Iowa Old Press
Emmetsburg, Palo Alto, Iowa
Wednesday, Dec 2, 1908
Mrs. John JOYNT, Sr., Mrs. John KANE, and Patrick McNALLY returned from
Milwaukee last week where they had been called to attend the funeral of
their nephew, J.H. HINKLEY. The deceased was engaged in business at that
place and was for several years one of the leading democratic aldermen of
Milwaukee. He visited numerous relatives in this locality on one or two
Mr and Mrs. S.F. SCHIRMER went to Hawarden Wednesday to visit their son
Harry and family. They will also visit their daughter at Moorland before
Thos. KIRBY, Jr., is at Chicago this week assisting Mr. McMILLEN, of Rock
Rapids, in exhibiting his fine stallions at the International Live Stock
Mrs. Thos. BURNS arrived home from Iowa City Friday. She went there to see
her brother, P.J. MURPHY. There is little improvement in his condition.
Quite a number of young ladies in Emmetsburg have already taken the pains to
notify us that they do not know the location of Lover's Lane. They can find
out if they make inquiries of the proper parties.
Sunday evening G.W. APPELBY and daughter Margaret left for New York. Today
they will sail for Liverpool. They will visit relatives in England until
March. The Democrat wishes them a safe and most enjoyable visit.
Charls MILHAM was down from Brookings, South Dakota during the past week.
His father also arrived home and they had a pleasant visit Thanksgiving.
Charles is making good record at the South Dakota Agricultural College. He
is a very promising young man.
Doing Well in Idaho.
A.H. KELLER arrived from Weiser, Idaho, Sunday evening. He has a case in
court and will remain several days. Weiser is a place of 4,500. It is
located 80 miles west of Boise on the Idaho and Oregon state line. The
surrounding country produces a great deal of fruit. One farmer sold $2,200
worth of apples this year off of ten acres. Mr. KELLER is cashier of the
First National bank, of Weiser, which was recently consolidated with another
bank and which has but one competitor...
J.M. FISK was born near Hamilton, Canada, Oct 2, 1842. When about 12 years
of age he moved with his parents to Lee county, Illinois, where he grew to
manhood. He was married to Miss Mary E. ABELL June 30, 1864. He enlisted in
the Civil war in February, 1865, and served until the close. In July, 1876,
he came to Story county, and settled on a farm one and one-half miles west
of Gilbert station, where he lived with his family until 1892, when he moved
to Curlew, where he passed to the unseen world November 20, 1908, at the age
of 66 years, one month, and 18 days. He was the eldest of ten children. Two
brothers, one sister, and an aged mother survive him; also his wife and six
children. He was the father of 10 children-Eda BRANNEN, of Steele, North
Dakota; Nora MUETZEL, of Spencer, who died in 1906; Ida RAMBOLT, of Gilbert
Station; Samuel, of Spencer; May ROYLE of Poweshiek, county, who died in
1899; Edna LAKE, of Gilbert Station; Flora GILBERT of ***rar; Jay, who died
at Curlew at the age of 21 years; Roy, who died at Curlew in 1899 at the age
of 12 years; Earl, the youngest, who remains at home with his mother. He was
not a member of any church but expressed himself as having no fear that all
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