Logansport Pharos-Tribune from Logansport, Indiana on March 24, 1895 · Page 1
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Logansport, Indiana
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Sunday, March 24, 1895
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VOL- XX LOGANSPORT, INDIANA. SUNDAY MORNING, MARCH 24. 1895. NO- 7J. TO THE Silk Department! WE CALL YOUR ATTENTION MONDAY. For inontbs past hundreds of Looms in two Hemisphere have been clinking out silken yardd for us, for you. Into the store they ar.e crowded these March days, each with a new beauty; even the familiars of Seasons gone seern to have ripened in a richer light. Tomorrow A BLOODY CAEEEB. Awful Deeds of Violence Western Desperado, of a His Life to of Crime at Last Brought .a. Close by a Sheriff's Bullet. Will bo Silk Day at Oar Store and all ^our Silk Beauties will be on display and sale. One with the most fastidious taste can easily be suited here. Capes and Separate Skirts bo the special objects in the ANNEX. A Beautiful Skirt, A Silk Waist, A Pretty Cape and your aum- mor costume is complete. The Fashion Leaders, 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 untiriDg efforts which enable us to thow yoi; this season the Latest, Most Stylish, Most Attractive and Exclusive Line of woolens in the city. Carl W. Keller, •ailor & Draper. 311 Market St. FIRE SMOKE WATER. The Mammoth Stock of I FINE^ CLOTHING. of JOS. G.GRACE, will be «? placed on sale SEATTLE, Wash., March 23.—Tom Blancke, a notorious murderer and desperado, was shot and killed by deputy sheriffs at Kent, near here Thursday night while resisting arrest. The tragic ending of his career has brought to light the story of a confession made by Blancke to a companion in the King county jail, named George Howe, and which in turn was told to Jailer Munfoe. The confession of Ulaucke is corroborated by a letter and telegram received by City Marshal Davis, of Helena, Mont., where Blancke seems to have reveled in robbery and blood and left a trail behind him from the Missouri to the Pacific. According to the confession Blanche's name is Mike Hagan. He was a native of Schenectady, N. Y., where his mother still lives. The story of his crimes in Montana and elsewhere is told as follows: A Horrible Story. Blancke held up a bartender at the Atlantic beer hall, Helena, Mont., ono morning about 2 o'clock' in July last and secured S200. ' A few nights later he entered the barroom of the Hotel Broadwater and .held up the bartender and six guests. He got §1.50, In September following he killed Steve Grosse, proprietor of a saloon in Meaderville, Mont. The same gang of which Blancke was a member also killed Station Agent Skinner, atBelraont, Mont., and Policeman Flynn at Helena. Uluncke made good his escape, and reached Puyallup early in September, where he killed Constable Jeffreys, and a few days later killed Bartender Bridwell, in this city. Hud Mini Killed Down South. Brrt.MlNQll'AM, Ala,, March 23.—Jim Morrison, the most notorious desperado Alabama has produced.sinee the palmy days of Rube Burrows, was killed Thursday afternoon, 30 miles from this city, in the forks of Little and Big Warrior rivers by Deputy Sheriff Henry Cole. Morrison has a record of deviltry and daring covering several years; has been in the convict mines twice, the last time bre-Udng out and getting away after being badly shot. A price has hung over his head for a long time and several ineffectual and one fatal attempt was made to capture him. Fatnl Kotuilt of n Drunken Fight. CAMDEN, N. J., March 23.—As a result of a quarrel over Mrs. McFarr Friday night John MeFarr, the husband, is dying at the Cooper hospital, and Rob- ert'Baird, a boarder, is in jail. McFarr came home after a day spent 5n looking for work and found Baird and Mrs. McFarr in the parlor drunk. He told them to leave the house, and he then went upstairs. He soon came down and was attacked by Baird with a. butcher knife. McFarr can live but a few hours at the longest. Noted Criminal Captured. ST. Loins, March 23.