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VOL- XX. LOGANSPORT, INDIANA- SUNDAY MORNING, APRIL 14. 1895. NO-89. 1 It gives as great pleasure to inform you that tho Princess of Wales Co., manufactures of HER MAJESTY'S CORSET, will have at our store on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, April 15,16,17,18,19 and 20tH., MISS ALCUTT, One ot their EXPERT FITTERS, for the purpose of explaining to ladles the many merits of Her Majesty's Corset, and the reason why it is superior to any other Corset made in the World, We have a fitting room prepared and it will give Miss Alcutt great pleasure to try upon all those Ladies -who wish it, a pair of HER MAJESTY'S CORSETS, thus illustrating without douot, that they will .give the most Perfe it Satisfaction and Create a Magnificent Pisure, We trust that all Ladies will avail themselves of this Grand Opportunity to learn what a Perfect Fitting Corset really'.is. Wo desire it distinctly understood that Ladies will not be expected to purchase a Corset if they do not desire to do so after a fitting is made. Yours Truly, Wiler & Wise, Sole Agents for Logansport. ALL THE LATEST STYLES IN Summer Suitings AT 4i8 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. "JOS. G. GRACE. 426 BROADWAY. WANT MOEE PAY. Demands of Operatives One Obstacle to Trade Improvement. A Better Condition Is, However, Slowly But Surely Asserting Itself—A Business Review. ]S 7 E-w YoiiK, April 13.—E. G, Pun & Co.'s weekly review of trade says; "Progress toward belter business continues, but in slow and meets many obstacles. In 'speculative awpctits and in wholesale dumacd lor uoocl.s. the week sbow.s Improvement. Money markets are undisturbed, und u. licUo more active. But ;imoun the chief obstacles Is the anxiety ot operatives to secure better wape.s, even while many manufacturing •works are runnlni,' without prollt »ml otnors at tho risk of los.s. In a number of establishments butter wases have :»cen conceded, thus incrensinf,' the purchasing pou-er of the people, but strikes have largely ovurbalunccil settle- inenis, several of importance: liiwing thrown about 12,000 workers out of employment this weelc Ktitnll TraUu Improving:. "Ketall trade has Improved on tho whole since March, as the approach of Easter brings more business, bet distribution to Individual consumers still hips behind purchases ot jobbers and such demand for products as fiprlnxs from buildings and other Investments looking into tho future. Crou prospects will (,-reatly altect the course of trade for some months, and the government report has little. Influence to discourage. For consumers the worst feature la the rapid advanco in meats. Prices n Simile Jlietuir. "For the first time In a long period prices of commodities average a shade higher than a year ago, and In Groat Hrltaln a:so, owing to different causes, u slight advance occurred In March. On both sides of. the ocean'tho lowest level ever known may naturally bo followed by some rise. Cotton is on both sides more buoyant than anything oUe, except moat and petroleum here, crude oil having risen to *l,80, the highest price for over seventeen yearn. Nothing supports tho advance of an eighth in cotton this past week, except the impression thut the next crop will bo snort, for receipts are large, and about 150,000 bules moro thu-n the largest crop ever grown have already come into sight this year. Wheat has yleldod nearly one cent. Tim Iron Market. "Bessemer Iron hai advanced a little further to (10.76 in Pittsburgh, Out there is no change whatever in prices of finished products during tho week, and while the demand continues good for structural forms, and a llttlo better for bur, the marked decrease In demand for wire, owing to the scant purchases of farmers for fencing, affects the outlook. It aoems probable that pig Iron must recede unless u larger demand for finished products Is soon developed. "The shoe manufacture continues to load all great Industries with shipments over iO per cent, larger In number of cases than a year ago, though riot in value, while orders have Leon more liberal at advanced prices. KxporLK Jirtpi'C-irtily Good. "The last week for exports was especially good, showing un Increase of IS per cent,, but Mnrch returns for the principal productishow u decrease of $3,:53,5SI, or ll.o oor cent.,against an increase of 1 ) per cent. Ir. imports at N«w York. Tho Wool Market. . "Sales of w,ool are close to