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Logansport Pharos-Tribune from Logansport, Indiana · Page 24

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DAILYJ'HAEOS ^FRLDAjT,_JA£ 1 £^J^i____ OITY NB.WS,. Crackers 5c Ib -McCaffrey. Fancy prunes Tic-Keystone.. New smoked halllbut-Traut. Dressed turkeys-Rothermel. Dressed chlckens-Rothermel. Ducks, geese, cnickens-Traut. Get your church candles at Foleys Neufchatel cheese just in.-Traut. Ladles'1st quality rubbers 3oc at ^Just deceived, car load of fancy potatoes—Traut. Try our fancy mocba and java coffee—Keystone, Tomorrow, California ham* 5c Ib —McCaffrey & Co. Tomorrow la wrapper day. fl.«' wrappers 79r,-Trade Palace. Special low prices on cl, shoelatWllley's.SdandMkt. st. Will trade gold watch for small horse or pony. Address this office Dressed turkeys, ducks, geese and chickens at Klnney's Broadway mkt. Big cut in prices of granlteware; two-qt. tea pot now SSc-McCaffrey. Orient Lodge No. 272, F. and A. M., holds its regular meeting tonight. Plentv of fancy oranges, bananas and all kinds of fruit for tomorrow- HAMMOND GETS IT. The r>. B. Conker Company moT<! Its Plant. Be But Too B. re- Logansport Next in Favor, Far From Chicago. It is now settled that the W Conkey publishing company will move from Chicago to Hammond. To meet the expense of removal the citizens ol! Hammond have donated $75,000 and ten acres of ground, The works of the company Keystone. . J. Hebering, of WaKon, has ^j^. y i ' *" fcjw-- O* • gone to Mammoth Springs, Art., for an extended. stay. J J, Blngaman is confined to his home on Market street with an attack of rheumatism. Mr Geiger, » representative of the Fort Wayne Electric company, was in the city today. During the revival meeting at the Shiloh church In Noble township there were five accessions. Tomorrow 2-qt granite coftee .pots --" , will cover five acres of ground and will be under one roof. Between 1,200 and 1,500 persons are employed the year round and about 140,000 per month is paid for labor. The Coakey company is the largest publishing concern in the west. Mr. Conkey assigns several reasons for choosing Hammond as a location for the gigantic enterprise, among which are superior railroad facilities, low tax rates and near proximity] to Chicago, where the main offices ol the concern will be located, clearly every railroad crossing northern Indiana passes through Hammond. It is the gateway to Chicago from the east. The tax valuation of the railroads passing through Lake county IB over l9,iOO,0(K>. This insures a low local tax rate. It is but a half hour's ride from the business center ol Chicago to Eiimmond.^The Conkey company will,.construct_a telephone 'THE OLD STENCH," Ig the Latest Same Applied to the Wabash and Erie Canal. An exchange unburdens itself as follows: -'For many years the old Wabash and Erie canal has existed only as a memory. The tow path has become famed in poetry and song, but has occupied a place in a oartlal oblivion for years. About once every change of tbepjmoon tne alder bushes along its historical banks will be agitated cwtth the breath of the rumor that a ship canal will soon be constructed. It is like a boll, always breaking out in some new place where it is least expected. Some crank starts]the agltaliion and then passes from view, while the frogs and the green covered pools of stagnant water still exertj-the same sway of absolute control Qaod possession." ATTEND THE Great Muslin Underwear Sale A. Distinguished Visitor. There-is as the guest of Mrs. Judge Dykeman an old settler "on the Wabash," the daughter of Dr. Culbertson, whose name was "Mag,." Everybody in the early times knew her by WHICH IS NOW GOING ON AT THE GOLDEN RULE. i nnnm^^^^^^mwm CHICAGO M1EKETS line of its own between the Chicago 19c: sewing tables 69c; 15c— Trade Palace. cup and Ul^Gl -»"*> •— ---Miss Anna Hannigan, of the Westside, will go to Golf ax, her former home, tomorrow, on business. You can get your corn and oats crushed six days in the week; 7 Jets. per 100, at the Linseed Oil Mills. Embroideries, laces and new ginghams now on display, in beautiful designs for sipring-Trade Palace. James Burwick, the railroad evangelist, conducted services at the Market street M. B. church last evening. p E. Eayart, late of Pulaski county, hai! taken charge of the saloon at the corner of Broadway and Third streets. A tribe ol 1 the Improved Order of Bed Men of Galveston will be Installed in the I. O. O. F. hall this Friday evening. Arbucklesi, Lion, XXXX, Jersey. Cardova, Javanese and Golden Klo coflees 9io package: positively tomorrow only— Xraut. 