Logansport Pharos-Tribune from Logansport, Indiana on February 21, 1895 · Page 1
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Logansport, Indiana
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Thursday, February 21, 1895
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r She VOL. XX LOGANSPORT, INDIANA. THCESDAY MORNING, FEBRUARY 21, 1S95. NO. 45. Just Received Direct From A Foreign Port! An Immense Assortment of Dress Goods Novelties. The very lalest Home Spun and Check Effects. If these goods were bought as bur capacity has compelled us too in the past from jobbers we would be compelled to ask 90c for these goods. The saving of all middle profits permit us to name an astonishingly low price on these goods for a few days. We open them today AT 48 CENTS,' • WORTH 90 CENTS! An all-wool 34-inch Irish imported Dress Novelty in fancy effects. Come and get a Dress Goods Bargain. One Price. Your Money Back if You Want it! Busy Bee Hive, A BACK SEAT. i Taken by Silver in the Senate— I Appropriation Bills the Order, Gorman Appeals for a Cessation of Discussion of Silver Bill and It Is Remitted to Calendar.* 409-411 Broadway, 306 Fourth St. Call and See! Play Thousands ol Tunos 1)) mean* ol Indeilructitlc Metallic Oiik Purity k Volum« ol Tone Unequalled The wonderful Regina ITusicBox. Will play any tune, I aui agent for Logansport of tho genuine, also tho new things in Gold Belts, Collarettes, Buckles, Czarina Pins, ButterHy Hat Pins, Side Combs, Hair Pins, Watch Pockets, Ladies' Guard Chains, ! Gold Bricabrac, Spectacles of all kinds fitted to tho eyes. 30 years' experienpj| in Engraving and all kinds of work done to order at A. HAUK, The Jeweler and Optician. 410 Broadway. Ground Hog Boots! Too late foo Felt; buy Leather. It's a a Ground Hog case now, and it will pay you to help you clean out our Winter Boots. Wf\LKER 6c RfUJGtt. 420 Broadway. See The Specialists For CIiroMc and Private Diseases and Deformities. Maeasea ot Women treated by the new eleatrUal method that has ven wonderful resnHs. .FiDon't forget that their Tapor treatment for all Chronic .Lang Troubles gets the remedies to the diseased spots and cures whe» everything else fails. Call ard investigate anyway. It costs you nothing for consultation. Drs. Christopher & Longenecker, AUTbe Medical and SurQlcalllnstltote. tf 7 Market St. - - Logansport. Ind. WASHINGTON, Feb. 20.—In accordance with the order made Tuesday the senate met Wednesday at 11 o'clock, which is to be the regular hour of meeting- till the -ith of March next. After the ordinary routine morning- business house bill to grant to railroad companies in the Indian territory additional power to .secure right of way and depot grounds was on motion of Senator Jones (deni., Ark.) taken from the ealendar and passed. The vice president having' laid before the senate the resolution offered, Tuesday by Senator Wolcott declaring- it ;i.s the sense of the senate that a. consideration of the silver bill should not be entered upon at this session of congress, Senator Jones (dem., Ark.), who had charge of that bill, said: "I wish to say that the friends of the regular order—the pending- silver bill— have no disposition to incur the risk of an extra session. Sliver Jloii Olvo VTiiy. "We so stated at the beginning-. Developments have shown that while the friends of the measure have a majority in this body, it is impossible to puss tho bill at the present late day of the session without incurring a very grave danger to the appropriation bills and an extra session. Under thes.e eircumstanccs the friends of the silver measure have authorized mo to say that they will not further proceed at this session of congress." !No comment was made on this announcement by any senator, and no formal action was ta.ken on the resolution. Other business having; intervened, the silver bill was made the text for a speech by Senator Jligg-ins (rep., Del.), who referred to its status as legislation let a.lone, and said that nil the bill amounted to—inasmuch as it could not become a law—was a declaration of policy, and that the resolution of the senator from Colorado meant just the same thing'. Senator Dig-gins' speech was interrupted tit 1- o'clock by tho vice president, who