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   Albion New Era (Newspaper) - March 27, 1884, Albion, Indiana                                 m  » ,         le    ffhion          TWO DOLLAES A YEAE.        "He-w to tli.o Iaiaa.e; Ijet t3a.e Clsip« JPaJH -^la-ero tliey    IN ADVANCE      VOL. XII. NO. 27.        ALBIO]S', JiiGBLE COUNTY, INDIANA, MARCH 27, 1884.    NEW SERIES. VOL. IX. NO. 14.     for DyspepslBi CosttT«neas, Sick Headache, Clironic Diarrhoea, Jaundice. Imparity of the Blood, Fever and Agrue, Malaria.  Diseasea by De-  COURT HOUSE MATTERS.  for DyspepslBi CosttT«neas, Sick Headache, Clironic Diarrhoea, Jaundice. Imparity of the Blood, Fever and Agrue, Malaria.  Diseasea by De-  STMPTOMS OF A DISFASED OVER  Bad Breath; Pain in the Side, sometimes the |«in is felt un "ir the Shoulder-blade, mistaken for Rheumatism; general loss of appetite; Bowel« ttnerallv costive, sometimes alternating with lax; ue head is troubled with pain, is dull and hear^ with considerable loss of memory, accompanied with a painiul sensation of leaving undone somethinf which oug^t to have been done; a slight, dry coug& and flushed face is sometimes an atiendant, ofi^ mistaken for consumption; the paiicnt complains of weariness and debility: nci vous. easily startlrf* feet cold or burning, sometimes a prickly sensatior «f the skin exists; spirits are low and des^ndei and, although satisfied that exercise would oe t'n ficial, yet one can hardly summon up fortitudi to try it—in fact, distrusts every remedy. Several of the above symptoms attend the disease, but cases have occurred when but few of them existed, yet examination after death has shown the Uver to •have been extensively deranged.  It should be used by all persons, uld and younK, whenever any of the above symptoms appear.  Persona Travelinc or Living: In Unhealthy Localities, by taking a dose occasionally to kiep the Liver in healthy action, will avoid all Blalarla, BiUons attacks. Dizziness, Nau-" :tc. It no ill-  tea, Drowsiness, Depression of Spirits, etc. will invigorate like a glass of wine, but u no toxlcating beverage.  If Tou have eaten anything hard of digestion, or feel heavy after meals, or sleep-lesa at niglit, take a dose and you will be relieven  Time and Doctors' Bills will be rave bjr always Iteeping the Regulator in the House! For, whatever the ailment may be, a thoroughly •afe purgativo, alterative and tonic can never be out of place. The remedy is liarmleu and does not interfere with business or pleasip-e.  IT IS PURELY VEGETABLE,  And has all thi power and eflfic.-»cy of Calomel or Quinine, without any of the injurious after effects.  A Governor'» Testimony.  y Simmons Liver jitgulator h.is been in use in my iamily for some time, and I ara satisfied it is a Vaiualkle addition to the niedic;>l science.  J. Gilí. Shortek, Governor of Ala.  fton. Alexander H. Stephens, of Ga., »ays: Have derived -ome benefit from the use o' Simmons Liver Regul itor, and wish to give it f further trial.  "The only Thing that never fails to Believe."—I have used many remedies for Dyi ^psia. Liver Affection aiid Debility, but ne-'er have found anything to l>enefit me to the extent Sinunons Liver Regulator has. I sent from Minnesota to Georgia for it, .Tnd wixild send further for ■ such a medicine, and would acH ise all who are sim-ilariy affected to give it a tri il as it seems the only thing that never fails to relieve.  P. M. Janney, Minneapolis, Minn.  T. "W. Mason says: From actual experience in the use of SimmoTis Liver-Regulator in My practice I have been and am .sati.«fied to use and prescribe it as a purgative medici.ie.  • l^'Take only the Genuine, which always  ♦ has on the Wrapper the red Z Trade-Mark and Signature of J. H. ZEILIN & CO.  FOH SALE BY ALL DRUGGISTS.  pubushed kveht thursday, at ^  :iLBIOX, XOBIE CO., IXD.,  T. s*. yaaicaccrrr, z»xop'r.  Office on York Street, directly west oi the Court House.  rz*eraaas of SvL'bscrlptiozx.  One Year...................................$2 00  Six Months.................................. 1 00  Three Months..................... ......... 60  Single copies five cknts each. -o-  i^dLTTOxtlslxLC R«kt«a a^giAe SCixo-waa. oxi. .^ppUcflitlozx.  