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Kokomo Saturday Tribune (Newspaper) - March 6, 1880, Kokomo, Indiana Kokomo saturday Tribune. A Republican journal. Vol. 28. Kokomo ind. Saturday March 6, 1880. win storm ddn Dtta Vot no _ no. 21. Sat inlay. March till 4 30 o clock p. M. Something Alumit the crack brain Puzzle that has struck Kokomo. A curious performance. During the past week prof. Henry of Chicago has been delivering a series of scientific lectures at the opera House. He is an eminent scientist and bears numerous testimonials from prominent politicians professional men etc., vouching for his High standing. At onetime he served As u. S. Consul to Quebec under Johnson a administration. After his lectures the professor gives some amusing experiments in mesmerism operating upon subjects selected from the audience. After getting them under the influence of his magic Power he makes them do his bidding in every Way possible. The most interesting subjects of the week have been Ben. A Fienstien Charlie Hauser and several others. Many persons who have attended Are free to assert that the whole performance is a a set up Job Quot but the professor and his Quot victims Quot insist that it is mesmerism beyond a doubt. The interest in the lectures has increased every night and a very Large crowd was in attendance last evening. A House blown h or in Harrison township on thursday night. Meeting. Names at the next the chair appointed Vav. P. The Young Mea Complete their Valle b. B. Johnson b f. Harness j. Organization in this City. The woman a club. The woman a club held a very interesting meeting in the Parlours of mrs. Frank Scofield on last evening. A paper was read by mrs. M. E. M Price on the question of a a woman a this paper was Well written showing that a great Deal of time and much thought had been Given in its preparation. The principal argument presented was that the right to vote was an inherent one. After the paper was read a general discussion was indulged in by All who were present. A recitation was Given by mrs. D. F. Bell and the music was furnished by mrs o. N. Davis mrs. A. C. Hopkins and mrs. Frank Scofield. The evening was passed in a very enjoyable manner by All who were present. 13�?15�?14. Have you tried to solve that a a game a tut away his Graek brain Puzzle lie has climbed the Asylum Stair numbers 13, 15, 14, turned his head and sent him there. A Utica observer. Geo. Vav. Sharp says he is making up a train Load for the Lunatic Asylum. Between the excitement Over a a fifteen and a mesmerism a he says a Good crowd will be made up by monday. If any of our City ministers had announced their text or to Morrow from a numbers a a the Church would be packed. But if the minister should neglect to explain How to get the "15&Quot after the "14�?o the congregation would leave disappointed. The a fifteen games struck Kokomo this week and now everybody is a hard at it trying to solve the problem. The 15 insists on sticking before the 14 and its a Mere Accident if one does Hap a pen to solve the Puzzle. He can to Tell Why nor solve it twice consecutively. Now that the Quot fifteen Puzzle is raging in Kokomo it is in order to offer a solution or the Benefit of those who Are almost ready for the insane Asylum. Every Day the papers Are filled with numerous diagrams explaining a How it is Here is one published in the Cincinnati commercial of yesterday allow me to present my method whereby the result is easily attained. By netting the numbers in the position indicated below there is no trouble in getting them into Lite required order Iii horizontal rows. Within a few Days i have repeatedly solved tile Puzzle in this Way. If and Here is the difficulty your readers can wriggle the blocks into the same position they May consider themselves h Eaver a Rankin maw Rill in How aril township totally destroyed. A oust it it Ion adopted and members Brindle. Masters of the game. It at least presents tile Puzzle in a new Light i think. Reported for the Tribune. East end. The other cases of scar Latina in the family of or. Fellows Are improving. No further danger need be feared. Chicken raising is one of the Noble pursuits that will be quite extensively indulged in in tile East end this Spring. A Beaver a the dog that was killed but