Early Files

100 years ago July 6, 1921 C.D. Cottingham, S.O. Thompson, Floyd Perry and A.V. Williams drove down to Manly on Friday evening to attend a meeting of the I.O.O.F of that place. During the evening session the Encampment degree was conferred upon a class of candidates. Members of the Sunday school...
100 years ago June 29, 1921 N.E. Thoen of Kensett will be auditor of Worth County after August 1. At the regular adjourned session of the board of supervisors held on Monday, Mr. Thoen was appointed to the office to fill the vacancy occurred by the resignation of C.N. Urdahl. Leonard Gesme and...
100 years ago June 22, 1921 The Anchor has just received a letter from Miss Agnes Torgerson, formerly bookkeeper in the Anchor office, who is now in Wyoming with Miss Alyce Gullickson on a book selling campaign for an Iowa City publishing house. At the last meeting of the Women’s Relief Corps an...
100 years ago June 15, 1921 The Northwood band, consisting of about 30 pieces, gave a splendid concert on the four corners last Friday evening, the first of the summer open air concerts, which will continue until September 1 or later. Dillion is director. A large crowd was in  Northwood on...
100 years ago June 8, 1921 At 9:45 on Saturday forenoon Miss Pearl Finch and Mr. Ed Savre were married at the home of the bride’s brother, H.C. Finch in Northwood, there being in attendance only relatives and a few friends. About 20 Girl Scouts will go to Clear Lake on Saturday for a week’s...
100 years ago June 1, 1921 This week sees the closing of the Northwood schools for the summer vacation and there is much work being completed these last few days. The commencement program will be held on Friday evening at the Slosson Opera House when an address will be given by Dr. Emmanuel...
100 years ago May 25, 1921 The Class of 1921, which consists of 23 members, is thought to be one of the largest to graduate from the Northwood high school. The activities of commencement week start on Friday evening with the banquet. Much interest centers on the annual senior class play “A Pair of...
100 years ago May 18, 1921 Mason’s modernized “Uncle Tom’s Cabin” company will give a performance in their tented theatre in Northwood on May 21. Most of us have seen the production at different times and will go and see it again, as there is something that appeals to the better senses in this...
100 years ago May 11, 1921 Mr. and Mrs. Dow Simmonds, C.W. Remore and Mrs. Nettie Thompson were recently appointed as a committee of the Cemetery Association to make arrangements for plants for the beautifying of Sunset Rest. The committee was in Mason City and Albert Lea last week, where they...
100 years ago May 4, 1921 Barrus E. Beard, of Lorimore, Iowa, was elected by the local school board in session on Monday to the position of superintendent of the Northwood schools for the coming year, taking the place of R.R. Lewis, who goes to Lake City. Mr. Beard is a successful school man and...

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