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THE LOGANSPORT -JOURNAL YOL. XXI. LOGANSPORT, INDIANA, WEDNESDAY MOBNING, JULY 20, 1896. NO. 181 Dispensing These days is our business. We must close out all Summer Goods, and our wonderful prices are doing it. Shirt Waists for Nothing, In Comparison to former prices. /" Lot i. All our 650, 750, and 850 Waists for ----- 39C Lot 2. All our p8c and $1.25 Waists for - 6pc Lo*3. All our $1.50, $i 74, and $2.00 Waists for - - - - 8pc Upbuilding Benefit Sale continues this week. Quess on the Wheel, a guess with every purchase 409-411 BEOADWAY. 306 FOURTH ST. Clothes up to Date . . Have been in great favor at our establishment. Fact Is uo ono has a fiuer lino of woolens and worsteds to select from than ours. mportant Features ... in the make-up of>ur clothes work their superiority, not the cheapest tailors but claim to be the best. We are Carl W. Keller, Tailor and Draper. 311 Market Street. T $15^ By Paylnz $100 for your bicycle when you can get OUTINGSi for $85 and $65, 'We have an assortment of SECOND HAND MACHINES which must be Sold, Call and make an offer. LAMPS GRAPHITE REPAIR KITS SADDLES TOE CLIPS BRAZING CYCLOMETERS OILS CEMENT ENAMEL TIRES ENAMELING BELLS VULCANIZING LOCKS OLD TIRES Made Good as New ZINN & COMPANY. Sixth Street. In ELECT Straws That Show Which Way the Wind.Blows Show that It must have blown a tremendous gale toivarda Flsher'a, for they have atrawa of all the new shapes and sizes, istra'WB In straw color and any other color you wish piled on their shelves and -waiting to be called "the last straw'!;'in-ino newest style bought at Fisher"!' by every pleased resident of Edgaiisport. Light Derby'i, light nobby straw bats and Jaunty handsome bicycle caps are what we hare a big rtm on now. nORRIS FISHER - THE HATTER. nvitations • Are always appreciated and especially BO when they arc tastefully gotten up. THE JOURNAL Job Printing Department is making a ' i ^J^^ fM SS!!&^ x ^fSS^ CARDS, CIRCULARS, ETC., ETC. atest Styles in Fancy Type and Material. PROTECT YOUR EYES. The Hlrchberg Optical Co. The well-known Specialists of New York hare appointed D\A. HA.uk as agent for their celebrated spectacles and Ir Glasses, every pair guaranteed, D. A. HAUK ba« complete assortment and lnvlt«a ill to satbtr themselves ol tne great roperlotttjot then good) OTM anjmumJartured, at the store of ». A.lHAtrK, Sole went for ^BW ' frCUiSl .. Score pr.'Moile Lives Lost.in'Eaging ' .;rPennaylvania Floods.' • Sixteen'twiners in One H : ousc Swept Away.—Dreadful Work of the Storm •','• ;, at Many. Points, ... Pittsburgh, fu,, July £8,— The report pi' the drowning of 11J men 'by i\ cloudburst "Moniliiy night in llic'-'vicinity of Pciullin'^'ininCii is uonfin'iifd by V»"\l- llam ilarion, an t>m|)loye of the Peiui- t-iine to.tliocity from liny morning. Uriilgwillo IN three miles Oistnnt from the scene of thedrowiiiiiR-. Marion says the men were con I miners untl Decupled one house. ,• • ' Otliur Fiitiilltli'M. AYliilii, -there huve lieon ''stoi-ins nnd liooclh i'li .this vicinity in past years -thnt have ciiuscd greater fatalities, it is. do'iibil'iil-'i-f' the cyclone, which struck western Per.tis.vlvniiia Monday evening v. :is nol-tlie R-reati'.st in its. history, in its widespread tlest.mctitin'of.'p'.rnncrty. "l.\vo liveri .\\-erc tost, one 1 man fn'inlly l.iirt, niid 'n nuinbor of peopli; seriously injured-. 1 ,The dend m-e: • . .. John FiC'Kiis, of No. 11 P!nc> Rtri»iM'. Allegheny. 1 '• . , John Aiifliolder, Forward nvenui\.Pltts- bursh. -.--•. ••'.. Tlic; fatally injured: .. '.. GCOI-KO Miller, 22C ^^a.!ll street,, .'.back broken, will die. ' ' ' The men seriously injured are: Jacob Mot?., East street, Frank OU, 13 Pine street. .!•;•: • ' ITarry HatJdell. Chestnut street.; Clmrlos Kosiie, 25 Perry street.. . Thomas Conell, 3;Iast Ohio- street.' . '. Sadie Smith, Center avenue.