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Defiance Weekly Express (Newspaper) - October 1, 1903, Defiance, Ohio Defiance Isa City of the second Grade put it pulsation a in Opp. Growing a Piolo situated at the Confluence of the a Glaize and Maumee Rivers. The heart of the great Maumee Valley vol. , Ohio thursday october i 1903. No. 43 sudden death of sex treasurer Wisda Call came while he was superintending work on Adams township farm. Social or. R. B. Cameron of Jewell Coroner of this county telephoned Squire Erl costello about la a. that sex treasurer John Wisda dropped dead while superintending the baling of some Hay on his farm in Adams township. Death occurred at about 10 30 a. In. Or. Cameron had not seen the remains at the time he a phoned to this City but thought death was caused by heart failure. Or. Wisda was in this City wednesday and was apparently in the Best of health. The Wisda Home is in Farmer township to which place the remains we retaken this afternoon. Or. Wisda was for Many years a resident of Adams township but sold his Home farm several years ago but still retained a forty there and it was on this land that he died. The deceased leaves nine Chil Dren two daughters and seven sons Anna and Gertrude who Are at Home John g. And Bert of Colorado Frank and Joseph of Olahoma territory and Richard James and Martie who were on the farm with their father. The deceased was born in Bohemia March 23,1844 and came to this county with his parents in 1854. For Many years or. Wisda was one of the leading democrats in Adams township. He served As Justice of the peace there and also served two terms As treasurer of this county. The arrangements for the funeral has not yet been announced but it is thought that the remains will be brought Here for burial. The Many friends of or. Wisda will be pained to learn of his sudden death. The wedding of miss Kathryn Schmucker and Joseph Streit occurred on the 23rd at 7 30 a. Rn., at St. Johns Catholic Church Rev. Gloden performing the ceremony. The Bride was attired in White Organ die trimmed in Cluny lace and carried brides roses. Miss Louise Schmucker sister of the Bride acted As bridesmaid and was also attired in White and carried Carnation. Karl Schwable was Best Man. A wedding breakfast was served at the Home of the Bride and this evening a reception will be tendered them at the Schmucker Home on Holgate Avenue. Or. Aud mrs. Streit will be at Home after oct. I in a cozy Home Corner division and Harrison which the Groom has in readiness for his Bride. Mrs. Schmucker of Chicago grandmother of the Bride and mrs. Harrington of Toledo attended the wedding. Post office building is nearly completed office a a c. Cameron dentist Over singers grocery. Defiance county will have great crop of Corn this fall. David lower went to Hicksville today to spend sunday. The h p Miller produce company shipped a Carload of Clover seed monday. Or. And mrs. Ernest Belau of route 6, have a new boy baby at their Home. James Todd has moved his household effects into a House on Washington Street. Henry g. Brady aged 2g, and Mable j. Booth aged 23, have been licensed to wed. D. Lieberthal left for Charlotte mich., Friday where he will have an operation performed. Mrs m. A. Tremaine of Huntington ind., is the guest of her daughter mrs. A. B. Davis. J. Tittle of Rural route i has moved into his new farm House. He has a very Fine Home. We. Zellers and daughter Anna left for Wauseon today where they will visit for several Days. Attorney Geo. W. Killey reports that a. Tuttles pension has been increased to $12 per month. Mrs Chas Bruner and children of Napoleon spent sunday in the City the guests of or and mrs a Bruner. Miss Ella Feeley left yesterday for the Hope Hospital at it Wayne. She was accompanied by or. Beleau. Henry Brechbill who has been housed up for several weeks with remit tent fever is Able to be out on the Street again. A marriage License has been issued to Ivory w. Rittenhouse 29, and Neva Woodcox 28. Both of Tiffin township. M. Watkins has moved into the f. S. Bowlby residence on Jefferson Street which he recently purchased. He has a Beautiful Home. Or. And mrs. Ralph Mcmahon who have rooms above the Whit Ney Currier co., store have senatorial convention the Republican senatorial convention met at Bryan Friday and was called to order by c. J. Thompson of Defiance. There was a far attendance. R. H. Chapman of Celina was made chairman and c. A. L. Purmort of Van Wert Secretary. The following senatorial committee was elected c. J. Thompson chairman Defiance. C. V. Baumbaugh. Lima. W. J. Mcmurray Wapakoneta. R. H. Chapman