Horatio Hawkins died Friday night, May 15, at nine o’clock at his home on Fourth Avenue. The funeral services were held yesterday afternoon at two at Hassan, Rev. Hixen of Minneapolis officiating. Mr. Hawkins was an old and highly respected resident of this community. Mr. Hawkins served in the civil war as a private in Company “G” 11th Regiment Minnesota Infantry from August 1864 to June 26, 1865.
Iron ore right in Anoka! Workmen hauling dirt from the Wyman pit, lower Third avenue, found what promises to be good grade iron ore yesterday. Whether it is the outcropping of a mine, or just a pocket, remains to be seen, but the ore looks good and just such leads have led to some of the big mines of Minnesota.
Lakeland Development Company brought to Spring Lake Park City Council Monday evening a proposal for a new shopping center to be called Middletown. The proposed shopping center, which will include seven small buildings and one large mall-type center, will be located on the parcel of land abutting Highway 10 and Highway 65.
A graver menace threatens Minnesota than Huerta away off down in Mexico. It is the menace of controlled state politics. For several years interests inimical to you have been gaining control of the state and wasting your taxes, defying your laws and laughing at your efforts to shake off the burden. Now is the time to decide for yourself which road Minnesota will travel, this is a call to arms. Under which banner will you enlist?
The Board of Education of School District 16 met Tuesday, April 23 and reviewed a policy for early completion of high school. After a thorough discussion the board approved the same. The Board also gave approval to “three star students” from Park Terrace Elementary to have a campout sometime in May, upon completion of a form from the parents releasing the School District of any damage, responsibility, liability to body, limb or property.
There is another leak in the dam, this time in the same location as the leak fixed last year. It is not thought to be a regular blow, but there is enough leakage to create a whirlpool above the dam. Engineer Burns was here yesterday and will try to stop the leak by dumping in rock, etc. It does not seem possible that the water could go under the two tiers of sheet piling, driven far into the bed of the river.
Two particularly sad deaths occurred at the home of William Eden Tuesday afternoon when two of his children, Mable and Mary, aged 7 and 9, died of scarlet fever. They were ill but a short time. The funeral occurred Wednesday morning there being brief services at the grave. The sympathy of the county is extended to the afflicted family.