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John Blankets, Comforts, Cloaks, Gloves, Hosiery and Underwear for large and small. P. S. We have just received a full line of Cen- temerie Gloves in the new clasp. DOJOyATJEAT? Of course you do and you can buy the choicest cuts ot Wm. Rowe. Cor. Broadway and Fifth Sts. Phone 247- E. H. GRACE, D. D,, S. DENTAL PAKLORS, 316 Market Street. New Alumlnlte Rubber Platen |JANLEYAJsHANAHAN- Buy* and Sells Second Hand Goods. Giro ui a call. 208 8th street Now Is Your Chance. TOO AVARICIOUS , for RialEBCKce. Who will divide the commission with j ou, M. M. Gordon, 8pr Old Phone, office 306, residence 189. El- S- Hunt, -DENTIST- All the latent liscoveries in medicine and appliances to relieve pain In extraction or flM- taff of teeth. Modern methods, modorn prices, on Fourth utroet. Rate Cutting Going on Again Among the Railroads. The Soo Line Makes a Cut of 5 Cents on Flour Bates bj Kail and Lake. One of the largest shippers Jn the country notes the demoralization of railway rates and attributes it to the greed of the railway corporations. "If the managers ol the eastern roads bad been satisfied wlch fair and reasonable rates," he says, --they would now have been doing a good and profitable business; but, with their usual avariciousness, when they saw an Improvement in the financial and business conditions of the country they began to screw up their freight rates little by little until they became so prohibitive as to stop east-bound shipments by rail almost entirely. They had hoped the lake lines would aid them ia the maln- tennance of the exorbitant rates and had arranged with them to advance rates on October 15th. The lake lines failed, however, to carry out their part of the agreement, and continued to take the business at the old rates. Last week east-bound roads from Chicago and St. Louis were to have given grain and flour rates another twist up wards, but the tension appears tc have v been so great as to demoralize rates, and instead of an advance greatly reduced rates are being offered, not Only un export, but also on domestic business, if reports are true. The Soo line started the trouble by announcing a 5-cent reduction in the rate on flour from Minneapolis by rail and lake to New York. The Soo line's excuse for It* action was that the competing line- nad made long-time contracts at the old rates that could not no be terminated. Upon investigation it was found that such contracts were in existence, and a regular stampede ia rate reductions set in." OIL OB SALT WATER Many Drills to be Set In Motion This Week. C U Telephone No. KS. W. J. Barnett, succor *> a L.W O U Undertaker, Erabalmer and Funeral Director m Market street. Calls attended day or nl f nt. The finest outfli In the U.S. Col. L. b. \voli, will remain with mo. Ke 6l aenco.Mut U a., When You Need an ABSTRACT or a LOAN -GO TO- F H. Wipperman, W6 Fourth Street Opp. Court House Entrance. New Undertakers 308 Market street, HoppeBuildlng, Daniel Killian & Co. Calls promptly attended to, day or night. Mr. Kllllun was for many Tears foreman 101 Cbarlts L. Woll. Telephone 281. DK. C. J). EVEBSOLE'S DEDTAL PALLORS Over Porter's New Drug Store, Corner of j Fourth and Market Streets. McConnelU McConnell $50,000 6 per cent Money to Loan. Call now Office Opposite Court House. DAILY FHAEOS TUESDAY, NOV. 2, 1S97. QITY JsLRWS A good coffee SJc Ib. at Foley's. Mrs. Catherine Setter is spending a few days at Chicago. Mr. Bernard O'Brien, of New York City, is here visiting relatives. Charles Fetnke, the Michigan City cigar manufacturer, jis in the city on business. The November term of the Cass Circuit court convened yesterday, The petit jury was called this morn- Ing. William J. Ahem, of Lafayette, has taken a position in this city with his brother, John Ahern, the Twelfth street grocer. Miss Jennie Wasaburo went to Hartford City today to do some special stenographic work for a law 4rm of thai; city. Mrs, Kobert Hlghtower, who has been a patient at Loogcllfl for some time, was taken to her home at JCarloo, this afternoon, with the hop* tbat the change might improVe her txmaittoB. . Mn. Jacob*, the BUM, McompiBled her. ; r First Well of the Loganspwt Company located Fire Miles North of Town. Explorations Into the interior of the earth will begin in earnest in this county this week in search of oil The Logansport company has finally decided to drill its first well on the farm ot Albert Rogers just east of the Michigan pike, near the southwest corner of Bethlehem township. The company has nearly 1000 acres of land leased In that vicinity. The point