Union City Evening Times, Friday, July 3, 1936
Robert Howell Dies.
Robert G. Howell, 79, prominent Darke county livestock buyer, died Friday morning at his home in Butler township as a result of pneumonia. He is survived by his widow, and a son Emmett of West Manchester, O., and Mrs. Almeta Yaney of this city is a niece. The funeral service will be held from his home Saturday at 1:30 p. m. C.S.T. conducted by Rev. J. A. Pantle. Burial in the Greenville, O. cemetery mausoleum.
Passes Away - Thos. B. Waid well-known farmer is dead - Had lived all his life in this community.
Thos. B. Waid, 77, well known farmer died at 3 o'clock Sunday afternoon. He had been a member of the I.O.O.F. lodge for over 50 years.
Surviving are the widow and three daughters, Mrs. Edward Livingston of this city and Mrs. T. V. Baker and Mrs. O. C. Baker, both of Pontiac, Mich., and four sons, Frank and Marion Waid of Clarkson, Mich., Charles of Salem, Mich., and Robert of Pontiac, Mich.; two brothers and three sisters.
The body was removed from the Fraze funeral home Sunday evening to the Waid residence, five miles east of this city, where funeral services will be held at 2 o'clock Tuesday afternoon, the Rev. L. G. Ludwick officiating. Burial will be in the City Cemetery.
Died --- Margaret Nishwitz, Friday, July 3, 1936, aged 71 years. The body was taken from the Fraze Funeral Home to the residence of her daughter, Mrs. Clarence Bragg Saturday afternoon. Funeral services were held at the Bragg home Sunday at 4 p. m. conducted by Rev. Earl Lantz. Interment in the City Cemetery.
End Comes - Judge W. W. Teegarden dies at his home at Greenville, Ohio - Was a veteran member of the Darke County Bar.
Greenville, O. - Funeral services for Walter W. Teegarden, 73 years old, former Judge of the Darke County Common Pleas Court, who died suddenly Monday morning at his residence on West Fourth Street from a heart attack, will be conducted at the residence at 2:30 p. m. Wednesday. Rev. Edgar V. Loucks, pastor of St. Paul's Reformed Church, will officiate. Interment will be in the Greenville Cemetery.
Judge Teegarden practiced law here for over 40 years beginning in 1893. He served two full six-year terms on the Common Pleas bench terminating his judicial career in 1927.
He was an active leader in the Republican Party of Darke County and was prominent in civic and fraternal affairs.
Surviving relative include his widow, Catharine; three sons, Chester, Albany, N.Y., Roland, Richmond, Ind., and Harold of Washington, D. C.; one daughter Anna Lorene, of Cincinnati; five grandchildren, and two half-sisters.
Lived Here - Mrs. Margaret Addington passes away at hospital in Indianapolis - She was born in Sidney, O. and was sister of Conductor G. Hubbard.
Word reached here this morning of the death of Mrs. Margaret Addington, at St. Vincent's hospital in Indianapolis, after a long illness covering a period of more than one year.
Mrs. Addington, who was the last surviving member of the family was the daughter of William and Ellen Hubbard. She was formerly Miss Margaret Hubbard and she was born in Sidney, O. She was the sister of Garrett Hubbard, one of the best known passenger conductors on the Big 4 railroad, and who died about three years ago.
Margaret Hubbard moved to Union City with her parents when she was about four years of age. She attended St. Mary's school and was a member of St. Mary's church and the Rosary Society.
She lived here until about twenty years ago, when she moved to Indianapolis with her family. Her husband died about fifteen or twenty years ago and during the last years of her life she made her home with her two daughters, Mary Ellen and Louise, who survive her.
She was a fine Christian woman, a faithful wife and a good mother who lived for her family and many friends here will regret to learn of her death and will sincerely mourn her passing.
She was the cousin of J. A. Wallace of this city.
The funeral will be held Friday at 9 a. m. from St. Joseph church in Indianapolis and the burial will take place in the Holy Cross cemetery.
A Great Man - Was Charles C. Adelsperger whose life's work was centered in Union City - Built up the city's largest manufacturing concern - Always had the best interests of the city at heart.
In the death of Charles C. Adelsperger, 82, Union City loses one of the foremost prominent citizens and manufacturers, a man who started at a small beginning and climbed to the head of the city's largest manufacturing concerns.
Because of ill health he retired from active business about five years ago, yet during that time kept ever in close touch with his many business interests.
During his active business career Mr. Adelsperger served as president of both the Union City Body Company and the Sedan Body Company this city.
Born in Seneca County, Ohio, Mr. Adelsperger engaged in the manufacturing business at Springfield, Ohio, before coming to Union City in 1899. He had an active part in organizing the Union City Body Company soon after taking up residence here. This company first engaged in the manufacture of horse drawn vehicles, later going into the motorcar body business.
Later Mr. Adelsperger was instrumental in organizing the Sedan Body Company. He also owned the Central Garage Inc.
Mr. Adelsperger was a Thirty-second Degree Mason, affiliated with lodge in Union City and in Indianapolis. He also held a life membership in the Elks.
Mourning are the Widow Christina; three brothers, Frank, Union City; James, Tiffon, Ohio; Henry, Detroit; three sisters, Mrs. Amanda Gordon, Tiffin, Mrs. Flora Brandeberry and Mrs. Nora Coppess, both of Fostoria.
Private funeral services will be held at the home, 502 West Pearl street, at 4 p. m. Sunday, the Masonic Lodge and Rev. Forbes Robertson officiating. Burial in the family mausoleum, City Cemetery. Friends may call at the home Friday from 7 to 9 p. m.; Saturday from 2 to 4 p. m and from 7 to 9 p. m.; Sunday from 2 to 3:30 p. m.
Died in Swing - Samuel Yourt aged East Side citizen passes out suddenly - He was a contractor and carpenter and came here from Piqua.
Thursday about four o'clock in the afternoon Mrs. Huntwork, looking over into her neighbor's yard, saw Samuel Yourt, sitting in his swing. There seemed to be nothing wrong with the man and Mrs. Huntwork told Mrs. Frank Cox who on approaching Mr. Yourt saw that he was not conscious. Mrs. Cox called Norman Hampshire who went over and discovered that the old man was dead, and death had apparently taken place some time before.
Wilson Pinney was called in and he telephoned to Coroner Marker who viewed the body and gave his verdict in accordance with the above facts.
At the request of Mrs. Yourt Mr. Pinney also telephoned to Shilling and Son, undertakers, Troy, O., who came for the body and prepared it for burial, which will take place in Troy.
The deceased had been ill nearly all winter and was just beginning to get out again.
Samuel Yourt was a native of Ohio where he was born sixty-seven years ago. He with Mrs. Yourt came here from Piqua, O., two years ago and bought the home where they lived, corner of Wall and South Division street, south of the Parent elevator.
He was a carpenter and contractor by trade. He was a Spanish-American War veteran and was a member of the Red Man's lodge and he belonged to the Labor Union at Dayton.
He is survived by the widow, and he was the last surviving member of his family. A son and daughter died some years ago.
Died --- John William Peters at his home northwest of Saratoga Thursday evening, age 76 years. Funeral services will be conducted at the U. B. Church in Saratoga Sunday afternoon at 1:30 C. S. T., Rev. Harry Berry officiating. Interment in Beamsville, Ohio Cemetery. --- R. R. Brooks, mortician.
Died: David F. James, Friday, July 10th, aged 64 years. The body was returned to the residence south of the city Saturday p. m. from the Brooks funeral home.
Funeral services were conducted Monday, July 13, at the residence at 10 a. m. with Rev. Earl Lantz officiating. Interment in Union City Cemetery.
