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Defiance Weekly Express (Newspaper) - December 11, 1903, Defiance, Ohio Is j,�?.98. It brings in your eat the performances of the finest bands singers and orchestras. Uses the regular size edition records. The new moulded Edison record 50c each $5 per Doz. A. J % Jhb cakes at Browne a bakery. We Ash agent w. To Hill who has been seriously ill for the past ten day8, expects to be in his office by saturday. 6 a Chaa. Spangler made a business trip to Fost amp Ria and Tiffin monday. He purchased a tract of Timberland of Fie in Seneca county. F Frederick Thompson who has been visiting at Wapakoneta returned borne with his Mother mrs. C. J. $. Thompson monday evening. The Ingersol $1 watch is sold and guaranteed at Woodward a drug store. Rev. Virden is holding an old fashioned revival at Oakland Church. There were five persons at the altar last night and several stoo4 up for prayers. A. W. King amp son Are now Selling Fine overcoats and suits for men and and boys at astonishing Low prices also Wool shirts underwear Caps gloves and mittens. Their line is Complete and prices reasonable. When in need Call on a. W. King amp son clothiers Defiance. Do an error slipped into our columns last week in the handsome advertisement of or. Mollencupp. It was announced that his great Sale of jewelry silverware. Watches Etc would commence Friday dec. 10th. Of course there was no such Date. The Sale is vow on and people Are taking advantage of the bargains. Mrs. Jack Fry of front Street i attempted to commit suicide monday Pight. She had placed a rope Over a Hook in the Wall and Theja a Jug herself off. She was Black inn Steve when discovered and turd a by a p to Wise pastes at she Defiance Hostel. Shi gives the acts of her boys Asok reason for a desire for ending kids t. 0. To Fucks arrived in the City tuesday from Ashland wis., and left the amp to evening for the Southwest to look after a Telephone in that Section. He was accompanied by c. J. Daoust g. W. Watkins and judge of l. Hay who went to Arkansas to look after some Timber interests. The party will be gone four or five Days. We can save you Money on watches clods jewelry and. Silver goods. This store is at its bests better than Ever before because of More expensive preparation than in any former j ear. Ready to serve a greater number of patrons ready with the most elaborate collection of things suitable for Holiday gifts that we have Ever shown. Selections made now May be left with us until Christmas. Al Day a perfumes Hudnutt a palmers Ricksecker a Colgate a Roger amp galleys Lundborg a Pinaud a steam a Etc. Leather goods a tires Medicine cases pocket books travelling sets pocket manicure sets card cases flask and drinking cups in Feather cases. Cut Glass Bric a Brae novelties boobs fancy goods games toilet articles. Do your Christmas shopping now. Done to put off your Christmas buying until the last moment. Those who begin Early have the advantage of a Complete Stock. They can make their selections with More Comfort and avoid the annoyances of the a eleventh hours Rush then when Christmas Day comes they Are not tagged out. Come and see our Large display of Christmas goods never before have we had such a line of things so calculated to please on exhibition at this season of the year. The i jeweler Yingling optician death of h. P. Miller. Horn be p. Miller the Well known produce dealer died at his Home on Jefferson Street this City of heart trouble at 10 45 p. In. Wednesday. Or. Miller had been in his usual Good health up to within a few minutes of his death which was very sudden and entirely unexpected he was born near West Unity Williams county sept. 24, 1848. Ile leaves a wife and two sons Fred g. And Glenn Miller. Or. Miller has been a resident of this City for Many years and was prominent in business. He was a member of Tuen Dawie Lodge no. 195, f. Amp a. M. The time of the funeral has not been fixed As this paper went to press. Teachers bibles flexible leather covers Gold edges. $1, $ 1.25, $1.50, $1.75 and at Woodward a drug store. Weisenburger amp Emery props. Chi. 0000eq00000000000qe00q000 ? s county line John Brinkman and f w Hickman and families visited Jacob a Dirr and family. The son of Henry John Ackrish was Given a Surprise monday evening by some thirty friends the occasion