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April 13, 1895

Logansport Pharos-Tribune from Logansport, Indiana · Page 1

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WSPSJ^^ ' / r " * * ^%;:^.";tf'S*;;<-..:''•.'• ••;: : --^|^|||j^j,./;)'jj|..;" ; "'-:V?-- >-/': ::: "; ; "' : " ,'.;.' ''" ':'. •'' : ' • : V'' "/'VI^^H^ A at VOL. XX. LOGANSPORT, INDIANA- SATURDAY MORNING, APRIL 13. 1895. NO- SS. EASTER OPENING! WHEN YOU SEE IT YOU WILL BE SURPRISED! We Mean Our Easter Display of Capes, Parasols, [[n the Annex.] and Kid Gloves! [In the Main Store. First Aisle Front.] Ou IGth Annual Kid Glove Sale is now in progress. Real Kid Gloves from 70o up. Foster, Paul & Go's, guaranteed kind are handled here. Every pair fitted to the hand by an expert fitter. All the new shades. * 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. aaisva Understanding . Reached Last Between China and Japan. at saia DO. "Due ctiey <na not seem to know now. There was no patriotism. I saw the bodies or Admiral Ting and five of his officers alter they had committed suicide. They were laid out on clubs, and there was some show among the Chinese of doing them honor." Lieut. Beacon will go from here to Fort Knelling, Minn., where he is stationed. From there he will forward his report to Washington. COULDN'T CONTROL HIMSELF. BORLNG FOR Ott. Six Millions Being Expended Search for More Petroleum, in Do- ort Comes Through Official Advices Eeceived at Washington, Japan Makes Concessions In the Amount of Indemnity Demanded of Her Enemy.' Should Peace Not Be Declared Before Termination of Armistice Japan Will Take Peking. 1895 SPRING 1895 We take Pleasure in Announcing the Arrival of Our Spring Suitings! And we feel justly proud ia the success of our untiring efforts which enable us to ehow you this season the Latest, Most Stylish, Most Attractive and Exclusive Line of woolens in the city. Carl W. Keller, Taiior & Draper. 311 Market St. April 12.—Official advices received here from Japan indicate that an understanding has been reached between the Japan and Chinese plenipotentiaries and that the news of the definite conclusion of peace day be expected at any moment.' The exact particulars of the terms of settlement could not be learned, but it is understood that in response to the •urgent aud repeated requests of the Chinese plenipotentiary for an abatement of the demands originally made the Japanese plenipotentiaries have granted imp6rtant concessions. Glve» Great Satisfaction. Great satisfaction is expressed here .at the information that the peace negotiations have been practically concluded between China and Japan eight days before the termination of the time fixed for the termination of the amnesty. So far as can bo learned a formal treaty has not been signed and may not be before Saturday. Meanwhile there is a possibility that Li Hung Chang, the Chinese representative, may object at the last moment and another postponement ocour. This is regarded, however, as only a possibility and not a probability, inasmuch I as the plenipotentiaries have devoted a fortnight to their -,vork and the conclusions have been reached after the most careful and deliberate consideration. Japan's CoiicofMlon*. It is believed that among the concessions made by the Japanese has been a _1_ ' iT „ ^ __ ._'.. .. It ' __ J, • ^_ . _T _ Sensational Tragedy Growing: Ont of mettle Infelicity. ALLIANCE, 0., April 12.—The town of Minerva, 10 miles south of here, was greatly excited Friday morning on account of the attempted murder 01 a prominent citizen. John Yengling, son of G. F. Yengling, president oi the Minerva Banking company, quarreled with his wife Thursday evening and attempted to shoot. She escaped from the house when Yengling began to beat his little daughter. Thomas E. Booth, one of the best kuawn citizens .of the town and the largest wool buyer in the state, was attracted by the screams of the child. He attempted to rescue the little girl when Yang- ling, with a curse, fired two shots at Mr. liooth. One bullet entered Mr. Booth's head, going out through the tongue. As the scene of the shooting was on the public square, ci crowd soon arrived and Yengling was subdued and placed in jail. The jail is being strongly guarded, as Mr. Booth's condition Friday morning was critical and the feeling against Yenglintr is intense. CAN'T EXTEND THE TIME. Remarkable Activity the Result of the Big Jump Taken in Price of the Crude Product HOOSIEK EAPPENMGS. News Briefly Told from Various Towns In Indiana. > lie Tali! liy 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. JOS G GRACE. 