January 5, 1913
Little Myrtle Hammill has been quite sick with rheumatism, but is better now.
Misses Leafy and Myrtle Loveless are here from Gettysburg for a visit to the homefolks. The former has been deputy register of deeds of Potter County during her father’s term of office and will fill the same position for the new incumbent. Mr. Loveless is now at Gettysburg preparing to turn the office over to his successor.
The Suhn boys rigged up a gasoline outfit to saw wood with. Monday they cut a lot of ties into firewood length.
January 5, 1923
Relatives have received announcement of the marriage of Miss Inez Flint to Prof. H. Payton, Armour, December 23. The Congregational pastor of Armour officiated. Mr. and Mrs. Payton will finish their school year near Corsica and plan to spend their summer vacation at Yellowstone Park and other places of interest in the west, returning to resume their work in September.
The ice harvest is on this week. We are told that the ice is of a better quality than in several years.
I am prepared to do all kinds of harness work and have leather and harness repairs for sale. I will give a 10% discount on all harness work done in the month of January. P.L. Prostrollo
January 6, 1933
Mr. and Mrs. Steele entertained three of her sons, Milo, Leland and Wayne, and Wayne McGee, and the Misses Helen and Carolyn Suhn, Eleanor Wareing and Della Gardiner at a seven o’clock dinner Thursday evening of last week. The young people attended the dance later in the evening.
Although no details are available at this time as we go to press, radio reports inform us that former President Calvin Coolidge died from a heart attack about noon Thursday, Jan. 5.
January 8, 1943
Funeral services for Mrs. Della Konklin, who passed away at the Miller hospital December 29, were held Monday at 2:30 from the Congregational Church. Burial was in Morningside Cemetery. She and Mr. Konklin have lived in Ree Heights since 1910.
Second Lt. Ervin W. Melvin of Camp Carrabelle, Fla. and his sister and brother-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Bill Furgeson and daughter, Mitchell, and their sister, Betty Melvin, Huron, visited friends in Ree Heights Thursday. Mr. Furgeson was the contractor who built the reservoir and piped the water into Ree Heights.
The P.T.C. held a successful New Year’s Eve party and dance last Thursday. Mr. and Mrs. Ronald Henson and George Beranek, together with a fiddler from south of Highmore, furnished the old-time music and an enjoyable evening was passed.
January 9, 1953
Speirs Lodge No. 186 A.F. & A.M. entertained their wives and members of the OES and their husbands and friends at a card party and oyster supper Wednesday evening. About 50 were present.
Mr. and Mrs. James Hall, Jr. announce the engagement of their daughter, Bonnie, to Donald J. Heasley, son of Mr. and Mrs. H.D. Heasley, Ree Heights.
Mrs. Henry Lingscheit, Mrs. Fred Brown and Betty Brown were involved in an accident south of Miller Saturday when their car rolled over. Betty Brown lost three fingers as a result of the accident. Mrs. Lingscheit received a serious head injury and Mrs. Brown, cuts and bruises.
January 4, 1963
Users of Uncle Sam’s postal service will be paying a higher rate on all classes of letters, cards and bulk mailing. And if you don’t put the extra stamp or penny on the letter you mail, the person you send the letter to will be liable for the boost. The change will affect nearly everyone, is in first-class letters, which will cost 5 cents to mail; post cards, 4 cents; air mail will be 8 cents and 6 cents for cards. Parcel post will be the present rate plus eight cents per parcel.
Bob Manning, son of Mr. and Mrs. John Manning, Miller, who is serving with the Air Force stationed at Kessler Air Base in Mississippi, has been selected for and is now singing with the Kessler Male Chorus.
January 5, 1973
Casey Deuter, son of Mr. and Mrs. Francis (Buster) Deuter arrived home on furlough December 21 from Ft. Polk, La., where he completed Advanced Training. He will go to Ft. Benning, Ga., where he will start Airborne Training.
Roxanne Buchholz, infant daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Roger Buccholz, was able to come home Sunday, Dec. 24 from the hospital. She had been hospitalized since December 19, when she had surgery to enlarge the opening between the stomach and small intestine. She is doing fine and gaining weight rapidly.
January 7, 1983
The Firemen and Auxiliary will meet January 11 at 8 p.m. in the Legion Hall. Hostesses are Edna Iverson, Hazel Bouren, Lorainne Kuper and Orilla Cahoon.
Weekend guests at the Don Deuter home were Mr. and Mrs. Craig Aman and Lindsay, Apple Valley, Minn.; Mr. and Mrs. Garland Headrick and Ryan, Pierre; Tim Deuter and Karla Rick, Greeley, Colo.
Ruth Hoversten arrived home Wednesday from her Christmas vacation with the Ted Hoversten family at Denver. She left December 20 for Sheridan, Wyo. where she visited her son Neal, and then they drove to Denver from there.
Mr. and Mrs. Randy Oldfield stopped at the Jack Cook home Sunday on their way home from Steamboat Springs, Colo., where they visited the Roy Harveys.