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Thursday, 16 December 2010 17:50

10 years ago this week

Dec. 14, 2000

Palisade Elevator to venture into the fertilizer business. According to Cathy Humphrey, head manager of the Wright-Lorenz branch in Palisade, the plant should be open before farmers begin fertilizing fields in the spring. Joe Vrbas will manage the plant’s operation, assisted by Jim Hicks.

Father Greg Pawloski of St. John Catholic Church in Wauneta and St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in Imperial returned from a trip to Egypt Nov. 30. He spent a month in Cairo for a conference of the Jesus Caritas Fraternity of Priests of which he is the leader, or Responsible, in the United States.

Jack Maddux of Wauneta was named the 2000 Nebraska Cattleman of the Year during the Nebraska Cattlemen Convention held in Kearney.

Jan Huser flew from Denver Nov. 16 to London, England, where she met nephew Abdulla Alfoory. They visited his brother there, then flew to Muscat, Oman, where she was a guest of her niece, Lori, and Abdulla, Samyah, Saeed, Saif, Sultan and Samer. She had the privilege of meeting Irish President Mary McAleese and visited many places of interest.

Paul and Elnora Kitt returned from a six-day tour of Branson, Mo., with a group of two bus loads of people from across Nebraska.

Tony and Jan Cribelli attended the National Rodeo finals in Las Vegas last week.

Precip to date for the year: 17.10 inches. High for the week: 52° on Dec. 9; low: -2, Dec. 10.

25 years ago this week

December 19, 1985

Proof of insurance will be necessary to register motor vehicles in Nebraska, beginning Jan. 1, 1986, according to Kay Hazard, Chase County Treasurer.

The Alvin Christensens and Glen and Edna Christensen attended the McCook College Christmas musical Sunday evening. Rhonda Christensen was a member of the chorus, and the pizzaz, jazz and college bands.

Mabel Kohne was hostess to a cooperative salad luncheon Saturday evening with kitchen staff, members of the janitor’s crew and office help from the Wauneta school as guests.

Dallis Breese took several Wauneta Job’s Daughters to Lincoln over the weekend to attend the installation of Tammy Collins, daughter of former residents Joan and Tom Collins into Job’s at Lincoln. Girls attending were Linn Hendrix, Lee Anne Green, Luanne Evans, Nikki McBride, Brenda Breese and Lynette Lawson. They were guests of Jerry Ruth Schluckebier in Lincoln. Teresa DeWester and Mary Maddux were also there.

Precip for the week and December: .49 of an inch; for 1985: 16.92.

Grain Markets: wheat-2.96/bu.; corn-2.31/bu.; milo-3.36/cwt; soybeans-4.73/bu.

50 years ago this week

December 15, 1960

An estimated 400 persons attended John Deere Day in Wauneta last Wednesday with about 100 taking in the free movie at the theatre.

An estimated 1000 persons attended the grand opening of the V. B. Johnston Hardware in Wauneta Saturday. The hardware store was expanded when Dwight Hoff built a new food store and the wall was taken out between the buildings. The local firm was established in 1904. Employees besides Mr. and Mrs. Johnston included Beulah DeHart, Rhea Kay Usher, Margaret DeHart, Wayne Salyer, Mrs. Wayne Salyer and Jerry Usher.

Vincent Nelson took over as the new postmaster Friday afternoon at the Palisade Post Office.

Twelve Boy Scouts received awards at a Court of Honor including: Donald Polly, Mike Ough, John Kitt, Orville Erickson, Tom Heldenbrand, Neil Christensen, Dick Buffington, Douglas McCallum, Raymond Gunderson, Danny Jeffries, Jack Fanning and Larry Kitt.

Mr. and Mrs. Lavern Denker and Mrs. Della Fanning were hosts at a birthday party Friday evening at the Legion Hall honoring Patty Denker and Jack Fanning on their 13th birthdays. There were 32 present.

The Eden Sunshine Club met with Mrs. Lawrence Rueter. Mrs. Ivan Brunkhorst was a guest.

75 years ago this week

December 11, 1935

A number of friends surprised Mrs. M.E. Bride Thursday afternoon at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Walter Fox. A number of nice gifts were received by this esteemed lady. A dainty lunch was served at the close of the afternoon.

