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Logansport Pharos-Tribune from Logansport, Indiana · Page 1

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(Krepy'^S^'S^^^^^ 'i^i;*,;-'.'.: 1 . '.'i ';.'•; •' x—-' . ;/•"• s •' '• .''. .•';'•'"''' ;••"'''• '/'/•. •• ••".' "• ''...'.•.'-'''''• VOL- XX, LOGANSPORT, INDIANA. THURSDAY MORNING. MARCH 7. 1895. NO- 57. ADIES! Silk Waists! Skirts!! Laundried SMrt Waists!!! Immensity of assortment and low prices ilike proclaim us headquarters. A perfect <, the best quality, the latest design, Not in old waist shown. 5250 $2,00, $1,50, $100, 60 Cents. iilk "Waists. I kinds of a celebrated make, fancy stripes, black and blue flll DA The latest styles. *C, $5 HjJTiUU Colored Taffetas and Tartan Plaids from every clan, elegantly fl>F7 AA ~ made, perfect fit, immense sleeves, pouch front, pleated back J) j t \J\J The finest and best fitting waist made T Ikirts. 3laok, Brown and INavy Cropons and Serges, full sweep, well fltO C A made skirts t])OiUv Black Crepon and Bouclo effects, the thing with which to please ff>TJ AA the fancy of a iiueon. Q-odet phsated, full percaline lined, jM,\J\J very elegant, .$17, $14, $10 and T The belt and ties are here. This is the -adies of taste's costume for this summer. 2ome where stocks are most complete, where >nly new goods are shown. One price. Your noney back if you want it. Busy Bee Hive, 409-411 Broadway, 306 Fourth St. 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 Lung Troubles pets the remedies to the diseased spots and cures when everything else fails. Call ard investigate anyway. It eosts you nothing for consultation. Drs. Christopher & Longenecker, AtlThe Medical and Surglcalllnstitute. 417 Market St, - - Logansport. Ind, For F ine Prilling. * * You will find the Journal Job Rooms unsurpassed. LETTERoHBrtDS INVITATIONS NOTEIHEflDS, PROGRAMS, STATEMENTS, CftRDS, :ENVELOPES fl SPECIALTY. You get our figures and^weMl do the work. Do not fail to |call on theJOURNALffor THE NEW PAETY. Issue Upon Which "American Bimetallic Party" Will Organize. They Publish an Address Making * Bid for Public Indorsement of Their Principles. Job Printing. WASHINGTON, March C. — A statement, signed by the members of the executive committee appointed by the bimetallic conference called to meet in '.Vashing-ton February 22, 1S06, lias been published declaring the issue upon which "the new party" styled "The American bimetallic party" will organize. The signers to the call are: A. J. Warner, president American Bimetallic Ifjatfuc. chairman; John P. Jones, oi Xevartu: William 'W. Stewart, of Xevuda; J - . L. Mclvaurln. Souih Carolina: Anson . Indiana: Georxo C. Merrlc, Colorado: Honry Jones. Gcorsla; J. C. Green, California; Joseph Sheldon. Connecticut: C. J. Hilyor, District oi Columbia; Byron ]•:. Shea, Colorado, and Mortimer Whheliond. Xcw Jersey. Tho Dominant II^NUC, The paper isSued by these signers starts out by asserting that the money question is indisputably the dominant issue in the United States. The issue, it declares, "is between the gold standard, gold bonds and bank currency on the one side and the bimetallic standard, no bonds and government currency on the other." The statement in its entirety is an elaborately specified opposition to the single gold standard and a demand for uu immediate return •'to the constitutional standard of gold und silver, by the restoration by this government independent of any foreign power of the unrestricted coinage of both gold and silver into standard money, at the ratio of 16 to 1 and upon terms of exact equality, the silver coin to be a full legal tender, equally with gold for all debts and dues, pub- lie and private." Their views as generalized embody in carefully condensed shape tho vari- oiis expressions of ultra free silver men in both houses of congress during the set-.