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~Monona County -- Newspapers Reported the Community Happenings

~Just in case you were wondering what your Monona County ANCESTORS were doing in 1900.
~Researched & typed by Mike Swenson.
January 1900
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Alphabetical Index of Names -- News Excerpts January 1900

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Abrams
Monona County Gazette 4Jan1900 Local News Bruce Abrams this week moved from the Louis Paine house to the Ned Sampson residence lately purchased by him.

Adams
Monona County Gazette 4Jan1900 Local News Mrs. S. Tillson will soon occupy the Louis Paine residence recently vacated by Bruce Adams.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 18Jan1900 East Sioux Miss Oak Adams of Onawa is the guest of Nora Bell.
Monona County Gazette 25Jan1900 Blencoe News Charles Wilkinson recently sold nearly $1,000 worth of stock cattle to Adams and Whittaker for their large ranch near Little Sioux.
Monona County Gazette 25Jan1900 Moorhead Mr. and Mrs. Peeshak spent Sunday with Alpha Adams, six miles southeast of town.

Addington
Onawa Weekly Democrat 11Jan1900 Castana News Addington Brothers shipped three car loads of cattle to Chicago Wednesday of last week. The boys went through with them.

Agburn
Monona County Gazette 25Jan1900 Moorhead Rev. Agburn, who has been holding revival meetings the past three weeks, left this week for Logan.

Ainsworth
Onawa Weekly Democrat 4Jan1900 News at Castana Mrs. Ainsworth of Onawa was a Castana visitor Wednesday.
Monona County Gazette 25Jan1900 Local News Miss Foster visited from Friday of last week until Monday afternoon with Mrs. Ainsworth. She was on her way to Sioux City from Omaha.

Aldrich
Onawa Weekly Democrat 11Jan1900 Blencoe in Print Charles H. Aldrich was here last week and wrote the Blencoe letter for the Gazette. His good nature never fails to show itself.

Aldridge
Onawa Weekly Democrat 4Jan1900 News at Castana Charley Aldridge was in Onawa a few days this week on business.
Monona County Gazette 4Jan1900 Lincoln News M.H. Aldridge of Sloan is visiting Mrs S.R. Fletcher.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 18Jan1900 Castana News Charles Aldridge was a passenger for Sioux City Monday.
Monona County Gazette 18Jan1900 Local News C.H. Aldridge, who has been helping in the Gazette office the past two weeks, was taken ill last Thursday and not improving as he should, went to Sioux City Monday where he is now at the Samaritan hospital We hope for him speedy and ultimate recovery.
Monona County Gazette 18Jan1900 Lincoln News Harl Aldridge of Sloan is visiting at the home of Miss Elsie Rhoades.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 25Jan1900 Local News C.H. Aldridge came back from Sioux City last week and is now temporarily with the Gazette.

Allen
Onawa Weekly Democrat 4Jan1900 Claud Allen came over from Lyons Friday to look after some interest here and returned home Sunday accompanied by Mrs. Lon Allen. Mr. Allen has bought the Reeder farm southwest of town a mile and will move on it about 1Mar1900.

Allison
Onawa Weekly Democrat 4Jan1900 Arthur Allison returned to Omaha Tuesday to resume his studies there after spending the holidays with home folks. Walter Allison returned with him.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 4Jan1900 Blencoe in Print The contest for the crokinole board that has been on at the cash store the past three weeks ended Saturday night. Miss Edith Riley carried off the prize with 1712 votes; Eddie Allison being second with 1510 votes.
Monona County Gazette 18Jan1900 Whiting News J.W. Polly purchased a bunch of cattle of J.D. Allison this week.
Monona County Gazette 18Jan1900 Whiting News J.D. Allison has returned from the eastern part of the state with 70 head of cattle.
Monona County Gazette 18Jan1900 Whiting News About 20 friends of J.D. Allison and wife surprised them last Friday evening.
Monona County Gazette 25Jan1900 Blencoe News Mrs. Frank Allison gave a jolly social party Tuesday evening complimentary to her brother William Sampson of Michigan, who has been making her a pleasant and welcome visit.

Amundson
The Mapleton Press 19Jan1900 Casper Amundson to Ole O. Berg; n ne 36-83-42 $2350
The Mapleton Press 19Jan1900 Ole O. Berg and wife to Casper Amundson; nw se 31-83-43 $1200

Anderson
Monona County Gazette 4Jan1900 Castana News Mrs Kate Anderson of Council Bluffs came in Tuesday evening from Le Mars for a visit with her sister Mrs. J.B.P. Day. Mr. Anderson is engaged with Deere Wells and Co. as collector with his headquarters at Le Mars.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 11Jan1900 Whiting Anderson and Co. were hauling their flax from over the river last week. They shipped out one car Saturday and another Monday. The river became so dangerous Sunday that they had to put off haling until colder weather. The flax brought $1.85 a bushel.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 11Jan1900 Castana News Mrs. Mattie Anderson, a sister of Mrs. J.P.B. Day, came Thursday night for a few weeks visit with her sister and numerous other friends in Castana.
Monona County Gazette 11Jan1900 Local News ?m Anderson was here from Decatur ?sday.
Monona County Gazette 11Jan1900 Whiting News Jim Anderson of Decatur NE last week attended to the shipping of his flax and wheat from this station. He shipped one car Saturday and another Monday. As early as the river is in condition he will finish his shipment of wheat, some 2000 bushels, together with a large number of hogs and cattle.
Monona County Gazette 11Jan1900 Castana News Mrs. Kate Anderson with her sister Mrs. Joe Day is renewing her old acquaintance with her old friends and neighbors.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 18Jan1900 Castana News A Mr. Anderson of LeMars visited over sunday with J.B.P. Day.
Monona County Gazette 18Jan1900 Castana News Mrs. Kate Anderson of Council Bluffs who has been visiting with her sister Mrs. Joe Day left for home Tuesday morning.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 25Jan1900 The Week In Whiting James Anderson is in town superintending the shipping of 8,000 bushels of his corn.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 25Jan1900 Local News A case was brought by certain citizens of Moorhead before Judge Gaynor to set aside the election held for the purpose of incorporating the town on alleged irregularies. The decision of the court is that owing to said irregularities the proceedings were illegal. Brown and Anderson were the attorneys on the part of the citizens. This leaves the people of Moorhead ready for a new move in the matter of municipal incorporation.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 25Jan1900 Soldier Gus Anderson made a trip to Kiron last week.

Andrews
Monona County Gazette 18Jan1900 Local News Wednesday at the residence of E.E. Bakke and wife a pleasant home wedding occurred when their oldest daughter, Louise A., was married to Rev. Aaron S. Johnson of Sioux Rapids IA. At 6PM the sweet strains of the wedding march played by Jennie Ballard announced the approach of the bride and groom with Agnes Bakke, sister of the bride, as maid of honor and Godfrey Johnson, brother of the groom as best man, took their places in front of the double windows in the west parlor. Rev. C.H. Hjortholm performed the ceremony which was witnessed by 65 of the immediate relatives and intimate friends of the contracting parties. Supper was served by Mrs. Oscar Bakke, assisted by Mrs. Nessle, Emma Andrews, Annie Peterson and Molly Kelly. Mr. and Mrs. Johnson left Thursday night for Elbow Lake MN where Mr. Johnson is pastor of the Norwegian church at that place. The following were the out of town guests: A. Gilbertson of Mapleton, Miss Aggie Bakke of Albaton, Mrs. Durman and Mollie Kelly of Whiting, Godfrey and Miss Anna Johnson, H.A. Johnson and wife, Mrs. Amon Johnson, Mrs. J.S. Barstadt and daughter of Sioux Rapids, Mr. and Mrs. B.R. Mickelson of Linn Grove, Mr. and Mrs. M. Christofferson, Thor, A. cyrpeanson of Eau Claire WI, P.A. Fione of Sloan.
The Mapleton Press 20Jan1900 J.W. and Sarah Isom to Frank Andrews; undivided 1-11 e and nw sw 25-82-43 $100.00

Armstrong
Onawa Weekly Democrat 25Jan1900 Local News Mrs. Armstrong of Logan, who has been visiting her sister, Mrs. W.T. Popejoy the past week, returned home Friday.

