Logansport Pharos-Tribune from Logansport, Indiana on May 25, 1894 · Page 1
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Logansport, Indiana
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Friday, May 25, 1894
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$|Pp!?fP>?^^ ..v^-., at antttaL MAY 20, 1804. WORLD'S FAIR ART PORTFOLIO COUPON. 8 ooupond of different date* and 10 OMM i fecuKM the curnut Dumber of lit PocWoJ- 10*. S*e adTertliement. VOL. XIX. LOGANSPORT, INDIANA. FRIDAY MORNING, MAY 25 1894. NO. 1*26. We will offer this morning to the Patrons of The Bee Hive Two solid cases of beautiful Printed Organdies 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-2c, 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. MINERS SHOT DOWN. Bloody Fight Between Strikers and Deputy Sheriffs, It Occurs at Palette, Pa.—Eight Strikers Killed and Sixteen Wounded —Trouble in Illinois. 409-411 Broadway. ; SHORT SPECIALS. Gov. Xorthen has appointed Judge Sampxon W. Harris reeretary of state of Georgia. Two Polish boys, Frank Chikelinsk *nd Max Glislcznski, were drowned a' Winona, Minn. S. S. Kirkpatrlck. of Fredonia, has teen nominated for congress in the "Third Kansas district. .The house committee on buildings and grounds decided Chicago needed a i new post office building. V President Pelxoto announces that * -the differences between Brazil and Por- j "tujfsl have been amicably settled. V In all probability the bill admitting \ Utah to statehood will be passed by i the senate in the course of a few days. i The entire tobacco crop of northern Pennsylvania and southwestern New !York was destroyed by the recent «ood. • The nomination of C. H. Taylor, of Kansas, for recorder of deeds for the .District of Columbia, has been con nrmed. Einstein A Co., Chicago wholesale clothiers, wero closed by the sheriff on ^confession of judgment aggregating ;:f71,886. Benson Wood, of Efflngham, was nominated for congress by the republican convention of the Nineteenth 1111 nois district. Fire members of the bar of Beatrice, Neb., were committed to jail for cou- for being absent when Judge liBush's docket was called. '•• At the session of the state constitutional convention In Albany, N. Y., petitions with 83,000 signatures In favor Of womans suffrage were presented. Bepresentatlve Whiting, of Mtchl- Jtan, has introduced a bill to secure an equitable apportionment of federal offices among the states and territories. A succession of light earthquake shock*, accompanied by a rumbling <aoise, were felt at Anna and Cairo, 111., :»nd at Cape Girardesu and St. Louis, Mo. ,' Business men of the northwest met it Minneapolis and formed an assocla- whose object is to build up a market for home manufactured Is. :Hewell Foard, son of a ' wealthy owner of Earlington, Ky., com~ suicide In the Vendome hotel, No motlre for the deed ii | known. W. F, Baird, charged with having wrecked the Bank of Madera, Cal., by forging notes worth hundreds of thousands of dollars, was discharged, the jury not agreeing. VICTORIA'S BIRTHDAY. Her MaJeKty tbe Queen of England Ii TO Year* of Age. Lojn>o:f, May 24.—All England was en fete in honor of the 75th birthday of Queen Victoria. Everywhere were to be seen the most extensive preparations and the occasion was undoubtedly the most widely celebrated holiday wherever the British flag is recognized that has been declared since the celebration of her majesty's half-century jubilee. The queen was born In 1819 and succeeded her uncle, King William IV,, to the throne June 20, 1887. In 1840 she was married to Albert, duko of Saxony, prince of Coburg and Gotha, who died in 1881. Bondnnien made to ray. WILMINGTON, Del., May 24.—The suit which the officials of the Supreme Lodge of the World, Knights of Pythias, were to bring against the bondsmen of ex-Mayor S. J. Wllley, was settled by' the payment of SfiO.OOO, the amount of the bond. The suit was to recover 809,473.51, which Mr. Willey, as master of exchequer, had on deposit with R. E, Kobinson & Co., bankers, at the time of their failure in May, 1898. Tariff on Tin Plate. WASHINGTON, May 24.—In the senate, after a long discussion, Senator Aldrlch's amendment to increase the duty on tin plates to IK cents a pound was laid on the table—yeas 80, nays, 20. The tin plate paragraph was then agreed to and the duty fixed at 11-5 cents pe r P°nnd. To Investigate Lou of Lite, CHICAGO, May 24.—Inspector Baldwin, of the United States life-saving- service, has received a notice from Washington that an officer of the service will be sant from there to Investigate the loss of life at this port during the recent storm. Damaged by Frott. MWXKAPOLIS, Minn., May 84.