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Defiance Weekly Express (Newspaper) - August 20, 1903, Defiance, Ohio A a of Han i it a City o of Ewing rapi5vyj2ttii� or that of apis Poi ution Fri drug to Kajuana Milf Eltjo the heart of the great Maumee Valley vol. Xiv. Defiance Ohio thursday August 20, 1903. No. 37 the Evansport S. Convention a full report of the great convention of sunday school workers Evansport entertaining hundreds of delegates and sunday school workers to the county convention. One of the most auspicious gatherings every assembled in Evansport for the furtherance of Good living and Good citizenship. Magnetic influence of Vav. 0. Landes stirs vast audience to outburst of Harmony. First session. The convention was called to order at 10 30 by the president p. N. Richardson. One of the delights of the convention was the singing of Vav. G. Landes. He is a Man of goodly proportion but has most persuasive manners. His smile is Sunshine itself and his gentleness pleases everyone. He has a faculty of instilling his own enthusiasm into the hearts of others consequently the delegates and others present Sang with wonderful Power. Or. Landes led the song service throughout the convention. All the work of convention conducted in a most orderly manner. There was no lagging and no Dull moments. The delegates in attendance presents a Fine appearance assembled together each wearing a neat badge and tags to show in what townships they belonged. They Are a body of Christian men and to women who Are devoted to the cause of the sunday school. In the absence of Rev. Spyk a the 15 minutes in preparation of prayer was conducted by Rev. Rhodes the u. B. Minister of Defiance. The Welcome address by d. M. Whetstone was Given in a neat manner the first sentence was a we Welcome you to the Homes and hospitality of our the welcoming speech was really a superfluous. The delegates knew they were Welcome in Evansport. A response was Given by the president in a few words. In the absence of miss Jennie Camerom the music of the orchestra was not Given. Jesus will be there and of that will be glory. Address by m. H. Davis. The address was something relating to sunday schools. He stated we could have no sunday school without teachers. He said if i were to dispense either the superintendent or the teacher i would dispense the superintendent. A sentence was also expressed that the teacher does not enter into the life of their pupils As they should. If you want to keep the the boy into the sunday school you must stay by him. He also stated the officers and teachers of the school should be on hand be present to Greet their scholars As they come in. The subject a where does the Money was discussed by mrs. S. M. Haver $60 goes to the state and the rest stays in the county. We have just enough Money to keep the machinery oiled. The round table was conducted by or. Farlow. A great Many took part in the discussion. The teachers conference was conducted by Rev. C. A. Rowe with Many delegates and ministers taking part. It was made very interesting to those present. Tuesday evening. Song service. Address by m. H. Davis. He said the nation will be what our Public schools make it. Teaching is the greatest calling of Auy any in life. Why 1st. Because we see the boy developed. 2nd. Because we developed ourselves. What we want and need is More men and women to developed in our land. Singing Battle hymn of the Republic. In the absence of Rev. G. E. Hall the subject a experience in sunday school was not taken up. Strangers Secretary a report. Since oct. 9, 1902, the general Secretary has written 190 letters 70 postal cards and sent by mail 8 packages spent 3 Days in the work also Many Long hours in the evening in the interest of association visited la different sunday school three township conventions including Springfield township Williams county. The follow ing Small expense has incurred stationary. $4 of Ptg. Convention Prog in 8 of Carbon paper. 35 letters sent to supt i to 70 postal cards. To postage on 190 letters.3 80 Stamps collecting reports 2 of mailing packages. 25 badges. 2 88 printing. 2 of buttons. 4 50 tags. 30 delegates reception. Many delegates and to the town Jere invited to remain in the Church Parlours. Ice Cream and cake were served which All enjoyed. They All left their sentiments that they would de glad to come Back to Evans port again. Wednesday morning. Total.,. $24 88 Henry l. Stock Secretary. The treasurers report was Given everything kept Eor Clyde Snider Evansport. Home department Secretary Emery Elliott Defiance. Primary department Secretary mrs. Mcdonald Defiance. Executive committee. W. L. Hosack Farmer. Amos Farlow Hicksville. J. L. Bayliss Moats. Mrs. P. O. Rhodes Defiance. S. W. Burk Bryan. J. W. Shuter Evansport. A. L. Baker Defiance. Edward Breakbill Ayersville. Simon Shank Hicksville. D. M. Whetstone Evansport. Report of committee on resolutions resolved we the members and attendants of this 16th annual sunday school convention of Defiance county Ohio hereby express our gratitude to the entertainment committee the churches and the people of Evansport for their untiring efforts for our care and Comfort and for the hospitable entertainment they have Given us in their Homes. We make grateful mention of the kindness of