100 Years Ago

From the East Oregonian

July 23, 1907

It is announced by Mrs. Margaret Irvin, widow of C.W. Irvin, late proprietor of the Delta candy kitchen, that the business will be continued regularly as in the past. The establishment has now been open for business for several days and all the customers of the place are being cared for. From now on Mrs. Irvin herself will have the management and this popular place will be conducted along the same lines as during the lifetime of her husband.

100 Years Ago

From the East Oregonian

July 24, 1907

That track laying on the pilot Rock branch will commence at once was announced today by H.A. Brandon, O.R. & N. engineer, in charge of the work on the new line. A crew of 40 men is now being made up here and will be the first stationed near the bridge across the Umatilla at the mouth of Birch creek.

50 Years Ago

From the East Oregonian

July 23, 1957

Little Karen Jean Fowler, six-year old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Winfred James Fowler of Joseph, has been selected as queen of the sixth annual class B East-West Shrine football game to be played in the Round-Up stadium the night of August 31. Karen, a resident of Joseph the last two years, lived in Hermiston from 1952 to 1954.

50 Years Ago

From the East Oregonian

July 24, 1957

Umatilla county wheatmen today reported it is quite possible the county this year may have the largest bushels-per-acre wheat crop in its history. Yields of 60 bushels per acre have been reported but these are the exceptions rather than the rule.

25 Years Ago

From the East Oregonian

July 23, 1982

Twelve-year old Mark Moore is equally home in the swimming pool, at a canvas or playing the piano. And equally competent. Moore last weekend won seventh place overall in a swim meet in La Grande, with a fistful of firsts in his heats. July 26-Aug. 6, his scratch board picture of a fierce looking tiger will be entered in the art show of Marjorie Kennedy's students at Pendleton's U.S. National Bank.

25 Years Ago

From the East Oregonian

July 24, 1982

Sluggish ticket sales for Bon Hope's benefit performance Saturday have prompted a sizable cut in ticket sales. In an effort to fill the grandstand, the Bob Smith for Congress Committee announced today that tickets have been cut to $7.50 for adults and $5 for children under 15.

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