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Logansport, Indiana
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Friday, March 15, 1895
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XX, LOGANSPORT, INDIANA. FRIDAY MORNING, MARCH 15. 1895. NO- 64. IF IT WEREN'T FOR US WHAT FANCY PRICES YOU WOULD PAY FOR YOUR Dress Goods! We are always hunting for a way to reduce the prices of Merchandise; we are always looking for good things for our customers and this time we have found A TEMPTING MORSEL! A SHOUTING BARGAIN! A BOLD OFFER! IT'S THIS! MUST BEWAEE. Old Glory Will Take No Insults from Spain, Secretary Gresham Cables Minister Taylor at Madrid to File a Protest We have a fine line of. Sheets and Pillow Cases! Made of all the standard sheetings to be found in the market, well made and at our Saturday, Monday, and Tuesday, March 16, 18 and 19. We will sell them at less than the cost of the RAW MATERIAL. Here are a few of the prices. Come and see the goods. CHEAPER THAN THE RAW MATERIAL. __ Pillow Cases. Thin Licks Urn 42x36 ................. 7 .l-2c This Licks Um 42x30 ...................... Oe Lockwood standard bleached 42x36 ....................................... 12 1-2 Pepperell standard bleached Fruit of the Loom staodard bleached 45x3 G Lookwood Standard bleached 45x80 Lookwood standard bleaoked 45x38, fancf hern, 3 in deep Lookwood standard bleached 413x40, double hemstitched and one fancy tuck .................. Lockwood standard bleashed 43x40, 3 fancy tucks and one fancy hem ,'Ji5c Lookwood standard bleached 45x40, 3 fancy tncks and one funoy hem ..'JOc Lockwood standard bleached 40x40, two fancy hems and J fane/ tuck :}~>c Lockwood standard bleached 45x40, two very fancy hems, beautiful stitching and 1 row of beautiful embroidery very handsome 8Sc WASHINGTON, March 14.—This Grin; on American ships bound to and from South Atlantic ports must cease. The Allianca incident must not be re peated. It matters not whether Capt. Grossman was within or without a league's distance from shore. He was in the regular route of vessels passing between the United States and southern ports. It is the recognized thoroughfare and must be respected by Spain as such so far as ships flying the stars and stripes are concerned. A message embracing the sense of the above, by the direction of Secretary Gresham, was Thursday cabled to Minister Taylor at Madrid, He was. instructed to call at once on the minister for foreign affairs and say that the route traversed i>y die Alliauca Is the one followed by the American merchant marine, and that this government believes that American ships traversing that sea path should be permitted to go unchecked. Muni Ho He is further instructed to say that this government expects that ships Hying our ilag will henceforth triiverse thul route unmolested, and that while the Allianca incident is reserved for future and separate adjustment a repetition of such interference with American commerce will be regarded as an unfriendly act. toward the United States. Spain Tuo Free. This action, while prompted, of course, by the Allianca incident, is taken without consideration as to whether Capt. Grossman was in the right or wrong. Spain has for many years boon a bit too free in her dealings with the .American flag and people, a ni! S;:i;reL^ry Gresham is determine'! -Jiul. huiiceforth she must iJViit :', im.-netMis and the stars and Ki.!-i)n:s with iin... very nicest consideration. Not Well Tnlcen. With regard to the statement that the Spanish man-of-war was justified in firing on the Allianca if she was within a marine league of Spanish territory, and especially if passing between ad- jacc7at Spanish islands, which statement is based on this country's position regarding sealing in Bearing- sea, the state department holds that it is not well taken. "liy way of illustration.'' said one of the department secretaries Thursday afternoon, "we are permitted to send our ships through the Sue?, canal, but'' been made here. It is thought" th'at since the Cuban coast is being watched by Spanish naval vessels, one of them fired on a suspicious vesse which did not obey its sig-nals to stop. A DISASTER 42O Rumor That a Spanllh Crulnor, with Souln on Board, 1* Ix»U GEBRALTAE, March 14.