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Defiance Weekly Express (Newspaper) - July 9, 1903, Defiance, Ohio Defiance Isa City the second gradepopulation�-10,Ogo, crowing rapidly situated at the Confluence the a Glaize and Maumee Rivers. The heart the great Maumee Valley vol. Xiv. Defiance Ohio thursday july 9, 1903. No. 31 fitting Celebration Independence Day the people Defiance did themselves proud saturday the City Defiance can Well feel proud the Celebration july 4th, 1003. It was a colossal affair Well managed and gave pleasure to not Only the citizens but to thousands visitors from the country and surrounding towns and villages. Many other places in the territory had attractions the 4th, but nothing could stay the tide that had set in toward Defiance and the occasions have been very few when there were More people upon our streets than saturday. During the week the carnival had called out immense crowds but saturday was the crowning Day and All that had gone before was nothing compared to the throngs that had gathered to assist in celebrating the great Independence Day. It was a merry Happy lot people and although the heat was terrific and the Sun almost unbearable the streets were packed with people All Day Long. There were few events to mar the pleasure the occasion. There were few accidents Only one which suggested a tragedy. The people As a Rule were Well behaved and the number drunks the streets very few. It is a matter special commendation that while the people were promised a splendid pro j Pax Asok As this sorrowful far Gram that it was carried out t Liko Man drove along the the letter without any abridge greets Many an ind Vual asked a t. Ment. Yearance. The by int Erich float was a Beautiful Bank Flowers surmounted by a huge Globe upon which stood an Eagle with wings spread As if for flight. On the rear the float was a Uncle same decked in National colors and at tended by two Maidens also wearing the colors. On de Schultz car was a Bath tub filled with water in which two Small boys distorted. They were envied by the swelter ing people who lined the Way. Carl Tennyson a automobile was a novel feature and did its work Well even if the wind did occasionally lift the veil and display the horses legs. One the most striking figures in line was Duke Angel. Ile wore Long Linen duster and plug a big hat and carried a staff and carpet sack and his Back was a placard advertising Frank Sommers Coffee a the kind that Mother Duke s six feet and four inches surmounted by a plug hat was an exemplification a walking Monument solemnity. By Hawkins who appeared for . N. F. Wood Ward. Was driving a Large White horse. Ile had several crates chickens and ducks in his Wagon. On top them was a Little red Bantam rooster surmounted by a Pink there were not Many present to see the Sunrise Salute 44 guns fired but there were very few the people in the City who did not hear it. The morning hours were taken up with a band concert by the Defiance military band and a grand civic and Industrial Parade. The thousands who had come to the City Early trains had driven from Remote country Points enjoyed the concert before the City had really awakened but by to a. Rn., the time set for the Parade Defiance was All out decked in Holiday attire. A the Parade was one the finest and largest that was Ever witnessed in Defiance and would have been a credit to a City 30,000. There was not a rep re sensation in line that was not a creditable one and Many the floats were strikingly handsome the Parade was formed a the Corner Wayne and front streets and was in the following order grand marshal Thadav j. W. S. Parmer first assistant Dey Ayers second assistant Chas. Y Oung Defiance military band police department fire department Post office department mayor and City officials. Then followed the civic organizations and Industrial floats. The intense heat barred Many who had expected to March but the lied men were out in Force and made a Good show ing. Our space would not permit a description All the floats that were in this notable Parade but there were none that were not excellent. The King the carnival was in line with his attendants. Some the Hest displays we think were made by the Vav. A. Kehnast co. The Christ Diehl brewing co. And Christ a inter Ich the Florist. There was not a thing scarcely in the line hardware that was not advertised the Kehnast float. Cappy Korn dressed As Uncle Sam advertised paints with a separate vehicle. On the Diehl float King Garneri Nus held court Frank Miller the float was handsomely decorated and made a striking a when and where did i see that Man before a in Cresson news was represented in the Parade by its Carrier boys. The daily express was represented by an automobile in charge a. G. Medary. La ii. Mollencupp