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' 1 •,"••-• She aurnaU VOL XVI. LOGMSPORT, INDIANA, FRIDAY MORNING, APRIL DUNLAFS Celebrated Hats S T I BEST F F STYLES MADE, SPRING Now on Sale DBWBNTBE, The Hatter. Spring Suiting, Spring Pants, Spring Overcoating, The nicest, prettiest patterns ever shown, just received at JOS. S. CRAIG'S. PLENTY OF TALK. Proceedings of the Commercial Congress at Kansas City. Resolutions Covering a Variety Subjects Introduced by a Number of Delegates. of WILL CURE- CATARRtf SOMETHING TO TELL You Some men talk in whispers; others have voices loud enough to be . heard by"tae'fishes at the bottom o[ the sea. Some men are. 'always telling you' something' in the strictest confidence and as a rule you have -heard it Qbefore. That is'nt my way. I have no confidential communications; : to make to you, andj_if I had I vvould not resort to printers ink for such -a- purpose. I simply want you to know that my line of Spring Suitings, Spring Trousers and Spring Overcoatings Is large and complete, andxthat we are ready to serve you ' MAST IDEAS SET FORTH. KANSAS CITY, Mo., April 16.—At the Wednesday afternoon's session of the commercial congress, letters of regret were read from Edward T. Atkinson, of Boston, and Senator William Stewart, of Nevada. Senator Stewart says he is in full sympathy with the western states commercial congress and realizes the necessity for united action of the west and the south to resist the absorbing avarice of the gold contractionists of the commercial centers of Europe and the United States. An oligarchy of •old monometallists either owned or controlled by the bonds they held every dollar of gold coin in existence. He advocated that the people break the corner by the restoration of silver to its proper place as money and thus free themselves !rom the hard conditions imposed upon ;hem. The roll of states was called for the introduction of resolutions, which were referred to the committee on resolutions as follows: By Louisiana—For the improvement of the Mississippi river; also a resolution on immigration. The latter reso- ution suggested that only those foreign immigrants who desired to become naturalized and who would make good citizens should be permitted to enter the country. The introduction of this resolution was greeted with great applause and much cheering. A resolution of a similar character was offered by the state of California. The resolution asked congress and the various states to enact laws providing that membership in the Mafia organization shall be a felony and that each member shall be held in the law to be an accessory before the fact of each of the crimes of the organization. This resolution was also enthusiastically received by the congress. Hon. W. J. Bryan, of Nebraska, introduced a resolution declaring that no advantage was to be gained . by the people from the system of reciprocity as at present prepared, "but we regard as essential to our welfare freer commercial intercourse with those nations which buy the products of our farms; that coal, iron ore, wool, salt, lumber, binding twine and cotton ties should be placed upon the free list; that the tariff on the necessaries of life should be greatly reduced and that the luxuries should be made to bear the heaviest burdens." F. A. Thompson offered a resolution recommending the construction- of a canal from the great lakes to the Atlantic. Mr. Smalley, of Minnesota, offered, a resolution recommending a gold and silver universal coinage, that should become aninternationalmediuin of exchange, the United States to take the initiative. Kansas favored the issuance of all paper currency on silver reserve. Mr. Barnett, of Iowa, recommended more stringent legislation against gambling. Green Clay, of Missouri,, offered a resolution asking congress to appropriate an adequate amount for the improvement of interior waterways and the lower Mississippi. A resolution from Mississippi by John Henderson asked better control of the .ticket brokerage business, as suggested- by the interstate commerce commission. Minnesota had a large batch of resolutions dealing with the tariff, money ' and railways. KANSAS CITY, Mo. .April 16.—A heavy thunderstorm caused a delay in the assembling of the commercial congress and it was 10 o'clock a. m. before the gavel fell. James Peabody, of Chicago, read a paper on "Railroad Pools." His argument was on the assertion that it was not so much low rates that people needed as it was stable rates. His aaper was well received. Gen. Charles W. Blair, of Kansas, read a paper on transportation as affecting commerce and .finance. . -He said the basis principle of his. argument was the government was the best which governed the least. Apply- ng this principle to legislation as affecting finance he said the government ought to provide as much money as was necessary to carry on he country's business, and then, leaye he question of finance alone. In! a ike manner tfee government ought als'o to keep its hands off commerce and transportation and let them be'gov- erned by natural laws. He thought here was too much-legislation and laid at the doors of congress' the - loss I American - shipping from - -the seas.'le predicted that if. a change was not made soon there w<»uld come a total oss of foreign'trade.. He said he want- d free trade but wanted it qualified by eciprocity. He wanted no legislation ending to centralization. Wealth, he aid, was the bone of the commerce of b.e present day. The world does, ot recognize that the factories are as" much corporations as railroads. Tie ormer are allowed to go on without interference, while- the railroads.'are - edged'.abput with' restrictions which ut down their business almost below a .ving point. The committee on resolutions adopte resolutions—by a vote of 11 to 8—ask ing for the free and unlimited coinag of silver; asking that the governmen issue a legal tender note which shal be payable in gold or silver suffirfen to do the business of the country anc asking that a ftirift' for revenue law only be passed. There will be a minor ity report by those voting against the resolutions. 