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MEDINA, OHIO, SEPT. 8, 1921.
PAGE FOUK THE MEDINA SENTINEL, MEDINA, OHIO, LAW FAMIIY REUNION The annual reunion of the Law fam ily was held at the old homestead neat Erhart in Grafton township, on Aug. PR ACH BORER FIRST GASSED BY MEDINAN Pioneer in Late War Method on Pest Whether or not he gained hip idea from the effective methods employed 21921, the 91st anniversary of in &e iate war i8 neither here nor "Grandma Law's birth, about one hun- there but tne fact remains that a dred relatives and friends being ptes- ymJtg Medina farmer is given credit ent ifor evolving the quickest and most Dinner was enjoyed from tables ar-1 certain manner 0f destroying the ranged in the big bank barn, which t greatest pest had been attractively decora ed for , J- A huge birtnoay case, - - ranJI nn the i "" " . the occasion sermounted by 91 candles on table at which sat the venerable guest of h onor, was a most striking fea ture of this part of the day's pro gram. A business meeting followed the dinner, after which races and oth er contests and sports were indulg ed in on the spacious lawn of the Law home. Out of town guests were Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Hatchel of Lansing, Mich., Mr. and Mrs. Douglas of Jackson, Mich., and Mrs. Jane Krummel of Genoa, O. Mrs. Agnes Law, our grandmother, great grandmother, and great-great-grandmother, was born in Whitten berg, Germany, Aug. 20, 1830. She is the daughter of Thomas Laundenberger, who came from Bre men to the United States in 1833, ar riving in New York after a lengthy passage of 92 days. Paradichorbenzene, that terrifying name which spreads itself across the columns of almost every farm paper nowadays, and which has already saved thousands of dollars to Atlan tic peach growers 1y proving a 95 per cent control of the destructive peach tree borer, was first put to such use by . B. Blakeslee, a gradu ate of Ohio State' university, now farming east of Medina, and form erly investigating entomologist for the United States department of ag riculture. The chemical is a solid, three-quarters of an ounce of which, costing only 3 cents, placed in a ring on the soil around mature peach trees re leases a gas which seeps down and kills the borers. A Minnesota sci entist had previously experimented with the material as an insecticide, CARLETON REUNION The Wm. A. Carleton annual reun ion was held at the beautiful home of Eli Carleton and wife in Youngs town, O., Aug. 27. Forty-three sat down to the bountifully spread tables which were placed under a tent on the lawn and a splendid time was en joyed by all. Next year the reunion will be held at the old Wm. A. Carle ton homestead in Lafayette township, Burbank Last Thursday evening about SO of the young folks of thin village went out to Frank Lance's grove for ' a wiener and marsh mallow roast, but being interrupted by some who were not invited, they broke camp and moved to Roy Cockrell's woods, where to their surprise they found their marshmallows were missing. Not- .. .t. U n.,A U,V nA ,.,;f Ki.A fstr ...... uc ...u BWU . i withstanding all their difficulty they many years and where his children! . - were all born and reared to manhood and womanhood, and where he him- report a fine time. Mr. and Mrs. Charles Byers of . r , , i . AVAR, x ftlC VIOIWIIK iVUIHTOa uu self died at the ripe old age of eighty-' . ' . , . , , , friends here, and also attended the canon hAGA train a tllBtane mhn State Fair. Mrs. W. D. Harrold and daughter seven. those trom a distance wno attended this reunion were Mrs. Eva , . . . ri- 1 1 Eileen of Kokomo, Ind., are being-en-son of Canton, Clayton Carleton and' ... . ' . . . - " . wife, Letha Carleton, Guy Chamberlin Gladys Lance, Mrs. Pearl Bowman and Paul Bowman and wife of Me dina, Willis Carleton and family, Floyd Carleton and family of Chip pewa Lake, Wayne Carleton and family of N. W. Lafayette, Wilbur Carleton and family of Chatham, Mrs. Amy Fitzsimmons and son of Apol lo, Pa., and Clement Carleton and wife of Ashtabula. PLEAS From there he proceeded westward , but Mr. Blakeslee was the first to to Canton, O., later coming to Liver- find in it an easier and more effec pool township, this county, when Ja- tive means of killing peach tree bor cob Law met his daughter for the first ers than by "worming" them out time. -with a