DAILYPHAEOS SATURDAY, DEC. n, 1397. wan come QITY NRWS. See Hauk before Christmas. Indian river oranges at Foley's. Wax beans tonight.—aolhermol. Always something new at Hauk's. Genuine country sausage—Traut. Head the big ad of the Golden Rule. Fine mantle clocks.—Ben Martin.. Plenty fresh country eggs—Traut. Fine line children's sets.Crismond. To Mr. and Mr*. Mart Henderson, a BOD. Evergreen, holly and tuistletoe at Foley's. Visit the Golden Rule for holiday presents. See the Ohio pottery at a very low price at Hauk's. Best line of toys in the city at Logansport Wall Paper Co. Isham's "Octoroons" arrived from Marion at 1:20 this afternoon. Born to Mr. and Mrs. Charles Talbott, of Railroad street, a-son. Wanted—Good dining room girls. —Tremont hotel, Wabash. Ind. Genuine Sterling novelties shown forXmas presents—Golden Rule. Buy where you canjbuy the cheap- eat and best.— Waldens shoe store. Secure your Xmas presents now while the stock is complete.—Golden Rule. Rich effects In popular Jpuff scarfs at Dewenter's, the hatter and furnisher. Fried oysters, potato saiad, celery and fine lager beer at Fred ^Heppe's tonight. If you cannot find what you In cut glass at Taylor's, well, and see. Buy a roll of late music of Ed Powell to send to some dear friend for Christmas. M, J. Castle, of the Western Union office, has returned from a visit at Baroda, Mioh. About 83,200 has been subscribed for the rebuilding of Bethel M. E. church, Clay township. 15c will buy a drink of Golden Wedding rye, eleven yearS old, 116 per cent proof, at McHale's. New and stylish parlor cabinets and elegant rockers in all the latest coverings at Henderson & Son's. The young child of Mr. and Mrs. Jay Franklin, ot 1700 Smead street, is recovering from a long illness. George W. Flanagan returned this morning from Indianapolis, where he witnessed work in the higher degree of Masonry. .Kokomo Tribune: "Curtis Stout left today for Logansport, where he has accepted a position as traveling salesman for a soap company." Nothing prettier for a Christmas remembrance for the ladles than the new patterns in triplicate mirror. .Many beauties in our line at Taylor's. Throw out a hint that you would like a pair of Foster or Dent's kid gloves and you may get them—Dewenter, the hatter and furnisher, sells them. The colored people of this city are preparing to give a cake walk at the rink during the Christmas season. The affair promises to be one of unusual merit. The New Otto gives china and glassware free to their customers. Even If the goods are no cheaper, and they claim they are, the presents are a clear gain. The ladies of the First Presbyterian church held their annual bazaar in tbe church parlors yesterday. A very artistic display of fancy work and art were exhibited and Bold. The report* for the quarterly conference of tbe Royal Center churches -were very satisfactory. One noticeable feature was that there were no deaths daring the three months in any of the churches. Chas. Snider, W. E. Sprinkle, Allen Snider and Henry Zeck, of Young America, returned this morn- Ing from Arkansas. They went to Inspect the lands of that state with tbe view of making a purchase. Mr. D. A. Hyman, of the firm of Hyman & Bridge, has returned from Atlanta, Georgia, where the firm shipped a car load of horses. Mr. H. reports over one hundred cases of small pox in the city of Atlanta. The "Christmas Cantata, Bethlehem," by Dr. George F. Root, will be given at the First Presbyterian church, Tuesday evening, Dec. 21st, Dy a chorus of forty voices, under the direction of Louis D. Elchhorn. Don't miss It. Mr. and Mrs. D. A. Hank celebrated their twenty-fifth wedding anniversary last evening at their home on East Broadway. A number of valuable presents were presented to the celebrants by their friends who assisted at the celebration, Last Sunday while Harry Fulta;, of Royal Center, was hunting In the neighborhood of that place, his gun burst, resulting In a painful injury to , his right eye. It was at first though, he would lose the sight of his oye, but by careful attention Dr. Kistler thinki no serious damage will res iltt AN IMPORTANT DECISION The Supreme Court Upholds the Idlty of Ditch Bonds. Val More Than $155,000 LiTohed in the Controrersj Much of Which Is Due From Cuss County Farmers In March, 1891, a number of the citizens of Harrison and Boooe town ships, Cass county, filed with the board of commissioners their petition asking for an order directing the con strructlon of a ditch lo cass anfl White counties under what is known as the Five Mile act. The commis sioners granted the requestor thepe titloners, and in conjunction with the commissioners of White county proceeded to establish and causa the construction ot the ditch. This ac provides that tbe counties through which the ditch is constructed may issue bonds running for ten years.the proceeds of which shall be used in defraying the expenses incident to the construction of the ditch. These bonds are to be