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-VOL'XVI. LOGANSPORT, INDIANA, SATURDAY MORNING. FEBRUARY 7. 891. NO. 33. DEWENTER THE HATTER. JOHNSTON BROS. "Tiie Corner Drug Store." Johnston Bros, have removed to the Cor. of 4th and Broadway, s * . ( Strecker Building.) A Full and Complete Line of DRUGS ON HAND PRESCRIPTIONS CAREFULLY COMPOUNDED. IF YOU WANT A FINE DRESS SUIT OR BUSINESS SUIT *•* f^ T^ *"*' OVER CO 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 tritned to order. JOS. CRAIG, The Tailor. 1 __ I WHISTLE FOR D. A. HA UK He has the goods and prices. Best Clock for. the money. Best Watch for the money Best Spectacle for me money. Best work done for the money. No. 41O Broadway. THe Jeweler and Optician. D. A. HA UK. E. F. RE L L E R Tail or, 3ll^Market Street, FOE THE EAIE. Appropriation Bills Before Various State Legislatures. They Aggregate Several Million Dollars—Magnificent Displays Thus Assured. IVU.I. SPEND MILLIONS. CHICAGO, Feb. 0.— World's fair appropriations are Tinder consideration in the several State Legislatures, and tlie following: statement has. "been prepared by the Department of Publicity and Pro- aiotion. In the following 1 eight the Governors have prepared and recommended bills appropriating- -money for exhibits, but tlie Legislatures have npt yet convened: Arizona, Georgia, Michigan, New Jersey, North Carolina, Nevada, Wyoming- and Utah. In the f O!T lowing twenty-five States bills. have been introduced in the Legislatures appropriating- the amount appended to .$ 100,000 each: Alabama... Arkansas California..... Colorado.:..'.. Iowa luO^OOO Illinois l.OOO.OOU lOU.CKW Ohio 100,001) 800,000 Oregon 150,1X10 Oklahoma .... 7,000 Pennsylvania. 60,000 Mass'cliusettri Minnesota— Maine Nebraska North Dultota New York ..:. SO.OOJ 250,000 40,000 150.UOJ 50,000 230,000| New Mexico.. South Dakota. 40,000 Indiana 15»,000 Tennessee.... 450,080 Kansas 1?0.000 Texas 300,000 5,000 Vermont Washington... Wisconsin.... Total $1,087,003 240,009 75,000 In the following four tlie bills have passed the Senate: Colorado, Iowa, Oklahoma, and Vermont. In the following six the bills have passed the lower House: California, Iowa, Minnesota, North Dakota, Oklahoma, and Vermont. In the following 1 three bills have passed both Houses: Iowa, Oklahoma, and Vermont. In the following 1 two they have also been signed by the Governor and are in full force: Iowa and Vermont. - In Arkansas the bill has been defeated. The appropriation's from California and Texas representthe smallest part of the amount to be expended for" State displays. Commissioner DeYoung says California will spend fully 51,500,000, and the people of Texas are already at work to raise 61,000,000. Cincinnati is the first city in the field with a project for a city exhibit at the exposition independent of the State. Influential citizens have decided that they can make a pleasing- display and they will do so without any interference with the jOhio exhibit. The boards of trade • and transportation have appointed a committee of five prominent business men to arrange such a display for Cincinnati on a scale commensurate with the importance of the manufactures and trade of that city. They have asked the chamber of commerce and the Ohio Mechanics' Institute to appoint similar commissions and co-operate in the undertaking-. Cincinnati will not confine itself to an exhibit in the Ohio building, but if the space is obtainable will erect a building- of its own. The contract for filling 1 Jackson Park and putting it in shape for the buildings of the Columbian Exposition has been awarded to McArthur Brothers, of this city. They are to receive 8400,000. SPRINGFIELD, 111., Feb. G.—After consultation with Senator MacMillan, chairman of the Senate's world's fair committee, and with the world's fair officials in Chicago the State Board of Agriculture has completed the preparation of the bill providing for the Illinois exhibit at the World's Columbian Exposition of 1893. A synopsis of its main provisions.is as follows: It authorizes the State Board of Agriculture to secure grounds and erect appropriate build, ings for exhibition purposes. The board is authorized to prepare and properly install In said exhibition building an exhibit illustrating the natural resource. 