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Defiance Weekly Express (Newspaper) - July 16, 1903, Defiance, Ohio Defiance is a City of the second Grade-population--1p, rapidly situated at the Confluence of the a Glaize and Maumee heart of the great Maumee Valley vol. , Ohio. Thursday july 16, 1903. No. 32 installing officers Defiance commander a splendid record was made by the order past year. Despite the heat Friday night there was a Good turn out at the regular meeting of Defiance commander no. 30 in. T. It was the time for the installation of new officers and after routine business had been cleaned up la. W. Wortman eminent commander delivered the following address sir knights a i am pleased with so Large an attendance upon this evenings conclave showing the warm interest you exhibit in Defiance commander a a behalf. The Templar twelve months close assembles us to review what has been accomplished during such period and to install a corps of officers succeeding those who retire from station. A careful consideration of the past May More clearly enable us to estimate the future in its importance and demands. A year since you honoured me with the Emblem of authority. I realized that the position was one not Only of Eminence but that its duties demanded time patience and discretion in their discharge. I Felt that possibly its exaction might exceed my ability but i accepted my office with the Hope and Trust that by co operation of those elected to their several stations with me and the sir knights of this commanders As auxiliaries i might not prove inadequate or unworthy of the Confidence reposed in me. Errors no doubt have occurred but they were not of the heart for i have from the beginning shared the Earnest Effort of All and particularly the Friendship of Defiance commander. How Well i have succeeded is for you to determine and i shall be most glad if after carefully considering what has been accomplished during my official year you endorse it approvingly. The year closing bears its own freight age both of and sorrow touching each one of us with some tinge of its significant experience. One of our fraternal band has been summoned to rest from labor and we Are called upon thus to mourn the valiant one who during the year has terminated his eventful pilgrimage. Sir Knight Robert n. Patterson of Bryan and of this commander has gone to his final who it is a the Mother knows Hie touch of the soft hands too Well to need to guess and for the moment she enters into the playful spirit of the child and forgets her toil and weariness. Then a sudden movement sends a thrill of pain through her and she realizes that though love May lighten labor it cannot lighten pain. Thousands of women who have suffered from backache headache and other a sequences of womanly disease have been made Well women by the use of or. Pierces favorite prescription. It establishes regularity dries unhealthy drains heals inflammation find ulceration and cures female weakness. Quot i cannot say enough in Praise of or. Pierces favorite prescription As it Lias done me so much writes mrs. Henry Harrell of Tarboro n. C., Box log. K i was swollen so i could hardly walk when i began taking the a favorite i also had uterine trouble Aud could neither eat nor sleep Only As i took morphine tried four different doctors and they All failed to do me any Good so one of my friends recommended your favorite prescription a to me and i took Only three bottles and am now Well and Hearty. Can clo almost any kind of or. Pierces pleasant pellets Are the most desirable laxative for delicate women. Reward. Directly after coining into charge of the commander and assuming its duties of office i began what appeared to me some changes for the better that is to say in the Mode of the work and administration in accordance More especially with the True Templar spirit. While these changes May not altogether have attained what they ought u o to still they have enhanced interest in our labors and have been conducive of increased attention and cordial feeling in the commander and notably to make the average attendance greater than before. Easter sunday services As customary were appropriately celebrated april 12th. Our commander during the past year has made a record that in the historical future will be a pleasure for All interested in its welfare to remark. The number of sir knights created and dubbed since our last annual installation is Twenty four a larger number than any other year since i have been a member if not the largest number of any previous year in Defiance commander. We have also received by Demit three and elected one other applicant who