Looking Back

In a great pitching duel in which Hanson and Crawford showed great skill, Anoka beat the Royal League in the 9th and trimmed them to 3 to 0. Every member of the home team carried a kalsomine brush and only one Leaguer succeeded in reaching second.

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The six month crime report prepared and reviewed by the Blaine City Council shows that the area west of Highway 65 between 101 and the SLP boundaries (excluding Northtown Shopping Center) leads the city in almost every category of offense.

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We wish that we were boys and girls so that we could start in school again, meet all our comrades and our nice teachers with nothing to do but study all the time. We can’t do that but we can sell you some fine tablets, pencils, pens, ink, blank books, chewing gum, fine combs, etc. In fact everything you need to get a good education quick. So boys and girls “kum on in.” Goodrich Druggists (Pillsforeverybody).

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Dust, drag racing and disreputable behavior in parking lots have been causing problems for residents in the northwest section of Blaine, and two petitions brought before the Blaine City Council at a Sept. 5 meeting outline some of the problems. Residents of 90th Lane near University Avenue presented a petition asking city help in eliminating excess traffic, speeders, hotrodders, disorderly conduct in the Hofbrau parking lot, and drunken driving.

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An auspicious event for the grand and beautiful amphitheater. Had a stranger been in Anoka, Thursday evening, August 27th, he would at once arrived at the conclusion that there was something going on in the city for people were in evidence on every street, and all bent their steps to the West side and had he followed the crowd he would have brought up south of Dr. A.W. Giddings residence on Ferry street at what is now known as Windego (“Spirit” a la Indian) Park, the people’s own.

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A Coon Raids girl and a Blaine girl were killed in a three-car automobile accident Saturday afternoon at University Avenue near 99th Avenue. Heather Andersohn, 18, and Christine Beers, 20, were killed instantly when the car they were riding in skidded into oncoming traffic, hitting Everett Swap, 56, of Blaine.

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Attempts to rob Third Avenue residence frustrated. Sunday morning the residence of Selden McGaffey was entered but the sneak thief was frightened away. He gained entry by cutting the screen in a window on the north side of the house. Misses Bessie and Bernice McGaffey were asleep down stairs. The former was awakened by the man prowling about down stairs and called to her father. The intruder made his escape before Mr. McGaffey could get down from up stairs. Tracks were found the next morning leading toward town.

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Independent School District 16 today announced its policy for free meals and free milk and reduced-priced meals for children unable to pay the full price of meals and milk served under the National School Lunch, School Breakfast, and Special Milk Program.

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Hundreds of babies from all parts of Minnesota will be entered in the Baby Health Contest at the Minnesota State Fair, Sept. 7-12. It is expected to be one of the biggest Baby Shows ever held in the Middle West.

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