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THE LOGANSPORT PHAROS. 28D TEAK. MONDAY EVENING, MAY 23,1898. NO 172. r~~ "Your Store " Again to the iront -with all the novelties of the Spring Season. If you want the nobby, swell effects in Ladies' Furnishings, look to ns. "We have made oar business a success by always having the ; 'new things" as soon as they are sho\ n in the eastern markets. Special attention is called to our novel showing of Fans for Commencement Exercise, Sash and Sash Ribbons, Metal Girdles, Leather Belts, Neck Ribbons with Fringe Ends, Steel Buckles and Slides, Fancy Buckles, (ENAMEL, JEWELED AND GOLD) Scotch Cheviot and Madras Shirt Waists, Separate stocks, swell effects in Ladies Neckwear. Pattern Hafs==Redttced A number of Millinery Masterpieces, Exclusive Parisian Models, and many executed by our Madam Clarke, on sale at \ $3.48 for $7 Pattern Hats 3.98 for $8 and $10 Pattern Hats 4.98 for $10 and $12 Pattern Hats J NO FIGHT That Reported from Cape Hay tien Gets an Emphatic Denial at Washington. "tfO TBUTE IS THE STATEMENT Is the Way the Navy Department Ex presses Itself About the Matter. P Logan Milling Co's CFlours are the Purest and ''highest grade on the Mkt PATENT AND AUTOMATIC The "Domestic" Office. Now is the time to provide yourself with a good Sewing Machine at a very low price. My stock includes all the leading makes. My terms are easy, and there is no excuse for being out of a good sewing machine n the house. The old stand 529 Broadway, near 6th R. B WHITSRTT THOMPSON'S HERB TEA . . FOR THE . . . Blood, Stomach Liver and Kidneys Composed of Roots, Herbs, Leaves and Barks, A GUARANTEED CURE Dyspepsia, Biliousness, Liver and Kidney Complaints, iBheumatism, Neuralgia, Catarrh, Nervous Debility, Sick Headache, Loss of Appetite, Blotches, Pimples. 43crofnla, Erysipelas. Salt Rheum, Eczema, "Weak Back, Fevei and Ague and all other Diseases arising from Impurities of the Blood or Derangement of the Nervous System. Price 25 Cents, PREPARED BY THE THOMPSON HERB TEA CO. NEW YORK. EVERY WOMAN ••BlMBt* BMi* • rtlltVU modieiM. Oily hamlMi mMd. If 7»awwtth« tau.pt latest Claim AH to That Cadiz Squadron— To 9»11 for Cuban Watera, Too—Blanco Hears of Another Hoinbardment—No Ifews Allowed ta Get Fast Uncle Sam's Censors Now—Monterey Going to Manila —Coal for Cervem's Warships—Other "War NewH. Washing-ton, May 23.—The navy department has posted the following bulletin: "There is no truth in the published statement concerning an engagement off St. Nicholas Mole, Hayti, In which twelve Spanish ships were sunk." Gibraltar, May 23.—An unconfirmed rumor is in circulation here that the Spanish squadron at Cadiz is about to sail for Cuban waters. Madrid, May 23.—An official dispatch from Captain General Blanco says some Amercaa warships shelled the forts guarding; the water approach tQ-N vitas, province of Puerto Principe, on Thursday nig-ht last. Madrid, May 23.—An official dispatch from Havana says: Two American warships attempted to force an entrance at Isabela Sagua (near the mouth o"f the Sagua river, Santa Clara province, on the north coast). The tnops were massed upon the shore and compelled the Americana to retire. Washington. May 23.—The rumors of » great naval battle, current -Saturday nignt, were disposed of by the navy department early yesterday in the plainest kind of "United States." As a rule the navy departmentadopts the cautious phra.=enlogry of stating- that no official information has been received, but to make assurance doubly sure in this case, the department declared there was "no truth" in the reports. This indicates tliat the official information is such as to warrant the statement that the American and Spanish squadrons have not met. The bureau of navigation, navy department, where official dispatches are received, was opon throughout yesterday, but everything was serene. In the absence of exact information as to the location of the fleets serenity in naval circles is a fair indication that the official advices do not give promise of an immemdiate eu- gagement. Wants to Make It a Crusher.. It is evidently the view of the -war board that an engagement, if it can be broug-ht on, will be decisive of the whole war. and there is no purpose to aJIow such momentous