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Bonner County History - June 21, 2022

| June 21, 2022 1:00 AM

Brought to you by the

Bonner County Historical

Society and Museum

611 S. Ella Ave., Sandpoint, Idaho, 83864


50 Years Ago

Sandpoint News-Bulletin

June 21, 1972 – TO OPERATE DOCKINS

Pete Dockins, who recently opened a new cash and carry building supply, Northtown Building Supply, has engaged Willard Calkins to manage the yard.



June 7 – Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Spray, Sandpoint, boy, 6 lb. 4½ oz. and Mr. and Mrs. Philip Gordon, Sandpoint, boy 10 lb. 4 oz.



After 20 years on the staff, Harvey Luckey has become a partner at Haviland and Holzemer Enco Servicecenter in downtown Sandpoint, replacing John Holzemer, who retired June 1. Luckey is a native of Sandpoint and, except for one year in Portland, has resided here all his life. He and his wife Eva have four daughters – Debbie, Kim, Susan and Karen. Holzemer plans to spend retirement assisting his wife Florence in the antique business. The station will assume the name of Haviland and Luckey within the next month.



Sandpoint Safeway store has a new manager. Larry Stevens, a native of Okanogan, Wash., has been with Safeway for 12½ years, the last five in Spokane. Mrs. Stevens, Beverly, is a native of Chelan. They have four sons: Tracy, 12; Doug, 11; Tony, 9; and Dennis, 3. Stevens said they like the small town atmosphere and enjoy camping. He also likes hunting and fishing.

100 Years Ago

Northern Idaho News


Wednesday’s Ford day parade had Fords of every model and state of preservation, conveying people and families large and small, youthful and aged; the whole making a most interesting attraction. The string of prizes awarded included: greatest distance, Mrs. Ethel Thomas, Spokane – pair of shoes, R & A store; Ford carrying greatest number of men, William Derr, Clarksfork – box of cigars, Foss & Anderson; Noisiest Ford, William G. Phalon – six months’ ticket to Gem theater; Ford with five best looking girls, Mrs. Elmer Dreisbach and party, five boxes of candy, Anderson’s confectionery; Most dilapidated Ford, William Derr, Clarksfork – haircut, shave, bath, Dad Hartman’s barber shop; Picking “mysterious woman,” 1st, L.E. Ulrich – Conklin fountain pen, Crescent pharmacy; Picking “mysterious man,” 1st, Earl Boles – pair of shoes, J.A. Foster & Co.; Oldest woman in Ford, Mrs. S.M. Thew – sack of flour, 3-lb. can of coffee, 2½-lb. can sliced pineapple, Martin’s grocery; Oldest man in Ford, Z.T. Middleton, Sunnyside, 72 - $5 hat, J.L. & Co.; Longest-married couple, Mr. and Mrs. S.M. Thew, 46 years – 10-lb. pail of lard, Star market; Fattest man, F.H. Rundell, Bonners Ferry road camp, 202 pounds – gallon of ice cream, Royal Sweet shop; Fattest woman, Mrs. Hannah Folden, 230 pounds – fancy cake, Rosendorf’s bakery; Tallest man, George Fitzpatrick, Oden, 6 feet, 2½ inches – tank filled at Continental service station; Oldest Ford, H.F. Samuels, 1911 model – quart of auto enamel, two enamel brushes, Thomason Bros.

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