This Week In Boundary County History

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100 Years Ago

The cold weather has frozen the water in Myrtle Creek so that the Bonner Water and Light Company has been unable to get enough electric power for pumping water into the mains. The fact that there is little snow on the ground has made it possible for the frost to penetrate to depths that now threaten water mains in unprotected places.

Officers found a whiskey still owned by John Crown of the Curley Creek district. Mr. Crown waived a preliminary hearing and has made application to plead guilty to the charges.

The B.F.H.S. basketball team won their first game of the season over Newport by a score of 21-20.

Kent and McGlocklin report making a number of sales of farm lands last week. Most of the purchasers are Montana men, who expect to come here to live in the spring. One of the men states that he knows of over 100 more farmers in Montana who are interested in buying here.

50 Years Ago

A report by the University of Idaho indicates that Boundary County has a sound economic base.

In two separate incidents, three hunters that had been lost last weekend were found to be safe and in relatively good condition.

Mrs. Warren Bauman, Chairman of the Christmas decoration committee for the Chamber, states that some of the decorations are in a state of deterioration and will need to be replaced. The committee has about $800 in a fund to purchase new ones. Also, Santa is going to attend the Community Christmas party.

15 Years Ago

The new pig and sheep barn at the Boundary County Fairgrounds is going up. Fair Board Chairman Gene Andrews said one of the goals was to finish building the roof before the winter snows hit.

The Boundary Co. Community and Youth Center is holding a Christmas caroling event on Dec. 19. The carolers will break into groups to stroll around town.

Submitted by the Boundary County Museum

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