Cherokee Daily Times from Cherokee, Iowa on May 31, 1960 · Page 61
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Cherokee Daily Times from Cherokee, Iowa · Page 61

Cherokee, Iowa
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Tuesday, May 31, 1960
Page 61
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The above photo was taken during a Sunday School parade held in Cherokee during the early 1900's. Leading the parade is Fong Moon, who operated'a Chinese laudry here for many years. The parade apparently consisted on units representing various nationalities. kee Rot?.ry Club and member Of American Law Institute. Lester C. Ary received his B.A. at the Iowa State Teachers College, J. D. from the University of Iowa, did graduate work at the University of Columbia; is currently President of Rotary Club and Past Governor of 175th Rotary District, v Past President of the Chamber v of Commerce College board, Cherokee Jr. College Board, present member of Library board and of the lowe State Board of Education. John H. Cook earned his B. S. at the University of Chicago, re ceived his M'. A. and J. D. degree? at St. Paul University. Pripr to his study of law, Mr. Cook was a research chemist for Swift & Co., in charge of analytical research. He is also a member of the Cherokee Planning Commission and a Rotary director. Herrick, Ary Firm Stems From First; Law Office HrC: Kellogg started the" first practice of law in Cherokee in 1869, -having been admitted to 'the ,Bar in Vermont., in 1846. Shortly after he opened, his iprac- tice in Cherokee, the firm of Kellogg and Lewis was established as'a-.partnership and continued as such until 1875, when Mr. Lewis became judge. During this same year, E, C. Hemck joined the partnership changing the firm name to Kellogg & Herrick until M Kellogg's retirement in 1886 Mr. Herrick-then practiced 'alone until 1904, when his son W K be- cami. a me,nber in the firm of Herrick & Herrick. E. C. Herrick died in 1926. The following year, Lester C. Ary entered the firm and it' became 'known as Herrick & Ary. In 1944, Mr. W: K. Herrick passed away, leaving Lester,. C. Ary .alone .in the practice, until 1953, when John H. Cook joined him ... . the firm title becoming Herrick, Ary anc. Cook, as we now know it. E. C. Herrif's graduated from' the University Of Michigan in law and was or.ce a Democratic candidate for Congress. W. K. Herrick attended Lake Forrest College 'and secured his BA. fiom the University ""tJl Michigan He was a graduate of the University of Iowa School of Law, also a member of Cherokee school board, Sioux Valley Memorial Hospital board, Chamber ; of .Commerce, President of Chero- Loyal Martin Opened Practice Here In ,. Loyal R. Martin," attorney at law, began his practice in Cherokee during 1948. He was then off iced ' in the Allison . Building, prior to establishing himself in the Brummer' Building where he now is located. He was.born In Sioux County, Iowa and received his LL B degree fiom'the Creighton Uni- veisity in Omaha, Nebraska in 1934. He served'in Branch AAA as Rank Captain during World War II from- 1942 to 1946.' Mr. Martin is presently holding the office of City. Attorney. Lumber Firm At Location For 50 Years For approximately fifty years, the lumber yard at 210 S. Fourth was known as the Weart and Lysaght Company. This firm also owned yards at Marcus, Cleghorn, Quimby and Washta. . Fifteen years ago the Rock Is land .Lumber Company, with head-quarters in St. Paul, Minn, bought the five yards as part oi its expansion program in Iowa. Now the division office for the company is here at Cherokee, with Fred. Morrison as division manager. A native of Cherokee County, Bob Fassler, manages the local plant. Fassler worked for the chain in Quimby before entering military service. After serving with the army for five years — part of which time he was with a generar hospital unit overseas — he came to Cherokee in 1946. He lives with his wife and daughter, Pamela, nine, at 1116 W. Bluff. Also employed at'the local yard are Mrs. Garnet Winkel, in office sales,' Eldred Pauling, yard sales and delivery, and Frank Crocker, yard sales. Fassler emphasizes that the Cherokee company specializes in home planning, working directly with the home—builder, or with 'the contractor in selecting the right quality materials for the job. Cherokee Times - June 7th, 1872 SODA FOUNTAIN J A Cole has put up the first soda-fountain