Logansport Pharos-Tribune from Logansport, Indiana on May 4, 1890 · Page 1
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HE SUNDAY JOURNAL VOL. XV. LOGANSPORT, INDIANA. SUNDAY MOR.VttfO. MAY 4, 1890. ON DISPLAY Love lace and Black sjlk Shoulder Capes. Entire new designs ia Black silk Drapery Nets. Rich BJack silk Grendines, plain iron frase as well as fancy patterns. Priestley siik warp Crysialettes and Brilliantines. Rich Vandyke laces and Z/mave Passamentries. Ostrich feather and Black or White lace Fans. Fallrner Cloggs, Ladies Parasols and Gents best .<iik (Juibreihis. New French Zepbyr Ginghams, all at remarkable low cost at WILER & WISE. BIO Fourth St. The New Common Sense LADIES FINE SHOES, We would like to have you try them on. If you want a real easy, real fine article WALKER & RAUCH, ™BB.. ENTER, The Hatter, QUfALY'S OLD STAND, Two Doors S«uth of Our Old Room. NO. 106 SENATOR BECK Kentucky's Able, Honored ami Beloved Representative Falls Dead, in the Baltimore and Potomac ]>cpot Made Historic by the Assassination of President Garfield. Heart J>isease the Cause of His Sudden Death. By Telegraph to the Journal. WASHINGTON, D. C., May 3.— Senator Back of Kentucky, dropped dead at the Baltimore & Potomac railroad station a few moments after 4 o'clock this afternoon. He spent yesterday in New York and had just arrived on the 4 o'clock train from that city. He alighted from the train and -while passing into the station fell and immediately expired. The news of his death was telephoned to the Senate and upon its announcement the Senate at once adjourned. The remains now lie at the station awaiting the arrival of friends who have been notified. The remains of Senator Beck are at the residence of Congressman Breokenridge. No arrangements have yet been made for the funeral. It is expected, howeyer, to occur in the Senate Chamber on Tuesday next. Senator Beck was born in Scotland iu February 13, 1822; and coming to this country as a youth, graduated in law at Transylvania University, Lexington, Ky., in 1846. He remained a member of the House of Representatives for eight yerrs when he was elected to the Senate. He took his seat in the Senate March 5, 1877, and he was twice re-elected. In the Senate Mr. Beck was for many years a member of the committee on appropriations and the comuiitte on finance and he. WHS admitted the best informed Democrat in the Senate on the tariff question and always a leader in the debates on silver. Mr. Beck's death was not unexpected by those who knew him in the Senate, although he and his friends had assured every one of late! that he was growing: better. The illness which ended fatally to-day began a little less than two years ago, when he was threatened with heart trouble. All about the Capitol were heard the most gineers and tamest expressions of regret this afternoon. Mr. Beck was extremely popular with the members of the Senate, and its employes and officers alike. He had many warm friends on the. Republican bide of the chamber and no enemies. A Remarkable Wreck. By Telegraph to the Journal. WEST NBWTOIT, Pa., May 3.—A remarkable wreck occurred at Coult- ersville on the Baltimore & Ohio railroad this afternoon. The West Newton accommodation had just pulled out from the station and had not gotten under full headway, when a car of au east-bound freight broke down throwing a nine fuot pulley wheel on the west-bound track in front of the passenger train. Engineer Jim Collins jumped, receiving several bad, but not serious cuts. The fireman was thrown through the engineer's window, escaping without serious injury. There were more than The usual number of passengers ou the train, some of whom jumped, all remarkably escaped with but slight injuries. The passenger engine was crushed out of resemblance of an engine. The coaches w,ere also mashed up badly. Six freight cars are a total wreck. (Severe S «irm. By Telegraph to the Journal. ST. PAUL, Minn., May 8.—Severe sand storms raged in the Northwest to-day which caused much damage to the newly planted crops. The severest storms were at Mooreheari and Ada. Minn. Forman, N. D and Bristol, 8. D. Unless rain comes coon the crops will be badlv damaged WBBSTBB, S. D. May 3.—A terrific wind storm raires here To-night ami is uncovering the seen in the wheat fields which are as dry as an ash heap. Rain is barlly needed. The situation IB critical. Another Oil Well at TVn-e Mnut.-. By Teleerapl) to the Journal. TKBRB HATJTB, May 3.