Early Files

100 years ago April 9, 1924 Mrs. Lila E. Dwelle went into Chicago on a goods buying trip for the Fashion Shop and also for a visit to the home of her friends, Mr. and Mrs. H.A. Jackson. Mrs. Jackson was formerly Miss Rebecca Scofield. In spite of muddy roads and stormy weather the corn show held...
100 years ago April 2, 1924 “A Nautical Knot,” the operetta given at the Northwood Theatre by the Boys and Girls Glee clubs of the local high school, is pronounced by far the best effort yet in spite of the excellence of the two previous productions, “Pinafore” and “O-Hara San,” the offerings of...
100 years ago March 26, 1924 Monday, March 19, was the 60th wedding anniversary of Mr. and Mrs. Dan Whitcomb, who still live on the old homestead near Bolan where they have spent the past 25 years of their wedded life. Mrs. Whitcomb is quite well for a lady of her age, but Mr. Whitcomb has been in...
100 years ago March 19, 1924 O.P. Loberg and Gust Reyerson of Silver Lake were in town on business. On the way they helped push E.E. Breen’s truckload of hogs out of mud, they happened along in time to help their neighbors out a bad hole. Bottomless roads seem to be more prevalent this spring than...
100 years ago March 12, 1924 A joint party of the Modern Woodmen and Knights of Phthias was held in the lodge room in Kensett. A big crowd was present to enjoy the good time and excellent lunch. Dancing was enjoyed by both old and young, and the evening passed all too quickly. At the school...
100 years ago March 5, 1924 Probably the largest township Farm Bureau meeting ever held in Worth County was conducted by the Grove township people at the Dwelle Hall Friday night. Over 500 were present, since that number were served lunch. To say that the Ukulele Girls of Alden pleased everyone...
100 years ago February 27, 1924 About 20 lady friends of Mrs. John I. Peterson, dropped in on that lady unannounced and gave her a most pleasant surprise. The affair was in the nature of a farewell party as Mr. and Mrs. Peterson are moving soon to their farm southwest of Kensett. Mr. and Mrs....
100 years ago Febraury 20, 1924 The Union Township Farm Bureau debating team, representing Worth County, consisting of C.J. Biedermann, C.A. Molesberry and Gus Heinsieman, were well repaid for their 60-mile drive to Cresco by being given the unanimous vote of the judges when they met the Howard...
100 years ago Febraury 13, 1924 H.A. Barlett, Maurice Hovel, Glennys Cooper and Herbert Backhaus were in Ames last week attending the annual short course held at the college. H.C. Stendel, Northwood buttermaker, is one of the instructors. H.H. Remore, Glen Thomson, Raymond Aurdal and a Mr. Kruse...
100 years ago Febraury 6, 1924 At a special meeting of the board of directors of the Northwood Shipping Assn. Saturday, G.E. Gunderson was retained as manager. Although you can’t hear John Gilbert when he sings his love songs in “A California Romance,” Estella Taylor, playing the feminine lead...

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