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UATLY PHABOS TUESDAY, DT5C.:7, 1897. . T. LOUXILAIS.' JOHN W. BARNES. l^nthata .A Barnew. MDITOK6 AKC PBOPBHTOBS. TERMS OF SUBSCRIPTION — Daily per week, 30 cent*; per month 40 cents; per year »tr1ctly-ln advance) J4.50 The weekly Pharos and the Saturday Pharos, the two formlnfr the Semi-Weekly ~lltion. I1.2& a year, strictly In advance. Entered at the Logansport, lDd.,postoffioe as lecond claw mall manor. SB provided by law. THE Pacific coast does not want McKenna to succeed Stephen J Field as associate justice ot the Supreme court. THE Democratic state central committee is in session at Indianapolis today. Plans for the campaign of 1898 are belocr formulated. THE Springfield Republican attacks the views of Mr. Diogley In regard to the purposes of the new tariff. "Mr. Dlogley avows," says the Bepubllcan, "that the one great purpose of the new tariff Is to restore commodity prices to the point where they began to be reduced by the "degradation ot man," whatever that may mean. This Is equivalent to saying that the chief object ot the new tariff Is to effect a considerable and general repudiation of debts. That would be the way in which the silver Democracy would have effected repudiation—through a rise In prices; for It prices failed to rise under free •liver It would be unobjectionable on the score of honesty. Mr. Dlngley thus appears to be something of a re- pudlator and anarchist himself." THOSE Democrats who are urging that the national banks be given au thorlty to supply the money of the •ountry, should read up the party ilstory on that question. Headed by Jackson, the Democ'atic party fought and defeated the money power. 7 1840 the Democratic party declared In Its national platform: That congress has no power to charter a United States bank; that we believe such an Institution of deadly hostility to the best Interests •four country, dangerous to our Republican Institutions and the liberties of the people, and calculated place the business of the country within the control of a concentrated Money power, and above the laws and the will of the people. The country Is again face to face with the question of giving to the national banks complete control of the money supply. Secretary Gage Insists that tbe banks shall be empowered to issue all the paper money required for transacting the business of the country. Why should paper money, issued by national banks, be safer or better than paper money Issued by the general government, redeemable in coin? PRESIDENT MCKINLEY'S first message to congress puts him in the light •f opposing the best interests of the common people upon nearly every proposition. His rejoicing at the so-called prosperity of the nation shows that he is In close friendship with bankers, for that they are highly prosperous, and were never more so, Is strongly shown In the recent report of Comptroller Ickles. The office holding class, which Is also close to the president, is another prosperous element. In his discussion of the currency problam, the president attempts Talnly to take a middle ground, but when he says that the government is pledged to maintain gold redemption, he favors the gold hoarders and in- iulges in mere assumption. There Is no national obligation that is not payable in coin. His proposition to pile away in the vaults all greenbacks taken In by the government, unless someone will give gold coin tor them, presents a beautiful scheme of contracting the currency! His. advocacy of tbe banks Issuing money to the full value of bonds, and the proposition to reduce the tax on circulation, are clearly for the benefit of the banking class. Poor Cuba Is to be allowed to take care of Itself, .^ow that he and his party are safely ;.n power and holding the offices, whaa was said In favor of liberty and humanity and against further Spanish Intolerence, are forgotten. Hawaii, two thousand miles away, and of Infinitesimal value compared to Cuba, is to be annexed, bringing possibilities cf trouble, foreign complications annd expense that cannot well be calaulatsd in advance. The Dingier Tariff. During the three years the Wilson blU was In operation the deficit was: UK — W3.S05.COO 1896 - ~ - _ _.. 25.«8,«X1 Igj7 ..„_ _™....™....,.._....,..™_ 1S.U62.000 r Total $36,060.000 During the first five months of the Dlngley tariff the deficit has been as follows: July ...,„.-., ___f 11,073,000 Auruit - _.__—. HStoOO September S.2Si,000 October S,sio,ouo Jlovember 8,M3,000 Totftl- -$48,726,000 TbiB ehowi that In five months tbe Deficit under the Dingley law reaches within 140,000,000 of tbe entire de- iolt under tbe Wilson act during tbe three years tbe law remained upon the statute book!!. We heard during the late campaign that there could be no prosperity while there was a deficit. 