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Popular Clothiers, Hatters and Outfitters. strong suits for the Boys. Every Lady who has a Boy Should Come and see our BOYS' CLOTHING Kvery stitch and seam is true and firm, the fabric strong and of a color that wont soil easily. These Suits are put together for the roughest kind of wear. You might pay more else where for Clothing not as good. Oun Styles and Piiicks I'lkasi: Kvi:i:v- I'.ODY. OUR SHOES Are merit makers and reputation win ners. Call and see see us. North of Tost Office. (D?e3nbepenbent From Friday's Daily. S. W. Bowell left lor Valparaiso this morning. Dr. Ilea, of Marmont, visited this city yesterday. M. A. O. Packard returned from Chi cago last night. August Carabin returned from Chi cago last evening. Dr. J. M. Deniston left for Indian apolis this morning. Miss Annie Deviney is visiting in South Bend for a week. Janus Brinks new residence is being wiretl for electric light. Mr. and Mrs. Jas. Thayer left for a visit to Chicago this morning. Miss Metta Milice, of the Cycle Works oilice force, is visiting at Warsaw. . (;. W. Marble left for Chicago last evening in the interests of the Novelty Works. Mrs. August Kuhn, of Port Huron Michigan,is the guest of relatives in in his city. Mr. and Mrs. S. Mayer left for Chi cago last evening where they will visit for a short time. Mrs. ). F. I.-.ndis left for Ludington, Mich., yeste : f where she will visit for a short t: .. Mrs. Bel 1 atterson, of Cleveland Ohio, was tl cuest of Mrs. Win. Craig for about a wuek. Mrs. Dr. A'iets, who has been visiting her daughter in Chicago since Monday, is expected home tnis evening. Mrs. Wm. Weaver, who has been visiting relatives in and about this city, returned to South Bend to-day. Miss Mary Baker of Argos, and Chas. Carey of South Bend, were the guests of Miss Mary Craig in this city for a few days. Mrs.IIenry Listenbergcr,ot near Ilib bard. who has been very ill for some time i list is reported as much improved strong h"pes are entertained of a per manent recovery. Chauiicey Thomas met with an acci dent this morning while driving west on Oarro street. A train was standing on the Vandalia track and was about to back up. Seeing that he had time, lie drove across but had just readied the other side when the light delivery wagon was struck by a heavy wagon loaded with lumber. His horse lunged forward breaking the crossbar and clear ing himself of the wagon and part of his harness ran around a coupie of blocks, when he was again captured. Neither horse nor driver were injured but the wagon was considerably dam aged. Lat Wednesday evening, about nine o'clock, a man who is supposed to re side somewhere south of town, started on his way in a hilarious mood. He had brought in a load of hay that day, and had no doubt disposed of the proceeds for -bug juice." When he arrived at the corner of Charles and Michigan, some thing seemed to be the matter with his horses, and for ten minutes he made such a hilarious noise that even the chickens in that neighborhood seemed inclined to leave their roosts. Alter ar ranging the horses in the best manner possible he mounted the hay rack, and while cursing the horses for his own stupidity, drove out of town. From Saturday's Daily. II. E. Corbin returned from Chicago yesterday. Wm. Kverey left last evening for San Pierre. J. B. Cheovle left for Frankfort Ind iana yesterday. Mrs. F. M. Burket and children are visiting at Warsaw. F. D. Lamsori went to South Bend to-day on business. Mrs- Scott Adler, of South Bend, vis ifel in this city Friday. E. Ililsmm is putting up a fine story and a half house on South street. Mr. and Mrs. II. llumrichouser left for a visit to Fierceton yesterday. Will S. Daniels and wife returned last night from a visit at Ft. Wayne. II. A. Ellingson, of Hamlet, tran sacted business in this city yesterday. C. F. Yocum, of Lapaz who has been very ill is reported as rapidly improv ing. Mrs. B. F. Shively and son, of South Bend, were guests in this city yester day. J. S. Bender is laying a llag stone walk in front of his property on Center street. James Montgomery and Mr. Fuller of Lapaz visited in this city last evening. Mr. Betts and family of South Bend visited here this morning on there way to Rochester. Mrs. Barber, of