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It Happened Here – March 8, 2017

Eighty Years Ago (1937) A burglar alarm resulted in the arrest of two men inside the George Borcherding general merchandise store in Oakdale. Men’s suits were priced between $14.75 and $16.75 at Backs Department Store in Nashville. “The Plainsman” with Gary Cooper was the feature at the State Theater in Nashville. Deaths: Ruth Stewart, 39,…

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It Happened Here – February 22, 2017

Eighty Years Ago (1937) Burglars entered the offices of the Huegely Elevator and Milling Company in Nashville. Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Junge opened the Home Restaurant in the Hilderbrand building on East Main Street in Nashville. Two pounds of pure hog lard cost 29 cents and veal was 22 cents a pound. Deaths: Sarah Cunningham,…

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