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Defiance Weekly Express (Newspaper) - March 5, 1903, Defiance, Ohio Defiance is a City or the second Grade population 10,000. Growing rap i do vhf situated at the Confluence of the a Glaize and Maumee Rivers. 0000�00 is c00�g Repalie Anim unquestioned a family newspaper dec Deco we of o pm c Kofu of co a 0000�>0000����hi and the Best advertising Hedin the heart of the great Maumee Ley vol. , Ohio thursday March 5, 1903. No. 13 City Council met in adjourned session Peoples rapid transit railway company not pleased with franchise ordinance the City Council met in an adjourned session wednesday evening to consider an ordinance granting a franchise to the Peoples rapid transit railway co., the following members being present Beardsley Bohannon Groweg Helmick Hooker Tuttle and j Aeger. Saturday evening the cite is cd a Council met for the purpose of considering an ordinance for the same purposed which had been prepared by the company a attorneys. It was found upon examination that All Protection to the City had been Cut out of the original ordinance prepared by the City solicitor and a whole Section providing that the company run its cars South of River City eliminated. Upon advice of the solicitor the Council agreed to meet tuesday evening As a committee of the whole and go through the ordinance and then meet wednesday evening to take action. At the meeting tuesday evening the members took up the ordinance Section by Section and had agreed upon the ordinance submitted wednesday Hight. T. Franey attorney for the company was present and objected to the ordinance in a whole. The Council Cut out at his solicitation several clauses. The ordinance provides that the company shall swerve from the Center of Clinton Street at each end of the Maumee River Bridge and build a Bridge of its own just East of the present Bridge. This Bridge clause the company wants Cut out. It wants the Council to give it a franchise to within 75 feet of the North end and too feet of the South end and say nothing about building a new Bridge. This would leave the company in a position to Force its Way across the present Wagon Bridge. The Council insists upon leaving the county commissioners free to act As they deem Best. Of they want to give the company the right to Cross the Wagon Bridge there will be no protest on the part of the Council but the Council does propose to Force the commissioners into a position where they would be compelled to act against their will. The fact that the company in the ordinance it prepared Cut out the Section that provided for cars crossing the Maumee River at All leads Many persons to believe that the company does not now and never did intend to run All or any of its cars across the River if it could help it. The Council on or. Bohannon a motion voted to suspend the rules for the purpose of passing the ordinance. Section 12 was then amended on motion of Groweg to extend the time of completing the Road from 18 to 21 months. Helmick moved that Section 15 be changed so As to read that the Peoples Gas amp electric co. Have ten Days to file acceptance of the provisions of the ordinals for the joint use of the tracks of the two companies in the City. Carried. On motion of Groweg that part of Section to providing for transfers was Cut out. On motion of or. Bohannon the matter of inter Urban cars w As changed so that the company will have the right to run and kind of freight cars Over the to Czuj streets after 9 p. In. Or. Franey then raised a great Hue outcry against Section 13 which provides that the company give the City a Bond of $5,-000 for the faithful performance of All the terms of the ordinance. Ile sail it would be a great Bur plenty7 of water at St marys. Hon. Win. Kirtley jr., member of the state Board of Public works received a message from the water master at St. Marys this morning in which he stated that there was already enough water in in the Reservoir at that place to insure a Good Supply in the canal through the coming season. There is More water near so. Marys than they can take care of and it has broken the canal Banks. A Newt Aqueduct is to be put in at St. Marys Early the coming Spring. It will take five w7eeks to comple the work. When that is done it is believed there will be plenty of water in the canal the rest of the summer. Memorial the pastors comprising the ministerial Union of Defiance 0., desire in common with the people of our City to express their experience of the great loss w hich they have sustained in the sudden demise of the Rev. Geo. S. May Rector of the episcopal Church on wednesday morning feb. 25, 1903, at his Home. His Long residence for More than Twenty years in Defiance his faithful labors and