Died: Mrs. Verna Pearl Arnett, wife of Earl H. Arnett at the residence south of Jackson, Ohio, Friday, July 10th, aged 29 years. The body was returned to the home from the Brooks funeral home Saturday forenoon.
Funeral services were conducted at Teegarden church Sunday at 9 a. m. (CST) with Rev. Bertha Driver officiating. Interment in Teegarden cemetery.
John Nease of Gettysburg, Ohio found dead.
Word comes to this city this noon of the death of John Nease of Gettysburg, O. He was the only living brother of Mrs. Fred Jackson of this city, and has several other relatives and friends here.
Mr. Nease was found dead at the supper table last evening at 8 o'clock. He leaves two sons, Herschel and Don of Gettysburg and one daughter Mrs. J. E. Long of Versailles, O. His wife passed away several months previous.
The funeral will take place Wednesday afternoon at 2 o'clock at the Methodist Church in Gettysburg.
Funeral - Of crash victim has been arranged at Winchester, Indiana - Ralph Stump, 24 years old, Winchester, fatally hurt in accident.
Winchester, Ind. - Funeral services for Ralph Stump, 24 years old, Winchester, who died Sunday night at Randolph County Hospital of injuries he had received three hours earlier in a automobile accident in which two companions were injured, will be held at 2 p. m. Wednesday, at Maxville Church. Rev. Zelma Mills will officiate. Burial in Maxville Cemetery.
The accident occurred when the car in which Stump, Lawrence Cook, 23 years old, of Winchester, and Arthur Rariden, 35, of Muncie, driver of the car, failed to negotiate the curve on Indiana-32, east of Winchester, near Shady Nook. The car, which was being driven at a high rate of speed, went onto the berm of the road and became uncontrollable when Rariden attempted to pull it back on the road.
The men were pinned beneath the overturned car which was demolished. Deputy Sheriff Kora E. Davis and Officer Charles Bullock made an investigation of the accident. There were no eye witnesses.
Cook and Rariden are confined to the Randolph County Hospital. Cook is suffering from a fractured left leg, cuts about the head and a severe cut to his right foot.
Rariden has a crushed chest, deep cuts about the head and arms.
Cook recently injured his left leg and had only been off crutches a short time prior to the accident.
Stump is survived by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Macy Stump; three brothers, Robert and Albert of Winchester, and Herman of Colorado; two sister, Mrs. Charles Teeters of Muncie, and Miss Bessie Stump, at home.
Reports at the local hospital Monday evening were that the condition of the two injured men was not regarded critical.
Died --- Mrs. Louise (Crouse) Lytell, 81, widow of the late John Lytell, who lived for a number of years on West Oak street, passed away Sunday at the Soldiers widows home at Lafayette, Ind. after an illness of over three years. The remains were brought to this city this afternoon and graveside services were conducted by Rev. Forbes Robertson at the City Cemetery, where interment took place. She is survived by one nephew, Albert Crouse of Anderson, Ind.
Word comes from Chicago of the death of Pearl Shockney, 55, who died in that city yesterday. He was the son of Samuel and Sarah Shockney, and left Union City some thirty-five years ago. He was a member of the Chicago police force. The funeral will be held from his late home Thursday at 2 p. m.
Passes Away - Arch F. Marsh passes away at his home last evening - Was formerly in the lumber business in this city.
Arch F. Marsh, 73, contractor and Lumber manager of the Interstate Lumber Company here, died at 10 o'clock last evening at his home, following an illness of several years.
Surviving are one daughter, Mrs. Mabel E. Marsh of Washington, D.C.; one grandson, Arthur Beachley, Jr., of this city; two sisters, Mrs. Elva Whitesell of Anderson and Mrs. Vernie Whiteneck of Portland, and four brothers, Wilmer and Orville, both of this city, George of Ridgeville, and Webster of Redkey. He was a member of the Masonic Lodge.
Funeral services will be conducted at the Fraze funeral home at 2 o'clock Thursday afternoon, with the Rev. Roll Marsh and the Rev. Carl G. Adams in charge. Burial will be in the Lisbon Cemetery.
Died - Mrs. Mary E. Whistler, 79, widow of William Whistler died at her home at 7:45 last night, a victim of heat prostration. She is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Ira (Mary A. ) Vernon and Mrs. John (Eva) O'Conner, both of here, and one brother, Edward Barker of Huntsville. The body was removed to the Fraze funeral home. Funeral arrangements have not been made.
Auto Crash - That took place near Shady Nook Sunday claims second victim - Lawrence Cook dies at the Randolph County Hospital.
Winchester, Ind. - Lawrence Cook, 33, son of Mr. and Mrs. Lee Cook, west of Winchester, died at the Randolph County Hospital at 2 o'clock Wednesday afternoon as the result of injuries sustained in an automobile accident near Shady Nook, east of here, Sunday evening. Funeral services for Ralph Stump, another victim of the accident, were held at the Maxville Church, Wednesday afternoon, and Arthur Rariden of Muncie, driver of the car, remains in a serious condition at the Randolph County Hospital.
Cook's body was taken by the Summers funeral home for burial preparation. He is survived by the mother, three brothers, Guy Cook, Chase Cook and Myron Cook. Funeral services will be held Friday afternoon.
Died - William Hand, 72 years old, retired farmer, died Friday night at his home on Division street, East Side, after an illness of 15 months. He had spent his entire life in this community. He was a member of the United Brethren Church. He is survived by his wife. The body was taken to the Hand home Saturday afternoon. Funeral services were held in the United Brethren Church Sunday afternoon at 4 o'clock, Rev. L. G. Ludwick officiating. Interment took place in the Teegarden cemetery.
Died - Dr. Harrison B. Hulse, 47 years old, died unexpectedly Friday, from a heart attack at his home at Los Angeles, Calif., according to information received by relatives here.
A native of this city, he had been a physician in Los Angeles for almost 20 years.
The mother, Mrs. Belle Hulse, two brothers, Thomas and Garrett, all of this city, survive in addition to the widow, a brother and a sister, of Los Angeles.
Died - Following a brief illness, Charles Lipp, a former resident here, died at the Methodist hospital at Indianapolis Sunday. He was 60 years old.
Mr. Lipp was a resident of Union City until a few years ago when he went to Indianapolis. He was a contractor. Survivors are two daughters and a son. The body will be brought here Tuesday for burial.
After the graveside services in the Union City Cemetery the Lipp family will be at the Bob Tibbetts home on High street where friends may call.
Proves Fatal - Does excitement to a Greenville, O. man - W. J. Berry collapses on street after crash, dies of heart attack.
Greenville, Ohio - William J. Berry, 59 year old, Greenville, sales representative of the Eaton Tire and Service Company, was found unconscious on a sidewalk near the Replogle Body Shop, 429 Walnut Street, about 11 a. m. Thursday by Mrs. Idora Richardson. An ambulance was called but he died before reaching a doctor's office.
Death was attributed to a heart attack brought on by excitement over an automobile accident at the intersection of the County Line Road and U.S.-36, the Greenville-Piqua Road, about 10 a. m. Thursday. It was stated that Berry's car turned onto the County Line Road in front of a car driven by Ernest Earhart of Pique. Both cars were heavily damaged.
Mrs. Earhart stated that Mr. Berry offered to pay the repairs necessary for their car and recommended that the automobile be taken to Replogle's Body Shop. He accompanied the pair to Greenville but when they stopped to send a telegram, Mr. Berry decided to walk to his home on East Third Street, promising to meet them there within half an hour.
Surviving relatives include the widow, Mamie; one daughter, Mrs. Wanetta Armstrong, Dayton; a sister, Mrs. Verda Buzzard of Delaware, O.