Isnit dead yet is getting Over his wound and is Worth several dead dogs yet. It is rumoured that Clint. Smith will soon take unto himself a better half. Like Brady s bitters Quot everybody takes pm. I am sorry to learn that John Dolan who removed to the country for his health a Short time ago is again very sick. Dixon amp co. Are buying All the Grain that comes to their warehouse keeping their elevators Busy most of the time. Armstrong Pickett amp co. Are doing quite an extensive business in buying Wagon material at their Yards in the East end. People Are thinking about putting out their Early a Garden Sassy this w Arm weather. But the croak of the Bullfrog does no to always denote Spring. As a charitable worker or. J. N. Loop is a Success. In one Day he raised nearly thirty dollars by subscription to relieve a family w to were in distress. Mrs. Breedlove who has been lying sick with consumption for several weeks died on last tuesday. She was an estimable woman and her death casts a gloom Over the Community. A snoozer. 6 i 2 3 5 7 8 4 13 9 Roll 14 15 12 then by these simple moves you have it i 2 3 6 i 2 3 6 i 2 3 6 12 3 5 7 8 4 5 7 8 4 7 8 4 13 9 Roll 9 Roll 5 9 Roll 14 15 12 13 14 15 12 13 14 15 12 4 3 i a 0 3 i 2 3 4 6 or 4 8 4 5 6 7 8 5 9 Roll 9 to 11 12 13 14 15 12 13 14 15 a terrible Cyclone is reported in the Vicinity of Alto on last thursday evening. A House belonging to Ravin Mcreynolds in Harrison township and occupied by Preston Turner was razed to the ground by the wind. The Cyclone lasted Only a few minutes but its Force was terrific. The roof of a stable a Short distance away blew off and struck the Side of the residence completely leveling it. At the time there were nine persons in the House and All were injured to some extent but it is thought that none Are fatally Hurt. Besides the family including several Small children a relative of mrs. Turner miss Tharp was making her Home there. She was struck by the falling Timber and pinned to the floor by a huge log falling across her body. Or. Turner soon extricated himself but had to go to a neighbors a Short distance off. And get help before miss Tharp could be freed from her perilous position. The fire was at once extinguished to prevent further damage. The family were taken to the nearest residence that occupied by Golvin Summers and medical Aid was called. It is hoped that none Are fatally injured although some Are considerably bruised. The household furniture belonging to or. Turner was completely demolished. In Howard township. The Cyclone moved in a North Easterly direction and must have raised from the ground after doing the damage in Harrison township and passed Over this cite doing no damage Here then struck the ground again East from Cassville. Reports from that portion of the county to Day say that i Weaver amp Rankin s saw Mill East of Cassville was struck by the Cyclone i and literally blown to pieces As not a stick of the Timber of which the Mill was built was left standing. The Young vier s Republican club held another meeting at the Hall Over the Howard National Bank on thursday evening and perfected their organization. J. F. Vade was called to the chair and in the absence of the Secretary Henry c. Davis acted in that capacity. W. H. Siddall from the special com Mittee appointed to draft a Constitution. Offered the following Art. I. This club shall be known As the a Young men s Republican club of Art. In the object of this organization shall be in All honorable ways to Advance the interests of the Republican party and secure the election of its candidates by the More general diffusion of Republican principles More United action in reference to the same and especially by securing the Aid and enlisting the co operation of those i who will this year cast their first presidential vote. I Art. Ii All m. Loop w. By. Drinkwater and Vern. Gaskin As such committee. By motion of o. A Somers it was agreed that the proposed constitutional amendments be read at the next meeting and that the same be discussed by All members who desire to participate. The club agreed that the Constitution should be left in the hands of the Secretary b. B. Johnson at the county let Friday. N ,. Adam Vingrad. Treasurer s office tor the convenience of All who desire to sign the same and