70 years ago
june 2, 1949
A densely smoking long-smoldering, fire almost completely damaged the extensive stock of men’s and boy’s clothing at Jackson Clothing Store Sunday. An early estimate of the damage to the contents was placed at approximately $12,000 damage to the contents, and about $3,000 to the building.
Cub Scouts and their den chiefs Johnnie Newcomer and Michael Brodhead had a campout at Dog Fish Island Wednesday night. Cubs were Jerry Richards, Dick Hoch, Bruce Wingerd, Bill Meredith, Donald Winters, and Jerry Seifert.
Memorial services were held Sunday afternoon for Mrs. Albert (Harriet Locklin) Farr, born February 6, 1864, the first white child born in this community, and who remained in the vicinity her entire life.
About 140 alumni were present at the Lincolnville High School gymnasium May 30 for their first alumni banquet. Places were layed for 240 attendees. The first class to graduate from LHS was the class of 1916 and there was one member of that class present.
At a meeting of Youngtown Evangelical Methodist Church members at the schoolhouse Tuesday evening, it was voted to build a new church to replace the one damaged beyond repair last week by a small twister.
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