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Defiance Express (Newspaper) - October 19, 1899, Defiance, Ohio Def Lance express. Defiance o. Thursday october 19 1839, Cross out saws chains axes Etc. Lard presses and meat cutters. You Al laying of the Corner Stone for the new Post office. Tion lines of the two to it it Una join. The two places Are practically one City of 15,000 people. The Republican majority of the county is 2,000. Everywhere a evidences of wealth couture Contentment together with All modern improvements and conveniences. All the people appear to be prosperous Aud Happy and would consider it a crime guns. The sound truck the High build a to vote to place in Power again the 202-204 Clinton Street Defiance o. Ira r Kline Aud m Stockman have teen licensed to wed. H l Powell is having a Well bored at his Home on Wayne Street. The work of paving the main Street in Hicksville has been commenced. Capt. F. Crandall was out Hunting thursday and killed seven Squirrel. Or. And mrs. W w Wood returned from their wedding trip thursday evening. The United states express co. Will be moved into the Wilhelm Block the first of november. Paul Hagen of Mark Center stopped off in Defiance Friday. He had been to Napoleon on business. Rev. B. W. Slagle has returned from Springfield where he has been attending the presbyterian Synod. F. M. Schell editor of the Hicksville nets wife and two daughters were in the City Friday. They drove across the country if we Are now having oar Indian summer it will be Safe to watch for Squaw Winter. It will be Here soon enough. The funeral of mrs. Boat. Who died at the Home of her daughter. Mrp. Job. Killion in East Defiance. Tuesday took place at Hamler thursday. The Well on the a j Kiser farm has been abandoned and the digging pulled up. A new Well will be put Down at once but the place Bas not yet teen fixed on. The following new cases have been filed in common pleas Reoutt it Harles Allen is. Victoria Harper Elizabeth Clark is. Geo. B Rohn. Both suits being filed to Divide property. Hon. U h Hester superintendent of the United census for this congressional District was in the City Friday. He was entertained at the residence of his old Friend c j Thompson. The District meeting of the Home missionary society of the defiant District will be held in the m. E. Church next wednesday afternoon and evening. At the evening Stasion mrs. Belier a lady who had spent much time in Alaska will give a talk which will undoubtedly be of great interest. Or. And mrs. A Biehle of East deft a Nee Are celebrating the fiftieth anniversary of their marriage Friday and have been receiving congratulations from a Host of friends. May the ties that bind them remain unbroken for Many Long years is the wish of All their Riende. Two fully ripened crops of Layke seed were harvested off one piece of land on the farm of Jesse m Benner sr., in Tiffin township this season. The first was threshed Early in August and yielded to bushels. The second crop was threshed Early in this month and yielded 7 bushels. Such cases As there Are rare. Mrs. Hettie Miller Tappan who died in Fulton county last week at the age of 93, was not Only probably the oldest resident of this county but was a Pioneer of Toledo living Bere from 1836 to 1840�?a Balf Century ago. Mrs. Tappan was one of a party of Young women who arranged a dinner for Gen. Lafayette at Morristown n. J., in 1824. When that distinguished Frenchman made his last visit to the United Wauseon expositor. The s ate repair boat anchored at the foot of Monroe Street has on Board a relic of anti Bellynm Days in the shape of a 300 Pound steel Cannon. It has quite a history. It was being brought up from Texas daring the a Wah to take part in a Parade in this City Way Back in the 60 a but during a squabble among some boys it was accidentally cast overboard and rested in the Miama canal Ever since until resurrected a Short time ago by the state Tocsin. Grain of brings Relief to the Coffee Drinker. Coffee drinking is a hah that is universally indulged in and almost As universally injurious. Have you tried Grain of it is almost Uke like Coffee but the effects Are just the opposite. Coffee upsets the stomach ulus the digestion effects the heart and disturbs the whole nervous system. Ruin of tones up the stomach aids digestion and strengthens the nerves. There is nothing but nourishing in Grant of. It can t be otherwise. 