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Attorneys Samuel Parker and C. P. )riimtni;itd, are at Pochester to-day on rofessional business. Prookston claims to have doubled its population in the last two years now claiming b'oo population. A farmer living near Logansport has entirely lost Iiis eyesight by lime dust blowing into them while unloading. Miss Clara Ilaij er, daughter of Ed itor Harper, of Pucharian, Mich., is the guest of Mr. and Mrs. Prank Posworth. Fred Ellison traveling freight agent of the Vandaüa was in this city yester day in the interest of his company. Charles Price, a prominent young farmer living near Valparaiso has been arrested charged with stealing slot) worth of tools. He waived examina- ti and was held to the circuit court f ial. Thomas Apple, a farmer, living .i mile south of Inwood, shot himself this morning with suicidal intent. Jt is supposed the deed was caused by family toubles. It is not thought at this time ' ie wound will prove fatal. A live ear old boy was struck and badly mangled by a Lake Shore tram at South Pend yesterday. Jle at tempted to cross the track and when he saw the engine coming became confused and could not get out of the way. Holling Prairie and Union Mills sa oonists who failed to gef licenses are now selling by the quart under the United States law and it is said are selling more Honor than they ever did, in fact live times as much as when sell ing by the glass. Laporte is suffering from an epidem ic of petty burglaries. The residence of a Mr. S Wingendorf was entered a few nights since but the marauder were frightened away before they secured much. Joseph Prendes' house was also visited the some night with about the same success. Appearances would in dicate that it was the work of tender foots. At a mass meeting at South Pend yesterday which w as expected to knock out the new Court House building which has been the subject of so much conten tion the tables turned and the citizen committee was defeated and voted out of existence and its report tabled. They adopted resolutions commending the commissioners and the plans they had adopted. An editor in the gas belt makes a bold dash for his rights in the follow ing: "Ten cents per line will be charged for obi tuary notices to all business men vho do not a I vertise while living. De . irnjiient subscribers will be charged nfteen cents per line for obituary notices. Advertising and cash sub scribers will receive as good a send olT s we are capable of writing, without y extra charge whatever. Petter "n your subscriptions, as cholera is d in the land," Montieello Press, rome A. Pall was in Argos last ling for Pall & Carabin. ssrs. Ed. and William (Jrubb, of uimont, were visitors in this city yes rday. Two traveling wagons passed through ie city this morning on their way to Georgia. L. A. Kloepfer has added a large number of handsome swinging stools to his already well equipped store. Mrs. S. A. Smith, of Klkhart, has ar rived in this city, and remains as the guest of J. V. Astley and family this winter. .lames Zinn, who has been quite ill for some time past, has returned from Angleton much improved and with good prospects of a complete recovery. A. J. Uncaper, of (Jrovertown, was in this city last evening on his way home from Lagrange, Pa. lie speaks very highly of that country and its future prospects. A traveling performer gave an exhi bition on the streets last evening. Jug gling and feats of strength were the mam leatures ot the pertormance which was very good. The stone foundation of the old Pittsburg water tank which used to stand just west of the depot, is being taken up and will be shipped to Mon roeville, where it will again be utilized for the same purpose. Mr. and Mrs. Albert Jost formerly of Montieello and who for the past week have visited in this city left this morning for Arkansas City, Kansas, where Mr. .lost has engaged in busi ness and they will make their future home. Mrs. Jest is the daughter of Mr. anil Mrs. Amasa Johnson of this city Mrs. John Evans, residing west of this city was found dead in be 1 this morning. Her death is presumed to hnve Iif'i'i! mnci-il liv m ctri !..