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rt *•*) "* 1 ' V sf ournal* VOl. XVI. tOGANSPOKT, INDIANA, MIDAS' MOR1OTG, APEIL 10, 1891 NO. 86. DUNLAFS Celebrated Hats S T I BEST M STYLES ADE, SPRING Now on Sale DBWBNTBR, The Hatter. Spring Suiting, Spring Pants, Spring Overcoating The nicest, prettiest patterns ever shown, just received at JOS. S. CRAIG'S. Ladies' Cloth top Shoes And nevr Low Shoes. Come in. Popular Prices. WALKER & RAUCH, 42O Broadway. SHULTZ] CATARRH ^, ——^—— ^^ M 11U , AM V WILL CURE > "^.wa^a^igfrjfcs? WHOOPING COUGH. , IND. ONCE MORE I would like to say to you, if. you are thinking of .getting something built for Spring or Summer wear i Suitings, I N Trouserings, Or Silk Vestings. Top Coatings Order it novv 'tis none too early, and my stock is "full up". t VETEEAi\8 PARADE. Old Soldiers March Through Decatur's Streets, INDIANA. Bits of '' Interesting 1 Information from Various Points. Thousands Visit the Illinois City and Take Part in the Celebration- More Official History. -MARCHED ONCE MORE. DECATUR, 111., April 9.—Fifteen thousand veterans, woman's relief corps, sons of veterans ~ and sight-seers thronged the streets of Decatur and crowded hotels and boarding houses Wednesday. It was the big day of the silver anniversary of the Grand Army of the Republic at the birthplace of the order. The parade took place in the afternoon. There were 2,500 veterans , in line, including Gen. W. G. . Veazey, commander in chief, and staff; Department Commander Distin and staff, GOT. Fifer and staff, the six surviving charter members of old Post 1, Chaplain Lozier, . John M. Snydw, John S. Phelps and John ' A. Lightf oot, of Bloomington, the %st assistant adjutant general, aged 77. There were visiting comrades .present from Missouri, Wisconsin, Pennsylvania and.Ohio de- sartments. At night there were txvo camp fires, one:.in a' pavilion tent, where Commander Distin, R. .T. Oglesby, Gen. Veazey, Gen. Harden, Chaplain Lozier, Gov. Fifer and others delivered addresses. The Woman's Belief Corps delegates had a camp fire in the opera louse. In the forenoon the organization of .he state convention of the Woman's ilelief Corps was effected, Mrs. D. A. Jeaverton, department president, in the chair. In seven years the department has paid out 319,033 in charitable work. Tfye convention has 567 members, lockford will probably secure the '92 encampment and Thomas C. Fullerton will probably be the next commander. Gen. Veazy and staff will leave for ndianapolis this morning to attend the ndiana encampment. In the competitive drill Wednesday afternoon the Decatur camp, Sons of Veterans, defeated the Springfield camp for a purse of §50. . DECATUR, 111., April 0.—The ladies of the Roman's Relief Corps have unanimously reelected Mrs. Edward Robey, of Chicago, president. She declined. Mrs. Nora Shehan, of Arcola, was then elected president, and Mrs. Harrison, of Tuscola, 111., senior vice president. Members of Gen. Stephenson's first staff prepared the following official letter on the origin of the Grand army and presented it to Commander Veazey Wednesday: ' "COMRADE TV, Q. VEAZEI", COJIMANDER is CHIEF GRAND ARMY os> THE REPUBLIC—Sir: The undersigned make the following statement of the origin of the Grand Army ot the Republic : Dr. B. F. Stcphensoa was the originator of the idea. He made the first draft of the ritual. The ritual was rewritten and perfected by Col. John M. Snyder, Capt. John S. Phelps and Maj, Robert Mann Woods in February. Capt. Phelps •brought the manuscript to Decatur and had the ritual printed. Meanwhile Dr. Stephenson appointed the following staff: Gen. J. C. Webber, A. D. C.; Captain John S. Phelps, A. D. C.; Col. John M. Snyder, Q. M. G.; Capt. John A. 