Logansport Pharos-Tribune from Logansport, Indiana on May 11, 1894 · Page 5
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Logansport Pharos-Tribune from Logansport, Indiana · Page 5

Logansport, Indiana
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Friday, May 11, 1894
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>';:^.^';;••:^^•V^' : • •:':[.'$*}Wf.<•*<••;!<]i>.-''- .••'f'^'V'.^ ^v-i'lH'^-nK^^^ A MAN'S APPEARANCE Is largely made up of little things. This is why a 8 Gentleman's Furnishings, Ties, Collars, CuffS; Shirts and the et ceteras generally, are £ worthy of some thought and attention. Spring and Summer necessitates an entire renewal in these lines. We invite an inspection of our large stock. DEWENTER, THE HATTER AND FURNISHER. OME AND SEE US NOW', You must have a Spring Suit. Come to us; we make them from $20 to $60. Tucker & Young THE PEARL ST. TAILORS. DoVder PR I CMS ON ALL CANS, TO BE- DAILY JOURNAL FRIDAY MOKNING. MAY 11. No. 13 «t hard. No. 12, Stage Celebrities at hand. Shirts, with seperat* oolalrs, only 75 cents Friday, at Patterson'a. See new shirt waists and chemisette; they arc beauties —Trade Palace. The offloe of the new gas company ia open day and evening to receive payments. They must go Friday—those colored shirts, worth fl.25, at 75 cents, at Patterson's new bat store. House for Sale Very Cheap—No. 808 Sycamore street. Inquire of A. DeLong, No. 402 Market street. Don't delay the payment of your gal itook subscriptions. The enter, prise should bo pushed now at every point. Acute and ohronlo catarrh; diseases of the throat and ear treated by Dr. J. H. Shultz, 412 Fourth street. Telephone 157. Sattlnea. lawns, batlsti, challios, ducks, Marseilles, piques, Swisses, dimities and organdie lawns, all a) prices and styles to suit all.—Trade Palace- Under a widespread misunderstanding of postal rules, railway postal clerks hare been refusing to accept prepaid postal matter at their oars. Instruction* sent from the Postoffloe Department correct this error, and all prepaid mall matter will be received at poital cart by postal olerki unleis .•pwUl authority faiw been given to It. . ' •. ,- :• ... i MATTtSEE RACES PKOMISED. A Series of fnterentlnx Mat tin ee Race* On at tbe Driving F«rk. Tae Log&nsport horsemen have arranged for a series of mattlnep races to take place at the driving park on Tuesday afternoon of each week during the summer. These races are arranged by those having good roadsters and as there are many good horses in the city and county the matinees promise to be very interest* ing. To these meetings the nominal admission fee of ten cents will be charged, sufficient to furnish the small purses which will be offered, purses just large enough to award the victor his spoils. The first meeting Is announced for Tuesday afternoon, May 15, and some good races are promised. The following program has been arranged: First—Trot or pace; gentleman's roadsters owned in city or county. Purse, fine lap robe. Entrance 50 cents. Half mile heats, 2 in 3. Second—Horse elllgable to 2:50 claes—trot or pace. Purse $5. Entrance 10 per cent. Half mile heats, 2 in 3. Third—Exhibition race by "Coloridge," -'Brennan" and "Chesley."' Don't forget the day and date. BrotUern Dime, Those klnj's of pantomime will appear at Dolan's opera house next Monday night in their comedy success "Eight Bells. 11 The production this season will be marked by a num. her of new tricks. An entire new last act which will present some of the must costly and elaborate scenery on the stage. The new paper is aome of the most artistic ever printed and oould be saved by enthusiastic theatre patrons as souvenirs of the progress and devotion to art of these world- famous and talented artists, the Brothers Byrne. World'! Colombian Exposition Will be of valuf o the world by il» lustratlng the improvements in the mechanical aria and eminent physicians will tell you that the progress In medicinal agents, has been of equal Importance, and as a strengenlng las- tlve that Syrup of Figs is far in ad van (so of all others. Return of Snbicrlptlon Book*. All parties having stock subscription books