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Defiance Weekly Express (Newspaper) - December 4, 1903, Defiance, Ohio Of a it Defiance Isa City of the second Grade population -10,000. Growing rapidly situated at the Confluence of the a Glaize and Maumee heart of the great Maumee Valley vol. , Ohio Friday december 4, 1903. No. 52 he was born Defiance county life work j n Evans in the growing West great and the Gazette of Reno Nevada had the following to say of John Newton Evans who was killed at that place nov. 13, 1903 or. Evans was born in Defiance May 22,1835, and married miss Elizabeth Metcalf from a Fine family in the same neighbourhood by whom six children were born five of them now living with his three Brothers he came West in 1859 and settled in Long Valley becoming a leading rancher and cattle Raiser of those Early Days. With Henry j. Pratt and his brother Alvaro he reclaimed a Large ranch and Range on the Humboldt River North of Iron Point making it one of the Doest properties in the state. It was sold to Noble amp North of Utah who built Many score Miles of Fence and have immense Meadows and pastures where thousands of sheep and cattle Are now wintered. During All these years or. Evans was an Active defender of the settlers rights against the Savage p cute As Well As outlaws of White skin and Many a contest that might be called Battles were fought. The Honey Lake Valley was the scene of some historic events and no one knew better than or. Evans the secret history of Many of them. On the jumbo Lac River he was known As a fearless though modest Man who never shrunk from a foe or forsook a Friend. The four Brothers Allan Alvaro John n. And a. A., the latter familiarly known As Pete came to Reno Over Twenty years ago and bought the Quarter Section North of town on which or. Evans lived and died. They soon took hold of the Reno water death Spreng mrs. Sarah Spreng who has for several years lived with her son in Law j. C. Kuhn of Tiffin township died thurs Day morning. A Short service was held Friday at the House and on saturday the remains were taken to Williamsport ind., where the funeral services were conducted and inter ment take place. Her pastor Rev. D. A. Row had charge of the religious services. Krueger mrs. John Krueger died at her Home in Defiance works and built the Highland i township sunday morning aged ditch or at least completed it about 65 years. She leaves three after Lachman and others drop sons John Ernest and William Ped it. A Hen the partnership Krueger and one daughter mrs. Was dissolved Newt As he was Osborn. The funeral occurred called by his associates retained from the House an to p. In. Tues the property adjoining town Day Rev. H. Mueller of this which he Farmed so successfully City officiating. In connection with his cattle bus iness that he became one of the Strong men of the town and of the state. He understood the Stock business As few men do and was an excellent judge of conditions regulating the ups and Downs of prices. He was a director in the Bank of Nevada from its inception until last summer when he joined with Kirman Mack Dunaway Dolly and others to make a National Bank of the Farmers and merchants. He was president of the Washoe Power and Campbell a Frederick a., the six year old son of or. And mrs. G. F. Campbell died at the Home of his parents in East Defiance sunday morning. The funeral occurred from the Campbell Home monday Rev. H. Mueller officiating. Barn spent Otto Houck and Jack Hart of Pittsburg pa., sunday in this City. Miss Ella Potts of Toledo returned Home monday after a visit development com-1 some Days in this City. Pans and was actively engaged i Fred h. Kirtley returned to in the promoting of this great the Ohio state University at col Enterprise which was designed to Umbus sunday afternoon harness the Power of the Truckee River near Verdi for electrical purposes. He has been president of the Board of regents of the state uni the keeper of Island Park is Short one wife. She is said to have deserted the Camp last week. Varsity for six years. He was a Man among men and exemplified in his dominating character the sturdy race from which he sprung which t headed the Savage Wilder or. John Ury will go to Columbus this week to take the examination before the state medical Board. Fred Antner of the Maumee the town Wark Center has sensation the Safe in Post office cached and robbed some time Friday night the town of Mark Center has had the sensation of the year and consequently was Long on excitement when it was discovered saturday that the Safe in the Post office had been blown open by robbers some time during the night. It is supposed that the explosion occurred during the time that the westbound b. Amp 0. Freight no. 97 was passing through the Village which was after Midnight. At that time the wife of the b. Amp 0. Agent was awakened by a terrific explosion and was so uneasy Oyer the affair that she awakened her husband but he concluded that it was nothing More than track torpedoes that had been used by the train men. When postmaster h. L. Wallace went to the office that morning he found the door closed but soon discovered that the lock had been forced and the Safe in the building a Complete wreck. Of explosives to have wrought the damage done and the Only wonder is that More people did not hear the