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^ft™^- 5 *' 3 *"'^^-*",* .-'?" VOL. XYI. LOGANSPOET, INDIANA, WEDNESDAY MORNING. JANUARY 28. 891, NO. 24. DEWENTER THE HATTER. JOHNSTON BROS. "The Corner Drug Store." -, Johnston Bros, have removed to the Cor. of 4th and Broadway, (Strecker Building.) A Full and Complete Line of DRUGS ON HAND PRESCRIPTIONS CAREFULLY COMPOUNDED. \ ""HERET WE ARE Keady to thank you for your liberal'patronage the past year. Ho p ing to Se e Y o u This next new year you will find rue at 41O Broadway as Usual With a large stock of Watches, Jewelry and Spectacles, D.A.HAUK, Tie Jeweler and Optician. IF YOU WANT A FINE ,BRESS SUIT OR BUSINESS SUIT 0 V E R°C 0 A T, Fur, Beaver, 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. rCRAIG, The Tailor. E. F. K EL L E.R T a i 1 o r, '• 311 Market Street NEW STOATOBS. William F. Vilas Elected by Wisconsin's Legislature, Kansas Farmers Win a Victory by th« Election of Judge W. A. Peffer as Ingalls' Successor. A VICTOEV FOR VILAS. MADISON. Wis., Jan. 27.—Both Houses of the Legislature 'elected William F. Vilas to succeed John C. Spooner as United States Senator by a strict party vote. The Eepublicans voted for Senator Spooner.. The vote stood: Senate -William F. Vilas, 16; John C. Spooner, 14. House —Vilas, (56; Spooner, 31. INGALLS DEFEATED. TOPEKA, Kan., Jan. 37-.—Senator John J. Ing-alls .has been retired' to private life. The seat he has so long- occupied in the United States Senate has been taken from him and voted to another man. That man is Judge W. A, PefEer, the ed- HOT of the Kansas Farmer.who w - A- TEFKEK. was selected by the Fanners' Alliance caucus at 1 o'clock a. m. The voting for Senator began at noon and Peffer's election resulted on the first ballot. Following- is the vote in the House: Peffer 86 Ingalls 23 Blair • 5 In the Senate: Peflor Installs » The galleries were crowded almost to suffocation by people who had come from all -parts of the State to witness the contest. There was a tumult of applause when the result of the ballot was made known and Peft'er was declared elected. . • . [Senator Tngalls' successor is a man of National politics, and he represents a newly developed torce in the political world. The term of self-made .man applies in his case, tor -whatever he is intellectually is due to his owe industry. William Alfred Peffer is in nis- 60th ye»r. His education was obtained oy study after the hours of hard labor required \p afford him a subsistence. Judge Peffer. lilte the man he succeeds, has » military record. He enlisted as a private in the Eighty-third Jllinois Volunteer Infantry and earned a commission as Second Z/Ieutenant. After the war he settled in Tennessee and at Clarksville engaged ir« the practice of law. He removed to Kansas in 1870 and immediately assumed active part in the politics o* that State. Although he has acted for the .most part with the Kepublicans, he was a pioneer in organizing the farmers for political action. In Kansas he was by turns farmer, lawyer arid editor, and -was for one or two terms a member of the State Senate." He is for all the articles of the Alliance creed, including the abolition of National banks, Government control of railway and telegraph lines, and tlie loaning or Government money to land-owners and upon products of the soiLl NO CHAXGK AT SPKINGFIELD. . SPRINGFIELD, ' 111.. .Jan. 37.—The joint Legislature assembly met at noon, and balloting- for Senator was at once resumed. Six ballots were taken, without chang-e. The last ballot, which was the .thirty-seventh stood: Palmer; 101; Og-lesby, 100: Streeter, 3. Adjourned. THE FAIR IN DANGER. More States Tlireaten to "\Vithold Support on Account of tin; "Force" Bill. TRENTON, "N. J;. Jan. 27.—Both branches of the Legislature met Monday night. A resolution was-introduced in the assembly and made the special order for next Tuesday denouncing- the elections bill, 'and declaring that the State will withhold its appropriation for the.world's fair if the bill becomes law. •, - . . NASHVILLK, Tenn., Jan. 27.—Mr.- Stroud, who introduced in the Senate a few days ago a resolxition. which was adopted, :dedaring that no -world's fair appropriation would be made "until the elections bill now pending in Congress is finally disposed of, introduced another resolution Monday. The last resolution is as follows: "Setolvftl, By the General Assembly of the State of Tennessee, that we-'.call upon Democratic Legislatures in every section/of our land not only to withhold all appropriations at this time to the Columbian exposition to be held at Chicago, but in the event of the passage of the elections bill to discourage their people from attending said exposition, and we appeal to the patriotic members of both parties to rally together for the defeat of such dangerous and un-American legislation." ALBANY, N. Y., Jan. 27.—In the Assembly Monday a resolution was introduced providing that if the .elections bill is passed by Congress the Legislature of this State shall make no appropriation for, nor take any 'part in, the wond's fair, on the ground that 'the passage of the.force bill will revive sectionalism to such an extent that the fair will, not "be the fair of the whole country. ' . . >"V Compromise. LONDON, Jan. 27.