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15. Angie Meadors, Blanchard, Okla.
20. Adam Gray, Seymour, Texas 16. Kendra Dickson, Aubrey, Texas
Steer Roping 17. Robin Montague, Bandera, Texas
1. Rocky Patterson, Pratt, Kan. $21,352
2. Bryce Davis, Abilene, Texas
3. Vin Fisher Jr., Andrews, Texas
4. Trevor Brazile, Decatur, Texas
5. Dan Fisher, Andrews, Texas
18. Jessi Eagleberger, Stringtown,
19. Kelli Tolbert, Beaumont, Calif.
20. Sydni Blanchard, Albuquerque,
125 years of ads To help
1911: New Life Pills for
to provide transportation
for its couriers.
$10.96 at Kmart.
1979: Can of Campbell’s
6. J.P. Wickett, Sallisaw, Okla. TRANSACTIONS ican News constipation, headaches, 1943: Admission to Brown tomato soup for 20 cents
7. Chet Herren, Pawhuska, Okla. Baseball celebrate chills, indigestion and County Fair rodeo is 50 at Piggly Wiggly.
8. Neal Wood, Guy, Texas $9,762 American League its 125th Malaria for 25 cents a bot- cents for adults and 10 1980: Paneling for $3.99
9. Scott Snedecor, Uvalde, Texas
BOSTON RED SOX—Placed RHP
Jonathan Papelbon on the bereavement
anniver- tle at Bennett’s Corner. cents for children. per sheet at Peavey Lum-
10. Cody Scheck, Kiowa, Kan. $9,110 list. Activated RHP Boof Bonser from Paw- sary on 1912: Buy a six-pack of 1944: Corn is $1.07 a ber in Aberdeen.
11. Ralph Williams, Skiatook, Okla.
June 10, I Palmolive bars of soap for bushel. 1981: Marie O. Simmons
12. Rod Hartness, Pawhuska, Okla. INF Andy Marte from the 15-day DL. am doing 10 cents, get a bottle of 1945: Windproof snow suit women’s store/Eiler’s
13. Walter Priestly, Robstown, Texas
Optioned OF Matt LaPorta to Columbus
(IL). a series of Palmolive shampoo for for $7.95 at Gambles. Furs fashion show at the
$8,648 SEATTLE MARINERS—Placed DH John Tuesday free at Lacey Drug Co. 1946: Dresses for $10, 53 Moccasin Creek Country
Mike Sweeney on the 15-day DL. Recalled
14. Cash Myers, Athens, Texas
$8,083 INF Mike Carp from Tacoma (PCL).
Papendick columns 1913: Box of Trishdale to choose from at Fein- Club for $8.50; tickets
15. J.D. Yates, Pueblo, Colo. $7,696 National League on historical Aberdeen candy for 30 cents at the stein Bros. include a filet mignon
16. Will Gasperson, Decatur, Texas
$7,367 RHP Jeff Suppan. events. Delicatessen Store. 1947: Saucy, high-heeled, dinner and wine.
17. J. Tom Fisher, Andrews, Texas Eastern League
To kick it off, here are 1914: Free farm, flower open-toed shoes for $3.98 1982: Can of Campbell’s
18. J. Paul Williams, Burbank, Okla. RHP Phillippe Aumont was assigned to 125 years of ads in the and garden seed catalog at Sears. tomato soup for 26 cents
$7,055 Clearwater (FSL) and RHP Ty Tauben-
heim was assigned to the team from Wil-
American News (thanks ready at J.L. Loebs Seed 1948: Manure spreader for at Gibson’s.
19. Chris Glover, Keenesburg, Colo.
$6,553 liamsport (New York-Penn). to my teammate Anne Co. $366.70 at Gambles. 1983: A 16-foot Sylvan
20. Landon McClaugherty, Tilden,
EL PASO DIABLOS—Released RHP
Harris for her help): 1915: Materials to build a 1949: Polar Grip tire for Seamaster fishing boat
Bull Riding David Hurst, C Juan Medina and OF David 1885: $2 a day at the Hotel two-story house for $8.50 each at Firestone. with 50-horse motor and
1. Shawn Hogg, Odessa, Texas
Washington. Signed C Benji Johnson.
GRAND PRAIRIE AIRHOGS—
Artesian, includes all $745.85 at Montgomery 1950: 3 packs of gum for trailer for $5,768 at Hon-
2. Tyler Smith, Fruita, Colo. $57,727 Released RHP Chris Wiman. Signed RHP meals. Ward ($600 more to hire 10 cents at Gambles. est John’s Sports Center.
3. Corey Navarre, Weatherford, Okla.
PENSACOLA PELICANS—Released 1886: $2.25 for shoes from carpenter to put together 1951: Oral B60 toothbrush 1984: Year subscription of
4. Wesley Silcox, Santaquin, Utah RHP Kevin Cooper. Signed RHP Bryan the best factories at Webb house). for 75 cents at Daniel’s the American News for
5. Clint Craig, Mena, Ark. $46,906 SHREVEPORT-BOSSIER Bros. 1916: A 50-ounce can of Pharmacy. $76.
6. Luke Haught, Weatherford, Texas CAPTAINS—Released RHP Chandler 1887: If you think you are Log Cabin syrup for 35 1952: Blue Bonnet doll for 1985: McDonalds’ ham-
Barnard and RHP Chris Kelly.
7. Ardie Maier, Timber Lake, S.D. SIOUX CITY EXPLORERS—Signed insane, Dr. A.H. Morse cents. $1 at Ken’s Buy Rite or burger, fries and soft
$44,454 LHP David Welch. Released RHP Chris R.
Jones and RHP Wade Morrison.
will check you out for $5. 1917: War maps for 25 Kessler’s Super Valu. drink for $1.80.
8. Marcus Michaelis, Caldwell, Idaho
$44,332 WICHITA WINGNUTS—Signed INF 1888: $9,000 to be spent cents at the newspaper 1953: Buy a year’s sub- 1986: Corn is $1.27 per
9. Chad Denton, Berry Creek, Calif. Tony Mansolino. Released INF Angel
Nicolas. Traded RHP Will Morgan to River
by Board of Education to office. scription to the American bushel.
10. J.W. Harris, Mullin, Texas $39,014 City (Frontier) to complete an earlier trade. build a new high school 1918: Daily dinner specials News for $11. 1987: Winchester 16
11. Beau Schroeder, China, Texas
NEW JERSEY JACKALS—Released
(student count was 163 in for 30 cents at Mahaney’s 1954: Can of Campbell’s gauge six-shot shells for
12. Clayton Williams, Carthage, Texas OF Matt Stiffler and RHP Seth Overbey. 1885, now 475). Restaurant. tomato soup for 12 cents $4.99 per box at Sand-
$33,099 PITTSFIELD COLONIALS—Signed
RHP Ivan Rusova.
1889: Six Rogers’ forks 1919: Can of tomato soup at Red Owl. vig’s.
13. Douglas Duncan, Alvin, Texas
$32,467 QUEBEC CAPITALES—Released and six knives for $4 at for 8 cents at Hyman’s 1955: Speed Queen 1988: Coffee for 5 cents at
14. Steve Woolsey, Payson, Utah
RHP Steve Green.
SUSSEX SKYHAWKS—Released D.G. Gallett Jewelers. Grocery. wringer washers for $109 Marshall’s Starlite Cafe if
15. Dustin Elliott, North Platte, Neb. INF Jansy Infante. 1890: Ladies solid black 1920: Fix your radiator for plus trade in at Ace Appli- you show your voter reg-
16. Tyler Willis, Wheatland, Wyo. RIO GRANDE VALLEY hose, 4 pairs for 25 cents $3 at Lincoln Garage. ance. istration card.
$27,849 WHITEWINGS—Signed 2B Jose at Beard, Gage & Beard. 1921: Flannel shirt for $5 1956: A 2-pound box of 1989: Mina Lake home
Sanchez. Released UTL Zach Staniewicz.
17. Dylan Werner, Bushnell, Fla.
$27,166 1891: $1 for one-year sub- at Union Clothing Co. Velveeta cheese for 68 with boat house, dock
18. D.J. Domangue, Odessa, Texas
Football scription to the newspa- 1922: Artificial teeth for cents at Arcola Grocery. and sauna for $59,000.
19. Souli Shanklin, Rocksprings,
National Football League
SAN FRANCISCO 49ERS—Traded per (must be paid in $10 per set at New York 1957: A new Chrysler 1990: American News
Texas $26,509 WR Isaac Bruce to St. Louis Rams. advance). Dentists in Aberdeen. Windsor featuring the classified ad for 97 cents
20. Howdy Cloud, Kountze, Texas Canadian Football League
$26,351 WINNIPEG BLUE BOMBERS— 1892: $2 for a children’s 1923: Year subscription to push-button TorqueFlite per line.
1. Sherry Cervi, Marana, Ariz.
Signed WR David Ball. suit at The Golden Eagle. American News for $4. transmission for $3,000 at 1991: Tombstone Pizza for
United Football League
$94,266 SACRAMENTO MOUNTAIN LIONS— 1893: $3 for the best shoes 1924: 3-pound can of Aberdeen Motors. $2.99 at M&H.
2. Brittany Pozzi, Victoria, Texas
Signed QB Daunte Culpepper. in the world sold by H.P. Butter-Nut coffee for 1958: Ties for 57 cents at 1992: Swivel rocker for
3. Tana Poppino, Big Cabin, Okla. College Wolter. $1.45 at J.C. Penney Co. Mister’s Menswear. $169 at Budget Furniture.
4. Christina Richman, Glendora, Calif.
BIG EAST CONFERENCE—Named 1894: $4,500 for the cost 1925: Can of Campbell’s 1959: Steak dinner with all 1993: Winter escape vaca-
Kristen Brown director of sport administra-
$37,412 tion. of the bridge at Fort tomato soup for 10 cents the trimmings for $1.35 at tion package to Orlando
5. Jill Moody, Letcher , S.D. $33,871
6. Lisa Lockhart, Oelrichs, S.D.
COLORADO—Named Rodney Billups Pierre across the Bad Riv- at Heinzman Grocery. the Blackhawk Cafe. for $492 at Abbott Nervig
director of men’s basketball operations.
$32,670 ELON—Named Jack Wooten men’s er. 1926: Sweet corn for 10 1960: 100-pound bag of Travel.
7. Lindsay Sears, Nanton, Alberta
assistant basketball coach. 1895: Clean your dress cents per pound from sugar for $9.79 at Piggly 1994: Nintendo with Dr.
8. Layna Kight, Wills Point, Texas resignation of softball coach Rita Jordan. shirt for 10 cents at David Fritz of Bath. Wiggly. Mario game for $70 at
9. Annesa Self, Valley View, Texas
HARTFORD—Named Diana Consol-
magno women’s softball coach
Aberdeen Steam Laundry. 1927: Winchester Model 1961: Hi-top Converse Walmart.
$28,894 LA SALLE—Agreed to terms with 1896: With 250 clothing 12 shotgun for $47 at gym shoes for $4.75 at 1995: Bag of Doritos for
10. Nellie Williams, Cottonwood, Calif.
men’s basketball coach John Giannini on
a multiyear contract.
patterns featured each Sears. Webb’s Shoes. $1.97 at Kmart.
11. Janna Beam, Hallsville, Texas
OHIO WESLEYAN—Named Matt year, buy a copy of 1928: Trimmed sport hats 1962: New Rambler Amer- 1996: Save $86.24 in cou-
12. Lacy Wilson, Artesia, N.M.
Wackerly men’s and women’s cross coun-
Demorest’s Magazine for for ladies for $2.50 at Mil- ican deluxe 2-door sedan pons in the Jan. 7 edition
13. Molly Powell, Stephenville, Texas
TULSA—Dismissed RB Charles Ope- 35 cents. linery Department Store. — 28.7 miles per gallon of the American News.
seyitan for a violation of team rules.
