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Defiance Weekly Express (Newspaper) - June 18, 1903, Defiance, Ohio Defiance is a City of the second Grade population to 000, growing rapidly situated at the Confluence of the a Glaize and Maumee Rivers. Heirs the heart of the great Maumee Valley vol. Xiv. Defiance Ohio thursday june 18, 1903. No. 28 commencement of Defiance High shool a class of Twenty two Bright Young people receive diplomas. Class Koli. Julius j. Blair Lillian a. Carpenter Winifred j. Cunningham Helen m. Deindoerfer John a. Foustjr. Lurn Gleason Barton Harris Grace c. Hopper Helen 1. Krotz Adella m. Kintie Hattie Kuhn Lena Matthews Stanley Mitchell Leona in Oxenrider Elizabeth Reynolds Cli fiord d. Schmaltz o. Byron Smith Clarence of. Wagner Elizabeth Wells Claude ii. Winn Gertrude m. Wisda Ellla both Wood Ward motto Esac quam vide i. Class colors White and told. Class Flower the Daisy. No doubt the largest audience that has Ever attended commencement exercises in this City was that which was present on thursday evening at the annual commencement of the Defiance High school at the citizens opera House. The stage presented a Beautiful appearance being decorated with Banks of ferns and two Large Jardini ors of daisies the class Flower. From above the stage and along the footlights Hung draperies of White and yellow emblematic of the class colors and from the drop curtain Hung the motto. A a fuse quam Videria to be rather than to be seen. Promptly at 8 of clock the curtain Rose and revealed the faces of Twenty two Young ladies arid gentlemen daintily attired in Caps and gowns. Supt. Mitchell principal Reynolds and Henry Sass president of the Board of education also occupied places upon the stage. The program seas opened with an invocation by Rev. P. 0. Rhodes followed by a chorus a a Mark the merry fives a by the class. A a graduation a was the subject of Winnifred c. Cunningham stalk and in a pleasing manner she told of the trials troubles and pleasures that approach graduation. A a the dark Ages not a starless night by Elizabeth Wells a problems of tomorrow a by o. Byron Smith and a your commercial supremacy by Helen g. Krotz were essays deserving of much credit and the manner in which they were delivered won the applause of the audience. The piano duet by Helen m. Deindoerfer and Leona b. Oxen rider was a most pleasing number and skilfully rendered. Bura Gleason in a Clear voice spoke of a school life and handled the subject very successful. A your Opportunity by Clarence e. Wagner was a Fine production and Well delivered and won the admiration of his hearers. This oration was one of the Best of the evening. A Why Ohio is tailed the Buck no hair a my hair was falling out very fast and i was greatly alarmed. I then tried Ayers hair vigor and my hair at mrs. G. A. Mcvay Alexandria o. The trouble is your hair does not have life enough. Act promptly. Save your hair. Feed it with Ayers hair vigor. If the Gray hairs Are beginning to show Ayer s hair vigor a will restore color every ame. a bottle. All druggists. If your druggist cannot Supply you fiend us one Dollar and to will express you a bottle. Be sure and a Lve the name of your clearest express Oftie. Address c. A Vick co., Lowell mass. Eye state by Hattie Kuhn and a we gather Light to scatter a by Lena Matthews were two Well prepared essays and were delivered in an excellent manner. The rendition of a asleep in the deep by Julius j. Blair was a notable number. Or. Blair is one of the most promising Young singers in Northwestern Ohio and on this occasion he eclipsed All former efforts. He responded to an encore with a Bow. A the safeguards of our country a by John a. Foustjr. Was excellent and a old glory by Elizabeth Woodward was splendid magnificent. A the old woman and the new by Gertrude Wisda was a Well prepared essay and contained much thought and Wisdom. All of these efforts were loudly applauded. They were Superb. Clifford i. Schmaltz in a most inspiring and delightful manner delivered an oration on the a parliament of Man a which contained Many Brilliant thoughts. His delivery was excellent and he made a great hit. The musical number a out on the deep by Elizabeth Woodward. Elizabeth Reynolds Helen m. Deindoerfer Gertrude m. Wisch Leona Oxenrider Julius j. Blair Adella m. Kintigh and Clarence e. Wagner was very pretty and Well rendered. The numbers a uncrowned King a by Adella m. Kintigh a a Hope by Grace Hopper a the Louisiana Purchase by Barton Harris and a dignity of labor a by Lillian a. Carpenter were All Well prepared and each one did excellent work and were Well received. The piano Solo a Rondo Capric Coosa a by Elizabeth Reynolds was a Fine number and gracefully rendered. Miss Reynolds was called Back and acknowledged Tho compliment with a Bow. A so lira and Rustum