Mr. and Mrs. E.S. Adamson and family spent Sunday at Mr. and Mrs. Forest Peters’.

J. W. Green and Wiley attended a reunion of the Green family in Mountain Grove, Mo., this past week.

Mr. and Mrs. Howard Brown entertained the high school faculty at a turkey dinner Wednesday evening.

Local markets: cream-.31; heavy hens-.15; light hens-.12; heavy springs-.15; light springs-.13; eggs-.23.

100 years ago this week

December 15, 1910

The population of the United States is 91,972,266. Every state has gained except Iowa.

The young people were coasting Monday night.

Skating has been the order of the young people of late.

Miss Hilda Seward and brother and Miss Clara Kitt visited at Carl Selby’s Sunday after church.

The Ash Grove literary was well attended Friday evening. The subject debated was, resolved, that the automobile is more of a detrement than a benefit to the American people. The negative side won.

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Thursday, 09 December 2010 16:24

10 years ago this week

Dec. 7, 2000

Wauneta-Palisade one-act cast and crew captured runner-up honors at the DI-6 one-act districts in Ogallala with their performance of “A Midsummer Night’s Dream.” Matt and Toni Heimes were co-directors. Potter-Dix took the district title.

Gary and Jan DeWester spent Thanksgiving with Teresa and David Wynn and family in Tulsa, Okla., then went to Kansas City to visit Anita and Laddie Wilson. The ladies’ parents, Everett and Louise Stamm, were also guests and the group helped the Stamms observe their 60th wedding anniversary which would be on Dec 8.

Kay Polly and girls visited Judy Polly Saturday. The girls, Abby and Annie, spent the day helping bake Christmas cookies and decorating the tree.

Delbert and Chloie Steinke were honored Nov. 25 with a family dinner and card shower for their 65th wedding anniversary.

Willa and Bob McBride attended the grade school Christmas program at the Rep Valley school where grandson J.P. Banzhaf, a third grader, participated.

Macie Houser spent Sunday through Thursday with Janice Houser and the George Lee family while her parents, Judd and Tish, attended the National Finals Rodeo in Las Vegas, Nev.

Moisture for 2000: 17.10 inches; high for the week: 53° on Nov. 30; low: 17° on Dec. 1.

25 years ago this week

December 12, 1985

The response to the first of three dinners being sponsored by the local committee of the County Senior Services Board in an effort to establish a nutrition site in Wauneta was very good as nearly 90 people were served at the Legion community building. The Steak Out, Kendeta’s and Pop’s Parlor are providing the food.

Mr. and Mrs. Bill Buffington were honored at a Christmas coffee held Saturday afternoon in celebration of their 50th anniversary. The event was hosted by their children and spouses: Janice and Don Hewitt of Holyoke, Colo., and Kent and Sharon Buffington and Keith and Sylvia Buffington of Wauneta.

Mr. and Mrs. Junior Kitt and Mr. and Mrs. Bob Kitt represented the Farmers Coop Exchange at the Farmland Industries annual meeting in Kansas City, Mo., Dec. 4-6.

Many from the Wauneta area took part in the performance of Handel’s “Messiah” at Zion Lutheran Church Sunday afternoon. Soloists from Wauneta were Sharon Walgren and Susan McConnell. Others participating were Glendene DeHart, Donna Haarberg, Wilva Harchelroad, Reinhold Gloy, Mike Kitt, Tom McConnell, Margie Bartels, Betté Brack, Karen Christner, Jennifer Haarberg, Eleanor McAfoos, Peg Minneman, Kathleen O’Neil, Lori Pankonin, Kathy Tubbs, Peg Walgren, Gus Bartels and John Thompson.

Eddie Teply, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Petr, Mr. and Mrs. Bob Troudt and Betty McCallum and family attended the Christmas breakfast at St. John’s Catholic Church Sunday morning.

Precip for the year: 16.43 inches.

Grain Markets: wheat-2.93/bu.; corn-2.30/bu.; milo-3.30/cwt; soybeans-4.70/bu.

50 years ago this week

December 8, 1960

The Wauneta Breeze will publish a 75th edition in recognition of 75 years of service to the Wauneta community by the newspaper and the 75th anniversary of the founding of Wauneta as a village.

