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VOL. XX. LOGANSPORT, INDIANA. TUESDAY SMORNING, FEBRUABY 11/1895. NO- 37. You're Still In Need of a Cloak! Well We Have 'Em In The Annex! 25 and 40 Per Cent Discount. AWAITS HIS PEN. Fate of Chicago Post Office BUI Now Lies with the President. Our Monday offering consists of our entire stock of Cloth Capas and Cloaks which is still very complete and very elegant. Styles for next winter tend to con '">ue as they are, so with one of these elega ents you will be in style next winter and full well satisfied with yourself. Every garment is a bargain. Youjshould have one. They're right. They're cheap. Come and get one. 25 and .40 per cent discount on all capes and cloaks. COME AND GET A BARGAIN. Busy Bee Hive, 409-411 Broadway. 306 Fourth St. Call and See! Vice President Affixes His Signature —Work in Both Branche* of Congress. WASHINGTON, Fob. 11, — The vice president has announced his signature to the Chicago post ollice building bill. It now goes to the president. ay Thousands cl Tunes by means lndeslruclible Metallic Disks Purilv& Volume ol Tono Unequalled H AU K. Tlio wonderful Regina MusicBoi. Will play any tuno. I am agent for Logansport of the genuine, also tho new things In'.Qold Belts, Collarettes, Buckles, Czarina Pins, Butterfly Hat Pins, Side Coinbs, Hair Pins, Watch Pockets, Ladies' Guard Chains, Gold Brieabrac, Spectacles of all kinds fitted to the oyes. 30 years' experience in Engraving; and all kinds of work done to order at The Jeweler and Optlclac. 410 Broadway. CHANGES IN CONGRESS, Tho Lurjio Niinibtir.-JJnrini: tup Pifty- Tlilnl C'oiijrrt?.*.-* Almost Uni>r<.'coUont*Ml. WArimxaToy, l'"ol>. 11. — Since the Fifty-third eougri:s* was elected there has. been a, total ot' twenty-nine chancres in the membfrship of tlio house, eleven oC them caused by death, three by removal us tho result of election contests and sixteen 'by resignations. O'Perrall and Gates were elected governors respectively of Virginia nud Alabama. Brawley, of South Carolina, and .Vuyatcr, o: .Kentucky, havo beeu elected to judicial positions. 1'ellows w;is elected district attorney of Xcw York and Black was :ippointed attorney for the northern district of Illinois; Mitchell, of Wisconsin; Lodge, of Massachusetts; TUnneluird, of Louisiana; \Vllsou.of Washington, and Barrows, of Michijyan, were elected to the Semite, as was also Gear, o' Iowa, _Whose term begins ue.xt March. C. R. Breekinrid^e has been sent as ambassador ' to Russia, and Cnldwell, of Ohio, hus beeu elected mayor of Cincinnati. The remainder of those who resigned have been provided with placos elective tind appointive. The lurge number of changes is said to be almost without precedent In the history of congress, Sold Into SlHTory. GEor.OETOW>', Ky-, Feb. 11.—Two colored women, Surah Jackson and Bettie Jihbac.k, were convicted of vagrancy ro and sold into slavery for tho riod of six months. They were pur- (basod by two colored men, the former - ior 51.25.and tho other for SS. John E. Smith has sold his one: fourth interest in the Moose mine, V Cripple Creek, Col., to J. K. Maynard, :;'..' of Utica, !N. Y., for SS1.0QO. Mr. May ::V-. nwd values mineral In.slffht at $256.000. SHOET SPECIALS. _ TV, J. Edwards rode a mile on a bicycle at Livermore, Cul., in 1:3-IK, a uuw world's record. Trinity college school at Toronto, Out., was completely destroyed by fire, the loss being 5100,000. Buffalo, N. Y,, suffered from a milk famine, country roads being impassible and the railroads blockaded. James Storey, Sioux City, la., cattle speculator, has disappeared from Omaha. He had 52,000 on his person. Lafayette Prince, the brutal Nottingham (00 wife murderer, has been con victod of murder in the first degree. Oliver Kchley, a 'boarding house keeper of 1'rinceton, Is. J., has absconded with 54,000 belonging to students. Miss. Bessie Fuller died Saturday in Dubuque, la., from burns inflicted Friday night while lighting a fire with kerosene. Over ?1,200,000 in stakes and purses will be distributed by western and southern race tracks during the coming season. Ralph K. Selby, a well-known real- estnte dealer -at San Francisco and a member (if an old family, shot himself through the head. Seth T. Sawyer died at Alton. He was SS years old and had been a practitioner before the Illinois bar for more than thirty years. Charles Payne and a roan, named Lous were run down and killed at Brownstown, 111., by the New York limited train on the Tandalia road. Expenses of the various departments of the city government of Chicago for 1895 are estimated at $20,558,988, while the income will aggregate but ?S,400,565. WASHINGTON 1 , Feb. 11.