also had his Auto in the Parade. The Parade was one the Best that was Eyer seen in Defiance and fully 30,000 people were gathered along the line March. Be exercises at old fort Defi Anee at i porn. Were Well attended. The program rendered was As follows Vertu re orchestra. Chorus too voices led by prof. L. L. Canfield. Invocation Rev. F. B. Doher to. America by entire assemblage accompanied by the orchestra. Address Welcome a. P. Cameron. Chorus school children. Oration heroes our nation by Rev. J. . Dempster. Orchestra Star spangled Banner. Chorus. Benediction Rev. B. A Slagle selection by orchestra. The feature the afternoon was the oration by Rev. J. Yvo. Dempster Napoleon. It would be hard to describe the appearance Clinton Street. Iii the evening. From the Maumee River to monumental Park the Street was almost a solid mass people. The cries the carnival people Blank revolvers and fire crackers fairly drove one wild but still with All that the crowd was Good natured. At 7 30 p. In. The fireworks program was opened. A storm was gathering in the Southwest and that was a magnificent background for one the finest displays the kind every witnessed in the City. The storm broke just As the last set piece had been fired and the rain spoiled it. However it was a fitting close a glorious Day Celebration. After the storm had broken the crowd turned its attention to the carnival and the streets were not cleared until after Midnight. It was a great Day it was Well pleased with the record made. Notes. Henry red Goodenough had a close Call for his life saturday evening. Goodenough was running a stand at the Corner Clinton and second streets when James Spurgeon North Richland came along and fired a revolver close to Goodenough left Cheek. His face was Cut deep enough to bleed and is filled with powder. Or. E. E. In. Chapman attended Goodenough and is fearful that he May lose his left Eye. Spurgeon was arrested and locked ubut was released sunday. Saturday during the Parade Esther mix the seven year old daughter p. M. M in was seated in a window at the court House. Another girl stole her parasol. The parasol was afterwards secured and taken to the Post office. The mix girl however did not know this but started out to locate Chat parasol. In the meantime her friends became alarmed about her and Only located her after a Long and strenuous search. Saturday evening Vav. G. Good enough was running to get Home before the storm. His foot caught a wire across the Lawn at the Brue Heiser Home Corner Harrison and Warren streets and he suffered a heavy fall. The Point his nose was clipped off his left Eye was blackened his forehead badly bruised and two fingers nearly broken. He has n not been Down town since. Walter Huston and miss ride Nour Mark Center were thrown from a buggy in front the City building third Street saturday evening and the lady had several Bones in her Rig wrist broken. She was cared for by . Netta Belau. The Accident was caused by a Hind wheel the buggy catching onto a wooden strip at. The Side a Rai the Street railway. A i key Iii Urphy celebrated the Day by jumping off the Maumee River Bridge seven times. The jumps were made Oil bets. The last time a i key went Down he touched gravel and skinned his nose. A Wood chopper his absence causes trouble. Association elects officers the people Evansport wer quite badly disturbed wednesday evening Over the disappearance Henry i Pufahl an aged Man who spends most his time As a Wood chopper. Ile went to work wednesday morning but not returning Home in the evening his friends became alarmed and search was instituted. It was feared that a tree j the Bench in common pleas court the Ohio teachers association which has been in session at Putin Bay has elected the following officers president , Youngstown vice presidents e. F. Warner Bellevue j. M. Swartz Tippecanoe m. A. Hen Zon Mcarthur Lillian , Madisonville Secretary w. W. Mcintyre Norwood treasurer h. E. Stokes Delaware executive committee j. A Mcmillan Marietta e. M. Yan Cleve Greenville Board control . J. J. Burns Defiance s. T. Dial Lockland. The courts. Judge vyv. In Hubbard was might have fallen him during the storm wednesday and killed Kufahl the searching party was out until to p. Rn., hut failed to locate the Man. He was found in a barn two Miles West Evansport. He was taken sick Yvern Sedny and could not make Home and so sought shelter in the barn. He was removed to his Home in Evansport thursday Forenoon. Guy Hall Bradner is the guest his sister miss Blanch Hall. Misse Tena Biggins and Myrtle Wagner Liberty Center Are visiting Here. Visiting his at grand carnival company has Many troubles John p. Houser mayor Payne is dead. Miss Mary Fry is visiting in Antwerp being the guest her Friend miss her Tel. Mrs. Sears and daughter