** Monona County Gazette ** Onawa Weekly Democrat ** The Mapleton Press **

~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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Naden
Monona County Gazette 4Jan1900 Blencoe News Frank Skinner spent New Year's day with his sister Mrs. E. Naden in Blencoe.
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 Blencoe News Gray and Whyte shipped a car of hogs to Chicago Tuesday night. Sherman Naden went through with them.
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.

Napier
Onawa Weekly Democrat 18Jan1900 Whiting News John C. Riley of Ticonic and Evelyn Napier of Onawa were married before Justice Morris 16Jan1900.

Needles
The Mapleton Press 26Jan1900 Mr. and Mrs. Fred Main of Carroll were Sunday visitors at the Needles home.

Neely
The Mapleton Press 19Jan1900 Myrtle Neely has been absent this week on account of the sickness of her mother.

Neff
The Mapleton Press 19Jan1900 D.F. Neff of Omaha was an over Sunday visitor at the home of J.W. Umphrey.

Neller
Monona County Gazette 25Jan1900 Whiting News Jacob Neller has a public auction sale 31Jan1900.

Nelson
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.
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.
Monona County Gazette 4Jan1900 Whiting News Misses Cora and Frankie Morris with Master Nelson visited at the Commercial Sunday.
The Mapleton Press 5Jan1900 The Model Bakery has changed hands H.B. Best having sold to L. Nelson of Onawa who took possession yesterday. Mr. Best and family have moved to Onawa where he will take the place of Mr. Nelson in a bakery. In this exchange Mapleton loses a good citizen and an excellent family. Mr. Nelson is accompanied by his family and being an experienced baker, will keep the business up to a high standard of excellence. For the present they are not prepared to accomodate boarders.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 25Jan1900 Turin News John Nelson was visiting last week in Rodney.

Nessle
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.

Newell
The Mapleton Press 20Jan1900 Marshall Winch and wife to W.J. Newell; part se 13-85-43 $1500.00

Newton
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 Mrs. W.C. Newton returned Saturday from a few days visit with her parents at Merrill IA.
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.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 25Jan1900 Castana News Editor Newton moved his family into Peter Fierer's house Thursday.

Nichols
Monona County Gazette 18Jan1900 Local News ?s. James Nichols, who has been ill the past six weeks is convalescing slowly but surely.

Nickleson
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.

Nickolaisen
Onawa Weekly Democrat 11Jan1900 Turin News Report of school taught in District #5, Belvidere township, for the month beginning 27Nov1899 and ending 22Dec1899: names of those not absent: Annie and Agnes Hansen, Katie Nickolaisen, Axel and Fredrick Hansen -- Henrietta Henriksen, Teacher.

Nirk
Monona County Gazette 11Jan1900 Lincoln News Mr. and Mrs. Carl Pember entertained very delightfully a few friends Tuesday evening in honor of their guests Mr. and Mrs. Patterson and Mrs. Nirk of Sheldon. Dancing and card playing was the order of the evening.
Monona County Gazette 18Jan1900 Lincoln News Lizzie Nirk and Laura Pember went to Sheldon Monday where they will make an extended visit.

Nixon
The Mapleton Press 5Jan1900 C. Nixon and family will soon remove from Castana to Onawa where Mr. Nixon has made a business arrangement by which he is to become a member of the agricultural implement firm of Freeland and Holbrook.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 11Jan1900 Castana News Claude Blanchard of Soldier came up for a Sunday visit with the family of C.R. Nixon.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 11Jan1900 Castana News C.R. Nixon has sold his residence property to Pete Feirce. Mr. Nixon loaded his household goods in a car on Monday and shipped them to Onawa his family following them. Mr. Nixon will remain here until the Lumber Co. sends another man to take his place.
Monona County Gazette 11Jan1900 Local News C.R. Nixon and family have moved from Castana and will soon be settled at home to their friends in the Bern Vandervert house in the fashionable ? end of town.
Monona County Gazette 11Jan1900 Castana News Myron Willey will move into the Nixon house this week and Dr. Bowen will take his place early next week.
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.
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 Charles R. Nixon and wife to F.E. Fierce; lot 16 and a strip 10 feet wide of 17 in block 14 Castana $1250
Onawa Weekly Democrat 25Jan1900 C.R. Nixon attended the annual banquet given by the Green Bay Lumber Co. last week.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 25Jan1900 Local News Mr. and Mrs. C.R. Nixon are now nicely located in Bern Vandevert's property on Iowa Ave.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 25Jan1900 Local News G.W. Cork and C.E. Fich will attend a Holiness convention at Smithland Saturday and Sunday.

