Beloit Daily News June 2, 2003 On this date…From Daily News files 100, 50, 25 and 10 years ago

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June 2, 1903(Tuesday) _ Gustave Gustafson, 41, finally passed away from injuries received several days ago when he was run down by an interurban car he was trying to flag down; he was a native of Sweden; he was employed at the Foster shoe factory. … The Rock County Medical Society's Beloit meeting focused on physicians' desire to have schools more rigidly enforce rules against having children with infectious diseases attend classes.

June 2, 1953(Tuesday) _ Roscoe businessman Clifford Wilcox is dead at age 89. … Aged Monroe Swiss cheese is 53 cents a pound at the Midwest Market, 220 State Street. … A 160 tract north of Burton Street and west of McKinley Avenue has been offered by owners Walter and Ruby Christiansen, for annexation. … A large tract on the northeast section of the city also has been proposed for annexation as the site for a new elementary school. … The one-room brick Coon Creek school near Rockton will be closed for good at the end of the school year this Friday; students living in the area served by the school now will attend Shirland school.

June 2, 1978(Friday) _ The lawyer for suspended Beloit police officer Joseph Tomkiewicz says Police Chief John Mizerka employs “favoritism” in disciplinary policies. … Among women honored at the YWCA's Leader Luncheon were Joyce Scholten, Marjorie Tobit, Velma Herd, Kathy Sand and Minnie Enking. … Barbara Bryden is valedictorian and Kerry Ward is salutatorian at North Boone High School. … Mr. and Mrs. Leslie J. Meyers will note their 50th anniversary. … Beloit Memorial High seniors Richard Kinkade, Christopher Plude, Robert Pollard, Ted Wen and Ann Freeman have won Beloit Education Association scholarships. … Robinson school teacher Carol Healless is the Rotary Club's teacher of the month. … Longtime Rock County clerk of courts Harold V. Schmidley will retire.

June 2, 1993(Wednesday) _ The official temperature of 37 degrees on Tuesday was a record low for June 1 in Beloit. … Jean-Marie McMorran of Beloit Catholic High has been named a U.S. National award winner in foreign language and mathematics. … Longtime Beloit teacher Ellen Mary Hermann, affectionately known as “Doll,” has died at the age of 89. … Coty council members say the new ban on all outdoor burning is to be reviewed in light of public protests. … Longtime Beloit retail store worker Joseph Boyd Hough, 78, has died.

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