Logansport Pharos-Tribune from Logansport, Indiana on October 4, 1892 · Page 1
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tmrnal VOL. XYII. LOGANSPORT, DTOUNA. TUESDAY MORNING. OCT. 4. KS92 M, 138. AGAIN WE ABE AT THE THRESHOLD OF A NE Our preparations for a complete assortment of Ladies, Misses and Cnildrens' Cloaks and Fur garments have been made on 'thp grandest scale. We are now ready with our entire new stock to give you all this A Grand Exhibition of Cloaks and Furs * at prices that will astonish you. At the HIVE. WILER & WISE. 315 Fourth Street. THE PROGRESS Manhattan Shirts, MILLER 6c GttROTY, HflTS. The Progress, The Progress. PRESENTS FOR THE BOYS. TAILOR MADE . CLOTHING. THE PROGRESS. | THE PROGRESS. Fnraltnre and Stable Burned. MAJSIOX, Ind., Oct 3.—Fire in a row of frame buildings at Fairmount, 15 miles south of here, Saturday afternoon destroyed the - furniture store ol E. G. Kaber-and. the. livery stable of H. W. Winslow. -Scott's opera house was gutted and'a jiumber-of other buildings injured.. Eight.horses were burned In the livery stable. /The .entire loss is estimated at-n'ear:515,000. I.arfre Conributtlons by Pennies. LASSXSG, Mich., ' Oct &.— Sup«rin- tendent of Public Instruction Fitch has issued a statement 'to the effect that the pupils of the public schools of the state have made penny. 'contributions amounting to SS,9SS-69- to.; the fund for Michigan's world's, fair: educational exhibit, Every county inithe 'state save four have made contributions. STRICTLY ONE PRICE. The Progress lotlig Co, Sot Murdered. PEBTH, Ont, Oct. S.— IB. the case of George Mitchell, the hardware merchant of St Louis, whose body was found in a ditch near the station here, the coroner's jury found chat he had fallen from a train into the -water and •was drowned. — •"feed to x>eatli Dy a Horse. VALPABAISO, Ind., ' Oct. S.— Berxvyn, the 3-year-old son of Howard Fishburn, of Boone Grove, was kicked by a horse Friday, receiving injuries which will prove fatal The Monetary Conference. WASHIXGTOX, Oct 3.—The international money conference will be held at Brussels November 22 next, with seventeen powers represented besides the United States. rhrce Person* Burnett tcrDe«t&- BEBLTS, Oct. i—Three persons per- ishod in a fire which destroye.d thirteen dwellings at Tauer.near Steinau. A MOB IN MEXICO. Driven Desperate by Hunger Starving Men Attack the Troops. DEATH IN A PRAIRIE FIRE. They Succeed in Capturing a Storehouse and Help Themselves to the Grain Therein—One Man Killed. FOUGHT FOR FOOD. SAX ASTOXIO, Tex., Oct. 3.—Homer Finlay, formerly a well-known citizen of San Antonio, but who for the past six years lias been engaged in the mercantile business in the city of Morlia, Mexico, arrived here Sunday and gave a vivid account of the famine riot which occurred in that city last Sunday, and of which but very brief mention was made in the City of Mexico newspapers. He says that it was one of the most exciting and pitiable^ scenes ever witnessed in the republic, and that another serious outbreak of the same kind is threatened at any time. Thousands Starving. Morila is the capital state of -Mieh- oacan and the residence of the archbishop of the diocese. It is one of the most beautiful cities in southern Mexico, but notwithstanding- all of its attractions its several thousand poor people are on the verge of starvation, owing- to the total failure of the crops for the last four seasons and a scarcity of all food supplies. Mr. Finlay said: Speculators to Klame. "VThcn tlic famine was threatened several months ago several of the wealthy merchants of Morlia contracted for large Quantities or corn in the TJnUeii States, the total shipments amounting to 75,000 bustels, v.