Joise. The robbers secured about $20 and $180 Worth of Stamps and there is of course no clue to the robbers. The United states officials have been aware for some time that there is an organized band of cracks men operating in Northwestern Ohio and making pos offices a speciality. They Are doing everything in their Power to locate the gang but the work still goes on and no one can Tell where they will strike next. The history of the robberies show that there is unusually a Large number in the gang that does the work and the members Are consequently Able to command All streets in the Vicinity of a Post office and terrorize the people who happen to be on the streets or who answer to the Call of officials for assistance. There ought to be some Means of reaching the men who engage it must have taken a big charge e in these Lawless acts. Ness and wrought from the Forest Valley fertilizing works has and desert the empires of the put up a new addition 60 feet still something doing in society or. And mrs. D. W. Coy gave their annual Quail supper saturday evening West. Pioneer preacher founded St Johns lutheran Church r. C. Cameron dentist Over singers grocery. Prof. Hipp of Toledo spent thanksgiving with his parents in this City. Long that is operated by steam. Or. Winn and wife of Evans office i port visited mrs. Winns parents or. And mrs. John caution sunday. It Wayne of nov. 26 a tonic that strengthens the stomach cleanses the clogged up liver makes every Organ of the body move correctly. That s what Rocky Mountain Tea will do. Weisenburger amp Emery. Duncan m. Smith of the Chi a dispatch from id. Under Date says a a Rev. Or. Adam j. Detzer one of the oldest and most prominent lutheran ministers of the the Missouri Synod died at the Home of his Sod Rev. Frederick Detzer in Niles Center 111., yesterday aged 86 years. He was a Pioneer lutheran missionary pastor beginning his work after arrival from Germany As a Young Man of 22 at Bryan 0. He established lutheran churches at Defiance and Napoleon and other cities in Ohio. Later he Laboured in Indiana and Illinois. His last pastoral charge was at Chicago. His remains will be brought Here for Baria. Three of his sons reside he was the founder of St John s lutheran Church and was held in High esteem by lutherans All through the Northwest where he wa8so Well known and highly honoured. Logan fiddler of Toledo spent thanksgiving with his parents in this . A la i Cago news wife and daughter Are Iare i amour Wowra Dubni Ami us j. E. Sherwood of Wauseon. A f via non Brinn Murp than sustained. My i. A v visiting at the Woodward Home this occasion More than sustained spent thanksgiving Here the a a i their reputation of making peo pie comfortable and Happy who one of the notable social events in this City is the annual Quail supper that is Given by or. And mrs. D. W. Coy at their Home Corner Wayne and first streets. That of this year which occurred on saturday evening will not soon be forgotten by those who had the pleasure of gathering around the Board in this hospitable Home. Or. And mrs. Coy Are famous entertainers and on Groom and or. Willie Markle Cousin of the Bride took their Emma d. Kerr of Hicksville were married in this City wednesday evening Rev. B. W. Slagle of the presbyterian Church officiating. Or. Eisele stole a March on Bis his old Logan friends residing in this City but for that he will be forgiven. Or. Eisele is a Sterling business Man and one of the Best citizens in the Hocking Valley. His parents were among the Early settlers of Hocking county and there is none of the name but what is honoured and esteemed at Home. We have not had the pleasure of meeting the Bride but feel assured that she is a most excellent lady for it is a hard matter to meet any other kind in Northwestern Ohio. We congratulate or. And mrs. Eisele and Trust that a Long and Happy life May be their portion. Or. And mrs. Fred Mehring of Defiance township Are celebrated their fiftieth wedding anniversary Friday. Rev. Carl Span Nuth and family of St. Johns lutheran Church Are among the invited guests the affair being largely restricted to family friends. Mrs. Chas. Rufer and sister miss Lizzie Benecke of Ridgeville Corners were Here last night the guests of or. And mrs. Henry Roehrs. They went out to the Mehring Home this morning to take part in the Celebration. _ miss Cora Aldrich has returned Houie from Toledo. Mrs. J. J. Reynolds returned Home from Toledo Friday evening. Mrs g a Henry and mrs Sophia Godfrey of Elkhart id Are the guests of or and mrs j f Godfrey. The canal boats j. Vav. Wright and Ella May were caught by the ice at Independence and will have to Winter there. The j 0 Fisher property of North Defiance was offered at places in front of the Bay window. ,.a administrator s Sale saturday by which was beautifully decorated the old reliable absolutely pure there is no substitute the county sunday school convention a grand meeting was held in St Johre a m. E chuch. Guest of miss Anna Zellars. Or. And mrs. W. A. Schmaltz spent thanksgiving with a. J. Minsel and wife in North Richland. J. Vav. Loomis of the Bucyrus Telegraph Wasing Herity Friday. He was on his Way to his old Home in Hicksville. Or. And mrs. Jack Shannon and daughter of Delphos were the guests of or. And mrs. N. G. Cunningham thursday. Visiting at the Woodward Home North