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p'\ VOL. XYI. LOGANSPOKT, INDIANA, SUNDAY MORNING, APM 12, 1891 NO. 88 / DUNLAFS Celebrated Hats STIFF and SILK, BEST MADE, SPRING STYLES Now on Sale D E W B N T B R, The Hatter. Spring Suiting, Spring Pants, Spring Overcoating, The nicest, prettiest patterns ever shown, just received at JOS. S. CRAIG'S. WILL CURE WHOOPIHG,COUGH. [-CATARRit . i SOMETHix$ * U. Some men talk ia whispers; others have voices loud-enough to be heard by the fishes at the bottom of the sea. Some men are always telling you something- in the strictest confidence and as a rule you have heard it before. That is'nt myVay.7' I have no" confider- • j,l communications to make to you, and ill had I would not resort to primers ink .-for. such .'a- purpose. I simply want you to know that my.line of • - • .'..'....... I^Sprlng Suitings, Spring Trousers' and ••'•'•• Spring Overcoatings ; .. ' ' Is large and complete, and-that we are-ready!,to,£ierve.you ' BAENUM'S WEALTH. The Will of the Famous Showman Is Read. His Estate Valued at Over $5,000,000 —How It Is Disposed Of—Providing Against,Contest. WHO THE HEIRS ARE. BEIDGEPORT, Conn., April 11.—The will of the late P. T. Barnum was read at .Maranna immediately after the funeral in the presence of the family and representatives of the press. The wealth of the great showman is estimated to amount to over $5,000,000. .The first will was written by Mr. Bar- :num in 18S2, since which time eight codicils have been added at various times. By a codicil dated July, 1890, he gives his wife 8100,000 absolutely and 340,000 annuity. He bequeathed to the First Universali'st church of this city $15,000 for providing preaching and other services recognized by the United States convention as in conformity to the faith of Universalism. He bequeathed Caroline C. Thompson, of New York, $100,000, to Clinton H. Seely, his grandson, 5534,000. In the same codicil he states that he has no male heir named Barnum, and provides that if Clinton H. Seely will , change his name to Clinton Barnum Seely he will give him -825,000 more. The contract between Barnum Bailey " shall be enforced and 8 percent of his. share in the show is given to Clinton Barnum Seely providing he will devote sufficient time in the interest of the show to carry it on successfully. If the sum reaches over 810,000 a year the balance goes to the estate. To Mrs. Henry Buchetelle, Denver, Col., he gives 7G5 acres of valuable land in Denver. To Treasurer Fish of the great show is bequeathed 3 per cent, of the profits, providing- he remains at the end of five years, in addition to his present salary. The residuary estate, after the payment of bequests, is divided among his children and grandchildren. To Tufts college he bequeaths S4-0,- 000. To Universalist societies and institutions, to hospitals and asylums in various cities about 530,000 is left He leaves SS,000 for a statue of himself at his grave. Any contestant of the will is to be cut ofr. . The last codicil; dated March 30, 1891, provides that his executors shall complete the new historical and scientific society bxulding in this city, the same to cost 51:35,000. • • William R. Hincks, treasurer of the City savings bank, and Treasurer Fish are named as executors to serve without bonds. '•'-••' ' - : JUBILEE OF A JOURNAL. The Golden Anniversary of the Xew York "Tribune." NEW YORK, April 11.—Friday was the fiftieth anniversary of the birth of the New York Tribune,..and the event was fittingly celebrated at night by a jubille, at the Metropolitan opera house. The vast edifice was well filled and a programme worthy of the occasion was rendered. Addresses were made by William McKinley, .Jr., Chauncey' M. Depew, Charles A. Dana, Roswell G. Horr and George William Curtis, an original poem was read by Edmund Clarence Stedman, and an orchestra of fifty pieces under the direction of Walter Damrosch rendered six selections by American composers. Letters of regret were read from President Harrison, • Secretary Elaine, Senators Sherman, Edmunds and Washburn, J. G.Whittier, Attorney 'General Miller, and/Andrew Carnegie, James Parton and .T. V. Powderly. , .