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THE LOGANSFORT PHAROS. 23D YEAR. MONDAY EVENING, DECEMBER 13. 1897 NO. H "Meet me Cinder the Sky Light.' The Greatest, The Grandest, The Biggest and The Best. Dry Goods Store in Northern Indiana will be ready for the public's inspection, the first of the coming week. In point of store service, equipment and elegance, it will rival any ot the city stores. Wait to see it. The announcement of our GRAND OPENING will be made later. "WATCH US GROW." "WATCH US GROW, "Your Store" will be The Christmas Store. FBDM SLEEP TO DEATH Passage to the Other World of the Mother of President McKinley. CALMLY. AS A BABE GOES TO BEST, Slio Accomplish*** the .Journey to tn» Ilouriie That l>ivid«-s the Ht-rf; and Hereafter—All Her Living Children Present at the Km1—Funerul Tomorrow. , and President to Leave for "VViishinj^ton Tomorrow Kvenintc—KingrupHical. Canton. O., Dec. 13.—Mrs. McKinley, the president's mother, passed from life at a few minutes past 2 o'clock yesterday morning with all of her children and other immediate friends at her bedside. She did not suffer, but gradually passed from the deep sleep in which she had rested almost constantly for the past ten days into the sleep of death. At 2:35 an undertaker was summoned and the first publicity given to the Broadway. Through to Wall Street. 306 Fourth treet ing Co.'s Flours AUTOMATIC. AND These Flours are the Purest and of Highest Grade on the Market, THEM FITS. That's what you'll get if I make your clothes . I'm making Fall Suits and Overcoats to order from $16 to $40.00 ............. G. flicker, "Tailor, *th and Broadway. Annual Gas Rates RTIFICIAL and Natural Gas Bills are now due and payable at the company's office. Natural Gas Consumers desiring to avail themselyes of the Ancual 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. Talk? Gaslo. lJ •;& 8 9 HARPER'S MAGAZINE ~^ill enter the cotnint; year prepared to five to the mdinz public ih.it which his made it famous tor the Kist quarter of a 'century — contributions from the pens of the great lileory men and women 01 the world illustrated by leading artists. A brief glance over its prospectus aunoances such reading as OUR PACIFIC PROSPECT 11K3. 1VILLIAM M'ELVLEr, 8R, death. The end \vas very quiet aird peaceful. It was difficult to tell when she had breathed her last. There was no struggle'. She seemed to sleep her iife away. The president and all of her family were by her side" There were no recognitions, however. Her last consciousness was hours before her final taking away. Funeral Survive* Arranged. Funeral services will be held in the First M. K. church of this city at 1 o'clock tomorrow afternoon. Interment will follow in "West Lawn cemetery, just west of the City, and tomorrow evening President JIcKinley and wife and officials from Washington who attend the funeral will leave for the capital. Pallbearers have been selected trom among the older members of the church and those who for years have been close- neish'jors of the deceased. They are Judge. William R. Day. Hon. William A. Lynch. ex-Mayor R. A. Cassidy, L. L. Miller, W. W. Clark, Judge T. J. McCarty. David Zollars, ex-Mayor John F. Blake. The First Methodist church church is the one in which Mrs. McKinley worshiped during .her residence here, and the president has always been associated with the church. Revived an Old Custom. At dayljgrht yesterday morning, at the suggestion of some of the older members of the congregation that an old- time custom now almost obsolete be observed to publicly announce the death, the bell in the tower of the church slowly tolled off the years of her age. It is a coincidence that Mrs. McKinley died at almost the identical hour of the day as did her husband on Thanksgiving, five years ago. Messages of condolence have been pouring into the telegraph office from all quarters and many friends have already called at the house to offer sympathy. OF AX OLD VIRGINIA FAMXLY, E? PROJECTS FOR K. MOmfiVlX CAStL JS/ffw. illi-H> TCKftS IISTKRX SIBERIA ASD THE PAOUC " - SO.VS.li THE COMUKKCl.U, ISFOKTA-NTE OF A-\ ISTHMli-V ClMl £t ll-OKJTH.VCrO.V C. F0£l> THE DEVELOPMENT OK OVR 1MUF1C DOHil.X £ r CHARLES r.V RODEN'S CORNER-THE NOVEL OF THE YEAR hv HEN-KY ^BTOX MBKSIMAN, author of "The Sowers." Striking novelties in short action will bi contributed bv such authors as W. D. Howclis, Richard Hardinc Dans, Erander Ma:th«ws, Frederic Remington. Ruth McEncry Stuart, and others. There wfll be a series of articles on THE PROGRESS OF SCIENCE EUROPE, POLITICAL AND SOCIAL ART AND THE DRAMA ARMIES AND NAVIES STUDIES IN AMERICAN SOCIETY AMERICAN CHARACTER SKETCHES Fttia't free to all susszrifcrs i« -^ United Stairs, Carta£:, t**<^ Mexico. Snb.