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Logansport, Indiana
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Thursday, November 4, 1897
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i^AILY PHAEOS THURSDAY. KOV. *. 1897 - »«»J. I. IX5UTHA1N. JOHN W. BARKBB. Jjoutlmin A Burnett. tDITOBB ASD PROPRIETORS. TEHM8 OF SUBSCRIPTION - Daily per wt-ek 10 cent*; per month 40 cents: per year •fictly In advance) J4.50 The Weekly Pharos and the Saturday Pharos the iwo forming the Semi-Weekly •^itlon. f 1.2S a year, strictly In advance. Entered at the Logansport, Ind..poatofflce *a •eoonc class mall matter, as provided by law. IT is barely possible tbat Mark Banna may be returned to the senate. He ought to be beateu even though the legislature is Republican, He Is an unfit, man to legislate fur the American people. THE next event of importance will be the meeting of congress next- month. The currency problem mu=t be solved. If Secretary Gage has his way the national debt will be refunded by the sale of gold bends and the privilege of Issuing all pnper money given to tbe national bunks. The money power is very anxious to got rid of the greenbacks because t,nls debt of the government draws DO interest. If they can be concerted into an interest bearing debt and the bonds used by the banks to secure tbe circulation of bank notes, then Interest will *e paid on both bonds and the circulating notes of the banks. It must be remembered thatLyman J. Gage is one of the leading bankers of the country. PossiBL^the sound money Democrats dallied with fiatlsm too much for the sake of expediency, and had to save the country and themselves. —Journal. And that brings up the old question: What is sound money? Is it a money the purchasing power of which increases as the demand for It THE "GKOWN-UP" DAUGHTER'S DUTY TO HEK MOTHER. Yon can only have one her mind gloomy vr. regularly, then write to Mrs. Pinkham. at toms aud you will receive a, prompt reply telling mo. self In the meantime the Vegetable Compound wi for her. It tones up the nervous system, inv.gorates the bodv, and the -blues" vanish before it as darkness flees from the sunlight. You can get it at any upset , it is your filial dnty and privilege to attend to her in time : Mother is approaching the most ) critical period of her life. ' The change of life, that is what mother is dreading, and no wonder, for it is full of peril to all but the strongest women. There are some special and very wearing symptoms from which mother suffers, but she will not speak of them to any one. Help fTfher out; she doesn't know what to do for herself ! Shall I advise you? First, send to the nearest drugstore and get a bottle of Lvdia E. Tinkhams Vegetable Compound and see that mother takes it f ,. . -: th what to do for her: life much easier have been troubled with falling of the womb for years, was advised to take Lydia E. Pinkham's Vegetable Compound. I took thirteen bottles and received great benefit When the time for change of life came I suffered a great deal with faintness and palpitation of the heart. I got one bottle of the Vegetable^Compound and one ne Dottle 01 me vcg^o.^.". ~— Blood Purifier and was relieved again. I was thereby pound ana one 01 J-.IUL," • u^^. — -.-- „*„,.+,,wi enabled to pass through that serious period very comfortabl will pay our men higher wages than | A Husband's Dowry. they get now, and they will have a\\ It was left for the free and cnlight- this money to spend, which will make ened republic of America to start the eveyjbody prosperous." j custom of bestowing a dowry on hus- -Come off," says the citizen. "We bands instead of wives. Just the same, have been taxing ourselves to start, however, the dowry comes out of the infant industries for a century, and \ pocket of the bride's father. Instead of the longer they do business the more j settling it on his daughter, as the old tne luugej uucj uu „_„ m_._ I ™,.1<1 fashion is. the American parent THE FEDERAL COURTS. tax they say 13 necessary. Tney By Their Arbitrary Rollnfn «»• W UJ ol the People 1» Annulled. "Government by injunction" was first invented in the federal courts in this country in order to suppress labor strikes and terrify the working population from demanding increase of wages, diminution of hours of labor and similar regulations for Us benefit and advantage. It was seldom