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Defiance Weekly Express (Newspaper) - August 6, 1903, Defiance, Ohio Defiance is Acito opt he seconi>-cbape� and Maumee Rivers. Growing rapidly situated at the Confluence of the the heart of the great Maumee Valley vol. , Ohio thursday August 6, 1903. No. 35 second annual meeting Chautauqua f a or the services saturday and sunday were very largely attended. The second annual meeting of the Chautauqua was formally opened thursday night. The president a. B. Murphy in a Brief address spoke of the Good will Aud co operation on the part of the friends to the movement the hard work devolving upon the management of such a meeting the Superior Talent listed on the program and the impossibility carrying out to the letter any program necessarily arranged a umber of weeks in Advance. He asserted with Confidence hat the Chautauqua w Ould be Success and that All would be ure More than value received for heir investment. Ile then Intro used prof. Laurant the Talent Magie Iau who simply Delight a his audience by performing the Ost wonderful feats of magic. Friday was opened by a emotional service led by prof. Raft. The professor Sang in a touching manner a Ivy ill there be by stars in my the address of or. 0. W. Pow a president of the american Hristian convention on a the unday school and its possibilities a was most inspiring and helpful. Or. Powers was full of is subject and with Tho greatest mpha8ize stated his belief in the unday school its opportunities and possibilities. Or. Powers it believes that the sunday school a mighty influence in develop no the religious Type As Well As eing the most important Factor developing the highest and oblast of any natural life lie criticised the present methods of Ork. He denounced in most Mph tie terms the use of rag Ime music in the sunday school r. Powers impressed his Audi nce with the fact that the Sun a school was the greatest work hat the Church of god is called Pon to do. Friday afternoon and even a people flocked to Island Park t was rather a Cool Breeze that ame from the River and the threatening aspect of the morn a deterred Many from coming t was a Beautiful sight to see he sunday schools and family groups gathered in Little Eom-anie8 for their picnic ginner. Two splendid addresses were Iven during the afternoon. Rev. Link gave a Bright and Breezy Alk on a the spirit of e thought the pastor of All Nen ought to keep Young. He Ould rather be 90 years Young Han 40 years old. Rev. J. E. Fout president of he Ohio Christian Endeavor so i ties of Young people deliver-1 a very Earnest address. He Aid god has been carrying out marvelous plan. Because of he evolution of the Ages past we ave reached a Climax and the resent is fought w Ith grand opportunities freighted with great possibilities that All of the past As been building for the present Ime. He thought much depend a upon the Young people of the resent. The twin organizations hich afford the Best Means of spiritual development today Are he sunday school and the Young eople a society. These do not antagonize but rather complied each other. He emphasized to things Ach he regards of utmost importance. The aching and training of Young eople. He dwelt a on the train a of Young people especially e thought the average local piety lacked definite purpose. Tot300 societies personally visited by himself Only five had expressed any definite plan d purpose to train their Mem is for service. Our idea of Success in Young Peoples work is changing. It Means More than big meetings Aud enthusiastic conventions. Above All it demands a quiet life of communion daily with the lord. Last evening col. Copeland gave his most popular lecture on a snobs and the auditorium of Island Park was filled to its utmost. The lecture was highly entertaining and was appreciated by All. Col. Copeland in his usual characteristic manner classified snobs under the four Heads of religion political commercial and social snob. He emphasized the fact that sobbing was on the increase in America and denounced it As unlimited. Saturday missionary conference was opened by Rev. Dennison. Some of the pastors spoke to question How can we interest the men of our churches in the subject of missions. Or. A a Powers took for his subject a the rebels of the foreign Mission it was full of helpful suggestions. He said in part any organization is strengthened when it obeys the Law of its own life. He noted four things especially that came out of the modern missionary movement. There was a wonderful increase of knowledge of growth and of breadth. It gave a world interest in the worlds politics. It makes for the strengthening of the Faith of the Church. It changes the character of our churches making them unselfish and altruistic. It awaken