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MEDINA SENTINEL
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VOLUME THIRTY
MEDINA, OHIO, THURSDAY, DECEMBER 29, 1921 S
NO. 19
SUPERINTENDENTS
FOR FAIR NAMED
Directors Discuss Many. Im
portant Plans for 1922
Event i
WOULD TILE TO GAIN
MORE PARKING PLACE
Will Ask Bankers' Aid in Plan
to Provide for New
Educational
Building
At the annual meeting of the Me
dina County Agricultural society
last week many things were discussed
apropos of the 1922 County Fair,
among which were several proposed
changes to be made along improving
the grounds and equipment, including
plans for draining the Fair grounds.
The Board of Directors figure that byj
nnng certain wet places that addi
tional parking space can be secured.
A committee was selected to confer
with the Medina Bankers' associa
tion to solicit their aid in building
an educational hall, and contributing
to Boys' and Girls' clubc.
I Other items of business transacted
were the electing of F. M. Plank and
,W. F. Wise as delegates to the Fair
Boys' meeting at Columbus, Jan. 11
and 12, and the appointing of R. H.
Halderson, P. C. Bigelow and R. E.
Lance a committee to audit the Soci
ety's books.
Superintendents of departments
for the next Fair were elected as
follows:
Horses L. R. Wideman and Fred
McKee.
Races A. S. Canfield, Don
Crawford and W. E. House.
Cattle Carroll Damon and C
Miller.
Sheep O. F. Mantz and F.
Kindig.
Swine I. F. Beechy awd C
L.
I.
J.
L.
Briggs.
Poultry J. V. Einhart and John
Ewing.
Sixth Department, Classes No. 37,
38, and 39 J, T. Mayer, C. C. Fon
stermaker and E. 0. Woodward.
Eighth Departmemv-Mrs E. 0.
Woodward and Mrs R. E. Lance.
Ninth Department Mrs. W. E.
House.
Tenth Department Class No.
Mrs. P; C. Bigelow; Class No.
44,
46,
Mrs. L .R Wideman; Class No. 46,
Mrs. Don Crawford.
Eleventh Department Mrs. W F.
Wise.
Twelfth DepartmentMrs. C. M.
Cram.
Thirteenth Department, Class No.
49 County Superintendent of
Schools; Class No. 60, R. H. Halder
son, C. M. Cram and R. E. Lance.
Halls W. F. Wise and C. C.
Cheeny.
Gates H. C. Hulburt
Gronuds W. F. Wise.
Forage and Stalls-John Whipple.
Rents and Privileges President,
Secretary ai.vl Treasurer.
Printing Secretary and Treasurer.
Chief of Police P. C. Bigelow.
Marshal H. K. Jenne.
SCROP IN HINCKLEY
E. E. Hier and Clare Wyman of
Hinckley township came to blows last
Friday morning resulting in the form
er swearing out a warrant before Jus
tice W. P. Ainsworth for Wyman's
arrest. That Hier had been struck
by somebody of something was plain
ly evident from the blackened and
battered condition of his face- though
Wyman carried two black eyes ti
Hier's one Wyman conducts a store
at Bennett's Corners and it appears
that an enmity has existed between the
two men for gome time, Wyman claim
ing that Hier has been knocking his
business. Wyman admitted striking
Hier and was fined $10 and costs.
COSTLY BOO&E TRAFFIC
Jhree foreigners giving their names
as John Igna. Alex Huple and Theo.
Kish, and home as Akron, were arrest
ed last Thursday in Wadsworth by
Marshal Tom Lucas for transporting
and del vering booze. Before Mayor
F. W. Boyer the men entered pleas of
guilty, Igna.driver of the liquor truck,
being fined $1,000 and costs, Huple
$500 and costs, and Kish $200 and
costs. . All three were committed to
the county jail in default of payment
of fines.
-Mrs M. J. Green
fiiis week.
is reported ill
TWO MORE WOMEN ASK
LEGAL SEJARATION
Two more Medina county women
have sought solace from marital sor
rows by an appeal this week to the
courts. One, Ada E, Richardson oi
Spencer, asks legal separation from
Louis H. Richardson, and the other,
Mabel B. Camber of Montville town
ship, prays lor freedom Irora Geo.