—A Glenwood (Wls.) special to the Journal says: Alight frost Wednesday night damaged oom and potatoes-and.com- pleted the destruction of most small fruits. A FATAL KNCOUNTKll. FAYF.TTF. CITY, Pa,, May 24,—A battle occurred at daybreak between Washington Run deputies and about l.SOU strikers. Eight strikers wero killed and sixteen wounded. The strikers have made two ineffectual attempts this week to bring out the men working 1 , but were not successful. Arrangements were made Wednesday whereby the strikers from tlu> fourth pool would meet the Vough men and attack Washington Run in a body. Seven hundred men left here at 11 o'clock Wednesday uiffht and were joined by other squads from nearby points. The Vough men were principally Hungarians and Slavs, and numbered about 1,000 men. DvputloH Hreln tho nattlo, The strikers, headed by the Smithton brass band, inarched along the public road from the works. The deputies, who hud been reinforced during the niR-ht, were fortified behind two box curs. As soon ns the men turned into the road fronting- tho works, u deputy stepped forward and shot a man who had stumbled and fallen into n ditch, killing 1 him instantly. This was tho signal for a general fusillade from the deputies. Three times they fired into the air and then discharged their Winchesters into the body of strikers who had not left the public road. Three fell dead and two wounded. Tho strikers fired but a few shots and then broke and ran for a wheat field above the works. The deputies continued firing as long- as the fleeing strikers were in range, John Troy, fatally injured, was taken in charge by Sheriff Wilhelm, who headed the deputies. The men killed were all foreigners, principally Huns. Fired Without Provocation. An eye-witness to the battle said the men reached there at 4 o'clock a. m. Additional deputies were summoned from Dawson and Vanderbilt. Tho informant states that Deputy JjOwrey shot a man through the arm, then when he fell placed his Winchester at the man's temple and killed him. The men made no disturbance of any kind and tho deputies flred on them without provocation, as soon us they lined up along'the roadside. There were eighty deputies and all continued to shoot as long as the men kept in ran^e. This informant saw four dead in the road and three in tho wheat field. Loadorn Kof unc to Talk. The labor leaders are paralyzed at the turn affairs have taken. They refuse to talk about it. It.is thought no more attempts will be made to bring out those workmen unless a small army is raised. The miners are at work as usual, and the works continue running. Deputies-are patroling the place, and no one is allowed in the vicinity of the works. It is reported that the sheriff will at once make wholesale arrests of the loaders of tho men for inciting them to riot and unlawful assemblage. All the Dead Were Striker*. Among the wounded are three deputies, while the killed were all strikers. When the workmen came to the strikers in the public roads they were asked to go home. The workmen were about to comply with the command when the deputies rushed into the midst of the men, got possession of the workmen, and marched them to tha pit. In this part of the performance a deputy sheriff fired a shot which opened the battle. There was volley after volley flred by each side at close range. The strikers stood their ground while their comrades were falling one by one, but their ammunition giving out and it requiring too much time to load the shotguns and rifles they wero forced to give up the fight and flee to escape the rain of bullets from the fifty Winchesters. It is said the strikers were advancing on the line of deputies when the latter fired the first shot. Many strikers were arrested by deputies. They bad guns in their possession and were equipped with ammunition. They are held prisoners and will be brought to the jail here. The arrests occasioned no trouble, the strikers giving up willingly. In Dexperate Strain. ST. Louis, May 24.—The coal supply of this city is almost exhausted. So serious has the situation become that arrangements have been madn for a meeting of mine owners and operators here to take some steps toward ending the trouble in the southern Illinois mines. Unless some agreement is reached whereby the miners will resume work by next Monday many large factories in this city will be compelled to close down on account of lack of fuel; Damage .to a Central!