of the Citizens Natural Gas Co. are requested to leave them at the company's office for auditing without delay. It is desired that all such books be in by Saturday night if possible. C. W. GRAVES, Seo'y. . For Hale. / My house on the northwest corner Eighth and Market streets. Is to be removed from premiliei. W. H. Brlnghurit. AN INTEBE8TING BIT OF HISTORY. Ed Gardner While Seeking to Renew HiR Youth, Tnlki of » Tragic Incident of Warfare. Conductor Ed. Gardner is at Delphi testing the efficacy 'o£ the Delphi baths. Of his presence there the '-The Old Man on The Corner" in the Delphi Journal says: "A plain, blunt man, with a. full beard tinged with gray, a pair of gold rimmed spectacles to aid bis eyesight and a caeo to assist in locomotion walked up from the train last Saturday after inquiring the way lo tho Delphian Baths. He B&W 'the old man on the corner" as he passed by the Journal office and dropped in to shako hands and talk a little 'spec' of politics. Ho was a stranger in town but be and the 'old man' had eaten pie and cold beans together at midnight years ago and bo was a stranger in town no longer after the bund-shake. For tbe 'old man' and Ed Gardner were friends, learned to bo friends at midnight and there aboute when tho 'Old man' was a reporter on a morning paper and Gardner a conductor on tbe Paa Handle. What fast friends midnight prowlers do become! "Id Gardne^ ia one of those fellows who helped make history along about a third of a century ago. When tha war broke out he was sixteen years of age, the son of an hotel keeper in western New York. Ho wanted to join tbe army and prepared to run away. His father discovered his little bundle of clothes the evening before the lad was to "slope" faced him with the oharfje and got a confession. "There is only one way for you to go to war and that is like a gentle man" eaid the lad's father. "I'll take you to Buffalo tomorrow and you can enlist like a man and not like a vagabond." "And so the lad enlisted in the navy, enlisted to play a part in one of the moat thrilling and memorable tragadles enacted on the high seas. For Ed Gardner was one of the crew of the ill fated Cumberland that was sunk by the Merrlmao the day before, the Merrlmao itself fell a victim to the gallant little Monitor. It will be remembered that the Merrimac had been sunk by the United States navy early in the war to keep her from falling into the hands of tbe Confederacy. The rebels raised the boat, clad her In railroad iron and so con- tructed the vessel that she moved with but little of her surface exposed above water. ••We did not know what sort of a concern the Merrlmao was when we first approached her," Gardner aaid to his listeners in tho Journal office, "but we soon found out. Tbe first shot she fired killed and disabled seventeen of our men. We poured back the solid shot as rapidly as we could but without apparent effect. In a few minutes the deck of the Cumberland waa a veritable slaughter house. No pen can describe the awful execution A solid shot would tear through th side of the vessel carrying immense splinters with it, and the .death wrought by these splinters was simply frightful. They would mow swaths the entire width of ihe deck, cutting off arms, legs and heads. The Cumberland went into the fight with 475 men. At the end of forty minutes, when the vessel careened and thus served notice that she was about to sink, there were 110 men ablo to ea< cape. The rest were killed or wounded and sank beneath the waves on the bloody deck of the vessel they had thought was Invulnerable." "Were the 110 men captured?" "No sir. No man who was on board the Cumberland that day would have been taken prisoner. When Commander Morris saw the Cumberland was about to sink he gave orders for the men to take to the two cutters and launch alongside. This they did, but not until the Cumberland was almost below tbe waves. I saw the last shot fired and the breech of the can. non was in the water. While we were tablig to the vessels to leave the Cumberland the Merrimac continued pouring out death, and while under the galling fire Commander Morris signaled the