Celina. W. F. Corbett Paulding. C. A. L. Purmort Van Wert. J. M. Killits Bryan. There being no applicants for the nomination for state senators the convention empowered the senatorial committee to make the nominations for two state senators if deemed advisable. Convention adjourned. Sept. 22, at High noon occurred the marriage of miss Clara Pickering and Arter h. Osborne Rev. P. 0. Rhodes officiating. The ceremony took place at the Home of the brides parents on Summit Street which was beautifully decorated with Simla and potted plants. The bridal table was decorated with Cut Flowers and in Center was a bridal cake. Mrs. P. 0. Rhodes played the wedding March. The Bride and Groom were attended by miss Gertrude Osborne sister of the Groom and Oscar Pickering brother of the Bride. The Bride was attired in a dress of White silk and carried White roses. The bridesmaid wore a dress of White and carried Pink carnations. The Young people left last evening for a Short visit in Toledo and Bowling Green. They were accompanied to the train by a number of Young people who showered them with Rice. Or. And mrs. Osborne will be at at Home to their friends after october 7 in a cozy Home on Highland Street which the Groom had in readiness for his Bride. Or. And mrs. Chas. Porter and miss Polly Porter of Bowling Green were the out of town guests. There is nothing like it in or Indiana. State of Ohio Peter Dickman of this City has issued a Call for the re Union of co. E. 111th 0. V. I., to occur in Here the last tuesday in october. The meeting will be called at i p. Rn., Standard time. Or. Hickman would like to hear from the boys As it is not Only the purpose to have a Good time but to also effect an organization. Postmaster Thompson said to a representative of the express today that the firm of Linda a amp Schumaker of Zanesville had sent a representative to Lay the tile floor in the new Post office lobby and that the work is now under Way and would be completed about wednesday of next week. He says that Noff Singer amp Angel our local plumbers Are at work setting up in the basement the Furance and boilers of the hot water Plant which is to heat the entire building. The Furnace weighs about 4000 pounds and will be the Best system in the City and one of the Best made anywhere. He thinks it will take the plumbers two weeks yet to Complete their work. The Toledo desk amp fixture co., who Are to furnish the Post office fixtures and set them up in the building Are now about ready to install the work. Or. Thomp Orlando finn whose South Richland burned Home in wednes son says that no one can fully i Day afternoon was in the City appreciate the Defiance Postof this morning. He says he could flee when completed until they not replace the House for $1,500 compare it with buildings and i and that his insurance was $700. Equipments in other towns. He says places like Fostoria Findlay Bryan Sidney Piqua Troy or a a of the of similar size i Eru or Wabash it to i by manner measure up with Defiance Post office either in service or office equipment. This City will have the finest second class office in the state of Ohio or Indiana. Or. Thompson said it would be Between three and four weeks yet he thought before the work could be completed and the red tape of the department properly overhauled regarding the build ing before it could be occupied. A Good lesson sunday school work discussed by leading sunday school workers. Relief corps regular meeting held thursday. Death about two thirds of the household goods were saved. He had $290 insurance on his goods. His net loss will be $1,200 or $1,300. Uncle Reese Wells is up from Toledo to visit his children. He came loaded up with tomahawks made from the old Indian Apple tree and looked like he was fitted out for a crusade on the Klondike country. Uncle Reese is 83 years old and about the liveliest old Man that Ever came do in the Pike. He is in Good health and says things with All his old time vigor. The people of Hicksville Are going to take another fall out of the saloons and will hold a special election under the Beal Law on oct. 19th, 1903. The election will be held under the supervision Schultz Freddy William infant son of or. And mrs. Chas. Schultz died at their Home on Ottawa Avenue saturday i of the Board of Deputy supervise aged la months. Funeral from j ors of elections notice of action mrs. Edgerton of Hicksville is mrs. Chas. Smith and children i the guest of mrs. Latty on Perry who have been the guests of her i Street. Mother mrs. Thos. Myers for sometime returned to her Home in Beloit wis. A new baby boy at mrs their Home formerly Mcmahon was miss