by Leona in Oxenrider a one Hundred years of Ohio by Stanley Mitchell a Little things a by Elizabeth Reynolds and a Man the master were most entertaining number. Or. Blair especially deserves Praise for his Art of delivery. Miss Helen Deindorfer gave the a class history and was especially Happy in the Choice of materials embodied in her address. Miss Deindoerfer is a talented Young lady and her Effort was not Only pleasant to hear Birt was to be commended in every Way. Claude r. Winn gave a class he was simply Superb and his Effort was one that might Well have been printed. The class song composed by one of the members of the class Clarence Wagner was very pretty and was Sung with much credit to the members. Supt. Mitchell then introduced ii. C. Sass president of the Board of education who presented the members with their diplomas. Rev. J. In be thanks gave the Benediction. The graduating class is one that the Board of education and teachers of the school can Well feel proud of the Bright Young people and they did themselves proud on this most important occasion. The banquet. The thirty second annual banquet Given by the Defiance High school alumni association was held at the High school Hall Friday evening. The Hall was beautifully decorated with the colors marched to the Hall and took their places at the Center table which was Art scially decorated with the class Flower the Daisy. Beautiful placards bearing the program for the evening marked Tho places. The class presented a most Beautiful picture. The Caps and gowns worn the previous evening were Laid aside and All were most charmingly attired in Beautiful costumes. The refreshments consisting of ice Cream cake Coffee and olives were served by Young men members of the alumni and seniors of �?T04. After All the guests had been serve. It it. Gleason toastmaster of the evening called for order and introduced or. La. B. Harris who gave the address of Welcome. Or. Harris in a Brief but interesting manner told of the origin of the Union school and of the alumni. He spoke very highly of the class of �?T03 and said that next to the nation s Flag their Flag was the most honoured. Ile closed his address by again bidding them Welcome a most cordial Welcome As members of the alumni. Julius j. Blair in behalf of the class of �?T03, returned thanks to the alumni superintendent corps of teachers Board of education or. Harris and to the class of �?T04 for their Humble submission to them and for their kindness in decorating the Halls for their exercises. Or. Blair As on the previous night proved himself to be an entertaining speaker and received much applause. Miss Laura Higgins spoke of a the absent and that while welcoming with cheer and Gayety the class of �?T03, we find Many faces that Are missing faces that have been of so much encouragement and cheer to us that we Are compelled to pause and give them a thought that is serious but not unhappy. Be their absence caused by distance duty or what their Good wishes and Earnest thought animate us. Miss Higgins closed with the follow v. A a ing quotation from Emerson what is excellent As god lives is permanent hearts arc dust hearts loves remain hearts love will meet thee again. The misses Palmer Morris Aud Winn followed with an excellent instrumental Trio. Miss Nolle Kiser in a most charming and witty manner told of a the modern she very naively acknowledged that she knew so Little about Man that she did not know what to say. But then there will come a Day sometimes when she will know More about the a modern the vocal Solo a using on a by miss Maud Foust accompanied on the piano by miss Marne Farrell was a pleasing number. She responded to an encore. Supt. Mitchell was then called upon and gave a few Brief remarks. John w. Winn made a Short talk and spoke of the Many needed a a improvements in our schools and that he intended to talk until the Public schools came up to the Standard. A selection by the orchestra closed tile program Aud the Hall was and dancing was in until an Early big time in masonic circles Defiance commander confers order upon four candidates. Masonic Hall was a Busy place Friday night the order of the red Gross and order of the Temple being conferred upon four candidates by Defiance com Mandery no. 30, k. T. There was a Large attendance the number of members from out of town being especially Large. Work was commenced at 4 p. Rn., and concluded in the red Gross degree at 7 15 p. Rn., being the musical following Gram thus shall it he done. to Bacchus. Hull to the King. Truth song. Gloria. March song a praises to the the pro father. Was opened the banquet Hall at 7 30 p. In. When the following menu was served by sir Knight a it in Brown Turkey. Chicken. Rolled Ham. Olives pickles. Radishes. Rolls. White bread. Rye bread. Potatoes and Salmon salad. Oranges. Bananas. Strawberries. Ice Cream. Cake. Coffee. The favors were carnal ions. During the banquet the choir mrs. T. T. St a mrs. Gertrude soil rack and messes. In t. Sut phen and h. F. Myers accompanied by John i. Chenevert rendered the following musical program a under Tho Bamboo tree.