Out of the past 11/12/03

Wednesday, November 12, 2003

10 years ago: Nov. 12, 1993

Southeast Missouri State University wants to move all of approximately 350 students out of Towers North residence hall by Jan. 10 so work can proceed on renovating building; whether move is made rests with Towers North students, who are voting on issue.

At news conference, U.S. Rep. Bill Emerson announces he will vote for controversial North American Free Trade Agreement Wednesday when it comes up in the House.

25 years ago: Nov. 12, 1978

Family Celebration of Faith is being held at Westminster Presbyterian Church through Nov. 15; during celebration, church members and friends meet for evening services, early morning Bible studies, luncheons, informal home gatherings and special youth programs.

The Rev. Douglas A. Dreher is new minister of First Christian Church in Chaffee and associate minister of First Christian Church in Cape Girardeau.

50 years ago: Nov. 12, 1953

New gas-fired incinerator for disposal of garbage and rubbish is being tried at Junior High School and may be answer to school system's disposal problems.

Bill Dunham has purchased and is operating Rogers Market, 439 Broadway; Dunham, native of Cape Girardeau, has been manager of Three Starts at Blomeyer for 15 months.

75 years ago: Nov. 12, 1928

Sikeston, MO. -- IMPRESSIVE PROGRAM WAS PRESENTED AT SIKESTON YESTERDAY AFTERNOON MARKING DEDICATION OF LEGION SQUARE; BRONZE TABLET PLACED ON MONUMENT IN SQUARE WAS UNVEILED BY LILLIAN MILLER; PRINCIPAL ADDRESS WAS MADE BY J. GRANT FRYE, CAPE GIRARDEAU LAWYER.

DRUM AND BUGLE CORPS AND OTHER MEMBERS OF CAPE GIRARDEAU POST OF AMERICAN LEGION GO TO CAIRO, ILL., TO PARTICIPATE IN ARMISTICE DAY CELEBRATION.

-- SHARON K. SANDERS

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