evangelical preaching his genial manners and Fine Demeanour together with his unfeigned interest in the welfare of our City in material educational and moral enterprises have All served in conspicuous degree to exalt those principles of the truth and those standards of morality and religion which Are the foundation and Structure of Den to the company if it carried. Such a Bond for Twenty five years amp a cd society in every commune but solicitor Hay pointed out i that the City would be w without any Protection whatever if it did not have such a Bond. The Council refused to kill the Section. This great Burden would Only Cost an individual $25 dollars per year it would not Cost this company Over $10. Or. Groweg then moved that Tho ordinance As amended be adopted and the motion was seconded. The company a attorney asked that no action be taken at this time and or. Growth go a motion was withdrawn and the Council adjourned. In the ordinance prepared by the company it seemed to be its purpose to deny what the business men of the City had implicitly demanded and take from the City All Power in the franchise and Protection to the people. We think it is Safe to Cav that the Peoples rapid transit railway co., or no other company will Ever put up such a game on the City. The provisions of the ordinance before the Council is eminently fair to the company and protect the people and it is the elements of Protection to the people that the company demands shall be Cut out. We feel that the Tow n has lost a splendid citizen a True Christian and a companionable brother. We with the Public at Large among whom he was universally esteemed shall miss his familiar figure on the streets his presence in our counsels and his influence in society. We deeply sympathize with his stricken family and most earnestly invoke upon his estimable and Lovely wife and his Loving and Dutiful son and daughters together w Ith All bereaved by his death both in the Church and wider family Circle the consolations of that gospel which it was his exalted privilege and Joy to preach for so Many years of his life. E. Whitlock b. W. Slagle a. B. Murphy p. O. Rhodes d. Dobbrick a a. Rowe f. E. Lahr Geo. E. Hicks members of ministerial Union. Feb 27, 1903. Of co nox be Council no. R. Amp s. M., is starting off Well this year having Given eight can 55, i look up the Defiance Carriage cons. And. In this Issue and see what they have to Sav. Dilates the degrees so far. Five were taken through Friday night after which refreshments were served. W. S. Baker of Toledo was present to inspect the Council. Perfect assimilation Putnam Fadeless dyes do not spot Streak or give your goods an unevenly dyed appearance. Bold by e. A Lewis. Coughs a my wife had a deep seated cough for three years. I purchased two bottles of Ayers Cherry pectoral Large size and it cured her j. H. Burge Macon col probably you know of cough medicines that relieve Little coughs All coughs except deep ones i the Medicine that has been curing the worst of deep coughs for sixty years is Ayers Cherry pectoral. Three sizes 25c., 50c., is. All druggists. With Columbus Grove voted dry and an injection against the new waterworks Plant her Citi zeus Are wondering what they i Etters a people Quot who say that some people eat heartily even ravenously yet nothing seems to a stick to their ribs others done to eat much but assimilate All Nutriment in the food and get fat. We have the whereabouts of miss Kress unknown the Man l. E. Ellsworth in jail but not talk for publication will Are expected to drink. Consult your doctor. If lie says take it then do As he says. If he tells you not to take it then done to take it. He knows. Leave it with him. We Are wilting. J. Ayer co. Lowell. Mass. Or. And mrs. Fisk and mrs Haley of Napoleon were Here Friday to attend the funeral of Rev. Geo. 8. May. They were guests of or. And mrs. August Martin. F. T. Betts on Frida to sold 120 shares of the Betts device co., to j. Martz of Beach City. Or. Martz will locate Here april 1st and expects to go on the Road and push the interests of the company. Or. Martz is said to be a wide awake business Man and is satisfied that there is big Money in the Betts device. New steel Dies Are being made and the device hereafter will be of the highest class. Or. Caldwell a syrup pepsin makes them fat. It does no to. It simply gets their digestive organs in shape to take the Nutriment out of the foods which they eat. It also acts As a gentle laxative and tonic. Please try it. A. Jones of Hortonville ind., a writes i can say for or. Caldwell a syrup pepsin that it is one of the Best medicines i Ever have taken in just sixty Days after i began to take your Medicine i had gained 30 pounds in weight Felt like a new Man and i can