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PRACTICE WHAT THEY PREACH. English Comes Neat Having a Horror from the Flood to Record. SWEPT AWAY BY THE MAD WATEES •Unfortunates Only liJivtd from Death by J'.ruve and Durins Work—Whole Town Kept Awake All S:lBlit—Masonic Mutual Benefit Society Fj Ic* a. Deed of Aasign- aieiit—.Mineral Wnol from .Limestone — Bliiit-clluneous Statir Xote». English, Ind., Jan. 22.—One of the most disastrous floods ever known to English was felt Thursday night, when three of the five bridges ovw Line Blue river were washed away. Nine horses •within the corporation and a large number in the suburbs are reported drowned. A large number of fat hogs were lost. Nearly fifty persons on Court street bridge, when, the bridge was swept from Its moorings, were saved from drowning only by citizens risking their lives in the work o£ lifesaving. The town during the night was a. Dandemonium, with the cries of horses, cattle and hogs, turned loose by the owners, anl running at large in the streets. Daniel Lambdon, one of the rescuers of the bridge, before alluded to, was carried a half-mile down the creek before rescued. Kept Bniiy Savlnu Women iind Children. He had sought protection by holding to a tree, and ivas more dead than Blive when rescue.!. Many of the houses In the low ground.! were four and a half feet deep In wate::. Nearly a thousand cords of stove-wood were carried from f this part of town. The less to loggers -will be several thousand dollars. More than fifty horsemen were kept busy all night removing women and children. A disastrous fire was escaped by men and •women carrying the hundreds of barrels of unslacked lime from warehouses to the outside of the business portion. An amusing incident was observed •while James Hughes tried to tie his hog pen and found the roof covered •with rats. He could not bear the idea of killing rats, and all escaped. MASONIC MUTUAL BENEFIT SOCIETY. Goes Into the Hands of A»s.ignees Because Meinbe::» Won't Pay. Indianapolis, Jan. 22.—The board of directors of the Masonic Mutual Benefit Society of Indis.na yesterday flled a deed of assignment, naming Irvin Robbins, of this city, and II. C. Megrew, manager of the concern, as assignees. The schedule of assets was filed in Wank. The concern has been in trouble for years, and is far behind in payments to claima.nts. The membership has shrunk to a.bout 1,900. It was organized in 1869 t.nder Masonic auspices, but the fraternity has repudiated the management. ):t was an assessment association. Claims already allowed but not paid amount to $50,COO; outstanding claims not allowed, U50.000; due from members, $54,000. If delinquents would pay assessments the managers say the concern could pay out. The assignees hava decided to issue a circular letter of Information to all concerned. A statement of the condition of the assets and liabilities will be made. The Masonic Mutual will be closed out and the assignees will suggest that all of its risks may be reinsured in seme other company. MINERAL WOOL FROM LIMJFSTOXE. Discovery Made by a Chemist In a Steel Plant at Anderson, Ind. Anderson, Ind., Jan. 22.—C. C. Hall, a St. L.ouls man brought to Alexandria to take charge oil the Union Steel company's chemical laboratory, has made a most remarkable discovery whereby he is enabled to convert limestone into mineral wool. In making experiments a, month ago in hopes of findingachem- Ical solution needed at the steel mill he found that certain kinds of limestone •were converted into a lava when subjected to chemical preparations and teat instead of becoming brittle. On this he began to work and has succeeded in making the purest white mineral wool that could be found. In a refined state it can be used in the finer textures and in the rough state it partakes of the nature of asbestos. Trial of a School! Teacher. Lebanon. Ind., Jan. 22.—C. C. Tansel, teacher of the Elizavtlle schools, recently had occasion to whip some of his girl pupils for misdemeanor. The girls retaliated by filing charges against him before Trustee Joseph Swope and County Superintendent B. H. Harney. The charges were three in number: First, that the punishment was unjust: second, that he was partial; third, that he had expressed the opinion that it was not necessary to go to church in order to get to heaven. The trial took place Thursday afternoon. The entire neighborhood turned out en masse. The last charge was dismissed because nc evidence was submitted to show that the opinion had been expressed in the schi»'. room. Tansel was acquitted o' the other charges. Saw Mill Destroyed by Fire. Muneie, Ind.. Jan. 22.