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August 17,  2019> Hattie Rathbun & Ryser's Baithouse

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SHOPTALK: Lately I was reading a history about the early South Shore Regattas where the author said 3 or 4 thousand spectators were on hand to watch all the activities. Now that seems like an overstatement to me – but see for yourself. There are at least several hundred folks in the desktop pic. Maybe the aforementioned party exaggerated. But, as is obvious, a good number of people came to town to participate in the festivities.

The crowd in this pic are standing along the riverbank in front of the water treatment plant, the boathouse next (south) to it right up to the building that now houses Vermilion’s French Restaurant. I’d say by the way everyone is dressed that it was sometime in the mid-1920s. I like the straw hats and the low-waist dresses. [“Twenty-three skidoo!]

The boat nearest the camera could have been “Cloudy’s Mary N” or the “Edna D.” from Crystal Beach. It’s hard to tell in this pic. I also like the fish tugs at the Kishman dock working up a head of steam. It appears that there was a canoe race going on. But more importantly, people were just out having fun.

On my home desk this week I grabbed an old pic of part of Rubberneck / Exchange Park when the Vermilion Village Police Department was located in the Public Comfort Station. F.Y.I. the Comfort Station was built in late summer / or early fall of 1911. At the time the town was pushing the tourist trade pretty hard. There was a huge Band Convention that year – so it was actually needed. As should be obvious by the Regatta pic (above) some years thereafter it remained useful for many years.

For persons who don’t know or don’t remember the Men’s and Women’s rooms were on the opposite sides of the building from those currently in use. The Men’s side became the Chief’s office, and the Women’s side was the jail replete with jail cells.

This pic of the building (above) was taken c.1956. The Police Car is a 1955 Chevrolet. You will also note the phone booth in the park. I don’t know if pay phones still exist. Cell phones have really made them obsolete. There was also a refrigerated drinking fountain (not in the pic) nearer the corner.

And by the way, the neon “Police” sign may still be the one being used at the current station.

OFF-BALANCE Things have been moving a bit too fast for me this past week. I’ve been working on producing some videos and pix for friends while trying to install a new computer at home along with taking a number of visitors through the museum.

We also held a party in our driveway – free to the public last Saturday. The objective was to have people help us identify some of the people in the ton of photographs we have at the museum. It was helpful, but not as extensive as I (personally) would’ve liked. With all the events going on around town and elsewhere it’s not easy to attract the attentions of everyone who might be helpful.

Nonetheless it was not entirely unproductive. I’m just not used to all the action. And I’ve got a jillion things dancing around in my noggin. I am really and truly “off-balance”.

Historically,

JUST SO NOBODY FOREGETS: JUST SO NOBODY FOREGETS: This is the way it looked along the Vermilion River in February of this year. With all the talk about the Great Flood of 1969 this one got lost. It was actually one of the most severe that we’ve had in years. While property damage was relatively insignificant it was (at least for those who live in the flood plain) extremely annoying. The ice chunks in the photo lasted for several months – into early April. Makes a person wonder what the future holds considering the fact that water levels in the river and lake have been exceptionally high thus far this year.

WHATEVER HAPPENED TO DAVE WHITE: It was just supposed to be a routine training exercise. Naval Reserve Lieutenant Commander David White was required to fly one weekend a month. So when he put the "Stoof" (aka. Grumman “S-TWO-F” Tracker} aircraft into the air over northern California on a crisp Sunday morning in mid-January of 1966 it was with full expectation that he would be enjoying Sunday dinner at home that night with his family. But evening came - and went. And then word came from Navy officials that Dave and his flight crew, Ron Dayton and Bob Palmer, had disappeared somewhere over the Sierra Nevada Mountains. No one knew what might have happened nor, with any certainty, where. All that was known was that three aviators, and the aircraft in which they were flying, had simply vanished.

As the days passed into weeks; and the weeks into months; Dave’s wife Bethli and their 3 children in Mill Valley, California, and his family and friends back in Ohio, held on to some hushed hope that he and his comrades - all familiar with wilderness survival techniques - were perhaps only wounded, and shrewdly biding their time in the mountains until the spring thaw. Maybe - in the spring...

