EIGHTY YEARS AGO: A grand total of 73 students will graduate from the Decorah High School this weekend. The class of accomplished seniors will be honored at exercises at the C.K. Preus gymnasium at Luther College.
…The Decorah city debt has been reduced to $20,300. Officials report the city will be absolutely free of debt by 1938 at the rate of bond retirement.
…A young Festina boy was electrocuted the other day at the Festina Creamery when he came in contact with an electric switch.
…A Decorah man found $115 in United States currency in a book lying on a window ledge in the office of County Treasuruer C. M. Anderson. Young “Hoot” Ellingson discovered the cash and turned in his find to the county treasurer. The cash belonged to Mr. E.O. Albertson, a well-known farmer living near Ridgeway. Mr. Albertson was indeed grateful for “Hoot’s” honesty. This is the kind of news we like to report.
…Breaking news of the day. A clock owned by local jeweler R.W. Relf has stopped functioning after 28 years of faithful service. He says the clock required winding only once each week for the past 28 years. He called into the newspaper office to report the clock failed to function the other day. A representative of the Waterbury Clock Company is expected to arrive in the area in a few weeks to repair the clock, which stands six feet high in the local business.
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