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9 S. t .-i PERRYSBURG JOURNAL, VOL. LXIV-ED. L. BLUE, Publisher. PEEEYSBUEO, WOOD 00., 0., THURSDAY, DEOEMBEE 14, 1916. $1.00 IN ADVANOE-HO. 43 RANDOM RECOLLECTIONS CIVIC ASSOCIATION TWO FIREMEN KILLED SCHOOL NOTES Concerning Nothing Very Serious But Worthy of Thought. Services for Next Sunday in Several Perryaburg Churches. Boating on the Beautiful Maumee About Forty Years Ago. Regular Meeting Postponed to Thursday," December 21. One Badly Injured When Roof Collapses in Toledo. Items Concerning Various Depart ments of the Public Schools The Deutschland is reported as having arrived safely at her home port in Bremen. Some skipper that man Koenig! "Advico to young women" is tho heading of a newspaper arti cle. How foolish 1 Who ever heard of a young woman who wanted advice? Most of 'em know too much already. As war becomes more efficient it becomes more barbarous. fWo envy the man who can af ford to strike. Putting a certain well known one term plank on the market has 4iiot lowered the price of lumber. It's pretty hard for those allied steamers to know just how to act when accosted by a submarine. If they should run, the stranger would at once exercise his right of shooting at them; if they should hold their ground, as it were, and look him in tho face, he would construe it as'potential resistance, and act accordingly. The ignorance of a lawyer isn't bliss for his client. Many a man who pretends to look for work looks the wrong way. A man's headache seems a lot worse when he had no fun acquir ing it. AWARDED HONORS. Wood county carried off tho first Ohio prize at the big Land Show in Toledo this week. SELECT CAPABLE MEN. Troy township fanners have selected E. G. Baker as president and G. W. Brown as secretary anl treasurer of the township organi- zation which is to be a part of the Wood County Improvement As sociation. HURT AT STONE QUARRY. Fred Eilert was seriously in ured Saturday afternoon, at the stono quarry north of Luckey, when the support gave way inl raising stone on the bank and he fell backward into the quarry.' His hip is injured and body badly bruised. WRECK ON C. H. & D. Traffic over the C. H. & D. rail road in Perrysburg was held up three hours Monday morning, be cause of a freight wreck. Five cars, loaded with iron ore, were derailed a quarter mile south of the Perrysburg station, and two rolled in the ditch. The track was torn up for 200 feet. The C. H. & D. passenger trains had to detour over the T. & O. C. road. Good for Constipation. Chamberlain's Tablets are excellent for constipation. They are pleasant to take and mild and gentle in effect. Obtainable everywhere. R. P. BARTON, Both Phones Main Twenty-seven UNDERTAKER cpebrysburqjM NO EXTRA CHARGE FOR AUTO SERVICE. JOHN ZURFLUH PRACTICAL WATCHMAKER AND JEWELER Dealer In Watches, Clocks, Jewelry, Spectacles. 906 Monroe St. Toledo, Ohio. Near Michigan Street. Special care will be taken with tho repair of all kinds of Watches, Clocks and Jewelry. DR. B. KINSLEY X) . 2sTT 1ST Office Hours: 8 to 11 a. m.; 1 to B p. m. Otic upstairs corner Second PBBBY8BURG. OHIQ and Main Stotta, PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH. December J.7, 1916. Sabbath School at 9:30 a. m. Lesson subject, "Tho Holy City," as subjects. This month they are Morning preaching service at 10:30. Junior Endeavor 'at 2 :30 p. m. Leader, Miss Florenco Mawer. This will be an hour of special interest Sunday afternoon. Senior Endeavor meeting at 6:30 p. m. Evening service at 7:30. ZOAR LUTHERAN CHURCH. Zoar Lutheran Church, P. Kluepfel, Pastor Sunday, Decem ber 17th, third Sunday in Advent. Sunday school at 9:00; English service at 10:00; Luther League meeting at 7 :00. The play "The Old District School," given under the auspices of the Luther League, will be repeated in the near future, as there were many who wished to attend but were unable because every bit of room was taken. The league also takes this means to thank the people for their liberal patronage. Bible school every Saturday at 9 :00. METHODIST EPISCOPAL CHURCH. Rev. Daniel: Carter, D. D., Pastor. Services Sunday, December 17, 1916: Sunday School, 9 :00 a. in. Public worship, 10:30 a. m. Public worship, 7 -.00 p. m. Sermon subjects : Morning, "The Holy City; evening, "Them That Are Without." If it is desired and requested the Epworth League