Passes Away - Jesse. E. Huston dies after a short illness last night - Had lived in this city a great number of years.
After a short illness, Jesse E. Huston, 62, passed away last night, following an attack of gall stones.
He had lived in this city a great number of years and was the type of man who won many loyal friends as he was of a kindly disposition and a hardworking man.
For a number of years he was at the Central Garage Inc. and custodian of the Rohr flats and at the time of his death, night watchman at the Sedan Company where he has been employed the past year.
He was married to Miss Laura Dean, February 5, 1896, and one daughter was born, who is deceased.
The funeral services will take place Thursday afternoon at 2 o'clock, conducted by Rev. Zelma Mills from the Christian church. Interment in the city cemetery.
Called Home - Mrs. Mary A. Emerick dies at home of her daughter at Horatio, O. - Formerly lived in Union City where she was well known.
Mrs. Mary A. Emerick, 80, died Monday morning at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Vern Smith, at Horatio, O. She was the widow of the late Josiah Emerick and formerly lived in this city before moving to Dayton, O., and was well known by many of our older residents.
She leaves the one daughter; two sons, Jesse Kunkle, Greenville rural route, and Monroe Kunkle, of Tuscaloosa, Ala., and seven grandchildren.
Funeral services are to be conducted at the Central Avenue Church of the Brethren at Greenville, O., at 2 o'clock Wednesday afternoon with the Rev. Ray Shank and the Rev. G. O. Stutzman officiating. Burial will be made in Beach Grove cemetery.
Killed by Car - Martin Keys killed in auto accident near Shady Nook - Steps from behind a bus in path of car.
Winchester, Ind. - Martin Keys, 76 years old, of Winchester, was killed Tuesday about 3:15 p. m., when struck by a car driven by Ed Fitzmaurice, also of Winchester on State Road-32 near Shady Nook.
Mr. Keys was a passenger on a Greenville bus and had alighted from the bus and started towards Shadynook station, across the road from where the accident occurred. Fitzmaurice was headed west toward Winchester and applied his brakes and swerved from the road in an effort to avoid the accident. The car continued into the ditch west of Shadynook after the impact.
According to the information from the driver of the bus Mr. Keys, who was an almost daily passenger, was let out as usual and the bus had proceeded about 100 yards when the scream of rubber and brakes was heard. The bus was stopped but only a cloud of dust could be seen and neither driver nor passengers were able to give further information.
Several people gathered at the scene of the accident which was investigated by county and city officials. Coroner Lowell Painter was also called and is making an investigation of the fatality.
Fitzmaurice sustained cuts and bruises but none of a serious nature and his car was damaged as it struck the ditch.
The body of the deceased was removed to the Clark, Maynard & Potter Funeral Home to await announcements of funeral arrangements. The deceased was widely known throughout this and adjoining counties.
Surviving are five daughter, Gertrude Rowe of Ridgeville; Pear Thornburg of Winchester; Verna Lynn Keys of Lynn; Blanche Weimer of Winchester, and Lena Phillips of Lynn; three sons, Clyde of McCordsville; Joe of Winchester and Harold of Winchester; two sisters, Elvie Allen and Anna Halsley, and two brothers, Elwood and John L. Keys, all of Winchester.
Proves Fatal - Miss Margaret Rickert, age 85, dies as result of broken hip - Had made her home past twenty years with her brother.
A fall suffered by Miss Margaret L. Richert on last Decoration day, proved fatal. Some eight weeks ago while at the home of her brother Samuel Rickert, the aged lady fell and sustained a fractured hip. Everything possible was done for her but owing to her advanced years she was unable to rally and she passed away Sunday afternoon at half-past three o'clock.
Miss Margaret L. Rickert was born in Montgomery County, O., and her parents were George and Elizabeth Rickert with whom she came to Jackson township, Randolph County, Indiana, when she was only two years old, so that she lived in this community for the past eighty-two years, and she has seen the county grow from a wilderness forest to a settled highly cultivated community.
For the past twenty years she made her home with her brother, Samuel C. Rickert, who with another brother, Noah Rickert, survive her.
She was a fine Christian woman and was affiliated with the Church of the Brethren. She live a useful life and was always ready to do her share of any good work that needed to be done.
The funeral will be held from the Samuel C. Rickert home near the Miller bridge eight miles northwest of Union City Tuesday at 2 p. m. conducted by Rev. Berry, pastor of the U. B. church, Saratoga, Ind. Interment in the Dunkard cemetery on North State Line north of the city.
Passes Away - Orla Shaw Formerly of This City is Dead. - Spent His Boyhood Days in Union City.
This morning Ross Shaw received a telegram that his cousin, Orla Shaw, 71, passed away this morning in Mechanicsburg, O.
He was the son of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Shaw and clerk in the J. T. Shaw Dry Goods Store, in this city before leaving over 4o years ago.
He operated a drug store in Mechanicsburg, O., for a number of years and has been retired from business for the past ten years.
His wife deceased a few years ago and he leaves two sons.
The funeral took place at Mechanicsburg, O., this afternoon.
Prominent - Well known farmer passes away Thursday afternoon at 4:30. - Father of Prof. Theodore Eley of the Jackson Ohio school.
Word was received yesterday afternoon announcing the death of William A. Eley at his home northeast of New Madison, Ohio. Mr. Eley has been a prominent farmer in Butler township, Darke County, for many years. Mr. Eley had been sick since last spring with a heart ailment. Mr. and Mrs. Eley were well known in this city as he and his wife visited the home of their son, Prof. and Mrs. Theodore Eley, quite often.
The funeral will take place Saturday at 2:00, E. S. T., from the Otterbein church east of New Madison, burial in New Madison cemetery.
Besides the wife, Ida, Mr. Eley leaves the following children: Prof. Theodore R. Eley of Union City, Ind.; Leonard Eley of Troy, Ohio, superintendent of the Concord Consolidated schools; Galen B. Eley, a farmer near New Madison, and nine grandchildren. Mr. Eley also leaves two brothers, George Eley, of New Madison; Alonzo Eley, a farmer near New Madison, and a half-sister, Mrs. Irvin McCowen of Arcanum, O.
Died - Mrs. Rachel Wampler, Thursday, July 30, 1936, aged 89 years. The body was removed to the Fraze Funeral Home where friends may call. Funeral services will be held at the Funeral Home Monday at 1 p. m. C. S. T. conducted by Rev. Carl Adams. Interment in Greenville Cemetery.
Pioneer Ridgeville Business Man Dies.
Ridgeville, Ind. - Benjamin Boswell, pioneer business man here, died at his home last night. He opened a store in 1880 and retired in 1921.
Surviving are three sons, Ross W. Boswell, of here; Nate V. Boswell, of Atlanta, Ga., and L. Wallace Boswell, of Muncie, and two brothers, Mason Boswell, of Barnesville, O., and John Boswell, of Pleasant City, O.
Funeral services were conducted at 2 o'clock Sunday afternoon at the home of the deceased by Rev. J. Z. Cromer, of Ft. Wayne, assisted by the Rev. G. L. McGlish, of Dunkirk. Burial in the Riverside Cemetery here.
Called Home - Mrs. Robert Price passes away after several weeks illness. - She had lived practically all her life in the community.
Mrs. Robert Price, 74, passed away Friday night, after an illness of several weeks. She had lived practically all her life in this community and when her health permitted was an active member of the Christian Church and Rebecca lodge. She is survived by her husband, two sons Walter of Dayton, O., and Oliver of Osborn, O.
The funeral took place this afternoon from the Fraze Funeral Home conducted by Rev. J. Watson. Interment in the city cemetery.
