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April 18, 1894

Logansport Pharos-Tribune from Logansport, Indiana · Page 5

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STYLISH HATS. IF YOU WANT TO MAKE A GOOD SELECTION COME NOW WHEN OUR STOCK IS FULL. SEE OUR NEW MOCHO STIFF. DEWENTER, THE HATTER AND FURNISHER. OBSERVE! I The announcement of fa Tucker & Young i THE PEARL ST. TAILORS. '* Their New Spring Goods are ready for inspection. Special attention is called to their $20.OO suits made to order. Yours Truly, "PUCK." & PEOPLE'S PARTY CITY TICKET. jiaror, . GORDON. Treasurer, REORGE P. SCHABFF. Clerk, CHARLES BUHRMESTER, Water Work* Trustee, I.D. CLAKr Councl linen, 1st Ward-MILO GIBSON 3d Ward-C. L. D1LLET, 3d Wnrd-JOHN A, MCBPHY, 4tn Ward-CHJiRLES T. BELL, oth WBKl-C. S. ^ DR. TRUAX, THE SPECIALIST. OVER STATE NATIONAL BANK. After fourteen years of scientific stndy of Nose, Lnng, Liver, nnd all Diseases of a Chronic Nature I adopted mj prenent form of treatment, anil h«Tt> co nduoted a snccessfnl practice In the ftbovo dun of cases. I corcllnllj invite jnu or jonr Wends, If afflicted with any Chronic Disease, to consult me nnd my method of treatment ana Its remits. Office honrs:10to 12a. m.;2lo 4. 7 to 8 p. m. Residence at oillce. All calla promptly attended. PUREST 'AND BEST LESS THAN HALF THE- PRICE-OF OTHER BRANDS -f POUNDS.20*-P HALVES,IO*QUARTERSL54 SOLD IN CANS ONLY DAILY JOURNAL WEDNESDAY MORNING, APRIL 18, Goto Johnston's drugstore fora glass of splendid soda. See our new Mocko stiff hat. It is very stylish.—Dewenter, the Hatter and Furnisher. Fifty cents on the dollar should fill Otto Kraus' mammoth store with economical buyers. See our beautiful stock of cloth top Bprlngheel dresa shoes for misses.— Stevenson & Kllnsiok. Wo can fit every man in shirts and underwear. —Patterson, Shlrtmaker, Hatter and Furnisher. For gloves and hosiery, see the new line at cut prices. Go with the crowds to the Trade Palace special sale. We do not compare our fine goods with shoddy stock bought expressly for fake sales. —Pilling & White.' Wilson, Humphrey & Co. can bind your World's Fair Portfolios In a handsome cover, either embossed, morocco or cloth with gold title. Go with the crowds to the Trade Palace carpet rooms for the latest shades and patterns, also mattings and curtains. Go and see the crowds. He sayi he cannot understand It. If times are really hard people don't show it. Otto Kraus says he hasn't sold many more shoes at $2.48 than usually at $5. Mrs. James Glllespie and family wish to return thanks to their kind neighbors and friend* and shopmen for sympathy and assistance in their bereavement in the death of father and husband. Our telegraph columns gives an exciting occurrence at Indianapolis in which Hon. Ad. C. Harris, a lawyer well known In this olty was shot, and in wnlch ex-Attorney General W. H. H. Miller figured conspicuously. Logan Gun Club will meet at Pill- Ing & White's shoe store at 7:30 tonight. Important that every member be there to make arrangements for the shoot with the Camden Club next Tuesday at the Driving park. The appointments for the new civil »ervioe board was received by Postmaster Hanawalt yesterday, W. W. Wilson is chairman, Turley secretary and Simpson treasurer. Simpson being out, a new man will be appointed. Mrs. George Gangloff, of Smead (treet, was pleasantly surprised yesterday morning by thirty-five or forty of the Daughters of Kebecoa. The occasion wu IB honor of her forty- Brit birthday. All present report a pleasant time. THE TREASURER'S OFFICE- Home Fnct* Which Dave Verr Properly Alarmed ilio People. Tho Journal has DO fight to make on any candidate because of ^hls regretted departure from rules that should govern personal conduct. Men are weak at best and where there ie an evident Intent to reform the mantle of charity should be thrown over the past. It has referred to Treasurer Hoffman's past personal record bocauee it was striking that he only of all the democrats should be ronominatod. It did not refer to him personally but to them tbat they should be unworthy of their party's indorsement. It is the' business record that the Journal criticises. That has been bad without excuse. That it should receive the indorsement of the democrats who made up the democratic convention is astounding. Laat spring J. C. Hadlfcy paid his taxes. After he had taken his receipt to his business house It struck him that the amout was unusually large. Ue looked up his previous roctipt and found it so. Ho figured on the levy and his assessment and found the amount too large. He took his receipt back and got $75 back. If this happened with him how many more has it happened with who paid smaller amounts and never investigated? How many have paid taxes when the duplicate showed one thing and the receipt another? When the cash