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Thursday, February 7, 2013

Burlington Junction Missouri Newspaper Articles

I have transcribed these articles from one of the old newspapers and wanted to share them with you:

The County paper. (Oregon, Mo.) August 04, 1882
Mr. Will R. Gay, of Burlington Junction, was in town Monday, Maitland
The Holt County sentinel. (Oregon, Mo.) June 22, 1917
An incubator which was saved from a fire at the Phil Corken home, near Burlington Junction, was knocked about and jumbled up until nobody expected it to hatch any chickens-nobdy except Mrs. Corken.  She took the abused machine in hand 24 hours after the light had been put out, relighted it and rearranged the eggs.  The machine justified her faith by turning out 45 healthy chicks on scheduled time – less than a week after the fire.
The County paper. (Oregon, Mo.) June 08, 1883
Misses lettie walker and carrie jayne, of Burlington Junction were visiting Charles and wife nad our genial R.R. agen, Harvey Bainam, who is a cousin to miss walker.
The County paper. (Oregon, Mo.) June 15, 1883
Clark Spencer, brother of Perry J. Spencer arrived here Monday from Burlington Junction.  He contemplates purchasing a half interest in the Dan Martin Business shop.  He is a good workman, and will be glad to have him amongst us.
The County paper. (Oregon, Mo.) June 22, 1883
Mr. Danner, a prominent citizen of Burlington Junction was in our city last week.
The Holt County sentinel. (Oregon, Mo.) March 11, 1910
Mrs. Seib Carson and Mrs. Philip Schlotzhauer visited their mother, Mrs. Deneen, at Burlington Junction last week.
The Holt County sentinel. (Oregon, Mo.) February 09, 1917,
A little early for chick stories admits the Burlington Junction Post, but not too early for Mrs. W.P. Nicholas, who has 20 little chicks hatched the last week of January.
The Holt County sentinel. (Oregon, Mo.) February 10, 1905
John W. Morris, formerly of Forest City Star, Westboro Wave, the world at large, and at present running the World at Burlington Junciton was married last week to a Miss Ella Collins, of Bedford Iowa.

The Holt County sentinel. (Oregon, Mo.) November 07, 1902
Edgar A. Kellogg, of Craig, and Miss Fox, of Burlington Junction were quietly married at the bride’s home on Thursday last, October 30th, 1902.  We extend the young couple our heartiest congratulations.
The Holt County sentinel. (Oregon, Mo.) August 07, 1903
The colored populations of Nodaway county celebrated Empancipation day at Burlington Junction on Saturday last, August 1st.
The Holt County sentinel. (Oregon, Mo.) October 30, 1903
Burlington Junction World Mr. Lippman was recently granted a license to run a saloon in Maitland.
The Holt County sentinel. (Oregon, Mo.) August 05, 1904
Mrs. Ada Reese and daughter of Burlington Junction are here visiting her parents, Andy Burrier and wife.
The Holt County sentinel. (Oregon, Mo.) January 06, 1905
Miss Essie Burrier visited a few days with her sister, Mrs. Ada Reese, of Burlington Junction this and last week.
The Holt County sentinel. (Oregon, Mo.) May 26, 1905
Mrs. J.H. Bryant of Burlington Junction this state, was here last week, the guest of Rev. A.J. Brock and wife.  Mrs. Byrant is the Missouri agent for the Children’s home finding society of New York.
The Holt County sentinel. (Oregon, Mo.) 1883-1980, December 29, 1916
The question whether poultry in town pays was effectively answered last week in the Burlington Junction Post by Mrs. W.P. Nicholas.  Last March the Nicholas family moved from their farm to the town and took with the 86 trap-net selected hens.  These were mated with two high-scoring males and in the 9 ½ months up to December 14, the sales from this one-acre poultry yeard included $110 for eggs and $136 for stock.  The total expense was $50
The Holt County sentinel. (Oregon, Mo.) 1883-1980, December 29, 1916
A windmill having a horizontal instead of a vertical wheel is the recent invention of a Burlington Junction carpenter, Joe Anderson.  So eager is he to make a test of its advantages that h says if any man will furnish the material, he will make the wheel and let his back have the benefit of the mill without any charge for his services.

Tuesday, January 1, 2013

Green Iowa, Greene Recorder Newspaper Articles

I was just going back through my Ancestor Explorer Files and these articles were for a project I had used for a client and I wanted to share them with you all. 

