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Kalona, Iowa

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The Kalona News

September 21, 2017 Looking Back - Sept. 20, 1917
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Kalona – Prof. Golightly gave an interesting talk to high School students last Wednesday morning on the subject, “The Value of an Education.”

Dr. Wolfe announced the sale of his medical practice and his determination to leave Kalona for greater fields of medical work. The genial Dr. and his estimable wife and little Margaret are going to be sadly missed here. The Dr. sells his practice to Dr. Fry of Windham. Dr. Fry has been at Windham only a short time, but in that time has built up an enviable reputation.

Mr. and Mrs. Dan J. Gingerich are the proud parents of a nice girl.

The show given at Middleburg school was fairly well attended.

Geo. Figgins left for Excelsior Springs last Saturday for the benefit of his health.

Mrs. Chas. Wertz returned Saturday morning from Lone Tree, where she visited with her brother, Dr. Chas Miller.

Lloyd Rowe of Lone Tree, visited his folks in Kalona returning to Lone Tree Tuesday. Lloyd is clerking in a restaurant there.

Riverside – Another of Riverside’s leading establishments changed hands the past week when H. Kern & Company sold out to Griggs brothers of West Liberty. Immediate possession was given and the store was reopened for business yesterday afternoon.

Wencil Beranek was pleasantly reminded of his 86th birthday by his daughters and other relatives and friends.

The weekly concerts by the Riverside Concert band continue to draw big crowds to this place each Saturday evening. The streets were thronged again last Saturday night and all of the merchants report a good business.

Wn. Gerot has begun the erection of a fine new modern home on his farm south of Riverside. The excavation work and the foundation are completed and Mr. Gerot began hauling lumber this week. It will be a two-story structure and will be erected at an approximate cost of $4500.

Ed Kueneman has purchased 100 acres of the C. S. Cummings farm south east of Riverside. This takes in the fine Cummings home and Mr. Kueneman and family will occupy the place in the spring. The consideration was $170 and the farm was purchased through the Workman & Griffin Land Company.

Frank Krall sold his 106-acre farm near Riverside the past week to J. D. Kline, the consideration being $200 per acres. Mr. Kline and family will move to their possession next spring.

Wellman – Hon. B. F. Tipton one of the most highly respected citizens of Washington county, answered the final summons at his home near Lexington at the ripe old age of 89 years. He was afflicted with no illness and his demise was due simply to the wearing out of life’s machinery.

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