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Defiance Weekly Express (Newspaper) - March 12, 1903, Defiance, Ohio Defiance Isa City of the se�,ondgrade-po>olation--10,000. Growing rapidly a situated at the Confluence of the a Glaize and Maumee Rivers. 0000000 000g00 a republicanism unquestioned k family newspaper of ww>00�0000 00 00000000000400 and the Best advertising medium 0000000��<00�>>0�>the heart of the great Maumee Valley vol. , Ohio thursday March 12, 1903. No. 14 Maggie Kress has returned Home tells of the recent escape Worth a part in it and Els found gives this Maggie Kress has been her friends Learned Friday morning that she was Iii the City of Anderson ind. It was four weeks saturday since the girl disappeared from her Home and though her Case has been advertised All Over the Union it was not until Friday that her friends and the officers in charge of the Hunt were Able to get any information whatever about the girl. The following Telegram broke the silence and suspense regarding the Fate of miss Kress Anderson ind., March 5 �?T03. Chief Folice Defiance o. A we have Maggie Kress. Do you want her. Answer Quick. Mark Robbins chief the Telegram was a great Relief after the Long weeks of suspense tireless search and unusual expense in trying to locate her. Immediately upon the reception of the Telegram City marshal Thomas Buchholz special officer John p. Eiser h. P. Miller and Otto Kress brother of the girl went to the Long distance Telephone station and communicated with the Anderson officials. Marshal Buchholz talked to chief Robbins briefly and then ii. P. Miller took the a phone. Fie talked to the chief and then to Maggie Kress in person. She stated that she had a Good Job in Anderson and did not want to leave. In fact she said she would not return he brother Otto then talked to her and after he had told the Young lady about the serious condition of her Mother Maggie consented to return on the condition that she might return again to Anderson. She did not say what kind of work she had Only that it was a Good Job. Chief Robbins said she was working in a respectable place and had a Good boarding House. Chief Robbins identified miss Kress by Lier picture which he saw published in an Indianapolis paper. When the chief approached the girl and asked her if her name was not Maggie Kress she answered very promptly that it was and lie at once took charge of her. It was the purpose to bring the girl Home whether she wanted to come or not As she was a minor but her consent precluded the possibility of any trouble. It was not Learned How Long the girl had been in Anderson iud., or anything about her Rove. Ments prior to her coming to that City. Indianapolis Story. The following special to the Cincinnati enquirer of Friday Indianapolis ind., March go a Young couple the Man about 30 years old and the woman about 20, rented on saturday feb. 8, apartments of mrs. W. To. Preston 823 College Avenue spaying one month in Advance. They gave their names As or. And mrs Ellsworth of Pittsburg Penn. Or. Ellsworth said that his Bride was the daughter of Pittsburg people who were much opposed to the marriage and therefore they had eloped to new York state his wife afterwards returning to Pittsburg. He was in Pittsburg a Day or two before the appearing at mrs. Preston she said and accidentally meeting his wife on the Street lie coaxed her to accompany him on a business trip he being a travelling Salesman. As there was no time for her to return Home for her trunks they came away without surplus bag Gage. Well supplied with Money. He was plentifully supplied with funds and the following Day one of the women of the household accompanied mrs. Ellsworth Down town where she made Liberal purchases of wearing apparel. As a Rule the Young couple kept close to their apartments having their meals served in their rooms. Mrs. Els Worth speedily in in a sed herself by her Good singing. Wednesday or. Elsworth went Down the Street and soon after he returned in a great hurry and with mrs. Elsworth fully dressed and with a Small hand Satchel she left her husband explaining that she had been suddenly called to Pittsburg by her family. On Friday following stranger called at the Preston Home making inquiry concerning the Els Worth and when mrs. Preston told him of the Call or. Elsworth appeared very much disturbed and soon after he announced that he also had been called away. He declined any return of Money advanced for the room and he also left two new blankets. Recognized the picture. Left for it. Wayne ind., Friday at 4 31 Over the Wabash being accompanied by mesdames brewing and Kress. Upon their arrival in it. Wayne the party drove to the a Valine hotel where they met officer Williamson of Anderson ind., who had in his charge Maggie Kress. The meeting of Che Sisters was very affecting and their pent up feelings found vent in