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emu Vol. If. PLYMOUTH, MARSHALL COUNTY, INDIANA, SATURDAY, APRIL 4, 189 No. 42. 'S Weekly A. 11 XL A HOLD-UP. i itit inm TiiU ; Au Kxeitiiii; Tim Over at Mo ruin There was a hold-up and robbery on the west -bound train on the 1 O. early Wednesday, and there would probably have been a genuine train robbery to chronicle had the gang not been captured at Bremen. The par-I ticulars, as near as can be learned, are about as follows: i Five hobos, heavily armed, boarded j the train at (Jarrett, as it is believed, with the intention of "holding the train ; up" between Uremen and Walkerton. Just after leaving Harrett a passenger stepped out of the sleeper onto the platform, ana ere he was aware of the danger he was in a revolver was thrust in his face and he was ordered to throw up his hands. They then proceeded to systematically rob him, taking his money, watch and overcoat, and then threw him oil' the train. Fortunately he was not seriously hurt although he laid stunned for some time. He succeeded in making his way back to (Jarrett, three miles, and gave the information. The operator at Bremen was notified and several of the citizens were enlisted to capture the robbers. When the train pulled into Bremen the thugs, not dreaming that they were discovered, stepped from the train, three on one side and two on the other. Before they realized their predicament they were pounced upon by the oHicers. XothiDg daunted, they pulled their re volvers and commenced shooting. There were about twenty shots fired and when the smoke had cleared away it was found that one of the gang had a bullet through his hand and another through his stomach; one of the others was slightly wounded, and a third who made his escape left a trail of blood, which ij being followed this morning and no doubt will soon lead to his arrest. Three of the gang are now confined in the calaboose at Bremen and will be taken back to (Jarrett, DeKalb county. The fellow who was shot in the stom ach, it is thought, will die, as it is a vital spot. The atfair created quite an excite ment in Bremen and it is the one topic of conversation today. It is considered as especially fortunate that the gang was discovered and captured, as there seems to be no doubt that their inten tions were to hold up the train. The toughs being between the express car and the sleeper gave the probability of such an occurrence a great deal ot color. Between Bremen ami Walke: ton there is a large strip of uarsh land and it would have been an easy matter for them to enter the cars, rob the pas sengers, stop the train and make their escape. About Ctuieen. Dr. Hoy in speaking about the curing of cancers, or as it is called by medical men, sarcoma and carcinoma, that it is said by some physicans that it can be cured within ten to twelve days. The Doctor says such cure can not be pos sible unless the knife is used. He cites as his authorities the Royal Collage of Surgeons, !uy's Hospital, St. Barthol omew's Hospital, St. (leorgo and St. Thomas' Hospitals. The doctor is quite an enthusiast over cancer growth, and has beyond doubt made a success so far. He claims it takes from thirty to forty days to remove them. Another Wreck. A north bound freight on the L. K. & W. crashed into another train at Tiosa Thursday and caused quite a serious wreck. There were three boys who live at that place badly, and it is thought seriously.hurt. They are Arthur McNeally, Claude Emerson and (iuy Smith The boys had jumped onto the tram and were caught before they could jump ofT. The north-bound train was delayed about one hour. A Mustive Canine Kill a SiiihII Dog. A dog-light is an event seldom chron icled by a daily newspaper, but in some instances, we think, they are justifiable About 7 o'clock a. m. yesterday the peo ple in the neighborhood of Peter Kruyer could easily judge, by the unearthly yelps a poodle dog can make when in the jaws of a vicious bull dog, that a genuine dog-fight was on. Pete Kruyer's dog, "Poodle," was lying just inside the fflnce, presumably asleep, which was a very unusual thing for him to do, as he was generally barking, being of the loud barking, harmless sort, when J. W. S. Clark's bull dog came along. Clark's dog had bad blood in his eye for some time and seeing this glorious op portunity to wreak Iiis wrath, pounced upon his sleeping victim and reduced him to a lifeless mass before the by standers could render any assistance to the little fellow. Blows were shower ed upon the head of tb conqueror but they fell unheeded. This is not the first time this dog lias showed signs ot a vicious disposition, and we think that his owner should keep him chained, for it is dam-ererous to allow freedom to one ot bis kind. EASTER MILLINERY. The Ne:i.oii l.riutr a l!val liMl.tv of l.utliet lie iJ-Oe;ir. K"-m Wednesday's Daily. All sorts of pretty colors, exquisite new shapes, delicate tints and shades in ribbons and