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MAY 24, 1894. WORLD'S FAIR ART PORTFOLIO COUPON. 6 oouponi of different date* and 10 nnte ( secures the current number of lit Portfo)- , In. See advertisement. VOL. XIX. LOGANSPORT, INDIANA. THURSDAY MORNING, MAY 24 1894. NO. On tomorrow, Friday morning, we will again offer to the Patrons of The Bee Hive Two solid cases of beautiful Printed Organdies TEST OF STRENGTH. Every yard well worth 25c. Our price but 91 c per yard This will positively be the last lot offered at this unprecedented low price. With this fine bargain, we shall also offer a lot of fine hand run Fedora Laces In white, cream, ecru and mode, to trim up these beautiful Organdies. Although our prices for these fine laces will be only 7c, 8 l-2e, lOc. 12 l-2c and 15c For the various widths, they are worth twice this price. Be on hand promptly on Friday morning for, although there will be 5,000 yards of -these Organdies, we don't believe there will be a piece left over night. Just ask the ladies who secured the 3,000 yards last Saturday. We also show a new line of Ladies' Wrappers New Parasols and Sun Umbrellas, Silk Belts, Silver Belt Buckles, cream and red Silk Mitts and a thousand other novelties of the season, all under price. Senator Teller Moves to Lay the Tariff Bill on the Table. His Motion Merely a Feeler—It Is Defeated— House Favors Abolition of Civil Service Commission. 409-411 Broadway. NOTES OF THE DAY. Two deputy sheriffs wounded in a flght with the Dalton gang at Yukon, 0. T., have since died. Herman Sieger, aged 28, a farmer of Waverly, la., was cleaning a well •when it caved in, killing him. ••In the republican congressional contention at Olathe, Kan., 578 ballots •have been taken without result. Illinois mine owners will try to settle the strike by offering to advance 'the wage scale In the southern and central districts. Col. E. B. Haskell, one of the proprietors of the Boston Herald, sustains a loss of 840,000 by fire on his homo at Auburndalc, Mass. The American Baptist Educational •oeietymet at Saratoga, N. Y. The report of the executive board showed phenomenal growth. John Schindler, of San Francisco, •opposed to be dead thirty-five years, returned to St. Joseph, Mo,, and claimed a fortune left by his father. At La Salle, 111., 1,000 strikers attacked men who were cleaning up entries in the mines of the Union Coal company. Further trouble is feared. By a vote of 487 to 110 the general MMmbly of the Presbyterian church adopted the report recommending direct control of the theological seminaries. Miss Abbie Gannett, of Minneapolis, was awarded a -verdict against the "Soo" railroad for 87,500 damages .for injuries received in jumping from a burning bleeping car. Secretary Hoke Smith has requested the war department that troops in New Mexico be directed to arrest Navajo Indians who are off their reservation committing depredations on I aettlers. HE WINS BY DEFEAT. .';•• P«fl»r Now a Stronf CundldaU for President. P-iWi. May 23.—Corrected figures of <' the division in the chamber of deputies v Tuesday on the premier's motion t: for the adoption of the order of ::•• .'the day pure »nd simple on the ^question as to whether the minister •frof public work* had authority to 'Aallow the employes of the atate rail- iJTOKU to attend the fourth annual n*- -tlowdoonjrr.mof th«E»ilrc*d Work- JwUiMton, wWck opwwd • Terr slim attendance, show that the pro- .mler's demand was defeated by a voto of 251 to 317 instead of 275 to 225 as at first announced. The belief is expressed in the best informed circles that Premier Casimor-Perler, aware of the attacks to which he was exposed as a reputed candidate for the presidency in opposition to President Carnot, skillfully courted and accepted a defeat' which has made him a much stronger man than ever in the presidential race. Tho newspapers anticipate that M. Bourgeois, ex-minister of the interior, will be summoned to form a cabinet. __ _ _ Women After nrecklnrldge. LEXINGTON,' Ivy., May as.