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December 20, 1897

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THE LOGANSPORT PHAROS. YEAR. MONDAY JEVENING, DECEMBER 20. 18«7 NO. 44 "MEET ME UNDER THE SKY LIGHT.' You are Going to buy something in the Holiday line. Why not buy AT ONCE? It means much to you—better selection, quicker service and smaller crowds. We earnestly advise you to do your shopping in the morning, or the first days of this week. OPENING SAL.E We will have on sale 50 handsome Fur Wraps consigned to us by one of New York's largest manufacturers for Christmas trade. The garments are billed at about one half former prices and we will place them on sale at a very slight commission. Triple plate silver cups worth SOc for.'. 33c Delft cups and saucers, worth 40c foi ,. 25c Bohemian glass vases, gold trimmed for 26c Handsome plush and celluloid albums, worth $2.50 for $1 50 Handsome perfume atomizers,worth 75c for SOc All widths, all silk ribbon, worth 15c for. lOc Embroidered trimmed muslin gowns, the $1.00 kind for 75c Exclusive lines of underwear for men, women and Children at 50 and Christmas kid gloves, the reliable kind, Foster's all shades, $2.00, $1.50 and $1.00 Satin belt hose supporter, tancy elastic, worth SOc for 25c Our Handkerchief Display Draws the Crowds, Indies' all linen handkerchiefs, Hemstitched ,. 5c Children's fancy handkerchiefs 3 for lOc Embroidered hemstitched swiss handkerchiefs, worth 25c for 15c One-half doz ladies initialed handkerchiefs for 88c Ladies' lace edge, hemstitched initialed handkerchiefs 10'c Thin linen embroidered hemstitched handkerchiefs, worth 40c for 25c And numerous other bargains. Ask for any of these and you will be surprised at the yalues. ^ YOUR STORE 13 THE CHRISTMAS STORE. New Hampshire Statesman Says tGage's Programme Must Be Shelved. OB THEY'LL SE OLD KIOK TO PAT. 409, 411Bdwy. 306 Fourth Street. Through to Wall Street. Use Logan Mill- ingCo.'s Flours PATENT AND AUTOMATIC. WINDOW GLASS" McN TO RESUME These Flours are the Purest and of Highest Gmde on the Market. The "Domestic" Office. Now is the time to provide your, self with a good Sewing Machine at a very low price. My stock includes all the leading makes. My terms are easy, and there is no excuse for being out of a good sewing machine n the house. The old stand 529 Broadway, near 6th R B WHITSETT FALL AND Winter Woolens. The most complete assortment of Up-to-date Fabrics in Plaids, Checks, Stripes, Serges and in fact anything you want for a first class Business DRESS SUIT. Prices the Lowest in the City. John R. Carroll, 1222 BROADWAY, ==PATENTS== American and Ganadian Patents promptly obtained, Patent, Mechanical and Perspective Drawings prepared, Inventions Developed. Fifteen Thousand Worki-rs in Class to Jlf- S"in IJusim'Srt in Three iVeeks. Pittsbuvg, Dec. 20.—Window glass factories throughout the United States- will , be able to resume work just as soon as they can get the furnaces hot enough to begin work. This\will be in about three weeks, and mea.V, u-ork fo; 1 about 15,000 men. Last night telegrams were sent to the managers of every window glass plant in the country to start the fires at once, as a settlement of the wage question, which has been so long; in dispute, had been reached. The workers will resume at an ad- rance which is not as larse as was expected, and for which such a strong contention was made. One week ago a settlement was reached by the blowers and gatherers. The cutters and (Jatteners, who have (seceded from the Window Glass Workers association, were not satisfied with, the rate offered and held out until late Saturday evening, when ;:he manufacturers offered the cutter:; 13 and the flatteners 15 per cent, raise over last year. Heretofore the flatteners have In addition been paid 25 per cent, of the gross earnings of the blowers. This feature was the hardest pill for the flattener? to swallow, but they finally concluded to accept the offer, thus end- Ing a protracted and expensive lockout. Another Luetgert Juror Suxpectea. Chicago, Dec. 20.—Another juror in the Luetgert case is under investiga- lion by the defense. Rumors were cur- -ent Saturday as to juror's identity, but the attorneys refused to confirm or 3eny any of them. It was admitted, lowever, that there is some.ground for suspicion that one juror expressed vio- enc opinions relative to the merits of :he case before he was summoned, and that affidavits similar to. those which ed to the dismissal of Hoffman and Boasbenr are likely to be obtained. .Murderer Merry at Chicago. Chicago. Dec. 20.—Chris Merry.charged ;vith the murder of his wife, and James Smith, his alk-ged accomplice, arrived .n Chicago yesterday from Princeton, iCy., where they werearrested. Bothmen .vere laterconfronted by Joseph Hickey, upon whose confession they were ar- -ested. but t!