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Logansport, Indiana
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Wednesday, February 13, 1895
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I VOL- XX, LOGANSPORT, INDIANA. WEDNESDAY MORNING, FEBRUARY 13, 1895. 1 You're Still In Need of a Cloak! Well We Have 'Em In The Annex! 25 and 40 Per Cent Discount. Our Monday offering consists of our entire stock of Cloth Capes 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 'ments you will be in style next winter and full ' well satisfied with yourself. Every garment is a bargain. You'should 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! Play Thousands ol Tunes by means ol Iniloslrucliblo Metallic Disks y Purily & Votumo ol Tone Unequalled n A HAOf The wonderful Regiua iltisicBoi. Will play any tuna. I atu agent for Logansport of the genuine, also the new things in.Gold Belts, Collarettes, Buckles, Czarina Pins, Butterfly Hat Pins, Side Combs, Hair Pins, Watch Pockets, Ladies' • Guard Chains, Gold Bricabrac, Spectacles of all kinds fitted to tho eyes. 80 years' experience in En- (j-faying, jui'IJaHj kinds of work done to order at Tiie Jeweler and Optlclaii, 410 Broadway. hVEN WORSE. first KoportH «r ' CHI'" V.r.'tmi L)lf:istor Moiv Tlnin Su!maatli»ti!il. IlAt.n-'AX, N. S.. Feb. VJ.—The snow blockade of tin.- guU' shore of Omo Breton w:is raised Monday, tole- gmphie communication with Ingouo- niish was restored, and tho following 1 details of the disaster near that placeobtained: The easterly gale commenced Monday night, tho -Ith iust., increasing to a hurricane from 7 o'clock Tuesday morning until -1 p. '"•, with blinding snow Mjiuills, causitig ono of the worst stormV ever known. The sea ran mountain, high, and the. light drifii icO._ in some eases did the most destruction, while in other eases it formed n wall of protection. :>"d thus saved considerable prjpi-rty. Tho leeward bays SUlTered most, and this section escaped with the loss of wharf coverings and approaehes, which is only trifling:, no Xniiits or buildings being aft'eoted. Drill's harbor reports about tho -same. At Xcw H':ive:i. Md^eod Bros.' establishment was nearlfall swept tuvuy, including their lUh stores. 000 quintals of codfish, ;i lobster factory and gear, large fish tlakesand extensive wharves built last spring. Total loss estimated at §10,000. At Middlehc-nd, McDonald's. Doyle's, Burk's, Donovan's and nines' wharves and building arc gone. At South l>ay thcro is a total loss of all property, goods and fish. Every •wharf and every establishment with contents and every boat was washed off the beach into the harbor. Thero were four fishing establishments on this beach. Only two families live on. this bo.ach. Thev were rescued with difficulty early Tnesdav forenoon, but not sen had broken tlieir houses whieh_ wore at'terwa.-rds demolished. They saved only whc.t thoy stood in. The beach presents a sad and dilapidated uppearitncc. About 1 mile of telegraph wiro and poles are among the wreckage. '.?hore was no communication west sitiM a week ago Monday until Monday night. Koper's and ilcLeod's packets aro a.-,hove at the inside end of the bench and arc full of (vuter. At Green Cove there is- great loss of boats and fish houses. -Donald Smith's wharf uud houses are also gone. Jscvor has there been such a damage on this coast. The roads are still blocked. There has been no mail from the west .$iiv;cs the -d inst. Devastation and ruin, are the dismal result aud how any of the fish firms escaped is a miracle. Crcur. Kxultomuut In tho South. ATHENS; Oa., Feb. 10.—Unusual _es- cheincut existed umong the society people of this aristocratic city because tho opera house owner had rented his theater to an "Uacle Tom's Cabin" combination, "The ladies resolved that they would not, countenance anyone who would attend such n. show. Notldi to Collect the TA*. CHICAGO, Feb. 13.