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Van Wert Daily Bulletin, July 2, 1928, pg2



A. M. Yoh spent Sunday at the Ohio Caverns.

Vaughn Bell is in Cincinnati today on a business mission.

C. D. Rider of Scott, was in town, this morning on a business mission.

Mr. and Mrs. Cletus Stripe of Gordon avenue spent Sunday with friends near Delphos.

Mrs. Edward Welch, of Portland, Oregon, is visiting her niece, Mrs. Oren Germann.

Mr. and Mrs. Harry Greenwood of Toledo were guests Sunday of Mr. and Mrs. M. W. Summersett.

Attorney Jesse F. Beam was in Willshire to spend Sunday with his mother, Mrs. Jacob Beam.

Mr. and Mrs. Oscar S. Longsworth of South Shannon street spent Sunday with relatives at Fort Wayne.

Mr. and Mrs. L. E. Noedler, of South Wall street spent Sunday at Northwood on the Grand Reservoir.

Walter A. Zimmerman and Gordon E. Starkey left today for an extended motor trip through the South.

Carey Manship of Pittsburg is spending the week with his mother, Mrs. C. F. Manship of East Sycamore street.

Mr. and Mrs. Marlon Ruckles of Hartford City, Indiana, are guests at the home of I. C. Peters of East Central avenue.

Dr. and Mrs. J. P. Sampsell and family of Elm street have returned home from an outing at Coldwater Lake, Michigan.

Mr. and Mrs. Harry Dunham of Delphos spent Sunday with his parents, Rev. and Mrs. W. J. Dunham of West Crawford street.

Mr. and Mrs. H. E. Agler and daughter, Patricia, spent the week-end with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Clinton Gilliland of near Dendon.

Mrs. J. J. Humphreys of East Main street will go to Toledo tomorrow for a visit at the home of her daughter, Mrs. E. Harry France.

Mr. and Mrs. O. S. Longsworth of South Shannon street were in Fort Wayne Sunday visiting their daughter, Miss Helen Longsworth.

Mr. and Mrs. William Herst and daughter, Elizabeth, of Union township are at home from a trip to points in Pennsylvania and Maryland.

Mr. and Mrs. William Fisher and son, of Fort Wayne, spent Sunday with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Oliver H. Perry of North Cherry street.

Mr. and Mrs. Cloyd Ladd and family of Mansfield spent Sunday with his mother, Mrs. L. E. Ladd and son, Leonard of South Walnut street.

Coleman Reigner and Miss Ruth Pumley of Huntington, Indiana, were guests of Mr. and Mrs. Clifford Hagemann of North Cherry street Sunday.

Mrs. Brice S. Hull and daughters, Betty Jane and Patricia of Pittsburgh are guests of her parents, Rev. and Mrs. E. E. Gamble of East Central avenue.

Mr. and Mrs. Homer Stambaugh and son, James of Fort Wayne, were guests of Mr. and Mrs. Orris R. Painter of North Harrison street Sunday.

Mrs. Paul Eichling, Mrs. Seth Cullen and Miss Helen Phipps of Paulding and Mrs. Leo Sullivan of Payne, are guests of Mrs. P. E. Yeager of South avenue.

Mr. and Mrs. Frank McGuire and son, Billy, have returned to their home in Columbus after being the guests of Mr. and Mrs. C. C. Haller of West Main street.

Mr. and Mrs. Paul E. Cartmill of West Main street have gone on a motor trip to Cincinnati, Horse Cave, Kentucky, Chattanooga, Tennessee and other points in the South.

Mr. and Mrs. E. C. Humphreys and daughter Martha of East Main street will go to Detroit tomorrow for a brief visit at the home of their daughters, Mrs. C. A. Wheeler and Mrs. C. C. Hulsach.

Mr. and Mrs. G. A. Miler and son Edwin of Jackson, Michigan, Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Spridgeon and son, Doyt of Daniel street and Miss Addie Brown of East Crawford street, spent Sunday in Middle Point.

Mrs. Jerry Agler of South Shannon street, Harry Williams of South Shannon street, accompanied by Mrs. J. E. Gross and sons Ted Wayne and Junior of Fort Wayne have gone to Cincinnati to spend a few days with Mr. and Mrs. Fred Thuman.

Mrs. J. Clyde Wagstaff, Mrs. Byron J. Smith, Mrs. Robert R. Welch and Mrs. Earl F. Ferguson have returned from Russell's Point where they spent several days at the Wagstaff cottage.  Their husbands spent Sunday at the resort and accompanied them home.

Mr. and Mrs. Gus Ickes and daughter Martha Rose of West Lincoln Highway and Miss Roberta Evans of West Main street left their monring for a four weeks trip on which they will visit Pittsburg and other Eastern cities.  The final week they will spend with Mr. and Mrs. Lewis Ickes, of Bert, Michigan.

Rockford Girl Becomes Bride of Well Known Lima Resident -- Street Talk
Announcement of the marriage of Miss Ruth Shafler, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Samuel J. Shafler of Rockford to William D. McCoy of Lima was made Sunday.  The ceremony was read by the Rev. John S. Altman at the Methodist Episcopal parsonage, Celina in the presence of a few relatives and close friends.

