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SUNDAY, JUNE 16, 2013
Joe Butkiewicz
The Dallas Post
Community Newspaper Group
15 N. Main St., Wilkes-Barre, Pa. 18711 - 570-675-5211
Diane McGee
Dotty Martin
Books remember, honor loved ones
The following memorial/
honor books have been add-
ed to the shelves of the Back
Mountain Memorial Library, 96
Huntsville Road, Dallas, for the
month of May 2013:
In memory of Dick Evans,
“Doing More with Teams: A
New Way to Winning” by Bruce
Piasecki, presented by Maureen
and Daniel Mello
In memory of Charles Lem-
mond, “And Man Created God”
by Selina O’Grady, presented by
Clarence and Morag Michael;
“Beach: A Book of Treasure” by
Josie Iselin, presented by Jim
and Margaret Reinert; “Here is
Where: Discovering America’s
Great Forgotten History” by
Andrew Carroll, presented by
Bruce and Beth Rosenthal
In memory of Dr. Franz
Schreder, “The Open Book:
Celebrating 40 Years of Ameri-
ca’s Grand Slam,” presented by
Norma Leandri
In memory of Robert For-
tinsky, “Business Brilliant” by
Lewis Schiff, presented by Greg
and Diane Pocono; “Alfred’s
Teach Yourself to Play Piano”
by Willard A. Palmer, presented
by William and Eleanor Wilkie
In memory of Corey Ehret,
“Building Outdoor Gear” by Gil
Gilpatrick, presented by Robert
and Nancy Kline
In memory of Joseph Pur-
cell, “The Emerald Mile” by
Kevin Fedarko, presented by
Kathy McManus-Moretti
In memory of James Ku-
lick, “Seven Men: And the Se-
crets of Their Greatness” by
Eric Metaxas, presented by Do-
reen Vitiello
In memory of Jacqueline
Zimmerman Dombek, “Mate-
rial World: The Science of Mat-
ter” by Jay Hawkins, presented
by Lorraine Redlich
In memory of Ernest Ash-
bridge, “Hank Aaron” by Sere-
na Kappes, presented by Joseph
V. Hutsy
The following books are in
memory of Hope Lasky and
are presented by Cheryl Myers:
“A Dual Inheritance” by Joanna
Hershon, “NOS4A2” by Joe Hill
In memory of Mary Lousie
Fisher, “Around the World” by
Matt Phelan, presented by Judy
In memory of Dorothy
Keiper, “And the Mountains
Echoed” by Khaled Hosseini,
presented by The Village at
The following books are in
memory of Richard “Dick”
Evans, Jr. and are presented
by Laurie Benner, Tammy Ben-
ner, Russ Andrews and Jonny
Benner: “Islands Under Fire”
by Kevin McCarey and “The
Searchers: The Making of an
American Legend” by Glenn
The following books are in
memory of Mary S. Emannuel
and are presented by David and
Fay Emmanuel: “The Blossom
Sisters” by Fern Michaels (large
print) and “Bunker Hill: A City,
a Siege, a Revolution” by Na-
thaniel Philbrick (large print)
The following books are in
memory of Mary Louise Fish-
er and are presented by Shir-
ley Breymeier: “Dodsworth in
Tokyo” by Tim Egan and “The
Little House Cookbook” by Bar-
bara M. Walker
The following books are
in memory of Elizabeth
Kachmar and are presented by
Mike and Betsy Dombroski and
Family: “How a Book is Made”
by Aliki, “When the Wind
Stops” by Charlotte Zolotow
and “I Know a Lady” by Char-
lotte Zolotow
In honor of Robert Saul,
“Sports Illustrated Football's
Greatest,” presented by Lucille
In honor of Merilyn Saul,
“The Royal Wedding of Prince
William and Kate Middleton,”
presented by A Friend
In honor of Mrs. Lillian
Saba McManus, “Golf Maga-
zine’s Big Book of Basics,”
presented by daughters Kathy,
Taryn, Jacqueline and Erin
In honor of the Bookshop
Volunteers, “ABC for Book
Collectors” by John Carter and
Nicolas Barker, presented by
Ruth Tetschner
In honor of Helen Franklin
on her 96th birthday, “Simply
Beautiful Photographs” by An-
nie Griffiths, presented by Joan
and David Roskos
The History Channel
* On June 24, 1803, Matthew
Thornton, one of New Hamp-
shire’s delegates to the second
Continental Congress, dies
at age 89. Because he did not
arrive in Philadelphia until Sep-
tember, he missed the initial
approval of the Declaration of
Independence, but later added
his signature to the document.
