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Article Title: Prospect Monitor
Article Date: June 8 1905
Article Description: About Prospect; Neimeyer-Lavender; Finefrock-Roberts; Local News
Interesting Items of Old Times in and Around the Village and Vicinity
Mrs. Mary Thomas, nee Guthery, who died in your city at a recent date was a native of, and for some time, a resident of Delaware, where her father was a very competent blacksmith, and a very sociable gentleman. Her oldest brother James Guthery prior to the Civil war, learned the printing business in Delaware on the Democratic Standard, under George F. Stayman. He served Uncle Sam during the war in the Navy.
In 1868 he published a paper in Delaware, called the Golden Era. Later on he entered the ministery. Mrs. Thomas always had a host of friends who deeply regret her departure hence.
The C. D. & M. have got thing pretty well arranged for having pleasant times, both at Stratford and your near by park, during the heated term, if that term comes their way. All right, they could not do that in the days of "Auld Lang Syne."
Sorry to hear of your Uncle E. E. Poppleton's death at Cleveland, the last but one of your grand-father Poppletons family. Emory, lik your father was a bright, intelligent, clever, sociable gentleman. Like the writer back in the forties, he put in much time in the old time school house instructing the young generation of both sexes how to shoot. Come to think of it your honorable father in his younger days, did some good pedagogueing in the vicinity of Millville, now sailing under the euphonious name of Warrensburg but it was even so.
Please now see that Prospect does not want to extend her incorporation so as to include Radnor since that counterfeit Japanese swell wedding, as a new wrinkle for Commencement while you are putting on airs.
I noticed by the papers that a gentleman bearing the old time familiar name in Middletown, Prospect and Delaware-Wottring-W. C.- of your vicinity, aspires to the Democratic nomination as a candidate for Treasurer of Marion county. If he is equal to the old times by tha name, he is fully prepared to exactly fit that position.
Rev. Halliday, of your city, a grand-son of the late Hon. Thomas F. Joy, of Delaware, an old time friend and schoolmate of the writers, seems to be enjoying a very reputable standing in Prospect.
I see that your Postmaster's salary has been reduced $100 per year. Why is that?
If the fishing in the historical Scioto up yur way at this writing, anyway comparable with that in ye olden days?
Wednesday evening at 8 o'clock at the home of the bride's mother Mrs. Jennie Lavender on South Main St., Prospect O., Miss Anna Louise Lavender was united, by Rev. J. J. Halliday, in the holy bonds of matrimony to Oliver H. Neimeyer one of Prospect prominent young business men. About twenty five immediate, relatives and friends were present, and after the ceremony a delicous four course wedding supper was served, the brides colors pink and white being pre-eminent.
Mr. and Mrs. Neimeyer at the close of a "beautiful" serenade by a large number of their admiring friends, in which tin pans, tin horns, cannon, and other time honored charivari musical instruments were promiscious bade their friends adieu carrying with them the best wishes of all, and departed on a short wedding trip among relatives in southern parts of Ohio.
This, Thursday afternoon at his home in Marion O., Rev. Tudor Lewis will unite in marriage, Dr. Charles A. Finefrock and Miss Grace Gertrude Roberts the charming daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John J. Roberts. The bride and groom are among the most highly esteemed and popular young people of Prospect and the best wishes of their many friends and acquaintances go with them in their lifes journeys. May they long live and prosper and their paths be strewn with roses without a thorn.
Mr. and Mrs. J. J. Roberts, at their home on North Main Street, will, this evening, give a supper and reception to the happy and radiant bride and groom who will for the present continue to reside in Prospect.
Mrs. B. F. Shurz of Marion is the guest of Mr. and Mrs. A. Stiffler.
Charles A. Sauer of Los Angeles, Cal., arrived in Prospect Tuesday to visit his father, Joseph Sauer and brothers, Fred and Louie for a short time.
Will Schooley who has been attending to the business of Wm. R. Lauer during his illness has returned to his home in Toledo, Mr. Lauer having recovered sufficiently to again take charge of his cafe.
