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Hit Vol. I. PLYMOUTH, MARSHALL COUNTY, INDIANA, FRIDAY, NOVEMBER IG, 1894. No. The air bites shrewdly, It is a nipping and You had bettor jet an Let us sell you one. Our prices and work manship are satisfactory. Come and See Us. In MEN'S CLOTHING, CUSTOM AND READY MADE, our prices will SUIT YOUR POCKET. We Are the Furnishers. UNDERWEAR, HOSIERY, GLOVES and MITTENS, HANDKERCHIEFS, SHIRTS, NIGHT SHIRTS, SUSPENDERS and NECKWEAR Sold at the Lowest Prices. Men's Fashionable In fact, all kinds of Overcoats. The range of prices, 2 to 20. An opportunity : 2000 pairs of Men's Trousers to be sold at a sa crifice. 250 pairs, worth 2.50, at 1.69. De sirable patterns and good materials. 250 pairs, worth 5 at 4. Ye have also a com plete line of Shoes and Felt, Leather and Rubber Shoes. Don't fail to call at n A!lmami95 BIG Easy Payment Plan If you want am V $ CALL Org He does not care if yon don't have the ready cash, but will make payments to suit yon. He also handles WHEELER & WILSON'S New Sewing THE BEST IN Bargains in Pianos and Organs. One Piano Miller, Boston $75.00 One Arion Organ, (new) 68.00 One Kimball Organ,(second-hand) 25.00 One Camp & Co. Organ, (new). . . . 72.00 an eager air.' Shakespeare. Overcoat, Bargains for Men. Overcoats 1 to buy an or Piano AT Machines, THE WORLD. STORE Rev. Carl Bofinger's Death. The news of the sudden death of Rev. Carl Bofinger, pastor of St.. Joints Evan gelical church, of this city, at nine o'clock last Sunday morning, was a shock to the citizens of Plymouth. Like wildfire the news spread, and within a very short time everyone was talking of the sad and sudden bereavement. The date of his death was his 05th birthday and after eating breakfast and receiving the birthday gifts of friends and relatives, the liev. Uofinger went up stairs to his room to dress for church. To all appearances he seemed in un usually good health and spirits, but re maining away longer than was thought necessary, his little grand-child Beata Welch was sent to his room, she return ed saying that '-Grandpa was laying with his face downward on the bed." His daughter, Mrs. Eugene Welch, hastened to his room only to lind the report too true. Medical aid was at orce summoned but life was found to be extinct. Dr. Kaszer pronounced death due to cereb ral apoplexy. The deceased was born November 11, 1821, at Weiler zum Stein, Kingdom of Wurtemberg, and educated at the uni versity of Tuebingen, Wurtemberg. With his wife he came to America for ty years ago and has established numer ous congregations besides teaching for thirty-one years in his parochial schools. He was called three times to the pastor ate of the church here. The last time returning here from I 'ort Huron, Mich., in 1883. The funeral service was held at the Lutheran church,Wednesday afternoon, the following ministers officiating: liev. Lindenmayer, La Porte, Ind.; liev. Ph. Werheim and liev. GolTeney, of South Bend; liev. (Irob, of Elkhart, and liev. W. 0. Lattimore, of this city, all except the latter speaking in German. The re mains were interred in Oak II ill ceme tery. The casket was literally covered witn choice lloral emblems and a large concourse, including many friends and relatives from abroad followed the remains to the cemetery, to pay a last tribute to the cherished memory of one who, as a scholar, a gentleman and a pastor, had endeared himself to all with whom he came in contact during life, liev. Bolinger, during his life in Plym outh, proved himself a gentleman who, to know was to admire, and his friend ship was esteemed by hundreds outside the congregation ol his church. liev. Bolinger during his long resi dence in this country proved himself in every way a loyal citizens of the coun try of his adoption, was an ardent re publican, having cast his first American vote for Abraham Lincoln in 18X), and at all times endeavored by practice and precept to instill into the minds of his congregations and those with whom he came in contact an inherent and practi cal appreciation of the government of the U. S. Always ready to lend a help ing hand to any movement tending to the improvement of his fellow men or the advancement of the city in which he lived. Of a quiet, unassuming dispo sition, but possessed of those genial characteristics which mark so distinctly the scholar and linguist. liev. Bolinger was one whose presence will be sadly missed from the social and pastorial