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- - 1882 - - GOOD SHEPHERD NEWS
[Source: The Hastings Conserver (MN) October 16, 1866, transcribed by Mary Kay Krogman]

RICE COUNTY.
From The Central Republican, 10th.
A large congregation assembled in the church of the Good Shepherd on Sunday morning last to listen to the farewell discourse of the Rev. Dr. Breck, who has resigned his pastorate in consequence of the increasing labors of his position. Dr. Breck has been connected with the parish from the period of its organization in October, 1858. In his sermon he referred with the pride to the progress made by the society, which at the outset numbered but four communicants, and has grown to the number of over two hundred communicants, including one hundred and seventy eight families. Dr. Breck continues in the laborious position of dean of the mission, which devolves upon him the care and oversight of the scholars of all the schools. He is succeeded in the pastorate by the Rev. Wm. J. Johnston, who has for some time past been a resident of our village and has filled the position of superintendent of the parish schools.


- - 1891 - - PARISH SCHOOL TURNED OVER TO CITY.
Source: Bismarck Tribune (ND) Wednesday, September 2, 1891; transcribed by Mary Kay Krogman

An unusual incident in educational matters has occurred at Faribault, Minn. The parish school of the Church of Immaculate Conception has been turned over to the board of education of that city. The reasons which Father Conroy gives for this act are "That the school may receive the benefits that result from an American training" and that it may "receive from state and county appropriations that additional per capita tax."


- - 1892 - - OFFICIAL DIRECTORY, City of Northfield, Minnesota.
[Source: Northfield News Almanac and Bureau of Information compiled by Joel P. Heatwole, 1892.] mkk

CHURCHES

All Saints Episcopal Church. Rev. Geo. H. Muller, pastor.

WARDENS.
J. R. Sumner, senior warden; H. L. Cruttenden, junior warden.

VESTRYMEN.
S. Finkelson, Cyril Archibald and William Wickman.

OFFICERS.
Mrs. H. B. Martin, treasurer.

LADIES AID SOCIETY.
Mrs. G. H. Mueller, president; Mrs. Wm. E. Hibbard, treasurer.

SUNDAY SCHOOL.
Rev. Geo. H. Mueller,superintendent.

Congregational Church. Rev. J. E. McConnell, pastor.

OFFICERS.
H. W. Page, clerk; H. W. McChesney, treasurer.

DEACONS.
W. W. Payne, Robt. Watson, H. French, Horace Goodhue and Thos. Wilson.

SUNDAY SCHOOL.
C. H. Cooper, superintendent; H. Wilson, assistant superintendent; Miss Jessie V. Payne and Willard B. ?ow, librarians; George Law, secretary; Elizabeth Wilson, treasurer.

SOCIETY TRUSTEES.
James Law, chairman ; John Miller, M. W. Skinner, H. S. French, J. Couper, Dr. H. C. Wilson.

LADIES FOREIGN MISSION SOCIETY.
Mrs. C. H. Cooper, president; Mrs. John Stewart, vice-president; Mrs. W. W. McGuire, secretary; Mrs. Jas. W. Strong, treasurer.

LADIES HOME MISSION SOCIETY.
Mrs. M. W. Skinner, president; Mrs. Louise Cutler, secretary and treasurer.

LADIES AID SOCIETY.
Mrs. A. B. Kelly, president; Mrs. Martha S. Bailey, vice-president; Miss Minnie Watson, secretary and treasurer.

CHRISTIAN ENDEAVOR SOCIETY.
H. J. Chase, president; Miss Elizabeth Wilson, vice-president; Miss Jessie V. Payne, secretary and Miss Ora Scofield, treasurer.

EXTRA-CENT-A-DAY BAND.
Mrs. A. H. Pearson, president; Mrs. Wm. Watson, secretary and treasurer.

The First Baptist Church. Rev. J. F. Hill, pastor.

DEACONS.
J. F. Wyman, A. B. Lewis, Thos. Phare and Seymour Bush.

