Defiance County Republican Express in Defiance, Ohio
28 Feb 1890

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28 Feb 1890

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Defiance County Republican Express (Newspaper) - February 28, 1890, Defiance, Ohio Defiance ton flu enu lican vol. . Defiance county Ohio Juday february 28, 1800. Extra special notice change of firm. I no. La. Tab a leg groans touching upon subjects that Are familiar to the people of City and county. After being closed two weeks to have our Stock invoiced and appraised. We opened up saturday morning feb. 15th, to close out que entire Stock everything must be sold regardless of Cost and right now is the time to buy and save dollars. I Tai at prices on All dry goods cot to pieces. Muslims Calico Gingham and shirting less than Cost handsome dress goods at almost 1-2 Price. Cloaks almost Given away in our Boot and shoe department you can buy two pairs at a1 most the Price of one. Rubber boots Only $2.50 per pair thousands of other bargains. Everything must go. It1. Wallet the Best Boot on at this. Everyone si.09. Lot 2�? clean Boston l Politico spi ritual Istle seance. Pilgrim hag heard strange whisperings the past week shout a remarkable poll too c seance that is said to have been held in this City at a Tate Day. The county commissioners members of the oily Council an i editor of the Democrat Are now believed so Honvo been the Only personages who sit in the Circle. That the message that came out of go Culland that night were not eminently satisfactory to the gentlemen seeking knowledge fro n the restless spirits who while not hobnobbing .Ith the san Moon or stars Are pulverizing the Bottom of sundry tables in this realm Terres Tinl All will agree after Reading this letter. It is said by some that spirits when they desert the caverns of Clay that form habitations in this life go to a land without geography and take no the studies that hardened them before the enforced Regira that transition leads to enlightenment an that knowledge is gleaned from the new held and telegraphed Back through i he medium of a table leg to the world of Sunshine and tempest High taxes and democratic mis role that some Are sadly changed for the worse and Are Given to blasphemy and Kindred evil and that daring the passage of their communications to this world the varnish is scorched off the unfortunate fable leg used to transport the ghost land cablegram that some others nor Given to truth telling in this life have mastered the divine Art during their sojourn Over there up there or Down there As the imagination of the Reader would suggest it was this last class that monopolised the underpinning of the table the night of the Politico spiritual Folio seance alluded to above. Mea Only a foot sore travel stained to Inver. Its i and going much Tho same Here As it is .Ith you. When i say it is a i going i mean in this immediate Section in life. I lived in a county where the Boas Democrat to commissioner built Good roads in ids own neighbourhood out of the county fund to the great detriment of the res of the Community. The same Rule holds Good i Ere i used to he harnessed to the wheel but it is the Othor fellow now. Men Are fairly weighed in this realm Ami by reason of that the tax payer is on top in May be Small Comfort to those who were ie-1 Low sufferers .Ith me at one time but i j ii Ive travelled a Good ways to Tell them that if they full to receive Justice in life they i May Hope to be rewarded when it is ended. I beg your Pardon if i startled you when i struck the table. In a Only a mild Man need exam payer. There Are some among my acquaintances who will driven through the roof of they got a Hap rap rap went the tilde but the o a Cie was forced to take a breathing apell and the fight waa uncovered. Then it was discovered that there was one vac int chair and that the transom Over the door was open. That told the Story. The cablegram regarding the expenditure of the Road fund had hit the right target. Will find the finest assortment of at prices that cannot be duplicated at Colby amp Scott a drug Book Ami Wall paper store. Peoples store Defiance. Successor to f. Swalley amp co. Chas. E. Bronson a real state be Hance Defiance Ohio. 306�?for Sale 60 acre farm in Section so 1 a Glaize township Paulding county 60 acres i Mark Center. Good Frame House and other buildings. Price $2,boo. 308�?for Sale of acres in Section 7, Noble township Defiance county Good buildings. Price $1,700. 328 for Sale 40 acres in Section 19, Mark township near Mark Center 5 acres cleared Aitches on two sides. Price . 339�?for Sale Corner lot at. Amp 0. Depot n Defiance desirably located. Price $750. 348�?for Sale 4u acres in pleasant township log House Frame Kitchen a Good Well Good Fenee to acres under cultivation. Price $1,500. 