The Bellville Star -- 11 January 1883

Richland Co., Ohio

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Source:  The Bellville Star:  11 January 1883, Vol. VI, No. 15 (source document held by Bellville / Jefferson Township Historical Museum)

Winters, the Mansfield job printer, will remove to Devil's Lake, Dak.

Eli Hollenbaugh living near Shelby had his legs mashed by a log rolling upon them from a wagon.

Father Fireoved says the Shelby News, is dangerously ill.  He is one of the oldest men in the country.


Monroe Tinkey has gone East.

H. Sampsell has returned to Newark.

George Stelts has moved near to Shaler's Mills.

Mr. & Mrs. Harry Kenton have returned to Chicago.

W.H. Post has changed his place of residence to Fredericktown.

H. Mc. Clark, of Columbus, was the guest of his brother, G.I. Clark, Friday.

George Burkholder was again taken to the County Infirmary, Monday.

Miss Anna Payne has quit the millinery store for a time and has gone to Mansfield.

Misses Lizzie and Ida Rightmire, of Millwood, visited at Dr. McMahon's last week.

Mitchell Evarts, of Crestline, called upon friends at this place and Fredericktown, last week.

D. Zent has bought the Remy property on the B.D., paying therefor $1200.  It is to become the property of Mrs. E.F. Warren, the druggist.

To Mr. & Mrs. Samuel Dyer, of Sandusky, a son has been born.  He is a bright little fellow, and probably will grow up to man a boat on the waters of Erie.

Hez. Maxfield is train dispatcher on the C., N.O. & T.P. R.R., and draws his money at Somerset, Ky.  Elza Lett, formerly of this place, is at work on that line at Lexington, Ky.

Bellville Lodge No. 306, I.O.O.F., on Wednesday evening, Jan. 3rd., installed the following officers for the ensuing term:  A. Lanehart, N.G.;  Harmon Farber, V.G.;  P.H. Horn, Sec.;  A. Cunningham, Per. Sec.;  W.S. Harrington, Treas.

Capt. J.A. Moaney, a teamster boss for the Buffalo Log Company, with head-quarters at Mansfield quarreled with one of his teamsters here Friday night at the Clifton House.  he was under the influence of liquor at the time, and kept up his abuse until the teamster, Charles Martin, dealt him a blow which sent him reeling to the wall.  Moaney claims that Martin continually disobeyed his orders.  Moaney was arrested Saturday on a charge of disorderly conduct and using obscene language and gave bail in the sum of $100 for his appearance before the Mayor this Wednesday. 

Married, at the residence of the bride's parents, Mr. & Mrs. W.H. Weagley, on the evening of the 4th. inst., by Rev. W.W. Anderson, Dr. D.V. Ireland, of Jamestown, and Miss Ada M. Weagley, of this place.  There were present from abroad, Miss Hattie Whitford, of Fredericktown, cousin of the bride, Dr. G.M. Ireland, of Wilmington, and L. Ireland, of Fredericktown, brothers of the groom, Dr. White, of Hayesville, Mr. and Mrs. Moree, B.F. Moree and Mr. McCrory, of Fredericktown, and S.M. Douglass, Esq., of Cincinnati.  The Dotor during his residence here won many friends socially and professionally.  The bridal presents were useful and elegant.  After the ceremony and congratulations, a collation was served.  The bridal party then took the train for Wilmington, followed by the kindest wishes of many friends for a happy future in their Jamestown home.

Mrs. H.O. Sheidley is still on the sick list.

Demus Garber and family leave today for Montevallo, Mo.

R.J. Hubbell was away Monday spending the hickory holiday.

Jacob Remy, of Washington Township, has died.  He was well advanced in life.

Huston Fulton is spending two weeks in Columbus attending lectures on Agriculture.

D.H. Seiler writes from Cleveland that he is doing well, and all the family are enjoying themselves.

John Lucas has been quite ill for a week or more.  His brother Odd Fellows are giving him good care.

Mrs. Jacob Knee, of Pierceton, Ind., and Mrs. Z. Swank, from near Independence, were guests of Mrs. Susan Dyer, Tuesday.

Subscriptions are being taken for the erection of a telephone line from here to Mansfield.  The Midland Telephone company propose to erect a line soon as $600 are subscribed, upon which coupons will be issued to the amount of $720.  The line if built will go by way of Lexington.