$* »y*»r.° AddreJl HARPER ft BROTHERS. Pub's, N.Y. City. Send for tree prospectus Ca,. Lew Wallace H, S, Williams W. D. Howctis C. D. Winer Which Moved to Oliio in tlie First Decade of the Century—Her CliHracter. Nancy McKinley came of a family which was transplanted from England, to the hills of Virginia, Her maiden name was Allison. The Allison family subsequently removed to Green county, Pa,, where Abner Allison, Nancy's father, was born, and where he married Ann Campbell, of Scotch-German descent. Early in the present century Mr. and Mrs. Allison came !rom Pennsylvania to Columbiana county, this state, traveling by pack horses. In 1S09, near the present city of Lisbon, Nancy Allison was born. Her girlhood was passed on.the farm and in 1S27 she was married to William McKinley, a young iron - manufacturer. The couple lived first at Fairfieid and afterward at Xiles and Poland, before removing to Canton. Nine children were born to them. They were David Allison, deceased; .deceased; James, deceased; Mary, deceased: Helen Minerva, now living ar Canton: Sarah Elizabeth, now the wife of Mr. A. J. Duncan, of Cleveland; Will- .am, the president; Abigail Celia, deceased, anil Abner, whose home is in. New York. William McKinley, Sr., died in November, 1S92, at the age of S5 years. Mrs. McKicley was distinctively a home-loving; woman, and the two-story frame cottage in this city where she | died and where she had lived for many ! years was dearer to her than than any { other spot on earth. There she spent | her declining days with her daughter I Helen and her grandchildren, Grace and James McKinley. receiving occasional visits from her other children, seldom going out except to church, where she could be found every Sunday morning unless prevented by illness. While showing deep affection for her other. | children she had naturally followed the | career or "William with pride and solicitude. During the memorable campaign of last year for the nomination and afterwards for the election Mrs. McKinley was one of the most interested observers. She was always given the ot honor .at the home, tf liar il- rious sou, ana on tne aay or nis nomination by the St. Louis convention she heard the news as soon as he did. It was ther.. that William McKinley showed the love he bore his mother by kissing her as soon as he had received the announcement of the re- eult at St. Louis. All through the try- tig campaign that followed she watched after her son with deep interest. SOME THUG DOINGS AT CHICAGO. HOT DEBATE IS LIKELY House Has a Prospect for Pretty Lively Sessions During the Present Week, •Bffirrr and a Pole Who 'Kesisted Arrest 1'jilally Shot—KriexudiUje Kampaut. •Chicago, Dec. 13.—Policeman William ,T. CoghUin and a Pole named Bazlows- ki whom the officer was attempting; to arrest were both fatally shot yesterday. Coghlan and another officer attempted to serve a warrant on the Pole, who resisted, and in the roeiee Coghlan's revolver was discharged, the ball taking effect just above his heart. Coghlan's partner succeeded in overpowering the Pole and started for the patrol box. On the way Bazlowski broke away. In the strusgk- the officer's pistol was discharged and the prisoner received abal! in exactly the same place Coghlan was shot. Both men wil die. Alexander Molkinten. an aged laborer. Saturday night beat his wife over the head with a poker, fracturing" her skull and.tearing off one of her ears. He then attempted to cut the throat of hi3 daughter-in-law, and when she escaped from him slashed himself ac'ross the wrist in an attempt to kill himself. He will recover and his wife will die- Residents of the west side have concluded that, in self-defense lies their only chance of securing immunity from che attacks of highwaymen. An organization to be- known as the "Citizens' Auxiliary Police" is in processof formation. The members will go armed and are pledged to fight when attacked by bandits, who are thick here and rob at will, sometimes in hearing 1 distance of police stations. DUBOIS AGAINST.ANNEXATION. OTVTL SEEYIOE KEPOE1! TO BE UP, Has Been to Hawaii, and Pound How th« Laud Lies Out There. Blackfoot. Ida., "Dec. IS.