Richland township this week. Or. And mrs. John Mcpherson and sons returned to their Home at Detroit monday after a weeks visit with or. And mrs. We Martin. Or Aad mrs John Small left for Atlanta ga., monday where or Small starts his seasons work of sign painting for 0. A. Gude of new York City a fire at Cecil thursday destroyed the store of or. Row Aud the town Hall. The loss is to Cross their threshold. At the appointed hour for dinner the guests were called to the dining room where the following menu was served Quail Cream Beans pickles Jellicon Fried oysters cranberries hot buns celery Plum pudding salted almonds ice Cream White cake Coffee. For the occasion with potted plants and vines. The ceremony was performed by the Rev Karl Spannuth pastor of St Johns lutheran Church in Defiance. The Bride was attired in a White mohair dress and the bridesmaid was dressed in White after the ceremony followed ions when All sat sumptuous dinner prepared for he occasion. About eighty guests were present and there were Many Beautiful and valuable presents. Or and mrs Smith went to housekeeping immediately in a Home which the Groom Tiad prepared for his Bride on the Dey farm about a mile West of Defiance fruit Fob l. Archambeault and family of Holgate spent thanksgiving i no Giyen amount Here with his parents or. And several thousand dollars. Mrs. L. Archambeault. petition in error has been or. And mrs. John Mcpherson i filed in the Case of Maxwell is. And two sons of Detroit mich., the Village of Hicksville. This spent thanksgiving with was the suit growing out Beal mrs. Vern. Martin this City. Law election held oct. 19. Fred Kirtley is Home from the Frank Ferguson of this City Ohio state University at Colum has charge of the Burke Hub. Bus for the thanksgiving holi Mill in Napoleon and is getting Osep re a to la i in Crand Shana a return i co3 and Lizzio Ludwig. The decorations in the dining room the guests present were As lows Hon. W. D. Hill or. And mrs. G. W. Deatrick or. And mrs. A. H. Wood or. And mrs. R. T. Whitaker or. And mrs. N. G. Woodward or. And mrs. W. Rout or and mrs. F. T. Betts or. And mrs. J. W. Parmer or. And mrs. O. J. Thompson or an mrs. We. Helmick or. And mrs. W. Powell or. And mrs. De Hall or. And mrs. John Mccarty or. And mrs. John timbers or. And mrs. We. Helpman mrs. Katherine Sites. The out of town guest was mrs. King. Mrs. Coy was assisted in serving by the misses Hannah Hatry Days. He is looking Well and is along in Good shape. He return making Fine Progress in his stud-1 de to that place Friday after ie9. He is in the Law school. We have Allix Osko the newest ideas in spending thanksgiving with his family in this City. Lieutenant Wesley e. King and wife of Champaign iii., were i pre for were White and Pink carnations the evening following the Din Ner hour was spent with cards and Many record breaking games were noted before the guests de thanksgiving being Parte j for their Homes. Photographs for tile Holiday season a work is finished with the utmost care and precision and prices reasonable. Ground floor studio Beardsley fourth Street Defiance Ohio those who have pulled the Latch string at the Coy Home Well know that it was a most delightful affair. John w Slough but there were no bidders. Or. John c. Miller has recently moved Here from Toledo and has secured an office Over Woodward a drug store and residence at 639 Washington Street. Merle e. Richardson of Tole-Congratula-1 an j miss Anna Luderman of Down to a i Napoleon who have been the guests of or. And mrs. L. E. Richardson for a few Days returned hom6 sunday. The Catholic Telegraph published at Cincinnati has a handsome write up of the Catholic knights of America of which m. J. Walz of this City is state president. It also publishes a Good Cut of the genial president. Tiffin township sunday school convention held at the St. Johns m. E. Church was a Success in every respect. The song service was conducted in a Way that nearly every one in the House took part after which the devotional exercises was conducted Byj the township president in the absence of Rev. C. L. Snyder. The next number on the program was music. One of the delights of the conventions was the music Given by the misses Flora and Blanche Craine followed by the Welcome address by township president. Rev. C. L. Snyder being absent the Temperance address was not Piven. The Temperance song Given a is entitled a away away the Bow i. A opportunities of sunday school teachers was Given by la. D. Whetstone in the absent tests of mrs. Kings parents or. And mrs. A. Groweg or. And postmaster and mrs c. J. Thompson of North Defiance. A letter from t. J. Frazier of Zanesville assistant real estate i at the pleasant country Home agent of the b. Amp o. Ry., says of mrs. Mary a. Travis in Noble his visit to Defiance had nothing township occurred the marriage whatever to do with the Tippen of Tyer Only daughter Marietta lands. Me was Here to look after to or. Fred w. Smith of the the company a taxes. He says same township. At la of clock a that if the company is interested i in on wednesday november 25, in the Tippen lands he has not the bridal couple attended by been advised of it. Miss Minnie Smith sister of the nov. 24th marked the fiftieth wedding anniversary of or. And mrs. John March sr., at their Home on Holgate Avenue. The event