50 years ago
Spry, 70-year-old Claude H. Helmick, better known as "Pop" at Marietta College, will retire as custodian of Ban Johnson Field House. Pop and his family have been well known gospel singers in Ohio and West Virginia, and he hopes to continue this hobby.
100 years ago
Carl P. Schlicher, who has been in Oklahoma for five years, returned to Marietta to take charge of the Peter Schlicher Cigar Company. The company will cater to the wholesale trade exclusively.
Compiled by Linda Showalter, Marietta College Special Collections.