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January 6, 1898

Logansport Pharos-Tribune from Logansport, Indiana · Page 24

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DAILYJ^HABOS TmTRSDr. 1898. _ OITYNRWS. "The Isle or~Chti,mpagne" company went to Lafayette today. W. E. Games of Kenton, Ohio, is registered an the Burnett Mrs. Nellie Vincent, nee Harris, Is the mother of a new boy. Peter Wallrath put ***•*'* hunting in the neighborhood of Grass club dance at hall on Friday ot the fire oe- Eastend Pleasure Dolan & McSale's evening. Charles Livingston ar , partment, went to Chicago today on a brief visit. Witnesses for the state in the ate- Intosh case were subpoenaed today. ^he case wlill be called Monday. ~ Misses Daisy Settith and Florence Palmer, Delphi girls, have taken positions at Dykems.n's restaurant. Natural gas bills for the month of January are due and payable at the company's office on or before the 10th lost. The German Lutheran. Sewing society met this afternoon at the home of Mrs. Fred Bergman, 1504 Smead SHE DIED WMle the Spirits Were at War. A Sample of the Inuane Professions of Or. (?) Eeem. Invoked the Aid of the Spirits to Care a Cancer—D*c Is Oneasy. There is trouble ahead for Doc Seem, a first-class fraud, who professes to be able to cure diseases by spiritualistic treatment. This alleged healer has occupied apartments over Eli Greensfelder's clothing store on Market street for several years, and during all that time has existed off of money paid him by a set of credulous cranks. Beem is a Pennsylvania German, is anything but good looking, has no education to speak of, and admits that he knows nothing of the medical profession. He is not a j she would not believe them until it waa too late to save her life by an operation. COURAGEOUS, JUST, Was the High Character of the Late Late Samuel Panrbaker, Sr. The death of Samuel Panabaker removes from this community one or Its best known and most highly respected citizens. A man of tbat type of pioneer who helped to create the material wealth, or the county and prepared the way for the coming of our present condition . For nearly a half century he was a resident of Cass county, and for the past twelve years a familiar figure in this, city. where be has made his home. I became acquainted with Mr. Panabaker in 1867, and Irom my first knowledge of him until the day ot his death, the friendship thus formed remained constant, unselfish and unbroken. Few mea of all my knowledge possessed to the degree in which he did, firmness, integrity and Cloaks, Blankets and Underwear AT COST John Gruble, of Bethlehem township, presented her husband with a seven pound boy foraJSew Years gift, Bev Collins, Me of Indianapolis, has accepted a call to the pulpioof the A. M. E. church, this city. He arrived today. Lafayette Journal: Miss Josephlna Gushing will entijriiain Friday evening in honor of Him Elizabeth Heoel, of Logansport. Democratic mas* meeting at the court nous*, Saturday afternoon, to select delegates to the congressional district convention. The expense 110 Cass county last year for the services of special judges in .the circuit court, was 1380, and to the whole state 11111,160. Thirty-two inches of snow has fallen at Laporte and vicinity since that acute sense last Friday night, measured by Laporte water works bureau record. the of licensed physician, but bases his right to practice his deception on a letter of Governor Mount. Notwithstanding all this, his fame as. a spiritual healer (?) has spread over the state to a remarkable extent. His latest and probably last victim was Mrs. Fox, wife of Joseph Fox, residing near Mexico, in Miami county. Some two years ago a cancerous tumor made its appearance on her left breast, and she applied to Beem for treatment, declaring that she wonld never consent to an operation. Doc then closed his eyes and after a short communion with the spirits declared his ability to cure her. Some time ago Fox and wife removed to the city and took rooms at Reem's sanitarium. As time run on the aid of the spirits were repeatedly invoked, but all to no purpose, for the of justice in his dealings with his feHowmen, as did Mr. Panabaker. He was agizressive, but never offensively so. Firm and tenacious when once he had determined upon a line of conduct, un- yleldlogand resolute when he believed he was right; ready to accept responsibility and courageous in performing bis duty as he saw it nad understood it. In his official life he never hesita- To Close cmt the Qtocfe- SCHMITT & HEINLY. The Golden Rule. your work. M Fornofl, sr., will represent wa- bash lodge, Knights of Honor, at the meeting of the g.rand lodge at Indianapolis, the second Tuesday in February. Peru Chronicle, yesterday: Chas. F. Moore, of Logansport, was in the city today on business.... Judge N. O. Boss came up from Logansport this morning. John Doe was the name given by a fellow who plead guilty to a plain drunk in the mayor's court this morning. He tallied to settle and was recommitted. The amount of delinquent taxes collected In Cassi county last year was fi5»99.U. Ttie