nutshell. A a become members of the club. To Butcher r. A Moore. By motion of a f. Philips a vote of it h to medical Ald to poor thanks was tendered to the Howard 1 a a David Duke Aid to poor. Ephraim Wood it Hurd. It Robertson. Dan 4 Hurn in Era a orphans Home i a ukr a p c a St l Ray. Jas a Wildman. S Davis it non Isaac Davis. S \vtrue�del1, Joseph Smith of coffin w w Barnes. Solomon Maple Quot j ame i Quick a. Haskett a co., Bell a Price. T e Trueblood. J est Yacer. National Bank for the of the Hall in which the last meeting was held. And it was unanimously agreed that the room be accepted tor another meeting. Geo. Vav. Landen was selected As janitor for next meeting and then the club adjourned to meet at the same place on next thursday evening. A 00 to of look 1 50 3 of Ais of 3 i 95. I i 25 it of. Hona h 50 a 75 i 5 of to is Gay a a. As 75 5 00. 1 5m an. At 25. 55 a it 2 50 i 50 17 of 5 25 s 25. 17 i i Hosa is it of 1 too i s of 7 5 00. I i 25. 28 to. 12 50 5 72 the commissioners the Board of commissioners met in Young men Between regular session on monday last and the Ages of Twenty and forty years who Are in sympathy with the objects set Forth in Art. Ii. Above May become members of this club by signing this Constitution. Art. In. The officers of this club shall be a president vice president Secretary treasurer and an executive committee of seven members of which the president shall be one. These officers shall be elected by ballot immediately after the adoption of this Constitution and shall hold their offices during the Campaign of 1880. The executive committee shall be composed of one member from each Ward of the City one from the City at Large and two from Center township outside of the City. Art. V. The duties of the president vice president Secretary and treasurer shall be such As generally have transacted the following business up to the hour of going to press. Highways. A petition was presented from Lewis Leach and others praying for the vacation of a Public Highway in Clay tp., which was received and t. N. Carlers Vav. E Todhunter and John of Billings were appointed viewers who will proceed to View the same on the 24th Day of april. The viewers appointed to View a proposed change and vacation of a Highway petition d for by John Stout and others in Monroe township presented a report stating that the change and vacation was of Public Utility and recommending that the same be open belong to such officers. It shall Bethe. ,. Duty of the executive committee to i de. Welcl it was approved and the Ais devise ways and Means for carrying tee of Monroe township ordered to open the same. I m Abo a report from the viewers appointed upon the part of Howard county to locate a Public Highway in i Lua it. Cincinnati. Ohio. March 3, 1880. Social events. A most enjoyable parlor entertainment was Given at the residence of or. And mrs. J. Vav. Cooper on East Sycamore Street last thursday evening and quite a number of invited guests were present. The pantomime of Quot Auld Robin Gray a was Given the following persons taking part miss Mary White mrs. Vav. R. Butcher Fred Isgrig Jas. D. Johnson and will c. Smith. Music for the pantomime says the last Issue of the Whitehall j was furnished by miss Maryc. Philips the orphan s Home. The president of the orphan a Home has just submitted the quarterly report for the Quarter ending March 1st, to the Board 0 commissioners. This report shows that 27 children Nave been inmates thereof during the Quarter. Their names Are As follows Matilda a sour Willi g Elliott Rosa Crower i it a Cut Lewellen Harley b Lewellen Olive c Lewellen Freddie w Immer Glenn Wittner Berne Vav 1 in Mer Oliver Smith Charley Grady Thomas Cartier Mary Crow sore times blast the Man who invented the game of �?o15.�?� i he ought to be obliged to Send 15 Lunatic asylums into every Cora in Unity where he sends �?o15�?� games. He is a wretch and it can be proven in j �?o15�?� seconds. He ought to have �?o15�?� years at hard labor and we will be one of "15�?� to put �?o15�?� beads j on him. J he is a villain �?o15�?� carats Fine. J he is a wretch. Ile is a double jointed High heeled round shouldered flabbergasted counterfeit �?o15.�?� tie has clouded the brow of More people by i his �?o15,�?� than the hosts of Moses destroyed by tile sword. He has made the number �?o15�?