Mowers and pretty new con-ceil- in modes and fabrics are out for favor this year. The use of feathers fias been largely discounted by Persian and other ribbons and such a wealth of ilowers is shown as no former season has ever known. Plymouth milliners will formally open the spring season tomor row. Mrs. D. F.. Moore will eclipse all former efforts made in the display of seasonable millinery, not only in extent, but in styles and general arrangement for the season's opening, which will begin tomorrow and continue two days. The Vogue under the personal man agement of Mine. Francisco will be a cynosure for its full share of bright, expectant feminine eyes and undoubt edly has in store for visitors a delight ful surprise. In fact, it is the opinion of Thk Indepknuknt reporter that the ladies are going to be much more than ordinarily pleased with the wealth of variety and real artistic beauty that is afforded the by the milliners of this city this year. Among the pattern hats will be shown products of Parisian taste and beauty and the best products of American fashion centers will also be exhibited. The Vogue Easter dis play will begin tomorrow morning and last three days Dial's opening occurred Monday. He is showing a beautiful stock and reports business already brisk. Kindly Keiiirinbereil. A letter from J. K. Smalley, of Dun kirk, and formerly of this place, in re newing his subscription for The Inde pendent gives us considerhble encour agement, and in closing remarks: "I am glad to see your paper kept up to so high a standard, and trust you will find it a profitable venture. A good paper in Plymouth fills a long felt want." It is such words of encouragement as the above, that gives tho newspaper men the much needed enthusiasm to push his publications with more vigor At best the publishing of a newspaper is not a large money making invest r.ient. But when he sees the apprecia tion of his efforts set forth in words, ac companied by cash, he is aware of the fact that the true ring is there. The Independent receives such comments daily, and appreciates them. Important Cae. From Wednesday's Dally. Today the case between the New York Chicago & St. Louis 11. 11. and the Hamlet Hay Co., is commenced at the court house. This case was tried at Valparaiso, but a change of venue was taken to this county. A number of witnesses are in town today. This suit is brought about by the railroad grade causing the back water to overflow the hay land. The ItMttling of Stone. Dick Wilson, as he is called by the boys lives about four miles southeast of the town, and near a neighbor known as Samuels. For some timo past Mr. Samuels has been attending court in town, and as lie was compelled get to town a little early, he thought it an ex cellent policy to wake Dick up every morning as he passed by the house. To do this he utilized a very ingenious method by taking rocks and throwing upon the roof, making an unearthly clatter. 1 he desired ellect was ac complished, and Wilson would be rout ed out. But Dirk was thinking deep, and last Monday night alter attending Salvation army meeting, he concluded that the time for sweet revenge had arrived. lien he arrived at the Samuel's residence, he searched the ditch by the side of the road until ho succeeded in getting the rightly proportioned stone with barnacles on all sides, then cau tiously approaching the house he laun ched the rock for the roof. Here is where he showed his ability to judge distances, for instead of clattering over the roof as contemplated it sailed through the window with a crash that woke the entire neighborhood. It would be impossible to chronicle the feelings of Dick Wilson as he sheepish ly stole home, while Samuels, clad in his nightly robe and with his shot gun iq hand and a pair of new plow shoes ou his feet, tried to discover the fellow who fired a dynamite boom through his window. The end of the affair Joccur red Tuesday morning when Wilson ap proached Samuels and desired to pay for the window, acknowledging the crime and paying for the broken glass. lie Wm Fooled. Harvey Vanscoik was the victim of an April fool joke Wednesday. He re ceived a telephone to hitch up his best outfit and drive to the Vandalia store to get a salesman, who wanted to make a country drive. Van, prompt as usual, hastened with all dispatch to the store only to receive a good laugh from the by-standers, who apprised him of the fact that it was only the first day of April, and they were sorry that he did not think before acting. Van of course took it in good humor and save a slight bluish tint in the atmosphere, it was considered a good joke. Company I. No lore For the past few days Capt. Wise, of the former militia company D, of the .'Jrd Indiana regiment, of this place has been packing the equipments of the disbanded company, prior to shipping them to Indianapolis. The boys con nected with the company have been notified to turn in their uniforms or other material