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November 14, 2019

Ten Years Ago

November 11, 2009

In General Election results, Terry Nealey was elected as State Representative Position 2 with a 65.98% lead over Laura Grant with 34.02%. Town of Starbuck; Mayor Darcy L. Linklater, Council Member #01 Anthony Hoilman. Council Member #2 Write-In: Richard A Ells.

Twenty-Five Years Ago

November 9, 1969

Owen Agenbroad was honored as “Citizen of the Year” at the annual Chamber of Commerce banquet last Wednesday. “Owen has been very instrumental in many community projects over the years,” State Jon McFarland, who presented the award and said Agenbroad is Mr. Lions Club.

Rip-rapping five-miles of stream banks throughout Columbia County, a project amounting to an estimated $124,000 is currently underway through the Agricultural Conservation Program, administered by the Dayton ASCS office in the federal building. The purpose of the stream rep-rapping is to protect farm land, roads, bridges and other structures and property from high water. Also included in the concept of the project is prevention of stream silting, protection of fish life and prevention of pollution.

Steven Lee Polumsky, son of Mr. and Mrs. Allen J. Polumsky, is now aboard the SS Gopher State as an apprentice engineer under a program of the Calhoon M.E.B.A. Engineering School to teach young men to become licensed engineers in the United States Merchant Marine.

Seventy-Five Years Ago

November 9, 1944

Women Help Keep Big U.S. Bombers in the Air. Women who build America’s giant bombers have been joined by women who keep them in the air. Members of the Women’s Army Corps in the army air forces are doing scores of important jobs, many of them highly technical, which are helping to “keep them flying”.

Italian patriots formed a supply line in carry flour across the blasted Ponte Vecchiop to where it was badly needed on the other side of the river. The Germans blew up the historic bridge to prevent its use by the advancing Allies.

For the past several weeks’ preparations have been in progress for the opening of the Pool Truck and Implement Company, an agency of the International harvester company. The new business is to be located in the Hubbard building next door to the C-D and the owner and manager is D.L. Pool, most recently of Spokane. The business will carry a full line of International, including trucks, tractors, farming and dairy machinery and an adequate supply of repair parts and will have a completely equipped shop.

One Hundred Years Ago

November 8, 1919

Moran Sheep Prize Winners: Besides winning second award for fat weathers entered at the livestock show at Spokane this week J. M. Moran carried away on Rambouillets.

Will soon arrive, shipment of Eureka Vacuum Cleaners, the next shipment after this one will cost $8.50 more. Place our order now at the old price, Suffield’s Furniture Store.

One Hundred Twenty-Five Years Ago

November 10, 1894

The Last Blowout In Starbuck: The Republican blowout in Starbuck Monday night was a great success. The Hon. John Brining was the orator of the evening and the reports from that section say it was the grandest effort of his life. Geo. McEvoy, chairman of the Starbuck republican club, had made every arrangement for the reception of the band and the Dayton delegation. Anvils were fired, bond-fires were lighted and enthusiasm ran high. Over 200 people attended the meeting held in the church.

Mt. Pleasant News: Mrs. J. M. Dunlap and son and daughter visiting Mrs. L. B. Rayburn, started for home when the team ran away, throwing out the occupants of the hack, injuring Mrs. Dunlap considerably.


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