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THE LOGANSPORT JOURNAL VOL. XXI. LOGANSPORT, INDIANA, WEDNESDAY MOBJpfG, JUNE 24, 1896, NO. 151. Stamped Linens. We Open for Today our entire stock of plain and Stamped Linens. Each article is marked with a blue pencil at cost and below and you will at once acknowledge that we have many Bargains in this Department. ALTGELD IS BOSS. Eules Things in Illinois Democratic State Convention, District Delegates to Chicago Convention Selected — Other Conventions, State effect iu ioc,2Cc. l,"c aud lOc I.Icon hmcli clothes hi all tho now designs and effects. #-1.00. $3.00 92.00 OHM for aboin ouc- h;ilt'. $1.00 lunch clothes for ... .5Sc Tray cloths, sideboard scarfs, throws. $t;iud covers, laundry Ki.cs, etc., verj" much below the Our i]iidenve:ir 'sale lias been quite a success this past week, TUc very modera!eclfts- Lng prices Old ir. "We will continue same during the coming week. fl.2r> Empire gown for cents. Corset covers, drawers, s. gowns, made like only this store them at .1 pleasing- reduction. 400-411 BROADWAY. WASH GOODS 35c Or- Dimities e effuets broidery olivets (In cod. SOe and gnudies, ami Dapett for ............ ICic Ooc new design Or- S'amTics for ..... 23t' 20c Domislic Or- K;I ml lea for ..... 10e All our flue linen*;. Swisses and em- linve been much re- REMNANTS On our center counter will be displayed the seas sbrdlu cnU'wyp vbgfetij shnll On our centre counter will be displayed i.Ue season's remnants of every kiud oC wash goods. These will be marked at very low prices to close at on.ce. Choice wash goods for half, today. ' • . 300 FOURTH ST. Clothes up to Date . . Have been in great favor at our establishment. Fact is no one hn* a finer line of woolens and worsteds to select from than on re. Important-Features . . . loathe make-up of .our clothes work their superiority. \Veare not the cheapest tailors but olaiiu to be the best. Carl W. Keller, Tailor and Draper. 311 Market Street. I'coriu, 111., June 23,— la a commodious wooden structure on Hamilton avenue, which was dedicated to political purposes by Maj. McKinley on the occasion of his visit, hero during the mcmoriibft: congressional campaign of .IS',12, the representatives of t-he democracy of the Prairie btnte assembled Tuesday to select n state ticket and to na-mt.' the delegates who wijl represent it nt tlio national convention in Chicago three weeks hence, '.'V/- lilnml mill Holes Men ut Work. : 'if)n the-early morning train' from the south Tuesday morning was a delegation..- of ^cight Afissonrians, whose elev-. t'li^h'ho^ir mission wns to chainpip.n the presldunfial ambition of Congressman Lnnd." jThe best known ; of .the. .party WerevNbrman J. Coleii'.nn, who was Mr. Cfojylund's first seuretnrj' of ngricnl- tiirefj'iCfnigressninn Champ Chirk, Sen-- atOT-Jo'hTii Jfair.'ind J. P. Fiy-ris, After breakfast they were introduced 1 to.'.Gov,: sAltgeltl, who, while greeting thtftn'^'nrmly a.nd .speaking in high terms-.'plf their candidate, held out'iio h'o']ie';.that the convention would hd'opt- any" Vr'e'solution' in his interest.. After- w.ffrdriHhe delegation endeavored to : d'0 some;'m'issiomiry work among -the crowds-th the hotel lobbies. Here they enc.6tiii.te.rcd Secretary Walsh, of the lovv'nvpentrnl committee; Judge Van Wujfemln, ^Messrs, jircwster and Davis and-':Other lowans, who were doing n. similar'service for ex-Gov..Boies. -.- uVcJiiioiir before the time set for lite-. officials call fully fi.JjOO people were piielrod',. wit.hin the rectangular building, and a couple of thousand more were unnblej-.to obtain admission. • As the leading|spiriw of the gathering 1 entered to.'.tlie'strains of music they we^cgreet- Downing 1 , Hon. Laraliert Tree, e^-nijB, ter, to'Belgium, and Carter H. Harrison, Jr., son and r.nmesaJce of Chicago's imir- dcrcd mayor. Boll Itliicle Temporary Chairman. At 13:15 Secretary of State W. H. Hinrichsen, by virtue of his position a« chairman ot the state central committee, called the convention to order and We Have Others we Call Them Knights The queen of hearts in all these parts. If you can eo by rumon* Is on« who riqek a wheel, and glides About in dainty bjoonierj. ZINN & COMPANY. We also have an assortment of second hand bicycles which must be sold. Call and make an offer. 