352�?for Sale 40 acres in Section 13, Delaware township. If sold soon will take shoo. 357�?for Sale 20 acres East of canal in Section i. Price $475. 363�?for Sale lot 14 in Krotz addition to North Defiance. Price $100. This is a rare Chance to secure a Good lot to build on. 368�?for Sale one of the Best terms in Defiance county. Too acres within two Miles of the corporation line 70 acres under cultivation soil Black Sand and Black Loam the Best in the county Frame House two stories 32x60 feet 20 acres in wheat. Price of per acre .Ith half Cash a reduction of to per acre for Cash. This is a rare bargain. 369�?for Sale a Good hotel property near b. O. Depot. Must be sold at once. 381�?for Sale two Brick store rooms three stories Between 3d and 4th streets on Clin in. A Good paying investment. Price Only 5,000. 370�?for Sale House and lot on Holgate Avenue known As the Perkins property. Price $3.ooo. 387�?for Sale lot 14, East Defiance a Good two Story Frame House 7 rooms Frame barn. Price $1,200. 394�?for Sale so acres in Section is Defiance township 70 acres under plow Good log building All tiled and in Good shape. I Rice $3,600. A Good Chance for the right Man. 396�?for Sale 120 acre farm in Henry co., near Holgate 95 acres cleared Frame barn a two Story Frame House Well under drained two open ditches free from stumps Small fruits plenty. Price $7,200, Cash $2,400. Call at once. 399�?for Sale 40 acres in Section 25, Delaware township on it. Wayne Road. Price $22 per acre. Must be sold at once. 406�?for Sale House and lot for $550. On easy payments in South Defiance. 407�?for Sale 40 acres in Sec. 13, Delaware township 25 acres cleared Fine Frame House and barn All new Price $2,500. Purchaser can secure 40 acres adjoining this 40, cheap. I w111 Purchase a House and lot in East Defiance. Call at once. ,412-for Sale House and lot 6 rooms Well Cistern Wood House and stable. Price $1600.4j7-Forsale. Lot 85 in Holgate a addition to North Defiance. Price $250. N Sale. Lot is. Booth and Aldrich a addition to East Defiance House .Ith 6 rooms Well Cistern Stabe and Wood shed. Flke a a Carriage at the office at Oil hours to show property free of expense. Chas. E. Bronson Defiance o. A la Grippe is still around. A mrs. Mate Scottdale Wonderly in allayed .Ith her Mother. A Mack. D Ivis amp Fosters travelling Man a a in our Berg last Friday. A or Joe Henicks Erir jeweler of Cincinnati Sun Dayed .Ith j. A. Hire. A Martin Plum burled a Little boy last sunday. Death was caused by Scarlet fever. A quite a number of Mark Center people went to Sherwood last saturday and attended the g. A r. Supper. A we noticed the smiling face of Briden Baugh Krotz a runner from Defiance on our streets last monday. A a. It. Flack started last monday on a trip through Michigan. Will is general travelling agent for the Oval Wood butter dish co. A meeting is still in Progress at Maumee Chapel conducted by Rev. C. Cd Manning interest is Good and souls Are being brought to Carist a wreck on the b. Amp o. At Delaware Bend morning the 34th. Cause two engines trying to pass on one track. The wreck part was a howling Success. A the meeting at Mark Center is still in Progress .Ith the Best of results. Many Are turning from the ways of sin and wickedness. Lit the Good work go on. Rev. Baily is conducting the meeting. A items Are like our Money very scarce Fate ins and Money May to h be scarce in Mark Center but she is not Short on babies. I h it is a great Consolation. May the m irk township tribe continue to a births to or. And mrs. Elmer hires a girl to or. And mrs. A l. Mcbride a girl to or. And mrs. Phil Kisabeth a girl to or. Ani mrs. Dove a g it and boy. All doing Well. We should remark no Hies on Mark township. All things being ready the Light a s placed under a Bushel and the signal Given for the hippodrome to go on. In hip of spotted horse spangles limbs nod a few other things incident to nil Well regulated circuses the table which is the All important Factor in such meetings distinguished itself by stepping off a few bars of danubian Waltzes and then bowing its Back Liko a Leviathan making ready to dive and bring up Sand from the Bottom of the sea or die jumped High in the air cracked its heels together three times and alighted leg Side Down. The seance then went on. Rap rap rap. The table groaned again and again but took its Medicine like a Little Man. Rap rap rap. A who Are you a some one at last ventured to ask. A it matters not about my name. My Mission Here is to give you warning. In a bang syne i was one of the few delegated to Rustle things in the Back townships and keep the democratic majority no to the High water Mark. I was one of the chosen few who assisted Many years ago in running funds from the Paulding county Treasury into the Defiance county Treasury when our wicked