Newspaper Article Archive of
The Kalona News
Kalona, Iowa

Newspaper Article Archive of
The Kalona News

May 24, 2018 110 Years Ago - June 4, 1908
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The graduation exercises at the Opera House, passed off with more than usual success. The large crowd, which filled the Opera House, was ample evidence of the deep interest of the people in the school and for this particular class.

Several of the members of the M. E. church went to the parsonage last Thursday afternoon and sewed for Mrs. Jordan, for which she is very thankful.

F. M. Snider has his new house plastered and it will soon be ready to move in.

Workmen have begun laying the wall of Dr. Jones’ new dwelling.

Ferd Skola returned from Hot Springs, Ark. He is looking well and feeling fine. His health has improved very rapidly and his friends are very glad to see him back at his usual place in the Farmers Savings Bank.

A barn raising was held at the Ben Brenneman place Wednesday.

Dan Fisher and Joe G. Brenneman are attending a conference in Ohio this week. Henry Brenneman is working for Joe while he is away.

L. E. Edmondson made a business trip to Cedar Rapids Tuesday. His daughter, Nita, accompanied him.

Palmer & Company are repairing their old office building, after which they will move it back west to make room for a nice new office building of either brick or cement blocks. They will use the old building for a ware room.

J. P. Jackson is feeling poorly again. Town life doesn’t seem to agree with Mr. Jackson.

The Misses Millie and Fern Rogers were Wellman visitors yesterday.

The carpenters finished Henry Durst’s new barn last week. It is certainly a dandy.

Little Lavanda Gingerich was very sick last week, but is now nearly well.


Mrs. S. S. Potter, an old and highly respected citizen, residing southeast of town, was stricken with paralysis recently and died last Friday and was buried on Saturday afternoon. Her aged companion and two sons and several grandchildren survive her.

Mrs. Josephine Gilbert of Chicago and child are the guests of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Jas. Reha.

Mrs. Samuel Hardy has been stricken with paralysis recently.

Fred Flynn visited with his uncle Burt Flynn and family over Sunday.

Mrs. L. McIlree is making a good headway against her maladies.

Last Thursday’s rain did considerable damage. Jos. Allen’s house was struck by lightening and considerable damage done. The Tener Bros. lost five head of cattle and W. E. Nicola lost two.

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