will meet at 6:00 p. m. Subject, "Tho Prayer That Changes Things." Topic, "The Conditions to Answered Prayers." Dan. 10 :12. Luke 11 :5 10. lames 5:16). Prayer meeting Thursday eve ning 7 :30 p. m. Choir meeting, Friday evening, 8 :00 p. m. EVANGELICAL CHURCH. Services for Sunday, December 17, 1916. Sunday School, 9:00 o'clock. Lesson subject, "The Holy City." Rev. 21 :l-4, 22-27. C. C. Leydorf, superintendent. A helpful hour for young and old. At 10:30, prayer service, in charge of John Tovey. At 2 :30, Junior J. P. A. At 6:30, Senior Christian En Continued on editoria page . Painful Coughs Relieved. Dr. King's New Discovery is a sooth ing, healing remedy for coughs and colds that has stood the test of nearly fifty years. For that cough that strains the throat and saps the vitality, try Dr. King's New Discovery. The sooth ing pine balsams and mild laxative in gredients soon drive the cold from the system. Have a bottle on hand for winter colds, croups, grippe and bron chial affections. At your druggist, 50c. T.J. SULLIVAN DENTIST Henfling Bldg. . 310ConantSt MAUMEE. OHIO Reasonable Prices and Best Work Guaranteed. Office hours 8 to 12 a. m. and 1 to 5 p. m. Bell Phono. FREDERICK C. AVERILL ATTORNEY AND COUNSELOR-AT-LAW 818 Spitzer Building TOLEDO, OHIO Among the most enthusiastic hoatmen of our town during the years from 1874 to 1880 was John Zurfluh, the watchmakar and jew eler, Sir. Zurfluh was tho owner of a fine largo boat, also he had a fine large family, and nearly every evening during the summer time he in company with several mem bers of his family would spend hours after the heat of the day on the bosom of the Maumee. In the early seventies the writer was the proud possessor of an un divided one-half interest of ouo of tho "boats" on tho river. This boat was not a fancy boat at all. No, indeed. On the contrary, it was far from it, being only a few boards nailed together, and in its graceful lines and general shape it resembled a huge coffin more than anything else. My chum and myself bought this boat, a pair of oars, and a padlock and chain from a boy named Ed. Willard for the sum total of 75 cents in good hard earned cash. Sure it was a bar gain, and when we a rowing went one of us' would have all he could do in bailing out the water with a tin can. But the fun we had, and the scares we threw into some of the other boys when we had them aboard our little craft fully repaid us for our proprietorship. But in a few years later I became the sole proprietor of a sure-enough row boat. This boat was about fifteen feet long, with two pairs of oars and a rudder, and many happy hours were spent by me and some of our family and friends on sum mer evenings in this fair little craft on the dear old Maumee. Boat racing was considered a very popular and healthy sport in the seventies, and nearly every city and town in Michigan and north ern Ohio on a river where the boating was fine had its enthus iastic oarsmen and a boat club. There were three or four of them in Toledo at one time. A boat club was formed in Perrysburg along about 1S74 or 1S75 by some of the leading men of the town. The name' given to this club was "Neried." Where they got the name iroin I never did learn. The club started out in a very enthus iastic manner, and in a short time were the. owners of a very fine up- to-date 10-oared racing barge, with sliding seats, etc., built by the Hep- burns, or Toledo. Some of the leading members of this club were Harry Hotchkiss, Will J. Parks, Fred Eberly, Tess Oblinger, Simon Uirth, and Jas. Timmons. Among the other young men of the town of that period who I think were members of the Neried Boat Club, but as to whom my memory is not sine are Henry A. Ross, Ed. G. Beach, Charlie Creps, Ed. D. Lock, L. M. Wilson, Nat Callard, George Crook, Freeland Powers, Ed. Er win, Cal Shepler, Chauucy Taylor, and Will Miller. The members of the club put in many hours of heavypraetice row ing in the effort to' make them selves proficient in the art. The old red warehouse on the dock at the foot of Louisiana Avenue was used as a, boat, house. The Neir ieds had their lOpared barge and crew entered in the boat races held in connection with the big cen tennial 4th Of July celebration in Toledo in 1876. If my memory serves me right they brought home third prize, crews from Saginaw, Mich., and Wyandotte, Mich., tak