Archive for Thursday, November 1, 2007

Days gone by

November 1, 2007

15 years ago
October 1992

  • Leona Haney and Cindy Meuffel attended the Eagles Auxiliary Mid-Central Conference in Jefferson City, Mo.
    ¢ Eudora High School students named as Kansas Honor Students by the University of Kansas Alumni Association and the KU Endowment Association were Mark P. Everley, Janice E. Gezel, Jason T. Kahrs, Matthias J. Martin, and Shay K. O'Brien.
    ¢ PFC Jamy Hickman and PFC Mark Drennan, both 1992 Eudora High School graduates completed Marine Boot Camp training in San Diego, Calif.

27 years ago
October 1980

Tim Martin, a Eudora High School junior, left for Jackson Hole, Wyo., to attend the 1980 Mountain-Plains Regional Leadership Conference for Future Business Leaders of America.
¢ Eudora High School Homecoming finalists were Michele Long, Ginny Whitten, Kay Cawley, April Shepard and Julie Laws.
¢ Eudora High School observed its 50th Homecoming with halftime ceremonies for the members of the 1930 football team, their wives and families during the EHS game against Basehor.
¢Members of the Eudora High 1930 football team were Verol Neis, M.W. 'Swede" Everley, Joseph Marley, John Musick Sr. (captain), Edward Mathia, Keith Starr, Clifford Eisele, Robert Zillner, Robert Cory, Nolan Guffey, John Grist, Ralph Bohnsock, Leslie Johnson, George Zillner, Edward Deckwa, Gerald Knabe, Robert Eisele, Ward Cary, Bill Mertz, Bill Edwards and coach T.A. Beatty.
¢ Norma Lutz presented the program, "Hiking Trails on the Kaw" for the 1900 and Now Club at the Eudora Public Library.

70 years ago
October 1937

At a special meeting of the city council, 12 bids were submitted and read aloud for the resurfacing of Main Street for the city of Eudora. Central Construction Company of Hoisington had the lowest bid of $38,431.85, and was awarded the contract.
¢ The Ladies Altar Society of Holy Family Church had a Halloween party in the parish hall. Fifty persons were served.
The children attended in costume and prizes were given to the best and second best costumes. Maurine and Dolores Blechel won first prize. Delbert and Paul Seiwald finished second.
¢ Alvin Gabriel, accompanied by Werner Dollnig and Raymond Stanley, took a truck load of farming implements, feed and some household goods to Ash Flat, Ark., where the Dollnigs bought a farm and planned to move.
¢ Hesper Farm Bureau officers were Lillian Gabriel, president; Blanche Knabe, vice president; Wilma Griffin, secretary and reporter; and Josephine Miller, treasurer.
¢ Allen Westerhouse and Merle Morriss attended the American Royal in Kansas City.

93 years ago
October 1914

The elevator was paying $1 for wheat. Mr. Anderson purchased 4,000 bushels.
¢ W.W. Pickering opened a new chili parlor and short order restaurant in the William Coate building.
¢ George Catlin bought the Dr. Schellack property and planned to move his barbershop to that location.
¢ Marie Robinson was taking a class in expression at Lecompton in addition to her university work.
¢Helianthus Chapter, Order of Eastern Star, had a special meeting to initiate Mr. and Mrs. Charles B. Floyd.

108 years ago
October 1899

The Rev. A. Rodewald began a series of meetings in the German Evangelical Association Church.
¢ A wagon was now delivering goods around town for Charles Pilla.
¢ Jesse Kraybills moved into the Cory house.
¢ J.F. Wolfe, Scranton, Pa., was appointed Santa Fe agent at the local station. S.V. Carr resigned.
¢The Wolfes rented the Berthold Durr property and Carr left for Des Moines, Iowa, where he entered the osteopathic college.

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