Noble
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 4Jan1900 Local News Mrs. Nellie Noble who was lately called to Blair NE on account of the illness of Mrs. Dr. Noble, who is recovering, has returned. Her son George left Tuesday for Blair where he resides much of the time with his grandparents.
Monona County Gazette 4Jan1900 Blencoe News H.M. Petree and R.G. McGlothlin of Missouri are visiting with the Noble family this week.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 11Jan1900 Blencoe in Print A.M. Noble shipped a car of hogs to Chicago Saturday night.
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.
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.
Monona County Gazette 11Jan1900 Blencoe News A.M. Noble had a car of hogs on the Chicago market Monday and another on the Omaha market Tuesday.
Monona County Gazette 11Jan1900 Blencoe News The surprise party at Jake Brown's Friday evening last week, given complimentary to the two young men relatives of the Brown's and Noble's, is reported as a most agreeable gathering of relatives and friends.
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.
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.

Nocks
Monona County Gazette 11Jan1900 R.C. Nocks is packing up his belongings and making preparations to go to Sioux City where he will engage in the grocery business.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 18Jan1900 The Week in Whiting Rubin Nocks has gone to Sioux City and we understand he will open a meat market and grocery store.

Noethlich
The Mapleton Press 26Jan1900 To Mr. and Mrs. Fred Noethlich on Friday 19Jan1915, a girl.

Nolan
Monona County Gazette 11Jan1900 Moorhead Nolan Brothers have sold their interest in the livery barn to Bartholomew and Dilley and left Tuesday for Smithland.

Norcross
Onawa Weekly Democrat 18Jan1900 Castana News E.J. Norcross was an Onawa visitor Friday.
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 Lincoln News Fred Norcross of Castana and Lewis Fischer of Arcola spent Sunday at the Kramer home.
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.

Nordley
Onawa Weekly Democrat 25Jan1900 Soldier Foss and Nordley shipped a car load of stock and S.A. Severson two car loads yesterday.

Norton
Onawa Weekly Democrat 25Jan1900 Local News Miss Jessie Norton was home over Sunday from her school near Blencoe.

Norwood
Monona County Gazette 18Jan1900 Whiting News Grandma Norwood is here from Onawa this week visiting friends.

Nourse
The Mapleton Press 26Jan1900 Will E. Nourse came down from Armour SD last Saturday evening and spent Sunday and a part of Monday with his relatives and many old time friends. Will reports that he is propering in his Dakota home.

Nystrom
The Mapleton Press 5Jan1900 Adolph Nystrom of Salix is visiting at the Monona House.
The Mapleton Press 5Jan1900 Miss Josie Nystrom who has been making her home while here at the Monona House and attending school is spending her vacation at Salix, but expects to return in time for opening of school next week.

 
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O'Neill
Monona County Gazette 4Jan1900 Local News Miss Alice O'Neill of Sioux City is visiting this week at the John R. Murphy home.
Monona County Gazette 18Jan1900 Local News On account of the illness and death of a nephew in Nebraska, Conductor O'Neill ?off part of this week. Conductor ?dman took his place during that ?.

Oldaker
Onawa Weekly Democrat 18Jan1900 Turin News John Hornill and John Oldaker of Woodbine were in town Saturday buying wood.

Oliver
Onawa Weekly Democrat 11Jan1900 Ticonic There was a party held at the home of Mr. and Mrs. R.D. Woodward's Friday evening in honor of the little Miss Olivers from Onawa and three of Mr. West's children of Hornick. All had a delightful time pulling taffy.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 17Jan1900 Blencoe in Print Oliver Brothers marketed a carload of fine hogs on Monday.
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 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.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 25Jan1900 Local News Judge John Oliver spent several days at home last week and is able now to understand more about woodcraft.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 25Jan1900 Local News The Equal Suffrage club meets with Mrs. George A. Oliver Friday afternoon 2Feb1900.
Monona County Gazette 25Jan1900 Local News George A. Oliver took a stroll down to Des Moines one day this week on legal business.
Monona County Gazette 25Jan1900 Local News The Equal Suffrage Club meets with Mrs. George A. Oliver Friday afternoon 2Feb1900.
Monona County Gazette 25Jan1900 Blencoe News This week George Page and his machine and force of help threshed a forty acre crop of barley for Judge Addison Oliver.