Life's Work - Rev. James A. Brown passes away after short illness. - Was prominent in the Church of Christ ministry.
The Rev. James Albert Brown, 81, father of Clarence M. Brown of Richmond, Republican candidate for Congress from the Tenth district, died at 4 o'clock Friday afternoon at the family home in Bethel, 12 miles north of Richmond. He had been ill since Tuesday, when he suffered a heart attack. Howard A. Brown, is another son living in Muncie, Ind.
Surviving are the Widow, Mrs. Myrtle Brown; a third son, Gerald H. Brown of Fort Wayne; three daughters, Mrs. Maarguerite Cox of Ricmond and the Misses Princess and Maurine Brown, both at home; a sister Mrs. Jane Hinshaw of Mooreland, and four grandchildren.
The Rev. Brown retired from the ministry four years ago, his last pastorate being at the Disciples of Christ Church in Lyons, a small southwestern Indiana town. Beginning his ministerial calling at Bethel, he also occupied pulpits at Lynn, Eaton, Asburn, Stroh and in several Ohio towns.
His birthplace was a farm in Henry County near Newcastle. He attended Henry County schools and later was graduated from Valparaiso Teachers College at Valparaiso, Ind. He taught school at Newcastle, Mooreland, Blountsville and in other Henry County towns. He was said to be one of the first teachers in the state to obtain a life license.
Funeral services were held at 2 o'clock this afternoon at Bethel Church. The Rev. Earl Lantz, of this city, who was ordained by the Rev. Mr. Brown conducted the service.
Died - O. C. Teague, 67, who was well known in this city, passed away Sunday in Utica, O. He had been an invalid for several years and was the husband of Grace Hill Teague , only daughter of George Roll Hill, of Union City. Mrs. Teague is a native of Union City, where she is well known.
Funeral services will be at Utica Tuesday afternoon.
A native of Dunkirk, Ind., the deceased moved to Utica many years ago where he engaged in the manufacturer of glass, owning the Utica Glass factory. He was a recognized leader in the glass industry.
Besides the widow, the deceased is survived by a son and a daughter, both living at Utica.
Died --- Roberta Jean Murphy, 8-year-old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Murphy at the City Hospital, Saturday afternoon. The body was removed to the Brooks Funeral Home for preparation, and later taken to the residence, 381 Sycamore street. Funeral services will be conducted at the U. B. Church this afternoon at 2 p. m. C.S.T. Rev. Lewis G. Ludwick officiating. Interment in the City Cemetery.
Octogenarian - Mrs. Ellen Williams passes away at the age of eighty-six. - She was one of Union City's oldest and most honored women.
Mrs. Ellen Williams, one of Union City's oldest and most highly honored residents, and the mother of Mrs. Roy (Dutch) Adams, passed away early this morning, after a long illness.
She was confined to her bed for nine weeks, and while everything was done for her that the loving hands of children and grandchildren could do for her, all proved of no avail and she passed to her reward at ten minutes after three o'clock.
Mrs. Ellen Williams was the daughter of John and Elsie Oliver Jollison, and she was born at Deerfield, Ind., Jan. 2, 1850. When she was twelve years old her folks moved to Union City and here she attended school on the East Side when there was school, which at that time was only for about three months in the years.
She was married to Thomas E. Williams Nov. 19, 1872, and eight children were born to this union, seven of whom are living as follows: Frank, Detroit, :Mich.; Mrs. Elsie Weybright, Greenville, O.; Mrs. Ola Earhart, Greenville, O.; Earl W., Detroit, Mich.; Ted W., Muncie, Ind.; Mrs. Rol Adams, Union City, Ind., and Homer Williams, of Indianapolis.
Another son, Charles Adams, died in 1896.
After her marriage Mrs. Williams moved to 834 East Main street, where she resided the rest of her life.
She was of the splendid type of pioneer Christian woman who helped to build up this country and after the death of her husband in 1910, Mrs. Williams took charge of the family and all her life she lived for her dear ones.
She was affiliated with the United Brethren church where she attended services when her health would permit. She was a faithful wife, and good mother, and the world is better for having her lived in it. She was of a cheerful, pleasant disposition and therefore had many friends who will sincerely sorrow over her death.
Besides the above she is survived by 16 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
The body was removed to the Fraze funeral home and the funeral will take place Saturday at 3 p. m., from the home. Burial in the city cemetery.
Found Dead - Robert Hiatt is a victim of bullet at Winchester, Ind. - James Payne, 26, and James Hiatt, 25, are held by police in death.
Winchester, Ind. - Robert Hiatt, 23, Winchester carpenter, who resided at Residence and Orange streets, was found dead with a bullet wound in his right temple in the yard at the Horace Pitcher home, 24 Watson street here about 2 o'clock Sunday morning.
James Payne, 27, of 422 Thompson street and James Hiatt, 25, of Richmond street, a cousin of Robert Hiatt, were being held by Winchester police in connection with the death. Both emphatically declared Hiatt had shot himself.
According to statements made to the police by James Hiatt and Payne, the two, with Robert Hiatt had gone to Union City Saturday evening and returned to Winchester shortly after midnight. The then went to the Pitcher home and later becoming hungry, decided to prepare a meal. Pitcher was out of the city when the two arrive and did not return home until after the body was found, Officers said. He had left the house unlocked, according to Hiatt and Payne.
It was during the preparation of the meal, according to James Hiatt and Payne, that Robert Hiatt secured the gun, a .22 caliber Stevens pistol, in the Pitcher home and went into the yard and shot himself. They said, however, they did not notice Hiatt leaving the house with the gun, and that their attention was called to his whereabouts only after they heard the shot in the yard.
Police were called by James Hiatt and the officers found the body in the yard with the gun nearby.
According to police, Payne and James Hiatt had been drinking heavily. They were grilled by local officers Sunday afternoon and night but held unwaveringly to their original story that Hiatt had shot himself. Both denied there had been trouble of any kind between the three prior to the tragedy.
Mr. and Mrs. Harry Hiatt said Sunday they knew of no reason why their son should commit suicide. He had not been despondent, they said, and had his carpenter tools packed in preparation for going to Dayton, O., Monday morning where he had secured employment.
Kenneth (Pete) Horstman, fingerprint expert of the Muncie police department, was called to Winchester in an effort to secure significant fingerprints from the pistol.
Payne's fingerprints were found on the gun, but it was pointed out that while officers were removing Hiatt's body from the yard to the house, Payne picked p the gun and carried it into the house, where it was turned over to the officers.
Robert Hiatt was a graduate of the Winchester High School with the class of 1932 and was well known here. He is survived by the parents, Mr. and Mrs. Harry Hiatt, with whom he resided, and three brothers and one sister.
The body was taken to the Fraze funeral home. Private funeral services will be held at the Hiatt residence at 2 o'clock Tuesday afternoon.
Passes Away - Mrs. Minnie Chenoweth Fielder dies at Angola, Ind. - Served as Randolph County Clerk of Court four years.
Winchester, Ind. - Funeral services for Mrs. Minnie Chenoweth Fielder, widely known Randolph County woman, who died early Monday morning at the home of a sister, Mrs. Will Burket, Angola, Ind. , will be held at 2 p. m. Wednesday, at the Winchester Church of Christ, of which she had been an active member. Rev. Lee Jackson will officiate. Burial in Fountain Park Cemetery. The body is to be taken to the home of her mother, Mrs. N. R. Chenoweth, Richmond Street, Winchester, this morning.
Mrs. Fielder had served in various Randolph County offices for 21 years. She retired from public life four years ago after completing her term as County Clerk.
Surviving are the husband, Frank Fielder; the mother; and three sisters, Mrs. Burket, Mrs. Elsie Pollie, Union City; Mrs. Luther Thornburg, Farmland.
