Archive for Thursday, September 6, 2001

Days gone by

September 6, 2001

7 years ago


September 1994

Rosinante, a 5-year-old research and development firm in Eudora that developed everything from medical appliances to construction components to sculpture, produced the Evolution speaker to eliminate the reflections and standing waves found in standard box speakers which distort sound. Ric Cummins was president of the company. Chris Lauber was production manager.

New residents at Eudora Nursing Center were Carl Ingrim, Mildred Schoenhofer, Nancy Poole and Barbara Willis.

Tamra Long completed requirements for degree during the summer session at Emporia State University.

19 years ago


September 1982

The Eudora City Council approved the rezoning of 13 lots at 10th and Pine from single-family to multiple-family apartment complex at the site. Promoter of the project was Stan Byrne, who owned the property.

The Council also approved an ordinance authorizing the half-cent city sales tax that was approved by the voters in the Aug. 3 elections.

Eric Smith began duties as a police officer for the Eudora police force.

Mary E. Grosdidier, Eudora, was one of 488 Kansas State University students who completed requirements for degrees during the summer. Grosdidier earned a master's degree.

63 years ago


September 1938

Enrollment in Eudora schools was 220 pupils. At the high school, there were 104 pupils28 seniors, 32 juniors, 23 sophomores and 21 freshmen, the smallest freshmen class in a number of years.

At the grade school, 91 scholars reported for class. The parochial school had an enrollment of 25.

At the high school, 24 boys reported to Coach Herbert Knipp for football practice.

Hesper School opened with Florence Braun as teacher. There were 20 students enrolled.

Mr. and Mrs. Delbert Adams and Viola Sheldon returned from a two-week vacation trip spent in several of the eastern and southern states.

The Lawrence Drum and Bugle Corps, of which George Gerstenberger and Otto Vitt were members, won third pace in the state contest held at Salina.

85 years ago


September 1916

Mary Fuller entertained 24 girls in honor of Olive Carr, who was leaving soon to attend school.

Margaret Zillner celebrated her 11th birthday with several of her friends.

Bill Schlegel left for Sunburst, Mont.

Mary Diedrich was visiting relative in Byers, Colo.

Grace and Mary Rothberger and Mary Sommer left for Kansas City, Kan., where they were employed in the State School for the Blind.

Charles Pilla, president of the State Bank, pioneer businessman, mayor and postmaster, died at his home at the age of 86. He came to Eudora in 1865.

Herbert and Hattie Gerstenberger returned from a three month visit in Byers, Colo.

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