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John Gray's CORNEK ON Chenille Covers end at the lowest possible figures. Every lady wants » new cover for her stand when aprinp house cleaning is over and John Gray'H is the place to get one. P. 8.—Ai other case of those bargains bed spreads are on the way »nd will be in tbio week. These are positively the best bargains ever offered. Go and look even if you do not intend to buy, State National Bank, Logonsport, Indiana. CAPITAL $200,000 i.V. JOHBSOX, PKKI.C s. w. TJLLKHT. Vici Fu*s H. T. HjtmmiNK, CAMimtH. —WKKCTOIiS.— J. t. Johnson 8, W. tfllery, J. T. Elliott, W. M. Elliott, W, II. Snider. Buy and sell Government Bond*. Loan money on personal security Mid collaterals. Issue special oer- • ttfluates of deposit bearing 8 per oenl when left olift year: 2 p*r cent pe? mnmn when deposited 0 month*. Boxes in Sftfet> Deposit Vaults of this back for tlifl dppowit, of deedn, InflurKDBe policies, mortgages and other valuables, rented at from *' to $lfl per your HOYT'S Sure Cure Tor Piles. UnKHTYCKNTKK.O., t'eti. 15.1SW. To wlK-ni H may cuiierm: Imost luMirtliy rccoiiiiiixnd Hojt's Sure Cur (or IMk'S" to nil ttlio sulTur Irom llit.s nnnonn, dlwii«e, IsiHTpreowllli Piles for ywrn.nnil t-ln fnrloiin ren.Hlltji 1 . mme of which iifTonlfcl mon than temporary rollnr Anoot nix months iifio procured ono'litw of Iloyt'sS « Corn for File •nd n.wl It nccurdlhc to illrtctli'nn two weeks, a tht w<l of wliluli Unit! the ulimrn dlsm peareU iuy Have not since returned •ompleto. I Dellev* ttie cure 1 D. 3. HIRES. KorSiile by Bon Fisher. lake Erie & Western. Puru Union SUtlon, Throng!) Llckfta nold to points In;.. the United SMtenanuCiiiuidtt, SOUTH.; Arrive.: Depart. o. nnnp.. , Ho. 28 Mull & Express B ....... ll:28a m ll:4a am •"No. !» Toledo Kjuress, s ...... 3:25 p m No. !» Hvenlne Kxprens S...» 8:10 p m Jlo 101 Lociil Dreldlutt .......... 4.40 p ra SOUTH. Arrive. Depart. •No. 20 Mull A Express S ...... 10:12 n ra J0:82 a m Ho. as llluhlvini, City D« ....... 4:80 p m 4:45 p m V»034 Detroit Kxrriwc S ....... 9:5op m No. 1M Accomniodiitlon Hf. . 7:00 am D, DuItT, 8, Dally except Sunday, •No 22 dues not run north ot Pei u Sututos. fBuns Mondays, Wednesdays Fildnys uiid San /fkonillondny, Tuesday, Thursday and Satur- u'nlomlepot connections at BloornlnRton nnd Pecrla for pi Hits west, southwest and northwest, Direct connection* made «' Llm», Fosiorla, f rtropnt or Minaut-ks lor nil uolms east. imniediiite connections at Tlpton with trains onilHlr, Llncnndl. Ail.C. Dlv., for sll point* North, South, I'ast nnd West Jfor tickets, rates and gei.eral Information cull OH THOS. yOLLEN, Ticket ^Jteiit L. E. 4 W. B'y Peru, indmna. C. K. OR. F. M. BOZKR'S DENTAL PARLORS. Over State National Bank, Logansport, Ind. COMING DOWN! Are the prices on blcjcles. so low are they now, that they aie within ie«cb ot nil, old and youfe. rich nnd poor can enjoy themselves nlike. High • (,-rnde bicycles for $45 at the BURGMAN CYCLE CO. OdI «nd see for yowselt •MdQuartt rs of the Bicycle Mes»enwr Service. •CI1 MARKET oT. PHONE 80. WANTED. AN AFPJCAN ASSOCIATION Published every day In the week (except Monday by tbe L09AHBPOBT JODEXAL Co. riKCOKPOHATE). W, S. WRIGHT A. HASDY • C, W. GRATES S. B, BOYEB PR?.' Vic* II', 'P» Sach Tik Prlce per Annum Price per Month $B.OO - BO Organized for tho Civilization Eausalarfd. of THE OFFICIAL FAPEB or TBX Cm. FKntered M »econd-clai» matter at the Logan* • port rtMl Office, Febrnary 8, 1888.1 SATURDAY MORNIKG. APB1L .20 Two THOUSAND DOLLARS havftbeeo subscribed in this country toward ihe Tennyson memorial fund now baltg raised ID England. SCBOLARNHIP and aihlevtc eklll can so hand in hand, as is shown by the fact that William Douglass Ward, a member of the Princeton football and base ball teams, has won the Latin salutary ol hia college, from a class of 161 members THE income t»x from tho district of Massachusetts IB estimated by Internal Revenue Collector Donovan at $1,250.000. This would appear to be noore iban the Bay Slate's share from a standpoint either of population or urea. Tiado necwts, formula*. «celpl§, .. vdtrre- A good innt can mite two to wd dolTiM P« Iff* wttt th.Bojm. Tor titnna. >t ., tddMM «r«7 A Co. Wortt, Ootambo*, Ohio. W. S. BLATCHLEY. the State geologist, recommends economy in the u?e of natural £ss. Ho said recently: "Indiana has a larger gas territory than Ohio and Pennsylvania combined, but there is every reason to urge the economical use