ing respectively first and second prizes. Practice rowing and in terest in tho" club began to wane in 1878, and it was not a very long time after that the, club -was dis banded. Tho barge was eventu ally disposed of in 1880 to an ath letic club composed of members of the Toledo police force. They came up after their purchase on a Sunday afternoon, and there was quite a crowd of amateur oarsmen and others on hand to bid the old barge good bye. In the late seventies the late E. D. Lock, C. O. Bisbee, and several others wercrthe owners of a very fiuo G-oared pleasure barge called tho "Ripple." This was a very swell boat, with upholstered 'scats, and was up-to-dato in every way, having been built to special order. This boat was vised for pleasure "The regular meeting of the Civic Association which was to bo held this (Thursday) evening, De cember 14, has been postponed un til Thursday, December 21, at the usual hour. Election of the bonrd of direc tors will be held and other matters of importance will receive atten tion. Every citizen is invited to at tend this meeting. SERIOUSLY' INJURED. Track Worker Fell Off Hand Car Narrowly Escaping Death. On Friday, last while Harold McOann, a member of the crew of colored men who have been work ing on the tracks of tho C. II. & D. R. R. here, was riding a hand car he fell backward from the car, which passed over his body. He was brought to the Rlieinfrank hospital for attention. His spine is injured and he is in a serious condition, but hope is entertained for his recovery. SCOTT' HI WON. The Bean Eaters Were No Match for the Toledo Boys. Scott Hi football team of Toledo journeyed over to Bostontown and played the Haverhill team who were considered tho champs of that section. Scott boys were too much for the bean eaters and cleaned them by a score of 13 to 0. riding exclusively. After a few years the original owners sold it to several younger people, who after using it a couple of seasons disposed of it to Toledo parties. ihere were several racmsr boats built in these years intlie Burg. One that I distinctly remember was a "two-oared shell," as they were called, built by George A. Bassett, at that time engaged in the art preservative of arts" in the Journal office. As George us ually did everything in.a thorough manner, he had a fine racing craft with graceful lines when the boat was completed. And he put in many hours of diligent practice in rowing to make of himself a pro ficient oarsman. Another two- oared shell was built at about the same time by Hurley West. This one was ot a somewhat difterent pattern, and was made of canvas stretched over a wooden frame. Harley also was for a time an en thusiastic oarsman, and did not mind it at all when he "caught a crab" and was capsized in his little shell. There were several other boats built for racing in the Burg, but they were not much of a success as such, and were soon discarded as racers. The two mentioned above were the best of their kind owned in the Burg, and were a credit to their owners and builders. There was a genius lived in our town for a few years in the late seventies. He camo from St. Cath erines, Out., and his name was D. W. Camp. He was short, thick set, very dark complexioned, and always wore a plug hat, and a pipe. He kept bachelor's hail in a room on Hio second floor of where Mun- ger's meat market now is. ne Avns a genius, all right, also a trifle eccentric. lie had his jig saw in one corner of the room, his stove in another corner, his bed in still an other corner, "and his dressing table in the other corner. Well, this genius was going to revolu tionize boating on tho river. He equipped an ordinary row boat with a pair of paddle wheels, which were propelled with a crank. His schemo was not successful, however, for several reasons. It took altogether too much power to propel the boat in this manner, and tho churning of the wheels, though covered with boxes, threw water all over the occupants of the boat. One or two trips over to Garden Island finally convinced Camp that his schemo of navigation with a hand propelled side-wheel boat was a dismal fuilure. 