Logansport Pharos-Tribune from Logansport, Indiana on April 18, 1895 · Page 1
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Logansport Pharos-Tribune from Logansport, Indiana · Page 1

Logansport, Indiana
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Thursday, April 18, 1895
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VOL. XX. LOGANSPORT, INDIANA- THURSDAY MORNING, APRIL 18. 1895. NO- 92. :'s Corset Best in the World. It gives us great pleasure to inform you Co., manufactures of HER MAJESTY'S store on that the Princess of Wales COU3ET, will have at our JAPAN SATISFIED. Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, April 15,16,17,18,19and20tH, MISS ALCUTT, One of 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. iittinc room prepared and it will give Miss Aloutt preat pleasure to try upon all thoso Ladies who wish it, a pair of HER MAJESTY'S CORSETS, thus illnstratinp without douat, that they will, give the most Porfe »t Satisfaction and Create a Magnificent Figure, We trust that nil Ladies will avail themselves of this tfrand 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, 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 > how 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. Secures Nearly AU of Her Demands, Including Port Arthur. Treaties to Be Exchanged in Three Weeks—Armistice Extendsd to May Q. See The Specialists For Chronic and Private Diseases and Deformities. Discuses of Women treated by the new electrical method that has given wonderful results. Don't forget that their vapor treatment for all Chronic Long Troubles gets the remedies to the diseased spots and cures -when everything else falls. Call ard investigate anyway. It costs you nothing for consultation. ; Drs. Christoplier & LongenecKer, AtiThc Medical'and Surflicalllnstitme. 417 Market Si, - - Logansport. Ind. TiE.v-TsiJf, April 17.— An imperial edict lias lieen issued authorizing 1 Li JIunp Clianfr to sign the terras of peace in accordance with the Japanese ultimatum. The indemnity to be paid by China is 200,000,000 tuels. The edict further authorizes 1-5 Jhu.ifr Chang to grant possession of the Lioa Tung- peninsula to the 40th degree of latitude and the island of Formosa to the Japanese; also to consent to the opening o! Peking and four TIU\V ports to<;ommerce and to giving' the Japanese power to open cotton factories and other industries in China. Another imperial edict RTants sick leave to the viceroy of Canton and orders his retirement to bis native province. TreuUim Exclmnecd in Three \Vnnk«, LONDON, April 17.—A dispatch to the Central News from Tokio says that peace ratifications will be exchanged within three weeks and that'the armistice has been extended to midnight on Way S. Concerning thn Terms ot Ffnce. WASirLN-axox, April 17.—The Chinese imperial edict sent Tuesday night from Tien-Tsin is accepted among- officials and diplomats here as setting at rest the conflicting reports as to the final terms of peace, and as showing that the first reports via London were inaccurate in, their details. The indemnity ot 200,000,000 taels is a compromise. Japan first demanded 300,000,01)0 taels, but on the solicitation of Prince Li threw off 100,000,000, At the Chinese legation it is stated that the tael varies in value, but that the present value of the customs or treasury tael, which is undoubtedly the one in which payment will be made, is SI.HO in Mexican silver, or'about seventy-five cents in gold. The Central News (London) correspondent in Tokio Icarus that the Chinese indemnity to .lupan is to be paid in silver in flve yearly installments. The edict that Japan is to occupy the Liao TUHR- peninsula up to the •JOth degree of latitude settles the important point that she is to have the R-roat fortress of Port Arthur and the immediately surrounding territory, as foreshadowed in these dispatches. The Liao Tung peninsula is a small point of land jutting southward into the gnlf of 1'echili, with Port Arthur at its extreme point. The 40th degree of latitude cuts across the main land whore the little peninsula broadens • into the mainland of Manchuria. 