Jack Moriarty has been transferred by the Hocking Valley to Columbus as watchman at the South High St. crossing and Marion Danner appointed section boss of the south section of the railroad.
E. Dewitt of Marion was in Prospect on Business this week.
Just take a look at Drakes show window.
Paul Gast who has been attending the Lombard Academy of music at Galesburg Ill under the direction of Prof. E. E. Davis has returned home for the summer.
H. O. Toms was in Columbus Tuesday on business.
The Misses M. Katherine Kirchner and Nellie Lawrence of Marion entertained to supper at the Central Hotel Friday evening, Mrs. F. C. Ambross of Logan O., Mrs. John Warde of New Lexington O., and Miss Norene Scanlon of Kenton O. Mrs., Ambross and Mrs. Warde are prominent in Church and Social Circles of their cities and their society is thoroughly enjoyable and it is hoped that this will not be their last visit to Prospect.
The hay barn of Scott Woodrow at the Hocking Valley yard is progressing rapidly.
Marion friends entertained the Misses Grace and Shirley Roberts Tuesday.
Mr. George Gast and Mrs. G. H. Masters are attending the Moore famiy reunion being held at Ashland O., this week.
Miss Adelaide Milligan is spending a part of her vacation with relatives in Thompson township.
Mrs. T. B. Weaver and daughter, Fannie are visiting relatives at Perrysville O.
The Junior League of the M. E. Church will give an entertainment at the Church will give an entertainment at the Church Friday evening. Admission 10 cents.
Miss Bertha Stephenson of Jamestown O. is the guest of her friend Mrs. Jeanette Walker at the Central Hotel.
Mrs. Neil J. Gast entertained the Embroidery Club Wednesday afternoon. Mrs. Wm. Pettit of Jamestown and Mrs. H. D. Beavers were guests of the Club.
The Sabbath school at Five Point Church will open at nine o'clock, standard time, every Sunday in the future.
Mr. and Mrs. Ferdinand Swinefurth and family were guests of John Reckly and family Sunday.
Mr. Gene Young was in Owens Monday.
Mr. Orra Price and family were the guests of Jesse Kimber and family Sunday.
The Fluer-de-lis Club, numbering about twenty-five are enjoying a picnic and dance at Greenwood Lake today.
Homer Hord of Columbus made a short visit to Prospect on business one day this week.
The local pension agency on next Monday will mail to Mrsr Lucretia Garfield, widow of former President Garfield, and Mrs. Ida McKinley, widow of former President McKinley, check in payment of their pensions. The checks will be for $1,250 each, three months allowance. The Columbus office is the only one, now having widows of Presidents on its list.
Miss Mary Stockwell who graduated this year from the North Baltimore High School is the guest of the Misses Winifred and Theo Gast.
Will W. Byers of Cleveland who has recovered from a serious illness is with his family visiting Mr. and Mrs. T. M. Byers at Delaware.
Harry Rose of Woodland was taken to the infirmary at Marysville Thursday.
B. O. Barton, Superintendent of the North Baltimore schools visited in Prospect this week.
Harry Frank of Delaware was in Prospect Sunday evening, but unfortunately he arrived to late.
J. F. Dodd of Delaware whose wife and daughter lost their lives in the Iroquois fire at Chicago is to start a rest farm near Mt. Vernon for poor children as a memorial to his daughter.
Price Coon manager of the Elevator at Green Camp who was struck in the stomach by a board flying from a buzz saw last Thursday is getting along fine.
E. G. Stockman is attending the G. A. R. Encampment at Washington C. H. this week.
Edwin Keller, aged 85, and a vetran of the Civil war, died at his home in Brush Ridge, Saturday morning. Funeral was held Monday.
Los Angeles, California, went wet Friday, by a large majority.
Mr. and Mrs. J. V. Kennedy, of Cambridge are the guests of relatives in and around Prospect for a few days.
Joe Carpenter, the Radnor blacksmith was in Prospect on business Monday evening.
Dr. Will Pasters and wife of Marion spent a few days this week with Mr. and Mrs. John Pasters.