- ot' ivn-il. I I ysis. Mrs. Evans was visiting yestcr j day with friends and seemingly in the I best of health. Notice of funeral will i be published to-morrow. Pev. (I. II. Thayer, br., of Pourbon, who has been visiting his son, II. (!. Thayer in this city for the past three weeks, was robbed of his pocket book at the Pittsburg depot yesterday, as he was boarding the train to return to his home. The book contained two tickets and some money. l-'r.-m Saturday's Daily. J. II. Powell was in Valparaiso yes terday. Jr. Porton was in Chicago vesterdav on special business. Trustee .MeCrory made a business trip to Argos yesterday. Miss Pessie Irwin, of Lapaz, was in the city to-day, shopping. John Paugher of Tyner City was in town on business to-day. Several cases ofdiptheria are reported in the vicinity of Piemen. Mrs. 1'. Kershaw, of Argos, is the guest of friends in this city. Mr. All Prown drove over from Men tone yesterday, on business. Two covered wagons drove through the city on their way to (Jeorgia. Miss Ola Williams left Plymouth to day, for a short stay at Marmont. A new cross walk is being built on the west tide of (Jarro across Plum street. Mrs. P. A. Scott, of Delphos, Ohio, is visiting with the family of II. P. Peeves. C. M. Kreighbaum, of South Pend, was in this city to-day and transacted business. Lew llouser, of near Lakeville, is the guest of Sheriff Smith and family for a few days. Mrs. 0. F. Townseiul is visiting in the city with her sister, Mrs. W. K. Peterson. Miss Queen Cleveland entertained a small party of friends last evening with cards. .Mrs. Sigmund Meyer will return from a two weeks visit with relatives at Chi cago, to-morrow. P. A. Herman, wife and daughter, of Delphi, are guests of J. E. Turner and family over Sunday. Crown Point has let the contract for a ."0,i mo system of water works. Work is to commence next week. Mrs. Ilobbie, of Kankakee, is visiting lor a few days with her brothers, J. S. and C. II. Peeve, in this city. The first story of the new Prink blo.-k has been completed, and the work is being rapidly pushed forward. Mrs. K. K. Prooke and daughter, Mrs. 1. J. Smith, have returned from Petoskey, Mich., where they spent the summer. Asa Pider, Pobert Piderand daughter Mary returned from Kansas to-day via andaha, Py., and report a highly en joyable trip. There is a dangerous place in the street at the corner of Walnut and Harro, w here the earth has settled since the sewer was put in. The game of ball between Warsaw and Argos yesterday was called at the fifth inning on account of rain; score 11 to 7 in favor of Argos. John Pcmont, a former employe of the Novelty Works and now of Kockester, was in the eity to-day re newing old acquaintances. Wild ducks, geese and snipe are said to be migrating south. Old heads say that this is an indication that cold weather will soon be with us. M. A. O. Packard has arranged for steam heating throughout the Packard block. C. J. Eich has been awarded the contract, and will begin work at once. Kllie Purke, the Elkhart young woman who took corrosive sublimate with suicidal intent, died at 1 o'clock Thursday night. She was 2'. years old and had led an eventful life. Mr. Pea, the builder who has been working in this city for some time, left for Louisiana, Mo., this morning in re sponse to a message informing him of the serious illness of his wife. Fred Potset is preparing to build a residence on Past Jefferson street. His father-in-law, E. (Jorman, of Pehring Springs will arrive in this eity Monday and take charge of the work. Thos. Apple, of near Inwood, who was reported by Tin: Imi:im:mm:nt yestcrday as having attempted suicide by shooting himself in the head. j is reported by Dr. Keyser as get ting along nicely ami res-ting easy. C. P. Cooper, who has spent a good share of his time here for the past live or six years, now has ground staked fit for a residente on Fust darro St. He experts to complete it tins winter and to make Plymouth his future home. Fierce lires are still raging in the Kankakee marshes in Northern Indiana counties. Underground lires have un derminded roads, making traveling per ilous. Nothing but good, heavy, soak