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KppSSjW&^S^K?^^ ^|-,:;-^ <&•-•<+^^ : -^^,^.^^ at gfournat VOL. XX. LOGANSPORT. INDIANA. FRIDAY MORNING. APRIL 12, IS95. NO. 87. EASTER OPENING! » WHEN YOU SEE IT YOU WILL BE SURPRISED! "We Mean Onr Easter Display of Capes, Parasols, [In the Annex.] and Kid Gloves! [In the Main Store. First Aisle Front.] in Ou 10th Annual Kid Glove Sale is now progress. Real Kid Gloves from 79c up. Poster, Paul & Go's, guaranteed kind are handled here. Every pair fitted to the hand by an expert fitter. All the new shades. LOOKED FOE. Speedy ^^Termination of Chinese- Japanese War Soon. Expected. Seven of the Eight Condition* Im poted Said to Have Been Agreed to by China's The most beautiful for Easter In every Department. First in Style! First in Quality! First in the Hearts of our Citizens! We Invite Tour Inspection. Parasols, Kid Gloves, Capes. 1895 SPRING We take Pleasure in Announcing the Arrival of Our Spring Suitings! And we feel justly proud id the success of our untiring efforts which enable us to show you this season the Latest, Most Stylish, Most Attractive and Exclusive Line of woolens in the city. Carl W. Keller, Tailor & Draper. 311 Market St MOTHERS! If you want to dress your little ones in Up- To-Date Clothing see my line of Combination, Reefer. Junior and Jersey Suits. They have never been equaled in Logansport. WASHDTOTOJT, April 11.—The cable announcement that seven of Japan's eight conditions have 'been accepted by Peace Commissioner 'Li Hung Chang is very gratifying to diplomats here who have no longer any doubt that a peace proclamation will,speedily result.. As understood in Washington the eight conditions were as follows: 1. Independence of Corea. 2. Cession of For- losft. 3. Cession of Llau-Toae promontory, Deluding Port Arthur. ' 4.'War indemnity. 6. Admission of machinery into China iiad permission of foreignorg to establish factories. .6. Modification of I^Ikln tax and extension of the system of transit passeB for Imports.. 7. Opening certain Cbinesu rivers to commerce, in- cludlnpr tho Yang-Tae-Klung to Chung King, the Slung from Hunkow on the; Yung-Tse- Klang. tho Kanton river to Ouchow and the Woosuni? and its canals as far as Suchowand Hang Chow. 8. Railway privlleges"and similar concessions to tlje Japanese and foreign capitalists. A Stumbling lllock. In addition to these conditions it is believed that certain promises have been or will be exacted from China, the terms of which are to remain secret. The condition which it is thought has not yet been accepted.. by Li Hung Chang is that numbered three above, providing for the occupation of a portion of the territory known as the Regent's Sword, and tho citadel of Port Arthur. That this would be most strenuously opposed by China has all along been undoubted and it has been predicted that it might prove a stumbling block of such dimensions as to prevent peace unless some compromise could be agreed upon as to the length of the occupation, the Chinese being likely to Insist that it should not be permanent. All the other condition except that of indemnity have been the subject of diplomatic consideration for many years and all the treaty powers are as deeply interested in them as Japan'has been. The United States has been particularly active in urging the aboli tion of the Likin tax, which is not unlike the Octroi of France, though less reasonable and less limited than the French system. The independence of Corea has always been a contention, and the United States has firmly maintained that Corea was to be treated as an independent nation since her minister at Washington was recognized ten years ago. i,l's View of thu Ilcnult. The viceroy, Li, as he lies wounded at Shimonoseki, has indulged in some reflections that show the character of the man's mind. In conversation with with those about him he frankly admits the weakness displayed by China, and expresses regret for it forhersake, but at the same time thinks that the defeat of China will advance tha cause of civilization in the east, and is therefore not altogether regrettable. Doubt Ii Exprmied. LONDOST, April 11.