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John Gray's CORNER ON HOSIERY DAILY JOURNAL Pabllrhed evprr dnj In the week I'excf-pt Monday) Or Ine LifcMMHI'OKT InpttHAL CO. CINCOUPOUATKD. w.-s WRIGHT A. TJA'-tOV . C. w. GRAVES S. B. BUYER PHJWIDENT VICK SKCKET/IRT TI1KA3DHKR • Tha nest hooo for the rcont-y ever •hown In Lt>f;ai>bport, wo buy our hose ditect from tha factories for OMh. M you hav.; no jubbdrd proQtto p*y. PlenBo como nt once and oblige. Price per Annum Price per Month S6.OO BO State National. Ban! T I.oBnnsport, Indiana. CAPITAL $200,000 J. V. JnKMMN, PlIXS. S. W Ul.LUH , TICK PliES H. T. IlKITIWlNX. J.F.Johnson 8. W. L'llo-y. J, T. Elliott, W. M. Klllott, W H. Snldor. Buy and sell Government Bond* XoaD monev on personal spourltj •nJ collaterals. IHHUO ttpeolal OHr tlflaateH of deposit bearing H per ot«ni when left, one year: 2 p*r cent p«r annum wh«-D deposited C luonthh. . Boxfia In £Ufar,.\ Der>osit Vaults of thin bank for the deposit of deeds biBdrance policies, mortgages and other valuables, rented at from $f to $15 per year ELY'S CATARRH CREAM BALM . Is quickly Adsorbed. Nasal Passages AiHys Pain and • 1nf'ammnflon- Heals tne Sores Pfoteet.sthe Membrane from Additl nalCo'd Restore? the Senses of Tastel and Smell. I— ——*-.—--. IT WILL CURE. HAY-FEVEP Apiirticlol iipjillwlliito ciwli wsirll "mi Is BKr^l'lc 'rim 50 rents lit "ru.-Kist or t>y nuii. >:LY DIWIHEHS, so wiurou at., New ,.lork CUy. lake Erie & Western, P^rii Union Stntloii, , Throadiilck.-issoUUupulut.-i In llio United MHte»nni Camulit. SOUTH. Arrive. Depart. 50. ZIlil'llinfipnllsEx.. D 7:00 111 " Ho. 28 Mill & Kx|)rx.-!< S ll:Mlim ll:4aiua So. & ivitwio !••> i-n-iw. s 3:i> v in Ho. it) hTOhliiR EXPI.HSS ti..,. SrH' P m Joljl Local Mouli ft -t.-lS P ™ SOUTH. Ar 1 IVP. D"pa p t. JJO. 20 Mftll .t Express S 10.-I2 ti in lOisSn m •'MO. iSSIIihi.iiM Oityii* -IJ-Oi'in 4:topm M024 dvtrult hxTi-s-S D.66pm __ •' 116.' 15» Acci'iunioilutlun f.. .;00am D. DiilT, d. Dal y cxcfptStindnj, , *Mo. CO 0.1 not run north nf PC uSimdny.f. tRiftuUontliu.i. WeOncddujH F.lday.s imtl faun- 4'iansMond .y, Tuemlny, ThnrsUny and Satur- Usi'Otcoiinfftlons «t BloumlnRton "n* '.r p> Ints «o.it. MiutDwtvsi mill nortliwest. coiinwiloii" niiiilt- a 1 Limn, loaiorlii, <'nt or Mim tn-k- fur nil polnis ta«t. hnniwl-ntcconm-ctioiisut Tip on with trains 'nMnln LlnnMiill. All U. Plv.. tor ftli Polata Sorttifouih, )n» nmi west . jrortiBki-is. nnf!iiiiiclp>it<r»I liiforn-ntlon c«Il •H THi'S, FOLLKH, Tic-ft 'Rt'i.t L. E A TV. B'y feiu, Inilliiiin. THE OFFICIAL PAPKK OK THU CITY. Highest of all in Leavening Power.—Latest U. S. Gov*t Report Baking Powder PURE LINCOLN. Ono of the Strongest Characters in American History. r p ntertHl a-t nocnnil-cl<us mnttur port out Ofllcc, >«biniuj 8. WEDNESDAY MORNING. FEB." 6, THE inveflticHtion of the reformatory and )>cn<- voltiit insiHuiinuti of ibe Stu'e by legislative commUU-es has not bren wiihoul result. The Senate committee lound the School for Feeble Minded Youths at Furt Wiiyne rent, by d it-cord and sinnling stories or cruelty and neglect were relatt-d to the committee Wbllb it Is not fair to condemn Superintendent Johnson until be bus been given full opportunity 10 refute the cbarcea. yet from statements mude by Sanator Boyd and others of the committee It appears that a change would be advisable. Startling stories i f cruelty in the prison sou'h at Jtfterfonvllle were aloo related to the legislative oommUiee.