Defiance Weekly Express in Defiance, Ohio
25 Jan 1907

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25 Jan 1907

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Defiance Weekly Express (Newspaper) - January 25, 1907, Defiance, Ohio Defiance is a lev of the St Cunt Waue hop Ulai ii in too. Growing rapidly situated at the Confluence of the a Glaize and Maumee heart of the great Maumee Valley vol Ali Defiance Ohio. Friday january 25, 1907. No. 8 Mowery instantly killed terrible Accident in b. Amp o. Yards saturday morning. Society i death of Veteran shortly after 9 of clock Satur i Deatrick Street that evening. Day morning As i. I. Mow by who for Twenty four years has been car repairer for the Baltimore amp Ohio railway was walk death was no doubt instantaneous. The Skull was badly mangled a Large Hole being made the right foot was Cut partially off the left leg Cut in two and ing Down a sidetrack in Tho West i the right ear partly Cut off. Yards to repair a hot Box or. A freight car standing on the track he was knocked Down and in Over by a freight car Ana engine and instantly killed. Just How the Accident de is not positively known Bur As near As can be Learned or. Flowery was walking along the track to the car needing repair and the engine of an extra freight was switching. As the track is said l. Mowery was born in Mccomb it Anc cd county sept. 20, 1849. May 8, 1884, he harried Rosa Simcox of Deweyville Hancock county and to them one child was born Maude now mrs. Otis Ensign. His aged Mother resides at Mccomb As do four Sisters and a brother. During his Long residence in this City he made Many warm friends. Although of a retiring to be Seldom used it is thought i disposition and actively engaged or. Mowery was unaware of the in his duties be was affable and engine backing Down Ca him and a obliging and those who became on realizing the situation acquainted with him Learned to attempted to get out of the Way esteem him highly and was struck by the freight Tho my toted family of the car attached to the engine. The a Eccl a have the sympathy of car being be weep to been a it. 4 the ent ire Community in their or. Mowery Tho Engineer and ii re bereavement. Invitations have been issued for the knights templars party to be Given Jan. Filet. The newly elected officers of the lady maccabees were installed wednesday evening by Deputy great commander Ella Bruner. Over too ladies were present and after the exercises refreshments were served. Mrs Joseph Evans delightfully entertained the Bridge club thursday afternoon in regular session. The club favor a Beautiful spoon was awarded mrs. W. S. Powell. Refreshments were served at the conclusion of the games. A delightful session of the whist club was held Friday afternoon with miss Della Bechel As hostess. Mrs. Timothy t. Ansberry was awarded first prize and mrs. T. T. Shaw second prize for Best scores. The hostess served a splendid luncheon. L. Blue Dies Ayersville at probably could not see him the train was in charge of conductor Sullivan. Engineer Hamilton Aud fireman Corker were in the cab. Acting Coroner costello was summoned and after Vul if the body it was placed a a j Fiat car and taken to the fright i office. I undertaker Hoffman was j then summoned and took the re i Mains to the undertaking rooms a whore they were dressed and were taken to the Home Soo lie was a member of the car inspectors Union of Garrett and also of the b amp o. Insurance brotherhood a the funeral of d. Mowery was held monday afternoon at 2 of clock at the St. Paul a m. Church and was largely attended. Rev. Smacker was in charge and delivered a fitting Eulogy. The following were pall bearers . 8. Parmer b. W. Lind . Bell p. Dickman to. B. Tenzer and Joho Murphy officers installed Friday evening Over 250 Mem hers of fort Defiance Lodge i. 0. O. F., and their families were present at the installation of the newly elected officers. District Deputy grand master u g. Hep Ogle of Evansport officiated and the following officers were inducted n. . It. R. Par her. V. . Campbell. Rec. Sec Yoc. H. Bock. Fin. Secy a. V. Hutchins. Treasurer a. Palm. A ardent a acc b i a. Conductor Frank i. A . Of n . C. Del i off. L. S. Of n. of. Ralston. R. S. Of v. Hoed Al. To. S. Of v. >.