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Wednesday, 10 October 2012 20:30

10 years ago this week

Oct. 10, 2002

Edna Christensen hosted a tea party Wednesday at her home. She served hot tea and hot spiced cider and sample tea cookies which grandson John Christensen of Miami, Fla., had sent. Guests were Marge Hanna, Doris Ough, Ila Widger, Iris Large, June Cox and Ruby Ham.

Lynn, Rhonda and Raelyn Brunkhorst went to Sidney Friday and Saturday, meeting Kari and attending the city’s Octoberfest. They saw the performance of the City of Denver Drum and Pipe Corp.

Bob and Rosalie Henggler of Denver, Colo., were Friday visitors of Betty Johnson. Rosalie and Betty were schoolmates at Curtis.

Jim and Karla Williams and 18-month-old Vaughn of Oregon were guests of her grandmother, Elsie Becker, Sept. 24-Oct. 2. This was the first time Elsie had seen her great grandson.

Smoky and Leola Alberts left Sept. 20 for Lincoln where they visited Wayne and Sherry Larson. They attended the baptism of their first great grandchild, Alise Dawn, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Aric Vonasek. They also visited Janice and Gary Sines and Tracy at Jefferson City, Mo.

Lois Kanost and Lorene Greeley met in Imperial for lunch Monday.

Theron Kitt had lunch with Donnaline Kitt Saturday. Anita and Larry Kitt were her Sunday visitors.

Stuart and Trisha Rothschal of Cottonwood, Ariz., were Thursday breakfast and lunch guests of grandparents Mary Emma and Marvin Maris on their way to Gregory, S.D.

Precip for the week: .34 of an inch. High for the week: 85° on Sept. 30; low: 36° on Oct. 5.

25 years ago this week

October 8, 1987

Ann Einspahr celebrated her 80th birthday Saturday morning when her daughters, Kathy Shriver, Joan Hill and Carol Neverve and daughters-in-law Esther Einspahr and Joyce Einspahr, invited 18 friends to her home for coffee, rolls and fruit cups. Saturday evening 21 family members and Ann ate at The Club.

Bev Maris, Sharon Walgren and Pat Kitt visited Wednesday evening with Ola Dudek and Mary Ann Beilke of Grand island at the home of Erma Newman. All are Past Matrons of Order of Eastern Star.

Bev and Harold Maris were honored at a belated dinner at The Club Saturday evening for their 40th anniversary, hosted by their sons, Jeff and Joe, and wives, Laurie and René.

Betty Johnson joined two ladies at Haxtun, Colo., Saturday, going to Denver to a Cookie Cutter Collectors Club meeting. Betty has been a member of the club for 20 years and has a large collection of cookie cutters.

Mrs. Art Bush met Barb Bush at the North Platte airport on her return from a four week government assignment with the Soil and Water Exchange Program in Denmark and several days spent in Washington D.C. Barb is District Conservationist for six Sandhill counties.

Doug Terry and Amy Miller were crowned homecoming king and queen. First attendants were Joel Gockley and Kim Lambert; second attendants were Chad Nordhausen and Linn Hendrix. Julie Maddux and Rogan Einspahr were crown bearers.

Precip. to date: 15.92 inches.

Grain Markets: wheat-2.24/bu.; corn-1.53/bu.; milo-2.22/cwt.; soybeans-4.67/bu.

50 years ago this week

Oct. 11, 1962

Kenny Smith was the “top dollar” slave at the annual FFA Slave Auction, purchased by Elwyn Krausnick for $17.20. FFA Advisor Gerald Huntwork sold for $20 to the Imperial Auction Market.

Velma Wade is now working at Falls Bank, replacing Mary Morgan who moved to Bayard.

Mr. and Mrs. Earl Tatum were honored Sunday on their 59th anniversary with 150 signing the guest book. Daughters Mrs. Willis Lorance, Mrs. Lillian Walgren and Mrs. Cleo Harrison and daughter-in-law Mrs. Ruby Tatum presided at the cake and punch table. All of their children were present at a supper Saturday evening.

Miss Freda Ihrig, a former teacher here, from Johnson, Neb., visited friends here the past week. Mrs. Robert Hanna entertained at a dinner Sunday evening for her, also Miss Mabel Gilkeson of Sutherland, Miss Gertrude McCallum and Mrs. Orville Widger and Danny.

Mr. and Mrs. Reinhold Gloy spent Sunday to Tuesday in Valentine attending a Soil and Water conservation meeting. Leonard Jablonski was an honored guest at the meeting.