1 ) o[ the State, together with the methods employed and the result accomplished by the State in a municipal capacity, through tie departments, boards, etc., .in the work of promotingthe moral, educational and material welfare of its Inhabitants., It Is provided, that the exhibit shall be chiefly com. poscQ-as follows: 1. An illustration of-the methods and'merits of educational work as pursued in the normal universities, the public, art schools and the high schools of tne State; an exhibit of the educational and industrial work as conducted In the State charitable in stitutions; an exhibit illustrating the entire system of the inspection of the several vart' etles of grain as established by the State Railroad and Warehouse Commission and practiced by the State grain inspection department. 2. Collections. correctly classified and labeled, illustrating the natural'history and archaeology of this . State, Including the stratigraphlcal and economic geology, its soils, subsoils, useful clays, ard other products ol quarries, its botany and zoology, with the products of forests, lakes, and rivers. Also an exhibit by the State flsh commission of native and cultivated - live flsh, with hatchery and ap. pliances and equipments for transportation, etc. Also a special collection of the cultivated products in the several branches of agriculture, farm culture,, horticulture and floriculture in the illustration of the widely different conditions of ,soll and climate under which rural husbandry is practiced in the various sections of this State. ' ". •'•-..' 3. Architectural .drawings of every public building erected and now used or maintained in whole or in part .by the State, with map showing the location of each and accompanied with, historical and supplementary ~ notes and tables. Also maps, charts, diagrams, and tables for the State, showing its ffeology, distribution of useful^ minerals, its topography, . "with. its lakes, rivers, canals and railways, its climatic conditions, its industrial growth-and Increase .in population by decades from the date of organization to the year 1880, together with such 'Other physical features as possess ;a' scientific interest, or •would be taken into account in estimating the ability of the State tomatntain'a dense population. The board Is authorized to employ a competent executive officer. The sum of 11,000,000 Is appropriated for the exhibit. .MADISON-, wis., Feb. 6.—The Wisconsin commissioners of the world's fair held- a meeting Thursday afternoon in the office of the Secretary of State and presented arguments to leading members of the Legislature for an appropriation of 8150,000 for Wisconsin's exhibit. Members of the Legislature seem to favor $100,000, and will offer an amendment to the bill now before the Senate which appropriates §50,000. The various agricultural bodies in session in the city have adopted a resolution declaring 1 in favor of a Wisconsin world's fair commission made up of the following- persons: 1'residfnt of the University of Wisconsin, directors of the \Visc.imshi Agricultural Expert ment Station, tiiul the presidents of the following bodies: The State Agricultural Society, the State Horticultural Society, the State Dairymen's Association, the State Cranberry Growers 1 Association,. the Milwaifkee Art Association and the Milwaukee Chamber of Commerce. This commission is to embrace also the presidents of the Wisconsin Mining Association and .the Wisconsin Manufacturers' Association, if such societies are formed. INDIANAPOLIS, Ind., Feb. 0. - The joint Legislative committee on the Columbian exposition will hold a meeting next Monday evening-. ' The majority of .the'committee is in favor of appropriating but Sl.OO, 000 for Indiana's exhibit. The State will be compelled to borrow even this amount, and from the present outlook it is going to have a hard time negotiating its loans. Several P. M. B. A., lodges of the State have sent resolutions to the Legislature pro^stiug against any appropriations for the fan- as a "wicked waste of money." 'Ens MOIXES, la., Feb. 0.—The Iowa Columbian Commission has passed a resolution that there be prepared an educational exhibit under the supervision of the Superintendent of Public Instruction, The exhibit shall, include work from the State University, 'the agricultural and all other colleges, high school and teachers' ' associations, with a State map showing the location of all the schools. It is also requested that there be models of the coal, blue-grass, corn and flax palaces. The exhibit will also include geological maps and collections of building stone,.grasses and grain and horticultural products. DES MOIXES, la., Feb. G.—Governor Boies has appointed S. P. Packard to succeed James Wilson, resigned, on the board of State world's • fair commissioners. Mr. Packard was 1 elected Governor of Louisiana in 1S76 and, after retiring-, came to Iowa. lie owns a fine farm near Marshalltown, where he makes a specialty of blooded stock. HORRORS IN CHINA. Floods and Famine Cause Terrible K»v- ages In Northern Districts. DEXVEB,.Col., Feb. 6.