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The Kalona News
Kalona, Iowa

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The Kalona News

August 3, 2017 Looking Back
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100 Years Ago - August 2, 1912

Kalona – The Standard Oil business in Kalona has changed or it about to change hands. W. H. Jackson & Son, who have had charge of Standard oil here for the past several months have resigned from the work and a new man at the business will take the place. We understand that just who the new man is to be is not positively decided. The company was arranging for a Mr. Fuller of Lone Tree, to represent them here, but Geo. Rowe who has just moved here from Lone Tree, is also an applicant and George’s friends here are trying to help him land the job. George is a good worker and a deserving man and though we have no grudge against Mr. Fuller, we hope George gets the job.

Some mother’s baby lost an ecru crocheted hood during the Hamilton revival meetings. Owner can find the same at the News Office.

Wellman – Wellman was not hit very hard by the first draft, only three of our citizens having serial numbers which came within the first fifty numbers drawn for Washington county.

Lime Creek township has raised and sent in to the war Y.M.C.A. fund $227.42. Of this amount the Ladies Country Club of Nira and Bunker Hill neighborhood paid $25. The amount asked of Lime Creek township was $225.

Riverside – By far the largest crowd that has been in Riverside on Saturday night for many months gathered here last Saturday night to hear the first open air concert by Riverside’s new Concert Bank.

Tuesday morning, July 24th, at 7 o’clock at St. Mary’s church here took place the marriage of Mr. Leo J. Suepple and Miss Lena Lintz, both well-known and popular young people of Riverside. The bride is a highly esteemed young lady commanding the admiration of all who know her. The groom is the junior member of Sueppel Bros., confectioners and a young man of the best of habits.

Riverside’s new public school building is completed. The fine new school structure is also partly furnished and the board of education is rushing this part of the work so that everything will be in readiness when school opens.

Lone Tree - Troop B had final inspection on Tuesday and at two o’clock yesterday afternoon were sworn into federal service. They are expecting orders within the next few days to go to Deming, New Mexico where they will be kept in training for some time.

All records for high prices paid for corn in Lone Tree were shattered the past week when the local dealer paid $2.15 a bushel. Little corn is now being fed by stockmen as the price is prohibitive, but the grain is now being used in the manufacture of explosives for use in the war.

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