the pages the janitor and the officers of the Evansport methodist Church in which our meetings have been held and so freely opened to us with All its comforts and conveniences. We express our thanks to the choir and organist of this place or their Beautiful music. We appreciate the faithfulness of our county president and county Secretary and other county officers and pledge them our Hearty co operation in the Forward movements of our county to accomplish larger results during he coming year than Ever before. We have welcomed our inspiring workers from abroad prof. M. H. Davis and w. G. Landes and D. Goller. We have strengthened our minds have warmed our hearts and have Given us new inspiration for our work. We heartily thank the Defiance express and Defiance Democrat papers for their liberality in giving space for the publication of sunday school news. We would especially urge the sunday school workers of Defiance county to contribute news to these columns that they May be More interesting to the readers of these papers. J. I. Preisendorfe succumbs to illness death of prominent citizen ends Long business career in this c to. John Michael again the Ever Alert and watchful but grim visage destroyer has invaded one of the pleasant Homes in Defiance and at 10 30 of clock sunday morning As the Church Bells were calling the people to their places of worship our esteemed citizen was called hence. Although the death of or. John m. Preisendorfe was expected at almost any hour for several Days yet the Public was shocked when they Learned the hour had come and a gloom pervaded the Community. John m. Preisendorfe born in Ober sinn Bayern Germany october 22, 1838, and was a son of Adam and Agnes Preisendorfe who had a family of five sons and one daughter. His father died in 1846, the Mother in 1881. He came to this country in 1860, remaining in new York until february 1861, when he came to Defiance working eleven months for a. Dolke at the Boot and shoe Trade when he went into business with his brother Joseph but after five years bought out the latter. In 1867, he built at a Cost of $4,200, his present place mrs. Ralph Mcmahan of Edge Quot water Montana is the guest of relatives in the City. Mrs. Elmer g. Weisenburger of Van Wert is the guest of her father in Law g. W. Weisenburger. Mrs. Skiver of Karnes Avenue who has been very sick for the past month is now Able to get about the House. Or. And mrs. Chas. Trainor of Bedford ind.,arrived wednesday night to be the guests of mrs. Chas. Ferguson. Earl Colum of Toledo who has been the guest of his Uncle Geo. Dicus for the past week returned Home saturday. A marriage License has been issued to Chas. E. Bungard 23, of Hicksville and Flora Cramb Lett 31, of the same place. G. M. Weisenburger has finished the Stone work for a ten room Brick House being erected by j. H. Deatrick in a Glaize township Paulding county. Word was received this morning stating that or. And mrs. Preisendorfe i will a. Rath had signed As chief Frank s., Adam and Louis support to Clay Clement in the Charles and Fanny the last a new Dominion and will open eight of whom Are still living. In Chicago soon in politics he was an Active and Henry Hardy and miss Mary faithful democratic worker and Hardy expect to go to Montrel has held office As corporation Ier and stay for the coming win treasurer from 1870 to 1878. Ter. They will stay with mrs. The wife and Mother and eight Heth who was formerly miss children survive to mourn the loss of a Loving husband and father. All the children reside in this City except Mary and Agnes now . F. Rauh and mrs. A. F. Sheibley respectively who reside at Ottawa. A brother John was resides in Germany. The cause of or. Preisendorf ferns death was a stroke of paralysis which occurred saturday Etta Hardy of this place. The body of mrs. Richlin who died recently in Toledo arrived Here thursday a. In. And was immediately taken to Riverside cemetery for burial. A number of persons accompanied it from Toledo. The Post office department has asked for information con August 8th, the third during the Kerning the Rural delivery service we seriously regret the loss by business 304 Clinton Street death brother Frank Etcie of de married november 24, 1865, Mark township As an efficient Elizabeth Wilhelm of Henry worker of the county. County by whom he had twelve we express our thanks to 0. Children i Rederick Hubert and Excell for the use of his sons i Dot and Adam who died pc rect is. M. Haver has been j i 4 treasurer for Many years there was no mistake made when she was re elected. Watch for the treasurers report next week. Dismissed for dinner. Tuesday afternoon. Song service by w. G. Landes. Following were the songs at the Cross Jesus will be there. After the songs a testimonial meeting was held and Many responded followed by singing the song service was led by w g. Landes. Devotional exercises by m. Ii. Davis. Symposium sunday school re lations. The pastor s relation to the sunday school was Well discussed by d. W. Snyder of Hicksville. In the absence of Emery Elliott the Paer on superintendent re lation was read by miss Ensign. Teachers relation by mrs Yeager. Scholars relations by miss Shanklin. The offerings and pledges which were made will be Given next week. Echoes from the International conference