Logansport Pharos-Tribune from Logansport, Indiana on September 19, 1896 · Page 1
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Logansport, Indiana
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Saturday, September 19, 1896
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THE JOURNAL VOL- XXL LOGANSPOKT INDIRA, SATURDAY MOKNING. SEPTEMBER 19.1896- NO- 225. Special Announcement. Every;j Department Head in our house has <exerted a special effort to have their respective stocks ready for a FALL OPENING, TODAY and all next week. We display a more complete line of Dry Goods than ever before and a,s these are BARGAIN times we assure you that we have lots of them. This Opening Week We offer some wonderful bargains in Dress Goods, trimmings and Linings. We make special mention of 25 pieces all wool, silk and wool novelty goods, 40 inches wide. The same •quantity of goods retailed last season at $1.25 This week we offer the entire line for 58c. OUR CLOAK ANNEX Is now open and is displaying a new and complete line of Fall and Winter Jackets and capes Tour inspection please Today aud all this week. WILER & WISE. CANTON'S BIG BAY. Senators. Thurston and Cuilom Help Open -Op'Campaign There, Estimaled That There Were Nearly 40,000 Visitors in the City—McKin ley Reviews the Parade. 409 and4ii. Broadway. 306 Fourth Street. Our One Great Desire. Is to satisfy our patrons, and, this we can only do by giving liou- csc value and fair treatment. Comfort, style and wear are com, bined In our sh^gs. You arc taking no risk In buying them, they arc not misrepresented. The prices makes It easy for . every one to wear good shoes. MEN'S DlRBSS -SHOES, SSc TO $2.48 MEN'S WORKING SHOES, OSc TO 1-4S LADIES' BUTTON SHOES, OSc TO 2.4S IjADIES' HOUSE SLIPPERS 4Sc CHILDREN'S SCHOOL SHOES, 75c T 0 1-25 Get a pad and ruler with each pair. E. M. Walden & Company. 315 Fourth Street. SOLD ON MERIT. It is profitable to purchase First Class Goods of any kind but especially is this true when buying your FALL -AND WINTER SUIT, as there is nothing that shows cheapness quicker than a poorly cut and made garment. Quality to suit the most exacting. Prices to suit the times, & Carl W. Keller, Tailor and Draper. 311 Market Street Natural Gas Rates. -.— _!__-,-- __ 4 Partail payments annual rates begin October 1st 1896, ' : . Consumers desiring to avail themselver of the annual rate, on the basis of six payments should arrange to have their stoves connected by that date in order to be on time. Logansport & Wabash Valley Gas Co,, 317 & 319 Pearl Street, fly New Goods- re here. fore buying, and examine them be\ AL. YOUNG, ft The Practical Pearl Street Tailor. fc" PROTECT YOUR EYES. The HIrchberg Optical Co., The well-Known specialists of Now York have appointed n. A. HA.UK as agent foe their celebrated Spectacles and Ere 61a!ues, every pair guaranteed. J). A. BAUK baa complete assortment and Invitee all to .satisfy theiuselveg ot the groat superiority or these goals over say mjumfactnrsd, at the store of I>. A. HAUK, Sole agent for Logsnspojt Ind. . Cuntoii, 0,,.Sept. ]&.—Beginningatun enrly liour..Friday morning people be- g-nn pouring'tnto Cnmon by railway, in wagons, on foot nnd on horseback,'The weather was-syperb, and it is estimated that there .were; 40,000 visitors in tlic city nt, thebifVreiixiblicnrireoeting'. Sen-' ator CuUom arrived ;it ten o'clock. Senator Tliurstoh,\Gov, Bushni'll, of Ohio; Oov. HIIS--ting's, .of renusylvanin, and Conyressmau .JlcCleary, of ili;inesota, nrrivud about noon. At ]0:30 a delegation of 500 voters from Unity township, Columbia county, ull of them Maj. Mclvinley's Jomicr coustituenls,' cnlfed to pay tieir respects to the candidate. They carried flags which were used in the Brotig-h campiiig-u ot 1SC.1, whcA V'aliaiidi;riujjhnm wus defe.