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Well Start now Selling The Holiday Merchandise. Well Felp You Along in the Way of Christmas Gifts. Given away free with every 20.00 cash purchase, a very fine and handsome Hat and Coat Rack.—With evry Knee Pants Suit for boy's, ages 3 years to 16 years a handsome Iron Bank—If you buy a 20.00 suit as ' the best suit we carry—a bank goes. Even though you are asked to pay a great deal more elsewhere. We're manufacturers, and with no middleman's profit to pay, it's no •vender that our prif.es are lowest, and we've proven it every day. No merchandise unless it's reliable will find a horns in our house, While other merchants are kicking about dull business, hard times etc. Our sales during Nov. were 40 per cent more than last jear. You can't blame people tor buying here, when they caa get •nr reliable qualities at such reasonable prices. Ife treat our customers liberally, no such thing as dissatisfaction here ODE CLUBS, $10.00 Suits and Overcoats. This price gives you a fair idea of our entire stock, we've got them tower and higher, but this price is •ae we brag on—It's a Suit and •yercoat, most houses will ask yon 12.50 to 115.00, for our Xmas price tlt.OO. They are wonders, come and see 'em. $2 to $5 Are the prices of our boy's Suits ages 3 to 16 yeajs Short Knee Pants. We carry the celebrated double seat and Knee Pants Suits, guaran teed not to rip—Get another suit or your money back, If any suit rips— ' bank free with every suit. "We will save you from 50c to to gl on every Hat you buy—On Vaderwear the same Saving's awaits you. If you desire reliable Clothing Hats and Gents Furnishings. ••me at once with the crowd that go to the THE HUB, Harry prank's Old £tand. TRY Young, THE MERCHANT TAILOR ...... THIS FALL ...... Kor A Suit or Overcoat He Makes Stylish Garments. All Work Guaranteed 304 Market Street, Over Coulson's Drug Store. INSURANCE Of all Kinds Written by GEO.GONSER. Insurance and Loans. AH kinds of Inaur- Mtoe and Bonds written In first class oom- HiUes. Money to loan 8 per cent. S. M, Closson,319 Pearl St. W. J. Barnett, s Undertaker, Embalraer and Funeral Director. 417 Market street/ Calie attended day or ntent. The finest outfli In the U. S. Col. U. L. Woll. will remain with me. Office 18. Hesldence-Mutual, g5:o. u. 109. flANLEY & SHANAHAN. Bay and Sell Second Handj Goods. •ive ui a can. »9 6th street HENRY WEBER, The Merchant. Tailor, does first class work. Stylish and well fitting clothes made. Cleaning and repair- Ing neatly done. See him. 324 PEARL STREET. DR. F. M. BOZER'S DENTAL PARLORS. Over City National Bank Comer of Fourtt and Broadwav •0Mtr*l Telephone No Offlco 383, residence 543 D. E. DELZELL, Dentist, 416 MARKET STREET ffptUln over Bruggem»n'» Millinery Store. Kroeger & Strain. UNDRRTAKRR8 0*11* promptly attended to D»r or Nl*ht. UI BKMdwar. T1L1PHON1 - O«o«. «. Kroecer, U SETH M.YELSEY Loans Money at 6 per cent. Makes Abstracts and Writes Fire. Tornado and Plato Glass Insurance. When You Need an ABSTRACT or a LOAN -GO TO- F H. Wipperman, J08 Fourth Street Opp. Court House Entrance. GEORGE W. KODEFEK. •^•^ Real Estate, Loans. F ^ IO '5& 7CIt7 Bought, Sold or Exchanged. Money to Loan on mortgage or personal security. Call on me or write to me at No. 31 Eel River a •nd of Market street bridge. Private Money to Loan No Dela/y- C- 0- HEFFLEY, Insurance and Loans. *OS Fourth Street. OITY NB.WS. Visit Walden's bankrupt shoe sale. Clamp skates for ladies and gents at Crlsmond'*, 312 Market street. Mrs. Mary DeGroot, of Sixth street, entertained the Thimble club this afternoon. Joe Gulp has sold his barber shop to John Turner and is engaged in organizing a Klondike syndicate. The Michigan avenue club is the name of an organization of ladies who will study current events this winter. The officers are: President, Mary J. Washburn; vise president, Mrs, Lottie Burns; secretary, Mrs. Anna Wright; treasurer, Mrs. Ida Michael. Secret Organizations, Oolong aod Other Organizations are Many. The numerous orders and secret organizations in this city which doubtless exceed that of any other city In the state in