the heroic element in us Anil lifts us out of an easy common place Effort unto the noblest Endeavor. The Ayersville people who Are tenting at the Park have a Fine location and Are enjoying their Outing. Rev. Vav. S. Culp is said to be the finest croquet player that Ever drove a tent stake on the Island. Squire j. M. Smith has his Latch string out on a handsomely appointed tent. Rev. S. L. Roberts was on the grounds during the Day and evening. When he found a seat on the grass along about 6 p. In. There was plenty of Chicken thereabouts. You can never fool an old campaigner like Rev. Roberts not even a part of the time. The value of Island Park As one of the most delightful spots for a summer Outing is Only beginning to be appreciated. The following Are a list of the tents and of the persons occupying Thompson and Relle Morris. 10. Lewis Thompson Don Kenney Michigan Edwin Craig Lima. 11. Misses Annare and Rosa Clevenger teachers from Vaugh. Annville. 12. A big injun a Frank t. Betts and family. Lectures on life insurance hourly. Rev. C. C. Ryan and wife of Sidney and Rev. K. Leonard of Mccomb spent the Day at the Park but stopped in the City at night. The tent fever is spreading. Some Are asking w Here they can obtain tents. Probably another order w ill be sent to Toledo for an extra Supply. A mrs. Partee of East Defiance was struck in the face while witnessing a game of ten pins. It was the same old Story a woman threw the Ball. Discussing the Success of Defiance boy. City resources Defiance has paving Block and Searer pipe Clay in abundance. No. I a Ayersville tent occupied by Rev. Vav. S. Culp and wife daughter Lucile misses Myrtle and Ola Myers m. Dell Adam of a erg vile. No. 2 Rev. A. B. Murphy and family and miss Adelaide Davis of Minneapolis. No. 3 prof me Reynolds and wife. No. 4 mrs. W. E. Kennedy Jackson Mich. Mrs. J. M. Carn Cross mrs. Doretha Hoelzel Marshall Mich. 5. Rev or. O. W. Powers of Columbus Rev Vav. H. Dennison Troy o. 6. Rev. G. B. Garner Ana daughter miss Sicily of Lima. 7. Squire j oho Smith and wife of Highland township and mrs w. H. Smith c. A. Row and wife mrs. Katherine Parnell of Ash Ley ind. Miss Carrie Wellman of Detroit Mich. Mrs. Sherman Blanchard and miss Mildred Rhamy were guests of this ten today. 8. Postmaster c. J. Thompson and family. 9. A a a baby tents masters Fred saturday afternoon. A musical was Given by mrs. Prof. Me Reynolds assisted by prof Kraft and local Talent which reflected great credit upon All who took part. M. Dell Adams gave two splendid recitations. She was heartily applauded and encoded on both selections. Miss Adams is is an elocution St of rare Merit. She could Well Grace any platform anywhere an elocution St that a a hits is desired. Saturday evening or. Vav. D. Is Pertzog of Cleveland delivered his unique lecture a the Light of nations to a charmed and delighted audience. Both lecture and lecturer occupy place in the front rank. Or. Hartzog is an orator in the strictest sense holding his audience in rapt attention from Start to finish. The purpose of the lecture is to show the influence upon the world by the crowning of the Man of Nazareth. He pictured the political and social conditions prior to the coming of Christ and traced the Onward Mach of Progress to the influence of his life and spirit. Or. Hartzog has his subject w7ell in hand and presents in an interesting manner facts and figures that startle and instruct. His lecture on tuesday a Sunshine and sense a will be of a lighter nature. Those who have heard him in the first will surely wish to hear him again. The services on sunday were largely attended Many families came in the morning and brought their lunch. The storm which threatened in the evening drove Many Home before the evening service. Or. Stucker who came from a ten Days Chautauqua at my Vernon gave two splendid addresses. The afternoon Sermon on the text a and be also was a princely Appeal to All christians to undertake service or the master. Or. Stucker gripped the hearts of the people and turned them at Ais will. In the evening he delivered his lecture on a the Bible the lest Book in the no 3rief analysis of his lecture would convey any adequate Conception of its Force and Power. Men who Leard it changed their idea of the the bibles Worth As he set Forth his reasons for calling it the Best Book in the world. Or. Stucker is a warm hearted southerner with towering presence Clarion voice and beaming countenance. A Sunset meeting was held a half past six led by Rev. Dennison who preached an Able Sermon in the morning. It was truly an inspiring scene to see so Many joining in the service on the Green. Considerable hoped that year is out the clays in this list now receiving attention and it is before the present that something tangible