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Defiance Weekly Express (Newspaper) - May 14, 1903, Defiance, Ohio Defiance Isa City or the second gradepofulation10,Ogo. Growing rapidly Quot situated at the Confluence of the a Glaize and Maumee Rev heart of the great Maumee Valley vol. , Ohio thursday May 14, 1903. No. 23 county convention of w. C. U. The session was concluded lecture. With a wednesday mornings session of the w. C. Ii. Was opened at 9 of clock Rev. I 0. Rhodes con ducting the devotional exercises. The singing was Iii charge of the w. C. Ii. Choir. Miss Nora Stevens read the Secretary a report after which a discussion was held on the work of the different departments of the local Union. It was decided to continue evangelistic work Flower missions scientific Temperance and literature work and also to take up the sunday school and Railroad department work. An interesting paper was Given on Flower Mission. A general discussion then followed As to the Best methods of Flower Mission Day. June 9th will be observed by the local Union As Flower Mission Day at the children a Home. The morning session was closed by singing a nearer my god to the afternoon. Session was Rev. B. W. Slagle spoke on a the Temperance work in Defiance and the interest the Union has taken in it. Rev. A. B. Murphy gave an interesting talk on a the uncomplaining mothers and what they were working under. Mrs. Trego gave an interesting sketch on sightseeing in different cities. Mrs. W. Ii. Hutchinson gave the yearly report of the local Union. The session was closed by singing a Trust and obey and Benediction by Rev. P. 0. Rhodes. Eve Exi no s session. The evening session was opened at 7 30 with singing a the Baptist choir. Mrs. Trego gave p. Falkon the strength in the w. C. J. The audience was very much interested in her talk. The evening meeting was closed by Rev. West of the College. Good school Good teacher opened at 2 30 of clock the open j ing exercises being led by Rev. I a j b. W. Slagle. A Rock of Altos i was then Sung by the choir. Cot a few remarks in regard to the work going on in the ii lion were Given by the county prod lest. For infants and children. File kind you have always bought a St. Two weddings wednesday two quiet Home weddings occurred in this City wednesday evening both of the brides being Given away by or. And mrs. La. W. Dicus. At g p. In. Or. A w. If. Everest and miss Riley Dicus were married in a Beautiful Home on Jefferson streets that the Groom had prepared for his Bride. Rev. S. L. Roberts officiated Only rela Tives of the Young people being present. The out of town guests were mrs. Everst Mother of the Groom and brother Art of Forest Canada and a sister mrs. Mccauley of Areona Canada. At 7 30 p. In occurred the wedding of miss Maytie Dicus and Wayne g. Lee of the Crescent news. The ceremony was performed by Rev. A. B. Murphy pastor of the Baptist Church at the Dicus Home Corner of Clinton and fourth streets in the pres ence of the same guests that had gathered at the Everest Home. These Young people Are Well known Here and have a Large Circle of friends to wish them a Long and Happy married life. Or. And mrs. Lee expect to go to House keeping Iii about three weeks. The ring ceremony was used in both marriages. Republican meeting Central committee is organized win. G. Elser closed a very successful term of school in District no. 0, Washington township Friday May 8, 1903. It was his second year of school work at that place. Every Effort that has been put Forth for the advancement of the school has been a successful one. At one of clock school was called after which a Short program was rendered by the scholars followed by the distribution of a treat for the children. Or. Elser is a Young Man of excellent character and is recognized As one of the Best teachers in the county. His services As a teacher cannot be overestimated by the District nor can he forget the kindness and obedience shown him by his scholars. Certainly these two years of school work have been a Success and the parents As Well As the scholars owe much to this Worth teacher. Or. And mrs. Carl Maxwell of Hicksville were in the City Sun Day. May Rah lost hair a a my hair came out by the handful and the Gray hairs began to creep in. I tried Ayers hair vigor and it stopped the hair from coming out and restored the mrs. M. , no. Salem