—David Cam mack's saw mill at Cammack. six miles •west of this city, was destroyed b fire shortly after midnight, together with a Quantity of lumber and severa freight cars standing on the Lake Eri> and Western railway side-track. Th< total loss is 512.000. of which SG.OOO is on the mill. There is practically no insur ance. The fire is supposed to have or ieinated from a KS* jet in the top of the mil's, and the building was in flames bo fore discovery. On Their Regular Monthly Strike Lebanon, Ind., Jan. 22.—The men em ployed in the Chicago and Southeastern railway shops here have gone on thei regular monthly strike. Heretofore thej have struck for only one month's back pay. This time they are demandin settlement in full of all wages du them. The company is behind wit •most of the men about eight months. More Morrlsson Estate Litigation. Richmond. Ind., Jan. 22.—The audito of Wayne county has placed on the ta. duj)lic»te «.t J12a.OOO for the years fron UJl to 1898 inciuslY* the stock to th Use and Ad?i: DORVAL'S WILD RIDE. Down an Icj- Mountain and Into the St» e Kiver. The famous toboggan mountain is the pride of Montreal. The scenery in its immediate vicinity is very beautiful. The water glides over a stratum of rock and Br.n I Like Goldsmith's parson who_ ~""~ Tried eaoh nrt,reproved each dull delay. Allured t3 brighter worlds and led the way. great preachers throughout tht ountry have been the most untiring' ind earnest In telling the truth about Paine's celery compound, in urging sick people to use it, find at ihe same time they themselves have employed the great remedy Ip. their own homes with results than have tesdhy kept up their faith in its health giving power. It Is significant that Paine'!} celery jompound stands alone as the one remedy that Is freely used in the lomes not only of clergymen, but of all liberally as well as professionally educated men: physicians, lawyers, Bchool teachers and others, while every other remedy purporting to accomplish equal results, is p:romptly Shown the door. No class of men have the public good so disinterestedly at heart as clergy men ;none others see so intimately the allairs of so many homes. It is their business to know the sad side, sorrows and sufferings. As confidant, jonfessor and comforter they learn the truth as even the physician of ten fails to do. And clergymen recomraend;Paine's celery compound wherever they enter a home where some member needs Another great preacher, the Rev. food well digested that produces flesh S. Corner, pastor of St, Paul's English Lutheran church, Washington, D. C.. says: Washington, D.G.,May 15,1897. Wells, Richardson & Co., Gentlemen—Have taken. Paine's atidfblood. Paine's celery compound disposes this Dody to take on flesh.it makes tho breath sweeter, the strength more enduring, the body plumper and the spirits better. Dyspeptics and nervous, sickly per celery compound as a tonic, and am laona ^ wno9e i whole lives are a failure, pleased to certify that so far as I have been able to test it I have found it quite satisfactory. Yours very truly, S. DOMER. St. Paul's Eng. Luth. Churcb. both as to Bnjoyment and usefulness, ought to leiirn now closely their debility, aches and pains depend on their general run-down conditlon,and that the sensible, lasting cure can only come from building up their It cannot be repeated too often j g . enera j health and constitution. This that the stomach is the fountain Ja tbe g ran( i mission of Paine's celery which supplies every part of the body. Com p 0un d, It cures neuralgia.rheu If the stomach is sicfc, tbe brain, • — ,-,_..,..... heart, liver, bowels and kidneys are all sick. The trouble may all be felt in one spot; it may be in the stomach itself, or It may be in the brain, or in a rheumatic muscle. It will be felt in the weakest place. purifying of the blood and strengthening of tired nerves. Paine's celery compound is fully com petent to correct all such disordered conditions of the stoma«h, and to restore a healthy, hearty tone that will euable it to meet every demand made upon it by hard-worked brain, heart and nerves. A dyspeptic soomach cannot furnish sweet, healthy cbyme.as the digested fond !s called, but acids and poisonous gases, and the brain and JEAN DOI3VAL. makes an unbroken fall into a lovely pool covering about 50 acres in space, and thence rims out into tbe St. Lawrence river. When winter sets in, the mist from the falls congeals and forms a mound or hill of ice, very steep and slippery. Steps are cut in the sido nearest the waterfall, and up this, clad in their