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Defiance Weekly Express (Newspaper) - December 11, 1903, Defiance, Ohio If the heart of the great Maumee Valley f n r1 it vol. , Ohio. Friday december la 1903. No. I meeting of the Board of health report of the sanitary policeman for the month was accepted i St the Board of health met in the Central City building saturday evening the following members being present mayor j. P. Cameron Diehl Dirr Helpman and shutters. Minutes of the previous meeting read and approved. The month salary Bills of the officers of the Board were read and ordered certified the City Council. Sanitary policeman m. Howard called up the matter of the dither Wacase at the Maddock Home in North Defiance. It was stated that some of the neighbors had ignored the quarantine and have not Only entered the House themselves but had allowed their children go in also. The sanitary policeman was ordered see that these children did not enter the schools and try and enforce a proper quarantine. The monthly report of the sanitary policeman was read and showed that he had put cards up As follows during the past month five cases chickenpox 7 cases Scarlet fever i Case typhoid fever i Case diphtheria. He also reported the cleaning of 12 vaults the month. Report was accepted. No further business appearing the meeting adjourned. How Send gifts office Christmas parcels foreign lands if you have friends in any foreign land whom you wish a end Christmas gifts and expect have the gift reach them by december 25 it might be Well study the following table which will Tell you what time your gift should be deposited at the local Post office mails for great Britain and Ireland also France Belgium Netherlands Swiss austrian romanian italian Spanish portugese turkish egyptian grecian British India Lourenco Marquez Cape Colony Transvaal Cape verde islands German danish swedish norwegian and russian closed mails should be mailed at Defiance not later than 9 30 of clock p. In december . Mails for any of the above places close at new York at 7 30 a. Rn., december 12, and at 1230 p. In. December 16. Parcels Post mails for Germany close at new York City at 5 of clock p. In. December 7 and december 18. reach these mails parcels must be mailed in Defiance not later than 8 a. In. December 6 and december 17. Mails for Porto Rico close at new York saturday december 19 at 9 a. In. Pieces for tips mail should be in the Defiance Post office not later than thursday december 17. All senders should have their mail in the Defiance Post office at least several hours ahead of the time announced and the first mail should be used in order that any Accident which might cause delay would not keep the mail from reaching new York in time for the last mail before the holidays. Nellie taller Denver a my face was a annual ejection a Glaize hive ladies of the maccabees elected the following officers thursday night past commander mrs. Minnie Smith. Commander a mrs. Kathryn Sites. Lieutenant commander mrs. Lizzie Ort. Record keeper miss Emma try. Finance keeper miss Minnie Whetstone. Chaplain mrs. Agues Wight. Sergeant miss Barbara May. Mistress at arms mrs. Lottie Brubaker. Sentinel miss May Smith. Pickett mrs. Emmalynne. Banner bearer no. ,1�?mrs. Hannah Beard. Banner bearer no. 2�?mrs. Flora Willeman. Banner bearer no. 3�?mrs. Annie bopper. 6 fair of pities and blackheads. Rocky Mountain Tea has driven them away people hardly know me. In a looking .80c. Wei8enburger amp Emery. R. C. Cameron dentist Over singers grocery. Geo. B. Smith and Margaret m. Grainger have been licensed wed. John w. Ury left for Columbus monday. He will spend the week in that City. W. H. Myers started on an extended trip through the Northwest monday. Geo. Newton has returned his Home in Cleveland after pleasant visit in this City. F. A. Goddard shipped one of his Fine Rhode Island red cockerel we. Heller of Napoleon. Or. And mrs. C. E. Gilchrist of Seneca Street East Defiance have an 8% Pound girl baby at their Home. Mrs. John Cromley who has been visiting Here for a week returned her Home in Antwerp monday. The question of a location for the proposed Carnegie Library building is calling out a great Deal of discussion. Mary r. Shondel has been appointed guardian of the minor heirs of Louis Shondel late of this cite deceased. The weather so far this fall has been very helpful the Farmers. It has been cold but the roads Are in Tine condition for Wheeling. F. A. Goddard attend the poultry show at Napoleon last saturday and brought Home with him the first priv la. I. Red cockerel of that show. Word has been received from it. We Ayne id that Peter Cor Essel who is there in a Hospital for treatment of a cancer is in very bad shape. H. B. Tenzer of the h. B. Ten Zer lumber co.,left sunday evening on an extended business trip through Missouri and Arkansas. He goes make a Dea for Sycamore lumber. We. Kirtley jr., has gone Columbus attend the regular monthly meeting of the state Board of Public works. He Wil go from there