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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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Lacey
Monona County Gazette 18Jan1900 Ute Dr. Lacey of Council Bluffs was called here Wednesday to assist Dr. Lawson in an operation for appendicities on Linus Lieneman, the 14-year-old son of Henry Lieneman. The operation was a successful one and the bright young patient is getting along nicely.

Lamb
The Mapleton Press 5Jan1900 The marriage of Mr. Charles A. Lamb and Miss Josephine Graff occurred at the home of A. Lamb Monday evening, 1Jan1900, Justice T.F. Wooster officiating. There ceremony was performed at 9 o'clock, after which the relatives of the bride and groom of whom only were present, were ushered into the dining room where they partook of a sumptuous supper. These are two of Maple township's best young people and it gives us pleasure to congratulate them on their union and wish for them the best a long and happy life affords.

Lambert
Onawa Weekly Democrat 18Jan1900 Local News Mrs. John C. Lambert was visiting friends in Castana Saturday.

Lamp
Monona County Gazette 18Jan1900 'Advocate 11Jan1900' Lamp and Putzier shipped three cars of cattle and one of hogs to Chicago and one car load of hogs to Sioux City, first of the week.

Lane
Onawa Weekly Democrat 04Jan1900 Miss Maude Lane was visiting in Sioux City a few days last week.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 18Jan1900 The Week in Whiting Mr. and Mrs. Harold Lane left for Imperial NE where they will make their future home.
Monona County Gazette 18Jan1900 Whiting News Frank Lane came home for a few hours visit with his family first of the week.

Lantz
Monona County Gazette 4Jan1900 Local News Mr. Joseph P. Lantz and Miss Jean Baird of Willow township were married at the M.E. Parsonage in Onawa 3Jan1900 by Rev. E.L. Stevens.

Large
Onawa Weekly Democrat 25Jan1900 Local News Miss Susie Large has gone to Rock Valley for a visit with the home folks.
Monona County Gazette
25Jan1900 Local News Miss Susie Lare is in Rock Valley this week visiting with her mother.

Lark
Monona County Gazette 11Jan1900 Rodney Superintendant Lark of Onawa was in this vicinity visiting schools the fore part of the week.
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 Local News A teacher's meeting will be held at Moorhead on Friday evening and Saturday 26Jan1900 and 27Jan1900. F.E. Lark, County Superintendant.
Monona County Gazette 18Jan1900 Lincoln News County Superintendant Lark visited with the Cook and Herring schools in Lincoln Friday.
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.

Larkee
Onawa Weekly Democrat 11Jan1900 Turin News George Larkee has moved his carpenter shop into the Dunbar building.

Larsen
Onawa Weekly Democrat 4Jan1900 Turin News Andrew Larsen has moved from his home on the hill into Thomas Mann's building.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 4Jan1900 Turin News On last Tuesday Andrew Larsen sold his harness shop to A.J. Terry. Mr. Terry expects to make some improvements in it.

Larson
Onawa Weekly Democrat 11Jan1900 Whiting Three of Mr. and Mrs. P. Larson's children are down with the chicken pox.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 18Jan1900 Turin News Andrew Larson was in Onawa Friday attending court.
Monona County Gazette 18Jan1900 Moorhead John Larson, a popular young man living three miles southeast of Moorhead quietly breathed his last on Tuesday evening of last week. A large crowd attended the funeral services in the Latter Day Saints church Sunday morning. John was loved and respected by all who knew him and his loss will be materially felt in this community.

Lathrop
Onawa Weekly Democrat 18Jan1900 Local News Mr. Lathrop, the genial editor of the Ute Independent, was a pleasant caller at this office Monday while on his return from Sioux City.

Lawrence
Monona County Gazette 4Jan1900 Local News F.M. Nelson from Alvo NE has opened a boot and shoe repair shop in the old Dave Moore building adjoining the Everson and Lawrence harness shop.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 11Jan1900 Soldier Mr. and Mrs. R. Palmer and Harry Tinker of Ute were visiting our little burg Sunday.
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.
Monona County Gazette 11Jan1900 Whiting News Will Lawrence and John Everson came up from Onawa Tuesday evening and attended the I.O.O.F. installation of officers.
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 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 Whiting News Will Lawrence of Onawa worshipped in Whiting Sunday.
Monona County Gazette 25Jan1900 Whiting News Will Lawrence of Onawa made his usual Sunday visit with friends here.

Lawson
Monona County Gazette 18Jan1900 Ute Dr. Lacey of Council Bluffs was called here Wednesday to assist Dr. Lawson in an operation for appendicities on Linus Lieneman, the 14-year-old son of Henry Lieneman. The operation was a successful one and the bright young patient is getting along nicely.

Leathers
Monona County Gazette 18Jan1900 Mapleton Willie Leathers is clerking at the Chicago Dry Goods Store during the absence of G. Freedman, who is sojourning at Hot Springs AR for the improvement of his health.
The Mapleton Press 26Jan1900 Uncle Billy Leathers made his first visit to the store in over a month Tuesday and was warmly greeted by friends as he passed down the street. We hope Mr. Leathers' health will soon permit his making daily visits to his place of business.

Leet
The Mapleton Press 26Jan1900 The Sioux City Journal announces that Frank Leet, once a resident of this city, has been adjudged insance and will be taken to the state hospital at Clarinda for treatment.

