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VOL. XX, LOGANSPORT, INDIANA- SUNDAY MORNING, MARCH 17. 1S95. NO- 66*. IF IT WEREN'T FOR US WHAT FANCY PRICES YOU WOULD PAY FOR YOUR Dry Goods! , We are always hunting for a way to reduce the prices of Merchandise; we are al- v/ays looking for good things for our customers and this time we have found A TEMPTING MORSEL! A SHOUTING BARGAIN! A BOLD OFFER! I IT'S THIS! We have a fine line of [Sheets and Pillow Cases! MORE FAVORABLE. Indications of State of Trade Are Reported Encouraging, Gain, However, Is Slow—A Review of the Business World by Dun and Bradstreet. Made of all the standard sheetings to be Ifcmnd in the market, well made and at our Monday, and Tuesday, March 18 and 19. We will sell them at less than the cost of the KAW MATERIAL. Here are a few of the "prices. Come and see the goods. CHEAPER THAN THE RAW [ATERIAL. IPillow Cases. This Licks Urn -13x30 7 1-2C lis.Licks Uiu-t x30 Oc z* ackwood standard blenched 13x36 Pepporcll standard bleached 45x30.'. Fruit of tho Loom standard blenched tfx'M [jookwood Standard bleached 45x30 joclcvvood standard blc-acked 45x33, fane? lieui, 3 in ducp ackwood stiindurd bleached 45x40, double hemstitched and one fancy tuck Lockwood standard bleached •Wx-tO, 3 fancy tucks and one fancy horn Lookwood standard blenched •l.lx-lO, 2 fancy tucks nod one fancy hem Lockwood standard bleached 40x-IO, two fancy hems and 1 fane/ tuck Lockwood standard bleached •Wx-tO, two very fancy hems, beautiful stitching and 1 row of beautiful embroidery very handsome fHEETS.. 'eppt % rell standard unbleached 81x!)l) 421-2C •uit of the Loom full bleached ; 8txOO 53a Lookwood staudard bleached 81-xOO ->:>e tookwood standard blenched 190x93 Of>e ockwood standard bleached i Slx03, with faney 3 inch heui....7uc Lojkwood standard bleached two 3 inch fancy hems and one fancy tuck 9Sc Lockwood standard 'bleached 00x00 1-2, two fancy hems, 3 inches deep with ouo TOW of fancy embroidery, very fine only •. $1.08-. Each and every one is a bargain. We in- ite your inspection. ' lusy Bee Hive, NEW Voinc, March 1C.—K. G. Dun & Co.'s weekly review of trade sa3's: "Substantially all indications of ihu .stuto ol 'Business aro rather more fnvorable. Farm i.ruilucis area little higher, railroad cumins n sliadu better, clearing liousc exchanges a i .-.mail perucrita^e larKer in comparisoa ulth two years apro ihnn In February, and most ' of the industries sho\v' a somewhat better front, tboush luulr gain is not larK't:- Money markets continue undisturbed, the operations of the syndicate still prevent e.xports of qokl and \vIthdra\vaN from the treasury have of latu practically ceased. There :s not much or.Uiusiasin nbout l!ie situation, howi'visr, because the £am is slou", anO, rusiness Is yet a lont: way fruni what was onco considered a .prosperous condition. Further, the j,"un is in some cases due to obviously temporary causes, and in seine to causes which do not miil;o fov prosperity. Col ton. Wheat, Corn, Kf.c. The higher price ol cotton, which has risen to U OB cents, results from belief that tho ftcre- a>;e this year will be greatly reduced. The (liiiintlty of American now in slxlic In this country awl in K'jropo i.s about •MiXJ.OOO Dales, JOO.GJi) larger than in iSD^, af'.er a crop cxceed- lUKO.Oull.OOO bales, and about as mucli ruoro than half Lho greatest consunjptioa ever kuon-n o* American In a year. '••Wheat has risen I/, cents, bocauso government reports only 75.0JJ.OOO bushels in farm- oiw' hands March 1, though practically nobody in the trade thinks tho estimate correct, and tho accepted estimates arc ubout 00.000.000 bushels higher. Western receipts have again risen above, and exports continue below, lust year's. "Corn bus risen l.ct-nt, following wheat; pork, $].