Arnold
Monona County Gazette 11Jan1900 Whiting News The public installation of officers of the Odd Fellows Lodge was held Tuesday evening. The installing officer was District Deputy Grand Master H.W. Cunningham of Onawa. The officers were as follows: N.G., A.J. Weeme; V.G., W.R. Barnard; R. Sec., Bert Elliott; F. Sec., Joe Arnold; Treasurer, Taylor Daily. After the installation was over a banquet was served by the lodge which was enjoyed by the Odd Fellow, their wives, and their friends.

Ashenfelter
Monona County Gazette 4Jan1900 Local News P.C. Ashenfelter and wife of Grant Center visited with R.B. Ropes' family over Sunday.
The Mapleton Press 19Jan1900 William McGar from Grant Center called at this office a few minutes while in town Wednesday. It is the opinion of Mr. McGar that Grant Center is the greatest hay shipping point in Iowa and as evidence stated that one dealer Mr. B.C. Ashenfelter had already shipped out 175 car loads, and that numerous other parties were in the business and doing well.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 25Jan1900 Grant Centre P.C. Ashenfelter is still busy shipping hay, hogs, etc.

Ashton
Monona County Gazette 11Jan1900 Local News Cora and Francis Morris and Fred Hudson celebrated their birthdays all in one Monday evening by inviting forty of their young friends to help them. Miss Ashton assisted in entertaining the company.
Monona County Gazette 18Jan1900 Local News ?ss Ashton, sixth grade teacher, was a guest of Miss Rice, assistant principal over Sunday.
Monona County Gazette 18Jan1900 Local News The pupils in Miss Ashton's room were quite elated over Governor Shaw's visit to talk to them Tuesday afternoon.

Atkinson
The Mapleton Press 19Jan1900 A.B. Atkinson, who lives six miles northwest of town, will sell his stock and farm machinery at public auction next Thursday January 25th, having previously sold his farm, and will engage in the mercantile business at Nemaha, Sac county, from which place he returned yesterday, after having completed his buildings and made everything ready to commence operations as soon as his business is closed up here.

Atwood
Onawa Weekly Democrat 18Jan1900 The Week in Whiting Samuel Atwood, E.M. Cassady, William Huscroft and Capt. Parker attended the G.A.R. installation at Onawa on Friday.
Monona County Gazette 25Jan1900 Whiting News Roy Atwood left for Wyoming Wednesday evening.

Austin
Onawa Weekly Democrat 4Jan1900 Beverley W. Wade who was raised in Onawa and was for several years assistant electrician at the power house was married on New Years to Miss Madge Austin of Sheridan WY. Mr. Wade is a resident of that city.
Monona County Gazette 4Jan1900 Local News Married WADE-AUSTIN -- 1Jan1900, at the home of the bride's father, Mr. J.W. Austin at Sheridan WY. Mr. B.W. Wade and Miss Madge Austin. Bev Wade grew from childhood to manhood in Onawa, where the family has resided for some 20 years, and has hosts of friends here who will wish him and his the greatest joy. William Wade, his father is an old soldier of the great civil war. The Wades are and have always been held in high esteem by the people of this community and any good fortune which may come to them will be hailed only with pleasure by their great number of friends of so many years.
Monona County Gazette 11Jan1900 Whiting News The Misses Anna and Mattie Walworth of Lincoln have visited several days with their sister Mrs. Austin at Castana.
Monona County Gazette 18Jan1900 Castana News M.F. Minthorn, formerly of Moorhead, has purchased the Castana drug store and will be a resident here at once. He will occupy the Austin house which Editor Newton vacated Thursday, moving into the Nixon place.

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Backer
Onawa Weekly Democrat 04Jan1900 Grant Backer spent a part of the holidays at home.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 04Jan1900 Arthur and Ollie Backer are visiting friends and relatives at Woodburn IA this week.
Monona County Gazette 11Jan1900 Whiting News Arthur Patterson is at the Backer hardware store in the absence of Art Backer.

Bader
Onawa Weekly Democrat 4Jan1900 Blencoe in Print The Blencoe Threshing Co., which is composed of twelve of our farmers here, met last week and settled up the year's business and elected the following officers for the year 1900: L.L. Bader, president; William Davis, secretary; Jasper Cook, banker. The year 1899 was a prosperous one to the company, they doing a great deal of outside work besides all of their own.

Baird
Onawa Weekly Democrat 4Jan1900 Local News Married on 3Jan1900 at the M.E. parsonage by Rev. C.L. Stevens, Mr. Joseph P. Hantz and Miss Jean Baird of Willow township.

Baker
Monona County Gazette 11Jan1900 Turin James Baker shipped two car loads of fat cattle to Chicago Tuesday.
Monona County Gazette 11Jan1900 Turin James Baker, Fred Moore, O.M. Moorse and Perry Ingraham are in Chicago this week.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 17Jan1900 Blencoe in Print Mr. and Mrs. Brownlee of Ida Grove are visiting at the home of Philip Baker this week.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 18Jan1900 Turin News James Baker was in Chicago this week with two cars of stock.
Monona County Gazette 18Jan1900 Blencoe News Mr. and Mrs. Brownlee of Ida Grove are here visiting Philip Baker and family.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 25Jan1900 Turin News List of farmers and the amount they are feeding: James Baker, O.E. Brown and John Potts head the list with 200 head each; Peter Peterson has 42 head; J.R. Jepson has 20 head, R.T. Reese goes near the top with 150 head; Mrs. Rhinehart, 15 head; Moore Brothers, 60 head; Nels Nickelson, 20 head, and George Cork 25 head.
Monona County Gazette 25Jan1900 Blencoe News Phillip Baker has recently built himself a new and roomy agricultural implement house on his farm some four miles south of town.

Bakke
Monona County Gazette 11Jan1900 Local News Invitations are out for the wedding of Miss Louise Bakke and Rev. Johnson which will occur next week Wednesday.
Monona County Gazette 18Jan1900 Local News Wednesday at the residence of E.E. Bakke and wife a pleasant home wedding occurred when their oldest daughter, Louise A., was married to Rev. Aaron S. Johnson of Sioux Rapids IA. At 6PM the sweet strains of the wedding march played by Jennie Ballard announced the approach of the bride and groom with Agnes Bakke, sister of the bride, as maid of honor and Godfrey Johnson, brother of the groom as best man, took their places in front of the double windows in the west parlor. Rev. C.H. Hjortholm performed the ceremony which was witnessed by 65 of the immediate relatives and intimate friends of the contracting parties. Supper was served by Mrs. Oscar Bakke, assisted by Mrs. Nessle, Emma Andrews, Annie Peterson and Molly Kelly. Mr. and Mrs. Johnson left Thursday night for Elbow Lake MN where Mr. Johnson is pastor of the Norwegian church at that place. The following were the out of town guests: A. Gilbertson of Mapleton, Miss Aggie Bakke of Albaton, Mrs. Durman and Mollie Kelly of Whiting, Godfrey and Miss Anna Johnson, H.A. Johnson and wife, Mrs. Amon Johnson, Mrs. J.S. Barstadt and daughter of Sioux Rapids, Mr. and Mrs. B.R. Mickelson of Linn Grove, Mr. and Mrs. M. Christofferson, Thor, A. cyrpeanson of Eau Claire WI, P.A. Fione of Sloan.
Monona County Gazette 18Jan1900 Whiting News Mrs. Lena Durman and Molly Kelly went to Onawa Wednesday to attend the Bakke-Johnson wedding.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 25Jan1900 Albaton News Miss Agness Bakke attended the Johnson-Bakke wedding in Onawa last Wednesday evening.

Ball
Onawa Weekly Democrat 25Jan1900 Grant Centre A. Ball will occupy the McDonald house after 1Mar1900, having sold his farm. He talks of summer feeding cattle here.