203 Sixth Street Invitations. Are always appreciated and especially so when they are tastefully gotten up. THE JOURNAL Job Printing Department is making a specialty of •.NVITATIONS, PROGRAMS. LETTER HEADS, NOTE HEADS. BILL HEADS,! STATEMENTS, CARDS, CIRCULARS, ETC., ETC. Latest Styles in Fancy Type and Material. Fresh Water Yeast! flakes the purest and sweetest Bread- The Bread Recipe on separate Slip is PERFECT. THE BUCKEYE YEAST CO., ASHLEY, OHIO. PROTECT YOUR EYES. The Hirchberg Optical Co. The well-known Specialists ot New York have appointed r>. A. HAUK as agent for their celebrated Spectacles a nd Sf Gla.sse::, everr pair guaranteed. ]). A. HAUK lias complete assortment and Invites all to satisfy themselves of tbo (treat superiority ot those gooda over an; manufactured, nt tho store of D. A. HAUK, Sale agent lo Lognnsport Ind. . . H D Peddlers Supplied. TV. H. HINSICHSEN. Introduced ns temporary chairman Alexander Hamilton Boll, of Carlinville. He wns given a hearty reception and, spoke at lenpth. Among- other thing's, he.snid: .''.•• "If there ever was it 'time In tho history ot any political party when every step should be taken with prudence; hut without tear, and when wlae councils should prevail, that time la now ut hand, for the ik-mocratlc party. "Tho great states of the -west, under the" lomlershlp of Senator Henry M. Teller, withdrew from the convention.- What will, our national convention do? will tho cant control !ta action nnd write Ita plat-., form? Beat assured that It ivlll exhaust every effort to do so. "There are some democrats who say they ore btmetalllsts, -but are not ready to subscribe to the sixteen to one doctrine. They say that the ratio is not of the essence of[blinetalltsm. They say they.are In favor o'f/.doclarlng for the doctrine of bimetallism, but that It Is for congress to deter- nlnn the ratio. ' -'• •• ','TV'e- arp told by some of our friends tWat we 1 must have harmony In the party, tmd'.that'.for harmony's sake we must com-, promise,'-,we must conciliate; we must .BlJ-addle....There will be no strsddllnp this campaign... V\VVe -cannot compromise with error. We cn'pnpt dally with sin without pollution. There ,1s-JJo' swerving from a right line that ii!ivv< hot'lead eternally astray:-:" '"Sho--.great agricultural states, of tho west an'diaouth are to he arrayed,against the;;l)oncIh.oldinK manufacturing:'oast. It Is th^.'jifeople against the plutocrat. ' Tho common) IVeople apulnst the unfeellng-ava- rlc'o .'of organized wealth. It Is tho golden fleets'of 1 Illinois as-a.'nst the golden.fetters with -w.hlch the eastern bondholder wotild cnrfAVc!ais. This groat question cunnotbe-- avoided-or compromised. It mustand.-wlll ku '-set tied-," / ': .,v; j \1Jnnbl« to Keep Onlor. .\Vli.Ue '-,the call of the districts lor meaiberg of tho committee was ijuprftg- rcss-'thB convention g-otinl,O;t«a i rJl)l6dis- orclcr'tis a result of outsiders crowding selected county, as permdiien-t chairman. The committee," oil- 1 ,.resolutions appointed a Kub-cpmiriittee of si.\ to prepare u platformYani} to-report at three l>. in.- Fire' pftinJtHi'dnr the financial question were handed ih'.r-' ' Dt'li'KUtt'H to Chicago Convention. These are the -delegates to the Chicago convention selected- a.t the district infotinj;-s Tuesday';' " First tllstrirt, A., S.. Trude, Jesse Sherwood; Second, Edwarf"'Tllilen. Thorr.as Bryno: Third, Charles Martin, J. C. Shubert; Fourth, John Powers, William Loeffler; Fifth, John'J, Brennan, M. C. McDonald; Sixth, Her.ry F. Donovan. Joseph A. Martin: Seventh, William Prftntlss, James Burke; Eighth,-Mark \V, Dunham, J, D.. Donovan; Ninth, Frank M. Barren, Snmucl Ray; Tenth, C. K. l.aild, James W, Kr.ox; Twelfth; Dr. M. Gushing, Frco P. Morris; Thirteenth,- \V. G. Krebs, J. F, Hefformnii; Fourteenth, N. G. Worth- ngtor., H. \V.-Masters;.yifteenth, Dr. W. Register,'B. P. Preston; Sixteenth, Frank Robinson, A. H. Bell; Seventeenth, T, U. McNcely, J. T. Beach; Eighteenth, A. W. .-lope; C. W. 'Ells's: Nlnoineinh, R. N. Stottler, H. S. Tanner; Twentieth, WIN Inm -H. Green. J. R. Williams; Twenty Irat, J. K. Pcnln, W. A. J. Sparks; 'J'wen- y-soeo.)Kl. L. O. White-well, William "W. letfteus; Eleventh., contest, Tliu DuUjgttteH ut Lurgu. The committee designated to recommend delegates at large to the Chicago .convention has decided to submit these (HUTU-SI : Gov. Join) P. AHg-eld; Secreary .of 1 ' S.Ui.te W, .11. .llinriehser,, ox-Con- yressiiiiin George. Vi',. Fithian, Judge, Samuel I'. MuConncll. This is the sla.t.0 briffiiially agreed upon by Gov. Altg-elil :tii'd ..his JieuKiiKuits except that Mr. Fithian is substituted for Gen. Parsons.