belonging to the state. Capt. Wise feels badly over the dis banding of the company, and there is no doubt if he could have continued with it, a different state of affairs would have prevailed. A Sad Tale. Here is a terrible state of affairs. All our young ladies who have purchased their spring hats, which we must ac knowledge are lovely, are, according to those horrible weather prophets doom ed to dissappointment. We are sorry for them, and the disappointment will be more keenly felt by those, who dur ing the past few days, have, after going to their rooms with the intention of re tiring for the night, sneaked out that delightful piece of loveliness and parad ed before their mirror. But it can't be helped. Sunday is reported as down on the bills for a blasting, snowy day. The only hope is, that those fellows will miss their guess. Crown Are Cheap. Birmingham, England, manufactures not only the gods for various raoes. a great many of the gods are cheap affairs, some are rather costly and ar tistic in design. Crowns range in price from $5 to $500. There is a slight fall lng off In the demand for crowns, how ever, since so many savage kings have taken to the fancy silk hat and wear it on state occasions in lieu of the crown. The cheapest crowns are truly corgoous. being decorated with dia monds and other precious stones, all of glass. "On one occasion," says an English traveler, "when I was out in Africa I saw no fewer than twenty small chiefs with crowns of this kind unon tbeir beads and a remarkable body of men they looked. One of them decorated his royal person by wearing a Dair of trousers as a coat, while a pair of old gaiters were the only ar tides of clothing upon his legs. Effect of Trainier. Illustrating the mind's training, a Southern paper tells of a little girl, 4 years old, win happened to be sliding on the ice, when she suddenly fell heav ily and was evidently badly hurt. At the sound of her sobs a friend rushed to her assistance and caught her in her arms. "You poor little thing, and how did you fall?" The mite raised her head and replied between her sobs: "Vertically." So much for klndergar ten training. COM I Mi! COM IM;t Ileur II im! Hear Hint! Itev. W. W. Jones, of Chicago will deliver his four great lectures in Walk erton from April 'Jth to 12th inclusive. The first will be in the hall on the free silver question and free for all. The others will be in the II. B. church and 10c admission at the door. Subject, His travels through the Holy Land Children under 10 years free. We trust that the public will avail themselves of this opportunity to hear this eminent lecturer and scholar. The proceeds go for church expenses and kept at home J. W. Kii.ky. Killed the I'alr with One Hi.. Bert Clough, of Surry, Me., return ing home in the gloaming after an unsuccessful day's hunt, saw a buck and doe. He fired, killing the buck In the morning he started on the trail of the doe nnd had gone but a few rods when he found her dead. One bullet had killed both buck and doe. For inflammation of the stomach or bowels, and for hemorrhage, Brazilian Balm Is a soverign remedy. For sal at the Peoples Drugstore. THAT MUSIC BOX. A Large N u miter of I'eople After It, lint of Course Only One I'vI'miii .ot It. Wednesday evening, as announced, the line music box at the People's drug store changed ownership. The draw ing took place at the opera house last evening, and quite a large number were present to see if by some unforseen streaks of luck, lightning would not strike them. Alter arriving at the hall a commit tee was chosen, Mr. Snow, a traveling man, and Kd Baxter, to see that the im portant business was conducted proper ly. Tobe Hall was the boy chosen to draw the tickets from the receptacle. When the tickets were placed in the barrel it was found that 7,Sö tickets had been given out. As soon as the work commenced, those who had tickets began tocalculate how many chances they had in secur ing the coveted prize. Drs. Knott, Yiels and HoltzendorlT, considered them selves in the front rank, as their com bined number of tickets was over 1,000. But such is life in the "Wooley West." When the last ticket was drawn out and l'.HÜ was announced, everybody be gan to look over their numbers, and there is not a particle of doubt, consid erable hard thinking was being done for a few minutes, and a blankety blauk expression swept over the crowd in a short time. Who ever holds the lucky number was not present, and as one disappointed individual put it: "Some gol-darned farmer who has bought a bottle of Hoods" has got that number," seemed to be the universal conclusion. Of course some reader of Thk Indk pkndknt has been the lucky person, and when they see that 1913 is the lucky number, through the columns of the only first-class local paper in the county they will come in and get their excellent instrument. Drew the Miiie Hon. The lucky number, 4'Jl.f, that drew the music box at The People's Drug