tho quantity required for a full consumption, and the long delay in placing orders and the lateness of tho season rnuko tho proportion of mlllHat work larger than usual. No Improvement ID prices appears, and domestic wool does not respond to recent advances In foreign markets. The low price encourages manufacturers to compete much more vigorously with foreign, goods of many kinds than they had expected, and for tho medium and cheaper gr..des ol goods they have more than the usual demand, because purchases of consumers have for two yours been comparatively small Tho bettor goods faro not so well, foreign competition being rooro effective, but there is a good demand for dress goods. , "Money Is easier and supplies are again coming from tho interior, while foreign exchange has boen at tho exporting point. Moro commercial paper is noiv offering, principally in dry goods, though thSJamount Is not law.. The Fallurii Record. "Failures for the first four days of April shoved liabilities of $U88,!>SS, of which J-H5,- 840 were of manufacturing, and 57-12.933 of trading concerns. Failures for the week were 207 In tho United States, against iis last year, andJT in Canada against 34 last year." the speculative o3 market. Speculation opened excited and strong 1 with sales at $1.90, or 21c higher than on the eve ol Good Friday. In less than ten minutes after the opening sales had been made at 81.95, and at 31.92>i, there -.vas a fair volume oi trading and no si(fns of a break in the bull movement. At 11:30 prices advanced to S1.96X, a nd at 11:50 iv. m. 15,000 barrels were sold at 82, The close was steady, with sales at 31.99 and bid. PITTSBUH&FI, Pa., April 13.—Oil took another bip spurt towards the $2.00 mark Saturday morning'. At the purchasing: agencies of the Standard Oil company $1.75 per barrel \vas posted as the price it would pay for Pennsylvania oil. This is an advance of 25 cents since Thursday. In the speculative market the first quotations was Si.75 bid and the market went to §1.95 before a sale was made. The market is now Si.us bid. B£ WAY OF DEATH. 4n Engaged Couple's Method of Ending Their Troubles. INDIANA NEWS. GAVE I? u rimed UP THE FIGHT. Vindictively by tiu< Jlulln mi Itiilian Kills Himself. !>COTTDALE, Pa., April 13.—Siciero Orlino. ;in Italian laborer, committed suicide by throwing himself in frontof a freight train. When he lived in Mew Orleuus, several years afro, he incurred tlie enmity of the Mafia-, and in a light stabbed a member of the society of assassins. Then he wandered north, but they followed him everywhere, and he returned to bis old home in Italy, where his wife-and family 'lived. ' He had been there but a short time before his enemies discovered him, and he sailed for this country again. His landing in New York was noted by the Mafia there and he sought safety in the coal region of western Pennsylvania. About a month ago he obtained employment upon the construction of a sewer here. He told the story of his persecution to some of his fellow workmen, who ivere Americans, and said he would never run away from the Mafia again. They were incredulous and questioned some Italians upon the subject. Their doing so was fatal to Orflbo. In a few days he received a Mafia letter warning him to leave the coke region or suffer instant death. He preferred to take his own life. Used Poison, Knife and Revolver to Accomplish Their Purpose—Suicide Carefully Planned. •WILL ChlcHL"" BUY 100,000 ACRES. Bradstreet's says: • "TUe feature la trade circles Is found lu tho prices movement, more partictUarly those (or cattle, dressed beer«Jna petroleum. Drought, low prices und 'hard times' within two yours have resulted ;n a shorter supply of cattle, prospeotlvely 30 per cent. less than last year. Live cattle aro $1.60 higher per 100 pounds than lust year, and $1 higher than the lowest point this year. Dressed beef Is SH cents higher than tho average last year, the highest slnoe 18KS. The comparative scarcity of high trade cattle Is emphasized by tho fact that present quotations, when made In previous periods of scarcity, havo never failed to bring a supply when one existed. Situation at Many Point*. "Central western cities, notably St. Louis Chicago, Cincinnati, Cleveland, Louisville and Detroit, report Improvement in business and conndenoe as to the future. Greatest activity Is noticed In dry goods, halt, shoes and leaf to-* bacccx "Recent rains have produced a cheerful feel- InK