l'ittsburg, is the guest of friends and relatives in this city for a few days. James (Jilmore Jr. and Misss Lillian Knoblock drove to Bremen and at rended the fair yesterday. Mrs. S. A. Smith, who has been the guest of J. V. Astley and family, re turned to Elkhart to day. Mrs. W. II. J. Flagg and Ms. Susan Worthington, of Argos, were guests of Chas. Flagg and wife in this city yes terday. D. B. Armstrong, who has been quite ill since returning from the encamp ment at Louisvil'e, is reported as im proving. James Zinn left for his home at Angleton, to-day, where by absolute rest ar d quiet he hopes to regain his health. He has had quite a seige of sickness. Andrew schearcr, the six year old son of (Jodfrey Schearer of South street was run over by a horse and buggy at the corner of Center street and the l'ittsburg tracks, Thursday eveningand quite badly bruised but not seriously injured. (J W. Swank, a former resident of this city, also of Bourbon, stopped off and visited in these places cn-route home from the Louisville encampment. He left for Valparaiso this morning, and goes from there to Anoka, Minn., where he now lives. From Monday's Daily. Bern Nussbaum spent Sunday with his parents in this city. The Novelty works started up full force again this morning. J. A. Molter's oilice is now connected with the telephone exchange. (eorge Games, of Marmont is visit ing friends in this city today. Benj. Fetters appeired on the streets with a line new dray this morning. L. M. Lauer is in Iiochester to-day in Utendance of circuit court. C. L. Morris left this morning on a business trip to Peoria, III. Mrs. Michael Byan is visiting friends at Ft. Wayne. Dr. Wilson left for Columbus Ohio this morning. Henry Stein was in Rochester on business to-day. J. F. Hanna, of Ft. Wayne, is a visi tor in this city. Mrs K. Spangle left for Argos to-day for a short visit. I). S. O'Brien and wife returned from tiro vert own to-day. David Snyder made a business trip to Marmont, Saturday. Samuel Parker spent Sunday in Chi cago. Mrs. Moses Lelaiid has gone to Chi cago, where she will visit for two week's M. W. Simons went to Chicago to day in the interest of the Cycle works. Work was commenced en the in pattern at the Cycle works this morn ing. Mrs. F. M. Burket and children re turned from Warsaw Saturday even ing. Miss Salvina Mitchell, of South Bend visited friends in the city Satur day. Judge W. B. Hess and wife returned to-day from a visit to Iloppertown, Mich., Claude Austin of the Cycle works, Laporte, visited his parents in this city over Sunday. Miss Flossy Crawford visited Sun day with Mrs. Grace Ault in Warsaw. Ilayden Pea, of Marmont, jisited with friends in this city over Sunday. Jesse Warnes. county surveyor, went to Wtdnut to day on county business. The cold snap of the past few days has had quite a stimulating effect on business every-body seems busy to-day. Tiii:y say at Kokomo, this stale, they have a dog trained to carry beer. It has been said this is rushing the growler. Mr. John Davis, who for some time has been emploped in Michigan City has returned to his homo in this city. (Jeo. Kreighbaum will remove to South Bend, to-morrow, where ho will engage in the grocery business with Iiis son. Judge Capron spent Sunday in this city visiting his family, returning to Rochester this morning. Mrs. Thos. Patterson left for Chicago this morning where she will remain with her daughter this winter. Mrs. Henry Paine and daughter Stella, of 1 )ecorah. Iowa, are visiting here this week with Mr. and Mrs. C. T. Mat tingly. Bev. M. A. Baker, of Rochester, is expected to officiate in St Thomas Church on Sunday next. Sunday school as usual, no service on Wednesday even ing. Miss llattie Knoblock, of South Bend entertained a party of young lady I'rienJs at the residence of Mr. & Mrs. Frank Jacox, Saturday evening with a taffy part-. Bert Nussbaum and Frank Boss left for Ann Arbor, Michigan this morn ing where thev will resume their stud ies in the law department of the Michi gan University. Bev. Henry Marcott was pleasantly surprised Sunday by being made the re cipient of a handsome bible, the gift of the Senior Christian Endeavor of the Presbyterian church. O. G. Soice left for Lansing, Michi gan, Saturday evening to visit his father John Soice, who is taking