Lesley
Onawa Weekly Democrat 18Jan1900 Turin News Henry Lesley was in Onawa a few days last week visiting friends.

Levich
Monona County Gazette 11Jan1900 Local News Simon Levich returned Tuesday morning from a business trip to Des Moines.
Monona County Gazette 18Jan1900 Local News ? Simon Levich and sister Miss ?e were visiting friends in Sioux City Wednesday.
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.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 25Jan1900 Local News Simon Levich was in Moorhead Friday looking after the company's interest at that place.

Lewens
Onawa Weekly Democrat 25Jan1900 Grant Centre Arthur Lewens has removed to Smithland where he will engage in some business not yet determined on.

Lewis
Onawa Weekly Democrat 4Jan1900 News at Castana Rev. Lewis will go to Glenwood this week Saturday where he will preach on next Sunday.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 4Jan1900 Blencoe in Print Rev. Washington expects to occupy the pulpit in the Castana Congregational church Sunday for Rev. Lewis of that place.
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.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 11Jan1900 Rev. Lewis of Castana was in town Saturday on his way to Glenwood where he filled the Congregational pulpit on Sunday.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 11Jan1900 Blencoe in Print Rev. Washington spent Sunday with the Castana church supplying for Rev. Lewis.
Monona County Gazette 18Jan1900 Moorhead Dr. Minthorn returned from Missouri Tuesday and will stop with Dorman Lewis for a short time preparatory to his going to Castana where he will run the drug store at that place as owner and proprietor.
The Mapleton Press 19Jan1900 J.W. Umphrey has disposed of his residence property to S.N. Lewis of Cooper township, who will shortly more to town.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 25Jan1900 Turin News The 3-year-old daughter of L.R. McKee died on Thursday of lung fever after a short illness. The funeral was held from the house conducted by Rev. Lewis of Castana and the remains were laid to rest in the Willow cemetery. Mr. and Mrs. McKee have the sympathy of their friends and neighbors in their sad bereavement.

Liens
The Mapleton Press 5Jan1900 Lon Holbrook has this week purchased the interests of J.B. Liens in the meat market conducted for the past year by Hostetler and Liens and the style of the firm will here after be Hostetler and Holbrook. We have not learned of Mr. Liens' intentions for the future.

Lillie
The Mapleton Press 26Jan1900 G.D. Hoar has this week sold his Delmonico Lunch Room to Charles McCleerey and a gentleman by the name of Lillie from Danbury, who we understand will take possession about the first of next month. We have not learned of Mr. Hoar's future intentions.

Limebeck
Onawa Weekly Democrat 4Jan1900 News at Castana J. Limebeck visited with his daughter Mrs. M.J. Rose from Tuesday until Thursday returning to Blencoe on Thursday afternoon
Onawa Weekly Democrat 17Jan1900 Blencoe in Print Singing school was organized last Tuesday evening by Professor Liembeck. A good attendance is reported.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 25Jan1900 Blencoe in Print Mr. Limebeck is getting many words of praise for the improvement of the music at the Congregational church.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 25Jan1900 Blencoe in Print There are now about 30 pupils in Mr. Limebeck's singing school. The class meets on Tuesday and Friday evenings.
Monona County Gazette 25Jan1900 Blencoe News The singing class of young people under direction of Professor Limebeck is said to be making great headway in the line of vocal music.

Linden
Onawa Weekly Democrat 04Jan1900 Charles Linden was visiting at Missouri Valley the first of the week.

Linville
The Mapleton Press 26Jan1900 G.P. Linville of Ute was here on business Wednesday.

Lister
Monona County Gazette 25Jan1900 Local News Fred Lister of the Sentinel is in Glidden this week visiting with his home folks.

Little
Onawa Weekly Democrat 11Jan1900 Ticonic There was a surprise party given at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Powers in honor of Charlie's 37th birthday Saturday night 6Jan1900. About 30 were present and the evening was spent in playing different kinds of games after wich a nice supper was prepared. All seemed to enjoy the supper the best. The friends present Mr. Powers with a nice rocking chair for a present and J.J. Little gave to the company one of his flowery speeches and after a late hour all returned home wishing Mr. Powers many more happy birthdays.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 11Jan1900 Ticonic Mrs. Little was shopping in Onawa Friday.

Lister
Onawa Weekly Democrat 11Jan1900 The Sentinel announced last week that Fred Lister, who has been with the Sentinel the past five years and the past two years foreman, had bought the interest of J. Lister, his father, and that the firm name will now be J.A. Lister and Bro. The Democrat extends congratulations to the boys. They are worthy the good patronage the Sentinel enjoys.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 25Jan1900 Local News Fred Lister of the Sentinel is taking a two weeks vacation and visiting his parents in Glidden.

Lloyd
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.

Locking
Onawa Weekly Democrat 4Jan1900 Blencoe in Print H.D. Locking who has been baling hay on section 6 east of town has finished his work and moved to his home in Missouri Valley.

