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The Cuba Free Press January 29, 2004- 3B finish fourth in St. James Tournament 10 years ago Five Years Ago January 28, 1999 sses in Cuba seeing reductions in bills each month. ngits new street -up program after the "Adopt a Highway" pro- of days students to snow and ice ear- rthis month, the Cuba school is being extended to May deaths were Stella nee Ray, age 91; Lager nee Bequette, 81; Hilda Jane Hoke nee age 63 and Loren Bonner, age 95. Ten Years Ago January 27, 1994 St. Louis man was convicted robbery and burglary. Crawford County Sheriff the need for sales tax COunty. County R-2 Super- l Kettler's contract extended one year. for the week were Katherine Cleary nee age 86; Ellen A. Smith, Neva F: Hell Chiles nee age 75; and Dallas y, age 80.  Wildcats finish fourth in James tournament. Fifteen Years Ago January 26, 1989 L result of a trip to Japan by American Log Co. President Clyde to businessmen from visited the log home plant north of Cuba lower half page of this issue bank officials opening Augoveyor at Peoples and of the new Lg ceremonies for the Missouri Baptist Medical Clinic. Frank Schuettenberg and Barbara Garrison were united in marriage at Holy Cross Catho- lic Church January 15. Deaths were Marvin W. Lawson, age 81; Carrie D. We- ber, age 68;. Landis Kimesaw Parker, age 79; Sylvia Curtis Leach, age 84; and William Tho- mas Jones, age 56. Twenty Years Ago January 26, 1984 The School Board was asking for a 20 cents levy to help pay for roof repairs at the school. The City is debating the need for two new heavy duty police cars. Recalling the Past w w Vera Cantley Pictured on an inside page was Jana Talari, a foreign exchange student from Finland. Christopher Alvin Ray passed away January 14 at the age of 80 years Twenty Five Years Ago January 25, 1979 David Russell Sizemore was notified by Sen. J. Danforth that he will receive an appointment to the U.S. Military Academy (West Point). Joe Ann Fruehwirth became the bride of Dwight C. Todd on Dec. 2. Deaths recorded were May Brand, age 87; Anna Bohenkamp, age 82; Levi West, age 88; and Grace Arnold, age 82. Mr. and Mrs. Emmet Schleuter became the parents of a second son, Jerod William, on Jan. 7. Thirty Years Ago January 24, 1974 Cuba's brick school, built in 1906 was pictured in this issue. Pupils were able to start school in the new building Jan. 1 of that year. It replaced a frame school and cost $6,700. The building was 80x60 ft., two stories high, had eight classrooms with nine windows each and cloak rooms, hot air furnace and stood on the land now known as Recklein Community Center. Also featured in this issue was a historical story about William Halbert and family. Shown was a copy of the land grant and his will. The interesting and differ- ent part of the March 1909 will was that each of the 12 children were willed one or more slaves. Obituaries were Myrtle L. Tull, age 97; Ida Mac Almo, age 85; William George, age 65; Harriet M. Freeman, age 71; and Will- iam Thomas Brawner, age 76. Thirty Five Years Ago January 13, 1969 The Arts Council presented the first show of 1969 on Jan. 18 with a program of "Syncopated Sounds." There was country music, folk singing, popular songs and gospel songs from entertain- ers from Rolla and Cuba. Fire Chief Walter Daehn is- sued a warning to farmers using heat lamps in their barns. No other cause seemed present in the recent loss of two barns and contents. Richard Geller, 17, was killed in a head-on auto crash on Hwy. 19 south of Cuba on Jan. 18. His passenger, Brenda Bryant, age 16, and the other driver, 27 year old Lawrence D. Ransom of Steelville, received severe inju- ries. Elbert E. Long of Bourbon, passed away at the age of 80 years. He had served as a drug- gist,  licensed motrician, a fu- neral director in Cuba, Bourbon and Leasburg and as coroner of Crawford County. Forty Years Ago January 23, 1964 The Cuba Chamber of Com- merce was host to the staffofthe Cuba Wailer, the student news- paper at the Cuba High School. "Symbols of Freedom" were the theme chosen for the 1964 Cuba Fair at the Fair Board meeting held Jan. 16. Dunn and Bradstreet Refer- ence Book gave a report of the listings in the principle Crawford County communities. Cuba was listed with 81, Steelville 53 and Bourbon 28. The Missouri Press Associa- tion accepted The Cuba Free Press into their organization of accredited newspapers which was started in July 1960, has passed the required three years to be a legal publication. Bernice Mason was chosen Cuba High School's "Home- maker of the Tomorrow." Charles C. Crismon, better known as "Slim", passed away Jan. 18 at the age of 74 years. Sixty Five Years Ago January 26, 1939 The State Rural School Super- visor for Southeast Missouri re- cently visited Crawford county schools arm while here approved the Iron Ridge and Oak Grove schools as first class rural schools. The Iron Ridge school teacher was Miss Mary Munro and the Oak Grove teacher Hilda Miller. Ralph E. Kehr, editor of the Steelville Crawford Mirror and Mrs. Delight Clay were married Jan. 15. Thirty hens were lost and their chicken house destroyed by fire at the home of Mrs. James A. Glassey on Star Route. Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Shelbey have a son born on Saturday. The Cuba Review January 25, 1906 The Frisco Railroad Company is taking an effective part in booming in this section of the Ozarks. The road has appropri- ated $4,500 for the work and the forces in the industrial depart- ment have been re-organized and will proceed to advertise the cpunty. Things are beginning to look up for this part' of the ben- efits during the general boom which is to take place. Mr. and Mrs. Barnett made a trip to Dixon, Me. to inspect a tomato canning factory. He re- ported that he saw no reason why Crawford County wasn't better suited for tomato grow- ing. Dixon paid out $6,000 for labor and material in 1905 and shipped 14 carloads by rail of canned goods. Cuba locals in brief A young blacksmith was born to Mr. and Mrs. L.H. Lewis, Jr. on Jan. 19. Mr. and Mrs. W.T. Hunter are the proud parents of a daughter who arrived Jan. 19. The editor of the Review was treated to a sleigh ride from this office to his boarding house by Squire Dowley in his fine sleigh. Like the boozer who wished his neck was a mile long when he took a drink, we would have been pleased had our hash house been miles away. Oak Hill--Where are the weather prophets who predicted winter? Guess they have gone into winter quarters. Leasburg--George Gorsage was here Saturday consulting the businessmen in regard to a location for a roller mill here. This is one of the best openings for a roller mill and without a doubt would pay well. Stringtown--Mr. and Mrs. Henry Baker are the parents of a 9 lb. boy born Jan. 19. The Cuba Review January 26, 1911 J.P. Ogle has opened up his clothing and gents and ladies furnishings in the west end of the Great Eastern Hotel build- ing in East Cuba. Charley Long and wife have a new son at their home, born Monday, Jan. 23. Joseph A. Purdy is renovating and fixing up the Whelan build- ing in east Cuba and getting it in shape for his restaurant and hotel business to be started at once. Mary Helen Hutson, nee Hughes, was 26 years old when she passed away Jan. 19. Oak Grove--H.E. Johnson is hauling lumber to build a new house on land he recently pur- chased near Hoffiin. MAKING YOUR DREAMS A REALITY SINCE 1972 MODEL HOHE CENTER ",4 Home For Every Budget" "'Look for the big Patriot Homes sign in the sky'" 573-265-3030 13629 Old Hwy. 66. St. James o (N. Outer Rd. 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