Wednesday, April 17, 2013

News from June 5, 1923

Still Searching for the Body of Drowned Youth

DRESDEN, O., June 4 – The body of Raymond Litzenberger, 17, of Columbus, who was drowned in the Muskingum river Sunday has not yet been recovered. Marshall Richcreek has requested more help from the surrounding cities. Relatives and friends of the victim are assisting in the search to recover the body.

New Notes

Mrs. D.D. Green, of Trinway, spent Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. D.W. Green, of Muskingum avenue.

Mildred Cox has accepted a position in Ira Wilcox’s grocery.

Mr. and Mrs. Herman Youngens, and son, Bobby, of Rogersville, spent Sunday at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Garver, of Chestnut street.

Adam Yaest of Fort Wayne, Ind., who has been spending the last 5 weeks with his sister, Mrs. Kate Scott, of West Sixth street, will spend the week end visiting friends and relatives in Zanesville.

Albert Parson and wife, of Gilbert, were the guests of Mr. and Mrs. James Henery, of Old Town.

Mrs. Sadie Cole and daughter, Ialien will spent Saturday in New Comerstown.

Mr. and Mrs. Frank Long, of Akron, spent Saturday and Sunday at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Newt Pryor, of High street.

Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Rutter, of Zanesville, spent the week end at the home of Mrs. Matilda Graves, of Chestnut street.

(The Times Recorder – June 5, 1923)

Monday, May 17, 2010

News - August 21, 1964

By Mrs. C.M. Fortune

Picnic Enjoyed

The Jefferson CCL held a picnic for members and their families on the American legion grounds Tuesday. Games and swimming were enjoyed. Those present with their children were Mr. and Mrs. Gilbert Cox, Mr.and Mrs. Wayne Cox, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Wilcox, Mr. and Mrs. Don Bonifield, Mrs. Don Shrover, Mrs. Russell Stoops, Mr. and Mrs. Robert McBride and Mr. and Mrs. Charles Mitchell.

Library Drive

The annual fund drive of the Dresden branch library will be held the week of Aug 24. Mrs. Clarence Fortune, chairman for the drive announced the following solicitors- Mary Mount, Barbara Seenes, Ellen Dobson, Martha Beal, Hannah and Helen Helbling, Mina Bonifield, Yvonne Wolfe, Laura Kain, Patty Prince, Hazel Zay, Melba Stratman, Betty Slate, Wally Parks, Trinway, Mrs. Fortune and Doris Harper, co-chairmen.

Bicycle Club Officers

Don Guilliams, chairwan of the recently organized Bicycle club, announces the following officers: Suzanne Garrett, president; Becky Starner, vice-president; Debbie Kain, secretary; Safety committee, Denny Wilcox, Dee Mays and Donald Mount.

Licenses will be sold Saturday from 9 a.m. to 12 noon at the mayor's office.

Registration must show the make, color and serial number of bicycle. A fee of 25 cents is charged for the license.

All bicycle owners residing in the village of Dresden must have a license on or before Oct 1, 1964.

The first official meeting of the club will be Sept. 19.


Rev. and Mrs. Kelly Oswald and son, Lonnie, left Tuesday morning on a two week camping trip in Michigan and Canada. The pulpit of the First Baptist church will be filled during Rev. Oswald's absence by Alivn Green, Lewis Center, Ohio, on Aug. 23, and by John Barnes of Cambridge on Aug 30, for both morning and evening services.

Pam and Greg Rodgers, children of Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Rodgers, returned home Sunday by TWA jet plane from Phoenix, Ariz., after spending the summer with Mr. and Mrs. James Norris and family. They also visited Mr. and Mrs. Meyer Schwartz and family and spent a weekend at the Grand Canyon. They were accompanied home by Mrs. Dale Cullins of Mesa, Ariz., who is spending a week with her parents in Philo.

Mrs. Doris Harper spent the weekend as a guest of Rev. and Mrs. Russell Harper and family of Barlow. She also visited with an aunt, Mrs. A.L. Harper, Waverly, W. Va.