-ey stoutly denied any knowledge of Mrs. Merry's death, and .vere finally placed in jail, pending elimination. l*re»ent Congress Much More Likely to Issue >Iore Greenbacks Than to Retire What There Is, and to Order the Payment of Bonds in "Silver or Gold" and Command the President to Prefer Silver, He Says—A Prediction. Washington, Dec. 20.—Senator Chan- filer has written a letter to the Washington Post in which he says: "If the secretary of the treasury and his single gold standard associates will cease their demand for impossible currency legis- ation congress will pass the necessary appropriation bills, probably take care of Hawaii and Cuba, there will not be a serious party division during the session, ai;c! there will be an adjournment n May. Business will revive, the treasury receipts will ecual the expenditures, he balance of trade wil continue in our avor, and the Reupblican party will be s'ovember, 1SDS, elect a majority of the house in the Fifty-fifth congress. Otherwise There Will Be Trouble. "On the other hand, if Secretary Gagre continues to press upon congress a bill the object of which he says is 'first to commit the country more thoroughly to the gold standard,' and the immediate effect of which is to throw doubts upon the sincerity of the president's declarations in favor of continued efforts to secure bimetallism, a political turmoil -will arise in congress which will spilt the now united Republicans into fragments, while it wil unite and consolidate the now incongruous opposition. More Instead of No Greenbacks. "It is not feasible to retire the greenbacks; there is more probability that a bill will be sent to the president to increase their amount. It is ont possible to secure the passage through either house of a bill making the greenbacks into sold notes or authorizing bonds payable in gold. The effect to do either thing will probably result in the passage nf a bill for the redemption of ;:he reen backs in silver dollars, and for the payment of all United States bonds in gold or silver coin, in the discretion of the president, who will be commanded to exorcise his option for the advantage of the government and not for the advantage of creditors. Makes Some Dire Predictions. "With such an uproar in congress as these proceedings will create, with western congressmen embroiled therein; with presidential vetoes, as threatened by Secretary Gage, under angry discussion, it. •Ptitu. happen that ail business enterprises and funds and stocks will be disturbed, prices will fall, insolvencies will increase, and the Republicans will lose the congressional elections in 1S9S as disastrously as they did in 1890, and beyond the hope of a favorable reaction in 1900 at which time, therefore, a Bryan Democratic president and congress will be chosen. Says It Is Time to Keep Still. "Whether, we are to have one of these results—political safety, or the other- political destruction—depends entirely upon the course to be pursued by Secretary Gage and those who are pressing him forward, namely, the Gold Standard League of New York and the self- constituted National Monetary Conference. How much Secretary Gage cares for the Republican party is not known. Whether President McKinley, whose good faith toward bimetallism is coming to the test, will stop his secretary in his insane career is not known. It is to be hoped he will. But no political situation has been clearer than the present to sound eyes since the Republican party bagan its marvelous career forty- two years ago. There are times for all things. There is a time to move and a time to keep still, and now is the time lo so keep." investigation as he'would make would cost the government about $20.000. Some Official Christina* Gift*. Washington, Dec. 20.—-The president sent a long list of nominations to the senate Saturday, among which, were the following:: William P. Williams, assistant treasurer *.t Chicago; William Penn Nixon, tollector of customs for the district of Chicago; Archibald A. Young, surveyor of customs for the port of Indianapolis; John C. Ames, marshal of j the United States for the northern dis- • trict of Illinois. To be United States ! consuls: Chester TV. Martin, of Michigan, at Amherstburg. Ont.; John A. Barnes, of Illinois, at Cologne, Germany; John G. Ingersoll, of Illinois, at Copenhagen, Denmark: Julian Phelps. of Iowa, at Crefeld. Germany; Edward C. Cramer, of "Wisconsin, at Florence, Italy; Charles B. Harris, of Indiana, at Nagasaki, Japan; James Franklin Darnell of Indiana, at Nog-ales. Mex.; .Frank W. ilahin, of Iowa, at Reichenberg, Bohemia. Congress Has All the Facts. Washington. Dec. 20.