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She VOL. xvi, LOGANSPORT, INDIANA, WEDNESDAY MORNING. -FEBRUARY 11. 1891 DEATH IN A 8TOBM Several Lives Lost in the Western Blizzard, DEWENTER Other Serious Effects of .the Cold Wave—A Cyclone Causes Considerable Damage in Alabama. OMAHA, Neb., 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 COMPODNDED. IF YOU "WANT A FINE DRESS SUIT OR BUSINESS SUIT 0 V E R°C 0 A T, •-••'I.'-- •' • ' Fiuy Beavpr, Melton, Kerseys or any kind to suit the. customer English or Yankee, any Manufacture, you can find it at 318 BROAD WAY, 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. 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 the money. Best work done for the money. No. 41O Broadway. Tfie Jeweler and Optician. D. A. HAUK. E. F. K E L L E R Tailor 311 Market Street TO DEATH. Feb. 10,— Reports throughout the State show much loss of life during- the storm of Sunday. The young- wife of Milton Cummings, near Kushville, froze to death within 100 yards of the house. The body was found in a. snow-drift after being twenty-four hours missing-. At Kearney Eddie Chedester and Steve St. Peter, 14-year-old boys, were overcome . by the cold while hunting-, and their bodies were found at noon in a ravine. At.Chadron M. L. Lissent, a pioneer, lost his life while caring- for his stock. Many others who were out in the storm are missing- and are. thought to be dead. Hundreds of cattle perished. Kailroads are still blocked. Relief expeditions have been sent to the destitute counties. RAPID CITY, S. D., Feb. 10.— The names of the young- man and woman .who perished on Box Elder divide in Saturdajr's blizzard were Grant Bay, a young- ranchman, and Meta Gray, a school-teacher living 1 at Sturgis,. Mead- County. Bay and Miss Gray left this city in the height of the blizzard against the protests of friends and it is supposed their team g-ot away while they were looking for the road. The country is sparsely settled, and losing- their way in Saturday's storm meant death. Dr. Jones and wife, of Hill City, reported lost, arrived Monday afternoon. LINCOLN, Neb., Feb. 10. — Reports from the north- and western parts of the State indicate, that the storm of Saturday and Sunday was- much more severe than at first supposed. Stock has suffered severely, the loss of cattle and horses in transit being- unusually severe. All the railroad lines have been seriously hampered, the Burlington being probably ths most fortunate. Trains on the Union Pacific &. Elkhorn are all the way from four to twenty-four hours late. General Manager Holdrege of the Burling-fcon, who is snow-bound at Alliance, telegraphs that in that section the snow-storm was the most severe in history, compared to which' the memorable blizzard of January, 1SS8, is only a baby. SAX ANTONIO, Tex., Feb. 10.— The coldest blizzard in two years reached here Sunday night and before midnight the mercury had fallen forty-four degrees, with the wind blowing at the rate of tliirty miles an hour. Monday it was colder still and the velocity of the wind has not diminished. West of here in the Del Rio and Devil's River country the zero point was reached and the high wind scattered flocks and herds. CHATTANOOGA, Tenn., Feb. TO.— The rainfall Monday , was the. heaviest for the same length of time ever known here, over two inches having fallen. The Fifth ward school-house was surrounded by water, the Western & Atlantic railroad crossing 1 covered and outdoor work was generally suspended. Two streams could plainly be seen pouring 1 over the precipice near the point on Lookout mountain. A heavy rise in the Tennessee river is sure to follow, but there are no apprehensions of a flood. The rain is still falling 1 . BrRjirsGHAjr, Ala,, Feb. 10.— A, cyclone struck Helena Monday afternoon about 4 o'clock. A dull, roaring sound was -heard and the people had only time to get to their doors -when they saw a black, ." whirling cloud skim over the top of the hotel in the northern part of the ; viUage. It next encountered the telegraph poles, twisting 1 them off like pipe-stems. - : " Coming down .the railroad track it laid the .station-house flat on the, .platform' and leveled the store of .Thomas .. Davidson. C. ,T. and James Davidson were in the store_ and both were hurt about the head and P. ENGLAND AND BRAZIL. How American Reciprocity Works—TJI the Commons Sir .Jnme» PerfjusdOn An- Lat6 "ounces That Britain Can Not Demand the Same night* In Trade as Have Boon Granted to the United States. Loxuox, Feb. 10.