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From Friday's Daily.
JIarry Myers, of this city, was at Ar
Miss Tressie Sheets has been seriously
ill for the past week.
James (Iillmore Jr., drove over to
AVm. Quails, of the Telephone Ex
change was in Argos yesterday.
Miss Angle Houghton is visiting
friends at Warsaw for a few days.
Wm. Weil, of Uremen, spent Thanks
giving with Sheriff Smith and family.
C. II. Tibbetts made a business trip
to Logansport and Delphi Wednesday.
Mrs. C. Ji. Tibbetts returned Wed
nesday from Uourbon where she has
been visiting friends.
W. U. I less returned home last even
ing from Chicago where he has been on
business for a few days.
Charles and Andrew Moore, of this
city ate Thanksgivnig turkey at Argos
with relatives yesterday.
Quite a crowd attended the mas
querade ball at the opera Louse last
night. All report a good time
Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Rankin, of Plym
outh, remained over Thanksgiving with
Mr. and Mrs. Turner, of Argos.
About 12 or 15 of the K. of P's from
Argos attended the meeting at Laporte
Wednesday, returning home yesterday
On account of the wires being in bad
condition on the Western Union
lines the weather report has been missed
for a few days.
A large number of our citizens vis
ited with relatives and friends over
Thanksgiving, and enjoyed the benefits
that day generally brings.
The performance given in the opera
house last Wednesday night by the
"Dan Kelly" Dramatic Co., was very
well attended and was largely appre
ciated by the audiance.
The Misses Letta and I Jos a Stafford,
of Columbia City, passed through our
city yesterday on their way to their
home at Arges, where they will visit
with their parents, for a few days.
William Stewart and Miss Cora J.
Singrey, both of Eourbon, were married
by llev. W. W. Raymond at the Jlectory
in Plymonth, on Wednesday afternoon,
Nov. 20, Ib'JÖ. Witnessed by Mr. and
Mrs. Otis J. Senour.
Members of Miles II. Tibbetts Post
No.2M (I. A. li. department, will take
notice that general inspection will take
place at Post Hall on Monday evening,
Dec. 2, lb'J. All comrades are request
ed to be present. W. Kelly, Commander.
Fon Sali: or Exchange: Farms of
80 to 400 acres in Iroquois Co.. 111., rang
ing iD price from $35 to J?7r per acre ac
cording to improvements and locality.
All within eight miles ot county seat.
Address L. E. Smith, box Iii, Watseka.
During school days, or any other
days for that matter, parents should be
careful how they speak of teachers be
fore children. If there is fault to be
found with a teacher by parents, it
should ba talked in private and not in
the hearing of children.
The funeral services of Mr. Mar
tin Meyers will occur Saturday at 2
o'clock at the Lutheran church. The
burial services will be held at Oak
Hill cemetry. There was a slight mis
take in an announcement which stated
that the funeral would be held Snn
day at 2 o'clock.
Ask some men for an advertisement
or a few locals and they will say they
don't believe in advertising a paper is
never read. Let one of them be caught
kissing Ids neighbor's wife or struggling
along with a jag, and if the printing of
fice is in the garret of a saven teen-story
building he will climb to the top and
Deg the editor to keep quiet not to
publish it in the paper. Humboldt (la.)
From Saturday's Dally.
Wm. Everly went to Argos this mor
ing. Emery Unger was in Nappanee
Miss Josie Craig went to Lebanon
Miss Alice Xlinger went to Lakeville
W. E. Jiailey went to Rochester
Jerome Eall drove over to Argos
G. Elain and wife were at Marmont
F. Urinkley, of Xappanee, was in our
Mrs. Foster Groves, of Ilibbard, was
in town Friday.
Ilattie Wise, of Ilibbard, was in our
Wm. Warnes of this city was in Eour
Mr. and Mr. Franklin were in Fort
Julius Eorn went to Marmont Wed
nesday on business.
Geo. Kupe drove over from Argos
The Ladies Military hand left this
morning for Rochester.