liquidated by assessments on the lands benefited by the ditch. The contract for the ditch was let and it was finally completed In 1893. The bonds were issued by the two counties and sold to different parties, and the proceeds applied a: required by the statute. After the construction of the ditch and on the 28th day of November, 1894, George Plottner and several other land own ers along the line of the ditch con ceived the idea that their lands were not liable for assessment; the basis 01 this claim being that Section 15 of tbe act under which the ditch was constructed was unconstitutional and void, and on that day Frank M. Kistler and M. Winfield as their attorneys filed their complaints in the Cass Circuit court against the board of commissioners of Cass county, for the purpose of quieting the title to their land and thus avoid the payment of these assessments. The cause was first tried before the Hon. D. B. McDonnell, who found against the plaintiff and in favor of the board of commissioners, and a judgment was rendered accordingly. Upon this judgment, Plottner took a new trial as a matter of right and the venue was changed to Pulaski county, where the case was again tried by Judge Capron, who found for the plaintiff, George Plottaer, and rendered a judgment in his favor quieting his title to his land 'against the board of commissioners. From this judgment the board of commissioner. of Cass county appealed to the Supreme court, Nelson £ Myers and McConnell & Jenkines appearing for the county, and on December 10th, of this year, the Supreme court handed dowu its opinion reversing the judgment of the court below. The ditch was several miles long and was completed and $17.000 worth of bonds issued and sold before Plottner began his suit. The court refuses to consider the validity of section 15 of the ditch law, which was attacked bv the counsel for Plottner, holding that it would be a fraud on the purchasers of the bonds to cancel the assessments against his land and that the court will not lend Its aid to perpetuate a fraud, The result of this suit will probably dispose of a number of other cases now pending in the Pulaski circuit court, involving the same question. The holding of the supreme court In this cause practically determines the validity of something near 1155,000 of bonds Issued in .the Sheets ditch, the Kennell ditch and other ditches, constructed under the same act In this and White counties. A Preacher's Son. One of our city pastors recently said to his four-year-old son: "You must keep off the floor. You have worn those new stockings through on the knees in less than a week." The boy replied, "Why, papa, I-I did that prayln 1 ." Harness Thieves. A man named Kuhn, residing near Lucerne, came to the city today and reported the theft of a set of single buggy harness and a set of heavy double harness from his barn las night. SERVICES AT THE CHURCHES. Topics to be Discussed In the PnlpiU Tomorrow. NorthsideU. B. Church.—Preash- Ing at 2:30 p. m. Eev. G. W. Lambert, pastor. Services at the Unlversalist church tomorrow at 10:45 a. m. Subject: "Our God a Consuming Fire." Southslde U. B. Church—Sunday school at 9:30. Preaching at 10:30 a. m. Bev. G. W. Lambert, pastor. The Southside Mission Sunday school will meet in the . old cooper shop ou Burilngtoa avenue tomorrow afternoon at 2:30. Everybody invited. The Eastend Sunday school will be held every Sunday afternoon at 2:45 in the Tree kindergarten moms on Twelfth street, near George. All are invited. Ninth street Christian church,Rev. H. C. Kendrick, pastor.—Sunday school at 9:30 a. m.; preaching at 11 a ID.; C. E. at 6 p m., and preaching at 7 p. m. First Church of Christ (Scientist). —At the Universalist church tomorrow morning at 11 o'clock. Sub ject: "Paul's Charge to Timothy." A welcome extended to all. Cumberland Presbyterian church, J. W. McDonald, pastor—Services at 11 a. m. and 7:30 p. m. Morning subject: "Heaven." Sunday school at 9:45 a. m. Y. P. S. C. E. at 6:30 p. m. Trinity Episcopal church.—Rev. F. C. Coolbaugh pastor. No early service. Morning service with communion and sermon on "The Ministry" at 11 a. m. Evening service with sermon, "The Sacred Story," at 7 p. m. Broadway Presbyterian Church Rev. W. E. Belderwolf, pastor.