From our files: “Mastertype” shown at teacher’s convention

100 Years Ago

The Cowley Weekly Progress

October 27, 1912

The Progress, in common with millions of American citizens, is glad that the would be assassin of former President Roosevelt failed in his dastardly and fiendish purpose and that Mr. Roosevelt is injured no more serious than he is. Attempted assassination should have no place in free America, and we hope that the criminal will meet punishment commensurate to his crime.

75 Years Ago

The Lovell Chronicle

October 28, 1937

The first public showing of the “Mastertype” will be at the annual teachers convention. The machine is a visual aid for typewriting instruction and was designed and built by Norman V. Craig, commercial teacher in Lovell High School and is being used experimentally in typing classes there.

50 Years Ago

The Lovell Chronicle

October 25, 1962

Photo: The Town of Lovell has made it easier for employees to keep crosswalks and parking zones painted. A machine has replaced the old brush. Here G.S. Emmett and Boyd Basnett try out the new striper on a crosswalk across Main Street. Parking stalls were also marked out.

25 Years Ago

The Lovell Chronicle

October 29, 1987

Don Burbank is the new kid on the block in the Lovell School District Administration, so to speak, but the new elementary school principal is already making changes he hopes will have a positive effect on the school and students. Burbank was hired this summer to replace longtime Lovell elementary principal Francis Hecker, who retired last spring.