results to go off on a fluke, or on a too precipitous move, in deference to the public pressure for re- THE MONTERET. suits, but to move firmly yet cautiously and insure a victory when there is a fight. One thing may be "posted in your hat"—there will be no news from Washington, or Key West that will give the slightest hint as to where the United States fleet i« or is not. or what moves, naval or military, are to be made. The censorship of telegrams is complete; nothing: goes out that has not been examined by the government censor, and nothing will be allowed to go out. Monterey Goes to Maaila. The news event at the navy department is the dispatch of the order to th» Monterey to proceed to Manila to re- nforce Admiral Dewey's squadron. The Monterey is a tower of strength in herself and her addition to Admiral Dew•y's force, together with the dispatch of troops to Manila, is ample evidenc that the administration has assumed no half-hearted attitude toward the Philip- Dines question, and is determined to lake no chance of dispossession until such time as the United States itself ias arranged for the disposition of the slands. Major General Wesley Merritt concluded his business at the war detriment Saturday afternoon and at 3 o'clock began his journey to San Francisco, whence he will take charge of the xpeditlon to the Philippines. There will be between 1.200 and 1,500 men in the first detachment to go. THEY AKK AIX FOK TTAK Dr. Paal's Pennyroyal Pills ss&s&s For Sale by Ben Fisher. Those Spanish Ministers, Keirardless of Their Other Diflerenees. Madrid, May ">3.—Senor Capdepon, minster of the interor, has denied in the course of an intervew that the change !n the consttution of-the ministry will nvolve any alteration in the foreignpot- ,cy of Spain, all the new ministers be- in favor of prosecuting the war to the end with the utmost energy. "Spain." said Capendon, "went perilousJy near sacrificing her honor in the interest of peace, only making a stand whec further concessions would have involved her diagrace and effaceroent as a nation. 'This she will never do, and in this rwolve the new cabinet is as thor- oushly determined as the old. The new. cabinet entertains no illusions. It far •.ware that weakness and poverty *r« opposed to strength and wMltii; >ttt Sp*in is ID. the position of «. du*IM to, Agfeod hij honor ami in* Ik* insults oT a more powerful antagonist, who. although he is convinced that the result is almost certain death, yet feels the force of the principle of noblesse oblige. "Spain prefers a possible defeat to a. certain, disgrace. Ministers know that ths moral sympathies of the powers »ra wllh Spain, and tb»t while hesitating to undertake the responsibility for action which mlgbt l»ad tc a greater war they may eventually intervene from motives of self-interest and public polity on behalf of Spain." COAL FOK CERVEKA'S FLEET. Dispatch Indicating That H» Has from Sampson. SL Pierre, Martinique, May 23.— [Copyright, 1S98, by Associated Press.] Admiral Cervera's squadron, it is reported on good authority, will return to these waters to coal. It is known that 3. number of Spanish colliers are on their way to Fort de France. The British steamer Twickenham has been refused the privilege of coaling the Spanish tordepo boat destroyer Terror and the hospital ship Alicante in the Fort de France harbor. It is therefore thought that these vessels will coal from her at sea, and that she will then go tc meet Admiral Cervera's sqttad- ron for the same purpose. Twickenham curries 4,000 tons of coal. Late yesterday afternoon an unknown man-of-war was yi.sh.ted off the southeast coast of Martinique. The Alicante has again. changed her moorings, and the departure of the Terror and the Alicante Is momentarily expected. DEATH OF EDWABD BELLAMY. Famous Author of "Looking Backward" Passes to th« Other Shore. Sringfield. Mass., May 23.— Edward Bellamy, the author and humanitarian, eiit early yesterday morning at his hoijie in Chicope Falls, In the 49th year of bis age. Bellamy had been in feeble -health ever since hefinished his "Equality;":some eight months ago. He was bortr in Chicopee Falls on March 26, 1850. He was educated for the law, but drifted into journalism and was in that profession for a number of years, meanwhile writing a number of books. It -was in 1SSS that his famous book "Looking Backward" was published. "Looking Backward" has been translated into German, French, Russian, Italian. Arabic, Bulgarian and several other languages. 