Gilbert Smith of Defiance was named by the Delphos school board to fill the vacancy created through the resignation of Harry Frankfather, coach in Jefferson high for the last two years.  Mr. Smith may be asked to direct athletics in the school this fall.

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Van Wert Daily Bulletin, July 2, 1928, pg3


Jack Ashbaugh has gone to Detroit to spend the week.

Arthur Osborn made a business trip to Definance this afternoon.

Mr. and Mrs. Alfred L. Albright and daughter, Grace, of Dayton were guests of local relatives Sunday.

Mr. and Mrs. Albert Montague spent Sunday with her brother, Andrew Moore and family of Alvordton.

Miss Grace Dare of Columbia City, Indiana is a guest of her aunt, Mrs. Mary J. Wert of North Washington street.

Mr. and Mrs. Virgil Flint of South of town and Mrs. Arvilla Flint of North Wall street spent Sunday at the home of L. F. Flint at Paulding.

Mr. and Mrs. V. C. Showalter and children of South Vine street spent Sunday with relatives at Middle Point.

Mr. and Mrs. Ralph L. Ruckles of West First street were guests of Mr. and Mrs. F. L. Engle at Lima Sunday.

Mrs. R. H. Summersett and Mr. and Mrs. D. O. Highwood of Toledo spent Sunday at the home of C. I. Summersett.

Mr. and Mrs. Z. Fox and family of Middle Point spent Sunday with her sister, Miss Bertha Albright of Pleasant street.

Mrs. Lawrence H. Wise and daughter, Helen Marie, of South Cherry street are at home from a visit with her sister at Mansfield.

William A. Lehmann and son, Robert, of Minneapolis, Minnesota are guests at the home of his father, H. G. Lehmann of Elm street.

Miss Janice Poor of Dayton and Miss Clyde Andrews of Celina were guests Sunday at the home of J. F. Frick of North Walnut street.

Mr. and Mrs. Gordon Alspach and children and D. H. Alspach and son, Gaylord, spent Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. William Beasley at Eldorado.

Leonard L. Conn and David G. Jones spent Sunday at Wilbur Wright Aviation Field, Dayton, the guests of Lieut. John Hutchinson.

Miss Ruth Hoaglin, who is a nurse in the Methodist hospital in Fort Wayne is visiting her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Jesse Hoaglin of North Market street.

Miss Elisabeth Elcock who has been visiting her sister, Miss Anna Elcock of East Crawford street, has returned to her home at Omaha, Nebraska.

Misses Mary Fisher of North Jefferson street and Ruth Miller of North Race street are spending the week with friends and relatives at Fort Wayne.

Miss Rita Branam has returned to her home in Milan, Michigan after visiting her grandfather, Wesley Branam and family of North Washington street.

Mr. and Mrs. Albert Fawcett have returned to their home at Toledo after a visit with Mrs. F. M. McManus at Middle Point and with friends in this town.

Miss Lenore Hoeken who is attending the summer term of Ohio Northern was at home to spend Sunday with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. William T. Hoeken of George street.

Mr. and Mrs. Carleton R. Kear who have been guests at the home of her sister, Mrs. Frank E. Longwell of South Washington street left this afternoon for their home at Havana, Cuba.

Mr. and Mrs. Ivan Thomas, of North Walnut street, Mr. and Mrs. John Hoblet of Wilshire and Mrs. William Timken of Berne, Indiana have returned from a trip to Ashtabula and Warren.

Mrs. O. F. Bowyer and daughers, Eloise and Susan, who have been guests of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. G. L. McKibben of West Maple avenue have returned to their home at Toledo.

John Miller who has been visiting during the past week at the home of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. John I. Miller of West Crawford street has returned to Columbus where he is employed.

Mr. and Mrs. J. P. Miller of Cleveland, former residents of Center street were guests Sunday of Mr. J. E. Kesler of East Main street while en route to Wichita, Kansas for a visit with Mrs. Miller's brother, J. T. Gillett.

Mrs. E. W. Wolcott and son, James M. Wolcott and wife and sons, James and Edward, and Paul M. Kear of Norfolk who have been visiting her mother Mrs. J. E. [illegible] of North Washington street have gone to Chicago for a visit en route [illegible].  They will also visit points in Canada en route.

Mrs. Joseph Downs and daughter Hazel of Brownsville, Texas, Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Dennis and family of Terre Haute, Indiana, Mr. and Mrs. Everett Spelbring and family of Fisher, Indiana, Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Rowe and family, of Ada, Mrs. Orion Turney and family of Lima, Mrs. Clarence Seavy of Lima, Mr. and Mrs. M. L. Baltzell and family, Mr. and Mrs. F. D. LaRue, Mr. and Mrs. E. Hargesheimer and family, Miss Ivy Smith and Mr. and Mrs. John Wilmore were Sunday guests of Mr. and Mrs. L. F. Spelbring of Union township.

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Van Wert Daily Bulletin, July 3, 1928, pg2


Judge John H. Koch of Ohio City was in town this morning on a business mission.