'Lightfoot, Asst. Afljt. Gen., and Ma], Robert M. Woods. Adjt Gen.. Maj. Kobert M. Woods wrote the declaration of principles, constitution, charter, etc., and had them printed at Springfield. Commander . Stephenson sent the original constitution, ritual, etc., to Decatur for revision, where Capt. M. F. Eanan, George Banning, J, W, Routh and' others revised, them and returned them to Springfield, where they were again revised by Commander Stephenson and staff and made the permanent chart of the Grand Army of the Republic. The name 'Grand Army' was suggested by Dr. Stephenson himself and the words'of .the Republic'were added at the suggestion of Capt. M. F. Kanan. • "Post No. 1 was organized with. M. F. Kanan commander and George R. Steele ad'jutiint. They were granted the number "1" because of their assistance in getting up the organization. The post, was organized by Dr. Stephenson, assisted by Capt. John S. Phelps. Neither of the members of the staff has any knowledge of any connection of Chaplain W. J.. Rutledge with the original organization. Col. J. C. Webber and Capt. John S. Phelps organized the posts in Illinois and Ma]. R. M. Woods was detailed to organize the state departments. The conference for arranging details of organization was also attended by Lleut.-Col. 'Ed' Prince, Lieut.-Col. M. B, Flood, Col..George T. Allen, Maj. A. A. North, Dr, James Hamilton and Capt. H. E. Howe. Col. John M. Snyder organized the first post in Chicago and organized the department of Minnesota, appointing Gen. J. ,B. Sanborn provisional commander. Maj. Robert M. Woods organized the department of Ohio, appointing Gen. B, F. Potts provisional commander; departmenVof Indiana, CoL Crawford, -provisional commander ; department of Wisconsin; Col. James £. Proudnt, provisional commander. - ;'v ' 'In justice .'to'the parties herein named .and' or the truth of history as it shall be preserved n the nation at Memorial hall, we make this statement at this, our first meeting since 1866. . "RoDEBt M. WOODS, Adjutant General, Jol""'' Good Templar* at Fort Wayne. FOBT WAYNE, Ind., April 10.—The annual session of the order of good tem- plars of northern Indiana commenced Wednesday. A number of papers were read, among which were interesting ones by Miss Grace Collins, of Huntington, and Chief Templar Porter, of Anderson. Tne transaction of district business occupied the time until noon. In the afternoon the convention transacted a large amount of routine .business and selected Union City as the next place of meeting, and the convention adjourned at 5 o'clock. Tuesday night a silver medal was presented to Miss Collins for the best essay on "The Destruction of the Liquor Traffic." There were eight contestants. Dr. Tuttlo Deeply Grieved. CRAWFonDSViLLE, Ind., April 10.— Prof. J. M. Coulter, of Wabash college, went to Bloomington, Ind., Wednesday evening in response to a telegram from the trustees of the Indiana State university announcing his election as president to succeed Dr. Jordan who goes to the presidency of the Leland Stanford university. The students are howling with rage over his departure, while Dr. Tattle is almost sick over their resolutions which asked that' he be laid on the shelf in order that Coulter might become president of Wabash. ' . Traded His Wife for Land. CAMBRIDGE CITY, Ind., April 10.—Miller and Cora Sherry, residents of Dublin, Ind., have dissolved their marriaga relations, the husband accepting two tarimproved town lots in that village in lieu of his wife's affections. He was impecunious, but she had property. The conditions in the deed are that he relinquish his entire interest in her and her property and an agreement that she may have a divorce. The court will have to decide as to the legality of the agreement. Woman's Relief Corps. INDIAN ATOMS, April 10.—The state encampment of the Woman's Relief Corps began Wednesday with some 200 local corps represented. The reports show that every post in the state has a relief corps. There is considerable animation over the' election of president to succeed Mrs. Caylor. Mrs. Hess, of Wabash, is making a fight for the place, and_there aTe"Several other candidates. *'"'"'' This Week's Attraction We have placed on sale 25 ^pieces oi Home- squn. all wool Camel Hair DRESS GOODS! In, Plain, stride and Check, for Tailor made Suits. Price all over the State 57^ cts t>er . yard. Our tmce for this week Only 39 Cts. Also one case New Combination Zephyr Ginghams, reaular price 20 cts. Our nrice ' 121> cts r>er yard, WILER & WISE, Bee Hive No. 315 Fourth Street. 