Ballard
Onawa Weekly Democrat 11Jan1900 Whiting Ed. and Will Ballard who have been visiting friends in Decatur returned home Saturday.
Monona County Gazette 11Jan1900 Whiting News W.G. and Ed. Ballard drove to Onawa on business Monday.
Monona County Gazette 11Jan1900 Whiting News Mr. and Mrs. Jess Eggleston are now nicely located in the Ballard residence in east Whiting.
Monona County Gazette 11Jan1900 Whiting News Ed. and Will Ballard came home from Decatur Saturday where they had been visiting with John Delashmutt and family.
Onawa Weekly Democrat The Week in Whiting 18Jan1900 W.G. Ballard left Sunday for his Wood Lake NE ranch where he has 4 or 5 hundred cattle.
Monona County Gazette 18Jan1900 Local News Wednesday at the residence of E.E. Bakke and wife a pleasant home wedding occurred when their oldest daughter, Louise A., was married to Rev. Aaron S. Johnson of Sioux Rapids IA. At 6PM the sweet strains of the wedding march played by Jennie Ballard announced the approach of the bride and groom with Agnes Bakke, sister of the bride, as maid of honor and Godfrey Johnson, brother of the groom as best man, took their places in front of the double windows in the west parlor. Rev. C.H. Hjortholm performed the ceremony which was witnessed by 65 of the immediate relatives and intimate friends of the contracting parties. Supper was served by Mrs. Oscar Bakke, assisted by Mrs. Nessle, Emma Andrews, Annie Peterson and Molly Kelly. Mr. and Mrs. Johnson left Thursday night for Elbow Lake MN where Mr. Johnson is pastor of the Norwegian church at that place. The following were the out of town guests: A. Gilbertson of Mapleton, Miss Aggie Bakke of Albaton, Mrs. Durman and Mollie Kelly of Whiting, Godfrey and Miss Anna Johnson, H.A. Johnson and wife, Mrs. Amon Johnson, Mrs. J.S. Barstadt and daughter of Sioux Rapids, Mr. and Mrs. B.R. Mickelson of Linn Grove, Mr. and Mrs. M. Christofferson, Thor, A. cyrpeanson of Eau Claire WI, P.A. Fione of Sloan.
Monona County Gazette 25Jan1900 Whiting News Will Ballard returned first of the week from his visit to Council Bluffs.
Monona County Gazette 25Jan1900 Whiting News Ed Poland of Council Bluffs was visiting first of the week with his cousins Ed and Will Ballard.

Ballett
Onawa Weekly Democrat 4Jan1900 William Miller was a business caller at this office Tuesday. He sold his farm in Franklin last fall and has just commenced the erection of a good sized dwelling house in the southwest part of town and expects to have it ready for he and his family to occupy by 1Mar1900. Jacob Ballett is doing the carpenter work.

Barker
Onawa Weekly Democrat 17Jan1900 Blencoe in Print E.L. Barker of River Sioux has been engaged by James Cook to run his implement store and do some collecting.
Monona County Gazette 18Jan1900 Blencoe News E.L. Barker of River Sioux has purchased the implement business of Cook and Son and will again make their home in Blencoe.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 25Jan1900 Blencoe in Print E.L. Barker is collecting for Cook and Son and is meeting with good success. It is quite probable that Mr. Barker will be connected with the implement trade here the coming season.
Monona County Gazette 25Jan1900 Blencoe News Mrs. E.L. Barker of Little Sioux was in Blencoe Wednesday and Thursday this week.

Barnard
Monona County Gazette 11Jan1900 Whiting News The public installation of officers of the Odd Fellows Lodge was held Tuesday evening. The installing officer was District Deputy Grand Master H.W. Cunningham of Onawa. The officers were as follows: N.G., A.J. Weeme; V.G., W.R. Barnard; R. Sec., Bert Elliott; F. Sec., Joe Arnold; Treasurer, Taylor Daily. After the installation was over a banquet was served by the lodge which was enjoyed by the Odd Fellow, their wives, and their friends.
The Mapleton Press 20Jan1900 J.B. Barnard to Clarence Darnell; ne and ne se 35-85-43 $6840.00

Barr
Onawa Weekly Democrat 4Jan1900 Turin News H. Barr went to Moorhead Saturday on business.
Monona County Gazette 25Jan1900 Local News Commissioners have been appointed by the district court to fix a day, and to hold, an election for the incorporation of the town of Turin. Their names are W.E. Roberts, Thomas Mann, J.M. Clemmenson, H.C. Bridgeman and H.C. Barr.
Monona County Gazette 25Jan1900 Turin It is rumored that Ed Magness has sold the livery barn to Mr. Barr.

Barstadt
Monona County Gazette 18Jan1900 Local News Wednesday at the residence of E.E. Bakke and wife a pleasant home wedding occurred when their oldest daughter, Louise A., was married to Rev. Aaron S. Johnson of Sioux Rapids IA. At 6PM the sweet strains of the wedding march played by Jennie Ballard announced the approach of the bride and groom with Agnes Bakke, sister of the bride, as maid of honor and Godfrey Johnson, brother of the groom as best man, took their places in front of the double windows in the west parlor. Rev. C.H. Hjortholm performed the ceremony which was witnessed by 65 of the immediate relatives and intimate friends of the contracting parties. Supper was served by Mrs. Oscar Bakke, assisted by Mrs. Nessle, Emma Andrews, Annie Peterson and Molly Kelly. Mr. and Mrs. Johnson left Thursday night for Elbow Lake MN where Mr. Johnson is pastor of the Norwegian church at that place. The following were the out of town guests: A. Gilbertson of Mapleton, Miss Aggie Bakke of Albaton, Mrs. Durman and Mollie Kelly of Whiting, Godfrey and Miss Anna Johnson, H.A. Johnson and wife, Mrs. Amon Johnson, Mrs. J.S. Barstadt and daughter of Sioux Rapids, Mr. and Mrs. B.R. Mickelson of Linn Grove, Mr. and Mrs. M. Christofferson, Thor, A. cyrpeanson of Eau Claire WI, P.A. Fione of Sloan.

Bartholomew
Onawa Weekly Democrat 04Jan1900 J.A. Bartholomew and wife spent New Years in Sioux City visiting relatives.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 11Jan1900 Blencoe in Print Rev. A. Bartholomew of Whiting will preach at 7:30 p.m. in the school house Sunday evening and after the services the sacrament of the Lord's supper will be administered. An old fashioned Methodis love feast will be held at 7 p.m.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 11Jan1900 Turin News The second quarterly conference will be held in Turin next Saturday at 1:30 p.m. In the evening Rev. A. Bartholomew will preach a revival sermon.
Monona County Gazette 11Jan1900 Turin There will be preaching in the church Saturday evening by Reverend I.A. Bartholomew of Whiting. Quarterly meeting services Sunday morning.
Monona County Gazette 11Jan1900 Moorhead O.P. Shoff has sold the livery bar to Bartholomew and Dilley. They took possession Tuesday.
Monona County Gazette 11Jan1900 Moorhead Nolan Brothers have sold their interest in the livery barn to Bartholomew and Dilley and left Tuesday for Smithland.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 17Jan1900 Blencoe in Print Rev. Betts of Sioux City conducted the quarterly services at the M.E. church Sunday evening instead of Rev. Bartholomew of Whiting. He preached an excellent sermon.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 18Jan1900 Turin News Rev. Bartholomew of Whiting did not preach here last Sunday on account of sickness. Rev. Morgan of Blencoe took his place.
Monona County Gazette 18Jan1900 Turin The Rev. L.A. Bartholomew of Whiting, who was advertised to preach here last Saturday and Sunday was detained at home by severe sickness in his family and Rev. Mr. Betts of Sioux City came in his stead.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 25Jan1900 The Week In Whiting The revival meetings begun last week in the M.E. church are drawing good crowds and a good deal of interest is being manifested. Thus far the meetings have been conducted by the pastor, J.A. Bartholomew, but he expects the latter part of this week, evangelest J.W. Martin and wife. They are now in a meeting at Kamrar IA.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 25Jan1900 Local News Rev. Bartholomew has closed revival meetings at the Lincoln church.
Monona County Gazette 25Jan1900 Moorhead John McLaughlin of Willow township sold the first bunch of cattle in town this week to Bartholomew and Dilley.

