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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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Cadwell
Onawa Weekly Democrat 25Jan1900 Local News Al Cadwell who has been working in Foster's blacksmith shop the past two years, left Sunday night for Ute where he has secured work in a shop. He will move his family to that place on Monday.

Cady
Monona County Gazette 18Jan1900 Local News H.W. Cady this week finished putting in the gas fixtures at J.K. McCaskey. They are of the latest invention ?d with the newest machine, make the best of the kind in the county.

Cahalan
Onawa Weekly Democrat 11Jan1900 Castana News Kintigh and Cahalan are holding auction sale of all their goods this week and getting ready for the new year.

Calef
Onawa Weekly Democrat 25Jan1900 Local News Mr. and Mrs. E.M. Calef are expected home from Colorado about the first of March.

Campbell
Onawa Weekly Democrat 11Jan1900 Blencoe in Print S.M. Campbell will go this week to northwest Kansas to visit with an uncle for a few days.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 11Jan1900 Blencoe in Print Sarah Campbell, who formerly lived in the home of Honorable Daniel Campbell, arrived here from Ainsworth IA today for a visit with Sam Campbell and family.
Monona County Gazette 11Jan1900 Blencoe News Sam Campbell, son of the Honorable Daniel Campbell, who is so well remembered as a former resident of Sherman township, has recently sold his 80 acre farm south of town at a comfortable figure, and is thinking of removing either to Nebraska or Kansas.
Monona County Gazette 18Jan1900 Blencoe News Sam Campbell left the first of the week for a trip through Kansas looking for a location.
Monona County Gazette 25Jan1900 Blencoe News M.A. Mesecher, a thrifty farmer who resides on the old Daniel Campbell farm east of town, shipped four cars of stock cattle to Omaha Tuesday night this week.

Carhart
The Mapleton Press 5Jan1900 G.W. Carhart has been "under the weather" the past few days.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 11Jan1900 Castana News Carhart Brothers put in a new Majestic steel range for Jno. Koenig Wednesday.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 11Jan1900 Castana News The following visitors were reported, Mesdames Harper, Hahn, Carhart, Brooks, and Miss Gillespie.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 11Jan1900 Castana News George Carhart of Mapleton was in town on business Saturday.
The Mapleton Press 26Jan1900 Earl C. Carhart has been quite ill with lung fever the past week.

Carmicheal
Monona County Gazette 18Jan1900 Blencoe News Mrs. Carmicheal and her grandson Neville Gray spent Wednesday with friends at Onawa.

Carmody
Monona County Gazette 11Jan1900 Blencoe News With money of the society the Ladies Aid women have purchased material and induced Jim Carmody, Sam Cunningham, L. Doty and William Johnson to do the work of building a new and good six-foot sidewalk from Gray Brothers' hardware store to the Congregational church.
Monona County Gazette 11Jan1900 Blencoe News The Congregational Sunday school last Sunday elected officers and teachers for the new year as follows: Secretary--James McIntyre; Assistant Secretary--Gertrude Mosher; Treasurer--Joe White; Organist--Mamie Carmody; Teachers--Mesdames Doty, Hogue, Carmody, Glassy, and McIntyre and the Misses Jennie Tees and Mannie McIntyre.
Monona County Gazette 18Jan1900 Local News Last Friday afternoon Hanscom Post held a public installation of the newly elected officers. The Sons of Veterans camp and the G.A. Ladies Aid were invited to be present. Members of the post from Turin, Blencoe, and Whiting were in attendance. The following officers were installed: Commander, C.G. Perkins; Sr. Vice Commander, James Carmody; Jr. Vice Commander, W.S. Wade; Surgeon, W. Collins; Chaplain, E.L. Stevens; Quarter Master, J.K. McCaskey; Officer of the Day, John Murphy; Officer of the Guard, William Hegwood.
Monona County Gazette 18Jan1900 Blencoe News James Carmody went to Mapleton Wednesday to attend a Masonic meeting.
Monona County Gazette 18Jan1900 Blencoe News The ladies aid society met with Mrs. Carmody Tuesday afternoon of this week.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 25Jan1900 Blencoe in Print James Carmody on Monday bought a bill of lumber to erect a house on his farm south of town three miles.
Monona County Gazette 25Jan1900 Blencoe News James Carmody has commenced building a new residence on his farm south of town.
Monona County Gazette 25Jan1900 Blencoe News Mr. Shipman of McCook SD was a visitor last week at the home of his good friends, the James Carmody family.
Monona County Gazette 25Jan1900 Blencoe News Mrs. James Carmody entertained the Ladies' Aid on Thursday afternoon last week at her confortable home, some twenty or more persons attending and participating in the pleasures of the occasion. It has long been the custom of Mrs. Carmody to entertain the members of this society the first regular meeting of each year.

Carrit
Monona County Gazette 4Jan1900 Turin E.F. Quackenbush shipped two cars of hay to Denison this week and T.R. Caritt one car to Des Moines.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 18Jan1900 Local News Thomas Carrit, one of the prominent citizens of near Castana, was in town Tuesday to listen to the talks made before the supervisors on behalf of the proposed Wolf Creek ditch.
Monona County Gazette 18Jan1900 Castana News F.F. Roe, T.R. Carritt, C.A. H. Fisher, A.A. Davies and J.B.P. Day were at Onawa Tuesday listening to the talk in the Woodbury-Monona ditch ase before the Board of Supervisors.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 25Jan1900 Castana News Thomas Carritt was an Onawa visitor last Tuesday.

Carroll
Onawa Weekly Democrat 25Jan1900 Ticonic Report of Good Hope school, district No. 6, Grant township for the month ending 9Jan1900: Names of those not absent during the month were Elma and Maud Smith, Elmer and Addie Olson and Ray Carroll. -- Edith M. Harrington, Teacher.

Case
Onawa Weekly Democrat 11Jan1900 W.H. Case has sold one of his residences north of the Central to Ed S. Cody. Case has bought a farm in Mills county and will move to it this spring.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 11Jan1900 Rev. A.G. Washington of Blencoe was in town Monday on his way home from Castana where he had filled Rev. Lewis' pulpit on Sunday.
Anna Case and husband to Ed. S. Cody; lot 10 block 20 and out 193, 194, 195, 196, 197, and 198 Onawa $1350.00.