May be developed looking to utilization of that in which a portion of the county is so Rich. De Squire of the first National Bank and Many other gentlemen in the City have been taking much interest in this question and would like to see big Clay industries developed Here. There is no doubt but what the clan we have Here will make High Grade paving Block and sewer pipe. At the time of the state convention at Columbus last june Vav. Ii. Mcclintock of the daily express took some samples of Clay to Logan and had it burned raw without any preparation. The Potter to whom it was submitted said the Section Are i Clay Raould make a Block. Within the next week Clintock expects to make another trip to the Hocking Valley and will take samples of clays from several localities and have them tested in a practical Way for sewer pipe Quot paving blocks and pottery. Enough Clay will be shipped that it May be worked As it would have to be in process of manufacturing. The Clay industries of East Liverpool and Zanesville have made them Rich and famous. There is no reason Why Defiance May not be benefited in the same degree. She will be if her clays come up to a fair Standard which it is expected they will do. The local tests made Are not More than usual in Tho manufacture of tile and common red Brick but they a letter from b. F. Kingsbury to his father b. , of this City furnishes the information that he completed his studies at the University of Freiburg Germany on the 15th and passed successfully All examinations for his degree and left on Fine paving Steamer state dam sailing from Rotterdam Holland the 25th. Or. Mc-1 he expects to arrive in new York on the 2nd or 3rd of August and will visit Boston and Philadelphia and perhaps other cities with a View to Purchase equipment for the Labrador a in new building at Cornell University in connection with his chair of i physiology which he is to oc-1 Cupy As assistant professor in that Branch. He expects to a democrats will go to Island Park committees votes to take the county convention out of town rive in Defiance aug. La or 12. Knights templars. Are most assuring. Told of the system he pursued in his own study. Rev. Dennison spoke on the subject a the preparation of the he thought the first Aid in the preparation was that the soul be tilled and stirred by the word of god. He thought a careful system of preserving clippings was a great Aid. Or. Powers spoke on the subject a the minister in the he thought the preacher should be reverent in the pulpit having regard for the time and place which he fills. That a Man should be himself and act himself in the pulpit. There was Lively discussions on each of them themes. Notes. C. G. Robinson in charge of the Park hotel and dining Hall is setting a Good table and having Good patronage. Geo. Widmer a refreshment stand is doing a land office business. Mrs. J. W. Carolus of Spencerville and j. J. Miller arrived monday for the balance of the week. Rev. J. D. Campbell of Hicksville or. W. J. Dempster Rev. Jesse Swank wife and son Paul of Napoleon t. C. Mcreynold Secretary and treasurer of Koho to Marion amp Western by. Brother of president me Reynolds Are Here for monday. Rev. W. S. Culp was out on a foraging expedition monday. He brought in some Chick from Over i the Border Are you going Cleveland. To a most astounding thing oc-1 tramping up curved at the meeting of the democratic Central committee in this City saturday afternoon when it was voted to take the democratic county convention which will be held sept. 3, to Island Park. A the local leaders have not yet recovered their breath but Are coming to understand that it is a condition and not a theory they Are up against. The action of the committee destroys All party traditions and what the wild Waves Are saying in the various water holes along Clinton Street would not Bear repeating and certainly would not look Well in print since the improvement of the court House conventions have been barred from that building. Then the committee asked for the use of the City Hall and it was granted. It was afterwards concluded that the delegates would become leg weary in and Frank g. Blue of Highland is in the City thursday. Most of his time this summer has been spent in working for county Surveyor Teberan. J. M. Smith of Higland was in the City thursday. He had a new wheat Cradle in Defiance commander no. 30, k. T., is sending out the following notices to its members Are you going to Cleveland october 6th, 1903, to attend the conclave of the grand commander knights templars of Ohio Cleveland is making elaborate preparations for one of the grandest conclave in the history of the grand commander knights templars of Ohio october 7th and 8th, 1903, and Defi Down two flight of stairs and then a try was made for the