Logansport Pharos-Tribune from Logansport, Indiana on November 4, 1897 · Page 21
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'TWAS FIXED Blankets, Comforts, Cloaks, Qfoves, Hosiery and Underwear for large and small. P. S. We have just received a full line of Cen- temerie Gloves in the new clasp. What Care They For Gold Silver or SO LONG AS ANYTHING CAN BE RAISED ON THE CITY'S "PROMISE TO PAY." DO YOU EAT MEAT? Of course you do and you can buy the choicest cuts of Wm. Rowe. Cor. Broadway and Fifth Sts. Phone 247. E. H. GRACE, D. D. S. DENTAL PARLORS, 316 Market Street. New Alumlnite Rubber Plates. HANLEY & SHANAHAN. Buyi and Soils Second Hand Goods. 209 6th street A Little Matter of $950 Ought Not Cut Any Figure With Tax Payers, True In'ardness of Deacon Haigh's Opposition to Your Uncle Steve's Scheme. vu a call. A Damaging Admission Concerning the Pur chase of theFirstEn- gines of the Electric Light Plant. The Republican majority of the'bring the machine "to Now Is Your Chance. You can buy yr.u a home or psy off ymr HiortcrtKro by seudire M. M. Gordon a buyer tor Hem Estate. Who will divide ihe com- with } ou, M. M. Gordon, ' Old Phono, office 306, residence 189. Dr- Ex- S- Hunt, —DENTIST— All the latest liscoverles in medicine and appliances to relievo pain in extraction or flll- *ig °f teeth. Modern methods, modern prices. All work jriiarnnteod Office over John Gray's on Fourth iitroet. « U Telephone No. SSS. common council was in perfect harmony last night. This was in striding contrast to the situation two weeks ago, when Deacon Haigh dared to oppose the will of Czar Bowyer and caused so much astonlshmeno. It was plainly apparent when Mr. Bowyer showed up with his original recommendation concerning the purchase of electric light machinery that some sort of a compromise nad been effected between him and Mr. Haigh, chairman of the committee on lire department. The Pharos will now ring up the curtain and expose the set it up and put up a guarantee of 15,000 that it would give satisfaction. This proposition brought Dr. Hattery and Mr, Woll in turn to their feet. Both urged that the council could not afford to ignore a proposition that would save the city so much money. Their appeals were in vain. "The horse's eyes were sot." Dr. Hattery moved that the matter be laid over for two weeks in order that Mr. Kirltpatrick's proposition might be in"estigated, that they were willing to accept the report of the committee on such investigation, He was seconded by Mr. Woll, but the proposition was defeated. They, in turn, stood alone against the n the event of a compliance with tbe petition DO ordinance of the city would be violated. A plat of Morrison's addition was referred to tho street committee. A final estimate of the improvement of Broadway from Third to Seventh street was referred to the street committee. The appointment of William K. Costello as minuteman in tbe fire department to succeed Edward Manes, resigned, was confirmed. A petition for an electric light at Broadway and Sixth street was referred to tbe electric light committee. CHICAGO JURKKTS Received Uaily by W. W. Milner, at 6. A. R. Building. Chicago, Nov. 4. 1897. Wheat — Dec., opened. 95i@95Jc; high, 95Jc; low, 92o; closed, 94c, Wheat — For May, open, 9lf@92*c; high, 92^@92Jc; low, 92fc; closed, Tailor and Draper, DON'T MISS this opportunity to order your Winter Orercoat. You will need 11 before long. We have snob a choice selection of fabrics, from the beat woolen mills of the world, tout w» are making up Into styll§h tad head- some overcoats, at such a reasonable price that we would like to take jour measure at once. Our reputation for high grade custom work speaks for itssi.f. Garl W. Keller. 311 Market St. Corn— For Dec., opened, 2 ;6|-c.; high, 26fc; low, 26c: closed at 6Jc. Oats— Dec. opened, 19I@19ic: high 9|c; low, ]9fc; closed, 19i(oH9|c. Pork — For Dec. opened, »7.55; .igh, 17.67; low, $7.52@7.57; closed t|7.67. . Lard — For Dec., opened, 14.20; igh, $4.25; low, $4.17; closed at 4.25. Ribs— For Dec., opened, 14.45; Igh, 14.45; low, $4.45; closed at 4,45. Hogs today, 27,000; left over, 7, 00; estimated for tomorrow, 27,000; [arket opened steady, closed shade Tonger. Mixed, $3.45@$3.72; heavy, 13.25 ^3.70; rough, I3.25@I3.35; light, i3.45@3.72. Receipts of cattle, 11,000; sheep, 16,000. Dec. wheat—Curb, 94Jc; puts, 90| @90|c; calls, 92Jc, Our Shoes Fit Like gloves And they wear Like Iron. We treat our customers Fair and square Because we appreciate Their trade. Our prices are Low— Wonderfully low— And quality is High- Very high—And we want Your trade. Elias Winter. A. NEW ORDER, The farce whjch is not without comedy, Proposition to purchase the Westing - W, J. Bamett, Successor to C.L.WOU, Undertaker, Embalmer and Funeral Director. m MHrket street Calm attended day or nUrnt. The finest outfli in the U. S. Col. <J. L. » oil, will remain with mo. onico 1C. Keeidence-Matual, 65: C. U. 1B9. Phones When You Need an ABSTRACT or a LOAN -GO TO- F H. Wipperman, IOS Fourth Street Opp. Court House Entrance, New Undertakers. 