Olmsted County "Social News"

 Rochester and Vicinity

 

Miss Helen Pharo of Rochester, was a Sunday guest of her aunt, Mrs. Irven McMoran (The Daily Post & Record, Rochester, MN, April 1, 1915. Eyota news section)

Miss Eva Stolp of Rochester, came Saturday to visit relatives here.  (The Daily Post & Record, Rochester, MN, April 1, 1915, Oronoco news section)

Thomas Stedman, of Rochester, was a caller Sunday afternoon at the home of his brother, A. Stedman. (The Daily Post & Record, Rochester, MN, April 1, 1915, Oronoco news section)

Mr. and Mrs. Robert Waters, of Rochester, spend Monday with her mother, Mrs. J. R. Webb. (The Daily Post & Record, Rochester, MN, April 1, 1915, Byron news section)

Miss GertrudeWhitcomb visited relatives in Rochester Monday. (The Daily Post & Record, Rochester, MN, April 1, 1915, Byron news section)

Miss Bessie Reed, who is attending the Rochester high school, is spending the week at home. (The Daily Post & Record, Rochester, MN, April 1, 1915, Byron news section)

Mrs. John Griffin of Rochester, is visiting relatives here this week. (The Daily Post & Record, Rochester, MN, April 1, 1915, Simpson news section)

Dr. George Joyce of Rochester, was a professional visitor here the first of the week. (The Daily Post & Record, Rochester, MN, April 1, 1915, Simpson news section)

Richard Whitney of Rochester, visited the first of the week with his aunt, Mrs. George Bostwick.  (The Daily Post & Record, Rochester, MN, April 1, 1915, Simpson news section)

J. G. Zimmerman died at Wenatche, Wash., Wendesday at 5 o'clock. The remains are to be brought here for burial. An obituary notice is to appear later.  (The Daily Post & Record, Rochester, MN, April 1, 1915, Rochester news)

Two young men were given sentences of "40 or 40" in justice court this morning. They made outcries at an unseemly hour and voiced remarks to passing women. It happened near College street bridge. The police mean to clean that place out.  (The Daily Post & Record, Rochester, MN, April 1, 1915, Rochester news)

Miss Mary Scott has gone to Minneapolis, called there by the serious illness of her uncle, William Robertson (The Daily Post & Record, Rochester, MN, April 1, 1915, Rochester news)

The plat of Flathers' Addition to the city of Rochester has been accepted and approved. It will be developed soon.  (The Daily Post & Record, Rochester, MN, April 1, 1915, Rochester news)

John Boylhart has been retained as fire chief until April 12, when it is thought his successor will be appointed.  (The Daily Post & Record, Rochester, MN, April 1, 1915, Rochester news)

Mr. and Mrs. Fred Goetting have gone to Spring Valley where Mr. Goetting will operate a store. He has been working at the Goetting store here.  (The Daily Post & Record, Rochester, MN, April 1, 1915, Rochester news)

Newton Holland has arrived from Minneapolis, where he attends the University of Minnesota, and will spend the Easter vacation with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. E. O. Holland.  (The Daily Post & Record, Rochester, MN, April 1, 1915, Rochester news)

Burt Eaton, son of Mrs. Rose Eaton of this city, is here from Minneapolis, where he attends the law school of the University of Minnesota. He will spend his vacation here and return to the "U" to complete his course in June. Mr. Eaton took a step in advance of his classmates by successfully passing the state bar examination, having already spent six months in a law office, thus fulfilling the requirements. Mr. Eaton is 24 years of age and is Rochester's newest lawyer. He is a young man of upright character and unusual mental qualifications. The city is proud of his scholastic attainments. He will become associated with his uncle, Burt W. Eaton, next summer.  (The Daily Post & Record, Rochester, MN, April 1, 1915, Rochester news)

Emma, Albert, and Will Haas spent Sunday with their sister, Mrs. Fred Amos.  (The Daily Post & Record, Rochester, MN, April 2, 1915)

While unloading saw logs last Thursday, Elmer Britzius had the misfortune to break the small bone between the ankle aned knee of his left leg, when it was caught between two logs.  (The Daily Post & Record, Rochester, MN, April 2, 1915)

Mrs. E. L. Lyman and daughters, Dorothy and Constance, have returned from a visit with relatives in Mantorville.  (The Daily Post & Record, Rochester, MN, April 2, 1915)

