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Mayor May Barney served as municipal judge during illness of city recorder 75 years ago

CENTRAL OREGONIAN - October 8, 1970: Herb Sibley, 665 W. Third, shows off his trophy from the leading buck midway in the Izaak Walton League's Big Buck Contest. The buck weighed in at 199 pounds. Sibley took the deer near Cline Falls on Sunday morning. Going into the final week of the contest, Harold Isaacson is second with a 190-pound buck, Doug Breese is third at 185, and Richard Beatty is fourth with 177 pounds.

95 years ago

October 8, 1925

An examination for forest ranger will be held on October 27, in twenty-six different states, according to word just received by district forester C.M. Granger at Portland. Entrance Salary for forest ranger in the U.S. forest service is $1500 in the United States, and $1900 in Alaska. Outside of the salary the government allows a mileage on privately-owned automobiles when used on official business, and actual expenses when absent on official duty from official headquarters.

Owing to the large number of accidents reported throughout the state during the first half of the deer season, Warden E.F. Averill has requested his deputies to call upon any person responsible for such accidents and advise them that Chapter 70, Laws of 1923, forbids any such person to bear arms within this state hereafter. He holds that the man who mistakes another for a deer and shoots him should be prosecuted for manslaughter.

75 years ago

October 4, 1945

Mayor May F. Barney, Prineville's first woman mayor and one of the few women mayors in the United States, achieved another "first" during the past few weeks when she served as a municipal judge during the illness of City Recorder J. E. Adamson. Mayor Barney held court in traffic cases, passed on arrests for various offenses, including being drunk and disorderly, and collected for the city a total of $181.00 in fines and bail forfeitures during the month of September.

50 years ago

October 8, 1970

The Arctic Circle Drive-In opened in Prineville Saturday under the ownership of Bert Brown, 40, formerly of Twin Falls, Idaho. The drive-in located at 318 W. Third, specializes in hamburgers, fried chicken, and ice cream products. Brown moved to Prineville approximately three months ago at the start of construction on the new drive-in.

25 years ago

October 5, 1995

Two local businesses have been listed as among the state's largest private companies. Ranked number seven is Les Schwab Tire Centers, and number 73, Ochoco Lumber Co. The annual ranking is searched and sponsored by the Oregon Business magazine, U.S. Bank of Oregon and others.

As of today, all fire restrictions on state forest lands and BLM lands and National Forests lands have been lifted. The Forest Service Prescribed Burn in the Mill Creek Wilderness area is continuing in spite of the latest precipitation. The prescribed burn has not grown much this past week, having covered about 1,300 acres.

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