303 Market street, HoppeBullding. Daniel Killian & Co. Oils promptly attended to, day or night. Mr. TCUlUn was for many years foreman for CharKe L, Woll. Telephone 361. There was a Republican conference to discuss the needs of the electric light department. Haigh made known his desire to purchase a combination hose and cbetnlcal wagon, preferring an outfit manufactured at Baltimore, Md. Kenney, the other Republican member of the fire committee, (Dykeman was of course not in it) who had went to Baltimore and eat oysters at tne expense of the manufacturer of their pet contrivance, was with Haigh In the demand. Boyer Is Interested with Mr. Jfacturer. The machine [stand such a strain, and DK. C. D. EVBKSOLJS'S DEDTAL PALLORS Over Porter's New Drug Store, Corner of Fourth and Market Streets. McConnell & McConnell $50,000 6 per cent Money to Loan. Call now Office Opposite Court House. DAILY FHABQS THURSDAY, NOV. i, 1897. OITY NHWS Egg plant, 5c each at Foley's. David Estabroot and family have moved from Tenth to Race street. Artificial and natural gas bills are now due and payable at the company's office. Do not fail to attend anniversary •ale of cloaks tomorrow; it will be Tory interesting to you,Trade Palace. The Knights and Ladies of Honor will give a supper tomorrow (Friday) evening, at McCaffrey's hall. Supper, 15o. The public is invited. The Ladies' Missionary society will meet at their church, corner of Klnth and Spear streets this evening at 7.30. All members and friends of tbe society are invited to be present. Hi-Policeman William Schreyer, who was "turned down" by the police board for no other ou"ense,as he claims, than that of refusing to go on duty In the rain when sick, has started • drayage and baggage line, u>d lOTitea the patronage of the public. H* will be found dally at •ha corner ol Fifth and Broadway. Obenchatn In the manufacture of a chemical fire extinguisher in Logansport, and of course favored patronizing home industry. There was a clash, and to insure the perfection of their plan?, Haigh and Kenney put their heads together and declared that if their plan was opposed they would put u a fight against Boyer and his plans They obtained the support of Rlngle ben, who has no great love for Boyer and made their first stand at th council meeting two weeks ago. Yes terday there was a ciucus of the tw factions and an agreement wasfinall; reached whereby the demands o both were satisfied. Mr. Dykeman, the Democrat! member of the fire committee, had a minority report favoring the pur chase of the Logansport combination hose and chemical wagon, but he and Mr. Graff, the Democratic member from the Third ward, were absent from the meeting. Mr. Boyer's first proposition to purchase a 370 horse power engine met with no opposition, but Dr. Hattery succeeded in obtaining an admission from the representative of the company, upon the floor of the council, that the Erie engines originally purchased and now in use are of an inferior grade and that there is little demand for them- When the recommendation of the committee for the purchase of the house dynamo. It might be well to state that Mr. Klrkpatrlck was In the employ of the Westlnghou.se people for ten years, and sold the city the machines now In use here. He also made some intimations concerning- that deal that must have made Boyer feel rather uncomfortable. It was also learned that the engine purchased last night is of the high speed class long since discarded by practical electricians, and that the attempt will be made to operate 1C at the rate of 630 to 775 revolutions above the Intent o' the manu- will not "•» only Sexteanial League, a Fraternal Insurance Order. State Deputy Edward Flalscher recently organized a lodge of Sexten- nlal League in this city, with the following officers: Pres.—Lewis Berwanger. Vice Pres,—Dr. James Gilbert. Sec.-Treas.—D. E, Dalzell. Guide—Cbss. Dear. Medical Examiner—Dr. J. H. Barnfield The Sextennial League is an Insurance order organized under the law of Pennsylvania with bead- quarters at. Philadelphia. The company guarantees an assessment each month and has about 55.000 members. It works under a charter granted by the state of Pennsylvania, which guarantees its stability and is looked upon as one of the best fraternal insurance orders in the United States. The charter will be open until December 1st. The league does not go into the yellow fever district. Department of Pen Art Hall's Business College has engajred Mr. Andrew Frederick to takn charge of the Penmanship classes. His time will be devoted exclueively to thia line of work. Lofraneport needs a