is over the treasurer gets It. His books do not require him to account for it. Many citizens may have paid too much by similar mistakes. The books ought to be opened and examined. J. D. Johnston, of the Johnston hotel, was called on by the treasurer for unpaid back taxes. He said he had always paid his taxes but that he had just recently burned his old receipts and that ho supposed he would have to pay the amount again. He looked up his recelpti and found the one for the taxes he was asked to pay. Ho went to the treasurer's office and looked up the stub book. The stub book showed the receipt torn out but the stub was blank. The taxes were paid but the city did not get the money. Who got it? The Finance Committee ordered the delinquent list published a year ago. It desired that those who had paid but had not been credited should aee their names advertised acd be able to put themselves right. The treasurer put the matter off and finally on the last day under tho law said that he had not time to make out the list. This past year the Finance Con milteo rave three months notice, yet February passed, the legal month for advertising delinquents, and no Ust was made out. The same excuse was made It was generally supposed that so many had paid who were marked de. llnquent that the treasurer was afraid to make the list public on account of the amount which would have to be accounted for. Under this method of doing business no man knows whether he has paid too mubh or not, or whether, having paid he Is marked delinquent or not. The office has been managed so loosely that there is no certainty about it. The people want the books opened and corrected and it is right that they should. Tnere is a general demand for this, regardless of party, and the Journal cannot blame democrats for feeling this way about It. If they have paid too much' taxes or are marked delinquent they want to know It before their receipts are burned or lost. A Surprint) Party. Miss Cora Winters gave a very pleasant surprise party Monday even- Ing In honor of Miss Leah Woll, it being the latier's birthday. Progressive oroklnole was tho leading game. An elaborate supper was served and the guests departed at a late hour wishing Leah many happy returns of the day. Those In attendence were Misses Lizzie McGregor, Effie Groff, Cora Walter, Alice Eikleburner, Leah Woll, Cora Winters, Messrs. Harry Burgman, Charles Bridge, Oliver Wones, Walter Amos, Harry Tonoy, Tom Pedon. A Boy Forger. Charley Splcer, an 18-year-old East End boy was yesterday arrested and put In jail upon tho serious charge of forgery. It is charged that on last \Vednesday he bought a ball and bat at Hanna's store, the bill amounting to $1.40. In payment thereof he offered a check on the State National bank for $8.40 drawn in favor of Wm. Smith and signed "J-J. Kllgore, by the bookkeeper Dan Glllosple." Tho oheok was cccspted by Mr. Hanna who gave the boy $7 change. The check was returned from the bank as worthless. On Monday the boy bought a pair of shoes at Anderson <& Rani presenting in payment » check for $1?. 75 drawn M above. The check WM taken and the boy got his pockets again lined with change. Mr. Anderson suspected something wrong In connection with tho matter and began an investigation which led to tho arrest yesterday morning of the boy who had been too bandy with his pen. A few weeks ago East End merchants were swindled in a similar manner by Kllgore checks and the young man Is thought to bo the author of all the forgeries. THE CASE CONFIRMED. KILLED BY THE CABS. TUO Damage SulC of Catherine Barton vi tue r. C. Si, St. 1,. It. it. Company Affirmed by lue Supreme Court. Telegrams wero received here yesterday afternoon announcing that the Supreme Court had affirmed the judgment in the damage suit of Catherine Burton, vs. the P. C. & St. L. R. R. company. The original judgment waejfor $9,400. With accrued Inter- eat tho judgment now amounts to $11,092. On October 4, 1890 Thos, S. Burton of Jefferson township, waa killed' while crossing the Pan Handle railroad trnck at Royal Center. He and his little daughter wero starting to drive home from town in a driving rain. They had the side curtains of the buggy up and when approaching the track evidently did not BOO the oncomifg train which struck the buggy. Mr. Burton waB killed out right. Tb.o little girl was thrown some distance from the track and fortunately escaped without a scratch. In January following tho widow brought suit for damages against the railroad company and secured a judgment for $9,400. The case was appealed by the defendant company and waa yesterday affirmed as above. The judgment by this time hae swelled to $11,092. The attorneys for the plaintiff were McConnell and Jenkins B and Nelson & Myers. Now Who 1* s. s. wooill Wabaeh Plain Dealer: A lady at tbe ^JFabaeh depot