— The honso met Monday at 11:30 o'clock. Among tho executive documents laid "* boforo the house was one from the secretary of the treasury giving additional information respecting the Bearing sea seal Uurd. ClllCltffO Fortt OIHCO IJIII I'ilHSOd. The bill prlviding for the contract and erection, ol a new public building ut Chicago, at a cost not exceeding §4,000,000, was laid before the house, and, on motion of Mr. Durborrow(dem., 111.) the senate amendments to the house bill were concurred in. The bill now goes to the president for his signature. Mr. Bland (dem. , Mo.) called up for the committee on. coinage, weights and measures the senate bill directing that gold und silver be coined at the Denver mint, the salaries of the officials to be the same as those of the mint at Carson City, Nev. The engrossed copy of the . bill could not be found and the matter w«s passed. The speaker announced the assignment of Mr. Camlnetti (dem., Cal.) to jnenbcrship on tho committee on public lands, in place of Mr. Somers (dem. , Wis,), who had asked to be excused from further service thereon. The consideration of the legislative, executive and judicial appropriation bill was resumed, in committee of the whole. • Au amendment offered by Mr. Earlman (rep., Mont.) was agreed to, directing the secretary of the treasury to arrange for the refining of gold and silver bullion at the Helena assay office, and molting it Into bars. Sennt*. 1 WAsuiNQTOJf, Feb. 11. — In the senate resolutions of the state legislatures of Kansas and Minnesota in favor of popular election of United States senators were presented, read and referred. Also resolutions of the legislature of Minnesota requesting- ihe senators and representatives J'rom that state to USO all the influence and all. honorable means to defeat the Patterson pooling bill, now pending in the senate. The conference report on the house bill disapproving the treaty with the southern Utu Indians, for their removal from their reservation, was presented and agreed to. It adds another section providing- that tho act shall only take effect ou its acceptance by a majority of all the male Indians now on the. reservation. Senator Hill (dem,, X. Y.) introduced u concurrent resolution, which went over, declaring it to be the sense of congress that "the true policy of the government requires that its efforts should bo steadily . directed to the establishment of a safe system of bimetallism, wherein gold and silver may be maintained at a parity, and every dollar coined may be the equal iu value and power ol every other dollar coined or issued by the United States; but if our efforts to establish or maintain such bimetallism shall not be wholly successful, and if for any reason our silver coin shall not hereafter be at parity with gc-ld coin and the equal thereof in value and power in the market and in the payment of debts, then, it is hereby declared that the bonds of the United States, now or hereafter issued, which bj r their terms are pa3 r able in coin, shall nevertheless be paid in standard gojd dollars, it being the policy of the United States that its creditors shall at all times be paid in the best mouey iu use.'' The post office appropriation bill was then taken up, Senator Butler (dem., S. C.) giving notice that when, it was disposed of ha would ask to have the pooling bill, taken up. Senate Finance Couixulctoo. 'WASHINGTON, Feb. 11.— The republican members of the senate finance committee held a meeting Monday aft- ernooja and decided that they had no . suggestions ' to make on the financial question. Therewill.be no njffSfiug of the finance committee Tuesday. Muj Heacb ft Deiinitfl ConcJaaioD. Nothing will be done by the house banking aud currency committee in the way of additional currency legislation until the ways and means committee shall have acted upon the president's recommendation of Friday last with respect to the issuance of gold bonds. The committee, met at 3 o'clock in the afternoon, and it is not improbable that a definite conclusion, of some character will be reached before adjournment. >'ooilnaUau for Mxnhal Rejected, WASHXS'GTON, Feo. 11. — The senate committee on the judiciary Monday morning, without division, ordered a report rejecting the nomination of William M. Campbell, to be. United States marshal for tue district 01 Minnesota, made December 5 last. The rejection was the outgrowth of a factional fight, Mr. M. Doran. national democratic committeenmu from Minnesota, opposing the nomination. DESTRUCTIVE 'BLAZES. Indiana Suffer" from Two rlren—Probable Loss of Life. ELTTOOD, Ind., Feb. 11.