--A third oil well was obtained at noon to-day, located within a block of the center of the eity. The capacity is not yet known. Great excitement prevails. The oil rock was reached at lew depth than, at any other well drilled in this field. BASE By Telegraph to tlio Journal. NATIONAL 1,KAGHJK. At Brooklyn—Brooklyn, 7; New York, 3. Hits, Brooklyn, 1); New York, 8. Brooklyn 3: New York, 7. Batteries Caruthers and Clark: AVelch and Murphy. Umpires, MoDsrmott and Powers. At Philadelphia—Boston, 0- Philadelphia, o. Hits, Boston, 8; Philadelphia, 8. Errors, Boston, 2; Philadelphia, 1. Batteries Getrein and Bennett; OHeason and Clements. Umpire Lynch. At Cleveland (ten innings game •ailed darkness).—Cleveland, 3; Pittsburg, 3. Hits, Cleveland, 6; Pittsburg. 5 Errors, Cleveland, 1; Pittsburg, 2. Batteries, Beatin and Zimmer; Sowders and Wilson. Umpire, McQuaide. At Chicago — Chicago-Cincinnati game postponed;Tain. P.LAYKRS LEAGUE. At Brooklyn—Brooklyn, 4; New York, 13. Hits—Brooklyn, 9; New xork, 17. Errors—Brooklyn, 5; New York, 5. Batteries — Weyhing and Daily; Oday and Bwing. Umpires— Barnes and Oratfney. .. At Philadelphia—twelve innings— Philadelphia, 8; Boston, 6. Hits— Phildelapbia, 11; Boston, 8. Errors —Philadelphia, 5; Boston, 8. Batteries—Knell and Hall man; Kilroy and Sweet and Kellv. Umpires—Ferguson and Holbert. At Pittsburjj—Pittsburg, C; Buffalo, 2. Hits—Pittsburg. !); Buffalo, 7. Errors—Pittsburg, 2: Buffalo, 3. Batteries—(ralvin and Carroll; Haddock and Maek. Umpires, Matthews and Gunning. At Chicago—Chicago - Cleveland game postponed; rain. AMERICAN ASSOCIATION. At Syracuse—Syracuse, 4; Brooklyn 5. Hits—S>rac.use, 8; Brooklyn, 8. Errors—Syracuse,' 2; Brooklyn, 8 Batteries—Keefe and Deal>; Toole and Bowes Umpire, Barnum. At Rochester—Rochester, 12; Athletics, 2. Hits—Rochester. 11; Athletics, 5. Batteries—Caliban and MeKeougb;Esper and Ganzell. Umpire Emslie. lit Toledo—Toledo, 8; Columbus, 4. Hits—Toledo, 10; Columbus, 10. Errors, Toledo, 1; Columbus, 3. Batter ies—Sprague and Abbott and Rodgers; Baston and Bligh. Umpire— Odea. . At St. Louis—St. Louis, 9; Louisville 6. Hits—St. .Louis, 14: Louisville, 12. Errors—St. Louis, g; Louisville, 4. Batteries—Chamberlain, Whittroek and Barle; Sfratton aud llyan. Umpire—O'Brien. NEW YORK, May 3.—Th~e attendance at the ball games to-day was as follows: Philadelphia—National League, 4,542; Players League, 8,152. Brooklyn—National League, 3,774; Players League, 2,439 Plttgburg, Players League. 3,822. Cleveland, National League, 1,500. Totals: National League, S),810; Players, 14,413. A l>ustur<t~B 1> ed. By Telegraph to the Journal. WATBRBURY, Conn., May 3.— Arthur Jackson, colored, of Bristol, while drui-k last night at twelve o'clock went to the Bristol house where his wife is a waitress and de manded that she go home. She got up and dressed t6 avoid a scene and went home. First he made her hold a light, -while he killed his dog with an axe, then with a razor he began operations on the woman. He cut her throat horribly so she cannot live, Many veins and arteries are severed besides cutting off several of her tiuirers. But for the arrival of a neighbor, Jack Fish, who found the man lucking the dying woman, he would probably have cut her in pieces Jackson had saturated the room with kerosene oil and was evidently intending to burn The house. Jealousy is said to be the cause. Jackson was arrested at Plainvillfi 7 to-day while eating dinner. Heaud his wife have_ been married four years and have'one ohidl. He never has provided for his wife since their marriage, she being obliged to « ork to procure the necessaries of life for her family. A TOLL Burned liy a Party of Citizens Tired <rf raying; Toll. By Telegraph to the Journal. CHICAGO, May 3.—A mob of angry citizens gathered around the toll house at. the soutlnrn terminus of Snell toll rond «r. midnight last night, and. af'er removing H. part of the 'l keeper's honseholdings. burned the building. As soon ax the building was well on fire the mob dispersed, and when the fire department arrived there was not a soul in sight save the toll keeper, Fred Smith, and his wife, with one or two of their friends. The men who uinde up the mob made no efforts to conceal their identity, and both Smith and his wife recognized many of them as residents of tl>e vicinity. This road i» inside the city limits Lititration has long been pending for the abolishment of tolls upoti it, and those who tnivel over it have evidently tired of waitintr. A Freight <*ienmcr Bitrneil. By Telegraph to the Journal. RBKDVILLK. Va.. May 3.