3 'ft Sure *- Death! To "JOHN S. PHELPS, A. D. C., Chicago, 111. "JOHN M. SNYDER, Q. M. G., Canton, m. "JOHK'A. LIOHTFOOT, Act G., Springfield, m. "M. F. KANAN, Post Commander No. 1, Deca- ur, I1L ••''.'. The foregoing gives the details of the preparation of organization and for-, ever settles all disputes as to place and dates. Two Men Drowned*. la., April 9.—A skiff containing two men was seen to capsize n the river just below the railroad bridge Wednesday afternoon. Search or their bodies is going on. • Captured a Would-Be Assassin. SHELBTVILLK, Ind., April 10. —On th 25th of January two men . went to th residence of Charley Schoeffler, sho him, beat his wife and attempted rob them of their money and valuables but were scared off by neighbors an escaped. One of them, Walton, afterward captured, tried and sen tenced for ten years. Wednesday nigh the other, Steve Winton, was arrestei and identified as one of the bandits ani lodged in jail. Kesigned. INDIANAPOLIS, Ind., April 10. — Presi dent I/angsdale, of the soldiers' monu .rnent commission, has tendered hi resignation to the governor, owing tt strictures upon his administration o the . office. The monument cannot bi completed as designed even with thi last appropriation of $100,000. Death of Franklin Blake. LAKE, Ind., April 10.— Franklin Blaki died on his farm near here Wednesday of la grippe. He was 63 years .old anc one of the very oldest citizens in north ern Indiana, having lived near here for fifty-eight years. Two Fires. MABION, Ind., April 10. — Fire de< •stroyed the house of Azur Newton Wednesday morning. Loss, S3, 000 fully insured. TlPTOK, Ind., April 10.— The barn of Mrs. Teter, together with five horses and three cows, was destroyed by fire Wednesday morning. Loss, S3, 000. Dcuth of a Charitable Man. SHELEYVILLB, Ind., April 10.— Leon> Idas Gordon, of this city, died Wednesday. He leaves a widosv and six chil- "dren. , His estate is worth 8175,000. Last fall he gave a large tract of land and established an orphan's home near Shelbyville. Bondsmoii to Pay a Shortage. SHOALS, Ind., April 10.— The committee appointed to investigate the alleged shortage in ex-County Treasurer Thomas Gate's books has reported that there is. a shortage of $6,060.60. The t boiLdsmen will pay the amount. the Senate. ST. PAUL, Minn., April 9.—The bill which prohibits the wearing of tights n the-stage in ifcHis state and compell- ng the use of at least a short skirt has lassedthesenate. • . Burned the Flagn. ': GOSHEX, Ind., April 10.—Many schoolhouses throughout this, county have •been - entered and... the schoolhouse flags either stolen or burned. No cause for the deed /is known and no clew to the perpetrators." .Fainted and Fell- Into the Fire.' MABTTOSVILXE, Ind,, April 10.—Sarah 'Bender, a prominent lady of Bedford, while standing before a fireplace Wednesday was suddenly taken ill, fainted and fell into the fire. She TVES fatally burned. Cut New Toeth^at 80. SEYvorrs, Ind., April 10.—William C. Brooks, a-pioneer of this neighborhood, now past • 80 • years of- age -and- very hearty, has cut almost an' entire new set of teeth within the last few weeks Rats; Mice, and Bedbugs. FISHER'S LIGHTNING EXTERMINATOR. At Ben Fisher's Drug Store, 311 Fourth St. 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. CriiUHZswii ENGLISH, RED Caoss • 'Sr'^s DIAMOND BRAND «r\\xus THE ORIGINAL AND GENUINE. Tho onlj- 8«fo, Snro, Kid rOtaU, Pill for ul«. CA, uk Druggtot for CAicAo'fm*'* JS*gltth Diamond Brand In Kod ADd Oold tnuulllo boxoi aulcd irltb blno ribbon. Take no other kind. Itffuit Suintitvtt9nM and /ffltto^oi_ All pills in putebwd box«l, pink wraptKn, &ro dMMronft eottnterfclU. At Dranliti, ftr 4«. In iiumpn for putlouUrn, tMllmontali, und "KeUcr for Lidlen," <n tour, hj 10,000 T<xamyUu.iraMpaper. CHICHErrEn CHEMICAL Co. Sold.bj all Local l>nvfl>t«. -'' JOHNSTON BROS. " The Corner Drug Store." Johnston Bros, have removed to the Cor. of 4th and Broadway* (Strecker Building.) A Full and Complete Line ot '""""• • i- DRUGS ON HAND INSCRIPTIONS CAREFULLY COMPOUNDED.