Chippewa County, Minnesota

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J. F. Arnold
Source: Evening News (San Jose, CA) Wednesday, February 24, 1892; transcribed by Mary Kay Krogman

NOTE: This testimonial was printed in papers across the country during 1891, 1892 and 1893.

J. F. Arnold, Montevideo, Minn., writes: I always use German Syrup for a Cold on the Lungs. I have never found an equal to it-far less a superior.

H. E. Hoard
Source: Bismarck Tribune (Bismarck, ND) Thursday, April 20, 1893; transcribed by Mary Kay Krogman

WASHINGTON, April 19.-H. E. Hoard, chief of division in the customs office in the treasury department, has been asked to resign. Hoard is proprietor of the Montevideo, Minn., Leader, and was a leader of the Minnesota legislature four years ago.

Larry B. Jahn
Source: The Gazette-Times (Heppner, OR) January 8, 1920; transcribed by Mary Kay Krogman
Larry B. Jahn of Montevideo, Minn., helped make it easier on Uncle Sam's air mail carriers. He invented this parachute with which eggs have been delivered from 800 feet in the air while the plane was in motion - and without scrambling them. The parachute was first used during the war as "safety" for airmen. It automatically leaves its case and opens when released.

Mrs. Kemp
Source: Daily Inter Ocean (Chicago, IL) Tuesday, July 18, 1882; transcribed by Mary Kay Krogman

Mrs. Kemp has been appointed Postmaster at Montevideo, Minn.

Florence McCarthy
Source: Aberdeen Weekly News (Aberdeen, SD) Thursday, March 3, 1898; transcribed by Mary Kay Krogman

Florence McCarthy of Montevideo, Minn., brakeman on the Hastings Dakota division, met with an accident by which he is minus a finger, which was amputated by Dr. Coyne, the company's surgeon.

John McDuffey
[Source: The Saint Paul Globe (MN) January 5, 1880; transcribed by Mary Kay Krogman]

John McDuffey, who has been missing for some two weeks, it is feared got lost, or frozen to death on the prairie. His home is in Chippewa county, about seventeen miles southwest from Willmar. He left the latter place for home, driving a lot of cattle which he had been to Cokato to procure, since which nothing has been heard from him - parties are out with teams scouring the prairie in search for him.

Elizabeth J. Mullin
Source: Oregonian (Portland, OR) Sunday, April 6, 1890; transcribed by Mary Kay Krogman

San Francisco, April 5.-In 1889 A. J. Mullin, while traveling as a solicitor for the Masonic Mutual Aid Association of the Pacific coast, accompanied by a woman named Kate H. Smith. Mullin was a married man and had taken out a policy in favor of his wife, Mrs. Elizabeth J. Mullin of Montevideo, Minn. The Smith woman induced him to revoke his former beneficiary and substitute her name and Mullin’s wife obtained a divorce from him, and the Smith woman claims he then married her. Mullen died October 30, and two other policies amounting to $8700 were paid to the widow without a contest. The aid association has money ready to pay, but does not know to whom to pay it, and awaits the action of the courts. Both wives have sued to determine who is entitled to the money.

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