cutters to fall in line be. hind bis launch which they promptly did. He then raised the colors and headed for tbe shore. This display of cool, courageous, defiant bravery aroused the admiration of the crew of the Merrimac. They ceased firing and cheered us enthusiastically. And, by the way, I saw a man named Mar maduok in Chicago several months ago. He was one of the crew of the Merrlmao and he told me that the last shot fired from the Cumberland killed and wounded sixteen men and disabled three guns." "Did you soe the fight between the Monitor and MerrimacP" : "Yes. Or rather :we heard it. We •aw the ships come together but after the first ihot tbe • tmoke completely enveloped them. There never WM before or'ilooe §uob a duel on water. We were on ihore »nd>heftth^flrLDg • • •••:;;;.•*,;'- ''..'•: ; :';;' ; ' '.. -. ••• 'i\'j ',:.'. ^.,; •''.&£•'.. ,^!M ,' oeaeed eagerly watched for the smoke to lift. In a short time we saw the Monitor steaming off towards Norfolk and the Merrimac going in tbe opposite direction, towed by two other vessels. We knew tho Murrimac bad the worst of it but could not under, stand why the Monitor had steamed away. In about six hours the Mont- tor came bounding back. She had exhausted her ammunitiOD and had gone to Norfolk to replenish her magazines. In the meantimo the Merrimac had made her escape." All the time of theti<jht between the Monitor and tho Morrimac," continued Mr. Gardner, "three splendid battleships, flying respectively the English, French and Russian Hags, were near by. I think tboy witnessed tbe battle. At any rate tbeir com manflers asked ihe privilege of boarding tho Monitor tbo next day. They woro taken on board but not permitted to go below to inspect the machinery. After looking tho craft over the Frenchman turned to tbe Russian and Englishman and said: "Those ships of ours are not worth taking homo.' And they all admitted tbo statement to be true. They realized that tbe little Monitor called for a reorganization of tbo navies of tbe world. • And so it did." Mr. Gardner has been passenger conductor on the Pan Handle for years. Two years ago ho suffered an attack of the grip and he is having a hard time to get back his strength. He la aa true to the Pan Handle aa be was to the union and no man stands higher with the men in charge o.' that great corporation. I trust Delphi's mineral water may make him young Again. For Decoration Day. Tho general committee on arrangements for memorial day met last even* ing at the residence of Capt. Frank Swigart. The general floral committee of the various wards tendered their reports which were accepted. The following ladles were named aa chairmen in their various wards; First ward—Mrs. Carew. Second ward—Mrs. Dr. J. W. Ballard. Third ward—Mrs. Allen Lewis. Fourth ward—Mrs. Stanton. Fifth ward—Miss Etta Toby. The names of the ladles appointed on those various ward committees will be published in the Journal tomorrow morning. Thnse committees will meet at the residences of their respective chairmen Thursday after, noon May 24. at 3 o'clock. George McKee was appointed as chief grand marshal of the day. J. Bert Getty aa first assistant and A. J. Robinson as second assistant. The entertainment committee, con- slating ot MrH. Uouthain, Mrs. Fitch and J. B. Winterer appointed the fol- owing committee on tables, chairs, dishes and spoons for the supper which will follow the entertainment: Mrs. Steven Parker, of Lincoln Circle; tfrs. Cromer, of the W. R. C.; George Wecht and Jesse Keiser of the Sons of Veterans; Andrew Shadinger and Ira Mason of the G. A, R. The committee from the Sons of Veterans and G. A. R. will meet with Mrs. Parker and Mrs. Cromer at the rink at 1 p. m. on the 29th. The committee to purchase ice cream consists of Mrs. C. W. Finch of the W. R. C. acd Mrs. Faugh of the Lincoln Circle. Tho general committee adjourned to meet Tuesday evening May 24th at Capt. Frank Swlgart's.. CAPT. SWIGART, F. B. LIVINGSTON, .Chairman. Secretary. CMll to Itepiibllcani. All Republicans interested in attending tha Congressional Convention at 3ammon d on the 24th inat., are requested to meet at tho Council