-itecl. ,1. J. Brittuin, of Hast I'alesiin'c','waa FpokusiDianniid Thomas Ateheson chairman. Jtaj. MuKinley miule a ln-ief re 7 uponse, greeting and tha:iliing' his followers and then shook hands with tho fleleg'nl.ion. Jndgo Howard Ferris, of Cincinnati, and M«j. NY IV. I't-aVody, vice prositlcnt o£ the Baltimbiv & Ohio Southwestern railroad, were called on for speeches. Judjje Ferris made a few remarks, and was followed bi' Juclg-e U. L. Mar- viu, of Akron, 0. Eluburute DecoriitlouH. The citizens of Canton, regardless of party affiliations, 'have thrown themselves heart and soul into the matter of decorations ind elaborate display. Every public building in the city is profusely decorated with ling's, bunting end pictures of Maj. McKiul'ey. T!v private residences, particularly thos'j along' the line of inaveh, be.ir evidences of the decorator's art to a more or leas elaborate rlegree. Everywhere about the city are displayed pictures of the republican candidate for president. Across every street lire stretched banners bearing inscriptions appropriate to-the occasion. Thousands of Japanese lanterns were Btrung from telegraph and telephone wires for use in the evening. A reviewing' stand was erected in Maj. McKir- ley's yard near tho street. He reviewed the procession from :t. Maj. KcKinlny rode in the parade in the afternoon till it reached bis house, and then left his carriage to review it. He did not attend .the big meeting's either in ths afternoon or evening. He was too busy at, his homo to getaway. On North Market street, nt the coiner of North, an immense triumphal arch has been erected by the citizens of Canton. This arch stands at tlv: loot of the hill lending up to the candidate's residence, and all vlsitijjg- delegations as ; well.as parades in the afkci-- loon anj.'evening passed under it. 3.vgc portraits • of McKinlby and Hobart and thousands of electric light ets are among .the decorations on this jeautiful'.'creation. . ' The batika of,the city closed at noon nd remained''closed for the day. All he shops .niicfrinnnufacturing- sstab- ishments gaye',-their employes .'n holi- ay and business generally was sus- jended. Every band nnd drum corps if the city together with the Canton es- ort chibs weralbusy all the morning' meeting visitinj\.i;lelegations nt the depots nnd escorting them to the various headquarters provided for them. The 'visiting.'throngs have reached meb enormbus>''proportions that it was impossible to vfhid a hall'in the city large enough, t^pcconimodate thenr.' A big- tent capableipf accommodating 20,DOO people was'',;secured nnd placed in position on a.tpjot of ground a couple of blocks distnirf.from the McKin'ley residence. In-'.this tent both the afternoon and ewning meeting's' were held, "ti- 1 - •. . ; • At n'n'on .a 'delegation from the city Of Columblamv' BOO' in number, called on,Maj, 5TcKin7ey. Slaybr .T. T. Mason was spokesman. Mnj. McKl'nley responded briefly and then introduced Afaj. Pea'body, of Cincinnati, who made i\ very happy speech, which was.loudly cheered..'.;, • / :•;.•«-.. Senator Thurnton's Speech, ; The formal opening mecticg 1 of the campaign in. this county took place In the irt ternoon., ;: A grand parade of all the visiting clubs was one of the fea] lures of the day. The speeches tooli place in a large tent. Qoy, A. S. Bush- Dell, of Ohio, presided and mnile a lively little speech on taking the chair. ,,He introduced Senator Thurst'on, of tfe- brafikfl, who wap received with thun- flerous cheers, Senator Thurston Bpoke in part as follows: . ' • ' "My Follow Clttr.cns: I am glad to meet you here at the. homo of that lllustrioui Amorloan, our nominee for prosldunt, Wll- lani McKlnloy. Bravo {n war;.eminent In statesmanship, tho best living exponent' of those American policies which Insure national and Individual porgperity; If. yet remains tor the crucible of'a presidential candidacy to fully test the fine gold of his grand character." Senator Thurston tliendrewacontr.asthe-.' :wecn the two • presidential candidates,.. .heir nomination, etc, and then said: ;..