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«!•*»» John Gray's CORNER ON HOSIERY! Too best bosa for the money ever •hown In Logansport, we buy our hose direct from the factories for 0Mb. BO you have no jobbers proGtto p&y. Please come at once and oblige. State National LoRansport, Indiana. CAPITAL $200,000 J. y. JniiNHOfJ, PKK.S. S. w. ULLKIIT. VICK H. T. IIKITIIIIINK, CUHHIKII. 'J. V. Jobimon 9. w. Ullery. J. T, Elliott, W. JI. Klllott, W. II. Snider. Buy tind sell Government Bond* Loan money on personal aeourit) and collaterals. IHHUO special cor tifloatee of deposit bearing 8 per cent when left one year; 2 per cent pei •nnnui when deposited 6 month*. Boxes in Safety Deoosit Vaults of this bank for the deposit of deeds Insurance policies, mortgages and other valuables, rented at from $! to flfi per year _ HOYT'S Sure Cure Tor^Piles. l.niKKTY CKNTKK.O., fal). 15. lliUI. I mn.stlmiriliy r>'coimii»ml "Hoyt's Snra Cur Jor Piles" to nil who sulTiT Irom this imnotln <Un«i.io, I milTcre.! wHi Piles fi>- jrair-. anil fie. 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S6.OO BO TIIK OifKiciAX PAPKS OK THK CITY. [ Kntered as second-claw matter at the Logaiu- port .-cat Office, February 8, THURSDAY MORNING JAN. 31. FREE Open Day aDd Evening 616 BROADWAY. •We come To Al'. W A NT ED. A GENTS MAKE $5 Dally Marvelous Invention ReVfls i*> Cfnt-. - to 6 sold In « fiouje; jam pl« •slWFIiBE. Korsbee* McMakln. Cincinnati. 0 POLITICAL COMPOSITION OF STAl'E LEGISLATURES There la no surer indication of tbe political strength of parlies than tbe composition of the Siiue Legislatures It very frequently happens that tbe entire conRreBdiooal delegation from a Siute U composed solely of members of one political party, but it IB very seldom that the legislature of. any State does not have representatives of both of the leading pofuibai parties^ A table of the political compoaltloryJl of the varioun legislatives BQOWB :ttat there are io the various general' as. Bemolles at present 3,514 Republicans, 1,563 Democrats and 387 Populists and others. This Includes tbe legislatures elected in 1893, aa well as those selected at the last election. It is noteworthy that there is but a single Democratic member of, the Michigan assembly while Kariffae has but three Democratic members with one hundred and six Republicans -and fifty.six Populitts. Che Idaho legislature has but tort b Democratic members, those of Rhode Island and Mains but bve Democrats each, and the-assemblies of Wyoming, Nortb Dakota and Montana but seven Democratic members. There are but nine Democrats In tbe Oregon assembly and u like number In that of Washington, while Nebraska has but eight. The Populists have representatives in eighteen legislatures, ranging In number from an even hundred in North Carolina to but one In the States of Louoiana and West Virginia. THE Australian pugilist "Bob' 1 FitzsimmoDS'has found that it is a more serious matter to kill a fellow man in this country than he supposed. JS'ot- wllhdtandlng all the efforts of sport. inp; papers to prove that it was not the blow e truck'by Fiiz-lmmonedurinf; the sparring coniesitbat cau-ed Cun Riorr'on's death, tho Auoiruliaa cbam- plonhsis been indicted for manelaugh ter at Syracuse, New Yo'k. Ho was held In $10 OOQ bull, which ho had noi secured eoveral hours after being arraigned. It is to be hoped thai Now York justice will teach the "pus=" of tbecountry a much needod leason. Highest of all in Leavening Power.— Latest U. S. Gov't Report Baking Powder PURE HE ALWAYS RUDE. A Nevada Bad Man Who Had Cinch on Stage Drivers. AN appalling maritime disaster reported which, should it prove trut 1 , will have a tendency to discourage oceaD voyngos for pleasure next, summer. Tbe report states that the North German Lloyd steamship Elbe bound for Now York from Bremen and Southampton was run down off Lowe- staft and ail but, nineteen of the three hundred and fitly people on board loss. THE Czar bas brushed aside all jopes of a constitutional monarchy for Russia. He spoke of the popular sentiment for representation In the administration of affairs of State as 'ab.-urd dreams" and informed 182 deputations, representing the nobHft>. of tbe chief ciiios and Provin ;Ial tutions that he was firmly resolved to uphold autocracy THOSE who have formi d the opinion rom reading newspaper reports of college work, that football was the nly thing- taught at tha.