^5 per barrel, and hogs 10 and lard 30 cents per 100 pounds. luiportM uml Export*. "Tho.volume of payments through clearing houses for the week isS.7 per cent, larger than last year, but litl.O per eout. less, than In 1SD3. Imports are ju.st now running a llttlo smaller than !n February, wlilla domestic exports for two weeks from New York show n' decrease compared with last year or 11 per cent. Tli« Iron iiHluHtry. "Prices of iron do not rise and except at Chi- cut'O thoro seems to bo no general increase of dcinund. There Improvement is observed in nearly all parts of the Industry, particularly in materials for agricultural implement works, and at Pittsburgh the demand for structural forms continues large. Bessemer pig Is weaker Ht Pittsburgh, and while the demand for bar Improves, ic fulls suort of the supply. Sheets are active, and also, wire rods, without change in prices. , Tho lMon<*y Murlcot. "Money Is In better demand. The market hardens, us usual, before April I, and much more commercial paper Is ollered, though partly to meet large maturities this .month. The west Is drawing from Its bultmues here and there have boen considerable salos of stocks on foreign account, but not enough to disturb an exchange market otherwise stagnant. Tho Fniluro ICccuril. ''Liabilities thus far reported in failures for tho llrst week of March amount to $I,OS 1.0,12 against $3.«7C "90 last year; in manufactures STSJ.Sslli ugaiast 50~i,570 last year, and in trading 5*97,050 against Si.SM.KIS last year. The llnal returns lor Febru n-y make the .iggregato $11,414.1171 against $IT,S!'j,0"0 laM year. J-'jiil- ures for tho weok have been -00 in the United States against -,'01 !a»t year ami 57 in Canada against 55 lu.-,t year. 1 ' Jlnidstrctit's Vleu 1 . JiraJstreet's says: "There are k'wer new and favorable trade features this week tl:::ii unfuvorablrones, butin mo.-,l. instances thi:y uutwei^'n Llse.lJitU.'r.\viih-h point to a continuance of small volume 0!' business and quiet ilenuinU. Unfavorable weather, which Lu,s served '.u riiock deinauU so many Mceks. routiiiin.'S to inuke Usell' feltsoull: and in many parts of the west. "Ailviofs from those important distributing centers, Chicago and St. Louis, aro conspicuous exceptions this wi_'ckin thattbcyaniiounco 11 continuance o( the rising volume of demand in staple lines ami u steadiness In growth not anticipated. Large distributors of staples at tuo former report increased volumes of business in clothing, millinery, shoes. harJ- wiu-o and other loading linos, with new stocks ordered iu m;uiy Instances, a belter feeling in trade circles and only bettor weather Is required to satisfy dealers. The report rrom St. Louts covers similar giiouncl, WORSE THAN FIRST REPORTED, j Tory Heavy r.o«» of Adanu Express Company by Vandiilia Wreck. TKRHB HAUTE, Ind., March 1C.—It .has developed that the loss caused by the burning of the express car of the Vandalia express, wrecked here Friday, and the charring and melting of currency and gold and silver in the express company's safes may reach nearly half a million of dollars. 'A special through Adams express safe, containing a large amount of money, was iu the express car. In the safe, according to report, was S1GO.OOO in paper money, besides gold and silver of an unknown value. i'he SIGO,000 in paper money is said to have been burned. Besides this a large amount of paper money whose value is unknown on CRAZY DRUNK Awful Rampage of Patrick Nugent at Batavia, N, T. Kills a Constable, Attempts the Lives of Several Others and Then Suicides. - account of the burning- of the messenger's book, was in the regular safe and was consumed. H is known that this amount runs into the thou:sands. An unknown amount of gold and silver w;is run together in this safe also. The gold arid silver can be separated and divided again into the original packages, but the paper is probably a total loss. As far as can be learned the money belonged to in dividiialsand corporations, there being- no government money on tlie train. The loss of this money may amount to at least KOO.OO.O. LI HUNG CHANG'S POWERS H»» Been Infttroctetl to »£oti:itn for • - I'wico on Four Point*. WASIIISOTOX, March 10. —Ollicial advices have been received here stating that the powers of Viceroy Li Hung Chang, the Chinese peace commissioner, are to negotiate upon four points. 