An interesting letter was published from the late H.M. Nichols, who was in Uncle Sam's army in the Philippines.
The paper contained account of the famous Uhter trial which was held in Chicago. Mr. Uhter was seriously hurt when he was hit by a street car while in Chicago.
Mrs. M.A. Halsted had passed away at the age of 75 years.
A surprise party had been given in honor of Mr. and Mrs. Perry Jones.
The notice of the election for the first stone roads to be built in this township appeared in this issue. The roads were built and (of course, with repairs added) some of them are still in use.
The Junior Epworth League were to give a box social at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Belshaw on March 3rd.
William Sheets, who was superintendent of schools, had given notice that a class of beginners would be started March 6th.
Frank Nelson was the victim of a surprise party gotten up by his friends a few nights before.
Colfax Lodge hall had just been dedicated and there was a big attendance at the services.
A roll of honor of those paying for their Tribune appeared and two of those paying -- E.J. Pixley and U.S. Bryant -- are still alive and readers of The Tribune each week.
James Pinkerton had the misfortune to split one of his big toes with an ax.
John Love had been given a surprise party on his 39th birthday.
Mr. and Mrs. Peter Klein had returned to their home in South Dakota after a visit with Lowell relatives.
From reading the advertisements in that issue we find only three who are still in business here, namely: Dr. J.A. Dinwiddie, S.C. Dwyer, and the Wilbur Lumber Company.
Wilbur Lumber Co. can furnish you lime either in bulk or in barrels. Brooms, the very best of fine carpet brooms, for sale by Charles E. Ketcham. Call on him.
Lowell will have to add another teacher this year.
When in Hammond, call at the Hotel Majestic lunch room. First class meals for 25 cents. Ed A. Mee, Prop.
Albert Webb has been awarded the contract of laying the brick in the Death-Clark brick block.
From Lowell Tribune of October 26, 1899:
Mr. and Mrs. DeWolfe and children, of Lake Village, were the guests of Mr. and Mrs. Curtis on Saturday night and Sunday.
W.J. Nichols took dinner with Mr. and Mrs. Laybourne on Monday. He is moving his farming implements out preparatory for his sale next Saturday.
Mr. and Mrs. Kerney and daughter, Miss Etta, of Lake Village, visited the former's son, William Kerney, Saturday and Sunday in Lowell.
Mr. and Mrs. Hiel of Morocco and her brother, William, spent Saturday and Sunday in Lowell.
Prof. Henry Cutler, of Lake Station schools, spent Sunday here with his mother.
C.J. Thompson, wife, and baby were Dyer visitors Sunday.
Emil Vallee is the proud father of a bouncing boy of nine pounds, which dates from the 20th. Mother and father are doing well.
Nancy Wiverly, of Chicago, spent last week with her parents.
Rev. Smith of Lowell preached to a crowded house here Sunday.
H.D. Fuller is building a fine cottage just east of town. Doug is his own carpenter.
Theodore M. Cutler and his best girl attended church here Sunday evening. Every thing went well until some mischievous boy changed his buggy wheels, and then he got red in the face.
Mrs. Will Porch of Palmar Station visited R.V. Porch here Sunday. Mrs. Ida Porch accompanied her home.
Our school is progressing finely under the management of J.Will Belshaw.
C. Seitz, of Chicago, is here this week buying hay.
Some of our people are waging war against the nickel slot machine.
Burnham post G.A.R. now occupies the K. of P. hall.
Don't fail to buy a ticket for the firemen's ball next Monday night.
Anda Nichols has sold his farm on Robinson Prairie to Herman Zanders for $50.00 per acre.
Ask Will Tanner what he knows about raccoons?
Bon Bon boxes from 5 cents to 30 cents at Everetts.
The party that borrowed Paul Mahler's level will please return it to this office, as he needs it.
E.E. Ragon, his wife and son, Forrest, returned Sunday evening from their visit with friends and relatives in Ohio.
A petition is being circulated for the purpose of getting out an injunction against the payment of the water works tax.
Dr. Bacon attended the meeting of the pension board yesterday.
Hereafter, the Rathbone Sisters will meet on Wednesday nights. Election next Wednesday night.
Alvah Lynch is spending his holiday vacation at home here.
Our school will close tomorrow for the holidays. Will open again on Tuesday January 2, 1900.
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