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125th anniversary edition the amherst news-times week 1 i sept.24-25-26-2t.iw if vol. xxi number 37 friday, september 22, . 1939 sandstone center of world former residents begin trek back to old spring author poem quenching their thirst billy bruce, jr., pictured as he seeks inspiration for a poem, is on which appears below and has been officially adopted by home committee. son mr. mrs. wm. lincoln street. nature's gift william jr. historical site creek winds upon its way till it finds place lake, at end day. ,.,. 'tis stream silvery water flowing from side hill. amherst's lovely where life began trill. settlers built here there shelter they cleared forest away. with ring axes helter, skelter was opened new pathway. this town developed help natural we can thank our heavenly father that gave us such wonderful thing. now sit think tasks those pioneers had ought be glad pitch in improvements community add. many names, familar 1900 still prominent village names just before turn century are recalled while leafing through an atlas lorain-co published 1896. atlas, complete maps all townships, also gives bn"pf sketches leading men county. well represented book among mentioned short descriptions attached them are: j. b. avery, popular progressive jeweler. avery revealed first handle bicycles when sketch altas. a. baker, wide-awake clothier tailor. two years after baker came here, find larger quarters his own building occupied w. menz plumbing shop gringal's ladies' store. john g. baus son, dealers exclusively boots shoes. bodmann, one enterprising young amherst. h. bodmann held business north brown moeblus ever since "vulcan, god war, expected forge armor great grecian warrior, blacksmith stood good repute. thus above named firm. fey -widely known firm furniture undertaking youngest firms fredorick, hardware business. daniel freese oldest clothiers established regular clothing store 1871. o. m. gleissner rising men. harness ibuslness. f. griffin, prosperous agriculturist am-herst-twp. 1893 elect ed county commissioner then renominated acclamation. albert k. jenne farmers gardeners amherst-twp. kendelgh beesing, flour feed. feed grinding spec-ialy. c. koepke energetic man branched out 189g opening e. lewis best stock george mohr, class contractor builder. mem-her council. monger, largest edward hasting nicholl, visitors arriving four day festival already beginning arrive big celebration will get underway sunday. course peak influx sunday, who full time. hundreds nearby towns or easy driving distance different times, some three days others only single part well-planned program. tle nev.s-times cameraman's daught couldn't resist chance drink cool, spnng taking pict ire if. thousands people have slopped same manner refreshed ime 'ontr established. slogan thirty ago "sandstone cent er world" frequently celebrates her birthday. proud boast nearly years. although thought might appear south moro entitled than amherst, another shows literally true case deepest quarries located wo really heart district. along ridge, kolbe-rd, clough brownhelm quarries, addition scattered there. 0. ii. iiaker recognize tact play up. 'back 1910 placed letterheads envelopes. tho catch phrase gradually caught until universally adopted. blazes sign park passing may see it. during celebration, seen fame am lierst spread further afield. route delicious view invitations affair were sent over country. frlendo special requests hero festival. cooperated invitition committee prepared long list residents. missed, 'because did not secure name. made countless appeals public therefore because friends failed names. sunday these together relatives, neighbors recall "good days". church services scheduled morning evening but afternoon left free visiting. ideal time tour around changes recent bo seen. beauty streets private gardens real treat effort drive walk residential sections. urged register log cabin square so record attending kept. planning stay more nights lodging places file local room accommodate report charge. make work housing easier done. everything readiness. llist minute pro-pared greet guests next few days. your brightest smile welcome guests. birthday party ready start. song, "stairway stars" steps lead refreshing minutes relaxation beautiful park. nicholl druggist. joseph r. miller, enterprising, farmer. nelsen principal stone cutters masons village, oehl, efficient obligiug clerk village. owns drug milliner parker, insurance. (continued page four) taken centennial 1914. background completed quite difference between picture today. eagles growing rapidly boasting finest aerie state entire united states, forging ahead active organizations 400 members. membership steadily 50 members initiated year. plenty recreation facilities provided homo entertaln-'ment always something interesting doing social line. present officers don fullmer, president; becker, vice-president; henry powers supt. 21 high school hlb-tory teacher athletic coach. year 1913-14. following returned 1918 superintendent since. miss marlon steele 1910. other teachers records servico margaret rice kathryn murray, raesler, secretary; moeblus, treasurer; gerald chaplain; arthur beregeszazy, con ductor; charles sabiers, inside guard; bon schaeffer outside paul mori, matt lawless v. nalley, trustees. monument honors war heroes group played partake festivities week. fellows mherst battlefields franca fight ones paid supreme sacrifice, giving lives sake won't back, comrades mado trip ibe forgotten. constantly reminding sacrifice monu ment erected hall yard fraternal order eagles. monument, depicting huge eagle, symbol ot states order, dedicated juno, 1924. bronze plaque inscribed of: elmer anderson, julius blum, decker, homer duter, grab-er, david hill, holle, johnson, melvin matson, walter plppert, ralph powers, hugh schubert, frank wesdecb.-er, wllker, herb wytten-bach zona. shupo brought carpenter him, industry -was saw mill, banks beaver creek.
|Title||Amherst News-Times, 1939-09-22, 125th Anniversary Edition 2|
|Description||125th Anniversary Edition 2|
|Date of Original||1939-09-22|
|Source||LCCN: sn84028333, Amherst News-Times, 1939-09-22, 125th Anniversary Edition 2 21 37|
|Submitting Institution||Amherst Public Library|
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