-iions of recent years and are unalterably opposed to the issue by the United Status of interest bearing bonds in tituo of peace, and demand the pay men t oi ail coin obligations of the United .States, as provided by existing laws, in either gold or silver coia, at the option of the government, and not at the option of the creditor. AA Appnul. With the above as their substantial text the signers address an appeal "from the dictation of the money pou'er to the intelligence and patriotism of the American people." The address advocates and strongly urges unity in tho cause of restoring the biiiH'tiillic standard. This will, the signers of the address aver, "never be won unless those who believe in it como tog-other and elect a president on this one issue." Both of the leading parties of the'oonntry. the democratic party and the republican party, it is insisted, are controlled by the "money power.'' "And," proceeds the call of the bimotallists, therefore, no course seems possible but to subordinate for . the lime being other questions and come tog-ether in a new organization to fight the great buttle of IS'.Ui on the one great issue on which the prosperity and happiness of the people so largely depend." MuNt Como from the People. The inauguration of a movement for relief from the conditions the call describes, the signers to it declare must spring from the people. They continue: ••Pollticliius never institute great reforms, and It wore idle to wait for them. This cause is tlio cause of tho people; and it is believed that it more profoundly concerns the walfaro of tho treat body of the people thim any question slnoo tho civil \vur. it not. Indeed, since our Independence was signed, for on Its ultimate outcoaio the question of a sufficiency or n scarcity of money Is a' question of freedom or serfdom for the mass of the people." The address concludes: "Follow-citizens: Tho power Is st,:ll in your hands to rifht oy the ballot tho great WIOEK o( 1STS, and to save yourselves and your children from tho thraildom which the gold standard policy, if persisted In, will surely bring upon you and them. "We pray you, therefore, not to l«t the settlement of this question go beyond the election of !8i'<!, but subordinating all questions tor the time being to this, tno supreme issue, settle ibis now and nettle it forever, and we especially urge upon you the importance of. Immediate organization In townships and counties throughout the entire country for tho purpose of carrying on this great movement for tho common good of all Joseph Slblcy for President. "It the conference cad authority from the people to name a candidate for president it would namo Joseph C. Stbley, of Pennsylvania, but not having such authority It can only suggest the name and invite expressions from the people by petition, resolutions or otherwise, believing that, nominations when made snoura reflect In tho roost direct manner the will of the people, uncontrolled by caucus machinery or by professional politicians." Only Kind In Eil.ifncc. UPPER SAXHUSKT, 0., March 0.— Word has reached the city o£ the death at Nevada of Hiram Young-, aged S3. Mr. Young voted for W. II. Harrison, in 1S40 and twice for Benjamin Harrison. He belonged to a club of nine old men who had voted for the former and twice^ for the latter, the only club of the bind in existence. Seven members survive. Sci^n -ilinerii Lose Tueir Lives. LOXDOX, March 6. — Seven miners were killed Wednesday morning 'while descending- the shaft of the Mail-Beach. lead mine near Shrewsbury, Shrop- WARNING TO PUBLISHERS. They Mn»t Not Scare Delinquent Subicrlb- en bj Holding Op Ilncuboo*. WASHINGTON, March 0. — Assistant Attorney General Thomas, of the post- office department, has made an important ruling in regard to so-called '•newspaper laws." Mr. Thomas decides that a publisher who makes a demand for payment of subscription to his paper through the mails accompanying the demands with a threat of enforcing it by the use of these pretended laws, may be prosecuted for attempting to obtain money under false pretense,- provided he knows that these laws have no existence as laws or as judicial decisions. The so-called laws referred to are those often promulgated by some newspapers to the eilect that subscriptions to a paper cannot be stopped until full payment of arrearage has been made and that a publisher may prosecute in criminal action a subscriber who refuses to take his paper from the office, not having paid full arrearage, or a subscriber who takes a paper and refuses to pay for it. These rules, the assistant attorney general says, have no existence under the law. TORTURED FOR GOLD. Inhuman Trentmi'nt of u" Old Lady by MlMhfld Knbuern. GUKESVILIJ.;, Pa-, -March ii.