Newspaper Archive of
The Superior Express
Superior, Nebraska
Lyft
July 9, 2015     The Superior Express
PAGE 10     (10 of 18 available)        PREVIOUS     NEXT      Full Size Image
 
PAGE 10     (10 of 18 available)        PREVIOUS     NEXT      Full Size Image
July 9, 2015
 

Newspaper Archive of The Superior Express produced by SmallTownPapers, Inc.
Website © 2019. All content copyrighted. Copyright Information.     Terms Of Use.     Request Content Removal.




The Su- - "LOr ",X +'+'"++ [ I ' y y pe -or PubRsh-og Company. Inc, Selected portions of Ih ncwspa~t available [ I At 148 East Third Strut. EO. Box 408. Superior, Nebraska 68978 on the web al sopcriorae.com | J Suh~'riplion ml~ are $27 Ix-r year in Nehmska, | $2X.~0 per year in Kansas. OIher States $38 p~- year. Thursday, July 9, 2015 Page 2B From the files of The Superior Express Eighly Years Ago Great huKles of flying grass- hoppers invad~ Superior. They ch.lstetx*d abaut sttel htmps in such number~ teat sidewalks have to be cleared of dead and benumbed in- secls the nmm,ng after_ William Shaver. 70, c~ied. He was a long time White Rock TacT. eh~t. D. A. Rhodes+ Superio+ was the victim of a garden vandal. Seven of his prized tomato plants, large ones with green tomatoes already set, were railed upby tk ~ots, Footprints left in the soft ~il indicate 1he marander was a full-grown man. Sunkist lemo~s were 33 t-xmLs perdozen at the Superior Safeway. The LyrLe Theatre was playing +'Bride of Frankenstein," starring Boris Karloffand Valerie Hob.~cm. Seventy Years Ago PF~+ I~iben Shipman+ a 1940 Nelmn High School graduate, w a.'i, wounded on Okinawa_ Minor Baird waxelecled presi- dent of the Fanrls Stme Bank. He had been the vice-presidenL The C0~sumers M~rket, Supe- rior, was sold to Prank Brown by Newetl Park+ Sgt. Dean Fenimorc mrived in Superior 1o begin a 30-day fur+ laugh+ He ~ been overseas i'm Mx, and Mrs. John Eyre, Supe- 26 months. rior, celebrated their 35th wed- A 16mace bagofeggre, xxJh:s ding anni~rsary, were 19 cenls at the S-peTter Safeway. The Lynn Theatre was playing 'T I1 Be Seeing You,'~ starring Gin- ger Rogers ~ Joseph Cotton. Sixty Years Ago Nine cars and the 10comodve derailed on ~ North Wesmm rail lir~ east of SuI~rior. Sammy Lee Pen'y. l l, died when the ear in which he was tiding went off a bridge near Boslwick+ He was a Nelson resi- dent. Th~ st~l bins with a capac- ity of 14,0Lgl bushels each were completed at the Lynch & Com- pany grain elevator at Abdal. Ida Kelly Hull. 73+ died, She was a Superior ~d Hardy rest- deal. Watermelons wei~ flu'co c'n ts per potLnd at Rxxier's IGA Super- market in Superior. The Crest Theat~ was playing "East' of -Eden.'" starring Julie Har- ris and James Dean. Fifty Years ,~o Dr. James Teachwmlh opened his chi ropract i praline just sort h oflhe Blauvlt Service Station oa Ktmsas Highway 14. George Thayer. gZ, died. He v.,ras a Ion.etime Nora resident. The First Presbylerian Chum:h of Eagar celebrated its 9Orb Anni- versary. Two persons were killed and two seriously injured as the re:suit of an automohile accident on K~m- sax Highway 14, th.n~ miles south of Superior. St.~dless grapes were 21 con1., Editor's Notebook By Bill Blau'.~lt Few mories published in this aewspaper evoke as much cam- meat as have the stories and picttu~s published in late June a~at the Superk~r ptx>l hall known for decades as the Smoke House. "l'ho~ o f us wDrk ing in &~wntown Su porter during the years the Smoke tlou.s c~rated probably didn't recognize the impmant roll the business played in the sc, cial life of many area msidems nor how much it would be missed after it ck~ed. Frequently the Smoke Hou.~ wus pan wnlown heaulification endeavors oBen cited the Snake tlou~ as aexampleofa Superkw lmsin=s.s that needed updating. The building's from awning .~gged in the middle, the huilding's front m.~',ded p;iinl and the sm~kE crusled windows were ~]dom wa_,;hed_ 'l'he hc'avy I;,ycr ,,f sm.ke probably kept the late al'termxm sun from stre;lnling into the Smoke I tonse and tx.'nainly made it di ffi,.:ull to see IIl',l,.|e And they v, erelfl happ) at~+ut the imerim whic'h hadn'1 been painu:d for decades. The) aim= thought the interior furnishings needed to be replaced, l"oday an a,~tique dealer could quickly sell that '+distres~'d'" furniture at u premium price. After the Smoke Hou~ clo.,~:d and the conlentssold at auction. a CUslum wotxJworking business and a furnilure stem briefly oceu. ph.xt hy Ihe ~pacc, Al)cr this v.riltr bough1 the building and start making up- grades. Ihe Sultrier Chamber