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BLAST FROM THE PAST - Got milk? City wants control

Norwalk Reflector Staff • Oct 29, 2015 at 12:09 PM

MARCH 3, 1933

The top stories in the Norwalk Reflector-Herald on this date 75 years ago:

Ordinance to control milk proposed here

At the regular meeting of the city council Tuesday night, it is expected that a milk control ordinance for the city will be introduced. This subject has been the cause of hot discussion for months and the situation has become so complicated that representatives o the state board of health have been called here. Last Wednesday night, Fred Link, Fred G. Laible and Dr. G.F. Linn of the board of health, had a conference with a city council committee on the subject.

Local trade is encouraged by developments

Local business enterprises today hailed the release of Norwalk's industrial payrolls and the rebate of more than $10,000 in muny light bills, both of which were announced yesterday. With the release of normal payrolls and with the light rebate available for trading purposes, the prospects for increased business activity were much brighter Some of them could not conceal their pleasure in seeing Norwalk take such forward steps ahead of most communities.

Norwalk loses to Ashland by score 25-9

Norwalk High School's basketball fortunes took a tumble last night as suddenly as they had come to life the night before when Coach Rosie Starn's veteran Ashland High quintet turned in a 25 to 9 score over the Pfeiffer coached aggregation at Sandusky Junior High gym in the sectional class A basketball tournament.

Norwalk's team failed to perform in the manner it did against Crestline and Ray Whittaker, who scored a total of 19 points against Crestline, was held to one field goal by the Ashland club. Thus Norwalk was eliminated form any further competition in the tournament.

Another deed defines land in queer way

A hole in a roc, a butternut tree, an oak tree and other queer land marks of the 1830sw are set forth in the deed showing the transfer of 923 acres of land at Clarksfield from Elizabeth Luys to Clifton T. Lawson.

The deed has been filed in the office of County Treasurer John Elmlinger, and contains the following picturesque description from an older document:

"Beginning at the butternut tree in the ground in lot No. 13, thense south 33 ? W. 9.2c chains to a hole drilled in the rock: thense S. 18 ? E 1/06 chains to a stake set in the bank at the west side of the dam; thence southerly along the west bank of said river to the south line of Samuel Husted's land as it was in March 1836, thense east across said river along high water mark until it comes to where the dam now stands, to a white oak tree; thence east 1.33 chains to the top of the bank in the hill; thence northwesterly on the bank of the hill until it comes to the summit of the hill where the gate or bulkhead stood in March 1836. Thence easterly 6 feet of the south line of the mill race until it strikes the north and south line running down past the old grist mill to Asa Wheeler's land..."

Compiled by Andy Prutsok

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