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f- ?-,*• • John Gray's CORNER ON HOSIERY! The best hose for the money ever ihown In Logansport, we buy our hoee direct from the factories for 4Mb. BO you have no jobbers profit to pay. Pleaao come at once acd oblige. State National Bank Lognnsport, Indiana. CAPITAL $200,000 J. r. JOHNSON, PRKH. S. w UI.I.KK' , TICK PIIK II. T. HKITBKINK, CABIJIKII. — OIBKiJTCIH!!.— J.F.Jonnson S. W. UllBT .7. T. Elliott W.M.Elliott, W.H. Snider. Buy and sell Government Bonds Loan money on personal security and collaterals. Insue special cer tlflontes of deponit bearing 8 per oeni when left one year; 2 p*r cent per ftnnniii when deposited 6 month*. Boxed in Safety Deooeit Vaults ol tbla bank for the deposit of deeds, toaurance policies, mortgages and other valuables, rented at from $f to $115 per y«nr DAILY JOURNAL Publlthed every day In the wee* (except Monday) 07 me Luni^BFOBT JUUHKAL Co. THE OFFICIAL PAPER OF THK CITY. [Entered M seoond-claM matter »t Uie Loganii- po'rt ro«t Oflico, Pebruary 8, "FRIDAY MORNING OUR TARDY CONGRESSMAN. Congressman Hamnioi/d bus proved very tardy In his effort to secure a public building lot Loganeport. Now that the B(salon of Congress is draw- iDgloacloso hu announces that ho will ack for an appropriation ol $100 000 for ibis purpose, but admits- thai ho does nol think It will be granted. Loganpport will hare to wait for the Republican Congresb before its claims will receive proper contidaration, Little thanks is due Cooeresaman HitnmODd for his half- hoartod move at thin late day, but a month beforo the C'OI-P of his term. Highest of all in Leavening Power.—Latest U. S. Gov*t Report Baking Powder PURE NAPOLEON'S CHARACTER Described by This Writer as ing Somewhat Shifty. Be- o Emperor Would Olittope His rohil of View ID an mutant If na Unforu- >e«n Chance Win to lift Improved. DFRKCTIONS for using Cream Balm. CATARRH pnrtldoor tlio Into llio . -ricr iv n-o •writ draw .strong breath tliroiitfli tin- nnto TSH ti>r»t' tlnip.s • day, nft*T infills |> <v ferred, niiil before r«- tlrin-. — iL>'S CriKAM BALM the MtHiil lllmw >'*|n _ • tin altt'ii. -Mill?, ih», Stupjvl^roifctx tfoti hrune from COM.-, Ko-tores tlie SHIUB of Tiisre •nd3mnll. The BiiUn Is iinlckly ubnorht^l nnrt efnton'-o iTlceOOcwntmit DruK^ls' or mfUI. ULY BKuS., WWnrren St,, N, Y. Lake Eric & Western, IVru I'lilnn Ntrttlon, Through ilck>-is«olil to point* In th« United Btftte^nnu Ciumtiii. SOUTH. Arrive. Depart. No. 21 In'U'Dinpnlls Kx., D 7:00 i in Ho. 23 Mill A Kxpri-M. S ll;2Slini :i:-l5(ira • Mo. 25 rulniio '<•> MVSS. S 3:-'5 p in •'•So. Hfl H'tM.lhK KxnifSS S «:in P m No 161 Lowil Jfruuh ft -US P »> NU1STII. Arrlvp. Dpp.irt. No. 20 MiillA Express S 10:12 li in lD:S2iun Ho. i- Mli-hiiiiM Guy <>* •);•'«> V m *M v m NO21 Dftroltl-x'riwsi 9,65]>m No. IN) Auc::miiiQ<lull»ii t-- 7:00 am D. Dully, ,-j. Iljil y>xoi'pt Sunday, •No 22 il i>s mil run iiortlmflV u Sundays. tKunsMoiiiluis, \V(x!m>.sila)s F, liluv.s and Sim- tt'.iuns Mim'I •>'. Tiiesilny, Thursday unit Scitu tfny. Vi I"' OtMiotcminfi-tlons lit Blo i nn!ni;ton mi' Ktoi'TKi f"r p- hits west, roiitimv.ii iiml northwest Dliv, t I'Oinierlloii-i niiiili- u' Lnnii, Foslul'li 1 lenient or .-iim u-k> fur nil poln's esii>t. liiimed i.t,H'"iin>-i:tio..s at Tip On wltli train euAlHluUniMiiiiM ft M C Dlv.. lor nil pjlnt. •Morth.fauih. (a -< ami Wi>-,t KorticKc's. MifXiitKlKi'i fpil Imorii'iitlon cul on THi'S. FOLLKN, Tioi't iRtM.t I.. K ft W. U'; PBIU. Inainiiii. C. '. 1'AI.Y. Ufi 'l ^nss. Act- INDIANAPOLIS, KND. THE report of tne auditor shows that there was not a single falluri amorg the building and loan assoola tloDs'of the State during 1894 and man; now associations were formed Tho report shows that there were ai tbe close of the year 496 associations with 126 827 members, owning and carrying 092,155 shares of stock, rep resecting ao aggregate Investment of $34,090,926.13. an Increase of $2,652. 864.19 over the previous year. This speaks well for tbo thrift and economv of the people, especially when the depression, In business that prevailed last year is taken Into cnnflderailon. THK propPo&Q tatabiir bment of -tbe whipping post in this / Siste for-tbi puDiflhment of wife and child beaters and for professional tramps meets wiib general approval. The Indians humane society'at a meeiiug Wedoea d»y approved the measures DOW before- tha loclslature providing for corporhl punishment for auch oflfensoe. Mayor Denny brought the mailer before ibe society in an address of approva 1 , the only dissenting volco being that of Mr. Bamberger who had just been elected 'preoiclent. He decllues to serve on aocouut of the paaaioc of the resolution. ONLY *!i<» ONLY BIG "4" AccupttvJ For Pn.vnge By 9t DIKFKRKNT TRANSPORTATION DJ COMPOS IKS. Be fare nnd buy n "BlR fonr" Ticket. Ton wll Mtre time and money. MILEAGE 35 FREE Open Day and Evening 616 BROADWAY. To WANTED. Invention „„,.,„ ... ^...... - - - .