'INDIANA. Column of Interesting News from Various Points. fl. Murdered Hlu Friend. COLUMBUS, Ind., April 17.—In February, Id90, at a schoolhouse in Hamblin township, Scott county, a secret meeting 1 of the Farmers' Alliance was held, and William Bowles was placed in charge of one of the windows to keep away inquisitive persons. He was the son of • a well-to-do farmer and a member of the order, as was also Sheridan Stoner, a neighbor boy, whose father was in good circumstances. The window was raised, when Stoner approached and jestingly pulled it down. Bowles raised it, and again Stoner put it down. This was done several times, when Bowles became enraged and with a chair knocked Stoner down. While down Stoner drew a revolver and fired. The ball penetrated Bowies' heart, killing him instantly. Stoner was arrested on a charge of murder in the first degree. Thrse changes of venue have been taken and the case is now on trial in Jefferson county circuit court. Stoner's plea is self defense. The farmors in the vicinity have taken sides in the matter, and the alliance organization has gone to pieces on account of it. KolJbcd of Money and Clothing. ECKERTY, Ind., April 17. — Joseph Fernburg, a traveling salesman for a Chicago clothing house, was found near the railway Wednesday morning robbed of everything of which he had been possessed, even to his clothing, and in a nude condition. He claimed to have spent last Sunday at English and to have corue here by express. No bodily injury was sustained, but he is conx- pletely bankrupt, and is prostrated with fright. The local detectives think they have a clew and several arrests are expected. ' Was Put Off «he Train. MQXCIE, Ind., April 17.—Last August Frank Mays, of Indianapolis, boarded a Lake Erie £ Western passenger train: in this city for Newcastle. Because he refused to pay ten cents extra fare, as charged by the company when passes gers fail to get tickets, the conductor put him off five miles from his destination. Mays has commenced suit for 82,000 damages. Blown Up by Dynamite. AJTDEBSON, Ind., April 17.—Burglars placed a charge of dynamite or nitroglycerine in the big safe in Bernard Bros.' store at Middleton at an early hour Wednesday morning and exploded it. The safe was torn to atoms and the building—a two-story brick—was completely wrecked. The confusion made by the explosion foiled the burglars in their work. Natural Gas at Tefre Haute. .TEBBE HAUTE, Ind., April 17.—Guaranty oil well No. 6 bids fair to be a good natural gas well, the first in this field. The depth is 935 feet and a strong 1 flow is coming- through that many feet of water in a 4}£ inch pipe. It is thought with the water removed and further drilling the well will be goodfor several million feet a day. Fell Beneath the Cars. . CHICAGO, April 17.—Albert Byers, of Leo. Ind., while attempting to jump on an Illinois Central freight tram at Fifty- fifth, street Wednesday afternoon missec his hold. and fell beneath the wheels. His right leg was completely severed from his body and his left leg so badly crushed as to render amputation necessary. ; Will Reduce Miners' Wages. TEBRE HAUTE, Ind., April 17.—-Late Wednesday night the bituminous coal operators of Indiana decided to resist the eight-hour demand and to insist that the wage schedule for the ensuing year . be fifteen cents a ton less than paid for block coal. There is only five cents difference now. A Rousing Silk Sale! We have Ion sale all 01 this week at special i Low Figure our, ENTIRE SILK STOCK! Chief among which win be two complete lines of Printed Pongee Dress Silks. One line at 40 cents, another one, much heavier quality at 50 cents nar yard, which will be found very attractive. CALL EARLY And G-et First Choice, at WILER & WISE, No. 315 Fourth Street. 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. HAUK. Broad Toe, Flat Bottom v* 1 " ' Comfortable Shoes. WALKER &RAUCH Democratic Nominations at Lafayette. LAFAYETTE, Ind., April 17.—Lafayette democrats have nominated the fot lowing ticket: Mayor, Furman MeGin- ley; clerk, Stephen Hannagan; treasurer, George Beardsley; marshal, John Maule. They are all present incumbents. McGinley has been five times chosen mayor. ia Forte's Republican Ticket. r LA'PoRTE, Ind., April 17.—The republicans have nominated'the following city ticket: , Mayor, Lloyd F. Weaver; clerk, F. J. Arndt; treasurer, Charles Backus; marshal, J. R. Purcell; waterworks trustee, Golden Austin. Darned a New Superintendent. INDIANAPOLIS, Ind., April 17.—The board of trustees of the Eastern Insane hospital'of Indiana have accepted the resignation of Dr. Wells, and appointed Dr. Smith as the new medical superintendent. Killed by an Electric Car. SOUTH BEND, Ind., April 17.—Johnny McDonald was run over and killed Wednesday by an electric" street car. 42O Broadway. See our low goods. THE ORIGINAL AND GENUINE. Too only Pnfo. Su re, Had rsKails Kilter «!«. Ladle*, Mfc Drugstit Tor CMchater't Sngluli Dtamond Prand In Ked md Oold meullla feoxca scried wltfc blue ribbon. Tftko BO otbep kind. Jiffiae Bv&ttinttkm* and /mUotfoM. XI! pllli In putrboinf DOMJ, pint imppcn, «ro duicerauii wnnttrfdtf. M Drunfitt, or lO'jOOOTratlmonlaH. XamtPaper. ' CHICHE»TCn"cHr:«<IC, Sold br >11 Local JDnwxtit*. , JOHNSTON BROS. "The Corner Drag Store." Johnston Bros, have removed to the Cor. of 4th and Broadway, (Strecker Building.) s ' . - .. . A Full and Complete Line of DRUGS ON HAND PRESCRIPTIONS CAREFULLY COMPOUNDED.