- • ' Unprccodentml Kuliifall. . • At JleDonaJd, Pa., Monday nij;ht tne rainfall was unprecedented.;. Small runs were quickly turned 1 to rag-in^ rivers which, swept all', before them. The streets of McDonald were, swept clean of board walks, which lodged n^a-inst a bridge spanning- an ordinarily small creek just below town. This tncked up the water until the lower portion of McDonald was for a time inundated. ?vo lives were lost, but the damage. to property will be heavy. Several coal mines in the vicinity of McDonald were flooded. Near Ccci!, three miles southeast, six bodies have been recovered from the mass of debris in Ceeil vallej'... Oil welh'tind shanties occupied by oil producers' and workmen are thickly located along- the banks of Cecil creek. The torrents swept throug-h them like mad, giving no time for escape. Samuel /McKinney's house was swept away, carrying with it his wife nnd two children. Two oil men,. Bleeping in their shnnty, w°re drowned, ns was also o girl named McElhnney, who lived in the/village of Cecil. The cloudburst which swepl. the 'down into his wagon. Death was instantaneous, .his skull., having been crushed and his neck broken. Storm lie Plttnbnrfch and AlloKhon? 1 . Throughout Pittsburgh nnd Allegheny many buildings were unroofed, luindreds of trees uprooted, electric \vires prostrated, windows shattered, •outbuilding;; and even some dwellings upset and ruined. ' The storm was cyclonic .in its fury, the :rainl'cill extraordinary in volume, while th.<j ac'.'ompajiying [bunder and lightning were appa.niny. The afternoon was the hottest of the season, and just prior to the first st.bmi the humid- ity'was extremely oppressive. During 1 the brief period of. the first rniiif'nll, the. temperature dropped 22 decrees. For three minutes the wii.d reached a velocity of SO miles an hour, driving the rain in sheets and drifts. ..It was this gust such force as to shatter window panes, sash and shutters. In one Or two in- stnncc'.s sliing-les were splintered and house roofs partially demolished Trees were left bare of leaves und branches, :md growing <.rops for a limited djs- Irict literally pounded into the ground. With hardly 'in exception every west side window in the town was shuttered. Moorheiul, Minn., ,7ulj- 2S.—A destructive haih form struck Cl'ny county Monday in the town of Comstoek. passing in a northwesterly course Sabin, reaching as far north as Glyndon on the west nnd Stock wood on the east. In many ease's the- destruction was complete. The heaviest losses so far as heard from were Davis Askefi'oari!, of Comstoelr. who suffered the loss of over UOO acres of wheat. The path' of the storm was 2>/i-miles wide,, and it is impossible as yet- to 'give complete estimates of the -,-- - • . total dnmnare. Good -judges, however, of wind that wricked so much proper- c]ajm fh( , '.,,,.,, r( »,v nto ] oss wi ;i be not ty. Estimates oC the total ilaiiiagerun [ ,^ s , h;l] , s .- 0;00(l ; ;1|ld m:lv ninotint to Iv-'iee thut much. HOOSIEIi" JTAPPENINGSL anywhere from. $100,000 to $1,000.000 in Allegheny county. • Churo.lH's Dninuirp'l. Th(> damage to the Fifth. United Presbyterian church, \Veb.sli-r avenue and Wiislii nylon street, is about $»,000. The .lohn \Vesley A. M:. K. cljiirch, Arthur street, w:ia damaged iibont ?5.000. Fox &• Co.'s machine shop. . AVashiug-ton <«treet, damaged .$0,000. The st<-opie of Centenary jr. K. ehnrcli, Kivlqiatriek •itreet. \v:is blown ofi and Ihe bell carried into ap. alley some distance away. Ihe falling 1 steeple crushed -through the roof oi! the dwelling of John Tonner, wreukiiijf it. The. failiiig' timber also damaged the residence's o'f ' William Zit-hcr and George Sui.hcnaud. The damage to l.Iie church will reach .