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December 26, 2019

Ten Years Ago

December 23, 2009

November 8, 2009 was the first practice for the third year of ‘Building A dog” (B.A.D.) program. Thirty-three young boys and girls turned out and are working on their performance routine that is choreographed to music.

Twenty-Five Years Ago

December 21, 1994

Football players honored in League and State. Dayton football players dominated the All-Conference team announced last week. These honors came after the Associated Press All-State selection were made public. Jeremy Hubbard, Matt Talbott, Jeremy Trump, and Jose Guevara were selected as All State, 1st team players and Ryan Rundell and Bud Lyonnais, 2nd team Players.

Fifty Years Ago

December 25, 1969

C. H. Budke Now Retired: A retirement dinner part honoring Clarence Budke of Dayton was held December 20, by fellow workers of the Green Giant Company. His entire working career of 39 years with the company will officially end December 31.

Miss Lisa Cunningham, a seventh-grade student at Dayton Junior High School, has added another honor to her earlier successes in the Keep Washington Green poster contest. Lisa, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Leo Cunningham, received an Honorable Mention for her poster which was entered in the Western International Keep Green Poster Contest.

Seventy-Five Years Ago

December 21, 1944

Sergeant Raymond Rainwater, in cooperation with the Dayton Chamber of Commerce and The Chronicle-Dispatch, make possible the mailing of this issue in the Columbia Country Men and Women in the Service. If your boy or girl isn’t now getting the C-D, bring in his or her proper address.

Eugene Parsons has been home the past week on what he thinks is embarkation leave.

Local Boy Killed in Action, Belgium Front. Raymond L. Crabb, in his last letter dated October 31, he mentioned having seen and visited with Wallace McCauley. A telegram from the war department that was received by his relatives stated he was killed action November 25.

One Hundred Years Ago

December 20, 1919

Butte, Montana: Thousands of cattle, it is feared, will die of starvation, hundreds will perish from exposure and some farmers of eastern and northern Montana fear that the death rates among horses will be so high that sufficient animals cannot be secured for planting of crops next spring.

Expenditure of $30,000,000 on three irrigation projects is indicated in a report just made to the state development bureau of the Seattle Chamber of Commerce and Commercial Club by the Washington State Reclamation Service. More than 215,000 acres will be irrigated. The lower Snake River project involves the construction of a dam across the Snake River at Five Mile Rapids.

One Hundred Twenty-Five Years Ago

December 19, 1894

The Agricultural College and School of Science will be opened on Wednesday, January 13, 1892. A thorough course of preparation for the college will be given in the following branches; English grammar, arithmetic, algebra, physiology, orthography, penmanship, United States History, elocution, physical geography and book-keeping. Tuition is free in all the department of the college. Any person 14 years of age and who understands arithmetic through fractions, who can read and write with facility, and spell well and grounded in the geography of the United States, can enter the school.


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