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Lyman County, South Dakota  Genealogy

Lyman County Argus Leader
 and Oacoma Gazette Leader  

Both published at Oacoma, SD

1906 and 1910

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Posted online 09 Feb 2011


"Down Memory Lane" - 100 years ago  articles are extracted (in five-year increments) from the old newspaper-bound books and transcribed for re-publication in the
 Chamberlain-Oacoma Sun . Transcribed and submitted by Mark Nesladek,   Thanks Mark!  Indexed barbara stallman-speck                     


NAME

CONTENT AND NEWSPAPER AND ITS ISSUE DATE

ALBERT

G.M. Albert is now in the business of milking cows and is enjoying his Sharples cream separator.  May 17, 1906   Gaz

ANDERSON

Supt. Chas. J. Anderson was forced to swim Mud Hole and Bull Creek on his return from Iona due to the dangerous crossing of the White River.   March 15, 1906 

ANDERSON

Two Lyman county citizens, Mr. Albert Anderson of Cavite and Miss Nona Andrews of Hilmoe were married Wednesday in Chamberlain.   March 8, 1906 

ANDERSON

Miss Mary E. Anderson gave a recital and bird and child impersonations at the Congregational church Sunday.   March 8, 1906 

ANDERSON

The infant child of Mr. and Mrs. Christen Anderson from east of Van Metre died of pneumonia Tuesday.   March 31, 1910 

ANDERSON

Charles J. Anderson is a candidate for the office of superintendent of schools in the June primary.   May 19, 1910 Arg

ANDERSON

Anderson Lumber Company is selling coal at 50 cents per ton.  Sept. 8, 1910  Arg    

ANDERSON

Albert Anderson and Nona Andrews were married in Chamberlain yesterday.  March 1, 1906  Gaz

ANDREWS

Nona Andrews and Albert Anderson were married in Chamberlain yesterday.  March 1, 1906 Gaz

ANDREWS

Two Lyman county citizens, Miss Nona Andrews of Hilmoe and Mr. Albert Anderson of Cavite were married Wednesday in Chamberlain.   March 8, 1906 

ARDMORE

A baby boy arrived at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Ardmore of Van Metre Sept. 9.  Sept. 29, 1910   Arg

ARGO

Four lawyers in Oacoma – Wm. Williamson, Jr., J.G. Bartine, I.N. Auld, and C.S. Argo.    Feb. 15, 1906   Gaz

ARGO

Miss Kate Argo took her kitten on the morning train to Presho. Cats are very scarce in Presho.  Feb. 22, 1906   Gaz

ARGO 

Argo and Sweeney are moving their business to Presho  April 5, 1906  Gaz

ARGUS-LDR

The Gazette-Leader was sold to the Argus October 16, 1906. The two papers combined will become the Lyman County Argus-Leader. The Gazette-Leader ran since November 1896.

ASHMORE

A clothing store will soon open in Reliance. E. Ashmore and Ed Smith are the proprietors. Aug. 18, 1906    Arg

AULD

I.N. AULD had the lucky number for the doll give-away at Scott and Bank New Year’s Day. Jan 4 1906   Gaz

AULD

Oacoma Lawyers  – Wm. Williamson, Jr., J.G. Bartine, I.N. Auld, and C.S. Argo. Feb. 15, 1906   Gaz

AULD

Phone lines are being extended and new phones added. H.A. Holmes and I.N. Auld are the latest with phones. Feb. 22, 1906   Gaz

AXLUND

An auto garage and repair shop was built east of the jewelry store in Kennebec by F. Axlund and R. Steininger.     July 21, 1910 Arg

BARTHOLOW

Miss Rozina Bartholow  of Reliance and M.D. Eastly of Presho obtained their marriage license. May 31 1906 Gaz. 

BARTHOLOW

Miss Tiny Bartholow and M.D.F. Eastly of Dirkstown were married Sunday.  June 16, 1910  Arg

BARTIN

Danny Bartin has plans to open a café in Reliance.  Aug. 18, 1906   Arg

BARTINE

Oacoma lawyers – Wm. Williamson, Jr., J.G. Bartine, I.N. Auld, and C.S. Argo. Feb. 15, 1906   Gaz

BARTINE

J.G. Bartine, T.B Strong, and W.E. Hollenback witnessed the dedication of the new state capitol building in Pierre last week     July 7, 1910  Arg

BARTINE

A cement swimming tank was built in Attorney Bartine’s hog yard so the hogs can swim at their pleasure.       Arg   July 28, 1910

