22 results for tag: 1935


Looking Back: 1935 Rural Electric

In 1935, farmers and lake residents built an electric line to the Fish Lake district. Their goal was to light all resorts on the lake, as well as having a reserve of power for pumping purposes on the 22 farms and lake residences. We need your help to keep sharing out history. Donate today. https://www.npez.net/52/Pages/fundraising/#/15

Looking Back: Buster Showalter

In 1935, friends and family taped dimes onto postcards and sent them as a birthday surprise to Buster Showalter who was taking treatment for polio at Warm Springs, Georgia. The Warms Springs center was founded by President Franklin Roosevelt. Help us to continue to share history by making a donation. https://www.npez.net/52/Pages/fundraising/#/15

Looking Back: 1935 movies

In 1935, La Melodeon played films such as Mutiny on the Bounty, Last Days of Pompeii, Barbary Coast, Night at the Opera, Ah, Wilderness, Broadway Melody of 1936, Anna Karenina, China Seas, The Great Ziegfeld, Rose Marie, Captain Blood, Anthony Adverse,  and Midsummer Night's Dream. Help us to continue sharing history by donating now.  https://www.npez.net/52/Pages/fundraising/#/15

80th Birthday – 1935 Recipe – Date Loaf

Date Nut Loaf Mrs. Richard Roos 1 cupful hot water 1 cupful seeded and chopped dates 1/2 cupful broken nutmeats 1/4 cupful shortening 1/2 tsp salt 3/4 cupful brown sugar 1 egg 1 tsp soda 1 1/2 cupfuls flour 1/2 cupful graham flour Add the hot water to dates and nutmeats and let stand while preparing the following. Cream the shortening and brown sugar together. Add the egg and beat well. Add the above date mixture to which the soda has been added, then the flour, salt. Stir until well mixed. Pour into a greased pan and bake in moderate oven (350) for 45 minutes.

80th Birthday – 1935 Ad – Brown & Holter

Isn't she a beauty?

80th Birthday – 1935 Ad – Bair’s Grocery

Bair's Grocery opened in the early 1930s and by 1935 had moved into the brick building that stood on the corner of 1st & F, where Owl's parking lot is today. How many of you remember Marion Bair behind the counter? Help us to keep sharing our history by making a donation here.

80th Birthday – 1935 Ad – Grain Growers

The Cheney Grain Growers, Inc. was the place to go to for your farm supplies and seed. This spring advertisement offers several varieties of hay seed.

80th Birthday – 1935 News – Music Contest

From the Cheney Free Press of 1935 A local music contest will be held Tuesday, March 26 at 8 p.m. in the high school auditorium. By vote of the audience, 1st 2nd 3rd place for the most pleasing solo performance will be awarded. The entries  are: Barbara Stronach, violin; Benny Holladay, saxophone; Mildred Matney and Dorothy Carr, piano; Theresa Hawk, soprano; Louise Hodge, mezzo soprano; Kathleen Ryan, alto; Kenneth Bahme, tenor; Kent Sooy, baritone; and Thornton Young, bass. The winners will compete in a county contest at Fairfield, March 30. The Cheney Free Press reported the following week that Miss Barbara Stronach took 1st place; Kent ...

80th Birthday – First Items – Vacuum

The 1911 Vacuum Cleaner Here is 1911 high tech. The vacuum works by hand pumping the red knob at the top to create suction. You would then run several strokes across the carpet before needing to pump the vacuum again. It was manufactured by the National Vacuum Cleaner Company. The vacuum was owned and donated by Dr. Francis A. Pomeroy. Well, his name might be on the accession card, but it was really Mary Rich Pomeroy who spent time with the contraption. And it was Mary who donated it to the Tilicum Club in 1935. While this machine ran on hand-pumped suction, we operate entire on your donations. Please help us to continue to preserve this ...

80th Birthday – 1935 News – Bernard’s

Charles B. Bernard's Men's Store was the forerunner of a series of men;s clothing stores located at 422 First Street in Cheney. Bernard's Men's Store became Hansen's when Elmer Hansen took over the business. In 1949, Al and Buddy Olson bought out the business and for nearly a decade it was Olson's Men's Wear. Harry Mosman took over in May 1956, and Mosman's was a fixture of Cheney's main street until his retirement in 1983. Help us celebrate many more birthdays by donating today.