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MAY 18,1804. WORLD'S FAIR ART PORTFOLIO COUPON. 6 coupons of different date* and 10 eonti aectiTM the current number at Art Portfolios. See advertisement. VOL. XIX. LOGANSPORT, INDIANA. FRIDAYrMOKNING, MAY 18 1894. NO. 117. An Investment "Which you won't regret. Buying small wares from the BEE HIVE rsale. A little ready cash properly expended did all this, and as ever, true to our customers, you have the beneft. SURELY, THERE'S MONEY SAVING, and when we assure you of anything you know you can rely upon it. EXPERIENCE HAS TAUGHT YOU THIS. It is the same now as ever, a little buying now saves dollars. We would be pleased to see you among the crowd tomorrow. If you have your own interest at heart you will surely be with us. Every other department is complete and LOVERS OF THE BEATIFUL can feast their eyes and satisfy their wants at the BEE HIVES popular prices. Join the shrewd buyers and get the latest and the best. We append a price list of the Small Ware. Have you seen the prettiest store in the State? Pursiv 3c NIceHjiiicikiTC'lik'l's 3c Collar Er.ttons 5c doz. Shoe Daubers 5c Lmlles' Tents 7 l-2c Key BISK* 3 for 5c Suypendtrs 4c I'litent Tape Measnros 5c I'eii Holders 2 for 5c Crochet Cases 5c Hnlr Ornaments nastu. 5c Looking Gliusra 5c SIL Plat. Forks-3poons 25c Silk Mitts 15c Lamp Wicks tiny width 4 yds lOc Luce* Ic yd Crocliet Silks 15c ball Irish Crocliot Luces 8c doz. yds Bliick Silk Ln<» 4c yd Tttpe Measures 2c 2 bolts Dress Braid 5c Ptmts Bnekels Jc doz Combs 2c Pants Buttons 8c gross Dunlins Needles 5c for 25 Dress Buttons 5cfor2 doz Rubber Tape Ic Belt Buckets 5c Hns 2c Hair Curlers 5c Hooks and Eyes 2c Standard Needles 2c Silk Dress Button" 8c a card Corset Laces 5c doz Thimbles Ic Tooth Brushes 3c 311k Ribbons till shades 5c a yd Knitting Cotton 3c Silk Veiling lOc yd Porcelain Buttons 2 gro for 5c Hlchardson'e Silk CO fd 2c each Richardsons' Twist Ic a spool You know the value of these goods. Be sure and read the prices. A beautiful souvenir with every dollar purchase. 409-411 Brodaway. STATE TELEGKAMS. U«w»Flanh«d Over the Wires from Indiana Cities and Towns, Odd Fellow* In Srulon. INDIASAPOLIS, Ind., May 17.—The Indiana odd fellows are celebrating" their diamond anniversary In this city. The meeting was opened Wednesday by a ' street demonstration, with 10,000 odd fellows in line. The morning- session •of the frrand lodge was attended by about 1,000. Grand Secretary Foster's report showed that there were <M7 effective lodges in the state •with a membership of 42,617. The total expenses, including 151,000 for relief, wera $170,000. The parado In the afternoon was organized In ten divisions, with W. H. I,eody as general marshal and J, B. Bodine •chitf of staff. Rands, floats and uniformed men in each division gave much variety. As a rule the members niMched six abreast Among the float* •were "The Sea of Life" and "Rebeccah at the Well," both admirably represented. H*rm»k*r* Kl««t Orncon. ANDCBSON, Ind., May 17.—At the state meeting of Indiana haymakers in this this city Wednesday the first official Announcement that the national asso* •elation would meet lu this city in August was made. Trenton, N. J., ww at first selected, but for some reason a change was made. Delegates werrfpresent from every lodge In the .Mate and many lodges in eastern, northern and central Indiana had dele* jratloD* present. At the annual business meeting the state officers for the ensuing year were elected as follows: Put Pnmldont, Mllo* K. Momt. Connors. Till*! itftt« president, Barry O Kooler, Rich, mond: vice president, E. O. Nlblsok, Ander- ion; swmsry. C. B. N.bes, Klor»; tre»»urer, Harry BM», Munolo; representatives to national convention. M. K. Mofflt, H. C. Heeler, C X. N»be« »nd J. J, Brsvey. •Whole F»mlly Pol*o»d. DiCATUH, Ind., May 17.—A report jnst Motived from Monroe, a small village In the southern part of this county, »ays that the family of Mart AJdwr has 'been poisoned. A brother of Alder called at the house about 0 o'clock Wednesday morning and found the entire family consisting of Alder and wife »nd tvro • small children prostrated on the dining-room floor. The two children were dead and me aotner was beyonci tne reacn 01 medical aid. It is thought that some 'enemy of the family had put poison In the well during the night. Ilnr»l«r F»t»lly Shot. BrnDSETi, Ind., May 17.—During an attempt Tuesday night to rob the store of Tucker & Son atTaswelL, Crawford county, Frank Brown, a notorious character, was shot in tho groin and will die. McMahal and Joseph Denbo, accomplices, are in custody, and Walter Nash is surrounded in a piece of wood* near town. Nash is a desperate fellow and is not likely to surrender without stubborn resistance. Brown and Denbe are the men who were accused of robbing and beating the peddler, Winestock, on the highway near English In 180J. Military School Record Broken. GHEKNCA8TLK, Ind., May 17.