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is KE> WHO AXE CA1LBD Pmideat-Th« Ofleitl Hndi of tht Incorporated CoaptniM of Hamilton, F OR several we-kt tbe DIMOVIUT has been giving a brief history of tne presidents of Hamilton'* corporations. corporations. There are still those who hare not yet been mentioned and among them are men at tbe head of some of our largest largest Institutions. Edward 8. Rogers l> president of the E. B Rogers Furniture Co., which was Incorporated bin a few weeks ago witn a capital stock of toO.UOp. Born in 1840, in Virginia, he came to Hamilton Hamilton in ISM. Before tbli, however, he w as employed for a short time in the John Sblllito store at Cincinnati. In this city he engaged in the photographic photographic business where L. C. Overpeck now is and continued there for fifteen years. He has been in the furniture business six years. Mr. Rogers is a careful and . considerate business man. He is a Mason and a member of Wetzel- Compton Post, No. 90, G. A. R, having served as member of the Sixth Virginia Cavalry. The Summers Manufacturing Co. was incorporated September 1, 1889,and has a capital stock of;»50,000. J. A. Sommers, president of the company, was born at Collinsville forty-two years ago. In 1886 he came to this city and started a small overall factory on Mam street Two years ago the company removed to Saventh and Wood streets, where they now occupy their own spacious four- story building. Mr. Sommers is an energetic energetic business man, very careful in his dealings. * Jos. Gaff, of Cincinnati, is president of the Nlles Tool Works Co. Jobn Hocbheimer, an old Hamilton boy, is now president of that prosperous organization, the Hamilton Buggy Co. He has been connected with several other companies of the same sort, one of them, the famous Studebaker Bros. Co., of South Bend, Ind . the largest baggy and carriage manufacturers In the world. He is a very careful business man. Joseph Webster is the president of The Empire Machine company, a late addition addition to the list of Hamilton's manufacturing manufacturing industries. Their building is completed completed and work will be commenced by the company in about ten days. Presi dent Webster is about 30 years old and has been a mechanic since he was a little little boy, learning his trade with Owens, Lane & Dyer. He has worked for tbe Niles Tool Works and for Ritchie & Dyer, and is a thorough machinist, being considered a very hard worker. Hon. Peter Murphy, the venerable president ol the Miami Valley National bank, was born October 1, 18'30,in Liberty township. He was sheriff of Butler county from 1851 to 1855 and state sena tor from Butler and Warren counties in 1S71-3, He has been a life long democrat and is one of our most respected citizens and business men. At present he is also a trustee of the Dayton Insane asylum Among our strongest financial institutions, institutions, is the First National bank. •'At its head is one of our wealthiest citizens —Asa Shuler. He ia Lehigo county, Pennsylvania, August 15, 1S23. When still a yonng man he learned the carpenter trade, and worked at '.t for several years. In 184.1 he came to this city and has since resided resided here, with the exception of the years from 1849 to 1852, during which time he was in California. He was married December 20, ItiW, to Mary Annie Sorber. Mr. Shuler has always been a public spirited citizen, taking the deepest interest interest In everything for the general good. From 16T7 till 1881, he was a member of the city board of water works trustees. In politics he is a democrat, tie is a zealous Christian and for years has been a member of the Church of Christ. Albert Fischer, president of the Albert Fischer Manufacturing Co., an Incorporation Incorporation with a capital stock ot $100,000, lives at Walnut Hills, Cincinnati. Wm. E. Brown has been president of the Second National bank since 1870- He was born in Xenia on the 13th of November, 1825. He first learned the shoe maker's trade, but at the age of 21 he began the study of law, being admitted admitted to the bar in March. 1849. He uo longer considers tbe law, but devotes his entire time to the Second National. He is a careful business man. He Is also a member of the United Presbyterian Presbyterian church. Jobn M. Long is president of the Long & Allstatter Co., our largest agricultural agricultural implement manufacturers. The company was incorporated January 2, 1887, with a capital stock of $200,000. He Is also president of the Republican Publishing Publishing Co. Mr. Long .was born in the village of Mettingen, Westphalia, Germany, Germany, ;October 14th, 1825. In 1836 he came to America, locating in Richmond, Va. From 1838 till 1855 he resided In Cincinnati, when in tbe latter year he came to this city to accept a position with the firm of Owens, Lane & Dyer, as foreman of their machine shop. This position he filled for one year, when he resigned to establish the firm of Long. Black & Alst alter. Mr. Long is an ener- In getic and public-spirited citizen, politics he is an active republican. Tbe Germania Publishing Co., which was incorporated March 26,1891, with a capital stock of $7,500, has for i:s president, president, Architect Max Reutti. Mr. Reutti was born In Lahr, Germany, in 1853. He was educated at the school of Karlsrewe, tizens born T *• a of T •*• but is do in Baden, polytechnical served the where be took course. He regular time in the also the German army. In 1880 be came to this city and bas been eminently successful. He is a hustling young businessman. Specimen S. H. Clifford, New flassel, Wis., was troubled with Neuralgia and Rheumatism, Rheumatism, his Stomach was disordered, his Liver was affected to an alarming degree, degree, appetite fell away, and he was terribly terribly reduced In flesh and strength. Three bottles of Electric Bitters cured htm. Edward Shepherd, Harrisburg, 111.,had a running sore on his leg of eight years' standing. Used three bottles of Electric Bitters and seven boxes of Bucklen's Arnica Salve, and his leg Is sound and well. John Speaker, Catawba, O., had five large Fever sores on his leg, doctors said he was Incurable. One hot tin Electric Electric Bitters and fne bottle of Bucklen'i Arnica Salve cured him entirely. Sold bjDr.C. Markt, drn£glst.__ ' ~FKEE LUNCH. Fine lunch at L A. Sholer'n, 881 north Third ttreet, Saturday nlfht. •*• religious like. the brotherhood body to repulsive. out to way In" lac

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  1. Hamilton Evening Journal,
  2. 25 Mar 1893, Sat,
  3. Page 4

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