Logansport Pharos-Tribune from Logansport, Indiana on January 25, 1891 · Page 1
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Logansport, Indiana
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Sunday, January 25, 1891
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ournal* YOL. XVI. LOGMSPORT, INDIANA, SUNDAY MOMING. JANUARY. 25. 801. NO. 22. DEWENTER THE HATTER. JOHNSTON BROS. " The Corner Drug Store." Johnston Bros, have removed to the C6r. of 4th and Broadway, •( Strecker Building.) _ .,\ A Holland Complete Line of DRUGS ON HAND PRESCRIPTIONS : CAREFULLY COMPOUNDED. HERE WE ARE Beady to thank you for your liberal patronage the past year. , Hoping to See You This next new year you will find me at 416 Broadway as Usual With a large stock of Watches, Jewelry and Spectacles, D. A. HAUK, The Jeweler and Optician. IF YOU WANT A FINE DRESS SUIT OR BUSINESS SUIT 0 V E R°C 0 A T, FLU-, Boav-er, Melton, Kerseys or any kind to suit the customer English'or Yankee, any Manufacture, you can find it at 318 BROADWAY, Silk lined and got up in the very latest styles to suit the purchaser. Come and examine Goods and prices. Goods sold in suit patterns or pants patterns at reasonable rates and cut and trimed to order. JOS. CRAIG, The Tailor. E. F. K E L L E R Tailor, 311 Market Street THEIE PLATFORM. The Demands of the New Industrial Confederation. They include Free Coinage, the Sub- Treasury Plan, and Election of Senators by the People. MADE KNOWN TJTEIR WANTS. WASHINGTON, Jan. 24.—The commit- teen on confederation of labor organizations reassembled Friday morning. After considerable debate the demands of the new joint organization were finally agreed upon and ratified as folio v.'s: "3. We demand the abolition of National banks as banks of issue, anfl as a substitute for National-bank notes ive demand that legal Treasury notes be issued In sufficient volume to transact the business of tne country without damage or especial advantage to any class or calllDK.sucli notes to be legal tender in payment of all" debts, public and private, and such notes, when demanded by the people, shall bo loaned to them at not more thira 3 per cent, per annum upon non-penshablo products as indicated In the Bub-Treasury plan and also upon real estate, -with proper limitations upon the quantity of land and amount of money. "S. \Ve demand a tree and ualimitcd coinage of silver. "3. We demand the passage of laws prohibiting alien ownership of land, aad that Congress take prompt action to devise some plan to obtain all lands now owned by aliens and foreign syndicates, and that all lands held by railroads and other corporations in excess of such as Is actually used an'd needed by them be reclaimed by the Government and held for actual settlers only. "4. Believing in the doctrine of equal rights to all and special privileges to none, we demand that, taxation. National, State or municipal, shall not be used to build up one interest or class at the expense of another, "5. We demand that an revenues, National, State or cnunty, shall be limited to the necessary expenses of the Government economically and honestly administered. "0. We demand a just and equitable system of graduated tax on incomes. "7. We demand the most rigid, honest and j'nst National control and supervision of the means of public communication and transportation, and if this control and supervision does not remove the abuses now existing we demand the Government ownership of such means of communication and transportation. "8, We demand that the Congress of the Tjnited States submit an amendment to ths constitution providing for the election of United States Senators by the direct vote of the people of each State; also the President and Vice-President by the popular vote. "Risolvtd, That this confederation-of industrial organizations demand that in each State a system shall be provided and fa'lthfully executed that will insure nn honest and accurate registration of all voters, a free, fair, secret and official ballot and an honest public count; and we demand that each State Legislature shall make it a felony ror any improper interference with the exercise of the registration, ballot or count," A permanent organization was then formed by the election of Ben Terrell, of Texas, as president, and J. W. Hayes, of Pennsylvania, as secretary and treasurer. The amalgamated organizations will be known aS the Confederation of Industrial Organizations. HANDY WITH THEIR GUNS. Peyton Dunn Sees His .Father Sliot Dead and Kills the Murderer. NEWPORT, Tenn., Jan. 24.