Lyle column: dances, death

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Wednesday, December 5, 1888
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Dr. Cobb has several cases of diphtheria east of the grove.

Ole Knuteson Hange lost a child with diphtheria Saturday morning.

L. W. Sherman has returned from St. Paul and is as full of business as ever.

S. K. Dennis is the name of our new photographer, and he hails from Rochester.

The Thanksgiving dance was well attended and a success socially and financially.

A new building between the blacksmith shop and livery stable is to be used for a feed mill.

The town was full of teams Saturday, giving the town the appearance of lively business.

Stacy & Crosby, of Osage, Iowa, are the new poultry dealers. They are located first door south
of the meat market.

Postmaster Collins declares he will never vote the Democratic ticket again, the boys say, but some
of them think he is only fooling.

Peter Hansen has a large stock of sleigh bells but they don't sell worth a cent this kind of weather. Better
trade them for fly nets Peter.

Gus Blumberg had the misfortune to saw a couple of fingers on his left hand last week. A couple of weeks nursing
will repair the damages however.

A pleasure party, in driving across the country near Mona, ran off the bridge and was capsized, breaking a collar bone
for F. A. Penny, of Mona, and was capsized, breaking a collar bone for F. A. Penny, of Mona, and dislocating an elbow for
a Mr. Crosby, of Osage, Dr. Cobb dressed the wounds.

Holver Knutson, who has been a great sufferer with a disease that clung to him for several months and reduced him to a
mere skeleton, now weighs 174 lbs. or more. All his acquaintances are glad to note the improvement.

We trust that the photographer who has rented the gallery for five years will do well. The people of Lyle and vicinity should
encourage such enterprise and it is a benefit to any man living near to make all branches of business a success.

Theodore Thorson died at Grand Forks, Dakota, and was brought to Lyle Saturday for interment. He was about 25 years of age.
His parents live in this vicinity and have the sympathy of a large number of friends, who mourn his untimely death.

We see that August Webber and other zealous Republicans keep up their election day bulletin on August's shop. Election is past,
but perhaps they mean it for a beacon light, to the Democrats, warning them of dangers in the next campaign.