Saturday, May 5, 2007

Local News - June 17, 1910

Columbia City Commercial Mail ~ Friday, June 17, 1910

Yeggs Loot Yontz Jewelry Store of $1275
Guy Yontz of this city is in receipt of a copy of the Arizona Journal-Miner, of Prescott with an account of the looting of the jewelry store of his brother Ralph E. Yontz at Kingman, Ariz. the robbery was one of the boldest in ten years there. The entrance was made Wednesday night June 8th between 8 and 9 o'clock while Mr. Yontz and family were at a show. Fifty repair watches and a tray of rings of total value of $1,275 were taken. The pocket book of Mrs. Yontz containing a large sum was overlooked. There is no clue.

Will Take Advanced Course in Chemistry
Arthur B. Carter, who during the past year has been an instructor in chemistry at Purdue University has resigned his position and next Saturday will leave for Chicago to enter Chicago University to take an advanced course in chemistry. He expects to be in the university all summer and fall and upon completing the course will go into the manufacturing end of pharmaceutical chemicals. Mr. Carter has proven himself a master of his subject and realizes the commercial end of chemistry is much more profitable than teaching the science and is showing his foresight in taking up that work.

Nameless Club Surprises Mrs. Yontz
The Nameless, erstwhile Grandmothers, club entertained their husbands at a delicious supper at the home of Mr. and Mrs. S. F. Yontz in east Jackson street Monday evening. The day was Mrs. Yontz' birthday anniversary, and the family had motored to Fort Wayne. When the Yontz' returned Mrs. Yontz was forced to admit she had been surprised. Twenty-seven persons were present and had a delightful evening with music and in general pleasure. Out-of-town guests were Mrs. Edith Irvin of Chicago and Mrs. A. R. Beck of Rockford, Ill.

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