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DAILY PHAKOS DEC. 27, 1897, OITYNB.WS. A. Albrecbt, of Chicago, representing Lutz 4; Albrecht, Is In the city, The New Murdock hotel will not be opened for business until January 15th. Mrs. Scbnltz, of Mootlcello, is In the city visiting her mother on the Weutside. Try McHale's for a pure drink of McBrayer, seven years old, 106 per cent proof. Nathan Yates and wife of Mount Vernon, Ohio, are guests of Logansport friends. Yesterday was the twenty-fourth anniversary of the great railroad strike of '73. Al Lyon has returned from Columbus, ()., where he visited'his brother Steve in the prison. '••Gush Is kin?." Learn prices on jackets and capes prior to inventory, at the Trade Palace. DuVett, the well known base ball pitcher, was shot and killed Christmas, In a fight at Rockvllle, Ind. S. W. Ullery is spending the hull- days smong the scenes of his boyhood about, Greenville and Covington, O. Mimes Caulfleld and Hannegln, of South Bend, are visiting Mr. and Mrs. H. J. CrUmond, on east Br;ad- wiy, Charles Yarlock, of Elliott & CO.'B wholesale grocery house, Is spending a few d»y» at Ke»anna visiting relatives. Bnno and Datty Whiteside, who have been visiting in the city, returned today their borne at Battle Ground. Miaa Edith, daughter of H. C Adams, of Indianapolis, is spending the holidays in the city Miss Ethel Vaughn. The statement that Walter Illlngs- worth had arrived from England must have been a Christmas joke, as he has failed to show himself. Heory Voss, jr., and family and Gus Geyer and family, of Lafayette, are in the city visiting Mr. and Mrs. Fred Heppe on Third street. Miss 1 Mamie Blsch of Dayton and Miss Lillle Finn of Cincinnati are spending the holidays with Miss Lizzie Grusenmeyer of Eel River avenue. Attorney M. F. Mahoney went to Peru today to be present at the close of the case of the Citizens' Bank of Peru against Maloney. He represents Maloney. The club rooms will be open in con • nectlon with the dancing hall, at the Masonic temple, on Wednesday evening, Dec. 29th, so that those not caring to dance may play cards. Rev. T. S Freeman, chaplain on the D. S. ship Baltimore, of the Pacific squadron, sent a number of Lo- SCALPEES Are Bfjolcli-jr Orer the Row Among General Managers. Ciafm They Have Won « Victory Over the Promoters ol the Interchangeable Milenge—Railroad News. The friction which has arisen over tne interchangeable < mileage book causes the scalpers to rejoice. They perceive that a disagreement threatens to disrupt the plans prepared by the general passenger agents. The present interchangeable mileage ii the worst thing they have had to encounter, but the scalpers claim they have now won a victory In the position the Yanderbilt lines h»ve taken; they thick the new mileage will meet with disastrous defeat, and that in a short time the scalpers will be on good fighting ground. For some time past they have feared the interchangeable mileage more than any action that congress might take to wipe out tha scalpers. For months gansport friends Christmas greetings by postal card from Honolulu. Lost, today, while skating on Eel river, somewhere between Uhl's dam and Jeannerette'a Ice house, a black knit mitten. Finder will confer a favor by leaving same at the Pharos office. Andy Ryan and John Doe were before the mayor this morning, charged with a plain drunk. Both were jailed Saturday. They failed to settle and Ryan was recommitted for twenty and Doe for ten days. Hazen, the 7-months-oldson of Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Hilton, of Washington township, died at 4a.m. today of typhoid fever. The funeral will b« held at 12 o'clock tomorrow from the Blue Ball church, fpterment will be made in the West cemetery. Mr. J. £. Buchanan, of Jefferson township, returned today from Lakeside, Louisiana, where he vial ted for three weeks with his brother, Wlllard M. Buchanan, who removed from here some months ago. He reports the flowers in bloom and the climate delightful. Mr. John Rudd, colored, editor of the Detroit Catholic Tribune, published at Detroit, Mich., will give a lecture at St. Bridget's hall next Sunday evening, January 1st. Mr. Rudd's father was a playmate of Abraham Lincoln. He Is a well educated man and a very bright conversationalist. The ladles of the Free Kindergarten association have arranged a programme for children under sixteen from 8 to 9:30 o'clock, in connection with their charity ball, Wednesday evening, Dae. 29th. Tickets 50 cents, at the door. These Include refresh- meets, as do