�?�. A wine a Little Gypsy song from the wild Rose the choir responded to an encore with each number and or. Chenevert favored the sir knights with several piano solos. Election of officers. At the conclusion of the banquet the w Ork was again taken up in tile commander and tile following officers elected for the ensuing year e. . B. Squire. b. Tenzer. C. . F. Chenevert. In related a. E. Beardsley. S. . S. May. J. . In Hooker. Treasurer Geo. W. Deatrick. Recorder a. Viers. Standard bearer a. M. Minsel. Sword bearer Dan Mcknight. Warder b. J. Emery. Sentinel of. W. Ury. Order of Temple. The class of the evening was As follows Fred a. Stuempel deter j. Denhart and domes e. Merrill of Wauseon Ira w. Gotshall of Archbold. During the conferring of theor Der of the Temple the following musical program was rendered by the choir Gloria Tibi. Anthem a abide with ascension hymn. Rock of Ages. Just As i am. Washed in the blood of the Lamb it was after Midnight when the work was concluded. On thursday june 25th, the order of the red Gross and order of the Temple will be conferred upon eight candidates work commencing at 3 p. In. The following were the out of town knights present r. V. Shrey c. B. Kirchner Liberty Center j. C. Water mire and John Voght Deshler r. R Rogers and w. In Diege Toledo j. S. Newcomer g. In Greiser j. L. Shumbarger g. A. Newcomer e. E. Williams f. Ii. Rug Horn c. F. Stotzer g. E. Brigham f. W. Mayer Wauseon e. B. Camber in c. King in i. Ams Baugh j. I. Murphy a. L. Russel Fayette e. E. Gardner Hamler. Cleared then participated hour. Thus and j sconces of Gayety and Beauty the school Days for the class of �?T03 passed into history. Or. G. W. Huffman and wife have returned Home from mus Kogee i. T. In t. Whitaker has had a new Cement walk put Down in f roil to his Home on Jackson Street. He will also have the Lawn extends in front of the lot. There was a Lively runaway on the Road leading to Independence on wednesday. Four of the honoured class. The guests it Punk Fullow i from this a to were arrival were ushered to Imi sed up in the Affa a and tables. At 8 30 1m dumped out no class 1 amount damage done. Upon places at the of clock the were great graduating Geo. Wilsberg is painting the front of the Buffington Block on Clinton Street. Makes assimilation perfect healthy blood firm Muscles Strong nerves. Quickens the brain makes and keeps you Well. Great Medicine Rocky Mountain Tea. Weisenburger amp Emery the venerable Daniel cooped Haven is in quite bad health. He is now 93 years old and that of course is against his rapid recovery. The recent heavy Rains in this Section of the state was the salvation of the Meadows and have also brought out the crops in great shape. The feast of Corpus Christi was celebrated with great solemnity in St. Johns Catholic Church sunday. There was a procession and special services. The bans of Matrimony were a blushed for the first time at St. Mary a Church sunday for Rose Schlembach of this City and Thomas Wisda of North Ridge. Farmer amp son the real estate hustlers sold the old Kellermier farm in Section 14, Tiffin township to David Blesser of Henry county Friday. Consideration $5,500. Or. Slester will take Possession oct. I the Rural route mail carriers which go out from this City met saturday and effected an organization by the election of the following officers president Geo. Hartman vice president win. Propst Secretary p. W. Mix treasurer Louis Niel. Or. And mrs. In s. Hollins head left for los Angeles cal., sunday where they will make their future Home. Scott was a former employee in the express office but for Many years has been working for the Defiance machine works. He was a popular Young fellow. The Best wishes of a Large Circle of friends go with him to his new Home. In the courts judge Hubbard Bench Friday on held a Friday following Joseph do you that know you get your Back if Money Kinyone a blood Ono kidney remedy supreme court decides very important Case now hoped that the Oid c. L. Amp will be completed. M. Ray fails a fair offer. Most rates of impure blood. Kidney and live trouble can to cured by using one or two bottled. Cases that Are severe or of Long standing May require More. In order that you May give this remedy a thorough trial and run no risk we make this Liberal offer. We give a written guarantee with every lot of six bottles of this great remedy. If it helps you Witcos Tsuyou s5.uu, if the remedy fails it will Cost you nothing. We Trust to your honesty if you can. After using this remedy faithfully