Logansport Pharos-Tribune from Logansport, Indiana on November 24, 1897 · Page 21
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Logansport Pharos-Tribune from Logansport, Indiana · Page 21

Logansport, Indiana
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Wednesday, November 24, 1897
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THE LOGANSPORT PHAROS. 23D YEAR. WEDNESDAY JEVBNING, NOVEMBER 24. 1897 NO. 23 The Success Our Upbuilding Sale Was marked by crowds of eager shoppers all last week; we record the largest week's business of the entire year, this shows plainly that when 4 'Your Store" advertises a Special Sale, the public believes it and responds with heavy purchases. The B pecial feature ot onr Upbuilding_Sale for this week will be greatly reduced prices in Our Cloak Annex- We will ofler a lot of Sample Jackets at a very special price, also a large line of Boucle, Kersey, Melton, Covert and Fancy Mixed Jackets, Our stock ot Fnrs, Capes and Collarettes At Special Sale Prices Your attention is called to our Broadway window, which displays the season's latest in Plaids, it's a very novel showing. The above features assures us a very busy week. Wiler &Wise. THE BUSY BEE HIVE. 409 and 411 Broadway. 306 Fourth St. After Dec. lst.,410 and 412 Wall St. Use Logan Milling Co.'s Flours Patent and Automatic. These Flours arc the Purest and of Highest grade on the Market rriVETHEM FITS. That's what you'll get if I make your clothes. I'm making Fall Suits and Overcoats to order from $16 to $40.00 ~H- Gr. 'Tucker, Tailor, 4tt and Broadway. I have used Piso's Cure for Consumption, and can recommend it above all others for Coughs and Colds. It is seUmg 1 like hot cakes. GUSTAV FALK > Druggist, Winton Place, Ohio, August 31,1897. Annual Oas Rates A RTIFICIAL and Natural Gas Bills are now due and payable at the company's office. Natural Gas Consumers desiring to avail tbemselres of the Annual Rate, commencing November 1st ,can do so by calling at the office and arranging for same. All bills must be paid on or before the 10th of each month. Wiey Gas Co. ==PATENTS== American and Canadian Patents promptly obtained, Patent, Mechanical and Perspective Drawings prepared, Inventions Developed. B B. GORDON- Hammond Case Now an .Issue Between the Officers and the Privates. OTEEE PBISOtfEES TAKE THE CUE Presented by Hammond, and Insubordination In the Guard House Increases—Further Testimony an to the Drafting— The Unruly Caui>e of the Trouble a Witness- Refuses to Reply to Questions Concerning the Intrigue That Brought Him West. Chicago, Nov. 24.—The court-martial of Captain Levering at Fort Sheridan for conduct prejudicial to good order and discipline in the army made good progress yesterday, and it is expected that the defense will begin to put in its side today. The fight will decide several things — whether a. stubborn soldier must be carefully carried to a court when he refuses to walk, and also huw far the officer in charge may go in the way of roughness in dealing with such an insubordinate soldier. So far as Fort Sheridan is concerned the verdict of the court-martial will decide whether the officers or the privates are to be victors in a matter which they have allowed to become a contention between them. One of the Drapgen* Testifies. Private Edward L. \Vaddell was one of the two men who dragged Private Hammond out of his cell ir. the guard house. In answer to the questions of Colonel Hunter Waddell said in part: "As I approached the guard house I heard scuffling infi'lp. Captain Lover tig sooti arrived arid several of us were ordered in to tell. Hammond to come on I the attorney had finished reading the rules, "has there been any concerted action or "outbreak among'- : them?" "No," the witness answered, "but several prisoners 'Save refused to work just as Hammond did." Hammond was the next witness, and Attorney Blair decided to attack his past record, and after the details of the dragging ;w«r-e told he asked Hammend about the alleged trouble with Stephen VHJI Dorsen, of Pentwater, Mich., in which the soldier is said to have shot five times. Hammond steadfastly refused to answer any of the questions. "Do you know a man of the name of Van Dorsen?" asked Blair. "I decline to answer," said the witness. -I fail to see that it affects this case in any manner." "Well," said the attorney, "do you set yourself up as a judge as to what shall or shall not be asked you? Hammond was silent and the members of the court laughed. "Did you fire five shots at Stephen Van Dorsen?" said Attorney Blair. "I won't answer that," said Hammond. The members of the court smiled again and the