Loomis
Onawa Weekly Democrat 4Jan1900 Local News J.H. Loomis has bought the residence in East Onawa recently occupied by Mr. Riggs, and moved from the W.H. Peake farm to town.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 4Jan1900 Local News E.W. Holbrook spent New Years day with Mr. and Mrs. Will Loomis near Blencoe. Mr. and Mrs. Hotchkiss were also guests at the Loomis house.
Monona County Gazette 4Jan1900 Local News W.D. Loomis of Sherman was in Onawa Tuesday.
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 18Jan1900 Local News Kindall entertained at a six o'clock ? Tuesday, Messrs. Judge Gaynor, ?orter Charles Hamilton, County Attorney W.L. Smith and W.D. Loomis, ? Blencoe.
Monona County Gazette 18Jan1900 Blencoe News W.D. Loomis was in Onawa Tuesday.

Lothman
The Mapleton Press 19Jan1900 Jas. H. Elledge and wife to Claus Lothman 13-84-43 $3000

Luth
Onawa Weekly Democrat 11Jan1900 Turin News Miss Mary Luth of Ute is in town this week visiting friends.
Monona County Gazette 18Jan1900 Ute John Luth is doing a fancy job of painting on the interior of H.E. Mustard's new store building.

Lutz
Onawa Weekly Democrat 11Jan1900 Attorney Chrisman, Lutz, and Cooper of Mapleton are looking after their cases in court.
The Mapleton Press 26Jan1900 T.B. Lutz transacted business in Sioux City yesterday.
The Mapleton Press 26Jan1900 Mrs. Mae Gilkerson has recently purchased a lot from T.B. Lutz in the new addition and is already getting the material on the ground for a comfortable dwelling house. F.W. Fox has the contract.

Lynch
Onawa Weekly Democrat 4Jan1900 News at Castana A.J. Lynch and daughter Nellie visited friends in Danbury several days this week.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 25Jan1900 Castana News A.J. Lynch and daughter Nellie were in Mapleton Saturday.
The Mapleton Press 26Jan1900 A.J. Lynch of Castana was renewing acquaintances here last Saturday.

Lynn
The Mapleton Press 26Jan1900 J.L. Lynn is executing a house moving job in Danbury.

Lyons
Monona County Gazette 11Jan1900 Castana News J.D. Lyons who has been on the Reverend Wiley place the past year will move to the Kinney farm northwest of Rodney in March.

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MacFarland
Monona County Gazette 18Jan1900 Blencoe News William MacFarland and E.L. Hogue were at Onawa Tuesday attending a meeting of the ditch commissioners.

Magginnis
The Mapleton Press 19Jan1900 David A. Pember and wife to Florence L. Magginnis; e se 22 and sw sw 23-84-46 $3600

Maggard
The Mapleton Press 5Jan1900 C.A. and family spent Christmas week with their daughters in Des Moines. Mr. Miller reports the recent birth of a daughter at the home of Mr. and Mrs. A.A. Maggard

Magness
Onawa Weekly Democrat 11Jan1900 Ticonic Liveryman Magness from Turin was up on business Monday.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 18Jan1900 Turin News Ed. Magness and wife went to Ticonic Saturday to visit friends and relatives.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 25Jan1900 Turin News Ed Magness and wife visited relatives in Ticonic a part of last week.
Monona County Gazette 25Jan1900 Turin It is rumored that Ed Magness has sold the livery barn to Mr. Barr.

Main
Monona County Gazette 4Jan1900 Lincoln News The youngest child of Mr. and Mrs. George Main has been very sick but is better at present writing.
The Mapleton Press 26Jan1900 Mr. and Mrs. Fred Main of Carroll were Sunday visitors at the Needles home.

Malm
Onawa Weekly Democrat 25Jan1900 Local News Mrs. M.J. Golden is enjoying a visit from her sister Miss Malm.

Mann
Onawa Weekly Democrat 4Jan1900 Local News The C.W.B.M. will neet with Mrs. A.W. Mann on 10Jan1900.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 4Jan1900 Turin News Andrew Larsen has moved from his home on the hill into Thomas Mann's building.
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.

Manson
Onawa Weekly Democrat 18Jan1900 Rodney It is reported that our barber, Mr. Manson, has sold his barber shop to a Mr. Miller of Onawa.

Maple
Onawa Weekly Democrat 4Jan1900 News at Castana Frank Maple returned Wednesday of last week from a month's visit in Des Moines.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 11Jan1900 Turin News Frank Maple, who has been visiting in Des Moines the past three months, returned home Thursday.
Monona County Gazette 18Jan1900 Turin Frank Maple expects to move to Des Moines in February.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 25Jan1900 Turin News Frank Maple expects to move to Des Moines in a few weeks.

Marley
Onawa Weekly Democrat 4Jan1900 Blencoe in Print Maurice Marley was up from Omaha this week and disposed of his corn. He expects to return to Omaha where his mother moved to some time ago.

Marr
Monona County Gazette 11Jan1900 Local News Naam Marr received a letter this week from Mrs. F.R. Smith (nee Huldah McMurray). She wrote they were living at Udell KS where Mr. Smith was paster of the Congregational church at that place. This will be news to her many friends. The wedding occurred about the middle of December.
Monona County Gazette 11Jan1900 High School Notes In the declamatory contest the last Friday before the holidays, Alyce Templeton of the 12th grade won first prize and Minnie Marr of the 9th grade won the second prize.

Martin
Monona County Gazette 4Jan1900 Local News Mr. and Mrs. James Martin of Ashton returned a few days since from a visit with friends and relatives at Manchester IA.
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.
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.