700 plecesi of winter underwear left In odds and ends; must be closed out by February 1st. So don't miss this . sa i e . —Trade PaiEce. After completing a pleasant visit with her sinter, Miss Bessie Cronin, -of 130 Osage street, Miss Julia Cronin has returned to her home in Carroll county. George Peters, of 207 north Sixth street, suffered a sprained knee yesterday while on the street, He broke his leg about two months ago and was just able to be out again. Rev W. R. Lowe, now of Winamac, filled the pulpit at the Ford's Church last' Sunday, He will preach there again next Suoday and each night darling the coming week. This winter is remarkable for two things, warmth and moisture. In 1843, it is said, the weather was -warm until the 26th of January, when it turned cold aod stayed that way until April. The entertainment given last evening by the Knights and Ladies of Honor in McCaffrey's hall, was a very enjoyable affair, and was well attended . Grand Protector Lawrence, of North Vernon, delivered a very interesting address. Augh was tendered a very offices and the works at Hammond. V; The citizens of Hammond raised the money to pay for the removal of the plant by forming a Land aafl Improvement company, which bought a 160 acre tract of land. This been platted and feeen 8Qld president of_ the^ concern. has most of the lots W. B. Conkey, invested $10,000 in lots. Judge Dykeinan went to ^Chicago last Wednesday to learn what conclusion had been reached In regard to the removal of the plant. *Ee found that the matter had been closed'up the night before. Mr. Conkey stated that he was much pleased with what he had heard of Logansport, but that our city was a little further from Chicago than he desired to go. The Coming Play, Mr. Cbarlea Hoyt's illustration of the possible adventures of "A Stranger in New York" will be given here on nexl; Tuesday night. This musical farce has been the one great comedy success of the present season in New York City. It will be presented by Hoyt £ McKeen's Musical Comedy company, and under the personal direction of the firm. In the number of clever comedians, pretty girlfi, sumptuous stage settings and beautiful costuming, the production will be an exact duplicate of that given in New York City. At the head of a specially selected cast are Otis Harlan, the humorous "Hot stuff "of Hoyt's "A Black Sheep;" William DeTere, who made one of that name—a woman of great strength of character, who married a gentleman of Peorla, Ills., by the name of Bartlett. She wan passing through the city to visit her friends and relatives in the east, and her old friend, Mrs. Dykeman, asked her to stay with her for a few days. She consented, and the days that have elapsed from that time" on have been a round of entertainment of the daughter of the former Doc Culbertson, who was a famous physician in thin city fifty years ago. Mrs. Bartlett has been the center of attraction of the daughters of fifty years ago. She is now sixty years of age, but her old associates, Mrs. Harwood, Mrs. Tomllnson, Mis Merrlam, Miss Lydia Eldridge, Miss Sue Aldrich and her sister, Mrs. Lydia Bell, the wife of Dr,.Bell, Mrs. Mary Snider, the bright daughter of Dr. Jeroloman, have all been paying her especial attentton. She leaves on Monday for the easV lio reside with her sister in Syracuse, New York. She is today, after 40-odd years, the same "Mag," so Mrs. Dykeman and Mrs. Ear wood say,of fifty years ago— a magnificent, well-rounded woman— the mother of bright boys and modest glris as one has the right to expect from the daughter of that, talented, sterling Dr. Culbertson of 50 years ago, whom the old setMers may remember as the builder and occupant of the residence of the late WmSon Wright, on Market street. Received Uallr 6. A. by W. B. Slllner, at Chicago, Jan. 28, 1898 Wheat— For May opened at 96$ high, 98ic; iow, 95*c; closed, at 97*c. Wheat-July opened, 86i@86c; m , high, 29jc; low, 29jc; closed at Oats— For May, opened, high. 2«c; low, 23i@24o: closed at 24i@24Jc. Pork— 5t»y opened, M.07; high, 110 05; low, $9.92; closed at •!