426 BROADWAY. decrease in the amount of indemnity do manded and that this is their principal compromise. When the signature of Li Hung Chang shall have been affixed to the treaty, peace will then be formally declared. Tho Chinese viceroy was clothed with plenary powers when he came to Shimonoseki and any action taken by him, therefore, is definitive. Ii Only it Hlult. With the prospect of the immediate conclusion of a treaty of peace between China and Japan, the utterances of the St. Petersburg- Novoe Vremya, threatening opposition to Japan by land and sea if Great Britain should accede to Japan's demands in regard to Manchuria and Korea excite only quiet laughter in well-informed circles, 'ihe fact that the Kovoe Vremya is the semi-official organ of Russia tends simply to discredit those utterances the more strongly. Such utterances, it is said, are often made by this organ advisedly, the purpose being to disguise Russia's real intentions. China is hoping that European intervention may yet save her humiliation. If Russia should interfere, the other powers would naturally hold aloof. What more likely then. It is asked, than that Russia should throw out an intimation that she will oppose Japan, and as a result of these intimations preserve the balance between all parties unti Japan shall have forced China to ac cept her terms? In other words, Eus- sia's sudden change of front is regarded as a "bluff." YOKOHAMA, April 12.—It Is stated here on reliable authority that unless peace is concluded within the period of the armistice the truce will not be tended and the Japanese armies will in May advance upon Peking., which latter city, it is claimed, can be in- rested by the Japanese troops within two weeks after the march begins. Tho Income Tiixcn Min April IS. WASHINGTON, April 12.—"There is no power vested in this department," telegraphed Commissioner Miller late Thursday afternoon, "to extend the time for making returns under the income tax law." The telegram was sent to Thomas T. Eckert, president of Western Union Telegraph company. With the supplemental instruction sent to collectors of internal revenue Thursday, together with the telegrams as to keeping open their offices beyond the regular hours, Commissioner MiJler has closed up as completely as he can his connection with the enforcement of what remains of the income tax law. Collectors and those subject to the law must do the rest, and must do it before the close of business on next Monday, April 15, or else be subject to the penalties imposed by the law. DON'T LIKE MART/. Selection for President of " New Republic" of Cuba Onuses DIsHiillsfuctlon, HAVANA, April 12. — Marti, who was selected as president of the new republic at the convention held at Guataiiaro, province of Puerto Principe, has been proclaimed by the insurgents as their chief executive. ltcanriot-he--deni.e'd"that considerable dissatisfaction exists among the rebels because of Marti!s election. He lacks the popularity of Macco or Gomez, yet he is generally regarded as the most learned man among the rebels. NKW YOKK, April 12.— At a meeting of Irish nationalists here resolutions were adopted congratulating the Cuban revolutionists upon the success of their patriotic efforts and hoping that Cuba will soon be added to the list ol republics. A committee will be formed to devise-means : tp prove the national- -ists' sympathy, for the Cuban movement, LIEUT. BEACON RETCRNS. Tell* of HI* Experience! Among the ArmlM of China and Jmpntt. SAX FRANCISCO, April 12. — Lieut. John H. Beacon, who was commissioned by the government some time ago to go to Japan and follow tie army, is here. The .lieutenant Joined the second army. He witnessed the battle of Wei-Hai-Wei. He also collected specimen weapons of the various kinds • used in the fig-ht and relics of the -campaign, which he is forwarding to the department at Washington.. He has written a concise report of what he •aw—the conditions of troops 'on both sides, armaments and supplies, with such details as are deemed of impor- ance to the war department Didn't Know Bow to Fight. Uolnware Canal Badly E ASTON,'- Pa., April 12.— The Delaware canal has been greatly damaged by high water and it will be nearly 2 months before traffic can be resumed. On the 5 mile level between Easton and Kaubsville, there are two large breaks close together, .and just below Lumberville .the , towpath is washed away. Considerable debris has been washed into the canal at many places. The boating season began last week and the delay will be greatly felt. I'erry Still Bt larj-o. XEWBITRGH, N. Y., April 12. — Friday afternoon Dr. Allison reported that one o'f the escaped lunatics, John Quigley, has been captured at New Hamburg. The other four are still at large. ALBANY, N. Y., April 12.— Gov. Morton will Saturday issue a proclamation offering a reward of 31,000 for the capture of Oliver' Curtis Perry, who recently escaped from the Matteawan asylum for insane criminals. PITTSBURGH, Pa., April 12.