Page 14. Thomas J. MIRANDA (first part of obituary cut off)...... He was born near North Hampton, and had lived in Clark County practically all his life. During the Civil War he served with the 60th Ohio Battery, and was a member of the Grand Army of the Republic. He was also affiliated with the New Carlisle Masonic and Odd Fellow orders. Besides his widow, Mrs. Mary MIRANDA to whom he was married just a few days before he was taken ill, he leaves two children, M. D. MIRANDA of Columbus, and Mrs. Mabel CLIPPINGER of Dayton; five grandchildren and several great grandchildren. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday at the Doom funeral home in New Carlisle, where friends may view the body from Wednesday until the time of the funeral. Burial will be made in New Carlisle.
Page 14. Mrs. Lucy Ann JAMES, 90 a former resident of Springfield, died Monday at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Charles E. HANKINSON, in Columbus, Sunday, of pneumonia, according to word received in Springfield. Besides her daughter in Columbus, Mrs. JAMES leaves two other daughters, Mrs. A. C. BROWN and Mrs. William WISSINGER, both of whom live in Springfield.
Page 14. The body of Mrs. Sarah E. CARPENTER, 81, who died Saturday at the State Hospital in Dayton, was taken to the home of her daughter, Mrs. Lola CULBERSON, in Milledgeville, O., where funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Tuesday. Burial was made in that place. Mrs. CARPENTER had been a patient at the hospital for the last eight years. Prior to that she had lived with her son, Frank E. CARPENTER, 723 Orchard pl. in this city. She had been a resident of Springfield for 21 years and was a member of...(rest of obit cut off).
Page 14. New Carlisle Official Dies. T. J. MIRANDA, Justice of the Peace for Last 25 Years, Succumbs. Following an illness of three weeks with pneumonia, Thomas J. MIRANDA, 83, well known resident of New Carlisle, died at 3 p.m. Monday at his home in that place. Mr. MIRANDA had been justice of the peace of New Carlisle for the last 25 years, and was a candidate for mayor of that town four different times. He had always taken an active part in the town administration. He was born near North Hampton, and had lived in Clark County practically all his life. During the Civil War, he served with the 60th Ohio Battery, and was a member of the Grand Army of the Republic. He was also affiliated with the New Carlisle Masonic and Odd Fellow orders. Besides his widow, Mrs. Mary MIRANDA, to whom he was married for just a few days before he was taken ill, he leaves two children, M. D. MIRANDA of Columbus, and Mrs. Mabel CLIPPINGER of Dayton; five grandchildren and several great grandchildren. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday at the Doom funeral home in New Carlisle, where friends may view the body from Wednesday until the time of the funeral. Burial will be made in New Carlisle. [More information from Jan Botkin Therkildsen, Therkild@aol.com: Thomas J. MIRANDA's first wife was M. Lucinda MOCK who died July 1927. She was d/o Mary Ann BOTKIN and Samuel MOCK. I don't know the last name of his second wife Mary.]
John A. Spang, 18, formerly of this city, died Wednesday morning, Jan. 8, 1930 in Orient. O. The body was brought to Springfield to the home of his sister, Mrs. Raymond H. Gaier, 737 E. Madison st. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday at the St. Raphael Church. Burial will be made in St. Bernard Cemetery.
Word has been received in Springfield of the death of John A. Spang, 18, formerly of this city, which occurred Wednesday morning in Orient, O. Mr. Spang was born in Springfield and had lived here until a short time ago. He leaves two sisters, Mrs. Raymond H. Gaier and Miss Gretta Spang; and a brother, Fred Spang, all of this city. The body was brought to Springfield to the home of his sister, Mrs. Raymond H. Gaier, 737 E. Madison av. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday at the St. Raphael Church. Burial will be made in the St. Bernard cemetery.
