Mary Jo Ott Dies In Accident

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Co. St. Main 1946 Chocolate Cream 79c. CO. DELPHOS, OHIO Two St. John's THURSDAY, APRIL 18, 1945 Students Die In Crash No. Masonic, conferred Automobile Struck Wednesday Night at Jefferson Street Cros- ' sing Over Pennsylvania Railroad — Girls Had Been in At- ' tendance at Funeral in Huron, Ohio — Double Funeral Ser- \ vices to be Held at St. John's Catholic Church Here Monday ' Morning. -o— The citizens of Delphos and especially the students of St. John's Catholic high school, were stunned Wednesday night by a double grade crossing tragedy which took place at about 11:15 o'clock at the Jefferson street crossing over the Pennsylvania Pennsylvania railroad in this city. The victims were Mary Jo Ott and Marie Osting. Two girls were hospitalized and two received minor injuries. ATHLETIC FIELD interested already has nn <l part field will progress Fellows" — or Delphos "^ '~' J ' , ~ • Mayor Ca.rl 10. Eiche. Service Director Syl Baumgarte. City Firemen. '» City Police. Tri-County Democrnt.ic Club. Lindemaun's Shoe Store. J. G. Birkmeier and Sons Orede Supply Store Bob's Restaurant '. : r 'i . ' Roth Meat Market. Mrs. Joy Arnold Marjory Hotz i Daughters of Ruth, Methodist church Evan Wreede McGue and Kuhn, Texaco, 5th and State. F. S. Scherger. . "'" .1. V. DeWeese. Commercial Bank. Westrich Paint and Appliance Store. Ola National Bank. W. C. DeWeese. Odenweller Clothing Co. Eemlinger Drug Co. A. C. Weger. Lion Clothing Store. Peoples Bank. John Walsh Jewelry Store, Th 0 Delphos Printing and Publishing Publishing Co. Elza Mann. J. Howard Apger. , :. • '.. O. G. Weger. ' ' Harold Fosnaught. Paul Harter and Son. King and Stallkamp. " •' E. O. Steinle. A. J. Laiidiek. '.:• John Pitsenbarger. Ed. II. Hoelclerle. •• Motor-Sales. ••.:•• Slicnk's Dry Goods Store. • ' Jauman and Kolkmeyer. •; George's Carburetor Service. Henry Gemke, Jr. Win. M. Jones. ; " Delphos Delphos Appliance Sales. •- Paul Paul A. Kaufman. Mrs. Paul A. Kaufman. Robert H. Christy. .j-.r Horine Lumber Co. c T Arthur BonifaB. ' Eev. 0. F. Rebeck. Oliio Power Co. Bruce Reed. Mrs. George Horino. Kissell Bros. Hotz a.ncl Hotz. Oris Sawmlller Capitol Theater Ellsworth Staup Rev. E. C. Herr Joseph Jettinghoff Swihart and Moreo Barber Shop W. D. Swihart E. E. AValtz. C. C. Beatty Ornamental Fence Co. , Guy Tiltori # j Dephos Grain and Milling Co. Mis s Grace Klein ' ! T . A. B. Charity Club ; ••*;. Delphos Oil and 'Gas Co. Geo. B. Walther. The Delphos Bending Co. C. W. Obermeyer. L. N. Justus. We Work a Charity CluB. W. T. Grant Co. John Wellman. . ? ji I Black and Blu e Cab. " " Alba C. Burgess. " "" Kd Morris. W. A. O;Neill Leo German Kill Brothers Repair Shop Geo. Helmkamp Wm. Dauch, Lima Jettinghoff & Beckmann Ray McKowen Irvin Hanf '••'.. , Yoder's Food Plant ' : '• " Edwin Williams Arnold Dienstberger Louis Rimer Howard E. Ream , ' .A I. Most of the St. John's senior class members had gone to Huron, Ohio, Wednesday to attend the funeral services for William Patrick Herr, father of the Rev. E. C. Herr, assistant assistant pastor at St. John's here. On the return trip to Delphos, a group of girls riding in a car being driven by Mary Catherine Pohlman, daughter daughter of Mrs. Adeline Pohlman, near Delphos, was stranded in Tiffin when the Pohlman car developed mechanical mechanical trouble. They then went to the home of an uncle of Wilma Murray who was a passenger in the car and called to Delphos for assistance. After waiting for some time, a cousin of Miss Murray, Francis Schatzinger, 20, nephew of Mrs. William Murray, East Seventh street, offered to drive the girls to Delphos. In the meantime meantime a Delphos car arrived and the party of Delphos girls split up and decided to come here in the two cars. Those who were brought to Delphos Delphos in the Schatzinger care were: Mary Jo Ott, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Ott,.East Third street; Marie Pauline Osting, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Frank .Osting, south of-Delphos; Dorothy Pohl, daughter of Mr. and Mrs.-Henry Pohl, Adams street; Mary Catherine Pohlman, near Delphos; Wilma Murray, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William Murray, East Seventh street; Edith Brickner, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. George Brickner, west of Delphos; and Delia Klausing, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Hubert Klausing, South Jefferson street. After returning to this city, Mr. Schatzinger drove to the Klausing residence and left off the Klausing girl. The car then drove north on Jefferson street and directly into the path of a westbound extra passenger passenger train on the Pennsylvania. The automobile, a two-door Ter- raplane, was completely d.emol- • ished and pushed partially onto the south track of the Pennsylvania. Pennsylvania. A Delpho s wrecker was called to pull the debris from the trades. , The Harter: and Son. ambulance' was called to the scene. Miss Ott died enroute'to the hospital in'the ambulance. Miss Osting died