attorney made no attempt to force an answer, but continued asking questions along the same line. Finally the witness became exasperated, and to every question the attorney asksd he replied: "I don't know that is any of your business." He was then allowed to return to his account of the way he was dragged from the guard house to the summary court, which is an old story. The Pentwater. Mich., story is in brief that Hammond debauched the wife of a man out there and tried to shoot the wronged husband, who does not seem to have had much notion of his own rights or there would be no Hammond case at Fort Sheridan. Hammond's absence without leave this last time was to see the woman in the case—that was his "business at ^icago"—according to the P-entwater sfoTy. Hammond declared that he crodded =ls tiir.es with ana to proa -mm wnn our DayonetS If he did not come. I told the prisoner he would better come out. but Hammond said that we could run him througrn \viih a bayonet, but be would not move. Then Captain Lovcring. the officer of the day. came in with Sergeant Brainerd. and the captain had a rope. Then we tied Hammond and dragged him to the court, being commanded by Captain Loverirg. The captain assaulted the prisoner. He prodded him with a sword, causing a wound in his hand from which blood [lowed, and also kicked him twice." No Charge of Pro anity. Among- other questions put to the witness was one by the judjre advocate tc ascertain whetherLovi-rirg; usid prcfan.: lan.sua.se. Attorney Blair objected to this, as profanity was r.ot included ir the specifications accompanying ; he- charge. The question was withdrawn. An important pcint was brought out by a member of the court. "'Was the prisoner given the privilege cf walking r.t any time while he was I'C-ir.g c.r?s?eo?" he asked. "He was net." was the answer. HAS BRED TXSrnOKT>lN.lTlO?f. Efl'ect of the Incident S<> far ;it tlit i'ort — Hauuuonil on the Mami. Lieutenant Frank Andrews, who has charge of the guard house, tc-stiSed to Hammond's refusal to work wh-?n ordered, and said hehad preferred charges against him. The attorney for Cap;a::i Levering took the witness in hand ar.d asked if, since the Hammond.-e.£:air, there had been trouble with prisoners. Lieutenant Andrews replied that nvo prisoners had given him r.sore trouble since Oct. 9 than he had had for months before. Attorney Bla;r then read paragraph 21 of the orison rules, which provide that in case of mutiny 01 disarder immediate action shall be taken by the officer of the day and force enough shaii be used to restore order and proper control of the prisoners. This he submitted as evidence. T«u «poke ot troobto Tilth roar prt»- ^••£ jtii lift 4ftd*ft «JtaQMl% alter Ing's sword and would bear the marks to his grave. The attorney expressed a desire to see the scars and Hammond bared his legs and exhibited four marks, two on each, to the court. One of the others was on his right hand and a minor one on his shoulder. He also declared that Lovering had kicked him and that the captain had ordered the men dragging him to go "double time," but they could not. _ THE MYSTERY AT OCONOMOWOC. Childr«-n Give Alleged Incriminating Testimony Agrainst Their Mother. Oconomowoc, Wis.. Nov. 24.— The 11- year-old daughter of Mrs. Cornell, by a former marriage, was an important wit- Cess in the coroner's inquest over the remains of the two children of Ernest Cornell, and gave damaging- testimony against her mother and John Lewi.«- She said that Lewis and her mother had. a talk about what to do with the bodies of the dead children, and Lewis had said: "Leav*, them until night" The 9-year- eld son of Mrs. Cornell testified that his mother asked Lewis what they should do with Cornell, to which Lewis answered: "Leave him go till tonight." "VTaukesha, Wis., Xov. 24.— John Lew- Is, the man who is being held on suspicion of having guilty knowledge of the murder of the two Cornell children at Oconombwoc Saturday morning, was brought to this city ar.d will remain here until the inquest i» again taken up next Monday. He protests that he knows nothing about how the tragedy happened and had'uo hand in it. He admitted that for two weeks he had been living at the home of; Cornell, the same relations existing as were stated by Mrs. Cornell ta these dispatches yesterday. He didn't think that she would have told about It. NAVY FOR THE LftKES. Roosevelt's Recommendationsfor the Benefit of the Naval Militia. CGELY PLEASED WITH THE OOEPS. fcnd Cryes That It Be Given Facilities to Perfect Itself in It» Probable Duties. Among Which He Sujtf;e*t» Sub-Mario* Work—Senator Lindsuy on the Currency .Reform Situation—Cuban Junta to Open Headquarters —Sugar Bouuty System. "Washington, Nov. 24.