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The Cuba Free Press February 5, 2004- 7B -Boy&apos;s Pizza holds grand opening 10 years ago Ago 4, 1999 County Corn- and the county road union have taken a toward reaching a Monday to a bargain- on a new bridge Huzzah Creek north- Week. for the week were age 74; Verna McAvoy) nee Dunlap, age 76; Edward Pontious, age Reinhart, age King, age 88; klanuel Mason, age 67; Boggs, age 75: Ten Years Ago 3, 1994 about the condition of it is too muddy bus to get up vie for two the R-2 school board. Judith Guffey, Donald Tare, John Paul, J. Kevin and Bobby "Cotton" 15 years in pen is for the story about lert Enke, Jr. Pizza held a grand of their 302 North Store. deaths were James llliston, age 60; James age 77; Gary Will- age 23; Eucy Eliza- Everett Eulen age 90; and Mildred age 74. Wildcats bombed L62-21 in a home game. Years Ago 2, 1989 Two homes were destroyed by fire the past week. One was the home of Jim Chapman, 409 Springfield Road. The other was a home in Indian Hills owned by Del Robert Smith of St. Louis. J.I. Breuer celebrated his 91st birthday with friends having cake and coffee at the 66 Cafe. Obituaries for the week were Roy Estel Britton; Emil H. Oberkrom, age 90; Agnes E. Sanders, age 73; and Caroline Strayhorn, age 79. Twenty Years Ago February 2, 1984 Recalling the Past Vera Cantley Those who sold their land for the proposed Meramec Dam are now objecting to the prices they are being offered to buy back their land as valued by the U.S. Corps of Engineers appraisal firms. Pictured were new officers for the Cuba Volunteer Fire Depart- ment. They are Chief Ray Plank; Asst. Chief Bill Thomas; Cap- tain Bill Albrecht, 2nd Lt. Don Mullen; 3rd Lt. Bob Warnhoff; and Roger Windle, secretary. Not on the picture was 1st Lt. Jim Blunt. Violette Heyer was named "Employee of the Month" at Briarwood Manor Nursing home. Obituaries in this issue were Don T. Osborn, age 40; Flossie Evelyn Miles nee Walls, age 68; Edward L. Shapiro, age 63; Marie Mullen nee Dodd, age 77; Woodrwo Wilson White, age 71 and Sarah Mae Jones, age 72. Twenty Five Years Ago February 1, 1979 Modie Thurmond, wheelchair bound, has overcome formidable obstacles in his life and now faces approaching blindness. Some 24 young girls served their appren- ticeship of accounting and book- keeping under his tutoring. Be- sides his first love, reading, he enjoys model trains. Crawford County Budget Of- ricer Leroy Pinnell submitted and the County Court approved a 1979 budget of $586,692.89, a 20% increase over last year's $486,975.09. Cuba's Church of Christ wel- comed a new minister, Brother Nathan Legate of St. Louis, for- merly of Mayfield, Kentucky. Crawford County unemploy- ment of 12.5% is the fourth high- est county in Missouri. Thirty Years go January 31, 1974 Cuba won the first chess tour- nament held in Cuba. Players were Carol Stauffer, Tom Fleming, Tom Weisel, Bob Barlows and Fred Weisel. Mrs. Rudy Ellen (Souders) err was the owner of souvenir pho- tos entitled"Scenes of the past in Oak Hill." They showed homes in the year of 1900 including the John Souders home (Orr's par- ents). Another was a different view of Oak Hill taken before 1912. John Souders was shown in one, training "Old Ben", his horse for the Crawford County Fair about 1912. He was a live- stock breeder so another picture was of Mr. Souders with his stock and several other men. Mr. and Mrs. Steve New are proudly announcing the arrival of Christopher Lee on January 21. PNI and Mrs. Robert Mullen are the happy parents of Timo- thy Robert born Jan. 28. Deaths were Charles Avlin Holland, age 74 and Nievah (Jack) Beal, age 64. Thirty Five Years Ago January 30, 1969 The special election for an in- creased school levy which added $21,000 to the school budget, passed nearly three to one. An unusual life membership for a husband and wife team was given to Rose and Finis Smith by the Cuba Chamber of Commerce. Mr. Smith was also presented a framed Certificate of Honor in recognition of outstanding Civic Achievements in the areas of Community Betterment, Beau- tification and Promotion of For- est Manor. Obituaries were Minerva Anna (Vickery), age 101; John Henry Brand, age 78; and Wil|iam Oliver Etter, age 58. Forty Years Ago January 28, 