Bartlett
Onawa Weekly Democrat 11Jan1900 Milo Bartlett returned Tuesday from Marshalltown where he had been since last summer.

Barton
Onawa Weekly Democrat 11Jan1900 Castana News John Hughs, who has been working in Missouri Valley for the past two months, returned Friday. He will work in the harness shop for W.S. Barton and Co. for a few weeks.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 18Jan1900 Castana News W.S. Barton was in Omaha on business a few days last week.

Bassinett
Onawa Weekly Democrat 11Jan1900 Miss Bassenett left Tuesday for Cuba City WI to attend the funeral of a sister.
Monona County Gazette 18Jan1900 Local News Miss Bassinett, primary teacher, returned Saturday from her sudden trip home. She resumed her duties in the school ?day.

Bassette
Onawa Weekly Democrat 4Jan1900 Blencoe in Print W.D. Bassette who has been spending a week with his father in Burlington CO returned home Wednesday.

Bassinett
Monona County Gazette 11Jan1900 Local News Margaret Murphy is teaching this week in the primary room during Miss Bassinett's forced absence.
Monona County Gazette 11Jan1900 Local News Miss Bassinett, primary teacher, was called home Monday by the death of her brother and brother's little boy.

Bates
Onawa Weekly Democrat 4Jan1900 Rodney Miss Alice Bates, our primary teacher, is spending her two weeks vacation with her parents at Holstein.
Monona County Gazette 11Jan1900 Rodney Miss Alice Bates who has been visiting with relatives and friends in Holstein during the past two weeks returned home Wednesday.

Battin
Onawa Weekly Democrat 18Jan1900 Local News Mrs. Battin was in Sioux city Tuesday on business.
Monona County Gazette 18Jan1900 Local News ? Dr. Battin and Miss Cora Pike ? at Sioux City shopping Tuesday of ? week.
Monona County Gazette 18Jan1900 Local News Tuesday evening the Modern Woodmen of America with their wives and lady friends congregated in the Masonic hall for the purpose of installing the officers of the lodge publicly. The following officers were duly installed: Venerable Counsel, G.A. Oliver; Worthy Advisor, R.L. Hawkins; Banker M.T. Pember; Clerk, S.A. Howard; Watchman, C.S. Butler; Sentry, L. Messing; Physician, Dr. Battin; Manager, L.C. Sears; Escort, L.E. Paine.

Beaman
Monona County Gazette 18Jan1900 Blencoe News Will Beeman left last week for Lincoln NE where he expects to attend school.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 25Jan1900 Local News Mr. and Mrs. J.W. Beaman are spending the week with Mr. and Mrs. Wonder at Mondamin.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 25Jan1900 Local News Miss Sadie Beaman arrived home Sunday after a month's visit with her sister Mrs. R. Gamet of Mondamin.

Bean
Onawa Weekly Democrat 11Jan1900 Blencoe in Print J.M. Johnson and Fred Bean of this section were called to Missouri Valley this morning to work for a few days.

Bearce
Monona County Gazette 18Jan1900 Local News Mayor Bearce has recovered from his ?t illness but is not as strong as he ? before taken sick.

Beard
Monona County Gazette 4Jan1900 Local News Cyrus Beard of Denison was in town Wednesday on business.

Beck
Monona County Gazette 18Jan1900 Local News ?ll Beck, living north of Whiting, ?n town Tuesday.

Bell
Onawa Weekly Democrat 18Jan1900 East Sioux The home of George Bell was the scene of much merriment on New Year's night.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 18Jan1900 East Sioux Miss Oak Adams of Onawa is the guest of Nora Bell.

Belz
Monona County Gazette 4Jan1900 Castana News The Belz restaurant is now being plastered and will soon be in the swim with the other houses on Third Street.

Benedick
Onawa Weekly Democrat 25Jan1900 Grant Centre Mrs. Benedick is teaching a very successful term of school here, 31 pupils are enrolled.

Benjamin
Monona County Gazette 4Jan1900 Lincoln News Charlie Benjamin of Missouri Valley spent Christmas at home.
Monona County Gazette 11Jan1900 Lincoln News Closson Benjamin of Onawa spent a few days with home folks last week.

Bennett
Monona County Gazette 18Jan1900 'Advocate 11Jan1900' Eugene Bennett is in Onawa this week looking over the abstract records.
Monona County Gazette 25Jan1900 Turin T? Bennett talks of building a house in town.

Berg
Onawa Weekly Democrat 11Jan1900 Soldier Mr. and Mrs. Sever Berg of Spring Valley visited with Mr. and Mrs. Anthon Hanson Sunday.
The Mapleton Press 19Jan1900 Casper Amundson to Ole O. Berg; n ne 36-83-42 $2350
The Mapleton Press 19Jan1900 Ole O. Berg and wife to Casper Amundson; nw se 31-83-43 $1200

Best
Onawa Weekly Democrat 4Jan1900 L. Nelson, who has been the excellent baker at Colby's bakery for several years, has bought the Best restaurant in Mapleton and will take charge this week. Mr. Best, who was a former Onawa citizen, will return to Onawa and work for Mr. Colby. He is a fine workman and a good citizen.
The Mapleton Press 5Jan1900 The Model Bakery has changed hands H.B. Best having sold to L. Nelson of Onawa who took possession yesterday. Mr. Best and family have moved to Onawa where he will take the place of Mr. Nelson in a bakery. In this exchange Mapleton loses a good citizen and an excellent family. Mr. Nelson is accompanied by his family and being an experienced baker, will keep the business up to a high standard of excellence. For the present they are not prepared to accomodate boarders.
Monona County Gazette 18Jan1900 Local News Clarence Best returned Tuesday from Mapleton where he had been to attend ?ty.
Monona County Gazette 18Jan1900 Mapleton Elmer and Clarence Best of Onawa spent a few days in town the first of the week.
The Mapleton Press 19Jan1900 Clarence Best was up from Onawa Tuesday.

Betts
Onawa Weekly Democrat 17Jan1900 Blencoe in Print Rev. Betts of Sioux City conducted the quarterly services at the M.E. church Sunday evening instead of Rev. Bartholomew of Whiting. He preached an excellent sermon.
Monona County Gazette 18Jan1900 Turin The Rev. L.A. Bartholomew of Whiting, who was advertised to preach here last Saturday and Sunday was detained at home by severe sickness in his family and Rev. Mr. Betts of Sioux City came in his stead.
Monona County Gazette 18Jan1900 Moorhead Quarterly meeting services were held at this place last Saturday and Sunday. Presiding Elder J.B. Trimble of Sioux City held quarterly conference Saturday afternoon, and Rev. Mr. Betts of Sioux City preached Saturday evening and held the usual quarterly meeting services Sunday. There was a good congregation for each service.

Bigelow
Onawa Weekly Democrat 11Jan1900 Whiting Frank Bigelow was in Onawa Monday.
Monona County Gazette 11Jan1900 Whiting News Frank Bigelow, W.T. Graves, and Charles Scholes were at Onawa Monday where they met with the assessors.

Bird
Onawa Weekly Democrat 25Jan1900 The Week In Whiting On Monday Mrs. Jacob Bird, a former resident of this community well remembered by many of our older citizens was brought here by her husband from Creighton NE, for burial in the Harrison cemetery. The immediate cause of Mrs. Bird's death was dropsy. The remains were accompanied here by Mr. Albert Bird, wife and two daughters of sloan, Mr. John Hollenbeck of Nebraska, and other friends. The remains were brought here that they might lie beside those of her father and mother. Mr. and Mrs. Hollenbeck and her brother, Jesse Hollenbeck, died here a number of years ago.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 25Jan1900 Albaton News W.D. Bird of Sloan was a business caller in town Tuesday.

Bisbee
Onawa Weekly Democrat 11Jan1900 Castana News Mr. and Mrs. C.W. Bisbee left for Los Angeles and other points in California the first of the week. They expect to visit in that country about two months.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 18Jan1900 Mr. and Mrs. C.W. Bisbee of near Castana were guests of Mr. and Mrs. J.M. Hathaway Monday night. On Tuesday they left for Los Angeles CA where they will visit friends the coming two months.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 18Jan1900 Castana News The young people enjoyed the skating on Bisbee's lake south of town Saturday night.
Monona County Gazette 18Jan1900 Turin Mr. and Mrs. C.W. Bisbee left this place Monday evening for a trip to California to visit with relatives and friends.