Henry (J. Old, of Ft. Wayne, was in
our city to-day on business.
Mose Leland wife and son, spent
Thanksgiving at Marmont.
The union services held at the V. E.
ehuich were largely attended.
W. E. Leonard Sr. ate Thanksgiving
dinner in South Uend Thursday.
Miss Eessie Viets came home Wed
nesday to visit with her parents.
IE H. Eonham and family spent
Thursday with a sister at Goshen.
John McKinney, of Eourbon visited
with his brother Frank, Thursday.
1). L. Dickinson and Jesse Warrens
were hunting at De Long this week.
Mrs. Eiehey, of Eourbon, spent
Thursday with Mrs. Horace Corbin.
Judge Capron was at Winnamao, yes
terday and to-day on legal business.
Miss Gertrude Fields spent Thanks
giving with her brother at South Uend.
Miss Eva Young, of Logansport, is
the guest of Miss Grace Axe for a few
John Demont, of 1 Jochester, called in
tin city Thursday for a short visit with
MissSallie Erazetton, of Argos is
the guest, of her friend Mrs. Dr. Knott
The family of Jas. Huff, left for
Michigan City, where they wil! reside
in the future.
D. i:. Walters and Prosper Eall wit
nessed a game of foot ball at South
C.C. Fields, of South Eenj. has been
visiting a few days with parents and
friends in our city.
Mrs. Iloldridge returned from War
saw yesserday where she lias been visit
ing for a few days.
G. F. Wahl, Wm. Huff, I. L. D. Seiler
an I J. II. Stinch, of Uremen, spent
Thanksgiving in our city.
A. I). Williams, John Leitre and 1).
W.Johnson, of Kewanna, registered at
the IJoss House Thursday.
Married by Justice II. E.Eeeves Nov
ember 27th, Charles Faulkner and Miss
Ida May King, of Eourbon.
Lee Kendall attended a gathering
under the auspices of the Sons of Vet
erons at Frankfort, Thursday.
Mrs. L. E. Kepford of Columbia City,
and son, W. F. Kepler, of Hillings,
Montana, are the guests of Mrs. Kep
ford's daughter, Mrs. C. A. Dew.
The new mill being erected by Mr. J.
Eaugher, at Walkerton, is nearly com
pleted, and in a short time he, will
commence business in dead earnest.
Miss Lillie Grossman, of Argos, who
has been visiting in Pennsylvania re
turned to Plymouth, Thursday and
spent the evening with the family of
J. C. Ripley Passenger Agent for the
Vandalia wis in town ednesday,
Henry Schultheiss and wife were in
South Eend ovej Thanksgiving visiting
A birthday party was held at the res
idence of Rev. Rothenberger Thursday
in honnor of their little son.
Mr. and Mrs. E. Van Dien, of Eoch
ester are visiting with Mrs. Van Dien's
sister, Mrs.F. M. Orr, of this city.
Upton Schilt, Leonard Yogeli and
John Gallagher, attended the Trilby
matinee at South Uend, Thursday.
Amasa Johnson and wife, of this
this city, spent Thanksgiving with
their daughter Mrs- C. F. Eaker of Ft.
Arthur and Lou Clara Jones enjoyed
their Thanksgiving dinner with rela
tives at Rochester. They relumed
home last evening.
"It is an old saying that a secret can
be kept by three men if two of them
are dead, but a woman conceals what
she does not know."
The dance given in the Opera House
Thursday evening was not very well
patronized, but those who was present
report a pleasent time.
Mrs. Ellen C. Eurrough, of this city,
who ha been visiting with her son at
Philla, Neb., returned home this week
after a four months visit.
Misses Dunnuck and Miltenberger,
offer their entire line of pattern hats
and bonnets at greatly rednced prices.
Call and see them at the Vogue one
door south of State Uank.
Last week the Goshen Times cele
brated its fortieth anniversary by pre
senting to its readers a trade edition
of no small proportion. The Times is
one of the substantial institutions of
Dr. Denniston, of Lapaz, was among
our visitors this morning. He starts
next Tuesday an another trip to
Georgia. His faith in that country
seems to have been contagious in the
community where he lives.