15c. And 25c per package. Death claims a Noble Young lady. A blessed Are the see pure Iii heart for they shall Fannie Annotto Honker. Horn May 21>. Is do a. Died october is Quot i Sim. Postmaster Thompson was there and tells about his trip. Many sad shocks have been Felt by the Community but none has brought More Universal sadness or touched the hearts of the people with a heavier weight of sorrow than the announce ment this morning that Nettie Hooker was dead. So Brief had been the illness which brought such a sorrowful Fermi nation that but few of her friends knew that she was not in her usual health and Only the family Circle and attendants realized that the Angel of death was hovering near. On sunday morning miss Hooker was in her accustomed place As organist of the first presbyterian Church a position which she has so capably tilled for Many years. On her return Home from Church she spoke of feeling ill the family physician was at once summoned but the Subtle disease worked so swiftly that human Aid was of no Avail and god took her unto himself. Fannie Annette Hooker was born in this City in 1862 and was the eldest daughter of Edward p. And Arabella Holgate Hooker her childhood was spent in this City and Milwaukee. Wis. On her return to Defiance she entered the Public schools graduating with honors in the class of �?T78. She attended Graville female College and Oberlin making special study of music for which she possessed rare Talent. Miss Hooker was identified with the educational interests of this her Home City occupying the position of assistant High school teacher for a number of years she held a similar position in the schools of Cheyenne Wyoming. Since the death of her Mother which occurred in 1892 she has devoted her. Attention to music and the care of her father s House in which she has been the Light and Joy of the Home Circle. Prominently connected with the first presbyterian Church As its organist she has been a Leader in the sunday school Christian Endeavor and missionary society no department of Church work failing to find in her an Earnest worker. Her Infin ence has Ever been for All that was pure True and ennobling. Miss Hooker was at All times the life of the social Circle in which she moved. She was a member of the traveler one can a and German clubs possessing As she did exceptional musical Talent and a Fine intellect she was always regarded As a member of whom any dab coaids feel proud and bad been accorded a place in other dabs which she coaids not accept on account of other duties. Hers was one of those rare characters which Are Ever giving oat the Best that is in them and demanding Bat Little in re Tarn. Of Ber it can sincerely be said a a truer nobler Trustie heart More Loving or More Loyal never beat within the human breast. A she will be greatly missed in Many avenues of daily life Bat it is in the dear Home Circle to which aha was Moat tenderly devoted that her Sweet spirit will be most sadly missed. To the father whose Comfort and welfare were Ber first thought to the sister and Brothers to whom she has been More than a sister her passing away comes with cradling Force Bat As the a shadows flee away their horizon will be filled with Beautiful and sacred memories of her who has passed on and Aud found that a life a Good night is god s Good morning to eternal arrangements for the funeral will be announced later. In pursuance to an invitation from the Federal committee of the City of Chicago and besides having some business in that City concerning printing office supplies Etc., i left Defiance for Chicago Over the b. Amp o. Railway on train no. 47, which leaves Here at 12 55 a. Rn., and arrived in the great Metropolis at 8a in. Monday morning. I found the City Over run with visitors and sightseers. I stopped at the Wyoming hotel on Clark Street where my Friend Frank w. Hogan a hustling Young Chicago business Man. Interceded and secured for me a room to the discomfiture of fourteen less fortunate strangers who were clamouring for accommodations. The leading hotels of the City were refusing to accept guests that morning. They were All crowded to the limit. After a hurried breakfast i reported to the Federal committee in the Monadnock building and was favored with credentials and a ticket of admission to the grand stand at the site of the new government building where within an hour or two the Corner Stone for the finest Post office in the United states was to be Laid by William Mckinley. President under imposing ceremonies being favourably located i could both see and hear much that was taking place. I had scarcely reached my seat when the cavalry guard of the president first appeared in sight. There were great cheers As president Mckinley was seen. Standing in the Carriage he bowed his Salute to the thousands of people who blocked traffic and lined the sidewalks. From the Union league club the procession of dignitaries moved afoot to the stand around the Corner Stone. At its head came president Mckinley and judge Christian c. Kohlsaat. Next followed governor Tanner and mayor Harrison Side by Side. Then the Cabinet officials and Premier Lander of Canada and vice