News: Stanley Republic (15 Mar
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ STANLEY REPUBLICAN dated March 15, 2001
100 YEARS AGO (Mar 16, 1901)
Police Chief John E. Moore was shot and killed by Voka Sova (Wajech Sowa) on March 8th. Fred Bratz had a warrant out for Sova’s arrest.
70 YEARS AGO (Mar 13, 1931)
Ora Bratton’s home was destroyed by fire. A 10-year old boy saved a 2-year old and a baby less then one year old.
60 YEARS AGO (Mar 14, 1941)
William Heiting, former resident, received 3 honors, Eagle Scout badge, master’s degree in pholisophy and the gift of a daughter, at his home in Winona, Minn.
"Old Fashioned Charm" is a musical comedy that will the high school will be putting on. Bob Shock, Rita, Klauck, James Fitzgerald, Betty Rivers and Betty Thorpe are in the cast.
50 YEARS AGO (Mar 15, 1951)
The Morrison Body Shop, owner Jack Thornton, was sold to the Stanley Motor Company.
Hank Thorpe caught a 53-1/2 lb. beaver last week and Harry Smoczyk caught a 58-1/2 lb beaver this week.
40 YEARS AGO (Mar 16, 1961)
Frank Grimm’s barn and 54 head of cattle were destroyed by a fire.
Eagle Scout Awards were awarded to Daniel Logan and David Jankoski.
25 YEARS AGO (Mar 11, 1976)
Brigid Kelley placed fourth in the Radio News Reading at the Univ. Of WI-Eau Claire Forensics Tournament.
FULL OBITUARIES: KOSAKOSKI, John J 8/5/1958 - 3/6/2001
(Parents John A & Elaine (Eslinger); spouse: Juanita Lancor)
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