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Friday, 26 November 2010 19:44

10 years ago this week

Nov. 23, 2000

Two exchange students, Insa Hicken and Christian Reusch, both from Germany, are attending school at Wauneta-Palisade. Hicken is staying at the home of Pat and Mary Madden and Reusch is staying with the Bill Atchison family in Palisade.

Neldon and Linda Hewitt of Seattle, Wash., came Sunday to the Kent Buffington home to visit through Thanksgiving before going to Arizona. Visitors Sunday evening were Janice and Don Hewitt and Kendi and James Cahoj and sons.

Lylas Hudson, Ronda Vrbas and Betty Carey spent several days in Minnesota with their brothers, Bud and Marilyn Norman and family of Fairboult and Jim and Cleone Norman and family of Rochester. Fifty-five family members enjoyed Thanksgiving at Jim and Cleone’s home.

Dalton Harchelroad was dedicated by Pastor Matt Hoffman at the Hamlet Union Church Sunday. His family, Brian and Michelle, Dawnta and Sydnee, hosted a dinner following the service.

Lloyd Lewis of Lincoln and Leslie and Jeremy Lewis of Raymond spent Friday to Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. John Lewis.

Marlin and Lois Wine attended the Community Thanksgiving service in Imperial Sunday evening. Also attending were Phyllis Nordhausen, Esther Einspahr and DeLores Taylor. Dodi Mohr was a participant.

25 years ago this week

November 28, 1985

Approximately 200 people turned out for the pancake supper benefit for the theatre with over $500 raised.

Anita Wheeler took part in the 450-voice all state chorus which performed in Fremont Saturday evening. During tryouts in October six out of 25 were selected and she was the second one chosen. Mr. and Mrs. Rod Wheeler and Roxy, Marjorie Wheeler and Mr. and Mrs. Dan Marshall and Kendrick of Enders attended the concert.

Mrs. Clara McBride and Lucille McBride attended the second year anniversary for Life-line subscribers and their responders at the Chase County Hospital in Imperial Wednesday afternoon.

Several of Wauneta’s Job Daughters attended church together at the Methodist Church Sunday and were dinner guests in the home of the parents of Honored Queen Lynnette Lawson.

Mr. and Mrs. Harold Lapp of Hayes Center were Wednesday visitors of Leona Paustian. Joan Denker and Michelle Sis and Kelsie visited Friday.

Precip for the week: .01 of an inch; for November: .65 of an inch; for 1985: 16.34 inches.

Grain Markets: wheat-2.82/bu.; corn-2.28/bu.; milo-3.24/cwt; soybeans-4.42/bu.

50 years ago this week

November 24, 1960

Nebraska census figures were released with Wauneta Village listed with 794, Imperial with 1,423 and Chase County with 4,317.

A total of 29 deer were checked through the checking station at Imperial during the season with Wauneta hunters taking eight of the total.

The annual County Government Day was held Nov. 21 with 14 members of the high school junior class taking part.

Mrs. Carl Widger, Mrs. Mary McCallum and June McCallum called in the Gerry Wine home Monday morning to visit Mr. and Mrs. Lee Warnkee and girls from Elgin, Ill.

Mrs. Mary Athey left Monday for Denver and will go to Colorado Springs to spend Thanksgiving in the home of her son, Mr. and Mrs. Glen Athey and Athenia.

Sunday dinner guests in the Robert Egle home were Mr. and Mrs. Glen Glasco and family of Bird City, Kan., and Mr. and Mrs. Loren Egle and Larry.

Guests Sunday morning in the Bernard Modrell home were Mr. and Mrs. W. E. Hasty of Burlingame, Calif., Mrs. Wilbur Laird, Portland, Ore., Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Dunham and Mr. and Mrs. Richard Dunham of Englewood, Colo., and Mr. and Mrs. Allen Carse. It was the first time all the sisters of Mrs. Modrell had been together for some time.

75 years ago this week

November 20, 1935

Miss Ora Denker spent the weekend with Miss Alvina Denker.

Mrs. Wallace Hartzer entertained a number of friends Friday complementary to Mrs. P. Peterson who with her husband is to leave soon to spend the winter in California.

A corn husking bee was held for Cecil Rowley. Thirty-three men turned out and shucked it all but eight acres. A number of women turned out and helped serve dinner.

Mrs. Jim Harrison and daughter Beulah visited Mrs. Elmer Harrison while the men attended the husking bee.

C. W. Pribbeno lost his well last week caused by caving in. J. C. Kitt started digging a new one Monday morning.

A surprise birthday party was given for Herman Nordhausen at the Henry Denker home Friday evening. The evening was spent playing pitch. Andrew Brunkhorst won first, Herbert Busking low. Ladies prizes were won by Linda Keiser and Esther Bischoff.

Local markets: cream-.30; heavy hens-.14; light hens-.12; heavy springs-.14; light springs-.12; turkeys-.19; eggs-.30.

100 years ago this week

November 24, 1910

The alarm of fire was given last Thursday night at 12:30. It was the old bank building which was occupied by Mrs. Copeland’s millinery store.

The town should have that other cart and 400 feet of hose as originally intended. It will cost $385.00. We will loan the town $25.00 and take a warrant for the same. Who are the other 14 business men who will do likewise?

Mrs. Ray Gibson and Miss Greta Grosbach have gone down to Mrs. Gibson’s parents at Wilsonville to visit and eat turkey.

Truman Kitt and family visited at Omar’s Sunday.