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Mrs. Rapp ~ Davenport, Iowa
Posted by: Deborah Brownfield - Stanley (ID *****1616) Date: January 17, 2007 at 00:52:26
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Sioux Valley News
Correctionville, Woodbury, Iowa
January 13, 1898

- James Lamon, a young farmer, saw a young lady on the streets of Burlington
for the first time, fell desperately in love, followed her home. She called
the police and now James has been assigned to duty on the stone pile while
Cupid refuses to go on his bond.

- Igna Blubaugh has returned to Melrose after an absence of eighteen years,
during which time he was believed to have died. He was forced to establish
his identity by means of a peculiar connection between two of his toes on
one foot.

- Mrs. Hamm and Mrs. Rapp have sued the Davenport Glucose company for
damages in the sums of $17,000 and $10,000 for the deaths of their husbands
that resulted from an explosion in the plant of the defendant company.

- A bequest has been left for the establishment of a Woman's Christian
association hospital at Council Bluffs.

- Newton Baptists have been left a handsome legacy by Mrs. Sarah H. Webster,
who died recently in Ohio.

- Ex-Judge Evans, one of the oldest settlers at Ames and for many years
prominent in that county, is dead.

- Dr. W.C. Wheeler has been appointed a member of the board of pension
examining surgeons at Leon.

- Charles Barnerd of Springville had his collar bone broken by a horse that
attacked him in the stall.

- David Stack received serious if not fatal injuries by being thrown from
his wagon at Burlington.

- J.F. Seahill, John and William Ambrose, have been arrested at Jefferson on
the charge of larceny.

- Orlon Caldwell has been arrested at Boone on the charge of disposing of
mortgaged property.

- A.F. Mitchell, druggist, Marshalltown, has given a mortgage of $1,307.71
to secure creditors.

- Joe Vannish of Iowa county has been held to the grand jury on the charge
of criminal assault.

- Mr. Ed Calloway has been arrested at Keokuk on the charge of passing
counterfeit money.

- It is said that the Musquawki Indians are having a profitable season in
hunting and trapping.

- It appears to be probable that W.E. Tucker will be the next postmaster at
Mason City.

- William Nolan and Peter Bensen, overcoat thieves, were fined $20 each at

- Charles Hofginger of Earling was seriously injured by falling into an
elevator bin.

- Gilbert Sheppard, an inmate, was found dead at the poor house of

- A New Sharon man has succeeded in preserving watermelons in perfect

- The Knights of the Globe is the last secret order to being business in the

- The Colo Banner appeared last week, being the first paper ever published

- Mrs. Thomas Sturgeon of Clarion fell on the icy sidewalk, breaking one of
her legs.

Posted at this site with Cathy's permission
Cathy Joynt Labath
Iowa Old Press

June 15, 1900
Daveport, Scott County, Iowa
1844 Fifth Street

Mary Raap, head, November 1843, 56, widow, eight children six living, Germany, Germany, Germany

Harry Raap, son, January 1874, 26, single, Iowa, Germany, Germany, Laborer-railroad

Wilhelm Raap, son, October 1875, 24, single, Iowa, Germany, Germany, broom maker

John Raap, son, June 1878, 21, single, Iowa, Germany, Germany, laborer-slaughterhouse

Martha Raap, daughter, October 1883, 16, single, Iowa, Germany, Germany, packer-?

[surname was clearly listed as Raap for the census] Do not know if this is the correct family or not?

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