announced the close of the morning- hour, and the taking- up of the unfinished business, being- the silver bill. "Let it be laid aside informally,'' Senator Jones (dem., Ark.) suggested, "so as to allow the senator from Delaware to conclude his remarks." Uormau Appc:iln for Time. "I must appeal to the senator from Delaware," Senator Gorman (dem., Md.) broke in, "as well as to the senator from Arkansas, to cease this discussion at this time. All the great appropriation bills are pending- in the senate or in committee; .and it will be almost impossible to have fair consideration of them unless we begin now. I must appeal to the senator from Delaware in the public interest to give way, and to permit me to make a motion that the senate proceed to the consideration of the Indian appropriation bill." Aiiprirvrliitlon Dill Brontht Forward. After further discussion Senator Gorman made his motion and Senator Butler (dem., S. C.) who desired to g-o on with the pooling 1 bill, demanded the yeas and nays. The vote was taken, and the motion was agreed to, yeas 55, nays 12. The negative votes were g-iven by Senators Blanch- nrd, Hutler, Camden, Cameron, Faulkner, Ilunton, Jones (Ark.,) Lindsay, Martin, Mitchell (Wis.,) Quay and TVolcott. The effect of the vote was to displace the silver bill—remitting- it to the calendar—and to bring- the Indian appropriation bill before the senate. On this bill Senator Higgins resumed the floor and went on with the delivery of his speech on, the silver bill. In tho course of his speech Senator Big-gins declared that he was rejoiced to know that the president of the United States stood as a barrier against such legislation ns that proposed in the Jones bill; but he regretted more than he could tell the vote of the senate, the other day, to take up that bill—a vote taken "trippingly, lightly, and like children-going to a May fair." Silver Amendment Offered, An amendment to Senator TYolcott's resolution was presented by Senator Manderson (rep., Xeb.) to be offered when that resolution comes up again, but as it has -gone to the calendar it can only be taken up by a vote of the senate. The amendment is to add to the first clause which declared in favor of a law in favor of free and unlimited coinage of silver, these -words: Provided that efforts should be pressed by the United States to induce International bimetallism; and any legislation for free coinage of ' silver should provide for the maintenance of the parity between both metals, to which the faith of this country has been repeatedly pledgedi Senator Ctutndlftr Speak* on Sllvar BUI. Senator Chai addressed the senate He regretted that, in deference to tuc prevailing opinion in 2few England, and because it might be unwise to open our own mints to the unlimited coinage of silver without the concurrence of other great na,tions, he could not vote in favor of some affirmative measure in the direction of bimetallism, to promote which, he said, the republican party is sacredly pledg-ed by the promise of its national convention in 1S02, which, as yet, nothing has been done to redeem. KnpubUcttn Party Must Ai-t. OSES "To what extent," he said, "other causes than the demonetization of silver have broughtabout the distressing conj iition in which this country has found itself for the last tvro years it is not clear. But I cannot avoid the conclusion that the adoption of the single gold standard has helped to produce the impending calamity. The time is approaching when it will be necessary for the republican party to present some affirmative measures of bimetallism. AVhiit measure there must bo, must be determined by the wisest members of the party which is soon to control by an overwhelming majority the popular branch of congress. The bimetallism we have promised must be reached, or steps toward it must be taken; or the American voter will decide between gold and monometallism as the one alternative and silver monometallism as the other. It is useless to shut our eyes to the fact that the debtors are more, numerous than the creditors, and that the citizens who want prices of property to go up outnumber those who want them to remain as they are now. Bimetallism has been promised to the people of this