unfortunately was too ill to receive the orders. Findlay commander created and dubbed one sir Knight from our jurisdiction but remitted the fee to us. We lost one member by Demit. The annual dues of each sir Knight have been paid in full. The Harmony of the commander has been perfect. I conclusively therefore May Well now congratulate you upon its indisputably prosperous condition hoping and expecting with you sincerely for even a still higher Standard of usefulness excellency and meritorious accomplishment that May successfully follow upon such triumphant state of affairs. I retire now from the eminent charge you committed to me. That its duties and responsibilities have been arduous i do not deny but they have been pleasant in their proper and necessary official performance and in my companionship enjoined also individually with each and every Frater during my Busy term of office. For the various acts of Courtesy and considerable kindness to me meanwhile i profoundly thank your and wish you All Long life with happiness and Success in your Ever under taking in business As Well As in your respective connection of Home society and fraternal love. The officers elect were then installed by the retiring eminent commander r. H. Gleason acting As grand marshal . . Of a a. B. Tenzer. . E. Chenevert. Prelate a. E. Beardsley. . May. J. . B. Hooker. Treasurer a. W. Deatrick. Recorder a. Viers. Standard bearer a. M. Minsel. Sword bearer Dan Mcknight. W Ardery a. J. Emery. Sentinel f. W. Ury. The past year has been a very successful one for Defiance com Mandery and it has much to look Forward in the future. It. B. Harris has returned from a business trip to Iowa and South Dakota. Mrs. Geo. W. Bechel has returned Home after an extended visit in the West. The ground was broken for Newt buildings of the american steel package co. Thursday Robert Wellington and Edward Benton of Charleston s. C., were in the City wednesday de a f. Schmick has been appointed administer matrix of the estate of Henry schmick deceased. Miss Clara Switzer and Friend miss Wieman who have been spending the past week in new Bavaria returned Home wed be s Day evening. Henry Lantow who has been on the sick list since last october is Able to be out again. He looking a Little thin much better. Is but feeling Oil prospectors looking Over Field. They Are satisfied that Defiance is in the Belt and have leased much land a Fine Jersey calf the property of or. E. N. Lewis was found dead in the pasture at his Home on Holgate Avenue wednesday afternoon. The calf was As Lively As a Kitten in the morning. The doctor is of the opinion that the intense heat was the cause of death. Jesse Froelick a labourer aged 25, of Napoleon was arrested wednesday for non support of his aged Mother and sister. The complaint was made by infirmary director Zollars in whose charge the family has been in for some time. The Toledo cold storage company has lots of butter for Toledo bread and butter eaters. A Detroit commission firm Chandler amp co. Failed owing the Toledo House $13,550, and the last named holds $13,550 Worth of butter As see Urry or some 67,-000 pounds. Defiance weather for the past past ten Days has been pretty hot but no records have been broken. Last week there were four consecutive Days when the temperature was 90 degrees or higher. But the records for unbroken heat was attained in August two years ago when there was ten consecutive Days of 90 degrees or higher temperature. E. W. Mckean of Beaver dam and w. B. Ash of Bluffton were Here thursday and spent the afternoon in going Over the partially developed Oil Field Here and looking up the record of Wells drilled Here in the past. They were Here about five weeks ago and thinks this one of the promising Fields of the state. They have leased some two thousand acres in this locality. The Oil that has been secured so far from the old Wells is of most excellent Quality As shown by the test at the Defiance machine works. They say that the Only reason Why More a it in was not developed in the Wells already sunk Here and in the Vicinity was that they were not sunk deep enough did not not go Down into the Oil bearing Rock or Sand to a proper depth. They suggest putting Down a Well near or about Midway Between two of the Wells sunk Here and feel sure that it will make a Good showing. The Wells referred to Are the Greenier and Cement Mill Wells. The Oil pools run Southeast Aud Northwest Aud both gentlemen Are sanguine that plenty of Oil will be found Here. The daily express has always insisted that Defiance was in the Oil Belt and is sure that if the Field is Given a fair trial something it never had that fact will