Cherokee Daily Times from Cherokee, Iowa on May 31, 1960 · Page 64
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Cherokee Daily Times from Cherokee, Iowa · Page 64

Cherokee, Iowa
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Tuesday, May 31, 1960
Page 64
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TMe -Circus Gomes To 'Town Main Street Of Yesteryear s ! f Auto Parade On Main' Street -. 'Knights of Pythias, a fraternal order, , was ^.organized • .April ,16, •1897 by F. E. Duncan, -district •deputy of Iowa. There were 30 .members in. the . original; group. .The 19^6 •membership, totals', 44. '. The Original officers .were. D. ; -W. Adr'ott> ; ''A.B. r R6ss, James-Me .Gonigal, E. A. Kregar, S. C. Dickerson, J. S. Ptogrey, Clarence Allison, L. W. Beal, A. W. Luehrs, R. W-, .Hall, E..E. Jay and W..La-. .. -throp. Other members in addition to the''officers, were .'H. A. ,/Baker,' A. J.-Foote, W. H. Bowen, ,'Theo.'Gerlach, A. C. Gordon, H. .-'J. Schuster, William M. McKin- -.fton, Dan Thelan,' H.' H. Toman, :.'.W,illi-am Gei-^.er, Jacob! Trahn, /LaForrest Pickett, J. A. Jones, : A-/M. Wilson, L. A. Wi^weke, Ern.-est L. Halford, F. B, Ross, Fred . E. Denslow and William Jones. '>"•• At one.'.time the'lodge boasted J& membership of more than 300 'members. At one time it support';ed a uniform rank. In 1930 C. H. Rhoads directed a little German : band; sponsored by the lodge. - •: .Present .officers/of the .lodge ''are Earl Bugh, Chancellor Com•: mander; A..,A:. Woltman, vice ! commander; -{Luther Phipps, pre•; late; Ray Campbell, master of work; W. H. Fishman,, master of exchequer; Harry Macy, keeper .. bflrecords, and seals; W. W. Slee- : zer, mas_ter .at arms; W. L. ker, inner guard; Alfred Miller, .outer..guard,. J. E. Wirth, grand trustee. "'For more than half a century Caswell Manufacturing has been one of the . major industries of Cherokee. Three brothers, now deceased—Henry, Wallace and_R. A. Caswell—founded the Company in 1903 to manufacture belt guides for steam driven threshing separators. The first plant was located a block south of the present modern plant on South Vine Street, which was completed in 1953. The company new manufactures, .for distribution continent-wide cattle and hog curriers, hydraulic manure loader attainments, as well .as hog farrowing crates. L. C. French, who succeeded William Morris, is now Caswell's manager and 'employs 15 to 20 in the'factory-. He is a'native of Cherokee county and also operates a lOO-.acre farm west of Cherokee. Howard Bell is the firms sales manager and Wilbur Miller .the shop foreman. Cherokee Floral Operated By Wm. leAIpine's Cleland, Scotland •— a small town lear Glasgow—was the birthplace of the present owner of Cherokee Floral. William McAlpine came to Bocne, Iowa, as a child, Where his .'ather was employed in a green- .lous.e, and where young McAlpine necame;.familiar with the business. .With, his wire and children he moved to .Spencer in 1936, and to Mason City in 1942, working in greenhouses, in both cities. He serv- ed with'.'the : armed forces in the Pacific Theatei and aftei his di« charge - came to Cieroke2. McAlpine Stakes an active interest in veteran's, organization work and is also a member of the Odd Fellows ind Eagles. Mrs. O. B. Palmer started oper- xtion cf Cherokee.Flcral with one •.mall greenhouse in 1905. It was ;wned and operated in turn by Mrs. Palmer, Mrs. Charles Adams, Ed Holleid. Jchn- and Mulder Mun- scn and Wiliiam McAlpine and Richard Banken. Banken ''ecently Forrest City. Rauseh Operates Trucking Firm Since 1940,-Jess Rausch has operated a trucking service in Cherokee. A native of Blinds, his head- quarters were'first located -a" mile west of Cherokee r and moved to the present location in 1947. Rauseh began with one straight truck and has developed the fleet into four semi's and two straight trucks There are now six em- ployes in • the firm. The Gnam Hardware Of Yesteryear Robert Schultze, Mgr. OWNERS George Sutton lllllllllllllllllllllilllllll! CLOTHING SINCE 1926 GILDNER & SAUER IS KNOWN FOR Correctly Styled And Since 1S26, when this store was opened by Kleo Gildaer . . . The loyal patronage of our-customers and friends down and joined in partnership by Milo Sauer in 1928 .'. . many through the years indicates to us that this policy has changes havs tatlc 2 n place in Cherokee. inspired a feeling of trust and confidence in Gildner and Sauer. -. . '•••<: - ' But, regardless of Ihese changes — good or bad — Gildner and Sauer policy of selling to its customers only QUALITY Mcy there friendly relations continue always and^ may at REASONABLE PRICES has never changed. we have His priviledge of serving you in the years to come. . MILO J. SAUER JOHN SAUER RONNIE^HARTLIEP GREETINGS & BEST WISHES TO CHEROKEE ON ITS 100 YEARS - - FROM ALL OF US AT

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