Logansport Pharos-Tribune from Logansport, Indiana on January 23, 1895 · Page 1
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VOL XX. LOGANSPORT, INDIANA WEDNESDAY MORNING. JANUARY 23, 1S95. NO 20. SUCCESS. NotwithstandiDg {•he Unfair Competition We have been compelled to fight, ft is with pride that we are able to state that our 15th Annual Remnant and Linen Clearance Sale. IS PROVING A PERFECT The Public at large have appreciated our efforts tofuri)isth them with clean, reliable merchandise- backed with a guarantee—at such low prices, and to them we return our thanks, We are quite positive that many now purchas- ins Shop Worn and Moth Eaten Goo is will regret it deeply whoa they see our beautiful Spring "Stock at the low prices the new tariff will permit us to name. £ SALE WILL CONTINUE From day to day during this eatire week and we promise you immense bargains iu all short length Lineas, To ^clings, Dress Goods, including Black Goods and all Pattern Lengths in Fancy Silks. Busy Bee Hive. 409-411 Broadway, 306 Fourth St. In Begining a Journey •we should see that we begin right by going to the right place to .buy our goods and this is the right way to begin tho Now Year. Wo expeot to remain at the old stand and will be pleased to see you during this year. Wo alwny.n have a large line of Diamonds,Watches Clocks, Jewelry, Silverware, Fiue China etc. at 410 Broad tfivy. p, s.—Wo thank you] for your liberal patronage before Cliristuuvs. G1IOWS WOB8E. D. A HAM, The Jeweler ana Optician 410 Broadway. .»—*•— I •"• I •WHERE DIRT GATHERS, WASTE RULES. 1 GREAT SAVING RESULTS FROM THE USB OF SAPOLIO New Goods Slaughtered. Overcoats, Ulsters, Heavy Suits and Winter Underwear at your own price. We have also between three and four hundred boys' suits in all sizes and qualities that you can buy at your own figures. No Fake! Nothing but straight goods at the Broadway Clothing Store, 426 Broadway. The Strike Situation in Brooklyn Looks Decidedly Ugly. More Troops Held in Readines*— Wholesale Wire Cutting—Linemen Go Back. BROOKLYN, Jan. 22.—A car was started out from Halscy street depot of the Putnam avenue line at 0:12 Tuesday morning. By 6 o'clock the company had a dozen cars running. The company's linemen before daylight found that the strikers had been getting revenge during the night by cutting- the wires in many places. On Myrtle avenue near Broadway t\vo sections of wire had been cut out, and on the Gates avenue line fourteen sections were, cut out It will require several hours to repair these. A nonunion motorman was attacked at the Halsey street .station about 5 o'clock in the morning and severely beaten. A policeman who stood no:ar by refused to interfere. Lkn«m»n KefusB to :«>iko IlepnirH. In pursuance of the agreement ar- rfvcd at Monday afternoon by the linemen that they would refuse to execute any repairs on the roads still tied up, twelve men struck work at 7:45 Tuesday morning. They were sent with a repair wagon to replace wires which had been cut during the night between Gates and Knickerbocker avenues. On reaching the soot where '•>:•" JOS. G. GRACE GEN. JAMBS (ComrnundhiK Troops In Brooklyn-) the wires were down the men refused pointblank to have anything to do with repairing them, and left the wagon. The wagon was taken back to the depot by the motorman and conductor. A squad of policemen and some disturbers were iu conflict during the morning. When tho men were ordered : to clear away from the corner of Ham- j ilton avenue and Court street They ! refused to do so. One of the men hurled an OS'S at the policemen. The blueuoats thereupon charged the mob IUH! ehibbcd every one in sight. Twenty , of the crowd left the neighborhood ; with badly bruised heads. Sonus Cur.- Kuu. Cars arc running on the Fulton street, Fifth avenue, Bergen street, Sumner avenue, l'utr.iiin avenue and .Flatbush lines. None o£ them have becr> mo lostcd. Two companies of militia have been sent from the depot of the Atlantic avenue lino at Fifth avenue and Twenty-fourth street to the depot at Ninth avenue and Twentieth street, where it was proposed to start the Fifteenth street line. It is said thh-t delegates from New York- city, Newark, N. J., and Jersey City will come to Brooklyn to confer with the strike leaders to consider the /advisability of ordering a strike among the motormen and conductors of tho trolley lines in those Cities. The executive committee will advise the delegates not to do so unless they lave independent grievances, as they fear that a sympathetic strike will deprive them of the public confidence which they claim they now have. The executive committee also deprecates any attempt of other workers to strike out of sympathy. Soldifrs Will Use Their Gnnn. Col. Apple ton. of the Seventh regiment, has issued an order to the men of his command that there shall be no nioro temporizing with rioters, and that when they are assaulted with missiles of any kind they must answer with a volley of lead. Many of the assaults committed, however, have been bv women and boys. "A Flatbush avenue car was brought to" a