—Post Office In- ppoctor Thomas wired his chief here Friday that he had captured Jim French, the firebug, bond jumper and post office robber, near Maiden, Mo. French was one of the trio who robbed the post office at Maiden Tuesday night. The thieves procured $300 in money. French is under sentence of fiiteen years' imprisonment for arson here. Three post office robberies are also charged against him. DEATH'S CALL. Severn! People of >ote Pun Away at Va- rloufl Places. MASsn-Lox, 0., March 23.—Col. C. S. Webb died Saturday morning at the age of SS. He' was an old-time hotel keeper, managed the United States hotel at Atlantic City, and was engaged in hotel, enterprises at Philadelphia during -the centennial. He had a personal acquaintance with Charles Sum- oer, Webster, Hayne and many others. NASHUA, N. H., March 23.—Deacon Edward D. Boyleston, of Amherst, died Saturday of pneumonia. He was SO years of ago, and the oldest editor in New Hampshire, having worked up from apprentice in the office of the Farmer's Cabinet, a weekly paper in that town, to proprietor. His property is estimated at SI,000,000. SALMI, Va., March 23.—Rev. William Brown Yonce, professorof ancient language at, Roanoke college, dropped dead in the Lutheran church here Friday night while attending service. He was CS years of age, and was educated at Wittenberg college, Spring-Held, 0. Apoplexy is assigned as the cause of his sudden death. DI.OO.MSHUKY, N. J., March 23.—Hon. Judge A. C. Smith, of the court of errors :uid appeals of this state, died Saturday morningat -1 o'clock from the re- ults of an attack of grip. NiS'vv YOI:K, March 23.—John Kostcr, of the Drin of Koster, Uiitl «£ Co., music-hall proprietors, died Saturday, aged Hi. CINCINNATI, 0., March 23.—Father Stanislaus Lalumiare, a distinguished Jesuit, died here Saturday, aged 73. WALLER COMES TO GRIEF. DEADLY FLAMES. Their Victims Numbered in a Great Many Places. Two Young Perish Ladies and an Old Man n Pennsylvania—Other Fatalities. Ex-Connul of United Statcn Sentenced to Twenty Yourn 1 imprisonment. Pour Louis, Island of Mauritius, March 23.—Mr. John C. Waller, formerly United States consul at Tamatave, Madagascar, has been sentenced by the French to twenty years" imprisonment. Waller'was convicted at a court-martial trial of having been correspondence with the IIova'3. April 20. 1804, Mr. Waller secured a concession from theHovas government of the whole of the southern part of the island of Madagascar, and this concession was obtained in spite of the repeated protests of the French residents and the French colony generally. The concession granted to Mr. Waller is admitted to be a most valuable one," as-it is in the great rubber district of Fort Dauphin, on the south coast of the island, and the terms under which' the ex-consul obtained it were very much more reasonable than any previously granted in Madagascar. Moreover, the concession is by far the largest and is said to be in every way the most important surface concession ever granted in Madagascar. It covers an' area of 225 square miles. Early in June the New York \Vorld published a letter from Antananarivo dated April 21, in which Mr. E. Underwood Harvey, editor of the Madagascar News, asked the World to convey to the American people a message, saying: "It Is time for Llic great American povorn- raent to put its foot clown and say that Amor- • lean enterprise In this country shall no longer be trampled by French bullying." ELECTION OFFICERS ARRESTED. PITTSBURGH, Pa., March 33.—Nellie Vantinc, JS years of age, daughter of William Vantiue, residing at No. 35 Chestnut street, Allegheny, was probably fatally burned Friday night by the overturning of a parlor lamp. Her father and mother were also painfully burncd'Avhile attempting to smother the llames. In her agony Nellio ran into the street and fell exhausted at the door of a physician. Nellie had just returned from a stroll with her lover, who was a witness to the horrible accident. The condition of the victim this morning is extremely critical. Caught: frum :i Gmtr. PlTTSurKGH, I'll., March 23.