David was the oldest son of Verdis Bryce (V.B.) and Elizabeth (Betty) White of Vermilion. His father was a very popular Vermilion Osteopath {and outdoorsman, and his mother was a member of a prominent local family named Osberg. Born on September 28, 1929, by the time he finished high school he had two little brothers, Bruce and John Paul Stuart.

After his graduation from Vermilion High School he attended and graduated from Michigan State University. The year was 1952 and the Korean Conflict was heating up. Consequently, Dave joined the U.S. Navy with the intention of becoming a pilot.

While he qualified to enter flight school after his basic training there was only one opening. Ordinarily this would not have been an issue. Unfortunately, there was another candidate in line for the school who was equally qualified. To settle the problem both men agreed to toss a coin. Luck was on his side. Dave won.

Flying an AD Skyraider (an attack aircraft affectionately nicknamed by pilots as a “Spad”) in the skies over Korea his guns jammed during a “dogfight”. But luck was on his side again. A fellow flier interceded and neatly dispatched the Soviet built MiG for him.

Things were, as some folks say, “certainly going his way”. Upon leaving active duty he took a position as a commercial pilot for United Airlines; married a young lady from Switzerland (i.e. Bethli); settled down in northern California; had three children - 2 boys and a girl; and flew one weekend a month for the Navy.

When spring of 1966 arrived in the Sierra Nevada Mountains it had been a full five months since Dave and his flight crew had gone missing. One day as two men on horseback (Hank Gibbons of Lincoln CA. and Jerry Hammer of Stockham) were riding through a remote area of the mountains known as Desolation Valley in search of an ideal fishing hole they made a dismal discovery. When they reached the top of a place called Red Peak they came across the charred wreckage of the missing aircraft. David’s luck had run out. There were no survivors.

Navy Lt. Cdr. David Bryce White was interred with military honors at the Golden Gate National Cemetery in San Bruno, California in the summer of 1966. And, again, the days passed into weeks; the weeks into months; and the months into years. David’s children - Steven, Chris, and Anne - came of age and went their separate ways. But always the image of the father they never really knew remained in their thoughts; too young to remember, yet, too old to forget.

In the summer of 2007 seeking some closure for the emptiness that haunted them White’s daughter, Anne Reiss, and her brother Chris joined with Terry Hatch, an old military friend of their father, to find and visit the crash scene. Using maps, the Internet, and information from the Naval archives in Washington D.C. they were able to pinpoint the crash site. And in July of that year the trio hiked into the Desolation Wilderness. This was, incidentally, no small undertaking for the 78-year-old Hatch.

"We could see the flight path," Hatch would later tell an Illinois reporter. "The pine tree clipped by David's plane was still standing. It was all splintered and knocked in half from the impact. And then we saw the wreckage. It was still there. The crash looked like it happened last year, not 40 years ago."

Anne placed cut flowers, given to her by her mother, on the wing of the plane, and also wrote messages to her father on the wreckage. Her brother inscribed the names of the three men who had died, as well as his name and the names of Hatch and Reiss on the wing.

Perhaps Dave’s luck had finally run out - but then again, perhaps not. Some people live and die leaving a myriad of regrets behind. But that certainly can’t be said of Lt. Cdr. David Bryce White. That would only be true if no one ever cared enough to ask, “Whatever happened to David White?”

Ref: U.S. Census 1930; U.S. Veterans Gravesites 1775-2006; The Wheaton Sun - Illinois, 8/10/07; Oakland Tribune 6/13/66; Special Thanks to Stu White, PA; Published in the Vermilion Photojournal 01/15/2009; Rev. 08/11/2019.

YESTERYEAR'S NEWS: The following clips are dictated transcriptions from past issues of The Vermilion News. I think you will find them both interesting and fun...

Vol. XV, No 11 - VERMILION, OHIO THURSDAY, August 17, 1911

School Board Meeting

The Village Board of Education held its regular meeting Monday evening. It was decided to open school on Tuesday, September 5th.