1 i Jingo Foolishness. If there is to be no var anywhere on ^account of the German-Hainan iaci-. dent, it id not the fault of che corre. spondfcuts of American mrwspapur?; either abroad or at Washington. These rattle braided scribes took pains to seize on every feature the most trivial and dress it in inflammatory garh, sending it thus by telegraph each to his particular newspaper. If these fellows had not already \voru out all the influence they ever possessed with the people, consequences might have been serious, but happily nobody believes much in •what the sf-usatioual correspondents eay; therefore the conger they might have caused Vvas averted. "The cold facts in the Lueders case are these: Erni! Lueders was the sou of a German merchant and a native negro Haitian woman. Lueders claimed to be a German citizen, although he was half negro and was bora in Haiti. In a quarrel he knocked over a cabman and was arrester]. He oug.it to have been. But Haitians do not like foreigners, and Lueders was punished overseverely. Then ho appealed to the German government, and little William, who ought to have been a newspaper correspondent on account of his power of big and violent talk, was said to have proclaimed that he was going to send a warship to blow Haiti off the earth. At this point the correspondents got in some of their best big talkee talkee. They telegraphed their respective journals that our mighty Secretary Sherman had sent a message to Berlin telling little, William not to dare for to touch Haiti or we'd blow him and his contemptible empire off the earth. Monroe doctrine, you know, big Injun, we! Now, if Secretary Sherman, sent any message at all to Germany on the subject, it was couched, as it should have been, in language so polite and friendly that ifc did not wound even the ex- acerbatod sensibilities of William of Germany. The idea of sending a German warship to Haiti was abandoned. If, therefore, Lueders is a German citizen—which remains to be proved—he will have a right to indemnity because his punishment for knocking down a cabman was too harsh, and Haiti will pay, as she should. The United States has nothing to do with the matter. But it gave the newspaper young men at the capitals a grand opportunity to exercise their favorite faculty for making something out of nothing. Great heads! Athletic Sports In America. A genuine revolution has been quietly taking place in the lives and habits of the American people in the last ten years. It is a physical revolution and gives promise of producing a race of men and women with magnificent bodies and nearly or quite perfect health. A proof of the general interest in athletic sports throughout the country is shown in the fact that the newspapers now devote large space to these matters. All apparently like to read of them, from the grave clergyman and lawyer to the grandmother and the boy and girl 8 or 10 years old. Every village has its athletic club and its competitive races and matches. There are games of baseball, football, basket ball, quoit pitching, wrestling, cycling, running, jumping, swimming, rowing, likewise cricket, tennis and golf games without number in almost every hamlet in the country. The Young Men's Christian association has done an admirable work for the physical development of its members with its well equipped gymnasiums and baths. The best feature of this general athletic revival iu America is that women are taking part in it as actively as men. The result is already seen in the tall, splendid, blooming daughters that are seen with proud little mothers a head shorter than themselves. The universal open air athletic culture will in a gen- oration or two make the whole American people tall and well formed, as beautiful as the ancient Greeks. It will be satisfactory at length to learu the actual truth concerning the Armenian massacres when the letters of Rev. Dr. George H. Hep-worth, to the New York Herald begin to arrive. On the one hand correspondents have been writing for several years of the savage massacres and unprovoked of Armenians by Turks. On the other hand there have not-been lacking those who said Armenians were not behind the Turks in cruelty7*tilling Moslems and hatching plots for their extermination. Dr. Hepworth can have no object in representing facts otherwise than exactly as they are, and we shall now probably learn the truth. The ordination of Mrs, Ballington Booth as a minister of the gospel was participated in by several of the most prominent preachers of New York. The lady is now Rev. Maud Ballington Booth and one of the most eloquent religious speakers in this country. She is likewise a beautiful woman. The twentieth century person: will be as much ashamed to confess to physical ailments and diseases as the respectable individual of today -would be to confess himself a thief or drunkard. AUDACIOUS BANK PARTY. t*ary Demands the Right to Dictate Lmwii ] For Its Own Enrichment. ! There is Kmch to encourage the an- Rev. Keith Returns All That Hasj Been Sent Him by the la-^s should be passed concerning bank- Government, ing and currency, because they know best nnder what laws they can make | most money. They have found this en- it) BE A "DEPESDEZST,"! couragement scattered aU along through I the legislative history of the country I -within the last 50 years. Before the rebellion