Mrs. Margaret Brennan, 67, Of 1 W. North St. Dies --Injuries received when she was struck by an automobile Tuesday morning resulted in the death of Mrs. Margaret Brennan, 67, of 1 W. North st., at 3:35 p.m. Wednesday at the City Hospital, where she had been a patient since the accident. Mrs. Brennan, who was employed as a cook at a local cafeteria, was struck by a car driven by Pearl Thomas of South Charleston, while she was crossing the intersection at Main and Limestone sts. Following the accident she was removed to her home and later taken to the hospital. Born in Clark County, Mrs. Brennan had spent practically all her life here. She made her home with Mr. and Mrs. Harry Records, Mrs. Records being her daughter. She was a member of the St. Raphael Church. The body was removed to the O'Brien funeral home.
Clarence E. WHITE, 51, died unexpectedly at 12:20 p.m. Sunday at his home, 26 S. Wittenburg Ave. He had been ill only a short while. Mr. WHITE was born in Clark County and had spent most of his life here. He was a member of Golden Rod Council No. 146, Junior Order of the United American Mechanics. He leaves his widow, Mrs. Ida WHITE; one son Joseph WHITE; two daughters, Mrs. Arlene EMERY and Mrs Joel STOTT, both of this city; two brothers, Charles and George WHITE, both of this city; four sisters, Mrs. Frances SMITH of Tippecanoe City, O., Mrs. Anna POLING and Mrs. Ella KNIGHT, both of Springfield, and Mrs. Gertie WINTROW of Dayton; and three grandchildren. Jackson undertaking establishment is making the funeral arrangements.
BUSINESS MAN TAKEN BY DEATH. S. C. DIGAN, 54, Succumbs at His Home, 1230 S. Limestone St. S. C. DIGAN, 54, proprietor of the S. C. DIGAN Cleaning and Dyeing Establishment on E. High Street died at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at his home, 1230 S. Limestone Street. Mr. DIGAN had been in failing health for several years. His condition became more serious a week ago. His unexpected death will come as a great shock to his scores of friends and acquaintances, to whom it will also bring sincere sorrow. When his condition became critical a week ago, a consultation of physicians was held, and it was believed that he would rally favorably. The turning point in his illness came about 3 a.m. Tuesday. Mr. DIGAN was one of Springfield's well known business men, having been in the dry cleaning and dyeing business for almost a quarter of a century. His business had been located at various places on High Street had been conducted there for the last 15 years. Born in Springfield, Mr. DIGAN lived here his entire life. He received his education in the St. Raphael School, and was also a devout member of the St. Raphael Church and the Holy Name Society of the church. He was also affiliated with Springfield Council No. 624 Knights of Columbus; the Fraternal Order of Eagles, and the Moose Lodge. Fifteen years ago next July, Mr. DIGAN was married to Miss Nelle DOOLAN of this city, who survives him. Besides his widow, he leaves three children, Mary Abigail, Jeanne and Thomas James DIGAN; his father, Thomas DIGAN of Pittsburgh, Pa.; two sisters, Miss Helen M. DIGAN and Mrs. Alex SCHAEFER, both of Pittsburgh; his aunt, Mrs. Annie KELLY of Springfield; and two cousins, Mrs. James N. ROBINSON and James S. KELLY, both of this city.
Mrs. Maria HORNICK, 62, of South Charleston, O., died at 9 p.m. Monday in Dayton, where she had been a patient since June. She had been in poor health for the last year. The body was taken to South Charleston to the home of her mother, Mrs. Thomas HENRY, where she lived. Funeral services will be held at 9 a.m. Thursday at St. Charles Church in that place. Burial will be made in Xenia, O. Mrs. HORNICK at one time lived in Yellow Springs, O., and later in Xenia. After the death of her husband, Christopher HORNICK, she went to South Charleston to live wit her moth. Besides her mother, she leaves a daughter, Miss Regina HORNICK of Dayton; a half-sister, Mrs. George S. GRAHAM of Xenia; and a half-brother, John W. HENRY of Springfield.
David Edwin WEST, 52, of Route 8, Rebert Pike, died suddenly Tuesday at his home. Coroner Theodore F. Schaefer, who was called to investigate the death, gave a verdict of probable heart injury caused by over exertion. Mr. WEST, who was a farmer and janitor at the Oak Grove School house on the Fairfield Pike, was taken ill Monday while endeavoring to crank and engine controlling the light plant at the school. Tuesday morning when he got up he complained of the same illness, and a short time afterwards died suddenly.