$5,000 Or more. In Linvrenceville (Sevc-ritocnth ward) the da'mage is greater tlian on July 15, when the storm wrecked' the stone wall '•urronnding Allegheny cemetery. The broken wall* offered no resistance to the flood Monday evening, and a raging tor- News by Telagraph ft-om Various Towns in Indiana. Cecil Valley is said to have also e.irried away, a- 1 miners' boarding house near Bridgevale, resulting 1 in'the deuth of 16 of the inmates by drowning 1 . The vnl- Icy at this point was covered by IS fee}, of water. The bridge of the -Bridge- vale •& McDonald branch of tlv; Pan Hancjle railroad, over Chartier's creek, was ''washed, away nnd the tracks for half a' mile/near Bridgevnle are covered with' water. ',. . .'Bodies Recovered. The bodies-of Mrs. McKinney, James JJcKinncy,;-Jen.nie Holmes, Wilkinson Higgins/aiil an "unknown oil man have been recovered. The Chartier's creek is higher than ev'er'before known. The bursting 1 'of Shleliem's dams added to the volume of the flood which swept through'the'valley. Corrected List of Dead ftt Cecil. A^cjprrectod list of fatalities at Cecil Just'received from a press representative is'as follows: • Mfe. "ig'a'inuel McKinney, njred CO years.' Jakes' McKinney, aeed eight years, Matgaret McKinney, aged 30 years. • Oly%o Bpatty, oil pumper, aged 27 years, Slsteravllie, W. Va. J. C.' Hagran, oil pumper, aged CO years, residence 1 unknown. Miss June-Holmes, aged 18 yoara, daughter of ft ; coal miner. ' ... Charles . Wilkinson, aped 27 years, oil pumper, home, Clarion, Pa. All 'of these bodies have been recovered, save one, that of Margaret'llc- Kinney.' .-•,-;•. •• "' ', Of the'islxteen miners swept away, five bodies 'have been recovered. One man was rescued yet'olive-from the branches 1 of a tree in which he had lodged. , ; He had.not j«et regained con- iciousness when last heard from. All of -the men were foreigners, mostly Italians, employed in the mines of the W. P. Rend company and the Ridg-eway- Eishop Coal company. The dtimage to niine and oil property will be-heavy. Cnmperi Killed and Injured. John Fiegus and George Miller;-with geveral companions,, were in camp on 1 the banks of the Allegheny river near Aspinwall. Their tents were sheltered 'beneath a.large sycamore tree. .Hither the lightning 1 or the wind tore a large limb from the tree, and it'dropped directly upon the tent in whieh the members of the club had sought shelter. Fiegus' skull was crushed. Miller was pinned to.the earth and his back broken. Five other members of the par.ty were held to the ground under the heavy limbs, all severely"! injured. Their more fortunate companions came to their relief and summoned .medical: assistance. John Aufh'older met his death while striving to reach a plactf of shelter from the hurricane, on Second avenue, near Greenfield avenue. Just as 'he reached It with his team a heavy sign was torn from its -fastcnlnira.'and'nriiahnrl .him. rent not only devastated a large por- 'tidn .Of- the 'beautiful Allegheny cemetery, but Hooded Eutli-r street and streets below to a depth'o£ nearly five ftet. The cellars ot hundreds of houses 'were flooded, and the first .floors of several scores were covered with water. Evorystreetin that part of the city was blocked 'with broken trees, slones, rubbish and mud. Eeports from the districts surrounding the 'cities detail the destruction of •buildings; death of farm stock, and much damage to crops and fruit: All' the 'railroads entering the city suffered' considerable damage ajid delay. Specials fronwClaysville, Washington, Canorisburg, Connellsville, West Newton,-'Brownsville, Carnegie, Spring' dale ami other< towns report loss of buildings and crops by the floods. • ; ' ,- cyclono In--Iowa.• ^ Waterloo, Ja., July 28.