�?h. Russell k. S. . Stork. L. S. . H. Dixon. I. . W. Morris. O. Young. Chaplain a. In. Neah after the ceremonies Short miss Nan Hubbard left sunday for a visit in Bryan. John Hubeer and family of Toledo Are visiting in Defiance. Miss Grace Dills returned Friday from a visit with friends in Chicago. Misa Ruth la blonde of Cleveland arrived in the City saturday for a visit with friends. Mrs. L f. Blume of Wapakoneta is visit g in the City a guest at the c. J. Thompson Home. Or. Aud John wench have left for North Baltimore for a visit with their daughter mrs. Fred Porter. 0 Daniel Myers has been appointed administrator of the estate of Sarah Meyers deceased of Highland township. C. Bruckhauser of Chicago is in the City visiting at the borne of his daughter mrs. Howard speeches were made by a number i Hail on Jackson Street. Of those present and the assent j it is reported that there Are Mage repaired to the dining j Over 200 cases of smallpox in room. Where two gyrate tables j Peru ind., and the state Board the euchre club was delightfully entertained wednesday Jan. In at the Home of mrs. Louis do Aust on j Ackson Street with mesdames w. B. Daoust and Louis Daoust As hostesses. A series of games were played and mrs. Herman b Tenzer was awarded the club favor for Best score. The guests favor was captured by mrs. Cohen of Alpena Mich. Fine refreshments were served at the conclusion of the games. One of the most enjoyable parties Given this season among the younger set was a card party wednesday Jan. In with miss Bonnie Cunningham on Clinton Street As hostess. Five Hundred i was played at five tables and at i the conclusion of a series of games misses Elizabeth Woodward and Maude cookie Cut for favor for highest score miss cookie winning a Beautiful Cut Glass Creamer a most exquisite luncheon was served by the hostess. Misses Minnie Houghton Indianapolis Nan Hubbard Ashtabula were guests from out of town. A congenial organization com posed of messes and mesdames a. Wood c w Butler Peter Kettenring c. Perry Harley e. T. Clark Charles Hoffman g. W. Deatrick and or. And mrs. Powell who have been playing cards together the past few years held a meeting wednesday. Jan. In with or. And mrs. T. Clark on Holgate Avenue. Progressive seven up was played and at the conclusion of a series of games Beautiful favors were awarded the successful players. Mrs. Clark was assisted by mrs. William Holgate in serving splendid refreshments at the con filled with Good things were j of health has spread to which All did Justice City. The floor was then cleared and dancing and other amusements enjoyed until a late hour. Quarantined the delusion of the games. Alfred Smith whose left Arm was severely scalded two weeks ago Lef amp Jar Garrett monday to report pc Euty. Real estate merchandise farm and Stock sales Kohl a reasonable Raton. Thoroughly experienced. Best service. Highest prices for you Means More w Ork for me. # Gail to up a phone 90 l. Frank t. Donley auctioneer a Defiance Ohio. With Parmer amp Decker. A graduate of tones College of auction ering Aud of the a. W. Thomas auction a of a of Chicago. Or. And mrs. John Schneider have returned from an extended visit with friends in Chicago Kansas City Joplin mo., and other Points. Or. And mrs. Joseph Simcox of it. Wayne and mrs. Cye Wise of Toledo arrived in the City saturday to attend the funeral of d. Mowery. Mrs. R Phelps is visiting mrs. J. Cd tingling at her Home 2112 Madison Avenue Toledo. Mrs. Phelps was mrs. Yingling a guest at the educational club reception at the Collingwood thursday. At 3 of clock saturday a in. The Cable on which the arc Light is suspended at the Corner of fifth and Clinton Street broke drop Ping the lamp but fortunately it caught on th6 wires and did not reach the ground. The current was shut off and the damage re-1 paired. National Union installation ceremonies held in n. U. Hall thursday night was one of the most successful and delightful in the history of the organization. A. Helpman Toledo was master of ceremonies which began with an address of Welcome by a a. Diendorfer and was followed by District Deputy f. L Hay installing the newly elected officers using the Beautiful ritual of the n by which he gave from memory entirely. Tho following program was then carried out Solo Alva to Leffar address i Senate president w. In Thomur 1 son it. Vernon duet messes. Beatty and Telliga add rep j senator j. W. Myers Toigo i Solo. Isaac Devaux senators Kirby and Chuse of Teredo j were detained at Whitehouse on 1 account