* On June 26, 1911, athlete
Mildred “Babe” Didrikson is
born in Port Arthur, Texas. At
the 1932 Olympics in Los An-
geles, Didrikson won gold med-
als in the javelin and 80-meter
hurdles. She had qualified for
five events, but women were
restricted to three events at the
ill Jenkins stands at at-
tention at the funeral ser-
vice of his grandfather, William
Jenkins, of Dallas, who was a
volunteer fireman all his life.
The photo was provided by Su-
san Slocum.
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specifically for Dallas Post read
ers who have something they'd
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to, by,
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The Dallas Post, 15 N. Main St.,
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Information must include
the submitting person’s name,
address and telephone number
in the event we have questions.
Readers wishing to have their
photos returned should include
a self-addressed/stamped en-
velope. Items will be published
in the order in which they are
The editor of The Dallas Post
reserve the right to reject any
items submitted for publication.
like to share with fellow readers.
Soin fads
20 YEARS AGO -1993
More than 90 volunteers
will be present at the Flea
Market planned by Meadows
Nursing Center Auxiliary for
June 19 on
the Center’s
Flea Market
are: Betty
Hill, Louise
Agnes Kunkle, Mildred
Felix, Marge Richards, Myrtle
Coolbaugh, Evelyn Daley and
Helen Kishbaugh.
Jack Rogers of the Back
Mountain Kiwanis Club, spon-
sor and advisor to the Lake-
Lehman Key Club, announced
selection of new officers for
the Key Club for 1993-94.
Elected to the offices were:
President, Leslie Harrington;
Secretary, Tiffany Roese and
Treasurer, Amanda Turner.
30 YEARS AGO - 1983
The following members of
Junior Girl Scout Troop 624 of
Dallas recently received awards
for community service: Amy
Mannear, Stacy McCuen, Lisa
Goldsmith, Heather May, Kim
Stager, Jessica Oravitz, Amy
Yanalunas, Lisa Murphy, Lisa
Vozniak, Tracy Hunter, Tracy
Shelley, Dodi Dodson, Meagan
Wega and Ellen Smaka.
Judy Loke, daughter of
Mr. and Mrs. Michael Loke,
Trucksville, was selected to
receive the 1982-3 Eric A. and
Josephine Walker Award at the
Pennsylvania State Univer-
sity’s Wilkes-Barre campus.
The Walker Award is given
annually to the outstanding
sophomore student on each
Penn State campus on the ba-
sis of scholarship, leadership,
citizenship, character and con-
tribution to the welfare of the
campus and the community.
Andrea Bunney recently re-
ceived first place in the Penn’s
Woods Girl Scouts “Design the
Day Camp Patch” contest. Her
drawing, a rainbow motif, will
~ be used on the official 1983
Day Camp Patch. Andrea,
a fourth grade student at
Lehman-Jackson Elementary,
is a member of Junior Girl
Scout Troop 626.
40 YEARS AGO - 1973
The Altar and Rosary
Society of Gate of Heaven will
conduct its annual Rummage
Sale this weekend in the
school auditorium. Last year’s
sale was regarded by several
antique dealers as one of the
best in the valley. Chairman
of the sale is Mrs. Eugene
Menges, co-chairman Mrs. Jo-
seph McDonald, kitchen Mrs.
