120 Years Ago (1897)
Wednesday, March 08, 2017 6:00 AM
D.A. Kelly, Blakeley merchant, was given renewal of his license to operate a ferry at Blakeley for another period of five years.
The quarterly bank statement showed a total of $44,000 on deposit in the local bank.
Arrangements were made to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in the customary manner with a parade by the Hibernians and the band.
With three tickets in the field for office in Belle Plaine Township, the winners were Joe Barten, John O’Connor and John Drager for supervisors; Wm. Fitzgerald clerk, Chris Albrecht treasurer and Phil Wagener assessor.
Blakeley Township elected P. Bills Jr., John McConnell and Wm. Salisbury for supervisors; W.A. Bills clerk, James Jack treasurer and James O’Neill assessor.