Jan. 15, 1916
The women’s Relief Corps installed the following officers at their meeting last evening: Emma Heffelman, president; Anna Stewart, vice president; Rosa E. Irwin, secretary; Martha J. Smith, treasurer; Minerva Clawson, chaplain; Melissa Neal, conductress; and Alice G. Hoyle, assistant conductress.
D.L. Elsner, of Turtle Creek Township, sold 16 steers to Ed. F. McClure yesterday that weighed 21,480 pounds. They brought $1718.40.
Jan. 15, 1941
Kiwanians of the second division of the Ohio district will join local club members this evening at a dinner in the Masonic Temple for the dual observance of the 20th anniversary of the founding of the Sidney club and 26th anniversary of Kiwanis International. Walter Jackson, past governor of the district, will be the principal speaker.
S. E. Shearer was elected president of the Citizens National Bank when the directors completed their organization. Others names to the board of directors at the annual shareholders meeting yesterday were: J.D. Barnes, W.J. Emmons, E.C. Amos, Joseph G. Wagner, Joe B. Cook and Arthur Allinger. Wagner was named vice president.
Jan 15, 1966
A recently-organized local group of La Leche League will hold its first meeting Jan. 20 at 8 p.m. in the home of Mrs. Richard Young, 117 N. Main Ave. The name La Leche, is Spanish and means “the milk.” A non-sectarian, non-profit organization, the League’s purpose is to help encourage breast feeding.
The Central Junior High School Library opened for business this week in the former study hall on the second floor of the building with Miss Emma Pfeifer as librarian. Miss Pfeifer, Latin teacher here since 1952, is devoting most of her time to the library where she supervises the help of the 57 aides who serve through portions of the eight-period day. The goal for the library, says William Leighty, principal, is 10,000 volumes.
Jan. 15, 1991
Adolph “Sonny” Meyer was elected chairman of the Shelby County Board of Commission during the board’s organizational meeting this week. Commissioner William Leighty was elected vice chairman. Thomas Zimpher, who served last year as chairman, was reappointed to represent commissioners on the Data Processing Board.
CINCINNATI (AP) – The Cincinnati Reds will find out in the next few weeks how much their World Series championship costs them. Eight Reds players filed for salary arbitration Tuesday, including shortstop Barry Larkin, bullpen closer Randy Myers and World Series Most Valuable Player Jose Rijo. None of the eight made $1 million last year, but all three are likely to seek seven-figure salaries for 1991. The other Reds filing for arbitration are outfielder Billy Hatcher, infielders Mariano Duncan, Chris Sabo and Todd Benzinger, and reliever Norm Charlton.
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