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Defiance Weekly Express (Newspaper) - June 4, 1903, Defiance, Ohio F j Defiance Isa City of the econi>-grade�>p0f>ui.ation �10,000 growing rapidly situated at the Confluence of the a Glaize and Maumee i Rivers. The heart of the great Maumee Valley vol. , Ohio thursday june 4, 1903. No. 26 memorial Day observed saturday Northeast storm a interfered with the Parade memorial Day opened with a heavy cold Northeast pen in that brought with it a cold rain by i p. Rn., but the Day was never the less observed in a most solemn manner. At 9 a. In. The committees a by prof. Canfield. The meeting was called by Comrade l. E. Beardsley and opened with the a Star spangled the invocation was by Rev. S. L. Roberts. The choir then pointed to decorate the Graves. Sang a the new memorial at Riverside cemetery headed by Hon. J. P. Cameron mayor of the Defiance military band sons the City was next introduced shrines lilt Toledo. Zenobia Temple of the Mystic shrine at Toledo conferred degrees on a class of 34 candidates thursday. The exercises were conducted at Zenobia Hall and after Days social enjoyment ended with a banquet at 9. P. In. J. M. Longnecker of Delta was the presiding officer in charge of the ritualistic work. Those present from this City were Chas. Hoffman r. T. Whitaker c. E. Chenevert r. P. Kitten re Jas. H. Kettenring we Kirt by jr., h. B. Tenzer de Hoffman Geo. A. , Peter ret tearing r. W. Whitman w. C. Of veterans and veterans of the Spanish american a members of g. A. R. And la. V. In left memorial Hall to perform that duty. Hundreds of people visited the cemetery in Advance of the committees and the beautifully kept cemetery was spangled with Flowers that had Beer left by Loving hands on the Graves of their dead. The column moved to the new part where after a Dirge by the band a Salute by Hie guard of Honor in charge of Captain j. M. Weismantel and taps by bugler Tom Squire the ladies of the w. R. C. Decorated the Graves of the soldiers. The column then moved to the old cemetery there a like service was performed a ter which the procession returned to memorial Hall and was there disbanded. By i p. In. A cold Northeast rain had set in but the column was formed and made the March outlined in the program. Only a few of the school children who had turned out n Force took part in the Parade. The veterans however were in line and there was also a big turn out of firemen. After the usually ceremonies at the soldiers Monument near the Central school building the column moved Back to the citizens opera House where memorial services were held. The stage was beautifully decorated and beside the speakers of the Day was occupied by a and delivered the address of Welcome. He words were Well Hosen and his line of thought most pleas my to the veterans. The memorable address by Lin Chi at the dedication of the Battle Field of Gettysburg was read by k. T. Haymaker in splendid manner. The choir Fomo wed with a song a blessed is the nation whose god is the lord. Rev. W. 8. Gulp pastor of the m. E. Church at Ayersville was next introduced and delivered the address. It was a magnificent oration one of the most scholarly that has Ever been delivered in the City and ca1 led out Many warm words of Praise. After a song by the Choby a cover their Graves with Flowers Rev. Klink of the Defiance College was introduced and delivered a magnificent address. It was a forceful masterly address and Well received by the Large audience. The next number on the program was a Dumbell Drill by a class from miss hide Duuna a room. The Little folks did splendid work and responded to ii a encore. The audience then Sang a a american and was dismissed with the Benediction by Rev. F. Let. Doherty of St. Mary a cathode Chuichu the exe icis s throughout were very Fine and reflected much credit upon those in Eha be. J. Vav. S. Palmer was Marsha of the Dav and was assisted by choir from the Public s3hools, led Captain Carl Schultz. Mrs. Joh Shoub who has been visiting Here has returned to Fostoria. Fred Miller expects to move into his new Home on Clinton Street about july i. Miss Henry Kirsch nor has returned to her Home Iii Fremont after a two we is visit Here. The Little daughter of Elmer Partee on Rural route one celebrated memorial Day by decking the grave of a pet rooster. Art Herd Egen who is employed in the lumber company of the . North Carolina has just sent Home a Box of Spanish Moss that is quite a curiosity Here. Art likes it first rate in the pm Woods and is getting along in Fine shape. He has a splendid Chance