Remember When for March 29, 2018

Here is Remember When for March 29, 2018…


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110 Years Ago – March 27, 1908
The Musser Mill in Addy was expecting to resume operations soon and re-employ about 40 men.
Chewelah was quickly gaining a reputation as a good stock market. Stock brought from all parts of the county supplied the Stevens County Meat Co, which had nearly 50 tons of home cured meats to supply all markets along the line.

80 Years Ago – March 24, 1938
B.J. Dahl, publisher of The Chewelah Independent, was appointed vice president of the Fifth District Republican Club.
Casey’s store: Dresses, $3.95 to $4.95; Men’s shirts, 98-cents to $1.69; socks, 25-cents.

70 Years Ago – March 25, 1948
Mary Ann Nussbaum and Suzanne McCulloch celebrated their tenth birthday with a joint party attended by Mickie Childress, Judy and Denny Goodman, Jackie and Gary Hodgson, Jimmy and Robert Nussbaum, Eugene, Bethune, and Joyce McCulloch, and Gail Wiley.
Jerry Gaiser placed fifth in the downhill slalom with a perfect run on the mile-long course in the nations top junior ski competition at Bogus Basin near Boise, Idaho last week.

60 Years Ago – March 27, 1958
According to owner Dennis Fitzgerald, more than 300 people attended the open house last Saturday at Fitzgerald Motors on South Park Street.
The organization of a group in Chewelah to promote a junior college was completed with the election of officers to lead a campaign to secure the institution.

50 Years Ago – March 28, 1968
Fifty-year members of the American Legion were recently honored at a special meeting of John V. Folsom Post 54. The were Al Birge, B.J. Dahl, Andrew Dietrich, E.N. Gess and Richard Spedden.
Many years of work, hope and prayer, and of Christian fellowship have borne fruit as Chewelah’s First Congregational Church and the Methodist Church consolidated to become a “new church” whose official name would be the United Church of Christ.

40 Years Ago – March 30, 1978
A letter of intent to construct a new Chewelah hospital by the fall of 1979 was sent to the Eastern Washington Health Systems Agency.
Sp4 Wayne L. Flottman, son of Mr. & Mrs. Bill Flottman of Chewelah, recently completed the jungle-training course in the Panama Canal Zone. Flottman entered the Army in July of 1979.

30 Years Ago – March 24, 1988
Mary Walker Middle School students developed a plan to improve Springdale. The plan was unanimously approved by the planning commission and will be sent to the city council for final approval.
Angie Kieffer was selected as Queen for the Hunters Fair along with princesses Patricia McCrea and DeLyne Elliot.
The Jenkins High School play, Rock-n-Roll, will highlight the 50’s.

20 Years Ago – March 26, 1998
Kya Townley was named the 1998 Chewelah Junior Miss. Katy Bolender was named First Alternate and Serene Paladin was the Second Alternate.
State Senator Bob Morton and State Representative Cathy McMorris were scheduled to speak at the Springdale and Chewelah Chambers of Commerce.

10 Years Ago – March 27, 2008
Chewelah Mayor Clancy Bauman was all smiles as he delivered a nutritious meal to Mrs. Lovejoy on Mayors for Meals Day — one of several campaigns sponsored by the Tri-County Senior Nutrition as part of the national “March for Meals”.
Julie Carpenter, a distributor of Salt Lake City Candles, presented a $300 donation to Duane Cook, a member of the Board of Governors for the Shiners’ Hospital. Julie had set aside a portion of candle sales in memory of her mother, Patricia Culverwell.

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