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March 25, 1891

Logansport Pharos-Tribune from Logansport, Indiana · Page 1

Logansport, Indiana
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Wednesday, March 25, 1891
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nw • ^Tl •rV*'* +*<^\ *-%> I ^Ol^tlCli^ LOGMSPOET, INDIANA, WEDNESDAY MORNING/MARCH 2j. 18'Jl ;....,_ SO. 7. 1 . ' DUNLAFS Celebrated Hats S T I F F and S I L K, BEST MADE, SPRING STYLES Now on Sale DBWBNTER, 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 Katter comes it's certainly to think about OVERCOATS .' Where you can get the best, at the best prices. My Stock of Suiti ngs and Trouserings : s par I'xcell- nee FOUK GAM DAYS. Programme for the World's Fair Dedicatory Exercises, October II, 12, 13 and 14 to Be Devoted to Tableaux, Parades, Oratory and Music. EXTENSIVE PLAXS. CHICAGO, March 24.—There will be some novel sights in Chicago October 12, 1S92, if the plans of the world's- fair committee on cei-emomes be carried out. October 12 is the day set apart by congress for dedicating the great building's in Jackson park, and the ceremonies committee has provided for oratory, music, a military review, tableaux illustrating- the life of Columbus from a bo.y to a discoverer, the' landing of the pilgrims, the burning- of Chicago and a civic and industrial parade. There will be fireworks along the lake shore, the booming- of cannons, and there will be present, if the plans be carried out, distinguished foreign potentates and citizens, the president -of the United States and his cabinet, the governors of all the states and other great men of the nation. To curry out these ceremonies the directory has appropriated 81 50,000 and a programme has been prepared by the joint committee on . ceremonies. The programme covers four 1 days, beginning- Tuesday, Oct. 11. It is reported by the committee as follows: The committee decided to invite 10,000 troops, proportioned among tie states and comprising the flower, of the national-guard of the United States, to participate in the dedication cere-, monies. In addition to the national guard the government will order several regiments and batteries to report here at the same time. FIRST DAY. The grand parade ol troops will take place Tuesday through the principal streets of Chi-- cago and will end at Jackson park, where tbe encampment will be held. Tuesday evening it is proposed to give a se-- ries of tableaux representing salient historical facts in the life of Columbus, of which tfle Jol- lowlnj; is a brief description: 1. Columbus as a boy, in his humble come in Genoa. 2. Columbus in Lisbon, awaiting the tardy action or King John II. 3. The dream of Columbus. He has fallen asleep over his work and sees in his dream the fulfillment of his own ambition. The panorama moves, showln™ an unknown ocean; a beautiful tropical land appears; birth of a new empire. 4. Columbus before King John II., who refers him to the council on geographical affairs. 5. Columbus before the council. 6. Columbus at the court o" Ferdioaud and Isabella at Cordova. 7. Columbus before the council at Salamanaca in September, HSfi. representing a room in the convent of St. Stephen's. R. Columbus before the gate of the little convent on the hillwith his young son. 9. Small room in same convent. A painting on the wall representing the world as it was known at the time. Columbus explains to the Iriarhis grand idea. 10. Columbus departs for France. The /nountain of Elvira and Bridge of Pines. Columbus and his mule. Stopped by the queen's courtier, The message irom Heaven. 11. Departure from Palos August 3, 1-J9-J. Three caravel* preparing to sail. 13. Night, scene, time 10 p. m., October 11, M92. The Santa Maria, full-rigged. Columbus and figures of sailors seen upon the deck. A distant light, to which Columbus is directing attention. 13. Landing of Columbus the morning of October 12, 141K. Sun Salvador. Planting the standard of Spain. Tropical scenery. Natives looking- upon tlic sc-cne with fear and awe. 14. The court of Barcelona. Ferdinand and Isabella give a royal welcome to the great discoverer, who presents them with a new kingdom. Natives, strange woods, (lowers, etc., from" the new world. SECOXD DAY. Wednesday. October 12, will be the main day of the dedication ceremonies, and will be ushered in by a national salute of forty-eight battery volleys tired by all batteries in attendance. At 10 o'clock a, m. the troops will bo .formed and escort the president of the United States, the diplomatic corps and distinguished foreigners to the main building. Upon the arrival of the president the consolidated bands will play "America." The entrance of the thirteen original states will take place with appropriate ceremonies—banners emblazoned with the coat of arms, the states represented by their governors, uniformed staffs, etc. Then in reasonable rapidity the 'different stales in order of their entrance into the union. The following or a nearly similar programme of txercises will take place: 1. Music, "Star Spangled Banner" or "Hail Columbia," with full chorus and orchestral accompaniment. 