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Lunatic Who Took No Chances When There Was a Nervy Man Before Him. "WEST OUT TO SPILL SOME GOEE, 3Bot Found His Own in Daiiifr "'"1 Mad<- a Failure— Fox Hunt i" IVhlcli JU-yimrd •Wan Givvu No Chance «t All— A Model Town UeM^rilwd — Complaisant AVIfe of Hr. Martlu— Strikft of Glass Boys at JI uncle Euded— Wapts Tnrpie's Toca. Terre Haute, Ind.. Jan. 11.— Andrew Meyer, recently released from the Central Indiana hospital, walked into the office of Dr. B. F. SwatTord, whom he found alone, remarking to him, in a matter-of-fact way: "Doctor I have come to kill you. I hate to do It, but 1 must." Dr. Swafford realized the sit- nation by the glitter In the man's eyes, and springing Tor a poker, he brandished It over Meyer's head, exclaiming: "The first move, and I'll kill you." Meyer faced Swsifford for a moment, then turned and walked out, and going Immediately to Dr. Stunkard's office, he .Informed him thai: he, with other phy.si- clana, were making electric machines which were killing off people, and for that reason he must die. J)> threatened Him with .Lightning. Dr. Stunkard showed nerve, and after .much expostulation Meyer was induced to leave. Then lie turned uo at Dr. Bell's office, and Bell quickly dropped to the situation, and told Meyer that JM office was filled with electrical devices, and that he (Meyer) could not "move so quickly but what the doctor t:ould touch a button and launch him ; Into eternity, .Meyer evidently wanted «, ehow for hi£ life and skipped out. JBy that time the police authorities gave • him attention, and found him to be armud with a revolver and a large Jknlfe, and possessed wltn the hallucination that he musit kill the physicians named because they were depopulating the city with their electrical devices. Meyer has been returned to the Central Indiana hospital, __ DIDN'T GIVE THE FOX A SHOW. In Which tli.u Populace Penned the Fox in .11 Bljf Field. '" Hagerstown, Iml., Jan. 11.— Two full- grown foxes were captured near this place and set at liberty in a large field •which was surrounded by men and boys and some few women who had turned out to see the "sport." The animals were released one at a time ' and when the first one emerged from the box it seemed bewildered by the shouting on all sides and hesitated before It ran off, but tha sudden rush toward it of some hounds brought from Richmond for the occasion caused It to set off at full speed. The field was nearly covered with melting ice, which wes very smooth, and the water had gathered into thousands of shallow •pools. Across the field of Ice nnd water •^TEe fox ran with incredible speed, closely followed by 'the pack of yelping hounds. The fox seemed unconscious of any foe but the dogs in the rear v and when It approached near to the line of men In front It paused and appeared to be bewildered, but Instantly started oft * to circle round the field. It drew away from the (Jogs very swiftly and time and time again attempted to break through the line of men. but was always turned back. Its bushy tail by trailing through the pools of water soon grew heavy and Impeded its speed and lessened its endurance. But Its courage did not flag and for more than an hour It kept up the unequal contest, which was ended by a great hound pressing ahead and seizing the fox by the flank. It was killed by the dogs. The second fox was caught and killed In a short time. _ THIS TOWN IS: GROWING WINGS. Hewn will Be That It Ha* Taken Flight for Fiinullse. Kokomo, Ind.. Jan. 11.—Greentown, this county, claims to be the champion moral town In the state. Last week it adopted a curfew ordinance and accepted the resignation of the city marshal, which leaves the place of 2,000 inhabitants. Including: a factory population of 500, without a police officer. Marshal Freeman resigned because the fees of the office were insufficient to support him. The only officer with jurisdiction Is Constable John Pool, who covers the three townships of Liberty. Jackson and Union. Several months ago the jail, a small plank affair, was hauled •ut Into the suburbs by a neamof horses and is no longer needed. The town has numerous churches and benevolent so- «ieties and but one saloon, and that is poorly patronized MO;iT SKI.F-SACK1K1IC.1NG WIFK. She Gives Her'Husband Up to Another AVomatt oil Ke-tiui*sl. Evansvllle. Ind., Jan. 11.