store, was held by Mrs. II. (Irube, of Twin Lakes. Church Hem. The Sunday-school at the Presbyter ian church commences promptly at 12. Appropriate Erster services in the primary department and also in the main school. The lesson is an Easter lesson. Everyone heartily welcomed. The Woman'sIIomeand Foreign Mis sionary society of the Logansport Pres bytery will meet in the Presbyterian church, this city, on Tuesday and Wednesday, April 7 and 8, ISM. The iirst session opens at 2 p. m. on Tues day. The public is invited to all the exercises. Mrs. 1). B. Wells, of Ft. Wayne, well known to many of our people, will give the address on Tues day evening and Mrs. Swift, of Pitts burg, on Wednesday evening. Saint Thomas Ciukcii. This, Easter eve, is the last day of Lent. Ser vices at 10 a. m., and 2:30 p. m. The afternoon is the children's time in the church, an annual day for the ministra tion of Holy baptism. Come and see new recruits enlisted into the army of church militant, under the banner of Christ. Choir reheasal at evening. Bring Ilowers Saturday for the Easter dav decorations. L uWDAY-SCHOOl. CONVENTION CAL- kndaii. Walnut township, Bethel, Friday, April 10; Tippecanoe township, Summit chapel, Saturday, April 11; North township. Brethren church Thursday, April (); German township, Bremen, Wednesday, April 22; Urion township, Burr Oak, Saturday, April 20; West township, Donaldson, Thurs day, April ',10; Polk township, Barber church, Saturday, May 2)5. V. B. Ciiuiu-ii. Bev. W. W. Jones, of Chicago, 111., will preach on the fol lowing dates: Saturday, April I, 7:.'f0 p. m. - "Homes for All and How to (Jet Them." Don't fail to hear this. Sunday, April"), 10:30 a.m. .lohn 15:5: "1 Am the Vine and Ye Are the Branches.' Sunday, April 7:.l) p. m.-"Clean Things." Acts 10:15: "What (Jod has cleansed that call not thou common." Monday, April , 7:30 p. in. James 3:H: "The Tongue Can No Man Tame." Tum imlilp CmII. The republicans of West township and all others that believe the princi ples of that party to be the best adapted to the present welfare of the people of our states, are requested to meet at the West school house, April 11 18, at 2 o'clock p. m. for the purpose of electing delegates to the congressional, senator ial and judical conventions. S. P. Bkuoknkk, Chairman. TOO MUCH OF A GOOD THING. ,1 l' In ' She An inner voice tells me He What, you've got an innr voice, too! Fliegende Bluett er. MILLINERY -'BLOW-OUT." "Where Are Von .oin. My I'reltj Maiil'" "WIij, t the Sprint; Openings of Course," Mie Naitl. Notwithstanding the fact that the weather was anything but spring-like the spring openings at the "Vogue" and Mrs. 1). K. Moore's were well attended and when our reporter reached there at the dull noou hour the mingling ex clamations of "Ohs" and "Alis" from enthusiastic, feminine admirers were still echoing down the corridors of thyme, smilax, violets, ribbons and hats. All the colors of the rain bow are strewn about in dazzling and delightful confusion. One of the windows of the "Vogue" contains some bewildering creations for dimpled mesdemoisclles to wear up on their proud little heads; while in the other hangs an old brown sun-hat filled to oversowing with Ilowers which look ed as if they were fresn from nature, and the dew still upon them. The en tire e!Tect on the inside was eminently artistic. At Mrs. 1). K. Moores one of the win dows is filled with beautiful 'pattern" hats be-ribboned and be-ilowered-line enough for the most fastidious. In the other window a very pretty ellect is brought out with a mirror and a white arch covered with Ilowers. In the in terior we find hats of all sizes, colors and to suit all ages, which the elite of Plymouth will soon be wearing. The time spent in these places of business is one of unalloyed pleasure and we think the ladies of Plymouth cannot afford to miss seeing these dis plays. Visitors and customers always tneetwith courteous and friendly re ceptions. I lie reasei I Output. The demand for the new reversible wood handle-bar recently introduced by the Novelty manufacturing com pany is so great at present that the working force has been greatly en larged. The machine shop has been for some time and is now running day and night to keep up the supply of metal parts. This is sure proof that "what is made up by the Plymouth company is all right." Two thousand pairs per day is the advertised output. The company is now in position to turn out about S.tKX) rims and 1,0U sets of chain and dress guards daily in addi tion to its new enterprise. VVoliiieil of I he World. Wednesday night at K. of P. hall Ply mouth camp of Woodmen of the World was organized and the following offi cers were elected: Consul commander, C. J. Kich; advisor lieutenant, Jos. (Jlass; banker, 0. F. Ketcham; clerk, (!. W. Vinall; physican, X. I!. Aspinall; escort, Peter umbaugh; sentry, (I. A. Hightly; watchman, 11. V. Clark. There was an installation of oHicers and a regular