J. B. Jackson, a hit and run victim, died in 1940, five weeks after being severely injured.
In the news in 1940: Teachers arrive in town for an MEA meeting, the band shell was being designed for Chautauqua Park, a truck driver perished in a tragic accident, and the Brewster Creamery was looking for help.
Four people were injured in an auto accident in 1940. The Kiwanis group had I.D. Weeks in to speak. USD’s library is named after him, apparently.
Two guys named Elmer collided in 1961, and in an unrelated story, five teenage girls got probation for drinking-related offenses.