UNION, N.Y.—Named Julie Chu 1897: Revito, which 1929: 30,000-mile guaran- — for $1,848 at Biegler 1997: A 10-oz. sirloin din-
14. Benette Barrington, Lubbock, women’s assistant ice hockey coach. restores vitality in men, tee car tire for $10.75 at Motors. ner for $9.95 at the Ward
$1 for a package at H.H. Montgomery Ward. 1963: Can of Campbell’s Hotel.
Sabin, druggist. 1930: Any movie showing tomato soup for 10 cents 1998: Ford Escort SE for
1898: Railroad workers for 15 cents before 1:30 at Gene’s Super Valu. $12,990 at Pierson Ford.
wanted for $2 per day. p.m. at the Lyric. 1964: Sears Kenmore 1999: Admission to North-
8 TH A NNUAL
NNUAL 1899: Hood’s colon pills
for 25 cents a bottle at
1931: Men’s overcoat for
$10 at Calmenson Cloth-
dryer for $87.
1965: Prime rib for $1.75
ern State musical “Broth-
ers” is $7 for adults, $6
J.H. Firey’s. ing Co. at the Rhine Room in the for seniors, $5 for 12 and
1900: Corn for $13 a ton 1932: American News Super City Mall. under and free for NSU
at Anderson & Pretzer. classified ads for 1 cent a 1966: 5 cents for a stamp students.
1901: The citizens of word. at the U.S. Post Office. 2000: 2-pound jar of grape
Andover are offering 1933: Can of Campbell’s 1967: Monaural reel-to- jelly for 79 cents at Ken’s.
$1,000 to anyone who will tomato soup for 7 cents at reel tape recorder for 2001: 1 gallon of oil-base
build a $5,000 or more Red Owl. $79.95 at Aberdeen TV barn paint for $8.99 at
J ULY 11 - 19, 2010
J ULY 11- 19 , 2010 hotel in their town. 1934: Get married in and Appliance. Runnings.
1902: Private Smith Cigars Aberdeen for $17.85 ($10 1968: Two six-packs of 2002: Golf cart rental for
New products & businesses are added daily! for 5 cents at Kuhles and for pastor, $3.50 to hire Coke for 89 cents with nine holes is $10.50 at
Plus these participating businesses: Stock. band for dance, $2.25 for bottle deposit at Fairway Lee Park Golf Course.
1903: Women can earn up license, $1.50 for hall Foods. 2003: Complete radiator
Aberdeen Chrysler Center Jane Green to $6 per day selling Fem- rental, 60 cents for 1969: Admission to swim- system flush for $29.99 at
Aberdeen Lawn Care Jimmy’s Pizza Cura to cure run-down cigars). ming pool is 25 cents for Firestone.
Aberdeen Monument K&T Irrigation women plus improve their 1935: Eyelet batiste adults, 10 cents for chil- 2004: Four 12-packs of
Aberdeen Pro Clean Ken’s Alignment complexion at the same dresses for $2.69, or two dren and $15 for family Coke for $9 at econo-
time. for $5 at Sudow’s. season pass. foods.
Ag Plus Kesteloot Enterprises 1904: Hub City Iron 1936: $31.45 — the cost of 1970: Barrel of Monkeys 2005: Captain Crunch for
America’s Mattress Klein’s Works will pay $6 a ton having a baby at the for $1.88 at White Drug. $1.69 at Bargain Mart.
Angerhofer Mudjacking Lang’s Audio, TV & Appliance for cast scrap iron. Aberdeen hospital. 1971: Corn is 94 cents per 2006: Spaghetti dinner for
Artz Camera Lantern Inn 1905: Honey Dew Jam in 1937: Frozen cabbage, 50 bushel. $5 at the Eagles Club.
Bert’s Trucks Malchow’s glass jars for 19 cents at pounds for 50 cents at 1972: Tacos for 35 cents at 2007: Digital prints for 19
Geo. Martin and Son Blue Marvicks, great for Taco John’s. cents at Artz.
Brewster Building Center Mattress Matters Front Grocery. chicken feed. 1973: 3-pound can of Folg- 2008: Distressed oak
Budget Blinds Millstone Family Restaurant 1906: $3,000 for nice 1938: Hydrox cookies, 1- er’s coffee for $2.39 at hardwood for $7.99 a
Bur-Mar’s Northland Auto Center eight-room home plus pound package for 39 Rway National Food square foot at Floormax.
Carrels Family Dental Olde Bank Floral N More barn 250 feet off cents at Arcola Grocery. Stores. 2009: $5 for a Monster
Climate Control Papa Murphy’s Pizza Aberdeen’s Main Street, 1939: Boys’ wool sweater 1974: Full-service gas for Burger every Monday at
contact D.P. Burnette. for 87 cents at Calmen- 29 cents a gallon at Ann’s VFW.
Combined Pool & Spa Qdoba 1907: Fur coat for $42 at son’s. Pit Stop. 2010: Spring bicycle tune-
Common Sense Mfg Quarterdeck Resort Olwin-Angell Store. 1940: Men’s overcoat for 1975: Yahtzee for $1.99 at up for $30 at Dakota Out-
Cox Flooring Rainforest Casino 1908: Brass candlestick for $16.75 at S&L Co. Woolworth’s. doors.
Culver’s Ramada 75 cents at Voedisch Jew- 1941: Men’s suit for $14 at 1976: 8-pack of 16-ounce
elry Company. Montgomery Ward. Bubble Up Cola for $1 John Papendick is the manag-
Curves For Women Real Tuff Farm Products ing news-sports editor for the
1909: Hat pins for $1 at 1942: Invest 10 percent of plus deposit at Osco
D Bar P Bumpers Red Rooster Coffee House D.G. Gallett Jewelry. your weekly paycheck in Drug. American News. Readers tell
D’Luxe Car Wash & Lube Revive Day Spa and e-mail him with stuff plus
1910: Open up a bank War Bonds to help the 1977: Three hard-shell he reads all the daily newspa-
D’s Fastfood & Catering Riddles Jewelry account at Dakota U.S. buy the thousands of tacos for $1 at Aunt pers in South Dakota on a daily
Dakota Dates Runnings Farm & Fleet National Bank with $1 or $425 motorcycles it needs Chilotta’s Mexican Res- basis. Reach him at jpapen-
Dakota Hot Tubs Safety Service taurant. dick@ aberdeennews.com. Blog:
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Domino’s Pizza Sewer Duck
DVC Girls Vac Center SkateAway
Elston Manufacturing Slumberland Furniture
Engel Music Supply Sodak Sport & Bait
Flock Buster Sound Decisions
Foltz Building Stur D Products
Godfathers Pizza Sunderman Manufacturing
Harr Motors Timber Creek
House of Glass Tuffernhell Livestock Equip
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Famous faces GrandPre Baum
of Aberdeen Antil helped the Gophers
win three national titles in
the mid-1930s. He was
chosen in the first pro
football draft by Philadel-
phia, which offered him
$100 a game, but he
month. instead took a coaching
I am and teaching job in
doing a Aberdeen that paid more
series of than $3,000. Antil later
Tuesday columns on his-
Papendick became good friends with
torical Aberdeen events. Ripken Jr. Mooney Green Bay Packers coach
Vince Lombardi, who had
Here is the second one on
Antil design the Green
the 125 most famous peo-
ple to ever have lived in Bay Packers logo.
s Clementine “Tiny”
Whom did I miss? Let nationally known attorney
me know at known for her outstanding
jpapendick@aberdeenne- judicial service and sup-
ws.com: port to children.
s Author L. Frank Baum. s Pro football player Robb
s Sisseton native and White.
former Miami Dolphins s Director of the Bureau
owner Joe Robbie. of Indian Affairs Mike
s U.S. Senate leader Tom Black.
Daschle. s Director of the Bureau
s Eureka native Allen H. of Indian Education Keith
s Crazy Horse Memorial s Dances with Wolves/
carving foreman Casimir Walker Texas Ranger
“Cas” Ziolkowski (North- actor Floyd Red Crow
ern State student). Westerman.
s David C. Jones, U.S. Air s Dennis Brown and Ron
Force general and former Rivett , co-founders of
chairman of the Joint Super 8 Motels.
Chiefs of Staff. s Former South Dakota
s American artist Oscar Gov. Ralph Herseth.
Howe. s NFL quarterback Brooks
s College basketball coach Bollinger.
Don Meyer. s Marvin Allen Stokes,
s Baseball Hall of Famer who became one of the
Cal Ripken Jr. world’s leading authorities
s Baseball manager Terry on tree rings.
Francona. s Gordon Haug, advertis-
s Baseball pitcher Justin ing artist for Olwin-Angel
Duchscherer. department store in
s World champion pole Aberdeen who drew the
vaulter Brad Walker. famous Philbert the Pheas-
s Football quarterball ant cartoon for years in
Josh Heupel who led Okla- the American News, which
homa to the 2000 national dealt with the Aberdeen
championship. Pheasants baseball team.
s Brigadier General s Native American leader
LaVerne G. Saunders, Drifting Goose.
World War II U.S. Air s Gen. Samuel H. Jumper,
Force general. first person to spend a
s Matlock actress Julie night in the confines of the
Sommars. original city limits of
s American mystery Aberdeen.
writer Joseph Hansen. s Bob Oates, a longtime
s South Dakota Gov. sportswriter for The L.A.
Charles N. Herreid. Times, who covered 39
s Harry Potter illustrator consecutive Super Bowls.
Mary GrandPré. Finally, here are the
s American musician and mayors of Aberdeen:
conductor Thomas Dunn. 1. E.H. Alley, 1882-83.
s Composer John Caca- 2. John Garland, 1883-83
vas, who composed the (served only 1 month,
music for the TV shows took too much time).
Hawaii Five-O, Matlock, 3. Phil Skillman, 1883-85
Kojak and many others. (re-elected in 1884 by get-
s Baseball pitcher Don ting 371 of the 373 votes
Larsen, only pitcher to cast).
ever throw perfect game 4. John T. McChesney,
Former Aberdeen Pheasants pitcher Don Larsen was the only pitcher to ever throw perfect game and no
and no hitter in World
5. Phil Skillman, 1886-87.
hitter in a World Series. After that win in 1956, Larsen’s teammates run to congratulate him, including
6. R.A. Mills, 1887-88.
catcher Yogi Berra (8) who jumped into Larsen’s arms. AP File Photo
s Academy award-winning
7. A.W. Pratt, 1888-89.
actor Spencer Tracy (who
Aberdeen became the first the Spanish-American uled for release in 2011. Desert Storm. 8. B.F. Sterns, 1889-90.
worked the soda fountain
known American to give War. Bruce Baillie, nationally Dean Peterson, the cre- 9. Rober Moody, 1890-92.
in the building where the s s
s The Rev. Robert Haire, known experimental film- ator of the Kodak Insta- 10. A.C. Witte, 1892-94.
Palm Garden is now and birth to her own grand-
first pastor of Sacred maker. matic camera. 11. Samuel H. Jumper,
he had relatives here). children, Chelsea and
s Al “Bucketfoot” Sim- Heart, one of the founders s Wisconsin All-American s John Miller, who helped 1894-96.
Chad Uchytil. Schweitzer 12. D. McGlachlin, 1896-
mons, Major League Base- was implanted with eggs of the Socialist Party in kicker Taylor Mehlhaff, develop software for the
South Dakota, free thinker who played in the NFL. very first Global Position- 98.
ball two-time batting from daughter Christa, who was instrumental in s Matilda Joslyn Gage, ing System. 13. C.J. Hute, 1898-1900.
champion and hall of who did not have a uterus. 14. J.E. Adams, 1900-02.
famer who played for starting NSU, St. Luke’s suffragist, Native Ameri- s 1973 first-round draft
s Ron Holgate, who won a Hospital and churches can activist, abolitionist, choice of the Houston Oil- 15. A.S. Reed, 1902-04.
Aberdeen in the Dakota 1969 Tony Award for best 16. A.N. Aldrich, 1904-10.
