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VOL. XX LOGANSPORT, INDIANA. FRIDAY MORNING, FEBRUARY 22, 1S95. NO. 46. Just Received Direct From A foreign Porti An Immense Assortment of Dress Goods Novelties. The very lalest Home Spun and Check Effects. If these goods were bought as our 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! j|An all-wool 34-jnch 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, STRICKEN DOWN.' Apoplexy,Ends the Illustrious Career of Frederick Douglass. The Sudden Death Comes While Is Conversing with His Wife — Hi* Career. He 'WASHINGTON-, Feb. 21. — Arrangements are making for the funeral services of the late Frederick Douglass, who died Friday night. It is probable that the interment will take place in Mount Rope cerae tery, Rocher.ter, N. Y., where the family has a lot in which repose the remains of a daughter of Mr. Douglass who died at the age of 11 years. The superintendent of the cemetery has been telegraphed in respect to the matter and the response is expected later in the day. Mr. Douglass' fin'it wife and one son are buried in Graccland cemetery, on the outskirts of this city, but interments have siuce been discontinued in this cemetery. Funeral services will be held in this city, und will take pltice at the Metropolitan uumim 01 uis paper niKraevoica b:s nttcouon j to tbe lecture phit.'orm. In Jfcro lie started the ) New Nutlorml Era in Washington. Durloj? j Uie last twenty years Mr. Douglass had been j n prominent figure in republican politics. He tfas appoicted assistant secretary to thu commission to Sprite Domingo In 1S71 and later was made a member of tlie territorial council or the District of Columbia. He was elected us one of cue presidential electors from tue since of New Yurie in IS7J. Under the administration of President Hayes he va» appointed United States marshal .'or the District of Columbia. He remained la this position until 1881, when PresidentGartlcld appointed ulm recorder of deeds or the District of Columbia. He held this position until J8S6. whea he was removed by President Cleveland. The uutuinn of that year ho made another trip lo England, where hy delivered a series of lectures to crowded houses. President Harrison appointed him minister to Uaytt Tao BECOME LAWS. Acts of Congress Which Have Ke. ceived the President's Signature. Senate Thanks Mexico for Honors Accorded Our Dead Minister— Allen Against Bonds. last fun-years of bis life he spent at his homo at Unioniowa. In the District of Columbia. His Lii.st Marriage. Of recont.veurs ho has always been promt- neat in nil movements having in view the so- ciul :uid political advancement or women. Free! Doujjlus.s was married twice, his second wife beln^' Miss Pitts, a white woman from New York state, who was a elerlt in the recorder's oMco while ho held that position. This for a time lost him some caste ainontf tho peo- plo of his own race, but his personal stand- in K and overpoiverlr.K intellectuality qi:lc!;ly d!s,s!p;itec! the sentiment thill some sought to originate to his discredit. Ho was one of the most dlstlnsulshed-loo'ulnfr men that appeared on the thoroughfares of thy capital. He waH kindly disposed to all. courteous and of Kendo hearing, and liy all all',;e, white and black, or of whatever creed, religion or race, tho news of his death will be met with only genuine re- l, r rct.| SOUTH SECURES IT. 409-411 Broadway, 306 Fourth St. Call and See! Pfiy Thousand! of Tunes by meani otlndeilructlble Metallic Disk*. Purity! Volume cl Tone Unequalled- The wonderful Regina Music Box. Will play anytime. I ain agent for Logansport of the genuine, also the new things in Gold Belts, Collarettes, .Buckles, Czarina Pins, Butterfly Hat Pins, Side Combs, Hair Pins, Watoh Pockets, Ladies'I Guard Chains, ^Gold Bricabrao, Spectacles of all kinds fitted to the eyes. 30 years' experience in Engraving and all kinds of work done'to order at j). A. HAUK, The Jeweler and Optician. 410 Broadway, Ground Hog Boots! Too late foo Fell; buy Leather, It's a a Ground Hog case now, and it will pay you to help you clean out our Winter Boots. WfVLKER & Rf\UGH. 420 Broadway. FliOH-MUCK DOUGLASS. African Methodist Episcopal church, the fashionable negro church of the city. llev. Dr. Jenifer is the pastor. 