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Evening Independent (Newspaper) - January 25, 1915, Massillon, Ohio Weather Snow and colder tonight and tuesday last 322 mass Exon Ohio monday january 25 1913 5 Price one cent British warship sunk with German sea Battle sunday reported Berlin claims Britain lost ship in conflict which Cost Many lives foe retreated both sides say British make no mention in statements of hav ing lost a say their boats were steaming along when ish were guarding coast against another attack by associated Berlin Jan German official statement on the North sea Battle says four of their cruisers and two flotillas of torpedo boats engaged a British detachment of five Battle cruisers several smaller ones and 26 torpedo boats that their Blucher and one British Cruiser were sunk the British retreating after three hours fight which occurred 70 Miles West Northwest of Heligoland All the other German ships returned to port Berlin via Jan official announcement of the North sea naval engagement Given out in Berlin today says during the Advance our armoured cruisers Seydlitz Der Finger Moltke and Blecher which with four smaller cruisers and two flotillas of torpedo boats were steaming in the North sea these vessels be came engage with a British detachment five Battle cruisers Sev eral smaller cruisers and 26 torpedo boat destroyers the enemy discontinued the engagement after three hours at a Point 70 Miles West Northwest of Heligoland and retreated Accord ing to information available one British Battle Cruiser and one of our armoured cruisers the bleacher were sunk All the other German ships returned to port Massillon couple today celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary or and mrs Daniel Hemperly surrounded by family and friends observe Nota ble occasion a t Home or and mrs Daniel Hemperly Are today informally receiving their friends and neighbors at their Resi Dence in South Lincoln Avenue in Honor of their sixtieth wedding anniversary to formal invitations were issued but so noteworthy an anniversary could not pass without Celebration and with the gathering Here of members of family from out of town people at Home became deeply interested fiftieth wedding anniversaries Are Sime tunes celebrated sixtieth anniversaries Seldom today the Hemperly residence is filled with Beautiful Flowers and the distinguished Bride and Groom of january 25 1s55 surrounded by thur children Are read ing a Bushel of letters and telegrams and recalling Happy memories of the past and enjoying the present with a nost of friends the informal recep Tion will continue this evening or and mrs Hemperly were mar ried at silo cottage fire Miles West of Massillon mrs Hemperly being the daughter of the late Rev John Ham Ilton second pastor of Trinity Luth eran Church Canton they lived for thirty years in a substantial Brick residence still standing in West Brook held the past thirty years have been spent in their present residence in South Lincoln Avenue Corner of Charles Street five people Are living who were present at the wedding 60 years ago they Are l d Hamil ton of Browning j m Hamilton of Humphrey mrs Mary Fry Berger of Goshen mrs Loviza Baer of East Greenville end mrs Joseph Kaley of this City the last named having been a bridesmaid at the wedding mrs Hemperly today wears a quaint mosaic and Gold brooch and carries an embroidered handkerchief gifts of the Groom sixty years ago or Hemperly was an Active Mem Ber of the Massillon Board of Trade for Many years and continues to be interested and a touch with the Bride of 60 years ago wears gifts of Groom upon wedding Day have lived in Massillon Many years growth or Massison through its Vari Ous industries he has been in the hardware business 41 years and is at the present time president of the Hemperly hardware company he is also a member of the Board of directors of the Independent company and has been president of the Peoples building loan company for 22 years or and mrs Hemperly have seven children living and present today at the anniversary Celebration they Are mrs w m Jones and mrs m Heiremans both of Austin mrs b m Bickner of Pittsburgh w e x Hemperly f l Hemperly miss Emma Hemperly and mrs a Mcroberts of Massif Len in addition to the children present today were or Jones of Austin or Bickell of Pittsburgh and mrs Frank l Hemperly of this City question becomes serious in Berlin and As War goes torus suit twice prominent local politician dead naval Battle stirs England London Jan news of the first Battle Between dread noughts yesterday in the North sea engagement has aroused More enthusiasm among the British Public than any previous sunday fight ing which has been so frequent on land and sea the German armoured in Riser Bluecher was sunk in the North sea sunday in a Battle Between British and German naval forces two other German Battle cruisers made their Way Home seriously damaged after a running fight that lasted four hours Over 750 germans went Down with the Bluecher the official press Bureau statement add no British ships were lost and the casual ties among the men were Small continued on Page 3 column 2 t Isy Washington inn German government has accepted the alternative offered by the United states hag consented to the internment of the Collier Fern with her Crew at san Juan Call local Man to