League of the early 1920s. throughout the area. freethinker and author. ers who played four years
supporting actor as Rich- s Meda Mason, social s Nationally known pot- in the NFL, George 17. H.J. Rock, 1910-11.
s Tony Lazzeri, Major
ard Henry Lee in the origi- leader, business owner, tery artist Twilla Brock. Amundson. Set a national 18. E.M. Hall, 1911-16.
League Baseball hall of 19. A.N. Aldrich, 1916-21.
famer who played for nal Broadway production actress. s Nationally known film- high school discus record
of “1776.” s Hamlin Garland, home- maker and composer at Aberdeen Central. 20. E.M. Hall, 1921-26.
Aberdeen in the Dakota 21. John S. Wade, 1926-31.
League of the early 1920s. s Joe Engelhart of North- steader, lecturer and Bruce Baillie. s War hero and Brig. Gen.
author who won a Pulitzer s World-known soprano Donald Goodman, who 22. I.N. Douglas, 1931-36.
Was part of the famed ern State, who ran the
Prize. Kristi Vensand-Hall. served as chief of staff for 23. Ira Kruger, 1936-41.
New York Yankees’ Mur- 100-yard dash in a state 24. O.M. Tiffany, 1941-46.
s Longtime Major League s First basketball coach at the U.S. Defense Intelli-
derer’s Row that helped record 9.9 seconds on May 25. J.E. Gorder, 1946-49.
Baseball scout Billy Gay- Northern Normal and gence Agency.
the New York Yankees 14, 1935, at the Aberdeen ton. Industrial School Fred W. s Accomplished actors 26. R.S. Wallace, 1949-54.
win six world titles. Relays on a muddy track. s Major League Baseball Smith, whose court full of and brothers Eddie and 27. Ernie Gundersen,
s Nationally known sculp- It helped earned him the 1954-56.
Hall of Fame pitcher Jim lifetime accomplishments Michael Spears.
tor Ben Victor. title of “the fastest human Palmer. included being commis- s Early famous pilot Vic- 28. L.G. Saunders, 1956-
s Aberdonian J.L.W. Ziet- 1956 (mayor only three
in the Dakotas.” He quali- s Major League Baseball sioned to do the first state- tor Loomis, who per-
low, invented the auto- fied for the 1936 Olympics player Dave Nicholson, wide biology study of formed acrobatic tricks at days, May 7-10. A recount
matic telephone dialing who hit one of the longest South Dakota. His final county fairs in the 1920s showed he lost election).
system and built and oper- but did not have the
money to get to Chicago, homers in MLB history — report was “over 100 and ’30s, including his act 29. J. Clifton Hurlbert,
ated the first telephone a 573-footer at Chicago’s pages filled with fine where he taught a monkey 1956-69.
line in the area. where the U.S. team
Comiskey Park on May 6, details and sketches,” and to parachute from his 30. William E. Hauck,
s South Dakota U.S. Rep. would leave for Berlin,
1964. won him statewide and plane. 1969-72.
and Sisseton native Ben Germany. s Major League Baseball national acclaim. s Loel Schrader, who once 31. Jeff Solem, 1972-81.
Reifel. s In 1944, Cresbard farm- player Mark Belanger. s World-known oil painter worked for his hometown 32. Robert Nikolas, 1981-
s World War I war hero boy Lt. Cecil E. Harris was s Major League Baseball and artist Diana (Bullock) Aberdeen American News, 81 (acting mayor for five
and South Dakota U.S. the nation’s leading active player Al Bumbry. Williamson. covered college football in months).
Rep. Royal C. Johnson. flying ace of World War II. s Major League Baseball s Roger Baird, helped California for more than 33. Del Janusz, 1981-86.
s South Dakota U.S. Sen. The 27-year-old Navy Hell- player Andy Etchebarren. establish nuclear power as 60 years. 34. Tim Rich, 1986-99.
James H. Kyle. cat pilot had 24 confirmed s Major League Baseball a source of electric power s Justin “Sam” Barry, who 35. Tom Hopper, 1999-
s Fakir Musafar (born kills. He shot down four player Lou Piniella. generation in the U.S. and was born Dec. 17, 1892, in 2004.
Roland Loomis here in enemy planes in one day s Major League Baseball other countries. Aberdeen, was the win- 36. Mike Levsen, 2004-.
1930), who is considered player Bob Turley. s World-renowned burn ningest basketball coach
three times. The NSU
the father of the modern s Actress Debra Mooney, specialist Dr. Clifford in University of South Cal- John Papendick is the managing
body modification tech- graduate learned to fly by news-sports editor for the Ameri-
who grew up in Ellendale, Boeckman. ifornia history. Barry’s
niques such as body pierc- enrolling in the school’s has appeared in TV series s World-renowned heart teams won eight confer- can News. Readers tell and e-
ing, scarification and tat- Civilian Pilot Training such as Grey’s Anatomy, transplant specialist Dr. ence crowns and posted mail him with stuff plus he
course. reads all the daily newspapers in
tooing. Psych, The Closer, Boston James Pierce. 32 consecutive wins over South Dakota on a daily basis.
s The Fischer Quints. s Charles Howard, busi- Legal and Cold Case and s Keith Rozendal, devel- crosstown rival UCLA. Reach him at jpapendick@
s On Oct. 12, 1991, nessman, investor, finan- is currently making movie oped radar reflectors to s University of Minnesota aberdeennews.com. Blog:
Arlette Schweitzer of cial leader and soldier in The Last Godfather sched- help U.S. military in football All-American Ray www.my605.com/sports.
4B www.aberdeennews.com Tuesday, June 22, 2010
celebrating 125 years
ABOVE: In 2007, Taylor Swift stormed through Aberdeen before
she took the country music industry by storm. American News
Photo by John Davis RIGHT: With the help of former South Dakota
Gov. Bill Janklow (standing in background), Presidential candi-
date George H.W. Bush campaigned in Aberdeen in 1988. American
News File Photo
to have made
stop in Hub City
Ann Landers Jesse Paul Harvey Chief Dolly Parton Buster Jeanne Pat Summitt Charley Geraldine
Owens Sitting Bull Olney Dixon Pride Ferraro
The Amer- Howard Taft on Oct. 23, Tom Osborne. s Hall of Fame basketball s “Smokey” Joe Mendel of s Gerry Spence, the most
ican News 1911. s Olympic gold medal coach John Wooden. Onida, led Onida High famous high-profile trial
is celebrat- s President Franklin wrestler Rulon Gardner. s Major League Baseball School to the 1926 state lawyer in the United
ing its Roosevelt on Aug. 28, s Baseball manager and player Lou Brock. track title over Sioux Falls States. He did not lose a
125th 1936. Bridgewater native Sparky s Major League Baseball Washington 20-191⁄2, criminal case with a trial
anniver- s Presidential candidate Anderson. player Gaylord Perry. scored all Onida’s points by jury in the more than
sary this George McGovern in s Dolly Parton. s Major League Baseball by winning the long jump, 50 years he practiced law.
month. 1972. s Crazy Horse sculptor player Willie Stargell. 100-, 200- and 440-yard- s American Army Gen.
I am s Future president and Korczak Ziolkowski and s Major League Baseball dashes. Billy Mitchell, who is
doing a former California gover- wife Ruth. player Joe Perry. s Pro Wrestler Andre the regarded as the father of
John series of nor Ronald Reagan on s Gutzon Borglum, sculp- s Major League Baseball Giant. the U.S. Air Force.
Papendick Tuesday July 23, 1975. tor of Mount Rushmore. player Joe Pepitone. s Pro Wrestler Jesse Ven- s Major League Baseball
columns on historical s Former president Bill s Porter Wagoner. s Major League Baseball tura. hall of famer, Henry
Aberdeen events. Here is Clinton on June 2, 2008. s Charley Pride. player Steve Carlton. s Pro Wrestler Greg “Hammering Hank”
the third one on the 125 s Presidential candidate s On Jan. 4, 1967, legend- s Major League Baseball Gagne. Aaron, who hit a home run
most famous people to Hillary Clinton on May 15, ary baseball pitcher player Joe Torre. s Pro Wrestler “The in Aberdeen.
ever have visited 2008. Satchel Paige appeared at s Major League Baseball Sheik”. s Kevin Garnett, who
Aberdeen. s Presidential candidate the Aberdeen Civic Arena player Bob Uecker. s Mixed Martial Arts played his first NBA game
Whom did I miss? Let Barack Obama on May 31, as he traveled with the s Major League Baseball world heavyweight cham- at Wachs Arena in
me know at 2008. Harlem Globetrotters. player Sandy Alomar. pion and World Wrestling Aberdeen as a member of
jpapendick@aberdeenne- s Presidential candidate s In the 1890s, Deacon s Major League Baseball Entertainment former the Minnesota Timber-
ws.com: Eugene McCarthy on May Phillippe of Ashton player Ken Griffey Sr. champion Brock Lesnar of wolves.
s Chief Sitting Bull. 15, 1968. pitched several times in s Actor Kevin Costner. Webster. s NASCAR legend Rich-
s Comedian Jack Benny. s Presidential candidate Aberdeen. He would later s Super Bowl-winning s The Lettermen. ard Petty.
s Comedian Eddie Ander- Theodore Roosevelt in pitch in the first World kicker and Rapid City s The Rolling Stones. s NASCAR driver Michael
son (who played Jack Ben- September 1900 Series game in 1903 for native Adam Vinatieri. s Guy Lombardo and His Waltrip.
ny’s sidekick, Rochester) s Presidential candidate the Pittsburgh Pirates s WNBA player Becky Orchestra. s NASCAR driver Terry
s ESPN baseball guru John F. Kennedy on June against the Boston Red Hammon of Rapid City. s Football quarterback LaBonte.
Buster Olney. 18, 1960 (he attended Sox. s Mobridge native and and former Minnesota s NASCAR driver Earnie
s Man from Uncle actor church at Sacred Heart s Eureka natives, sisters 1924 Olympic gold medal- Vikings head coach Norm Irvan.
Robert Vaughn. and stayed at the Ward and founding members of ist trapshooter Frank Van Brocklin, who was s NASCAR driver Brett
s Band leader Lawrence Hotel). the Ladies Professional Hughes. born in Parade, near Eagle Bodine.
Welk. s Presidential candidate Golf Association Marlene s Major League Baseball Butte. s NASCAR driver Jimmie
s Lawrence Welk’s 32- Richard Nixon on April Bauer Hagge and Alice player Tony Oliva. s Doc Severinsen. Johnson.
year accordionist and 27, 1968. Bauer. s Major League Baseball s Boston Pops Orchestra. s NASCAR driver Tony
Roslyn native Myron Flo- s Presidential candidate s Taylor Swift. player Rod Carew. s R.E.O. Speedwagon. Stewart.
ren. Robert F. Kennedy on s Charlie Daniels. s Radio legend Paul s Major League Baseball s NFL player Jim Mar-
s John Denver. May 11, 1968. s Glenn Campbell. Harvey. executive and Webster shall.
s John Philip Sousa. s Vice presidential candi- s Kenny Chesney. s Jack Manders of Mil- native Laurel Prieb (also s Minnesota Twins man-
s Baseball’s Ted Williams date Geraldine Ferraro in s Martina McBride. bank, three-time All-Pro spent 28 years with Twins ager Ron Gardenhire.
(spoke at the 1965 ban- 1984. s Brooks & Dunn. halfback for Chicago and the Brewers). s Former Minnesota
quet for the 39th annual s Presidential candidate s The Oak Ridge Boys. Bears. s Osmond Brothers. Twins manger Tom Kelly.