treatment at that place, and whom we are pleased to state is rapidly improving. Paul Ilarshberger, a lineman of Ft. Wayne, is here and will remain several weeks assisting the telephone company in making some changes in the lines and preparing for winter. We see by a number of our ex changes, that that Kansan, who kissed his neighbor's wife in a loud, boisterous and malicious manner, several months ago, is still doing the kissing act. An up-to-date exchange in speaking of the license to wed, had the following adaptable head: ''Premium Peaches Paired." Of course no such people ex ist except in Christian County Illinois. The Daily Ixdkpkndkxt, of Plym outh, has blossomed into a 7 column folio and seems to be awakening an appreciative interest among the citizens of the county capital. Argos Re llector. While working on a job press in this oilice Saturday afternoon, Harry (Jens ler had a linger badly crushed. He left in the evening for a short vacation during which time he will visit friends at Lima and Springfield, Ohio. Bev. and Mrs. W. W. Raymond, of St Thomas Church, left this morning for a two weeks attendance at the Triennial General Convention of the 1. E. Church,to be held in Minneapolis. Minnesota. The Rector's address will be ID25, Park Ave., where they will be guests of former parishioner. Dr. J. II. Wilson left this morning at ):1J over the L. E. & W. and a change at Bunker Hill to the P. C. C. & St. L. tor Columbus, Ohio, to attend a meet ing of the 1. F. W. & C. railway sur geons on to-morrow. He will return Wednesday noon. A story derived from an authentic source, gives an account of a young fellow at Indianapolis, who while work ing in a bicycle factory, took at differ ent times pieces of a wheel until he had the required material to make a wheel. The company discovered the theft, and had the lad arrested for grand larceny. When the case came to trial the lawyer for the boy proved by the manufactur ers that the material was actually worth 81 '".'", which was for an SS0.00 wheel. The case of grand larceny did not stick. We were attracted by a large crowd in front of J. V. Ast ley's hardware store Saturday evening and soon dis covered the handsomest display of coal stoves it has been our privelege to examine in some time. There were six of them each seemingly all aglow with a solid body of red coals but such was not the case however for the heat was lacking. It was merely a ruse but the effect was very pretty at tracting much attention. It is said that a mother at Peru through mistake gave herhabe an over dose of morphine, and the little one died for want of medical treatment. Jt is also stated that physicians were called in ample time to save the child, but owing to the probability of not get ting the fee, refused to attend the child. Of course we are not able to vouch for this as being a fact, but if it is true that doctor should be forever removed from a civilized community, and tried for murder to boot. From Tuesday's Daily. Luther Cressner made a business trip to Tyner to-day. O.Gf Soice returned from Lansing' Mich., yesterday. IL C. Crawfoid, of South Bend was in this city to-day. Thos. Welker visited at Lake Maxen kuckee yesterday. Mrs. Ilaslangers house on Louisa street is being repainted. Mr. and Mrs. James Thayer returned from Chicago last evening. Chas. Miles is painting James Brink s new house in South Plymouth. Mrs. J. C. Gallagher returned from a visit to Chicago this morning. Mrs. J. E. Ilanes and daughter Fran cis returned from Chicago last evening. Brink and Miles have the foundation in for five new houses in Klingers ad dition. Mrs. II. G. Thayer and daughter I Angie, left for a visit to South Bend to-day. The work of graveling Plum St. has been commenced and is progressing rapidly. Wm. Monision who has been very i sick with typhoid fever, is reported as improving. Mrs. Jacob Bishop, of St. John, Kan. is the guest of Dr. F. M. Burkett and family for a few days. MeSee, of the Current News, savs that the English have not yet Dunraven over the late boat race. Miss Blanch Work and mother, of Laporte are visiting with Mrs. Schuylar Alleman for a few days. J. J). Molter and family leave to-mor-row for LaGrange, Georgia, where they will make their future home. Chas. C. Vink, ex-countv treasurer and