Masters
Onawa Weekly Democrat 18Jan1900 Local News Thomas Masters of Center township was in town Tuesday. He had been spending a week in Sioux City and was on his way home.

Matson
Onawa Weekly Democrat 18Jan1900 Local News Mrs. Matson of Spencer IA, an evangelist of much success will begin a series of meetings in the M.E. church on this Thursday evening. The meetings will continue most likely several weeks.

Maughlin
Monona County Gazette 4Jan1900 Local News W.J. Maughlin, after an 8 or 9 weeks' illness at the George M. Warner home, is out again, knocking around and helping himself to regain his usual health as rapidly as the cold weather will permit.
Monona County Gazette 18Jan1900 Local News ?J. Maughlin is again able to be out ?e street.
Monona County Gazette 18Jan1900 High School Notes In the trial last Friday the school lost the case and the defendants were found not guilty. Mr. Hand is to be complimented on the way he handled the case for the defendants. He was assisted by Mr. Will Maughlin.
The Mapleton Press 20Jan1900 L.C. Sears and wife to Nora B. Maughlin; lots 1, 2, and 3 block 79 Onawa $500.00
Monona County Gazette 25Jan1900 Local News W.J. Maughlin left Sunday evening for his home in Snohomish WA after a sojourn in Onawa for the past six or seven months.

Maxwell
Monona County Gazette 11Jan1900 Castana News Charlie Hanson has sold the Fred Rounds farm to T.A. Maxwell of Blencoe.
The Mapleton Press 19Jan1900 Charles T. Hansen to Henry T. Maxwell et al; nw nw and part ne nw and sw part nw ne and w part sw ne ans nw and se nw 5-83-43 783 acres $5000

Mayginess
Monona County Gazette 18Jan1900 Lincoln News J.S. Mayginess spent Sunday with his wife at Onawa.

McBeath
Monona County Gazette 18Jan1900 Whiting News Ernest McBeath was a passenger for Sioux City Wednesday.

McCall
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 18Jan1900 Ute Uncle Robert McCall is losing his hogs with the swine plague.

McCarty
Monona County Gazette 25Jan1900 Blencoe News Mike McCarty, the Council Bluffs hayman, has made a number of hay deals here lately.

McCaskey
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.
Monona County Gazette 18Jan1900 Local News J.K. McCaskey has been taking care of a case of grippe but at this writing is able to be around again.
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.
The Mapleton Press 20Jan1900 John K. McCaskey and wife to C.A. Weare; part nw nw 2-83-45 $1.00
Monona County Gazette 25Jan1900 Local News Miss Mary McCaskey, who has been in eastern Pennsylvania the past six weeks visiting relatives and friends, is expected home in about a month.

McCleerey
Monona County Gazette 18Jan1900 Mapleton Mrs. W.F. McCleerey is reported to be very poorly at presnet and has been for the past two weeks. The old gentleman's health is quite good this winter.
The Mapleton Press 26Jan1900 G.D. Hoar has this week sold his Delmonico Lunch Room to Charles McCleerey and a gentleman by the name of Lillie from Danbury, who we understand will take possession about the first of next month. We have not learned of Mr. Hoar's future intentions.

McClemont
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.

McCowan
Monona County Gazette 4Jan1900 Blencoe News Miss Kate McCowan visited with friends in Onawa Tuesday.
Monona County Gazette 4Jan1900 Blencoe News Hugh McCowan visited at Onawa Friday and Saturday of last week.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 11Jan1900 Blencoe in Print Hugh McCowan who has been visiting his sister, Mrs. Dan Gray, left for his home in Winnipeg MT Saturday night.

McDermott
Monona County Gazette 11Jan1900 Whiting News Katie McDermott returned to school Salix Saturday after a holiday visit with the home folks.

McDonald
Onawa Weekly Democrat 04Jan1900 Will McDonald was in Sioux City Monday.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 4Jan1900 Albaton News Miss McDonald visited with the Misses Myrtle and Leola Polly a couple of days during the holiday vacation.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 4Jan1900 Ticonic Fred Reese of Turin and Frank Gid and Miss Jennie Wells spent New Years at the home of Mr. and Mrs. C.W. McDonald of Rodney.
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.

McElwain
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 Blencoe in Print Landlord McElwain and family spent Friday and Saturday with friends in Omaha.

McFarlane
Onawa Weekly Democrat 25Jan1900 Blencoe in Print A meeting of the creamery stock holders held last week adjusted all differences and wound up the business in a peacable manner. William McFarlane is now the owner of the creamery. It is to be hoped that the creamery may yet find it profitable to run again.

McGar
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.

McCausland
The Mapleton Press 20Jan1900 Fred McCausland and wife to M.L. Tippens, lot 15 north section East Whiting $45.00

McClure
Monona County Gazette 4Jan1900 Local News Charles McClure and daughter Lula took the train for Ida Grove Monday for a week's visit with Mrs. McClure's sister who resides there.

McDonald
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.

McDowell
Onawa Weekly Democrat 18Jan1900 Ticonic Mr. and Mrs. Pollard of Rodney were guests at the McDowell home Sunday.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 18Jan1900 Ticonic Mr. McDowell has been appointed leader of the League next Sunday.
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.