� More odious than the whole multiplication table Sim ple addition subtraction weights or measures. The following which is clipped from the Cincinnati commercial is the Best thing we have seen on the new game which is now puzzling the people of i this entire country he sat and gazed with a Placid mein and a cheerful and confident smile at the Little Square Box with the a Gem and he said bed bet his pile that he could Agger it out right thar so he jumbled tile blocks about. And then he remarked a it s simple i Swar i and i reckon ill work it so ire tackled it Sharp for an hour or More and his hands he ran through his hair. As he jumped right up and fearfully swore. And his eyes Trad a maniac s Glare. That head a be dashed if the dash dashed fool that invented this game was Here he d smash his dash dash dashed Skull Aud chaw Oft an end of his but after another hot hour lied flown tire Bead drops Down a Gan to Roll. And he raved Ina Way that t lie peo Leall say struck terror to each watching soul. For thirteen fifteen fourteen alas were All that he got for his pairs so lie frantically swallowed of Poison a Glass and with a Bullet he boredom his brains. And Rev Vav. R. Butcher. A a burlesque on Shakespeare a taken from Lippincott s monthly of March. 1877, was also Given the following characters being represented by the persons named a Juliet a miss Jessie Dayhuff. A Portia a miss Mary Vav ii i to. A Ophelia a mrs. J. F. Valle. A lady miss Anna slyer. All acquitted themselves most creditably and from the entertainment Given it was plainly evident that Kokomo has some excellent dramatic Talent. These parlor theatricals ought const Elution to be Given More frequently. There is no More healthful or enjoyable amusements to be found. Out the objects of this organization and it shall have full Power and control Over All its interests subject to a directing vote of the club. Art it. This club shall hold its regular meetings on each alternate thursday at 7% of clock p. In. Special meetings May be called at any time by the president under the direction of the executive committee. Art. Vii this club shall not espouse the cause nor discuss the merits of any candidate for office until after nominations Are made. Art. Vii i. Cushing so a manual shall be the guide of parliamentary practice in the. Proceedings of this club. Art. In. This Constitution May be amended at any regular meeting by a two thirds vote of members present after notice of such proposed amendment shall have been Given Al least one regular meeting previous to the time of taking such vote. Art. X. Ten members shall constitute a quorum for the transaction of business. N. A. Trueblood moved effectively that the report be received the committee be discharged with thanks and that the Constitution be read and each article after upon separately. The club adopted the whole after several slight amendments the revised document being Given correctly above. The following persons then signed Howard and Cass counties submitted a report recommending that the same be located and established which was approved and the trustee of Ervin township ordered to open the same. Also a report from the viewers appointed to View a Highway petitioned for by Abram Hicks and others in Clay township recommending that the same be located which was approved and the trustee of Clay township ordered to open the same. Ditches. A petition was presented from Samuel Ingels and others praying for the location of a ditch in Taylor township which was received and g. P. Pitzer Daniel Brimmerman and a. S. Marshall were appointed viewers. Also a petition from Frederick Tom l Coblentz z. Geo a Moore Davin a co., a d Kelly Vav a Stewart Puhlman praying for the location of a Suer Fern Quot Quot a ditch in Ervin township which was re r 0,Len,/ j b Kirk Patriek a. J Mclean Moulder a a. R i Moulder a a. In Pickett. I j Shirley a. Birch Bros. Yurt House repairs. Ten be Lindley viewing j e Smiths ditch. I 50 Samuel Mccarty same. I 50 John Vav Birne county supt 20 15 h a Bronze office rent to of j n or John ont House repairs i of b t for court House. 4h 95 l j Ramsey work county Asylum. S 95 d v Moore viewing ditch. 