- - ,. ;•- : , . Has Killed M»ny. 1 ST., Louis, April 11.— Wils Howard, the Kentucky outlaw and the murderer of twenty-one persons in the Harlan county feud, who has been confined in jail here for two months, was taken to Maries county, Mo., Friday night, where he will be tried next week'for the murder of a deaf mute. Poisoned by. Eating Sugar. PERTH, Scotland, April,' 11.—Great consternation has been caused at Crieff by the poisoning of a large number of residents, which has been traced to sugar bought at a local vender's. Over fifty persons are known'to be ill. Several deaths have occurred already and others are expected. •-'-•' A Coal Mine Flooded. STBEATOE, 111., . April .11,—Water from a swollen creek broke into No. 1 shaft of the .Chicago, Wilmington & Vermilion Coal Company, completely flooding the mines. Several hundred taen will be. thrown out of work until the water is pumped'out. Bobbed a Farmer. ' VANDALIA, 111., .April.lL—While Wilson Campbell, a farmer of Otega township, was out feeding his stock thieves entered the house and stole 5300 in cash. They also broke into Mr. ^Vant- land's house and secured $5 aad a watch. Republican! Win. PBOVIDESCE, R. L, April 11.—-At. the bye election Friday for senator and twelve representatives- the republicans elected all' their candidates. Tie' re-,' publicans have a large majority in both.'! houses. -. ; • WITHIN OUK BOEDERS. Interesting Occurrences Reported from Indiana Towns. The Wheat Crop. , Ind., April 11.— From southern Indiana reports show that the winter- wheat is looking 1 , exceedingly well. The. season so far has been cold and wet and little sunshine. No spring: work has been done to amount to anything-. The excess of moisture is . beginning 1 to show its effect upon. the winter wheat. Farmers sold freely during the recent, advance and have parted with about all of their surplus. In northern and central Indiana there has, been an excess of moisture during the last ten days. Farmers have made no progress with their spring work. There has been no ground plowed yet for corn. Winter wheat has made but little progress toward growth. This is owing to the cold weather, which has.retarded it very materially. Everything, however, points to a good crop qf wheat. Indiana School-Teachers. HUXTINOTOS, Ind., April 11. — Three hundred teaqhers and superintendents are attending the Northern Indiana Teachers' association here. Friday • morning W. H. Hershaan, superintendent of Delphi schools, read a paper on "The High School, Its Relation to the Common School and University." This was followed by discussion by the association. Miss Anna Frederickson, of the lia Porte schools, read "The First Year of School Life." Miss Anna Larose, superintendent of the Logansport schools, read a paper on "Public Opinion and the Public Schools." Miss JSTellie Parkham, of the Elkhart school, delivered an address on "The Dearth of Good Teachers." In the afternoon an excursion was run over the Chicago & Erie railway to the lime kilns and an exhibition .blast given. The next session will' be held in-Goshen. __ _ Dolnjts of Indiana Grand Army Men. INDIANAPOLIS, Ind., April 11.— The department . encampment of the Grand Army closed Friday afternoon. "The election of officers. resulted as follows: Department - commander, Isaac N. Walker, Indianapolis; senior vice commander,- M. D. Tackett, Greensburg: junior vice commander, John W. Elam, Valparaiso; medical director, Dr. P. D. Tillson, Centerville; chaplain, Rev. Daniel JRyan, Irvington; council of ad- .ifenistration; C. A. Zollinger, Fort^Wayne; Lafayette Larsh, Richmond; E, j. Harris, Petersburg; John F. Ham- •inell, Madison; H. B. Snider, Indianapolis. Delegate to national encampment at large, Alvin P. °Hovey; , alternate, M. C. Rankin, Terre Haute. Delegates were appointed from each congressional district. . It was decided to hold the next encampment at Fort Wayne. . 