Emma Dayton Are the guest mrs. John Keezer. The Wool clip in Paulding county amounted to Over 50,-000 pounds this year. Elmer Blair entered upon his duties As night clerk at the Post office wednesday evening. Jo3 Blanchard has returned to Charleston Vav. Va.,-after spending a month with his family Here. Mrs. Bere Williamson and children Columbus Are the guests . And mrs. L. Conkle. Mrs. E. A. Webb and children left for Salamanca n. Y. Friday where they will visit Lor three weeks. For a Short time Friday the following cases being disposed the state Ohio sex Rel Emma l. Miller is. Henry Tonges judgment $300 and Cost. E. N. Lewis is. Chas. W. Krotz judgment revived. C. W. Kerns treasurer is John s. Greenier decree for plaintiff. C. W. Kerns treasurer is Frank Greenier decree for plaintiff. Lewis Smith is. City Defiance to detach land decree for plaintiff. The following allowances were made clerk $15 sheriff $100 Bailiff $2 per Day. Sunday schools discussing supplemental work. James Spurgeon who was arrested for shooting Henry Good enough was arrested by officer Ansberry. He will have a hearing before Justice costello wednesday. While Bryon Beatty was firing a toy Cannon a fire Cracker touched off his Power. Bryon was badly burned about the hands and face. Arthur Weigerding got his left hand in front his revolver and it was badly burned. Or. C. E. Slocum dressed the injured member. Bruce Daoust Davison Street has his left hand tied up. It was mixed up with a revolver. Wanted a Good Road horse. At Wellman a music Clinton Street. Enquire store., 410 was a great crowd and so far As the express can learn everybody a Boss kicker. A was a Rule Many a a fool. When ifs hot he wants it Cool when ifs Cool he wants it hot always wanting what ifs not. Just notice. The following prices i am paying Green beef hides.g1/? to 7c la Large dark prime min ks.2 i each Skunk hides Star Black prime.1. Id each Coon hides Large dark each muskrats from.3c to 12 opossum each tallow to 4c la beeswax clean tallow.2 in la hog crackling. Alc per too lbs Good scrap iron.4f>c per too lbs stove per Loo lbs rubber free from lea5her iron.3 and 4c Copper. 7c Call a phones Northwestern 508 Bell 158. 311 ferry Street de Fiance Ohio. Call before Selling elsewhere. Respectfully j. Freecorn Frank Hammersmith died at us Home five Miles South this i believe it to be a fact that in every sunday school there is too Little study the word in Homes whether owing to defective system teaching is still a disputed Point. One thing is quite Clear. They ought to be More stored up knowledge in the memories scholars which can not Bear the test examination we Ould be cast out As worthless. Grant that the chief object is to get practical suggestion from Louisiana i word for daily living it does not then follow that this can atone for the prevailing ignorance concerning our Only text Book. What is the remedy first expect something from your scholars. If you give them a fact ask for it. Let them feel ashamed a slip school memory and ignorance Aud put them to their Mettle a Little in proving it is a review questions. There Are perhaps some scholars in your Advance class who do not know whether it was Paul Moses who saw the burning Bush and these Points area Good starting place. Remember the sunday school convention which is to be held at the m. E. Church at Evansport August la and 12. A program w ill appear in the paper next mrs. J. F. Crandall Chicago 111., is the guest her daughter mrs. Frank g. Miller North Defiance. Chas. W. Krotz who has been visiting his family Here for several Days returned to thursday. Harrison and Mary Birmingham left for Delphos today to spend three weeks with their grandparents. Pianos and organs for rent one years rent May apply Purchase. Wellman a music store 419 Clinton Street. Rev. And mrs. Karl Spannuth i they can remember and children returned Home yes-1 Good Plain to ask some ter Day after spending a few Days with Rev. Fisher and family at Napoleon. Probate court statistics show that there were to divorce suits. 1 pending july i 1902 brought during year 1903, 39 number decided 31 pending july i �?T03, 23. Jacob Fink is brother William rapids Mich. Ted Pope and sister Clara Yan Ayers Are the guests mrs. Roy w. Webb. Mary j. Miller has been appointed administer matrix Richard Miller deceased. Misses Mabel Rock and Mildred Dickey and Roy Dickey Sherwood Are visiting Here. Mrs. Edwin Olson and daughter Chicago Are visiting a. M. Olson East Defiance. J. W. Loomis Bucyrus was the guest s. S. Ayre irleand family saturday and sunday. The a electric the Miami so Erie canal transportation co., is in the hands a receiver. Or. And mrs. John Duerk and . And mrs. Chas. Davis Sherwood visited de Duerk sunday. Or. And mrs. Geo. Hoffman Florida spent the fourth with their daughter mrs. L. E. Richardson. Johnny Batt North Defiance who had the end one his fingers taken off with an air gun sunday is doing finely. S. F. Shelly and Lem Sapp spent the fourth at the Hicksville races. Or. Shelly a horse a com Paul took second Money in the 2 25 trot. There was a big crowd in attendance at the races. Chas. A Westenburger and wife John Nelson wife and three children Toledo a is d James Nelson and two daughter Independence were the guests . And mrs. C. F. Clemmons Holgate Avenue sunday. The party was its Way to Toledo. Or. And mrs. Aan a. Kehnast mrs. Frank Sites . And mrs. Godfrey m. A Atkins . And mrs. Chas. Mcbride Toledo mrs. J. Ii. Shutter.