citizens opera House. The Price was $75 and when the subscription list was passed saturday the committee could Only raise $35. That settled the matter and the convention was steered to Island Park. The candidates Are not worrying Over the change As it will lighten the burdens on them. However it is More than Likely that there will be a temporary cold storage Plant in that Vicinity during the convention probe ably a revival of the Little German Village. The action of the committee is the talk of the town and it is barely possible that the leaders will be bulldozed into again changing the place of meeting before convention Day. The republicans occasionally go to Sherwood Ney or Farmer Center with their conventions but the democrats never before attempted to leave the City. Board of charge but acknowledged that he Auer commander will be in the was not going to use it. He and front rank participating in the his wife will Camp at Island Park ceremonies. During Chautauqua. John Vance of Highland was in the City thursday. H. Neaderhauser of Tiffin was Here on business thursday. Ferd Kittner and wife have returned Home from Indianapolis. Two of mrs. E. L. Whetstone a children Are Down with typhoid i mesday oct. 7th, thence direct to Ever Defiance commander a a headed m. Gale has been appointed i quarters at the american House Admi Strator of his Mother mrs. Where sir knights and their lad Sarah m. Gale. I ies and guests May leave bag Gage and be at Home during the Day to prepare for the grand special arrangements have been made for transportation leaving Defiance via the Wabash railway tuesday evening oct. 6th, 1903, at 7 54, arriving in Toledo at 9 30 p. Rn., leaving Toledo at to p. In. Via Steamer a state of Ohio a one of the finest of the d. Amp c. Line and arriving in Cleveland at 6 30 a. Rn., wed ens. Continued on Page 4 monday Forenoon. The preachers conference was conducted by Rev. We. J. Dempster. After some opening remarks he called on Rev. P. O. Rhodes who spoke on the subject a the minister in he deplored the fact that a Premium was being placed upon the ministers who made efforts to meet the popular social demands by detriment of the study. He state examiner in the City Edward h. Archer state examiner department auditor of state Bureau of inspection and supervision of Public offices of Columbus was Here thursday checking up the books and inspecting the school funds in this City. Or Archer informed City treasurer Jennings this morning that the school funds were not subject to the direction of the City Council and that he must give an additional Bond of $60,000 As treasurer of the Board and that his Bond would have to be approved by the Board. He further stated that or. Jennings could make any one of tie Banks he chose depository of the school funds and suggested that the individual Bond of the Bank receiving the funds might be sufficient in this Case. This will make quite a difference in the funds to be controlled by the Council and is a turn that no one had expected or anticipated. Application has been made to probate the will of Barbara Kock deceased. Of l. Bowlby b. Amp o. Agent has resigned and will go to the Illinois steel co. Sheriff John Mccarty ha8 named Isaac Hart As his Deputy at Island Park. Parade and Maneu vers the afternoon of same Day and to attend the grand knights Templar Sbal in the evening. Returning Home leave Cleve and at to p. Rn., oct. 7, via Steamer a state of Ohio a arriving at Toledo at 6 30 a. Rn., mrs. Sybil Ganes and daughter thursday oct. 8th, Transfer i Helen and miss Clara Hootman rect to Wabash partway Leav Are visiting in Hicksville. Toledo f j a Ingin Defiance at 8 30, losing but one miss Edith of Cohen is spending j a from business and enjoying one of the most Beautiful Lake her vacation in Tiffin with her grandparents or. And mrs. Levi Kleckner. Or. And mrs. Geo. Hess o Kansas Are the guests of Joe Blanchard at his Home on Jefferson Street. De Dunlap and Chas. Lieberthal left saturday for a weeks Outing at Detroit Mich., and other Lake Points. R. C. Packer has sold his Fine Black team to undertaker Schuler of new Bavaria. He received $325 for the horses. Or. And mrs. J. H. Hopper. _. Ii i a Naff to room accommodations it 13 re or a i to Garrett lad., que ted that each 8ir Knight in form the committee immediately trips that can be imagined. For the Benefit of the sir knights who do not live in Deli the rates have been divided round trip from Defiance to to Ledo $1.50 transportation to Ledo to Cleveland and return round trip $2.00 in addition to transportation state room upper and lower berth accommodating three people $1.75 lower berth accommodating two people $1.00 upper berth 75c each Way. That the committee May be enabled to Reserve sufficient state wednesday evening on