History of Stearns County, Minnesota Volume 2

History of Stearns County, Minnesota Volume 2

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1915 edition. Excerpt: ...of St. Augusta, dropped dead Friday while at work in the field. Joseph H. Edelbrock, who had lived in St. Cloud from his boyhood until 1877, when he removed to Melrose, died in that village Sunday. July 28.--Albert Smith has purchased of ex-Governor Marshall 160 acres of land on the east side of the Mississippi river, a little over half a mile from the city, paying $9 per acre for it. Henry Block, one of the early settlers of the town of St. Augusta, died Friday, aged 69 years. J. L. Meyer has sold his interest in the Nordstern to Rosenberger & Rentz. August 18.--Prof. D. L. Kiehle, principal of the Normal school, today received from Gov. Pillsbury the appointment of State Superintendent of Public Schools. Thomas C. McClure, one of the most prominent business men of St. Cloud, and one of the early settlers, having made this his home in 1857, died on the 12th inst., aged 54 years. Theodore Bruener assumed editorial control of the Nordstern this week, succeeding Mr. May. August 25.--Ex-Governor Stephen Miller, one of St. Cloud's early settlers, died at Worthington, in this state, on the 18th inst., aged 65 years. A numerously-signed petition asks the city council to purchase "Pine Garden," a tract of seven acres bordering on the Mississippi river and the ravine, for a public park. It is owned by George F. Brott, who offers it for $5,000 with a perfect title. September 22.--St. Cloud is in mourning over the death of President Garfield, September 19, after a heroic fight for life sacrificed by the assassin's bullet. September 29.--St. Cloud's best three hotels are without bars for the sale of liquor--the Central, the West and the Minnesota houses. It is not pleasant to learn that St. Cloud's two bands have both gone to pieces, ...show more

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  • Paperback
  • 189 x 246 x 28mm | 966g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • English
  • Illustrations, black and white
  • 1236860756
  • 9781236860750