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Logansport, Indiana
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Wednesday, June 17, 1896
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JOURNAL VOL, XXI. LOGANSPORT, INDIANA, WEDNESDAY MORNING, JUNE 17, 1896. NO. 145. AN ATTRACTIVE DAY. For these knowing people who always make their Dollars go quite a bit further than their neighbors, will be = TOMORROW = At that riecca for these people. Timely Merchandise wil! be offered at about half. We append just a few of the Items. Choice of 50 pieces real w:tt'I> print taffeta ribbons iu ren nc.w dosi^iis, first quality ribbons, bought sit the roc-em pi-eat tiiule auction and at just half. No. 0 All Silk ISc No. T2 All Silk 2Se Nu. no All .Silk. No. -10 All Silk. Choice of .100 Dozen Ladies' ami Children's plain juuT fancy lioni-stitc-lieil. lifliidkerchWs, worth up to -~> cents, ;tntl choice of all for live cents. Many new shirt waists just received. The new .'?- ones for !?1.2ri. Tlie now $1.23 OITSJ for OSc. Beauties foe 7">e. The bwt made waists in the city for 4S cents. Entirely new effects in Oi-frandies, Lawns find printed goods, worth ir> ciucl 20 cents, for 10 cents. • 409-411 BBOADWAY. Mac-si Cottou Vests with short sleevos, or sleevck'ss, ribbon t.rlunned. two I'm- i"e. iio-w lOc and 7c. A 'new patented shirt waist sel, in pearl, six pieces worth 450. for 2."c. All Silk Clarters with, ribbon bows and .uold buckles, worth 50c. for 2ijc. Ch</K.-i; of all Stei-llns Silver Gold Br-lrs, worth .Sl.W, .?!.". and ?2, for oOc. Sonic sper.'ial barsalns in I.eaUid' Belts up from li>e. This week we offer cliolcc of 100 sill; umbrellas, steel. rod. natural wood handle, tassel covers, worth ¥3.50 and ,?2.50, for $1..4S, Lot 2. your choice of $2.25 imibl'ellus for .S1.25. 800 FOURTH ST. Clothes up to Date . . Have been In great favor at our establishment. Fact is no one ba» u finer line of woolens and worsteds to select from than ours. Important-Features . . . In 'the make-up of our clothes work their superiority. We are not the cheapest tailors but elaiui to be the best. Carl W. Keller, Tailor and Draper. 311 Market Street. We Have Others we ' Call Them Knights We also have an asssrtment of second baud bicycles which must be gold. Call and make an offer. The queen of hctrts in all thej« pirO, If you can KO by rumors' Is on* who rides a wheel, and glides About in dainty bloomers. ZINN & COMPANY. 203 Sixth Street. Invitations. Are always appreciated and especially BO when they are tastefully gotten up. THE JOURNAL Job Printing Department Is making a .fpeolalty of NVITATIONS, PROGRAMS. LETTER HEADS, NOTE HEADS, BILLHEADS,: STATEMENTS, CARDS, CIRCULARS, ETC.-ETC. Latest Styles in Fancy Type and Material. Fresh Water Yeast! Hakes the purest and sweetest Bread- The Bread Recipe on separate Slip is PERFECT. THE BUCKEYE YEAST CO., ASHLEY, OHIO. v PROTECT YOUR EYES. The Hlrchberg Optical Co. > The well-known Specialists ot New York have appointed D. A. HAUK (is agent rot their celebrated Spectacles and ly Glasses, every pair guaranteed, D. A. HAVK has complete assortment and Invites all to satisfy themselres ot the (treat superiority ot these goodiorec any manafactured, at the store ct D. A. HACK, Sole agent to LogansportInd. , : . ;(ioPeUd'ers Supplied. ..-'• (MIiLEDTO ORDER. Soonest the Opening of Espublipan •-'./V Convention at St, Louis, •.',,•',>;•>;' -, Liberal Extracts from Chairman -Fairbanks' Speech — Members of Committees Named. Convention Mail, St. I.ouls, June K.—The first iltiy- of the convention opened with unclouded skies and with the prospect of extremely hot weather. .', • •••• • Although the convention was not to be called to order till noon, the streets..In the vicinity of the hall were thronged for"!tvr'oM hours before that . time with' stnnis'crs, who had come to tlie city to v/ltiiig*:- .what i hey could of the prrand spr^taYile; and who naturally drifted. ,to- w;i'rjy't1lc.'