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Thursday, 14 October 2010 15:09

10 years ago this week

Oct. 12, 2000

Eric Padilla and Ashli Grimes were crowned king and queen at the 2000 WPHS homecoming. Second attendants were Jeff Steckman and Larissa Ward and Clinton Barger and Sarah Harrison were first attendants. Crown bearers were Emily Johnston and Logan Bischoff.

Audra Romine, Verna Sandman and Virginia Gauger, members of the Eden Sunshine Club, were lunch guests of Jean Hardy in McCook Thursday.

Cliff and Margie Shackelford returned home after spending ten days in Virginia with Lon and Joan Shackelford and Kirsten at Charlottesville and with Margie’s granddaughter, Tara, and Dave Daly in Richmond.

Bev and Harold Maris spent Wednesday to Sunday in Omaha attending his army reunion. About 100 men, wives and other family members met at the Best Western Regency.

Renelle and Barry Mooney and Rylee spent Friday night with Loyd and Karen Christner and attended the Wauneta-Palisade football game.

Precip to date: 11.68 inches.

High for the week: 87° on Oct. 2 with Oct. 5 and 6 with highs at only 47°; low: 19° on Oct. 7.

25 years ago this week

October 10, 1985

Heidi Maxfield showed slides and spoke on her trip to Youth Congress ’85 which she attended with several area youth in Washington D.C. Her presentation followed a carry-in dinner at the Methodist Church Sunday.

Viola and Elwyn Krausnick were Sunday dinner guests in the home of Janet and Dennis Egle. Afternoon visitors for cake and ice cream in honor of Viola’s Monday birthday were Floyd and Delpha Nordhausen, Kenneth and Mervin Krausnick and Kevin and Fred and Betty Krausnick and Todd.

Mr. and Mrs. Milo Spaulding were Monday evening supper guests of Mr. and Mrs. Don Kennedy. The Spauldings were celebrating their 56th wedding anniversary.

Melissa Jo, daughter of Jim and Annette Long, was baptized at worship services at Redeemer Lutheran Church Sunday. Dinner guests of the Longs following the service were grandparents Donnie and Viola Castens and Violet and Wendell Long and about 20 friends and other relatives.

Visitors of Beth Harchelroad at Heritage Saturday were June McCallum, Elsie Counce, Ruby Jones, Dorothy Baumfalk, Bernice Hohl and Ruby Anderson, taking cookies and enjoying a visit in honor of Beth’s 87th birthday on the 14th and Nellie DeHart who had joined the group and would celebrate her 98th birthday on the 15th.

Glenn and Ora Ruettimann accompanied Ed, Jo and Courtney Arenz to Denver Saturday to meet Jami Arenz who was returning from a three-week trip to Cairnes, Brisbone and Sidney, Australia and other points of interest, accompanied by her grandmother, Esther Arenz, of Pasadena, Calif.

Julie Maris and friend Dan were weekend guests in the Leland Maris home. She came to surprise her brother, Michael, and to attend the Stratton High School homecoming festivities where Michael was crowned king. Others from the Eden Community as part of the homecoming royalty were Michael Egle, junior class attendant and Jasen Littrel, freshman attendant.

Precip for the week: .52 of an inch, for October: .59 of an inch; for 1985: 15.12 inches.

Grain Markets: wheat-2.68/bu.; corn-2.18/bu.; milo-3.20/cwt; soybeans-4.46/bu.

50 years ago this week

October 13, 1960

The Palisade Soil and Water Conservation District chose Mr. and Mrs. Jason Christner as the 1960 honor family. An aerial color picture was awarded to Mr. Christner at the convention held in Fremont.

Mrs. Minnie Christner celebrated her 85th birthday Sunday with all her children present. The group attended church together, followed by a dinner in the home of Mrs. Eva Stinnette with over 25 present. Birthday cake and coffee were served to many guests in Mrs. Christner’s home that afternoon.

Mr. and Mrs. Jim Huser, Mr. and Mrs. John Simon and boys and Mary Handel and Kenneth Handel, both of McCook, were at the Paul Meints home to help Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Handel of McCook celebrate their 39th wedding anniversary.

Mr. and Mrs. Jim Arenz and family spent the weekend in Denver as guests of Mr. and Mrs. Joe Smukler and family.

75 years ago this week

October 9, 1935

A large crowd gathered at the Methodist Church Wednesday evening to honor the new pastor, Rev. O. A. Fortune and family. A covered dish supper was served, followed by a program of music and readings.

Miss May Bartholomew of Lebanon is spending the week with her sister, Mrs. Walter Pennington.

Sixty friends and neighbors surprised Harry Colson by gathering at his home Wednesday evening for an ice cream supper.

Mr. and Mrs. Fred Nordhausen and Viola were McCook visitors Thursday and Mrs. Lee Kitt and daughter Phyllis were McCook visitors Saturday.

Local Markets: wheat-1.01; corn-.70; eggs-.23; cream-.25; heavy hens-.13; light hens-.10; heavy springs-.13; light springs-.10; old cox-.05.

100 years ago this week

October 13, 1910

Our school board is thinking of putting in the 4th teacher. The people are with them and it should be done by all means.

G. W. Fielding brought us in a Yucca stem of flowers in full bloom Saturday. They never were known to bloom so late in the season before.

The band was reorganized Wednesday evening.

If the weather clerk doesn’t mind, he may open the valves and drop down a little moisture.

Mr. Morgan, the restaurant man and wife, also Lon Ditton, visited Sunday with Adamson’s.