was celebrated in a formal Way. The ladies of St. Johns lutheran Church which of or. And mrs. March Are members gave a social in the afternoon which was quite largely attended and netted them a neat Little sum. Rev. Spannuth their pastor was present and delivered an appropriate address Foi the occasion. In the evening their relatives and a few intimate friends called to spend the evening. At 8 of clock a Bountiful supper was served. A noticeable feature of the event was the wedding Case which was designed and baked by Ferd Kiesling of it. Wayne and trimmed by mrs. Morrell being decorated with 50 candles which marked the fiftieth mile Stone of their wedded life. It was presented to the aged couple by or. And mrs. Ferd Kiesling of it. Wayne. Many useful presents were received by or. And mrs. March. May the lord preserve them in old age and Grant them Many Happy Days yet while Here on Earth. Win. F. Eisele of Logan and Bumm my tick headache. Love is sometimes a hard taskmaster. He drive a women to tasks beyond their strength and lays heavy Bur Dens on their shoulders. Love of husband love of family forces Many a woman Day by Day to labor for the Home when aching Back and throbbing head make her Utt e r i y unfit for household duties. Weak nervous women who suffer from headache backache bearing Down pains and other consequences of womanly disease can be completely cured by the use of doctor pierces favorite prescription. It establishes regularity dries weakening drains heals inflammation and ulceration and cures female weakness. A about two years ago i was taken sick and it seemed a if i had no nerves at All a writes mrs. P. Wood Beck of Delray. Mich. Quot could not work an hour in the Day without being tired out. I doctored first with one physician then with another but did not receive any Benefit. One would say one thing and the next something else. I had almost Given of when i thought your Medicine might help me so i wrote to you asking what to do. You advised me to take or. Pierces favorite prescription and Golden medical discovery i did so and could see a difference tight away. I Only took four bottle la an and Felt better than i had in a longtime. Can work All Day now and not feel tired As i Woald in an boor before taking your treatment. I think it is the Only or. Pierce pleasant Pellet cars the. A Rev. L. Roberts was a masterful Effort. The speaker delivered a series of splendid though tie i an unusually forceful manner. A collection was taken which amounted to $1.20. County president p. N. Rich Ardson of Farmer came Forward and Aud presented the subject of sunday school management. He began his address by stating that if All sunday schools were managed like the St. Johns there would not be any need of him talking on this subject. After a few minutes discourse a1 the superintendents gave their idea of s. Management followed by the closing song a still we meet a motion was made and carried that the different sunday schools change their hour of sub. Some sunday to give others a Chance to visit the different schools. The next convention of Emery Elliott. Instead of the be held at the Evansport u. Temperance address the time was a spent in round table questions in which Many took part. Closing song and adjournment. Sunday session. The attendance of the second session was much larger than on saturday evening. The convention was represented by workers from the seven different sunday schools of the township. After the song and devotional services the two miss Craine gave some very excellent music. The address on a Why Are not people As much interested in s. Work As in temporal affairs by b. Church. T. E. Shuter Secretary. Farmer Union sunday school earnestly request than the next county convention be held in Farmer. They is the Only incl tation so far yet sent in. Visits the St. Johns 8. 8. County president p. N. Rich Ardson visited the St. Johns m. E. S., nov. 22. He spoke Well of the management by j. J. Craine. The total number present on the above Date was 103 collection 79 cents. The above s. Decided to bold a Christmas entertainment. Send news to h. L. Stock. Public safety new president of the Board. The Board of Public safety met at the Central City building Friday evening at 7 p. In. Frank w. Ury who had been appointed to fill the vacancy on the Board caused by the resignation of w. A. Kehnast was elected president. The monthly Rolls and Bills were allowed. The Board also authorized a change in the location of the red lights used As night signals to cedi the police. End of the Maumee River Bridge one in front of the police head quarters and one at fifth Street so placed that it can be seen from the Wabash track. There also goes with this an order to place a Gong in front of police Headquarters to be used As a Daylight signal. Thanksgiving thursday was a typical thanksgiving Day. There was a Light fall of Snow wednesday evening and this was followed by Lively drop of the Mercury. Thursday the air was Crisp and Sharp. The usual services were held in tile churches Aud Large numbers of dinner parties and family renal ions were Beld in this City. Thins was a general suspension of Bort Ness in the City and Tbs Day passed without Accident or Foci i one will be placed on the South i Dent especially noteworthy

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