—The annual inspection of the De Pauw military school occurred Wednesday, CoL M. Heyl, of Chicago, eon- ducting the same. In the artillery drill Company A dismounted a field piece in 0:12^, and Company D mounted the piece in 0:32. These records are world record-breakers, and were pronounced phenomenal by the inspector. The last year's records were 0:34 for mounting and 0:16 for dismounting, which held tho records heretofore. i Old Grocery Home doling Oat. FORT WAYMK, Ind., May 11.—For over thirty years the A. C, Trentman wholesale grocery has been one of the leading concerns in northern Indiana. Collections of late, however, have been so poor that Mr. Trentman has decided to close out the stock for the present, and after the money markets are easier a stock company will be formed to carry on the old business. Daarlitfira of Rebekeh. LXBIANAPOLIS, Ind.. May 17.— Th« Daughters of Rebekeh of the state in session here elected the following officers: President, Mrs. R. S. Hathaway, of Aurora: vice president. Mrs, U*ry Streepy. of New Albany: »ecretsry, Mr*. Msry A. Poths, of Terrt Haute; treasurer, Mrs. O. W. L* Folletle, ot Portlmd; chtpUln, Mr*. Julls Ortndy, of la- dUotpolIf; Mr*. W. H. Leedy of ludlnnspolls. Enjoyable Hay Feitlvml Concert. INDIANAPOLIS, Ind,, May IT. — An assemblage of 5,000 people witnessed the moat enjoyable concert of the May festival a£ Tomllnson 'hall Wednesday night. It was a grana success, w:tn nothing to mar it Mme. Eames received »n enthusiastic reception. The fe»tival is a decided success in every way, Funeral IJIrectori. INDIANAPOLIS, Ind., May 17.—The Indiana Funeral Directors in session in th-i» city elected Jj H. Fetter, of Pern, president. The legislature is asked to license hereafter all who seek to engage in the business. Not Mhlpplnff Bmallpox. INDIANAPOLIS, Ind., May 17.—The officials at the local and state health board offices deny that any smallpox patients in this state are being sent to Chicago and declare there is no truth In such a statemen t Four Cftlv** at One Blrtli. LEBANON, Ind., May 17.—Clark Warren, living just north of thi* city, has a cow which gave birth to four perfect, ly-developed and healthy heifer calves. They are living and promise to do well Will Aid Pullman Httlk«rt, CHICAGO, May 17.—The Pullman strikers have formed a relief committee of twenty-three members, representing all the local assemblies of the American Railway union. It is said that the 880,000 members of the A. E. U. will be assessed three cents a week for the benefit of tbe Pullman strikers as long as the strike lasts. Michigan rythl»o* Meet. BBNTON HABBOB, Mioh., May 17.— The Pythian grand lodge of Michigan convened in this city Wednesday with a full attendance of representatives of the 168 lodges in this jurisdictlpn. The reports showed a net increase of nine lodges during the year, with an Increased membership of 972. Three Were Drowned. LONDON, May 17.—The British ship M. E. Watson, Capt. M.lichell, which sailed from San Francisco on December 27 last, has arrived »t Queenstown. While on the voyage she experienced terrible weather, during which three of her crew were w«ihed overboard and drowned. Striken Win. DETBOIT, MSoh., May 17.—The teamsters' strike la over. After a conference between the representatives of the Employers' Truck asiociatlon and tbe Truckmen's union, the bosaet finally ilgned the scale presetted by th* union »nd the strike was declared oft LIVES WERE LOST. Four Persons Perished Daring the Recent Storm, Dispatches from the Devastated S«c- .tions of Minnesota and Wisconsin Tell of Great Damage. •TWO FARMEHS DROWNED. SATJK RAPIDS, Minn., May 17.—One of the results of the deluge was the drowning of two men Wednesday morning. John Mooney and Andrew Swanberg, in attempting to cross a rivulet on horseback in the town of Mlndon, Bcnton county, lost their lives. TLe water was 12 feet deep and the little creek was several hundred feet wide. The men had been to a wedding at \ ayhew and were returning. A farmer boy saw them attempt to ford the creok. The horses became raired in the muddy bottom and threw off their riders. The bodies have not been found. The mon who brought the news to this city say th>3 whole country appears to be under water. All the bridges on Elk river were washed out* The water is still rising. Mother and Two Children milling. SrittNG VALLEY, Miun., May 17.