or never resorted to by state courts, the reason, as it is generally believed, being that tba judges of the latter are mostly elected by "popular vote for terms of office, while the federal judges are appointed by the president of the United States aiid hold their places for life, irresponsible to r.he people. From labor troubles the. next step was not a long one to take to interfere in ofliceholcfmg troubles. It was taken when, lately, a federal court issued an injunction forbidding the renewal of two officeholders of the internal revenue, and it was followed up by another construction of law by which was maintained the right of a head of department to change a civil service employee from a high salary to a small one. although he was supposedly protected in his first place by bis appointment after competitive examination. In this last case the court aud the department den Ic a pretty nigh fatal blow at the supposed immunity of the civil service anpointees. As we are doing on in this experience of injunctions it is evident that, we shall soon reach a point where we will have nothing 'to do but to obey them. As every statute passed by tbe elected representatives of tbe people is subject to "construction" by the life tenure judges of the federal courts, as injunctions are issued upon ex parte affidavits and applications, and as contempts are adjudged without indictment or trial, wa arc all marching forward to a condition of things which leads—whither? —New York News. ==PATENTS« American and. Canadian Patents promptly obtained, Patent, Mechanical and: Perspective Drawings prepared, Inventions Developed. *^E C K B B. GORDON. H money Saver JSSE3SS3SS8SS8 Buyers of Flvs-Cent Clgas Will FM Satisfaction In... fi. X Sto^iusthe^ ^settles, on her husband. THere is, now they claim it is absolutely nee-! condition attached, hovrever. It is that Lslry to make the rates prohibitory | the husband must be a European, more essary uu uaano uuo *",.,__ _, I „- lo=0 c v, a hhv. shadv and imnecumous, ,, and keep Increases and the supply diminishes? If gold is tbe only Mnd of sound together. money, wby did a Bepublican congress, by a unanimous vote, appropri- 'ate 1100,000 to defray the expenses of a commission to visit Europe for the purpose of getting foreign nations to join with ours In restoring silver to Its ancient position as a money of final redemption? And why did President McKlnley appoint a commission composed of men who favor the restoration of silver coinage, to visit Euiope on such a mission, if gold is considered the only kind of sound money? unsound money by other than legislation It silver is what process has it been the else John he iUea uruuiuiuujy t "~~ competition al-1 or less shabby, shady and impecunious, aat wages aa tile case ma y ^ wlfc a 6 han £reduced ' ™ p rn him - ^• lie suias that nave been aod ,„„'c»a fathers to poverty , Prov ence such as a crop failure in othercountr.es, and that girls away and does not come from your protected industries." "But," says tbe '•don't you see that you are spending your money at home instead of teoto teachings of the Declaration of Independence would pay half the national protectionist, • debt. abroad?' "Yes, I do," "That is what replies the citizen, makes me weary. ± give my money e ' low9 a made so? If one kind of metallic money has been made unsound by legislation, can it not be rfstored to soundness oy the same power that destroyed It? What did William KcKinley mean when he said in a speech delivered at Toledo in 1895 that President Cleveland had made gold master and all things its servants? What did G. Carlisle mean when said in a speech delivered in congress a few years ago, that the con- ipiracy formed to destroy one half the metallic money of the world would entail more misery upon the human race than all the wars, pestilences and famines of the past? Is it possible that the gold standard of sound money must, be maintained at such a cost? There is scarcely a Republican of any great prominence who has not within the past twenty years deprecated *he establishment or gold monometallism. Now many of theie men turn around and insist that gold is the only kind of sound money, and seek to make all government ooligations payable in that metal. According to the present interpretation of "sound money," gold alone Is the metal of final payment. Will the