-hicli is enough to have supplied the suffering people. These speculators, however, put up the prices and extorted what little money the poor people had in a short time. For the pass two months the suffering among the poor has been intense and many deaths have occurred. The streets became thronged with Beggars and the hungry men, women and children aadc a heartrending appeal for help. Tlio Mob Organizes. "This was kept up until last Sunday, when the starving horde organized themselves into a mob and driven by desperation began'a concerted attack upon the food stores of the city. There were fully 8,000 people in , the mob, and the police were utterly powerless to stop its progress. One maiceria, or feet! store, was entered and but little corn was found. The frenzy of tie mob increased. The two regiments of Tcderal cavalry, and one of infantry stationed at Morlia were called out to quell the riot, but their appearance, only added to tho desperation of. the "Starving people. The commander planted the.soldiers in front at thanjoti, but they fought "their tvay through. Several persons were injured. One Man Killed. "Gen. Mercade, 'the governor of the state, by this time had made his appearance and came near falling a victim to tho vengeance of the mob, who claimed that he should have taken steps to relievo their suffertog. The; soldiers opened nre upon the people aria onq man was killed and several wounded.... Acting on command of its leader the mob started for the graHnarles of Joseph Martinez, in which 5.,000 bushels of corn were stored. They broke 1 down the doors and supplied themselves with all they could carry away. As soon as their temporary wants had boon supplied the mob quietly dispersed." Tlireo Cowboys Fatally Burned and Thousand Head of Cattle Perish. BOISE Cm-, Idaho, Oct. S.—In the great prairie fire that raged last week in the Bear River valley more than 1,010 head of fat cattle were burned to death, nine horses anc four cabins burned and three, herdsmen fatally injured. The cattle were feeding- in a small valley on Tuesday last. A strong- wind suddenly blew a sea of fire down upon them. Before the cowboys could turn the maddened animals the herd was surrounded by flames. The cattle huddled in the middle of a clearing about a mile square and despite the efforts of the cowboys they again stampeded. Many of them dashed into the flames, where thev perished in horrible agony. To save their lives the cowboys attempted to force their horses through a narrow belt of blazing timber. Before they had gone 10 feet the animals had inhaled flames and dropped to the earth, their riders being compelled to run back to their starting place. After raging furiously for nine hours the wind drove the Humes onward and friends from neighboring ranges came to the rescue of the. cowboys. Three of them are so badly burned that they will die. CAUGHT AT LAST. I.Ciidpr of IVim.sylviinisi's Kami of Oatlawo Killed by :i Slic-irr. UNIOXTOIYX, Pa., Oet. 3.—Frank Cooley, the leader of the famous Cooley outlaw band, was shot and killed Sunday at his father's home by a posse under Sheriff JMcCormick, of Fayette county. Cooley had been in the habit of spending his Sundays at the old homestead, and Sheriff McCormick, learning of this, quietly had the place surrounded Saturday night. Frank Cooley and his pal .Ramsey arrived during the night, and^.'Sunday the attempt, was made to capture them. The outlaws tried to escape the posse and fired, killing Cooley instantly. Ramsey, however, succeeded in getting away. There is great rejoicing in Fayette county over Cooley's death, and it is believed that the band will now be broken up. FOUR BODIES RECOVERED. .Remains of tho Eatomljccl Men Taken from tho >"orrlo Jllne. ASHLAND, YVis., Oct. 3.—Up to 7:30 o'clock Saturday evening the bodies of four of the imprisoned miners in the A T or.rie mine were found. Two more r arc-.-in sight Those recovered are M. Downs, John Hermanson, Matt Mattson and one so badly mutilated he cannot be. identified. All bodies were terribly mutilated. Decomposition had set in. The men are unable to get out the bodies that are in sight owing to broken timbers which are on top of them. The remains of the unfortunate miners were buried on Sunday. STATE NEWS. Towns in Indiana Furnish Many Interesting Bits of Information. Two Xeffroes c u t to Pieces. JEFFEKSO>-\-ILI,K, Ind., Oct. :;.