100 years ago
Nine Gasconade County boys left this week for Camp Funston. All were royally entertained by the Red Cross here the evening before they left.
The post office has a stamp sale of over $800 per month. If this continues Hermann may soon see a second-class post office.
All bakers are now required to use 20% subsidies in bread and rolls. Those who willfully refuse will be compelled to close.
St. Paul church has a service flag with 16 stars.
75 years ago
Registration for the war rationed book#2 , covering canned goods and meats, will be held throughout the county next week.
John Ochsner will leave soon for Jefferson barracks to report for active duty in the Army air Corps
60 years ago
A rash of accidents occurred here after Friday’s snow left highways in hazardous condition.
Edmund Bohl Jr. was the recipient of $100 scholarship to the college of his choice, provided by the Chicago, rock Island and Pacific railroads. He was chosen on the basis of his overall record in 4H club
50 years ago
With the federal government pouring billions of dollars down rat holes in its foreign aid programs, it is appalling to read that the Army is attempting to collect $70.21 from a veteran of the Vietnam War because he lost his Emma – 14 rifle in combat.
Henry W Begemann, earned his 15 year Masonic membership 10 Friday night.
The Hermann Bearcats of one the 1967 – 68 four Rivers conference title and the St. George Dragons have taken their third consecutive mid – Missouri conference championship.
125 years ago
There is some talk of Incorporation in the town as a city of the fourth class.
Henry Stooenner of Bay, chairman of the Democratic County committee, left Monday for Washington DC, to shake hands with the new president, Grover Cleveland.