Lifelong resident of Randolph County dies unexpectedly.
Ridgeville, Ind. - Mrs. Ethel McConocha, 49, lifelong resident of Randolph County died unexpectedly at about 12:40 o'clock Sunday afternoon at the Coleman Hospital in Indianapolis, following an operation several days ago. Mrs. McConocha apparently had been recovering from the operation and was to have returned to her home here today.
Mrs. McConocha was a member of the Bear Creek Friends Church. Surviving are a son, Glen, of Ridgeville; a daughter, Mrs. Nova Reeves, of Muncie; three brothers, Ora Retter and George Retter, both of Ridgeville, and Ray Retter of Dunkirk, Ind.
Obituary - Harvey Lee Hollopeter, son of Martin and Anna Hollopeter, was born in Piqua, Ohio, December 21, 1862, and departed this life August 10, 1936 at his home 360 North State Line street Union City, Ohio, aged 73 years, 8 months and 25 days. He was reared on a farm; coming to Union City 33 years ago.
He was quiet and unassuming, industrious and strictly honest in all his dealings with his fellow-man. He was united in marriage to Miss Lillie McDowell on Nov. 29, 1885. To this union was born six children, five sons, George, Martin, John William, Earl, Robert E., Alvas; one daughter, Eva. George M., John W., Robert E., and Eva have preceded their father to the Heavenly Home.
Forty years ago Brother Hollopeter joined the church. But like many others, did not enjoy the fullness of salvation until about 10 years ago; since that time he has lived a victorious Christian life, and at the time of his death was a member of the Union City Nazarene Church.
For the past year he has been a great sufferer and has been tenderly cared for by his faithful wife and children. He leaves behind a devoted wife, two sons, Earl and Alvas and five grandchildren, one of whom has preceded him in death and a host of other relatives and friends who will miss his cheery words and pleasant smile.
Died --- Mrs. Ada K. Neargarter, 38, of North Salem, passed away in this city Saturday evening. The funeral will take place Tuesday at 10 a. m. from the Pleasant Hill church, conducted by Rev. Lou Marsh. Interment in the Brock cemetery. She leaves her husband and nine children besides a host of relatives and friends to mourn her demise.
Fatal Fall - Mrs. Tobe Paulin plunges down cellar stairway at home south of city. - Sustained injuries is result of which she died last night at 9 o'clock.
Mrs. Tobias Paulin, mother of William Paulin, the well known dairyman, of R. R. 5, one mile south of Union City, on the State Line, died last night a few minutes after nine o'clock at the above home as the result of a fall at that place down the cellar stairway last Monday. Her daughter-in-law was in the cellar, and when Mrs. Paulin, Sr. started down to join her she made a misstep and plunged to the bottom of the stairway. She was picked up in an unconscious condition and the doctor was summoned.
However she never fully regained consciousness and while apparently there were no fractures, the shock and possible internal injuries proved fatal as stated. Mrs. Paulin whose eyesight was defective, made her home with her children, and she had been at the home of her son at this time for about one week.
Mrs. Tobias Paulin was formerly Miss Mollie Wills, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. A. L. Wills, and she was born March 22, 1863, in Greenville township, Darke County, O. She attended school in that district and when she arrived at young womanhood she was married to Tobias Paulin, who was known to his friends as 'Tobe.'
Two children from this union are living, namely William Paulin, and A. E. Paulin.
Grandmother Paulin was a devout member of the United Brethren church and she was very active in church work during her years of health and activity.
Besides the above she was survived by two sisters, Mrs. L. E. Wills, and Mrs. James Bunham, also twelve grandchildren and eleven great grandchildren.
The body was taken to the Arnold funeral home in Greenville and the funeral will take place from the U. B. church in Greenville Friday at 10 o'clock conducted by the pastor Rev. O. O. Arnold. Burial in the Greenville cemetery.
Old Time - Friends were saddened by the news of the passing of Carrie Klumpp - Her early life was spent in this city - Was a member of G. G. G. Society.
Telegrams were received yesterday afternoon by Mrs. Nellie Branham, Mrs. Elsie Hission, Mrs. R. R. Bell announcing the death yesterday at 11 o'clock of Miss Carrie Klumpp at her home 2415 Park Avenue, Indianapolis. Funeral services will be held at the Titus Funeral home in that city on Friday morning at 9:30 and the body will be brought here for burial with graveside services at 12:30 conducted by the Rev. Forbes Robinson. The deceased was for many years an active member of the Presbyterian Church. Members of the family surviving are two sisters, Mrs. Albert Branham and Mrs. Emma Klumpp of Indianapolis; George Buckstabler and Robert Branham , nephews of Indianapolis, Mrs. Tillie Peterson, a niece of LaPorte, Ind. and Carl Klumpp, a nephew of Rochester, New York.
Old time friends were saddened by news of the passing of Carrie Klumpp, whose genial personality endeared her to all who knew her. Her early life was spent in this city, where her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Jacob Klumpp, pioneers in the community, reared their family, the home was the present Van Dyke property on North Howard street. The three younger daughters, Carrie, Emma and Effie, Mrs. Albert Branham, were active in the social and church circles of the city and it was a matter of regret to their many friends when they left here about 19 years ago to make their home in Indianapolis. Miss Carrie was a member of the G. G. G. society and her last visit here was to attend the funeral of Mrs. Zack Woods early this summer. She had been in her usual health until about a month ago and her death came as a distinct shock to her many friends here.
Many friends - Attend the funeral services for Mrs. Bertha D. Fouts yesterday - She was one of Union City's best known and honored Christian women.
The funeral services for Mrs. Bertha D. Foutes took place Monday at 2 p. m. from the Methodist church, and many friends were present to pay a last tribute of respect to one whom they had loved and admired in life.
The flowers and floral tributes were many and they were very beautiful. The services were conducted by Rev. Carl Adams who paid an eloquent tribute to the life and work of this fine woman who had meant so much to the church, and community of the city of her adoption, where she lived and wrought for 17 busy years.
Mrs. Fouts was the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. James L. Mawhorr and she was born in Auglaise County, Ohio, August 19, 1881, and when she was quite a small girl she moved to Quincy, near Sidney, Ohio, and here she attended school and grew to young womanhood.
She was married to D. L. Fouts, June 21, 1919, and the couple came to Union City to live, occupying the home at 709 West Division street.
Mrs. Fouts was a devout member of the Methodist church and very active in church work. She was president of the Ladies' Aid Society and superintendent of the Junior Sunday School. Her work was of inestimable value to her church, and therefore she will be greatly missed and her going will create a vacancy which it will be hard to fill.
She is survived by the husband, D. J. Fouts, and one step-daughter, Mrs. Harold Williamson. Also two brothers, Wm. Mawhorr and Joseph Mawhorr, two sisters, Mrs. Bessie Snapp, Sidney, O., and Mrs. Lillian Amber Lamaure, N. D. Also a number of nephews and nieces.
At the conclusion of the funeral services the casket was bourn to the funeral car by the following pall bearers; James Potter, Wm. Mawhorr, Joseph Mawhorr, Herman Heath, Homer Snapp, James Snapp.
The interment took place in the Union City cemetery.
Proves Fatal - Thurman Hubert Livingston passes away as result of saving his sister's life - Tragedy takes place at the Livingston farm north of city.
In his desperate efforts to save the life of his sister, Florence, 8, the death angel stepped in and called Thurman Livingston, 12, yesterday afternoon at 4 o'clock from injuries received by burns.