W. Camber.
In her petition Mrs. Richardson av
ers that ever since her marriage in
Hastings, Mich., on Dec. 8, 1917, her
husband has grossly neglected her
in tailing to provide the necessaries
of lue, and that his neglect and abuse
has likewise been visited upon their
minor child. But the crowning
charge plaintiff makes against de
fendant is that of adultery with one
Eva Death, alleged to have taken
place in the Maoison hotel, Decatur,
Ind., the result of which it is alleg
ed, defendant was found guilty of
bastardy in the Circuit Court of
Adams county, Ind.
According to the petition the exact
whereabouts of defendant at the
present time is unknown, altho it is
bei'ieved to be at Oroville Calif.
In the Cumber divorce case the
petition charges defendant with gross
neglect of duty in failure to provide
the necessaries of life, tho nersistent
use of vile language toward plaintiff,
and with frequent violent assaults
and threats to kill plaintiff.
The Cambers were married in Me
dina June 27, 1917.
Jos. A. Seymour is counsel for
plaintiff in both the Richardson and
Camber divorce suits.
NEARLY KILLS!) IN
AUT OACCIDENT
W. E. Case of Akron, formerly of
Medina, met with an accident last
Friday night in which he nearly lost
his life, by being run down by an
automobile on the Cuyahoga street
hill in Akron.
Case and his son, Bryan Case, had
stopped to change a tire on their au
tomobile. The elder Case was stand
ing at the rear of his machine when
another car, driven by W. H. Still
wen, pi cuyahoga rails, ran mt
him. He was pinned between the
two machines.
Mr. Case was rushed to the City
hospital where- examination revealed
internal injuries and severe bruises
and lacerations of the scalp. His.
condition soor after being removed
-to the hospital was reported as criti
cal, but Word has since been received
that slight improvement is noted and
that Mr. Case will probably recover.
MEDINA COUPLE
MARIERD 60 YEARS
The sixty-first marriage anniver
sary of Mr. and Mrs. J. L. Waltz,
Lafayette road and Elmwood street,
will be celebrated on Friday of this
week, Dec. 30, by a reception given
by their daughter, Mrs. Ross Blanot,
in the afternoon from 2 to 6 o'clock,
to which all friends are invited. Par
ticularly is the invitation extended
to old soldiers and members of the
Women's Relief Corps. Mr. Waltz
is 87 years of age, while his venerable
companion is 88. Both enjoy fairly
good health notwithstanding their ad
vanced age. The Sentinel congratu
lates Mr. and Mrs. Waltz upon hav
ing been vouchsafed so remarkable a
companionship, and join's with their
many friends in wishing them many
more similar anniversaries.
BOOE HOUND GONE
James Nelson, colored, committed to
jail about a month ago in default of
payment of a fine of $300 and costs
imposed by Justice W. P. Ainsworth
lor uiegai possession ot booze, was
liberated Saturday morn'.ng by an or
der of County Auditor Washburn. "Si
multaneously Mavor Hartzog ordered
Nelson to leave town immediately.
Nelson's similarity of features to those
of a crook sought by Cleveland police,
a picture of whom is in possession of
Sheriff Bigelow, prompted the latter
to communicate the fact to the city
police department, and two detect.ves
were sent here Friday to give Nelson
the "once over," but he proved to be
the wrong man. Nelson was arrested
on Bronson street, near the foundry,
in possession of about a quart and a
half of whisky. His release was con
sidered the cheapest way out for the
county.
SEVILE MAN ARRESTED
Elmer Cook of Seville was arrested
there at 12 o'clock Wednesday night
by Sheriff Bigelow, charged with
stealing tires from various machines.
He will probably be given a hearing
today.
HARRIS RECOVERS RUNAWAY WIFE
UNDER GLORIOUS CIRCUMSTANCES
The family circle of Henry Harris,
colored, of Bronson street, is again
complete. Ruptured a few weeks ago
when Mrs. Harris eloped with John
Washington, also colored and a board
er in the Harris household, it has
again assumed its original form, the
errant help-meet having- returned and.
presumably, become once more a par
ticipant in the Harris bed and board.
Henry Harris loves his wife. He
says so. And that is why, ever since
his wife deserted him, he has left no
stone unturned to find her and, if pos
sible, prevail upon her to return to
him. The first indication of Success
developed about two weeks ago, when
he learned from a fellow Ethiopian
that Mrs. Harr s and Washington were
in Mansfield, living there as man and
wife. A description of the two were
sent to the Mansfield police depart
ment by Sheriff B gelow, with the re
quest that a search be made for them.
Nothing coming from this, the un
daunted husband took the matter into
his own hands, and "then the fun be
gan." Harris says he went to Mansfield on
Monday of last week, visited the po
lice department and prevailed upon the
chief to detail an officer to accompany
him in a search for the missing couple.
