Out of the past 11/22/12

Thursday, November 22, 2012

1987

The Rev. Melvin E. Witt, World Relief Development counselor for the Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod, speaks in the morning at St. Andrew Lutheran Church; his talk is part of the church's special observance on world hunger.

The musical group Sounds of Praise is in concert at Mount Auburn Christian Church in the evening; the group is composed of 10 musicians and offers contemporary Christian songs, as well as standards of the church.

1962

Thanksgiving Day. A community Thanksgiving service is held in the morning at Grace Methodist Church, with the Rev. Donald Pelsue delivering the message; the offering will be divided between the International Christian University of Japan and the Ministerial Alliance.

PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Coach Don Dyer's Perryville High football team ends a successful campaign by whipping visiting Jackson High, 14-7, in a North Division game; the win leaves the Pirates in third place in the division behind champion Cape Girardeau Central and runner-up Sikeston, Mo.

1937

Although the new synagogue on South Main Street isn't entirely finished, it was complete enough yesterday for use by the B'Nai Brith and Ladies' Auxiliary of the district; approximately 50 members, the largest turnout in a year, were present.

The general contract for the new factory building, to house the manufacturing plant of the Superior Electric Products Corp. of St. Louis, is awarded by the building committee of the Cape Girardeau Chamber of Commerce to Fred. W. Kurre, a local building contractor.

1912

Mrs. Fred Phillips of Peru, Ind., arrived last night to visit her brother, Herman Hilliman of Independence Street, and her sister, Mrs. Henry Krueger of Rural Route 3.

The lights were turned on at Illmo last night and at Fornfelt today; residents are jubilant that they have their own lighting system and praise Cape Electric Light Co. for the quick work installing electrical service.

-- Sharon K. Sanders

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