Keystone Items - 25 July 1885
Corn is still booming.
Farmers have commenced cutting their hay.
A large number from our city were in Gothenburg, last Saturday.
The Col.'s "dead man" has not yet been found.
W. L. Declow is about again. He expects to return east soon.
Messrs. Dawson, Whetstone and Hawkenbury went to North Platte, last Tuesday, on business.
A. Schull had the misfortune to lose another horse last week, it being the second loss of the kind he has suffered this summer.
Abe Parsons is working for W. M. Johnston for a short time.
Ed. Graham and lady have just arrived from New York State. He has driven 1,300 miles since April.
W. M. Stebbins is erecting a cozy little barn on his claim, and otherwise improving the same.
The two sisters of H. C. Phillips, who have been spending a short time with him, returned to their home in York county, this week.
The various rumors that the new railroad will not strike our town, but pass to the valley by some route, are considered by all true Keystoneites to be false. Of course it will come to Keystone.
The school house under the supervision of Messrs. Thompson, Stebbins and Taylor, is making rapid head-way. We hope soon to be able to report a flourishing school in progress.