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Tempus Fugit: Sept. 17



10 YEARS AGO

September 15, 2004

•Tim and Beth Forsmann of Cottonwood won a vehicle in the Coca-Cola giveaway which was delivered to Gortsema Motors for pickup. In addition to the vehicle, they received free soda, T-shirts, $3,000 check and a commemorative cell phone.

20 YEARS AGO

SEPTEMBER 14, 1994

•A Utah gun manufacturing firm is moving to Idaho County, but may not be bringing the jobs to the area they had hoped to due to a new federal mandate.

Evolution Rifles, Inc., is in the process of moving its operation to the White Bird area.

Leanne Woslum, president, and her husband, Edd, are also owners of the Yellow Wolf Ranch.

30 YEARS AGO

SEPTEMBER 12, 1984

•While members of the Bicentennial Horizons Committee looked on, Mayor Ralph Bos and Carm Spencer broke ground for the new museum building which is to be located in town near City Hall.

40 YEARS AGO

SEPTEMBER 18, 1974

•Sept. 7 saw the special installation of six officers of Mt. Queen Chapter No. 11, order of the Eastern Star.

Mrs. James Rae was installed worthy matron; Mrs. John Coumes, associate matron; Mrs. Harry Owens, conductress; Mrs. R.E. Roberts, associate conductress; Mrs. Edward Clark, Ruth; and Mrs. Earl Huff, Esther.

50 YEARS AGO

SEPTEMBER 18, 1964

•The Moose Creek Ranger District announces that the rock slide which closed the North Fork of Moose Creek in the vicinity of Shasta Creek is still unsafe for travel.

60 YEARS AGO

SEPTEMBER 15, 1954

•More than 1,000 hunters were here for opening day of the big game season. Twenty-six northwest hunters also began a special moose hunt in the Lochsa area, the first of its kind ever held in Central Idaho.

70 YEARS AGO

SEPTEMBER 14, 1944

•Tom Johnston, owner of Johnston’s Men’s Shop, which suffered stock losses in the Blue Fox Theater fire, reports he is well-satisfied with the progress of the crowd waiting at the doors when he opened in the morning and brisk selling continued throughout the day.

80 YEARS AGO

September 13, 1934

•Charity Grange will debate the question of home-canned products vs. factory-canned products.

•Consolidation of the Selway National Forest with the Nez Perce, Lolo and Clearwater national forests were affected this week and the forest offices at Kooskia and Kamiah closed.

90 YEARS AGO

SEPTEMBER 15, 1924

•The arrival in Grangeville of a herd of 42 purebred Guernsey milk cattle from Riverside, Calif., as the foundation for the best dairy herd in the west, is the subject for much comment.

100 YEARS AGO

SEPTEMBER 17, 1914

•Lambs to the number of 8,000 were shipped from Grangeville by a special train of 25 cars to the Chicago market. The train will take 111 hours to reach its destination. It is said the train represents a value of $35,000, which together with the $24,000 paid George Behean last week for a Spokane firm for cattle makes a pretty snug sum to turn loose in the community.

110 YEARS AGO

SEPTEMBER 15, 1904

•One of the most disastrous fires that ever occurred in Idaho County was the burning of Warrens last Thursday morning. The entire business portion of the town was wiped out, causing a loss of fully $100,000.

•Warren is one of the oldest towns in the state and in the early 60s had a population of several thousand persons.

120 YEARS AGO

SEPTEMBER 14, 1894

•A party of Englishmen is en route to the Salmon River near White Bird with a load of machinery to mine gold. A Chicago syndicate is back of the enterprise.

•Grangeville has an active and enterprising population of 750 souls.



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