Mattie Row. Fred Mink who has been operating his merry go round in the South the past summer returned Home on a Short visit wednesday and brought a handsome Bride with him. His machine is still in the South. Wanted. A Good Road horse. Inquire at Wellman a music store. Lite deadly Trail of disease is often the Trail marked by a woman a gown. A recent investigation showed a horde of microbes including those of influenza consumption and a dozen other varieties gathered in the Trail of a woman a dress. The microbe is everywhere but its prey Are the weak Ami feeble people those blood is Quot poor and digestion or. Pierces Golden medical discovery cures diseases of the stomach and other organs of digestion and nutrition and purifies the blood. It strengthens the body by increased nutrition to resist or throw off disease. Quot please accept my thanks for the Good or. Pierces Golden medical discovery has done for me Quot writes mrs. N. Chesty of Cleveland Cuy Shoga co., Ohio. Quot i was troubled for Over a year with what the doctor pronounced indigestion. I had nervous headaches an unpleasant taste in my Mouth in the morning and my blood was very poor. I tried different medicines but to no Avail. My parents insisted on my taking or. Pierce s Golden medical discovery. I did so am now on the fourth Little and feel stronger than i have for ten years. I cannot speak too highly in its or. Pierces pleasant pellets Are easy and pleasant to take. A most effective laxative. They do not beget the Pill habit. Mrs. De Duerk returned Home sunday from a weeks visit at Toledo. Miss Anna Simmons and mrs. Reamer of Tiffin Are visiting relatives Here. The w. R. C. Was in regular session yesterday afternoon. The usual business of society was attended to and one new member initiated mrs. We. Moll. The following resolutions were adopted by the corps. Whereas the Angel of death has entered our ranks and taken from us our sister Mary Wilson therefore be it resolved that in death of our sister Bishop w. R. C. No. 247, has lost a Loyal and willing worker from its order. Resolved that we extend to the husband and family of our departed sister our Earnest sympathy in the loss they have sustained. Resolved that our charter be draped in mourning for thirty Day at 7 p. M Days. A copy of this testimonial of our sympathy be sent to the bereaved husband and a copy be spread on the records of our organization. One sent to the Relief corps messenger and to the City papers. Estella c. Webb Annette b. Weller Emma c. H Welpman Mary a. Bell pres. Com. Annette b. Weller Sec. The House monday afternoon. The remains were interred in Kahlo cemetery. U Hale Malissa Hale died at the Home of her father John Langdon of Highland township thursday aged 56 years. She leaves a husband and a number of children. The funeral occurred saturday afternoon. The remains were interred in the Hill grave Yard. Wolf Lizzie the wife of e. D. Wolf died at the Home of her ,mr3.John Wolf at pleasant Bend at 6 of clock last evening at the age of 27 years consumption. The funeral occurred tuesday morning at 9 of clock at the House and 9.30 at the Reform Church. Rev Swank of Napoleon officiating. Interment in Ayersville cemetery. Steel Oliver steel died at his Home on Ottawa Pike thurs of consumption. Of the Village Council at Hicksville having been filed with the clerk of the election Board today. The following named men passed the physical examination for enlistment in the u. S. Army Frank Hutter John Tobin Alva e. Beck Joseph Naveau Harry Hatfield John Frazee but out of those six men the recruiting officer major e. H. Browne 2nd infantry who visited Here Friday accepted Only the following named men Frank Hutter Alva e. Beck and j Ohn Frazee who left this City for Toledo at 7 a. In. Today. Several other men were rejected by the recruiting sergeant. Skunk town Power of Union. A a twice one Are two a we were taught to sing in school More years ago than we would like to confess. Who will dare to dispute the multiplication table the world still clings to it. Every teacher imparts it and every scholar absorbs it. But mathematics does not contain the whole orb of truth. In its own sphere it rules supreme but when it gets into the moral world and begins to figure it makes strange blunders. If one person can Chase a thousand How Many can two persons Chase and put to fight Why two thousand says arithmetic and ten thousand says the Bible. Behold the conflict Between science and the Bible. Now let the Battle begin Between the mathematician and the theologian and when both parties get tired and the smoke of conflict Rolls away what will be found