highly recommend it to any one who is troubled with indigestion or your Money Book of h done to Benefit you your druggist Sells it for 50c and $1.00 the bottle or write Pepsi syrup co., Monticello ii for Sale by the Ideal pharmacy 325 Clinton St. On thursday evening l. E. To o Els Worth who some time ago established a Branch of the National protective legion in this City was brought hereby special officer John p. Eiser on Wabash train no. 24. On saturday morning feb. 7, 1903, miss Maggie Kress a seventeen year old girl daughter of Rev. Kress deceased late pastor of the German m. E. Church this City mysteriously disappeared. The girl Wras employed in the skirt factory of John Vandenbroek. On that morning she left her Home to go to work being dressed in her Ordinary work clothes. While on her Way to the factory she was met by Els Worth and he had a Short tall with her. Later she appeared at the factory and asked for her weeks wages. At 7 28 a. In. Miss Kress and Elsworth were seen to Board Wabash train no. 7, westbound the girl still being dressed in her w7ork clothes. On this train was miss Maud Foust of this City who sings in one of the churches in it. Wayne. She was in the same car with miss Kress and is4 certain that no Man talked to the girl Enro Ute to it. Wayne. Miss Kress informed miss Foust that she was going to visit a Friend in it. Wayne after they reached the cite miss Foust offered to assist Maggie in locating her Friend but die offer was declined. The girl Lien walked into the waiting room at the depot arid that was the last seen or heard of her. Borne two or three Days after he disappearance of the Kress girl Elsworth telephoned his wife from Lima. He seemed to in Verv much exercised about he sensation but declared that in knew nothing about the whereabouts of the Kress girl. Hi3 wife told him that if he had anything to do with the girl he had better keep right on going. Ever since that time sex sheriff John p. Eiser who has had charge of the Case has been trying to locate Elsworth and the girl. Through a. Letter received by f. Wick wire the photographer from a Friend in Indiana Elsworth was located at Indianapolis and on wednesday evening Eiser left for that City being accompanied by Wickwire. They had no trouble finding their Man. He waived formality of requisition papers and signified his willingness to return Ohio at once. Or. Eiser reached this City at 7 54 thursday evening Over the Wabash railway. There was quite a crowd at the a amp o. Junction when the train pulled in and Elsworth evinced some nervousness. There was a crowd of 200 or 300 persons at the Wabash depot when the sex sheriff and his prisoner stepped from the train. Borne one cried out a catch him a but no move was made in that direction though the reception w As calculated to give the prisoner a shivering feeling. From the Wabash depot the prisoner was taken to the private office of h. P. Miller at his store on Clinton Street where he Wras placed in the sweat Box for an hour. Else Orth declared that he did not know a single thing about the Kress Gill. He admitted that he had talked to the girl on the Street the morning she went away but said that was about some photographs she was having finished. He said he had talked to the girl at it. Wayne ind., after the train had reached there on the morning of february 7. He insisted that he had not seen her had not heard from her since that time and did not know where she was. He says he w ent direct to Indianapolis from it. Wayne and that he was after Ard sent to Lima by his company and it was there that he telephoned his w Ife. He says he has been working insurance in Indianapolis and that his wife has at All times been fully advised of All his movements although she Bas explicitly denied this at All times. After the interview at Millers Elsworth was committed to the county jail. There Are several things that Ead to the belief that Elsworth has not been telling the truth on the morning that he left he bought a ticket to Cecil and re turn. He went on to it. Wayne w Here upon his own confession he met and talked to the girl. The girls friends Are in Possession of evidence that shows that such a move had been under contemplation for some time but that it w As not to occur until later on. To far How Ever there is no evidence to show that Elsworth has been w Ith the girl since she left the City Only that he talked to her at it. Wayne ind., and that Wras upon his own confession. There is nothing to show that the girl has been travelling around the country with the Man. Elsworth was arrested on two charges the substance of the affidavits being As follows j a that on or about the 7tli Day of february. 