truthfully say that you Are not satisfied it will Cost you nothing. We can do no Moue it is free if it fails will you try it Ani get Well you do not risk a cent. Price. $1.00 the supreme court of Ohio has just affirmed the decree of our circuit court in the Columbus Lima amp w ii Waukee railway Case. It will be remembered that this line of railway was projected in 1898 by or. B. C. Faurot of Lima and partly built at that time. It was then that the Maumee River Bridge Bonds for which the City of Defiance was lately adjudged liable were Given to the Railroad company on its Promise to build the Bridge. The present suit was begun in 1898, by Norton amp co., of new York who had furnished Money to Faurot for use in the Road in behalf of themselves and other creditors thousand dollars damages against or. Bro no a demand for the balance due him for work and materials. Faurot also contested the claim of the Woodland Avenue loan company. Messes. Dohoney Weigerding and Mccullom filed Cross petitions on mechanics Leins. These Faurot did not contest in the lower court. The common pleas and the circuit court on Faurote a Appeal decided against him on All his contentions and ordered the Road sold which was done. The Road passed to the bondholders and a new company called the Columbus Lima amp Lake Michigan railway co. Has been Organ for the appointment of a receive sized to carry on the Enterprise. In the supreme court beside asserting All the claims made be no Woodwford Chas. Newton the milk Man is having a big addition built to to the barn at his Home South of this City. Ladies desiring a transparent complexion free from blotches blemishes pimples blackheads Nee Rocky Mountain Tea. Makes the skin soft and fair 35c. Weisenburger amp Emery. A new building was erected in the Krotz addition for Kail bet songs meat Market but now that it is completed it has been discovered that the ceiling is too Low to take in the Cooling Box. The room will have to be re constructed. A Man by the name of Hill who resides on the it. Wayne Road was drugged in East Defiance on Friday night and when he came to himself saturday morning was Short $230. He says he knows who the guilty parties Are and some arrests Are sure to follow. Judge w. H. Hubbard Short session of court and disposed of the cases Chas. A. Eger it a1 is. Lero co Novit $110. John Hornish is. The unknown heirs of Radebaugh it a1 to quiet title decree for plaintiff notes. Joseph Grossman who was sent to jail thursday afternoon because he refused to sign the Bond Book was released at 5 p. In. His wife came in and signed with him although the Courtad ordered that he be released on his own recognizance. A Deal was closed thursdays for Interior fixtures and furniture of Tho new Post office. The same contractors who put in the merchants National Bank work and fitted up the county treasurers office in the court House have been awarded the Job. The Money order and registered department will be enclosed by a Cage same As in the produce Exchange and merchants National Banks. The lobby floor will be mosaic tile with 8-Inch Marble base capped with suitable moulding. The windows will be fitted up with Marble Deal boards. It is thought that the v new Post office will be strictly up to Date throughout. It is hoped that it May be occupied in about ninety Days. Cd Antonia. Baw the _ St Kwh you have always Dong to Gaatz of a. F. Diehl vice president of the. Diehl brewing co. Thi City will graduate from Siebel brewing Academy at Chicago 111., june 20th, 1903. Or. Diehl is president of his class. After commencement or. Diehl will return Home and immediately take up his work Here. John Brown and mrs. Anna Smith were married at St Marva a Catholic Church at 7 p. In. Sunday by Rev. Doherty. The couple immediately went to the Home of the Bride on Wesley Street where they will reside in the future. The Groom was aged 02 years and the Bride is in the i sixties. There will probably be a Lively time in the second Ward tonight. A special dispatch from Bryan says that another member of Williams county gang of firebug was located this week at Morgantown w. Va., and returned to Bryan. His name is William Matthews. Matthews has not Only been guilty of setting fires for the insured but also at one time is said to have made an examination of the records of mortgages in the recorders office to determine what farm property was fully mortgaged so that the owners could be approached with a View of setting fire to their buildings to secure the insurance. Matthews is about 40 years old was born in West Unity and resided there until some few years ago. He made a confession implicating himself in one fire and giving much valuable information in regard to other fires which have occurred in the i county. And the preservation of the rail Way property and to protect the