75 years ago this week

October 13, 1937

Mr. and Mrs. Will Fisher of Denver and Mrs. Flora Fisher of McCook were Wauneta visitors Wednesday. These people are old timers here, the men are property owners in town. They were dinner guests of Mrs. Grace Hann.

Bud Johnson and Vern Fisher left Sunday for Colorado to hunt deer.

James Washburn of Caldwell, Idaho, spent Thursday and Friday visiting the Oliver families.

Local Markets: cream-.35; eggs-.16; hens-.14; wheat-.83; corn-.70.

100 years ago this week

October 10, 1912

There certainly were more teams in town Saturday than usual.

Geo. Smith and Art Nesmith made a trip to Wauneta after coal Monday.

Miss Ellen Person, accompanied by pupils of her school, called at the E.L. Wiley’s one afternoon to see him make sorghum.

Peter Nelson was binding cane for E. Cecil and Earl Wiley Friday and Saturday.

Walter Deininger and wife, Bert Dimick and wife, G. G. Athey and wife and Prof. West autoed to McCook Saturday and attended the band concert. Hal Fuller also attended.

 
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Wednesday, 03 October 2012 22:08

10 years ago this week

Oct. 3, 2002

Local firemen were recognized during an appreciation supper at the Enders Lake Golf Course in September. Recognized for their years of service on the department were Dale Bischoff, 40 years; Kent Steckman, 20 years and Donn Allen, 20 years. Fireman of the Year was split by two deserving firemen, Bob Goings and Donn Allen.

Ed and Jo Arenz went to Fremont Saturday to visit a missionary friend, Peggy Drake of Burkins Fasso, Africa, who was to speak at the Alliance Church in Fremont.

Karl and Judy Polly and Kip and Kay Polly and girls went to McCook Saturday to see the B-24 Liberator “Diamond Lil” and the B-29 Super Fortress “Fifi” which were on tour sponsored by the Confederate Air Force.

Gerald Bridgman, Ethel Bridgman and Lucille McBride accompanied Ruby Anderson to the Barbershop program Saturday evening in McCook.

Loyann and Gaylin Hartzer spent the weekend with Lorrie and Mike Hofstetter and family in Daykin, attending the October Fest at Fairbury on Saturday where Brooke and Brianne played piano solos.

Robert and Ruth Hohl spent the weekend in Loveland, Colo., with Ron and Joni Hill and Alex.

Precip for the week: .05 of an inch; for 2002: 7.59 inches. High for the week: 84° on Sept. 24; low: 35° on Sept. 27.

25 years ago this week

October 1, 1987

City crew members, with the assistance of the county, seal coated 14 blocks of the city’s streets.

Family of Bill and Hilda Roschewski were Sunday dinner guests to celebrate their 55th anniversary. Guests were Wally and Elaine Jones and Lillian Kress and son John of Skiatook, Okla.; Wayne and Elaine Roschewski and Melanie, Sherry Nichols and Theron of Lincoln, Ted and Carolyn Anderson and Frank, Dan and Sharla Roschewski, Darrin, Angie and Amanda, Brenda Anderson, Shane and Shelby. Art and Nina Fortkamp, Amil and Opal Fortkamp and Violet Long joined them in the afternoon.

Mr. and Mrs. Jim Long and girls attended homecoming in Atwood Friday night to watch Annette’s brother, Corey, play football.

Mr. and Mrs. Junior Kitt, Mr. and Mrs. Frank West and boys and Mr. and Mrs. Arwyn West were Sunday dinner guests of Garth and Kim West and Montana, honoring Lois West’s Sunday birthday.

Mr. and Mrs. Vearl McBride and Mr. and Mrs. Homer Hoff ate at the Steak Out Monday evening, then played cards in the Hoff home to celebrate the ladies’ birthdays which were both on the 25th.

John and Frances Lewis went to Crete Saturday to attend the football game.

Precip for the week: .04 of an inch; for 1987: 15.92 inches.

Grain Markets: wheat-2.23/bu; corn-1.52/bu.; milo-2.25/cwt; soybeans-4.59/bu.

50 years ago this week

Oct. 4, 1962

Captain and Mrs. Dewayne Decker and family of Tucson, Ariz., are spending their leave with their families, Mr. and Mrs. Virgil Strayer and Mr. and Mrs. Zenas Decker.

Coffee guests of the Bill Buffingtons Friday night following the ball game at Benkelman were Bob, Lola, Vearl, Lucille McBride, and Wayne, Marie and Stan Smith.