BARTINE & MCLAIN

The pioneer firm of BARTINE & MCLAIN dissolved their partnership the first of the year. Mr. Bartine will continue law, loan and abstract business in Oacoma. Jan. 20, 1910  Arg

BARTON

Daniel D. Barton and Miss Winona Huntsman, both of Reliance were married at 10 p.m. in the home of Mr. and Mrs. W.C. Spaulding of Oacoma.   April 14, 1910  Arg

BEAR GOODFACE

Thomas Bear Good Face and were married at the Congregational parsonage on Wednesday. Oct. 13, 1910  Arg

BEHLING

Leona Behling and Wm. Whitford were united in marriage at the M.E. parsonage in Kennebec May 23  June 2, 1910  Arg

BELL

Miss Maud Bell married William Haviland Feb. 28. Both live near Iona.  March 10, 1910   Arg

BELL

Miss Minnie Salzmann AND Mr. Henry Bell of Iona were married Monday morning April 11 at the home of Rev. and Mrs. T.J. Black.  April 21, 1910  Arg 

BENEDICT

M.C. BENEDICT, Oacoma jeweler and optician, will being to travel west to towns of Kennebec and  Presho soon. Jan. 11, 1906  Gaz

BENSON

J.B. BENSON has begun putting up his summer supply of ice.    Jan. 13, 1910    Arg

BENSON

Carpenters are putting up Benson’s large ice house on Dougan Avenue. Jan. 11, 1906  Gaz

BENSON

Marcus Martens made a heroic rescue and saved J.B. Benson from drowning after falling in while cutting ice in the ice waters of the Missouri River.    Feb. 3, 1910    Arg

BENSON

Mr. Benson now has his large ice house filled to capacity.   Feb. 8, 1906  

BENSON

L.H. Dunn, Chas. Pilker and John B. Benson candidates for Lyman Co sheriff.  Mar 10, 1910   Arg

BENSON

Mrs. Benson of Reliance will open a restaurant in the Forcyth building in Reliance. Oct. 6, 1910   Arg

BENSON

J.B. Benson is fixing up his ice house getting ready for a new crop of ice. Nov. 8, 1906 Arg

BENSON

J.B. Benson has his ice house nearly ready for this season’s ice crop.   Dec. 20, 1906   Arg 

BERTELS

Mr. George W. BERTELS of Vivian and Miss Jennie HOLLENBECK of Logan, Iowa were married at the parsonage Saturday by Rev. HART.   Jan. 27, 1910  Arg

BETTS

Deputy Sheriff Betts rounded up eight hobos in Reliance who were making trouble. All eight were fined $10 each and sentenced to five days hard labor.  Oct. 18, 1906 Gaz

BICE

Charles BICE’s drayline business was purchased by Marcus MARTIN.   Jan. 20, 1910  Arg

BICE

Chas. H. Bice is taking order for a nursery in Oacoma.   March 29, 1906 

BICE

Chas. L. Bice of Oacoma married Harriett R. Cross at her parents’ home in White Lake. Oct. 27, 1910   Arg

BLACK

Mr. and Mrs. T.J. Black of Iona had a new baby girl July 3.  July 14, 1910  

BOND

Miss Susie Bond of Iona and Dr. J.W. Murray of Texas were married June 1 in Chamberlain. June 9, 1910  Arg

BORCHERDING

John Borcherding is the new sheriff-elect.   Dec. 15, 1910  Arg

BOWLEY

F.M. Bowley held his annual “Dam Bee” last Monday near Van Metre. Oct. 25, 1906  Arg

BROWN

John Zembsch has taken a job as assistant cashier at Security Bank in Kennebec. R.E. Brown will be the assistant cashier at the Reliance Savings Bank.  March 10, 1910   Arg

BROWN

Billy Brown found some six-inch in length wheat heads in his fields.  July 19, 1906 Gaz 

BROWN

Jack Brown and David Gannaway  went duck hunting at Red Lake and became chilled and exhausted and died of exposure.  Oct. 25, 1906  Arg

BUCHTEL

Mr. and Mrs. Robert Buchtel of Iona are rejoicing the arrival of a baby girl. Nov. 3, 1910 Arg

BUCKLAND

Mr. and Mrs. F.L. Buckland welcomed a baby girl into their home Sat. morning. Mar 8, 1906 

BUCKLAND

Infant daughter of Mr. and Mrs. F.L. Buckland died Friday.  Sept. 13, 1906  

BUNDY

Rev. Newton Bundy is the new pastor at the Christian church. Sept. 1, 1910   Arg

CALDWELL

Miss Maggie Seath and Mr. Harry Caldwell were married Tuesday, March 14 at the M.E. parsonage in Kennebec.   March 24, 1910  Arg