>' "My countrymen, those comparisons are' not unjust, nor are they overdrawn. .They democratic party. Trie nominee ot tnat convention carried, the regular banner, but It ;-waa, wrested from true democracy by populism and the commune. If true democracy; lives, Its future hlntorlan will trace '1ta title through the Jndlanapcils convention. If true democracy dies, Its monument will declare: "Assassinated at Chicago;' " Addrcij of Senator CuJJom. ' Senator Cullom, of Illinois, was the next speaker. He was cordially received. 1 1 Amonf? other things, Senator Culloro laid: ""Mr, Bryan is un out and out .fre« trader : ns well ua ior free silver. Can we stand .tree sliver and free trade together? 'I don't want either. We have had four years' experience of what w« may ex- .pect all the time under free trade. God alone-known what will bet'ome of the country if'we try the experiment of the free and unlimited coinage of silver at sixteen to one. ' vNow, fellow-citizens, let us see about the 'so-called silver question, They say .that yold Is erowlns scarcer and Increasing In value; that gold Is appreciating Instead -of-sllver depreciating; all of which mukea It more burdensome ro the debtor. "Let us see how this Is. During the last •ICO years the quantity'o( g-o'd produced In the world has increased trom about. {!»,- '(KJO.OOO.anntiaily to 1320.000,'.™, while thopo'fi- ulatlon has simply -Uouaied. ]Jet us see further. Of the sola produced in the worlrf 100 years ago, 33 pi-r cent was coined. Now/lM percent, is coined. Therefore, t^e.;' amount of gold • In' the world pc-r capita 1 Js four tlnu-s 'as much as Iv was 100 years. "The total money in tho world, Kold.sU- vi-r und' piiper, has Increased -100 per cent. iuriht;. the last 100 years Of the money, n thti. world 100 years ago, 'Z! per cent was of sold; It Is now 35 iwr cent. As to the increase ot ban-j- chccUs, drafts, etc., which, go to take the place- of money, the bunking, facilities of the v, oriel have increased i.OOO per cunt. "Lot* us. see what would happen in the evonf.of the success of the nominees of j !•.Chicago convention. Our g-olcJ would iquve'.us .10 be hoarded—that Is certain— a contraction of JGW.ftW.OOO. The remainder 1 ot : our" money would shrinh 'in purchasing pq.wer-equal .to the difference between-'the par., value oC the dollar and the bullion .irlce' Tot silver. That difference is now about '-17 cents. So that our circulation would 'bo contractod to that extent, and would have less than nine dollars per capita In circulation ofactuhl money where wo. now have $22. "Mr, Krvan says we would, no doubt, lave 'a panic at rlrst (after the adoption of.-free coinage). He admits that much. He .doesn't say whether it will be Just a little M-ava. which will wet tho toes and scare the timorous, or whether ic will be e tidal-wave which will onsu!:' the nation. ,-.':riie republican party Js for bimetallism, ft, believes In. the use of both gold and sliver as money,- Tt believe* In the admission of both" to the mints of the United States on e'qu'o].. terms as soon as it can be done wlth<sa'fety and honor. Our party Is. pledged to lt"lh the St. I-ouls platform." A WILD ENGINE. Crashes Into a Pay Train on the 0., E & D, Eoad, Four Are Killed and Five The Accident Occurs Connersville, Ind. Injured— Near FAILS- l.NDIAXA. measure tho infinite distance between- the .arty and the platform of Altgeld, T1D- ma'n, Perinoyer, Llewellyn,'Waits. Coxey ,nd Bryan, and the. party and'platform' of Harrison, Allison. Reed and M<*l-:i;iley.••• "This IB not..an Issue -betw 'n republic- J nlsm-and democracy, .".'•:' .. i'.-ajjo con r •entlon was riot thc>:ci •_ , . <'.PI- Popullnti Stand Firm, and the Plan Falln Indiau^gJ.js,_..Jjud,, Sept. -IS,—-The scheme of fusi'bn'butween the democrats and populists feel through Monday. Paul Vandervoot'came from Omaha to persuade the Indiana populists to lead the 'revolt, against Sewall and found them very, willing to do it. The subcommittee of the two organizations failed to, agree after, a. eession-of -two- hours ipi-tbe afternoon. The populists denjandnd- seven of "the, 15 electors and the withdrawal of Sewall, while the democrats were willing to concede but four of the-electors and demanded the withdrflivnl of. the populist state ticket. As : - soon