-Meager reports of another daring robbery which occurred near Sheakieyville, reached here. Wednesday morning. Three masked men entered the residence of Mrs. Stephen Ross, and after beating the two male occupants of the house into insensibility, attempted by severe torture to force the old lady to reveal the hiding place ol her gold. After her feet had been badly burned and blistered she told them where they would find SfiO. This amount the robbers took and after bindiug and gagging the occupants of the house they disappeared, leaving no clew as to their identity. MOURNS FOR MINISTER GRAY. Clock nt Union City, fnd., Stopped Upon HlH Dentil «n<l KefuM» to Go. IS-DiANAJ'Or.i9, fnd., March «.—Ex- Senator Shockney, of Union City. Ind., was interviewed Wednesday regarding the peculiar actions of the big clock on the bank at Union City in which the late Minister Gray was -the chief stockholder. He Rays that IL careful computation of the difference in .time between here and Mexieo-f-wherey Gray died, shows that the"' hands Btoppo-.V o.t the moment ol his-deiith—7:23 p. m. Hundreds of attempts have been made to start the clock, but the pendulum always stops after swinging' about fifteen minutes. Jewelers declare that there is no de- feet in the works. A BROKEN RAIL. . Cniiaon a Wreck In Indiana in IVhlch F!v« Person" Aro Injured. Sl'KXCEK, Iud., March G.—Two coaches, attached to the raorni«g-_ pas- scnffor train on the Indianapolis & Vinceuncs railway, were ditched between Marco find Siinboru 'Wednesday morning:. A broken rail was the cause. T-oth conches were badly broken., and the rear coach was after ward consumed by fire. There were uo ladies on the train. Among the passengers was 1'. S. Walton, oi Eminence, Wis.. who .suffered a broken thigh. He was taken to Worthing-ton for medical attention. Font- other pas- senffers were injured. Vice President I.ouvrai for Jlomc. WASHINGTON, March C.—Vice President Stevenson left for his home in r.loomington, 111., Tuesday night, and will take a long- and much needed rest. When the senate adjourned he was suffering- with a severe cold, and his voice was almost gone. The vice president has not had a rest for almost three years, his work beginning with the campaign that resulted in liis election. Then followed the long- sessions of the Fifty- third congress and tho,illness of hia daughter, all of which kept him on a constant nervous strain- I'dlMon* to Bo Bailed. WASHINGTON, March G.— The officials of: the pension bureau will soon take active measures to put into operation the recent legislation raising- all pensioners receiving- less than S6 a month to that rating. It is estimated that 4,000 cases will be affected by the legislation, and will involve an increase of about 81,500.000. The bureau has given notice that the pushing- of individual cases will be unnecessary. Broke the Record. WASnrs-GTON, March C.—With his retirement from concessional life at tho conclusion of the Fifty-third congress William S. Holman, of Indiana, completed a career of thirty years as a national lawmaker. This is the first case on record in the career of a legislator in -this country that he has rounded out such a period at Washington in one branch of the la-winakinR- power. Bin Fire-In Trinidad. YORK, March C.—A Herald special cable from Port of Spain, Trinidad, says: This city has narrowly missed total destruction by fire. The loss will amount to nearly $1,000,000, the chief business section having been the center of the conflagration. >"o lives_were lost ' ~!fc Convert* to MoroJonlsm. HASOVEE, Va., March 6.-A large party of recent converts to Mormomsm left tais county for Utah. .. BOLD EOBBEK8. Shoot a Cashier and Loot a Bank in Adel, la. Poste Overhaul* Them, Capturing One Alive— Other Refusing to Surrender Is Shot. ADEL, la., March G.