out that science is right and the Bible also and the seeming confusion was in the brain of those who fought so Long with the Tongue and pen. Two per sons Are two units we admit and two persons together in a righteous cause can do More than the two taken separately. The moral of All this is that before two men argue they should find How nearly they agree careful explanations save Many words and a contentious spirit. The training of a Patriot. It is very serious work. The Best place to Start Young Patri. Ots both boys and girls is the Church of Christ. That patriots activity to begin with is one sided. He trains his boy Only he overlooks his girl god wants men and women in his republics. Let those Young patriots get their first Start in the Shadow of the Cross. It is a mistaken Assumption that the first function cutting Corn and sowing wheat is the order of the Day Henry Mars House and wife visited his the deceased leaves a Mother i Mother . V. H. Wife and son aged 2 years and Smith is Mars five children by a former wife House sold a Bunch of cattle to the deceased was born in Logan Peter Dirr monday miss county in 1853 and died at the j Laura Wiseman spent saturday age of 49 years 5 months and 14 Days. The funeral occurred saturday at 9 30 a. In. From the in b. Church Rev. Rhodes officiating. Interment in Riverside cemetery. Mrs. W. P. Kanke and mrs. Otto Fenskie of Toledo Are the guest of mrs. De Duerk. Henry Wilson and daughter mrs. John Bittner left for Nashville tenn., sunday where they will visit. The country Home of Orlando finn was totally destroyed by fire at la a. sept. 23. Very few of the household effects were saved. He Nad some insurance. Mrs. Mary Tassman who has been making her Home with her daughter mrs. Julius Spangler on Harrison Street has gone to Tiffin where she will keep House for her Sou Tony Wrassman. W. L. Hill. Of Highland township thinks there was some crooked work in the Island Park convention. Why should the democrats want to whip him for saying what he insists he knows to be True. Andy Pessefall who has been setting up the a. Bruner Mill at Tiffin has returned Home and is tearing out the machinery in the Woolen Mill on Perry Street preparatory to the Advent of the new shot gun factory. Persons Defiance commander no 30, k. T., received saturday from Detroit a Fine u. S. Flag and a very Fine silk Beausean Flag nicely lettered. These Are for use in the grand k. Parade in Clev or. Kleinhenn of i Diana town Bizup returned Home from St. Joe mo., where they have been visiting mrs. Kleinhens brother. They also spent two weeks at it. Vernon Illinois with their 9on. The assignments of Bishop Goodsell of the Central Ohio methodist Church conference at Findlay have provoked Many leading members of the first Church in this town. Or. P. P. The a Glaize River Power com i Pope was transferred to Celina Pany was held in the office of and his place Here was filled by Ansberry amp Farrell thursday the appointment of Rev. Figley evening. Col. J. C. Bonner who late of Trinity Church in Lima has undertaken to finance com cause for bitter complaint is Pany was present. Some $10 found in the changes named. It too in Stock has already been is the opinion of a very Large per taken and it is now desired to cent of Van Wert methodists place about $5,000 Here at Home that or. Pope deserved a better if local capital desires to invest charge that he would be justified col. Bonner is Well pleased with in declining to go to Celina where the Outlook of the project. It is the congregation is Small Anc the purpose to Start the work o i the salary necessarily very Mea the Plant at an Fearly Day. I Wert bulletin. C. B. Squire and j. J. Marley have returned from Milwaukee wis., where they attended the annual meeting of the old time \ Teleg Raphers of the Middle West. I there were about 300 i present at the meeting. Rev. Gloden of St. Johns Catholic Church went to Delaware Bend sunday to assist in Orty hours Devotion and there was no Vesper service in his own Church sunday. He will assist in the dedication of St. Michael a Church North Ridge tuesday and on thursday will go to Payne to assist in confirmation. V a meeting of the directors of and sunday with miss Dessie Moore miss Fanny Roth is said to be some better or. And mrs. Bazil Moore and Daugh ters Ollie and Gertrude spent saturday and sunday in contemplates building a pig House Lenry Ackrish will be the builder Fred Geiger will move his Amily to Toledo in the near fut ure miss Lizzie Wahl is very . And mrs. A. Peck were in Toledo sunday Peter Minsel and wife visited the lathers parents or. And mrs. J. Doenges sunday Ray