Before starting out, however, Harris
says the officer took him into a room
where was displayed guns of every
description and uniforms of all s'zes.
and told him to hold up his hand.
"Ah done hoi' 'em up alright," says
Harris, "but suah wond'd whether I
had got into a police station aw ah
den o' thieves." Harris' fears were
allayed when he was informed by the
officer that he had just been depu
tized, and that he was to don a uni
form and select the biggest gun Ik
could find.
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LOCALS
.uiiBIIIIUIlllIH
JChe Medina Advertising club are
to hold a banquet and general social
meeting at the Odd Fellows hall to
night, Thursday, to discuss the n
bility of organizing a credit
tion in Medina. Two
Cleveland have been
occasion.
County Agent R. H. Halderson
was happily surprised last Saturday
when the Boys' and Girls' clubs of
the county, thru a committee consist
ing of Norman Abbott, Hollister Net
tleton and Miss Opal Owen, presented
him with a fine leather traveling bag.
Fire sirens don't work in Medina.
A second one tried out on top of the
town hall last week issued a more
humbel call than the first one erect
ed a year ago, who sounds under the
very best conditions reached almost
as far away as the park fountain.
Medina's monthly "Bargain Day"
falls on Tuesday of next week, and
the merchants who are conducting
these events promise it will be up to
regular standard.
Sixteen hundred tickets to the
Princess theater were taken In at the
door last Friday afternoon and even
ing from those, old and young, who
avanea tnmseives oi te tree oppor
tunity of seeing the film, "Treasure
Island," thru the generosity of D. R.
Pelton.
A valuable horse belonging to
Wm. Kovatch fell and broke one of
its legs last Friday in front of Beed-
le's livery stable. Dr. W. F. Wise
shot the animal.
Chas. D. Hewitt of Newark. O..
and Miss Florence Archer of Medina,
were united in marriage last Sunday
at the Church of Christ parsonage by
Rev. W. R. Moffet. Mr. and Mrs.
Hewitt will reside in Newark.
A very enjoyable feature of the
Kiwanis club meeting last Thursday
noon was the sing'ng of a group of
ChnStmas carols by sixty or more lit
tle boys of the lower grades of the
schools, under the direction of John
Beck, instructor. The lads sang well
and their splendid efforts were greatly
appreciated and loudly applauded.
Each boy was given a package of can
dy as he left the room. Rev. Robert
son of Cleveland delivered an eloquent
and convincing address in the interest
of the Near East Relief campa'gn.
Some blazing gasoline in the Han-
shue garage seemingly justified the
turning in of an alarm for the fire
department last Friday afternoon,but
the blaze was extinguished before the
chemical apparatus had proceeded j
out a snort distance irom its quarters
mm
assoeta
secured iottHT alHfs-un
As the two walked out of the sta
tion and circulated about the main
streets, Harris admits it was the proud
est hour of his life. They had
proceeded far when Harris saw
not
his
wife and Washington emerging from
a movie theater. Harris and the of-
ficer followed them to their apart-
ments. A rap on the door brought
Mrs. Harris to the door.. When asK
ed if she was Mrs. "Washington," she
replied that she was She called to her
"husband," who when he saw the po
liceman, reached for a gun. The of
ficer was too quick for him and cov
ered h m with his revolver, Harris
simultaneously stepping forward and
placing the muzzle of his weighty
weapon under .Washington's nose,
"Ah wanted to kill him," says Harris,
"bijt jus' couldn't mak up mah min'
to," not knowing until late that the
officer had carefully removed thfl load
from his gun before leaving the police
station.
Neither h's wife nor Washington
recognized Harris until they were on
their way to the station in the "black
Maria," when he says the woman gave
him a worse tongue-lashing than he
ever got from her before. Washington
and the Harris woman were locked up
for the night and Tuesday morning
were fined $25 and costs and ordered
to leave the city immediately. The
fines and cpsts were pa d by Wash
ington and Mrs. Harris reluctantly
accompanied her husband back to Me
dina. Harris says he will never forget his
wonderful experience, and it is prob
able that all future episodes in his
lif he will date from the one supreme
hour when he was clothed in full
police regalia and armament and
technically at least a full fledged guard
ian of a great city.
