100 YEARS AGO( 1920 )
— R.J. Jeffries, editor of the Alliance Review, purchased the Columbiana Ledger, a weekly publication, and was to take individual charge of it with the objective of releasing daily.
— The Alliance Chamber of Commerce voted all to re-elect W.H. Ramsey as president together with the entire 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 virtually shut down due to a strike.
— It came as rather a surprise to find out that Guy E. Allott, supervisor of the Allott Hardware Co., and Gwen Jones, night supervisor at Alliance City Hospital, had snuck off without any good friends or family knowing and had married and were on a honeymoon in the East. Jones, who had actually 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 was a member of Alpha Tau Omega. He was likewise the graduate supervisor of the college's football team and considered a popular guy of the city.
75 YEARS AGO (1945 )
— Dr. Bernard Quinn, who resided in the 300 block of East Main Street and had actually been a practicing chiropractor in the city for 30 years, passed away at the age of 74. Born in Alliance, he spent all but 6 years (those spent in Carrollton) of his life in the city. He was survived by his spouse, Flora Crubaugh Quinn, and a boy, Robert, who was serving in the South Pacific with the U.S. Army. Three kids– Bernard Jr., Melvin and Claude– preceded him in death.
— Sebring McKinley had a new athletic director and head football coach for the second time within a week. Ralph Gattrell, veteran basketball coach who had actually been revealed as athletic director, football coach and baseball coach, had actually 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 also announced he had a spoken arrangement with Bray Toot, a 21-year veteran coach with the last 11 at Dellroy, to be the head basketball coach. Proclaim had coached Gattrell at Leesville. Fife had actually starred at Washington & & Jefferson and had coached for a year at Mount Union.
— Two Alliance men– Thomas J. Atchison and Arthur F. Dundon– were amongst 277 medical school graduates evaluated qualified to get certificates to practice medication in Ohio after passing the state board examination. Atchison had actually gone to Ohio State University and was serving as a lieutenant in the Navy, completing his internship at Bainbridge Naval Hospital in Maryland. Dundon, a Mount Union graduate who went to medical school at Western Reserve and was commissioned a lieutenant upon graduation, was on inactive status while completing his internship at South Side Hospital in Youngstown.
— Alliance's Jack Lang, a member of Battery C of the 37th Division, was promoted to primary warrant officer while stationed at Luzon. He had actually received the Bronze Star and the Legion of Merit.Source: daily-jeff. com