—-A young 1 cyclone .passed eastward a short distance north of Waterloo Snuday-nigbt; Crops were lald : wastein* n bell two miles wide, and many farm : buildings were destroyed. • At Link Freidlcy's a barn was blown to pieces nnd nine cows were killed. A .hired man- who was milking had, a narrow,, .escape. The Illinois Central nnd Chicago Great Western railways suffered heavy losse between here nnd: Dubuque^by washouts. The siorm was most severe ut Albion, where the home of W.iilinm Dennis was wrecked, .Mrs. Derinis.had her collar bone broken and whs'.otherwise injured. She will probably die. Bnrts were blown down,- buildings '.unroofed and large trees twisted off,-while the corn crop wns leveledrto the/ground. More Dumase In Ohio. Columbus, 0'., July 28,—A torriflc windstorm, accompanied by rain, swept over Columbus and vicinity at'eight o'clock Monday evening.. The roof was blown off Wirthwein's hall, a fiv-j-story h^lck building at High nnd Mound streets. Chimneys were blown offuud shade trees upturned in all pnrts of the city- The roof and-top r story'was blown off Flrown's novelty iron works atTown nnd Gift streets, doing- damage to the amount of. $7,000, --StiHwegcn's tannery in South Columbus was unroofed and the fourth story of Si 'Si. Baker's art gallery at High end-State streets, demolished. >"ews fr6m the surrounding country Is to the "effect-that many barns i;nd houses hnve been'destroyed or badly damaged.' No loss'of life is-reported so fur. .'••-•' r.o» Placed at 8400,000. Van Wert, 0.,. July 88.—About five o'clock Jtonday afternoon'the air became icy" cold-and a 1 few .minutes Inter the w6n;t storm in years broke over the county., Bain came ilown in torrents. The worst damage BO far reported consists of. a brick church, schoolhousa nnd several large banm in .Ridge town- ahip. The roof of the 1 First national bank- biiljdipg here -was 1 blown off, Oats and wheat are.swimming intakes of water, while 'corn/jlays' flat : 'on Ihe ground", 'and the fiamage to ^crops will. be heavy. A cons'eryative- estimite places the loss at $400;00p.' ;>" '' " " ties'-have been reported'.';^ •*;• '•' . ' A Itovee ltrok«h. J . : Alexnudria, -Mo;,:July;.i;28^-The Fox tivwlevee, west,of 'here, hoa broken in two different.pliice« .and the water from (hat stream ihfla : "i&iiHidatedf5iOOO acres of farming land. If the-water does not lecede shortly the entire fcrops on this area will be.ruined. Many'famllien living in, the flooded di»trict ; Save been compelled to njbve"to the Uplands for safety. Cut for the:low;stage ol water in the Mississippi this .town would have been swept off the 'faiee'Of the^arth. IVIiltlni; Dot-torn Iiall1o<l, \Vhiiijig, Ind., .Inly 2S.—A mj-storious i.si'.'i-st 1 is erf.-iliny havoc among the youthful population of Whiting. Three doavhs have so far resulted, and as many jnim- :n>' iiourly expected. Leon Squire u-<is llv. 1 lirst viotim,'and his brother M.el fcilio'.vod him;. Samuel Oakiey wis ihe ci her. The disease is spread ing a 1 , a ter- rilio rate, uo less il;:ii;"ten ctises being re- |,orteil Monday. Tl;e-.diseiiso buillesthe physiciiiiis, who at lirst, pronounced it !)!aek diphtheria, but later development? sbo\v that it is not diphtheria. Oilhi I'alin Into » Vault. Ii!(li;ina|iolis,-Ind., July 28.—Charles I'lltli. ii two-year-old child, was niissed hy iiis morher, and while searching for !.ini she heard his cries coming-from .(lie vault in the rear of-the yard- She ran to the child's assistance, but was -..iia-bk 1 to reach him, as lie had passed in under the floor and.coiiklnot be seen, though his cries could be' distinctly 'ifurr). A m;in got a ..ladder ami went ilo-wn into the raiiH,'>bnt when the i-hild w;u> taken out life was extinct. Edgar,. Keb.,_ July ^2S.-~One of .the most, if not the most,:^plent hailstorms ryer cxperler^ed:iin.rNi>bipaska:' visited this town and Jmrnediate-vicinity early ^Knrtft ills Life. Fro-'ikfor1..-. 1nd., July 28.