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

Logansport, Indiana
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Wednesday, April 1, 1891
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LOGISSPOKT. INDIANA. WEDNESDAY MORNING.AL'RU 1 18:)1 MILLIONAIRES INDICTED. DUNLAP'S Celebrated Hats BOOTH'S FARE WELL The Famous Tragedian Announces His Ketirement, His Health Is Broken and He Will Quit the Boards Forever Next Saturday Night. STIFF and S I L K, BEST M A DE, SPRING STYLES Now on Sale D B W E N T E R, The Hatter. Spring Suiting, Spring Pants, Spring Overcoating The nicest, prettiest patterns ever shown, just received at JOS. S. CRAIG'S. Ladies' Cloth top Shoes And new Low Shoes. Come in. Popular Prices. WALKER & RAUCH, 42O Broadway. TO. A1SAXDON HIS TJIOFESSIOX. Bnooia.Yx. March 31.—Edwin Booth, the eminent tragedian, announces his retirement from the stage after this season. He hiis ordered'' his manager to cancel all dates made for him next year and states that his present engagement at the Brooklyn academy of music, which ends next Saturday, will be his farewell. The season was to extend over EDWIN BOOTH. a period of five or six weeks more and time had been secured for a tonr of twenty-seven weeks next season, more than one-half of which was to have been filled by Mr. Booth individu ally. The sudden death of Lawrence Barrett cut short the present season and Mr. Booth determined to end his career on the stag-e with the present week. It is understood that Mr. Booth will retire to his place in Massachusetts next week. His plans for the future are not matured, but no doubt is expressed in theatrical circles of the great actor's sincere intention of .withdrawing permanently from the stage. He refused to discuss the matter further than to say he has decided to retire for good. His friends say tha'* Mr. Booth's health and spirits have been greatly affected by the death of Barrett and his physicians fear that he may suffer another severe attack of melancholia. He has been extremely taciturn for the past week and some of his performances have been gone through with that moody, abstracted bearing noticeable in his acting a few years ago. The company which Mr. Booth has headed will not be disbanded, it is understood, but under the management of Miss Minna K. Gale, the leading lady, will continue on the road with Miss Gale as the star. Mr. Booth.want- ed to retire at the end of last week's engagement at the Broadway theater, but was prevailed upon by friends to defer his purpose until the conclusion of the New York season. Mr. Booth's health is badly broken. He has been failing for over a year, and even his warmest admirers have been reluctantly Mr. I>(jp c ,v and JII« Fellow Director! Hold Kosponsible for the Tunnel Accident. NEW YORK, March St.—The grand jury has, after a week's investigation into the recent disaster in the Fourth avenue tunnel, indicted the following directors of the New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad Company for misdemeanor: Charles C. Clark, president; E. M. Reed vlco president, Doth of New Yoric city; Wilson G Hunt, E, H. Trowbridge, Now Haven; W. D V. Bishop, ST.. of Bridgeport: Henry C Robert- BOn,Hunforcl; Joseph Park. New York city; HenryS. Lee, Springfield; Chauncev M. Depew, William Rockefeller. New York; Nathaniel Wheeler, Bridgeport, and LevereU S Brain ard, Hartford. The indictment recites that on February 20, while Charles P. Clark was the president and a director of the company, and the above named were directors of the company, they ordered the •use of stoves in the cars of the company against the: law; that on that day in a collision between two trains of the company in the Fourth avenue tunnel, the stoves communicated fire to the cars and caused the death of one or more persons who were passengers on the company's cars. The indictment states that the law distinctly forbids the use of stoves upon railway trains within the boundaries of this state, and that the persons named above are therefore guilty of a misdemeanor. ^The announcement of the indictment did not cause much surprise, because the coroner's jury held the directors responsible for the fatalities of thejcollision on Fe bruary 20. The lowest penalty for the offense for which the officials are indicted is a SI fine and the highest S500 fine and one year's imprisonment in the penitentiary. Warrants for the indicted officials will be issued, but it is probable that the bail bonds given them before the coroner will be accepted and continued. Hundreds of Ladies Atteuding the Fire Sale of the H. B. Claflim . • ' ' ' Stock of Dry Goods at THE GRIP. fll- ?J.H.SHULTZ] iX3^-__ : _ Mi _ „ .WHOOPING,COUGH L-CATARftft ONCE MORE 1 would like to say to you, if you are ' thinking of getting something built for Spring or Summer wear ' Suitings, Trouserings, OP Silk Vestings. Top Coatings Order it now 'tis cone too early, and my stock is "full 'up". ' •"••*- forced to admit that his stag-e work now is not what it used tojfae when he was in his prime. But there were hopes that he might again be fired with ambition, and he probably would be were his iriend Barrett not stricken down. • [Edwin Booth was born November 13,1833, on his father's farm In Maryland. Prom his school days he displayed a taste and aptitude for histrionic effort. While at school it is said Mr. Booth and John S. Clarke inaugurated: an entertainment in which Booth recited from "Richard III.," "Macbeth," "Hamlet" and "Julius Ctesar." Between ;the recitations botli young men blacked up their faces and sung negro melodies. From this arose the story that Mr. Booth •once .sang as the end man in a 'minstrel show. Mr. Booth first appeared professionally as Lord Tresael in "Richard III." September JO, 1849, at a Boston theater. In 1852 lie accompanied his father to California. Soon after his father's death he left the country for Australia where he played Shylock to Laura Keene's Portia In 1881 lie returned to the East and after a number of performances he went to England. On his return he appeared at the Winter garden, of which he was the lessee. In 1889 ho opened Booth's theater, which proved financially disastrous. In 1882 he played In London and in 1833 in Germany. In 1888 he entered Into professional partnership with Lawrence Barrett wifch continued with so much financial- ;and artistic success until Mr. Barrett's recent death.] SUED FOR A BIG SUM. A Prominent Clitcagosin Made Defendant In a Case in Which Damages of U1OO,- 000 Are Sought. CHICAGO, March 31.