being his 18th birthday. The evening was spent in music and games supper was served. Miss Minnie Chanika visited miss Dora Demland tuesday. Miss Bessie Young has returned from a weeks visit with her grandparents at Liberty Center Lewis Chanika is husking Corn for Adam and will Mars House Adolph Foss left for Kansas a week ago Friday where he will join his brother Wesley Dirr is getting ready to build a new House next summer and Henry Frank a new Corn crib. Adam Max buzzed Wood for Adam Foss thursday m iss Katie Ackrish is visiting in hoi Gate of a few e Myers of Ayers Ville is baling Hay for f w Dickman we Demland is getting ready to build a new barn next summer. Chas Bauer has the Job quite a number of our Little folks Are sick with sore Throat. a a Germany Tiffin Bertha Stever was the guest of Hattie and Dora Alehouse sunday last. Rev. S. L. Roberts is holding protracted meetings at the St. Johns m. E. Church. Mary Gares took dinner at j. H. Rethmel a last sunday Hig Bea bros., were through these parts last week buying Hay. Or. And mrs. Fred Sigg of Archbold were the guests of their son a few Days at North Diamondville Rev Stucker of Defiance preached a very interesting Sermon at Rural Chapel last sunday at 2 30 Stella Rethmel of Stryker miss Libbie Rethmel of Peru visited in these parts last week a few . H. I fenced trading and Emma Kellermeier visited we. Keister a last sunday. Emma Stock was the guest of Eva Tittle last Partee was the guest of Flora rankins last sunday Mary Meyer of Brooksville visited j. H. Rethmel a a few Days last week. Or. And mrs. Jacob Garc s ii i id daughter Edith of near West Unity visited j. J. Craine a few Days last week Charles Eding of West Unity called at Stringtown last . F. Storks new House is about enclosed. O i n creates a Pine Quality of a o 0 ii no i Mill citizenship get your boy la a git us 1111 started with a Bank Book i o 1 account tie produce Exchange Bank o c. J. Daoust cashier 00000�0000000 �0�4ch<�w00 >0�0 in selecting Christmas f 0 to000000g0000 0>k q000q000�00�a 49 a o o s a a o a 0�00��0�00000q000000000000 gifts you will find a Choice Palm Fern or Coda then will be very appropriate flue line of these plants to show you. C. Winter cry. I o South Jefferson Street Defiance Ohio. Advertised letters Quot the following letters remain uncalled for in the Post office at Defiance Ohio for the week ending dec 8, 1903 gentlemen a j Carpenter we. J. P. Buffington. Fifty years ago thursday j. P. Buffington started in the drug business in this City and has continued to the present Day. His first store was in a Little building that was located to the rear of the Brick Block now occupied by the w. A. Kehnast co. He afterwards moved to rooms in the Russell House Block and in 1861 located in his present quarters opposite the court House on Clinton Street. During the years that or. Buffington a been in business Here he has a1 ways held the esteem and Confidence of the business world for he has always been an honorable Man. Many changes have come in the years that or. Buffington has been Here and although he is getting Well along in years he is still Active and gives his time to the personal supervision of his business and numbers among his customers persons who com with him fifty years ago. Or. Buffington is one of the old Republican guard of Defiance county and while always attentive to business he has never forgotten his party or the Princi pies for which it stands and has Uever been ashamed to let people know what be did stands for. We Are pleased to state that that at the end of fifty years his business is in a highly prosperous condition. We congratulate or. Buffington upon his successful career and Trust that it May be Many years before he is called rom his place in the store. And shredded Corn for John Billows Friday and saturday. Jacob Gaiter butchered his porkers monday the car Load of potatoes that Aaron Neiswenter received from East Jordan Mich was badly frosted. They were delayed on the Way Alva Ewers Eye is improving slowly. Bob hartshorn�?T8 son started for California to visit relatives. Carl Hootman and Doc Landis were in it. Wayne ind., last week. Fred Mckee Smith Frank Fullerton d t Grant or. Morning we. Stamets 2. Ladies Minnie Broughton 3, mrs. J Dunfee mrs. Flora Hill miss Daisy Johnson mrs. F Mascho miss Bessie sheets miss