—The extraordinary movement in the oil market this week from S1.17 last Saturday to SI. SO Thursday, with a net advance of 52 cents, has revived the fever to the intensest degree. There never was a time in the history of the business when the wild-cat operator was more 'alert than now. Men are in the field night nud day looking for possible developments. Xhouluiulit or W«1U lleinff BoriMl. Some idea of the activity in field operations may be had when it is stated that April 1 the number of new- wells drilling and rigs in course of construction was 1,401. The monthly average of now operations last rear was only 232 and the total number of wulls completed was only 3,MS for the entire year. Whether the present .•search is successful or not there will be an enormous amount of money spent in prospecting. The cost of drilling a well ranges from §1,200 to f'J.OUO. The amount of iron easing required for each well varies from l,. r >00 to 3,000 feet. Estimating \ho present number of new operations at 1,500, and the cost of each well at S-;,000, it is scon that not less than Sti,000,000 is now being expended in new work in all the fields. The extent of the industry is shown by a few comparative figures. The total production of gold in the United States last year was S«,000,000. The production of oil for the sume period was 48,:>00,000 barrels, which at to-day's cash price represents a value of 372 500.000. This quantity fell short 6,300,000 barrels in supplying the demand, which was drawn from old stocks, reducing the latter to less than -1,000,000 barrels April 1. Standard Oil Company Actlv*. Within it few weeks the Standard Oil company is estimated to have purchased ?U, 000,000 worth of territory from individual producers. The most important of these purchasers are tile KarniwhaOil company's property in the Sisterville field for £050,000, and the eighty-eight wells of the.Wheeling Gas company.in-thc McDonald field for S5. r >0,0()0. Jump* Up Higher. TOLEDO, 0., April 12.— Ohio crude oil jumped up 24J;f cents Friday morning. North of Lima is quoted SI.07, south of Lima SI. 05, and Indiana 07 cents. The entire Ohio field is going wild iind intense activity in putting down new wells is the result. A liooni Without » Parallel. On. CITY, Pa.., April 32.— The boom in oil markets this week stands without a parallel since 187C. The market opened at SI-GO, an advance of 10 cents u. barrel over Wednesday's closing price. It fluctuated widely during the day, reaching as high as Sl.SO, the highest price since December 20, 1S77, when Sl-81# was touched, and closed atW.BO bid. P'-.oducers and not speculators are reaping the benefit of this advance in oil. Prior to 18PO the oil exchanges were the curse of the oil producers. In 1882-3, the. last big advance in prices, the oil country went mad over gambling on the exchanges. Oil producers would sell their credit balances to buy certificates on margin and the large producers would deposit their certificates with brokers' to buy options. Kow they are selling their'crude and banking the cash. There will be unparal leled activity in the fields this month. Retain to Reopen the Cm»o, I.vniAXAroLis, Ind., April 12.—Th» supreme court has refused to grant a, rehearing in the fee and salary case. Some time ago the court held the law of 3S01 invalid a* to treasurers, sheriffs and recorders because it ; failed to fix the salaries of these . three officers iu the county o£. Shelby. The court's decision is nn answer to a petition filed by Attorney General Ketcham asking the court to resort to the bill as originally ea- grossed. and which was without error. , thus making- the entire law constitutional. llr. Thnmnx. 11. Keiftllngr Drowned. NEVT CASTLE, Ind., April 12. — Dr. Thomas B, Redding, A.M., Ph. D-, fell - J73to the cistern iu his conservatory ' here while in a faint, resulting from heart trouble, aud was drowned. [Dr. KuJill.ik' was born In this county Do-"' ccmberST. ISil. pnvdunte.il from Im1ian» AsburJ .; university In 1S3-). and In !S5r oii^KCd in tho ' :, practice of liuv. Ho was a member of many . scleniilic socleUos In botn Uio United Statei und .Eurojie mid was ,1 constnni contributor''•-. for nuiny years so Kciemiilc journals on both continents. Ho w:is a member of tho M. E. ; church and was a Knight Templar. Ho leaves •, ono child, Mrs. Kosa Mikuls, principal of Xow' Oisilohtch school] Murdrr* ji l-ftllow 1'rUoner. MICHIGAN-CITY,Ind,.April 12.—Edward '.-; King, alins Ed word Keeling, a second--.)! term convict in the prison north, wa»','':.- stiibbed to death by ;i fellow prisoner ••••' named' Hurry Gibson. The murderer . is confined in the dungeon and ap-''-'* 1 parcntly doos not realize his position. 'A. Ho will probably be pardoned to be J tried for murder. Gibson is 22 years'-''•*-. of npe and was sent from Marion coun-.. t ty for seven yenrs. lie has borne. »- ; "'.bad roput;ition as a convict. ' -.• ' Kcturnt'd Illn Communion, Ind.. April 13.—Willi;im T. M;ison, of Kockport, who was appointed the republican member of, the board of control for the southern hospital for the insane, returned his commission to the governor with'-the- announcement that his private business was NO pressing that he could not serve :is :i trustee. The governor :ip^. pointed Dr. .]