—John Johnson and James Turner were unmercifully cut Saturday afternoon by razors in the hands . of Os» Chambers and James Wilson. The layout was composed of the toughest negro element iu the city, and the difficulty which led to the. fatal wounding of t*vo of their number was precipitated over a game of craps played at a point north of the city and known as "Hedge Fence." On being' examined by a physician it was discovered that Johnson had been stabbed, cut and slashed thirty-two times. Ho cannot recover and his death is looked for. Willsoo. received almost an equal number of wounds. His nose and right ear were cut off, causing- that portion of his physiognomy to present a horrible appearance. He . s dying and it is unlikely that ho will survive the nijrht. The would-be murderers made their escape, since which time their whereabouts are unknown. The negro element are much agitated over the affair. A large posse of that class are out scouring the country in he hope of running them- down. ' U ::night it is said that a lynching is not mprobable. The I>eprmw I'-ootfoull ije:i:ion. GISEEXCASTLK, Ind., Oct. 3.—The loot- lall season ac Depattw opened with a im. There are now two good teams vorkiug hard. More interest is being howii in the game than ever before, nd the hot, weather does not intoi'fero rith the team practice. The schedule f games is as follows: October 15. Depatiw vs. Hose-PolyU:clii:ic, at Tc.-rc Haute; October 21, Depauw vs. A;:n Arbor, at Indianapolis; October 2D, DCIIMVW vs. Indiana university, at Green Casilc: Nov«ml>ei 5, Depauw vs. \Vabash, ut Green. C:v:iUe; November 12, Depauw vs. Butler, at Jiiufi;r.a.ix>lis; November IS, Depauw vs. University ol Illinois, at Champaign. Dl.: Tnantsglvlct:, Depauw vs. Purdue, at Indianapolis, Besides the games already arranged for, other games will be played with eastern and southern teams. The manager, F. 0. Rittor, is now making arrangements for the southern trip during the Christmas holiday, wheu' the leading college and athletic clul teams of the south will be met. FRUIT DAMAGED BY FROST.: Tho Late Cold Snap Caused Great Loss to Michigan Farmers- DETBOIT, Mich., Oct. 3. —Immense damage has been done to the fruit and vegetable crops throughout the state by the severe cold snap of the past few days. Market gardeners complain that frost has nipped all their winter stocks and left great quantities of damaged garden stuff on their hands, which will be a complete loss. Late peaches, pears and plums are also badly frostbitten and will entail a loss of thousands of dollars in the fruit belt of the state. The Baseball Battle. The following table showj; the number of games won and lost by the clubs of the National baseball league: . ..- rer Won. Lasi. cent. NATIONAL I-EAGCE. Cleveland 47 Boston.. 40 Pittsburgh '.33 uroekljrn S7 Philadelphia 35 New YorK 31 Cincinnati 32 Chicago Si Louisville 28 Baltimore.. M. St. Louis •& Washinzton .22 30 31 31 -33 34 37 3S- 43 a .615 ,557 .552 530 .'523 .Ml .337 .358 .333' (•-... . - Au Extra Session. "•Mti.WA.UEEE, Oct. 3.— Another special session of the legislature to enact a new legislative apportionment to take the place of the gerrymander law No. 2, which was overthrown by the supreme court Saturday, will be held Tuesday, October 11. This was settled at a conference of democratic leaders held here Sunday, and as soon as the supreme court formally hands down its decision a call for the special session will be issued by Gov. Peck. Ex-Chancellor Williamson Paralyzed. ELIZABETH, N. J-, Oct. 3— Ex-Chancellor Benjamin Williamson, a son of Isaac H. .Williamson, federalist governor of New Jersey from 1817 to 1623, .was, stricken, with paralysis Sunday. ' He was unconscious during the night and Ms-recovery is not looked for on : accp.unt : of his advanced years. He has 'long, been recognized as the leading constitutional lawyer in the state. To Tcist Apportionment Litws. CKAWFOKDSVILLE, Ind., Oct. 1. — Republicans have begun suit in this county to test the legality of the apportionment aets of 1SS5- and 1S01 passed by democratic legislatures. The case was brought in the court here Saturday and John S. Brow, a well-known politician, appears as plaintiff. If the republican, scheme succeeds and the apportionment laws are held •_ to be- illegal, the act of 1S79 would, be in force. This gives to this county a representative and senator instead of a representative, joint representative and joint senator as provided by more recent legislation. Killed HI* Counlc. TEBBE HAUTE, Ind., Oct. 8.