—The large plant of the Elwood Planing Mil) company was entirely destroyed by fire Monday morning. The costly machinery, models and patterns were destroyed, together with the electrio light,'company's dynamos. The estimated loss is S")0,000, partially covered by insurance. The fire was caused by the bursting of a gas regulator. INDIANAPOLIS, Ind.. Feb. 11, - The George n. Stout wholesale grocery establishment oo South Sheridan street burned shortly after 3 o'clock Monday afternoon. The roof of the building fell and it is supposed carried a number of firemen with it. The ilurnes communicated to the Keifer d'-ug house in which many exnlosives are stored. RO'CICFOKD, 111., Feb. 11. — Fire destroyed the dry goods stock of Frank liurnam Monday morning. Damage, 550,000. Ulyrici's factory was also burned, entailing a loss of S, r .0,000. KANSAS Cm-, Mo., Feb. n.—The five- story building of the Creamery Pocking company, a branch of the Chicago establishment, burned at ~:30 p. m. Monday, The building and contents are worth 8100,000. A PENSION RULING. What RII Old SoJdler Slast Show licfore fiecurlnff an Increase of PcnMlon. WABinysTO'. Feb. 11.—Assistant Secretary John M. Reynolds, of the interior department, lias made a novel ruling in. an application for an increase of pension, where contributory negligence was shown. He decided that where a soldier pensioned for deafne'ss • walks alongside a railroad track for the purpose of making a "short cut" from his home to another part of the city and is struck by a car and injured, the Injury is primarily due to his own negligence and only secondarily and remotely, if at nil, to his deafness. To establish u claim for increase of pension on account of injuries alleged t.o have been incurred by reason of the disability for which pensioned, it must be clearly and satisfactorily shown that the -accident resulting -in such injuries was directly occasioned by the preexisting disability and wns in no wise due to negligence or carelessness on the part of the claimant or to the luck of that care and'X'aution which ordinary prudence would dictate should- be exercised by one in a crippled condition or not in the normal enjoyment of all his faculties. _ MAY HAVE TO BE TRIED OVER. Long Overdue French Liner Sighted Off Fire Island. After a Tedious Voyage the Steamer at' Last Makes Port, Fear3 of Two Continents Dis- pellod by Her Safe Arrival at New York. The Stanch Boat Weathers the Win ter's Blasts Under Trying Circumstances. Sick Juror on l>ul>n Cnse Complicates Matters—Still After PuHuum. CHICAGO, Feb. U.—It is probable that the ca.sc of the United States against Eugene V. Debs and others will have to be begnu all over again before a new jury, on account of the continued illness of '.Juror J'. C. Coa. All the testimony for the government is in and part of that for the defense. The trial has been in progress for over two weeks. Both sides are well satisfied with the present jury and would go on if it could be done legally. The defense-is still after George M. 1'ullma.n. Secretary Weinsheimer, of the Pullman company, has beeu subpoenaed to tell what he knows of Mr. Pullman's alleged dodging of service. -In the meantime the defense has obtained positive information that the missing president will return to Chicago ;md testify without giving them further trouble. CATTLE TRANSPORTATION. 2fo-vr Koffiilntionri Issued by Secretary of WASHINGTON, Feb. ll.—The secre- tary'of agriculture has issued l.o managers and superintendents of railroads and transportation companies of the United Suites, stockmen and others the regulations concerning cattle transportation, to be in force from the 13th day of February instant to the 1st day of December next. Tho principal difference between these regulations and -those of last year lies in the fact that the Texas fever line, as it is called, has been extended westward to the I'aciflc coast. A large portion of the northwestern part of the territory of Oklahoma, which was formerly included withia the line, is now left outside.- There are also some slight changes in the line in Missouri, Tennessee and Virgi nnia. Tore Jil» Money Into Shredt. Pim-ADELPHJA, Feb. 11.