-..- Tiie. latter is SO years old, and iifrainst his selection was urp-ed the argument -that Ulinoi.s should be. repre- «<;n(<;d by vigorous men and {root] speak- j ITS wlio could makc.an'impre.'ision upon f-he Chieiiiro conveution... ..•.-. AilUresn or uuv. .'iitifuia' • When'the convention reassembled at three : p. m. (jov. Aligvld'delivi'red an address. He spoke in part as follows; ."Four years apo.-V'the governor began, "our peoiile met under, hrlghter skies. The •tountry was tired of "that ffovurnmontal .policy .which made the fe-w mighty and the many poor. In Illinois the people rebelled at the.,,lnterf(.>renoe ot; the state in the personar'affairs of the Individual. -.We prcmlstil dem'ocratlc povenimcnt !r. national affairs .'and .a' business administration In state affair's. The peonk- took uu at our .word and-'they gave us tholr conildenci;. and we' swept tho country by :=ucl! a'majorlty that.fldell.ty to.democratic principles would .hav'e-.tns'ured the-supremacy for a quarUr'fof'al century. . "But, bbforu'th'e'hiaufrural festivities had ceased at WashliiBtori the head of the n>»w administration s.ou'Eht '-itrar.BB gocis and espoused'alien principles. He called into his councils prophets'who knew not democracy oit the.' tenets of -the fathers. Our people were 'asked to bow to altar? which they hathhe'en taueht to .abhor. The Interests' of money, were placed al>ove. those of humanity,' OrgdnUed 'proed was fod with golden--spoons, while the cry ot the husbandman was' unheeded and the sweat oi the tollers brought him no bread." But,'the governor asserted, the people srti beginning to sain new courage. First one of-thorn and then another repudiates tin; golden' calf which "the 1 sons of Mammon had set'up"ln.the east and'which all men had been ordered to bow to on penalty of aoclal-and political-death." . '-.;.,' • The Tariff. : " Kfeservlag a dlacUMlon.of-.tb6 monetary question.for a later stage of his address, the governor next devoted-his.attention to the tariff question. .He said the subject was an old one and otic with which the people:could no. longer be deceived. The probabilities were that neither party would make any radical changes In the present tariff. -A lilgh tariff,-ho .claimed, always contributed to build up the few at tho I expense of 'the. many. • It protects the pro- 'urlt'tor. but n<5t. the. laborer; .for while It checks the ln)portatlon-;;of- poods It can> not pre'ver.t the Importation of cheap la- .bor t'roin all over tho-earth. The dcBrarta- . tion ana poverty of tlie European laborer, he ,salU, were In exact proportion to the height of the tariff or Import duties. The :speaker went Into the history of the < In conclusion, the governor sum tnai ne appreciated the approval of his friends as shown by their desire for his renomlnatlon, but'claimed that he was not In n. condition to stand tor reelection. Ills health was broken by his attention to public duties and hls'property Interests were suffcrlnK. He had no ambition to be a party latier, 'and asked that he bo permitted to re- tli-G from public life.. His closing words were; "Let the world know that we re- g-ard our party platform as sacred as holy writ, and that any plodees made to the people will be carried out, and long before the Ides of November the cohorts of plutocracy and corruption and all their hirelings and hangers on will be driven from the Rreai temple of the people." WISCONSIN UEH.OCK.ATS. Sloot In Suite Convention at Mll\i-u.u.kee— Gold Itfon in Control. Milwaukee,'June 23. — The Bijou opera house was crowded to the doors Tuesday morning lonjj before 11 o'clock, the timcj^ct for calling the state democratic'-e.nSn-e:]tion TO ordej. >on the stag-e wei'e gathered the old- time leaders, Senator Vihis.Gen. Bragg 1 , W. C. Silverthorn, Thomas Karton and other notables, who ivere cheered as they took their seats. At H o'clock promptly, ex-Gov. peck, chairman of (.be slate centril conmiitU"-. read the call, and iutrqdiiccd" .Thomas ]', Prow- ley, of Kan Claire, to act