Thanks for sending the tidbits from the Toledo Chronicle again. Really enjoy
reading about life back at the time of the ancestors. This list has been
somewhat quiet of late so it was good to receive some news. And speaking of
news, congratulations on your new name. Wishing you both the best. (I am
assuming you married, but if I'm sticking my "typewriter" in my mouth, I
----- Original Message -----
From: "Cyndi Hailey-Vertrees" <cvertrees(a)earthlink.net>
Sent: Sunday, April 20, 2003 11:43 PM
Subject: [IATAMA] The Toledo Chronicle March 26, 1885
the Toledo Chronicle
March 26, 1885
Mr. A. J. Dingee spent the Sabbath at LeGrand, with parents.
Judge Lewis, of Missouri Junction, fined three saloon keepers $3,000.
Chancy Stevens, who has been sick for some time, was in the city Monday.
Henry Bradbrook, living one mile east of Toledo, has been quite sick the
Tony Dragoon has quit Saloon keeping at Tama. He says the risks are too
R. M. Tenney and Dr. J. H. Stevens, of Indian Village, were in the city
Miss Clara Tripp, who has been teaching at Montour, has been visiting
friends in Toledo.
Short hand trial lessons sent free by mail, by the reporters' Bureau, Iowa
The way some Billiard Saloons are run they could easily be closed under
Mr. James Ross, of Cedar Rapids, was in the city Saturday, formerly a
citizen of Tama county.
Some ten or fifteen saloonists in Poweshiek county, were heavily fined at
the lst term of court.
Traer and Vicinity
Miss May Munger leaves this week for her home in Wisconsin.
Mr. H. Myers and family left Monday for Indiana where they will reside in
Miss Burk, of Gladbrook, is visiting relatives in town.
Three of our saloon keepers, Wade, Kroger, and Wulf refused to pay their
fines and were taken to Toledo to serve out their time. John Vorba the
bohemian saloonist skipped the country.
John Wentch left Monday for Hancock County.
John Crawford and Thomas Emmett leave the latter part of this week for the
west. The former goes to Dakota and the latter to O'Brien county.
Mrs. Brooks has been visiting with R. H. Moore and family the past week.
L. G. Kinne is in Washington D. C.
Easter Sunday comes on the 5th day of April.
At Blairstown the people indulge in baked bean sociables.
Al. Forker started for Chicago Monday night to buy new goods.
Will Ross took in the city of Garwin Wednesday on business.
L. Clark and W. F. Johnston were in Gadbrook Wednesday.
Mrs. L. B. Blinn went to Des Moines Tuesday for a short visit.
A very heavy emigration to northern Iowa and Dakota this spring.
Miss Jennie Bedford has been visiting her friend Miss Tillie Hendricks.
Drayman Cooper is building a house near the depot for his lime trade.
W. E. Hockett was looking after his farm near Garwin on Wednesday.
Some of our hunters are out looking after the frisky wild ducks and geese.
B. L. Knapp has been doing a good business in corn during the past week.
Mr. and Mrs. Knight Dexter were Marshalltown visitors on Wednesday.
Charley Cooper has located at Gladbrook working at eh tinning business.
Hens are making ready for Easter it seems. Plenty of the fruit in town
We are glad to chronicle the improved condition of Dr. Springer the past
Jack Norton heareafter will be found with S. O. Bishop, in the mason and
Mr. Samuel Krisman, of Rusham, Minnestota, has been visiting with Mr. A.
Wise the past week.
Mr. Andrew McElhinney, and old citizen was in town Friday. He is quite a
stranger to out burg.
Rumor has it that some of our Tama county people, who moved to Harrison
county last year, will return.
Cyndi Vertrees (Formerly Hailey)
Tama County, US Genweb Project
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