Logansport Pharos-Tribune from Logansport, Indiana on January 31, 1895 · Page 1
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Logansport Pharos-Tribune from Logansport, Indiana · Page 1

Logansport, Indiana
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Thursday, January 31, 1895
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• LOGANSPORT, INDIANA- THURSDAY MORNING, JANUARYS', 1S95. NO-27. VOL- XX, Our Spring Stock OF Wf\SH GOODS Is displayed for the accommodation of our patrons who purchase such goods early for their own convenience. Many Remnants Still grace our counters and we are making big cuts to close all these out. Many choice remnants of Linens still remain and there your's almost for the asking. Come and get a bargain. There's plenty always at The Busy BeeHive V IS Declares Himself Against Single Gold Standard, Finance Committee Wants to Be Discharged—Differential Duty on Sugar Repealed. 409-411 Broadway. 306 Fourth St. In Beglning a Journey we should'soe that \vo begin right by going to the right plaoo to bay our goods and this is the rigbt way to begin, cho New Year. We expect to reiuiiia at the old stand and will be pleased to see you during tbis year. Wo ahvnya have a largo line of Diamonds,Watches Clocks, Jewelry, Silverware, Fine China etc. at 410 Broadway. p. s,—-Wo thank you] for your liberal patronage before Christinas. D. A HAUK, T&e Jeweler and Optician. 410 Broadway. Jan. :'.().—The senate was plunged into the midst of a financial debate immediately after the reading of the journal by the presentation of telegrams from Chicago bankers and from the Merchants' exchange of St. Louis, asking the senators from Illinois und Missouri to aid the passage of the house bill to cany out the views contained in the president's message. VOKI LJilYerN with MITI IULUCM' .Kxrlmnu**. The one from St. Louis was presented by Senator Vest (item., Mo.), who spoke as follows: "Mr. President: I have very great respect for the St. Louis Merchants' exchange and forthe opinions and wishes •of the gentlemen who constitute that body, but I am unable to meet their views in regard to the recommendations in tho president's message, I do not think that the Merchants' exchange of St. Louis repri.'seiits the intelligent opinion of the majority of the people of Missouri. 1 do not think that its members have given proper consideration to the legitimate effect of the recommendations which his excellency has made to congress. ] do not believe that a majority of the people of Missouri or of the United States favor the retirement of S'lOlUKHMXK) of non-hitcrest bearing treasury notes, and the substitution, in phiee of them, of no currency at all. J do not believe thai, they propose to retire those notes»by substituting :v fj-old obligation, running for (iffy years, with interest in goid payable every year ID the amount of Sfl.">,()l)U,t)iiO and with an aggregate amount of interest at, the end of fifty years <,f -fT.'iO.ooO.OO!) in gold. *>hli;r:iticni-j u> Posterity. ".It. is a sel.'isli suggestion that the principal, or a large part of it. is to be paid by posterity. The obligations of this senate in regard to posterity are as binding us they arc in reference to the present generation. We legislate not for ourselves alone, but for those to come lifter us. And it might jnst as well bo said that we can ignore the autonomy o[ the government as to future ages nnd leave to onr descendants problems to be settled which might involve the country in all sorts of difficulties as to say (as the president suggests) that we niust look alone to the present and let tin; future' take care of itself." "Mr. President, with great respect to the St. Louis Merchants' exchange, I deny their faculty as soothsayers in regard to linance. This same Merchants' exchange telegraphed me to vote for the unconditional repeal of the purchasing clause of the S-herman act and | said that its repeal would bring prosperity 'to the country, and that sunshine would, again illumine the land. I That repeal took place unconditionally ami what was The result'.' So far from bringing prosperity it brought additional adversity; and the prophecy ] made by .self-constituted financiers i turned out to be 0. mere illusion—the | Stales? Am I. wno in an my p:i!;lic career have denounced that legislation whiclj gives the national banks the pir.ver to issue money, to be made now accessory to the perpetuation of that by stem? Tin- Parting; of I lie M'ny>. "Sir, it is not pleasant to differ with tl;e head of my party. 