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Logansport, Indiana
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Thursday, March 21, 1895
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VOL. XX, MORNING, MARCH 3 1895. NO 68. AS Cheap as the Cheapest As Good as the Best. Our Spring Opening -flND SflLE OF- Spring Capes, Seperate Skirts, Ladies' Suits! —18 NOW IN PROGRESS. fou are invited to view such an array of Pretty Stuff as your eyes j& never sighted before Busy Bee Hive, 409-411 Broadway. 306 Fourth St. 1895 SPRING 1895 We take Pleasure in Announcing the Arrival of Our Spring Suitings! And we feel justly proud ia the success of our untiring efforts which enable us to ; how yot; this season the Latest, Most Stylish, Most Attractive and Exclusive Line of woolens in the citv. Carl W. Keller, Tailor & Draper. 311 Market 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. PIERCE, THE TAILOR. 310 BKOADWAY. For Fine Prating. * * You will find the Journal Job Rooms unsurpassed. LETTER°«Bf\DS INVITATIONS NOTE.«EftD8, PROORflMS, 8T«TEMENTS, OflRDS, ENVELOPES ft SPEClflLTY. You get our figures and^we'll do the-work.Q Do not fail to [call on theJOURNAL[for Job Prating. IN BAD FAVOE. Minister Thurston of. Hawaii-Not Liked- by Secretary Gresham. Rumored That His Recall Has Been Demanded—Charged with Undiplomatic Conduct. WASHINGTON, iMarch ip.f-Jntimationis' have been made in general by well-informed circles for. some days -pustto the effect that Mr. Thnrston. 'the 'Hawaiian minister, has not been altogether persona grata to-the ruling authorities in Washington, b\if so guarded have these sugffftstions been and so reticent are all prominent officials who Have been; spoken to on the subject that, uo' basis, for a public assertion of them -conId be obtained from anj- proper authority. That the relations between thu reprc-. sentafcive of Hawaii and the secretary of state have seamed somewhat strained of late appeared' very evident to those who " have given close attention-to that phase of. the situation; but even this had not ••^Minister murstonstaaas nscs wnn cne new republic. Ho wns one or iha pioneers :icd .1 D3«mber of the commission which cuuie over from the provisional government 10 secure annexation. He nils represented tho new republic 1 since It was flrst established nearly twc years ;iso. He was married nearly a yeur a^c to a younfc lady from sjt. Joseph. Mich., whom ho met under romantic circumstances at Chicago durint; thu world's fuir." Thm-Hton WiU >"[)t Tulk. WASHINGTON-, March 20.—The Hawaiian minister, Mr. Thurston, still declines to discuss the report that Secretary Gresham has asked his government to recall him. He maintains wh;it is officially known as "diplomatic silence" with respect to the matter, and politely but firmly refuses either to deny or ailirm the correctness of thl storv. BLOWN TO ATOMS. MINISTER THUKSTON. taken a shape to warrant a, positive assertion as coming from unquestionable authority that the official presence of Minister Thurston was no longer de- eirable in Washington. No Or1icl»L Announcement, Positive public official utterance on the matter of this government's request for Mr. Thurston's recall is not forthcoming at this moment; but enough is known to justify the assertion that such request has been made and the impression is prevalent that a correspondence between tho department and the minister actuated the demand and hastens a request for its early compliance. While consistent with the reticence maintained at the state department in this matter, no public reference to the causes of the unpleasant character of the relations between government officials and tho minister can be evolved, there are Borne that express the opinion that several very frank and emphatic remarks that have from time to time been dropped by the Hawaiian minister have not been regarded as strictly within the line of a dignified propriety/ and this opinion goes far .in 'placing a reason for the action of the department, From Another Source.