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Logansport, Indiana
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Wednesday, December 29, 1897
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iJMLYPHABOS WEDNESDAY, DEC. 29, 1897. BBUJ. ». IXHJTHAIJt . JOHH W. BABUBS. TOITOKB AND PBOPRMTOH8. TKBM9 OF SrjBSCBTPTION — Daily per tr««k, 10 oonU; per month 40 cents; per y- •trlotly in »tfv»nw>> i4.50 The Weekly Ptmro* »nd the Saturday Pbcrot, the two forming the Semi- Weekly •Dillon, I1.S6 1 year, strictly In advance. Entered at the LoganBport, Ind.,po«tofflce ai •econfl clasn mall matter, ae provldud by law BEMOCIUT1C DISTRICT COS VESTIOS To the Democrats of tbe Eleventh Cong-ress- ional Dleirict: Pursuant to the order of the Dem ocratic state central committee, the delegates to the district convention •re called to meet In the city of Peru on Tuesday, January lllb, 1808, at 10 o'clock a. m., for the purpose of selecting one member of the Demo cratlc state central committee for said district for the ensuing two jears. The basis of representation ID said convention, as fixed by said committee, will be one delegate for each 200 votea or fraction of 100 or over cast for the head of the Bryan electoral ticket. A general invitation is extended to the Democrats of the district to attend this convention. The delegatas to said convention will be selected in each county on or before January 8th, 1898,.by county •r township meetings, according to local cn8tom and upon the call of the •halrmen of the several counties. S. E. COOK, Chairman Congressional Com. Huntington, Ind., Dec.JS, 1897, IT the trusts and the corporations do not secure all the favors they may desire it will, not be because the administration la unwilling to grant requests. SENATOR FAIRBANKS told the Indiana Kepubilcans yesterday that be brought greetings to them from President McKinley and that he could say to them that McKinley is atlll for "sound money," whatever that means. THE "smokers" inaugurated by the Pottowattoinle club last night promise to prove very Interesting and profitable. The subject discussed last night wan: The Commercial Condition of Logansport, and the discussion called forth many valuable suggestions. It was the unanimous opinion of those who spoke on the topic that the commercial condition of Logansport Is good, but not so good that It might cot be bettered. SECKETABY GAGE has offered to resign in case his currency reform scheme is not satisfactory to President McKinley, He had better wait until Senator Wolcott makes his attack. Poor McKinley occupies a delicate position. Senator Chandler declares that he must take bis stand on the side of the common people •r with the gold plutocracy. Of course he will be guided in hib choice by Mark Banna and Hanna is recognized as the boldest.most brazen and the most autocratic plutocrat in all the land, It may be distasteful for McKinley to aide with the plutocrats, but all his close advisers are of that type. A WAR cloud of immense proportions 19 spreading over the Orient. The events of tbe past few weeks portend evil. The <*hole of Europe may become Involved in a war over the division of the Chinese Empire. Kussla is the aggressor in the great game of territorial acquisition. England and Japan look on In amazement at the daring acts of Russia. It may he' taken tor granted that Russia proposes to dominate In the affairs of the east. She now has a railroad extending from St. Petersburg to the Pacific ocean. The possession of Port Arthur gives her an opeu harbor, where in time a great city will he built. Neither England nor Japau wants Russia to gain too strong a foot-hold in the Orient., and this is why the warships of these nations are now anchored near the Korean coast. The presence of t^flfie •"»"-"• -— -.t paclty he has violated the law and Is liable for prosecution under the Sherman anti-trust law. It appears tbaKhe railway corporations were given to understand that they should be permitted to name the successor to Col. Morrison. Paxson is the roan they have chosen to represent tnem and Banna losUts that McKinley must do the bidding of the corporations. Is not this a shameful prostitution of a public trust? THE HOLIDAY WEEK. PRESIDENT M'KINLEY WILL NOT RECEIVE NEW YEAR'S. JOHN SHERMAN, whose long public service entitle him to be be the ruling force in McKlnley's cabinet, not long since spoke approvingly of the greenbacks. He said: "United States notes are now, in form, security and convenience, the best- circulating medium known. Tne objection Is made than they are Issued by the government, and that it is not the business of the government to furnish paper money, but oniy to coin money. Tne answer is that the government had to borrow money, and Is still ID debt. The Doited States note to tbe extent that it Is willingly taken by the people, and can, beyond question, be maintained at par in coin, is the least burdensome form of debt. Now comes Banker Gage, another member of tbe cabinet, and Insists that tills non-interest bearing debt- be taken up and in Its stead an interest bearing debt be substituted. Back of this proposition are the gold conspirators and the national banks, All at once these