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West Union Gazette

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05 August 1898 - Pg. 1

"Buffalo Bill is at Dubuque next Friday, 12th, and the Milwaukee Co.
will run a special train from here, leaving at 7 a.m., fare for the round trip $1.50."

"Westgate - Married at the residence of the bride's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Lewis Linstrum, Wm. Sharpe of Iowa Falls and Miss Mary Linstrum, Rev. Blodgett of Maynard officiating. About eighty guests were present at this enjoyable event. Mr. and Mrs. Sharpe were the recipients of many beautiful and useful presents and wishes for life long happiness and prosperity."


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12 August 1898 - Pg. 3

"Mitchell - Calkins Wedding - Fayette - On Wednesday evening at 8 o'clock at the home of the bride's parents occurred the marriage of Edward Mitchell to Miss Pearl Calkins.

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"Mr. and Mrs. Gus McMasters are the happy parents of a son born two weeks ago."

"Mrs. Wheeler Stearns enjoyed a very pleasant surprise party on the occasion of her 75th birthday last week. Her old friends are very devoted ones and showed their respect and esteem on this occasion."

"Miss Cassie Shiek and Mr. John M. Rhodes of Aberdeen, S. D., were married in the parlors of Brown's Restaurant Monday evening. They have left for their home in Aberdeen. The Gazette wishes them all the good things of life."

"Mr. and Mrs. Stewart Briggs, who were recently wedded at the residence of W. K. Humpry, Volga, Iowa, were in the city a few hours Monday, being on their way to San Bernardino, Cal. They were accompanied west by John Stewart of Fayette, uncle of Mr. Briggs, who will visit for some time on the coast. - Oelwein Record."


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26 August 1898 - Pg. 1

"Wanted - A good horse to drive on Sewing Machine wagon.
Will exchange a sewing machine. Wm. Otis Hennings, Agent."

"Fayette - Thursday the 18th at high noon, at the home of E. H. Kinyon occurred the marriage of his daughter Hattie to Edward Tenant of Pioneer, Ia."

"We learn from Dr. O. B. Dodd that a bright baby boy has arrived at the home of Paul Richard over at Alpha."

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"Mr. and Mrs. Vern Dye are rejoicing over the advent of a daughter."

"Miss Hattie Kenyon, only daughter of our old friend Ed, was united in marriage to Mr. E. G. Tennant on Thursday week. They will reside at Pioneer in Humbolt county."

"Miss Flora Barnes, a niece of Mrs. Chas. Woodard, was married Wednesday at Prairie du Chien. We have not learned the fortunate gentleman's name. He has been for several years an instructor in the University at Madison, and goes soon to accept a chair in Oberlin, Ohio, College."


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