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Defiance Weekly Express (Newspaper) - May 21, 1903, Defiance, Ohio Defiance is a City of the second Grade population 10,00 0. Growing rapidly situated at the Confluence of the a Glaize and Maumee heart of the great Maumee Valley vol. , Ohio thursday May 21, 1903. No. 24 disastrous runaway on Friday afternoon one Man lost his life and two others were badly Hurt. Guy p. Mcgovney died at the Cunningham House on Perry Street at 3 15 from / l injuries received in a runaway near the Corner of fifth and Perry streets at 6 00 porn. Fri Day. He was aged 23years, 7 months and 23 Days. The remains were prepared for burial at the Cunningham House and taken to the Mcgovney Home 1054 Holgate Avenue in Martin amp cos ambulance at 5 a. In. Short services were held at the House at t 30 p. In. Sunday and the funeral occurred from the presbyterian Church at 2 00 p. In. The maccabees of which or. Mcgovney was a member. Had charge. One of the most distressing accidents that the press of the City has been called upon to record for some time occurred near the Corner of fifth Aud Perry streets at about 6 p. In. Friday. Guy p. Mcgovney lost his life and his father j. Vav. Mcgovney Ani Emery Graper were badly iii t. J. Vav. Mcgovney the Well known proprietor of the Standard livery barn on wan Estreet and his son Guy p. Mcgovney Driver of the Pacific express co. Wagon had been to their Home 1054 Holgate ave., for supper and were on their Way Back to the barn. On division Street they picked up Emery social Graper the grocery in an who is brother Clinton in business with his Frank at the Corner of and fourth streets. The horse which was hitched to the buggy jogged along quietly until after the fifth Street crossing of the Wabash railway had been passed. Sud Desly when near the j ones livery barn Corner of filth and Jackson streets the horse began to lunge violently. J. W. Mcgovney the father an expert horseman was driving he sat in the Center and his son Guy on the left and Emery Graper on the right Side of the buggy seat. When near the Box or casing that encloses the Anchor and Guy line of the Northwestern Telephone co., near tile Northwest Corner of fifth and Perry streets. Guy Mcgovney pulled on the left line and that caused the horse to swerve in next to the casing and then darting like a Flash to the right All three of the men were hurled from the buggy. J. W. Mcgovney was the first out and struck the Bank just West of the casing. He received a Cut above the right Eye and was terribly bruised about the right it weak a a i suffered terribly and was extremely weak for 12 years. The doctors said my blood was All turning to water. At last i tried Ayers Sarsaparilla and was soon feeling All right mrs. J. W. Fiala Hadlyme it. No matter How Long you have been ill nor How poorly you May be today Ayers Sarsaparilla is the Best Medicine you can take for purifying and enriching the blood. Done to doubt it put your whole Trust in it throw away everything else. $1.00 a Boule. All druggists. Ask your doctor what lie thinks of Ayers Sarsaparilla. He know Sall about this Prand old family Medicine. Follow his advice and we will be satisfied. J. C. Ayer co., Lowell mass. Shoulder and breast. Guy Mcgovney struck the casing on his left Side and Back and was whirled the full length of the Box by the buggy wheels. Emery Graper was the last to leave the buggy and he was finally dropped to the ground after the Rig passed the Box. Bystanders who saw the Accident say that Graper was caught in the wheels and whirled about several times before he was cast aside. His left foot was badly sprained and his body bruised. Ile went out on the right Side of the buggy. In the horse then continued its flight East to the resident of or. N. G. Woodward Corner Hopkins and Jefferson streets. It ran through and demolished a panel of the Iron Fence circled around the House Aud went out through the stable into the Alley iii the rear of the Andy Sauer House where it was stopped. The horse was not injured iii the least. In the meantime a crowd soon gathered at the scene of the Accident on fifth Street and it was found that Young Mcgovney who was picked up by officer Thos. A Sherry was dangerously Hurt he was leaning Over the casing spitting blood and left the imprint of his Bloo by hands on the casing. He was carried to the waiting room of the Cunningham hotel and or. C. W. Zellers and or. G. A. Huffman were called to attend him. Later or. Vav. S. Do Well was also called in. The doctors found or. Mcgovney in bad shape Aud soon announced that there was no Hope of his recovery. After a Hasty examination they determined that one or possibly More ribs on the left Side had been fractured and puncturing his lung caused the Haemorrhage