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Good old Days 6/21/10/ 6/22/10

Monday, June 21, 2010

EIGHTY YEARS AGO

June 21, 1930

* Mr. and Mrs. H.H. Brown have made plans to tour Europe this summer. They will go to New York for a few days and will sail July 9 on the steamship Tuscania.

* Mrs. Jewel Carmack and Miss Vesta Wilson have returned from Kansas City where they attended the fourth annual Missouri Grand Assembly of Rainbow Girls.

SEVENTY YEARS AGO

June 21, 1940

* Adolph Hitler reached the highest point of his career today in the historic Compiegne Forest when he personally received French envoys and handed them armistice terms which proclaimed the defeat of France.

* Mr. and Mrs. Stacy Cullen, of Tucson, Ariz., were guests about 2 p.m. yesterday when they sought shelter from a heavy downpour under a tree on a farm bought by Wallace Robbins last year from Bill Davis, a mile and a half east and a mile south of Midway.

SIXTY YEARS AGO

June 21, 1950

* Plans discussed for the Fourth of July at the American Legion meeting last night revealed a rip-snorter of an old-fashioned day is in store for all residents of this district and their guests.

* The St. Louis Cardinals will have a two-day tryout for baseball players from 17 to 23 years old at the Cassville Blues field July 6 and 7.

FIFTY YEARS AGO

June 21, 1960

* Miss Janie Shanks, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Shanks, of Monett, left today for an extended bicycle tour of Europe with a group of Methodist youth sponsored by the Western Student Movement of Kansas.

* Corporal Tommy Pinkley of the U.S. Marines arrived yesterday from Camp Pendleton, Calif., where he is stationed for a 30 day furlough visit with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Sam Pinkley.

FORTY YEARS AGO

June 21, 1970

* Staff Sergeant Robert P. Veith arrived in Monett on Tuesday for a visit with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Veith, and his brothers, Jack Veith and Mr. and Mrs. Larry Veith and children.

* Don Davis, of Route 1, Monett, will leave Sunday for University Park, Penn., where he will attend the first Junior Leadership Conference to be held Sunday through Wednesday at Penn State University.

THIRTY YEARS AGO

June 21, 1980

* Mrs. T.A. McClure and daughter, Diane, narrowly escaped injury in a severe wind storm which swept through Oklahoma City in the early morning hours today, lifting a portion of the roof from the motel in which they were staying to be near their son and brother, John McClure, who is hospitalized for a car crash.

* Tammie Knapp, a food services student at the Monett Area Vocational-Technical School, headed to national competition this week in Atlanta, Ga.

TWENTY YEARS AGO

June 21, 1990

* Named as delegates to the Department of Missouri American Legion Convention from Hobbs-Anderson Post 91 were Commander Leroy Jirik, Commander-Elect William Schuetz, Howard Mott, Gerald McCracken, Dr. R.W. Netzer, Robert Jelinek and Robert Eaton.

* Army Reserve Second Lieutenant Anthony W. Clay, son of Jerry W. Clay and Barbara Switzer, has completed the field artillery officer basic course at Fort Sill, Okla.

TEN YEARS AGO

June 21, 2000

* St. Louis Rams quarterback Kurt Warner visited Camp Barnabas for the first time this week.

* Details on relief efforts in the flood-ravaged Cassville and Roaring River State Park areas are being reviewed this morning as clean-up continues.

EIGHTY YEARS AGO

June 22, 1930

* The home of Lawrence Chastain, of Purdy, was destroyed by fire of unknown origin. No one had been home for several hours.

* Davis Brothers has received a carload of beef cattle, which they placed on pasture.

SEVENTY YEARS AGO

June 22, 1940

* Mrs. Charles A. Rose entertained with a studio party this week as a courtesy for her music pupils.

* Mrs. Ernest Adams, Mrs. H.A. Cochran and Mr. and Mrs. Bryan Callander plan to leave in the morning for Pensacola, Fla., to attend the annual reunion of Frisco veterans and their families.

SIXTY YEARS AGO

June 22, 1950

* Edwin Dieckhoff, of Stover, has been called by the Trinity Lutheran Church of Freistatt to become principal of the Freistatt School.

* The quarterly meeting of the St. Vincent's Hospital Auxiliary in Monett was Tuesday in the home of Mrs. V.L. Milsap, newly elected president.

FIFTY YEARS AGO

June 22, 1960

* Four girls from Monett attending Girls State at William Woods College this week have been elected to various offices. The girls include Sammie Jo Justice, Ann Meuser, Doris Klingsporn and Becky Suit.

* Rev. Harold Henderson Leake, new vicar of St. Stephen's Episcopal Church in Monett, officially assumed his duties this week.

FORTY YEARS AGO

June 22, 1970

* A scrapbook filled with mementos of her life in the United States is a special possession of Miss Pia Vleiger, American Field Service student from Holland who has lived with Mr. and Mrs. Arno Kleiboeker and Pam. Pia leaves Monday for a conference and other activities before returning to Holland.

* Monett residents will go to the polls tomorrow to cast ballots in a special $1,124,530 project to finance new construction and improve the city's present sewer system.

THIRTY YEARS AGO

June 22, 1980

* Operations at Sugar Creek Foods Inc. plant at 100 Main Street in Monett are expected to get underway Monday morning with approximately 100 employees making up the initial staff.

* William H. Pinnell, of Monett, Circuit Judge of the 39th Judicial Circuit, was elected president of the State Trial Judges Association at the annual meeting of the Judicial Conference held this week in Kansas City.

TWENTY YEARS AGO

June 22, 1990

* Patrick Garrett and Jonathan Apostol, Monett High School students, were delegates to southwest Missouri's first Seventh District Youth Summit held last month at Missouri Southern State College.

* Marine Private Walden Q. Liggett, son of William R. and Leticia Q. Liggett, of Purdy, has completed recruit training at Marine Corps Recruit Depot in San Diego, Calif.

TEN YEARS AGO

June 22, 2000

* Calling their legislative session productive in quality if not quantity, lawmakers representing the bi-county area reviewed the last session of the General Assembly at a recent eggs and issues forum, hosted by the Monett Chamber of Commerce. State representatives Sam Gaskill and Linda Bartelsmeyer, along with State Senators Doyle Childers and Morris Westfall, assessed some of the debates held during the five months of the legislative term.

* Next week Kassie Hyde, daughter of Larry and Jaqueta Hyde, will go to the national Vocational Industrial Clubs of America (VICA) meeting June 26 to July 1 in Kansas City with her instructor Nicole Moody.

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