selected is on nearly a directlioe between Peru and Royal Center and if the Peru field extends in that direction oil may be found there. The contractor expects to erect a derrick this week. The timbers for the derrick are now being hauled through from Peru and the drilling outfit has been shipped from Bowling Green, O. If no serious obstacles are encountered the well will be drilled In In about two weeks. This well and the ones being drilled in on the Crooks farm, at Adamasboro and at Fulton should demonstrate the value of the territory north or the river. W. P. Black,the foremost operator In the Peru field, expressed the opinion to the correspondent of the Indianapolis News, that the vein of oil runs west from Pe ru. Ben Bar Notice. All members ol Tirza Court No. U, T. B, S., are requested to be present at the meeting tomorrow night. Several candinates will be initiated. By order ofChlef. _ How Fmper WM Ftrtt M»nnf»cttLr*d. Egypt, China and Japan are the countries in which the earliest manufacture of paper is Known to have been carried on. The Egyptian paper was made of the cyperus papyrus. Egyptian paper was in general use in Europe until the eighth or ninth century of our era. It then began to give place to paper manufactured from cotton and other materials, the art of making which was apparently learned by the Arabs from the Chinese and introduced by them into Europe. Paper was made by the Chinese as early as the beginning of the Christian era, and. according to their own account, tho fabrication of paper from cotton was invented about. 200 A. D. Spain is said to have been the first country in Europe into which the manufacture of paper from cotton was introduced, probably in the eleventh century. How to Make D»t« Br*»d. To a half pint of very light- white flour sponge add a tablespoonfnl of brown sugar and enough whole wheat flour to make ft very stiff baiter. Stir into this a cupful of stoned dates, turn into a greased bread pan and when light bake for an hour in a moderate oven. Tid«.Do«» New YorK. Oct. 26.— The Long Islam toast for a distance of six miles Between Far Rockaway and Rockaway beach, was more-'or less damaged by th« tide yesterday, which was th« highest IB some years. ;% .... ADDITIONAL ITEMS. Policeman Webster, who was quite sick, is able to sit up today. Born to Mr. and Mrs. Theodore Sharp, of Noble township, a son. Dr. J B. Shaltz has had the front of his office building painted black. J. D. Johnson, the hotel man, went to Chicago today on business. The county commissioners are in session today auditlOjg the orders of the township trustees. Mrs. Martha J. Green, wife of the Panhandle engineer, died at 12:15 this morning at the family residence. 520J Broadway, aged 57 years. Deceased has been ill lor some time. Sbe leaves a husband, one son and one daughter to rnoura her loss. The funeral will be beld tomorrow afternoon at 2 o'clock from the residence, Rev. Semans officiating, and Immediately thereafter the Order of Eastern Stars will hold their services. Interment will be made In Mt. Hope cemetery. The social given last evening oy lodges 52 ana 53, Brotherhood of Lo comotive Firemen in the Jordan hall proved a delightful social gathering. Mayor McKee delivered an address of welcome, and Vice Grand Master Hannehan, of Chicago, responded. At the close of the exercises a banquet was served. The social was preceeded by a secret session of the lodges. The Ladles's ciety was to have been organized yesterday afternoon, but the charter tailed to arrive on time and the organization of the society was postponed until this afternoon. Mr. John F. Ruger and Mrs. Alma Pierce, of Lafayette, were united In marriage yesterday at high noon at the residence of Rev. James G-. Tedford, friend, of the groom, that gentleman officiating. The newly wedded couple dined with Rev. Tedford and family, after which they repaired to the home of Mrs. Eva M. Bucher, of 114 Fourth street. Mrs. Bucher Is a relative of the groom and bad prepared an elegant supper for tfie expected guests, The groom is a very popular young business man, while the bride is a favorite iu the society circles in which she moves. They will reside in Lafayette, : THE NEW HORSEWOMAN. She Rides Astride and Does Not Feel Con. spicuouK. Miss E. E. Simis of Brooklyn is an ox- pert horsewoman and a society favorite. She has adopted the stylo of riding astride, which she declares to be the only proper way. "At first," says Miss riijuis, "I felt HOW MISS SIMIS BinESL dlfRdont about appearing down the road riding astride, but, once in the park, I lost all self consciousness. The majority