standstill early in the day at £ros- •pect park plaza, where some iron girders and other obstructions bad been placed upon the track. The motorman and conductor, who attempted to clear away the obstructions, were pelted with stones. Seventy-five men were received at the car house of the Third avenue line to-day, and it is expected that an attempt will soon be made to operate cars on this route, which, has not turned a wheel since the strike was ordered. A man stoned the power house of the Second avenue line at Second avenue and Fifty-second street Tuesday. Many windows were broken, but no serious damage was done. A pistol shot ;-was also fired through the windows during the night. L»w After Street Car Une. Jodtre Gavuor has crranted an order to show cause why a writ of mandamus should not issue to compel the Brooklyn Heights company tn resume the operation of its lines. Trooos Held in Beiitliiu-ss. Troops at Troy, Hudson and other ne»r-by points have received orders to hold themselves in readiness to start for Brooklyn at a moment's notice. Linemen ordiM-c.l Back- The executive committee of the D. A. T5 at a meeting at - o'clock directed the linemen to return to work. There are rumors of a compromise, and it is reported that a meeting of all parties interested will be held at 5 o'clock 10 attempt some arrangement In settlement of the strike. Linemen :»t Work. At 2 o'clock the linemen began putr ting up wires on Gates avenue, where they had been torn down. The. linemen said Connelly, the master workman, told them to go ahead and put the wires up. Mayor Issucn a Proclamation. The mayor, Corporation Counsel McDonald, Police Commissioner Wells, City Works Commissioner White and other members of the cabinet entered into a conference at 11 o'clock Tuesday morning at the city hall. At 1 o'clock the meeting adjourned and Mayor Schiere-n issued the following proclamation as the result of the conference: "Law and order muse prevail lirst In this community, must be respected l)y "11 and must bo enforced upon nil, even It 1: takes tho entire force ot tbo st:ite." Will Support tho strike. BAT/HMOM, Md,,, Jan. 22.—District Assembly No. 41, Knights of Labor, of Baltimore, Monday night'resolved to support the striking street car men in Brooklyn. Resolutions to this eJIect were adopted after it had been stated that an agent of the car companies was in Baltimore engaging men to go to Brooklyn to take the places of the strikers. TELEGRAPH LINES DOWN. Trouble Iu AuNtnillii On.od by Flootln— Uvlny In Ui » it™. NKW Youic, .Ian. yi.— The Western Union Telegraph company's central cable office publishes a bulletin received from Port Darwin, Australia, reporting serious interruption to the government telegraphs of that country and great difficulties encountered in the work of restoration owing to floods. All Australian telegrams are accepted subject to delay. The telegraphs in the Transvaal are also interrupted and messages for that •part of Africa are likely to meet with some delay. THANKS FOR! THlT~RELICS. Representative ot the United Statin Hal ""»ii Amllenco with the Pope. KojiE, Jan. 22.—The pope gave an audience Tuesday to Mr, Joseph Heywood, who, on behalf of the United States, thanked his holiness for the loan of the Vatican relics which were exhibited at the Chicago fair. Mr. Heywood later called upon Cardinal Rarapolla, to whom lie presented a letter from Secretary Grcsham. WILL INVESTIGATE FRAUDS. (jul)criiiiror!«l Conto-t Bill ratine* tho Semite of Tennessee. NASUVILIE, Tenn., Jan. 22.—The gubernatorial contest bill passed the state senate Tuesday by a vote of IS to 14—a strict party vote. It provides for an investigation of alleged frauds before a governor shall be inaugurated. Gov. Turney will continue to hold over while the investigation is being made. ' Fatal Delusion of n Morph.Iiie-Ea.ter. HEXDEBSOX, Ky., Jan. 22.— Edward Rivers, living near Brownsville, Ed- niondson county, killed his two children, a boy of C and a girl of S years, and fired a, bullet into his own brain. Rivers was addicted to tbe habitual use of morphine and labored under the delusion that his family, if allowed to live, would become hopelessly insane. At the time of the tragedy his wife was absent from home on a visit, and upon'-her return -the bloody spectacle threw her into convulsions, which imperil her life. _ Cullntu Secures Majority Vote. SPRIXGFIELD, 111., Jan. 22.—The state legislature on separate ballot Tuesday gave.Shelby M. Cullom-a. majority of all votes cast for United States senator. All that now remains is for the vote to be ratified on joint ballot. Vote in the senate was: Cullom, 32; MacVeagh, 1; absent. S. Vote in the house was: Cullom, 90; MacVeagh, 60: absent 3. Both, houses then adjourned till Wednesday. \Tonden If fireams Come True. VALPARAISO, Ind., Jan. 22.—Israel Trahan sent for all his relatives to come and see him. He was stricken several weeks ago with paralysis and Sunday night : dreamed that he would die Wednesday. He has made iis will and arranged his business, as he firmly believes in the dream. Ti»rthqa«lci> Stock: at WiBASH, Ind., Jan. 22.