—Internal Keveuue Collector .'Mizo has received notico from the treasury -department to proceed to tho collection of the income tax undar tho new law, a temporary appropriation having been made by congress to cover the expense. uolil for Mcptunc. :\'EW YoR'K, Feb. 12,—The manifest of the cargo of the steamer Elbe, which was sunk week before last, was brought here br the Umbria. A million dollars' worth of gold was lost, being for the most part consig'hed to Xevr York business firms. . . . WILD WITH JOY. Friends of Passengers on La Gas- cosne Made Twice Glad, O Memorable Scene at the Docks—Long , Voyage Caused by Breaking of Piston Rod. NEW YOIIK, Feb. 12.—The French lino dock was the scene of great rejoicing from the curliest hours Tuesduy morning. Thu friends of the passengers 0:1 La Gascogne were at the dock from tho first peep o£ dawn and remained there, despite the: statement of the company's officer:, that the ship would not bo docked before noon. Joy or Wutcin;; 1-rlujnln. Tho joy of thu waiting- crowd over the news' of their friends' safety bubbled over- and infected all those who visited tho dock for business or from curiosity, Tho officers of the company were (jbligcd to stretch a chain across the entrance to the dock shed Tuesday mornin'g. so great was the rush to go on tho pier. Everyone admitted had to show evidence that he had friends on board the belated steamship. The distinguishing 1 characteristic of ull was the feeling of happiness that showed in every look and action. Half a dozen policemen from the; steamboat squud stood inside the shed entrance to help the company's officers. Other policemen stood outside, to help control the crowds. At U o'clock there were about 300 persons grouped about the entrance unable to gut on the dock. They had been there all morning and BCt'ined determined to wait until La Guscogne arrived, if necessary all .day. Two tugs were putting and blowing in the slip on the north side of the French line dock, churning up the water in an effort to drive Out the large quantity of ice. so us to make an unsy entrance for the expected steamship. Lutili* Littlo Worsi- for Wenr. The Gaf-cog-ne ciime tip the bay, escorted by n ilolUla of tugs, at about 10 O'clock. Tho iee in the Narrows reached from. shore to shore, and the long-delayed liner loomed up, high-sided and red-funnelccl, in the' midst of the grinding ice cake,, The stcnmer looked very little worse, for wear after her protracted trip. She was not iced up like most of the other steamers that have arrived since the blizzard. One of her boats was damaged, but all the deck gear was in place. It was just 10:00 when the crowd on tho end of tho pier sent out a cheer that jiniioiiuucd the arrival of tnc ship. Those outside the clock shed took up nnd repeated the cheer, although they could not sco anything but a sea of hands and plumed bonnets iu front of ther... Cheers for tho Cn.pl uin. It was 11:30 when she was in place. Cnpt. liiiudelon stood by the gangway on the main deck and directed things. The crowd hailed him with three cheers and then some one asked: "What's the matter with BaudelouV" There was .-I mighty response: "lie's all right." The, gang plank was in place at U:40 end the captain himself was the first man to laud. Tho Ciiptaln'n Kopnrt. £S3 Capt. Baudelon made a hasty report to Agent Forget iu substance follows: '•On the third day out the piston rod broke. Its now useless cylinder waa isolated and we continued the voyage ut a speed o£ eleven knots. "On the fourth and fifth days out we had to change the bearings of the crank ulmft and this caused a delay oi forty hours and during that time we bad a hurricane and a. barometer of 726. Since then we have had heavy west winds and were obliged to reduce speed to S knots; the crank shaft working all right. We mot no steamer going cither way till yesterday, when we spoke an American line steamer for Philadelphia, and' iciade her acquainted with our plight Though we met the roughest kind ot weather after the breakdown, yet we were able to reach port without any assistance." Uujr» for tho Second