CALIHAN

The Van Metre hotel is now owned by Mr. and Mrs. Everett Calihan.   March 31, 1910 

CARLSON

Mr. Carlson to open up a general store in Reliance once his stock arrives.  Mar 22, 1906     Gaz

CARRICK

William Carrick has a cobblers outfit and is ready for repair work.   Dec. 13, 1906  Arg

CASEY

Mike Casey plans to construct a 24x80 foot building in Kennebec. The upstairs will be used as a hall and the lower floor a butcher shop and real estate business.   March 8, 1906 

CASEY

 Thos. McGuigan’s and the Casey Bros. new automobiles arrived Thursday in Kennebec. Mr. and Mrs. J.C. Casey are making a map of Lyman county.  July 14, 1910  

CATH. CHURCH

Catholics in Kennebec are planning to erect a new church. Aug. 2, 1906  Gaz

CHAPMAN

Walter A. Smith and R.G. Chapman were initiated Monday night into the secrets of the three links of the Odd Fellows Lodge.   Feb. 8, 1906  

CHERRINGTON

Grant Cherrington is putting in a blacksmith shop in Reliance. Aug. 18, 1906  Arg

CHURCH

L.E. CHURCH, an old time resident of Oacoma, passed away yesterday.  Jan. 18, 1906  Gaz

CLARK

DeWitt Clark of Reliance received 62 bushels to the acre of his oat field.  Aug. 4, 1910  Arg

CLOUD

Former Reliance resident Perry O. Cloud was married to Miss Ann Nokes of Platte Sept. 28.  Oct. 6, 1910   Arg

COLTA

Miss Jessie Colta  and Cary Fulwider were married Tuesday, Dec. 18 in Oacoma by Rev. Pope. They will live in Iona.   Dec. 20, 1906   Arg 

COLUMBUS COLLEGE

The main building of Columbus College in Chamberlain burned to the ground Sunday morning, Feb. 20.    Feb. 24, 1910   Arg

Comm Club, Oacoma

The Commercial Club of Oacoma is proposing to build a canning factory. It would can corn, tomatoes, peas, beans, cabbages, squash and beets.   Arg  Dec. 1, 1910

CONDON

Miss Katie Condon and Vern Van Scack of Iona were married Aug 22. Aug. 23, 1906   Gaz

CONEY, the educated horse

Coney, the educated horse, performed some fine stunts at the Harvest Home Festival in Oacoma. He can balance, add, subtract and spell.   Sept. 20, 1906   Gaz

CONNER

Argo & Sweeney have a new stenographer – Miss Georgia Conner.  Jan. 18, 1906  Gaz

COSGROVE

Arthur Eymer and Miss Purlue Cosgrove, both of Reliance, were married November 16 in Mitchell   Nov. 22, 1906   Arg

COUNTY SEAT

Oacoma is the county seat of Lyman county. Jan. 25, 1906  Gaz

COWELL

John Cowell and sons went to the reservation for some wood.    July 19, 1906  Gaz

CRAFT

E.N. Craft and family were welcomed to the community by 16 neighbors Thursday evening at a gathering where social games were played.  Feb. 3, 1910    Arg

CRAIG

Miss Azetta Craig and Fred Harpole and were married Christmas Day in the parlor of the Germania Hotel in Oacoma.     Arg   Dec. 29, 1910

CREIGHTON

Mr. and Mrs. Archie Creighton welcomed a daughter on June 15. June 23, 1910  Arg

CROSS

Harriett R. Cross married Chas. L. Bice of Oacoma at her parents’ home in White Lake.  Oct. 27, 1910   Arg

CULLEN

Miss Petronilla Cullen and Minne B. Reed earned 1st grade teaching certificates.  April 26, 1906  

CUMMINGS

Clate Sibley, Al Sibley, Jimmie Frank and William Cummings joined the IOOF lodge in Oacoma.    Aug. 4, 1910  Arg

DAMS/ARGO

Various dams in Lyman county will be stocked of fish thanks to Judge C.S. Argo. Feb. 8, 1906  

DAVIS

Ira Davis will add more pool tables to his pool hall. July 5, 1906 Gaz

DEAHL

Miss Margretta Deahl and Mr. Frank Toske,   both of Zickrick were married in Chamberlain. Aug. 18, 1906   Arg

DENT

Will Hollenback, T.B. Strong, Clark Hollenback, R.S. Machay, and Will Dent left on a long trip to Canada and will be gone about two months.  Arg   July 28, 1910 