persecutors the republicans had discovered a deficit it was a Slick scieme but it was a mistake. It in i to other deceptions and to retain our Power we made life a lie. Tim has developed Many leaks and the truth is oozing out. The people will learn it ail by and by and then the Finger of scorn will Point out our names to the passing throngs. It has been revealed to me that All the iniquities of the past must come to the surface. Therefore Call a halt and assist in bringing about reforms. The heated term never passes away Here for those who have been instrument la in bringing calamities upon the people. I assisted in harassing the people a great Many years in the name of democracy and i never have any use for my or id wave signal now. Fore warned is fore armed so heed this at this Point there was much discuss on As to the advisability of ending the seance. Home thought there was too much truth in the communications to be very funny while some others who had not been struck by lightning instated that the curtain should go up a in. It was so concluded and the table was trotted out and inspected. One leg was discovered to he badly shaken and As it was desirable to use some thing in bandaging it no that would not be a loss to the Community if destroyed the agreement of Stephen g. Clark of Chicago to build a Bridge across the Maumee River was pressed into service. It was conceded that it looked business like to use such a document even if it did not amount to much. The Light then went under cover end the table executed one of the Moat difficult j i known to the world since the Days of Corinne Mccullegan King of Munster and Bishop of Cashel. The Devil ment in the Documental b indie might have accounted for this hut rap rap r in. A nah there a said the editor. A stay there a echoed the spook. A Are they All there Quot said the Shade. A who do you mean Quot a the a no one got �?one/1 what a pity. That last ditch i was taxed to help pay for and which did not Benefit me a dollars Worth waa a Little More then i could stand. I begged and plead for mercy but it was no us. For fifteen years i had been subjected to such indignities. At the last meeting of the Board i attended i received a solemn Promise that not even a portion of the Harden should be shifted onto me. I went Home Happy. The next Day i Learned that the dose had been doubled. Then i gave up the ghost. I plead to night for the i a lug for the Farmers of Defiance county who Are under the Dominion of the com my a stoners. If the commissioners would have peace Over Here let them show some mercy and consideration for the living. Done to write any More cards gentlemen of the Board. The it Hopkins and Washington Street tear up is Only one of the outrageous jobs that you have done a Vert sing for it and then counter manding the order. Everybody got onto the locket and that put the fire committee in a to e. The proper plan would have been to have advised the firm Selling the Hose to hold it until such time As bids had been advertised and then to reject All but that of Tho firm selected by the fire committee. Done to you see How the chasm Ronld have been bridged Over of a town is to be plundered Harmony la essential. It is in fact a no Chasity. If a member of the fewer committee and the City Engineer had not locked horns the general Publ c would never have known about that jobs was it turned out the noun Ellis Loose Way of doing business is now Public property. Then again i am sur prised about that Preston run badge. It might have teen much better handled. Of course Ivory one of St ads that the City a no business building it but while the Council was about it it should have been More thorough in i s work. The Law says that any improvement Bridges included costing Over to goo must be sold to the lowest bidder and advertised for four consent to weeks. The Preston run Bridge was Only advertised ten Days and in my Day the Law was As strict .Ith count is As the commissioners. It was a great mistake not to advertise four weeks. You sae it gives the widow orphans the poor Labouring Man the merchants and bus Ness men a Chance to cry oat it is the crying on that hurts. It did no to bother me much in the Tish but in this world it is different the cries of the sewing women the poor men trying to pay for Little Home who were ground Down by my reckless waste of Public Money s Marges me now like a whip of fire. It done to pay to engage in such practices. One May think he has done a Good stroke of business in engineering such a Job through it May even make one feel Joyful but it is hades in the life to coms i fat Peak from there was a sound As if a mighty the org was sliding Down the banisters of the Back stairs and when the Able editor Mado the rounds of the table be found that he was alone. Lijek do it it Loafer Foung to be