1903, in the county of Defiance one l. E. Elsworth late of the said county then and there being did unlawfully. Carnally know and a Buse one Maggie Kress a female person under sixteen years of age with her a aforesaid one l. E. Elsworth late of said county then and there being did unlawfully entice one Maggie Kress away from Augusta Kress then and there the Mother of the said Maggie Kress for the purpose and with the intention of inducing her the said Maggie Kress into a House of ii Fame. She the said Maggie Kress then and there being under the age of 18 years to wit of the age of 15 years As he the said l. E. Els Worth then and there Well the affidavits were made by Otto Kress in Justice c. H. Hunters court on feb. 25, 1903. A representative of the daily express visited Elsworth in the county jail this morning but he smilingly stated that he had not a word today about the Case. He has lost his w hikers since he left town and now we ears a Mustache. He spends a Good Deal of time in tramping the jail corridors but is the picture of health although he said his Arm was very sore from vaccination. He has retained Harris amp Cameron As his attorneys. Sex sheriff John p. Eiser who is acting As a special officer from Justice c. H. Hunters court left for it. Wayne ind., this morning to Hunt up evidence in this Case and if possible get some clue Teeth girl. You May sing if Well and Happy if 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 and 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 carry 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 a a i was very sick for Over two months troubled with Gall stones and general kidney trouble at times i screamed so with pain that people could hear me a 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 s blood and kidney remedy. I took $2 of Worth and got Well. For the last year i have enjoyed Good Price $1.00 , druggist. Mrs. Frank Jones of East Hopkin Street is seriously ill. The will of we. Meyer late of Adams township deceased has been probated. Sheriff John Mccarty took Ben Burford to the Toledo work House wednesday. Jesse Hilton who has been working in Tiffin is visiting his Mother in North Defiance. Samuel Roseberg and f. A Ferrell of North Baltimore have moved with their families to this City. Geo. Hasse Schwartz has returned from Paulding where he disposed of 250 bushels of potatoes and 150 bushels of apples. A a dose in time saves or. Woods Norway Pine syrup natures remedy for coughs colds pulmonary diseases of every sort. To judge f. L. Hay and Robt. Newbegin left for Toledo thursday where will take depositions in the damage Case of Leonard is. The City of Defiance. Hives Are a terrible torment to to the Little folks and to some older ones. Easily cured. Doans ointment never fails instant Relief Pennant cure store 50c. At and drug n cd mrs. In Fredericks whores fees on Asa Street while on Lier Way to Church sunday morning slipped and fell on the sidewalk in front of w. T. Hills on Arabella Street. She was taken to her Home in e buggy by Michael Stoll and or. Zellars was called judge Ilg Baker returned from Washington i. C., Friday morning. He expected to go on to Chicago Friday evening and from there to his Home in Muskogee i. T. Dias. Behringer county commissioner has returned Home after a sojourn in the Southwest most of his time being Spant at hot Springs Ark. Ile is looking first rate. Harry Saylor of Antwerp spent sunday in the City. W. H. Bowers of Napoleon was the guest of John Allison sunday. Karl Betson spent sunday in Napoleon with his father who is very Low. Miss Cora Eberle returned this afternoon from Bryan where she has been visiting. Fred Kellermier of Tiffin Tow n ship is attending the Munhall meetings in this City. W. B. Costello returned to Chicago last evening after a few Days visit with his brother m. A. Costello. Or. G. Edgar dentist has removed to the ground floor under his former location. 52 5t Frank w. Fry and win. Geiger have been appointed by judge t. T. Shaw to examine the county Treasury. Great Spring tonic. Drives out All impurities makes the blood Rich fills you with warm Ting ing life. A Spring Blessing is Rocky Mountain Tea. 35c. Weisenburger amp Emery. Or. P. H. Aldrich returned from the Home of John Honey Craft near the Paulding county line monday. Reports new boy baby there. We. Monk who recently sold his farm in South Highland township to w. S. Ashton has purchased the Mart Reininger farm in Putnam county. Consideration was $2,000. Puts roses in her saucy Cheeks makes her eyes grow Bright with fun makes months seem like weeks that a what Rocky Mountain Tea has done. Weisenburger amp Emery. Sam Roth of Young grocery is taking a three months vacation to superintend the construction of his new Home on Harrison Street. Frank Humbert is working in his