Cassady
Onawa Weekly Democrat 04Jan1900 E.M. Cassady and W.C. Whiting were in Sioux City Saturday.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 04Jan1900 Raymond Cassady returned to Iowa City Tuesday after spending the holidays at home.
Monona County Gazette 4Jan1900 Whiting News Raymond Cassady entertained about 30 of his young friends Friday evening.
Monona County Gazette 4Jan1900 Whiting News Raymond Cassady returned to Iowa City Tuesday morning after a delightful holiday vacation with the home folks.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 11Jan1900 Whiting Ed. M. Whiting and E.M. Cassady were Onawa visitors Monday.
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.
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.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 18Jan1900 Local News E.M. Cassady of Whiting was an interested party at the ditch meeting Tuesday.
Monona County Gazette 18Jan1900 Whiting News E.M. Cassady was at the county seat Tuesday on business.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 18Jan1900 Whiting News E.M. Cassady and wife went to Onawa last Friday to attend the regular meeting of Hanscom Post and public installation of officers. They report a very pleasant time and an excellent supper which was served by the G.A.R. Ladies' Aid.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 25Jan1900 The Week In Whiting Cassady and Whiting had a car of cattle on the market Monday.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 25Jan1900 The Week In Whiting E.M. Cassady was in Sioux city on Monday buying stock cattle to increase the stock on his farm.
Monona County Gazette 25Jan1900 Whiting News E.M. Cassady was at Sioux City first of the week on business.
Monona County Gazette 25Jan1900 Whiting News E.M. Cassady received a car of feeders from Sioux City Monday.
Monona County Gazette 25Jan1900 Whiting News E.M. Cassady this week sold a thoroughbred Hereford bull to Nebraska parties.
Monona County Gazette 25Jan1900 Whiting News Mr. Yates was at Sioux City first of the week buying goods for Cassady and Whiting's store.
Monona County Gazette 25Jan1900 Whiting News Cassady and Whiting have just finished invoicing at their big store. They had not figured up so could not tell if they made or lost on the winter sales.
Monona County Gazette 25Jan1900 Whiting News The Local Advisory Board of the Iowa Children's Home Society at Des Moines met with Mrs. E.M. Cassady last week Thursday. The following officeers were elected: President, Mrs. McDowell; Vice-President, A.A. Konkle; Secretary and Treasurer, Mrs. E.M. Cassady. The executive committee: W.C. Whiting, J.E. Woods and Mrs. John Sundberg. The president of the board requests any information in regard to children left homeless or of anyone wishing to adopt a child. Mrs. E.M. Cassady, Secretary.
Monona County Gazette 25Jan1900 Whiting News Fifteen couples of married people were invited to the pleasant and commodious home of E.M. Cassady and wife last Friday to spend the evening with games and otherwise. The main feature of the eveing was the box supper which was furnished by the men and proved them artists of a high order as the supper was pronounced par excellent and was a great surprise to the ladies as they did not expect so much. The evening and supper proved so very enjoyable that they voted to have it repeated in the near future. The wives say it is a great relief to not have the bother of preparing the supper.

Chamberlin
The Mapleton Press 26Jan1900 Miss Ione Herrington of Grand De Tour IL is here making a visit to her uncle and aunt Mr. and Mrs. E.B. Chamberlin and other relatives.

Chandler
Monona County Gazette 18Jan1900 Whiting News Orville Chandler was at the county on business Wednesday.

Chapin
Monona County Gazette 25Jan1900 Local News Editor H.V. Chapin of the Mapleton Press was in Onawa Tuesday afternoon hustling as usual. He made the Gazette shop a pleasant and welcome call.

Chapman
Onawa Weekly Democrat 4Jan1900 Blencoe in Print William Muchmore of Onawa is spending a few days with Fred Chapman.
Monona County Gazette 4Jan1900 Local News Mrs. Ellen Chapman returned Friday of last week to her home in Chicago after a two weeks' visit with her relatives and many friends in Onawa.
The Mapleton Press 5Jan1900 Mrs. J.M. Hunter and son arrived here Tuesday from Boone and are visiting her parents Mr. and Mrs. L.L. Chapman.
Monona County Gazette 11Jan1900 Local News Mrs. Nellie Noble was called to Sioux City Wednesday on account of the sickness of her sister Mrs. Rose Chapman.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 18Jan1900 Local News Mrs. Edmond Chapman of Sioux city, well known in Onawa, was reported Monday as very dangerously sick but later reports say she is improving with chances for her recovery.
The Mapleton Press 26Jan1900 Mrs. C.L. Chapman visited in Hornick yesterday.
The Mapleton Press 26Jan1900 Mrs. Mae Hunter left yesterday for her home at Boone after a three weeks' visit with her parents Mr. and Mrs. L.L. Chapman. She will return in a few weeks and take up her home permanently, we understand.

Cheddister
The Mapleton Press 26Jan1900 William Cheddister has moved to town occupying the house purchased by him on 5th St.

Cheney
Monona County Gazette 11Jan1900 Local News Mrs. Dan Cheney and little girl were down from Sioux City this week visiting her sister Mrs. M.J. Golden.

Chrisman
Onawa Weekly Democrat 11Jan1900 Attorney Chrisman, Lutz, and Cooper of Mapleton are looking after their cases in court.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 18Jan1900 Ticonic R.M. Wells and Mr. Chrisman of Mapleton were over on business Friday.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 18Jan1900 C. Chrisman of Mapleton has been attending court several days during the present term. He is now 75 years old, but is well preserved and enjoys life.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 25Jan1900 Local News Charley Chrisman of Mapleton, the Press says, has gone to Denver CO on a ten day trip.
The Mapleton Press 26Jan1900 H. Chrisman and W.H. Chrisman were passengers for Sioux City Wednesday.

Christenson
Onawa Weekly Democrat 25Jan1900 Albaton News The little son of Mr. and Mrs. Ole Christenson died last Thursday morning after a short illness.

Christianson
Monona County Gazette 18Jan1900 Local News ?ly Christianson, one of the section ? of the S.C. & P.R.R. was at Missouri Valley Tuesday.

