Logansport Pharos-Tribune from Logansport, Indiana on March 28, 1895 · Page 1
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Logansport, Indiana
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Thursday, March 28, 1895
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VOL- XX LOGANSPORT, INDIANA- THURSDAY MORNING. MARCH 28. 1895. NO- 74. TO THE Silk Department! WE CALL YOUR ATTENTION TODAY. For months past hundreds of Looms in two Hemisphere have been clicking out silken yards for us, for you. Into the store they arc- crowded these March clays, each with a new beauty; even the familiars oJ Seasons pone seem to have ripened in a richer light. ' TODAY Will be Silk Day at Our Store and Tali our Silk Beauties will be on display and sale. One \vith the most fastidious taste can easily be suited here. Capes and Separate Skirts Will be the special objects in tLe ANNEX. A Beautiful Skirt, A Silk Waist, A Pretty Cape and your sum- ^ mer costume is complete. The Fashion Leaders, Busy Bee Hive, 409-411 Broadway, 306 Fourth St. 1895 SPRING 1895 We take Pleasure in AnnounciDg the Arrival of Our Spring Suitings! And we feel justly proud ia the success of cur untiring efforts which enable us to *how yoi? this season the Latest, Most Stylish, Most Attractive and Exclusive Line of woolens in the city. Carl W. Keller, Tailor & Draper. 311 Market St. FIRE ' SMOKE WATER. The Mammoth Stock of PINE CLOTHING. of JOS. G. GRACE, will be placed on sale At 8 O'clock. Remember the :Date and'PIace. . . '426 BROADWAY, WAS A BIG FIRE. Losses by a Blaze in Milwaukee, Wis,, Will Beach $950,000. About 80 Per Cent. Covered by Insurance — A Postal Clerk's Timely Warning. MILWAUKEE, March 27.—A gas explosion in Landaur & Co.'s fine wholesale dry goods store caused a fire early Wednesday morning 1 which succeeded In sweeping- away property valued at • 5050,000 at the lowest estimate and making the wildest spectacle of the kind seen in this city since" October 2S, 1S Several of the foremost mercantile houses of Milwaukee were destroyed and many lives were imperiled, but fortunately no casualties occurred. Tho. fire started at 12:10 o'clock- Wednesday morning- and raffed with such fury that not for several hourn could the department succeed in chucking- it. All the engines were at thu scene and the fh'eboats came in for their part of the work of snbdnin.fr the devouring flames. I'riDClpiil Loners. At least twenty firms suffered losses. There are many minor losses, including small stores and flats. The principal sufferers are: Flaoklnton esiiue. live-story. Grand avenue and Fourth ttreut. loss, J100.000; I/anduuori Co., wholesale dry goods, loss, $400,000, Insurance 8330,000; Tanner 4 Co, 317 Grand avoiuio, retail and wholesale furniture, loss, $100.000, Insurance JSO.OOO; Barling, Wambokl & Co., retail clothlnK, 811 and 315 Grand avenue, adjoining Plank- Ington block, loss, 500.000; Roebel Jt Reinhart, art goods and picture frames, partially burned and wholly ruined by heat and water, loss, 100,000; Milwaukee Storage company, loss. 1KO.- 000; Joseph Amschler. saloon, loss, J5.0JO: Collateral loan bank, loss, $5,000; Miss Humos, millinery, loss. $1.000;' A. Muller, boots and shoes, loss, S10.000; • William Foster, buildlnfcr, loss. $60,000: Nase. Kraviso & Kohen. w:ill paper, loss, $10.000; Au Bon Marche. boots mid shoes, loss, 810.00J; Columbia Clothing company, loss, *ao.- 000; Benedict & Co.. wholesale elotliiitjMoss, $75,000; Matthews bloolc, loss. $25.0 1): V. M. C. A. bulldinp, Fifth struct, loss, jSo.OJO. The insurance will ug-f/rc^ate SO per cent, of the loss. The Milwaukee public library had a narrow escape, but was saved by a favorable shift of wind. Xo casual ties occurred during' the progress of the fire. The Ilurned DlHtrlct, The burned district takes in both sides of Grand avenue from Third to Fourth street, with the exception of the Matthews block on the south side and the buildings east of the alley on the north side. 