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
--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
DOINGS OF THE SUPERVISORS
OFFICIAL RECORD OF THE REGU-
LAR JUNE MEETING
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
Rachel (Scherf) Levine