Defiance Weekly Express in Defiance, Ohio 4 Jan 1907
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Defiance Weekly Express (Newspaper) - January 4, 1907, Defiance, Ohio
Tori Anutt is a a Ltd of the Sec Crno Ion to Ood show n3 rap i Duy a a situate o at the Confluence of the a Glaize and Maumee heart of the great Maumee Valley. Vol. Ali Defiance Ohio. Friday january 4. 1907. No. 5 is of tribute paid to w. D. Hill Defiance statesman and official . Yvo. D. La ill who lamp a been in rather poor health for several years necessitating spending the win Era in a warmer climate left w wednesday dec. 20,at 9 12 a a i in the Al lash with the intention of visiting Ilia daughter in los Angeles Cai. This morning a Cooth Man of Bryan lie was a Delegate to Tho democratic National convention in 1880. About 1881 he moved to Hicksville remaining there but a few years when he removed to Defiance. In 1891 he went to Kalispell Telegram was received stating Montana on account of his that he Baa died on the train health returning to Defiance in and his body removed to undertakers in Litchfield miss or. Hoover who was Enro Ute to California was on the name train and notified friends j i Ere. Or. Hill suffered from a complication of disused which i in dined with age greatly of Rylei ii in and caused his death. We d. Hill was born in a inn county va., in october is83, and with his fathers family emigrated to Ohio in 3 819, settling on a farm near Jamestown in Reerie co u qty. \ v. Ii be Quot a a oldest son had principal cd of the farm and remained t my Eon until 21 years of age. During the Winter seasons he attended school both in v Irginia and Ohio. In 1853 b a i tiered Antioch College of which the venerable o Horace Mann was president sawing Wood making fences cultivating gardens and doing his own cooking to maintain himself. During the Winter he taught school and after three years in College left without graduating not having the Means to continue. I n 1858 he became associated with Tho Ohio press successor of the democratic expositor assuming Tho Editorship but As a business venture it proved a failure and lie in it Only lost what he had saved but was involved in debt. However during the meantime he read Law with Darner m. Hunt cd or 11lei a am and a admitted to Tho Clark county bar in i so. La i ski the Law partnership of Hill a Snyder was formed and prosecuted a fair business. He was also elected mayor of Springfield that year or. Hill came to Defiance in an j i egg. Ii. J he was elected City solicitor in igo8 and re elected in 1905, his term expiring january 1,1908. In the practice of Law or. Hill enjoyed a Large patronage and was a leading attorney. Shortly after coming Here the firm was Hill a Myers. In 1879 it became nil Myers a Cameron this was i glowed by , Hill amp Peaslee Aud in Issac it became Hill amp Liu Bharat am later Hill amp Baker which continued until 1899. June 8, 1862, or. Hill and Augusta b. March were married in Springfield. Four daughters were born to them All of whom Are living mrs. Alice l. Taylor of los Angeles whom or. Hill was to visit this Winter mrs. Anna e. Marigold Spokane Washington mrs. Mary v. Conner and mrs. Margaret t. Dickey of Kalispell Montana. To also leaves four Sisters mrs. J. La Coburn of Hicksville and mrs. Wyatt c. Hill formerly of this City by now residents of Pierce City tenn., mrs. John Franklin of Malta Bend mo., and mrs. Bally Wilson. A brother . G., of or. Hill and a brother of mrs. Hill Fred March live in Miami Florida. Another brother r. T. Hill lives in great Cacapo a. Mrs. Hill died in this City Jan. In 1892. Hon. W. D. Hill was the architect of his own Fortune and came from Good sturdy Stock. As a lawyer politician and orator he Hau but few equals. In Public life of was admired for his abilities but. To his family and old friends he has left an endearing heritage a genial generous j and kindly Man. In congressional Gen. Ashley Ling the Bur or Gen Rice to his Home 1803 and that year took an Active part in Campaign Between and Gen Den of Tho canvass who was confined by illness. In j sign he was the Ohio House of lives and in i sg7. Lie was Defeated for the democratic nomination Lor Congress in i egg by Gen. Com Mayer. In 1875 gov. Allen appointed i him state superintendent of insurance which position he held for three years. In 1878 be received Tho democratic nomination for Congress Iii this District t and was elected he was reelected in 1882 and again in 1884. He wa9 Deb ated for renomination by Cen Foj Fevre in Issac Bur in 1888 was nominated for tie position and Defeated by m. M. A t i i ii r ii