Logansport Pharos-Tribune from Logansport, Indiana on May 25, 1898 · Page 20
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Logansport Pharos-Tribune from Logansport, Indiana · Page 20

Logansport, Indiana
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Wednesday, May 25, 1898
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tfAILY PHAROS WEDNESDAY, MAY 25, 1898. Entered at the Ix«»n«port, Ind..poitofllce M tSuaA cm* m»U matter. M prOTidedbylaw. IF all of Steele's enemies could con centrate; they would be able to bottle him up. _ WHO were the six men who voted against McDonnell and who prompted them to do so? Annual Sals* o»er6,OOO,OOO PILLS Ir the Spanish armada is caged it can do no harm. "Onto Havana," should now be the order. MAJOR STEELE has oeen an officeholder for thirty years, but he is still young and healthy. He promises to outlive all those who have congres- lianal aspirations. THE Republicans held three congressional conventions yesterday. Charley Laodis was renominated in the Ninth, George W. Cromer, of Muncie, In the Eighth and Major Steele in the Eleventh. No entangling alliance with foreign powers.should continue to be the relief of this government. -There is no need of an alliance with any European power. When 0 uba is tree, the purposes for which the present war begun will have been accomplished. ELSEWHERE will bn round the official call for the Democratic state convention, to be held at Indian apolU on June 22d. OBSS county will be represented by twenty-four dele gates. These delegates have been chosen, and It is expected that all of them will attend. JUDGE MCCONNELL wa? stabbed in the back by some men who pro- Jessed to be his friends. He was openly opposed by others who should have helped him. With a united anc determined effort McDonnell would have at least made a creditable show Ing. With a big crowd ot Cass coun ty Republicans talking against him t is strange that he made as good a ihowing as he did. It has-ever been thus with Cae county Republicans. They have al ways been ready to help an outsider in preference to one of their own number. • If there is a man upon whom it were possible for them t concentrate, that man is Judge Me Oonaell. He !• a stalwart Repub UCM and his record as soldier an" civilian is creditable. Why was he opposed? W«U ther *re other ambitions to satisfy an there are those who are always wll ing to betray home* interests in ex change for patronage.. THE latest news from the seat o war indicates that tbe Spanish fleet is in Santiago harbor and that the combined fleets of Sampson andSchley are guarding the eutrance to the harbor. Santiago is a tolerably safe refuge for the Spaniards. Thechan- nei that leads into the harbor is barely 600 feet wide In some places. The channel Is shallow, too, so shallow that our largest boats could not safely pass through it. These conditions may force Saapson to starve the Spaniards into submission rather than risk tbe destruction of some of his best ships by going In after them. It may thus come to piss that Admiral Cervera will be forced to surrender without a battle, If Sampson's squadron is unable to get In, Ceivera's fleet will not be able to get out. One or two of Sampson's battleships will b» sufficient to prevent the Spanish fleet from escaping and the remainder of his ships can be used in the siege of Havana. FOB BILIOUS ASD irflKVOTJS such as Wind and Pain in the Stomach. Giddiness, Fulness after meals. Eeaa ache. Dizziness. Drowsiness. Flashings of Heat. Loss of Appetite. Owrtwness. Blotches on the 8km. Cold Chi.ls. Disturbed Sleep Frtehtfal Dreams and all Ker^B and*Tremblin S 8en«£on* THE FIEST DOSE WHX <HVE BELIEF IH TWENTY MUrOTES. Every sufferer will acknowledge them to he A WONDERFUL MEDICINE. BEECHAJT8 PILLS, taken as directed, will auiekly restore Females to oom- Sete health. The? promptly remove obstructioDsorirreKDlariues of the system and cure sicK Headache. Fora Weak Stomach Impaired Digestion Disordered Liver IN MEN, WOMEN OR CHIUDRtH Beecham's Pills are Without a Rival And h»»e the LARGEST SALE of any Patent Medicine in the 25c. at all Drue Stores. ould be tafceo to secure the ncmina- iOD. During his lone: service in congress ie nas done nothing to distinguish jimuelf. He has drawn a salary, ived well and had a good time. He has distributed patronage with, the nd in TWW of helping Steele, la. he present canvass every postmaster >r other government official has been oyal to Steele. They form a combination ol interests that Is hard to beat. ^^^ KNIGHTS OF PYTHIAS. . LIKE ETHAN ALLEN. OEWEY, THE FIRST WAR HERO, A GREEN MOUNTAIN BOY. He Struck the First A«*re.