tears. After the first Shock of the meeting was Over Maggie talked freely of her adventures. She was shown a copy of the dispatch sent out from Indianapolis and said every word of it was True being prompted doubtless by the statement that they also had a letter from mrs. Preston. The girl then entered in o the details of her escapade with l. E. Elsworth. She said that for Many weeks before her departure from the City with the Man he had been pleading with Lier to go away promising that in event she did that he would secure her a position on the stage. He insisted however that the Only Way the scheme could be worked was for them to go away As Man and wife. She finally consented and they had planned to leave one week earlier than they did but something intervened to spoil their plans at that time. However on the morning of february 7th they got away. The girl claims that Elsworth gave her $5 to buy her ticket to it. Wayne in the hallway at Preisendorfe amp Zellers drug store and also told her to get writing material. On their Way to Wayne miss Kress wrote the letter to Lier friends in which she announced that by the time they received the letter she would be married. The letter was turned Over to Elsworth Aud when it reached Here it was Post marked Benton Harbor Mich. It is not known How the letter was sent to that place but it is supposed that Elsworth had a Friend there to do him a Good turn. After the couple reached it. Wayne they talked for a time in the depot and then took a trolley car ride All Over the City. Later they boarded a train for Indianapolis ind., where they stopped at a hotel. The next Day they engaged rooms of mrs. W. H. Preston 823 College ave. Elsworth a next move was to take a run Over to Lima Ohio to his wife. Maggie says that upon Elsworth a return to Indianapolis he told Lier the a Jig was up a and they would have to get out of at. He then gave the girl so me Money and told her that she had better Hunt work some where and a play the girl says that after she left Elsworth she took an inter Urban for Anderson ind., where she joined a theatrical company. She claimed she was with this company All the time after she left Ellsworth and had just come from the show when chief Robbins called her. Ellsworth gave her $3 at Indianapolis and says that she earned $24 on the stage and had some coming that she did not get. Her experience at Anderson cured her craze for the stage. The rest of the Story was Given in the daily express of Friday. The above statement covers the Story Given to her friends and the officers. The girl insists that during the time she was with Elsworth there were no improper relations. Miss Kress was looking >11 when she returned Home. There was a big crowd at the b. Amp o. Depot when she left the train but it was quiet and orderly and there was no demonstration. There was a much larger crowd at the Wabash depot but it was disappointed. was seen sat Dav to morning but had nothing much to say. She said she had telegraphed to Indianapolis for certain information and would be guided in Here future actions by what she Learned from that Quarter. Elsworth had been out of the City for several Days but returned at noon saturday Aud thus surprised Many who supposed he had jumped the county. The miss Kress indicated clearly by her conversation that she is badly stage struck. Chief of police Robbins is not inclined to believe the girls Story of her Home life. The officers Are looking for the alleged theatrical Man mock. He will be taken into custody for an explanation if he can be located. It is not quite Clear what a theatrical Man would mean by trying to organize a company such As miss Kress tells about and the officers Are suspicious. The Young woman met him in a loaf boarding House it is said fool breath ? and he at once asked her to his show company. Join school program dist. No. 4. Mrs. Preston thought no More of the circumstance until she saw a picture of Maggie Kress the Iii a missing Defiance Ohio girl pub where lie telephoned to his Wile fished in the enquirer and she in this City. That was about 4 asthma a one of my daughters had a terrible Case of asthma. We tried almost everything but without Relief. We then tried Ayers Cherry pectoral and three and one half bottles cured a Emma Jane Entsminger Langsville. O. Ayers Cherry pectoral certainly cures Many cases of asthma. And it cures bronchitis hoarseness weak lungs whooping cough croup Winter coughs night coughs and hard colds. Til rec sizes 25c., 50c., $1. All druggists. Consult your doctor. If lie says take it then do As he says. If he tells Yon not to take it then Don t take it. He knows. Leave it with him. We Are willing. J. C. Ayer co. Ian Well mass. Recognized it at once As a Correct likeness of mrs. Elsworth. While at the Preston Home mrs. Elsworth talked very Little of her people but mrs. Preston recalls that she spoke of her