Past In Review for Aug. 4 – The Daily Jeffersonian

4August 2020

100 YEARS AGO( 1920 )

— R.J. Jeffries, editor of the Alliance Review, acquired the Columbiana Ledger, a weekly publication, and was to take personal charge of it with the objective of publishing daily.

— The Alliance Chamber of Commerce voted unanimously to re-elect W.H. Ramsey as president together with the whole slate of officers that consisted of J.S. Spring (very first vice president), A.A. Mulac (2nd vice president), G.C. Baxley (secretary) and S.L. Sturgeon (treasurer).

— All potteries in Sebring were practically shut down due to a strike.

— It came as quite a surprise to find out that Guy E. Allott, manager of the Allott Hardware Co., and Gwen Jones, night supervisor at Alliance City Hospital, had actually snuck off with no friends or family understanding and had actually married and were on a honeymoon in the East. Jones, who had resided on South Arch Avenue, was the youngest daughter of Mrs. Josephine Jones and sis to Mrs. F.A. Hoiles and Mrs. E.P. Lorentz. Allott, the son of B.C. Allott, was a graduate of Mount Union College where he belonged to Alpha Tau Omega. He was likewise the graduate manager of the college's football group and considered a prominent guy of the city.

75 YEARS AGO (1945 )

— Dr. Bernard Quinn, who resided in the 300 block of East Main Street and had been a practicing chiropractic physician in the city for 30 years, passed away at the age of 74. Born in Alliance, he invested all however six years (those invested in Carrollton) of his life in the city. He was made it through by his wife, Flora Crubaugh Quinn, and a son, Robert, who was serving in the South Pacific with the U.S. Army. Three boys– Bernard Jr., Melvin and Claude– preceded him in death.

— Sebring McKinley had a new athletic director and head football coach for the 2nd time within a week. Ralph Gattrell, experienced basketball coach who had been revealed as athletic director, football coach and baseball coach, had resigned to take the head basketball post at Martins Ferry. To replace him, John Fife, previous Canton Lincoln High line coach who resigned at Alliance to take a comparable post in Sebring, was to end up being the head football coach and athletic director at the school, according to Superintendent S.H. Pollock, who likewise revealed he had a verbal agreement with Bray Toot, a 21-year veteran coach with the last 11 at Dellroy, to be the head basketball coach. Toot had coached Gattrell at Leesville. Fife had actually starred at Washington & & Jefferson and had coached for a year at Mount Union.

— Two Alliance males– Thomas J. Atchison and Arthur F. Dundon– were among 277 medical school graduates evaluated eligible to get certificates to practice medication in Ohio after passing the state board assessment. Atchison had actually gone to Ohio State University and was acting as a lieutenant in the Navy, finishing his internship at Bainbridge Naval Hospital in Maryland. Dundon, a Mount Union graduate who participated in medical school at Western Reserve and was commissioned a lieutenant upon graduation, was on inactive status while finishing his internship at South Side Hospital in Youngstown.

— Alliance's Jack Lang, a member of Battery C of the 37th Division, was promoted to chief warrant officer while stationed at Luzon. He had received the Bronze Star and the Legion of Merit.Source: daily-jeff. com

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