As announced in yesterday's edition of the Times, the two children were in a woods near their home nine miles northeast of this city on the Ora Livingston farm and were near a fire when the girl's dress became ignited. Her brother went to her rescue and succeeded in extinguishing the blaze, but not before he was fatally burned.
Both children were rushed to the Union City hospital where they received medical attention. His clothing was nearly burned off of him, while his sister was severely burned, but is getting along nicely.
The burns she received extend from the upper part of her hips to her feet and her arms were also burned and blistered. However it is not thought that she inhaled enough of the flames to prove alarmingly injurious and the present indications are that she will recover.
He was a student of the Jackson O., township school and was a member of the Lutheran Church. Surviving are the parents, three sisters, Florence, Joan and Jeannette, and two brothers, Lester and Melvin.
Funeral services are to be conducted at 2 o'clock Wednesday afternoon at the Union City Lutheran Church, with the Rev. H. A. Barth officiating. Burial will be in the Lisbon Cemetery. The body will be removed from the Brooks funeral parlors to the family home this afternoon.
Lived Here - Mrs. John R. Skinner died in a Dayton hospital yesterday morning. - She was formerly Miss Ethel Grill and left here five years ago.
Word was received here last evening of the death of Mrs. Robert Skinner, who passed away at a hospital in Dayton Monday at fifteen minutes to twelve o'clock noon after an illness extending over a period of several months.
Mrs. Skinner was formerly Mrs. Ethel Boze and her maiden name was Miss Ethel Grill.
She resided in a residence on Union Street, which she still owns, and which is now occupied by Lloyd Skelley and family. She was a well known and respected resident of Union City for many years and was a faithful member of the United Brethren church here.
After her marriage to J. R. Skinner, five years ago she went with her husband to Dayton, and that has been her home since her marriage to Mr. Skinner.
She had many friends here in Union City, who will regret to learn of her death.
She was the daughter of Mrs. Lillian Adams of this city, who survives her. She is also survived by one son, Richard Bose, and one sister, Mrs. Clayton Brumfield, whose husband is employed at the Union City Lumber Co.
The funeral will take place from the funeral home on Salem Avenue in Dayton Wednesday at 1 p. m. The burial will take place in the Teegarden cemetery.
Injury Fatal - Mrs. Blanche Binkley succumbs as the result of auto accident. - Sustained fractured skull, broken pelvis and other injuries in collision.
Mrs. Blanche Binkley, formerly of Union City and mother of Mayor Fred Binkley of Ansonia, O., died this morning at 3 o'clock in the hospital at Greenville, O., as the result of injuries received in an auto collision with a truck Monday.
The accident happened at the corner of Central Avenue and Vine street in Greenville, O., when Mrs. Binkley was on her way to the hospital to see her son. Mayor Fred Binkley who is in the hospital following an emergency operation for appendicitis and is recovering from an attack of peritonitis.
Mrs. Binkley's car collided with the Gamble ambulance, of Van Wert, O., and driven by Gordon Alsbaugh of Van Wert, Funeral Director.
Mrs. Binkley received a fractured skull, broken pelvis bone, fractured collar bone and other injuries about the head and hands, which together with the shock caused her death as stated.
Mrs. Binkley was accompanied by Mrs. Ruth Lyden, 28, formerly of Ansonia, O., and who escaped with minor injuries as did all the others in the accident.
Mrs. Binkley was for a number of years a well-known resident of Union City and in fact still claimed it as her home although of late years, she had been making her home with her children in Ansonia, O. Her last visit here was last Saturday, when she secured a permanent wave at Coleen's Beauty Shoppe.
Mrs. Blanche Binkley was the daughter of William and Alice Searle Thoba and she was born near Dawn, O., April 9, 1881. For a number of years she resided on North Walnut street and her devotion to her children was a fine example of noble motherhood.
She was a good Christian woman and a valued member of the D. of A.
She is survived five children as follows: Mayor Fred Binkley, Ansonia, O., Mrs. Pauline Nolan, Hillgrove, O., Chas. Binkley, Los Angeles, Calif., and Oscar Binkley, Gettysburg, O.
There are several grandchildren and five sisters and two brothers: Mrs. Susie Myers, Union City, Mrs. John Klem, Union City, Mrs. Dode Sifert, Cleveland, O., Mrs. Walter Harless, Waterloo, Ind., Miss Nellie Thoba, William Thoba, Dawn, O., Lon Thoba, Newberg, N. Y.
The body was brought to the Fraze funeral home and the funeral announcements will be made later. (Funeral services were held in the Union City Church of Christ Friday at 1 p. m. in charge of Rev. Ben Holroyd and Rev. Younts of Ansonia. Interment in the City Cemetery.)
Union City Girl Killed - Mrs. Lena Haselmire Betschneider killed in an automobile crash. - The accident happened near West Point, Nebr. Saturday afternoon.
Frank J. Haselmire and brother John Haselmire received a telegram message Sunday morning bringing the sad news of their sister Mrs. Joe Betschneider, formerly Miss Lena Haselmire, of this city.
The automobile in which she was riding was wrecked and she was taken to the hospital at West Point where she died as the result of her injuries Sunday morning.
The funeral will take place Wednesday at West Point, Nebr.
Mrs. Betschneider was about 50 years of age and she was born in Union City being the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Otmire Haselmire. She graduated from St. Marys school, following which she was a valued clerk at the Kirshbaum store. She was possessed of great persona charm and beauty and all who knew her loved and admired her.
She was married to Mr. Joe Betschneider and the newly-weds established a home for themselves at West Point.
Mrs. Betschneider is survived by her husband and three children, one daughter and two sons. Also four sisters. They are Mrs. Mary Dwyer, Mrs. Julia Weyand, Mrs. Nora Sanders, Hillsdale, Mich., Mrs. Frank Lotz, Logansport, Ind. Three brothers, John and Frank Haselmire of this city and William Haselmire of Casper, Wyo.
The telegram was received here Monday morning and at noon Frank Haselmire in his Buick car with Mr. and Mrs. John Haselmire left on the drive to West Point, Nebr. to attend the funeral. At Logansport they will pick up the sister Mrs. Frank Lotz who will accompany them. Mrs. Betschneider had many friends in whom her tragic death will prove a great shock and they extend sympathy to the bereaved father and children.
Died --- O. G. Lindley passed away at Fowlerton, Ind. last Thursday; was buried at the Jericho cemetery this county on Sunday. He was a former resident of Union City, Ind., and was known here as "Bob" Lindley. He was born and raised north of this city and his wife who is decease was formerly Miss Nora Rowe.
Well Known - Roll Tipple who died last night resided here all his life - He was active as thresher and farmer and father of 11 children.
Roll Tipple, one of the best known farmers in Randolph County, died last night at his home on the old Kunkel farm, just west of the Union City wrecking yards, formerly the Standard Oil Station.
Mr. Tipple has been ill all summer and for the past four or five weeks he was bedfast. He made a brave fight for life and he had every care and attention but in spite of all death stepped in and he passed away last night (Sunday) Sept. 15, at fifteen minutes after eleven o'clock.
Roll Adam Tipple was the son of Andrew and Anna Sullenbarger Tipple. He was born two miles of Union City, Darke Co., Ohio, April 4, 1876. He attended the old Stoner School and he was married to Bessie L. Strader, at Troy Grove, Illinois, May 30th, 1899.
He lived practically all of his life in Randolph County and near to Union City.
He engaged in farming and threshing and for a while conducted a threshing ring. He was a man of good character and thoroughly honest and dependable in all of his dealings. He was liked and respected by his fellowmen, and his going will be sincerely mourned.