—The Spanish cruiser Reina Eepente is reported to have foundered off Tangier, Morocco. All on board, comprising 420 persons, are believed to have perished. Anxiety for the safety of the Reina Regente has grown rapidly. It is feared generally that she went down with her 420 souls in thft storm which swept the southern coast Sunday night and Monday morning. Dispatches from Gibraltar say that pieces of a boat and several semaphore flags belonging to the cruiser came'ashore at Ccuta and Tarifa Wednesday afternoon. The cruiser Isla de Luzon has left Ageciras to search for the missing vessel. A dispatch from Tangiers says that the Reina liegente left that port in bad weather. TArreiKii. March H.— The Spanish legation here announced Thursday morn- ng that they had received no news of ;he missing cruiser Reina Regente. A Spanish man-of-war has just passed lere on h^r way to the straits for the missing ship. CADIZ, Ms.rch H.—A French ship ar- •iving here Thursda}- afternoon re>orts having seen the wreck of a large vessel upon the rocks near Tarifa, which is supposed to be the Spanish cruiser Reina Regentc, BIG HOTEL FIRE. Three Guests Lose Their Lives anc Four More May Die. Terrible Result of Devouring Flames at Parsons, W. Va. — Fatal Blaze in Wisconsin. Pepperell standard unbleached 81x00 42 l-2c Fruit of the Loom full bleached $1x90 53 o Lookwood standard bleached 81x90 53c Lookwood standard bleached 90x93 OOo [ Lookwood .standard bleached | $1x93, with faney :jiueh houi....75c Lookwood standard bleached two 3 incb fancy hems and one fancy tuok 9Sc Lockwood standard bleached 90x99 \-Z, two fancy hems, 3 inches deep with one row of fancy embroidery, very fine only $i,»8 . Each and every one is a bargain. We invite your inspection. Busy Bee Hive, 409-411 Broadway, 306 Fourth St. Spring Suitings, Spring Overcoatings, Spring Trouserings, Novelties all in waiting for you to come and select them. If you are hard to please .our goods and prices will win you. rrDrr THE TAILOR. 310 BROADTV.VV. -this deliberately—"they are not permitted to fish in it.'' WHOM a Statement of l-'actn. NEW YOKE, March 14.—Cap't. Crossman, of the steamer Allianca, which was fired on by a Spanish gunboat near the western'point of Cuba, while on her last trip from Colon, lias received the following letter from the department of stale. Washington: "To CAPT. JAMES CJIOSSMAN, Commander ol the Allluiu'ii: "Sir-1 have received your letter of March •without d:itc, but which reached the department to-day, March 13. which reports the circumstances under which the above named steamship on her homeward voyage from Colon, Colombia, to Now York, off the Nonb Cuban const, or. the Stli inst., was ('.red upon by u Spanish gunboat. "The department desfres to receive from you s statement of fact, la the form of nn affidavit, accompanied, If possible, by a sketch chart showing the course oPthe .Allianen in passing CapeMuysl and the distance of the vessel from the nearest point of the Island of Cuba. "The nfflduvit should be explicit upon these two points. "Awaiting such, I am, sir. -your obedient icrvant, EDWIN F. UHL, Acting Secretary." Hot Taking Order* from Spain. Capt. Grossman said that he would send a chart to the state department showing where the attack occurred. He said he knew his vessel was at least 4 miles off Cape Maysi, which is the easternmost point of Cuba, Capt. Grossman continued: "Th« man-of-war which attacked us was brood off our port quarter. I will say right here, and this is u statement which I have not m»de before, that had the man-of-war •Ignaled us with the international code 1 would have stopped immediately. She raised no tuoh signals, however, Her fire was practically a command, and I am not a man to take orders from anybody except my superiors." Ha« Received No III formation. 'WASHINGTON, March H.—At noon Thursday the Spanish minister, Senor Muruaga, had received no reply from the captain g-eneral of Cuba regarding- the firing upon the American steamer Allianca by a Spanish gunboat on. the 8th inst Senor Muruaga is satisfied that the moment the captain of the g-unboat makes his report to the captain general it will in turn be forwarded to the minister. When this report is received it will be.at once laid before Secretary GreshamJ& order that he may be made acquain||d with the Spanish side of the casf| which will then be carefully investigated. >"ot. Officially Reported »t Havana. NEW YORK, March 14.