of it BO as to make it last as lontf as possible. Tho waste, however, etlll continues in the use of gas to blow water out of a well. This ought to be stopped at ot.ce. I do not think that the full extent of tho oil field in Indiana haa been discovered. New wells are being developed almost every day and there seems to be no limit to the supply. Oil territory ia a strange phenomenon of nature. There are wells In Russia, which have produced over 200,000 barrels a day. The reports tell a story of a wel), which instead of making the owners, rich, bankrupted them. The oil guahed forth in such quantities that It overrun the country and those In its path secured all tbey needed and gathered and sold vast quantities of It, Those whose farms were inundated claimed damaged and the supply became eo large, that the price fell to almnct nothing. We have no such wells in Indiana, and'it IB juat as well we do not." THOSE who think that American cities are making a bold departure ia municipal affairs in establishing their own electric light plants, should read tho recent work by Dr. Aloert Shaw on ''Municipal Government In Great Britain." I» shows that In the matter of "municipal ownership" Glasgow leads all the other cities of Great Britain, and it has been sixty years since It was under the control of close corporations. An exchange thus summarizes tho statements of the . new work concerning Glasgow: "Today It owns and controls, and has a monopoly of the water -.works, the street railway lines, the gas and electric lighting plants, the public market and the public wharves. It spends money to improve tenements it has broadened the historical (and dirty) streets, It haa a city hall which cost $5.000,000 (and is worth It!), It has built lodging houses. sustains a public library and magnificent art gallery, it pives Saturday concerts of a fine order to which the highest admittance fee is 6 cents, it maintains free swimming pools and washhouees and has the moat efficient police and health departments in the world. And all this it does without heavily burdening the ax payer, poor or rich. The greatest and most recent stroke of the corpora* ion of Glasgow was the acquirement of the street car lines and the experiment was an immediate succeis. At he end of the first half-year the lord srovost was able to announce: 'The •esult is that after providing for all barges for working, maintenance of >lant (including' permanent way) In. orest and also payment to Common }ood, aa arranged, at the rate of :9,000 per annum, the accounts ihow credit balance with six monthVwork- ig." And thli again notwithstanding he reduction of fares for orer 30 per ent. of the paitengerc carried, to a half -i (looni) i An Important Movement foi- the Stndy ol » Comparatively Unicnon-u l*in- Cuaco—Tho Mont Typical of Ncero I'eoplca. When white men decide to push their enterprises into new lands they seldom begin by making loop preliminary study of the lang-uag-es They more into the country and learn the languages while they are buying products or teaching the natives. A movement is now well* advanced, however, for making a thorough study of a great African language while yet there is not a missionary in tbe field and scarcely a trader. Everybody who knows the facts thinks this is the best step that ^ cu _ = j _ _ _^ can be taken towards getting.a foot-i ered w j t h little plates of bone. hold in the great and populous regions of the central Soudan, just south of the Sahara desert. This region, says an eastern exchange, also known as Hausaland, is dotted over with numerous towns and has millions of inhabitants. It covers an area of half a million square miles, and is one-sixth as large as the United States, exclusive of Alaska. The only widely-spread language there is tho Hausa, and it is spoken by not less than one one-hundredth of the human race. It is~ one of the richest and most cultivated languages in Africa, and is not only the vernacular where the Hausas live, but i.s the lingua franca in wide regions beyond its own home. Far south and west of the lower Niger, Hausa is coming to be more and more spoken. In big coast towns like Lagas and Uadagry, wherever Mohammedans are found, llausa is the dominant laa- giiagc. The reason is that the Hausas are tho leading commercial people of Africa. Their caravans are found from tho Mediterranean states to the wild regions west of tho Gulf of Guinea, and wherever tbey go they spread the knowledge of their