He is survived by the widow, and eleven children as follows: Stanhope Tipple, Bay City, Mich., Donald and Orville Tipple, Springfield, O., DeVon Tipple, Winchester, Ind., Omer Tipple, Union City, Miss Annabel Tipple, Dayton, O., Doris, Lloyd, Paul, Glen and Ruth Tipple, all at home. A daughter, Frances Virginia, age 3, preceding him in death, April 18, 1924.
The following brothers also survive: Basel Tipple, Cropsey, Ill., Stanley Tipple, Hayesville, J. E. Tipple, Union City. Also the following sisters: Mrs. Daisy Evans, Union City, Mrs. Dessie Nolan, of Woodington, and Mrs. Clara Ross, Brookville, O.
The body was taken to the Fraze funeral home from where the funeral will take place Wednesday at 2 p. m. conducted by Rev. Earl Lantz. Burial in the Teegarden cemetery.
Useful Life - Mrs. Albert Blaine dies, following several weeks illness - She was the mother of soldier boy and a relative of Pres. Garfield.
Mrs. Albert Blaine, one of Union City's well known and honored women, passed away this morning at 9 o'clock, after being confined to her bed for the past two weeks.
Mrs. Blaine was formerly Miss Thanie Bridge, daughter of Rev. and Mrs. Bridge and she was born in Union County, Ohio, April 28, 1852, and she was therefore 84 years of age. She spent her girlhood with her father, who was a minister of the Church of Christ. For many years she went with him as he traveled about holding his meetings, and she assisted in the singing. At the age of thirteen she joined the church under her father's ministry and she considered herself very fortunate to have such a Christian father and mother.
John Bridge, of the Bridge family, came from England and located in Cambridge in 1832, and he was related to President James A. Garfield.
Miss Bridge was first married to R. W. Hopkins June 1, 1871, and two children were born to this Union; Ozro W. Hopkins was a Spanish-American War veteran and served eight months in that war, and after re-enlistment served three years part of the time in Cuba and later was sent to Ft. Sheridan, where he died Nov., 16, 1902. Another son, Marshal Hopkins, of Union City, died in 1920.
Her second marriage was to Mr. Thompson and after his death she was married to Albert Blaine, Nov. 4, 1922.
Mrs. Blaine was a splendid Christian woman, a member and active in the First Christian church. She was also a member of the W.C.T.U. and was a charter member of the Monday Afternoon Reading Club.
She was of a pleasant personality and was loved and respected by a large circle of friends, who will sincerely mourn her death.
She is survived by the husband, Albert Blaine, who is employed at the Schemmel home as caretaker; also one brother, Thomas Bridge, Dayton, O., and one half-brother, Pearl Bridge, of Huntsville, Ohio.
The funeral will take place from the Christian church Thursday at 2 p. m. Central Standard Time, conducted by Rev. Earl Lantz and wife, and Rev. Ben Holroyd. Burial will be in the city cemetery.
Lived Here - Mrs. Frank C. Taylor dies at her home near Columbus, Ohio - The body will be brought to Union City for burial.
Word was received here today of the death of Mrs. Frank C. Taylor, which occurred at the family home near Columbus, Ohio Sunday morning after an extended illness. The body will be brought to Union City for burial. The funeral cortege will start tomorrow at 7 o'clock and will arrive here about 11 a. m. and will proceed directly to the Union City cemetery, where the burial services will take place.
Mrs. Taylor was formerly a well-known and well-liked member of the Union City's social circle.
Her husband Frank C. Taylor was at one time a valued member of the old Knapp Supply Company force of this city and he with Mrs. Taylor, daughter Miss Artie Taylor and son Russel, left here for Columbus, Ohio, about twenty-five years ago. Miss Artie Taylor passed away about twenty years ago, and Mrs. Taylor is survived by the husband, Frank Taylor and one son Russel. Mr. Taylor and son are conducting a well-known filling station ten miles East of Columbus, O.
Died --- Madona May Spicer, at the residence Monday, Sept. 14th, aged 84 years. The body was taken to the Brooks Funeral Home and will be returned to the residence on Deerfield road Tuesday evening. Funeral services will be conductged Friday at 9 a. m. at St. Mary's Catholic Church, Rev. Father T. J. Hammes officiating. Interment at Wapakoneta, O. cemetery.
Passed Away - Mrs. Mary Eastman, widow of Enos Eastman, succumbs after long illness - She was the sister of Mrs. George Shamel with whom she lived.
Mrs. Mary Eastmen, widow of Enos Eastman, died last night after a long illness at the home of her sister, Mrs. Ella Shamel, 611 East Elm street. Her illness extended over a period of five years and her condition had been serious since last May. She passed away at fifteen minutes to 12 o'clock midnight last night.
Mrs. Eastman was born in Bucks Co., Pa., Oct. 26, 1861, and she with her folks came west when she was quite a small girl.
She attended school at Lisbon and also number 2 school.
When she arrived at young womanhood she was married to Enos Eastman, and they became the parents of one child who preceded the mother in death. She was named Frances and she died in infancy.
Since the death of the husband in 1908 Mrs. Eastman had resided with her sister, 611 East Elm street.
Mrs. Eastman was a good, Christian woman and she was a member of the Highland, Kansas Christian church, and she lived a useful life, and since 1918 she was a resident of Union City.
She is survived by three sisters, Mrs. George Shamel, Mrs. Bessie Summers, Winchester, and Mrs. A. C. Livengood, Union City.
The body was taken to the Fraze Funeral Home where the funeral services will take place Friday at 10:30 a. m. conducted by Rev. Carl Adams. Burial in the New Lisbon Cemetery.
Winchester Man Is Killed By Train
Winchester -- Frank Roberts, 73, retired Big Four telegraph operator, was killed at 6:25 a. m. Wednesday when he walked head-on into a west-bound Big Four train a short distance west of the Meridian street crossing at the Jaqua Canning Company plant here.
He had been standing on the track talking with a friend and turning walked into the train.
The body was badly mangled. Funeral arrangements have not been announced. Two sisters, Mrs. Ruth Hodson and Mrs. Fern Kiser, and two sons, Roy and Paul, all of Winchester, survive.
Lynn Resident Is Fatally Injured In Elwood Crash.
Lynn, Ind. -- John Devaney, 76 years old, of Lynn, a retired farmer, died last night in an Elwood hospital as a result of injuries suffered a few hours earlier in an automobile accident 10 miles southwest of Elwood.
Mrs. Devaney and a daughter, Mrs. Carrie Wade of Anderson, driver of the car in which they rode, were injured seriously. Another daughter, Mrs. Marie Frazier, suffered two broken ribs.
Mrs. Clara Irwin of Indianapolis, driver of the other car, was hurt only slightly.
Sad Death - W. P. Noffsinger passes away at North Manchester, Ind. - Funeral services took place in this city Sunday afternoon.
Word came to this city Friday evening, announcing the death of W. P. Noffsinger, 73, at his home at North Manchester, Ind.
Mr. Noffsinger was born and raised in this community and served as trustee of Jackson, Ohio township and was the leader in creating the centralized school system in Randolph county, which was the first county in the United States to adopt this kind of educational work.
For a number of years, he was secretary of the German Baptist Insurance Company and being ordained a minister in the Church of the Brethren, helped organize and construct the local church of which he was the pastor.
He numbered his friends in this community by the legion and while he has been in ill health for sometime, he always took a keen interest in the welfare of Union City.
Surviving him are his widow; a daughter, Miss Gleta Mae Noffsinger, of North Manchester, and three sons, F. R. Noffsinger, of Bloomington, and W. K. and George Noffsinger, of this city.
The funeral took place from the Church of the Brethren Sunday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock, conducted by Rev. H. L. Harbrough.
Mrs. Margaret Ryan Laid To Rest Today.
