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January 27, 1898

Logansport Pharos-Tribune from Logansport, Indiana · Page 19

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HENRY WEBER, The Merchant Tailor, iogneatl}' done. 324 PEARL STREET Kroeger & Strain. QNDHRTAKRR8 « or **H« TKLBPHONH - Offloe. «. Kroeser. hr»ln. 94. SETH M-YELSEY loans Money at 6 per cent. Makes Abstracts awl Writes Fire. Tornado und Plate Glass Insurance. W. X Bamett, s««»«o.toc.L.wou. Undertaker, Embalmer and Funeral Director 417 Market street. Calls Rtwnded day or nteul Tfte flaest outfli in the U. S. Col. C. L. won wia remain wltb me. Office 16. Kesldence-Matua When You Need an ABSTRACT or a LOAN -GOTO- F H. Wipperman, ««:Fourti Street Opp. Court Hoa»e Entrance DR. F. M. BOZER'S DENTAL PARLORS. Over City National Bank Corner of Fourth «nd B««<Jir»» -CentrmHWejhone No Offloe 9*3. reildem-e 843 E. H. GRACE. D. D. 8 DENTAL PABLOK8, SI6 Market Street New Aluminite Rubber Plates. Bay and Sell Second Hand Goods. «iveu»»oaU. : 209 6th street D. E. DELZELL, Dentist, 416 MARKET STREET Upstairs over Bruggemari's Millinery Store. Private Moiiej to Loan No Delay- C- 0- HEFFLEY, Insurance and Loans. «OS Fourth Street. OITY___ Ghas. Kline, of Washington town •ship, has returned from a visit at In dianapolls. Mrs, Thomas Wilson has returner' from Terre H&uUi, accompanied b; Mrs. Allen. John Shideler, arrested for jump ing on trains, made many promises •and was discharged. George 0. Nye, representing a New York corsot house, is in the city, the :gue»t of his brother, Dr. Nye. Miss Elizabeth Quigley entertain•ed the Independent olub Tuesday -evening at her home on east Broadway. A ferret, belonging to John F. Pottmeyeir, was fuund yesterday by an officer In the possession of August •Snoenrath. Miss Marie Wilkinson, of east North street, entertained a number of her friends last evening in a very pleasant manner. Frank, the flrtean-year-old son of Mr. and lirs Joseph Baumann, of Washington towasinlp, is recovering from an attack ot lung fever. The Scottish Rlte.tfasonsof Indianapolis will give a grand ball and reception tomorrovr night. A number Of invitations hive been received by Logansport Masons. Julius Martini Us la the city. He : la operating a canning factory a.t Hamlet, Ina., and is looking fora new and more desirable location. He likes Logansport and might be induced to locate here. He employs thirty to forty men and makes a specialty of p5ok!.«d goods. "Tbe Hearthstone" is a four ac.t «omedy drama, arid was written by James A. Herne, author of "Shore Acres." There Is a perennial freshness about Mr. Eterne's treatment of the love storl«s with which It Abounds. Love Is the keynote ot the play. Its personii|jes are pretty evenly divided between men and women, and nearly all of them have a love affair. Mr. Heroe could not write a play without a ba.by, it seems, and he has introduced a little tot in "The Hearthstone" very effectively. The scenery la picturesque, and the osat perfection. At l;he opera houso tomorrow eight. NICKOM'S EIVAL. A. Lebanon Mac tfaa Made Discovery. « Great Serenteen Cents Worth of Chemicals Forms a Light That Will Burn 946 Hours. "Nlckum, the Logansport man who invented the celebrated light which has set the scientific world agog, has a worthy rival in Mr. Lay ton (Herod) Parkhurst,, of this city,"says the Lebanon Reporter. "Mr. Parkhurat claims to have Invented a llgbt, which, it not perpetual like Nickum'a, Is at least entitled to rank with it on account of Us phenomenal cheapness. The light is or chemical origin and is the result of much study and experiment. Mr. Parkhurst spent seven years In a drug store, where he gas'aered much Information concerning chemicals. ilnce then Mr. Parkfoarst his experimented faithfully and now claims to havs attained complete success He zealously guards the formula he uses and has so far refused numerous and flattering otters for it. A reservoir something ot the nature and size of an ordinary gas metsr is used to hold the chemicals. From this pipes are run to any place desired. An ordinary gas burner is used. The lighti burns in exactly the same way manufactured gas does. It differs from the gas in that it is steadier and whiter. Its main advantage over all other lights, however, Is its cheapness. Mr. Parkhurst claims that the test shot ws that seventeen cents worth of chemicals will burn 94ti hours in a five root burner. Mr. Psrkhurst