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Logansport Pharos-Tribune from Logansport, Indiana · Page 20

Logansport, Indiana
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Wednesday, January 5, 1898
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. ». fcOCTHAW. > OHlr lBar«««. •DITOBS TVRM8 OF sr/BBCMPTIOS — Dally w25?10«i'£ : per month. 10 wnt.: per > ' r In «d VMO«. » rt. l"d..PO»to olum m»u mfttwr, u provided b/ law. J»EMOCRiT10 DISTRICT CONVENTION Ttothe D«mocr*U of the Eleventh CongreB.1- ooal District: Pursuant to tb«i order of the Democratic state central committee, the ielegates to the district convention •re called to meet ID the city of Fern on ToesdftT, January lltb, 1898, «t 10 o'clock a. m,, for the purpose of •electing one member oil the Democratic state cental committee for •aid district for the ensuing two years. The basis of representation In said convention, as fixed by said committee, will be .'one delegate for each 200 votes or traction 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 Stli, 1893, by county or township meetings, according to local custom and upon the calf'df tho chairmen of the uuveral counties. S. E. COOKj Chairman Gcngresslional Com. Huntington, Ind., D«ic.l8, 1897. THK Chicago Tribune say* the currency reform icborae will not work. It It opposed to retiring the greenbacks. _ HANNA may win by applying the party lash with great niiacrlty. If the anti-Hanna men were all as fixed In their purpose as Oharles Kurtz, Hanna would be beaten without a doubt. Ex-SENATOR EDMUKDS ia the strongest man in point of ability on the monetary commission, but 11; must be remembered that since ho retired from the nan ate he has been in the employ of banking and other corporations. He gets a much better •alary than any member of congress receives. THE financial -—(fete of Indiana condition of tho Is most excellent. Before the meeting of another legislature the debt oJ the state will havo been greatly reduced and it will bo possible <io materially reduce tho •Inking fund levy If not to out It off entirely. The s'iate has reduced its Indebtedness rapidly since the ta)t law* were reformed. When free from debt, the stiite should keep out of debt. It ouglit not then require a high tax levy under present valuations to malntalti the state government. IF any of our roaders have any ono hundred dollar bills it would be well fco examine them and find out If they are counterfeits. Of course In those lays of McKinlej prosperity at least • few of the people ought to have a ftw of these big bills. The man who Is making theso counterfeits has been just to ward u those who seldom MO * hundred dollar bill. If he Is caught he will b«i severely punished because he has taken in some very expert judges of money. Those who have ilOO bills should convert them In to coin. The mun would feel cheap Indeed who hoarded away such bills to find that they ivere counterfeits. man who works for wages should fight againm the single gold standard of money, which is the mo«t potent cause of the recent reduction IB wages made In all the factories of New England!. Demonetization of silver and consequent appreciation of' the gold, which measures values, have contnouted to BO reduce 'price* of commodities that goods winch would once have brought the producer $100 now bring him oaly$60. This is a worldwide condition where gold prices prevail: and becange manufacturers cannot get old prices for goods they say they nan not pay old prices for labor. But If It had not been for 'the demonetiza- tion of silver wages of labor everywhere In recent years woul^ have risen, because each Laborer has been able year by year to create a larger product, and he has, therefore, been cjtitled to larger wages as his share of that product. Th ! s legitimate rise in wages the adoption of the gold standard has prevented, and instead of a rise comes a fall, Here is the whole case in a nutshell, and it Is Impregnable. The unanimous sentiment of organized labor in America iind Europe is, therefore, against it single gold standard and'ln tavor of the restoration of sliver to Its position as standard money. American labor now has a protective tariff. Let all Eepubllcans ns;ht to keep greenbacks in circulation, and to get rid of slavery to gold men, who are trying to drive out of use the silver money of the wage-earners of the world. Keeping om With the Chores. Lavinia Hart, a correspondent of the New York World, has recently unearthed the most remarkable collection of old people living. They reside about Friendsville, a mountain village of Pennsylvania. Perhaps the lofty skies and pnro mountain air and sunshine of their honw neighborhood have something to do with keeping them healthy and active to an. age when most persons would have been moldering in the grave 40 years ago. But who knows? The facts are these: In : a villag^of 135 people 27 average over 90 years of age. They range from 90 to 102 years. The