- CHICAGO, March 20. — The jS'ews' Washington special says: •'Secretary Greshara bus demanded tho recall ot L. A. Thurston, tao Hawaiian minister nt Washington. At tie same tlma/tie doora of the state department have been 'closed against' tho representative of the new republic and ho has been told that ho must communicate in writing with the premier of'the Cleveland administration, as the latter declines to aeo him in person, . ", "The demand for Minister •Thura.ton'S'i-eealJ iras made February 21. That day Secretary Gresham requested Minister. Willis to formally communicate to the Hawaiian minister of foreign affairs the 'fact 'that Minister Thurston was persona non grata. The communication was sent by mall and has probably reached tho new republic, and the new) regarding Its reception may now be on an American steamer on the way to San Francisco. Mr. Gr«»ham Whit* with Rage. "The New York Herald February 13 contained a Washington dispatch stating that Minister Thurston 'n»d received official advlcet' of the sentences passed upon the alleged con- uplrators in the late insurrection. The names and other Important data were given. Twc d»y» later SeoreUry Gresham seat for Minister Thurston. He tool: Mr. Thurstoc Into his private room and In a white rate accused him of giving official Information to American newspapers before uommunlcating it to the department. Secretary Grosham says the Hawaiian minister admitted that his act had been undiplomatic. Tho entry ol the oocurreaos on the Hate department records states that fact and it is Important, u the records will form tie official history of the occurrence. Will Soy Nothing. ("Minister Thurston declined to say whether he admitted It wu undiplomatic. It was a remarkable admission for him to make If ho did. Old diplomats say that suoh an admission from a diplomat would forever disqualify him for future Bervlce In hli chosen field and cover him with laitlnt disgrace. The records of the *tat« department •how that the Hawaiian minister admitted that he had been ruilty of an undiplomatic act, but declined to comply with. Secretary Gresham's request and put the fact In writing. For this refusal, it Is alleged, his recall has been demanded. "The communication sent to Minister WIUls, on which he is .to base this demand for Minister Thurston's' recall,- recites the fact that Minister Thnrston made these admissions but refused to put them In writing. He was thereupon tdld, so the message to Willis says, that hereafter all his communications must be 'reduced to writing,' which was a polite way of shutting the door In his face. •The next steamer from Honolulu will probably bring the news that the request for Minister Thurston's recall has been received. The Hawaiian government cannot, under diplomat- la usage, refuse to comply with It. bat It ma} enter a protest or even dluolre diplomatic relation*. __ . .. DECLARES FLAG STORY TRUE. OlUclal lloport of Cuptiiin of Spanish Crnixor .lln<l« 1'ublic—Allluncn Suils. HAVANA, March 20.—The reportof the captain of the cruiser CorxU: du Ven:i- dito, which fired on the Allianca March S, off Cape May.si, has been marie public. In bis report the captain says the cruiser was steaming leisurely along within \% mile of land. Tliu captain reasserts that the Allianca, was within the 3 mile limit and was flying the British flag. KKW YOKK, March 20.— The steamship Allianca, which was fired upon by a Spanish gunboat, sailed for Colon Wednesclaj'. A report that she is to carry rifles and munitions of war when she puts to sea was confirmed by the agents of the line. The 'fact of her so doing, they explained, was not at all remarkable nor in any way sensational. The company acts as carriers of arms to the Colombian government on nearly every trip of it* vessels. It is a perfectly legitimate trade and violates no law. Terrific Dynamite Explosion Reported from Ehenish Prussia. Twenty-Five Said to Have Been Killed —Two Men Lose Their Lives in a New York Fire. BRIG. GEN. BADEAU DEAD. Soldier and Statnmnan I'aHneH Suddenly Away at Rldgeirooa, ?i. J. RIDGEIVOOD, N. J., March 20.