A look back at the history of Hutchinson | Local


The reason a lot of school kids don’t get married is because they don’t want to give up a position of $ 50 for a dollar dude.

Firefighter boys made approximately $ 125 at their dance, which will be placed in the relief fund.

From Scientific American, cut out this and keep it: At the first sign of diphtheria in the throat, close the room, then take a tin cup and pour an equal amount of tar and turpentine into it, then hold the cup over the fire, so as to fill the room. of fumes. The patient inhaling the vapors will cough up the membranous material and diphtheria will pass. The tar and turpentine fumes clear the throat and thus provide the relief which has confused the skill of the doctors.

The Leader costs only $ 2 per year. It’s not expensive at that price.

On their farm in Boon Lake Township, Renville County, on December 21, Mr. and Mrs. Orville Hodgdon, respected pioneers in this neighborhood, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary. Louisa Potter and Orrin Hodgdon were married on December 21, 1871 by the Reverend William Copp in the rectory of Litchfield Methodist Church. The then young couple immediately started cleaning the farm in Boon Lake, which has been their home, except between 1876 and 1878 during the locust era, they occupied what is now known as the farm name Mooney, north of their farm.

The moon wishes an old man he was 20 years old and a young man would have liked to have two arms. Before the wedding, a man believes that a dog barks at the moon as a tribute to the splendor of the orb at night. After marriage, he learns the real motive.

The postal workforce processed a record volume of holiday mail in the past two weeks, with first-class greeting cards and mailings eclipsing any previous records. The local office doesn’t count its cancellations, but 115,000 one-and-a-half stamps were sold for use on greeting cards. Last year, the previous record, total sales barely exceeded 100,000.

The Minnesota-Western gas-electric passenger train, which runs from Minneapolis to Gluek via Hutchinson, was completely destroyed by fire on the tracks a mile east of Stubbs Bay. All but two bags of first class mail were rescued, but a considerable amount of express, freight and second class mail were destroyed. There were about 30 passengers on the train, and 15 of them came to Hutchinson by chartered bus.

Congressman Ancher Nelsen de Hutchinson was among those in attendance at the White House when President Richard Nixon signed the bill implementing a concentrated federal attack on cancer. Nelsen was seated in the front row of guests, along with members of the conference committee, who crafted a compromise between the Senate and House versions of the bill.

Nothing sells snowblowers and snowmobiles quite like record snowfall. This is the message delivered by the Hutchinson dealers who sell these machines. The unusually heavy snowfall this winter meant that traders did not have to exercise much of their sales skills. On the contrary, their purchasing skills have been more severely tested. As their own stocks dwindled, traders were forced to search warehouses and distributors for more machines that simply don’t exist. “We don’t have any new ones,” said Brad Lokensgard, co-owner of L&P. “We’ve been able to get about eight from a dealer in Willmar over the past two weeks, but now they don’t. has more to give us. “

Franck Boller, President of the Hutchinson Drift Riders Snowmobile Club, received a club certificate of achievement from Bill Arndt, a regional director of MnUSA, the state’s snowmobile organization.

Vi Mayer, President of the Hutchinson Region Chamber of Commerce, went 6-4 to easily win the title in the annual Leader Football Challenge. Mayer led from start to finish this season and had a comfortable 10-game winning margin. Tied for second place are editor-in-chief Matt McMillan and Lori Mittelstadt of Hutch Sports Shop. HHS athletic director Charlie Munz was third.

Popular platform: Thanks to the Hutchinson snow removal team. They are doing a great job. We have lived in cities for the past 15 years and recently moved to Hutchinson. We can’t believe how fast everything is cleaned up.

Looking Back is a weekly column by Kay Johnson, Arts and Special Projects Editor, that highlights Hutchinson’s story. Photo submissions with captions are welcome. Contact the leader by calling Johnson at 320-753-3641 or emailing [email protected]