—Captain E. C. Dunn was shot and killed at hia home near this place at an early hour Friday morning by W. A. Moore, Jr. Peyton Dunn, son of the murdered man, then shot and fatally wounded the murderer. Young Du.nn and Moore had quarreled and late Thursday night Moore went to Dunn's house armed with a shotgun, and, calling young Dunn out, said he had come to kill him. Captain Dunn came out and tried to pacify Moore, and asked him to come in and spend the night. Moore did this, but Friday morning he again became enraged and 'emptied his shotgun into Captain Dunn's abdomen, killing him instantly. Peyton Dunn then shot and killed Moore. Condition of Trade. NEW YOBK, Jan. 24.—R. G. Dun & Co.'s weekly review of trade says.that it has been noteworthy throughout recent financial troubles that Western, centers of trade have been comparatively free from disturbances or apprehensions, and now the . energy and growth of the West have their effect'' in larger trade and stronger confident in Eastern .commercial centers. In the reports of this week a moderate but steady increase in the volume of business compared with last year is the most striking feature. Sensation Over a Decision. LOUISVILLE, Jan*24.—Judge Jackson, in the Jeffersonville circuit court has decided that the anti-lottery law passed at the Ir st session of the Legislature is unconstitutional. The decision has caused a sensation, and an appeal will. betaken. This action throws, open all lottery, doors 'in this and adjoining- States, and undoes the work and agitation of years»on } he part of anti-lottery sentiment. A Murder Caused by KellRioas Frenzy. "PITTSBTJKGH, ; Pa., Jan. 24. — Friday William Foulks, living at Laurel station, emptied the contents of a double- barreled shotgun into his wife. .He had been steadily reading several chapters of the Bible over and over, and finally, in a religious frenzy, killed his faithful wife. He is now. insane and under lock and key, The InternatlonalColn Commission. WASHINGTON, Jan. 24.—The Senate lias confirmed the nomination of .N. -P.-; Hill, of Colorado, William A. Russell, of Massachusets, and Lambert Tree, of; Illinois, to be commissioners to: con? sider .the establishment.of an international coin or coins. INDIANA. Business Transacted, by the Legislature—Other Ne~ws. Work of tlio I,!iwmakcr«. -INDIANAPOLIS, Ind., Jan. 24—-The bill malting Labor day a legal holiday was ordered engrossed, in the House Friday as was also the bill making it unlawful for corporations or'other employers to keep back any part of the wages -of their employes to be invested in' any so-called insurance or benefit schemes. A bill was introduced requiring the use of automatic brakes on "all railway trains; also requiring foreign fire and life insurance companies to keep money on deposit in Indiana. In the Senate the judiciary committee reported against the bill making 6 per cent, the legal rate of interest, and, any thing above that usury. A bill abolishing the State Board of Agriculture was favorably reported. Several local option bills were reported unfavorably. In response to the request of the Senate, made several days ago, the Auditor of State made a report that the express, telephone and telegraph companies of the State in 1800 "paid taxes to the total amount of S3.0S1.94. As a matter of fact the express companies paid not a cent, the Auditor said. The. total delinquency " of these three classes of companies in 1S90 was almost or fully twice as great as the total ameunt of taxes which were paid. The report was referred to the finance committee. A bill was introduced requiring that the National flag shall fly from all school-houses. Among the important new. bi'Ss introduced during the day was one which provides that the school revenues shall hereafter be distributed, not according to the enumeration of children between the ages of 6 and 21 years, but according to the average attendance of pupils dur- ing'the school term of 100 days. It was charged in the Senate that the State had been badly swindled in the construction of the new hospital for the insane at Richmond, and a committee •tvas appointed to investigate. Senator Yoryan, of Richmond, said that the building, although just completed, would have to be repaired. There were large cracks in the walls and the doors arid/windows would all have to be taken out and reset.