1 have for months remained silent, so that it could not be said that 1 had added to the discord which has existed for so long in the great party of which 1 am an humble, member. Uut we have come to the parting of the w:i3's. I will not go with the president of the United States in per- petiytion of the single gold standard uml in fastening the national bauk system as banks of circulation on the people of the United States. Therefore 1 say, most respectfully, to the Merchants'exchange of St. Louis that if they think it necessary to the prosperity of this country that the president's views shall be indorsed and carried into legislation, they must lird somebody else in this chamber to be accessory to tha.t scheme. "1 move the reference of the telegram to the finance committee.'' Senator U'oleott (rep.. Col.), commended Senator Vest's speech and dela red that there was not a senator standing for silver to-day who had not back of him a Loyal and devoted and united constituency. Senator Sherman (rep.. 0..) a member of the Jinanee committee, made a .peech declaring himself as between the two standards in favor of the gold standard, while he was, at the same time, in favor of the larye.-a possible use of silver short of the demoneti>:a- tii.m of gold. I'initncn Coniuiilti'r 11,'] [>!<?•<*. Senator Sherman said in a fervid and impassioned style: "1 am bound to hay now that tile finance cmnmittce is utterly Helpless to deal with this vast question. We are not allowed to propose to the senate a measure of which we can approve, unless there is attached to it a provision Tor I he free coinage of silver. The linance committee ought to be. discharged from the further consideration of the question, as it is utterly unable to agree, and the senate should take it up and give the necessary relief." lli;t \Vunt.s I tifi>i*in:i lion. Senator IIill said the first thing to be done should be to ascertain what Lite sylininNtniticn wants, whether it \vj.nted temporary relief or some elaborate scheme involving the reform of the currency and financial system. l-'or that reason he introduced a. resolution directing the secretary- of the treasury to inform the senate' whether it was necessary or desirable that legislation should be had to authorize the issue oJ bonds. treasury notes or othe securities to realize mo.neys for th purpose of paying current, deficieticie in the revenue, anil, if so, the natnr and sub.'•-iantial ill-tail* of such legisla North German Lloyd Steamer Elbe Goes to the Bottom. HOME NEWS. Disyatchos from Various Towns in Indiana. Over Three Hundred of the Passengers Are Lost in the Aw- fiil Catastrophe, Only Nineteen Persons Known to Have Beau Saved—Do- tails Are Meager. Victory for n Cotori-il Mini. CKAWFOKDSVII.LH, Iiul., .Ian. 30.—Th« civil rights suit of Preston V. Eagleson against the proprietors of the Xutl house of this city en me to a close in th« circuit court, Kaglesnn. who Ls a negro, is .1 member of the Indiana university football team. l.:i-.l fall h refused entertaiiinir-: :•: the N house when the ten:i. viMtcil C'rawfords- ville to play the Wubash eleven. Tha jury made a return in fuvor of tbq plaintiff, assessing 1 his damages ntSSOL 4 Fated Steamer an .Iron-Clad Vessel Built at Glasgow in 1879—Was 470 Feet Long. following dated i'i:l'J the North tion. Senator liill sent for itsprrs niuk-r Olij-.'ctinii wont over until which was (m rules. !': February I. II oYl.ii.:!-:. 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. JOS. G GRACE. baseless fabric of a vision. Con^rrss Assiillnl. "M'r President, the congress is uo\v being assailed because it will not put this country permanently on a gold standard basis, and will not perpetuate the national banks ns bunks of circulation. The president of the United States has issued a proclamation of war against the silver isstic of the country; and he seeks now (I do Iiot t-penk of his motives, but of the results) to make those of us who do not believe in a single gold standard accessory of the destruction of silver and to the perpetuation of the 63'stem to which he is devoted, fs it possible that intelligent men believe that the president has not now the power to secure all the gold that is necessary for. the treasury of the United States, even on his own theory in regard to finance? The secretary of the treasury openly avows (and the president repeats) that they need no more money to meet the current expenditures of the government. "There is (to use the president's own language) 'a comfortable balance of £63,000,000 iu tho treasury. 1 They openly avow that they want gold to maintain the single gold standard, and for no other purpose. PrrstUenc Accused or Coercion. "The president of the United States wishes to force us to be an accessory to the single gold standard. I wish to say for one that never, never, in a time of profound peace, will I vote to issue one bond by this government for the purpose of securing gold, in order that the country may remain on a tingle gold standard. Vest A>Ks Oacstiun>. '"Am I now, because I am a democratic senator, to be made a part)- to a system against which I am irrevocably opposed, because the president of the United States takes a different position in regard to that question? Am I to be accessory to a financial system which I believe is for the absolute oppression, of the great .of the people of the DniteS i^keil i!n:;nimor.s cOii •nt consideration, bul by Seiiaicr Allen, i ni i! Thursday. le'irifi 1 '-ll'ered n resolution referred to the coirimitte oviding that eoinmeiieiiij the senate should meet a 'J'his is done to enubl Senator ueorge to have the bankruptcy bill d'u-etissed and acted upon. Senator Harris (deni.. Tenn.) int.ro dnced a bill, to permit Associate Justic Jackson, of the. supreme court, to b< retired. At '2 o'clock the senate weni into ex ecutive session to consider the Japanese treaty. Japnuciiu Trc.nty The senate has ratified the Japanese treaty, modified so as to be terminable at one year's notice. IIOUPC. \VAoiirsoTox, Jan. 30.