—The Standard's Berlin correspondent says: "I learn from a Chinese source that there is reason to doubt the present optimistic expectations of peace. Japan has not abated her excessive demands, especially as to the cession of part of Manchuria, to which China on' no account will assent." -•:'. FLOODS SUBSIDE. /• Dmnner on the £>«lKw»re'Rlrer li Orep— Ulirli W»t«r lir'Vermont. EASTON, Pa., April ll.~The Delaware river is rapidly subsiding, it having fallen 8 feet since noon Wednesday. The lower part of the city is now above water and the residents are moving back into their homes. The Lehigh and Bush Hill streams, which were backed up by the Delaware river, are now falling and the low lands are again visible. RUTLAND, Vt., April 11.—The damage caused by the floods in this section reaches thousands of dollars. Otter creek is from-10 to 15 feet above its normal level. It flowed over or through many bridges, stopping all travel. The farm land between here and Bran don is flooded and looks like an inland sea as far as the eye can reach, and the white caps caused by a heavy north vind are rolling in farmhouse gardens, while fences and stacks of iaj r and lowland barns have been wept away and some live stock drowned. OIL Oi\ THE RISK Big Boom in Prices Caused/by Exhaustion of the Oil Fields, Sells a* High •* SI.80 Per Barrel on the Oil City Exchange — May Reach S2.00 Mark Soon. OVER THE SIATEL SENATOR GOEBEL A MURDERER Seniattonal tragedy Enacted Thursday at Covtnptnn, Ky. CINCINNATI, April n.— A telegram has just been received in this city from Covington, Ky., saying- that Senator W. P. Goebel shot and instantly killed JohnL. Sanford, cashier of the Farm ers' and Traders' bank of that city. Goebel is under arrest. The two men had been political and business enemies for years. At half- past 1 o'clock Thursday afternoon Goebel was coming 1 out of the First national bank when he met Sanford, who drew a revolver and fired, the bullet striking 1 Goebel in the shoulder. The latter pulled his pistol and shot three times in quick succession, all three taking- effect and causing- almost instant death. Goebel then gave him' self up. Both men are prominent citizens of Covington. Goebel is a lawyer, and at present state senator from Kenton county. He is one of the best- known politicians in the state. TREASURY WAGON ROBBED. "jKobheri In Colorado Said to Have Secured Ovnr glff.OUO Hooty. ST.- Louis, April 11.—A special to the Chronicle from Cripple Creek, Col., savs that at 10:30'o'clock Thursday morning- the overland Wells-Farg-o treasury wag-on from Grassy station, the terminus of the Midland road.was held upbv two masked men and robbed. The rob- •bers took all the valuables, tog-ether 3vith-..the treasury box, bills of lading and., way bills. They then shot and teat the guard, Robert Smith, to the extent that he is unconscious and wiU die. The treasury box is said to have contained 515,000. The. .robbers made off on two of the treasury wagon horses. City and county ; authorities, tog-ether with employes 'of • the'Wells-Fargo' Express company, are scouring- the country. The robbers will probably be caug-ht before nig-Jit. A MOTHER'S CRIME. Prrrsmnum, Pa-, April 1L—The rapid upturn in oil of the past week still continues. The Standard Oil company Thursday morning 1 announced tha they would pay 81.50 per barrel at the ag-encies. This is an advance of fiftee cents since Wednesday. On the 0 City exchange sales were made a .03-t4 Thursday morning-. May Reach Two Dollar Mario Oil sold as hijj-h as SI.SO on th Oil City exchange Thursday. Th market has since reacted and is no\ offered at SI. 70. Many old oil men think oil will sell at two dollars, pe barrel or over. C'nunu of Excitement. The cause of the excitement is gen erallj admitted to bu sheer exhaustion of the known fields for what is calJei Pennsylvania oil. The price is expected to keep steadily rising dur ing- the summer, and some producers are sanguine enough to believe that 1S93 will see S3 