Friday supper guests of Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Bischoff and girls were Mr. and Mrs. Perry Ruby of Klackamas, Ore., Mrs. Glen Smith of Arch Cape, Ore., Mrs. Marvin Bischoff and family and Everett Keiser.

Miss Janet Krausnick entertained at luncheon and cocoa at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Elwyn Krausnick, to a group after the football game at Benkelman and the next day, Saturday. They all went to play in the Wauneta band at Boulder, Colo.

Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Christner entertained at a barbecue supper Thursday evening after which six couples played canasta.

Among those attending Band Day in Boulder Saturday were band leader Duane Jorgensen, Mr. and Mrs. C. J. Sutherland, Mr. and Mrs. Woodrow Moody, Mr. and Mrs. Irving Skelton, Mr. Henne, Rev. Art Ernst, the bus drivers, Mr. Gloy and Harlan Stock and many others.

75 years ago this week

October 6, 1937

Did you see the 10 ft. stalk of cane in front of the C. E. Johnston hardware? It is from a field grown by Frank Hromas on the north divide.

Mrs. A. Person celebrated her 79th birthday a couple of weeks ago by walking to her favorite fishing spot two miles from town and spending the day at this favorite sport. Much of her time is spent this way and she always comes home with a good sized string of fish.

Mrs. George Swink entertained forty guests last Sunday honoring her sister, Mrs. Carrie Heitz, of Chicago who is a house guest in the Swink home.

Mrs. Frank Lee, Fern and Leona and Mr. and Mrs. Bob McBride and Madelyn were dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs. Sam Stinnette Sunday.

Don Olmsted, E. W. Cox and T.J. Smith returned home Wednesday from Minnesota where they enjoyed some excellent fishing.

Local Markets: cream-.33; eggs-.16; hens-.14 and .15; wheat-.91; corn-.75; barley-.50.

100 years ago this week October 3, 1912

A little snow Sunday morning - melted as fast as it fell.

Earl Wiley finished his sorghum factory and made a few gallons of sorghum before the hard freeze caught most of the cane standing.

Watkins medicine man was on the Ridge this week.

Persons of 6-37 threshed their millet and got 620 bu., an average of 12 bu. to the acre.

Otto Luhrs and wife were down from 7-37 on Tuesday. Mr. Luhrs informed us that he had 6,240 bu. of wheat, an average of 12 bushels to the acre.

Richard Moody and wife left for St. Joe Saturday on a visit.

Holland Wade left Monday for Wray, Colo., to visit his folks for a few weeks.

 

 
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Wednesday, 26 September 2012 21:19

10 years ago this week

Sept. 26, 2002

Bill Bischoff assumed duties as the new Wauneta Utilities superintendent Monday.

Richard Alan Baxter of Palisade was honored Saturday by dignitaries from across the state at a homecoming in McCook honoring him as the state’s new American Legion Commander.

Hugo and Ann Valdez spent a few days with Joan and Wayne Daniel last week. Ann and Joan have been friends for 43 years.

Charlene Pursley, Leta Brunkhorst, Phyllis Nordhausen and Esther Einspahr attended the Chase County Arts Council program in Imperial Sunday, featuring guitarist David Asbury.

Ruby Anderson, Gerald Bridgman and Ethel Bridgman went to Hastings and Grand Island Friday. They were overnight guests of Ellen Prior in Hastings.

Donna and Clark McMinn spent four days in Kansas City, Mo., attending a 24th Infantry Division reunion.

Visitors of Lucille McBride Thursday were Glen and Elinor Beneda of Lampoc, Calif.

Michelle Rossman, a missionary to Thailand, was a Saturday overnight guest of Mary Emma and Marvin Maris and spoke at the Eden Missionary Church Sunday morning.

Trace of moisture for the week. High 87° on Sept. 16; low: 33° on Sept. 19.

25 years ago this week

September 24, 1987

Sunday dinner guests of Elmer Lewis to help him celebrate his 95th birthday were Lorene Greeley, Vic and Reva Wicke, Frances and John Lewis, Connie and Duane Barnes and Sable, Bernice and Glen Lewis, Joan and Kenneth Lewis, Brad Lewis and friend Elizabeth, Mrs. Bob Moncrief and Lois and Worth Kanost.

Mr. and Mrs. Dennis Egle visited Michael Egle at Kearney College over the weekend. They were accompanied by Mr. and Mrs. Kerry Krutsinger of Stratton who visited their son. They attended Parents Day activities and Band Day, seeing both the Wauneta and Stratton bands.

