Walcott "Town Gossip"

Daily Times
Davenport, Scott, Iowa
May 6, 1900


Walcott, Ia., May 7- Mr. and Mrs. Goettsch, of Davenport, were guests of
friends here Sunday...Mrs. John Stouffer and child visited friends in
Keystone, Ia. last week...Ed Stockdale is visiting relatives in Lake
Park...Miss Hilda Mann entertained a few friends at lunch Sunday
evening...Mrs. Wm Schwarting, daughters Alma and Linda, and Miss Martha
Schwarting, were shopping in Davenport Saturday....Mrs. H.W. Behrens
celebrated his birthday last Tuesday...Mrs. Thoms Byrius and children, of
Durant, are guests of Mrs. Kegel...Conrad Dietz celebrated his birthday
Tuesday. There were over 200 present and a most enjoyable time is
reported...Henry Buentz, aged 70, suicided by haning at his home, four miles
north of here Saturday morning. The funeral was held from the home of his
daughter, Mrs. Keohn, Monday at 10 o'clock with interment in Walcott
cemetery...Mr. and Mrs. Philip Dietz are visiting their children in Hurlau.

Daily Times
Davenport, Scott, Iowa
June 1, 1900


Walcott, May 29- A large number from here attended the funeral of Mr.
Gasseling in Davenport last Thursday. ..Mrs. Bock returned to her home in
Lake Park Monday evening...Mrs. C.H. Wichmann was called to Rock Rapids
Aturday on account of the death of her brother-in-law...Mrs. Otesen, the
popular Davenport milliner spent Sunday here with friends... Mr. R.W.
Behrens and Mrs. B. Schwarting were Davenport visitors last week...A crowd
of young people from here attended bird shooting in Stockton Sunday...Mrs.
Fromme and Mrs. Jensen drove to Davenport last Thursday...Ben Schwarting was
in Morris, Ill. Sunday on account of the death of his friend, T.F.
Morrissey, a railway and mail clerk...The children's day exercises at the
chapel Sunday afternoon were very pleasing and will attend...Mrs. Ernest
Moeller went to Round Lake, Minn. Sunday evening to visit her daughter Mrs.
Diehn...Claus Petersen and Ernst Moeller have commenced work on their new

Davenport Times
Davenport, Scott, Iowa
Sep 20, 1900

     Walcott, Ia., Sept 19- Miss Young of Iowa City is the guest of Mrs.
Kegel...Miss Olga Behrens was a Davenport visitor last Wednesday...Mrs. Wm.
Schwarting has returned from a visit to Lake Park...John Bader is enjoying a
visit from his brother and niece of Johnstown, Pa...Miss Nonie Stockdale
came home from Iowa City Friday and spent Sunday with her parents...Mrs.
Ella Davis, of Malcolm, is visiting her daughter, Mrs. Ben Schwarting...Mrs.
Ben Schwarting celebrated her birthday Tuesday.

Davenport Times
Davenport, Scott, Iowa
Sep 25, 1900

     Walcott, Ia, Sept 25- B. Schwarting, Sr. has gone to Green Bay, Wis.
for a few weeks visit this his sons...Mrs. John Stockdale is entertaining
friends from Moline...Mrs. Ella Davis returned to her home in Malcom
Thursday...Robert Beunewitz was confined to his home with illness last
week...Miss Verne Stockdale has gone to Iowa City to attend school...Dixon
Stockdale has returned to his home in Chicago...Miss Alma Sindt has been
quite ill but is recovering...Mrs. L. Bennewitz is visiting with friends in
Lake Park.

Daily Times
Davenport, Scott, Iowa
Friday, April 6, 1906

     WALCOTT, Ia., April 5- Little Nona Stouffer celebrated her birthday on Tuesday.
     Mrs. Gus Stueben, of Davenport, Ia., came on Tuesday to spend the day with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. L. Hinz.
     Miss Meta Brugman was a passenger for Davenport on Tuesday.
     Louis Nagel and family have moved into their new home which has recently been vacant since Heidt Bros. have moved to North Dakota.
     Mr. and Mrs. Carl Iversen were surprised on Sunday evening by the Schwenzel club.
     Mrs. E. Freidrich and daughter, Elinora, left for Davenport, Ia., on Monday, where they will visit a few days with relatives and friends.

