Amherst News-Times, 1923-06-07
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r 'AT' - — -•^ffj N THE AMHERST NEWS-TIMES VOL. V. NO. *. ISSUED THURSDAY AMHBRST, OHIO, THURSDAY, JUNE 7, 1B?3. / Subscription Prloe, $1.00 psr Yaar "Sandatorv* Santsr of ths World." TWENTY-EIGHT GIVEN DIPLOMAS AT THIRTY- ! SIXTH COMMENCEMENT Which Way is the Wind Blowing? LARGEST CLASS IN SCHOOL HISTORY. I. T. HEADLAND OP MT. UNION COLLEGE, ALLIANCE, DELIVER ADDRESS. The ilass of 1923. twenty-eight in number, received their diplomas at the thirty-sixth annual Commence- * ment exercises held at the town hall last nlsht. Despite the weather and the absence of electric lights, the auditorium was filled to capacity. The musical selections given by member.* of the class were well received and showed a great deal of talent and ability. Miss Alice Lersch's address on "A New 'Era In Journalism" was appropriate to the time and explained clearly, the good and bad effects of the newspapers of today. The choice of polqts were carefully selected and the address on the whole was well delivered. I. T. Headland, of Mount Union College at Alliance, O., delivered the address of the evening on "The Making of a Man". "The Making ot a man", stated Or. Headland, "depends upon the development of his physical, Intellectual, moral, and religious powers and without all four being developed, the man Is unpractical." He further stated that, "what you do, when you have noting to do, will determine what your life's work will be and with what success you will meet it, more than anything else 1n the world." Mr. Headland used several good examples in bringing out his polnte, which added to the interest of his lecture. Miss Doris Merthe, president of the class of 1911, presented the class to Supt. F. R. Powers, who in return presented the class to Mr. W. O. Nord, president of the Amherst board of education. The distribution ot the diplomas by Mr. Nord concluded the evening's exercises. CLERK Of COURTS WARNS AUTO OWNERS OF ATWOOO LAW LAW PROVIDES THAT OWNERS OP AUTOS PURCHASED BEPORE AUGUST 17, 1*21 ARE REQUIRED TO PILE STATEMENT IMMEDIATELY. In a letter from C. M. Williams. Clerk of Courts of Lorain County, to all auto dealers and a great many auto owners In the county, Is explained the Atwood Law, which became effective August 17, 1911. The law provides that all owners of automobiles, purchased before August 17, 1931, afe required to file with are dark of courts a sworn, statement of ownership in duplicate and that when title to a motor vehicle, either new or used, passes from one person to another, the seller must give the buyer a bill of sale In duplicate and the buyer file the same with the clerk within three days thereafter. The penalty for the failure to comply with thla law la heavy and In some cases a Jail sentence may be Imposed. This law haa been carlessly observed since its passing, on the part of the owner and dealer and the clerk's letter Is for the purpose of Informing these negligent owner and dealers that the law must be strictly carried out. The clerk's ofllce In lElyria has been lenient In the past regarding the filing of necessary papers and In Issuing this warning do not want to Inflict hardships upon dealers or owners, but the Atwood Law la for their protection aad should have their support. LORAIN QIRLS TO PRESENT PLAY HERE JU IE 15. The Queen Esther Olr's of the Kirs' Methodist church of Lorain will present a play entitled "Rainbow Siclety" at the town hull on Ki 1 lay evening, June 15. The play Is given under the auspices of the Young peoples society o( the MethodistCoiiKregutional church. A short time ago, a play was given unilit the auspices of live You.ig peopled society and payed to a good house. The members of the society hope for a continued support.from the people of Ainher.o. CLASS 0F1922 AND ALUMNI MEET 10- I INVITATIONS SENT TO 500 MEMBERS—GRADUATING CLA8S TO BE HONORED GUE8T8. ' On tomorrow night, June 8, several hundred of the members of the Amherst Alumni association will foregather at the Redington hall for the thirty-fourth annual meeting of the association. This association, rounding out more than thirey years of activities numbers among its members many ot Amherst's best known sons and daughters who have become parents and grandparents since their enrollment In Its lists, and many leaders In - the professional and commercial life of the state and nation. The memories of Its members hold rich' stores of the historical lore of Amherst and vicinity, as many of them have participated In'the civic sntf social life of the town since the time Its Inhabitants have been able to support a high school. The association meetings have for many years followed certain precedents long ago established, and this years' meeting will not differ from those of fprmer years. There will be the welcoming of the Incoming graduating class, followed by a response from a member ot the class. More or less business of interest to all members will be transacted by the association. (Continued on back page.) pnnwp" "i.