'Hold a Verbal Gift Valid. DELPHI,: Ind., April 11.— A verdict in -one of the suits against the Bowen heirs was, rendered Friday-. The suit was brought by the administrator ol the estate of Abner H. Bowen against Nathaniel Bowen' for intermeddling with the affairs of the estate. The heirs testified that a few days before the elder Bowen died he .called Nathaniel to his -bedside and gave him the personal property on all his, farms, this property to be distributed by Nathaniel among the heirs. " It was a verbal gift. The court ruled that this gift was valid and that no written instrument was necessary. The jury rendered a verdict for the defendant. The case will go to a higher court. . i>7tn? In a DoUtorM Prison. GOSHEN, Ind,, April 11.— Philip Boullion, the old man who has been in jail here for over a year for debt, is rapidly Jailing in health and will probably die in jaiL Boullion was sent to jail by the court, which. decided that he could pay, a debt which he owed if. he- wished to. His board, thirty cents a day, has been paid by his creditor, a Mr. Cater, ever since his imprisonment, and it •looks Very much as -though Boullion intends to stay in jail as long as he lives at Cater's expense in preference to paying the debt. •••••• . . ... . ;., Charged 'with False Sivearlnjr. • : SHELBY VILLE, Ind. , April 11.— Sheriff Burke brought in Delancy Mahon lata Friday evening on an indictment found against.him-for obtaining money under false pretenses. He : and his wife own 200 acres jointly, but; the records: fail tO- show the joint ownership. ; He ; came to the city, it ,is. alleged, and made affidavit that he was the owner in fee simple of 200' acres unincumbered and obtained thereon 85, 000 from W. T. White. His bond was placed at- 810,000. Fire at Mnncie. MUNCIE, Ind.,, April 11.— The large frame warehouse belonging to 0. W. Crabbs, in jwhich was stored $3,000 •worth of carriage material owned by Kelley, Maus & Co. of Chicago, was destroyed by fire Friday 'afternoon. The Chicago firm has its stock covered by insurance, while Mr. Crabbs only carried a policy for a very small sum on the building. _ Factory Blown, Over at Marlon* MABIOX, Ind., April 11.— Wind removed a large factory building from itsioundation here Friday afternoon, damaged others, and played havoc g-en- ally in the western part of the city. The storm moved from south to north, and affected but a narrow strip. CONTINUED! Special Handkerchief Sale For To-Morrow, Mr. Wise on his recent trip to New York was especially fortunate in discovering a few large lines,, of Ladies' and Gents 7 Handkerchiefs in the hands of importers who were very anxious to sell. He bought two or three entire Stocks at low figures, and we will to-morrow give the people a chance io share in our good luck. The entire lot will be on Special Sale at Wonderfully Low Prices at WILER &WISE, No. 315 Fourth Street. S u r e -t* Death! Ir^f - • To Goeferoaehes^ Rats, Mice, and Bedbugs. FISHER'S LIGHTNING EXTERMINATOR, At Ben Fisher's Drug Store, 311 FoiirthTSt. ' "' . I WHISTLE FOR D. A. H A U K He has the goods and prices. Best Clock for the 1 monej.. Best Watch for the'money.' Best Spectacle - for the /money. Best work, done for the money.;' No. 4rlOl Broadway. ... Tfie Jeweler and Optician. D. A. HA UK. CROSS • TrtEOmOINAKlND GENUINE. THoonlTSsfe, 8nro,«iiar«Iteil»PUl*r»I«. lAdleL ait Droicllt for CMi»"l«"< JSMto* Lomond .Brami.in Bed md OoU ncuUll {SstSlSTritb'lu. ribbon; Take neither kl.d. JK»>J" -S«4.*i«toM «nifti(««toM. ,, taOimasStSl, «n4 . or L'dhw." <» l*tf, 'SaU'Iir »I1 toaai>n««liU. . CHlCMEtTEH CHEMICAL Co y JOHNSTON BROS. "The Corner Drug .Store." Johnston Bros, have removed to, the Cor. of 4th and Broadway, - - (Strecker Building.) A Full ail Complete Line of DRUGS ON HAND PRESCRIPTIONS CAREFULLY COMPOUNDED. . I '-V VI

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