OUtrer. The second officer of the ship was seized at the end of the gang-plank by a dozen ladies, all of whom attempted to hug and kiss him at once. It waa>. impossible to learn whether or not they .were relatives and apparently it did luot matter much. Every passenger that landed was pounced upon by a dozen or more and for a time was in greater danger of suffocation than lie was of drowning on the voyage. Clibin P»s»eiiK«>r» landed. At 12 o'clock all the cabin passengera ivere landed and the crowd on the pier slowly pushed through the crowd, massed in front of the pier, and the greatest dock reception on record iu the citv was over. The Los-. The steamer isft Havre January :d Oa the flrst tloy out. 4-19 miles wore made; on the second day, 407 tulles: on the third day, after traveling 3SO miles, the piston rod broke and eifhteonliours were spent in making repairs. When they were completed the ship steamed (it 0 miles an hour, mnVinp in aU 86 miles on tho i»Lh. On the SOth, 31st Hnd February 1 CIS 255 and CSO miles a dsy were made re- Epecuvoly. On February 2 the piston rod broke down again. The break was more serious this time. Sea anchors were pat oat acfl for - repairs. JJrJven Oar of Her Course. Tebrjary 4 the first Mvere weather was experienced, and the ship wns blown 150 miles out ot her course. Oa tho Uli.iberepairs having been comijleicd. 103 miles were intuit;. Tho shij) was Lhen clear to the northward, of the tnvc-s or trims-Atlantic steamers, and was therefore not seen.by ihe many steamers which ijussud o^'e'r the regular track. On .February 0 IGo miles were made- On ihe 7th ;ho machinery brolie down for ihe ihlrd time. Tho heavy cyclone struck her on Unit day and the shlp'hovo to with the sea anchors out all day. Xo hcrvdwny was made, and ow- Ja K 10 the"motion or U'.o ship, repairs were difficult. J J'lro Islam! Slslitoii. On tiju liftxt day the dilef engineer, ivHo luia teon n i his post nl^ht und day. compli U'd the ri- pairs and ch.: .-.hlp proceeded 131 r.illes. Or. the Dm. fur'.hi! fourth time tho machinery broke •low:i and only 7-1 miles were made. On tlic JOva 150 miles were made, and Monday, to the crtiat rujoicins of all on board, l-'irn Island was siKiitt-d uud tho sblp urupt up to ht-r anehorau'O olt llio bar. •J~2 IVrsoiw A'H'iird. There were 150 passengers on board La Gascogne, divided as follows: First cabin. :)(): seeond cabin. 10; third cabin, 11(1. Including the crew there were, S7L' on the vessel. KvjoK'fiiC 1" rarls. PARIS, .Feb. I- 1 .—The news of the arrival of La Gaseognc Monday evening spread throughout the city with ;>.linost incredible rapidity, nnd in the theaters n.ud cafes and on Uie boulevards it was the sole topic of conversation. The public rejoicing at the safety of the ship was general. President Fiiuro learned of the safe arrival of the vessel while at the theater. BEJBS CASE GEE. HAS OFFICIAL INFORMATION. MlnlKter Tlitirstoii, of Hiiwull. "n" Ke• o-ivixl Notlllciitlori of Court-.MiirHal- "\VASJIISOTOV, Fe.b. 12.—Mr. Thurston, the Hawaiian minister, has received an ollicial communication from his government stating that up to .lanuury ;>0 the court-martial Jwhich is trying the insurrectionists at Honolulu had rendered decisions in twenty- two eases, Sentences of eapitul punishment have been delivered in six- cases; others were sentenced to various terms of imprisonment. All of Hie sentenees are subject; to the approval or disapproval of 1'resi- dent Dole, who. by the constitution, is commandei'-iu-ciucf of the army. The eourl-inarlial if, being presided over by Austin Whiting, a Jios- ton lawyer, who was the attorney general of the Island and has been for sev- enii years local circuit judge o.t Honolulu. Mr. Thurstonhas received confirmation that it was the It. C. \Valberg which cleared from San Francisco November '-3 that imported to Hawaii tho arms used by the insurrectionists. The contract with Capt. Davis- was that he ; should land 1,000 stand of arm's, Of these the government has captured only a. little more than :iOO. AT LEAST THIRTY DROWNED. Now Boliov<-il All oil Konr.l of Two •Wrcclscil Si'hooiicrs Wnro Urmviicil. rnrr.ADKLriiiA, L-'eb. 12.