-e institutions, will be surprised to learn that there s an intellectual side to col'eee work and that Harvard and Princeton have actually arranged a joint debate. THE Chinese have won their first ictory -In the war with Japan. The r apaneso fleet was repulsed on the 6tb insi., at \V»i-HaUWei. Ii is cot urprisioj: that the Japanese were not ble to take a town with auch an out- andish name. . , Wbea lie Intimated That Ho T7mil<-<l » Rl Jo tlic JeliuK Would Verj Ob>. - qutouxly Accommodate lllro on Llio Instant. "My Urst meeting with Sam Brown, who figured so tragically in Nevada's early days," said A. E. I'.fistrop, tho mining man, to u writer for the>ew Yorl; Sun, "was as 1 came into \ ir- ginia City one evening- on the inland sta"e. I was riding 1 on top with bliorty Tredwin, one of the best known of the- old-time drivers, and lie was chock ful; of tho arrogance whicli characterized the- men who followed his eminent call- in" There were some eastern passengers aboard whom Shorty had snubbed and overawed until they scarcely dared, to speak to him. He had just returned an answer of cutting irony to a pas- son<>-er who had ventured to inquire how mnch further it was to Virginia City, and as he handled tbe reins was surveying the scene with a sniff of eon- tempt :it creation in general. We were climbing the long hill six miles from 'Virginia City when, through the dusk, n man loomed up ahead walking in the same direction. He stopped as • the stage came along aud asked for a lift into town. His request was refused by the driver, who hallooed to the horses to get along- and not fall asleep in tho traces. •' 'You won't, eh?' said the wayfarer, in whose gruff voice there was a trace of surprise. 'Do you know who I am?" " 'No, 1 den't know, "answered Shorty, crackingjiis whip at the leaders; 'and what's more, I don't care a cuss.' " '1 am Sam Brown!' thundered the stranger, 'and I reckon my name's good for a ride on JJeu Holiday's or any other stage line in Nevada. Do vou want—' "At the words 'Sain Brown,' bhorty brought his four horses all back on their haunches with one jerk. " 'Whoa! Whoa!' he shouted, as he tugged at the lines. 'You headstrong beasts, will you ever stop pulling! Excuse me, Mr. Lirown, for keeping- you waiting. It's these plagued horses won't stop. 1 didn't recognize you in the dark, Mr. Brown. Will you step inside or ride on the box with me? Glad to see you, Mr. Brown, and always honored to have you ride on my :oaeh!' "Mr. lirown climbed grimly to tho box, took his sent unthankfully as by right of possession, and was the guest of honor into Virginia, City, Shorty was extremely polite, and his tones to his horses even were apologetic all the rest of the trip. Sam lirown was a, mail of immense physique and formidable aspect. IIis long hair was, according to his custom, pinued up under liis hat—he used bowie knives for that purpose by popular report; it was when angry that he shook it loose and flung it like ii mane about life .shoulders. His revolvers were plainly indicated be- j neath his long black frock coat, and I there could be no doubt that lurking- , in concealment somewhere about his person was the historic knife let out so ninny human lives. lie might ! bo described " rather as an inter- j estinf* than agreeable companion, ami Shorty was relieved of painful suspense by -finding as the minutes passed that he showed no disposition to revert to tbe first words of their colloquy. Indeed, Mr. lirown, whose usual manner had the types of amiability that a grimly bear manifests in his different moods, softened into something- like tolerance of his company under the influence of a whisky bottle passed up by a mining man from within the coach, and be even made some grimly humorous remarks, at which the driver and myself duly laughed with an affectation of great en- jovment. At the entrance of the Priina- ve'ntura saloon, on the principal street of the city, Mr. Brown alig-hted in style, the cynosure of attraction for all who witnessed his coming. Shorty- rallied amazingly after his departure, nnd be swelled with pride at the barrooms that night as he told at every second drink of having brought Sam Brown in on his coach. •Our renowned fellow passenger was probably, taken ail around, the most hardened nnd dangerous ruffian that over figured