w Itu the company in the South and will no doubt make Good. It Isa g. Holgate c. J. Vav. H. Mcclint Vajk i Kehnast. The five named in the 1st Holgate it. Thompson and we a. Person last tracked the hot Sand of the desert during the Aff ii noon and evening. The most of the party returned Home saturday. A roster of Defiance postmasters Geo. W. Deatrick holds the pole for the longest term. Of you May sing canard nothing in Story of 1894 Dollar. John e. Sheffield of Noble township left for Toledo sunday where he will enter the dental office of his brother or. Langdon Sheffield. The misses Mabel Switzer and Mabel Evans who have bean visiting miss mldred Haymaker at Ann Arbor mich., University have returned Home. Jacob Brubaker received a cablegram from Chesbrough France sunday that announced the Safe an Ive i at that port of or. And mrs. Frank Werth i Lei. John w. Dalldorf left monday for Elizabethtown where he assumes the position of chef of the dears head inn hotel. This is or. Dally Oife a seventeen season the fire department was called to the Home of Joseph Wolf on Harrison Street late sunday afternoon but the Blaze which w As in the roof of the House was put out by the neighbors before the fire boys could get there. Mrs. C. G. Johnson Nee Fannie Switzer who has been visiting at the Home of her parents at Sherwood came Here saturday noon and was the guest of Geo. Kirk and family returning to her Home in Toledo saturday evening. The new furniture which is being set up in the court room is very handsome and is the one thing needed to set off that beautifully decorated room. The judge s Bench is especially handsome. The furniture is being set up by Chas. Smith. Postmaster Thompson furnishes the express with the following roster of postmasters for Defiance. The first one was appointed Iii 1821, 82 years ago. The postmaster who served the longest period of time was Geo. Vav. Deatrick. He served eleven years one month and ten Days. He was appointed three consecutive times but resigned one year of his last term to Pei Mit John m. Hengstler to become postmaster on account of a Sale of fixtures. The present Post office fixtures were purchased by or. Deatrick at a Cost of some �2000 in 1883, and sold to John m. Hengstler Quot his successor. Johh Storck the present assistant postmaster was first appointed As general Utility clerk by Francis Brooks Iii february 1872, and served under Brooks from that time including full terms of Deatrick Hengstler and Squire. He was out of Servi e under or. Weigerding 3 ver y and 5 months. June i 1898, i e was appointed by postmaster Thompson for the first time As assistant postmaster a title i e never before held and has sin e filed the position with Erec t and efficiency. Or. Storck hrs served All told in the Defiance Post office a period of 28 years and one month. Postmasters Date of appointment t. S May i1 a Isaac Hull or. 22 sept. It Benjamin june js2i> Joseph hull.18 Jan. I it Foreman evans.12 ,3>j Jonas colby.2 october i. Sereno lyman.0 july i Orlando March i. -2 s. S. Ase.18 Quot we. Richards .5 october it ii. C. Bowton.20 june i i we. May cd win. E. Enos.15 october j c. W. Evans.2o March i i Joseph it ilston.4 a grist i a it Francis Brooks. .20 february i i goo. W. Deatrick.20 february i i John m. april i Quot it c. B. Squire.19 april i Peter weigerding.29 March. 1> i c. J. May i k Gray hair a i have used Ayers hair vigor for Over thirty years. It has kept my Scalp free from Dandruff and has prevented my hair from turning a mrs. F. A. Soule Billings Mont. There is this Peculiar thing about Ayers hair Vigoro it is a hair food not a Dye. Your hair does not suddenly turn Black look dead and lifeless. But gradually the old color comes Back a All the Rich dark color it used to have. The hair stops falling too. $1.00 a bottle. All druggists. If your druggist cannot Supply you Send us Ono Dollar and we will express you a bottle. Be sure and give the name of your nearest express office. Address j. C. Aiger co., Lowell Mast. Some of the newspapers of the s Section of the state have been giving place to the canard that people who have Silver Doffis minted Iii 1894, would get a free ride to the St. Lou s exposition. Later it was stated that the Dollar most Bear the magic letter Thos. Gorman messenger of the merchants National Bank concluded that he would investigate this Story and w vote to Edward Hooker Secretary of the press amp publicity committee of the St. Louis exposition. Or. Gorman is just in receipt of a letter from or. Hooker in which that gentlemen states there is not Fang in the a Dollar of 