Early Files

100 years ago November 24, 1920 Northwood High defeated Clear Lake 14 to 7. The inability of Clear Lake’s forward wall to stop Northwood’s line bucks cost the game for the resort lads. The Northwood high school girls basketball team was defeated by the Osage high school girls at Osage Friday...
100 years ago November 17, 1920 The Board of Directors of the First National Bank, in official session, promoted cashier Iver Iverson to the active vice presidency of the institution. At the same time E.A. Allanson of Waukon was made cashier at the bank and will assume his duties in the near...
100 years ago November 10, 1920 The closing of the second week of the Union Evangelistic campaign and the interest in the meetings is growing steadily, in spite of the roads and the bad weather. Mr. Aldrich gave his lecture-sermon on “God, Home and Country” which was a masterpiece and made a...
100 years ago November 3, 1920 All indication today (Wednesday), as the Anchor is made ready to print, are that America has gone Republican again with the triumphant election of Harding and Coolidge and the repudiation of the Democratic administration, which, for eight years, had control of the...
100 years ago October 27, 1920 Mrs. Edith Thompto was hostess to a few young people at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. F.W. Schmidt. Cards furnished the principal entertainment for a pleasant evening. Misses Agnes and Myrtle Hogan, south of town, were visitors at the parental home. They...
100 years ago October 20, 1920 The marriage of Miss Nona Ruth Thompson to Leslie R. Whipple, head of the insurance department of the Beck-Walker Company, at Mason City, took place at 10 a.m. at the home of the groom’s  parents at Northwood, the Rev. Robertson of the First Baptist church,...
100 years ago October 13, 1920 L.T. Dillon and C.H. Dwelle drove to Waterloo in Mr. Dillon’s auto, the former to play with the El Kahir Shrine band of Cedar Rapids at a ceremonial session at Waterloo, and the latter to take part in the festivities as one of the candidates. As usual, all present...
100 years ago October 6, 1920 At the Farm Bureau conference held at Mason City on September 29, when 12 counties were represented, it was unanimously agreed to recommend that a uniform rate for corn husking be placed at 6 cents with elevator and 7 cents without, and down corn to be bargained for...
100 years ago September 29, 1920 Had you thought that Northwood had only 1597 inhabitants? Hadn’t you been answering inquiries as to the population by an off hand guess of from 1800 to 2,000? Well you have all been wrong if you guessed that way. The official figure just given out by the Census...
100 years ago September 22, 1920 Clarence Plowman of the class of 1920, is the new employee of E.N. Klove to take the place of John Stehn, who is studying at Grinnell College. Miss Eva Keller left for Havre, Montana, for a few weeks’ visit in the home of her friend, Mrs. A.E. Lee, formerly Miss...

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