Ohio Power Announces Promotions

Promotions and transfers of three men at Zanesville were announced today by Robert W. Painter, Ohio Power Co. division manager here.

William F. Murphy, formerly of Canton, was transferred to Zanesville as a commercial rep representative commercial [sic]. Robert G. Johnson was switched from the residential department to the commercial department as a sales representative, and K.H. Teagarden was promoted to electric heating inspector.

Murphy, born in Columbus, is a 1952 graduate of Zanesville High School and a 1957 graduate of Muskingum College, holding a bachelor’s degree in business administration. He joined Ohio Power in 1957as a sales representative in Canton.

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Business & Professional Notices from the 1940s

Cecil Hallinan, Clackamas Distributing company, Oregon City, wholesaler’s beer and wholesaler’s wine licenses suspended 10 days for financial assistance to retailers. (Salem Statesman Journal, April 19, 1940)

The Waldport theater will reopen Friday evening. Operator of the theater will be S.D. Walling of the Walling circuit in valley cities. (Eugene Guard, March 30 1941)

S.D. Walling has torn off the old porch on the front of the Victory theater and built an addition in place of the porch. (Eugene Guard, September 4, 1944)

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Major Edmison, Captain Carroll Leave Ag Unit

The University of Nebraska STAR Unit lost two of its officers Monday when Maj. Marvin T. Edmison and Capt. Robert P. Carroll left for stations in Iowa.

Maj. Edmison’s new position will be to aid in the training of infantrymen at Iowa State College, Ames, and Capt. Carroll will be attached to the classification service as Adjutant at the State University at Iowa City.

Source:  Daily Nebraskan, November 10, 1943.

Everglades Bonds

When the Everglades Drainage District recently turned down a proposal of Horton C. Rorick, Toledo, Ohio, head of a bondholders committee for refunding the district bonded debt, it was not in the nature of things that he had said that last word in warning the committee he was through.

Rorick now advised bondholders that he cannot obtain “certain amendments to the present Everglades act in order to safeguard and enforce” bondholders’ rights under any new refunding agreements unless they are prepared to sell their bonds for 50 cents on the dollar.

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L.H. Loosley Manager Of Ukiah Plant

Louis H. Loosley, who has been in the accounting department with the Petaluma branch of the Diamond Match company, in Petaluma, has left for Ukiah, where he has been made manager of the company’s plant in that city. He is filling the position vacated by Lee M. Mapes, who resigned. Mrs. Loosley, and the couple’s two sons, aged 9 and 15, will join Mr. Loosley as soon as they can find a suitable residence in Ukiah. Their departure from Petaluma is regretted.

Loosley came here six years ago when the Diamond Match company purchased the old established business of Camm & Hedges. He was previous to his coming to Petaluma, employed by Gladding & McBean company, of Oakland, dealers in building materials.

Source: Petaluma Argus-Courier, December 18, 1940.