1894 Story a a that it is a canard pure and simple. Those who have been paying premiums for these dollars Oil the strength of the published Story should de a deceived. Baby a bowels Are delicate and no drastic purgative should Ever be Given. Neither should a Mother give he child any concoction containing opiates. If necessary to assist nature to move the Little we one s bowels give it one Quarter teaspoonful meeting of Board review the Board of review for this City met in the auditors office monday at to a. Rn., for organization. The members Are Vav. In Mcclintock j. A. Evans and Vav. C. Burke the former being elected president. The clerk of the Board is the auditor Vav. A. Snider. After organizing the Board adjourned until i p. Rn., Friday june 5. My a the show was alright Pawnee Yipu gave a Fine show Here monday aft a Moon despite the fierce Northeast rain storm there was a big crowd in attendance and while it was disagreeable for the spectators there were Only two numbers on the program that were Cut out. In the evening the crowd was so Small and the grounds were so looked that the performers had a hard time carrying out even a Dart of the program. The show got away at an Early Lour this morning and is at a Jash ind., today. County line Adam Mars House has a new rubber tire buggy Minnie and ally Frank visited Katie and Ydia Frank Eckrosh has bought a new sur by miss Minnie and Katie Krank and Emma Foss visited Dora Demland sunday evening Peter Baker has painted his Louse a new color Ana or s taken off the shutter s i Heuble Boley and family v sited five i Boff and Amily sunday George Harmon and wife passed through our streets sunday. Passion play presented. Of Roy Mallett has concluded to open a dental office in Portsmouth and is in Cincinnati now buying Bis fixtures. He graduated from the Cincinnati College of dental surgery some weeks ago. Or. Caldwell syrup pepsin pleasant to the taste a contains nothing which can harm the most delicate organism. Physicians will testify to the truth of this statement. See Page 21 of our Book of write for it today. Mra Alite Jackson of Fanner City. Ii writes a a my seven months old baby was troubled a great Deal with his stomach and bowels t had tried numerous remedies with no Good results until the baby lost much flesh and was in poor health. A Friend recommended Caldwell a syrup pepsin. I procured a 50o bottle at the drug store and gave the contents to the baby according to directions after which there was a decided improvement in his condition. Have been giving him syrup pepsin for about a month with very satisfactory results his stomach and bowels being in Good healthy condition and his former weight your Money Book of h done to Benefit von pepsin syrup 60.p Monticello Iii. For Sale by the Ideal pharmacy 325 Clinton St. The members of our lady s perpetual help Church father f. In Doherty pastor enjoyed a rare treat last even my by seeing the passion play presented with moving pictures. The various scenes from the shepherds watching their flocks to the crucifixion resurrection and ascension of Christ were so realistic and Sublime that the Large audience was held spellbound throughout the entire performance. An illustrated lecture on the modern prodigal son followed the passion play and was calculated to warn Young people of the pitfall of the present life. The lecture was Given by g. M. Hirsch. Bad mix up on Maumee Bridge mrs Sarah Kuhn thrown from buggy badly Hurt. Anc mrs. Sarah Kuhn of second Street was the victim of an Accident sunday afternoon that nearly Cost her life. She and her daughter Hattie were driving Down the Carey Hill North Defiance shortly after noon when the hold Back strap broke and left the buggy onto the horse. Mrs. Kuhn was not Able to hold the animal and they come onto the Maumee River Bridge at a High rate of Speed. There the buggy collided with a Rig going North and As a result we have or. John busily Fry Only son of or. And mrs. F. W. Ziy to thank for an invitation to attend the exercises of the 60th annual commencement of the Rush medical College of Chicago 111., which occurs june to to 17. The class numbers 231 and or. Pry has been honoured by being made president. John has been a hard student during the years he has been at College and Bis degree will have been worthily won. He is a Youny Mon of commanding presence kind and affable deservedly popular As shown by his elec Tion As president of his class and possesses the temperament necessary to a popular and Succes Fui physician. We congratulate 1 or. Ziy upon his successful at school and Trust that his