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April 21, 1891

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VOL. XVI. LOGANSPORT, INDIANA, TUESDAY MORNING, API1IL 21, 18,) NO. 95. DUNLAFS Celebrated Hats S T I F F and S I L K, BEST MADE, SPRING STY LES Now on Sale D E W E N T E R, The Hatter. Spring Suiting, Spring Pants, Spring Overcoating, The nicest, prettiest patterns ever shown, just received at J O S . S . CRAIG'S. T* HTA » L* V ft I AK . 412 "FOURTH: ST, . IMP. f^3 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 L before. That is'nt my way. I have no confidential communications to make to you, and if I had I would 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 Overeoatines [^ Is large and complete, and'that we are ready to serve you MANGLED MOETAIS Terrible Eesult of a. Collision ca the Lake Shore Koad. The Disaster Occurs at Kipton Station, O.—Nine Persons Lose Their Lives—Several Others Hurt. SLAET AT A SIDIXG. CLEVELAND, O., April ,20.—A frightful wreck occurred on the Lake Shore railroad at Kipton station, 40 miles west of Cleveland, early Saturday evening-, in which six postal clerks, two engineers and a fireman were killed. The fast mail, No. 14, hound east, collided with No. 21, the Toledo express, just as the latter train was about to pull on the siding: to let the fast mail pass. The fast mail was running at full speed, and the force of the collision was so great that both engines, three mail cars and one baggage car were completely wrecked. Following- is the list of the dead: Edward Brown engineer of No. 21, of Toledo, O.; Charles Topljff, engineer of No. 14, of Toledo, 0.; F. J. Nugent, postal clerk, of Toledo, 0.; Charles- Hammfll, postal clerk, of Elyrla, 0.; F. E. Clemens, postal clerk, of Cleveland, 0.; John J. Bowcrflno, postal clerk, of Elyrla, O.; James McKimey, nostal cleric, of Conneaut, O.; C. H. McDowell, postal clerk, of Elyrla, O.; Staley, fireman No. 14. The injured are: Abram Dereamer, passenger; Charles Dazey, railroad employe; Klinefelder, express messenger. Abram Dereamer, a farmer living 1 near Kipton, was the only passenger hurt. He was standing on the platform when the collision occurred, and his skull was f ractnred. He may recover. Charles Dazey, son of the section bass, was standing on the depot platform, and was badly hurt about the head. His skull is supposed to be fractured. Express Messenger Kline- felder, of Cleveland, 0., was badly hurt about the legs and may die. The loss to the railroad company will not fall short of 8100,000. None of the pass'en- ger cars left the tra^k and but one passenger received serious injuries. It was the custom for these two trains to pass at Kipton, the Toledo express taking the side track for the fast mail, which usually went through Kipton without slackening its speed. The Toledo express was a few minutes late .and had just come to a stop at the switch when the fast mail came in sight. There is scarcely any curve at the station, but on one side of the track was a line of freight cars and on the other the station. These might have obstructed the vision, of the engineer of the fast mail. He applied the air brakes when, he saw that a collision was inevitable, but the speed of the train was not checked materially^! The pas. engers of ths two trains at once began the work of rescue, and, with a corps of physicians from the town, ministered to the few who were injured. The bodies of the dead were all horribly crushed and mutilated, arms and legs "being torn off, and the corpses were almost beyond recognition. , Charles Topiff, the engineer of the fast mail, remained bravely at his post and was found with his hand on the throttle, dead. His hands and face were so badly scalded that the blackened flesh dropped from" the bones when his body was taken out. Fireman Stanley, of the fast mail, jumped from the train and escaped with a broken leg and dislocated shoulder. The doctors say he will recover. The poor postal clerks had not a chance to escape. They were caged like rats and the telescoping of the cars crushed the life out of "them without a moment's notice. It is difficult to locate the blame for the accident, as both the engineers are dead. It is said, however, that No. 21 was ordered to stop at Oberlin but went on to Kipton, which is 6 miles further west,. and had not sufficient time to make the side track. Captured by His Wife's plucky Sister. MAYSVILLE, Ky., April 20.—About 11 o'clock a. m. Alex. Johnson quarreled with his wife and shot her in the head, inflicting what is probably a fatal wound. After the shot was fired, Delia Carlisle,his wife's sister, seized the smok ing pistol, and, putting it to Johnson's head, marched him down to the mayor's office, where she turned him over to the proper officers. A "Victory for the League. CINCINNATI, April 20.—Judge Maxwell has decided the baseball suit of Prince and Wagner, the old brotherhood men, against Spalding- and O'Neill, league.magnates, in favor of the league. The court declared the Cincinnati ball park and franchise to be the property of O'Neill and orders the money, 530,000, to be paid over in court Wednesday next. • STATE NEWS. Bits of Interesting Information for ludiaziians. Fatal Ifemftture Explosion. NOEKISTOWX, Pa., April 20.—-While workmen were engaged in removing an unexploded charge which, had been prepared for a blast ip a stone quarry below this city, it exploded, .killing- two Italians and dangerously wounding- another. Double 'Murder, and Suicide* CUJIBEELASD, Md.,. .April 20.—At midnight during- a quarrel at Old Town, this county; John Lutman shot' and killed a man, fatally wounded a second, then shot and killed himself. Nominations for City Officers. WINAMAC, Ind., April 21.—The democracy of this city has nominated the following ticket: B. L. Magee and J. H. Kelly for councilmen in the First and Fifth wards respectively; W. S. Huddleston for treasurer; Oscar Stamats for clerk, and F. Simmons ior marshal. MAIUON, Ind., April 21.