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Betty Mann
The following appeared in the Rock County Herald on September 12, 1924:   LUVERNE PLANS FOR DEFENSE TEST DAY   Local Committee Completes Arrangements for Fitting Observance of Day This Afternoon   CO. H TO BE RECRUITED TO FULL WAR STRENGTH   Parade at 3 0’Clock will be Followed by Speech, Music and...
Betty Mann
The following appeared in the Rock County Herald on August 29, 1924:   ROCK COUNTY USED 1,223,002 GALLONS OF GASOLINE IN 1923   Report of State Oil Inspection Department Shows Rock County Generous Buyer of Gas Rock county used 1,223,002 gallons of gasoline during 1923, according to the annual...
Betty Mann
The following appeared in the Rock County Herald on August 22, 1924:   (Continued from last week)   OLE-TIMER RECALLS THE DAYS OF THE EARLY ’70s   Collin Estey had the first pre-emption along the Rock river valley in Rock  county. Mrs. Deborah Estey, her six sons, Amos, Collin, Orville, Al and...
Betty Mann
The following appeared in the Rock County Herald on August 22, 1924:   OLE-TIMER RECALLS THE DAYS OF THE EARLY ‘70S   George DeForce Returns here After Absence of Forty-Eight Years — And, Becomes Reminiscent.   George DeForce, who first came to Rock county with his parents fifty-two years ago,...
Betty Mann
The following appeared in the Rock County Herald on August 12, 1924:   BUILDING FOR HEALTH EXHIBIT REST ROOM AT COUNTY FAIR   Three Organizations Unite for Construction of Exhibit Building and Rest Room at Fair Grounds Under arrangements completed this week, the Rock County Chapter of American Red...
Betty Mann
The following appeared in the Rock County Herald on July 18, 1924:   TOMORROW WILL BE “HEART TAG DAY”   Every One Asked to “Have a Heart and Help the Unfortunates” by Buying a Tag. Heart Tag Day will be observed in Luverne tomorrow in behalf of The Volunteers of America, a most worthy benevolent...
Betty Mann
The following appeared in the Rock County Herald on July 11, 1924:   HARDWICK’S TWO BANKING INSTITUTIONS CONSOLIDATE   Farmers State Bank Takes Over Business of Security State Bank and Stockholders Pool Interests   The consolidation of Hardwick’s two banking institutions, which had been under...
Betty Mann
The following appeared in the Rock County Herald on May 30, 1924:   THREE ARE ARRESTED FOR ASHCREEK BANK ROBBERY   Members of Notorious Gang Are Apprehended and Positively Identified at Sioux Falls   Largely through clever work on the part of C. D. Brown, of St. Paul, who has been the directing...
Betty Mann
(The following is the last half of the article from last week’s “Bits by Betty.”)   The following appeared in the Rock County Herald on May 23, 1924:   BANDITS ROB ASHCREEK STATE BANK   Secure $700.00 in Currency and Few Liberty Bonds in Daring Day-Light Hold Up   GEO. M. LaDUE FORCED INTO BANK’S...
Betty Mann
The following appeared in the Rock County Herald on May 23, 1924:   BANDITS ROB ASHCREEK STATE BANK   Secure $700.00 in Currency and Few Liberty Bonds in Daring Day-Light Hold Up   GEO. M. LaDUE FORCED INTO BANK’S VAULT   Robbers Consist of Four Men Who Come and Disappear in New Buick Automobile...

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