can reer in his chosen Field May be a Long and successful one. If Well and Nappy of you feel the throb of pure blood in your veins and the thrill of life in your body you Are fit for anything you can laugh and sing you Are in condition for work or play and you will enjoy life. Pure blood Means life if you do not feel right if you Are troubled with a gloomy feeling with tired and nervous spells look out for the following symptoms foul breath bad taste in the Mouth Sallow skin pimples and blotches indigestion loss of appetite. Pains in the Side lame Back. Pains under right shoulder dizzy spells. Nervousness neuralgia rheumatic pains. These signs show that your kidneys and liver Are out of order and if they Are they will not Carr off the impurities and you will feel bad and Are liable to have a spell of sickness. Better attend to it at once. Kinyone a blood and kidney remedy will set you right mrs Balch of Mishawaka ind., says Quot i was very sick for Over two months troubled with Gall lanes and general kidney trouble at times i screamed so with pain that people could hear me Block away. I had a number of doctors and they could do nothing for me. I kept getting worse. Could not rest or sleep. In desperation i used tiny on a blood and kidney remedy. I took $2.00 Orth and got Well. For the last year i have enjoyed Good Price $1.00 a a Woodwford druggist. Fourth of july to be celebrated the Board of Trade has started the to rolling. Ball the summer school of the defile College will begin june 15th rid continue seven weeks. Jacob Fink and Jacob Tillman vie having Cement walks put own n front of their Homes on kist second str it. You feel mean Cross ugly Down in in Mouth nothing goes right. Bad ver. Better take Rocky Mountain a a. Drives away the Bines. 35 cents v Eisenburger amp Emery. The following people of North Iid a were in the City monday or. And mrs. Pete vye Strick and tile daughter and Geo. Fronk. The wet weather is a hard stroke to the Farmers and if it Oes not Clear up soon the crops i Defiance county this year will of be Worth speaking about. The Pacific express co. Agent Bere has received orders not to Zeive any Goode to go Over the Nion Pacific and Missouri Pacino railways. The floods have it them out of business. Articles of incorporation were a Oei Ved from the Secretary of ate tuesday incorporating the Roadway Christian Church Quot Ork will be commenced this Eek on a thorough overhauling of the Church. De Shessler Rural Carrier says in Likht Ning played havoc with in Telegraph and Telephone poles Ong the it. Wayne Road w a Day afternoon. The storm As very fierce in that direction c. S. Welman is closing out irs Ock of musical instruments of ii kinds at prices to make them j Quick. 419 Clinton tied opposite Yingling s Ewe by Tore. Do 2t the Board of Trade met at the office of these rotary de 8. Bronson Friday i. Get and determined definitely to have a big Celebration in the City of Defiance on july 4th. This Celebration May be expanded into a the 3 Day affair but that Point has not yet been definitely settled. The meeting appointed the following general committee Friday night w. J. Bohannon Virgil Square f. I. Weisenburger s. A. Craven Ana e. E. Hall. This committee met yesterday and appointed the following subcommittees press committee e. E. Hall and f. J. Papenhagen. Advertising committee a. S. Bronson. Program committee a f. P. Weisenburger and Virgil Squire. Parade committee�?8. A. Cra Ven and w. A. Schlegel. Fireworks committee of. P. Weisenburger s. A. Craven and e. 8. Bronson. Music committee a. J. Bohannon. Transportation committee a w. T. Hill f. S. Bowlby and e. E. Hall. These committees have already taken up their work and Are receiving much encouragement from the business men of the City. The plan and program of the Celebration is yet to be formulated and in Good time will be Given to the Public. Every citizen of Defiance ought to Aid so far As possible in making the Celebration a Success. Give the people something that Wip afford them pleasure and that Wiff keep them at Home. It will also Brin Ltd thousands of strangers to Devance. Ayersville w k Ashton a Home Lorn Auburn id mrs is end daughter Hattie were Here tuesday f g Kleinhenn who was operated on a week ago for appendicitis is improving rapidly j j Miller is building a Fine barn on his farm Southwest of Ayers die it is report i that or Welker who was employed to teach the Ayersville High school has resigned our schools will close a very successful year Fri Dav. Regular see tenses will be Jcj held in the Forenoon and then adjourn to l w blues Woods