number, with reference to population, are gradually increasing in membership and as a result nearly every hall In the city is occnplad bv the numerous clubs, local unions, beneficiary societies, etc In Tact the main halls, which have been secured as headquarters for meeting places are in use every night in the week. It is almost an impossibility to realize the strength of the fraternal bonds in the city, unless one devotes a great deal of time at night, when there Is an almost continual stream of people hustling in various directions, soon to be lost to view by going up some stairway. Oftentimes the words, "This is meeting night," are to oe heard addressed to some brother or comrade. A peculiar but interesting fact is that ladies play an important part and a large portion of the lodges have auxiliaries which are invariably made up of ladies who display an equal share of interest and earnestness, and it may be said, are willing to devote more time to lodge work than the Irmer sex. "The number of clubs and societies, consisting chiefly of the fair sex, is much larger than is thought for by the average person," stated a popular lady yesterday, who is a member of several prominent and well known clubs and societies. If yon could but realize the fact that on an average of one-fourth of the large number of ladles in the city are members of some lodge, order or society and some of them from three to five, you could draw some conclusion as to the extent cf socle- tary relations in Logansport. Peace Sunday. Sunday, December the 18bh has been designated by the Peace association as JPeace •Sunday and William Hubbard, president of the Peace association of Friends of America.rhas issued this announcement to clergymen throughout the country: "It has been decided by the World's Peace Congress and the great national peace societies on. both sides of the Atlantic that the third Sunday In December should be 'Peace Sunday, 1 and that ministers of the gospel should be invited to preach on peace and arbitration that day. It is now suggested that for the coming sermons their bent should be strongly in favor of arbitration treaties and should be followed by resolutions asking President McKinley and Secretary Sherman to renew negotiations with England In favor of aa equitable treaty." Annnal Gas Bates. Artificial and natural gas bills are now due and payable at the company's office. Natural gas consumers desiring to avail themselves of the annual rate, commencing December 1st, can do so by calling at the office and arranging for same. All bills must be paid on or before the 10th of each month. LOGANSPORT & WABASH VALI ET GAS COMPANY. Notice to Property Owners 01 Broadway. The assessment for the improvement of Broadway street aas been accepted and approved by the council and the same is now due and payable. Anyone desiring to pay for said improvement on the ten year plan, as provided for in the Barrett law, must Sle waiver in my office not later than Dec. 15, 1897. J. B. WINTERS, City Clerk. ADDITIONAL 1TEKS. Notice. The Ladles Auxiliary to the B. of L. E. will hold their next regular meeting tomorrow at 2:30 p. m. in the T. of B. H. hall on Pearl street. A good attendance is desired. By order of MBS, JOHN TRUKAH, President. Smoke the^Columbia cigar,. Hot and cold soda at Porter's. Moving sale on cloaks.—Bee Hive. Born to Henry Holley and wife, of the Nortbside, a son. Attorney J. H. Neff, of Bunker Hill, was in the city tor 1 ay on legal business. Try MeHals'3 for a pure drink of McBrayer, seven years old, 106 per cent proof. Mrs. Terence Smith of South Bend, is the guest of Mrs. C. E. Johnston, of 710 High street. E L. Walters is in the city In advance of Murry & Mack, who appear here next Monday night. Our new continued story will help you pass the long winter evenings pleasantly. Start in now and read it, Natural gas bills for November are due and payable at tbe company's office on or before the 10th inst. "Your store" will be the Christmas store. We will display the finest line ot Christmas goods ID the city.