Mrs. W. M. Pettit, of Jamestown, is visiting her parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. M. Greek.
Jesse S. Kagay, one of Richwood's real estate men, was in Prospect Monday evening and gave the MONITOR a pleasant call.
Mrs. M. Hauck and daughter, Miss Clara were the guests of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Hauck at Shelby over Sunday.
Aaron Stimmell of Los Angeles, Cal., well known in Prospect has purchased a building site on Main St., Delaware, O. and will erect a large business block.
Miss Mary Fleming, after a short visit with her brother, M. E. Fleming and family has returned to her home in Delaware.
Miss Peal Rutter of Delaware was entertained by Prospect friends over Sunday.
J. Fred Gleick of the Delaware Gazette spent Sunday with friends at Prospect.
Mrs. J. A. F. Cellar in Liberty, Delaware County this week to make a pleasant with with relatives and friends.
W. J. Fitts and Charley Hains have purchased three head of pedigreed Durham cattle.
H. D. Beavers sale of colts last Saturday was extremely good. The colts sold at $100 to $217 apeice.
John Merkle aged 62, pioneer butcher of Marion, died Monday morning of cancer, Funeral Thursday afternoon.
Tuesday, June 6 1905, Miss Vena Hughes delightfully entertained the Misses Grace Miller, Margaret Almendinger, Maud Blue of Prospect, Hilda Pritchard of Radnor and Ethel Uncapher of Marion at her beautiful home, northwest of Prospect. A very fine unch was served, after which games and music were enjoyed.
C. D. Crawford, Superintendent fo Green Wood Lake the Delaware pleasure resort was in Prospect on business this
Louis Lauer and family formerly of Radnor have settled at Pomeroy, Garfield Co., Wash.
Through J. W. Hughes, Clarence Herr purchased the property of E. B. Gast this week, the price being $1,100.
John C. Smith and family have moved into their new house, west of town.
Mrs. Fred Gorenflo and Mrs. H. Coleman of Marion were the guests of friends in Prospect Tuesday.
A fine big baby boy was born Tuesday morning to Mr. and Mrs. Will Petty. Banzai to the youngster.
Mr. and Mrs. R. L. Osborn spent Thursday in Delaware the guests of Mr. and Mrs. D. S. Grube.
I have for sale, a boat in first class condition. Price very low. David McPherson.
Miss Edna Pfiffner a popular young lady of Delaware who has many friends in Prospect was united in marriage Wednesday evening at the home of her parents to Mr. Glen M. Crippen a business man of Lima O.
Mrs. Prior Cox entertained at dinner last Friday, Mrs. Eliza Perkins, Mrs. G. W. Powers and Mrs. H. C. Thompson of Delaware, Mrs. Gerhard of Minneapolis and Mrs. Elias Cellar.
John Kline of Shilo O. is visiting his parents and brother in Prospect and vicinity.
Will S. Grube of Columbus was in Prospect on business this week.
Miss Martha Stiffler made a short visit to Marion friends this week.
Charles Akron and wife of Marion were guests Sunday of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Lewis Akron.
Mrs. S. L. Wottring left Monday for Kenton to spend a week with friends.
Next Sunday, at Delaware, Mr. and Mrs. E. R. Ryan prominent citizens of Delaware will celebrate their golden wedding.
Sometime last week a colt belonging to T. B. Smith, while running in pasture by some means unknown, cut its throat so badly that it was killed.
A cloud burst at Bellfontaine and the local heavy rains has caused the Scioto to raise almost to the danger point.
Mrs. David Gast, after spending the winter with relatives in Indiana has returned to her home in Prospect.
H. D. Beaver returned Tuesday morning from New York where he had sold another load of good horses.
Miss Mary Thomas will, this evening, entertain the Queen Esther Circle at her home on E. Park Ave.
Miss Atlanta Young left for Dayton Friday to visit her mother, Mrs. Clara Young and both will return to Prospect next week.
The Junior Epworth League of the M. E. Church Friday will give an entertainment at the church Friday evening at 8 p.m. Ice cream and cake will be served.
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