First Class School of Pen Art, and we take pleasure in announcing that we are DOW prepared to Kive the very heft in- struotion that can be had. Mr. Frederick Is a GRADUATE of the Zanerian Pen 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 Builainp. Lofansport, Ind. Reasonable Prices. The most Reasonable Tailor in town is Cr*iig. He •will- make up a Suit lor you that for Price, Style and Fit nan- no t be beaten. His Stock of NEW AND STYLISH FABRICS For Fall and Winter, Up-to- date and includes everything desirable. Call and inspect. W. D CRAIfi, Tailor 416 Broadway, Next to Frazee'g. THE SHINING LIGHT —The New— Wtieeler I Wilson SEWING MACHINE is the most Up-to-date. 308 Third Street. J. Howell, Agent- K011CS OF ASSIGNEE'S SALE. B. P. 0. Elks. Regular meeting tonight Logaosport lodge No. 66, B. P Elks, Initiation. H. J McSHEKHT, E, E. 0. A, MEANS, Secretary. of O. Wanted, a good stout boy to drive delivery wagon and make himself generally useful, alsoyounp man who understands cabinet making. Good steady iob. Apply at new store Pythian block, Monday morniog. GOLD DOES NOT COME.. Westinghouse dynamo was presented Dr. Hattery called lor explanations from representatives of companies engaged in the manufacture of such machinery. Mr. Ed, F. Kirkpatrick, representing the Fort Wayne Electrical company responded. After making the declaration that the Fort Wayne machine Is the equal and In many respects superior to the Westinghouse dynamo, he proposed to save the city the handsome sum ol 1650 on the deal; that he would be a question of a few years when It will have to be replaced by a low speed engine. THE WAGON BUSINESS. Dr. Hattery and Mr. Woll both favored the purchase of the Logansport combination hose and chemical wagon, which was offered at the same price as was made on the Baltimore wagon. They urged the importance of patronizing home industry. Mr. Woll urged the council to postpone action until Mr. Dykeman, tbe Democratic member of the fire committee, could be heard; that Mr. Dykeman had a minority report and common courtesy demanded that he be given an opportunity to be heard on the question. It was no use, however. Tte slate was made. The horse's eyes were again "sot." COUNCIL PROCEEDINGS. Remitting orders were ordered to be issued to S. A. Vaughn for $3.33, John McG-Ulln for $1, Anna Gillispie for $1.68 and George A. Flanagan for 15.50, all to cover errors in tax assessments. The cemetery committee was instructed to report the expense of sufficient ground on the north side of Pleasant Hil] street, upon which to erect a lodge for the use of the sexton of Mt. Hope cemetery, also the cost of building a receiving vault on the site of the present lodge. There was a concurrence in the transfer of the wagon vard at the rear of the rink from E. A. Leffel to H, Pnterbaugh. A petition to vacate certain alleys n Chamberlain's and LaRose's iecond addition was referred to the street Committee. A petition from William C. South, for the RULROAD BREVITIES. Short Items of Interest Gathered From Many Sources. The Wabash carries an insuranci of 16,000,000 on its property of it; entire system. The Indications are that ticke' collectors will be retained indefinitely on the Wabash, as they are receiving new winter uniforms and caps mardec "Ticket Collector." Terre Haute Tribune: The Miehi gan division of the Vacdalia Is doing the best business It has enjoyed in six years. Hardly enough men can be secured to man the trains. It is rumored, and upon apparently good grounds, that on tbe 14th inst. the passenger conductors on the 'Wabash road will commence running between Toledo and St. Louis without change, a distance of 436 miles. The Weather. Rain by Friday morning; cooler Fridav. privilege of conducting a slaughter and packing house on the Wabaah water power tract on the Southside; ,lso to erect *nd maintain stock pens; .Iso to establish and maintain an es- abllshment In which to manufacture fertilizer; also to establish a sewer rom sqch proponed establishment nto the Wabash river was presented and referred to the bo*rd of public improvements and sewer committee. The petition •1,000 bond was accompanied by a guaranteeing that If you cannot get Cleveland's baking powder at: your grocer's, will you kindly drop us a postal giving us his name. We will send you % cook book for your trouble. Out interests are mutual; you want the best baking powder, and we want you to have it. ItUrcUnd BaUat Ttrviti CX, ti Filtu Sow, Hw YM*. Guarantee* Qtoe«ii «r« atctfetriccd to Wek vonr money U roa do •ad Cl«T*luid'» the bwt yon b«v* *»«r «»•&. I Stays In England N'otwitbutandinK the | Balance of Trade Ig In Our Favor. Mr. Smith, the governor of the Bank of England, informed the New York World some time ago that he didn't expect any large flow of gold to the United States. Then $3,000,000 or $4,000,000 