in the red history of the IV SEA SERPENT SPECULATIONS cificslopc. Up to the time that the vigil ance committees got into operation his reign of terror was supreme in Nevada. The number of men he hnd killed was •ariously computed, but the list was a long one, and some of his deeds of blood were of uncommon atrocity. It was his pleasant custom to wulk into a store or >alooa and demand fifty dollars of the proprietor, whii-h was usually nnikni him without protest. One tin- fortunate clerk who refused the tribute he shot dead across the emi^t*^ " Tlif tf!:t!uc (irunury :it ilaminn. The wonderful East Indian statues iind templrs \etit from the solid bowl- ders and stratified rock arc duplicated, if not excelled, by the Afghans, Prof. 7. A. lia\\ in one of his recent lectures on the far oast, tells of a stone statue of a god which he saw at I.>amian. near the Russian frontier. This particular statue was one of a score-, but was the giant of the lot. being one hundred and sev- CDtv-three fc-ct in height and large in proportion. It was used as a storehouse for grain, and at that time eon- niMl over two thousand bushels 8ome Conji-i-rures Roffardlnp The Lire of Subiimrlm! Monsters. The tortoise type clearly presents a very different appearance from either tho crocodile or the suako when swim ining. Yet some of the accounts of marine moslers seen in recent years describe a creature wbie'i seems >:rangely like a survival of the giant tortoises, compared to which the specimens on the Galapagos islands are mere pigmies. Tortoises or turtles when swimming- have none of the ridiculous unwieldy appearance which marks their slow movements upon land. They either float just upon the surface with the shell appearing above the water, am! head, limbs, and tail Hut upon the sui-faae, or raise their heads to the utmost extent of the neck, which gives them the look of a ilontiug snake. Some of the long-necked species, when thus surveying- the .surface of the water, present exactly that appearance of a "tortoise with a snake threaded through it," whicli an eminent paleographer attributed to the extinct sca- liy.avds of the ancient world. This does not differ greatly from the descriptions of unknown or unidentified sea- monsters given in the last quarter of a century. Thus the account of the royal yacht Osborne of a creature seen in the Mediterranean in 1878 was not unlike the probable appearance of a monstrous tortoise. The supposition that there may still exist some few pig-antic tortoises, or even marine lizards, which are still unknown and unrecognized, has in its favor the fact that most tortoises and such sea-lizards as are known are mainly vegetable feeders, and that some of the latter live upon seaweed. The large sea- lizards of the Galapagos islands were noticed by Darwin to feed on tbe seaweed on the rocks. The question of food supply can uot be omitted in considering the possible existence of large unknown species. The shallow waters near the coast arc the home of nearly all the commoner sea-creatures, and the probability is great that any carnivorous sea-monster must pursue its prey near the land. If so, it could hardly escape observation. But a vegetable-feeding- creature could find sufficient food in the floating masses of seaweed in the tropical ocean to enable it to live all its days out of sig-ht of land, provided it could produce its young in the fully developed stute, and were not forced to visit the shore to lay its eggs.The form iu which the "sea-serpent" is commonly expected to appear, that of a gigantic sea-snake, is probably the least likely to' gratify those who cling lathe belief in its existence. The difficulty in tho way of its realization is again that of food-supply. All known snakes arc- carnivorous; and if such a great serpent existed, it must almost certainly' haunt the neighborhood of the shore, where, owing to the necessity of. breathing, it. must frequently appear on the surface, and would naturally be seen from time to time, and its habits obsoi-vod. On the oLhei- hand, it is not inconceivable that a grc:itciiniivorous<Pcf:i.ii- snake might, if necessary, find a suili- that had ' C'cnt food-supply in the open sea. if it had the requisite speed and size to eatuli and swallow the dolphins, porpoises, and other whale-like creatures which travel f:u* and wide over the ocean. There is ono creaUn-c, itself a mammal, llnuigh dis- gnisi.'il as a fish, which actually dues this, the "killer" whale of the Xorlh Pacific, ft follows anil devours the shoals of dolphins and porpoise.