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ALTON NELSON - A crew of nine magazine solicitors, traveling...
A crew of nine magazine solicitors, traveling in one Ford'car, had only a short stay in Decorah last week, says the Journal. Mayor George A. Baker began checking up on the activities of the group of magazine solicitors. The stories of some of them did not jibe. One man Said he was from Waukon and later admitted he was from Chicago. Chicago. Chief of Police Eli Ellickson and Patrolmen Mike Musser and Alton Nelson rounded up the group and escorted escorted them to the office of Sheriff Mike C. Graf in the court house, where they were held for about two hours. After a conference with county county and city officials they promised to leave Decorah and not return and the nine of them filed out and packed themselves into the Ford to leave Decorah. Decorah.

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  1. Postville Herald,
  2. 10 Oct 1935, Thu,
  3. Page 2

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