Olry
Monona County Gazette 11Jan1900 Whiting News Miss Myrtle Peterson, Miss Ida Rains, Frances Olry, and Mrs. Ellen Thomas have returned to their school work since the holiday vacation.

Olson
Onawa Weekly Democrat 4Jan1900 Albaton News Mrs. O.C. Olson and daughter Edith are in Onawa this week visiting relatives.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 11Jan1900 John P. Olson of Fairview township was in town Monday.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 11Jan1900 Deputy County Auditor Oliver Olson began work Monday.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 11Jan1900 Whiting H.J. Olson left Monday for a visit at Algona IA.
Monona County Gazette 11Jan1900 High School Notes The Shakespeare Circle met with Olga Olson this week Wednesday. Bruce Holbrook was leader. They are reading "Merchant of Venice."
Monona County Gazette 18Jan1900 Local News Friday night of last week Rebekah ? installed the following officers for the ensuing year: N.G., Mrs. Golden; V. Mrs. Henry Jones; Sec., Flora Burgess; Treas., Huldah Olson.
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, Onawa Weekly Democrat 25Jan1900 Albaton News Elmer and Addie Olson and Ray Carroll. -- Edith M. Harrington, Teacher.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 25Jan1900 Albaton News Henry Olson and Lyell Parker were in Onawa on business last Monday.
Monona County Gazette 25Jan1900 Whiting News H.J. Olson is home from his trip to northeastern Iowa.

Ordway
Monona County Gazette 4Jan1900 Local News Frank Ordway, son of Dr. Ordway and Harry, son of Park Ordway, of the east side of the county, were in Onawa Tuesday on business. Frank and family will reside at the old home of the Doctor near Castana for the present where Frank will personally look after many of the business affairs of his father who recently returned to his new home in California, probably to remain for some time.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 11Jan1900 Soldier Frank Ordway of Ute was in town Saturday.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 18Jan1900 The Week in Whiting F.E. Smith of Hopedale IL who in December bought the Ordway farm occupied by S.A. Kersey, is expected here about the first of the month. He has rented a house in town and will not move on the farm.
Monona County Gazette 18Jan1900 Mapleton Harry B. Ordway, one of our studious young men, returned last Saturday to Des Moines where he is attending college.

Otto
Onawa Weekly Democrat 11Jan1900 Charles Otto was a caller at this office Monday morning. He came to Onawa in 1872 and rented a building standing where The Democrat office is now located. That winter he cut wood along the Missouri river and made about a dollar a day. He now owns a 44-acre well improved farm in Franklin township and is practically out of debt.

Outhouse
The Mapleton Press 20Jan1900 Allice G. Wells and husband to Ella Outhouse; lot 6 block 11 Mapleton $175.00

Overholt
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.

 
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Page
Monona County Gazette 25Jan1900 Blencoe News This week George Page and his machine and force of help threshed a forty acre crop of barley for Judge Addison Oliver.

Paine
Monona County Gazette 4Jan1900 Local News Mrs. S. Tillson will soon occupy the Louis Paine residence recently vacated by Bruce Adams.
Monona County Gazette 4Jan1900 Local News Bruce Abrams this week moved from the Louis Paine house to the Ned Sampson residence lately purchased by him.
Monona County Gazette 4Jan1900 Local News Miss Edna Paine is spending the week with Miss Sadie Brooks at Mapleton.
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.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 11Jan1900 Edna Paine visited last week with a Mapleton friend.
Monona County Gazette 11Jan1900 Whiting News Miss Daisy Paine was up from Onawa last week visiting Dora Craford.
Monona County Gazette 11Jan1900 High School Notes Edna Paine visited friends in Mapleton during the Christmas holidays.
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.

Palmer
Onawa Weekly Democrat 11Jan1900 Soldier Mr. and Mrs. R. Palmer and Harry Tinker of Ute were visiting our little burg Sunday.
The Mapleton Press 26Jan1900 To Mr. and Mrs. Jno. Palmer on Sunday 21Jan1915, a boy.

Parish
Onawa Weekly Democrat 25Jan1900 Soldier John Parish is quite sick at this writing. Dr. Cook is treating the case.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 25Jan1900 Soldier John Koontz of Onawa is stopping for the last few days with his sister Mrs. John Parish and family.