«i«> Blow of the War—Bin IXwh and HU Victory K«- c»ll Allen'* at Ticonderos»; A]w> Far- racnt'a at Mobil*. rCopyrfsht. 1S9S. by American Press Asso- elation. Book riffbis reserved.] bMIRAL DEWEY, the American people salute you! A chip of the old Green Mountain stock! Yonr ancestors gave us Ticonderoga. Yonr ancestors gave us Benning- Greatest of Semlrotlitary Spe&r Point*. The greatest semimilitary organization in the world Is said to be the uniform rank, Knights of Pythias. Fifty thousand men, drilled according to the tactics laid down for tbe federal army and well uniformed, are subject to tbe call of Commander in Chief Philip T. Colgrove of Hastings, Mich. Behind this organized and drilled force are 450,000 knights, who, according to the statements of the leading men in the order, would respond to a call to put on uniforms and bear arms in defense of the government. The members of the uniform rank are as well drilled as the national guard of the several states. William A. Craft of Denver is the commander of the Colorado brigade. The uniform rank J6 made up of young, ablebodied men. The eaber drill is used instead of the gun drill. James B. Caroahan Is the major general In command of the uniformed tnlghtg. Seventy-seven companies make up the battalions that compose the nine Indiana ton, the first setback for Burgoyne. In Havana harbor lie the Lexington and Concord of our war against Spain. •ibove Manilla bay frowns our Ticonderoga, wrenched from Spain by a blow- as daring as that which gave us our first fortress in the Kevolution. Like Ethan. Allen, yon had to educate the enemy up to the situation. Like Ethan Allen, you delivered the blow first, then the talk. Said your great prototype when demanding the surrender of the fortress of Ticonderoga from the British commandant, "In the name of the great Jehovah and the Continental congress." That was a slap at the divine right of kings. The first shell from your flagship, cutting the air -where the wand of. Spanish royalty has held sway for centuries, gave out an eagle scream, announcing to Spain and any powers lurking m the background that the United States of America has an eastern problem to solve. Furthermore, she'll solve that problem alone, which is another slap at the divine right of kings. It puts the divine right of humanity on top. Spain and the powers stood aghast at the thought that ancient sovereignty should be disturbed'by men whose grandfathers were "subjects." You cleared the air by a Yankee shot from a Yankee gun on a Yankee ship, fired by Yankee hands. Sailing under the flag first hoisted on the ocean by the gallant Paul Jones, yon carry "sovereignty" in your gunroom lockers and deal it out where it will do the most good. You axe a Yankee of the Yankees. j-ores had, been duly turned over to his men Allen told the astounded-Briton the strength of his force.- But ifr.was too late to change things. The disarmed garrison was trembling in fear of powder and balL Two years after Ticonderoga the British mustered up courage to attack the Green Mountain boys on their own soil. The experiment was never repeated. It happened at Bennington, where a detachment, of Hessians from Burgoyne's army appeared, having for allies bands of Tories and Indians. This was another case where by all the rules of war the Britons should have had things their own way. They set out to capture an unguarded supply of rich stores and arms, but there was a Green Mountain boy abroad who had been at Bunker Hill, Trenton and Princeton. His name was Stark General Stark was at that date, the fall of 1777, the commander of the militia of the mountain region. His followers had taken up arms for the public defense, lured by the magic of his name. He had been ordered' by the Continental authorities to march" his militia south, but for reasons he thought wise had refused to do =o until ordered by the assembly of the province. . It was a sound reservation. Wily Green Mountain scouts brought word home that Burgoyne had his eyes OD