1. Tho independence of Korou. 2. A money Indemnity. . 3. Cession of territory, anil 4. The re.idjustmen; or treaty rotations De- tv/een the two countries In regard to commercial relations, extra territorial jurisdiction and other matters previously covered by treaties which nave been terminated l>y the .war. Li Hung Chang's credentials read simply "to negotiate," but he is clothed with full powers for this purpose. The negotiations, as previously stated, will take place at Simonoseki. LO.VDO.V, March ](j.—A dispatch to the Times from Ticn-Tsin says that Hon. John W. Foster accompanied Li Hung Chang on his mission to Japan. LO.VDO.V, JI arch 10.—The Globe publishes a dispatch from Hiroshima which says that fremier Ito and Viscount Mutsu, rainister'of foreign alt'airs, have gone to Simonoseki to meet Li Hung Chang. The prizes captured by the Japanese at Ving-lvow include several gunboats, tu'o steamers, J.OO junks and a. large quantity of munitions of war. SOLDIER BOYS TIRED. Xc'iV Orleans Clerks Afntiil Tlioy Will IAISC- Tlii'h- Positions. BATAVIA. X. Y.. March 1C.—Patrick Nugent shot and killed Constable W. Harvev Johnson Friday evening and attempted to kill several other people, winding up by shooting himself. Nugent had been drinking hard for some time, and his wife, being in delicate health, was removed to her parents' home. Inconsequence, Nugent made repeated threats against his wife's relatives, ami Friday John Neville, a brother of .Mrs. Nugent, went before a justice and made a deposition charging Xugent with drunkenness and disorderly conduct, and ;t warrant i wa.s placed in the hands of Constable i \V. Harvey Juhn.son for Nugent's ar- ' rest. " j liillc<l tho Constable. | Friday evening Officer Johnson, accompanied by John Neville, started for the Nugent house. Leaving Neville behind a knoll about .100 feet from the house, Johnson advanced to tlie door, knocked and was admitted. Then Neville heard a shot fired and a little later \ugeiit ca.me into view, carrying an ax, proceeding toward the Neville home. Neville followed and attacked Nugent as he began to beat in the door with his six, Nugent got the best of the fight and put • his brother-in-law to . flight. ' Then he broke into the house, where were the terrified women and children of the family and two neighboring women. He began a fusillade with two revolvers, shooting Sirs. O'Connor in the neck. His wife and children had hidden, and. failing to find them, Nugent put a revolver to his head and sent a bullet through his brain, falling lifeless upon a bed. HOOSIEE HAPPENINGS. News Briefly Told from Various Towns in Indiana. Txvo Snt» of 'Prison Trustees. , Ind., March 10.—The republican members of the state appointing- board huve appointed the following directors for the state prison north at Michigan City: Henry Van Vorst, Monticellu: E. H. Xe- beker, Marion; R. S. Foster, Tmlian- apolis. The appointments, i; i-. announced, were agreed on la.st ^'•n.-aiiay. On that day Gov. Matthews made out commissions appointing M. D. Young-, Henry A. Root and II. A. Earnhardt directors of the .same prison. The test cnsc for both prisons will be made in connection with the t\vo sets of directors appointed for the prison north. The plan of legal procedure has been left to Attorney General Kelcham. Mollior Tin.Js nrr~ijkuKlitors. MuN-circ, Ind.. March 10.