1880 139 years ago

The new billiard table of Heckmann and Godley's is a daisy.

Capt. Heckmann went down to the Future Great last week.

Go to Fuggar & Kraettly's and get a Garfield. They make the wearer look like a president.

The Masonic pic-nic proved to be a most enjoyable affair. Much credit is due the ladies for more than magnificent supper prepared by them. After supper the tables were removed and a social hop was enjoyed for a few hours.

1889 130 years ago

The Webster Jackson escape from the Hermann jail, as detailed elsewhere in a communication to the Globe–Democrat, is one of those aggravating incidents of criminal negligence that tends to shake faith in the official integrity. Information gained in addition to the facts therein recited, go a long way to confirm the facts therein stated, and to give color to the suspicion of collusion on the part of the deputy sheriff, at Jackson's escape. The statement that the deputy sheriff did not know he was missing when he handed him his breakfast, and that he only discovered it at 1 o'clock when he took him his dinner, is as transparent as a mosquito bar.

Peter Hans floating bath is a success and is patronized even beyond Mrs. Hans expectations by our people.

1939 80 years ago

Five babies at the Workman Hospital, and the unusual part of it all is that they don't don't hear any baby concert, not even a solo. It's a quintette of well-behaved youngsters, one boy with four sweethearts.

1989 30 years ago

The Hermann Chamber of Commerce will hold the 22nd annual antique market in the city park on Saturday, June 17.

The Hermann Area District Hospital has a billfold size emergency care authorization card available for parents and guardians of minors.

The Shell Pipeline Company, which operates the line that dumped thousands of gallons of crude oil into the Gasconade River last December when a welded seam broke, will test the 450 miles of line between old Tulsa Oklahoma and Wood River Illinois.

The Hermann municipal band will present the first summer concert at Hermanoff Winery on June 22 starting at 8:00 PM.

Now bass fishermen will have a chance to display their talents with the line and lure. SportsWorld will sponsor a bass tournament on Sunday, July 9. The tournament will start and end at the Hermann city park pond.

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