Bennington, so convenient to the borders of the region where he was operating. Like the highland chieftain of Scottish romance, Stai-k blew a war blast on his whistle. Then down from the mountain crests and out from the leafy glens tumbled the yeomen to repei the Waders. It looked like a rash undertaking. The British plot was. to march the Hessians in from the west, bring the savages from the mountains and unite with the Tories in and around Bennington. Stork's men had no bayonets and were short of powder and balL_ But there were wealthy men in those green hills even at that early date. They pledged, their fortunes to fit out Stark for battle, and in five hours of what he called the hottest fighting he ever saw he conquered, slaughtered and put to flight the entire British f orce_ After that the Green mountains had peace, and Stark's heroic followers swelled the ranks of Washington's Continental army. li4***A4A*********** g a Money Saver BUYERS OF FIVE-CENT CIGARS WILL FIND SATISFACTION IN ^ N^^^^_: —-j^ LONG HAVANA FILLER. SELECT *? ^^^l^Bgf^^ SUMATRA WRAPPER. ONLY 5 CTS. £» ^o -*• — '" »» « /vsk Your Dealer for Cubanota & 4$ a KiF.FEtt DRUG CO.. IndlanoPoHs. «o'«» Distributer* - rH^fmf=- ; =±—rriiii!. vJP^ We are shewing the largest line or Sideboards and Extension Tables In, the city at very low prices. We have just received a car load- of Bedroom Suits, which we are selling at the lowest possible prices, consistent with good, honest workmanship. See the all-wire Hammocks, wh1cb> we are selling at very low prices. ASH & HADLRY 425'and [427 Market Dewey's action at Knights of Honor. Massachusetts. grand-lodge fixed the per capita tax at II. The annual report *t the close of the year is to be taken us » basis for making up the representation froni the subordinate lodges. Louisiana in the past 16K years has paid into the widows and orphan*' benefit fund 1412,069 and drawn oat $841,000. The lodges of Cincinnati are making extensive preparations for the celebration of the twenty-fifth anniversary. Mississippi lodge of Meridian was the first lod^e instituted in the state. It is 21 years old. has enrolled S42 members, lost 42 by death and has paid $86,000 to beneficiaries, __ _ _ . Score* on the Ball Field. Chicago, May 25.— Yesterday's Leagu. ecords'on the diamond were as follows: U Cleveland— Washing-ton 0, Cleveland • at St. Louis— Boston 10. St. Louis 12: at Louisville— New Tork 8, Louisville 1; t Cincinnati— Brooklyn 6. Cincinnati 3: t Pittsburs— PhiladelphiaS. Pittsburgh. t Chicago— Baltimore 15. Chicago 13. Western League: At Detroit— St. Paul Detroit 2; at Indiana-polis— Kansas -'ity 12 Indianapolis 11: at Milwaukee- Omaha 5, Milwaukee 6; at Columbus— Steele'a Triumph. George W. Steele, of Marlon, was renominated for oongreis yesterday by * substantial majority. His re nomination was expected after he captured the delegation from Howard county. As expected he got votes In every county In the district. Even Gas* county, which presented so creditable a candidate »s Judge Me Council, gave six votes to Steele. In all the other counties of tbe dlstrie he obtained the votes of a majority of the delegates. There is strong opposition to Steele in nearly everj county in the district. But he Is •killed politician, having hild ofBc all his llfe.and knows how and wher to place money and patronage wher they will do the most good. I is openly »nd boldly asserte tbat he expanded not les than $2,500 to capture the Ho war county delegation. In Miami count lie followed the theory that every is fair in politics and, by the of the highwayman, took that which did not belong to him. yrith the Urge majority back of him, a nomination i* equivalent to. ».a 'election, w»d he conducted aii own- j»lgn OB the theory that great risks Soberly, one cau examine the record of the Green Mountain- boys from Allen to Deweyand keep making steamier fresh volleys of hurrahs all the time After the coloiiial patriots drew first blood from the redcoats'sent to Lexington and Concord to teach them a lesson something more was needed to tell England and the whole-world.what was up. There was that ancient fortress of Ticonderoga on the northern frontier which England had maintained at the cost of untold treasure and blood in contests with the French.