Clipped From Freeport Journal-Standard
GALENA GOLFERS VOTE TO v PURCHASE HOME GROUNDS Club Pays $8,500 for Fifty Ac-re Tract with Nine -Hole Course (Special to Journal-Standard) Galena, 111., Dec. 9—At a mcet- ' Ing held last evening the Galena Golf club completed -plans for tlio purchase of the golf links used by •, tho 'organization since its formation three years ago. The land., is l>elng purchased, from Henry J. blenberg and isia GO-acre tract, the purchase . price being- $8,500 or at a rate of $170 per acre. The grounds are located located ono and one-half miles north of Galena on Route 5. The 'nine hole golf course •will now b»eomo the property of tho. club. , The club, since Its Inception, has enjoyed a splendid growtln now having having nearly seventy members. Judge H. ti. Heer, chairman o£ t h e grounds committee, and the following following officers were instrumental in bringing about the purchase: President—Frank T. Sheean Vice President—A. J. Asm us . Secy.-Treasurer—AV. A. Homrich It is planned to erect a new club •liouso next spring and make further improvements on the course which •\yill place it on a par with other •courses throughout northern Illinois, Illinois, southern AVlsconsin and cast- ,orn Iowa.