1871 news Delphos Herald Sept 2, 1899
of In description or the fur H. il of of bo TWICE TOLD. Incidents Once' Given as News Now Material For History. Word* to Remind the Older Ken I dents of 1'loneer Occurrences mid fo Inform Hie Young of Old Tlmn Happening*. Continuing the weekly resume of historical events in Delphcm, Vol. 3, No. 16, issue of August 10, 1871, of the WEKKLY HEKAI.D is next in order. David Baxter, of Marion township, brought to the office a stalk of corn 15 feet and 3 inches in height, but W. V. Scott produced a stalk measuring 1(> feet, 11U inches. The Republicans of Allen county nominated a ticket, as follows: Re- proaeutative, W. Eyaenbaoh; Treasurer, R. T. Hughes ; Sheriff, L. W. Jaukfloo ; Prosecuting Attorney, J. N. Gutridge; Commissioner, Ira M. Towneend ; Infirmary Directors, 8. H. Green and 'Wm. W. Ditto. A list oi business firms then existing in Delphos are given herewith : J. Ostendorf A- Co., Phelan & Chambers, Lytle & Scott, C. F. Peters, Werner Brothers, Jacob Abel, Moennig & Trentman, dry goods stores; J. F. Wulfhorsl A Son, F. Beyer, clothing stores; T. Wrocklage & Co., Charles Shaffer, M. Bnckner, Jesse Meyers, W. H. Mozier, Lytle & Scott, grocers; H. J. Moennig, hardware; Jos. Eich & Co., J. B. Green, stoves and tinware; D. Minnig, Krieft & Ricker, furniture ; Hunt £ Walsh, Shenk & Lang, H. P. Eysenbach & Bro., druggists; F. J. Krieft, Hunt & Walsh, jewelry ; Mrs. Hughes, Mrs. Cowan, Miaa Alstaetter, Mrs. Fisher <fr Miss Mauk, Mrs. Sutton & Miss Lang, Mrs. A. E. McCoy, millinery and dress making; F. Buettner, H. Lindeman, George Sheeter, B. & F. Lindeman, M. Walsh, T. Schruber, F. Reinemeyer, boots and shoes; L. Rider, J. D. Lloyd, harness ; Commercial House, W. D. Jones, proprietor, Brown House, N. H. Webb landlord, American House, Ed. King "fur das deutsohe Publikum;" Chris. Kleinhans, barber; First National Bank, L. G. Roebuck president; Hen- jeweler R. Jettinger <fc ry Esch, distillery ; Co., brewery. F. W. Hardeety, oi Paulding county, was nominated for Senator by t' e Democrats of the ,']2d district. The convention was held in Delphos. Wm. H. Morgan living 6 miles south-west of Delphos, from 1^ bushels sown had a yield of 5i bushels of flax seed. Mr. Rice, aged 95, an old resident of Elida, died suddenly. A little daughter of Mr. Grover was burned to death when it attempted to start a fire with coal oil. Emanuel Wallick died from the effects of a dose of bi-chloride of mercury, taken as medicine. Wheat commanded $1 a bushel, corn 38 and 40, rye 50, oats 28.