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Defiance Weekly Express (Newspaper) - July 30, 1903, Defiance, Ohio Paris Green and hellebore 25c. La. Woodwards drug store Crew so poultry powders saves the Little clucks and makes the big ones Lay eggs 25 cents a the meal pharmacy Weisenburger amp Emery props everybody will Wear specks some Day present statistics that there is a wonder Fol increase in the Nam. Ber of people who depend on glasses for Good vision. Take enlightened Boston a the Hub a for instance there Are More people wearing specs there than in any other City of its size. Where learning and Progress Are you will find the most people wearing glasses. Are you going to stay behind till Yon have to have them and Hyoe find you have waited to Long that some Small trouble has gone on till classes won t remedy it if you done to need pm we Tell Yingling a jeweler optician or. And mrs. Fred Brown have a baby boy at their Home. Mrs. E. L. Whetstone of Harrison Street has typhoid fever. The misses Ruth reason Maud cookie and Besse Woodward Are visiting at by Van. Conj the m issues Angela Vocke of Napoleon and Tissie billiard of Toledo Are the guests of mrs. Vandenbroek. S. Bowen has moved his family Here from St. Joe ind. 4/ they will live in the Hopple House on Jefferson Street. A marriage License was issued tuesday to Clyde j. Nelson aged 21 years of Hicksville and Katie Ewers to of Washington township. Miss Florence Rudolph Deputy county clerk will leave in a few Days for Bowling Green where she will enter the Law office of Troup amp Truesdale. Rev. E. M. Engers and family left for Clinton monday evening where they will visit for two weeks he is pastor of the English lutheran Church of this City. The county commissioners have granted a franchise for the it. Wayne amp northeastern electric railway to pass through Hicksville township to Bryan. This is the connecting line Between Wauseon and it. Wayne. A letter from Germany says that s. Dischinger of this City who is visiting in that country Prator girl was arrested again tuesday. With his daughter Mary is up with rheumatism and is Able to be out of the House Dischinger suffered an attack Laid not or. Of to rheumatism on a former visit Europe. John Beal an employee of the Defiance machine works had the ends of three of the fingers of the left hand clipped off by a Buzz saw tuesday. He was taken to the office of or. W. S. Powell where the wounds were dressed. The Accident will put John out of business for some Days. Mrs. Gee. Hopkins was surprised saturday evening july the 25th, that being her 40th birthday. She was presented with a handsome parlor lamp and picture. There were thirty five of her neighbors and friends present. A Nice g of clock dinner was served with ice Cream. Members of the g. A. R., Spanish american soldiers Vav. C., and s. Of v. Are invited to attend the lecture of Gen. O. Howard on National Day aug. 7th, at the Chautauqua. Bishop Post will meet at its Hall at 9 of clock that morning and March to Island Park and invite the other associations to join it. Col. T. Hobart of the old a. L. Its m. Bv., was in the City tuesday to meet a party of gentlemen who will travel Over the Road to study the commercial features of the line alone. It is the purpose to Complete line to West Mansfield this fall and the Money for that purpose has already been voted. The owners of the Road have much to contend with and North and South competing lines Are Especial antagonistic but there does not appear to be any doubt but what the Road will be extended on to Columbus and ultimately to Lake Michigan from this City. Cora Prator coloured of North Defiance was arrested Here tuesday by United states marshal b. Wagner and was taken to Toledo Over the Wabash at 12 59 p. In. Her arrest it is stated was the result of a recent investigation by u. S. Post office inspector w. T. Fletcher of Cincinnati. It is said the girl was arrested on the charge of sending obscene matter through the mails. She will be taken before the United states commissioner in Toledo and it is thought will be first examined As to her sanity and if found to be sane will have to stand trial. It appears that the girl has written Many letters to the department of such a character that the u. S. Officials doubted the sanity of the writer. Inspector Fletcher visited the Prator Home in North Defiance tuesday morning and discussed the matter the girl had been writing about and then invited her to come Over to the City with him. When they reached the court House United states marshal Wagner stepped out and placed the girl under arrest and she was at once taken to the county jail. The assault recently made on postmaster c. Thompson by i lie Prator girl has no connection with arrest tuesday which would have occurred even if she had not met the postmaster. Her present trouble it is stated in a Semi official Way is due altogether to the indiscreet letters she has written. Mrs. Mary Deindoerfer is on the sick list. Mabel Eiser has returned from it. Wayne. Rev. Theodore Straus has been visiting l. Spengler Groweg a balers Are now at work putting up Straw. Otto