of the wreck on the Wabash. A Fine banquet and dancing concluded the festivities. Lewis d. Blue a highly respected and. Well known Pioneer resident of Defiance county who was stricken with paralysis wednesday died Friday evening at 6 10 at i is residence in Ayersville aged 74 years. Lewis d. Blue was born near Piqua september 3,1832, being the 12th child of a family of 15 children born to Uriah and Martha de Eese Blue. On the 8th of Jan., 185g, in Miami county or. Blue was United in marriage with mibs Elizabeth Kelly born in Philadel phia pa., feb. 14,1836, who removed with her parents to Piqua about 1839. Mrs. Blue died in Ayersville the first Day of november 1906. Or. Blue was prominent in g. A. R. Circles being an honoured member of Bishop Post no. 22. During the civil War he enlisted july 18,1862,in co. Doue Idun Deroth Ohio Volunteer infantry remaining with that regiment until october i 18g3, when he recruited a co., for the second North Carolina mounted infantry and was commissioned second lieutenant serving As such until october in 1864 returning to his Home he resumed farming. Unto or. And mrs. Lewis Blue were born nine 9hildren, six of whom Are living namely mrs. Geo. Rohn or. N. S. Blue c. G. Blue b. Blue mrs. Charles Woodburn and mrs. Harvey Miller. A brother j. I. Blue resides in the City and a sister mrs. Alvin Gale living at Piqua Are left to mourn their loss. Or. Blue has been a consistent member of the Baptist Church for Many years. The funeral was held monday morning at to of clock at the late residence in Ayersville. Rev. W. Y. Thomas of the first Baptist Church of Brjan officiating. The funeral of l d. Blue was held Ayersville monday and was largely attended. Rev. Griffiths officiating. Pall bearers Albert Scott Peter sell Steward Gaylord Fred March j. W. Myers and John Davis. Myers and Davis were members of same company As deceased company a 100th regiment 0. V. I. Gave sign of distress a popular member of the Central fire department has occasion to visit on the East Side sunday evenings. Sunday night at the appointed time he knew a charming Young lady would be waiting for him and on starting out for the usual visit he was advised by the fire laddies in a joking manner to take a pair of rubber boots or a portable boat along but Joe said nothing. All went Well until toward the hour of to when the boys were aroused by a Call on the phone. It proved to be not a fire but a cry of distress from Joe hagfish a Send me a pair of hip boots or a boat if you want to see a again a was the Wail. Of course the boys could not spare Joe and one of the by be laddies putting on a pair of hip boots and throwing another Over his shoulder proceeded to the a pc Side and after wading a water Over knee deep succeeded in reaching Joe and All Are again Happy. Death of former resident the Matey friends in this City of mrs. Janet Strong Harley will be pained to learn that she died january 15th at the Home of her son c. S. Harley in Seattle wash., after an illness of several years duration. Janet Strong was the daughter of find Lav Strong one of the Pioneer residents of Defiance. She successfully taught in the Public schools Here at the same time her sister mrs. Able did. It la february 23,1876, she was United in marriage with Clinton Clark Harley in the presbyterian Church of this City Rev. B. W. Slagle officiating. Or. Harley was a son of the late Christian Harley and was in the dry goods business with his father for Many years. He died in4897 and mrs. Harley went West to five with her Eon c. S. Harley. She visited Defiance relatives and friends a few years ago and while she has been sick some time it was Only within the last year that her illness was considered serious. Besides Many relatives and dear friends she leaves three sons to Grieve for her Heidelberg Defeated College five put up Good game demise of mrs. Andrews mrs. Susan finn Andrews died saturday even my at 5 30 at her Home on main Street in East Defiance of paralysis at the advanced age of 75 years. Susan Flinn was married to Joseph Andrews at Lexington ky., where she lived until the civil War. She volunteered her services in caring for the wounded and dying in the hospitals at Lexington and saw Active service in this Noble work. It is said with the passing of mrs. Andrews there is but one More nurse living who was actively engaged in real service. At the close of the