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Wednesday, 02 October 2013 18:40

10 years ago this week

Oct. 2, 2003

Members with memberships spanning 50-62 years were recognized during a special service at the Wauneta United Methodist Church Sunday. Those recognized included Bob Walgren, Carol Maddux, Viola Krausnick, Bonnie Hanna, Eunice Bodeman, Marjorie Hanna, Dorothy Baumfalk, Robert Baumfalk, Wilva Harchelroad, Ethel Louch, Doris Ough, Leland DeHart, Ruby Ham, Judy Polly, Verna Sandman, Donnaline Kitt and Bunny Jussel.

Children and grandchildren of Allan and Judi Nordhausen hosted a hog roast for their 40th anniversary Saturday night at the home of Chad and Sunni Nordhausen and family with family and friends attending.

A group of the W.H.S. Class of 1949 met at Jack’s Place in Imperial for lunch Monday noon. Attending were Verl Stinnette, Bob and Sharon Walgren, Marlin Widger, Connie Kuecker and husband Kermit, Iris Large, Ramona Wilcox, Jack Maddux and wife Carol and Donna Maucher.

June Cox, Lorris and Ruth Haarberg of Arapahoe and Gene and Kay Haarberg of Imperial flew from Denver to Sacramento, Calif., attending a Walling family reunion at the home of Iris and Leonard Mandonica with 125 present.

Clark and Donna McMinn and Bob and Jean Heise of Milwaukee, Wisc., attended the 24th Division Reunion at Tucson, Ariz., last week and also did some sight seeing.

Marlin and Lois Wine attended the open house for Pauline Wine’s 99th birthday Friday at The Imperial Manor, hosted by Dallas and Charlotte Wine.

An open house was held in honor of Leona Littlejohn on her 85th birthday at the Wauneta Senior Center Sunday afternoon, Sept. 28.

No precip for the week: for 2003: 20.36 inches.

High for the week: 93° on Sept. 23; low: 37° on Sept. 24, 28.


25 years ago this week

September 29, 1988

Farmers Coop Exchange held their Appreciation Day Friday with a free barbecue feed with beef purchased at the Chase County Fair.

Sixty-five firemen from area towns attended the Frenchman Valley Mutual Aid fire school here Sunday. Lloyd Sinner, former chief of the Wauneta department, was recognized by the Nebraska Fire Service for 27 years of service as chief.

Eleanor McAfoos was honored for her volunteer work at the Wauneta Senior Center. Mary Lou Ferebee presented her with a plaque. McAfoos volunteers five hours of her time each of the three days she is at the center.

Viola Krausnick, Janet Egle and Esther Egle attended the quilt show in Longmont, Colo., Friday and Saturday with Linda Egle of Denver. They stopped in Loveland to see Wendi Nordhausen.

Charlie and Betty Johnson enjoyed a trip to Santa Fe, N.M., last Sunday to Friday.

Tuesday afternoon visitors of Elmer Lewis at the Imperial Manor to help him celebrate his 96th birthday were John and Frances Lewis and granddaughter Sable Barnes, Lois Kanost, Lorene Greeley and Vic and Reva Wicke. Connie Barnes was a later caller.

Mr. and Mrs. Henry Yonce of Woodburn, Ore., and Mrs. Florence Hagan of Grant were Monday afternoon guests of Mr. and Mrs. Glen Ruettimann. Mrs. Yonce is the former Iona Cole Maheffey, formerly of Hamlet.

No precip for the week: for 1988: 16.46 inches.

Grain Markets: wheat-3.58/bu.; corn-2.53/bu.; milo-3.85/cwt; soybeans-7.15.bu; oats-2.15/bu.


50 years ago this week

Oct. 3, 1963

Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Carse entertained Mr. and Mrs. Grey Gardner at dinner for their 40th anniversary. As they are employed by the Hamlet school, Mrs. Doris Schipman baked a cake for their anniversary and they were greeted by teachers and pupils.

Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Maxfield left for Omaha Wednesday where Raymond attended a grain dealers convention and Betty took a course in organ instruction. Son Jim joined them on Thursday.

Chuck Vette was among the CCHS football players at Imperial who went to Denver Sunday where they attended the Denver Broncos and Boston Patriots football game.

Neil Stock of Wauneta, Odd Fellow District representative to the Pilgrimage to the United Nations, spoke to about 30 at the Odd Fellows Hall in Palisade Tuesday evening.

Mr. and Mrs. Robert Stevens of Los Angeles, Calif., were guests last week in the Keith Kerchal home.

Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Porter took Mrs. Leo Porter and four children to Denver Tuesday where they enplaned for California, enplaning there to join Leo in Maha, Okinawa. They will be gone 30 months.


75 years ago this month

October 5, 1938

A handkerchief shower was given in the home of Mrs. Fanning in honor of Mrs. G. L. Colbert and Mrs. Walter Wheeler whose birthdays occur on the same day. A lovely lunch concluded the afternoon.

E. E. Krausnick has taken over the management of his filling station south of the tracks and Donald Lee will work for him.

Mrs. Eleanor Frasier and Bud were dinner guests Monday evening of Mr. and Mrs. Wiley Green.

Mrs. Bertha Theobald arrived home from Illinois where she had been visiting her childhood home for several weeks.

Mrs. Roy Polly was hostess to the Embroidery Club Wednesday.

Local Markets: cream-.19; eggs-.18; hens-.10; springs-.09; wheat-.48; corn-.50; barley-.30.


100 years ago this week

October 2, 1913

The telephone company is putting their poles and wires in the alleys this week.

C. E. Johnston left for Omaha on Saturday to buy a car of buggies. He arrived home on Wednesday.

Car of corn on track — 84¢ per bu. F. W. Dick.

Mrs. Ota Fierling has purchased the McCartney property. Consideration $800.00.

Otto Luhrs of 6-37 went to McCook Tuesday to meet Mrs. Luhrs who has been visiting in Mo. for a number of weeks.