-auditorium; but the doors w'.Sre. <'H>Kf,fc,Vc" all persons, Including flelcsaiea nniLiiilWrnat'-'s, until the time .should ur- rlV(>ijf5V-their ollickil opening. Ai-'riinKvinviit <>l Stiiru D,;lei;utloli». T'iiiw were a tow indications In thu-niill of tlujVl'o'cat.lon to \ic occupied by the vu-. rlons.-cljloK.itionB. The row of scats 1m- nu'djpiely fronting the president's -chair wa3' v .A«.slt;ncil. to the Htate of Maine, .andj. the'-Uv'oirows back ol' that to thfi-state. of'-Nta-ssuclvjMiJlts. Next behind. -Massa-i chut'otw came four rows nsslsned to the st'tttc'-Of Ne« r York. Back of IhOMO. were nsslsi'viii'ents for the states of Michigan! and "Wisconsin. Tho chairs In the extreme, bad:'- ,'cbws were marked off for the dele-| B'U'e.l' l«t rom the terrltorii'S and the DIs-! trl'eti'-p'f'-Coliimbia. That disposed of the: flraV'-acctlon immediately frontlns the; •cha'inof the prcsidlnB oltlcor. . . \Vit.h the exception of lown and Kan.- : sas 'to:whlch back rows of the next, so-i:'- tioii'-'o'n'the i-lprht were assigned, and of, Alabama, which had the front row of; that section, there were no other Indications' 'In slKht of where the delegations, from the other states were to be located; but,' as the time passed on, similar Iron; rods -bearlnK tin placards'with the name of the state pulmed In white, letters- on. a blue pro-.ind, were placed In position. At 11' o'clock assignments wr;re.-com- pl,-tcd for all the states. In the section immediately to tho right of the.platform were fixed the placards for the states -of California, Colorado. Connecticut, llllnop, Washington, Alabama, Arkansas, Florida. South Carolina, Louisiana, Nebraska, Now Jeri>-y, West Virginia. Do.lawure—Call- of :i c:ui isBuea oy' cn« national committee on the Hth of December, 1S05, which call the secretary, will now proceed to read." TJib - secretary did" so, In a voice which wiis Inaudible at ten feet distance, and •mid frequent crlea of ."louder!" •FHirbtkiikB Mitde Chttlrniuii. Chairman Carter then said: "Gentlemen at the Convention: By direction of the national committee I present for your 'approval for-.your, temporary chnlrman Hoi'.. Charles W. Fairbanks, of Indiana." Mr.' Sutherland, on-behalf, of the New Turk delegation., moved that the selection of'the committee be approved, and tbis was carried, without'a dissenting voice. "Mr;; Fairbanks, a tall and very Mm gcntli-man with a '"dark close-cropped heard and mustache,- caroo forward and, In a flour and distinct"tone, with only occasional references to. his notes, delivered his address, which' was'frequently applauded, .''-.'' ' Spuucli of, Temporary Chairman, , At the beginning-of'hls address Mr. Fah- banlts spoke 'of the Importance ot the duties devolving tip'or. the body In respect to the nomlniition.-f.tp.be made and the plat- foi'rn to be framed, . "Three yours of dcrr.ocratlc administration," said he, "have 1 been three years ot panic, 'of wasted energy, of anxiety anj loss vo the American people, without n 'parallel In our history. To-day the people lurn to the-'.republican party hopefully, uonllfloiuly: and If Is-for us to meet their .'expectations; .It-is for us to Rive them these candidate!; upon, whom their hearts have centered, and to give'them clear, straightforward, emphatic expression of our political faith,;' The republican party is a party.ot convictions: and It has written Its convictions In,the history of the republk- AVlth.-lho pen and the sword: with it the supreme question, always has been not .Vina-Is merely 'politic,' but what Is evtr- l.'isrinsjy. 