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January 18, 2014

Back in the News: Jan. 19

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50 Years Ago – 1964

January 19 — More than 200 “husky” Boy Scouts and 27 sledge teams will mush the snow-laden course at Shadyside Park this afternoon when the starting gun begins the Big Killibuck District’s Klondike Derby. The hand-made sledges carrying a Scout will be powered around the intricate course by teams of six to eight Scouts. Hugh Shreves, District Activities Chairman, reported that the course will require close to two hours for each team to complete.

January 20 — Anderson placed first in its class among cities in Indiana for its 1963 Fire Prevention program, according to an announcement sent to the city this week. Citing the city for outstanding work in the field of fire prevention was the National Fire Protection Association, an international organization whose objective is to advance the protection of lives and property from fire by science and education. It is the first time Anderson has received the first place award from the association.

100 Years Ago – 1914

January 21 — An argument as to the lights that should be burning when an automobile is standing caused a search through the acts of 1913 at police headquarters last night and a call for the city attorney. The acts show that an automobile left standing should have a tail light and one front light burning, from one-half hour after sun down until one-half hour before sun up. Police state that arrests will be made if the practice of standing automobiles without burning lights continues.

January 22 — After hearing the testimony of Miss Mary Ham and Miss Elsie Poor in police court yesterday, frequenters of public dance halls, who revealed conditions in these dances, Mayor Mellett ordered Chief of Police Mountain to see that all public dances are stopped. The chief will keep a close watch on halls where public dances have been held. The testimony was given in the trial of Lester Shinkle, accused of giving Miss Ham, age 15, whiskey at the Armory Hall during a public dance.

— Compiled by Elmore Hammes for The Herald Bulletin

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