—A special cable dispatch from Havana signed by the editor of La Lucha, says: Ko official report of the firing- np- on a merchantman flying the American flag 1 by a Spanish war vessel has HURRICANE IN FIJI ISLES. Terrtflc Storms Do Much L):IIU:I|;C-Siiffon hiff Likely to Kpllow. VANCOUVER, B. C., March M.—The steamship Mowora, which has ,-wrived from Chinese ;vnd Japanese ports, brings particulars of the terrific hurricane which swept over the Fiji islands on January (5 and T. Th« buildings in Suva suffered very severely, The Presbyterian church, the Wesleyaii church, the native •Polynesian church and the Church of England were entirely destroyed. Other church edifices were unroofed and tlie custom house, bonded store and many small stores a.nd dwellings were wrecked. The coeoanut and banana plantations are totally ruined. Jt will take fully fivo years for the plantations to recover from the effects of the terrible storm, ft was the most serious hurricane that has visited the Fijis for years. There will be a great scarcity of food among- the natives owing- to their food plantations having- been destroyed. A few lives, were lost. BROKEN NECK MENDED. Mr, Urciinan, ot Brooklyn, Will Not Weni Bin Ili'Hil in H SlinK, liitlior. NEW YORK. March H.—John J. .Brennan. of Urooklyn. has been discharged a well man from the Homeopathic hospital -after an experience such as no other man ever had. July x'O last lie fell backward down a long: flight ol stairs and broke his nock. He was .taken to the hospital and for ninety days he remained in one position, be- iny drawn to fall length by means'ol weights being attached to head and feet. The bonu finally mended, atod he bug-Jin recovering. He fell oft in weight from 10$ to 130. but has now recovered to iSfi. He will not be com polled to wear his head in a sling-, as others do who have recovered from broken neck. AU trace of paralysis has left. R«v. l)r. Dale Oeuil. riOrtuo.v. March H.—-Rev. Dr. Dale, the well-known Consrreg-ationalist clergyman, is dead. He was born in London in 1S29. For seven years he edited the Congregationalist and was the author of a large number of re- lig-ious works. In 1877 he delivered at Yale college a series of lectures on preaching, being the first Englishman appointed to the Lyman Beecher lectureship, and in the same year he received from Yale the degree of D. D. ' PARSONS, \V. Va., March 14.—A fatal hotel fire in which tlixee persons lost their lives and four more burned occurred at Mackeysville, 0 miles north of here at 1 o'clock Wednesday morning. The dead are: Squire Corley, Eugene Sisson and Homer Collett. The following were severely and probably fatally burned: J. K. Williams, James Junkins, Jacob Confer and William Wilson. Tho scene of what came near bring a wholesale holocaust was I. D. Juuk- ins' hotel. The fire started in the lobby and is supposed to have originated from a defective flue. The flames spread so rapidly that the g-uests had •scarcely any time to escape. The watchman was awakened by the smoke •ind fire and made haste as best he could to give the alarm. Fifteen of the guests managed to reach tlie windows and then jumped to the ground. receiving but slight injuries. The three men burned to death probably never awoke, or. if tliev did. were immediately suffocated. The tiro caused most intense excitement, and the sad affair has cast a great gloom over the community, as those burned to death and the persons badly injured were all well-known citizens. Tho loss will reach S-'J,000; no insurance. A F»t»l I.unj). • KESIIK.VA. \Vis.. March 14.—The Indian hotel, on the Menomince Indian reservation. 10 miles nort of here, kept by -Michael Danpre. was burned with aJl its eont.xnts Tuesday night. Mrs. J)uuprc and her mother. Mrs. Charlotte Drisbois, were in the upper rooms and both jumped from the windows. Mrs. Drisbois WHS killed by tlie full and Mrs. Dnupre badly injured. Death at A Fin, la Wyoming. LARAMIU. Wyo.. March 14.