oil. The price must stay up now until the production exceeds the consumption, and unless some at present unknown field is struck that cannot be. The opening of new wells and the developing of old ones will only have "a slight effect on the production, and even if a new well is found it will be months before the supply can be tapped and put on the market in quantities sufficient to affect prices much. The Pennsylvania oil over which this excitement has been created has a parafline base, and that property in it is as much responsible for the advance as anything. Oils produced in other parts of this country and abroad have a black asphalt base, and of that kind there is enough. The peralEne proper- tics make the Pennsylvania oil dis- Ev«nts In Various Portion*, of*" Indiana Told by Wire. Poor InduetuBrat* Ind.. April 11.—Recent * article* printed in newspapers tolling-•— of profitable fields in Guatemala for American, emigrants Induced tbe for- ;! mation of an Indianapolis colony whose .';. purpose it was to emigrate to that --. country. Tins colony was to consist at 150 men. Among- its members was J. !: Conrad Uray f who wrote to P. M. B. • Young, the American minister at Gua- ," ; temala, asking for information rftgard- ';.< ing the liar ring- inducements that have been, offered emigrants. Mr. Young writes that thb country offer* but poor inducements to emigrants. '.,' The proposed colony will be abandoned. i'lrndi Nor Guilty. WABASH. Jnd.. April 11. — Justice) Kidgele.y, of Xorth Manchester, fixed • ; the bond of Prof. C. E. Kreibel, of . : North Manchester million-dollar eo- '2 dowmeut fame, at SKOOO. Kreibel. after being placed under arrest, asked "-::• permission to drive through Manchca- ' ter alone and it .was granted him. '-• Kroibel pleaded not guilty ou viie pits* liminary trial and denied all fraudu- ' lent intentions in securing: the colleR* . bonds of the citizen's and i Bewed hia- :. promise to obtain the endow meut. H« \ was unable to give bond. It is now be- ! ' lieved he is insane. •' Hld> for lioiiiti, I-VDiAXAPOLis, Ind., April 11.—Th« state financial board announces that on April IS it will open bids for- the sale of $500,000 .additional stale fund- . ng bosd.-;. Tlie money derived from ihis saJe will- be used in taking up; '500,000 of statebouse bonds which fall due MajM. The new bonds arc to bear ntcrcst not exceeding 3,^ per cent. -nd will be payable io twenty yean*. The board announces that no bid for oss than par value of the bonds will e received. Drought Iiir.o Court on a StrrtcliiT. VAL.PAKAISO, Ind;,. April 11.—George chwarzkopf, who was indicted by the Jarch grand jury for embezzling tincti-ve. The oils produced outside of 51-1,000 while city treasurer, Pennsylvania are not fit for illuminating purposes and this also makes the Pennsylvania article more valuable. Lima oil is being refined for illuminating purposes, but it is believed the Pennsylvania crude is mixed in it before it can be used. Morton Will Know Why. . WASHINGTON, April Ih—Meat prices in New York and the remarkable ad vance has not escaped the attention o Secretary Morton, of the departraen ot agriculture. He will fathom the re cent 30 per cent, rise' in the price of meats if within the power of his ,de partment to do so, and, if inquiries should point to unlawful combinations on the part of big meat men, he wiU report this fact to Attorney General Olney to the end that they be prosecuted under the anti-trust law. Army of tbe i*otomae. CONCORD, N. H., April 10.—The executive committee of the Society of the Army of the Potomac has arranged to hold the annual meeting- and reunion a't New London, Conn., on June 18 and 19. Gen. John Gibbon, U. S. A., will be the orator and fl. C. Brennan, of New York, the poet Free SUrer Organ for Chicago. DIB Moats, la., April 11. — It is. itatod on good authority that J. s. Clarkaon is organizing 1 a company to start a newspaper at Chicago to be called the Beyister after -his old paper lere, and that half of the capital •has- been raised. It will be a free, silver Brutal)? Cruahei In the Skull of Her Seven-Year-old Boy. WKENTHAM, Mass., April 11.