1'rolmlily Duo to Apoplexy. It is the opinion of several phj'siciaus who were called in by the family that death was due to apoplexy, but the cause has not been definitely determined. A Suilduu Cull. Wednesday afternoon IUr. Douglass attended a woman's convention, and in the best of spirits he chatted with Susan li. Anthony aru! other leaders who were present at the meeting. When he reached home he complained of feeling a trifle tired from having climbed a. flight of stairs, but he did not complain of being ill. He sat down and was talking with his wife about the convention when suddenly he put his hand to his heart and fell back unconscious. When a physician arrived ho fonnd that he could not resuscitate tho stricken man. Within twenty minutes lifter the attack tho noted freedman's heart ceased beating, and the greatest colored man of the ape was dead. 'Mr. Douglass leaves two sons and a daughter, the children of his first wife. Bis second wife, who is a white woman, survives him. He married her when she was a clerk in the office of recorder of deeds for the district of Columbia. Xlltlouill Educational Association Sol«;cl JavlcHonvtlle, Flu., an Next Meeting Place. CLEVEL.OTD, 0., Feb. 21.—At Thurs day morning's session of the Nationa Educational association convention Jacksonville, Fl:i., was selected as th< plaeo of meeting 1 next year. Pros! dent A. S. -Draper, of the Uni versity of Illinois, presented th majority report 'of the "coramitte of fifteen" on the "organization of eit school systems." The report favorei practically the same system in vogu in this city. It provides for :i dircctoi of education to be appointed by the mayor and ti superintendent to be ap pointed for a long; term of years by the director. The report was very favor ably received. TERRIBLE DOMESTIC TRAGEDY. Ji'iilouny LuiHls a Ijiisbitml to Itrutal fllur- d<>r und .Sulcutc. DECATUR, Ind., Feb. 21. — Samuel Young, a well-known eiti/.en of this county, followed his young wife to the home oC a neighbor of whom he was insanely jealous. During the fierce quarrel whi;h arose the infuriated husband grabbed his wife about tho waist 'and plunged a butcher knife several times into her back. The wounded woman lived but a few minutes. The murderer then went to his own house and committed suicide by hanging himself. LIFE OF FREDERICK DOUGLASS. See The Specialists For Chronic and Private Diseases and Deformities. Diseases of Women treated by the new electrical method that has given wonderful results. >• Don't forget that their vapor • treatment for all Chronic Lang Troubles getfe the remedies to the diseased spots and o«res whea .^^everything else fails. Call ard investigate anyway. It costs you flvnothing for consultation, :15f§filiristopier & Longenecker, ADTbe Medical and Surgicalllnstltute. 417 Market Si, - - Logansport. Ind. Born In Slavery In 1817, ,H« Became the Lender of Hit Knee. Frederick Douglass was born in n district known ns Tuckiihoc, on the castshoreor Maryland, In February, 1817. His father was iv white man and his mother a netrro slave. An was the custom in those clays .'or slaves to do. bo tool; tho name of his muster, Col. Lloyd, but changed it several ye:irs later for that ot Douglass. Tho first tea years of his lifo were spent on tho plantation of Ills master, where he witnessed tho Indignities heaped upon tho nogro race uncle? slave rule, and learned to hato slavery with a bitterness that made him Its most determined foe. When he was about 10 years o;d ho wns sent to live with a relative of his master's In Baltimore and tuero enjoyed many privileges and advantages which few negroes received In those days and Icumed to read and write. He remained la Baltimore until ho was 16, when he was sent to St. Jlichaels, a small village on tho cast coast of Jiuryland. Here he suffered severely from the cruelty of his muster. He was soon sent back to Balilmore, and in 1S33 he succeeded in escaping from slavery and makinpr his way to New Yorlt. He did not feel safe there, however, and soon ho went to New Bedford, Mass., whore he lived Tor tliree years. He married and made his living by working uround the wharves. During this time ho had booome acquainted with William Lloyd Garrison nnd oiher prominent abolitionists and his abilities attracted their attention. In 1841 he made a speech before the ami- Bluver}" convention in Nantucket that won for him a high place among the anti-slavery agitators and ho tent offered the position of lecturer by tho Massachusetts Anti-Slavery society. During the next four years hespokatn nearly ovary