thursday Cleveland attends the Annua meeting of the hotel met or. Aud mrs. Julius Weber have returned from Weston and will make their Home Here for the present. John Klein of Rural route no. 6, is suffering with appendicitis and an operation will be necessary. A. V Ischer of Germany is Here place some Good orders with the Defiance machine works. This company recently received a big order from the South Africa and is now Busy getting out the machines fill it. Or. Carnegie submits offer the City pay of Rural mail carriers a committee from the natio association of Rural mail Carri visited Washington recently and m m ,. A. Presen ted a memorial Congress matter of new Library building now of through postmaster general pends solely upon the people a Branch of the Defiance tick Mitten co., of Toledo will be located Here at once. Rooms have been secured in the Bokop building next the Defiance grocery co. This is the company with which c. L. Mcbride and Perry Tiedeman Are identified. The question of the City of deft a suitable site for the building or. Carnegie will be pleased furnish seventeen thousand five Hundred dollars erect a free Public Library building for Defiance. Respectfully yours Jas. Bertman private Secretary. The City Council it will be remembered has already pledged one Mill the maintenance of the Library building but the offer that or. Carnegie makes would not Call for More than % of a Mill. The Library Board will Call by an be securing a Carnegie Library building has now taken definite shape and the Only thing that remains be done on the part of the City is set Forth in the following letter Andrew Carnegie 2 e. 91st St. New Yoke. November 25th, 1903. R. W. Mitchel esq., supt. City schools Defiance Ohio. Dear sir a responding your communication on behalf of Defiance. If the City agree by Resolution of Council maintain a free Public Library at Cost of not less than seventeen Hundred and fifty dollars a year and provide Payne asking for a change in salaries. The memorial is a Strong one and recites the expense that Rural carries Are subject in providing and maintaining a suitable outfit. There is an outlay at the Start of 250 $400 for horses Wagon Robes blankets Etc., and it costs $150 $250 per year for feeding repairs Etc. Many carriers Are compelled keep two or More horses give efficient service. The first years expense averages $525, leaving $75 for the Carrier and his family. It is no wonder Over 1500 carriers resigned during the year ending june 30, 1902, on account of not being Able support their families. Officers elected the in. V. U. Has elected the following officers for the ensuing year colonel Peter Dick Man. Lieutenant colonel cafe Mellen. _ major a. Klein. Chaplain Samuel shingles. Quartermaster a. P. Rhodes. Sergeant David Atkinson. Daughters of veterans. The d. Of Hare elected the following officers president miss Osborn. Senior vice president miss Dora March. Junior vice president miss Lillian Speiser. Chaplain mrs. Nora Stoll. Musicians miss Pearl Mollen cup. Treasurer miss Zadie Lee. Secretary mrs. Seible. Social miss Birdie Palm and Henry Kaufman were married tuesday evening Rev. H. Mueller of St. Paul a lutheran Church officiating. The Ball Given by the Defiance military band in the National Union Hall wednesday evening was a very successful affair. The attendance was Large. Fine music was furnished by the Deal Richards orchestra. Meeting at once and make Range ments present this mat i present salary is $600. The ter the Council in proper form. Memorial asks that this be in creased $720 the second year mrs. Walter s. Shelly returned and $850 the the third year Home from Chicago iii., thurs and thereafter. It also asks for the gentlemen who have had charge of the movement secure consents for the right of Way or the Peoples rapid transit by on Clinton Street South from monumental Park have not been very successful. The people who reside on the West Side of the Street seem be against the proposition Good and hard. If he Road is come it appears us that it would be the Wise thing Grant that right of Way. There was a Lively time on water Street North Defiance at about 4 30 p. In. Sunday. Jacob Klein bad been using one of Joe Hughes rigs and turned it Over his boy at the Corner of water and Clinton streets. The horse started run away and the boy jumped out of the buggy. The horse dashed Over the River Bank and broke the buggy a new one pieces and scattered them Over the ice on the Maumee. No one was Hurt. Henry Merrihugh has received a dispatch from Harbor Springs mich., announcing the death of his son Eben at that place he had no details but thought his Sod might have lost his life while working in the Timber on the Merrihugh farm which is located near Harbor Springs. Or Merrihugh left for Michigan today the funeral of his son. Eben Merrihugh was aged 44 years and leaves a wife and seven children. His wife was formerly miss Anna Roedel. Of Henry county. Mrs. James b. Tennyson entertained at six hand euchre at her pretty Home on