as temporary chnirinan. Mr. Frawley was received with cheers. lie said: AfUlr<-rtH of Temporary Clialriiiu.il. "The domorracy of ^ Wisconsin, chastened by the harsh popular judgment expressed in the recent election';, strong in the consciousness that righteousness, Intelligently directed, ultimately prevails., has called together Its'-.'commissloned representatives in this- convention to profess anew our polUical fairh by a public declaration of Its cardinal principles, to Tern our allegiance and devotion to the national democratic pa'rty... and to select Tales to represent 'the state ot Wisconsin In the coming national convention to be !i-8ld In Chicago, "The paramount Issue presented Is, shall the'-democratic party of to-day stand whore It h.ip stood for upwards of a century of Its existence, for a stable currency met here Tuesday rorenoon, me In the oporu house with about 400 delegates present and the latter in convention hall with about 100 in attendance. The sound money men met »t 11 o'clock and organized by electing- e.x-ConfrreKsrnan K. ]., Anthony, chairman. Oeorpe Clark addressed the convention, stronply advocating sound money and advising- that the free silver wing be utterly ignored. It was determined to elect dele/fates to the Chf- cag-o convention, and after t.he appointment of committee on platform and resolutions convention inljonrncd until four o'clock. The delegnu-s to Chicago will go as an advisory delegation to act with the .sound money delegations, from other sta.tcs in the interest of sound.finance a.ml what they conceive to be true democratic principles. Tho regular democratic convention organized at 1.2 o'clock by electing Hon. \V. L. JUiDiisey, ii free silver man, chairman, njul, after appointing committee, adjourned unf.il three o'clock. The convention will send to Chicago a solid silver delegation, which will possibly be instructed for Bland. BlK Ma«K <?onv«'nUoi) of Sllvcrlttn. Minnoa]X3lis, iiinn., June S.".—A maes convention of the silverites r.f this state, without. ri>frarti to party, has bi'vn called to meet, in this city July 16 to elect delegates to the national bimetallic convention in St. Louis. HOOSIER HAPPEXIXGSL News by Telegraph from Various Towns in Indiana. To Tout HP Air Ship. ITobiirt. Inil.. Jur.c 23.—There is a suspicion among people here thai an air ship is soon to be tested in th;« vicinity. A p.'irry headed by 0. Chamne arrived, at Miller's Station, six miles north, and were af once conveyed to tin-lake beach near old Indiana City. The movements of the party wen? so mysterious that popular curiosity was e:\ieited. with the result t.hut one of the visitors, in an nnfruarded JnoTi.iejir. dropped a hint a-i io their purpose. This \v:is in part corroborated by the peculiarity of 1,he bag;;rag-e ami implements carried by Mr. Chanutc nncl his secretive friends. The exact time for making- the test of the aerial 'invention could not, however, b« determined. n.-bhindt'ed ov more of the delegates i'i'.6ro--.;theJr scat*. The • Daisies were puckelUsiolid ur.d the serg-eant-at-arrus. nrid '.ills' .'assistants wore po«'i > rle 1 ss"?o- raise- the blockade. Vociferous protests wore made nil over the hall when the chair refused to entertain a 1 mp'tjpn to suspend the order oi. business until the iiprpar could lie quelled,. ; ' for I'fcrinitm.'iit Clifilrmun. Owing; to tiic Inability of Temporary Chairihn'u Bell to hold the convention in contrbl'nt the morning- session the committee on permanent organization threw over the programme to make "the -temporary orifimi'/ntion permaiientaod 't(on to some extc>nt.~to.support Ills views, and pointed .to the McKlnley law .is a complete Illustration "ot the supreme folly of an exceedingly high tariff." Vl«w« on Dloiiey • Quvntloa. 'Th'o 'money question -n-iis r.ext adverted 'to.. "Between. 