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20 YEARS AGO – 1992

First graders at Lehman-Jackson school peppered Frances Slocum State Park's naturalist Jerry Kozlansky with questions on how animals live in the winter during Kozlansky's visit to their classes earlier this month. Participants included Katie Rhodes, Mark Yankowski, Lizzy Martin, Scott Wentzel, Katie Cilvik, Samantha Simmonette, Christopher Benoit, Jacqueline Lovecchio, Ryan Roderick and Robyn Maslowski.

Katie Bennett was crowned Dallas Homecoming Queen and Joy Kline was crowned Homecoming Queen at Lake-Lehman High School this past Staurday.

30 YEARS AGO - 1982

Three new professional employees joined the staff of Dallas Senior High School during the past two weeks. Pamela Bird Hargas was appointed sophomore Guidance Counselor to fill the position left vacant by the resignation of Millicent Kocher. Paul Brown is the new Health and Physical Education teacher, filling the position held by Clint Brobst. Frank Galicki is the new assistant high school principal replacing Dr. Brook Hunt.

This week's Dallas Gridiron Club MVP is Sam Noone, defensive secondary for the Mountaineers. Sam, a junior, won the award for his excellent defensive game against G.A.R. last week.

40 YEARS AGO - 1972

This week, on October 23, Ellen Maude Robbins will observe her 100th birthday. She will be honored that day by her children at a special birthday celebration which will be held at the Robbins homestead on Harris Hill Road, Trucksville.

Kathy Jonsson was crowned Homecoming Queen of 1972 at Dallas during halftime ceremonies of the Dallas-Scranton prep football game. She was escorted by Jay Berger.

50 YEARS AGO - 1962

Mrs. Agnes Myers will direct the Fashion Show for Dallas Chapter 396 Order of Eastern Star, Dallas Junior High School, Wednesday at eight o'clock. These members of the chapter will act as models: Elizabeth Adams, Ruth Ambrose, Ruth Bennett, Norma Bigelow, Dorothy Dodson, Ruth Lewin and Jane Hackling. Pianist will be Virginia Swanson.

Chaperones for Dallas Junior High School Record Hop tomorrow night are Mr. and Mrs. Welton Farrar, Mr. and Mrs. Clayton Klaboe, Mr. and Mrs. Carl Kaschenback. Chairman of refreshments is Mrs. Allen Covert assisted by Mr. Covert, Mrs. Charlton Davies and Mrs. John Blase.

60 YEARS AGO - 1952

Dallas-Franklin Township PTA will stage its annual Hallowe'en Party in the gymnasium Wednesday evening. Parents and children are asked to come in costume. General chairman is David William; Charles Roberts has charge of music and tickets; Francis Ambrose, decorations; Joseph Maza, program; Mrs. Ralph Dixon, refreshments; Mrs. Clarence Butler, prizes; Mrs. W.P. Steinhauer, judges; and Robert Cook, pictures.

With every woman present taking an active part in the discussion, the Back Mountain Book Club discussed the books they would choose to take to a desert island at the meeting in the Library Annex on Wednesday. Selections named by nearly all were the Bible, a dictionary, Boy Scout Manual, anthologies of poetry and A Man Called Peter.

70 YEARS AGO - 1941

Mrs. George VonArx, Mrs. Frank Davis and Mrs. Lloyd Kear were appointed as a committee of mothers for Dallas Brownies at their meeting on Tuesday.

Ted Wilson received painful injuries to his face and nose Friday morning while he was cranking the engine that drives his saw mill. The engine backfired throwing the heavy iron crank in his face with such force that his nose was crushed so that the bones pierced the flesh. Fellow workers picked him up while he was still unconscious and brought him to Dr. Fleming's office for treatment. Later the crank was found embedded in three inches of earth and Mr. Wilson's hat was picked up about eight feet from the place where he was struck.

Information for Only Yesterday is taken from past issues of The Dallas Post which is 122 years old. The information is printed here exactly as it appeared in the newspaper years ago.

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