picturesque "blanket" suits, a gay crowd climb, dragging their toboggans after them. Arrived at the top, they go whirling down the slope and out into the St. Lawrence river with frightful rapidity. The mound is so precipitous and rhe speed attained by the toboggan so great, that the slightest irregularity is apt to produce an upset, generally resulting in broken bones. Although the feat is extremely dangerous, it is the custom of Jean Dorval to visitf tho spot once each season and shoot tbe hill on Norwegian skis. The act is one of ex- tremo danger and hazard, but the plucky Norwegian has never failed to accomplish it successfully. HORSE RACING. Promising Ontlook for the Bit New York Events Next Year. Tho New York Futurity for 1900 has nearly a thousand entries and promises to equal anything in the old days of prosper ity. 3. B. Hag/Jin is tho largest nominat or, heading tke list with 196; Milton Youiag comes second, with 57; the Bell Mead scud has 44; August Beljnont, 83 Marcus Daly, 81; J. K. and F. P. Ksene 25; A. H. and D. H. Morris, 18; Gideon & Daly, 8, and C. yieischmann Sons, 8. Among tbe otner nominators arei Perry Belraont, O. P. Belmont, Clay & Woodford, B. G. Thomas, F. Gebhard, S. Sanford & Sons, estate of Byron McClelland, J. E. Madden, S. S. Brown, L. O. Appleby, James Galway, W, O'B. MacDonough, \V. A. Chanler, Goughacre's stud, Eastin & Lariibie, Edward Kelly, B. W. Yfalden & Sons, B. J. Hancock, W. Charles Pardy, Hazlewood stable, August Clason, S. S. Howland, J. Will Forsyth, W. P. Norton, J. ,D. Neat, Duke & Wlshard, Turney Bros., Williams & Kadford and about 70 others. The Brooklyn aod Suburban handicaps and other prominent stakes of the Brooklyn and Coney Island Jockey club calendars for nest season will keep pace Vf ith tbe Futurity and eclipse previous records as regards the number of entries which they attract. MORE POWER. An Exten§ion Crank Designed to Aid Bicycle Riders. A plausible device has been brought out to affect an increase of power in bicycles. A writer in The Wheel declares it to be. reasonable and practical. The device is: practically an extension crank, which or. tho downward thrust provides a direct leverage of nine inches, the foot traveling in a true circle of six inches, which is whati PIMPLY FACES Pimples, blotch**, blackheads, red. K>ogl>, oily, n,oU,y .kin, itching. *»!>• *«>lp, dry. tbitt. ««t falling hair, and baby blemishes pnjreated »T Ccric'JKA SOAP, the most effective «kin ponfy- iug and beautifying soap in the world,»« well»» purest and ewcoteH for toilet, both, and nurtcry. (uticura Is M-M throuRhout th? wofW. PcriftR T. fc C. CV>W., S***BLOOD HUMORS c ^Eal%SS!>5«>. Lafayette Courier states that Dr. Stone, of Purdue university, will lecture in Logansport tomorrow night on "The Sugar Beet and Sugar Beet Industry." roatism, stomach troubles, blood diseases and headaches by this enlightened, broad treatment. Pure blood and plenty of it, quiet, satisfactorily led nerves and a condition of the brain, that mates sound, sweet sleep it safe-guard against all nervous troubles once when Paine's celery compound is used. If you are "played out," to use a forcible street phrase, can't digest, cau'c work and have lost courage, Paine's celery compound will show itself to be the best friend you ever had. your It will enable you to forget stomach, and will do for you ,' Jt h&a done fQT SQ roany Otber9 uei » uuuio nuGi° =>umv, lin-mw^ ~~. — ; posonous eases, an e r , v./>«i (••v.w a general building up of the body, a S erves thr f 3 ge ' t poi80Q instead ot | -make you again a healthy, Ut^L V CIS UUU3 o ** V'UiwW** «.MU H wv> w . food. It is not food swallowed, but man or woman. EXTENSION CEAJvC. Inventors have been striving to obtain. To obtain this result a fixed support is ruounted eccentrically on the bottom Mon-isson-Plummer Drusr company. «f Chicago owned by the Morrisson estate Would tres.de Over of this city. It is claimed that this Anderson. Ind.. Jan. 22. — Attorney property is taxable here and has been Fred I. Hollaway, formerly of Evans- omitted from the duplicates. The heirs ville, and well known in Indianapolis, to the Morrisson estate claim that it i? ' announced his candidacy for the presi- not taxable in Indiana and will carry ' - "- T^.-O,,,, R 0 n,,y,i,> a r, the case to the supreme court. Bnt Is Stilt After the Ottice. Anderson. Ind.. Jan. 22—1. P. Watts, .candidate for congress in the Eighth Indiana district, was opposed by Judjre Marsh, of Winchester. Realizing that :lt would not do for Randolph county to have two candidates, it was left to s. vote of the central committee who should retire. Watts lost. He moved over into this county and announced himself as a candidate from Madison county, claiming that his contract was binding- only for Randolph county. Haa Invented Perpetual Motion. Muncie. Ind., Jan. 22.