the regular ball tickets. Bring the little folks and give them * merry time. The charity ball for the benefit of the free kindergarten will be held io the Masonic temple Wednesday evening, Dec. 29. As a large attendance is desired and It being impossible to call on everyone, all those wishing to go and not yet having tickets, may purchase at the door on above evening or from any member of the board, namely: Mrs. W. T. Wilson, Mrs. Q. A. Myers, Mrs, B. C. Stevens, MM. 0, G. Newell, Mrs. H. Crls- mond, Mri. Robert Humphreys, Mrs, E. F, Keller', Mn. JtnklnM. the leading ticket scalpers have been satisfied, apparently, that congress would not pass the bill before it, and that once defeated they will have a clear field for years to come. RAILROAD NEWS. Frank Thomson, president of the Pennsylvania and the lines it controls, receives 1(50,000 a year, the largest salary paid any railroad official in the country. According to the review of the year's operations, prepared by the Railway Age, the mileage of track laid in the United States duaing 1897 is little more than in 1896, notwithstanding the increased earnings of the roads and better general business conditions. The total mileage reported for the year Is 1,864 miles. The Pennsylvania Is building at its Fort Wayne shops 200 cars especially adapted to the transportation of potatoes. The cars are constructed much similar to refrigerator cars, having double sides with sawdust between, it being the intention to keep the cold out, Instead of the heat in —the reverse of the refrigerator car. While there is yet' some rat/her rough track on the Chicago division of the Panhandle, passenger trains are making the trip on time. The train arriving here at 1 p. m. makes the run in exactly three hours. Next spring, when the track is properly ballasted, some trains will probably run the distance In two and a half hours. General Harrison on Friday flled a petition In the United States court asking that Receiver Malott of the T. H. & I. be directed to p»y the interest due January 1, 1898, on the bonds secured by the mortgage on the T. H, & 1., bearing dace of Nov. 1,1S79, known as the extension mortgage. The interest amounts to $15,000. Judge Woods directed that It be paid A REllRElBLE BOYCOTT Stirring ap the Pe«ple and Labor Unions of Marion. Marion is agitated at present by a most remarkable boycott of the labor unions against Armour &Co., the meat packers. The cause of complaint was the discharge of a number of women employed at the packing house at Kansas City, Mo. The Kan sas City laoor union declared a boy cott and the Marlon union decided to uphold the western labor union They succeeded in Inducing every butcher and meat dealer In Marlon to quit handling Armour's meats Thl stirred up tne meat kite and last E'rlday he opened up a retail meat market In Marlon, at which prices were cut in two. The choicest porter house steaks were sold at 7 cents a pound and other cuts in proportion The result was tbat the people o Marion fell over each other in their efforts to buy meat at such unheard of prices. The butcher shop was as jammed and crowed as the space about the ticket wagon at a circus The crowd was there all day Friday and Saturday, and this encouraged Armour to open two more shops to day. He threatens also to sart retat groceries, as some of the grocery men who sell meat were among those who followed the demands of the la bor unions to boycott his meats. It is claimed that since Armour began to retail meats, the regular butchers have not sol* enough to pay rent. They held a meeting and showed signs of weakening, but the labor union leaders ara encouraging them to hold oat and promise to proceed with the boycott on different lines, that will prove more effective. The matter is attracting wide-spread attention by reason of the interests Involved . Later—The boycott against Armour & Co. by the union labor has been declared off. Yesterday a special meeting of the Central Trades and Labor council was held and an unconditional surrender made by that body. This means thit the boycott wnlch has been carried on by union labor against the Chicago firm is recalled and all local retail meat dealers will be allowed to purchase meats of Armour. The firm will [withdraw its retail stores from the city and prices of meats will be restored to those existing prior to Armour entering the field as a retail merchant. ALL REMAINING COMEDY GALORE out of what Is known as the Logansport fund. Election of Officers. St. Seorge's commandery, Knights of St. John, elected the following nf- fbers yesterday aor the ensuing year: Spiritual Director—Rev. Henry Koehne. President—Henry Peters. 