50 YEARS AGO
November 16th, 1967
Charles St. Clair, Cass Union principal, has been named to the State Reading Textbook Advisory Committee by Richard Wells, State Superintendent of Public Instruction.
At the November meeting of the Board of Directors of the Rising Sun State Bank, Oliver Fletcher and Dale Siekman were elected as directors. Lucian A. Siekman, Chairman of the Board, announced that Mr. Fletcher will continue as vice-president and trust officer and Dale Siekman will serve as ex vice president and cashier.
School News: The Science Club meeting was held on Monday, October 30th and called to order by President Dave Purcell. A discussion was held on the Christmas cards to be sent to the boys in service. There is a total of 35 members in the club. In November the Science Club members will take a tour of Proctor & Gamble in Cincinnati.
Cornerstone laying for the Aberdeen- Mt. Carmel Methodist Church at Aberdeen will be Sunday afternoon, November 19th. Rev. Dorothy Hinds, minister extends a welcome to the public.
Rising Sun carried a two-point lead to the locker room at half time and increased it to more in the final half to outlast Moores Hill 59-55. Leading the Shiners were Bill Hautman with 19 points, Ron Wiesmann (15), Rick Neal (10), Tony Thomas (6), Mike McClure (3), Roger Web with six points.
Births: to Mr. and Mrs. Arnold Detmer, a son born November 3rd and has been named Daniel Mark; to Mr. and Mrs. Harold W. Brown, a son born November 13th.
Married: The wedding of Miss Dorothy Lee Speier and Robert L. Althoff was held October 7th at the Olive Branch Baptist Church. Miss Jennifer Lou Speier, sister of the bride, was Maid of honor and Gary Lee Althoff, brother of the groom, was best man.
At the Palace Theater in Aurora is now showing, “The Sound of Music” in color. Admission is $1.25 for adults and for grades 7-8 is 75 cents, grades six and under is 50 cents.
55 YEARS AGO
November 15th, 1962
A new beauty salon, the Style Cottage, will open on Fourth Street November 19th. The operators are Mrs. Dorothy Ashcraft and Mrs. Alice Ashcraft.
Alvin Birdzell, Harold Whitham, Robert L. Brown, and Leonard Martin have returned home from a 12-day hunting trip to the Northwest. The hunters bagged more than 1,400 pounds of game which included eight deer and four antelope.
60 YEARS AGO
November 14th, 1957
Ira L. North, who will be 97 December 31st, and Bob Akin, 92, are “superintending” the grading and leveling of H. C. Poellman’s new post office site on North Walnut Street.
Eunice Ann Cunningham, a senior in Rising Sun High School, was named to receive the D.A.R. Good Citizen Award.
70 YEARS AGO
November 13th, 1947
Miss Myra Beth Swinford will complete her training in the Christ Hospital School of Nursing in Cincinnati November 20th.
80 YEARS AGO
November 12th, 1937
Stanley Stegemiller was appointed this week for the government position as Rural Mail Carrier on Route 2 out of Rising Sun.
The local fire department was called out Wednesday afternoon when a barrel of tar caught fire at the Whitlock Factory.
90 YEARS AGO
November 11th, 1927
New lighting fixtures are being installed in the post office.
In the opening game of the season last Friday night, Bright defeated Rising Sun at the local gym.
100 YEARS AGO
November 15th, 1917
Relatives of Miss Grace Daly, Red Cross Nurse, have had a cablegram from her stating that she arrived safely in France.
W. M. Green, real estate agent, has sold one of G. W. Sweazey’s cottages on Fifth Street to Mrs. M. J. Disbro of Aberdeen.
110 YEARS AGO
November 16th, 1907
Miss Minnie Bovard of Aberdeen is assisting Miss Edna Guy in her millinery store at Rising Sun.
Walter L. Hahn, who is now taking post graduate work at Indiana University, has been appointed an assistant in the Zoology Department and has been sent by the department to Mammoth Cave, Kentucky, where he will collect blind fish and bats.