by D. Goller was Given in a few minutes. The following officers were elected for the ensuing year president p. N. Richardson Farmer. Vice president h. , Florida. General Secretary Henry l. Stock Defiance. Assistant Secretary Ella Shanklin Hicksville. Recording Secretary James a Rogers Farmer. Treasurer mrs. S. M. Haver Sherwood. Normal department Secretary song books during the convention. Above All we express our gratitude to god for the Blessing of this convention while we Pray that its helpful influence May carry Over in Benediction to All our churched schools and to the entire work of god in our county v. G. Lord in infancy Mary a., Agnes past five years. However during the past year or. P. Was seemingly in the Best of health. Or. Preisendorfe was a devout adherent to the roman Catholic Faith and has Ever been a prominent member of St. Johns Catholic Church in this City he was largely interested in the building of the new Church edifice and its completion was largely due to his efforts. He has at various times held a number of important offices in connection with the Church. The funeral was held wednesday morning at 9 of clock each Carrier being required to make his report under oath. The seven routes out of this office serve 830 boxes and about 4000 persons. G. W. Killey has just received a letter from congressman Snook stating that upon receipt of a physicians affidavit he would press the claim of the late George m. Hath for a pension but before the receipt of the letter the claimant had passed beyond All need of human Brick work on the new Post office building was completed claims she was blackmailed Cora Prator has hearing and pleads guilty. Fined $25 and costs. The Case of the state is. Cora Prator was called in probate court Quot wednesday at 9 of clock. After hearing the charge upon which she was being held she was asked to plead and entered a plea of guilty. She then went on to make an explanation of her conduct and the cause which led up thereto. She stated that she had been persecuted and maligned by some of the most prominent business men of the City calling each by name and that they had endeavoured to blackmail her. Through paid emissaries they had worked up a sentiment against her in Mansfield. She had written to Muskogee for a position As a teacher and a few evenings after mrs. Graves approached her saying that the postmaster had opened a letter to her offering her a school and after Reading it aloud to several persons and commenting upon it had written a letter to the school authorities in which he gave her so poor a character that they withdrew the offer. She had already complained to the Post office department but owing to powerful influence on the part of the other parties her complaints were ignored. Therefore seeing that she could have no resources through the Law she decided to take the matter into her own hands a and did so. In conclusion she said that she had always tried to live an honorable and upright life and that it was Only owing to the persecutions of these persons that she was forced to act As she did. Mrs. Prator then spoke in behalf of her daughter asking that she be not imprisoned As she feared for her health in such an event. She was then sentenced to pay a Fine of $25 and costs amounting in All to about $75. Her father Felt that the costs were rather heavy and said that she had been advised by attorneys that she did not have to appear at the time set for trial so she had merely came to see him in Yan Wert and get his advice. The court left the matter stand and let Cora in charge of the sheriff until such time As she could arrange for the payment of her Fine. From the Home at 502 Jefferson saturday and carpenters Are at Street with services at i work Putty on the Rooe rafter8< e., Alphonso ll., Anthony f., i Riverside cemetery. Catholic Church. Interment at while singing the closing song a Ablest be the tie a All joined hands. The convention was attended by 150 delegates and scores of sunday school workers. The attendance in All was near a. H. Neaderhauser a 500. W. G. Landes stated with the exception of two or three county conventions held by the tour party this was the Best. The Church and the Homes were Well decorated with banners and every one Felt themselves at Home. Near the close of the convention Rev. Whitlock of Defi Ance made a Short speech also was made Iii the usual manner and Ranry ii pm for the selection of various precis rn., saturday ii Case any precinct seems it Best to have another Date the chairman is authorized to name the Date. F. A. Goddard. Wednesday afternoon. Song service followed by an address by m. H. Davis. This was the last address of the convention. The address was one of the pleasures of the afternoon. His earnestness was contagious and the vast audience was in Geo. Miller the contractor says that he expects to have the building entirely enclosed by August 31st and that it ought to be ready for occupancy any time Between sept. 15 and oct. I. Prof. J. A Huff of Hope North Dakota has stopped off on his Way Back from Boston to visit friends in the City. He has been East attending the meeting of the National educational As the committee was entertained by Hon. William Kirtles and Al striation which was held at the vote of thanks was extended to i dub. Or. Huff