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THE PERRYSBURG JOURNAL j VOI.XLL-ED, L. BLUE PubHBhor, PERRYSBURG, WOOD OO.r 0,, SATURDAY, APRIL 22, 1893, $1.00 IN ADVANCE-NO. 5 r, ' . n L, AOlENT FOR Union Sewing Machine DOWLING, O Abo all kinds ot farm Implements D. K. HOLLENBECK, Attorney atLaxnr Central Collector, Soal Estato Agont. Titles inveitlgated sad Abstracts furmslicd ppllc&ttuu. Notaryl Ofllce. PERRYSBURG. OHIO. FANCY GROCERIES AND Provisions Always tho beit or everything nt J.G.HofTmann's Grocery L. C. COLE. P. J. CHASE. COLE & CHASE, ATTORNEYS-AT-LAW, Onuti Block, BOWLING GRKEN.O JtttHBY II. D01OE. JOHN W. CANARY DODGE & CANARY, Attorneys at Law. OfBcc Ilccd & Merry Block, Main Street, Bowlirxa Green, O. B. S. CLBGG DEALER IN FURNITURE Kne Parlor & iBed Room Suits Chairs, Tables, Lounges. UNDERTAKING AND EMBALMING Only White Hearse in County. Second Street. PEKaVSBURG row PRICES -FOR- XmIT S. P. TOLMAN. Perrysburg, O t LONESOME A. man Is lonesome when the Inbor of his lifetime is swept away in a twinkling liy k .'. TOBffADO.OYOLOHE OB WINDSTORM And he realizes Mint nn outlny nf LESS THAN A PENNY A DAY would have paid for a $1,000 Tore Policy for 5 Years in the Old Kelinblo HOB INSURANCE CO, OF NEW YORK. C. A. POWERS, -A.C3p3ES3Sr"a? JtyB RRYSBUEG. O The Citizens Mm Go mconPOKATED 1802 Capital Stock. $50,000.00 JA8 DUNNIPACE, Prest, JA8 H. PIEHCK, Vioo Prest, N. L. HANSON, Can. & Gen. Mgr Dirt-otoiH: N L IIanbon,Jas DnNNiPACK PitANK Powi'.r.j., John Pkiiiiin Jacob Davib. E. L. Kingbuouy Jas O. Titoui', .1. . IIoitman D. K. Hoi.u:nui:ck. Itoi'rllfH (H'lio.illn, luaim liHHU'J. Mllln foriilKIl ml itmnektlu nxulituiKi', uiiyk unit null Omit, trtuiilr, coin, notes, tuurlguucii, uuil luiya lutrut a time deposits. ltt THE FINES ROBBERY. Trial of Honry Oblingor Charged with Being one- of tho Eobboio, Jury Returned i Verdict of Guilty. Tho trial of Honry Obllnger for com plicity in tho Fines robbery commenced at 15. G. lust Thursday, Judge Johnson on tho bonch, J. O. Troup ami Prose cuting Attornoy Mcnrs for tho Stuto and Baldwin & Harrington assisted by R. S. Parker for tho dofonao, with tlie following gontlomon on tho jury : David Hurtraan, J. P. Rood, William English, John Chancy, William Wnllcor, W. J. Campbell, Gust A. Mooro. Alfred Georgo, John Parks, Porry Heator, G. C. Housckcopcr, John Marshall. Tho case was prosontod to tho jury by J. O. Troup for tho prosoeution and P. A. Baldwin for tho defonso. Tho roudors of tho Journal will re member that on tho night of tho 18th of September, 18'JO, Peter Fines and wife, aged people living noar Porrya. burg, wero robbed and brutally beaten by two unknown men, full dotailsof tho cuso having been published in these columns at tho time. Wo give tho syuopsia of tho testi mony as given at the trial, by aid of reports published in tho Sontinol : HRIDGET 1F11CTS. Testified to having botwoon 21,100 and 81,200 in rolls of $100 each on her por son; had gone to bed when mon broke into tho room; she got up and called to her husband, and just then sho was knocked down; a rope twisted round hor nook; tho money, which was sowed in a shot pouch under her arm to her shomlsc, was taken from her. Could net identify tho porson. GEORGE FINES. Tho boy who was sleeping willi his father in the room next to his mothor, was awaked by hearing tho old people scream; jumped out of bed and saw a short, thick-set man have his fattier down and was pounding him; man bad a cloth mask on his face; ho j urn pod out through a window and ranto'Mr. Lolb herr's and gave tho alarm. Benedict Lcibharr and Mary Mc Nallj testified to tho condition of tho old people when thoy reached tho houso and Dr. Rhoinfraulc gave evidence to tholr apparont rough treatment. Tho prlnctiJHl witnesses for the prose cution wore J amen Hayes and Soraph Boetseh of this place who gave tho fol lowing ovldenco. .' JAMES