the next democratic nominee for auditor. Don t make the mistake of running up Aua Lentan iceberg by opposing Bim. My advice to von is logo Home and build Snow shed. It will be Spring la needed before a the rap rap rap but there ii no answer every chair is vacant again the raps Are heard Ami then the table collapsed and the seance waa Over. Ridgeville and Vicinity. Mrs. Birt Morris sick at present writing. Ell the summer schools Are taken. Ida ii Armee of Wauseon visited Here turd a a a Quot a pc m. In Henry county. Sunday. Grand Surprise party at William Chap Man a on i hum a evening of last week. A Harry Emery of Defiance spent saturday and sunday .Ith bus parents at place. Arba Tubbs and family of Adams Ridge spent sunday .Ith friends in Henry county. J debates Are held in District no. Al every Friday afternoon. All the children Are taking an Neive part a a strange gentleman is stopping to our Berg at present there is a great curiosity to ii Arn who he May be. Cd Rev. Barker has had to Poal Pone the protracted meeting Here. Owing to the Success at Florida it was thought beat to continue labors there. A the weather still continues bad so there is no need of speaking about that. I am of the firm Belier though that we will get our share of weather if we keep read up room the almanac. A or. George Emery Wnm grandly surprised saturday evening. The evening wan spent in literary entertain Monte after which mrs. Emery received a set of Silver knives and Forks and a stove shovel ayer3ville. Saturday and sunday. Parker of Loraine Street visited Money i am daily making Loans on improved real estate in Northwestern Ohio at six per cent. Interest j a orbs a re made on either Long or Short time .Ith privilege of paying Back in partial payments before due and stopping interest on on the amount paid. No life insurance required. I also buy Good notes and make abstracts upon reasonable terms. H. G. Baker lawyer and loan agent. Adams township. Defiance Ohio. No37 $1,000 Reward for every came of nasal or Post nasal Catarrh a that _ _ by. Livingston a positive cure for Catarrh fails to cure. Every bottle is guaranteed or Money refunded when our rules and instructions Are carried out in full. Phe Only Catarrh Medicine of Merit and Tho Only company that gives you this Chance. This is to show the Public that we do not come before tie people ,.ith a worthless nostrum but one of Merit. Do not let your druggist sell you Azo ate ha3 our guarantee on same. For Sale by All drug Trade. Price per 11 you druggl8t does not have t Send 1. Aud we will pay express chafes or. Livingston Medicine co., Dayton Oma for Sale by Defiance druggists. Dei a did you get a Valentine last Friday a Kwa Harper and wife visited at Ridgeville Corners last thursday. A several persons Are taking lessons in German of Rev. W. P. Dinke. A Henry and Henry Aschemeyer swapped Cross Cut saws one Day Lase week. A there was a debating society organized at the Kappa school House last tuesday night a Clara Hoover has returned to her Home in Tiffin township after a three weeks visit .Ith friends in Adams township. A la Sis what i Call a Good Days work the Farmers hauled 105 loads of die from the Snyder Bro a tile Yard last monday. A Sam. Spiehart met .Ith quite an Accident the other Day while at work in Snyder Bros. Saw Mill having one of his fingers Cut off. Local. Jewell. Delayed i a Geo. Woods visited Here some Days ago. A or. Cameron is convalescing after a severe illness. A Geo. Parker is getting out Wood on the Goddard farm. A the liberals commenced protracted meeting sunday night a we. Mohrs House caught fire monday morning. Some damage done. A the Sparrow Hunters had an Oyster supper at win. saturday night a mrs Elizabeth Carpenter of Williams county is the guest of f. Murtin and family. A mrs. Elizabeth Williams returned Home i Friday after a two weeks visit in Williams i county. A by Arr de. February 13 the Jake Weis and Cornelia Miller. May peace and happiness go .Ith them. A Rev. Mormon returned from Miehs Gan saturday. He reports Good Success in his meetings there. A mrs. Dabney returned Home saturday from standby where she has been attending a sick daughter. A miss Vinnie c spotter accompanied by her Cousin miss toddle Ronicle of Defiance spent sunday at the former s Home. A a Little four year old child while playing around the room one Day taking what he should not and doing what he should not when his Mara 1 add a now Johnnie god done to like naughty Boyar a ooh Quot said Johnnie a a he a so Pebble. This message bore Down upon the Circle like an iceberg and for a Long time the silence was unbroken. The big clock in the court House Tower marked the noon of night a that confounded scoundrel was one of the court House gang i was trying to Down when i was chief of the tis Arink Dumse a said a deep voice