The little three-year-old son of Dyron
Slabaugh, east of Xappanee, while play
ing with a pair of scissors accidently
thrust the point into one of his eyes,
destroying the sight. A dangerous
plaything in the hands of a child.
Gideon W. Ulain went to South Uend
Thanksgiving to coach the Chicago
train in the foot ball game between
Xotre Dame and the Chicago college of
physicians and surgeons. The score re
suited 21 to 0 in favor of Xotre Dame.
From Monday's Daily.
A. R. Zimmerman was in Chicago
E. C. Martindale was in Argos, last
Mr. C. Fisher was in Inwood Friday
J. W. Hess left for Chicago this morn
ing on busihess.
Mr. Eurns, of West Garro street, has
quite a sick baby.
Valparaiso will soon be confronted
with a baby show.
Mrs. Wm. O'Keefe is visiting rela
lives at South Uend.
Dr. J. R. Abner, of (irovertown, was
in our city Saturday.
Mr. Peter I'lrich is nursing a swelled
Mr. Claude Fish is confined to his
bed with pneumonia.
Dr. I). C. Kno is having his ollice
decorated and painted over.
Mrs. Julia Work, of Laporte, is visit
ing at the home of James Houghton.
Miss Carrie Gabbert, of Argos, visited
with friends in this city over Sunday.
J.G.Davis deputy dark, spent Sun
day with his family at Kentland, Ind.
James Eeeves left for a few days vis
it with friends at Logansport, last Sat
urday. Marion Eland, of Inwood is attend
ing commissioners court in this city to
day. Lou Alhnan returned from a few
days business trip to Chicago last Sat
urday. Mrs. Win. Eoiter, of Culver City, vis
ited with O. It. Porter in this city yes
terday. Mrs. Geo. Alleman is visiting her
many friends in Stark County west of
Miss Davidson was the guest or Miss
Hollinger last Friday at the residence
of Mrs. Daniels.
Miss Eessie Vink, of Eourbon, was
the guest of Miss Christena Ulrich for
a few days last week.
Chas. Eean of Ft. Wayne, and a form
er resident of Argos, called on Dr. Wil
son, last Friday evening returning home
Will McGlothlin of J.C. Kuhns cloth
ing store, went, to Marrion, Ind., Wed
nesday and spent Thanksgiving with
friends in that city.
Mrs. John Dial, of this city left last
Saturday for Mulberry, Ind., where she
will remain during the winter with her
daughter, Airs. Martin.
Jist Saturday was considered the
banner day on the Pittsburg railroad
in the freight line. At one time there
were sixty-one freight trains between
Crestline and Chicago, thirty-six west
and twenty-five east bound.
Mr. W. J. Eenner, of Argos, county
ditch commissioner for Marshall county
was a visitor in Plymouth to-day.
Last Friday night a switch engine be
ing oft the track at Valparaiso delayed
the passenger trains several minutes.
Mrs Dr. Covert, of Chicago, who ha
been visiting with her mother, Mrs. Dr.
Dunlap. of Plymouth for the past week
returned home Saturday.
The death of Jesse Henderson, one
and one-half miles west of Purr Oak,
occurred at 11 a. in. Saturday, after a
lingering illness. He was Cc, years old.
Through Geo. E. Paul's agency,
Emanuel Freese has exchanged his
property in this city to Martin Steiger
for his 10 acre farm, in West Township.
Mr. W. 1). Lillyoridge went to La
porte Friday as a witness in a slander
suit of Mr. Hamilton vs. Mr. Ellis for
."?."(. K.W. The case was posponed until
Frank Thomas, son of J. W. Thomas,
is in Chicago looking after his father's
interest in a car load of lumber con
signed to Austin Sc Campbell Manufac
turing Co. of that city.
Xow is the time to make your plains
for your winter California trip. Ask
agents of theXickel Plate road about
low rates and connections with the fast
California trains out of Chicago.