Greenville, O. -- Miss Margaret Ryan, 73 years old, formerly of this city, died early this morning at a Dayton hospital. Her only immediate survivor, a sister, Mrs. Catharine Maher, lives at Chicago, Ill. A nephew and two nieces also reside in Chicago while another nephew, Dan Ryan, lives at Miami, Fla.
The body was removed to the Stocker funeral home here. Services are to be conducted there at 8 o'clock Monday morning followed by requiem high mass at St. Mary's Catholic church at 9 o'clock. Burial will be made in the church cemetery.
Nine Broken - One of the famous Van Skyock brothers is killed in auto crash. - He was the Uncle of Hubert Van Skyock of the Backstay Welt Co.
Funeral services will be held at 10 o'clock Wednesday morning at the residence in Bluffton for Garth Van Skyock, 33, who was killed at 6:30 o'clock this morning at the intersection of state roads 3 and 124, ten miles west of this city in an automobile collision. Burial will be in the Bluffton cemetery.
Mr. Van Skyock was on his way to Huntington to his work in the Schacht rubber factory, where he had been employed three years, and he had the right-of-way as he drove west on road 124. His machine was struck broadside by a machine owned by T. Allen Hill and driven by Young Thundercloud, both of Noblesville, who were driving north on state road 3. Both are Indians and they were enroute to Markle to give a lecture before high school students on Indian lore.
The Indians said that they stopped at the intersection and shifted gears before starting their machine again. Their car struck that of Van Skyock with sufficient force to cave in the side and send the machine into a ditch. Examination revealed Van Skyock's head was crushed and he suffered fractures of a leg and arm.
Investigation of the accident was made by Coroner R. T. Gephart, of Huntington County and other officers of that county. The two Indians were released on their own recognizance after they had been questioned.
Mr. Van Skyock was born in Portland, October 22, 1903, a son of Joseph and Della Brubaker Van Skyock, both of whom now reside in Portland. He had been a resident of Bluffton twelve years, and at one time worked at the piano factory here. He is widely known through his baseball playing.
His marriage to Miss Vera Cline, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Steve Cline, of this city, took place at Poneto in April, 1925. Surviving besides the parents are widow, and two daughters, Betty Jean, 10, and Barbara Ellen, 5, both at home. Fourteen brothers and sisters also survive. They are Mrs. Sylvia Whiteman and Martin Van Skyock, both of Elkhart; Mrs. Audrey Miller, Mrs. Cora Hoover, Dorwin, Dallas, Norval, Raymond and Herbert Van Skyock and Mrs. Gladys Schleckley, all of Portland; Rolland Van Skyock, of Muncie; Mrs. Raymond Kunkel, of Jay County and Lloyd Van Skyock of Union City. One brother is deceased.
Garth Van Skyock was the brother of Lloyd Van Skyock who resides three miles west of this city on the old state road and was the uncle of Robert Van Skyock who is employed in the Backstay Welt factory.
Garth had eight brothers and all of them played baseball. The brothers have played in Union City and became famous as ball players all over this section. He is the first of the nine brothers to pass on.
Passes Away - Charles Hawes dies after a long illness - Greenville man was formerly attendance officer.
Greenville, O. - Charles Hawes, 64 years old, former Darke county public school attendance officer, died at his home, 804 East Main street, Greenville, early yesterday, following a long illness.
Mr. Hawes was a native of near Arcanum and had spent his entire life in Darke county.
He is survived by his widow, Agnes; one daughter, Hester, at home; two brothers, Dr. S. A. Hawes, Greenville, and Dr. I. H. Hawes, Arcanum and two sisters, Mrs. Salome McGriff, Greenville, and Mrs. Inez Hoffman, Columbus.
The body lies in state at the Stocker funeral home where services will be conducted at 2 o'clock Sunday. Burial will be made at Castine.
Died --- Word comes to this city of the death of Isom R. Hillman, 62, at his home in Shelbyville, Ind. He leaves his wife and a sister, Mrs. O. E. Johnston of this city. He was a wood worker by trade and was employed upon several occasions at the Johnston Furniture Co. in this city, where by his pleasing disposition made a host of friends who with the Times wish to extend sympathy.
The funeral will take place in Shelbyville, Ind., Saturday morning at 10 o'clock.
Died - Mrs. Hattie Mote, 91, one of the oldest residents of Randolph county, passed away Sunday at the home of her daughter Mrs. H. D. Mikesell, four miles north of the city near Lisbon. She was born at Pitsburg, Ohio. She is survived by the following children: Mrs. Herbert D. Mikesell; Mrs. John Jones, Union City; Mrs. Minnie Heckman, Chicago, Ill.; and Willie Mote, Los Angeles, Calif. The funeral will take place Wednesday at 10 a. m. from the Church of the Brethren, conducted by Rev. Berkebile. Interment in Brethren cemetery north of this city.
Died --- Mrs. Ethel Kleiber, at the hospital, Dayton, Ohio, Sunday, Sept. 27th., aged 58 years. The body was taken to the Brooks Funeral Home where funeral services will be conducted Tuesday 2 p. m. (C. S. T.). Interment in Pleasant Hill, Ohio, Cemetery. -- R. R. Brooks, Mortician.
Retired Ridgeville Railroad Man Dies.
Ridgeville, Ind. -- James Alvin McKew, 81, retired railroad employe and lifelong resident of this community died at 5 o'clock Friday at his home here. He is survived by the widow and three sons, Loren of Evansville, Claude of Cairo, O., and Joseph of Ridgeville.
Funeral services were conducted at the home at 2 o'clock Sunday afternoon and burial in the Deerfield Cemetery.
Proves Fatal - David Title dies as result of accidental fall from couch. - He was the father of Mrs. Lucian Summers and Mrs. Fred Stebleton.
David Title, one of the best known retired farmers in Randolph County, passed away last night at his home 330 Clifford Ave., after a long illness following an accident. Nine weeks ago, he fell from a couch at his home and sustained a broken hip. He made a brave fight for life and although he had every care that loving hands could give him and the best of medical attention, his age was against him and he passed away at half past eleven o'clock last night.
David Title was the son of Mr. and Mrs. Jacob Title, and he was born in Butler County, O., May 17, 1857, and he was therefore 79 years of age.
He came to Indiana when about nineteen years of age, and secured work on the Tom Warren farm northwest of this city.
He was married in 1878 to Miss Ellen Huffman, daughter of William and Amanda Huffman, who also came from Butler County, O.
After their marriage the young couple resided on a farm near Saratoga and later they bought the farm on the Lisbon road which became the home place and where David Title lived and wrought, when twenty-seven years ago he retired from active farming and with his family moved to number 330 Clifford Ave., in this city.
David Title was a good citizen and a devout Christian, being a member of the Christian church. He was thoroughly square and honest and was always willing to do his full share of any good work that needed to be done. His faithful wife and helpmate, preceded her husband to the land of peace some eighteen years ago.
The present Mrs. David Title was formerly Mrs. Mary Mundhank whose maiden name was Jacobs.
He is survived by the following children: Mrs. Bertha Clear, of Winchester; Edward Title, of Ridgeville, Ind.; Mrs. Mary Stebleton, Chatham street; Mrs. Irene King, at home and Mrs. Lucian Summers, of the Boston Store.
There are eleven grandchildren and five great grandchildren. Besides the above Mr. Title is survived by one sister Mrs. Amand Pressler of Claypool, Ind., who came at the time of her brother's accident and helped to care for him, during his two months illness. The body was taken to the Brooks funeral home. Funeral services will be conducted at the Lutheran church Wednesday at 2:30 p. m. Rev. Barth officiating. Rev. Ben Holroyd assisting. Interment in Lisbon cemetery.