president Mariscal of Mexico. Between the stand and the huge Audi ence Rose the Flag covered Derrick and under that rested the Flag covered Corner Stone. Around it and lower than the presidents stand were the labor leaders the master of the Derrick men the master Stone Mason and the master Hod Carrier who were to do the actual work of mor Taring the Stone into its permanent Mckinley made no speech Bat was a careful listener to orations pronounced by Lyman j. Gage Secretary of the Treasury and postmaster general Smith after which the president descended a few Steps to the level of the Corner Stone took the Gold trowel and threw a dash of mortar under the Stone. The labourers did the rest. Two signal men from the army wig wagged at this moment to their comrades far Down the Street that the Stone was Laid Aud a Cannon Salute boomed out to let All the City know that the fact was accomplished. The president took Bis seat and the ceremony was Over. Senator William Mason of Illinois. Then delivered the closing address the peroration of which is a follows fellow citizens of Chicago Here today let As. In the presence of our distinguished guests the president who has always helped us by his presence and encouragement his Cabinet ministers and other distinguished citizens from Home and abroad a re i say. Today let us enter upon a new and High resolve. Let As think not so much of volume Bat More of tone a not How Many Miles of streets but Are the streets clean and kept for the ast of the people or the greed of stockholder not of Many tall buildings but How near do they come to paying their share of municipal taxation not How Many Rich men and women Bat How Many real men and women not How Many houses but How Many Homes not How Many Coarts Bat How much Justice not How Many churches but How much christianity. The sentiment is Good. Defiance City officials As a Ell As citizens should read it Well and Ponder. Ingmand boomed along the line. At each discharge the crowd cheered. Then tile United states Steamer Michigan sent out a presidential late with its guns and All the whistles of he Lake crafts let up a Conlin Nons tooting. It was one unceasing Ani mighty ova Tion All along the line. The Parade began at i to p in and it was fully 6 o clock before it was Over. It was estimated that there were 25,000 people in the great Street Parade which was viewed by a Millier onlookers. One notable feature of the Parade was the turnout of the Cai Eago Post office employees. That office Bas 3.000. They were All in line. It was a sight never to be forgotten. The decorations of the buildings in the heart of the City especially along state Street were Beautiful beyond description. Democratic party with it soup House rags ruin and despair. Returned Home Over the Wabash railway. Arriving at Defiance at 7 20 a in thursday after an absence of three Days. A. T. Tuesday evening occult red the banquet Given in Honor of postmaster general Smith. There were 300 guests seat Al at 48 tables. I was assigned to Ohio table no. 7. The postmasters of Columbus. Elyria and Defiance were the Only Ohio representatives present Baths they were a togged Quot out in evening Dreis they were of course in Harmony with the affair and got along very Well indeed. There were Over 300 guests present from other states mostly from Iowa Wisconsin Nebraska Illinois. Indiana and Michigan. Only on lady was present a pos mistress from a Wisconsin town. As she was being shown to a seat of Honor among the speakers the orchestra struck up the tune. A Only one she was Given an ovation and gracefully bowed her acknowledgement. The menu was As follows menu. Little girls Arm crushed Neath a Street car. Be st of he Ward. One Hundred dollars will la paid for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons who on the morning of oct. 5, 1899, set tire to the Hall of Elm Grove Grange no. 644. By order of the Grange. W. H. Sinnes Frank Spangler. Secretary master. A. Bathy o. F. Kimple ii. E. Eagle trustees. In the afternoon i witnessed the great Parade. It started from Twenty Sec Ond Street and moved along Michigan avens on the Luke front to Randolph Street where it turned to intersect stat Street. I viewed it from the Corner of made son Street and Michigan Avenue the Parade was headed As follows battalion of police. Mexican band City of Mexico 48 piece. American baud. 6o pieces. Gen. Wesley Merritt Aud full staff. Cavalry. Presidential Carriage. As the president s Carriage reached the spot where Tim Lake View Battery was stationed on the Lake front Cannon roared Forth a Salute of Twenty one Blue Points consomme Chatelain radishes celery olives Paup Lettes of White fish. Normande potatoes Laurette Grenadine of Venison Cumberland haricots. Flageolet Chicken cutlets. Talleyrand French peas Gordon punch