Union Looking Back for Sept. 6, 2013

Fall opening

Anoka’s big store bids you welcome September 10th, 11th, 12th, 13th. First showing of new fall suits and coats. Our assortment is unusually large this season. The models shown by us are created by the leading modistes of Cleveland, New York, Paris and London. The garments we are showing are of the choicest material – imported two-tone Mattelasse, Eponge, Diagonal Cheviots, Wale suitings, Chinchilla, Boucle, Zibeline, Plushes and Ural Lamb.
– 100 years ago, Sept. 10, 1913

Professional golfers to play at Greenhaven

Anokans are to be privileged to witness some of the professional golfers next Monday afternoon on Greenhaven course.
The Minneapolis and St. Paul Professional Golfers Association is scheduled to play on the Anoka course. This group meets every Monday and plays a different course each week.
– 75 years ago, Sept. 7, 1938

Motorists urged to use caution

The reopening of schools throughout the state will renew a major responsibility of motorists in keeping a “soft pedal” ready for the thousands of school children who will be on the highways and streets for the next nine months, L.E. Merrill of Faribault, secretary of Minnesota School Bus Operators Association said today.
– 50 years ago, Sept. 6, 1963

A ‘Swede’ extravaganza

For the first time in history, six denominations with a common Swedish heritage will be united in a church celebration on Sunday, Oct. 9 at 3:00 p.m. at the Central Lutheran Church, Minneapolis.
The Swedish American Church Heritage Festival of Minnesota is part of New Sweden Year, a nationwide celebration saluting the 350th anniversary of the Swedish immigrants coming to America.
– 25 years ago, Sept. 9, 1988

• Compiled by Sue Austreng

Editor’s note: “Looking Back” is reprinted exactly as the items first appeared.