—ETx-Senator Dubois. who has just reached home after an extended visit to Japan, China and Hawaii, says the United States will not annex these islands against the bitter opposition of the natives. He says there are less than 1.200 male Americans on the islands over 21 years of age, and nearly half of them are opposed, while nearly all the balance of the population is against annexation. Nothing but the support of the United States government keeps the present oligarchy "misnamed a republic" in power. They could not sustain thern- selves^a day if the United States should withdraw its support. It will require a large armed force constantly to maintain any government the United States may establish there. The natives will never consent to the destruction of their national life. , New York, Dec. 13.—Senator Hanna, who is here rather under the weather, speaking of Hawaiian annexation, thought it would be accomplished by joint resolution for lack of two-thirds majority in the senate. His attention was called to the fact that Senator Hoar had presented a petition from 21,000 native Hawaiians who onposed annexation. "Yes. I suppose the natives are opposed to it," was his only comment. PUBLICLY EXCOMMUNICATED. Roman Catholic Bishop CrcBtes a Sensation in a Missouri Town. St. Joseph, Mo., Dec. 13.—Religious circles in this city were stirred up yesterday by the public excommunication of Mrs. Charles Miller, formerly Miss Katherine Moriarity, her mother, and all relatives and Roman Catholics who participated In her marriage ceremonies and the reception which followed, because the young woman was wedded by a Protestant minister. The letter of excommunication from Rt. Rev. Bishop Burke and addressed to Rev. Father Newman, pastor of the cathedral congregation, was read at all of the services in the cathedral yesterday. On Thursday of last week Miss Katherine Moriarity was married to Charles A. Miller at the First Presbyterian church, by Rev. George A. Trenholm. After the marriage services a reception was held at the home of the bride's mother. In his letter of excommunication Bishop Burke spoke of the "unusual publicity that had been given to the affair." and for that reason placed not only Mrs. Miller,but her relatives and all Roman Catholics who participated in her marriage ceremonies, under the ban of the church. Chicago Brickmakers Combine. Chicago, Dec. 12.—The organization into one corporation of all the brick manufacturers of Cook county was perfected Saturday afternoon. It will control the entire output of the county. The yards which joined the association have a combined capacity of 1,000,000,000 brick per year. The new organization will be known as the Cook County Brick company. The concerns in the combination are all large manufacturers of common brick, and it is claimed that the purpose of the company is to keep up prices and prevent competition. Clemency A-sked for Illinolsans. Springfield, Ills.. Dec. 13. — Several prominent citizens of southern Illinois were here Saturday asking Governor Tanner for clemency for Colonel 'William R. Brown and Colonel Brunner, formerly of the banking firm of Hrown & Brunner. which failed in 1895. The men were convicted on but one charge —receiving deposits within thirty days of failure. The case is now in the supreme court, and Governor Tanner refused to act until a decision is ordered, in that court. _____ Chicago Car Company In Trouble. Chicago. Dec. 13.—Judge Seaman. In the United States circuit court, has entered a decree of foreclosure against the United States Car company for $2,018,708, the amount of first mortgage bonds and interest. In case of the fall- are of. the company to pay the amount within ten days the property at Hegewisch Ja to b£ *gYe£tjs«i for Because Its Enemies Are to Go Cp Ajralnsc It—Appropriation Therrfor in the X**£is- lative. Executive and Judicial Bill To Be Attacked—Seal Question Stay Come Up Also—Senate Forecast—Opponents of th< Civil Service -Law Hold a Meeting. Washington. Dec. 13.