Greene Recorder | Greene, Iowa | Wednesday, May 09, 1962 | Page 4
Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Shultz, Miss Glenn Starkweather, Mrs. Edwin Brunner and Lyle Shultz
attended funeral services for Arthur Ritter last Wednesday at Oelwein 

Oelwein Daily Register | Oelwein, Iowa | Wednesday, December 19, 1945 | Page 4
Pfc. Arthur Ritter has returned to Fort Leavenworth, Kans. after a 30 day furlough with his
wife 'and small daughter who live with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. W. J. Woods of this city.

Oelwein Daily Register | Oelwein, Iowa | Tuesday, May 03, 1960 | Page 4
Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Ritter, girl,Oelwein 

Oelwein Daily Register | Oelwein, Iowa | Saturday, December 12, 1959 | Page 3
Patricia Ritter is observing her thirteenth birthday today (Saturday). She is the daughter of Mr.
and Mrs. Arthur Ritter. 

Oelwein Daily Register | Oelwein, Iowa | Friday, May 04, 1962 | Page 4
We Wish To Thank Our friends, relatives and all those who helped in any way during our recent bereavement. Your personal assistance, floral offerings and sympathy messages are all gratefully appreciated.  Mrs. Arthur Ritter and Children 

Oelwein Daily Register | Oelwein, Iowa | Friday, August 31, 1956 | Page 4
Mr. and Mrs. W. J.. .Woods Merle and Dick, returned from Freeport, Ill where they had spent four days visiting at the home of their son-in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Ritter 

Oelwein Daily Register | Oelwein, Iowa | Wednesday, February 06, 1974 | Page 5
Mr. and Mrs. Russel Kuper, Oelwein, announce the approaching marriage of their daughter, Karilyn Sue, to
Richard Ritter, son of Mrs. Lloyd Clough, Hazleton, and the late Arthur Ritter.  A Feb. 23 wedding at Grace United Methodist church, Oelwein, is planned by the couple.  Miss Kuper is a 1973 graduate
of Oelwein Community High school and is with Gulf States Plastics.

Oelwein Daily Register | Oelwein, Iowa | Monday, January 24, 1966 | Page 5
Fousck, Ritter
Patricia Lou Ritter, daughter of Mrs. Dorothy Ritter and the late Arthur Ritter, became the bride of Gary Lee Fousek, son of Mr. and Mrs. Clare Fousek, all of Oelwein, Saturday, Jan. 22.
The 2 p.m. double ring ceremony was performed by the Rev. Paul Huscher at the First Methodist church at Strawberry Point. For the exchange of vows, the altar was appointed with arrangements of chrysanthemums.
Marcey Alderson presided at the organ and accompanied Mr. andMrs. Orvel Leyh who sang the duet,
"O Perfect Love."
The bride, given in marriage by her uncle, Merle Woods, Cedar Rapids, wore a floor-length gown of nylon sheer over acetate taffeta. The scoop necked bodice, with sheer sleeves, dipped to a "V" at the waist while the full skirt was swept 'back and caught with self {lowers. A pearl tiara held in place i the bride's fingertip-length veil of silk illusion. A pearl necklace and a cascade bouquet of red roses completed the bride's ensemble. 

Oelwein Daily Register | Oelwein, Iowa | Monday, April 30, 1962 | Page 6
A. F. Ritter Rites Will Be Wednesday ;
Funeral services for Arthur F. Ritter, 44, 1125 S. Frederick, Oelwein. will be at 2 p. in. Wednesday in Brant Funeral Home with the Rev. Howard Chartier officiating.  Burial will be in Woodlawn cemetery.  Mr. Ritter. a resident of Oelwein
for 10 years, was employed as a truck driver. He died at his home early Monday morning.  Surviving are his widow, Dorothy:
three daughters. Mrs. Dominic Quario. Fayette; Patricia and Cheryl, both at home and four sons sons: Thomas, Harry, Richard and Michael, at home. 
Also surviving are his father, Loyd, Rockford, Ill; eight sisters, Mrs. Ellen Martin, Mrs. Delvin Jones, Mrs. Don Huff, Mrs. Marie Earls, Mrs. Josephine Peterson and Edna, all of Illinois; Mildred of Missouri and Mrs. Dorothy Hayes, Wisconsin; and four brothers, Francis, John, Robert and Edward, Illinois.