— At a meeting of the Confederate Veterans' association and its auxiliary, to arrange for decorating confederate graves May 20, a sensation was created. Mrs. M. A. Harrison, mul wives of otheroleading citizens, naitl they would not place a flower on the grave of a single confed- ate unless tho association expelled Col Breckinridgo. The meeting adjourned in confusion. Plotted to Steal »100,OOQ. ST. Louis, May 33,— If Dr. J. B. . Breeding, who is under arrest in San Antonio, Tex., had succeeded in his scheme for swindling the Wells-Fargo Express company, he would now be ibU way to Europe with over $100,0<) in his pocket. He was so confident of success that he purchased steamboat tickets for himself and wife, and had secured from Secretary Greaham foreign passports. Frye Enters Clncftinfttl. CINCINNATI, May 28.— After all the efforts of the police to hold Frye's industrial army outside the city the latter made its triumphant entrance into the city Tuesday and pitched its tent on Hulbert place, adjoining the baseball park. The cooperation of labor' organizations prevented the authorities from keeping the industrials out. Now the situation is regarded more Berious than ever. There -were some recruits Tuesday, so that the army numbers about 400. to Deatu. Tol.ico, O., May 98.— Mrs. Sarah Amabaugh, aged 68, of Wert Unity, p., was burned to death by her clothe* ig- Biting from ft nifttoh. 8h* irM U(b> WILL CONTINUE TUB DISCUSSION. WAHUI.NOTO.N. Ma£ 28.—Senator Teller (rep., Col.) iu the senate moved to lay the 'tariff bill on the table, the motion \viis made to test the sense of the democratic majority and to see if the bill was to be the bill which the democratic party intended to pass. Senators Hill, Irby and Kyle voted against the motion. The motion was defeated by a strict party. vote—!i8 yeas to 88 uays. \Vur on tho CommlMlon. WASHINGTON, Muy 2S.—The question of civil service reform was given full sway in the house Tuesday, the occasion being the amendment to strike out the paragraph in the legislative appropriation bill providing for the civil service commission. Mr, Pendleton (dera., W. Va.) claimed that the civil service commission was established for the purpose of keeping- republicans in office, while tho republicans defended the present administration of the civil service laws. Several democrats opposed the amendment virtually abolishing tho Commission, but it was adopted by nearly a strict party vote. Among the democrats who voted with the republicans in favor of tho civil service comuiission^were Wilson, Tracey, linndrix, Dockery, Warner, Springer, Sayers, Grain, Martin, Kilgore, Livingston, DeForest^ Everett. The vote on division was 90 to 61. There were cries of nu quorum and demands for tellers were made, the vote by tellers being 109 to 71. Mr. Dingley gave noti»e that he would demand the yeas and aays in the house. It being then after 5 o'clock the committee rose and the house at 5:40 p. m. adjourned. Out of Order. WASHINGTON, May 28.—The house, after the morning hour had expired, ag%in took up the legislative appropriation bill. Mr. De Armond's amendment to strike out the appropriation for the civil service commission and authorize appointments by the heads of departments, in numbers proportioned to the several states anil territories, appointees to be selected in accordance with regulations established by the states and territories, was ruled out on a point of order. Mr. Alderson (dem., W. Va.) offered an amendment repealing the civil service law and acts amendatory thereof, which the chairman, Mr. Richardson (dem., Tenn.) also ruled out of order. The paragraph of the bill transferring the control of the civil service commission to clerks detailed for duty therein went out on a conceded point of order that it was new legislation. A motion to strike out the paragraph appropriating 1 $0,000 for traveling and other expenses of the commission was lost—54 to 40. This closed the consideration of the civil service schedule, the net result being that the last paragraph only remains in the bill. Appropriations amounting to $30,340 for the salaries of the commissioners and their clerks wcre- strlcken out, but their traveling expenses were provided for. Notice was given that a separate vote would bo asked on the matter when the bill was reported by the committee of the whole to the house. Against Freo Ore. WASHINGTON, May 23.