sexes are abont equally represented among these aged men and women. Several of them were born in Ireland. One old lady, Mrs. Garlin, has her eyesight so perfectly at the age of 102 that she has never had occasion to wear glasses. Four of the women are sisters, all single' and living together in one house, as they have done all their lives. The oldest is 102; the youngest, 92. The youngest of the sisters has been postmistress of Friendsville G3 years. All four of them still engage with ceaseless activity in the tasks, iu door and out, appertaining to a home in the country. Until a year ago they kept a school in their home. Not less extraordinary is the record of the six war veterans whom Miss Hart found among this oW people of Frieiidsville. The oldest of these is 95, the youngest 00, and every one of them nerved as private in the Union army cl tiring the civil war from start to finish. Not one of all these Friendsville old folk is decrepit or childish or helpless. They wait on themselves and attend to various other duties, retaining their interest in affairs as actively as they ever did. The secret oi! their long life, health, bodily strength and ftill possession of their mental 1'aculties is one on which they unanimously agree. It is an open secret, valuable to every one, and here it is as expressed in the words of one of the Frioudsville old people themselves: Work did it, work and plenty of it. It'll make anybody young and, healthy and long lived—that is, o'f course', 11' they get plenty of sleep alone with it. But lone life don't dfipend on sleep, nor victuals, nor recreation. It depends on work, iind no one yet lived ovar ICO in these parts who hada't worked all hiii life. And as .soon as you stop working yon go off. That's why I keep on with the chores and '•fle to the Rftrden in summer and manage to keep busy penerally. Some folks say I'm old enough to take n rest, but unless 1! Rfit anxious to take a long rest beyond I'm going to keep on with ilie chores. THE Chlc»go Tribune is the leading and mcst Influential Republican newspaper In the Northwest, it takes no stock In line currency reform plan recommendod by the monetary commission. "Sliated in the fewest possible words," : t says, "this plan Is for the withdrawal of all national legal tender currency and the substitution of bank notes, which are to be a lien on the asnets of the backs— which assets are mostly the property of their depositors. The people will not consent to sui;h a ehang« an this In spite of what the commission has to say about the 'lack of safety of the greenbacks, the;|' will deem them aafer than bank motes." Chaidler's H«iw Year Rewire. Senator Chanller comes from a Motion of the country that is first to feel the harmful effects of the single gold standard. It is estimated that the wages of nol> less than 100,000 laboring people In New England wlill have been materially reduced before the close of thu month. Chandler predicts that tb J permanent establishment of gold monometallism will sooner or later nitolt in » general redaction of wa|» throughout the United State*. In his last man ifesto to the Republicaoio: theoountiy he makes the following Appeal: A good Naw Y iar'1 reeolTe for Republicans iatodinand, and daring 18M •ftrnftb tot, blirtUlHnm. Bvwjr " ~ End of Chin*. Wharher .Russia does or doe§ not intend to make anything more than a temporary winter station of. Port Arthur at present is not important. Bus- sia has already a branch of her great Transsiberian railroad running south to Port Arthur. Sooner or_later_she expects to have the port-tor her owu.j.Ger many has already the port of Kiaq Ghou and means to-hold on to it. England is smelling around Wei-Hai-WeL If her Asiatic sqnadron winters there, France will station her fleet gome-where at a port on the coast of south China. How much reality there is in present rumors of occupation there is no donbt that the European povrers are -waiting to partition the ancient empire of China among them, whether the deed.be consummated in 1898 or half a dozen years hence. The rotten, antiquated empire is crumbling before the fierce touch of western civilization like old nmmmy cloths when exposed to the air. There seems to be a very good understanding between Ktissia and Germany that one will not interfere with the other's grab game, bat both will go in for all they can get. Meantime from John Bull comes the growl, "What do we get?" England will not be satisfied without a good slice. England and Japan may join, interests and play on the isame side as comrades matched against Russia and Germany. Japan, too, must have her share. The London Pall Mall Gazette is pleased to ask what will he America-'s attitude in case of the partition of China, remarking, "The United States cannot be treated as a quantity to be ignored." The Pall Mall Gazette is mistaken. In the perpetration of this fonl wrong the United States has no part or parcel. She may obtain by lease or