language. It was decided long ago that the study of this language was of great importance to philologists, traders and missionaries, and so, in 1S02, the Hausa association was formed in England, with the object of obtaining a complete knowledge of it. Well-known representatives of science and philology formed the committee and a pro- gramme of work was adopted. The first step was to send a student to Tripoli and Tunis to get a preliminary knowledge of the tongue from tho Hausa caravans which visit those cities. Mr. Charles Robinson was selected for this work, and lie has carried • it on with enthusiasm and excellent results. He has mingled intimately with the Hausa visitors to North Africa. Ho has acquired a knowledge of their habits of thought as well as of their language, both of which are essential conditions to useful residence in tbe central Soudan. He has translated some*! of the Gospels into the language with a view, simply, to providing a useful aid to white students. In fact, the mis- j sionarics, while interested in the work, ] are taking no active part in it, and it is being carried on solely by an eclectic* into scales. Sow, you have I only to gaze upon an armadillo in or' der to see such a modification of tho skin- In Africa is found a yet more i carious animal, called the "manis ma- j crura," which is the most scaly of all 1 scaly beasts. From the tip of his nose I to the end of a very long tail it is clad ! in big horny scales that overlap one an- i other. When alarmed it curls itself up ' into a tight little ball, and the scales i I being quite sharp it is pretty safe against attack. In this case also the scales are only modified skin. It is worth mentioning, by the way, that the manis macrura possesses a greater number of vertebrae than any other mammal. j Mr. Lucas will show, in the same case I with the jacari and the armadillo, a 1 "scheltopusic." This is a lizard from Sicily. The casual observer would take it for a snake, its legs being rudimentary * n d concealed beneath its skin. The entire body of tho reptile is cov- As in the case 'of the alligator above described, the bony plates of the lizard i are merely modified skin. The same is true of the very remarkable "box flsh" of the West Indies, which is clad in a complete armor of six sided plates of bone, which are fastened to the skull and to the bases of the dorsal and anal fins. An odd point about this fish is that it cannot bend its body at all, the •vertebrae, save only three or four near the tail, being fused together. Thus the backbone is a solid rod. The scales of the armadillo are of bone, covered with horn, the bone and the horn corresponding, respectively, to the true skin and the epidermis of a human being or other animal. Bony plates and spines are modifications of the true skin, while horn is modified epidermis. Human beings sometimes develop horns, but they aro abnormal growths. .Another queer fish that will be shown in collection with this exhibit is tho "globe fish,"'which is found in waters off the coast of South Carolina. It is clad in an armor of interlocked spines, which are made to stand erect j at the will of the animal, tires render- ' ing the latter an unattractive morsel to swallow. In a world like this, where every living creature is the prey and food of others, animals are often obliged to put on coats of mail if they would survive. Mr. Lucas will make fur and feathers a part of the exhibit. Feathers and hair are the same thing, differently modified, of course. A stuCed and fretfuJ porcupine will illustrate the fact that mammals as well as birds have quills. This is true of several species of mammals, notably tho European hedgehog, which is a disagreeable creature to handle without gloves. Awhile ago there were a couple of porcupines in the zoological collection in the rear of the Smithsonian institution. One of them assailed an attendant, and stuck about thirty of its quills into his legs. He—the attendant, not the porcupine—told a Trriter for the Star that the quills came put of tho porcupine much move easily 'than they came out of his leg. Highest of all in Leavening Power.