which resulted in death and which As noted above occurred at 3 15 today. Prior to his death the Young Man was carried to an upstairs room in the hotel where he passed away. The remains were prepared for burial there and at 5 a. In. Were carried iii a. Martin amp Coos ambulance to the Mcgovney Home 1042 Holgate Avenue. The deceased was born in Adams county and had been a resident of Defiance about two years lie was a quiet unassuming Young Man exemplary in his habits and was respected by every one. Ile was a son of or. And mrs. J. By. Mcgovney who will have the sympathy of every one in the terrible Joss that has saddened their Happy Home. The maccabees which Young Mcgovney recently joined had charge of the funeral which occurred from the presbyterian Church at 2 00 p. In. Sunday. Rev. D. Dempster of Chicago officiated. The remains were be interred in Riverside cemetery. Karl Betson and we. Jones both Eye witnesses of the Accident say that it happened so Quick and was Over so soon that they could hardly Tell How it did happened. Even or. Mcgovney does not know what started the horse iii the first instance although it might have been a i it Ieese of paper. It was a terrible affair and has been a great Shock to the people. J. By. Mcgovney was Able to be Down town saturday but was so sore that he Couk hardly move. He was rendered unconscious by his fall Friday and it will be some time before he recovers from the Shock. Emery Graper was Down to the grocery saturday but or. And mrs. Henry Breckler of Noble township celebrated their Silver wedding thursday having been married Twenty five years. There were Over one Hundred guests present at the Celebration who sat Down to the festival Board loaded with All the delicacies of the season. The afternoon was spent iii a social manner with games Fortun telling and card playing. In the evening dancing was the amusement music being furnished by sheets orchestra of North Ridge. Later in the evening a number of the party got together and gave them an old fashion Belling which created a great Deal of excitement. The out of town guests were or. And mrs. Lutz and Bittie daughter Octavia or. And mrs. Dias. Smith of Tiffin mrs. Finerty and daughter Lizzie of Napoleon Jake Breckler Oliver shall and Joe shall and Francily of Paulding John Wisda and family of Washington township or. And mrs. M. Fry and daughter Mary or. And mrs. Christ w Interior miss Emma and Clifford Schmaltz of this City. Or. And mrs. Breckler received a number of Beautiful Silver presents. Mrs. Bre Ekless Sisters and brother came to Defiance this morning and had their pictures taken by or. Groselle. Mine. Matozzi the noted Beauty and Singer says a my face is much fairer the Rose deepens in my Cheeks my eyes grow brighter since taking Rocky Mountain Tea. 35 Weisen Burger amp Emery. Mary l. Johlin has filed a petition in probate court for a divorce from August Jollin. She charges neglect and extreme o o cruelty. Sutphen amp sup Lien for plaintiff. F. S. Dischinger and daughter Mary left saturday on their journey to Germany Over the Wabash. Their Steamboat transportation was sold to them by John a. Deindoerfer. Frank j. Mains and family and George Burton spent Friday on the Banks of the Maumee River fishing. They pitched their tents just East of Island Park and caught a Fine lot of fish. Or. Burton says the lunch was the feature of the Day. Frank Hutter who works on Bob packers Dray had his left foot badly Hurt while assisting in unloading a Surrey Friday afternoon. Several Bones iii the foot were broken. Hutter was taken to or. Zellers office where his injuries were cared for. Housewives headaches testimonial to a Well known Mechanic he was presented with a Fine watch by employers and associates. Is using a Cane from his fall. He is very sore you done to know Why you suffer from headache and you Are Apt to believe you have some dire female trouble but its dollars to doughnuts that you Are wrong. Women Are prone to Putoff the duties of nature to attend to the duties of the Home and when they do get time to go the feeling has passed. Constipation results and then the awful racking headache. Take a spoonful of or. Caldwell a syrup. Pepsin every night before going to bed. Keep it up for a few weeks. A. F. Klopf of Troy Ohio Miller at Hay nerds distillery writes under Date of june to 1901 a my wife and self suffered off and on for three or four years with constipation and sick headache and we received almost instant Relief by taking or. Caldwell a syrup pepsin. The use of several bottles restored our digestive organs to Normal condition and although we Are free from any gastric trouble we do not consider being without a bottle for a your Money Back of it done to Benefit you pepsin syrup co., Monticello 111. For Sale by the