—A severe rainstorm visited this village Tuesday night. The bridges across the Eau Galla are all gone, Mrs. Foss and her two children, living near Brookville, are reported missing. A searching party from that place are trying to find their bodies. Youuf Troat Killed. HUDSON, Wis., May 17.—The heavy rainstorm of Tuesday night has caused Willow river and Trout brook to overflow their banks, causing a damage of over 150.000. H. T. Drake, of St. Paul, owned a private trout hatchery and has lost 70,000 yearlings and 50,000 fry, valued at $20,000. F. O. Crary and other* of this city owned another like hatchory and loii 300,000 fry and 20,000 yearlings, valued at about t20,uOO, Chicken* Beheaded' CABTHAGE, I1L, May 17.—A cyclone at Denver, In this county, destroyed a number of farm buildings, fences and fields of grain. One hundred chickens had their heads cut oft as smooth as if by a knife. No one was injured. The cyclone cloud resembled a balloon with a twisting rope hanging below it, Jo * BUenlg-mn Town. HABKlsviLub," Mich., May rible electric storm swept over this locality Wednnsday night At least six inches of water fell between 10 o'clock last night and 4 o'clock this morning. Every stream and pond burst its banks and a vast amount of damage has been done. Two dams and two bridges in this village were swept away, together with some small buildings. The flood is gradually subsiding. More Otkini liarflt. ST. PAUL, Minn., May 17.—A Hudson (Wis,) special to the Dispatch says: The Jewett mills dam, besides the new Richmond and Jlurkhardt dains, have goue out, causing much damage, ."several bridges are out, including the Tower bridge, which cost originally 125,000, and has now been made useless Superintendent Scott, of the OimiliH railroad, is here and estimates the damugG to that road iu washouts and otherwise at upwards of $75,000. lu InUliini*. LEBANON', Ind.. Maj' 17.—A cloud burst in the vicinity of Dover, 0 miles went of this city, about midnight Tuesday night, and the entire country is flooded to a depth of from 2 to 10 feet. Wolf and Sugar creeks, which were but small streams, are now rushing torrents of water from 'l to S miles in width. The new iron bridge which spanned Wolf creek on the Crawfordsville road, 10 miles west of here, gave way about, daylight Wednesday morning. The crash was distinctly heard a mile away. Numerous wooden bridges and culverts were destroyed and the roads are impassable. Hundreds of rod* of fencoH and dozens of small buildings were washed uway. The damage to growing crops and the loss by drowned live stock will be very great, and, while it is impossible to estimate the damage until tho waters recede, it is known that it will reach many thousands of dollars. ANOTHER BOSTON FIRE. A Bonded Werehonne »nd IU Valuable Contents Burned. BOSTON, May 17.— State Street block, a iiz-story granite structure, bounded by Atlantic avenue on the east, India street on the south and State street on the north, wai badlj damaged and its content* ruined by fire and water at 2 a. m. It was used as a United States bonded warehouse, and » custom-house officer states that there was over 11,000,000 vrorth of goods In the building, and in his opinion tho loss will exceed 1800,000, without taking into account the loss of the building This is valued at $300,000 and Is damaged to the extent of $50,000. The entire stock of the building Is in the hands of appraisers and only their books will show the amount of the loss. The upper floors contained all the record* of the port of Boston from the time, the British evacuated the city to 1889, when the French spoliation claims were Ming held. The records were of ImnMnte value. They were simply filed in wooden boxes. The records were ar- ranged so that access could be naa to them readily. This loss falls upon the government Of course the loss is irreparable. The valuable < records destroyed run bock prior to the formation of the United States government- Tliey have been stored in the loft in the so-called appraisers' stores and there they have been carefully taken care of by Ciipt. Boutwell, who has been for many years in the United States customs service. RAILROADS SEEK COAL.- They Tftkc Fuel CoiiHlKiird to Shipp«:ri and Uuy \Vli«ro They C»n. NEW YORK, May 17.