—In answer to a senate resolution adopted at the extra session the secretary of state has submitted a great mass of documentary information collected by United States ministers abroad as to postal telegraphs, postal telephones and savings banks in foreign countries. The reports are in all of the European languages and are all from official sources comprising a, most complete history of the development of the various government agencies and the plan of operation in each country. Brief of Congressional Doings. Washington, Dec, 20. — The senate Saturday passed a bill adding $12,500 to the cost of the government buildings at the Omaha exposition and taking the same amount from the cost of the government exhibit. The conference com- mltte reported an agreement on the Klondike relief bill and the bill was passed. A number of requests on the departments for papers was adopted. An executive session was held and the senate adjourned to Jan. 5. 189S. Except to adopt the conference report on the Klondike relief bill the house devoted Saturday to eulogies on the late Representative Cooke, of Chicago. Adjourned to Jan, 5, 1S8S. Reform of the Naturalization I-aw. Washington, Dec. 20.—A proposition is being discussesd to make a thorough reform of the naturalization laws on the lines of the immigration educational test bill. That measure has been favorably reported by the house immigration committee and will be taken up in the house after the holidays. DEATH OF WASHINGTON HESING. R«y«I aukM the fowl tmn. •OVAL tUt»S MWPCK CO., NCVVMK. KILLED THE HERALD, Cuban Rebels Machete a. Spanish Officer Who Went on a Mission of Peace. A1SO THE MA1T HE WENT TO SEE, THAT CHARGE AGAIXST GIDEON. B B. GORDON. Western Rase Ball Chicago, Dec. 20.—The magnates of the Western Ease Ball League did not ' iccomplish much at their meeting- Sat- I nrday. The old question of the eighth j Franchise came up as usual, and noth- ' Ing- -was settled regarding it. Omaha, Srand Rapids, Toledo, and Dee Moines mere aDDlicants for it 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. ............ Q. Tucker, Tailor, 4th Md Broadway, Meat For Mince Pie*. Two pounds of boiled and chopped beef, three-fourths of a pound of fat salt port chopped fine, 8 pounds of apples chopped fine, 2 pounds of sugar, a cupful of molasses, 8 pounds of raisins, a pound of currants, a half pound of citron, an ounce of cinnamon, an ounce of cloves and 2 nutmegs; make the whol» moist-with boiled Accused Man Says It Is a tie, and That H« Courts Investigation. Washington, Dec. 20.—F. M. Gideon, ifhe clerk of the general land office who was referred to by Thomas Reddington ;n his testimony before the senate Pacific railroad committee Saturday ai having- changed the land office records so as to throw 5,000,000 acres of government land to the Southern Pacific railroad, has made a clear denial of the rbarge. Gideon is a resident of Washington,, and at his home, 1734 Fifteenth street, made the following statement: "The story told by Mr. Reddington is absurd, ridiculous and unqualifiedly false and without foundation or color of truth. The records of the land office will vindicate me, but I will insist upon the most thorough investigation, and stand ready at all times to answer any ind all questions so far as my connection with the Southern Pacific lands or my connection with the land office are concerned. I court the fullest inquiry into the matter." Gideon was appointed to the land office from Kokomo, iDd., in 1SS3 and was in charge of the di- rision of nd;ustji:ent of land grants. Upon leaving: the land office he was employed by the Southern Pacific as an attorney before the intertordepartment, remaining in its employ until December, . Reddingrton's charge was that * clerk in the general land office named ideon had in 1S92 taken the office records to his apartments and kept them for two days, changing them so as to insure an increase of several million acres in the land grants. After this transaction Gideon had resigned, and the witness could not say what lad become of him. He said that $53,000 had been paid for the change of the records. Reddington -was unable to give the committee the residences of witnesses, but hi> said that if placed in charge of th« investigation he could get the (acts. He thoueht tnar suci as Heart Disease Suddenly Carries Oft" the Chicago Ex-Postmaster. Chicago, Dec. 20.—Washing-ton Hes- ins, proprietor of the Illinois Stats Zeitung-.and postmaster of Chicago during the last term of Pres ! d e n t Cleveland, died suddenly yesterday afternoon of heart disease at his home in Mich- ig-.a n avenue During the afternoon he was down town and attended to several bus i n e s s matters, returning: to his resi- WASHINGTON HESING. denee shortly after 3 o'clock. Mrs. Hesing at the time was out shopping. A few minutes after 4 tl^e servant grirl went to Hesing's room on an errand. When she entered he was breathing heavily apparently asleep, and the girl went out as softly as possible, in order to avoid rousing him. From that time until 5 o'clock when Mrs. Hesing returned, he was alone in the room. His wife noticed at once upon entering the room that