3>ec. 20, 1891. he issued the first number; of "The New Nation," a paper des- tin^d to become the most quoted and influential political or evolutionary jour- r.in the world. An idea of its influ- endf may be judged from the fact since "Tae New Nation" was started over 350 papers devoted to nationalismhavebeen .aunched in the United States, Canada andf Mexico, and thousands of papers through the direct inspiration of "The New Nation" have started departments d,etoted to political reform which are cfe&ucted and edited from the writings of Bellamj' in "The New Nation" and "Looking Backward." He leaves a widow and three children. WDTOffA'S PATEIOTIC DAT. Presbyterian Commissioners Devote One Session to War Talk. Winona Lake, Ind., May 23. — The de- tional services of the general assembly Saturday were led by J. Willis Baer, general secretary of the national union of Young People's societies in the United States. After routine business the report of the board of ministerial relief was presented. The fact that the board reported no debt was greeted with ap- )lause. The assembly devoted Saturday afternoon to a patriotic meeting. Enthusiastic applause was frequent;' but , rose, ,o its highest pitch in consequence of -esolutions and sentiments favoring an Anglo-American alliance. One of the speakers said that "Loyal- y to the Cuban cause was loyalty to iOd." After anotherspeechthree cheers A-ere given for "the webfeet and the ackies all." Rev. Dr. Barkley, of De- roit, was Introduced as a "Johnnie Rob," and talked of the reunion of the ections. glorying in fact that the first ilood split 13 the present conflict was hat of the south, and that It was mingled with northern blood on the eck of the Winslow off Cardenas. Dr. 'entacoast reminded' the speaker that he b'.cod of the colored race was mingled in that baptism, whereupon Barkley grasped the hand of Dr. Brown, colored commissioner, nd He Offer* a Reward for Them to Bring the Swag Back. Washington. May 23. -Saturday night he residence of William Mason, of Illinois, 1«2 Chapin street, this city, was ntered by burglars, and jewelry to the •alue of nearly $4.000 stolen. Not a clua o either the burglars or the jewelry as been obtained. Last evening Sena- or Mason issued to the burglars a liaracteristic appeal which he hopes vill be heeded. It is as follows: "To the gentlemen who robbed wy louse last night: — I will pay in cash •".ore than any one else for the watch nd pin you took last night, and give ou my word of honor that you shall ot be prosecuted for the taking of hem. The pin has a portrait of my lit- le son who died years ago. and it "was, s was also the watch, a present. Yqa an communicate with me by mail or in ierson. and you can rely absolutely on my promise not to prosecute. . [Signed] "WILLIAM MASON." Says the American Press Lies, Washington. May 23.— The imperial Ktomar, legation in Washington de- lares that the dispatch of May 21 from onstantinople published by the Anier- can papers concerning the refusal by he Turkish authorities to allow Amer- can citizens to travel in the interior of he empire is absolutely and entirely vithcut foundation. Elandit Defeats Lieber Karl. Cincinnati. May 23. — Plaudit Is a .oubie derby winner. Saturday^after- icon he won new laurels by easily de- eating Iiieber Karl, who was the only tarter against him la .the greai f 10,000 Derby at Oaklejt- Tun?. 2:OS!4. OF THE CAM Som» of th» Late Arrivals of Volunteers at Chickamauga National Park. DTDIAffA MEN WITH THETTt BAUD. Supply of Food Comes In and Work I* Bejrnn to Stxtun a Sur« Supply of Water —Fred Grant Command* a Brigade— Ruffianism in Camp—Dncl« Sam's Master Reach** 110,000 Men—tlllnol* Soldier Diet »t Camp Aljer. Chickamauga National Park, __ Ga., May 23.