VOL. LX-ED . L. BLUE, Publisher.
PEBRYSBUEG, WOOD CO., 0., FEEDAY, MAT 3, 1912.
$1.00 IN ADYAKOE-HO. 10
R. P. BARTON,
Both Phones Main Twenty-seven.
RIVER TAKES ANOTHER
COULO NOT KILL IT.
William T, Wing Drowns When
Committees Appointed to Make Ar
rangements for the Day.
Will Eliminate Park But Will
Pave Main Street.
Of Seed Corn as Shown By Tests
Wooil County Sunday School
Association at Bowling Greem. "
The 23d annual convention of the
"Wood County Sunday School Asaocia
tion will be held at the Presbyterian
church in Bowling Green on Wednes
day and Thursday. May 3 and 9, 1012.
The following is the
Wednesday Morning, May 8, 1012.
0 :30 -Devotional...Rev. J. A.Hoffman
0:40 Song Service
Leader, Rev. J. C. Richards
0:55 Address of Welcome
O. A. Adams, Pres.
10:00 Reading Minutes of last Con
vention. 10:15 Appointment of Committees.
10:30 The Man Problem in the Sun
Rev. E. J. Webster, Perrysburg
11 -.15 Adjournment for Dinner.
1:30 -Devotional...-Rev. E. E. Rogers
1:45 -Song Service
2 :00 -Teaching Next Sunday's Lesson
Rev. P. H. Welsheimer, Canton
3 :00 -Department Superintendents'
3:45 Method of Preparing of Lesson
by Teacher....Rev. E. E. Rogers
4:30 -Discussion of Sunday School
Music Prof. D. A. Baylor
5:45 to 7:15 -Banquet
Rev. J. Hoffman, Toastmaster
Place of Holding Banquet will
be Announced in the Conven
tion. Wednesday Evening Session
7:4b-Deyotionai Rev. Wood
Songs ot Praise.
8:00 Address, "The Teacher," the
Pivotal Person in the Bible
P.H. W.elsheimer, Canton.
Thursjay Morning Session
0 :00 Di-votional....Rev. O. E. Knepp
...Rev. J. C. Richards. Rudolph
0 :20 Secretary-Treasurer's Report.
0:45 Address on Adult Class Work
Mrs. Geo. Geyer, Xenia, O.
(Continued on Eighth Page.)
D E. Hollenbeck,
General Collector and Real Estate
Titles investigated and abstracts
furnished on application. Notary in
FREDERICK 0. AYERILL
818 Spltzer Building,
Home Phone 1400.
WATCHMAKER AND JEWEIjER.
Watches, Clocks, Jewelry, Spectacles.
Half Block from Summit St.
813 Monroe St. Toledo, Ohio.
Special care will be taken with the
repair of all kinds of Watches, Clocks
DB. J. M. M0EQAN,
Electric and X-Ray Work
508, 509, 510 Nicholas Bldg.
Cor. Madison & Huron Sts. Toledo.
Edward M. Fries
having retired as Judge of the Court
of Common Pleas, Is now engaged In
the general practice of the law, with
offices over Lincoln's Drug store,
Main Bijeet, Bowling Green, O
320 Superior Street, Toledo
Diseases and deformities of child
ren. Nervous and chronic diseases.
Suits 10. Homo phone Main 3374
Dr. B. Kinsley
Oinco Hours: 8 to 11 a. m., 1 to
5 p. m.
Office up stairs corner Front
and Main Streets.
Phone Main 14
COURT HOUSE NFWS
Circuit Court Opons Monday Wfih
Very Light Docket.
Circuit court opened the April term
on Monday, but the term will not last
long as there aro but few cases on the
The -case of Stanley F. Sawyer
against the B. G. Motor Car Co.
which was set for hearing Friday was
settled out of court, costs paid and
Deputy Sheriff Shoecraft Friday
took to the workhouse at Toledo Stan
ley Dudek, the Hungarian, convicted
of taking $25 belonging to a Rossford
man named John Zalka. It will take
him about 65 days to work out his
fine and the costs.
Prosecutor Hatfield won a victory
in probate court Saturday morning
when Judge C. R. Nearing found
Eugene Helwig of Walbridge guilty
of keeping a place where liquor is
sold. Sentence was deferred until
motion for a new trial can be filed.
Mr. Helwig keeps a restaurant at
Walbridge. The place was searched
by Sheriff Heald and Deputy Skibbie
on March 1 and they found five bot
tles of beer in a valise in a room ad
joining the restaurant. The defense
was that this room was for the pri
yate use of Mr. Helwig and his wife
as a clothes and other Btore room and
that the beer was for his own con
Prosecutor Hatfield suggested to
the court that whatever fine might be
imposed should be suspended, as be
believed-Mr. Helwig had been suf
ficiently punished and the lesson of
not keeping liquor about a public
place had been sufficiently impressed.