* Mine., CBNTTULIA, 111., May 84,-^The Pittenger A Davis mine. In this city which has been working" •"*» several days with about thirty men, was visited at 1:80 o'clock a. in* bj a delegation ot strikers from Duquoin and St. Johns mines. The miners attacked and badly damaged the works. Tho shaft was filled with loose material, such as trucks, ears and tools. The belting- on the machinery was cut and tho oil cups knocked from all tho shafting. Several coff-wheeLs/ wore broken and tho machinery rendered useless. Every pane of glass in |SI$«ntire lot of buildings was smashed. Tho damage is estimated at about $5,000. The men came from Duquoin ou a freight train, which they captured and forced Engineer Charles Stewart to haul them to this city. Sheriff Helm arrived from Salem shortly after tho mine was wrecked and swore in a posse of fifty deputies, who were armed from the armory of the Centrulia national guard. Sheriff Helm telegraphed Gov, Alt- sking for troops to assist deputy sheriffs in resisting the strikerj reply was received from Oov.,. in which tho latter refused to' order out the state troops, but agreed to furnish arms and ammunition to the sheriff. The governor claimed ho was not satisfied that Sheriff Holm had exhausted his moans to overcome tho mob, and advised that more deputies be sworn in. The striking miners left here on foot at 10 o'clock this forenoon for Odin. They said they would close the mines there, and would use force if necessary. Sheriff Helm and posse followed a few minutes later on a special train and will endeavor to prevent destruction of the Odin mines. A large number of the Duquoin men are negroes. Charged tln> Strikoni. ODIN, 111.. May 24.—Tho Duquoin strikers reached here at 2 o'clock p. in. They wero met at the railway depot by Sheriff Helm and his deputies with a number of the local militia. The sheriff appealed to the strikers to disperse peaceably and return to Duquoin. They refused and insisted ou marching to the mines and driving out the men at work there. The sheriff ordered his deputies to charge on the mob. With fixed bayonets the deputies advanced on the strikers, who fled in every direction. A few minutes later they congregated in the western part of the village and prepared to give battle to the deputies. Some desultory firing 1 was heard in that vicinity, but it was caused by the deputy sheriffs firing into the air with a view of intimidating the strikers. The sheriff has succeeded in capturing several of the ring-leaders of the strikers, but others wore selected to take their place and the discipline is maintained. Thounumln of Men Aro Oat. BRADDOCK, Pa,, May 24.—The Edgar Thomas steel works has closed down this morning in all departments but one. The cause is lack of iron and coke. Tho blowing- out of so many furnaces and .the consequent scarcity of iron may cause u shutdown of the Carnegie plants at Duquosne, Pittsburgh and Beaver Falls, throwing over 80,000 men in all out of employment. Over 2,500 are now idle. ROBBED A BANK. Daring Thieves Plunder an Institution in Texas. FBQM HOOSIERDOM. Telegraphic News of Interest td Indianians. They Secure $2,000—Attacked by Residents, a Fierce Battle Follows —A Robber and a Citizen Slain. OTHKK8 AUK WOUNDED. LOSOVIBW, Tex., May 25.—At 3 p. ra. Wednesday two ronffli-looking 1 men walked into the First national bunk, one vJitifijTi cloak with a Winchester cairiftjiiaied in its folds, lie handed the following note to President Joe Clem-mons: • "HOMK. May 23.—First N'utiomil Hank. LonR- yictt': Thl* will Introduce to you Ohurles •fetjockclmyer. who wniitti some mouey ;md Is KOim; to huv<; It. JJ. mid !•'."' It was written in pencil in :i fairly g-ood hand, on the buck of a printed poster. The bank cashier thoug-ht it was an importunate solicitor for some charityand started to donate,when the robber pointed his Winchester at him and told him to "hold up." The other robber rushed in at the side door and grabbed the ca#h. Tom Clemmons and the other bank officials wore ordered to hold up their hands. The robbers hurriedly emptied the vaults, securing- 82,000 and some unsigned Long-view bank notes, which may lead to detection. Robber* Open Fire. While this was going ou two of the g-ang- were in the alley at the rear of the bank-shooting at everyone who appeared apd were being fired on by City Marshal Muckley and Deputy Will Stevens. The tiring made the robbers in the banlrvery nervous and they hurried the bank officials out and told them to run to the horses and to mount. This was done in order to keep the rposse from shooting, but as bullets flew thick and fast the bank men tore loose and ran around the corner, with several, shots after them. Killed and Wounded. George Buckingham, who was shooting at the robbers, was shot and killed. While he was down the robbers shot at him several times. City Marshal Muckley, who was shooting- at another robber, received a Winchester ball In the bowels. The ball glanced from sil- "*"'' FATE OF A YOUNG LADY. Drowned lii a Stream Near WmtblnRton— H*>r Companion K*Kcwe<l. WASHINGTON, May 24.