was formerly committee meeting. Perfect Accord with every gesture. A r Betts of Stryker the fourth let the men and women attend District president no this convention go to their your servant Homes wrapped in the Mantle of i Henry l. Stock. Christ. Work As soldiers for the masters advancement. One of the most instructive numbers on the program was the teaching of a primary class by Barmie Dustin. She was Able to present serious thoughts in a forceful manner. She understands the child a nature and her experience enabled her to impart a great Deal of useful information to her listeners. Honouring the pages. The Republican county Central and executive committees met at the Crosby House saturday afternoon. Mayor Casebeer of Hicksville presided and Lee Richardson tilled the position of Secretary. A motion was adopted that the county convention be held at those acting As pages or i Sherwood saturday sept. 19th, guides were called to the front at to a. In. Of the stage by the presi Hon. F. L. Hay wa3 chosen As Dent. He made a Short address temporary chairman and will and presented each with a ban c. Kegel As temporary Secretary Der. Of the county convention. Parting song and Benediction. The apportionment of delegates parents Are heard from the following letter a received by the chief of police this morning from Van Buren ind chief of police Defiance Ohio Kim i principal of the Defiance High school and has Many friends Here. Miss Charlotte May Slocum a teacher in the Eastern Illinois state Normal school at Charleston is visiting her Uncle and aunt c. E. Slocum and wife. Miss Slocum is returning from attendance at the meeting of the National educational association in Boston and the Eummer school of Harvard University. George Archbold is my boy. I she has Alrea a passed part of hold him until i come or Send several years in Defiance. For him. Yours with respect a d. Felton of the Zion lace j. H. Archibold. Industries is in the City looking nothing was said As to the after the local Market for their cause of the boys leaving Home. Products. These laces Are Man a a fractured in Zion City the Community founded by John Alexander Bowie near Chicago. These laces Are made to compete with the expensive imported article the manufacturers claiming that new locks needed supt. Meachem discusses canal. Supt h. W. Meachem and Captain E. Allman were in the City saturday on canal business. Or. Meachem states that the delay of water which was turned on two weeks ago is occasioned by the luxuriant growth of weeds with which the Bottom of the canal is lined. These retard the water so much that the fluid is in the some places overflowing the Banks at the upper part of a level before it has reached the Normal height at the lower end. It is at present flowing into the nine mile level which ends at the Schooley lock and is at present As Clear As Spring water being filtered in its flow Over the weeds. A we have completed a said or. Meachem a no less than thirty seven jobs since the water has been turned off. Three aqueducts two of Wood and one of steel have been replaced and seven locks have been he went on to say that the locks at this end need to be replaced. They leak so badly that one will empty itself in fifteen minutes that is As much water is wasted As will lock through four boats in an hour. With a Good Concrete lock chamber and improved Gates a lock will easily retain a filling for a Day. With Good locks there would be enough water Supply to care for All of the traffic which could Ever be offered to it. Even were it to become a ship canal. Mrs. M. E. Lynde is visiting her sister mrs. Al Grant of it. W Ayne. Mrs. Martz and her two daughters left thursday for a visit at Prairie depot. Mrs. M. Kirian and son Leo of Miller City Are visiting the fam of j. Lafountain. Don Burt left thursday for a three weeks visit with his father Lyman Burt at Rialto Cal. Jacob Sprow 22, and Mabel Breininger 19, both of Delaware township have been licensed to wed. Messes. G. W. And g. M. Watkins Are entertaining their Mother and their Uncle Godfrey crites of Arlington 0. Leo Loeffel arrived Here thursday evening from Cleveland. He expects to remain with his parents in this City. Mrs. Frank Wehrle and Daub ter of Tiffin arrived thursday to be the guests of j. M. Weis mantel and family. Mrs. Daoust and daughter of Toledo who Are the guests of or and mrs. Napoleon Cunningham returned Home sunday. The local police did not waste much time in finding about the lad. The father of the boy arrived on the to of clock b. Amp of train and left this afternoon at 1 30. The boy had run away from Home. Oad Taxa. Swum of Ito kind you Ham always Doba it Fiatt they can produce an article fully As Good As the foreign ones and at a smaller Price. Or. Pel ton will remain Here to represent the interests of the Community both material end spiritual win. Kirtley returned from Columbus thursday. He was accompanied by his son Fred who has been in that City making arrangements to enter Ohio state univ Misity. The mystery of the featherbed which was found floating in the a Glaize River has been very simply solved. A citizen living near the River had an old Feather bed which had outlived its period of usefulness and wished to dispose of it. 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