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1911: Guaranteed satisfactory


January 5, 1911:

H. M. Best, who has been principal of the Iroquois Schools for the past six years, went to De Smet Tuesday and entered upon the duties of county superintendent. It was but recently that he built a home in Iroquois, and as he and Mrs. Best are comfortably settled for the winter, they will not move to De Smet until spring.

Rev. Mueller of Pierre has accepted a call to the pastorate of Iroquois Cong’l church and will fill the pulpit regularly in the future. Rev. Mueller is a pleasant gentleman to meet and thinks that he will enjoy the work in his new field.

Dr. H. H. Frudenfeld, the Madison eye, ear, nose and throat specialist, will be in Iroquois again on Jan. 11, one day only. Glasses accurately fitted and guaranteed satisfactory in every way.

January 8, 1931:

The annual meeting of the stockholders of the Farmers and Merchants State Bank will be held Tues., Jan. 13 for the election of a board of directors and the transaction of other necessary business. The report will show the bank to be in excellent condition with loans in fine shape, no real estate on its books and with a heavy cash reserve. The usual dividend will be declared.

From a weather standpoint, the new year made no changes in the pace set by 1930. The first day of 1931 was like an early fall day, with a temperature of 45 above with warm sun.

January 9, 1941:

A business deal was closed the first of the week whereby Emmett Murphy took over the management of the Iroquois Implement Co. business which was conducted here the past few years by P. J. O’Keefe of Cavour. Murphy has been engaged in farming in this community for many years, and he plans to dispose of his farm equipment and livestock and devote his entire time to the implement business. He is busy getting the implement office cleaned up and arranged to suit his needs and plans to conduct the business in a manner that will merit the patronage of every farmer.

Lyman Harrington, local recreational director, started work on a skating rink on the school ground about the middle of December, but weather conditions have been very unfavorable for making skating rinks until during the past week.


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