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This Day in Norwood History- September 23, 1942- Norwood Malt Co.

There doesn’t seem to be .any connection between the Japanese sneak on and a pair of massive horses from a farm in Hopkinton, N. H. pulling a truck for the , in . But there is. The president of the company, Cornelius Murphy, faced the inevitable and remorseless fact that the United States is desperately short of rubber, and that gasoline conservation will mean the difference between victory and a stalemate in the greatest war in history. When he bought the horses and truck to replace an automobile truck he was neither indulging a whim or promoting a novelty. The sad facts are the war has come to the United States, even though few seem to realize it now. Pictured above as the horses replaced the gasoline motor for transportation Thursday are from left to right, Cornelius Murphy, president of the Norwood Malt Co., James L. Butler, driver, and Bunny Griffin, shipper.

This Day in Norwood History-October 5, 1945-Norwood Combat Veteran Sgt. Juskiewicz Killed in Crash in Germany

This Day in Norwood History-October 5, 1945-Norwood Combat Veteran Sgt. Juskiewicz Killed in Crash in Germany

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Shoulder sleeve insignia of General Patton’s (Wikipedia) Sgt Juskiewicz Meets In Truck Held Three Battle Stars For Action With Patton’s 3rd Army Sgt. ,…

This Day in Norwood History-October 4, 1939-St. Catherine’s Convent Cornerstone Is Laid in Norwood

This Day in Norwood History-October 4, 1939-St. Catherine’s Convent Cornerstone Is Laid in Norwood

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NORWOOD, Oct. 4 — Before a gathering of 500 residents today , pastor of St Catherine’s , laid the of the $80,000 which will be erected…

This Day in Norwood History-October 4, 1959-9 Norwood Firemen, 25 Others Exposed to Radioactivity

This Day in Norwood History-October 4, 1959-9 Norwood Firemen, 25 Others Exposed to Radioactivity

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Floor Coverings Ad, ’s NORWOOD, Oct. 3 —Nine, firemen and 25 employees of the Bird and Son floor covering plant on Morse st. were quarantined for two…

This Day in Norwood History-October 4, 1945-Norwood Man Grows 12-Lb. Guinea Bean

This Day in Norwood History-October 4, 1945-Norwood Man Grows 12-Lb. Guinea Bean

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When it comes to raising Guinea beans, of 49 avenue takes his hat off to none of the local Victory gardeners. In the garden in the…

This Day in Norwood History-October 3, 1918-Emergency Hospital Opened at Norwood Civic Association

This Day in Norwood History-October 3, 1918-Emergency Hospital Opened at Norwood Civic Association

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NORWOOD, Oct 2—The Norwood Committee of has opened the clubhouse of the Norwood as an emergency hospital, the clubhouse having been offered for…

This Day in Norwood History-October 3, 1940-$50,000 Sport Center Opens on Friday

This Day in Norwood History-October 3, 1940-$50,000 Sport Center Opens on Friday

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Equipment Is Most Modern In This Section Structure Beautiful In Interior Norwood’s new $50,000 Sport Center will open tomorrow. It will provide the bowlers of this section with the finest,…

This Day in Norwood History-October 2, 1910-Cornerstone Laid of Episcopal Methodist Church

This Day in Norwood History-October 2, 1910-Cornerstone Laid of Episcopal Methodist Church

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THREE THOUSAND SEE CEREMONY Bishop Lawrence Officiates, Giving an Address.English Half-Timbered Style to Be Used. REV , Rector of Grace Church. NORWOOD, Oct 2—The cornerstone of …

This Day in Norwood History-October 1, 1926-Milton Howard Begins 1790 Mile Trip On his 75th Birthday

This Day in Norwood History-October 1, 1926-Milton Howard Begins 1790 Mile Trip On his 75th Birthday

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, 1902 NORWOOD, Oct 1—On his 75th birthday, Milton H. Howard of Howard st. accompanied by his wife, started on an automobile trip, during which they covered 1790…

This Day in Norwood History- September 30, 1912-Funeral of Ex-Chief of Police Warren E. Rhoads of Norwood Is Largely Attended

This Day in Norwood History- September 30, 1912-Funeral of Ex-Chief of Police Warren E. Rhoads of Norwood Is Largely Attended

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MASONS IN CHARGE. Norwood’s First , Warren Rhoads. NORWOOD, Sept 29—The of , court officer of the , took piece this…

This Day in Norwood History- September 30, 1929-Thomas O. Metcalf Celebrates 80th Birthday

This Day in Norwood History- September 30, 1929-Thomas O. Metcalf Celebrates 80th Birthday

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THOMAS 0. METCALF DEAN OF BOSTON PRINTERS At 80 Celebrates His Birthday With Many Recognitions From the Trade OPERATING HIS HAND PRESS THAT HE USED BACK IN…

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