EIGHTY YEARS AGO: That controversial new liquor store opening soon will be located in the Hutchinson building on Main Street. It is just across the street from and just east of the post office. Currently it is a grocery store. Manager is to be P.P. Nockels of this city.

…Three auto loads of Clear Lake businessmen visited here last week boosting the candidacy of Clarence Knutson of that city for Republican nomination for governor.

…The Luther League at First Lutheran Church recently entertained 200 at a party.

…Norman Bredesen, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Bredesen of Glenwood Township, has an interesting experience ahead of him. He will make a boat trip to Panama on a steamship owned by the United States.

…It was a busy time at the courthouse last week, with many marriage licenses issued. Among them: Fred Ronan and Helene Boe; Elmer Fadness and Ethel Yarwood; Pat Linnane and Irene McKenna; Elmer Jensen and Nellie Olson; Rudolph Erickson and Florence Mader; and Joseph Powers, who is marrying Hildegard Zweibohmer.

…For sale: Bed spring and mattress for $14.95 at Decorah Furniture Company.

…From the society pages of 1934: Mr. and Mrs. Jens Rasmussen of Glenwood Township are observing their 25th wedding anniversary. The bride of 25 years is the former Stella Rosendahl. Their children are Henrietta, Ray, Lester, Mae, Selma, Vernon, Erwin and Marlyn.

…The famous Delco Appliance exhibit bus is coming to Decorah this week. The big modern Ballyhoo bus is colorfully decorated and equipped with a powerful radio and amplifiers to broadcast music and voice at will. It features other modern appliance exhibits for rural and urban homes.

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