Christie
Onawa Weekly Democrat 11Jan1900 W.A. Greene has sold his Smithland Sun to A.A. Christie, a young man of that community. It is said that as soon as Mr. and Mrs. Greene can adjust matters they will return to Onawa.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 11Jan1900 Miss Laura Christie entertained her class of Sunday school pupils Friday. It is one of the largest and best classes in the Christian church school. The children had a delightful time.

Christofferson
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.

Chubbuck
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.

Circle
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.
Monona County Gazette 18Jan1900 Mapleton I.F. Circle expects to leave in a few days for Oklahoma to look the country over for a view to locating should it meet with his expectations.

Clark
Monona County Gazette 11Jan1900 Turin G.W. Clark Sr. was over from Onawa Saturday and remained over Sunday.

Clemenson
Onawa Weekly Democrat 4Jan1900 Turin News Mits Clemenson went to Battle Creek Friday to visit with friends over New Years. Then she expects to return to Chicago.
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.

Clemmer
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.

Cleveland
Onawa Weekly Democrat 4Jan1900 Ticonic Mr. and Mrs. F.D. Cleveland and daughter Etta of Rodney Sundayed at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Whitney.
Monona County Gazette 4Jan1900 Rodney Miss Jennie Cleveland is dress-making in Onawa this week.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 18Jan1900 Rodney Miss Jennie Cleveland who has been in Onawa dressmaking for several days returned home Saturday.

Cody
Onawa Weekly Democrat 11Jan1900 W.H. Case has sold one of his residences north of the Central to Ed S. Cody. Case has bought a farm in Mills county and will move to it this spring.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 11Jan1900 Rev. A.G. Washington of Blencoe was in town Monday on his way home from Castana where he had filled Rev. Lewis' pulpit on Sunday.
On Saturday H.W. Cunningham who has been the obliging deputy County Auditor under Cody, McNeal and one year under Ellis, quit at the request of Mr. Ellis. As a deputy he was all that could be desired. His long service in the court house gave him a fine knowledge of the affairs of the county and no more efficient or obliging offical ever did business in the court house.
The Mapleton Press 20Jan1900 Anna Case and husband to Ed. S. Cody; lot 10 block 20 and out 193, 194, 195, 196, 197, and 198 Onawa $1350.00

Coe
Monona County Gazette 18Jan1900 Lincoln News Freddie Stevenson visited over Sunday with his aunt, Mrs. Coe of Whiting.
Monona County Gazette 18Jan1900 Mapleton Allen Coe has started up in the flour and feed business in the store formerly occupied as a millinery shop. He already has a full stock on hand.
Monona County Gazette 25Jan1900 Whiting News The case of Coe versus Taylor was tried last week in the district court at Onawa. The verdict rendered sustained the decision of Justice Morris' court from which it was appealed.

Colburn
Onawa Weekly Democrat 4Jan1900 Rodney Charley Colburn, who is working in a barber shop at Missouri Valley, came home to spend the holidays with his friends in Rodney.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 4Jan1900 Rodney There was a very pleasant dancing party given at the home of Mr. Colburn in honor of Charley Colburn who is home from Missouri Valley to spend the holidays.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 18Jan1900 Rodney H. colburn was transacting business in Sioux City Monday.

Colby
Onawa Weekly Democrat 4Jan1900 Local News Mrs. M.B. Pullen, Mrs. F.E. Colby, and Mr. and Mrs. J.J. Elliott attended the marriage of Miss Woodson Whiting Wednesday evening.
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.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 4Jan1900 Turin News Mrs. H.E. Colby and family are visiting with Mrs. R.P. Johnston this week.
Monona County Gazette 4Jan1900 Local News Mrs. M.B. Pullen, Mrs. Frank Colby, and J.J. Elliott and wife attended the Cozine-Whiting wedding at Woodlawn Wednesday.
Monona County Gazette 25Jan1900 Local News Mrs. F.E. colby spent several days in Omaha last week visiting old friends.
Monona County Gazette 25Jan1900 Local News Mr. J.G. Smalltz, who has been actively engaged in the hardware business in Onawa the past four years, has this week sold his entire stock to Mr. John Spring who comes from Humboldt NE, where he has been in the same line of business the past ten years or more. The invoice of the goods is expected to be completed and the transfer made by the end of the present week when the new proprietor will take possession. Mr. Smalltz during his residence in Onawa has conducted a profitable business at his large store and has the good will and good wishes of all. Mr. Spring, being a man of long experience in the hardware trade, will undoubtedly keep the new purchase going along the same general ?inea? Under the new management the store will continue in its present commodious quarters in the Colby brick building.

Cole
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 25Jan1900 The Week In Whiting Washington Cole was in town Monday with a badly bruised nose, but declared that he had not been after the Boers, but instead had come in contact with a falling board.

Collins
Onawa Weekly Democrat 11Jan1900 Blencoe in Print Henry Collins and wife of Missouri Valley were visiting in South Sherman last week.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 17Jan1900 Blencoe in Print Born to Mr. and Mrs. Collins, a baby boy 6Jan1900. Mother and babe doing well.
Monona County Gazette 18Jan1900 Local News Last Friday afternoon Hanscom Post held a public installation of the newly elected officers. The Sons of Veterans camp and the G.A. Ladies Aid were invited to be present. Members of the post from Turin, Blencoe, and Whiting were in attendance. The following officers were installed: Commander, C.G. Perkins; Sr. Vice Commander, James Carmody; Jr. Vice Commander, W.S. Wade; Surgeon, W. Collins; Chaplain, E.L. Stevens; Quarter Master, J.K. McCaskey; Officer of the Day, John Murphy; Officer of the Guard, William Hegwood.

Comfort
Monona County Gazette 11Jan1900 Blencoe News The young people are having great enjoyment at skating on the Kelly lake west of Comfort's these fine evenings.
Monona County Gazette 18Jan1900 Blencoe News Mrs. Will Comfort gave a very enjoyable party Tuesday evening in honor of her cousin Dollie Shinney.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 25Jan1900 Blencoe in Print The party given last week by Mrs. W.I. Comfort in honor of her cousin Miss Edna Shinney was a social success and highly enjoyed by those present.