In the agricultural region tributary to Kansas City. Omaha. Des Molnej, Milwaukee, St. Paul. Minneapolis and Duluth. The consequent Improvement Is not as groat a« hoped because of activity Jn planting. The movement of farm machinery, dry goods, groceries, hardware, paints and oils Is most active. "Among more Important southern cities reporting actual gains In the movement of mar chandine are Atlanta, Augusta, Savannah and Galveston. but Improvement there Is slight. The outlook is regarded more cheerfully at New Orleans, where sugar bounty disbursements are expected soon, but at Jacksonville and Birmingham general trade is quiet, and In some, lines slow. Xushvllle and Memphis retain Improvement previously recorded. At Chattanooga dry goods and hardware are relatively most active. REACHES $2.00 MARK.' byndlcute 1'r^parlns- to Scud H Cnlouy to Georgia. SAVANNAH, Ga., April 13.—J. V. Curry and R. W. Randall, of Chicago, are here to close a deal for 100,000 acres of land in' Montgomery county, about CO miles above Savannah, in a prosperous region. Charles D. Loud, of Mount Vernon, Ga., is here representing the owners. The land is known as the Wilcox tract and is among tho iinest of the state. It is said the Innd is intended for a, colony of several hundred families and the trade was brought about through efforts of ex-Gov. x iS"orthcu, who is at the head of the. immigration bureau oi Georgia. The colonists will consist of a large number of ex-federal soldiers and others from Illinois, Nebraska and Indiana. The land in question is in a fine fruit-growing-region and of clay subsoil. The country is rolling and self-draining, with excellent water-power facilities for gins and mills and is near .the Ocoiiee river, which is • navigable to light-draught boats and rafts. Excitement in Oil Still Continues, irltJl Prlcen Tending Upward. OIL Crrr. Pa., April 13.—The advance of twenty-five cents in Lima and Indiana oil Friday was followed Saturday morning' by a notice .from the Seep purchasing . agency ' that it •would pay SI.75 a barrel for Pennsylvania credit balances. This is an advance of 25 cents a barrel from Thursday prices and had a wompt effect on. Move to Tennessee. A2TDEKSOS-, Ind., April 13.—Truman L. Steward, for the Providence Colony company, and M. M. Finney, for a real estate company of Tennessee, have closed a deal for 5,000 acres of land near Lawrence burg, Tenn., on which. Steward will to.ke as many families as want to colonize. The colony will start here in wagons on July 1 with fifty families from different points, headed by a drum corps. To Protect American*. CONSTANTINOPLE, April 13.—Tho ordering- of two United States meu-of- war to the Syrian coast has caused much comment and some uneasiness here. United States Minister Terrell when questioned as to the object of the order said that the Washing-ton government's sole intention was to protect American citizens in case of need. Price Put on Oliver Perry. POUGHKEEPSIK, 37. Y., April 13.—Up to, 3 p. m. Saturday none of the four criminals who made their-escape from the Matteawan asylum for insane criminals on Wednesday night had been recaptured. GOT. Morton has issued a proclamation offering a reward of 81,000 for the capture of Oliver Curtis Perry. Another Counterfeit. •WASHINGTON, April 13.—A photographic counterfeit of the five-dollar issue of the American exchange national bank of New York city, series of 18S2, check letter F, charter No. 1,394, bank No. 101,798,' treasury number letter ~V 1,230,031 portrait of Garfield, has made its appearance. All'QuloC at Cincinnati, la. - DBS MOINES, la., April 13.—All is quiet at Cincinnati with the miners at work. Mob has gone to Centervilie to mass-meeting, threatening to return Monday. Company E. Second regiment, is still there. Their discipline is .elegant. • . lowu Infirmary Kurned. ' DES MorSES;* la;. April 13.—Dr. Lukens' eye and ear infirmary at Os- kaioosa was burned at noon Saturday* Frank, Stoug.h, _of Gray, la., was cut off irom escape and seriously .bnrned. T-OKS- SI .000 ST.. .-LnuiS, April 15.