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From Thursaay's Daily.
I). K. Snyder is on the sick list.
Mrs. Jlenry Heynolds is very sick.
Zeus Wade is home from La Porte.
The railroads had a rush of business-:.
L. H. Peno is here from Michigan
Sheriff Smith was at Jlourbmi yester
day. DM Santa Claus remember you this
W. S. Heeve, from Chicago, is at
Frank lledd and wife are in Indian
apolis. Miss llattie Kelley spent Christmas
Charles Welch returned to Chicago
K. C. North and family went to
Miss Ida Zimmerman is sick, of
Wikner Thomas, of South Lend, came j
over to spend the uay.
Miss Kate, daughter of Daniel Marks,
is ill of catarrhal fever,
Miss Hertha. (labbert is visiting in
Chicago for a few days.
Mortimer L. Thompson and wife
were in La Paz yesterday.
(k-orge Klingerman and wife spent
yesterday in South Hend.
Mr. Cressey,of Chicago, was a Christ
ma? guest of Tabe How
Pert Hall and wife, of Leesburg, are
visiting the Peeves family.
Miss Kate Stoddard, of Valparaiso,
is the guest of Miss Grace Axe.
Prophet Hicks hs evidently struck
the mark pretty well this month.
Will Suit and famiiy spent Christ
mas with her parents in La Porte.
Jesse Uilmore lias gone to Chicago
to visit his brothers for a few days.
A vast amount of Indian relics are
being unearthed in around Warsaw.
The snow was evidently intended for
Christmas, but it arrived a triile la'.e.
Miss Hessie Viets will spend the bal
ance of the season at Louisville, Ky.
Most of the business houses closed
Christmas -at least, for a part of the
Mrs AyersandH. Monday, both of
Chicago, are guests of Dr. Viets and
Judges Purson, of Winamac, and F.
15. McConnell, of Logansport, are in
Miss Daisy Nusbaum, who is attend
ing school in Chicago, came liome for
John McCracken came up from To
ledo, Ohio, to spend his vacation with
J. 1). McClaren.
D. J. Welch, of Chicago, who arrived
on this morning's train, will be a guest
of Dr. Horton until tomorrow.
Miss Jlonore Parks, of Camden, Ind.,
is visiting with the family of Geo.
Kleinschmidt, during the holidays.
Elvin Hubbard, a former employe of
Turner's barber parlors, now of La
Porte, is calling on Plymouth friends.
Miss 1'razier, daughter of Judge
Frazier, of Warsaw, and olhcial court
stenographer of Kosciusko, is in today.
California passengers should ask
ag nts of the Nickel Plate road for
rates and connections before purchasing
Marriage was a failure in the case of
William and Nettie Schreck, and the
tormer lias been given a decree of
divorce in the circuit court.
Dr. and Miss Grace Horton are at
Hourbon, attending the wedding of Dr.
Johnson's daughter, Miss Willa, which
took place at noon today in that city.
The Sons of Veterans meet this even
ing in regular session. There will be
election of ollicers and work in the de
grees, and a full attendance is desired.
Oren J. Chandler, of Warsaw, is in
town today. He is county clerk of
Kosciusko and one of the best known
secret society men in Northern Indiana.
Christmas day was not an especially
lively one in Plymouth. We contributed
our full quota of attendance to the cele
brations in our neighboring towns, how
ever. Among the visiting attorneys today
are: Julius Powley and George W.
Jlolman, of Rochester; II. S. Piggs, A.
G. Wood and Abe Hrubaker of War
saw. Mr. McGo.wan, of South Plymouth,
had a slight stroke of paralysis on
Tuesday. His physician is hopeful that
the attack may be of slight importance,
but the definite outcome can hardly be
forecast as yet.
The turkey shoot given at the fair
ground by Clough Ai Harris yesterday
was a decided success in every respect.
The tendance was large and tin in
terest apparently did not fl.ig. We art
glad to hear tlut t lit- linancial ouloMue
was ail that could le desired.
Attendantsat the Chn-tmas F.vecnter
tainuient given at the Presbyterian
church were treated to an interesting
feature that was not down in the bills.
After the close of the program proper,
Pastor Charlton invited the audience to
remain a moment or two longer m their
seats. Then toward the front came
quietly a prepossessing young coupie,
and standing unassumingly side by bide
at ti e pulpit, were united in marriage
by the preacher. They were Corey North
and Miss Grace IJrownlee, both num
bered among Plymouth's prominent ami
deservedly popular young people, and
Tin: Independent joins in the sincere
and numerous congratulations.
One of the most enjoyable gatherings
of the sea urn occurred last night at the
home of Mr. and Mrs. I). U. Shafer. It
was the fortieth anniversary of their
marriage, and in honor of the occasion
a merry party of thirty-six friends and
neighbors dropped in upon the friendly
couple like the traditional wolf on the
fold. A sumptuous supper was served
and a generally good time was enjoyed.