1st Vice President—E. Schmitt. 2d Vice President—J. Cook. Fin. Secretary—Charles Becker. Cor. Secretary—Leo Leflert. Treasurer—George Schneider. Trustees—E. Schmitt, Leo Leflert, Joseph Klnney, George Fettlg, Henry Baker. Captain—Charles Ruhl. 1st Lieutenant—William H. Baker, 2d Liautenant—William Kiehm. A Missionary Speaks. Rev. Stone, who has been stationed in India for the pant nineteen years as a missionary, delivered a very interesting lecture last night to an audience that filled the Broadway M. E. church. His lectures was devoted to the growth of tne Christian religion In India and a description of the country, its people, their customs and the wonderful temples that were constructed centuries ago. The lecturer was attentively listened to. G. L. Ullery IsJmaklDg a business trip over the Effner^. branch, of the Panhandle. At the Opera Bonne Thursday Jifght— "What Happened to Jones." "What Happened to Jones," one of the biggest comedy successes New York has had in many seasons, comes to the opera house Thursday evening, December 30th, with the original cast, including Greorge C, Boniface, jr., George Ober, Wm. Bernard, Reuben Fax, J. W. Cope. Cecil Kingston, Harry Rose, Annti Belmont, Kathryn Osterman, Florence Robinson, Mattie Ferguson, Mrs. E. A, Eberle and Rose Stuart. The action of "What Happened to Jones" occurs one evening in the home of Ebenezer Goodly, a professor of anatomy in a prominent eastern university. The family Is expecting the arrival of the Rev. Anthony Goodly, D.D., bishop of Ballarat, who has aot seen his brother, the professor, for thirty years, and who has never met any of the members of his household. Unknown to most of the other characters, the good bishop has a love affair on, stimulated by a term of correspondence. Upon his arrival he gets mixed up in some godless enterprises of sportive son of the family and a hymn book drummer named Jones, who Is supposed to be a detective. A tall torn off the bishop's coat—which coat becomes evidence against him—and the great activity of the hymn book -HOLIDAY GOODS- To be Sold Regardless of Cost. THE GOLDEN RULE. Holiday Goods— NECKWEAR MUFFLERS, SUSPENDERS, HATS, SHIRTS, "W« are headquarters for the anast limes »f COLLARS, GLOVES, CUFFS. CAPS,' UNDERWEAR, HANDKERCHIEFS, SLEEYE BUTTONS, COLLAR BUTTONS, PULSE WARMERS, HOSIERF, Itt. FOR CHRISTMAS PRESENTS at lowest prices. Men's Boy's and Children's Suits, in everj style, variety and 'color desired at Unheard of Low Prices. Boy's and Children's Overcoats, Ulsters £ind Reefers will be sold at One-fourth Off for Spot Cash. Reason: "We are overstocked. This is Special. Don't fail to look these bargains np. We have the larcrest and finest line of 50c Knee Pants ever offered.Open evening during holidays. J. D. FERGUSON & JENKS, 322 Market Street, Lo?ansport, fad. OIL EXPLORATIONS. Cass County .Has But Oue Producer Out of Eight Wells. ADDITION!!, ITEMS. Is Heck Powell, of Marshall, Ind., visiting in tbe city. Oliver Worley, of Richmond, spent! GEE=WHIZ! That's what the drummer, are said to laughter. promise much Official facsimile of Medal Awarded DR. PRICE'S CREAM m\m POWDER WORLD'S FAifi!, CHICAGO, 1893 Advertised Letter List. List of advertised letters remaining in the postofflce at Logansport for the week ending Deo. 28, 1897. OKUTS. Mr. Ben Stauffer. LADIES. Miss Jennie Amy, Miss Susan Chap- pellow, Miss Jennie McCune, Miss L. L. Shire, Mrs. C. E.- Williams. Persons desiring to obtain any of these letters, will please say adver tised. V. G. HANAWALT, P. M. Gothrie 6et» There. Copies of Topeka, Kansas, papers received here today announce that ex-Judge John Guthrie, of that city, has been appointed postmaster of Topeka and will take his office on Januaiy first. Mr. Gnthrlle has several brothers and ulsters residing here. He left Logansport after the war, settling in Kansas, where he has prospered and held several Important offices. Invtloe Cash, day, stationer's Journal?, copying books and all supplies. — Longwell & Cummlnga, Masonic temple. Three More Wells Are Now Being Drilled—Two North and One South. Thus far eight wells, including th ne at Fulton, have been drilled fo 11 in this county. Three have been drilled in by the New Waverly com pany, one by the Adams township company, one by the Adamsboro company, one. by tbe Fulton company and two at Walton. The only well in which oil has been found is a Walton, in the well drilled in by the Chicago Oil company. Three more