Republican party, carrying out that interpretation, change the condition of the bonded indebtedness of the country? A court case is now on in Massachusetts in -which a foreign husband has crossed the Atlantic to sue for and collect his dowry, which he claims was settled on him by an American mother when he kindly consented to give her daughter a title. The husband who is to / ou . nome and you spen d " ab.oad - * thuschasing his lost dow r isan Italian stay here and work like a slave, and , feTh e difference between the you get up trusts and combines and .no ^ & hire smart fellows to run ««.m, while , ^ nobleffiaa is not appreciaUe out . yougoofl to Europe and spend the proSts. You buy castle , and race ^ c(jmmon > - . horses, and yachts, and hire foreign . noblemen to marry your daughters, : and I stay here and tax myself to ^ ^ b matntatn'home industries. We have too much bome industry and foreign amusement. I want to help start a system of bome amusement and foreign industry." —Indianapolis Sentinel. a d;f . s ^^ ^ ^ intcresting toknfw wheth . hus b^d can collect « *"" uu ' ^ ---- FRUITS OF PROTECTION. High Tsrtfflj FInrich a Few at the Expanse of the People. Prices of the necessaries of life have all gone op. The rise in the price of flour is due to the famine abroad, but it should not be forgotten that if the famine were in this country the people would have to pay a heavy tax on tbe imports of food suiffs. In other cases the rise is due to protective tariffs. Higher prices in foods are matched by higher prices in shoes, clothing and household goods. The poor will suffer. While the Dingley law is now bur-' dening the people and is putting millions of their bard earned dollars in the coffers of trusts and combines it is putting little money in the treasury. Imports have fallen off. The increased prices the people pay are not paid in taxes to the government, but in tribute to the favorites of the government. Instead of promising prosperity high tariffs blight it. They enrich a few plutocrats at the expense of the people and with a loss to the revenues.—-St. Louis Post-Dispatch. Killed Vfite. Daughter ami Self. •Worcester. Mass.. Nov. 3. — Edward Hamilton, employer] at the Worcester National bank, killed his wife and daughter and then shot himself yesterday. Home Amusement ana Foreign Indnntry. Consider the proposition. A protectionist schemer comes a'ong and •ays: "I wantto start a new Industry. It will give employment to a great will prevent our abroad for these many men. It •pending money goods." The self-supporting citizen replies "Very good; why don't you •tart It? Nobody Is holding you." "But," says the protectionist, "I cannot afford to do so. I cannot compete with the foreigners. They make the goods cheaper than I can on account of our high-priced labor. You must tax yourself by allowing me to sell my goods at a higher price. Then I can afford to pay the men American wages, and still make a profit on my goods." "But why," asks the citiien, "should we take men out of their present high-priced employment, and put them In an employment which you admit la not remunerative to them or to you, unleiiS I make up the difference by ttxlng'myself?" '•For the future, ""answers the tariff man. "After we get this Industry es- Ubliihed we can make Roods cheaper than the foreigner!, and then we will take off the tax and Mil them cheaper than now. And then we The- Coming Bicycle. Tl» last -word has by no means been spoken in the improvement of bicycles. For one thing, safety devices will be sure to be invented, lessening the danger of the machine. That there is something of danger in riding a bicycle, even apart from that of collisions, must be admitted. The wheel of the early years of the twentieth century will be a different one from ours and a much improved one. That the bicycle will continue to be used none can doubt Until flying machines for everybody come into use the bicycle will remain among us welcome and blessed. Already there are or are immediately to be placed on the market bicycles presenting considerable modifications from the type of 1897. The chief change •will be to the chainless wheel A dozen manufacturers are preparing models of this pattern for next year. The chain . is done away with by means of a bev-, eled gear. "In place of the chain," : Bays The Scientific American, we shall have