—The committee on rules reported to the house Wednesday a resolution, which waa modified by the house and agreed to giving Wednesday and Thursday to general debate on the Pacific railroad fund.':>g bill, together with so much of Friday as may not be occupied by the District, of Columbia: and on Saturday it shall be considered under the five- minute rule for amendments until 4:30 o'clock, when the vote shall be taken. Senate bill granting the right of way to the Forest City & Sioux City railroad over the Sioux reservation, South Dakota, was passed. "Olni'j- JIill Agreed To. W-iSunfGTOX, Jan. 30.—The Olney bill, with some minor amendments, was agreed to by the house committee on labor, and it will be reported to the house with the indorsement of the comiaittee and the labor organizations as a substitute for tho Springer bill now on the house calendar. An effort will be made to have it considered at an early day. Differential Duty on Snrar Repealed. WASHINGTON, Jan. 30.—By the decisive, vote of 239 to 32 the honse Tuesday afternoon, at the close of an interesting session, passed the bill repealing the differential duty of one-tenth of 1 per cent, a pound imposed in the tariff bill on sugars imported from countries paying an export bounty on that article. wife of the TIEXSA, Jan. 30.— The Japanese minister has become a Catholic, and will be baptized in the faith by Archbishop Agliardi, .the papal nuncio to the. Austrian court... • : LO.N'IJU.V. .Ian. 30. — A dispatch to the Exchange Telegraph company from Lowcstoft, 40 miles from Ipswich, says that the North German .Lloyd steamship Kibe has been run down oiV that, place and that only nineteen persons out of .'):"0 were saved. The IClbe foundered. .No further particulars a re obtained just :it present. The Kibe was a first-class passenger steamer of "i.f.ou tons and -170 feet in length. .She w;is built in ls?7'J at the l-'ii irlield Ship 1 »ui ui i ng compan v's, on the Clyde, and cost ^l^.'.'jil.nOii. Tlu> Story N Cixitii-tsio.l. Lloyd's has received th dispatch from l.owestoft, p. in.: "The Kibe was sunk in sea aflvr colliding with another steamer, Twenty people who were on board nf her luivi: been landed here by lish- int, r smacks. The persons saved include the second ollicer and pilot. It is feared that the loss of life is great. 1 ' \Yiis Jin Koule for New Yorl;. NKV,' Voiiiv.. Jan. :;o.--The North Oer- mun Llnyd steamship Kibe was commanded by Cap. von (.lossel. She arrived ;it Jtrcinen from New York January SO and sailed from liremen Tuesday for Southampton and New York. l.Uc of Hie Olllcors. The following is the list of the officers of the Kibe: Citptulii— Von Goshd. Chief O.lti-er— Q. Wil.hcins. Chief Engineer— A. Nei!«<.'ll. Purser— \V. LouhuiuUer. Pbyslclun-Dr. -V Jleicliiirilt. Chief StoW!\rd-^H. Pfchundcr. No Word at Clilcnfiro. CHICAGO, Jan. 30. — No word of tho disaster hnd been received at the office of the North German Lloyd line at 82 Fifth avenue. Iv'o names ol passengers were known nor tho number of people on board. SPAIN is "FAVORABLE. Ctalmn to Ho Innocent. KLKH.U;T, . Ind., Jan. 30.—Viuceul Little, a. notorious tough, aged 23 years, was arrested h<-re charged with the brutal murder of Jonathan Cruui- bacher, an aged and wealthy farmer, while the latter was on his way homo from t'nis city one night a few week$ ago. Little left the country at tha time, but returned. Ife claims to ba innocent, but is completely broken down. Skirmishing for \Vood unit Coul. WAIIASII, Ind., Jan. 30. Since J.isl Saturday the inhabitants of HluiTtou • have been skirmishing about, indiis. triously in search of coal and wood to keep alive feeble (ires over which they disconsolately shiver. The natural gas pressure, never strong, has fallen a( the wells until there is practically no pres-niv. and all who can <lo so ar< Inirniny coal and wood. tho Urutnl Stiitps l(n> Ki'nolil of TjirilT on Cub:ii) Jiuporlittlims. WASHINGTON", Jan. 80. — Secretary Gresham has received a cablegran from Minister Taylor at Madrid, announcing that the Spanish sen :ilo had tipp.