100 Years Ago

From the East Oregonian

July 13, 1907

The newly elected councilman of Hermiston, F.R. Swayze, whom the county court declared duly entitled to the office last evening, will not be allowed to wear his official honors undisturbed. J.R. Means, who tied Mr. Swayze for the position, through his attorneys, S.A. Lowell, R.R. Johnson and J.P. Winters, will at once institute quo warrento proceeding against Mr. Swayze which will have the legal effect of throwing the case in the circuit court in the nature of an election contest. As a result of these proceedings, the ballot box will be opened, the ballots counted and the entire matter will be tried out and a decision rendered in the circuit court.

50 Years Ago

From the East Oregonian

July 13, 1957

Girls' interests usually run to such things as dolls, clothes, sewing, or even boys but 11-year-old Barbara Briggs would rather tend to her snakes - "They're much more interesting." Barbara, who'll be a seventh-grader in the fall, first wandered home with one of her reptiles in the fourth grade and has been collecting them ever since.

25 Years Ago

From the East Oregonian

July 13, 1982

Dr. Samuel Barry will begin the general practice of dentistry at 244 S.W. Dorion in Pendleton Aug.1. Barry, a 1982 graduate of Oregon Health Sciences University in Portland, will be taking over the practice of Dr. Bernard Engelhart. Barry grew up on a cattle ranch near John Day. He was graduated from Grant Union High School in John Day and Eastern Oregon State College.

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