ever brought to Cherokee and during thesa hot days it is most refreshing to drink the": cooling beverage foaming f'-om the icr fountain. .. - Nelson Law Firm Established Here In 1933 This legal practice was established in 1933 by Archie R. Nelson in Cherokee and the offices were located at their present site on East Main Street. Joe G. Nelson became a partner in 1940, leaving his own practice' which he had started in 1937.. Archie R. Nelson, prior to coming here, practiced first in Lake Mills, Iowa and Joe G. Nelson practiced first in Muscatine, la. ' Nelson & Nelson opened an office in Aurelia in 1950 which they occupy one day each week, on Wednesdays. Archie R. Nelson was born in Cherokee County in 1394. He graduated from the Aurelia high school, after \vhich he -attended Grinnell College for two years. He received his LL. B. from the University of Iowa in 1917. Mr. Nelson also served as County Attorney of Cherokee from 19351947 ', and, was president of the Iowa County Attorneys Association in 1945. He served in Worlc War I as First Lieutenant anc 1 belongs to the following organizations: Masons, Consistory. Amercian Legion, American Bai Ass'n., Iowa Bar Ass'n, Iowa Good Roads Ass'n., Board of Directors of North Iowa Pension Fund and is a member of the Methodist Church. Joe G. Nelson was born in Des Mdines, on October 24, 1907. He •received his B. A. and M. A. degrees at the -State University of Iowa 'and Columbia University. He. .belongs to the Phi Alpha Delta-and Phi Beta Kappa fraternities. Mr. Nelson is also & member of the Cherokee Countj • and-Iowa State Bar Associations and the Memorial Presbyterian Church. was held at the Wilson school," where they continue meeting today. • The present membership ranges from 24 to 3G. For the first few years of the Chorus' existence there 'were no officers but at •present the officers are Dr. James Moore, president; Dr. E. C. Hogan, vice-president and A. H Nelson, seccrtary. The Cherokee Men's Chorus fills a definite need in our community. It satisfies the desire oi men who like to sing; : men who appreciate good music and find' enjoyment in its interpretation Likewise, the residents of our city find pleasure in-the annual musi cal skits, reviews and variety shows which these men provide for them. They also perform when asked, at civic and social functions. The proceeds of all, such events go for the purchase of sheet music and uniform suits for the men, the balance of \vhich is contributed to needy worthwhile causes. L. McCulla Began Law Pracitice Here In 1928 Mr. Laurence C. McCulla, lawyer, was born in Cherokee county and graduated from Cumberland University in Lebanon, Tenn. He first began the practice of law in 1928 when he joined the firm of McCulla and McCulla which had been established bj?-.. This father, Thomas McCulla. Laurence and Walter McCulla maintained the firm as partner attorneys for nearly twenty years. L. C. McCulla left the law firm in 1949 in order *o enter private practice and he set up his first offices over the Woolworth building. Mr. McCulla , served in the Rainbow Division during World War I and also was attached with Cherokee's own Company "M" at the Mexican Border in 1916. He is a past-post commandpr of the 1 L. A. Wescott Post No. 2253, local branch of the Veterans of Foreign Wars and has held the office of service officer in this organization for over twenty 1 years. Hens Chorus City In 1946 A vocal group, Cherokee Men's Chorus, was organized in 1946 by Norman Meyer, music director in.-the Cherokee Public Schools. Charter members of the group were Charles Buma, Robert Schultze, .Dr. E. C. Hogan, David Sayre, Kenneth Ohlsbn, Frank Wetrosky, D. H. Schalekamp and Harry, Dewar. .,-'-' The firstrehearsal of the group Cleaning Service Since 1833 CLEANERS- and HATTERS KEEP NEW -THINGS NEW Phone 66 119 E. Mean St. Longfello girdle of elastic net with satin elastic boning, zipper. White $13.50 All elastic Flair bra with embroidered nylon marquisette topcups and exclusive contour straps. White A, B, C, $3.95 . 25 YEARS OF SUCCESS Built With Leading'Brands Like Corsets and 'Brassieres As Well As . . / Vanity Fair Lingerie /Lady Nobelt Pajamas / Goodman Scarfs / Lilyeiie Brassieres ""X./ Shrewsbury and Caro Dusters ma Moved Recently Back To American Theatre Building ?/ 'i \ i\Mtec) olesalete ( Me> CITY LEMARS ROCK RAPID: CHEROKEE IDA GROVE

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