120 years ago
Hunters say the squirrels have filled their pantries, that the goose bone is almost white, that cranberries are unusually sour, and the cricket has stopped his singing unusually early – all signs of a long and cold winter.
T.O. Tugel of Berger was a visitor here Saturday.
The seven-year-old daughter of Mrs. and Mrs. Ferdinand Drusch died of diphtheria Sunday.
CC Miller and CE Jones, who were being held in the county jail here on charges of obtaining money under false pretenses, broke jail last Thursday morning by breaking out the bricks of the wall leading into the courthouse corridor. Sheriff Wunderlich captured the men the same afternoon while they were crossing the Turnpike Road near Bay.
70 years ago
Herman Schaefer this week gave a five-year lease on the property at the corner of Fifth and Market streets, to Sinclair Refining Company. The leasee will erect a filling station on said property.
45 years ago
Gasconade County bolted to third place in Missouri and the number of deer killed during the 1972 gun season which closed Sunday. A record harvest of 372 deer in the county on Sunday, the final day of the nine day season, brought the total to 971, which is believed to be a record high.
The Levee House will have its grand opening Friday. The cocktail lounge owned and operated by Frank and Kati VanKamp, is located on E. Fourth St. here.
65 years ago
Hermann area man bags 17-point buck that is being estimated at over 250 pounds.
1997 deer harvest tops 180,000, is the second highest on record.
Alice Rohlfing and Jenny VanBooven recently received longevity awards as 15 year employees at the Frene Valley Health Center.