American Legion World George H.W. Bush in s Three Dog Night. s Randy Lewis of Rapid s Sha na na. s Johnny Cash, along with
Series played in 1988. s Marie Osmond. City, 1984 Olympic gold s Former NBC news June Carter, Anita Carter
Aberdeen). s President George W. s Jesse Owens, who won medalist in wrestling. anchor Tom Brokaw, who and Cash daughters Rose-
s President William McK- Bush on Oct. 31, 2002. four Olympic gold medals s Brothers, Mobridge was born in Webster and anne and Rosie.
inley on Oct. 14, 1899. (He s Vice presidential candi- in 1936, served as the natives and Olympic wres- has family in Bristol. s Tennessee women’s bas-
was the first U.S. presi- date Harry Truman on celebrity announcer for a tlers Jim and Bill Scherr. s Bellamy Brothers. ketball coach Pat Sum-
dent to visit South Dakota Oct. 22, 1944. Harlem Globetroters game s Brothers, Doland s Midwest TV personality mitt.
and brought his full Cabi- s Major League Baseball in Aberdeen in March natives and Olympic wres- Captain 11 (Dave s 1992 Indianapolis 500
net and First Lady Ida player Roger Maris. 1948. tlers Duane and Dennis Dedrick) of Sioux Falls. rookie of the year driver
McKinley, who stayed on s Olympic gold medalist s Duke Ellington. Koslowski. s TV weatherman Willard Lyn St. James.
the train so she would not swimmer Rowdy Gaines. s Righteous Brothers. s Cindy Greiner of Wil- Scott. John Papendick is the managing
risk having an epileptic fit s Olympic gold medalist s Neil Diamond. mot, only three-time s Newspaper advice col- news-sports editor for the Ameri-
in public. The president can News. Readers tell and e-
runner and South Dakota s The Carpenters. Olympian from South umnist Ann Landers.
mail him with stuff plus he
was on tour welcoming native Billy Mills. s Ray Charles. Dakota in track and field. s TV anchor Dan Rather. reads all the daily newspapers in
home U.S. troops who had s NBA player and Mitchell s Nationally syndicated s NBA player and Rapid s Earl Warren, who was South Dakota. Reach him at jpa-
fought in the Philippines.) native Mike Miller. columnist and psychic City native Eric Piatkows- the 14th chief justice of pendick@ aberdeennews.com.
s President William s College football coach Jeanne Dixon. ki. the United States. Blog: www.my605.com/sports.
4B www.aberdeennews.com Tuesday, June 29, 2010
Many rare moments mark Aberdeen’s history
The Amer- horse-drawn in the city.
ican News s In 1979, Brown County
is celebrat- commissioners banned
ing its smoking during their
anniver- s On April 26, 2010, 1982
sary this Aberdeen Central gradu-
month. ate Mike Black was named
I am director of the Bureau of
doing a Indian Affairs. A few days
series of later, 1990 Northern State
Tuesday columns on his- graduate Keith Moore was
torical Aberdeen events. named director of the
Here is the fourth one on Bureau of Indian Educa-
the 125 rarest moments in tion.
Aberdeen history. Below s The work of Aberdeen
and in the two photo- graphic designer Troy
graphs are the first 65. McQuillen (now an
What did I miss? Let Aberdeen business owner)
me know at jpapendick@ was used nationally in
aberdeennews.com: 1999 to promote ABC/
s On May 26, 1928, U.S. production “Cleopatra,” a
champion rope walker TV mini-series.
Professor LeRoy stretched s Aberdeen was built on a
a rope from the Sherman frog pond.
House to the Aberdeen s In 1967, the electricity
National Bank and walked went out in Aberdeen.
across it. Among the casualties
s Steve Dalkowski threw a were 400 loaves of bread
no-hitter to beat Grand ruined that were in the
Forks 6-0 to give the ovens of the Northside
Aberdeen Pheasants their Bakery when the power
12th win in a row on May During big events like elections, hundreds would gather around the Aberdeen American News to get
17, 1959. The volatile results. In this July 4, 1923, photo, people wait to hear the results of the heavyweight championship fight s In 1952, Aberdeen had
Dalkowski struck out 21 between champion Jack Dempsey and Thomas Gibbons. Dempsey won by decision in 15 rounds. Dempsey 38 grocery stores.
and walked eight. won $200,000, Gibbons received expense money, and the local backers and the Montana town of Shelby s In 2001, author and film-
Aberdeen manager Earl went broke putting on the fight. American News File Photos maker Fred Bull of
Weaver would later call Aberdeen, Scotland, vis-
Dalkowski the fastest s Aberdeen got a record ited Aberdeen as part of
pitcher by far he had ever 110 inches of snow during his trek that covered
seen, but that Dalkowski’s the winter of 1936-37. 80,000 miles in search of
lack of control kept him s Aberdeen became the 28 villages, towns and cit-
from having a brilliant center of the media world ies named Aberdeen. As a
Major League career. when the Fischer quintu- result, he wrote the book
s The first Super 8, with plets were born Sept. 14, “A World of Aberdeen”
60 rooms, was opened in 1963, at St. Luke’s Hospi- and produced the docu-
1974 in Aberdeen and still tal. They were the fourth mentary “In Search of
operates today as the set of quintuplets in the Aberdeen.”
Super 8 Aberdeen East. world to survive and the s In 1940, St. Luke’s Hos-
Super 8 was founded by first American quints to pital bought Lincoln Hos-
Aberdeen’s Dennis Brown survive infancy. pital in Aberdeen, which
and Ron Rivett. s Most members of the Nine railroad tracks once came in and out of Aberdeen. From above, the rail- was 12 blocks away. It
s Dorthy Lockington of 1964 Aberdeen Pheasant road tracks converging in Aberdeen resembled the spokes of a wheel con- took seven months for
Aberdeen was the first baseball team were in verging at a hub, hence the nickname “Hub City of the Dakotas.” horses and tractors to pull
South Dakota Snow town, but General Man- on rollers the 4,000-ton,
Queen in 1947, the famous ager Cal Ripkin Sr. had when Boston beat Cincin- sank in the northern Mehlhaff of Aberdeen. four-story Lincoln building
annual festival held in not yet arrived because his nati 2-0 in 75 minutes. Atlantic Ocean on April s Aberdeen once had 32 next to St. Luke’s.
Aberdeen. vehicle was broken down s The rarest of treats 15, 1912. tennis courts, giving it the s Two preschool play-
s In 1928, Charles in Mitchell. awaited Aberdeen-area s During World War II, most tennis courts in the mates in Aberdeen were
Howard of Aberdeen won s Some Aberdeen resi- baseball fans on June 8, Aberdeen became famous country per capita. Josh Heupel and Brooks
the first Dakota Open, dents were extras in the 1964. Manager Hank for feeding troops pheas- s Former American News Bollinger. Both grew up to
now one of the oldest Academy Award-winning Bauer and his Baltimore ant sandwiches at the Red arts and entertainment be starting quarterbacks
annual golf tournaments “Dances with Wolves” that Orioles beat the Aberdeen Cross/USO Canteen in reporter Don Hall came for major college teams
in the nation. was filmed in South Dako- Pheasants 6-3 in an exhibi- Aberdeen. up with Avon’s “Ding (Heupel at Oklahoma and
s Landmarks like the free ta. tion game at Aberdeen s In 1976, two former dong, Avon calling” cam- Bollinger at Wisconsin)
Storybook Land/Land of s Two of the 24 inductees Municipal Ball Park. Aberdeen Central wres- paign when he worked for and were NFL draft picks.
Oz and the lighted Capitol in the 2007 University of s On June 16, 1963, tlers, Stan Opp and Steve a New York City advertis- s In 1928, one single block
Theatre make Aberdeen a Southern California Hall Aberdeen Pheasants first Lovrien, advanced to the ing agency. of Aberdeen’s Main Street
rare and beautiful place to of Fame are from baseman Jim Rouse made U.S. Olympic trials in s Aberdeen is home to had six hotels, three res-
live. Aberdeen: Loel Schrader, an unassisted triple play New York. one of only 12 Bureau of taurants, five clothing
s Aberdeen had three who covered college foot- against Duluth-Superior in s In August 2006 while in Indian Affairs offices in stores, one tailor, two fur-
mayors in three days in ball in California for more Aberdeen. In the fifth Aberdeen to perform at the United States. niture stores, two pool
1956. On May 7, Ernie than 60 years, and Justin inning, Duluth-Superior’s the Brown County Fair, s In 1965, Tom Daschle halls, three barbers, two
Gundersen woke up as “Sam” Barry, the win- Paul Pavelko was on sec- Lonestar members Jason was elected president of employment agencies,
mayor of Aberdeen. He ningest basketball coach ond, and Zeke DeLong Robinson and Keech Rain- his senior class at three movie theatres, two
was retiring and moving in USC history. was on first. With a 3-2 water made a video about Aberdeen Central High confectioners, a cigar man-
to Vermont, so later that s On Oct. 9, 1915, Mark count and a hit-and-run people’s bad parking hab- School. ufacturer, six lawyers, a
day, L.G. Saunders was Payne led the Dakota Wes- on, Bill Falk of Duluth- its in Aberdeen that s Aberdeen residents jewelry manufacturer, two
sworn in as mayor. Saun- leyan football team to a Superior hit a rocket line- became a YouTube sensa- fought to keep the Dakota accountants, one hair-
ders had beaten J. Clifton win over Northern Normal drive down the first-base tion. Territory as one state dresser, two dentists, one
Hurlbert by five votes in and Industrial School 20-0 line. Rouse caught the ball s On Aug. 16, 1919, because many locals felt dental laboratory, one auc-
the recent election. How- by dropkicking a national and stepped on first to Aberdeen patrolman Aberdeen had a great tioneer, two fruit broker-
ever, a recount showed record 63-yard field goal force out DeLong for the Joseph Daly was killed in chance to become the age companies, one
Hurlbert had won. At 3:20 in Aberdeen. It is still the second out. He then ran to the line of duty in a traffic state capital if the land heating equipment con-
p.m. May 10, Saunders dropkick national record. second base to beat accident. was not divided into two tractor, two coal compa-
graciously stepped aside, s In a 1977 fund-raiser for Pavelko to the bag and s On Sept. 17, 2005, there states. nies, a mining and fuel
and Hurlbert accepted the Muscular Dystrophy, forced him out. Rouse was a 37-degree drop in s On Oct. 7, 1916, the company, a loan office,
mayor’s position. Snoopies Lounge in later explained that he temperature in 51⁄2 hours American News devoted two chiropractors, a goods
s Charles Prior, who Aberdeen sponsored a was too excited to throw from the start of the Wis- one of its two phones at mercantile company, one
established a 16-block goldfish-eating contest. to second and thought he sota Western 100 races to the newspaper as a special building contractor, one
town site in 1881, named Steve Brown of Aberdeen might throw the ball the end at Brown County line that people could call investment company,
it Aberdeen in honor of his downed more than 200 away. Speedway in Aberdeen. to get updates on the big three real estate agencies,
boss Alexander Mitchell, goldfish. s During a 48-hour period s In the 1950s, the Kelly college football game in two land companies, a
whose hometown was s Pukwana beat Crandall in 2007 on May 4-6, and Miller Circus made Aberdeen between the fruit market, a grocery
Aberdeen, Scotland. 5-1 in 72 minutes during Aberdeen was flooded stops at the Brown University of South store, several apartments,
s The Kimball organ that the second day of the with 9.12 inches of rain. County Fairgrounds in Dakota and the University a Western Union Tele-
was originally built for the State Amateur tourney on s Aberdeen hosted the Aberdeen. It featured of Montana. The newspa- graph office, and a Chris-
Capitol movie theater in Aug. 30, 1938, in the fast- South Dakota state fairs in more than 200 animals, per advertised, “CALL tian Science reading room.
Aberdeen is housed in the est South Dakota amateur 1889, 1890, 1893 and including giraffes, hippo- 1172; DO NOT CALL s Cost to build Central
Alaskan statehouse in baseball nine-inning game 1984. potamuses and rhinocer- 1171.” Montana won 11-0. High School in 1911 was
Juneau. in history at the Municipal s Aberdeen beer salesman oses and 21 elephants. s In 1963, there were $185,000. In 2004, the cost
s The $9.6 million Joseph Ball Park in Aberdeen. Ole Thorstenson and s In 1974, Northern can- eight daily flights to and for new Central was $27
H. Barnett Center on the The fastest nine-inning Langford native Ole Olson celed its spring produc- from Aberdeen. million.