account of the death of mrs. Chas. Hopper. Mrs. Hoffman and miss Gertrude Hoffman entertained a family dinner party Friday in i Honor of Are. Will of san Antonio Texas and mrs. Dorider and miss dodder of Nashville teen. Of the number that will be in his party attending and remit a least the amount of his state room accommodations one Way stating in his letter what accommodations he wishes. Lets a1 go. Fraternally yours r. W. Wortman c. B. Squire h. B. Tenzer committee. Health. There was a regular meeting of the Board health in the Council chamber wednesday evening the flowing members being present Shulters Helpman and Dirr. Lerk a. Viers was not present timing away on a vacation in Iran or. Dirr acted As clerk. The regular Bills of the officers of the Board of health were presented read and allowed. Health officer m. B. Stevens submitted his report which shows several cases of contagious diseases in the City among them being that of mrs. E. L. Whetstone who has typhoid Ever. Complaints were made about several vaults in the City and hey were ordered cleaned out. Health officer Stevens reported upon the condition of the family of we. Moll. He said the members had All recovered and that the place would be fumigated and the quarantine raised this week. Or. Moll has had a terrible siege but is Condo out in Good shape. He nursed his wife and All the children but escaped an attack himself. Merchant failed a. F. Harley assigns today the people of this City were surprised and pained to learn that the old and Well known dry goods Man a. F. Harley had closed the doors of his store and made an assignment to f. S. Stever. Or. Harley got behind during the four terrible years following 1892 and has never been Able to overcome the troubles of that time. His liabilities Are said to be about $30,000 and resources $16,000. It is hoped that a settlement can be made so that or. Harley May resume business and that probably can be done unless the creditors Force things into the u. S. Courts. Or. Harley has spent All his life nearly in the dry goods business in this City and has hundreds of friends who will be sorry to learn of his misfortune. Red is the color of danger whether on the semaphore or on the 9kin. When the face is reddened by eruptions when boils break out on the body or the angry red of sores and ulcers is displayed in the flesh it is nature�?T9 danger signal. The blood i9 obstructed and tainted by impurities and there can be no safety until the blood a made pure. Or. Pierces Golden medical discovery purifies the blood and removes the effete matter which clogs and corrupts it. It cures pimples boils eczema scr Fula sores ulcers and other consequences of impure blood. Quot i feel greatly thankful for what your Medicine has done for me a writes mrs. Chaa. Hood of Kalkaska Mich. Quot i suffered with scr Fula of the head for twelve years. Tried every kind of Medicine that i heard of but found no cure. Every one that looked at Ray head said they never saw anything like it. The last doctor t doctored with before applying to you i got worse every Day. Was so miserable that i was unable to do any work at All. After taking two or three bottles of your Golden medical discovery and using the local treatment Yon prescribed for me. I was cured and my head was entirely free from scrofula.1 accept no substitute for doctor pierces Golden medical discovery. There is no other Medicine which is n just As Good a for diseases of the blood Ana the eruptions which am caused by the blood a impurity. Free. Or. Pierces common sense medical adviser is sent free on receipt of Stamps to pay expense of mailing Only. Send Twenty one one cent Stamps for the Book in paper covers or thirty one Stamps for the doth bound volume. Andrew a or. E. A Pierce inf to loan private funds do Winn amp Hay. Frank b. Smith and wife of near Florida spent sunday Here with his Mother mrs. C. F. Clemmons on Holgate Avenue. Mrs. Geo. Sly and children and Niece miss Ella Kibble of Cecil left for Shepherd Mich., sunday where they will visit for three weeks Billie Moll received a warm Welcome from his friends when he appeared on the streets saturday. He had been in quarantine since june 18. Or. Moll said he had the smallpox in 1869, when nothing but a child. All ladies of the Grace episcopal Parish Are earnestly requested to be present at mrs. N. G. Woodward a tomorrow afternoon at 2 of clock when the Guild will be organized and other matters of importance brought up. Capac. S. E. Allman of the state boat col. Bachtel was in the City monday. He says they have All new aqueducts Between Defiance and St. Marys and that this end of the canal is in better shape than Ever. His men Are cutting out the old drop Dock at Junction today

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