a shaft, two bevel wheels and two sets of ball bearings to trans- j rnit the motion from crank axle to rear wheel " The Scientific American is not sure that the bevel gear has wholly demonstrated its superiority to the chain. The chainless wheel looks better and can be kept clean more easily, •which are certainly great advantages. Another point in favor of the chainless machine is that the parts of the bevel gear are made with much more care and with nicer adjustment than those of the The most perplexing difficulty following the death of George M. Pullman will be the disposal or distribution of the $25,000,000 surplus which his palace car company was able to heap up even in the midst of as hard times as this country ever knew. This fact stands to show the enormous profit made by the Pullman company. Thousands of the worthiest, cleanest and most refined people in this land, who could pay a moderate price for sleeping cars and comfortable day coaches, must travel with the unpleasant herd in order to make a $25,000,000 profit for a company that is puzzled what to do with it. In our humble way we would like to bo permitted to venrare a suggestion. It is that the Pullman Car company use a part of its f25,000,000 surplus to raise the wage of its colored porters to public from their direct support. Then let some more of the *25,000,000 surplus be used to pay for printing some notices to be urcked in each car stating that the company does not permit its porters to receive .fees. Finally let this painful and troublesome surplus be kept down by fixing rates for the palace and sleeping cars at such price that those ' nice common people whom Lincoln said the Lord showed bis regard for by making so many of them can avail selves of said car service. flsK nour deals! lor Cuftaiyjla Sole Distrttraters Long Havana Filler, Select Sumatra Wrapper, ONLY 5 CEKTS . Kief er Drug Do. Indianapolis 33SCSS8 Annual Gas Rates A RTIFICIAL and Natural Gas Bills are now due and payable at the company's office. Natural Gas Consumers desiring to avail themselTet of the Ancual Rate, commencing November 1st ,can do so by calling at the office and arranging for same. All bills must be paid on or before the 10th of each month. .Talley Gas Ob. Hon. John Gore, United States commissioner to the Brussels exposition, has 1 received from -she king of Belgium the decoration of commander of the Americans can re- for eminent public from every government except ^ ^ chain and sprocket and are protected «*" 1UW1 " u ~, , -, , - their own That alone has no recogru srely. It mayb* mentioned that in Belgium, where things for them. *. . •with a ciiainless at $50. .forward move by the bicycle corps „ 1 would be to scatter carpet the pneumatic tire. Pneumatic rubber inflation vill still be employed to dead- ea vibration, but it will be applied at the hub instead of at the tire. If thi« , yrove luoceHfnl, then there will be no , «*» *• when hig smoking annoy. **ne- -Bore pnnoture*, for which oyclwta will body elao. praise heaven. man certainly tes the right to whenever and wherever he plemaee, with one single exception- The 1776 stone house at Tappan, N. T., where Major Andre \vas imprisoned, was blown down by the wind. Charles Golbeck died at Pewaukee, Wi?.. from the effects of tating rat poison during a temporary fit of insanity. Frank Phiscator, of Grand Rapids. Mich., has sold his three Alaska gold mines to an English syndicate for $1.000,000. Somebody painted the doors and windows of two Chippewa Falls, Wis., churches a bright, carmine hue Halloween night. Sheriff La Buive, of Dodge county, Wls., when elected to the position last fall, had but just reached his 22nd birthday anniversary. The comptroller of the curency ha? authorized the San Francisco Nationa bank, of San Francisco, to begin business. Capital, 5500,000. Two of the Belle Fourche bank robbers, who escaped from the Deadwood jail, have been recaptured, and the sheriff has the other two surrounded. The boiler of the Royal City saw mills at Vancouver, B. C-, exploded while the men were eating dinner around it. Several were killed and many injured. In a recent lecture Professor Bergmann, of Berlin, stated that in fifty cases of perforating the skull for epilepsy he knew of only one permanent cure. The well of the Kaukauna (Wis.) Waterworks company at that place has been bored to a depth