—The senate disposed of seven paragraphs of tho metal schedule Tuesday after eight hours of debate. The rates fixed were as follows: Iron ore, 40 cents per ton; pig Iron, scrap iron, etc., $4 per ton; round Irou la coils, 8-10 cone per pound; slabs, blooms, less flnlKh than bars, % cent per pound; charcoal blooms, $12 por ton; beams, girders and other structural Iron or steel, 0-10 of n cent per pound; boiler pluto, from 6-10 to 25 per cent, ad valorem; forglngs of Iron or Hteol, 1H cents; hoop or band Iron or steel (cotton ties), 80 per cunt, ad valorem. These rates were embodied in an amendment introduced by Senator Jones, and are practically a substitution of the clause in the McKinley bill. When the vote was taken, however, seven democrats and two populists refused to support the Jones substitute—namely: Allen, Berry, Blackburn, Jarvis, Kyle, Mills, Pasco, Lindsay and Peffer. To Elect Senators by Direct Voto. WASHINGTON, May 28.—The house committee on the election of the president and vice president has voted to make a favorable report on the bill of Representative Tucker, of Virginia, providing for the election of United States senators by a direct voto of the people. The report was agreed upon by a nearly unanimous vote., Would Let HnwaU Alone.. WASHINGTON, May 23.—In the senate'' Senator Kyle (pop., of South':' Dakota) introduced a resolution, which, went over, declaring it the sense of the senate that the United States should not use force for the purpose of restoring toi the throne the deposed queen of the Sandwich islands or of destroying the e xiitinff government; that the prori" go»«rnm*nt hayioy 1?een duly " ^ L require that it shall pursue its own line of policy, and that foreign intervention in the political affairs of these islands would be regarded as an act unfriendly^to the government of the United States. NAMED THEIR TICKET. rennaylvttulu Republicans Nomiunto Gun. llntttliiKS for Governor. HAnitlsnujtO, Pa., May 3:1.—The biff- g-est crowd seen at a Mate convention for years packed the big ope».i house when the convention to nominate the candidate of tho republican party for governor, lieutenant governor, auditor general, secretary of state and two congressmen at large \vas called to order. Gen. Daniel II. Hastings, of Center county, who wus in command at Johnstown at the time of the great flood, was nominated for governor, and ex-Senator Walter S. Lyon, of Alleghafiy county, for lieutenant provernor. The restof the state ticket was made up as follows; Auditor general, Amos M'ylin, of Lancaster; secretary of internal affairs, James W. Latta, of Philadelphia; cong-ressmen-nt-large, Galusha A. Grow, of Susquehanna, and George 1<'. Huff, Westmoreland. Following 1 if, a synopsis of the platform adopted: It repeats tho principles of finance adopted at tho last state convention mul openly declares for bimetallism, favoring tho expansion of circulating inudhim till the saaio sliall amount u> iMO per capita. The dorumunt iilso approves tho proposition to Issue bank notes to the par .value of bonds deposited as security. Tho democratic conBreiw, Is denounced for lt« efforts to reduce tho tariff and iti declared responsible for the present ilnanclal depression. Tho senators and concrefamen from Pennsylvania are commended for opposing the tariff bill. The platform deplores the government's action with regard to Hawaii. It demands legislation uKittnst pauper or criminal ImmfKratlon and a further change In the naturalization system such as will deny the rights of American citizenship to anarchists and to all other persons hostile to this tfovern- ment and to that liberty of Jaw upon which It Is based. TO SET HIM FREE. A Man Supposed to Have Been Murdered Turns Upi Trying to Secure. Liberty for a Man Convicted of His Murder and Now Serving a Life Sentence. WITHIN OUK BORDEE& WON'T GO HOME. A Mining Young M»n, Found Down South, Refuses to Koturn. NASHVILLK, Tenn., May 23.—Young Joseph H. Parks, the wandering son of a Detroit millionaire, spent the night in jail at Meridian, Miss. 