Mr. and Mrs. Keenan Kitt, Kyle and Ashley hosted a going-away supper for Sandra Maddux who will be leaving for New Haven, Conn. Guests were Jeff and Laurie Maris, Janet and Rich Keiser and Aaron and Brad and Mindi Dixon and Grant.

Those attending the Sacred Heart Catholic Church at Hayes Center and the baptism of Dirk Michael, son of Jerry and Kris Vapenik were Jerry, Kris, Seth and Jess, Kate and Jerry Repass and family, Nan and Rick Malcolm and family, Mr. and Mrs. Ed Vapenik and Mrs. Leonard Nelms. All were dinner guests of the Jerry Vapeniks.

Leslie and Judd Houser attended the Farm-Aid concert at Lincoln over the weekend with their sister, Lori Collins of Oxford.

Peg McCallum hosted a bridge foursome for the birthdays of Faye Rueter, Emma Hoff and Lucille McBride Tuesday.

Precip: .09 of an inch; for 1987: 15.88.

Grain Markets: wheat-2.27/bu; corn-1.51/bu.; Milo-2.25/cwt; soybeans-4.53/bu.

50 years ago this week

Sept. 27, 1962

Mr. and Mrs. Joe Graves were honored at a dinner at the Palisade American Legion Auxiliary Hall and a reception at the Methodist Church on their 50th anniversary. Over 200 signed the guest book.

Mr. and Mrs. John Kitt were honored on their 50th anniversary with family pictures taken at the family home, followed by an evening dinner at the Mt. Zion Church on Saturday. The family attended church Sunday morning as a group and a reception was held Sunday afternoon at the church.

The Rev. and Mrs. Mason Frazell of Lake Worth, Fla., arrived last Thursday to visit his sister, Mrs. Nellie DeHart, for a week. A family dinner was held Sunday in their honor at the Nellie DeHart home.

Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Wade of Denver spent the weekend in the home of parents, Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Justice.

The Evening Circle of the Methodist WSCS hosted a style show Wednesday to “standing room only.” Modeling sports wear from Jackson’s Department Store were Shelia Greeley, Trudy Gloy, Janet Krausnick, Connie Berry, Bonnie Wicke, Jerolyn and Karrol Kitt, Donna Nordhausen and Jane d’Allemand. Modeling clothing from the Wauneta Clothing Store were Erma Newman, Evelyn Becker, Brenda Owen, Barbara Evans and Carol Marshall.

Val Foster was in Omaha on business last weekend and brought home several girls who were attending school there including Linda Springer, Margie Baldonado, La Donna Brunt and Judy Long. They returned to Omaha Sunday night.

75 years ago this week

Sept. 29, 1937

Bud Frasier took over the mechanical end of the Breeze operation as the linotype operator and also the floor work.

Wauneta tennis players, McCallum and Hungate, won a doubles tennis match from Grant players Davidson and Davidson 2 to 1 on the courts here Sunday.

Mr. and Mrs. O. E. McCallum returned Sunday evening from a week’s trip to Chicago.

Mr. and Mrs. John Oliver were Sunday dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs. Del Oliver and boys.

Mrs. Flossie Kanost and Neva were Sunday dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth McGooden.

Local Markets: cream-.33; eggs-.15; springs-.16; hens-.14; wheat-.93; corn-.65.

100 years ago this week

September 26, 1912

Quite a hard freeze Tuesday night; first snow on narrow divide and a few flakes in the Calvert Community.

C. E. Johnston certainly got in a car of fancy buggies this week and has already sold five.

Art Nesmith filled his silo the first of the week, finished Tuesday noon.

Mable McCartney helped her aunt, Mrs. Art Nesmith, with housework and cooking for extra men Monday and Tuesday.

Clara Kitt took dinner and visited at Geo. Smith’s after Sabbath School until league time.

 
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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.

 
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Wednesday, 12 September 2012 21:09

10 years ago this week

Sept. 12, 2002

Wednesday morning Wauneta firefighters, educators and Vets led Wauneta students in paying tribute to those who lost their lives on 9/11. Principal Rod Ready spoke to the students and flag window clings were given out to the students.

Doris Ough returned home from a trip to visit her sister, Eunice Grier at Peoria, Ill., then joining a group of 20 people on a trip by plane to New York City for a six-day tour.

Tom and Sharon Miller spent the weekend in Omaha with Bobby and Kari Miller and also attended Nebraska’s football game.