Business Locals, Ten Cents per line, first Insertion. Five Cents per line each subsequent insertion. Legal notices will be charRed for at the rates established by law. Simple marriage &nd death notices will be inserted free.  rown and County,  New Meat Market-  Newton W. Green has estahlished a new meat market in the brick building north of the court house, where he is at all times prepared to furnish fresh, salt and smoked meats, hams and shoulders, dried beef, lard, sausage, poultry, &c. Give him a call when wanting anything  in his line.  49tt  Wide Awake Drugrerists.  Who are always alive to their business, and spare no pains to secure the best of every article in their line, secure the M^Qcy for the celebrated D. King's New Discovery for Consumption. The only .certain cure known for consumption, coughs, colds, hoarseness, asthma, hay fever, bronchitis, or any affection of the throat and lungs. Sold on a positive guarantee. Trial Ixittle free. Regular ■ize $1.00. Sold by Huston & Molen.  —We are in receipt of a fine cabinet •ized photograph of J. R. Leonard, a graduate of The New Era and late editor of the Spring Hill (Kan.) New Era. We are pleased to know that all oar former employes kindly remember OS Bolla will seek another location in the business now that he has sold his newspaper interest at Spring Hil!.  published every thursday.  —Spring like weather.  -Farmers will soon be sowing oats.  —Garden making will soon commence.  —The courthouse still stands in Albion.  —Latest styles of hats at Mrs. Cainp-beli's.  —Ligonier is infested with chicken thieves.  —Now is the time to plant your advertisements.  — Roy Niles and family have jifone to Wamego, Kansas.  —The swindlers' time of year has come. Look out tor them.  —Incendiaries burned W. S. Gaudy's barn in Churubusco last week.  —For new millinery goods call on Mrs. Campbell in Stone's block, up stairs.  r —Do you wish freedom from aches, pains, sores, etc? Then purify the blood, itrengthen the urinary and digestive organs, build up your broken down constitution by using Dr. Guy soil's Yellow Dock and Sarsaparilla. It is gratifying to know that among intelligent communities this simple, harmless, yet effective remedy sells faster than the many hnmbug bitteis, iron medicines and pretended kidney cures, all of which so rapidly weaken and ruin the stomach, liver, bowels and kidneys by exciting these delicate organs to unnatural ac-Uvity. _____  —Of Mrs. Louisa Addie Barr, wife  Kev. G. W. Barr, whose death we an-BOoneed last week, the Auburn RepubU-am tays: She was born at Brownstown, Jiibkson county, Indiana, May 17, 1853. Her age was 30 years, 9 mouths and 26 dftya. She joined the Christian church •t the age of 15 years, and was a mem-ber of the Presbyterian church of Al-bi<m, Indiana, at the time of her death. Me was united in marriage to G. W. Birr, at New Albany, lud., Dec. 24, lOT«." ____  ^ w-Owing Jto the crowded state of our ffllBBHif isst week, we could not give apace to but one of the Kansas letters to which we then referred. The other, llf **Braniks," appears this week.  —The roads have been in a pretty bad condition during the past week.  —Mrs. Watts P. Denny spent last week with her parents in Rome City.  —The democrats of Albion township will nominate a township ticket April 5.  —Frank Menaugh, of Columbia City, is clerking for Adams, Mossman & Co.  —April election on the 7th day of next montti. One week from next Mon day.  — A change of a few minutes has been made in the time of trains at this station.  —Miss Clara Brown, of Edgerton, Ohio, is the guest of Mr. and Mrs. El-za Shaffer.  —For all kinds of fancy goods and trimmings call at Mrs. Campbell's, in Stone's block. Ilm3  —Miss Edith Riddle was on the sick list last week, but is now able to be about again.  —•Judge Morris, of Fort Wayne, and Glasgow, of LaGrange, were attending court last week.  —The fast mail over the Lake Shore road now runs on the "old line" from Toledo to Chicago.  —Ed. Eagles, son of ex-'sh^ff Eagles^ has purchased a pliotograpli^gallcry at Union City, Indiana.  —Hiram Bradley, of the Bradley House, been been sick during the^ past week, but is recovering. ^  —Riley Pepple will be a salesman in the new store that is coming here. Riley knows how to sell goods.  —For the information of the public we will say that mall matter intended for Ligonier is now sent east from Albion.  —Don't forget to leave your orders at The New Era oflBce for flrst-clHRs horse and jack bills. We guarantee sat-ibfaction.  —See Berger's new "ad." this week. Watch for its weekly changes or you may miss something that may be of value to you.  —Miss Glaydis Fisher returned to her home in Michigan last week, after spending the winter with her friends and relatives here.  —The courtroom library is somewhat defi^ent in books at this term of court, the reports having all been sent away to be relK>und in black, so that they can be identified as belonging to the county. This doesn't speak very well for the Noble county bar.  —^The Parker sisters will give an elecutionary entertainment at the luth-eran church this—Thursday—evening. These are daughters of Dr. Parker, of the Kendallville and should  meibt with a good audieuce, as we believe they will. Let everybody go.  —Sugar making has been in progress. —LaGrange county is infested with graveyard insurance agents.  —Latest styles of bran new hats at the Spencer millinery store. I4tf  —Ryland Reed, an old citizen of Allen township, died last week.  —Dr. J. S. Brown, of Kendallville, died on Tuesday night of last week.  —A good many strangers were in town last week fw witnesses &c., in the train wrecking case.  —Hon. J. H. Baker will probably be a delegate to the Chicago convention from the 18th congressional district.  —We were pleased to see Wm. Price, of York township, in town last week. He has fully recovered from his recent severe illness.  —Prof. White is now, we suppose, a Brevet-Reverend. He preached a very good sermon at th/e presbyterian church last Sabbath morning.  —Mrs. George Mossman entertained a number of her friends on Thursday evening of last week. An enjoyable time was had by all.  —There is a light docket for this term of court as the court calendar shows. One or two cases, however, will take up a good portion of the term.  —I'etP'' Huffer has purchased the property on West Jefforson street occupied by county treasurer Lang, and will take possession in a few weeks.  —The Stratton Bro's. of Ft. Wayne, were attending court In-t week. They are the attorneys for Lower iti the malpractice case of Lower vs. Carr and Franks.  —Lippincott's is one of the most entertaining magazines ptiblished. Every number is bright and sparkling, and the April number now liefore us is almost perfect.  —Commodore Wood, on his second trial for the murder of Shelner at Hun-tertown, was acquitted at Fort Wayne. He had served about two of a fifteen years' sentepce. ^  —Samuel Ham received a telegram one day last week thaWhis brother at Honesdale, Pennsylvania \a8 dead. Mr. Ham took the train » W^nesday for the latter place.  —Burglars entered the residence of Henry Kreiger, a few miles from Kendallville, who took Mr. K's pants out in the yard and got $12 from the pockets of the same.  —The Waterloo Press will appear in a new dress this week. The new proprietors are keeping up the reputation of the paper as one of the beat in Northern Indiana.  —An Indiana editor recently put two ballets into a man who came into the office to lick him, and the account of the affair appeared under the head of "A Double-Leaded Editorial."  —Judge McBride's order to the sheriff to select jurors from outside the courtroom, in the train wrecking case, caused quite a stampede from the court room, and this no little merriment among the lawyers.  —The Banner was evidently misinformed, as we do not think it would intentionally make a misstatement as to sheriff Braden giving young Kuhns the privilege of exercising his (the sheriff'sj horses.  —The democrats of this county will hold a mass convention at the court house on Thursday, May 29, to select delegates to the several conventions to be held this year and the transrction of other business.  -Wo received a pleasant call from William Bunyan, of Kendallville, on Wednesday of last week. Mr. B. was among the regular panel ot the petit jury as drawn, but owing to the ill health of his wife, was excused by Judge McBride.  —After fixing a day in the present term for the hearing of ihe Cain murder case, the cause was finally continued until the next term of the Noble circuit court. His bondsmen were Samuel Neufer, of York, and a Mr. Fulk, of Swan township* we believe.  —A Mr. Ochs, of Auburn, and a gentleman from Clevland, we believe will open a new dry goods store in the building now occupied by Adams, Mossman & McCurdy, in a short time. These men are experinced business men, with ample capital, and are just the kind of business men we are pleased to welcome to Albion. Wo believe they expect to engine in the purchase of grain and produce of every description.  COURT HOUSE MATTERS.  We went to press last week on the day the commissioners had appointed to have representatives of each of the townships meet them and Judge McBride to confer as to a new courthouse for Noble county, and hence could give none of the proceedings, or the result of such conference. We now propose to review the matter in question and the causes that have led up to the present agitation of the subject. The present courthouse was built nearly a quarter of a century ago, at a time when Noble county was nothing like the wealthy county it is to-day. At that time n.ine of the adjoining counties had much better buildings than the one we now have. We then had no place at all sufficient to conduct the business of the county, as the old frame courthouse had just been burned, and the offices were located in buildings in town entirely unsafe for the public records. The building of a courthouse was an imperative necessity, and that immediately. Hence the commissioners built such a building as would answer the then present needs of the county, at a small expense never dreaming, doubtless, that they were building for a halt century or more. It was to supply pressing needs that they built then, and we do not believe that there is a candid man in the county to-day, who, if left to his own good judgment, uniuflj need by outside pressure, would decide that the building which wsa erected nearly twenty-five years ago is sufficient for the business of the county and the safe preservation of the records.  The causes for the present agitation of the question are not of recent ori-gen. The unsafe condition of the records has been a matter of talk among those who know the condition of the coifrthouse, for years. We came to the county nearly ten years ago, and we know that it was then a matter as much talked of as now. While all felt that the safety of the records hung upon a very slender thread, no steps were taken to bring the matter before the board of commissioners for their action, and while a jail and a home for the poor were being provided, no board felt' like assuming the additional responsibility of the erection of a new courthouse. The county jail was completed nearly ten years ago, since which time the people have not been called upon for means to erect additional buildings, and, as a matter of fact, as is shown by an article elsewhere in this issue, the county would be free from debt to-day if the bonds ($10,000) were presented for payment. The charge has been made that Albion, alone, was clamoring for a new courthouse. Tliis charge is unfounded, to put it as mildly as possible. At the January term of court the grand jury, composed of as good men as there are in the county, men, to, who have no interest whatever in the prosperity of Albion, but rather the reverse, after a careful examination of the offices, decided that the records were unsafe and recommended a new building in their report to the judge. It has beed intimated that they were subjected to undue influences, bût this charge is refuted by Mr. Copeland, one of the number, in a card elsewhere. Acting upon this grand jury report, the board also placed upon record at their March term, an order reciting the same state of facts—that the records were unsafe &c.—and then went beyond the requirements of the law, but in the spirit of accommodation we presume—issued their invitations to those who have been characterized as "visiting statesmen" to meet with them and the judge in consultation.  Let us contrast the action taken by the citizens cf Albion in this matter, at this stage, with that of the citizens ot Kendallville. Albion did absolutely nothing to influence the action of any one ot these "statesmen" in the matter, although she was fully aware what her neighbors were doing in that direction, believing that it would show a selfish spirit to do so. What did her good neighbors at Kendallville do? Well, the "visiting statesmen" *know, as do many others who were not so honored If our neighbors are perfectly well satiiiied with the course they took in a matter that concerns the interests of the people, we sha'.l not complain.  