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B. AHRNS changed his residence Tuesday, and now occupies a part of the Mrs. Bornhorst cottage west of the Home Light Print Store. [Source: "Minster Home Light," Minster, OH, Sept. 8, 1888; tr. by GT Transcription Team]

Mrs. Mary BACHMAN and daughter who had been at Cincinnati, for some time, returned home Monday in response to a telegram announcing the serious illness of Mrs. Bachman's son, Bernard, who died before their arrival. [Source: "Minster Home Light," (Minster, OH)Oct. 6, 1888; tr. by GT Transcription Team]

Mrs. Adam BACKMANN and daughter went to Cincinnati Monday, for a two weeks visit with relatives. [Source: "Minster Home Light," Minster, OH, Sept. 8, 1888; tr. by GT Transcription Team]

Jesse F. BLOUNT, formerly of Fort Wayne, Indiana, and late of the C. & A. Railroad, is now brakeman on the L. E. & W. passenger between Minster and Lima, Ohio, with headquarters at this place. [Source: "Minster Home Light," (Minster, OH)Oct. 6, 1888; tr. by GT Transcription Team]

Mesdames B. BORNHORST and Anton BRANDEWIE and children visited friends at St. Marys, a few hours Monday. [Source: "Minster Home Light," (Minster, OH), Oct. 13, 1888; tr. by GT Transcription Team]


Henry BORNHORST, a farmer of near St. Marys, visited here Thursday, the guest of his brother, B. Bornhorst. [Source: "Minster Home Light," (Minster, OH), Oct. 13, 1888; tr. by GT Transcription Team]

John BUDDE, of Lima, Ohio, tinner, visited here over Sunday, and returned home Monday. [Source: "Minster Home Light," Minster, OH, Sept. 8, 1888; tr. by GT Transcription Team]

William BUDDE, Louis VALLO and Gustave MOOREMAN returned home from Cincinnati, Wednesday. [Source: "Minster Home Light," (Minster, OH)Oct. 6, 1888; tr. by GT Transcription Team]

Misses Olga BUSS and Matilda SCHWABEROW, returned home from a few weeks' visit in Cincinnati, a few days since. [Source: "Minster Home Light," Minster, OH, Sept. 8, 1888; tr. by GT Transcription Team]

New Hampshire - Mr. and Mrs. Harry CORDREY and daughters, Florence and Betty Jane spent Saturday and Sunday with their parents in Dayton, Mr. and Mrs. KUSSMAN and family.
[Lima News, November 2, 1930]

J. B. CUNNINGHAM will remove to Union City, Indiana, sometime during the present month. [Source: "Minster Home Light," Minster, OH, Sept. 8, 1888; tr. by GT Transcription Team]

Mrs. J. B. CUNNINGHAM went to Newport, Kentucky, Saturday, to attend the funeral of a relative at that place. [Source: "Minster Home Light," Minster, OH, Sept. 8, 1888; tr. by GT Transcription Team]


Matthias DENWEG, of St. Henrys, Ohio, visited in town Sunday, the guest of C. D. Denweg and family. [Source: "Minster Home Light," (Minster, OH)Oct. 6, 1888; tr. by GT Transcription Team]

C. H. DICKMAN, of Montrose, Missouri, visited here Thursday. He visited the Cincinnati Expo. Mr. Dickman is a produce merchant at Montrose. [Source: "Minster Home Light," (Minster, OH), Oct. 13, 1888; tr. by GT Transcription Team]


Wapakoneta - Mr. and Mrs. Floyd DUNNING of Florida are spending a few days in this city, guests of Mrs. John KROGMAN, Van Horn street.
[Lima News, November 2, 1930]

Prof. EINSTEIN, the Cincinnati optician, arrived here yesterday and will remain in town for a few weeks. [Source: "Minster Home Light," (Minster, OH), Oct. 13, 1888; tr. by GT Transcription Team]

New Hampshire - Mr. and Mrs. E. J. EMRICK of near Wapakoneta, Mr. and Mrs. Jack THRUSH and son Jackie of Degraff and Ernest ROSE of Hollywood, California were Sunday p.m. callers at the home of Alph CHILES.
[Lima News, November 2, 1930]

Mr. FLECK, of New Bremen, was in town on business, Wednesday. [Source: "Minster Home Light," (Minster, OH)Oct. 6, 1888; tr. by GT Transcription Team]

John FRECKS removed his residence across the street Wednesday, and now occupies a part of Joseph Decker's house. [Source: "Minster Home Light," Minster, OH, Sept. 8, 1888; tr. by GT Transcription Team]

Bernard FRILLING, a farmer of near Berlin, Ohio, was in town yesterday and gave us a patronizing call. [Source: "Minster Home Light," (Minster, OH), Oct. 13, 1888; tr. by GT Transcription Team]

New Hampshire - Mr. and Mrs. Harvey GAGE of Lima called Sunday on Mr. and Mrs. Arthur BISHOP.
[Lima News, November 2, 1930]

