December 13, 1894 - Osceola Sentinel
A. L. Mitchell, of Fremont township, has written a very fine little tract, under the title, "Where Will You Spend Eternity?" Mr. Mitchell is a young man who works on a farm now, but it is quite likely the gift which is his will take him away from it, sooner or later. He is an Epworth League member, and lives a worthy life.
January 17, 1895
There will be a good, old-fashioned spelling match at the Jamison school house, next Saturday evening. All are invited to attend...Two of Mr. _erry Stansbery's nephews, from Nebraska, have been visiting him for the past two weeks... Grant Clay spent a few days with his parents the first of the week... Miss Nellie Welcher and Home Green Sundayed with Miss Welcher's parents...
February 7, 1895
Mrs. Sarah Musselman has been sick this week...Several of the people of this vicinity spent Monday evening at Mr. Hall's...Mr. Walter Williams and nephew, from Fairview, were guests of the former's brother, Mr. C. S. Williams the first part of this week...Miss Minnie Clay is at home now, her school having closed Friday. Also, Miss Nellie Welcher closed a successful term of school here last Friday. Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Zepp are the proud parents of a little daughter.
February 14, 1895
Mattie Edgington is staying with Mrs. Mayton this week... Frank Cellman is visiting his parents in Johnson county...Mr. and Mrs. Homer Folger arrived here Saturday morning. They were called home by the death of her father, Mr. Funston, of Liberty...J. E. Green and family and Mr. and Mrs. McGeo attended the Stickler-Freeman wedding on last Tuesday evening...Born to Mr. and Mrs. D. E. Clay, Saturday, February 9th, a daughter...F. M. Miler is prospecting for coal. It will be quite a boom for Jamison provided he is successful in finding coal.
March 7, 1895
Mrs. Martha Barnard who has been quite ill for several weeks, is convalescent...A cousin of Mr. and Mrs. John Trumbo from Ottumwa spent several days with them the past week...Minnie Clay is home after having spent a week with her aunt, Mrs. M. K. Hall...Mr. and Mrs. Smith, of Illinois, have moved on the farm formerly owned by Henry Kleckner, and Mr. Kleckner has moved to Osceola. He was one of our bet citizens and will be greatly missed...Bert Thompson is here from Perkins county, Nebraska.
March 21, 1895
Mrs. Henry Davis is still on the sick list...Wm. Derby and family moved southeast of Osceola last week...The young people of this vicinity spent a very pleasant evening at John Trumbo's Tuesday evening...T.O. Musselman, who has been attending school at Des Moines for some time...
March 28, 1895
Julia Barnard is spending this week in Osceola. ..Mrs. Sayre and Mary Keffer, of Warren county, visited at B. F. Clay's part of this week...While Rolland Barnard was working with his father falling trees, he had the misfortune to have one fall on his limb which broke it quite badly...
April 4, 1895
Howard Derby was in this vicinity last week shaking hands with his old friends...Grant Clay began work Monday with the bridge hands where he will work all summer...Mrs. Anna Davis passed away Friday after a serious illness of many months. She was born in Perry county, Ohio, May 6, 1849. January 26, 1868, she was married to Henry Davis. To them were born three children, two sons and one daughter. The have the sympathy of their many friends and neighbors in the loss of a loving wife and mother.
April 11, 1895
Art Little, of Sioux City, was the guest of Len Casey, last week...The rain prevented quite a number from attending the avoirdupois pie social at B. F. Clay's Saturday evening. There were only eight numbers sold, but the evening passed off very pleansantly. Monday Jake Harlan captured one old wolf and seven cubs, and the day before he found seven young cubs.
April 18, 1895
Rev. J. D. DeTar filled his appointment here Sunday, he was accompanied by his daughter, Louise... Maud Shinn who has been seriously ill for some time is now convalescent...Mr. and Mrs. Grodle were the guests of Mr. and Mrs. Williams, Sunday...Tom Kerr made a business trip to Des Moines the first of the week.