The attachment suit of Eli Cookson
against John Avery which was begun
in Justice Comstock's court, was ap
pealed to common pleas court and
Judge Baldwin heard it Saturday
morning. He released the attach
ment on Mr. Avery's automobile and
remanded the suit back to Justice
Comstock. Mr. Cookson claims h
was deceived as the the soundness of a
horse for which he paid S14.0 at auc
tion sale recently and he seeks to re
cover 215 in all.
Harry Badger tha former Rossford
man who was brought back from Nel-
sonville, pleaded guilty Monday af
ternoon to nonsupport of his m nor
children and was given six months in
the workhouse at Toledo and was as
sessed the costs.
Executions have been issued to
Sheriff Heald against Roger Brothers
and George Carmack in the ten liquor
cases in which the Suprsme Court
upheld Judge Nearing and in oue
against Carmack in which his insol
vency plea was rejected. The amount
of the first is 5171719 and that of the
latter is $100 with costs of about $75.
Thomas J. Fuller has brought suit
against the T. B. G. & S. T. Co. for
$10,000 damages and his expenses of
S85 which he claims was entailed as
the result of having the costal carti
lage between the seventh and eighth
ribs loosened and broken through an
assualt, beating and kiokiucr adminis
tered by a conductor on a car of the
defendent on February 17th last. Ho
alleges that his ticket called for Craw's
Station but that ha was carried a mile
beyond that and let off in the enow.
John.G. H. Stein, trustee for Sarah
J. Stevens, divisee of the will of Wal
ter Davidson, bos brought suit against
Edward Beverstook and the Ameri
can Bonding Co, for $5,000. It is
claimed that Beverstook's last account
before he was removed aa trustee
shows that there was this balance of
$5,000 duo the plaintiff oa January 1,
Another life has been added to the
toil the Maumeo river takes from
those who seek pleasure in boating.
On Sunday, while sailing near Per
rysburg opposite the car barn, Wil
liam T. Wing and John Eddis, his
nephew, in turning, their catboat up
set. Both men succeeded in climbing
on the upturned bottom of the boat
where they remainea a short time but
feared they could make no one hear
them and Wing decided to swim
ashore, but had swam only about 60
feet, when he shouted to hia nephew
that he was becoming exhausted. Ed
dis called to him to return to the boat
and he started back. Wing had tak
en only two or three strokes on the
return trip when he began to flounder
in the water and call for help. Hasti
ly taking off the rest of his clothing
Eddis plunged into the water and
started to swim for his uncle. Before
he had gone more than four or five
feet the younger man was so chilled
that he was almost powerless. Real
izing that he could not keep himself
afloat more than two or three min
utes, Eddis turned and made his way
back to the upturned boat. Before
the youth reached the craft his uncle
R. E. Messenger heard the call for
help and with Smith Stickles started
in a rowboat to assist Eddis, but the
boat leaked so badly they had to put
back to shore and their crafs was al
most swamped. Messenger and
Stickles then got a canoe with which
they rescued Eddis.
Wing was a single man, aged
and a veteran of the Spanish war.
BIBLE CLASS MEETING.
The young mens' Bible class of the
M. E. church meets every Sunday
morning 0 a. m. Young men are
welcome to visit the class. Come
out next Sunday morning.
THE DEMONS OP THE SWAMP
are mosquitos. As they sting they
put deadly malaria germs In the
blood. Then follow the icy chills
and the fires of fever. The appetite
flies and the strength fails; also ma
laria often paves the way for deadly
typhoid. But Electric Bitters kill
and cast out the malaria germs from
the blood; give you a line appetite
and renew your strength. "After
long suffering," wrote Wm. Pretwell,
of Lucama, N. C, "three bottles
drove all the malaria from my sys
tem, and I've had good health ever
since." Best fdr all stomach, liver
and kidney Ills. 50 cts. at C. P.
REPORT Of CITIZENS BANKING CO.
Report of the condition of the Citizens Banking Company at Perrysburg
in the state of Ohio, at the close of business Apr. 18th, 1012.
Loans on real estate ,...$105 182 01
Loans on collateral 33i3G 60
Other loans and discounts 132,148 10
Overdrafts 20 35
Municipal bonds 30,130."81
Other bonds 34,000.00
Banking house and equipment 4 000 00
Other real estate owned 4070 00
Due from reserve banks ." $51,025.83
Exchanges for clearing house 327.03
Gold coin 40.00
Fractional coin... 500.01
U. S. andNational Bank notes 8,400.00
Capital stock paid in
Undivided profits less expenses interest
Individual deposits subject to check
Time certificates of deposit
I, NormanL. Hanson, cashier of the aboye r'uned Citizens Banking Com
pany, do solemnly swear that the above statement is true to the best of my
knowledge and belief.