War she came to Paulding county to live afterwards removing to Defiance residing Here a number of years and moving to Chicago living there some time coming Back to Defiance about a year ago. Mrs. Andrews passed away peacefully and ready. She is possessed of a cheerful kindly nature and Drew around her a Large Circle of friends. She was conscious and realized she was leaving for her eternal Home and called her son Edward to her and told him her favorite text and the songs she wanted Sung and then passed to rest. She leaves bereaved one daughter mrs. Charles Jeffers Aud two sons Edward and Williams residing in the City. The funeral occurred tuesday afternoon at 1 30 at the House Aud 2 30 at the m. E.? Church. Rev. Clayton smucker in charge. The remains will be placed in the vault at Riverside. A very close and exciting game of Basket Ball was won by the College team at the College saturday evening when the team representing Heidelberg i University went Down to defeat by a score of 36 to 30. The game was a fast one from the Start Defiance making the first Basket Foltz throwing it. In the beginning Heidelberg was completely outplayed. They soon realized the situation and at the end of the first half Heidelberg was in the Lead score i s to 14. In the second half there was no opportunities lost both teams steadily piled up their score until the end of the half when the score stood 36 to 30 in favor of Defiance. $ the Basket throwing ability of Fritz Morris and Dixon contributed much to the Defiance score also the close guarding of Rath who Only allowed his two Field goals. A Chiel of Heidelberg played ii first class game making 22 of the to Points made by his team there was also no fouls marked against him. The Fine up and official score i9 As follows j. T. A. I it i goal Fiance free throw foul Morris f 4 0 2 Fritz f 4 0 a it a a Dixon c. C 4 to 2 Bath g 0 0 7 Tho Mao g i 0 2 11 Ell it ii ii i. Ruz Chiel f it 12 0 55 Grove f 2 0 0 Wenner f a 0 2 Kulz c 0. 0 9 Martin g x 0 2 Ester i y g c a 0 2 time of halves 20 minutes. Wenner and Grove of Heidelberg and Caris of Defiance alternated As referee and i Empire. S. A. Maxwell spent sunday in Hicksville. J. A. Sites dentist Lewis Block. Nortaweataro/phoue�?582. Sam Carpenter dead. Samuel Carpenter died at the Home of his Mother 1120 Holgate at 2 of clock sunday afternoon. He was born and raised in Defiance county and was a Carpenter of unusual ability. In spite of his protracted illness he Laboured faithfully until so weak he could do so no longer. He was 26 years 9 months and i Days of age. Beside Dis Mother he leaves five Sisters mrs. Bena Osborn mrs. Elva Bummel mrs. Olive Adams and miss Lillian or this City and mrs. Lna Kann of Jewell an i two Brothers Ray mond and Mckinley Carpenter. Of this City. The funeral was held wednesday morning at to of clock at the Home. Rev. By. C. Shupp. Offi dating. Burial in the Taylor cemetery South Defiance. Common pleas court judge John p. Bailey of Ottawa held a Short session of common pleas court the 17, but no business of great importance was transacted. Several motions to plead were allowed and some sales confirmed. Judgment was also taken on a co Novit note. Tho Case in which the Defiance City Bank seeks to compel the commissioners to Deposit county funds in that Bank their bid be aug the highest was assigned for Jan 28tb. The Case of Myron n. Burd against the Home insurance co., for payment of insurance on a building burned in Mark township was dismissed. Standing committees Gar Quot the following standing committees for the ensuing year were announced tuesday evening at the first regular meeting of Bishop Post by commander j. Vv7. S. Parmer Relief Adam Minsel i. Hardesty Vav. J. Leach. Entertainment a. Helpman g. J. Hickey a. Vav. King Geo. Woods. Memorial Day i. A. Bell b. Houtz Gardner Dabney. Music a. R. Mallett a. Brechbill j. W. Myers. Transport Ion a. A. Bell c. Henry Chaa. Block. Grievances a. Vav. Deatrick Jacob Adams mat Elliott. Cemeteries we. Ebright o. W. Par tee John Moon. Employment a. Kesselmeyer John Myers Geo. Butler. Auditing a. W. King g. Vav. Deatrick Henry Foss. Advisory with Vav. R. . I. Hale l. Beardsley w. A. Kehnast p. Helpman m. B. Gorman. Visiting first Ward Warner Wrede Henry Foss. Second Ward i e Hardesty. Andrew Tennison. Third Ward a. Dickman and James Corbin. Fourth Ward Orlando col Well a t Brechbill. Defiance s Vanvlerah a j Kiser. Highland la Myers. W l. Hill. North Richland we. Young Albert air to. South Richland Henry Roth Quot Enberger. Noble Speicer x o Grogg. A Tiffin to pm Henr Neaderhauser. Inside Sentinel 0. Vav. Partee outside Sentinel j. Corbin Flag bearer p. Osborn guards g. W. Killey Christ Diehl sr., Samuel Easley Samuel Parmer. They will be obeyed and respected accordingly. By order of j. Was. Parmer Post commander. Attest l. Beardsley and incan t. A Day of wrecks on the Many railroads entering Chicago special to express Chicago. Jan. 21.