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Wednesday, 19 September 2012 20:54

10 years ago this week

Sept. 19, 2002

Bill Jeffries stepped down as the veterans service officer after 25 years. Duane Todd of Imperial will replace Jeffries.

Firefighters and families were honored during a 9/11 ceremony held at the Palisade school. Blue Star banners were presented to families with husbands, sons and daughters serving in the military. Presentations were made to Lester and Betsy Daniel, Monte and Karleen Cooper, Mick and Joyce Majors, Fred and Nada Krotter, Stephanie Malcolm, Patty Hanken, Richard Alan Baxter and Linda and Tom Moss.

Nell and Everett Terry and daughter, Kathy Nelson, of Lake Placid, Fla., were Saturday morning coffee guests of Delpha Nordhausen.

Beverly Williams of Madrid, Jean Wach, Lana Skelton and Mary Gigax were among the attendees at the Women in Ag seminar in Kearney Wednesday to Friday.

John and Sherrie Oliver of Scottsbluff were Saturday morning visitors of Edna Christensen. They were returning home after attending a Babe Ruth convention in Kansas City.

Bobby Townsend and Anthony and Beverly Dinnel went camping in Wyoming with family over the weekend.

Precip: .24 of an inch. Moisture to date: 7.54 inches. High for the week: 84° on Sept. 15; low: 45° on Sept. 14.

25 years ago this week

Sept. 17, 1987

Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Ough attended a reunion of W.W.II Minesweepers held at the Denver Hotel over the weekend.

Arlene Large and Lela Hamilton and their mother, Ruby Kennedy, drove to Kennewick, Wash., where they visited Ruby’s sister and husband, Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd McCoy and visited a cousin, Dorothy Bushy and family at Pasco, Wash.

Dwight and Wilma Egle of New Lennox, Ill., is visiting his sister, Virginia Gauger, and also his mother, Ida Egle, who resides at Heritage Home, and other relatives.

Tuesday supper guests of Esther and Frank Novacek were Glen and Edna Christensen and Jim and Bev Oliver of Ontario, Calif.

Alma McBride visited Vearl and Lucille McBride and showed pictures and told of her recent tour to London, England and Scotland with three friends from McCook. Of special interest were the tartan plaids that represent the McBride family.

Precip: .50 of an inch; for 1987: 15.79 inches.

Grain Markets: wheat-2.31/bu.; corn-1.48/bu.; milo-2.22/cwt; soybeans-4.72/bu. cash, 4.53-new crop.

50 years ago this week

Sept. 20, 1962

An estimated 1,300 persons received their final dose of Sabin Oral Vaccine Sunday at the high school auditorium. More than 60 persons, unable to attend Sunday, received their vaccine at Dr. Carlson’s office.

Dale Bischoff was named outstanding Jaycee for the first quarter by the board of directors.

Dewayne Adair who has been stationed in Tennessee in the Navy spent a few days in the Sam Hubbard home and will be leaving for Maryland state.

Mr. and Mrs. Jack Maddux attended the Colorado Here-ford Cattle Tour Tuesday to Saturday. Sandra stayed with Dr. and Mrs. Smith and John with Eva Maddux while they were gone.

Mr. and Mrs. Herman Nord-hausen and Harold and Mrs. Henry Denker went to Kearney Sunday to visit Mr. and Mrs. Jim Sutherland and attend the baptismal service for baby Jimmy Jr. Mr. and Mrs. C. J. Sutherland also attended.

Eva Widger, Mrs. McCallum and June went to the Imperial Garden Flower Show Saturday afternoon.

Mr. and Mrs. Gene Carrigan of Denver visited his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Al Carrigan Sunday.

75 years ago this week

Sept. 22, 1937

In the sports section of the Lincoln State Journal - a picture of Leonard (Shorty) Gauger, called the “Big Boy of Husker Frosh,” was pictured with frosh coach Ed Weir. Gauger stands 6 feet 5 inches and is one of the biggest men on the squad.

Mrs. Carrie Heitz of Galva, Ill., is visiting her brother, George Schwenk Sr. and other relatives.

Rev. Luther Hegwood and family and his mother, Mrs. Alice Hegwood, took dinner with the Chas. Tatum family Thursday.

Mr. and Mrs. Arch Counce and Mr. and Mrs. Delbert Thompson spent Sunday in Keystone viewing the Keystone project.

Local Markets: wheat-.90; corn-.85; barley-.55; cream-.32; eggs-.14; hens-.11-.14.

100 years ago this week

September 19, 1912

H. Kline and wife were at Madrid last week to attend the old settlers reunion.

Arthur and Roy Pollys, Paul Terrys, Ralph Metcalf and Ferd Wright had the pleasure of helping Bill Brannan celebrate his 58th birthday on the 16th. Mr. and Mrs. S. B. Walker were also in attendance. There was music and playing games. Lunch of cake, pie, pickles, grapes and coffee were served.

F. C. Krotter was in town between trains Wednesday.