2. Prayer. 3. Commemoration ode set to music, with full chorus and orchestral accompaniment. 4. Address and report from director general. 5. Presentation o! buildings by the president of the World's Columbian exposition to the presidentjof the national commission. 6. Cantata arranged expressly for these ceremonies. 7. Buildings presented by the president of tae national commission to the president of the United States. 8. Dedication oration. 9. Hallejuah chorus. 10. National salute of forty-eight battery volleys. Wednesday evening there will probably be a continuation of tableaux representing historical events in American history, from the discovery to the present time, embracing the following scenes: 1. The Mayflower, landing of the pilgrims, the "stern and rock-bound coast," Plymouth Bock. 2. Group of pUirrims making treaty with the Indians, Miles Standlsh, Brewster, Winalow. 3. William Pcnn and his associates; historical tableaux. 4. Signing the declaration of independence; historical characters fully represented. C Washington, Rochambeau and Lafayette In consultation. 6. Surrender of Cornwallis. . • 7. Inauguration of Washington. • 8. -Development — Fulton'a boat,. Cunarder, matches, electrical appliances, railroads and bridges. : , 9. Discovery of gold mining. Camp. 10. "Westward the Star of Empire takes its course.' 1 . 11. War. 13. Emancipation. 13. Peace—Allegory. . 11, 12, and 13 to'lre'arranged in grand transformation acsies. 14. Burning of Chicago; grar.d transformation scene; rebuilding: world's fair. TriIIlD AND I'OtJIlTH DAYS. Thursday there will be a mammoth civic and industrial procession, which will fully illus- ate all departments of Industry. It is expected to arrange floats on platform cars and move them over the cable lines of the city to Jackson park. The evening will be devoted to fireworks .n all the parks and upon the lake along the en. tire front of the city. There will also be a grand dedication hall in the evening. Friday, October M will be the last day of tho :elebration, and all the ceremonies and exercises will take place in Jackson and Washington parks. There will be regimental and brigade, cavalry and artillery driils, illustrating attack and defence o? fortified positions. In the evening there wih be another grand display of fireworks, with many brilliant and orig- .nal set pieces. Grand vocal and instrumental concerts will form a most important portion of the ceremo Dies. Prof. Tomlins is now training a chorus of 1,DOO voices, and will give, with the assistance of the Apollo club, of Chicago, at least two concerts In addition to rendering the choral sevrice during the dedlcaticn ceremonies Wednesday, October 12. 'Upon one day he will also give a children's concert. It is provable that Theodore Thomas will be Invited to take barge of the orchestra and Gilmore or the consolidated band concerts. WRECKED THE BANK. The WuxhiiiKton National of Xtnv York Forced to Suspend Because Its President Loaixrcl Nearly Half of Jts Capitol- on Worthless Securities. J?KW YORK, March 24.—Official an- novmutment was made late Jlonday flit that the Washington national tank at Xo. 1 Broadway would not open its doors to-day. The bank's resources have been loaned out by the president to t\vo friends, and the clis- coverv of its condition was accidentally made!" The bank is net a member of the Clearing- house association, but clears through the Gallatin national bank. Under a rule of the clearinff house which went into effect ,1 anuary 1 the banks clearing in this way must submit their accounts to examination by the clearing- house.' Monday Bank Examiner Hepburn, representing- the clearing 1 house, appeared at the Washington bank to examine its affairs. He soon discovered that its capital was impaired. As soon as this announcement was made President Sherman, who has been in charge of the bank, was prostrated, but recovered sufficiently to inform the directory that he had been too liberal in loaning- money to his friends. The bank had a capital of §300,000 and deposits of 8600,000. Cashier Grainger said that the developments were a surprise to both himself and the directors. None of them had any idea that the