�?five Railroad wrecks on the Ake Short. Erie Michigan Central and Indiana Harbor railroads occurred near Hammond ind., saturday. Fourteen persons were injured in the Lake Shore and Indiana Harbor wrecks two of them perhaps fatally and damage to rolling Stock was great. By running on a siding at Osborne shortly after Midnight the Luke Shore suburban theatre train that left Chicago at 11 37 Friday night collided with a train of empty freight cars. At Schneider on the Indiana Harbor Road where it crosses the Indiana Illinois a Iowa Railroad a heavy freight train on the latter ran of an Indiana Harbor train wrecking it. Two members of the Crew were dragged from the debris fatally injured. In a freight Collison on the Michigan Central near Lake station twelve cars were derailed no one injured. An Erie train was wrecked at Palmer due to the soft ground and consequent spreading of the rails. An Erie freight Early in the morning West bound mistook a hand signal for an a fall rights signal and ran off the derail in the fog. Installation services Fine showing father Gloden read the annual financial report of St. John s Catholic congregation in High mass sunday morning. The total receipts for 1906 were 84,906.56 the expenditures including ?1500, the balance of their debt were $4,803 leaving a Cash balance of 8103.56 the next step is the building of a new i modern schoolhouse which will Cost about 820.000. Hence a Forth the annual reports will show a Cash balance which in a a few years will be applied on the proposed ehooihou9o. The congregation has certainly made a Fine showing under father Glodenis management in the fifteen years of his pastorate when All the new buildings and improvements during that time Are considered. Or. Mahon changes Date for visiting Defiance or. Mahon requests us to announce a change in the order of his visit. This change affects Defiance and Bryan Only. He will be at Defiance wednesday january 30. Future visits will. Be made every preceding four weeks from this Date. Or. Mabon still continues his great Success Here and his visits have certainly been a great Boon to the afflicted. Indeed so great has been his Success that it has become a household saying that a if or. Mahon can to cure you no one persons suffering from chronic diseases should lose no time in consulting him. This will Cost nothing and if he cannot cure you he will say so. Miss Hazel Longs of Stryker is visiting friends in this City. The new pastor of the Broadway Christian Church Rev. Edwin Morrell will be installed As pastor sunday afternoon. Jan. 27th, at 2 30. The following is the provisional program prelude College orchestra. Doxology congregation. Invocation Rev. Bigler. Hymn congregation. Scripture Reading Rev. Ritz. Prayer Rev. . I. Anthems choir. Sermon Rev. O. Vav. Powers Dayton. Home Mission Sec. For Christian denomination. Hymn congregation. Charge to pastor Rev. Smucker. Solo from choir. Charge to Church Rev. Shupp. Address of Welcome Rev. Walter Bunge. Hymn congregation. Benediction Rev. Edwin Morrell. Rev. P. Vav. Mcreynold8, a. M. B. D., will act As Moderator and have charge of notices and offertory. Everybody invited and Welcome. Postlude College orchestra. Or. And mrs. We. Kirtley jr., and sons Guy of this City and Fred of Detroit spent sunday in Napoleon with or. And mrs. Geo. May. Established 1859 Charles Ashbacher is quite ill. The Board of township trustees met monday and accepted the resignation of e. J. Costello As Justice of the peace and appointed John d. Lamb to fill the vacancy. Tie fun 0tm bin capital and earnings Over $225-000.00 it designated depository 3 for funds of the United states Treasury. The United states courts. Defiance county. A Defiance City and a Western depositary of the balt. A Ohio Railroad. Vimmie mimmick

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