—At 3 o'clock Friday afternoon the dead bodies of a man and a woman were found lying side by side on Jacob Duffy's farm, . a few miles west of the city On the Walton road. Their throats were cut and their faces stained with blood. In the right hand of the man. was a revolver. Each was shot through the heart. The tragedy was discovered by Charles Taylor. » gardnnor. A beautiful young woman lay stretched upon the ground with her throat cut, from ear to ear. Blood was still (lowing from the ghastly wound. Jiy her side was the corpse of a. man who must have been good looking in life, but whose face \vas- horribly distorted by the agonies of death. The man was lying almost face downward, with his right arm thrown across tho body of tho woman. The hand st; ; J.l held a revolver. His throat was alscfccut from oar to ear. The knife, covei^l with blood, lay on the ground, a &w feet away. At the feet of the bodies was an empty box labeled."rat poison." The woman's hat, crushed and broken, was on the ground. Pinned to a ribbon was this note: AKremi to Dlo. "April 9.—We have both decided to die to- eotlior. ami If ono or tlio other should happen to reoovor, the other shall not bo held responsible for tho deed. Wu both are Being to uike;poison and I will do tho shooclui;. We are not dolnc this on uccountof any lore affair, but simply because we do not want to live any longer. Thl« Is all we have to say. and hope there will be no trouble. We reinuln us ever, yours truly, ••Mil Louis FlUNK. "1934 Ciierokeo street. "Miss KATuKoi.il." Carefully Planned. The letter was written in ink, showing the deed was carefully planned, and that the letter had been prepared •before the couple.left the city, and went into the country to die. The girl's name was signed with a lead pencil, and probably after they reached the scene of the tragedy. Frank evidently took this precaution to save himself from the_ hangman should he recover and the ffirl die. I)imd for UourH. As soon as Taylor ~had viewed the ghastly scene he ran all the way to tho female hospital, on the western edge of the city, and startled the physicians there with the news of .his discovery. Dr. Wells, of the female hospital, was called, and found the bodies rigid, they having been dead for hours. On opening their clothing he discovered that both had been shot just above tho heart. There were traces of poison on tho lips of ! both. They had taken no chance of surviving. After swallowing the poison they had gashed their throats with the sharp blade of a large clasp knife and then the man had clinched the act by firing a bullet into the girl's breast. lie ended his own lif o in the same manner. Kate Kolb lived at 1S37 Cherokee street with her uncle. She and Frank left home together last Wednesday. The girl left a note saying they were going to kill themselves and ascribing love a& the cause. The letter was found Thursday. Frank was a single man. The pair were engaged for a year. It is learned that Katie Kolb, aged only 17, was in a delicate condition, which may explain tho double tragedy. Her parents live in Hamilton, 0., and she has been living hero with an uncle. Veteran Jewelry -Man Amleni. XETV YOKK, April 13.—Bernard Eckstein, who carried on business under tho name of B. Eckstein & Co., manufacturer and dealer in jewelry at -190 Broadway, made an assignment Saturday to William S. Keile, with preferences of 80,825 to the People's bank. The liabilities are about 830,000. The stock on hand is valued at S25,000. Jlr. Eckstein has been identified with the jewelry trade for the past twenty years. Uooe in Two Thonund Yean. CHAKLESTON, S. C., April 13.—Eev. J. S. Hartzell, an Episcopalian clergyman, residing near this city, says that "Good Friday of this year the heavenly bodies which gravitate around the sun were in exactly the same position relatively to each other and to the earth that they occupied on the day Christ was crucified. It was the first time such a thing has occurred since that day." Told in Brief by Dispatches Various Localities. front •\Vunt, Eqa-il , X C., April 13.—A new organization among negroes is being established in this state, fts name is the National Equal Eights Council of the United States, and its main purpose is securing "equal rights'' for colored people at hotels -and all public places, and also the right for colored men to marry white women. >1cum^m* -will\7ouij«j. LOXDOX. April 13.—An answer to the British -ultimatum to Nicaragua hius been received at the foreign office- It is understood that the reply is so satisfactory that the action which the government threatened to take will not now be taken: In Able to Krad Hindu. SOUTH HKXD, Ind., April 13.