of people passed apparently noticed nothing out of the ordinary. In not one instance was there the tendency to ridicule. A girl can look modest and inconspicuous riding this way and with the long waist etirt touching the saddle presents a much more graceful figure than many sidesad- dled riders. I must admit that during a mile or two of my first ride I did not feel at all at ease. I found it difficult to balance myself properly, and my right side showed a great tendency toward weakness, but once having solved the mystery of 'balance'on a fast trot no ride was ever more thoroughly enjoyed. I think the cycle path has pretty vrell paved the way for this; certainly no girl riding horseback astride need look, or perhaps could look, so manish. or unconventional as half the girls one meets daily on wheels. The skirt used on the horse completely hides even the rider's feet, and the waist should be long enough to touch the saddle and so cover any ungraceful opening of the divided skirt," Tether Ball. The new game of tether ball requires two tennis rackets and a ball fastened to a post about eight feet high by a string. \Vben evenly matched, the rounds last a good while, and the game becomes most exciting. The ball is far from easy to kit, as it comes with great force in a circular direction, but if you miss it once, several more chances are afforded you. The rope's length and the height of the post; 'should be arranged by rule. The rules of plsy are rather elastic, and may be fcrnmlatwd by the players. The game has this much in its favor—IM*D be pZayed in any ordinary yard, even a small ona> Cripple Creek, Colo., Oct. 1J.—Senator Teller at a political gathering givafc under the auspices of the Demoeratic- —,.1Z^; club, announced himself a Pop- mil*. :._ _ Oar "SHbes'Fif Like gloves : And they wear Like Iron. We treat car customers Fair and square Because we appreciate Their trade. Our prices are Low— "Wonderfully low— And quality is High- Very high— And we want Y"our trade. Elias Winter. Department of Pen Art Hall's Business College baa engaged Mr. Andrew Frederick to take charge ot the Penmanship olasses. His time will be devoted exclusively to this lice of work. Logansport needs a First Class School of Pen Art, and we take pleasure in announcing that we are now prepared to Rive the very best instruction that can he had. Mr. Frederick Is a GRADUATE of the Zanerian Fen Art School. Columbus, 0-, and was an instructor In that school until engaged by Hall's Business College. C. F. MOORE, Pres. Hall's Business College, Second and Third floor, Keystone Building, Logansport, Ind. •Why He WMD'I; Invited. Arthur F. Clark last spring purchased a seaside cottage at Bay Ridge, N. Y. Bay Ridge has a yacht club, and as it costs pretty heavily to rent a yacbt for a private sail somebody suggested to Clark that he would better join the clnb so that he would be invited to go out with those who owned their own yachts. This seemed to be a good idea, and Clark's name was soon enrolled as a member of the club. He was informed that he would be expected to purchase a yachting cap and wear it as the insignia of his membership. Mrs. Clark accompanied her =po;ise to a hat store to help him pick out his yachting headgear. He selected Sne with a blue baud, ou which an anchor was embroidered in gold lace. Mrs. 'Clark thought two anchors would look ranch prettier, and so Arthur, like a dutiful husband, yielded to her better judgment and bought a cap with a doable anchor. Day after day he wore that cap, but no one invited him to go sailing. Everybody else seemed to be invited out. but that cap apparently acted as a hoodoo, and its wearer was compelled to sniff the sea breezes from the land. Finally one afternoon a. regatta race was arranged, and it was desired that all available yachts should start. Claris was urged to bring out his yacht with the rest. "Why, bless your heart," he protested, "I have no yacht. " "What!" cried several cluh members in chorus. "Xu yacht? Then what are you doing with that cap?" "Why, isn't the cap all right?" stammered its wearer. ••Yes—but how about the double anchor?" "Mrs. Clark thought two looked prettier than one. Does it make any difference? What do the blamed anchors mean, anyhow?" "Two anchors," they said, "indicate that you own a yacht, and one that you are a member entitled to sail free on the club's yachts." Mr. Clark still thinks that there is wo discount on his wife's taste in matters of dress, but he now buys whatever he wears.