- The building cost the State Kearlv §300,000. Kobbed the Collection-Plate, EVANSVILI,H. IncL, Jan. 24.—Paul Me- Adams, IS years old," son of a traveling man, is a rather tough youngster. He has been brought into rather unenviable prominence several times here. The boy succeeded in gaining admittance into, the Y. M.'C. A. as an active member, having professed conversion. When Dr. Tracy, the temperance evangelist, came to this city young McAdams was selected as the proper person to assist in'the collection. Thursday night after the collection Dr. Tracy placed the money into McAdams' hands to watch until after the .lecture. The boy could not withstand the. temptation, aad helped himself to $00 and left. It was found that he had gotten rid of a portion of his money and with the balance he had taken a train for St. Louis. VomiR: but "Old In Crimp. LAPORTE. Ind., Jan. 34.—Henry Gasper, of Michigan City, is only 1C years old, but is under arrest charged with ten crimes. For several months past Michigan City has been greatly exercised over frequent burglaries, and. despite the utmost vigilance it was impossible to locate the thieves. It now transpires from a confession made by young Gasper that he committed 'the crimes. He has revealed the hiding place of several hundred dollars and-other valuables. It is estimated that, he has stolen property to the value of-nearly So, 000. It is. believed'Gasper has sevi ral accomplices. i Tried to Kill tlio Preacher. ' MAKTINSVII.I.E, Ind,, Jan. Z*.— At Bethel, in Greene County, a protracted meeting is being carried on. Thursday night Eev. Mr. Whisand arose to announce the hymn before entering upon his discourse, "Sand 'just as he began to read some unknown person shot through the window at him. Luckily he moved just as the shot was discharged or he would have been killed. The bullet passed through the pulpit and imbedded itself in the wall. The would-be murderer has not yet been apprehended. Went Mad Over Religion. ANDERSON, Ind., .Jan. 24.—Leonard Eenzenbo wcr, of Stony Creek township, Went violently insane while^gt church. He went home, signed overlfw notes, deeds, etc., to his- son, and going to the-barn attempted suicide, by hanging. He was rescued before he had accomplished his purpose. Benaenbowcr is a prominent and wealthy-young farmer. His insanity is attributed to religious excitement. Lymph for Indianapolis. INDIANAPOLIS, Ind., Jan. 24.—The bottle of the Koch lymph presented to the phys&ians of this city by President Harrison was received Friday and placed in the keeping of the superintendent of the city hospital.' An analysis will be made of a specimen of the lymph and the remainder will be used in experiments on patients in the hospital. BY REQUEST Of Many of Our Customers Who were unable to attend our Semi-Annual Clearance Sale! The past week, we have resolved to continue the same during all of the coming week. We have added other departments, and MARKED DOWN! Many more goods to add to the general sweep. The largest of them all will be found in our CLOAK DEPARTMENT. Be on hand Monday morning. WILER& WISE 315 Fourth Street. Gage i CHICAGO, Jan. 24.—President Lyman J Gage of the World's Colum'bian Ex position wifi.retire. from his office on the first of nest April Mr. Gage is' firmly determined to execute sueli a step, and expresses ..himself positively on his intention. He says his duties-as president of the organization seriously interfere with other business interests which he can not afford to neglect. Coroner's Verdict ia the Sheedy Cage. LINCOLN, Neb., Jan. 24.—The coroner's jury in the Sheedy murder eaee brought in a verdict that John Sheedy came to his death through a conspiracy between his wife, Harry Walstrom and Monday McFarland, the negro who assaulted him. THE MABKETS. Grain. Provisions, Etc. CHICAGO, Janl 24. FIXHJH—Quiet imd lower. Spring Wheat pat»its, S4.50@-4.75; Bakers', S3.25®3.f.O; Winter Wheat Flour, S4.CO@5.00 for Patents, R40@4.50 for Cleurs. WHEAT—Kuled active and higher. No. 2 cash, 88@Sfli.Sc; May, 94@95!4G. . . ... OORN—Moderate trade at a higher range. No. 2, 48Ji©49?So; February, 49&<5>49Xc; May, lJs®52«c; July, D2@52?jc. .. „.„,. OATS—Stronger. No. 2 cash",' 435»@44c;.May, nt.J?B®45^c. Samples in fair demand and steady: No. 3, 43«@iI4c; No. 3 White. 43a45c; No. 3, 44 ~}44'/,c; No. 2 White, 40H@48>5c, EYE—Little doing; Bteady. No. E cash, 71e; February, "10, and Mny,. 