father As a methodist minister. When Elsworth first came to the Preston Home he wore a Short Beard but in a few hours he appeared with a clean shaven face. Miss Maggie Kress who has for the past month been the Cen trial figure in one of the biggest social sensations known in the Northwest for years reached her Home in this City Friday coming Iii from it. Wayne ind., on Wabash train no. 24, due in this City at 7 54 p. In. She was accompanied by Lier sister mrs. Anna Breining mrs. Otto Kress and special officer John p. Eiser. A cab met the party at the b. Amp o. Depot and was at once driven to the Kress Home on Clinton St Reet where the anxious Mother was awaiting her daughter. Special officer John p. Eiser p. In. Tuesday feb. Lith. It appears that Elsworth had an idea that lie would not be connected in any Way with the disappearance of miss Kress but he was a deceived when he talked miss Kress will go to the Home of her sister at Chillicothe in a Short time where she will make her Home in the future. Anderson ind., Story. The following Story appeared in the Cincinnati enquirer Satur urday baby s 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 Toj move the Little ones bowels give it one Quarter teaspoonful or. Caldwell syrup pepsin pleasant to the taste a contains nothing which can harm the most a i never was so much surprised i delicate organism. Physicians will so t a j i a1 i . A _ a a a it. .4-u a 4-u i r f of a Printer greatly surprised in my life As i was with the results of using chamberlains Spain Balm a says Henry t. Crook Pressman of the Ashville n. A i Gazette. A i contracted a severe Case of rheumatism Early last i Winter by getting my feet wet. I tried several things for it with i out Benefit. One Day while looking Over the Gazette i noticed i that pain Balm was positively guaranteed to cure rheumatism 1 so bought a bottle of it and before using two thirds of it my rheumatism bad taken its flight testify to the truth of this statement. See Page 21 of our Book of write for it today. Mrs. Allie Jackson of Farmer City 111 writes a my seven months old baby was troubled a great Deal with his stomach and bowels. I 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 Bank of it dont Benefit Yoe pepsin syrup co., Monticello Iii. Anderson ind., mar chg after being detained at police Headquarters since last Midnight miss Maggie Kress in charge of officer Williamson left this City at to of clock this morning for her Home at Defiance Ohio from which place she has been mysteriously missing since Early in february. Miss Kress took the matter philosophically and smiled sweetly while talking with officers and others. She said she would go Back to Lier old Home but that she would not stay there. The local officers having no charge to place against the Young woman concluded to not Send her to jail until word could be received from Defiance. She was tendered the private office at police Headquarters where she could rest on a Couch. She declined to undertake to sleep until after 3 of clock this morning. Miss Kress seems to have a grievance against her Mother. My father is dead and Ray Mother has not treated me right a she said. A she would not allow me the privileges of other girls and i decided to leave Home. I was working the Friday before i left Home and Drew what Money was coming to me then packed my clothes to leave. The next morning i took a train for it. Wayne. I was alone and went to a hotel. On sunday i left it. Wayne for Indianapolis and was at a hotel there for a few. Days then came to Anderson. A i have been stopping at a hotel Here. I met a theatrical Man name mock Here last week and he promised to give me a place with the Shannon Stock company. He went to Elwood yesterday to get three More girls and i expected to see him Back today i have a position offered me on the stage and i am going to accept it. I was with a show company two months of last year and i like the successful Winter term of school in District no. 4 was brought to a close Friday evening when tile following program was rendered cake walk orchestra. Song a America quote school. Rec., a greeting Quot a Louisa Bohlke. Rec., a Why Betty did no to laugh a a Anna Hohenberger. Instrumental music messes Whetstone. Reading to a disturbance in Church a Minnie Smith. Rec., a the snowbirds Quot a Eddie Krause. Song a on a sunday afternoon Quot a orchestra. Rec., a remember child remember a Katie Anderson. Rec., a two fortunes Quot a Minnie Hohenberger. Rec., a my papa Quot a Walter Bohlke. Reading a an exquisite customer a Ollie Smith. Song a just next door a Myrtle Flanna Gan. Rec., a this worlds not All a fleeting show a Louisa Bohlke. Reading a old Jack in the Well a Frances Fox. Rec., a Little Bessel a Minnie Beindorf. Labor song nine pupils. Rec., a the Turkey a Charles Beindorf. Rec., a last words Quot a miss Amelia Stetter. Rec., a the