W. F. Groesbeck has the new deck in his store completed with the exception of the railing and has moved his coat and ready-made clothing department up on it.
Mrs. John Kell returned Friday from Parsons where she attended a synodical missionary meeting of the Presbytery of Kansas.
A ten pound boy was born to Mr. and Mrs. Harry Pennock living six miles west of Burlington Wednesday October 16th.
O. Pickering had a quince Saturday which was unusually large and almost perfect in chape.
M. E. Murray was here from Kansas City for a short visit with his folks.
On account of the lecture "Child Nature and Child Nuture" by W. H. Rockefeller at the Congregational church next Friday evening the date of the "Musical Evening" to be given by the Woman's Guild of the Church of the Ascension, has been changed to Tuesday, October 28th. Watch for the program.
George Teeple was born in Sussex county, New Jersey, on March 25, 1832. When five years old his parent removed to Canton, Ohio, where he lived until August 1869. He then came to Kansas and lived near Burlington until the time of his death on October 17, 1912.
Mr. Teeple was an old soldier and a member of the G. A. R. He served for three years in Company D., 107th Ohio Infantry. Mr. Teeple was very well known over Coffey county and for many years he was one of the county's successful school teachers. Before he became broken by old age he was a great man to walk and always walked back and forth from his school, even tho it was several miles away, and he always enjoyed the healthful exercise much more than riding.
He leaves a wife and three sons, Elmer of Gridley and John and C. S. of Burlington, besides a number of other relatives and a host of friends who mourn their loss.
The funeral was held at the Union Hall church Friday October 18th at 3 o'clock in charge of Rev. C. L. Hovgard of the M. E. church. The body was laid to rest in the Sherwood cemetery.
A pretty wedding took place Tuesday evening, October 15th, 1912 at the M. E. parsonage at Hartford when Miss Ida Fullen and Albert Dougherty were united in wedlock. They are both young people of many graces of person and manner and are to be congratulated on their choice of helpmates.
Mr. and Mrs. Dick Walter and children went to Chanute Saturday for a visit with Mr. Walter's brother before returning home. They have been here visiting George Walters.
Floyd Holloway went to Moody Saturday for a few days visit at the Green home.
Among those who ent to Hartford Friday on the train to witness the football game were: Lee Mauck, Dr. Howell, Fred Vasey, Clyde Rhinehart, John Salisbury, Clarence Garrett, Lester Pilcher, Rev. Yeakel, Paul Berry, Lee Rolston. The team also went up on the train and were accompanied by Coach Hepworth and Supt. Rupe.
Meister Singers Male Quartet at Newk's Monday evening.
Guy Webster came down from Strawn Friday to spend Saturday and Sunday.