Page 4. E. S. WEIGMAN, 51, died at 3 a.m. Thursday at the K. of P. Home for Aged following a lingering illness of five years. He is survived by one daughter and two sons. He was a member of Quincy Lodge. The body was taken to DeGraff, O., for funeral and burial.
The body of John DEAR, 88 years old, was found lying in Cedar Creek, near Bowlusville, about a mile from his home, at 8 a.m. Monday by one of a group of a dozen neighbors who instituted a search when relatives found his bed unoccupied Monday morning. It was only the third time in the last 10 years that Mr. DEAR has left the farm on which he resided. Bowlusville is north of Springfield. When Warder DEAR, a son, and Frank EVILSIZER, a son-in-law, did not see Mr. DEAR in his bed at 5 a.m., they started searching and later called neighbors for assistance. The two men, together with EVILSIZER's wife, who is a daughter of Mr. DEAR, live in the farm house, located on the River rd., one-half mile west of Bowlusville. It is not known at what hour he left home. The body was found lying in the creek at a bridge on the County Line rd., which separates Clark and Champaign Counties. He was found in Champaign County. Members of the family reported that he has not been in unusually poor health, and that he seemingly had no undue cause for worry. He has lived in the Bowlusville neighborhood all of his life. In addition to his son, Warder, and his daughter, Mrs. Mabel EVILSIZER, who lived at home, he is survived by a grandson, Russell DEAR, of Dayton. Mr. DEAR is said to be the last Civil War veteran to apply for a pension, never having been willing to accept money from the government until about two months ago. He made application at that time and received his first check about a month ago. He served with the Union forces for 34 months, with Co. I, 44th Ohio Infantry, and later with the Eighth Ohio Cavalry. Funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday from the EVILSIZER home, with burial in the DEAR private cemetery, located on the farm.
Pg. 12. Mrs. Catherine CALLISON, 25 died at l:30 p.m. Sunday at her home, 412 N. Western Ave. following an illness of two weeks. She was born in Springfield and had lived in this city all of her life. She was a graduate of Springfield high school, and also a graduate of the nurse training school at the City Hospital. She leaves her husband, Robert S. CALLISON; one son, Robert, Jr and her parents, Mr. Mrs. Amos SHOBE of Springfield besides one sister, Miss Abbey L. SHOBE of Springfield; two brothers, Wilbur M. SHOBE of Phoenix, Ariz. and Earl W. SHOBE of Milwaukee, Wis. The body was taken to the Schaefer funeral home.
Page 12. Mrs. Hazel HARTZELL. Funeral services for Mrs. Hilda HARTZELL, 63 of 1623 S. Fountain Av who died at 5:10 p.m. Sunday at the City Hospital, will be held in Tiltonsville,O. where the body will be sent Monday Night. The body may be viewed at the Jackson Funeral home Monday afternoon. She was born in Germany, April 7, 1866. She was a member of St. Raphael Church. Two daughters survive, Mrs. Margaret SHAW of Springfield, with whom she made her home and Mrs. Ella CONNORD of Lima, O.
Page 12. Roxie Jane ROSS, the one-year-old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. R.E. ROSS of Greene County, one mile south of Yellow Springs, died at the home of her parents at 8:15 am Sunday. She leaves, besides her parents, two brothers, Paul and Harry; and a sister, Doris. The body was taken to the Jackson funeral home and funeral services will be held there at 2 pm Tuesday. Burial will be made in Ferncliff cemetery.
Page 12. Funeral services for Mrs. Jennie SMITH, 50, who died at 4:49 am Sunday at her home, 1205 Eden Ave., will be held at the Mt. Zion Baptist Church at 2 pm Tuesday, in charge of Rev. P.A. BROUGHTON. Burial will be made in Ferncliff cemetery. The body was removed to the Burns funeral home. Mrs. SMITH had been ill for the last five years. She was born at Dry Ridge, Ky., and had lived in Springfield for the last 25 years. She was a member of Mt. Zion Baptist Church. She leaves her husband, Edward SMITH, three sons, Irvin, Edward and William SMITH, all of Springfield; three daughters, Georgia and Harriet SMITH, and Mrs. Elizabeth JACKSON, all of Springfield; four grandchildren; her mother, Mrs. Edwina PORTERFIELD of Lexington, Ky.; one brother, Noah SMITH; and four sisters, all of Kentucky.