roast Quail on Toast lettuce salad fancy ice Cream. Cakes cheese fruit Coffee cigars a great ovation was tendered postmaster general Smith. A few of the notable passages of his speech ate As follows a the magnitude of this service is far beyond the general understanding. It grows with extraordinary rapidity. The number of men on our Rolls exceeds the combined strength of the army and Navy which carried oar Flag to Triumph at Santiago Aud Manila and All the great Reserve who stood in Hind them equally patriotic equally read to offer their lives if need be for their country it is More than doable the netted army and Navy today. It is More than a third of the entire Force who Man and run All the railroads of the United states. This postal Force constitutes a magnificent army in itself peaceful faithful steadfast. Engaged in carrying Forward the immeasurable mail interchanges of a people who scud nearly one half of the mail communications that Are made in the world. To the intelligence Fidelity and Devotion of the great body of the men who do this work i wish to pay tribute. I wish i coaids make it such a tribute As they richly deserve. Speaking with such observation and knowledge As Opportunity has brought to is i venture to say that take it All in All no Branch of business anywhere Public or private is better conducted than the postal service of the United states i Spak it unreservedly and with no Assumption it is not the work of any chief it is the work of the men behind the guns the men who make up the great body of the Force. # # # a you Are All doing your Best Bat oar watchword must Ever be Onward. Have no us for postmaster or postwar ter general who thinks he has already reached perfection. We Are All learn ing. Splendid As our system is now we shall find methods of improving it. We Are simplifying and advancing thase of Money orders. We shall the privilege of registering to the Home instead of compelling the transmitter to go always to the office. We have just established the International parcels Post with Germany the first with any european country and a measure whose Utility and value will come More and More to be recognized. We shall extend the Rural free delivery of mail and bring its benefits to the farm and the Wayside As fast As the people shall recognize its advantages and Congress shall furnish the Means. Immediately after the banquet i left the City fat 2 50 a. A Lover the Illinois Central railway to escape the crowds which i knew would Over crowd the oat going Day trains. I reached Champaign in. At 6 a in. And put in the Day visiting friends at the Home of we by e. King. Champaign is a City of 10.000 people and is the Sut of the or at University of Illinois which at pre ent. Has nearly 3000 student enrolled. Land in that county is very productive for certain crops. Farms cannot be bought at less than #100 per acre net Cash. Urbina a town of 5,000 people in the county seat of Champaign county. The Corpora a sad Accident by which a Little girl loses her Arm. Occurred thursday. Carrie Meeks the eleven year old daughter of or. And mrs Samuel Meeks of East Defiance was run Over by a Street car and had Lier right Arm so badly crushed that it had to be amputated. The Little girl had staid the night be fore at the Home of her aunt mrs c. E. Meeks and was ent to it it school in the morning As usual on her Way she met some of her schoolmates and meeting the Street car they jumped of for a ride. The Motorman Charles Weisenburger told them they must get off Aud stopped to allow them to do so. The Motorman says that when he started up the car the second time the Little girl made a run for it aul caught the front handle but slipped and fell throwing her right Arm under the car and the Back wheels passed Over the Arm crushing it to a pulp. The Accident occurred on the Leff Creon Street crossing. The child was carried immediately to the office of or. To. Reynold who made an examination of the Arm and sent for drs. Thacker and Hoffman. Upon consultation the physicians decided that the Arm would have to be i amputated. The operation was per formed this morning at the office of or. Reynolds. The Arm a taken off just below the shoulder. The Little maid was very Brave bearing the terrible pain quietly and with out Cotnola Ning. When her Mother who had been sent for arrive her Only words were a Don t cry Mamma done to after the operation she was taken to her Home on Ottawa Avenue and is doing us Well As could be expected. The child was seen by an express representative and made the statement that they had asked the Motorman to let them ride and he had taken them on Anil let them ride a Short distance and bad then stopped the car and made them get off when they jumped on again. The Motorman then ordered them off. It was a terrible