Arrangements were made for ordering supplies. A book on agriculture was adopted by the school board, to comply with the law requiring the teaching of this branch in the schools.

Supt. Irey suggested two new dictionaries be procured, also a new encyclopedia. The schools are in great need of both as the dictionaries now in use are no longer up-to-date, a new revised and rewritten edition has been issued during the past year and the encyclopedia should also be the latest.

A portion of the insurance on the building was reported to be about expired and arrangements were made its renewal.

After ordering the payment of bills – the lightest for money months, the meeting adjourned subject to call.

THE BAND CONVENTION

Arrangements have been nearly completed for the band convention to be held here on the 30th. A full program with prices, etc. are given on another page.

Special rates will be given bands on all railroads. The Nickel Plate for instance makes a special rate to parties of five or more from Leipsic, Jct., east.

The date 22 bands have expressed intentions of coming and it is expected that a number of nearby bands will come at the last moment making some 30 bands in attendance.

Everybody should come to Vermilion to this event, it is something well worth going miles to see and hear. Ample provisions have been made to entertain a large crowd, so come.

REWARD

William L. Guthrie, residing near Marion, O., Who is suffering from mental trouble, escaped from Dr. McMillan’s sanatorium, Shepard, O., Thursday evening, July 27, 1911. He is 49 years of age, smooth shaven, large brown eyes, dark complexion, weighed about 160 in height about 5 ft. 8 in., slightly balding hair, gray around the ears. Wore dark blue suit, soft brown hat. It is thought he might seek employment in rural districts or on lakes. Liberal reward for information.

COURTHOUSE NEWS

Alice M. Jenkins has instituted a suit for divorce in the Court of Common Pleas, against Otis Jenkins, who she says, has been willfully absent for more than three years. The parties were married December 18, 1894, and have three children, the custody of whom the plaintiff seeks.

LORAIN COUNTY

Because she accuses her husband kicking her out of bed, choking and beating her, Mrs. Hannah Kreeger, of Amherst has filed suit for divorce in the Common Pleas court at Elyria from her husband, Louis.

The couple were married in Amherst, November 13, 1888, and have nine children. Mr. Kreeger is a quarryman.

The petition accuses Mr. Kreeger of habitual drunkenness for three years, extreme cruelty and neglect. She says on May 1st he kicked her out of bed, and on July 20th, choked and beat her.

Charging her husband Charles Kishman, manager of the local branch of the Booth Fish Company with having squandered his money on women in more than four cities including Lorain, Mrs. Anna Kishman has filed suit in the Common Pleas court at Elyria asking a divorce, alimony and the custody of their two children. Judge Stroup granted the plaintiff a temporary injunction restraining Mr. Kishman from disposing of any of his property.

Mrs. Kishman in her petition further charges that her husband refused to go out into society with her and treated her very coldly. She says he came home at night, refused to speak to her and hurried off to bed. The petition alleges that Mrs. Kishman inherited some money from her father at the time of his death that Mr. Kishman spent it. She also asserts that Mr. Kishman was often away three or four days at a time refused to tell her he was he was going or where he had been when he returned.

The couple were married in Brownhelm, O. March 14, 1886, and have two children. They reside at 545 Washington Ave. Lorain,

Mrs. Anna Kishman, of Lorain wife of Charles Kishman, the well-known head of the Booth Fish Co., that city was granted $100 alimony per month by Judge Stroup Wednesday morning.

COUNTRY CORRESPONDENCE

AMHERST

BORN – to Mr. and Mrs. Fred Eberhard, a son, Thursday, August, 10.

Several from here attended the motorcycle races at Lorain Saturday afternoon.

The funeral services of the three-year-old son of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Koppely were held on Saturday afternoon from the home.

Dr. George Quigley was arrested for malicious destruction of property and brought before Justice Schuler and bound over to appear before the next grand jury. Bond was fixed at $500. He was caught pulling out muskmelons by the roots.

[NOTE: Now here’s an unfathomable crime. I’d like to know the “whole” story.]