Parker
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 Albaton News Flora Parker of Whiting is here for a visit among relatives.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 25Jan1900 Albaton News Henry Olson and Lyell Parker were in Onawa on business last Monday.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 25Jan1900 Albaton News Messrs. Dubois, Polly, Parker, and Easton were in Onawa attending court Friday and Saturday.

Patterson
Monona County Gazette 4Jan1900 Whiting News The Congregational Sunday school elected officers last Sunday for the coming year. The Superintendant and assistant were retained. Lawrence Patterson, Sec; Earl VanVleck, Treas.; Florence Whittier and Zelma Eggleston Librarians; Grace Rains, Organist.
Monona County Gazette 4Jan1900 Lincoln News Mr. and Mrs. Jonathan Patterson and children and Mrs. Kirk, of Sheldon, are visiting at Carl Pembers this week.
Monona County Gazette 11Jan1900 Whiting News Arthur Patterson is at the Backer hardware store in the absence of Art Backer.
Monona County Gazette 11Jan1900 Lincoln News Mr. and Mrs. Carl Pember entertained very delightfully a few friends Tuesday evening in honor of their guests Mr. and Mrs. Patterson and Mrs. Nirk of Sheldon. Dancing and card playing was the order of the evening.

Payne
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.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 25Jan1900 Castana News Mr. Greenstreet of Ticonic visited with his daughter, Mrs. Bud Payne Thursday.
Monona County Gazette 25Jan1900 Local News The fireman's ball at the courthouse Wednesday evening was a pleasant affair. Toce, the harpist, gave his finest selections. The sudden change in the weather with a cold wave from the north probably prevented a larger attendance. Those present enjoyed an evening of delightful pleasure. Mr. H.S. Howes manages such affairs smoothly enough indeed and Louis Payne comes in handy as a good assistant.

Peabody
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.

Peake
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 Blencoe in Print Judge E. Peake was an Onawa visitor Sunday.
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.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 11Jan1900 Mrs. E. Peake of Blencoe was the guest of her Onawa friends Saturday and Sunday.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 11Jan1900 Blencoe in Print W.H. Peake was in South Omaha on Monday looking over the stock yards.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 11Jan1900 Blencoe in Print Mrs. Judge Peake went to Onawa Saturday and remained over Sunday with old friends.
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.
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 Peake, of this place also went along.
Monona County Gazette 11Jan1900 Blencoe News Elijah Peake and wife were in Onawa Wednesday.
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.
Monona County Gazette 18Jan1900 Blencoe News D.J. Rockwell was up from Council Bluffs and spent Sunday with his wife's parents E. Peake and wife.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 25Jan1900 Blencoe in Print W.H. Peake was in Council Bluffs Thursday and Friday on business.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 25Jan1900 Blencoe in Print W.H. Peake will leave next week for Wyoming where he goes to buy a tract of land as a starter for a ranch. He does not go to remain permanently at this time but will return in a week or two and go back to establish his ranch in April.
Monona County Gazette 25Jan1900 Blencoe News Warner Peake was in Council Bluffs a few days last week the guest of his brother-in-law Dave Rockwell and family, who are so well known in this county.
Monona County Gazette 25Jan1900 Blencoe News Justice Elijah Peake, notwithstanding his 80 years of age, is about as jolly and spry a specimen of mankind as there is in Blencoe or any other town. He greeted The Gazette reporter a couple of days ago with the remark that there was nothing so conducive to health and vigor as being good. This scribe already knew that Elijah has long been noted for his peculiar piety.

Peck
Onawa Weekly Democrat 18Jan1900 East Sioux J.C. Peck starts assessing next week.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 18Jan1900 East Sioux Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Gamet spent last Monday at the home of Mr. and Mrs. J.J. Peck.

Peebles
Onawa Weekly Democrat 4Jan1900 Blencoe in Print F.J. Peebles of Nebraska is the new relief agent who assists H.W. Kerr now.

Peeshak
Monona County Gazette 25Jan1900 Moorhead Mr. and Mrs. Peeshak spent Sunday with Alpha Adams, six miles southeast of town.