DEWIRE

Jas. DeWire is the station agent in Reliance.   March 22, 1906     Gaz

DEWOLF

Oacoma school principal, Miss Effie DeWolf, is seriously ill with typhoid. Feb. 15, 1906   Gaz

DICE

Clara Dice and William Williamson Jr. were married at high noon at the bride’s parents’ home in Sweeney on Wednesday. The bride teaches at the Oacoma school. Oct. 6, 1910   Arg

DILLON

John Dillon was recently appointed as Indian Trader on the reservation and will open is store soon.     April 26, 1906   Gaz

DIPTHERIA

The diphtheria scare is about over in the Van Metre community.   Dec. 8, 1910   Arg

DIRKS

“Queen of Oacoma” the pleasure boat owned by Peter B. Dirks, was put into the water the first part of this week.  March 31, 1910 

DIRKS

Peter B. Dirks is the chairman of the Oacoma Town Council.   April 28, 1910  Arg

DIRKS

Peter Dirks and County Auditor John M. Johnson caught over 100 fish in the dam at the Dirks Bros. ranch.  July 14, 1910 Arg

DIXON

Florence Pendall has resigned her position as “hello” girl at the Draper Telephone Exchange. Faith Dixon is the new “hello” girl.  (telephone operator)   March 17, 1910  

DOGAGER

Carl Dogager and Fred Tagtow are husking corn for Cary Suiter of Iona. Feb. 24, 1910   Arg

DRAFAL

Fred Drefal of Reliance took out his citizens papers in Oacoma this week.  June 16, 1910  Arg

DUNCAN

Three physicians and surgeons in Oacoma – Dr. A.T. Ishkanian, C.S. Langley and S.W. Duncan.   Feb. 15, 1906   Gaz

DUNKEL

Lee N. Dunkel was elected Lyman county cattle inspector.   March 29, 1906 

DUNLAP

A.C. Dunlop earned the early potato medal for Lyman County.  June 23, 1910  Arg

DUNN

L.H. Dunn, Chas. Pilker and John B. Benson candidates for Lyman County sheriff. March 10, 1910   Arg

EASTLY

Miss Maud EASTLY of Lyman county and Mark THOMPSON were married Jan. 1 in Chamberlain.    Jan. 4, 1906  Gaz 

EASTLY

M.D. Eastly of Presho and Miss Rozina Bartholow of Reliance obtained their marriage license.  June 2, 1910  Arg

EASTLY

M.D.F. Eastly and Miss Tiny Bartholow of Dirkstown were married Sunday.  June 16, 1910  Arg

EGAN

A son was born Jan. 29 to Mr. and Mrs. Ed Egan of Kennebec.  Feb. 3, 1910    Arg

EGAN

E.M. Egan,  A.R. Schoessler  and F.S. Vorwald were appointed by the Commercial Club in Kennebec to look after the work on the race track. May 26, 1910   Arg

EGAN

 Mrs. Egan of Kennebec was killed by falling down a stairway.  Nov. 3, 1910 Arg

ERICKSON

Gertrude E. Erickson married George H. Smith, both of Reliance, on Wednesday in front of Justice H.P Greene of Oacoma.   Aug. 18, 1906   Arg

EYMER

Miss Purlue Cosgrove and Arthur Eymer, both of Reliance, were married November 16 in Mitchell   Nov. 22, 1906   Arg

FELICIA

Fannie Felicia died Wednesday on the Lower Brule reservation.   May 19, 1910 Arg

FENENGA

Mr. and Mrs. Teen Fenenga of Iona have a new baby boy.  Arg   July 28, 1910 

FERDIG

Mr. and Mrs. Ed Ferdig of Pleasant Hill vicinity are the parents of a baby girl. Feb. 3, 1910    Arg

FERDIG

Frank Ferdig’s 14 month old daughter died at their home near Reliance.  Aug. 4, 1910  Arg

FERRY boat “WILSON”

The ferry boat “Wilson” sailed downstream while the Missouri River was breaking up.  March 17, 1910  

FITZMAURICE

Rev. FITZMAURICE from Chamberlain will soon give an illustrated lecture on the national songs of Scotland and Ireland at MARTIN’s Hall. He plans to sing them also. Jan. 25, 1906  Gaz

FLETCHER

Mr. Willie Fletcher and Miss Lillian Johnson and Arthur Peterson and Miss Lula Fletcher were married in a double wedding at the Congregational church Wednesday. Nov. 3, 1910 Arg

