Memories 1.22.2020

125 Years

Friday, January 25, 1895

Some people always look fresh and young, while others look prematurely old, with skin dried up and wrinkled. The only difference between the two is the loss of vitality in the blood. People using Begg’s Blood Purifier and Maker always look fresh and healthy. Sold and warranted by your popular Druggist C. L. Sherwood.

Louis Miller was seen on the streets Saturday, shaking hands with his host of Sabetha friends who were heartily glad to see him again after his long siege of sickness. He is rapidly gaining in flesh and strength and we trust will soon be himself again.

Ben Sammons came in from the East Sunday noon. He stopped off here long enough to visit his brother Chas. Sammons at Albany, and other relatives and friends before continuing on his trip westward. Mr. Sammons will visit his sister, Miss Gertrude Sammons at Payson, Utah, and go from there to Washington, where he intends engaging in business. He is originally from Wattsburg, Pa., but thinks of making his home in the west in the future.

The pupils of our public schools are trying their first big examination, this week, at the close of their first half year of study.

100 Years

Thursday, January 29, 1920

Last week The Herald told of a young man, Carl Sewell, who was in Sabetha in the interest of landscape gardening. This week he is dead at his home in Hiawatha according to a telephone message received in Sabetha by his cousin, Glen Sewell. The death was a shock to his relatives and friends and even those, whose chance acquaintance he made during his last week’s visit. A fine young fellow, with everything in his way to improve theirs, his death is most deplorable. His death resulted from influenza. Both Mr. Sewell and his wife have been ill the past week.

A note like this will turn even a blue Monday into a red letter day: Mrs. Harry Kistner writes “I recently learned the three sweetest words that can be spoke are ‘enclosed find check,’ and I don’t know of any one to whom I would rather say this than to The Herald. So here goes.” And it did

There are 3,021 automobiles in Nemaha county. This means that there is a car to each sixth of seventh person, figuring the population between nineteen and twenty thousand. In Brown county there are 4,005 or a car to each fifth person.

Saturday before last, not a very big day in Sabetha, E.J. Myrick counted more than 300 automobiles parked on Main Street and near side streets in the afternoon. An investment of more than $200,000.

75 Years

Wednesday, January 24, 1945

Mrs. Virgil Brown was pretty well excited when her telephone rang in the early morning Thursday but was delighted to hear the voice of her husband, Capt. Virgil Brown, from the Hawaiian Islands. Dr. Brown has been in a hospital there for about four weeks. He told his wife that he is feeling much better and hopes to be released soon.

Glenn Myers received a telegram from his son, Donald, saying he has arrived in the United Sates and will be sent to a general hospital. Donald was wounded November 3 on Leyte Island and was sent on a hospital ship to New Guinea.

Sgt. Harold E. Kistner, son of Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Kistner of Omaha, and grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Roy Kistner of Sabetha, has been awarded his second Oak Leaf Cluster to the Air Medal, for meritorious achievement on combat missions over Europe. He is 19 years old and a veteran of 18 bombing missions.

Dayle Snyder, son of Mr. and Mrs. Fred D. Snyder, has been promoted from sergeant to staff sergeant. He is with a bombardier group of the air forces in the Pacific area.

Jack L. Wright, who is with a company of engineers in the European war theater, has been promoted from corporal to sergeant.

50 Years

Tuesday, January 27, 1970

Robert Deaver is spending a few days with his father, Melvin Deaver before leaving for Los Angeles where he has accepted a college teaching position with the World Campus Afloat division of Chapman College. This is a teaching extension service of the college aboard a ship which will make a four month trip around the world. Enrolled are 500 college students who will leave Los Angeles on the S S Ryndam February 3rd and arrive in New York in the last part of May.

After six weeks of real winter weather, there was a change for the better this week. Sunday was a bright, sunny day and so far this week this has been the trend with daytime temperatures in the 50’s. Most of the snow disappeared and folks are grateful for the respite from winter.

25 Years

Wednesday, January 25, 1995

Chances are good that Sabetha residents will see an increase in your electrical bills next summer, after five years when rates remained the steady. On Monday, the Sabetha City Commission approved expenditure of $8,500 to pay for an electrical study to be completed in March.

A local woman hopes to create a successful business by helping others with their own. On Jan. 25, Julie Krebs opened JK Tax Services, two miles north of Sabetha on U.S. 75.

Members of the Sabetha DSR club presented a check for $1,100 to the Sabetha Community Hospital on Wednesday. The money, which has been accumulated by the organization, will go towards the purchase of a new wheelchair and several chairs for patients’ rooms at the hospital.

Brian Plattner of Oneida received an outstanding freshman award from the Kansas State University chapter of Gamma Sigma Delta, an international honor society of agriculture. Plattner’s major is biological ag engineering int he College of Agriculture and the College of Engineering.

10 Years

Wednesday, January 27, 2010

New developments in the case of missing Horton woman Patrician Kimmi prompted a weekend search of a rural Sabetha property. Kimmi has been missing for more than two months. The Atchison County Sheriff’s Office, with assistance from numerous Law Enforcement agencies of Northeast Kansas, began the execution of a search warrant on Thursday, Jan. 21, at 1755 V Road, near the junction of 136th and V Roads, in rural Nemaha County. The property is occupied by Roger and Rebecca Hollister.

Department of Kansas winner Jessica Bauerle, Sabetha VFW Memorial Post 7285’s Voice of Democracy entry and Kansas First District winner, stands with First District Commander Brad Stauffer of Holton, left, and proud grandpa, LeRoy Strahm of Sabetha, member and Past Commander of VFW Post 7285, right.

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