Lyle column: Peterson millinery, otranto mills destryoyed

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Wednesday, March 25, 1891
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Charles Peachey is building an addition to his house.

Farmers are making general preparations for the sowing time.

R. M. Boyd traded horses the other day. Consideration, a black calf.

Mrs. Evan Watkins, who has been quite sick, is improving.

J. H. Goslee's sister and her daughter, of Connecticut, arrived here last
Saturday. They will spend the summer with Mr. G.

We notice one of our Cedar City friends wearing mourning around one of
his eyes. Cause, a slight misunderstanding with one of his neighbors,
which settled on his eye.

Joe Gibson, formerly of London, but now of Duluth, is home on a visit. We
think there are other attractions aside from home for Joe in these parts.

John B. Robertson, who has been attending the State University, is visiting
friends and relatives for a short time. He will teach the Glenville school the
coming summer.

Miss Rose Marsh is spending a week at Owatonna visiting her sister Amelia, who
is attending the Pillsbury Academy.


J. C. Martin is on the sick list.

Spring has come, gentle Annie.

The funeral of Mr. Albert Fiaika's son was held at Minereka Saturday.

Our school has closed for two weeks on account of spring vacation.

Everson, Anderson & Co., are hustling out their seeders, harrows, etc.

Remember the Easter Ball March 30 at the opera hall. Music by Al Reeds band.

The mumps are raging in Lyle at present. They appear in no less than seven families.

Martin Nelson and Miss Denna Larson, of Nevada, were married on Tuesday last at the
home of the bride.

We are glad to report that Mrs. Willis Bryan, who has been dangerous sick for the past
six weeks, is improving very rapidly.

Botolf Hanson intends to move into the city about the last of April and will occupy the
house now occupied by O. G. Myhre.

Mrs. L. W. Sherman started for Pennsylvania last Thursday, having received a telegram that
her father was not expected to live.

Mrs. J. Curran had to give up teaching school last Friday on account of being taken with
the mumps. We understand she is quite sick.

E. L. Stanley had sold his forty acre farm to J. J. Hemsing, who will move into the city and
take possession of the same on or before May 1.

The Peterson sisters have opened a millinery store next door to M. O. Wilson & Son's, where
will be found the latest spring style of hats and a complete line of millinery goods.

Madison & Sanders have leased the vacant lot between their blacksmith shop and Johnson's
restaurant for the purpose of erecting a large machinery depot. They intend to handle all kinds
of farm machinery the coming season.

The Otranto flouring mills were completely destroyed by first last Wednesday afternoon about five
o'clock, having caught fire from a defective chimney. The mill and contents were worth nearly twelve
thousand dollars. Insurance about five thousand.