Farmers a Elmer and Wilburn Mccann. Song orchestra. Rec., a the animals a a Frank Mccann. Rec., a memory pictures a Minnie Beindorf. Rec., a my dollies a Phoebe Smith. Rec., a a bad boy a Ollie Smith. Rec., a when Mamma was a Little girls a Louisa Bohlke. Song a indeed i did no thee no messenger boy a or. Austin. Reading a a Pike county wedding a miss Amelia Stetter. Dialogue a How she cured him Earnest Dora Aud Minnie Hohenberger. Instrumental music messes. Whetstone. Reading a the spoken Dykes a Frances Fox. Song a far away a six pupils. Rec., a a trading Joe a miss Amelia Stetter. Rec., a that kiss a Walter Bohlke. Song a the baggage coach ahead a Myrtle Flannagan. Rec., a popping corny Louisa Bohlke. Reading a Spring housecleaning4�?T�?miss Amelia Stetter. Song orchestra. Rec., a the Toper a Minnie Hohenberger. Reading a Schlad Shimer done to conciliate a miss Amelia Stetter. Song a Omassa s in the cold ground a messes. Whetstone. Song a my old Kentucky Home a several girls. Distribution of prizes. Closing selection orchestra. The orchestra rendered Many amusing selections Dot named in the program. We sincerely thank All who so kindly assisted us in making the exhibition a Success. The Spring term of school will open april 6, 1903. Miss Amelia Stetter teacher. Did you Ever meet a person with a foul breath and have them get close to you while relating some Good joke ? and although you wanted to escape the breath you could not ? the cause is is a disordered stomach and a general bad condition of the blood possibly a torpid liver was the primary cause. Would you not advise them to do something to get rid of that breath Reader if you Are one of those unfortunates with a foul breath Why do you not take action Why do you not see that your stomach is put in order ? there is no excuse for it when there is a remedy at hand. Kinyone a blood Quot Quot kidney remedy strengthens the kidneys enabling these important organs to Carr off the impurities. Regulates the liver so that it May Aid in the digestive operation and keep the bowels Active. Tones up the stomach and enables it to properly digest the food so that the body May be nourished and become Strong. With these organs All Active and Strong the system becomes cleansed and the foul breath will leave As if by magic. Do not delay. Act at once. Trial size 50c. Regular size $1.00 mining Chance no Woodwford a Defiance company for Montana mines. Or. To. K. Reynolds of this City of the Bowen grocery is interested in a very attractive Gold mining proposition in the state of Montana. Or. Reynolds is the Patentee of a dredging machine for raising Gold bearing Sand gravel and Rock out of streams or Rivers. Or. Reynolds has the refusal of some $40,000 Worth of rang machinery owned by Philadelphia pa., parties. He intends to organize a Stock company if possible of Defiance people so that the machinery May be put in operation in claims available and Best known to himself and located in the state of Montana. We have investigated or. Reynolds propositions and think it is a Good Chance for some one to get in on the a ground floor with or. Reynolds As we understand he has his weather Eye out and would not be averse to meeting and talking with any person who May feel interested. The old Reu Able druggist. Preston Story was a statement of the facts miss Mary Fry is Able to be out again after a severe attack of the grip. Mrs. We. Rath of Brunersburg is quite sick and is under the doctors care. The county commissioners have found for the Balske Road in Defiance township. Mallett Bros have just closed out a Deal with George w. Benner for a Fine Monument. About the Only thing new in the Kress affair is a Telegram received from Indianapolis. Ind., this morning by special officer John p. Eiser. He was anxious to have a corroboration of the Story of mrs. Preston that l. E. Elsworth and Maggie Kress had stopped with Lier As reported in a special to the Cincinnati enquirer and reproduced Iii the daily express some Days ago. The Telegram received by Eiser is As follows Indianapolis ind., March 8, 1903. John p. Kiser Defiance 0. Detectives said mrs. Preston read clipping from Cincinnati enquirer and it is a True statement. Geo. Gaffe chief that settles the authenticity of a Story that shed much Light upon the movements of Elsworth arid miss Kress after leaving Defiance on feb. 7th and made it easy to get the whole Story from the Young woman. Putnam Fadeless Dye produces the fastest and brightest colors of any known Dye stuff. Bold by e. N. Lewis. Miss Eva Jennings who was called to Springfield to attend the funeral of a relative returned Home thursday. Foxy grandpa Deindoerfer a Fine italian ? hand was visible in the democratic caucuses saturday. Foxy purposes to go to Congress Begosh and i have not had a rheumatic i Gaie the Ideal phar pain sold by . Wood May 325 Clinton St. Ward. You will never