Northern State campus game in Major League his- were among the 1,517 vic- tion of “Treasure Island” s When the American s The 39th annual Ameri-
opened Oct. 23, 1987. tory was on Aug. 10, 1944, tims when the Titanic because area elementary News celebrated moving can Legion World Series
and secondary students, into its new building in was played in Aberdeen in
the play’s main audience, 1951, world famous comic 1965. Charlotte, N.C., won
were unable to attend
because of the cost and
lack of gasoline. Gas
prices had topped 60
strip creator Al Capp cre-
ated a special Li’l Abner
comic to honor the
Aberdeen newspaper and
the eight-day event that
drew 15,549 fans.
s A three-day tractor dem-
onstration drew more than
cents a gallon the week its new building. 50,000 visitors to
GO before the performance.
s Before Aberdeen,
Columbia was the original
s On Feb. 7, 1981, hun-
dreds of clowns invaded
Aberdeen as the Midwest
Aberdeen in 1919.
s On Aug. 2, 1991,
NASCAR Winston Cup
county seat of Brown Shrine Clown Association drivers Richard Petty,
County. In the battle for had its week-long winter Michael Waltrip, Terry
the county seat, there was meeting in the city. LaBonte, Earnie Irvan,
a series of night-time s Six of the eight North Brett Bodine and Rick
raids, where citizens from Central Airline flights out Wilson borrowed cars
each town would steal the of Aberdeen were 100- from local drivers for a 15-
county records and bring passenger DC-9 jets begin- lap race at Brown County
them back to their town. ning in May 1968. Speedway. Irvan won, fol-
s Not too many 25,000- s Twenty babies were lowed by Waltrip, LaBon-
resident communities born at St. Luke’s Hospital te, Petty, Bodine and
have two colleges and during one week in Febru- Wilson.
three high schools like ary 1986. s The Northern State
Aberdeen does. s 1926 was a bad year for women’s basketball team,
s In 1886, Aberdeen’s fire hotels in Aberdeen: The which won national titles
department was in Mitch- Sherman burned down on in 1992 and 1994, set a
ell competing in a state- June 26, and the Alonzo national record for its divi-
wide firemen’s competi- Ward burned on Thanks- sion with 45 wins in a row
tion when a major fire giving Day. Both were in 1995.
broke out and burned rebuilt.
down a grain elevator s Aberdeen had a street John Papendick is the managing
business. trolley system from 1910 news-sports editor for the Ameri-
s For three games during to 1922. can News. Readers tell and e-
the 2008 NFL season, two s The Spaulding Auto mail him with stuff plus he
reads all the daily newspapers in
A 50¢ PER ROUND of the 32 kicking jobs Company started South Dakota on a daily basis.
CAPITAL belonged to South Dako- Aberdeen’s first taxicab
IMPROVEMENT FEE Reach him at jpapendick@
WILL BE COLLECTED tans in Adam Viniatari of system on March 5, 1911. aberdeennews.com. Blog:
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Tuesday, July 6, 2010 www.aberdeennews.com 3B
More rare moments in Hub City history
umns on historical
Aberdeen events. Here is
the fifth one on the 125
rarest moments in
Aberdeen history. Below
are the second 60 (the
first 65 ran June 29).
What did I miss? Let
me know at
s Brown County Sheriff
I.C. Fulker of Aberdeen
was killed July 1, 1923, on
a train near Wolverton,
Minn. Fulker was taking
Edwin Rust to Aberdeen Boston Red Sox manager Terry Francona (left, with player David Ortiz) was
to face a robbery charge once the richest baby in Aberdeen. AP Photo
when Rust killed Fulker.
After a 11⁄2-month man-
hunt, Rust was shot to Aberdeen. their point, they wrote who led the Saints men
death in a gun battle with s Aberdeen had its wet- that if a new gym were not with 31 points. John Hep-
St. Paul police on Aug. 17. test year ever in 1998 with built, “let’s run races in perle scored 11.
See www.my605.com/ 28.5 inches of precipita- the library.” The following s For a bunch of people
sports for the complete tion (state record is 48.42 week, they urged their fel- who make their living
story. inches in 1946 in Dead- low students to please using words, a series of
s Future Hall of Famer wood). stop running races in the deaths at the American
and career stolen base s On May 19-20, 1961, library. News continues to leave
leader Lou Brock played Weather has provided a lot of historical moments Aberdeen hosted four high sAberdeen’s greatest sea- us speechless and stunned
his last minor league base- in Aberdeen. American News Photo by John Davis school state tournaments: sonal snowfall came in when we think about
ball game in Aberdeen as The state A and B track 1936-37 with 109.8 inches them.
his St. Cloud Rox played meets were at Simmons (state record is 364.7 in Assistant news editor
the Aberdeen Pheasants in est month ever in July season-opening six-team, Field; the state golf tour- Lead in 1993-94). Patanna Zimmerman (50)
a doubleheader on Sept. 4, 1936 with an average tem- round-robin basketball ney was at the Aberdeen s In 1988, the South died of cancer on May 18,
1961. Brock was called up perature of 84.8 (S.D. tourney in Aberdeen. Rob- Country Club; and the Dakota High School Activ- 2005. Farm Forum edito-
to the Major Leagues the record is 87.4 in Gann Val- bie objected, causing a state tennis meet was at ities Association estab- rial coordinator Judy
next day by the Chicago ley in July 1936). week-long stir on campus. Melgaard Park. lished overtime periods Huber (59) died in a traf-
Cubs. s On Feb. 25, 2005, pro Robbie collected 250 sig- s Years ago when celebri- for its regular-season fic accident near Mina on
s On Feb. 8, 1895, wrestling world champion natures protesting the ties came to Aberdeen, games. In the first game of May 21, 2005. Special sec-
Aberdeen’s all-time cold- Brock Lesnar made a sur- move, and the administra- they used to hang out with the season on Sept. 2, tions coordinator Jeanne
est temperature of 46 prise appearance at the tion decided to let North- the locals. People around Aberdeen Central nipped Haugen (39) was killed in
below zero was recorded. State B wrestling quarter- ern students in with their town remember race driv- Aberdeen Roncalli 21-20 her home on Aug. 4, 2009.
The mark was reached finals at Wachs Arena in activity cards. ers Ernie Irvan and in double overtime. Reporter Russ Keen (61)
again on Jan. 12, 1912. Aberdeen to support his s In 1907, Aberdeen lead- Michael Waltrip at the s Aberdeen had its driest was killed in a traffic acci-
(State record is 58 below high school coach John ers voted to pave five Zoo Bar, baseball’s Billy year ever in 1976 with dent near Mina on Oct.
at McIntosh on Feb. 17, Schiley and high school blocks of Main Street for Martin watching Aberdo- 7.88 inches of precipita- 11, 2009. Publisher Dave
1936). team, the Webster $115,847. By 1911, nians bowl and John F. tion (state record is 2.89 Leone (55) died of cancer
s The FBI used to rent the Bearcats. Aberdeen became the first Kennedy attending church in 1936 in Ludlow). on May 27, 2010.
sixth floor of the Ward s Aberdeen had its coldest city in the state to have at Sacred Heart. s Former early-day North- Our prayers and
Hotel as office space. month ever in February more than two miles of s The earliest it has ever ern basketball players thoughts continue for
s On July 6 and 9, 1936, 1936 with an average tem- paved streets. snowed in Aberdeen was Frank Sieh and Bill Welsh these fine people and
Aberdeen’s all-time high- perature of minus 7.3 s Aberdeen had its driest Sept. 21, 1995. also played college foot- their families.
est temperature of 115 (state record is minus 11 month ever in November s The Aberdeen Pheas- ball at different schools. s On May 5, 1959, 2-
was recorded. State record in Pollock in February 1999 with just a trace of ants went 56-13 in the That led Sieh to play a week-old Terry Jon Fran-
is 120 at Gann Valley on 1936). precipitation. 1995 regular season, game against Knute cona was the richest baby
July 5, 1936, and at Fort s When South Dakotan s On Oct. 11, 1944, a war- establishing an all-time Rockne of Notre Dame in Aberdeen.
Pierre on July 15, 2006. Billy Mills won the 10,000 time shortage of men record for the highest win- and Welsh to spend an Two checks arrived for
s On April 27, 1945, Byrl meters to earn his Olym- forced two all-girls’ teams ning percentage (.812) in undefeated season in the the baby from Major
Thompson of Southwest pic gold medal in Tokyo in to play the Northern the history of minor same backfield as Red “the League Baseball General
High School in Minneapo- 1964, his sister, Thelma Gypsy Day football game. league baseball. The feat Galloping Ghost” Grange Manager Frank Lane of
lis set a national high Brafford, was cheering for The She-Wolves beat the drew national praise, at the University of Illi- Cleveland. One check was
school track and field him from her home in Gridiron Girls 6-0. including inclusion in the nois. for $100, and the other
record in the discus (176 Aberdeen. s After Aberdeen was baseball Hall of Fame. s When Mount St. Helen’s was for $250.
feet, 41⁄2 inches) at the s In 1894, U.S. Sen. James established in 1881, Main s Aberdeen hosted the in Washington exploded On May 1, 1959, Cleve-
Aberdeen Relays. Kyle introduced legisla- Street lots were sold for South Dakota State Fair in and spilled out tons of vol- land pinch hitter John
Aberdeen has a history tion to establish a national $125 each. 1889 and took in a record canic dust, the 3M plant in “Tito” Francona hit a
with national discus holiday called Labor Day s On June 24, 2010, Amer- $14,247.62. Aberdeen made most of game-winning, three-run
records as George Amund- to honor America’s work- ican tennis star John Isner s On July 7, 1922, the millions of air masks homer in the bottom of
son of Aberdeen Central ers on the first Monday of finally won his record- Aberdeen hosted a day of used by residents in those the 10th inning to give his
set the national record in September. setting, three-day, 11-hour dirt track racing as part of West Coast states as they team a 4-2 win over the
1969 with a throw of 211- s Aberdeen had its warm- and five-minute Wimble- its Fourth of July holiday battled the dust for days. New York Yankees. The
4. est summer ever in 1936 don opening round match celebration and offered s The latest it has ever week before, Francona hit
s South Dakota once had with an average tempera- over France’s Nicolas $3,000 in prizes, including snowed in Aberdeen was a game-winning, two-run
a program for prison ture of 77.2. Mahut in a 138-game (70- world champion Fred May 12, 1943, when we single against the Chicago
inmates to take reserva- s Aberdeen businessman 68) tie-breaker. Horey. Horey, who is in got 2 inches. White Sox. In his four at-
tions for hotels in Fred W. Hatterscheidt My American News the National Sprint Car s On June 16, 1995, the bats that season, Fran-
Aberdeen but had to scrap provided the more than 55 teammate (Kevin Bennett) Hall of Fame, almost baseball Aberdeen Pheas- cona had three hits and
it when it was discovered mounted specimens from was a schoolmate of broke his 1-mile lap world ants were back. had driven in seven runs.
inmates were using the North America, Africa and Isner’s at Page (N.C.) record in Aberdeen in his In their Prairie League Lane knew Francona’s
phones to place bets and India at the Hatterscheidt High School. Also in Fiat. Horey circled the home opener in front of wife had just given birth
buy drugs. Wildlife Gallery at the Isner’s class and one year Aberdeen track in 68.8 2,400 fans at Fossum to their first baby in
s In 1931, Aberdeen’s Dacotah Prairie Museum. behind Kevin was NBA seconds. His world record Field, the Pheasants beat Aberdeen. So Lane gave
warmest year is recorded s On Sept. 1, 1985, Last star Chris Paul. Look for was 66.8 seconds. Horey Regina 7-3 to go 7-0 on the him a $100 bonus for little
with an average tempera- Chance beat the Des an upcoming column on won several of the races season. To throw out the Terry when Tito won the
ture of 49.8 (state record Plaines, Ill., Turtles 4-3 in the subject from Kevin. and drove away from first pitch, 1958 Cy Young game against the Sox and
is 50.2 in 1931). four extra innings for the s Aberdeen had its coldest Aberdeen with $1,350 in winner and World Series $250 when he won the
s On March 15, 2008, national championship of winter ever in 1935-36 earnings. most valuable player Bob game against the Yan-
Louie Krogman of White the Class A Men’s 16-inch with an average tempera- sAberdeen biggest snow- Turley arrived in center- kees.
