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By From page B2 | May 20, 2013

Deibert Ken25 Years ago

May 18, 1988

Lowe, 2 challengers to debate tonight

District 2 county Supervisor Pat Lowe is in a three-way race to retain her seat on the El Dorado County Board of Supervisors. Challenging her are Steve Bailey of Diamond Springs and Neva Roberts of South Lake Tahoe.

All three candidates will appear tonight at a candidates forum scheduled to begin at 7 p.m. at Camino School on Snow’s Road …

Each of the candidates will give a five-minute opening statement and follow-up with three-minute rebuttals. Following a break for coffee and cookies, written questions from the audience will be posed to the candidates.

Lowe is current chairman of the board and completing her second term as county supervisor. Roberts is a member of the South Lake Tahoe City Council. Bailey is Deputy Director for the State Department of Social Services and also serves as a director for the El Dorado-Diamond Springs Fire District.


65 Years ago

May 20, 1948

Deputy Matron Visits Chapter

The official visit of Laura Ball Smith, district deputy grand matron, to Fallen Leaf Chapter No. 90, O.E.S., at the chapter’s recent meeting, was of special interest since she is a past worthy matron of the chapter.

There was a potluck supper in the banquet room of the Masonic Hall, which had been specially decorated and the visitor was formally welcomed at the chapter meeting which followed.

She was presented with a gift from the chapter by Gladys Veerkamp, worthy matron, who was assisted in the presentation by a choral group …

Following the meeting, dessert was served. Visitors were in attendance from distant points and from other chapters in this district.

The committee on arrangements had Inez Veerkamp as chairman, with Helen Pierroz, Ethel Harper, Francis Romberg, Mae Veerkamp, Bert Pierroz and Frank K. Romberg.


Hangtown ’49ers Play In Division Of Foothill Loop

The Hangtown 49ers, managed and coached by Coach L. A. Brown, have entered the southern section of the Football League and open their season at Newcastle.

The lads will be rigged out in new uniforms, thanks to A. Bigelow, of the Bigelow Logging Company


110 Years ago

May 23, 1903

Citizens Caucus

A citizens meeting was called for Thursday evening last, for the purpose of selecting five candidates for City Trustees to be voted for at the City election to be held on Tuesday, May 28th. G. A. Richardson and W. N. Muffley were chosen Chairman and Secretary respectively. The following Trustees were selected: Dr. J. Q. Wrenn, N. Fox, J. F. Limpinsel, J. A. Swigwart and J. C. O’Donnell. For City Treasurer, A. Mierson was suggested; for Marshal and Tax Collector, H. McBeth; City Clerk and ex-offico Assessor, W. N. Muffley, Street Superintendent, City Recorder, Poundmaster and Health Officer will hereafter be appointive offices.


Fine Mountain Potatoes

I have on hand a fine lot of mountain potatoes which I will sell on the ranch in ton lots for $20 per ton; less than a ton lots $125 per hundred.

J. W. Juckes
Pleasant Valley, El Dorado Co., Cal.

Ken Deibert

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