Daily Times
Davenport, Scott, Iowa
Tuesday, April 10, 1906

     WALCOTT, Ia., April 7- Louis Dommann left for Bennett, Ia., on Thursday having come here to attend the marriage of his sister, Lillian, to Albert G. Arp.
      Mr. and Mrs. Henry Arp of Davenport attended the Dommann and Arp wedding on Wednesday.
     At the home of the bride's parents, Mr. and Mrs. John Dommann occurred on Wednesday evening at 5 o'clock the marriage of their daughter, Miss Lillian to Albert G. Arp, of Tipton, Ia. Rev. A.H. Grief, pastor of Kreuz Kirche, of Davenport, officiated in the presence of about 10 relatives. The house was beautifully decorated with flowers and foliage and a nutpial bower was formed in which the ceremony took place. The only attendant of the bridal couple was little Nonia Stouffer cousin of the bride, who was a flower girl. After the ceremony a wedding supper was served. Mr. and Mrs. Albert G. Arp will make their future home in Tipton, Ia. where the groom has charge of the grain elevator owned by Dommann & Co. The bride is a charming young woman and both the bride and groom will have a large host of friends in this vicinity who will wish them much joy and good luck in their new home.

Daily Times
Davenport, Scott, Iowa
Thursday, April 13, 1906

     WALCOTT, Ia., April 12- Mr. and Mrs. P.A. Reinbrecht of Sunbury, Ia. spent Sunday with Mrs. Peter Wiese.
     Mrs. Theo Moellenbeck celebrated her birthday on Sunday.
     J.E. Stockdale went to Iowa City on Friday to visit with his parents.
     Mrs. William Schwarting returned home on Sunday having spent several days with her sister in Sunbury, Ia.

 Daily Times
Davenport, Scott, Iowa
Tuesday, April 20, 1906

     WALCOTT, April 13- Hans Soenke of Davenport visited with his daughter, Mrs. W. Ruge, last week.
     Mrs. Henry Moeller celebrated her birthday on Saturday.
     Miss Nonie Hinrichs spent the Sabbath at home with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. K. Hinrichs.

 Daily Times
Davenport, Scott, Iowa
Saturday, April 28, 1906

     Walcott, April 24- Mrs. Emma Boldt of North Dakota is visiting with her parents, Mrs. and Mrs. J. C. Reissen.
     Lillie Iversen celebrated her birthday on Saturday.
     Ed Stockdale left for Iowa City where he will visit a few days with his mother.
     Mr. and Mrs. T.C. Reissen visited with their daughter, Mrs. E. Werner on Friday.

Daily Times
Davenport, Scott, Iowa
Friday, August 3, 1906


     WALCOTT, Ia., Aug 1- Mrs. Gus Stueben visited a few days with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Louis Hinz, last week.
     Miss Hertha Moeller visited with relatives in Maysville on Sunday.
     Miss Norma Hinz is visiting her sister, Mrs. Gus Stueben, in Davenport for a few weeks.
     Mr. and Mrs. John Dommann returned home from their trip up north on Saturday evening.

Daily Times
Davenport, Scott, Iowa
Friday, Dec. 26, 1906

    Mr. and Mrs. Adolph Stoltenberg and daughter Clara of Davenport spent Xmas with the latter's mother, Mrs. P. Wiese.
    Mr. and Mrs. Robert Benewitz attended the wedding of Robert Sindt at Davenport Wednesday.
    Mr. and Mrs. Gus Stueben of Davenport spent Christmas with the latter's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Lewis Hintz.
    John Dietz celebrated his birthday with a large party of friends and relatives on Wednesday.
    Mr. and Mrs. Henry Geertz of Davenport spent Xmas at the home of the latter's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Conrad Dietz.
    Gustive Siebke passed another milestone in life Wednesday.
    Mr. and Mrs. Willie Damann of Lansford, N.D. arrived here Saturday to spend a month with relatives and friends.
    Mr and Mrs. Albert Arp of Tipton are spending the holidays with the latter's parents, Mr. and Mrs. John Damann.
    Fred Henricks of Chicago spent Christmas at the home of his parents, Dr. and Mrs. Henricks.
    The Misses Lena and Annie Heesch of Hinkinson, N.D. are visiting at the home of their uncle, A. Elholm.
    Louis Mann of Osbin, Neb., is visiting at the home of his sister, Miss Hilda Mann.
    Mr. and Mrs. Ad Rathjen are the happy parents of a baby boy.