•. Hogs-- Receipts of hog's 41,000. Market opened 5c lower; closed !• lower; mixed, »3.70@3.90; heavy, 13.80® 13.90; rough, I3.65@3.70; light, $3.70©$3.8S. Cattle— Receipts of cattle, t 6,000. Receipts of sheep, 18,000. Curb. 96Jc; puts, 96-5J; calls, 99-@98| Js. That's what you'll get if I make your clothes. making Fall Suits and Overcoats to order from $16 to $40.00 . Q. Tticfcer. Tailor, **** Broadway. the big hits of the same comedy, and AnnaBoyd, the famous widow of Hoyt's "A Trip to Chinatown." Thomas-Sharer. Mr. Newton- W. Thomas and Miss Myrtle Shafer, a well-known and highly esteemed young couple of Tlpton township, were united is marriage Wednesday evening. The ceremony was performed at the home of the bride's parents, Trustee and Mrs. W, T. Snafer. Mr. and Mrs. William Thomas, parents of the groom, gave a dinner party yesterday in honor of the couple. CiNTOS L06USS1"DRT ffon Distinction at Lafayette Yesterday Afternoon. Canton Logansport No,. 115, Patriarchs Militant, I. O. O. F., won distinction at the annual meeting of the Fifth regiment at Lafayette yesterday, especially the degree staff, who had charge of the work. Col. Harris, of Illinois, declared ihe work to be the best work he had ever witnessed ID any of the many organizations of which he is a member Canton Logansport returned Ibome last night. Col. Wise; informs the Pharos'that it was the; bust attended meeting in the history 'of the regiment, and that the visitors were handsomely enter taloed! by Canton Lafayette. The regiment will meet a year hence at Wabash. ijtuiK** "•**£»" — * pleasant surprise Wednesday evening at his home on east Broadway by the employes of the Bridge City Candy company. Sards wdre the form of entertainment during the evening, after which an elaborate luncheon was served. The supreme court has affirmed the judgment of the circuit court of Hamilton county, fining Henry J. Thistlewtttte and she Westfield Gas company for contempt of court in charging some of the citizens of Westfield moro than the ordinance rate for gas, after the court had Issued an injunction forbidding the company to do so. Mrs. Maiy Powers, mother of John p Maxwell, the Panhandle baggage- man, died duddenly yesterday morn- Ing, at her home in Plqua, O. She visited huro with her son recently, returnlnjt home about ten days ago. At that Mme she was in excellent health. Mr. Maxwell left last night for Piqa*, «nd w111 ** J olned there Saturday br b Volunteers of America. Gospel service at the Volunteers' mission this evening. New songs by accomplished vocalists. Captain Murphy will speak. Subject, "Creeds and Deeds." Everybody welcome. Admission free to all meetings. DISBANDED. The Harrison Townshlip Oil Company no More. Tbe Harrison township OH company has gone out of buuiness. About 1800 of the 11,200 subscribed were collected, and as that sum was not sufficient to sinfc a well the company decided to disband. At a irecent meeting 90 p sr cent of the money collected was returned to the subscribers. The balance was nsed to close out the business. Official facsimile of Meda! Awarded DR. PRICE'S CREAM BAKiNG POWDER To Purify Comity Fairs. At a meeting of the secretaries of Indiana county fairs, held at Indianapolis, it was agreed that hereafter all immoral shows and exhibits shall be excluded from the grounds. Twenty-five couaty fairs and the state fair are in the agreement, and others are pledged to unite in the compact. Other business before the meeting was the arrangement of dates for exhibits so that there may be no conflict of interests. Specials Tomorrow (Saturday) atFoley's Galvanized iron wash tubs 4Sc each, No. 8 tin washboiler 39c each, 7 Ibs good raisins for 25c, 2 doi. good oranges for 25c, sauer kraut 1 gallon for lOc, lib. pot of prcserres for 5c, 31 b. can of table peaches, pears or apricots for lOc. At Strieker's For Satnrdny. Hickory nut chocolate 40c per Ib.; cocoanut macronis. lemon merlngoe, cocoanut, custard and pumpkin pies. Boone Happenings. The Kloadylce dancing club meets this evening at Frushour's hall. Mrs. Richard, ot Chicago, arrived here today to attend the funeral of her sister, Mrs. Wise. Obarles Beotner, of Idavllle, arrived here yesterday on business, and