OS- this-was reported back to the committee of 13, to which the populist- state convention bad delegated full power in the matter of electors, th'is committee decided that it was not worth while .to negotiate longer and adopted a resolution that a full ticket of electors be put in. the field. This was ;adopted by a vote of 12 to 1. A provisional; list, of electors was selected and the chairman of tho committee directed to communicate with them and certify .to .their nomination as soon as.it is > learned that they will serve. The populists-cost very nearly 30,000 votes in In 'diana last election. Chairman Jones Won't Retire. • Chicago', Sept. IS.—Chairman Jones of. the democratic national committee indignantly denies the report that h would retire from the chairmanship . and would be succeeded by Senator Gor man'. Also the rumor that Mr. Bryan's .programme was to be changed, and tba the. campaign in the eastern states was .to be abandoned. 1 SevraU Will Not Withdraw. Chairman Campau, of tho campaign committee, said regarding the Sewal reports:' "The suggestion of his withdrawal from the ticket from any cause and for any purpose is too ridiculous to consume time in discussing. He wil' remain a candidate, no matter whal happens." ';."'• .Hacked to Death. Lawrence, Kan., Sept.. 18. — Friday morning ut ten o'clock Miss Martha McCoy, o seamstress, was found dea.l In her bed, death Being caused by several gashes in the rightside of thehead, inflicted by a' hatchet which lay by the woman's side. She had been very ill since iJBuriday.. The deceased was a care,fu| .manager and it is' thought had ac; cuiiuiated some money, part of wbU'A she: kept with her. The hatchet with which the deed .was committed hod one c'briier' broken. There is no clew to the person who committed the crime.: *''"'• • T.o»t Her C»pt»In at San. • ' Philadelphia, Sept. 18. — With her flags'.-flying' at half-mast, the Xor- wegian St. Icon, from Jamaica, steamed up the Delaware river Thursday,-'her commander, Capt. Brun, having been drowned nt sea on September 6. He vyas swept overboard, it is siip- •poscd.'in 'a hurricane. I'"',- • JT«jW. Jottlan .Troubles. \Vashiug-ton, Sept. IS.—In response to a communication from the governor of Cincinnati, Sept, IS.—The Cincinnati, Hamilton & Dayton-pay car went over the line Friday morning ro pay of£ the men. When about four miles west of Connersville, Ind., it collided with a wild engine backing westward, derailing engine aud pay car. The following- persons were killed: Engineer Sweetman and Fireman Kinsey, of the pay train; Conductor House and Firemun Hughes. The injured are: Paymaster Jansing, seriously; Assistant J'aymasler Scnl- Tari.PortcrFishbaok, Uridge Supervisor jC. \Vysong, Track >faster J. 11. iiourke, all of pay car, slightly. Xo details of the accident have been received at the railroad headquarters in this city . ... A SERIES OF FAILURES. Private Hunk In Jfcnniylvanlu Falls und i��iul>arrn«Kos JJuslucs* Klrmi*. vHollulaysburg, Pa., Sept. IS.—The private- banking house of Gardner, Morrow &" Co., tlie oldest in central Pennsylvania, closed its doors Friday morning. An assignment w;is inadfl to. Mr. Joint Civu for the benefit of creditors. The cause of the failure was given as the general business depression aad inability to make "collections. ' The closing of the banking; house of Gardner, .Morrow & Co. Friday morning precipitated three business failures, vi/..: Thomas H. Hackling', clothier; Henry L. Bunker, meat market, and Charfes F- Keed, grocer. The stores of these merchants were closed on executions in the sheriff's hands. The First national bank is tie pieferred creditor. The firm of Gardner, Morrow & Co. was reputed to be one of the strongest banking- institutions 'in this part of th state. It had many depositors, and ,thi news of the closing has plunged this community into, the utmost constcrna t.ion and. distress. The bank was incorporated, and th< three partners are the estate of ex- Judge Jaraes.Gardiner, Col. Vfilliar Jack and-Anthony S v Morrow, an ex- proihonatary of this county. It rated at $300,000. The bank first began business in 1S30. 