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DAILYPHARQS MONDAY, DEC. 6, 1897. QITY NB.WS. Lettuce—Rotbermel. See Hauk before Christmas. Country sausage—Rotbermel. Floe line children's sets.Crismond. Diamond rings, an elegant line at Taylor's. Born to Mr. and Mrs. Jotm T. Clary, a son. The touch of winter weather gi"es satisfaction. Mrs. Gal Neff of the Westside, Is ill of pneumonia. Jeweled hat pins, the latest patterns, at Taylor's. To Mr. and Mrs. A. J. Amao, of the Soutbside, a daughter. Come and see our fancy China: all new—Taylor, the jeweler. 25 per cent discount this week on chlldrens' jacket.—Trade Palace. Clamp skates for ladies and gents at Crismond'a, 312 Market street. Buy where you can buy the cheapest and best.—Waldens shoe store. Mr. Kuntz, of the Indiana Farmer, published at Indianapolis, is In the city. •7.50 and $10 ladles jackets only •5. Stock must be reduced. Trade Palace. Mrs. Dr. 0. N. Ballarcl returned yesterday afternoon to her home In Chicago. John Eckert and bride returned Saturday night from a tour through the south. Qulncy Keys has taken a position as bar tender at Frank Downey's sample room. Oar great kid glove sale of Foster's goods ^ill continue all week.— Golden Rule. Clocks, the largest line in the city tor Christmas, at Taylor's jewelry store. The new continued story, beginning in today's Pharos, is a romance of the western plains. 15c will buy a drink of Golden Wedding rye, eleven years old, 116 per cent proof, at McHale's. Miss Uriah Michael, of Harrison township, is convalescing from a severe attack of bronchitis. Sterling silver spoons never were as cheap and pretty as now. Come and see them at Taylor's. The hit of the season, those stone enamel hand painted plaques and vases on mettel at Hauk's. T. W. Nichois was taken suddenly 111 yesterday morning. He Is suffering from acute indigestion. Logansport Wall Paper Co. is now prepared to show the best line of holiday goods ever brought to the city. Natural gas bills for November are due and payable at the company's office on or before the 10th lost. Miss Mabel Pryor, daughter of D. E. Pryor, will probably go to New Mexico soon for the benefit of her health. Enyart & Chambers' delivery team ran away on Fifth street Saturday, but did but Uttle damage. The horses were not hurt. Mr. and Mrs. George Gonser are removing to Indianapolis, where Mr. G. holds a responsible position in the office of the secretaiy of. state Toucan select what furs you want and have them laid away till Christmas if you like at the fur opening Dec. 8 and 9th.—Golden Rule. Mrs. A. H.~Douglass was taken to Indianapolis yesterday afternoon to receive treatment at Dr. Eastman'; sanitarium. Her condition is re ported serious. Logan lodge of Odd Fellows has been enjoying quite a boom in the past few months, some twenty or thirty new members having been ad mltted within that time. J. Jf. Shaoklln and Miss Emma Dunkin, of Young America, were married at .Kokomo a few days ago The couple were serenaded upon their return home, and treated the visitors to refreshments. Mrs. C. L. Shepherd and daughter, Miss Anna Shephard, of the Southside, have returned from Ohio, where were laid to rest the remains of a snn and brother, Wilfred H. Shepherd, who died in Chicago. SHOCKING ACCIDENT To John Eckert, Son of Mrs. Louisa Eckert Official facsimile of Medal Awarded DR. PRICE'S POWDER WORLD'S fAiR.CHICAGO, 1893 While Attempting to Board a Panhandle Train at Bush—Railroad Sews. John Eckert, the 16-year-old son of Mrs. Louisa Eckert, of No. 411 Bates street, had one of his hands mashed as Rush, yesterday afternoon while attempting to board a Panhandle train. The extent of the injury could not be learned. The boy was employed as a water boy on the Panhandle construction train at that point' His father, now deceased, was at one time a policeman on the local force. Mrs. Eckert left for Bush on the 3 o'clock train this morn- Ing. FIREMEN 1IUST THROW SWITCHES. For years it has been the business of the Pennsylvania baggagu men to tbrow switches for passenger tratns. Superintendent Darlington has decided that It is a risk to take the baggageman out of his car, and thus leave the baggage unprotected, and the fireman must now open the switches and the brake&san close them. RAILROAD NEWS, A change of time on the Vandalia went into effect today. See in an other column. The holiday excursion rates will go