knife, the old method. Jacob Law, Grandma Law's hus- Experimental work completely es band, was also born in Whittenberg, tablishing the usefulness of the chem Germany, Nov. 17, 1823. He is the j leal for this purpose was carried on son of Mathias Law, a shepherd in the in 1919 by Mr. Blakeslee on a gov Fatherland, and was the only child, j ernment farm in Maryland. Now Deciding to seek a home in the new . with almost every peach-growing Western World, the family of three state trying it out, the Blakeslee In 1834 set out from Whittenberk for ' method seems, certain to revolution the port of Bremen and from there ( ize orchard practices in borer con on April 1, 1834, they set sail for the trol, and to effect tremendous sav shores of America. After a voyage ings. of about 43 days they landed at New j The treatment must never be given York, whence they proceeded west -! young trees, and more than an ounce ward by the Hudson river to Buffalo ' 0f the powder should not be used to a from there to Cleveland, where Mr. tree, say scientists. The best time Law purchased 32 acres of unbroken to apply jt Js in September and Pc-1 land in Liverpool township at $4 an toner ! acre. ! Mr. Blakeslee is a son of Mrs. E He erected a log house on his farm, q Blakeslee of the Medina Center Jacob Law, his son, spent his early , , . ... . . Dractice 0n youth in hard work on his father's faig Qwn &rm knowledge he has' larm. ni me age o. ,u ac vvu, kcu . ed thr()ugh hig thorough trainiilg on a canal at Coshocton, O., giving all modern methodg of agricultur. his earnings to his father. S , t n. S. U.. and the re- i After J.i marriage to "Grandma ' rf hig ow personal research Law" h:s father gave mm acres w ftnd reflect land in Grafton township, where he resided until 1863, in which year he -zt T cam. to the "Old Homestead". RED CROSS CLEAN-UP At this time the woods were full of ! CAMPAIGN STILL ON wild animals, the only roads were. those marked by notches on trees and The "world's biggest mopping-up" the nearest place to go for provisions job was inaugurated about Aug. 1, was to Cleveland. ! by the Governmeut, the Red Cross Hp anH his wife cut the timber and and the American Lesion, to clear 1 erected their log house. The table ' up every claim held by veterans of was a couple of stumps with a board the World War against Uncle Sam tertained at the Dwight Elwood' home. William Schamp and wife enter tained at their home recently the following: Mr. and Mrs. B. F. Val lentine and! daughter Dorothy of Canton, Mrs. Clem Schamp of Canal Dover. Mr. and Mrs. Joe Carver spent a part of last week with their daugh ter at Delaware and also attended the State Fair. Mrs. OIKe Gott of Lodi was a visi tor at the L. C. George home one day last week. Mr.Wayne Frary has returned to Detroit, Mich., after spending a month's vacation with his parents. Mr. and Mrs. Boss Eby with Mr. Wayne M. Corner whose last known I j u m. nv . r t place of residence was at 4046 CtcotU""" "" VJIOUU ui w,wt Ave., Detroit. Michigan, will take notice tored to Rising Sun, to spend Labor Lorinda McDonald filed her Petition in day with their brother Cliff and fan the Court of Common Pleas or Medina jiv Poiintv. Ohio aralnst the above named ' Wayne M. Cotner, praying and asking lor me ioi closure ox a nwiiw uyuu . kjj.1- jw AVa real estate situated in Lot No. XL Tract our nttle village, this time uf the No. 2 in Lafayette Town.hip. Medina home of Dr. S. C. Boor, their little County, akio, owned by the said defend , , . , . . ' ant; said Mortgage being given the daughter being the Victim, plaintiff by the defendant to secure ; mmil ,Tw.o.,af. A trnn anont the payent or a note or si400.oo, dated ! -w July 22, 1918. Said Wayne M. Cotner several days with his brother John is hereby notified that he ia required , . ., to answer on or before the 2 2d day of ana family. October. 