— Mrs. John Hobbley brutally killed 'her 7- year-old boy Thursday morning- by crushing his skull with a heavy stone. She then went to her husband's place of business and coolly informed him oi what she had done. She gave as her excuse that the boy had to work too hard and would be happier dead. Sh is : about 40 years old and has often acted strangely. Several years ago she quarreled "with her husband ant they had been living apart until las month. The woman has not yet been placed under arrest. DEATH OF A VETERAN. Col. 81mp*on, Prominent Officer Daring tha Civil Wiir, Pule* Aw»j-. GBEKJTFIELD; O., April 11.—CoL James P. Simpson, who commanded the Twenty-seventh Ohio infantry during the civil war, died here Thursday, age.c 58 years. He marched with Sherman to the sea, -was active in twenty two hard 'fought battles and was wounded July 22, 1864, at Atlanta, Ga., from which he never fully recovered. Deceased leaves a widow and eight children.. ..Three sons are in business in . Chicago.. CoL Simpson formerly lived in Evanston. CREATED A SENSATION. brought into court on a stretcher carried by four men. Judge Gillett asked for a physician's certificate showing ho was too sick for trial, but none could be obtained. The attorneys for th» state, fearing the sick dodge would be successfully worked, asked for a con-. YOBK, April 11.—The steady ad- i tinuance, which was grunted, vancc in oil is leading to very much ( brighter expressions in regard to trade j by the Eookefellc-rs. The export de- ! ,. mand at advancing prices continues large and trade reports from the interior are unusually cnconrag-- ing. Air. Eockefeller, referring to tho fact, told a friend that he thought it was the forerunner of more activity and advancing 1 prices in most of the other markets. He thinks that trade is brightening in all directions and that ricli men are steadidy gaining more confidence. •JOS. G. QBAQB. f 'i!tfy mn 426 BROADWAY, Brick Yard Comp»ny In Trouble. SOUTH BISD, Ind., April 11.—A re- oeirer has been appointed ; to take charge of the affairs of the Chapih Brick Yards company of this city, and Ed McDonough, proprietor and manager, sentenced to thirty days in jail for refusing 1 to surrender possession. ; Street Cur Men OnptnUe. CLEVELASD, O., April 11.-—A new national organization of street-railway employes was formed in this city Wednesday nig-ht, to take the place of the Amalgamated Association of Street- Kail w«y Employes, which, it is claimed, ia practically demd. of Trouble Between Gre*ham And TbnrnoD Kearhe* Honolulu. SAN FBASCISCO, April 11.—According to advices received Thursday from Hawaii by steamer Alameda, the first news brought here of the troubles existing between Minister Thurston and Secret»ry.Gresham was received by the steamer China two days ago. It created a great surprise in official circles as well as in the community. New. Pentlou Deetelon. WASHTKOTOX. April 11. — Assistant Secretary.Reynolds, of the interior department, has affirmed a decision of the pension office, refusing to allow a pension to a man who received a gunshot wound while on veteran -furlough. In doing this he overrules a decision of tile last administration, holding that a soldier while on veteran furlough was in the line of duty. NOTED MURDERER DEAD. Dick Edward*, 81aj-*r of Four Women, Ex- plret In FrUoD from Consumption. DEJTCBOJ.-, Tex., April 11.—Dick Edwards, alias Billy Leroy, convicted of the murder of Mrs. Hattie Haynes, committed here on the night of May 17, 1892, and sentenced to life imprisonment, died Sunday night in Huntsville prison. It was believed that Edwards had killed three other women and wounded the fourth on that eventful night. He maintained his Innocence to the last, and when approached for a confession replied that he had nothing to say and died with the secret locked in his hear't.' Consumption was the cause of death, after two months' confinement. H.n*band Accimcd of Harder. • Ind., April 11.