TRUSTEES.
Frank J. Wilcox, D. H. Lord, Jos. Spriggs, J. F. Wyman and N. S. Canedy.

OFFICERS.
W. F. Crary, clerk; D. H. Lord, treasurer.

SUNDAY SCHOOL.
W. F. Crary, superintendent; H. S. King, assistant superintendent.

WOMEN'S FOREIGN MISSION SOCIETY.
Mrs. M. S. Halcrow, president; Mrs. Jos. Spriggs, secretary; Mrs. F. J. Wilcox, treasurer.

WOMEN'S HOME MISSION SOCIETY.
Mrs. B. R. Baker, president; Mrs. Jos. Spriggs, secretary; Mrs. F. J. Wilcox, treasurer.

LADIES AID SOCIETY.
Mrs. Jos. Spriggs, president; Mrs. J. P. Wyman, vice-president; Mrs. F. J. Wilcox, treasurer.

Methodist Episcopal Church. Rev. .Frank B. Cowgill, pastor.

TRUSTEES.
J. C. Greaves, A. Whitson, N. Gould, F. C. F. Pentz, D. J, Whiting, C. W. Gress, W. E. Moses, W. T. Reilly, D. F. Richardson.

STEWARDS.
D. F. Richardson, W. E. Moses, Wm. Greaves, R. L. Ward, D. J. Whiting, C. W. Gress, W. T. Reilly, Wm. Ebel, J. W. Hilliard, F. Slierpy, Wm. Hunter.

SUNDAY SCHOOL.
J. C. Greaves, superintendent; J. W. Hilliard, assistant superintendent; Josie Sherpy. secretary; E. A. Lathrop, treasurer; E. H. Watson, librarian.

LADIES AID SOCIETY.
Mrs. F. B. Cowgill, president; Mrs. J. C. Greaves, vice-president; Mrs. B. M. Smith, secretary and treasurer.

WOMEN'S FOREIGN MISSION SOCIETY.
Mrs. A. W. Clary, president; Mrs. F. B. Cowgill, vice-president; Miss L. H. Richardson, corresponding secretary; Mrs. D. J. Whiting, recording secretary; Mrs. F. S. Van Amburgh, treasurer.

YOUNG WOMEN'S FOREIGN MISSION SOCIETY.
Miss L. H. Richardson, president; Mrs. C. W. Crary, vice-president; Miss H. S. Day, corresponding secretary; Miss Josie Sherpy, recording secretary; Mrs. F. B. Cowgill, treasurer.

The Moravian Church. Rev. F. H. Oehler, pastor.

ELDERS.
Hermann Riekmann, Chas. Gebhardt.

TRUSTEES.
Chas. Schultz, Carl Zimmerman and Wm. Suess.

SUNDAY SCHOOL.
Herman Riekmann, superintendent.

Norwegian Lutheran Church. Prof. Th. M. Mohn, pastor.

TRUSTEES.
J. I. Ringstad, E. Waldeland, O. T. Lysne, Wm. Williamson and H. A. Boe.

OFFICERS.
Prof. Ytterboe, secretary; H. A. Boe, treasurer.

LADIES AID SOCIETY.
Miss Mary Lajord, president; Miss Mary Oyloe, vice-president; Miss Mary Haugan, treasurer.

SUNDAY SCHOOL.
H. O. Fosnes, superintendent.


St. Dominic Church. Father T. F. Gleeson, priest.

OFFICERS.
T. J. Dougherty, treasurer; Frederick Shandorf, secretary.

SODALITY SOCIETY.
Mary Buhr, prefect; Nelly Boulger, secretary; Lizzie Lynn, treasurer.


- - 1906 - - REV. McELWAIN
Source: The Minneapolis Journal (MN) March 9, 1906; transcribed by Mary Kay Krogman

The Rev. Mr. F. H. McElwain of Faribault, Minn., will preach at Holy trinity church next Sunday morning.

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