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Local News - October 1921

L. C. Krenkel, Publisher
R. L. and G. P. Downey, Mgrs.
Entered in the Simpson, Kansas
postoffice as second class matter.
$1.25 per year, in advance

October 20, 1921
        Henry Schwerman of Beloit has
purchased the Simpson Garage from
Parrish and Reid and will take po-
sesion the first of November.
        Earl Sams president of the J. C.
Penny Corporation accompanied
by Dr. Francis B. Short Superinten-
dent of the educational department
of the Company visited high school
last Friday. Mr. gave a short
talk at the chapel exercises.
        An other wedding of interest to
this community was that of Mrs.
Delia Peters to Riley Rhoades, both
of Simpson, which occured on Mon-
day October 17, 1921 at Beloit, Kans.
        Mrs, C. W. Stehley who has been
in the Beloit Hospital for several
days was able to return to her home
Friday evening.
        Mr. and Mrs. Clyde Sams and
family entertained Mr. Earl Sams
and Dr. Short of New York City
the first of the week.
        Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Selleck ar-
rived home Wednesday from a
visit at Woodbine, Iowa. Corn is
selling there for Twenty-One cents
a bushel.
October 27, 1921
        Miss Blanche Lyons who is at-
tending school at Hays, visited her
parents from Friday until Sunday.
        Paving was completed Tuesday
evening about 4 o'clock. They are
cleaning the dirt off the paving
from John Vernon's corner' west to
        Simpson is holding the record in
prices. We are able to enjoy a first
class movie show now for 5 and 10
cents. This is all, come and see
what the merchants are doing.
        The foot ball game last Friday,
between the Simpson high-school
boys and the Glen Elder boys was
a good one. The Simpson boys were
fortunate in three touchdowns and
kicking goals each time making 21
points to 0 for Glen Elder.
        On Monday, October 24, 1921
at three P. M. occured the mar-
riage of Miss Gladys Edmondson to
Alvin Peters, both of this com-
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