—The Pennsylvania railway officers at Perth Amboy and South Amboy have just taken all the coal there consigned to shippers iu both places, of whom there are about twenty, who distribute 1,000,000 tons annually. The tidewater market for bituminous coal has been seriously affected. The prices in the New York market before tho strike ranged from ttf.75 to $3 a ton. The present quoted prices rule from $4,50 to $5.50. The New York Central has taken off all it* •work trains, a number of its freight trains, and Tuesday purchased a considerable quantity of anthracite lump coal for uac by its passenger engines. The Pennsylvania railroad company is burning 1 fifty carloads u Jay, and has a supply for four weeks. Tlie steamship companies have been seriously affected. lioats are now starting westward with a sufficient amount of coal for tlie return trip. The Uerwin-White company, which holds a large number of steamer contracts, has ordered about 20.000 tons from Wales, 0,000 tons of which are on the way. OHIO VETERANS. I-Dcainprovnl THE SENATE ACTS. Charges of Bribery and Corruption to Be Investigated, A Resolution Providing for a Very Sweeping Inquiry Is Adopted Without a Dissenting Vote. rroci>edlne» of *•'"> State at CaDtou. CANTON, 0., May 17.—The gr»nd army encampment on Wednesday elected E. E. Nutt, of Sidney, as department commander. The Woman's Belief Corps elected Sarah D. Winans, of Troy, as department president The ladies at the 0. A. R. elected Emma Kennedy, of lierea post, as president A resol ution was adopted requesting the boards of education to set aside the Friday preceding Way 30 for memorial duy in the schools. Sandusky was selected for the next encampment, and Ohio's vote will be for Louisville, Ky., for the next national encampment. About-5,000 participated in the parade and Gpv. McKinley was the big man of the affair, being cheered all along the line of march. Col. Fred Urant was Introduced in the convention and was given u grand welcome. Delegates to the national convention were advised to support Louisville for the 1B95 meeting. ___ Coxey'ft Candidacy. WASHINGTON, May 17.—Speaking tc a reporter Mr. Coxey said that as yet he had received no formal notification of his nomination for congress, and therefore did not know what limitations in the way of a platform might have been imposed by the convention. "I will not run for congress as a republican, nor a£ a democrat nor as a populist," he said. "1 will not be a candidate on any platform but a Coxey platform. If the people who nominated me are willing for me to run on a platform of my own manufacture, I will accept the nominn- tion. Otherwise I will decline," Coke Worker* Making Froa-re**. UNIONTOWN, Pa., May 17.— The strikers made great gains about Uniontown and in the northern end of the region. Only about a dozen men were at work at the Kyle plant, the others fearing tc return on account of the presence ol 600 strikers encamped near the works. Southwest plants Nos, 3 and 4 are shut down, and many other works are badly crippled. The national organization has notified the strikers that S5.00C will be sent into the region every week from now on until the matter is settled. Smujrirlluv Tobacco from Canada. NBW YOUK, May 17.—Special agents of the treasury department have discovered an extensive and ^ingenious conspiracy to smuggle Sumatra tobacco from Canada into the United States._The_tobacco is_paukcd in ordinary trunks. It is smuggled by boat and wagon over the line and is then sent by express to New York city without attracting suspicion. It is thought that 2,000 pounds of tobacco a day has been reaching New York city in this manner. Rivalry Remit* to Bloodshed. HKNDEBSON, Ky., May 17. — NearSkiles. Muhlenburg county, Jabez Thome and Ned Finnell were contesting lovers of Miss Amy Person. Thorne accompanied the young woman to church. Finnell insisted upon going 1 home with Miss Porson, which so enraged her escort that he slapped the Intruder in the face, whereupon Finnell shot hl» assailant In the left arm. Thorne drew his weapon and fired a ball through the bead of Finnell, who fell dead. Kelly** Army Travel* Fa*t KE08AUO.CA, la., May 17.—Kelly's army arrived here at 8 a. m., coming from Eldon, 28 miles, since 2 o'clock Wednesday. The army camped at Pittsbur* Wednesday night. This city furnished provisions for two meals. Everything is quiet since the Eldon trouble. Kelly will perhaps go to WMhington from Keolruk to take charge of the various armies. In the UnlUd.StaUfv TO APPLY TITK PHOBE. WASHINGTON, May 17.—The senat* passed u. resolution to investigate the charges of attempted bribery, of th» alleged contribution of funds for campaign purposes by the sug.