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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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The Old(er) Days — July 4th, 1944

The Old(er) Days — July 4th, 1944 July 4th Picnic

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Ladies’ Sole Survivor Field

  The field is set for the Ladies’ Sole Survivor on Sunday, July 7th. Mary Mandersheid — 2003 & 2018 Ladies’ Sole Survivor winner Sharon Kimberling — 2011 Ladies’ Sole Survivor winner Kristin Strong Bev Rhoades Mitzi Houska Kathy Christian Jill … Continue reading

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Sr. Sole Survivor Field Set

Sr. Sole Survivor Field #1 — Jerry Curtis — Defending Champion — 2001, 2004, 2013 & 2017 Sole Survivor winner; 2002, 2008, 2009, 2017 & 2018 Sr. Sole Survivor winner #2 — Wayne Krauss — May 19th Qualifying Winner #3 — Bill Sayler … Continue reading

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Members from BPOE #249’s 126 Years of History — Reo Lee Lloyd

Reo Lloyd Born in Moscow ID  — 1949 graduated Moscow High School — 1967 served in U. S. Navy — Vietnam — 1967-1975 journeyman carpenter — 1975-2011 volunteer fireman & EMT — Sitka AK — 1975-1985 awarded Carnegie Hero Fund … Continue reading

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History of the “249er”

History of the “249er” On November 15th, in 1919, the first issue of the 249er was published.  Currently in its 100th year of continuous publication, the 249er has been published monthly, with the exception of a few years during the … Continue reading

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Tuesday Men’s League (from 1947)

Tuesday Twilight League — The beginning Tuesday Night twilight league is in its 72nd consecutive season — Play started in 1947

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Members from BPOE #249’s 126 Years of History — Samuel Hale (Sam) Butterfield

Sam Butterfield Born in Moscow ID –1924 attended Ursuline Academy (St. Mary’s School) graduated Moscow High School — student body president — 1942 University of Idaho — 1942-1943 & 1946-1947 served in US Army Air Corp during WWII Italy and … Continue reading

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the Old(er) Days — June 14th, 1942

June 14th, 1942 Elks picnic at the course with a golf exhibition by Buck Bailey and Guy Wicks

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The Old(er) Days — June 5, 1947

The Old(er) Days — June 5th, 1947 State Elks Convention delegation

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Members from BPOE #249’s 127 Years of History — M. J. Shields

M. J. Shields Born in Lockport NY –1852 completed school in Rochester NY — 1868 businessman — San Francisco CA — 1870-1878 implement dealer, mill machinery dealer & saw mill owner/operator — Moscow — 1870-1899 University of Idaho Board of Regents … Continue reading

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Members from BPOE #249’s 126 Years of History — James E (Jim) Kraus

Jim Kraus Born in Rock Ford Colorado — 1909 graduated from Colorado State University — 1932 masters degree from University of Wisconsin — 1934 Ph.D. Cornell University — 1940 Aberdeen Agricultural Experiment Station — 1941-1948 Head of Department of Horticulture … Continue reading

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Members from BPOE #249’s 126 Years of History — Donald R Theophilus

Don Theophilus Born in Pittsburgh PA — 1899 graduated from Iowa State College (University) — 1920 & 1922 Assistant Professsor — Iowa State College (University) — 1922-1923 masters degree from Iowa State College (University) — 1924 Professor — Western Kentucky State College … Continue reading

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The Old(er) Days — 5/12/1929 — Moscow Golf Club official opening

The Old(er) Days — May 12th, 1929 Moscow Golf Club official opening The Moscow Golf Club was later purchased by the Moscow Elks Lodge and currently is the Moscow Elks Golf Club and site of the current Moscow Elks Lodge.

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