April 25, 1895
Rev. Zink filled his appointment here, Sunday. Mr. W. Leason has taken a boy from the orphans' home...Miss Millie Pritchet spent Friday with her sister, Mrs. Hallowel...Willie Pound, agent for the Hawkeye churn, reports splended success. Mr. Horton is the inventor of this churn and anyone desiring first class butter would do well to take their rain water to him to have it churned...Orval Rahl attended services at the M.E. Church Sunday night...Bert Kennedy, of East Chapel attended church here...P. Miller has completed the house he has been remodeling and is now occupied by his son, N. T. Miller...Mr. T. H. Swain received four hundred fifity Ben Davis apple trees from the Decatur nursery last week...
May 16, 1895
Mrs. Bonham, of Osceola, is visiting her sister, Mrs. Geo. Crew...The cold weather of the past few days has done considerable damage to the fruit and gardens...Quite a number of the farmers have had their corn to replant on account of the cut worms...Miss Florence Stoneburner, of Folger, is visiting friends in this neighborhood...Mr. Gussie Pound is erecting a wind-mill on Tom Horton's spring. He proposes to force the water over to his farm, a distance of about forty rods. Myer & Son, of Osceola, are doing the work...Sol. Thurston, of Osceola, was in the neighborhood Monday. He bought two horses of O. M. Carter.
May 30, 1895
A colt show is to take place at Groveland next Saturday. All colts sired by Brodant, the Percheon stallion owned by Levi Oaks & Co., are entitled to compete.
August 15, 1895
Miss Florence Stoneburner, of Folger, spent Friday night with Miss Helen Welch...Some of the young people of this place went to Green Bay, Monday night, to attend a birthday party at V. Mullen's in honor of Miss Effie's eighteenth birthday...A cousin from Ottumwa is visiting Mrs. Ollie Lucy...Mr. Frank Higgins and family of Indianola, hve been visitng Mrs. Orr the pat few days...Mrs. Anna Montgomery, of Des Moines, is visiting her mother, Mrs. Miller...Mrs. John Thompson returned home Friday, accompanied by her sister-in-law and cousin... Misses Ora Bond and Myram Puckett are attending normal in Osceola...Mr. and Mrs. Frank Collins, of Folger, spent Friday night with Mr. and Mrs. Bady...Mr. and Mrs. T. Norton gave a party Monday night in honor of Miss Ida's birthday. About ninety of her friends were present. Ice cream and cake were served in abundance and a pleasant time is reported.
September 26, 1895
Dan Hollowell's baby is reported quite sick...Grandma McNichols returned home Friday night from a visit with friends in Oskaloosa...Mrs. Andrew Miller is quite sick at this writing...Mrs. Joel Pounds returned home Friday night from Illinois, where she has been visiting relatives for several weeks...Messrs. Oscar Beary, Ed Collins and brides will leave for their homes in Illinois, Wednesday. They will take the excursion over the K. and W. to St. Louis...The new school house is nearing completion. It is time the children were getting down their books and brushing off the dust...The picnic at Yates' Springs last Thursday was a decided success. Those failing to attend surely missed a picnic...Mrs. Thomas Horton entertained friends Sunday in honor of Illinois visitors.
October 3, 1895
Mr. P. W. Fogle and family visited at his father's northeast of Osceola Saturday night and Sunday...Rev. Robeson, our new minister, preached his first sermon this conference year last Sunday...Quite a number from this place took the excursion to Des Moines last friday to attend the show...Mrs. Andrew Miller is reported some better this week.
November 28, 1895
Four car loads of fat cattle were shipped from this place last Saturday...Mr. A. Morrison of East Chapel attended quarterly conference here Saturday afternoon...Mr. and Mrs. Sherrow of Green Bay, attended quarterly meeting Sunday...Rev. Samson, of Van Wert, assisted Rev. Tillotson Saturday and Sunday in the quarterly meeting...Mr. and Mrs. Riley Adams were the guests of Mr. Short's Sunday. ..Mr. and Mrs. Watt Fogle of East Chapel visited his brother, Perry Saturday and Sunday.