Joseph GOEHR, of Piqua, Ohio, has been visiting friends here since Tuesday, and will return home Monday. He is employed at that place in a furniture factory. [Source: "Minster Home Light," (Minster, OH), Oct. 13, 1888; tr. by GT Transcription Team]

Mathias GOEKE will shortly move into the residence property lately purchased on Frankfort street. [Source: "Minster Home Light," (Minster, OH)Oct. 6, 1888; tr. by GT Transcription Team]

Fred GREBER has completed his St. Marys gallery, and is ready for business. He will open another one in Minster, next spring. [Source: "Minster Home Light," Minster, OH, Sept. 8, 1888; tr. by GT Transcription Team]

Henry GROTHOUS, of New Bremen, was in town Wednesday. [Source: "Minster Home Light," Minster, OH, Sept. 8, 1888; tr. by GT Transcription Team]

Miss Mary HAAS returned from Piqua, Monday, and will remain here. [Source: "Minster Home Light," Minster, OH, Sept. 8, 1888; tr. by GT Transcription Team]

New Hampshire - Mr. and Mrs. Martin HAGGARD and son Clarence, spent Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. Carl WOOD and daughter Marilyn, of Lima.[Lima News, November 2, 1930]

Will HEISER and Frank ALTENBAUGH, of Sidney, Ohio, accompanied by several young ladies, visited here last Sunday, the guests of John Kramer. [Source: "Minster Home Light," (Minster, OH), Oct. 13, 1888; tr. by GT Transcription Team]


Misses Caroline and Louisa HOOVER, of Lima, Ohio, are the guests of Miss Lizze Depweg, this city. [Source: "Minster Home Light," Minster, OH, Sept. 8, 1888; tr. by GT Transcription Team]

Wapakoneta - Miss Cameo HURLBURT left Monday afternoon for Kenton, where she will be the house guest for several days of Miss Frances HARBISON.
[Lima News, November 2, 1930]

B. KAISER commenced operating his sorghum factory Monday morning. [Source: "Minster Home Light," Minster, OH, Sept. 8, 1888; tr. by GT Transcription Team]

Miss Mary KUHLMAN left for Columbus, yesterday. [Source: "Minster Home Light," Minster, OH, Sept. 8, 1888; tr. by GT Transcription Team]

Miss Bertha LAUFERSWEILER left Sunday, for her home at Fort Dodge, Iowa. [Source: "Minster Home Light," (Minster, OH)Oct. 6, 1888; tr. by GT Transcription Team]

Charles LAUFERSWEILER took William and Theresa Laufersweiler to Anna Station, Monday, the latter having left for their home at Columbus, Ohio. [Source: "Minster Home Light," (Minster, OH)Oct. 6, 1888; tr. by GT Transcription Team]

Miss Denie LAUFERSWEILER returned to her situation at Sidney, Ohio, last Saturday, accompanied by Miss Josie Busch. [Source: "Minster Home Light," (Minster, OH)Oct. 6, 1888; tr. by GT Transcription Team]

Thursday in company with a party from this place, among whom were Mayor LAUFERSWEILER, Frank NABER, Joseph H. WOEHRMEYER, Miss GOEKE, Miss FORTMAN, Peter LAUFERSWEILER, et. al., we had the pleasure of taking passage in Naber Bros. carriage, bound for the Wapakoneta fair. Upon our arrival there we found every place swarming with immense throngs of jovial spectators taking in the grand exhibition; each one with his mouth, ears and eyes open, as if all were determined to do their level best and allow nothing to pass by unseen or unheard. The man did not come down with the parachute, and later in the evening upon inquiry we were told that the reason was because he did not go up; and then we all quit looking for him. [Source: "Minster Home Light," (Minster, OH)Oct. 6, 1888; tr. by GT Transcription Team]


Peter LAUFERSWEILER returned to his home at Columbus yesterday. [Source: "Minster Home Light," (Minster, OH)Oct. 6, 1888; tr. by GT Transcription Team]

New Hampshire - Mr. and Mrs. Ernst LINDERMUTH and children and Mrs. Adam LINDERMUTH called Sunday on Mrs. Frank BISHOP.
[Lima News, November 2, 1930]

New Hampshire - Mr. and Mrs. Guy McKINNEY spent Saturday night and Sunday with relatives in Lima.
[Lima News, November 2, 1930]

MEILY of Lima, a representative of the Mercer Gas and Fuel Co., and was in town the first of the week, on business with the Minster Gas and Fuel Company. [Source: "Minster Home Light," Minster, OH, Sept. 8, 1888; tr. by GT Transcription Team]

John MEYER returned to Carthageia seminary Wednesday morning. [Source: "Minster Home Light," Minster, OH, Sept. 8, 1888; tr. by GT Transcription Team]

Louis MEYER bought the Berting residence property last Monday for $685, and J. H. Busse the adjoining lot for $72. [Source: "Minster Home Light," (Minster, OH), Oct. 13, 1888; tr. by GT Transcription Team]

J.F.E. MILLER took a flying soliciting trip to County seat a few days since, but expects to report for duty Monday morning. [Source: "Minster Home Light," Minster, OH, Sept. 8, 1888; tr. by GT Transcription Team]