—It is denied that a compromise of any kind has been effected between'the Parnell and McCarthy factions of the Irish Nationalist party as the result of the repeated conferences at Boulogne. . ' • Turlington to Die March 6. ST. Louis, Jan. .27.— The .Supreme Court at Jefferson City, Mo., to-day fixed March fi for the execution of John Oscar Turlington, the murderer of Sheriff Cranmer at Honneville, Mo. INDIAN CHIEFS IN CUSTODY. General Miles Taking Hostile Savages to Chicago as Prisoners — They Will B« Kept at Fort Sheridan an Hostages for the Good Behavior of the Kc»t of the Sioux at rine Kldge Agency. CHICAGO, Jan. 27.—Geneva! Miles is determined to'put an end, so far as possible, to Indian troubles. He has in custody thirty of the worst mischief makers on the Pine Kidge , reservation, and is bringing them to Chicago. They will be kept under guard at I'ort Sheridan, as hostages for the g-ood behavior of those left on the reservation. • It is also the General's belief that" ivith these mischief- malters out of the way the other Indians will be more inclined to behave themselves. General Miles left Eushville, Xeb.. Monday night with his prisoners under escort of tjvo companies of infantry. The party is traveling by special train. In all there are forty Indians in the party. Ten of these will to go to Washington with General Miles for a, conference. The other thirty, as stated, will be taken to Fort Sheridan. The names of the Indians who will go to Washington are Young-Man- Afraid-of-llis-llorses, American Horse, Fire Thunder, and Hump, of the friend- lies; of the hostiles, Little Wound. Big Road, He Dog, Two Strike, High Pipe, and High Hawk. The more peaceable of the Indians left on the reservation are to be enlisted in the regular army and trained as soldiers. They will be subjected to the same discipline, wear the same uniform and get the same rations, etc., as the white recruits. As an Indian is rarely troublesome when he has something- to busy himself at, it is hoped in this way to keep their minds from mischief. Indians are natural soldiers; they love the glitter of uniforms and the use of arms, and should' make an efficient branch of the army in iron tier'service. CAMERON'S SILVER MARGINS. The Pennsylvania Senator Admits Speculating, but Thought It Right. WAsnrNOTO.v, Jan. 27.—In the silver- pool investig-ation Monday Senator Don Cameron took the witness' stand. Mr. Dingley suggested to the. Senator that perhaps he had seen the testimony of Senator Vest and Mr. Littler before the 'committee. The Senator replied, that he had no concealment to make regarding his purchase of silver. The testimony of Mr. Littler .was substantially correct. ,He bought •silver, just as he would buy any other commodity. He had puruhase'd it without" much thought. He had bought through Mr. Littler early.in June about 100,000 ounces, on a margin of SS,000.. before the bill passed the Senate^ and gave an order to him to sell in. ten days or two weeks. He kept no memorandum of the transaction. So-'far as he recollected the silver was disposed of in June. His profits were about SI. 1.00. He had no knowledge of any. other Senator or Representative, or' Government official having any interest in the purchase of silver, and knew nothing about the exploits of the silver pool. To Mr. Rowell the witness said there had been n.o talk between him and' other Senators as to the organization of a silver pool, and to Mr. Oates he said that no member of the House or Senate had asked him to exert his influence to prevent the present investigation or to get Mr. Dockery to withhold his resolution asking for it. In response to further questions Mr. .Cameron said' Senator. Vest- was mistaken in his testimony when he said that lie '(Cameron) bought, the .silver after the bill had passed the Senate. MR. BANCROFT'S WILL. The liiillre Kstale Given in Trim* for tho Benefit of Relatives. WASHINGTON. 'Jan. 27.—The will of the late. George .Bancroft was placed in probate here Monday. The estate is given in. • trust for . the benefit of relatives. Mr. Bancroft gives his portrait to Harvard College. His manuscript and historical collections : .are to be offered for sale to the library, of Congress and in the event of their not being purchased to be offered to any public library, the money to be added to the trust .fund. The library and jrintlid works are to be sold preferably to some one institution and this money is to go to the same fund. The income from his copyrights is also to go to this fua'd, A FOOLISH LOVER. He Kills JIl.s Sweetheart and Then Takes •- .JTiH Own X.ife. GMINWOOD, Minn., Jan, 27.—Sunday evening in Ben Wade, township Miss Aimie'SimonsonV'a girl of 15 years, met Christ'Abrahamson at the gate of her father's yard and told him she could;not many him because she was too young Abrahamsou, who. himself is hut 18, pleaded -with: her a few minutes and 'then drew a revolver and shot her through the heart. Walking away a few yards he placed the weapon to his temple and fired, dying almost instantly. «ermany'*' Koyal Infant Baptized. BERLIN, Jan. 37.