Bishop
Monona County Gazette 18Jan1900 Moorhead Mr. F.E. Bishop and family left Tuesday evening for Omaha where he expects to learn the barber trade.

Blackburn
The Mapleton Press 5Jan1900 John Blackburn, a Monona county pioneer, recently died in Florida, where he had lived at intervals since 1881 for the benefit of his health. Mr. Blackburn settled on the bank of the Little Sioux river seven miles east of Onawa in Jun1857. He buildt there Monona county's first water power mill and made the first flour in the county on 25Dec1857. At one time he owned 1000 acres of Monona County land.
Monona County Gazette 25Jan1900 Turin Elmer Blackburn met with a serious accident Monday. A horse fell on him and broke an ankle bone.

Blackman
Monona County Gazette 18Jan1900 Local News The past week has been taken up in the district court with the cases of Good vs Cook and Durst vs Crow & McLaughlin. The former was decided in favor of plaintiff and the latter in favor of defendants. In the case of C.R. Blackman vs L. Kessler and John Eads the supreme court reversed the decision which had been in favor of defendants.
Monona County Gazette 25Jan1900 Local News At the Hotel Monona: J.A. Phillips of Dunlap; H.A. Bromleigh of Washington DC; M.A. Struble of Sioux City; C.R. Blackman and B.S. Noble of Ida Grove; J.E. Chubbuck of Carroll; L.B. Munger of Castana; M.J. Kahn of Des Moines; A.J. Ehlers of Chicago; and F.T. Rand of St. Louis.

Blade
Monona County Gazette 25Jan1900 Turin Miss Blade returned to Mapleton on Monday evening.

Blair
Onawa Weekly Democrat 4Jan1900 Mrs. A.O. Blair was in Sioux City Saturday.
Monona County Gazette
4Jan1900 Whiting News Mrs. Ida Blair was in Sioux City Saturday.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 18Jan1900 The Week in Whiting John R. Blair returned last week from Broken Bow NE where he has been for some weeks selling stock cattle.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 18Jan1900 The Week in Whiting Mrs. A.O. Blair was in Sioux City Monday. She expects to leave next Monday to join her husband in Mills county.
Monona County Gazette 18Jan1900 Whiting News Miss Ida Blair went to Sioux City Monday.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 25Jan1900 The Week In Whiting Mrs. A.O. Blair left for her home in Mills county Monday.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 25Jan1900 The Week In Whiting G.H. Elliott and J.K. Blair were in Council Bluffs Saturday.
Monona County Gazette 25Jan1900 Whiting News J.R. Blair was a passenger for Sheldon IA Sunday evening.
Monona County Gazette 25Jan1900 Whiting News Mrs. Ida Blair left Monday for her new home at Emerson IA.
Monona County Gazette 25Jan1900 Whiting News G.H. Elliott and J.R. Blair were transacting business in Council Bluffs Saturday.

Blanchard
Onawa Weekly Democrat 11Jan1900 Castana News Claude Blanchard of Soldier came up for a Sunday visit with the family of C.R. Nixon.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 25Jan1900 Soldier Claud Blanchard attended a party at Carroll last week given in honor of Green Bay Lumber Co.

Bloomy
The Mapleton Press 19Jan1900 Mrs. George Fredlein and Mrs L. Bloomy who had spent a week visiting at the home of Mr. and Mrs. John Schrunk left Tuesday for their homes near Guttenberg IA.

Boe
Monona County Gazette 11Jan1900 Moorhead L.K. Boe returned from Chicago Tuesday.

Boher
The Mapleton Press 19Jan1900 Wes Jones and B.F. Boher were here from Ute Tuesday.

Bolter
Onawa Weekly Democrat 11Jan1900 Senator Bolter of this district was made chairman of the democratic joint caucus held in Des Moines last night. Bolter has a longer legislative career than any man now in the legislature.

Bomer
Onawa Weekly Democrat 4Jan1900 Turin News A surprise party was given at the home of Daniel Bomer Friday night. The evening was spent in games and ended up in an old Virginia real. A pleasant time was had by those present.

Bond
Onawa Weekly Democrat 4Jan1900 News at Castana Peter Bond of Ticonic was in Castana Wednesday.

Booker
Monona County Gazette 18Jan1900 Ute I.P. Circle sold his 160-acre improved farm south of Mapleton last week to J.E. Scott for $5000. Mr. Circle bought the farm of B.F. Booker about 2 years ago for $4000 and has made several hundred dollars worth of improvements. Mr. Circle will go to Oklahoma soon to look at the country and if he is favorably impressed with it will locate there. He is one of our best citizens and we hate to part with him. He makes the move for the benefit of his sons Elmer and Ira who have attained their majority and want farms.

Bordner
Monona County Gazette 11Jan1900 Local News Messrs John Everson, Will Lawrence, Henry Cunningham, Warren and George Bordner attended Odd Fellows lodge at Whiting Tuesday night, when the newly elected officers were installed by district deputy Grand Master H.W. Cunningham.

Bouls
Onawa Weekly Democrat 25Jan1900 The Week In Whiting Ed. M. Whiting has the Bouls saw mill in the Whiting settlement and is sawing up 80,000 feet of cottonwood lumber. This is being sawed from timber planted 35 or 40 years ago.

Bouslaugh
Onawa Weekly Democrat 4Jan1900 News at Castana Will Bouslaugh has sold his dray to Jessie Lloyd of Mapleton. Mr. Lloyd moved his family into the Will Cole house.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 18Jan1900 Castana News Henry Cunningham was over Monday night 8Jan1900 and installed the following officers in the I.O.O.F. lodge here: N.G., W.F. Hawthorn; V.G., P.T. Waples; R. Sec., J.P. Payne; P. Sec., C.W. Norcross; Tres., W.W. Bouslaugh.
Monona County Gazette 25Jan1900 Local News At the Onawa House this week there were the following out of town guests, among others: J.H. Cork of Moorhead; Thomas Peabody of Lincoln; E.H. Williams of Sioux City; John Willmer and William Holdgrafer of Charter Oak; Jasper Bouslaugh of Castana; H.M. Briener and C.A. Smith of Lyons NE; and A.H. Morley of Decatur NE.

Boutwell
Onawa Weekly Democrat 25Jan1900 Local News Russell Boutwell of Blencoe was in town Tuesday and made this office a business call.

Bowen
Monona County Gazette 11Jan1900 Whiting News B.F. Morris, E.M. Cassady, and attorneys Evans and Bowen were passengers to Onawa on different matters of a business nature Monday.
Monona County Gazette 11Jan1900 Castana News Myron Willey will move into the Nixon house this week and Dr. Bowen will take his place early next week.
Monona County Gazette 11Jan1900 Rodney W.J. Bowen of Onawa was visiting with friends in Rodney Thursday.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 18Jan1900 Rodney There was a meeting at the Congregational church last Sunday evening for the purpose of organizing a Christian Endeavor. The officers elected were: President, Mr. Bowen; Vice President, Miss Fannie McDonald; Secretary and Treasurer, Dr. Fisher.
Monona County Gazette 18Jan1900 Whiting News Mayor Bowen was courting in Onawa first of the week.
Monona County Gazette 18Jan1900 Whiting News E.L. Freeman of Chicago, formerly of Decatur NE, visited with Mayor Bowen Wednesday.

Bowers
Onawa Weekly Democrat 4Jan1900 Blencoe in Print Clyde Bowers who was married some time ago in the eastern part of the state is expected home this week. He will go to housekeeping on his farm south of town.
Monona County Gazette 4Jan1900 Blencoe News Clyde Bowers and wife are expected home this week.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 11Jan1900 Castana News Hunter and Bowers shipped a car of sheep to Chicago Wednesday of last week.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 25Jan1900 Castana News J.S. Bowers left Monday for Chamberlain SD to look up a location and he will buy a carload of sheep while there.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 25Jan1900 Blencoe in Print Mr. and Mrs. C.C. Bowers delightfully entertained a number of young people at Crokinole on Thursday evening.
Monona County Gazette 25Jan1900 Blencoe News Clyde Bowers and wife gave a pleasant social party Thursday evening last week for a number of their young friends.