Ideal pharmacy 325 Clinton st. It would be impossible to conceive a More Delight Ful affair than the Surprise tendered or. F. S. Dischinger at his Home on Hopkins Street East Defiance on re ii urday evening. It was finer than a roman trill in p to. Because it was a tribute to a faithful Loyal employee an Lins we r v i n g Friend and p co iii pan Ion w h o c o Airn Ai id of the respect of All because of his in i Eliot a to his life work and thoughtfulness and care of those who were associated with him. It was indeed tons of the dignity of labor for in the simple speech of this skilled Mechanic were words that not Only cheered the hearts of those who had worked with him but evidenced the kindness and Justice of the messes. Kettenring for whom lie had Laboured so Many years. In May 1869, or. Dischinger entered the service of the Defiance machine works and for 34 years he has been a faithful employee. In May 1903 lie gave up work and on saturday in company with his daughter miss Marv will Start to his old Home iii Germany. They will Stop in Tonawanda a. Y., Over sunday with his son. Albert Dischinger and on tuesday will sail from new York City on the Steamer Kaiser Wilhelm Der Grosse. It was to say a last Farewell to or. Dischinger and his daughter and to pay a tribute to the father that the Surprise was planned. The committees in charge were As follows testimonials a. W. Helpman Geo. Smith e. I. Moss j h. Kettenring Geo. Kirk w. F. Shultz. Music Jos. Weisenburger Geo. Schuerman Henry Miller gust Gardner e. Couch j. Steinburger Louis Spring. Transportation Rudy Miller a has. Beard Jos. Bennett Mart Miller Jos. Bickering Elmer Clark. Geo. A. Ensign chairman. Program. I int 1908 the Dischinger testimonial presentation procession in the following order leave the office of the Defiance machine works at 7 15 of clock p. In. Headed by the press in automobiles band employers and employees thence to Dischinger Home. A watch out a put me off at presentation of testimonial by or. Dias. Seymour a social hour. A Zauf i e1 e us he called but was brought Back in the automobile. The Surprise was not Only Complete but is was overpowering. Or. Dischinger took a place on the veranda with his daughter miss Marv on the left and or. Betel Kettenring Oil his right. After a selection by the band or. Dias. Seymour presented or. Dischinger with a Beautiful Gold watch Chain and Charm in it was after 7 30 p. In. When the line was formed and the order Given to March. The Large automobile of w. A. Kettenring led. It was in charge of or. Kettenring. In the car were deter Kettenring the founder of the Defiance machine works or. Chas. Seymour of the drafting department John a. Deindoerfer of the German Herold Wayne g. Lee of the Crescent news w. In Mcclintock of the daily express and or. Ben Wells. Then came the Defiance military band with 130 employees of the machine works led by r. . Ii. Kettenring. The line of March was on third Clinton fifth and Hopkins streets to the Dischinger resident. As the men moved along the streets hundreds of people turned their faces and feet toward East Defiance and when the Dischinger Home was reached the streets for a Square was one solid Mast of people. Or. Dischinger was not at Home when the visitors the following words a emr. Dischinger stirred by a common impulse and feeling a common interest we have gathered Here to express by words and Token what we can of the fraternal regard which thirty four years of Fellowship have intensified and to bid you a cheerful Farewell upon the journey before you. A was time enters into All the plans and prospects of this life and even of Trudes upon our Joys we have chosen to bring with us something with which you May measure its flight. Take this and As you look upon its face and note its heartbeats keep freshly in mind the Assurance that Here Are faces which w ill never be turned from you and Here Are hearts that beat in unison with yours a we must not forget to be thankful that you Are not to journey alone but that you go under the Loving care of her who is the faithful Ecotype of one who through your brighter years shared the Joys and cares of your Early manhood. May god cheer and save you both. We can not relinquish this occasion without expressing Al prayerful god Speed and a Hope of ultimate return to that association with your fellow workmen which the Long years have cemented into insoluble Bonds. Indeed we feel sure that even when your feet Are threading their Way among the Hills of your native Baden and you Are striving with fruitless Endeavor to grasp some remembrance of Youthful emotion you will find your heart knitting itself with stronger tiber to the land of your adoption. And so we shall have the Joy of welcoming you Back to the scenes and institutions which your