congress was "stood up" and compelled to deliver legislation to enrich manufacturers under one adminis- O f $3.000,000—Ex-Guard at th« i tration and to tighten the chains of Makes a Inflection on the Examiner-. for Finding ••A IVill of a. >Lin jrf'l" UJsaWlitiirs— Novel Xamed Trabae Which Xorthcni Prison Lecturing on Abuses He Says Exist There. Vincennes, Ind., Dec. ~. —Rev. slavery and extend the political power of the slaveholders under other administrations. During the war it was stood tip to T. J, Keith, of this city, has written a letter to the commissioner of Washington absolutely refusing a pen- , . - sion from the government, and has ! ™m«nt bonds to well nigh cover the pensions at j grant principalities of lands to railroad ' - besides loaning them gov- civil war, and has a In insisting- on return- madr full restitution of all the money received by him. amounting in the aggregate to $495.86. Keith was first lieutenant, Company B, Twenty-sixth Indiana regiment, and is no ordinary veteran. He served four years and six months in the splendid record. ing: the money to" the government he I says the pension allowed him was not well based. The letter is dated Yin- ; cennes, Ind.. Nov. 29, addressed to Commissioner of Pensions Evans and is as follows: Had Difficulties of Conscience. "Dear Sir—Inclosed find drafts for $62.80, which I have indorsed to the treasurer of the United States. This completes the rcfunding-of §495.86, which I drew on pension certificate 674,166, first issued to me in April, 1890. I was not satisfied that, under all circumstances, I was justified in drawing the pension, and in November. 1S92, I returned the certificate, and from time to time have returned the money drawn, for which J hold receipts from your predecessors in office. I may add that in January last I was granted a renewal of the abovementioned certificate, under the law of 1S90, but, finding the same difficulties of conscience arise as in the formercase I disposed of the : certificate and refunded the amount of 'first payment,' which was all I drew on the certificate. Declines To Be Called a Dependent. "This leaves me square with the government as regards pensions, in which my experience has been most peculiar. I could not, after long trial, harmonize with honesty the drawing of a pension on disabilities alleged by examining boards to exist. Nor could I. after trial, feel it right to draw a pension on the ground of 'inability to earn a living by manual labor.' when to do so I was nec- esarily classed as a 'dependent' under the act so named. I have held for thirty- years an honorable discharge 'by reason of service no longer required,' and from a service of four years and six months; but I will wait for a pension until the government sees fit to grant me one without disability conditions attached, unless it be disabilities of old age. I have the honor to be your hum- MA opvvnnt THOMAS J. KEITH." I MEN AND WOMEN SEE OUR FELT SLIPPERS. Walker & Raucfr 42O BROADWAY. STAMPED GOODS For the Holidays BROADWAY & PEARL STS Spry's The "Domestic" Office. ble servant. Mr. Keith is pastor church of this city. of a mission BLASTS THE NORTHERN E.v Guard Lecturing "" "'£ Alleged Abuses ;it That 1'eniti'iiiiHry. Ora\vford.?vine, Ind., Dec.7.—Theodore Ammerman, who until recently was a guard at the northern prison, is noiv delivering lectures on the Mic-higan City penitentiary. He is holding forth in all the small towns in western Indiana, and aided by magic lantern views never fails to make an impression. His lecture is a sensational one. reciting startling stories of alleged prison abuses, maltreatment of prisoners and severe punishment for trivial offenses. He declares that the prison, far from proving a corrective institution, makes men by far more brutal and criminal, and turns them loose on the world at the expiration of their terms 100 per cent, more criminal than when they entered the stone walls. Ammerman declares that the legislative committees invariably fail to investigate. He also insists that he 'intends to keep up his lecturing fight on the prison until the existing abuses are corrected. IXTEKEST ON THKUE MILLIONS Goes to the Education of the Children o! the Trabue Family. Kokomo. Ind., Dec. T.— By the deatl- of a bachelor brother the families— o: Marion Trabue and M. Simpson, of thi;- county, and Louise Landon. of Anna Ills., became heirs to $3.000,000. Th. testators, Colonel TV. H. Tribitt. cf Terry, Miss., disappeared from here \vTi- i a boy. He changed his name fro:r Trabue to Tribbitt and was colonel cf r Mississippi regiment during the wai- Death disclused his identity. His will provides that the estate be held in trust for fifty years, the interes' going to educate all the children of to- family of school age during the lift- years' period. All are to be given co!- Jege educations and another sum equa to the school expense to start them ir life, his idea being to educate the beneficiaries before entrusting them with the money. There are thirty-five childrer here to get the immediate benefit. THREE MEN WITH REVOLVERS, Not to Speak of the Man Without, for Hi- Didn't Count. Milford, Ind., Dec. 7.