A small wreck occured at Val
paraiso on the Ft. Wayne road last
Saturdry morning. A freight train
broke in two, and when the train came
together several cars were telescoped.
Mrs. Harriet Lindsay, who has spent
a part of the summer at the home of
Mrs. William Erwin, of Eourbon,
visited with friends in this city list
week on her way to her home in Chi
Indianapolis women edited the Senti
nel, Th uiksgiving day, and were given
the receipts of the advertising and sa'e
of the papers. They cleared 7,000
which was turned over to the Flower
mission, a charitable organiza'ion.
Mr. Fred C. Sahr, of Elgin, 111., form
erly of this city, was in Plymouth Sat
urday on a business mission for the
Elgin Cycle manufacturing company,
with which he is at present engaged.
Mr. Sahr will return to Elgin tomorrow.
One of the most notable events to the
Hebrews is that of Chaunkah, which in
in Eylish is known as the "Feast of
Dedication." This importart event oc
curs on December 10th, and lasts eight,
days. This is considered one of the
events of great importance
An exchange that is always looking
for an opening to give his delinquent
subscribers a stab, got off the following:
'it is said that the recent earthquake
caused the earth to settle. Xow if it
would only have the same effect on
some of our subscribers we would feel
A short distance east of Areola, on the
Pittsburg railroad, Roman Rohrer and
Sophia Henchen were instantly killed
while walking on the track. They
stepped oif of one track on to the other
to let a train pass, and failed to notice
another one 'joining from the opposite
Friday afternoon at the Liuikenhelt
Elevator, while engaged in a conversa
tion Chas. Linkenhelt and Libb Cross,
become wrathy over some little remark
one had made and the consequence was
that a lew blows were struck and Chas.
received a skinned eye. Uut neither
were seriously hurt.
We learn from an exchange that little
Kewanna, a town of pobably WO to 1,000
population, but with considerable "get
there" in its makeup, has olTered to
give a bonus of $10,000 to some good
manufacturing enterprise. That is the
kind of work that tells. Xo doubt they
will secure the coveted erterpnse.
At Galesburg, 111., the doctors of that
city at a recent meeting decided to put
their professional cards in the city
newspapers, announcing their willing
ness to spend SiWa year for that pur
pose, provided that the publishers
would refuse to publish advertisements
for traveling doctors. The agreement
was satisfactorily arranged.
The entertainment given in the opera
house Friday night by the "Chicago
Ladies Military Uand" was not as well
attended as it probably would have been
if there had not been any other exer
cises going on. Eut the music rendered
was very good. The female "Sousa"
did very well. There is still a
chance of improvement, though, with
Today is the d iy when Congress will
convene in Washington, and then the
country will all be on the look out to
see what will be done. The Ixii:im:ni
knt, like it always has, will give the
news from our Xational Capitol. Xow
is the proper time to have your name
entered on the list and receive, not only
the home news every evening, but an
epitome of the world's news.
Dr. Jackson shipped a surgeons chair
to a doctor in southern Texas Fri
day. This chair has been examined by
several of our physiciins and they say
it answers all purposes for which they
need a chair, and some say it is the best
low price chair they ever saw. The
doctor has devoted considerable time in
perfecting this chair and has asked the
criticisms of his brother pratitioners so
he could remedy any faults which he
might have overlooked.
From Tuesday's Daily.
Claude Fish is somewhat improved
A. Yoast, of Argos, was in this city
D. L. Dickenson left for Chicago this
J.J. Vangundy, of Ilion, was in our
Chas. Mutchler, of Kewanna, was in
Adam Wise left this morning for
Macy on legal business.
Miss Jennie Riley, of East Garro
street, is on the sick list.
John C. Gordon, of Argos, was in
town to-day on business.
Clem Shoemaker, of llion, called in
our city yesterday on business.
Wm. J. Eenner Sr., of Argos, was in
the city yesterday on business.
Matt Erwin and Hob Erwin, of Eour
bon, were in the city yesterday.