—Sir James Fergusson, of the Foreign Office, answering- a question in Parliament relating to the American reciprocity treaty with Brazil and as to whether Great Britain would have equal commercial advantages in Brazil with those bestowed by the treaty on the United States, replied that Great Britain had no commercial treaty with Brazil and could not, therefore, demand the same trading rights as those bestowed by the treaty on the United States, The reciprocity treaty between the United States and Brazil has aroused much uneasiness in trading circles here, especially as, by the Government's own admission,, there is no obligation on Brazil to accord similar favors to England. English merchants have well- established houses at Rio de Janeiro and other Brazilian cities, and the British trade with the Republic is very valuable. It is feared that much of this will be lost to England. The course of the Brazilian Government in favoring American trade is attributed to the hesitation shown in Europe to recognize the Republic, and to the fact that Dom Pedro, the exiled Emperor, is connected by the ties of kindred with the ruling houses of England and Germany, the last named country especially having put off recognition until recently. CONGRESSIONAL. A Sumimir.r of the Proceeding* in the Ilon»e and Senate. WASHINGTON, Feb. 10.—In the Senate Monday the, credentials of Daniel W. Voorhees and Henry C. Hansbrough as Senator's from the States of Indiana and North Dakota, respectively, were presented and filed. A resolution was adopted calling upon the President for correspondence relative to the importation of products of the United States into Brazil. Senator Blair's motion to reconsider the vote recommitting the eight- hour law was rejected and the bill was sent back to the committee on education and labor. The House copyright bill was then taken.-up and discussed until adjournment. . The House, after an unsuccessful effort to consider bills pertaining to the District of Columbia, the sundry civil' appropria.tions bill was taken up in committee of the whole, and after some discussion it was passed. The legislative appropriation bill was taken up, but without disposing -of it. the House adjourned. ; Mr.- J. D. Taylor (0.-) reported to the House from:the committee on alcoholic liquor traffic' a bill to prohibit the importation, exportation and inter-State transportation in violation of the local laws of alcoholic beverages. Mr. Taylor also reported favorably from the same committee a joint resolution prohibiting 1 the manufacture, importation, exportation, transportation and sale of all alcoholic liquors as a beverage in the United States and in every place'subject to its jurisdiction. . SUNS Drexel's Future, PHILADELPHIA, Feb. 10.—Archbishop Ryan, accompanied by Cardinal Gib- .bons, Bishop Keane and other eminent divines of the Catholic church, have left thit, city to attend the ceremony of "profession of Miss Kate Drexel, who will take her final vows in the Convent of Mercy, Pittsbiirgh, next Thursday, and devote her life and immense fortune of over 87,000,000 to the moral and intellectual elevation of the Indian and colored races. Voters Didn't Know What They Wanted. CAESON, Kev., Feb. 10.—The joint committee of both houses of the Nevada Legislature met Monday and decided that this voters of this State knew nothing of the Constitutional convention when they .voted for it. After a long wrangle both bodies finally decided that the .matter was submitted to the people wrongly and refused to canvass the vote. 25O Dozen Fast Black Derby Ribbed Hose For Ladies, Misses, Boys, and Little Children Only 1O Cents a Fair, at These goods are among the very best bargains we EVER OFFERED Come Quick. LADIES' warm Slippers and Shoes, CHILDREN'S Warm House Slippers. WALKER& RAUCH, 42O Broadway. S P R IN G STY L E S, For Suits. Pantaloons and Overcoats have arrived,* The assortment is complete. Call and see them Harry G. Tucker, D. Lee was bruised about the body. The cyclone then, lifted-,and passing over a three-story building struck the Helena rolling-mill, about.200 yards from the station, taking the roof off both the mill arid stocker case. The cloud 'passed on in a southeasterly direction and a report has reached here that it struck Talladega in its cirjbuit. SYRACUSE, N. Y., Feb. 10.