powerful interests nave lost faith in the government's ability to pay its obligations. They hold that Dank notes would be safer than this great government's promise to pay. To approve such a prop osltion Is equivalent to accepting the illogical conclusion that a part of anything is greater than the whole, John Sherpan was rigtt when he said that the greenbacks are the best kind of paper money. Yellowstone Park Protection. The government authorities have posted notices on the borders of the forest, reservation adjoining the Yellowstone National park warning nil persons against trespassing upon the lands, and especially against hunting on the reservations and shooting game. Much of this game goes upon the reserves from Yellowstone park, and the superintendent of the park has informed the department that the game destroyed in the adjoining reservations will tend to diminish Che irame in the park. The Old-Fashioned Honest Man. New York. Dec. 29.— For the fourth :ime Stephen V. ("Deacon") White has demonstrated beyond question ;he only boast ho was eve- tnown to make: "My word is as *ood as my omul." "Deac-on" White ailecl in a corn Burner a Cew year? aero. i mi lias just paid i-vei 1 dollar uf h;.- lebts. _ __ ____ __ _ Illinois Fruit Grim-era <" >t-s*ii>n. Springfield, Ills., Dec. 29.— The State Horticultural ?oeiety beeran n three lays' session here yesterday. A line- •xhibit of fruits srown on Illinois soil . : .~' ihitwn, and premiums assre jni t i r :; ?3u vill be awarded Thursday. President [\ E. Ooodrtch. of Cobdrn. delivered hi." L.inual address. The election of i-.irirer.- or the ensuing year occurs lor,.orrov, :ornirg. Fell Dead Over sv Grave. La-Crosse, Wis.. Dec. 29.— Edward F. Doane fell dead yesterday over the grave of Erwin W. Chamberlain. D,-ane \vas accompanied by other Grand Army men He was a soldier of company D.. Fourteenth Wisconsin regiment and served through the war. ABBREVIATED TELEGRAMS. Secretary Alger, who has been ill nt Washington for some time, i; decide'ib Improved. Turquoise lias been discovered in Lincoln county, Nev., at the foot of Sugar Loaf peak. Fire at Detroit caused the flooding of the Free Press Printing p'.ant. ruining the stock. George Wickman. a 12-year-old boy of Grantsburg, Wis.. attempted to open a dynamite cartridge with a pin. Eightly per cent, of the edge tool manufacturers in the United States have consolidated their interests. As a result of the Union Pacific reorganization the offices of the company will be removed from Boston to New York. ,T. W. Delind. proprietor of the Noah's Ark. a notion store at Oshkosh. Wi?., made au assignment to Robert Buckstaff. The third annual show of the Northern Wisconsin Poultry and Pet Stock association will begin at Superior Jan. 20 and continue six days. Governor and Mrs. Scofield. of Wisconsin. will give a reception at the executive residence New Year's Eve. :« I honor of Miss Isabel Gorg-hill, or C'--'-- j cago. I The National Zeitung. of Berlin, de- : nies that the tariff negotiations with '.'.-.<•- '} United States have been broker, off. adding that they have only just com- But the Vice President, the Cabinet mil the Diplomatic Corps Will Have Their Usual Roceptioni--The Point of Tien and Clra Service Reform. [Special Correspondence.] WASHINGTON, Dec. 27.—President George Washington knew a thing or two, as is particularly evidenced by his decreeing the sites of the capitol and the White House, respectively, to be so far apart. He said it \vonld be absolutely necessary, for otherwise the executive would never ggt a chance to do any business or hove any leisure. He knew the average congressman, even though A POPULAR CALLER. the M. C. was then inchoate, and knew, too, that he would be pestered by him night and day unless he were thrust far away from the presidential mansion in a building all his own. Presidential Receptions. There wasn't any great west at that time. The 12 or 13 original states lay mainly along or near the Atlantic coast. But all the same the original representative was a pestiferous thing in the opinion of the Father of His Country, and made it very warm forsaid father on several occasions. Still it was Washington who inaugurated the presidential receptions, which we so much criticised at the time, as an aping of royalty, and which have since become a cherished republican institution. And this, in his own words, is why he came to do it: "To please everybody was impossible. I therefore adopted that line of conduct •which combined public advantage with private convenience, and which, in my opinion, was unexceptionable in itself. Beikire this custom was established, which now accommodates foreign characters, strangers and others who, from motives of curiosity, respect to the chief magistrate or any other cause, are induced to call So me, I was unable to attend to any business whatever." President Jefferson, who, as we all know, reduced the inaugural ceremonies to a minimum—to "Jcffersoniau simplicity," in fact—records that Washington at his first levee, having intrusted himself to his master of ceremonies, had cause to regret it, for he was taken into an antechamber, and then, the door having been opened between that and the room where