a few minutes after being admitted to St. Rita's hospital in Lima. Mis s Pohlman and Miss Pohl were admitted at the hospital and for a time early Thursday morning morning their conditions were considered considered serious. Reports from the hospital hospital Thursday afternoon, however, however, were to the effect that the conditions Of both girls are considered considered satisfactory. Miss Pohlman Pohlman has five 'fractured rib s and Miss Pohl ha s an injury to her right eye and her left ear. OVIisg Murray and Miss Brickner wer e removed to the office of a local local Physician for treatment and later'taken' ; to i, their homes. Both were cut and bruised and suffering from shock. ' ' . , Mr. Schatzinger, the driver of the car, escaped without injury. The bodies of Miss Osting and Miss Ott were removed to the: Jauman-Kolkmeyer. funeral .home in Delphos. ' i "' i I Mari« Pauline Osting, south of Delphos, wag bb'rn May 13, 1928 a daughter of Frank and Veronica, Osting, at Delphos. At the time of her death she was seventeen years, • eleven months, and five day s of' age. ' She wa s a member of St. John's . Ca'Uholici churdh' and the Senior Class at St.. John's high school. Miss Osting" had a prominent part in the "<3ircu 3 of 1946" to be held, at St. John's auditorium' May 3, and also had a part in the Senior Class Play being-held at the auditorium auditorium May 12, ana 13. " Surviving al- e her parents, Mr. nnd Mrs. Frank.'; Osting, south of Delphos, and the following brothers brothers and sisters: Moletus, Landeck, Eugene, Delphos, Mr s . Edwin Grubenhoff, Grubenhoff, Ottoville, Mrs. Jerome Klaus, Delphos,, Irviu, in the United States Army stationed in Germany, Wilfred,' Edward, Donald, Donald, Alvin, twins, Earl and Earline, Earline, Vera, Norman and Roger, all at home. Also surviving are her grandparents, Mrv and Mrs. Fred Elwer, South 'Franklin street. Mary Jo s ephia e ptt, 803 East Third street, was born in Corpus Christi, Texas, February 2*. 1928, a daughter of Joseph C. and Alvina Ott. She wa a a member of St. John's Catholic church and of St. John's Senior Class, and had a leading part in the Senior clas 3 play which is to be given May 12 and 13. Last week she had taken an en- trance test to St. Rita's School of Nursing, Lima. She was also quite talented in an artistic sense, having having completed several portraits. Surviving, are her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Joseph C. Ott and the following brother and sisters: Rob'. Rob'. ert, Detroit, Michigan, Marcella, ' Los Angeles, California, Gladys, Donald, Norma Jean and Richard at home. The body of Miss Ott will remain at the Jauman-Kolkmeyer funeral home until time for the funeral services. services. The body of Miss Osting will be removed to the home of her parents 'Friday afternoon and on Sunday afternoon will be returned to the Jauman-Kolkmeyer funeral home where the remains will lie in state until time for the services. Arrangements have been made to hold a double funeral at St. John's Catholic church here on Monday morning at '9:30. There will be a solemn requiem high mass. Burial will be made in St. John's cemetery cemetery here, i TO OBSERVE GOOD FRIDAY Business to be Practically Suspended Suspended on Friday for Three-Hour Period — Banks and Loans Will Not be Open for Transaction of Business During Afternoon — Various Churches Plan Special Services. Business will b c pra.ctically suspended suspended in Delphos on Friday, April .1!', for a three-hour period, from 12 noon until 3 p. m. in observanc,, of ('food Friday. Th c Delphos merchants nnd other business men have been making this an annual custom so that clerks, etc., will be ab! 0 to attend attend special services at the various local churches. The Delphos ba.nks and loan associations associations will eloso at 12 noon and will not, bn open for th o ro'mniridcr o£ I he day for the usual transaction of business. Fiv 0 local churohes nrp cooperating in a union' flood Friday si'i'vico lo bo held nt UK, Trinity Methodist, church starting at, 1:,'!() p. m. Ther 0 will lu special music by the Jefferson high school ii. capijMla choir and th n guest .'speaker will ho t,!i t , l?cv. Virgil Allman, Allman, of BlulTlon. Good Friday services at St. John's Catholic church will start n.t 12 noon and continue until I 1 , p. m. Services at, St. Peter's Lutheran church Friday will s tart at !1 :.'10 p. m. Is Injured In Accident Robert Xollan, South Jefferson street, sustained minor injuries early Thursday morning when h 0 lost, control control of his automobile a 1030 Ford, While near Anna, Ohio. It, is under: stood that the car overturned several times nft08 len.ving 'th 0 road. EMIGAI u m owns On ftqoeif, w« will tend in. duttrialiilt a large mop o/ Ofc/o and surrounding ttattt thawing our power tinet onrf the principal natural resource! of .rn« area in eight co/ors. LOCATE IN THIS AREA OF ABUNDANT NATURAL RESOURCES T HE Chemical Industry will find the road to a great future in the vast resources of mineral wealth in Ohio. 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