The Journal News 3 Sept 1920 The Tattler - Tails of Hamilton
Company. I At tho outbreak of tho Civil War, j Sir. Koderfcv cjilijtcd in Company j f i f l t h RcRimcHtT 0. V. \. The j George F. KHjott commanded \htf company and tho Into Colone^ L. Â· Campbell was in command of tho regiment which tocfk jiart in some th'i most important battles of the , war. H u t it was in the advance fmc September afternoon Mission Ridge and in the engagement --THE-ATLER --THE-ATLER of Hamilton |UEt cloud) enough to 1)0 cool and \juat sunm enough to be pleasant. Joseph Rolcfcr was comfortably ^seated in hifi favorite corner of Iiis Â·fionl poixh at his Â£^*rmh street, imif'tK- t-rnoyint; one of hi^ pHeitcst plpusiirr*, r^adinei 1 a at Orchard Knob that Mr. Kootefer u'jis deprived of tho opportunity to bacome a Lieutenant Colonel. Wil- li.im Birch, of Dayton, n fine young Fo'.iitor, n relative of the Txxurie fam- honu- ''''!) X o r t h i ' ' ' Â°f " 1 ' s Â°' t l r an l a personal friend ' ' I of Mr. Hodefer. belonged to the 03rd | Regiment, 0. V. 1., which was ivcruitt'd from Hutler ^?id MonEgom- Jook, i pliasnrL- w h i c h , next to en- L,. y co ,,,, t ies. K. I). Millikin, of this *"" K i friend, he very much e n - 1 (,[[,,._ 1)r ; 11K on(? O f die survivors. 1 housing - 1 1 - - - 1 1 - ' - - - Â· ' - Â· ' th[ ; K r l Mant youiiK soldier had cities In R S t h y e a r ; r He is approachin and lie is b f l d o m scon own Nine, im! said tint \ea but his dors not me.iÂ« his S,M!i birthday amiversnry. For he w:i born on Frhruary 29. 18^0, has ln-f-i a resident 01 this c i t y fur the past "5 years and he has only had '-l I '.'thdays dur.if.fr his King life. from his i, ccn t clu ] t , rcl ) a position with the it! fig rivf. It lias heeiij,..,,,-,, O r Colonel and had accepted it, ! Company if approaching his 8 r 'tl!; w lnivby ],,, was t o |,c placed in trade ' ' - -- '"Â· " " " Â· ' , . h a r K e ' o f aT railroad and .lT;r:isjvortation connected ulith the i T le Mina r m y a n d \villi liendqnnrters ville. Tennessee, and Joseph Rodofcr was to lie Lieutenant Colonel. But with honors awaiting him and ex-j" l p - EIO two incidents, among many oth-l ] l c . c t j, 1 K shortly to report, Birch went erj, M-liich ho i-c-,i))ed as h a v i n p o c - j j n ( 0 t | 1( , engagement at Orchard Knobl o-irred during his l i f e time. One was nn ^ vfls killed. His death changed] 'eft Â·vlien he first came here from IXvton, t ] 1c arrangements for his appointment f h i o , in the spring of 1B58 and built as n Colonel in charge of transporta- !he first threshing machine engine! ( j o n another was appointed to the office for the firm of Owens, Lane andl|,i a c c ,,,,,) Mr. I!o\efer lost his T-icii-j Pyer, and the other was when he e n - j t c n a l l t Colonelcy. A f t e r he came listed in the Civil War as a private,' f,-,-m the army he resumed his ^7a3Â· promoted to be a. corporal a n ( l j s ; t i m l w jt.h the Owens, Lane and even a missed coining out a Lieutenant| T)yer Company. Colonel after t h r e e , year? and almost ' three months sen-ice. In ISiiR the O-.vens, Lane and Dyer Company was a going firm with shops located "on Beaton between Fourth and F i f t h streets ami iLs principal products we-e saw miils and threshin.tr ma- chire?. But in those days the threshing threshing machines \vero operated by horse j I j . .. WEST ELKTON, Sept. 3.--Proles-' a l! over pow;r. Then came the evolution of the sor Knsii- and wife have moved *tca:n engine as adapted to the o p e r a - j l''airview Dayton. |are Sion of machinery, the m a n u f a c t u r e John I'ugh is seriously a ,i a y. While ?f t'lese engines was taken up by!home. \c^-_---^_ Â·Â·.^__, the Owens Lane and Dyer Company I Charles Buchel will have a "nd :'; fell to Joseph Roderfer, then'sale September tenth. Hert Talbert arrived home Tuesday ?n Â· e? n^rt young machinist, to build] L }ie f-st threshing machine engine tnrnca out and sold by the firm. The 'lanujTacture of the engines was con- -'.nued until 1S77, when the business from a visit of several weeks in Los Angeles. California. Rev. E. J. Weimer will stay on this charge another year. -f the Owen?, Lane and Dyer Coni- cry A'as absorbed by purchase by l.e HDOven, Owens and Rentschler READ NEWS WANT '