Accident and should serve As a warning to the children to keep off theses the friends of Corrie Meek who was run Over by a Street car thursday and lost an Arm. Desire that a statement be made in her behalf. They say that she was not in the habit of Riding on the Street cars and that As a matter fact thursday was the first time so Ever Rode on a Street car although some of her school mates made a practice of boarding the cars while on their Way to and from school. The Little girl says so and maid Baker were Given permission to ride to the Corner if they eat Down and kept still they then being on their Way to school. After they were on the car the Baker girl who it appears was an adept in getting on and off the Carf. Left the car by the front platform. Carrie Meeks followed her and the result was that she landed under the we is. The friends of the child have taken accept Ion to the claim that she was in the habit of boarding the cars and Cit the fact that Ber ignorance of How to get off a car in Rno bring j Tion led to the lamentable Accident that lost her an Arm. Lido Fate your Howell with Maroti. Candy cathartic cur constipation forever 10c. 26c of c. C c fail drug Gist refund Tunney the kind Yon have always bought and which has been in use for Over 30 years has borne the signature of and has been made under his personal supervision since its infancy. Allow no one to deceive you in this. All counterfeits imitations and a a just As Good Are hut experiments that trifle with and endanger the health of infants Aud children experience against Experiment what is Castoria Castor in is a harmless substitute for Castor Oil Paregori drops and soothing1 syrups. It is pleasant. It contains neither opium morphine nor other narcotic substance. Its age w its guarantee. It destroys Worms and allays feverish Ness. It cures diarrhoea and wind Colic. It relieves teething troubles cures constipation and flatulence. It assimilates the food regulates Tho stomach and bowels giving healthy and natural sleep the children a Panacea the mothers Friend. Genuine Castoria always bears the signature of the kind you have always bought in use for Over 30 years. The Centaur company la Murray strict. New Torr City. First and third tuesdays each month cheap trips South my the. Louisville amp Nashville Railroad writ for information to c p. Atmore g. P. A., Louisville it. To ycar8 experience patents Trade Ihara designs copyrights a. Anyone sending a sketch and description May quickly ascertain Nur opinion free whether an invention is probably patentable. Communications strictly . Handpick on Patent sent free. Oldest Agency for securing patents. Patents taken through Muon a co. Receive rpm. To Nutter without charge in the scientific american. A handsomely illustrated weekly. Largest circulation of any scientific journal. Terms i i a year four months f l sold by All new dealers. I Lunn amp co.3�,brod�? hew York in ranch office. V so Washington. A. C. Westward passenger no a 7 40 p. In. Passenger no 6a. Is passenger no 78 28 p. A. Passenger no 47.12 88 a. A Patti Nger no 17 h00 a in. Exp w Ako passenger no t 5 41 a by. Passenger no 8 .9 of p. A passenger no 88 25 p by express no 4612 86 a. A passenger nou 12 10. Passenger no 16 .12 18 in and after june Lith trains no a. 3 and will run Dally this will is for the accommodation of sunday excursion business. Noa. And 4 run to Garrett Only for tickets or other information Call on address f. S. Bowlby agent o. Depot Fiance Ohio or Calldy Northwestern a phone or Central Union a phone 18. F. D. Underwood. D. B. Martin Gen. Mgr. Traffic mgr., Baltimore my a a Ruul Wabash Tims card trains pm Defiance As follows in effect feb 19, 1899. West bound. No 7 8 35 a. In no. 54 84 p. In no. 3.6 48 p. M no. 51 9 45 a no. 71 local freight1 08 a by no. 51 Munday Only. East bound. No. 2.7 20 a in no. 50 8 47 a m a no. 6 1 08 p. M a no. 248.25 p. By no. 70, local freight 18 c0 a in a daily f daily except sunday. No. 50 sunday Only. Detroit a Lima Northwestern railway. Time of trains at Napoleon and Hamler South bound. Napoleon Hamler no. I. No. 3 11 38 a. In. 1 10 p. Til. No. I no. 3., i 8 45 p i the Cincinnati Northern railway. Trains pass Cecil As follows North. To. 8�?mixed, to Jackson. to. 2�? passenger to Jackson 2 28 a. A no. 14�?local freight to Jackson. 9 47 a. In Houth. No. In passenger to Cincinnati.12 44 p. In a no. 7 a mixed. I Van Wert. 7 12 p. In. A no. Law Faical freight to Van Wert. 2 28 p. In Dally except sunday. H. F. Fricke. Agent. No.2 no.4 North bound 7 i a. In. No. 2. 4 40 a. In. Send no Money it Nils a. Wit Aud mind to us stat your Wright Aud aright number Inch around body at Burt and arri., and we will wild Tai i Tucau Laiful Nark apr to you by Eire i. O. 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