'West of Fourth street, the corner store of the public library building is pone on the north and the Foster block and Y. M. C. A. building- on tho south. IT. Hopkinson Smith's pictures represent over a year's hard work in Europe.. It is not known whether he carried any insurance. ' . . McCormick S:lvi!S Many Lives. The Fostcrbnildiugut the southwest corner of Grand avenue and Fourth streets contained /fourteen or fifteen suites, all of which were occupied by families. Many of the occupants owe tlieir lives to Luke .McCormick, a clerk in the post olFice. .J'ussiv.;,* .the building- during 1 the fiercest of the ..tire in the Tanner building-; he ran-upstairs and arouSf.d the unsuspecting slumberers. There was barely .time to escape before the building- caug-ht fire. Many of the women were frantic with terror and in great excitement to save everything- 01 value among- their belongings. Dr. Caveny, whose office was in the building 1 , was the'last person to leave it. . Olney Gives n Dinner. WASHIXGTOX, March 27. —Attorney General Olney pave a dinner party Tuesday night at his residence in Honor of the counsel engag-ed in the Debs case before the supreme court. Those present were C, S. Harrow, Lyman Trumbull and S. S. Gregory, of Debs' counsel; Edwin H. Walker, Assistant Attorney General Whitney, of United States counsel, and Chief J ustice Fuller and wife and Secretary Lament and wife. ' Took Me<llcino th« Wronc Way. MARIXKTTE, Wis., March 27.—John Johnson, a sailor on the steamer .Seymour, had a stiff neck and a dootor g-ave him a bottle of medicine which was to be applied externally. By mistake Johnson swallowed a liberal dose- of this and saw his error when it was too late. He told a comrade and the latter immediately ran for a doctor. When he returned with a physician Johnson was dead. Cacerei to Lo»ve Peru. LIMA, March 37.—The British cruiser Wild Swan has arrived at Callao and will go on to Panama, taking- ex-President Caeeres as a pa,sseng;er. The provisional government has ordered Gen. Pierola to quarter all his troops in Lima and has appointed new municipal officers from among- the best men of lhat city. * UUIkncCl t<1 J7(1flLll. SAyDSTONTi, Minn.. March 27.—During a quarrel in this city Tuesday. Ole Anderson killed Hugh Glenn. The weapon used was n club, and the victim's head was pounded into a jelly. Anderson is under arrest. A Uos]miil Burned. LE.MOXT, 111., March ST.—The. ^penrr hospital at Mount Foivst was destroyed by fire Tuesday morning. Loss,S'-'J,C-'ja THURSTON'S CURT NOTE. or nawullnu .Miiilnter Leaven Wenlilneton or His Vi'uy Home. WASHINGTON, March 27.—Mr. Thurston, Hawaiian minister, left Washing-ton Wednesday afternoon for San Francisco. He travels by a circuitous route in order to give his personal attention to a few private matters, and will reach San Francisco April 3, in time to sail on the following day. Minister Thurston's formal note to Secretary Gresham. announcing his in tended departure from Washington, which reached the secrotary Wednesday morning, is understood to be brief almost to the point of curtness. It contained no refer ence to a leave of absence cause of departure, but. under Tuesday date simply stated that he intended to depart for Honolulu Wednesday afternoon, leaving Secretary Hastings in charge of the Hawaiian- legation. The note is said by those familiar with diplomatic communications of its class to have been remarkable for its omission of the customary courteous explanations and absolutely unique in failing to announce whether his government had or had not given him leave of absence. REPORTED VERY FAVORABLE. PhyHiciuitH iu Attendance on Li lluiiff ClKinc Are Kncouraeud. SIMONOSEKT, March 27.—The condition of Li Hung Chang is very favorable. His physician has warned his attendants of the necessity of the free use of antiseptic applications. Thus fur the envoy has been remarkably free from fever. LOMJO.V, March 27.—A dispatch from Yokohama to the Standard says the Japanese diet closed its sessions Wednesday morning. Jn a secret session held just prior to the adjournment the diet passed resolutions deploring the assault upon Li Hung Chang. The greatest care is being exercised in the treatment of the Chinese envoy's wound lest blood poisoning should supervene. ST. PuTKHsnuno. ..March 27.