16 March 1894
Rev. J. I. Nickolson has resigned his work at Meridan in Cherokee Co.
and is at present visiting at home...Will Mitchell, and I.M. Lewis, of
Ainsworth were in Keota Saturday figuring on buying a butcher shop..Lee
McCleary lost a young horse from the effects of being cut on a barbed
wire fence...R. C. Ferguson went to Eureka Tuesday evening to attend
the wedding of J.W. Lewis to Miss Lois Hopping.
Your correspondent is personally acquainted with this happy couple and
sincerely hopes "that their journey through life may be as happy and
free as the dancing waves on the bright blue sea"... Rev. Hunt peached
for the Campbellies a the Hill Sunday....One of our young men says he
has read of water being turned into wine, but until recently did not
know of wine being turned into salty water. ...A Mr. Stewart from
Washington has rented the farm vacated by Mr. Richie.