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Members from BPOE #249’s 126 Years of History — Bob Mortensen

 H. Robert (Bob) Mortensen Born in Moscow Idaho — 1922 attended schools in Craigmont & Moscow graduated from Moscow High School — 1940 attended University of Idaho — 1940-1942 United States Army — South Pacific — 1942-1945 car salesman — … Continue reading

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The Old(er) Days — 9/10/1948 –Elks’ Saturday Night Dance Orchestra

The Old(er) Days — September 10th, 1948 Elks’ Saturday Night Dance Orchestra The Elks’ Saturday Nigh Dance Orchestra of 1948-49.  They played every Saturday night at the lodge during the fall and winter. From left to right they were: Bert Neilsen … Continue reading

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Members from BPOE #249’s 126 Years of History — Boyd Martin

 Boyd Martin Born in Cottonwood Idaho — 1911 attended schools in Cottonwood and Lewiston graduated from Nez Perce High School — 1929 attended Pasadena City College attended University of California at Los Angeles graduated from University of Idaho — 1936 … Continue reading

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The Old(er) Days — 9/1/1927 — Temple Renovation & Addition

The Old(er) Days — September 1st, 1927 Temple Renovation & Addition

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Let’s Be More Understanding

Let’s Be More Understanding “Let every nation know, whether it wishes us well or ill, that we shall pay any price, bear any burden, meet any hardship, support any friend, oppose any foe in order to assure the survival and the success of liberty.” — President … Continue reading

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Members from BPOE #249’s 126 Years of History — Guy Plumb Wicks

 Guy Wicks Born in Eustis Nebraska — 1902 graduated Moscow High School — 1920 Varsity baseball — University of Idaho 1922-1925 graduated University of Idaho — 1925 high school coach — Genesee High School — 1925-1927 high school coach — … Continue reading

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Members from BPOE #249’s 126 Years of History — I. C. Hattabaugh

I. C. Hattabaugh Born near Salem Indiana — 1851 finished school in New Ross Indiana — 1867 manufactoring drain tiles — Duncan Brothers — Jamestown Indiana — 1875-1878 carpentry/sash & door manufacturing — Lewiston ID –1878-1890 deputy assessor, deputy sheriff … Continue reading

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The Old(er) Days — August 12th, 1944

The Old(er) Days — August 12th, 1944 Elks Golf Course #4 green  

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The Old(er) Days — August 10th, 1944

The Old(er) Days — August 10th, 1944 Quartermaster Corps

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Members from BPOE #249’s 126 Years of History — Frank Young

Frank Young Born in Ireland — 1914 Moved to Michigan N. D. — 1924 Graduated (Valedictorian) from Michigan HS — 1933 Bachelor’s degree in chemistry Jamestown College– 1937 US Navy during WWII as athletics instructor including tours to Okinawa and … Continue reading

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From the Exalted Ruler

From the Exalted Ruler Greetings fellow Elk members: I must admit and be honest I was dreading the National Elks Convention in St. Louis Missouri this past July.  I have been to St. Louis before years ago and I know how hot and humid it can … Continue reading

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The Old(er) Days — July 27th, 1944

The Old(er) Days — July 27th, 1944 Dubs & Duffers

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Members from BPOE #249’s 126 Years of History — James Lynn “Jim” Graves

Jim Graves Born in Ashton SD — 1924 graduated Pocatello High School — 1942  University of Idaho 1942 & 1946-1949 U. S. Army 21st Armored Infantry — Europe — 1943-1945 WWII degree in Animal Husbandry — University of Idaho — … Continue reading

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Remaining Golf Schedule for 2019 Season — revised 6/17/19

Remaining Golf Schedule for the 2019 Season* *Always subject to change as necessary Tuesday league — Tuesday @ 5:30 PM —  7/16 – 8/27 Ladies’ league — Wednesday @ 5:30 PM —  7/17 — 8/14 Thursday league — Thursday @ 1:00 PM … Continue reading

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Members from BPOE #249’s 126 Years of History — Dr. William W. Watkins

Dr. W. W. Watkins Born in Warner NH –1846 MD from Washington University — St. Louis Missouri medical practice — Mine La Motte Missouri — 1872-1880 medical practice — St. Louis Missouri — 1880-1887 Professor — College of Physicians  & … Continue reading

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Sr. Sole Survivor Results

Sr. Sole Survivor Results Greg Bailey — 3rd  highest points earned in qualifying events of non qualified — eliminated on #1 Bill Lambert —  2nd alternate — eliminated on #2 Todd Martin –– June 8th Qualifying Winner — eliminated on #3 Wayne Krauss — May … Continue reading

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Ladies’ Sole Survivor Results

  Ladies’ Sole Survivor Results Mitzi Houska — eliminated on #1 Laurie Hopkins — eliminated on #2 Kathy Christian — eliminated on #3 Jill Diamond — eliminated on #4 Sharon Kimberling — 2011 Ladies’ Sole Survivor winner — eliminated on #5 Mary Nelson  — eliminated … Continue reading

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Members from BPOE #249’s 126 Years of History — Francis Albert Schmidt

Francis Schmidt Born in Downs Kansas –1885 graduated Fairbury High School (Nebraska) — 1903 participated in Varsity football, basketball, baseball & track at University of Nebraska — 1904-1907 Law degree — University of Nebraska — 1907 coached football & basketball … Continue reading

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Sole Survivor Results

Sole Survivor Results 70th Annual July 4th Sole Survivor Exhibition Todd Martin — Most points earned in qualifying events — eliminated in a pitch-off on #1 with Barry Kees, Wayne Krauss, Lance Abendroth, Jerry Curtis, Taylor Anderson & Marc Trivelpiece Lance … Continue reading

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The Old(er) Days — July 4, 1947

The Old(er) Days — July 4th, 1947 Elks Fourth of July picnic

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