—Assistant Secretary Roosevelt lias submitted to the lecretary of the navy the report of Ldeu- '.entant Gibbons, who has charge of na- i3\ matters. The report speaks in high lerms of the operation of the naval militia and is approved by Roosevelt. Coro- aientir.g on the inspection made by himself Roosevelt says: "I was greatly tWITKD STATES FRIGATE TiNTIO. pleased with the zeal and efficiency |hown by the different organization* which I personally visited (Ohio, Michigan, Illinois and New York), and nolesa with the showing" made by most of the others, as Set forth in the accompany- in? reports. There were two or three concerning which the reports were less favorable. Naval Militia Wants Ship». "The different state organizations are continually asking for old vessels, and the department has finally tried the experiment of sending the Yantic to the lakes for the use of the Michigan militia. The supply o£ these old wooden vessels has now become practically exhausted. The department has tried the experiment of loaning monitors to the different organizations, but the results have not so far been satisfactory, as monitors are poor ships for cruising or for use as barracks. There are three or four of these organizations which, in the event of a sudden emergency, could be utilized at once for manning the smaller national cruisers, but this of course cannot generally be the case with the majority of the organizations. Theodore Plans Out a CHiiipftien. "They must be depended upon primarily as a second line of defense. There, are two very important features which should be attended to by such a second line. One is the placing of mines, the other the establishment of signal stations for coast defense. The department should request that there should be inserted in the provision for the maintenance of the naval militia the words 'submarine mining outfits,' so as to allow of training them for this purpose. The department has also been maturing plans for signal stations for coast defense, and a very slight expenditure of money with the co-operation of the treasury department will put this on a satisfactory basis. The organizations are continually requesting the detail of officers to instruct them, and they can best of all be instructed by actual service on regular war vessels or under the supervision of naval officers and in conjunction with sailors. Would Ketire the Old Michigan. "It is much to be wished that congress will authorize, in the first place, the substitution for the old paddle-wheel steamer Michigan on the lakes of a small modern gunboat—perhaps of the Petrel type—to be devoted largely to cruising with the Jake militia organizations and to overseeing them; and furthermore, to the building of one similar small cruiser on the Pacific and two on the Atlantic, to be used for this same purpose. With these cruisers it would be possible to bring the naval militia organizations to a very high standard of efficiency, and the cruisers themselves, of course, would be available at any moment for any of the regular naval use* in an emergency." BOUNTIES ARE DOUBLE EDGED. to R»i!« Money tor Bellet Sjf Havana, Xcv. 24. — Marshal Blanco, the capiaia general of Cuba, has been authorized by the governmental Madrid U tigB a. credit for SMO.OOO to be d»voted ! to the i«me*ate relief of th« rec<rao«m- Those on Sugar Said to Betuttn to Vex the Countries Using TUem. Washington, Nov. 24.—"There are two sides to the continental system of m-gar bounties which is now attracting so much attention here," said E. E. Berner, a student of the sugar problem, who is now in Washington. "France, for instance, gives its growers of beet sugar a bounty, with the result tiiat sugar Is high in France and very cheap in England. The first result of the government aid in France and Germany was to destroy the sugar refining business in free trade England and to throw thousands of refiners there out of work. But, on the other hand, owing to the Sow price at which England wa» then able to get her sugars, while other countries paid part of the cost, there was in Great Britain a wonderful increase in the business of preserving . fruits, of making confections, candies ! and other good? in which, migar ifl the chief constituent. "Where one man has lost-work through the closing of the refineries six havt | been, able to get employment in the I lines of industry so greatly stimulated, j Not only was there a, gajn here, but ' England has been given a wider market ! for the sale of its sweets and preierves, j being enabled to undersell all other 1 countries. The results show that the • bounty business is a double-edged sword | that may cut against as well as for tke j mation that indulges therein." 