Mrs. A. R. Cooke and son, Earl, went to Kasson this morning to spend the day with Dr. Smith and wife there.  (The Daily Post & Record, Rochester, MN, April 2, 1915)

Dr. Frank Twohey, a Stewartville boy, and who is a graduate of our high school, is to establish himself in business here on next Monday, April 5th. (from the Stewartville Star)  (The Daily Post & Record, Rochester, MN, April 2, 1915)

Miss Ellen Montgomery has returned to her home in Montour, Iowa, after a visit at the home of her brother, H. F. Montgomery (The Daily Post & Record, Rochester, MN, April 2, 1915)

Clif. Brown, manager of the local branch of the Gamble-Robinson company, arrived in the city last night.  (The Daily Post & Record, Rochester, MN, April 2, 1915, Rochester news)

H. T. Banks, freight agent of the Northwestern railway here, left this morning for Cedar Rapids, Iowa, where he will visit his son, Eugene, who has gone into business there. Mrs. Banks has been visiting there for some time past.  (The Daily Post & Record, Rochester, MN, April 2, 1915, Rochester news)

Mrs. C. Vroman went to Chatifled this morning for a visit with her daughter. (The Daily Post & Record, Rochester, MN, April 3, 1915, Rochester news)

Miss Gertrude Van Dusen returned yesterday from Albert Lea, where she attends Albert Lea College. (The Daily Post & Record, Rochester, MN, April 3, 1915, Rochester news)

Mrs. Wm. Seator has returned to her home in Prescott, Wis., after a visit with her son, J. D. Seator. (The Daily Post & Record, Rochester, MN, April 3, 1915, Rochester news)

Miss Sarah McConnell has returned to Minneapolis after a visit at the home of her father, John McConnell. (The Daily Post & Record, Rochester, MN, April 3, 1915, Rochester news)

Dr. W. J. Mayo and a party of friends made the first trip of the season down the Mississippi on the Oronoco today. (The Daily Post & Record, Rochester, MN, April 3, 1915, Rochester news)

Milton Yennie has sold his 80 acre farm south of Rochester to J. W. Schonover of Waterloo, Iowa, through the Toogood agency. The land brought $160 an acre. (The Daily Post & Record, Rochester, MN, April 3, 1915, Rochester news)

John Harder, patrolman, has resigned his position. Mayor W. B. Richardson has named Reinhard Viergutz to succeed him for the second ward beat. Viergutz goes on tonight. (The Daily Post & Record, Rochester, MN, April 3, 1915, Rochester news)

Henry Dlouhy and Joseph Lanser have withdrawn their application for saloon license at the old De Villiers stand. They wil not go into business as planned. Mr. Dlouhy has sold the remnant of his stock of goods to other dealers. (The Daily Post & Record, Rochester, MN, April 3, 1915, Rochester news)

F. J. Giese of Rochester, was in town last Saturday greeting friends. He and his wife will make their future home in Glen Ullen, N. D., Fred having accepted the position as buttermaker at the creamery at that place. (Dover Independent) (The Daily Post & Record, Rochester, MN, April 3, 1915, Rochester news)

C. D. Brown has sold to W. H. Brown, a Mitchell little six, 5 passenger car. (The Daily Post & Record, Rochester, MN, April 3, 1915, Rochester news)

Mr. and Mrs. Otto Mathies of Humboldt, Iowa, but formerly of Stewartville, are visiting here. (The Daily Post & Record, Rochester, MN, April 3, 1915, Rochester news)

Mrs. P. M. Schaeffer of Jordan, Minn., arrived yesterday for a visit with her mother, Mrs. Baihly. (The Daily Post & Record, Rochester, MN, April 3, 1915, Rochester news)

Wolf bounty was today paid to Emil Anderson. He brought in six cubs and got three dollars apiece on them. (The Daily Post & Record, Rochester, MN, April 3, 1915, Rochester news)

Miss Nellie Watson has returned to her duties at the Nichols Expert School in St. Paul. Miss Watson is one of the graduates this year. (The Daily Post & Record, Rochester, MN, April 3, 1915, Rochester news)

Glen Phelps attended the wedding celebration tendered Mr. and Mrs. George William Jensen near Byron last evening. The bride, who was Miss Mina Mae Phelps, is Mrs. Phelps' sister. (The Daily Post & Record, Rochester, MN, April 3, 1915, Rochester news)