—Brig-. Gen. Adam Badeau died suddenly in the Herbert house here at 0 o'clock Tuesday nipht. He appeared to be in his usual health and spirits up to the time of his death, which was caused by apoplexy. Gen. Badeau was on the staff of Gen. Grant as, military secretary and afterward served as secretary of the American legation in London. He was aped 64 years. tAdam Badeau wus born in Now York city December 20, 1831. He entered the army and served through the rebellion, part of the time on Gen. Grant's staff. H« retired in 1889 with tho rank of brevet brigadier Roneral He accompanied Gen. Grant on his tour around the 'world in 1878. For two years from May, 1882, ho was con- ••ul general at Havana, but resigned because ho wus not permitted by the United States government to substantiate charges which he made against the administration. Ho has published several books dealing with history and romance.] ; INTERNAL REVENUE. COI.OGXK, March L'O.—A report is in circulation here to the ell'eet that a terrible explosion of dynamite has taken place at Oberwesel on the Rhine. Twcnty-l- Ivt: Forsons Reported Killed. Twenty-five pereons ;ire said to have been killed, two ships nre reported to have been destroyed and many homes are announced to hnve been wrecked by tho explosion. Oburwesel is a town of Rhenish Prussia, about H! miles from CobK'iHx. Its population is estimated to be about, :.\JOO. L:itest reports from the vicinity of the ;>cc'ideJ!t .si}- th.it u church in the villiifre of JSltcn was shattered by the explosion and fiftj- houses collapsed in Emmerich and Keeken. It is non- said that twenty-five persons were killed. Furtlicr Detiills of the A(T:ilr. A.MSTKi:r>AM, March L'O.—A local paper publishes a dispatch saying- that tlic disaster reported from Cologne was the result of the explosion of the ear^o of -10,000 pounds of dynamite on board the ship Elizabeth at Sahvorth, in the district of Dusscldorf, Tuesday even- in^-. ' Axvful Seem; of Destruction. According- to this dispatch thirteen persons were killed and five injured and one went insane. The scene after the explosion is described as beinpf one of terrible destruction. OVER THE SIATE. Nows Briefly Told .from Vlarowi Towns in Indiana. FATAL NEW YORK FIRE. rpr the Eljfht Months of Thin Vi*c»l Year ';.^Keoelpti* Amount'to 8100,632,401. '"WASHINGTON, March 20.—Collections of internal revenue from all sources for the eight months of the current fiscal year, as-compiled by ex-Commissioner Miller;' show the receipts to have aggregated 8100,532,4(3.!, an increase over the eiffht nionths of 189-1 of $5,130,0^. The principal sources of revenue were: • Spirits. $. r )9,095,533, an increase of $4,085,763; tobacco, $19,701,741, an increase of $1,008,099; fermented liquors, JiO.llS.TOS, a. decreaso of $li9.00«;"OlcomarKarioe, $1,108,276. 11 decrease of $£M.1S4, and.miscellaneous, £430,220, an Increase of $343,3M. The receipts for February were 81,701,445 less than for February, 1394. .-Among- the various items there appears one of .511,318 on account of income tax, under .the. .new law. This is the first time any receipts from this source have been reported. MORE TROOPS FOR CUBA. Spnln Determined to SuppreHH the Revolu* tloDary Movement. B-ATAXA, Cuba, March 19.—It is expected that at least 8,000 troops from Spain will reach Cuba before April 1. Two thousand Spanish soldiers will be landed.in.Santiago March 22. One battalion will be stationed in Havana. The government is confident that the •troubles in Santiago will be completely suppressed within a week after the arrival of the troops. A detachment of troops consisting of 319 men, started for Cuba Wednesday morning toT«inforce the government forces in thaV ; isia'nd. WHICH IS RIGHT? Sinking of the Sp»nl*h Battlmblp Rein» Regente Still Dl.pntcd. MADRID, March 20.—El Emparcialo Wednesday morniog says the report that the wreck of the missing cruiser Keina Eegente has been discovered is .-utterly without foundation, and the ;fcorrespondencia tn its morning issue reiterates the assertion that the Eeina '.Kegente was discovered sunk in shallow water at Bajp Aceitunos, adding ! ;that the wreck was just visible lit low tide. . ^ I' Secured a roctponemeot. :. ROTTERDAM, March 20.