Page 12. Frank S. SOUDERS, 71, died Monday at the home of his brother, Harry SOUDERS, 422 Rice St. He had been ill for six weeks. Mr. SOUDERS was born in Springfield, and had lived in this city all of his life. He was a retired blacksmith. He leaves two brothers, the one at whose home he died, and Clyde of Canton, Ohio. Funeral services will be held at 2:30 pm Tuesday at the Herr and Craver funeral home. Burial will be made in Ferncliff cemetery.
John WREN, 74, one of this city's respected citizens, died at his residence, 930 S. Fountain av., at 3:15 p.m. Tuesday. Mr. WREN was born at his ancestral home at Littor House, County Kerry, Ireland, on June 24, 1855, the son of Thomas and Mary ENIGHT WREN. He came to America in 1872, and was one of the 11 survivors of the transatlantic tragedy of the steamship "Atlantic" which was sunk off the coast of Newfoundland with a loss of over nine hundred lives, the greatest sea disaster to the date. He came to Lancaster, O., where he was associated in business with the firm of Wren & O'Neil, the former being his brother, the late Edward WREN of this city. Mr. WREN cam to Springfield in 1877 where he established his own dry goods store .with success for many years. Mr. WREN was married to Miss Iceline KERN of Cardington, O., on Feb. 5, 1877 and two children were born to them, John Thomas, deceased in 1898 and George H., now living in this city. Besides the widow and son, two grandchildren, Mary I. and Thomas WREN survive him. For twenty years Mr. WREN was associated with the Edward WREN Co., retiring two years ago on account of ill health. Mr. WREN was a gentleman of the old school, genial and beloved by a host of friends. He loved the great outdoors and was a great horselover. He was the owner of the great world's champion of her day, the famous "Jenny Wren". He was probably the best known man in the dog world by reason of his ownership of the famous Mad River Kennels here where he developed many of the show-winning fox terriers of his day. His reputation as a judge of this breed brought to him a world-wide distinction and for many years he presided in that capacity at the Madison Square Kennel shows in New York. He was a great friend of the late August BELMONT of New York, their love for high-class dogs being commonground of likemindedness. The funeral will be held at St. Raphael Church at 9 a.m. Friday and burial will be made in this city.
Page 4. Mrs. Matilda J. Bowers Funeral services for Matilda J. Bowers, 80, who died at 2:30 p.m. Sunday at her home, 1540 W. North st., will be held at the residence at 2 p.m. Tuesday. Burial will be made in Ferncliff cemetery. Mrs. Bowers was born in Jackson County, O., and had lived in Springfield for the past 28 years. She belonged to the Baptist Church at Providence, O. She leaves her husband, F. J. BOWERS; four sons, John W. and Fred BOWERS of Springfield, Edward F. BOWERS of Stockdale, O., and Alva M. BOWERS of Detroit, Mich.; two daughter, Mrs. E. C. HUNTER and Mrs. Fay SEAMAN, both of this city, besides 18 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren, five brothers and three sisters.
page 6. Samuel J CURREY, 44, died at 1:15 a.m. Saturday at his home, 11 Alder St. He was a member of the Second Lutheran Church, and of the Fraternal Order of Eagles. He leaves his widow, Mrs. Mary E CURREY: two daughters, Mrs. Thelma NEEDLES and Clarice CURREY: one son, Samuel J jr. and his mother Mrs. Nancy CURREY, all of this city; four sisters, Mrs Hazel NOWERER of Dayton, Mrs Lora BOBINETT of Washington C.H., Mrs. Martha HASSLER and Mrs Ollie ROBERTS, both of Springfield: and two brothers, Harry CURREY of Chicago and Fuleanus CURREY of Springfield.