ing rams can serve to stop it. No es timate can be made as lo the losses. An exchange says: '-It would be well when the lues shed their leaves and the latter are raked up and bred if neighborhoods would join together as nearly as possible ami set fire to them all at once, and thus get rid of the smoke that becomes such an annoyance when everybody takes his own time in firing them, thus protracting the annoy ance over many days, when a few hours suflice." One can easily see the benefit to be gained by such an arrangement. In a city like Plymouth for instance; we are blessed with an abundance of shade, and not one of us would ne with out It, but ail admit that when autumn comes and thu leaves fall, filling the streets and doorvards thev become a veritable nuisance, and any scheme which tends to a speedy abatement of it should meet with the hearty com mendation of all. From Monday's Daily. Chas. Posenberry left for Marmont this morning. Pev. Henry M motte left this morn ing for Chicago. Chus. Druminond lode his bike to Argos .Saturday. Henry Porn, of Marmont, was in town to day on business. Pev. O. F. Landis pastor of U. P. church is on the sick list. Mr. Jas. Pilmore Jr.. made atrip to Pi emen by wheel Sunday. Mrs. Dr. P.M. Purkett returned from Warsaw Saturday evening. (Jeo. Kleinschmidt made a business trip to Inwood this morning. Pert Harris of Pourbon will make Plymouth his home at present. Mr. and Mrs. Hugh Pickerel, of Argos spent Sunday in the city with friends. AValter Hilton, of Logansport, visited the family of (Jeo. Kleinschmidt over Sunday. Clarence Slater is nursing a very lame foot, the result of having a horse step on it. L. A. Kloepfer and wife drove over to our neighbor town, Argos Sunday afternoon. M. F. Grier, who resides about four miles south-west of Pourbon. is in the city to-day. Mr. and Mrs. Levi Turner, of Argos, were guests of J. E. Turner and family over Sunday. Mrs. Lincoln Crocker, of Swan Ha., writes her father of this city, and speaks well of her new home. A Paporte niun is now alter hb; eighth divorce. He is TO years old and was first married March 21, 1ST. Miss Flo Dnnmick left for Mentoiie to-day where she will attend the wed ding anniversary of her grand-parents. When the self-confident mangoes out gathering mushrooms, don't be sur prised next day if you see an item in the newspapers. Warsaw authorities are searching for a man who escaped from the county infirmary. He goes by the name of Crazy Andrew. Mary Patterson the little danghter of Mr. and Mrs. Otis Patterson has been quite sick with indigestion. She is reported as improving. It is said it was mortally dry at Indianapolis Sunday. The new dem ocratic administration enforced the Nicholson law to the last letter. Samuel Wilhoit has returned to his home in Akron Ohio, after several days visit with Dr. DC. Knott. These two gentleman are old friends of twenty years &tandmg. Chris Jacoby, who was recently re ported as having fallen from an apple tree and received serious injuries, has so far recovered as to be able to be about. Mrs. (Joodman died at her home this morning at about 1:30 o'clock of dropsy. The funeral will be held at Plissvillo church at 2 o'clock Wednesday after noon, Peter (Jeison a Laporte man recently pleaded guilty to whipping his aged mother and was fined 31.75, He ought to have been given ;?:P0.7Ö and then sent to jail to work it out on bread and water. Andrew Moore left for Poehester this morning. W. II. Newhouse left for Frankfort this morning. W. P. Kiies, ex-sheriff, left for Ft. Wayne this morning. Jacob Hertz, a former grocer of this city, and now of Chicago, was the guest of friends in this city over Sunday. since the last report in regard to the cases of diphtheria in the vicinity of Piemen several new eases have de veloped. Mrs. MeMulIeii and children, who have have been guests of II. P. Peeves and family, departed Saturdav evening for their home at Tucson, Arizona. (Jeo. Pipley of the Pease Furnace Co. has about completed the hot water furnace at Swindells packing house, and it will be a model piece of work when done. Mr. and Mrs. W. II. J. riagg of Ar gos, and John Potter, of Hamilton Unio. were guests of Chas. Flagg and wife to-day, having drove over from The standard Oil Co. are negoüa'ing to build an oil tank in the north v, est part of the city for the purpose of sep- p;.wug uns city eii-.l the adjoining tiwns. Leroy Iloj'h of West township, di ed Sunday evening at Ö o'clock of v,.:a: was su posed to be typhoid fever. The! lunerai will be held to-morrow at lo , i ...... . o'clock from the Dunkard church. Mrs. Joe. Piehisoi: and son Frank, accompanied iy Mrs. Susie Powds and hi r 1 iff li i ! i n rr'O ' , i . ' t : ."r. w i-'-o!