Lake City Graphic

May 28, 1891

Mr. Abe White's new house in south-west town is up and enclosed.

Robt. Gabriel has embarked in the jewelry business at Farnhamville.

Guenther's restaurant has taken in more shelving and been nicely painted.

Mrs. A. J. Scott and son, H. A., were in the city yesterday from the Hub.

We are pleased to note that Mr. M. Easton is greatly improving in health.

E. W. Townsend was at the Hub yesterday, in company with Elbert Flinn.

C. S. Hopkins is putting up a handsome wove wire fence about his grounds.

Josiah Hartley has gone to Kansas City for a few days, to return Saturday.

M. K. Snyder has been wearing a crutch on account of a kick received from a horse.

Lue Bradley, the cutter at Englesby's market, is a home again after a three weeks lay off.

A Gypsy camp is located in Lake Creek timber near town, trading horses and begging ham bones.

Judge Early throws open his spacious residence grounds for use in celebrating the 4th at Sac City.

There will be no difficulty this year in procuring a plentiful supply of the necessary material for decorative purposes on memorial day. The woods are alive with ferns and flowers.

Mrs. W. C. Hungerford has returned from her ten days visit at Belle Plaine. Her brother E. N. Brown, who is yardmaster at What Cheer, returned with her and made a short visit.

Either Mr. Moody or Mr. Davy will be in town next Saturday, on business connected with their town lots. Parties interested in dealing direct with the proprietors of the new addition please take notice.

Lake City people have been doing good work beautifying the Lake Creek cemetery this spring. It will be well, reader, if you have a lot in this cemetery to see that it is put in presentable from before memorial day, Saturday.

W. C. Snyder, editor of the Lake City Blade, was in the city Monday, procuring bills for the Fourth of July celebration at the place. Hon. J. P. Dolliver, congressman from the Tenth Iowa District will be orator of the day.

Local Mention

C. F. Mighell is visiting in Sycamore, Ills.

Dr. McMackin has been fixing up his store room.

The season for gathering maple seeds has arrived.

F. D. Williams is off duty on account of ill health.

Arthur D. Whittemoe has returned to Utica, N. Y.

Geo. L. Brower is at home at 703 7th street Des Moines.

J. H. Gortner visited in Fontanette for the past week.

Frank Morse is with H. H. Feige in the jewelry business.

Nels Jensen has purchased lot 5, block 8, Moody's addition.

Frank Roosa has purchased lot 7, block 5, Moody's addition.

Charley Hill returned from Arkansas with Cy. Fulkerson, jr.

A boy baby was born to Rev. and Mrs. H. H. Ross Monday night.

Mr. And Mrs. Frank Cloud are the happy parents of a new girl baby.

S. A. Smith has built a new sidewalk at his place in south town.

Lasell & Chapman have purchased lot 6, block 5, Moody's addition.

West & Son completed the Clark Smith residence building yesterday.

J. M. Horigan's family have been wrestling with measles successfully.

It is pronounced "Fi-ga" - the name of our new jeweler, H. H. Feige.