'i'lght.' "For a third of ,/a-century," he continued, "prior to the advent of the present •clemonratlc administration, we operated .under 1 'laws enacted by the republican p.'u-ty. All great measures concerning the tin-In,'-.and the currency originated wlLh It. "•fnder this operation of honest tariff and linnost money republican laws the country jjTt'w In wealth and power beyond precedent'. N\"e easily'outstripped all other powors In the commercial race. On No- vcmlHT S.'lSit', there "was work.for even h,-i:id- a:id bread for every mouth. We had p.!a'<:h*d high water mark, labor received higher wages than aver,-and capital was protiliilily a.'iS securely employed. The i;acion:il .revenues were sufficient to meet our obligations and leave a surplus In the i i-casury. Foreign and ; domestic trade foi v nia-':and Alabama being In the'.fron*. rdws';anjl the other states -coming bchlro. tlie'nr !$-"• the order named. The other Btatea-'';wcro fixed In the sections facing tho platform on the left hand side. '••.i. ''/if. Tlclteti Come HiBb- . " The ijdors were not open for general ad- mission'i'until about 11:15, and, from 'that tlm'e'.onjspectators made their way'to the galleries, but not In largo numbers, the tickets* for 1 admission being rut at the his-v-vflsure of !« for the set—that Is, for evory.'sesslon of the convention. K Arrive. At'jl':36 the delegations,began to arrive —those tit California and Maine belns the firsrta inter the'hall. They dld : so without deuioniitrations. Other state delegations! povurect In rapidly, and soon the sectlons'as- iilgrtQd'i'to them began to fill up. Outside,. thc' : .61a8h of brass bunds was heard from, tlmo.'-to time, denoting the coming: of-the- delegations. The Massachusetts men, undpr.'ithe leadership of Senator Lodee, weaning . a smile - of • satisfaction .on his face, .and a orse-colored dahlia In his hut- tonliol'e',- 1 took their scats quietly, ... .. . P.romlhont amonR the Colorado men was Sonntor .-Toller, who chatted • pleasantly with thone In his neighborhood, and^'.'saw" Mr. Lodge's floral challenge, with-, d. silver white rose in Ill's liuttonhole,...". ,,. . flute and Depew Cbee'rvil, .• : At 12 o'clock nil the delegations.hadrar- rlved and been seated, withoufany.spsclal-. demonstrations, except when Mr., riatt, of N'-w York, was seen, and then some cheer- Inc and other manifestations of admiration took place. -The .spectators .In;-.the Kall"rle8-ii fnlr'yjrlnkllng of ladles among -them—'did-not fill one-tenth of-the gallery space. The hour;of noon had been marked on the dials of me two platforpiolocks. and for :M mlnutevaftcrwards, while waUlng for the convention to be called'to order, the band performed some good -music* in. the interim of two-pieces Mr. Chauncey M Dep'ew e.ntered the hall, smHlng as usual, and met'' a hearty reception. - Convontlon.-Oppnetl with l'raX**i r . At 12:20 Senator Carter, chairman of the^ republican natlonu-1 committee; called! the. convention"to order. By this time all the seats of the delegates wtre.tilled and near - ly hall of the gallery space. • . . ' The chaplaln-.Rabbl Sale-:0pen'e;d. "With nvayer—the whole assemblage 'islanding. up with: devout manner ,as the- chaplain invoked the Divine benediction. .•,.•;:.••.-.':;,, Convention Cull In'Head. : At the close 'of the chaplain's. prayer- Chairman Carter said:- "This, convention- is n^som-blcrl In compliance with the-terms- CONVENTION 'IN ., *''-'"•'• E '.- weE(l , Krcaler .,„ volume ana value tnan they'hui3 ever" been. •'Forelsn balances were largely In our favor. Kuropcan Bold was flowing toward' us. But all of this Is changed. The cause,is not-hard to seek. A 'reaction began -when It was known that Vhc legislative and e-enutive'branchcs of the government .were to be democratic. The-Wilton Hill. Sp'oalclns of the Wilson bill Mr. Fairbanks said, that It was lacking In tho primary 1 - purpose of a revenue measure, -falling.I'to' provide adcauate revenue to nieet the requirements of tne government. The- deficiency, said he, grows day by day, : Impairing foreign credit and rmiking do- 1 raestlc capital- Insecure. He charged the • Wilson law with marked sectional favor- Itism . re'ferrlnK especially to the free wool clause. He referred to reciprocity . as' :one of the highest achievements In American statesmanship. Then, too, the "substitution of'ad valorem --for specific duties came In for a heavy scoring—"opening tlie' way for. ' systematic wholesale frauds upon the. treasury and producers and employes of the country." A Sliurp Contrnnt. "All this," Mr. Fairbanks.said, "was In sharp contrast with-'the republican record. Our tariff taws'not'only raised revenue, .