'when it was a, brancli of the Farmers* national bank of Lancaster. • . • ". No preferences were made in the ns signment, and the friends of the bankers arc -confident that the depositors wijl be paid dollar for dollar. ' . A Canadian Criticism* Toronto, Out., Sept. IS,—The Globe, referring to the,arrest of the employes of the Detroit postal service for rol>- bing the mails passing between Canaxln and the United' States, charged the United States officials with gn»t want of activity and sagacity in permitting thefts at that point to go on uninterrupted for the past 32 months, and pays'fliat under the circumstances the Dominion government should -.-all the attention of ' the Washington authorities to-what looks like a case of culpable neglect. (24ve tne spitniftti WMf snip cne anp* • Kingston, 'Jamaica, Sept. IS.—The WITHIN OUR BORDERS. News Briefly Told from Varioa* Towns in Indiana. Wanted In Indiaimpolls. Chicago. Sept, IS,—John McDermott, alias"Confidence Johnnie," alias George Webster, alias Arthur LocJiwood, is locked up at the central police station. The gentleman with the many aliases was arrested Wednesday night by Detectives Plunkett and Burke, of the cen tral .station. He made a ilesperatt, fight and only submitted when Detec- tivePlunkettplaced his revolver against his head and threatened to shoot. A loaded revolver was found concealed under the prisoner's vesr. His companion at the time of the arrest escaped during the struggle. \Vhen "shown Up" Thursday night at the central Webster was recognized by Detective Andy Rowan as an old-time criminal, who was wanted in Indianapolis. The Indianapolis authorities were notified and it was learned that Webster was wanted there on 40 different charges of burglary. He is said to have been the Je.i-der of the gang that ba» been terrorizing Indianapolis during the last two months. The Indianapolis authorities wired Capt. Elliott to hold him. Death of Joseph mil. Muneie, Ind.. Sept. ]S.—Joseph HU1, ngec! 77. died Thursday from a stroke of paralysis Wednesday niglil. The rlenth caused great surprise, as Mr. Hill had been at his post of duty all of 'Wednesday. He was born in Pennsylvania and c,ame to Indiana in 1S50, settling in Huntington. but soon located at- Muncie, where he had since resided and was always highly regarded. He was a great genius, operating a novelty repair shop, and was never called to open any burglar-proof safe but what he did it. His children are George Hill, of Dayton; Joseph Hill, Denver: Henry Hill. Indianapolis; >frs. Edward Srrumm, of Chicago, and Miss Etla Hill, Jluncie. "Wyoming that Shoshone Indians were hunting, at Jackson's Hole and trouble i.-.. ! £flrt result; the Indian bureau has di- jv'at •:'&', the, Indian .police to return these h,d;nns to'-their 'reservation, -using. ibr.ee if-'necessary: ; . -.-. . , .. . steamer Ardandhu, which was reported last week to have made'her escape frora Cardenas, where she was watched by a Spanish warship, has arrived here. It was reported that the Ardandhu bad a quantity of munitions of war on board, aiid rumor has it that she succeeded in landing her contraband ijargo,'together with the men in cb.irgo of it, upon the shores of Cuba. This, however, the captain denies. Wale» In All Klffht. London, Sept. 18.—The rumor which gained circulation . Thursday night that the prince of Wales had been in jured while shooting at Tulcham lodge Elginshire, in the Highlands of Scot land, where he is the guest of Mr. Sos soon, the financier, proves, upon inves tigntion, to have been unfounded Nothing has occurred to the prince dur ing- his stay at Tulchnm Lodge to justify any such rnmor, Carllnle'H Counln Married. Lexington, Ky., Sept. 18.—Secretary Carlisle's cousin, Miss Ancie G. Carlisle, well-known in \Yashington society, was married here Thursday night to George P. Cbinn, son of the widely-known, turfican and politician Col. Jack Chicn. They left immediately-after the ceremony for Washington The bride is the daughter of J. D. Carlisle, of Chattanooga, Tenn. ; Seek Converts to Mormon ism, Jcffersonville, Ind., Sept. IS.