Looking Back – February 19, 2014

11:05 am February 19th, 2014


60 Years Ago in The Kuna Herald…

Albert Forrey was chairman of the 1954 Polio auction. About fifty Kunans attended the planning meeting. Sheriff Spud of TV and radio fame, made an appearance.

Miss Marjorie Webster was being transferred from Boise to Denver to supervise a shop for Consolidated Millinery.

Kuna Café was moved from its old quarters to the old hardware building across the street.


70 Years Ago in The Kuna Herald…

Donald Young returned from Hanford, Washington and entered school to complete his senior year.

$2500 – 40 acres near Kuna $500 cash, Balance Terms.

Virgil Jackson and sons purchased the Kuna Feed Mill from Casper Berheim.

Wells were being drilled on the Floyd Trine ranch, the Malpass ranch and the Bernhard Crill ranch.

Mr. and Mrs. L.M. Ward and family moved into their recently purchased home on Marteeson  Ave.

A daughter was born to Mr. and Mrs. Dan Blattner.

Picked for the cast of the senior play were Clara Soloman, Bernard Nielsen, Kenneth Fulcher, Betty Dennis, Leo Compton, Gene Helphrey, ida Me Hall, Earl Lyda, Louis Clement, Eleanor Hegstrom, Margaret Schulz and Naomi Hawk.


80 Years Ago in The Kuna Herald…

P.S. Pride and J.W. Booher were elected to fill the unexpired terms of J.B. Nealy and G.H. Whithouse on the village council, both of whom resigned at a previous meeting.

The water outlook for 1934 was not too bad although very little snow had fallen in the lower hills. Flood waters from Moores Creek were being diverted in to Deer Flat Reservoir.

Bert Hale left for Portland and Drain Oregon where he was to meet Mrs. Hale who was returning from a three month journey to California.


90 Years Ago in The Kuna Herald…

Claude Kelley purchased the Kuna barber shop from Mr. Case.

R.D. Lawson accompanied a car of apples rom the Wilson Orchard to Chicago. He went from there to Rock Island, Ill. To visit relatives.

Rev. W.J. Gosvenor, who had been located at Algoma, Oregon, returned home for a visit with his family.

Reuben Thompson went with two cars of apples from the Wilson Orchards to San Antonio, Texas. The orchard still had 25 cars in storage, which were being held for export to Holland and Scotland.

Eating frozen potatoes were believed to have caused the death of several horses in the Nampa and Melba areas. E.K. Lewis of Melba was reported to have lost two horses.

Forty or more attended the Mora Circle picnic and hard time social at community hall.

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