—J. W. Martin, of Omaha, Neb., a painter and decorator, came here thn»e years ago. leaving his wife at Oinah.a. where she was secretary of the city library. They corresponded frequently, and durin.? th. holidays Mrs. Martin paid her husband a visit, remaining here for several days. During her stay she was informed by her husband that he had fallen in love •with a young woman of this city. whos. name he gave. There was no reproaches 011 her part and Saturday night ^tit- started foi home, kissing both her husband and his new love an affectionate )?ood-bye, and wishing them a happy life. Mrs. Max tin will apply for a divorce after reach- Ing Omaha, and when it is grafted Martin and his new love will be married. I.** a Customer C'wrdmw. Terre Haute, Ind.. J'aii. 11. — After twenty-five years' s«nrice "Willijun E Donaghoe, cashier of this National State bank, has lost his position, besides several thousand dottars cas'h. because ht l>«rmlUe<l Russell B. Harrison to overdraw the account of tie Terre Haute Street Railway company Co that eiten *t hl» bank. Xoonihlnm- tritlt • Conscience. H«w AJtmnr. I*d.. faa. 11.—Buck H the Indiana reformatory for Illicit dl»tilling. completed his sentence and was brought here to take the pauper's oath, that he might secure remission of $100 fine. As his property is valued more than fxf-mpted by law, he refused tu >ake the oath. He wasi remanded to jail to await action_by Judge Baker. Har'I-, of MiHH-y in That Girl. Dak-sville. Ind.. Jan. 11. — Crystal LauKhner, G years old, daughter of Mr. and"Mrs. Bf-n Laughner, of Anderson, who has be*n visiting her grandparents. Mr. and Mrs. diaries Benbow. at this place, is able to throw almost every joint in her body out of place with" ease and without pain. She can displace 1/oth joints of her thumbs tit the same time, can throw any of her lingers out of joint, dislocate her shoulders and turn her armsi upside down and throw every toe on both feet out of joint at thejiame moment. He Would Succeed Turple. Knox, Ind.. Jan. 11. — George H. Brown, the wealthy landowner of this place, who disappeared so mysteriously while on a business trip to Urbana and Champaign, Ills., Oct. 29. returned to his home Saturday r.ight. Several weeks ago search was made for Brown In Chicago and at Champaign, where he was last seen. HP was not found and it now develops that he has been in central Illinois since leaving here. He is In financial difficulty, Hud Ml» Eyeball Crushed. Martinsvllle, Ind., Jan. 11. — Jasper Bundin. of Jefferson township, lost an eye and will probably lose his life by an accident. While assisting in moving a house one of the chains broke and and a link struck him in the right eye, destroying the sight and completely crushing the eyeball. It is feared that the injury will prove fatal. Acquitted of a Charge of Perjury. Kokomo, Ind., Jan. 11.—George Philips, of Elvvood, a. saloonkeeper, pugilist, actor and aeronaut, who was arrested last summer while making a balloon ascension at Hamilton, O., was acquitted by a. jury here, and he is now free, after lying several months in jail. Ha was accused of perjury in the procurement of a loan. <5co, H. Brown Has Keturned. Fort Wayne. Ind., Jan. 11.—Judge W. G Colorick, of this city, may be a candidate for the United States senator- hip, to succeed Senator Turple. He as 'been prominent in state politics md is a strong silver ma.n. He was in ongress early In the '803. The Men Can Go to Vt'ork Now. Muncie, Ind., Jan. 11.—The juvenile trike at the Ball Brothers' fruit-jar vorks Is practically ended, with the ompany the victor. Many of the boys ave returned to work at former wages, and the rest will report for duty. THEY WILL BLESS THAT LAW. Some More of tho Annoyances of the Latest Congressional Wisdom. Niagara Falls, N. T., Jan. 11.