Mr. and Mrs. Edward Schumacher and family of Tennessee, Mr. and Mrs. Dick Carmichael of Columbus were Tuesday guests of Mrs. Ralph Schumacher.

Employed in Alabama

Gerald K. Matthews, formerly of Dresden, has gone to Huntsville, Ala., where he has accepted a position as senior aerospace engineer, assigned to the National Aeronautics and Space Administration's rocket propulsion labratory.

Dr. Werhner Von Braun is technical director.

Mr. Matthews will be engaged in rocket engine research on the Saturn "Moon" rocket. He was formerly employed for three and a half years by RCA in Cambridge, as a project chief electronics engineer in the test design section.

The son of Dr. and Mrs. D.K. Matthews, Dresden, he is a graduate of the Jefferson high school and Ohio State university. He and his wife, Sonja, will establish their new home in Huntsville.

Hosptial Note

Tim Norris of Phoenix, Ariz., is improving at his home after undergoing surgery last week.

(The Coshocton Tribune - August 21, 1964)

Saturday, March 6, 2010

News from Nov. 21, 1923

Dresden, O., Nov. 21- James G. May was arrested by Marshall George Richcreek Tuesday on a charge of intoxication and operating an automobile while under the influence of liquor. He was ordered to appear before Squire Davis. Attorney Graham, who represents May, asked for a few days continuance.

The Women's Bible class of the Baptist church will have an all-day sewing Thursday at the home of Mrs. Howard Little.

Mr. and Mrs. Ivan Gilmore of Columbus are visiting Mr. and Mrs. Levi Butler. Mrs. Gilmore is taking Abram treatments at Coshocton.

Mr. and Mrs. Charles Casner and Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Fortune and son Donald motored to Zanesville Saturday.

Mrs. Inez Escover and two children of Zanesville are visiting Mr. and Mrs. John Fitch.

Mr. and Mrs. Carl Lutz and children spent Sunday the guests of Mr. and Mrs. George Lutz of Is---a.

The Baptist Sewing Circle will be entertained at the home of Mrs. Al Porter on Main street Friday evening. All ladies of the church are invited. Come and bring your friends.

The Pythian Sisters will hold a market in the bank building Saturday.

Miss Jennie Mossman and Mrs. John Cox shopped in Zanesville last Saturday.

Mr. & Mrs. Sam'l Cox Married 65 Years Ago

Dec. 2 - Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Cox celebrated their 65th anniversary Thanksgiving day. Mr. and Mrs. Cox have enjoyed good health and happiness all these years. Their children went home with well filled baskets feeling very thankful that their father and mother had been spared to live together these many years. Those present were Mr. and Mrs. Isaac Cox, near Adams Mills, Mr. and Mrs. Manuel Cox of Coshocton, Mr. and Mrs. O.G. McCoy, near Roscoe, Mr. and Mrs. Marvin Cox and son, Eugene, of Dresden, Mr. and Mrs. Ed McFarland and children of Dresden and Mr. Melvin Cox of the home.

(The Times Recorder - Zanesville, OH - December 3, 1923)

Mrs. Edward West obituary

Mrs. Edward West of Dresden Dies At Bethesda Hospital

Nov. 23- Mrs. Edward West, aged 59, died at Bethesda Hospital Friday morning about 3 o'clock. She is survived by her husband, two daughters, Mrs. Floyd Clark and Mrs. Clarence Snyder, three step sons, Ira West, Homer West and Roy West, one granddaughter, Noradale Stargel, of the home; one sister, Mrs. Ohio Williams and two brothers, Sanford King and William King. The funeral will be held from the Prospect church Sunday morning at 10 o'clock. Burial in the Prospect cemetery.

(The Times Recorder - Zanesville, OH - November 24, 1923)

Sunday, February 28, 2010

Samuel Squire

Samuel Squire, who died at Dresden, aged 67, was born and reared in Jackson township. He moved to Dresden fifteen years ago. He served in the 122nd regiment during the Civil war. J.S. Squire of Coshocton is a brother.

