Memories 4.1.2020

125 Years

Friday, April 5, 1895

Grand Millinery Opening of the “Elite.” Beginning Tuesday, April 9th, and continuing all the week. The ladies of Sabetha and vicinity are cordially invited to call and inspect the the finest display of Pattern Hats and Bonnets ever brought to Seneca. All the latest spring novelties will be shown. Don’t forget the place, “The Elite.” Mrs. J. H. Walters. Seneca, Kansas.

A tramp printer was run over by a freight train at Olathe recently, and sustained no damage except a rent in his trousers. Nothing but the refusal to put up a “grub stake” for five minutes “throwing in” will kill a tramp printer.

The preparatory and quarterly business meeting at the Congregational chapel on Saturday, at 2 p.m. Applications for membership will be acted upon at that time. Sunday the quarterly communion service will be held with right hand of fellowship to new members.

It turns out that the new M. E. minister is not a total stranger to us. He was in the Indepedence district seven or eight years ago, and was accounted one of the most successful preachers in the district. He was at Troy three years and at Everest two years, and prides himself somewhat on having lived at peace with Sol Miller.

100 Years

Thursday, April 8, 1920

Mr. and Mrs. John W. Pace announce the approaching marriage of their daughter, Margaret Sprague, to Mr. Fred S. Kilbourne. The wedding will be celebrated at the home of the bride’s parents Sunday April 18 at noon. Mr. Kilbourne is an expert account and they will make their home in Dallas, Texas.

The U.B. church will have Sunday school at 10 a.m. Because of the storm last Sunday the special Easter service will be given by the Sunday school at 10:30 next Sunday. Sermon, “The Empty Grave,” at 11:15. Junior Endeavor at 3 p.m. Senior Endeavor at 6:30. The evening sermon at 7:30. Theme, “He is Risen.” Rev. Rutledge, pastor.

Mammoth Jack. A good Jack, the one Eli Aeschliman has last season will make the season at Sylvan Aeschliman’s place, 1 1-2 miles west and 1-2 mile south of Berwick. Terms: $15 to insure colt to stand and suck. Care will be taken to avoid accidents but will not be responsible should any occur. Service mornings and evenings only. – Sylvan Aeschliman

How is your complexion? A woman should grow more beautiful as she grows older and she will with due regard to baths, diet and exercise, and by keeping her liver and bowels in good working order. If you are haggard and yellow, your eyes losing their lustre and white becoming yellowish, your flesh flabby it may be due to indigestion or to a sluggish liver. Chamberlain’s Tablets correct these disorders. – Adv.

75 Years

Wednesday, April 4, 1945

Lt. Darle Page, son of Mr. and Mrs. M. W. Page, was home on leave last week. He was being transferred to the Lincoln Air Base from Maria Army Air Field, Tex. Page doesn’t know where he will be sent from Lincoln but he may be assigned to transport airborne troops or supplies. He will be in Lincoln a few weeks before being assigned to his next station.

Lt. Ed Garber has been transferred to the Hutchinson airfield as instructor on B-24s. His wife Miss Edith Swarner, and their son will probably accompany him there. Lt. Garber was graduated at Corpus Christi and has been an instructor in Florida air fields.

Dale McNary, Pharmacist’s Mate, second class, U.S. Navy, with three other men of his division was returned to Camp Bedillion at Port Hueneme, Calif., when the rest of his division was moved.

Sends More Souvenirs. Sgt. Fred Dienstbier has sent his wife another interesting collection of German souvenirs. Included in the last group were a German Iron Cross, a medal given to women laborers of Germany, and a German artillery medal. The medals are on display in The Herald window.

Victor Bueltel Promoted. Victor Bueltel, in the U.S. Air Force, son of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Bueltel, Sabetha, and grandson of Mrs. Herman Bueltel, Seneca, has recently been advanced from second to first lieutenant.

50 Years

Tuesday, April 7, 1970

Mrs. Howard Brockhoff, wife of Sabetha business man and former farmer, was chosen as the Kansas Flying Farmer Chapter Queen for 1970-71 at the annual meeting in Salina March 6th,and 7th. The queen’s trophy and tiara were presented to her by Cessna representative Ken Sheetz. The Queen’s pin and 99 trophy were presented by the immediate past Queen, Mrs. Ione Shore of Johnson, Kans. Theresa Shore, granddaughter of Mrs. Shore, presented her a huge bouquet of red roses.

Now you see it – now you don’t! In either case, now is the time you should see it. “Harvey,” that is. “Harvey” is the all-school play being presented by the students at Bern High School, Bern, Kans., on Friday and Saturday, April 10 and 11, at 8:15, in the Bern School auditorium.

25 Years

Wednesday, April 5, 1995

Fire safety in Sabetha schools will be enhanced, following action taken by the USD 441 board of education at Monday night’s meeting. At that meeting, the board voted unanimously to accept a report outlining findings of a February inspection of district schools by the state fire marshal.

USD 441 officials are hopeful the changes made by the U.S. House of Representatives to the school lunch program will not severely affect the district. Von Lauer, USD 441 Superintendent, said the house voted to replace the school lunch, breakfast and other nutrition programs with two block grants. These would cover child nutrition programs in schools, and the other could cover remaining child nutrition programs.

The Sabetha City Commission received a draft of regulations for Pony Creek Lake that would establish a two-day permit fee of $5 and an annual fee of $25. The draft regulations were presented to the commission at its regular meeting Monday night. It was drawn up by Ted Hayden, city administrator, after discussions of possible regulations at the commission meeting the week before.

The Borderline Bandits wrestling team had their end-of-season pot luck meal Monday, March 27. Honored at the event were Allyn Plattner (left), state champion in eight and under at 100 pounds, and Aaron Georg, state champion in 14 and under at 105 pounds. Also recognized for their accomplishments at the Kansas Kids Wrestling State Championship were: Matt Pyle, third place in 10 and under at 100 pounds; Patric Baumgartner, state participant; Eric Stahl, fourth place in 14 and under at 155 pounds; Nolan Campbell, state participant; Darin Georg, state participant; Andrew Scoby, state participant; and Shane Meister, sixth place in 16 and under at 160 pounds.

10 Years

Wednesday, April 7, 2010

Twenty-eight Wetmore High School thespians will present the school’s spring comedy, Prom Night Fright, at 7 p.m. this Thursday and Friday, April 8 and 9. A group of students plans to have their prom at an abandoned inn, but they learn that the inn is haunted by a gangster and his moll, who are not happy with the idea of a bunch of teenagers invading their home. The ghosts vow to do a good deed so they can pass on to the next level of the afterlife, so they let the students have their prom. Then the love-hungry janitor holds everyone hostage at the prom.

The Bern High School Play, The Cow Tippers, by Eddie McPherson, will be presented at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday, April 9 and 10. Admission is $4 for adults and $2 for students. The story Mrs. Brown (Mary Walker) is a sophisticated lady from a large metropolitan area who is working on her PhD. She has moved to the tiny town of Hoke’s Bluff for a one-year study of rural school life. Once she arrives, she discovers she’s quite the fish out of water. Mrs. Brown is accustomed to schools equipped with state-of-art computer labs and up-to-date technology. At Hoke’s Bluff High, however, high tech is an intercom system of aluminum cans attached together by string.

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