-ovcd tha modus vivendi giving the 'United States the ber.etit of the tariff on importations to Cuba and the other colonies, enjoj'ed under the former reciprocity arrangement. Minister Taylor's dispatch does not say when the r.ew arrangement will go into effect. Murd>rur Adjudged JIIHUQ*:. LONDON, Jan. 30. — Eginald Saunderson, who on January 3 was fully committed for trial for the murder of a young woman named Augusta Dawes, whose throat he cut iu Holland park road on the night of jS'overnber 25 last, was arraigned in the central criminal court. Old Bailey, Wednesday. After the testimony of medical e.vperts and other witnesses had been heard the prisoner was adjudged insane, and it was ordered that he be committed to an asylum. Thought K) Have WAUKKGAX-, 111., Jan. 30.— B. F. Allen, a resident of South. Wiiukegan, who has .stores there and at South Evan ston, is believed to have eloped with Jliss Flora Welch, bis wife's sister. They were seen, to board an early morning train at South. Waukegan several days ago and have not since been beard from. His wife, who has ayoung child, is running the South Waukegan store. 111., Jan.' 30. — The annual report of the state factory inspector 'will he issued soon. It shows 1,950 sweat shops in Chicago, with, over 97,000 employes. The greatest trouble was found in the employment of children under Ai and 10 years old. •K--S:': An '-rti^y of Unemployed. YORK, Jan. GO. — There were over r jO,000 idle workmen in Brooklyn January H, the day the strike began, and hat added 6,000 to the number. A ma- ority of those unemployed had suf- ered from adversity during 1 the last wo years. OeMlll of li- .Ian. jti_ Tho Wort or An analysis of the mortality at 4h* battle of Solfcrino showed that Wi,.. ballets were 2red for every man vrouwl» r ed and *,200-/or CTery tnan killed. ,... ..; fc:.'--^-' ; ^-' ; ^&- -^fe*#^D:&^ '. Ironmonger. s he -Jacks. ».>.-, city Vi'e.bic •; . . •- .*> ol •;:!•" Kill,!),-<! In 1IU Own Sim-,-. MI.'.VOIK, Ind., .la.n. .10.—Two fairly well dressed men entered the grocery sloro of Hert \\liitehead anil at the ]iciintofa. revolver went through the nieivhant.'s pockets, relieving him ol .i-:",!). The men said they wore satisfied and would not molest the money clrawer, am! walked out of the sloro and escaped. r-ll I,iti> Hot. Aciil. \VjilTl.Nf!, Ind., Jan. 30.—While James A. (Jill, superintendent of the Standard., (lil company's acid plant, was at worli among the acid pans he slipped and fell backward into a pan of hot sulphuric acid, burning the flesh from his hands and back-, His condition is critical. .iroro~.Mi.il nt~~\vor!i. Kr.woon, Ind., Jan. 30.—The American tin plate factory has started up its new addition of four mills and an equal number of tinning stacks and set 250 more men at work, thus increasing its force to 750 men and ils output to T.TiOfl boxes per week'. Scnmu.mniU Suit. Knilitd. UUAXII,, JnA. .Ian. 30.—The -sensational divorce suit of Mrs, Victoria Weaver against Charles Weaver was decided hero by Special Jndgo S. D. (.'nftVy. Mrs. Weaver was given a divorce and t lie custody •>!' their 1 vvo children. !><<;illi nl* i;ii!i-r t;iliimiliiK.v. XUI:TH MANCHKSTKH, Ind., Jan. 30.— Klder Aaron C'ummings, for forty years a prominent worker in the United llrotliren church and well known throughout northern Indiana, died at his home in this place, aged about 70 years. Dtvitli :it :i Wocldlns. A\'ATI:P.I.OO. Ind., Jan. 30.—At the residence of M. Shoudel the wedding ceremony of Shoudel's daughter to Mr. Gfeller had just been performed when. Mrs. John Hoffelder. who was one of the. guests, dropped dead. JIulil for AiiK»utc. COLUMBUS, Ind., Jan. 30.—Frank and 'William \Vhittiugton, sons of ex-Deputy Sheriff Whittington, were held under SMO bond for assault witli intent to kill Policemen Ferguson and -Jackson in this citv. , Jan. 30.—A deed of assignment was filed in the probate court' Wednesday- morning by .Richard B. Hopple, of the nrro of Charles IL Flack & Co. The document covers all of Hop-' pie's property in this county. Complications growing out of the recent Flach. failure are alleged as the cause of th« assignment. ^^ • Moved a Car 'Wolf blng 57,000 Foaiulj. BALTUIOEE, 3£d-, Jan. 30.—George S. Spriggs, a mechanic for the Baltimore & Ohio railroad, his friends think, U one of the strongest men in the world. Unaided he moved for several feet up a Blight incline of track a freight cai which, with its contents, weighed 50,000 pounds. This is thought to b« the world's record. )-'ri£jitoned. to licath hr 'a. Gbottt. ST. JOSEPH, Mo., Jan. 30.—Armstead Hoskins, an aged colored man who has, „,been a resident of St. Joseph all his ''~life, has died, having been frightened to death. Hoskins claimed to hara sten a ghost and was thrown into convulsions from which he never rallied- XEW YOJ'.K, Jan. 30.—Twcnty-seve«. rescues from drowning is the record of Frederick C. Wilson, night engineer of the Morgan line dock at pier 25, East river. His twenty-.seventh was tho •escue of Frank Koff. "4 3"ears old, of Jersey City.

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