country. They wa.it with much impatience for the fulfillment of the pledges solemnly made by both parties.'' Senator Daniel (dcm.. Va.) replied to the speech of Senator Higgins, which was, he said, a dismal and pitiful picture of the distress now pervading the civil b:ed world. At the close of Senator Daniels' remarks. Senator Power (rep., Mont.) presented the credentials of his successor, Thomas Henry Carter, which were placed on Clc. The regular consideration of the Indian appropriation bill was then proceeded with. BLOWN UP. Two Thousand Chinese Soldiers Victims of a Magazine Explosion, Disturbances in Formosa Growing Worse—Residents Said to Be Leaving Their Homes. Feb. 20. — The first item <rf business before the house Wednesday was a message from President Cleveland vetoing- the bill for the relief of Jacob Eckort, late of the Fifty-fourth Ohio volunteer infantry, by removing- the charge of desertion against him from the records. The message was referred to the committee on military affairs. Mr. Richard-jn (dem., Term.) reported adversely 'i'rom the committee on. printing'the resolution proposing- to publish, the dairy tests made at the Columbian exposition. On motion of Mr. Talbott (dem., Md.}, th'e house proceeded in committee of the whole, Mr. O'Neill (dem.. Mass.) in the chair, to further consider the navy -appropriation bill for the year ending-June 30, 1SOG. l!y a vote o£ 121 to 43 the house refused to strike out of the bill the provision for building three battleships. The naval bill was reported to the house from the committee of the whole au% passed after the house refused— 07 to 109—to recommit the bill, with instructions to strike out the provision for the three battleships. The house added to the naval bill of Mr. Durborrow (dem., 111.), transfer- rang- to the Field Columbian museum, Chicago, the Columbus caravels. HUNTER'S GHASTLY FIND. Discovery nl Flvn Frozen Corpien, an Entire Family, Victim* of Recent nllzzurd. IRONDAI.E, Mo., Feb. 20.—From Beaufort mountains. B miles south of this place, comes the report of a sad incident which happened in that section during- the recent blizzard. A woodchopper named John C. Warner, his wife and three children were found frozen to death. The place where the bodies were found is an isolated wood-chopping, 3 miles from the nearest farmer and 5 miles from any town. The finding of the bodies was purely accidental. James Rollins, a young farmer, was tracking a deer, and while passing through the clearing noticed a small cabin, and, being attracted to it, pushed open the door and WES horrified to see, on rude beds, the forms of five persons, all still in death. It is supposed the summons came while they slept, as all were under cover, and showed no signs of pain or a struggle. Rollins at once notified his neighbors, who made coffins and buried the entire family on the hillside. They may have been dead two or three •weeks, hut it is probable that they died on Friday night, February 8, when the thermometer registered 15 degrees below in this community. STAFFOBD COUBT HOUSE, Va., Feb. 20.—Stafford courthouse was packed with people Wednesday pending the trial of Morganfield and Searcey, the Aquia. Creek train, robbers. Before the arraignment of. Morgan, or Morganfield, he entered, through bis counsel, pleas in abatement, contending that the grand jury -was not properly imp.-iuelled, and that he could not be tried for another offense than the one for which he was extradited. After argument by counsel both pleas were •^S?p.. X. H.) then rejected. A motion was then made to a on the silver bill. ' quash; the indictment. lloxo KO.VG, Fiib. 20.