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The Cuba Free Press April 24, 2003-- 15B files permit application for landfill 23, 1998 fifth de school was recently Phi Delta Kappa LgYoung ff the South Central , council vote death g municipal )ool. road workers voted to the International Engineers Louis. Council altered it's to give residents e. Sirens will there is a "warn- for tornadoes for or any of it's six sur- unties. Middle School Chess the 1st place Plaque Cuba middle School Tournament Year old Kaleb Zane away suddenly on year old Sam W. a long time pastor, employee and on Jan. 20 in Okla- He was a native of , daughter of Lea and Diane M. was stillborn on J. Jones of Rolla de- life April 15 at the Came to Mary Ann age 65, at Piedmont, Mo. on 22, 1993 owner of several acres near Prairie flied a permit appli- a 13 acre land- DNR found to build a land- ' he would not on the front page g the heavy work at the Onondaga bridge site south of Leasburg. Workers returned to work Mon- day afternoon after a week lay off due to weather and high water conditions. Henry F. "Bud" Remmert, for- merly of Cuba, passed away at his home in Phoenix, Arizona on April 19 at the age of 66. He was a postal worker for 33 years. Funeral services were held in Cuba. Clarence Kenneth Driemeyer was 72 when he died athis home in Steelville April 11. Recalling the Past Vera Cantley Goldie Marie Dunn, age 64, formerly of Steelville, was bur- ied in Myers Cemetery, Dates, Mo. on April 15. Eighty-three year old Norma Marie Edinger departed this life on April 13. Henry Albert Tinker of Steelville, age 75, was laid to rest on April 17. He was a chef by trade and cook in various restaurants in St. Louis. Fifteen Years Ago April 21, 1988 Pictured were workers pour- ing the foundation for the Olin Plant in the Cuba Industrial Park. This $1.6 million dollar plant will employ 63 persons and manufactures copper tub- ing. The City of Cuba will again be in the spotlight as an example in a program, "Resource and Case Study Events" in the sec- ond day leadership held at the UMR at Rolla May 26. The selection of two Cuba busi- nessmen was announced at the Peoples Bank annual economic seminar held March 28. Jim Barnett, President of Peoples Bank was named Small Busi- ness Administrator Financial Advocate of the Year. Percy Pascoe, editor of the Cuba Free Press, was selected as the Small Business Media Advocate of 1988 in the St. Louis District of SBA. Tuesday, the first concrete building block ever manufac- tured in Kenya, South Africa was produced on a machine manu- factured in Cuba, Mo. by Fleming Mfg. Fleming currently employs 70 people and has machinery in 54 countries throughout the world. Eleven deaths were listed in this issue of the Free Press. Gladine H. Lane nee Eoff, age 55, died on April 9; sixty-seven year old Elasio Hulsey on March 25; Lillian Ettinger Huntley, 76, on April 5; ninety-two year old Florence E. Setzer nee Mudyett on April 4. Sidney Thomas Pearson II, age 61, on April 4; eighty-eight year old Herman Busse, formerly of Japan, Mo., passed away in Wyo- ming on March 28, Sion B. (Sleepy) Halbert, age 78, on April 2. ' Beulah I. Lay, age 79, of Steelville, on April 9; Selma Helen Nonte, 87, passed away April 3. Craig Kenneth Shanklin, age 25, son of Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Shanklin, formerly of Cuba, was killed in an auto accident in Mis- sissippi April 25. Twenty Years Ago April 21, 1983 Pictured in this issue was a strawberry patch covered with ice, owned by grower Carla Schnelt. Water from a reservoir sprays the plants, continually through a system of pipes, form- ing a layer of ice on the plants. The temperature of the ice cover never drops below 32 , so the plants are protected from the lower air temperatures we have had the last three growing sea- sons of out five years. Concern is expressed that am- bulance districts funds may be depleted by October. New laws will make drunk driving penalties tougher. A car went under a tractor trailer and the car was drug 125 feet on Hwy. 19 on April 13. Four persons from Kirkwood had to be extracted from the car by Steelville Rescue Squad. Funeral services were held for Marta L. Shaw nee Horn, age 76, on April 12. Twenty Five Years Ago April 20, 1978 Five parcels of land near the north-east corner of Hwy. 19 and 1-44 were annexed to the City of Cuba April 17. The city budget was increased to $820,000. City employees re-built the sidewalk leading to the city hall. Thirty recommendations were made by the State Auditor after his audit of Crawford County for the three years ending Decem- ber 31, 1976. Thirty Years Ago April 19, 1973 Cynthia Plaster, age 16 of