1900 census, Noble, Dickinson, Kansas, page 5, dwelling 91

John Devine, widowed, farmer, born June 1848, Canada, parents born Ireland

Maggie, daughter, born June 1880, Iowa

Barney, son, born March 1887, Iowa

Ada Nicholas, servant, born April 1880, Kansas

C. C. Chubb says the price of cattle does not improve and that the market is still very low. Hogs have been

bringing good prices though, and a great many farmers have done well this year on them. Last week, R. M.

Gardner, A. Hough, A.D. Barr and J. F. Lacy took a train of 10 car loads of cattle to Chicago. B. Devine

added two cars of hogs. Mr. Gardner says they had a quick trip and that they were well satisfied with what

they got, although of course the market was dull. He was highly pleased with his sale. Mr. Lacy shipped

milch cows.

--Algona Upper Des Moines, 3 April 1889, page 4

A party consisting of J. G. Smith, C. L. Lund, A. Hough, Barnet Devine, and D. W. Sample start today for

Chicago with a train load of stock that Messrs. Hough and Devine are shipping. Mr. Smith will take his gun

along and attend the Illinois State tournament, which is now in session.

--Algona Upper Des Moines, 5 June 1889, page 4




ALGONA, Iowa, June 3, 1889--

The petition of B. Devine and others for vacation of county highway from the north quarter post of section

18-94-28 south on quarter section line to county line was granted from the north quarter post of section

19-94-28 running south to county line.

--Algona Republican, 12 June 1889, page 1

A foot race between Fred Foster, the barber, and [Barnet’s son, 18-year-old] Geo. Devine enlivened a

few moments of Monday afternoon. Fred won the race and is now the champion.

--Algona Upper Des Moines, 12 June 1889, page 4

A Quarter of a Century Ago

From the Courier, June 28, 1889

Barney Devine is in Canada these days visiting his sister and other relatives. He went from Chicago after

selling his last shipment of cattle.

--Algona Courier, 26 June 1914, page 4

Barnet Devine is down from visiting the flowing well. He says it now raises a two inch stream four feet

above the ground, and runs fast enough to water a thousand head of cattle. He begins digging for one


--Algona Upper Des Moines, 14 August 1889, page 4

[Barnet’s son, 16-year-old] Charlie Devine has gone to Chicago to get the advice of an oculist on his eyes

which have given him some trouble lately.

--Algona Republican, 18 September 1889, page 5

The approaching nuptials of Frank Devine and Miss Nellie Dunn were announced by Father Nichols in

LuVerne last Sunday.

--Bancroft Register, 8 January 1890


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