amount of delinquent taxes carried to the duplicate for 1898 was »50 459.34. Bichmond Item: Mrs. Nettie Flycn and Miss Miniile Cromer, of Lo«ansport, who have been the guests of Mr, and Mrs. Tom Hlatt, returned Tuesday evening, Chris Jeannerette, the ice dealer, has finished the harvest, having put up 13,000,tons. He says the quantity is the largest and the quality the best that he has ever housed. The pall beareirs at the funeral of Samuel i-anabake* were Judge Dudley H. Chase, A. J. Murdock, E. S. Rice, Isaac Bimmelberger, William Richardson and William Shsnahan. Mr. A. Hartman, of Chicago, was in the city a snort time todaj visiting his son, Cairl flartman, brew- master at the Columbia brewery. He was enroute home from Indianapolis. Peru Journal: Lou Shanabarger is In Logansport on a short, visit George Terry, a. Panhandle switchman, was up from Logansport yesterday Miss Frankie Jones, of Logansport, has returned home, after a visit with Miss Mattie Hanks. A female member of the chorus in i; The Isle of Uhampaigner' opera, once resided in this city. She separated from her husband after they had left here and located in a distant cltv. Her name is withheld oo account of the high standing of her relatives here. Muncle Heralfl: E. B. Overshiner, superintendent and general manager of the Independent Telephone Co.'s, plant at Logansport Is in the city today. Superintendent Palmer of the Munc.Ie Telephone Company Is showing him sibout. The Logansport man was delighted with the excellent equipments and management of the Muncie system whiice is superintended by Mr. Palmer. A revival In the Wesleyan Methodist church in Laketon, Wabash county, Is having effect. The evangelist who conducted the services urged all who had sinned to repent and retuirn all articles which had boen stolen by them from their .neighbors. So far a log chain and two chickens have been returned,and one man who had run off a sow and a lot of pig" has confessed and agreed to make ]>counlary restitution. cancer on gradually enlarged, and last Friday night after Mrs. Fox had become unconscious from the effects of blood poisoning, Beem became frightened and summoned Dr. Holloway. Tne latter declared that the woman would die, and after prescribing a a remedy to counteract the poison, departed. Mrs. Fox revived soon after, but on Saturday suffered a relapse and lay in a comatose state until 3 o'clock this morning when she died. The remains were remove to Kroeger & Strain's undertaking establishment, and upon being prepared for burial, were shipped today to Dennison Crossing, Miami county, near Mexico. As no death certificate had been furnished, Coroner Basjahn took charge of the case, which will be fully investigated by the next grand jury. One of Beem's absurd statements, made to Dr. Holloway while Mrs. Fox lay in an unconscious state, was to the effect that her condition was brought about by the spirits in ted to perform and discharge his obligations to the people. In his private life his character was without stain or reproach. His temperament was the happy blending of the Puritan without its austerity, with the warmer and more genial current of the Huguenot; and, while always firm, he was likewise always considerate, despising to take any unfair advantage, and simply requiring others to come to his moral standard. r He has passed away full of years, aoated at with the love of his family and the regard of his fellow-men, leaving to them the heritage of a clean and goodly life. _ M Horse Stealing. Last evening the police were notl- QEE=WHIZ! That's what the man said when his laundry came home yellow, orn and faded. Then he concluded to try MARSHALL'S LAUNDKY, and his linen was returned as white as snow and without being torn in the least. Call ,up phone 110 and have our wagon stop for DROPPED OSE-HAIF. The OH Production at Pern Is Eapldlj Diminishing. A co-respondent at Peru writes to the Indianapolis News as follows: "The great oil excitement has about bated at Peru, and but few wells are under way. Close to 230 wells have been completed in the field, while the daily output is around the two-thousand barrel mark, which shows a decline of one-half, aa the production at one time was op to 4,000. The Ohio Oil company and fied that the horse and buggy stolen from George Searight had been recovered. The horse had been hitched on Fourth street aad was found missing by the owner when he re- lamed. He advertised and sent a description of the animal to 'the police of the different towns and cliiles in the state. Last evening the animal was found hitched to a tree two miles down the river by a young son of John Moore. The horse was given to the owner today. A horse and buggy owned by J. Z. Fife was taken by some miscreant last evening, and the owner immediately notified the police, who found the rig in the Eastend, where the thief had abandoned it. Kier order that they might lift the cancer from her breast. He also stated to Dr. Holloway that the spirit of Mrs. Fox's dea,d brother came to him on Tuesday night and declared that she would ise In the kitchen within a few days, meaning' that