circles of Plymouth. Floral Festival. The third annual Floral and Chrysan themum Festival, held at the First Pres byterian church, on Friday afternoon and evening, was a phenomenal success. Despite the fact that the weather was cold and snowy, so much so that it was at one time feared that it would be im possible to get the llowers there, the dis play was the finest ever seen in this city, while the attendance both after noon and evening was very large. These annual lloral festivals are held by the Sunday-school of the First Pres byterian church and are one of the most pleasing social events of the year. In the spring, plants are given gratuitously to the scholars and any others who ap ply for them, and after being cared for and nurtured during the intervening months a grand exhibition is held each fall. The idea of interesting the young in the cultivation and care of llowers and plants is one which is rapidly grow ing in favor. There is something fas cinating in every branch of floriculture, more especially when there are incentive to put forth ones special efforts in the raising of such plants as are intrusted to our care. This is certainly true where they are distributed in the manner adopted by the Sunday school of the First Presbyterian church. These annual displays are due in a great measure to the untiring elTorts of Mr. John W. Parks, the superintendent of the Sunday school and it is gratify ing to note the increasing interest shown in this work. A line supper was served by the ladies of the Sunday school on Friday even ing, which was enjoyed by many. Buried at Oakwocd. The funeral service of Mrs. CM. Welch, notice of whose death appeared in last weeks' issue was held from the home of her father, Wm. E. Janes, Esq.. MID Ellis Park. Chicago, and the re mains interred at Oakwood cemeterv, on Sunday last. The lloral offerings were numerous and beautiful, especially the pillow and lyre sent by Hyperion Lodge, K.of. P., of this city. liev. Doctor Swift, who a little over one year ago, officiated at the marriage ceremony, preached the funeral sermon, while those who acted as ushers at the weddifig were the pallbearers. W.E. Leonard, jr., Upton Sc hilt, Clem Blain and Louis McDonald and wife, of this city, attended the funeral. Mrs. L. McDonald rendered several beauti ful solos during the services. Mrs. Welch during her short married life, made a host of warm friends in this city Beautiful, accomplished, and en tertaining, she was an ornament to the social life of Plymouth and one whose presence will be sadly missed. The sympathy of all is extended to Mr. Welch and the surviving members of the stricken household, in their sad bereavement. Burr Oak. Miss Maude Hums is working for Mr. Butterlleld. Mr. J. J. Cromley made a trip to Plymouth, Tuesday on business. Miss Amanda Listenberger visited with relatives in the city, Wednesday. The Misses Lottie and Ella Burns, who have been working near South Bend, during the summer, have return ed home for the winter. Dr. Loring, of Burr Oak, visited Ply mouth, Tuesday and Wednesday. Levizan Crum and Edwin Becknei caught seventeen rabbits, Tuesday af ternoon. Mrs. E. II. Snyder is visiting her father, in Chicago. Dr. Snyder made a business trip to Ob--, Tuesday afternoon. A party of ycung folks took a sleigh ride to North Union, Sunday evening, to attend church. Mr. Ed Shock, of South Dakota, is visiting relatives in and around Burr Oak. John, son of Levi Hurstman, died at the home of his parents, two miles west of Burr Oak, from the effect of swal lowing a loaded cartridge. The be reaved parents and family wish to re turn thanks to those who kindly aided them during the sickness and death of their son. Maxinkuckee. Miss Bertha Ilissong, has just return ed from a short vLüt with Miss Jennie Annis, at Linkville. Guy Bigley, started for Valparaiso, last Monday, to take a business course. Hay Stevens is suffering with an ab cess on his knee. Mrs. Washington Overmyer, returned Monday, from a visit in Ohio. Mrs. Anna X'orris-Zcchiel, of Logans port, visited last week with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. II. li. Xorris of this place. Her father accompanied her home, but returned Sunday. liev. C. II. Stull, better known as the Boy Evangelist, closed a protracted meeting at Die Washington Evangelical church, last Sunday evening. The liev. Ilufferd is holding a suc cessful protracted meeting at the Christian church. Percy Brownlee, who