County Commissioner S. H. Brown has tendered his resignation. It is in the hands of the county auditor. Mr. Brown has served two terms and over half of another as commissioner from his district, and he has been a most faithful public servant and an efficient commissioner, manifesting good judgment at all times. His successor is to be appointed by the board. (The Daily Post & Record, Rochester, MN, April 3, 1915, Rochester news)

Mr. and Mrs. John Knusel went to Rochester Thursday evening where they attended an exhibition given by the students of the high school in the gymnasium  Their daughter, Gladys, took part in several of the drills.  (The Daily Post & Record, Rochester, Minnesota, April 1, 1915, Salem news)

Miss Catherine McDermott spent Saturday and Sunday with her parents in Rochester.    (The Daily Post & Record, Rochester, Minnesota, April 1, 1915, Salem news section)

Harley Moore of Douglas, was a visitor in the city today.   (The Daily Post & Record, Rochester, Minnesota, April 6, 1915, Rochester news)

Frank Smith of the Rochester glove factory, went to Dodge Center this morning on business.  (The Daily Post & Record, Rochester, Minnesota, April 6, 1915, Rochester news)

W. H. L. Donaldson is in the city looking after the remodeling of his residence in southeast Rochester.  He is planning to construct a four suite apartment house.  (The Daily Post & Record, Rochester, Minnesota, April 6, 1915, Rochester news)

James McCrudden has accepted a position as salesman at the Boston clothing store.  He succeeds William Lawler, who is going into business for himself at 3 South Broadway.  The place is being fixed up for a first class cleaning establishment.  (The Daily Post & Record, Rochester, Minnesota, April 6, 1915, Rochester news)

The pool-room of Tom Harris at 116 South Broadway has been closed.  The doors are locked.  The stock will be taken over by Tom Kelly, the owner of the building and the former proprietor of the place.  The Metropolitan pool parlor is closed on the account of the fact that Mayor Richardson refused to grant Mr. Harris a license to operate this year.  Mr. Harris is still proprietor of the shoe shining parlor next to the Queen City restaurant.  (The Daily Post & Record, Rochester, Minnesota, April 6, 1915, Rochester news)

Fred Dewitz has returned from a visit in Milwaukee and other Wisconsin points.  (The Daily Post & Record, Rochester, Minnesota, April 6, 1915, Rochester news)

Mr. and Mrs. Harold Knapp and little son are expected to return tomorrow from California.  (The Daily Post & Record, Rochester, Minnesota, April 6, 1915, Rochester news)

Mrs. M. C. Whited, Miss Nell Whited and Master Bruce Whited have gone to Spring Valley for a visit.  (The Daily Post & Record, Rochester, Minnesota, April 6, 1915, Rochester news)

Miss Grace Strangeway returned to Northfield Monday to resume her studies at Carleton College.  (The Daily Post & Record, Rochester, Minnesota, April 6, 1915, Rochester news)

Mrs. G. M. Orr of St. Paul, arrived in the city this noon, called here by the death of Mrs. S. B. Hall.  (The Daily Post & Record, Rochester, Minnesota, April 6, 1915, Rochester news)

Miss Florentine O'Connor has returned to Faribault where she is a student at Bethlehem Academy.  (The Daily Post & Record, Rochester, Minnesota, April 6, 1915, Rochester news)

Mrs. Mary Fitch leaves tonight for Chicago, where she will visit her daughter, Mrs. Walter M. Rowley.  (The Daily Post & Record, Rochester, Minnesota, April 6, 1915, Rochester news)

Miss Selma Stoyke of Stewartville, was a guest in the city today while en route to St. Paul where she will visit.  (The Daily Post & Record, Rochester, Minnesota, April 6, 1915, Rochester news)

Mr. and Mrs. Lester Klock have returned to Minneapolis after a visit at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. R. A. Perry.  (The Daily Post & Record, Rochester, Minnesota, April 6, 1915, Rochester news)

J. W. Diamond of Lyons, Ohio, departed last night for Chicago.  He was the guest of Dr. and Mrs. G. H. Newhouse while here.  (The Daily Post & Record, Rochester, Minnesota, April 6, 1915, Rochester news)

Miss Mary Clare Marum has returned to Faribault after a visit with her father, Dan Marum.  She attends Bethlehem Academy.  (The Daily Post & Record, Rochester, Minnesota, April 6, 1915, Rochester news)