—Yesterday was a quiet day at Camp Thomas. The Second Nebraska regiment, which reached Chattanooga Saturday afternoon, arrived here yesterday. The First battalion of the One Hundred and Fifty-seventh infantry arrived in Chattanooga at 9 a. m., accompanied by the regimental band of twenty-four pieces. The battalion Spent the day on Lookout Mountain and reached the park' at 5:30 o'clock, sleep- OOLONEL FREDERICK D. GEAST. lug: under the stars on Lytle Hill ctaring: the night. The few arrivals gave the railroad yards, which have been enormously congested with loadedandempty cars for nearly 3. week, an opportunity to clear oft the tracks and sidings to make room for the troops that began arriving this morning. "Grul>" fov the Boys Arrives. Twenty-five cars of provisions arrived yesterday and were stored in the large warehouses now completed on the park grounds near the depot of the railroad company. Fifty-one of the latest and most improved ambulances, built with a special view to adaptability in a hot climate, arrived from South Bend, Ind., yesterday, and will be Distributed to the First corps. -The park force of men under direction of General Boyntori was at work all day preparing for the engine and pumps to be used in piping water frem the Chickarnauga river to the various camps. It has been definitely decided to erect improvised, waterworks and a. contract has been let and the material ordered, the first consignment of pipe arriving yesterday. There is no scarcity of water now, but it is feared that some of the wells are from "wet weather" springs. THird Army Corps I* Begruzi, Vhe work of completing the Third army corps was begun yesterday. General I-ewis H. Carpenter, who arrived and reported to General Brooke, has been assigned to the command of the First division of the Third corps. The organization so far as perfected is as follows: First brigade, Colonel Fred D. Grant, commanding—Fourteenth New York, lieutenant Colonel H. L. Kline. Second brigade, Colonel Harding, Second New York, commanding—Second New York. Lieutenant Colonel Lloyd. Second Nebraska, Colonel Bills. The Fourth Ohio rejriment under Colonel Coit has been assigned to provost guard duty in Chattanooga, by order of General Brooke, made necessary by the disorderly conduct of many of the young soldiers who have teen guilty of many lapses of disciplined* in a number of cases of •violence and insulting ladles in the street. Colonel Coit. will begin his duties today. REPLY TO THE CAIX FOB TBOOPS. Quotas Will Be Filled This Week—Number Mastered in Is 106.0OO. Washington, May 23.—Mustering- into the United States service of volunteers in the state camps was practically suspended yesterday, *o be resumed of course, today. Reports received by Adjutant General Corbin up to 11 o'clock last night indicate that 106,000 volunteers have been mustered. It was expected that the mustering would be completed by this time, but delay has been caused by the inadequacy of the militia both in numbers and in equipment in several of the states. General Corbin is of opinion that the quota, called for will be filled during the present week, within thirty days from the time the orders were sent out to the governors. Washington. iLay 23.—Eight thousand and . flye hundred volunteer soldiers were at Camp Alger Saturday nig-ht. The enthusiasm of the soldiers was dampened by the first death t« •ccur in the camp, that of Private Thomas Bloodsoe, of Rock Island,, Ills., of typhoid fever, of which there is one other case in camp. Private Bloed- soe was 19 years old and had been suffering since enlistment. He was buried in camp. Captain I. 'N. Keifer, of the Eighth Ohio, officiated at the simple services which were held, the Illinois regiment being without a chaplain. Des Moines, la.. May 23.—The Fiftieth regiment of Iowa, volunteers, second of the National Guard and first from th* state for the Spanish war, left Saturday over three roads after being in. C?.mp McKinley here for nearly a month. There was no parting demonstration. The regiment comprises companies from tie folio wins cities in the southeastern dnarter of the state; Keokuk. Da.¥«a- port, jjuseatine, Washington. Center^ ville, Fort Madison. Ottumwa. Chariton,. Iowa City, Grinnell. Newton and Fairfield. Indiana poiJs, May 23.