—Edward A. Dick, son of a wood turner at a factory in Mis-hawaka, a town in this county, has discovered that he is pos sessed of the peculiar power of residing minds. He made the discovery through a joke in which he was blindfolded and requested to find a hidden knife. As soon as the person who secreted tho knife touched him he says he plainly saw the knife and went directly to it- Dick was severely tested by some .South. Bend citizens ami newspaper men. and performed a number of 'difficult nets, which proved that he was g??ted and may rival Kishop ami Alexander .lohn- stone. Dick is -'- years old. Gruvo of CluirlfK Uc 1'ituM* Fount!. Ccu.uMiiVS. Ind., April I,'!. —On tha west Imnk of While river bus just, been found the grave of CharJos De Pauw, who died October .11, 1S'.'3. A stono sla.b, 1 fool under ground, marked the spot. On it was engraved: "To tho memory of Charles De Pauw. A gift from a brother, X. L. Do P:iuw. w Where tho grave was found was an Indian hunting ground theu. The grave w:is opened and ihcrc was no sign of a. coflin, but a few of hi.s bones remained. The deceased is supposed to havo died on the river while Jiatboating, and to have been a brother of the late Washington De Pauw, for whom De Pauw university was named. Itloodhonmln on tho Trull of Robber*. JKKFERSOXVILLB, Ind,, April 33.— The residence of Martin Clapp, of Nabb City, was robbed of monej' a.nd jewelry, and the bloodhounds of Charles Mabrey, of Sellersbiirgh, wore sent for. They took Die trail and followed it without hesitation'lo the residence ot Sol Hotterff, a farmer, Botterff has a good reputation, and protested his innocence and was allowed to return home. The dogs will be taken to Cory don to attempt to trace a robbery at that place. To Ho Trlrcl for Murdrr. v LA POKTK, Ind., April 13.—Harry Gibson, the Indianapolis convict who fatally stabbed Edward King in the- northern Indiana penitentiary, will be tried for murder at the April term ot court, which will convene Monday. The grand jury will return an indictment charging murder in the first degree and Gibson will be brought from the penitentiary and lodged in. ja.il in this city. His attorneys will plead self-defense. ledger 1'laj'n tho Pure of »m««l*. ' PANA. 111., April 13.—D. E. Badger, of Greencastlc, Ind., arrived here in search of Clayton Priest, who ruined his daughter, who is a cousin of Priest. Badger was greatly excited, and said that his intention was to kill Priest on sight. Priest was arrested and imprisoned at Taylorville, and Badger returned home to secure a requisition.. Priest is 2C; the girl 15. Educator* to Mnot at South JScnd. SOUTH BEND, Ind., April 13.—A convention of university extension centers of, northern Indiana, southern Michigan and eastern Illinois will be held in South Bend May 10, 11 and 12. Tho. • sessions will probably be held in the. First Baptist church. President Harper and Richard MouHon, of Chicago university, and other prominent educators will be present. Simply Left for Her Honeymoon. FiiANKr.rs-, Ind.', April 13.— MissLillie Myrtle Willis, who disappeared from her sister's home in this city last Saturday evening, has been found. Her sister received a letter from her from Greensburg, saying that she was married and happ3', also that there would be no use in looking further for her. a* she would be in Ohio by the time tho letter was received. To Celebrate It* Jubilee. SOUTH BEND, Ind., April 13.—Actire preparations are making for the University of Notre Dame commencement, which on account of the jubilee of tho fiftieth anniversary of the chartering of the university promises to be unusually brilliant. Alumni will be present in large numbers and will effect % more perfect organization than heretofore. Train Wrecker* Foiled. KENNETIJ, Ind., April 13.—Parties unknown placed a tie on the Pennsylvania road east of here in such a manner that it would have caused a wreck If a train had struck it. Road Superintendent Spaulding discovered the ob •traction. - >"ot to II* T»J«MJ. TERRE HAUTE, Ind., April 13.—The internal revenue bureau at Washington replied to Collector Jump that tb« royalties received on mining lands aro not to be -taxed under the income tax law. but are to be considered as rent. LAPORTE, Ind., April 13.—C. T. Edee, a banker of Pawnee City. Xeb.. and »' patient at Dr. Gray's sanitarium, committed suicide by hanging himself to a bed-post. Edee v.-as partially deranged. Two Yean In l'rf*on- KOCKFOKD. Ind.. April 13.—Robert Burr, on trial here for killing Capt. Williamson-in October. 1304. -,vas sentenced to two.years in,prison.