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BLAST FROM THE PAST Farm women elect officers

Norwalk Reflector Staff • Oct 29, 2015 at 11:56 AM

OCT. 5, 1962

The top stories in the Norwalk Reflector-Herald on this date 45 years ago:

Hold fall meeting;

new officers elected

One hundred and twenty-four women, representing 24 clubs participated in the fall meeting of the Huron County Federation of Farm Women's Clubs at the Methodist Church in Delphi yesterday.

President Mrs. Hugh Lewis presided at the meeting. Mrs. Fern Coffman gave the invocation and Mrs. Lynn Morrow extended the welcome to the federation members. The response was given by Mrs. Paul Bistine.

Mrs. Delma Stessman of rural Willard, who has been selected to represent the Huron County Federation in the mother of the year contest, was presented a trophy.

Mrs. Sarah Gerstenberger was elected president for a two-year term. Elected to serve in official capacities with Mrs. Gerstenberger were: Mrs. Cherry Vogel, vice president; Mrs. Mary Tucker, secretary; and Mrs. Helen Manhart, treasurer.

New officers elected by BPW

Mrs. Dan Smith was elected president of the Business and Professional Women at their dinner meeting Tuesday evening at the Universalist Church.

Also elected to official positions were: Mrs. Lewis Ronk, vice president; Miss Nelle Henry, secretary; Ms. E.W. Jonas, treasurer; and Mrs. Leo Moloney, corresponding secretary.

Local reporter is

on conference list

Two Norwalk journalism figures will play prominent roles tomorrow in the program for the Journalism Association of Ohio Schools Conference at Ohio State University.

Among the journalists participating, who will give views of the newspaper business to the students, will be Miss June Gladfeller of the Reflector-Herald staff. Miss Gladfeller, a graduate of the Ohio State University School of Journalism, will be one of 15 professional journalists on the program.

Kendall Falke, journalism instructor at Norwalk High School, is on the executive council of the sponsoring organization.

Queen Sandy reigns

Sandy Barr, 1962 Homecoming Queen, was featured in the paper surrounded by her court at last night's Norwalk-Bucyrus Football game. The Truckers football team gave Sandy a queen-sized coronation gift, a 12-0 victory. The queen was crowned prior to the game by last year's queen, Lee Cook. A formal crowning will take place a dance tonight in the high school. The homecoming royalty are: Attendants Ileen Kanwischer and Toni Cronk, and attendant Lydia Koslow.

Compiled by Andy Prutsok

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