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Jack K. Overmyer books

• GATHERINGS: $10.70 including tax, plus $6 postage & handling.

Published by The Rochester Sentinel. Available at The Sentinel office or by mail.

Only one collection from more than 30 years of Jack K. Overmyer's Considered Comment columns remains for sale. His previous two collections,"Reflections of a Hoosier Editor" and A Hoosier Editor's Reflections Resumed," and his Civil War book, "A Stupendous Effort: The 87th Indiana in the War of the Rebellion," are sold out. However, all of his books are available at the Fulton County Public Library.

Overmyer, who died May 21, 2010, was president and owner of The Rochester Sentinel at the time of his death and was its editor and publisher for more than 30 years. Founder and first president of the Fulton County Historical Society, for most of his life he has studiously pursued an interest in the Civil War.


Jack Overmyer reached back as far as 30 years to assemble 50 of his writings and speeches for a third collection of his essays. It is made up of:

Memories, People, Travels, Reflections and Amusements consisting of:

• The Manitou Mystic A Famous Trance Evangelist, Actors Who Toured the Nation, Two Famous Dance Resorts, A Road That Wasn't Built, A Lake Poet, West Side Hotel, The Sportsman's and Dam Landings, Facts You May Not Know.

• Achievers Our First Multi-Millionaire, A Fastpitch Softball Marvel, Three Friends Ride Into Fame, The Myth of Seven Brothers, An Exceptional Basketball Career, A Father-Son Doctor Team, An Inimitable Department Store.

• Days of Yore An Iron Ore Boom; Tramps, Drunks and Chicken Thieves; A Pack of Blind Tigers; Hotels, Bands and a Speedway; Bustling Little Bigfoot; The Horror of the Spanish Flu; Memories of a Settler.

• The Rochester Sentinel A Personal View of a 147-Year History.

• Remembrances A Typical Midwest City, How a Famous Factory Got Here, Growth of an Historical Asset, A Fish Hatchery Spawns a Golf Course, Marines at a World War Killing Ground, A Reporter's Unexpected Adventure.

• Travels With Howdy To Europe and Back with Class, An Immersion in Paris and in Provence, The Majestic Canadian Rockies, Around an Inland Sea.

• Speaking Out At a Courthouse Centennial, At a City Sesquicentennial, Of a Founder of RHS Basketball, Of Singular Students of the Thirties, Of Americans in Revolution.

• Amusements A Snow Lover's Heaven, Cat Pilling Made Easy, Junior at Play at Summer Camp, The Remarkable Rose, A Question of Age, How to Conquer Golf, When Auto Trips Were Amusing.

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