- e; sample tal Wt E. t urshee 4 McSSiikln, CmclnniUl, 0 v.lOTSTSMAKR|BDaily •-•A B«t»-l».2fc«m»..2 to.6»o'd in » Boajecs TnEtbeltof the will of the late Senator Fair from the Clerk's office in San Francisco should be rigidly nvestlpated. It Is Incumbent on ihe offloUls to explain how such an occurrence could happen to legal documentl ntbeircare. Tbe loss of the wlia whicn disposes of an oitate of $-10, • 300.000 adds to tho compllcationseur» mdlDg- the settlen'Oot of tbe Bonat.z* Kind's ostalo which prom^ aes to become icvo'ved in a long lltl- cation. COMMISSIONKKOK PENSIONS LOCBI;E>" vho ha» beon tuliinjj away pensk-os from heroes of the late war or reducing tho amount to suit his pleasure, bus baen called down sharply by the Supremo Court, which ruled that Lochren has altogether exceeded bis authority. Tola decision will be hailed with delight by many worth? pensioners wbp have suffered by the unjust methods of the pension department as conducted by tho Cleveland administration. . STATISTICS snu>v that 11,500.000 persons born in iht United States are living ID States oilier than those in wbich they were born. The disposition to migrate it) shown more by thone born in the New England States, two-thirds oJ whom are now scattered ID other pans of tbe country. In Europe there are 2 500,000 people living in countries other than those ID which they were born. 0,VE of tbe ma, y freaks of legislation proposed at ibis time is a novel bill introduced in the lower House of the General Assembly of Maine. It proposes a reward of fifty dollars to all ptrsona who. after taking a liquor bii cure, abstain for twelve months. This award by ibe Slate would be eagerly looked forward to by many an old sot who would thus be able'to have a royal good jag hfier a year's abstinence. TriE Si LoultG.o. t Jjittccrat.fays. Tbere uro about l.SOO Indians id toe: Osage tribe and the government holds D trust for them tha sum of $S,500.)00, or over 16,500 per head. Never holes?, they are supported At the mbllo expense, like BO many destitute jersons, while there is . a constant howl about pensions paid to keep Joion soldiers out of the poor houses. Prof. William M. Sloanc gives an interesting analysis of the youthful nature of Napoleon in Century. The period under consideration is that immediately following 1 Xapoleon'a flight from Corsica, when he had renounced his firm allegiance to Paoli in the belief that it would improve his own chance for preferment. I'rof. Sloane say.s: Not that the outcast fluouaparte was any longer exclusively a Corsican. It is impossible to conceive of a lot raoro pitiful or a fato more obdurate than his had so far been. There \vas little hereditary morality in his nature, and none had been inculcated by training; he had no vital piety, nor even sincere superstition. A butt and an outcast ota French school under the old regime., he had imbibed a bitter hatred for the hind indelibly associated with such haughty privileges for the rich and such contemptuous disdain for the poor. lie had not oven the consolation of having received an education. His nature revolted at the religious formalism of priestcraft; his mind turned in disgust from the scholastic husks of its superficial knowledge. What ho had learned came from inborn capacity, from desultory reading, and from the untutored imaginings of his garden at Brienne, his cave at Ajaccio, or his barrack chambers. What more plausible thau that he should first turn to the land of his birth with some hope of happiness, usefulness, or even glory! What more mortifying than the stupefying revelation that iu manhood he was too French for Corsica, oi> he has been in boyhood too Corsican for France! The story of his reception ancl adventures in Corsica has 110 fascination; it is neither heroic nor Satanic, but belongs to the dull and mediocre realism which makes up so much of commonplace life. It is difficult to find even a thread of continuity in it; there may be one as to purpose; there is none as to either conduct or theory. There is the passionate admiration of a southern nature for a- hero as represented by the ideal Paoli. There is the equally southern quality of quick but transient hatred. The love of dramatic effect is shown at every turn, in the perfcrvid style of his writings, in the mock dignity of an-edict issued from tho grotto at Milelli, in the empty honors of a lieutenant colonel without a real command, in the paltry style of an artillery inspector witli no artillery but a few dismantled guns. j But the most prominent characteristic of tho young man was his shiftiness, in both the good and U:id senses of tho word, lie would perish with mortification rather than fail in devising some expedient to meet every emergency: lie felt no hesitation in changing his point of view c:s experience destroyed an idea or an unforsocn chance wus to be seized and improved. I lie was no spendthrift, "but he had scruples about money, Uc was proud r in the hendshipof his family, and reckless as to how he should support them, or .should secure their promotion. Solitary in his boyhood, he had become in youth a companion and lender; hut his true friendships were not with hi.s social equals, whom he despised, but with the lowly, whom he understood. 