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100 years ago The Odessa Record June 7, 1918 Swamp fever kills horses: Henry and George Gettman, well known farmers residing south of Odessa, lost seven good work horses last week while in pasture north of Krupp. The dead horses were discovered...

 

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Continued from the April 19, 2018 issues of the Odessa Record. 75 years ago The Odessa Record April 15, 1943 Club members hold judging practice: The Odessa 4-H beef club members held a meeting at the...

 

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100 years ago The Odessa Record April 19, 1918 Fred Lenhart writes from Bronx, N.Y., April 8, 1918 Dear Mr. Weik, As it is raining this afternoon so we can’t work, I thought I’d write you a few lines, as I think you will be interested to know...

 

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100 years ago The Odessa Record April 5, 1918 Schnase comes to grief: In the presence of a large but orderly crowd, A. Schnase, a very well known character who visits this section several times a year selling medicines and other wares, came to grief...

 

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100 years ago The Odessa Record March 22, 1918 Odessa Hotel changes hands. Christ Hemmerling is new owner. Took possession Tuesday. Steam heat will be installed and other modern improvements made: An important business change which will be of materia...

 

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100 years ago The Odessa Record March 15, 1918 Farmers expect bumper crop. Jubilant over reserve moisture now in ground. Over three feet of precipitation in stubble. No end in summer fallow: The...

 

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100 years ago The Odessa Record March 8, 1918 Bachelor gets a surprise: A number of neighbors and friends planned a successful surprise party and invaded the bachelor home of Gust Nass south of town Saturday night. Just whether or not the ladies...

 

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100 years ago The Odessa Record February 22, 1918 Day’s work get Y.W.C.A. quota: Pro Germans and others in the state who have been opposed to the United States participating in the war will find it advisable to keep their opinions to themselves...

 

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100 years ago Commissioner G. N. Lowe pushing project. New survey shortens distance from Harrington to Krupp 9 miles, several crews at work. Completion of the graveling of the newly graded stretch of the North Central highway from Lamona six miles...

 

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100 Years Ago The Odessa Record January 25, 1918 The annual mask ball was given by the Fraternal order of Eagles at the opera house Saturday night was the most successful ever given by the order and all participating report a splendid time. The recei...

 

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100 Years Ago The Odessa Record January 18, 1918 Federal Reserve Bank for Odessa: The Farmers and Merchants Bank has just received notification that it has been admitted to membership in the Federal...

 

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100 Years ago The Odessa Record January 11, 1918 G.N. Railroad Now Open: After a suspension of general traffic for three weeks during which Odessa has had but one train a day service from a special...

 

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100 Years Ago The Odessa Record October 26, 1917 Local firemen want new truck. The Odessa fire department has announced that it needs some new equipment. The old house carts purchased at the...

 

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100 Years Ago The Odessa Record October 19, 1917 “Help Wanted” makes big hit. The short two act comedy, “Help Wanted,” staged at the O. C. B. opera house Tuesday night received a large and appreciative audience and was one of the most...

 

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100 Years Ago The Odessa Record October 12, 1917 Business men back festival: Second Odessa Chautauqua to be held Oct. 18, 18, 20: The season tickets are going fast for the second Odessa Chautauqua, to be furnished by the Ellison White company. The...

 

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100 Years Ago The Odessa Record September 14, 1917 Miss Bessie Schibel hit by auto. Miss Bessie Schibel, daughter of John Schibel, a prominent farmer residing southwest of Odessa, was the victim of...

 

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100 Years Ago The Odessa Record September 7, 1917 Council proceedings. Council met in regular session Monday, September 3, 1917, at the town hall at eight p.m. Present Councilmen Schoonover, Michaelsen, Weber and Smith, Marshall Jenks, Clerk Nevins,...

 

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100 Years Ago The Odessa Record August 17, 1917 Hemmerling apartment house finished: The Christ Hemmerling apartment house and rooming house on Liberty hill is now completed and ready for tenants....

 

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100 Years Ago The Odessa Record August 10, 1917 O.C.B. decides to incorporate: The Odessa Concert Band made application for incorporation this week under the laws of the state of Washington, the...

 

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100 Years Ago The Odessa Record August 3, 1917 Crab creek fish reported dying: Reports from J.B. Webster and Mrs. T.J. McDermott plainly show that there are large numbers of fish dying either in Crab...

 

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100 Years Ago The Odessa Record July 27, 1917 Guard against grain fires. Representative E.L. Farnsworth has asked the Record to publish this week a few suggestions offered by State Insurance...

 

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100 Years Ago The Odessa Record July 20, 1917 Odessa player win from Lind. The Odessa racquet wielders were again victorious in the return tournament at Lind Sunday. The weather was so hot that only...

 

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100 Years Ago The Odessa Record July 13, 1917 Military draft next Saturday. It will only be a few days until the public will know exactly who has been chosen from each community to make up the army of 687,000 men that will be called on to follow the...

 

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100 Years Ago The Odessa Record July 6, 1917 Odessa boy ordained priest. “And I will go in to the altar of my God: to God who giveth joy to my youth.” These words of Holy Writ spoken by the Psalmist of old, were most deeply impressed upon the...

 

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100 Years Ago The Odessa Record June 29, 1917 Tennis tourney won by Odessa. The tennis tournament Sunday between Lind and Odessa tennis clubs furnished some close and, in spite of the unfavorable...

 

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