Pember
Monona County Gazette 4Jan1900 Lincoln News D.A. Pember and wife of Onawa were calling on friends in this vicinity Friday.
Monona County Gazette 4Jan1900 Lincoln News Mr. and Mrs. Jonathan Patterson and children and Mrs. Kirk, of Sheldon, are visiting at Carl Pembers this week.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 11Jan1900 M.A. Pember is filling a car with poultry for shipment to Nebraska City.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 11Jan1900 Turin News M.A. Pember of Onawa was in town Friday buying furs, hides, and poultry.
Monona County Gazette 11Jan1900 Lincoln News M.T. Pember of Onawa was in this vicinity Friday.
Monona County Gazette 11Jan1900 Lincoln News Mr. and Mrs. Carl Pember entertained very delightfully a few friends Tuesday evening in honor of their guests Mr. and Mrs. Patterson and Mrs. Nirk of Sheldon. Dancing and card playing was the order of the evening.
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 Tuesday evening the Modern Woodmen of America with their wives and lady friends congregated in the Masonic hall for the purpose of installing the officers of the lodge publicly. The following officers were duly installed: Venerable Counsel, G.A. Oliver; Worthy Advisor, R.L. Hawkins; Banker M.T. Pember; Clerk, S.A. Howard; Watchman, C.S. Butler; Sentry, L. Messing; Physician, Dr. Battin; Manager, L.C. Sears; Escort, L.E. Paine.
Monona County Gazette 18Jan1900 Lincoln News Lizzie Nirk and Laura Pember went to Sheldon Monday where they will make an extended visit.
The Mapleton Press 19Jan1900 David A. Pember and wife to Florence L. Magginnis; e se 22 and sw sw 23-84-46 $3600
Onawa Weekly Democrat 25Jan1900 Turin News M.T. Pember of Onawa was in town last Thursday buying chickens and hides.
Monona County Gazette 25Jan1900 Local News Merritt Pember is proving himself to be quite a hustler. He has been in the flour, feed and poultry business in Onawa a little over two months. Among other deals, he has in that time shipped two cars of potatoes to Kansas City and is now loading another car for the Indian Territory. One day last week he delivered on truck here 5,000 head or 22,000 pounds of chickens which were shipped east to New York City.

Penningroth
The Mapleton Press 19Jan1900 Birdina Penningroth is absent from her classes on account of sickness.

Perkins
Monona County Gazette 4Jan1900 Local News Mrs. Charles Perkins and children left Tuesday morning for their Cedar Rapids home after a pleasant visit of two weeks with Onawa relatives.
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.

Perrin
Onawa Weekly Democrat 18Jan1900 East Sioux Mr. and Mrs. John Perrin spent last Sunday at the home of his brother Thomas Perrin.

Perry
Monona County Gazette 11Jan1900 Turin Roy Perry went to Sioux City Tuesday.
Monona County Gazette 11Jan1900 Turin Mr. and Mrs. Abel Perry were in Mapleton Tuesday.
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.

Persinger
Monona County Gazette 25Jan1900 Whiting News Will Persinger and wife made a Sunday visit with friends near Grant Center.

Peters
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.

Peterson
Onawa Weekly Democrat 4Jan1900 Ticonic Miss Anna Peterson was the guest of Miss Marian Greenstreet Saturday and Sunday.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 11Jan1900 Ticonic Anna Peterson visited at home Saturday between trains.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 11Jan1900 Whiting P.P. Peterseon shipped a car of hogs to Sioux City Wednesday.
Monona County Gazette 11Jan1900 Whiting News Peterson and Son shipped a car of hogs to Sioux City Tuesday.
Monona County Gazette 11Jan1900 Whiting News Miss Myrtle Peterson, Miss Ida Rains, Frances Olry, and Mrs. Ellen Thomas have returned to their school work since the holiday vacation.
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 John Peterson shipped a car of hogs to Sioux City Tuesday morning.
Monona County Gazette 18Jan1900 Whiting News Walter Peterson has accepted a position with a cattle firm in Sioux City in the stock yards.
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.

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

Phillips
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.

Piatt
Onawa Weekly Democrat 25Jan1900 Grant Centre Mr. Piatt Sr. keeps a few boarders and keeps them good but we should have a regular hotel.

Pierce
Onawa Weekly Democrat 4Jan1900 Turin News J.W. Davis and family ate turkey with John Pierce's on Christmas.

