Early Files

100 years ago December 27, 1922 N.T. Christiansen returned from Des Moines, where he had been attending a meeting of Iowa fair secretaries and managers. Many important questions came up for discussion relating to racing, concessions, rain insurance, etc. A banquet was served Wednesday evening....
100 years ago December 20, 1922 The theatrical event of this week will be “The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse,” which comes to the Slosson Theatre. There will be special music which would add much to the value of the picture. This movie has been shown in Albert Lea and Mason City at prices as...
100 years ago December 13, 1922 Miss Lila Larson of Kensett, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Eddie Larson, won first overall in the Worth County Declamatory contest held in the high school auditorium at Kensett. Miss Jeanette Sabin was the winner of the local contest, held at the Slosson Theatre on...
100 years ago December 6, 1922 Gloria Swanson, in “Her Gilded Cage,” will be the attraction at the Slosson Theatre. This picture is said to be one of Miss Swanson’s strongest and best screen roles. The Vilroy Abbey home was the scene of a happy Thanksgiving party when various relatives from a...
100 years ago November 29, 1922 A business transaction has been completed, which will leave Northwood with but one newspaper after this week. The Pitman-Barnes Printing Co., owners of the Northwood Anchor, has purchased the Worth County Index of Captain W.A. Stickley and beginning with the next...
100 years ago November 22, 1922 Fire completely destroyed the school house in District No. 9, Barton Township. The fire was first discovered about 11 p.m. but a light had been noticed in the building about seven and again at 10. Nothing was saved of the building or contents and as one resident...
100 years ago November 15, 1922 Chas. Voorhias, 70, was killed by an enraged bull in the pasture of the Jim Platcek farm, two miles west of Grafton. When he did not return from the field the Platcek family instituted a search and found the lifeless body in the field, badly mangled. More than 1,...
100 years ago November 8, 1922 Three feet of snow fell at points in South Dakota, completely paralyzing traffic and communication with the outside world. Trains on the C. & N.W. railway were blockaded by heavy snowdrifts. Snow in Iowa is also reported and it is claimed that some fell in...
100 years ago November 1, 1922 Joyce Rustad has purchased the accessory department of the Northwood Auto Co. and will hereafter conduct it as a separate business, maintaining headquarters, however, in the building occupied by the Northwood Auto Co. Mr. Rustad has had much experience in this line...
100 years ago October 25, 1922 At a meeting at Grafton it was decided to have a local post of the American Legion there, charter to be issued at the beginning of 1923. Sixteen memberships were issued and the following officers were elected: William Borak, commander; Roy F. Christians, adjutant;...

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