— Two men drove into town about 0 o'clock Wednesday jnorniug in a top buggy, and proceeded at once to the bank of Adel. They entered and stated -that they wished to deposit a sum of money. CashierS. M. Leech turned to receive the money and on looking round was confronted by drawn revolvers in the hands of each man. who ordered him to turn over tho funds of the bauk, which he refused to do, and they shot, him. C. D. Bailey, a merchant, happened to be in the bank aud was also shot. The robbers then escaped with the funds of the bauk at baud and drove out of town. I'usun Stiirt* In Pursuit. A posse was at once collected nnd gave chase to the robbers. They were overtaken at O'JS'eal's VorA on Raccoon river, r> miles south of Adel. .Being hotly pursued, they left their buggy. and one hid in a brush heap and the other tool: refuge in .lohu Killon's barn. The former was quickly captured, and the infuriated crowd set lire to the barn on which it had poured kerosene oil. inn-noil Out mid Slior, The robber remained inside until his clothing, hair and whiskers were blazing, then rushed out, shotgun in hand. The mob yelled: "Throw up your hands!' 1 He refused, and a volley of a dozen guns riddled his body. An envelop in his pocket was addressed Landers Wilkins, Patterson, Madison county, la., which the other robber says is his true name. Before the mob was aware o£ it, the sheriff had the second robber in a buggy and hurried him to Adel jail, where he is locked up. Forced to Commit tho Robbery. He says his na.mo is C. W. Crawford. He is 19 years old. He says Wilkins forced him to join in robbery by threatening to shoot him on the spot unless he did. Both robbers were plainly dressed, and were evidently amateurs. Jsone of the citizens shot will die. Jllakoa ti Confcmiloii. The captured man has mude a complete confession, .lie says his name is Charles W. Crawford, of Patterson, la., ftnd the dead man was P. 0. Wilkins, lately released from the Minnesota penitentiary, where he served three years for burglary. Ue also says that they first planned to rob a bank at Indianola and went there for that purpose Monday morning. but Crawford, who claims to have been cowed into the job, refused at the last moment and the attempt was abandoned. „ They stayed Tuesday night at a farmhouse near this town, driving in Wednesday morning. They got about §. r >00, which was all returned. Cashier Leech is the one worst hurt of their victims, his shoulder being badly shattered by tho large charge of shot. 1-Jailcy is wounded in the neck. It is thought both will revive. ,f. M. Byers, postmaster; R. S. Barr and a boy named Decker were also slightly hurt. The 'captured robber is in jail and there is serious talk, of Ij-nching him, but the crowd is getting quieter now. He is only 19 years of age. The dead man was about 30. KILLED BY A GAS EXPLOSION^ Serious Accident Caoned by a Leaky Pipe at Kan»ai City, Mo. KANSAS Cm', Mo., March C.— Gas escaping from a leaky pipe in the office of Lewis Day, a real estate agent, Wednesday caught fire and exploded, fatally injuring John Lyoch and hurting Billy McCormick and Clarence McElroy, all firemen, and destroying- the building. _ _____ Striker* Are Given Warning. SriuxoFiELD, 111.. March 5.— Judge Allen, of the United States court, issued an order to restrain Samuel Maline, John G'askey, Thomas Barker and all other persons from interfering by threats of personal injury, intimidation. suggestions of danger and threats of any kind to prevent the operation of the Tudor Iron works, of East St. Louis, some of the -workmen of which are on a strike. Tf ill Occupy New Chang. WASHINGTON. March C.— Secretary Herbert has received the following cablegram from Admiral Carpenter, commanding the United States naval forces on the Asiatic station, dated Kew Chang-, March 0: "Tlje Japanese several Sxis notified foreigners of his Intention to occupy this port, Al! contingencies provided for." This is the first treaty port to.fall into the hands of the Japanese. UE, la., March. 0.— The World's Deposit and Investment company, -with an authorized capital of 535.000,000, has been incorporated here by James A- Edwards and Harry Edwards, of Dubuque, and Isaac W. Bates and Frank- Bates. of Minneapolis HOOSIER HAPPENINGS News Briefly Told from VaHou* Tovraa In Indiana. Work of Footpadii. jEFFEK.*oxvnj.E, lud.. March i3.