Last Tuesday Jay Person attended a Farmer-Businessmen banquet in McCook. On Wednesday Mr. and Mrs. Person drove to Kansas City to attend the CCA annual meeting on Thursday and Friday.

Miss Kathy Heldenbrand, honored queen of the Job’s Daughters, entertained at a dinner in her home Sunday for the Job’s Daughters and advisors, Mrs. A.D. McCallum, Mrs. Jesse Webber and Mrs. Lawrence Rueter.

Mr. and Mrs. Bruce McCallum entertained the members of the high school faculty, their husbands and wives, at a coffee Saturday night following the basketball game.

Mrs. Nellie Decker entertained at a turkey dinner Wednesday evening in honor of her sons, Cecil of Yakima, Wash., and Lloyd of Boulder, Colo. Other guests were Mr. and Mrs. Chester Parsons and Mrs. Mabel Taylor.

Weather report: no moisture; high for the week: 62° on Dec. 3; low: 9° on Nov. 29 and Dec. 1.

75 years ago this week

December 4, 1935

About 75 relatives and friends helped Elmer Pribbeno celebrate his birthday Friday evening. The evening was spent visiting and singing of songs. An oyster supper was served late in the evening.

Mr. and Mrs. Henry Denker entertained a number of neighbors and friends to a pinochle party Saturday evening.

Leo Walgren and family of Holyoke, Colo., Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Dicke and Leslie Walgren and children took Sunday dinner at the W. Walgren home.

Local Markets: cream-.33; eggs-.25; heavy hens-.14; light hens-.12; light springs-14; heavy springs-.12; wheat-.89; corn-.55-.57.

100 years ago this week

December 8, 1910

Chester McCarty and Herbert Seward began batching in the Clarence Stock home the first of the week and attending school. It is better than driving so far to school and cheaper than boarding.

The merry-makers met at Miss Hilda Sewards Friday night. Oysters and pickles were served.



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Thursday, 02 December 2010 16:56

10 years ago this week

Nov. 30, 2000

Former Wauneta farmer and rancher John ‘Junior’ Kitt was posthumously inducted into the Nebraska Cooperative Council’s Cooperative Hall of Fame. He was among 10 individuals cited for their unwavering support of the cooperative system in Nebraska at the Nebraska Cooperative Council’s annual meeting. Present for the presentation were Margie Kitt Shackelford and daughters, Karrol Ramshur and Jerolyn Spady.

Jack Vetter, president of Vetter Health Services, presented the Prestigious Quality of Reputation Award to the staff of the Heritage of Wauneta Tuesday. Heritage was chosen from 31 Vetter Health Services nursing facilities throughout the midwest.

Seven Broncos were named to the GPAC all-conference rosters. Named in football to the offensive team was Sam Kramer. Eric Padilla was honorable mention. Named to the defensive team was Steven Humphrey. Named on the first team in volleyball was Sarah Harrison. Kayla Einspahr, Julie Long and Emily Humphrey were honorable mention.

Kelly and Carey Brunkhorst and Seth spent Tuesday to Saturday with Mick and Gwen Brunkhorst. Delpha Nordhausen was a Thanksgiving guest.

The Les Houser families celebrated Judd and Tish Houser’s wedding anniversary and Kenneth Houser’s birthday on Thanksgiving Day.

Wayne Wallace of Alhambra, Calif., was a houseguest of Bob and Sharon Walgren Nov. 12-21.

Keith Kitt and Donnaline Kitt went to Sargent where they were Thanksgiving guests of Kory and April Kitt.

No precip for the week: for 2000: 17.10 inches. High for the week: 54° on Nov. 24; low: 13° on Nov. 20.

25 years ago this week

December5, 1985

Wyoming artist Nola Straub and Wauneta native was in Wauneta to instruct classes for Orpha Maris and for the Frenchman Valley Art Association. One of the classes was painting Christmas ornaments. While she attended a class in Omaha on the subject, one of her ornaments was selected in a contest to hang on the Christmas tree in the Smithsonian Institute in Washington D.C.

Thanksgiving Day dinner guests of Rhonda and Bill Bischoff were Mr. and Mrs. Dale Bischoff, Dave Kerchal, Della Merrill and Elsie Kerchal.

