The gripe has run its course in this community.
Henry Driver, who has been sick for some time, is now convalescing.
John Muff and wife were visitors, Sunday at his brothers' Conrad Muff.
There will be a public sale at the Elsea homestead next Saturday, Jan. 6th.
Aleck Sandburg is clearing some brush land preparatory to breaking in the
J.M.Epperson and wife ate Christmas turkey with her relatives in Macon, last
P.B. Wright and wife, of St. Jo., were guest of W.E. Floyd, during the holidays.
Mrs. Mat Richardson, of Shelby Co., is a visitor at her aunt's Mrs. Mary
Miss Lena Blomburg, who has been visiting in Illinois for three months returned
Misses Emma Thompson, Hattie Conklin and Ila V. Elsea, after a weeks vacation,
resumed their schools, Monday.
Dr. John T. Atterberry and I.N. Atterberry of Madison, were up to attend
the funeral of their uncle, Judge Atterberry, Monday.
W.B. Elsea and family and Luther Hatler, wife and daughter were at the anniverary
dinner of Mr. and Mrs. Goodding, Sunday.
Died, December 14, 1894 [my note: has to be 1893 as this paper is dated 5
Jan. 1894], at his home in Eagle township, Charles M. Elsea, in the 21st
year of his age. He leaves a heart broken mother, two brothers and a sister
to mourn their loss. Charley was an exemplary young man and beloved by all
who knew him, having professed his faith in Christ three years before his
death. The funeral services were conducted by the Rev. J.E. Norville, of