thinks of starting a blacksmith shop. Come on Charles, we will welcome you. The protracted meeting* being carried on at the Evangelical churcli closed last evening, also the meetings being held at. the JI. E. churcli will close this evening. Douglas Kramer and Eicnara Murry are preparing to start for North Dakota in a sbort time. They have thslr outfit nearly completed. They expect to drive through. Mrs John Wise, living in the north part of the township, died this morn- ine at 2 o'clock of consumption. She leaves three children motherless. The time of the funeral is not yet known. Mrs. Henry Kramer is quite ill and is considered in a dangerous condition. Her doctor reports taat the chances are that she will pull through, which is the hope of her many friends. ..-.-. Word was received today that Mrs. Pherson, wife of West Pherson, died In Chicago today. Mrs. Pherson was the daughter of Robert Murry and sister orthe wife, ot Wan. Burton, late deceased. The town trustees have had some trouble this week with the water tank leaking, but at this writing they have succeeded in having it fixed so that the tank leaks but very little, and the pump . Is running smoothly and no water famine as yet. It has been reported that the towc : schools would close in about two! weeks. This is not true. We had an interview with the president of the school board, who Informed us that we would have the usual length of term, and that the schools would continue until the last of March. The prodigal son has returned. Charleii Klstler, son of Geo. Kistler, who ha,s been sojourning in the west for the last year, returned home to his father's houstfone night last week in a dilapidated condition, but under the fostering care of his father and mother, Charles Is now improving. He is now of tbe opinion that there Is no place like home. Royal Center, January 27. Highly I»fl»uiro»ble Nature of Everything at Baku Petroleum Well*. , Probably there is no spot on earth where more highly inflammable matter lies exposed to such terrible conflagrations as that just reported from Baku than in the district lying just beyond that town on.the shores of the Caspian. Everything seems saturated with petroleum. The air one breathes is laden with a greasy odor, and the waters of the bay are covered with an iridiscent sheen which at night may be set on fire with most weird effect. Not only is black naphtha to be seen in monster fountains playing irons the very eartb, but white naphtha flows of itself m places, and a short way off are the natural gas vents over which the natives do their cooking without coal, and which oace fed Che sacred ZoroaEtriaii fires. No wonder that the ancient Persians looked on this as holy ground, where the eternal, heaven fed flames of life burst forth in sacred buildings, the remains of which are still extant, and the modern Persi.au or Parsee of Bombay and Gujeratkindles the oil shipped to him from Batoum without a sigh for a vanished belief. When the late shah of Persia visited Baku, it was necessary to import a number of priests for the occasion that he might witness 111 the portion of the Persian empire that had been wrested from it by Peter the Great a specimen of the worship that his predecessors had all but stamped out in the portion they had conquered and retained. For less distinguished visitors to see there is only a ruined tower, from the top of which flare natural jets, through iron gas pipes, and a number of cells, with altars for the once sacred fire, and some ancient inscriptions. Everything round is saturated, and I have stood in those sheds the only dry object, with a naphtha spout playing above and falling deafeningly upon the roof. No one objects to naphtha there, and themen even wash in it, using sand therewith, while all employed have^a fixed allowance for fuel and light. 