—The information that has como here from the island of Formosa since the sudden departure on the ISth inst. of the British cruiser Mercury, upon the re ceipt of information that the notorious robbers, known as Black Flajjs, were committing outrages, and the llritish residents were in need of urgent help, has been meager, but what has been received shows that the situation is as serious as the first dispatches indicated. .tl,'rch:ints Ijouvinyr- Reports arrived Wednesday that the disturbances on the island are increasing and have become so bad that the merchants are alarmed a.nd are leaving. Killctl S.OOO Climose. It is also reported here that an explosion which recently occurred in the magazine of the forts of Takao. a treaty port on the south western coast of the island, and was at iirst understood to be of 1 a comparatively trivial character, was terrible in its results. It is now said that the explosion killed 2,000 Chinese soldiers attached to the forts and injured many others. A squadron of Japanese warships is patrolling the island. TELLS OF MASSACItE. OVER THE STATE. News Briefly Told fi-ora Various Towns in Indiana. UH (innin SIIJ-H GnrvruniRiit Korccn Hiitcli- «;ro<i IiiliuLMtiiiitp ul' Sun Gabriel. XKW YORK, Feb. 20.—A special to the World from Rio Gnmde do Sill, Brazil, us y s: ".It is reported from Montevideo, an the smthority of the rebel iidminil, D;i Gamu., that the government forces, on capturiny the towji of Sau Gabriel, massacred the inhabitants. D;v Guma. has boon personally in command of the rebel forces for Severn weeks. A number of soldiers have been arrested for insubordination aiu sixteen of them. \>y order of the g-over nor. have bcoii shot." NEW BONDS IN DEMAND. I i-New York HO If* 111(1 iinrt a Premium of from ;t 7-y to 4 Is (JuotiMl In Lomlon. Ni-:w YOHK, Feb. 'M. —The subscription books for the new bonds closed at 10:22 a. m. At, Messrs. J. P. Morgan & Co.'s it is stated that applications have been enormous, but no iigures. are ye1 available. Approximately, it is believed that the loan will be ten times covered at least. It was also stated that no details will be given out until Saturday, when allotments will be made. For the new issue of bonds 3".G was bid on the street Wednesday morning". LONDON, Feb. 20.—The subscriptions to the neiv United States loan closed at noon Wednesday. The figures are not ye.t available, but prominent financial firms believe that the amount agreed to be taken here has been covered more than ten times. The evening newspapers agree that the loan is a complete success. On the stock exchange the bonds nre known as "new Yankees." The Pall Mall Gazette, commenting on the taking of the loan, says its success is due to the Haute Finance and not to the ordinary investor who refrains from investing, fearing- that the loan will not be paid in gold. The great success of the loan is, therefore, all the more a. triumph for those who are managing it and for the credit of the United States. The loan was quoted Wednesday a.fternoon at a premium of from 3% to 4. -Journalistic Chungcn In CJilcajco. CHICAGO, Feb. 20.—The Herald announces that James W. Scott, its publisher, has purchased from John R Walsh the controlling interest in the paper which he has owned for twelve years; also Mr. Walsh's controlling- in- test in the Evening Post. The transfer includes the purchase by Mr. Scott of the buildings in which the newspapers are published. Negotiations are pending between Mr. Scott and the owners of the Chicago Times for the consolidation of the Herald and Times. Thick* Execution! Will B« Few. WASHTSGTOX, Feb. 20.—Senator Hawley, who has been interesting himself especially in the fate of Maj. Seward, one of the men condemned to death for participation in the recent Hawaiian rebellion, expressed the opinion, based on assurances received from Minister Thurston, that there will be very few executions. Claim Jtmnd Worth BOO.OOO.OOO. COLUMBUS, O., Feb. 20.—W. T. Price, Charles W. Harper and Lon Adair, of this city, with. ex-Mayor W. J. Lawthers, of Young-stown; B. F. Price and J. E- Price, of Jackson, 0., and J. H'. Price, of Chicago, will endeavor to establish their right to property in Baltimore, Md., valued at S60.000.000. Js. Y., Feb. 20.—Amand Miller died at Fishkill Landing, aged 80 years. He is believed to have been the 'oldest odd fellow .in the country, Ue was a native of Lorraine. France, and came to.this country -when a boy. He was initiated into odd fellowship in I Kew York city in 1837. JIunler at \V«*nt JjHmtnoiid. HAMMOXD, Ind., Feb. CO.