'Finally, he was a citizen of the world, a man without a country, his birthright was gone, for Corsica repelled him: France he hated, for she had never adopted him. lie was likewise without a profession, for he had neglected 'that of a soldier, and had failed both as an author and as a politician. He 'ivas npparently,rtoo. without a single guiding principle; the world had been a harsh stepmother, at whose knee he had neither, learned the truth nor experienced kindness, lie appears consistent in nothing but making the best of events as they oc- :cur:-cd. So far he was a man neither much better nor much worse .than the world in which he was born. He was quite as unscrupulous as those about him, but he was far greater than they in perspicacity, adroitness, adaptability and persistence. During the period before his expulsion from Corsica these qualities of leadership were .scarcely recognizable, but they' existed. As yet, to all outward appearance, the little captain of artillery was the same slim, ill-proportioned nod rather insignificant youth; but at twenty-four he had had the experience of a much greater ;igc. Unconscious of his powers, he liad dreamed many dny-drcaros. and hud acquired a habit of boast,rjl conversation in the family circle, but fully cognizant o_f tbe dangers incident to his place, aud the unsettled conditions^about him, he was cautiox;s and reserved in tho out-side world. LEARNED FRENCH DOGS. Extraordinary ItcnHontng 1'o-wers of M Noble Atilmitl Taught co Run LlrrAmls. My hero is not a mutilated ram nor a "spy," in the technical terms of the police, but a large, robust, magnificent dog,-whose beautiful white and curly fleece, like that of a sheep, was the cause of his being named Jlouton (sheep.) His eye is mild and intelligent, and at times, when he is in good humor, one would say lhat he laughs, so animated his eye becomes and his jaws wriggle so droll}-. Mouton belongs to Duke J , who resides in Charohus. When J say that he belongs to the duke I'm mistaken, for he is the property- of the adopted son, the friend and the porter of John, his keeper. John has brought him up earofully;he has taught him to perform tricks,' but he has specially trained him to do his errands. The village from which the supplies arc obtained is nearly two miles distant from the homestead, and when John has not time to go there he writes an crdcr of what he needs on a piece of paper, puts the paper iu a basket, and the handle of the basket in the dog's mouth, then pointing in the .direction of the village, he says to him: "Run quick to Coulomier's." Cou- lODiier is the grocer who has John's patronage. Mouton trots oft, and trots along without stopping, even though he meet a well-beloved female friend. Arriving at the village he deposits his basket in Coulomier's store. If by chance there is no one in the store he barks two or three times to call attention. When he sees the paper in the grocer's hands he goes out to reconnoiter; he drinks at the fountain, holding a smelling conversation with the dogs stretched out in the sun, like lizards, but he calculates his time so well that his loafing- ue^er exceeds a quarter of an hour, when he returns to the grocer. Coulo- mier has placed what is ordered in the basket, gives it to Mouton, who seizes it with his strong jaws and runs off with it homeward bound. liutone day the basket contained live eela, wrapped in a uapkin. The route was along near a canal, and follows it for a long distance. Mouton, with the basket in his mouth, was trotting along, when suddenly the child of the lock• keeper, a baby two years old, fell into the canal.. The dog hears the cries of , the infant and the sound of splashing in the water; he seta down his basket, leaps into the canal, seizes the baby by- its clothing and brings it to terra flrma. The child does not move, and Mouton, who had laid it on tho gro-and, takes it up again by its garments, and bears it to the lock-keeper's house. The mother was seated in the kitchen paring potatoes. Mouton enters at one bound and places the child upon her Inp, and then hurries off to get his basket, liut I he finds that those rascally eels, perceiving that they were near the water, have wriggled and struggled in such a way that they have succeeded in escaping- from