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Echoes of the Past
25 Years Ago
(June 27-July 3, 1946)
Alvino Ray, topflight guitarist, was to bring his orchestra to Tri-Lakes on July 5. He was tar and was "discovered" by Horace Heidt in 1934 and persuaded to join Heidt's "Musical Knights." His marriage was to the eldest of the King Sisters, Luise.
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  [[underlined]]Three men from the country [[/underlined]] held a reunion in an army hospital at Fukuoka, Japan. They were [[underlined]]Sgt. John North[[/underlined]], with the Third Combat Engineer battalion, who was visited while undergoing treatment for an arm injury by [[underlined]]Corp. Paul Anders and Sgt. Bill Jones[[/underlined]].

  The war department's latest casualty list on World War II showed that 308,978 men and women who served in the army were killed in the 4-year war. Included were 1,424 still listed as missing. The navy announced that 37,659 naval, marine corps and coast guard personnel lost their lives as a result of the war. Of that total, 928 were listed as missing but were presumed to be dead. U.S. deaths totaled about 126,000 in World War I. Only three of the nation's 3,000-odd countries did not suffer any World War II casualties, the army said. They were King county, Tex., Esmeralda county Nev., and Yellowstone National Park county, Wyo.

  By the will of Mrs. Amanda Ramsey, $2000 in cash was bequeathed to the Hively United Baptist Church. Income from the sum, to be invested, was to be used for church property upkeep.

 Lewis H. Kessler, professor of civil engineering at the university of Wisconsin, excepted the position of professor of sanitary engineering at Northwestern Technological Institute at Northwestern University. He had been on the Wisconsin faculty since 1927.

  Mrs. Alexander Knisely, 82, teacher in the county until her marriage to the onetime County school superintendent, died June 27 at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Eileen Winkleman, Akron, Ohio.

  Mrs. John Neidermeyer, Union township, and her daughter, Linda Lou, were returned to their home from Saint Joseph's Hospital, Fort Wayne, on June 27.

  Trade sources reported that over one-half of the nation's butcher shops were closed. Livestock was plentiful on the ranges and hog farms wild breeders we're waiting to see what would happen to price controls. and hog farms wild breeders we're waiting to see what would happen to price controls.

  Mr. and Mrs. John Markley left June 28 to attend a convention in Quebec City of the Equitable Life Insurance Company of Iowa which Mr. Markley represented here.

  Discharged from Military service: Ivo P. Alles, Harry B. Wilmore, Harold L Harey, Franis K. Burns, Robert C. Miller.

  Miss Barbara Schinbeckler was one of 24 nurses at St. Luke's Hospital school of nursing, Chicago, who were capped at the end of their first year of training during a ceremony in the chapel of Grace Episcopal Church.

  Gov. an Mrs Ralph F. Gates and their son, Robert E., and Indiana University student, move their headquarters from Indianapolis to Columbia City for a week.  Their daughter, Patricia, was in Pasadena Calif., as a delegate to the nation a l Convention of Kappa, Alpha, Theta.

  The Atom bomb test on Bikini atoll exploded above a 73-ship guinea pig fleet, sank three and damage a fourth so badly it was sinking. Some 32 others were damaged. so badly it was sinking. Some 32 others were damaged.

  Fourth grader Ann Poffenberger and her little sister, Nancy Sue, claimed a loc a l newspaper column's prize for the first ripened tomato of the season.

  Miss Verda Hendrix school at Bel Horizonte, Brazil, was given as farewell tea by Mrs. Paul Lowe.  Miss Farrar had been on leave 18 months and obrained her master's degree in Nashville, Tenn. She was a sister of Mrs. E. E. Souers.


50 Year Ago
(June 27 - July 3, 1896)
Henry Norris, Richland township, had been named Commissioner of the West district, replacing John Trier, who had resigned.

  The "Peabody Items" reported three iron bridges which were built over Stony Creek.

  Green Bros. were preparint to burn a kiln of brick.

  Mrs Emma Anglemyer had accepted a position at the Commercial office.

  Hemmick & Jones had sold a
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