Garden Grove Express May 18, 1893 Garden Grove, Iowa
James WHARTON, of Leon, was in town Tuesday.
Rev. John WRIGHT was with his father part of last week.
Mrs. C. A. MCCARTNEY and Harry, of Weldon, were in town Monday night.
Harvey NORTHRUP came down from Tingley Saturday on a visit to his parents.
Joe LEEPER and some of his bridge men were in this vicinity a day or two this week.
C. S. STEARNS attended the funeral of his late ward, Thomas KEERAN, Tuesday at Weldon.
Mrs. A. C. SIGLER, of Leon, visited her daughter, Mrs. J. J. EVANS, and family Friday night.
Miss Jet GORDON, who was at home for about ten days, returned to her place of business Friday.
D. P. GOODRICH, solicitor for the K. & W. was in town Tuesday looking after the interests of his road.
Mr. and Mrs. Joseph CULVER started for Chicago Monday. They will spend a couple of weeks at the World's Fair.
Rev. Robt. BEER went to Des Moines Tuesday and officiated at the CARTER-KELLOGG wedding which took place yesterday evening.
Miss Bina SWOPE, a popular teacher of the Garden Grove schools, attended the school entertainment Monday night. - Journal
Harry ARNOLD went to Chicago Tuesday with a load of fine hogs. There were two fast stock trains from down the branch that day.
Wallace BRUCE, foreman of the Express office at Garden Grove, was in town last Saturday and made the Journal a pleasant call. - Journal.
Sam BAKER came home from Centerville Sunday. He expects to remain in this vicinity for some time. Sam is the young man that will make it win any place.
Mrs. Nelson RHOADES, of Sopris, Col. came Tuesday. She is on her way to the World's Fair and stopped a few days with her brother-in-law Frank and family. Her husband is expected in a short time.
T. J. SILVERS came down from Humeston Saturday and visited his mother and other friends over Sunday. Tom is too good natured to become a confirmed bachelor, hence it is necessary for him to hunt up the lucky lady.
R. D. HALL and C. D. MALLETTE started for Tallahoma, Tenn. Monday on a visit to the former's parents as well as on a prospecting tour. They will doubtless have a very pleasant trip as the Tennessee weather must be very nice about this time of year.
B. F. ATEN returned home from Des Moines Friday. Ben stood a very creditable examination before the Supreme Court and is now a full fledged attorney-at-law. He has also received an appointment as postal clerk on the main line. He expects to follow that for a while.
Prof. and Mrs. DUNHAM returned Friday and are giving another term of lessons to a large and enthusiastic class of singers who are making marked advancement. We reiterate the fact that there are no better instructors than Prof. DUNHAM. The grand closing concert will be given Friday night.
Geo. E. JENNINGS, of Fremont, Neb. came Friday on a visit to his old home. He says he feels homesick to move back here when he considers the wonderful improvement in the town during the eight years he has been absent. Geo. is now a first-class mechanic and is doing well.