We are pleased to know that bu\; few of those men who were called here éxpressed themselves in tavor of spending money (which must neceasanly ex  tend into the thousands) in patching up the present edifice, but in view of the supposed debt that was hanging over the county, many^ of them proposed deferring the building for the present. The county is not in debt beyond its present means of payment, and had this been understood at the time, two-thirds of these "statesman" would have favored building, taking their statements as a basis to form our opinion. Knowing that when men all consider the records unsafe, and that the supposed indebtedness of the county was the reason g^ven by a majority of them for delay, how can the board do otherwise than to go forward in the work; aware, as they are, that the county could, to-day, pay off all the bonds were they presented for payment. We cannot close this article without laying before our readers Judge McBride's remarks on that occasion as we find them reported in the Standard of last week, as follows: It is a matter of presumption on my part to advise. Am not a taxpayer. It i« a matter that concerns the people of this county only. No dictation on my pare. Have no right here only by courtesy. Think the pto-pie are standing in their own light in not caring better for the records. There has always been great danger of the records. Let a tire break out in the night, and in one hour's time the records would be gone. Speak only as an individual. The court room is good enough, as good as any in this judicial district, but this is the only good thing. Hiive felt it a shame to put a jury in the jury room. Think Noble county will make a'mistake in building an expensive court house. $75,00i) is enough to put in a court house. There is no to-morrow. Commissioners siKmId do what they think is best. Do not favor putting off until to-morrow what should be done today There is no to-ra(irrow. Had thought cutting this room in two and putting in a gallery and jury room, etc., but if a new house is to be built soon would not favor that now. Need judge's room, jury room, consultation room, grand jury room and witness room.  Justices.  CONSTABI,:  —Mrs. John Hetrick, of Jefferson township, formerly of Albion, died one day last week and was buried on Thursday. Her husband was the man who recovered some $300 or $400 from the town of Albion for injuries received on Hazel street some years ago.  —We were pleased to meet Mr. D. R. Hoover, publisher of the daily and w-eekly News, of Huntington, Indiana, on our streets during the past week. He was attending the trial of the State vs. Winebrenner as a witness, we believe. We are please«! to place the Netos on our exchange list.  —At a caucus of the republicans of York township held on Saturday last, calledjby Samuel Neuter, committeeman, the following ticket was placed in noniv ination: ^z'"'  For Trustee.—William Price. ^ J. W. Gesamann. \ James Roscoe. \  3 Harrison Norris. \ Ed. Sparrow.  —A former invalid writes: "I was greatly reduced in health and strength, caused by bad blood. I had a dozen boils on different parts of ray body, and suffered many aches and pains, while the least exertion gave me great fatigue. I took three bottles of Dr. Guysott's Yellow Dock and Sarsaparilla and am completely cured. At night I enjoy refreshing, dreamless sluml^r, and all day I feel energetic and strong."  —Judge McBride got tired of the eternal slamming of the courtroom doors during the proceedings in court, and ordered prosecutor Peterson to see that they were fixed according to law. Commissioner Kimmell was brought in and his attention called to the matter on Thursday. Pending repairs upon the door, D. E. A. Spencer was installed as doorkeeper. ''Deak" would evidently prefer being a dweller in the tents of wickedness than a doorkeeper in the house of the L—awyers.  —The Kendallville Netoi permits its correspondent at Rome City to say that the commissioners ask for an appropriation of $150,000 for a new court house. It was just such unwarranted statements as these, industriously circulated, that caused about all the opposition that was developed toward the building of a new temple of justice for the safe preservation of the records. The commissioners had decided on no sum, and nobody here thought a building sbonld be erected costing more than $75,000 or $100,000.  