As a token of the kindly esteem in
which the host and hostess are univer
sally held, they were presented with
two very handsome chairs by those
Mrs. W. F.. Uailey was the guest at
dinner yesterday of Mrs. .1. W. Parks.
This is the llrst time Mrs. Uailey has
been away from home for nearly a year
and as a rons;-ouenc her visit with
Mrs ,rks yestenlav was an excep
tion U pleasure. She was carefully
wheeled by Mr. Pailey from her home
to the home of her hostess and back
and has experienced no ill effect in
W. K. JJailev left tor
this morning, where he goes to pay to
John (.'oar, of that city, the matured
value of a Union Central Life policy of
2,0o taken by Mr. Coar some years
ago. Mr. Coar will receive S2,101.;s.
Mr. Pailey is the company's district
agent for northern Indiana.
The Nickel Plate road operates a per
fect passenger service composed of lirst
and second class day coaches it tended
by colored porters. Excellent dining
cars and through sleeping cars to Chi-
cogo, Cleveland, UulTalo, New York
and Hoston. Pates always the lowest.
The Y. M. C. A. rooms proved an at
tractive place for many of the young
men to spend a few hours of their
Christmas. At one time twenty-live
were occupying the reading room, en
joying its attractive literature.
It has been determined not to open
the casket of the late I). H. Armstrong
during the funeral service to be held at
the residence at 2 p. m. Sunday. Those
wishing to view the remains may do so
Lafayette has three republican can
didates for governor, Wm. C. Mitchell,
late county clerk, being announced.
At the present rate, the rank and file
will be swallowed up by the candidates.
Ex-Cltrk Harry i Chester and wife
were Christmas visitors from Elkhart.
Harry is favorably known throughout
Indiana as an author of much credit
able verse and several popular songs.
Now is the time to make your plans
for your winter California trip. Ask
agents of the Nickel Plate road about
low rates and connections with the fast
California trains out of Chicago.
The home of John Turner was the
scene of a delightful reunion yesterday,
with three generations represented. A
Christmas tree for tho little ones added
to the sum total of enjoyment.
Dr. Mendenhall, the Indian doctor, is
at the Windsor house today. This is
the doctor's regular monthly visit. He
will leave tomorrow and return each
month for one day only.
On account of the death of 1). 15.
Armstrong, the masque ball to have
been given by the W. P. C. tomorrow
evening has been postponed indefin
James Marks, a former Plymouth
boy, came back from Chicago for
Christmas and will remain over for the
dance this evening.
J. K. Lawrence, of Etna Green, and
James Matchette, of Hourbon, are among
the strangers within our gates today.
The "green-goods" people are getting
m their customary holiday season work
in this section.
The Nickel Plate Itoad maintains a
perfect passenger service with sleepers
Tin divorce suit of Ada against (Jeo.
M. Kaufman has been dismissed at his
The Nickel Plate Poadis the shortest
line between Chicago and PulTalo.
Agent T. A. Downs spent the day
with his parents at Greencastle.
New marriage license today: Jason
Drewer and Emma Wener.
Oliver C. Chase came from Fort
Wayne for Christmas.
Miss Ethel Wiltfong has gone to At
lica for a week's visit.
Miss Nettie Shearer is visiting at
Ed Miller carne homo from Chicago
for the day.
Nickel Plate Poad and low rates are
FrM iy's Diily
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Mr. Ibid; re? um
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W. Mnallev Iaii'e!s N ex'-ei't
j home tomorrow
! MrSe McCrory and s.m Xol.!e went to
; u-mIuh,,., t(ui!ir
Mrs. Ceo. W. Marble will entertain
Mrs. Peterson and son Lfotto went
to Walkerton today.
A new phone -'.I lias been put in
Ilev. Moench's residence.
Did you ever have a better time than
you had at the dance last night?
AYanted: VI or lö black cat skins
For price see Gi:o. II. Uayi.oi:, .leweler
Dr. Hoy has sent for his fanulv, w ho
will move here from llanna next Mon
day. David lloiem. of Elkhart, is home for i
a holiday visit. I!e will return
The Nickel Plate lbad has through
sleeping cars to Chicago, Uuli'alo, New
York, and Hoston.
Semi -Weekly Independent and
the Cosmopolitan, the greatest maga
zine in America, only j?1.S5 per year.
Mrs. Amanda Moore, of Garnet, Kan
sis, is here visiting Mrs. W. P. Moure,
and her fattier, Thomas McGriff, of
Crime seems to be diminishing in litis
county. The jail is empty of prisoners'
for the First time since Sheriff Smith has
been in oilice.
j Low rate Holiday excursion tickets
j are sold by agents of the Nickel Plate
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The ladies of the Altar Guild have
placed the balance of their home-made
holiday candies on sale at the Vinall
grocery and Plain's drug store.