—For weeks John O. Ratliff, of this city, has been secretly working on a mechanical device •which he claims will revolutionize the •world's machinery. Today he says that his invention is a perpetual motion machine, fashioned after the plan suggested by Edison as one that might be successful—a machine without a. center. Ratliff says that the idea was revealed to hiia about one year ago in a dream dency of the Indiana Republican League, heretofore known as the Lin- . .,. onjii. ^. „ „. coin League. The election will take j j-j, e course of her remarks she advanced place at Lafayette in two weeks. The i tr , e theory that religious influences JANE ADDA'MS TALKS OF CHICAGO. Taking for Her Theme "A Study of a CUi- <ui"0 Alderman." Ann Arbor, Mich., Jan. 22.—Miss Jane Addams, of the Hull House, Chicago, delivered a sensational lecture here on "A Study of a Chicago Alderman." In other candidates are- rsfartin. Huff, of Daviess county; Daniel E. Storm, of Lafayette, and J. W. Egbert, of Lajjro. And Quietly Stole Away. Auburn. Ind.. Jan. 22.—James Kannel. a merchant who for many years had stores at Metz and Alvarado in Steuben county, north of here, is missing. He dispossed of his stocks of goods quietly and at once disappeared. It is believed he took about 54,000 -with him. He leaves numerous debts, the ag-gregate being estimated at over SLOOO. Kannel leaves a. wife and daughter at Metz. Collage Slakes an Assignment. Columbus, Ind., Jan. 22.—Hartsville college, located near here, aa old and at one time leading educational institution of Indiana, is closed. The entire property has been assigned to Arthur Galbraith. The college was established ! In 1S5U The failure was brought about } br toe split in the United Brethren j church, Trtiich, conducted it. -^._ I ' •; the people altogether too eirsi, every Btuu=u» i^"»« *»= Weaker strongly advocated ination once a terra showing improvement speaKer iirou^u au. _v^-j,_i -^nrtit-.Jrm R*vnnd. a. num- failed to be of much value in the cause of reform for the reason that they held aloof from the people altogether too much. The speaker str...^.. _. attacking- corruption with something like its own weapons. She held that Che poorer classes appreciated kindness and a big heart more than the abstract principles of the so-called reformers and would not give up their popular favorites unless some one suitable to their standards was put forward. The great evils which result from corruption in the municipal affairs of Chicago, she said, arise not so much from the fact that money is taken, from the public treasury, but from the fact that political ideas are becoming debauched and the true ideals of Democracy lowered. Endowment for a CoII«g« CSajr, Madison, Ind., Jan. 2±—The widow of Dr. Thomas I. Cogley cas presented to Hanover college J50.000 to endow a chair of phyrics TM tfaatjastttution. bracket, on which the pedal crank revolves on ball bearings and is connected by a link 50 the crank, which transmit* power to the sprocket. It will be seen by this arrangement that the leverage or waste power of the up stroke is thrown out of its course to be applied where it is required and where tbe power is applied—on tbe downward thrust of the cranks. Tbe only eixtra friction involved is tbe revolving of thewrtra ball bearing which tbe invention requires. Gymnastic Keforro. Dr. Sargent of Harvard says that tho gymnasium is not well enough patronized ;ind proposes three methods by which physical exercise may be mada more general. First, every student must pass an exam- How's We offer One Hundred Dollar* rwird for any case of Catarrh that cannot be cured by Stall's Catarrh Cure, F. J. CHENEY & CO., Jfrops., Toledo, 0. We, the underg]<rne<J. Save S«ow« F. J. Cheney for tne last 15 years, and beli«ve him perfectly honorable In all business traisgB*- tloiis and financially able to carry o»t amy ob- LigatlonB made by their firm. WIST & TKUAX, Wholesale Druggists, Toledo^ OWo.. ALMNQ, KIKNAN 4 MABVJN, Wholesale Drug-gists, Toledo, 0- Hall's Catarrh Cure is taken inwardly, n« ing directly upon the blood a»< mu- tious surfaces of tke system. Pric«, 75c p«r bottle. Sold by all druggiHtg. Teutimoniait- iient free. Hall's Family Pills are the best. The Supreme court of the United States decided on Monday that the- heirs of a man who commits aalcld* when In sound mind cannot recover on his Insurance policy, Rheumatism Cored in a Day. "Mj'stic {Cure" for rbeuBj»*isiB *»i ne*- raljtia radically cures in 1 to 8 iavg. IW> action upon tke system is r*Marka»le aaw: mysterious It removes at once tk« «aui» and tbe disease immediately disappear!. X'kft- first dose sreatly benefits. 