-r-0ne of the most disastrous fires in the historv of this city broke out at midnight. The immense building of the Trabing- Commercial company, with a large stock of goods, is completely destroyed. The loss will probably reach SJ50,000. There is about SiiO.OOO insurance. J. S. and A. M. Watkins' store adjoining- the Trabing building was crushed like an eg-g by the .falling ; walls, audvthe-stock-is buried under the ruins. Four men were injured, .lames Foster is dead, and George Cordiner. a university student who was buried with others under a falling wall, cannot live. OVER THE STATE. Newa Briefly Told from Various Towns In Indiana. Restrictive Kulpa Adopted. TEKRE HAOTK, Ind., March H.—The trustees of the state normal school issued a. circular announcing- that oil account of the failure of the general aa- sembly to make adequate provisions for its wants they would be compelled to establish the following restrictive rules for the admission of stu.,\ .::.•»: All students heretofore ectciiM who have credits araountiui; to not less than one full term's work on the course. Graduates of commissioned hl(fli schools or Hie state. Persons holding oae or more three year*' county licenses to tench in Imli.inn. Persons holding one or more two years* county licenses to leach In Indiana. No nuw students will be received in the coming term who are not bona iMo residents of Indiana. Sfvk to Abduct Two WltiirrisoH. AXDKKSOX, Ind., March H. —An at mpt was made to abduct the two Uulion boys from the poor farm, where hey :u-o being- guarded nig-ht and day. They and Mrs. liolton, their mother, who is now confined in St. John's hos- >ital, and is dying of consumption, are the state's only witnesses to convict org-e Hires of the murder of William' •'oust, at 131 wood lust Only. Ephriam ml George Cruil and AYilliam Cox arc leld as being accessories to the deed. iUrniniuk'tl Tribute.. -"re PORTLAND, ind.. March H.—A man VS!-c<l as a cowboy rode into the vil: lagv of Lynn Cirove, Adams eountyT demanded tribmc at tlie stores. and HORSES HAVE SMALLPOX. I'rmctlcmlly "Won. PITTSBURGH. Pa., March 14.—The strike of the miners of the Pittsburgh district was but one week old Thursday and nearly two-thirds of the miners of the district were at work at the union rate—sixty-nine cents per ton. The strikers "consider the fight practically won. but they may yet find some adverse circumstances in the persons of obstinate railroad operators. Teller Take* a Hopeful View. .'WjLSHlXGToy. March 14. — Senator Teller, of Colorado, takes a, hopeful view of the possible action of the proposed international monetary conference. He believes a bimetallic standard will be adopted. He bases his belief on the theory that Germany will fall into line with France, the United States and the other silver-using- states «nd force that result" Alarming Kpldomlc lu Halifax Spreading in Human Belnit*. HALIFAX, N. S., March 14.—An alarming epidemic is raging among the horses in this city and the disease is easily contracted by human beings who come in contact with the infected animals. Veterinarians pronounce the affection equinal smallpox and many of the horses in Halifax are victims. The government veterinary* surgeon has the disease in his right hand. Another man more seriously affected will have to have his arm amputated to prevent blood poisoning, and still another horseman, is believed to be fatally ill as the result of handling diseased horses. The government veterinary surgeon says the disease is atmospheric a.r>d any anima is liable to contract it. Whenever it was refused he opened fire on the storekeepers. Ifanjnmiia Moyer was held up and after being relieved of his money received u. bullet wound in his hip. The village of Domestic was also visited by- the robber. He had not been caught. Hunk Hureljir,; Ar« Driven Off. Four WAVXE. I ml., March H.— Burglars entered the bank of Waltcinath vt Sou at JJoanokt: early Wednesday morning and blew the safe door open with dynamite. The noise of the explosion brought u night watchman and several citizens to the scene and a fierce fight with revolvers ensued. No one was injured. The would-be burglars escaped without securing any booty. Looking for « Uuimway Wife. TKHKE BAUTK, Ind., March J.4.