River ended his legendary Slow Pitch Softball Tour- ture of 2.2. storm came Nov. 22-26, field with the game ball Tito, who starred for
high school career with nament in Aberdeen. Bill s In 1909, Emil Victor was 1993, with 25.3 inches via helicopter. Turley is a the Aberdeen Pheasants
3,475 points and a 66-50 Gayton singled home Tom convicted of murder and (state record is 112.4 from former Aberdeen Pheas- in 1953 by hitting .327
win over Langford in the Brenden (who had dou- then hanged behind the Feb. 25 to March 1, 1998, ant. and playing first base,
State B boys’ basketball bled) in the bottom of the Brown County court- at Lead). s Aberdeen had its warm- married an Aberdeen girl,
championship in 11th inning for the game house. s In May 1970, a signifi- est winter ever in 1930-31 the former Roberta Jack-
Aberdeen. Krogman had winner. s On Jan. 22, 1955, the cant number of Northern with an average tempera- son. In 2004, Terry Fran-
fans lining up and filling s Aberdeen had its coolest Northern State men’s bas- State students boycotted ture of 27.6. cona was named manager
up the 8,000-seat Wachs summer ever in 1915 with ketball team gave up the classes to protest the Viet- s On Sept. 11, 1976, new of the Boston Red Sox.
Arena as he scored a an average temperature of Aberdeen Civic Arena to nam War and the Kent Swisher Field opened in That season, Francona led
record 112 points during 62.8. play Sioux Falls College in State shootings. Aberdeen with a rousing the Sox to their first
the three-game event. s When the six-story Citi- Britton. s On May 23, 1964, North- 27-14 win for Northern World Championship
s In 1900, black diphthe- zens Bank Building was That allowed the ern State won three cham- State over Wayne State. since 1918.
ria griped Aberdeen, and built in 1909, it was the Aberdeen Chamber of pionships in one day in The complex was s In the early 1970s,
Mother Joseph Butler tallest building in South Commerce to use the Aberdeen. packed with 6,000 fans. McDonald’s CEO Ray
offered her convent for Dakota. arena for its annual dinner Jerry Schlekeway, Clar- Make that nervous fans, Kroc was with other
victims. It led a local s Ken Purpur got his mas- to bring in famed radio ence Stern, Barry Erickson especially for the 4,500 in McDonald’s executives in
banker to help Butler open ter’s degree at Northern personality Paul Harvey. It and Bill Schlosser led the the main grandstand. a plane that was forced to
St. Luke’s hospital. State. Purpur was the star was the only available date men’s track team to the When the Wolves got a land in Aberdeen in a
s High school wrestling of the 1956 United States for Harvey to travel to NAIA District 12 title. second-half interception, snowstorm. As he was
history was made when Olympic hockey team that Aberdeen. Coach Bob Wachs’ golfers fans stood up to cheer, being driven through
Garretson senior Dan won a silver medal at the The folks in Britton had Jeff Taylor, Mike Wil- and the bleachers swayed. Aberdeen to a hotel, Kroc
Bonte won his 265th seventh Winter Olympics a new auditorium, so they liams, Bruce Macke and Most fans reportedly told his colleagues, “I
career match in the first in Italy. were excited to welcome John Peterson also won a stayed close to their seats want to build a
round of the 2005 State B s Aberdeen’s greatest the Wolves. Plus, it was a District 12 title. Chuck for the rest of the game. McDonald’s” right there
Wrestling Tournament at monthly snowfall came in homecoming for Britton Reich won the singles Some loose bolts were as he pointed to the Sixth
Wachs Arena in Aberdeen. February 1915 with 38.5 graduates and Northern titles in the conference found the next day and Avenue location where a
It set a national record for inches (state record is 94 senior standout Gene tennis tourney. tightened. McDonald’s was built in
career wins. inches in Dumont in Schlekeway and his fresh- s Aberdeen had its wet- s On Nov. 17, 1995, Pre- 1972 and is still located
s In 1950, Aberdeen’s 1950). men brother, LaVerne. test month ever in May sentation College played today. The McDonald’s
coldest year was recorded s Northern student body Northern won 106-74 as 2007 with 12.23 inches of its first athletic home con- on North Second Street
with an average tempera- president Joe Robbie (Sis- hometown hero Gene precipitation. tests in its history in was built in 1987.
ture of 38.6 (state record seton), who would later Schlekeway scored 25. s In 1917, editors of the Aberdeen. The PC wom- John Papendick is the managing
is 41.8 in 1917). become the owner of the Northern school newspa- en’s basketball team lost news-sports editor for the Amer-
The overflow crowd of
per felt that it was time for to York College of ican News. Readers tell and e-
s The Southside Pool was Miami Dolphins, rose up more than 2,500 went mail him with stuff plus he
built for $95,000 in 1955. against an administrative wild. So did I when I dis- a new basketball auditori- Nebraska 59-46 while the reads all the daily newspapers
It was replaced with the decision in 1937. School covered this tidbit. um. They pointed out that PC men beat York 130-99 in South Dakota on a daily
$7.4 million Aberdeen officials decide they need s Former NBC News their growing school has in front of 1,200 fans at basis. Reach him at jpapen-
Aquatic Center in 2007. to charge Northern stu- anchor Tom Brokaw was become a state leader in Wachs Arena. “That was a dick@ aberdeennews.com. Blog:
s Aberdeen had its warm- dents to get into the once a disc jockey in basketball wins. To make blast,” said Paul Rozell, www.my605.com/sports.
4B www.aberdeennews.com Tuesday, July 13, 2010
Saluting all of our newspaper carriers bigger the
Past and present (and one in particular) tip.” The American
day when News is
Because of loyal “Hey, I had an Prior Lake, Minn. had better sell all 10 and Albrecht celebrating its
carriers, the bond American News Make that Army Maj. get back to the office to was on 125th
bridged by this paper route as a Gen. Albrecht, who give him his money.” the
125-year-old news- kid.” retired in July 2001 after A half hour later, streets
paper is a strong A writer’s job almost 42 years of ser- Albrecht returned to the selling this year. Here
and long one. means nothing if vice to our country. newspaper office empty- Albrecht papers, is the one of a
Our carriers are the newspaper is Back in the early handed and with money one of his customers
like those wonder- not delivered each 1950s, however, he was in his pocket. Albrecht turned out to be a railroad
ful people in this morning. You 11-year-old Jerry had won over “the old manager who worked at Tuesday
area who carry the John can’t read what Albrecht of Aberdeen. guy” and earned himself a the depot in Aberdeen. columns on
U.S. Mail — “Nei- Papendick you don’t have. “That was my first job. “He pointed to where historical
ther snow nor rain So to continue experience as an entre- “When the newspaper his office was and asked
nor heat nor gloom of my series of historical col- preneur,” said Albrecht. would come out, we me if I would bring him a Aberdeen
night stays these couriers umns to help your newspa- “I was 11 years old, and I would take them down- newspaper every day events.
from the swift completion per celebrate its 125th was broke.” town to sell them,” said right to his office, which I
of their appointed birthday, I decided to talk Back then, you had to Albrecht. “If there was a was more than happy to
rounds.” to one of these former car- be 12 years old to have big story, we would do,” said Albrecht.
When I meet new peo- riers we run into from an American News route shout, ‘Read all about it’ One day when Albrecht them to let him drop out
ple around town, it is not time to time. or sell newspapers on and show people the big was bringing his railroad of Aberdeen Central and
unusual for them to utter: Meet Jerald Albrecht of the street. headline.” friend his paper, he got join the service.
“But I went to the A great place to sell the tip of a lifetime. A They reluctantly but
newspaper office and newspapers were the troop train was going to eventually agreed.
met with this really old bars. come through Aberdeen Albrecht, who earned his
guy in the circulation “The trouble was, the in about an hour, which GED in the Army, was off
department — he must biggest kids who sold the meant lots of troops who to a career he loved.
have been at least 20 or papers considered the were hungry for news. “I owe it all to those
21 years old,” Albrecht bars their territory. And “I went back to the soldiers I met that one day
said with a laugh. “I con- since I was one of the newspaper and talked my at the Aberdeen train sta-
Health, Mind & Body
vinced him to give me a smallest kids, I would boss into giving me 100 tion.”
shot, but back then, you have to sneak into there newspapers. And when So let me first salute
bought your newspapers to sell fast and get out the troops arrived, I sold retired Maj. Gen. Albrecht
What does your smile say about your health?
for about 21⁄2 cents and before I was noticed. The out right away. But those for all he has done for our
ARA Content sold them for a nickel. bars were a good place to soldiers made such a country.
Because I didn’t have sell papers because, great impression on me. And finally, thanks to
any money, I also had to depending on how ‘hap- They were so clean and all of you who have ever
What’s the secret to living a healthy life? The answer is —
talk him into giving me py’ the customers were, neat in their pressed uni-
there is no secret. Rather, a healthy life depends on taking
delivered an American
some papers so I could they might tip you a nick- forms and shiny shoes.
several simple steps to improve health-impacting habits,
from eating well and maintaining a positive attitude to News.
flossing daily. show him that I could el, a dime or even a quar- They were very polite and Past and present.
Maintain a healthy weight by choosing an effective diet sell them. He gave me 10 ter sometimes. The hap- great tippers as well.
you can live with. Avoid high fat diets, smoking, excessive papers and told me that I pier the customer, the After that, all I ever John Papendick is the managing
drinking and lack of exercise. All reduce your chances of wanted to do was join the news-sports editor for the Ameri-
achieving a healthy, older age and increase the likelihood of service.” can News. Readers tell and e-
mail him with stuff plus he
When he was 17,
Why they deliver the News. reads all the daily newspapers in
a longer period of poor health in a shorter life.
Flossing is important to your daily routine, but it’s often Albrecht used his sales- South Dakota on a daily basis.
overlooked. Flossing daily helps protect against gingivitis manship skills he learned Reach him at jpapendick@
by removing plaque and food particles and can add two as a newspaper carrier on aberdeennews.com. Blog:
years to your life. his parents to persuade www.my605.com/sports.
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Hub City’s history by numbers
The American News is 85: .3 percent of Aberdeen’s population
celebrating its 125th had graduated from high school, accord-
anniversary this month. ing to the 2000 U.S. Census.
I am doing a series of 84: Burglaries in Aberdeen in 2006.
Tuesday columns on his- 83: Automobiles carrying 285 people
torical Aberdeen events. from 16 states passed through Aberdeen
Here is the latest install- during the first three days of August 1921
ment with a by-the- as part of a tour of the Yellowstone Trail.
numbers column. Let me The tourists registered at the Yellow-
know what I missed or stone Trail Information Bureau in
John suggest better numbers Aberdeen.
Papendick at 82: Games played by the 2009 state cham-
email@example.com. pion Aberdeen Central volleyball team,
125: Years of the American News. which won 75 of them.
124: People looking for homes in 81: Ranking of Aberdeen on a list of the
Aberdeen, according to a story in a 1934 top 200 cities in the country for outdoors-
American News article. men to call home by the national maga-
123: S. Lincoln St., site of one of zine Outdoor Life.
Aberdeen’s most well-known addresses 80: Track teams at the 1979 Aberdeen
(the Municipal Building). Relays.