FLETCHER

Miss Lula Fletcher and Arthur Peterson and Mr. Willie Fletcher and Miss Lillian Johnson were married in a double wedding at the Congregational church Wednesday. Nov. 3, 1910 Arg

FLINT

Chas. Flint will be the stenographer for Bartine and McLain this summer.   March 1, 1906  Gaz

FLINT

Charlie Flint, formerly of Presho and Miss Bessie Johnson of Sioux City were married last week.  June 16, 1910  Arg

FLINT

Charles Flint from Presho come to Oacoma to chin the girls for a while.  July 26, 1906 Gaz

FLY

Mrs. Mary Fly and Thomas Bear Good Face were married at the Congregational parsonage on Wednesday.  Oct. 13, 1910  Arg

FLYNN

Miss Tessie Flynn departed Monday from Van Metre for her home in Plankinton riding her little pony from Presho.   Oct. 20, 1910  Arg

FORT

Eli Fort, who resides on the island west of American Island, has been farming and plans to start a nursery there this year.   March 1, 1906  Gaz

FRAME

Art Frame of Reliance missed the train in Oacoma by about 20 feet.  Oct. 6, 1910   Arg

FRANK

Howard Frank returned to the restaurant to his position of “slinging hash.”  May 3, 1910  Gaz

FRANK

Clate Sibley, Al Sibley, Jimmie Frank and William Cummings joined the IOOF lodge in Oacoma.      Aug. 4, 1910  Arg

FRANK

Amsy Frank and Mrs. Mable Simpkins of Iona were married Aug. 31 or Sept. 1 at the City Hotel in Oacoma.   Sept. 8, 1910  Arg    

FREDERICK

Charles A. Frederick and Miss Ethel Walker were quietly married Sunday evening at the Congregational Church.   Oct. 25, 1906  Arg

FRENCH

Mrs. R.B. French will deliver a speech on women’s suffrage Tues. in Oacoma  Sept. 8, 1910  Arg    

FULFORD

Editor FULFORD installed a new Underwood typewriter.  Jan. 18, 1906  Gaz

FULWIDER

W.H. Fulwider is now the proprietor of the Iona Store.  Feb. 24, 1910   Arg

FULWIDER

Will Fulwider will assume the postmaster duties at the Iona post office.  May 17, 1906   Gaz

FULWIDER

Cary Fulwider  and Miss Jessie Colta  and were married Tuesday, Dec. 18 in Oacoma by Rev. Pope. They will live in Iona    Dec. 20, 1906   Arg 

FULWIDER

William Fulwider sold his store in Iona to Al Fulwider.   Arg   Dec. 29, 1910

GAMMON

W.H. GAMMON to fill vacancy of justice of the peace left by Ed Christensen. Jan. 11, 1906  Gaz

GAMMON

Carl Gammon was diagnosed with emphysema Tuesday evening. Feb. 3, 1910    Arg

GAMMON

Carl Gammon unloaded 43 bushels of potatoes which together weighed an even 60 pounds. He gathered about 300 bushels this season.  Oct. 27, 1910   Arg

GANNAWAY

David Gannaway and Jack Brown went duck hunting at Red Lake and became chilled and exhausted and died of exposure.   Oct. 25, 1906  Arg

GAZETTE LDR

The Gazette-Leader was sold to the Argus October 16, 1906. The two papers combined will become the Lyman County Argus-Leader. The Gazette-Leader ran since November 1896.

GLASS

A daughter was born to Mr. and Mrs. Jim Glass of Kennebec on Monday.  March 10, 1910   Arg

GOODRICH

Dr. R.H. Goodrich, a leading physician in Chamberlain and well known in Brule and Lyman counties died Saturday, Dec. 17.      Dec. 22, 1910    Arg   

GRAY

Mr. John Harvey of Oacoma and Miss Minnie Gray of Chamberlain were married Sunday. Feb. 3, 1910    Arg

GREENE

Mrs. Anna Place and William C. Spaulding were wed Tues. by Judge Greene. Jan. 27, 1910  Arg

GREENE

The A.L. Greene Confectionery store and ice cream parlor was recently purchased by Chas. Bice Jr. and Ernest Wait  April 7  1910  Arg

GRIFFIN

W.H. Griffin of Reliance is now in charge of the jobbing department of the Argus Leader. Sept. 6, 1906   Gaz

GSL

A Good Citizens League was organized in Reliance.  May 10, 1906  Gaz

GUNDERSON

Anna Gunderson, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. A. Gunderson, was married to Elbert Sherrets Wednesday, Feb. 2 at the bride’s parent’s home on Medicine Creek.  Feb. 3, 1910    Arg

 


 

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