Iowa Old Press
[Sioux County Herald, Orange City, IA, September 7, 1898]
The secretary of the Board of Control of state institutions has notified
the clerk of courts and county auditor that the counties of Sioux,
Osceola, O'Brien and Lyon have been taken from the Independence insane
district and placed in the Clarinda district. Patients from this county
will hereafter be sent to Clarinda instead of Independence. There is not
much difference in the distance to the two asylums, although
Independence is more conveniently reached.
A West side girl saw a fly walking on the ceiling and while she was
gazing at it her best fellow stole a kiss. In some unaccountable manner
her girl friends became acquainted with the facts and now it has spread
until way up here in Sioux, our dear girls have heard it, and are all
looking at flies.
Mrs. M. Rhynsburger and Miss Anna Pas are expected home from their
Mankato, Minn., visit tomorrow.
Revs. Breen of this city and Beets of Sioux Center exchanged pulpits
last Sabbath forenoon.
Dieles Van Zee, of Pella, a nephew of Mrs. G.L. Van de Steeg, is
visiting in the city.
P.R. Schaap and family and Mrs. A.F. Geselschap and children drove to
the Sioux river near Chatsworth for a few days outing. They returned the
first of the week and report a good time but fishing was rather poor.
Miss Lenn Wagner, who has been visiting with her sister, Mrs. P.J. De
Kruif, for the past two months, left for her home in Muskegon, Mich.,
yesterday evening. Miss Wagner has made many friends in Orange City
curing her stay here who regret her departure.
Clerk Oggel issued a marriage license to Amos Price and Minnie Curtis,
both of Hawarden, yesterday.
[Sioux County Herald, Orange City, IA, September 14, 1898]
Boyden Reporter: Mr. Hardie and the Misses Jacoba, Mary, and Hattie
Beyer from Orange City, and Mrs. Stryland from near Boyden, were callers
at the J.A. Jongerward home last Wednesday. Mr. Beyer is a student of
Ann Arbor Mich ....Henry Newendorp and wife visited at his parents at
Orange City the first of the week ....Al Roelfs wheeled to Orange City
Saturday night - just for exercise you know.
DEATH OF PRIVATE BEN FOLLRICK
The following dispatches appeared in yesterday's Sioux City Journal:
Des Moines, Io., Sept. 12. - Special: Private Ben Follrick, of company
E, Hull, died in the Red Cross hospital this morning of typhoid
pneumonia. Only one dangerous case remains in the hospital here, that of
George Mahoney, of Corwith, who it is not expected will get well. Henry
Hurlbut, of company H, Sioux City, who was in a critical state Sunday,
has pulled through, and today was pronounced practically out of danger
by the attending physicians; Hurlbut, Roy McNish and Wm. Patch are the
only Sioux City men now in Red Cross.
MOURNING IN HULL.
Hull, Io., Sept. 12. - Special: In the midst of the rejoicing at the
return of Company E the sad news came this morning of the death of Ben
Follrick at the Red Cross hospital, Des Moines. This is the first death
in the company. The remains are expected to arrive tonight in charge of
the deceased soldier's father, who hastened to the bedside of his sick
boy as soon as he heard of his illness.
[Sioux County Herald, Orange City, IA, September 21, 1898]
TWO IOWA SOLDIERS DEAD
Ellory E. Miles of Company M, Fifty-first Iowa, died in San Francisco of
pneumonia on the 15th following the measles. J.M. Basten of the
Forty-ninth Iowa, died in a hospital in Cincinnati on the same day of
typhoid fever. His home is in Dubuque.