Mr. and Mrs. E. C. Pocock and children have been spending several days here visiting her mother, Mrs. Sarah Anthony. Mr. Pocock is a good example of what a man can do to better himself even after he has a family to support and has reached an age at which educational progress generally stops. Mr. Pocock of recent years has finished the course of study at the State Normal at Emporia. that he was able to do so demanded the strictest economy and had his wife not assisted him in every way possible by saving he could never have done it. They left Wednesday for Dodge City where he has been engaged as head of the commercial department in the high school.
Walter Dedrick, formerly of this city, and more recently editor of the Gridley Light was married to Miss Addie Hemenway of Hope, Kansas, in San Francisco on July 26th. They will live in Sananselmo, a suberb of San Francisco. Miss Hemenway is a daughter of M. C. Hemenway of the Hope Dispatch. The young coupld first met at the editorial meeting at Topeka last winter. They were fellow passengers on the recent editorial excursion to the coast and found they just suited each other. Dedrick is well-known all over Kansas on account of his bright newspaper paragraphs. His Coffey county friends wish him and his bride a long and happy wedded life.|
Captain Schwarts, carrier on Route 2, which runs west of town, was unable to cover but a few miles of his route Tuesday on account of the high water.
Mrs. A. C. Bell of Troy, Kansas, and little nephew of Texas have been visiting at the G. E. Dickinson home. Mrs. Bell is Mrs. Dickinson's aunt.
Ernest Briles of the Crandall neighborhood, left Monday for Topeka to close a deal by which he becomes the owner of the Stafford Republican which he buys from State Treasurer Earl Akers. The Republican is one of the strong papers of central Kansas. Ernest is a young man of good talent and a large fund of energy and industry and will undoubtedly make a success in the newspaper business.
Mrs. Ernest Davis is here visiting the parents of her husband, Mr. and Mrs. J. M. Davis. She came here from Mildred where her own parents reside. Ernest has been in San Francisco as a member of a chior from Chicago which competed for a $10,000 prize. This choir tied with Okland for first place in the contest and received $5000.
Thomas McLain, Mrs. Thomas McLain, his wife, Thomas McClaire, Mrs. Thomas McClaire, his wife, Thomas McClain, Mrs. Thomas McClain, his wife, Zophar Tuttle, Mrs. Zophar Tuttle, his wife, if living, or if dead, then the unknown heirs, devisees, administrators, executors, trustees and assigns of such of you as are dead. Being sued by John L. Clark for The West Half of the North-west Quarter of Section Twenty-nine (29) in Township Twenty-one (21) of Range Fifteen (15), East of the Sixth Principal Meridan, and adjudging and decreeing...for title.