In Days Gone By
Kittson County Enterprise
07 October 1998
1898 - 100 years ago
We understand Thos. Harborn is contemplating starting abutcher shop in town and that Wm. Eeiver will take charge of the farm.
Rev. Mr. Dykeman, grand chief templar, will deliver a temperancelecture at Granville school house.
Rorry Morrison's residence was struck by lightning, badlywrecking it. Mr. Morrison carried insurance in the Hallock Fire InsuranceCo.
The cold wave and snow fall was a little premature andthose who were caught with their summer dress were made to think of thedear old weather they will have to experience in another six or seven weeks.The snow fell quite think but a few hours thawed it all off and as a resultthe roads are very slushy and threshing is again delayed several days.
Think of it farmers, price of wheat is down to 40 centsand the grading is far below that. We all know the market price is low enoughbut the average farmer would feel satisfied if he was even given fair playin the grading. The trouble lies with the state inspectors at Minneapolis,Superior and Duluth who have been put there by the "state machine"and the whole caboodle from top to bottom is corrupt.
1948 - 50 years ago
The Lancaster High School football team will meet HallockHigh on the local gridiron. This year Hallock has a very strong team andit is expected they will send the Lancaster boys home defeated by a highscore. Lancaster has had one of the best teams in the valley the past fewyears.
Mr. and Mrs. Harry Miller entertained friends at a steakdinner at Shorts Cafe, St. Vincent, in celebration of their 16th weddinganniversary.
Mr. and Mrs. Victor Younggren, Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Carlson,Mr. and Mrs. Mavin Nordberg and daughter were dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs.Dan Meyers to celebrate their 30th wedding anniversary.
Arlo Johnson, son of Mr. and Mrs. Axel R. Johnson, leftfor Chicago where he has enrolled in the Coyne Electrical school for thefall term. Arlo has been employed by the Hallock creamery for the past twoyears.
A baby boy was born to Mr. and Mrs. Dennis Nelson at BethesdaHospital, Crookston. It is said that Grandpa Alton Nelson, who now residesin Haines, Alaska, is having a moose dinner in honor of his first grandson.
1973 - 25 years ago
Mr. and Mrs. Harlan Charon, Hallock, announce the engagementof their daughter Lynda to William Frith III, son of Mr. and William Frith,Jr., Devils Lake. An Oct. 27 wedding is planned.
Shirley Rydberg, Hallock elementary teacher, was amongthe seven educators to be initiated into the International ProfessionalWomen's Organization.
The grass greens at the Oak Ridge Country Club are nearlycompleted as the first growth of grass is now well emerged. The new greensare almost twice the size of the old sand greens. Total cost of the ninegreens is about $16,000.
Kennedy homecoming candidates for 1973 are Debbie Pearson,daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Pearson, rural Kennedy; Valerie Johnson,daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Johnson; and Debbie Ekholm, daughter ofMrs. Arlo Ekholm, Donaldson.
1988 - 10 years ago
Visible Changes, Hallock, recently added a cosmetologistto their staff. Tammy Morrison, a graduate of Pembina High School, startedat the hari studio August 15.
A girl was born Sept. 25 to Doreen and Bob Roy, Escondido,Calif. She has been named Elizabeth Ann. Grandparents are Marjorie and LouisJohnson and Doris and Robert Roy, Hallock.
1993 - 5 years ago
Donald and Clarice Craigmile, Hallock, announce the engagementof their daughter, Cari to Kary Strandell, son of Warren and Annette Strandell,East Grand Forks.
Joey and Cindy Boroski celebrated their 25th wedding anniversaryat the Holy Rosary Hall.
A retirement party was held for Harold Phillips, Sept.28, at the new county shed. Many relatives, friends and co-workers attended.