From the archives of the
Bonner County History Museum
611 S. Ella Ave., Sandpoint, ID 83864
50 Years Ago
Oct. 2, 1968 — PROUDLY WE SALUTE
2 Lt. J.K. Venishnick, son of Mr. and Mrs. Joe Venishnick, Sandpoint, recently graduated from the U.S. Army Engineer Officer Candidate School at Fort Belvoir, Va., and was commissioned a second lieutenant in the Military Intelligence Corps. Lt. Venishnick will now be assigned to the U.S. Army Military Intelligence School, Fort Holabird, Md., for further training.
JUNIOR HIGH NEWS
Monday students voted for the cheer leaders for the coming school year. Elected were: ninth grade — Lynn Snedden, Gail Walker, Colleen Garvey and mascot, Sue Hansen; eighth grade — Kristi Chronic, Patti Knaggs; seventh grade — Shirla Cunnington, Janet Snedden.
ANNE EAKIN PLEDGED BY SORORITY
Anne Eakin, daughter of Dr. and Mrs. L.F. Eakin, 521 Alder, has been pledged to Delta Delta Delta national sorority at Whitman College, Walla Walla. Miss Eakin was salutatorian of the SHS class of 1968.
MARY ANN TRAVERS AT HOLY NAMES
Mary Ann Travers, a freshman resident student at Holy Names Academy, Spokane, was one of 20 students honored Sept. 26 at the quarterly birthday dinner. She is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. F.N. Travers, Sandpoint.
100 Years Ago
Northern Idaho News
Oct. 2, 1918 — POSTPONE ENTRAINMENT
The epidemic of influenza over the country is responsible for the postponement of the October call of drafted men until further orders. This general order published through the press has been confirmed by telegraphic orders from the provost marshal general.
TO CUT OUT TEXTBOOKS
The school board last Wednesday decided to destroy the history textbook of the sixth grade on account of pro-German leanings.
It was voted also to purchase lumber for a scaling wall to be used in the military drill of the high school boys, and the matter of building a one-room addition to the Ponderay school was left with the grounds and building committee.
FOURTH LIBERTY LOAN
BUY A BOND — buy all you can afford. Buying bonds saves lives — the lives of young men — your own son, brother, husband or sweetheart — who are grappling with the foulest, trickiest foe in history, that you may live in freedom, peace and contentment.
YOU OWE IT TO THESE YOUNG MEN, to your country, your freedom, your own self-respect, to lend your savings to humanity’s cause.
BUY YOUR LIBERTY BONDS TO-DAY. Mountain States Power Co.
For more information, visit the museum online at bonnercountyhistory.org.