Out of the past: Nov. 19

Monday, November 19, 2012

1987

Darla Pannier, Central High's All-State senior center, has signed a letter of intent to play basketball for Southeast Missouri State University next school year.

Farm animals and machinery are brought to May Greene School by Delta High School Future Farmers of America, allowing students to see and discuss agriculture during a "Food for America" program.

1962

A federal grant of up to $809,895 to help Cape Girardeau finance construction of a sewage treatment system has been approved by the Department of Health, Education and Welfare.

Circuit Judge Marshall Craig of Sikeston, Mo., is named as one of three nominees to fill the vacancy on the State Court of Appeals at Springfield, Mo., being left by the retirement of Judge James C. McDowell, with whom Craig began the practice of law 28 years ago.

1937

Affairs of the Cape Girardeau Northern Railroad, in receivership since 1914, will be completely wound up in January, says receiver G.W. Cross; assets of the railroad, built by the late Louis Houck, now include $21,000 in cash, two small tracts of right of way in Perry County, one typewriter and a common claim in the closed Sturdivant Bank.

Cape Girardeau closes down, lock, stock and barrel, as the faithful flock to Houck Field House to see the Teachers College Indians emerge victorious in a battle with the team from Warrensburg (Mo.) Teachers College; in subfreezing temperatures and intermittent blizzards of snow, fans watch as the Indians dominate the visitors, 20-6.

1912

Cape Girardeau will have an aviation stunt Saturday that will be new in this part of the country; Tony Jannus in his hydroplane will give exhibitions over the land and the river that will be worth seeing; Jannus is flying from Omaha, Neb., to New Orleans, following the Missouri and Mississippi rivers and stopping at the important towns en route.

The Terminal Hotel here was sold at the Common Pleas Courthouse yesterday, the property being bid on by C.A. Marchildon of Thebes, Ill., holder of a mortgage on the property for $7,000; the property has changed hands several times in the last few months.

-- Sharon K. Sanders

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