—It is stated here that besides paying pecuniary indemnity to Japan, Li-Hung Chang is authorised to cede the islands Loo Choo, Majacosima. lintan, Babuyan and Formosa. Strenuous efforts will be made to prevent the cession of the territory of Liantong. and as a last resort the suggestion will be made that it be converted into a buffer state under the joint protection of Russia, France and England. WORKING ON HAWAIIAN ROADS. political PrlHoners Breaking Stono—Mar. tial I,»w lit nn Enil. SAN FflAXClsco, March 27.—Steamer Australia arrived from Honolulu Wednesday morning bringing the intelligence that the president declared martial law to be at an cud and writ of habeas corpus restored. A large number of political prisoners have been put to work on Hawaiian roads. Among them are Leader Wileox. G-reig, Wideinann and Marshall. Englishman I'ickard. Scward, Ashford and Culick will be kept inside prison for the present at least. Sew^•d is said to be quite ill, Honolulu iron works has been awarded the contract for repairing the engines of the Philadelphia. Ko mention whatever is made in our correspondence or in Honolulu papers about Thurston's recall. Probably SecrctarvGresham's note to Minister Willis had not reached Honolulu up. to date of sailing of Australia. Hawaiian Minister of Finance Damon and Joaquin Miller, the poet, were among Australia's passengers. Mr. Damon has come up on private business of his own and goes back on next steamer. • MORE HONORS FOR BISMARCK. Prluc" Henry of l'r«8«la and Many No. table* Visit Ultn. FKLEDKICHSKUUE, March 27.—Prince, Henry of Prussia, brother of Emperor William, accompanied by hisG-year-old son, Prince \Valdemar,arrived here at 11 o'clock. He was followed by the grand duke of Baden; Prince Hohenlohe, the jhancellor; Prince Alexander von Hohenlohe, youngest son of the chancellor: the Baden ministry and Count von Wilmonski, chief of the imperial chan- cellory. The" visitors were received by Count von Rantxau, the son-in-law of Prince Bismarck, who escorted them to the :astle, where Prince Bismarck met .hern on the threshold and greeted them warmly. At the luncheon which followed Prince Henry of Prussia pro- x>sed the health of Prince Bismarck, adding: "May God still long preserve yon." ' Prince Henry and Prince Waldemar left Friedrichsruhe at 12:15 p. m. Be:ore the arrival oi his guests Prince Bismarck with his household attended „„£ trooping- of the colors of the Hal- jerstadt cuirassiers and bid the most lordial farewell to the officers. Cirl Killed liy"» Flond. • FEPERAI.SBUKO, Md., March 27.— Mamie Dean, the young- daughter of lacob Dean, living- at Harmony. Caro- .ine county, failed to return from school Tuesdav nig-ht.. A searching party soon rfouud her body in a branch near her icriae. Her throat was cut from ear to ear and she had been otherwise mal- a-eated. The neighborhood was aroused -ind lynchers are looking for the murderer. A FATED FAMILY. W1HITN OUR BORDERS. Series of Fatalities Reported from a South African Home, Traveling Man's Horrible Death—The Deadly Trolley Car—Fatal Boiler Explosion. LOXDOX, March -7.—Press advices by steamer from South Africa give the story of an extraordinary' series of fatalities that occurred near Johannesburg 1 . Three children of a prominent resident, aged respectively S, 10 and 12 years,, left the farmhouse to go to their father, who was in. a lie'ld about half a mile distant. On the way each of them put their hands into the crevice of a rock while searching- for birds' eggs. In the crevice was a deadly snake, and all three of the children were bitteu. Two died almost instantly, while the third managed to crawl back to "the house and raise an alarm. The mother, fi-an- tie with grief, mounted a horse with a view of going for help. She placed the child in front of her, but forgot to securely fasten it, and had hardly got out of the yard when it fell over to the ground, sustaining a fracture of the skull, which caused in stunt death. The mother reentered the house with the body, only to find that her fourth and youngest child had been drowned by falling- into a cistern. The mother is now down with brain fever. Horribly Muiic'eil- NEW YORK, March 27.