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From Friday's Daily.
J. W. Lewer, of Warsaw, called in the
Homer Watson, of Argos was in the
Miss Clara Putcher went to Argus
F. M. Hoffman, of llochester, was
in the city to-day.
Henry Speyer, of Marmont was in
the city to-day on business.
J. A. F. Yackinan and Geo. Hake, of
Lapaz, called in the city to day.
Dr. Linkenhelt returned from a bus
iness trip through Illinos last evening.
White earring at Anderson is becom
ing a fad again amongst a certain elassj
Mr. Geo. Van I).)rston, of Argos, was
a callerat the Ixdkpkndkxt ollice this
G. II. Williams of the Warsaw Times
passed through the city to-day enroute
Mrs. Chas. Wilhelm left tor Argos
this morning where she will visit rela
tives for a few hours.
Some of the sporting fraternity of
this city, lett for Marmont this morn
ing with their guns and dogs.
William Walburn, of Layfayette,
Ind., is visiting with his brother C.
Walburn of this city for a few days.
Mr. and Mrs. Hunter, of Leiters Ford
and Al Hunter, of Indianapolis, spent
Sunday with the family of Dr. Linken
helt of this city.
"Adam," faltered Eve, "am I the first
girl you ever really loved ?" He looked
into her liquid eye and sighed, "I low
can you doubt me?"
Mrs. Laura Xorton a former resi
dent of this city but now of New
Castle, Pa., is visiting with her sister
Mrs. Morrill, II. P. and S. E. lleeves.
Mrs. II. Cooley, of Sharon Wis., who
has been visiting with Mrs. J. Uunnell
and Mrs. F. Dunham of this city for a
few days, all left for Argos this morn
ing for a short visit with relatives.
Dr. llichey, of Donaldson, when in
the city Wednesday, ordered a new sur
geons chair of Dr. Jackson which was
shipped to him to-day. The chair is
an invention of the doctor of this city.
St. Louis boasts of a young woman
dentist who recently pulled tnirteen
teeth in three minutes. Such a new
woman as that ought to have a great
pull in any community a gi eater pull
to the acher than in any other calling.
Over in Wells county a teacher spends
six hours a day in a school room with
out a scholar in sight. The parents
have refused to send their children to
him on account of somedifferences,and
the trustee is standing by the teacher.
It is said that the thing has been going
on four weeks already, and Ur.it it is to
be war to the finish.
A suit foa 50,0(0 damages for alleged
slander was begun at Franklin, Ind.,
yesterday against Thomas U. Wood one
of the most prominent citizens of John
son county. The plaintiff is Mrs. Irene
F. lirown, a widow of Columbus.
The town of Lena, two miles above
Carbon, Ind., was greatly excited yester
day morning over the white-capping of
Den Tousey night before last, for cer
The Elwood Tin Hate strike, is oil
and live ot the sixteen idle mills in the
hot mills department of the American
Tin Hate factory, which were closed
two weeks ago because of the cold-roll
department, resumed operations yester
day. Some of the young America's of this
city thought it would be great fun last
night to enjoy a little of the old time
feport, of belling the newly married
conple Mr. and Mrs. Albert Gaudy who
were spending the evening with the
brides parents Mr. and Mrs. Jacob Cook,
who live in the south part of the city
And right well did they do their seem
ing duty and it was late before they re
tired for the night with out much satis
faction from the newly wedded.
Miss Fl rence Uureh, of this city en
tertained a few of her young friends
and associates at her home last evening
m h:nor of her cousin, Miss Agnes
Uurch, of Union Mills, Ind., who is visit
ing with Miss Florence for a few days.
A pleasant time is reported.
From Saturday's Daily.
Lou Allman was at Culver City last
T. Gaudy, of Marmont, called in the
A daughter was born to Win. Mor
ril and wife.
Cap., Morris, of Culver City, was in
town to-day. '
Judge W.U. Hess left this morning
Marion Guyer, of town visited at
Lapaz to day.