—Theodora istansbnry and Foster Davis, attorneys of Fair mount, Grant county, arrived j here and. with the police, began a search 1'or two litile girls. Edith and Marie, aged S and G years, daughters of V. M. Lottridjve, formerly of Fairmount. A few months .since Lottridg-o and his wife separated and the mother secured custody of the children. Last Friday the father stole them away from home, coming to Muncie, where he left them at a disreputable house in the south part of the city, where they were found. The father has disappeared. Deiiiirtmotit superintendent*. IjfDiAXAi'Oi.is, Jnd.. March JO.— At the meeting of the slate board of agriculture PresidentSankey appointed thefol lowing department superintendents for the state fair: Draught horses and mules, Aaron Jones: cojcli :ind llslit horses, AV. H. Blackstock; speed, M. S. Clay-pool: slicup, John L. Thompson: swiac. John L,. Duvis: cuttle, Robert Mitchell; d;.Ir.v slot-];. C. 13. Ilurrls; poultry. W. \V. Stevens: woman's department, CharlCi Downey; floriculture and horticulture. Jamov E. McDonald; agriculture, Jamas M. McCoy; machinery, W. 13. Holloa; pates. V. K. Offlccri reception and entertainment, W. W. Hamilton. 4O9-4U Broadway. 306 Fourth St. 895 SPRING 1895 We take Pleasure in Announcing the Arrival of >ur Spring- Suiting's! id we feel justly proud ia the success of our untiring forts which enable us to show yoi: this season the |iatest, Most Stylish, Most Attractive and Exclusive I of woolens in the city. Carl W. Keller, 'ailor & Draper. 311 Market St. und in addition states Unit the volume ontrado Is in excess of t!:ut. :u ft lli;e period in ISM, when the volume w.is the lamest on record. Activity among manufacturers of machinery nail.agricultural imp'.oinents lucre Is iilso marked. "At the west and northwest, aside from reported gains at Chicago and St. LO-JI'S, St. Paul alone announces improvement in clothing, hardware, shoos, hats and miiiinary. There Is little animation iitul no other new features In central western, southwestern or northwestern stales. Mercantile collections tiers remain slow and tho weather continues a dumper lo trade." WASIII.N'OTOX, March 10.—A delegation of Cheyenne and A rapa hoe Indians, accompanied by their agent, called upon tho secretary of the iu- terior Saturday to pay their respects. They are the most notable Indians that have visited Washington for some time. Among them are the chiefs who participated in the Custer massacre at the Little Uig Horn, and engaged in many other fights. -Wlman's Ci»s« to lie Appealed. NK«" VOUK, March 1G.—District Attorney JbVllows Saturd:i3- afternoon, when seen about the decision in the Wiman ease, stated that he had decided to take the case- to the court of appeals. Mr. Wimaa is now at Iibertv, he having furnished bail in the sum of $30,000. A Boston Firm FalLi. 130S1-O.V. March 1C,—The firm of Cushman Uros. & Co., manufacturers of window shades. Friday with -rnoucnc ro oe ^uiciuc. VEEDEKSBURG. Ind., March 16.—Ora Shade, 1C years old, died here from poisoning. It is thought to be a case of -Suicide. Ki;w OKI.EAJTS, March 10.—The militia went through the real hardships of police duty Saturday. The morning opened with a drizzling rain, accompanied, by a. "norther, which gradually gr'e\y colder as the diiy progressed. The third and fourth battalions were up bright and early, and by 7:30 o'clock were on the move. When,they reached the uptown wharves they found several hundred negroesawuiting their ii.ppoin-a.nce. The troops were stationed at various places around, the ships and the work of loading' the vessels with cotton was resumed. TLcre is a growing feeling of discontent among the.troops. Thi.