has for the past six months been the hustling salesman in Mrs. Wise's store, quit work last Sunday. Maxinkuckee won't take a back seat for any place now, for they have a really skillful barber, in the person of Arista Personette. -Drop in and see how snug he has his winter quarters. Irvin Duddleson has moved into the Foss property. Grandfather Snyder, who has been a life-long democrat, at last yielded to his better judgement and voted the straight populist ticket. Good for you, Uncle Johnny. Emery South, junior member of the linn of Krause South, silver platers is home for a short vacation. Geo. Spangler left to-day for Kewan na, where he will start a barber shop. George is a good workman and we wish him success. 1). C. Parker, Miss Bertha Parker and Geo. Peeples, jr., have returned to Valparaiso, to resume their studies. Ed Parker has returned to Irvington, Ind., where he is attending the Butler University. The Wilson's were courting in Ply mouth last Friday and Saturday. Jack. Twin Lakes. Norman Miller is buying one of the best mail bags that can be found any where. Henry White is home from his sum mer's work and is going to school. Amos York has bought the Sidel's. property one mile west of Twin Lakes. We are glad to have Amos in our neighborhood, but are sorry to loose Sidels, who we understand is moving to Plymouth. A. A. Miller is surely one of the most progressive and successful stock raisers in this county, and is always alert to obtain the best the market affords. We understand that he has sent to Canada for some thoroughbred sheep and hopes to succeed in establishing a superior flock of fine sheep on his farm. Such a man asthis is a benefit to the communi ty in which he resides. Charley Stuck has had a rooster in his window for the past two years and it is still there, but since election is in the same position as many democrats it is upside down. Mrs. Frank Glass is home from Ohio. E. Steel was visiting Frank Glass, a few days this week. Most of the farmers now have to dig corn out of the snow to feed. Large gatherings at the store every da)', everything is discussed from the prices of produce to the political issues of the day. Mrs. Xorris Agler is home from Chi cago. A girl baby at John Klinger's. "Cyclone." Hibbard Search Light. Snow, snow,the beautiful snow. Literary at the I Iibbard school house, Friday night. Mrs. J. P. Binkharn visited her moth er in South Bend last Saturday and Sunday. Babbit hunting is the order of the day among the city sports. About 14 inches of snow fell in this locality, last Friday and Saturday. The city commission merchants are paying 21c for eggs. F. Groves represented the Hibbard republicans as clerk of the election at the Burr Oak polls last Tuesday. Miss Julia Thompson after a week's visit with parents and friends in this city, returned to Hammond, Ind., last Monday. Frank Baker came down from Chica go last Tuesday to cast his big ballot, returning to Chicago Wednesday. Frank has a lucrative position as clerk in a large hotel in the city. Literary, Friday night. M. Lowry husked his crop of cabbage last week, having five wagon loads. While the election is a thing of the past and the ollice seekers have crawled into their holes for the winter, we hope the city will now assume its normal condition. "A wedding" is announced for the 21st, "Broadway Place.' John Wosliver, a Xickel Plate brake man, lost a foot at Peabody last Thurs day while attempting to catch a passing engine. Twin Lake seems to feel Oh! so good all on account of the base ball game played with the Hibbard team the other Sunday which was called in the second inning on account of rain, the score be ing 2 to 1 in favor of those "mud hens" of Twin Lakes. Everybody come out to the literary Friday night and help make this course a success. A little girl of Mart Alberts while playing last Sunday, fell backwards across the edge of a wood-box injuring her spine. Dr. Wiseman of Marmont, attended and the little sufferer was rest ing easier Thursday. The Hibbard literary and musical so ciety will argue upon the subject of "Has the Xegromore right to complain than an Indian," next Friday night. Irvin Weyrick left for Bay City, Mich., last Tuesday to visit friends and rela tives. Through the hospitality of Mrs. Allen and Mrs. Lawson, the public were promptly supplied with the election returns. Peter Listenberger made a brief call to Lakeville, last Monday. Miss Maude Listenberger made friends