Compte
Onawa Weekly Democrat 18Jan1900 The Week in Whiting On Sunday Rev. Hull united in marriage at the home of the bride's parents in Lincoln township, T.H. Compte of Omaha and Miss Ida Fetterly. The groom is the head of the musical department in Hayden's department store in Omaha and is said to be a very excellent young man.

Conant
The Mapleton Press 26Jan1900 H.W. Conant, agent for the Iowa Telephone Co. is here for the purpose of organizing a local exchange of which will be announced later.

Conlan
Onawa Weekly Democrat 25Jan1900 Grant Centre James Conlan's family expects to start for Pine Bluff AR next week where they will reside in the future.

Conlin
Monona County Gazette 11Jan1900 Moorhead Attorney Ivins, G.L. Gabriel, Fred Ford and George L. Conlin are attending court at Onawa this week.
Monona County Gazette 25Jan1900 Local News At the trial of W.T. Popejoy and Frank Hurst Friday of last week the jury returned a verdict of guilty as charged -- the charge being in effect extortion. Both defendants were tried together and upon the return of the verdict by the jury were given until 12Feb1900 to file motion for new trial and 2 o'clock that day fixed for passing upon the motion or pronouncing judgment and sentence by the court. Ex-county Attorney B.F. Ross, by appointment of the court, defended Popejoy and Ed. L. Conlin by the same authority defended Hurst. County Attorney W.L. Smith prosecuted the case with energy while the defendant's attorneys stoutly contested every inch of the ground. It is stated by many who were present that Ed Conlin made an unusually able and touching address to the jury on behalf of defendant Hurst and that his remarks made a deep impression upon all who where privileged to hear him.

Conyers
Monona County Gazette 18Jan1900 Blencoe News John Conyers of Little Sioux was transacting business in town last week Thursday.
Monona County Gazette 25Jan1900 Blencoe News Mrs. Maggie Conyers returned Monday from Sioux City where she had been making a week's visit.

Conway
Monona County Gazette 18Jan1900 Blencoe News Reverend Washington and wife, John Gray and wife, Jim Tees, Mr. Heller, Amelia Washington and Miss Conway drove to Onawa Monday evening to attend the concert.

Cook
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.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 4Jan1900 Blencoe in Print About thirty couples had an enjoyable evening New Years night at Cook's hall, dancing. Music was furnished by the Blencoe orchestra, and supper was served at the Blencoe House by Landlord McElwain.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 11Jan1900 Soldier Dr. Cook and Miss Adah Lawrence attended divine services at Moorhead Sunday night.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 11Jan1900 Soldier Mr. and Mrs. R. Palmer and Harry Tinker of Ute were visiting our little burg Sunday.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 11Jan1900 Blencoe in Print Cook and Son will ship two cars of stock cattle to Omaha tonight.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 11Jan1900 Blencoe in Print Elton Cook is suffering from an attack of grippe and unable to attend to office duty.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 11Jan1900 Blencoe in Print Cook and Son shipped three cars of stock cattle to South Omaha Sunday night.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 11Jan1900 Blencoe in Print George Cook and Sam Curtis went to South Omaha with stock last Sunday night.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 11Jan1900 Blencoe in Print Cook and Son on Monday bought and sold 3,000 bushels of barley. They paid for most of it 31 cents.
Monona County Gazette 11Jan1900 Blencoe News James Cook and Son shipped three cars of cattle to Chicago Sunday.
Monona County Gazette 11Jan1900 Blencoe News Elton, son of James Cook, has been ill and Dr. Harmon has been down to see him. He is getting along nicely.
Monona County Gazette 11Jan1900 Blencoe News Will Rederman and Herman Gantz of Franklin, hauled their barley to Blencoe this week and sold it to Cook and Son.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 17Jan1900 Blencoe in Print Elton Cook will soon be able to attend to business again after a few days illness with malaria fever.
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 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 18Jan1900 Blencoe News Elton Cook is convalescing from his recent illness and expects soon to be at work again.
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.
Monona County Gazette 18Jan1900 Lincoln News County Superintendant Lark visited with the Cook and Herring schools in Lincoln Friday.
Monona County Gazette 18Jan1900 Lincoln News School was dismissed at Cook School last Tuesday and Wednesday on account of much needed repairs.
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;
Onawa Weekly Democrat 25Jan1900 Blencoe in Print A.M. Noble, 60 head; Phil Naden, 20 head; Ed. Bryceson, two cars of cows.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 25Jan1900 Blencoe in Print Elton Cook was able to resume his work in the office Monday morning.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 25Jan1900 Blencoe in Print Cook and Son shipped a car of hogs on Wednesday last week to Sioux City.
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.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 25Jan1900 Soldier John Parish is quite sick at this writing. Dr. Cook is treating the case.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 25Jan1900 Soldier A child of Rev. Hjortholm is quite sick, said by Dr. Cook to be scarlet fever.
The Mapleton Press 26Jan1900 To Mr. and Mrs. H.F. Cook on Sunday 21Jan1915, a boy.
Monona County Gazette 25Jan1900 Blencoe News Gray and White are building a new corn crib 160 feet in length near James Cook and Son's office west of the track.

Cooper
Onawa Weekly Democrat 11Jan1900 Attorney Chrisman, Lutz, and Cooper of Mapleton are looking after their cases in court.
The Mapleton Press 12Jan1900 Father Cooper was here from Charter Oak yesterday.
The Mapleton Press 19Jan1900 Henry and Cyrus Cooper were enrolled in the 8th grade last week.
The Mapleton Press 19Jan1900 Albert Cooper who enrolled with the Freshmen last week has laid aside school duties and taken up work at Perry's store.
The Mapleton Press 26Jan1900 To Mr. and Mrs. C.E. Cooper on Friday 19Jan1915, a boy.

Cope
Monona County Gazette 4Jan1900 Whiting News Bert Elliott was interviewing Dr. Cope New Year's Day.
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.

Copeland
Onawa Weekly Democrat 4Jan1900 News at Castana Miss Helen Copeland visited a cousin in Des Moines during holidays.