—Floyd, "the 3-year-old son of Martin Swalls, ol Lost Creek township, was killed by th« discharge of a. shotgun in the hands of his cousin, Frank Palmer, a boy 1< years of age. Palmer was handling the gun. His fingers slipped on one oi the hammers and the gun was dis» charged, shooting his little cousin, who had followed him into the room, Th« ; shot struck the child in the neck. It also nearly tore off his right hand, which was up to his face when the gnu went off. The Palmer boy insists that he did not know that his cousin had come into the room. Slain at tbe.XJhnrcli Door..;-,-, RSOBD'S CHAPEL, Ark., Oct a-^Eev. .Newman Sheffield- was shot-aniin- stantly killed Sunday morning by. his brother-in-law. Pink Allen, Sheffield was a missionary- Baptist, .preacher and was at Baifd's 'Chapel to stand- trial for connection with some scandal. The trial board of the church, was assembling when the shooting- occurred. Sheffield was armed, but was shot down before he could draw his-pistbL Bad blood has existed between the men. for some time. ' •'"•'. A Man.,. Oct. 3.— Olive Odell, a well-known Winnipeg lady, daughter .of a prominent Canadian Pacific railway. official, was found dead in the kitchen of her parents' residence Sunday. The body lay in a pool of blocrd •with a bullet hole through fhe breast and a muzzle-loading gun lying near by. The circumstances mystify the police. Petroleum in a Blaze. HAVBB, Oct. 3.— Fourteen hundred barrels Of petroleum exploded in consequence of a fire at the Desmarais petroleum works Sunday night, causing a terrific; otttbarst Of flames. Eight men were severely injured. Loss, 400,000 francs. Weevil in the 'Wlieat. Get S. —Complaints havje been coming into Cincinnati-.of-the depredations of the weevil upon wheat They are from many points Ol Kentucky, frow southeastern Indiana and from the SSloto valley in Ohio. Eepqrts are that farmers In the last named place are rushing their wheat crop to market , Some carloads oi_.- wHeat shipped south from here heated~greatly. on the way. .' .' ' Was B&rimm's Great .Friend. BIDGEI'OET, -Conn., Oct. S.: — Georg-ei Wells, for a long time Barnum's. right-hand man, with whom he brought. Jenny Lind »nd Tom Thumb to this country, died Sunday, aged 70 year* ', nspiring Against Onr Treaty. .Y6EE, Oct. 3.—Germany- is said to be making strenuous efforts to have the government of San Domingo with- .draw its reciprocity treaty with this .country, and Italy and England .are ,'said to -be using their influence -in the -same "direction. Killed T>y an Eransvlllo Attorney. EVjixsviLLE, Ind., Oct, 3.—AtMiller'i clubhouse Charles Johnson, a young attorney and son of the wealthiest- man in this city, Saturday eight shot and killed Jacob App, an Air I/ine engineer. Johnson was drunk and at« tacked App with a cane ,and when the latter tried to defend himself Johnson poked a revolver to his breast and fired. The murderer made no attempt to escape, but expressed himself as glad of it App was about 33 years of age. Evanaville Races. EvAjfsvnuE, Ind-, Oct. 3.—Races on Satcrda-y resulted as -follovrs: 2:40 clans, pacing—Orphic Boy won, Wca) Liberty second, Belle Durland third; bcsttima 2:27 class, trotting—Vanity won, Hed Heart second, Disputant third; best time. 2:21. 3:00 class, trotting—Hlghwood won; Bowbcll* second, Xaboth tnird; best ttoe, 2:21 !£. 2:18 class, pacing—Mike won, Victoria seo' ond; oest time, 2:15. Eimoing, one mile dash—Sight Draft WOB, Whiuier second, Yazoo third; time, !:«?£. The J?n£llc Dent. Get S.— -The public debt statement issued on the 1st showed the total debt to be Sl"3,2*>7,7S2; cash in the "treasury, Sl91,b95,918; debt less cashin/the treasury, Sl,«L,39i,oTU. In^crease during August, 52,743,753. fire ille'i nig BLaz*. '' JACKSOSTTLLE, Fla., Oct a. — A 'Sunday night destroyed the "tvorks -of the Goulding- Fertilizer Cotn- psny .tmiles from Pensacola. The loss is estimated at 3160,000. Partially iu- Had a Lfg Cot Off, SEYMOUB, Ind., Oct 3.—Jesse Price, of this place, had a leg cut oS Sunday morning by a Pan-Handle freight train. He was taken to the hospital at Columbus, where he died. It is said he bled to death. Tho Prohibition Canvas*. HAMMOXD. Ind., Oct 3. —Prohibitionists of this city were addressed by Aaron Worth, candidate for governor Saturday evening in the opera house, the building being 1 filled. Both Fatally Injured. BTTTLEB, Ind., Oct 3.—AtChurubusco Sunday evening Georjfe Mahun and. Fred Melrit, while dri-ring across tho railroad, were struck by an engine and both fatally injured. ,

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