—It is believed here that at least thirty men •were drowned or frozen to death through the collision during last week's storm of the two unknown schooners oil Fhv-K:ithoi2 bank light- hhin. These sunken schooners were re-TOi'icd 1>V the steamer Algonquin, which arrived at New York Monday from Jacksonville, Fla. The Algonquin passed near the wrecks and reports them sunk with all sails set. This would indicate that the vessels had sunk very quickly after having collided. Even if the crews had tim« to escape in their boats it would have been almost impossible for them to havo reached land as the point where the vessels lie sunk is at least 14 miles from the New Jersey coast, the nearest lanft. Striker* Cumins: Mar" Trouble. J5r.ooiii.rs, Feb. 12.—Between midnight- and daylight Tuesday morning union men and their friends made an attack on three trolley cars on different lines. A brick was thrown through a window of a car on the Tompkins avenue line; a nonunion conductor on the Bush wick avenue line was assaulted and badly beaten by five men; a mob attacked a car on the Flushing avenue lino with bricks and stones, breaking 1 nearly every window in the car. No arrests were made. Cctn Hl» Decree of Divorce. LYXcmiUHQ, Vft., Feb. 12.—Judge Christian, of the corporation court, has granted a final decree in the suit lor divorce of James M. Booker, Jr., from, his wife. Mazie F. Bocock, on the ground of desertion. The defendant is the,daughter of the late ,Hon. Thomas S, Bocock, speaker of the confederate states congress, and a niece of United States Senator Faulkner, of West Virginia. She is given leave to resume her jaaiden name. Caojrht Cp wltll Its Work. W ^sinN"GTOS. Feb. 12.—For the first time in fifteen years the United States patent office finds itself up to date with its work. In all of its thirty-three examining divisions the work is in sueh a condition that a new application filed now will be acted upon on its merits within thirty days. Favorable to the Authorities LONDON, Feb. 12.—The Globe publishes a dispatch saying the Armenian commission has examined several Turks at Mbosh, and their testimony is all favorable to the authorities. After all the government witnesses have testified several Armenians will be examined. „. Sickness of Juror Ooe Compels a Postponement Till May. Attorney for Defense Moves an Acquittal Which Is Promptly Overruled—Pullman in Court. CHICAGO, Feb. 12.—The Debs conspiracy trial is oil until next May. The serious illness of Ouror Coe rendered the further continuance of the hearing u*ith the present jury impossible, nnd the jurymen were discharged by Judge Grosscup Tuesday morning. Too Sitflt to AttfiKl. The judge snid.tbat it was his opinion and that of Mr. Coo's physician that the sick man would be unable to sit in the jury box for at least thirty days, mid under those circumstances it would be nn unreasonable hardship to keep the other eleven jurors all that time under the control of the baili.iV. On the other bund, he did not deem it advisable to disperse the men, permit them to go home for so long- a time and then reassemble them us jurors, for during that, period thoy would necessarily bear more or less of the matter which had been on hearing. Attorney Gregory moved that tho jury be lilled with a twelfth talesman. The motion was overruled, as was one that the eleven jurors be discharged and sworn in again with another to complete the twelve. To both motions the defense objected and the court declined to entertain them. Morion for Aciiiiltti;! Overruled. Attorney Gregory then moved the acquittal of the accused, which was, of course, overruled. The jurors were then dismissed and the judge set the first Monday in May for taking up the case again. Other engagements prevented the court from setting an earlier dale. Jt will be necessary to begin the case entirely anew, as if it had never before been in court. Meanwhile Mr. IJebs and his associates are out under bonds. J'nllinnn In Court. George M. Pullman and his counsel, Robert T. Lincoln, were in the corridor early in the morning, but. learning that the case was apt to go over, they left the building, refusing to be interviewed. LINCOLN CELEBRATION. }lirtiul:ty of Illinois' Grout Son Appropriately uiMl Kl:»l>oriilclJ - Olehruttd. CHICAGO, Feb. 12.