KILLED BY THE TRAIN

Stephen, 14, and Frank, 7, only sons of Mr. and Mrs. Antone Schmitz of Amherst, were struck and instantly killed by a late sure westbound passenger train a mile east of the village late Friday afternoon. The boys were standing in the center of one of the tracks and their attention attracted to a stone train, which was eastbound and passing on in adjoining track did not hear the passenger train bearing down on them.

The youngsters left their home early in the afternoon to go turtle fishing and it was while trudging home with a big turtle between them that death came. When the train which struck the boys pulled into Amherst the engine was spattered with blood but the turtle lay at one end of the pilot on its back kicking vigorously. It alone escaped the quick death which had overtaken its little captors.

Employees of the Blum Dellbridge cut stone plant witnessed the tragedy. After the train had passed they ran to the tracks found the bleeding bodies of the children almost entirely stripped of clothing and with almost every bone in their bodies broken. They were thrown a number of feet into a ditch.

The smaller boy’s head was but a half shell, the back being entirely missing. His brains were scattered along the track Stephen’s body was so twisted it bore little resemblance to a human being. Baker’s ambulance was called and the bodies taken to the morgue to be prepared for burial.

When the news of the accident was conveyed to Mrs. Schmitz, she ran weeping hysterically to the morgue. On Her Way, Peter Schmitz, brother-in-law met her and persuaded her to turn back home, but she refused and started to run madly for the door to the morgue. She was near collapse and hysterical. Her condition was reported serious. Antone Schmitz, and could not be located until he reached home. He found his wife grief stricken. Then he learned of the tragedy.

Ill fortune has appeared to follow the children of the couple. Margaret, 12, is the last of seven children born to Mr. and Mrs. Schmitz. Three daughters and a son lost before the tragedy of Friday took from them their last two sturdy little sons.

The two brothers went to a brook near their home shortly after they had eaten their dinner. They were barefooted and clad in jumper overalls, made by the mother’s loving hands. After playing along the banks of the stream for several hours they started home, their turtle trophy, a large specimen being carried between them. The railroad tracks were the nearest and most direct way home. When they reached the Menz “first crossing,” as it is called, the train loaded with stone from a nearby quarry approached on the south track going east. The brothers paused to watch the cars whiz by.

In their absorption they had failed to hear or see the westbound accommodation Cleveland to Norwalk train which left Cleveland at 3:20 bearing down upon them. The engineers saw the youth standing on the track but supposed they had seen the big engine bearing down up upon them.

The Schmitz family have resided in Amherst for fourteen years and were well-known. The two boys were popular with the school children of the village. Stephen was in the 7th grade Frank was in the second. The brothers were buried side-by-side in St. Joseph’s Cemetery.

A double funeral was held on Monday morning at 8 o’clock at St. Joseph’s Church.

Ceylon

Mrs. Wm. Fitch is reported some better at this writing.

Mr. Frank Barnes has purchased a new automobile. It arrived here Tuesday.

Harry N. Atwood passed over Vermilion at 3:40 this afternoon on his aerial trip from St. Louis to the coast. He was following the N. P. Railway.

He alighted on the courthouse grounds at Sandusky shortly after noon today and witnesses declare it was a beautiful sight.

Lorain police are working on what they believed to have been an attempt to wreck an L. S. E. Local car just east of Avon Beach on Sunday evening. It is reported that a motorman on the eastbound limited noticed a pile of six large ties across the westbound track and gave warning. The car leaving Cleveland at 8 o’clock was due in five minutes. A thorough search of adjoining lots and woods was made.

BIRMINGHAM

Mrs. William Webster has been laid up with neuralgia in her face for the past week.

Little Harold Jones was shot back of the ear Thursday by his older brother Lyons Leo who had been shooting at a mark and thinking there were no more shots in the gun he turned around and pointed it at his little brother only in fun, but the result wasn’t as much of a joke as he had imagined. The boy is still living in the doctors say there is some chance of covering.

LOCALS AND PERSONALS

The Wakefield brass company started work on the new addition to their factory building this week. It will be a two-story structure to be occupied by offices and shipping department.