3No dwellings more dismal than theirs can be imagined. Dante should have visited the'spot. ' All around between the wells lie lakes of seething naphtha, which, when clear of sand and stones, will be pumped into iron reservoirs. The roads have naphtha streams by the sides, and naph Is the mark of the gentlem**. We keep your linen M it shouM be. We do the work quickly M»i as well as modern machiMry, pure soap and good workmei ua do it. A postal brings our w»g»». Both 'phones 110. Marshall's Latmdry, 608 Broadway. jfcokomo Womens' Scheme. With the ease and nonchalance of WORLD'S FAlR.CHICAGO, iM^Obacolrte eclairs 20c per doi. an old senator, the ladies will soon be talking of parliamentary usages, cloture, previous questions and other tactics employed in the arenaof deba.e. The ladies, to the number of 100 or more, from the membership of the various literary societies, have formed a parllametary school and gone into the business of learning how to run a meeting, same as a man. Mayor Ktrkpatrick.some- thing of a parliamentarian, has been oDe^eSghas already been held.\ tha pipes of all sizes cross and interlace in all directions until they are hardly passable. One rashly thrown match would set miles in a blaze, and the most stringent regulations are wisely enforced. But for them disasters wonld be terribly frequent. A very different appearance is presented by the palpitating Black Town, where in gigantic furnaces the naphtha is distilled and churned and distilled again as benzine, kerosena and vaseline, and many valuable chemicals are one by one removed, rill only the thick, black, residue of use for fuel is left, and much of this is used to feed the furnaces themselves. Boilers so heated closely resemble those intended for coal and wood, except that on the inside of the fire doors are stont jets, through which it is pumped the length of the firebox, forming bright tongues of heat giving flames Railways and steamers alike are so heated in Bnssia. —Pall Mall Gazette. Evolution of a Hero. Ex-County Attorney W. B. Allin told this war story: It was just before the battle of Morfreesboro that a detachment of Morgan's command was guarding a mountain pass a few railes from Brady ville, Tenn. A portion of the valley leading to the pass was densely wooded and swampy. The marshy ground abounded in bullfrogs of huge proportions, and the trees afforded myriads ol owls of immense size a roosting place. Among the soldiers was a stripling from near Stanford by the name of Spreeler. It was a gloomy, wild and windy night that Spreeler was called upon to do "I'll be darned if you do," exclaimed Spreeler as lie fired his nniskL-t and broke lor camp, which had been throwa into thewildwt confusion by the alarm, it being thought that the enemy was attacking the outposts. When tbe true state of affairs was understood, the others made life a burden for John until „ tbe battle of Murfreesboro, when the Liucolu couuty stripling was promoted for conspicuous bravery. He was after- ,. ward assigned toBragg's army and died like a hero at the "battle above the clouds" while in the forefront of the charge and trying, to spiko an enemy's cauuou.— Harrodsburg (Ky.) Democrat. Friendly Attention. True friendship has a broadening influence and takes small account of tilings which might serve, to weaken the charm s of mere acquaintance. ' 'Are you habitually latue, or is your limp caused by some temporary trouble?" inquired the lawyer in a case of assault and Battery, addressing a witness for the defendant. The man bore every indication on his face and person of having been in some recent catastrophe which tbe lav/yer hoped to prov« was the particular affray then befor* the court. • .- "Oh, Oi'll be all right in a day^or two!" said the witness cheerfully. "It was jist a friend of mine kicked me th» other evening, and Oi'm a bit stiff in tbe j'ints, that's all."—Youth's Com* panion. Not EnfUth. White—Does your danghtaf! speak French fluently now? Mrs. Brown—Well, she speaks acmo- thing fluently, and it doesn't sound »* all like English, BO perhaps^ it may b» French.—Somerville Jotmmt UJilu U£H.*~-u*v~ " - -• guard duty. Along about 1 o'clock, •when the sky was of a leaden, hue and the wind sighed fitfully through the trees, an owl on a nearby limb hooted: "Who—who—who are you?" "John Spreeleri" exclaimed the sentinel, trembling in his boots. Just at that moment a bull frog ia Don't Wait J3nt come now before sizes are broken in Shoes and get your Choice of any Shoe; in oar Store FOR $3.50 CASH - This imclndes Les,ther Lined Box Calf, Enamel, Patent Leather, Yici Kid, and Winter Tans. , AJl tke Latest Style Toee »ni Best makes in the country. Stevenson & Elinsick. i 403 Broadway.

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