Mrs. M.F. Hume, of this city went
to Lapaz to-day.
M. II. Herman of Culver City was in
our city yesterday.
Horace Corbin is at Indianapolis on
business for a few days.
Mrs. Edwin llichards and daughter
went to Argos this morning.
Mr. Culver, of Culver city,was in town
to-day shaking hands with friends.
Mrs. C. II. Huges left for a short visit
with friends at Peru this morning.
The Presbyterian church is soon to be
heated by the Smead system of heating
Mr. Tebbetsof the Culver Military
Accademy at Culver City, was in our
Mrs. Susie Woods, of Marion, Ind., is
home visiting her parents, Mr.and Mrs.
Gerard oi this city.
The dancing school given by Dollie
Reeves on X. Michigan street was well
attended last evening.
Mrs. Chapman, of Culver City, has
been visiting for a few days with her
danghter, Mrs. DeMoss.
C. M. Young, of Danville 111., agent
for the New Home Sewing Machine Co
was in our city yesterday.
Operator O'Urian for the Pittsburgh
ot this city is again able to be about his
duties after a short spell of sickness.
Mr. and Mrs. J, K. Ilanes left for
South Uend this morning where they
will visit with relatives for a few days.
Mrs. J. F. and 0. 1'. Greer and Miss
Katie Watson, of Uourbon, were the
guests of Mr. and Mrs. S.W. Jackson
D. V. Uaker and wife and child,
stopped in the city this morning for a
few hours enroute to their home at
Allie Lillybrdge who has been visit
ing his brother M. D. Lillybridge of
this city returned to his home at Winne
Mrs. Lotta Minor und daughter, of
Syracuse X. V. ire visiting the family
of M. D, Lillybridge, of this city for
Mrs Mary Searels, of this city,
who has been visiting with relatives in
Laporte for several days, returned home
Mrs. James Curtis and daughter
Nellie, of Walkerton, are the guests of
Mr. M. I). Tuttle and family for a few
Mrs. II. La Id who resides fur miles
south of this city and who has boen
quite sick for some time is reported as
Our Mandolin Club received an invi
tation to play for the dance at Culver
City last eve but as several of the play
ers are business men of this city, they
could not leave.
Mrs. Miud Tank who has been nurs
ing her sick sister Mrs. A. North for
a few weeks returned to her home to
day. Mrs. North is much improved
being able to sit up.
Mtf. F. (J. Middlehampt, who has
been with Mrs. J. L. Cleveland during
her illness, returned last week to her
home in Washington, D. C, leaving
Mrs, Sarah Uucher, of Englewood, in
charge of the patient. Era. Cleveland's
friends will regret to know that her
condiction is not Improving.
The stock holders of the Agricultrial
Fair Association of this city held an
other meeting last night at the Opera
House for the purpose of devising
some means of paying off the Moating
indebtedness of the last year fair. No
detinate conclusion was arrived at,
and the meeting adjourned to meet
November 30th at which time the
money will ba raised and all debts be
The Council met last night with but
a few present, and not enough to be
able to do any business at all. And
after short discsusions amongst those
present the Mayor donned his oyercoat
and cap, and the rest followed. It is
desired that the Council men should all
be present at the next meeting next
Tuesday evening. These meetings
will be held eyery week until the city
ordiances have all been acted upon.The
meeting nightsare Tuesday and Frdiay
evening each week.
From Monday's Dally.
Al va Myers went to Walkerton to-day.
II. G. Thayerwent to Lapaz last
Theo. Cressner went to Laporte to
N. llichards, of Argos, was in our
Mrs. Frank Lamson lert for Culver
City to-day noon.
Miss Daisy Powell went to Culver
City this morning.
Henry Garrel, of Tyner City, was in
town last Saturday.
Homer Watson drove over from
Argos last evening.
Deputy Sheriff J. M. Plack went to
Argos this morning.
John Miller, of Warsaw, Sundaycd
in Plymouth, yesterday.