—John Shaw, OC year.-, old, of this city, buyer and confidential clerk of the firm of Xeuss Bessie in & Co., of this city, fell from the western limited train bound to Chicago, in the 1'ark avenue tunnel Tuesday afternoon. When the accident occurred Mr. Shaw was on his way to Chicago on a business trip. It is supposed that in passing 1 from one of the ears to an other Mr. Shaw lost his balance and fell under the wheels. Mr. Shaw's body was horribly manned. It was completely dismembered, and the head was the only part intact. Victim or the Trolley System. JfKOOKi.Yy, March 27.—The trolley cars claimed another victim Tuesday night—this time a woman 03 years old. She was killed while on her way to attend services at St. Paul's Roman Catholic church, at Congress and Court streets. Her body was mangled to a pulp; she was Telieiided; her entrails were cut out and her legs were twisted and broken in nine different places. The woman killed was Mrs. Mary Ann Mediuger, wife of Eugene F. Medinger. a merchant at 115 Broad street, New York, and the mother of John Medinger, a reporter who for many years worked on the New York Herald, The motorman and conductor were arrested. Mrs. Mcdinger is tlie 103th person killed by the trolley cars since that system was inaugurated. Two Men Klllcil. TOLEDO, 0., March 27.—A special from Van VVert. 0., says: The boiler in Amos llutchins' sawmill, on the turnpike near here, exploded Tuesday afternoon, killing Blakely Shaw and Fred Hutchins, and badly injuring Melville Storz, Isaac Bowman anrl Xeil Fasselt. The mill took fire, and with a, large quantity ol lumber was destroyed. The dead men were married and both leave fara.'Ues. 1'lvp Children BurniMl to IJcntli. ST. PAUL, Minn., March 27,—A special telegram from M.inot. N. D., says: The home of P. Christenson, a carpenter, burned to the ground Tuesday night. Five children who were sleeping upstairs were burned to death. The mother and father with four other children escaped. One of the rescued children was badly burned, but will recover. The fire is supposed to have caught from n. stove in the kitchen." ____^^_ Harriet Heeoher Stou~e Not Inrtane. UA.KTKOHD. Conn., March 27.— During the last two days the family of Harriet Beecher Stowe has been deluged with inquiries as to the condition of the noted novelist, owing to the publication of a story that she had become violently insane and was to be con- nned in au insane asylum. Edward Ueecher Hooker, her physician, has issued a card in which lie states that .Mrs. Stowe is in better health than usual and that she devotes considerable of her time out of doors, visiting fneelv hi"- friends and neighbors. The D«b« Caxc'. • \V.\SHLVGTOX, March 27.—The hearing' of the Debs habeas corpus case was continued, before the supreme court Tuesday, the principal argument for the government being made by Attorney General Olncy. A decision of the court will probably be reached at an enrlv day, and may. owing to the issue of personal liberty involved, antedate other important cases engaging the attention of the supreme court judges. Trnreler UoeK Suddnnly Jnsanc. KANSAS CITY. Mo., March 27.—Marshal! C. Short, a business man of San Francisco, CaL, became . suddenly ^n- sanc on an east-bound .Sa.ntc Fe train near Elmdale. Kan.. Tuesday night and jumped while the coach was moving at the rale of 40 miles an hour and received fatal injuries. Toleprrarus from Towns and Cltia in Indiana. Hate* R*-ll£lon ami ChorchA*. CRAwFORnsvixiE, Ind.. March 27.— The good citizens of Waynetown ar« highly indignant because of the recent intolerant notions of William Fruits, a merchant of the place. Fruits is 73 vears of age and is on the brink of the grave, but, is nevertheless violent' in his hatred of religion ami i ;u- i-hurches. IIe has not attended a. religious servico for half a century. Discovering that- his wife has been attending church h« refuses to permit her to enter his home, and she is stopping with neighbors,. Some weeks ago he loarned that him only child, Mrs. Courtney, had been, converted and joined the church. Ho lost no time in sending her word that, he would never see her again, and, hunting up his attorney, altered his will, disinheriting her. Trxaa Woman Come* Too I-ate. Ei.KiiAUT. lud. March 27.