- loIL are visnmg the lormers sister Mrs C. S. Price. They drove over land from th) eity of Pridges. Jt isunnounced bvsome of rheliterarv journals thai some distinguished scien tist has written a book to prove, that the I'nited States is the Kingdom of heav en." the writer may be a scientist but he certainly is terribly oil in his geog raphy. Mrs. Henry Listenberger wlu has been very ill for some time past and who was reported as improving, is now reported as very low again. (Jrand services, -forty hours of de votion," commenced at the Catholic church Sunday morning and will close Tuesday evening. Zeno Wade, for the past three years connected with the Plymouth Steam Laundry, has severed his connection with that institution. Mr. Wade has accepted a position as traveling sales men for Wanimaker A: Prown, of Phil adelphia. The secretary of the stock company who were the ow ners of Plack Dia mond, the famous Oldenburg stallion which died in this city a ehort time since, has received l draft for j? 1,000 from the Indiana & Ohio Live Stock Insurance Co., paynieat in full of their loss upon the above named horse. A special train carrying the general manager of the Pennsylvania I!. ., made a run from Chicago to Ft. Wayne in two hours and forty-six minutes. Also from Plymouth to Ft Wayne, a distance of sixty-four miles, in sixty minutes. This is the fastest run ever made on this road. City Civil Engineer Putler surely has more than his share of trouble. His mother, Mrs. Isaac Putler, is reported as very ill with rheumatism at his home while his wife is confined to her bed by an acute attack of stomach and bow el trouble. Fred Sahr formerly of the Picvcle Works in this city has accepted the foremanship in the Illinois Watch Case Company Picycle Shops at Elgin, 111., and has removed with his family to that place. He has rented his home in this city. It has now developed that Arthur Praton the young man who committed suicide at Polling Prairie a few days ago was a frequenter of gambling houses. No further explanation is needed as to where the money went which lie secured by forged notes. Joe Anderson and wife left to day for Marion Ind., to attend the funeral of Mr. Anderson's neice the iittlo ten year daughter of S. Percell and wife. She had been a sufferer, tor the past seven years from spinal trouble until last night when death relieved her from pain. Capt. J. E. Houghton has at last succeeded in getting the monument for the -Jth Indiana Volunteer Infan try, located on the lino at the north east corner of the Kelley farm. The point held by them from 11 a. in. to ( p. in. Sunday September 20th IVtt at the Pattle of Chickmauga. A horse driven by Mrs. Anna Lender came near creating a smash up at the corner of east Laporte and Michigan streets late Saturday afternoon. Mrs. Lender started to drive east down the steep grade when a hold back came loose causing the horse to eommence .kicking. Several men came to her rescue how ever before much damage was done.. The Prooklyn Eagle tells of the differ ence between a newspaper and an organ in this lucid manner: "Newspaper are to be distinguished from political organs. A newspaper is independent. An organ is a slave. A newspaper is rational, an organ is imbecile. A news-paper is reasonable. Every political organ was born an idiot, and has been steadily de creasing in mental power ever since." The following extracts are from ex amination papers recently handed in at a public school in Connecticicujl: (1 Prom what animals do we get milk? From the camel and the milk man. 2 The lien is covered with feathers, with what