1'ort Arthur a Vital Point. The edict does not state whether Japan gets this acquisition permanently or nntil the indemnity is paid. iShe has contended on having it permanently, as it would give Japan command of the Gulf of Pechili leading- to Peking. If the occupation is temporary it will give Japan a military command over China as long as the occupation lasts. .The duration of the occupation is most important, ~and on this point undoubtedly will depend any action European powers may take- The permanent occupancy of the island of Formosa has been settled for some time. The opening "of Peking and four new ports of commerce, marks the introduction of modern methods in the interior of Ihina. Japan has gained the privilege of establishing her cotton and other factories in China, but it remains to be seen whether Japanese capital will invest in the enterprises, or the Chinese will buy these modern fabrics. The edict makes a significant omission as to the reported Japan-China alliance offensive and defensive, which, f consummated, wonld have given "the Orient to the Orientals," The Japanese and Chinese officials in Washington lave never credited the report ol this alliance. LI Return) Home. LOSDOX, April 17.—A Central News dispatch from Tokio says the Chinese peace envoys started for Tien-Tsin Wednesday afternoon and that the Japanese plenipotentiaries will return to Hiroshima Thursday. A dispatch from Hong Kong says it Is expected there that a revolution against the reigning dynasty will be begun on Friday. The leading Chinese of Canton are cominjr to Hong Kong in large numbers- japan a Grnat Power. LONDON, April 17.—The Daily News, referring to the Chino-Japanese alliance, which is said to be one of the conditions of the treaty of peace, says that under "the conditions such an alliance would be so much more to the advantage -of China that it can scarcely imagine Japan proposing it "Japan,"' says the News, "has emerged, from the conflict a great power. There is no precise parallel in the., history of the world to her marvellous adaptability and imitative genius." To Revise Terms of Peace. BERLIX, April 17.—The St. Petersburg correspondent of the Frankfurter Zcitunsr telearaDhs that the French, and Russian governments are about to convoke a meeting of the powers for the purpose of revising the terms of peace agreed upon by the Chinese and Japanese representatives. SILVER LEADERS TALK. Groat M»«* M««clng at Uenver Iu the Internet of Free Coinage. DENVEH, Col., April 17.—Thousands of citizens who believe in the free and unlimited coinage, of silver at the ratio of 10 to 1 gathered Tuesday iu the capitol grounds and on the steps of the east entrance to honor their distinguished leaders in the free silver agitation, Gen. A. J- Warner, of ; New York, and ex-Congressman Sibley, of Pennsylvania, presidential candidate, who are making u political tour of this and other states. Mr. Sibley sounded the keynote of the presidential campaign, declaring that free-silver democrats and republicans would -unite, with the populists to organize a new party, whose war cry would be bimetallism. The meeting was enthusiastically in favor of an immediate and ' aggressive campaign. 'Hundreds of miners wore brought to the meeting on excursion trains from the camps. SAN FP.VSCISCO. April 17.—The silver- ites are actively at work forming a Straight-out silver party in this state. They propose to make the coming here of A. J. Warner, president of the national committee of American bimetallism party, Congressman J. C. Sibley, of Pennsylvania, and Senator Stewart, of Nevada, the occasion for a general concentration of- sympathizors in one distinct movement. GREENHUT IS REMOVED. TAKES A TUMBLE. Price of Oil Breaks Over Fifty Points Just at the Close, Early Trading Very Light, Speculator* Being Afraid to Touch the Market—Effect of Boom. Decline* to Reslc" »nd '• Displaced Without That Formality. PEORI.V, 111., April 17.—At the annual stockholders' meeting of the Distilling' and Cattle Feeding company Wednesday Greenhut was asked to t resign, but, declining- to do so, was thereupon removed without resignation. Greenhut called Mayer a liar to his face and says he has run. to the end of his rope. CHICAGO, April 17.