The Iowa Liberal
July 2, 1879
Al Thompson starts for Kansas next Monday.
E. E. Blake, Esq., will shortly remove to Indiana.
Hon. William Barrett and Leonard Koenig were in town Monday.
Pitt Seaman has thrown up his situation in Alex. Reichmann’s store.
H. B. Perry, the photographic artist, returned from Chicago Monday morning.
Gus Hatry, head clerk in Sam Greenwald’s clothing store, will go to Chicago
Mrs. A. W. Chester and Mrs. John S. Gifford left on the Illinois Central
train Monday, for Wisconsin.
Mrs. W. H. Dent and children started for Ottawa, Ills., Monday afternoon.
They will be absent about six weeks.
Mrs. George B. Wilson, of Brainerd, Minnesota, formerly Miss Mary Manahan,
is in town visiting her parents.
Ex-Hon, S. B. Gilliland, pedagogue at Portlandville, and a candidate for the
Legislature, was in town yesterday.
Seth Paine, traveler for Schnidewend & Lee, western agents for the Campbell
printing press, was in town Monday.
On Thursday last Rev. M. B. Keister united in marriage Frank O. Anderson and
Miss Mary Rouble (sic), both of Johnson township.
Rev. J. H. Lozler and family, of Sioux City, came to LeMars Monday
afternoon, in the evening going on to Clear Lake to summer.
Geo. E. Loring, Esq., returned from Chicago last Saturday. He reports a
pleasant journey, and comes back fully recuperated.
C. W. King, ticket agent at the wart, who has been visiting in Chicago and
the east for two weeks, reached home last Saturday. Still single.
Miss Nellie Sweetland, who is teaching at the Wilson school house, twelve
miles west of town, spent Sunday in LeMars. Miss Sweetland’s school closes
for the season to-morrow.
GONE TO HIS LONG HOME.--About four o’clock, Sunday afternoon, J. C. (sic J.
F.) Scribner, Esq., better known as Colonel Scribner, died at his residence,
on the hill, after a long and painful illness, aged seventy one years. The
funeral services took place Monday afternoon, and were attended by a large
concourse of the neighbors and friends of the deceased. Rev. A. E. Arnold
officiated. The remains were interred in the LeMars cemetery. Col. Scribner
first came to LeMars in the summer of 1870, from Janesville, Wisconsin,
where he had resided over twenty years. In the spring of 1871, he
permanently located here with his family, and has since been identified with
the town and county. He was a good citizen, public spirited, a staunch
friend, a kind husband and father. He leaves a wife and six children, four
of who were with him when he died.