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History of New Rockford: Nov. 23, 2020

A letter from former resident C.E. Clure in the Aug. 28, 1903, “Transcript,” said he and his family had moved to Palouse, Wash., where he would...

 

History of New Rockford: Nov. 16, 2020

At 11 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 23, 1903, Rev. Dr. Swenson, president of Bethany College, preached in Swedish at the Greenfield Church, rural Sheyenne,...

 

History of New Rockford: November 9, 2020

On August 18, 1903, William Cahill, having been found guilty of the murder of his brother, was taken to the State Penitentiary by Sheriff J.E....

 

History of New Rockford: Nov. 2, 2020

On Aug. 13, 1903, John West hauled a new Garr Scott threshing rig to his farm in east Eddy County to replace the one that had burned the previous...

 

History of New Rockford: Oct. 26, 2020

The August 7, 1903, “Transcript” mentioned the “Bismarck Palladium” and the “Jamestown Alert.” A new ad: Hotel Davies, Davies & Buesing,...

 

History of New Rockford: Oct. 9, 2020

A notice in the July 31, 1903, “Transcript” from Swanson Bros. [John and Sam], the Cash Store: “We now make our bow to the purchasing public of...

 

History of New Rockford: Oct. 5, 2020

At noon on July 22, 1903, Knute O. Vick and Sigrid Rude were married at the home of Mr. and Mrs. H.K. Rude of Freeborn, the bride’s parents, by...

 

History of New Rockford: Sept. 28, 2020

On July 17, 1903, Walter Immel and Mr. and Mrs. George M. Pike and family returned from the Chautauqua, as did the younger members of the Treffry...

 

History of New Rockford: Sept. 21, 2020

The July 10, 1903, “Transcript” carried an ad for Ulrich Sprecher: For sale at his farm 5 miles southwest of New Rockford until October 1— two m...

 

History of New Rockford: Sept. 14, 2020

July 4, 1903, was chilly. There were New Rockford people at the Chautauqua Grove (J. Adam Bede was the orator; Mr. and Mrs. E.B. Thomson and family...

 

History of New Rockford: Sept. 7, 2020

On June 30, 1903, Mrs. A.W. Cady, who had been in New Rockford for two years, sold her millinery business to Mrs. G.K. Gullicks, who would move the...

 

History of New Rockford: August 31, 2020

On June 24, 1903, Mr. and Mrs. C.E. Leslie and son Myron of Carrington and Mrs. Emma F. Shields and son James of Glen Falls, N.Y., drove up from...

 

History of New Rockford: August 24, 2020

On June 17, 1903, James B. Dafoe and George Nunn drove down from the Sheyenne country. Carrington cigar maker Dan Condlin/Condling was in town,...

 

History of New Rockford: August 17, 2020

The June 12, 1903, “Transcript” said that Mrs. B.M. Rantz was recovering from her appendectomy and could sit up. Blacksmith John Olson’s little...

 

History of New Rockford: August 10, 2020

On Sunday, June 7, 1903, Mr. and Mrs. J.G. Dailey were in New Rockford. The Children’s Day exercises at the Congregational Church saw the building ...

 

History of New Rockford: August 3, 2020

On June 3, 1903, Bank of Sheyenne cashier S.G. Severtson was in town on business. Peter Nelson of the Sheyenne Valley attended court. F.B. Ewald...

 

History of New Rockford: July 27, 2020

During the week of May 24 to 30, 1903, plumbers were piping [underground?] the new acetylene gas lighting plant at Lamborn and Dakota on two corner...

 

History of New Rockford: July 20, 2020

At 1 p.m. May 25, the District Court convened in New Rockford; there were a number of civil cases, some of which were the following: P.H. West vs....

 

History of New Rockford: July 13, 2020

On May 21, 1903, Gilbert Bymoen from northwest of town, Joseph Christ from the Superior District, Jack McAvoy from Tiffany, John Hogan, and A.F....

 

History of New Rockford: July 06, 2020

The May 15, 1903, “Transcript” said that Mrs. W.O. Baird had a sling on her arm for a sore hand. A note said that the title to the East Side...

 

History of New Rockford: June 29, 2020

The May 8, 1903, “Transcript” carried an article from the “Jamestown Alert” which claimed that New Rockford had had automobiles for years and...

 

History of New Rockford: June 22, 2020

The May 1, 1903, “Transcript” mentioned the “Litchville Bulletin.” A letter to the paper from Robert Walden indicated he and his family had...

 

History of New Rockford: June 15, 2020

The April 24, 1903, “Transcript” said the mail route from Oberon to Ft. Totten had been changed; it would go from Sheyenne to Ft. Totten. Two...

 

History of New Rockford: June 08, 2020

About 9 p.m. April 16, 1903, a fire was discovered in Nathan Flater’s blacksmith shop. It had started in one of the forges and had burned much of...

 

History of New Rockford: June 1, 2020

The April 10, 1903, “Transcript” had an article on the local telephone situation. Noxon & Oglesby had around 100 telephones in New Rockford, plus...

 

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