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Memories: June 8

12:08 PM, Jun. 6, 2013  |  Comments

75 Years Ago: 1938

? Tuesday, June 14, is Flag Day. All homeowners and business places are urged to display the American colors from sunrise to sunset. It will be the 165th anniversary of the adoption of the Stars and Stripes as the American flag.

? On June 10, Kewaunee County farmers, cheesemakers and cheese dealers will meet at the Algoma Dug-Out to discuss the new "quality program" for the Wisconsin Cheese Industry.

? Russel Rank provided a bass solo for the Kewaunee High School Class of 1938 commencement entitled, "The Jolly Farmer Goes to Town."

90 Years Ago: 1923

? A June wedding was solemnized in Green Bay when Miss Julia Sidlo of Kewaunee became the bride of Mr. Emil Zillmer, Algoma. The bridegroom is the official tester of the Kewaunee County Cow Testing Association.

? The Electric Light and Water Commission will purchase an electric siren to replace the fire whistle on the power house. Cost and installation will be about $500.

? Louis Brusky and his wife are moving to Abbotsford, where he has purchased a 15-acre tract of land. The couple plan to go into the chicken business.

100 Years Ago: 1913

? The Kewaunee ball team of Otto Hamachek, W. Hamachek, Stanley Seyk, Chas. Janesek, Ed Pondulac, Josepth Roubal, George Skelley, V. Hamachek and Guy Seyk added another win to its string of unbroken victories on Sunday.

? Jerry Wodsedalek, formerly of Pierce, has received his Bachelor of Philosophy in zoology, entomology and experimental breeding and eugenics and allied sciences degree from the University of Wisconsin. He has accepted a position with the University of Idaho.

? Congressman Thomas F. Konop spoke at the graduation exercises of Luxemburg High School on Friday evening.

110 Years Ago: 1903

? Thousands of dollars of damage was reported in Lincoln, Red River and Ahnapee, as a result of a severe wind and thunderstorms on Tuesday.

? Fire destroyed the barn and several smaller buildings of John Paral in the town of Casco late last Saturday.

? Mr. and Mrs. William Bruemmer of West Kewaunee lost two children, a daughter, aged 5, and a son of 4 months, within five minutes of each other on Sunday, due to scarlet fever.

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