[NOTE: This must be the red brick building on W. River road near the railroad tracks. This info is a bit of Vermilion history trivia.]

Norris Welch leaves this evening with a party of Oberlin friends for a trip to Niagara Falls.

The Lorain County Press Club enjoyed an outing at Vermilion Sunday afternoon and banqueted at the Maud– Elton in the evening.

Mr. Jay W. Childs, uncle of W. E. Childs, and sons, Clifford and Merle of Conneaut, stopped in town Monday on their way to Detroit by auto.

Cort Simons is quite ill at his home on Grand Street, with typhoid fever. A trained nurse is in attendance.

The L. S. E. Station at Ceylon Jct. was completely destroyed by fire early Friday morning. Origin unknown. The station will be rebuilt.

Mrs. Cora Chandler has the agency for the Spirella Corset Co. of Meadville Pa., and has a number of samples at her home which she will be glad to show the ladies of Vermilion and vicinity.

Do not be backward in telephoning an item to the NEWS. We are here to answer phone calls. Names of visitors are always welcome. That item dropped in the NEWS box at the post office will also receive proper notice if name is signed.

Mrs. P. J. Havice returned from St. Joseph’s Hospital, Lorain, Sunday. She is getting along nicely and is greatly pleased with the treatment she received while at the hospital.

Workman are excavating for the new residence of H. E. Rose on Jefferson Street.

TOMATO SALAD

Wash and cut in small pieces, but do not chop, one large ripe tomato, one small onion, one green pepper. When ready to serve, pour over salad one-half cup good vinegar, 1 teaspoon sugar, one quarter spoonful salt, dash of pepper.

BERLIN HEIGHTS

A trial gasoline arc light has been installed at the square. If it gives satisfaction it is the intention to secure several for lighting the town.

Mr. Lowry who was stricken with paralysis last week, died Monday morning. During all the time of his illness he was in a critical condition. Funeral services were held in the home of his son William with whom father and mother Lowery were living. On Wednesday afternoon conducted by Rev. A. R. Burnett. Mr. Lowery was of a familiar figure on the streets of our village and will be missed perhaps as much as any other person.

Linwood Park

The Lorain businessmen are holding their annual picnic at Crystal Beach today.

The lecture given by Rev. F. C. Berger at the German tabernacle was very much appreciated by all present.

The German Sunday School convention is in session at the park this week and German Camp-Meeting will begin next week.

The Linwood boys and the Ruggles contested with each other in a game of ball Wednesday. Linwood won out in a score of 2 to 1.

OBITUARY

Henry Julius Heinz, born March 14, 1853 in lank or thought, Germany, died August 14, 1911, age 58 years five months. In 1878 he was married to Catherine Elizabeth Fox. They came to America in 1883. Four children were born to this union.

He leaves his widow and two daughters and one grandchild. Funeral was held yesterday at 1 PM at the home.

HISTORY OF ERIE COUNTY

CHAPTER XV.

BENCH AND BAR.

THE OLD ERIE COUNTY BAR.

…schools of the locality in which his parents lived, and when of sufficient age he entered Oberlin College, where he remained two years, but did not graduate from that institution. His early law studies were prosecuted in the office of Messrs. Plum & Plum, where he read for more than two years. He was admitted to the bar at Columbus on the 14th of December, 1863. Mr. Bailey practiced law for a few years in Lorain county, and in the fall of 1868 went to Iowa, where he remained three years. On returning to Ohio he opened an office at Norwalk, Huron county, and lived and practiced at that place until the month of September, 1863, at which time he came to Sandusky. His practice is general, but if there is any class of cases for which he has a preference, it is in that branch of the profession usually called-criminal practice.

John T. Beecher, son of Lucas S. Beecher, was born in Sandusky on the 23d of July, 1831. His early education was obtained in the schools of his native town, after which he attended the academy at Mt. Vernon, O., and still-later, for a time, Kenyon College, at Gambier, Knox county. His study of the law commenced almost at the same time with his education, but it was not until he left Kenyon College that he became a regular law student in the office of his father. He was admitted to the bar on the 11th of October, 1853, and immediately became interested in his father's practice, an association that continued until the death of the latter, some few years ago.