Using Date of Death. - Mrs. Viola Adams YOWLER, 52, wife of William W. YOWLER of 525 E. Southern av., died at 5:20 a.m. Wednesday at the City Hospital, where she had undergone an operation. She had been in failing health for the last 25 years and had been seriously ill for the last week. Besides her husband, she leaves a son, William C. YOWLER; two daughters, Mrs. Marguerite BETTS and Miss Ruth YOWLER, at home; her mother, Mrs. Johanna BETT/BELT; three brothers, Mason ADAMS of West Milton, O., Oliver ADAMS of Enon, and John ADAMS of this city; one sister, Mrs. Maude BARNHOUSE; and three grandchildren. She was an active member of the Second Lutheran Church. The body was taken to the Jackson funeral home, and will be removed to the residence Thursday morning. Funeral services will be held at 2:30 p.m. Friday at the Second Lutheran Church. Burial will be made in Ferncliff cemetery.
Page 11. Joseph TERRIA, 36, of 144 W. Columbia st., died of pneumonia at 4:15 p.m. Monday at the City Hospital. He had been a patient there since last Friday. He had lived in this city for about 10 years, having come to Springfield from Havana, Cuba. The body was taken to the O'Brien funeral home.
Page 11. Funeral services for Joseph J. MEENACH, 85, a veteran of the Civil War, who died Monday at his home near Harmony, following an illness of one week, will be held at the Harmony Methodist Protestant Church at 2 p.m. Thursday. Burial will be made in Ferncliff cemetery. He lived in the vicinity of Harmony nearly his entire life. He was a member of Mitchell Post, No. 45, G. A. R. Mr. MEENACH is survived by three daughters, Mrs. ENGLE of South Vienna, Mrs. Harriet PIERSON, of Springfield, and Mrs. Lottie BOOGHIER of Springfield; one son, William MEENACH, at whose home Mr. MEENACH died; one sister, Mrs. Sarah BUTLER of Topeka, Kan.; 10 grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
Etzwiler, Mrs. Henry - Those who were here last Thursday to attend the funeral of Mrs. Henry Etzwiler were: Mr. and Mrs. Will Harp, Mrs. Everitt How and children of Ft. Wayne, Ind.; Jacob Harp, Mr. and Mrs. McClelland, Ed Harp, Lewis Harp of Piqua; Elmer Liston and sons, Mrs. Otis Stotts of Medina; Albert Harp, wife and daughter, John Soyster, Mrs. Andrew Hose of Widowsville; Mrs. Switzer, Mrs. Zimmerman of Wooster; Geo. Harp, wife and daughter, Vern Harp of Mansfield; Mr. Griffith, wife and daughters of Mifflin; C. R. Finefrock of Big Prairie; W. H. Frank and sons Karl and Robert, Mrs. John Dillon and children, Mrs. Jack Gritton and son Bobby of Akron, Mr. and Mrs. Ervin Warnes of Red Haw; Geo. Etzwiler and family of Shreve. Submitted by Linda & Shirley. Typed by Shelley Hill. Some of this family came from Piqua, OH
Mrs. Sarah Jane WHIPP, 79, died at 4:10 a. M. Saturday at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Mary CHINN, 1018 Middle St. She is survived by the following children; besides Mrs. CHINN; William & Lloyd S. of this city; Chester B., Route 5; Mrs. Florence RINHART, Route 2, Yellow Springs, O.; and Ernest, living in the state of Washington. Also surviving are 20 grandchildren and six great grandchildren. Mrs Whipp was a member of the Church of the Brethren of this city. Funeral services will be held at 2:30 p. m. Monday at the M. E. Church in Donnelsville, with burial in the Donnelsville Cemetery.
Mrs. Mary A. CONRAD, 78, died at her home at 360 E. Main st. at 6:10 p.m. Saturday, leaving four sons, two daughters, one grandson and one great granddaughter. The sons are Frank, Charles, George and Joseph CONRAD, and the daughters are Mrs. Elizabeth C. BRIGHTMAN and Mrs. Catherine B. SANDERS, all of this city.
Frederick O. CURRENT, 80, died at 8:50 a.m. Saturday at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Charles F. PATTERSON, 414 S. Yellow Springs st. He had been a resident of this city for four years. Surviving are his daughter, Mrs. PATTERSON, and an adopted daughter, Mrs. L. McHENRY of Los Angeles, Calif. Mr. CURRENT was a member of the Lutheran Church at Conway, O., and attended the Church of God while residing in this city. Funeral services will be held at 7:30 p.m. Monday at his late residence. The body will be shipped to Conway, O., Tuesday morning for burial.