—A band of seven Mormon elders passed through this vicinity Thursday morning bound for Taswell, CraA-ford county, where they will act as missionaries for th« Mormon church. Taswell will be the base of operations, although they will hold meetings rlfrough n!3 of the southern Indiana counties. In former years Taswell was a fruitful field for Mormon missionary work, and many converts were made. The Mormon missionaries swarmed to that county, and.dozens of .young people, both men and women,, left ostensibly for the west. Eat they went to Utah and were soon lost sight of..' • ^. .' Indiana. SKkoon M«n. Indianapolis, Ind., Sept. JS.~The Indiana State Liquor league held its annual meeting here with SO delegates, representing as many subordinate organizations, in attendance. The league- determined to oppose the candidacy for office of all men, regardless of party, who are not in sympathy with their business. The Nicholson law was denounced and the people were called upon to assist iu getting it off the statute books; George Teppe, of Andersen, was chosen president of the league, and •T. H. Bruner and J. J. Cullen, both of this city, treasurer and secretary, respectively. Bopei tl»« Ciar Will He" Affected. London, Sept. 18.— Mr. Gladstone has written n letter in which he expresses hope that the memorial upon the Turkish question which it is prqposed to present to the czar will awaken the mind and heart of that monarch to a realization of\tbe fearful mischief which tha policy of his recently deceased foreign inir.ister (Prince Lobanoff) has done'so much to promote. Relation! Are Strained. Borne, Sept. IS. — The semi-officiai newspaper Italia asserts that the communications .iwhich have passed be- ween the powers upon, the situation in 'urkey : sho w that their relations -ore trained to the point, o'f. rupture, and' hat' a cabinet council has been summoned 'to discuss' the-positlon: . Indian* Veteran* Close Reunion. La Porte, Ind., Sept. 18.—The Seventy-third Indiana regiment, which was organized at South Bend, August 16, 1SG2, and commanded by the late Col. Gilbert Hathaway, of this city, closed E successful reunion atVfestville Thursday. The following officers were elected: President, Sidney Beatty, of Michigan City; vice president, C. W. Whccl- r, of Crown Point; secretary, E. 31. Barnhill, of Ph'mouth. The next reunion will be held at Michigan City. A' rmblic reception was Thursday evening tendered the veterans. The attendance was large. Prohibitionist* Matt Petition, Indianapolis, Ind., Sept. 18.—The national prohibition state committee met nt the Hotel English. There were eight members of the committee present, and the conference h'ad been called to kxak over tho state of the organization in Indiana and prepare for getting the ticket upon the ballot sheet. This branch, being a split from the regular convention at Pittsburgh, it goes under n new name and has to present its ticket by petition, signed by atleast 300 voters. The petitions have just been put in circulation. Political Uayi at a Fair. Ligonier, Ind., Sept. IS.—September 30 and October 1 and 2 have been denominated political days by the man- egoTncnt of the Xoble County Fair association. -September SO will be republican day and October 2 democratic day. A free-silver republican and a gold- standard democrat will discuss the is- . sues October 1. Coleurftt* Their tiolden %To<ldln(. Valparaiso, Tnd,. Sept. IS.—Mr. and rs. Georjre W. Allen observed their golrlen wedding anniversary Thursday nt their home in Bebron, Both are naives of Pennsylvania and settled in. this county'in :S«. Their ages arc 80 and 7S respectively, and they are.the jnrents of nine children, nil living-. Slleibyville, Inu.,^Hcpt, IS. — .Leo schweitzftr and Enmia Tapp, aged ro- pectivelj r -30 and 17 years, eloped from Crnwfordsrille nn<3 were married here Thursday'morning. Their parents are rominent in Crawfordsvilly.

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