APRIL 9, 1953
The top stories in the Norwalk Reflector-Herald on this date 54 years ago:
Catcher nabs 46 dogs in March
Forty-six stray dogs fell victim to Dog Warden Clair Church during March, he reported to the county commissioners yesterday. One of the strays was given a home.
Claims received during the past month were: O.K. Austin, rural Willard, 11 laying hens; Paul Riley, rural Norwalk, 51 chickens.
Annual St. Paul sports fete tomorrow
Honoring Flyer athletes in three sports, the annual alumni-sponsored St. Paul High sports banquet will take place at 7 p.m. tomorrow in the school auditorium.
Highlighting post-dinner activities will be the presentation of athletic letters by Coach Les Zorge to members of the Flyer football, basketball and baseball squads. Monograms will also be awarded cheerleaders, it was revealed.
John Carroll University student and St. Paul graduate Bob Spettle will act as toastmaster.
In charge of arrangements for the yearly banquet are Tom Hug, Bob Kline, Mrs. Leon Ledermeier, Mrs. Don Schacht, Miss Rose Marie Giles and Miss Eileen Gfell. William Rupp is president of the alumni group.
New auto wash opens in city
A new quick-wash auto service opens tomorrow at 9 Foster in quarters formerly occupied by Lee Cady, it was announced today by Paul Johnson, who will be in charge.
The autowash will do a complete washing job per unit in seven minutes, Mr. Johnson said.
The establishment is being operated by White Motor Sales.
Present slate of new Lions Club officers
R.B. Hutton's name was presented at yesterday's Lions Club luncheon as a candidate for the organization's presidency. The recommendation was made by Ralph Poth, chairman of the nominating committee.
Other names for posts in the club submitted were:
Charles Hipp, first vice president; Sam Giallombardo, second vice president; Merle Hill, third vice president; Dr. N.E. Ross, secretary-treasurer. Directors for two years, Mike Preston and the Rev. Arthur Basile. Mel Shipley, Lion tamer, and Dr. J.E. Geoghan, tail twister.
Ronnie Hutton presided at the meeting.
P.B. Frederick chosen president of Eagles Lodge
Paul B. Frederick was chosen president of the local Eagles lodge at the annual elections held last evening. He will take office June 1.
Others chosen to office were: Harrison Zuercher, vice president; J.F. Hackathorn, chaplain; John Hepp, conductor; Devan Wilde, inside guard; Eihner Anderson, outside guard; and Jerry Spencer, trustee.
Compiled by Andy Prutsok