—If the present programme is carried out congress wil adjourn for the holiday recess next Saturday. The week in the house promise;, to be made memorable for the forma inauguration of the war agrainst the civil service law. The legislative, executive and judicial appropriation bill which will be taken up tomorrow, contains the regular appropriation for the civil service commission, andwhether or not all the members who favor the repeal or modification of the law unite to strike down the provision for its maintenance as the quickest and most direct method of crippling its operation, undoubtedly some willadvocatethiscourse, and the "hole civil service question will be dragged into the arena of debate. How long: the debate will last it is impossible to predict. Hill to Prohibit Scaling-. Chairman Hitt. of the foreign affairs committee, will again seek to secure the passage of the bill to prohibit pelagic sealing by citizens of the United States. There is some strong opposition to the passage of this measure in its present form, and the whole question of the Behring sea negotiations may be precipitated when it is called up. Hopkins of Illinois and other members favor a limitation on the period of the operation of the act. if it Is to be passed, so that in case Great Britain refuses to restrict similarly her citizens our citizens may not be placed at a disadvantage. Others, like Johnson of North Dakota, think the extinguishment of the seal herds in the near future is certain and are not disposed to favor any legislation looking to their preservation. .Semite AVill Discuss Immigration. The work of the senate so far as it has been mapped out for the week includes the consideration of the immigration bill, which stands on the calendar as the unfinished business; the probable debate, df the census bill, and the pronouncing of eulogies upon the late Representative Holman, of Indiana. The general opinion among friends of the measure is that there will be no very strenuous opposition to the immigration bill and that it may be passed after a brief debate. The friends of Hawaiian annexation on the committee on foreign relations are now expecting to^isk the senate to take up the treaty during the week, though quite well aware of the impossibility of securing final action before the holidays. They are decided also upon taking the treaty up as such, instead of attempting to secure legislation on a joint resolution. They may postpone their request for consideration until January. The senate leaders express themselves as agreeable to the house programme for adjournment for the holidays on Saturday. ASSAULT OX THE MERIT LAW. Sixty Republicans from Twenty-Two States at a. Meeting—Leaders Absent. Washington, Dec. 13.--A largely attended meeting of Republican representatives in congress waa held Saturday night in the river and harbor committee room to devise means for securing a change - in the present civil service law. About sixty members were present, representing most of the states having Republican delegations in congress. It was noticeable, however, that Speaker Reed, Dingley, and other leaders of the house did no* attend. Among those present were Grosvenor, Weaver, Shattuck. Lybrand and Bromwell, of Ohio; Reeves, Werner, Prince; Mills, Belknap and Connoly, of Illinois; Steele, Faris and Landis, of Indiana; Bingham, Packer and Young, of Pennsylvania; Tawney. Eddy and Fletcher, of Minnesota; Hepburn, of 'Iowa; Pearson, White and Linuey, of North Carolina; Costiss, Smith and Snover, of Michigan; Walker, of Virginia; Evans and David- son.of Kentucky; OdellandMahaney,of New York: Sulloway and Clark, of New Hampshire; Mudd, of Maryland; Johnson, of. North 'Dakota, and Strode, of Nebraska, As indicating the representative character of the meeting, it was stated that twenty-two states were represented, including fourteen chairmen of committees. Representative Hepburn acted as chairman. The discussion took a wide range, but in the main was temperate and conservative. The main speakers were Grosvenor,. Connoly, Evans, Paris. Mahaney and Darr. It was finally determined to name a committee to devise a plan of action and the following resolution was adopted: "That the chairman appoint a committee of seven, the chairman of which shall be Representative Grosvenor. of Ohio, with the chairman of this meeting as a member, who shall examine the bills pending before the committee on reform of the civil service and report to a. subsequent meeting of this conference by bill or otherwise." The chairman named the following committee: Grosvenor, Hepburn, Pearson, Tawney, Evans, O'Dell and Steels. Japan Xot Looking for Trouble. "Washington, Dec. 12.— Minister H-^hl, of Japan, has arrived here and reiterates his statement that Japan Is not looking for a fight with Uncle Sam, fraa no chip on her shoulder and only wants her rights In. Hawaii recognized, which she is sure the TJnited States will concede. Japan, he says, has absolutely no objection to any annexation of Hawaii that does i-not extinguish her treaty fighta "V . Rcyal BUk** tlw food pun. Absolutely Pur* 1OYAL BAKING WWDEB CO., Indian Territory To Be Shaken Up. Vv;hington.