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Posted By: Lois Shaul (email)
Date: 6/23/2019 at 16:24:50

Glenwood, Feb 5, 1909

Pacific Junction Department

Mrs. George Powels,living South of the Junction, is reported very sick, with stomach trouble.

Mrs. Rhuie Kelly is now able to be out and walk around slowly. She drove to Glenwood on Tuesday.

Claude Anderson has been looking after court matters considerable of the time the past week at Glenwood.

Elijah O'Neill and James Ault have sold the Plattsmouth ferry to John Richardson and a man by the name of Jacks.

Mr. and Mrs. S.O. Burgess returned this week from their western trip. They did not stay as long as they had expected.They visited as far west as Oregon.

William Webster, president of the bank at Monroe , Neb. was in the Junction Tuesday Looking after the old John Wright farm of which he is now the owner.

Miss Mila Moore returned Tuesday from Emerson and is home all this week, The Emerson schools having been temporarily closed on account of a case of scarlet fever.

DR. J.B. Jack, the well known B and M. Burlington Relief surgeon, has been promoted to the medical department of the "Q" at Chicago. He has been succeeded by Dr. H.H. Blodgett of Omaha.

The six week old babe of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Haynie has been quite sick this past week with pneumonia. Mrs. J.L. Bellatti of Glenwood came down Wednesday to assist in the care of the little one.

Operator George Summitt on Tuesday received a pair of cute little Guinea pigs.They are reported to have a Rooseraltian propensity for multiplication. They make nice pets.

Mr. and Mrs. Joe Shepard returned on Monday to Creston, Joe having had charge for ten days of the night switch engine in the Junction yards. They are talking of removing to Shenandoah where Mr. Shepard may be given permanent charge of the switch engine at that point.

Wes Mulica has missed his calling. He should have been a novelist in place of a switchman. His imagination is rich and rare.He gives a graphic description of the manner of which the wind lifted the roofs off 17 flat cars last Friday morning. Wes says the last he saw of the "lids" they were floating off in the wind toward Bartlett.

Mrs. E.A. Purcell, accompanied by Miss Pearl Purcell, was in Glenwood Wednesday.

The women of the Christian Mission met at the home of Mrs. D.M. Dunbar.

Charles E. Roland, who has been on a farm north of the Junction the past year, has rented the old C.F. Timmons farm south of town for the coming year.

John F. Peyton on Wednesday sold his pool hall to Horace Sharbahn, a young man from Wayne, Neb. The latter will run a short order business in connection with the pool hall.


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