-and. the .Indians. Some patriot counselor who had little faith in England's' 1 'sense of honor" in' rearessing the wrong done at Lexington and elsewhere suggested that the ancient fortress- be taken as a sigual that. Great Britain's flag was not-to be tolerated in the colonies longer than would be necessary to wipe out the garrisons defending it. Allen's Green Mountain boys were chosen to strike the first aggressive blow against the dominion of mighty England. They were the men for the task. Mountaineers were they who had fought and won in the grim battle against nature in tbe bleak northern highlands. Fighting the British was no new thing for them. A civil warfare between the patriot element in the Green mountains and the Tories, backed by allies wearing the uniform of the king, had been going on for years. Ethan Allen had no cannon, no EKWEY. Manilla has been compared to that of Farragnt at New Orleans. It was closer to that at Mobile bay. At Mobile Farra- gat wanted to get into the bay in order to wipe out Ethe Confederate 'fleet which was headed by the ironclad ram Tennessee and get the city un- Fitting Paper. By fitting paper we don't mean paper] tbat is put upon the walls properly: we mean paper that is appropriate to and harmonious with the room. Our long experience will be a great aid to you In making your choice,and our Dig stock is sore to contain just the paper ycu ougbt to have. The price will be a fitting price, too. Logansport Wall Paper Company» __ __ , ABBREVIATED TELEGRAMS. j-ht United States towns bear the name of Madrid. Indications are that the wheat crop of 1S9S will be the greatest in the history of the country. The ttfth annual convention of the Epworth League of Illinois is in session at Bloorninston. An unknown man committed suicide ,n the German cemetery, a mile north of Kenosha, Wls. Governor Tanner has appointed Ben- jamln F. Shaffner. of Chicago, captain of the Illinois naval militia- Mrs. Harmon Hohenstretler, of Redding- township, Ind.. 57 years old. committed suicide by taking carbolic acid. Mrs. Aberlin. whose only son is with Dewey at Manila, has applied to the county at Oakland. Cal., for assistance. James G. Blaine will go to the Philippines with General -Merrill, and John A. Logan to Tampa to go on the staff of General Coppinfrer. It has just become known that Knute Huffland, who resides at Ridgeway, Minn., near LaCrosse. -Wis.. is inflicted •with leprosy in a severe form. The first death among the Iowa state troops occurred at the Sioux City camp •when Private Roberts of company F, succumbed to measles and other complications. George Franks Train.'Jr.. who claims to be a son of "the sage of Madison square," attempted suicide at Coney Island by taking laudanum. He will recover. Pearc*. of Missouri, has introduced a bill for the building of five first-class cruisers, ten torpedo boats, fifteen torpedo boat destroyers and fifteen stsel gunboats. Mrs. Hitt, -wife of Representative Hitt, chairman of the house committee on foreign affairs, is now enduring the hardships of the life of an army nurro at l>rt ilyer. At least-150 prominent women from •v«ry portion of 'Wisconsin attended the •peninc of the twenty-fifth. cq?y«nUon •f the WlsconpiB Woman's Chri«tiwi Temptranc* union at CWW*" mounted squadrons, no firm battalions I to take against Britain's lofty and strongly armed fortress. In a diplomatic way his little band of 80 souls was armed "with the sovereignty of manhood burning in their breasts; in a martial way with their hunting rifles and shotguns. By a stealthy march they reached the front of the fort one morning before daylight. Allen drew up his line and told the men that, he had led them to that point in order to make a dash into the heavily armed and well manned fortress of Ticonderoga. It was a life and death undertaking, he said, and he would wait for them to deliberate and for any so disposed to back out. He didn't"have to wait Not a soul backed out , , •' Forward!" was the next word, and the little party marched up to the gate and dashed past the sentry into the fort. Such tactics are not laid down in books on military strategy. Experts would have told the Green Mountain soldier that the correct thing would be to summon tbe British commandant to surrender and in order to intimidate him so maneuver his band that it would appear to be 800 instead of only SO strong. If