and enjoy a picnic prof Vav j Miner has done splendid work in the Ayersville schools. Ile is a True gentleman lid an Able instructor. Fortunate the school and Community that secures his services mrs Bertha a Zigler has rendered splendid service in the primary department giving we Beleve Universal satisfaction. She is worthy the highest commendation the a awkward squad is dry no every Ever h g and Wal no doubt give a crack Quot exhibitions on decoration Day. The Flower girls and Flag boys citizens Bend decorating committee soldiers and their friends will meet at the p 0 Corner at 8 30 a. In. Procession will form and proceed to various cemeteries and decorate adjourn for noon reassemble at 2 30 at m e Church to hear oration by Rev a b Murphy of Defiance. Rev w 8 gulp will speak at the same hour in Defiance at the opera House. The Highland township schools have ail closed except at Highland Center where Aeneas Poi ter is making up tire which he spent in hav g the to s m de i Adams Lins rerun i from Mississippi the e Shn b s been teaching school since october. The courts judge Vav. H. Hubbard was on the Bench in common pleas court for a Short Tnie monday afternoon. After calling the docket he adjourned court until next monday. Ile will be in Bryan the rest of this week. Mrs. Kuhn and her daughter were thrown out. Mrs. Rub i Wras badly bruised about the head and was rendered unconscious. She was picked up b a persons passing on the Bride 1 and placed in John Rogliatti s buggy and taken to her Home on second Street where she was cared for by or. We 8. Powe. Mrs. Kuhn is resting easy today but it will be some time before she will be Able to leave her bed. Miss Hattie Kuhn was badly bruised but her injuries were not so serious As those of her Mother. We. Gilson record keeper of &Quot.o.t.m.,received tuesday from he supreme tent �1000, policy Guy e. Mcgovney who had Ren a member of the maccabees it seventeen Days and paid one ses sment of 60 cents. John Mcollister the Post Aster at Jerome Gove count a. A uses is visiting at his of orae to Defiance township. John t for Kansas three years and a x months ago for Bis health a this is his visit to the St. He is looking first rate id receiving a Hearty Welcome am his old friends Here. Peter Kiln nor the burners big Butcher was badly Hurt in a runaway just East of the bin Resburg Bridge monday. He was thrown out in the ditch and had to have the care of a doctor. Washington township the drouth was broken Friday Charley Weber and wife drove to Stryker saturday b. D. Lintz and wife and grand daughter took a i Ive saturday Over the Northern parts of Farmer township and stopped with Jacob Hager. They saw his Herd of Swine which is indeed a Fine lot of 40 head Velvey Ewers finished the draining for b. D. Lintz tuesday Horatio Bowers and family of Defiance visited John webers sunday pall Hume was Here last week buying cattle. Irvin Spitler sold 5 head and b. D. Lintz one at an average of �20 per head the carpenters have David Strubelt a barn nearly framed ready to raise John Draher had co create Walls built for an addition to his barn last week. As soon As the foundation is fit he will raise the barn which make the building 80 feet Long. Mrs. G. M. Goffer and her two youngest children started for Cleveland saturday Charley Speith and family of Defiance visited his Mother last week. He has moved to the state of Washington de Kintner started to Bellefountain monday to help to arrange a place to hold the annual conference of the gel Man Baptist Church Mart Koz Emont took two Wagon loads of hogs to Ney Market monday he got 5% cents per Pound miss Lishev Nisley is Dong sewing for mrs. B. D. Lintz this week Charley and John Boud have commenced to do the cellar for their store building b. D. Lintz and wife expects of go to Bellefountain saturday to attend conference. Roy Draher is employed at Cleveland. 1850 the new policies of ont be fooled the Market is being looked with worthless imitations of Rocky Mountain a a in Tea a a a to protect the Public we can Especial attention to our Trade Mark printed on every package. Demand the genuine. For Sale by All Droggs Aetna Lite insurance of Hartford Conn. I Are Clear Brief and simple contain no technical terms and May be easily understood by any one. They Are the most satisfactory guarantees of any policies Ever issued by any company. See b. F. Nye agent 521 East second St., before you contract for insurance. I also write Yetna Accident and health insurance of every description. Northwestern a phone 639

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