December 12, 1895
Mr. and Mrs. Arnold of Green Bay, were the guests of Mr. T. E. Carter's Sunday...About twenty of Will Orr's friends invaded his corn field and husked out his corn. Will is some better at this writing...Mrs. Sherrow and daughter, of Green Bay, attended church here Sunday...Mr. and Mrs. Mac Lucy have gone to Des Moines for an indefinite length of time...Mr. and Mrs. Hoxie are staying on thier farm during their absence.
January 14, 1904
Mr. and Mrs. Elwood Carter moved to their new home in Osceola last week...Miss Edna Pound is visiting Miss Daisy Kennedy at East Chapel this week...Will Horton and wife returned to their home in Kansas City Friday, after spending the holidays with their parents, Mr. and Mrs. Horton...The swap social at Earl Kennedy's Saturday evening was well attended in spite of rain and sleet. Divers articles were swapped and every one had a jolly time. Cake and fruit formed the refreshments...Perry Fogle and little Pearl Weeks are on the sick list...Mrs. N. McBride entertained the Ladies Aid last Wednesday in royal style. It was an all day meeting and the ladies sewed carpet rags and knotted comforts and did ample justice to a beautiful dinner. Nearly all the members were present and a most enjoyable time reported. That evening the aid and their husbands went to Mr. Carter's to spend the evening with them before their removal to Osceola.
February 11, 1904
Uncle Philip Miller is having his ice house filled this week...Mrs. Thos. Horton has the lagrippe...Blanche Miller is spending the week with her aunt, Mrs. Standish...Misses Nellie Horton and Ina Short spen tMonday night and Tuesday with Miss Clevie Stroud...Mrs. Adam Miller is suffering from a badly bruised limb, resulting from a horses kick. Jennie McCann is taking charge of household affairs during her illness...Phil McCann and wife entertained a jolly crowd the other evening. Some of the people had a serious time in reaching their destination but was soon forgotten in listening to the experience of Messrs. Belhand Fogle. Everyone had a good time and departed feeling glad they had been there...Tilden Stroud, of Missouri, is visiting his sister, Clevie.
June 16, 1904
Phil Miller and family spent Sunday with his sister, Mrs. Standish...Beryl and Ray Leonard, of Osceola, spent a few days with Groveland friends last week...Mrs. Sarah Wilson went to Creston Saturday to visit her daughter, Mrs. Will Pound, who is taking treatment there. Th Miller and McCann families attended the Miller-Priest wedding at Weldon last Wednesday...Miss Chriswell's mother and sister from Creston visited her one day last week...George Lowman and famiy visited Groveland friends Sunday....Kelly Wilson ,wife and little son visited relatives in Weldon Sunday...Mrs. Ed Kierulff and children were the guests of Mrs. Ol Cox week...Children's day services will be held at Groveland Sunday evening, June 20th.
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THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 17, 1908
THE OSCEOLA DEMOCRAT
County Letters - Groveland
The Groveland school commenced last Monday with Miss Pearl Tallman as teacher.
Mrs. Matt McCann and daughter Jessie who have been sick for some time are both reported better at this writing.
THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 12, 1908
THE OSCEOLA DEMOCRAT
County Letters - Groveland
Mrs Jackson of Murray is the guest of her daughter Mrs Robins of this place. The Ladies Aid Society of Groveland furnished the lunch at Mrs Millers sale last Thursday. Miss Pearl Tallman visited over Sunday at her home near Weldon. Miss Minnie Reeves and Margaret Childers of Osceola were guests of M A Pounds family Sunday. Mr Will Leeson is reported on the tick list at this writing. Mr Vern Pounds and wife took dinner at O E Pounds Sunday. This neighborhood was supplied with coal last week from Pound and Feming of Leslie.
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