-y are beginningtu tire df doing ordinary police duty and niar/.y of them are fearful .thai unless they are relieved from duty tliey will lose their situations. While the merchants are subscribing libei'ally to the fund to support the troops while oa duty, many of them, state that it is impossible for them to get along without their clerks. This discontent has p'iven rise to the talk about bringing some country troops to relieve the citv militia. A fewmomcnts later IPS little daughter crawled from under the bed, picked up the revolver and ran down to her mother, saying: "I guess papa is dead. 1 just heard him groan.'' At Nugent's borne Constable Johnson was found dead. Mrs. O'Connor's wound is not serious. TWO WANTED TO BE CITIZENS. Gov. HAS FULL POWER. ides, went into .insolvency . liabilities of 5150.000. !B:*ron'Fjivn Instructed to St'tl'le tho CIISCB or the Victims of the Color.-tdo 3Fol>. EOMB, March 10.—The United Press correspondent went to the government oiSces Friday to get an oflicial opinion regarding the Italian murders in Wal- senbtirg. Col." . ]>aron Hatic, minister of foreign affairs, has gone to Turin to be present at the baptism of the duke of Genoa's son. Premier Crispi, however, consented to a brief interview. It was impossible, he said, that the Walsenburg incident should have any consequence tending to lessen the excellent relations between Italy and the 'United States. The feeling between' the governments has become more cordial under the entente as to Italian emigration'. "I received' dispatches from "Washington to-day," said the premier, '•which assure me of the government's good intentions. \Ve have ordered liaron; Fava to settle the matter directly -with, the Washington government and ore confident of an amicable and prompt adjustment." yew Petroleum Fields Discovered. MONTREAL, Can., March 10. — Vast fields of petroleum have been, discovered 70 miles north of Fort Saskatchewan, in the northwest territory, and the dominion government has promised to assist in their development ; !U»y fife a Certified Copy. SAX FBAXCISCO, March 1C.—Judge Slack Saturdaj' morning decided to allow the .executors of the estate of ex-Senator Fair to file a certified copy of the will in place of the lost docu- ioo.nt. ~ Mclntyru FInilH Tln'y Hud Talc«n OiH Their hirst l':i))trrs. WASUIXGTOX. March IU.—The secretary of state lias received a telegram from Gov. Mcfnlyre. of Colorado, dated at Denver Saturday, in which the governor says lit lias reliable, and positive information thai- two of the Italians lynched at Walsenberg had taken outUu-h- lirst. nnil probably their second, ei'.ixenship papers. The governor does imt know whether Lanino \vasan American, citizen, but he says it is asserted lliat the two prisoners who are s.-nd to have escaped from tin; n'rst attack of tlie mob had first citizenship papers. The fate of these two is in doubt, as they have not been heard from since their escape. The governor iniorins the secretaiy that he lias directed the district attorney of the section where Walsenberg i.s situated to. lake speedy steps looking to the arrest and conviction of the lynch- ers. SUFFOCATED BY GAS. IlusbiinU ami Wlfi< l'«rii.h In Their Homo •> at Indianapolis. iMDiANJ.roi.is, Ind., March 1C.— George Goldberg and his wife were suffocated by gas early Saturday morning at their home, OS Eddy street. Goldberg, in attempting to escape from the deadly fumes, fell across a stove and was terribly burned. lie sank dowri unconscious and expired. Mrs. Goldberg "did not leave the bed, and was dead when her half-conscious husband arose. »\\-"<;a» Standx the T«-sf. Cr.Kvj;i,AND, 0.. March 10.—A sample of the illuminating gas recently discovered in Xew York, which can be delivered to consumers in cans, has been received and partially tested at the office of the Cleveland Gas Light company. Secretory Beardslej-, of the company, said that the gas burned steadily and gave an excellent lip! The material from which it is made is lime and coal dust welded by electricity into a dark-brown porous substance. The gas is generated "by placing this substance in water. Mimt i;n force iho T-nvr. TKHKR HAUTE, Ind., March 10.