this old' ruse didn't work, he must draw off to a distance and wait for re- enforcements. Allen thought differently. In the terse language «f General Forrest he had "the bulge ou the enemy." What signified 100 cannon looking down on his devoted band so long as their gunners lay asleep in their bunks? Allen and his mountaineers rushed in and covered the exits from the sleeping barracks with their rifles. The commandant wasted to parley. He wished to know •what authority the leader of the invaders had for thumping a king's officer out of his sleep at that time of night and otherwise disturbing the fixed order -Of things. Allen roared out the immortal sentence given abqve in. a slightly curtailed form, rtien told him to surrender his own aims and those of his attaches and to order the garrison soldiers out on to the fort parade in unarmed detachment After over 100 pieces at tannon with tons of btllete, der- his' guns so that the forts around the harbor could be attacked. There •were two powerful forts at the entrance to the bay. There w also torpedoes planted in the channel, • something unknown at New Orleans, and the ram Ten- nesseewas also an unknown quantity. Farragut's flagship was a wooden one, but he had some monitors in the line. While steaming past the Confederate forts his ships answered their fire, but did not stop to attempt their reduction. The first thing was to put the ram Tennessee out of the fight That would disarm the. Confederate navy. In attempting to close with the ram the monitor Tecumseh ran across the torpedo line and was destroyed. Then the cry was passed down the row of ships, "Look out for torpedoes!" Farragut urged his ships onward and in order to show his contempt for the infernal machines took the lead with his flagship. Dewey had warning at Manilla of submarine mines, for two exploded ahead of his own ship, yet his vessels ran on past the forts at the harbor entrance and disposed of the fleet That was tie first element to be reckoned with, as it had been with Farragnt at Mobile. The destruction of the ram Tennessee, which •was accomplished after a hard battle, left Farragnt master of Mobile bay, and the forts at the entrance soon surrendered. Dewey took chances against the torpedoes and mines, as well as against a well manned land and naval force. His marvelous success is only to be accounted for by the boldness of his attack, and that attack delivered in the right spot Farragut threw his whole squadron upon the ram Tennessee at Mobile. Dewey crushed the Spanish fleet at Manilla and then settled with the forts. GEORGE L. Commencing -May 1st, and continuing until Oct/let;, 18W. ' Bummer rate on Residence Heatere and grates is as follows:, ; $1.88 Heaters. • -5<>c per month 2.25 ". •• ,75c ' ...,.,..„, Grates and open front stoves 75c " Special Kates on Fnrnacee and Business Heaters upon ^application-, All bills are due and payable at tbe Company's office between the 1st and 10th, of each month. LogaDSport ani Valley Gas ft. Village of Ftabermeo- A village inhabited by from 100 to 150 individuals, all of one name, and all following the calling of fishermen, is indeed unique. Such, however, is a very pretty little place named Bucks, situated about; eight miles from Bideford and three from CloveUy, on the north coast of Devon. It nestles in a beautiful fir wooded dale, the hills on each side of the valley rising up 200 :B " S !3*S!Coast Line to Maekinac NKW 8TEKL PASSENGER STEAMER*. SPEED, COMFORT AND SAFETY The name of the large familr which inhabits tliis village is Braund. The men are a fine set, of dark complexion, the result, it is supposed, of their Spanish descent, a galleon, it being thought, having been wrecked there in the armada period. An old man of the name of James Braund, who w*s practically the .father, of the tribe, recently died at the age of 8»-— London Gazette. Cleveland, Put-ln-Bfcy »nd Toledo. Toledo, Detroit and Maekinac IOW RATES t. f »e»U '%?£?£££ liizsz: '"• •cad x. for'UliaUmted Pamphlet. Addre» A. A. •CHANT*. •• *. ... OBTBOIT,KICM. STRONG *6»IK! WHEW IN DOUBT, TRY Thcr lure Hood tW t«t afy en*, and km cured tbouxudc ol »e»n»icor««,,i,t fbtf dftr-Am boil. Oraifthtm the ciicaUtiM, •mkc d*«ti«> •»* i«WMt» Scad Jot tree fcpc*. Addnw. For Sale by Ben Busier.

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