—Laura E, Weaver, 10 years of age, was fatally burned late Friday night at the residence of her parents on Dauphin street. Her clothing ignited from the lire in an open grate. She ran to the street where her parents followed and extinguished the (lames, but not until she was burned in a horrible manner and had inhaled the flames. OW .Han Uurncii li> D<>:tth. Prrrsnur.Gii, Pa., March 23.—John F. Couder, aged S(i years, was burned to death in his home near Tarentura, early Saturday morning. The origin of the fire is unknown. Conder and his wife were asleep. Neighbors rescued Mrs. Conde'r, but her husband perished in the flames. The family is v.vll known. Threu Children 1'orUli. CiiAi'LiCAU. Ont., March 23.—Gertie, aged ]:;: Michael, aged 7, and Alexander, aged 3, the children of,P. Dol- hirtl, of this city, were burned to death in the destruction of the family residence. Johnny, aged 11, jumped from the window, but was so badly burned that he is not expected to live. The parents escaped with the year-old ba.by. Laborer Burns to Llciltll. JOLIET, 111., March 23.—Dennis Cav- auaugh, a laborer, perished in a burning hut at Smith & Co.'sdrainage camp, section 10, between Lemont and Romeo. The building caught firo and while endeavoring to save his clothing from the flames the roof fell in and he perished. SOURCE OF SUPPLY FOUND. OVER THE STATE. News Briefly Told from Various Towns in Indiana. Wants a yult-CIalm Deed. AXBEIWOX, Ind., March 23.—A suit for divorce brought in the circuit court by Mrs. Joe Mix has many novel grounds for complaint- L.ist Monday her husband sold her and her bed clothes to Joe 13adgley for S2~>. taking 1 Sl. r > in cash and $10 in notes. V.ndgley took his purchase home wit'i S.i.u. and has kept her under his roof ever since, The trade was made in perfect earnest. and would have satisfied everybody had not the law demanded more definite action. After a. conference with his attorneys, ]fculgley had Mrs. Mix bring- Suit for divorce. As soon as the divorce is granted Uadyluy and the woman will be married. The very best of eling 1 exists among' the throe parties ' to the trade. Will lif Crippled for JUUV-. S]IKI,IIYVIM.K. Ind.. March >'3.—Dnr- ;r the absence of his wile Calvin Koss fix;. 1 ;! up a loaded shotgun for the benefit of thieves, who had been entering' his cellar and carrying off articles. The gun w;',.s arranged so as to be dis- chanreil when the cellar door was opened. \Vhen Mrs. Ross returned she was not told of the gun. Mrs. Ross went to open the cellar door and an explosion followed. The gun had been, discharged, the contents taking effect in the woman's lower limbs, making frightful wounds. She will be crippled for life. _ KaU'<i by it Gnnt;. AXDKKSOX, Ind., March £3.—Another lawless gang has broken out in Madison county, iu the Seattertield settlement, and another reign of incendiar- ism; and vandalism has begun. Farmers are in a state of terror, and none of them knows what night he will be the victim of an outrage. This gang is said to be an outgrowth of the old white cap organization which terrorized that section of Indiana at intervals extending over a. period of fourteen years. ORPHANS' HOME CASE. At 8 O'clock, Remember the 'Date and Place. . . 426 BROADWAY, Plaintiff! Object to Union Pacific Company Decomlnc » 1'ttrty Defendant. NEW YORK, March 23.—The court of appeals is to be asked to pass upon an interesting point in the suit brought by the Soldiers' Orphans' home of St. Louis against' George J. Gould, Russell Sage and others to recover about $11,000,000 bonds of the Kansas Pacific railroad, which were placed with the late Jay Gould and Eussell Sag-e, as trustees of the consolidated mortgage bondholders. Recently the court directed that the Union Pacific Railway company be made a party defendant. The Soldiers' Orphans' home opposed this, but the appellate branch of the supreme court affirmed this order. The plaintiff is to take the question before the court of appeals. Judge Eeekmau, of the