Bonner County History - Oct. 31, 2017

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From the archives of the

Bonner County History Museum

611 S. Ella Ave., Sandpoint, ID 83864

208-263-2344

50 Years Ago

Sandpoint News-Bulletin

Oct. 31, 1967 — ENGAGEMENT TOLD

Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Kagele, Spokane, announce the engagement of her daughter, Miss Linda Carol Ott, and Edward Charles Eitzman, son of Mr. and Mrs. Edward Eitzman, Sandpoint. Both are graduates of Sandpoint High. Miss Ott attends Spokane Community College and her fiance is a student at North Idaho Junior College.

The couple plan to be married on Dec. 16 at the First Methodist Church in Sandpoint.

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LOCKWOOD HONORED POSTHUMOUSLY

Mr. and Mrs. C.A. Lockwood, Selle, received the Vietnamese government’s military merit medal with gallantry cross with palm for courage in combat, spirit of good will, cooperation and a brilliant example for comrades in arms, won by their son, SP4 James Lockwood, who died in action on Sept. 17, 1966. Mrs. Judith Lockwood, widow of the fallen soldier, and their daughter Lynette, 2, accepted the U.S. government’s bronze star medal, also awarded posthumously.

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PLANK HONORED FOR LONG SERVICE

A diamond tie clasp award for 40 years service in the Safeway organization, was given Ralph C. Plank, veteran Safeway employee, at a luncheon in Spokane. Mr. Plank began his Safeway career at the Colfax store and came to Sandpoint to manage the store here in 1954. Several years ago he stepped down as manager but remains an employee without administrative responsibilities.

100 Years Ago

Northern Idaho News

Oct. 31, 1917 — COUNTY ‘OVER THE TOP’

Bonner county went “over the top” Saturday, when its patriotic residents over-subscribed its share of the second liberty loan of 1917 to the amount of $175,350. The committee on the loan thanks city officials and all who gave of their time on the house to house canvass; also owners of automobiles who covered the county so well.

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FIRE DESTROYS PALACE HOTEL

The Palace hotel was completely destroyed by fire of unknown origin Saturday night, along with an adjoining building occupied by a Chinese laundry. The loss is estimated at $60,000. The hotel was a city landmark, built about 17 years ago, when it contained but three rooms.

John Maloney, owner of the building, has been missing since the fire, his whereabouts a mystery.

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NOTICE FROM THE GEM THEATRE

The United States war revenue act of October 3, 1917, imposes a tax on all motion picture theatres of 10 per cent of gross receipts. Also a tax of 15c per reel per day on films. It therefore is necessary to raise our prices to meet this tax:

Children, admission 9c, war tax 1c; Adults, admission 18c, war tax 2c; Box seats, 27c, war tax 3c, which will make our prices 10c, 20c, and 30c effective on and after Nov. 1, 1917.

For more information, visit the museum online at bonnercountyhistory.org.

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