-,, just as these do the lessor lishes, and destroys, the young not only of the sea lions, but of the largest whales. It must bo admitted that this description and drawing of the cream re seen by the officers of il. M. S. Die-liilus was not only exactly like a snake, but had, i!' the evidence is fairly correct, the appearance really made by a swimming >vrpent. A snake never assumes in the water! any more than on land, the shape i if a hori/.ont'al letter S, in upright loops, touching the surface: at intervals, which artists' fancy ascribes to them. The explanation that the supposed "sea-serpent" was a shoal of dolphins or porpoises plunging- one after another, is based on the notion that this represents the movement of :t .snake. It is very likely that many observers have been so misled. But the aoeountof the oflicers of the Boodalus avoids this common error, and is exactly consistent with the movements of the ordinary snake when swimming, its body nearly straight, its head raised at an :tcuie angle to the surface, and the propulsion due entirely to a lateral writhing, of no groat extent or sweep, of the' center and tail, j If such a serpent there be. it should look like what the ofJicers and crew of the Dcedalus averred that they sawiand it must be remembered that the object seen was at no further distance than that at which it would have been possible to distinguish a rnzn's features.— London Spectator. OF BOYS Overcoats and Ulsters. Don't let your boys freeze when we will sell you a good Overcoat for $1. Remember we mean to sell these goods at Your Own Price BUY NOW! HARRY FRANK, TO BE> SURB. LOGrANSPORT. DELPHI. FLORA. NEW YORK. —At'the Paris Mont de Plete, the official pawnbroking-establishment, aived- diny ring Dawned in IS.'iT has just been redeemed. Only seventeen francs was lent uoon it originally, but the ticket THE PRESENT-CONGRESS. No Prmnnct of .AuythlDff of Con»oi)nonc» Hrrinjr Done. Nothing R-ood can be expected from congress durin'g- the restof this session. It started wrong-, and' has been controlled' by fa.lse notions from the first, and an o\-erwhelrai)i;.r popular defeat docs not seem to have brought out the best of democratic statesmen. Probably they will uot dare to correct even the most obvious and grave deiiciencics in the new tariff, because they apprehend that they may be plunged into interminable debate on that subject, and serious changes may possibly be favored by a majority in cither house. The necessities of the treasury would receive attention, undoubtedly, but for the wildcat banking- scheme which blocks'-the way. K is questionable whether congress will get anything- done that it ouyht to do, because this measure and the bill to provide for the ;ollection of the income tax are in the ivay, and will "be, as they oiitfht to be, stubbornly resisted. There arc many who believe that the provisions of the income tax may be defeated, so that the tax itself may be rendered innocuous. Perhaps it is a little too much to expect, liut it would bo well for the country if the collection of Ihis tax could be prevented. The tax is indecentand offensive at the best. It should never have been imposed. Probably this same congress would not have ventured to impose the income tax if it had not hoped for very different results from the election in the western and southern slates. l<ut in view of the decision of the people in those and other states, it is perhaps not too much to expect that members of congress m::y sec their way to abandon a policy which has been so distinctly condemned. There ouyht to be a. general aprco- nient amoi)],'-congressmen of both parties to reverse, as far as possible, the mischievous and dangerous action of the last session. The people have some right to be heard. There is no room to doubt the meaning- of their verdict. They have, decided that congress ought to go no further in the direction marked out by its action and its committees at the lirst session, and it is clearly their wish thatits action should bea-sfaras possible reversed. There oiig-ht to be no feeling- of hesitation on the part of the democratic majority to prevent ready submission to the -will of the people