he was very ill, and quickly summoned assistance, but by the time medical aid was at hand Hesing- was dead. The physicians declared that he had died of hesrt disease, and said that in all probability they could not have saved him had they reached him before life was extinct. Washington Hesing was an Ohioan; •seas born at Cincinnati. May. 14, 1S49. He was the son of Anton C. Hesingr and Louise L. Hesing. Up to 1861 young Hesing attended the city schools at Chicago, his father having removed to this city in 1S54. In 1866 he entered Yale and was graduated with a degree. The year following his graduation he entered the University of Berlin on a special course. In 1S72 he began active work on The Staats Zeitung, of which his father was proprietor, and in a. few years became the managing editor of the paper. From the time of his connection with the paper Hesing- took an active interest in politics, and was a Republican until about 1880, when he became a Democrat, tried twice to reach the Chicago mayoralty and failed and was postmaster of the city from 1S94 to 1S97. Done Under the General Order of Who Seeui*, According to ConffOHto, t< Fear the Loyalty of Mi« Followers— Gfn. Lee, Appealed to by a Friend of the Spaniard, Finda 111» Effort to Save Too I-at»— Detulh* of the Tragedy. Washington, Dec. 20.—The following cable advices were received at the Spanish legation yesterday from Ha.vana: "Absolutely trustworthy reports permit us to affirm that Ruiz was shot with Aranguren Friday by order of Alexander Rodriguez, After several letters exchanged between Ruiz and Aranguren Ruiz left Havana on Monday to meet •What Iowa Raised This Tear. Des Moines, la., Dec. 20. — The director of ikn Iowa crop service has i»ued his statement of products for 1897. The principal items are as follows: Wheat, K.SOC.COO bu., valued Dec.l at J10,813,000; Corn, 233,500,000 bu., valued at 140,700,000; oats. 133.000.000 bu., valued at $21,000,000; bark-y. 14,000,000, valued at J3,25C,- 000: cultivated hay, 3,365,000 tons, valued at $15,000,000; wild hay , 2,000,000 tons. $7,000.000; potatoes, 10,000.000 ton,, valued valued at $-1,500,000; flaxseed, 2, 400,000 bu., valued at $2,200,000. The total of allcrops is given at $151,084,059, at prices which prevailed Dec. 1. By feeding and otherwise converting the raw products it is estimated that from 30 to 50 per cent, is added to their value, placing the total final value of the soil crops ol low*, at Strong Eat-thqnaka Shocks. Rome, Dec. 20. — Strong earthquake shocks lasting twelve seconds were felt at 8:30 a. m. Saturds.y at Curta di Castello, provim* of Perugia, central Italy. The walls of houses split, many chlm- Eey» fell, the bells rang and a panic prevailed among- tie inhabitants. FITZ HUGH LXK Arangwen not upon an official mission, and only as a friend. It is not known how Rodriguez arrived, but the fact i« that'that leader ordered the shooting- of both. The ferocity of such act and proceeding indicates better than anything else the faith in autonomy, the in- transigeants being obliged to resort; t* terror to prevent the disbandingof their bands. Such is the general opinion, arid public opinion unanimously qualiflea such act as savage and unworthy. "CONGOSTO." • nlwrwiil Thrown on the Abore- Havana, DecT"20.—The official statement as to the execution by the Insurgents of Lieutenant Joaquin Ruiz says that he was shot on Friday last by- order of the insurgent commander Alejandre Rodeiifruez, -with the approval of the insurgent commander Aranguren. The general opinion 1« that it was a barbarous act. Paris, Dec. i'O.—A dispatch from Havanna says that while the insurgent* report the execution of Lieutenant Colonel Ruiz after court martial, rumor* are also current that he is still living. Negotiation* with Other Chief*. London, Dec. 20.—The Madrid correspondent of The Standard says; "General Blanco reports that negotiation* with several influential insurgent chief* •are progressing so favorably that Be hopes to detach from the rebellion important forces which are willing to accept autonomy. Senor de Lome ha* ' cabled the government that the American government expects to command a sufficient majority in the house of representatives to check a!l military motions until the summer recess in July next, thus securing Spain, a respite for a year." Feel Pretty Serene M Madrid. Madrid, Dec. 20.—A member of the ministry in the course of an interviewsaid: "The government has good reasons to believe that the United States congress will take no resolutions disagreeable, to. S».ain and ve..ae«d (Continued on Fourth Fift) EAT MOXTH We »!! must have some- thicrto giv« forCnrim Hauk out (how you more, utd tt )e** price too, tbanairybody Buy •om«- thtac that Will lift » life time. Pirn ana w*tek** by the hunM •* 410 Broadway. Diimoodi a IUII^H! D. A. HAUK.

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