Porn to Mr. and Mrs. Smith of West
Garro street, a girl yesterday.
(!. Xewberger, of Philadelphia, Penn.,
was the guest of M. Lauer over Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. Luther Cressner re
turned from Atlanta Georgia, Saturday.
The new furnace was commenced
at the Prespyterian church this morn
ing. C. C. Miller, of the Fort Wayne Elec
tric Corporation was in our city Satur
day. J. G. Poles, of Englewood, Chicago,
visited with friends in this city over
Mrs. Hamlet who lives cn the south
side is suffering from a severe attack
of sciatic rheumatism.
Walter Chapman, of Argos, was the
gust of his cousins Mr. Pert and Miss
Daisy Powell Sunday evening.
Mrs. Dr. Jackson, of this city is visit
ing with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. C.
C. Watson, of Uourbon this week.
In some sections nf Illinois the girls
are preparing their bloomers to be used
as they glide gracefully over the ice
Pacer Smith who is to be hung at
Decatur next Friday has written a
biography of his life, and given it out
Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Mackay accom
panied by Mrs. Pichey former residents
of this citv, but now of Columbia City,
spent Sunday with relatives in this city
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Turner and Mr.
and Mrs. F. S. Skinner, of Valparaiso
were guests of Mrs. Prown of N. Mich
igan street last Saturday enroute home
David Hull and wife, of Argos,
visited in the city with his son David
On account of Thanksgiving day the
Vandalia line will sell tickets Novem
ber 27 and 2$ good returning November
2U within a radius of 100 miles for l1
fare for the round trip. C. A. Downs
Henry Snyder, Living near Grcenbu
8 miles north west of Uourbon, died
Friday morning. Funeral services
were held at the Dunkard church
'J miles north west, Sunday forenoon at
10 o'clock He leaves a wife and live
Tue M. W. Simon's Electric Light
and Power Plant will receive about the
last of this week a large incandescent
dynamo that will increase its commer
cial lighting to three times its present
capacity. It has been found necessary
to make this new addition.
A peculiar death was that of Will
llichards, son of Dr. John Pichards, of
Laud, Thursday night. In the morn
ing he emplained of blindness and
by night was stone blind. He grad
ually grew worse and died at midnight
in terriable agony. The physicians
were unable to diagnose the case.
The County Publisher and Printer,
a newsy little sheet, gives the Allow
ing advice which is worthy of study
by a great many county newspapers.
It says: "If some editors would devote
the time and space they usually give
to mystifying their readers about such
questions as national finances, the
tarilT, etc., to their local interests they
would lind it more profitable."
Since the democratic party of this
vicinity is minus an organ we suggest
that the democrats of Marshall county
now take the Independent and Thrice
-a-Week (N. Y.) World in combination.
Daily Independent and World, (nine
papers a week) one year only 64.65 cash
Weekly Independent and World
(four papers a week) one year only
At Columbia City, there is confined
m the county jail a man named Fred
Parger who is in continment owing to his
inability to secure a bondsman for 8500
to keep tne peace. He has been a resi
dent of that "haven of rest" for three
years, and if the court does not take
some action in the matter, will in all
probability spend the remainder of his
life there. He has up to date, devoured
?400 worth of food.
An exchange says it pays to keep on
the right side of newspaper men.
Every newspaper treasures up in its
memory the names of friends and liike
wise its enemies. It never overlooks an
opportunity to assist the farmer, but
never goes out of the way to aid the
latter. Human nature is the same
everywhere. People wno show a news
paper man kindness never make a bet
ter inyest meut, or one that more surely
repays them a hundred fold sooner or
later, As has been truly said: "There
occasionally conies a time in the life
of every man when a word said by a
newspaper either makes or unmakes
the individual mentioned." The man
who says he does not care what the
papers say ot him lacks truthfulness or
The gospel tnnperance nieetinggs
conducted by Jas. M. Dunn came to
an abrupt close yesterday afternoon
just as they had re iched a point of
general interest and Mr. Dunn left for
home at 1 o'clock this morning. A
meeting of ministers and laymen was
held this morning to consider a pro
position to Mr. Dunn to return and
continue the work by a series of meet
ings to be held nightly in t li 3 opera
house and it is probably that such a
proposition will be made and should
ho return there is no doubt that he
wil be given the hearty support of all
professing christian and temperance
people. His work here has been a re
velation to nearly every body regard
less of the position occupied in the
cause ho advocates.
