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Elgin Echo Newspaper

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Elgin Echo

Elgin, Iowa

April 3, 1930



Mr. and Mrs. Joe Peters were surprised Sunday when a number of their relatives and friends filled baskets to help Mrs. Peters celebrate her birthday. Those present were Messrs. and Mesdames Melvin Boyer and family, Frank Lyons and Doris and Willis, George Howard and family, George Boyle and family, Clarence Tripp and Cecil, Chas. Peters and family, Arthur Patterson, Sidney Patterson and Wilson, Louis Becker and family, George Tripp, Dave Rowland and Phyllis, and Mrs. Etta Mays and Raymond, Blaine Danks, Mr. Berger and Frank Davis of McGregor. Many beautiful gifts and a collection of money were left in memory of the day.


April 10, 1930

Front Page



Bud Boyer and his crew of seven men started out Monday for the southwest part of the county where they have three miles To township road to put to grade. Their first project is Oran township and they will be five miles west of Oelwein.

“Bud’s” gang are all from this section and they are as follows:  Hand and Harry Frederick, Delbert Lyons, Chas. Peters, Wesley Barker, Donald Bdleyn [sic as appeared] and Cliff Wilson.



~ transcribed and contributed by Crystal A. Bingham <>

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