shs would recover . Beem attempts to prey upon the Imagination oil his patrons. He pretends to deposit something upon the tongue of the patient, tells them that it is spiritual medicine and asked them to tell him how It tasted. He also (professes to be able to look entirely through the body of a patient and thus locate a disease. Mrs. Fox was 39 years of age. Her husband and sion-in-law tried to persuade her that Reem»was a fraud, but Official facsimile of Medal Awarded DR. PRICE'S CREAM BAKING POWDER WORLD'S IFAiR,OHCAGO,1893 A Peculiar Accident. Yesterday afternoon, while John Dwyer and wife were walking down Market street, the former met with a very peculiar and painful accident. He was about to enter the boarding house or Mrs. Penzel, at 416 Second street, when he slipped on the ice and fell, breaking the bone of the left leg, only a stump of which remained, he having lost his foot in a battle. It was shot away by a cannon ball. He had been wearing an artificial limb, which enabled him to get about without much difficulty. He was carried into the home of Mrs. Penzel, and a doctor set the fractured limb. Mr. Dwyer came here to visit his son, Cisslus C. Dwyer, who is employed at Longclifl hospital. Compulsory Education. A.t the late session of the county superintendents' association at Indianapolis, It was decided that while the compulsory education laws are crude, they had done much good. It was decided to urge the legislature to amend the compulsory law so as to include children sixteen years old. It Is the opinion of some that truancy officers have hurt the school system by acting too aggressively in an effort to cultivate their jobs, and that township trustees should be given the duties of truancy officers. Hildebrandt's Investigations Peru Journal (yesterday): "John J.. Hlldebrandt, of Logansport, deputy state fish commissioner, was in the city yesterday aad made further In vesttgation of the drainage of oil and salt water from the oil field Into the Wabash river. It has. been the intention to stock the river betweei here and the Logansport dam witt fine fish, bat it is feared the stuf may be a detriment to the project He made no announcement of an; decision before leaving." •'The Isle of Champagne. There was a pleasing sparkle abou the presentation of., the comic opera "The Isle of Champagne," at Djlan' last night. Richard Golden and Kathei ine Germalne are always clever am the supporting company is except ionally strong. The audience WB one of the largest of the have completed a dozen wells, on the Bunyan property, and the daily output, of them is leas than three hundred barrels. The Sbiik Oil company has completed eleven wells on the Shirk property, and they are doing about the same as the Ohio's. S W. Taic & Co. have completed eight wells on the Waoash property, and they are doing close to two hundred barrels a day, while the Peru Oil company has finished eights wells on the Brownell property, ancl they are doing close to four hundred barrels. Tfas Bunker Hill Oil company has completed a test well at Bensett's station, twelve miles south of towa, in Daer Creek township. The venture proved a blank failure. The Broadway Oil campany's last well on the north side of the pool proved good for seventy-five barrels the first twenty-four hours. The People's Oil company has come to the conclusion that the fair ground well Is worthies 1 !, and Can Suit You in Style and Prices. Annual Gas Rates O RTLFICIAL and Natural Gas Bills are VA now due and payable at the company's J^- office. Natural Gas Consumers desiring to avail themselves of the Anoual 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, have pulled the casing." The same correspondent says, tbat the next field likely to be developed is at Broad Ripple, near Indianapolis. Ben Bnr Notice. There will be a special meeting of Tln,ah Court, No. 11, T. B. H., tomorrow night to complete arrangements for going to"' Kokomo on the 14th The team will practice at this meeting.— WillRosier, Chief. B. P. 0. Elks. Regular meeting tonight of Lo- ansport lodge No. 66, B. P. O. IkS. H. J MCSHEBHT, E. E. O. A. MEANS, Secretary. The "Domestic" Office. Shoes and Slippers HOLJ:DAY_ The handsomest, and best assortment of CHRISTMAS Shoes and Slippers ever shown in the city. ,-1 Now is the time to provide yourself with a good Sewing Machine at a very low price. My stock includes all the leading makes. My tern* are easy, and there is no excuse for being out of a good sewing machine o the house. The old stand 529 Broadway, near 6th R~B WHITSRTT f;TVETHEM FITS. Patent Leather Kid, Ooz Kik, r 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. That's what you'll get if. I make your clothes . making Fall Suits and Overcoats to order from $16 to $40.00 ............. H- Gr. Tucker, 'Tailor, *tt «"» Broadway. MEN AND WOMEN SEE OUR FELT SLIPPERS. Walker & Ranch 42O BROADWAY. Nora is tiie Time to Great Reductions in Prices of all Our Holiday and Stevenson &:Klinsick. MUliner y Goods - JT> 1BJ _ • 403 Broader, jspry's, Broadway and Pearl Streets

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