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Defiance Weekly Express (Newspaper) - May 28, 1903, Defiance, Ohio It Defiance is a City of the second Grade a a a population -10,000. Growing rapidly situated at f he Confluence of the a Glaize and Maumee heart of the great Maumee Valley vol. , Ohio. Thursday May 28, i903. No. 25 county convention held Here saturday Deeg Testo the state convention chosen and Roosevelt endorsed. The republicans of Defiance county met in Delegate convention in the City Hall this City at 2 p.m.,,for Chepur Postof selecting five delegates and five alternates to the Republican state convention to be held in Columbus june i and 4. The convention was called by or. P. E. Riel pin an. L. E. Griffin of Hicksville was elected chairman and Vav. Ii. Met j in took. Secretary. After the Reading of the Calli the following persons were named for delegates first Ward Vern. Kirtley or. Second Ward r. T. Whitaker fourth Ward a. Groweg or. Farmer k. C. Lord Hicksville l. E. Gridin. They were elected by acclamation on motion of hey Ayers. The Roll was called a second time and the following persons named As alternates first Ward Vav. C. Burke third Ward c. J. Thompson Hicksville Frank Coulter Highland i. A. Brec Kibill Noble c. I. Jordan. They were elected by acclamation on motion of Bey Ayers. A a or. Ayers offered a motion that it was the sense of the convention that the delegates this Day elected be instructed to vote for a Resolution in the state convention endorsing Theodore Roosevelt for president in 1004. It was pointed out that the delegates if his motion prevailed would be bound to a Resolution whether one was introduced in state convention or not. Or. Ayers then with the consent of his second withdrew his motion. J. H. Neaderhauser then moved that the republicans of Defiance county in convention endorse Theodore Roosevelt for president. Before the motion was discussed. Or. L. B. Peaslee moved to substitute the following resolutions for Nea Houser s motion resolutions. The republicans of Defiance county Ohio in convention As Adam Wilhelm we note by the Holgate review is Selling a Good Many lots in the Village of Holgate. Many of the assessors Are making their reports and show quite a gain in returns of personal property. The Fulton county Pioneer i and historical society will hold its Semi annual meeting on the Fulton county Fairgrounds june to 1903 mrs. Anna Bell of Harrison Street has returned Home after several weeks spent in the Toledo Hospital. Mrs. Bell found the treatment there very beneficial and returns Home much improved in health. At a meeting of the Democrat held Here the other Day it was voted to take the county convention to Sherwood. Some of the Wise ones became very Busy for a time and then the vote was reconsidered and the convention came to Defiance. It is causing trouble. Great project now shaped up the purpose to Send boats through Cincinnati to now York City. Fridays was severe in some sections sem bled on the 23rd Day of May in Central committee 1003, do adopt the following resolutions first we affirm the principles of the Republican party As set Forth in the i As Testate and National platforms of said party. Second we hereby commend the policy and administration of the president of the United states. We Are in favor of president Roosevelt s nomination for president in 1904 and believe t hat the coming state convention should endorse the president for renomination. Third we heartily endorse the administration of gov. Nash. Fourth in senators Foraker and Hanna we find nothing but satisfaction and we recommend the re election of senator Hanna to the United states Senate. Fifth in our distinguished fellow citizen Hon. William Kirtley jr., we have the utmost Pride and hereby dispense with the form of balloting for the first Delegate from this county to the state convention and hereby appoint and select Hon. William Kirtly jr., As such Delegate. The resolutions were accepted by or. Nea Hauser and on his motion the resolutions were adopted without a dissenting vote. Convention adjourned. Storm the storm which visited this City Friday afternoon was general throughout Northern Ohio and was very severe in some sections. One of the most Gigant rejects Ever contemplated and greatly affecting Defiance and Toledo that of connecting the City of new York with Cincinnati by water by Way of which freight can be shipped direct from Cincinnati to the Metropolis without breaking the bulk is now Well under Way and with every Promise of a successful termination. The intention is to ship from Cincinnati to Toledo Over the Miami and Erie canal in special in constructed boats which will 1 be built so As to be useful for Lake As Well As canal traffic. From Toledo the boats will be taken in fleets and towed to Buffalo where they will be taken Down the Erie canal to Troy and from there to new York by Way of the Hudson River. The scheme grows out of the Cincinnati and Dayton packet company which was organized some years age by parties from Cincinnati. The Cincinnati and Dayton packet company finally passed pro out of existence and in its Stead the Cincinnati and Toledo packet company was organized with. Attorney Dias. E. Prior ask its president and a. E. Painter As Secretary. Or. Bomb was one of the stockholders and it was decided to build a line of packets to be hauled by a towing boat propelled by gasoline or steam