part of Now England, and his eloquence and powerful pleading for tho rights of his race stirred thousands of hearts to Indignation against slavery. In IMS he went to Great Britain and spent two years lecturing there, lu 18-W tho English friends of the ex-slave made up a purse of 1750 to purchase his freedom in due form of law. About this time ho published his flrst book entitled -Narrative of My Experience In Slavery." In 1847 he returned and started his-paper, called the North Star, at Rochester, N. Y. In 1S55 he published "My Bondage and My Freedom." On account of some letters found in the pos- iessloa of John ::roira when captured after bis raid oa Harper's Ferry In 1859, a requisition was Issued by Gov. Wise, of Virginia, for the arrest of Douglass. Hearing of it. Douglass went to England, where he stayed for Dearly a year. At the outbreak of the war he returned and resumed the publication of Ms paper. He itronglv advocated the using of colored troops during the war and helped secure many volunteers for colored regiment! when that policy wu adopted. Held Many ronltioum. At the close of the war he dropped the pub- EX-GOV.OGLESBY SERIOUSLY ILL Old W»r Hero ami Ex-Senator SurforiiiR from Heart J)lsen«e. LINCOLN, 111., Feb. 21.— Gen. Oglesby, hero of Mexican. Hlaekhawk and rebellion wars, twice governor of Illinois, cx-Unitod States senator, is in a critical condition at his home near here. He wus prostrated a fortnight afro and narrowly escaped death. He suffered a relapse Wednesday and Thursday \vas attended by his old family physi cian, Dr. Clienojveth of Decatur. lie is suffering- from heart disease. K I*uhl to Government. WASHINGTON, Feb. -1. — A statement prepared at the treasury department shows internal revenue receipts during the seven months ended January 31, 1893, as follows: Spirits. |53,. r )/"3,3l4, an increase over the same period of 18W of J5,TI6,081: tobacco, $17,648,94- Increase $!,C10,70S: fermented liquors, $:8.93S, 184, decrease $180, :S3; oleomiirprarlnc. 81.010,870 decrease $180,011; miscellaneous, S-iOl,M3, in oreaso $318,033: total receipts (cents omitted $91,031,311: net increase, $5,S&.',OC3. Held for Murder in i'lJrut Degree. HUXTIXOTOX, W. Va., Feb. 21.— Ed Marrs and his wife, the coupl arrested in the southern part of this county for the murder of their 7-year old child by beating it to death, have been given a preliminary examination and held to the criminal court for first degree murder. Bail was refusec them, and both were committed to jai, last night. A High Explonlve. WASiiKfQTOX, Feb. 21. — The war department has arranged to purchase from Dr. Emmons for S5.000 the right to manufacture and use in the United States army the. high explosive Em- monsite, which repeated tests have shown to be the best adapted of all such explosives for the bursting 1 charge of shells. Flmte^tilui Manufacturers Meet. . CoruMBUS, 0., Feb. 21.— The manufacturers of plate window glass of the United States are in session at the Xeil house In this city, the purpose of the meeting being- to form a national association, and regulate the production and prices of their product. About fifty representatives are present Feb.' 21.— Senator Erwin finished up the state relief work here. For the present in the neighborhood. of 300 persons 'were given aid. A great many more applied, but were refused.' ,«. _**. _ UKLPHOS, O., Feb. 2L— Pioneer "William Scott celebrated his birthday anniversary here, being • 99 years old The' house was fall of callers all day congratulating him. He i» hale and hearty. WASHINGTON, Feb. 21.—The following- acts of congress have become laws by the approval of the president: To provide for coinage at the bruuch mint at Denver, Co!.; to purchase ti .situ and erect a public building nt South Omulia, Xeb.. at a costoff 100,000; for a $75,000 public bulklinff at Newport, Ky.; to disapprove a treaty heretofore niodo wfch the southern Ute Indians to bo removed to tUe territory of Utah, and providing for settling them down In soveralty where they may so elect and aro quallllod, and to setllo nil thoso not electing to take lands in severally on the we.st, •10 miles of present reservation, and in portions of Xuw Mexico, and for other purposes, nnd to curry out the provisions of tho treaty with said Indians. June is. iSSO; an act for tho relief of certain \Vlnnebaj IniUans In Minnesota, and a joint resolution cotilirin tbc enlargement of the Ked Ciitf In dian reservation In Wisconsin. Sf cmt«. \VASIII.