— Bee Hive. Wabash Sunday Morning Times— Elzle Hobson of Logansport, was a guest of friends and relatives in this city yesterday. A great many of the oil drillers and contractors at Peru have gone to their homes to spend the winter. They will be back in the spring. Miss Emma Harden, formerly of this city, is here visiting friends, and is a guest at the Bornett, accompanied by her father, T. N. Harden. Frank Nace has given bond for his appearance in the Circuit court to answer a charge of an illegal sale of liquor. He has a saloon at Young America. Lafayette, Terre Haute, Kokomo, Peru, Fort Wayne, Ind., and Grand Rapids lodges of Elks were represented in the audience at the opera house last night. L E Day, the new postmaster at Royal Center, has removed the office into the Sweet building, on Center street, and put in an entire new set Of modern fixtures. The search for oil at Wabash has proven a failure, the second well,like the first, coming in as salt water. This shows that the Peru oil field does not exbend aa far east as Wabash. Dr. and Mrs. C. D. Eversole entertained classes No. 22 and 23 of the Broadway M. E Sabbath school, last evening at their home on North street. A very pleasant evening was spent. Mrs. John Eckert, accompanied by her son have returned from Crown Point. The young man, it will be remembered, was hurt at Rush a few days ago. He was taken to St. Joseph's hospital. Mrs. C. L. Shepherd and daughter desire to express their thanks to friends and neighbors who so kindly assisted them in their sad bereavement,—Mrs. C. L. Shepherd and daughter, A. L. Shepherd. D. L. Watson of Terre Haute,district deputy of the B. P. 0, E. for southern Indiana and A. B. Armstrong of Kokomo, district deputy for northern Indiana, occupied a box at the opera house last night. The Odd Fellows lodge at Converse will dedicate their new hall on Friday afternoon, on which occasion there will be a banquet served. The Peru lodge and members of the order from Logansport and elsewhere will attend. Peru Chronicle; "The Huntington Herald, the son of whose editor holds a position in the Ocean mail service obtained for him by Major George W. Steele, is insanely anxious for the renomination of the Major for congressman." Kokomo heirs of the name of W. H Trabue and Mrs. Florence Tate, Mrs. M. 1C. Simpgcn, of Centre and Lawrence Simpson, of G-reentown, have become enriched by the will of a long lost relative, Col. W. H. Trlb- bitt, of Terry Miss., in the sum of $3,000,000. Judge Watkins in. an interview with the Huntington News-Demo:rat states that he believes the indeterminate sentence law is wholly un- ;onstitutional and void, but has thought best to let the supreme court so declare for the reason that IN HIGH ESTEEM AMUSEMENTS. Ths Opinion Held by « Roehortnr Lawyer. ROCHESTER, DvD. —"We bave used Hood's Sarsaparilla as a blood purifier and tonic with excellent results. Lost spring my wife was feeling very poorly and complained of that tired feeling, and she took Hood's Sarsaparilia with benefit. Hood's Sarsaparilla always seems to cleanse the blood and we bold it in very high esteem as a tonic and blood purifier and gladly recommend it." P. M. BUCHAXAIT, ESQ. Hood's Pills cure all liver ills. 25 cents. lower courts should not declare an act unconstitutional If they can avoid it, Mr. and Mrs. W. H. H. Tacker returned last evening from a two weeks' visit with their son, Re?. J. G-. Tacker, of Vaadalla, 111. A correspondent of the Indianapolis Journal Is authority for the statement that Representative Steele of this congressional district has submitted a memorial from the Howard j County Medical Society against the anti-vivisection law. In the Interest of science the Howard county medicos want to have the privilege of observing the effect of certain operations on rabbits, rats, etc. Circuit Co art. Final entry was made yesterday in the case of Henry G-alse, guardian of John Guise, against Joseph Miller, setting aside a deed cand auleting title. This case was venued from Fulton county. Hale £ Gamble have filed the complaint of George Freshour in a suit against Asbury and Wlllsrd Barnett, demanding 1525 on account. TsOLAiTS OFBRA, HOrjSB. -U • • • • Ju»t One Night. Saturday, December 