wish to take another dose of pills if you of retry chamberlains stomach so liver i tablets. They Are easier to take i and More pleasant in effect. They cleanse the stomach and regulate the liver and bowels. For Sale by n. G. Woodward. Local politicians have made a Strong nomination or two around town notably that of or. J. W. Westrik for councilman in the third Ward. Under the new Law each Ward will hereafter have but one councilman instead of two and if the doctor is elected he will be a the whole thing on the North Side. Having acquired Fame in the wilds of the state of Maine As a Moose Hunter the politicians have at last prevailed upon him to try his Markman ship on Republican voters in the third Ward. The boys will have to put their Best feet Forward if they wish to distance the doctor. Years of suffering relieved in a night itching piles yield at once to the curative properties of Doans ointment. Never fails. At any drug store 50c. The funeral of Fred Schultz occurred sunday morning at the Tiffin township Church Rev. Dobbrick officiating. Interment in the Tiffin township grave Yard. A sneak thief entered the Home of Geo. H. Dicus on Jackson Street Friday evening and carried away two pair of or. Dicus a Best trousers. There is no clue to the thief. A i suffered for months from sore Throat. Eclectic Oil cured me in Twenty four m. S. Gist Hawesville by. The american steel package co. Has been receiving heavy shipments of steel and machinery for the last few Days. Or. J. J. Burns and family Are on their Way North from Orlando Fla. It will be several weeks before they reach Defiance. Weare sorry to learn that Henry sch Mick is in a very serious condition and that there is not any Prospect of any improvement. A Martin so co. Are having a handsome Balcony put in their furniture store on Clinton Street. It will be used exclusively for a display of dishes. Builds up the system puts pure Rich blood in the Yeins makes men and women Strong and healthy Burdock blood bitters. At any drug store. Amp Aki powder absolutely pure there is no substitute to the business men of Defiance for the past four weeks our business has been interrupted by Cincinnati part ies wanting to buy the Plant we Are in and also our business. We did not Block this in any Way but assisted messes. Winn and Martin As much As possible to have the Deal go through and offered our services to the new company if agreeable to them. Should this Deal have gone through it would have made for Defiance a Large Carriage factory. But at the present writing the Deal is evidently off. Both the Board of Trade and business menus association Are working hard to get some new industries located her. Both association Are entitled to some credit for their efforts in trying to locate factories Here. We also wish to state that we Are doing everything possible to increase our output and to employ As Many people As possible. At the present we have a few families that Are depending on what they can earn from the Carriage company. We Are making a strictly High Grade class of work which is a credit to the Defiance workmen work that finds a place and ready Sale in the markets of the country. We Are asking nothing from the City but we Are surely entitled to the Good will of the citizens of Defiance also a portion of their Trade. Amy favors shown us will be appreciated. Thanking you in Advance for All future favors we remain yours truly the Defiance Carriage co. Oa3tonia, boor tee / the Kiwi you have always a Cleft Gnu Tun c no matter How Long you have had the cough if it Hasni to already developed into consumption. Or. Wood s Norway Pine syrup will cure it. The county commissioners have reappointed . Mason one of the trustees of the children a Home. Or. Mason is Well liked by the officials at the Home. Geo. Mallett has returned Home from Wadsworth a town near Akron where he put up a costly Monument. He then went to Windham where he visited his son Ernest. Mrs. We. Davis was hostess to the w. V. In u. Ladies at a thimble party thursday at her pleasant Home on Jackson Street. A excellent dinner and supper was served by mrs. Davis assisted by her daughters mesdames Keesbury and Best. A delightful time was had by All present. Defiance College Defiance Ohio. When you Wake up with a bad taste in your Mouth you May know that you need a dose of Chamberlain s stomach so liver tablets. They will cleanse your stomach improve your appetite and make you feel like a new Man. They Are easy to take being sugar coated and pleasant in effect. For Sale by n. G. Woodward. Classical philosophical literary and Normal courses school in music Art election Commerce and theology. Castoria. Sears the / la kind you have always Taw signature at 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 $2.00 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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