Miscellaneous Activities in December
Wanted Situation as clerk in music store by a young lady of several years
experience, a thorough musician.
1929 (Dec. 4)
Kearney in 10 foot high yellow letters was painted on the black roof of
the Chicago Lumber Company [for benefit of planes flying over]
12-30-1931 [A sign of the Depression]
---Quite a number of men are being housed in the city jail each night, for
the most part younger chaps who are making their way across the country in
search of work.
1944 [from Kearney Air Base newspaper]
[News from] Squadron D Elmer T--- has a new nickname, Moses. Every time he
opens his mouth the bull rushes.
[Also] Many parents have sons with APO addresses.
But one son (a Corporal on base) has parents with an APO. His father has a
civilian job with engineers some place in Alaska and his wife is with him.
One Hundred Years Ago Last week
of the Year
Six weddings were reported including one in which the county judge was
called out on Christmas Day to go to the court house to perform a wedding.
--All the opalescent lights at the entrances of the post office are now
lighted at night. The effect of these lights in showing up the building at
night is more than pleasing to all. Window shades were also hung in the
-- Thursday evening several sleighing parties were out in large bob sleds,
improvised with lumber wagons and runners.
Tuesday, January 2, 1912
Ice harvesting began on Kearney Lake.