Archive for Wednesday, September 28, 2005

Remember when: A community review

September 28, 2005

10 years ago: Sept. 13, 1995

Births: Charlie and Jennifer Fatherley announce the birth of a daughter, Shelby Catherine on Sept. 5. Drs. Scott D. and Samantha Ford announce the birth of a son, Tyler Lane Ford, born Aug. 26. Debbi and Mike Gillespie, Leavenworth, announce the birth of a son, Matthew William, Aug. 11. Travis and Jill Gratton of Topeka announce the birth of a son, Kyle William, on Sept. 2.

Deaths: Herbert F. Bickel, 85, Broken Arrow, Okla., died Sept. 5. Harlan E. "Pappy" Shoemaker, 75, Tonganoxie, died Sept. 10.

Radio and former television sports analyst Don Fortune visited B&J Apple Market on Thursday, Sept. 7, to give away two free tickets to the Kansas City Chiefs game vs. the New York Giants. (Jim Gambrill was pictured with Fortune.)

(Picture) Beth Fritz, chairman of Continuing Education P.E.O. Chapter H.S. is shown awarding Jo L. Bogard a $1,000 grant from the P.E.O. Program for Continuing Education. Jo is presently attending Kansas City Kansas Community College where she is studying nursing.

25 years ago: Sept. 10, 1980

Births: Mr. and Mrs. Gary Crawford of Eudora announce the birth of their second son, Bradley Alden, on Sept. 4. Brian and Jeannie Plake announce the birth of a son, Brian Joseph, Sept. 4.

The Marshall family reunion was held at the Lawrence Sanderson's farm west of Jarbalo on Sunday, Aug. 31, with a potluck dinner at noon.

Mr. and Mrs. J.W. Evans, John, Bret and Starla were in Hutchinson at the state fair this weekend where John won first for the "Best Groomed Boy" in Kansas.

Deaths: Mrs. Grace Barbara Wilson, Tonganoxie, passed away Sept. 8, 1980, at the age of 87 years, in Lawrence, Kansas. Elmer F. Reetz, 53, Kansas City, Kan., died Wednesday. Robert Edward Turner, 93, Oskaloosa, died Friday.

Mr. and Mrs. Myron Ford will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary Sept. 7 in Kansas City, Kan., with their daughters and relatives.

50 years ago: Sept. 29, 1955

Mrs. L.F. Young is observing her 80th birthday today, Sept. 29 (Thursday).

Phillip Lobb, discharged after three years in military service, arrived in Kansas City Friday morning. He was so anxious to reach Tonganoxie he hired a taxi to complete his plane trip from the west coast. Mrs. Lobb is the former Marilyn Roberts.

Deaths: Ray E. Smith, son of Walter P. Smith, died Saturday, Sept. 17, in Denver. John Lawrence Prehn, 68, Leavenworth, died unexpectedly at his home. Mrs. Corena Pickens, 28, Tonganoxie, died Wednesday.

Basehor: Mr. and Mrs. Donald Wiles announce the birth of a son Tuesday, Sept. 27.

Ad. ROYAL THEATRE: Lex Barker in "The Man From Bitter Ridge."

Leo Shaw returned last Thursday from a hunting trip to Wyoming and brought in an elk, which he had Don Roberts dress at the local locker plant. It totaled 205 lbs. dressed. The hide will be sent off and a buckskin shirt made of it.

75 years ago: Sept. 4, 1930

Death: Charles William Allen, age 14, Tonganoxie, died Aug. 28, 1930. Charles died of brain fever.

Found A Dead Man Wednesday on No. 40 Near Reno: The body of Martin Boggs, age 70, an old timer in this vicinity, was found under a tree, off Highway No. 40, south of Reno, by James Dwyer Wednesday evening.

One unique angle of the recent Needham reunion, was the fact four Needhams gathered there of the older generation, all were above 80 years of age. There were H.V., 88; Charles, 85; George, 83; and Carrie, 80. They took a group of pictures at the reunion

Some tire manufacturers are guaranteeing 15,000 miles. Another laudable effort, but what the country really needs is a silk stocking manufacturer who will add some mileage to the current flapper equipment.

Mr. and Mrs. Charles Miller have returned from a month's fishing and sight-seeing trip in northern United States and Canada.

The American La France Fire Engine Co., will be making a pumping test of a 500 gallon pumper at 2 o'clock tomorrow (Friday) afternoon at the Hunter Lumber Yard and the fire department would like to have all those interested in fire protection to be present at that demonstration.

100 years ago: Sept. 14, 1905

The remains of Charles Jones arrived in Tonganoxie Tuesday morning, from Seattle. Charles Jones was born July 27, 1870, and died Aug. 27, 1905, of typhoid fever, after an illness of three weeks. Mr. Jones was the third of three sons to pass away the last three years. His parents Mr. and Mrs. Enos Jones, and his only sister, Mrs. Will Dunlap, are entitled to the most profound sympathy in their deep affliction. The burial was in Maple Grove Cemetery.

Hoge: Mrs. Symes died early Sunday morning, at the home of Andrew Gray. She was heard to fall out of bed, and when the members of the household got into her room, she was dead.

Mrs. James H. Stone died at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. J.A. Barber on Monday morning at 8:30, from the effects of hip trouble, in the 32nd year of her age. Minnie Barber was born March 18, 1874, in this county.

Miss Nina Mikesell, 13 years old, won the prize of $1 at C.A. Leidy's store for the best loaf of bread. It was made from Gold Coin Flour.

We men would take it mighty hard if our wives applied the eight-hour-a-day rule of working.

Telegraphic Briefs: Mrs. John Jackson, wife of a Rock Island railway employee of Fort Worth, Texas, has given birth to five girl babies, all of whom are living. The weight of the heaviest is five pounds. The mother is 17 and the father 19 years old.

After it has been domesticated for a few generations perhaps the automobile will learn how to conduct itself in captivity.

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