—The One Hundred and Fifty-Ninth regiment of Indiana volunteer infantry left Camp Mount yesterday in four sections for th» rendezvous at Camp Dunn. LoringV Va. The resriment is command?d by Colonel Barnett. TWs was the l*»t regiment to leave Camp Mount. Springfield. Ills., May 2S-—Shortly b«- f»re noon Saturday. Major C. E. Kab-" erts, U. S. A., mustering- officer, completed his labors at Camp Tanner. A1X the boys of the First cavalry have beea mustered into the volunteer service, and are soldiers of the United States. Th« second squadron of the First cavalry was mustered the first thinjr Saturday- morning. Then came the third squadron, which completed the work. A heavy- wind storm swept over the camp at 3 a. m. Rain came^down in sheets, andl lightning: played about on the electric wires. Once the guards thought tha dome building had been struck by. lightning, and sounded an alarm. This was a mistake, Isla.nd. Lake. Mich., May 23. — Th» Thirty-third and Thirty-fourth regiments. Michigan volunteer infantry* have settled down to the routine of Uncle Sam's service. The Thirty-fourth, has not been mustered into the United States service, and probably will not be ready until tomorrow. All Its companies have been assigned. It is not expected that either regiment -will b«i ordered to move until late this welt, ^ MADK ATOKESnENT FOB 1*61. Sixth llaswtchusetts Regiment Given am Ovation at Baltinj.oi-e. Baltimore, May 23.—Baltimore honored the historic Sixth MaaaachusetU regiment Saturday In a manner that will long be remembered by member* ot the command. The hostile murmurs of sullen crowds, the jeers of an impending mob, with which the old Sixth was received thirty-seven years agro ware turned into warm handclaspsandahouta of welcome. The reception committee* comprised 500 of Baltimore's representative citizens, among whom were many wj>.o had fought on the side ot th« Confederacy. Mayor Master advanced, and taking Colonel Charles F. Woodword, of the Sixth, by the hand welcomed him and his command to the city and presented to him on behalf of the citizens of the city and state with a huge basket of flowers in the form of a shield. At^he city hall the members were reviewed, and at Camden station they wereserved with hot luncheon and coffee. Ten ThosuamJ Troops at 'Frisco, San Francisco, May 23.—Ten thousand United States troops are tenting here, 9,000 of this number being volunteers- at Camp Richmond, located on the site of the old Bay District track. 'These troops are for the invasion of the Philippine islands. General Otis said yesterday: "The First regiment, California troops, will b« loaded on the City of Pekin early Monday morning-." Further than thU th» general refused to be quoted. Another Death in the RwnkJ., , , Fort Wayne, Ind., May, 23.—Lieut I*. S. Cole, assistant surgeon. Ninth Illinois volunteers, who was .taken from ( tiie train in this city some days ago afflicted •with pneumonia, died yesterdayl Hi» mother, his affianced bride. Miss Mabel Moir, of Oquawaka, Ills., and Lieutenant J. W. Clendenin, were .at his bed-; side. His illness was the result of an accident at Camp Tanner. . , . ; Hurrigon and Elaine Taka the Oath. ' Washington, May 23.—Major and Inspector General Russel B. Harrison, of the volunteer army, and Assistant Adjutant General James G. Blaine, took their oath of office at the war department Saturday. It is said that Blaina- has been assigned to the staff of General Merriu, in which case he will accompany that officer to the Philippine*. Negroes Volunteer Freely. Mobile, A',a., May 23.—The battalion which is to be composed of negroes ex~ culsively will be brought to camp her* tomorrow. The negroes have volunteered far in excess of the call, and th« pick of the number will give one of tu« finest bodies of troops the south will contribute. The battalion will have white officers. . _ Charleston Off for Manila, San Francisco. May 23.—The Charle«ton is well on her way to Manila. Th« cruiser passed through the Golden Gate at 8:20 yesterday morning. Every steam vessel in the harbor blew au revolt to Captwo Glass and his crew. lllinoiK Prohibition Coavention. Chicago. May 23. — The Prohibition state convention will be held at Peorla. June 1. AH the railroads have gr»nt«d a half fare rate and an attendance of over 2,000 is expected. Terribly IteiMtly Mine Fir*. Dortmund, Prussia, May 23.—A. preat fire has broken out in tha Zoltorn ulacu It i> feared that at least f»rty-fiv« •aim- ers kwr* ywisliftd.

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