purchase Asiatic coaling stations at convenient points, out no robber game for her! She will attend to her own business at the old stand and only accept foreign territory when she is begged to do so by the common people themselves of that territory. She wants no other nation's lands. ' An invention has been perfected whereby country people may havu the benefit of the electric trolley road. A row of posts with a wire strung on them in the usual way supplies the mo live power to i:he wagon by means of an automatic reel over which a cable winds and unwinds. The reel is placed inside the wagon. Equipped with this a wag on runs by electricity instead of horse power. It would be ;* great thing in those country places where roads are impassable to horses cm account of mud in winter time. Tho electrically propelled wagon will move at a speed of 15 miles an houi:. The countryman who wishes to loaf at; the corner grocery cannot blame the delay on the bad roads any more after tins; device shall be adopted. The best parrot story- we have heard in a long timis coiues from JJew i T ork city, and it is a fact. A policeman who was passing a bird store in the night heard a tremendous chartering and screeching. A parrot was screaming something, the officer could not make out what. Brat just :is he passed on he heard distinctly the words: "Thief! Go 'way, yon thief!" He investigated and discovered the: bolt of the door had been forced. He 'entered! then, and enre enough found a thief under a couch in the rear room whure he had hidden. This is better ithan any made up monkey and parrot stony. Tha owner bad Indued the a*gaoiont lord tor jnat inch an emergency. ....-^...-. The supply that invariably follows demand is seen in the variety of devices which enable the Alaska miner to accommodate himself without difficulty to the severe climate of the arctic gold belt. Pur costumes, whiclfit is impossible for cold to penetrate, swathe his body, walrus skin boots keep his feet warm, and nov a house ready built has been constructed for him to take along with him when he goes northward. One pattern, manufactured in Portland, Or., is made of waterproof , building caner. Strong wooden posts and 'panels, read;; to be set up, constitute the frame. Thia is covered with the waterproof building paper. Inside, with an air space between it and the building paper, is a lining of what is called tar felt glued smooth and tight upon the supporting panels. The structure is made in pieces go as to be packed and shipped to Alaska. There it is set up in the camp, and in it the miner fixes his little sheet iron stove, also specially constructed for the arctic regions and is "warm as toast." This house, built and packed ready for shipment, costs $50. The export trade of Kew York city hag fallen off in-a way that would cause the people of any town not besotted in its own self conceit some uneasiness, Philadelphia exports eight times as much freight as it did in . 1859, Baltimore seven times as much, Boston nearly seven times, San Francisco three times as much.. Kew York city's exports meanwhile are only three and one- half times greater than they were in 1S59. Relatively to the rest of the country they have not increased at all, but are at present declining sharply. The chief falling off has been in the grain trade, which has been diverted to other ports. High charges-for dock rents and freight handling in New York as compared wiiii other cities have largely caused the decline. We have the authority of a lady who has done faithful work among poor people that these people dislike exceedingly to have their districts classed, as "slums." She wished to protest against the use of the word, she said. She is quite right. We would, not like to have millionaires and multimillionaires speak of us as "slum people," though doubtless some of th«im think of us as such, clean, intelligent, virtuous ancl handsome as we are. The word '' slums' ought to be banished from the language. Eight and one-half pouiadsof healthj dynamite recently shati;ert:d 7,000 panes of glass in a row of boasts in Brooklyn without hurting a human being except to give a hundred or more people a good scare in their minds. Nobody knows what made the dynamite explode. May be it was the opening a little previous of the celebration of tliie birthday d Greater New York. Minnesota has an enactment called a 'pink law." Its requirement is that all tleomargarine offered for sale in the tate .shall be colored a bright pink, to distinguish it from butter. Judge jochnin of the United States court at it. Paul decides this law to be constitu- ional, and Minnesota butter makers re- oice. Still, if one may make a suggestion without offense, would it not be a wise plan for dairymen and creamery men in Minnesota and elsewhere to make the real butteir so good and beanti- ful that one could tell it instantly from ileomargarine without any pink 'pigments? ' ^ It ia a matter of courtesy on the