unionherald looking back
Toys are of prime importance to the children on Christmas morning, but to the thrifty housewife, more important is the fact that her Christmas turkey or duck or chicken is young, tender and fit to grace the Christmas table. There is just where we aim to serve the homes of Anoka. We want you to feel ...Read More
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Delightful music, reception committee and hot house flowers. Over 1200 attended. Bank complimented on its magnificent and convenient interior. The State Bank’s new home was formally opened Saturday afternoon from three to six and from seven to nine....Read More
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St. Francis dedicates her new high school next Saturday evening with appropriate exercises. A splendid building costing $42,000 and one of the best in this part of the state. The people of St. Francis are very proud of their building and well they may be. The building stands well back from the road,...Read More
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Does Anoka need a new Franklin school building? The answer is that she does. But there are lots of buts and ifs. The Franklin building, an old structure, deficient in lighting advantages and woefully wanting in heating and ventilating, was inspected, found to be, as we all know, the poorest excuse f...Read More
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Exercises of high order marked the opening held Thursday evening. Speeches, music, dancing, refreshments and a pleasant social time were had. Co. B’s magnificent new home was duly dedicated with an appropriate program. The event was a social event and three hundred or so were present. The new arm...Read More
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The Hammond special train which galloped over the state last week at a cost of $500 a day to somebody stopped in Anoka and the tried and true of Democracy were commanded to hike to the depot to hear the real gospel. A few obeyed. Mr. Hammond’s talk was very brief and he confined himself largely to...Read More
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Are you glad? Dope, dope, dope, offered every week and all finds a resting place in the big waste basket. Be sure and vote Tuesday. The Union doesn’t care who you vote for as long as you vote. Even at this late hour the people fail to show any interest in politics and would rather talk of somethin...Read More
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The body of an unknown man was found in the field near W.M. Dyer’s place Sunday afternoon. A bullet wound in the head while both hands were in his pockets clearly indicated murder. The victim was 25 to 30 years of age, weighed about 165 pounds and was about six feet tall. He wore a blue flannel sh...Read More
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George Smith, seventeen year old son of C.C. Smith of Oak Grove was fatally shot Saturday morning near Hickey Lake. Four boys, all of whom attend the Anoka high school, went to Hickey Lake. Two of the boys took a buggy and drove to a farmers to get some oars and put their guns in the back of the bug...Read More
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