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Sauk Rapids prepares for the Fight by Naming Committees.

SAUK RAPIDS, Minn., May 3.—(Special)—Peter Kujewa [Kujawa?] died at his home in Alberta, aged fifty-seven years, of Bright’s disease.

Mrs. Anna Lica, of Alberta, was examined in probate court and committed to the asylum at Fergus Falls. The woman is thirty-six years old and the mother of eight children, the youngest of which is six months old.

F. A. Gordon, of Renville county, has purchased the Stacia farm and will at once commence the erection of a sorghum plant, which will be in readiness for the fall crop.

The assessors of Benton county met with the county auditor for instructions and blanks to commence the tour of assessing property.

Deputy Public Examiner Koerner, of St. Paul, was inspection the books of the county officers this week.

The Foley people have filed their petition with the auditor praying for the removal of the county seat from Sauk Rapids to Foley. It is now our turn to work, and the following citizens were deputized by Clerk of Court Homan to act in the matter of securing names to remonstrance petition: J. H. Coates, H. Berg, John Burski, R. E. Cross, August Neils, J. A. Jochem, Oscar Daggett, William Czarnetzke, August Anderson, H. P. Wood, all of Sauk Rapids; J. B. Schouler [Schonler?], of Rice; D. McCarty, East St. Cloud; Scott Thomas, of Graham; G. S. Grant, of Ronneby.

The Saint Paul Globe (Saint Paul, MN) Sunday, 5 May 1901

Transcribed 9 Jun 2020 by William Haloupek

Updated 9 Jun 2020 by William Haloupek

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