News: Stanley Republic (26 Apr 2001)

Transcriber: Kathy

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ STANLEY REPUBLICAN dated April 26, 2001

100 YEARS AGO (April 27, 1901)

In Alma, some fine quality ore was found on the Kowalski farm in Bohri’s valley.

Joseph Keller was reported as shot and killed while in battle in the Philippines. His body was to be shipped back to the US but surprised his family by walking in on them. He does not know why he was reported dead.

70 YEARS AGO (April 24, 1931)

Friends and family had a surprise birthday party for Eric T Weston to celebrate his 85th birthday.

The first fisher found in WI is 15 years was reported by Douglas county. The animal was found dead in the Totogatic River.

Peter J. Kot had an unloading sale with the following prices: Ladies hose - 19 cents; Mens and young mens suits - $19.98, oxfords - $2.95.

50 YEARS AGO (April 26, 1951)

Harry Webber and his dog brought home 2 blue ribbons from the Sunday field trials.

40 YEARS AGO (April 27, 1961)

King Roger Mathison and Queen Christine Vinger reigned over the 1961 Stanley high prom. Accompanying them were: Mary Lou Mahr, Donna Peterson, Donna Ruff, Sheri Simon, John Mathwig, Dennis Schneider, Bob Johnson and Jim Miland.

Dr. Bernard Melman was selected the new president of the Stanley Lions Club on Wednesday.

Remodeling of some Stanley business houses are underway. The Ben Franklin store, owner Allen Brobergs; Bob Klapperich, yard manager for the Lyman Lumber Co.; and Rodger Larson, owner of the Coast to Coast store.

25 YEARS AGO (April 22, 1976)

129 pints of blood were contributed to the Red Cross Blood drive from Stanley citizens. 2-gallon pins were given to Helen Dejung, Robert C. Ebben, Harold Ryba, Jerome Stuttgen and Clara Rudawski. 1-gallon pins went to Greg Savina, Gary Brozowski, Marvin Samplawski and Penelope Edwardson.

Prom Court for the 1976 Stanley-Boyd Prom were: King Matt Smoczyk, Queen Jeanne Helland, Steve Duce, Brenda Schmitz, John Scholze, Pam Caswell, Don Ketterhagen, Veronica Lechleitner, Steve Swope, Becky Karrman, Jeff Hatfield, Sherrie Foster, George Kramer, and Maureen Meadows.

OBITUARIES: SONNENTAG, Jerome 9/26/1937 - 4/22/2001

(Parents: Cyril & Anne (Kranig); spouse: Marilyn Dobbs) SCHOLZE, Robert H ? - 4/24/2001



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