—Eugene Dunnivant, formerly a newsboy in this city, who a year ago completed a four year term in the penitentiary for theft, has begun a suit for $100,000 against 0. W. Potter, president of the South Chicago Rolling Mill Company. The plaintiff alleges that in order to break up an acquaintance between Dunnivant and Mr. Potter's daughter Mr. Potter and others conspired and secured his conviction, on a false charge. Dunnivant also claims that an editor of a Chicago paper who secured from-him a complete statement of his imprisonment, and his acquaintance with and frendship for. Miss Potter, was paid $15,000 to suppress its publication. , Alarming Mortality at Chicago — Many Deaths Occur at Pittxburgh. CHICAGO, March 31. —There were 200 deaths reported at the health office Monday,, The grip, pneumonia and kindred diseases were the principal causes. It was one of the largest records for a single day the office has ever received. The grip and complications of grip and pneumonia are apparently becoming- more prevalent. From Saturday noon until Monday evening- there were ninety deaths reported from those causes. The finmber of deaths reported Monday was almost one-fourth as large as the entire list of last week, and was just one-fourth of the number of deaths of the week before. CHICAGO, March 31.—One hundred and nine deaths had been reported at the health department of this city up to noon, and 434 since Sunday morning. PITTSBURGH, Pa., • March 31.—The grip scourge in this city is still holding on "with deadly results. . Some seventy- two funerals occurred Sunday and an equal number were postponed until Monday, there being a dearth of hearses and carriages. Many well-known, old citizens are reported dangerously ill. The grip in many cases runs into pneumonia with consequent sudden deaths. WIN-CHESTER, Va., March 31. — A whole family, consisting of Adam Bar- le y, a ged 04; his wife, aged 42; a sister, aged^S; and a daughter, aged 20, have died in the last week after a few days' illness of la grippe, followed by pneumonia. They lived near Stephens City, in fhis county. A Fatal Fall* ST. Louis, March 31.—Capt. William A. Adams, president of the Griffith & Adams Land and Transportation Company^ fell from his bnggy in front of Washington university, on Washington avenue, at 10:30 a. m. He was carried into Dr. O'Reilly's office, where he expired a few minutes later. Mr. Adams was driving slowly, and was seen to fall forward over the dashboard, the rear wheel passing over his breast. Mr. Adams was about 50 years of age, and leaves a widow and three children. Blots in the Ar/ieiitine Republic. " BUENOS AYBES, March 31.—A riot occurred at Moron during the recent elections. Two hundred voters attacked the police and general firing ensued, 'which lasted two hours. °The killed and wounded number twenty. A mutiny occurred on the Chilian man-of-war Pilcomayo while lying- in the harbor here. The mutiny is supposed to have been instigated by Chilian residents of this city. Three sailors were killed and nine were wounded. All became happy and pleased PURCHASERS After becoming aquainted with the immensely Great- offerings which sale will be • • Continued To-Day With the attractions of a Great Liaen Sale. WILER & WISE I WHISTLE FOR ^ D. A. H A U K He has the goods and prices. Best Clock for the money. Best Watch -for the money. Best Spectacle for the money, Best work done for the money. No. 41O Broadway. T&e Jeweler and Optician D. A. HA UK. ChicH£STER'$ ENGLISH. RED CROSS 1 . \ Sure Death To Cockroaches, Rats, Mice, and Bedbugs. FISHER'S LIGHTNING EXTERMINATOR. it Ben Fisher's Drug Store, 311 Fourth St.' , Discovered Another Comet. MOUNT HAMILTON, Cal., March 31.— A small and fairly brig-ht comet was discovered by Prof. E. E. Barnard Sunday night at 8:34. ' Its position was right ascension 1 hour 10 minutes 10 seconds; north declination 44 degrees 4Sf"minutes. The comet is moving- rapidly southward in the direction of the sun at the rate of 1 degree a day. . Death of Eurl GranvIUe. LONDON, March 31.—Earl Granville the'dist'inguished English 'stateSm'au, is dead" -He'was born in 1S15. Two Men Asphyxiated. SAN ANTONIO, Tex., March 31.— George Tezler and A. Roper were found .'dead in their room at the Alamo cement works Monday." They occupied an airtight room used for; storing lime. It adjoined a kiln in which lime was being burned,'' and it. is supposed the men were suffocated by gases escaping- from the kiln.-« ' •• •'„/>'•'••' BurieU Ululbr a JPlood of Molten Iron. TEBKE HAUTE, Ind., March 31.—The blast furnace in the southeastern portion of the city is full of molten iron, which burst about 1 o'clock. Two men -were instantly killed by being swept under the surge of hot iron. Kicked to Death by a. Colt. BLOOJIIKGTOX, 111., March 31.—Monday at Minier a young farmer named Henry Wessel was thrown by a colt he was trying- to break and kicked to Ceath. JOHNSTON BROS. "The Corner Drug Store." Johnston Bros, have removed to the Gor. of 4th and Broadway* (Sti'ecker Building.) A Full and Complete Line of DRUGS ON HAND PRESCRIPTIONS CAREFflLBY COMPOUNDED.

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