State of Ohio, county of Wood, subscribed and sworn to before me this
25th day of Apr , 1012. FREEMAN E. BOWERS Notary Public,
Wood Co., O.
At a meeting of Wolford Post O. A.
E. the following committees were ap
pointed to arrange for the observance
of Decoration Day, May 80:
To procure speaker Thomaa Frush
er, Isaac Dirrira and James Carter.
To arrange for Memorial Sunday ser
vices -S. J. Croft and John G. Leath
ered Martial music - Aaron Knull and W.
Band music John C. Hahn, M. B.
Cook and Wm. Charles, Jr.
Vocal music A. C. Targellis, W. A.
Finkbeiner and Miss Ann C. Beach.
Committee on entertainments S. J.
Committee in charge of school child
renMrs. Eugenia B. Chapman.
To mark soldiers' graves in Fort
Meigs Cemetery Grant Holbrook and
To mark soldiers' graves in Catholic
Cemetery Ignatius Boff and Oliver
To decorate soldiers monument -D
K. Hollenbeck, David Main and W. P
Committee to procure ilowera for
graves -Every lady in the township.
Committee on button-hole bouquets
Miss Daisy Schaumioeffel and Miss
Flowers delivered at town hall May
.so at 8 a. m.
Committee to arrange flowers Mes
dames Josephine, Cranker, M. M. Ellis
J. F. Brandhuber, Mary Neifer, S. J.
Croft, Orra McKnight, Anna C. Beach
Thomas Frusber. Isaac Whltson, John
Gunder and H. F. McAllister.
Wolford Post with all soldiers of the
sixties together with Spanish Ameri
can War veterans will assemble at the
town hall May 30 at it a. m. sharp to
pluce flowers on the grave of de
Procession will be directed by Com
rade E. L. Kingsbury as Marshall of
The msmorial services will be deliv
ered at the town hall at 1:30 p. m.
Hon. Ctias. Hatfield will be speaker of
the day and should be greeted by a
Memorial services will be held at the
Presbyterian church, May 26, invi
tations having been extended to Wol
ford Post and all ex-soldlers of every
war to be present. Soldiers will as
semble at the G. A. R. hall at 10 a. m.
and march to the church at at 10:30.
The town hall will be decorated by
the board of trustees, Geofgo Brossia,
John Lintner and Leonard Eckel.
Impure blood runs you down
makes you an easy victim for organ
ic diseases. Burdock Blood Bitters
purifies the blood cures the cause
builds you up.
and taxes paid 1,100.80
$15 242 41
300 714 80
of the U. S. Government, Postal Savings System.
Depository of tho Stato of Ohio.
This bank has a record of Thirty-three" years success.
Commenced business In 1879.
Four per cent. Interest paid on deposits for one year.
J. DAVIS, D. K. HOLLENBECK. NORMAN L. HANSON,
President, Vice-President Cashier
R. R, HARTSHORNAsslstant GERTRUDE E. CHAPMAN, Assistant
Resources over $430,000.00.
At a meeting of the Council Mon
day night it was decided to pave
Main Street. The park plan was
voted down, but the decision to pave
the street was unanimous.
This decision places a great load
of sorrow on the shoulders of the few
who usually shudder at the mere
mention of a public improvement,
and who have interposed every possi
ble effort to kill the improvement.
We believe an excellent opportunity
for an artistic arrangement of the
street plan has been overlooked, but
the Journal is so thoroughly patriotic
in its devotion to Perrysburg interests,
and so exceedingly anxious to see the
village progress and improve that we
feel like congratulating everybody
upon the fact that the chronic ob
structionist has lost out in the effort
to block progress, and, at last, Perrys
burg's Main street will be elevated
from a mud hole to a real street, pass
able at all times of the year.
ROBBED WHILE SLEEPING
The Lima News says: Robbed
while he lay asleep on the Pennsyl
vania fast flyer from Chicago to Lima
Saturday afternoon, and stripped of
his last dollar, Alfonso Meyntjes, an
intelligent Belgian bridge worker, to
gether with his neatly clad wife and
two small sons appeared at the Cen
tral police station and sought trans
portation to their destination at Lime
Lured to Lime City by promise of
a lucrative position, Meyntjes gave
up his job at Chicago, sold his be
longings and with the proceeds S65
in cash in company with his wife
and two sons took the Pennsylvania
train for Lima City. Saturday night
while they lay asleep in the day coach
of the train, someone robbed the for
eigner of His i wallet containing the
S65. Only when he arrived at Lima
where the connections were to be
made to Lime City, did he discover
The city infirmary directors were
notified and the family was given
transportation to Lime City.