Anc Ethel Peck drove to the Marsh monday misses Edna Stone Amy Hall and Lilly Clark or and mrs. Harley Vance and family David Baringer and Earnie Bell spent sunday with Willie Bell Aud wife Quot Levi Baringer wife and daughter Clara visitor Abe Baringer and family sunday miss Emma Wahl has gone to Charley Youngs for a couple of Days to do housework. Frank Blanchard and family visited Lizzie Wahl sunday. Of a government is to fight. It is not it is to have sense enough to keep out of a fight. Peace peace is the first duty of a Man or woman. Appreciate the fact that we want patriots who can build a Good Stone Wall weigh out a Pound for a Pound make wholesome bread teach school set Type run a locomotive do Many things indeed and also make Good fathers and mothers. We want patriots also who have an intelligent idea of Good citizenship and of the Constitution of this land. As to fighting let them fight in Temperance fight dishonesty fight sunday breaking fight the Devil under All guises. Business men in Christian work. There Are now Many business men who Are doing As much Christian work As the average preacher. Or. E. K. Warren of three Oaks mich., pays a Man a salary and sends him free of charge All Over the county to do convention work. This Man e. C. Knapp was Lent to Ohio for More than three months to work on the tour. Loves sunday More that Monet history proves that any country that Descartes the Sabbath is sure to go Down. Fra Peisan example. They May have a disruption in their government any time so weak Are their government affairs. Of for men with moral backbones. No Man on Earth knows i am writing this but it is written to give a Sample of what a new spa. Per ought to be telling the Good things and omitting the bad. By a Friend. Through the kindness of n. G., Woodward e. D. Goller has placed on Sale in his store a Fine lot of books for sunday school workers. Send news to Henry l. Stock. The shot that will put or. Tennyson out of business will be below the water line. The people will take Good care that he done to Dodge it. _ Bill and Dave Hill and Peter Weigerding have been give notice that they must come and Bow before the German Herald totem pole. The clan deity of the Herald is the German printing. The democratic press is not saying much about Johnson a love of labor Union men. Judge w. H. Hubbard is not a candidate this fall but an explanation is due him and his friends for the sneaking underhand attack made on him by the democratic press in the Bridge Bond Case. Did the Crescent news have reason for calling him a blundered and fee grabber we do not think there is a Man in this county who wants the present prosperous conditions of the country disturbed. If they feel that Way let them vote for or. Hay. For Sale beware of ointments for Catarrh that contains Mercury As Mercury will rely destroy the sense of smell and completely derange the whole system when entering it through the mucous surfaces. Such articles never he used except on Prescript Lieut ire in Lei table physician As the Damag they will do is ten fold to the Good you cad Doss Ible derive from them. Hails Catarrh cur manac tured by f. J Cheney Aco. Toledo Ohio contains no Mercury and is taken internally act ing directly upon the blood Ann mucous surfaces of the system. In buying hairs Catarrh cure be sure you get the genuine it is taken in eternal land made in Toledo Ohio by f. J. Cheney so co testimonials free. Sold by druggists Price 75c per bottle. Kail a family pills Are the nest. The editor of the Crescent news continues to Bruise himself with his heels because he voted for or. Kirtley. He was a Good fellow then and is a Good fellow now. There were Many democrats who desired to compliment or. Kirtley with their votes because he had been a successful business Man and they were anxious to see him go into office with a Good vote. We cannot recall anything that has occurred since then that should make even the esteemed editor of the Crescent news Grieve. Or. Kirtley wants to see senator Hanna re elected. That is natural but then on the other hand there Are thousands of Ohio democrats who want to see the same thing done and will vote that Way. However if the editor of the Crescent news was simply jollies into voting for Kirtley he May have a kick coming. Too head Angora goats. 80 ewes registered Delaine and oxfords. 2 registered Delaine Bucks and one registered Oxford Buck. 3 Norman Colts. 3 Road bred Colts. 2 five year old mares. One registered Norman stallion son of Brilliant. Stock May be seen on tip pen Stock farm West Defiance. Guy Tipp

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