—The United States custom officers stationed at both bridges have been notified to ,eize anything that looked like seal- kin. Nearly all on the Canadian side were notified to leave thdrsacks. gloves and caps there if they did not want hem confiscated. The situation at Niagara Falls is probably different Yom that at any other point on the •rentier. Both sides of the river are hickly settled and the Canadian and American population go back and forth daily. On the'Canadian side, back of the high bluffs, a number of wealthy fami- ies have country seats and a great many of the women In these families as well as Canadian women who wear sealskin coats, pass over the river to the American side dally while out driv- ng and making' calls. The sealskin garments taken from their wearers are turned into the appraisers' office at the custom house, where the owner, after filing application, must wait until notice has been sent to the secretary of :he treasury for a decision in the matter. _^__ Indications of a Murder. Tuscola. Ills., Jaji. 11.—Robert Vandeventer, a well-known young man of Camargo, was found dead along the Indianapolis. Decatur and Western railroad track. Indications are such that lead his friends to believe he was murdered. The Weather We May Kipect, Washington, Jan. 11. - Following are the weather indications for twenty-four hours from S p. m. yesterdav: For Indiana and Illinois-Threatening weather and light rains; easterly to northeasterly winds. For Lower Michigan-Fair weather, followed by increas inc cloudiness, with light rain or snow tonight: light northeasterly winds. For upper Michigan—Threatening weather and light snow; light easterly winds; warmer toniplit. For Wisconsin—Probably lipht snow; warmer tonight: light easterly winds. For Iowa—Light snow, easterly winds. THE MARKETS. Chicago Grain and I'roduco. Chicago, Jan. 10. Following were the quotations on the Board of Trade today: \Vheat—Janu- ary opttied 92V:0. closed 91% c: May. opened !>0«ic. closed 90^sc: July, opened S:-%c. closed S1^4c. Corn—January, opened and closed nominal: May. opened and closed -S-^c. Pork—January, opened $9.i", closed nominal; May opened $9.40. closed S9.S2V-:. Lard—January, opened $4.70, closed nominal; May opened $4.S">. closed S4.T7M;. Produce: Butter — Extra creamery. 20c per rt>: extra dairy. 1"°' fresh packing stock. 12c. Eggs—Fresh stock 21c per doz. Dressed Poultry—Turkeys 9$fllc per n>; chickens. T^iSTSc; ducks_^ "(SSc- Potatoes — Northwestern. sO® 60c per bu. Sweet Potatoes—Illirois, $2.00(iK!.00 per bbl. Chicago Live Stock. Chicago. Jan. 10. Hogs—Estimated receipts for the day 41,1100^: sales ranged at $3.1al?3.53 for pig;?. S3.45lffS.70 for light. S3.40!g3-4.=> for rough packing. S3.50iff3.70 for mixed and $o 50(g p 3.6TV> for heavy packing and ship- pin? lots." Cattle—Estimated -receipt for'the day, 19.00C: quotations ranged at Sa.Wlg'o.ab for choice to extra steers $4.454f'L95 good to choice do.. S4.35!@'4,S; fair tc> good. $'i'.SO@4.40 common to medium cio JS 70(g'4.20 butchers' steers S3.00@:!.75 stockers. 53.60(34.25 feeders i2.00<J?;:.90 cows. S2.60(&4.50 heifers. $2.41 C*.W> bulls, oxen ana stags. SS.OOg'4.30 Texas steers, and J3.50@S.7a veal calves Sheep and Lambs—Estimated receipts for tl«: day, M.OOS; quotations ranfrerd at $3.60@4.50 westerns. *3.10@4.T5 natives and (4.£09i.S5 Iambi Mllwmnfcte Gndn. Milwaukee, Ja». 10. Wht-tt—Firmer; No. 1 Borthem, 92c Xo. I spriBK, ST^Sfc^ May. »0c. Cora— Sinn: No. S. -JT%«. O»»—Ix>-»«r: N». I Trhite, :4«*w«. »re" White. *fc. MILLIONS IN MONEY SAVED. This Method of Saving Helps to Enrich the People. How the People are Saving More Money Than in Any Other Way. A Way to Have What is Seeded aud let SSTC Enormous Sums. The jrneat millionaire, Rothschild, said: "To save money Is toe secret; of riches." Then; are few larger expenses lo the household than doctor's fees, together with the cost of filling prescriptions. Hundreds of millions of dollars are thus spent annually. It is evident, therefore, If this vast expense can be stopped, It will result, in an enormous saving to the people Community is becoming keenly alHe to this fact, since the people are rapidly learning the great truth that Dr. Greene's Nervura blood and nerve remedy Is fast taking the place; of physicians and their prescriptions: In households everywhere, and