—A San Francisco . special to the Rocky Mountain News says: A letter from Shanghai gives the details, of terrible floods and -famine i_n Northern China. The Governor-General of Li Hing Chang- reports that the people of Schuan suffered terribly by a flood which destroyed temples, bridges arid and city walls, in no 'less than ten districts. In Wen Chuan the loss of life will reach fully 1,000. Immediately follow.'ng the floods at Pei Chang a fire broke out and destroyed thirty-five houses. In three other places houses were burned to the number of 300. The suffering among the poor is something terrible. The roads everywhere are difficult of passage . and crowds of starving wretches ar.e on their way to Shanghai, and how to deal with them will" be an anxious and a difficult problem for those in power to solve. rn and millet are selling at the f airs along the • great road to Pao Tin and San Si at exactly double the price of, one .year ago. . .' FORT SNELLING BURNED. The Old, Picturesque Structure Near St. Paul a. Prey to the Flamed. ST. PAUL, Minn., Feb. 6.—Fire Thursday night swept.:away the old military quarters- at; Fort SneDing 1 , leaving standing^ .nothing'.", but the gaunt old walls 'of • stone..- '_'• The new quarters, built some distance away, have cared 'for-; the troops, leaving the picturesque;', old. fort as a storehouse and society-room for the soldiers. The flaimes --caught in the -stores and rapidly . cleared out every thing combustible. While the lo_ss isnot financially great the fire is regretted, as it removes the most beautiful and picturesque structure in the Western country. The old fort stood on a high bluff overlooking the junction of the Minnesota and Mississippi and was noted among tourists as one of the loveliest spots^an the West. _.jw ." ' Age'XS" B:i*r fco fllatrlmony. SOUTH COLCHESTEK, Ont., Feb. 6.— Mileton Brown, aged 84 years, of.. An- nefton, will next Tuesday lead to the altar a bride in, the. person of Mrs. Margaret Clickert, aged 97 years. The *room has buried four wives and the bride mourns the loss of five husbands. Ser last husband died two years ago at ;he advanced, age of 124 years. The 3ride and groom elect- are colored and were slaves in Virginia. Broke Through the Ice and Drowned. AKRON, 0., : Feb. 6.—The 6-year-old son of Charles Moore and the 5-year-old son of Mrs. Lee while playing. on. the ee on the Ohio canal : Thursday- broke :hrough and were drowned! '.Searching )arties have found tne bodies. •, On Monday Next Bring your Girls to And have them fitted to a New Spring Wraps. Mrs. Altman from New York .will be- with us with his Inimitable Line of LatesiNstyles, We are showiog lots of new goods WILER& WISE 315 Fourth Street SHORT SPECIALS. At Newport,-Ark., an unknown man and woman were drowned Thursday. Two soldiers, names unknown, were drowned in the Missouri river at Winonaj N. D., Thursday. . Gilbert 1 Thompson- committed suicide at Amherst. Wis., by holding- his head under the water in a slop barrel. John 51. Ward signed a contract Thursday to play with and captain the Brooklyn League club nest season. Frank Davis has been sentenced to seventeen years'in the penitentiary at Lyons, la., for killing 1 -Spencer Dewey. The Pullman 'car shops and a row of dwellings at St. Louis were destroyed by fire Thursday night, involving 1 a loss of S250,000. The 4-year-old daughter of William Grimes, at Guthrie, 0. T., Thursday, set the house on fire and burned 'her, mother to death. . James Redpatn,- the well-known journalist and labor advocate, was run down by a street car, on Fourth avenue, New York, Thursday, and seriously injured. Wednesday, at New York, the House of Bishops of the Episcopal church elected Rev. Henry G. Swe.ntzell, of Scranton, Pa., to be Missionary' Bishop of Japan. "What is said to be the richest body of : tin ore in the world has been discovered forty-five miles southwest of Durango, Mex., by John Pershbaker, of San Francisco. The arguments on the motion for a new trial for Murderer - Ford? slayer of David Moore, the Omaha traveling man, will be heard by Judge Stipp at Ottawa, Ill.,\ sbraary 17. Chancellor Caprivi said in the Keisch- stagthat Germany .was following'the lines laid down by Bismarck in regard to Africa with a view to . retaining En•land's friendship. ••..