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This Week In History - December 2, 2021

| December 2, 2021 1:00 AM

100 Years Ago

Two sisters, Dorothy Evelyn, 3, and Esther June, a one-and-half-year-old of Mr. and Mrs. K. Darrell Wooden, were burned to death yesterday afternoon at the camp of the Gold and Ruby Mining Co. at Leonia. The wooden house caught fire while the mother was at a neighbor’s home on an errand.

According to the report made to the city council Tuesday night, Marshal Worley has made 20 arrests the past quarter. All arrests were violations of the prohibition laws. Several of these arrests had been made while he was working in cooperation with the state constabulary.

“Shorty” Paolucci, the proprietor of the Up-to-Date Shoe Shop has perfected a shoe grease which has been given thorough trials in various camps in this vicinity and which has proven superior to any grease now on the market.

50 Years Ago

A lost deer hunter, who was separated from his two hunting companions Saturday morning, was safely found at 1 a.m. Sunday morning in the Snow Creek drainage of Kaniksu National Forest.

Six snow cats were stranded by their drivers Sunday in the Spruce Lake area of northeastern Boundary County. The machines were unable to climb back out a canyon. Drivers of the snow cats were Eldon Moline, Mike Larson, Clem Mostek, David Winey, Larry Owlsley, and Bill Branson.

Retailers are required to prominently post base prices of goods offered for sale at their place of business by Jan. 1, 1972, according to Calvin E. Wright, Internal Revenue director for the state of Idaho, in Boise last week.

15 Years Ago

Nov. 24 started off “A Hometown Holiday” during a Christmas tree lighting followed by an appearance by Santa Claus at the Georgia Mai Plaza.

Jessica Short, a senior at Bonners Ferry High School, accomplished her goal of becoming a private pilot.

Senior post Kaitie Poston had a double-double to lead Bonners Ferry High School past Sandpoint 62-40 in non-league girls basketball action Saturday night.

— Submitted by the Boundary County Museum

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