1921. Mr and Mrs j N Oswald and F.W. WOODS, Attorney-for-Plaintiff , , , . . e. LEGAL NOTICE MEDINA COUNTY. SS ) IN THE COURT OF COMMON THE STATE OF OHIO ) lorinda Mcdonald PLAiaTZFF 1 V8 ) WAYNE M. COTNER ) DEFENDANT ) urday at East Sparta, the guests of L. D. Oswald and family. Mr. ami Mrs. Fred Park and two children of Ashland were visitors at the Ralph Pinnlck and Guy Beaver and Daniel Kime homes over Satur day and Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. Frank Whitmore, daughter Jeanette and son Charles ami Mrs. Paul Whitman of Creston, left Sunday for North East, Mary land, where they will visit Mr. Whit more's father, Samuel Whitmore. Mr. and Mrs. . Harry Ditch and daughter Eileen spent Sunday and Monday with relatives at Avon. Mr. Holloway of Pennsylvania is spending a few days with his nephew, Harry Burd and wife. Edward Carnes and wife of Cleve land visited her parents, J. S. Hat field and wife, Sunday and Monday. William Reider and Mrs. Julia Kemp and son of Detroit and Mr. ami Frank Carman of Akron, took sup per with Wm. Collar and wife Sun day evening. Mr. Merrill Younker of Cleveland spent Sunday and Monday with his mother, Mrs. Lottie Younker. either from the State Department of tne United States or fro mthe Charge of Affairs at the American Embassy in' Mexico City. Strange as it may seem, the only assistance he received at all, Matowitz said, was from the Mexican Secretary of State, Dr. Pana, whom the detective pronounces an open-hearted and kindly gentleman, without whose assistance it is proba ble that Matowitz would have been compelled to return home empty hand ed. While the story qf the capture was given at length in the daily pap ers at the time, Capt. Matowitz re lated many minor details connected with bis experiences in Mexico that Were of intense interest and which yTC never gained general publicitiy. Scarlet fever has again broken out Aug. 11-18-25: Sept 1-8. FAMOUS DETECTIVE HERE Local Kiwanians were held spell bound for an hour and a half at their luncheon last Thursday noon, by Chief of Detectives Geo. Matowitz of Cleveland, who came to Medina at invitation of the Kiwanis club to re- his experiences in the recent capture in Mexico City of Benigno and-Col- leto, two notorious criminals alleged to have been implicated in the Sly Fanner murders in Cleveland several months ago. At best the undertak ing of Matowitz was a desperate one and frought with the greatest danger. But the detective's work war. made of additional difficulty be cause of the deplorable fact that of ficial red tape made it impossible for him to gain any assistance whatsoever CARD OF THANKS We wish to thank our friends and neighbors, who so kindly have ex tended their sympathies and (riven assistance in our time of misfortune. Mr. and Mrs. S. Salmon and familv. ADMINISTRATOR'S SALE ESTATE In pursuance of an order of the Pro bate Court of Medina County, Ohio. I 7& iSS!? 4S 5" publl auction on the 24th day of September, 1921, at one o'clock (1:00) P. M. on the premises about two and one-half (2 1-2) miles north of Valley Clrv. the fninww scribed real estate, to-wit: Hiiuacea in the Township of Liver pool .County of Medina, State of Ohio , and known as being a part djt Lot No. 1. in Section No. 8, and bourn) ed and described aa follows: On the north by the north line of said lot: on the east by the east line of said lot and the north weat line of land In said lot owned by R. and R Halbert; on the south by the south line of aid lot and by land owned by R. and B. Halbert and by land in said lot formerly owned by L Hance; on the weat by land In said lot owned by M. um me puDiic Highway : and containing: 81.46 acres of land. Said real estate has baan nnnp.f.uf l rive inuusano JJOliara (VD,0QV.QQ), ood house, There is a fairly barns and other bi premises ,ana moar of the land is till arood house, two buildings on these able, a large portion of it being river Dunom iana. un account or the death of Mr. Pots .this farm must be sold. F. W. WOODS, Administrator Julius Pots Estate, Medina, Ohio Aug. 25: Sept 1-8-15. v Studebaker across them and the bed was one that was built in the wall. The children born to this couple About a year ago Medina county chapter of Red Cross endeavored, to cover all the ground and reach every were: John, retired farmer, Medina.0, 1 soldier in its jurisdiction in its ques- William, farmer Liverpool township, tiormaire sent out at that time. Good Mary (Mrs. Henry Wise); Catherine 1 results were obtained at that time (Mrs. Louis Wise); Jacob and Joseph and now Miss Wells stands ready to all of which own farms in Grafton co-operate with the above named or- township. The deceased are: Carrie, 'ganizations and go over the ground Louisa, Henry and August the father! again and make a thorough search for claims that may still be unset tled. Further notice will be given later, hi the meantime