mass. There a a pleasure in offering such a preparation As Ayers hair vigor. It gives to All who use it such satisfaction. The hair becomes thicker longer softer and More Glossy. And you feel so secure in using such an old and reliable preparation. Is of a bottle. All druggists. If your druggist cannot Supply you Send us one Dollar and we will express you a bottle. Be sure and give the name of your nearest express office. Address 9 j. Cayer co., Lowell. Mass. The Republican Central committee met at the Crosby House this icily at 2 p. In saturday. James to. Shulters was reelected chairman for the ensuing year and Lee Richardson Secretary. It was determined to elect an executive committee of five members. Win. Harper j. I Cameron f. L. Hay w. Ii. Mcclintock and j. .1. Craine were elected members of this committee they to choose the Odices of the organization. A convention will be held saturday May 23ih, in Defiance to elect five delegates and five alternates to the state convention to be held in Columbus june 3 and a 1903. Flie caucuses will be held wednesday Mav 20th, a 1 1/ 7 1903 so elect county delegates. Idle appointments will be one delegates for every ten votes cast for l. C. Laylin in 1902 and one delegates for every five or fraction Over so cast tie committee endorsed a petition for Rural routes from Ney Sherwood and Jewell. Meeting adjourned. Marriage licenses have been issued to Vav. Ii. Everest and Rue Dicus Vvs Ayne g. Lee and Maytie b. Dicus. Ii. C. Mason has been appointed executor of the will of Leander l. Mason late of Adams township deceased. The Public schools of the City Are getting ready to give their annual entertainment Quot one week from next Friday night. A Fine program is being prepared. John c. Diehl has accepted a position in the clothing store of g. M. Watkins and entered upon his duties saturday. Or. Diehl was in the clothing business Here for Many years and has a wide acquaintance in the country. The Turnbull Wagon co. Put a new truck in service monday. Mrs. Henry Wilson was Able to sit up sunday anti eat her dinner or. And mrs. J. S. Hailer and daughters Frances and Valeria spent sunday in Sherwood. The following marriage licenses has been issued Jesse Hees 20, and miss Alice Hutchins is both of Defiance. David Fullmer has been appointed executor of the will of Levina Myers late of Highland township deceased. Mrs. C e Roberts san Francisco Cal Woald not be without Rocky Mountain Tea in our House ifs a great family reined. Makes and keeps us Well. Weisenburger amp Emery. Rev. Doherty of St. Mary a Church publicly thanked a. F. Harley sunday for a donation of $10 for the new parsonage. Its like a a a dip Iii the Fountain of touches the Cheek so gently that a youth lingers on the face of old that a what Rocky Mountain Tea does. I5c. Weisenburger amp Emery. Prof. And mrs. S. Vav. Neader hauger., of Napierville 111., have a new boy baby at their Home. It is needless to say that they Are very proud of the first born. Auditor w. A. Snider returned Home from Lima thursday evening where he had gone to assist in the assessment of the c. L. Amp m. Ily. Col. Hobart who is in charge of the Road did not have notice of the meeting and was not ready to meet the auditors. The meeting was then adjourned until May 21st. A notable Pioneer called by death the most intelligent was one of the Best known Northwestern Ohio. Men in judge Martin Berkey died at the Home of his daughter mrs. E. N. Lewis on Holgate Avenue shortly after 2 p. In. Friday. He and mrs. Berkey had been visiting at the Lewis Home for several Days. Friday morning he had some trouble with his heart and or. Vav. 8. I Owell was called to attend him. Or. Powell discovered that judge Berkey was in bad shape and warned his friends that he might pass away at any time. At noon or. Berkey ate some dinner but after two of clock there was a recurrence of his trouble and at about 2 30 he said to or. Lewis a i fear i will have to let go a and sinking Back on his Pillow the life of the Pioneer closed like a Benediction. B e r in e Yaj Udo m Art i n Berkey was born in Westmoreland county. Pennsylvania january 17, 1819, and died at the Home of his daughter mrs. E. N. Lewis cold grub you May get plenty of exercise and at the same time your stomach and bowels will get out of fix. You wonder Why a its easy. You eat a cold meal in the