—The steadier Ida Augusta, with freight from Baltimore, owned by T. R. LewH. w»s burned at her wharf here this'moruiuif. She arrived from Baltimore at 2 o'clock this morning-. WASHINGTON NEWS. The Senate Committee on Commerce Eeport A liill to Extend American Shipbuilding and Mails. The House Passes the Consular Appropriation Hill. The National Election T^aw Reported From the Committee. By Telegraph to the Journal. SEXATK. WASHINGTON, D. C., May 3.—The Senate devoted to-day to measures of the Calender. Mr. Frve from the committee on commerce reported a bill to place the American merchant mariue, engaged in foreign trade on an equality with that of other nations aud a bill to provide for oceun mail service between the United States aud foreign states and to promote commerce, Mr. Jb'rye explained the bills at length. (Thev were covered fully in the dispatches of the United Press yesterday). •' Mr. Vest—I desiru to say, as a member of tne committee on commerce, that 1 dissent entirely from the report of the majority of the committee in favor of these two measures. Mr. Coke also expressed dissent. The resolution offered yesterday by Mr. Mitchell, calling on the Secreta ry of the Treasury for information as to the export and import of gold and silver during the calendar year 1889, was taken up, discussed and agreed to the Senate bill for the relief of Nathaniel McKay and of the executors of Donald McKay refer ring to the court of claims Their claim for further compensation for the construction of the iron-clad monitors, Squaudo and Nanset, aud the sidewhael steamer Ashuelot, was taken up and passed. The bill was explained and advocated by Mr. Higgius and was opposed by Mr. McPherson, who intimated that favor was shown to Nathaniel McKay, because of his services to the Republican party in the last Presidential campaign. The Senate proceeded to the consideration of bill* on the calendar aucT~"pasbed, among others, the following: Senate bill to authorize the building of a bridge at Pine Bluff, Ark , acruss the Arkansas river. Senate bill to establish additional life saving stations On the coast of Oregon, one ut the mouth of the Kogue river aud at Port Orford. House bill graining right of way to the Little Falls, Mille Lac and Lake Superior railroad across the Mille Lacs Indian reservation. Senate bills for public building at Lima, Ohio, §60,000, u,nd Canton, O., $75,000. At a quarter past tour Mr. Harris interrupted the proceedings aud asked that a dispatch which lie had just received should be read to th« Senaie. The presiding officer read in a voice betraying deep emotion a brief dispatch announcing that Senator Beck had just dropped deadin the Baltimore & Potomac Railway station. In view of that saJ fact said Mr. Harris—I move that the Senate now adjourn. The motion was agreed to, aud Senators and officials gathered around Mr. Harris, expressing to each other their sincere sorrow at the sudden death of a man so much loved and respected. Mr Ingalls instructed the assistant Sergeant-at-arms Mr. Heed to proceed at once to the station, ascertain the facts, make a proper arrangements, and have the Senate Hag placed at half mast. HOUSE. WASAIWGTOST, D. C. May 3.—The House to-day passed the diplomatic and consular appropriation bill. Mr. Hopkins, (Illinois), called up his motion to table th? motion to reconsider the vote b.v which the House yesterday refused to order the. copyright bill to engrossment and third reading. The speaker ruled that the motion could not. be called up until another day had been assigned tor consideration of business from the committee on Judiciary. The House then went into committee of the .whole (Mr. Peters, of Kansas, iu the chair) on the diplomatic and consular apuropriation bill Mr. McCreary, of Kentucky, made an argument in favor of reciprocity with the South American republics. In closing his speech, he said that in spite of blunders and mistakes, he believed that the international conference would be recorded in history as a success. It would be remembered as the first step in the social und commercial union among the American republics. [Applause.] Mr. McAdoo (New Jersey), contended that, the diplomatic nystem WUF useless and vicious. It should be discontinued, and in its stead the government should have a good and reformed consular system. The committee then rose and the bill wa- passe.1. The House passed the joint reso lution appropriating $1.000000 to improve the Mississippi river from the head of the passes to the mouth of the Ohio. Conference reports on bills for buildings at Ashland, Wis. $100,000, and Cedar Rapids, Iowa, $150,000 were agreed to. At 4:80 p. m. the House adjourned. BriBCTIOJT VIEWS. WASHINGTOJC, D. C., May, 3.