Jackson Street wednesday afternoon. There were some fifty guests present and seven tables at euchre. The prizes were first a Gold Candle stick and the second a Cut Glass vase. Some delightful musical selections were rendered during the luncheon hour by miss Yanda Enos violinist and miss Marne Farrell pianist. The misses Bessie Kirtley and Marjorie Lamb assisted in serving. The out of town guests were mrs. Hammer and mrs. Gerson of Cleveland mrs. Kidney of natural Bride n. Y. This was the first of a series of parties be Given at the Tennyson Home. Day evening. Mrs. Jacob diff can of Noble township was called Huntington iud., Friday by a Telegram announcing the serious illness of her daughter a . Died in Mark township dec. 3rd, William h. Crow. Deceased was a member of co f. Ill o. V. I. Funeral was held at lost Creek Church at a. In. Sunday. Anson Onstat of Hicksville has secured a five year lease on the Burke building recently vacated by the Post office and will open up a Saloon there. He pays a rental of $40 per month for the rooms. E. L. Sauer and l. F. Orahood who were appointed by judge w. H. Hubbard examine the county commissioners annual fifteen Days leave of absence on full pay each year. If these measures Are granted they will provide themselves with the regulation uniforms at their own expense. The Farmers National Grange at a recent meeting recommended that the salary of Rural carriers be made proportionate that of City carriers. There is no question but what these carriers should receive better pay for their services. The experimental stage has and All must admit the Rural mail service is a Good thing and has come stay. It is no longer Willie Jones. He celebrated the 21st anniversary of his birth wednesday and it is now or. William Jones or. After while he will be bearded like a Pard and get married and perhaps some Day there will be another Willie Jones. We. Helmick has located we. Mccreath. He says he is wintering at grand rapids and is still a sturdy exponent of the Constitution and the Laws and does not fail declare that the Macks Are the greatest people on the Earth. Probate court Harrison Dezelon has filed horse petition for divorce in probate passed court from Mary Elizabeth dese imn. He alleges failure of duty and neglect. They were married sept. 1902, but had no Chil Dren. E. W. Costello for plaintiff. The courts the Case of we. M. Morrison is. C. Frank Miller it a1 is being tried the court today. The _ Salt grows out of the rental of report have completed their i farm. J. M. Willitts of Bryan task. They Only worked eight important Resolution for plaintiff and Winn amp Hayand thieves Days. That is quite a record. The Date for the annual convention of the knights of pythias lodges in the counties of. Yan Wert Paulding Williams and Defiance has been fixed for feb. 5th. The meeting place has not yet been decided upon. Yan Wert Lodge has an invitation entertain the convention but the Lodge has not yet acted upon it. A Van Wert bulletin. A. Wanted Good farm Loans interest 6 per sent privilege Given of making partial payments in Gams of $25 or More at any interest pay Day no commission. The Defiance Home % saving amp loan Asso. One door West of Crosby Rouse. Industrial notes the gentlemen who have been promoting the of the a Glaize River Power very much encouraged and 1 say they have about completed their work. We Trust that that project will go through. It in ans a great Deal Defiance. The Lafavre arms co. Will be putting finished guns out the Trade by the first of the year. The Defiance tool co. Is now doing some work and sent out some finished work last week. Dont be fooled Tbs Market is bite floods with Worth Imit Txooj of Rocky Mountain Tea protect tis pm our trod / the infant of or. And mrs. C. Pessefall died wednesday. Th8 prob vote judge an d count clerk have been kept Busy by the pensioners today. C i iodine Adams has filed a petition in probate court for Alimony from John q. Adams they were married april 19, 1864. She alleges cruelty and adore support. Hockman amp Phelps for the plaintiff. The marriage of or. George b. Smith and miss Margaret m. Grainger both of Defiance was solemnized by the Rev. Clayton j a. Smucker at the St. Paul a methodist parsonage last saturday evening at 8 of clock. Louis Westendorf of Adams township met with an Accident monday that May cause his death. He was in the Woods getting out Timber and a falling tree was caught by a limb that measured about six inches through. It struck him on his left shoulder and fairly drove him into the ground. The elks held memorial services in their Lodge rooms on Clinton Street sunday afternoon. The address was delivered by judge h. G. Bater 5f Muskogee i. T., and has called out Many warm words of Praise from those who heard it. The judge was have delivered a similar address at Muskogee l t., but business engagements in the East prevented that. A. W. King. The above is a very Good likeness of Comrade a. W. King the new commander of Bishop Post g. A. R. He has a splendid