a hush Dave hush a answered a voice across the table a there Ara spirits around. What Dave wag meant will never be known unless Bis other name was Miller. Again the table began to shiver and shake like a dog in a wet sack and wound up the exhibition by Buck jumping All around the room. Bap rap rap came a second Call. But no one made bold to ask who was tin re. B in rap rap once twice thrice and then the table shot up like a rocket. This demonstration of Power startled the Circle and the question was asked As .Ith one voice a who in the Devil is there a a Only an a what a come a chorus of voices. Just then there was a rustling As of Angelus wings in the Vicinity of Tho transom above the door and a member of the Circle reaching out in the dark discovered another vacant chair. Rap rap rap a i have a wife and children in Defiance and protest against them help Puyong $5,000 or $6,000 taxes every year that the commissioners have no right to Levy. Was a Democrat in life but the change has opened my eyes to the truth. I can see now what my blindness brought upon me. I simply ask that my Little ones be protected from the commissioners while being harassed by the present Council one evil at a time is enough. Thump thump thump a i sit .Ith the late grand jury occupy lug a seat on top of the prosecutors Type writer. I cannot Compromise the living by giving away the secrets of Tho jury room but it grieved me seriously to see an old Friend now a county official explaining away words uttered in Wrath. Will he never learn that there should be a limit to talk that there is a danger line i wept Only spirits can weep when he admitted just then there was a crash As if some heavy body had been shot through a ventilator. There was one More vacant e Mir. The clock in the court House Tower struck two and still the seance went on but one David did not answer when name wan called. Rip thump rap thump rap thump a i urn an sex Alderman and know something of municipal affairs myself. It was a mistake for the fire committee to have ordered n great big Jot of Hose without rap rap rap a you Are a democratic editor la a democratic City and county. Things have been badly managed by your party. You know that As Well of i do. You have been discreetly silent regarding All charges that have b on made. In that you followed the example of the illustrious Grover Cleveland who made it a Maxim to deny nothing. It is Best to follow your present course unless you intend to Tell the truth and that you know Itta not democratic you Ore going to have a Burd time of it this year. Your Paity is divided and Many of them Are determined that there shall be a change. You can look for that Thoro is another a Spring weather seems to have come again. A or. L. Povenmire is on the sick list again. A Frank Myera has moved in .Ith his father. A mrs. Myera has gone to visit friends at Ottawa. Mrs. Amy Gaylord has taken a relapse .Ith la Grippe. A or j. J. Miller has begun the work of building his barn. A quite a Large attendance at the m. E. Church Handsy morning. A mrs. Winfield s daughter of Chicago is visiting her at present writing. A the probabilities Are that or. Reader will teach another month of school. A the Mother Earth put on Ber White Cress on the 23d but was gone before evening. A or. I. Skiver and miss Luella Smith were married at the m. E. Parsonage on the 23d inst. Rev. Myers officiating. A or. Win Smith and miss Brown were married at the Home of the brides parents. On the 23d inst. Rev. Snider officiating. A quite a Large attendance at the literary exor it Laos on last Friday evening. Subject for debate a resolved that Washington did More for bus country than Grant a the affirmative won it subject for debate on the 2sth inst a resolved that great men make great events. I Mousy at 6 per cent. Interest on Ito Lipe i a 4$ All Loans closed up on Short notice. No red tape about it. Good notes discounted at reasonable rates. William e. Moll. Office in Stone fronts Defiance Ohio .Ith Harris amp Cameron. at Harley a lion store. Be w White goods new k in Broide Ries new Calico new Salines new Gingham new zephyrs new Silks new dress goods of All descriptions in All the newest and fashionable shades. Bargains in new goods. Lowest prices newest Stylos. Carpets. O carpets. A e a e just opened our new carpets. Ingrain body Brussels tapestry velvets Etc. Lace curtains and new rugs Mats Etc. All the new things in in ass trimmings Vandyke Points Etc now opened. New ruching new ribbons. Great bargains in Wash goods. Shalla is Only s cents a. Yard. Demoizes a new fabric g cents a Yard. Best line of dress Batta is at 12 1-2 cents a Yard Ever shown in the City. Trade at the big lion store. The finest line of new and Choice goods in the City. Harleys lion Storr

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