DeLores Taylor, Wilma Egle, Lucille McBride, Beryl Knotwell, and Myra Grimm attended sewing club at the home of Elnora Kitt Friday.

Katie Watt received her white coat at the UN College of Medicine, Division of Physician Assistant Education ceremony on Aug. 28.

No precip. Moisture for year: 7.30 inches.

High for the week: 96° on Sept. 4, 6 and 7; low: 55° on Sept. 2.

25 years ago this week

September 10, 1987

Kids Kangaroo Pre-School began Sept. 2 with Bobbie Hefley as teacher and eight youngsters, Steven Hefley, Justin Lorimer, Jeffrey Steckman, Kayla Einspahr, Brooke Pankonin, Chase Johnson, Kallen Kitt and Danielle Harchelroad.

Guests of the Jim McKinney family Friday to Sunday were Patsy’s parents, Mr. and Mrs. O.C. Smith of Hastings. Friday after the game guests were the Allberry, Wentz, Steinert and McCrumb families.

A Neighborhood Coffee was given Friday morning for Darena Widger and Cheryl Stretch, new to the area, at the Jean Wach home. Hostesses were Jean, Nancy Wach and Anna Mae Wach.

Wednesday Mr. and Mrs. Dale Blecha and Mr. and Mrs. Don Kennedy travelled to Omaha, meeting Virginia Blecha on Thursday and touring the Henry Doorly Zoo. Friday they visited the S.A.C. Museum and on Saturday attended the Nebraska football game with Shelly Yost.

Rick and Cindy Einspahr went to Colorado Springs where Rick attended insurance meetings and Cindy visited her sister, Vicki Garretson.

Tom and Candy Henning and Cassie of Lincoln visited Ervin and Joan Kitt on Tuesday, going on to Colorado Springs until Sunday. Cassie stayed with her grandparents.

Precip for the week: .67 of an inch; for 1987: 15.29 inches.

Grain Markets: wheat-2.27/bu.; corn-1.43/bu.; milo-2.20/cwt; soybeans-4.60/bu.

50 years ago this week

Sept. 13, 1962

An estimated 1500 people are expected to attend the final phase of a three-part Sabin oral vaccine program Sunday at the Wauneta high school.

Mr. and Mrs. L. T. Hall of Franklin have leased the Krausnick Cafe in downtown Wauneta.

Ron (Pete) Haarberg is opening the Ziegler barbershop.

Mr. and Mrs. Bernard Christner and family of Houston, Texas, were guests in the Everett Large home and visited other relatives. They are en route to Thermopolis, Wyo., where they will make their new home.

Mr. and Mrs. Charles Hanna drove to Ogallala where they met Mrs. Hanna’s father, Dewey Hill, who was returning from Washington where he had attended the World’s Fair and had also visited relatives.

Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Anderson and Lynn spent ten days in the Wyoming mountains. Mr. and Mrs. Richard Anderson of Boulder met them there on their vacation.

Mr. and Mrs. Robert Hanna and children visited Mr. and Mrs. Forest Hanna Sunday evening, bringing ice cream and cake in honor of Mrs. Forest Hanna’s birthday.

75 years ago this week

Sept. 15, 1937

E. W. Cox, Dr. C. Rob’t Carlson, T. J. Smith and D. A. Olmsted left Sunday for Rochester and other points in Minnesota where they expect to do some fishing.

H. R. Bradley, E. M. Carpenter S. D. Ward and Mart Turner attended the reunion of the 355th Infantry at North Platte Sunday.

Mr. and Mrs. Merle Dart returned home Friday from Lincoln where they had attended the state fair.

Choice selection of Maria Anna wash frocks, $1.69 at Wauneta Clothing Co.

Mr. and Mrs. C. A. Nesmith left last week on an extended trip east, expecting to visit New York, Washington D.C., the Virginias, and in fact C.A. said that they will travel until the money is half gone and then start back.

Local Markets: wheat-.90; corn-.85; barley-.60; cream,-.32; eggs-.12; hens-.14-.15.

100 years ago this week

September 12, 1912

County Fair Sept. 19-21. Train will be held up until 6 p.m. Friday and Saturday to allow attending and returning the same day.

There are only 71 library books missing from school. Parents please look through your books and see if you have some and return them to the school.

We understand the village board gave a contract to Geo. Dougherty to grade the main street from the depot to the river for $75.

Art Nesmith has the largest straw stack in the neighborhood - 36 ft. long, 18 ft. high and 14 ft. wide.

Mrs. E. G. Crowell and Grandpa Hallet visited on the south divide Sunday.

 

 
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