be demonstrated. Billie May is having a touch of his old enemy Hay fever. F. F. Smith who has been rising Here for several weeks returned to the state Hospital at Toledo today. Frank Hart and we. Gilson and wives made a trip to Napoleon in the launch Winona today. Thev will return Here this even ing. J a Weisenburger had the Back of his left hand badly Cut thursday afternoon. A pane of window Glass was the cause of the trouble. Billie Bechel is staining the two upstairs Hall windows in the court House. The work is in Harmony with the finish of the Walls of the corridors. A Phonse Preisen Doerfer and Clyde Hamilton traded horses thursday. In the evening or. Preisen Doerfer reached the conclusion that the horse he secured in the Trade was not up to the contract and went into Justice costello a court and had a writ of Replevin issued for his own horse. A letter from attorney general it is to the Point and defines or. Sheets position. Bryan will have a Street carnival commencing july 27. There was a Good rain in a part of South Richland and Highland townships thursday night. Mrs. In Myers and son Are visiting in grand rapids Mich. From their they will go to Milwaukee wis. Mrs. E. L. Rockwood has returned to Cleveland after a pleas ant visit with her parents or. And mrs. Dan Maranda. J. W. Myers of Highland township was in City thursday. He says he has 25 acres of Corn that has been a Laid the Corn is Over six feet High and is Masseling. Hon. F. B. Dewitt disposed of his residence property on Williams Street tuesday to John c. Baker and expects to move his family to Michigan in Paulding Democrat. A team hitched to a Binder at the Home of Geo. Brinkman seven Miles South West of the City ran away wednesday and made a wreck of the machine. We. Rossland of this City was called o put the pieces together. G. K. Otis met with a fall monday afternoon that resulted in the cracking of a rib and a number of minor bruises. He was out on his farm and went the haul up a Load of Wood. Driving Over a log he was thrown out of the Wagon and received the injuries news. Mrs. Peter Minsel who has been the guest of or. And mrs. Adam Minsel for the past three weeks left thursday for Toledo where she will join her husband. They will then take a trip up the lakes. The local democratic press gave place to two letters the other Day that were submitted As something bearing upon the Hoard of health Case in this City. They were from or. Probst of he state Board of health and attorney general j. M. Sheets. The daily express published the Etters and pointed out that they lad no bearing on the Defiance Case at All. We also stated that he Board of health in question was created nearly a year before the new code went into effect. Or. Probst must have known that and yet in his anxiety to throw bouquets to the late or As it is called the old Board of health asked for an opinion touching a Case under tile new code and attempted to Palm it off As something relating to the City of Defiance. We have a letter from attorney general j. M. Sheets which we ask our readers to consider carefully co Damhus july 9,1903. Hon. F. L. Hay Defiance o. Or. Dear or. Hay a yours of july 6th at hand. I am very glad to receive a letter from you to the effect that or. Probst proposes to submit the Lioard of health question to me. I volunteered an opinion to him immediately after this controversy arose but he volunteered to pay no attention to it. I assure you if he now submits the matter to me i will give him the same opinion that i did before that is the Council have a perfect right to repeal ordinances establishing a Board of health Aud when new ordinances Are enacted and the new Board of health established and members appointed it is the new Board that he must recognize and not the old Board. I have no recollection of the opinion referred to indy our letter it must have been prepared by some one else in my office. Very truly yours j. M. Sheets the position taken by or sheets in the above letter is the same he took when he was asked for an opinion upon the right of the Council to repeal the Ordi Nance under which the old Board of health was organized. He holds now As he has held All the time that the Board of health created under the ordinance adopted july 9. 