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|Some snapshots of the tour of Our Lady of the Holy Spirit Center (formerly
Mt. St. Mary's Seminary)
September 13, 2014
|Monthly meeting at McCullough House,
Lindner Park, on Saturday, November 8, at 2 pm.|
October 25, 2014
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100 YEARS AGO THIS MONTH
October 10, 1914
Albert J. Bolten lost his saloon at 4902 Montgomery Road. He assigned the deed to Attorney E. A. Tepe on this day. His assets were estimated at $1,500 and liabilities at $3,000.
October 12, 1914
The Cincinnati Traction Company started the Norwood-Gilbert streetcar line, a new rush-hour route that ran over the Gilbert Avenue line south of Peebles Corner and on the Norwood line north.
October 17, 1914
A cellar fire at 3744 Elsmere Avenue early this morning brought out fire companies 1 and 2. The fire was put out with small damage. It was caused by spontaneous combustion near a coal bin.
October 18, 1914
An Oakley woman received a letter from her husband who was traveling in Germany. He and his friends decided to stay in Europe until the war was over. They were afraid their ship might run into a mine in the English Channel. One of the friends was Charles L. Miller of Norwood.
October 20, 1914
Today, Hamilton County Coroner Foertmeyer declared the death of 75-year-old Norwood carpenter Charles Feagan a murder. Feagan had been found dead in the basement of the temporary courthouse at Broadway and Pioneer Street on July 9.
October 21, 1914
Warren G. Harding (before he was President), Nicholas Longworth and others spoke at a Republican meeting at the Norwood Theater.
October 22, 1914
An auction of 29-1/4 acres subdivided into 194 lots at Quatman Avenue was up for auction this Thursday. The entire tract was to be sold as a unit. It was advertised that the appraised value was $22,500, but can be sold for $15,000.
October 27, 1914
The Hamilton County Liquor Licensing Board rejected the renewal of five saloons in the county, one of them being August Buddelmeier's at 1766 Mills Avenue, Norwood. It was stated that Norwood had 15 fewer saloons than it's quota allowed.
October 28, 1914
A week after the Republican meeting at the Norwood Theater, the Democrats convened there with several speakers, including Governor James M. Cox.
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