HAYES. Livo at Perrysburg, born thoro; kuow Oblingor; saw him at Chicago in Ang gust, 1892, in a flat; he did not sco mo; was concealed in a small room, hoard conversation botwoen ho and Soraph Boetseh; Soraph said thoy'vo got onto you and Collier robbing old man Fines: ho said sinco tho Wlttman robbery they luivo taken pains to look up tho Fines robbers; Oblingor baid Collier was a d n fool, ho'd let it out by tol liug Underbill; said ho had warned,Col. Hor not to go back thoro; Bootach said Sheriff has a letter, and they think "Pink" wroto tho lotter. Ob. said no, : I don't think sho wrote it; bad as sho is she's always stayed by mo; thonBoetsch said that boy at Fines' said ho saw the man's band and tho thumb of tho glove was flapping; Honry said hell, that's trumped up testimony; Oblingor did not dany tho crime during tbo talk; Bootbch and ho wont away together. Cross-examined Wont to 'Chicago August 13 with Soraph Boetseh, -at ro qucbt of Sheriff Bryant, to secure-testimony against Ohlingor; made ono trip to Chicago and stayed eight days; Boetseh had hoen in tho city before; ho and I arranged for tho Interview be tween ho and Oblingor in order to get Houry to talk about the-raatter; Will lain Berry was in tho room with mo when thoy talked. SERAPH. UOETSCH, Llvo Perrysburg; know Oblingor was is Chicago last August with Hayes; saw Oblmgor at 212 South Ralstcad-st had talk with hlmaboulSFinos robbory' I asked him if he got ory note, ho said yos;I said Blnco the Wittman robbory thoy had boon looklngnp tho Fines mat ter and had fixed upon he and Collier; ho said thald n Iool Collier to go back thoro and spend tho very saino money, without oven getting it changed;' said what tho Fines boy said about tho glovo was atruinpod up testimony, as ho didn't have any gloves on. Cross-examined I paid my own ex penses. Was ndvanced $50 through Mr. Hayes; was in Chicago two weeks; recoivo3 Instructions from Sheriff Bry ant biiforn I wont; Oblingor came to nij room at 12:!'0; I mid him Hitch cock mid told Uiuloi lull, ami h paid 'io didn't think ho would bo buoh a fool; i told him tho Sheriff hud a letter and thoy thought Pink had written If, ho said he didn't believo sho did as sho had always stayed by him. Mot Oblingor in tho ovonlng, and ho then said ho thought tho thing would bo outlawed by that tlmo. Saw Josso Powers tlioto; ho used to bo at Porrys burg; did not offer him 850 to come and testify. Pink wus Oblingor's wifo. FRED UUCKIIOUSE. Llvo at Lima, conductor on C. II. & D. Irot&ht; was at Doshlor on way! north night of Septombor 18, 1890; while thoro in depot a man bought two tickets for Roach ton ; I went to soo it I know thorn, but it was dark outsldo tho building and could not recognize them, ono was tall, the othor short ; wero about 40 loot away; I know Ob linger and Collier ; it was about 7:30 p. m. when tickets wero bought; didn't sou tho mon afterward ; Roachton is a flag station for tho night passenger. SHERIFF W. B. I1RYANT, Boon Sheriff over two years; first got information about Oblingor about mlddlo of February, 1891; did nothing for six months, thou visited tho Finos ; about it; I said well if Collior had any houso; thon advised with Hayes, sont' thing- to do with it ho Is ad n fool for ho and Boetseh to Chicago; had re- telling you or anyone olso; wo thon eclved a lottor (producing It.) Deputy wont put togothor. In tho evening Shoriff at Chicago arrested Oblingor; I J Bootsch told mo tho boy said tho man was thoro but did not know Henry; I ' who struck tho old man had glovo on brought him horo; he told mo ho was a Btranger in Bowling Groon. (Not cross-examined.) THE DEFENSE. GEORGE OSTERHOUT Of Haskins, who was arrested with Allio Manahan, testified that George Fines pointed him out as the robber during trial bofore Mayor Tyler. Hamilton Cook's evidence was of about tho barae nature. Deposition