(Zanesville Times Recorder - Zanesville, OH - January 8, 1903)

Friday, January 1, 2010

News from January 11, 1924

Two Homes At Dresden Burned Down Thursday

Dresden, O., Jan. 11 - The homes of Wm. Lacy and Howard Lacy were completely destroyed by fire on Thursday morning about 4 o'clock when the home of the latter caught fire from an over-heated stove. Neither house was insured and the loan is estimated at from $3,000 to $4,000.

At Akeroyd Home

Mrs. Clara Akeroyd entertained the members of the Episcopal Guild society at her home on Main street, Wednesday. A potluck dinner was served at the noon hour and officers for the coming year were elected. The next meeting will be held at the home of Mrs. Fred Breighthaupt.

At Lacy Home

Harold Lacy entertained a few of his friends with a party honoring his 18th birthday Thursday evening. Games and music were the main features of the evening and delicious refreshments were served. Those present were Misses Alice and Louise Downs, Virginia Goff, Jeanette Ross, Elizabeth Vandenbark, Messrs. Harold Keyes, Louis Downs, Robert Cox and the host, Harold Lacy.


Miss Lorna Cassady, formerly of this place was married to Martin Call of Coshocton on Sunday. The many friends extend their congratulations.

News Briefs

Frank Fulks of Trinway will move his sawmill outfit to Ellis the first of the week.

Mrs. Earl Blizzard was in Zanesville on business Wednesday.

Joseph McClintock is ill at his home on Main street.

John Richcreek of near Branch church is confined to his home with the smallpox.

Mrs. Mary Layton has returned home after visiting her niece, Mrs. Bert Wright of Wakatomika.

Elmer Cox is having a new addition built to his home on his farm north of here. Henry Trego of Wakatomika is doing the carpenter work.

W.H. Compton, who is confined to the Grant hospital at Columbus, and whose condition was thought to be serious, is not improving.

Communion services for the members of the M.E. church were held at the home of Rev. Mr. Taylor on Thursday evening.

The Shakespeare club met at the home of Mrs. Sam Spencer on Monday evening.

Samuel Layton spent the weekend with relatives in Zanesville.

Mrs. Lawrence Shaver spent a few days recently with her sister.

Mrs. Belle eBalmear of Irville.

The Missionary society of the Baptist church will meet at the home of Mrs. Mae Lacey on Friday evening.

Walter Powell of White Cottage was the Monday guest of Mr. and Mrs. W.F. Powell.

Miss Dorothy Stevenson has returned to Akron after spending the past two weeks with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. C.W. Stevenson.

Mrs. John Farnsworth received word recently of the serious illness of her sister-in-law, Mrs. P.M. Green of Akron.

Mr. G.w. Richcreek, who had been ill from hemorrhage of the nose, is some improved.

Mike Foy of Zanesville is visiting at the William Blott home.

Mr. and Mrs. Frank Hindell are the parents of a baby girl, called Betty Jean on Dec. 29th.

Bert Helpingstine, who has been visiting at the Howard Snack home for the past three months, returned to his home in Illinois on Sunday.

Miss Bertha Kinsey, principal of the high school at Corning, spent the week-end with Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Shaver.

Miss Elizabeth Evans, Miss Helen Reuter and Miss Marion Griffith of Columbus and Miss Norma Vernon of Athens have returned here after a two-weeks' visit at their home.

Bell Palmer left Thursday for Columbus where she will visit for a few days.

Mrs. John McCoy of Conesville Rt. 2, shopped here Wednesday.

Mrs. Mark Ryan and Mrs. Guy Ryan were in Zanesville on Tuesday on business.

Mrs. Pearl Mercer, who has been ill at the home of her sister at Cleveland the past two months, is some improved.

Mr. and Mrs. Jay Griffin and two sons of Zanesville attended the funeral of Addison Griffin on Sunday.

Mrs. Bessie Cox was in Zanesville Tuesday on business.

The Zanesville Signal - January 11, 1924