- A dozen eonviota told tales of revolting treatment; some ettid that they had been chained in dungeons; others that they had been strung up by the thumbs; and gtill others that they bad been whipped almost to Inseoslbl'lty with the cat-o' nine-tails, A rlcld Inveatlgatlon will probably follow. T*o years ago arge were preferred against War. den Pulton but the Democrats refused to discharge I im. If the stories of cruelty are t'ue the War-len should bo promptly dismlnped THJS board itppulniea in New York City with authority to spend $60,01)0,)OC for a oompie^enslve scheme of rapid transit in that city baa reported i plan proposing the construction of ndeoendent new lines, elevated, viaduct aod underground around the oltyata cost ot $42000.000. The report prefers the elevated system when posdlblo. It aUo recommends hat the existing elevated railways and the steam railways entering the city be encouraged to add a third track on which trains can be run moruing and evening at a t peed ol 25 miles ac hour. It Is proposed to have a system of transfer among all the lines. Bail Ho Lived Ciitll Fcbrr.nry 12. IT.0.1, Ho V.'oulU Be ElRliry-Flvo VciL.i of A£o—IVcuUantio'i of the ' . Gr«:U i^m.inclpiuor. I3ped.il LiHtor.l , The kindliness and gentleness of Lincoln's naUiru wore never shown in more glorified light than on thrtt fatal Mtb of April, 1305, when, at n cabinet meeting he spokcr in terms of praise of Gen. Leo and other leaders of the confederacy. Ee had formulated a plan looking to general amnesty, his patriotic spirit taking in the entire union and refusing to bo satisfied with aiT^liing short of a buriarl of the past, and a hearty acceptance by everybody of the issues of AJjtt.VlIAM LINCOLN IN 1SOO. C. t.liAVS . «... INDIANAPOLIS, i FREE VAGARIES of proposed legislation ue 10 be presented In the various Siate legislatures. Tuo crack is u Junotiiar figure In legislative balls an from Maine to Texus and Jrom Orego to Hew Jersey is Btrlviog to attal notoriety. Mr. Seabury, a member o the legislature of the Lone Star Suu is one of the latest bidders' /or fam at this time. Ho his Introduced a bil in the Tt-xas legislature providing lha any pwrsoa who receives a letter »n falls to answer It In teo days shall b subject to a floe of $1,000 or oneyear' imprisonment in tbo couoty jail, o both. Day and Eyening A COLOiiKD preacher Das'won hi case in a fuderal court in Kentucky against tbe Loutcvlilo & Nashville railroad company. The. ,sult was brought to teat tbe Kentucky separate coach law which tbe same court last summer declared unconstitutional. The court gave tbe jury' pro emptory Instructions to find ' for Ih'e plaintiff leaving- the amount of damages alone to be deiermined by them. The verdict was for one cent and costs. Jt may serve, however, to prevent discrimination against colored people on tbe railway curs in that state. 616 BROADWAY. Welcome To -At 1 . WANTED. _ - ...,.,, , . UFKTS M,»KK*5Tal!j- Marrcloii* Invention o .«o'<t In H Howe: IT it encoumglDg to fiud that for- eignero consider the financial troubles of tbe Doited -Hates government oalj temporal?. They know from the •tudy of our history that when the R<?- publicaB parly secures control of tbe government that the financial condition will Improve. The report come? by cable that The London Daily News in its financial article Monday elated that "Increasing readiness is shown in London to subscribe fur ihe proposed new American bonds, even without tbe stipulation of enld payment " THE wild *e»t cuuia Bcarcely furnish a more daring robbery than tbat committed ID Lngansport last nlpm by three masked men. The aot was i » bold aa any commuted by tbe Jitmei battle, that there might be fulfillment of the golden promise for a perpetual peace. Tho cares and besctmcnts of the war were over, and at this meeting his heart was at peace with the whole world. He was cheerful and hopeful and was anxious that his happiness might be communicated to all of the people of the republic alike—those that had fought against as well as those who had fought for the flag. Within eight hours the assassin's bullet reached ,hc heart of the nation and the plans of ;he great president died r/ith him. Mr. Sumucr, who know him intimately and .oved him. declared that the purpose of absolute pardon for all was a subject very near to him, and one that would icrtainly ha.ve boon promptly carried out but for his assassination. Tho smilo that frequently played upou the face of the great emancipator was oue that came from a heart that was moved to appreciation of humor; >ut ho was never a jester and was as far removed from