interests of the creditors. Or. Faurot had agreed to Complete and equip the Road from Lima to Defiance and Del lever it to the company free of liens for Bonds of the company of the Par value of $000,000. These Bonds As fast As issued were to be used As collateral Security for material labor and supplies for the Road. The greater portion of the $450,000 Par value issued at the time the suit was commenced were Beld by the plaintiffs or. Bryon the builder of the Road under Faurot the Lorain steel co., which furnished Iron and the Woodland Avenue savings and loan company of Cleveland. Faurot got into trouble with the builder or Bryon and took the construction work off his hands. Faurot soon got behind with his labor and material men to the amount of thousands of dollars and in november 1898, the Bond holders had to interfere to protect themselves and the railway company. A receiver was appointed by consent of All parties and by like consent receivers certificates were issued and made a Lien ahead of the Bonds in order to raise Money to pay labourers and preserve and protect the property. Afterwards or. Faurot challenged the authority of the court to act in the premises or to Issue the certificates to which he had consented. He set up a claim that his debt to the plaintiffs was void and should be entirely forfeited for usury. He filed a counterclaim for two Hundred Low Faurot contended that the liens asserted by messes. Dohoney Mccolloch and Welger Ding were invalid and the statues authorizing them unconstitutional. On behalf of the numerous defendants in error it was claimed that or. Faurot had no standing to prosecute error except As to his claims against Norton amp co. And Brunou and that in any event the action of the lower courts was right Aud the final decree in accordance with the Law and just and equitable. The supreme court made a special assignment of the Case before the full Bench and gave double time for Oral argument an account of the numerous issues presented and parties interested in the one proceeding. The Case was presented to the supreme court by or. Dawson of Cincinnati. On behalf of or. Of amp Urot plaintiff in error and argued at length by or. Harms and or. Winn of this City and briefly by judge Sanders of Cleveland on behalf of the defendants in error. The supreme court without going into details or giving any reasons approved the judgment of the circuit court. This decision gives Universal satisfaction and it is expected now some Progress will be made toward the completion and sex Tention of the line which is projected from Columbus Ohio to Lake Michigan and the greater portion of which has been surveyed by the company since its Purchase. Rural routes. The proposed new Rural free delivery routes out of Jewell Sherwood and Ney have All been inspected and it is thought that possibly these routes May be put into commission within the next two months. Postmaster Thompson says the Jewell route will take up and serve part of Defiance route no. 2. Route no. 2 from Defiance will be changed so As to go straight North from the Catholic Church in Adams township Over what is known As the a Middle Road to the Pike running East and West Between sections 9 an 4. The route will thence run East one mile to school House no. 2 thence North half mile thence West two Miles to the West Ridge Pike thence South to Maumee River Road thence Back to Post office. The route inspector will be in Defiance in the near future and take up proposed changes and improvements in the various routes out of Defiance. It May be possible that some of the routes along which patrons have been indifferent about improving roads May lose portions of the routes. In other words there Are liable to be some changes. A pretty wedding occurred at the Home of or. And mrs. George Patten near Jewell wednesday evening when their daughter miss Bertha Patten was married to or. Glen Shoup at 8 30 p. Rn., by Rev. Frank Ernsberger. The wedding March was played by prof. Klein Babbitt and mrs. Edward Patten and the ceremony was witnessed by the following relatives and intimate friends Roy and Francis Shoup Jewell or. And mrs. Harry Shoup Findlay mire Cora Felton Henry Linderman Carrie add in and Estella Willeman Rev and mrs. Frank Ernsberger of Florida or. And mrs. Edward Patten Jewell or. And mrs. Win. Propst Defiance prof. Eire in Babbitt of Petosky Mich. An elegant supper was served after the ceremony covers being Laid for Twenty four guests. After supper prof. Babbitt favored the company with several Fine selections. A big Belling party also added to the enjoyment of the evening. The guests departed to their Homes at 12 p. In and the newly wedded couple went to their Home in Jewell. Oab Tozza. Beers the St ii kind Yon no Ahuj f Fiig amp Atturo or

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