—Of the many sensations furnished by the whisky trust since Joseph B. Greenhut firsthad him- self'appointed receiver and was ousted by the stockholders, none approaches in magnitude that furnished by the 'filing' with Judge Showalter in the United States circuit court Tuesday afternoon of the balance sheet of the company as it appeared March 31, 1893. Practically the whole period of the reign o£ the Greenhut faction is covered by thfl figures given therein, which aro startling 1 even to those whq_had been told in advance that disclosures of an unusual nature were to be made. The enormous sum of $1, 13'.>,4-I3 is totally unaccounted for, to say nothing of other items which appear all right at first glance and which are offset by figures on the books. ON REHEARING OF INCOME TAX. Attorney Ganornl TliinK", If Granted, It Should Cover All Questions luvolvod- WASHIN'GIOS, April 17. — Attorney General Olney filed a brief in the United States supreme court Wednesday upon the petition for a rehearing of the income tax case. The opening paragraph of 'the brief says: •"Tbe United Stales respectfully represents that If :i reliciirlni? is grunted H should cover all the lesivl uncl constitution!! questions Involved, and not merely those as to which the court arc equally divided." He calls attention also to the fact that if this new exposition of the constitution announced in the opinion of the chief justice is to prevail as to the taxing- power of the government, "the United States has under previous income tax laws collected vast sums of money which, on every principle of justice, it ought to refund." Jumprtl Over a Gap. GAT/VKSTOS-, Tex., April 17.—An attempt was made to wreck a Santa Fe passenger train near Cone station. A rail was removed from the track over a bridge spanning a deep ravine, and when the southbound express came along it struck the gap at the. rate of 40 miles an hour. The engineer applied the brakes, but before the train could be stopped, the engine, baggage and express and smoking cars had 'jumped across the bridge and rolled up on the firm track beyond. WASHINGTON, April 17.—The great social event of the post-Lenten season will be the marriage in this city on Monday next of Mr. George Nathaniel Curzon" member of parliament from Southport, England, and Miss Mary Le.iter. the daughter of Mr. L. Z. Leiter, of Washington, formerly of Chicago. » . — . ———- — >~ecr"» I*avB Cnltivl 5tat*«. WASHINGTON, April 17.—The state department has been officially advised by the consul at the City of Mexico of the arrival at Tiahualilo, state of Durango, of between 700 and 800 families of ne- groes from the United States to cultivate the lands in the W. II. Ellis concession. • .Many Bad Men Enlist. WjLSlirxGTOX, April 17.—The war department has found in three months that of every 1,000 men enlisted from civil life thirty-one were identified by a new system as convicts, deserters or otherwise undesirable characters. Generous Act of Spanllh -llarlnn. MADEiDi April 17.—The sailors of the Spanish fleet have unanimously agreed to contribute a day's pay to the relief of the families.of the men lost on the cruiser Rein* Begente. PITTSBURGH, Pa., April 17.—The oil exchange was the scene of great excitement just before the closing hour. Trading had been fairly active up to ~ o'clock, when heavy selling orders were received n.nd in a, few moments the price broke from S3.62 to S-. 10. There was a rally to S2.17 before the close, but there was a desperate feeling among the speculators. Oll'si Dliry Heights. PITTSBURGH, Pa.. April 17.—Oil has now reached that dizzy height where speculators are afraid to deal in it and as a result there was not a sale on the Pittsburgh exchange during the first half-hour Wednesday, while the sales on the Oil City exchange during the same period aggregated only 7,000 barrels. Coc« Up to 82.70. The Standard again put up its price 25 cents toS2.f)0 and May option was offered here at the opening for S2.70. Cash oil was offered at S2.CC. There were no buyers and the price gradually dropped to S3.G9, then to 52.07 ond at 10:30 §3. (55 was bid. Threw-Dollar Oil Predicted. While many brokers are predicting three-dollar oil this week few of them have sufficient faith in their