Day in History: 1918: Extra copies of the newspaper are available

November 13, 2018

1993 – 25 years ago

• The Vietnam Veterans Memorial, already one of the most visited sites in the capital, now has added another attraction: the first statue in the country to honor women who served in the military. The Vietnam Women’s Memorial was dedicated on Nov. 11.

1968 – 50 years ago

• Six students at West Concord High School achieved an “A” average during the first nine weeks. They are Mark Nelson, grade 12; Lavon and Lorene Emerson and Patricia Sorn, grade 11; Wendy Stone, grade 9 and Gregg Wincell, grade 8.

• Mutual of Omaha and United of Omaha insurance companies will give $5,000 for scholarships to Creighton University in Omaha honoring the late Dr. Charles W. Mayo of Rochester.

1943 – 75 years ago

• Dodge Center High School juniors will present the comedy, “One Punch Judy,” in the school auditorium Nov. 23 under direction of Miss Mary Jane Smith. Some of the students in the cast are Eleanor Peters, Lloyd Rohwer, Eileen Anderson, Ben Unger and Ethelyn Kuske.

• A program of music and speaking for parents and near-relatives of men and women in the armed forces will be sponsored by Harold Bailey post of the American Legion in Chatfield. The program will be held in the high school auditorium.

1918 – 100 years ago

• Thousands of Rochester and Olmsted County citizens secured copies of The Post and Record extras yesterday. Three of them were issued and extra copies of all three extras have been printed.

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