Logansport Pharos-Tribune from Logansport, Indiana on April 2, 1891 · Page 1
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Logansport Pharos-Tribune from Logansport, Indiana · Page 1

Logansport, Indiana
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Thursday, April 2, 1891
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VOMYI. LOGMSPOBT, INDIANA, THURSDAY MOENING, APEIL 2, DUNLAFS Celebrated Hats STYLES BEST MADE, SPRING Now on Sale DBWENTBR, The Hatter. Spring Suiting, Spring Pants, Spring Overcoating The nicest, prettiest patterns ever shown, just received at JOS. S. CRAIG'S. TOOK A DEOP. The Price of Sugar Has Been Reduced Considerably. THE EEBELS WIN. The New Law Lowering the Rates of Duty Goes Into Effect—Big Shipments of the Commodity. ladies'Cloth top Shoes And new Low Shoes. Come in. Popular Prices. WALKER & RAUCH. 42O Broadway. GATARR : •— t ^^ —***** t WILL CURE .WHOOPING , COUGH. CIIKAPEK SUGAR. YORK, April 1.—Consumers of sugar will be gratified to know that they,will be able to buy that staple article at about. one and a half cents a pound less to-day than they could Tuesday, and that housekeepers can purchase twenty pounds of granulated sugar for one dollar, or six pounds more for that sum than heretofore. This is the result of the abolition of the tariff reduction on sugar imported from foreign countries, and good authority saj's that no combination of sugar refiners can put up the price more than one-half cent a pound on the outside. The new law provides that from April 1, 1891, and: for a term of years, raw sugar below the grade of No 16 Dutch standard shall come in free of duty. The effect of the bill will be to lower the price of -sugar on an average of about two cents a pound. The sugar producers of this country will be compensated for the loss they may sustain in competing with foreign sugars by a bounty of from, one and one-half to two cents a pound, according to grade, for their product. During the month, of March the gov- rnment allowed the sugar re- Bners to receive raw sugar free in order that they might refine it and accumulate a stock of refined sugar, which they would hold ready for the reduction in rates which went into effect at 12 o'clock Tuesday night. This sugar was refined in bond and was not allowed to go out of the handaof the refiners and wholesale dealers throughout the country. Of course, the re- iners tried to refine for use during March only the amount required in March, inasmuch as any left over, after April 1 could be sold only at the reduced prices, which would entail a severe loss. Hence the retail markets are bare of refined sugar. Now there will be a rush to buy at the reduced prices, and very large sales are expected by the wholesale dealers. CHICAGO, April 1.—At midnight §600,000 was taken out of Uncle Sam's pocket and put into the pockets of importers whose sugar has for some little time been in charge of bonded warehouses. The Chicago custom house officials staid late at their offices last night. Documents were on hand waiting to be signed at the proper time. At midnight the collector affixed his signature, each deputy was given a paper and they started for the eleven b.onded warehouses that had been pressed into service in the, emergency. In-a few minutes the 72,000 barrels. of sugar were released from the payment of duty and the warehouses were alive as they had never been before at such a usually unseasonable hour. 'Teams had been in waiting since early in'the evening, and when, the saccharine art icle .was freed a busy scene followed, the sugar being hauled from warehouses to cars and prepared for delivery in (Siicago and points beyond. While there were 72,000 barrels in bond before midnight, there are more consignments on the way here, and the whole will foot up 100,000 barrels. Merciless War Waged by tb Chilian Revolutionists. Blood Flows in Torrents—Details Several Recent Engagements- Thousands Slain. , IND. getting s ONCEMORE I would like to say to you., if you are thinking of ;omething built for Spring or Summer wear Suitings, I N Trouserings, Or Silk Vestings. Top Coatings Order it now 'tis none too early, and my stock is "full up". James Luillngton Dead. MILWAUKEE, Wis., April 1.—James Ludmgton, "brother of ex-Governor Harrison Ludington, died at the Plankinton house aged 04 years. The deceased had been a helpless invalid for thirteen years from the effects of paralysis. He was • an inmate of the New-ball house at the time-of the destruction of that: hotel with so many lives and was rescued by a policeman. The deceased left a fortune of nearly half a million. Town Lot* Washed Away. ST. JOSEPH, Mo.,,April 1 —The rapid rising- of the Missouri river has' caused several blocks of El wood, Kan., to fall into the stream. Elwood is a suburb of St. Joseph, and every year loses a few blocks of town lots into the rapidly widening Missouri. Government boats are now engaged in repairing the banks in front of that rapidly disappearing town. Burned to Death in His Home. MABTISSVILLE, Ind, April 1.—Incendiaries set.fire to the residence of Robin Hood, of Monroe county, Monday night. When the flames were discovered the family escaped in their night clothes except the husband and father, whohad not heard the cries of his family. When it was discovered that he was still in the house it was too late to save him. ' Death of .Ex-Congressman Grlnnell. MAKSHALI/TOIVN, la., April 1.—Ex- Congressman J. B. Grinnell, founder -oi the town of Grinnell, died Tuesday night after a year's ilJbaess, aged 70 years, of throat and constitutional troubles^ He was one of Iowa's best- known men, having filled a number of official positions in both the state and nation. WASHINGTON, April 1.