— Preaching at 11 a. m. and 7p.m. Morning cheme: "The Glorious Sacrifice." In the evening a short sermon on "Sin." Other services of the day at the usual hour. Broadway M. E. church, Rev. E. L. Semans, pastor—Class at 9 a. m.; Sunday school at 9:45 a. m. and preaching at 11:00 a. m. Junior League, 3 p. m Epworth League, 6p.m. Evening sermon at 7 p, m. All are cordially invited. Market Street M, E. church, Rev. W. S. Stewart, pastor—Sunday school at 9:30 and preaching ac 10.45 a. m., subject: "Paul's Good Fight." At 7 p. m. Mrs. C. P. Wright will glve]reminl8cencesof her travels in the Orient. All invited. English Lutheran church, B, E. Shaner, pastor--Sunday gschool at 9:30. Preaching at 11 a. m., sub- ect; "Arbitration." Jr. C, E. at 3p.m.; C. E,, 6:15. Evening services at 7 p. m., subject; "The fountain Forsaken for the Cistern." All are welcome. Baptist Church, Rev. Huckleberry, pastor—Sunday school at 9:45 a. m. Divine service at 11 a. m., subject; 'Signs of the Times." Miss Glen Webater, missionary from Utah will speat on Mormonism at the evening service. A chorus choir will render music for the occasion. All are Invited. Wheatland Street M. E. church, J. K. Wahs, pastor—Seervices at 10:45 a. m. and 7 p. m. Morning subject: "Harvesting Souls." Even- og subject: "Kingdom of Jesus," ncldeutally answering Ingersoll's denial that the church has done any good. Citizens cordially invited. Quarterly meeting next Thursday with special services. ANNOUNCEMENT Yes, "Christmas is coming" You have heard this remark before, has it occurred to you that you have but two short weeks in which to prepare for Santa Glaus? The Golden Rule will be an interesting place for Christmas shoppers. The many dainty and uselul things designed especially for the Holidays, and displayed only on our counters, will attract atUEtion. This week our offering in Handkerchiefs ^ill eclipse anything ever offered in this department. The cssoriment is larger, quality betler ; ard the prices we guarantee will meet your approval. As evidence that our prices are right.we quote ihe folio-wing: Ladies' Lace edge Handkerchiefs - - - - 2e. Ladies' Hemstitched Handkerchiefs 5c. Ladies' fancy Bordered Handkerchiefs 2c Ladies' laiicy Hemstitched Handkerchiefs 5c Our entire stock of fine Embroidered, Handkerchiefs the best line in the city t Your choice of - Lot Lot Lot Lot 12 9c I-2C 20C 250 Fancy Embioidered Handkerchiefs, np to §2.00 each; Gent's white Handkerchiefs, 5c; Gent's fancy Bordered Handkerchiefs, 5c; Gent's fine Linen Handkercniefs. lOc; Gents tine linen fancy Bordered Handkerchiefs, 15 20 and 25c, THE GOLDEN RULE. SCHMITT & HEINLY HOLIDAY Shoes and Slippers The handsomest, and best assortment of CHRISTMAS Shoes and ,Slippers ever shown in the city. Patent Leather Kid, Ooz Kik, pink, green,red, lavender. In fact anything in nice evening slippers. See our Men's Bootee combination, Boot and Shoes just the .thing for winter. Stevenson & Klinsick. 403 Broadway. Can THR TAILOR Suit You in Style and Prices. Official facsimile of Medal Awarded DR. PRSCPS CREAM BM1NO POWDER WORLD'S FAtR, CHICAGO, (893 St. Matthew Commander/. Following are the tfflcers elected by it. Matthew Commander?, Knights f St. John, at their meeting last night: Spiritual Director—Very Rev. M ;. Campion, President—John B. Wilkln. First Vice President—Charles W. eLegue. Second Vice President—Thos. F. Welsh. Treasurer—John E. Irwin. Financial Secretary—William C. Whitehead. Eecording and Corresponding Sec- etary—Ed W. Ciark. Trustees—John R. Fox, Charles W. Legne, John E. Irwin, John W. Holland, Wm. Plckett. Sergeant-at-Arms—Wm. Knight. Messenger—Wm. Pickett. Guard—Anthony Cook. Captain—John B. Fox. First Lieutenant—John F. Kelly. Second Lieutenant—William C. Whitehead. ite AS Snow Is your linen when it conies home from Marshall's Laundry. Cass Conntj Horticnltnral Society, The following Is the progr amme for the meeting of the Cass County Horticultural society which meets in the north court room on next Saturday, Dec. 18th. "What I saw and learned at the meeting of the State Horticultural society—L. B. Caster. Discussion. Reports of standing- committees. JOHN P. MAKTIN, secretary. Blank Bwks, Hade to order Ledgers, Jomrnals or furnished from ttock by Longwell & Cumminga. No. 608 Broadway. Wagon will call for us a trial. Both 'Phones 110. your work. Give // You Want lo be in You had better le HOOLEY — Make Tour — FALL AND Winter Woolens. The most complete assortment of Up-to-date Fabrics in Plaids, Checks, Stripes, Serges and in fact anything you want for a first class Business DRESS SUIT. Prices the Lowest in the City. John K- Garroll, 1222 BROADWAY, ==PATENTS« American and Canadian Patents promptly obtained, Patent, Mechanical aa\tf Perspective Drawings prepared, Inventions Developed. B B. GORDON. Spry Block THEM FITS. That's what you'll get if I make your clothes. I'm making Pall Suits and Overcoats to order front $16 to $40.00 ............. Fall Suit Or Overcoat H - Gr. TticKer, 'Tailor, 4th "d Broadway. He Trill Pit Ton When ail others faiL Hood's Are gaining favor rapidly. M^B • • Business men and travel- ^^Va I I f+ lers carry them in vest ^[ III ^i pockets, ladle* carry them ™ • ». • %^ iu parses, boofekeeperc keep them in medicine clataU, friends recommend tnem to frieiuU. Zic. Before selecting Christmas Presen t Or Furniture to adorn Your Home we Desire to call attention to our band- some and complete line of the very Latest Designs and Novelties in Furniture and Upholstered Goods consisting of Roman Chairs, Tabbor- etts, Divaas, rockers, couches etc. at Low Prices. Cnmniings & Morgan, Cor 3d & Broadway. City BuUdbf.
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