—,>ol),n Kvo- jnk, of Chica.g-0, was shot through the heart by John Fiotrouski, lute of Company F, Fifteenth United Slate* iufauvry. The murderer also wouudod Klvmme Kovosky, a friend of Kvojak. The sliooTi-iy occurred 3.t 4 o'clock Tiit" 1 '• ;. iiitonioou in West llaiutuon.l. ;.i.J uecordinjf to the murderer's story, which is corroborated by a number of witnesses, \vasdoiie in self-defense. Immediately after the shooting- 1'iovrou.ski walked tothc oflico of ,lud^e ,1. P. Davis and delivered himself up- Will Areiii" Tliroc Days, Mt'Ncn;, Jnd.. J-Vl). -0.—For several yonrs Klder W. 1!. F. Treat, pastor of the First Christian church here, has been desirous of a debate with Moses Hull, a spiritualist of Cliica-jo. Hull lias been delivering a. series of lectures here ;it the spiritualists' temple. )tc- fore he departed Elder Treat succeeded iu g-otting-him to ngvoo to a. debate. 'Die time was set for May 20 to 23, inclusive, and the war of words will b« fotig-ht in this city. Took Mlh"i.if(' IJf«-:*iisi» PnnUlu><l. IxniAXATOiJS, 1ml.. Feb. 20.—Monday nig-hl the g-unrdian of little Willie. Miller, ng-ed 13, living- on Xorth Meridian street, punished the boy for a trivial oilcnso. The boy declared ho would commit suicide, and, sceinpf some arsenic, took enoug-.h to poison several persons. lie then went to a neighbor's where he died in tcrriblo Hgouy Tuesday morning-. A MVHUTJ- lo J-"ri«ml*. .IEPKKJJSOSVILI.K, hid., Feb. 20.—Dannie Williams was arrested >u Xew Albany for outlining- money under falso pretenses. She is charged with having ileeeed ministers and charitable people. She has always lived hen: and is well connected. Her allowed*action is a mvsterv to her friends.' Klrcti-it for Twelve l).ij'«. \YABASH. Ind., Feb. 20.—Artemus C. Mnnxvaring 1 . banker, of Mentone, was elected joint senator for, Waba-sh and Kosciusko counties. The election was. a special one. called to choose a senator to (ill out the term of John 1). Thay- cr. deceased, and Mr. Man waring will serve twelve days. * Miinunl Tnvhilnj- Sohool Oi>«'m*<l. INDIAS.VI'OUS, Ind.. Feb. 20.—Tho new manual training school which has just been completed in the eily at a cost of 8130,000, has been opened. Tho dav was spent in enrol liny students, of whom there are 001). There arc cijrht departments or distinctive buildings under the one roof. Gored n Jnrm-inti-d IJull. r.K, Ind., Feb. 20.— Gottlieb Suspencle.il was horribly pored by an infuriated bull. Henry Weidner, a farmer,- who was passing, seized a club and started after the beast. Tho bull made for him and be barely escaped with his life. Suspender will die- _ Dropped Dead In Church. I.Nj)iAXAi>oi.is, Ind., Feb. 20.— Samuel' Brooks, dropped dead in the Phoenix Chapel while the minister WH.S preaching. Brooks was a laborer, GO years of a^e. A post-mortem examination showed death to be due to heart disease, superinduced by excitement. Fonnd IJancIni?. VIXCENXEB, Ind., Feb. 20.— George M. Anderson was found hanging to a lira.b of a tree in his brother's field. Owing to some failures in business Anderson had been gloomy for several days. Will Be » Mlanlonarj- COLUMBUS, Ind., Feb. 20.— T. W. Daridson, a lawj'er of this city, has left his practice to become a missionary to India, and will soon leave for his new field of work. _ Brick Work* Hum. 7 SHERFDAS-, lud., Feb. 20.— The Sheridan brick works here, owned by J. C. Adams, speaker of the house of representatives, were burned. Loss, S25,000b Trbnble wltTk-CH'j- Water .T>»mm. CHICAGO. Feb. 20.—An air-chamber leading from the city water mains burst Wednesday morning in front of 127 Fifth avenue, flooding the basements of a number of business bouses on -the east side of Fifth avenue and damaging stock to the amount of $10,000. Will Go to Jnry Tnamday. WASHINGTON-. Feb. 20.—The arguments in the How-gate case were concluded Wednesday afternoon and court adjourned until Thursday, when Judge McComas will deliver his charge totho jury. La Tourmlne Brachra >"lce. NICE, Feb. 20.- -La Tonraine, of th« Campagnie Generale Transatlantiqne, arrived here with a large party of American excursionists, who are mak- ng a tour of the Medittrrean. • Born* >'lck«l Factor?-. STEUBESTILLE, O. : Feb. 20.—Secret service officers have unearthed a nest of counterfeiters at Rush llun, this ccun- tv. For some time spurious nickels iave been in circulation and it WM ,raced to the house of George Phil»- >aum, where a quantity of uncoined- material was found.

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