'Parks left Brooklyn, N. Y., where he was in charge of an eastern agency for his father's firm, because, it is said, his fa- their reJused^^i^.jj.ssent .to the young 1 ''rnanV" 'marriage "with » jrirl.who was considered below him socially. He has been traveling as a tramp. lie went from Eutaw, Ala., to Meridian on the truck of a freight car, and was arrested while asleep in a railroad yard. His father had detectives on bin trade and sent out circulars describing him. He says he will not go home. Trouble at Spring Valley. Srnixo VAI.LKY, 111., May 23.—About 200 striking coal miners marched to the works near here and drove the men from the mines. They met with resistance and a battle with clubs and stones ensued. The strkers banked the fires and nailed up the entrances to the mines. A force of fifty deputies charged on the strikers and captured one of the ringleaders. The mob followed the deputies to the jail and, after breaking down the doors, liberated their fellow striker. It is feared further trouble will take place, as both parties are in an ugly mood. Ex-Slave Found* a Scholarship. CAMBRIDGB, Mass,, May 28. — The most noteworthy scholarship in the United States, and the only instance where a former slave has endowed a university, Is the $5,000 bequest of Harriet Hayden, a colored woman and former slave, to Harvard university to found a scholarship for poor and deserving colored students. Harriet was the widow of old Lewis Hayden, who during the war was a confidential adviser of Gov. Andrew, of Massachusetts. ; . Coreans Kill Their Governor. VANCOUVER, B. C., May 28.—Advices received by the Empress of India state that at Tsing-la-tao 3,000 Coreans, dissatisfied with the government, assailed the government quarters, wrecked the buildings and murdered the governor and forty clerks belonging to the various departments. The rioters then invaded the town of Seoul, where they were met by 1,000 Chinese •soldiers and checked after 100 of their number had been killed. Her Ejr»» Pulled Ont. VANCOUVER, B. C., May 23.—Oriental advices say that anti-foreign feeling in Japan has reached a horrible climax at Yonewaja. Miss Imhoff, a teacher in the Anglo-Japanese school at that place, went into a temple devoted to the god Useyngi and preached against idol worship. She indulged in such bitter language that when she went out a mob chased her and stoned her, and ended by pulling out her eyes. lUIleil l>y ft'uycione. M'KixsET, Tex., May as.—A cyclone struck MeKinney at f a. m. three houses were demolished, trees uprooted, fences, signs and awnings were wrecked. Lightning struck three bouses and'killed one man. Tho itorm caused great damage to crops. if CloW Call for an Aeronaut. ''-''&DKU, HI., May 28.-A balloon in jrhich Miss Josephine Baraboo mada »n*Mo«niion here,' bunt at a height of k, »ndi the p*r»ohute refusing- to JUSTICE MAK.K.S A SAD EllROK. MUSCIK, Ind., May 23.—A story which shows the unreliability of circumstantial evidence when it is the sole proof of crime camo to lifrht here Tuesday. A man giving the name of John Crow, supposed to have been murdered nine years ago near Big Rapids, Mich., by his brother-in-Jaw, John Vanncman, left here Tuesday for the Michigan state prison at Jacksou to obtain the release of Vanneman, who is now servine a life term there for the supposed murder. The facts in the case, as told by Crow in the depot while he wns awaiting-the train for Jackson, are as follows: To Bet Him Fr<w. "I am Kolntf to free a man who has been in the peniteiidnry nine years and Is innocent. I am supposed to be deud. In the eyes of tho luw I was murdered nine years nifo tills month near 13lK Kapfdfi, Mich., and now a man named John Vanneman, my brother-in-law, is serving a life sentence In the Michigan state penitentiary for tlio supposed crime, Sineo that time I have not been uwaro that anything was wrong until a few days ano, when I picked up a Detroit paper and read an article about an attempt being made to secure the pardon of John Vanneman, who is in the penitentiary on the charge of murdering me, £ Separated at^^E Rapids. "To make the story f^rre clear In your mind, T will commence at thoTieglnnlng. On May 28, 18S5, I loft my home at Van Wcrt, O., and started for the Michigan lumber camps, where I thought I could Ket work. My brother-in-law, who had coma from MccoHta 'County. Michigan, a short time before, decided to BO with ma and went as far