Logansport Pharos-Tribune from Logansport, Indiana on March 24, 1891 · Page 1
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Logansport Pharos-Tribune from Logansport, Indiana · Page 1

Logansport, Indiana
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Tuesday, March 24, 1891
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She JlaiUj YOL. XVI.. LOGANSPOKT, INDIANA, TUESDAY MORNING. MARCH 24. I M NO. 71. DUNLAFS Celebrated S T I F F and S I L K, BEST MADE, SPRING STYLES Now on Sale DBWBNTBR, The Hatter Spring Suiting, Spring Pants, Spring Overcoating, The nicest, prettiest patterns ever shown; just received at JOS. S, CRAIG'S. WINTER CLOTHING. , Generally when Easier comes it's certainly to thick about fPRINGOVERCOATS . Where you can get the best, at the best prices. My Stock of Suiti ngs and Trouserings /- * ' is par excellence HE FOUGHT HAED. A. Cornered Burglar Battles Desperately with Officers, He Ki'ls One and Wounds Three— His Wife Shot—He Escapes but Is Afterwards Caught. AT CLOSK EANGK. PITT.SIJU.KGH. Pa., March 23.—A desperate shooting affray occurred in a house at Peter's Hun, near McKeesport, at 7 o'clock Saturday night that resulted in the, killing of one detective, the serious wounding of another, and the slight wounding of two policemen and a woman. The shooting is the sequel of a bold burglary that occurred at Homestead. One evening six weeks ago a girl named Laura Hill entered Smith's jewelry store at Homestead, and began pricing various articles of jewelry. While in conversation with this girl three men, who had forced an entrance from the rear, struck, the proprietor down and bound him. The lights were then turned out, and the three,'with the girl, completely cleaned out the store, escaping with some 83,500 in cash and jewelry. The Gilkinson detective' agency was given charge of the case, and' not long after the girl, who is known by several names, was arrested in Harrisburg with a suspicious lot of jewelry on her person. She was brought to the McKeesport jail and by judicious pumping, "peached" on her pals. Acting on her instructions Saturday night Chief Detective Gilkinson. of the Pittsburgh agency, with detective Pat Murphy, and two McKeesport policemen, drove across the river to Peter's Run, reaching'the house of the leader in the robbery, A. G. Budd, alias "Fitzsimmons," at about 7 o'clock. Meanwhile, it is thought the girl H-ill had warned Budd, for when Gilkinson threw open the door Budd stood in the lower room apparently changing his clothes. The moment Budd saw Gilkinson he threw up a revolver and fired, the ball entering Gilkinson's forehead, killing him instantly. Detective Murphy leaped over the prostrate form in the doorwaj r , and, facing Budd, a terrible duel at short range in the smoke-darkened room followed. Budd emptied one revolver, and his wife, who was in the room, ran to his side with another. Murphy, though badly wounded, had also emptied his pistol, and stooping to the dead body of his chief, drew his revolver and renewed the firing. He was firing blindly into the smoke, however, while the burglar centered all of his shots toward the door. Suddenly a woman screamed, and with a curse, Budd planted a bullet into Murphy's breast, who fell back over Gilkinson's body. During the panic that seized the two policemen at this second loss to their ranks Budd threw me clothes over his arm and" escaped. A review of the room showed the place to be a pepperbox of holes, bullets having struck in every conceivable place. Gilkinson was dead; Pat Murphy was shot in the forehead, chin- and breast, though not fatally, while the woman received • a shot in the arm, and the two policemen were slightly wounded by the flying bullets. The woman was taken to jail, while telegrams were sent all over the three states to intercept Budd. Budd was captured in Braddock, near here, at 9 o'clock Sunday night. He feared lynching and had a naked knife concealed in his breast, intending to commit suicide if surrounded by a mob. The city is greatly excited, as his vie- ; tims were well known throughout the ; state. _" __ Klot at an Italian Meeting. TF.OY, N. Y., March 23.—While 150 Italians where holding a meeting Sunday night to protest against the mob's action at New Orleans the building was bombarded with cobble stones by a mob outside. Pistol shots were fired, but no one was injured. The reserve police force dispersed the large crowd which had gathered. Thirty Years for Murder. OQUAWKA, 111., March 23.—In the circuit court William and Barnum Brown were convicted of the murder of their brother-in-law, G. W. Holly, last De- ember, They pleaded self-defense, but were sentenced to thirty years' imprisonment in the penitentiary. Italy Interested In the Fair. ROME, March 23.—The government has not yet replied to the invitation, of the United States through Mr. Porter, ;he American minister here,, to take part in the world's fair to be held in Wcago, but Italians. generally are taking a deep interest in the matter. Decker, the Jockey, Killed. NEW YORK, March 23.—Jockey Decker, who has been one of the foremost landlers of race horses this winter 'at ;he Guttenberg track, was instantly milled Sunday while getting off a'train on the New Haven & Hartford railroad at Westch ester. , , Choice ol Chicago Democrats. CHICAGO,- -March 23.