that this really wonderful medicine will! cure in cases where even physlelansi fail. People are waking to the sure and indisputable fact tbat a few bottles of Dr. Greene's Nervura will do more good in the average case than a, bundred dollars spent in physician'si fees and prescriptions- Mr. L. W. Paul, 7 Market St., Somersworth, N. H., says:— "I first took Dr. Greene's Nervura blood and nerve remedy because I elt that my blood was in a poor tate and needed cleansing: besides, I was troubled with shooting pains ,hrough my chest. The pains at- ected me badly in walking, and at imes would almost cut my breath ofl ! had read the lectures of Dr.Greene, and felt that he was a well-read poy- iclan and competent to prepare a medicine capable of beaeiting the yatem; then again, I knew that influential people were using the Ner- mra and speaking very highly of it, BO I determined to try it. I only used one bottle of Dr. Greene's Ner- vura blood and nerve remedy and it cured me. I have not felt the need of medicine since the first bottle." Yo« can be cured by Dr. Greene's Nervura blood and nerve remedy at the trifling expense of a few dollars, and in this way perhaps save hundreds for your family. ODD FELLOWS. MIGHTY GA FISH. Thi» Monslor at tb» Orinoco Wfll E»t »n Ox *f: a Me»L An Inhabitant of the Orinoco river, of which little is known beyond the shores of the waters in wMch it lives, is that strange mail-clad fish called the ga. or armadi'.lb fish. It grows from five to eight feet long and is of extraordinary thickness in proportion to its length. Its body is protected by armor similar to that of the armadillo and its head terminates in a triangular peak, from twelve to twenty inches long, and eight to fourteen inches broad at the base, which, when opened, displays a series of cross- ridges above and below, sharpened and as hard as teeth. This fish will attack anything that comes within its reach—horse, ox, jaguar, or man, seizing its prey with its beak and taking out, in a clean, triangular piece, as large a mouthful of. flesh and bone as it is able to compass at a bite. It is rare that any creature once seized by the ga escapes it, being usually killed or crippled by the first bite. The ga is seldom taken, for its armor protects it from the natives' spears, and when hooked it dives, head foremost into the mud of the river bottom, from which it is almost impossible to dislodge it. "The only gs. that ever I had. a chance to examine was found in a dried up pool on shore, where it had been stranded after an inundation," said Dr. A. H. Ellis, recently arrived in New York, after several years' residence in Venezuela. He was telling a group of friends about the fish and reptiles of the Orinoco. He continued: "I hooked a ga once, but failed to land it. I was In charge of the cattle steamer Coratel on the Orinoco, and we were at anchor at Imataca Island, off the mouth of the Rio Toro. I saw an ox, that had waded into the water keep his footing, and tten rush out of the water, with naif his brisket bitten away. " 'That's the work of a ga, sir, salo my Scotch engineer, who had been on the river for ten years. 'Now that he's got around to the cattle's drinking place you'll see more of that wort if we stay here.' " 'Is there no way to catch him?' I asked. Will he bite at a hook?' " 'Certainly, sir, if you bait it with anything that's eatable. But that's ali there is to it, A cable and steam- winch couldn't get a ga up from the bottom.' " 'We'll see,' I said. 'Let's make a hook first that will hold.' "We went down into the engin« room, found a pinch bar two'and a half feet long, and forged it into a look with a strong barb and a ring at the end of the shank. To this we fastened a new three-quarter inch rope, and, baiting the hook with a young vid, took k out in a boat and dropped ,t into the water near where we had seen the ox attacked; then we rowed back to the steamer, where the other erid of the rope was belayed. We kept feeling of the rope, which presently grew taut, straining hard on the sclaying pin. The ga had seized the 3siit. The engineer and I, with two native sailors, tried to haul the fish in hand over hand, but