initiation, Messrs. Moore and Porter, state deputies, were present to assist-Mr. liegeman the deputy,in or ganizing. The charter remains open and Mr. liegeman remaines in the field. Reduced Rates to Hot Springs, Ark The Vandalia Line has on sale excur sion tickets, good ninety days, to the Fa mous Hot Springs af Arkansas, at very iow aates. Hot Springs is the only health resort jwned, indorsed and conducted ty the United States (Jovernment. Climate like that of Italy. This is the best sea son to go. Over 300 hotels and board ing houses at rates to suit all visitors The hot waters have for fifty years been found unexcelled for the cure of rhu inatism, blood and skin diseases, female complaints, troubles of the stomach liver and kidneys, insomnia, nervous prostration, etc. For illustrated pamphlets and full in formation call on nearest Vandalia Line Ticket Agent, or address. E. A. Fohd, (Jenl. Passenger Agent, St. Louis, Mo. IS FINALLY (-ALUHT. jTHE " DRESS ARTIST" CAUGHT j AT JOLIET, ILLINOIS. I j liarle llt-nry, W lio Cnupt'tl from Iii j -lail m- 'I ime A;ci in I eni.ll- Alliie, 1 Him e .Mtiie in I imlxi Kver bince the en.-ape of Charles Henry on the evening of Friday, Febru ary l' heril'f mith has used every device imaginable to once more place his prisoner behind the bars. It will be remembered how ihe sister and sup P',sed sweetheart of Henry paid him a visit at that time an-1 when the Cell was afterward visited he had made his es.caj.e. , lew days ago Sheriff Smith jreceivt-d word that the man had been ! 1'j -ated at .loliet. He had secured em ployment ou a farm about miles from town uni was going under the name of "Howell." Wednesday night the sheriff went to .Joliet aiid brought Henry back to Plymouth, arriving on the 0:15 train last evening. Henry seems to enjoy his position hugely and tells the boys at the jail how he succeeded in out -witting the old man. He says he had the dross in the cell some days previous to mak ing Iiis escape, but this is thought im probable y some. He claims that when the women entered the cell they assist ed him in shaving, then he dressed up and had his lace powdered nicely and when the door was opened- the hall way being quite dark hi slipped out very easily. The sheriff feels very much relieved in getting his prisoner back, and there is little doubt that the female friends of sly Charles will receive a cold shoul der. Henrv has been held on a charge of petty larceny, but is being held prin cipally as a witness against the Don aldson gang, who are to he tried during this term of court. A GREAT ARRAY. Our Local M ti-iral Talen! inu to Ap pen1. As has been frequently announcrd in these columns, the band boys will present a first class minstrel perform ance to our people at tlu opera house the Kth of this month. Tor the past two months the memuersof the Ply mouth band, ami a number of their musical friends, have j lactieed patient ly so as to be able t' present to our people an entertain. neat wortliy of their patronage. We believe it woul. be entirely un necessary to call upon our citizens to give our home talent n unanimous sup port; but it is true that in the bustle of life we sometimes forget these efforts to furnish us with an evening of enjoy ment, and therefore to keep it before the minds of the public, we will not fail to call attention to it frequently. Outside of the excellent home talent that will appear that evening, they have secured the services of one of the best male quartettes in this section of the state from South I'.end. which alone will be well worth the amount of money charged for admission. Then the last and conclusive argu ment is, that it is an effort of our home band hoys, who will utilize the money they make, if any, in buying new music and other things needed. If you do not attend shows o! any kind, why, buy a ticket anyway, and give it to some friend who docs. e will stale, before forgetting it, that tickets are on sale at .1. if. I.ose"s. K loepler'. Opellili;;. Kloepler's spring opening will take place Monday with the most complete stock of seasonable goods ever shown in that store, which means a great ileal. Shoppers and the public generally re alize this and there is no doubt that the store will be thronged as it has not been in some time before. Next week will see the spring teason fully opened. An I li kind n u uel ion. The Kansas Journal quotes the fol lowing from the Pacific Keeoni: "If by tapping a horse filled with diphtheria bacilli can be obtained a cure for that disease, why shouldn't we tap an old Kentucky colonel and get a tosine that will knock the gold cure out of sight ? I ille.l. A young man about twenty years of age, and whose name w e could not learn, was killed Tuesday by the freight following No. S. about four miles west of Valparaiso, at Louk's crossing. It is thought that he was stealing a ride and in some way slipped and fell under the train. He was not found until about 7 o'clock in the evening.