From Tuesday's Daily.
Lou Alleman leaves for Chicago this
M. W.Simons is in Chicago to-day on
Samuel Parker left for Chicago this
Doom your own town and have your
laundry done here.
J. A. Pender went to Argos this
Jas. Frilbey, of Uourbon, was in our
city yesterday transacting business.
Levi Lauer went to llochester this
morning for a short visit with friends.
S. J Nichols, of AValkerton, is the
guest of his daughter, Mrs. A. North,
of this city.
Edwin Mayer who has been visiting
at Chicago for a few days returned
home this morning.
Mrs. II. Langdon, who lives near the
foundry on the west side, is sulfcrirg
from an attack of rheumatism.
A quite poker game was raided at
Elkhart Sunday night last. Five
of the city sports were correlled.
Mrs. C. O. Smith, of this city left for
Indianapolis this morning where she
will visit with relatives and friends for
a few days.
Last Saturday night for the first time
in three months the police court in
Columbia City was in session. This
surely is an excellent record.
II. Wahl, of St. Louis, visited with
William Schock, of the Independent,
for a few hours last evening on his
way to his home at Piemen,
St. Louis sent a detatchment of her
fire department to Chicago yesterday to
attend the funeral of the four firemen,
who were killed in that city last week.
The plug Hew out of the boiler at
the Electric plant at Washington, Ind
iana Sunday night and six tramps
who were sleeping near by were fear
fully scalded. Two have died since.
Chas. J. Miller, of Flkhart, informed
his employes, who were manufacturers
in that city, that ho would leave their
employment, owing to the danger con
nected with an emery wheel he was run
ning. Five minutes before quit ing time
the evening he was going to give up the
job, the wheel that was making 2,.'NX)
revolutions to the minute bursted, kill
ing him instantly.
A very pleasant private afiair was
that of a private dance given at Culver
Cdy the other evening. There was
quite a number present, and the amount
taken in was about 1 1.00 and after the
orchestra ?which rendered very fine
music, was paid with other minor ex
penses, there was not much proiit lei t
for the manager.
From Wednesday's Dally.
W. E. Uailey went to South Uend
John Uaker, of Knox, called in the
Dr. Linkenhelt left this morning for
J. II. McClure, of Walnut, was in our
Dr. Loring, of Purr Oak was in the
Geo. Thayer is in Chicago on busi
ness this week.
Theo. Cressner went to Ureiudn yes
day on business.
Mr. and Mr?. Lewis Hess, of Args,
were in the city yesterday.
The city schools close to day until
Monday account of Thanksgiving.
M. Alleman returned from a short
visit with relatives at Marion, to day.
Mrs. Adeline Quails, of Argos, visited
her son William, of this city, yesterday
Mrs. W. E. Leonard left to-day fr
South Uend to visit with friends a few
Mrs. James Plant, of Uourbon, is
visiting with the family of S. W. Jack
son of this city for a few days.
Richard Hoe was arrested yesterday
by Deputy Sheriff Mack, for shooting
craps last Sunday night, and lined.
William Ualdwin who has been visit
ing William Dawson of this city re
turned to his home at llochester this
Mrs. P. Shakes of this city left for
Kokomo this morning where she will
spend the winter with her daughter
Mrs. Frank Gibson.
Misses Edna and Kmma Yockey left
for Indianapolis this morning via the
L. I'. .V W., where tl ey will remain for
several days visiting relatives.