Cork
Onawa Weekly Democrat 11Jan1900 Jim Muir is now buying hogs for S. Cork.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 11Jan1900 Turin News George Cork shipped a car of hogs to Chicago Friday.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 18Jan1900 Turin News George Cork shipped a car of hogs to Sioux City Friday morning.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 18Jan1900 Turin News James Cork of Moorhead was visiting his brother George this week.
Monona County Gazette 18Jan1900 Turin George Cork shipped a car of hogs to Sioux City Friday morning of last week.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 25Jan1900 Local News G.W. Cork and C.E. Fich will attend a Holiness convention at Smithland Saturday and Sunday.
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 Turin News George Cork shipped a car of hogs to Sioux City Tuesday.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 25Jan1900 Turin News G.W. Cork of Onawa was here visiting his son George this week.
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.
Monona County Gazette 25Jan1900 Turin George Cork shipped a car of cattle to Sioux City Wednesday morning.

Counts
Onawa Weekly Democrat 4Jan1900 News at Castana E.B. Counts shipped a car of hogs to Sioux City Thursday and went up with them.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 11Jan1900 Castana News E.B. Counts shipped a car of hogs to Chicago Wednesday and one car to Sioux City Friday of last week.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 18Jan1900 Castana News E.B. Counts bought a car load of cattle while he was in Sioux City.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 18Jan1900 Castana News E.B. Counts shipped two cars of hogs to Sioux City Tuesday of last week. Mr. Counts and aleck Craik went up with them, also once car this Tuesday.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 25Jan1900 Castana News E.B. Counts was on the Sioux City market with two cars hogs Tuesday.

Covert
Onawa Weekly Democrat 4Jan1900 News at Castana Charles Covert of Loville IA visited with Mr. Hittle last week.

Cowan
Monona County Gazette 11Jan1900 High School Notes George Howard and Charles Cowan Reporters.

Cox
The Mapleton Press 5Jan1900 Dr. D.H. McKown will hereafter occupy the Dr. Cox office building on the south side of Main St.

Cozine
Onawa Weekly Democrat 4Jan1900 Local News On Wednesday evening, 8Jan1900, occurred at the home of the bride's mother, Mrs. C.E. Whiting, the marriage of Miss Woodson Whiting, the youngest daughter of the late C.E. and Mrs. Whiting, to Chalmer S. Cozine, whose former home was at Iowa City but has been at the Whiting homestead for the past year. Miss Woodson is an accomplished lady and numbers a host of our best people as her friends. The groom is a relative of Mrs. Ed. M. Whiting, and is a young man of pure character and endowed with a good education and that energy that counts well in life. The ceremony was performed by Rev. George H. Croker before a large company of relatives and friends whose best wishes follow the young couple for the blessings that should be the joys of married life.
Monona County Gazette 4Jan1900 Local News Mrs. M.B. Pullen, Mrs. Frank Colby, and J.J. Elliott and wife attended the Cozine-Whiting wedding at Woodlawn Wednesday.
Monona County Gazette 4Jan1900 Whiting News Charlie Whiting of Omaha came up Tuesday to be present at the Whiting-Cozine nuptials.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 18Jan1900 The Week in Whiting Miss Auta Mitchell who has been the guest of Mr. and Mrs. Cozine returned to her home in Sioux City Monday.
Monona County Gazette 18Jan1900 Whiting News Mr. and Mrs. Chalmer Cozine will leave Friday for Iowa City to visit his home folks.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 18Jan1900 Whiting News Miss Auta Mitchell returned Saturday to her home in Sioux City after a ten days visit with her friend Mrs. Woodson Cozine.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 25Jan1900 The Week In Whiting Mr. and Mrs. Cozine left Friday for Iowa City to visit his parents and other relatives.
Monona County Gazette 25Jan1900 Whiting News Mr. and Mrs. Chalmer Cozine are visiting his home people at Iowa City for a couple of weeks.

Craik
Monona County Gazette 4Jan1900 Castana News The old folks met with Mrs. Lizzie Cutter last week and report a splendid afternoon. Mesdames S.C. Hoadley, Craik, Edie Hoadley and S.T. Day were the visitors and they begin to think that their Tea Social is a good thing to draw to.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 18Jan1900 Castana News E.B. Counts shipped two cars of hogs to Sioux City Tuesday of last week. Mr. Counts and aleck Craik went up with them, also once car this Tuesday.

Crane
Onawa Weekly Democrat 11Jan1900 Blencoe in Print Aleck Crane was a passenger on the train Saturday morning that was struck by the fast mail near Crescent. The car in which he was sitting was damaged some but he escaped without injury.

Crawford
Monona County Gazette 4Jan1900 Local News Miss Daisy Paine went to Whiting Thursday and will visit with the Crawfords near there for a few days.
Monona County Gazette 11Jan1900 Whiting News Miss Daisy Paine was up from Onawa last week visiting Dora Crawford.
The Mapleton Press 26Jan1900 J.Y. Crawford and William Butler of Ida Grove were guests of Mr. and Mrs. Jno. Rucker over Monday night.

Cray
Monona County Gazette 11Jan1900 Rodney N.A. Metcalf sued Harry Elston in Justice Fisher's court to obtain pay for work he alleges to be due him. Sam Cray of Ute will appear for the plaintiff and Jake Prichard for the defense. It promises to be an interesting case.

Creech
The Mapleton Press 5Jan1900 We are this week informed of the death of William H. Crouch which occurred at his home in Sac City on 17Dec1899 of pneumonia. Mr. Crouch was a son of Grandma McCleerey of Center township and will be remembered by a number of our citizens as working at the tinner trade for different hardware firms here several years ago. At the time of his death he was 54 years of age.

Croker
Monona County Gazette 11Jan1900 Whiting News Reverend and Mrs. Croker and the little folks left last Friday for their home in Larchwood IA.

Crouch
The Mapleton Press 5Jan1900 We are this week informed of the death of William H. Crouch which occurred at his home in Sac City on 17Dec1899 of pneumonia. Mr. Crouch was a son of Grandma McCleerey of Center township and will be remembered by a number of our citizens as working at the tinner trade for different hardware firms here several years ago. At the time of his death he was 54 years of age.

Croker
Monona County Gazette 4Jan1900 Whiting News An interesting program is in preparation for the annual meeting of the Congregational church to beheld Thursday evening of this week. The former pastor Rev. Croker will be present to assist in the exercises.

Crow
The Mapleton Press 5Jan1900 Miss Leo Crow will return this evening to Rockford IL where she will continue her studies.
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.