now of Bourbon, was renewing acquaintances in this city yesterday. Wm. McLaughlin, of Marion, an all around clothing man, has accepted a position with J. C. Kulm & Son, and entered upon his duties. Miss Ilat'ie Knoblock returned to South Bend to-day, after a two weeks' visit with friends in this city. Carl O. Kloepfer leaves to-day for Orchard Lake Military Academy, after a visit with his parents in this city. Chris. Fisher left this morning for Will's Creek, Ohio, where he will visit his mother dnd attend the county fair. The only finished business transacted by the Commui Council at its special meeting last evening, was the adoption of a form for tax duplicate. After a visit of several weeks with her parents in this city, Mrs. Ida G. Jost returned to Monticello to-day pre paratory to removing to Kansas. C. C. Buck leaves to-night for La posle, where he will make his future home. Mr. Buck is one of our oldest citizens having resided in this city for the past 3 years. The infant child of Nona Miller died at the residence of M. A. Miller, about 1 o'jlock yesterday afternoon of Inani tion. The funeral took place at 2 o'clock lliis afternoon from the family residence, with burial at Oak Hill Cem etery. The General Convention of the Prot. Episcopal church in the U. S. A. opens tomorrow morning with a great service in Gethsemane church, Minnea polis. let ween 70 and 80 bishops in full vestments, will form the proces sion, and Bishop Coxe, of Buffalo, N. V., will preach. A national meeting of the Woman's Auxilary will be held in St. Paul, on Thursdy. A three days missioary meeting will be held in Min neapolis, beginning Friday, attended by all the 500 deputies from the whole country. An American Church Sunday School Institute will be held in the "twin cities' on the first three days of next week. From Wednesday's Daily. Wm. Seider went to South Bend to day. Sigmund Mayer returned from Chi cago this evening. W. D. Lillibridge is attending the races at South Bend to-day. Harvey Wood of Denver, Ind.. is the guest of Joe Glass and family. Aaron Jones, of South Bend, was among the visitors in this city yester day. Mr. and Mrs. Paul Butcher drove over to Argos and visited friends Mon day. Frank Singler, of South Beud, was circulating among friends in this city to-dav. Mr. and Mrs. J. L. Mosher, of Maxin kuckee, visited the family of Thos. Walker to day. One of our city physicians says that out of the 13 patients he had yesterday 10 were bowel troubles. Mrs. John Van Kirk is the guest of Mrr and Mrs. Louis Swearingen at Argos to-day. P.J. Ball and wife left Tor Norwalk Ohio, to-day for a four weeks' visit to Mrs. Balls former home. Miss Annie Deviney returned from South Bend last evening after a visit with friends in that city. It is said that (Jeo P. Rose and Chas. Taylor will launch a new morning daily at South Bend in the near future. Miss Blanch Brown, of U'alkerton is visiting iu town for a few days and attending the Ep worth League con vention. I). F. Wiltfong who has been visiting relatives in this city for the past few days returned to his home in Hunting ton to-day The Young Ladies Society, of tho Presbyterian church will meet at the residence of Mrs. Jerry Blain next Mon day evening. Mrs. Mary Wilson and sons William and Arthurjeft for McMinnville.Tenn., this morning where they will make their future home. Misses Blanche Tuttle, and (J race Mc Allister, of Walkerton aro visiting in this city and attending the Epworth League Convention. An employe of the Studebaker Wagon Works at South Bend met with a ser ious accident Saturday in which an eye was goged out. The Young Ladies society, of the Presbyterian church are making grand j preparation for their regular annual Christmas sale of fancy work etc. Dr. Yiets went to Bourbon on busi- ness to-day. Rev. II. A Tucker left for Crawfords vi lie tliis morning. J. II. Fribley, of llourbon, came over on a business trip yesterday. Mrs. F. D. Lamson and Mrs. J. . Bowell returned fr mii South Bend last evening. Mrs. D. S. O'Brien left for Crawfords ville Tuesday to attend the funeral of a relative. Arthur Chilcote. an employe of the Basket factory, returned to his home in Butler, Ind.. last evening. Mrs. llattie Barber returned to Pittsburg-, Pa., to-day after a two "weeks Visit with