Into effect December 24th and extend to January 4th. Bert Copeland, of the Panhandle freight house, is off duty on account of a felon on his finger. The Jersey Central now retires all locomotive engineers when they reach their fiftieth birthday and give them other jobs. Brakeman Wright, of the Wabash, had his right hand slightly injured in the jards here Saturday night while making a coupling. The Inter-state commerce commission will probably grant an extension of time to all railroads in which to equip their freight cars with automatic couplers. The recent lengthening of the running time between Chicago and Indianapolis was the result uf an agreement between the Panhandle, Big Four and Monon roads, J. J. Cornell has been succeeded as agent of the Vandalia at Lucerne by Mr, Butcher of southern Indiana Cornell takes the position of telegraph operator at Plymouth. The success of the merchants' excursions to New York the past season has led other cities to ask the same privileges, Philadelphia and Baltimore: especially being of that number in the east, and Chicago and St. Louis In the west. J. J. Turner, general manager of the Vandalia line, states that the traffic of the Vandalia lines was carried in October at a saving of 16,000 on the same volume, through the uee of the heavier freight locomotives, as compared with those In use In October, 1896. A few days ago the Pennsylvania company"placed on trains 3 and 30, running between Louisville and Chicago, a combined ladies' car and smoking car, and so popular is It proving that E. A. Ford, general passenger agent of the lines, says more will be built to use on other divisions. The Panhandle company recently had to settle a demand for personal injuries because a passenger was thrown against a car seat by the sudden jerking of a train. An order has been issued to conductors to report any jerking of the train in making stops or starts. After a while passenger conductors will be required to employ stenographers at their own expense. The work of cutting down the grade at Hush on the Chicago division of the Panhandle, will be completed within the next three or four days, if the weather remains favorable. Then the track can be ballasted and put in shaps for fast running. E or many weeks all passenger trains have been delayed half an hoar or more by reason of the bad condition of'the track. Some fifteen miles of road have beers under course of improvement. While on steam roads the tracks are not injured by locomotives running at high speeds, street railway men complain that their tracks are torn to pieces by the electric cars. The reason for this is that the plunging and rearing of cars mounted on four-wheeled trucks pound the track and loosen the joints. Cars on short- base single trucks often plunge sufficiently to throw practically all the weight on to the front and rear wheels alternatively, and tbe damag- ng effect of this can easily be realized. SENT TO PR180S. Tke Weather. Partly cloudy tonight and Tuesday, preceded by showers or snow flurries; armor tonight; colder Tuesday. "Dr. Veno," who Operated In tomans- port, ConTicted at Batte. D. N. Dickinson, who visited Logansport about two years ago under the alias of "Dr. Veno," will have an opportunity of performing his remarkable cures upon the convicts in the Montana penitentiary for the next two years. When he was in our midst he claimed to be a representative of the Veno 1 Drug Co. of Pittsburg, PA. Every ill of the human body was not too severe to respond to the healing lotions of tbe "doctor." Magic cures 3acced about his fioger tios, he couched the deaf and they heard, he ordered the paralytic to wait, he broke the crutches of the lame and they were made well. Dr. Veno was the sensation of the season in Logaosporc. The afflicted crowded around him at the opera house and sought the touch of his hand. He was the doctor of all, the healer of all diseases. But Dr. Veno's success was not lasting A few days after his remarkable cures his patients became worse than ever. The deaf were deafer, the lame were worse, the rheumatic were more rheumatic than before they visited the doctor. After securing all the loose cash in the hands of the gullible he departed for greener fields. A few weeks, ago he located in Butte, Mont. There he defrauded a lady of $87 and. was arrested. He has just been convicted of the charge of grand larceny and received a