122: Residents in Dumont, Minn., near 79: Dakota Opens played in Aberdeen
Sisseton, the hometown of Dick Bremer, after the one in 2009.
who calls Twins games for Fox Sports 78: Cents for a 1-pound chocolate Easter
Net. When Bremer came to Aberdeen in bunny at Jupiter Discount Store in
2009, he said he got to see a lot of rela- Aberdeen in 1971.
tives. 77: Dollars a day spent by the average
121: Vocalists performed in Aberdeen’s
Aberdeen Central turned in one of the most dominating volleyball seasons in
convention-goer in Aberdeen in 1982 in
ninth annual Living Christmas Tree con-
state history in winning the 2009 State AA Tournament. Hardin’s Photograph
an estimate by the Aberdeen Area Cham-
cert in 1996. ber of Commerce. 46: Points scored by the Northern men’s
120: Dollars to rent a two-room house 76: Years ago in 1934 the Sioux City com- basketball team when it ushered in the
with a large garden space in Aberdeen for pany of Lee and Johnson was hired for new Aberdeen Civic Arena on Jan. 5,
one year in 1934. $158,000 to oil Highway 281 from the 1939, against Huron (which scored 27).
119: Cents for two Papa burgers at the North Dakota border to Aberdeen. There was a standing-room-only crowd of
Aberdeen A&W in 1977. 75: Cents a pound for rump roasts in 1968 4,500. Aberdeen merchants bought 3,000
118: Career wins by former Northern at Fairway Foods in the Aberdeen Super tickets, took to the Hub City streets and
State All-American wrestler Bob Hirsch, City Mall. gave them away to Wolves fans to cele-
who is now the wrestling coach at Water- 74: Dollars for four new tires mounted brate the grand opening of their city’s
town. and balanced at Sears in Aberdeen in new arena.
117: Hunters from across the nation at the 1971. 45: Wins in a row by the Northern State
2008 Aberdeen annual Celebrity Pheas- 73: Points scored by the Northern State women’s basketball team after beating
ant Hunt. men’s basketball team on Dec. 4, 1937, Minnesota-Morris 80-55 at Wachs Arena
116: Years ago in 1894, Newell & Scott’s when the Wolves played a doubleheader: on Jan. 11, 1995.
Drug Store in Aberdeen was robbed of Jamestown College beat Northern State 44: Cast members played multiple roles
$35 in silver, but the doors were still 37-35 in overtime in the afternoon. That in the Aberdeen Community Theatre’s
locked. Locals suspected “a gang of night, the Wolves defeated Dakota Wes- 2010 production of “Joseph and the
toughs,” who had been hanging around leyan 36-32 in two overtimes. Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat.”
the city for the past few days. 72: Minutes for Pukwana to beat Crandall 43: Dollars an acre for farmland just out-
115: Dollars for a Webcor Recorder if you 5-1 in the state amateur baseball tourney
brought in a dozen eggs — worth a $20 side of Aberdeen in 1959.
in Aberdeen on Aug. 30, 1938, in the fast- 42: Years of service in law enforcement
reduction in the normal $135 price — in est South Dakota amateur baseball nine-
a unique sale at Artz Camera Supply Co. for Brown County Sheriff Steve Oakes,
Eureka natives Marlene Bauer Hagge,
in Aberdeen in 1946. who retired in 1994.
71: Dollars — two-week salary for Ameri-
left, and sister Alice Bauer were
41: Wins — a national record — during
114: Dollars of the Great Northern Rail- can News linotype operator in 1919. the 1989-90 season by coach Don Meyer
founding members of the Ladies Pro-
road Company’s cash and its conductor 70: -Pound hog that two Northern stu- and his David Lipscomb men’s basketball
fessional Golf Association. S.D. Hall of
went missing in 1903, which had folks in dents tried to smuggle into a Feb. 24, team.
Aberdeen on the lookout for the pair. 1964, game at the Aberdeen Civic Arena. 40: Points scored by Colleen Williams to
113th: World Fair in New York City in 1940 as a freshman to play basketball, he
Police arrested the hog and his two lead the Bucketeers to a 50-23 win over
1964 was attended by Northern students escorts. The hog was booked, but his had 526 classmates.
led by professor Lloyd Johnson. the Presentation Nurses in the Aberdeen
escorts were released after getting a women’s basketball league in 1959. 17: Strikeouts by John Wesley Donaldson,
112: Degrees in Aberdeen on Aug. 13, who led the barnstorming J.L. Wilkin-
stern talking to by local authorities. The 39: Bands played in Aberdeen at three
1965 (118 in Redfield). hog was later sentenced to a local farm, son’s All Nations baseball team to a 4-0
111: Increase in Aberdeen’s population
musical festivals over 16 days in July
where he served out a life sentence. 2010. win over the Hub City Cubs in Aberdeen
(24,992) from 2008 to 2009. 69: School districts had students enrolled on June 14, 1915. Donaldson’s 30-plus-
38: Number of Aberdeen grocery stores in
110: Years old that Florence Johnson of
in Northern State’s e-learning program in 1952. year career produced more than 360 wins
Aberdeen was when she died in 2007. the fall of 2003. and 4,200 strikeouts.
She was the state’s oldest resident at the 37: Dacotah Stampede rodeos held in
68-: Hour period in Aberdeen when the Aberdeen after the one in 2009. 16: Miles of pushing a bobsled by the
time. Northern men’s basketball team to get
town had three different mayors in 1956. 36-: Hour time span in March would see
109: Years of Northern State basketball.
67: -22 — score of the 2009 Division III Aberdeen Central senior basketball into Spearfish in 1922. After a train trip
108: Fire hydrants in Aberdeen plus 1,000
more (1,108 total). rugby national championship game won player Jared Hannigan earn four major across the state, the players were sup-
107: Years ago in 1903, prime farm land
by Northern State. awards (State AA All-tourney, Spirit of posed to ride a bobsled into town for the
66: Years in ministry by the Rev. Harold Su, South Dakota Gatorade player of the last 16 miles. However, the snow was so
near Aberdeen was for sale for $10 an
acre. E. Salem of the First Baptist Church of year and all-conference). deep that the team ended up pushing the
106: Local basketball stories and notes,
Aberdeen. 35: Cents for a taco at Taco John’s in bobsled more than riding in it. It took the
65: Percent of Aberdeen’s 207 streets that Aberdeen in 1972. team most of the day to get there, and
along with 61 local basketball pictures, in
the American News in five days in March have names (135 names, 72 are num- 34: Rebounds in two games Feb. 19-20, when they did, Spearfish won 31-22.
2010 during a state tournament. bers). 2010, by Presentation College senior 15-: Year-old Ken Harr of Aberdeen made
64th: Annual Gypsy Day football game women’s basketball player Becky Smith four holes-in-one in summer 1968 at the
105: Dollars and 80 cents for one, 38-
week school year to attend Northern in was canceled on Oct. 9, 1982, when a (also 30 points, 15 assists and 14 steals). renovated Lee Park Municipal Golf
1902 (meals $79.80; tuition and books monsoon-like rainstorm flooded Swisher 33: Feature races won by Aberdeen auto Course in Aberdeen. The Aberdeen teen’s
$14; and room with utilities $12). Field. racer Ron Droog in 1982. aces came on holes of 244 yards with a
104: Years ago the Sauer Brothers of 63-: Yard drop-kicked field goal made by 32: -31, score of Aberdeen Central home four wood, 225 yards with a four wood,
Aberdeen began making a nickel cigar Mark Payne of Dakota Wesleyan on Oct. wrestling win over Eastern South Dakota 200 yards with a one iron and 225 yards
named the Pride of Aberdeen. 9, 1915, to set a national record that still Conference foe Huron on Jan. 30, 2009, with a two iron. Harr’s feat was named
103: Dollars for 1928 Pontiac Coupe at stands against Northern in Aberdeen. after Central trailed 31-2. The win gave South Dakota Sports Oddity of the Year
Spaulding Auto Co. in 1935. 62: Years and older qualified you for a Aberdeen Central its first conference by the South Dakota Sports Writers Asso-
102: -101, score of the Presentation Col- $65 season pass to the Aberdeen Aquat- wrestling title since 1973. ciation.
lege men’s basketball win in overtime ics Center in 2009. 31: Regular-season wins for each team 14: Vietnam War casualties from Brown
over coach Fred Paulson and his Huron 61: Calls taken by the Aberdeen Police when the Baltimore Orioles beat their County.
College team on Nov. 27, 1996, at the Department on Dec. 28, 1995. farm team, the Aberdeen Pheasants, 6-3 13: Students graduated from Polo High
Aberdeen Civic Arena. PC junior Matt 60: Rooms in the nation’s first Super 8 in an exhibition game at Aberdeen School in 1975, when Aberdeen Mayor
Adler made two free throws with six sec- (now Super 8 Aberdeen East) in 1974. Municipal Ball Park on June 8, 1964. Jeff Solem delivered the commencement
onds left and ended with 47 points. Super 8 was founded by Aberdeen’s Den- 30: Men showed up to try out for the address.
100: Dollars for the newest telephone nis Brown and Ron Rivett. Northern men’s basketball program in 12: Dollars and 50 cents to see Johnny
gadget at Radio Shack in Aberdeen in 59: Points scored by Eric Kline even December 1923 — 95 women showed up Cash in concert at the Aberdeen Civic
1974. The Phone Butler automatically though he did not feel well in a 97-94 to try out for the women’s program. Arena in 1988.
answered your phone and recorded a Aberdeen Central win over Huron at the 29: Cents for a gallon of gas in Aberdeen 11: Shutouts in 12 games by the unde-
message when you were out. Aberdeen Civic Arena on Dec. 15, 1990. in late 1974. feated state champion Aberdeen Roncalli
99: -96, score of an overtime win by the 58-: Mph winds in October 2008 that 28-: Year-old David Rowlands was suffo- football team in 2006.
Northern State women’s basketball team took down a couple of lights at Swisher cated by noxious gas while digging a well 10: Turnovers by the Northern State
over Augustana on Nov. 17, 1995, which Field. for water within city limits and was the men’s basketball team one night drove
was coach Curt Fredrickson’s 400th win. 57: Years Northern State spent in the first person to be buried in Aberdeen’s Don Meyer to spit out this quote: “Each
98: Cents for 3 pounds of ground beef at South Dakota Intercollegiate Conference Riverside Cemetery on July 16, 1886. turnover gets worse as you go. It is like
Economy Grocery in Aberdeen in 1957. (1917-1974). Riverside is the largest municipal ceme- prior arrests — the 10th one may not
97: Windows in the ACS/Wells Fargo 56-: Mph winds gust in Aberdeen on tery in the state as well as one of the old- have been that bad, but when you have
Financial Building downtown. April 28, 2010. est. had nine prior ones, it looks pretty bad.”
96: Powerball tickets purchased in South 55: Points scored by Northern State bas- 27: -0, South Dakota State’s all-time
9: Dollars for a 1987 Brown County Fair
Dakota had now resulted in $100,000 ketball player Ryan Miller on Nov. 15, record against Northern State in wres- button to get into all the grandstand
wins. The 96th ticket to produce a 1997, in 134-125 three-overtime loss to tling until Jan. 18, 2008, when the
Southern Indiana. shows of Marie Osmond, Dan Seals, Gary
$100,000 win was purchased by Karen Wolves defeated SDSU 18-16 in Brook- Puckett and Sha Na Na.
and Gerald Moench of Aberdeen in 2003. 54: Total pancakes eaten by American ings. NSU coach Pat Timm was a two-
8: .4 square miles — the land area of
95: Patients transported by Aberdeen’s News columnist Max Cooper (28) and time All-American for SDSU.
Aberdeen Mayor Clifton Hurlbert (26) in 26: percent of the 1957 Northern State
air ambulance service, Careflight, in its 7th: Of March 2008, Whitney Joseph of
first year of service in 1993. a pancake-eating contest as part of the student body were military veterans.
1965 Kiwanis pancake days. 25: And 3⁄4-inch pheasant rooster tail
Aberdeen became the first female bowler
94: Cents for a bushel of corn in
53: Dollars for a valve and ring job at feather was turned in by Tony Peschong to roll a 300 game in the history of the
Aberdeen in 1971. Village Bowl in Aberdeen.