\OTOX. Feb. 21.—As then wore but sixteen senators present \vhen Thursday's session opened, a roll cai wys ordered, and it luicl the eJi T eot o getting forty-seven senators into tht chamber. A resolution was reported from th« committee on foreign relations bj Senator Turpie (dcm., Ind.) and ngreei to, expressing 1 the high a.ppreciatioi by the SKIUI tt 1 of tho distinguished honor accorded by the Mexican govornmeni on thu occasion of tho obsoqnios of tho Jnte United States minister to Mexico, Mr. liray, and directing the secretary of state to forward copies of the resolution to the authorities of Mexico. The credentials of Benjamin 11. Tillman as senatoi from the state of South Carolina to succeed Senator liutler, were presented by Senator Irby (deiii., S. C.). road, und placed on file. House, joint resolution for the suspension of certain features of the law authorising'tho transportation of goods through t'liu United States to the free ;wnc of Mexico, so. long as the Mexican free zone la\v exists, was reported by Senator Coke (item., Tex.) from the judiciary committee and passed. A IVople Under LJoiid-AK* 1 A proposition for an evening session to consider a bill authorizing the issue of 87,500,000 of bonds for the increase of the sewer system of Washington was anta.gonix.cd by Senator Allen (pop., Xeb.) who said, in the course of his remarks, that if the United States capitol were placed in the city of Omaha (within 100 miles of the geographical center of the United States) he would guarantee- that the people of that city and tho people of Nebraska wonld pay all their taxes without calling on the general government for aid. It seemed to him as if the American nation had become a nation of "bond raisers." Everything looked ;o the issuing of bonds. The president wanted bonds; the secretary of the treasury wanted bonds; >erhaps half a dozen propositions to ,ssue' bonds had come from the republican side of the chamber and as many more from the democratic side; but not one iad emanated from a populist. The time had come, Senator Allen declared vhen. the government must retrace it >teps financially and cease the issuance >f bonds. The secretary of the treasury md ample authority to use all the mil ions of silver coin and silver bullion in tho treasuiy to meet current expenses and he dogfcd^-, persistently, and with out reason, refused to exercise tha authority. lie would not by his vote confer 011 the secretary of the treasurj authority to issue an interest bearing obligation. Declares 13oDdn Xull nn<l Void. Every bond issued by the secretary of the treasury to-day, Senator Allen asserted, was absolutely null and void. The act of January 14, 1S75, undfir which he claimed to issue them, had been repealed and was a deac letter; and every such bond, if legally contested in a court, would be held to be void. Senator Alien went on to refer to the attempt to pass a silver coinage bill last Tuesday as a mere ''spectacular performance."' There had not been the least hope of that bill becoming a law. "At 9 o'clock that evening." he said, "the war .was being waged with vigor with a seeming determination to force the bill to a vote, but all of a sudden the senator from Colorado, Senator Wolcott, offered a harmless sort of a resolution, and the war was at an end. The display had been made. It was merely a grand-stand %".',*, a spectacular performance. " In another part of his speech Senator Allen alluded to the reported accession to the ranks of the populists in the senate "the distingnished and profound" senators from Colorado and Missouri (Teller and Vest). and he expressed - the confident hope that-, before another year, there would be sufficient accessions to the populist party from both the republican and democratic sides of the chamber to prevent the issuance of more government bonds. Senator Gorman (dem., Md.) called up a motion which he had made Wednesday to reconsider the vote by which the conference report on the bill in re- iation to income MX returns as agreed to. On this motion a somewhat lively discussion ensued. Senator Sherman arguing that tho amendment made by tho conference committee, relieving- corporations of the requirement of reporting 1 salaries of employes, except where specially called for. was made for the convenience of corporations, and Senator Chandler (rep., X. 11.), intimating- that it was the work of the agents of tho "Eleven billion" r:u!ro:t'l partnership, who were hanging ri'iv.