Cunningham
Onawa Weekly Democrat 11Jan1900 On Saturday H.W. Cunningham who has been the obliging deputy County Auditor under Cody, McNeal and one year under Ellis, quit at the request of Mr. Ellis. As a deputy he was all that could be desired. His long service in the court house gave him a fine knowledge of the affairs of the county and no more efficient or obliging offical ever did business in the court house.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 11Jan1900 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.
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.
Monona County Gazette 11Jan1900 Blencoe News With money of the society the Ladies Aid women have purchased material and induced Jim Carmody, Sam Cunningham, L. Doty and William Johnson to do the work of building a new and good six-foot sidewalk from Gray Brothers' hardware store to the Congregational church.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 17Jan1900 Blencoe in Print On Tuesday this week, Samuel Cunningham of the firm of Cunningham and Gray sold his interest in the lumber yard to Munger and Wilkinson of Eagle NE.
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 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.
Monona County Gazette 18Jan1900 Blencoe News For 17 long years the firm of Cunningham and Gray have been in the lumber business and have made a success of the same. The first of this week Mr. Cunningham sold his interest to Wilkinson and Munger of Eagle NE. They will be associated with A.O. Gray the junior member of the former firm.
The Mapleton Press 19Jan1900 G.H. Cunningham to H.W. Cunningham; lot 16, block 80, Onawa $50
Monona County Gazette 25Jan1900 Local News H.W. Cunningham has been in Whiting this week attending to some lodge work.
Monona County Gazette 25Jan1900 Whiting News Henry Cunningham's gentle voice was heard on the streets of Whiting Tuesday and Wednesday.

Curtis
Onawa Weekly Democrat 4Jan1900 News at Castana A Mr. Curtis, brother of Mrs. Gene Dryden has been visiting her this week.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 11Jan1900 Blencoe in Print George Cook and Sam Curtis went to South Omaha with stock last Sunday night.
Monona County Gazette 18Jan1900 Mapleton O.E. Curtis is making a two weeks stay at the court house in Onawa assisting in making the semi-annual examination of the county books.

Custer
Onawa Weekly Democrat 4Jan1900 News at Castana Mr. Custer of Dunlap moved his family last week onto the farm he bought of Mr. Wiley.

Cutler
Monona County Gazette 11Jan1900 Whiting News Last Friday evening about 35 young people from town and country gathered at the home of D.T. Cutler where they enjoyed themselves helping Miss Marcia celebrate her 17th birthday.
Monona County Gazette 25Jan1900 Whiting News D.T. Cutler's pension was increased from $6 to $12 a month recently which is a good thing as he is deserving of more.

Cutter
Monona County Gazette 4Jan1900 Castana News The old folks met with Mrs. Lizzie Cutter last week and report a splendid afternoon. Mesdames S.C. Hoadley, Craik, Edie Hoadley and S.T. Day were the visitors and they begin to think that their Tea Social is a good thing to draw to.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 11Jan1900 Castana News Mrs. J.L. Cutter started Friday for a few weeks visit with relatives at Coon Rapids, Shellrock IA, and Chillicothe MO. Dell Smith went with her to his home at Coon Rapids.
Monona County Gazette 11Jan1900 Castana News Mrs. Celia Cutter left Friday for a visit to Cedar Rapids, thence to Kansas City and around the circle.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 18Jan1900 Castana News J.T. Cutter left for Bancroft NE Tuesday on business.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 25Jan1900 Castana News Lyn Cutter was a Mapleton visitor Saturday.

Cutler
Onawa Weekly Democrat 11Jan1900 Whiting On New Years day Mr. and Mrs. Daniel Cutler entertained about 86 of their friends in honer of their 33rd wedding anniversary. It was about the biggest New Years dinner ever served in Lincoln. The guests presented Mr. and Mrs. Cutler with two fine rockers. John Brook arose and related hoe 33 years ago he had attended the wedding party of Mr. and Mrs. Cutler.

Cyrpeanson
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.


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Dailey
Onawa Weekly Democrat 04Jan1900 Miss Emma Dailey was visiting in Sloan the first part of the week.
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.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 25Jan1900 The Week In Whiting A.T. Daily has bought from the farmers about here four cars of potatoes which he is now shipping to Missouri.

Danforth
Monona County Gazette 4Jan1900 Blencoe News C.A. Danforth shipped out two loads of cattle Tuesday.
Monona County Gazette 4Jan1900 Blencoe News James Bruen has shelled and sold 2400 bushels of corn to C.A. Danforth.
Monona County Gazette 4Jan1900 Blencoe News Bern Danforth returned Friday last week from his trip with stock to Chicago.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 17Jan1900 Blencoe in Print Bern Danforth was in Onawa Friday.
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.

Darnell
The Mapleton Press 20Jan1900 J.B. Barnard to Clarence Darnell; ne and ne se 35-85-43 $6840.00

Davenport
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.

Davidson
Onawa Weekly Democrat 18Jan1900 Local News Miss Carrie Brown of Whiting was the guest of Mrs. H. Davidson last week.

Davies
Monona County Gazette 18Jan1900 Castana News F.F. Roe, T.R. Carritt, C.A. H. Fisher, A.A. Davies and J.B.P. Day were at Onawa Tuesday listening to the talk in the Woodbury-Monona ditch ase before the Board of Supervisors.