buffoonery as he was from disloyalty. Qe could tell a story well, and he did tell a number of them; but they were never his own. his originality not running in this direction. They were picked up by him in his frontier life, in his circuits as a lawyer and his campaign as a soldier; his prodigious memory bringing them up in most felicitous appropriateness, when ho would seek diversion ,fro'.a oppressing care, or desired to put off a persistent .placc-scckcr. Mr. Lincoln did possess humor of a very high order, but it was a humor that was touched of pathos, evoking a smile that at the same time reached tho heart, moving it with o sadness that was cot exactly pain. Mr. Lincoln's Spirit was brooded over by melancholy, born perhaps in large measure of his early struggles and environments. The high spirits that marked his conduct on the morning before the night of the assassination were followed by a sudden and uncontrollable cloud of gloom that settled about him so densely that Mrs. Lincoln, who was driving with him, observed the change and was filled with the most serious forebodings in consequence. So marked a trait was this ia Mr. Lincoln that many have thought he had some sort of premonition of the.terrible end that came to'him. When'Mr. Lincoln smiled and sent out to his bearers tho funny stories and light humor for which he was so famous, the' action was contagious. Those who heard him were charmed by his inimitable manner. As a fact, though, he was a reticent man, very modest and unaffected, being much given to solitude aud meditation. It always .demanded an effort for him to get outside of himself and mingle among others. When he did, there was a frankness in his speech, a seeming eon- : a striking face I bat :olu ut ion;; privation, thought, study. «.-lf-i-o:K;i!iv,! ".rid the highest intolkv'.ur.l ilcvi.'lo""!eut. Such a face as thai i-onld novor bo tin- ati-i-aotivo Or di:;pk-i:-.iii;,'. This Icailv-r of r.;cn \v;;.s individual. pe>?v.'. iar. as .some would s;:v. in his trait;--, just r.s ho was o:-":;-in:il in spoech. While his style is not ;:lw;!ys p-.-rfi/jt, it is always Lincoln's. :::!-' Llv.-iv is not'i- i'.rf in tho Cn^Iish l;u!;p.:::.T'' that will .Mil-pass in fcli-.'ii.y of i-.-pr.'.siM:! or loftiness of .seniii^i-'nt his i::omoralilo speech at tlctt.ysbui;:. in w!ii..-h lie <le- Clares ho had mali :<.- for r.o;r.\ but charity for all. His i-ulion is like his handwriting, plain. I'-.'t olirj-arii and intelligible. Mr. Lincoln's memory has boon referred to. anil it may bo ikclaivd to have been u-s marked a faculty at, any other of his extraordinary brain. Every impression made upon his mind would seem to have been permanent; incidents, faces, names and dates were recalled after many years with marvelous circumstantiality of detail. This attribute was of greatest service to him in political life, and almost priceless while he was president, when the raul- j tiform duties of the ol'lce pressed upon j him. While in no sense neglecting the j civil duties of the oCice, which never | were more onerous than under his administration, he was compelled to follow tho details of military operations and to become acquainted with tho character and merit of those who held important trusts. This memory, never failed-him; once he met a man, he knew him forever afterward, and promises that were made or received were never forgotten. Men who knew him best were amazed at the intimate acquaintance he had with the writings of the great authors. Scarcely less remarkable were his powers of endurance. The endowment of strength was hereditary, and the thirteen years spent in the wilds of Indiana, supplemented with two subsequent years of arduous manual labor in Illinois, but added to tho measure of his physical powers. In the Boosier state, when a youth of nineteen, not only did his colossal stature (he was four inches above six feet in height), J)ut also his superior skill, strength, endurance and agility in all manly sports make him easily first among all his fellows, fie was