McFarlane
Onawa Weekly Democrat 17Jan1900 Blencoe in Print William McFarlane went to Onawa Tuesday to be present at the ditch meeting.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 18Jan1900 Local News Ditch Commissioner McFarlane was in town Tuesday listening to the argument of Governor Shaw and others on the ditch matter. Mr. McFarlane believes in ditching and thinks the time is now ripe to begin the work.

McGee
Monona County Gazette 25Jan1900 Whiting News Mrs. Edna McGee is helping Mrs. Oliver Johnson for a few weeks.

McGlothlin
Monona County Gazette 4Jan1900 Blencoe News H.M. Petree and R.G. McGlothlin of Missouri are visiting with the Noble family this week.

McIntosh
Onawa Weekly Democrat 11Jan1900 Whiting Miss Belle McIntosh of Avoca IA was visiting with Mrs. W.G. Brown last week.
Monona County Gazette 11Jan1900 Whiting News Miss Bell McIntosh visited here from Thursday until Saturday. She was on her way home to Avoca IA from a visit at Yankton SD.

McIntyre
Monona County Gazette 4Jan1900 Blencoe News Mrs. James McIntyre had some dental work done at Onawa Tuesday.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 11Jan1900 Blencoe in Print James McIntyre was in Onawa Monday on business.
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 25Jan1900 Blencoe News James McIntyre is building an extensive chicken house on his 900 acre farm southwest of town.

McKee
Onawa Weekly Democrat 25Jan1900 Turin News The 3-year-old daughter of L.R. McKee died on Thursday of lung fever after a short illness. The funeral was held from the house conducted by Rev. Lewis of Castana and the remains were laid to rest in the Willow cemetery. Mr. and Mrs. McKee have the sympathy of their friends and neighbors in their sad bereavement.

McKinney
Onawa Weekly Democrat 4Jan1900 Joe McKinney and wife returned from Schaller IA Monday and left Tuesday for Portland OR where they will make their future home.

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

McLaughlin
Onawa Weekly Democrat 4Jan1900 Blencoe in Print W. McLaughlin and J. Petrie of Missouri are here on a visit with A.M. Noble and family.
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.
The Mapleton Press 26Jan1900 Mrs. E.C. McLaughlin is recovering from an attack of typho-malarial fever.
Monona County Gazette 25Jan1900 Moorhead John McLaughlin of Willow township sold the first bunch of cattle in town this week to Bartholomew and Dilley.

McMannamy
The Mapleton Press 26Jan1900 Matthew Kee has rented his farm southeast of town to Robert McMannamy for the ensuing year.

McMaster
Onawa Weekly Democrat 18Jan1900 Ticonic Billy McMaster of Sioux City visited at the home of his uncle G.M. Wells a part of last week.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 18Jan1900 Local News Attorney McMaster of Ute was in town Monday and Tuesday on court matter.

McMillan
Monona County Gazette 4Jan1900 Local News Mrs. D.J. Rockwell of Council Bluffs is making a visit of several days at the home of her friend Mrs. G.W. McMillan.
Monona County Gazette 4Jan1900 Blencoe News Mrs. D.J. Rockwell of Council Bluffs and Mrs. G.W. McMillan of Onawa were in Blencoe Wednesday and spent the afternoon with Mr. and Mrs. Elijah Peake, parents of Mrs. Rockwell.
Monona County Gazette 11Jan1900 Local News Attorney Kindall gave a dinner at his home in Onawa Wednesday in honor of the 81st birthday of Elijah Peake. Mr. and Mrs. G.W. McMillan and family of Onawa and Mrs. D.J. Rockwell of Council Bluffs were participating guests.

McMurray
Onawa Weekly Democrat 11Jan1900 Miss McMurray, who was a successful teacher in our schools two years ago, was married the middle of December to Rev. W.R. Smith. They are now located at Udall KS.
Monona County Gazette 11Jan1900 Local News Naam Marr received a letter this week from Mrs. F.R. Smith (nee Huldah McMurray). She wrote they were living at Udell KS where Mr. Smith was paster of the Congregational church at that place. This will be news to her many friends. The wedding occurred about the middle of December.

McNamara
Onawa Weekly Democrat 11Jan1900 The special meetings begun in December at the Congregational church continue each evening with a good attendance and good interest. The meetings are being conducted this week by Rev. McNamara, but the church is hoping to secure an evangelist singer to assist in the meetings.
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.

McNeal
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.

McNeill
Monona County Gazette 4Jan1900 Local News We wish to extend thanks to the many friends that aided and assisted in caring for our son and brother Benton McNeill during his sickness and death. E.R. McNeill and Family

McNutt
The Mapleton Press 26Jan1900 To Mr. and Mrs. C.A. McNutt on Thursday 25Jan1915, a girl.

McNaughton
Monona County Gazette 4Jan1900 Local News C. McNaughton of Woodbine was a business visitor in Onawa Wednesday.

McQuillian
Onawa Weekly Democrat 4Jan1900 Blencoe in Print Everett McQuillian and wife moved Tuesday into the Jeffrey house for the winter.

McRill
Monona County Gazette 11Jan1900 Blencoe News David McRill and family have recently moved back to Blencoe from Dunlap to which town they moved some three years ago and will reside in one of W.H. Peake's houses.

