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Platte Co., NE - Monroe 1905 (Jul-Sep) News NEGenWeb Project
Monroe Looking Glass
1905 Newspaper Extracts (July - September)

Please note that these are selected articles only and I do not have access to the full year of newspapers. Also, I have retained the original wording and spelling from the articles. I realize they contain many typographical errors. A special thanks to Charlotte Morton for loaning me these newspapers and to Shirley Martys for typing them!
September 28, 1905

Eva Larson spent Sunday with relatives in Monroe. ... Mr Percy and family left Monday for his new home in Kansas. ... E.A. Gerrard went to Columbus Wednesday. ... Mrs Curt Hollingshead returned from Columbus Wednesday. ... C.A. Gerrard and wife of Lindsay spent Sunday in Monroe. ... Robert Saley the piano man was in Monroe on Saturday. ... Mr McNeil the painter has gone east for a visit. ... Mr Geo. Smith was down from Fullerton on Saturday; he reports all well with the family. ... D.W. Zeigler and daughter Miss May were in Columbus Saturday between the trains. ... Mrs Max Miller from north of Columbus is visiting friends in Monroe last week. ... Mrs E. Cole is receiving a visit from her mother Mrs Smith of Kewanee Ills. ... Mrs Ruth Kenyon returned home Tuesday from her eastern trip. ... C.W. Zeigler came up with his automobile yesterday; it looks neat, and Charles enjoys it. ... Mrs Marshall McWilliams was visiting Mrs Stella Lightner the first of the week. ... Ward Ladd had quite a serious accident Tuesday; he fell between two freight cars and received several painful brusies. ... Isaiah Lightner was taken quite sick last Friday night; we are glad to learn that he is out again, but not fully recovered. ... Last week F.K. Strother became the proprietor of the Thurston home in Monroe, and also the Croshaw place east of town. In the deal Thurston gets a farm near Primrose. ... Gerrad & Nailor have applied for a patent on their process for whitening flour; they have stgruck a bonanza it seems. Their process meets with large approval by the experts. ... The Republican is meeting with large success in getting up its special edition; it will probably be a good thing for this locality and especially for the promotors. ... Mrs Gleason and son who have been visiting relatives here for the past three weeks returned to her home at Chicago Monday. Mathew Gleason left Monday for Chicago where he goes to complete his studies. ... Mrs N.T. Rich of St Edwards was visiting her brother J.T. Smith and family the first of the week. ... Jennie, Ada and Stella Lindblad withdraw from school to assist in the beet fields.

OCONEE NOTES - James Baker was here Wednesday posting sale bills for a public sale of cattle and horses at his place Oct., 4th. ... E.N. Blore has gone to Albion in the interests of the Emersons Seed Co. ... Mrs August Johnson is enjoying a visit from her sister who lives in Omaha. ... Mr and Mrs Angell were callers here Monday. ... Oconee Sunday Schools will observe Rally Day. ... The Murdock Elevator has been repaired and painted, which gives a neat appearance to the premisis. ... L. Gerrard and son Clarence were here in their automobile Tuesday looking after their farm interests in this vicinity.

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