- Dec. 13.—The indications are that this congress will pass a general bill for the entire rehabilitation of Indian Territory. The measure, as now planned, will be made to embrace everything that has been sought to be accomplished in the past by the Dawes Indian committee, which is still negotiating with the five, civilized tribes, but which "will be here next week to report the discouraging existing conditions. The bill will cover all the questions of citizenship, allotments of land, disposition of town sites, mineral lands, full jurisdiction of the United States courts over the present reservations, and other matters bearing on the extinguishment of tribal organization. The first steps in the matter have been taken by the Indian committees of both the senate and house. Where tw Invent the Sloney. Washington, Dec. 13.—The postofflce department is considering a plan which will, it is hoped, obviate the chief objection heretofore advanced to the establishment of postal savings banks. Congressmen generally are fully persuaded of the value of savings banks. But the great objection heretofore has been that there was no way to invest the deposits of the banks. With a big permanent national debt the matter is easily settled. But that is not the situation here, so an investment had to be found. The plan under consideration is to lend the deposits to national banks at the rate of 2Vj per cer.t. interest, taking collateral and real estate security therefor. - Increase of Domestic Kxporl*. Washington, Dec. 12.—The statement of the principal articles of domestic exports (about 9S per cent, of the whole) for the month of November shows a total of $S^,o23.flS9, an increase over October of more than $0,000,000, and over the same month last year of $6,000,000. The increase over November, 1895. is $22,000,000, and November, 1S94, $24,000,000. Postal Receipt* Arc Increiuilnp. Washington, Dec. IS.—A statement prepared at the postoffice department shows that the gross postal receipts at fifty of the largest offices for November amounted to $3.327,£6S, an Increase of 5382,535, or 12.9 per cent, over the corresponding month last year. FIRE COST NEARLYj^MILLION. Big Kliizc in iv Philadelphia Carpot Establishment and Its Vicinity. Philadelphia, Dec. 1,1.—The damag* resulting from Saturday night's fire at John & James Dobson's wholesale and retail carpet salesrooms, 809 and 811 Chestnut street, will roach a larger sum than was first estimated. Over $800,000 n building and stock went up in umoka and fire, which was fully covered by Insurance. The losses are divided as folows: Dobson building, J60.000; stock. S500.000; Sharpless Bros., adjolningrDob- son's on the east, 200,000 on building and stock; Commonwealth Title Insurance and Trust company, adjoining Dobson's on the west, $30,000, and W. H. Hosklns, stationary and fancy (roods, 805 Chestnut street, $25,000. Sharpless Bros, and the Commonwealth company were principally damaged by falling walls and water. Acquitted of Intent to Xurder. Madison, Wia, Dec. 18.—Captain J. C. Rollis, of Stoughton, was acquitted Saturday night of the charge of aw&uit with intent to murder Mayor C. K- Roe. The case grew out of a disturbance at the armory in Stoughton over the leaa- ng of the building for a church meet- ng. Captain Rollis refused possession, and it is alleged drew his sword upon Mayor Roe. Iowa lias a Half Million Deficit. Des Moines, la., Dec. 13.—State Auditor McCarthy in his biennial report estimates that there will be a deficit n the state treasury of nearly $500,000 next June. He explains how extraordinary appropriations and expenditure* have caused this deficit, and says thst there need be no serious apprehension on the part of the people. Strikinc Miners Win Their Point. Mount Olive, Ills., Dec. 13.—The strflt- ng miners who have been idle for five months this morning resumed •work at the scale adopted at Springfield. It ii a complete victory .for the DElGEMBiRR, AJ. ttHEAT HOXTKJ We all must give fOrChriitmiu Hauk can t how you more, and at le« price too, Bay Kttne- thiog that willlutalife time. Fieri »nd WctchM by tfce bandntf . «10 Broadway. Dfaunoodi«r D. A. HAUK. t »c

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