About fifteen people left for Georgia
this noon, via the Vandalia route.
Wanted: 12 or 15 black cat skins.
For price see Geo. 11, Uayi.oi:, Jeweler,
Mr. Eentz and family, were among
those who embarked for Georgia, to
day. Mrs. Geo. Ripple, of Uouroon is visit
ing with relatives in this city for a few
The comTiissioners court convened
Monday morning for a nine days
Roy McKinsey and Fred Pierce, of
Walkerkon, were in our city on busi
Morris Lauer, of Muncie, visited rela
tives and friends in this city, on his way
Chas. II. New, of the firm of Xew &
Davis, of Eourbon called in our city
Mr. II. Humrichouser returned home
yesterday from a visit with his son at
Ed Kuhn, of J. C. Kuhn &Son, will
return this evening, from a purchasing
trip to Chicago.
Chas. Walker and John and Frank
Vangundy, of IIlionr were in the city
Monday on business.
Mrs. Nellie Ray, of Omaha, Xeb., is
the guest of Mrs. Jno. W. Houghton.
She will remain one week.
The "Amy Lee and Frank Doane"
theatrical company changed cars at
this place for South Uend today.
Ey doing to much for our children
we often render them incapable of
doing anything for themselves.
Moses E. Leland and family accom
panied about 23 others this morning
for Georgia via the Lake Erie.
Uurt Logan, of the Phoenix, has the
agency of Dimocks laundry of Kokomo.
Laundry called for in any part of city.
The high school of South Eend are
expected to attend the dance of the
Plymouth Dancing Club next Thurs
"Win. Voreis from Green Township
Kx-Commissioner was in town yester
day visiting the present Uoard of Com
The streets have been lined today
with farmers' teams and to days busi
ness in nearly all lines has therefore been
"You have got the drop on me," as
the man said to the boy who unloaded
a shovelful of snow on him from the
top of a building.
The carpenters of this city seem to
pay no attention to the coldness of the
weather, but keep on building, which
shows the need of the buildings.
A Miss Minnie Johnson, of Whiting
accidently swollowed three pin Sun
day last. The physicians succeeded in
removing two of them. She will die.
Dr. Jones, of Chicago was in our city
to-day making inquiries in regard to a
location for a physician near this city,
and is very well pleased with our town.
King winter is getting down to bus
iness now. The weather man is vin
dicated and clear cold December
weather will probably characterize
the next few days.
Nickel Plate road, low rates, and per
fect service are all synonyms. A through
sleeping car sei vice between Chicago,
Ft. Wayne, Cleveland, Erie, Eullalo,
Xew York and Eoston.
There is a tract of land consisting of
500 acres iu Laporte county, says the
Elkhart Truth, that has disappeared
since the recent earthquake, and in its
stead is a line lake of water.
John R. Jones, trustee of Green town
ship; trustee Iden, of Eourbon town
ship; Wm. Uryant,ol Walnut township;
and W. U. Kyle, of Tyner City, were in
the city yesterday on business.
There will be a social and oyster sup
per given at the residenco of Mrs. Cox,
who lives back of the Ross house, next
Friday evening. It will be under the
auspices of the German Reformed
church. .Everybody invited.
The Nickel Plate road operates a per
fect passenger service composed of first
and second class day coaches attended
by colored porters. Excellent dinning
cars and through sleeping cars to Chica
go, Cleveland, Buffalo, Xew York and
Boston. Rates always the lowest.
From Tuesday's Daily.
The city council convened at the
usual place and time last evening, and
alter a few minutes of questioning by
the council in regard to the condition of
the alleys between Kendall's residence
and the livery stable, and also the alley
between Dr. Etiketts and Mr. Martin,
dale's residences on North Center street
it was decided to have the street com
missioner till the same up so there
would be no danger in driving through
them. Then a resolution of adoption
of final estimates was adopted as read.
Then the following ordinances were
adopted as read. Ordinance Xo. 137
for the citizens to clean snow and ice
from sidewalks in the city; also that
same be published in the weekly
Indkimadknt, three insertions.