Davis
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.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 4Jan1900 Blencoe in Print Mrs. Taylor and three sons of Hamburg IA are spending the holiday with Mrs. Phinetta Davis north of town.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 4Jan1900 Turin News J.W. Davis has just received a letter from his friend Steve Stineman who is at Wooster TX and he reports the people well, fine weather, cattle fat on the green grass and fruits beginning to blossom.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 4Jan1900 Turin News J.W. Davis and family ate turkey with John Pierce's on Christmas.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 4Jan1900 Turin News A.L. Davis and wife spent Christmas with E.W. Hunt's family.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 4Jan1900 Turin News John Kesterson returned from Bancroft NE last Friday. He reports M.H. Davis able to be up now and is improving fast.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 11Jan1900 Blencoe in Print Mahlon Davis, one of the excellent young farmers of this community, marketed a car of hogs to A.M. Noble last week.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 11Jan1900 Turin News J.W. Davis on Saturday received a letter from M.H. Davis, who has been very sick at Pender NE, stating that he was able to be around.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 11Jan1900 Turin News C. Utterback of Castana stopped overnight Friday with his brother-in-law J.W. Davis. He took the morning train to visit a week with friends at Council Bluffs.
Monona County Gazette 11Jan1900 Local News ?awyer Davies of Castana was in town this week on business and pleasure.
Monona County Gazette 11Jan1900 Blencoe News Mahlon Davis sold 65 head of hogs the other day averaging a little over 300 pounds, for better than 4 cents.
Monona County Gazette 11Jan1900 Moorhead Sid Davis returned from Missouri Valley Tuesday where he has been spending the holidays with his family.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 17Jan1900 Blencoe in Print Mrs. Isaac Davis visited in Onawa several days last week.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 18Jan1900 Local News Aaron Davis of Arcola was in town Tuesday, an interested person in the ditch matter.
A.L. Davis was in Onawa Saturday on business.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 18Jan1900 Turin News Mr. and Mrs. A.L. Davis' little son Earl, while scuffling with boyfriends, had his knee thrown out of place.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 18Jan1900 Turin News J.W. Davis was over at the county seat Friday.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 18Jan1900 Castana News Will Davis of Mapleton visited with the home folks Wednesday.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 18Jan1900 Castana News Walla Davis and a Mr. Tate of Bancroft NE was in town a few days last week.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 25Jan1900 Castana News The Ladies Tea Party met with Mrs. Aaron Davis in Arcola lst Thursday and spent a pleasant afternoon in social...
Onawa Weekly Democrat 25Jan1900 Local News Miss Etta Davis was in town Saturday visiting friends. She contemplates going to California in the early spring for a visit with relatives.

Day
Onawa Weekly Democrat 4Jan1900 News at Castana J.B.P. Day visited in Sioux City several days this week.
Monona County Gazette 4Jan1900 Castana News Rev. Adolph Rossback, Unitarian of Ida Grove, held services at Hokomok Hall Wednesday evening. Cade walks sandwitched with dances were the attractions afforded by Elsie Day to her friends.
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.
Monona County Gazette 4Jan1900 Castana News The old folks met with Mrs. Lizzie Cutter last week and report a splendid afternoon. Mesdames S.C. Hoadley, Craik, Edie Hoadley and S.T. Day were the visitors and they begin to think that their Tea Social is a good thing to draw to.
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.
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 Castana News Bob McCall will occupy the Joe Day Place under the hill at the stock yards this coming season.
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.
Monona County Gazette 11Jan1900 Castana News Little Fie Day has had a bd siege of cold close to pneumonia part of the week but is now fast recovering and will soon be out and at school.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 18Jan1900 Local News J.P.B. Day was among other prominent citizens here Tuesday in the interest of the ditch. Mr. Day says that ditching and dyking the valley ought no longer to be delayed.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 18Jan1900 Castana News A Mr. Anderson of LeMars visited over Sunday with J.B.P. Day.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 18Jan1900 Castana News Mr. and Mrs. W.T. Day's daughter, Fie, has been very ill the last week.
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.
Monona County Gazette 18Jan1900 Castana News F.F. Roe, T.R. Carritt, C.A. H. Fisher, A.A. Davies and J.B.P. Day were at Onawa Tuesday listening to the talk in the Woodbury-Monona ditch ase before the Board of Supervisors.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 25Jan1900 Castana News Through the kindness of Miss Elsie V. Day, about 35 of our young people met at Hokomok Hall Friday eve and passed a few hours cake walking, or trying to.

Delashmutt
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.

Dennis
Onawa Weekly Democrat
25Jan1900 Local News J. Dennis is doing business in Omaha this week.

Dennum
Monona County Gazette 11Jan1900 Blencoe News Steve Dennum, cashier Blencoe bank, has been unable to appear for several days on account of illness.

Denton
Onawa Weekly Democrat 25Jan1900 Local News Rev. Denton has bought a piano for his daughter Grace who has a decided talent in music.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 25Jan1900 Local News At the Christian church J.E. Denton is delivering a series of Sunday morning sermons on "The Life of Christ." The pastor will preach at Blencoe at 3PM but will be home to meet his evening appointment.
Monona County Gazette 25Jan1900 Local News The children of the Rev. J.E. Denton home are rejoicing over the fine new Kingsbury Cabinet Piano which arrived there last Monday.
Monona County Gazette 25Jan1900 Blencoe News Rev. J.E. Denton, paster of the Onawa Christian church, will preach at the Blencoe school house next Sunday at 3 p.m.

Devine
Monona County Gazette 25Jan1900 A teachers' meeting will be held at Moorhead on Friday evening and Saturday 26Jan1900 and 27Jan1900. Everybody cordially invited to be present. Piano Solo -- Miss Anna Rude; Address -- "Extracts From my Notebook" -- F.M. Devine Quartette; Round Table -- Conducted by F.E. Lark, County Superintendent; "The Relation of Parent to Pupil to Pupit and Teacher" -- Miss Inez Wood Discussion; "Difficulties That Teachers Meet and How to Meet Them" -- Annie Donnelly Discussion.

Dilley
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 18Jan1900 Turin News Ed. Dilley, the Moorhead liveryman, was visiting with H.C. Bridgeman and wife 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.
Monona County Gazette 25Jan1900 Moorhead John McLaughlin of Willow township sold the first bunch of cattle in town this week to Bartholomew and Dilley.

Dingman
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.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 25Jan1900 Blencoe in Print Messrs. Kerr, Dingman and the section foreman and their wives went to River Sioux Sunday on the hand car.

Dixon
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.

Dolly
The Mapleton Press 19Jan1900 Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Dolly were called to Humboldt IA Saturday to attend the funeral of Mrs. Dolly's brother, Charles Himellman, who was a resident here for some time, having made his home with Mr. Dolly's family. Death was caused from consumption of the throat, he having passed peacefully away while asleep. Mr. Dolly returned the first of the week, but Mrs. Dolly and the children will remain the rest of the week.

Donagon
Onawa Weekly Democrat 18Jan1900 Ticonic Raesmus Donagon has built him a house down near the river on some land he will farm next year.