-Jtitt they protected our domestic Industries; ithey- impartially, protected,the fanner and •manufacturer;.-.toth'north, and south. Not 'only that, buf-'they' also..raised sufficient revenue to gradually reduce the public -'debt, and -without,Mmppsins. a grievous "burden upon the people.,".. . « \: . ' ''• The CorreWcy. Question. "This-'present-currency-system," contln- •uedltlie chairman, "Is the/ fruit: of. republican' wisdom.-It has been adequate to : all'.oiu> past nectsslrlea, and If uncorrupted '-will meet.- our ..futurej'requlrements. Our igfeaiest. prosperity -was attained when 'repiib'ican cum>ncj>! raws.,.-were-. In full 'operation. WheH.-.,th'e,'.:.'renublIcan party '"was'-in 'power our-currency, ivas good; It was n'ia ; dc'as good .as'the'best on the globe. ••We'mu'de sound money; 1 and we also mode an 'h'ohest protective ...tariff-to'go-'with It. Sound money .and- honest protective, tariff 'go 'hand In- hand together, npt one before • "Th't-'re'publlcan party.-.-has-.not bcen.un- frl»iidiv-io the .proper-use of silver.: It has alwavs favored -and favors to-day the use 'dPallvcr as -a- part- '.of , pur circulating medium, but ItiaVors that use under such •provisions, and sa'fcguards as shall not 1m- •ceril our 1 present:-nsLtlonal standard. . ••r/-ii,e-:republlcaii'.par.ty, deslrlne.fairly to Securer-a'larecr'-jse of sllver-jpledgcd-itself •^F-fa'™' of an,'international acrccment. .-. -'.^an, true to tne please 01 me pariy, took the Initiatory steps and invited an international monetary conference at Brussels at which the subject of an international coinage agreement was ably <iiid nroiitably discussed. •The Monroe doctrine muat be rtrmly upheld: and the powers of the earth made to respoot this great, but unwritten law. Thi'-ri-'- can be no further territorial a»- gra'ndlzement by foreign governments on the -western continent. •'My friends, the campaign of ISM Is upon us The great questions for debate in the august forum of the United States are fre* trade and free silver against a protective tariff and sound money. As we regard our homes and our honor, our happiness and Di-ospel-Tfy, and the future power and majesty of the republic, let us dedicate ourselves'-to the restoration of a protective tariff which shall be genuinely American, and toAhc maintenance of an honest standard of value with which to measure the exchanges of the people." Other Temporary Ofncer» Appointed. At the conclusion of Mr. Fairbanks' speech Mr. Carter proposed the appointments of the secretary, assistant secretaries, sergenats-at-arms, official stenographers and other officials, and persons so named were declared duly appointed. Mr. NV. Lamb, delegate from Virginia, offered a resolution wh!-h was agreed to that until 'i ]i.-.niijir.e!?t organization i? effected the convention will be governed by the rules of tfie last republican convention. MeiiibcrH of Committees Jinincd. Mr. J^amb also offered another resolution, which WHS also adopted, ordering that the roll of. stau-s and territories be now called and that the chairman of eacli delegation announce,the names of the persons selected to serve on the several committees a.s follows: • .' 1. On permanent organization. 2. On rules and order of business. 3. On credentials. 