McSkimming
Onawa Weekly Democrat 04Jan1900 Rev. D.D. McSkimming entertained the public on New Years in the manner of New Years calls.
Monona County Gazette 4Jan1900 Whiting News Rev. D.D. McSkimming preahced one of the best New Year sermons we have listened to in a long time.
Monona County Gazette 4Jan1900 Whiting News On New Year's Day Rev. D.D. McSkimming kept "open house" from 2 to 4 p.m.

McVicker
The Mapleton Press 19Jan1900 J.F. McVicker placed a new Cornish piano in his home last Saturday.

Meagher
The Mapleton Press 12Jan1900 Father Meagher was down from Danbury yesterday.

Means
The Mapleton Press 5Jan1900 O.H. Means was over from Rodney yesterday.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 11Jan1900 Soldier George Means expects to be ready the first of this week to furnish the public with conveyances.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 11Jan1900 Soldier Sollie Means has reopened his blacksmith shop and is now ready to do your shoeing and other work in that line.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 25Jan1900 Soldier George Means' dwelling is nearly completion.

Mendham
Monona County Gazette 11Jan1900 Local News ?amie Mendham who has been very ill is reported slightly better at this time.

Mesecher
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 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.

Messing
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.

Metcalf
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.
The Mapleton Press 12Jan1900 N.A. Metcalf was over from Ticonic today.

Mickelson
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.

Micklewait
Onawa Weekly Democrat 04Jan1900 George Micklewait was a passenger to Sioux City Saturday.

Middleton
Onawa Weekly Democrat 4Jan1900 Turin News Mrs. E. Middleton and son moved on Tuesday to Ute where they will make their future home.
Monona County Gazette 11Jan1900 Turin Mrs. Eliza Middleton is moving to Ute this week.
Monona County Gazette 18Jan1900 Ute J.M. Middleton's mother moved over from Turin this week and is living in a part of the old hotel.

Mikkleson
The Mapleton Press 20Jan1900 Andrew Erickson and wife to W.D. Mikkleson; se nw and sw ne 3-82-43--80 acres $1240.00

Miller
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.
The Mapleton Press 5Jan1900 C.A. Miller and family spent Christmas week with their daughters in Des Moines. Mr. Miller reports the recent birth of a daughter at the home of Mr. and Mrs. A.A. Maggard
Onawa Weekly Democrat 11Jan1900 Ticonic Three of Mrs. Claude Miller's sisters from Hornick are visiting her a couple of weeks.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 18Jan1900 Rodney It is reported that our barber, Mr. Manson, has sold his barber shop to a Mr. Miller of Onawa.
Monona County Gazette 18Jan1900 'Advocate 11Jan1900' Mr. and Mrs. F.F. Roe of Castana were visitors at the home of her brother C.A. Miller the first of the week.
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.
The Mapleton Press 19Jan1900 Miss Ruth Miller gave one of the most pleasant parties of the season Wednesday evening at the home of her sister Mrs. Ed. Rawlings in honor of her cousin, Miss Elma Miller of Ute, who has been visiting here for several days.

Mims
Monona County Gazette 4Jan1900 Whiting News Mrs. J.H. Mims was a county seat visitor a little while Friday.

Minthorn
Onawa Weekly Democrat 18Jan1900 Castana News We understand that Dr. Minthorn of Moorhead will take charge of the drug store at this place.
Monona County Gazette 18Jan1900 Moorhead Dr. Minthorn returned from Missouri Tuesday and will stop with Dorman Lewis for a short time preparatory to his going to Castana where he will run the drug store at that place as owner and proprietor.
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.
The Mapleton Press 19Jan1900 Dr. M.F. Minthorn who removed from this county about a year ago to Burlington Jct MO has bought a drugstore in Castana and will re-enter in the practice of medicine.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 25Jan1900 Castana News Dr. Minthorn is building an addition to his store to be used as a living room.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 25Jan1900 Castana News E.J. Norcross sold his drug store last week to Dr. Minthorn formerly of Moorhead. The Dr. moved his family here Friday.

Mitchell
Monona County Gazette 4Jan1900 Whiting News Miss Auta Mitchell came down from Sioux City to attend the Whiting wedding.
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.
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.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 18Jan1900 Castana News Henry Mitchell of Vail IA will take charge of the Green Bay Lumber yards in place of C.R. Nixon, who has resigned.
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 Castana News Henry Mitchell was at Carroll Thursday to attend a business meeting of the Green Bay Lumber Co.

Moen
Onawa Weekly Democrat 4Jan1900 Local News Carl Finne of Sloan spent the holidays with his grandpa and grandma, Mr. and Mrs. Carl E. Moen.
Monona County Gazette 25Jan1900 Local News Ole Moen, after several months illness, is again able to get out of doors and is safely recovering.

Mohr
The Mapleton Press 19Jan1900 H.D. Mohr attended a banquet at Carroll Wednesday night given by the officials of the Green Bay Lumber Co. to their agents along the Northwest and Milwaukee lines.

Monat
Onawa Weekly Democrat 04Jan1900 T.H. Monat received two cars of cattle from Velva ND Saturday.

Moore
Monona County Gazette 4Jan1900 Local News F.M. Nelson from Alvo NE has opened a boot and shoe repair shop in the old Dave Moore building adjoining the Everson and Lawrence harness shop.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 11Jan1900 Turin News Moore Brothers are very busy putting up ice this week.
Monona County Gazette 11Jan1900 Turin James Baker, Fred Moore, O.M. Moorse and Perry Ingraham are in Chicago this week.
Monona County Gazette 11Jan1900 Turin F.S. Moore shipped two cars O.M. Moore one car and M. Ingraham one car of fat cattle Tuesday.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 18Jan1900 Turin News F.S. Moore on Tuesday shipped two cars of cattle to Chicago.
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.

