Snow and drifts keep Neuhaus from delivering the mail.
a the In - le - ot so; hie - HEAVY SHOWS IMPEDE TRAFFIC. RAII. AND WAOON ROAD TRAN8. PORtXTION BKRIOU8I.V tN - TERFBRKD WITH. .The heavy snorts of the past fewdays nave; atrlously interfered with teaming, teaming, and Impeded railway trafflo to an Unusual degree. On. the railroads nearly all trains are from an hour to two hour! late, and traflld Is aerlOMsly hampered. The Same dlfllculty Is encountered, encountered, on Ihe wagon roads In the country, In many places there - aro grea( anow drifts whlcn It la almost Impossible .for' horses.' to make' head - Way" Bgalnst,. andf this baa had a serl - 6u effect on business In FoN Wayne aa It keeps, the farmers, at home. 11i. free "rural' mall' deliver harriers are having a'sad'ilme'of it, and are kept ri'thelr '.routes'fdur' and five hours overtime. Carrier Neuhaua Was snowea In ten miles aouth' Tuesday night, and had to put Up at a farm house. He - was' duo to arrive at the postofllceaon hla return trip at i o'clock Tuesday afternoon, but failed o show up until 10 o'clock yesterday morplng. In sevr eral places he had to 'get out and shovel a path through the enow - drifts for his horse, and the . animal was eventually so badly worn out that .Mr. Neuhaus feared to risk the homeward trip.