The dance given by the Woodmen on Friday evening last for the benefit of one of their members, was well attended, and about $26 was realized.
Nelson Plumb, of Streator, was a visitor here on Tuesday.
The youngest child of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Clodt is very sick at this writing.
The older mill is doing a good business, and everything is lively around there.
A farewell party was given Mr. and Mrs. Miles Masters on Saturday night last, about fifty guests being present from Dayton, Wedron and Ottawa. Refreshments were served after which the host and hostess were presented with a very fine oil painting.
Mrs. H. S. Ladd, who has been visiting Mr. and Mrs. A. W. Ladd returned to her home on Wednesday at Rising City, Neb.
Miss Brennan, who has been a guest of Mr. and Mrs. McBrearty for some time, returned to Chicago Wednesday.
Miss Carrie Ward, while visiting Luther Furr and wife, of Brookfield, met with a painful, but not serious, accident on Friday last. While riding a horse a plank in the bridge broke throwing both horse and rider. Miss Ward at first thought nothing serious of the accident, and did not complain for a day or two, but finally called on Dr. Pettit, who informed her that her shoulder was dislocated, and advised her to go to the hospital at once, where she was given chloroform and the injury reset. She is resting easy at this writing.
Two new members were initiated in the Woodmen lodge last evening.
The brick mill is shut down for a few days undergoing repairs.
Mrs. James O’Meara is quite sick. Dr. Butterfield is in attendance.
Mrs. Jackson Channel is ill at her home.
Lyle Green has just finished putting up 100 tons of silo for winter use.
The grave yard is being mowed and put in shape.
We are so busy making cider it is hard for me to do justice to our Dayton items.
- The (Ottawa) Republican-Times, September 20, 1900, p. 4, cols. 4-5