Before 23 April 1890 when it was reprinted in the Washington Press
Wellman Advance--This is a very good brand of religion. W.I.
Grecian living 7 miles southeast of here, has been sick and unable to
work for three or four weeks, his trouble resulting from is
grippe,mumps, etc. His farm work remained undone, and prospects were
not dazzling. But Tuesday 13 of his neighbors came with their teams and
machinery and before night had put in 35 (or 85)?? acres of grain for
the sick man. Here are the names of the good Samaritans: Chas
Brown, Dave Benson, Chas Bear, Slim Work, Dave Bishop, Fred
Bartholomew, Will Ofield, John Malin, Fred Mouser, Newt Arnold, Tom
Reeves, Henry Kenick and Jim Thomas.
4 May 1899
The Milwaukee is surveying an air line from Davenport to Kansas City.
It may run through Ainsworth and Washington, and again it may not.
There is a possibility, too that this air will amount to nothing more
than air. There is generally a strong element of uncertainty in
railroads as long as they are on paper only. The Black Diamond System,
11 May 1899
Report of Dayton School--for month ending May 8, 1899; No of days
taught, 10, No of pupils enrolled 39; No. of visitors 11; Names of
pupils not absent during the month: Harry Gray, Gallen Sitler, Lake
Polton, Elsie Whetstine; Zona Ayres, Loval Gray, Lila McConnell, Arah
McConnell, Opal Gray, Orpha Gray and Bessie Carr. Estella Blaker,