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Fall festival predated D-Fest; rehydration; back-to-school through the years

100 years ago The Odessa Record August 31, 1919 News updates: A Houston tourist passed through this week with a specially built automobile. He had purchased a chassis and on it had built an enclosure into which he had built all... — Updated 9/1/2019 Full story

 

Lions build cemetery fence, fisherman drowns, teen dies in car wreck

100 years ago The Odessa Record August 24, 1919 News updates: Odessa schools will open on September 1, with 12 teachers, seven of them new. E. R. Jinnette, recently of Reardan, is... — Updated 8/23/2019

 

Bus service, hot temps, harvest wrapping up, new doc in town, Fest prep

100 years ago The Odessa Record August 3, 1919 News updates: That fellow started something when he suggested Nemo as a good banishing point for Kaiser Bill. Now comes Guy Harvey with the suggestion that he be sent to Waukesha, and... — Updated 8/5/2019

 

Whimsy from 100 years ago, moon landing in 1969, heat wave in 1994

100 years ago The Odessa Record July 27, 1919 News updates: A poultry salesman has been making the area, selling his product at $5.00 a gallon. The spray has proved unreliable. A railroad man that has been working at Nemo says he k... — Updated 7/24/2019

 

Harvest outlook through the years; softball tournament results recorded

100 years ago The Odessa Record July 17, 1919 News updates: Harvest has started in the south area and winter wheat is running from 20 to 27 bushels per acre, with tests from 55 to 60 pounds. About 50 former Odessa people gathered... — Updated 7/24/2019

 

This Week in Odessa History

100 years ago The Odessa Record July 10, 1919 News updates: John Trejbal and daughter, Emily, returned Saturday from Chicago, where Mr. Trejbal underwent a vain operation to... — Updated 7/12/2019 Full story

 

This Week in Odessa History July 4 plans set, baseball players still off at war, grasshoppers at Batum

100 years ago The Odessa Record June 20, 1919 News updates: Mrs. F. G. Jasmann and Eddie are moving at Spokane. The English Congregational ladies’ aid went to Marlin to enjoy their regular social session as guests of Mrs. E. J.... — Updated 7/4/2019

 

This Week in Odessa History

100 years ago The Odessa Record June 13, 1919 News updates: The AIG Barnes Shows yesterday brought one of the biggest crowds to Odessa in recent years. The circus was late in arriving and children were informed that they would be h... — Updated 7/4/2019

 

Old lady has accident, Air Wacs needed, sewer project, landdfill engineers fired

100 years ago The Odessa Record May 9, 1919 Ladies aid entertains husbands: The Ladies Aid of the English Congregational church entertained their husbands at the church parlors Wedn... — Updated 5/13/2019 Full story

 

This Week in Odessa History Barnum generous, Christmas trees coming, Santa to visit,Odessa takes B-8 title.

100 years ago The Odessa Record December 12, 1918 Barnum generous manager. According to the original contract which Barnum made with Jenny Lind, she contracting to sing 150 concerts in the United States and Havana for $1,000 a... — Updated 12/21/2018 Full story

 

Caught in the spirit, Thanksgiving day, tax time, food rations, Christmas mail

100 years ago The Odessa Record November 23, 1918 Caught in the spirit of occasion. Colored porter meant that eagle should shine in celebration of American victory. It happened after the news that the allied forces were chasing... — Updated 11/30/2018 Full story

 

This Week in Odessa

100 years ago The Odessa Record November 22, 1918 An open letter. "The following letter is a copy of a letter written by Governor Lister to a number of Odessa people in answer to a... — Updated 11/22/2018 Full story

 

Diphtheria outbreak, Nixon gets the nod, at last a name, new Record staff

100 years ago The Odessa Record November 8, 1918 Teachers to Have Full Salary. School teachers who are ready and willing to continue teaching shall receive pay for the period they... — Updated 11/10/2018 Full story

 

This Week in Odessa History

100 years ago The Odessa Record September 6, 1918 Men 18 to 45 to register Sept. 12. Wilson issues call to sign up for military service. Registration offices at every voting precinct in this county, City Hall - Kucera’s shop... — Updated 9/9/2018

 

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100 years ago The Odessa Record August 23, 1918 Fined for bootlegging. Ben Miller and Joe Whitehall were arrested Saturday night by Marshal Jenks and brought before Justice Schoonover charged with bootlegging. The men were caught... — Updated 9/2/2018

 

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100 years ago The Odessa Record August 23, 1918 Over 3 million men under arms. Washington - Of more than 3,000,000 men now under arms, the United States has sent nearly one-half or... — Updated 9/2/2018

 

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100 years ago The Odessa Record August 16, 1918 Merchant marine wants young men. Fred Thiel, local enrolling officer for the United States Merchant Marine recruiting service, has just received instructions from the U.S. shipping... — Updated 9/2/2018

 

This Week in Odessa History

100 years ago The Odessa Record Aug. 2, 1918 Few interested in Chautauqua: The attendance at the Radcliffe Chautauqua which has been presenting it's attractions here for the past... — Updated 9/1/2018

 

This Week in Odessa History

100 years ago The Odessa Record August 2, 1918 Arrested for distilling liquors. Andrew Galleon was captured near Inchelium, on the south half of the Colville Indian Reservation, by special agent J.W. Ramsey and arraigned before... — Updated 9/1/2018

 

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100 years ago The Odessa Record July 26, 1918 Two men drown in Crab Creek: Clarence Hamilton and Ernest Hoppe the victims. Small boys who saw the accident say Hamilton got beyond... — Updated 8/1/2018

 

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100 years ago The Odessa Record July 12, 1918 Last hot wave shrivels wheat. Mercury ranges between 100 and 105 above. Strong east winds cut both quality and quantity. Best estimates... — Updated 7/29/2018

 

This Week in Odessa History

100 years ago The Odessa Record July 12, 1918 Some Dust Storm. Following two of the hottest days of the season, which pinched some more of the already damaged wheat, the biggest dus... — Updated 7/26/2018

 

This Week in Odessa History

100 years ago The Odessa Record July 5, 1918 Farmers report good convention: Although the Farmers Union convention which ended Saturday night was not as largely attended as some former ones, the local members feel that it was one... — Updated 7/5/2018

 

This Week in Odessa History

100 years ago The Odessa Record June 28, 1918 Auto accident takes two lives: A fatal automobile accident which took the life of one and seriously injured two other Ritzville young... — Updated 6/28/2018

 

This Week in Odessa History

100 years ago The Odessa Record June 21, 1918 Many picnic with pioneers: Odessa had somewhat of a deserted appearance at times this week, due to the absence of a goodly percentage... — Updated 6/25/2018

 

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