M. F. Harris of the Fisher & Harris store was in town this morning on business.

Mr. and Mrs. T. C. Jones of Elm street are visiting friends and relatives at Cincinnati.

Miss Elizabeth Kiger of Elm street is at home from a visit with friends at Columbus.

Mrs. F. W. Dannecker and Mrs. Ralph Slusser are spending the day with friends at Lima.

Miss Mary Branam of North Washington street will spend the Fourth in Toledo with friends.

Mr. and Mrs. J. Curtis Shaffer of North Jefferson street are spending the day at Fort Wayne.

Miss Helen Hester of North Walnut street will spend the Fourth with friends at Fort Wayne.

Miss Carol Miltonberger of Dayton is visiting Mr. and Mrs. Dale Stuck of Bonnewitz avenue.

Mr. and Mrs. S. N. Spray of Dickinson avenue will spend The Fourth with friends at St. Marys.

Mr. and Mrs. H. R. Bonnewitz and daughters of South avenue are outing at James Lake, Indiana.

Mr. and Mrs. T. L. Roberts of North Washington street will spend the Fourth with friends at Fort Wayne.

Mr. and Mrs. Ivan Johns of East Central avenue will spend the Fourth in Rome City, Indiana, the guests of friends.

Miss Mary Jane Wade of Bluffton, Indiana is a guest of her grandmother, Mrs. William Scheidt of South Tyler street.

Mrs. O. C. Kennedy and son, Alford of Dormont, Pennsylvania, are guests of Mr. and Mrs. T. E. Jones of East Maple avenue.

Orley Myers has returned to Lansing, Michigan after spending the weekend with Mr. and Mrs. Clay Dunifon of Ridge township.

Mr. and Mrs. B. O. Ainsworth, Mr. and Mrs. H. R. Ainsworth and Mr. and Mrs. Frank Fox will spend The Fourth with friends at Fort Wayne.

Mrs. Eleanor Spridgeon, who has been visiting at the home of Mrs. S. E. Johnson of North Walnut street, has returned to her home in Fort Wayne.

Mr. and Mrs. Peter Fair, Jr. of Middle Point and Mr. and Mrs. Paul Byers and son, Junior, called on Mrs. Peter Fair and family of Ridge township.

Mr. and Mrs. S. W. Shaffer and daughter Mary of East Crawford street and Alfred Brown have gone to Big Cedar Tri-Lakes, Indiana on an outing.

Mr. and Mrs. V. E. Watkins of South Cherry street, accompanied by Mr. and Mrs. Robert Watkins of Gomer, are at home from a brief visit at Toledo.

Mr. and Mrs. C. W. Swartz and daughter, Geraldine of Boyd avenue will spend the Fourth with his brother, Grant Swartz and family of Pleasant Mill.

Mr. E. Frank Anderson and son William of Kensington, Pennsylvania will arrive Friday for a visit with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. William McGirr of South avenue.

Mr. and Mrs. Arthur F. Longsworth and daughter Margaret and E. A. Longsworth of South avenue will spend the Fourth at the home of F. A. Smith of Dayton.

Mr. and Mrs. Benjamin Welder, Mrs. F. A. Gamble, Miss Maude Gamble and Dr. A. H. Hattery of Rockford will go to Defiance Wednesday on a fishing trip.

Mr. and Mrs. Fred Feher of Pratt street, accompanied by Mr. and Mrs. E. McElwain and family of Delphos will go to Findlay tomorrow to attend the automobile races.

Mrs. W. H. Spayd of South Walnut street is at home from Azalia, Michigan, where she was a guest of Mrs. D. A. Baker. She also visited her daughter, Mrs. C. E. Behymer at Detroit.

Mrs. M. E. Shultz of West Main street will go to Muskegon, Michigan Thursday to spend the remainder of the summer with relatives. She will be accompanied as far as Jackson by her daughter, Mrs. Charles Shenk.

Mr. and Mrs. William Mankin and daughters, Florence and Agenes and son, Gaylor, Mr. and Mrs. James Mankin and son, Gerald and daughter, Phyllis, and Mr. and Mrs. Cale Tomlinson will go to Huntington, Indiana tomorrow to attend the annual reunion of the Mankin family.

Mr. and Mrs. Earl Slattery and daughter have returned to their home in Fort Wayne after spending the weekend with Mrs. Slattery's mother, Mrs. Peter Fair of Ridge township. Their son David accompanied them home after spending the past several weeks with his grandmother, Mrs. Peter Fair.

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Van Wert Daily Bulletin, July 16, 1928


BORN - To Mr. and Mrs. Harold Flemming of Pleasant township a daughter, who has been named Mary Alice.

MILITARY MATTERS
Robert Williams of the United States marines has arrived here from California after being stationed aboard a United States relief ship. Mr. Williams is visiting his mother, Mrs. R. H. Williams of East Main street.

Wilbur C. Colner of North Market street is at home from Bowman Field, Louisville, Kentucky where he attended the Citizen's Military Training Camp. Mr. Colner was in the aviation corps which towed targets for the anti-air craft artillery.

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Submitted by Kaye Watson


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