sectence of two years in.prison. THE GAS PRESSURE. Investigation Shows a Considerable Decrease in Indiana. A summary of the operations in the Indiana gas-belt since the discovery of gas at Eaton in September, 1886, shows that the original area of the gas-producing territory was 5,000 square miles. Something over 5,000 wells have been drilled, and of that number 2,200 are now being drawn upon. The dally flow now amounts to 4,000,000,000 cubic feet. Tbe original pressure was 325 pounds at the well; while now the average pressure is from 170 to 200 pounds. Tbe decline since tbe waste at Alexandria has been about thirty pounds on the average all over the field and about sixty pounds in the vicinity of Alexandria. The statistics show . that when the pressure at the well drops to 140 pounds only the best machinery will keep down the salt water. Reporter's Mistakes. Yes" said a well-known attorney yesterday, "reporters make mistakes quite often in getting their matter in the paper; but then a fair view of the situation, makes me believe that thBy are not so much to blame.. They nave a vast number of different articles to handle in a week's time, and they must all be gotten up In a very brief period. In a great many intri-' cate lawsuits about which attorneys widely differ, they are called upon to gather the facts aa nearly as they can and submit them to the public. It is a harder undertaking I venture than most people have an idea and altogether I think that there Is really little complaint to be justly placed against the reporters." The Chimes Qnartet. Miami County Record: The Chimes quartet of Logansport, under the able management of Mr. Louis D. Elch- horn, rendered a musical programme at the Presbyterian church last Frl ' day night that met the most hearty approval of the large audience that had assembled to listen to it. Each number was loudly applauded and every member is deserving of especial mention. They were repeatedly encored and an expression of. sincere approval could be heard on every hand. The committee of teachers who succeeded in getting this attraction are to be complimented. fiotice. Lincoln Circle, Ladles of the G. A. R., will hold their election of officers on Tuesday, Dec. 7th: also delegates of the department convention are to be elected. All members are requested to be present at 2 o'clock. By order of the president, MRS. EARL STEWART. MBS. JESSIE BEATTY, Sec'y. Christmas Far Opening. We have made arrangements with a large eastern fur manufacturer to display his fine furs here at our store Dec. 8 and 9 this will give yon a chance to secure some fine furs for Christmas, as he will deliver the same.—The Golden Rule. Book OB Diseases of Hones. Book on diseases of horses, cattle. sheep, dogs, bogs and poultry mailed free by addressing Humphreys' Veterinary Specifics, cornet William & John streets, New York. Engraved Ylslttng Cards, Per hundred,with plate, fl.50;dapli- cate orders »1—Lonjwcll & Cam- mint*. 8 A KID QLOVE DEAK We have bought 500 dozen of the well-known Foster Kid Gloves at a great Sacrifice. These goods are called seconds, but in reality are as good as any Foster Glove. In this lot we have such well- known brands as William, Fosterina, Fowler, Dresden, Lyons and Paris. These goods retail in a regular way at $i,$i.50,$2.oo and $2.50, and contains any color, including some opera shades Your choice of the lot for all this week, only 58c per pair. THE GOLDEN RULE. iovfoo^eqiwoaxofooi^cc'jsfoo^^^ HOLIDAY Shoes and Slippers The hand} somest, and best assortment of ^CHRISTMAS Shoes and Slippers ever shown in the ci;y. Patent ^Leather Kid, Ooz Kik, pink, green,red, lavender. In fcfact anything in nice evening slippers. See our Men's Bootee combination, Boot and Shoes just the thing for winter. Stevenson SjElinsick. 403 Broadway. ite AS Snow Is your linen when it comes home from Marshall's Laundry. No. 608 Broadway. Both 'Phones 110. Wagon will call for your work. . Give us a trial. If You Want 1o ~be in the Swim You had better le HOOLEY —Make Tour— Fall Suit Or | Overcoat t I He will Fit You When all others fail. IFYODWANTTOBDY Good Shoes AT Lowest Prices ...See.. Walter Maibeo. Special Attention Given to Fit and Single Pair Orders. See as for Holiday Shoes and Slippers. Every Pair Guaranteed THR BAILOR. Can Suit You in Style and Prices. FALL AND Winter Woolens. 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