supreme court, has authorized the Soldiers' Orphans' home to deposit $500 as security for the costs on the appeal. Realism on Uve Stage. BOSTOX, March 23. —Joseph Haworth, the'actor, had the upper joint x>f his left thumb nearly severed in the fencing-scene in Richard III. Friday night by an accidental sword thrust of Richmond, represented by Actor Howard Gould. The flesh was cut away to the bone and tSe nail-torn off. Mr. Haworth fainted after finishing the scene. VTlfi Shut. Down. AXDERSON, Trid.. March 23.,—Announcement has been made by Manager Eastman, of the Anderson Window Glass company, that all of the plants in the Uniled States would ran until "June, and then shut down. This affects 5,000 workmen in Indiana alone. Indicted by the New York Extraordinary Grand Jury for Election Fraud). NEW YOKK, March 23.—Twelve of the election officer slndicted by the extraordinary grand jury Friday were arrested during the night on bench warrants and locked up at police headquarters by Superintendent Byrnes' detectives. Following is the list of persons arrested: John G. Whitman. James F. Quinn. Aloczo KlDi?, Michael H. Pintcll, George Hartman, James Quinn, John Foley, James Mahrn, John F. .Galliighcr, Tbomas E. Leeman, John J, Hyun, Alexander J. Andrew. All the prisoners are charged with violations of the election law. They were arraigned before Judge Ingraham in the court of oyer and ter- ininer at 30:30 o'clock Saturday morning. Superintendent Byrnes said he had several more warrants to execute. Detectives arc looking for the indicted men who have not yet been arrested. It is understood that the-v are election, officers, and that no police officers are among 1 the persons indicted Friday. S n.>nlc Thief Getu 8730. ST. Louis', March S3.— At coon Satur- day.while Leo I.Tale, cashier of a fac- torv in the northern portion of the city, was returning irom the bank, he had a valise containing §750 Stolen from him while riding on a street car. The thief grabbed the valise and jumped from the.car, pursued by a mob of people. He'succeeded, however, in escaping. SpuuUh Officers ClJiim Thny Know Where the Keb»l» Cot Their «iun«. KEV WEST, Fla., March 23.—The official of the Cuban government who has arrived here says that exact and detailed information is in the hands of the Spanish officials as to the places throughout the United States where arms and ammunition it is believed, are being collected and shipped to the Cuban insurgents. Two important points are stated to be Philadelphia and Perth Ainboy, N. J. The Spanish officials have the location of the stores, with names of persons most active and the manner of operation. This is being laid before the Spanish minister at Washington, and may form an important part in pending negotiations between the United States and Spain. BIG ROW IN REICHSTAG. the Celebrated In Its Birthplace. BOSTON, March 23. —The twenty- sixth anniversary of 'the Woman's Forei""n Missionarj- association, of the Methodist Episcopal church, was celebrated at the Tremont Street Methodist Episcopal church, the building in which the association was founded. MaJ. .ticuonoufn riearfa'Gcllty^ BoSTO.V, March 23. — The United States district court grand jnry.Satur- davreturned an indictment against Maj. John H. McDonough for the em- beiizlemeBt and larceny of a letter from the post office on February 2. Maj. McDonough waived the reading of the indictmentand pleaded ; 'gu.ilty," and the case was set Aownfor sentence on Tuesday.' Bismarck Jlenolntlon In Defeated and President Levelzow Ke.Ign*. BERLIN, March £3.—-The reichstag Saturday by a vote of 1Q3 to W6 rejected the proposal of the president of the reichstag, Herr Von Levelzo\v, that the. house congratulate Prince Bismarck upon his birthday, whereupon llerr Vou Levelzow, amid vociferous cheers from the members of the right, announced that he resigned the presidency. The lower house of the landtag by a largo majority decided Saturday to congratulate Prince Bismarck on the occasion of his 80th birthday. The centerist, volkspartei, freisinge and Polish members offered the resolution. Died from Excitement.. DECATU.K, Mich., March 23.