Harmony Encampment No. 174, I.O.O.F., on Friday evening, Jan. 5th., installed the following officers:  H.P., W.H. Elston;  C.P., P.H. Horn;  S.W., W.H. Batterson, J.W., John Lucas;  Scribe, A. Cunningham;  Treas., Wm. Shafer;  Guide, John Sipe.

Marriage Licenses -- C.O. Baker & Cynthia L. Lamer;  G.H. Baer & Maggie E. Ernsberger;  G.S. Bard & Bell Burgett;  C.C. Coleman & Eva K. Logan;  W. Griffith & Ida Reed;  Dr. Ireland & Adda M. Weagley;  J. Gibson & Malinda Cass;  D. Frazier & G.J. Myers (could read C.J.);  J. Snody & Mary Smith.

John G. Graham died here Monday morning at the residence of his brother-in-law, Dr. I.S. Sampsell, and was buried at Lexington Tuesday, Rev. W.W. Anderson, assisted by Rev. T.K. Davis, conducting the obsequies.  Mr. G. formerly resided at Lexington.  He went to Tennessee five years ago, where he resided until his return to this place last week, in very feeble health.  A wife and little daughter accompanied him.

A dispatch from Mansfield says:  The case of the State vs. D.C. Severns, indicted for burglarizing the store of Benjamin Hill at Independence, this county, in November, 1880, was terminated by the jury bringing in a verdict of guilty.  The trial of William B. Norris for arson, in setting fire to his saloon on North Main Street last winter, in order to get the insurance, was to have begun the fourth but when his case was called the defendant failed to appear, having left the country for the country's good.  By running away he forfeits his bail of $1,000.  His father is surety.  His disappearance is an admission of guilt, and therefore, the insurance, $800, which had been withheld by the Underwriters until his case was disposed of, cannot be collected.

Mr. Purvis, of Cardington, will introduce roller skating here next week.

Dr. J. Long died at Marion last week in his 84th. year.  He formerly lived here.

Caleb Farquhar and sister, Miss Sade, were visiting friends in this vicinity last week.

Mrs. J. Hall has sued Lewis K. Leedy for selling liquors to her husband.  The sum sued for is $3,000.

Mr. & Mrs. A.B. Oberlin and Mr. O.E. Oberlin returned from their visit to Stark County Saturday, and complain of being very well treated.


Miss Rosa Hissong has come home on a visit.

M. Daugherty, of Lexington, was visiting his parents last week.

Mr. & Mrs. Lyman Traxler, of Mansfield, were here visiting relatives over Sunday.

A party was given on the 2nd. inst. in honor to Mrs. Wm. Mengert, it being her 70th. birthday.  A large dinner and a good time was enjoyed by all present.

Mrs. Adam Berry died on Sunday.  The funeral took place from her residence Monday.

Wm. Price is at home with his parents for a few day's rest from business.

We forgot to mention last week that our old friend T. Peer was seen on our streets.  He reports doing well in his new location.  He certainly deserves a hearty patronage on the merits of his work.


Rudolph Moree, of Noble Co., Ind., was recently the guest of his brother Jacob whom he had not seen for over thirty-one years.

Lewis Zolman received recently a present of two barrels of fine apples from his daughter, Mrs. Lodema Seigle, of Fulton County.

John Baker and wife, of Grant Co., Ind., have been visiting friends near Bangor.

Miss Rosa Baldwin has been engaged to teach the South School next summer.

Rev. J. Hoffhines is holding a protracted meeting at Clear Fork.

Lemon Pully, of Indiana, was visiting friends in this vicinity recently.

Samuel Dice has moved on to Wm. Coursen's farm.

Mrs. Joseph Swadener received news recently of the death of her brother, Dr. Beam.

Mrs. Mary Crandal, of Middlebury Tp., Knox Co., visited friends near this place.

B.F. Shaffer has made for himself a tool chest which is a beautiful specimen of work. He has also made a large addition to his valuable collection of tools. All honor we say to the industrious and skillful mechanic who keeps up with the times.

Jacob Remy, the father of Mrs. Spriestersbach, has died.

Extracted by Amy E. Armstrong, Sunday, December 09, 2007

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