Saturday, December 18, 2010

JEROME News - 17 May 1894

The Iowegian - 17 May 1894
  Mr Wales is building a new house east of his brother's new one.
  Mrs E A White was out from Centerville Friday last s well pleased with their new Jerome home.
  Mr Shorter is kept busy plastering the new houses around town.
  Donald Forsythe made the regular run Sunday night.
  Dr Wales, of Davis City, was a Jerome visitor last week. Doc is a native of old Appanoose and was well pleased with the way Jerome is growing.
  Mystic's ball team came up last Friday and Jerome did them up, they were not satisfied and came up again Monday and our Jerome boys did them up like hot cakes. Come again boys.
  P  B Wilkes of Centerville, was in Jerome Friday and Saturday on business.
  Dougal Forsythe of Mystic was a Jerome visitor Monday.
  John Lowrey is building up quite a reputation as a ball pitcher. Capt Anson has wrote to him and made him an offer.  We expect to keep him here to do up Mystic.
  B Fenton and family, of Centerville, were visitors at the home of M T Allen Sunday.
  Mr Ad Pendergast is building a new house east of town.
  The Red Ribbon club gave a refined entertainment Saturday night. Miss Ross sang a solo that charmed all the boys.
  There was a meeting of singing society at the home of Miss Ross Thursday night and a delightful time was the verdict.
  Mr John White has the bill to let for his new residence which he will soon build.
  Mr Hagan our enterprising postmaster is building a new block on the square for a general store and PO.
  Mr Sam Stoner who lives west of town is building an addition to his barn.
  Mr Will Faulk has the plan of his new addition. He is to build in June.
  Jerome is on the move, all is life and the building will continue as the men all expect to work soon.

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