75 cents. Sold by W. H. Bringhurst^drurelst, L«»raM»- port, _ Master Earl Adams has Rone to- Bunker Hill to visit his grandmother. Good times have come to those whom Hood's Sarsaparllla has cured of scrofula, catarrh, dyspepsia- rheumatism, weak nerves, or som/i other form of Impure blood. Hood's pills are the 00)7 pills to- take with Hood's Sarsaparllla. Easy and yet efficient. _ Mr. Frank B. Livingston and Mlw Lizzie J. Chappel, both of the city,.. called at the home ot Esquire David Laing last evening and were united in marriage. "It was almost a miracle. Burdoek. Blood Bitters cured me of a terrible breaking out all over the body. L am very grateful." Miss Julia Fil- bridge, West Cornwel?, Conn. TilEAfiE BOOKS. Modified Features of Ther New Interchangeable Mileage Ticket. Mr. E.A. Ford, General3Paesenger Agoat of the Pennsylvania and [Vandali* Lines, *ende out the following 1 information ratardlng t)i«- modified features of the Central PaMenger Association's interchangeable one thousand. rfiile ticket: Tbe most important modifications arein the- rule as to staling the mileaire strip and ta«n- ing the exchange ticket. Dr dw the new rule, the owner of an Interchangeable mileage ticket mar, at his convenience and leisure, sign bis name upon the back of the wideit part of the mileage strip cloee to tbe lg«t preceding detatchment (but it must be signed with an indelible pencil f r>-jtb int. or it will not be honored), andean leave his ticket thus- Bitrned -with tie Agent upon bia arrival st a. station, or send it to bim'.by a messenger Or by the botel porter, or in some other way. an* upon WB return to the station find his exchange ticket ready end his baggage checked ; provided he has made such an advance arrangement. Therefore there need be no more in his physical condition. Second, a num ber of courses in gymnasium work, something like those given in the gummier school and counting toward a degree, should be established on a basis similar to the other courses in the university. Third, a coo«* consisting of three hours of gymnasium •work and one lecture on hygiene a- week should be required of the freshman class. This course should be obligatory, but should count as o half course toward tbe degree. Foldinc PedJiU. A Frenchman has invented a, folding pedal for bicycles. It is fitted to tie crank by a cleverly constructed elbow attachment, permitting tbe pedal to be folded agninst the outer surface of the crank and thus to be shielded against accidents arid occupy a email space in being ' ""* on the railway. delay at tbe Bitation or on the train in the use of the new ihao there wan in using tbe oli form of mileage ticket, which latter form -w»» Rood only over the system of roads, while th»"interchangeable" Is good over forty. The old form of exchange.ticket i» ralid for continuous piissage only on a certain train «nd date, while the new or modified form will be good on any train, (except the '-Limited"), on either the date of issue or the day following,. This new form has been simplified to render it easy of issue and to better accommodate tra pelere, and tbe hindrances which accompanied the old form will therefore be. In tb« early future, entirely obliterated. Interline tickets from point* on one BailwiT to points on smother, via throng* car llne« a»<t via junctions where connection* are close ind there are no trangf era, are being prepared ** fastasT>osiibJe. These iick"ts will be iuued in exchange for coupons from the intercninge- able mileage ticScet,»od baggage will be checked through. jtcoBTenience which could not !>• enjoyed by the use of tbe old.fonn ol mile»R* ticket. The modifications above fcUnded to k»v* been approved by rie MlJeajre Ticket Bureau of the Central Paaseoger Association, and w* be in effect on or before December let, or Jnjt as soon as the new f onus of exchange uad f »- terline tickets caa b« printed ami dutribated aroODfr the thousands of agencies of the forty different r&Ilwmy companies over «bo«e I2n<M the tickets are bomored, and •ome Agent* of the Pennsylvania Lines bit-re bMn *lrM«> supplied with them. It Is believed tfctt tkm»- amendments to & plan which It ready •uooaas- ful and pppulKr. wffl place tie »*w inter— changeable mfleage doket beyond tk« ot reuonable critijtoM.

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