—Ilev. Hugh T. Stevenson, pastor of the Anacostia, Baptist church of Washington, formerly of Englewood, Chicago, narrowly escaped drowning Wednesday, His companion, Miss Mamie Campbell, daughter of a Maryland farmer, was drowned. Rev. Stevenson was visiting the Campbells in the country and had started for a drive with Miss Campbell. While trying to ford a stream the horse fell, the buggy capsized and Rev. Stevenson, being- unable to swim, could render no assistance to his companion. Several farm' hands pulled him ashore, but the young lady was swiftly carried out of reach Dy the rapid purrent and perished. Her body was recovered. : Freed from it Cataract. LON00N, May 24.—Mr. Gladstone's right eye has been successfully operated upon. Drs. Nettleship and Habershon attended the distinguished patient at Lord Eendell's house early in the day, and some time afterward they issued a bulletin stating that the eye had been operated upon for cataract, and that the operation was quite successful. Mr. Gladstone is resting- quietly in a darkened room. He does not show any feverish symptoms. The operation was short and no anwsthetic was used. Ho bore the pain with much fortitude. (For a Weitera ChauMuqua. CHICAGO, May 24.—At the morning's session of the liberal religious conference Bev. H. W. Thomas made a preliminary report on summer schools and open Chautauquas, in which he advocated a great western resort within 00 ittlles of Chicago, where meeting might be held during the summer months. Tens of thousands of people, he thought, might be attracted to suoh a place! He favored Wisconsin as the location. The report was referred to a committee. ver dollars"*He"BiS3'fn'hIs pocket, which may sate his life. J. W. McQueen, a saloonkeeper, thinking 1 the shots were for flre ran out in the alley and was shot in tho body, and it Is thought was mortally wounded. Charles S. Leonard was walking through the courthouse yard and was shot in the leg, necessitating amputation. Theodore Somers was shot in the left hand. Deputy Will Stevens was not hurt though he stood in short range and killed one of the robbers. The bankers all escaped unhurt except T. E. Clemmons, who, in the scuffle with the robbers, got his hand in the hammer of one robber's pistol, which came down and uut a hole in his hand. The robbers who stood guard in the alley would yell at everyone who came in sight and shoot Instantly. When the robbers rode away and saw one of their comrades dead they remarked: "Poor Bennott is dead." The Dead Haildlt. The body of the dead robber was soon identified as that of George Bennett, a reckless fellow who had been here some months ago and married the daughter of a respectable farmer living near this place, but left her and went to the Indian territory. The dead robber was dressed like a cowboy, with high-heeled boots and spurs, and had on a belt full of cartridges. His horse, which was captured, had 300 rounds of ammunition strapped to the saddle. Another of the robbers, the man who gave President Clemmons the note, was identified by several here. He married a respectable young lady in Panola county last fall, but lately went to Mexico, and has not been heard of since until now. He was well known here, having worked near this place. It is thought Bennett had a relative in the gang; if so only one man remains to be identified. Armed Pome In Clow 1'unult. The robbers rode rapidly out of town, displaying their firearms and | the money they had secured. An armed posse was soon in pursuit, and when last heard of was only fifteen minutes behind them. The bank officers offered 8500 for their capture, dead or alive, and the citizens supplemented the amount by $300. MyHtcrloun Flro In a Courtroom. INDIANAPOLIS, Ind., May 24.—There was consternation in tht federal courtroom Wednesday afternoon immediately upon the reassembling of the court to continue the trial of the Coffins for alleged wrecking of the Indianapolis national bank when the di»- covery was accidentally made that th« papers belonging to the bank and to the cabinet company, which had been stored in one corner of the room to be ultimately turned over to the jury, were on fire. There was no smell of smoke in the room and the papers were partly hidden by an umbrella leaning against the wall. Suddenly a bright blaze flashed up behind the umbrella and every one in tha room jumped to his feet. The court, attorneys and spectators were dazed, and it was several moments before anj'one fully comprehended the situation. Attorney .Kern was the first to recover his self-possession, and, running to the corner, ho stamped the papers with, his feel till the flre was out. Subsequent examination showed that many of thoea which the government had depended upon to secure a conviction of the defendants had been nearly destroyed. It is not known how the flre originated or whether it was started by accident or design. Attempted to PoUon the Family. llARTFOKnCiTV, Ind., May 24.