^ Reserve MUWsiSil •aatstr SPEED OFFICER T LORAIN COUNTY MAN LEADS SALES CONTEST 1 >\. .'!. BgUer, niami er of the Clark .•";; , l.ira'n and president of the Lorain Lions c'nii la lending all (lie 10'!-.on Phonograph salesmen In a .M . aid ■ eoftti f . This con- eal ' ii til April It!, anil will continue until A'lguBt .11. 1923. it in i "ft a inly a record, JAMIS DAILY OF MILAN AVENUE WILL TAKE UP DUTIES THIS WEEK that ipsaki f 11 : > h's "<•< ll'ti '.f the mate be- suse of the prosperous condition of I.e. !.. of this county. Mr. Snuer wishes lo thank the ..■•'.■' folks of ■I •.•• snd vici!fy for tha. cooperation already given in this eon- . a?, ' hopes fo: the continued as- Lo ■ tay In the lead until the 'C.iteU c'oses. PIONEER RESIDENT DIES WEDNESDAY John' Nledtng died yesterday morning at his home on the North Ridge road shortly after nine o'clock, following an illness of several weeks duration. The deceased was 73 years ot age and the greater part of his life was spent in Amherst and vicinity. He is, survived by hla widow, one daughter, Miss Margaret Nledtng, who Is librarian at the local library, aifd one, son, Carl Nieding. Funeral services will be conducted from the late home tomorrow afternoon at two o'clock. BEAVER PARK ADDS MORE EQUIPMENT Several new boats and canoes were added to the equipment ot Beaver park yesterday according to a report of J. J. Smythe. This now make the number of boats available for campers and visitors thirty, and six canoes. The warm weather has attracetd many people to the park in the past week, and the management is planning tor a summer of big activities. NO TIME EXTENSION FOR PAYMENT OF TAXE8 THIS YEAR a. Qi Menz, cashier of the Amherst Saving:- and Banking company, announced today that the County Treasurer at Elyrla had notified htm that there would be no extension of time for the payment of taxes this month. The tax window at the bank will close on June 20, according to Mr. Mens. Rev. V. EJ. Eastman delivered an address to the members of the Lorain County Fish and Oame association at Wellington Tuesday night. ENUMERATION SHOWS 997 CHILDREN OF SCHOOL AGE According to a reornt enumeration of children between the ages of fi and 18 years, taken by J. B. Avery, clerk of the hoard of education, the number totals nearly the one thousand mark, there being 997 students in the Amherst school district to attend the next year. Of this number 528 are boys and 369 are girls. "This is the largest number of stud- dents ever enumerated, stated Mr. Avery. Mrs.'R. L. Petty and Mrs. Frank Mlschka spent this afternoon In Elyria Yesterday morning, a dan] was closed by which H. C. Frederick und O'. J. Frederick becamu sole owners of the J. H. Frederick and Sons Hardware company. „ The history of the business dates back some thirty-seven years when a store was opened on South Main street In the building now owned by A. H. Tolhurst at the corner of Beaver r court. The business wus conducted there until Its removal to the present location on Park avenue, In 1S0O. The new owners joined their father In the business in 1913. Several years previous to the forin- lg /of the company the now owners worked until they learned the business then about ten years ago took p share in the business. The policy of the store will not he changed In the least and will continue to do business aloug the same line as heretofore, as stuted by one of the new owners. The business will be operated under the name of Frederick Brothers Hardware company. BUSINESS PULSE IS STEADIER SAYS BUS- • INESS REVIEW A WELL DEVELOPED SPIRIT' OF CONSERVATION IS NOW EVIDENT WHICH TO U3 IS REASSURING At. a r igolar m'e'.liig if the council In the I i". n lu!' TttesdSi night. James Dally f Milan avc.iue was hired for ■ i cop In A oner t this summer. r I b.i • be i