Seventy-five members of the Kitt families held their third reunion on Thanksgiving Day at the Masonic Hall. Hosts were Ervin and Joan Kitt, Tom and Candy Henning, Denise and Kevin Janicek and daughter, Keenan and Tina Kitt and children, Paul and Elnora Kitt and Kent Kitt.

Thanksgiving dinner guests of Ramona Nordhausen were Mr. and Mrs. Dennis Pfeiffer and children, Mr. and Mrs. Darrel Klima and Matthew, Opal Kerchal and Sophia Nord-hausen.

Thanksgiving dinner and supper guests of Lois and Rich Greeley were Mr. and Mrs. Lavern Denker and Lynn, Mr. and Mrs. Don Polly and children, Mr. and Mrs. Brian O’Neil, Rochelle Greeley and Mr. and Mrs. Wade Greeley.

Northeast Technical Community College choir will present a Christmas concert in Norfolk Dec. 23. Richard Andrews is a choir member.

Precip for the week: .09 of an inch; for 1985: 16.43 inches.

Grain Markets: wheat-2.89/bu.; corn-2.30/bu.; milo-3.27/cwt; soybeans-4.54/bu.

50 years ago this week

December 1, 1960

Saturday Mrs. Bill Dicke and Connie and Mrs. Vella Walgren attended the golden wedding anniversary celebration of Mr. and Mrs. George E. Johnson at Benkelman. Mr. Johnson and Mrs. Walgren were schoolmates at Sutton, Neb.

Mrs. Agnes Neville and daughters Jean, Jackie and Lynn of McCook were Thanksgiving Day guests of Mr. and Mrs. Al Peterson and children. Mrs. Grace Neville was also a guest and was a guest until Sunday.

The Kitt families held their Thanksgiving dinner at the Ike’s cabin at Enders Lake. There were 82 family members and 10 guests present.

Fifteen boys helped Nick Kanost celebrate his ninth birthday Saturday in the Edwin Kanost home.

R.L. Gloy was elected chairman of the 4-H Council in Chase County at a regular meeting held Nov. 29.

Thanksgiving day dinner guests in the Fern Nichols home were Mr. and Mrs. Lee Carter, Mr. and Mrs. Eddie Nichols and boys, Mr. and Mrs. Marion Boyce, Mrs. Maggie Boyce and Tom Stock.

.16 of an inch of moisture, high of 77° on Nov. 26 and low of 12° on Nov. 28 were recorded for the week.

75 years ago this week

November 27, 1935

Due to the busy season, lunches at the library will be discontinued until after the holidays.

Mrs. Dick Steinbeck Jr. spent Tuesday with Mrs. H.C. Steinbeck while Mr. Steinbeck attended the automobile sale in Wauneta.

Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Van Dyke and family, and Mr. and Mrs. Lester Martindale and daughter were Sunday dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs. Lee Trowbridge. Mr. Pierce demonstrated the “Wear Ever” aluminum.

Mr. and Mrs. Newt Ditton and children and families observed their Thanksgiving Sunday with a big turkey dinner at the Ditton home.

100 years ago this week

December 1, 1910

Corn gathering is progressing nicely.

N.W. Nesmith and wife left for Blessing, Texas, on Tuesday to spend the winter.

So far only one man has offered to put up $25 on the hose proposition and he’s not a business man.

C. E. Johnston is now our undertaker.


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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.

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Thursday, 18 November 2010 16:17

10 years ago this week

Nov. 16, 2000

Herman Nordhausen looked back over the years, having been born 90 years ago in northern Germany, and recalled his early growing up years there and at age 15 coming to America. Living and working most of his early years in Kansas and Nebraska he and Alvina Denker married in 1936 and raised their family south of Wauneta. Herman noted 'I had a chance to get started from nothing really. It didn’t cost much back then...I came here from Germany and have made a good life with my family. I have lived the American Dream.’

Jasen Littrel, owner and operator of Triple L Repair, was welcomed as a new member of the Wauneta Chamber at a Chamber mixer held at Valley Bank and Trust.

Ruby Anderson and Ethel Bridgman attended the U.S.A.F. Heartland of America Band Concert in McCook, performed by the personnel of the Offutt Air Force Base at Omaha.