—Nellie Weaver, 10 years old, had a preliminary trial before Justice Edson In this city Wednesday evening- on a charge of poisoning a whole family at Mont- peiler, S miles north. She was bound over to court to be tried for attempted murder. The girl was a domestic in the family of D. A. Walmer, Montpelier's leading mer> • chant, and last Saturday evening, after eating meat prepared by the girl, Mr. Walraer, his wife and two children, weon taken sick and only saved /rom dying by the prompt actio;., of doctors. It was thought that tjie meat had been tampered with before it reached the Wai' mcr residence, but the butcher proved differently. The girl was accused of the wholesale „ poisoning, am) she admitted that she had treated, the meat with rat poison. She, was at once arrested. To Justice Edson she said that she wanted to poison Mrs. Walmer because she had scolded her. She takes her arrest very coolly. She was unable to give bond and went to jail. Stakei for Trotter* Will Be Dlcb. TEIIKK HAUTE. Ind., May 24.—The time for the second payment on the 353 entries for the thirteen special pune races for the Vigo fair in August has passed and only six have dropped out. But one more payment in the three futurity stakes is to be made, that of 8100 August 1, and there are yet on the lists, for 4-year- olds, forty-four; 3-year-olds, forty; and 2-year-olds, sixty. The 4-year-old stoke is now worth 922,000 and its probable value the day ol the race is put at §34,000. The 8-year-old is estimated at 814,000 and the guaranteed 810,000 for the 2-year- old event will be paid. The total of stakes and purses for the six days' meeting beginning Monday, August 18, is 800,600. To Regulate Price ot Window Glaw. MCNCIK, Ind., May 24.—The Indiana Window Glass Manufacturers' association met in this city and completed work discussed at the past several meetings by establishing an ngency for handling the product of their factories. J. H. Vandeventer, of Anderson, was given the agency, and will dispose of the stock for all members, A. K. Smith, of Muncie; K. Hagency, of Hartford City, and B. A. Burke, ol Marion, were elected trustees of the organization. Every window-glass manufacturer in the state except three is in the organization. The object if to regulate tke prices. Aeronaut Baldwin Hal a Mu.Ncre, Ind,, May 24.—Prof. John Baldwin, the balloonist, was seriously Ho Killing at Llttle'i. niB, Ind., May 24. —The •tory of a riot and bloodshed at Little's m&wMvas exaggerated. Miners from Washing-ton went to Little's to per- rasd* the men to none out, and during- the Mvottatlons a slight contest arose, no sfrioas melts, Conviction of Pennlon Krmudn PAWS, Tex,, May 34.—Bev. Zachriah Parker, a Methodist preacher, was convicted of forgery and fraud. Before the war Parker owned slaves in Tennessee one of whom enlisted in the nnion army and was killed. By forgery and false claims Parker has for eighteen years drawn a pension in the name of the widow of his former slave. The woman has been dead flf- •tsen years. ^^^^^_ Butti' Exeiue. WASHINGTON, May 24.—C. W. Buttz, who is charged with trying to bribe senators to vote against the tariff bill, has not run away- He appeared before the senate investigating committee Wednesday and testified that he approached Senator Kyle simply for the purpose, of learning* how the latter Interfered. To please the crowd he decided to give a trapeze performance from a rope stretched from trees 34 feet high. While being pnlled to thil on a rope it broke and he fell, alighting on his back. EVAXSVILLK, Ind., May 24.—The passenger department of the Central Traf- : fie association has agreed to grant a • rate of one first-class fare for the i round trip from all points In Indiana for the occasion of the Indiana dta- . trict turnfest in this city June 9 to 19. : Gutted by Fir*. HAMMOND, Ind., May 24.—Fire of nn- known orig-iu completely gutted the ! amous' Oklahoma house here early . Wednesday morning, causing 1 a loss ot nearly 82,000 on stock and fixtures, 1 which is fully covered by insurance j Alleged Jury Briber Disappear*. ' INDIANAPOLIS, Ind., May 84.—It is re- j ported that Frank 0. Stannard, of ' Lawrence county, indicted and nnetaetf'**' bonds for offering- to sell the Jury to the bank ewe, MM, disappeared M*l will forfeit Ws>»«d. ; f

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