1S73 and IS60 this country •and all- of the nations of Europe by law destroyed one-hulf of- the redemption money'of tho work), and reduced by fully one-ha-If the annual addition to the stock ot money of the world. Silver when used at all was put-on the basis of payer money. .The effect of this was to double the work which' 'sold had to do, and by doubling Us-Importance Its purchasing power was doubled! It made 200-cent dollars; so that on the average It took twice as much ot commodities and of property to pet $100 as It formerly did. As the debts, Interest, Xaxcs and other fixed charges were not reduced,- It took nearly everything- which the farmer and the producing classes gen- 'erally could scrape together to meet the 'fixed, charges. They had no money left to purchase the comforts of. life. Their purchasing power was gone. This destroyed the trade.of the merchants and soon forced the factories to shutdown; there belli? no market for what the laborer made, he hart to pro idle, so that'the producer, the merchant and tho laborer were all In distress. The conditions are petting worse and worse every day, and there oan be no great prosperity In -Europe and this country until the wrong that produced this distress..has been righted. As It was done by the arbitrary act of government, so It must bo undone-'by. government. As rhe democratic par.ty-:r.epresents the great toll- Ing and producing; masses It must talce tho lead In the undoing of the wrong. Tho democratic party mlist. speak' with no uncertain, sound on this-.subject. . Scoron Cikto Republican Convention. The speaker characterized the Inte re- publlciWi-convention,''ag;:'the' most brazen effort on the part ot organized-greed over attempted to control'the 1 dowtlnles-of the country. It adopted .a:l>latform, he asserted, In .the''lntcrost''o£."Eiifflnn'J. It*;, principles stand -fo'ivpairulys.'s, poverty or.d distress and It put In .nomination for president a man who..'will- be'only 11 servant to. curry out-thc mandatas-of. his managers. 'The remainder. ot .thc-povemor's speech dealt with state matters. 1 .-/All. of the de- partincnts at • tho i-capital-iwere In ad- mirable.condition.^.iBtit-he condemned the present 1 .revenue .sjatera -113.31 monster, of Injustice, The republtcan-.legislnture came .in tor a severe criticism Jor Its alleged cor- .ruptlon,, 1 The establishment .of the state account system in penitentiaries ho credited -to*-the dejnoci»itlc.'party mainly, ljut SENATOR V1LAS, measured by a standard that the enlightened Judgment; or the commercial .nation* of the.world have-.establlshed, and that cxporlc-nce has'approved? Here and there tracts of lukowarmncss and apostacy may tylst, but .the ,ffreat democratic party to* dny, espoclallythe component party, represented by the democracy of WlsiolAIB;" as ever, Insists that the, honor and integrity of this nation shall be preserved. "The democri>lc -i)»rty believes an3 Insists that without anvlnternational agreement this country . cannot maintain the parity of gold and slVyer nt a ratio of sixteen to one, wlthoutjiiitemptln;? to deceive or mislead thosij; who profess to believe thut the panacea of all our Industrial ills Is that the national treasury shall be turned Into a s lia'rber shop or- market house for the product of the silver mines. "The democratic pa,rty Insists that protection prostitutes great Interests and makes a merchandise of popular rights; that the logic of protection will compel tho republican party ultimately to grant the demands of tho »lx states whose delegates sailed out of the St. Louis convention on the silver bark, trasbwl alonff on the waves of selfish tears." Uold in the Majority. After the address the usual commit- recommcnded a stlll-jtimhfir.reform which will take.the prisonersTentirely out of the competition, with, other 'labor. tees were appointed. In all cases, the selections o£ the district conventions held early Tuesday morning were indorsed. These preliminary conven- .tioivs indicated clearly that the gold men had full control of the convention, and that rt sound money platform will result Senator Vilas, Gen. Bragg- and James O. Flanders have been agreed upon as delegaijCS at large. There is a fight for fourth'-place,'with the chances in favor of ex-Speaker Hogan, of La Crosse. All arel-soxind money men. lleport of Committee on Resolution*. When the convention reassembled Tuesday afternoon, two reports from the couimittee on resolutions were presented. The majority report is as follows: The administration of President Clove- land 13 Indorsed. Tariff for revenue only Is declared, and on the money question the platform says: '• Wo believe that the demands of a commerce built upon tho broad and enlightened doctrine of free trade require! a currency that cannot be'.discredited in any clvlllzed country. V Realizing this logical demand for tho test money for International trade; realizing also the dangers of a flat currency. In domestic use, and aware that the present condition of oommcrclal distress calls for the patriotic and sturdy maintenance of national honor and financial Integrity, •we declare ourselves opposed to the free and unlimited coinage -of silver and In favor of gold, the highest monetary standard of tho world.''