also clallms that the explosive quality is two-thirds that of ordinary gas •'During the last week or so a number of men representing capital have been here Investigating the invention. The Kahlo Calcium Light company of St. Louis have already offered him big money for nip formula, but he has steadily refused. He believes he has a 'good thing' and is Inclined to 'push It along.' In all probability hoaae capital will take up the invention aed manage it." UNIFORH ODD FELLOWS. Large Delegation 6oea to Lafayette Thi» Morning. A large delegation of Logansport Odd Fellows, representing the Uniform degree or Patriarchs Militant, eft the city at 7:35 this moralng for Laf&yette. The crowd numbered seventy-five, a goodly proportion being ladles. OD the same train was Dhe Peru Canton with their ladles. The train at 11:33 also-carried a num- jer of other members of the order. The object ot the meeting Is to at : tend a meeting' ot tho Fifth Regiment of Indiana Patriarchs Militant, which consists of Logansport, Peru, Wabash, Elwood, Crawfordsvllle, Lafayette and other cantons. J. H. Wise, of this city, who is colonel of ;he regiment, presided at the meet- ng today. The visitors are being handsomely entertained. The programme includes a reception from 8 o'clock a. m. until noon. Dinner from 12 to 2. At 2 a regimental meeting at the opera house, Col, J. H. Wise presid- ng. At 4 decrees were conferred. At 5 reglmentnl lessons. At 6 short ,alks from chevaliers will be heard. Supper from 6 to 7 and reception of adies in the I. O. O, F. hall. The adles' reception will be held from -rival until departure. At 8 o'clock there will be n grand entertainment at the opera house, at which the de- ree of Chivalry will be conferred on ijrand Patriarch J. I. McCoy and thers. Free Entertainment. The K. and L. of H. will give an entertainment at McCaffrey's hall his evening. T&e Grand Prntector, W. R. Lawrence, of North Vernon, will be present. Everybody is io- ited to attend. Admission free. Pollowlng Is the programme: Piano solo. Miss Babs Stanley. Solo, Ed Howell. Duett, Miss Lus Rea, Mrs. Rena Ida. Violin and Piano Duett, Mrs,Rena lea, Mr. Walker. Address, W, R Lawrence. Solo, Mrs.,Cora Thomas. Recitation, Miss Crampton. Piano Solo, Mr. John Mattes. Vocal solo by Charles Elpers. U. R. K. P. Notice. There will be a called meeting of rogan CoaapaoT No. 26, Taursday ight, Jan. 27. Business of 1m- ortanca. All Sir Knights should ttend. W. S. NEFF, Capt. A Limit Fixed. The attorneys for the defendant have until Monday to present their argument for :i new trial of the McIntosh murder case. Judge Chase fixed a limit o:f time yesterday. Smote the,,0nlirubla cigar t ADDITIOHAL ITEMS. Special sale at The Fair Saturday at 2 p. m. A widow's pension ot »8 a montt has been granted to Anna Kelso. Born to Mr. and Mrs. W. H Vought, of Twentieth street, a son Mr. W. A. Newman, of the Tre mont hotel, Wabash, was in the cit; last evening. Mr. S. Casparis, of Columbus, O. is in the city IE the interest of hi quarry at Kenneth. For sale—Good upright Star piano used hot little. Call on Findlay, the tuner, 60g Sycamore street. Dr. Josepn Eastman, of Indian apolls, accompanied by a trained nurse, was in the city last evecing on professional business Miss Cora Browa, of Lafayette, who has been visiting relatives and friends in tbe city for a few days, returned home yesterday. Julius Schane had his right hand injured in a machine at the plow handle factory yesterday afternoon. Dr. Ballard was called. T. W. Nichols will re-engage in the relail liquor business, having secured a half interest; with John R. Hall in the Barnett house sample room. William P. Divls and family; who left Kenneth, Mo., several weeks ago, overland, for Logansport, were last heard from at Dyerburg, Tenn. Fred Enoch, ot the Adams express company, will go on the road for thai company between Cincinnati and Chicago, with headquarters at Cincinnati. A pleasant surprise was given Mr. and Mrs John Briggs, of College bill, last evealng, by a party of friends. A spltndld social time is repoirted. Otto Blasslngham left last night for Indianapolis. He was accompanied as far as Kokoroo by his brother Fred, who is here on a visit from Chicago. Mrs. Faacbeon Hire and sister, Miss Jessie Neill, have returned from Cincinnati, and are the guests of their mother, Mrs. Butts, of Burlington avenue. An entertainment will be given bv Western Star lodge