Leo Mohen and publicity Mrs.
Vince Correale.
Members of the Jackson
Township Cub Pack 225
toured the Dallas Post Friday.
As part of the continuing Cub
program of learning about dif-
ferent occupations and activi-
ties through first hand contact,
they were shown around the
functioning facilities. Mark
Mahon, Brian Lordon, Tony
Lordon, Bradley Wright, Mat-
thew Mach, Richard Zimmer-
man, Richard Braider, Donald
Benza and Wayne Benza all
left with a better understand-
ing of how a newspaper like
the Post operates.
50 YEARS AGO - 1963
Anne Miller, daughter of Mr.
and Mrs. Harold A.W. Miller
of E. Overbrook Avenue, was
presented the American
Legion Citizenship Award by
Black Diamond Post at closing
exercises at West Side Central
Catholic High School. She
also received the award for the
highest average in Christian _.
Doctrine in hef class, ~ * *_*
At elections held Tuesday
last week, Harveys Lake
American Legion Post 967 wel-
comed the following officers:
commander, Arthur Gosart;
first vice commander, Walter
Osko; second vice commander,
John Judge; finance officer,
Leo Wadaski; service officer,
Robert Uzdilla; chaplain, Bill
Check; sergeant-at-arms, Isen
Pennyton; historian, Howard
Engelman; adjutant, Donald
60 YEARS AGO - 1953
Donna Lee Garinger and
Joan Hand, fifth grade stu-
dents at Dallas Borough
elementary school, have been
running neck and neck in the
race to see how many books
they can read from a specified
list complied by Mrs. W.E. Mc-
Quilkin, before the close of the
school year. Up to date each
little girl has read fafty-four ap-
proved books, far outstripping
others in the class.
Dallas Woman’s Club
members in charge of the
Value Shop at Back Mountain
Library Annex, during the first
half of June are: Mrs. Marian
Harter, Mrs. Walter Elston,
Mrs. Eugene Groff, Mrs.
Pauline Clewell and Mrs. Theo
Robert Richard Rice, son of
Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Rice,
Orchard Farm, a member
of this year’s senior class at
Dallas-Franklin High School,
received the American Legion
Award for outstanding citizen-
ship at the Commencement
70 YEARS AGO - 1943
Mrs. William Eckert was ~~
hostess to members of the : ==
Young Girls’ Class of Hunts-
ville Christian Church at her
home on Friday evening. Plans
for an out-door party were
discussed. Present were: Mrs.
Walter Covert Jr., Mrs. Iva
Jones, Elma Major, Hannah
Culp, Mrs. Anthony Mauro
and the hostess.
Dave Deater, Lake Township
tax collector, has a little glass
bank on the counter at his
store at Alderson in which cus-
tomers drop pennies, nickels
and odd bits of change. When
the amount reaches $50, Dave
will send it to the Reynolds
Tobacco Company, makers of
Camel cigarettes. The firm will
then send 1,000 packages of =
cigarettes to any theatre of
Mr. Deater designates. Each
package will bear the message
“From your friends at Harveys
Lake” and will be distributed
free to soldiers.
The Dallas Post has been in
existence for 122 years. Infor-
mation for “Only Yesterday” is
taken from back issues of the
newspaper and reprinted here
exactly as it first appeared.
“One year | got break-
fast in bed; it was
delicious and enter-
Richard Allen
“My three boys took
me to a Phillies game.
| think they won.”
Chuck Youngman
“Spending time with
the kids, breakfast in
bed and homemade
Mike Pevear
‘My son made a book-
let about me. It was
nice and | still have
Matt Slacktish
“Every year we play
an annual Father's Day
baseball game with all
the fathers and grand-
fathers in the family.”
Patrick Zarola
“They are all good
to me. We have fun
together and hugs -
that's the best pres-
Ed Janora