and to enter the canal Trade in opposition to the Miami Anil Erie canal transportation com puny now known As the a electric accordingly says the Cincinnati enquirer the old fanning dry docks at the Point where Ludlow Avenue Clifton Crosse the canal were leased some time since and have been put in shape so that As soon As the water is again turned into the canal the work of building the new boats will be begun. These boats will be 81% feet Long and 14 feet beam they will be equipped with 50-horse-Power gasoline engines and when completed will Cost in the neighbourhood of $10,000 each. To loan private funds. Winn amp Hay. F c. I. Morse bought a Fine Road horse of or. M. V. Replogle on Friday. Forty two years ago Friday j. Harley came to the City of Defiance and went into business. He was very successful and though he retired Many years ago he is still Hale and Hearty and takes much interest in the affairs of the City. He spent the past Winter in Florida and came Home some time ago in splendid health. The Board of Public service held a Short meeting Friday afternoon and employed John 4 Ruble As City scavenger for one month at a salary of $100. Or. Ruble is to put on three teams and clean the City in Good shape. We commend the Board of Public service upon the stand it has taken in this matter. The express has pointed out on several occasions that the Only Way to clean up the City was to put on a Force sufficient to do the work. Charles Whipper Foreman in the composing room of the cres cent Nevis has handed in his in the Vicinity of Junction and i resignation and will go to Harry x to bronchitis a a i have kept Ayers Cherry pectoral in my House for a great Many years. It is the Best Medicine in the world for coughs and j. C. Williams Attica . All serious lung troubles begin with a tickling in the Throat. You can Stop this at first in a single night with Ayers Cherry pectoral. Use it also for bronchitis consumption hard colds and for coughs of All kinds. Three Dies 25c. 50c. Is. All Droger la la. Consult your doctor. If to pays take it then do As he says of to tells Yon not to Uke it then done to take it. He knows. Leave it with him. To Are willing. J. C. Avick co. Lowell mass. Wauseon wants the firemen a convention next year. The Napoleon Northwest wants to know if she has the Price. A Schuetze fest will be held at the Home of Henry Eickhoff i % Miles North of Hamler on monday and tuesday june i and 2. It matters not Bow Long you have been sick or who says you cannot be cured unless you Are dying of old age Rocky Mountain Tea will make you Well and keep you Well. 35c. Weisen Burger amp Emery. The 24th annual re Union of Ohio association of Union sex prisoners of War will be held at Granville Licking county. Tues-1 Dav and wednesday june 2 and 3, 1903, supt. In w. Heathen of the m. Amp e. Canal and collector in w. Myers drove to the Blue Creek Aqueduct saturday. The Aqueduct is in bad shape and will practically have to be rebuilt. During the Shower that passed around North sunday afternoon a Bolt of lightning came Down and struck a tree at the Home of Uncle John Miller on Clinton Street North Defiance. There were quite a number of people at or. Miller s Home sitting on the porch and while All were badly shaken up none suffered injuries aside from the Shock. It was a close Call. A rear end collision occurred two Miles East of Bascom a Village near Fostoria sunday morning at about 2 of clock. A dense fog caused the signals to be blurred and in consequence an extra freight Oil the Baltimore amp Ohio ran into the regular East bound freight no 90. The engine of the rear train and ten cars of each train was ditched. No one was Hurt the Engineer and fireman it is said having jumped when they saw that a collision was about to occur. Arthur they narrowly escaped a twister. It not Only rained very hard but hailed and the wind was High. A great Deal of Timber was blown Down and fences were scattered in every direction. Adam Clemens was at a farm House near Okalona baling Hay and during the storm the barn was struck twice by j the barn was not set on fire and As All the men were Iii the House 110 one was Hurt. A partition in the store of John Rogliatti in this City was blown Down during the storm but not much damage was done. The Telephone companies had Many complaints to make As their wires were left in bad shape. The storm was severe at Ayers Ville and the Telephone lines in that direction were put out of service entirely for a time. Near the Village a Bolt of lightning passed through a tree trunk like a knife and that took Down Many wires despite the loss the storm was a great Boon to the Farmers. Ivin Nane who is Foreman on the Parkersburg w. A Sentinel. Or. Vav hipper t left for Parkersburg tuesday evening. County auditor Vav. A. Snider was in Lima thursday and assisted in assessing the old c. L. Amp m. By. Now known As the Columbus amp Michigan re. The Road was assessed at $1500 and $50 per mile for rolling Stock. That makes the valuation in Allen and Defiance counties $12,865.00 each Aud in Putnam $40,450. The following Young ladles of Garrett were in the City thursday at the funeral of miss plier be Krutsch Maud and Mansilla Fullmer Pauline Kingsberry Eva Satterfield Jennie Hayes Ruth Mccullough Mabel Baker Ruth handsome Murrel Corton Emma Maxman and Blanche Yves t. T h Ese Young lad ies were in the High school with miss Krutsch. Fourth building