Middle of the Day Wash it Down with hot Coffee or cold Beer finishing off with a lot of indigestible pastry and go Back to work. If you will take a dose of or. Caldwell syrup pepsin every night it will unload your stomach and bowels and you will soon be Able to eat anything without suffering. W. E. Oswalt of Ottumwa la., writes under Date of april 1,1901 a i will take this Means to inform you of the benefits i have received from using your syrup pepsin. I have been troubled for three years with my stomach in fact could hardly keep Down anything i could eat and had spent Between $100 and $200 with doctors without getting Relief. One Day i saw syrup pepsin advertised and As i had tried everything else i gave syrup pepsin a trial Aud after the first dose. I could eat without nauseous feeling. I have recommended syrup pepsin to a number of persons who used it with entire satisfaction. I will add that a Friend stated he would have been willing six months ago to part with a 400 acre farm for the Relief he has your Money Book of it Don t Benefit you pepsin syrup co., Mont Lovillo ii Ftp Bale by the Ideal pharmacy 325 Clinton St. Martin Perkey. On Holgate Avenue this City May 8, 1903, aged s t years 3 month and 19 Days. When or. Berkey was six months old his parents moved to Berry county Ohio and after two years moved near the town of Lancaster Fairfield county. In 1827 the family left Fairfield county and moved to Seneca county Young Berkey being but eight years of age at that time. The father died in Seneca county and at the age of fourteen years the boy was thrown upon his own resources and compelled to shift for himself. He worked at Odd jobs until he reached the age of Twenty one years. When he left Seneca county and located in Williams county where with his savings he was Able to enter and Clear 140 acres of land. In 1823 he was married to Catherine Gaudern of Williams county. The Young couple went to housekeeping in a primitive Way in a log Cabin and used furniture built by or. Berkey himself. Two daughters resulted from this Union mrs. Or. E. N. Lewis of Holgate Avenue and mrs. Ezra Hilton of North Defiance. Or. Berkey was appointed one of the first postmasters in Williams county being made postmaster at Spring Lake by Brest Dent Tyler. To 1854 judge Berkey was received into the North Ohio m. E. Conference. Ile served various appointments until Tsoi when he was elected chaplain of the 68th o. Or. I. And went to the front. He was in the siege of it. Donaldson and at the Battle of Pittsburg Landing. Shortly after that his health became bad and he resigned and came Home. Living to bad health he was forced to retire from Active service As a minister and became a Supe Ranate. For thirty years after his return Home from the War or. Berkey was Iii the mercantile business at Pioneer. In 1878 he was elected probate judge of Williams county and served nine years. At the close of his third term he moved to this City where he resided up to the Day of his death. Although living in retirement judge Berkey was Iii 1892 induced to accept the democratic nomination for councilman and was returned from the fourth Ward by a handsome majority the wife and two daughters survive judge Berkey. The funeral will occur from the Lewis Home on Holgate ave., at 2 p. In monday or. E. L. Whitlock of St. Baul m. To. Church and or. B. B. Dope of Van Wert officiating. Bishop Bosh of which the deceased was an honoured member will have charge of the funeral. The remains will be interred in Riverside cemetery. A the friends have had Man v Mes to sages of condolence one letter in particular being from Chas. A. Bowersox of Bryan. Judge Berkey was honoured by All our people. Ile and his excellent wife celebrated the sixtieth anniversary of their marriage on March 12 of the present year. People in the use the land Kinyon remedies they understand that in order to be healthy and Strong they must have pure blood in order to have pure blood the three most important organs in the body must be healthy and Active. The stomach must digest the food properly so that the body May be nourished the kidneys must be Strong in order that the impurities May be removed the liver must be Active in order to enable it to Complete the process of digestion and maintain a healthy action if the bowels. They know Kinyone a blood and kidney remedy tones up the