Miss Sally Prazelton, of Argos, is vis
iting friends in Plymouth, preliminary
to her dep.irturo lor LosAnge'es, Calif.,
and other points on thy Pacific coast.
George Gross returned last evening
from Chicago where he and his family
spent Christmas with relatives. Mrs.
Gross and the children are t renain
a tew days longer.
Nickel Plate road, low rates, and per
fect service are all synonyms. A through
sleeping car service between Chicago.
Ft. Wayne, Cleveland, Erie, Uuffalo,
New York and Hoston.
Governor Matthews is in a quandary
as to which of four applicants to ap
point on the police board of Elkhart,
the same citizens having given their
endorsements on each petition.
C. II. Woodward of Goshen, one of
oldest commercial traveling men who
strike Plymouth for the grocery trade,
has ceased his visits. He will be missed
by the dealers and hotel men.
Marion Mack, Y. II. W. Pettier, W.
C. Dawdy and W. S. Daniels, agents for
the "Smalley," are here preparing for
the cycle show at Chicago, next month.
They report favorable prospects for the
Pudolph Kloepfer is perhaps the only
person in Plymouth to receive a Christ
mas present from Germany. His cousin
in Ludvigsberg,"in der Faderland,'sent
him a pair of hand-knit gloves an ap
Owing to the decline in the prices of
farm products, John W. Thomas fc Son
are making a radical cut in the price of
tile, to continue until March 1st. Th se
in need of any tile will save money by
buying it now.
The promised club party at the opera
house last evening was too great an
event to be missed. ( A. Marble.
who had been in Chicago for a few
days spending Christmas, returned in
time to participate.
In the court house at Columbia City
is a postollice. a cigar and candy stand,
a bazar, a lunch room, a justice of the
peace, a law oilice and a lodging room.
The authorities think of adding a liv
ery stable and a saloon
The best and cheapest building lots
in Plymouth, are found in "The Ply
mouth Improvement Company's" ad
dition, on the south side. No water
standing around them anu cellars al
ways dry. For terms, call on L. Tan
ner, the druggist.
Avail yourself of the opportunity to
visit your friends while Holiday rates
are in effect between all stations be
tween PulTalo and Chicago on the line
of the Nickel Plate road. Tickets on
sale December 21th, 25th and :Ust, 1SJ;
and January 1st, ISM.
The working force of the Novelty
works is sadly depleted, owing to tho
breaking of one of the driving shafts
in the turning room. The accident
occurred Thursday and a new shaft
was immediately sent for. The new
shafting has arrived but it will most
probably be Monday b fore things will
be running smoothly.
John W. Thomas was an Ixikpkxi
i:nt caller today, to give us the correct
details of the real estate deal which was
consummated between him and Wm
,M unlock, of Evanston, Ills, yesterday.
The trade embraces 21,700 considera
tion. Mr. Thomas lets his 310 acres in
North township go or a new residence
; projier; y mi i.vaiiinn. m arranuje
i::e'.'s !i ivc he-.-n pending over a nn:ith.
I'Uf the j:ipeis !i;te not Jet been tiled.
A n autopsv was hel l
i'd.iV over the
remains f the .'ate D. II. Arm-! n:ig. .
whose disease was of long standing and
had .:iz!el fery physician wv.o had'
aitei'ded him during his illness. The
exaiiiin if .n was conducted by Dr.
Knott, assisted bv Drs. Wilson. Jackson, i
Kaszer aod mith. They found death
to have resulted from an unusual
growth of cancer of the stomach.
A nice attendance and the line music
of Elbel's South Pend orchestra com
bined to make the ball given by the Ply
moii h dancing club last evening a
thoroughly enj yable one in every re
spect. This organization has made an
enviable reputa' ion tor its dances, and
list night's atluir will add to its note in
J. M. Kyser, of this city, left for Chi
cago this morning to accept a position
fur the next year as traveling salesman
for the linn of Hunte, Frank - Co.,
confectioners. Mr. Kyser will have as
( his territory, northern Indiana.
The clerks in Kloepfer's store united
j in presenting their employer with a
i very elegant onyx table and lamp, as a
Christmas remembrance. In the even
ing they were guests at his home and
reported an enjoyable time.
If you want the political news of the
the coming campaign read our adver
tisements of clubbing oifers with the
New York World and Triuune else
where in this paper.
Geo. W. Marble, Supt. of the Novelty
works, left for Chicago this morning to
complete arrangements for the com
pany's cycle show exhibit.
Dr. Hoy will hereaiter be found at
his office, night and day, until his fam
ily is settled here.
