Bonner County History - Sept. 29, 2022
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Bonner County Historical
Society and Museum
611 S. Ella Ave., Sandpoint, Idaho, 83864
50 Years Ago
Sept. 29, 1972 – HEAVY SNOW IN MOUNTAINS
When summer bid goodbye on Sept. 21, autumn began the next day, but it seemed more like winter. Strong gusts accompanied by rain at lower levels became snow at about 2,500 feet. Eight inches of new snow was measured at Schweitzer Basin lodge, and there were two inches of snow at the Sandpoint dump, which isn’t very high on Baldy road. Frost was general at valley levels Monday and Tuesday mornings.
SALMON IS HOME FOR NEWLYWEDS
Rev. Orville Grorud performed the double-ring wedding service for Virginia A. Paulet of Sandpoint and Kenneth F. Beller of Salmon, Idaho on Aug. 4 in the First Lutheran Church. Parents of the couple are Mr. and Mrs. Werner E. Paulet of Sandpoint and Mr. and Mrs. Florin Beller of Salmon. After a honeymoon trip to Priest Lake, the couple left for Salmon to make their home. Miss Paulet is a 1968 SHS graduate. The groom graduated from Salmon High School in 1968. Both are 1972 graduates of the University of Idaho.
HADLEYS AT HOME IN MOSCOW
Mr. and Mrs. Theodore A. Hadley are residing in Moscow following their Aug. 26 marriage in the First Baptist Church in Sandpoint. The bride is the former Patricia K. Krum, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Robert L. Krum. Mr. and Mrs. Leo I. Hadley are the parents of the groom. The Hadleys are residing in Moscow where both attend the University of Idaho. Her major is in elementary education; he is a music education major.
100 Years Ago
Pend d’Oreille Review
Sept. 29, 1922 – CITY BREVITIES
On Sunday, the five heavy girders for the supports of the auditorium in the new school building were swung into place. The work on the building is progressing fast with the nice weather and with its continuance, the brick work will be completed within a few days.
The Farmers Supply co. has received a consignment of 8000 apple boxes from the box factory at Coeur d’Alene, to be distributed among apple growers in this area. Producers north of town who have pooled their apples for shipment ordered 7000 of the boxes.
NEWS FROM CLARKSFORK
Mr. Anderson of Washington game and fish has been seining the young bass from slough holes near the mouth of the river which were drying up, taking them for distribution to lakes near Spokane.
TWO-YEAR-OLD BOY SIPS POISON
Jackie Nelson, 2-year-old son of Mr. and Mrs. A.R. Nelson, received painful burns around the mouth and eyes Monday when he took a sip out of a bottle of formaldehyde he found while playing in a neighbor’s yard. The little boy ran for home, falling in a faint at the door step. Medical attention was summoned and it was found he had not swallowed any of the poison. The burns about his eyes were on the outer lids only, caused by him rubbing his hands across his mouth and then his eyes. The next day, Jackie was playing with the other neighborhood youngsters as usual.
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