the "great unwashed 7 ' were assembled, his escort gave him a push and at the same time bawled out, "The president of the United States." The latter was so disconcerted that he did not recover during the entire levee, and when the company were gorj'3 he turned to his factotum in a towering passion and said, "Well, you. have ta,ken me in, once, but you shall never take me in a second time!" -And he never did, but still the public complained that the president was stiff and formal; that he stood with his hand behind his back and bowed as though he had a crick isi his neck- Everybody "receives" here on New Year's,"and the president is supposed to set a, cood example by leading off with Eckels has agreed to the Ration recommended by over the Singerly failure provided thsstcckhold- e nominated for post- on, "W. Va., to suc- w of the late Senator etention a strong Peter French ed Oliver. It. was a cold- pute is said e. Burlington berwere For the the net ase of GEATIi, Interesting Experiments With the Sew Stomach Remedy. Not a Patent Medicine, But a Safe Cure For all Forms of Indigestion. The result of recent Investigation ha?;; established beyond question the "aiae of tbe new preparation for indigestion and stomach troables; it is composed of tbe digestive acids, pep- siu, oismuth. Golden Seal anrJ other similar stomachics, prepared in the form of 20-grain lozenges, pleasant to the taste, convenient to carry when traveling, hiarmless to the most delicate stomach, aud probably the safest, most effectual cure yet discovered for indigestion, sour stomach, loss of appetite and flesh, nausea, sick headaches, palpitation of heart, and tlae many symptoms arising from imperfect digestion of food. They cure because they cause the food to be promptly and thoroughly digested before iii has time to sour, ferment and_ poison the Wood and nervous systum. OVer sli thousand people In the stite of Michigan alone in 1894, were cored of stomach troubles by Stuart's Dyspepsia Tablets. Fsli 9i««> packages may be found at all druggists at 50o-,'or sent bj mail OB receipt of price from Stuart Co., ManhalJ, Mich. Send for free book OB stomach diseases. the ornamental porflo'h of our society— the gold laced and befrilled men of war and members of tbe embassies. But this year, in view of the recent demise of the president's aged mother, he will not receive until Jan. 19. The ordinary cabinet and diplomatic receptions will be ifeld as usual, however. The Art of Hoapitelity. All Washington keeps open bouse on Sew Year's, and the gilded youth of our metropolis had their plans of campaign laid out long ago. They begin at the fashionable center, where the tables are lavishly spread from early in the afternoon till late at night, aud gradually work their way into the outskirts to the remote northeast and back again, carrying the merry war into the very heart of the enemy's country. They know to a nicety just where they can get the most 'delicate sandwiches, the daintiest cakes and particularly the finest liquors. One lady is celebrated for her eKgnog, another for her claret punch, auotbor for the pretty girls she has to assist her and still another for the general magnificence of her "layout." By long experience these "jeu- iiesse cloree" have learned what houses to avoid as well as what to frequent, and tha light of their rabicund countenances is shed only upon those that furnish the most lavish entertainment. And their condition as they weud iheir devious ways to their homes after this active foray upon the good things society provides for their delectation may as well be imagined as described. Ihe congressman is everywhere a pet of society, and his presence is sought 011 all occasions. Having adjourned until after the 4th of January for a period of relaxation, he proposes to relax. Those of us who have viewed him at a distance or only from the coign of vantage afforded by the reserved galleries of senate or house may now approach and •{azo upon him at short range. It is said that familiarity breeds contempt. But, i'ess you, we don't get near enough for that. We admire at a distance. We grow to love on a nearer view him whom wo have been taught to respect and worship. A congressman on the floor is. one personage. The same individual unbent is altogether another and more admirable object. To be sure, the member or the senator is not quite the exalted personage to us that he appears to others of our species, for while it is true that distance lends enchantment, ibe converse is equally true—that contiguity is disenchanting. Especially is be an object of admiration to the ladies whom he patronizingly compliments as they hand him the fragrant tea or, perchance, a glass of something more acceptable. They flock about him like butterflies around a ironing glory vine, bask in the sunshine of his glances and bathe in tbe glory of his smilfs. Some have said tb-at the average congressman is no match for tbe average Washington woman. Thar, I suppose, depends upon what we have in mind, but certainly she is a person of infinite tact and discretion. Sbc likes to have a good time, aud she likes the congressman because ho assists her to have a good time. Without him. even with the