EH
Holding that the strongest ce
ment for holding boys together Is the
definite and continuous activities in
winter, and that Scouting from the
beginning has beer an all-year pro
m, Local Scoutmaster R. K. Caulk
ces that a large number - of
Troop No. 1 will leave Medina at 8:30
Thursday morning for Kumm's cot
tage, Weymouth, returning Saturday
morning.
Mrs. E. F. Holmes of Chippewa
Lake while in Medina shopping last
Saturday morning, slipped and fell on
the .icy walk in front of the stores
on Main street and broke her left
wrist. Mrs. Holmes accepted her
misfortune philosophically, and after
the broken bone had been set, contin
ued her shopping with a smile, just
as if nothng had happened.
Mr. Park Friedt and Miss Doris
Johnson were united in marriage on
Tuesday by Rev. W. R. Moffet, at
the Church of Christ parsonage. ,
Two freight cars on the South
western electric lines were consumed
by fire near West Salem early last
Saturday morning.
Mrs. C. A. Betz underwent a suc
cessful operation at Lodi hospital on
Tuesday,
Hart Council No. 285 of Security
Benefit association will hold its reg
ular meeting Jan. 4. Refreshments
will be served and a program of en
tertainment given.
Mr. and Mrs. Clyde Chapin en
tertained at dinner on Christmas day
and the announcement was made of
the engagement of her sister, Miss
Nellie Iper, to Mr. Stanley W. Hall,
son of Mr. and Mrs. David Hall of
Cincinnati. Miss Iper makes her
home in Akron, whpre she is asociat
ed with Borton ft Borton.
Miss Ruth and Mrs. Alice Min
or, 82 Dodge avenue, Akron, enter
tained at dinner on Monday for Miss
Nellie Iper and Mr. Stanley Hall.
Raymond Bennett met with a pain
ful accident Monday which cost him
the end of a big toe. While at the
home of S. H. Hoddinott at Poe, with,
others he was pulling out some hedge
with a tractor, when' the latter ran
over a board under which was Ray
mond's toe. He will be confined to
the house for a couple of weeks, it
is believed.
Frederick Dreher, son of Mr. and
Mrs. Jacob Dreher, and Sasan Ewing
were quietly married at the home of
Rev. W. H. Bryenton, last Thursday
evening at 6 o'clock A wedding sup
per was served at the home of Mr.
and Mrs. Roma Dreher to the im
mediate relatives and friends of the
contracting parties. They will make
tneir home at 410 Baxter Btret
DEATH IN AKRON
OF FRED W. CLARK
Fred P. Clark, born and reared in
Medina, and where he spent the great
er part of his life, died Monday morn
ing of this week at his late home,
816 Wall street, Akron, following a
j brief Illness. Mr. Clark suffered a
slight stroke some time ago, and while
i apparently he had recovered from it,
it is thought his death was either
hastened by it or that he may have
sustained another stroke.
The deceased was about 53 years
of age, and was the only child of the
late Reuben Clark, who died about
nine or ten years ago. The mother
departed this life more than a score
I of years ago.
Mr. Clark was a natural mechanic,
and for a period of years superinten
ed the installing of linotypes in Pana
ma ard' various parts of South Amer
ica. About a decade ago he return
ed to Medina, where he followed his
Vocation as a machinist with about
four years ago when he removed to
Akron. He was a musician of con
siderable ability, and for a number of
years was solo alto player in the
Medina band.
Mr. Clark was twice married, his
first wife, being she who before her
marriage was Miss Mildred Kenyon
of Medina. The deceased is survived
by a widow, and stepdaughter, Mrs.
M H. Barron, the latter of Medina.
Funeral services were held at the
home in Akron Wednesday, conduct
ed by the Masonic order, of which
Mr. Clark had been identified for
many years. Several members of
the Medina Masonic lodge attended
the obsequies, later accompanying the
body to Medina to its last resting
place in Spring Grove cemetery,where
another brief service was held.
GET MAN WANTED
FOR SEARCH'S DEATH
Gus Young, former Wadsworth pool
room proprietor, whose car ran down
and killed W. N. Search, a Leroy farm
er, near Loyal Oak, last October, 1,
is alleged, was arrested '.n Wadsworth
the latter part of last week and taken
to the jail at Akron.
Search was not killed outright, but
died two days after the accident.
Young disappeared and had not been
seen or heard of by officials until his
presence in Wadsworth became
known. He claims to have been in
NeW York since the accident, ex
plaining his disappearance with the
statement that he was blinded by the
lights of another car when he struck
Search and that when his companion
fled following the accident, in the ex
citement he did likewise.