Archie Uaker, of llochester, who has
been sojourning through the east for
the pasi four months returned to his
home, via Plymouth this morning.
Mr. W. E. White, of Kaneville, 111 , was
a caller at the Independent ollice this
morning. He will spend the holidays
visiting his brother, Henry White, of j
Twin Lakes. 1
S. X. Stevens and Adam Vitmedge
left for Laporte where they weje sub
poenaed to appear before the Laporte
circuit court in a trial against a Mr.
Hamlet who formerly had charge of
the laundry of this city.
Mrs. Harriet M. Ault was appointed
Press Superintendent for the County
W. C. T. U.. at their last regular meet
ing. The "Ladies Club room," of the MioS
Simons Plock, will be the headquarters
fr W C. T. l meetings during this
winter, Monday afternoon of each week
until further notice.
C. F. Warden was in this city a little
while this morning enroute to Peru
with the remains of his son who is to
be buried at that place. He departed
via the Vandalia.
Dr. Durr while coming down a ladder
trom his haymow yesterday slipped and
fell some distance, which might have
resulted in a broken arm, but received
a severe sprain in the wrist.
The aldermen of the city of Muncie,
Ind., accusing the firemen of stealing
goods when at a fire, has resulted in the
entire force stepping out. The city
now has no fire department.
The 7:27 p. m. south bound Vandalia
passenger train will probably stop at
Culver Military Academy for the con
venience of those of this city who will
attend the Academy ball on Friday
It is stated by an exchange that at
Iluntingsburg "Jack the kisser," has
been getting to the front of late, ami
now that neighbhorood in which the
depredations have been committed is
swarmed every evening by the old
maids of the town.
The First Paptist church of Peru
Ind., just completed, costs about 50,00,
and was dedicated Sunday morning
with most impressive ceremonies. The
structure as it now stands is one of the
most complete, handsome and imposing
in the state. It is built of undressed
Indiana stone, with a frontage on one
of the principal corners of the city of
Mxl35 feet. The seating capacity is
1,00. Throughout the church is com
plete in every detail, with an auditorium,
Sunday school, class and committee
rooms admirably arranged.
A horrible scalding accident oceured
at Washington, Ind., early yesterday
morning and tw men -Daniel Evans,
of Golden, Col., anl John Welch, of
Austin, Pa., are dying. These two men
and four others were sleeping on the
boiler frame at the electric light power
house, when a mud valve in one of the
boilers blew out, filling the roiun with
steam so they could wt see an I cover
ing the lloor two inches deep with boil
ing water. The men climbed off the
frame and, in their frantic endeavors to
get out of the room, waded around anil
fell in the water until their entire
bodies were terribly scalded. The
streams of ti e poor fellows were heart
rending, and it was four or live minutes
before assistance reached them. They
are being cared for by trustees.
Julius Poone, Peuben Colborn, and a
few other men, all colored of New
Castle, Ind., were having a game of
"craps" in II. L. llernly's livery stable,
about 11 o'clock Saturday night, when
trouble arose and a fight of some sort
ensued. Very little can be learned of
tho occurrence, but about midnight
Uoone was found lying on the sidewalk
in front of the stable unconscious and
seemingly near death. All day yester
day and to-day he has remained in that
condition and his case is prononnced
hopeless. Evidence on the body shows
that he had been struck across the ab
domen and again across the neck by a
huge club found near. Colborn is sup
posed to have committed the deed. j
From Tuesday's Daily.
Council met and was called to order
lat evening in regular session at 8
o'clock, with Ma or iwindell m the
chair. After the reading of the minutes
by the city clerk and approval, the
mayor then proceeded to hear the re
ports of the city oilicers.
It was moved by Uailey and seconded
by Tibbetts that the report of superin
tendent of water works be recieved and
placed on file. Carried. Moved by
Tibbetts and seconded by Maxey that
the superintenent of water works be in
stiuced to keep the pipes clear of ob
structions he to be satisfied that the ob
struction is in the pipes between the
curb and taps. Carried. Moved by
Tibbetts, second by Maxey that
bills be allowed as read, except
that S2.02 be deducted from M. W.