1902, is the Legal Board of health and the one that the state Board o health ought to recognize. And still in the face of All that or. Probst apparently upon the face of the returns would use general sheets in an Effort to de Gorman Mangas of Toledo who is visiting Here is Down with the mumps. Mrs. G. A. Armbruster has favored the express with a handsome Boquet of Flowers. We. Ernsberger and John to cock Are sinking Wells just Over the Border in Paulding county. Judge w. H. Hubbard on saturday appointed John Berger receiver of the fish Maxwell amp Miller co., of Hicksville. Mrs. Eva Mckay knew has returned to her Home in Toronto Canada after a pleasant vist in this City and North Richland township. First lieutenant Frank h Kreagloh of the Bryan company in the sixth regiment has resigned his commission because of business duties. Or and mrs. W. Holgate will leave thursday for Asheville n. A to spend the rest of the summer with mrs. Holgate a brother Paul Mettler. The effects of the umbrella mender. Who was recently killed at Hicksville have been brought to this City and will be deposited with judge Tellis t. Shaw. Or. And mrs. Chas. Mcbride and children returned to their Home in Toledo monday morning they have been visiting at the Home of John Wisler for several weeks. The county commissioners Are having much trouble in securing teams. They have several Bridges to build and much crushed Stone to be hauled but they cannot get the teams. Billie Conroy of North Defiance a former apprentice in the office of the daily express narrowly escaped drowning in the Maumee River near the Widmer ice House sunday. He was taken with cramps Blit was pulled out before he Sank for the last time. Rev. B. W. Slagle has a copy of the Excelsior of May 15,1861. This is a Small paper that was printed in this City by Thacker Pierce amp Marcellus. The paper is one that had been preserved by mrs. Brown who makes her Home with her daughter mrs. J. L. Scott. It is quite a curiosity. New Industry for Defiance a Deal made for the Purchase of the Lin Tinicum Schlosser co. Factory an important Deal was closed out in this City saturday whereby Harris amp Cameron agents of the Pawtucket institution of savings of Pawtucket it. I., turned Over to a. Getz of Salem the Linthicum Schlosser co. Factory in West Defiance. Or. Getz in the Deal represented the Holdeman Crossley machine jo., manufacturers of Blacksmith tools Power drills butchers supplies feed and ens Ilage cutters and Corn huskers. The principals in this company were formerly identified with a similar institution in Success us operation in the town of Salem and Are All practical men. Persons. The fact that these men came to Defiance without solicitation and purchased the Plant without asking assistance would demonstrate that manufacturers Are beginning to look upon Defiance As the coming manufacturing Center of the Northwest and As an available Point from which to reach the Trade of the Central West. The Holdeman Crossley machine co. Is an incorporation. The founders of the company have some Stock that has not yet been placed and while they will not have any trouble in placing it outside of the City they deem it politic to have some will of when Karl Heerdegen got they have picked upon deft of our people interested with the Ance As a proper location geographically speaking for an Industry of this kind and being Able to secure a Plant that would meet their demands in every Way will be Able to put the w works in operation within the next 30 or 60 Days. We have in the last few years had two institutions come to us notably the Diamond Glass co. And the american steel package co. That Are giving employment to a Large number of men. The latest Industry expects when in j thing for Defiance and a Safe operation to employ 75 to too i vestment. Enterprise if possible and therefore offer them the port Unity. The future of Defiance is dependent largely upon this class of factories. The Era of woodworking plants is closing and if there is to be any Progress or advancement of the City there must be a change. The Iron masters Are pointing the Way and the people ought to help along the work. We believe this latest Industry will be a Good in Lemuel Hoadley of Adams township still remains in a very critical condition. Mrs. Hoadley is also seriously ill. Miss Gusta Higgins and guest. Miss Bertha Peck have returned from Paulding where they have visited since the fourth. Philip Young of North Richland was in the City saturday evening and still leans to democracy. He says he has a promising crop of roosters this season and that they Are not crossed with the mud Hen Breed. Loving cup from Maumee tribe Beautiful offering comes to the messes Kettenring. Up Friday at his Home on Washington Street and went out into the Ard he found the family cat making a meal on a Pigeon. Or. Heerdegen examined the Bird and found that it was a Carrier Pigeon. Ile took from one leg a band that was marked As follows �?o5, h. A e., 1902.�?