4. On resolutions. M.so that all resolutions In respect to the platform shall be referred to the convention without, debate. The states- were'then called for their selection of : delegates as members of the several committees. When the name of Senator Teller was announced as the member of the committee on rules from his state there was a small outburst of applause, after which the call was proceeded with. When Massachusetts sent up the name ol Senator Lodge as its representative on fhc committee 1 •onTe'soIuiTons, there was : a- counter demonstration on the part -of the gold standard men. The name of Joseph B. Foraker was sent up as the representative of the state of Ohio on the committee on resolutions, and when it was read'from, the clerk's desk It was hailed with-.cheers. Color,!.1 Meu Full to Get it Hearing. Mr. 'Clayton, o£ Arkansas, sent up a. resolution which he .desired to have read and referred, but objection was mode to Its he- ing read,'and It was .referred withoutYead- infc". It .relates ,lb-,'the- determination of election contests. ' "- 1 '.' Another resolution from colored people ot Illinois affecting their rights as a race was treated In a like manner. Aft.er on announcement of the places and times of meeting of the four committees, the convention at 1M7 adjourned to Wednesday at ten a. m.' PRESIDENT WYCKOFF BETTER. >'uuie of -Mis Asuallnut 1§ Scmple nnd Not Clark. New York, -June 10. — Tho man who 1 Monday shot President George Wyukofl.' of the Bank of New Amsterdam, and then shot himself, is not Churles Clark, as he declared himself immediately after the. shooting:. The information was given out at the New- York hospital Tuesday morning: that his real jmme was George IT. Seniple,, 2S years old, married and that his home was at 37 West Eighty-second street. The condition of President Wyckoff Tuesday morning- was slightly improved. Mr. WyckoiT's assailant was. much •worse Tuesday morning. He was said to be sinking rapidly and his death may ba looked for at any hour. Later—George H. Scmple, the man who shot Banker Wyckoff, died in the New York hospital Tuesday at one o'clock. YALE CREW IN ENGLAND. Will Go Into TrnlnliiB Uuiirtere at Once at Henley. London, June 16.—The Yale university crew who arrived in Southampton on board the steamer Berlin Monday evening, took a.speeial train from that place lit eight o'clock Tuesday morning for Henley, where they will at once begin practice for. the'events for which they are entered m-the Henley i-egattn.' The train arrivett at Henley at 11 o'clock, .and the crew were .met by the mayor and the members of the corporation, who were iKvaiting the arrival of the Yale men on'- the platform. The mayor made a x epeech of welcome and introduced the en'tire crew to the aldermen. -Kivcrinen express a very favorable opinion o£ the physique of the Yale crew, as coinparedsji'vith the Cornell crew, which look p$'t in't-he Henley regatta last year. The crew went out for practice Tuesday ajfernoon. Miiy * onceover. . New York, .Tune|,$- — 1" hc condition of Gen.-Ay; H. Djmond, superintendent of the mint nt Site Francisco, .who is ill ; at-,the Gilse.v.house, wns reported to be •extremely'..critical Tuesday. Dr. George M.. Swift, who is attending.the general, scid that, his patient's chances for rccov- •„-'.-/ • nit" yijfcv small. _^ A HOT TIME. Reed and McKinley Create a Seen* at the Southern. Full -Text of Financial Plank as Agreed Upon by Messrs. Hanna, Foraker and Lodge. St. Louis. June 11.—For over an hour before and after midnight the hostilo factions that wero shouting a.nd cheering, one for ReeU and iht othi-r for McKinley, pushed and crushed up and down tlio wide stone st.-ilrCiiM- of the Southern hotel, and finally cam'.