Money to Loan.  From $100 .to $500 or $600 to loan on from <me to four months time on g<'od security. Address . Lock BoiC No. 37,  Rev. G. W. Barr, of Auburn, was in town for a few days last week.  —The wheat looks well. It came through the winter season all right.  —Easter comes on the 13th day of April. Are we to havea,jjiiuirtorm then! v  —Swlnsring doors have been placed to the court room by order of Judge  McBride. __________......  —Miss Snyder, of Cromwell, was the guest of Miss Ada Shaffer during the past week.  —Miss Etra Walton is visiting with the family of Charles Irons, at South Bend, at this time.  —Deputy auditor Fitch, of Angola, was in town last week, at the bedside of his mother who is very sick.  —Of the "funny" man of the concern, the LaGrange Standard thinks he is "more proiuse that judicious." ,  —Through the kindness of numerous friends Mr. John Freeman was tendered many compliments on Friday last.  —Dr. Roland Willard, one of the old practicing physicians in Kosciusko coun* ty, died recently at Hadenfleld, Now Jersey.  —Mrs. G. W. Zinn, of Elkhart county, wife ■ of ex-county commissioner Zinn, died a few days ago at the age of 83 years.  -We were mistaken last week in saying that the M. E, conference would be held at Peru on April 12 It convenes on April 2.  —The M. E. choir will entertain the social at the residence of Fielding Prickett on Friday evening. Music and refreshments. Everybody invited.  —E. G. Abi^augh has the contract for carrying ,the\raail south from Albion to Chdrubus^ We believe he thinks of moving ft) Wolf Lake.  —A new trial has been granted by the DeKalb circuit court in the ejectment case of Weaver vs. Kessler, taken to DeKalb county from Noble on change of venue.  —Clergymen, lawyers and all those of sedentary habits who suffer from nervous prostration and loss of appetite should try Nichols Bark And Iron. For sale by all druggists. I4m3  —The editor of the Valparaiso Messenger was recently robbed in Chicago of $28, and now nearly all the editors in the north part of the state want to know where he borrowed the money.  —We devote considerable space this wefek to the evidence in the train-wrecking case, as has attracted wide attention; and we felt that in justice to our readers we ought to give the proceedings in full.  —Ed. Alvord, of Eiuiira, New York, son of Samuel E. Alvord, our iormer county clerk, is visiting his friends in town, and will probably remain here during the summer. Ed. has grown almost beyond the recognition of his friends.  —We believe that no clue has yet been had as to the whereabouts of the escaped inmates of the Cplumbia City jail. Kuhns, who got away from the Albion jail is yet at large.  Later.--Butler, the wife murderer, has beeu captured.  —In reply to a recent article in the Standard, Mr. Copeland, of Elkhart township, one of the grand jury that condemned the court house, has published the tollowing:  "I notice an article in the Kendallville Standard which casts an odious reflection on the late grand jury that condemned the court house. The writer infers that the jury were bulldozed. I beg leave to diffir with the writer, and would state that there was no bulldozing about it. Every member of that jury acted according to his solemn convictions, and we did no more than what had been done by the people more than once.  J. R. COPKLAND."  Albion, lad.  —Of the Warsaw courthouse the Goshen Democrat says that "the taxpayers are not whining about the cost of it. They feel proud to hear the people bragging on it, and are not going to grumble all their lives at the little pittance they pay each year to cancel the debt " This is the way Kosciusko county taxpayers feel about their courthouse, which cost ;veU up toward $200,-000. Noble county is about as rich as Kosciusko county, and yet there has been an eff<frt made to convince the people that it would almost bankrupt (he county to build a $75,000 or $100,-000 courthouse here. On second thought we feel at>sared these taxpayers will change their view in jr^ard to the oiat-  tf ter.   

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