Hamilton Herald Masthead


Front Page - Friday, November 27, 2015

50 Years Ago

As reported in the Hamilton County Herald in 1965

Saturday, Nov. 27

Dwight Haven of Detroit, one of the nation’s top Chamber of Commerce executives, will address the 89th annual meeting of the Greater Chattanooga Chamber of Commerce, S.L. Probasco, Jr., president, announced.

Sunday, Nov. 28

Close to 500 men, women, and children flocked to Hunter Art Gallery to attend the opening of Christmas Trees International. This year, 10 garden clubs, the Junior League, and four individual sponsors decorated the trees and scenes. The show will be on view daily during the week from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and on Sunday from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. Admission will be 50 cents for adults and 10 cents for children.

Monday, Nov. 29

James C. Berry, whose resignation from Allright Auto Parks, Inc., and its affiliate companies became effective last Wednesday, has announced the formation of James C. Berry & Associates, with offices in the Maclellan Building. The new firm will enter the field of parking garage management, design, and operation.

Tuesday, Nov. 30

Assistant Atty. Gen. Douglas A. Meyer notified Atty. Gen. Edward E. Davis by letter Monday that he will resign effective Jan. 1 to return to the private practice of law.

Wednesday, Dec. 1

A new company, Southern Specialty Paper Co., formed by Chattanoogans, has purchased the specialty paper manufacturing facilities of Southern Chemical Cotton Co., Inc., and will continue to expand the operation, Richard H. Houck, president and treasurer of the new corporation, announced. Associated with him as key officers are Frank O. Cotton, E. David McKay, W.C. Reynolds, and Nick Senter.

Miss Elizabeth Brannon has been employed as public health nutritionist for the Chattanooga–Hamilton County Health Department, Dr. M.M. Young, director announced.

Thursday, Dec. 2

Postal Inspector Robert H. Dennis closed a career of more than 47 years in the service of the U.S. Post Office Department when he retired Tuesday. Inspector H. Ray Kemp succeeds Dennis.

Friday, Dec. 3

The death of Miss Inez Hyder, first formal dancing teacher in the city, is mourned by many hundreds who were first “set on their toes” in her dance studios here. Miss Hyder began teaching dancing at the early age of 15, holding classes in the basement of her family home on McCallie Avenue.