No. 1801, Knights and Ladles of Honor, this even Ing, at McCaffrey's hall. The public is invited; admission free. The funeral of Nicholas Klnney will he held tomorrow morning at 9 o'clock from Sb. Bridget's church, Rev. B, Kraeger officiating. Interment will be made lo Mt, St. Vincent cemetery. Edward Warner, a porter at the Barnett, met with a silgbt accident yesterday while he was carrying in some trunks. He was struck on the face by a trunk which was being slid down the chute, sustaining a deep cut on his Up. The meeting in progress at the Broadway M. E. church are growing in Interest and fervor. The prospects for a general revival are good Tbe people generally are invited and all will be made to feel at home. Come to the feast ot love. Thrice welcome. John B. Reeves, the law student who lately went to California to attend college, made the run from there to Spokane, Washington, for a short visit. Writing from the latter place to a friend in this city, he says that people are flocking there in great numbers, hound for the Klondyke gold region. The town fairly swarms with dogs, which sell from $5 to 150 each. The gold hunters will mostly take the overland route for Alaska, KOKOMO MEN Will Drill for Gag in the EUndjke Country. ]Sx-Sheriff Isaac Wright and ex- County Surveyor W. F. Maun,' of KcJcomo, who will head a delegation from that place to Alaska in the early spring, are figuring on drilling a natural gas well at Dawson City on their arrival there. Tbe estimated coiit of getting a drilling outfit to th.it country and sinking a well 1,000 feeit deep Is $20,000. 1% is believed from the geological formation that gas can be found in Alaska, and a good supply of natural gas . fuel in that frigid clime would be a bonanza, equal if not superior to the gold mines. CHICON TBIEYES Rob a Coop at T wells A Behmer's Grocery. Twelve fat chickens of the White Cochin variety were stolen Tuesday night from tbe market coop of Twells & Behmer, the Sycamore street grocers. Wanted. Manager. Old established house desires active, intelligent man co manage branch in Logansport. Investment of »500 to 11,000 required. Good tian can earn large income. We help to start bnsin<iss, and solicit lull investigation.—C. H. Spauldi&R, general agent, 65 Baldwin block, In- dlwupoUs, Indian*. X KAYS Of a Searching Inquiry to Onto be Turned The A flairs of the Masonic Mutual Benefit society. Dr. I. Haas, of Evansville, has made arrangements to sue the officers of the Mason's Mutual Benefit society to compel them to submit to a complete examination of the books. The affairs of the company nave been In bad shape for Hen years, and since 1893 the policy holders have been unable to learn its actual condition. Dr. Haas has been a policy holder since 1872 and realized the desperate straits the society was In. He believed it could be put oa a firm basis if the aflatrs of the society were administered for tbe good of the beneficiaries of tbe policies and not for the sake of getting large salaries for the officers. He advocated this plan at the last regular meeting, but was voted down. Tne policy holders In good standing when the assignment was made numbered 1,496. They will not get a cent on the money they cave paid in as the 15,000 assets are not expected to more than pay court costs In winding up the affairs of tbe concern. The society once had many policy holders in LoganaporC, but on account ot the snaky condition of Its affairs In recent years, Its local membership had dwindled!. SUGAR BEET Talk by thf Logang]port Commercial and JUnofattmrlnf association. The Directors favorably Impressed With the W. D. Cralf Orer- all Factory. At the last meeting of the directors of the Logansport Commercial and Manufacturing association the f ues- tlon of sugar beet culture was discussed at length, and a committee was appointed to procure and distribute a sufficient quantity of seed among the farmers of the county to give a thorough test. The question ot giving proper encouragement to local industries was also given attention, so much so that the board inspected the W. D. iraig overall factory, at No. 208 Sixth street, yesterday afternoon, and were greatly pleased with the progress of that institution. New machinery has been added and over fifty people, principally girls, are employed. . The board were sj favor ; ibly impressed that substantial encouragement will likely be given that institution. CITIL SERYICE. Time