Archive for Thursday, August 16, 2001

Days gone by

August 16, 2001

7 years ago


August 1994

The Eudora Planning Commission was slated to hold a public hearing on a use permitted upon review application made by Cellular One. The communications company wanted to construct a cellular tower in Intech Industrial Park.

Eric Votaw, 17, captured a gold medal during the Sunflower State Games in the 15-17-year-old high jump with a jump of 6 feet. He also took third in the long jump with a distance of 15 feet 4 inches.

Members of St. Paul Youth Fellowship went on a weeklong Back Bay Mission work camp in Biloxi, Miss. While there, the group painted a house, did some minor carpentry work and served meals in the mission's soup kitchen. Those attending were leader Dale Hofer, Nathan Hofer, Ruth Hughs, Amy Gordon, leader Norm Tyler, St. Paul UCC pastor Paul Witmer, Chris Clawson, Patrick Everley, Gretchen Freeland, Jennifer Clark, Megan Hughs, Tara Andrews and Kendra Rehmer.

63 years ago


August 1938

Otto Durr brought in a "freak" stalk of corn from Eudora. The stalk had six ears of corn started on it, and it wasn't the only stalk like it. There was a whole field of the hybrid corn. One row would have tassels and the next four rows would be detasseled.

Pat Kellum and Henry Meinke completed the brightening up of the Fred Rothberger and Mrs. Emeile Gerstenberger home with new coats of paint.

Dr. and Mrs. C.B. Johnson and Barbara, Mrs. Kelvin Hoover, Miss Margaret Spitzli and Will Lorimer of Fort Worth, Texas, left for a two-week vacation, which would be spent around the lakes at Spicher, Minn.

The Rev. H. Reifschneider, Homer Carl Altenbernd and Misses Hilda Helen Gerstenberger and Lila Reetz left for Wichita where they planned to attend the 10-day Leadership Training school. The Rev. Reifschneider was one of the teachers.

85 years ago


August 1916

Anna Lothholz left for a month's visit with friends in Raton, N.M.

Hubert Woodard purchased the Eudora garage from Carl Beber.

Miss Georgia Stanley underwent an operation for appendicitis in Kansas City.

Edwin Abels and Ed Haverty transacted business in Kansas City.

Charles and Will Brazil left for Spokane, Wash., on a land excursion.

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