hand has helped to shape and your faithfulness has helped to after the applause attending this address or. Dischinger in simple words told of his years of service with the Defiance machine works. Iii May 1869, he applied for work and was promised a Job. He worked for a few Days on a canal boat and then went to work in the shop at a 1.25 per Day. The shop was then a Small affair but he was w Ith the company All the years that the present magnificent Plant was developing. He worked at whatever was to be done iii the Start. But soon demonstrated that there was something iii him and then he was advanced in ii is class of work. Only once iii the 34 years had lie asked for a raise iii his wages and that was when he was still grinding plow Pointe. Or. Kettenring told him to wait two months or until the plows were sold Aud there would be a raised and there was. Ile advised the men to stand by the company. He said that when lie went to work he received �1.25 per Day and Wien he quit told the men that they could do just As Well As he had done and that if they remained with the company that iii the end All would be Well with them. Or. Dischinger a speech was loudly applauded by the men and was most Gratifying to or. Deter Kettenring and his sons Vav. A., r. B. And Chas. Ii. Kettenring All of whom were present and took part in tho affair. The greatest Surprise was w Hen or. Dischinger opened the package in his hand Aud saw what he had received. It was a solid Gold watch 14 Caret Fine Elgin movements size 16, arabian dial Gold hands with Gold Chain and Gold Charm. On the front Case w As his Monogram and on the Back inside Case was engraved these words a of. S. Dischinger from employers and employees of Defiance machine machine works May la 1903.�?� the old Man was nearly overcome when he looked upon the gift and As he held it aloft thanked the boys from the Bottom of his heart. After the presentation of the testimonial a pleasant hour was spent iii a social Way Light refreshments being served and a Fine musical program rendered by the military band which was seated in the Yard. Hundreds of or. Dischinger a neighbors called during the evening to pay their respects. Miss Mary w As assisted iii received by the misses Emma Richholt Fannie Bennett Aud Della Yaunt. Mrs. Deter Kettenring was among the guests present and seemed to enjoy the affair very much. Or. Dischinger is one of the jollies German americans in the t he City and held one of the most important places in the Defiance machine works a place that called for a High class Mechanic a place that will Here after be held and filled by or. Geo. Kirk. A very Large number of the men employed by the messes. Kettenring have been with them for Many Long years and it is worthy of note that they Are All prosperous. Bot i employers and employees were Active iii making the testimonial to or. Dischinger a never to be forgotten event. The Parade alone was Well Worth seeing for it was composed of As Fine a body of workmen As Ever marched the streets of any City. As stated before or. Dischinger and and daughter Mary will sail from new York tuesday on the Steamer Kaiser Wilhelm Der Grosse. They will land at Bremen and their itinerary will then be Berlin Frankfort on tie main Karlsruhe and Landes Hauser Eppinger tile latter being the Home of or. Dischinger smother a lady now 81 years old. They will also visit at Baden a it Baden and late in August w ill re turn to America. They will visit with Al Dishinger Tonawanda n. Two weeks arid then return to their Home Here iii september. Or. Dischinger visited his Mother some ten years ago and this will be his second visit it to Germany since lie left there so Many years Pawnee Bill a wild West few men in the amusement world have advanced As rapidly to the front As major Gordon Vvs. Lillie or As lie is better known in Indian territory a Dawnee in presenting his historic wild West he has Clung closer to a representation of actual life among the strenuous people from numerous land. Ile has studiously avoided any Scenic environment rather Rei ving on the individual efforts of these people than pompous costume effects. His cowboys Are real cowboys whose knowledge of w Estern life has been acquired in the Saddle. His cossacks Are the real people from the Steppes of Russia. His gauchos we Ere born and bred on the pampas of South America those vast lands of Fertility Dwiere even to this Day the cattle roam wild and almost undisturbed for the native of a country kills game for its uses not for Idle sport. The cossacks gauchos and other foreign element of the show have been brought to this country especially for this great exhibition. Very Soldier seen in its presentation has been in Active service and nearly All have seen strenuous life in other lands