fascinating attaches of the various embassies, she would find the winter in Washington as dry as a veritable Sahara. Wajihinirton Women. It would bo strange indeed if, with tbe pick of the country here assembled, this city could not hold its own as against any of the capitals of Europe. We do not fully appreciate our lawgivers. I suppose, for the same reason that we are prone to underestimate the great value of our governmental publications, because they are all ours for nothing, without cost and without price. If tbe •publications were printed in small editions and a high price put upon them, the people would scramble for an opportunity to buy. and so if the legislators were kept out of sight and perpetually in "executive session" their utterances would be treasured as the essence of wisdom. It is ouly after they are dead and bereaved confreres tell us how near to the angles they were in point of superhuman excellences that we begin to appreciate at their full worth our senators and members of congress. I am of the opinion that a valuable volume might be garnered of their witty sayings, let alone their oracular utterances. For example, that was an exceedingly bright rejoinder that Senator Mason of Illinois is said to have made to the executive tbe other day. Senator Mason's attitude on the Cuban question is well known, as instanced by hie eloquent speech in favor of belligerency last spring. His position as to the Hawaiian annexation is not so well, known, at least to the president, who is said to have remarked on the occasion of a call the senator made at tie "White House last week: "Senator, we are anxious to .learn how you will stand on the Hawaiian matter. It is a pressing^ a very important, question, you know." "Well, Mr. President." drawled the senator in his inimitable way. "now, I don't know that it is so pressing. They aren't killing any women and children down there yet, I believe." It all depends, you see, upon the point of view. Now, only a few days ago I was in the senate gallery listening to some of the speeches ou the civil, service. A learned senator arose and told the speaker—and incidentally his hearers! in the galleries—-how vile, iniquitous and altosetber depraved-the "snivel service" really was. If we wished to convince ourselves of this fact, we had only to visit the various departments and" gaze at the hidebound, fossilized, decrepit and useless officials there, who have a greater respect for tradition than, for economic conditions. In the first place, he said, civil service has been » good thing only for those who are in and for those who had tips from the fabricators of the fearfully con, ' questions for the eon: cants. While it is - J " government should business principles changes should be the gtljfir baud, it" icted. series of of appli- ; that oar icted OB .frequent yet, on MEN AND WOMEN SEE OUR FELT SLIPPERS. Walker & Rauoli 42O BROADWAY. Now is tlie 'Time to Buy Great Reductions in Prices of all Our Holiday and Millinery Goods. Spry's, Broadway and Pearl Streets The "Domestic" Office. Now is the time to provide yourself with a good Sewing Machine at a very low price. My stock includes ! all the leading makes. My terms are easy, and there is no excuse for* being out of a good sewing machine n the house. The old stand 529 Broadway, near 6th R B WHITSETT a thoroughly up-to-date periodical for women, will enter upon its thirty-first volume in 1898. During ihe year it will be as heretofore A MIRROR OF FASHION Paris and New Jfork \ Each issue will contain carefully pre- c• L • I pared drawings of the advance fashions rasnions ; of p ar ; s and jj ew y 0 rk. Once a month A Colored Fashion i the BAZAK will issue, free, a colored o,.--/a — --/ ; fashion supplement. Cut paperpattsrns supplement •. of cerlain gowns ineach null ,be r win be Cut Paper Patterns : made .1 feature. These will be sold in J Pi Moat-In Pnfforn connect!™ with each issue ;.\ a uniform a ai-neeKiy ramrn pricr , The BAZAK wjll also publjsh bi . Sheet i weekly, free, an outline pattern sheet. LONG SERIALS AND SHORT STORIES Two famousauthors will contribute long serial stories to the BAZAK in iSoS. 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They care nothing for its necessities, but are constantly on the' lookout for their own welfare and advancement. The Point of View. It really seemed as though our cherished institutions were going to the dogs and that civil service was accelerating the pace until Senator Lodge got tip and in a few well chosen words showed that it •would have been there long ago bad it not been for the disinterested efforts of the maligned reformers. He read a letter from Census Taker Wright, which told how be might have saved the country some $2,000.000 if only his underlings had been appointed through civil service examinations: another, from Librarian Young, narrating how his valuable time, which should have been put into the writing of his report, was nearly all taken np with hearings of appli- 2iint5 for office, and so on, until we were all convinced of the great saving to the country effected and abont to be effected bv the workings of the civil service. 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