— The SGtU anniversary of Lincoln's birthday was observed here Tuesday with more ceremony than usual. The banks, board of trade, stock exchange and all the city and county olHces, with the ex- cevHion of the police and lire depart ments, were closed. The public schools were open, as usual, but the afternoon session was devoted to patriotic songs and recitations. In. the evening the Murquette club gave a grand banq.notat which addresses were delivered by orators of national repu- tavion. A patriotic entertainment was al.'-.o given by tho National union at which the principal address was delivered by Henry WaUersou,, of Louisville. ' ' I nu»pi>roves ot tin- New Womun. •-,\'OODSTOCK, Ont, Feb. 12.—At the session of the convention of St. Andrew's Brotherhood of Canada, Canon Dn Maulin, of Toronto, said the wom- uc of the.present day had forsaken the vocation God had given her in being a keen and constant competitor of man. This wonderful evolution, he said, was unscriptural, :md sooner or later it mast totter to its fall. C:tpt.. Von GorMKH's T.IISC ,M.t?Kpaire. jjKiu.l.N-, Feb. 12.—Ciipt. von Goessel's brother-in-law says tlmt when the captain saw from the E'.bc's bridge that his ship was doomed., he wrote a few- farewell words to his wife and handed the paper to the pilot, who was rescued. Goessel ordered that this note be delivered to his wife alone and be kept secret from all others^ Ivi'ans Mies Hl» Anmver. NASHVILLE, Tenn., Feb. 12.—H. C. Evans tiled a specific answer to the pe- thion of Gor, Turney. In addition to denying the allegations of Tnrney the answer charges irregularities and frauds, in a number of counties, and also charges that the proceedings instituted by the legislature are unconstitutional. Vlolnto United States Law*. PHXSACOL.V, Fla., I'cb. 12.—A prize fight under the marmgeinent of "Denver Ed" Smith came oil on the government reservation. A deput}- United Swtes marshal witnessed the fight, and Sciith and half a dozen others concerned were arrested on -n-u.rrante is- su-:d by United States Commissioner Tunison. I!«Iow Loiv-TTsitfr iMnrk. ••-VASIU.N-C.TO>-, Feb. 12.—The report of th'-i bureau of statistics on the foreign trnde of the United States for the calendar year 1S9-1 shows that during that ye.ur our commerce with, foreign countries fell below the low-water mark. President .Malcen Nomination!. WASiictGToy. Feb. 1.2.—The president hajisent to the senate the following nominations: Bartholomew Kennedy, suiTevor of customs at Des iioines, la,: Gideon D. Bantz, associate justice of thi: supreme court of ^vew Meiico. NO- 38. F.ROU H008IERDOAL Telegraphic News of Into rest to In.dian.iang. Vlrr »t Iiidlnnniioll*. TNHiA.VAroi.is, hid., Feb. 12.—Firo Monday afternoon destroyed the fivc- story wholesale grocery house of George W. Stout on South Meridian street, in the heart of the wholesale district. Only the front wall of tho building- is left entire, Tho lire caught in the seeond story of I'.!-.• I'-uildiug and pro.crrassed with sueh fierceness that several firemen who were on a ladder with a line of hose hail barely time to escape by dropping 1 "'the hose and .sliding tgi tlie ground. Fiivmnn Satnuel Pufflx was knocked from thy roof by a stream^' but caught the cornice and went along it hand over hand a distance of S"i feet to ti ladder. The wholesale drug house' of A. Keifer &Co. -.v:\sin danger awhile, but WHS saved, though the stuck wa» damaged. ?,1,(K)0 by witter and Mnoke. The grocery stock was' worth SJyO.OOO and the building S','0,000. The loss OH the stock is not far from total, whilo . the loss on the building will be about ?15,000. Stout owned i.lie building. JJ« carried ?i?'J,000 insurance. •Imlffp Shlvoly Ciillii « llillt. WAr.Asn. 1'nd., Feb. 12.