-ir trust, ol the reports that senators liave specu- In ted in sugar stool; and all other charges deemed worthy of consideration. The resolution directing the Investigation reads: The Keftnlution. "Wbcroaa. It Has biwn slated In. tbc Sun, » newspaper publlsbod In Xcw York, that bribe* had Men ottered to cert n!:i senators to Indue* tliem to vole aKatust the Impending tariff MUj and, "Whereas, It has also been stated In • signed article in the Press, a newspaper pub- llslied in Philadelphia, that tho augur ncBeO- ulc nas been made up UH H now stands In tbs< proposed amendment ID consideration of lsr(* sums of money puid for compalgn purposes ol the democratic party; therefore "Resolved, That a commiueo of five senator* be appointed to Investigate the«e chare** and to Inquire whether any contributions 1 have been made by the sugar truit of any person connected therewith to any political party for campaign or election purposes, or to secure or defeat legislation, and whether any senator has been or I* speculating In what are known a> lucar *took* during the consideration or the tariff bill now before the senate, aid with power to *end tot persons and papers and to administer oath*. "Resolved, further, That uld committee *• iiUnorlfOd to lnve«tigate and report upon aay charge or cbargei which may be filed before II alleging that tbe action of any senator ha* been corruptly Influenced In tho consideration ol Enid bill, or that any attempt bos been made M Influence legislation." The Vote Unanimous. ' Tho vote by which the resolution W«i adopted was unanimous. That is, all who voted did so in tbe affirmative. The resolution as adopted Is ttol offered on Wednesday by Senator Lodge, with numerous amendment* added, malting it something 1 In the nature of a drag-net. When the rice president laid the resolution before the senate Mr. Lodge made a short speech. He was listened to with uninterrupted attention. He said: "Certainly there can be no graver charge, no (raver crime, than an attempt to bribe a MB- ator ot the United States. Too offense probably comes wlUdn.the J»K« ol the United StaM*. The public i» entitled to know whether thSM charges are true, and. If true, to have ihs guilty punished; If not true, to have themcD r*- epousiblu for them branded u llbelors." a^fc • Senator Mauton Speak*. Senator Bunion (dem., Va.), one of the senators whom the bribers tried to approach, followed Senator Lodjfe. Be said, in part: "As my name has been connected with this manor, I wl*h to say that I hope the resolution will pass unanimously. It doe* not become m< to sny more taan to stale the (act*. I nav« never seen the man who made tnl* attempt. I am greatly annoyed that anyone should suppose that I could be bribed, and especially annoyed that tho source of the attempt should seek me through a well-beloved fton. I bop* tho resolution will be adopted unanimously and that the investigation bo thorough," Ilniti !><tnle> the Charge. Senator Cockrell (dem., Ma) then offered »n amendment directing the commissioner to discover if the sugar trust made a contribution for campaign purposes, and Senator Lodge accepted it Senator Hansborough (re]»., N. D.) afforded a bit of diversion by reading a letter from Buttz, who is charged with having made an attempt to bribe Senators Huntou and Kyle. In the letter Buttz denied the charges and asked for an investigation. The RMDlntlon FWWMU Senators Harris (dem., Tenn.) and Allen (pop., Neb.) then spoke a good word for Senator Kyle, who Is out of town, and said that if here he would favor the resolution. Senator Faulkner (dem., VV. Va.) then came to the front with a dragnet amendment, which, after a little talk, was put into a resolution. Senator Palmer (dem., 111.) suggested that Senators Hunton and Kyle be spared from the dragnet amendment and their case investigated alone, and Senator Hale (rep., Me.) followed in the same strain. Then Senator Allen came to the fron* and offered an amendment to investigate charges of speculating in sugar stock* by senators. This exhausted the suggestion and the resolution, now- being in satisfactory shape, passed. The Canomlttfl*. The committee agreed upon to investigate the charges of bribery and matters in connection with the sujfar trort in as follows: Democrats—Gray (Del), Lindsay (Ky.); republicans—Lod(* (Mass.) and Davis (Minn); populist— Allen (Keb.). CoaT hamIne In St. LOnls. ST. Louis, May 17.—The scarcity of ' coal is causing great anxiety to tb» water com missioners of this city. Th» supply of coal now on hand will no* last more than a week. Negotiation* are being entered with dealers in Ohio and Arkansas for coal, but it is feared they will be unsuccessful and the supply of water will be at a low ebb. Chinch BUf 111 Illinois Field*. SPBINGFIELD. Ill, May 17.— Report* are received at the office of the state department of agriculture to the effaut that the chinch bug has made ito appearance In many localities slno* the 1st ot May, Beporto of thta character come from Effing-ham, Macoupia. Washing-ton and Jefferson countie*.

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