Miss Marjorie GRAFTON, 17, died at 6:15 p.m. Saturday at the City Hospital. She is survived by her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Harry GRAFTON, 45 W. Southern av. She was a member of this year's graduating class at the Springfield High School and a member of the Oakland Evangelical Church in Marion, O. The body was removed to the Littleton Funeral Home and funeral arrangements will be announced later.
Death Occurs at Age of 74
Mrs. Mary E. GRAM Succumbs At Home on Selma Rd. Mrs. Mary E. GRAM, 74, one of the city's highly respected women died at 1 a.m. Saturday at her home, 930? Selma rd. She had been in failing health for some time, but her condition was not considered serious until several days ago. She was born and reared in this city, where she had lived all of her life. She was a member of the Second Lutheran Church. She leaves the following survivors: nine children, George, John, Edward, James, Rose and Mrs. E. E. MILBURN, all of this city; Mrs. Delmar STEWART of Clifton; Mrs. A. L. RAFTER of Toledo, and Mrs. Nellie J. HARRISON of Akron; six grandchildren, Marshall HARRISON of Springfield; Sara HARRISON of New York; Martha HARRISON of Akron; Mrs. Charles ABBOTT of Columbus; Miss Harriet STEWART of Clifton and Miss Dorothy RAFTER of Toledo and one great grandchild, Barbara Lou HARRISON of this city. Funeral services will be held Tuesday at a time to be announced later. Burial will be made in Ferncliff cemetery.
Mrs. Josephine HEARLIHY, of 767 James pl., died at City Hospital at 10:47 p.m. Saturday, leaving as survivors her husband, James H. HEARLIHY, an infant son, five sisters, and three sons. The sisters are Mrs. Joe EMMENDORFER of Perryville, MO., Miss Adell TOPP of Dayton, Miss Mary TOPP of St. Louis, Mo., Miss Bernice TOPP of Chester, Ill., and Mrs. William STAELENS of St. Louis. The sons are David TOPP of Dayton, Henry TOPP of Chester, Ill., and John TOPP of St. Louis.
Mrs. Alice BROOKS ? LUDLOW, 72, died at 9:25 a.m., Saturday at her home, 730 N. Limestone st. She was the widow of the late Hugh LUDLOW. She leaves a brother, H. M. BROOKS, and a nephew, Harold A. BROOKS, both of this city. The body will be taken to Cleveland for cremation.
Mrs. Sarah J. MORRIS, widow of Charles W. MORRIS, died at 11:10 a.m. Friday at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Alplina M. AITKEN in Buffalo, N.Y. She was a member of the United Presbyterian Church in Buffalo. Mrs. MORRIS is survived by one daughter, Mrs.. AITKEN, with whom she made her home; two sons, Donald H. of Buffalo and Harry L. of Columbus and five grandchildren. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday at the Ferncliff Chapel and burial will be made in Ferncliff Cemetery.
FORMER RESIDENT TAKEN BY DEATH. Thomas J. DIGAN Succumbs at Home in Pittsburg. Word was received in this city by Mrs. James N. ROBINSON of the death Wednesday night at his home in Pittsburg, Pa., of her uncle, Thomas J. DIGAN, 83, a former resident of Springfield. Mr. DIGAN numbered numerous friends in this city, and was highly respected by all who knew him, because of his kind and genial personality. He was born in Springfield, and had lived here until about 20 years ago, when he moved with his family to Pittsburg. He was a retired business man at the time of his death. His wife preceded him in death just one year ago, and during the present year he sustained the loss of his son, the late S.C. DIGAN, and his sister, Mrs. Anna KIGAN KELLY, both of Springfield. He leaves two daughters, Mrs. Alex SHAFFER and Miss Helen DIGAN, both of Pittsburgh; and two brothers, John H. DIGAN of this city, and James F. DIGAN of Logansport, Inc.; besides a nephews, James S. KELLY of Springfield; and three grandchildren, Mary Gail DIGAN, Jeanne DIGAN and Thomas DIGAN, all of Springfield. Mrs. S.C. DIGAN and Mrs. James N. ROBINSON will leave Friday for Pittsburgh to attend the funeral of Mr. DIGAN, which will be held at the St. Peter Church ….. rest cut off.
