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Pages from the Past for Oct. 17, 2013

75 years ago, Oct. 21, 1938

From the Pine River Journal

The second largest poultry show ever staged by the Cass County Poultry Association was held Friday and Saturday in Pine River. The birds were of unusual quality, there being only six disqualifications in more than 509 birds.

50 years ago, Oct. 18, 1963

From the Pine River Journal

(photo) Willing hands hold the “firemen’s net” to catch Archie as he leaps from the bank building.

New addition of Nazarene Church to be dedicated Sunday at Backus.

25 years ago, Oct. 20, 1988

From the Pine River Journal

(Headline) Leaky roof will cost PIne River school $1,500 to repair

No less than 12 conscientious library workers gave up all or part of their normal Sunday afternoon surcease from labor to be a part of a bookish Sabbath spree wherein they donated a total of 42 volunteer hours in sorting, screening and rearranging a major portion of the nearly 25,000 books that crowd the Pine River Public Library shelves.

10 years ago, Oct. 16, 2003

From the Pine River Journal

(Headline) Local Scouts collect over 1,200 pounds of food

(Headline) Jenkins AmericInn hosts chess championship round

Denton (Denny) Newman Jr.
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