50 years ago
Nellie Whan Peppers of Vienna, W. Va., author of the historical novel, "The Young Mrs. Blennerhassett," will speak at the Betsey Mills Club. Numerous favorable book reviews on the work have appeared in magazines and newspapers.
100 years ago
Oil producers were given a hard jolt today when a drop of 10 cents in the price of Pennsylvania oil was recorded at the Buckeye Pipe Line buying office when the market opened, the first change since February 1913. The price now paid is $2.40 per barrel, and general opinion prevails that a worse drop is yet to come.
Compiled by Linda Showalter, Marietta College Special Collections.