. ]{. Wilson, of ."Stewarts- villo, to fill the vnc.inoy. Tracr< l dy in a IVlnnn. LA POKTK, ]ml., April 12.—Harry- Gibson, a colored convict in the north-- ern Indiana prison, fatally stabbed . Edward King, a fellow convict, at a late hour Thursday afternoon. The. two convicts quarreled over a dollar" which King alleged was due him from ..Gibson. Both men were long-term convicts. round Guilty. ,-' LEJJAKON, Ind., April 12.—Samuel Fitzpatrick, who was indicted with Charles Pa-ttcrsou for burglary, waa found guilty, and his punishment fixed ' at seven years in the penitentiary., Patterson will be taken backtojs'obles- ville, where he will be tried for murder. The Jllftccabcm. SOUTH BEND, Ind., April 12.—The- -: state convention of the ladies' order. Tent of the Maccabees was attended by representatives from twenty different cities and was presided over by Supreme Commander Mrs. A- E. Wastell, of Port Huron, Mich. • ' ,1 . Kelly Arroitod. ELWOOD, Ind., April 12.— Daniel .';•• Kelly, wanted for complicity in th«Faust murder, was arrested at Loiters. upon orders from Deputy Sheriff Bean,, of this city. This will, it is thought, result in the Faust murder mystery being cleared up. ; -j Senator Goebel* U Cleared. CovufOTON, Ky., April 12.—A coroner's jury has cleared Senator Goebel of the shooting of Cashier Sanford Thursday afternoon. At an inquest held Friday morning the jury found that Sanford came to hb, death from a wound caused 'by a pistol ball fired from the hands of William Goebel in •elf-defense. • Atniat** to Mfft. ARBOR, Mich., April IS.—A telegram was received from the Athletic Association of the,.University of California accepting 1 .,« proposition for a dual meeting of athletic teams of that university and the University of Mich- Mtafortnn«>i Cmnted till Ue»th. CJJAJILESTOX, N. H., April 12.—George Olcott, at one time the wealthiest man in this town and treasurer of the Connecticut, river savings bank, which suspended a week ago, died suddenly Wednesday. It is believed that the adverse criticism to which he was subjected and the grief caused by the failure of his bank broke him down completely. It is not believed that he left more than from 810,000 to $ls,000, most of which must go to indemnify his bondsmen. A*pbyxt*t«l by GM. NEW YORK, April J2.—Charles Orch- aul, a tailor, 30 years of age, an and unknown woman about five yeara younger, were found dead in his room, in a boarding, bouse at No.224 West Twenty- fourth street. Thursday afternoon. The couple had boen asphyxiated by gas which flowed frurn a burner that was left partially open. Th« >>xt Meeting. ' J MUXCIE, Ind.. April 12.—The next- meeting of the Indiana Christian church- conference will be held next • October in Wingate. The executive- committee 'appointed at the last annual meeting- met here and decided upon the place and time. Looking for BU Child. FBAN-KT,iy, Ind.. April ]2.—David Purguson, of this city, went to Indianapolis in search of his daughter, aged 14, who left home last Sunday, and ta alleged to have eloped with John Bohall. Tock Her Con (union. ASDEBSOX, Ind., April 12.—Mn. , Maggie Bolton's confession was taken down and sworn to by the defense In . the Hires trial, just closed, and will be placed in the written motion for a new lx>tt oi MADISOX. Miss., April 12.—The first shipment of strawberries made from Mississippi this season was made Thursday by K. C. Lee, of this place, consigned to a Chicago firm. The early igan. June 8. at Detroit, is the date I crop this season will be unusually plen- asked for and; will, probably be ac-I tifuL cepted. .'-'.'•.-•. .. . j Baltimore A otiio * night Depot Burned. ••UxioXTO'vrxv.Fa., April 12.—The Baltimore & Ohio freight depot here was burned Friday morning-. The passenger depot was also slightly damaged,. Low will probably roach about 113,000. , Admired Their truces. PEOVTDESCE, K.- I.. April 12.—The United States Cotton companv of Central Falls announces an advance to the old rates of April 22. This increase of 5 to 10 per cent applies to both mill* tad affect* 760 handa. Her Charge. •' ."'•< WABASH, Ind., April 12.—Mrs. Ella J^l Davis, for several years pastor of the Friends' church in Wabash,. resigned'' and left for Richmond to reside. She expects to continue her work in the Friends' ministry'. De«th of m Ploncvr. EtxHABT, Ind-, April 12.—Mrs. Henry. Manuel, the oldest residentof this city, -' died at the age of 92 years. She wa». prominently connected and was among- the pioneers of this neighborhood. Funeral nt TV. Jcnnlnfi Dvmonxt. -\E-.V YORK, April li.—Funeral senr-''•• ices over the remains of the late W. Jennings Demorest, the well-known magazine publisher and advocate of '•'. .the principles of the prohibition party,- ;'••• were held Friday morning at the Be- •••'• formed church. • ; -

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