Young was arraigned in Akron on
charges of reckless driving, his bond
being fixed at $500, which was furn
ished.
HELP TO SAVE THE
STARVING CHILDREN
The committee from the Kiwanis
club for the Near East Relief, asks
that if you have not contributed to the
Near East Relief Fund through some
of the churches or otherwise that you
hand your contribution to the sollci
tors when they call upon you.
The high school pupils have gener
ously volunteered to devote a day or
two of their vacation to this deserving
cause, and will make a canvass of thi
town. -
If the canvassers should happen to
miss you, you may leave your contri
bution at any one of the banks.
JOHN GEISINGER DEAD
John Geisinger, aged about 72; died
last Thursday at the Couniy Home of
which he had been an inmate for
some time. Mr. Geisinger was well
known throughout the southern part
of the county, where he resided a
great many years. Two sons reside
in Wadsworth, where funeral serv
ices and interment took place on Fri
day. SHARON GIRL HONORED
One of six O. S. U. girl students in
journalism selected in Columbus last
week for membership in Theta Sigm
Phi, honorary journal'stic sorority,
was Miss Edna Smith of Sharon Cen
ter. REFUSED $300 AN ACRE
Contrary to general belief that "real
estate is on the slump," Copley land
seems to be increasing in value.
A Copley farm owner is reported to
have refused $300 an acre for his farm
last week.
The statement In the Sentinel
last week that Mrs. C. F. Davis was
ill, we have learned from Mrs. Davis
was incorrect. .
TI
INSTITUTES
FOR NEXT WEEK
Brunswick and Montville Town
ships Have Planned
Well
FIRST JAN. 2 AND 3
SECOND JAN. 4 AND 5
Both Institutes Have Provided
Excellent Speakers and
Music For All
Sessions
The twenty-sixth annual session of
the Montv lie Farmers' Institute will
be held in the Grange hall at Toe, on
January 4 and 5.
The state speakers will be W. D.
Zinn, Elmer Partridge, and Mrs. Dora
Sandoe Bachman.
The program is as follows:
Wednesday. 9:30 A. M.
Music
invocation
Address of welcome
The Winter Care of Livestock
W. D.
Zinn
Music
Is the Purebred Dairy Cow Practical
Elmer Partridge
Music
Appointment of Committees
Dinner
Afternoon Session, 1:00 P. M.
Music
Feeding Dairy Cows for Profit
Elmer Partridge
Music
Roads and TaxesDiscussion
Albert Rex
Music
Grain vs. Livestock Farming
W. D. Zinn
Music
Women's Session, 2:30 P. M.
The Women's Session will be held
at the church with the following pro
gram: M.usic Mrs. Jagger
Talk-Farm Bureau Organization for
Women Mrs. E. J. Haight
Discussion
Music
Talk Miss Hanna
Music
Wednesday Evening, 8:00 P. M.
Music
Opening the Question Box
Music
Rural Problems W. D. Zinn
Music
Thursday, 9:30 A. M,
Music
Invocation
The By-products of the Farm and
How to Use Them W. D. Zinn
Music
How Many Hours Should Constitute
a Day's Work on the Farm?
Discussion D. W. Tinstman
Music
The Economic Position of Women
Mrs. Bachman
Music
Dinner
Afternoon Session, 1 :00 P. M.
Music
Election of Officers
Music
Farm Management
W. D. Zinn
Music
Educational and Public Morals
Mrs. Bachman
The Federal Farm Loan J. K. Nold
Discussion
Music
Thursday Evening, 8:00 P. M.
An entertainment will be given by
Mr. and Mrs. Frederick Jagger.
The officers of the organization are:
President, E. S. Koppes; secretary,
Mrs. S. H. Hoddinott; treasurer,,
Geo. Rickert.
Executive Committee-Mr.and Mrs.
Ira Fleck, Mr. and Mrs. C. A. Jones,
Mr. and Mrs. Walter Clark, Mr. and
Mrs. Willard Kennedy.
The ladies of the church will serve
dinner and supper both days of the
institute.
Music will be furnished thruout by
Mr. and Mrs. Frederick Jagger.
The people of Brunswick township
and many throughout the northern
part of the county will doubtless at
tend at least one session of the two
day Farmers' Institute to be held
Monday and Tuesday, Jan. 2 and 3,
at .the town hall in Brunswick, and
which will be the twenty-ninth an
nual independent institute of that
township.
The program for each day is an
exceptionally fine one, and is here
with published entire:
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