own prophecy to invest. The Standard Oil company, through its purchasing agents, has secured possession of several more slices of oil-producing territory. Buying U|» Ofl Territory. The Southwest Pennsylvania Oil company, a Standard concern, Jias bought the remaining three-fourths interest in the Mannington and Fail-view (W. Va.) territory, containing about 8,000 ncres and 300 wells with a production of 3,000 barrels per day. The Standard has also purchased a three-fifths interest in the Carter Oil company, of Sistersville, W. Va., at a price in the neighborhood of $200,000. The Carter company owned about 100 wells with a daily production of 1,000 barrels. lioom Brines Better TlinM. David Kirk, one of. the best-posted .men-inthe oil business, in-discussing the present boom in oil, said: "Petroleum will bo the menus of bringing ttie country out of tho period of depression tlint bus prevailed fur the p;ist two years, Tliat was tho ease in 1873, when our lln.inees vrero at :i low ebb. Oil made the first advance ana as it went up in price tho business of the country improved. The sumo was true In 1831 Tho most Important effect of the increased prico on tho iimvnces o! Uio country will be the increase in too amount of Eold brought into tho country in payment for the petroleum wo export. There are internal Improvements that are already horeand will continue toRroiv all tho year. Our manufacturers are olrcadj f eellne the boom. I think tho oil interests wil uso considerably moro than twico as much iron of all kinds this year as they did last This will give employment to hosts of men wno will become good buyers and so create better market for all kluds of merchandise." Scotch Oil Gol»e Cp. GLASGOW, April 17.— The Scotch oil company, at a meeting hero to-day, raised the price of petroleum 2 pence per gallon, making an advance of 3 pence in one week. The raise is equivalent to an increase of the revenue by £70,000 or £SO,000. In the Interest WT Foreign ariMlonf. FORT WAYN-E, Ind., April 17.—The twenty-fourth annual meeting of the Woman's Baptist Foreign Missionary society of the west was held in the First Baptist church in this city Wednesday afternoon. The gathering is the annual meeting of the northwest, representing the states of Ohio, Michigan, Wisconsin, Indiana, Illinois, Iowa, Nebraska, Kansas and Colorado, and is held for the purpose of discussing and deciding questions calculated to advance the interests of the church in foreign missionary fields. Look* Dabloun for Buchanan. WASHTNGTOX, April 17. —Thesupreme court of the United States Wednesday denied the application . of Robert W. Buchanan, of .New York, for a writ of error and supersedes.-* The decision was read by Chief Justice Fuller. Buchanan is under sentence of death for murder, and unless Gov. Morton interferes Buchanan will be electrocuted on Monday next. OVER THE SIATE. Events in Various Portions of Indiana Told fcy Wire. Baaeball Kill* a Student. ODEHLES', O., April 17.—The accidental death of George Cmvr.n. aged 22, a student of the Oberlin academy, which occurred at the Athletic park, has cast a gloom over the entire nollege and community. While practicing for the 'varsity Cowan -was struck on the head by a liner and almost instantly killed. Stranglcr Placed on Trial. DESVEB, Col., April 17.—The trial of Richard Demandy, accused of strangling Market street, women some months ago, commenced Wednesday. The evidence against him is very strong.' ,-.• Biff Fir* at KeJriMt, Inland* BELFAST, April 17.—A fierce fire in the ship-building yard of Harlan <t WolfE Wednesday morning- destroyed property, chiefly timber, to the value ' ' JSvKroM Stoned and Beaten. JEFFERSOXVIL.I..E, Ind., April 17. — colored men, Isaac Taylor and Samuel Williams, -were accidentally put off ft south-bound train at Salem, Both th«. men were attacked as soon as they entered the town and were forced to si no;, . dance, swallow a dozen each of raw eggs, and after being beaten and mistreated until their tormentors were tired they wore ordered to leave town. They were followed for some distanca and" cursed and stoned. The frightened negroes were forced to walk to „ New Albany during the night, a distance of 3d miles. Not only iu Salem, . but nowhere in Washington county, i* a colored person allowed to locate. ThlnlcH His Wife Knows. LKBAXOX, Ind., April 17. — When • Anthony Keck, a wealthy farmer living j miles west of this city, stepped out of liis door early iu the morning h« ."