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John Gray's CORNER ON Embroideries. Special sale (or the next ten days. Most beautiful designs ever brought to Logansport, in Irish Points, English and Scotch Effects, GuJoons and Double Edffes. Ladies you will be pleased if you call and see them. Stale National Bant Louaiisport, Indiana. CAPITAL $200,000 J. Y. JOItt\SOS, PM*. S. V. U1/T.XUT, VlCK PllKS II, T. IIHITHI'.INK, CASHI'Kll. DAILY JOURNAL J. K. Johnson S. W. L'llery, •'• I 1 - Klllott, V. M. 'Elliott, '<','. II. SrilUur. Buy arid Bell Government Bondn. Loan mouev on personal security and collaterals. IHKUO apeoinl certificates of deposit bearing 3 per oont When left ouo year; 2 p<r cent per annum vrtu-n deposited 0 months. Boxes in Safety Deposit Vaults ol this bnuk for tho deposit of deeds, Insurance policies, mortgages and other valuables, rented at from ?5 to $15 per year DIRECTIONS for iL'ia;; Cream Balm. Applj ft particle of tlie •aim well i:i> Into th» • CMIlls Al'tlT !l 1110 ment draw strong brwitli_tlirpiiKli__ tlii< tOKf ^P-y^ji /StfiflMBAlWl. |^«S &"-«& J l*t*7*fc__^-' femi'l, mill bi'foro ro- SK's CHKAM BALM Opens «iic! I'lt-unafs —.———^^ OIB Nasiil PHSSIIKI-S, pfll n Ifvl Allnja l'»ln anil lii-LiLj'-U ™. flam" ntlon, M,.,ilstlu<Siiri-n, Protects thj Mrm- bTAiiu from Colil.i. Itaitdrcs tlm S»n.s« of Taste •ndSinitll. Th«< P,ilm Is nnlBHIj- nhsorbtnl niut given rt-Hot lit 1'iicv. t'rlce OD c»iits nt, DriWK.sr or 6/iriiUl. JiLYB1WS.,M Warren&t,, N.I. Lake Eric & Western, I'ITU ('»!"« KtntUiii, Ttironi;li llcl:;-ts sokl to points In tlifl United atntp.tanti Ctuiiidtu son 1 !!.; Arrive*. Dopart. No. 21 IndlnitniinllS Kx., D ,, 7: r',! m No 'W Mai- .t Kxpr«.-s S ....... ll:28u m Il:-l,> n m No ","i Tuli'ilo Kitirw. * ...... J:-j S 1 "I No! ']» Kvi'irlnK JJxi>n-iiS S ..... K:lp P m No 1^1 Local fi-iMxhitf .......... 'I.-IJ P "1 NORTH.! Arrive. Depart. Jfo. 20 Miillft .Kxpwss S ...... 10: IS n m 10:2 urn So '.;•.> JIMil.-ii" City r>« ....... -lifflipm -l:-ljpm Ko'lM !Mn.lt Kxr rl ...« S....... tixu p m No, ISO Accommodation -T- ' iu Ilm P. Dully, tf. ;t)iil:y f.xcept, Sunday, •No '."Jil .!•:< not rim north or l\v u Sundays.^ iw Jtoiulay.i, Wednesdays KitilRfs und bun- *tUnn.H iromliy, Tuesday, TDtirsilay and Satiir- "if'nlor. depot connections nt Bloomlncton ami Ktiipln tor p- lm« west, unutliwiwt and northwest. Dli-Hteonm'Otlons nmdo n< Lima, iosiorla, Fremont or rinnuiskj for nil points east. lini.iodmttM.-omifctlonsnt Tlpton with trains J Jl,im M»« '"id I. * M C. Dlv., tor all point* FREE Open Day and Evening 616 BROADWAY. To Al WANTED. W Ceding •- t— AntntelHeentnctlvetrmn or lady to vol for reliable iiorw nltli «pen.-w paM. » ArtYnncrroent forrjillhtul nnd suc- Tlc Ke-«renw. Knclow Mlf addressed vVloA S«retaijr. Lock Drawer P. Pobllthed every day In the week (except Monday) 67 the LoaurapOBT JOOBKAJ. Co. Highest of all in Leavening Power.—Latest U. S. Gov't Report W. 3 WRIGHT A. HAHDY C. W, GRAVE8 S. B BOYKB PnasrDKKT. VJCI PRKSIUEiT. SKCBKTAKT. TKIA3UB1B Price pep Annum Price per Month $6.OO 6O THE OFFICIAL PAPKB OF TKK CITY. [Entered as second-claw matter at the Logani- portt'oit Office, February 8, 1888-1 • 5 A HVN7S— MennI utod npiwamnce and bus!- Anpjs ability ran n)»k« KB »f^'f- •* d «'* 83 Mutual taTOStmeu* Co,, 10 &. Uth at, New lorlt. FRIDAY MORNING, FEB, 22. TUB ruinous effects of the present admlnlBtratlon on the country ii foro- Iblj summed up by the Philadelphia Press, aa followe: First, a free trade policy ruined trade stopped manufactures, para- lj-zed new enterprises aud precipitated panic. Second, when this policy and the conditions It created discredited the currency, the AdministraUcn refused to sell bonds to protect the gold re- gcrvo— tho only purpose for which they wore authorized This euper- added n bank and currency pacic to industrial depresei. nj Third, urovonua ttui givlnpa suflia^ lontincorae for Government needs wae ropoaled and another substituted which in 1894 yielded $60,000,000 Itss than tho nouda of the Government. Fourth, this, insufficient revenue has required the uso of the £old reserve for ordinary expenditure and discredited the ability of 100 United States toraulntain a geld