Early Files

100 years ago August 9, 1922 The St. Ansgar band played at Bayside Park, Clear Lake. It has been a continuous organization for 44 years being organized in 1878. The original members have all dropped out, the record being held at present by O.H. Koch, who joined the band in 1883. This year the band...
100 years ago August 2, 1922 In honor of Mrs. Andrew Anderson’s 60th birthday anniversary about 250 relatives and friends gathered at the beautiful Anderson country home in east Barton Township, over 60 families being represented in the crowd. Rev. Waldeland gave a short talk and presented Mrs....
100 years ago July 26, 1922 The coal miners strike that has been in effect since last April is assuming serious proportions and an early settlement seems improbable. President Harding has taken action in the matter but his recommendations to date have met with little favor. The extensively...
100 years ago July 19, 1922 It is rather unusual to have two hardware businesses sold on the same day in a town the size of Northwood, but such was the case when deals were consummated that put both the Tenold Hardware and the Williston Hardware in the hands of new owners. Henry T. Gabriel, who...
100 years ago July 12, 1922 Fred Luth, aged 43 years, after weeks of illness during which he suffered intensely at times, passed away at his farm home five miles east of Northwood. Mr. Luth, who had been ill for three months, was thought for a time to be improving at a Mason City hospital. Funeral...
100 years ago July 5, 1922 Anna Steese Richardson, an Iowa woman who has developed into a writer of national fame, says the modern flapper girls are all right. She says: “During the war they were told to entertain the soldiers; they were sent out into the streets to sell Liberty Bonds; the social...
100 years ago June 28, 1922 A world wide view of one of the most significant movements of our times, the emancipation of modern womanhood, is the theme of the stereopticon lecture, which will be given at the Methodist church. Up through the centuries women have had long struggles to become endowed...
100 years ago June 12, 1922 A party of young ladies who had gone by auto to attend the commencement exercises of St. Olaf College of Northfield, returned home. They were Misses Alice and Clarissa Gullickson, Miss Agnes Torgerson and Mrs. Carl T. Rone, the latter lady visiting her parents in the...
100 years ago June 14, 1922 Mrs. O.F. Perkins was seriously injured and her daughter, Mrs. Grace Steece hurt in a lesser manner when the Chevrolet sedan owned and driven by the former’s brother, Postmaster C.W. Remore, turned over at the north end of the Federal Avenue paving at Mason City Friday...
100 years ago June 7, 1922 A train consisting of 32 freight cars and three coaches passed through Northwood Friday evening bound from Plum Coulee, Manitoba, Canada, to Old Mexico. The train contained an entire colony of a religious sect called the Mennonites and their household effects, cattle,...

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