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Wednesday, 17 July 2013 20:15

10 years ago this week

July 17, 2003

Kathleen and Lloyd Wicke spent time last week with Gus and Margie Bartels, helping with harvest.

Viola Krausnick, Phyllis Nordhausen Elfrieda Johnston and Delpha Nordhausen visited Denise Bandel of Reno, Nev., in the home of Gladys Schneider last Thursday. Denise was here helping her father, Glen Schneider.

Everett and Louise Stamm visited Jan and Gary DeWester Sunday afternoon. Wilva Harchelroad joined the ladies, going to the “Christmas in July” display at the Chase County Museum.

Kris and Laura Polly, Caroline and William of Arlington, Va., came Friday to spend a week with Karl and Judy Polly. Kris and Laura went to Johnson Lake Saturday where they met 12 of his fraternity friends and wives.

Terry Greeley of Scottsbluff and Sheila and Jim Knudson of Council Bluffs, Iowa, were last weekend guests of Margaret Greeley.

Alvina and Dallis Breese and Roland and Brenda Broughton and boys attended a Myers family reunion in Imperial Sunday. There were 83 in attendance.

Precip for the week: .12 of an inch. High for the week: 96° on July 7; low: 58° on July 8.

25 years ago this week

July 14, 1988

Lois Smith Roach of Trenton, Ill., was a recent house-guest of Mabel Scriven. Lois, a former teacher in the Wauneta Schools, also visited with friends and fellow faculty members at a coffee in her honor.

On June 25 Reinhold and Edith Gloy were invited by their daughters and families to spend a week on a house boat at Lake Powell for an early 50th wedding anniversary celebration. Attending were Reinhold and Edith, Trudy, Jerry, Luke, Troy, Todd and Monty Skelton and Evelyn Brown and Naomi, Jim, Melissa and Ben Brown.

Helping Bill and Ethel Louch celebrate their 40th anniversary over the July 4 weekend were daughter Glenda of Denver, Colo., sons, Mr. and Mrs. George Louch, Tessa, Mark and Kalyn of Mitchell and Mr. and Mrs. Glen Louch, Ross and Angi of Lincoln. They ate dinner at The Club and entertained relatives and neighbors on July 3.

Mr. and Mrs. Gordon Prior spent July 4 with Kevin and Jan Prior and girls at Grand Island. Also present were Mr. and Mrs. Vern Corman and family, Mr. and Mrs. Kent Prior and children and Mr. and Mrs. Galen Prior and children. They attended the July 4 celebration at Railroad Town at Stuhr Museum and the evening fireworks at Fonner Park.

Russell and Elizabeth Schmidt of Fresno, Calif., and a friend from Thailand are houseguests of Mrs. Schmidt’s parents, Bill and Charlotte Christner.

Precip for the week: .59 or an inch; for 1988: 10.18 inches. Grain Markets: wheat-3.30/bu.; corn- 2.78/bu.; milo-4.25/cwt.; soybeans-7.90; oats-2.50/bu.

50 years ago this week

July 18, 1963

Mr. and Mrs. Stan Smith, publishers of the Wauneta Breeze, announce a new business, a book store, in a building now under construction south of the present printing shop, to be called “Breeze Books.”

In recognition of their 57th anniversary, Mr. and Mrs. Walter Wheeler received a letter of congratulations and a gift package of the “57 Varieties” from the H. J. Heinz Company. They celebrated their 57th anniversary on June 6, 1963.

Mrs. Gertrude Sandman will leave Wednesday for a tour up the Alaskan Highway. She will visit a few days with her daughter and family, and then meet Mrs. Paul Arpke in Grand Junction, Colo., and on to Portland, Ore., to start the tour.

Six Wauneta young people returned Saturday from a week spent at Camp Comeca at Cozad. They were Susan Hoff, Billy Dicke, Carroll Grimm, Ruth DeHart, Kathleen McCallum and Nancy Stock.

Mr. and Mrs. Roscoe Guthrie celebrated their golden anniversary with an open house Sunday, June 16 with over 250 relatives and friends calling to offer best wishes on the happy occasion.

Mr. and Mrs. Bob Hummel and Kenny returned home Saturday evening from a two-week vacation spent in Fullerton, Los Angeles, Hollywood and Bakersfield, Calif.

75 years ago this week

July 20, 1937

Harry Hoff and Edra Mae of Phillipsburg were guests Friday night of the Amil Hoff home.

Clyde Hoff celebrated his birthday Tuesday entertaining nine of his friends at a swimming party at Imperial. A weiner roast and watermelon feed finished the happy afternoon.

Mr. and Mrs. Paul Wilson, Nancy and Kaye were Sunday dinner guests at the E. F. Van Cleave home.

Local Markets: wheat-.52; corn-.48; barley-.20; cream,-.20; eggs-.13; hens-.12; springs-.14

100 years ago this week

July 17, 1913

Quite a number have gone to McCook by autos and on the train to see the air ships.

Mr. Olmsted has opened a restaurant in connection with his bakery.

M.C. Hartzer and family of South Dakota are here on a visit with his sister, Mrs. A. Deininger and his brother, Wallace.

Andrew Ambrosek’s team ran away with him from Waidley’s shop Tuesday afternoon. They left him and the buggy on top of the hydrant at the Jones’ corner while they went on. They were caught at Elmer Fye’s.