- into collision in the lobby. Banners of tMo I'lval candidates, In the hands of strong and excited men, rtntinted defiance at encli other, and finally invited reciprocal attacks, In which 1 they received hard i;wig>! and were. som« of them, torn and demolished. In thcso "rushes" a couple of electric liirht globe* wc-re broker., and the hostilities became so .'ictive that, finally, thvy had to be sujiprfspeil hy a platoon of police summoned for the purpose. Sf-vera! incipient hnnd fljrhts were stopped, with no more damage to the participants than a few bleeding noses. Some of the more obstreperous Individuals vt-re expelled from. th,; lobby by the police, but this had llttl* <;ITect upon the noisy, surRlns. vociferous crowd. ,\t last the captain.of police acted resolutely In the matter and ejected from the hotel all the banner-bearers: and as the club men followed these, the factions separated, the crowds dispersed and comparative quiet was restored. Look for Final Adjournment Tlmrsdmy. There was some talk Tuesday morning: of an-ancring- the work of the convention so as to have a final adjournment by Thursday, ana it is understood that several special trains have been ordered for Friday morning with that prospect In view. ' Hark Hanna, the business manager of tlie McKinley branch of the convention RULKKLET. (If not of-yie entire nffalr), Is credited with the prdsramme by which this Is to be carried out. The committees on credential* and on resolutions were appointed Tuesday and arc to hold continuous session* by day and night until they arc prepared to report. The report of the committee on.. credentials is to be adopted by the convention In the most summary and 'speedy manner, and then the way will be clear for the presentation of the platform, whlcn. the committee on resolutions Is expected to have ready by that time. One day is supposed by Mr. Hanna to be sufficient time for discussion and action on the, platform, and then only a few matters of minor Importance will remain to be dim- posed of. • In confirmation of the probable truth o* this report. It Is stated that the special car In which ex-Senator Platt came to St Louis Is ordered to be in readinew lor leaving- here by Thursday night or Friday mornlnp, and also that Mr. Hann». has stated contldentlally that he. expect* to "leave here by Friday evening. But. of course, mere desires and intention* avail little against serious obstacles, and the obstacles in this case will come Iroin, two self-opposing forces-the advocates ol the "gold standard," and the men who. will b» satisfied with nothing less than a.. declaration In favor of free silver. THE FINANCIAL PLANK. Kill Text as Agreed Upon by Ilannit, Foraker nod Lodee. St Louis, June JG.-The text of tho financial plank of }he platform was agreed to Tuesday morning at a conference held immediately after breakfast by Mr. Hanna. Senator-elect Foraker and Senator Lodge. it la as follows: "The republican party Is unreservedly- for sound money. J.t caused the enactment of the law providing for the resumption of specie payments. In 1879: since then every dollar has been as good as gold. ••We arc unalterably opposed to every measure calculated to debase our currency or Impair the credit of our country, ^a are therefore, opposed to the free coinage of silver except by International agreement: and until such an agreement can BO obtained, the existing gold standard mu»t be preserved. All our silver and paper now in circulation as currency must be maintained at a parity with. golJ, and we favor all measures designed to maintain in--v iojnblv the obligations of the United States and all our money, whether coin or . paper, at the present standard, the stand-. urd ol :_the most enlightened nations of tho The draft of the plank above quoted.- was "not finally agreed' to until almost- HANNA DICTATING T]!RMS. to-) o'flock Tuesday morning, and after- its ' preparation It wan carefully read «nd assented to by Mr. Hanna and Mr. For- a *» M 8tron6 effort has been made to Inoor- Dorate In the tariff plank ^ clause farorln* , (Continued on Sixth Page.)

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