Ballwin, Mo., lost her life in a float trip on the Courtois River. Nine 4-H Clubs observed Earth Week by having a Clean-up Crawford County Day. They cleaned streets and roads and passed out litter bags. Eight Cuba bowlers bowled in the State Senior Citizens Bowl- ing Tournament for men at Jefferson City. Howard Murphy received two trophies. Five young boys, Johnny Breese, Scott Cape, David Sizemore, Tom Green and Gerry Sanders won trophies in the Pass Shot and Rifle Contest sponsored by the Optimist Club. Delilah Smittle of Cuba exhib- ited art work in different media's at the Jones Learning Center Gallery at the School of the Ozarks. She worked in the art department of the schools print shop. Richard Stanley Adams, in- fant son of Mr. and Mrs. Richard Adams was born April 10 and passed away 13 hours after birth. Thirty Five Years Ago April 18, 1968 St. Paul's Lutheran Church had a very fine addition to their new church with the installa- tion of a pipe organ. Susan Martin and Terry Cloninger were chosen to attend Girls State at Columbia. This is sponsored each year by the American Legion Auxiliary. A national report showed Crawford County had 11 more business firms in 1968 than in 1967. Gary R. Crowder of Bourbon, recently returned from Army duty in Germany, was killed when his car crashed near Sullivan. Mrs. Ruth Bailey and Joe Scott exchanged wedding vows on April 4. The timber industry in Crawford County was told in pictures and a story in a full page feature in this issue. Mrs. Betty Lou Ransom nee Ennis, age 37, passed away April 18. Forty Years Ago April 18, 1963 Lou Anne Taylor, age 9, won the National Litterbug Poster Coloring Contest sponsored by the National Council of State Garden Clubs in Atlanta, Geor- gia. Mr. and Mrs. Herman Essman observed their 60th wedding anniversary. Rev. J.R. Stogsdill left for Jamacia on April 19 to partici- pate in an evangelistic crusade. Margaret Black became the bride of Don Shelton on April 6. Judy Ann Doff and Edward Keturakis were united in mar- riage in St. Louis on April 15. Deaths recorded were Louise (Linda) Adams on April 15; Betty Embree nee Rodgers, 90, on April 9; and Emma Souders, 83, on April 13. The Cuba Review April 20, 1902 April in the year of 1905 must have taken June's place as the month of weddings as six wed- dings were recorded in the April issue. Earnest Maule of Cuba and Miss Julia Langenkamp of St. Louis were married in St. Louis on April 12. James Goodwin and Anora Jessen were united in marriage at the home of her brother Christ Jessen on April 19. Preston Britton and Maggie Mitchell were also married on April 19. April 19 was also the wedding date for John S. Wilkey and Cora . M. Pease. Judge W.C. Doggett performed all three weddings, one at 10 a.m., one at 4 p.m. and another at 7 p.m. Amy Souders of the Oak Hill Community and Charles Ormsby were united in marriage April 16. Lewis Lutzenburg and Sallie Carter chose April 12 for their wedding. Oak Hill Items--A cold wave struck this corner of the globe Saturday, April 15 and contin- ued for several days. Plenty of frost and ice were found, but we hope the fruit is not seriously injured. Maple Shade News--Quite a blizzard struck us the last of the week and damaged some of the fruit. The Cuba Review April 21, 1910 Through the efforts of I.C. Walker, Secretary of the Fair Association backed by J.A. Green, the Frisco Corn Contest was secured as a feature of the County Fair. The prize is valued at $100. The contest was open to every boy over 16 years old and to any man in the county. It as to be given by the Frisco Railroad who was providing one prize in each county through which the railroad passes, 45 in all. The prize was a free scholarship, all expenses paid in the short term agricultural course in the State University. Dr. Howald Dressel, Dentist of St. Louis, planned to arrive in Cuba about April 20 and was to occupy a room in the Cox Block. Leasburg--For three days it rained, sleeted and snowed. We wondered what the fruit crop will be. The Bank of Oak Hill com- menced business December 1, 1909 with a capital of $8,280.45 and by March 10, 1910 or le  than four months later had in- creased it to $28,549.82. != iii iii ili!i!i!i :i: ii i!iiiii!ii iili iii ii iiil i i ii! !! Li ii!ii i!!i ;iii :  .iii, ! : !iilzi iill : i! ;! : ii !:iiiii iJiiiii!i!!iii,i 'I i, Office Hours By Appointment Phone: 573-885-7775 Dr. William A. Lynch, Jr. Cuba . Primary Care Optometrist . . Crawford Co. Eye Care  Veterinary Clinic, Inc. 402w Washington El I i Goba, ! ill ' K.C. Swope, D.V.M. Ph 578-885-2328 I Melanie Swope, D.V.M. St. James Eye Care i  205 State Rt. 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