The top stories in the Norwalk Reflector on this date 90 years ago:
Baby daughter passes away
Friends will be grieved to learn of the loss sustained by Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Rupp, 236 Woodlawn Ave., whose bright little year old daughter, Elizabeth Ruth, died yesterday afternoon after a week’s illness, notwithstanding all that medical skill and loving care could do for her.
The devoted father and mother and a 7-year-old sister, Rosemary, are left to mourn their loss. Services will be held at St. Paul’s Catholic Church Saturday in charge of Rev. Fr. Forst. Interment is in St. Paul’s Cemetery.
Vinewood Ave. proves a mud trap
Vinewood Avenue proved a mud trap for a wagon and team of horses, a touring car and three trucks on Wednesday afternoon.
A family that was moving into a house on the street was required to carry the household goods from the wagon, through the mud when the vehicle became stalled.
Three trucks that came to the rescue of the touring car were mired and it was about 8 p.m. before the last stalled vehicle was pulled out. Mr. and Mrs. L.G. Gregg of N. West St., who helped extricate the vehicles, state that the city should erect signs at each end of Vinewood Avenue warning drivers that the highway is impassable.
Another 67 cents floats in and fund reaches $575
A mystery package slips into the Reflector-Herald office this morning.
You just can’t stop people from giving to the Band Uniform Fund.
Yesterday’s paper gave the “Final” report of the fund, showing that interest on a time certificate had increased the fund to $574.33.
Nothing more was necessary. This morning an envelope containing 67 cents in cash came from no one knows where.
$525 has been expended on uniforms, leaving a balance of $50.
Henry Flew, 72, dies at Wakeman
Henry Flew, aged 72, died at his home in Wakeman at 12:20 p.m. today.
He is survived by six sons and one daughter. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Monday from the late home and a 2:30 p.m. from the Clarksfield Hollow Church. Interment will be made in Clarksfield Cemetery.
Girls roller skate to Milan and back
The Misses Kate Eline and Betty O’Dell last evening roller skated from Norwalk to Milan and back in 45 minutes. Previously, they had made the trip in 30 minutes. The slippery pavement and heavy traffic last night, cut down their skating time.
Alleged Legion man is under arrest
Edward Dailey, aged about 30, is being held by the village authorities at Monroeville on suspicion.
Efforts are being made to learn whether Mr. Dailey is not the man wanted in Pennsylvania, Ohio, Indiana and Illinois on the charge of obtaining money by fraudulent checks.
The man wanted is said to have imposed on the bounty of American Legion men. Dailey says he has belonged to the legion and was given $25 at Monroveille by legion men. He has a wife and three children with him and is in ill health.
Coming Monday — March 20, 1975: County eyeing a private home
— Compiled by Andy Prutsok