stomach strengthens the kidneys regulates the liver if you have a poor appetite foul breath bad taste in the Mouth Sallow skin pimples or eruptions if your skin itches if you have pains in the Side or hips if you have pains in the Back or under the right shoulder neuralgia or rheumatic pains feel irritable sleepless have discouraged or gloomy spells and Are All played out and run Down. It is time to take Kinyone a blood and kidney remedy Price $1.00. No Woodwford druggist. At ii is Home Between Stanley and Florida Henry county sunday afternoon aged 33 years. The funeral occurred from Wesley Chapel at to a. In. Thursday Rev. Rest officiating. Remains interred in the Cole cemetery. Knights the old reliable Smith the infant of or and mrs. Jacob Smith died at their Home 1018 Schultz Street sunday morning aged 4 lays. The funeral occurred monday. The remains were taken to River Side cemetery for burial. Hattie maim died at her Home in Tiffin township at 6 p. In. Friday evening. The funeral cd Cir d monday morning at to of clock from the House. Stork Mary Stork died at her Home in a Glaize township Baulding county wednesday afternoon. Funeral Friday from St. Cauls lutheran Church this City. Death barkers mrs. Charlotte wife of w. I. Barker died at her Home 637 Francis Street sunday morning aged 59 years. She leaves a husband and two daughter mrs. Willey of this City and mrs. Emma s. Crispin of Jackson Midi. The funeral occurred from the House at 2 p. In. Tuesday Rev. A. B. Murphy officiating. The remains were interred at Riverside cemetery. Mrs. Barker had resided in this City for thirty years and was a most excellent Christian lady. The husband Vav. I. Barker is one of the Best known employees of the Defiance machine works and a Man of High character. Miller Richard Miller who has been very sick for several weeks died at his Home in East Defiance shortly after 12 of clock thursday aged 63 years. Ile leaves a wife Aud two children Sanford Miller of Napoleon and mrs. Carrie Moore of South Bend ind. The funeral occurred from the House on East Street at 2 p. In. Saturday Rev. E. A Whitlock officiating. The remains were interred in Riverside cemetery. Or. Miller has been a resident of this City for 19 years. Mrs. We. Wittenez died Friday at 7 p. In. At her Home near Junction aged 36 years 5 months 12 Days. She leaves a husband and four children. Lydia 13, William 7, Homer 3, and a baby five weeks old. She was the daughter of or. And mrs. Brinkman of Defiance township and is a sister of John and William of this City. She was a Good Christian lady and was a devoted wife and Kotlier. Fuller a1 monday at i p. In. At the House. Interment in do timer cemetery. Rev. Brown of Toledo officiated. Ii fist e re Joseph h Cis ter one of the pioneers of this county died at his Home in South Richland township wednesday afternoon aged 82 years. The funeral occurred from the House at to a. Rn., saturday Rev. F. E. Lahr officiating. The remains were interred in the hire cemetery. Kernst marshal Kerns died Templar Defiance commander inspected. Defiance commander no. 30, in. T., was officially inspected Friday evening by Deputy grand commander Rev. J. M. Mills of Lima formerly pastor of St. Baul m. E. Church this City and prelate of the grand commander of Ohio. Rev. Mills was made a Knight in Defiance commander and he was greeted by a Large number of comrades at the conclave Friday evening. One person was Given the knights Templar degree during the evening and a class of ten was Given the Knight of Malta degree and the work cleaned up. Music was furnished by the following choir mrs. Gertrude Schrack mrs. Shaw it. Ii. Sutphen and or. Ii. E. Myers. After work a Light luncheon was served by sir Knight r. Brown. The commander has a great Deal of work ahead of it for the coming summer. Mrs. Mcbroom and mrs. John Iless Are spending the week in new Bavaria. It adds spice to dreary life encourages the human heart lifts one out of despair breathes new life and Confidence. That a wha Rocky Mountain Tea i i do. Weisenburger amp Emery. Jesse Hilton of Tiffin and or. Walt Hilton of pleasant Bend were Here monday to attend the funeral of their Grandfather judge Martin Berkey. Or. B. Vav. My Reynolds presi Dent of the Defiance College left for new York City sunday where he goes to meet with representatives of the Christian Church who Are interested