Moorhead
Monona County Gazette 11Jan1900 Moorhead George Moorhead is serving as a grand juror during this term of court.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 18Jan1900 East Sioux Charley Moorhead has been in this vicinity trying to buy corn.

Moorse
Monona County Gazette 11Jan1900 Turin James Baker, Fred Moore, O.M. Moorse and Perry Ingraham are in Chicago this week.

Morgan
Onawa Weekly Democrat 4Jan1900 Blencoe in Print J.J. Morgan of Anthon IA was here Friday visiting his son, Rev. F.P. Morgan, the M.E. minister here.
The Mapleton Press 5Jan1900 Elmer Morgan left Thursday for Belden NE after a few days's visit with his mother.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 17Jan1900 Blencoe in Print Rev. Morgan conducted services in the Turin M.E. church last Sunday.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 17Jan1900 Blencoe in Print Mrs. Morgan of Anthon IA, Rev. Morgan's mother, returned to her home on Tuesday after a week's visit.
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 Blencoe News Mrs. Morgan of River Sioux was here for an over-Sunday visit with her daughter Mrs. Kerr.

Morley
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.

Morris
Onawa Weekly Democrat 4Jan1900 B.F. Morris was transacting business in Onawa Saturday.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 4Jan1900 Jason Morris arrived Saturday morning from Oregon. He has been there the past two months looking after the interest of his gold mines.
Monona County Gazette 4Jan1900 Whiting News C.F. Morris of Onawa was in town Friday.
Monona County Gazette 4Jan1900 Whiting News B.F. Morris was in Onawa on business Saturday.
Monona County Gazette 4Jan1900 Whiting News Misses Cora and Frankie Morris with Master Nelson visited at the Commercial Sunday.
Monona County Gazette 4Jan1900 Whiting News J.H. Morris returned Saturday morning from his western trip. While away he visited different points in California, his Oregon mines and his son Rob in Idaho and reports a fine time generally.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 11Jan1900 Whiting B.F. Morris was in Onawa on business Monday.
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 11Jan1900 Whiting News Ed. Whiting and Jason Morris went to Onawa the first of the week to serve as grand jurors.
Monona County Gazette 11Jan1900 Whiting News Miss Mae Morris returned to Odebolt Sunday to resume her duties in the school at that place.
Monona County Gazette 11Jan1900 Whiting News Mrs. J.R. Folwell entertained a number of young folks in honor of Miss Mae Morris Saturday evening of last week.
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 J.H. Morris who was foreman of the grandy jury returned home Friday having completed the work.
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 Whiting News B.F. Morris was in Onawa Tuesday on business.
Monona County Gazette 18Jan1900 Whiting News J.H. Morris left Tuesday for Logan and other points on business and will be gone several days.
Monona County Gazette 18Jan1900 Whiting News Grandpa Morris returned to Onawa the first of the week after a month's visit at the Commercial.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 18Jan1900 Whiting News John C. Riley of Ticonic and Evelyn Napier of Onawa were married before Justice Morris 16Jan1900.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 18Jan1900 Whiting News Tuesday, a blind man by the name of De Wilson was arrested for drunkenness and brought before Justice Morris. He plead guilty, was fined and released. the parties who sold him the liquor should be pulled next. More litigation will follow and the end is not yet.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 25Jan1900 Local News B.F. Morris of Whiting was doing business in town Tuesday.
Monona County Gazette 25Jan1900 Whiting News J.H. Morris returned from Logan Saturday.
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.

Morrison
Onawa Weekly Democrat 11Jan1900 Page Morrison of Council Bluffs spent Sunday at the parental home.
Monona County Gazette 11Jan1900 Local News Mrs. J.E. Morrison returned last Friday from her visit with Mrs. Ring near Mapleton.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 18Jan1900 Local News Bruce Morrison of Mondamin spent Sunday with his parents.
Monona County Gazette 18Jan1900 Local News Bruce Morrison, editor of the Mondamin Enterprise was here for an over ?day visit.

Morrow
Monona County Gazette 18Jan1900 Moorhead Robert Morrow of Little Sioux was in town Tuesday on business.

Morse
Onawa Weekly Democrat 4Jan1900 Turin News O.M. Morse was in Sioux City last week on business.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 18Jan1900 Local News O.M. Morse of Belvidere was in town Monday morning a few hours while on his way to Sioux City on a cattle deal.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 18Jan1900 Turin News O.M. Morse shipped a car of cattle to Chicago Tuesday.
Monona County Gazette 18Jan1900 Local News O.M. Morse of Turin was in town this week Thursday. He returned Saturday from a trip to Chicago and says it is slush and mud on the streets and ? weather same as here.
Monona County Gazette 18Jan1900 Turin O.M. Morse returned from Chicago Sunday morning.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 25Jan1900 Turin News O.M. Morse was doing business in Onawa Wednesday.
Monona County Gazette 25Jan1900 Local News O.M. Morse of Turin was in Onawa Wednesday jawing around because he couldn't find a loose man about town to drive one of his extra teams back home for him. But he finally found his man all right.