Pike
Onawa Weekly Democrat 04Jan1900 Mrs. Eva Pike spent New Years in Onawa.
Monona County Gazette 4Jan1900 Whiting News C.I. Whiting and daughter of Mapleton came over Wednesday morning to attend the wedding and visit with his sister Mrs. Eva. Pike.
The Mapleton Press 5Jan1900 Newell Pike spent Wednesday night at Whiting.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 11Jan1900 Whiting Harold Pike who spent the holidays at home has returned to Des Moines to resume his studies in the Capitol City Commercial College.
Monona County Gazette 11Jan1900 Local News Miss Mary Bryan of Norfolk NE left Saturday last for her home after a week's visit with her friend Cora Pike.
Monona County Gazette 18Jan1900 Local News ? Dr. Battin and Miss Cora Pike ? at Sioux City shopping Tuesday of ? week.
Monona County Gazette 18Jan1900 Local News 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.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 25Jan1900 Local News Guy Mosher of Blencoe was visiting Bert Pike over Sunday.

Ping
Onawa Weekly Democrat 4Jan1900 Albaton News Perry and Otis Ping were at Mapleton the first of last week.

Pixler
Onawa Weekly Democrat 04Jan1900 Mrs George Pixler and her grand-daughter are visiting this week in Council Bluffs.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 04Jan1900 A sister of George Pixler from Norfolk NE visited with him last week. She left for her home Saturday.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 11Jan1900 Whiting Henry Pixler while riding in a wagon had the misfortune to have a runaway strike the wagon upsetting it. It bruised him up considerable.

Plum
Monona County Gazette 18Jan1900 Moorhead Attorney Plum of Woodbine was in town Tuesday looking up some good pasture land.

Poeshenk
Monona County Gazette 18Jan1900 Moorhead Frank Surber, Frank Poeshenk and two small girls were baptised in the Christian church on Tuesday evening. A very large audience witnessed the scene.

Poland
Onawa Weekly Democrat 11Jan1900 Castana News The 5-month-old baby of Mr. and Mrs. Will Poland is reported quite sick.
Monona County Gazette 25Jan1900 Whiting News Ed Poland of Council Bluffs was visiting first of the week with his cousins Ed and Will Bullard.

Pollard
Onawa Weekly Democrat 18Jan1900 Ticonic Mr. and Mrs. Pollard of Rodney were guests at the McDowell home Sunday.

Polly
Onawa Weekly Democrat 4Jan1900 C.C. Polly was a passenger to Council Bluffs Tuesday morning.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 4Jan1900 Roy Polly, who has been attending school in Des Moines, spent the holidays at home.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 4Jan1900 The Pollys from over the country had a reunion at the home of William Polly on New Years Day.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 4Jan1900 Elmer Wilt, Roy Potter, Alva Williams, and Clyde Polly left Tuesday for Des Moines where they will attend college.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 4Jan1900 Albaton News Earl Polly visited in Sloan last Friday.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 4Jan1900 Albaton News J. Polly made an overland trip to the city last Wednesday.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 4Jan1900 Albaton News Miss McDonald visited with the Misses Myrtle and Leola Polly a couple of days during the holiday vacation.
Monona County Gazette 4Jan1900 Whiting News S.B. Polly of Homer NE is visiting with his father and mother this week.
Monona County Gazette 4Jan1900 Whiting News Misses Myrtle and Leola Polley of Albaton and Miss Hudgel of Sloan are making a farewell visit to their uncle and aunt Mr. and Mrs. Curt Polly. Mr. and Mrs. Polly expect to leave Whiting soon but a location is not yet decided upon.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 11Jan1900 Whiting Roy Polly left Tuesday to resume his studies at Drake University.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 11Jan1900 Whiting C.C. Polly has returned from Mills county where he has been looking for a place to locate.
Monona County Gazette 11Jan1900 Whiting News The Misses Hudgel of Sloan visited with C.C. Polly and wife the latter part of last week.
Monona County Gazette 11Jan1900 Whiting News C.C. Polly came home from Shenandoah Sunday and has concluded to locate there. They will probably leave about the first of February. Curt will engage in the grocery business and his many friends hope for his success.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 18Jan1900 The Week in Whiting The Misses Polly of Albaton were the guests the past week of Mrs. Curtis Polly.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 18Jan1900 Albaton News Misses Myrtle and Leola Polly came home Sunday from a two week's visit with their aunt and uncle in Whiting.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 18Jan1900 Albaton News J. Polly and William Easton are attending court in Onawa.
Monona County Gazette 18Jan1900 Whiting News J.W. Polly purchased a bunch of cattle of J.D. Allison this week.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 18Jan1900 Whiting News A number of the Royal Neighbors went to the home of C.C. Polly and wife Tuesday evening a royal good time with a delicious lunch is reported.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 25Jan1900 The Week In Whiting J.H. Polly of Osceola IA, who has been visiting his father and mother, Mr. and Mrs. William Polly, will return home Wednesday.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 25Jan1900 Local News Jonathan Polly, the pioneer merchant of Albaton and present postmaster, was in town several days last week. He is the owner of a good farm
Onawa Weekly Democrat 25Jan1900 Albaton News south of Blencoe and expects to make some further improvements on it this year.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 25Jan1900 Albaton News J. Polly was down looking over the Polly ranch at Blencoe last week.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 25Jan1900 Albaton News Messrs. Dubois, Polly, Parker, and Easton were in Onawa attending court Friday and Saturday.
Monona County Gazette 25Jan1900 Whiting News Mrs. W.J. Hudgel of Sloan came down Sunday evening for a few days visit with her brother C.C. Polly and family before they leave Whiting for their new home in Shenandoah.
Monona County Gazette 25Jan1900 Whiting News Joe Polly left Wednesday morning for his home Osceola IA after a three weeks' visit with his father William Polly. He still uses crutches on account of injuries received at a fire in his town but hopes soon to be able to walk without the aid of them in the near future.