Ohio capital prominent citizen succumbs to asthma sunday at his Home Here after an illness of 10 wednesday had Oft held office my destroy George h Shauf of this City clerk of the Stark county Hoard of elections today went to Columbus in response to a request by Telephone from Sena Tor c w it Kline chairman of the privileges and elections committee in the Senate that he Confer with the elections committee regarding the pro posed changes in the election Laws at the present session of the general As Sembly in the 10 years that or Shauf has been cleric of the Stark county Board he Lias come to be recognized through out the state As an authority on elec Tion Laws and his opinion on various features of the Laws is frequently sought by officials throughout Ohio born in Germany he came to Massillon in 1870 and Affili Atin himself wit i democrats received election to Many officers Tobias Lehott a prominent i Democrat former mayor township treasurer councilman president of the City Council elected to the state j Board of Public works just before the office passed out of existence and a j member of the civil Venice commis Sion died after 10 Days illness of j asthma sunday night at his Home 112s in run Fife b British Cabinet appoints commission to con Sider the matter while German press reinforces the demand that All stocks of food be taken Over by government food riots reported by associated London Jan 25 the question of food Supply is being consid ered urgently in both London and Berlin the British have appointed a Cabinet commission to consider the matter and the German press is reinforcing the demand that All stocks of food be commandeered by the government bread riots Are reported in austria1 and Hungary by Way of Rome during one of which the governor of Croatia was badly wounded and his Palace burned Down no important developments in the land fighting on either front have been reported but improvement in the weather has resulted in considerable activity which however has produced no results Paris reports comparative quiet Paris Jan 25 the official report today refers to encounters of there have been customary artillery sex Witk the taking of a few prisoners and if changes it counter attack mrs George Beiter died this morning few responses being received by Secretary of Trade come Pany from persons who i plan to build vials would know definitely say it is important the late Tobias Schott Washington to fun pro com i tested to the state department today edition was not thought serious until through count Bernstorff against the sunday when relatives were sums Pimont of american hydroplane to i european belligerents on the ground ironed to his bedside Grants Alimony former partners1 fight in court by associated Amsterdam Jan British raid on Essen last week according to a newspaper correspondent resulted in the destruction of 400 German was automobiles which were in repair shops or Schott was born in Germany in that Euch air cart Are War vessels 1s43 emigrated to America in 1s6s he lived in the German Community of Zoar for two years and then came to mass Ilion he was married in 1s79 in Mineral City he was a Promin ent member of the Independent order of Odd Fellows and of Eureka Encampment a Branck of the organza i Tion his widow mrs Christina Schott a son Alvin who is connected with the Canton inn 25 an application for1 a receiver for the arts crafts of thaws sanity by associated Xci York Jan motion to Pavc Harry thaw sont to Bellvue hos Pital to determine Hie sanity was filed today when to was arraigned in supremo court Here decision of the motion was reserved no attempt to Timve him released of bail was made it Poya to try our want columns Canton Jan Ake today granted mrs Ida Morgan of Massillon a week Alimony in her suit for divorce from her husband Arthur Moryan when the suit was filed judge Ake issued an order restraining Morgan from drawing his salary As a Blower at the Plant of the Rhodes Glass com Pany but Tho order was removed when he allowed Morgan Alimony 13 Market Avenue x will be heard by j common pleas judge Ake late Mou Day afternoon attorneys for George the state Industrial commission at col1 Benedict and Thomas Mcclure fort jumbos two daughters the misses Omerly associated in the Enterprise and Hutla and Emma Schott of this City now opponents in the suit and a brother of Justice of the peace Mceiver presented their clients argue j j Christian Schott of this City survive ments in Brief to the court monday or Schott was twice elected mayor morning of Massillon in 1sjm and previous attorney Thomas Leahy counsel for to that time he had Boen bookkeeper Benedict who says he was a partner1 11e a t Humberger sons Cocjin business in presenting the y in 190s and 1905 be was Leeto the court that Mccuirk who is a Wise Man come to the Baptist Church tonight and hear this theme discussed by the had for Pany Ted to the City Council Ami m to give Benedict Access to a was elected president serving two number of accounts which were Duel years in 1012 democrats of Ohio who firm to also do cured that my j honoured him by electing him to the of lure had taken Tho o fun flee of state Board of Public works Jouhei place wild Vas k which however passed out of Esis and in 1007 directors say a formation would help them in map Ping out Campaign for the erection of other houses j needed