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Delphi Semi Weekly Times (Newspaper) - June 29, 1898, Delphi, Indiana / tit fiftieth year Delphi Indiana wednesday june 2g, 1898. Number 34s sixth Success was the commencement of St. Joseph school two girls graduated for the Spanish coast Commodore Watson will proceed with an armoured Squadron Navy departments order. Too of 0-0-0 ooo000$00000-0ooooo-o-q the times county news. Ltd it 00-0-00-0-00-0-00-0-0#0-0-00-0-00-0-00-00-� the a Jeclin in the opera Hong a it Friday kit Nung were at deep Inie Reot and were appreciate her a Lar c audience. The commencement exercises of the St. Joseph Catholic schools occurred in the Delphi opera House on last Friday evening. The stage was artistically decorated in plants Flowers and the National colors and when the curtain Rose promptly at 8 of clock a very pretty picture was presented. The program presented was fully As artistic As the decorations and con a isted of musical selections of the highest order elocution and addresses. Twenty five pretty Little misses opened the exercises with a chinese lantern Drill which was executed with precision. The Sale Taori address was Adeby miss Lena Hemmerling. It was delivered in sober a style and was Well composed. Deep interest was taken in the paper by the audience. The subject was a a our National a rather difficult title which was ably handled. Misses Clara and Emma ruffing Bertha Mitchell and Katie Rafferty made a decided Success of their vocal Quartetti which miss Kate Pierce i managed. The audience deeply appreciated this part of the program and attested to it by their applause a company of Little girls gave a doll Drill which showed How patiently the Sisters had trained them and How important a part they took in the evenings entertainment the operetta a a grandma a birth j Day was Given in a creditable Mau Ner. Misses Doulin Delaney Aud Lamb were conspicuous in the play and covered themselves with glory miss Alice Pierce then deliver d the valedictory essay a your pathway lingers where the Happy sunbeams play a miss Pierce has a Rood voice and showed remarkable skill in disposing of her subject. She was applauded at every Point and her paper was one of the marked successes of the evening. A touching pathetic pantomime representing the Sisters of Charity administering to the sufferings of the wounded on the Battle Field timely Aud deeply affected the people who were fortunate enough to witness it. The diplomas were delivered by Rev. Father Romer who made appropriate remarks Aud the two graduates misses Hemmerling and Pierce have the Best wishes of All our people for their Success. The closing of St. Joseph a parochial schools Marks one of the most successful terms in their exist was Hixton d. June 27.�?the Navy department at 11.15 of clock posted the following bulletin Commodore Watson sails today on the Newark to join Sampson when he will take his command an armoured Squadron with Cruiser and proceed at once off the Spanish coast. His Squadron is designated the Eastern Squadron and is As follow flagship Newark battleships Iowa and Oregon cruisers Yosemite Yankee and Dixie Aud the Colliers Szendia Barend and Alexander. The Start will be made at once off Santiago. The Buile Tius also showed the following Chagos in designation of the division of our War vessels the Atlantic fleets rear Admiral Sampson commanding. First Squadron Commodore w. S. Schley commanding naval base key West Fla a Commodore Remey commanding. Points on politics and politicians. Tho republicans of Indiana will try the two Days system with their next state convention which by action of state committee Friday has been appointed for August 3 and 4-there will be 1.616 delegates or one for each 200 votes and fiction Over 100. On the first Day the coven Tion will organize and adopt a platform and on the second Day the nominations will be made. The party will not nominate candidates for the appellate court holding that no i vacancies exist. Under this Arange neut Clinton county will be entitled to 18 delegates. Boone 1&Quot, Carroll 13, Montgomery 22, Fountain 13, Hamilton 53 Aud Tipton 11. A a a a there Are no coloured voters in Carroll county. In Boone there Are 42 Clinton 33 Fountain 10 Montgomery 97. _ John Ross of Lafayette the democratic candidate for Congress in the tenth District with his family Aud democrats have written to Allen asking him to act As a Moses just this once. They pointed out to him that there was danger of Cheadle getting the nomination and with Chadie As the Leader there was no possible show for Success for Tipton county alone could defeat him. Alien finally said that if the democrats wanted to nominate him he would accept but he had not the time nor the inclination to go into an Active canvass either before or after the convection feeling that he should re Uain with his Quot boys at the front this decision of the Captain wll. Be bad news to the Chead leites and already it is stated that the Boone county delegates or at