Tuesday, October 30, 2007

Local News (1924)

Columbia City Evening Post ~ Tuesday, July 29, 1924

Receives Policy. Roscoe Brumbaugh, secretary of the Modern Woodman lodge, has received a check for $1,000 for Mrs. George Dimmick, on the insurance held by Mr. Dimmick, who died recently.

Clarence Eisaman, who was operated on for hernia and tumor at his home several days ago, is able to sit up a short time.

Bernice Woods, little daughter of Mr. and Mrs. George Woods, east of town, who submitted to an operation for appendicitis at the Lutheran hospital, several days ago, is recovering and was brought home Tuesday in the J. A. DeMoney ambulance.

Funeral services for Harry Kirchener, who was killed Sunday when his automobile plunged over an embankment west of town, will be held Wednesday afternoon at 2 o'clock at the home, 2223 Zollinger avenue, Fort Wayne. Burial will be in Lindenwood cemetery.

Roy Metzger, of Thorncreek township, reports that he delivered a fine Jersey bull to Jay Fisher of Milford, Ind., to head Mr. Fisher's herd. The animal was delivered last Saturday. Mr. Fisher is a breeder of Jersey cattle and is having good success.

Joseph Creager, of Washington Center, is in the Lutheran hospital at Fort Wayne, where he is being built up so that he can submit to an operation soon for kidney and bladder trouble.

The Medical Corps met Monday evening for their regular drill. The members talked over preparations for camping at Camp Knox the last two weeks in August.

Mr. and Mrs. Irvin Krider and Mr. and Mrs. Will Krider, of Smith township, left Tuesday for Tipton, to attend the funeral of Dr. Allen S. Nickey, Wednesday.

Ralph Helfrich will resume his position at the postoffice Wednesday after a five day vacation.

Charles Aker, who is at the Lutheran hospital, is considerably improved and is able to be out a short time each day.

Marion Mayberry has resumed his position at the Rhoton Five and Ten Cent store, after spending a vacation at Coldwater and Marshall and other points in Michigan.

The paving on Chicago street is progressing nicely. About a couple of blocks, or more, of concrete are in and it will not be long until this is all completed. The contractors commenced laying concrete at Main street and are moving toward the east end.

Mrs. Fred Clark, who recently broke her right arm just below the shoulder and dislocated her right shoulder, is getting along very well. She was assisting in scrubbing the basement of the Baptist church and the water on the cement floor caused her to take a fearful fall, with the disastrous results described above.

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