standard. Fifth, this had rondo necessary two bond issues ostensibly to protect the gold reserve, nil of whose receipts have been absorbed by ordinary ex- ponditure. [gt^^^CZ^ ^' : Sixth, these blunders have sunk the credit of tho Government so low that it has to stand a 15 per ceiit. shave, a hlffher rate of interest lhan its own cities and mortgage its future Issues for six months to foreign bankers. The Treasury empty, tho revenue iofiufllcient. the currency challenged and credit sunk to Its lowest point in sixteen years—what more can even a Democratic administration do? THE death of Frederick Douglass removes from earthly scenes one of the most remarkable figures In the last fifty years of the history of the nation. The story of this man, born a slave and remaining in servitude until after he attained his majority, becoming one of tho foremost orators of his day and being honored with high, public positions, reads like :-o man'co. Douglass showed the world that a colored man with ability and character could have his merits recognized. His oratory formed a striking part of tho anti-slavery agitation that finally resulted in tbo emancipation of hid raco. Not only in this country but in Eog- Uncl ha aroused sympathy for hU down-trodden raco and brought forcibly to the minds of thinking people the injustice of holding a race in ?ervi tude tr.ut produced such a brilliant sam- pleof mankind as himself. Although dead bo will live always in the history of the greatest movement of the century. _ TODAY laTho one hundred and sixty- second anniversary of the birth of George Washington. Time serves but to increase the fame of "The Father of His Country." In every State of the country the day will be appropriately observed. Among all the many patriots who were Instru. mental in tho foundation of the Republic, Washington will always bo placsd first. To his self eacrlfice, and devotion the success ol the revolt against British rule was largely due. He was the man for the time! tho Moses who delivered the American people from foreign bond- a^e. The growth of the country vJbicb ho founded has far excetded anything that could have been 1m agined by the great patriot and he • bullded bolter than ho knew. All honor to the memory of the great man who was -fi^t In war, firs; in peace at » rst In the hearts of hla country- —-= THE Democratic papers that held up their heads in holy horror at the discovery of whisky In toe Slate House baoement can now subside. It was ;ke Democratic engineer who had the whisky and he bought it fresh, be says, because there was none left over from two years ago. The only Republican member be 0 red It to Andrew Jackson of Carroll,. Indignantly spurned the offer. ThuB Is tbf vapory character of the Democratic campaign He ae&in exposed.' .. THE Indianapolis Journal after its tuiale with the Republican caucus thus sadly soliloquizes: It may bs remarked that the (jen- erala who have attacked without having made careful reconnolssance have ootatuiceda high position on the roll of mlUUry f»m«. Powder PURE BORN TO BE EATEN. AChlnenoDOS Bronelit to Baltimore by • s'ca Captnln-Quecr Practlcon. The Chinese "chow" dog- is one pi many kinds of dogs that are eaten in China. The word "chow" is Chinese for food and has been transplanted into English in the word "chow-ch'-.v.-." The full name of the species ol dog- presented by Capt. Ulahany is "Clii::.;se black-tong-ued chow dog-." It is not unlike a collie or an Esquimau dog in size and g-eneral appearu.pce. Its head resembles that of a wolf and its tong-ue is so black as to make it look as if the anhniil had been driuking- ink. Dog meat is one of the regular items in a Chinaman's bill of fsvro when he is able lO#et it. "Few persons in this country have any idea, ol' the variety of queer things eaten in China,'' said J. Crawford Lyon yesterduy. "Do-s, cats, rats, angleworms, insects, fowls, and reptiles of every sort," he continued, "are to be seen on sale in meat shops everywhere in that empire. They are kept alive and killed as soon as purc-liasers have selected them. They cun be bought already slain, but uncooked, or they can be bought cooked. The blood from the sUiiiffhter is kept and made into soups