—Chicago Times-Herald. How to"1V.»ke Delicious Clam Soap. Put a dozen large clams, chopped fine, in a stewpan, add a pint of wate_ and heat slowly to the boiling point, but do not boil. Scald \y* pints of milk, with s slice of onion. Melt a heaping tablespoonful of butter, add 2 tablespoonfuls of flour and stir until smooth; then add the clams and the milk, from which the onion has been removed. Simmer for two minutes and season with a half teaspconful each of salt and pepper. Beat the whites of 3 eggs to a stiff but not dry froth and pour the hot soup upon them and serve immediately. This soup is delicious and very appetizing. If the clams are quite salty, use half the given quantity o/ •alt Geveland's baking powder was first made in Peoria, 111., in 1869. More than twenty- eight years of steady success among intelligent housekeepers. Is it not worth your trial? Guarantee* Bnecn are uttortod to gtw ick TOUT moaff U jvm d» s*t tod drreljujd'n ik« tit taktaf fumtur TOO h»r« mr«Md. Ctonfead B*UnfItovO«rC*,ll.T. Tailor and Draper, DOtf'TMttSS thl« opportunity to order your Winter Overcoat. You will need. It before long;. We IiiTe such t choice selection of fabrics, from the beit woolen mills of the world, tbat we >re making up into stylish and handsome overcoats, at such a reasonable price tbat we would like to take your measure at once. Our reputation for high grade custom work speaks for Itself. Carl W. Keller. 311 Market St, SOT1CE OF ASSIGNEE'S SALE. Notice is hereby given, that I, the undersigned trustee, under a deed of assignment, all the goods, wares and merchandise of Edwin M. Walden, will offer for sale at public auction at the law office of Frank M. Klstler, on Fourth street, in the city of Logansport, Indiana, on the 6th day o' November, 1897, between the hours of l o'clock p. m. and 3 o'clock p. m. of said day; the whole and entire stock of goods, wares and merchandise ct Edwin M. Walden, assigned to me for the benefit of his creditors, consisting of a stock of boots, shoes, rubbers, rubber goods, felts, legglns and such goods as are generally kept in a first-class shoe store, and all the fixtures belonging to said store, wnlch Is located on the ground floor of the building known as No. 315 Fourth street, Lo- ^ansport, Indiana. The purchaser to pay one-third (J) cash, ona-third (J) in sixty (80) days and one-third (J) in one hundred and twenty (120) days, and for the deferred payments will give security to the approval of the trustee. ' • Dated this 25th day ol October, 1897. FRANK M. KISTUSR trustee. FERN CULTURE, How These Delicate Plants M»y B« M»d« to Flourish lu the Bou«e. It is better to begin with young plants, says Vick's Monthly 1 Be careful not to overpot them. Wash the inside of the pots clean and give especially good drainage. Use open, rich, fibrous soil, light rather than heavy, and instead of filling the pot with soil to tho brim leave plenty of room to hold •water. Ferns should never get quite dry at the root, yet it will not do to keep them soaking wet. Many of them, especially the maidenhair and gold and silver ferns, dislike being splashed overhead, and hot sunshine must'never fall directly upon these delicate kinds. Ferns are sure to be killed by little dribblings of water given every day. The same rule that applies to watering other plants is good with ferns. When the top of the soil looks day, till the pot with water to the brim, so that all the ball of soil may have a thorough soaking. It is not best to set ferns in a draft of either warm or cold air. There is no need to keep ferns in the honse all summer, though many people do it They thrive better outside on the piazza-or other sheltered spot, provided the owner will not forget to water them. An old fern that has filled the pot full of roots may be repotted at any time except in fall. .Repotting at this season would interfere with the partial rest which most ferns like to take at this season. With plentiful watering one can grow quite large specimen ferns in wonderfully small pots. Two points that the fern grower must never forget in potting and repotting are to have the drainage particularly free and to take all earthworms from the soil. How to Choose a Sponge. The first requisite of a good sponge is that it should be dark in color. The beautiful yellow sponges rommouly seen in druggists' windows are a deln- sion and a suare. The natural color is a light to medium brown, and the yellow sponges have been bleached by a vitriol bath which destroys their elasticity anti makes them wear much sooner. The feel of a sponge should be velvety, and it should compress into a very small bulk by squetziug, and it must be of a uniform color. The best and most expensive are