we might as well lave tried to pull a tree up by the roots for all the line we gained. Then we passed the rope round the capstan, and set it going. The line seemed almost ready to part, but at last some±in£; gave way below and it slackened. We pulled it in and there was our hook straightened out like a bar, while, fast to tiie barb, were two of the bony ridges from the ga's jaw. The fish evidently had seized the hook and could not disgorge it. but tho strain that tore the hook from its jaw failed to •tart the ga from the bottom." UNITED WORKMEN. A Faithful Laborer In the Pennsylvania Jurisdiction—BoucU Shovinc*. Pennsylvania jurisdiction is specially intcriwtiiis to the order as being the birthplace of the A. O. U. W. It is also noted as huvins had the same grand recorder for 22 consi-ciitive years. Joseph M. McXair of Alleshany City, who was re-elected for the twenty-second time as graod recorder of the grand lod^e at its List session, is the faithful and efficient officer who has Membership Clnt>« as Aids to Lodges. Triple Link Notoi. The formation of membership clubs is ex nu>re value to lodges than is generally supposed. By this menns a friendly rivalry is created between two sets of members, which, whik^it docs not always lead to the results »ined at, yet invariably does accomplish the bringing in of some petitions for initiation. Another result often gained is an increased attendance and a consequent greater interest in the work of the lodge. In some cases these membership clubs hnvo swelled the membership of organizations iunuzingly. Palestine encampment of Lynn enjoys the reputation of conferring tbe patriarchal degree in a manner that is unsurpassed in Massachusetts. Samuel P. Morris, secretary of Spring Garden lodge, Philadelphia, has been a member of the order of Odd Fellows for 55 years, and is now serving his fifty-second year as secretary of his lodge. Turn over a new leaf thi.-? ye;ir and be a better Odd Fellow in 189S than you were in 1S97. Indiana has under headway a movement to build a home for the aged Odd Fellows and orphans of that jurisdiction, and Greensburfr, Intl., is making an effort to secure the location. The winter campaign is on us. Let it be a profitable one. Every brother can help. If all third degrea meml>ers were also encampment members, there would noi be nearly so many dropped for nonpay ment of dxvs. Major General J. P. Ellacott has been honored by the grand jurisdiction of Iowa by being commissioned by Grand Master J. C. Koontz to lecture in the state. One of the pleasant incidents of the Uli nois Rebekah assembly was the presenta tion to Grand Representative W. E. Carlin of an elegant jewel in honor of the services rendered the Rebekahs in instructing them in the secret work. A brother who has been dropped from membership in his subordinate lodge can not bold membership in a Bebekah lodge South Carolina has a subordinate mem bership of 855 and 291 Kebekahs. •"' JOSEPH M. M'SAIK. BO long served his jurisdiction. That be is honest, able and painstaking is amply proved by the regard In which he is held by the order. East St. Louis lodge is one of the banner lodges of Illinois. Mount Olive, Security and Putnam lodges of St. Louis have consolidated and will henceforth be known as Security. No. 44. It begins with 255 members. A lodge was instituted in Buffalo a short time ago with 100 charter members. That breaks the record for 1S97. As the result of a smoke talk held by Mystic lodge of Lynn, 2S applications were received at the following meeting, nine more were known to bo in the hands of members who were unavoidably absent and seven candidates were initiated. Hta Own Gr»Te. John Novak (better known as Bo- biimian John) is now on his way to Atlanta, Ga., to remove the headboard from his own grave, where be was buried in 1S94. In 1893, near Atlanta, John, while chopping timber, espied a la.rge bear with a cub, and fought the mother for the cub. during which he received several injuries by gentle taps from the old bear. But, finally by a fortunate blow with bis axe, he laid old bruin out, and bleeding aud sore, triumphantly walked into town with the cub. That fall John