—The democrats have nominated, for city officers the following ticket: Mayor, C. C. Gordon; treasurer, D. C. Searles; clerk, James Perkins; marshal, John Morehead. MICHIGAN CITY, Ind., April 21.—The democrats have nominated the following city ticket: Mayor, M. T. Krueger; clerk, William Ohming; treasurer, Fred SbanefEele; marshal, Henry Heize. TEP.RE HAUTE, Ind., April 21.—At the republican city convention Charles A. 1 Laury 'was nominated for mayor, W. W. Hauk for treasurer, Charles H. Goodwin for clerk and William Prindiville for marshal. LA PORTE, Ind., April 21.^The republicans of this city are split over the withdrawal of three of their candidates from the ticket nominated Wednesday night—mayor, clerk and treasurer. The time allowed by the law to certify before the city clerk to the ticket nominated has expired and this places the party in a dilemma. Eeapeil Oft' a Trestle. COLUMBUS, Ind., April 21.—Just north of this city is a high trestle on the Louisville division of the Pennsylvania lines, the approach to the Flatrock bridge. At noon Sunday Jessie McLeod and Maud Webber, aged 7 and 9 years, wh.ise parents reside in this city, were along the railroad track picking flowers, and taking each other by the hand started to walk out upon the trestle, which is 20 feet high and protected by stone riprap. When some 10 feet out a young boy who happened to be near halloed to them that a train was coming. At this time a whistle from a freight engine m the yards sounded. This, frightened the girls and they leaped into the air. The Webber girl struck her head upon a stone and crushed in her skull; the other girl fell upon her feet. It was found necessary to remove a large portion of the skull in ,order...to .relieve the pressure upon her brain. She still lives, with but lit'tle hopes of recovery. Forced to Use a Knife. Huifri.VGToy, Ind., April 21.—Lewis Broadus, a well-known character of this city, was dangerously injured with a knife Saturday evening by John Culler, who is regarded as a peaceable citizen. Broadus had been abusing Culler about some trivial matter and had followed him from place to place in a threatening manner. They finally came together near the courthouse 'and Culler stabbed Broadus twice with a knife. It is claimed that the cutting was done in self-defense. It is thought that Broadus will die. Culler has not been arrested.^ _ Prof. Stotts Arrested. MITCHELL, Ind., April21.—A telegram was received here from De Leon, Tex., by E. F. Sutherland, saying that Prof. J. W. Stotts, who left here suddenly in October, had been arrested by the authorities there. The educational association, for which he was working, offers to take him back at the same salary he received last October if he will make an effort to pay his debts and support his family. He has been teaching at De Leon during the winter. Violating the Insurance Law. INDIANAPOLIS, Ind., April 21.—The auditor of state has discovered that the insurance laws of the state, which require certificates to be taken out for every county in which policies are written, is being violated by a number of companies. In some instances no certificates have been taken out at all and in others but for a few counties. The agents are liable to criminal prosecution for doing business without the necessary certificate. Kallroadcrs Strike. LEBANON, Ind., April 21.—Trainmen on the Indiana Midland railway, including engineers, firemen, conductors and brakemen, went out on a strike Saturday at 1 o'clock. The engineers consented to run through with only the mail cars attached to their engines, which the company consented to. They are striking for money six months over- 'due. ' ' Kicked to Death. LAFAYETTE, Ind., April 21. —Mrs. Catherine.Dolan, aged 70 years, while standing on the street crossing waiting for a young race horse to pass, was kicked on the head by the animal, fracturing her skull and causing death three hours after, ' Moro Churches in flluiicio. ' MtrarciE, Ind., April 21.— Muncie.with 13,000 people and fifteen churches, representing a cost of $'320,000, has just commenced the erection of iwo more edifices for the Methodist Episcopal and Presbyterian denominations. • . Foal Flay Suspected. .WABKEN, Ind., April 21.—William Hedrich, a farmer living near here, was found dead in ttfc road near his home. .Blood had been flowing- from his mouth, and foul play is feared.. . Everybody Remembers The great lot of children's black hose we -sold so cheap early in the spring, we huvejust closed a deal For One Hundred Dozen \ Absolute fast black Derby ribbed Extra Length Hose \ A Quality that always sells for 25c. for small sizes. '• we will offer the entire lot in sizes from 5-|- to 8-J- 1 At 12 1-2 Cents ] Per pair ; far every size. Uorne quick as the; lot will net- 7 lastmore than 2 or 3 days. ^ WILER&WISE, I WHISTLE FOR D. A. HAUK. He has the goods aud prices. JBLest .Clock for the money. Be : st 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. ,J '1 Crl/CHESTEH'S ENGLISH, RED CROSS., . DIAMOND BRAND \\i\iS THE ORIGINAL AND GENUINE. The o&Iy Safe, Pure, and reliable Pill for Bids. Lndi&vuk Druf&ilt for Cbichtittr'c finglisl* Diamond JfrarnJ is tied and Cold roctslJJfl boxes Bc«]Kl irith bine ribbon. Take no other kind* Refute Subttitviion* and Imitaiiont. All pills in p&ntcboanl boxca, pink trappers, RTC danecromi counterfeit*. At Druggist*, or KnA v* 4c. in PtMnpfl for particular*, tenUmenials, and "Relief for Lndlc*," <n letter, by r«tBm M*1L. 10,000 Testimonials. A'ome Jfejwf " "* ~~ " " Bold by all Local UmmtJeUi. CHICHESTER CHEMICAL CO., Mic.ll' . J*HJLJ*AJ>J£ki'IlIA t JKA. Go to Headquarters For Your Spring Suit: JHarry G. Tucker, THE PEARL ST, TAILOR. i You will find all the Latest Novelties in Sp Styles Tours Truly, rmg

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