Eighty-Five

But Walks His Eight Miles A Day.

Does Sylvester D. Search Who Resides on the Pike West of Town.

A pleasant gathering was held in honor of Sylvester D. Search at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Nathan Yocom, four miles west of the city on the National pike, it being his 85th birthday. Mr. Search was born in Suzzex [sic] county, N.J., about fifty miles from New York city, October 25, 1818. When sixteen years of age, in company with his mother, three sisters and one brother, he emigrated to Ohio, taking up their residence west of the city in Falls township. The old gentleman is rather vigorous, often walking eight or ten miles a day. Mr. Search is a thorough Republican, having cast his first vote for William Henry Harrison and has not missed casting his vote for each succeeding candidate.

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Rites Monday For George [sic] Search

Funeral services for Mrs. Georgie Ann Search, 70, of West Palm Beach, Fla., will be held at the chapel of Mader-Peeples funeral home at 2:30 o’clock Monday afternoon. The reverand [sic] Paul Bauders of the Coburn Methodist church will conduct the services with burial to follow in Greenwood cemetery.

Mrs. Search died Thursday morning at the home of a daughter, Mrs. Harry A. Pollard of Summitsville, Ind. with whom she had been visiting for the past three months.

She was born in Zanesville but left here in 1912, moving to Dover and later to Canton. She went to Florida 12 years ago.

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Gross Neglect Divorce Charge

Charging gross neglect of duty for five years, Georgia Holbein, Route 1, this city, asked for a divorce from Albert Holbein, Route 4, Columbus. The couple was married March 12th, 1902 in Zanesville and has five children, only one of whom is under age.

Mrs. Holbein alleges that her husband refused to buy her clothing for five years.  She asks for divorce and custody of the minor child.  She is represented by Attorney J.M. Richardson.

Source:  New Philadelphia Daily Times, June 8, 1933.

Short News Items from 1917

Edward Loosley is over from Montague for a few days, visiting G.W. Loosley and other relatives and friends. He is connected with the Loosley-Lwinell Company over in Northern California and says all kinds of prosperity exists over there. (Ashland Tidings, January 4, 1917)

Dr. Mae Rochelle returned to her home at K.C., after spending a couple of weeks with Mrs. W.P. Lynch. (Delphos Republican, January 19, 1917)

Mrs. Albert Holbein, of Dover, is visiting her sister, Miss Mary Hains, of this city. (Zanesville Times Recorder, January 31, 1917)

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15th Anniversary Duly Celebrated

Mr. and Mrs. Albert Holbein of Canal Dover celebrated their 15th wedding anniversary last Sunday at their home on Reeves Heights. The hours were pleasantly employed with victrola music and interesting social converse. A fine chicken dinner was served at the noon hour. The principals to this happy affair received a number of beautiful and useful presents.

Those present were William Holbein, Conrad Holbein, Mrs. Fred Stemm and Miss Mary Haines, all of Zanesville; Mrs. Rachel Mautz of Philo, Mrs. Maude Smith and son George of Columbus, Mrs. Forrest Ross and two sons, Elmer and Emerson; Alva Mattingly, Jesse Echelberry, Mr. and Mrs. Albert Holbein and children Myrtle May, Hermon [sic], Russell and Leonard, all of Dover.

Source: Zanesville Times Recorder, March 19, 1917.

Short News Items from 1914

J.J. Walling of Nampa was in the County Seat the first of the week attending a water users’ meeting. (Caldwell Tribune, February 20, 1914)

Zelora Armstrong was a passenger to Omaha last Wednesday where he will enter a school of auto engineering. He expects to spend about eight weeks on the course. (Kossuth County Advance, April 15, 1914)

Mr. Zelora Armstrong is spending this week with his parents here, enjoying a brief vacation from his school duties in Omaha where he is attending a college on auto-engineering. After completing the course Mr. Armstrong expects to enter the employment of the Manhattan Oil Co., and take charge of an important filling station in Omaha under the management of Mr. C.J. Dutton, formerly of this village. (Kossuth County Advance, May 27, 1914)

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Short News Items from 1903

Albert Holbein, of Perry street, has removed to the Henry Munson place near Ellis station. (Zanesville Times Recorder, February 25, 1903)

Lorin Walling has been sorely afflicted with inflammatory rheumatism. (Polk County Itemizer, July 3, 1903)

Mr. T.R. Kelly, wife and boy have been spending a generous portion of the hot weather in the canyon, literally wallowing in the delights of nature. (Springville Independent, August 6, 1903)

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Lucas—Haines

The marriage of Homer J. Lucas and Miss Mary E. Haines was solemnized last evening at 7:30 o’clock at the parsonage of the Brighton Presbyterian church, Rev. J.A. Liggitt officiating. The groom is a well known and industrious farmer of Springfield township. The bride is the daughter of Norton Haines, of Springfield township, and is an estimable young lady. The happy couple were attended by Mr. Albert Holbein and Miss Rosie Joyce. Mr. and Mrs. Lucas will make their home in Springfield township.

Source: Zanesville Times Record, November 9, 1899.

Georgie Search

Mrs. Georgie Search, 70, of Miami, Fla., widow of Hillis P. Search and a former resident of this city and Dover, died yesterday morning at the home of a daughter, Mrs. Harry A. Pollard, Summitville, Ind., of complications following a stroke. She had been ill three years.

Mrs. Search was the daughter of the late Norton and Lorena Hains of Zanesville and was a past noble grand of the Rebecca lodge and a member of the West Palm Beach, Fla., Methodist church.

In addition to Mrs. Pollard, she is survived by another daughter, Mrs. Ralph Lute of RD2, this city; three sons, William H. Holbein of Merridian [sic], Pa., and Russell E. and Leonard P. Holbein of Miami, Fla.; two sisters, Mrs. F.A. Ross of Dover and Miss Mary Hains of Cleveland; a brother, Ralph E. Hains of Flint, Mich.; 15 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. A son and daughter are deceased.

Funeral services, which have not been completed, will be held at the Madar-Peoples Funeral Home in Zanesville and burial will be in Greenwood cemetery in Zanesville.

Source: New Philadelphia Daily Times, October 3, 1952.