— The democratic city convention on Saturday^enomi- nated Mayor Cregier. A portion of the Harrison delegates bolted, and-placed larter Harrison in nomination' for mayor. WITHIN ODE BORDERS. Interesting Occurrences in Various Parts of Indiana. Touclilng; Soonc In J'riwon. Ind., March 24. — An unusual and touching incident occurred at the female reformatory Saturday. Twenty-five years ago John Adams and family resided in Jennings county, Mrs. Mary Adams bein^ his second wife. For some reason never understood Mrs. Adams poisoned her husband, itnd upon conviction WLLS sentenced to life imprisonment in the reformatory. Emma, a child less than, five years of age, was adopted by a well to do family, and she shortly afterward went with them to Missouri and is now the wife of a pi-osperous business man of St. Louis. The cause of her father's death and her mother's imprisonment were kept f i-om her. and she supposed both were dead. On Friday she returned to Jennings county to attend the funeral of a relative, and when she reached the graveyard she expressed a wish to see the grave of her mother. For the first time she was told that her mother was an inmate of the female prison here. Saturday evening she vis- 'itcd the prison and made herself known to her mother, now bent with age and showing- the effects of her long- confinement. Mrs. Adams saw no resemblance between the tall, well-formed woman before her and the child from whom she had been separated a quarter of a century ago. "0, mother, I'm Emma, your baby girl. Don't you know me?" For a. moment the prisoner stood as one trying- to recall the babyhood of the woman before her. and then with a wild cry she rushed into her anxious daughter's outstretched arms. The superintendent and attendants retired and left the long separated mother and daughter alone. "What passed between them is unknown, but several hours later the daughter entered .the governor's parlors with faltering steps, and in tones tremulous with emotion pleaded for the pardon of her mother. The executive was deeply moved by the story, and drew up and signed a pardon in. the daughter's presence. A messenger was dispatched with the daughter to the prison and Mrs. Adams was free. The governor and the prison officials refuse to make known the name of the St. Louis lady, as her husband is a well-known ,busmess man, and the publication oi his name would' add nothing to -"the' story. _ Notre Damo Field Sports. JfOTUE DAME, Ind., March S4.~- The best series of the spring field sports at the university of Notre Dame will be held on Easter Monday, March 30. The first 100-yard dash will have but two entries — Horace G. Schwartz, of Chicago and William O'Brien, of Minnesota. The race will be decided in two -or three heats, the winner to take the new championship medal, valued at $50. It is expected that O'Brien will make a great record for himself, and that Schwartz, who is in excellent condition, -will break his former record of 11 seconds. _ __ JIusinoHrt Men Orcani/.e. RocKViLr.K. Ind., March 24. — At a largely attended meeting the business men organized an association by the election of E. S. Bmbeek as president and Fred S. Stark as corresponding secretary. The association has a capital stock of 810,000. The object is to push Eockville and Park counties' vast mineral resources, which are not generally known. Jfew Car Sliops for tlantlnjjtnii. HuNTrxGTOX, Ind., March £4 — A large car shop building will be erected by the Giicago & Erie adjoining the machine shops here this season. The bids for the construction of the building have been received by Headmaster Roche. They are all from parties living hers. Some time will elapse before the contract will be awarded. Road House Keeper Murdered, INDIANAPOLIS, Ind., March 24. — Thomas Fleming, proprietor of a north Indianapolis road house, died Saturday, and the death return designated delirium trernens as the cause. It is now ascertained that he was struck on the head the other day with a chair in the hands of a negro, and died as a result of the blt-w. New Summer Kcsort. , Ind., March 24. — A syndicate has been organized for the purpose of purchasing the lands about Lincoln City, Spencer county, Ind., the early home of Abraham Lincoln, including Lincoln's grove and Lincoln lake. It is proposed to erect a large summer hotel there and make it a noted summer resort. Rtpley County Koa.it. COLUMBUS, Ind.,.March 34.—A proposition has been made by Louisville parties to build a north and south .railway through Ripley county, provided the people will vote a two per cent, subsidy ;ax and will give right of way and depot grounds. Madison will be the terminus. JJlair'.'Accepts. WASHINGTON, March 23.—Ex-Senator Blair has accepted the Chinese mission, and has arranged to sail from San. Francisco to the Flowery kingdom on the 1st of May. fle has already received his instructions from the secretary of state. The Greatest Sale On Record will be Inaugurated by us On To-Morrow Morning at 9 O'clock, Sharp. Two Hundred Pieces Genuine KoecUIne Freres French Sateen, Regular Price 35c, Our Price 19 Cents. As usual, first choice will be best. WILER <fe WISE, 315 FOURTH STREET. I WHISTLE FOR D. A. H A U K He. lias the goods and prices.^ Best Clock for the money.,jj -Best Watch for-the money. -1 Best Spectacle for* the "'I • money. Best work done for the 'money. ., No. 41O Broadway, i The Jeweler and Optician. ' D. A. HAUK.1 o«s SH, RED CROSS THE ORIGINAL AND GENUINE. The only SaTo, Sure, and reUvllt Fill for udft. LadleAi auk PnigKlflt for CAJcAwfer'j EngUth Diamond Brand, in Kod and Gold rncta"" boxes Hculcdirttb bluo ribbon.. Tu.be no other kind* Jlefute Substitution* andJmiU „, All pills in puncboard boxes, pink irrapp«rB. iiro dvin:roun conntorfclt*- AtDrnsgiiU,or §**•«• 4c. In fiLampn for partkulurs, tosdmoaWs, and "Keller for L&dfc*," in fotwr, by Pctvrti ifaB^ 10,OOO TcnUrooniali. Wan* Paper, CH1CHESTER CHEMICAL CO.» Mn4l«An 8*Sold by nil Local I>rnxvist§. PlIlLADELPmA, 1 M Sure Deathq To Cockroaches, Rats, } Mice, and Bedbugs. ; ; FISHER'S LIGHTNING EXTERMINATOR. At Ben Fisher's Drug Store, 311 Fourth St. ' \ JOHNSTON BROS. " The Corner Drug Store." Johnston Bros, have removed to the i Cor. of 4th and Broadway; (Strecker Building.) A Full and Complete Line of DRUGS ON HAND PRESCRIPTIONS CAREFULLY COMPOUNDED!

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