—Mm, t "Buriaiy!?. Kllw*nger died Wednesday and the coroner's jury decided Otto EUwanger, her husband, had killed her. Two of the Delazcn boys, of Chicago, brothers of the de.od woman, who came down to attend the inquest, were ordered locked up. There is a suspicion that the murder of the woinam was a gigantic conspiracy. ., April 11. — Secretary- Morton Thursday set on foot an investigation to ascertain the cause of the rise in .the price ot beat and other maat product*. • Boy Suffer* with Hydrophobia. NEWCASTLE, Pa., April 11.—A 10-year- old son of James Cameron, of Morana street, this city, has all the symptoms of having hydrophobia, although the physicians have not yet pronounced it such. He barks like a dog, snaps his teeth, and has an abhorrence of water. The boy's convulsions are something horrible to look upon and the physicians say that jf they cannot soon be checked they will wear out the young life. The boy was bitten by a dog some weeks ago. Canada Protetta, OTTAWA, Ont, April 11.—The dominion government has just forwarded to 3reat Britain a strong protest against the proposition of the United States to jrohibit sealing in Behring sea and extending the Paris regulations as to the close season and use of firearms over the entire waters north of the 35th parallel of latitude. DECATUK, 111, April 11.—The advance in the price of manufactured goods was fixed by the executive committee of the Wholesale Saddlery association of the United States at 5 to 20 per cent., an average of J2}f per cent. This was made necessary because oi the .rapid rise in the cost of raw ma- teriaL lucotnn Tax Collector! farther Instructed. WASHTSGTOX April 11.—Commissioner Miller Thursday, after several days' consideration of the changed condition of the income tax law but still in the absence of the fnll text of the supreme court decision, issued supplemental instructions to the »urty-three internal revenue collector* Sn«* tho Saloon* for I>an»veii. VALPARAISO, Ind., April 11.—ROT. J. H. Weston. a prominent Indiana Methodist clergyman, has filed a suit against the saloonkeepers at Cheston, Porter county. Members of the pastor's congregation have fallen victims toth».. drink habit, and Weston will now retaliate by bringing suit against th*. liquor dealers for heavy damages. Demand* Damage*. FBASKr.nf, Ind., April 11.—Mrs. Daily Farr, of Edinbnrg, has brought suit aeainst Catherine Urockman, William F., Levin A. and Carrie Fair for alienating the affections of her husband. She demands 910,000 damage. Mr*. Farr is 20, and has been married for two years. The suit will attract much, attention on account of the prominence-of the persons involved- Old Not Succeed. \VABASH, Ind., April 1L—An unknown man, masked with a red ban* danna handkerchief, attempted to hold up the LincolnviUe mail hack 5 mile«.. ; from this city.. He grasped the rein* of the horses and stopped the hack, but when he ordered the driver to get down the latter whipped up the horse*-• and made .his escape. A New Hallway. IjfDIAJTAPOLU. Ind., April 1L—Th* Chicago, Lake Shore <fe Eastern Railroad company has been incorporated..^ .;,=>« with a capital stock of $500,000, the In- ^ ""''$1 corporators being Chicago capitalist*. t " V '''''''** The directors are W. G. Brlmson, E. C. Crane, F. L, Ewan, J. S. Keefe and E. P. Prentice. Miner* Qnlt Worn. . , SHELBTTBX, Ind., April it—One hundred and fifty men quit work at th*) Star City mine. A -top hand wanted to work in the bottom, and the company objected because be was not a practical miner, whereupon the bank committe* ordered the men out A Woman KBicldaa, ET.KUABT, Ind?[ April 1L—Mrs. H. H. Decker, aged 35, committed suicide by- wrapping her head in a towel saturated with chloroform. She leaves a husband., She left an unfinished note explaining that the act was caused by ill health. DtrMl of Smallpox, '^VELLB, Ind., April 11.—Mm: Sylvester Ennyon., who had been ill for i' several days of smallpox, unexpectedly: tS passed away. Her death. wa»notex» • pected, a* the discs** hmd been pr*» nonnced ntrioloid. '; •A

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