14c. Samples at 71® 72^0 tor No. 2, anfl.67ia09c for No. 3. ^ BARLBY—Was'auiet and dull. .Poor, 5g@6Io; common to fail', 62@C5c; good, 06®08c, and choice, 70®72c. . . - .. MESS PORK—Market quite active and prices ruled higher. Quotations ranged at 89.87H® 10.00 for cash; S9.S7!4@9.90 for January, and ... . ,.. LAKD—Bather active andprlces ruled highcs. Prices 1 ranged at $5.TO@5.72!4 for cash; $5.70® B.72',4 for February, and 5ao~W®6-10 for May. BUTTEB—Creamery, !S®87c; Dairy, . 12@20c; Paolcing stock, 6®flc. , - POTJI/TRY—Live Chickens, 6W@7c per Ib; Live Turkeys, 5®8tfo per Ib; Uve Ducks, 7M@ 80 per Ib: Live Oeese, $3.00®0.00 per doz. OiLS-Wis'consin Prime,White, So; .Water White, 8',iic; Michigan Prime White, 9y$o; Water White. lOKc; Indiana Prime White, ; Water White, lOc; Headlight. 175 test, ; Gasoline, 87 deg's, Me; 74 dog's, 93»o: Naphtha, 63 deg's, 8c. LIQUORS—DlMtilled Spirits ruled firm at tl. 14 per Rill, for finished goods. NEW YORK, Jan. 24. WHBAT—Advanced &c; declined ?BC; quiet. January, SJ.03M; February, -*1.05?J; Muroli, $1.05; May, S1.02Ji(gil.033-16; June, $1.00?i@1.01; July, 97;3@87%c: December, »6?ic. COEN—Dull; flra. No. 3, 61@63?ie; steamer mixed, <soj£@61 Me. ' OATS—Dull; steady. Western,'60@6Cc. PROVISIONS—Beef quiet and firm. Plate. $5.00 ©7.50;. family, &9,00@8.50. 'Pork steady and qui'etj.new Mess, Jn.50g>n.75; old Mass,.J8.75® B10.75; extra prime, *9.50@10.50. Lard quiet and •weak; steam-rendered, $6.06. . . CLEVELAND, O...Jan. 2*, PETROLEUM—Quiet. Standard wljlte, 110 deg. test, 6=40; 74 gasoline, 9c; S6 gasoline, 12o; 68 naphtha, 7e. Ovo Stock. CHICAGO, Jan. Si. CATTLE—Market quiet and prices steady," ranging at $4.90@5.35 for choice to.fancy shipping Steers; S4.00@4.80 lor good to choice do.;. B.15@S.85 for common to fair do.; $2.75@3 60 for butchers' Steers; $2.253i2.50 for Stockers; S2.10 @2.70for Texans; $3.70 i.i3.85-for Feeders; *1.25 l75'for Cows; ?1.50®3.00 for.Bulls, and $3.00® i.OO' for Veal Calve*. HOGS—Market active and prices well maintained, ranging at 12.7033.45.for Pigs: S3.30® 3.85 for light; ?3.35,s3..iU for rough packing; ;S.40.ga.85 lor mixucL ami 53.50-^3.70 for ,j siid sapping lota. " GOT THE WORST OF IT/ A ""Montana Telejrrapli Operator GM1* Property to Ex-Senator Tabor TFortk '•18,000,000 for • 100,000. ,__ HELENA, ' Mont, .Jan. ... 24.— E. A. Street, a telegraph operator of 'Helena, is 8100,000 richer than a f «wweeks ago, Irat is aware that he, sold /million* for that amount. Street worts at telegraphy in the • winter and prospects in the • summer. Some time ago he located a placer claim in Lemoi County, Idaho, and bought up adjoining claims till ho had 1,600 acres. He reported his tod to ex- fienator Tabor, who sent experts to examine it and on their report paid Street . $100,000 for his property. It is now reported that the plader property is worth fully 515,000,000. . . . ,. nder an .AvaJnncbe. PARIS, Jan. 24.— While a number of meif 'were employed on. the railroad at Mantua, near Baurg-, an avalanche fell upon them, burying severalof the working-men Jtnd injuring three of them, so severely that their recovery is doubtful. The men were employed in releasing' snow-blocked trains, /which have been • motionless at-, Isantua. for. some day*. pSst. •• • --• V-' '. -;,-. On Trial for Embezzlement. CHIPPEWA FALts, Wis.,- Jan. 24.— After several adjournments 1 the case of the-State of. Wisconsin against ex-County Treasurer Sever Serley, charged with, embezzling:, funds to the -amount of SSOiOOdj" was" called in ^the municipal court at Chippewa 'Falls : at. 1 o'clock Friday. The preliminary examination. was begun. . ... A Bullet Instead of; "Plunder. .. WASHINGTON,- Ind.,,- Jan., 34.— Joseph Lamb, recently of Fountaine County, Ind., attempted to burglarize the honse of "Thomas Veale, a proininerit farmer of this coimty. and. was shot and perhaps, fatally, injured. ., Coming In all its Majestic Splendor DOLAN'S. OPERA HOUSE. ONE NIGHT ONLY. ThursQay, January '29th. The Largest Most Complete and Eeflned Or.^ ganiziitlon In Dxlstaiice. PECK AND FTJRSMAN'S,. Double Mammoth Spectacular Uncle Tom's Cabin Co., Presenting Mrs Harriet Beecher Stowe's Gwrt Story ol American History Uncle Tom's Cabin On a scale ol Magnlftcenee never before attemted. Everything Entirely New and Novel. Popular Prices 25, 35 ittiil 50 *c»W. Watch for the GrandFree Street Farad*

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