amp i Lis 8. P i a Sis i Lull Beal Fatale. Merci and Stock More work Hokl at Llo amiable Llama. Thoroughly experience. Hest service j 11 g Hest prices for you. In for me. Call to up a phone of l. Frank t. Donley auctioneer Defiance. Ohio. With i Jya Raiel a i dec Ives. Ura late of Jones College of auction ering and oratory. Representative of the a. W. Thomas a action co of Chicago. Ile was a member of Tuo Dawie Lodge f. And a. M. The remains of the late lion. W. I. Hill arrived at 7 30 a. In. Friday on the waha8h,being8ent by express. A delegation of masons j were at the train and conveyed elected to a coffin to the residence of j. A. Prest n to Weindorfer. The following have been selected pall bearers j it. Hock mad t. T. Shaw. J. Cameron . A. Kehnast in. V. Haymaker and ii. B. Harris. City officials. An informal meeting of the City Council and other City officials was held in i he Council chamber Forenoon to take action on the death of City solicitor Hill. The meeting was presided Over by president of the Council j. D. Lamb. Mayor Crowe William Geiger Frank Sommers and a. M. Mindset were appointed to select a Horal design. The mayor was delegated to appoint a guard of Honor. The following were named from g to 0 of clock tonight or. Tigris f j Mains Cyrus Eding Frank cry Louis Spring j ii Bookman from 9 to 12 of clock or. Westrick a \1 min9el John d Lamb we Geiger it t Kyhi Takvor m a Horn or. C by from 12 co 3 a. In t p caution James Tittle Lohn Scheurman Franks Maers k Heerdt Gan John Forst from 8 to 6 a. In. H j Jennings thoe Dohoney Joes Antu be sales Arm Peter do Neyor f Feigenbaum John Crowe m a Freinberger the police Force to aet an guards during the Day. A committee of five to draft resolutions were appointed. They Are j h Sockman j d Lamb a m Minsel William Geiger and Thomas Dohoney. President was directed to procure the necessary number of carriages to accommodate All City officials attending the funeral. Also to invite Captain Dekay and the members of co. A and chief Spring and the deft Arice fire department to take part in the funeral cortege. It was decided that the City officials should attend the funeral in a body and that they meet at the City Hail and March to court House. Bar association. At a meeting of Tho Defiance county bar association held in the court room at i p. Rn., thursday j. H. Hockman presided As chairman and d. F. Openlander As Secretary. 11 was resolved that the members attend the funeral in a body. Tho following were selected As a committee to draft appropriate resolutions to to presented at the opening of the next term of court s. T. Sutphen pm. B. Kingsbury b. F. Enos j. In Cameron and John Slough. A committee consisting of j. W Winn. T. T. Ansberry e. A. Tatty Geo. Killey and to. W. Costello was named to provide suitable Horal tributes. Or. Late Hoover who was with or. Hill on his journey gives the following account of his death a your train was about three hours late at it. Vav Ayne. Tho wait was very hard on or. Hill. The train was due at by. Louis at 7-45 p. In. But at 10 80 we had not reached this place i a Foch Field. A when the conductor said we must remain in by. Louis All night or. Hill replied a that is the most pleasant thing of a so far unpleasant trip it Means in half an hour he had entered into eternal rest. A Ile and i were alone in Tho car when i noticed a Peculiar respiration a look told Tho Story. I tried to give him Medicine lie could not Swallow. Two minutes covered the time from the first gasp to i he at in o clock saturday Tho remains of the late Hon. W. D. Hill were removed from the Homo of John a Deindorfer Toth court room in the court House and placed in charge of the City police As guard of Honor where they Lay in state until 1 45 when they were taken to Grace episcopal Church. During the entire time a Canel ant Stream of people took a last View of this Well known citizen. Among the Horal display was a Beautiful Tablet a your City s honoured dead a from City officials a Largo and handsome Wreath from the bar association an tin elegant Pillow from the masonic Lodge. At 2 p. Rn., services were held in Grace Church which was completely filled. In and Ilion to the regular episcopal burial service Rev. Bigler delivered an address of deceased a life As a Man and a Christian paying a Beautiful tribute to his memory. The full vested choir rendered selections closing with a Lead kindly Light a a favorite with the family. The funeral cortege then wended its Way to Riverside in the following order police sixth regiment baud City society or. And mrs. Will Korhn informally entertained a few