Short News Items from 1896

Dr. J.R. Armstrong of Irvington, this county, was adjudged insane by the commissioners yesterday and sent to the asylum today. He is one of the old residents of the county. (Des Moines Register, May 3, 1896)

Dr. J.R. Armstrong, of Irvington, this county, was adjudged insane by the commissioners and sent to asylum today. He is one of the old residents of the county. (Des Moines Register, May 3, 1896)

Dr. J.R. Armstrong, one of the pioneers of Kossuth county, has been pronounced insane as the result of protracted sickness. (Waterloo Courier, May 5, 1896)

Ms. Lida McRill spent Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. Irving Drake of Dorranceton. (Wilkes-Barre Record, May 6, 1896)

Mr. and Mrs. Irwin Drake and daughter Lizzie of Dorranceton were guests of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph McRill on Saturday. (Wilkes-Barre Record, October 13, 1896)

G.R. Jackson and wife, of McMinnville, Or., are guests at the Overland. (Idaho Statesman, November 9, 1896)

Walter Casterline and wife of Nanticoke spent Thanksgiving weekend with his father, Asa Casterline. (Wilkes-Barre Record, December 17, 1896)

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