Early Files

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...
100 years ago April 27, 1921 The new hog pavilion at the fairgrounds is now about completed, the lumber in the building being that used in the large tabernacle building, which was bought by the fair association. The new building, which is 24 by 90 feet with 12 foot center posts, will assist...
100 years ago April 20, 1921 Superintendent R.L. Lewis of the local schools has accepted a position as head of the schools at Lake City, Iowa, having signed a contract at that place. Mr. Lewis has been connected with the Northwood schools for the past three years and has given excellent...
100 years ago April 13, 1921 Senator J.M. Slosson, whose selection by the girl committee clerks at the state house as “The handsomest man in the senate,” announced in yesterday’s Register, received an additional honor yesterday when a beautiful bunch of violets was presented to him by the clerks....
100 years ago April 6, 1921 Forty-five head of pure bred Polled Herefords were sold at auction on the Wardall Farm, north of town, the offering consisting of 30 head from the fine herd of W.E. Wardall and a consignment of 15 head from the herd of Albert King of Milaca, Minnesota. Just as The...
100 years ago March 30, 1921 A.J. Beighley and son have experienced some heavy losses among their horses this spring. They have lost four head of good work horses in the last two days. Dr. Higbee of Albert Lea was called and diagnosed the trouble as poisoning caused by eating mould feed. Mr....
100 years ago March 23, 1921 One of the most pretentious entertainments given in Northwood for a long time at least, was staged at the Slosson Opera House when the boys’ and girls’ Glee Clubs of Northwood High presented H.M.S. Pinafore. Miss Dorothy Meder directed the production and judging from...
100 years ago March 16, 1921 That the men of the Baptist Church are royal banqueters and adept at the art of serving was the verdict of the 25 ladies who sat down to the Mothers and Daughters banquet in the church parlors last evening, the men having complete charge of the affair. The Silver Lake...
100 years ago March 9, 1921 The new Hanlontown consolidated school building, which was recently completed, will be dedicated next Friday evening at 8 p.m. The program will be held in the high school auditorium. The new building is a fine modern structure. The Worth County Supervisors let about $...

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