—A postponement of eight day* was obtained by the Crathie, when the suit for damages, brought by the German Lloyd Steamship company for the loss of the Elbe, came np for trial Wednesday. Death ot Prince W*Idem»r. BEBLJX, March 20.—Prince Waldemar, reigning 1 prince of Lippe (Del- jnold), is dead; aged 71. He kfrres no Issue. Two .11 IMI Lose Tlielr l.lvrn liy the Uiirn- Inp of IL Four-Story Flue Itulldlnc. Xisw YOKK, March 20.—Two men lost their lives in a fire which broke out at 2:43 o'clock Wednesday morning in the four-story flat building 108 WestTwen* ty-fifth street. The dead: John Kurtz, Tons* Ketchum. PurlMhed Wliilu Sitvlujsr Other.. Kurtz was proprietor of the Chimney Corner saloon, Sixth avenue and Twenty-sixth street, and was burned to death while trying to save the members of his family. A Fatal Jump. Ketchum was an insurance agent, and jumped from the third-story window, lie was so badly injured that he died an hour later. Five others who jumped escaped without serious injuries. Kurtz was not at home when the fire broke out, but, arriving shortly after it was discovered, ho proceeded to arouse his family and the other tenants of the building. Narrow KAcnpeti. The last seen of Kurt/, alive he was running up the stairway through the llamcs. Kurtz' family lived on the second floor and escaped, the two younjjest children bcJDg dropped from the window, while. Mrs. Kurtz and her eldest son got out by way of the roof. Kurtz' liocly Recovered. Miss R. Scamp was severely burned. about the neck and shoulder by attempting to descend by a ladder from the third story. She fell, but was caught in a net and escaped' without serious injury. When the fire was extinguished the dead body of Kurtz was found in the hall. The loss, by the fire is about 54,000. ' Die Kallroad Coal Combine. COLUMBUS, O., March 20. — Tapers consolidating the entire coal interests of all the Ohio operators and coal carrying roads were signed Tuesday. This means perfect harmony covering the traffic of 0,000,000 or 7,000,000 tons of coal shipped over seven different railroads, comprising ,a total mileage of 2,250 miles and including every operator to the number of 150, the latter interests employ ing 20,000 miners. Xejjrocs Lynched on Suspicion. BlRuixaiiAH, Ala., March 20.—Many houses and barns have been fired during the last few weeks around Tyler, Dallas county, and recently these crimes have become so frequent and bold as to leave no doubt they were the work of an" organized band of incendiaries. The citizens recently arrested Daniel Dawson, Robert Holman and James Holman, all colored, and lynched them. Gambled VllO.OOO Away. MEMPHIS, Tenn., March 20.—E. L, Harris, member of one of the leading" fninilies of Mississippi, failing to recover money he had lost to Memphis gamblers, has had warrants issued for the arrest of ten local sports, and instituted proceedings in the civil courts for the recovery of his money. In all he has lost 8110,000 in the last two years, ___ fiiotcn InOieceo." XEYT ORLEANS, March 20.—At noon Wednesday the grand jury brought in indictments against thirty-five of th« men who participated in last Tuesday'^ rioting. Some of the indicted parties are already under arrest. Searching for Article* Contraband ot War. LOXDOJT, March 20.—The Pall Mall Gazette Wednesday morning published a dispatch saying that four Japanese warships have arrived at Taku and are searching 1 vessels there for article! contraband of w»r. M'omnn with Hoot* and Weftpona. BRAZIL. Tnd., March 20.—Trusts* Modesitt, ot Porry township, had an exciting experience with a man dressed in female attire. Mr. Modesitt came to this city tind drew money to pay off th« school teachers of this township. On his way home he met a wonum carrying a satchel, who in low I.MV. V * asked him if she could ride with him. Her- notions aroused his suspicions and suddenly he spied a man's foot protruding* ing beneath her dress. As a ruse ho dropped his whip and asked the alleged woman to not out and get it for him. «>he complied, when he drove oil at a breakneck speed. When he reached home he exumined the woman's satchel 1 and found two revolvers and a bowia- knife. 