Out of the past 11/23/12

Friday, November 23, 2012

1987

City manager Gary A. Eide is a finalist for the city manager's post at Salem, Ore.; Eide is one of three finalists for the job, the other two being the assistant city manager of Glendale, Ariz., and the former assistant city manager of Bellevue, Wash.

The New Life World Outreach Center in Cape Girardeau holds its third Operation Reachout, feeding more than 1,000 people and supplying 300 families with blankets and winter clothing; 35 volunteer members help with the distribution, which furnishes families a complete Thanksgiving meal.

1962

Walter Q. Adams of Cape Girardeau is the first buyer of stock in the revived Greater Cape Girardeau Development Corp.; Adams buys 40 shares -- one common and 39 preferred -- at $25 per share for an investment of $1,000.

Officials and employees working at the Common Pleas Courthouse have issued a request for nuts to feed the tame squirrels that reside in Courthouse Park.

1937

Moving pictures of the Teachers College-Warrensburg football game last Friday, including shots of the crowd and the various musical organizations present, are received from the laboratory at St. Louis; they will be shown at the Fox Broadway Theater on Wednesday and Thursday and at the Orpheum Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

Judge Frank Kelly is shown on the bench of the Circuit Court of Scott County at Benton in 1937. (Missourian archive photo by G.D. "Frony" Fronabarger)

Judge Frank Kelly will observe his 25th year on the bench of the Scott County Circuit Court at Benton, Mo., tomorrow; his first service as a jurist was at Caruthersville, Mo., when Pemiscot County was part of this judicial circuit.

1912

ST. LOUIS -- Tony Jannus, who is scheduled to give flying demonstrations along the Cape Girardeau riverfront today, can't take off in his hydroplane because of the gale of wind prevailing here.

Will Bergman gets home from a week's hunt down in the lower counties where he joined a party of nimrods from the East; they had a splendid outing and killed three deer.

-- Sharon K. Sanders

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