friends at their Home on Perry Street Doc. 26th. The National i Aion social session hold in their Hall thursday night was a very pleasant affair a Large crowd being present. Fred h. Porter of North Baltimore and miss Reese Neff of Defiance were United in. Marriage monday dec. 24, Rev. In e. M. Eagers officiating. They will make their Home at North Baltimore. Arlo l. Newton formerly a resident of Defiance and son of will Newton residing on the Paulding county line was married at Jamestown n. P., dec. 26th. He and his Bride arrived monday and were guests of or. And mrs. J. Vav. Weismantel. They will reside in Jamestown. Voted Royal entertainers and the merry Nom puny dispersed. Complimenting her guest miss Temperance Reed of Toledo miss Mable Switzer saturday afternoon gave a whist party. Cat Flowers and ferns in profusion formed effective decorations in the Parlours where five tables were arranged and the usual series of games played honors for High score falling to mrs. Ezra Blanchard first and miss Helen j amb second. Splendid refreshments served by the hostess assisted by her Mother concluded a delightful pfc Erwood. Among the guests was miss Nan Hubbard of Bryan. An interesting event took place at our lady of perpetual help Church sunday when Tho two sons of m ill Korhn were christened. One was named Vernon an erring child arrested on charge of stealing. It it Ricer Rock of Toledo arrested mrs. Ethel Pete in this City and took her to Toledo Friday night on a charge of taking Homo clothes from a boarding House where she was engaged to work but remained Only one Day. The officer secured some of the clothing in dispute which will be held As evidence against her. One Long coat she secured for the officer Down along the t Towpath of the canal at Defiance where ii had been hidden. Bile says Nile went to Toledo in miss Marne Riley a popular operator at the Northwestern Telephone co daughter of Timothy Riley and Earl Goldnetz son of the Well known Eastside grocer carried out a successful Surprise on their friends who have just discovered that this popular to updo were United in marriage on the 19th inst. Belated congratulations Are now being received. At Grace episcopal Church Friday evening after the even Rodg an interesting program was Given for the children. Christmas carols arranged in the form of a cantata were Sung and solos were Given by miss Grace Gleason and Julius Blair. Rester Adams delivered an do Pelion t oration on the significance of the Christmas season. This was followed by a distribution of gifts to the children. The attendance was Large. Tho whist f Lub played in regular session saturday night with miss beset Powell As hostess. The usual dumber of games were played and for Best scores mrs. William Kir hey jr., was awarded a pair of silk Hose mrs. C. E. Chenevert a Beautiful Towel. Mrs. Clinton Seither received the guest prize a Fine doily. Guests from out of town were mrs. Eugene Seither Clove land mrs. Robert Kelsey n. 15 miss Gertrude Yocke Napoleon and guest of Honor mrs. Ella Powell Thomas Hibbing Minn. Francis with or. And mrs. Alva i go Thor and shortly alter Wolsiffer As sponsors and the other John Raymond with John Altshul and mrs. Mary Farrell As sponsors. At their Home Virs Korud. Assisted by i issues a in of r Beatty and Katherine Schlusser i served an elegant three course luncheon. The following were guests or. And mrs. Alva Wolsiffer mrs. Mary Farrell miss Mayme Farrell or. And married Joe fete in order to get a Home but he failed to provide for her. Lier Mother had written for her to come Home As Lier ii Cele was dead and not Laving any clothes to Wear stole them and sold her bed in order to get enough Money to come Home wit b. In police court she Appeal before police judge Stewart and mrs. Joseph Froelich mrs Joseph Froelich died at Lier Home on Tho Buckingham Road in Delaware township at s o clock saturday evening she leaves besides her husband two Sams and two daughters. The funeral was held wednesday morning at to of clock at the mud greek Catholic Church Rev. Capon of the Bond officiating. Mrs Winfield dead mrs. Anna Winfield died at the Home of her Rod. Robert Mother Well 1082 Holgate Avenue bul Day ovoid a. She has been a resident of this City for the past i Wenty years and for a number of years kept House for her son. She had been in poor health for some time. Her age was 82 years. Services were held at the Home at 3 o clock monday p. In. Rev. Slagle officiating. Tuesday the remains were taken to scotch Ridge Wood county for interment. Advises Wabash mortgage mrs. Geo in. Beatty and family or. And mrs. Harry Wrethie or and mrs. Frank Sapp Lin Sapp. John Altshul and Chan. Theory. Tolls the result us the Rimes follows a frail Little Ethel Pete deserted by her husband of three i months without friends at court i and racing a charge of theft of the whist club is noted Tor j clothing excited the sympathy uniqueness in their evening part j of the judge and he rent her Back ies this season. The meeting to Defiance after suspending a Friday nigh with or. And mrs. I sentence of or and Coats. The William Kirtley oras Host and is Jear old girl told her Story to a dispatch from St. Louis says the Wabash Railroad Gosatur-11 Day filed a mortgage for $200,. 