Donnelly
Monona County Gazette 25Jan1900 A teachers' meeting will be held at Moorhead on Friday evening and Saturday 26Jan1900 and 27Jan1900. Everybody cordially invited to be present. Piano Solo -- Miss Anna Rude; Address -- "Extracts From my Notebook" -- F.M. Devine Quartette; Round Table -- Conducted by F.E. Lark, County Superintendent; "The Relation of Parent to Pupil to Pupit and Teacher" -- Miss Inez Wood Discussion; "Difficulties That Teachers Meet and How to Meet Them" -- Annie Donnelly Discussion.

Dorward
Monona County Gazette 4Jan1900 Turin Mrs. S.S. Dorward spent last Sunday with George Dorward and family at Sac City.
Monona County Gazette 11Jan1900 Turin William Dorward left home Sunday morning for Chicago where he will join his comrades who with him enlisted in the U.S. Navy.
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.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 18Jan1900 Turin News S.S. Dorward has a letter from his son William, who a few weeks ago enlisted for 4 years in the US navy, dated at Norfolk VA, saying that he had arrived at that place and that he expected to leave with 600 other men on last Monday for 18 months cruise which will take him to the West Indies and also to old world ports.
Monona County Gazette 11Jan1900 Local News ?S. Dorward was over from Turin ?day.
The Mapleton Press 20Jan1900 W.H. Dorward and wife to S.S. Dorward; w nw and nw sw 13-83-44 $450.00
Onawa Weekly Democrat 25Jan1900 Turin News S.S. Dorward was in Onawa on business Friday.
Monona County Gazette 18Jan1900 High School Notes Glenn Dorward had a little vacation last Friday afternoon.

Dorwood
Onawa Weekly Democrat 4Jan1900 Turin News William Dorwood, son of S.S. Dorwood, went to Chicago last week with stock and while there passed a successful examination to enter the service of the US navy for a term of three years. He leaves today for New York and from which place he will be assigned to duty on the Atlantic squadron. His friends here will wish him a safe return.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 4Jan1900 Turin News Mrs. S.S. Dorwood went to Battle Creek Saturday to visit with friends.

Doty
Monona County Gazette 11Jan1900 Blencoe News With money of the society the Ladies Aid women have purchased material and induced Jim Carmody, Sam Cunningham, L. Doty and William Johnson to do the work of building a new and good six-foot sidewalk from Gray Brothers' hardware store to the Congregational church.
Monona County Gazette 11Jan1900 Blencoe News The Congregational Sunday school last Sunday elected officers and teachers for the new year as follows: Secretary--James McIntyre; Assistant Secretary--Gertrude Mosher; Treasurer--Joe White; Organist--Mamie Carmody; Teachers--Mesdames Doty, Hogue, Carmody, Glassy, and McIntyre and the Misses Jennie Tees and Mannie McIntyre.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 25Jan1900 Blencoe in Print Mrs. Doty and her Sunday school class of the happiest boys and girls in town made a fine success of their entertainment last week.

Downing
Monona County Gazette 11Jan1900 Moorhead J.W. Downing was a Ute visitor Sunday.
Monona County Gazette 11Jan1900 Moorhead Mrs. Bray of Ute is spending a few days with J.W. Downing and family.
Monona County Gazette 18Jan1900 Ute C.P. Downing has sold 740 head of cattle of all kinds the past fall.

Drais
Onawa Weekly Democrat 11Jan1900 Castana News Albert Hoadley returned Saturday from Tekamah NE where he went to attend the funeral of little Johnnie Drais.

Draney
Onawa Weekly Democrat 11Jan1900 James Draney who formerly lived here and later in Omaha is now keeping a hotel in Lenox IA.

Dryden
Onawa Weekly Democrat 4Jan1900 News at Castana A Mr. Curtis, brother of Mrs. Gene Dryden has been visiting her this week.

Dubois
Onawa Weekly Democrat 4Jan1900 Albaton News Misses Callie and Elsie Dubois are the proud owners of a new piano which they received Christmas.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 25Jan1900 Albaton News Victor Dubois Sr. has been on the sick list during the past week.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 25Jan1900 Albaton News Messrs. Dubois, Polly, Parker, and Easton were in Onawa attending court Friday and Saturday.

Dudley
Onawa Weekly Democrat 4Jan1900 Mesdames Dudley and Watkins visited in Castana a few days last week.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 4Jan1900 News at Castana On Monday morning Mrs. L.C. Hoadley and family were shocked by receiving a telegram from Mr. and Mrs. Will Sears of Tekamah announcing the sudden death of their oldest son, Johnnie. Miss Bernice and Mrs Dudley took the first train and Mrs. Hoadley went Tuesday morning to attend the funeral on Wednesday.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 4Jan1900 News at Castana Mr. and Mrs. Leon Hoadley gave a family dinner Sunday which was greatly enjoyed by the family of C.W. Dudley, C.L. Watkins, Pres Waples, Mrs. L.C. Hoadley and Miss Bernice.
Monona County Gazette 11Jan1900 Whiting News C.W. Dudley returned Sunday evening to Mapleton where he is engaged as carpenter on the mill.

Dunbar
Onawa Weekly Democrat 11Jan1900 Turin News George Larkee has moved his carpenter shop into the Dunbar building.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 11Jan1900 Turin News F. D. Dunbar and wife, who left last fall to spend the winter over on the Omaha Agency, returned home Monday.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 18Jan1900 Turin News F.D. Dunbar returned home Monday from Nebraska where he has been visiting.
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 Turin Mr. and Mrs. Dunbar expect to return to Nebraska this week for another two months sojourn there.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 25Jan1900 Turin News Mr. and Mrs. F.D. Dunbar expect to leave for Nebraska this week for a visit with friends.
Monona County Gazette 25Jan1900 Turin Mr. and Mrs. F.D. Dunbar started for Nebraska MOnday morning but found the river impassable. They will go soon as the ferry runs.

Durman
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.

Durst
The Mapleton Press 5Jan1900 Godfrey Durst of Danbury was a business visitor in town last Saturday
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.

Dyer
Onawa Weekly Democrat 18Jan1900 Ticonic Mrs. Dyer is quite sick.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 25Jan1900 Ticonic Mrs. Dyer who was quite sick last week is much improved.
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.

 

 

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