relatives and friends here. Rufus Ames, of Ft. Wayne, who has been the guest of J. M. Kyser and fam ily in this city, returned home to-day. Will Inman and family have removed to Laporte where Mr. Inman has ac cepted a position as engineer in a saw mill. Dr. J. II. Wilson returned from Col numbs Ohio to-day, where he was in attendance of the convention of P. F. W. .V C. Railway surgeons. On Monday afternoon at 2:3o o'clock the W. C. T. l will meet with Miss Stacy at the home of Mr. J. Mead. Please come and bring your neighbor. Date Oct. 7th. Mrs. Robert Luchie, of South Bend, while sewing, had the misfortune of accidentally sticking the needle into the ball of her eye an half inch, destroy ing the sight. Do you care to discuss the Scripture? If so, attend the W. C. T. U. meeting at the home of J. Mead next Monday at 2:.'i0 o'clock. Miss Stacy will conduct the lesson. Date Oct. 7th. The giris in the shirt factories at (lochen have struck for higher wages and signs have been extensively posted on the streets reading: "Hands want ed on bosoms." Indianapolis Inde pendent. A woman in Huntington a few days ago tried to ''shuffle off" by sticking her head in a barrel of rain water. As the feat of standing on their heads has never proved a success by the fairer sex, it proved a miserable failure. A letter has been received from James Zinn by a friend stating that he is gradually improving in health and hopes to be back at the old stand ere long. The Michigan Central freight cilice and eating house at Michigan City was destroyed by lire Saturday night caused by the' explosion of a lamp. The loss is estimated at 63,000 with a about i?l,o0ü insurance. James M I Ieminger started this morn ing with a party of our bests farmers and citizens for La Orange (leorgia, where they go to look over the lands and country represented by him and with the expectation of purchasing property for future homes. Owing to the capture of two bur glars recently made by Chicago police men on wheels the question of main taining a special bicycle brigade as a regular attachment to each police de partment is being quite freely agitated in the larger cities of the country. A relic of Barnum's circus was found yesterday by Dr. Smith. On going to hia coal bin under the sidewalk at the MattingJy building he was suprised to find a lady's pocketbook which had every appearance of having laid there several weeks. It was opened an J found to contain nothing but a few pins and one cent in money. No doubt some one of ihe ladies whose pockets were picked on that day could recog nize the book. From Thursday's Daily. Wm. Zehner is visiting at St. Joseph, Mich. John McFarlin is in Rochester to-day on business. Henry Hosimcr was visiting in the city Tuesday. Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Turner are visit ing in Rochester. Miss Patience Sponsler is quite sick with stomach trouble. C. P. Drummoiid made a business trip to Warsaw to-day. Mr?. Sam Parker left for a short visit to Chicago this morning. Miss Nellie Morris has returned from a two weeks' visit in Ohio. Dr. Reynolds made a trip to Walker ton last evening, on business. Judge Capron lias been called to the bench at Winnamac for about a week. Mrs. II. C. Protman and son left for Chicago this morning, to join her husband. Mr. and Mrs. Will Yan Iluyson have returned from a visit to Battle Creek, Michigan. James A. Hanes left for Chicago this morning where he will visit for about two weeks. Mrs. B. F. Franklin left for Fort Wayne last evening, where she will visit friends. The Altar (Juild will meet next Mon day evening at the residence of Mrs. Charles Corbin. Mr. and Mrs. (Jeo. Lesh.of Ft. Wayne, left for home last evening, after a short visit in this city. Miss Lura Sponsler, who has been: sick for the past four months, is im proving very slowly. Mrs. H. B. Reeves, who has been quite ill for some time p ist, is now re ported as convalescent. The grand jury at ;shen have been investigating the management of the poor farm of that county. W. E. Bailey left for south Bend and other points in that vicinity to-day, to be gone the ba'anee of t Iiis week. M. W. Simons is breaking ground for a handsome new residence just east of the house now occupied bv him. Dr. Knott and C. A. Reeve left for Kokomo this morning, on