Chamber, Saturday evening at 8 o'clock, to consider the matter of securing a special train for that day. The Pennsylvania Company has promised a special train and low rate of $2 for the round trip if 200 fares are assured, This meeting is called to get an expression from delegates and others who will attend, to ascertain how. many will signify their intention Of going to Hammond. Come out. all. COMMITTEE. FLORA'S FLORID PHENOME-NA. The Town Enveloped In a Sheet of Lurid But. II*rmle» Fire. Tbe pleasant little town of Flora, the "fountain city" south of us on the "Van," has a versatile newspaper correspondent. He writes this to the Indianapolis News: "This town waa visited at an early hour yesterday morning by a very peculiar electric storm, the like of which was never before witnessed by tbe oldest resident. A dark cloud approached the town from tbo west, seemingly enshrouded in one continuous sheet of lightning, with no noiso of thunder still thero was a roaring as if accompanied by a heavy wind. When the cloud was over the roaln portion of the town there was an explosion which shook tbe earth for miloe aroucd, and for an instant everything was enveloped in B glare of fire, accompanied by a very noticeable and peculiar condition of tho atmosphere. Windows were broken in different parts of tho town, and in every caso the broken glass was sucked out instead of failing ineide tbe house. Some of the beautiful miple trees gracing: tho streets bad tho loaves literally burned oil their limbsj Everybody was aroused, but belore they had gotten out of their houses, thocloudhad disappeared and a perfect calm prevailed. There waa no i damage to Ufa, no firing of property, neither do tbe trocfl which had the leaves stripped olT show any other sign of injury." ADDITIONAL Report of the Condition -OK THE- First National Bank 01 Logitnsport, at U'fiansport. n the State «t InUkina, at tin- close oJ business, May 4, 1894. IIK-'OIJKCES. Loans and discounts $i!W.,K) lH OTiTilntfts, weiiri'ilaiiil uiiM-curcd C.477 28 V. S. Bonds tc; .si-curt- drciiliitlon Mi.flOO 00 Stocks, .seciirlilt!s.cu- 1.XI3 86 liai]ktni;-housf.i[irnn:iiv,:i]i<JlIxtur'"S.. 13,000 00 Dllflrnm National lunik* {not r«t«rvo •Wilts) ],135 S6 Duo ironi approved jv.vn<• agents .'£.('JM 92 Checks and cither ciinh IH'ins S22 10 Notes of MlK-r National Hanks 2D.WJO 00 Fractional pa;,erci!r::ni(;y, nlckt'ls and (x j nt.s -ISO <38 I.AWFL-IJ MONKV KK-JKHVK IN U.I.NK. vjz: Spi-cii' sii'1,517 00 l.Wl-ti'11'liT notes -):!.Cc)0 00 ItalHiiplliiii iiiii'l v;!i!: I", s. Tivasurer' (0 pc-rci'iit.. of oln-ulatiuii).. i'.ly.O 00 Total Capital stock | .•Surplus 1'uiid b'lnilvlili'il proii'.s. taxes paid National Bank notr S2.7J.rv*) oo 3'J.cW 00 a-,™ an 2:-J.7«i IS Si.'JH 33 Pollock Report* aJPautber. Col. Pollock, of Deer Creok, waa in In the city the other day and reported a very agitated state of tb.9 public mind in tbe country east of Camden. Tbe Col. says tbe farmers there have seen a large panther in the woods and that the whole community was up In arms scouring the woods for the savage toast. The doughty Colonel kept close to the middle of the roads in iraversiog that section, and chose particular highways most used for while travel. Cheap g&s and plenty of it will be the sure rewards of prompt payment Of stock subscription!, and the hearty co-operation of itook subscribers In be now g»» company, "A word to A city base ball league is on tbe tapla. Attend the Bee Hive'a small ware eale today. No. 12 of the Stage Celebrities has been received. No. 13 World's Fair Art Portfolio has been received. Special pattern in ginghams at low prices.