Short News Items from 1908

Mr. and Mrs. John Clemans of Peru came down to Nemaha last Saturday evening, returning Monday afternoon. (Nebraska Advertiser, January 10, 1908)

A recent letter from Superintendent Jas. Watson of the deaf and dumb school at Boise, states that the last time doctors dressed Johnnie Wallace’s left arm they removed a bone splinter ad is their opinion that the same will now heal rapidly. The arm will be placed in a plaster cast which will allow the patient much more freedom of the same. (Nezperce Herald, March 19, 1908)

Mr. and Mrs. Ira Groover, of Pontiac, spent yesterday in Flint today, as the guests of Mr. and Mrs. Ross D. Groover, of West First street. (Flint Journal, April 29, 1908)

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Mrs. Minnie L. Wise

Mrs. Minnie L. Wise, 67, of 652 Kedzie dr., East Lansing, died Friday evening at a local hospital. Mrs. Wise had lived with her daughter, Mrs. W.A. Stowe, at East Lansing for the past three years, coming here from Ypsilanti. Besides the daughter he is survived by a brother, Lee Nichols of Ludington, and two granddaughters, Yvonne and Judith Stowe, both of East Lansing. Funeral services will be at the Stevens and Bush funeral home at Ypsilanti at 1 p.m. Monday. Rev. William Shaw officiating. The body will be at Estes-Leadley funeral home until Sunday.

Source: Lansing State Journal, May 15, 1954.

Mrs. Eva Nichols

Ypsilanti, Sept. 20.—Mrs. Eva Nichols, 68 years old, died yesterday night at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Roy E. Wise, 1112 Sherman street. She had been a resident of this city five years, coming from Hart, Mich.  Besides her husband, W.Z. Nichols, she is survived by the daughter, one son, Ray of Saginaw, a sister Mrs. O.J. Wells, Hudson, Mich., and a brother, Charles E. Gallup, Ann Arbor.  Funeral services will be held Thursday from the residence and burial will be at Morenci, Mch.

Source: Detroit Free Press, September 21, 1927. 

Needs the Journal-World

Friend Boggs: Will you please send me the back numbers of the Journal-World from say October 25 down to date. If I decide to locate in the east permanently I will let you know my address as I cannot keep house without the J-W., but I expect to return to South Dakota soon.

My health is good; has, I think, improved some in the last two weeks. I am taking treatment from Dr. Chas. Mayo, of Rochester, but he did not think it necessary to operate on me.

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Untitled (Susan Loman Gallup)

The Janesville, (Wis.) Record of October 19th, contains the following item of interest to Beadle county pioneers: “Yesterday noon Mrs. S.E. Gallup closed her eyes in death at the home of her daughter, Mrs. O.J. Wells.  Her illness had been of long duration and at the time of her death she was sixty-five years of age.  She had resided in Janesville but a few years, her home being formerly at Lakeside, S.D. She leaves four children, two sons and two daughters—John and Mrs. W.Z. Nichols of Lakeside; Chas. E., Medina, Mich.; and Mrs. O.J. Wells of this city.  The remains were sent to Lakeside last night for interment.”

Source:  Daily Huronite, October 23, 1899. 

Short News Items from 1925

Mrs. William Rorick of Detroit is the guest of her daughter, Mrs. Lucien Mueller. She came down for the holidays. (Decatur Herald, January 5, 1925)

Miss Dena [sic] Loosley and niece, Jeanie, from Portola, visited relatives here Sunday. (Feather River Bulletin, February 5, 1925)

Little Ila Mae Loosley, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Harold A. Loosley, is recovering from a light attack of measles. (Feather River Bulletin, February 5, 1925)

Mrs. Harold Loosley is ill with measles at her home here. (Reno Gazette-Journal, February 11, 1925)

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Granary Burns

Mrs. O.J. Wells has heard from her sister, Mrs. W.Z. Nichols, of Sears, the unfortunate news that they had just lost their granary, which was a new one, with all its contents, also farm implements, tools and one was the cellar in which Mrs. Nichols kept all her canned fruit, all of which was lost.  Mrs. Nichols was formerly Miss Eva Gallup and is well known in Medina township.

Source:  Adrian Daily Telegram, August 30, 1915.