Iowa Old Press
Friday, March 8, 1912
NEWS OF CRAIG.
Miss Louise Plueger was a caller to Hawarden, Wednesday.
Mr. Jobes of Melvin is visiting his son, Walter.
Joe McGrory took in the auto show at Sioux City Thursday.
August Ostertuhn and wife of Chatsworth called here Thursday.
Mrs. D. L. Graul was a passenger to Hawarden Tuesday.
Peter Homan and wife took in the show at Sioux City Saturday.
Nellie and Agnes Burnight were passengers to Hawarden, Monday.
Mrs. Alice Burnight was a passenger to Hawarden Saturday.
Dick Woodall of Struble is now working for his brother, Bert.
Mrs. Henry Thielen of LeMars is visiting at the Lewis Collman home.
Mrs. Onno Croon and daughter, Ella, were passengers to Hawarden Friday.
Henrietta Johnson and Mrs. G. A. Null were passengers to Sioux City Saturday
Herman Egebrecht is gone for a weeks visit with relatives at Cushing, Iowa.
Miss Grace Edwards and Harry Sewick of Ireton were callers in town Thursday
James Freders and James McMahon of Struble called here on business Tuesday.
Miss Blanche Edwards and Mrs. Lewis Graves, formerly Grace Jobes, were
passengers to Hawarden, Tuesday.
A big party was held at the J. Renken home Thursday evening, which was given
in honor of their son, Bennie.
Nels Croon and Herman Johnson returned home from the auto show Friday.
Mr. and Mrs. Ed and Charlie Johnson were travelers to Struble Friday.
Miss Burns of Hawarden, our music teacher, made her first trip here Tuesday,
she has eight pupils.
Mr. and Mrs. Jergen Renkin of LeMars were callers at the home of their son,
John, a few days this week.
Mr. and Mrs. Lewis Graves of Melvin stopped over a few days on their wedding
trip to visit her brother, Walter Jobes.
AROUND ABOUT NEWS.
A peculiar accident happened to Ben Fox, engineer on the Illinois Central,
last Friday. While making up lost time, one of the driving rods on the
engine broke, the force of the speed being so great as to drive it through
the floor of the cab breaking both legs of the engineer. He was taken to
Fort Dodge at once, where he is undergoing the best care at the R. R.
The time of the year has arrived when many immigrants are packing their
household effects and moving to other parts of the country. In former
years, South Dakota and the western states were the favorite resorts for the
movers, but this year, Minnesota seems to gathering in her share of new
comers. Fifteen car loads of immigrants passed through LeMars last week.
Seeking her husband, who had bone out on the plains to attend cattle
suffering in the storm, Mrs. Joseph Sayler was lost. Mr. Sayler immediately
organized a rescue party, but the ranch woman had been swallowed up in the
thickest of the blizzard. Her frozen body was found lying on the
Hull, Sioux co. Iowa
March 29, 1912
Rock Valley News
Mr. and Mrs. D.J. Renshaw, C.W. Renshaw, Mrs. H.K. Hastings and Mrs. W.C. Leonard, received the sad news of the serious illness of their son and brother Leslie Renshaw at Monona, Iowa. They departed Monday morning to be at the bedside of one whose life is in the hands of the Almighty.
Arthur Warren was down from Hull Monday renewing old acquaintances.
Mrs. Jack Spurr, of Sanborn, visited at the home of her brother Bert Starr and family, between trains Monday.
Mr. A.F. Upham, of Atlanta, Missouri came Monday of last week for an indefinite visit with his daughter, Mrs. A.W. Hakes.
Peter McKallar returned Friday from Manhatten, Kansas, where he has been visiting with his nephew, John McKallar and family.
George Fahey, of Iowa City, a former resident of this city, came Saturday on business and to visit his daughter, Mrs. Ben Schemmer.
Miss Cora Roberts returned last week, from Farmingdale, South Dakota, where she has been visiting her brother, Grant Roberts and wife.
Monday, March 18th, a bright baby girl came to make its home with Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Aurit. Mother and child are doing fine. Congratulations.
Mr. J.R. Benson returned Monday of last week from Houston, Galveston and San Antonio, Texas, where he had been on a land expedition. He has since been on the sick list.
A petition is being circulated for the parole of Case Hoorn and Len Vander Lugt, who were sentenced to five years each in the penitentiary for breaking into a car of Merchandise which was left in the railroad yards at this place
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