Spindler of Napoleon is visiting l. Spengler this week. Dias. Green of Fayette a former employee of n. G. Cunningham is visiting in the City. Mnason Adams and wife of Hancock county Are the guests of his brother Jacob Adams in Highland township. Tace Steamer Goldie will arrive Here this evening and make half hourly trips to Island Park during the Chautauqua. Don Abel has purchased a Fin four gaited Saddle Mare Thor Boston stored Bruiy great reduction in summer not Asb goods. Special lots at 5c and 10c 25 per cent off on All parasols. Underwear gloves and mitts Quality for the least Money. Per Yard. Hosiery the Best Horn. Nursery Stock o ugh bred. The horse is three years old and sorrel in color. Or. And mrs. T. Jacks left for Lebanon ind., tuesday where they will make a Short visit before they return to Ashland Vav is. Rev. Fred Slagle of Milwaukee wis., will arrive in the City today to spend a Short vacation with his parents Rev. And mrs. B. W. Slagle. Hurt founder Many a leg bruised and lacerated. Is visiting m iss Esther Geiger in Bryan. Clara Krotz has gone to Toledo to visit. Miss Besse Reynolds is attending the carnival at Bryan. A. Getz has returned to the City after a business trip to the Eastern part of the state. Will Tittle son of James Tittle the Nort Side grocer is very sick at his Home on West High Street. Or. I. A. Long was called to his Home in Graham s. C., tuesday by the serious illness of his son. Miss Josephine Woodward left for Bryan today where she will visit. She was accompanied As far As Sherwood by her sister miss Besse and miss Hannah la atry. A. W. King amp son will the next thirty Days sell All men s and boys suits at Cost. If you want to save Money buy your clothing of a. W. King amp son Defiance Ohio. P. Wynn has sold his business in Jersey City n. J., and has moved hism household goods to this City. His driving horse a very Fine animal has just been received Over the Wabash in charge of a Darky boy. Or. Wynn has not determined where he will Settle. Jacob Barnhart who is employed in the foundry at tile Defiance machine works was quite badly Hurt this morning. While Home grown True to name adopted to this climate pick it out in the morning and Plant it in the afternoon there Are a Good Many advantages by patronizing your Home Nursery. Prices lower than any Jober or agent Ca make on first class Stock. Great care is exercised in raising Only the very Best varieties of Trees shrubs Evergreen roses clematis Etc. The Stock this year is the largest we Ever had. You Are invited to look through the Nursery Christ Winterich South Jefferson Street Defiance Ohio i banking by mail. Wells methinks Send $ q ing us accounts from out of town. Perhaps its the 4 per cent on time q a deposits. In a a o a o a c. Daoust cashier. Runaway on Clinton Street tuesday morning death mrs. Senia Richter of Lodi died at the Maplewood Hospital main Street this City at 11 30 p. In. Tuesday aged 55 years. The remains were taken to the Home of l. Britton 108 Seneca Street from which place the funeral will occur thursday afternoon at 3 p. Rn., Rev. Rhodes officiating. The remains will be interred in Riverside cemetery. The deceased was a sister of e. P. Rhodes of main Street. A son is Here to attend the funeral. The deceased was operated upon some Days ago at the Hospital and while she rallied from the operation her age was against her recovery. the big clothing and shoe store of j. Vandenbroek will open the greatest clothing and Sale Ever heard of in Defiance and the people All know that this store never advertises a going out of business Sale or such but a strictly August clearance Sale to make room for fall Stock and everything advertised will be sold at less than manufacturers Price. See hand Bill for full description. Bale begins August 1st, thirty Days. Saturday and lasts fiftieth anniversary several rigs smashed but luckily no one was Hurt in mix up. There was a runaway on Clinton Street tuesday morning that while it resulted in wrecking two rigs ended luckily in this that no one was Hurt. Geo. W. Watkins double Rig was on the Way to the Home of Abram Bason in Tiffin township about 9 a. Rn., being in charge of Benny Rinehart a Nephew of or. Watkins. The other occupants of the Carriage were mrs. Emmett Slough and daughter of this City and the misses Anna and Mary Molder of Hunting Toh ind. When the Rig had reached the Maumee River Bridge the horses became frightened at Frank mile re a automobile and Iii the performance of his regular duties a saw Frame fell strik j turned on the Bridge. Iii the ing him on the left leg. His ankle and knee were bruised and the calf of the leg lacerated by a Chaplet a % Inch steel Rod that had been run through the Frame to hold the cores in place. It was thought that this Rod had passed entirely through the leg but or. G. A. Huffman who cared for or. Barnhart says the wound is not deep. He does not consider the Many a injuries serious. The Case of Cora Prator turn the neck Yoke was broken and the Tongue dropped to the Street and the horses started to run. When they reached the Corner of second and Clinton streets mrs. Slough pulled on