as Big Rapids. We had no money and were -bumming' our way through. I had «ado the acquaintance of two other men who were going further north. I tried to persuade my brother-in-law to accompany us, but he a*ld no; he would return to Vun Wert, get bis children, and go to Iowa. "Wo then continued our trip, leaving John In Big Rajjlds. We went to northern Michigan and crossed over Into Canada, where I lost track of my. comp»nionii. I have knocked around considerably since then, staying out west until last mummer when I came east to the world's fair. I lived In Chicago about six months ago and have Hlnee been looted In Terre Haute, Ind.Iwvs In Muncle after leaving Chicago, but went to Terre Haute, returning here Sunday, May IS, Foundation for Conviction. "Last Wednesday, while at my boardinghouse, I read the article I mentioned. It completely unnerved me, and I have been almost unlit for work ever since. Last night I got my wages, and now I Intend to free the man. The paper stated that the skeleton of-a man had been found near Big Rapids, alongside the tracks of the Chicago & Welt Michigan railway, tbe same road I left on from Big Rapids, and when It was learned I was missing the authorities supposed It was my skeleton. It was found In July, 18811, about a mouth after I was there. It was known that Vanneman loft Van Wert with me and he was at once accused of my murder. He had gone to Iowa and was taken to MecoKta county, Michigan, where he was tried and found guilty In the following October. The Judge sentenced him to life Imprisonment in the Michigan state prison at hard labor, and I suppose he Is still there serving time, although an Innocent man." Confirmed from" Jackdon. "~ JACKSON, May 28.—John Vanneman is serving a life sentence in the state penitentiary here for murder in the first degree. He was sent from Mecosta county March 11. 1886, for murdering John Crow, his brother-in-law, who disappeared mysteriously and was supposed to have been murdered. A body was found near Big Rapids which answered the description of the missing man and Vanneman was arrested for the crime. Tho evidence against him was purely circumstantial. Mrs. Crow, the mother of the missing man, identified the clothing found on the dead man as that of'her son. Another witness identified Crow's skull, C. P. Idema, of Grand Rapids, swore that Vanneman had pawned a watch and a revolver belonging to Crow at his store the Sunday after the murder for eight dollars. The arrest was made in September, 1885, and the trial was concluded in the spring following. Attorney D. P. Glidden, who now resides in Detroit, was then practicing in Big Rapids, and was appointed by "the court to defend Vanneraan, He fought vigorously for an acquittal, and introduced eipert testimony to prove that a body could not decay so thoroughly as the supposed Crow's had in thirty- eight days, the time supposed to have elapsed between the murder and the finding of the skeleton, but public sentiment was strongly against Vanneman, and the trial ended in a conviction. Judge Puller then sentenced the defendant to life imprisonment in the state prison at hard labor. Vanneman was seen at the prison Tuesday evening. He said: 'I hope to be let out of this gloomy place in a short time. John Crow is alive and well. He will come here in flesh and blood and .prove my innocence. Every day I expect him. No; I never killed John. God knows I never did." Here the convict broke down and sobbed convulsively, Vannema.ii. is employed on the wagon contract and. is considered an exemplary convict. "He's a good man," said Chaplain Hickox, "and minds his business strictly." Information of Especial Interest to Indlanlans, ItoforK- to Quit Office. LA POKTE, Jnd., May 23.