Funeral services will be held at 1:30 pm Monday at the Jackson Funeral Home for Mrs. Frances E. DUNWORTH, 75, of 142 W. Columbia st., who died at 8 am Friday at the City Hospital. Burial will be made in Ferncliff cemetery. She was born in Pitchin, and had lived in Springfield for many years. Her survivors include two daughters, Dorothy and Louise; a son, Samuel of Chicago and three sisters, Mrs. Ida M. McGAW, Mrs. Proebe STINHART, both of the city, and Mrs. Sally E. NAVE of Pitchin.
Page 14. Funeral Services for Charles PHILLIPS, 64 a retired farmer, who died at 3:40 p.m. Monday at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Ernest GIFFIN, of near New Carlisle, will be conducted at 2 p.m. Thursday at the Reformed Church in Tremont City. Burial will be made in Tremont City cemetery. Mr. PHILLIPS was a native of Champaign County, but had spent the greater part of his life farming near Tremont City. He was a member of the Reformed Church of that place. Surviving him are his widow, Mrs. Mary PHILLIPS; four daughters, Mrs. Marley SUTTON of Dialton, O., Mrs. O. H. FOSTER of Springfield, and Mrs. Raymond SPAHR of this city. a son, Robert PHILLIPS of Route 10, Springfield; one sister, Mrs. Samuel CARSON of Lawrenceville; and two brothers, Jesse PHILLIPS of Sandusky, and H. H. PHILLIPS of this city.
Page 7, DEATH NOTICES Mrs. Anna C. WINKLER, 40, of Hillcrest and Emory avs., died at 3: 25 a.m. Friday, Aug 1, 1930 at the City Hospital after an illness of three weeks. The body was taken to the Littleton funeral home and will be taken to the residence Sunday norming. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Monday at the German Baptist Church in North Hampton. Burial will be made in Myers cemetery.
Page 7. Death Notices. John C. VANGORDER, 70, died at 11:05 a.m. Friday, Aug 1, 1930 at the home of his daughter, Mrs H. E. GORSUCH, 625 S. Fountain av. Funeral services will be held at 8:30 a.m. Monday at the St. Joseph Church. Burial will be made in Calvary cemetery.
(Front Page) Headline: MAN DIES IN FALL FROM RAIL BRIDGE Joseph Underwood, 40, Meets Death in Tumble from McCreight Av. Span. ACCIDENTAL DEATH VERDICT IS GIVEN Coroner Finds Victim Slipped On Structure and Fell On Head Joseph UNDERWOOD, 40 of 410 May st., met accidental death at 6:10 a.m. Saturday when he fell off of Bridge No. 294 at the Sandusky division Big Four crossing at McCreight av., causing a fracture of his skull. Underwood, who was employed a a labor boss at the Robbins and Myers, Inc. plant, was on his way to work, and was walking along the right of way of the railroad, when he slipped and fell from the bridge. James WEST, 310 May st., also an R. and M. employee, witnessed the tragedy. Patterson's ambulance was called by WEST. Upon finding the man dead, Coroner Theodore F. SCHAEFER was summoned. Mr. Schaefer pronounced death due to a fractured skull resulting from the accidental causes. The body was taken to the Patterson funeral home. Mr. UNDERWOOD had lived in Springfield for the last seven years, coming here from Terre Haute, Ind. He was a member of Champion Lodge, F. and A. M., and Mr. Zion Church of this city. Surviving him are his widow, Mrs. Willie UNDERWOOD of 806 Dilbert av.; his father, George UNDERWOOD of Evansville, Ind.; and a niece, Gladys MORROW of Evansville.