—A passenger, fairly well dressed and about 35 years of age, was blown by the heavy winds from a West Shore train near Jordan in Onondaga County .Monday afternoon. He was^ brought to Syracuse and' taken to the hospital, where he died about midnight,/ On his person was a card bearing the name "Louis Weinman." A "White Ribbon" Convention. WASHINGTON, Feb. 10.—Next-, Sunday afternoon the gjreat convocation of "White.Ribboners'^or devoted temperance women of the country, will be jiven in this city.- More than a hundred The Pearl Street Tailor. VISAGED VVAR. fo Said to Be 890,000 Short. HARTUSBUKG, Pa., Feb. 10.—A big- sensation has been caused here by the statement that the financial affairs in the Adjutant-General's office are not in good shape. . The deficiency, it is said, is'likely to reach.?90,000. Gov, Pattison will make a thorough investigation of the matter, and in -the meantime excitement in financial and political circles runs high. To Oust Chickasaw Intruders. : Pn-Al.LSY ALLEY, I. T., Feb. 10.—Governor Bird is organizing the militia to eject intruders from the Chickasaw • nation. The Government will assist. ;It is estimated that there are at least- ii.0,000 intruders. If this order is carried out it will work, a great hardship, as a majority-of the intruders are dependent •upon this year's crop for.a living. Miners'. Convention. COLUMBUS, 0., Feb. lO.-^The annual convention of the United Mine-,Workers is being held here. About 300 dele- of the prominent temperance workers J gates are in attendance from over forty. .Roumanians Making: Preparations Expected Trouble. LONDOX, Feb.--10.—A dispatch from Bucharest says that the, Roumanian authorities are pushing forward rapid! 1 * the defenses of the eapitaL 0* the eighteen detached forts which are to defend" Bucharest ten will be ready and armec with their' • Krupp guns before "the summer and the remaining eight are to be completed early in' 1893. The entire Roumanian army of 300,00( men could be concentrated within the forts. King Charles is giving personal attention-to the work. A Vienna dispatch quotes General Mano, chief of the Roumanian cabinet, as expressing an opinion that war. could not be long delayed in Europe and that small States- like Roumania must not be found unprepared. General Mano was entertained at dinner by the Aus- train Emperor.' :rom all parts of the land are expected •£> attend the convention, which- will .ast through the folio wing, Sunday, .with ;wo meetings each day. CHICAGO, Feb. 10.—John Tierney, 'prmerly a saloon-keeper at No. 3759 Wallace street, lies dead; at hishorfte with a bullet in his brain. .He was accidentally shot by Michael Cashin at 3S15 Butterfield street. States. The object of the meeting is to take steps towards inaugurating the 1st of May as the beginning of the eight- hour day work. Representative- ^PIirlan'H Kemalns. WASHINGTON, Feb. 10.—The body of the late Representative Phelan, of Tennessee, has* arrived here -from New'- York and'has been placed temporarily'' in a vault at Oak Hill Cemetery. -Wisconsin's Appropriation.. MADISON, Wis., Feb. 10. —A bill appropriating -15200,000,for Wisconsin's CX: Mbit at the Columbian fair has been introduced in the lower House of the Legislature. Opposed, to Free Coinage. ALBANY, N.. Y., Feb. M.—The Senate has by a vote of 34 to 2 adopted a resolution requesting the. New York delegation ' in Congress to oppose _the free coinage bill. J3nrjflrtr(* Secure a Larffc Sum. CINCINNATI, Feb. 10.—A burglary at the wholesale notion house of Joseph A. Big-el & Co. is reported, where-silks and ivelvets valued at 350,000' were stolen. nR u Xew'York. LORD. is, Ind., Feb. 11 —Albert Gall on Monday succeeded John A. Lemck-e as .Treasurer of State.,', Mr. lemcke hns served the State.as Tineas-" urer two terms. The new Treasurer goes into office under embarrassing-'circumstances, there beingno money in the treasury and a large number of State' obligations that must beinet soonv -An effort is being made to negotiate a temporary loan in New York. DOLAN'S OPERA HOUSE. ONE NIGHT ONLY. Friday, February 13. • The Celebrated Conried's Comic Opera Co. In Budolph Mueller's Romantic Oper*,' THE KING'S FOOL 6O Talented Artists 6O. Our Own Orchestra, Paul SUendorf, Oondne OT. . Special Scenery. Magnificent Co*inmes. Sixty Pretty Girl Fencers.' PRICES • »I,OO, 50, 35 cent*.