one the town's ires rn mac • • si r| ihe council In hiring a mM ta took after this matter f el that they are making the res- ' • ' '' safo;y sssured. to a■: Interview with Mayor J. J. Hy ! I tills mornlRg, he stated that Mr Dally hail not at yet gone on duty I but lh.it BS would before the end of I the week. The speed limit In the built up see- j tlon of the village according to an | ordinance passed by the council a Ifow yeat-B ago. was set at ilfteen miles j per hour ami In the less built up part of the town, the twenty mile limit Is to prevail. Mi. Smythe pointed out the fact thut this ordinance has not been enforced to its full extent in the past but Is sure that It will from now on. He also wishes to Issue a warning to all drivers, especially delivery boys and others, that the ordinance will be enforced and the penalty for violating the same will be exercised to its full extent. August Brandt attended the commencement exercises of the Lorain High School at Lorain lust night. The following is an extract from the "Monthly Business Review," published by the Kedera' Reserve Hank of Cleveland The bitsines>s pulse is steadier— not weaker—as a result of the discriminating uttitude which tho people are adopting A well developed spirit of conservation is now evident which to us Is reassuring This is un indication that a ojmtlnuution or sound prosperity Is preferred to the "boom" variety which is frequently deceptive in Its impetus One ot the/principal reasons for this discriminating attitude is thut production In various lines has risen somewhat over consumption; or at least it is working a little ahead of the volume of business transactions. Restricted buying sometimes indicates less consumption than is actually going on Again, most business men do not want iml.isiry to truvel so fast that it will become travel-worn. The Btone bruises of the pust have been fairly well cured, but the memory of them (Continued oti hack puge) ILLUMINATION NI6HT AT OBERLIN JUNE 19 .o&^MftM ■:. \ 'ft >:,* Kseu dAssosriceuo Story e. The Light of Water. Stars By Zone Grey I'AD THS SECOND INSTAULMS IN THB NEWS-TIMES THIS WEEK Oberlin's Illumination night prade, the feature of ulumnl day, will be the most spectui ular In years. It will contain tlie usual series of floats, a sixty piece band furnished by the class of 1913 und will close with singing on the p'.uza lu front ot the chapel. The bleachers will be set up this year on the west side of Professor street ■0 us to leuve the entire square an- disturbed. At 8 o'clock on tbe evening of June P.i, the Hpeetacular event which brings I'i.immi visitors annually Into Oberlin will begin with the presidents reception in tbe Allen Art Building. By 9 o'clock the campus will be a fairy land of Japanese lanterns surrounded by buildings glowing under indirect lighting. The reunion classes this year are remarkable for their class spirit and already spectacular floats and costumes have been planned. In the fore part of the day the ela.ses will meet ut 9:16 In full regalia of costumes und distlnctUbns for their Mill annual meeting. Foi- owl.ig thin the alumni executive com- mlttea and council will discuss the policial of the alumni organisation. At Die noon hour the reunion classes wi'l have their dinner and plsn tor the evening tun. In the urrangemenis for the various class reunious a new plan Is to bu tried which may be used hereafter Wltb the Joint reunions of 1903 and '01 the classes of 1901 and 1:102 are Invited to Join, thus having a reunion of un satin student generation of 20 years ago. .Mrs. 1'. K. Mcliurvcy Is spending several dnys in New York. f$$M^m i<y>- - i 3 ))/ - ,v% - ft .' to / «fc \ '£?• ■: U' t \ i 1 - t * | i J-- >■ Hal ■■'*• . .^—x , t , ;V f I ■V 1 l V1 '•s,\ .-,< ,V »il ' 'I V I Top Row:—Nellie Marti. Margaret Newsbery, Doris Merthe, Alice Lersch, Bearl Plato. Second Row:— Keunoth Tolhurst, Leroy Neumelster, Dwyer Lelmbach, Nelson Ludwlg, Edward Murray, Dorotha Hearn, Florence Ulrlch, Dorothy Lapp, Beatrice Delbridge. Fourth Row:—Walter Llnehos, Walter Wllford, Hurold Kruuse, John Rich, Frank Pandy, Mabelle Norton rence Brucker, Agnes Lahlff, Alice Young, Orace Walker, Nellie Mathes. Menz. Third Row:—Jennie Fifth Row:—Mary O'Nell, Flo BmWi *- -I I / "
|Title||Amherst News-Times, 1923-06-07|
|Date of Original||07-JUN-1923|
|Submitting Institution||Ohio Historical Society|
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