July 25, 1895
Mr. Elmer Green, who has been working in Mills county, returned to his home here, last Wednesday. ..Miss Lizzie Clay and aunt, Mrs. M. E. Hall, of Osceola are spending a few days in Des Moines...Misses Nellie and Julia Casey attended the theatre at Osceola, Saturday evening...Miss Susie Musselman returned home from Des Moines being unable to attend school...Mrs. Twyford and daughter, Samantha, came home last Saturday having spent several weeks with relatives at Norwalk. Samantha also visited a few days in Des Moines...Mr. D. E. Clay is the possessor of a new buggy...Tinnie Harlin, the oldest son of Cash Harlan, had the misfortune to fall which injured his shoulder...
August 1, 1895
Mr. McCoy, of Indianola is visiting her daughter, Mrs. Williams...Miss Maud Wallace is visiting relatives here...Miss Aletha Clay is visiting her sister, Mamie Sayre...Mrs. Burnette, of Osceola spent a part of last week at B. F. Wrights, Mrs. Ora Chaney accompanied her home...Miss Lillian Little, of Sioux City is visiting friends near here...Fannie Musselman is home from Des Moines where she has been attending school...Glenn and Mamie Williams are at home after a two weeks' visit with their grandmother near Fairview...There will be an ice cream supper in the Jamison Hall, August 3, for the benefit of the M. E. Church. All are cordially invited to attend.
Nortonville, August 15, 1895
A. L. Stacy, David Stacy and lady, of Liberty, are at Mr. Smith's for the purpose of helping stack oats...Mrs. Angie Keys, of Panora, Guthrie county, is at her daughter's, Mrs. C. M. Stacy's...
Jamison, August 29, 1895
Miss Della Martin, of Woodburn, stopped here on her way to Creston, where she is going to attend school, to visit a few days with Stacy's and Clay's...Lou and Julia Casey and Althea Clay attended the commencement exercises at the close of the Institute held in Osceola Wednesday evneing...Mrs. Wm. Derby and Howard Sundayed with friends here...Miss Nettie and Lora Stevens, of Shenandoah, are here visiiting friends. They were accompanied by their cousin Miss Ida Busick, of Osceola...The remains of Mrs. Bertha Campbell were brought here on No. 2 Tuesday and were taken from here to Liberty for interment. Her many friends here were very sorry to hear of her sudden death, and sympathize very deeply with the bereaved father and children.
Jamison, September 19, 1895
School begun Monday at No. 6 with Janie Miller teacher. Miss Janie is one of Clarke county's most successful teachers...Bert Glenn and wife have moved to Jamison...The ladies gave an oyster supper last Tuesday evening for the benefit of the church...William Kelley, of Illinois, is the guest of his cousin, Mrs. Zeph...Mrs. Rebecca Leed returned to her home at Malvern last week after having spent the greater part of the summer with her daughter, Mrs. Wm. Green. Mrs. Green accompanied her as far as Glenwood...Walter McGee, of Indianola, is visiiting in this vicinity...Homer Green is the proud possessor of a new bicycle which he rides with the dexterity of an expert...Rev. DeTar preached his farewell sermon here Sunday for this conference year. The people are anxious that he will come back next year. Mr. DeTar is a faithful worker and well liked by the people...The house occupied by Ewing's was burned to the ground while they were attending the state fair. This was quite unfortunate for them as all their houshold goods and winter provisions were burned...Mr. Ramsey and wife of Grand river visited Mrs. Ramsey's mother, Mrs. Hart, the first of the week...Mrs. Hart had three cattle killed by lightning Sunday night...Warren Miller and Clarence Smith are attending school at Osceola. Francis Stacy will start Monday to attend school there too.
Jamison, October 3, 1895
About fifty went to Des Moines from here last Friday...Mr. and Mrs. Zepp are visiting relatives in Oklahoma. They drove through and were accompanied by Mr. Kelley, a cousin of Mrs. Zepp...Henry and Rollie Twyford are here from Nebraska visiting friends and relatives...Mr. Stansbury V. Harlan, Vinton Miler, John Stull and Byron Maytum went to St. Louis on the excursion train...Wm. Fry is buiding an addition to his house...Ida Williams, of Liberty Centre is visiting her aunt, Mrs. U.S. Williams, this week...Mrs. Gilpson, of Beatrice, Nebraska, has been visiting her sister, Mrs. Tom Kerr. Her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Rackley, are coming to Iowa to spend the winter on account of the failure of crops in Nebraska...Miss Lenore Russing, of Groveland, spent last week with her cousin, Emma Davis...Grant Clay spent Sunday at home.