— W. P- Young-, a young married man at Princeton, Ind., is searching for hi.s runaway wife. Mrs. Young eloped •with a married man named Frey a week ago and went, to Evansville, where Young found them. Thu wife promised to return, but instead went away again with Frcy. Pardoned by Gov. HaxUnnx. PITTSBURGH, Pa., March 14.—Frank Garvin, serving a nine-year sentence for the murder of his wife, has been pardoned by Gov. Hastings. Garvin was an artist on a Pittsburgh newspaper, and a boy when he married Cora Redpath last August. On the second day after the wedding she announced that she intended to lead a life -of shame. The young husband was horrified and shot her dead at his feet. rrrecxare 01 cne t;mcoru. ST. JOSEPH, Mjch., March li— • Wreckage of the ill-fated steamer Chicora is heing washed up on the ice at thiis port. The chair which was In the enifine-room has been found together with several timbers from the same part of the boat To U«e Lebel Blflei. PASTS, March 14.—Admiral Besnard, minister of marine, has ordered Lebel rifles for the use of the marines in Madagascar. Laborer* JVInke a Klch Find. NEW YOKE, March H.—While a ganj? of laborers at Kaollwood, the estate of A. i'- Gillender, were excavating for improvements to the property they dug up an old iron potcontaining 250 pieces of gold and silver colonial money, of dates ranging from 1733 to 1770. It is supposed the gold and silver belonged to some uf Washington's soldiers who were encamped near the property during the battle of White Plains. Korn op a Train. CHICAGO. March 14.—On an incoming Erie train Mrs. Lizzie Mohone gave bi:-;h to a girl baby. This is the fifth blr. that has occurred on moving u-. •• iimd trains on the Erie road \viiii.M -'00 miles of Chicago within eight. .:n months, and Conductor Ayers has had charge of the trains on which four of the births have taken place. An Indicted Man Elected. Dn.CTH, Minn., March 14.— A few months a.go Henry Reno, a resident of Industrial, was arrested on a charge of having murdered Christ Lund during a quarrel. Reno was indicted^for manslaughter by the grand jury and released on bail, and at the last election was elected constable by an overwhelming majority. •JL'OrtK ttl* UWII I-llft. LAFAYETTE. Ind., March 14.—John Dunas, aged 75 years, residing 7 miles- southwest of this city, committed suicide by stabbing himself in the wind- pip*. His aged wife is critically ill with pneumonia, and it is supposed this fact prompted Mr. Dunas to end bis life, 511nerN Iluve a Narrow Kucapv, ]JKAZir,. !nd., March 14.—Two miners were seriously injured north of here. While at work they were suddenly buried under twenty tons of slate, the roof giving way. A car kept them from being crushed to a jelly. One o,' them, named Allen, may die. Salt Dvcl<lc<l lu Whiting 1 * l-"av»r. Wi;m.VG. Ind., March 14.—The long-contested incorporation suit between Whiting and Hammond was decided in favor of Whiting. This suit grew out of an attempt of Hammond to qnne.\ the unincorporated town, of Whiting. SpiritiiHllntii to Meet In July. ASUKRSO.V, Ind.. March 14.—July Is has been decided upon by the directors of the Indiana Association of Spiritualists for the state meeting this year. It will be in session four weeks at Chesterfield, their state park. \Vaiit au KJrotrlc Jtoad. LAporiTK. lud.. March J4. — Michigan City capitalists have petitioned the county commissioners for a franchise to build an electric railroad be tween Michigan Cit}- and La Porte, b distance of }•£ miles. Marrleii. ,IKFKKRSOXVIJ,LK. Ind., March 34.—T. T. Lisle and Mittie Downey, an clop- ing coupl t > residing some miles from Litchfield. Ky.. were married here The girl's parents are said to l* wealthy. Charged with Kobbery. FORT WAYXE, Ind.. March 14.—O. K. Anderson, assistant postmaster at Linn Grove, was arrested and brought tc this city on a-charge of being implicated in a robbery of the Linn Grove office. Died Suddenly. Ind., March J4.—Adam Eaffcnsbarger, aged 63. a pioneer and a leader in many of the oarly enterprises in this county, died suddenly 01 heart disease. B. L. Kneff, of Wisconsin, was killec by the fall of a rock near Oaxa^.i, Mexico. Lieath of an Aged PITTSBURGH, Pa.. March 14.—Robert B. Mowrej", M. JD., the oldest and best known physician in western Pennsylvania, died at 1 o'clock Thursday morning of paralysis, aged SI years.

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