1'lot to Oet Youiiir Hr-tdKr***' Mon«y. TKKRI-: H.U:TK. Ind,, March 20.—Tho- prosecution Tuesday concluded the in- troiluclion of testimony in the.trial of Isaac bridges for the murder of Mrs.. Montgomery. Attorney Ilamill in hii- outline of the defense said it would b«- proved not only did Mrs. Montgomery entrap young Bridges to get tho- money he had inherited, but that her husband was in the conspiracy. Th» husband was in the courtroom. Ilamill saif 1 after the family had robbed the boy, and the woman, who made him. believe she loved him, cast him off, he> became insane and shot her. Chock* Aro Accepted. Ind.,. March' 20.—A ro.i.n registering as F.'Burton has been stopping at the English hotel for some time, and two days ago, when he wa» about to leave, he presented in payment of his bill a check for S20 signed by Nellie R. Baird. As the supposed signer.of the check was known to the hotel people, it was accepted without suspicion, but lattir.it was learned that • Mrs. Baird's name had been forged. Other forged checks passed by Burton for sums ranging from S10 to SSO have been discovered. The number of hi« victims will aggregate niarly 100. Di?nth of \vlllliim Hrnxlon. JxDiASAi'OUfi, Ind., March 20.—William Hcrndon, aged 78, a first cousin to William licrudon, of Springfield, 111.', who was Lincoln's law partner before the war, died a.t his home in thU . city. Herndon, came near being executed for Morgan, the raider. He WM identified just, in time by an old resident of Covington, Ky. Herndon WM , a loj'al union man and was forced to., leave Kentuckv-for-that reason. Homo for Ai:«d Knight*. PLYMOUTH. JmL, March 20.— The, Knights of Pythias of this place have , undertaken- the establishment of a... home for aged and indigent member! of the order in this state. To raise th« ,. money necessary for the success of thl undertaking each, recipient of alettei, requesting a subscription sends a similar letter to three of his friends. Tb.il method is followed through a scries oj.- thir.ty,. w.hen the chain closes. The rrohihltlontHt.. INDLV^-APOLL^ Ind., March 20.— The prohibiti.ou state committee in session here passed a. resolution indorsing the Nicholson temperance a-ct and calling on the members of. the party to assist m enforcing it. It warned members of the party to "rest satisfied with no legislation short of total unconditional- abolishing of traffic in. intoxicating beverages, in every form." a .surprise Co Ills Friends. WABASH, Ind., March 20.— Superintendent M. W. Harrison, of the Wabash city schools, and M.iss Hazel Hammond, of Albany, K. Y., were married in Chicago Saturday evening. The ceremony was performed by a magistrate and. was a surprise to his friends here, who did not know of the affair till the arv rival of himself and bride. rorlunc Teller Sell* bit Wife. V Ind., March 20.—"Joe" Mix, an old roaa who makes a living,by telling fortunes, sold his wife to.. Francis Bodgle-y, an aged resident ot this city. To escape the law Bodgley agrees to take out a marriage license as soon as Mrs. Mix can secure a di-' vorce. Both men seem well pleased. | Reward for Barn-BurBer*. I AXDERSO;.', Ind., March 20.—The directors of the Farmers' Insurance com-j pany hare offered a reward of $400 for] the arrest and conviction of the person) • who fired Isaac Allen's barn. Tbisi»1 one of many recent incendiary fire*/ and the barn-burners are believed, to v be, residents of Madison county. Probable .Harder. A^TDERSoy, Ind., March 20.—J. E.' Taylor shot and perhaps fatally. 1 wounded "Tom" Mannon, a grocer "at Pendleton. Maonon had gone \o 4e- liver goods at Taylor's home, when Taylor appeared and fired, one bullet entering the temple. It is thought Taylor was jealov of Mannon. Ch*rlr« Denb,. Jr., Married, EVAXSTTLLE, Ir,u. March ZO.—Tht wedding of Char' .s Den by. Jr., secretary ot legation a. Peking, China,, an Miss Martha Orr i.^ok place here day Tiight at th;v Walnut Street Presbyterian church, .he pastor, Eer. A. Smith, officiating.

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