Okiuxaxci: Xo. 3. -To conduct,
regulate, manage and control tin? water
works for the city of Plymouth, Indi
ana. This ordinance was laid owr for
next time of meeting.
Okkixaxci-: No. s7. I'or regulating
the sale of intoxicating liquors in the
city of Plymouth, Indiana.
Oimmxam i: Xo. ss. -An ordinance
granting the Edgerton Manufacturing
company the right to use First street
for the location of a switch.
Okiuxaxci: No. m. -Providing for
an annual election by the common
council of the city of Plymouth, Ind., of
a sexton of Oak Hill cemetery.
OuDixAxt'K No. ho. For any person
under the age of 1-S years, and not a
traveller, to prevent same from loiter
ing about the depots.
OniuxAM i: No. . For restraining
domestic animals running at large.
Okwxaxck No. 71. -For water
works bonds of the city of Plymouth,
Okimxaxci: No. 77. To prevent im
proper conduct in or about Oak Hill
Okdixaxce Xo. Ö3. -To prevent any
one raise, lower or in any manner move
any street or alley crossing.
Okimxaxck No. f3. Pending the
Terra Ilaute & Logansport railroad the
right to use the street for right of way.
After whiCh Councilman Revnolds
moved that the council adjourn, which
Tibbetts seconded. Meeting adjourned
to meet in regular session next Monday
('aus:''' the Kitty.
An odorous story comes from the
east. A young man whose field of pro
fessional labor is not twenty miles from
the Pittsburg road, caught a skunk the
other evening. Before starting on the
pursuit he failed to classify the little
animal properly and pressed the chase
by reason of an error in judgment
which led him to believe himself in pur
suit of some wicked person's deserted
kitty. He was undeceived, however,
when he was about to lay hands on the
skunk and thought for a moment that
the concentrated essence of odors had
been poured out upon his head. The
strictly embarrassing feature of his
position was that he had left his best
girl in the buggy while he went oil" on
the skunk hunt. As all things end, so
did their journey to town, and so has
his penchant for catching stray cats.
Cork ! iv '1 it I Meet.
Like the Ancient Order of Iloo I loos,
the secret and mysterious order of the
Dlack Cats, the Corkscrew Club of this
city is also an order whose secret work
ing is veiled in the profoundest mys
tery. The Chief High Ritualist issaid
to appear before the lodge on meeting
nights at exactly the dread hour of mid
night, when graveyards yawn and give
up the spirits of their dead, and to per
forin such a wierd and altogether hyp
notic incantation that the room is tilled
with enchannient and all are lifted to
the seventh stratum of Corkscrew Club
delight. This is followed by the intro
duction of a turkey gobbler who stuts
about m the blue ether of the seventh
a-rial stratum as a perpetual example
of the pride to which all members of
the club who have been elevated to the
seventh plane of Corkscrew Club pro
gression should attain. A half tone
reproduction of the turkey gobbler set
in a pictured wreath of chrysanthe
mums and hollyhocks, to denote spring,
autumn and Thanksgiving, is worn as
the emblem and royal insignia of the
club. Uut little information regarding
the inner workings of this club is at
tainable and we have been unable to
learn what manner of corks are drawn
by the Corkscrew Club at times of meet
ing. The club convened at 12 o'clock
Siturday night and did not adjourn
until 12 o'clock Sunday night. This
was a regular convocation. When cer
tain special rites are performed the
sessions are said to last from forty-eight
to siqty hours.
An l ulu ky Tliir(-eii.
Laporte Argus: Those who enter
tain a superstition about the No 13
being unlucky may be interested in
knowing that several years the Lake
.Shore road has had a No. 13 express
train, ami as long as it run under that
number it never met with the slightest
mishap, it was so singularly free from
all trouble that it became noted on the
road. A short time ago the number
was changed and almost immediately
accidents began to happen to it and
they have since been of frequent occur
rence, although none of them have