Rev. George F. Schutes arrived this morning from Mankato for the purpose of delivering an address at the German Lutheran school building this evening.  (The Daily Post & Record, Rochester, Minnesota, April 6, 1915, Rochester news)

Chief McDermott and Patrolman Parker were busy this afternoon numbering a group of new houses.  Rochester grows so fast that they have to do this frequently.  (The Daily Post & Record, Rochester, Minnesota, April 6, 1915, Rochester news)

S. R. Iwig has sold his house and lot on West Seventh street to Mary E. Jannings of Rockwell, Iowa.  Consideration, $6,200.  The deal was made through the Toogood agency.  (The Daily Post & Record, Rochester, Minnesota, April 6, 1915, Rochester news)

William C. Fraser has commenced operations on the Eighth street sewer.  The work was stopped last fall on account of cold weather.  Twelve men are now employed and everything is going along smoothly.  No frost is found.  (The Daily Post & Record, Rochester, Minnesota, April 6, 1915, Rochester news)

Funeral services for the late John George Zimmerman were held this afternoon at Tollefson & Vine's chapel.  A large number of friends and relatives were present to pay their last tribute of respect to the departed.  Members of the Odd Fellows lodge, of which the deceased was a member, acted as pall bearers.  (The Daily Post & Record, Rochester, Minnesota, April 6, 1915, Rochester news)

Miss Bernice Gooley is visiting in Douglas. (The Daily Post & Record, Rochester, Minnesota, April 6, 1915, Rochester news)

F. E. Cutting, of Byron, was in the city today. (The Daily Post & Record, Rochester, Minnesota, April 6, 1915, Rochester news)

Now that Willard has defeated Jack Johnson, it is interesting to note that over a year ago, Fred Fulton of Rochester faced Willard in Minneapolis in a six round boxing exhibition.  It was conceded that Fulton had it on Willard at that time.  Fulton was to have met Willard at Hudson this winter, but Willard was unable to fill the engagement. (The Daily Post & Record, Rochester, Minnesota, April 6, 1915, Rochester news)

W. J. Pierce has purchased a Hupmobile roadster from Tom Barber.  (The Daily Post & Record, Rochester, Minnesota, April 5, 1915, Rochester news)

Miss Myra Fogarty has returned to Mankato to resume her studies at the Normal school.  (The Daily Post & Record, Rochester, Minnesota, April 5, 1915, Rochester news)

Mrs. William Wooley, Mr. and Mrs. Lee Wooley and Miss Ida Smith of Viola, were visitors in the city today.  (The Daily Post & Record, Rochester, Minnesota, April 5, 1915, Rochester news)

John E. McGovern returned last night from St. Paul, where he attended the funeral of Michael Corrigan.  (The Daily Post & Record, Rochester, Minnesota, April 5, 1915, Rochester news)

Harold Madden came home from South Bend, Ind., for the Easter season.  He graduates in law this year from Notre Dame University.  (The Daily Post & Record, Rochester, Minnesota, April 5, 1915, Rochester news)

T. F. Kennedy and his company of players of the St. John's Dramatic club went to Claremont today to present "Misther O'Callaghan."  (The Daily Post & Record, Rochester, Minnesota, April 5, 1915, Rochester news)

Miss Bernice Bemis of Faribault, and Miss Hazel Richards of Buffalo Lake, Minn., are guests at the home of their aunt, Mrs. Ralph Whitney.  (The Daily Post & Record, Rochester, Minnesota, April 5, 1915, Rochester news)

Sydney Patchin was here from the University for Easter Sunday.  (The Daily Post & Record, Rochester, Minnesota, April 5, 1915, Rochester news)

Otto Ochs is able to be at his place of business after a week's illness.  (The Daily Post & Record, Rochester, Minnesota, April 5, 1915, Rochester news)

Arthur Fellows has purchased a new car.  It is a Saxon runabout.  (The Daily Post & Record, Rochester, Minnesota, April 5, 1915, Rochester news)

Rev. S. R. Iwig has gone to Nerstrand, Minn., to visit his mother and other relatives.  (The Daily Post & Record, Rochester, Minnesota, April 5, 1915, Rochester news)

William Lind of Monticello, formerly of this city, was greeting old friends yesterday.  (The Daily Post & Record, Rochester, Minnesota, April 5, 1915, Rochester news)