and other dishes. "The bl:ick-ton<rued choiv do;* is the doff most often eati::i, bin. us far as I su\v when 1 was in China, there is no species of the animal which the natives will not eat. There arc some kinds that are considered more dainty than others, just as in this conn try in ^thc cuso of hogs, but tin; average china- man is so poor that he is g-lau to gut anything- to cat. ''•The ordinary food of chow dogs is rice and fish. ' -Me.it is not g-ivcn to them, because it is believed that it will rauke them mad. I never hoy.nl of any special food bning p-iven them to make their ilosh more palatable when eaten. "I have tasted doff meat in Canton, It was served like braised beef, and 1 found that it had no special or peculiar taste anil was not at all disagreeable. It is served in a number of styles. John 11. To.it, the artist, in a letter STifrs-ests that "the recent difficulty of the Hullhnorc custom-house appraisers in determining the value of the chow clos-miR-lit have been settled had they classified it as edible meat, easily. Some years :IR-O a- royal crown..was sent by Belgian artists to Vienna to be placed there on the coffin of tlic painter Hans Makart. The local customs olliccrs wore in a similar quandary about the entrance duty, but it was finally arranged by admitting- the wreath under the category of 'vegetables.' "—Baltimore Sun. COURT PAGES. A Custom of Royalty liroiisht Poivn from tho Mldtllo A #«.-». It is only at the imperial and royal courts of Europe that "tho pretty page with the dimpled chin," so sweetly sung by the poet, and who constituted onc° of the most picturesque and romantic features of medieval times, still survives. Royal and imperial pages range in age from twelve to sixteen years. They arc appointe'd by the sovereign, enjoy pay, prerogatives, and perquisites, much as do the grown-up attendants on royalty, and are ascribed certain duties. Gentle birth is the Srst qualification for the post of royal page. At the courts of Vienna and Munich, an ancestry of no less than sixteen generations free from any plebeian strain on either father's or mother':; side is required. _ In Britain and Russia so long a, nobility is not demanded. The pages of honor in the court of Queen Victoria arc generally the sons of distinguished officers of the array, or of high dignitaries of the royal household. These boys receive one hundred pounds a year each, and when they have served a period of five years each is presented with a commission in the guards. On state occasions they wear gorgeous -uniforms of blue and silver, liestdes serving on snch occasions they have to devote a certain number of weeks every year to more private service a.t Windsor or at Osbornc. One of their chief functions is to bear the queen's train when she holds a meeting of the privy council. The queen is rigid in her etiquette, and never" presides at councils without wearing her long silk court train. At the court of Berlin the pages figure at all state ceremonies, clad, like those of Enqrland.in blue and silver, and at the court banquets they stand behind tho chairs of the royal and imperial personages. These personages, rising from the table, sometimes address a few kindly words to the boys, and present them with, sweetmeats from the epergnes. These pa.n-es are chosen from among the best-looking boys of the school of cadets, nearly all the members of which are of noble birth. ' At toe court of St Petersburg the corps of pages is a sort of imperial school where a number of lads, sons of noblemen and state dignitaries, bofa civil and military, are educated at the czar's expense and under his supervision. On attaining the eighteenth year they usually obtain commissions as officers of the regiment of Chevalier guards.—Boston Herald. A te»»OD frotu.Uol.niM> 1 Life. This habit oi always doing his best is surely one of the fine lessons of his life. It bas given nis prose a perfection which will carry it far down the shores of time. The letter sent dMrinff the last summer of his Hie to lie read at the celebration o£ Bryant's birthday was. a model of simplicity in the expression of feeling. It was brief, and at another time would have been written and revised in half a day, but in his enfeebled coudit.ion it was with tho utmost difficulty that he could satisfy himself. Lie worked at it patiently day after day, until his labor became a pain; nevertheless, he continued, and won what he deserve.!