struck lightning. By working people use Kinyone a blood and kidney remedy Why because they cannot afford to run up doctor Bills. They cannot afford to quit work and run in debt for the necessaries of life. Thousands of workingmen keep this remedy in the House All the time when they feel indisposed when their blood gets out of order when they feel the effects of an inactive liver when the kidneys Are not acting right they use this remedy they know that they can rely on it. They know that it saves doctors Bills. They know that it has helped them before. They know it has helped their neighbors. They use it for any member in their family Price . Trial size 50c. . Druggist. Soldiers Relief commission. The soldiers Relief commission met in the auditors office today a \ made the follow allo warn for the ensuing six months vue july August september october and november 1903 Defiance township. Mrs. James Hatfield $ it per 00 a a is so a a is of a a is of. Is of. Is of a a is of perfect assimilation Hannah Murphy p. Richardson Jeffries Ruth Hatfield j. Donley j. N. Bennett some people eat heartily even a ravenously yet 1 nothing seems to a stick to their ribs. Others done to eat much but assimilate All Nutriment in the food and get fat. We ii Ive Highland town8hih mrs. Elizabeth Schooley it per mols of Hicksville township a a Emma Attleberger a a m. A. Bevington my. L. G. Cox mrs. Dias. Floyd is of is 0 is Al is of letters from people who say that or. Caldwell a syrup pepsin during the storm shortly after noon Friday the fourth Ward school building was struck by lightning. Miss Blanche Hall who teaches in a South ground floor room was standing by an open window when the Bolt Camp Down and was so severely shocked that she fell across a desk unconscious. The children in the room were All shocked but were Able to get out and give the alarm. Miss Hall soon recovered after an application of cold water and camphor to Lier head and was then taken to the Home of prof. Canfield. M iss i f All s school was dismissed for the afternoon. A Flash of lightning that occurred just before the one that struck the building was Felt in miss Kate Sheridan a room. The children were terrified by the event but none of them were Hurt. The. Building was not damaged. Janitor Beezer was in the basement when the House was struck and thought the whole building was coming Down. Large meeting a very Large meeting was held last evening at the Broadway Christian Church North Defiance. The meeting was called to form ally ratify the Transfer of the Church property from the evangelical people to the american Christian Church association. The meeting was composed of representative men and women from several denominations who have concluded that a Good Strong Church should be built up i i North Defiance. About 20 new members were voted into the Church last night. This Vav ill make the membership despair after taking Rocky Mountain of the new Church in the Start Tea 35 cents. Weisenburger amp Emery. T a of Ivy \ mayor j. P. Cameron has returned Home from Bryan where he has spent several Days on Legal business. During his stay in the Village he was picked out at the hotel As a resident of Defiance by a Man who was interested in the la o clock ordinance. This is in substance the conversation a you live in Defiance a a i do.�?T, a what kind of a Man is that new mayor they have Over there a a Well a said or. Cameron a i know the Man and i guess he is a they Tell me that he is about the worst example that Ever came Down the Pike and that that assistant of his the vice mayor is Shoal when he gets a shot at a Saloon keeper and fairly lifts him out of his the mayor smiled at this he could t help it and the Man continuing said a yes i hear that the mayor s eyes and those of his Able assistants Are so Small and set so close together that they cannot see a Wink after la p. In. At this Point or. Cameron interposed and said he thought the mayors eyes were about the size of his own. His questioner eyed him for a moment and said a if they Are the mayor ought to be Good for a jag that would last until 3 a. Rn., anyhow a the conversation ended there and the Bryanita did not know that he had been up against the mayor that closes things up tight in Defiance and has an assistant who is the subject of much talk hereabouts. The outre Able ifs the dispenser of cheerfulness the distributor of Sunshine. One sees Bright rainbows across the Clouds of Washington township mrs. Win. Donley per to. 18 of makes them fat. It does t. It simply gets their digestive organs in shape to take the Nutriment out of the foods which i they eat. It also acts As a gentle i he members present were h. Lax Tive and tonic. Please try it. I. Mallett and win. Dilsworth. I Al a Jones of Hortonville. Ind., writes Quot 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 Back of it done to Benefit you your druggist Sells it for 50c and $1.00 the bottle or write pepsin syrup co., Monticello ii for Sale by the Ideal pharmacy 325 Clinton St. Catarrh cannot be cured with local applications As they cannot reach the seat of the disease. Catarrh is a blood or constitutional disease and in order to cure it you must take internal remedies. Hall s Catarrh cure is taken internally Aud acts directly on the blood and mucous surfaces. Hairs Catarrh cure is not a quack was prescribed by one the Best physicians in this country for years and is a