• found a bundle of switches and a white Cap notice threatening a, visit from that noted organization unless h« • treated his family better and mended ', his ways generally. He immediately secured bloodhounds, but the attempt, • to trail his would-be iutimidalor* proved fruitless. Mr. Beck has had trouble recently with his wife, to . whom he was married about ft year ago, and he is inclined to think sb« ... knows something abont the switches,- ... Trii-d to Run the Store- 'i WATKKLOO, Ind.. April 17.— Mrs. . Charles A. Jones, the wife of a promi» ncnt merchant in Auburn, was arrested. They separated seven years ago, and while they have not lived together . since, Jones has supported her, and . neither one ever obtained a divorce. A '•.'•--. few days ago Mrs. Jones went to her . : ' husband's store and discharged hln woman clerk, saying she proposed to conduct the business. For several days she annoyed her husband in this way, and finally she was warned to stay out of the store. She again entered tbo store to run things und the arrest.fol- lowed. Morn Money Than I» Xceilcd- MUXCJB, Ind., April 17.— The finance . ' committee for the late G. A. R. en- ; campment has a .surplus of cash after ' all debts are paid, and the S300 donated by the city and the . S50 given by Will- ".', liaros post, G. A. R., have been returned with thanks. The balance will be used -;.. Decoration ..day, and iCthere.is.stilla.reru...., inainder the Knigb.tstown soldiers' and sailors' orphans' home children wiU get it. ____________ Federation Council to Mere. '. INDIANAPOLIS, Jnd., April 17.— The , : executive council of the American Feneration of Labor will meet in thig city April 22. It will consider the re- , fusal-of the brewers' union of Chicago > to pay 52,000 whieli they oive to th« ... • ", federation, because part of the money would go to the Knights of Labor. : \Vn« Not JJurnuy El CHOIVN POINT. Ind., April 17.— The . man arrested at Crawfordsville Sunday afternoon, supposed by the authoritiei ••., there to be Barney Ellwanger, wait some one else. Sheriff Hayes arrived here from Crawfordsville without hit prisoner, lie says the man arrested' there answers precisely to the- description. but was not Elhvunger. Will Invtmtiiffate. LA POBTB, Ind., April 17.— Lieut. Gor. Kye has appointed Senators Holler of '" St. Joseph and Starkc counties, Thomas . E. Ellison of Allen and Henry Clay Dnncan of Monroe, Urown and Bartholomew as members of the special committee to investigate the convict '•, labor system. •' .Mother r>rlven l"«»n«. TEBTO: HAUTE, Ind., April 17.-— Mr*. •..: Catherine Jackson has become insan*-^- •• because her son, Ed Jackson, was detected as the thief who had committed many thefts in residences in this city . in the past year, lie was' in the employ of the telephone company. • PaMeDKer Train VTrrckrd- VAUABAJSO, Ind., April 17.— An extra passenger train on the Grand Trunk ; . road ran into a fast-, stock train. Two -•> freight cars were completely wrecked, • as was also the locomotive oftfaepM- •'• Eenger train. No one was injured. Loss, between 82,000 and £3,000. AD Old lUMlilenc D«md. BKAZH,, Ind., April 17.— Mrs. Mary Nichols, one of the oldest residents of this county, having - lived here for seventy-five years, died at her home in this city at the age of 98 years. leader HARTFORD CITY. Ind., April 17.—Edward Coleman, a, farmer, was thrown from his wagon in a runaway here and was so badly injured that he died thrw . lour s afterward. MACEO ESCAPED. of Cnbmn Jn«orc«nt» W«« Not. Captured by Spaniard*. HAV&.VA, April 17.—Rebel Gen. Jose Maceo has not been captured. MaccoV double was captured, but not Maceo. Anticipating- unusual efforts to capture him, the wily Cuban" general donned a disguise and went to the front in command. Col. Guerra wa» the one captured, while Maceo escaped to the mountains with a few of. his followers.

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