if you know of any ex-service person who is not receiving what is due him from the j Government, please report the name of Dr. Clarence Law. , Mr. Joseph Law and his esteemed wife were highly respected in the com j munity in which they lived. Mr. Law died Sept. 17, 1917. "Grandma Law" celebrated her. ninety-first birthday, Aug. 20, 1921, by and address. the annual "Law Family" reunionrl The Clothes Line held in her honor. It has been most gratifying to Red She is in perfect health both phys- Cross workers on this side to know ically and mentally. She visits her children regularly staying weeks at a time. One thing interesting is her remark- that on the other side where the clothing is given out, the distributors are now proceeding with fundament als as was done in cleaning up Pan- able memory, she remembers things 1 ama, where they drained the swamps that happened when she was but 4' wherein the mosquito larvae was years old. hatched. In this clothes Mne cam- She often tells the story oi how her paign are makirg great strides father had gone to Cleveland after' in stamping out the scourge of ty- lood. mere wasn t a tning to eat in v110 iMMk ; th HiMam nf filth and the house, the night was coming and ke children are not given the her father hadn't returned. Herldothing if are inle8ted with mother sent her to the nearest neigh-' cootieg and hnt must present bor to get some bread, when she got themselves clean and fit and after there this neighbor had but a veryl d pag8 inspection. Medi little left but gave her half of it. caj commisaions have decreed that "Grandma Law" started home but got ' herein ,ieg the only hope of stampig lost. She was hungry but d.dn t dare mogt of M dis. to eat the bread. She slept in an!eageg go clean clothing which uprooted tree but was suddenly awak- . . . , nnWno, oll nvAr At The Fair Winner of "BLUE RIBBON" for Popularity Visit the Studebaker exhibit and see the most popular car of to-day. Whether you pre fer the BIG-SIX, SPECIAL SIX or LIGHT-SIX, you have a complete line of big-six twelve models to choose from. Studebaker holds the "Blue Ribbon" for its won derful record of popularity, because with the exception of one manufacturer of a well known and very low priced car--- Studebaker led the world daring the first six months of 1921, in the number of automobiles produced and sold. This is a Studebaker Year Qibbs Motor Co Studebaker, Oakland and Chevrolet Cars SPECIAL-SIX ened by the barking of a dog. Final- United States, is to be the instru- LIGHT-SIX South Smith Rd. and S. Court St. MEDINA, OHIO Phone 1304 ly her father who had returned from ment Cftildren,g crugade cteveiana ana naa set out to iook ior. . .. , iQftft ' , . u . . . . . From Medina county over 1800 gar- her, found her and carried her home. I , . , . , . ' , , . ments have been shipped, several She can tell many interesting stor- . , . . ' ,, 1 . i. , ., hundred more are ready to go, and les of her childhood. i . 'r, I - . .. c . . . . many more are m the process of mak- One particular item of interest is I , ' m, , .. . 4 ! l t . L . ting. The production committee the fact that at the recent reunion , v ,. .. . . .. .. I . ; wishes, to call attention to the fact five generations were represented. i . . ' " . . . . iT". , .fin j . . . . that earment.fi sent m to be packed In 1904 a picture was taken repre-, 6 ... . , .ri ( .1,- must not only be clean, but in per- O o JF.i. Oama U.m hoAn OAnf XCt;v RpHli OV1UC OTB ww ! .! 1 A.A. 1 Imt .aaJ a ttoK. j in minus uutuiim aim i iiccu vi Grandma Law has six children liv-,w" " ing, 36 grandchildren, 61 great-grand- Njj 2 T children Fand four great, great grand- will jfreatiy Bghten the labor of the children. committee. NEW PRICES OF STUDEBAKER CARS f. o. b. Factories, effective June 1st, 1921 Law family (all men) great grandfath er, grandfather, father and son. Touring Cars and Roadsters Light-Six 2-Passenger Roadster. $1300 Light-Six Touring Car 1335 Special-Six 2-Passenger Roadster 1585 Special-Six Touring Car 1635 Special-Six i -Passenger Roadster 1635 Big-Six Touring Car 1985 Coupes and Sedan Light-Six 2-Passenger Coupe Roadster. . . .$1695 Light-Six 5-Passenger Sedan 1995 Special-Six 4-Passenger Coupe 2450 Special-Six 5-Passenger Sedan 2550 Big-Six 4-Passenger Coupe.. 2850 Big-Six 7-Passenger Sedan 2950 ALL STUDEBAKER CARS ARE EQUIPPED WITH CORD TIRES J -vs"'