Aaron Collett,of Inwood, was a caller
at Tin: I n uktkn df.nt oilice yester
day. The Nickel Plate Poad operates a
dining and sleeping car service.
Populist state meeting is booked for
Indianapolis next Tuesday.
Mr. Yontiss, of llion, is spending a
week with friends here.
:i)l ii r-l ly C'upitl.
Married, at the residence of the
bride's parents in Walkerton on Christ
mas Eve, Arnott M. Cleveland, of this
place, and Miss Laura E. Groshams.
The ceremony was performed at prompt
") o'clock by Pev. Piley, pastor of the
I. U. church. It was followed by an
elegant wedding dinner.
The bride was tastily attired in brown
silk, while the groom wore the conven
tional somber. The company was not
a large one, including onl a few inti
mate friends. The groom is the prom
ising young secretary of the Edgington
Mfg. Co. The bride is a popular young
lady of Walkerton. They will reside
At South Pend Tuesday afternoon,
Miss Laura L. Prague, of Plymouth,
and Isaac K. Wilder, of New Carlisle,
were married by 'Squire Hates.
The marriage of Lewis C. Kepler and
Ella May l'utman was solemnized by
Pev. O. F. Landis at the home
of the bride's parents Christmas
night, in the presence of bO invited
guests. A delicious supper was served.
They will reside in Plymouth.
A pretty little service was performed
at the U. P. parsonage, the contracting
parties being Landon Hale and Nellie
Colvin, both of llourbon.
Edward Stahl, of Elwood, Ind., and
Miss Ida Apple, of this county, were
married by Pev. (). F. Landis at the U.
At the Reformed parsonage, Edward
Debley and Myrtle Force were married
by Pev. Rothenberger.
Arthur Wrightsman and Goldie Pay
man were married at the bride's home
in this city, Rev. Rothenbeger olliciat
ing. On Christmas day, Daniel Manuwal
ar d Tralla Jones were married by Rev.
Rothenberger, at the home of the
groom's father, Maple (5 rove.
New O nicer Klcctetl.
(Jen. George Crook Camp, Sons of
Veterans, held a rousing meeting Thns
day night. After work in the degrees,
the annual election of ollicers was held
with the following results:
Captain Joe M. Plack.
First Lieutenant Cory P. North.
Second Lieutenant Will Gast.
Camp Council Harry Mead, O. O.
Yourg, A. F. Young.
Delegate to State Encampment
Alternate Rollo II. Dennett.
Tho installation of the new ollicers
will bo conducted by the retiring com
mander, Capt. Lee M. Kendall, at the
Account Christmas and New Years
the L. E. & W. will sell excursion tick
ets at 13 fare for round trip tickets.
Will be sold Dec. 24, 25, 31, and Jan. 1,
18W. Good returning Jan. 2, lbiNi.
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Having just about completed diu of the
most successful years iu our business liitorv,
Ave can't help but to express our most sincere
thanks to all who helped us in havini; such a
jrreat year. We wish to announce at the same
time that we intend to sell goods jn l$ that
means of course that we mean to be strictly in
it in way of assortment to select from, and
especially in low prices. In all of our past
history it was our duty to be the inauguratois
of low prices and leaders in our line. This will
be our matter again in DG; Ave shall try and beat
the record (our own record, the only one Ave
feel that Ave have to beat. We start in the Year
of '96 with new quarters, best in county, where
it is a pleasure for people to come, and a pleas
ure for us to do business in. We will, as usual,
advertise our various lines in the papers and if
we buy anything under value we will always sell
it likewise and let you know of it through these
columns. Wishing you all a prosperous and
happy Xew Year Ave are the people's friends.
Our store will be closed
Leave Christmas Turkey orders now
and so be assured of choice
and be sure and get the famous Linnhaven
Urand, direct shipments of
FRED H. KUHN.
C'lergy Kate Will Keinaiu I in- Same.
The question of a change in railroad
fare charged clergymen has been settled
by the managing ollicers ot railways in
territory covered by the Central Traffic
Association agreeing to continue to
allow a rate of one and one-half cents per
mile. For the coming year regularly
accredited clergymen, who may be en
titled to the same under the rules,can
therefore procure reduced rate tickets
over the Pennsylvania Lines AVest of
Pittsburgh, same as during IS'J.j.
J. F. Hanks, Agt.,
Holiday Excursions via Vandalia
For the holidays the Vandalia line
will sell. excursion tickets at reduced
rates from all stations, to local points
on the Vandalii line, and also to points
on connecting lines. For full particu
lars call on nearest Vandalia line ticket
agent, or address
K. A. Fokd,
(len'l Passenger Agent,
St. Louis, Mo.
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all day on New Year's day.
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the restoration of silver. It
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