Bowie
Onawa Weekly Democrat 11Jan1900 Blencoe in Print Bowie and Shea are invoicing their stock of goods this week.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 11Jan1900 Blencoe in Print Roger Fowler and wife of River Sioux visited the families of Messrs. Dingman and Bowie Saturday and Sunday.

Bowman
Monona County Gazette 4Jan1900 Castana News J.F. McClemont who shared the big tumble with J.B.P. Day 23Dec1899 is gaining but is yet sore and the Old Rustler, who had the closest call of his live, moves with great caution yet and gets up and down with difficulty. He has gone under the care of Dr. J.C. Bowman the chiropractic, who has made some wonderful cures here and she is helping him right along from the start.
Monona County Gazette 11Jan1900 Castana News Mrs. Dr. Bowman has purchased the Myron Wiley home and will use it as a starter for a sanitorium. After looking over lots of country she finds no place that fills her idea of a healthy and pleasant place for invalids as the city on the hill and she has made a stake to tie to for the present. If the future justifies she will next move for an enlarged home that will be a credit to her work and a good thing for the neighborhood.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 18Jan1900 Castana News Mrs. Dr. Bowman bought the Myron Wiley property last week.
Monona County Gazette 18Jan1900 Castana News Dr. J.C. Bowman moved into the Myron Wiley place Thursday where she will have more and better room for her many patients. She has several patients from Onawa that attend regularly and are being greatly benefited.
The Mapleton Press 19Jan1900 M.A. Wiley and wife to Julia Bowman; lot 4 and w half of 5 blk 18, Castana $2000
The Mapleton Press 19Jan1900 Julia Bowman to Ida Wiley; lot 4 and 75 feet 6 block 22 Castana $225
Onawa Weekly Democrat 25Jan1900 Castana News Dr. J.C. Bowman on Thursday had an acetylene gas plant put in his residence.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 25Jan1900 Local News County Surveyor Fessenden and J.W. Bowman who were appointed by the board of supervisors to survey a portion of Sioux township to re-establish lost corners are now at this work. It is about a three weeks job.
Monona County Gazette 25Jan1900 Local News Mrs. Dr. J.C. Bowman, chiropractic of Castana, it is rumored expects soon to arrange for a two or three days' professional visit to Onawa each week. This lady has certainly met with much success in the eastern part of this county in the past year or during her residence at Castana.

Boyd
Monona County Gazette 18Jan1900 Local News The following newly elected officers of Queen Esther Chapter No. 222. O.E.S. were installed Wednesday evening by Dr. C.W. Cope: W.M., Mrs. L.C. Sears; W.P., W.D. Brown; A.M., Mrs. J.W. Huff; Con, Mrs. J.G. Smaltz; A.N., Mrs. C.W. Cope; Sec., Mrs. R.L. Hawkins; Treas., Mrs. C.H. Huntington; Marshall, Mrs. C.S. Pike; Chaplain, Mrs. John Brandin; Organist, Mrs. G.W. Buckley, Warden, Mrs. D.A. Pember; Sentinel, F.W. Snow; Star Officers, Adah, Minnie Kramer, Ruth, Mrs. Egli; Esther, Mrs. John Oliver; Martha, Mrs. Lark, Elecia, Mrs. Boyd.

Bradbury
Monona County Gazette 4Jan1900 Local News District Court Clerk Bradbury went in to Chicago Friday last week and returned Thursday last. During his absence his deputy, Miss S.M. Hilton, who writes such a smooth hand in the big records, was in charge of the office.

Bradt
The Mapleton Press 26Jan1900 Mrs. H.W. Dyer enjoyed a three days' visit from Mrs. J.H. Bradt of Rockwell City and Mrs. J.H. Dixon of Ames, who returned to their homes Monday.

Brandon
Monona County Gazette 4Jan1900 Local News The social party at the John Brandon home New Year's night was attended by six couples of jolly young people.
Monona County Gazette 18Jan1900 Local News The following newly elected officers of Queen Esther Chapter No. 222. O.E.S. were installed Wednesday evening by Dr. C.W. Cope: W.M., Mrs. L.C. Sears; W.P., W.D. Brown; A.M., Mrs. J.W. Huff; Con, Mrs. J.G. Smaltz; A.N., Mrs. C.W. Cope; Sec., Mrs. R.L. Hawkins; Treas., Mrs. C.H. Huntington; Marshall, Mrs. C.S. Pike; Chaplain, Mrs. John Brandin; Organist, Mrs. G.W. Buckley, Warden, Mrs. D.A. Pember; Sentinel, F.W. Snow; Star Officers, Adah, Minnie Kramer, Ruth, Mrs. Egli; Esther, Mrs. John Oliver; Martha, Mrs. Lark, Elecia, Mrs. Boyd.

Brazell
The Mapleton Press 19Jan1900 Belle Brazell has taken up the work of the Freshmen on probation.

Bray
Monona County Gazette 11Jan1900 Moorhead Mrs. Bray of Ute is spending a few days with J.W. Downing and family.

Breithauer
Monona County Gazette 18Jan1900 Ute Henry Breithauer, M. Peters, J.J. Miller and Chris Evenson each shipped a car of fat cattle to Chicago last Sunday morning.

Brett
Monona County Gazette 25Jan1900 Moorhead John D. Brett and Miss Petre Stark were united in the holy bonds of matrimony last Saturday at the home of Rev. V.M. Easton. Miss Stark is a very attractive and estimable young lady and respected by all who know her. John is a very progressive young man and has a host of friends.

Brewer
Onawa Weekly Democrat 4Jan1900 News at Castana C.C. Brewer has traded his farm to Mr. Valentine for his elevator at this place. Mr. Brewer took possession this week.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 11Jan1900 Castana News C.C. Brewer shipped a car of hogs to Sioux City Wednesday.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 18Jan1900 Castana News C.C. Brewer shipped a car of hogs to Sioux City Saturday.
Monona County Gazette 18Jan1900 'Advocate 11Jan1900' L.H. Valentine has traded the elevator at Castana which he purchased a short time ago to C.C. Brewer of that place for his farm.

Bridgeman
Onawa Weekly Democrat 18Jan1900 Turin News H.C. Bridgeman was in Onawa on business Friday.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 18Jan1900 Turin News Ed. Dilley, the Moorhead liveryman, was visiting with H.C. Bridgeman and wife last week.
Monona County Gazette 18Jan1900 Turin H.C. Bridgeman was in Onawa Monday.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 25Jan1900 Turin News Mr. and Mrs. J.R. Bridgeman were visiting in Preparation last week.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 25Jan1900 Turin News A. Dilly who has been visiting the Bridgeman family has returned to his home in Pender NE.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 25Jan1900 Turin News Little Blanche, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. H.C. Bridgeman, who has been sick for two weeks is slowly improving.
Monona County Gazette 25Jan1900 Local News Commissioners have been appointed by the district court to fix a day, and to hold, an election for the incorporation of the town of Turin. Their names are W.E. Roberts, Thomas Mann, J.M. Clemmenson, H.C. Bridgeman and H.C. Barr.
Monona County Gazette 25Jan1900 Turin Homer Bridgeman was doing business in Castana Monday.

Briener
Monona County Gazette 25Jan1900 Local News At the Onawa House this week there were the following out of town guests, among others: J.H. Cork of Moorhead; Thomas Peabody of Lincoln; E.H. Williams of Sioux City; John Willmer and William Holdgrafer of Charter Oak; Jasper Bouslaugh of Castana; H.M. Briener and C.A. Smith of Lyons NE; and A.H. Morley of Decatur NE.

Bristol
Onawa Weekly Democrat 11Jan1900 Turin News N. Bristol sold a car of oats to some Onawa parties Saturday.

