Out of the past


Out of the past



100 years

Sept. 3, 1915

United States Senator Pomerene and party arrived here from Lima this afternoon and were escorted to the assemble room of the courthouse where the good roads meeting was held. The change in arrangements was necessary because of the rain. Postmaster Val Lee, J.E. Russell and W.H. Wagner went to Wapakoneta to escort the senator to the city. B.T. Bulle presided at the meeting. Wm. S. Galbreath, national secretary of the Dixie Highway association also addressed the meeting.

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Louis F. Wagner and wife, Misses Rose and Celia Wagner, William Kingseed and wife and daughter Magdeline left today to join the Ohio Beauty Special which will carry a party of Ohio tourists on their trip west through Yellowstone Park, British Columbia, and down the Pacific Coast to the expositions.

75 years

Sept. 3, 1940

Dr. Clayton Kiracofe, who has been located in Sidney since early this spring as an associate of Dr. James Erbaugh, is taking over the practice formerly operated by the two optometrists in the Ohio Manchester college and Illinois College of Optometry. Dr. Kiracofe was a staff member at the Illinois college for a time before coming to Sidney.

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A candlelight installation ceremony for new officers was held when members of the Campfire group met last evening in the home of Miss Jean Gagoudy, guardian. The affair was also arranged as a surprise to honor Miss Gagoudy who leaves soon to enter the Vogue school in Chicago. Dorothy Elson was installed as president; Eunice Baker, vice president; Suzanne Kiser, secretary, and Anis Garberson, treasurer.

50 years

Sept. 3, 1965

URBANA — Clarence J. Brown Jr., today announced his candidacy for the Republican nomination in the special primary election on Sept. 21, to fill the vacancy created by the death of his father, Congressman Clarence Brown, of Blanchester, who died Aug. 23. The 38-year-old Urbana newspaper publisher and radio station operator became the sixth avowed candidate in the eight-county, Seventh Ohio Congressional district.

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Ross Pattern and Foundry Co. of Sidney, has received the Romec Facility of Lear Siegler’s award of excellence for their participation in the Romec zero defects program during the April through June period. Ross was selected from among 175 production material vendors due to the high quality of their castings which are delivered to Romec where they are used to make aerospace components.

25 years

Sept. 3, 1990

MINSTER — “I’m proud to be a Minsterite” is the motto of this year’s grand marshal of the Minster Oktoberfest Parade, Virgil “Virg” Moorman, 57, 205 N. Frankfort St.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Doubts about the ability of economic sanctions to force Iraqi withdrawal from Kuwait have prompted recommendations from inside and outside the government for direct U.S. military action against Iraq, officials say friday. President Bush’s spokesman publicly dismissed such reports, though military and other officials acknowledged that American forces still pouring into Saudi Arabia could switch quickly from defense to offense if ordered.

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Out of the past

These news items from past issues of the Sidney Daily News are compiled by the Shelby County Historical Society (498-1653) as a public service to the community. Local history on the Internet! www.shelbycountyhistory.org

These news items from past issues of the Sidney Daily News are compiled by the Shelby County Historical Society (498-1653) as a public service to the community. Local history on the Internet! www.shelbycountyhistory.org