From the archives of the
Bonner County History Museum
611 S. Ella Ave., Sandpoint, Idaho, 83864
50 Years Ago
Nov. 5, 1969 — TROOP 168 HOLDS TEA
Brownie Troop 168 held an investiture tea last week. Troop members are Linda Carlson, Jody Paris, Julie Madsen, Christi Koski, Diane Plaster, Laurie Newton, Angie Nordgaarden, Leila Eaton, Tammie Howell, Lisa Webb, Wilma Buerge, and Doris Deden. Troop leaders are Mrs. Melvin Madsen and Mrs. Dave Downing.
SOUTHSIDE SCHOOL NOTES
Election of officers was held in the following rooms recently: Mrs. Miller’s 4th and 5th — Mike Thompson, president; Mona Heath, secretary; Marie Fillion, treasurer; Teresa Barnhart, librarian. Mr. Randolph’s 5th and 6th — Tom Clary, president; Linda Tarpley, vice president; Debbie Thompson, secretary; Aaron Heki, treasurer. Mr. Stoicheff’s 7th and 8th — Mike Phillips, president; Bonnie Beers, vice president; Trina Reubens, secretary-treasurer; Rita Smith, reporter.
Linda Nottingham broke her arm last week.
Paul Perry, who was recently discharged from the Army at Ft. Huachuca, Ariz., is touring the states with a friend from Pennsylvania. They arrived at Paul’s home Wednesday and will depart for the East in about a week for a stay in Pennsylvania and a business trip to Washington, D.C. Paul will fly back about Nov. 20.
100 Years Ago
Pend d’Oreille Review
Nov. 5, 1919 — NO EPIDEMIC
Reports of the widespread prevalence of diphtheria in this vicinity were discredited yesterday by Dr. Floyd Wendle, city health officer, who stated the disease had been successfully checked by quarantining the few cases in town.
PROCLAIMS ARMISTICE DAY
Governor D.W. Davis issued a proclamation at the request of the Idaho American legion, designating November 11 as Armistice day and a holiday throughout the state.
WAR MOTHERS MEETING
The American War Mothers will hold their regular monthly meeting at the G.A.R. hall (4th and Alder) at 2 o’clock next Wednesday.
Garner Aldrich, an old soldier of the civil war and member of the local Grand Army (G.A.R.) post, is reported very low as a result of a paralytic stroke sustained the first of the week.
EXCESS SUM GOES TO AMERICAN LEGION
The committee in charge of the $700 surplus from the July 11 celebration fund for returned service men voted to give the money to the local legion organization, the only condition being that it be used for furniture for the American Legion hall in the Walker basement at (212) N. First ave.
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