—One of the passengers on the train stalled at Mount Pleasant, Del.., was a Hungarian bound from New York to Norfolk. He acted queerly and soon became violently insane.' He took S225 from his pocket, tore the money np and threw the bits into the snow. He was placed under treatment when, the train readied Middletown. . Anocher Tictinr or Elbe Found. LOXDOS, Feb. 11.—An inqnest was held at Harwich -Monday over the body of a man. who is supposed to have been the physician of the Elbe. When the body was picked up it had a life- buoy attached to it, and upon the clothing were the initials ' ; H. G." Fifteen firms were burned out by a fire in. Ottawa; Kan. The losses will FIBE ISLAND, X. Y., Feb. 11.—The long overdue. French liner La Giiscogne has been sighted oil this point. She is moving slowly and is evidently crippled in her machinery. Pilots Have Their Peril*. The harbor pilots have had their share ot the discomfort and peril inci- deat to the late severe weather. ' Fourteen boats of the New York and four of tho IS'ew Jersey fleet are still out at sea, and from most of them no report has beeu received. The crews and pilots on board number nearly 200. The J. H. Stafford was doing station duty outside tho bar, but on Friday stood out to sea to escape being blown. ashore. She has not returned and six pilots who took vessels over the bar on Saturday were compelled to stay on the ships and make the ocean voyage. The position of almost every buoy in the hnrbor has been changed by drifting- ice, which is already another disunity tho pilots have to contend with. Notlilnff Hciird of Mt.inlnir Sailor*. A visit Monday morning to Swin- Durue island, the first sicco the recent storm, reveals the fact that the four missing men of the little fishing schooner Emma, which was driven on the west bunk by ice floes during tho gale of Thursday night, failed to land on the hospital island. Nothing whatever has beeu seen or heard of them. Clontnecun Kisportoir Wrecked. The Ward line steamer Santiago, which arrived Monday morning from Kassau brought, forty of the crew of the steamer Cionfnego-s of the same line, which was wrecked last Mon- dav on Harbor isla.nd in the liuhaums. Rev. Dean Young,'en route for England, was a passenger on the Santiago. The men return -under charge of First Assistant Engineer Underwood. The other officers and a few of the crew arc standing by the vessel, caring for the cui'go. j l!u<l Her Uow« Stove Jn. j LONDON, Feb. 31.—The steamer Maryland (British), Capt. Herman, from Phil ndelphia January 23 for London, ar rived at Valentia, Ireland, Mon day morning with her bows damaged, while towing the disabled steamer Loch Maree (British) Capt. Allison, from Charleston Jannary 25, for Bremen, which she wa> obliged to abandon owing to the facl that the Maryland was very short of coal. In the terrific gale which prevailed the cables parted and it was then that the Maryland's bows were stove. Experienced Itouijli, Colil Wcnthnr. HALIFAX, Feb. 11.—The steamer St. Pierre, Capt. Augrove, arrived Monday morning -from Newfoundland ports. She reports rough and cold weather on the trip. The St. Pierre did not pass ivithin'sight of Sable island, so Capt. Angrove had nothing to report in regard to La Gascogne. tout l'»rt or Her Cargo- GLASGOW, Feb. 11. — The British steamer Grecian, from New York. January 24. for Glasgow, arrived at Greenock Monday. She experienced terrific weather throughout the trip and lost some of her cargo of live steels Nineteen horses, sixty-eight cattle and a large number of sheep were swept overboard. Son-la Slilln train £:ieeimown. QCEEXSTOW:-, Feb. 11.—The steamer Servia, which " sailed from Liverpool for New York on Saturday, was detained here until Monday because of the non-arrival of the mails. She sailed at 3 o'clock in the afternoon, twenty- six hours behind her schedule time. HOME NEWS. Telegraphic Dispatches from Various Towns in Indiana. / Cold Hat No IVrror* for Them. SOUTH BKXD. Intl.. Feb. 11.—Elmer Tracy and family, kur.wu ull over thl» part of the suite as the ••tout-abiding'* fnmilv, have moved to South Bend. Tracy's family consists of himself," wife and six children. They moved t$ Elkhart curly last fall and have lived in u muslin tent all \vinu.-r. Some of the children have Iv.u going barefooted nil winter and hnvc been seen wading in the snow in their bare feet Tracy is a horse U-nder. lie says it would suffocate him if he were to at--. tempt to live in a house. Hxcnpc from ft l-'lr*.- an<! Froor.r. i" FOET W.vv.NK, Ind.. Feb. 11.