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The Saint Paul Globe (Saint Paul, MN) Mon, 14 Jan 1901

Sauk Rapids Odds and Ends.

SAUK RAPIDS, Jan. 13.—(Special.)—Stephen Jones, aged 25 years, died at the home of his mother in Minden. Deceased succumbed to consumption after an illness of a year's duration. The funeral was held from St. Patrick's church.

At a meeting of the county commissioners the Free Press was made the official organ of Benton county.

Feb. 1 the J. Neils Lumber company will receive its first installment of logs over the new spur track route. The company intend to bank 2,000,000 feet before spring.

Frank Bastien, formerly assistant depot agent at this place, now of Spokane, had the misfortune to lose his right hand. While engaged in cleaning an engine the hand caught in one of the wheels and was crushed.

John Zuleger, of Langola, was fined $5 and costs in Justice Bell's court for using abusive language toward Emil Walberg, the barber.

At the Annual meeting of the Graham Mutual Fire Insurance company, held at Rice, the following officers were elected: President, Joseph Popp; vice-president, Joseph Fisher; secretary, Scott Thomas; treasurer, John Stellmach; directors, John Rudolph, of Buckman; J. P. Pattock, of Alberta; J. Thoen, of Graham; John Lehman, of Mayhew Lake; John Wilson, of St. George.

Transcribed 4 Oct 2019 by William Haloupek

Updated 4 Oct 2019 by William Haloupek

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