Bromleigh
Monona County Gazette 25Jan1900 Local News At the Hotel Monona: J.A. Phillips of Dunlap; H.A. Bromleigh of Washington DC; M.A. Struble of Sioux City; C.R. Blackman and B.S. Noble of Ida Grove; J.E. Chubbuck of Carroll; L.B. Munger of Castana; M.J. Kahn of Des Moines; A.J. Ehlers of Chicago; and F.T. Rand of St. Louis.

Brooks
Onawa Weekly Democrat 4Jan1900 News at Castana Roy Brooks and Dell Clemmer returned from Maple Landing Sunday night. Roy comes to take up his school work for another term.
Monona County Gazette 4Jan1900 Local News Miss Edna Paine is spending the week with Miss Sadie Brooks at Mapleton.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 18Jan1900 The Week in Whiting John Brooks of Lincoln who recently sold his farm to Mr. Ross near Maple Landing at the handsome price of $50 per acre has bought a farm near Salix
Onawa Weekly Democrat 18Jan1900 Whiting News Roy Brooks came over from Castana Friday and spent Sunday with his parents, returning Sunday evening.
The Mapleton Press 19Jan1900 The following visitors were reported, Mesdames Harper, Hahn, Carhart, Brooks, and Miss Gillespie.

Brown
Onawa Weekly Democrat 4Jan1900 Blencoe in Print Tom E. Brown was in Des Moines Friday returning home Sunday. Mrs. Brown and the boy coming home with him.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 4Jan1900 Rodney Rev. Brown, having decided that it would be more convenient for him to live in Smithland where he preaches in the evening, moved his family there last week. We regret losing Mr. Brown as a citizen but are willing to sacrifice when it will be an advantage to him.
Monona County Gazette 4Jan1900 Blencoe News E.L. Hogue and Tom Brown and wife returned from Des Moines Sunday afternoon.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 11Jan1900 Whiting Miss Belle McIntosh of Avoca IA was visiting with Mrs. W.G. Brown last week.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 11Jan1900 Blencoe in Print The Woodmen will install the following officers on Wednesday evening the 17th: W.P., A. Mesecher; W.A., E. Naden, banker, Willis Wymer; escort, Frank Skinner; clerk, W.D. Loomis; watchman, Ray Heller; secretary, Charles Tryon; manager for three years, John Brown.
Monona County Gazette 11Jan1900 Blencoe News T.E. Brown and E.L. Hogue of this place, with S.B. Martin of Onawa, attended the recent Senatorial caucus at Des Moines. Elijah Roake, of this place also went along.
Monona County Gazette 11Jan1900 Blencoe News The surprise party at Jake Brown's Friday evening last week, given complimentary to the two young men relatives of the Brown's and Noble's, is reported as a most agreeable gathering of relatives and friends.
Monona County Gazette 11Jan1900 High School Notes The trial in which the O.H.S. is plaintiff and Oliver Simmonds, Leo McNamara and Martin Selleck are defendants, comes off before Judge Brown in the high school room this week Friday. We would like to have everybody come.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 17Jan1900 Blencoe in Print J.R. Brown has leased his livery barn to R.P. Brown. We bespeak for "Rob" a good patronage.
Attorney Brown was in Sioux City Monday.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 18Jan1900 Local News Miss Carrie Brown of Whiting was the guest of Mrs. H. Davidson last week.
Monona County Gazette 18Jan1900 Local News ?D. Brown was an over Sunday visitor ? Sioux City.
Monona County Gazette 18Jan1900 Local News The following newly elected officers of Queen Esther Chapter No. 222. O.E.S. were installed Wednesday evening by Dr. C.W. Cope: W.M., Mrs. L.C. Sears; W.P., W.D. Brown; A.M., Mrs. J.W. Huff; Con, Mrs. J.G. Smaltz; A.N., Mrs. C.W. Cope; Sec., Mrs. R.L. Hawkins; Treas., Mrs. C.H. Huntington; Marshall, Mrs. C.S. Pike; Chaplain, Mrs. John Brandin; Organist, Mrs. G.W. Buckley, Warden, Mrs. D.A. Pember; Sentinel, F.W. Snow; Star Officers, Adah, Minnie Kramer, Ruth, Mrs. Egli; Esther, Mrs. John Oliver; Martha, Mrs. Lark, Elecia, Mrs. Boyd.
Monona County Gazette 18Jan1900 Blencoe News Rob. Brown has bought out the livery business from his brother John.
Monona County Gazette 18Jan1900 Mapleton Walt Brown of Sioux City spent a few hours in town with friends and relatives yesterday.
Monona County Gazette 18Jan1900 Local News The following petitions in bankruptcy have been filed and referred to W.D. Brown, referee of Monona County for adjudication: George G. Smith of Castana; total liabilities, $383,392; assets $120 which are exempt. Hugh C. Brown of Castana; total liabilities $690.41; assets, $140 which are exempt. Duke W. Wilsey of Mapleton; total liabilities, $9,968; assets, $250 which are exempt.
The Mapleton Press 19Jan1900 Three Monona County farmers have filed petitions in voluntary bankruptcy in the federal court at Sioux City. Hugh C. Brown and George G. Smith are both residents of Castana. Brown says he owes $690.41 and has $140 worth of assets. Smith lists his liabilities at $3,833.92 and his assets at $120. Duke W. Wilsey lives at Mapleton. He says his debts amount to $10,217.06 and he owns $500 worth of property.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 25Jan1900 Local News Jerome Lawrence of Soldier and Mr. Brown of the same place were in town Friday and went on out to Maple Landing to spend a day with Fred Brown. Fred has sold his farm and will soon move to Onawa.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 25Jan1900 Local News A case was brought by certain citizens of Moorhead before Judge Gaynor to set aside the election held for the purpose of incorporating the town on alleged irregularies. The decision of the court is that owing to said irregularities the proceedings were illegal. Brown and Anderson were the attorneys on the part of the citizens. This leaves the people of Moorhead ready for a new move in the matter of municipal incorporation.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 25Jan1900 Turin News List of farmers and the amount they are feeding: James Baker, O.E. Brown and John Potts head the list with 200 head each; Peter Peterson has 42 head; J.R. Jepson has 20 head, R.T. Reese goes near the top with 150 head; Mrs. Rhinehart, 15 head; Moore Brothers, 60 head; Nels Nickelson, 20 head, and George Cork 25 head.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 25Jan1900 Soldier Jud Brown and J. Lawrence visited Friday and Saturday with Jud's brother Fred and family of Maple Landing, returning home Sunday.
Monona County Gazette 25Jan1900 Local News Jim Reynolds was discharge from the county jail Tuesday morning of this week having on that day completed a jail sentence of fifteen days imposed upon him by Justice W.D. Brown for getting on a high lonesome.
Monona County Gazette 25Jan1900 Local News Perry Harris of Grant is in the county jail in default of a good $300 bond to keep the peace. He had threatened great bodily injury or something to Mr. E.A. Towne who lives near Rodney, and because he was unable to secure a bondsman for his appearance at the next term of court, which convenes 23Apr1900 next, Justice W.D. Brown requires him to take his regular meals in the public bastile at the county's expense.
Monona County Gazette 25Jan1900 Local News The voluntary petitions in bankruptcy now on file with Referee W.D. Brown pending final discharge are as follows: Seba I. Greek of Onawa, liabilities $5,897, assets, none; Silvan B. Greek of Blencoe, liabilities $3,107, assets, none; George G. Smith of Castana, liabilities $3,833.92, assets, $120, exempt; Hugh C. Brown of Kennebec, liabilities $690.41, assets, $140, exempt; Duke W. Wilsey of Mapleton, liabilities $9,968.06, assets $250, exempt.
Monona County Gazette 25Jan1900 Local News The voluntary petitions in bankruptcy now on file with Referee W.D. Brown pending final discharge are as follows: Seba I. Greek of Onawa, liabilities $5,897, assets, none; Silvan B. Greek of Blencoe, liabilities $3,107, assets, none; George G. Smith of Castana, liabilities $3,833.92, assets, $120, exempt; Hugh C. Brown of Kennebec, liabilities $690.41, assets, $140, exempt; Duke W. Wilsey of Mapleton, liabilities $9,968.06, assets $250, exempt.