—Tha family of Henry Archer, consisting: of the parents and eight children, had to ' leave their burning 1 house, ti miles north of the city, and walk, clad only in their night clothing-, to the nearest luiiiM, nearly 1 mile away. The cold was intense, the mercury being- 12 degrees below. Three of the smaller children ure so badly frozen they will probably die. The house, a large two- story frame structure was destroyed.' The'loss is 53,000. Tryliie to IJurn Vf IntltannpollH. INDIANAPOLIS, 1'nd., Feb. II.—The authorities are reluctantly coming- to the belief that a systematic effort is malting to burn the citj-. The lost week has been marked by disastroni fires. Late Sunday night an incendiary set fire to the basement of J. A. Treat's merchant tailoring' establishment in the heart of the business center. Coal oil was also applied to tlic top floor. It was extinguished with SL'0,000 loss, partly covered by $14,000 insurance. Children I'orlHh, BRAZIL, fnd., Feb. 11.—The G-ycar. old son and ;i-mouths'-old daughter ot William Cassidy, residinir S miles north . of this city, were burned to .tenth Saturday evening'. Mrs, D»ssidy left the children in tha louse while she went to feed the hogi and when she returned they were both ying dead upon the lloor, their bodies Hiring; been burned to a crisp. It ll thoug-ht their clothing caught fira . vhile they were playing around » •rate." J^lopwl tritli n Yooiitf Broommukor. IxDiAXAroi.is. Ind., Feb. 11.—Misi Jury A. Kuodel, high in German society circles and daughter of 'Ernest F. "Cnodel, eloped and married Charles B. veeler, a young broommaker. Thore vas some objection on the part of tho •onus: woman's family and she mother over by appointment and was married n the justice court. <;<>C« :L Notv Llcwnso THKKE JlArri:, JnJ., Feb. Il.—Madion Bryant, the farmer who burned tho ieetise for the marriage of his daugh- er to Fred Little in the presence of he wedding- guests, withdrew his ob- ections to the marriage after a few ays" consideration, and, sending for a lergyujrui, the 'ceremony was per- ormcd. Scandal In Oklahoma Territory. GUTOJUE, O. T., Feb. 11.—The legislative committee investigating the agricultural college are striking some sensational testimony showing- hove many thousands of dollars were corruptly squandered, positions openly bought and sold, members of the board going- on long junketing tours at the expense of the institution, etc. Tie report will show up one of the worst scandal* unearthed for years in the west. Work for 500 Hand*. KEWTOX, Mass., Feb. 11.—The Dudley hosiery mliK at Kewtan Lower Falls, employing- ab ont 500 hands, are to reopen with the full complement. Large orders are on hand and work ioi several months is assured. Soxwoii i'ouna OulKy. DA.yvii.r.13, lad., Feb. 11.—The jury in the Sexson murder trial returned a verdict of uuilty and fixed the punishment at twenty-one years in the peni-. tentiary. Sexson. was tried for tho killing of iliram McDonald in Thorntown, Ind,, on the 17th of last August. (irec'ii Cootirt Stun Get* a 1'onr. HARTFORD Crryjnd.. Feb. II.— Georga Hnggins, of Montpelier, this county, wo.s sentenced to one year in the penitentiary for working a green goods scheme at Montpelier. The trials of two others implicated in the samo crime have vet to occur. JJroomH Burned. Ind., Feb. 11.— -Fire broke out in Xewton Kelsay's broom factory, causing considerable damage to the building and the loss of a Jot of baled broom straw and over 000 dozen brooms. The loss amounts'to $10,500. ?, Ind., Feb. 11.— The supreme court has sustained the judgment of the Marion county court in appointing a receiver for the Medical college of Indiana on the suit of James A. Coroing-er. Killed by III* bon. DELi'in, Ind,, Feb. 11. — While Jacob Knippel, a farmer, and his 13-year-old sou were hunting south of here, tho father was killed by the accidental dis- charg-e of his son's weapon. Wacri ot Section .lien Reduced. WABASU, led., Feb. Il.~-Seclion men on the Big Four have been notified ol a. cut of twelve cents per day in wage*. They were receiving SI .20. Wages will b« restored in the spring. Not ColHr- Ind., Feb. 11.— John Clark and George Lament. glassblowers accused of the murder of Frank Gallaher in a. stride of glassblo-.ver* last June, have been acquitted. Womim l~f«rfff to DeafA. • Ind., Feb. 11. — Mra. Cassie Pnulset, aged 83, was frozen to death at her home near this city. She was alone with a grandson aged 15. New State Treasurer. Ind., Feb. 'll.— F. J. Scholz, of Evansville. has become treasurer of state. His bond for 8700,000 was .approved by the governor. ,