—James fivers. ng-cil \ S3, employed at Mo ran as agent of the Vandalia ;ail.rond and "the Adams Express loinpnny, killed himself with a pistol. 'Tiy ci 's,wns>$300 sbort in his ac- rouofrs with' the express company and SiriO short, with the Vandalia. He had called on his promised wife, and .in parting he told her that he was in trouble and intonrli'rl to shoot himself. Died from Heart Bn'pturo. Shelbyville, Ind.. .Inly 28.—Th* seven- year-old son of ,To!m Shafner was accidentally stepped on by a liorse some three weeks ago, breaking'five ribs on his right side and bruising his left side, Hi, WAS thought, slightly, 'but Tuesday he fainted nnd fell. to the floor a corpse. A post-mortem examination showed he had died;.from rupture of ii ventricle of the heart.'. Salts In Behalf of the stute. Indianapolis, Ind., July 2S.-Suits wore filed in the circuit court here by Attorney-General Ketcham on behalf of the state against the American, Adams and Wells-Forgo Express. companies to recover unpaid taxes. The express companies have objected to the taxes as- assessed under the Indiana law and have refused to pay. Fired Into the Crowd. Brazil, Ind., July 28.-^Scvcral shooting affrays occurred in -this city and county. A crowd of men attempted to force their way into Mrs. Harmon's house, when her husband seized a shotgun and fired into the crowd, striking 1 Dan Howe in the back and seriously injuring him. Died In Her CnrrlnffO. Portland, Ind., July 2S.—Mrs. David Wiseman died in her carriage near this city. She, with three children, were on her way to'«'isit relatives in Mercer co'unty. She lived near Montpcller, Itid. Relatives were notified and took charge of the body. •Leave Fnmlllea Behind. ^Martinsvillc, Ind;, July SS.^John W. Taclcctt, aged 50, and Mrs. Paris Tick- cry, aged 30, both of high standing,' have eloped. Tackctt leaves a wii'e and three grown children, Mrs. .VicUcry a busband and little child. Jumped Into the'B*S". 'Indianapolis, Ind,, July.28;—Emmctt Dfnll, 2S years old, of'this city, jumped from the steamboat Havana into Del- ii ware bay .while-returning to Philadelphia, Pa., from un "excursion. His body was not recovered. -^ Fought with Ra«4>r* . Bloomington, Ind.,AJuIy£S.—David White and William .Spnulding (colored men) fought with'razors here and Bpaulding was cut in the'abdomen and he in turn cut White's throat. Both will die, : . ' Encaped from Lynchera, English', Ind., July 28.—Willie Croft, «vho shot and killed Augtist Streigler at ?chnellville, has been lodged in the Jns- jer county Jail. . The mob which was marching for him misqedtlhim at Colstine. '-.. • E«caped from Columbus, Ind., July. 28.—Alex Bell, horse thief, and Sam Bryant, burglar, broke jail here by knocking Jailer Hull down while serving dinner. Blood- were put on their track. EAIDERS GUILTY. Jury Convicts Transvaal Prisoner* of Violation of Neutrality Laws. Dr. Jameson Given Fifteen Months in Jail—Will Not Be Required to Do Hard Labor. London, July -«. — The wise of Dr. Jameson. JIaj. Sir John \Viiloughby, .Maj. Jialcii»h Gray, Col. II. F. White, Maj. II. White and lion. Henry F. Coventry, who look prominent parts in the recent raid into I he Trunsvual, was continued in the hig'h court of justice Tues- • day morning before Lord Chief Justice l.inssell, liaron Pillock and Mr. Justice Hawkins. The defendants, it will be recalled, arc charged with violating; the foreign enlistment aet of 3S70, in that they took part in an tinned expedition against a simile with which Great Britain was at- peace. Monday counsel lor the defense and the prosecution submitted their cases, and at half-past ten o'clock Tuesday morning 1 Lord Chief Justice liusscll began to sum up The case. At that time the courtroom was crowded, interest in the case reviving 1 a» ir drew to a close. Among 1 those present were many well-known