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Morrison County Minnesota 
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H. J. Ansten
[Source: Little Falls Transcript (MN) April 10, 1885, page 4; submitted by Robin Line]
H. J. Ansten, manager of the Favorite rink, went to Minneapolis this morning to see the owner of the rink on business. The rink will be closed until he returns.


Mrs. H. P. Boynton
Source: Little Falls Weekly Transcript (Little Falls, MN) - Friday, May 25, 1894; submitted by Jim Dezotell

Mrs. H. P. Boynton is having the residence of M. Desotel on North First street, repaired outside and in, and will reside there in the future.


Charles Brannen
[Source: Little Falls Transcript (MN) April 10, 1885, page 4; submitted by Robin Line]
Chas. Brannen's little girl fell from the second story window on Sunday morning, escaping without any injury, but was well frightened.


Senator Buckman
Source: Mower County Transcript (Lansing, MN) April 8, 1885, page 1; submitted by Robin Line

The Little Falls Transcript says that Senator Buckman has bought 400 acres adjoining his farm in the town of Buckman, Morrison County, and that he now has 1,100 acres in one tract to crop the coming season.


M. Desotel
Source: The Little Falls Weekly Transcript (Little Falls, MN) - Friday, July 30, 1880; submitted by Jim Dezotell

M. Desotel moved into his new house yesterday.


Lizzie Geissel
[Source: Little Falls Transcript (MN) April 10, 1885, page 4; submitted by Robin Line]
Miss Lizzie Geissel of North Prairie is stopping in this village at present for the purpose of taking painting lessons from Mrs. J.H. Rhodes.


Bessie Gilpatrick
[Source: Little Falls Transcript (MN) April 10, 1885, page 4; submitted by Robin Line]
Miss Bessie Gilpatrick has finished her term of school at Two Rivers.


Harry Hamm
Source: The Duluth Herald (MN), Wednesday Evening, Oct. 26, 1910.

Minnesota Briefs. Little Falls - Mr. and Mrs. Harry Hamm left Monday afternoon for St. Paul, called by the death of Mr. Hamm's nephew, who was accidently killed by his own gun while hunting Saturday. The young man was 22 years of age and was in quest of ducks near Anoka.


A. M. Iverson
Source: Little Falls Weekly Transcript (Little Falls, MN) February 8, 1898, page 5; submitted by Robin Line

It is said that A. M. Iverson, who was one of the party intending to go from this place to the Klondike, has changed his mind and will not make the trip. He will retain his position in the German-American bank. It was also reported that other members of the party were weakening and that although all had purchased steamship tickets from Seattle to Dyea, and nearly all of their outfits that when the time comes to start they will not be included in the party. The Transcript saw several of the party this morning, and they claimed that Iverson was the only member of the organized party who has dropped out, and the others are more determined now than ever before on making the trip.


John Iverson
Source: Source: Little Falls Weekly Transcript (Little Falls, MN) June 1, 1894, page 7; submitted by Robin Line

John Iverson was up before Justice Shaw Thursday for being drunk and disorderly. He pleaded not guilty to the charge and gotten days. For several days he has been around town preaching Coxeyism and last night while trying to shoot off his mouth in front of the Buckman Chief Farrow ran against him with the above result. What might have been an industrial army marching form Little Falls to Washington was thus rudely nipped in the bud.

Later-Iverson later decided to pay his fine of $5 and costs. He has abandoned the idea of organizing an army.


William Whipple Warren
Source: New Ulm Review (MN) March 14, 1906, page 3; submitted by Robin Line

Monument to Warren
Little Falls-MN.-Richardson of this place announces that on June 1 of this year he will unveil a monument to the memory of William Whipple Warren, one of the pioneer missionaries to the Ojibway Indians, who died on June 1, 1853. The monument will consist of a properly marked stone, to be erected on the site of Mr. Warren's home at Two Rivers, Minn. It is expected to have appropriate ceremonies mark the unveiling Mr. Warren was born at La Pointe, Wis., in 1825, settling at Two Rivers, Minn., in 1850. In 1852 he wrote his celebrated "History of the Ojibway's," which ever since has been a standard authority. He died of a hemorrhage in 1853 and was buried in St. Paul.


Lindsly Muse
[Source: Little Falls Transcript (MN) April 10, 1885, page 6; submitted by Robin Line]
Lindsly Muse, doorkeeper for the secretary of the navy, has served in that capacity for fifty seven years.


Alonzo Neill
[Source: Little Falls Transcript (MN) April 10, 1885, page 4; submitted by Robin Line]
Alonzo Neill, who left Green Prairie to go to New York state last summer, returned with his wife a few days ago and will probably remain in this county. His health was very poor in New York.


J. H. Rhodes
[Source: Little Falls Transcript (MN) April 10, 1885, page 4; submitted by Robin Line]
J.H. Rhodes will seed 180 acres to wheat at his Royalton farm this year, and will sow about 200 acres of land with tame hay seed.


Stoll & Stovey
[Source: Little Falls Transcript (MN) April 10, 1885, page 4; submitted by Robin Line]
It has probably dawned upon Messrs. Stoll and Stovey that in a fight one should expect to receive as well as give blows.


C. C. Wrenshell
[Source: Little Falls Transcript (MN) April 10, 1885, page 4; submitted by Robin Line]
C.C. Wrenshell, superintendent of tracks, bridges, etc., of the Northern Pacific, was in town yesterday.


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