—the applause of men practiced in his art who were there to listen and appreciate.—Mrs. Annie Fields, in Century. AMUSING THE BABY. IJo-,9- tho AVCKIEC nulu-r Is Supposed to 1>0 Mie A::£. Mr. 'SldmriTgli: was minding the baby while his wife stepped out for a moment. Like an intelligent person ho was endeavoring to interpret its wants by studying its facial variations, its gestures and its vocal peculiarities, i'or'a while tho baby wore an inquiring stare, which Mr. Skimrigirlo construed thiii. it wished him to ratlin the poker inside the coal scuttle and sing ••ISaa. baa, black >heop." in a, raspimr 1:1 •notono. The baby promptly screwed it:, countenance into Ihu smallest possible compass, and whimpered disc.ni- lentcdlv. ' Mr. .SkiinrL-glu immediately abandoned the coal scuttle and seized the red cloth from the table. Ho wrapped himself up in this terrifying garment and stuck the handle of a feather duster down tho back of liis neck to imitate an Indian. The" he cxt'unlu.'l a ghnst dance antl emitted, a .succession of whoops that would have put kinks into the record of Sitting Bull. Strangely enough the baby did not seem entertained. On the contrary it closed its eyes and opened its mouth, and for a moment uttered not a sound, as if it understood the artistic value of color that precedes a storm. Then it yelled. Why the yell did not rend^thc baby's tender throat into ribbons is a mystery. For a full minute Mr. Skimrigglc was battled, then abruptly dropped his hands and feet and raced about the apartment like fi monkey. This new performance caused the baby to pound its heels on the floor with the rapidity of a patent meat chopper, while its little face grew red as a toy with disapproval. In desperation Mr. Skiinriggle seized the baby like a hawk. Before he real- ised it he was spanking the child with a hot intensity that nearly caused it to have a spasm. At this juncture Mrs. Skimri'-rgle was heard coming in, Mr. Skimrigu'lc hurriedly dropped the baby and resumed a look of innocence, while its mother exclaimed: "Is they boomi' the poor'ittlc itey-witzy-tiv/.y!" And the babv n-ulped a yell that was intended to surpass ull previous efforts, and smiled upon her like a sunburst. Mr. Skimvigglc mopped his trow. And when the baby extended its arms to him and pleasantly observed, "Goo goo," he turned haughtily away and deliberately snubbed it.—Brooklyn Life. ' NAPOLEON'S FIRST CAPTIVITY. l'Jiic<!<l Umlcr ArresS, Afr.or tho Full of KolH'spiRC-re. JS'apolcon was kept in captivity but thirteen days. S.ilicetti found it easier than he had apparently supposed to exculpate himself from the charge cither of participating in Robespierre's con- spiracv of having brought about the .Corsican insurrection. More than this, he found himself firm in the good graces of the Thcrmidorians, among whom hisold friends Barms and Freron were held in high esteem. It would, therefore, be a simple thing to liberate Gen. Buonaparte, if only a proper expression of opinion could be secured from him. The clever prisoner had it ready before it was needed. To the faithful Junot he wrote a kindly note declining to be rescued by a body of friends organized to storm the prison or scale its svalls. Such a course would have compromised him further. But to the '-representatives of the people" he wrote ia language which, finally committed him for life. He explained that in a revolutionary epoch there are but two classes of men, patriots and suspects. It could easily be seen to which class a man who had fought both intestine and foreign foes belonged. "I have sacrificed residence in my° department, I have abandoned all my goods, I have lost all for the republic. Since then I have served at Toulon with, some distinction, and I have deserved a share with the army of Italy in the laurels it earned at the taking of Saorgio, Onegliaand Tanaro. On the discovery of Robespierre's con- spiraea my conduct was that of a man accustomed to ragard nothing but principle." The letter concludes with a passionate appeal to each one separately and by name for justice and restoration. "An hour later, if the wicked want my life, I will gladly gire it to them, I care so little for it, I weary so often of it! Yes; the idea that it may be still useful to my country is all that makes me bear tho burden with courage."