3 of a Hilton county keeping prisoners to 95 Vav no Armstrong boarding Quot. 32 75 to Day s session. Since our first edition went to press the following additional business has been transacted by the commissioners a Bond was signed by Edward j. Newby and others for the petitioners and by die commissioners for the county wherein ii is agreed by the first named that they will Grade Aud gravel a Road in Monroe township j commencing at Thompsons Mill West i of new London and running West to i the farm of Collin a. Jones a distance of three and one half Miles also agreeing to pay All expenses for said i Road except the gravel which is to be paid for by Howard county. The application of Alfred l. Anderson to sell spirituous arid malt liquors in the try cd Kokomo was granted. The following grand jurors were selected by the Board to serve for the year 1880 Fil to j jux. Richard Quackenbush Honey Creek to. S. C. Hoover Ervin township. W. M. Thorn Harrison township. A. S. Marshal a a j. Ii. Ellis Union township. O. I. Hollingsworth Jackson township. Hocon d jury. John Bateman or. Center township. John t. Billing. Ervin a a Amos p. Wright. Liberty a a Nathan cosand Monroe a a Vav. N. Henderson Howard a a Isaac Reed Union a a the Bridge across wild cat Creek East of this City known As the Loop Bridge was received. The Cost of this Bridge amounts to $1,900. The following claims were allowed j w big seeker medical Aid to poor9 12 go Scott a a. 41 r la Ross a a a a. 7 win t Manring Aid to poor. N g Hannah. A a. Win while supt county House. John e Duncan Aid to poor. Hook and ladder company. The following persons belonging to the Hook and ladder company Are each entitled to a City order for $5, that being the exemption on $500 Worth of property allowed them by the City Council. By calling on City clerk Duke the orders will be issued at once d o Freeman Ezra Schrock d p Davis sol Burkett d c Miller s b Ganson Geo a Moore John Mcclure John Kelley the names of the members of the engine company have not yet been reported to the City clerk. Millard Mcdowell b f harness Geo r Stewart h b Lowe b b Johnson o a Somers j w parti urn Vav h Siddall a f Philips c a Jay d o Freeman 8 Burkett j Mclean Moulder Geo o Roach Vav d mail in de Pritchard Waldo Arnett j f Valle we p Valle Geo w London Cha h Philips f m Gideon n a Trueblood j e Valle John h Ross j n Joop j f Elliott sol Pennington Vav Vav Drinkwater Isaac Wright John g. Swisher Walter h Davis j it Stone William Gaskin Milo Caln is maudlin John Bateman Wallace Hull Geo r Stewart we Ray i s John windridge a h Duke d a Smith John twin urn John Weaver the Republican Central committee held a meeting at the Tribune Edito rial rooms to Day when every member was present. Considerable business of importance was transacted. It was agreed that the committee shall hold future meetings in the Young menus Republican club Hall Over the Howard National Bank which has been rented for that purpose for the mrs. E. L. Frazier and her two Little ensuing Campaign. The committee and daughters of Franklin arrived in this Jour Ltd. After a two hour s session to a y this afternoon and Are the guests meet at the Hall above designated of the family of the senior editor of on saturday March 27th, at ten this paper. Of clock a. In. James Gregory w i Iii Crow sore Baume e Evans Jesse w Evans Rheums Evan Johnnie etch Iron Joseph etch son Bolly Bevorn Jennie Lawson Charlie Lawson a reel Btl h reel Lizzie Geo Vvs a keel red the oldest and Best shoe store in Kokomo is that of Dolman amp Purdum on main Street. Both members of the firm Are experienced in that line of Trade and Are Well known to the people of this Community. The senior member. J. C. Dolman is now in the East purchasing an immense Stock of boots and shoes for the Spring and summer Trade. He will get a larger organize a glee club and Stock than Ever before and no firm appointed h. C. Davis m. Henry c Davis the following permanent officers were then elected president j. Fred. Vaile. Vice president b. F. Harness. Secretary b. K. Johnson. Treasurer g. W. Bandon. J. F. Elliott moved effectively that the election of an executive committee be postponed until the next meeting. W. P. Vaile moved that a committee of three be appointed to Conter with the Republican Central committee and arrange for the rental of a Hall to be used permanently by the republicans during the