—Twenty- eijjflil years ago George Stanor left his home in Fremont, O. At that time hi* parents were living and were in well- ; to-do circumstances, but both died without having seen or heard from.- their son from the day he left home, • and the family wealth was divided. among the other heirs. Recently Staner came here from Texas, and ' went into the furniture business. A few days ago he was quietly married to a widow named Stewart, and last Friday 1 Fannie Osborne, from Fort Worth, Tex., came her« to marry Staner. She says she will sue for breach of promise. Jf Staner can ffet his share of- the family estate away;.: from the other heirs he will have about $40,000. Incondlarle* Burn the Place. DECATCR. lud., March 27.— Thcdargttv stock barn, cattle and hog sheds and. granaries on the farm of Robinson -. <fc Co. were destroyed by fire with 4,000 bushels of corn, 1,000 bushels of wheat, 150 head of hogs, ten tons - of hay, straw, and farming implements. The buildings occu-.. pied over three acres of ground and were consumed. The property was,; owned by Robinson & Co., of Richmond, Ind. The lire was of an incen- ° diary origin and wan the third attempt.,; to burn the buildings in tin-, last year. • The IONS is §40,000 with small insurance. Thro* Mnrctcr Canon to Ito Trliul. ANDERSON', Ind., March 27.—The . first of three murder cases to come, up at this term of court was called Tuesday morning, Zeno Massard be-' iug arraigned for the murder of "Morf F.ayne in Elwood two monhs ago. The 'famous .Foust murder case comes up Thursday for , trial. George Here being charged with murder in the Jirst degree. On next Monday Ephraira and George Crull and William Cox will be arraigned as accessories to the murder. Hie Collcire Metallic Abandoned. TKKKE HAUTI-:, J.'nd., March 27.—The. field day of the Western Inter-State Collegiate, association has been abandoned for this year. The contests had been fixed for May 18 in this city under the supervision of the Rose Polytechnic institute, but owing to the fact that several of the stronger colleges in tlwi association have temporarily withdrawn, for financial reasons particularly, it was deemed best to not hold tho meet this year. Prominent La L'orcn (Inrt.) Man Killed. LA POKTK, Ind., March 27.—William . Jones, .1 prominent wholesale confectioner, was instantly killed'at KoightS Tuesday morning by a Big Four passenger train. Jones was struck by tho train as he was crossing the street- HU body was frightfully mangled. JHade County Juries- IJTDIASAPOLIS. Ind., March 27.—GOT. Matthews has appointed Eugene A. Ely, of Pike county, judge of the new Fifty-second judicial circuit and James . Kilroy, of Posey county, prosecuting attorney for the Seventh judicial.cir- cuit. lloutrt and Barn Ktirned. GOSHE.V, Ind., March 27. —Fire totally destroyed two residences and a lartf«- stock barn, with all its contents, be- : longinging to John M. Juday, near JJenton. Loss. §12,000, with 82,000 in- • surancc. Found In tho IVooiln. COLUMBIA CITY, Ind., March 27.— Thomas Cunningham, of Lima., O., was found in the woods 3 miles south ol here in a crazed and famished condition. He thinks he has murdered somebody. A Serioan Chart*. VALPARAISO, Ind.. March 27.— Eva : Galloway was arrested in this city on; : a charge of attempting to entice girls, under 15 years of age to go to Chicago and enter disreputable houses. Gl»»» Factory to Shot Bonrn. • • EL-WOOD. Ind.. March 27.—The dia-;.-' mond plate glass factory has closec ' down the casting halls, and will cloy, down the entire plant .Saturday, ani 800 men will be out of employment. A J-'i*;ul Quarrel. ' .. JEFTE«SQ:>VII.LE, Ind., March S7.— ','• John W. Tucker, an ex-city court lawyer, was killed Tuesday by .William Taylor, 70 years o!d. The cause was »,' anarrel over rent due Taylor. •• , :

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