where military service is Ever Active. Iii fact the hundreds of men employed Are exactly what they represent. The indians embrace members from the Daw Nee Sioux Snake Cherokee and blackfeet tribes and Are warriors with records. The arabs Are really inhabitants of the great Sahara. The bedouins Are from the far famed persian valleys. The program comprises features that set Forth the Active life these wonderful people from every clime follow for pleasure or profit. Taking it As a whole the fact remains that it is really an object lesson by which All May profit iii knowledge of we hat fellow Man is and How he lives and gives a glimpse of a picture of real life that will Ever he remembered. Hie Date is fixed and will not be changed it is positively monday june 1st. The old reu Able Pawnee Bill comes Defiance ago. The Best w wishes of a friends will go with him daughter Oil their Long Host of aril his journey. June 1st. Dawnee Bill a wild West exhibition will visit us on the above Date. Numbers of strange and stirring innovations Are promised and one iii Especial is the lilliputian wild w est for the Little folks. Indian boys Arab boys cossacks and mexican boys assisted by sturdy youngsters from the Frontier will imitate their elders Riding and driving Indian ponies. A diminutive Stagecoach a tiny band Wagon a Little Prairie Schooner and numerous other Western features Are handled by these Small Little Fellows. Powder absolutely pure there is no substitute relic of Long go discovered by or. L. J. Shead. To loan private funds. W inn a Hay. He we As receiving �3.25 and had saved enough to keep himself and family in Comfort the rest of his Days. I in said that he had at different times received offers of More pay if he would go away to other shops but those letters he had always Pigeon holed. Heed Wagner who left for Missouri about six we Eek ago to make that his future Home has been seriously ill for some time but has kept the knowledge from his family As Long Jas possible hoping to get better and not alarm them. The doctors final la told or. W Agner that his svs tem w As iii no condition to stand the change in Theel Imatean this time of the year and would be no help for him unless he went North and took treatment. This will be a great trial to or. Wagner in thus being hindered in his proposed plans. His family Viil not ship their goods South until or. We Agner has fully recovered his health. He has returned Home. Castoria. 3eara the / l0 kind you have always Boffin signature l. J. Shead had a bit of experience the other Day that was somewhat sensational to him. In passing the i ficus restaurant lie noticed a piece of old styled furniture standing on the sidewalk. Its familiar appearance so attracted his attention that he stopped to look at it More closely. It was a mahogany covered Center table minus the Marble top with serpentine Frame. The Why of its attractiveness was revealed when on the inside was plainly seen the shipping Mark forty nine years ago this month this table was with a Stock of furniture purchased in Cincinnati and shipped to Defiance by cd a boat by or. Shead who so near a half Century ago having come therefrom Richville n. Y., the native town of the late Edwin Phelps by. A. Brow n and present mrs. William Carter opened up a furniture business in the Pierce Evans store room which some years previous had been trading Headquarters for the aborigines As our Maumee Valley historian Calls them the two Story Structure now included in the Large a Weigerding feed barn is still standing on front Street next East of the skating rink. All of or. Sheady a family relatives and most of his Many a quaint instances Here of fifty years ago have passed away. Time has w Rought Many and great changes. Yet the remaining friends As Well As the memories of the past Are by him brightly cherished. Or. And mrs. Jacob Adams of Highland township who have been spending the Winter at Ocean Springs miss., returned Home Friday evening. Or. Adams who was in the City today is looking first rate. He says his daughter. Miss m. Dell Adams has close her school for the season and will be Home in about two weeks. Or. Adams has a relic in the shape of a Blackw Al Nugeane that came from the Stone River Battlefield. This Cane was Cut from a Board out of a tree that stood on the Battlefield and firmly fixed in the Cane is part of a Bullet that was planted their during the great Battle. 1850 the policies of the Aetna life insurance of Hartford Conn. Are Clear Brief awl simple contain no technical terms awl May be easily nil Erston i by any Oue. 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 i also write Etna Accident and health insurance of / every description. Northwestern a phone 639

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