11. The Diamond of Tropical Production Without a Flaw JOHN W. ISHAM'S —FAMOUS— OCTOROONS A tower of merit built to stand forever. THE ONLY ONE, Introducing the Brooze Melbilc, Madame Flowers. Seats on sale at, Johnston's drugstore. "Sunset Limited." A vestibuled train of composite compartment drawing room sleeping cars and dining cars. Chicago and St. Louis to California in three days. Complete particulars mailed free to any address by your local agent or James Charltna, G. P. A., 0. & A. R. R., Chicago, 111., or E. C. Town-] sen, G. P. A., St. L. I. M. & S. Ry., St. Louis, Mo. THE GREAT COMMERCIAL SCHOOL OF INDIANA. Genuine Office and Business Practice from the day of entrance. The Logansport Commercial High School. We use the well known Sadler's Budget sn- cem of nookteeping and office praeUce. Tbe Educational att of the iflth Centuiyl Genuine bookk- eu«r's erperience from tka start.. No copying. The student learns or dolog. He is not taught impractical and obsolete methods and forms. The most thorough and up-to-date ooramar- clal school in thlssection of the country. Select the best Cheap taltion If dear at anr cost. Select a school that is recognized *»* endorsed bj- the business oomra»nlty. Wo urge Investigation, uome and gee us, or -write. Commercial Hlgk Sekocl. FOURTH STRKKT. The New Cor. Mkt. 5th & Erie. STILL COMINfi OUR WAY. Extraordinary interest will ^ | T i ms f ar we have near lv Our trade continues to boom. The gain in sales increases eack day. We set out to do a big trade. accom- taken in Mr. Gladstone's reininis-l ^ cences of his friend, A. H. Hallam, \ plished it. Far lower prices tha* the hero of Tennyson's great epic, "In Memoriam," which will appear In the New Years number of the ' uth's Companion. Though mainly depending on his own recollections of that gifted youth, Mr. Gladstone makes some reference in his to the new life of Tennyson has just appeared. article which Pure vegetable colors and fine flavors for candles at Fisher's, druggist. A New Overcoat. We can make you up a fine Garment and a perfect fit at a low figure. Handsome Suits. W Those we are turning out are nowhere surpassed for the price. Merchant Tailor. Drop in and see our line »f WINTER GOODS. It was never so complete or beautiful. 416 Broadway, Next to Frazee's, DELICATESSEN FINE 407 Market street In room formerly cwcipied bj Leganaport Wall Paper Co. Gunther'o Confectionery, Charlotte Bue§e, Bavarian Cre*M, Wine Jellleu, Chocolate Eclairt, Patty Shells. Eirg Kieseg, Hichorynut Macaroons, Almond Macaroons, Walnut Macaroons, Cocoanut Macarooni. Vaniila. Wafer*. Jelly Tarta, Cream Puffs, Fruitcake, Gold and Silver B"d, Lemon Marangue Pies. Frank K. Lloyd, Pastry Cook at the Barnett and ICurdoek lotels lor the past five years. ^r-We have contracted to furnish allth* Pastry and Bread ior the above boteli. elsewhere, handsomer goods and much larger assortment from. which to choose, has about convinced everybody that they want to purchase all they need in Furniture of the new store FOR CHRISTMAS Beautiful things for home decorations. We Invite You to See Then. Open Evenings until Christmas. McCoy's New European Hotel COR. CLARK AND VAI lOREh *f». CHICAGO. FIRE PROOF. One block from c. R. JU & P. mm* i. S. &. M. S. Railroad depot. Improvements costing $75,000.00 hav* just been completed, and the house now Dffers every convenience to be found in uw lotel, including hot and cold water, electne light and steam heat in every room. Rates 75 cents per day and upwards. First class restaurant in connection. WILLIAM McCOY, Owner to* Propriety. BANKRUPT SHOE SALE. We have got to sell this Stock of goods and we will save you Nearly One Half on your Shoe Bills What is better than a nice pair of Shoes for Christmas—Nothing. Ladies'shoes 890 Misses shoes 690 Child's slices 350 Ladies' shoes 990 Misses shoes 890 Child's shoes 490 Ladies' shoes $1.23 Misses shoes 990 Child's shoes 590 Ladies' shoes $1.48 Misses shoes $i. 19. Child's shoes 890. $4 Ladies' Fine Shoes $2=48. Splendid Shoes for Boys 98c. S3.OO Ladies's Shoes S1.89- This is your Chance to buy GOOD SHOES for the price of Cheap Ones. .