-., will Reshew and . And mrs. J. P. Cameron Pic nicked the Lawn at the residence j. P. Cameron the fourth. Looks like part the show would be left in this qty. The Street Force is rapidly cleaning up All traces the carnival but the carnival company itself is in trouble and part the show will no doubt be left behind. The company was in hard Straits before it reached this City and there d id not seem to be any improvement in its financial condition at the end the week the Board Trade had much trouble in making a settlement but finally succeeded sunday evening. There were other people not so successful and As a result there have been a number attachment suits. In Justice Hunters court the following Are noted Earl Gir Deller acrobat against Edwards so Bugger proprietors the a streets India and a Thelma a $45 n. G. Cunningham against same $08 a. P. Engel against same $15. In Squire costello a court against the same fyn Switzer acrobat $45 Bob Packer $0.50 Frank Young for Board $30. It is stated that Edwards amp Bugger will probably leave their goods Here Aud allow them to go by default. Mcgill who owned the merry go round and Ferris wheel is in Good shape and will get out town. By Woodford so Hampton who owned the electric theatre Are also in Good shape. It is stated that they will pay the Board Bill the band boys who stopped with Frank y Oung and w ill also help out some the acrobats who had been boarding at the Cunningham House. They will take them to Gerv s Island where they have an engagement. In the main things Are still in a chaotic condition and it is pretty hard to Tell just what will be the outcome. One thing is certain the carnival company just at the present time is a very sorry wreck. The City tax Levy mrs. Warren Watts caught her wadding ring Over a Nail while reaching up the Wall at her Home monday and her entire weight come onto the ring before the Nail gave Way. The ring w7as badly twisted and mangled the finder. Or. Babbitt was called a it and had to file the ring in two before he could dress the wound. Commission does not approve. The tax commission met at 4 p. In. Thursday and by Resolution declined to approve the tax ordinance passed by the City Council monday night. The commission objected to the action the Council in raising the Levy the commission from 9u> toll Mills. That would raise the total Levy to Over 40 Mills to and the commission w Hile questioning the right the Council to change its Levy is also the opinion that a Levy exceeding 40 Mills might be illegal. Wind storm visits Cit week. Everybody is invited to attend. Each township president should see that two delegates from each sunday school is selected to attend the county convention. Now let every sunday school worker Wake up is divers Send news toll. L. Stock. City at 3 p. In. Thursday aged 31 years. Funeral from Oakland Church at to a. In. Thursday Rev. W. S. Gulp officiating. Burial in Taylor cemetery. J. T. Bentley a Wool buyer from St. Flairs Ville was Here today and took up the Decker Wool a Eliahy Hie township which was recently received by Ai d so Quot in p. Miller. This Wool was bought by it. A. Wort Raan and he sold it to Bentley. It is an exceptionally Fine lot Wool. During the storm wednesday the Flag was blown from the staff the City building Aud the ropes went with it. Thursday afternoon Baldy Corwin took the Job replacing the ropes and Flag for $5. It took him about ten minutes to do the work and a old glory is again in place. Half bal generally the expression is Quot i done to feel half Well a though sometimes people Ray Quot i feel half hut there is no such thing As being half sick. The Man who feels half sick is All sick. As a Rule the cause the weak tired half sick feeling is disease the stomach resulting in loss i nutrition and consequently in physical weakness. Doctor pierces Golden medical discovery cures diseases the stomach and other organs digestion and nutrition. It restores strength by enabling the perfect digestion and assimilation food. It makes half sick people All Well. This City was visited by quite a severe wind storm wednesday evening and much