is the cat covered y the cat is covered with lleas. (lb Xame an animal that has four legs and a long tail? A mosquito. , Name twokinds of nuts? Peanuts and forget-me-nuts. Trustee MeCrory opened the Wood ward grawl pit this morning and com menced work (in the Premen road. Patching was omnum-ed at Michigan road, and will work east. The most of the work wiil be done east of Walnut Prove school house along the river. About a mile of solid new road wiil be made. Tins is a piece of work that ha been long needed and Hie trustee will have the commendation of everv rerson who has been eompe!h.d to drive that wav, i Stephen Jrommons, of near this; 1 place, is the owner of a four-vear-old i j eolt which has live feet. The til th foot i is -ir than the other feet and pro - j Crudes from the back part of the right j f',:v in''t- 'Fhe foot is well shaped but ; u-: -- o nie ground, me iiorse I i well formed otherwise.- Walkerton independent. IV- m Ti ry's Daily, Mat Kvser left for South Mend to - . (lav. Dr. Knott was called to Marmont ! hist night. j MissM alindia Hudman, was in Ar j VCs;ej-hv. i ' " Miss Angle Tinner left for ( lumbus. ! i Ohio this m-rnimr. Dr.Linkenhelt left for Crawfordsvill. tins mornimr on business. An attempt is being made to organize a ladies aid society in this city. Oliver Cha.e of Ft. Wayne tarried in the city with friends yesterday. Trustee MeCrory drove over to P.uir- bon last evening on special business. Pobt. Xeil is erecting a new cottage on Water street, just south of Wash ington. City Marshal J. W. Parr, of Argos, drove over this morning and renewed acquaintances here. Miss Lillie. Knoblock has accepted a position as typewriter in the ollice of H. A. Logan for the season. Mrs. Ilabbie of Kankakee who has been visiting her brothers C. II. and J. S. Peeve returned home to day. Miss (I race Paxton, of Chicago who been visiting the family of Lawrence Linkenhelt, left to-day for Lapaz. Miss llattie Daniels, of Columbia City stopped over in the city a few hours while on her way to South Pend yesterday. Marks cavsed by striking matches on a polished surface may be removed by rubbing them with apiece of lemon and then wiping them with a damp rag. The Picycle Works have sent six Smalley wheels to Ft. Wayne to be used for exhibition purposes in the grand parade during the centennial celebra tion in that city. The effort to organize a V. M. C. A. band in this city seems to be meeting with more than ordinary encourage ment. Last evening Miss Posa Smith, one of our Public school teachers, received a telegram announcing a serious accident to a brother, who cannot possibly sur vive. An Flkhart young man had a peculiar experience the other day. He was loading freight when he scared up a rat. The rodent, for want of a better ave nue of escape, took the route up inside one pant leg and down the other. The prolonged summer lias had the ell'ect of producing second crops of var ious vanties of fruits throughout the state. Councilman Panks, of Laporte, now comes forward with a fully devel oped second crop of Niagara grapes which blossomed early in August. Most people would have been satisfied with one good crop. The other day a country girl went in- toa grocery store in thiscity with a num ber of chickens with their legs tied, ami in her confusion placed them on the counter. The proprietor is noted for his politeness to everybody, and not want ing the fowls on his counter, siniilingly asked the bashful country girl, "Are you sure they will lay there V 4-Oh,no, no, sir," she stammered blushinglv, They are all roosters." And now the merchentsgets red at the sight of chick en salad. Ex. In a decison rendered by Judge StuDbs at Indianapolis Thursday he held that section of the famous Nichol son law which prohibits people being in saloons after hours to be unconstitu tional. The state appealed to these- preme court. From Wednesday's Daily. Andy Morsches left for Ft. Wayne this morning. D. W. Alberts whs at Tiosa on busi ness yesterday. Mr?. W.J. Pankin was visiting at Argos Tuesday. Mrs. N. S. Woodward left for Ft. Wayne last evening. Hon. John Daughter of Tyner City- was in the city yesterday. Edwin Meyer made a business trip to Donaldson this morning. Dr. J. W. Smith and and wife left for Chicago Monday evening. O. M. Packard, of Chicago, was m the city to-day on special business. Dr. T. II. Horton and daughter left for Ft. Wayne Tuesday morning. The Altar (luild meets next Monday evening, with Miss Alice Klinger. Mi-s Marie Oabbert, of Chicago, i j visiting her sister Pert!. a, of Phis city. ! Everything in the hardware hue P' j to i and prices to suit. J. V. Ast lev. Mrs. .J . Pod cker left for a few- days visit Julian moving ! city. Dr. A.