regular prescription it is composed of the Hest tonics known combined with the Best blood purifier acting directly on the mucous surfaces the perfect combination of the two ingredients is what produces such Wounderful results in c Jug Catarrh. Send for free. F. J. Chen by u co., Toledo o hold by druggists 75c. Halls family pills Are the Best. Advertising mediums the fact that the daily and weekly express have clean paid up subscription lists is what makes them especially adapted to the wants of advertisers. It it has been demonstrated on More than one occasion that the Best returns from advertisements were from those published in the daily and weekly express. That the advertisers want to reach Are the people who read and buy. The express circulates among that class and the merchants or manufacturers who fail to take advantage of the opportunities afforded by these papers have not yet mastered All the details of their necessities. The express gives Good rates and brings Good returns. We can demonstrate that fact if you try. About 75. The following officers of the Church were elected Church clerk i. E. Dozer Church treasurer j. In Morris trustees c. J. Thompson f. E. Partee we. Helmink j. H. Morris and Vav. A. Snyder. The following financial committee was elected w. A. Snider or. P. W. My Reynolds f. E. Partee c. J. Thompson. E. Vav. Try Secretary. The following committee on organization was also elected d. E. Dozer miss Sarah Prueser Adelia Wilson. A Call has been extended to or. S. Q. Helfenstein of new York who will be the pastor of the new Church. Ile will reach this cite some time in August. Pc in the meantime the pulpit will be supplied and services will be held each sunday morning. Or. Helfenstein is an Able Man and will undoubtedly be welcomed to Defiance by both ministers and laity. A marriage License was issued today to James r. Cole 23, Aud Martha a. Berger 23, both of Hicksville. I paid out Over $500, writes mrs s. P. Jones Atlanta for Medicine but nothing did me any Good until i used Rocky Mountain Tea. Made me entirely Well Weisenburger amp Emery. The foil Wing prizes have been offered by the Delphos fire department at the annual tournament for the Best drilled company first priz $50, second prize $25 for largest uniformed company and band Iii Parade first prize. $20, second prize. $10, third prize $5 for largest uniformed band in Parade first prize $15 second $10. For company keeping Best step in Parade first prize $10, second $5 for most comical fireman in Parade first prize $5, second. $3 and third $2. Despite the heavy Rains of the past few Days the Farmers say that in some sections they can still stand much More. The present hot muggy weather is sure to bring More storms. The Cyclone of last Friday destroyed the famous Sycamore tree at upper Sandusky. It was 48 feet in circumference at a height of five feet and was the largest tree in America outside of California. It now lies Flat on the ground. Dave Hill of Highland township was in the City today and filed a protest against being sized up with John a. Foust. They Are both Good Fellows but cause us a world of trouble. John is a Fine horse Shoer while Dave is the Best auctioneer in Northwestern Ohio. All they need now is to come before the Republican font and be baptised. Town powder absolutely1pa re there is no substitute dead in his chair Dan Widmer passes away monday. Dont be fooled the Market is being flooded with worthless imitations of Rocky Mountain a a Tea Aam to protect the Public we Call Especial attention to our Trade Mark printed on every pack age. Demand the genuine. For Sale by All drug Gacsi Daniel Widmer was found dead monday afternoon at 3 of clock sitting in a rocking chair on the veranda at the Home of his son a. C. Widmer in Garret ind. Or. Widmer had just passed through a severe sick spell but had so far recovered As to be Able to be on the streets again. He had been Down town on monday As late As la a. Rn., and did not seem to be distressed by his walk. He was alone when death came and for that reason it is not known just when he died. The family discovered the death at 3 p. In. The deceased was a brother of the late John Widmer. Of this City and was in the bottling business Here for Many years. He was aged about 64 years or. Widmer leaves a wife and four children a. C. Widmer mrs. Kila Shondell mrs. Hulda Hill and mrs. Eugenia Stoehr All of Garret. The funeral will occur in Garret at 2 p. In. Wednesday. The following persons from this City left for Garret today to attend the funeral or. And mrs. John e. Widmer mrs. John Widmer mrs. De Dirr and we and Geo. Widmer. Death Grossen Bacher Stella May died sunday at the Home of her parents or. And mrs. I red Grossenbacke who reside six Miles South of this City at 7 30 a. Rn., aged 16 years and 3 months. Funeral from the Oakland Chapel tuesday at 2 p. It Rev. Vav. S. Culp officiating. The remains will be interred in the Taylor cemetery. The following marriage License was issued saturday Christ emerling 28, and m iss Josephine Smith 19, both of Defiance town ship mrs. G. A. Armbuster was in Toledo sunday and while there called on the Mother of the famous quadruplets and was presented with a photograph of the two boys and two girls with the Mother which she is showing to her friends. Are Clear Brief Aud 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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