the a a near line and that turned the horses into some rigs in front of l. Hatry a store. Two Hind wheels were wrecked on the Surrey of g. W. Gipe of mud Creek and the Hind wheels on Geo. Weber a buggy were also demolished. One of the horses fell Down at this Point and its Knees were badly skinned. Bystanders then came to the Rescue and the occupants of the Watkins Carriage were relieved fro la their unpleasant position. The affair caused a great Deal of excitement on the streets and those who witnessed the runaway Felt easier when they Learned that no one was Hurt. The evangelical lutheran St. Stephens congregation on the South Ridge will on the second Day of August celebrate its fiftieth anniversary. Rev. Karl Span Nuth of Defiance will preach in the Forenoon at to of clock Rev. A. Detzer sr., founder of the congregation and Rev. H. Rottman will speak in the afternoon while the undersigned will read the history of the congregation. In the evening Rev. H. Bentrup of Holgate will preach in the English language. Meals will be served at to cents a person ice Cream and other refreshments May be had near the Church at to cents. Free Hay will be furnished for the horses. Every Friend of the congregation is most cordially invited to attend. H. Diemer pastor. Cora Prator who was arrested Here tuesday by u. S. Marshal Wagner had a hearing before ii. S. Commissioner Brough in Toledo Iii the afternoon and was arraigned for further hearing at 10 30 a. In. Thursday. Bond was fixed at $300. North Defiance boy met with Accident was shot in knee and lip with a 22-Call-Bre target gun tuesday. Attend the big july Sale at Harley amp Whitaker a bargain House. You will save Money if you do. I lot menus 50c working shirts 33c. I lot menus Black 50c overalls 330. The Banner Snake Story the Banner Snake Story for the season comes from Duke Angel. He claims that while mowing a certain Lawn in this City he encountered a huge Blacksnake and finally chopped his head off with his scythe. Duke says it measured 12 feet from tip to tip. The Snake and the Napoleon owl deserve a place in a museum. Home from the East. Robert Dauster of North Defiance was mixed up with a Rifle tuesday evening and though he was shot in two places he still lives to Tell the tale and is not badly Hurt. The boy who is aged about 14 years old is employed in driving the delivery Wagon at bakery a meat Market. Among his other duties is the feeding of hogs at the Slaughter House on West High Street. Tuesday evening he drove to his Home in North Defiance and despite the protests of his Mother secured his target Rifle and left for the Slaughter House which place was reached about 6 30 p. In. He was accompanied by Roy lower. At the Slaughter House both boys stood up in the Wagon and then the unexpected happened. The boys claim that the gun fell and struck the dash Board and was cocked and then went to the ground and was kicked by the horse and went off. Dauster knew he was shot and he also knew that he was not killed and at once started to Hunt a doctor and landed finally in the office of or. G. W. Huffman on Clinton Street. The doctor found that the Bullet had struck Dauster in the right leg Cut a Gash about two inches Long to the Kneecap and then entered the boys lower right lip. It knocked out two lower Teeth and one from the upper jaw but did not fracture any Bones. The boy spit the Bullet a 22-calibre, ouf Kjof his Mouth with the Teeth. It was providential that he was not killed. Young lower who was in the Wagon with master Dauster. Started to jump just As the i fell and was in the air when it was discharged. He insisted that the Bullet from the gun grazed his big toe and was close enough to Hurt. Dauster a injuries Are not serious but his friends ought to take his gun away from him in. Til he Ages a Little. Church notice. St. Johns reformed Church Cor. Fourth and Washington sts., Rev f. E. Lahr pastor. Divine services next sunday aug. 2, As follows sunday school at 9 a. In. German Sermon at to a. In. Sunday school at Zions reformed Church of Sherwood at 2 of clock. German Sermon at 2 30 p. In. All cordially invited. Are pc. 4 24 -4 2& Clinton Street. Chi. Joi services commemorative of Pope Leo Xiii. Solemn requiem High mass held in St. Johns Catholic Church. Pomona Grange Defiance county Pomona Grange will meet with Washington sub ornate Grange aug. 13, 1903, at Ney. Forenoon session called to order at to a. In. Afternoon 1 30 p. In. All fourth degree members Are cordially invited. W. Stone. Wanted. Good girl to do Call at Geiger a office Street. Housework. On Perry it w advertised letters the following letters remain uncalled for in the Post office at Defiance Ohio for the week ending july 28, 1903. Gentlemen Jerome Beltona j t Chism Elex Gibson will Harvey m j Lloyd j Mccold sick Lewis Koirat Sher Shineldecker w h Wagner b w Yager. Ladies mrs. Ray Long mrs. Ida Lamb mrs. Bert Scott mrs. Geo Wilson. If not called for within 14 Days these letters will be sent to the dead letter office As prescribed by Law. In calling or same please say a advertised a and give Date of list. Thompson postmaster. In accordance with an