Throwback Thursday: Family of newsies


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News Journal paper carriers at the Clinton County Fair in 1948 include members of the Curless family: Oscar, Evelyn and Janie. Can you tell us more? Share it at info@wnewsj.com. The photo is courtesy of the Clinton County Historical Society. Like this image? Reproduction copies of this photo are available by calling the History Center. For more info, visit www.clintoncountyhistory.org; follow them on Facebook @ClintonCountyHistory; or call 937-382-4684.

News Journal paper carriers at the Clinton County Fair in 1948 include members of the Curless family: Oscar, Evelyn and Janie. Can you tell us more? Share it at [email protected] The photo is courtesy of the Clinton County Historical Society. Like this image? Reproduction copies of this photo are available by calling the History Center. For more info, visit www.clintoncountyhistory.org; follow them on Facebook @ClintonCountyHistory; or call 937-382-4684.


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These are some highlights from the News Journal on August 1, 1932:

Internationally

‘Hitler Loses In Fight For German Power’

“BERLIN (AP) — Adolf Hitler’s push for complete power in Germany was stopped today” as “Hitler and his Nazi followers doubled their strength in the Reichstag over four years ago, but fell far short of achieving the clear majority they sought.”

Statewide

‘14 Are Killed in Ohio Accidents’

“(AP) At least 14 Ohioans were killed over he weekend in a wide assortment of accidents. Eight were victims of automobiles, four drowned, two were killed in an airplane crash, one was the victim of a ‘William Tell’ shooting, and one was struck by a railroad train.”

“The airplane victims were Charles Harding, 19, of Miamisburg, and Ruben Fink, 23, of Franklin. Harding was at the controls when the plane’s engine failed over a golf course near Dayton.” Golfers were first on the scene.

“The victim of the ‘William Tell’ accident was Emory Hessler, 16, who died at Delaware after he was shot by Leonard Harter, 14; the boys had been shooting at tin cans on each other’s heads.”

• A Lebanon man, Howard Jeffery, 74, “was fatally injured when attacked by a bull on the John Bogan farm on Drake Road north of Lebanon.” There were no witnesses. His watch had stopped at 5 p.m. Mr. Bogan found the body “two hours after Jeffery had left the farm house to attend to some wood chopping in an adjoining thicket.”

Locally

‘Young Men Go To Cleveland Game’

“Wilmington young men Richard Thatcher, Russell Jones, Delbert Vance and Herbert Reynolds” were four of over 80,000 people in attendance at the opening of the Cleveland Indians’ new municipal stadium as Bob “Lefty” Grove led the Philadelphia Athletics to a 1-0 win. The four used “four press box tickets sent the News Journal sports department by Billy Evans, Cleveland manager.

• Richard Daulton, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ben Daulton of Grove Street and recent graduate of Wilmington High, was honored as the “outstanding individual athlete” at the Citizens Military Training Camp in Fort Thomas, Ky.

• Paul L. Williams, son of Mr. and Mrs. Bert Williams of 343 High St., Wilmington, was granted a license to practice dentistry in Ohio.

• “Edwin Van Dervoort, of near Clarksville, is recovering from injuries sustained when he fell from a load of hay recently.”

• Showing at the Murphy Theatre was Lionel Barrymore in “the Washington Masquerade” and at the Lamax was Ronald Colman in “The Unholy Garden.”

News Journal paper carriers at the Clinton County Fair in 1948 include members of the Curless family: Oscar, Evelyn and Janie. Can you tell us more? Share it at [email protected] The photo is courtesy of the Clinton County Historical Society. Like this image? Reproduction copies of this photo are available by calling the History Center. For more info, visit www.clintoncountyhistory.org; follow them on Facebook @ClintonCountyHistory; or call 937-382-4684.
https://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2022/08/web1_Paper-Carriers.jpgNews Journal paper carriers at the Clinton County Fair in 1948 include members of the Curless family: Oscar, Evelyn and Janie. Can you tell us more? Share it at [email protected] The photo is courtesy of the Clinton County Historical Society. Like this image? Reproduction copies of this photo are available by calling the History Center. For more info, visit www.clintoncountyhistory.org; follow them on Facebook @ClintonCountyHistory; or call 937-382-4684. Clinton County History Center

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