their cloth prison. They were squirming in the uust. and aiming 1 for the canal. Mouton, instead of seizing- them by the tail or the middle of the body, grasped them "by their heads and wrung their necks. After having thus laid them all out he piaeeil their bodies in the basket again and took them to his master. To go ami carry that basket to the place whore he had been taught to put it might, if necessary, be attributed to instinct merely, but nobody hud taught him to save a child from drowning, and then, Seeing tho child inanimate, to take it up again and carry it to its mother, shows not only intelligence but goodness of heart. Many a man, less intelligent thnn Mouton, would not have reasoned so well as this: "Tn order to take to my master what has beeu intrusted to my care 1 must kill these eels, for living I cannot get them back into the napkin, as while 1 am picking up one the others will get :iway.'' And notice that the seven cols were killed in the same way. This brave dog is, according to my idea, more intelligent and has more 'mi.ml than :L good number of fresh young men of my acquaintance, who "little suspect that they are far from being of as much value as the good Mouton. The scene of saving the child and that of recapturing the eels was witnessed by two peasants who were on the other side of the canal. This stovy. oneyearold, is absolutely true.—Paris .Revue Spirite. Greal OP 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 BB SURE,. LO9ANSPORT. DELPHI. FLORA. NEW YORK, EXCAVATING WITH WATER. Re Hnce Ma»«c» of Earth Now Easily mov*<1 by Aqu^oun R*ttcriD|r Jtftunif. Within the past ton or twelve years the uses of hydraulic "monitors"' and "little pinnls, " of California mining fame, us means of earth excavation have become pretty well appreciated among' engineers, says Cassier's Mag-.ix.inc, and water jets have been successfully applied to a variety of engineering purposes, for which only a short time previously they would never have bean thought of. Pile driving 1 with water jets, now so common, is only one modification of the general method, while the removal of heavy earth banks by these aqueous battering rams w another which is deservedly working- its way into favor. What has led to these reflections is a revised version, recently published, of an account of the removal several years ago of some river bluffs overhanging 1 the tracks of one of the railroad lines in the western part of the United SUitcs. This was accomplished almost wholly by -the employment of jets of water 'under high pressure, bringing- the cost of excavation down to the low figure of one and one-half cents per cubic yard. It recalls also a neat joi> curried out a few years ago in the way of tilling in ;i large area of land just under water and bringing it up to a level of several iVct a.bovc the water line. Large sand hills ranged along the shore close by these hollows. The worl; got into the hands of two old California miners, who applied a modified hydraulic mining onllJt to its execution. They bought a couple of large pumps, which delivered water from the hay on the tops of the sane! hi'.ls through an iron pipe, a:id then, by means of a. series of boxes and .sluices, they carried the dirt and sand which the water washed down from the hills Out to the spot to be Oiled. In this way several acres of land were made at an expense which was merely nominal. The pumps and boiler were practically worth as much after the work was done as whm th^v wor" first purchased. A NOVEL DEFENSE. NAPOLliutt IN CORSICA. 111.1 An Island for Tut-tln*. It is saicJ that one of the West India islands is inhabited exclusively by turtles, some of which grow to an enormous size. Attempts to establish. human habitations on the island have always failed. The turtles undermine the foundations of the houses, and not infrequently attack the inmates. Something AVronij. Mrs. Cioon—What was the cause of that hideous howling and yelling in the street, just as you came in? Mr. Cloon—It was a beggar telling a deaf old gentleman that he was so near dead with pneumonia that it. was impossible for him to speak above a whisper.—Puck. A TSasmess Move. Friend—You have moved your office from the tenth, floor to the first, I see. Divorce Lawyer—Had to. Lost too many customers. "Women often object to elevators?" "It wasn't that; but the journey upward took too long. It gave them time to change their minds."