—In the X\ y a- br.sh eircuitcourt Judge Shively issued (in injtiuetionrestrJiiningCounty Trcas- ' urer John Sutherland from selling the property of the Wa.ba.sh Paper company, worth over §500.000, for delinquent taxes. Tho paper company two • years ago objected to the action of tho county auditor in adding 620.000 to tho • tax valuation, claiming that due notico had not beeu given nnd that the net was- illegal. For the purpose of testing tho legality of the mutter the company per- ' mitted its taxes to go delinquent. lTcvni,-» of l r :irmcr» Burned. FP.ANKKOUT, Ind., Feb. 32;—Thero were three fires in this county, tho -. homes of farmers burning in e;u:h. instance. J. I'- Clark's residence, with contents, was burned to the ground, involving a loss of overSi.oOO. John- En- right, a neighbor, .saw his §3,000'hoiaa go up iu smoke, while at the same tiuie, a few miles ,iwuy,.'lohn Bnrgett'shouse and furniture were consumed; los» about Sl.flOO each. limn no .Man Oiuku Ills t'crt. MX-.vcric, lud., Feb. 12.—Thomas Stanley, aged about 1'S years, was discovered by the police in a frightful predicament" lie was mentally derangednuct had crawled into a-lumber dry kiln under the pile nf bortrds whore perforated natural iras pipes arfc kept luinitii'T' The 111:111 had held his feet- over the Humes until his shoes had been. burned from ihein and the flesh was conked in a horrible ui:inner. PI-I-KKITO 111 <:.«•« \Vi-ili i:in'!i.-iiisct(. A.MJKUSOX. Ind.. Feb. 12.—parUeswho were in doubt on i he natural gas wells' pressure tested a. majority of them, n round this city and found that thy pressure had not fallen in the least. The test .showed ".ha rock pressure at L'tlO and HOO pounds, and that in less than a half doze a cases it had fallett live pounds. The lust week the drain _^ was the must severe ever experienced.! "\Vikrrn.nt,M for Muiiy- iNDiANAroufl, Ind., Feb. 12.—On* . hundred and twenty-five warrants were . issued by the federal court for violas tions of tho revenue laws and for illegally selling oleomargarine. Most of . the warrants arc against keepers of re- , Eorts in Evn.nsville, Torre Uautc, Vin- ceunes, Lafayette, Logansport, Fort Wayne and this city for selling beer without paying the government tax. ShuoUnjr Affray. Tip.Azri,, fnd., Feb. 32.—Intelligences has .reached thij; city of what will . : doubtless prove a fatal shooting afl'ray at Scelcyville, west of here. Henry JJvde, an old soldier, and Sauford Jly- - ler, a young miner, both respectr.blo citizens, engaged in a quarrel. During 1 the melee Hyde drew a. revolver and shot Ivyler tlirough the right breast, inflicting a dangerous wound. > w iitrteii for Senntor. W/.I:,«AW, Ind., Feb. 12.—A. C. Man- vrarring. of Mentone, was nominated. • on the second ballot by a majority of one 1 iy the republican central, committee of this county to fill the vacancy in the senate caused by the death of John D. Thayer. J,!qnor Se-ler« ArroBtod. FHA.N-KKORT. Ttd.. Feb. 12. — Tho following witrc r-.rrested here for alleged violation of the federal law in selling liquors: W. C. Hums, Joseph Keyes, Arch Gladman, Kate Kemple, >"ellie Epperson and -Julia Thompson. E.NGLISH. Ind.. Feb. 12.—Alexander Iherne. S2 years eld. once a prominent preacher, died at the home of iia daughter near Vl'est Fork. He had been paraly7,ed twelve years and al:i most blind still lo:4frer. !j New Tfl«l liccon. I COLC-MHITS. Ind.. Feb. 12.—The trial j of Cvrus lirown for the murder of hia I wife here in August. 1603, oegan at. Franklin, where it was taken on a change of venue, continuance beinfi..,.- dcnieu. • >K>rlPtT CiF'trufl a SucceHK' LvDiAXAroLis, Ind., Feb. 12.—Th« "society circus," given in aid of th« free kindergarten, and the first ,of th* /find ever given here, drew a larga crowd to the Cyclc-rama ouildimr.

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