The Chariton Leader, Chariton, Iowa Thursday, June 7, 1906
LUCAS LEDGER ITEMS:
C.W. VORHEIS departed last evening for Durfee, Iowa, where he has accepted the management of the coal company's store.
JOHN JOHNSON southwest of Lucas, who underwent a very difficult operation last Friday afternoon still remains in a dangerous condition.
MISS EMMA JOHNSON who is one of the instructors in the college at Deer Lodge, Mont., is expected home next week to spend the summer vacation.
NELS STARK JR. and wife returned Sunday from Ottumwa where MRS. S. had undergone a surgical operation. We are pleased to say the lady is rapidly regaining health and strength.
Invitations have been issued for the wedding of MISS PEARLE ANNA WALLACE and EARL E. SANDERS, both of Norwood, June 27, at the bride's parents, G.N. WALLACE and wife, at high noon.
MISS ELSEY CUMPSTON and WILLIAM FULLER were married at high noon Sunday, May 27th, at the home of the bride's parents, S.S. CUMPSTON and wife, Elder Parley Batten performing the ceremony in the presence of the immediate families and a few friends.
MISS EFFIE ARNOLD of Otter Creek Township returned Tuesday from Minneapolis where she graduated in stenography.
Word has been received from D(?) RATE and wife of Colorado, that their home has been recently blessed with twin babies -- a boy and a girl.
At eight o'clock Tuesday evening, May 29th, a very pretty and impressive wedding took place at the home of the bride's parents, GEORGE WATKINS and wife in which LEHI WILKERSON and MARGARET WATKINS both of Lucas were married, Elder Parley Batten officiating.
A gang of men are working with the steam shovel at Clevaland preparing the ground for the removal of the depot and for the building of a mile or more additional sidetrack. So it appears that the calamity howlers who have predicted the speedy ending of No. 4 may have another guess coming.