Levant sponges. They come from the eastern Mediterranean, the Dalmatian sponge being next in quality and price. There are very many others, however, known to the trade as horse sponges, Limocca sponges, yellow, velvet, sheep's wool and glove sponges. The prettiest and at the same time the cheapest is the graFs sponge, which is made up of myriads of small filaments and looks like a ball of yellow wool. The majority of sponges used in this country come from Florida. Cuba also supplies a good many. The sponge, after being detached from the bottom, either by a dredge net or an instrument Bometbing lite a sickla, which ia made for the purpose, is allowed to lie in the •un until the flesh decomposes. The sponges are then trodden tinder- foot in running water until the fleah i« all washed away, learing the skeleton, •which is the sponge M we know it It the decomposition ia allowed to go too far. yellow ipott will appear upon the iponge and damage it They are then packed up and wnt to th« dealer and, after a further wuhing, pot on the market - '' Jf ot QuUfed to Jm4««. Maode— WhM'i the htctte* da/ to be bora on? Claude— Don't know, OiOyteto*aB*. —Detroit TIM Pre» Reasonable Prices. The most Reasonable Tailor m town is Craig. He will make up a Suit lor you that for Price, Style and Fit Cannot be beaten. His Stock of AND STYLISH FABRICS For Fall and Winter, Up-to- date and includes everything desirable. Call and inspect. W. D CRAIG, Tailor 416 Broadway, Next to Frazee's. TOE SHINING LIGHT —The New- Wheeler 5 Wilson SEWIM MACHINE is the most Up-to-date. 308 Third Street. J. Howell, Agent- THK City National Bank. LOGANSPORT, IND. CAPITAL $200.000 JOHN GRAY, President, I. N. CRAWFORD, Vice Pres. F. R. FOWLER, Cashier. -DIRECTORS— John Gray, I. N Crawford, J. T. Elliott, Dr. W. H. Beli. A. P. Jen»s, W. C. Pennock, ISOAO , Geo. W, Funk and John C. Loan money on personal »nd collate"" 1 security. Buy andeell Government bonds. will pay 2 per ctni per annum on certinoatei of deposit s, when deposited six montbe; S per cent per annum when left on& year. Boxes In Safety Deposit Vaults, for gale keeping nt valuable papers, rented at from ti to US per j-ear. ABBREVIATED TELEGRAMS. Four deaths from influenza were rt- ported at Berlin yesterday. Hiss Frances \Villard is planning to erect a magnificent home for workingmen in Evanston, Ills. Fowler W. Pope, one ot the oldest locomotive engineers in the United States, died at Santa Cruz. Cal. Being mistaken for a burglar Herman Sorn was shot dead at South Chicago by his friend, Martin Krips. The annual consumption of wheat In Austro-Hungary is 190,000,000 bushels, but this year's crop is less than 130,000,000 bushels. When Chief Kipley, of Chicago, returns from New York he •will find hi« office without a carpet. Some persona stole the carpet. A Dane county. Wis., farmer recently gathered fifty bushels of hickory nuts from-a few wild trees on his farm and sold them for $1 per bushel. In a fit of despondency caused by lack of work Charles Golbeck, of Pewaukee, "Wis., made an unsuccessful attempt to end his life by taking rat poison. The monthly statement of the director of the mint shows that the coinage executed during October, 1897, aggregated $6;426,500, of which $2,301,000 was silver. Comptroller Eckels has declared a dividend of 15 per cent, in favor of the creditors of the Keystone National bank of West Superior, Wis., making in all 40 per cent. Morris McKinney, of Minneapclln, one of the oldest logging operator* of the upper Mississippi river, and wealthy, di«d at Iron River. Minn., of appendicitis. He was 63 years of age. A citizen of Toronto. Out., says that the alleged new Edison process for separating iron from low-grade ores by electricity Is five years old and that he (the Toronto man) has it patented. The number of immigrants arrived in the United States during the first three months of the present fiscal year was 49,296, which is a decrease of nearly 11,600 as compared with the game period last year. General Ramon Blanco's first act after he was sworn ii^ as governor general of Cuba was to issae a proclamation promising a policy of generosity and reform, but announcing a- stern determination to crush the rebellion. General A. S. Weissart, ot Milwaukee, and General Paul Vandervoort, of Omaha, each an ei-commander-ln,-«fcieJ of the Grand Army of the Republic, and General R. X. Adams, of Minneapolis, have Just secured 22,000 acres of land In th« coast region of Texas on wbkfc to oaloniM retena» ot th* late war. There might bo torn* juatiflefctfOD to •aidde if b.T wield* pwpl* w»Uj ft* oat of their tco»U«. .