-l ;:.,• doors of the two chambers sceik.:.^' Co -iullucnce legislation. These assertions were indignantly refuted by Senators Yost (dem., Mo.) und Allison (rep.» la.), members of the conference committee, and finally '.ho motion to reconsider was, on motion of Senator Vest, laid on the table—yeas, nnys, 10. The senate then resulted consideration of the Indian appropriation bill. Mouse I'roccoiltnjj*. MN'nTOS. Feb. SI. —In the honso ay senate amendments to tho iiII to authorize the eonstrnction of a bridge across the .Missouri river at Sioux City were concurred in. Mr. McCreary (dom., Ivy.) called up the conference report on tho diplomatic and consular-appropriation bill, and debate on the Hawaiian uable question, .. the only matter sit issue between tho two houses, was b\~ unanimous consent limited to one und one-ball' hours. Mr. Hooker (dem., Miss.}, one of the conferees, was the 'first speaker, opposing the amendment of the senate. Mr. Storer (rep., 0.) favored the cabio amendment. Concurrence in the amendment was further advocated by Mr. Draper (1*0p., Mass.) and Mr. Herman (rep.. Ore.). Mr. Harter (dom., O.) argued that tho laying 1 of tho cable should be a. matter of private and not governmental enterprise. Mr. Eyan (dem., K. Y.) spoke in favor of the amendment and Mu. Tucker (dem.. Va.) delivered a sarcastic speech against annexation, which, ho declared, was tho real sentiment of thoso favoring the amendment. The house, by a vote of ISO to 134, refused to concur in the Hawaiian cablo amendment. The g-cneral deficiency bill was then taken up in committee of the whole. M.r. Durborro\v (dem., 111.) moved an amendment that certain parts of tho exhibit of tho suite department ma do at the World's Columbian, exposition shall be turned over to tho Field museum, Chicago. The amendment waa agreed to. Mr. IJroekinridge (dem., Ky.) offered Uio amendment appropriating S-IM.OOO to pay dnmugeb growing ouiof IJohring sou. seizures, under the terms of tha Paris tribunal, and in pursuance of tho iigreemeiit reached by Secretary (Jrcsham and Ambassador Fauncefote. This was passed over informally. HONOR TO THE DEAD. Kcmuins of lHiiiIn!:cr tjruy Arrive lie In. <[i:tiiitp»lirt, \Vlu;r« They Uo lu Stitto. ISDIANATOUS, Ind., Feb. 21.—The jody of ex-Cov. Cray arrived hero Thursday forenoon from Mexico. There was much disappointment at tho manner in which the body was .hipped. The jlalc of tho cas- xet was held by ono screw, the glass in the lid was smashed and the casket itself was such a plain, rough affair that a new one was ordered and the body placed in it beforo being removed from the car. At 10:30 o'clock the remains wero escorted to the state capitol, wbero they will lie in state until Friday, when they will be taken to Union City, Ind., forburiaL Thousands of people viewed tho body, and the procession from the depot was an'impressive affair. ThouK:tndH Were Mjtrtruicrrd. LOJTDON, Feb. 21.—Aii eye-witness of Mooshir Pasha's "march of blood" through Armenia says 7,203 lives wcro sacrificed and rnanj' villages burued. Mr». Foiter Elected I'mldcnt, YV'ASiitXGTOX, Feb. 21.— Mrs. John W. Foster has been elected president of the Daughters of the American Eevo- lution. \VASiijyoTOJf, l"eb. 2].—Senator Pettigrew gave notice of his intention to propose an amendment to the sundry civil appropriation bill making an appropriation of .$300,000 for supplying seeds and seed grains among the inhabitants of drought-stricken parts of the country. Street Car Line Cripple*. LANSING, Mich., Feb. 21.—The barns of the Lansing Street liailw-ay company, together with five motor cars and all of the company's trailers, were destroyed by £re Wednesday night. The company will be unable to continue service for the present. Loss, §25,000. Depatj- Killed by • »gro. RALEIGH, X. C., Feb. 2 1 .-Deputy EL .Owen was Wednesday shot and tilled by a negro named Ferron, whom le wa.s trying- to arrest, near Cleveland, Elowan county. Ferron is a desperate (haracter, and was charged with break- ,ng into a still house Tuesday night. Heath of a rout Odea OOleial. WASHINGTON, Feb. 21.—Harry <j. Os- jood, chief clerk to Foarth Assistant 'ostraaster General Maxwell, was .tricken with -apoplexy while at work at the department and died ime afterward.

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