Alma Steele. If not called for within 14 Days these letters will be sent to the dead letter office As prescribed by Law. In calling for same please say a advertised a and f be Date of list. C. J. Thompson postmaster. It pays to Trade at Harley amp Whitaker a. This week we commence our annual Sale of reducing Stock in our fur suit and department look for the red Blue ad4green tickets. Money saved by attending this Sale. Hurley amp Whitaker slow Sellers of amp ibis store will be closed All Day cd Washington. Farmers Are still Busy taking care of their Corn Douglas Moog moved to Ney last week. Gottleib Coiler was in Ney saturday visiting his daughter Geo Reynolds and sons Are in Northern Michigan Hunting we. Strusaker intends building a House on his farm this Winter. Died tuesday december 1,1903 Joseph Batt a Pioneer of Washington township at the Ripe age of 86 years. Funeral thursday from the mud Creek Catholic Church Geo. Benner or. Had a Public Sale dec. 4 and will move in the Spring to Coldwater Mich. Mrs. John Davis of Alberton. Came to visit her parents Friday evening or. And mrs. John Campbell of Ney there is lots of bother of getting cars for shipping the Farmers Hay. Melvin Garber expects to move to Michigan in the near future. John Wank has done some fall blowing on the George Hanna farm which he has rented o. Welker shipped a car Load of hogs from Ney saturday. Jesse Snyder is looking to buy a horse to fill the place of the one that died for him recently. Charley Fetters was crowded in his shop shoeing horses from Early morning til late in the even in monday. Isaac Gorrell husked Hicksville mrs. Wellington Parker was Laid to rest tuesday. Funeral from her late residence that being with her son John living just Over the line in Indiana. Chas. Coughenour has moved into his new Home lately purchased of or. Ivin Kade next to mrs. J. H. Smith on Maia Street mrs. Cora Batcheler left tuesday morning for Mansfield where she is in attendance at the state Grange of Ohio Lee Crowl of fori Wayne spent from Friday evening to monday calling on friends in the City George Shepard and Mother visited sister and daughter sunday at Butler id Ward Gale was Down from Auburn iud., Over sunday Daniel Hinch is Home from near Cincinnati where he was employed in a gang working for Mullenix the Railroad contractor w. E. Kleckner Jis now boarding at the Swilley House. Homer g. Elliott is visiting at South Bend,, returned Home this week after several Days stay among friends and relatives about the 15th of this month we understand that the firm of a. Umstead amp Reaser Saloon St will move to Defiance Ben Edgerton made a business trip to Defiance last week thursday Chas. Steel has been on the sick list for several Days he is again out and different log Yards Are filling up and All seem to be improving the Good roads Mark Cepter l Stone shipped a car of Stock saturday. He is shipping two car loads a week there in an immense lot of Hay shipped from Here scanty of cars causes delayed Miller who has been on the sick list is improving one of t b Randles Little girls had the misfortune to fall on an a and Cut a Gash in her head. She is getting along nicely. Mrs. Homer and son Fred and miss Weaner visited mrs. Verzier sunday or and mrs j e Wheeler Are visiting in Henry county. A band of gypsies were Here monday. Obituary. We. H. Crow was born in columbian county sept. 9, 1828, died dec. 3,1903, aged 75 years 2 months and 24 Days. He enlisted at the Call of his country aug. 16. 1862 and was one of the original company that left Farmer aug. 25th, 1862, co. Of 111th o. V. I. He was discharged from army service in july 1865. The deceased has lived in Mark Center since the War. He was buried in lost Creek cemetery sunday afternoon dec. 6,1903. He was followed to his last place of rest by a Large concourse of friends. He was a member of Haller Post no. 436, g. A. Rmark Center. He leaves two sons and one daughter mrs. Fill hour of Cairo who was in attendance at the funeral. The at Tisi. Ill in t i own ii j pm a jul is now on. All that have attended this Sale Are very much pleased with our Low prices. We have bought too heavily and must realize the Cash. Everything marked in Plain figures and one Price to All. Why pay big prices when you get the same goods for half the Price. Note these Low prices and everything in our