In 1883 Mr. Beecher formed a law partnership with Hon. Thomas P. Finnefrock, of Fremont, O., which relation has ever since been maintained. During the years 1879 and 1880 Mr. Beecher filled the office of city solicitor of Sandusky.

Ulysses T. Curran. By far the greater of the years of this man, since the days of youth, have been devoted to the school-room, either in the capacity of student or teacher, and it was not until the year 1884 that he became an active member of the legal profession, although he was admitted to practice in 1872.

Mr. Curran was born at Harrisburg, the capital of the Keystone State, on the 7th day March, 1834. His education was obtained at the Miami University, at Oxford in this State, his parents and family having become residents of Brown county in 1840. He was graduated from this institution in 1856, and then received the degree of Bachelor of Arts.

For the three years next succeeding his graduation Mr. Curran was engaged as assistant superintendent of public schools at Ripley, in Brown county, and at the same time engaged in teaching. He then became principal of the academy at Harford, Ohio county, Ky., and remained there until the outbreak of the war, when, from the fact that he was not in sympathy with the great mass of the people of that State, he was compelled to leave, and leave quickly too. From there he moved to La Fayette, Ind., where he opened a select school, but this was not a successful enterprise. During his residence there Mr. Cur-…

HISTORY OF ERIE COUNTY OHIO - With Illustrations and Biographical Sketches of Some of Its Prominent Men and Pioneers. - Edited by Lewis Cass Aldrich - Syracuse, N.Y. - D. Mason & Co., Publishes - 1889.

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ALSO IN 1969: This item was likely overshadowed by the Great Flood of 1969, but it was also a momentous occasion. If you were a resident of town in those years you have to remember the funeral director Ed Fisher and his wife. This pix illustrate how the business grew over the years.

I have been told that Mr. Fisher was quite a trickster who like a good joke. I suppose in that sort of business one has to find the laughs where one can find them.

The couple had two children Cheryl (Duckworth) and Keith. Cheryl attended school with my sister Zella “Butch”. Keith was my age. I believe Cheryl now lives in Florida. But I’ve lost track of Keith.

This is an interesting piece of Vermilion history.

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IT WAS THE LITERAL TRUTH

When she got flowers from her husband, and she quickly opened the card. All it said was "No." What did that mean? She called her husband, who said, "I didn't attach any message. The florist asked if I had a message and I said, 'No.'"

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LOCAL ANNOUNCEMENTS: After giving it much thought this link has been "put-down". During the last year most of the folks who used to use this page as a bulletin board have acquired their own and, consequently, no longer need this forum from "Views". I have, however, kept links (in the links section) to Larry Hohler's "Hope Homes" in Kenya - and to Bette Lou Higgins' Eden Valley Enterprises sites. They are historically and socially relevant projects. I suggest that you visit these sites on a regular basis to see "what's shakin'".

Pay particular note to the "Hope Homes" page during the next few months / years. They are constantly improving the lives of their youngsters and those around them. This is an exciting project accomplished by exciting people.

Although this Vermilion High School Class of 1959 reunion is over classmates may want to stay connected with each other through organizerROGER BOUGHTON. Ye can connect by mailing him @ 2205 SW 10th Ave. Austin, MN. 55912 or you can just emailRoger.

Persons interested in the history of the Lake Shore Electric Railway (which was the subject of a recent past podcast series) - "the greatest electaric railway system on the planet" may want to go to Amazon.com and purchase a book called "Images of Rail - Lake Shore Electric Railway". It was put together by Thomas J. Patton with the help of my friends DENNIS LAMONT and ALBERT DOANE. It'd make a nice gift.

Another great book with Vermilion Roots is, "Grandma's Favorites: A Compilation of Recipes from MARGARET SANDERS BUELL by Amy O'Neal, ELIZABETH THOMPSON and MEG WALTER (May 2, 2012). This book very literally will provide one with the flavor of old Vermilion. And ye can also find it at Amazon.com. Take a look.

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