1 too too covering All its properties. Tho mortgage is made to the Bowling Green Trust goof new Ork a. \ and Lacorn of St. Louis and James in Forgan of i Hie ago As trustees for the bondholders. Henry Miller general manager of the Wabash stated that the mortgage which win dated Only i 1906, was Given to carry out the financial plans of the company and that hostess was the second of a series of parties to be Given this Winter by this club and for uniqueness if was Par excellence. Seven table were arranged for six hand pm Fin a a a a i and at the codc�?Tuion�j5hchdi i s it i of games played Beautiful favors statute to Wero awarded the successful con to told Lier. Test ants mrs. Charles Daoust received a Bouillon cop and Saucer Robert Holgate w As awarded a Fine Den picture and mrs. Ella Powell Tonias captured the guests favor a beaut Ifni handkerchief. The uniqueness arrived with Tho refreshments which sex coed description at least none have been Able to Tell and another merry party of this organization became a memory. Guests from out of town were or. And mrs. Thomas Hibbing Minn or. And mrs. Robert Kelsey new York or. And mrs. George May and miss Gertrude Yocke Napoleon. Tile court Between or in. It be no no set it Rai fms 1 to by i Pontoni Send her to Ihen Fortoul la racking the Quot work House a said Tho judge i sy8tcm, extending its lines Anil w Ith a Trace of compassion in his it a have pleaded guilty compelled under the impose a sentence a the meeting of the thirteen club at the Home of mrs Davison on the 26th was an interesting one. The subject was Holland Well prepared papers being read by mrs. Savage mrs. Reynolds and mrs. Smith. Instrumental music by mrs Medary completed the program. served by mrs. Wood after which the ladies were invited into a room where a Christmas tree filled with gifts a from each to each a had been arranged. Tho occasion proved an enjoyable feature and All recalled childhood Days and pleasures. Thursday night Iii their Hall the Lodge of i files gave one of the most delightful of their popular social sessions held this season officials seventeen tables were surrounded Mem Dors of the bar masons and citizens. Harry Winkler and wife who have been visiting mrs. Winkler smother mrs. Elizabeth Blue and or. Winkler a parents Rudolph Winkler and wife for the past week returned to Chicago sunday noon. For Pedro and a series of games played mrs. Henry Jennings capturing the ladies prize a Silver spoon. George barrel was awarded gentlemen s prize a pair of silk suspenders. Following cards refreshments were served and dancing indulged in until the Small hours of the morning when the local Lodge of. E. Were Rev. A. Smucker and family returned Home saturday evening from their visit in Chicago. Benedict doll and wife left for their Home in Coldwater micb., monday after a visit with their Mother mrs. In tem an. Mrs. George Wilsberg and daughter Tena left sunday for Garrett where Thoy will spend new years Day with their son brother George. Mrs. S. D. Potterf returned at first a suspended sentence of ton Days in the work House was Given her. A ooh please judge done trend to to the workhouse a cried the girl grasping the Iron railing for support. Then judge Stewart wiped out the workhouse sentence and imposed Tho Tine. Which also was suspended with t he understanding that tits girl should return to Defiance. A i Haven t any Money or clothes to go Home sin told mrs Mcgregor the Matron who had interceded in her behalf. Cecilia Somers and Eva Scott who made the complaint against the girl contributed $1 towards her car fare. An additional $1.50 was raised and Ethel was sent to Defiance. Ethel Gordon was formerly an inmate of the Home in this county and left Here a few months since for Bowling Green when Shehas relatives. While there she met Joseph fete whom Aho married. Her earner since then is related above. Edward Frederick spent Sun a saturday night from a weeks Day a Blissfield Michigan visit with her daughter mrs. W. I Fri it it Wagner returned to f. Hedrick of Toledo. Bowling Green sunday after mrs. James Tittle and Dang i visit in thl9 City. Ter i Jara returned Home Satur Day night from a weeks visit with mrs. Tittle a daughter mrs. J Bert Crow of Findlay. I improving its equipment. The mortgage is Given to secure an Issue of four per cont first refunding Extension Gold Bonds due in 5< years. Court House marriage licenses have Boon granted the following parties George Sprow 25, and Vernia e. Myers. It. Both of Delaware township. Henry Bruce Bodcaw to and Wilma Al Walker in both of Farmer township. Elliott d. Williams. 