— Xear the village of Leesburg. this county, Gate- Long, 20 years old, was held up by threaten with revolvers. He made no resist ance and was robbed of his pocketboct" containing $25, and was stripped ol aS- his clothing except socks and panta loons. His feet were badly frozen before fcf reached shelter. The fcotpacs art- thought to be the same gang who or the same night broke into Kuben Gris so's restaurant in Leesburg, but the proporietor a-wakened and drove then B,way vrith a revolver. Atore German Oppression in Chm»- Loodon, Dec. 7.— A dispatch to The Daily News from, Shanghai says .a telegram has been received there from Chinan-Fu asserting that 200 Germar marines acd sailors, "with two machine guns, on Friday last entered the city <.' Kiao-Chaa, eighteen miles from ttc bay.and.tookpcssessionof the city -walls and gates. Th<;y were not molested, tbe Chinese troops retreating; as the Ger- myia ad.van.ced> land. It was stood up to enact whatever loan and currency laws would best suit the money lenders of the world and enable them to realize the most millions out of the blood and sweat of the people. It has been stood up to change currency bonds into coin bonds, and then to abolish the silver coin in which they were made payable in the hope that force their payment in gold value. The public debt and the public currency have been the playthings of the hank power until finally avarice has become so inflamed with what it has been fed upon and so arrogant from its success that opposition to further robbery is flippantly denounced as "repudiation." In all these wrongs upon the people the laws passed by congress have been drawn by those who were to be enriched by them. Tariff laws were drawn by the attorneys of the manufacturers; railroad subsidy laws by the attorneys of the railway corporations, and all our laws relating to loans, currency and coinage have been the work of the hands of the skillful attorneys employed by the money dealers who were to be benefited by those laws. The people have had but few lawyers. It is in the light of conditions like these, which have long prevailed, that usury comes forward, naked and tm- ashamed, and demands the right to dictate laws under which it may manufacture money out of paper rags to be used' as "loanable currency," while binding the victims who become their creditors to pay them in gold-, obtainable only from the hard creditor by the surrender of whatever amount of property he chooses to demand for it. Thank God, the present congress is beyond the reach of these conspirators. They may make the house of representatives obey them , in part, but the senate will stand as a ' rock against them. — Cincinnati En <rnirer. Wanted to Do His Duty. The lawyers bad badgered the juror nearly to death wish questions when the judge finally took him in hand. "You say you never heard of this case," said the judge. "Nary a word of it, jedge, till I came into the courtroom," was the reply. "And you -don't know either the plaintiff or the defendant?" "Never see either of 'era afore today.'' "Do you know either of the attorneys?" "Thank heaven, no." "Then I should think you ought to be able to give a fair and impartial hearing to the evidence and render a verdict in accordance with it without fear or favor." "Jedge, as things stand now I Kin do that very same thing, but I'm afeard of what may happen,'' "What can happen that will affect your judgment?'' "Well, jedge," explained the juror, turning to the court somewhat confidentially, "if the lawyers behave themselves, I'll be a cracker jack jnror, but it's my experience in these here cases that one or the other of 'em usually •works in some smart tricks that makes me so hoppin mad all the way through that it warps my jedgment, an then it jest comes, natural for me to watch out for a good chance to give him the worst of it, an I ain't no kind of a juror to sit'in that case. If you'll jest see that the lawyers don't work in any blamed foolishness to rile me, I reckon you'll find I'm about £is good a juror as you'll find anywheres in this coiinty; otherwise I ain't fit to pass jedgment on who owns a slice of apple pie."—Exchange. There are 2,680 Bed Men :in Delaware. The total receipts last year were $21,000, and over $8,000 was expended for sick benefits. Now is the time to provide yourself with a good Sewing Machine at a very low price. My stock include* all the leading makes. My termc are easy, and there is no excuse for being out of a good sewing machine: a tbe house. The old stand 529 Broadway, near 6th R B WHITSRTT Annual Gas Rates A RTIFICIAL and Natural Gas Bills are now due and payable at the company's office. Natural Gas Consumers desiring to avail themselTes of the Annual Rate, commencing December 1st ,can do so by calling at the office and arranging for same. All bills must be paid on or before the 10th of each month. THE ONLYLONJfl. The iPj-ranii* File Cure tiie Onlj File Core Becommendcd br Pbjsi- ciHBS as Being Perfectly Safe. Ko Opium, Cocaine, Siarcotic