From the archives of the
Bonner County History Museum
611 S. Ella Ave., Sandpoint, ID 83864
50 Years Ago
Dec. 6, 1968 — SAGLE SERVICEMEN
The Sagle area has men in most branches of the service, stationed in many places:
MR2 Ted Wilson, son of Mr. and Mrs. Bert Wilson, in the Navy, stationed in San Diego.
John Q. Graham, son of Mr. and Mrs. John Graham, is also in the Navy, stationed in Hawaii.
Mr. and Mrs. Don Carter have two sons in the service. Sgt. Dan Carter has been in the active Army two years and is stationed at Homestead, Fla. Hal Carter is taking his basic training in the reserves at Ft. Leonard Wood, Mo.
Mrs. Frank Wagner also has two sons serving their country. Chief Petty Officer Jack Reed is on the USS Lewis and Clark, stationed at Newport News, Va. Lt. Jud Reed, in the Air Force, is presently in Vietnam.
WOC Carl Quass, son of Mrs. Frances Quass, is taking helicopter training at Ft. Rucker, Ala.
Lt. Col. Arthur Hunter, son of Mr. and Mrs. Harold Hunter, is in the Air Force, stationed at March Air Force base in Riverside, Calif.
James Brockway, son of Mr. and Mrs. Jim Brockway, is training with the Air Force at the Mountain Home base.
25 YEARS WITH PACIFIC POWER
Journeyman serviceman Marvin Emery received his quarter-century service pin from PP&L line superintendent Glenn Rusk in a recent ceremony at the Sandpoint service center.
100 Years Ago
Northern Idaho News
Dec. 6, 1918 — CULVER-ODEN NEWS
C.J. Oden has bought a small drag saw outfit of Sears, Roebuck & Co., to use on his ranch, “The Pines.” He will do some work for his neighbors during the winter months.
Mr. and Mrs. Andy Benson and children and George Fitzpatrick ate Thanksgiving dinner at the Crowder home.
LID OFF BUILDING WORK
All restrictions on non-war construction throughout the U.S. are officially removed. The action permits all building operations held up in the interest of the war program to proceed. No further permits will be required from the war industries board or the state councils which controlled the situation in each state.
EIGHT HOURS PERMANENT
There has been discussion among timber workers as to whether the eight-hour day will be continued after the war. Some seem to fear the return of the old order. Over a month ago, T.J. Humbird told his men that he anticipated that the eight hour day in the industry had come to stay and had heard of no attempt to change it back.
The kaiser is welcome in no man’s land.
The Italian “boot” proved that it had the kick.
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