ensuing Campaign. Carried and the chair appointed a. P. Valle. J. F. Elliott and c. H. Philips As such committee. H. C. Davis moved effectively that a committee of three be appointed to the chair Mcdowell Cei Ved and Michael Thompson r. M. Long and Robert Mcclelland were appointed viewers. Also a petition from Jonathan Fisher and others praying for the location of a ditch in Liberty township which was received and Jesse Ware Henry Thresher and William t. Manring were appointed viewers. Miscellaneous. An order was made instructing the treasurer to not pay any county order to any person until he has paid his taxes otherwise the treasurer to be held responsible for the amount so paid out. An order was made regarding the building of a new jail As follows the demand for a new jail having Many time and in Many Way been presented to and pressed upon tile Board for consider i Hon and tire by a Ard having a desire to know just what the feeling and Wishe of the citizens and tax payer of the county Are upon the subject of a jail and the Board wishing to serve Hie Best interests of the people and county and believing that the same can be be done by an expressed wish of the people j it in hereby ordered that tire matter of building a county jail shall be submitted to the voters and tax payer of Howard county to j be voted upon at toe time of holding Hie regular election in april and to that end arid purpose the county auditor is hereby order j cd to have ballot prepared and ready for use j at the time of tile regular election Iii april that such ballot shall have printed upon them the word a for a new jail a a against a new such ballots shall be voted and voters intending to vote for a new jail will erase the words a against a new jail a and person intending to vote against a jail will j erase the words a for a new the result i of such election shall be received by Trie j Board As the expressed wish of the people. Contracts for the pauper practice of Howard county were awarded to the following physicians for the term of f can make lower prices. He will buy land j. F. Elliott to look after the matter. of first dealers and thus save All com-1 w. P. Vaile moved that a committee Ervin tp., j j Pickett. 45 missions allowed to second hand Deal of six be appointed whose duty it shall i a a or to Ley. 55 cos Call Early and see Dolman amp i be to select two or More persons from to Purdum before purchasing goods in each Ward and the town sep at Lai. 1 and 143 their line. To serve upon the executive committee i Honey it reek tp., t m Moulder 45 it t Palmer medical Aid to poor. W a h slyer stationery. Jacob Long Wood for jail. To Philip s son printing. William Erie Ryan Road Coin. Horace Tucker a a a a. J l Stratton a a u s Wilson a a Quot. Tai Mcclelland. A a Quot. Crawford Fawcett a a a a. K m Long. A a a a. 50 25 7 95 8 fro 9 75 150 of 15 of 5 25 51 30 60 83 7 to 16 of 7 80 2 89 157 18 4� of 22 50 22 so 2sh of 3 25 i 50 i 50 3 of i 50 i 50 3 of we. White the present superintendent of the poor farm was re employed for another year at a salary of $600. The Board will be in session next week having adjourned this evening to meet on monday morning at nine of clock. Gravel roads. The citizens of Honey Creek and Monroe townships to the number of about fifty met in the no e. Church at new London on last thursday afternoon to take the preliminary Steps for building a gravel Road from Russiaville to the North Pike through new London. A committee of three Sam. Strattan. Nathan cosand and a new-11 no was appointed co make an estimate of the probable Cost of constructing said Road. Another committee of two from each Section along the line was appointed to circulate subscription papers to secure donations. Another meeting was held at r a Saville on thursday night when a company was organized for the purpose of construed no gravel roads from the Center of Russiaville one mile North South East and West on the roads leading out of that town. The following officers were elected president James chamber. Secretary Freeman Cooper. Treasurer James Gray. Board of director. O. G. Coffin Robert w. Thompson John Orr and o. L. Evans. If the Road is extended beyond the limits named one More director for each line will be elected

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