June Cox, Lucille Burtis, Connie Kuecker, Kay Haarberg, Irene Gerih, and Jan Gerih ate at the Senior Center Thursday, then visited in June’s home.

Esther Einspahr, Phyllis Nordhausen Charlene Pursley, and Lucille Newman were Friday afternoon coffee guests of DeLores Taylor.

.36 of an inch of moisture was reported for the week; high was 42° on Nov. 8; low was 2° on Nov. 11.

25 years ago this week

November 1, 1985

Dot and Floyd Wilcox were honored on their 25th anniversary Saturday evening. About 40 guests attended the celebration which included lunch and a cake reception.

Margaret McCoy, Tammy and Renee were Wednesday and Thursday overnight guests of Mr. and Mrs. Emil Rippe of Aurora, Colo.

Gary Gustafson and son Brian of Woodland Park, Colo., spent the weekend in the Jim McKinney home. The men went goose hunting.

Doris Robertson, Erma Wallace and Erma Newman returned last week from a trip to Missouri and Arkansas. They visited Woodrow and Leola Moody at Bella Vista, Ark., while in Arkansas.

Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Alberts returned home from a trip to Wisconsin where Mrs. Alberts attended an American Bible Society Seminar in Madison. They also visited a cousin, Mr. and Mrs. Carl Detloff in Sturgis, Mich.

Precip for the week: .42 of an inch; for November: .64 of an inch; for 1985: 16.33 inches.

Grain Markets: wheat-2.91/bu.; corn-2.29/bu.; milo-3.21/cwt.; soybeans-4.45/bu.

50 years ago this week

November 17, 1960

Bud Long and his dog ‘Jack’ are to be featured on Channel 8’s TV program, “The Sportsmen’s Friend.” Television sportscaster Harold Ensley of Goodland, Kan., Jack Maddux, Long and his dog ‘Jack’ drove to the Maddux ranch on Nov. 3 for an afternoon of hunting. Ensley shot over 800 feet of film of the Wauneteans and Jack hunting the elusive pheasants.

The annual Hamlet Coop banquet was held Nov. 10 at the Hamlet School Auditorium with over 100 guests attending.

Tuesday evening guests in the C.J. Sutherland home to watch the election results were Rev. and Mrs. A.O. Ernst, Mr. and Mrs. Bill Hardwick and Mr. and Mrs. W. E. Skelton.

The church pews at the Blanche Church were filled Sunday morning with a basket dinner following the service. The men enjoyed an afternoon of hunting. The women packed boxes for service boys, college students and the old folks home in Benkelman. The Christmas program was also organized with practice being held.

Friday evening Wendall Polly took a carload of Boy Scouts to McCook to swim in the YMCA swimming pool. Jack Fanning was an overnight guest of Donnie.

Mrs. Earl DeGarmo entertained Mrs. Adolf Engel, Mrs. Emma Steinbeck, Mrs. Edith Trembly and Mrs. Henry Bamesburger at coffee Wednesday afternoon.

75 years ago this week

November 13, 1935

The Rebekahs will sponsor a father and son banquet Nov. 20.

Mr. and Mrs. Ted Yant and sons were dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Krausnick Monday evening.

Those who attended the Nebraska-Kansas football game in Lincoln from Wauneta were Melvin and Floyd Wade, Alvin Rueter, Perry Polly, Woodrow Moody, Robert Bradley, Bruce Person, and Marvin Athey.

Miss Hattie Rueter is a guest of Mr. and Mrs. Lee Darby at Trenton.

A number of ladies surprised Mrs. W.T. Allen at her home Tuesday afternoon, bringing a dainty lunch with them. The afternoon was spent visiting and sewing.

100 years ago this week

November 17, 1910

Work is being done at the pump station in order to put the new pump in. The new pump will surely do business when installed and it is hoped that our troubles will be over when it is in place.

The school board has hired Miss Benjamine from McCook as the 4th teacher and as soon as the seats arrive and the room is ready she will begin teaching.

Rev. Joseph Egle of Phoenix, Ariz., arrived here Tuesday and will assist in holding meetings out at Eden.

Della and Eva Hanna attended the church dedication at Enders Sunday.

Geo Smith’s children were both quite sick Tuesday night. It is that disease without a name that has been in the neighborhood the last few weeks.

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