Horace M Ballentine,71, died at 12:10 A.M. Tuesday at his home , 404 N Plum St. He was born in German Township, and lived in this city about 48 years. He was a retired businessman engaged in the pump business at one time. He leaves his widow, Mrs Nannie Ballentine; one daughter, Mrs Castillo of this city; and one sister, Mrs Belle Frost of Wichita, Ks, besides one brother, John of this City and two grandchildren. Funeral services will be held at the residence at 2 P.M. Thursday. Burial will be made in the Ballentine Mausoleum at Tremont City. Friends may view the body at the cemetery. Please omit flowers.
Nettie N. SHEETS, 56, on Broadway Rd., near Enon, died at 10:25 a.m. Friday at her residence. Funeral services will be held at 2:30 p.m. from the Jackson Funeral Home. Burial will be made in Enon. She is survived by her husband, Forest SHEETS, four children, Mrs. Mae CARRYER, Mrs. Glenna WATSON, Harry SHEETS and Robert SHEETS, all of Springfield; four grandchildren, her mother, Mrs. Emma EICHELBERGER; two sisters, Mrs. Emma SMTIH and Mrs Mae CREAMER; and three brothers, Adam, Clarence and Charles EICHELBERGER.
Funeral services for Harry Kimball, 72, will be held at 2pm Wednesday at his residence, 902 Linden Ave. Burial will be made in Fairvew Cemetery at Jeffersonville, O. Mr Kimball died at 5:30 pm Monday at his home after an illness of several years. He was a native of Fayette County, where he had spent the greater part of his life. He had been living in Springfield for the last 12 years. Among his surviving relatives are: A son, Dana KIMBALL of Springfield; two daughters, Mrs Grace OWEN of Springfield, and Mrs Emma VANNORSDALL of Jeffersonville; one sister, Mrs Ella EASTMAN of Springfield; two brothers, Frank KIMBALL of Springfield and J.W. KIMBALL of Washington CH; and one grandchild, Richard OWEN of Springfield.
Mrs Mary E Boolman, 86, for many years a resident of Clark County, was found dead at 7:30 am Monday at her home in Clifton. Coroner Theodore F Schaefer was called and attributed the death to apoplexy. Mrs Boolman lived alone, being cared for by a son living next door. The body was discovered by the granddaughter who went to the house Monday morning. She was the widow of a Civil War veteran and for many years was a devoted member of the Methodist Church. Three children survive her. They are; Mrs Edna GRAM and Lewis BOOLMAN of Springfield, and L.W. BOOLMAN of Clifton. She also leaves two step-sons, Frank BOOLMAN of Indianapolis, and Harry BOOLMAN of Greenville, O, and 10 grandchildren. Funeral services will be held at 2:30 pm Wednesday at the residence. Burial will be made in Clifton Cemetery.
Mrs Eva HIGGENBOTHAM, 45, of 1226 S Yellow Springs St, died at 5:15 pm Friday in the City Hospital after an illness of four months. Born in Rome, GA, Mrs Higgenbotham had been a resident of Springfield for 19 years. She was a member of the Mt Zion Baptist Church. Survivors include a daughter, Clara Belle of Springfield; a son Eugene of Palesta, TN; and a sister, Mrs Ruby PENSON of Orlando, FL. The body was removed to the Patterson Funeral Home.
Robert Eugene SHIRK, four month old son of Mr and Mrs Charles SHIRK, died in his home in Bellefontaine at 4:30 pm Friday. The childs mother was the former Jean FERRYMAN of West Liberty. He leaves his maternal grandparents, Mr and Mrs Kenton FERRYMAN of near West Liberty, and his paternal grandparents Mr and Mrs Clarence SHIRK of near Urbana. The body was removed to the Wilkins Funeral Home here.
An invalid for four years, Mrs I.W. BOOLMAN, 57, died of a cerebral hemorrhage at 5:45 pm Friday in her home at Clifton. She was born August 10, 1884, and had lived all of her life in or near Clifton. Mrs Boolman was a member of the Methodist Church formerly here. Survivors are her husband; two daughters, Mrs Esther VAN ATTA of Akron and Mrs Helen SNYDER of Springfield; and three sisters Mrs Fred STRETCHER of Yellow Springs, and Mrs Omer SPARROW and Mrs Bert HOPPING, both of Clifton. The body will remain in the residence until the time of the funeral there at 2 pm Monday. Burial will be made in Clifton Cemetery.