Archive for Wednesday, October 27, 1999

A community review

October 27, 1999

10 years ago
November 1, 1989

Michael Landon Productions to Reno Methodist Church The United Methodist Church in Reno will never be the same again. As the misty rain was falling outside on Saturday, inside a movie was in progress within its walls. *(Article continued with information about the filming of the movie, "Where Pigeons Go To Die." Article by Helen Schilling, pictures by Judy Neibarger.)

Mr. and Mrs. Werner Rosenthal, Kansas City, Kan., will celebrate their golden wedding anniversary Oct. 30, 1989.

Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Slawson will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary with a family dinner Nov. 5, 1989.

Mr. and Mrs. Walter Hyatt will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary Nov. 12, 1989.

Deaths: Kimberly K. Hawley, 26, Eudora, died Oct. 27, 1989; Cherri M. Hedgepath, 42, McLouth, died Oct. 28, 1989; Douglas W. Hawley, 28, Valley Falls, passed away Oct. 27, 1989 in Eudora; Sophie C. Landauer, 94 rural Tonganoxie, died Friday; Edward L. Mallonee, 67, Pittsburg, Mo., died Oct. 28, 1989.

Bill and Betty Henak celebrated their 40th wedding anniversary Oct. 29, 1989.

Kevin and Teresa Jones, Linwood, announce the birth of a daughter, Ashley Nicole, born Oct. 10, 1989.

(Picture) Anna Denholm will celebrate her 90th birthday Nov. 6, 1989.* The family is celebrating on Sunday with a dinner at Bitler's* (Mrs. Denholm was pictured with her daughter, Mrs. Georgina Himpel and her great-granddaughter, Elizabeth Higbee.)

Jerry and Tina Coleman would like to announce the birth of their daughter, Rachel Anne Coleman, Oct. 24, 1989.

Death: Ruby Grace Scheller, 88, Basehor, Kan., died Oct. 25, 1989.

25 years ago
October 31, 1974

Death: Tonya Sue Blauvelt, Kansas City, Kan., 14 years old, passed away Oct. 24, 1974.

The Chief Tonganoxie Memorial was pushed one step closer to reality here Wednesday when project backers approved going ahead with construction.

Mr. and Mrs. George Wollenberg, McLouth, Kan., celebrated their golden wedding anniversary with an open house reception Oct. 20 at their home.

Mrs. Bert Yates celebrated her 94th birthday Oct. 12, at her home near Tonganoxie.

Relatives gathered at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Walter Scheller on Sunday for a family dinner and get-together.

(Picture) Oak Ridge Bruis Hornet, 3-year old Ayreshire bull, owned by Floyd Eberth of Basehor, was named Reserve Senior Champion at the National Ayreshire Show in Columbus, Ohio, Oct. 9.

Manhattan Outstanding scholastic achievement has won Ida and W.W. Carlson scholarships for 49 Kansas State University students, including Lori J. Hagenbuch, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Frank G. Hagenbuch, Lawrence, and a sophomore in animal science and industry.

50 years ago
Noember. 24, 1949

Deaths: Mrs. Rachel Lisher, Lawrence, passed away Saturday evening; Mrs. Zora Wilson McManis, 66, Kansas City, Kan.; William Brown Vining, Tonganoxie, age 87, passed away Nov. 22, 1949.

(Picture) Age Before Beauty Pat Gallagher, age 91 and Tobe Carter, age unknown, pause on Tonganoxie's main stem to discuss the situation. Fred Cox got the picture.

A 57-year marriage is to be observed next Sunday, Nov. 27, by Mr. and Mrs. J. B. Vollintine.

Births: Mr. and Mrs. Don Dunlap announce the birth of their son, Marlin Lee, on Nov. 10; Lt. and Mrs. Don Powell of Denver, Colo. announce the birth of a baby girl on Nov. 19, 1949.

Miss Helen Schilling and Barbara Lee Scott attended the Shrine Circus in Kansas City on Saturday afternoon.
Approximately 600 people attended the showing of the new 1950 Ford at the J.C. Laming & Son Garage on Nov. 18 and 19. Cash prizes for the guessing contest on the total number of parts in the new Ford were awarded. The correct number of parts is 12,450. (Contest winners were Robert Oelschlaeger, Mrs. Gus Forban and Fred L. Johnson).

75 years ago
October 23, 1924

Woman Citizen This fall, for the first time in our history, ALL women will be eligible to vote. In 1920, women in Georgia and Mississippi were barred from the polls by their State Primary Laws. Twenty-seven million women eligible to vote! More than the entire vote of 1920, men and women together!

Death: Julius C. Hummelgaard was born Sept. 29, 1905 near Tonganoxie and died at a Lawrence hospital Oct. 17, 1924 aged 19 years and 18 days, following an operation ten days before and again the day of his death.

Mr. and Mrs. Ray K. Imus, of Bellingham, Washington announce the birth of a nine-pound son, Oct. 12, 1924, whom they have named Harold Ray. Mrs. Imus is a daughter of L. F. Needham, of Tonganoxie.

Delilah Tyrrell Dies at Casper - Deliah Jean Tyrrell was born at Sheridan, Mo., June 20, 1999 and departed this life Oct.12, 1924, at the age of 24 years, 3 months and 21 days at Casper, Wyoming. The body was brought here to the home of her sister, Mrs. Gress. Burial was in the Maple Grove cemetery.

100 years ago
November 2, 1899

Fairmount The family of Dr. Schencks gave a Halloween party Tuesday night. The young folks had an enjoyable time, and probably that is the reason there was done in the village.

Boling Sam Donaldson met with a painful accident while out hunting recently. His gun accidentally discharged shooting him through the fingers of his left hand. He had two of the fingers amputated at the first joint, this week.

GlenwoodBen Rhems had a runaway while returning home from church at Basehor last Sunday night. The horse finally ran into a hedge so that no damage was done.

I have for sale a three-springed phaeton almost new. Satisfactory paper calves or corn taken in exchange. Gold not wanted. J. H. Carter.

The first number of the Academy lecture course will be delivered tomorrow evening in Laming's hall, by Prof. E. M. Hopkins whose theme will be "Some Living American Poets." Everyone should attend.

Academy Notes The students are making best use of their time by diligent study for they realize that there are but sixty days more of the nineteenth century.

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