in Defiance College. Marriage licenses have been issued to the following persons Chas. Ross and Mary Moore Martin in Desgranges and Cora e. Lucas. Or. Ii. E. Myers the dentist Las installed an electric motor in Lis office the Power coming from the b. G. Amp e. Co. Ile is shaping his office up in Fine style. J. A. Deindoerfer broke a Riyal Outh Rock egg that was sent him from the Home of Ulrich Ball some weeks ago. There were three Yolks in the egg. The books and records of the cemetery Hoard were turned Over to the Board of Public service today and that body is now in charge of Riverside cemetery. A or. Shoner and daughters of Napoleon were in attendance at the funeral of Helen Loeffel which occurred from St. Johns cat Nolie Church this morning. R. W. Watkins and c. J. Daoust returned Home from a business trip to Arkansas sunday evening. C. C. Kuhn and Joe Daoust who were also members of the party returned Home tuesday evening. Rev. Francis Doherty returned Home thursday from Cleveland where he attended the services at St. Augustine Convent. A number of nuns took their final vows As nuns among them being miss Julia embers of this n City. H. B. Miller was in Williams county the Day looking after his sheep which Are being shorn. Horace has become one of the leading ram master of Williams county since Grover went out of office. Baking powder absolutely pure there is no substitute goes to California. Rev. B. W. Slagle started monday upon the first stage of his journey to los Angeles cal., off Here he goes As a Delegate to the general Assembly of the presbyterian Church. Rev. And mrs. Slagle left for it. Wayne id this morning and will go from there to Milwaukee wis., for a few Days visit with their son Rev. J. Fred Slagle. Rev. Slagle will then go on to California being accompanied by sol Zarbaugh of Holgate who is also a Delegate to the Assembly. Rev. Slagle will spend a month in California. John c. Diehl who has taken a place in the store of g. M. Watkins has had Many years of experience in the clothing business and is a careful painstaking Salesman. What he recommends is Good. He would be pleased to meet All his friends. Attorney general sheets went to Dayton thursday to Conter with e. B. Matthews City solicitor with respect to bringing a suit to test the question of whether or not City councils have authority to appoint Cit a boards of equalization under the new code. It is probable that the suit will be filed in the supreme court today and that a decision will be rendered not later than May 29. Dont be fooled the Market is being flooded i with worthless imitations of Rocky Mountain i a a Tea a a a to protect the Public we Call Especial attention to our Trade Mark printed on every package. Demand the genuine. For Sale by All drug Guys. In Don Burt received a Box of oranges from his father l. Burt who has an Orange Grove in California. Some of the oranges received were very Large. Or. And mrs. Gene Russell of East Prairie mo., Are the parents of a 9% Pound boy. Or. Russell was formerly a Defiance boy. He moved to Missouri a year ago. John e. W id Mer has received a letter from Garrett ind., which states that his Uncle Dan Widmer is Able to be on the streets again after his recent dangerous illness. A pocket Book was picked up in a closet at the court House Friday. It contained �190 and belonged to county commissioner Gao. F. Henning. The Money was picked up by prosecutor Openlander. The funeral of the father of John w. And m. E. Lynde occurred at natural Bridge n. Y., Friday John w. Lynde who wms in attendance will not return Home until next week some time. The following masons from this City attended the meeting in Evansport Friday evening e. J. Helps j. Ii. Tennyson Karl Groweg Virgil Squire. Sam i Evy Cleve Wight and de Hall. One candidate was raised a brother of de Hall. On monday delegates to the g. A. Ii. Encampment department of Ohio to be held in Marietta will leave Over the Wabash and the Public in general is invited to go along. The fare round trip is �5.10, a very Low rate. The delegates from the Post Are Are w. A. Kehnast j. W. Leac Viand Gardner Dabney w. Ilc., mrs. M. A. Bell and Mattie Hudson. 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 Etna Accident and health insurance of every description. Northwestern a phone 639

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