victor in all running, wrestling, boxing and' other contests; while with the plow, or hoe. or ax, he was equally excellent and supreme. It may be mentioned that his fame as a rail splitter came of his labors after removing to Illinois, when ho and John Hanks cut and "mauled" a number of rails sufficient, to inclose his father's farm. His farm labors ended in the following year, 1831. when his father removed from Macon county. The rugged and rough life of his boyhood, youth and first dawu of manhood, with his inherited robust frame, endued Mm with excelling strength that enabled him to bear any burden, however great, [[is labors in the last four years of his life wcr«- unremitting and almost constant, yet he withstood them without abatement of vigor or loss of spirited energy, A man of strong moral convictions and koen sense of justice, he was acutely alive to his responsibility for personal acts, especially as their results might alTuct • others. Sternly just to-.vards himself, he was extremely 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, SURE* LOGANSPORT. DELPHI. FLORA. NEW YORK. lias been Uiliul for two years." Unc maiden was brought, and after Valentine prayed and laid hands on her she received her sight. Then Astorius asked that he and his household might be baptized, whereat the emperor being enraged, caused all to be imprisoned and Valentine to bo beaten with clubs, llo was beheaded a. year later at Home OD February 14, 070. flistory, having little to tell concerning the man, makes amends by dwelling at length on the ceremonies observed on this day. They trace the NAUTCH GIRLS OF TANJOKE. Wonderful Power of I'i'r«oniulon Reuniting from Inherited InKt.lDc.En. The serpent dance, winding through a sinuous maze of gliding measures, ap- peo.rs almost a transformation or reincarnation of the performer into tho cobra, which she represents, says All the Year Round. Instincts inherited' from bygooc generations of Nautch! dancers combine with close observation- of nature to produce miraculous re-; suits. The Nautch girl lives to pleaso' serveu on tnis uay. J-ucy utivi: un«; ,,,.,, i origin of these to tho Roman Lupcrca- ™ d l«*«« f f that end w.tli the BUC^ o . . .... it/»co I«T M if *tt n t.T.Ani'i^ t.Iir* 11 n vcf\n t-ii^ri r\iiT»- lia, celebrated in February, n,t which one practice was to put the names of women in a box to be drawn by the men, each being bound to servo and honor the woman- whose name he had drawn. HISTORV OF ALMANACS. TLoy Their J-cforo llio Cominjr of ( l merciful towards others. So strongly vcas the latter trait exhibited in his oGcial acts that effort was made to keep him in ignorance of the findings of courts-martial, lest his tenderness should operate to the injury of military discipline. WILLIAM UOSSEB COEEE. EESTOEY OF ST. VALENTINE, The history of written almanacs dates back to the second century of the Christian era. The Alexandrian Greeks in the lime of Ptolemy, A. D. 100-100, used almanacs. Prior to the written almanacs of the Greeks there were calendars of primitive almanacs. The Roman fasti sacri were similar to modern almanacs. Knowledge of the calendar was at first confined to the priests, whom the people had to consult, not only about the dates of festivals, but also concerning the proper time for instituting various legal proceedings. About :!00 li. C. one Ccnius Klavius, the sccrcta'ry of Appius Claudius, learned the secret, cither by the stealthy use of the documents in his master's possession, or, according to Pliny, by repeatedly consulting the authorities and by collating the informa tiou he obtained. It was really pub lishing an almanac when, as L:vy re lates, he exhibited the fasti on whit tablets round the forum. From this time tablets containing the calendar the festivals, astronomical phenomena and sometimes historical notices seem to have been common. Research ha. brought to light numerous calendar., cut on stone. One was found at Pom peii, cut upon a square block of marble upon each side of which three months