or Other Poison in it. The Pyramid Pile Cure is probably the only Pile Cure extensively recommended by physicians, because it is so safe, so prompt In the relief afforded and, so far as known theonly positive cure for piles, except a surgical operation. In one year the Pyramid Pile Cure has become the hest known, tbe safest and tbe most extensively sold of any pile cure before the public. Address the Pyramid 'Co., Marshall, Mich, (formerly Albion, Mich.), :f or book on cause and cure of piles, and also hundreds ?of testimonilals from all parts of the United States; full sized package, 50c. If Buffering from any form of piles, eak your druggist for a package of Pyramid Pile Cure and try It tonight. WHY DID SHE'SAY'SriE WAsr Now Here Comes Mrs. Anfrell anil Says She Was Never 'Jay Goulit's Wife. New York, Dec. 7.—The action brought by- Mary Ann Ang-ell against Helen Gould and others to enforce a.n ad- measurement of dower in the estate of the late Jay Gould, was yesterday dismissed by a jury in the supreme court. A short time ago application was made by the plaintiff to discontinue the case but the court denied the motion and ordered the case put on the jury calendar. When the proceedings commenced yesterday counsel for Mrs. Angel! produced an affidavit from hiselient in which she said: "I was never married to Jay Gould or to any man ot that name, or to any man named Jason Gojjld-" Eropres* -Frederick'Hit tlie Idea. Berlin, Dec. 7.—The American ambassador, Andrew J. White, opened the American church bazaar at noon yesterday. The empress of Germany forwarded some valuable gifts, and the ex- empress sent a lady in waiting to make purchases. 'TELEGRAMS. The foot ball receipts at Franklin field, Philadelphia's foot ball grounds, this season aggregate $30,000. Governor Atkinson, of Georgia, will veto the recently passed anti-foot ball bill and his veto will be sustained. Frank Ives has- challenged George Slosson to play IS-inch balk-line billiards for the championship at 3,000 points. E. C. Burke, city editor of the T-,a- Crosse (Wis.) Daily Press, has resigned his position and will go to Alaska in the spring. Rev. Constantine Frydrycho-wncz, of Thorp, Wis.. who was accused of poisoning the cattle of his neighbors, was acquitted. The Brazilian states of Rio Janeiro. Parana and Sao Paulo have been placed under martial law because of disturbed conditions. An Aberdeen, Scotland, jam and pickle manufacturer has bequeathed $2,500,000 for foreign missions, chiefly In Moravia, Italy and China. There are more than 600,000 acres of land still open for settlement in Bayfield county, Wis. Most of it Is still heavily timbered. An alleged round-up of congressmen shows forty-two senators and 178 representatives opposed to any action regarding Cuba at this time. Richard C. Gunning, indicted south town (Chicago) assessor, was re-elected a member of the Cook County Democracy executive committee. Secretary Long, of the naval department, has asked Miss ChrisUne Bradley, daughter of the Kentucky governor, to christen the battleship Kentucky. Ten prisoners, two of them In for murder, and the others for burglary and larceny and wife abandonment, escaped from the Fulton county jail at Lewlstown, Ills. Crediting the Central Pacific company •with all possible items disputed a* -well as admitted to be due it, there -will be due to the United States on the "1st of January next $46,752,087. Jo»*ph Bradel was taien to the hospital at Ashland, Wis., from the woods, where he had been terribly Injured'by a lalltos tree. Both ot hl» legs were broken and he waa badly cut on the bead- -.^-,. ..... -, ••—••:-:- --•-. PIANOS Nothing More Acceptable as • Holiday Present than a fine Piano. Previous to February 1st we offer unusual inducements^ out-of- town buyers. Upon receipt of mail order will ship piano subject to examination, to be accepted if found as represented and satisfactory, otherwise to be returned at our expense. Good Stool and Scarf with each piano. Correspondence solicited. Catalogues sent or. application. Old instruments taken in exchange. Our mail business is extensive and we guarantee careful selection from our large stock of Stelnway, A. B. Chase, Haze I ton, Sterling and Huntingdon PIANOS. Second-hand Squirm, $ Si. upw«rd«. Second-lund VprifMn, 100. upwjirdn. Second-hind Cr«n<K ISO. upward*. EtKjr payment* If denlred. LYON, POTTER & GO. etalnway Hal!, 17 Van Huron St.. No Pain! No Danger! Teeth extracted without pain tri after effects, such as sore mouth, sore gums, etc. Absolutely iite »nd palnles. The Finest and Best method at CEOWN and BRIDGE Work. The mott natural-looking artificial Teeth on new method PLATES, guaranteed to fit. ; t&~Ho charge for extracting without pain when new teeth are to b» supplied. Dr. W. T. Hurtt, T-k TJ MT T Q*T I *U J-" 2 'ontth Sit. . JJCriM 1 1O 1 (Orer FUhar-tDru» fltor THE City National Bank. LOGANSPOBT, IHT>. CAPITAL. .. . . .$200.000 JO.HJT GHAT, President, , I, N. CRAWTOBD, Vice Pwa. F. R.FOWIXK, Caihicc. -DIEBCTOH8— John 6ny. I- H Cnwford, I. 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