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A Glance at the Past 4-29-15

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100 years ago from the Raymond Herald

April 30, 1915

Proceedings of city council

At the council meeting Wednesday night there were present Mayor Little, Attorney Welsh, Clerk Elwood and Councilman Stratton, Rasmussen, Stapleton and Leber.

On motion which prevailed the minutes of the last meeting were approved as read.

A communication from the Western Bond and Mortgage Co., of Portland, regarding their bid on Water bonds and read and accepted and ordered filed.

Elks bring home Ford automobile

Seven or eight automobiles loaded with Elk left this city last Saturday afternoon for Centralia to take in the Elks Circus in that city. On the afternoon train several others went out, making between 40 and 50 who attended the circus from this city. All report a good time with lots of fun. Among the autos going out were B. Lewis, exalted ruler of Raymond lodge, E. Colkett, Frank Nixon,

50 years ago from the Raymond Herald

April 29, 1965

South Bend high open despite fire

Classes resumed on schedule Monday morning in the fire wracked wracked South Bend High school building, although some rooms were closed off and out of bounds for students.

Flames which broke out on the ground floor about 10 o' clock Friday night and then shit skyward up a heating and ventilating system made it doubtful whether the building could be made serviceable over the weekend. But teachers, parents and student volunteers cleared debris from water soaked halls and classrooms , replaced furniture and equipment and did a first rate mop up job.

City dog control is working well

The Raymond police drive to eliminate roving nuisance dogs is receiving good assistance from the public, Sgt. Jerry Morley reported to the Raymond city commission Monday night.

Morley said he expected some hostile calls over the police pickup of the dogs, but instead had received very good cooperation. "I guess people were as tired of the dog packs as we were of getting dog calls," he said.

25 years ago from the Willapa Harbor Herald.

May 2, 1990

Rescue two children from fire

Two children were rescued from a smoke filled apartment in Raymond the afternoon of Saturday, April 28.

Two eight year old children were taken from the Raymond Apartments at 236 First Street by Doug Olsen, 26, who lived in a neighboring apartment on Commercial Street, according to Fire Marshal Bob Hathaway. Cause of the fire was unknown.

CPR saves girl in Lebam

Two-year-old Amanda Marie Schuttie had a close call Sunday. Cardio-pulmonary resuscitation by volunteer firemen Fred Huber of Lebam saved her life.

Huber said the girl's lips were blue and her eyes open but lifeless when he applied CPR at the Lebam Tavern.

Her mother, Kim Haerling, had carried her daughter from her home 100 yards to the tavern to obtain help when the daughter encountered breathing difficulties at about 5 pm Sunday.





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