Logansport Pharos-Tribune from Logansport, Indiana on March 22, 1891 · Page 1
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Logansport Pharos-Tribune from Logansport, Indiana · Page 1

Logansport, Indiana
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Sunday, March 22, 1891
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' V I7 *"'^"': - VOL. XYL LOGANSPORT, INDIANA, SUNDAY MORNING. MARCH 22. 1891 flO. 70. DUNLAFS Celebrated Hats S I L K BEST MADE, SPRING Now on Sale STYLES DBWBNTBB, The Hatter Spring Suiting, Spring Pants, Spring Overcoating, The nicest,, jrettiest patterns ever shown, just received at JOS. S, CRAIG'S. ffS TJME TOR •/T^^^fg^p ' '^^^ W|£I3/ WINTER CLOTHING. Generally when Easier conies it's certainly to think about SPRING OVERCOATS . Where you can get the best, at the best prices, My Stock of Suitings and Trouserings is par excelltnce MEKETT IS DEAD The Eminent Tragedian Expires in New York City, His Illness of Short Duration—Th Remains to Be Buried in Boston —Sketch of His Career. THE CUBTAIN BUSS DOWN. NEW YORK, March 21. — Lawrence Barrett, the actor, died at 10:45 o'clock Friday night o: heart failure at his apartments in the Windsor hotel. A' the time of his death there were present Mrs. Barrett, Dr. P. F. Chambers, the professional nurse a n c Mr. Barrett's man' ager. It was a quick the celebrated *rtor, from the histrionic boards to the tomb of death; yet so far as the physician was concerned Mr. Barrett's death was not without foreshadowing'. Wednesday evening Dr. P. H. -Chambers was summoned to Mr. Barrett's room. The latter complained to the physician of a cold, and wondered whether it would preclude the possibility of his performing that nig-ht. He insisted upon going to the theater, but as he was taken with a chill he was forced to return home. At 11 o'clock.that night Dr. Chambers was again summoned and found Mr. Barrett with a high fever and a rapid pulse. A thorough examination revealed no pneumonia, which the physician was fearful would prove fatal should it set in. It was Thursday that the first indication of pneumonia manifested itself, and Dr. Chambers, fearing the worst, telegraphed for Mrs. Barrett, who was in Boston. Mrs. Barrett arrived at her husband's bedside Thursday evening. Mr. Barrett's family physician, Dr. Oliver, of Boston, was likewise telegraphed for and arrived Friday morning. The two physicians made a careful examination, and found that pneumonia had developed in the right lung. The patient's temperature Friday morning was 103><, pulse 120, respiration fluctuating between 3-1 and 30. Another consultation was held in the afternoon, there being no change. An appointment was then made between the physicians to meet again, for consultation at 10 o'clock at night. Between the hours of 5 and 10 o'clock Mr. Barrett's temperature had risen to 103, while his pulse had grown perceptibly weaker. At 10 o'clock Drs. Chambers and Oliver went to Mr. Barrett's room. At this time Mr. Barrett was in a comatose condition, from which, however, he was roused and appeared to be entirely conscious of his surroundings. Soon there was an evident failing, and at 10:45 the actor breathed his last. The performance at the Broadway theater had terminated before the news of Mr. Barrett's death was received by members of the company. Mr. Booth had gone to his rooms at the Players club and retired • for the night. But he was aroused and went immediately to the Windsor hotel and consoled Mrs. Ba-r rett. He remained for several hours. It is believed that the whole engagement will be canceled and that Mr. Booth will not be seen on the stage again this season. The funeral of Lawrence Barrett will take place on Monday at 10 o'clock from the Windsor hotel, the remains leaving on the 12 o'clock train for Co hasset Beach near Boston, where they will be interred in the little cemetery at that place where Mr. Barrett's parents are buried.. Rev. Father Thomas E. Sherman will probably officiate at the funeral. As yet it has not been determined who are to be the pallbearers, Mrs. Barrett desiring to have 'as little display as possible. At a meeting of the Players