-., We hereby direct tho delegates from Wisconsin to the national democratic convention to be. hold in Chicago July 7 next to vote as n unit on all svibjocts and candidates when and.as a majority of the dele- g-atlon mr.y illrect. Th.<: minority Silver flunk. The minority report was as follows: "Itesolvecl, That w> reaffirm the platform Of the la.st national democratic convention y-rt .particularly upon the subject of coin- ago, be'lcvlng that a fair interpretation of the same favors free and unlimited coinage of both silver and goli! as legal tender money of the country." TEXAS DOUBLY. ULESSED. ;?«•<> Uvmocrutltf State Onventlonn In Scimkm at tlio Same Tlnif. Austin, Tex.w.June 23. — The state sound money dfirnocVfltic convention and the reuulai; democratic convention Lightning SnirrR WorftMprrfl. Jlishig Sun. Ind.. June 23.—Koth the I'rc'sbyterinn nnd Methodist churches were'struck by lightning while services were lieicg held therein. The spir« ;ind front of the J'resbyrerian church were wrecked by the bolt, which then passed through the c-liurch, prostrating the minister who wns officiating. Th« lights were r.ll extinguished, causing a panic, which was allayed before any serious casualty occurred. At the Methodist church children's day- wa» being celebrated nnd a little girl, who \.-as reciting, was rendered unconscious by the electric current. .Much excitement r?sulted. Harrlnon and Wife In Peril. Indianapolis, Ind., June 23.—Scores of people near the intersection of \Vash- ir.gton nnd Pennsylvania streets were startled by the peril in which ex-President nnd Mrs. Harrison were placed. They had driven downtown in the family earrings a.nd in attempting to crosi to the south side of the street the horses uecnmo frightened at an electric car and attempted to stampede. The coachman saw the danger, and by skillful management he forced the team across barely in time to prevent the carriage from being caught between a trolley wire pole and the car. Dcod of a Z.ovc-.SIck Alan. Columbus, Ind., June 23.—David Creeden, a lovesick youth of Clifford^ attempted to kill himself by taking rat poison nnd is still in danger. On Sunday lireeden met his sweetheart, Sfiss Snyder. riding with Jesse W. Bevis and demanded that she leave him. This she started to do, but Bevis detained her and Breedcn shot at Bevis five time* v/ith a revolver without effect. Sunday night he and the girl quarreled over her relations with Bevis and Brocden took the poison. Monday, while unable to leave bis bed, Brccden was arrested for shooting at Bevis. Fought; Over a Crap Game. Evausville, Ind., June 23,—A bloody fight took place on the steamer Hart in which a negro named George >fcLeon, of Owensboro, was shot and instantly killed by Frank Balcon, a white man of this city, who was tending bar. The boat bad an excursion party. A fight started over a game of craps. A man named Cnmmings and Ca.pt. Cormick were badly injured. The barkeeper opened fire nud shot Mc.Lcan. The ]oc:i.l police did uot learn oi the affair until Balcon \ surrendered himself.' Jumped HiK BomfHincn. Fort Wayne, Ind.', June £3.—Herbert C. J!nck. the president of the Christian K.'ideAvor society of the Christian church here, who was arrested two months ago in the. net of burg-larizin^ the Lehman block store, cannot be found by the police. His bondsmen coiilfi not lind him and informed Ihc court, that he mysteriously disappeared two weeks a.ifo. The bom.'. offJOOwus declared forfeited. Lllcd r»r Trom Itomo, Anderson, Ijjd., June 2:!.—Letters received in this city from Africa state ihat j\frs. Dr. Florence Jlolierts, of this city, formerly of YVarfield, died in that country May 22. She was a Presbyterian missionary irnii sailed last September. She was well known iii mission work in this country. African r.. V c.-r was the cause of death.

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