of 3GO feet. Every foot of it thus far has beer, through, solid stone. The late E. C. R. Walker, of Roxbury. Mass., who left $220.000 to various charities, was seldom seen at public gather- Ings and had but one hobby, that of flower culture. The works of the 'Werner company at Akron. O., which went into the hands of , a. receiver, are running as usual, conger tracts invalidated by the receivership having been renewed- James H. Eckels, comptroller of the currency, has accepted the offer made him by the Commercial National bank of Chicago and the first of the new year will become its president. The steamer Sheriffs has arrived at Bayfield, Wis.. with 500 tons of rails for the" Bayfield Harbor and Western railway. The grading and bridging is nearly completed ar.d the track will be laic! before Dec. 1. The Illinois supreme court has decided that the power to revoke the license of public warehousemen conducting: warehouses of class A resides in the circuit court, «ind not in the railroad and ware- bouse commiEstan. - Governor Tarjier has oSered a. rewarfl of J100 "aoh for icf-QCToauon. leading to tne arrest and delivery to tie sheriff o£ Jackson county «f George Shepherd acd John Thompson, who, it Is alleged, mur- W.'C. T. T7. Convention. Buffalo, X. T., Nov. 4.—Miss L. M. N. Stevens, vice president-at-large, presided at yesterday morning's session of thfi W. C. T. T". convention in the ab- er.ce of Miss Willard. Many reports and papers were read. Miss Willard presided in the afternoon, when more papers were read and the temple matter came up again. Nothing important was done, and the business sessions of the convention closed with the singing of "Home, Sweet Home/! Kentucky Keturns to Her Old Lov«. Louisville, Nov. 4.—Kentucky wheels into the Democratic column again by a majority of over 25,000. Reports from all over the state show that Sam J. Shackelford, the silver Democratic nominee far appellate court clerk, will have fully 25,000, if not 30,000, majority and that the silver Democrats will nave a majority of over 20 iw the two houses of the general assembly^ _____ BANK STATEMENT. Fifth Annual Statement of the condition of the , , , dered A." Beattie a.t Carbondale, HI*., «n ' a. At Logansport, in the StaK? of Indiana, al the- close of iu bueiijeee. on the 30th, DAY OF OCTOBER 1897. RESOURCES. Loans and discounts - 1141,881 07 Overdrafts (teniDOrarily) 45* »*Other stocks, bonds and mortgagee... 14,100 00' Furniture and fixtures - 2,4V! M Currem expenses — - fl» 19- Due f rom banks and Dank- era f 29.1M 67 Currency - 21,904 00 Specie ,., 12686 60 Cash Items 237 64-«S,W7 SI Total., LIABILITIES. Capital stock paid in tlOO.OOO 00 Surplus fund _ - 4,08000- Discount, exchange and interest 2,255 IT Individual deposits on demand.... f 1M.J77 08 Ban* deposits-, 10,87593-115,05301 Due to banks aod bankers- „. 2.2X8 It- Total..... _ 1223.636 38 State of Indiana, County of Cam SB: I, w. C. Thomas. Cashier of the loKaneport State Bank, do solemnly swear that th« above statement is true to the best; Of mr knowledge and belief. w. C. THOMAB, Cashier. Subscribed and sworn to before me tbi* Sd. day of Kovmber, 18»7. Gmo. If. CBABK, [ SEAL/) Notary Public. Correct, attest: B. F. KEESLIKO, JOHN. C. DEWBHTBB, w. ML. GRAme. Directort. The North Walk flystery BY WILL N. HARBEN A Stirring Story of A Mysterious Crime and tie running down of the criminal. We have purchased the rights and the story will b« Published In This Paper Look for It THR City National Bank. LOGASSPOKT, IND. CAPITAL ...... $200.000 JCHS GRAY, President, L N. CBAWFOBD, Vice Pret. F. R. FOWLER, Cuhiar. -DIKBCTOK8- John Gr»7, 1. .S CrswfortL J . T. Elliott, Dr. W. H. Bell. A. P. Jen'i, W, C. Pennock. &••»• Hhldeler. Geo. w. Funk and John C. Loan roonej on peraomU and •ecurity. BUT and gell GoTermnent boodi. WiL pay Z per ctvi per annum on oertttoatofr of depoaiiB, when d«po«it/ed ilx monthi; * per cent per annum when left one j«*r. Bozetln Safety Deposit Vanltt, for «at« keepiig of valuable papen, rented at froi 16 to Hi per rear, EXCURSIONS To Indianapoli Nov. 1 6 and 18, via Pennsylvania Lines. »orl. 0, O. r. 8ttt«tMMt&Wl (Onmd oampment, Por. 1Mb— Gtud Lodg*. MorJTth and Utk). low nte •xonniiaB ticket* wffl fe» •oidtoIndianapoU*. Indiana, and HovMDber nth fro* «xeeealB*:l<* tfckett TiUd IWur. M

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