—A light shock of earthquake startled the people of this city Sunday night. There was an ominous rumbling as though of » distant explosion and windows of buildings rattled quite violently for a short time. No damage was done. , N- J-. Jan. 22.—Both houses of the legislature balloted for United States senator Tuesday, and the result was the election of William J.-Sewell, tbe choice of the republican caucus last week. JUDGE EICKS. Appears Before the House Judiciary Committee. . Tries to Explain Some of His Methods of Collecting Fees—Bailey Makes Some Curt Remark*. WASHINGTON, Jan. 22.—Judjre Augustus 3. Ricks, judtfe of the district court of the United States for the northern district of Ohio, appeared before the house judiciary committee Tuesday to reply to the charges made against him by the Central Labor union of Cleveland, 0., upon which the resolution of impeachment agreed to by the committee is based. Chairman Culberson stated to Judge Kicks, when the latter appeared, that the committee had decided to allow him to make any statement he mijrht wish. Mr. 'Culberson told him that lie was not here as a witness. The committee did not request any statement, bat were ready to hear anything- he might have to say. Judfre Ricks, in opening:, referred to thn n negation made in the memorial of the "Central Labor union, to the effect that he had fraudulently appropriated some S15.o:>8 in what was known as the Birdsa.ll patent cases. His Accounts Alw:iyn Sat.liif«rt»ry. He had fully accounted for these fees, he said. Judgments in. the cases were rendered while he was clerk of the court. 11 is accountings iu the matter were entirely satisfactory to the treasury and to the department of, justice." and he had never heard any f ault found until the labor union' memorial made the charge. Mr. Culberson asked him by what rule he split up the fees and put them in records for different years, and why he did not report all at .once. He had the privilege of acting as he did. he said. -Fees were estimated and collected before the record was made up. This was the custom of the o'flice, and fees were often collected before the final record was made. This had been done in the Birdsa.ll cases. Never Approved His Owu Account*. In reply to a question he said that as judg-e he had never approved accounts made by himself as clerk. Judge Ricks presented a memorandum regarding the Birdsall cases in 1SSS. It was for his own Information and was given to the committee when they went west. Bailey Sayn He Bid Not. '••Mr. Bailey said that this data was furnished when the committee was west. Kicks Tries to Explain. Mr. Bailey, of Texas, then asked Judge Ricks if he had not testified at Cleveland that the money received by him had not been completed or earned. Judge Ricks said that what he meant was that, though he had charged himself with moneys which could not bo completed, until after approval by the •master in chancery, that was the universal practice. Mr. Bailey wanted to know why (he witness took an oath- as clerk that certain fees had been earned and received whereas the fees had neither been earned or received. After some impatience had been exhibited by Mr. Jiailey because Judge Kicks attempted to explain this, the witness, in response to a direct question as to his motive for charging himself with fees iu the Uirdsall case which had not been earned and received, said he knew the parties in the case were solvent and that he was willing to take the risk that he could collect them. In answer to another question Judge Ricks said that he only collected fees which he was willing to guarantee to the government. If- he collected any in excess of the amount guaranteed by hira as clerk then he would lose the excess. JSaUoy'tt Curt Remarks. Mr. Bailey pressed the witness to know what law he had to authorize him to carry on such a practice. Judge Ricks said at first that there was a law, but on being pressed answered that his authority lay in the practice he had established, which led Mr. Bailey to remark that he supposed if court clerks were to establish the custom of stealing that would be sufficient authority. At"one point Judge Ricks met Mr. Bailey's questioning with the statement that-the government had made no charges against him that his accounts were not satisfactory. "But this branch of the government has," said Mr. Bailey, curtiy, "and there are certain gentlemen who hare not teen indicted -who have been taking what did not belong to them." At the 'conclusion, of Judge Kicks' testimony, he was excused from further attendance. Damaging Testimony. Martin TV. Sanders, formerly clerk in Judge Ricks' court in Cleveland, took the stand and testified that fees which, he supposed were Ms as clerk were turned over to Judge Ricks on. the latter's claioi that the •witness was only temporary clerk, while he (Ricks) was the real clerk. He also told of going 1 to Judge Hicks' house at the latter's request and of being accused there by the judge of having circulated stories that Ricks bad accepted fees and not accounted lor them. This was. in March, \7itness denied that, he had circulated such a story, but said to th« judge: "It is nevertheless true that you did get fees, but they have hot been accounted for." During the same conversation, said the witness. Jndg* Ricks told him: "You had better be my friend than my enemy." WITHIN OUffc. BORDERS. Telegrams from Towns and Citl»» in Indiana. The State Iii'SrUlature. . INDIANAPOLIS, Ind., Jan, 22.