suddenly dis- aippeared from the camp, none of his friends knowing whither he had gone. In tbe fall of 1S94 the remains of a man were found m the woods near where Jorm bad his victorious battle •with the bear. Nothing was r'ouno about the bones with which to identify the unfortunate man save a large slieathkmfe, such as Bohemian John wore. It was then and there concluded that John had attempted to capture another cub, and thereby lost his life. His old friends gathered the bones, took them to town, gave them decent burial and placed :a the head of the grave, a board bearing the inscription: "Sacred to the memory of Bohemian John killed by a bear, 1S93." ' John met young "Fred" Davis in fiis place, one of the party who assisted at the burial, and it was with difficulty that he convinced "Fred" that he was still in the iand of the living. Klectrle Fl{tf»«c« In Cburcli. What is probably the most complete electric outfit in any church in Greater New York has just been put into St Paul's Methodist Episcopal Church at Stith Street and West End Avenue. It is, in working order in the Sunday School room, and tho plant is designed to stipply the churclti itself when that isi completed. One of the features is aa automatic s'sritchboard that regulates' the current, and another is a v*ry large blower -un t>y a ten-horse power electric motor. The Sunday School room is sup >tied with fans, and the church Trill be. The new or? . IF also to be na bj electricity.- .;" Yorfe Tiinee. KNIGHTS 'OF PYTHIAS. Kickers Cause Dissensions In the Lodge. Plume Tips. How unpleasant it is to enter a lodge and find the, members in a heated discussion over some trifling thing that amounts ;o nothing. How discouraging it is for » uew member to visit the lodge and find almost the entire evening taken up by one or two lodge kickers. How can any lodge expect a now member in tbe order to become interested when these kickers are tolerated at each and every convention. There will be a gradual falling off of the attendance, and then the officers ask the cause. 1C is pleasant to think that such is not the case in the greater number of lodges.—Providence Journal. The object of the order of the Knights of Khorassan is to cultivate the social side of life and to endeavor to bring Pythians together. Pythianism teaches loyalty to the government and flag under which we live. The admission into a lodge of the order has been the turning point in the lives of many young men. They have been shown that -it is not all of life that we see in tbe mad rush for possession of worldly goods. The uniform rank gained foothold in Tennessee in 1881. Now there is a company in every important tovrn or city in the state. _______^___ MACCABEES. BABY HUMORS Instant relief for skin-tortured babies and rest for tired mothers in a warm bath with CrntTRA So.tr, anil a single application of CmcunA (ointment), the great skin care. The only speedy and economical treatment for •helling, burning, bleeding, scaly, and pimply humors of the skin, scalp, and blood.. (uticura 1* wild ihrouptooilt the world, rVn«n IrmtN) AND CwKwu-it. dit.Mitu.TioN. Sole I"r«pri<uir*, Boston. £j* •• Ho* W Cure Kv*rr Kaby Humor," mailed fttv. BABY BLEMISHES and Cun-,! rKA stur. Col. Edwards, one of the jolliest Scotchmen whoever cracked a joke, s a guest at the Johnston. , How's This! We offer One Hundred Dollars nvirmrd for any case of Catarrh tbat cannot be cured by [all's Catarrh Cure. F. J. CHENEY & CO., Props., Toledo, Q-. Wo, the undersig-ned, nave known F. J heney for tne last 15 years, and beliere kin erfectly honorable in all business transitions, and financially able to carry out any ob- tlonfi made by their firm. WIST & TKDAX, Wholesale Druggist*, Toledo. Ohio. •VALDISG, KIKNAS & MARVIN, Wholesale Druggists, Toledo, 0. Hall's Catarrh Cure Is taken Inwardly, *o» ng directly upoo the blood amd m«. ous surfaces of tie system. Price, 75c ;p«r jottle, Sold by all druggist*. Testl«non;iaJ& entfree, Hall's family Pills are the be?f. Wm Herrmann has returned to otre Daae university, South Bend* o resume his studies. RhenmatiMB Cured in a Day.