club to-day, it was arranged to close the Broadway theater until next Tuesday. Among- those who called at the Windsor hotel during the morning were Edwin Booth, John W. Mackey and Father Sherman. Letters and telegrams .of sympathy were received from a number of prominent persons. BARRETT'S LJl'E SKETCHED. Lawrence Barrett \vas torn In Paterson, N. J., on April 4,'183S. His father was an Irish, man and his mother u frugal American. His mother did her best to prn,!n for her children a good education. Barrett was sickly and feeble. His health improved attar his family removed to Detroit, while he was quite young. But the family was poor,and he had to seek employment while still a boy. He accordingly became call-boy at the leading theater of the city. He attracted the attention of tlie manager, and in 1853 made Ills, debut in a small part in "The French Spy. "In 1854, then but 16 years old, ho once played Borneo to Julia Dean's Juliet. In 1850 ho made a formal debut In New York at a minor theater as Sir Thomas Clifford in "The'Hunchback." He was then employed at Burton's. In 1859 he waa leading man. at the Howard Athanicum.- Boston. He became a soldier during the war and came out as captain In the Twenty-eighth regiment of Massachusetts volunteers. Mr. Barrett's sturdy ambition has, always characterized him.. Thus he was not altogether successful on his first trip, to Kngland, in 1867, but. like Disraeli in-parliament, he was finally heard. In 1807 he toured in California with John McOulloush. In 1369 he played in Liverpool. In November, 1869, and thereabouts he was the leaning man with Booth.. In 1870 lie was associated with John McCullbughin California, assisting with great credit in the direction or..t1je San Francisco theater. Doa^m- ecr 17.'1*73; He •Scgan the remarkable production oC "Julius Ciesur" at, Booth's theater. The run lasted !03 nights. December 4,1870, Barrett appeared us Kins Lear. October 3, 18S1, he played "Richelieu" at Haverly's Fifth avenue theater. October H, with Edwin Booth, he gave a matinee, "Othello," for the benefit of the suiTerers in the Michigan lire. December 5, J8S1, lie produced Mr. Young's "Pen- dragon" at McVleker's theater, Chicago. September 1-1, 1SS2. he put forward Baker's "Fran- ceaca da. Rimini" at Philadelphia, and gave It In revised rorm at the Star theater, New York, AugU3t27, 1883, July 20, 1SS3, Mr. Barrett's daughter became the wife of Baron Boeder at Stuttgart, Germany, Mr, Barrett beinff then in Europe. He played in England this season and began in August. 1884, his regular tour or this country, February a, 1S85, he produced at . the Star theater "A Blot on the 'Scutcheon.'' He brought out "Hernaui" In Philadelphia about this time and was seen in It at the Star theater February 1 1880. "Eleaul" was his next elaborate production, flrst in Washington December I.'i, The season of 1887 began with the Booth-Barrett combination, and on December 20,1S87, the two aeiors appeared at the Academy of Music, New York, in "Julius Cicsar," Mr. Barrett as Cassius, Mr. Booth as B«utua, Such audiences were never known in the- theaters of the United States as patronized Booth and Barrett throughout the season, the unprecedented success of which is defined by the fact that the profit to the tragedians, above all expenses, was'a little in excess of $603,000, In IbS) the two actors were separated, though Mr. Booth was stilt under Mr. Barrett's manaffnment, playing with Mme. Mod- ieska. In this season Mr. Barrett produced Ganelon" in Chicago and other cities, but was. obliged to abandon his tour before reaching New York on account of his health. He had already been to Germany to llnd a cure for the swelling that appeared on his neck, and two operations were performed In Boston. These seemed qr,lte successful, and ho went to Germany again to recover strength. He returned last, summer to arrange for the present season with Mr. Booth.. Since the beginning of the New York engagement Mr. Barrett has been seen in fourteen plays, sometimes alone, sometimes with Mr. Booth. In the course of his long professional life as a star alone on the professional stage Mr. Barrett