— The son- ate on Monday, passed Senator Haggard's resolution regarding the proposed ship canal 'from Lake Michigan to the head of navigation on the \Va- bash and a committee was appointed to look into the feasibility of the project. The committee on fees and salaries, by Senator Boyd. introduced a bill fixing the salaries of' state and county officers as follows: *• Secretary of state, SS.OJO a year; auditor. *<*, 003: treasurer, S3.00J: attorney sencr.il, SS.OOO; suite librarian. $1,000: clerk of the auprama court. $.1.000; superintendent or public instruction. $:.0ft): ttircctor of ino department of goal" Otf.v unfl mitnral sciences. SI. CO): chic' of th« bu'rouu of statistics, S>!.2oO; :-<>crot ry of tli« state hoard of JK>:ilin. 81. -00; judcus of the supreme court. iM.OOD. The bill grades salaries of county officers according to population. Tha only county officer allowed. a.fee is the treasurer, who is allowed 10 per cent for the collection of delinquent taxes. In the house Mr. McGregor introduced n bill to abolish convict labor and providing for an appropriation of-' S100.000 to carry out the scheme of. making tha penitentiaries self-sustaining. Mr. Moore offered a bill to change the section of the election law providing for canvassing boards instead of boards of inspectors. A bill introduced by Mr. O'Brien. provides for the establishment of a state board of arbitration which shall determine controversies between labor and capital, the board to be composed of the secretary of the state board of charities, the chief of the bureau of statistics and the mine inspector. XVanil of Morplieu* Ila« >"o Kttfat. ELWOOIX Ind., Jan. 22.— David Jones, the prosperou s fanner liying near tbis city,, w.ho lias had no sleep since September 2, r >, still remains awake. Threo years ago he was alllicted in the samo I way fora period of ninety days, when ' sleep again returned. He slept regularly until September 15 last, when ha became restless and could only catcU short naps. On September 25 sleep left b.im entirely, and he says he does not I feel that he will ever desire to sleep . again. At times ho 'becomes very nervous, but if he lies down and remains quiet for a time he arises much i refreshed. lie has now been without ' sleep for 118 days. ! Test !<ii It (or i;*vk ray. I AXDEKSO.v, Ind.. Jan. 22. — John IT. Town in behalf of the \Vindo\v-Glass Workers' National union has tiled a test suit in. the circuit court against the W. 0. Di.'jmnv Window-Glass company cf Ale.x.'inilria for back pay. Uo was" given his market money weekly, but was refused his wages. The entire bill : inelmUng the penalty of ono dollar per day for refusal to pay, amounts to 5-1 SO. The suit will be followed by those of all of the 200 blowers if it is successful. Victim of ii JVcullsir I>I»easo. i INDIANA 1'OLTs, Ind,, Jan. 22.— Hiram Seibcrt, one of the best known contractors of this city, died Monday from Addison's dit-casc. " It was the firstcaso of this peculiar malady that lias ever come under the notice of the medical profession here. At intervals Seiberfa 1)ody was Wack, brown and white, tha changes sometimes occurring very quickly and again occupying several days. When he died his body was a dark bronze. lie was a prominent mason. _ Tobacco Cannes Death. nuxrncGro.v, Ind., Jan. 22.— The constant use of tobacco has caused tho death of Anthony Hausch, a well- known German resident? of this city. lie smoked a pipe incessantly, which. resulted in a cancer forming on his lip. At the time of his death his left lower jaw was entirely eaten away. Jewelry T'olcf Captured. T>TDiAKArOL[S, Ind., Jan. 22.— Albert Hoffman, a jewelry thief, was arrested jn this city. He is an electrician, and thus gained entrance to the places .from which he stole. Altogether ho 'has secured about $700 worth. Diamonds valued at about 5300 were found secreted in his underwear. SUM for DlTorce. BRAZIL, Ind., Jan. 22.— The sensational divorce suit of Victoria Weaver Against her husband, Charles Weaver, •was begun in the circuit court hero Monday. 73he parties are quite well- to-do. "Mr. Wearer charges his wife with infidelity and slie charges him •with failure to provide. COLUUBCI, Ind., Jan. 23.— In the circuit court John Simeton, a blind man, was a witness. His evidence was ruled out by the judge. Simeton •wo-old not stop talking. The judge bad to call the sheriff to remove him. On Trial far Murder. LEB^SOS, Ind.. Jan. 22. — Joseph Coil- rod's trial for shooting John. Martz at ZionsviUe last November began her* Monday. Th« .day was consumed. iu securing part of the jury.

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