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LAKEFIELD HERALD Lakefield, Jackson County, Minnesota
Friday, March 17, 1899
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Louie N. DUCHAINE; Editor and Publisher.
Mariam R. DUCHAINE; Local Editor

Local Items:

John and Bert CARROLL and Joseph HEALY, the three highwaymen who assaulted and robbed Nels SWANSON at Jackson last October, were tried before the district court at Jackson last week, says the Heron Lake News. The CARROLL boys were sentenced to eight years in the penitentiary and HEALY to six years. They were taken to Stillwater by Sheriff DUNN and Deputy Sheriff WOOD. These were the men whom Sheriff DUNN captured in a school house near Jackson shortly after the robbery was reported to him.

A little seven-year old boy arrived Wednesday from the state school at Owatonna and will make his home with Mr. and Mrs. Simon GREIN. We congratulate the boy on being so fortunate in getting so pleasant a home.

S.N. OLSON, of Belmont, has sold his farm to a Wisconsin man. We understand that Mr. OLSON intends to enter into the mercantile business, but he has not fully decided just where he will go. Better come to Lakefield, Mr. OLSON.

Rev.. J.J. LUTZ, of Wilder, Rev. WYATT of Jackson, and Rev. SUTTON, of Windom, attended the missionary meeting that was held at the M.E. church in this city last Wednesday evening. It was a very enthusiastic and profitable meeting.

The entertainment given in the town hall last Tuesday night by the Parson's Waragraph, was strictly first-class and was enjoyed by a large audience. The scenes were very life-like in appearance, and the views pertaining to the recent war were interesting, instructive and entertaining.

  • Mrs. Bertha HEXUM has sold her farm north of town to parties from Wisconsin.
  • Wm. NEARLING, who lives south of town, has a wife and three children that are quite sick.
  • Mrs. August HEGARDT, of Sioux Valley township, died last Wednesday morning.
  • Landlord WINTER can scarcely find room to accommodate the large patronage his hotel is receiving. His house is crowded all the time.
  • Dr. LEDBROOK's team broke loose last Tuesday, while the doctor was visiting a patient, leaving him to walk home. The team came straight on to town.
  • Flax land for rent. See John FREDERICKSON.
  • Mrs. Alice KELLEY, of Olga, Missouri, has purchased the millinery stock of Mrs. MCCLINTOCK and will open up a store in the building which she has rented of Dr. SEARLES. Miss Clara HENRY, of St. Paul, will have charge of the store. Miss HENRY will be remembered as having been engaged as trimmer for Mrs. MCCLINTOCK a year or two ago.
  • Mrs. G.G. SAWYER returned Wednesday from her visit south, much improved in health.
  • Mrs. Geo. REID, of Cherokee, Iowa, arrived in Lakefield on Wednesday of this week for a visit with her mother, Mrs. Louise SAWYER.
  • Miss Cora SCOTT came home from Mankato to spend her spring vacation with her parents.
  • W.H. WENZ, a prominent farmer of Bath, S.D., is visiting over Sunday at the home of his sister, Mrs. G.W. HICKMAN.
  • Rev. S.B. SMITH has sold his property here and left on Thursday of last week for Mapleton where he and Mrs. SMITH will reside in the future.
  • Rev. Dr. ABBOTT, of Jackson, exchanged pulpits with Rev. DALE last Sunday and delivered an able and interesting sermon. In the evening Dr. ABBOTT preached an excellent sermon to a crowded congregation at the M.E. church.
  • Geo. ERBES, of Wilder, was in town Tuesday.
  • Dr. A.N. CHENEY spent Sunday at Worthington.
  • A.D. PIGMAN, of Ewington, was in town yesterday.
  • Thos. CONDON returned this week from an extended stay at Avoca.
  • Mr. J.C. MCLAUGHLIN, of Blue Earth City, was in town on business the first of the week.
  • At the Baptist Fair, coffee and sandwiches, only 10 cents; and ice cream and cake, only 10 cents.
  • Mrs. Henry WOOD and children returned Monday from an extended visit with relatives at Blue Earth City.
  • Miss Mariam DUCHAINE returned last Saturday from a six weeks' visit with her grandmother at Spring Valley.
  • Mr. and Mrs. Ed. FADER and family left here Tuesday for their new home near Wentworth, S.D., where Mr. F. has purchased a farm.
  • Frank WHITE was at Jackson Saturday.
  • Mr. and Mrs. H. SHAW are visiting in St. Paul.
  • Cash paid for furs at Geo. BRITSCH's harness shop.
  • Calvin and Henry YOUNG drove up to Heron Lake Tuesday.
  • Herman PETERS and brother, of Avoca, were in town Monday.
  • Ole NESTRUDE (sic) and family, were here last Tuesday to attend the funeral of his father.
  • Mrs. R.B. ALLEN of Spring Valley, is visiting her daughter, Mrs. L.N. DUCHAINE.
  • John CRISMAN and son Harvey visited Spirit Lake last week, returning home Monday.

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