in this matter. Jt is their government. The democratic has had ample opportunity to test its theories and has given such expression to its theories as it saw fit. and the people without hesitation condemn the course it has chosen thus far. As to the income tax, one thing- at least is clear, that while it was expected to save the democratic party in western and southern states.Jt has entirely failed to strengthen it iu that quarter, but has undoubtedly contributed largely to the defeat of the party in the eastern states. The best thing that could happen for the democratic party, it is probable, would be the failure to provide for collection of the income tax. bo that the people may never come to feel this particular burden or realize its offensive ness. Jt i.s too much to oxpect that congress will materially alter the revenue bill or give .serious attention to the duties on sug-.ir or to the lax on whisky. Whatever has been ^Tinted to the monopolies by means of these impositions will remain until a republican congress has opportunity V. revise the revenue law. liu S it would be well if congress would make provision at once for raising money to meet the necessities of the government, and this s renewed, thirty-six times, and the owner paid fifty francs in interest j j t ought to co. by providing for a popu- Tickets are still renewed_ every year 5 ar Joan at a } ow i^ te o j interest. The for a pair of cotton curtains pledg-ed dissolution of the bond syndicate lor four fr'incs twenty-two years ago, tunkes it only too clear that thegovcrn- and for an -umbrella pawned in 1849. ment will not be able to raise much money m niiu.V oy -appealing to ino bankers and financiers of this and .vtlior countries, and if it docs not provide means for raising money by direct appeal 1o the people, it is exceedingly likclv to lii> embarrassed within tho next year.—N. Y. Trilvnc. COMMERCIAL VALUE OF LIFE. Ci>rinl<lcnil>ly lll<:!i-.'sC In tho C»i.o of tb» .Dun \Vlio [Veils Fruually. Tho vast majority of people are absolutely wrong on the subject of feeding; they think that rich and luxurious people, feeding on richest and most luxurious foods, ni-c the most fortunate and healthy people. I assure you it is just the reverse, says Sir B. W. Richardson, in rxmgm.in's Magazine. I am tho director of an insurance company, and am obliged often to make an estimate of the commercial value of life. If. then, two persons of the same age and constitutional build tujine for calculation, as to the monetary value of their future lives, and if one be rich and luxurious and the other be competent aud frugal— fmjjal cvi;n to abstemiousness— J would value the life of the frugal person as twenty per cent., at least, better- than tli.-U- of the rich and luxurious person. ', Dives dies in plenty, Lazarus in poverty. Do not die like f-axarus if you cau help it, and do not die like Dives if you have the opportunity, bnt find the happy i--ondition, easy enough to find if you determine to learn how on least food you can do the most .and best work. Xever cat until you are satiated; never o:it in the d:iy one heavy meal, but divide, your food into throe light meals, equally distributed us to time and quantity; eat slowly, take small moiithfr.ls; masticate, or chew, your food well; touch your food with your lingers as little as possible; do not cry- out for animal food more than twice a day at most; have all animal food well cooked, and do not forgot fruit as a food. In Queen ElizabeUi's time the orange, the golden fruit of the Hcspcridcs, might find its way to the queen's table; but such fruit was, indeed scarce. Joints of meat were cut up with the frill of paper round the end of the joint to hold by, forks being unknown, and her royal subjects, a short-lived race, knowing little how to make the most of life in the matter of feeding and drinking, suffered from "diseases whicli were of the most avoidable as well as objectionable character. We, fortunately, live in a different reign; we have fruit galore, and have clean forks instead of dirty fingers to raise our food with, two advantages equally sweet and wholesome, though so different in kind. There about 100,000 islands, largo and small, scattered over the oceans. America alone has 3,.000 around its coastA. What Zoa Phora won't do for WOMANKIND no medicine will. y B. V. Keeslln* and Coulson 4 Co.