1 (Continued nest week.) On Monday morning fire was discovered in the Paddock Mer chandise Company's building in Toledo. While working in the building three firemen were buried beneath the debris of the roof and stock from two floors which collapsed; For several hours Iloseman Henry Pratt was pinned under the iieavy timbers with a 10-ineh spike penetrating his back. lie was conscious and although suf fering intensely, directed the fire men how to reach him. Slowly tire men cut away tim bers and removed iron rods which held him fast. As soon as his head was uncovered physicians gave him attention until he was finally removed to the hospital. IIi con dition is serious and lijs escape irom instant dcatli is remarkable.. Captain Edward Welch and! Driver Al. Urie were instantly, killed. ' ! The total financial loss will I amount to about $100,000, of which Paddock Hodge Co. will sustain the larger part. The building was located on St. Clair street, near the alley between Monroe and Jefferson. WAY CAMP, W. O. W. Way Camp W. O. W. elected the following ocers for the ensuing year: P. C. C II. Sawyer. C. C. Frank Sprague. Lieut. Adv. Win. P. Seott. Olerk Ward C. Hanson. Banker George Leatherer. Escort W. Rhodes. Watchman Benj. Thornton. Sentry Art. Thornton. Managers Fred Wellstead, 3 years, Thos. Tinney, 2 years. Physicians Drs. M. II. and I. S. Bowers. Installation on Saturdav eve ning, January G, 1917, All sover eigns are cordiallv invited to at tend. Inactivity Causes Constipation. Lack of exercise in the winter- is a frequent cause of constipation. You feel heavy, dull and listless, your com plexion is sallow and pimply, and en ergy at low ebb. Clean up this condi tion at once with Dr. King's New Life Pills, a mild laxative that relieves the congested intestines without griping. A close oeiore retiring will assure you a full and easy movement in the morn ing. 25c at your druggist. IT COSTS NOW AN ni to join ousc kttSE'SSsSL MEXT CMUI&TMPLS COME IN. WE WILL TELL YOU HOW TO BO IT DEPOSIT 5 OR 10 CENTS THE FIRST WEEK AND INCREASE YOUR DEPOSIT 5 OR 10 CENTS EACH WEEK AND NEXT CHRISTMAS YOU WILL HAVE$63.75 OR$127.60. HELP YOUR CHILDREN TO JOIN; IT WILL TEACH THEM TO SAVE AND SUCCEED. IN 50 WEEKS: 1-CENT CLUB PAYS $ 12.75 2-CENT CLUB PAYS 25.50 5-CENT CLUB PAYS 63.75 10-CENT CLUB PAYS 127.50 YOU CAN DEPOSIT 25 OR 50 CENTS, OR $1.00 OR MORE EACH WEEK. COME IN WE WILL TELL YOU ALL ABOUT IT. COME IN AND GET A CHRISTMAS BANKING CLUB BOOK FREE. IF PAYMENTS ARE NEVER IN ARREARS WE PAY FOUR PER CENT INTEREST ON ALL CHRISTMAS CLUB ACCOUNTS. ij (Etifeenjs lanlmtg (Emripmnj PERRY8BURQ, OHIO. IBIS OUJKST BANK IN WOOD COUNTY There were 31 pupils in the sixth grade who were neither ab sent nor tardy tho past month. Tlie pupils of the sixth grade are writing some very fine original stories, using tho monthly virtues as subpects. This month they wv writing on Thoroughness. The seventh grade pupils have finished their free-hand colored maps of South America, with splendid results. The parents are invjted to come and inspect them. Melvin Sutter spelled the school down for tho six weeks. Tho girls won on the written spelling for the six weeks. Everyone appreciates Miss Fish er's presence in her usual place. There were 10 in the second grade avIioi were- neither absent nor tardy last week. The pupils of the third grade numbered 20 who were neither ab sent nor tardy. The pupils of the fourth grade receiving honors in spelling down the school last Friday were Mary Alice Brown, Beatrice Mericle, Gertrude Braun, Eunice Davis, Raymond Bateman and Helen Snyder. There were 23 pupils who were neither absent nor tardy. Our Christmas program is being prepared by Beatrice Merich, Ger trude Brown, Mary Alice Brown and Marion Stephan. Miss Fischer appreciates very much the kind and solicitous let ter received from Nina May last week. z The basket ball teams were organized and the following of ficer were elected : Mr. Sullivan, faculty manager; Arthur Mcin tosh, assistant manager; Carrie Craine, captain of the girls' team; Helen Anion, cheer leader; Wil liam Budd, captain of the boys' team, and Clias. Hoffman, cheer leader. The Seniors will give their an nual party Friday evening in the auditorium. The entertainment committee consists of Maude Doren, Carol Wagner and Howard Witzler, and the refreshment com mittee consists of Janice Leydori Leona Uthoff and William Rudd. A healthy man is a king in his own right; an unhealthy man an unhappy slave. For impure blood and sluggish liver use Burdock Blood Bitters. On the market 35 years. $1.00 a bottle. NOTHING 4id If AVE ,:-, v-Mh&t ,1. -.