and relatives in Plymouth a visit last Thursday. Anyone needing the latest rules on baseball can get them by addressing the captain of the "mud lien" ball club, Twin Lake, Ind. Barker's Almanac. The Independent made its appear ance in our city last week and take pleasure in saying that its journalism ranks among the leading papers of the state. We wish our new friend abundant success and hope the public will a!L support such a journal. Geo. Xearpass. editor of the Herald,. Marmont. Ind., was a caller on our streets Monday. Frank Hale, that noble Vandalis agent from Plymouth measured the snow on the farm west of this city last Sunday. Chas. Loudon. Maxinkuckee meat merchant, was a caller in our city last Saturday. Arrangements are being made for an entertainment at the school house, Christmas Eve. Jesse Stuck, conductor on the I-. S.V: M.S. By., came down from Elkhart last week to vote. Hibbard vs. Twin Lake. I ilayed a iraiue f bu--e 'all. I !-! mir to March's niii. The crowd was feclimr jolly. Ami tin' weather it was line. A lioinüer l"t of players I don't think wax ever foiin.l. The Hibbard team liaf banded. The day upon the ground. The value wa ouickly started. They sent me to tin hat. I made two strikes, says Marshy What are you striking at? 1 made the third. And the cateher milüed And to the ground f,.'' I ran like hiui to lirst base And the iranv be;: an to yell. iioia Slide Marshy, slide. Vour running's a disgrace. Slide Marshy, slide Stay there, hold your hase; If some on don't steal you Or your hatting doesn't fail you. We will take you to Australia. Slide Marshy, slide. It was in tlit second inning That they called me in. 1 think To take Mr. Miller's place. While lie went to -ret a drink: Sure somethin.ir was the matter That I couldn't see the hall, The third that came in. 1'roke my head, nose and all. Those up on the hay stack. They yelled with all their mi.uht. I ran up to hay stack. I thought there was a fii:lit. The most unpleasant feeling I ever had before. I know they had me rattled When the jjanj; hejran to roar. They sent me out to center field. I didn't want to p. The way my nose was bleeding, I must have been a show; They said on me depended Victory or defeat. The Hind man was to look at us. He would know that we were heat. Two to one and irosjects more. Was the score when we pt done. And everybody there but me Said they had lots of fun. The news j;ot home ahead of me. They heard 1 w;m knocked out, The neighbors called us in tUv house, When the jran;r bejran to shout. The Hibbard literary and musical so ciety was organized at the Hibbard school house last Friday night. The oflk-ers elected are as follows: J. 1. Allen, president; T. B. Mosher, vice-president; Frank Shepperd, sec'y; Daniel Voreis, treas.; Mart Albert, musical director; F. Banks, marshal;. J no. Meyers, janitor. The society wilL consist of debating, elocution, music etc., of an educational nature, the board of officials extend an invitation to every one to join in with them in making this society one to be proud of and one which will interest the old as well as the young. The best of order will be observed. Meetings will be held in the Hibbard school house every Fri day night. SnonTii:.. The Proprietorship. We do not propose to notice any of the reports that are current upon the streets of Plymouth in regard to how long the Independent will remain here. The paper speaks for itself and is a Plymouth enterprise for all time, nothwithstanding the dirty insinuations, made for political effect. These reports were started to injure the standing of the Independent. But we do desire to put at rest one re port in circulation regarding the owner ship of this paper. Xo person has one dollar's interest in this publication ex cept A. li. Zimmerman; and if at any time they are those who desire to know his standing financially or otherwise, they can be referred to some of tho largest wholesale houses in Chicago, or other places where he has been in the publishing business. Job Work. We would modestly inform the busi ness men of Plymouth, that our facili ties for job work, are of tho best. In purchasing material for our job depart ment, we took special care to secure tho latest faces in the job line. Wo have one of the best workmen that could be secured in Chicago, and mean just what we say, when weuuAK antee our work to give entire satisfac tion. All we desire is an opportunity prove our to assertions to be correct.