business in connection with the telephone exchange. Mrs. D. J. Feller returned to Chicago this morning after spending the sum mer months with her parents in this city. The infant child of Rev. Rothenber ger, which has been very ill for the past four weeks, is reported as a little better to-day. Mrs. A. Mitchel, who has been visit ing her mother, Mrs. Jaminia Sponsler, returned to her home in Ottawa. Kan sas Thursday . Mrs. Klein, of Yan Wert, Ohio, ar rived in this city last evening and will remain the guest of her daughter, Mrs. Jerry Blain, for a few days Mrs. Walter Pritchett and baby, and Mrs. M. A. Dill, left for Chicago this morning after a three week's visit with the family of Judge Capron. Wiggins, the weather prophet, has been saying that the great lakes are drying up. The Commercial l lazette in effect, tells him "go thou and do like wise." Denny Patte ngen, of Pierceton, and a popular druggist of that city, whoso place of business was destroyed in the big lire, is visiting friends in this city foe a few days. A lire was discovered in the opera house block at Flkhart Saturday night, on the second door. (uick work by the firemen subdued the f.ames in a short time. The loss was small. Tuesday was Field Day at Yalpa raiso, and although not largely attended some excellent attractions were had. The bicycle races were quite lively, but the purses were won by outsiders. The Young Ladies of the Altar (iuild will give an "Autum" supper at the residence of Mrs. Harry Armstrong on Sophia street, Thursday evening Oc tober 3rd. All are cordially invited. Bremen and Argos crossed bats at the latter named place yesterday. The game ended in a score of 13to loin favor of Argos. Batteries: (lanor and Car penter for Bremen; Wickizer and Gil patrick for Argos. Fred Mast, who lived a few miles from Michigan City, was struck by a Michigan Central engine Tuesday morning, and killed. It is thought by a number, it was a case of suicide. He leaves a wife and three small children. The late frosts are making the heart of the average boy 1 eit with renewed animation when he thinks of the nut harvest. And when he looks at the tempting array of nuts in the trees he is fully aware that the frost will soon bring them to the ground. At Washington, this state, a farmer who had bevn missing considerable corn from his crib, set a mmk trap one night. The next morning he discovered the index linger of a right hand. The farmer generously o tiered to return the linger if the owner will call. The Elkhart Truth tells in its Tues day's issue, of a young (Jerman girl, who through misplaced confidence lias become a mother. The babe was placed in a trunk and smothered to death. The coroner has been notified and an investigation is in progress. Louis Bcrton rode a century this morning on his bicycle. First to South Bend and return, a distance of forty eight miles in three and one-fourth hours; second, to I n wood ami return, distance twelve miles in one hour; third, to Rochester and return a dis tance of forty miles in three hours. J. II. Henry, a traveling man from Michigan, filled up on beer yesterday and made himself generally obnoxious by shaking a revolver in other people's faces, lie was arrested and brought before Justice Reeves on the charge of carrying concealed weapons. Be was fined M.ör and advised to get out of town as soon as possible. He took the next train. A metropolitan journal that caters to the fashionable world states that a bride to be strictly in the swim should be at least an hour late when appealing for marriage, just to have it appear that she doesn't ?are very much about getting married. There has been many a po r unfortunate cuss, who heartily wishes such had been the case in his immediate vicinity. A man stole a bible a few days ago near Chattanooga because, he said, he wanted to read the book and didn't have the money to buy it. Now Rev. Silas Martin, who has been occupying a Methodist pulpit near Chickamauga, (Ja., for a year or tw , has been arrested for stealing two mules from the stock farm of (J. W. Langston. Martin's ex cuse is similar to that of the fellow who stolo the bible. He says he needed the mules to visit the country people and disseminate the gospel, and didn't have the money to buy them. Both men are in jail.