ot Jebse P. Powers, of Chicago, thon read, in which ho said Soraph Bootsoh offered him $50 if ho would loattfy against Oblingor; ho had made no statement to Bootsch as to Oblinger's guilt. GEORGE PERRY. Deposition: Know Obllnger; saw him on tho 18th of September, 1890, in Chicago, wont to the Chicago opera house in tho evening together; saw him first In tho morning; ho wunted mo to go to a ball game. Cross-examined It was the 18th of September I saw Oblingor in Chicago; one thing makes mo sure it was in Sop teinuer was tho theatre wo wont to; thon I was out of work at tho time; nlso newspaper clippings showing that the play wo saw was ou that date, were handed mo by Obllnger. O. w. SMITH. "Doposition : Am an advertiser; know Oblingor; been on intimate terms with him; saw him Soptembor 18th, 1890, at Chicago, 601 Stuto-st., I mean on tho 19th at 10 o'clock in tho morning; saw him also on tho 18th, Cross-examined Mot Henry Obllng" or on tho 10th of September, 1890; he recalled my attention to the dates ou last Saturday. HARRY O'MARA. Live at Toledo, used to bo railroad man; havo beon intimately acquainted with Oblingor sinco 1S33; was working in Chicago in 1890, went to a ball gamo thore with Obllnger Soptomber 18th; camo back, wont to his houso, he was there when I left; mot him next day. Tho testimony extracted from Jennie Bradley, D. K. Hollonbock, Alfrod Hitchcock, this morning, was not of a very important nature, and we there fore save spaco by omitting tho details. HENRY H. OULINGER, THE DEFENDANT, 29 years old, homo at Chicago sinco 18SG; formerly lived at Perrysburg; son of P. J. Oblingor; am railroad man, used-to bo a printor; lost right thumb while switching; wus in Chicago 18th and 10th; was at homo; in afternoon Elder S. 8. Beaver, of MoAUisterville, Junmtta Co.. Ph., says Ids wife is sub ject to cramp in tho stomach. Last summer oho tried Chamborluin'a Colic, Cholera and DUrrhoe Remedy for it, and. was much pleased with the HUtedr relief it uffordcu. She hail sinco used it whenever necessary and found' it never lulls, xor sale uy a. u. Uliampney. D&PRICFS m rha only Pure Cream of Tartar Powder. No Ammonia; No Alum. Used in Millions of Honies 40 Yars the Standard. wont to ball game; In ovenlng wont to Chicago Opora Houso with Georgo Porry; next day was at homo; Perry O'Mara was at my house tho ovenlng of tho 18th; on 10th went to bicycle tournament with O. W. Smith; was not outsldo of Chicago tho week beginning September 15, 1890: had nothing' to do with tho , Fines robbory and received nono ott tlio proceeds thoreof; was laying off at tho lima on account of a rupturo Vlilh which I am troubled in hot woatfior; loft in October and wont to ) St. ,ouls; am acquainted with Boetseh find Hayos; while working ono day in iJoptombcr last, Georgo Crook oiune ntid; asked mo If I kuow Hayes was In tilts city; saw Boetseh in a room on Hulsloud-si; ho sent mo a noto saying lie wanted to soo mo on business; I wont about 2:30 p m.; I said to him I heard you was protty near doad; ho said I wiisabout a month ago; I asked who brought tho noto, ho said Barney; thon ho iuld I and Collier wero sus pected oMho Fines robbery,and I bettor skip out I said I novor had anything to do with it and didn't have to leave? ho thon said Collier hnd told him alt and one thumb was empty; I said I suppoHod thej wore trying to trump up evidence; ho suid tho Sheriff had a lottor supposed to bo from my wifo; and I Bald I did not think my wife would write a letter of that kind about mo; wile and I -wero not living to gether a short time while I went to St. Louis, spo camo to mo thero and wo re turned to Chicago in a week or so; and lived thore until I camo to my brother's funeral, and ono time wo wont to Colorado a few mouths; my wifo and I novo not lived together tor about a year; she is in Manistee, Mich.; I havo been arrostod throe