order issued by Bishop Hortsmann on sunday requiem mass was celebrated in the Catholic churches Here today commemorative of Leo Xiii in St. Mary a Church requiem mass was celebrated by the pastor Rev. F. B. Doherty at 9 a. In. Sister Benedicta a sister of Rev. Doherty presided at the Organ. In St. Johns Church services began at 9 a. In. Previously All the societies of the Church assembled in St. Johns Hall and marched to the Church in the following order St. Aloysius Young menus society. Young ladies modality St. Bonifacious society and Christian mothers society. The services began at 9 a. In. By singing of the office of the dead a the Matin Nocturne Laudes a the male members of the choir and clergy alternating then followed solemn requiem High mass with Rev. Gloden As celebrant Rev. G. A. Forst of Antwerp Deacon St. Theo. Julius Kitter sub Deacon and St. Theo. Albert Vandenbush master of ceremonies. The music was by St. Johns choir and elder pupils of St. John s school. The Church was specially draped and decorated. A cat Falque was in the Sanctuary on raised platform on which was displayed the boat of arms of Leo draped in papal colors and stors and stripes. N the cat Falque was a Tiara or triple Crown. The Church was decorated with Palms and plants from Rev. Glodenis gardens. The following Are adopted by St. Society at a recent that body resolutions Bonifacius meeting of see us for Grain bags no Advance in Price Here. Cheap that we have closed july and August. Goods sold so the books during it pays to Trade at Harley amp Whitaker slow Sellers of everything. Or. And mrs. J do Aust returned Home last evening after a visit of two weeks in the East during which time they visited Philadelphia Atlantic City new York City and Buffalo n. Y. They were in Atlantic City eight Days where or. A Ousec attended the annual meeting of the Senate of the National Union. Charley was in the surf every Day he was in the City and has the richest sunburn on the top of his head that a Man Ever went up against. He reports a delightful trip. Tamimi such As knives Forks spoons we have the largest assortment and All the new goods. Prices very Low and Quality guaranteed. Special Low prices on watches. We do repairing right. Mollen cups leading jeweler and optician i solutions on july 20th, 1903, Pope Leo Xiii was called to it is eternal re. Ward after an illustrious reign of Over a Quarter of a Century. By Ith All Christendom Yea with the whole world we received Tho Mournful tidings with borrowings hearts because Leo Xiii was not Only a great Pope for the whole Church but because he was a special Friend and promoter of Catholic societies. Annually at the meetings of the d. In. Central herein the holy father has sent his apostolic blessings to this federation of which our St. Bonifacius society of Defiance is a part. Therefore be it resolved by the St. Bonifacius society of Defiance Ohio that our Banner be draped in mourning and be placed in the Church for a period of thirty Days and be it further resolved that we take part in a body in the memorial services on tuesday morning in St. Johns Church. We will especially remember him in our prayers and unite our supplications with those of the whole Christendom that his supreme master my soon admit him to his eternal Reward. These resolutions shall by published in the a Stimmer apr Wahrheit a Catholic universe and the local papers and shall be entered upon the minutes of this society. M. Preisendorfe m. Walz Christ Diehl committee. Mrs. Samuel Hughes one Day Zachrich one Day last week last week mrs. Della Bowman and miss Jennie Dickman visited mrs. A. Peck thursday Henry Marsha use and wife spent sunday with his Emma Wahl called on mrs. Henry Gottleib Wahl and family drove to Paulding . John l. Jones and mrs. John b. Jones and son spent sunday with their parents or. And mrs. A. Scott. Skunk town miss Zola Hughes spent Friday with her aunt mrs. A. Peck. Gottleib Wahl and daughter Katie helped Christ Demland stack Grain one Day last week. Munro Peck wife and children spent sunday with Bis brother a. Peck mrs. Rebecca Myers spent sunday with mrs. A. Scott Bazil Moore wife and daughter Gertrude visited Charley Eding and family monday. Mrs. A Peck and Flo Scott drove to new Bavaria tuesday. Charley Marsha use and Mother took supper with Henry Mars House Friday evening Mamie and Ollie Moore called on Leona Weisz sunday miss Emma Wahl drove to Ayersville Friday miss Minnie we Ahl is working for Geo. Brinkman of Paulding miss Flo Scott and Mother drove to Defiance thursday. Miss Ethel Peck visited Ber aunt a to Irenr Cheney cel Godfrey lumber dealers practically All the lumber now used in barns and houses comes from a distance. We Are carefully to get it where they Are careful in the cutting of it a making the boards full length that is called for. The freight makes the lumber Cost More than it did some years we Are watching the Quality that it is better too. The freight is no More on the better. A poor article is the More expensive even though the Price per thousand feet is less. Cheney cel Godfrey

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