—President Pureell, of the United Mino Owners, started to comply with the instructions of the stale convention to demand of all .state authorities that the laws in regard to the size of screens used at tlie mines, against the "pluck me" stores, and requiring a pay-day every two weeks be enforced, lie said that if the authorities would not enforce these laws the miners' organization would prosecute the owners who violate them. The convention re- elecled Pureell. also Sucretary Kennedy. Stoli'n V<?n!iet, itri.iiriivd. ANDKJISOX, Ind.. March ]<;.— The verdict in the six 810,000 damage suits against the Alexander Gas company, which was stolen from Ihu clerk's of- iice at Tiptoa Tuesday, and. being a special verdict, would make it Jieces* sary to retry the case, has been found, or was rather returned to its pigeonhole by those who .stoic it. It gave the plaintiff in tho one test; ease that will bland for all the rest $.'!,:.'uO judgment. UJdii't Kno\v it, Y,'ns JLuiidtMi. RICJI.VO.ND, Ind., March 10.—At Hagerstown Joseph Wellker. nged :.'3, was instantly killed "by a ball from a target riliu in the. hands r.f Thomas Cavalt, aged about ,0. The .story as told by Cavalt is that they were trying to shoot a dog, and. having failed to do so, he, thinking the riile unloaded, playfully leveled it at his companion and pulled the trigger. We'.Jkcr fell dead, shot through the heart. Comlcmuh KlIUuc <>r Ituliauii. DKXVEB, Col. March 1C.—The house of representatives here Saturday condemned the action of the citizens, of Huerf ano crunt.y in the killing of the Italians down there several days ago. and instructed Gor. Mclntyre TO take such action in the matter as he deemed proper. LOXDOX, March 10.—Mr. H. Eider Haggard, the author, has been selected as the conservative member of parliament to represent the constituency of Bast Norfolk. Safe Blown Open. BKOOEX.VX. Maj-ch 16.—The safe in the oil store of. Pepper Bros., 417 De Kalb avenue, was blown open Friday night by burglars and $300 in cash stolen. i Two Couples Klope on Hor*eJ>:iclc. .TEFFKnsoNViLr.K, Ind., March 10.— After riding 27 miles on horseback at night through the rain Thomas Vice and Miss Kate Burgess, John Kden and 'Miss Mary li. Thompson, eloping 1 couples from Mount Sterling, Ky., were married horc-Friddy. Opposition from the parents of the girls caused the ' elopement. They are all members of prominent Kentucky families. Deitell I5oii>jht by O<mlie.n 3lfn. GO.SJIEX, Jnd., March 1C.—JDextell, full brother to tile famous Axtcll, was purchased from the Torre Haute syndicate owning him by'll. 11. Wliitmer and E. E. Drake and will be brought here, lie will be sent for a record the coming season and not placed in the stud until isoo. Will Tent the Law. INDIANAPOLIS, Jnd.. March 1C.—The fire insurance companies doing business in the state, it is announced, will test the one insurance law enacted by the general assembly, the anti-SO per cent, clause act, on the ground that it seeks to make the state auditor a judicial officer. To K*nl«h .S«If>onj*. EOKOMO, Ind.. March 1C.—The Kokomo Pastors' association has called a mass-meeting for next Tuesdaj- evening to inaugurate a movement to banish all the saloons from the state. This they claim they can do under the laws just passed by the legislature. >'cw Supcrintrndout. IJTDIAXAPOIJS. Ind.. March 10.—David . Geeting succeeded Hervej- D. Vooris as superintendent of public instruction. The new superintendent's assistant* are F. A. Cotton, of Xew Castle: Austin Porter, of Washington, and W. D, Jester, of New Albany.

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