tlmos.first tlmo for disturbance on tho streets In Chicago; next tlmo was when arrested In this case; usxt time wus lust Tuesday night was arrested by mistake in Toledo, in a saloon on St.Clair-st.; began learning the printer's trado in tho Sentinel office, working thero three months; did not tell Bryant I did not know Collier. Bio-direct It was 11 years ago I worked for tho Sentinel; when ar resUid in Toledo tho other day, the Chief of Pollco discharged mo on in vestigutlon; I am 5 feet 5 inches tall; Collior is about two inches tailor I should think. CHARLES COLLIER. Live at Perrysburg; lived in Chicago from 1888 to1890; wus switchman while thore; I urn under Indictment for par ticipating m tho Finos robbery; had nothing to do with tho robbery; was not out of Chicago during tho week of tho robbory, was laying off the time on uccount of boing bqueezed between two cars; saw Ed Bates and Ren Tyler on tho street; stayed at Ren's houso tho night of tho 18th, was on tho street ou the 19tn with Ren and Ed; I am 5 foot 7 inehos tall; I am probably two inches taller than Obllnger. Cross Examined Seut a lockot to my girl on the morning of tho 19th by regiatorcd lottor; Ed Bates had been sick two or threo weeks; when I quit work in December wont to Cheyonne, Wy., from thoro to St. Louis, then back to Chicjgo (askod as to what ho was do. ing on tho other dates than September 18 and 19, 1890, could not remember any.) First heard of robbery at William Pines houso on Sunday; did not suy to them that I expected the old folks would bo robbed because tho old lady carried tho money In hor bosom; novor talked with Alfred Hitchcock about It in Toledo; whilo nt William Pines' houso in Chicago a telegram wus received announcing tho robbery. JtEUUTTAI.. Obllnger culled and swore he did not toll his mothor in tho jail that ho did Tho moro Chamberlain's Cough Romedy is used the better It is liked. We know of no other remedy that al ways cives satisfaction. It is good when you iirst caich culd. It is good when your cough is aeuted and your lungn ure tore. It is good in mry kind of a cough; We have sold twenty-live dozen or it and every hroitle has given satisfaction, Stedniatt & Friedman, druggists, Min nesota Lake, Minn, SO cent bottles for 8'ile by A. It. Chuuipney. Highest of all in Leavening Power. Latest U. S. Gov't Report 1 j&msm H ivr JSwL Jul xMK Ar ABSmiTEttf PURE not know whore ho was at tho time of tho robbory. Shoriff Bryant boing called swore that Oblingor did say so in presence ot hlmsolf nnd wife. Mrs. William Finos Llvo In Chica go; sistor-in-luw to Bridget; know Col lior; was at our houso on tho Sunday following tho robbory; when tho tele gram came announcing tho robbory ho said anybody might rob tho old folks as Bridget always carried the money in hor bosom. Alf. Hitchcock Had1 a talk with Collier In Toledo In November, 1890, in which I naked if ho was not afraid to como hack sinco tho Fines robbory; he laughed and said no; I asked him how ho came and he said ho camo by the B. &0. and went back by Maumoe. James Hayes In tho talk I over heard in Chicago, Bootsch said nothing about tho ubcoss In his side, etc. Ob llnger did not say if they think I did it thoy kuow whore to find mo. Seraph Boetseh Samo as Hayes and got badly tangled on cross-cxaminntlon. Potor Fines, nephow of Bridget Pines Live in Chicago; Collior was at our houso on Sunday following thu robbery; telegram camo, and in talk Cjlllcr said anybody could rob Mrs. Finos as bIio always carried hor money in her bosom; when ho camo In tho first thing I heard him suy was to ask when was tho lost wo heard from my uncle in Ohio; and about that time tho telegram camo. Tho arguments closod and the Judge charged the jury as to tholr duties. Tho charge was brief and impartial. Jury retired at 1:40 p, in. and did not came to an agreement until 12 o'clock Saturday nlht