—Trade Palace. To Wm: Tucker and wife of Railroad atreet, a daughter. Mrs. J. D. Johnson, known to many in Logansport died at her home in Kokomo on Tuesday. No. 12 the first of the grand opera series of the Stage Celebrities has been received and may now be secured at the Journal office. A merry-jfo-round has been planted at tho old West Side ball park. It came here from Peru and ia probably awaiting show day. Julius C. Clark a former resident and merchant of Logansport and brother of Mrs. Orlando Miles, died at his home at Science Hill, Ky., on Sunday, and was buried on Tuesday. Mr. W. H. Brlnghurst has advertised his residence at the corner o Eighth and Market streets for sale, the house to be removed to make place for a handsome new residence which he will erect on that site which is, by the way, one of the mos dnsirable residence corners in the city. It is letrnad through Clnclnnat papers that George Patrick, formerly of this city, whose death at Louisville, waa noted In these columns a couple of days ago, came to his death by his own hand, having cut his throat with a razor in a fit of mental depression due to tbe loss of his position -some months ago on the railroad. Ezra Kendall, a comedian who baa long been a favorite In Logansport, entertained a goodly audience of his admirers at Dolan's lant evening in his ever'popular play "Pair of Kids". Ezra, like wine, improves with age, and his performance last evening kept the amllea continually to the front. This is the ninth year for "A Pair of Kids" and it retains its same old following. By agreement of the widow and other heirs of the estate of the late A. B. Taylor the title to the property of the. deceased was quieted In the widow Maria Peck Taylor. Although not a matter of record it is understood that the heirs received $900 In considers^ tlon of the compromise, by reason of which a rather peculiar case was kept from "open court. TcUil $-«:lJ27j 98 titate of Indiana. Cininiy of Cass, ss: I. WlUlain W. Koss, iMSl:iiT<>! the above i)am<vl baiik.(losoltMiin!ysv.i-,-:i-:nat. ihealjovest.itemiwt '.strue to tlic liest a I' my I'.nowliilj;e and Ix-llot. w. w. HOSb, Ca*iil«. Subscribed anil worn 10 tietore me this 10*1 day of May ISM. (iHHiHK C. TABF.M. Kutary PuWts Correct-litest: A. .7. Muin.iOCK, ) DKN.S'IS I'm.. }• Directors. W. T. v. IUON. ) BANK STATEMENT. iiepnrt ' • •:!"!•> i! of the Logarispojt Stali: !M At Logansport. In the Stato of Indiana, ;r. the close of business, on May 4th, 1894. HKSOOIECES. Loans and discounts - $ C0,ll:> 51 Overdrafts 15729 . Other stocks, bonds and mortgages 400 <X) Due from bank* and bankers 16,067 20 Furniture and fixtures 2,375 18 Current expenses 2,«S HI Currency.,.. 27,7»> HO Specie 6,541 00 Cash Hems 130 96 Total $1U9,'J58 98 LIADJLITIES. Capital stock paid In - $60.00(100 Discounts, exchange? and Interest 3.123 B5 Individual deposits on urinand E6.S35 OS Total 1109,95*68 State of Inolann, i ounty of Cuss SB; I. W. C, Thomas, Cashier of the above Lo- Rnnsport State Bank, do solemnly swear that tbe above statement Is true. W. C. THOMAS, Cashier. Subscribed and sworn to before roe, this 8tb day of Mai. 1894. M. P. MABOMIT. Notary Public. An Araur The Boad of Directors of the Citizens' Natural Gas Co. are ready to do all In their power to put In operation In the city of Logansport a citizens' natural gas plant In every sense of the word. It is their desire to furnish cheap gas and plenty of it to subscrlb- era. While the Board and officers will put forth every effort to make this a success, a great deal depend* upon the prompt payment of the sub-y scrlptions, and with this prompt payment the Citizens 1 plant U assured. All we aek is the co-operation of aub • scribero and citizens who are urged to become subscribers. THE CITIZENS NATURAL GAS Co. M. A. JORDAN, Prei. C. W. GRAVES, Sec'v. A Deelilon Expected The arguments in the injunction suit of Charles L. Knight vs. the City of Loganeport, were concluded in the Circuit Court yesterday noon. Judge McConnell announced that he would rendur his decision this morning. This ia the suit brought by Mr. Knight to restrain the city from putting in it* own electric lignt plant. * Vinilulla Line. $1.55 to Indianapolis and return, ickets good going Hay 16, and to re- urn including May 17; account of I. O. 0. F. Grand Lodge of Indiana. 'or particulars apply to J. C. EDGBWOETH, Ag't. No. 13, the great high art number f the World's Fair Art Portfolio ha« been received and may now be se- ured at the Journal office. b« wbe lj lufflotant. OflLL ON i>e*>»*/*« CARL I KELUR - FOR - - Fine Tailoring. MflRKBT STRBBT.

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