— Charles Ojr<3im was held up here by footpads, knocked senseless and robbed. This is the fifth robbery of the kind in the last two weeks. One you 133- man robbed during- the last cold spell was also compelled to give up his shoes and forced to jro home barefooted.'' Mdly freezing- his feet. A number .if --t,-ivs have been robbed, the last one iSumlay nifjht. The police arc positive that the work is Unit of an organized prang-. Trnccil to u ronoer Justice's Door. VIXCEXXKS. lud., March 0.—John P. .Anjrlubevgrer, recently justice of the poace. has been n'rrvstod charjrcd with causing the explosion by dynamite at Decker. The bioodhounus went to his door each time they were tried. Saturday Bennett, who is Anpleberg-er's sou-iu-lavv. fi-ave the latter a whipping-. Mrs. Ang-leberjjerrecently left lierhns- baml and went to live with lier daughter. Mrs. Henneu. .She has since sued lor a divorce. A Small Cyi'louc. .1 KKKKiwoxvn'.T.E, lud.. March G.— A small-sized cyclone swept over this portion of the state, doing-considerable iKtmapre. Harns were blown over, fences and small trues torn up and tho streets wer* strewn with broken skylights, doors and sates. The Keeley institute at Churlostown was badly damaged, the roof bein~ lifted ivnd carried for several squares. The damage is SI."j.OOO. So far no loss of life has been reported. Klfc rtt Andri'WH. llUSTisGTOX, Ind., March 6.—The town of Andrews, this county, was visited by a fire which destroyed property valued at 82f>,000. The buildings burned include the Andrews hotel, S. ,T. Leedy's grocery, G. \V. Antnnrith's jewelry store, J. M. Starr's shoe, store and the residences of Mrs. Brandon and Mrs. Waite. Andrews is without fire protection. The insurance cover* half the loss. ________ Death of u I'ionrcr. VA.I.PAHAISO. Ind., March 2.—Morgan 15. Crosby, a resident of this city forty- nine years, died Tuesday morning- of pneumonia,, aged SO years. Mr. Crosby was one of the two male members who helped organize- the Presbyterian church in this city forty-eight years ago. He had been in business forty-' two years. Mm. Andrew JJInc" Scckn Divorce. VAT.PAKAISO. lud., March C.—Mrs. Rosamond BJaes, of Chesterton, this county, began action for divorce from Andrew Hlaes, a wealthy Chicagoan. The charges .ire very sensational. She aslcs for the custody of the two children and §10,000 alimony. Normal School-XuKrher Arrowlccl. ROCKPOBT, Ind., March 0.— Mary Wagner, a normal school-teacher, is in jail at this place charged with forgery and obtaining money under false pretenses. She is said to have obtained over 52,000 in operations extending- over five years. Colored Witlcor* I'isht :i Uuc-l- TISKUE HAUTK, Ind., March G.—Levi Bruster and Abraham Tnrpin. colored waiters in the Filbock Iiotel, this city, exchanged five shots atoach other with fatal effect to Turpin. The shooting- caused a panic in the hotel. Huriert Ijinler :i Hanlt- AXDEKSOX. Ind.. March (}.— Claud* Russell and his infant brother wcro playing in a gravel pit near Ingalls, when the bank gave away. They were buried and both are dead. Hotel Partially Jturncd. PERU, Ind., March 0.—-The front portion of the Elgin hotel was 'burned, together with the furnishings belonging to Landlord Titus. The loss ia 84,000. _______ Jlcnth of .JopK-iill Abbott. MADISOX Ind., March 0.—Capt. Joseph C. Abbott, aged 4-1 years, proprietor of the. Madison and Milton ferry, died in this city 'fuesday. Tired or the Old Mum. MUNCH:, Ind., March 0.—Laura B. Houjrh, aged 20, has brought suit here for divorce from Thomas Hough, aged GO years. Hanmiion 1 . Uo<Jy foun«i. Hn.U England, March C.—A fishing smack Wednesday brought here the body of Anton Baumarj.n. one of the victims of the Elbe disaster. He was formerly manager of the opera house at Prague, and had been engaged by Mr. Walter Damrosch as stage manager for the Wug-nerian opera season in >"ew York. His wife isa native of California. ^ Mikado Sl»n« the Treaty. WASHIXGTOX. March G.—The emperor of Japan has formally executed the ratification of the new treaty with the United States, and the document baa just been forwarded. It is expected to arrive here March 20, and the ceremony of exchanging ratifications will. be held shortly after. Kulned by Card-Slmrpcrn. TSmsilXGHA-V. Ala.. March G.—J. &. Shropshire, ca-shier of the Central railroad in this city, committed suicide. He had lost the company's money to card-sharpers.

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