when thoy returned a verdict of guilty of robbory as charged. It is reported that the attorneys' for" defonso will take the case to a higher court and havo expressed the belief that thoy are satisfied thoy can secure a reversal of tho verdict. , It is understood tho jury stood 10 for conviction and 2 lor acquittal when thoy first retired. Thfi many c.tses of rheumatism cured by Chumlterluin'sPuin Balm daring ihe past few mouth have given the people great eonliilencj in its curative proper ties, andhave shown tht there is one preparation that can be depended upon for that pninful and uggruvatlngdiseus. Honakor Bros.. Loialn, Ohio, say "Mr. Mosen Pi ice, of this place, was troubled with rheumatism fur a long lime. Chamberlain's Pain Balm has cured him. He says that the Balm has no equal," For sale by A. R. Champney MILLBURY. Prof. I. N. Saddler and wife, of Per rysburg wero in town last wook. Mr. Court Durand) of Monroevlllo, O. cuiled hero last Saturday. Miss Myrta Wight is spending tho week with hor paronts. Mr. Henry Farmer has bought tho Holme's farm and will moyo there soon. Miss Eva Wight spont Sunday in To ledo. Mrs. Emerson of Canada, is visiting her mother Mrs. Marsh. Mr. Mills and wifo of Iowa, aro em ployed in tho Creamery. Mrs. Mills uctlng as book-keeper. Lake Township School Board met Monday and classified as follows. For ono year, B. Thornton, A. Bowman and J. Baker; two years, H. Arndt, J. Joffery, and G. B. Brim; three yonrs, Win. Smith, Jas. Guy, and J. D. Wea ver. Tho following teachers woro hired: . , Diet. No. I Arthur Pinnlgor. " " 3-Plorence Guy. " " C Anna Berge. ii u 0 TUlio Rowe. i 'i 7 Fred Behner. " " 8-Mary Brim. " " 9-Hattlo Grove. Honry Farmer and Henry Wight re ceived a judgment of $4400. from the Rrllroad Company for loss of cattle, from Texas fovor. Children Cry for Pitcher's Castoria. When Baby was nick, we her CMtoria. When sho was Child, she cried for CutorU, Wboa she became Miss, aht duns to CwtorU, When she had Children, ihe garo thea CMtoria. .... i. ,.i. ' B&kin Powder THE COLLIER CASE. , Charles Collier, for Complicity in tho Fines Bobbery Trial Commenced Tuesday. CharloB Collior who has beon undor indictment for complicity in tho Fines robbery was on hand last Tuesday ready for trial. J. O. Troup assisted tho Prosecutor and Baldwin and Campbell appeared for tho defonso, with tho following jury : Basil Bur well, J. Q. Wndo, A. R. HurriBon, S. S. Hopkins. AlexSuhuuweckcr, Lewis L. Abbott, D. B. Cotant, H. L. Huddle, F.E.Brnndoberry, John Balrd, P. H. Gamott, William Connoll. J . O. Troup for tho State, presented the caso to the court, which in tho main wore nbout tho sumo mi in tho Obllnger caso; that two nmi) robbed and boat Peter Fines and wifo on tho night of Sept. 18, 1890, and that Collior and Obliuger are supposed to hava come from Chicago by way of Deshlor and returned by Maumec. A. R. Campbell for defenso cautioned tho jury and said thoy would provo that Coiller'was In Chicago nt tho tlmo of tho robbory. Mrs. Finos, Geo. Finos, Gco.Lobhaar, Fred Buckhouso, Jno. Amon, Joo Nellls, Alf. Hitchcock, Potor Fincs,Jr., P. P. Dumbaugh, Seraph Boetseh wero called and tholr testimony was substan tially tho same as given in the Oblln ger caso. Prosucutcr Mears addressed tho jury o'oiing at 2:15 p. in. Wednesday. Tho defense announcod that they would make no nrgument, nnd tho case then wont to tho jury, who remained out un tU.Tbursday forenoon, when thoy re turneda verdict of gullty' The juries have declarod Oblingor and Collier gu'.lty, and it ispossiblo tho verdicts are correct, but it is very hard for us to believo it. Wo havo known tho boys for years, and it is hard to bo llovo them guilty. If thoy aro inno cont wo hopo thoy will someday bo vinJ dieted; if guilty, they hayo our best wishes for a bettor future. All Froo. 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