Mr. and Mrs. L. J. MILLER and son, of Bluffton, Ohio, were the guests of J. G. Hesser and wife, Sunday. [Source: "Minster Home Light," Minster, OH, Sept. 8, 1888; tr. by GT Transcription Team]

NABOR Brothers were white-washing their livery barn interiorly. [Source: "Minster Home Light," Minster, OH, Sept. 8, 1888; tr. by GT Transcription Team]

Wapakoneta - Members of the J.B., club were entertained Thursday afternoon in the country home of Mrs. Jacob MOELL, south of the city.[Lima News, November 2, 1930]

Rev. C. NISCH went to Cincinnati, Sunday, to visit the Exposition. [Source: "Minster Home Light," Minster, OH, Sept. 8, 1888; tr. by GT Transcription Team]

Mrs. Seraphine ORTMANN, residing one-fourth mile north of town, will offer at public auction, on Tuesday, the 18th inst., a lot of personal property. Sale will commence at 1 o'clock, p.m. [Source: "Minster Home Light," Minster, OH, Sept. 8, 1888; tr. by GT Transcription Team]

Miss Sofa PIENING went to Sidney, Ohio, Thursday morning, at which place she is employed. [Source: "Minster Home Light," (Minster, OH), Oct. 13, 1888; tr. by GT Transcription Team]

J. H. RATTINGHAUS, of Berlin, Ohio, was in town on business Wednesday, and gave this office a patronizing call. [Source: "Minster Home Light," Minster, OH, Sept. 8, 1888; tr. by GT Transcription Team]

A Mr. RECKHART passed through here Monday with a herd of Texas ponies. [Source: "Minster Home Light," Minster, OH, Sept. 8, 1888; tr. by GT Transcription Team]

Wapakoneta - Mrs. Albert F. SCHNEIDER opened her home on Silver street, to members of the F.E. Card club Monday evening. In the games of "500" three prizes were awarded. The first favor was presented Mrs. Joe HARSHBARGER, the second, Mrs. Dewey SCHNELL and the third, Mrs. Earl GLEAVES. The hostess served her guests a danitily appointed salad course.
[Lima News, November 2, 1930]

Joseph STACHSCHULTE, of Ottawa, Ohio, is in town visiting relatives. [Source: "Minster Home Light," Minster, OH, Sept. 8, 1888; tr. by GT Transcription Team]

John H. STEINEMANN is burning his last kiln of brick for this season, making two in all. [Source: "Minster Home Light," (Minster, OH)Oct. 6, 1888; tr. by GT Transcription Team]

Jacob and Barney VANDERHORST completed the plastering of B. Bornhorst's new residence, Tuesday. [Source: "Minster Home Light," (Minster, OH)Oct. 6, 1888; tr. by GT Transcription Team]

John VAN ERP is the first citizen of the town to build a privy in accordance with the Board of Health. Many more should do likewise.  [Source: "Minster Home Light," Minster, OH, Sept. 8, 1888; tr. by GT Transcription Team]

Mrs. Annie VONDERHORST returned Tuesday from a two months' visit at Cincinnati. [Source: "Minster Home Light," (Minster, OH)Oct. 6, 1888; tr. by GT Transcription Team]

New Hampshire - Mrs. A.O. WAGSTAFF and Mrs. Neville WAGSTAFF motored Friday to Toledo.
[Lima News, November 2, 1930]

New Hampshire - Mr. and Mrs. Verne WALLACE and daughter Lucille, of Lima called Sunday on Mr. and Mrs. C.W. WALLACE.
[Lima News, November 2, 1930]

Mrs. Mary WARD visited her children who are in the convent at New Riegel, Seneca County [Source: "Minster Home Light," (Minster, OH)Oct. 6, 1888; tr. by GT Transcription Team]


Frank WEBER, traveling salesman for Moemke & Johnson, Cincinnati, was here the first of the week calling on our merchants. [Source: "Minster Home Light," (Minster, OH), Oct. 13, 1888; tr. by GT Transcription Team]


William WENDELN was at New Bremen, Wednesday, on business. [Source: "Minster Home Light," (Minster, OH), Oct. 13, 1888; tr. by GT Transcription Team]

New Hampshire - Mr. and Mrs. Will WHITE of Springfield, Miss Addie McADAMS of Washington, C.H., spent Sunday with W.A. McADAMS and family.
[Lima News, November 2, 1930]

Joseph H. WOEHRMEYER was at Cleveland, Ohio, on business two days the first of the week. He will act as agent for a book publishing firm of that place, his territory being Western Ohio. [Source: "Minster Home Light," (Minster, OH)Oct. 6, 1888; tr. by GT Transcription Team]


Rev. Dr. ZERBY, professor of Hebrew at Heipelburg College, Tiffin, Ohio, has been chosen President of the institution. [Source: "Minster Home Light," (Minster, OH), Oct. 13, 1888; tr. by GT Transcription Team]


 
Ye editor and wife and daughter Hazel made a short business visit to New Bremen, Tuesday. [Source: "Minster Home Light," (Minster, OH)Oct. 6, 1888; tr. by GT Transcription Team]
 



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