4 I ll"
Mrs. J. Huber spent Thursday
with Mrs. Geo. Miller.
Mrs. Ed. Clegg spent the day
Thursday with friends in Toledo.
Mrs. V. Zingg is spending the
week with Mrs. A. Christ and other
friends In Toledo.
Mrs. A. Hitchcock spent Saturday
with her daughter, Mrs. G. Wiseman,
Mr. and Mrs. Peter Cornelius and
daughter Agnes were tho guests of
their son, Frank Cornelius, and
family, In Perrysburg, Sunday.
Chas. Goodman, who has been se
riously 111 with pneumonia, is slowly
Mrs. Geo. Miller lort Tuesday for
a few weeks' visit with relatives at
Joe Huber and wife spent Satur
day and Sunday in Toledo with rel
atives. Mr. Felix Liestuchter has re
turned to PlttBburg after spending
the week with J. C. Huber and
There never was a time when peo
ple appreciated the read merits of
Chamberlain's Cough Remedy more
than now. This Is shown by the in
crease In sales and voluntary testi
monials from persons who have been
cured by it. If you or your children
are troubled with a cough or cold
give it a trial and become acquainted
with Its good qualities. For sale by
Much of the seed corn in this com
munity is in poor condition and will
not grow according to the instructors
from the College of Agriculture, Ohio
State University, who accompanied
the C. H. & D. agricultural special
and lectured at Perrysburg, Tuesday
forenoon. Threo samples of corn
collected at Perry.sburg and tested by
the College of Agriculture only show
ed a germination of 72 per cent, 66 2-S
per cent and 33 1-3 per cent respect
ively. These tests are considered by
the College men to be very low and if
corn of this kind is planted will give
poor stands and low yields.
The agricultural special train
which is making a four-day trip over
the C. H. & D. railrord started from
Toledo Tuesday morning carrying a
party of agricultural college men and
railroad officials. The men from the
College of Agriculture are: O. M.
Johnson, W. H. Darst, O. M. Kile,
H. E. Eswine, C. S. Wheeler, W. E.
McCoy, W. W. Brownfield and T. L.
Instruction on corn culture and
soil improvement by means of lectur
es and illustrated literature is being
given at 33 different towns along the
way. The lectures are given on
board the train. The train was met
here by a good sized crowd of farmers
and others interested in agriculture.
The three steps necessary to insure
a good corn crop, according to tho
instructor from the College of Agri
culture in his lecture on the agricul
tural special, are: (1) Early, thorough
preparation of the soil; (2) careful
selection and testing of seed ears; (3)
constant shallow cultivation of the
crop. In discussing these three
points, the instructor emphasized the
importance of early plowing for com.
This, he said, would allow the land
to settle before planting time; would
favor the rapid decay of organic
matter; and allow the soil to absorb
The selecting and testing of seed
corn is one of the most important
means of insuring a corn crop.
Field selection is the most desirable,
but where this was not done last fall,
the best looking ears should be select
ed from the crib and tested for germ
ination. Directions for making a
home made germinator were given
the farmers cautioned against plant
ing any ears that do not show strong
germination. Poor seed causes im
perfect stands, which in turn means
low yields. With a perfect stand
and evflcy stalk bearing a twelve
ounce ear, it is' possible to get over
100 bushels per acre.
Persistent, shallow cultivation dur
ing the growing period is very desir
aole, cot only as a means of keeping
down weeds, but in conserving soil
moisture. Deep cultivation cuts off
the corn roots and injures the crop.
For every dollar the man spends for
acid phosphate or floats to reinforce
barnyard manure he can expect five
dollars in the crop, said the next
speaker in his talk on soil improye
ment. He pointed out that it pays to
fertilize tho corn crop, and that all
fertilizers should contain phosphorus.
As to whether they contain nitrogen
or potassium depends on whether
manure has been used and clover has
been one of the crops in tho rotation.
The corn crop probably makes tho
bestTU8e of manure. It should ba
applied to the sod to be plowed for
corn, as soon after harvest as possible.
The earlier applied the better the
results. Manure is high in nitrogen
and potassium and should ba rein
forced with acid phosphate or floats.
Eight to ten tons of phosphated
manure, lime if needed, clover in the
rotation and fertilizer high er in phos
phorus than in nitrogen or potash on
the wheat, such as a 5-10.5, were
It would surprise you to know of
the great good that Is being done by
Chamberlain's Tablets. Darius Dow
ney, of Nowburg Junction, N. B.,
writes, "My wife has been using:
Chamberlain's Tablets and llnds
them very effectual and doing hor
lota of good." If you have any
troublo with your stomach or bowol
give them a trial. For sale by all
limbMdltM A ' '.jidi.
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