excited the sympathy of persons this morning. She waa neatly dressed and was lady-like in her address. She stated that last February ghs moved to Loganeport with her husband, S. S. Wood who waa an insurance agent. He left her a few days ago without a penny. She had no friends In Loganaport and nothing was left for her but to try and get back to Jamestown, Pa., where she has a daughter living. Tbe woman told several persons that she had walked from Logansport to Peru and wae given transportation to Wabash. She applied to the trustee hero for aid and he claimed that he was not authorized to help her that she should have applied to the authorities at Lo- ganaport for aid. She got on the train hero Intending to go to Huntington and whether she did reach that point or not is not known. Tho number of spotters on the railroads make it dangerous work for a conductor to show his tender-heartedness oven to a eorrow-Btricken woman. He ia not able to tell when a spotter is on his track and even the sorrow-stricken Individual may prove to be the spotter. Mr*. Johnion Sue« the Mjcr» E«tatc, yesterday the attention of the court and jury was occupied in hearing the suit of Mrs. Kate Johnson against the estate of the late Cy Myers. The plaintiff, Mrs. Johnson, was Mr. Myei'B'housekeeper for about two years prior to his death, and entered a suit Kir $2,500 for services rendered during that period. The case was given to the jury last evening and a verdict will be returned this morning. The opening of the sale of seats for the Elk's minstrels at Patterson's yesterday morning was the most remark, able event of its kind In the history of the local stage. The crowd around the store awaiting a chance to get seats was so great that numbers were given each comer ae ho entered the store and in that order was tho Bale accomplished without undue confusion. Before noon all tho Boats "down stains" were sold and the first three rowa In tho gallery were open for reserve. There will be an enormous audience at the opera house Friday night. Tho Evolution Of medical agents is gradually relegating tho old-timo herbs, pills, draughts and vegetable extracts to the rear and bringing into general use the pleasant and effective liquid laxative, Syrup of Figs. To get the true remedy see that it is manufactured by the California Fig Syrup Co. only. For sale by all leading drug- grists. t Attention A. O. H. You are raipeotfully requested to meet at your hall on Thursday morn« Ing April 19, at 8 o'clock sharp to attend tbe funeral ol brother Arthur MoTaggart M. J. GALLAGHER, President. The Body of an Unknown Found In the Dlicli Alongside tho ll«ll- rood Ea«tof Auokalfoterday Afternoon. Yesterday afternoon the section men discovered tho body of a man lying in tho ditch at the side of the railroad about two miles east of Anoka junction. Coroner Busjshn was notified and Undertaker Woll's men .went after the body and brought it to Woll's morgue where it now lies. It is that of a man probably 30 yours of age; about 5 feet eight Inches in height, dark complexion;smooth face, about two weeks growth of beard on a rather sharp cut face. There was nothing upon him to Identify him but a recoipt for threo months dues on policy No. 29,499 in the North American Accident Association of Chicago. Tho number of the receipt was A11,185 and was made out to U. J. Durham dated at Chicago March 1. Among various papers and cards in his pockets there was nothing- which would give a clue to l)ur- haras residence, although it might DO presumed from the fact that tho insurance receipt was made out in Chicas° tbat ho was from there. He had a pocket book which was empty and it is not unlikely that bo wns ono of the vast number of tramps which has passed through here lately, In one of bis pockets wera a couple of assorted "leads" and as hia body was lifted out of the ditch some type dropped from his pocket. In bis pockets were also samplos of sundry cards and other bits of job work which might Indicate that tho man was a pilgrim printer although that most prized of all possessions of a pilgrim printer, a union card, was not found on his person. The only clue to the man's identity was the receipt for tho insurance police which Is also a valuable asset of his estate, and acting upon this clue Coronor Busjahn communicated with the Insurance Association to learn something concerning- tho holder of Policy No. 29,499. Whether the man was killed by being struck by the train while walk ing across the track or whether he fell from a freight train while stealing a rldo may never bo known. His right leg was broken above tho knse and there waa a nasty gash on the top of bis head, which latter Injury might have caused death had the water in which be lay and which covered his head and body not drowned him. _ Deatb of Prof, mprnker'ii Mother, Kokomo Tribune: "Aunt Polly" Spraker aa she was familiarly known to all her old neighbors and friends departed this life at 2 o'clock Sunday morning after » long and very painful lllnees, of dropsy, at the homo of her sister, Mrs. Harriet Keisling, West Taylor street. Deceased was 63 years old, having lived many years in this county, formerly five milis west of Kokomo and recently hero with her relatives. Her husband and daughter preceded her to tho spirit world, the only survivors of her family being Prof. F. M. Spraker of Logansport. A short funeral service was held at her late home, West Taylor street, at 9 o'clock this morning conducted by Rev. W. D. Parr, after which the funeral party went to Shiloh church five miles west. There an impressive service was held, conducted by Rev. Belt of the Russlaville M. E. circuit, and largely attended by her old neighbors and friends. The body was laid to rest In Shiloh graveyard. Mrs. Sprakor was a life long member o! the Methodist church, a noble Christian woman of the good old«fasblonod kind and dearly beloved by a large circle of friends. She boro her long years of deep suffering patiently and accepted hoi happy release full of faith and thanksgiving. Handle Factory Wood for Hale. Handle factory wood delivered to any part of the city. Mall orders tc Hillock & Plttman, Handle Factory, on Toledo St., or P. J. Kimmer, Curtains—Trade Palace. CUT THIS OHT. A Pit IL JH. 1894. MEMORIAL WAR BOOK COUPON. TIiiw of tl»we coupons nnil ten cents BreuriM thociirtMir number ufths Mnra- urta! War hook. If prvsflntvii at tbe Portfolio Departmeut of The .louruii). CDT-THIS OUT. YOCK NAME IS PRINT. Item of a Penonal Character Con* eerulug JLogauiporiera and Their Frlendv Mr. aad Mrs. David Roush, of Chicago _are visiting in the city. Mies Edith Myers of Sheldon, 111., is vlaiting Mrs. James A. Day. Miss Mamie Beam has returned from a two week's viait at Bloomington, 111. Geo. W. Blancks and Cora Stoffer; Jesse J. Evnns and Elfio May Morrow are licensed to wed. Mrs. Jacob Herz who was called to Toledo by tbe death of her mother has returned homo. The Misses Mae and Abbie Howo Howo and their guest Mlse Nelson of Toledo, 0., have returned to college at Detroit. Lafayette Journal: Mrs. Daniel Mull and Mrs. Caroline Taylor of Lo- ganePort are guests of Mr. and Mrs, Edgar Taylor. Mr. Leopold Levy of Huntingtoa, candidate for Treasurer of State sub* ject to choice of the State Republican convention, was in the city yesterday. J. B. Sianley has recovered from hl3 recent illness and will depart today for Rolling Prairie, Laporte county to open a series of temperance meetings. Kokomo Dispatch: Prof. Fraud's M. Spraker and family returned this afternoon to their homes In Logansport, after a week spent at tbe bedside,-, of Mr. Spraker's mother, Mrs. Po'jjr Spraker. /•' VandHlla Lino ExcnrsloM To South, Southeast and Southwesl will run on various dates from no* until June 5, 1894, inclusive. One fare round trip. Call on or addresi any Vandalia line agent and ask for information contained in circular No. 327 of January 20, 1894. Notice. My books are in charge of Mr. Hal Viney at Sellers' grocery, corner 12th and Market. All persons indebted to me will plense call there and settle. TIIEO. PAHVDT. Bicycle*. Tha best light weight bicycle for $1CO, just received at HKNKY TUCKER'S. ADDITIONAL LOCALM. Men's Congress dress shoes $1.—• Stevenson & Klinbick. The funeral of Arthur McTagcrart will be held from St. Bridget'* Church Thursday morning at 9 o'clock, Rev. Father Kroeger officiating. The interment will be under the direction of the A. O. H., of which the deceased was an honored member. The Williams Stock company which. opened at Dolan's opera house Monday evening for a four night's engagement cancelled the engagement yesterday morning. The opening night was done to such poor business that there was little hope of doing anything here and the dates wero given up. The company will be reorganized here and the summer season begun anew, open. Ing at Frankfort. Capt. Frank Swlgart has retired from the congressional race. The Journal gave Capt. Swlgart and Hon. W. D. Owen a good send off and has since published everything commendatory of them it baa run across. Beyond this it has taken no part in the contest and it regrets to see a Caia county man retire. The congressional fight was begun two years ago and a new man had both of the old contestants to fight. This IB up-hill work and is rather discouraging-. Capt. Swigart has many friends in the district, who will regret that he has retiree . NOW THIS IS A FACT CARL W. KELLER the Mer- f chant Tailor, leads them all in the f Spring Trade. LOOK AT HIS PATTERNS. Ask any man in the city the way his clothes are made to fit and then know the truth. CARL W. KELLER. 311 Market St

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