— Prof. Sloane, in Century. UNGO IN LITERATURE. Xeyro Talk T» Bad Enoofh In Real Life, bat Much Wor»e In Print. The flood of negro talk that has discolored our recent literature Ls not a dBilect. It consists chiefly of the vulgarism, the mispronunciation and misuse of words that come of a lack of education and polite association. Hardly Harry Frank's Great February Clearance Sale! Will eclipse a.iy previous sale known. We calculate to out-do any attempted Lu our career of over 30 yeirs. We muit reduce stock to make room for large order placed with our factory at New York, The people ot this commuoity never were invited to suck a Sweeping, a.l Covering Record Breaking, Genuine Money Saving Eveat as this, Every Winter Suit, Overcoat and Ulster Must go no matter ho >v large the loss to us. vFe have never misrepresented facts ?md the people k low it. Gome and be convinced and av-m yourself < f the greatest Clothing Slaughter sa'e ever known. HARRY FRANK TO BB SURE*. LO&ANSPORT. DELPHI. FLORA. NEW YORK. anv ol it is even provincialism, nndistin less is the survival of old forms ;ii)d usag-es. Xor is it due in any appreciable desrcc to locality. It fact, it arises from condition almost wholly, and is merely the lintfO of our lowest classes, with small distinction, on account of race and color. It is kitchen talk, .is distinguished from that of the parlor, and aithoug-h it may occasionally offer us a word or a phrase having- some philological or historical interest it docs not approach tho dignity of a. dialect. The bad grammar of illiterate ig-norauce, without rule or nrt, it even Jacks the consistency in error with which some of our writers seek to invest it. for it recognizes no precedent and follows no analogy. And yet the real lin^o is not halt so bad as it is represented ia print, where it is sought to set it before us phonetically. It is obvious that the ordinary speech of any of our white cotnmuuities would looic very much like a jargon if subjected to the surae phonetic process. In Our common conversation very few of us nre purists, and a precisian is generally rep-arded :i.s affected and pretentious. — Lippincott's Magazine. MONTE CARLO'S PATRONS. Tilt; r.:i'IIcH Arc tli« Mostl'rofil:il)lo Cus'.om- i crsut lh<- (liimlnirTiiili'S Tlu-tv. t The English, the Americans and the French arc probably the most remunerative patrons of Monte Curio: ami it is to Switzerland, and not to the frontier of Italy, that the vast majority of pleasure-seekers repair in summer, Ajrain, at the very period when the Casino people wish to allure English visitors to the Riviera the London season is at its height, and the parliamentary session, has as yet shown no siffn ol'waninff. The Atlantic steamships are brin<jm£ to Europe every week shoals of American tourists: but our transatlantic visitors usually pass the summer in London or Paris, or at English or French watering-places,and await cooler weather before they journey down south. Another sug-gestion made to the perplexed administration is that a club for the use of gentlemen visitors should be established in connection with the Casino, it being proposed to utilize for the purpose the premises of the Hotel Monte Carlo; but it is difficult to see that the financial prosperity of the Casino company would be increased by supplementing- the existing- tripot with ,a club. Visitors who really belonjr to cosmopolitan club- land can easily become members of the Cercle de la Mediterance, at >"ice; and, after all, it is not the serious players, the scientific operators at roug-e et noir, who despise the merry but frivolous g-ame of roulette, that are the most lucrative customers at the Casino. At trcnte-et-quarante it is really possible to win very large sums of money, not, indeed, to break the bank—since Xapoleon's dictum of the big- battalions eventually winning still holds and always will