� the dime social Given at the country Home of or. And mrs. Burke about two Miles East of this City thursday evening Wasa Rand Success. The people made the trip out in rigs and buses. Ice Cream cake and Coffee were served throughout the evening by several Little girls. Lemonade was also served. The ladies took in a Nice sum. The divorce Case of Jessie m. Fickle is. I. W. Fickle of Farmer township was tried before judge Tellis t. Shaw monday. The alleged grounds upon w hich the suit is brought is Gross neglect of duty and extreme cruelty. Both parties to the suit Are Well known in Farmer township. The number of witnesses in the Case was so great that judge Shaw had to move into the regular court room this morning. Kil Litts amp Openlander appear for chive the people upon a matter i plaintiff and w inn amp Hay for of the most importance to them the defendant. On june 6, 1903, the messes. W. A., it. P. And c. H. Ketten ring entertained the members of the Maumee tribe charter members of Zenobia Temple a. A. O. N. M. S., of Toledo and local members of the shrine at their Beautiful Home in this City. That was a notable affair and those who had the pleasure of attending w ill never forget the Royal manner in which they were cared for. Some Days ago w. A. Ketten ring received a package from Chicago 111., which recalled the late reunion and demonstrated in a Happy manner the fact that the Maumee tribe had not forgotten the messes. Kettenring. The package contained a Large solid Sterling Silver Loving cup beautifully engraved and adorned with three handles. On each of these handles was engraved in the following order the names will bans and Charles. There were three inscriptions on the Side of the cup. The first was a Beautiful Monogram three the second was As follows a in memory of one night june 6, 1903, which they made from fourteen to forty shades lighter in their Defiance Home and elsewhere for a number of their fellow members of Maumee tribe Freecorn has bought the Thomas residence at the Corner of Holgate Avenue and Warren streets. He paid $1500 for the place. Or. And mrs. W. A. Ketten ring and ii. P. And c. H. Ketten ring spent sunday in Toledo making the run Down in their automobile. A second Ward citizen has a novel plan of quarantining cats. He does it with his Rifle. When the quarantine is closed the cats Are ready to go on ice. Geo. Koburger of Sherwood was in the City monday. He says the carnival at that place last week was a Success and that the show people did a Good business. Mrs. G. A. Armbruster plucked fifty bouquets of Flowers at her Home on Ottawa Pike last week. They were not the tiny nosegay but a Liberal handful in each Boquet. Orville Krotz will go to the new Craig biscuit co., at it. Wayne ind., about the Middle of August. There Are Many applicants for his place in the Defiance grocery co. The be i Lei Chautauqua Island Park. The founders of Zenobia tem the Emblem of the order is under that inscription. The third inscription is As follows a members of the Maumee tribe w. W. Ainsworth de l. Barber a. U. Betts Carl s. Breckinridge Clifford Buxton r. W. Clarke w. J. Clark Deardorf w. M. Denman James Hodge Moulton Houk f. G. Jaquet c. H. Kettenring r. P. Ket ten ring w. A. Kettenring j. A. Lathrop j. M. Longnecker Guy g. Major l. G. Parker m. Robison m. 5. Sargent L. Southworth j. A. Stipp c. E. Sutton b. F. Wade c. T. Wight. The messes. Kettenring Are de j july 30th to August 9, 1903. Lighted with the gift that has come to them and have mounted it upon a Fine Pedestal at their Home where it will be jealously guarded and Ever cherished As the offering of some of the Best Fellows on Earth. Or. Geo. A. Ensign craftsman at the Defiance machine works has photographed the Loving cup and a picture will be sent to All the guests of the re Union of june 6, 1903, that they May see for themselves the Beautiful offering. The boys a who hold on know about How matters of this kind ought to be settled. Nature s own this Beautiful resort offers every attraction to those seeking rest recreation. Instruction entertain a ment anti Devotion. Superior Talent. Boating bathing anti fishing. Electric i eights. Good buildings and ample grounds. A cars or boat from City to Island 5 cents. Telephone or Telegraph. Daily papers Tennis Golf grounds base Ball and athletic Park. Steamer exclusion. Reached by Wabash or . R. R. Inter denominational Bible conference addressed by the worlds greatest preachers. Expenses reasonable. Park hotel is. On per. Day. Single meals 28c. Hotel Crosby $2. Of per Day. Cunningham hotel saw. Tents for entire time 2.00. 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 Melle synolds Defiance Ohio

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