M.A. KRINKE DEAD: One of Bear Valley’s Prominent Citizens Passes Away.
One of the saddest events which it has been the lot of THE TRIBUNE to chronicle of recent date is the sudden death of Michael A. Krinke of Bear Valley, which occurred last evening about 7 o’clock. Mr. Krinke had been ill for several years and was constantly under medical treatment, everything possible having been done to effect a recovery, though without avail. On Monday Dr. Witherstine of Rochester, was called in consultation with Dr. Cremer and an effort made to turn the downward tendency of the diseases which were effecting him, but the patient was apparently liable to go at any moment and their worst fears were realized when Dr. Cremer called last evening only to find everything in confusion and to learn that Mr. Krinke had expired a few minutes before his arrival.
April 4, 1894: Mr. Krinke was buried last Saturday. Over forty teams were in procession which followed the remains to their last resting place.
W.J. Disney returned from Chicago and Joliet, Ill., and reports that people complain of hard times in Illinois as well as in Minnesota. The farmers in Will County around Joliet, were busy putting in their crops, and grass looked as though spring had come to stay.
William Potter has moved into the rooms over the blacksmith shop. Houses seem to be scarce. There is not a vacant house in town.
South Zumbro Falls can now boast of street lights. Water works come next.
Iver Pederson has purchase the blacksmith shop of Kirkham Bros.
J.C. Disney bought a $50 nickel-trimmed harness of W.J. Disney made to order by Beardsley & Webster of Rochester. John, is not this a little extravagant these democratic times?
Mrs. John Disney, Sr., one of the first settlers in the town of Gilford, is dangerously ill at the home of her daughter, Mrs. A.J. Field.
John Mickow, Jr. is building him a new house on the land he purchased of Geor. Motz.
Mr. George Lynch and Miss Alta Strickland were married Thursday evening at the residence of the bride’s parents. Ed Herman acted as groomsman and Miss Belle Lynch as bride’s maid. The Zumbro Falls tin band serenaded them on Friday evening, and after playing half a dozen or more selections they were invited in and treated to cake, lemonade, etc.
R.A. Johnson, the gunsmith who located here last winter, has removed his family to Wabasha, his former home.
R. Poncelet and son, Mike will remain here during summer and work at their trade, whitewashing, plastering, etc.
Marriage: Mr. John Hartman and Miss Elizabeth Clemens – April 3, 1894
Special Council Meeting was held March 28, 1894 for the purpose of hearing and acting on applications to sell intoxicating liquors. Applicants: N.J. Majerus with Phillip Arendt and N.J. Almeter as sureties, and license was granted. Thomas Hallaway’s application with John Searles and Lewis Ahneman as sureties and license was granted. John Hilger with Anton and Joseph Grossback as sureties and license was granted.
Water Mains: The new village council at their last meeting discussed the advisability of extending the mains four blocks, commencing at Gregoire’s corner and going two blocks north to Noel’s corner and commencing at Majerus’ saloon and going one block south to Evertz’ corner thence one block east to Hyde’s corner. The cost will be about $1500.
WANTS DAMAGES: John Ferber claims to have been injured $5000 worth.
The village of Mazeppa has been sued for $5,000. Damages for injury to the leg of John Ferber of Pine Island, who stumble and fell because of a defective sidewalk about eighteen months ago. He had recovered from breaking the leg when he came over to Mazeppa on livery duty. While walking down the sidewalk near Z.B. Page & Co.’s a misplaced or poorly fastened plank tripped him. He arouses and walked to the livery barn and stood around for some time without showing signs of serious injury. Papers were served on Pres. Engelhart and Recorder Munger. While this suit may not amount to much the village should take the cue and always keep the sidewalks in proper shape to avoid such cases.
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