Simons, bill for light on South street
which tailed to burn the 22d, Sid, 21th,
and 25th. The other bills are as fol
lows: Lew Phodes 15. CO
Clyde Kistler t.30
J. Cummunings 45.00
Chas. Stevens 15.00
Pob't McKayne l,.rQ
Win. Mannuel HM'j
Theo. Myers 15.00
C. J. Hick liO.st
Mamlard oil Co i:il."5
Jas. Me A It er 25
W. E. Peynolds p.i.pj
Adam Kelert 5.00
Louis McDonald H.tO
Jas. Ueniiett li.0
Wm. Walters lo.t I
M. W. Siuums E. L. and P. P.... 2:5:U3
Pen j. Fetters 51.00
Oliver F. Ke'chall 20
A. North 2.oo
Wm. Southerly 5.00
Jacob Suit 1.25
Geo. Longmore 10.50
Moved ami seconded that the report
of the street and alley committee
bereceivtd concurred in, and the walks
ordered built on West South street
carried. Moved and seconded that the
street caniniissioner be instructed to
construct seven snow plows to be used
thoroughly after each snow fall.
Carrned. Moved and seconded that
street commissioner be instructed to re
pair the holes in the Jefferson and Yel
low river sewer as best he can. Carried.
Moved and seconded that the report
of the commissioner on electeic lights
be received, liled and concurred in.
Moved and seconded that the city
pay Frees and Ellis 8(5.17 for driving 2
inch pipe as per superintendent of
water works report ot Oct, 4, l5, carried.
Also that the city piy the same parties
75.50 in full payment of their first con
tract f '?r driving a 0 inch pipe. Carried.
Moved and seconded that the report
of street commissioner be received,
filed, and placed on record.
Moved and seconded, that the sewer
assessments be fixed and established ac
cording to recommendation f the
council committee on reviews. Carried.
Moved by O'Keefe as an amendment
that the city commissioners report be
substituted "for council committee re
port. Lst. It was then moved by
Maxey that the council adjourn to meet
next Mon lay evening in adjourned
1VI1 in a l it.
Frederic Sell of Wanitah, was found
this morning in front of Theo Cressners
residence, lying on his face in the ditch.
Mr. Cressner telephoned down town
for assistance and the man was taken
to Mr. Punneirs furniture store where
he was cared for. He is an Kpileptic
subjec. After he had come to himself
again he was taken to the train and
-aiiit loot Hull.
There has been a movement set on
foot in Chicago, to do away with the
present brutal display of foot ball.
There has been considerable space
used in newspaper to condemn the
prize lighting sport, and now asystama-
tie effort is being put fourth to bring
discredit upon the game of loot ball.
Mayor Swift, of Chicago, has been ap
pealed to regarding the games to bo
played Thanksgiving day, but in all
probability will not take action in tho
Editor Wallace P. Camj bell, recently
of the Auburn Dispatch, who purchased
the Herald, a Wabash, Ind., has been
making extensive improvements, and
has nowneof the most complete news
paper plants in central Indiana. Tho
entire plant has been overhauled and
improed, new presses, new type and
new machinery having been purchased,
it is the purpose of editor Campbell to
give the Pepublicans of Madison the
most fearless and most progressive or
gan they have ever had. Mr. E. C.
Toner, of Martinsville, has been re
tained as city editor and is making a
success of his work.
State Natural Gas Supervisor J. C.
Leach, of Kokomo is engaged in the
preparation of his annual report ana
proposes to make it the most compute
and accurate ever submitted, giving
much information concerning the Indi
ana gas product not heretofore collated
The Public Schools of Richmond,
Ind., have been invited to make a pen
manship exhibit, to be held at Chicago
during the holidays. Each building
will make a display. They were in the
exhibit last year and came out second
best, being beaten by Cambridge City.