-: June 17 is- the date agreed upon for the .reunion of the survivors of the Black Hawk war at Galena, 111. .The roll of veterans of 1833 whose names dave been secured number twenty- three. Adam Fischer, a shoe-maker, has been arrested for burglary at Leadville, Col. In his room and on his person was found .57.000 worth of 'jewelry, 5700 in cash and a certificate of deposit for, $700. John C. Hall, the San. Francisco at- iorney who misappropriated large sums of money belonging to estates in his care, has disappeared. He feared indictment. Relatives have made good a portion of .his losses. United States Government officers detailed to examine the coast defenses and railways of Mexico report having found' them in better condition than they anticipated. The coast-works, in particular, are progressing with notable rapidity.' ' A Packlne-Houso Bnriied. JACKSONVILLE, 111., Feb. 6.—About' 5 o'clock a. m, the packing-house of Widmayer & Son was found .to be in., flames, and before the fire could be; controlled the greater part of'the estab- i lishment was destroyed. Loss, about ' FOR THE GOOD OF MANKIND. Basis of the Coming Woman's National Temperance Council. NEW YORK, Feb. 0.-—Miss Frances E. Willard sends out the following as the basis of the Woman's National Temper- .ancej3OunclLw.hich.,meets in Washing 1 - „ ton February 22 to 25: j "Thewomenof the council, sincerely believing ' ^ that the. best good of their homes and Nation-' will be advanced bythelrgrsaternaity of thought, _ and sympathy of purpose, and that an organized movement 'of women will best conserve the highest good of the family and'toe State, have banded themselves together in a federation of worte ers committed to the overthrow of all forms of ignorance and injustice, and to the application, ol the golden rule to society, custom and law." "' THE MARKETS. Grain, Provision*, Etc. . CHICAGO, Feb. 8. FLOUR—Quiet and lower. Spring Wheat patents, R50@4.75; Bakers', 13.25Q3.50;-Winter Wheat Flour, $4.60@5.00 lor Patents, I4.40SM.W for Clears. WHEAT—Ruled weaker, with fair-trading. No. 2 cash, 91!/ 5 @95Hc. May,.9SH®99«c. Court—Quiet and steady. No. 2.,5mc;:Feb- raary, 51-s®S15»o under May; May, 53ji@S4c; July, 53^®53?4C. OATS—Easier. No. 2 cash, 44®441£c; 'May,, 46H(5i46;ij,c; June, 45)i@46c.- Samples steady with moderate offerings. No. 3, 43^©44Ko; No. 3 White, 45®46Kc; No. 2, 45®«Sc; No.'2 White, 46!4(s)47V5o. BYE—Light supply and firm, with demand t fair. No. S^cash, 79o; February, 72c, andMay.v' 75Ho. Samples, 72©72)4c for No. 2, andSTia 69c for No. 3. : BARI.BY—Was more Quiet. Poor, 60@81o; common 63®65c; fair to good, 66@6Sc, and choice; . MESS PORK—Trading only moderate an* prices lower. Prices ranged,at 19 60@9 82JJ lot cash; *9.57%<39.00 for February; K> 72tf@9 TMor March; and $10:05@10.10 for May. LARD—Market moderately active and price* lower. Quotations ranged- at $5.70@5 TStf for cash; B.70@S.77« for February; *5.80®5.8254 for March, and 8C.02i4@fl.b5 forMay. BCTTEH—Creamery, l?®25c; Dairy, 12@2Qc; Packing stock, 6®9c. , "" POULTRY—Live Chickens,'; 7@8c per Ib.; Live Turkeys, 5@9e per Ib.; Live Ducks, 7-® 9Kc per Ib.; Live Geesei $tOO@6.00 per doz. OILS—Wisconsin Prime^ White, 8c; Water White, 8*ic; Michigan Prime White, Btfc; , Water White, lOJic; Indiana Prime WMt*. 9!io; Water White, Wo; Headlight, 175 test,- 9V,a; Gasoline, 87 dog's, Me; 74 deg's, 9J(o; . Naphtha, 63 deg's, 8c. '" LIQ.UOBS—Distilled Spirits ruled flrm at $1,14 per gal. for finished goods. NEW YORK, Feb. d WHEAT—Dull, "i®?<c lower. March, $1 lOji; May, $1.07 1-16@,1.07 7-16; June, tl.04X@1.05; July, (1.01 9-16®l.Ol7i; August, 97Jjc; December, 99tf c. . CORK—Firm and quiet. No. 2, .63K@8So; steamer mixed, 63!4c. OATS—Dull and steady. Western, SlQKtfc. ' > PROVISIONS—Beef quiet; steady. Extra mess. K.75@7.50; family, . $B.50@10.DO. Pork —r.M» demand, flrm. New mess, Hi 00®11.50: old mess, f 9.50® 10.50;:-extra', prime, tQ50@lO.00.' Lard, quiet," ilrm^ Steam-rendered, I6.12JV. CLEVELAND, O., Feb. *. '> PETROLEUM—Quiet. Standard white, 110 Aeg. test, 6&c; 74 gasoline, Stfc; 86 gasoline, 12o; •« naphtha. 6«c. . ' Live Stock. CHICAGO, Feb.« CATTLE—Market ratheractive and prieesTreUft, maintained.' Quotations ranged .at IS-DO® 1 ) SOfor- choice to fancy shipping Steers; *t30@490 for ' good to choice do.; J3.15@4.20-for,-common tc*> fair do.; SS.76^3.00 for butchers'- Steers; KJ&' ©2.50 for Stockers; $2.10@2.70 for Texans; • $S.70©3.->5 for- Feeders; Sl'.25®2.75"for Cows; > $1.50(813.00 for Bulls, and ' «3.00@5.00 ' tor Te«l, Calves. *" Hoos—Market ra1 her active. Soles ranged* ~ 12,75(33.50 fov-Ffgs; $3.!>OJ83.70 for light; t34S&.~.' 3.55 for rough packing: S3.r>OTsS 70 for mixed^ , and $3.(»(j!3.7.> for heavy packing and shipping, _ lOtS. r "*'-' I