Jamison, October 24, 1895
M.B. Cellman and wife are visiting Mr. Cellman's parents in Johnson county...Rev. Newland and wife visited Mrs. Newland's sister, Mrs. Maytum, last week, and on Sunday preached a very able and interesting sermon...Miss Arthusia Fry and her brother, John, from Wisconsin, are here visiting their parents, Mr. and Mrs.Wm. Fry...Misses Bertha and Maude Kleckner, of Truro, are visiting friends and relatives in this vicinity...Mrs. Mamie Sayre, of New Virginia, is spending the week with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. B.F. Clay...Mr. J. F. Wells returned Wednesday from Lanes, Kansas, where he was called by the serious illness and death of his brother, Jesse.
Jamison, November 7, 1895
The Ladies Aid Society cleared $11.77 serving dinner election day. They feel very thankful for this...Mrs. Georgia Glenn is on the sick list...Mrs. Hester Taylor and Miss Minnie Wells are home from Oskaloosa for a visit with their parents...Iris Green returned the first of this week after staying several days with her aunt, Mrs. Wm. Derby, near Osceola...Mr. D. E. Clay started to Duluth, Minnesota, last Monday on a hunting expedition.
Thursday, September 17, 1908- OSCEOLA DEMOCRAT
Mrs. Sheldon of Kellerton Iowa is visiting her daughter Mrs. John Dorf this week, also her sister Mrs. Van Pelt is visiting her.
Mr and Mrs D Z Wells are entertaining a new boy at their home since last Sunday.
Mr J M Rodgers received the sad news of the death of his son Ervin Rodgers who died of typhoid fever at the home of his brother Clay in Oklahoma. He will be brought to Woodburn some time this week for burial.
Mrs Ola Woods and Mary Martin went to Indianola last week where they will attend school there a year
C E Marquis and family spent Sunday with the latters parents Mr and Mrs Will Davenport.
Quite an accident happened to Fred Blakely last Tuesday morning as he was working with lime it exploded throwing the lime in his face burning his eyes badly. Dr. Willie of Woodburn was called. He took him to Woodburn where he could dress his eyes. We hope where will be no serious results.
Entertainment, Elocution and Impersonation by Lulubelle White aided by Miss Bott at the Jamison M E church Friday evening Sept. 18th. Admission 10 and 15c. everybody come.
THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 12, 1908
THE OSCEOLA DEMOCRAT
Dock Judkins shipped three car loads of cattleTuesday. Miss Mabel Zepp began her winter term of school at No. 2 Monday. John Dorff of Kellerton, is here on business. Mrs. Dock Judkins was an over Sunday guest with relatives at Medora. Jas. Miller of Des Moines, is here on business this week.
Thursday, November 19, 1908
THE OSCEOLA DEMOCRAT
Mrs. Dock Judkins was in Oseola shopping one day last week. Dean Purdue of Woodburn, was the guest of his cousin, Miss Lou Purdue over Sunday. Cloyed Williamson of Charisle, visited his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Tom Williamson, near Liberty from Saturday till Sunday. Miss Dessie Zepp returned from Council Bluffs last Wednesday after attending school there. School will begin next Monday with Miss Hazel Barnard as teacher.
WOODBURN W L Garris has his new barn completed on his farm two miles northwest of town. The Barn is one of the best in the county. Geo Heston is building a new barn, three miles east of town. Next Sunday is preaching day at the M E church. Mrs. Clarence Moore, Belle Fowler and :Rose Anderson were Chariton visitors the fore part of the week. Mrs. John Cochran was a County Seat visitor Monday. John Terbune shipper for Southern Iowa was in Chicago with several car loads of stock Monday. Mrs. Osenbaugh started to Oklahoma Tuesday to live with her son. Charlie Fishbach our blacksmith is off on a vacation this week. The first vacation he has had for ten years. Ed Lowery and wife were in Osceola Saturday. Will Voris was a passenger to Osceola Wednesday. There will be a Christmas tree at the M E church.
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