wells are now being drilled—one by the Logansport sompany on the Bur nettfarn.', north of the city, one near Twelve Mile, and another at Walton by the Bunker Hill company. The Chicago company will al«o begin drilling another well at Walton within the next few days, and It is understood that Adamsboro company will try it again If the Logansport company falls to find oil on the Burnett farm It will drill a third well south of the Wabash. The territory ir. the vicinity of Onward has not yet been explored Pumping will begin at the Walton well within a few days and the productiveness of that well will soon be demonstrated. of Death of Otto Krant. Otto Kraut, the 14-year-old son Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Kraut, died at 3 o'clock yesterday afternoon at the apartments of the family on Market street, over Mr.K's place of business of a complcatlon of heart and rheumatic troubles. The funeral will be held at 2 p. m. Wednesday from the house and 3 o'clock from the German Lutheran church, Rev. Tirmenstein officiating. Interment will be made in Mt. Hope cemetery. The deceased was the only child of the oereaved ccnple to whom the sym pathy of a large circle of friends Is extended. Although a snflerer from heart and nervous trouble, '(or the past nine years, he was confined to his bed the past two months of his Illness. He was bright beyond his years, always cheerful and hopeful of final recovery. Mfst Thieves Thieves broke into the smoke house of Wm. Simpson, In Clay township, Saturday night and stole all bl§ meat. There Is no due. man said when Christmas in the city- I his i aundry came home n Qn Miss Nora Bronson of Peru Is visit- > and faded- Then he eonc i uded te ing Logansport friends. j try MARSHALL'S LAUNDEY, and his linen was returned aa white as snow and without being up phoie Chas. W. Eoders, of Andy Wech's grocery store, Is on the sfcklist. Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Jones, of Gar- retit, Ind., are visiting Mr. and Mrs. Claud Brlggs, on Chicago street. Mrs. John Gibbons and son Jimmie, of Frankfort, are visiting Mr. and Mrs. Lewis Epstine, of Third street. A greater number of Christmas presents were distributed ntLongcllff hospital Saturday than ever before. Mrs. A. Grusenmeyer of Eel River avenue is spending the holidays with her son Fred and family at Lafayette. February prices on jackets and capes this week at the Trade Palace. Stock must be reduced prior to inventory. Wilbur Tomiinson and wife are down from Chicago visiting the formers parents, Mr. and Mrs. D. W. Tomiinson. Misses Ida Brlggs, of Flora, and Gertrude Williams, of Wheeling,were the guests of Mrs. O. D'. Blllman, of the Westside, Christmas. Joseph O'Day, who wai Injured by a fall while painting the Clcott street bridge, was about the streets today for the first time since the accident. Wanted, by Wm. Dolan & Co., a man that can drill, chip and do general work in a machine shop, except lathe wcrki Apply at office.—Wm. Dolan. The Panhandle company put a force of men at work this morning catting Ice at Lake Clcott. The ice there is seven inches thick and of a very fine quality. The Sisters of St. Joseph's hospital desire to thank all those who contributed so generously In remembering them Christmas, and especially to the ladles of the Sewing Circle, who donated $50, The Westside Pleasure club will give a social bail on Thursday even- ng. Dec. 30. 1897,, at Dolan & Mc- ffale's ball. At the dance given by this club last season all who attended had a pleasant time, and this one will be no exception. Fornoff'* orchestra will furnish the music. Mr. and Mrs. Boudurant, of Ply- month, Ind., who bare be0n spend- ng their honeymoon at the Johnston hotel In this city, left this morning or Plymouth, where the groom hu fitted up an elegant borne. Mr. M. • the popular and jolly deputy sheriff >t Marshall county, tod the bride Is , popular Ply month lady. ' torn in the least. Call 110 and have our wagon your work. etop for Christmas Presents SPECIAL. Satin Slippers, 11.50 to 12.40. Strap Slippers, 75c to $ 1.60. Quilted Sllppert, 75c to $1.65. Plain Leather 31ipperi,50e to fl.. Children's Legging 76c to.fl.60. Ladles' Warm Lined Shoe* 75o U 11.50. Men's Slippers, 50c to $2. Babv Shoes, all colon 50c to til. Children's and Misses' HOUM Slippers flOc to 91. WALTER MAIBEN, 412 Broadway, OPPOSITE—BKE—HIVE HOLIDAY The handsomest, and best assortment of CHRISTMAS Shoes and Slippers ever shown in the city. Patent Leather 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 & kliiskt 403 Broadway.