02 December 1898 - Pg. 1
"Born on Sunday last a son to Mr. and
Mrs. H. T. Miller of Pleasant Valley."
"Mr. and Mrs. George Klinger are the
happy parents of a baby boy born Thanksgiving day."
"Those New York
"Mr. and Mrs. E. Trott, from the
Children's Aid Society of New York, arrived yesterday with a
party of 20 little boys and girls to be distributed among the
homes in this vicinity. All were readily taken but five boys and
two girls, and Mr. Trott will remain two or three days at the
Commercial House in anticipation of their being called for by
some worthy people. The following is a list of those 'disposed
Leon Meierson, age 5, taken by Geo. M. Fritz;
Albert Meierson, age 3, taken by F. A. Williams; Harry and Wm.
Fahr, ages 13 and 8, taken by A. Scoville, Elkader; Isabelle
Stewart, age 8, taken by B. F. Page; Agnes Jacobs, age 14, taken
by J. J. Tope; Roy West, age 11, taken by C. Stirk; John Keife,
age 8, taken by G. J. Hannis, Clermont; Tony Patris, age 15,
taken by Josh Moore; Wm. Rogers, age 15, taken by C.
Shermerhorn; Harry Johnson, age 11, taken by Geo. Husk."
"Marriage Licenses - Herbert
Oscar Wilson and Rosa Pepper; Alfred B. Spicer and Mary E.
Ernst; Mark McMasters and Louise Olson; Warren Crowe and
Harriett Wilburn; Henry Nuland and Susan Hicks; Charles Tonkison
and Elizabeth Downing; James M. Shelton and Emma J. Baker;
Edward G. Burkhart and Georgina Beyersdorg; Gustave Gundacker
and Esie Vosteen; Walter Chapman and Emma Herschinger; Frank J.
Haye and Nellie Follen; Edmond F. Meskel and Alta C. Earon;
Almon Wickham and Grace Chapman; True Matthews and Clare Ward."
"Maynard - A daughter was born to Mr.
and Mrs. Will Mittlestadt, November 23."
Mr. and Mrs. Charlie Barnes are the proud parents of a young
daughter, born Nov. 21."
"Waucoma - Dr. Dodd tells us of a bright
baby which made its appearance at the home of G. Smudlach last
"Sumner - A. B. Rief and Miss Lizzie
Dickman were married at the bride's home in this city last
"Marcus Phillips Deihl is the name of
the welcome new comer at the home of Mr. and Mrs. C. A. Deihl."
"A girl was born to Bert Frisbie and his
wife on Tuesday. It was their first child. Oelwein Journal."
"Married at the M. E. parsonage, Friday
eve., Nov. 25, '98, by Rev. J. A. Davis, Edward F. Meskel and
Miss Alta C. Earon, both of West Union."