part rf a government to allow foreign consuls to float the flags of their respective ocntries over their consulates on holidays and occasions of high festivity. It s a courtesy that should always be al- owed, however. Store proprietors have no right to earch on their premises women whom hey accuse of shoplifting. The legal ! sourse for them to pursue is to turn the j; iccused over to the police at once for the court to do the searching. The more friendly and mutually advantageous commercial relations, the United States and Canada can have the better it will he for the prosperity of! i both. Miss Estelle Reel, elected state superintendent of public education in "Wyoming, has been so snaiesEfnl in her efforts to lease the school,- land* that she makes them pay 20 peir cent of the state's entire .expenses. The lands are leased -for gtiaxiug purpose* to range- men. Miss Reel has proved herself a good economist. Long life i* scarcely to be desired if one has to look like loine of -the centenarian* whose pktnxes ate floating arotmd in the paper*. ' " r CKrereoat Sl.BO AtlfintlltirPftlAfli * off on some Overcoats and B°y 8 K^ers. Hereafter AUlHjlilljl'CillClll C re propose to n$e the-papers to Announce SPECIAI. OFFEKHSTGS. Our i-ao-ular line will ieep right up to the highest standard; also continue the FKEE e JDISTRIBUTIOJ* OF CHINA WARE. Special Announcement No. L i gl.50 for Men's Black Twilled Cheviot!; Overcoat, worth 13. 1 51 00 for Bov's Overcoat. $1.25 for Keeters, Storm Collars. The 1st wortk I $8 for &. 2d best S3 and 1.75. DON'T DELAY. | Turning Q ver a N ew Lea{ y ] i 1898—1 am goino- to swear off going anywhere and everywhere for ray SHOES- I and BOBBERS and from now on I'll trade with the | ! New Otto Shoe & Clothing Co. MEN AND WOMEN SEE OUR FELT SLIPPERS. Walker & R.aucli. 420 BROADWAY. Now is the 'Time to Buy»' Great Reductions in Prices of all Our Holiday and Millinery Goods. Spry's, Broadway and Pearl Streets 19 CORE NERVOUS DYSPEPSIA, To fialn Flesh, to Sleep Well, to Know What Appetite and Good Digestion Means, Make B Test of Stuart's Dyspepsia Tablets.' Interesting Experience of an apolis Gentleman. Indian' No trouble Is more common or more misunderstood than nervous dyspepsia. 1'eople having it think at their ner?es are to blame and are surprised that they are not cured by nerve medicine and spring remedies; the real seat of the mischief is lost sight of; the stomach Is the or- n to be looked after. Hervous dyspeptics often do not have any pain whatever in the stomach, nor perhaps any of the usual ympSoms of stomach, weakness. Nervous dyspepsia shows itself not in the stomach so much as in nearly every ether organ; in some cases the heart palpitates ancl is irregular; in others the kidneys are affected; in others the bowels are constipated, with headaches; still others are troubled witta loss of flesh and appetite, with accumulation of gas, sour risings and heartburn. Mr. A. W. Sharper, of No. 61 Prospect street, Indianapolis, writes follows: "At motive of pure gratitude prompts me to write these few lines regarding the new and valuable medicine, Stuart's Dyspepsia Tablets, I have been a sufferer from nervous dyspepsia for the last four years; have used variovis patent medicines and other remedies without any favorable result. They sometimes gave temporary re'iiiif until the effects of the medicine wore off. I attributed this to ray sedentary habits, being a bookkeeper with, little physical exercise, but I am glad to^state that the tablets havei overcome all these obstacles, for I have gained in flesh, tfeep better and am better in every way. The aibove is written not for notoriety, but) is based on actual fact." Bespectfully yours, A.. W. SHABPEK, 61 Prospect St., Indianapolis, Ind. lit, is safe to say that Stuart's Dyspepsia Tablets will cure any stomach, weainees or disease except cancer of stomach. They care sour stomach, gas,, loss of flesh" and appetite, sleep- lettsness, palpttUion, hemrtborn, constipation «nd headache: Sand for Tminable little book on •toinach diseases by addressing Stuart Oo., Marshall, Mich. Jk.ll drngglBto tell full steed pack•get at M cent*. HARPEMP^EEKLY during 1898 will present to ils readers a faithfal pictona) representation of the world's most interesting and important news. ng and important THE NEWS THAT BECOMES HISTORY National and Inter- The WEEKLY will continue to participate in the Rrcat political events of our country. It will treat of the social and economic questions, and of the development of the middle west. Its special corre- national Politics Social and Economic Questions Industrial Enterprise ( spondeniin the Klondike region will trace Art and Literature ithe story of the great gold discoveries. LONG SERIALS AND SHORT STORIES Two long serialswjll appear during the \ f to<JT yeai, contributed by .authors ol niter- \ „„. ASS o,.', ATE ^ HRIUUTS national fame, and will he illustrated, i .VK K.STWKTOX Owen Wister \ These and