—X. Y. Weekly. TIIE latest ornamentation for tho dining-room table is a dish of jelly in the midst of which are three• or four small electric lights. The effect is pleasing and picturesqnn ~ Associates :in<3 Tlioir Influence Upon III* Lift-. Bonaparte's natural associates were the younger men: Masseria, son of'a patriot lino, Posso di Uorgo, Peraldi, Cunco, Ramolini, and others less influential. The only Corsican, with French military training, he was, in view of. uncertainties and probabilities already on the horizon, a person of considerable consequence. liis contribution to the schemes of the young patriots, says Century, was insignificant; it consisted in a proposal to support the central committee which bis friends so ardently desired by a body of local militia. The plan was promptly adopted by the associates, the radicals seeing in it a means to put arms once more into the hands of the people, the others having no doubt in mind the storming of the 13astile and the possibility of similar movements in Ajaccio and elsewhere. Bonaparte, the only trained officer among them, may have dreamed of abandoning the French service, and of a supreme command in Corsica. ^ Mairy of the people who appeared well disposed toward France bad from time to time received permission from the au- j thoritics to carry arms; many- carried : them, secretly and without a license; but proportionately there were so few in both classes that vigorous or successful armed resistance was ia most places impracticable. The attitude of the department of war at Paris was regulated by Buttafuoco. aad was, of course, hostile to the insidious scheme ' of a local militia, Tlie minister of war •would do nothing but submit the suggestion to the body against whose influence it was aimed, the hated council of twelve nobles. The stupid sarcasm ol such a step wasAvell-nigh criminal. • Thn Clover Etcapf of Two City Girl* fronu m Fcroclou* Bull. Two city-bred young ladies, Maud and Molly, were spending their summer in a village where their chief "playground,"n.s they said, was a slope, of land behind the house, separated, by a board fence from a rough pasture. For this was a village by courtesy only;, the houses were "scattering." Ono afternoon the young ladies mounted their slope, spread out Cheir shawl and lay down at ease. Maud read aloud for a time, and then they succumbed to sleepiness and lay dosing, their hats over their eyes. The rest ol the story can best be told in Molly's own words. "I think I must have been sound- asleep," she said, "for I woke with u. very confused feeling that a hot wind was blowing over my fu.ce. I opened my eyes. A black figure close beside mo seemed to shut out a.ll tho sun. A huge, shaggy-horned head looked down upon me. It was that of John Thnr- low's bull, the terror of the town. Uo had escaped from the pasture into thin field. "I hadn't time to be frightened. I think what chiefly impressed me was his tremendous size, for as I lay (bent on my back he loomed above me like a small mountain. Ills head seemed enormous. As I opened my eyes ho gave, almost in my very face, a really terrible bellow, and I noted that tho forefoot nearest me had already pawed a considerable hole in the ground. "Now, I had always understood from stories that a bull's attention should be diverted from attack by throwing- something over his head. ] could not throw the shawl, for we were lying on it, but, perhaps as much to my surprise us his lordship's, I tore the wide leghorn hat from Maud's hands, for she had taken it oil at sound of the bellow—and with one dcsperato effort threw it on that huge bead and pulled it down over his eyes. "Almost with the same movement I seized Maud's hand, and we went tumbling down the slope. Vo\i may be sure we did not waste time vn looking behind us, but when we did reach tho kitchen steps, what do you think we saw? "A bull decidedly out of temper with, the world, plunging about on the slope and trying to rid himself of a wide leghorn hat through which one of hi* horns stuck firmly. A streamer of white mull hung-over his face, and waved like a banner with every plunge. "It was worth the fright to have gained such a rich addition to the few absolutely comic pictures that hang on memory's wall."—Youth's Companion. American fcl^njj. From the Mpwpka Gazette: We learn from the latest American mail that t]"t beloved customs of our ancestors, which the missionary element has been so opposed to all along, arc obtaining a foothold in the land of the Yankees. It appears that the republican and democratic tribes have had a fierce battle in which the latter were completely routed. V>'c learn further t!«t the victors were converting their foes into soup as fast as they can dispose of them.—Cincinnati Tribune. A Spcond-Uest Compliment. Marie—Mr. Quickly tells mam ma. that Fm an intellectual girl. I wonder what men mean -when they call a girl intellectual? Mamie—They mean they can't find it io conscience to call her pretty.— Chicago Ilccord. Nutshell PhUosophj. Willie — What's the difference between a crank and a statesman, pa? Pa—A. crank is a crank till he wins; then he is a statesman. A statesman is statesman till he loses; then he is » crank.-N. Y. World.