president was involved in any irregular, transactions, and lie could say nothing about details of the method by which the funds, were withdrawn. Mr. Tilgimian. a director of the Washing-ton national bank, says the impairment of the capital is in the neighborhood of 8135,000. President Sherman said: "I wish to have it understood that I alone hear the burden of responsibility. It was impossible for me to avoid the overdraft, and after it was made I could do no better than to make it a loan. Permitting a man to open an account by depositing out-of-town drafts and drawing against them was an error of judgment —a very unfortunate error. No one friendly his been benelited by the transaction, nor was there any real attempt to conceal the affairs of my administration of tlie institution from the directors. They were fully informed of the transfer of the overdraft to a loan. Tho other affair I did not mention for one reason only, and that was that I hoped that the man. if his difficulties were not noised abroad, would be able to cover his shortage. "I have shown too much sympathy. A bank officer has no risfSt to have a heart j>r to try to save a man who is in difficulties. Still it is hard to see a worthy man go down without an effort being made to save him." : He admitted that the security? was r.ot first-class Wall street collateral, but he hoped to recover the money in a short time. He did not believe, and does not believe, now, that the account will be lost. But the security he had taken, he said, would not stand the scrutiny of the clearing 'house. This overdraft was between 873,000 and 875,000. , Director Sidell Tiig-hman gave the names of two persons to whom President Sherman gave unsecured loans. One was John S. Silver, formerly a trustee of the' defunct American Loan and Trust Company, the' aggregates of whose drafts were §51,000. Another was Capt. F. S. Norton, who recently sailed across the Atlantic in his life boat and is believed, to be lost. Ten thousand dcftlars was loaned him on the stock of his company, now absolutely worthless. The third man was not named. He owes the bank §42,000. of which only §7,000 is secured. Tilghman speaks very bitterly of the loose way in which the bank's affairs have been conducted, and it is believed that sensational developments are forth-, coming. killed by tlie Cars. ANDERSON, Ind., March 24.—Lizzie Bond, aged 20, while walking along the Cincinnati, Wabash & Michigan railroad, stepped from the track to escape an approaching train. Her clothing was caught by the cars and she was dragged 100 yards, her brains being dashed out against the ties. Refuse to Be Evicted. LONDON, March -M:— One hundred families were evicted from their homes in the Island of Lewis, in the Hebrides, to make a deer preserve. On Monday they took forcible possession of their old farms, and announce that they will resist any attempt to again evict them. Fond du Lac and adjacent counties in Wisconsin are suffering from an epidemic of la- grippe, .and 90. per cent of the adult population is affected. A TEN STRIKE! For the People of Logansport, The Following Telegram Just Received: O NEW YORK, March 23,1891. JOE WlLER, Bee Hive: Bought this day at Claflin Companie'sFire Sale Twenty-Five Cases Dry Goods way under value. SOL WISE. Sale' to take place some time this week. Watch. for day and date in this space. I WHISTLE FOR D. A. HA UK He has the goods and prices. Best Clock for the money. Best WalQh^fo.r_tkejnoney., Best Spectacle for the money. Best work done for the money. No. 41O Broadway. : Tlie Jeweler and Optician. D. A, HA UK. V. A '•$ -I •fr ^ ,;* OxicHESTEii'S ENGLISH, RED CR'oss THEORIGINALANDGENUINE. Tbooul.T Snfe, Sure, ivnd rcUolile Pill tor Bale. ' II™. mk Drucdnt for Cllidialcfl EtulUilt Diamond ISrztld in K«d nod CoM mctallio ! sailed with b5c ribbon. Tnkcno other kind. «c/iu« Sul.lCu!totu ani/m(torton«. WIICH scaled with blue nooon. iuncno PLUUF MIUU. **v«-u UWV..UU.K.IH U i. u .«...m.. w .». Jill ntlls In pimtcboard boxes, plu.k wrappcra. nro donrcrourt eoonterfelt". At Druggtjita.or ICM BP 4<* In Htnraps for particulars, testimonials, and. "ICcUcf for T^»dlfy», M in httet jo',000 Tcfltlroon tula- Sold by all Loca "onMJ Pttper, _ t Druggjus.or ICM BP lttr,jT return M.IJ- W_*t o . 1 r ' * Sure Death To Cockroaches, Rats, Mice, and Bedbugs. FISHER'S LIGHTNING EXTERMINATOR. It Ben Fisher's Drug Store, 311 Fourth St. JOHNSTON BROS. "The Corner Drug Store." * Johnston Bros, have removed to the Cor. of 4th and Broadway, (Strecker Building.) A Full and Complete Line of DRUGS ON HAND ! PRESCRIPTIONS CAREFULLY COMPOUNDED.; ' %

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