Miss Mae Christianson of the State hospital offices, has departed on a trip to Massachusetts.  (The Daily Post & Record, Rochester, Minnesota, April 5, 1915, Rochester news)

Miss Beth Aldrich came down from the University last night to visit her father, Dr. W. S. Aldrich.  (The Daily Post & Record, Rochester, Minnesota, April 5, 1915, Rochester news)

Charles and Joseph Mayo leave tonight for Pottstown, Pa., to resume their studies.  (The Daily Post & Record, Rochester, Minnesota, April 5, 1915, Rochester news)

Chas. D. Brown has sold a Little Six 6-cylinder Mitchell touring car to W. D. Pencille of South Troy.  (The Daily Post & Record, Rochester, Minnesota, April 5, 1915, Rochester news)

Don Kilbourne came home for Easter Sunday to visit his parents, Dr. and Mrs. Arthur F. Kilbourne.  (The Daily Post & Record, Rochester, Minnesota, April 5, 1915, Rochester news)

Miss Marie Lampman has returned to her school duties at Mankato after spending the past week with her parents.  (The Daily Post & Record, Rochester, Minnesota, April 5, 1915, Rochester news)

J. C. Zimmerman and son, Louis, of Beaver Dam, Wis., are here to attend the funeral of his brother, J. G. Zimmerman.  (The Daily Post & Record, Rochester, Minnesota, April 5, 1915, Rochester news)

Mrs. A. R. Miner returned Saturday night from Janesville, Minn., where she has been visiting her father and mother.  (The Daily Post & Record, Rochester, Minnesota, April 5, 1915, Rochester news)

Mrs. James O'Connell of Benton Harbor, Mich., are guests at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. D. J. Cudmore.  (The Daily Post & Record, Rochester, Minnesota, April 5, 1915, Rochester news)

At St. John's church Sunday the announcement was made that Richard Ryan of the city and Mrs. Herber are to be married.  (The Daily Post & Record, Rochester, Minnesota, April 5, 1915, Rochester news)

Elmer Brown is moving his household goods to the apartments above Brown's restaurant on Broadway, of which he will have charge.  (The Daily Post & Record, Rochester, Minnesota, April 5, 1915, Rochester news)

Peter Paulson is able to be about on crutches for the first time since his accident.  About two months ago, a pony which he was riding, fell and Mr. Paulson's leg was broken.  (The Daily Post & Record, Rochester, Minnesota, April 5, 1915, Rochester news)

The fire department was called to the home of Henry Jacobs, Sr., in the southwestern part of the city at 4:30 o'clock Saturday afternoon.  Sparks from a chimney had ignited the shingles.  Damage was slight.  (The Daily Post & Record, Rochester, Minnesota, April 5, 1915, Rochester news)

Mr. and Mrs. George L. Zimmerman of Bainville, Mont., are expected to arrive in the city tonight to attend the funeral of Mr. Zimmerman's father.  (The Daily Post & Record, Rochester, Minnesota, April 5, 1915, Rochester news)

Miss Susie Marr of Wenatchee, Wash., and Mrs. Lizzie Hewett and Mrs. Emma Gile of Flaxville, Mont., arrived in the city this noon accompanying the remains of their father, Mr. Zimmerman.  (The Daily Post & Record, Rochester, Minnesota, April 5, 1915, Rochester news)

Frank Roth, Harry Haling, Frank Fox, Allen Haggerty and Erdman Giere have gone to the state agricultural school to pursue the short course.  They are students of the Rochester high school.  (The Daily Post & Record, Rochester, Minnesota, April 5, 1915, Rochester news)

Mrs. S. B. Hall suffered a stroke of apoplexy Saturday afternoon.  Her condition has grown worse since that time and at press hour today she was rapidly failing.  Her daughter, Mrs. John Perry and her husband are here from Gary, Ind.  A son, Clarence Hall, and his wife and two children, also of Gary, are here.  (The Daily Post & Record, Rochester, Minnesota, April 5, 1915, Rochester news)

Ernest Gatje has arrived from St. Augustine, Fla., for a visit at the home of his mother, Mrs. William Hein.  Mr. Gatje is a former Rochester boy.  He is now employed as a computer by the government, and he has been stationed at various cities in the Carolinas, Georgia and Florida.

 


 

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