Mortenson
Onawa Weekly Democrat 11Jan1900 Turin News George Mortenson received from the east last week a thoroughbred Poland China boar.

Morton
Onawa Gazette 5Jan1900 Matilda Jacobson is spending the school vacation here with her sister Mrs. Elmer Morton and mother and at Mapleton with her sister Mrs. Proctor.

Mosher
Onawa Weekly Democrat 11Jan1900 Blencoe in Print Mrs. C.A. Thurston and children of Onawa were guests Friday and Saturday of Mr. and Mrs. H.J. Mosher.
Monona County Gazette 11Jan1900 Blencoe News Henry Mosher, who has been experiencing a seige of sickness for two months is evidently recovering. He is to be soon on the streets now every day, though is gait is not rapid.
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 Blencoe News Mesdames Mosher and John Gray drove to Onawa Tuesday.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 25Jan1900 Local News Guy Mosher of Blencoe was visiting Bert Pike over Sunday.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 25Jan1900 Blencoe in Print Gray and Whyte are building a large corn crib. Mosher and Son are doing the work.
Monona County Gazette 25Jan1900 Turin A. Mosher, the barber, went to Onawa Tuesday morning.

Mount
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 H. Mount made a trip to the Castana mill Monday.

Muchmore
Onawa Weekly Democrat 4Jan1900 Blencoe in Print William Muchmore of Onawa is spending a few days with Fred Chapman.

Muckey
The Mapleton Press 19Jan1900 Pearl Muckey, one of the Sophomores, has been obliged to discontinue her school work for a time at least, on account of ill health. Pearl was one of the best in her class and we hope she may soon be able to take up her work again.

Mueller
Monona County Gazette 18Jan1900 Ute A number of Ute's young people attended a social dancing party at the F.J. Mueller home north of town last Friday evening.

Muir
Onawa Weekly Democrat 4Jan1900 Turin News James Muir is shipping hay this week.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 11Jan1900 Turin News Jim Muir is now buying hogs for S. Cork.

Munger
Onawa Weekly Democrat 4Jan1900 Editor Newton of the Castana Times was in town Tuesday looking over the court house officials. He said that on the new year C.C. Brewer of that place bought the Castana elevator of L.H. Valentine who bought it last fall of L.B. Munger.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 11Jan1900 Castana News Miss Adah Munger departed Friday for school at Council Bluffs.
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 L.B. Munger returned Friday from a few days visit in Chicago.
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.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 25Jan1900 Blencoe in Print Mr. Munger of Gray, Munger and Co. came up from Omaha yesterday.
Monona County Gazette 25Jan1900 Local News L.B. Munger, the former jolly grain buyer over at Castana and a pard of Ed Jones over there, was in Onawa one day early in the week on business. He got Corwin Overholt to show him the town.
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.

Murphy
Monona County Gazette 4Jan1900 Local News Miss Alice O'Neill of Sioux City is visiting this week at the John R. Murphy home.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 11Jan1900 Castana News J.L. Murphy visited with his family a couple of days this week.
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 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.

Murray
Monona County Gazette 11Jan1900 Local News Miss Lillie Murray of Little Sioux visited at the home of Bailey Ellis and wife Wednesday.

Mustard
Monona County Gazette 18Jan1900 Ute John Luth is doing a fancy job of painting on the interior of H.E. Mustard's new store building.
The Mapleton Press 19Jan1900 H.E. Mustard and wife to J.C. Way; lots 15 and 16, block 1 Ute $75

Myers
Onawa Weekly Democrat 4Jan1900 Local News Mrs. Henry Myers, in the north part of town, died today.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 4Jan1900 Turin News Miss Seaton spent the first of the week with Miss Nora Myers.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 4Jan1900 Turin News Miss Lenora Myers spent the holidays at her home in Onawa.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 11Jan1900 Mrs. Henry Myers whose death was announced last week was buried Saturday in the Ticonic cemetery.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 11Jan1900 P.A. Harris of Castana and Miss Josie Myers of Onawa were united in marriage at the home of the bride's parents, Mr. and Mrs. John Myers, 2Jan1900. The marriage was conducted by Rev. E.L. Stevens of the M.E. church.
Monona County Gazette 11Jan1900 Local News At Onawa Thursday afternoon at 2 o'clock at the home of the family in the north part of town, Mrs. Mary Ella Myers died of pneumonia. Mary Ella Baily was born 4Jun1860 in Knox County IL and was married to Henry Myers in 1876 in Monona County. After a residence of two years in Nebraska herself and husband returned to Onawa where they have since lived. Three children of twelve born to them are living. She was buried Saturday 6Jun1900 in the Ticonic cemetery beside 9 of her children, all of whom had died in infancy. Rev. Stevens of the M.E. church conducted the funeral services from the home in Onawa.
Monona County Gazette 11Jan1900 Turin Miss L. Myers went over to Onawa last Sunday on her wheel.
Monona County Gazette 18Jan1900 High School Notes The Shakespeare Circle met with Nina Myers Wednesday night.
Monona County Gazette 18Jan1900 High School Notes R? Holmes and Nina Myers went skating Tuesday afternoon. They report a nice time with the exception of one thing. They had to recite their Caesar lesson before school took up Wednesday.

 

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