—Mr. BleComas. of Maryland, to-day submitted to the House the views of the majority of the House Committee on the election of President. Vice President and Representatives in Congress on his bill to regulate in part the time and rnauuer of holding elections of Representatives iu Congress of which the committee authorized a favorable report some weeks ago. The majority of the committee b.-lieve in the light of recent history that the power conferred by the constitution of Congress to make or alter such regulations should now be exerted to restrain abuses in the redistrieting of the states to secure lirsc a stable and equal representation of the people in Congress, and then to prevent intimidation or bribery at elections for Repaenta- tives iu Congress. As the country grows, more anx-' ions to secure fair elections, congress is justly urged to pass national election laws to guarantee fair voting, counting and return of the election of Congress. In Slates hostile to the exercise of the suffrage by colored citizens the enforcement of such laws is difficult indeed. The subject of a national election law is involved in the Negro problem. This anTi-gerrymanderlng bill may be effective in the white States where powerful minority of white voters are to-day .suppressed by shameful gerrymandering. It will check reckless gerrymandering in the black belt and make it easier for Represe-i-atives elected there to obtain certification of election. A KKJIITKOl'S JVOKK. He Utters a Sentiment Tliat Merit* XiOBd. Applause. By Telegraph to the Journal. NEW YORK. May 3.—Frank Buch hit August Schlansky, the elder janitor of the house at No. 8 Elizabeth street, on the head with a board on January 7. Schlansky died. Buch and lourother Italians were indicted for murder in the first degree, but it was found that Schlansky had died of heart disease, accelerated by the excitement of the fight, and yesterday Judge Marline accepted the plea of manslaughter. ''Homicide," said he "has come to be about the safest crime for a man to commit. If he wounds his enemy or steals his property, he is reasonably sure of receiving severe'-'ptinishment; but if he kills him he can feel quite confident that some lawyer, some corporation or some individual full of maudlin sentimentality will Take all possible care that if any human agency can avert such a fate he does not die by the hand of the law. For the slaynr there is any amount of sympathy; for th« s'ain there is none. I do not share in this misdirected sentiment. My sympathy is with tbe dead, and I am of the opinion that every man who takes the life of another with deliberation and premeditation should pay tne forfeit of his life." Killed by a ITallios Statne. By Telegraph to the_ Journal. PITTSBUIIG, Pa. May 3.—This afternoon while workmen were hoist- ing-'thc statue of "Justice," weighing four tons, to the fifth story of the new Government Building on Fourth Avenue, the derrick broke, letting the statue fall to the ground. Thomas Carry, a laborer, was struck by the falling derrick and instantly killed A large ornamental' stone was also broken and the sidewali damaged. The Btatue, however, is uninjured by its fall of five stories. The derrick was partly rotten when the break occurred. Bj Telegraph lo the Journal. SPOKANE FALLS, \Vasn., May 3.—A rapid rise in the Couer D Alene Lake, the. Spokane river and tributaries has been caused by the melting of snow in the mountains. In the lowlands many families have been compelled to move out. In this city there is not a drop of water in the mains, the high water having washed the mains which were laid at the bottom of tbe river. The Mayor has notified property owners advising; them to employ watchmen to guard their property. A Mystor ou8 Case. ' By Telegraph to the Journal. ATLANTA. Ga., May 3.—Two day a ago a man registered at Folsom'n restaurant as J. M. Howard, of St. Louis. To-day another man came and registered as B. M. J. Goldman. The two went to a room. In a few minutes two pistol shots were heard. Howard was found wounded in tbe bowels and shoulders. GoldmaB had fled. The wounded man refuses to talk except to say that bis real name is E. S. Skinner. He may die. Federation Sought. By Telegraph to the Journal. LKAVBNWOBTA Kansas, May a— Delegates from the Farmers Alliance met delegates from the Knight* of Labor, the Carpenters und Joinere, the Cigar Makers and the Typographical Union in joint convention here to-day. The aim the couveB- tion was to perfect a combination. Committees were appointed, and a permanent organization was agreed upon.

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