had amassed n. large fortune,. which he dispensed with a graceful and judicious hospitality. His house in Fifth avenue, New York, was a favorite trysting- place with the literary and artistic circles of the Empire city. No actor of the American stage stood higher in the esteem of the American public than did Lawrence Barrett at the time of his death, and his loss will be an almost Irreparable one to the American stage. He was a producer of plays and an earnest, indefatigable worlcer for the elevation and good of his chosen profession. Of all the actors of the present or past generations in this country not one has—nay, no half- dozen have—so enriched the world of dramatio Literature. His "Francesca da Rimini," from the pen of George H. Boker; his "Yorick's Love"; his preduction of Miss Mltford's five- act tragedy, "Rienzl"; his beautiful'and poetic creation of Jamie Harebell in "The Man o' Airlie"; his many fine impersonations of Shakespearean characters; his Ganelon in Sir Charles Young's play of that name, and bis latest production in New York of Osear Wilde's "Gtitldo Ferranti," il not all great successes were, at least, productions of nthe highest standard, - _ Indiana DORS Must Be Taxed. INDIANAPOLIS, Ind., March 21.— Atty. Gen. Smith construed the "dog- law" in a lengthy opinion to the state auditoi Friday. The new tax law is ambiguous upon the subject, and the attorney general holds that the law of 1SS3 requiring assessors to list all dog's is still in force and unchanged or affected by the new tax law. lie says that the as' sessors must continue to list the dogs for taxation, and the tax so collected must go into the "dog fund" of the several townships. Uneasy About Consul Pugrli. TEKRE HAUTE, Ind., March 21.—Uneasiness has been felt here by the relatives of Horace C. Pugh, of this city, United States consul to Palermo, Sicily, as to his safety, owing to the reported excitement at that place over the New Orleans affair. Mr. Pugh is there with his wife, the daughter of president W. R. McKeen, of the Vaadalia line. In a cablegram from Palermo Mr. Pugh said ; that he was safe; that there was no longer anything to be feared. Mr. Lemcke in the Dark. 'onis, Ind., March 21.—Ex- State Treasurer Lemcke, who has been offered the position of United States treasurer, is undecided as to his future movements^ It is understood here that Mr. Huston is desirous of withdrawing Kis resignation, and the president will probably permit this to be done. When Mr. Lemcke was asked if he thought he would be the treasurer he replied: "I can't tell definitely till I hear further "rom Washington." County-Scat Wur. CONNELTON, Ind., March 21.—The Perry county county-seat removal war ias broken out afresh. The county commissioners let the contract for juilding a new jail here, the old county-seat. The Tell City people obtained an injunction restraining the tearing down of the old jail, but before the injunction papers could be served the old jail was demolished. Death from Morphine. BRAZIL, Ind., March 81.—Miss Ada Wetz, of .Hadleytown, a suburb, took an overdose of morphine Friday afternoon, with suicidal intent. Her con- Lition was not discovered until late, when medical aid was called, but probably too late. No cause is assigned or her conduct Indiana Fighters Matched. PERU. Ind., March21.—William Pitts, of Peril, colored champion of Indiana, Thomas Dixon, of Shelbyville, lave signed agreement articles to fight or the championship of Indiana, The mill is to occur in or near this city March 27. FasHciigcr Coaches Burned. ANDERSON. Ind.. March 21.—At 5 . 'clock Friday morning- two Big Four passenger coaches caught fire from a amp that exploded and were burned. The loss will reach about 86,000. The caches were standing on a sidirg. The Greatest Sale On Record will be Inaugurated by us On To-Morrow Morning at 9 O'Ciock, Sharp. Two Hundred Pieces Genuine Koechllne Freres French Sateen, Regular Price 35c, Our Price 19 Cents. As usual., first choice" will be best. WILER & WISE, * V . 315 FOURTH STREET. I WHISTLE FOR D. A. H A U K He has the goods and prices. 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