of Semi-Annual Examinations Will be Changed. Editors Pharos:—The exact date cannofi be given at this time, but it s safe to say that all postoffice, cus- iom house and internal revenue examinations for the spring will be held between March 15th and April 25tb, 898. No application for these ex, aminatlons will be accepted unless filed in proper form by March 1,1898. But applications for the fall examina- iion can be had at any time. For application blanks and 'ull instructions for the spring examination for the postofflce service and in forma,Ion relative to the duties and salaries of the different positions, apply ',0 TH08. E. WlLDBK, Secretary Local Board of Examiners, Postofflce, Logansport, Ind. Teachers' Examinations. During the spring and summer of 9S teachers' examinations will be bdd at Hall's business college,corner of Sixth and Broadway. On tbe third Saturday of February county diploma examinations will be held at Lucerne and Walton. On the third Saturday of March diploma examinations will be held in each township of the county. The questions in reading in township examinations for February wiil be based on Irvlng's "The Widow and Her Son." For March, Hawthorne's The Great Stone Face." Seventh year pupils should take the examination in geography this year. All such pupils who make a p-ade of 75 per cent and more will be exempt from passing in this subject whea they apply tor diplomas next ear. J. F. COKNELL, County Superintendent. The funeral of the late Elizabeth Bush was held at 10 a. m. today from the Shiloh church In Noble town- hip. A NOBLE CALLING. Hood's Cure; sick headache, bad tbe month, coated tongue, gaa in the stomach, dtoro* ami ilxilgwtion. Do •ot mafcen, bat ban tonic cffoet. K t*otv Ik* «ulj Fill* u uk* wiib Bowl'i SKmp>rill«. Pills The Founder of • School for Backward Children. Margaret Bancroft, the founder of the Haddonfield training school for mentally deficient and backward children occupies an enviable social and financial position through her success in a unique branch of teaching. She is now mistress of a large income through independently supporting and patting into practice her own theories. It is said that the guardians of Miss Bancroft's poorest pupil pay a tuition fee of no less than $1,000 per annum. Miss Bancroft in the beginning en- dared almost every discouragement belonging to reform—debt, disappointment, misfortune, lack of sympathy and co-operation. She found friends, however. Physicians were interested in her work, and Mr. George W. Guilds gave prominent space in the Philadelphia Ledger to an article treating of her methods of teaching. The first year she had only two pupils. The third year showed an advance in number. In iSSS the school had grown to such an extent that Miss Bancroft was advised to find an assistant. She was then fortunate enough to secure the gen-ices of Miss Jean W. Cos, a <lady experienced in kindergarten work aud learned ill the art of ministering to diseased minds and bodies. And now these two ladies are earnest and able partners in their kindred work. The location of the school was changed many times to secure larger and better quarters. In 1892 its home was entirely destroyed by fire. The two brave women who had it in charge were left resonrceless as to the means of procuring another. In 48 hours, however, their little family was established at Atlantic City, and Miss Bancroft was looking about her for other quarters. Mr, Charles Lippincott of Philadelphia, having heard of her work, offered to buy The Lindens, in Haddonfield, as a home for the school in return for the life care of his afflicted daughter. His offer was gladly accepted, and this beautiful home amid its spacious grounds now shelters Miss Bancroft, her teachers, young governesses, attendants and 17 children whose brains are deficient and some of whose bodies are crippled and deformed. Miss Bancroft has the assistance of the medical officers of the American Institution For the Feeble Minded and sends to them each year a paper on her work. Though her pupils will perhaps never n?ed a calling, having for the most part rich parents or guardians, yet they are trained .to be self helpful. Their studies embrace all the ordinary school subjects and manual training. The principal prefers to accept pupils at a tender age, so as to better sound their possibilities for growing up to MARGAKEt BANCROFT. teke their place among normal brains. She