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Celebrated His Birthday

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Parent Issue
Day
4
Month
August
Year
1899
Copyright
Public Domain
OCR Text

Last evening Judge of Probate Newkirk got np trom the supper table aud was preparing himself to go down town, when in walked his neighbor üerbardt Josenhans and proposed a game of ciieckers. Now Judge Newkirk is sometbing of a checker player, and of course lie could not withstand a challenge. He little thonght that -Mr. Josenhans was au aren conspirator, and tbe innocent game of checkers wasonly a sabterfuge. A little while later a company of frienda walked iu aud took complete posession of the house. They presented tbe jadge witb a handsoine Stein as a slight token of their good wishes upon his 45th birthday anniversary. The good people played whist nntil a late hour, the only interruption being a toothsoine lunch. The parties present were Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Brown, Mr. and Mrs. John W. Bennett, Dr. and Mrs. H. K. Lmn, Ex-Sheriff and Mrs. William Judson, Mr. and Mrs. Fred Rentschler, Dr. and Mrs. A. C. Nichols, Mr. and Mrs. John Schlee and Mr. and Mrs. Gerhardt Josenhans. They all speut a áelightfnl eveniug.