( was ill th; l.Oi It ransb tills j;)., ( ! rev, oi (i!(e:i low;. Up, IS to this . I. Civ ee ls after- C:ip:,s eitv o'i Mav :ne.-- th !I. Thie:' Jr. i ,1 through . th- city la-it evening : l.i- wav to hi- eag-. t r A. Port. '. for Marm-nt to spend the parents. Wee: ; ; i z w : 1 1 1 her ; m,.s ! jjoy s ! morn: j i.,., Cha, ei an Mrs. Ye "Vej- this A: öS. (II Pi o' n w ie recent !y hn-ated ;n : ::' lh; eil v eserdav on in Argos, w; business. Fx. ui .. the a ( ; Co. -ch' Is s in d.ivs nil ' busmen-. Mrs. William "a" ter, of Argos- Wei'e in the ei'V s':' ping Tuesdav." M:-s. C. I. Morn? a::d dan ter Nellie ! left for a s !-o:t vis-it :a Chit iQ'o t.'üS morning. Simon Kuhn, travel im; salesman lor ! J. P. M: chads, of Po.-hcster. was iuthe ! c''tv 'd"f- evening (Jus Kuhn arrived in t: city from Port I luron. M ich., to at trial the Wed- ding this evening. Mrs. and Mrs. Chas. Ilaskir.ger also Mrs Pennor, of South Pend arrived in the city to-day . Pi: To Mr. and Mrs. EI. Mcln- tire of the Novt liy Vo;k. ye-terday morning, a daughter. Mr. Lc-sh and J. A. Miller left for Ft. Waving yesterday where they will attend the 'entennial. Miss Annie Suit leaves this evening for Cadiz, Ohio, where she will speml the winter with her sister. The electric Light Co. is putting a i large electric light reilector in J. C. Kuhn & Son's show window. Mrs. M. Ehrlieh left tor Cincinnati this morning after several weeks visit with the family of M. Lauer. Nicholas Pent ley, of Plymouth, a:i old Valpo boy is here renewing old acquaintances. Valparaiso tar. A covered wagon passed through the city from Michigan yesterday, on the way to the settlement in (leorgia. Harman Stark, of Argos. and a prom inent stock buyer of Marshall county, was in the city to-day on business. Carl Pannels has accepted a position as clerk in the store of M. Allman Ä. Son. He entered upon his duties this morning. The Epworth League gave a nickle social at the home of Miss May South Worth last evening. A good time is reported. Frank singler, of south Pend, renew ed acquaintances here to-day. Street commissioner commenced work this morning on a ne.v cross walk on Laporte street on the east side of Center. Mr. and Mrs. Carnahan. of St. Joseph Mich., visited this city yesterday. Mr. Carnahan is the Vandaüa agent at that place. (Jeo. Posenbury leaves this evening at o'clock for Canaldorer, Ohic, where he will visit the old homestead for four or live weeks. Mrs. Parbara Smith of Fon da, Iowa, returned to her home this morning after a two months visit with the fam ily of J. A. Molt er. Velbaraiso is suffering from a ser ies of pretty burglaries. Three burglar ies were committed there Sunday night but not much was secured. Miss Sallie J. Stuart who has been out of the city for some time returned to make her home with the Countv Treasurer W.J. Pankin. Mrs. EnotiaP. Payne of Whiting Ind., who has been visiting at Pourbon for a few days, stopped over with Thomas Walker and family on her way home to-day. Chas. Morris fell from a tree at Lafaxette, Sunday, and was killed. He felllhirty feet and although he landed on his feet his skull was cracked at the base of the brain. Oliver Yore's child of Argos which hail been very ill and the recovery of which was considered'doubtful is now reported as improving. Dr. Viets is the attending physician. SheritT Henry M.Stoner.of Kosciusko county, was in the city to-day on his way to Michigan City with Capt. Paid win, sent from there for one year for purchasing stolen property. While here Mr. St oner spent some time in looking for Chas. J. Paul, a tramp printer, who Continued on eighth page.