What Was Happening in Walnut, Iowa, in 1911



Mrs. J. W. Craig, will entertain the Coffee Club, at her home south of town, next Saturday afternoon August 5th.

The misses Martha and Sharlotte Sell returned home in an auto, Sunday, after a six week’s visit in northern Iowa.

Glen Craig left Tuesday morning for a pleasure trip to Colorado Springs, Manitou and other points of interest in Colorado.

Mrs. George Ripener, of Clinton County, is spending a couple of weeks in this city with her sister, Mrs. Herman Wehland and family.

W. A. Cary and daughter and O. W. Hennings, left for Grand Island, Nebraska, Monday morning, in the latter’s auto, for a visit with relatives and friends.

BORN—To Mr. and Mrs. Thos. Paterson on Saturday, July 29th, a fine baby boy, the first boy born in their family, and the parents are justly proud of him.

Mr. and Mrs. H. D. Wehland, returned home, Monday evening from a ten days visit with her sister, Mrs. A. S. Walters and family at Herman, Nebraska, and another sister, Mrs. Fred Long, at Blair, Nebraska.

Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Karstens, of Avoca, spent Saturday and Sunday in Walnut and vicinity with her parents Mr. Mrs. Claus Kuhr and his sister, Mrs. Ernest Kohl and family.  (August 4, 1911)

Another Walnut Boy Makes Good

Harry Lodge, strictly a product of Walnut, has been appointed assistant veterinarian.  The following letter was received by Dr. Lodge and will explain his appointment.

                                                                        Des Moines, July 27, 1911

Mr. H. G. Lodge,

            Clarksville, Ia.

Dear Sir:  I am directed by Governor Carroll to inform you that he has named you assistant veterinarian and I am herewith enclosing you an oath of office which you will kindly execute and return to us, and upon receipt of the same your commission will be forwarded to you.

                                                                        Very truly yours,

                                                                        C. C. Nye, Secretary to Governor (Aug. 11, 1911)