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LeMars Sentinel
LeMars Sentinel
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Description: General News

Date: February 11 1897

LeMars Sentinel
Feb. 11, 1897

SENEY: (Special Correspondence)

Baby COOK has the whooping cough.

Our grain merchants are doing very little business at present.

Mrs. George HUGHES, of Westfield, is the guest of her parents this week.

A girl baby came to gladden the home of Mr. and Mrs. Grant CHAPMAN one day last week.

A very pleasant surprise party was given at the home of Arthur REEVES last Friday evening.

The literary society will meet at the Center school house tomorrow evening.

Miss Ida ALDERSON and Miss Bessie KENNEDY returned to their schools Sunday afternoon.

The smiling countenance of Dr. FOSTER was seen in our midst Sunday afternoon. The doctor has many patients here.

Mrs. Robert COLLINS returned Monday morning from a few days visit with her daughter at LeMars.

Lafe MARCH, who has a very severe attack of tonsillitis, is reported a little better.

Rev. WILSON is holding revival meetings at Fredonia this week. Everyone should attend.

The woman's foreign missionary society will meet at the parsonage next Wednesday afternoon. Every one cordially invited to attend.

CHURCHVILLE: (Special Correspondence)

The meetings at the Salem church closed Sunday evening, the result was eight conversions and three on probation.

Quarterly meetings will be held at the Salem church beginning Friday evening, February 19 and continue over Sunday. Rev. E. NOLTE, presiding elder, is expected to be here to conduct them.

Born, to Mr. and Mrs. F. DOBBERT, near Neptune, February 7, a boy.

KUNKEL Bros are drilling a well on the BRANDSTETTER farm at present.

Wm and Miss Kate HAMM, of near Akron, visited friends and relatives in our burg Saturday and Sunday.

Meetings at the Emmanuel Church are in progress this week.

Koenig Bros made a business trip to Sioux City on Tuesday.

MILLNERVILLE: (Special Correspondence)

The death of Katie Nason, Feb. 3, was a great surprise to the people of this neighborhood, as it was not generally known that she was sick until it was announced that she was dead. She was the oldest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas NASON and highly respected by all. The funeral was held a their home, Friday, February 5.

The members of the Millnerville Sunday school organized an Epworth League last Sunday. Mrs. TRIGG, president; Miss Nellie MORSE, first vice-president; Miss Angie VAN ARMOR, second vice-president; and Henry CROW, secretary.

Mr. and Mrs. John SIMON visited in Akron last week.

Mr. and Mrs. George MILLNER left last Friday for a visit with their son and old friends at Waterloo.

John LAWRENCE's family are sick with measles.

Charley PARKER, who was shot last week, is improving and will be out in a few days.

Bert PARKER, of Elk Point, S.D., was visiting in Millnerville last week



A literary program has been prepared by the Epworth League to be given at the M.E. Church on Friday evening, February 12, to which all are cordially invited. Following will be the program:

Music, Workers for the Master


Paper --- "John Wesley" by Jessie SMITH

Recitation --- "Guilty or Not" by Pearl MORSE

"Thomas Coke" by Lulu BROWN

Solo --- "Angels Promise" by Jennie BECHTLE

"Francis Ansbury" by Laura MORSE

Music ---"Scattering Precious Seed"

"George Whitfield" by Willie BECHTLE

Duet --- "Murmuring Sea" by Grace SMITH, Lulu BROWN

Recitation --- "Reverie in Church" by Clarence HORNAMAN

Duet --- "Beautiful Moonlight" by George BROADMAN, John PILMOOR

Recitation --- by Nellie MORDOFF

Music, "Where He Leads I'll Follow"



LeMars Sentinel newspaper
Dated February 15, 1897

SENEY: (Special Correspondence)

Lafe March is again able to be out.

Mr. and Mrs. Miles Kennedy were callers in LeMars Thursday.

Mrs. John Peters is still very low at this writing.

Robert Collins made a flying trip to Maurice last Saturday.

Miss Lizzie Zehr, who has been visiting her brother a few months, went to
LeMars Thursday evening to visit friends for a few days.

The Peavey Elevator company are making arrangements to build a corn crib at
this place of about five thousand bushels capacity.

Mr. and Mrs. Robert Collins transacted business in LeMars last Friday.

Mr. and Mrs. H. Becker and Mrs. Hillebrand were visiting at Mrs. Zehr's last

Mrs. T. K. Chapman went to Sioux City Thursday.

Rev. Smith, of LeMars, assisted Rev. Wilson in his revival work at Fredonia
the first of this week.

MERRILL: (From the Record)

A.F. Harsh, of Lincoln Township, was a caller this week. Mr. Harsh is very
proud over the twins that came to his home recently.



LeMars Sentinel newspaper
Dated February 18, 1897

SENEY: (Special Correspondence)

Will McArthur shipped a car load of cattle to Sioux City Tuesday.
Miles Kennedy is doing jury duty this week.
Mae Cutland is recovering from an attack of tonsillitis.
Oscar Haviland went to Sioux City Tuesday and returned Wednesday morning.
Mrs. Henry Detloff returned Tuesday evening from Wesley, Iowa, where she had
been visiting for a few days.
Mrs. John Reeves, of South Sioux City, arrived Wednesday to visit her
mother, Mrs. David Osborne, who is very ill.
Ernest Kennedy, of Appleton City, Mo., a former resident of Sioux county,
arrived Wednesday forenoon on business and it is rumored there is another
reason for his being here.
Several persons got off the 10 o'clock train here yesterday enroute to the
Holster-Foreman wedding, which is to take place at the home of the bride's
parents at high noon Wednesday.
Mr. J. Alderson and daughter, Sadie, left Monday morning for Elgin, Neb., to
see Mr. Alderson's aged mother who is lying at the point of death.
There is a good deal of sickness in this vicinity at present. Dr. Foster is
kept very busy attending the sick.
Mr. Jamieson, of LeMars, filled the Seney pulpit last Sunday evening in the
absence of Rev. Wilson, who is still holding revival meetings at Fredonia.
The Ladies Mite society will give a chicken pie social at the home of Mr.
and Mrs. W. C. Lancaster Friday evening, Feb. 19. A hot chicken pie supper
will be served from eight till ten p.m. A cordial invitation is extended to
Miss Mae, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Miles Kennedy, is reported to have
scarlet fever. The child took sick while at school and it is feared the
disease will spread. No quarantine regulations have as yet been enforced.
If this is a case of scarlet fever something ought to be done to prevent its
spreading, as no one cares to be needlessly exposed to the disease, however,
we trust this is a false alarm and that Mae will soon recover.

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