a score .of equally prominent Howard Pylfr - ^writers wiil comribuieshortstoricstothe John Kendi-ick Bangs I WM-H-I.V in i SqS, making the paper espc- Mary E. Wllkins i cially rich in fiction. Other featuresare the DEPARTMENTS AND SPECIAL ARTICLES THIS BUSY WORLD FOREIGN NOTES , By E. S. XAJITW B, POCLTXBY B1GELOW LETTERS FROM LONDON AMATEUR SPORT My AllXOLD WHITE Us CJ.SPAK tflllTNEf A SPORTING PILGRIMAGE AROUND THE WORLD In the interest of the WEEK LT /Caspar Whitney is on his way around the world. He will visit Siam in search of 6ij; game, making his principal hunt from Bangkok. He will vUit India and then proceed to Europe to prepare articles on the sports of Gennany and Krancc. We. a cof>v (setltt/trr free prospectus}. Subscription $L,QO a year, Postage free in the United States, Catiatfa, and Mexico. Adilress HAltFEU i MUOTHEKS. Publishers, Xew Tort CItr ABBREVIATED TELEGKA.MS. Cassius M. Clay's youns wife has returned w him. Fire at Stockton, Ca!., destroyed two warehouses and $500,0i,0 worth of wheat. La Discussion of Havana says that Marshal Blanco will take the field within the next fortnight. The property value of the navy yards and various stations of the United States is in excess of 560,000,000. Kichard Coohran. of Ashland. Wis., was sentenced to one year in "Waupun for perjury. Cochran was 60 years of age. Leslie M. Shaw, g-overnor-eleot of Iowa, will preside over the deliberations of the corning monetary conference to be held at Indianapolis. News has been received of the death at Pasadena. Ca.!.. of David B. Dewey, a well-known banker of Chicago. He had been ill for several months. X. P.. ilcCuliough. formerly traffic manager of the Xorthwestern road, has been appointed third vice president of the system, to succeed H. G. Burt. Lady Anne Coventry, third daughter of the Earl of Coventry, was married at London yesterday, to Prince Dhuleep Singh, son of the late maharajah of Lahore. The announcement was made that Ignatius Donnelly, the well known Populist leader, will be married to Miss Marian Hansen in six weeks. He is t>6 and she is 20. The Boomtown Theatrical company is stranded at Madison, Wis., and the three women members of the defunct organization have applied to Poor Commissioner; O'Conneli for aid.. According to a report from Lincoln, Xeb.. Comptroller of the Currency Dawes will appoint C. A. Hanna, at present cashier in the Chicago post- office., national bank examiner for Chicago. Representatives of a Canadian a.nd American company who visited Labrador for the purpose of erecting saw mills, report that that country contains deposits of gold of grreat richness, and will probably rival the Klondike. Governor Tanner . has appointed as delegates to represent the state of Illinois at the national fishery congress to be held at Tampa, Fla., Jan. 19, S. P. Bartleti, of Quincy:'N.-H. Cohen. of Cliampalsn. and August Hirth, of Chica.gt>. The appellate branch of the superior court at Xew York has handed dO'«n a decision In the suit of General W, W, Averell against Amzi L. Barber and others, awardini? the ohl cavalry .offleer nearly $700,000 a* his share in: thelrroflU of the Barber Asphalt Paving oomyany. MODERN WOODMEN. fle»dqa»rter» oi th* Order »t Rock Island. 111*.—Camp Xotei. Work is progressing on the new Woodmen's building at Rock Island. Thw building will be 75 feet by 125 and three utories high, with a 10 foot subbasement. The stvle i* Italian renaissance, and th» MODERK w-OODMEX BUIUMXO, HOCK interior decoration will b* in harmony. The basement and gubbasement will be «rf sandstone, the main entrance of- granite and the superstructure of prcwwd brick and terra cotta. In the basement will bo- stored tho records and the printing material of the order. The first floor will be used as workrooms for clerks and printers in the various departments of Ui« Woodmen. On one side of the principal entrance trill be the chief clerk's office and c« the other a parlor for ladled. On tb«- i second floor will be the room* of the board, I of directors, the bead consul, bead, pbyii- cian, the sanctum of the editor of Tb»- Woodman and various room* for oommlv tee meetings. A« the society grows older the cort of' management per member becomes lew. The entire cost of management; last year vw only 61 cente per member. A "hngtler's button" i* a badg* of Mtfk honor in the Modern Woodmen oif Americ*. Tke Modern Woodmen now have » total of 5,150 camps and a total membership of £!65,000. Now that the long evening* iu>e beta do- not fail to arrange for the publ ic eater- taiamenc. It will prove «n exooUent ad- Tertiscmeat for woodcraft There were but ten aMMRninM,during It cort* 96 and the medical «*mln*tiofi ieee to become a member o| 1hu Modem T^e •Teroge age at mciDlMMlhtp U DD« «nl7 M-76 years, «bowlnf tbat.uc OM M«|. rty inanwM* IB •«« Uw •T«M(CI *ge afUtt imtirt niembenbip U gndnallf (TOwtec ML TW« i* dM tO tte addillMl U MW

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