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Scott County, Minnesota

 


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H. Bormeister
Source:Minneapolis Journal (Minneapolis, MN) Friday, December 31, 1897; transcribed by Mary Kay Krogman

OLD REPROBATE FLED.
Jordan Rejoices That It Need Not White Cap Him.
Special to The Journal.
Jordan, Minn., Dec. 31.-H. Bormeister, a man 61 years old, has fled the country and cannot be found. His wife is left penniless. Bormeister was the father of a child born this week to the 16-year-old granddaughter of his wife, and to such an extent was the community excited over the event that he fled. Had he not done so it is more than probable that the result would have been very serious for him.


Oscar Carlson
Source: Bay City Times (Bay City, MI) Friday, April 26, 1895; transcribed by Mary Kay Krogman

SWINDLED OUT OF HIS MONEY.
Duluth, April 26.-Oscar Carlson, a farmer living at Jordan, Minn., came to Duluth from St. Paul, where he was swindled out of all his money by confidence men who offered to give him a good position in this city, borrowed his cash for a "moment" by giving a bogus draft as security. The police are now caring for him and will make an effort to round up the crooks. It is believed that it is the same gang which have been swindling men here quite often as of late.


B. F. Case
Source: The Pioneer (Bemidji, MN) October 17, 1919; transcribed by Mary Kay Krogman
B. F. Case of Elko, Minn., was here Saturday and began the organization of a bank at Pinewood, which is being pushed by several local parties, and everybody should boost for it as we need a bank here very much.


H. P. Fisher
Source: Warren Sheaf (MN) April 14, 1920; transcribed by Mary Kay Krogman

Minneapolis.-Thirty-three thousand dollars was paid for the pure bred Holstein bull "Duke Pietertje Korndyke Ormsby," at the second annual sale of the Minnesota Holstein Breeders' association held at Mineral Springs stock farm, Savage. The animal was purchased by Dr. H. P. Fisher of Shakopee. It was formerly owned by Edward H. Ulrich, proprietor of a pure bred Holstein stock farm at Biscay, Minn.


A. Mahowald
Source: The Escanaba Daily Press (MI) June 20, 1928; transcribed by Mary Kay Krogman
LOCAL WOMAN SEES RELATIVE ORDAINED.
Mrs. Peter Meyer and Mrs. Fred Schram and son, Robert, returned yesterday morning from New Market, Minn., where they witnessed the ordination of Mrs. Meyer's nephew, Fr. A. Mahowald recently completed his studies in a St. Paul seminary.

Mrs. Meyer and Mrs. Schram also visited in Minneapolis with Mr. and Mrs. Clarence McGinley. Mrs. McGinley was formerly Mrs. George Meyer of Gladstone.


Frank Nicolin
Source: Oregonian (Portland, OR) Wednesday, March 29, 1893; transcribed by Mary Kay Krogman
ASSIGNMENT OF A MILLER.
JORDAN, Minn., March 28.-Frank Nicolin, a large miller, has assigned. It is understood the liabilities are about $120,000 and the assets $70,000. [see News-Fires]

Source: Aberdeen Daily News (Aberdeen, SD) Thursday, March 30, 1893; transcribed by Mary Kay Krogman

LIABILITIES HEAVY.
A Jordan (Minn.) Miller Assigns for the Benefit of Creditors.

JORDAN, Minn., March 30.-Frank Nicolin, the big miller, has made an assignment for the benefit of his creditors, naming Gerhard Hilgers assignee. The assets and liabilities cannot be ascertained. Careful estimates of liabilities, which include an estimate of $100,000 bushels of stored wheat, make the liabilities about $120,000. The assets will be about $70,000. The Merchants' National bank of St. Paul is the heaviest creditor, holding paper to the amount of $55,000.


Osborne Orr
Source: The Fitchburg Sentinel (MA) August 10, 1898; transcribed by Mary Kay Krogman
- Mr. and Mrs. Osborne Orr visited at S. W. Kimball's, last week. Mr. and Mrs. Orr were on their wedding tour. He spent the summer here several years ago and is now a dentist in Jordan, Minn.


Alois Zelenke
[Source: Winthrop News (MN) Dec. 8, 1932, page 3; submitted by Robin Line]
Alois Zelenke, farmer residing 3 1/2 miles southeast of New Prague, shot a bald eagle which he found perched in a tree in the farm yard. Hearing a commotion Zelenke went out to the poultry yard and found the birds seeking hiding places. Looking about for the hawk he spied the eagle. The bird weighed 13 pounds and its wing spread measured 7 feet, 6 inches. The eagle was turned over to Francis Vopatek, local taxidermist, to be mounted.


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