—A peculiar political tangle has arisen here. At the recent city election the republican ticket was elected for the first time in twenty years. The state election law requires officers-elect to qualify within five days after their election, and upon failure to do so they shall be subject to, a fine of S10, and the act taken as an indication that they do not want the office. Mayor-elect Carson, Treasurer-elect Peterson and Water Trustee- elect Brooks failed to qualify within the time limit, and democrats now claim they are ineligible and that the old democratic ofiicials will hold office by virtun of the clause in th« law which sa.ys old officials shall remain in offioc until their successor* are elected and qualify. The best lawyers in La Porte have been consulted but they cannot atrree. The majority hold that the will of the people cannot be thwarted by le^al technicalities. The matter will probably be referred to the attorney general. Meantime the democrats are holding- trf^MKVs. Polf« Threulcn to Dfntroy Machine*. SOUTH REND, Ind., May 28.—The entrance to the city hall guarded by police, the council in extraordinary session and several hundred unemployed men on the streets in a body were) scenes enacted here. Early Tuesday forenoon fifty Poles congregated at the city fountain and publicly dit- cussed their grievances, which seemed to be the effect of an excavating ma* chine used on a bier sewer contract which takes the place of fifty men. Citizens succeeded in pacifying the> crowd, but only for a while. In th« afternoon 150 men gathered and marched to the central police station. While the men were comparar lively quiet they made threats to de» . stroy the machine unless the contractors or some one took action. Mayor Lccper called a special meeting of the , council, but no action was taken beyond referring the matter to a committee. Six Month* for Ul(amy. IxDUNAPor.ia, Ind., May 38. —Th«, Willett'B Point (N. Y.) elopers were brought in to court Tuesday and pleaded guilty. Matthews, who eloped with Mr*. Denison, was sentenced to six month** imprisonment for bigamy. The woman was discharged. Mrs. Matthew*, who arrived from Willett's Point Monday night, was in court, and the scene between the two women was quite pathetic. Mrs. Denison cried bitterlj. and begged piteously for the pardon of Mrs. Matthews for eloping with her husband, which the latter granted. Switchmen's Mutual Aid Association. EVANSVILLK, Ind., May 23. — Th« grand lodge of the Switchmen's Mutual Aid association spent Tuesday in passing upon claims for disability amounting to 875,000. The constitution as revised was finally adopted, making it obligatory on members to take out insurance in one of two classes, the first class being for 51,000 and the second class for $500. Married Many Couples. KOKOMO, Ind., May 28.—This city il the home of a preacher who easily holds the championship of the state, if not the nation, in the number of mavr- riag-cs solemnized. This famous preacher, Rev, Hayden Ray burn, is S3 years of age, and during his sixty years in the ministry has united 1,900 couples, as is shown by a carefully kept record of the transactions. Elected Ormnd MMt«. _ Ind., May-28.—Frank B. G*T*n was elected grand master of " ', lodge of Indian* ntMoni •• ii _^thii ' "-*- J "~ The Populist Convention. INDIANAPOLIS. Ind., May 23.—Th« state nominating convention of the populist party will be held here on Thursday and delegates and visitor* are beginning to arrive. A park north of the city has been secured and hundreds of populist voters with their families are expected to go into camp upon the grounds, making the occasion a picnic. Charged with Fraud. COESSK, Ind., May 23.—J. E. Brito- weiser, school teacher here, is charged. with embezzling money from a sewinjr machine company and from the school library fund. Fatally jUtanltod. VINCKNNKS, Ind,, May 28.—Reuben Crow was fatally assaulted in a saloon row in this city by Tom and Ben Bu>- ler, who fled. Death of a Crimean Veteran. CLINTON. Ind., May as.—John Smller, a veteran of the Crimean war, died at Mecca Monday night. Ohio Pjthlam In SeMlon. SPBTSOFIBLD, 0., May 23:—Theoonwr stone of the first Pythian home in th* world was laid here Tuesday afternoon. The grand lodge Knight* of Pythias of Ohio met here in twenty*fifth annual session. Reports thow over 50,000 members in tbe state toft $1,000,000 worth of property. Ftvii Thousand CoxcjrltM. WASHINGTON, M»y 28.—Represent*. tire Davis (Kan.) has made a c»r*f*| estimate of the different .bands «< Coxeyltos on the trtvy to WMhinjrtas* and claims that then art 5,000 tramping or ridtag on rowed tAtn. tomrd th. iMffltoL'

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