has one little boy for whom she hopes all normal possibilities in about three years. She might have hoped the same thing with reason of a girl of 17 but that she came under her tuition when her mind was set in its infirmity. Every child that opens its eyes to the world is put among us for a purpose, and simple minded children have grown with assistance and good care to be world geniuses. There are famouu examples adorning onr present day. Besides a very excellent business woman, whose brains, hard worked, have brought her to her present position, I regard Margaret Bancroft as a philanthropist and public benefactor. The proper education of children, be they what they may, is the one way tc> save future generations the mistakes aod ills of the present. In addition to the onrse of ill assorted marriages and bad habits Miss Bancroft attributes idiocy to the fact that not enongh care is taken with the diet of growing girls—they are not given food containing sufficient brain nutriment. My subject is a member of the American Society For Backward and. Feeble Minded Children and a strong supporter of the movement for smaller state schools. She believes that schools of 1,000 could be practically supported if divided into five smaller ones. In large schools the good accomplished is little and the barm and failure a defeat of their very purpose. '' My school,'' said my hostess, "is large enough, but I have started a fund to cover the expenses of a few poor children whom I wish to have under my care. As it is, I care for and have been caring for at least one child whose parents cannot afford to meet the expenses of my train- Ing. I want to care for more." Margaret Bancroft is a Daughter of the Revolution and can also lay claim to being a Colonial Dame. Her father was a cousin to John Bright, So the reform blood is in her. Her school has not only become an" object of admiration, but just what she has intended—a public incentive to work in smaller channels. T-TlJJAJt A- Origin of Wtddinr Present*. Wedding presents originated in a feudal tribute from the vassals to their lord. When feudalism ceased, the presents became voluntary. In the days of Queen Elizabeth a pair of knives or •cisaors were a common gift and sym- boliaed tbe rating of nnfaitblul ICY* - -THE. - New Faniitttre Store. C«. Market, 5th and Erie Stg. Look at this Bargain. This enure 3 piece Bed. Room Suit Finished Oak, Well Made, worth twenty dollars, our price is CIO O/"l only «>J.<C.cKJ The Dresser alone is worth all TVC ask for the entire Suixe A Car Load ^ —of the Celebrated— Estey Bed Room Suites Will arrive in a few d»ys which we will place on sale at special reduced prices for a limited time only. If yo* vrill have to purchase a Bed ROOM Suite this spring you should tafce advantage of this sale. 25 differtat stvles to select from. The Logansport oidpbo»ii Commercial High School. If you wlifa t« secure s position to work for Experience Only. OO3TT attend th* -Locaneiport Commercial High gehvol If you wish to secure & position that wll) pay you from $1 to $2 per vrsek. Don't attend tke Logansporc Commercial High School If you wish to attend a School where you can havo plenty of fun. do as you please, and have a"HotTioi6"iugeneral,I>i.n ! t attend the lioganHport Commercial Hitch. Mch«ol But, if you wish to attend an 1 T n f n n«fp School where you will receive ^P w ualc the best instruction and the best preparation. for tbe recponsibllii ies of life: woere you will receive » thorough mental and moral discipline and trainrae that will develop yo 1 r intellect, arouse your ambi ion aod equip you no that you may live worthily, that you may lead a life of usefulness and that your llfn may b« crowned with the laurels of succccs, «o» esteem of your fellow men and tho approbation o£ your own cougciouco, then, Attend Commercial, High School. Over 311, 325 and 325 Fourth Street. REMOVED Into the Block en Pearl street, formerly occupied by Harry Tncker where yon are inyited to call and see a fine line ol Winter Woolens For Suitings and Orer- coatings that «annot be beat. W.D. Craig, Pearl StKeit to Di. Bell's Offie«. The Detective Wins YM, the dotoct*?* w*n. tb« story of bow b« <Hd fc * oae of tii» mort excitfag * told. Ym»«*nn«dttift< column*. Iti««Dtiti*4 A Conflict of Evidence It Ottrienga, th*«uJtaMr«f "A Artwt in Crime," aod «M> the *tivugt*t mtitm «C 4

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