store equally As Low Rogers Best Quality knives and Forks at $2.98 dozen. Best Quality Tripple plated Teaspoons at $1.50 set. Eight Day Oak clocks Worth $3.00 at $1.05 each. Solid Silver Teaspoons $3.47 set and upwards. Solid Gold cuff buttons Worth $3.00 at $1.47 pair. Fine eight Day mantel clocks $3.98 to $6.00 each. $16.00 Fine quadruple plated 4-piece water set at $9.87. Silver cake baskets at $2.07, Worth $5.00 each. 20 year Gold filled Hunting cased watches Complete with Good Elgin movements at $11.98. Ladies and gents chains Worth $4.00, at $2.39. New process moulded phonograph records Choice 25c. Elgin open face heavy watches at $5.85 each. Everything in Pur store just As represented. Now is the time to save Money. Goods Laid away for you with a Small Deposit. It or i turn to >0, in huh a jul v t -1 i j. T a i 4 Eoo of a it it a w i him Hill a a at Mollen cups leading jeweler and optician. Defiance Ohio. Ii Pati. 4 j f Jujj a to death George Killey reports that the pension of John Long of Defiance has been raised from $6 to $8 per month dating from july 22,1903 of Miller Yan Wagner Rural route no. I from $8 to $14, dating from july 15, 1903 of Joseph Bennett from $6 to $8, dating from july 1903, and of Fred Conrad from $17 to $24. I Holiday goods. I Groselle a Mary Shondel Groselle was born in Alsace May 9,1821, and died at the old Groselle Home on Bals ton Avenue this City at 5 10 p. In. Tuesday. The deceased came to this country with her parents in 1830, settling at Canton. She came to this City in 1843, and was married to Joseph Groselle in 1845. Eight children resulted from this Union two being dead and six living children As follows mrs. Mary m. Moore of Memphis Tenn. Mrs. We. Partee of this City Joseph Groselle of Hoxie Ark. And f. X. Groselle a. Y. Groselle and mrs Jacob Partee of this City. Joseph Groselle husband and father of this interesting and widely known family died sever year ago. Fine selections in mexican linens. Fine elections in purses and belts. Fine selections in fur collars and Boas. Fine selections in handkerchiefs and ties. Fine selections in ribbons. Fine selections in rugs and Art squares. A valuable Christmas gifts such As silk. Patterns Waist patterns Black dress goods and trimmings of the newest. We Are Headquarters for Fine handkerchiefs laces and insertions. I Boston stored m. A. Horn. Both Garret and basement. Mrs. Reason Johnson is quite sick John g. Klein is suffering from a severe attack of appendicitis miss Cora columbian a friends pleasantly surprised her last wednesday the 15th anniversary of her birth. The evening was spent in games of skill and coasting Down Hill in Many Happy returns s. E. Pierce has been buzzing Wood for the last three Days Tor Adam Miller Howard Hager has moved into the Tom Columbia Bouse in Junction Santa Claus has a1 ready made a trip to come of the Junction Homes. Be prudent Santa there is to be a cottage prayer meeting at h. D. Montgomery next thursday night. $350.00 Kihl pow in Al Thiery who has been visit ing his fat or Fred Thiery of the Cunningham House started Back to great Falls Montana monday night. He has resided in Montana for a number of years. Junction beef butchering is the order of the Day d. F. Tuohy made a business trip to Defiance thursday James Naveau of St. Louis is visiting his brother. Or. Milhollan attended quarterly meeting at Oakland saturday. Geo Watking is building another Bani on his farm the Brick veneer residence of j. Deatrick is almost completed. It is up to Date having barrels in the cellar and hot and cold water pipes in do your Holiday trading at Vandenbroeke a. We Are showing every thing to be worn for men or boys including mufflers Ali styles and All prices. Ways mullets from 25c up. Neckties All the new styles including scots puffs decks four in hands strings midgets and bows. Handkerchiefs boys or menus from 5c to 50c. Underwear fleeced lined from 35c up. Also Wool and Jersey ribbed two piece and Union. In our hat and Cap department we Are receiving new goods every few Days. You see our motto is a Quick and Many sales and Small profit a remember this store is Independent from Ali Competition for our prices Are and always have been the lowest and the same to Man woman or child. Everything guaranteed. J. Anden Broth

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