least a majority of them Are willing to support Allen. He will have some strength in Fountain county and despite the instructions it is believed tha a he will get a solid delegation from this county. Tipton county will give him its delegation and with Allen in the Field it is thought the hard fight that is anticipated at the congressional convention in july will be j. M. Fippen of Tipton county has repeatedly said that he wa9 not desirous of standing in the Way of Success and he would withdraw in favor of any candidate who could be. J elected. His Only desire is to see some Chicago friends Are camped at that .j�0, Chea be is a Al the uoiu1qqei Gay Park on the Tippecanoe River for a two weeks Outing. Allen would accept so says a special to the Indianapolis news. An important Case. One of the most important cases recently decided in the circuit court was disposed of monday when judge Palmer gave Bis decision in the controversy Between the City of Lafayette and the Wabash railway. The City sought to open up Cincinnati Street which is occupied by the Railroad Aud has been so occupied for Over Twenty five years. The Railroad opposed the opening because of the great damage it would do their interests and contending that the City had no rights in the premises. The judge decided fully for the Railroad Aud forever enjoined the City from opening a Street. The Case will be appealed to the supreme court by the City of Lafay Ette. _ the Indianapolis news is making a specially of the democratic congressional situation in this District having had its travelling correspondent in the District for a week or so. Friday it printed the second special on the question from Frankfort and regardless of whether or not it is True it is at least interesting and Inge unions. It says a on authority that cannot be questioned it is asserted that capt. A a Dave a alien will accept the democratic nomination for Congress from the ninth District against Charles b. Landis. He would not make the race As candidate but if the Frankfort convention sees fit to give him the nomination he will take it. It is understood also that he will not come Home from the War to make a canvass in the event of the nomination but will leave the matter in the hands of his friends with Allen As the candidate Tipton county will be placated and there will also be a solid front against the Republican nominee when the question waa broached to Captain Allen some time ago he absolutely refused to take any Haud in the fight saying that he had no desire for congressional honors. Since the fight against Cheadle has assumed such proportions leading As he considers that nomination a disaster to the democracy of the Dis tact. With Allen ready to accept the nomination Fippen can be depended upon to get out of the Way. The county officers and nominees for county positions who have been urging Cheadle a nomination in Hope that the fusion with the populists would elect the county ticket Are still at work and some shrewd republicans Are secretly urging Cheadle a nomination. They think that under such circumstances Landis will have a walk Over and can be elected by a majority at least three times As big As be had two years ago. Cheadle a frends however Are Loyal to him and will insist that he be Given the Daniel a. Miller of Ervin township Howard county and to. Mitiu Rinehart of Burlington township Are the plaintiffs in an action brought against Joshua m. Hendrix of Carrollton township for $5,000 damages. They allege that or. Hendrix represented himself As the authorized agent of the Chicago Trust and insurance company and the Charleston n. C., fire and Marine insurance company and that he induce them to take insurance in these companies on their tile Mill at Roachdale Putnam county for $3,500 representing that the companies were recognized by the state. They took the insurance the Mill burned Down they did not get a cent and now they want damages to the amount of their loss�?f5,000. Or. Hendrix is a Justice of the peace and a Man who has always stood High in the Estima Tion of the people. He will fight the Case to the end entering a general denial of the allegations made Pollard amp Pollard and John l. Sims will represent or. Hendrix. Abraham Maggart an old resident of the Patton neighbourhood was stricken with paralysis while visiting in the town on Friday he Lay unconscious until sunday when his death occurred. Or. Maggart was seventy two years of age and is survived by six children All now grown he was a minister for Many years and was regarded As Oue of the Best citizens of Jefferson township. The funeral occurred monday at 2 o clock p. M. From Patton conducted by revs. Reuben Maggart of Geetings Vilie Aud Duckworth. There will be a religious service o an interesting character adapted to children and Young people and the old held next Sabbath july. 3d,at 10 of clock a. M. At the u. B. Church in Owasco ten Miles South of Delphi Aud in the evening of the Saliae Day an illustrated Bible Temperance meet aug these