damage was done to Trees Aud shrubbery. A Bay window at the Home Chas. Beatty in North Defiance was flown in. The carnival people were worried for a time and indeed it oozed like All their tents would be blown Down. The big tent at the Corner Clinton and Quot ourth streets was badly shaken and had to be taken Down and reset this morning. The different stands along Linton Street suffered the most. A heavy rain followed the wind. Pc Ioos Reward too the readers this paper will be pleased to learn that there is at least one dreaded disease that science has been Able to cure in All its stage that is Catarrh. Halls Catarrh cure is the ouly positive cure now known to the medical fraternity. Catarrh being a constitutional disease requires a constitutional treatment. Hairs Ca Tamarh cure is Tak Euly internally acting directly upon the blood and mucous surfaces the system thereby destroy lug in abomination the disease and giving the patient strength by building up the constitute Lou and assisting nature in doing its work. The proprietors have so much Faith in its curative Powers that they Otter one Hundred dollars for any Case mat it Falls to cure. Send for list testimonials. Adores k j. Cheney amp co. Toledo g. Sold by druggists 75c. Hairs family pills Are the Best. Quot i suffered for four Quot it is with pain in my Stoch so that at times i could t work nor eat a writes Frank Smith Granite Chaffee co., Colo. R i wrote to you a about my sickness Aud was told to use four Media Des which i did with Good result i Only used our bottles your Golden medical discovery a and must say that i am entirely tired and feel like a new Man and i can highly recommend your Medicine to any Quot Golden medical discovery a contains do alcohol and is entirely free from opium cocaine and All other narcotics. It is strictly a Temperance Medicine. Accept no substitute for Quot Golden med Teal there is nothing Quot just As Good a for diseases the stomach. The Quot common sense medical adviser a one thousand and eight Large pages in paper covers is sent free receipt Twenty one one cent Stamps to pay expense mailing Only. Address Dell. V. Pierce Buffalo n. Y. Harry Hoffman Stryker a Lent the fourth Here. Edward finn Washington township is visiting in the City. Or. And mrs. Pat Connors Are the proud parents a Bright baby boy. Miss Enna Mcfarland Wapakoneta spent sunday with her sister mrs. L. E. Daoust. The misses Oriba and Flossie Smith Liberty a enter spent the fourth Here the guests relatives. The following people have been licensed to wed John Wagner and Mary a. Brown both this City. Abner b. Risk 22, and and Lyda Arn ing 20, both Defiance. Judge w. H. Hubbard is holding an adjourned Day court in Paulding monday. On tuesday he will go to Bryan and Call a special grand jury which will be the third the present Terra. Judge Hubbard will be in Bryan the rest this week. Fine endorsement Deshler july i 1903. Prof. Mcreynolds dear sir your program the Maumee Valley Chautauqua Assembly for 1903 i have received. It is excellent. Part your lecturers and entertainers i have known at other Chautauqua assemblies Lakeside o., Rome City ind., de Funick Florida and elsewhere and they Drew largely and rank in the first class. The list Talent suggest a Happy combination Rich and and varied entertainment and up to Date instruction and information Art and science literature political Economy religion and morality have due recognition. In this is found the original Chautauqua idea. The Assembly is interdenominational rather than sectarian. Yours sincerely . M. B. C. Love. Annual election the Turnbull Wagon co. Held its annual meeting saturday in Toledo. Fred Shoemaker was reelected president and s. C. Schenck vice president. A new Board directors was also elected As follows Fred shoe Nader s. C. Schenck George Thomas John b. Merrell i. E. Knisely a. H. Wood. The be if Iii Chautauqua Island Parr. July 30th to August 9, 1903. Natures own this Beautiful resort offers every attraction to those seeking rest recreation instruction entertainment and Devotion. Superior Talent. Boating bathing anti fishing. Electric lights. Good buildings and ample grounds. Cars boat from City to Island 5 cents. Telephone Telegraph. Daily papers Tennis Golf grounds base Bali and athletic Park. Steamer exclusion. Reached by Wal it Ash a. R. R. Inter denominational Bible conference addressed by the worlds greatest preachers. Expenses reasonable. Park hotel $1. To per. Day. Single meals 25c. Hotel Cronin $2. I per Day. Cunningham hotel $1.01. Tents it entire time Sim. Season ticket holders Many pitch tents Gratis. Excursion rates from All Points. No better place for an Outing. Season ticket $1.50 for information address Wesley Mcreynolds Defiance Ohio

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