OHIO GENEALOGY EXPRESS
A Part of Genealogy
History & Genealogy
|Source: Democratic Northwest -
Napoleon, OH - Vol: Page: 9
Dated: Mar. 25, 1897
| T. E.
Hill of Defiance was in the city Tuesday
E. E. Gardner of Hamler was in the city Tuesday
Mayor Sweet, of Prairie Depot, visited his parents here
during the past week
Dr. S. B. Hiner, of Lima, has been appointed
surgeon-in-chief of the Lima Northern.
Geo. Fogle and daughter, of Marceline, Mo., are guests at
the home of L. H. McComb.
Dr. and Mrs. Chapman of Defiance were guests at the home of
Dr. Barhill and wife Friday last.
Louis Diehl is now located in the room opposite the
postoffice. See his new advertisement in this
Miss Olyve Bales, one of the Defiance county school
teachers, attended the Round Table held here last
Lucian Davis, a well known farmer of Defiance county, has
made an assignment. To much gold standard and
lack of "confidence."
Mrs. Kittner and daughter of Defiance and Mrs. Fisher
and daughter of Homer, Ill., were guests at the home
of R. B. Heller on Saturday.
Mesdames S. P. Shelly and Fred. Travis, of Defiance, and
G. U. Foncanon and Miss S. Sloan of Liberty
Center, attended the Sidlinger party last
Prof. C. C. Miller, Superintendent of the Lima schools, and
at one time State Commissioner of Common Schools,
paid our office a friendly visit on Saturday last.
| John G.
Martin and Mrs. Augusta Sheridan of Defiance
were guests at the home of S. M. Honeck last
Sunday. Martin returned home Monday
while Mrs. Sheridan will remain for a few
Baum & Hartman, two former Napoleon boys, will
commence the publication at Chicago about April 15th
of the "Farmer's World," a new paper entirely
devoted to the interests of the farmer. May
success crown their enterprise.
Mrs. Gates of Toledo spent several days of last week with
her parents in Napoleon.
M. J. Shoemaker returned Sunday from Chicago where he had
been for a week buying goods.
Miss Della Davidson spent a few days of last week in this
city, leaving for Cleveland Monday.
Miss Minnie Tinpes returned to her home near Sherwood last
week after a three weeks' visit with her sister,
Mrs. Chas. Worth near Holgate.
Mrs. Freasehas returned form wholesale millinery houses in
Miss Mayme Haller of Defiance spent Friday and Saturday with
the Misses Shoner.
Brown & Pohlman paid out on Saturday last near $4,000 for
cattle and hogs for shipment.
W. P. Rowan has opened a shoe repairing shop next door to
the Signal office. He invites his
friends to call and see him.
Mr. and Mrs. G. W. Weisenburger of Defiance, aunt and uncle
of Mrs. Shoner, spent last Thursday with the
family of F. F. Shoner.
and William Rhoda two Henry county boys, who for
the past three years have been making their home at
St. Croix Falls, Wis., returned last week to spend
the summer in this county.
Thos. Gilson, of St. Johns, Mich., has been in the county
visiting friends during the past two weeks. HE
leaves for home to-morrow. Daniel Withrow
accompanied him here, where he will make his
home this summer. Mr. Withrow has been
a resident of Michigan for sox or seven years.
Quite a number of our customers with accounts on our books, must
think we are only jesting when we ask for a
settlement. This is not the case, and we
hereby give formal notice that our firm has lately
dissolved partnership and that all the open
accounts made prior to Mch. 1st, must be settled at
once, by cash or note, the former preferable.
Miss Minnie McEnerny and Mrs. D. Hartnett will exibit
a fine stock of spring and summer millinery in their
rooms over Vandenbroek's store. Miss
McEnerny in company with an experienced trimmer
arrived from Chicago this morning. Their
opening will occur on the 1st, 2nd and 3rd of April.
They solicit the patronage of the ladies of Napoleon
and surrounding country.
Julian Tyler and wife and Henry Vortriede of Toledo,
spent last Sabbath in this city.
|Source: Philadelphia Inquirer -
Dated: Jan. 13, 1921
STEAL BOY FROM COUPLE
Foster Parents Beaten by Kidnappers in Ohio Village
DEFIANCE, Ohio, Jan. 12 - Police of Northwestern Ohio and
Southern Michigan today were searching for four men and two women
who last night forcibly kidnapped the four year old adopted son of
Henry Peck, whose home is at Brunersburg, a small village one
mile northwest of Defiance.
Returning home from a party at neighbors late last
night, Mr. and Mrs. Peck were confronted by the four men and
two women who demanded the child. The demand was refused and
the kidnappers beat the Pecks until they were forced to
release the boy.
The kidnappers then made their escape in an automobile,
stolen from Clarence Helfrick, a neighbor of the Pecks.
The last seen of them, they were heading for the Michigan State