- ' 'Myetic Cure" for rheumatism »»«T ieu- raltfia radically cures in 1 to 8 days. I%» ctlon upon the system is rrmarkavle fc»«l aysterious It removes at once tk« wise nd the disease Immediately disappear!. 1'he- rst dose irreatly benefits. 75 cents. Sold by W. H. Brinffhurst,.'drugglst. LagaM- •ort. It Is better to take Hood's Saraa- ^larllla than to experiment with ua- cnown and untried preparations. We know Hood's Sarsaparilla'actually and permanently cures. Hood's pills act easily and promptly in the liver and bowels. Cure sicfc leadache. Mrs. J. C. Phillips, of El wood, ia he city for a short visit with rela- Ives. Scratch, scratch, scratch; unable o attend to business during the day ir sleep during the ni«;ht. Itching illes—horrible plague. Doan's Ointment cures. Never falls. At any rug store, 50 cects. Encouraging Prospect* For th« New Tear. I'roint Various Tent». The net increase in membership in the supreme tent for November, 1897, was 1,084 as against 858 for the same month of 1896. This is evidence that the suspensions ware much less in proportion than they were a year ago. Taking the abovo as a basis for estimating the winter's results, the outlook was never mote encouraging. Newly elected commanders should post themselves on parliamentary law. All uncalled assessments which have been paid in advance at the member's death will bo paid to the beneficiary, in addition to the benefits. Public installations are tho order of the day in New Jorsey. In case of permanent and total disability thu order pays one-tenth of thu face oi the certiiicjitu uanually., und there i.s a relief from tho payment of further assessments. Koynl Arcanum. It has never been the policy of the sn- premo council to contest claims for the mere purpose of avoiding payment, tbt solo object being to mete out justice both to the claimant and tbe order. A ono mun committee feels the whole measure of responsibility, while with thret or more be divides between his fellov, committeemen and takes only his share. "Everything in our city looks blue as far as new members are concerned. That blamed old change of rate question keeps every one guessing," says a Pennsylvania secretary. The importance of the orator in a COUE cil cannot be overestimated. In fact, the orator practically has the success of the council in his own hands. To get mem bers to attend council meetings always has been an 1 ! always will be t-he great prob lem, and the orator is the one to solve it. •Che Newark Farmers' Mutual Insurance company, of Koclc county, WJs., has only had J465 In losses to pay im the past year, and but en* assessment ha« been levies in tkrc* years. The tfttal risks CM**** fo»t o» to 9660,~ A Happy Tlianjrht. Fair Bicyclist (hysterical! y ir. Officer, Mr. Officer! somei-c toJen my bicycle. Officer—Phwat koind av a "boicycle -vruz ut? Fair Bicyclist—Way, it was g«ared, hollow-Mela, seU-ol! •. tachabU tirea, movable spo :-.(double ball-bearings, and— s . bow I oome ta tkink of it. -~ as atawhed t* tifea Arcanum. £ of the supreme secretary indi the work IE New York jurisdic r from what it should be with it, m bership. • council, No. 4, boasts a fine or oxnposed of members of the oonn council, Brooklyn, pays a salarj ita secretory and $500 to the col tnden conncil the "rotation in eory only applies to those wh ittrfnllyin the tubordlnite rta Notice of Election. The annual meeting of the- share holders of The City National Bank of Iwogans- port, Indiana, for the election of nine directors for the ensuing year, will be keld at their office on Tuesday, January llth., 1898, fro» ten o'clock a. m. to four o'clock p. m. F. R. Fowler, 1898 JAMAEY. 189& Su. Mo. 16 23 30 3 Tu. 10 11 17 24 18 25 We. 12 19 26 Th. 13 20 27 Fr. 21 28 Sa. 15 22. 29 McCoy's New European Hotel COR. CURK AND VAN BUREk .ft. CHICAGO. FIRE PROOF. One block from C. B. I. & P. a»A It, S. * M- S. RallroMI A«f»t, Improvements costing $75,000.00 hive just been completed, and the house »ow offers every convenience to be found U ajf hotel, incladint hot and cold water, decwfe Ught and steam heat in every rooot. Rates 7S cent* per day and upward*. First class restaurant in connection. WILUAM NcCOT,

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