services Are to a conducted by Rev. Jacob Huntsinger of Huntington ind., better known As Quot the children a these object lessons will be new and fresh. Come one come All. This morning mrs. Ira Cress and her daughter mrs. Frank Brewer with her two children were going into the country when near William pollards farm near Pittsburg the horse took fright and ran away. The Surrey was upset with the occupants underneath and in that a it Gay was carried Over one Hundred feet. That All escaped injury is miraculous yet they All were that fortunate. Buggy and harness a Complete wreck. James b. Cohee a prominent Farmer of Washington township who married his second wife Percillia on january 28th, 1898, has brought a suit for a divorce in the Carroll circuit court. Or. Cohee is 67 years of age and states that he had three children grown up when he Lead the fair Percillia to the alter. She always objected to the children and Alio them to come to their Home. She became a common scold Aud abused him before the hired help which he was unable to keep owing to her ungovernable temper. His son Isaac Farmed a portion of his place and she wanted him ordered away. Upon or. Cohee a refusal she left on match 7,1898 and has not since lived with him. M. A. Ryan is the plaintiffs attorney and and Pollard amp Pollard for the defense. The methodist Church of Pittsburg vill give an ice Cream cake and musical entertainment in Moyers Lawn on saturday evening july 2nd. A admission of ten cents will be charged. V Mary Armstrong who swears that her occupation is that of housekeeper and whose residence is Pittsburg has through l. Boyd her attorney brought a suit for a divorce from Oliver Armstrong. They were married March 4th, 1896. She always treated him in a Loving wifely manner but he has circulated vile stories about her abused her and finally of the 26th Day of november 1890, he deserted her. He has since circulated stories greatly to her harassment. Mrs Senecca Shepherd is Home from or. East Maui a sanitarium at Indianapolis for a Short visit. Back from the Gold Fields circuit court. The Case of John l. Sims is. T. J. Chissom has upon motion of the defendent been sent to Cass county on change of venue. The letters of administration issued to Jesse Moore upon the estate of William l Blanchard have been re yoked a mrs. M. Clifford and sons Paul and Toomey Are visiting in Goshen after spending several Days in that City they will leave for an extended visit with friends in Denver col. A if you want to sell buy rent or Trade property loan or borrow Money get your property insured or deeds mortgages etc., written Call on s. W. Smelcer 21-26 notary Publio Flora id. Nathaniel t. Wile and d. Campbell returned monday from the Copper City Region of the alaskan Gold Fields to their Homes in the South part of the county poorer but Wiser men Thau when they left in the Early Spring to realize the Golden opportunities of the Frozen North. The experiences of the two men would fill a Volumn Aud May be detailed later a these columns. The men did not penetrate the Gold Fields and the hardships they endured were awful or. Campbells legs being so stolen now that he can scarcely move about. The two men became thoroughly disgusted sick at heart and having an Opportunity to dispose of their outfits sold them Aud returned probably about $600 worse off. They returned monday afternoon and their Home coming had not been announced. The other members of the party Are pushing ahead but Charles Lyons May return at any time. The Home Comers say that Marcus Blinn is the Only Oue who never thinks of turning Back and before fall he May be tha ouly one left. Signing petitions the Lafayette sunday times very truthfully remarks a a the utter hol lowness and Good for nothing less too of the average petition Aud Reso lotion of associations societies etc., on matters not within their province was strikingly illustrated last week Down in Williamsport when tha i Warren county bar took action upon the Candance of Hon. Jos. M. Rabb of that county for judge of the supreme court Viz resolved that we most heartily recommend Hou. Jos. M. Rabb to the Republican state convention Atul ask that a his name be placed upon the ticket for judge of the supreme court from the third District the quoted Resolution followed a Bunch of where Asas and the entire document was signed by the bar of Warren county. Among the Signa Tures i notice those of Edwin f. Me. Cabe son of Hon. Jas. Mccabe democratic nominee for the very position judge Rabb seeks and we. B. Durborow who i believe is chairman of the democratic Central committee in Warren county it is very bad form on the part of messes. Mccabe and Durborrow to ask the Republican state convention to nominate judge Rabb for judge of the supreme court unless they intend to vote him Aud they would not be any More Likely to do so against judge Mocabe than for the Devil. Or. D., in fact was an alternate Delegate in the state convention last

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