1964 Miss Linda Mullen, a senior, was crowned queen of the Cuba High School Homecoming Fri- day night. Her escort was Ted Barlows, Jr. A/1C Dale Graham was cho- sen for an interview on his appli- cation to be appointed to the National Academy. He has served the past 26 months with the Air Force in Germany. Miss Judy Fleenor became the bride of Jack Erwin at the Free Will Baptist Church. The Cuba Review February 2, 1939 The Frisco Railroad plans to spend millions of dollars for road- way upkeep. Seventy miles of 112 lb. rail will be laid in various locations. Ten miles of it between Rosati and St. James. A pack of wolves in the Rock Ridge school district, four miles east of Gerald, Me., are worrying parents and children. At times the animals barely move out of the path of children. The school building ,is surrounded by a heavy timbered section. The Royal Neighbors Camp of Cuba held their installation on Jan. 16 in Krulik's Hall with Nbr. Carrie Leezy of Oak Hill Camp as installing officer. New officers were Eula Myers, Oracle Rose Krulik, P. Oracle Florance Morrison Chancelor, Florence Myers Receiver, Henrietta Pancoast Receiver, Tnelma Krulik Marshal, Clara Wilmesherr Asst. Marshal, Fanny Shelby Inner Sentinel, Deliah Mitchel Outer Sentinel, Dr. Herzog Physician, Clara Wilmesherr Flag Bearer. J.H. Brand and Oren P. Moutray each announced his candidacy for the office of school superintendent. Frank, the youngest son of Walter Pinnell, accidently shot himself in the left hand, break- ing two fingers and shattering the bone in the third and middle fingers. A new bridge is being built across Brush Creek. The Cuba Review February 1, 1906 Mitchell Hunter has opened a new store on old Prosperity Cor- ner where he is now ready to serve the public with staple and fancy groceries. He will also add a general line of dry goods. A meetingwill be held at Lewis Hall" at one o'clock Saturday, February 10 for the purpose of considering the matter of estab- lishing a canning plant in Cuba. Letters, documents, figures and facts concerning the business will +be presented. There will bea rousing road meeting held in Cuba on Feb. 22. The burning question of the hour is good roads. Women are urged to attend also. Mr. and Mrs. Fred Warhnoff, west of town, are the proud par- ents of a nine pound boy Tues- day, Jan. 30. The infant child of Mr. and Mrs. W.T. Hunter died Sunday afternoon and was buried at Jakes Prairie Monday. Melissa Doggett, who is eight years old, turned down the Iron Center School at the spelling match last week. Jakes Prairie--Pleas Sell is welcoming a baby girl in his house. Oak Hill--Mabel, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Eli Carr, died Thursday, Jan. 25. Her remains were brought from St. Louis and buried at Oak Hill Cemetery. The Cuba Review February 2, 1911 Mr. and Mrs. James A. Green received word last week from their son James C. Green that he had recently suffered quite a loss in the destruction of his models and plans for the million dollar Hearst Buildingto be built in San Francisco, Ca. His mod- els and plans were destroyed in the burning of terra cotta works in Chicago. Born to Mr. and Mrs. J.A. Johnson, a daughter. Mr. and Mrs. Will Fleming welcomed a baby girl to their family. Bryon S. Treece passed away at the age of 61 years. Mrs. Drum, mother of Mrs. James A. Glassey passed away Jan. 29. Miss Augusta L. Schultz of rural Cuba and Charles Lauth were united in marriage Jan. 25 at the home of the bride's par- ents Mr. and Mrs. Charles Schultz. Leasburg--Charles Elliot is rejoicing over a fine boy born at his home Jan. 26. Driver Senior Discounts Cuba Cab L.LC. boctors Shopping Car Repair Local or Long Distance "WE PICK UP" 573-88S-RIDE (7433) BEAT COLD & HEAT INSULATION • FIBERGLASS • ROCKWOOL NEW & OLD CONSTRUCTION LLS--CRAWL SPACES & BASEMENTS BLOWN IN BLANKET SYSTEMS CERTIFIED DEALER IN CENTRAL Me. ON: METAL,MASONRY BUILDING 3 INSULATION • 265-8393 • St. James, MO • materials & use only noncombustible materials" FURNACE COMPANY 406NO.T.F.ANKLIN CUBA, Me 65453 AN INDEPENDENT LENNOX DEALER IN HEATING AND COOLING ALS IN INSTALLATION & SERVICE 24 HOUR EMERGENCY SERVICE 7743 OR 573-468-7753 s Well Drilling & rlect Pump Sales & Inc. 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