were registered in perpendicular col umns, each headed by the proper sign of the zodiac. "Whether the word 'almanac' be from al and manah, to count, or al and men, months, is not agreed; some authorities give it a Teutonic etymology, from the words al and mono, the.moon. Each of these conjectures .is plausible. Tables representing almanacs were used by the Arabs at an early date, mainly as astronomical guidcs,,and it is highly probable that both the thing and the name originated with them." tiuwor JAJtV TODT5 I.HsCOLX, THE PRESIDENTS WIFE. idencc and trust . that was as simple and guileless as that of a child. None who knew him well called Mr. Lincoln lomely. His face was plain, iinques- Many of our customs and holidays can be traced back hundreds of years ago. St. Valentine's day is no exception to this rule. Perhaps some of our young friends do not know that St. Valentine was a real personage. He was an Italian priest who suffered martyrdom at P.omc in 270. or at T.erni in 300, 'writes Florence Wilson in the Dome Journal, Historians differ as to the date. Legend amplifies, by dwelling on the virtues of his life and the manner of his death, and tells how he was brought before Emperor Claudius UL, who asked why be did not cultivate his friendship by honoring his gods. As Valentine pleaded the cause of the one true God earnestly, Calph-arnius, the priest, cried out that he was seducing the emperor, whereupon he was sent to Asterius to be judged. To him Valentine spoke of. Christ, the light of the world, and Asterins said: "If He Some funcy stories are told about the marriage, service. One of them relates how an old mn.n brought rather unwillingly to the altar could not be induced to repeat the responses. "My good man," at length exclaimed the clergyman, "I really cannot marry you unless you dj as you are told." But the man still remained silent. At this unexpected hitch the bride lost all patience with her future spouse and burst out with: "Go on^'you old toot 1 Say it after him. just the same as if you was mockin' him." The same difficulty occurred in another case. The clergyman. after explaining what was necessary and going- over the responses several tiroes without the smallest effect, stopped in dismay, whereupon the bridegroom encouraged him with: "Go ahead. "pass'n, go ahead! thon'rt doin' bravely." Upon another occasion it' was, strangely enough, the woman who could not be prevailed upon to speak. When the clergyman remonstrated with her, she indignantly re_plied: '-'-Your • father married me twice cess which attends the unwearied suit of one absorbing object. Universal influence and fascination still belong to' her, though in narrower range than or old, and the dancer of Tanjorc, who| concentrates the whole force of her genius upon the requirements of her' art, differs as much from the ordinary^ Nautch jju-1 of India as a mastcrpieco' of Raphael from the sign board which! swings before the rustic inn. Every; feature of the mobile face reflects the 1 passing sentiment of the moment in tho' drama delineated with consummate^ skill; the dark eyes flash with fury, fill with tcr.rs or melt with tenderness, ac-| cording to the exigencies of the vary>' ing situation, and in the nervous energy which throbs and palpitates through, every vein and fiber of the clastic and exquisitely proportioned frame, the lido of life scorns to glow through the veil of flesh iikc some mystic flame burning in a crystal lamp. The Nautch. girls form a d btinct caste and jcalous-j ly retain their immemorial rights and privileges. They exercise their own 1 laws and customs with the iudcpend-j ence of control gained by a wider erJ pericncc of life than that permitted td their Indian sisters. Cuticura Remedies Are Pure Sweet Gentle And Most Economical Because Speedily Effective. Mothers and Children Are their Warmest Friends Sold throughout the vorM. CutJcnra, COo.; Soap, 23c.; Kcsoivrnt, SI. PotterItra™>intl Chcm. Corj>-, £ole Proprietor*, Boston. £3T " Hoyp t-> Car* Skin utdt Ii;ood*Di«ea>«.<