—The infant son of Kaiser William was baptized .Joachim Joseph Humbert, in honor of the Emperor's grand uncle, Prince Joachim; and of King Humbert : of Italy. Field- Marshal Count von Moltke, the King of Italy and the Queen Regent of Holland were the sponsorb, the two latter by proxy. BY REQUEST Of Many of Our Customers Who were unable to attend our Seini-Annual Clearance Sale! The past week, we have resolved to continue the same during all [of this week. We have added other departments, and MARKED DOWN! Many more goads 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 OF 315 Fourth Street. THE BEHEING SEA. Attorney-General Miller on the Su- jourt Case. Great Britain's Position Is Untenable —The Question of Jurisdiction a Political One. AGA1XST JOHN BULL. WASHINGTON, Jan. 27.—The brief of Attorney-General Miller in reply to. the application of the Canadian Government for a writ of prohibition in the case of the W. P. Sayward, libeled for catching' seal in Kehring sea,forty-nine miles from shore, has "been filed with the Supreme Court.'- The position of the 1 United States Government is thus stated briefly: . . • . The Government or the United States op-: poses the filing of a petition for a writ of prohibition to the district court of Alaska in this ease fertile following reasons: First, that the- Supreme Court has no power, in any case to issue a writ of prohibition to the Sitka court, because it is not a distrfct -court ot the United States, being tnerely a Territorial •ourt. He argued, further, that the question ol jurisdiction of the Alaska court, which the pe-. titioners seek to present, can not be raised on the record of the admiralty proceedings on file with the Supreme Court because the lace of these proceedings shouldprove jurisdiction In the Alaska court, and alter .sentence in such causes 'heard argued, prohibition "will not issue." In concluding his argument, he held that, conceding all the*facts' averred in the petition, lha question of jurisdiction of the Alaskan court - depends upon the extent of the dominion of the United States in the Behriag sea. In this, he maintained. Is a political question to be decided bythe political department-of the Government—the Executive and Congress, both of which Saye decided against petitioner's contention and this decision, he held, must be conclusive uoen the judiciary. No consideration, whatever, the Attorney.-General said, had been given in bJs answer to tho question of international law, which is now and has been for the past six years the subject of diplomatic correspondence between Great Britain and the United States with ret.-, erence to the right - of this country to •assert a territorial jurisdiction, in Behring sea to the extent of protecting its seal fisheries beyond the three-mils limit ordinarily fixed as the boundary of territorial jurisdiction of countries bordering on the sea. Such a question, the Attorney-Reneral respectfully insisted, is not withinttie cogniz ance of the Supreme; Court, and he theref6re did not discuss it. ^ Stiilo a^tulo to U<-uUi. MEMPHIS, Tenn., Jan. 27.—Eobert Dotson and J ohn Banks fell under the wheels of a passenger train on the Louisville & Nashville road Monday, evening and were .instantly, killed. The men were stealing- a ride and in avoiding the brakeman fell tinder the train. IK He Alive? NKW YOKK. Jan. '27.- The Herald's Lewiston (Idaho) special says Robert Bay Hamilton is still • alive, and the whole story of his death was a carefully prepared plan to get rid of his mistress, the adventuress, Eva Mann. Jlllnol* Proh.bition Conference. : ; SPHINOFII<XI>, 111:. Jan. 27.—The Prohibitionists will hold a State conference •. here this week, commencing Wednesday with an address by ex-Governor St. John and continuing- through Thursday. GROUND BROKEN. The First. Sod Turned for World'* Work on the lake Front tit Chicago. CHICAGO, Jan. 27.—A large crowd gathered on the Lake Front to witness the first breaking of .the ground for the world's fair buildings;- -At -9 o'clock a. m. the first stake was driven to > make ; a corner of the temporary building for .the construction FIKST BUILDINe OF THE FAIR. headquarters at the foot of Harrison street. The honor of driving- the stake was accorded to" James • Kdsbie, of this city, a .native-born. American. The chips hewn from the first stake were eagerly sought after by relic-hunters. The building will be, 42x80 feet in dimensions,- two stories in. , height, and will he constructed of "brick. It will be simple and. substantial in. architecture, and- will .be completed .•within a; month. ' • * Killed' by.tho'Can. LOL-ISVJLI.E. Ky.,' Jan. 27.—George W."'Putnam, aged 1 ' '23, . of Joliet; 111, employed-on the . Chesapeake & Ohio at Bull Creek, attempted to board/a moving- train at that point Monday night. His fooffslipped and he fell under the wheels. ; A dozen cars passed, .over his body cutting it into fragments Coming in all its Majestic Splendor. DOLAN'S OPERA HOUSE. ONE NIGHT ONLY. Thursday, January 29th. '"" . . The Largest Most .Complete and Refined Or— ganizatlon In Exlstance \ PECK AND FURSMAN'£ Double Mammoth Spectacular Uncle Tom's Cabin Co., Presenting MTB Harriet BeecUer Stowe's Gre* Story of American Hlstorj- Uncle Tom's Cabin On a scale of MagnlneenM nevex 1 before attainted.. Everything Entirety New and Novel. *J ~~~~ Popular Prices 25, 05 and 50 cent*. '' * Watch fortheG-randFreeStreetP^irada

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