Ossa Coster 9/1/1955

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Sidney. her teach of the and of and Mrs. of is Ben- which is to surgery. as * * * * * * Southwest Iowa Scene Keen-Memoried Pioneer Tell Tales Of Early Days By C. W. MCr.lANAMY was. but no longer is. a small GI.ENWOOD -- Many of the hamlet along the bank of the eaihest settlers of Mills County souri River in Mills County. went quite rer'ilarl to Egypt to do Has Keefj Memory their trading. Th:s bare statement Of fact might w?l! give rise to speculation that there is an untold chapter in our early American history which contained such things as atomic powered covered wagons or jet propelled o.\ carts. Actually the explanation is a The keen memory of Mrs. Stephens. 86. pioneer resident of Mills County, and detailed accounts accounts of early day experiences passed on to her by her mother Mrs. Oriss Cos-ter. provide a graphic picture of those times. Mrs. Stephens, who was born Neola Prepares For Hoo-Doo Days imic-h simpler one. Egypt was. ' near the Present tqwn of Bartlett. and still is. a country. It aiso « uel! sieeped in colorful ac---- ac---- counts and incidents of the early days of the Mills County community. community. Her mother came to area well over 100 years ago. Mrs. Coster and her parents settled near the now extinct village village of Egypt. As Mrs. Stephens Si*-.:»! ir. Th» Nr.i.par--i an( j ner brothers and sisters grew XEOLA -- Tenth annual Hoc- up : h e y were regaled with stories Doo Daxs are scheduled here Frio Frio | Indians and early settlers day and Saturday. Such nam5 as rnose flf ^ In _ The event started after World dian aeent Peter Sarpy- the War D to welcome back veterans f^ad. Chief Wsubonsie. and and has been expanded each year ers were Dv . words in the 0,5,^ home. Mrs. Coster often recount- by Rainbow- ** ta]es of visits from since tnen. An hour's concert Post No. 2 Band of Council Bluffs Agent s and his Jndjan will headline the Friday evening program. Tells Of Funeral Five high school bands are ex- One of the more interesting pected to participate in the pa- collections that Mrs. Stephens rade along with floats and other calls to mind is her mother's entries at 10 a.m. Saturday, count of the funeral of Chief Special prizes are being offered bonsie. The body of the chief the bands this year. carefully placed high in a tree by Prizes will also be given for his tribesmen in the belief that floats and in the children's divi- he could thus more easily join S!0n - the great spirit above. Tne annual soap box derby will Mrs Stephens herself still re- follow the parade. Competition is tains some mcnlor i es of earlv dav open to all youngsters up to 14 ^^ as?Ociations tna{ are ^ vears of age. , , ' Handiwork and floral displavs so peasant. Mauradmg will be featured at Knights of Co- · Incnans "^ to P' 3 ^ 6 tne earl v v lumbus Hall. Theme will be "Yes- settlers to a considerable terday and Today." Besides these. Although they offered little two types "f displays agricultural "O bodily harm to the white exhibits will also be included. and their families they delighted CommmiiTee in charge of ex- in acts of vandalism. Mrs. Step- hibi-5 includes Mrs. Ray Lathrop. hens remembers standing fear- chairma-i and Mrs. Newt Elli- fully by while the Indians glee- fhorpe. Mrs. -Toe Wr'Iman. Mrs. f u ]j y s hook the feathers from her Vi--il Thomas and Mrs. Everett mother's feather bed and ^ !rns - _^____ _ _ them float away in the wind. The Missouri bottom area of Mills County has been productive of much Indian and pioneer American lore. Few if any living residents of the county tod«ty. though, have a" more vivid per- those times ; · ' File Chorees In Car Theft Case S'p*u- -! 'o Thf NV'r.ppr* 1 ! LOGAN -- Car theft h s \ e been fil-~d asainst Herman sonal recoilection of I.. Tillerv of Osceola in the coi r t than Mrs. Stephens. UAKCt: sUei.Ing room r.i-..-:;. f-jr- ATTRACTIVE i w o room ai: w J - · · ··""·· ··» on!y. Phone n-::--.4 . private bath. .~;ove. li:riu?hei. ~-:\ Real Estate b-.ls line. Aduhs On!. I'horie t:."- KOOM for 1 or 2 emplovjd ladies. Phone I'iSj. Call after 5 p.m. PAKTL.Y f:!rr.:sh°d t-.vo room apart- .N-I«- EI ROOM - o« to tezb. s«p-. r-f ! ?:r,^ VlP L ba rAon'.' v ^n : : lraJcc - J« FX'O.M KC'K KENT 113 Xo - h COOL. -omrortaE*Ie rin^ement r(Kn I'niate entrance li"n - 4th A x . 2 K'.o.MS. partly furnifhed. p n \ a bath and entrance. I'ST" before ,'"! D. ni. 3--S72 after *:''" p m. !»!'!:! _ ^. , :--: i.^r Ma_- lar*.-.- ri!i c . i-ath. rur-^ O^i. 3-room unf-irnisn^ apart- f j . o r a ----- ---^--. .-- nsent. One r-ro^.jrl unfurnished ' 4 - , . . , r ^ » l f t l -. l n r i i « . · . ^r;iu t r 2 w^r-^J 0 ?TM w:;h PCme ^p^tnient^phon^MK s,'i ,h,. T\VO rx!ii unfurnished ^xc-rpt sto'-f Sl-KKf*!X'J People'5 ri^ t-Iock from V K R Y -\\e. C L A S S I F r E D DSSPLAY and ai-..n« i t5 t"!o?e in. tab ac- r .-;.t*-d. Phonp n-."'''i4. C'.J J!;n TW" room lurm-heti aparlm-n-. I n c-'ii!:n^ ba:h »\: rl.-ct. Private en- tnro«. Phn-o 3-H-4:. UltST KLOOK -ivo room furnished apt. Ai! «:t!i!:."i r-a:d. $11 "0 a. These Gars MUST BE MOVED No Later Than Wednesday! Make An Offer 4-f:OO.MS and f^ath. no r-hi!dr*-n. «ioc? or rat« Shusrart Apartments ( .-. 1'huae 5TC2 or 2-vK$. l-huae 5..^ or 3-j.». r ~ i" i A J sh " KOI n ROOM .infarii-.Fh.-d a ; in-n-. Pruat" "ntrani-e and l«i;h. s , ----- ; "' K " ;i:g S ' "'a:.-I i,-vfh 2 K I ' R X I K H E P roo^=. main nt; fi O 1. M!dd:« aire pec-pi-". 6'tC TlOTiKllX three room f::rnish*-d · f» ; i a^tmen,. Utility Paid. Phone ; A ^^

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  1. Council Bluffs Nonpareil,
  2. 01 Sep 1955, Thu,
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