came over, and The World announced editorially that Mr. Smith didn't know •what be was talking about. Nevertheless for three months past the balance of trade has been immensely in our favor, and now the season of cotton exports is nearly at, its highest point. Still the gold does not come in anything like the quantity warranted by the balance in our favor. What has happened? Well, it is a little cnriotis that Mr. Smith, who didn't know what he was talking about, should have had a hand in the matter. -The rate of discount remaining at 3 percent, i tbe Bank of England has ia a single i week contracted its loans by over $20,000,000. This, of course, means a stringent money market—so stringent, indeed, that it is cheaper for those who owe baiiiuc^s in New York to settle them with American securities than to send gold. It seems that Mr. Smith, -who didn't know what he was talking about, had a pretty good idea what his bank would do when this country began to "touch" it for gold. Notice is hereby given, that I, the undersigned trustee, under a deed of assignment, ail tbe goods, wares and merchandise of Edwin M. Wttlden, will offer for sale at public auction at the law office of Frank M. Kistler, on Fourth street, in the city of Logansport, Indiana, on the 6th day of November, 1897, between the hours of 1 o'clock p. m. and 3 o'clock p. m. of eald day; tbe whole and entire stock of goods, wares and merchandise of Edwin M. Walden, assigned to me for the benefit of his creditors, consisting of a stock of boots, shoes, rubbers, rubber goods, felts, legging and such goods as are generally kept in a first-class shoe store, and all the fixtures belonging; to said atore, wblch Is located on the ground floor of the building known as No. 315 Fourth street, Logansport, Indiana, The purchaser to pay one-third (}) cash, on«-thfrd (J) in sixty (80) days and one-third (}) in one hundred and twenty (120) day8, and for the deferred payments will give security lo tbe approval of the trustee. Dated this 25th day of October,. 1897. FitAKK M. KISTLBB trustee. CURRENCY REFORM. Haln Point* of Secretary Gage'* Finn of Reorganization. It appears to be generally understood Shat when congress assembles in the early part of December the administration -will have a formulated financial scheme ready to submit to the representatives. Secretary Gage has already a scheme of reform prepared, and he has obtained for it, so we are told, the approval of many congressmen and senators, financiers and editors of influential newspapers. What tbe precise details of the secre- ary's schema are the public has not >een informed, but there is reason to >elieve that the two main points of tbe scheme are (1) the conversion of the in erest bearing debt of the United States nto ons kind of indebtedness at a very much lower rate of interest than is paid at present, and (2) the issue of gold bonds with which to bny in and cancel the greenbacks and Sherman notes—the national banks of coarse to be allowed Mrier term* for the issue of note* than they lire allowed now.—New Qrleaot 'Craw-Democrat The Buffalo Bur. The native home of the buffalo bur, sometimes taken for the Russian thistle, is on the plains of the west and for several years bus been working its way eastward. It is abundant from Wyoming southeast to Texas, also occurring iii Mexico, New Mexico and Arizona. It has been reported from Wisconsin, Mis- eonri, Illinois, Indiana, Ohio, New- York, Tennessee, Massachusetts and Maine. It has also been reported in Germany, where it has occasioned sonie alarm. It is the host plant of the Colorado beetle. Before the introduction of the potato in the west this weed was the food plant of the potato bug. In the southwest, this is one of the most noxious of all weeds. In this connection a writer in The Prairie Farmer says: "Inasmuch as this weed is an annual it can easily be exterminated by cutting off the young plants below the ground, and this should be done before the pods are formed If the plants are older, they should be cut off and burned," Mere Mention. ' The Denver Field and Farm Bays: "One of the hardy grasses of our west- em country is Bed Top, Agrostis exara- ta, which is more robust than the common Bed Top of the eastern and middle states. It is a perennial with creeping root stocks which interlace so as to make •.•very firm sod. Electrical plowing has been reduced to practical operation on German beer sugar farms. According to one estimate, the approximate number at acre* planted to beets in fchi£ conntry during tb* part seasan wa* 30,000, requiring 450,000 pounds of seed. Meet of the experiment stations in the middle and western *tata« ing numerous sample* of tar analysis. The Successful Fanner claim*. many eastern people or* boytasf in South Dakota. 'f -- :••*'•

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