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Holdingford Advertiser-May,20,1920 \retrieved by Kathy
John Grossman,Nick Theilen and Manly Immeral,all of Avon were discovered early Monday morning by sheriff Schoener in the act of transporting a complete still and thirteen barrels and two milk cans fit for distillation.The name of John Rass, also of Avon was given by the men as that of the owner of the still which they claim to have been moving in an attempt to circumvent the federal officers who were warm on the trail of the law breakers. The mash was destroyed at the direction of the sheriff and the apparatus is in his custody at his office.
Automobile speeders in the downtown district of Holdingford are becoming numerous and the law governing t5he speed regulations within the limits should be enforced.
Bids will be received to 8:00 p.m.,on june 7th,1920 for the labor of building 275 feet of six-foot cement sidewalk,according to grade,with 2 driveways and 3 street crossings. Said sidewalk beginning at lot 11, running south to corner of lot 22, Batz & Herman Addition, in the Village of Holding.The council reserves the right to reject any and all bids.Dated at Holdingford,Mn. on May 18,1920
Geo. M. Meller (recorder)
Communication was recevied from Cyril Stodolka, the Royalton flyer, in which he stated that he would visit Holdingford the fore part of next week with his Curtiss plane and will take up passengers who wish to try the sensation. Permission was granted by Frank Meier to use his field as a landing place. Watch for him.
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Wednesday, May 14, 2008
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Wednesday, May 07, 2008
FIFTY-ONE SENIORS WILL GRADUATE WEDNESDAY,MAY 29TH-EIGHT O'CLOCK IN THE HIGH SCHOOL AUDITORIUM-ANGELA MOONEN AND LAVERNE PANEK-HONOR STUDENTS WILL BE ADDRESSING THE CROWD,FOLLOWED BY THE GIRLS TRIPLE TRIO,AND A CORNET TRIO GIVEN BY,PETER SUFKA,JAMES WALETZKO AND KATHLEEN JOHANNES-ENDING WITH BENEDICTION BY FR.JEROME BIELEJESKI
TONY LITCHY BROUGHT IN AN EGG SHAPED LIKE A PEANUT ON TUESDAY IT IS ON DISPLAY IN THE HERALD WINDOW.
MRS.RALPH VOS, A MEMBER OF THE HOLDINGFORD SCHOOL BOARD,DISTRICT NO. 93,HAS RESIGNED HER POSTION FROM THAT BODY TO ACCEPT A POSTION AS A TEACHER,THEREFOR MRS. VOS WILL NOT FILE FOR RE-ELECTION. THE BOARD TERMS OF MRS.VOS WOULD HAVE EXPIRED NEXT JULY.
SIX STUDENTS FROM THE HOLDINGFORD AREA WILL BE AMONG 48 SENIORS GRADUATING FROM THE ST.CLOUD SCHOOL OF NURSING SAT. MAY 22ND THEY ARE: JUDITH ATHMAN,KAREN BATCHA,EUGENE BRETH,MARY WIECHMAN,SUZANNE WINKLER,AND BERERLY WOIDYLA.BISHOP GEORGE SPELTZ WILL CONFER THE DIPLOMAS,REV.WILLIAM VOS WILL ADDRESS.
THE BURGLARS WHO ROBBED THE EBNET BROS. MARKET RECENTLY,WERE CAUGHT IN A MPLS. APARTMENT LAST WEEK.THEY HAD BROKEN OUT OF JAIL IN THE STATE OF WASHINGTON AND WERE ENROUTE TO MPLS. WHEN THEY DID THE JOB HERE EARLY TUESDAT MORNING.
LEWIS AND CLARK STARTED WESTWARD UP THE MISSOURI RIVER,MAY.14 1804
MR. AND MRS. WALTER EIDEN WILL CELEBRATE THEIR GOLDEN WEDDING ANNIVERSARY SUN.MAY 16TH 9 O'CLOCK ST. MARYS CHURCH,FOLLOWED BY AN OPEN HOUSE AT THE RIGHT PLACE 2-5
IN 1970,THE NATION SPENT $67.2 BILLION FOR HEALTH AND MEDICAL CARE