army record. He spent some time in Southern prisons during the War of the rebellion. He was a survivor of the great Sultana disaster and distinguished himself in that affair by saving the life of a woman who was a passenger on the wrecked Steamer. Comrade King is alright. Passed for Many years Defiance county has suffered from the work of horse thieves and As a Rule not less than four or five Good horses disappear each season and that is the last of them. The county commissioners want break up the practice if possible and monday passed a Resolution in which they make a standing offer of $100 Reward for the arrest and conviction of each person who has stolen a horse from a Boni fide resident of Defiance county. This Reward will be paid within ten Days after the incarceration of a convicted horse thief in the Ohio Penitentiary. This is a very Good move on the part of the commissioners and May be the Means of breaking up the nest of horse thieves which is believed exist in this county. _ Why suffer with indigestion dyspepsia gastric irregularities stomach troubles when Rocky Mountain Tea will make you Well and keep Yon Well ? s5c. Weisenburger amp Emery. Neie i Mei lumber dealers Hockman amp Phelps for the defendants. Thew n 1 Al important Law suit Defiance people in u s court there is no substitute Sabbath schools a lesson by count Secretary lesson Story. Our lesson of last wet about David a charge Mon. David had now become old Man of 70. In giving his charge his son he gather together the Best people of the nation. David the aged Moil Arch poet Warrior statesman was the Center of the assemblage. His body is declining with Aget his heart and purpose Are a Strong As Ever. He might have spoken of the glory of his nig and the Power of his Kindom. He might have spoken of the matchless songs which he had Bern inspired write. But none of these things were mentioned la giving his charge. It was a de sire of his heart that grew a at came on and filled his mind he handed the scepter Hie so that a Temple Jehovah shoo be built. This is the kind of seat and faithfulness which god Lov and rewards. It is time now sing hymn. Of Praise. Thankful people Witt Delight do this. Weare thank Ful every Day for the Blessing it have but we Are glad hav Day when at the same time % May All together Pray and Iii and give thanks. The people Over this great land will fir thanks god our father. Let us be thankful of som / the blessings we rec Etc jus David did. He said a god it the Earth and Waters w a pretty thought that rain i visit of god. That it Meas Blessing our Earth. David said that the whole Yvo was crowned with gods Bim ing8. Why it is just so now. This year has been like a Era a Golden Crown too because n we have the Golden Corn Grain in the storehouse. We Westward the orb of glory takes its Way Wisconsin is the state you hear every body say it s made itself famous by one great stride / Booky Mountain Tea Bas made its name world wide Weisenburger a Emery the Case of we. H. Young amp co. Is. The h. P. Miller co. Was tried a jury in United states court at Toledo wednesday and thursday. On thursday judge Wing took the Case from the jury. And informed the plaintiffs that Spring with pure will if they desired stay in the i the Green things a game they must Amend their petition. Suit was brought collect alleged storage charges advances and insurance on 3,000 cases of eggs left with the plaintiff in 1899. The amount of the claim is about $5,000. The eggs were stored with the plaintiff and after the Market had broken and gone All pieces they were sold without notifying i requests that the the h. P. Miller co., at a heavy comity convention be held loss b. F. Enos h. G. Baker Joey. I and e. J. Phelps for the defendants. And the White and yellow flows coming from the bulbs that h been planted and now the h Vest has been gathered. % valleys sing with the Blessing god and the Waters sunni in them make a glad noise. A Secretary. Ask for county convento the s. S. Workers of Ney we have barn blinds a in Stock. We have a new idea for a barn window. We have lumber for barns. It will be a show y window for barns. Cheney amp Godfrey pleasure show you the new Shum agon steer Bull or horse hide calf skin dog skin or any other kind of hide or skin and let is Tan it with the hair on soft Light odourless and Moth proof for Robe Rug coat or gloves. Sol int get oar Cut Tom sic Price and oar shipping my attractions co a i Usta of it Alto Bay Law fast my Cloaca. Cyffic company Namm Lmh in Mhz in ii the St. Johns . 8. 8 Tiffin township decided Christmas entertainment. E. Wide awake sunday so j should have an entertains 1 Send news h. L. Stock. The 5-year old son of or mrs. I. O. Maddock of Noi Fiance died thursday after act of diphtheria. The burial of i Little fellow occurred the evening at 5 of clock at River cemetery. Rev. A b Murphy the Baptist Church was at grave and delivered a p one other member of the a is afflicted with the Tan ease. J /

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