place. Parmer amp son hustling Rea estate agents have sold the Scott Deselm 40 acres in Section .12, a Glaize township Paulding to David Robison. Of j Henry county consideration $1450. Rev. Sylvester beiderw7ell, of Farmer n. D., a former employee of w. A. Kehnast wrote Here last week for a Good shot Guo. The w. A. Kehnast co. Has just shipped him an Ithaca Hammer less gun one of the finest made. You will never w ish to take another dose of pills if you once try chamberlains stomach amp liver tablets. They Are easier to take and More pleasant in effect. They cleanse the stomach and regulate the liver and bowels. For Sale by n. G. Woodward. Andy Tuttle has purchased a half interest in the grocery of his son j. Tuttle the change in the firm going into effect today. All accounts prior to March 2nd Are to be paid to j. Tuttle and an immediate settlement is desired. Sheriff Mccarthy received a Tel a a Ephone message from Garrett Friday not if 7 ing him to be on the Lookout for parties who had broken into and robbed the Post office there last even ing. The parties stole a horse and buggy from a Farmer residing about three Miles North of Auburn and were headed for the state line when seen last. The old reliable &akin0 powder absolutely pure there is no substitute death Tittle Sherman g. Tittle died saturday at 5 p. In. At his Home in Adams township aged 38 years. Funeral will occur from the House tuesday morning at 9 30 of clock Mapes a mrs. Maranda a. Mapes died monday at 4 30 a m of clock at her Home on water Street North Defiance aged 49 years. Funeral was held tuesday morning. Makes Mother eat. Makes father eat makes grandma eat makes grandpa eat makes the children eat. Rocky Mountain Tea does it. A great Spring tonic 35c. Weisenburger amp Emery. A household necessity or. Thomas Eclectic Oil. A heals Burns cuts wounds of any sort cures sore Throat croup Catarrh asthma never fails. Joe Ramus was arrested wednesday night by marshal Thos. Buchholz on the charge of being drunk and disorderly. He was fined $5 and costs by mayor Evans today. Geo. Gouty w to has been with j. A. Evans the past three years has resigned his position Aud accepted a place with Watkins amp Soh Mick who will soon open a clothing store in the c. Harley building. Geo. Is a pleasant efficient clerk. Mrs. Albert Henry Taylor died at her Home at North Ridgeville near Elyria wednesday. The funeral occurred Friday. Or and mrs. Taylor resided Here for several years he having been an employee of the Tiedemann when they ran the East Defiance factory. Elroy Lutz has received by mail quite a relic from the Dayton soldiers Home of his Grandfather. It is a Large Meerbaum pipe made in Germany dated 1825, and having a Long Cherry Stem with two Mouth pieces of Fine material. The Bow is Large and of genuine Meerschaum and is hand engraved. The engraving d is is a House enclosed by a Stone Fence and a number of Trees surround it with a w Olf leaping the Fence. Court notes we. Seely has brought suit in common pleas court against Grant Mason asking judgment for $389.89, balance due on a contract for labor performed and merchandise sold. James e Coulter attorney for plaintiff. Oa9toziia. Bear the he kind you Haw aiwa3fsi signature is having Arun on chamberlains cough remedy Between the hours of eleven of clock a. In. And closing time at night on Jan. 25th, 1901, a. F. Clark druggist Glade Springs va., sold twelve bottles of chamberlains cough remedy. He says a i never handled a Medicine that sold better or gave better satisfaction to my customers. This remedy has been in general c use in Virginia for Many years to attend her. No Bones were and the people there Are veil a broken but the Muscles of her Back and Side Ere badly sprained. She is resting much easier today. Castonia. Bears the of the kind you have always Bong signature at quainter with its excellent qualities. Many of them have testified to the remarkable cure which it Bas effected. When you need a Good reliable Medicine for a c6ugh or cold or attack of the grip use Chamberlain s cough remedy and you Are certain to be More than pleased with the Quick cure it affords. For Sale by n. G. Woodward. Defiance College Defiance Ohio. Classical philosophical literary and Normal courses school in music Art election Commerce and theology. Re organized and competent teachers in All departments. Frederick g. Roman a Normal expert of the National Normal College and Yale University has been placed at the head of the teachers College. You get what you want at the smallest Cost. Total Cost of living expenses $2.oo to $2.50 per week. Third Quarter opened Jan. 26th, fourth Quarter opens april 7. Write for information. P. W. Mcreynolds president

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