95 years ago
Only the constitutional amendments establishing woman’s suffrage in Missouri, and devoting the surplus of an automobile license tax to read maintenance, carried at the November election. All other 19 propositions were defeated.
Merchant Joe Speckhals of Berger was offered a case of eggs at a low price by a boy. Finding the eggs already candled, he was suspicious. He called up the Berger farmers exchange and found the case had been stolen. The boy, trapped, admitted his guilt.
Advertisement: eggs $.40, turkeys $.32, potatoes $.65, butter $.10-$.25,
45 years ago
Faced with the prospect of making up eight days of school lost in the past two weeks because of school cancellations due to snow and ice storms, the Gasconade County R-1 Board of Education voted to move the close of the current school year to Friday, May 25, instead of Friday, May 18, as originally scheduled.
30 years ago
An early winter storm charged out of the Southwest Monday morning and left more than 12 inches of heavy wet snow on the Hermann area.
The Department of Revenue office will open and resume regular hours of operation.
Hannah Meyer, Montgomery City, won the Best in Show at the Hermann Gingerbread House contest and received a $500 prize last Saturday.
20 years ago
Area snowfall is over 5 inches; more is forecast.
Berger man is arrested for 1996 theft of Charles Eitzen statue from city park.
The GenCorp plant at Berger could hire as many as 100 people by next spring to produce a glass run assembly for Saturn cars.
On Saturday evening at the Methodist Church, the union Sunday School will render the cantata Santa Claus’ Dream.
The Keen Kutter Club of Washington was here Sunday to roll the Eagle bowling club, with the visitors winning all five games.