—Fire which started at G o'clock in the Buncombe house, Decaturs largest hotel, destroyed eight buildings and seriously threatened the destruction of the entire village owing to a scarcity of water. The losses aggregate about £.'0,000; insurance, 510,000, Joseph Rogers, a wealthy resident of the village, who was lying ill at his residence, adjoining the Universalist church, died from excitement while the firemen were saving his house. Oew JMQerj Lr-*y* ror L,iDfi. WASHEfGToy, March 23.—W. Calvin Chase, the colored editor who was convicted of criminal libel'Of C. H. J. Taylor, the colored recorder of deeds, several days ago, was sentenced to ninety days in jail by Judge Cole in criminal court No. 2 Saturday. Tony Pastor Celebrates. XKIV Yor.K, March 23.—Tony Pastor celebrated the thirtieth anniversary of his career as a theatrical manager. The little playhouse on Fourteenth street was crowded with the enthusiastic friends and .stanch snpporters of the veteran manager J-'lro at J'Hrmliiutl. MUXCIK, Tud.. March 23. — Fire in the business portion, of Farmland. 10 miles east of MumJie, Friday afternoon caused $15,000 loss. The Opera House block and Farmers' and -Citizens' National bank blocks were badly damaged and Baker & Milis' farmers' store and Dr. Davis' residence were burned. George Gadbury, Mrs. Ed ward Clay ton, Charles Cleveng-er and George Better were burned, but not dangerously. Receiver A«tce<l For. INDIANAPOLIS, Ind., March 23.— In federal court attorneys for the York Central Tru.st company filed a bill asking for the appointment of a receiver for the Soutli Bend & Mishawaka Railway company and the foreclosing of a mortgage on the road secured by 340 mortgage bonds apgre- g-atin-g 8250,000. The payment of interest has been defaulted on. TVeot Down with the Elbe. CROWS Porcr, Ind., March 23.— Mr*. Adam Hetxlcr, wife of a German saloonkeeper here, has just received evidence from Germany by letter that her brother, Joseph Keindig, left Europe on the iii-fated Elbe. He was coming to this country to start in business, and had several thousand doll?m on his person when he went down. Wants m. Divorce from a Convict- ASDEKSOX, Ind., March 23. — A suit for divorce was filed in the. circuit court by Mrs Joan Lucas, of this city, against Francis Lucas. They were married in 1868. In 3887 he was sent to the state's prison for stealing horses. He will be out this summer. Mrs. Lucas wants 51,000 alimony and the custodv of her children. A Family Keunltcd. LA POME, Ind., March 23.—Jame* Disbron, of Stevensville, who mysteriously disappeared in 1885, and for ten years was mourned as dead, has returned, lie went to South America, where he ama.ssed a. fortune. Though she believed him dead, Mrs. Disbron did not taarry, and the family have been reunited. The Dog Tiuc. LVDIAXAPOI.IS, Ind., March 23.—Th« supreme court has decided that a township trustee is required to turn -over to ea£h school corporation in his township its proportion of the surplus fund derived from the taxation of dogs. The decision affects all townships In the state in which large cities are situated. Tniccn of Gcorce Tlranfy. LA PORTE. Ind., March 23.—Searchers for George Timney, of Bertrand, who,, it is feared, has been murdered, were rsxvarded Friday by the finding of the cap of the missing man near the St. Joseph river. This confirms the theory that Tironey's body was snnk in the river and the bottom is being dragged. Cratlty c<-" *-ri»amrra. LJXCOL.V, Xeb., March -'3.—The report of the legislative' joint committee to investigate the state penitentiary has been presented. It revealed much cruelty in the administering- of punishment to refractory prisoners. On .the question of the quality of food provided the testimony before the committee differed, but most of the convicts agreed the food -was sufficient and wholesome- The report also reconj- meoded the abolition of the state lea*&

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