society lydies. In summing up Lord Kusseli empha- sised the importance of ihe trial. Ho .said thru, the crime with whieh the defendants wore charged might entail consequences which nobody could fore- RCI-. '1'here had been no attempt to if:!ins-ay the ttalvmontsof the witnesses for the prosecution, but if the jury had any'real doubt as to the nature of the defendants' acts they must give them the benefit of it. The jury remained in their room until 5:23 o'clock,'when they filed into the courtroom, and, in response to J question by the clerk of the court, announced that they .had agreed upon their verdict, which was "guilty" against-nil trhe defendants. After the usual formalities had been complied will; the court sentenced Dr. Jameson to 35 months' imprisonment. Maj. John Willoughby was sentenced to ten months. Col. H. F. White to seven months, and the other defendants to three months' imprisonment each. * None of the prisoners will be compelled to do hard labor during 1 their incarceration. COULDN'T LIVE WITHOUT HER. Younc Man KIIU a Thirteen-Year-old Girl and Hltnielf in Kanumft. '. Marysville, Kan., July £S.—John Selvage killed the 13-year-old daughter ot f avid Hoffman and then killed himself r.««r the little town of Afton, ten miles southwest of here. Selvage hod^ been keeping company with the girl for*some time, but his company had not been encouraged by the girl or her parents. Selvage went to the Hoffman home nnd asked tLe girl to accompany him to a neighbor's. She refused and ho shot her, killing her almost instantly. Then he shot himself. He lived £or some hours and then died. A letter in his pocket showed that he intended to kill the girl if she had accompanied him. He snid be could not live without her. MILITIA QUELL A RIOT. S-wliw Hml Italian Workmen at Zurich ' KngBB* In a Fierce Fight. Zurich, July 23. — There has been trouble brewing for .some time between the Swiss and Italian workingmen in tliis city, and last night it culminated in a riot. The police were totally in- ccpable of handling the enraged mob and military assistance was asked for. A detachment of soldiers, with ball , cartridges, were ordered to the scene, nnd their presence overawed the rioters, who finally dispersed. Seventy arrests were made. Uronnd to Pieces by a Train. Anderson, Ind., July 2S. — Benton Rose and Andrew Haworth stepped on the Pennsylvania tracks, in front of a train of seven cars pushed by a switch, at nine o'clock Tuesday morning and were ground to pieces. It was raining and the men were carrying- an umbrella, held! in front of them. The train warn not more than ten feet away when tho men stepped in front of it. .They lived in Connorsville, Ind. Chlcusro Foundry Company Fall*. Chicago, July 2S.—Inability to meet maturing 1 notes led the Garden City Foundry company, whose shops are at Grand and Armitage avenues, to make an assignment in the county court Tuesday morning 1 . It is said to be only temporary, as the firm counts itself abundantly able to stand tinder fairer conditions. Liabilities estimated at $20,000 and assets placed at $52,000. Jilaznei Men tVbo Are Dead. . London, July 28.—The board of trade has decided that the Joss of the steamship Drummond Castle, off Ushant on June 1C, resulting in the drowning of 250 persons, Only one passenger and two seamen being saved, was due to the fact that she was not navigated with proper, seamanlike care in view of the prevailing conditions. Mob Lacked the Xerre.' Omaha, Neb., July 2S. — The threatened lynching ol the notorious woman, Mrs. Anna Sopher, for the shooting of John nicker, at Nebraska City, early ' Tuesday morning, did not occur. The sheriff made a bluff at calling out xnlt!« • tin and the mobthathad gone to the outskirts of the city to counsel t «-•*..

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