Browning
Onawa Weekly Democrat 4Jan1900 Rodney Al Browning who is attending the high school in Sioux City is home for the holidays with his parents in Rodney. Mr. Browning speaks very highly of the Sioux City high school which he has been attending for several years.
Monona County Gazette 11Jan1900 Rodney Dell Browning who has been visiting with his home folks in Rodney for the past two weeks, returned to Sioux City Saturday to resume his school work.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 18Jan1900 Rodney Mr. Browning, who has been feeding cattle during the fall and winter, sold a carload last week.

Brownlee
Onawa Weekly Democrat 17Jan1900 Blencoe in Print Mr. and Mrs. Brownlee of Ida Grove are visiting at the home of Philip Baker this week.
Monona County Gazette 18Jan1900 Blencoe News Mr. and Mrs. Brownlee of Ida Grove are here visiting Philip Baker and family.

Bruen
Monona County Gazette 4Jan1900 Blencoe News James Bruen has shelled and sold 2400 bushels of corn to C.A. Danforth.

Bryan
Monona County Gazette 11Jan1900 Local News Miss Mary Bryan of Norfolk NE left Saturday last for her home after a week's visit with her friend Cora Pike.

Bryceson
Onawa Weekly Democrat 25Jan1900 Blencoe in Print There is not many cattle being fed in this community as there was a year ago. Among the feeders now are: Robert Kelsey, one car; Cook and Son, 100 head; C.A. Danforth, 200 head; Kerwin Brothers, 80 head; A.M. Noble, 60 head; Phil Naden, 20 head; Ed. Bryceson, two cars of cows.

Buckley
Monona County Gazette 11Jan1900 Lincoln News Misses Mollie and Minnie Kramer spent Sunday with Mrs. G.W. Buckley.
Monona County Gazette 11Jan1900 High School Notes Mrs. Buckley spent the holidays at her home near Atlantic IA.
Monona County Gazette 18Jan1900 Local News The following newly elected officers of Queen Esther Chapter No. 222. O.E.S. were installed Wednesday evening by Dr. C.W. Cope: W.M., Mrs. L.C. Sears; W.P., W.D. Brown; A.M., Mrs. J.W. Huff; Con, Mrs. J.G. Smaltz; A.N., Mrs. C.W. Cope; Sec., Mrs. R.L. Hawkins; Treas., Mrs. C.H. Huntington; Marshall, Mrs. C.S. Pike; Chaplain, Mrs. John Brandin; Organist, Mrs. G.W. Buckley, Warden, Mrs. D.A. Pember; Sentinel, F.W. Snow; Star Officers, Adah, Minnie Kramer, Ruth, Mrs. Egli; Esther, Mrs. John Oliver; Martha, Mrs. Lark, Elecia, Mrs. Boyd.
Monona County Gazette 18Jan1900 High School Notes Mrs. Styles taught last week in the absence of Mrs. Buckley.
Monona County Gazette 18Jan1900 High School Notes Mrs. Buckley was in Sioux City on business two days last week.
Monona County Gazette 18Jan1900 Lincoln News Jessie Harlow of Onawa spent Saturday with Gladys Buckley.

Buckin
Onawa Weekly Democrat 25Jan1900 Castana News Mr. and Mrs. Frank Buckin gave a pleasant crokinole party to a number of their friends Thursday evening.

Buckio
The Mapleton Press 5Jan1900 L.A. Valentine has purchased the acetyline gas plant used by Buckio and Watson in their barber shop and is installing it in his residence.
Monona County Gazette 18Jan1900 Mapleton F.L. Buckio was up from Castana between trains yesterday.
The Mapleton Press 19Jan1900 Frank Buckio of Castana was here Monday looking up a location for a barber shop and billiard hall.
Monona County Gazette 25Jan1900 Moorhead John Buckio of Castana was in town Tuesday looking over the field, comtemplating locating here.

Budd
The Mapleton Press 5Jan1900 Harry Budd of Smithland was in attendance at the New Years dance Monday night.

Burgess
Onawa Weekly Democrat 17Jan1900 Blencoe in Print Joe Burgess of Onawa was in town on business Tuesday.
Monona County Gazette 18Jan1900 Local News Friday night of last week Rebekah ? installed the following officers for the ensuing year: N.G., Mrs. Golden; V. Mrs. Henry Jones; Sec., Flora Burgess; Treas., Huldah Olson.
Monona County Gazette 18Jan1900 Local News District Deputy Grand Master H.W. Cunningham, Walt Burgess, William Hawkins and Simon Levich went to Moorhead Thursday of this week to install the officers of Oddfellows lodge at that place.
Monona County Gazette 18Jan1900 Local News Monona Lodge No. 380, I.O.O.F. installed the following officers Monday evening with H.W. Cunningham as master of ceremonies: N.G., H.C. Jones; V.G., A.W. Burgess; Sec., H.W. Cunningham; Treasurer, C.F. Morris.

Burns
Onawa Weekly Democrat 4Jan1900 The bond of Elmus Strain, the new sheriff, was approved by the board of supervisors Tuesday afternoon and he was inducted into office. As stated last week Sheriff Burns will be his deputy for a few months until he gets acquainted with the duties of the office.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 18Jan1900 The Week in Whiting Ex-Sheriff Burns will move on his farm in March and will make some good improvements on it this year.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 25Jan1900 Local News Mr. and Mrs. Ed. M. Harrison were guests Tuesday of Mr. and Mrs. S.T. Burns.
The Mapleton Press 26Jan1900 M.A. Burns transacted business at Anthon Wednesday.

Busbey
Onawa Weekly Democrat 11Jan1900 B.W. Busbey shipped a car of hogs to Chicago over the Central Saturday night and has another ready for shipment.

Bush
Onawa Weekly Democrat 04Jan1900 Joseph Bush was an Onawa visitor Monday.

Butcher
Monona County Gazette 11Jan1900 Whiting News Miss Auta Mitchell, who is visiting at Woodlawn, went to Sloan Friday to attend the funeral of Mrs. Blanche Butcher.
The Mapleton Press 19Jan1900 Joseph Butcher will hold a public sale of stock and farm machinery at his place five miles south of town Thursday 1Feb1900, beginning promptly at 1 o'clock. Mr. Butcher has purchased a small farm in Union County, near Creston IA and will remove to that place immediately after closing out his effects.
Monona County Gazette 25Jan1900 Blencoe News T.W. Greenlee and Ed Butcher and family spent last Sunday with their friend Frank Hanscom.

Butler
Monona County Gazette 18Jan1900 Local News Tuesday evening the Modern Woodmen of America with their wives and lady friends congregated in the Masonic hall for the purpose of installing the officers of the lodge publicly. The following officers were duly installed: Venerable Counsel, G.A. Oliver; Worthy Advisor, R.L. Hawkins; Banker M.T. Pember; Clerk, S.A. Howard; Watchman, C.S. Butler; Sentry, L. Messing; Physician, Dr. Battin; Manager, L.C. Sears; Escort, L.E. Paine.
Monona County Gazette 18Jan1900 Mapleton B.D. Butler was down from Sioux City Wednesday.
The Mapleton Press 19Jan1900 B.D. Butler was down from Sioux City Wednesday.
The Mapleton Press 19Jan1900 We note by the Sioux City Tribune that B.D. Butler has sold out his interest in the Palace livery stable to his partner W.C. Davenport. Mr. Butler's future intentions are not given.
The Mapleton Press 26Jan1900 J.Y. Crawford and William Butler of Ida Grove were guests of Mr. and Mrs. Jno. Rucker over Monday night.

Butts
Monona County Gazette 4Jan1900 Blencoe News H.F. Butts will begin harvesting his supply of ice this week.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 18Jan1900 Turin News The following attended the G.A.R. meeting in Onawa Friday afternoon: F. Dunbar, S.S. Dorward, Duff Butts, H. Mount, Charlie Struble, J.L. Stanton, W.E. Roberts and George Fisher.
Monona County Gazette 18Jan1900 Blencoe News Reverend Butts of Sioux City preached the quarterly sermon at the M.E. church Sunday.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 25Jan1900 Turin News Mr. and Mrs. Jonathan Butts of Moorhead were visiting Mr. Butt's father Friday and Saturday.

 

 

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