hold g-ood—but enough to cause the administration to close a particular table for a few hours. At roulette, however, for one winner of any considerable amount there are possibly ' a hundred who, sooner or later, will be utterly and hopelessly dccaves, or "cleaned out" Moreover, in modern, times it has been the lady punters who, in the aggregate, bring- the greatest amount of ^rist to the mill of the Casino company. It is not that the ladies often go to the maximum of stakes to be realized— : they are in general too timorous for that; but they play recklessly, and they will continue to play until they have lost their last five-franc piece ^on the tapis vert, and a club from \vhjcb ladies were excluded would be bereft 'of the cotttribntions of the sex who are, as pame.->tors, not less adventurous ana perhaps :i little more incorrigible than men. — London Telegraph. COLORADO CACTI. Some Curious nml Hi'»nilf"l VuricMon Found In TIi:iI Still!'. Any one who visits Colorado when the native cactus plants nre in bloom is sure to pause in surprise and admiration to note the rare fragrance and beauty displayed by plants growing; under" the most unfavorable- ,cirx:uui-;_. stances among rock's and stones, where it would ;-,cem impossible for any sort of vegetable life to be sustained. The liri-t cactus to bloom in the spring in Colorado is the echinocactus, commonly called the pincushion, from its round, plump appearance. It is the shape of an inverted coffee-cup, and bears upon its top small, delicate pink flowers almost imbedded in a mass of fine pickles. The flowers open during- the day and close at ni£ht, reopening for two_ or three days—a healthy plant bearing from six to eijfht bmJs. The next variety ia be found ia bloom, though in n. lower altitude, at about seven thousand feet, is the cane or bush ca.cl'.is, which bears a quantity of magenta blossoms, quite the shape of a. large semi-double rose. The plant grows in the form of :i large bush or very small tree, and has cylindrical branches, which spring- forth at any point, either from ths parent .stern or branch upon branch, generally at an obtuse angle. The central branches,_ that correspond to the trunk of tho/ tree, and o£ which there arc often'!several in one bunch, are sometimes severed, the meaty substance picked out with a penknife and the skeleton made into a cane, vrhich is more curious than graceful or useful. It blooms in June, while the pink pincushion variety adorns the month of May. About the middle of June the opuntia or prickly pear cactus hursts into bloom, and where it abounds, is so lavish of its numbers that one can scarcely walk through a field which it has chosen without stepping- upon one arid feeling- the needles pass through the leather of one's shoes.—Ladies' Home Journal. A .Malay Water .Minn. In Perak, a state in the Straits settlements, the Malays have one form of amusement which is probably not_to be enjoyed anywhere else in the wide world. There is a huge granite slope in the course of a mountain river, down which, the water trickles about two inches deep, the main stream having- carved out a bed by the side of the bowlder. This rock, the face of which has been rendered as smooth as glass by the constant flow of the water during hucdreds of years, the Malays- men, women and children—have turned into a toboggan- Climbing to the top of the rock, they sit ia the shallow water with their feet straight out and & -hand on each side for steering- and then slide down the sixty feet into » pool of water. This is a favorite sport on sunny mornings, as many as two hundred folk being engaged at a time and sliding so <juickly, one after another, or forming rows of two, four and even eight persons, that thej- turn-., ble into the pool a confused mass of screaming creatures. There is littll^ danger in tl.e game and thongh some choose to sit on a piece of plantain most of the tobogganers are content to squat on their haunches.—London Little Folks. —"Have you any Grctna greens? 1 * inquired the facetious customer, witU a basket on her arm. "Xo, sir,", answered the grocer; "nearest I cani come to 'em is parlor matches. Any-*; body waiting- on. you, ma'am?"— Chi^i% casro Tribune, "*"