—Mrs. Senator Faulkner, who has been an invalid for a long time, expired Tuesday morning from congestion of the stomach. She was -a- lady held in high esteem'in all social circles. FOL'OHT I.IKE FIEXDS. NEW YORK. April 1. — A special from Santiago dated February 27 says: During the last ten days President Balmaceda's government has suffered most terrible blows. The insurrectionists are gaining ground every day, and have now complete control of tlv northern provinces — a great source of strength to them and a great injury to the government. The first battle of last week was fought on the pampa of Dolores on the 19th iiist. The government forces numbered 8,000 and the revolutionists had 5,000 men. The revolutionists were defeated, but it is impossible to get any details of the engagement. A large number of soldiers have been sent into the northern provinces to drive out the revolutionists. By far the most memorable days thus far are the 24th, 35th and 26th. On those days blood flowed in torrents at Iquique and Tarapaca. On the 24th inst. the revolutionists began a second bombardment of Iquique. The attack was so sudden that the people had no time to prepare for the murderous fire which was opened on the town. While the government forces were well trained their work did little good, as all their efforts were more than offset by the concerted action of the land • and naval forces of the revolutionists. The encampments of government forces were completely destroyed. In the city almost every house which was left standing after the first bombardment some weeks ago was destroyed utterly. Late in the afternoon a pitched battle occurred between the land forces, in which some 200 were killed. When night drew on hostilities were suspended, but on the following day the fighting was resumed with greater vigor than ever. Three pitched battles were fought during the day. Late in the afternoon the fighting ceased, for there were few government soldiers left who were able to figKti Col. Robles escaped with the fragments of his army to the mountains, pursued by the rebels. The government forces were terribly beaten and at night on the 25th there was left in Iquique a mass of ruins and piles of dead bodies. The town was totally ruined and fully 1,200 people were killed. Just before the |bombardment began the consuls of all governments represented at Iquique protested against the brutality of the revolutionists in commencing a bombardment; without giving at least th< women and children an opportunity o escaping to a place of safety. But by far the bloodiest and mds 1 merciless battle occurred on the 2Cth inst. at Tarapaca. The revolutionists attacked the city and the govern ment forces by sea and by land The firing began. early in the morning and continued for severa hours, destroying 200 people. When the; firing began the inhabitants made a wild rush for the heights back of the town, but they were stopped by the relentless fire from the land forces. Bal- maieda's troops fought like tigers were met by the rebels with equal ferocity. The scenes were frightful. Men fought hand to hand conflicts by themselves. They pursued the defenseless ones into the houses, where many were brutally cut down on both sides. Consecrated ground was not exempt from the ravages of the rebels, for some severe fighting occurred in the. churches; where hundreds of women and children were praying for the safety of their husbands and brothers. Soon after the bombardment began several large buildings were discovered to be on fire. Hundreds of people whohad taken refuge in their homes were driven from them by the flames, only to be shot down when they. sought new places of refuge. The cries and heartrending- scenes between mothers and their children seemed to 'have no effect- on the soldiers except to stimulate them to new outrages, to more devilish actions. The sight of young mothers trying to protect their little ones added to their thirst for blood. It is said that personal rancor entered largely into the battle. Many old feuds were settled forever at the bombardment of Tarapaca. The town is- a total wreck. Every prominent building has been leveled to the ground. The number of dead and wounded cannot, of course, be accurately calculated, but it greatly exceeds 2,000. Many bodies are being taked from buildings and it is believed that many women and children perished in the flames. At Gana another battle has been fought, Col. Huarez, the commander of the government troops, was badly wounded and his troops were defeated. About 250 were killed in this battle. Hundreds of Ladies Attending the Fire Sale of the EL B. Claflin . Stock of Dry Goods at All became happy and pleased P U R C H A S E R S After becoming acquainted with the immensely Great offerings which this sale affords Continued To-Day With the attractions of a Great Liaen Sale. WILER & WISE. Three Months' Failures. YOBK, April 1. — The total num- bei 1 of business failures ,in the United States and Canada for the first quarter of the current year, as reported to Bradstreet's, was 3,401, against 3,326 for the first Quarter of 1890. • s ' I WHISTLE FOR D. A. HA UK 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. The Jeweler and Optician. D. A. HA UK. RED CROSS DIAMOND BRAND- THE ORIGINAL AND GENUINE. The only BkCc, Sure, and rtUablt Pill tor nle. _CR, Mfc Dnigsin for C3iicA«fer'« Englttl Diamond Srant ID Hod and Gold mcullto boxes uosled irlth bine ribbon. T&ko no otber klod. Rffiue Substlnuton* and InUttiM- All pills la putebouM txjxos,plDtwr&ppcn.nrcdlinjKcroiti!>o«nntcrfcltii. AtDrunctrtJ «r 4<r. In BUmpi ftr pirtictilw", teillmooUlB, «nd "JUIIcf for L«dle«,» in fal«r. •--• - '0i00OTc»araontili -VamcA,,,^. CHICHHTER CHEMICAL ~ Sold IPJT aU Loo.1 IlruccliU. 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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