by newcomers How Many people Are to build houses in Massillon during the pres ent year j this is a question troubling Board i of Trade officials now planning a Cami Paige for dwellings to House men who i will come Here soon to work in new industries on Columbia Heights j much information has been received by Secretary Theodore Geltz j through the Aid of coupons printed in the Independent As to the number of lots for Sale and rooms for rent but few people who plan to build j houses to know How Many houses people in Massillon Are willing to build is of vital importance to the Board of Trade directors they said today it has been said that Between 10 and houses Are already contemplated by local people but that written tons received by the Board of Turrido have been few president f Yvo Arn old today that he hoped All per sons who contemplated building would notify the Board As soon As possible i knowledge thus gained win Nablo the Board to map out a Campaign for the erection of houses needed it said today Hoard of Trade officials request that persons not supplied with coupons Telephone the office of the Board 01 Trade if they will build houses or have lots or houses to sell i mrs Baraf Aara belter 67 wife of George x Beiter died of acute indigestion this morning at Oclock at her Home 2411 South Erie Street after a few Days illness the funeral arrangements will be announced later besides her husband she is survived by three sons Frank and John t Beiter of Massillon two daughters mrs John Lengs of Akron and mrs Clement Clauss of Akron five Sisters sister Mary Benedict of it Votre Dame Convent Reading mrs Margaret Locher of Magnolia mrs Clement Bursall of Hibbets mrs Rose Zeagel of Ashland and mrs Henry Holt of Detroit and a brother Frank Little of Reedurban restore seme by Washington Jan United states has sent a formal note to Ger Many which without discussing the sovereignty of Belgium expresses willingness to make such arrangements with German military authorities As May be necessary for the continuance of the american consular service there embezzler pm Trade unions plan More Relief work w n Thon Burgh arrested in Detroit to be taken to Pitts Burgh to straighten out Bally by police in Many cities said special to the Detroit Jan 23 with the arrival in Detroit of Detec Tive j f Laily of Pittsburgh to take into custody William Nathan Thorn Burgh 47 jailed Here Friday As an embezzler the life Story of one of the country most sought fugitives according to the police was made known Here Thornburgh is wanted in Cleveland Chicago Montreal Pittsburgh and other cities both East and West including Detroit according to the police he is alleged to have obtained on false pretences Here several i years ago he declares he is anxious to get i Back to Pittsburgh where he can j straighten out the Bally and he will waive extradition according to detective Lally Thornburgh form i sly lived in Massillon at a meeting of the Relief committee of the trades and labor Assembly sunday morning about 10 subcommittees wore appointed to investigate and give Relief to a number of families ported in need of clothing Coal and food much work already has been done by the committee Bur the recent cold spell is increasing the number of needy Trade unions Are continuing to Send in donations to the committee but the fund is growing smaller a dance and card social will be held in the Hall at a future Date the proceeds to go to the Relief fund daughters of Pocahontas old fashioned dance trades and labor Assembly Hall tuesday oven in admission inc Public invited men wanted at the special service for men in the Baptist Church tonight Sermon Thomo who is a Wise tence before he could begin his duties the funeral will be held wednesday afternoon at Oclock at the Resi Dence the of Mrvica will to conducted by first Church of Christ scientist and the Odd Fellows interment will to made in Tho a Apollon cemetery up want column ads pay try it attorney c c Curtis for Mcclure i said that there never had been a partnership Between the two Ronen but that Mcclure had hired Benedict on a Sal hire Troy special i it locked will dry clean indies suits with Kne Giue for special Price week Only Tho Troy laundry it dry cleaning 205 k main or 0 u a m card party for Mem Bers and friends tuesday evening Jan at the eclipse French Val lace special 2 Yards 5c Shadow ill limb older Kyd Corset cover 17 inches wide big special Loc Yard Dreyman fractures Arm of 1m Way to Church sunday Oving or it c Kynion superintendent of the Massillon state Hospital slipped and fell at the Corr of main ind Krio streets and broke his left Arm above Tho wrist Tho injury dressed by or h flu Lamastur of to ill i Union Jan Cie Orgo f Brown of Massillon received a verdict in judge Akes court today against Frank tingling of Massillon of for j wages due from March tit to 1889 to Brown sued for and interest which amounted to 167 tingling Nigado no contest air 1 agreed to the judgment against him i attorneys lice t Souers when like Deputy sheriff served tin papers for suit on Viu Kling lie fount in Atli tingling and Irown la bed i thu Middle morning at Tho Hiim n Kast main Luxl Caslon what did i you sue to for Yang Liucc after tin Pap Orr h pays to try our want columns a Quarter inv Hect in the Wunt to Cults

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