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

Porter
The Mapleton Press 19Jan1900 Mr. and Mrs. Richard Porter returned the first of the week from a two week's stay with their folks near Ute.

Potter
Onawa Weekly Democrat 04Jan1900 Elmer Wilt, Roy Potter, Alva Williams, and Clyde Polly left Tuesday for Des Moines where they will attend college.

Potts
Onawa Weekly Democrat 4Jan1900 Turin News John Potts was in Onawa on business Saturday.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 4Jan1900 Turin News John Potts is again able to be up.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 11Jan1900 Turin News John Potts was in Onawa Friday and while there bought a car of corn.
Monona County Gazette 11Jan1900 Turin John Potts is able to be on the road working for the North American Livestock commission company of Chicago again.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 18Jan1900 Turin News John Potts was in Ida Grove a few days last week looking after some cattle.
The Mapleton Press 20Jan1900 Western Town Lot Co. to Ida M. Potts; lot 10 block 11 Moorhead $125.00
Onawa Weekly Democrat 25Jan1900 Turin News List of farmers and the amount they are feeding: James Baker, O.E. Brown and John Potts head the list with 200 head each; Peter Peterson has 42 head; J.R. Jepson has 20 head, R.T. Reese goes near the top with 150 head; Mrs. Rhinehart, 15 head; Moore Brothers, 60 head; Nels Nickelson, 20 head, and George Cork 25 head.
Monona County Gazette 25Jan1900 Turin Mr. and Mrs. Theodore Potts and son G? of Moorhead were here over Sunday.

Powers
Onawa Weekly Democrat 4Jan1900 Ticonic C.H. Powers and A.W. Greenstreet are running a butcher shop and barber shop and hereafter one can get a clean shave and a good hair cut at the new store building.
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 The youngest child of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Powers is very sick with pneumonia.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 18Jan1900 Ticonic The infant child of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Powers has not improved very much and now has congestion of the brain.
Onawa Weekly Democrat 25Jan1900 Ticonic Died on 22Jan1900, little Sewel, the infant of Mr. and Mrs. C.H. Powers, of pneumonia. He was 7 months and 10 days old. The funeral was held Tuesday at the Ticonic school house at 3 o'clock p.m. Rev. Clift of Smithland officiating, and the remains were laid to rest in the Grant cemetery. The bereaved ones have the heartfelt sympathy of the entire community.

Prichard
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.

Proctor
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.

Pullen
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.
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.

Putnam
Onawa Weekly Democrat 25Jan1900 Soldier Miss Ethel Putnam who is attending school at Castana spent Saturday and Sunday under the parental roof.

Putzier
The Mapleton Press 5Jan1900 Mr. and Mrs. J.F. Putzier spent Sunday with D.H. Hawthorn and wife at Anthon.
Monona County Gazette 18Jan1900 Mapleton J.F. Putzier and William Eberle accompanied a shipment of stock to Chicago Sunday morning.
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.

 

 

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