93: -5, the score of Northern Normal’s Aberdeen Transit Garage in 1959. to win an American News contest in
52: Points scored by Northern State bas- 1986. 6: Training rules for the Northern State
men’s basketball win over Redfield Col- basketball players in 1917: 1. Know rules
lege in 1910. ketball player Eric Kline on Feb. 12, 24: Percent of Aberdeen’s population who
92: Campsites with water and electricity 1994, in 98-80 win over host Minnesota- rented were paying between $700 and of game. 2. Use sportsmanship. 3. Be at
at Wylie Park in Aberdeen. Duluth (star for Duluth was Jerry Meyer, $999 a month, according to the 2000 U.S. practices. 4. No eating between meals
91: Number of the car owned by former NSU coach Don Meyer’s son). Census. except for fresh fruits, milk and crackers.
Aberdeen’s Mark Weigel that fellow 51: .9 percent of Aberdeen’s population 23: Deaths in South Dakota in 2009 due 5. Get at least eight hours of sleep at
Aberdonian Tim Kessler drove to win the was married, according to the 2000 U.S. to H1N1 flu, including two in Brown least five days a week. 6. Drink at least
1998 celebrity race — which included Census. County. eight glasses of water a day.
Gov. Bill Janklow — at Brown County 50: Years of service with the Aberdeen 22: Contractors were used to help build 5: Varsity volleyball teams in Aberdeen.
Speedway in Aberdeen. Municipal Band by Dean Deuel. He was the Barnett Center, which opened in 4: Times Aberdeen has hosted the state
90-: Pound angels and 50-pound stained director from 1946-69 and started playing 1987. fair (1889, 1890, 1893 and 1894).
glass windows were part of Aberdeen’s with the band in 1919. 21: Elephants at a 1957 circus at the 3: High schools in Aberdeen.
downtown holiday decorations in 1975. 49: Cents for 2 pint bottles of Karo Syrup Brown County Fairgrounds. 2: Colleges in Aberdeen.
89: Cents for a gallon of gas in Aberdeen at Black’s Market in Aberdeen in 1957. 20: Rebounds, 22 points, five assists and 1: Athletic rabbit. Right before the start of
in late 1992 thanks to an ongoing gas war 48: Super 8 motels opened in 1983, three steals by Northern State women’s the hurdles at the 24th running of the
among local stations. according to officials at company head- basketball player Mikayla Barondeau of Aberdeen Relays on May 23, 1956, a rab-
88: Degrees on the afternoon of April 29, quarters in Aberdeen. Frederick in one of the best all-around bit jumped onto the course. The next
2005, in Aberdeen. The next morning, it 47: Consecutive years as a professional games in school history in an 84-73 win day, American News Sports Editor Larry
was 32 degrees with snow on the ground. athlete — an all-sports record held by over Bemidji State on Jan. 15, 2010. Desautels reported:
Eureka native and former Aberdeen resi- 19: Three-pointers by the Northern men’s Even though the rabbit finished the
87: Mph reached by winning Late Model dent Marlene Bauer Hagge, whose dad, basketball team to beat South Dakota race in record time, officials disqualified
auto racer Keith Foss of Winona, Minn., Dave Bauer, once owned the Aberdeen State 111-94 at Wachs Arena on Dec. 5, him because he ran under the hurdles.
during a lap at Brown County Speedway golf course now called Lee Park. Hagge, 1994. Plus, he ran the wrong way.
in 2007. who, along with sister Alice Bauer, were 18: Classmates of Erwin Kotecki (Milwau- 0: Rabbits harvested in Brown County in
86: Proof, “light and mild” Old Crow founding members of the Ladies Profes- kee) when he graduated from Northern 1967 — the state canceled jackrabbit sea-
bourbon, a big advertiser in the American sional Golf Association, won 25 pro tour- on June 9 in the World War II year of son in 17 counties because of dwindling
News in the 1950s. neys in her 47 years on tour. 1944. When Kotecki came to Northern in populations.
6B www.aberdeennews.com Tuesday, July 27, 2010
One more historic look
Readers add memorable names, events to list
American News readers remember Gene Autry, left, and his horse champion and Roy Rogers and his horse Trigger coming to Aberdeen. File Photos
Well, we puter thing, feel free to ties and for consistently mal and Industrial School
have come stop in by my desk and see Wrapping it up bringing entertainment president Carl G.
to the end them. and different kinds of Lawrence’s son, Ernest O.,
of another They are really cool, entertainment to won the Nobel Prize in
The American News is celebrating its 125th
just like Judy! Aberdeen. 1938 for his invention of
project. Lots of people s Former American News
anniversary this year. Here is the eighth and final
the cyclotron. Carl’s other
This responded when I ask entertainment writer Don
series of Tuesday columns on historical Aberdeen
son, John H., was a pio-
one wasn’t them to name rare Hall. neer in the medical field
really moments in Aberdeen his- s Nationally known artist and is known as the father
planned. tory and most famous Mary Gorder Groth. of nuclear medicine.
Aberdeen residents and s Peg Lamont.
All I was Ferguson. s Randy Travis. s Tom Selleck, John
going to do visitors. Here are those s George Amundson.
s The Association. s Richard Marx. Wayne and James Arness
was write a couple of col- reader-submitted respons- s Grammy winning jazz s The Carpenters. were in Aberdeen together
umns in honor of the es: vibraphonist Gary Burton. s John Denver. one time
American News’ 125th
s Rexalla. s The Gypsy Day and to hunt.
birthday on June 10. Famous visitors s Folk singer Glenn Northern dance commit- s The
It turned into an eight- s Yarbrough. s Nationally known tees used to draw the big- FBI’s first
week series and took a few s Chi Coltrane. s The Atlanta Rhythm Native American artist Vic gest names in entertain- 10 Most
hundred more hours of s Kenny Rogers and the Section. Runnels. ment to their Aberdeen
First Edition. Wanted
research than I had origi- s Herman’s Hermits. s Tom Aman, founder of campus. During his hey- Fugitives
nally planned. Oh well, a s Grass Roots. s 17-time Grammy win- ACS and long-time days when he played only
s Don Williams.
little spontaneity is good ning guitarist Pat Meth- Aberdeen supporter. 80 concerts a year at the 1950
for a person. s Johnny Rivers. eny. s Long-time, nationally most famous cities in the
s Eric Burdon and the included
First, thanks for all the s Gary Lewis and the known artists Lee Leuning world, the Gypsies had
Animals. two with
positive feedback and help Playboys. and Sheri Treeby. Duke Ellington and his
s World famous opera s Guy and Ralna from the s Don Larsen.
the hundreds of you have orchestra play for two Dakota
given me on this project. stars Richard Tucker and Lawrence Welk Show. s Bob Turley. nights in Aberdeen in
Marion Anderson. s Ken Delo from the s Former NSU coaches
It seemed I couldn’t go 1948 — a community con- tions.
anywhere the last couple s Cellist Leonard Rose. Lawrence Welk Show. Clark Swisher, Bob Wachs cert on Oct. 8 and the
s Fred Waring and Nor- s Paul Revere and the and Jim Kretchman. Third on
of months without stop- homecoming dance on
man Luboff with their Raiders. s John Scruggs of the that list
ping to talk about “the Oct. 9.
project.” entire choruses. s Gary Puckett. Aberdeen Pheasants. s Chief Sitting Bull
s The Royal Winnipeg s The Lennon Sisters. s Mike Fiore of the stopped at the Aberdeen victed
As always, it was a fun, murderer
Ballet. s The Kingston Trio. Aberdeen Pheasants. railroad station on his way
interesting and wild ride.
s The Minneapolis Sym- s George Jones. s Terry Francona. to Washington on Oct. 9, Tom Selleck William
Stories multiple many phony Orchestra. Raymond
s Tammy Wynette. s Pro bull rider Casey 1888, to meet President
times over these days once s The Guthrie Theater. Nesbit,
s Stonewall Jackson. Gates (stuntman for the Grover Cleveland. He had
they hit the Internet. If s Native American artist who had
s Eric Braeden from The movie 8 Seconds). lunch in Aberdeen.
only I had a nickel for Fritz Scholder. Young and The Restless. s Humor writer and s The Dakota Centennial escaped
everyone from out of state s Phyllis Frelich, a deaf s Bobby Vee. author Barbara Wells. Arts Congress was held in from the
who wrote to me that “Cal actress known for her s Ricky Nelson. s U.S. Army Brigadier Aberdeen in 1989. South
Ripken Jr. has never been Tony Award performance s Rocky Bleier. Gen. Randall Tiezen.
to or even heard of s The car in which Bonnie Dakota
in Broadway’s Children of s Randall McDaniel. s Dr. Bernard King of the and Clyde were killed was State Peni-
Aberdeen, S.D., you idiot a Lesser God. s World champion wres- Mayo Clinic.
— he is from Aberdeen, once displayed in tentiary
s Hopalong Cassidy. tling tag team of Hercules s Kent Clausen, former
Maryland.” s Roy Rogers and his
Aberdeen, as was a car John Wayne four years
Cortez and Red Bastien. NFL player. owned by Elvis Presley. earlier
Obviously, those people horse Trigger. s Brownsville Station. s Kevin Andersh, No. 1
have never heard of the s The National Symphony (the list came out on
s Gene Autry and his s Eric Carmen and The pick by the Pittsburgh Orchestra with conductor March 16, and Nesbit was
Ripken’s family associa- horse Champion. Raspberries. Pirates in 1984.
tion with the Aberdeen Leonard Slatkin per- captured in St. Paul two
s Curt Gowdy. s Billy Martin. s Vern Jark. formed in Aberdeen in
Pheasants. There were days later). Fifth was
s Toby Keith. s Fran Tarkinton. s Stephanie Herseth- 2002.
other critics as well. another escapee, con-
s Sawyer Brown. s Bert Blyleven. Sandlin (lived in Aberdeen s “Blue Lou” Marini (he’s
No problem — that is victed murderer Omar
s J.J. Walker. s Merle Haggard. during her senior year at the alto sax player in The
the way this business s B.J. Thomas.
August Pinson. After five
s Marty Robbins. Groton). Blues Brothers movie).
works! s Little Jimmy Dickens. s Nat King Cole. s Former University of
months on the list, Pinson
s Snow removal costs for was arrested in Pierre.
One of the nicest acts of s Bob Allison. s Brock Lesnar. Minnesota football player February and March 1966
kindness came from Judy s Tony Oliva. s Chief Wah-we-oten and Tom Teigen of Aberdeen snowstorms in the
Jacobson of Oakes. She s Kent Hrbek. his All-Indian Orchestra. and his son, Scott, who Aberdeen area cost the
sent me a bunch of histori- s The Monkees. s Nolan Ryan. was a starting quarterback s Although Richard Petty
city $16,500. A 2009 did come to Aberdeen in
cal Aberdeen post cards s Buddy Rich. s Ray Stevens. at the Air Force Academy. Christmas snow storm 1991, he did not partici-
that I have posted at s Woody Herman Orches- s Playboy centerfold and s The Red Rooster Coffee
cost the city more than pate in a race with other
www.my605.com/sports. tra. wrestling star Sable. Shop was nominated as $80,000 in clean-up costs.
If you don’t do the com- s Jazz musician Maynard s Marie Osmond. well for its unique quali- NASCAR drivers at Brown
s Former Aberdeen artist
Frank Clifford Ashford, s Ben Reifel, the Plains
who had a studio in Paris,
Native American elected
painted portraits of many
The car in
famous people, including to Congress who once
President Calvin Coolidge lived in Aberdeen, was
that hangs at the State born in Parmalee.
killed was Lodge in Custer.
& ATV INSURANCE once s Early Aberdeen jeweler
The Brown County
displayed in Charles T. Kirkpatrick
Aberdeen, wrote the initial letter to Courthouse was built in
the U.S. government sug- 1904 for $88,114. It is 128
as was a car
gesting that a plat of land feet tall and 240 tons of
near Columbia be pur- steel was used in its con-
Presley. File chased as a wildlife refuge. struction.
He later showed govern-
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