31, Blacksburg and Mamie a. Myers a to of Defiance township. George Albert acus 22, of Tiffin township and Lucretio m. Cameron 25. Of Evansport. Urn la Keefer 42, and titties it. both of Hicksville. About 2 monday morning Andrew g Reiser was awakened from his slumbers by the screams of his children. Rushing up stairs he found the room in a Hie i and enveloped in smoke. I galling to his children not to be alarmed lie secured a pail of water and extinguished the Haines without material damage. His presence of mind no doubt Avert. De wha might have proved a serious conflagration. The cause of the Blaz was Tho explosion of a lamp. Murder of Mikado president and others special to express san Francisco dec. 81 secret service agents Here had their attention called saturday to an inflammatory paper published in Berkeley by japanese entitled a the revolution a a in which the assassination of the Mikado president Roosevelt and others in aut Hority is advocated in Plain language. Marked copies of the paper were sent through the mail to Tho Hoard of education in thin City. The paper is mailed in Berkeley. It is printed in both japanese nod English. The latter language that advocate articles in the Are i by ones assassination. Will Tittle has returned Home after a months visit in Findlay. In rank Ensign of Cleveland is visiting his daughter mrs. L. E. Myers. Mrs. Henry Sass and son Arnold of Chicago Are visiting friends in Tho City. Mrs. I. J. Riley left monday for Maumee where she will make her Home. Richard Horn and Little Sou of Napoleon spent sunday with Max Horn. Mrs. C. La i Archer and or. And mrs. Roy Rudrum of port Jefferson were new year s guests at the Homo of or. Bardier. Joseph Miller of the steel package co. Is a Happy Man today. The cause is the arrival of an eight Pound girl at his Home sunday. George Henry living near Hamler was in the City monday endeavouring to find Hoine Trace of his two sons who left borne saturday since when no information As to their whereabouts has been obtainable. Their Ages Are to and 12 years. Charles 15. Huber of Antwerp Well known in masonic circles Iii Defiance and a Knight Templar of Antwerp died at his Home tuesday a in. Funeral services were held thursday at 1.80 p. In. Monday As Claude Erick was on a step ladder in the Star skirt co. Factory lie in Nome manner slipped and fell injuring his left keep. How seriously is not As yet known but it is feared Bis knee Cap was thrown out of place. Ile was taken to his Homo and a physician summoned. Some weeks since mrs. Dan Ashbacher living East of Tho City in trimming a Corn on her High foot Cut the toe and later it became poisoned from her stocking. Or. Bardier was called and is treat ing Tho wound. She is confined to her Home but no More serious results Are anticipated. Charley Jordan left for Chicago sunday having secured employment in that pity. Est Attu shed 1859 r. A. Houghton and miss Roberts and wit of Minnie returned to their Home in j Paulding visited relative in Indianapolis sunday after a visit is at the n. Woodward Home. I Earl and ted i in hers left Lon miss May Bell who has had Taylor their Home in Hie ago after a visit with friends in this sewing charge of the Singer machine office in this Dicj for the past two years has been transferred to Toledo. The stage hands minstrels presented their entertainment at Florida saturday night and were greeted with Large audience who thoroughly enjoyed the entertainment. I the Fust inure Btu capital and earnings Over $225-000.00 City. Rob poster who has Beni j visiting his parents for the past j ten Days returned to Chicago monday. Mrs. Christian Gottwais add j daughter returned t o their Home in Chicago sunday after a week s visit in this City. A a designated depository -3 por funds of the United states Treasury. The United states courts. Defiance county. Defiance City and Western depositary or the to Alt. A Ohio Railroad
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