1 GOI.I> DEMOCRATS AXD CURBJCKCT. R«yal make* the feed p«n. *JKft* POWDER •OVAL lAKthft POWWR CO., NCW VOM. aay, of Kentucky, who Is one of th«. three gold Democrats in the senate, was asked what policy he and those Democratic senators who agree with him on financial questions would pursue in DOM an effort should be made to secure currency legislation at the approaching session of congreae. He replied "We baM had no conference among ouraelTe*, •ad therefore have not agrwd upon any policy. If the Republicans have auypol- fcy as to a line of action I have not b«B informed what it is. Hence I am n»t 1« a position to answer your question. I' may say, however, that I think the conn- try still wants the currency reformed, and I believe that If the Republican*. Muld agfee among themselves It would" be possible for them to accomplish thla end; but without being in their counsels see some indications that this agreement may be difllcult to secure, ; "If they had given us a different tariff aw the task of securing the necessary- reform would have been a comparatively easy one, for if the country's revenues were equal to its expenditures It -would »ot be so difficult to secure an agreement to repeal the clause of the act of S78 requiring greenbacks when presented to the treasury to be .reissued, and that is all the legislation that would be necessary: for with the necessity for .he reissuance of the greenbacks done away with they would all be redeemed and cancelled in a very short time. IB .ho face, however, of the insufficiency of v he revenues this course would be more difficult and I cannot yet say what, if anything will be done or attempted." AKMOIl PLANT FOB UNCLE SAM. Special Naval Hoiirii Hn-t Plans for » Scheme tn Cost $:!,OOO,OOO. Washington. .Nov. 24.—The special naval board appointed tu examine into the cost of armor making will present to eongress details of a plant which it has designed. It will cost more than 13,000,000 and will .have a capacity of 6,00« tons of armor per annum, whichisabout the combined capacity of the two armor plants now supplying the navy. The processes of manufacture will include .he very latest developments in the art of metallurgy, and while the plans contemplate the manufacture of Harvey- zed nickel steel they wffl- admit of easy adaptation to the new secret Krupp process oT hardening armor by the use of as. The plans are said to be perfect in every detail, and being- drawn under one of"the leading experts of the country the specification? are said to be so well defined that no difficulty is expected to arise in securing straight bids. The board has prepared the form of advertisement calling for bids for erectingthi* plant, as congress desired that informa- :ion. It is the purpo.se to have all of the ris in the secretary's hands by the 1st of next month, and if the advertisement Is promptly sent out it is hoped that within three months at the latest congress will have before,it full information as to the cost of ah armor plant as well as offers from existing plants to sell out to the governrcent- ENGINEER BALKED THE THUGS. Ludsij Think- th« Tariff Bill t» tfee Way of Reform. Nor. J*.—Senator Backed Ili* Train Out of it Hold-Pp Aml<i a Shower of Bullet*. Dallas, Tex., Xov. 24.—A special t» The News from Dublin, Tex., says: Th« regular west-bound train on the Rl» Grande came Into this place at 3:18 p. m. When about th£ee miles west, rounding a curve into" a deep cut, the engineer discovered the track to be abstracted by a pile of rock about three feet high. He reversed his engine and suddenly stopped his train, and In an. instant started, to back to this city. A* the train slowed up four robbers «ur- • rounded it and ordered all hands up. But seeing the train move backward they opened fire on the engineer, wh» had crouched behind the boiler to avoid their bullets- Many shots were fired. but no one was hurt. The men wore nw masks. The passengers showed their appreciation of the engineer's bravery In a substantial manner. The country at the spot selected for the hold-up is rotlgH •with very little ttmbfcr._ Kills His Wife and HlronelC Chicago, Xov. 24.—Frank Keyton, a Bohemian shoemaker, Ia« eight Bh'.: and killed his wife and then blew his own brains out. Jealously. Tuo great many nice thing* for '*" the Table, in the way of fire Dishes, Cups and Saucer*, Knives, ForkB, Spoona, C*r- Ters-'Nap Kings, Etc. See our window at 410 Broadway. D. A. HAUK, Jeweler & Optidaa

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