—Latest U. S. GovH Report Baking Powder ABSOLUTELY PURE last time they were told that their return would be attended by fatalities. They disregarded the information and came back with two other prospectors. The whole party were murdered. Colonial Hourei In Bucks county is full of old colonial mansions which still stand as monuments of the stirring times of long ago, and as mute testimonials to the careful building of our forefathers. In upper Wakefield, says the Philadelphia ttec- ord, is still standing the mansion first occupied by Samuel Merrick and built by. him in 1774. This mansion, which rests upon tho southern slope of a small hillock known as Jericho Hill, formed the headquarters of Gen. Greene in December, 1770, and from this spot he began his march with the army against the Hessians ot Trenton, on the memorable Christmas day of that year. Across two fields to the west from tho Merrick mansion is the Keith house, where Washington had his headquarters from December 14 to December 25, and over Jericho hill to the north is the old Chapman residence, where Gen. Knox and Alexander Hamilton were quartered during the same period, lie- sides the Keith house, Washington had his headquarters in three other dwellings in the county; the Harris house, Jfewtown; the Barclay house. M'orris- ville, and the Molancl house near Hartsville, on the Ncshaminy creel:. In the latter house Lafayette first reported for duty in the continental army, and under its roof first took his scat at the board. THE FRENCHMEN'S MINE. Another In the Series of B»«utiful Loit- Mlae Storle*. Frenchmen's gold body of scientific men, with such sup- : . - The long-sought Frenchmen's gold nort as the uublie are jrivincr them. !' mine in the Oarqua Halas has been report as the public are giving them. Mr. Robinsou has now started for the ' central Soudan with a number of as- • •sistants, including a physician who has; picked up a good deal of Eaiisa as Tunis, and it is expected that he will be particularly useful, for it is known •that a doctor can often obtain access to circles in Elaiisaland to which an ordi- . nary traveler would not bo admitted. . Their headquarters will be at Kano, j the "Manchester of central Africa," : but they will also visit other important ; towns, where somewhat different dia- ; lects of Hausa are spoken, so that the: j proposed vocabularies may be of serv- : ice to future residents in various parts • of the Hausa states. Mr. Robinson and his assistants will complete among tho ; Hausa people the work that theybepan. ' in North Afriua. The purpose is to bring back material for a copious dictionary and grammar of the language, and this is only the beginning- of the work that tho association has in view. They intend, for instance, to print simple, illustrated books on agriculture in tha Hausa language, and other works instructing the people in tho best methods we know of carryinjr on the pur- j town suits in which they already excel other "" African people. There is probably no work now doing among the natives of Africa which promises such good results as this. The Bausas are called the most typical of all the negro people, and in their intellectual qualities they hold the very foremost rank among negroes. They are fine agriculturists, and although tho great mass of them have been scarcely affected by foreign influences they are conspicuous for the variety and excellence of their manufactures, such us the making of cloth, mats, leather and glass. THE SKIN OF ANIMALS. discovered, says the St. Louis Globe- Democrat. The roads leading thereto from Bonanza camp, thirty-five miles north, and from all points in the district, are black with prospectors, mules, burros and packets. Two sacks of ore, worth seven hundred dollars, were.first found, then a couple of old and decayed pack saddles, and finally the.ore dump close to the month of the long-abandoned mine. The dump contains enough rich ore to keep a mill in operation for many months, while on entering the mine an enormous body is exposed to view. Of all the famous lost mines on the coast, none have been more sought after. None have beeu believed to be richer, and certainly none were less mythical, for among the old prospectors there was absolutely no doubt of its existence. '' Twenty-five years ago threo Frenchmen, whose names nobody remembers, if anybody ever knew, set out from Ytiroa in a northeasterly direction, Ia a few months they returned laden with gold, which aroused the usual degree of excitement produced in a frontier by such an ADIUTIOXAL, Ia Some It Is » Dofcimlvo Armor Alada of Horn an'l Bone. Ostcologist Lucas, of the National museum, is preparing a 'new exhibit, •which is designed to,sbow tho various modifications of the skin of animals. To begin with, says the Washington such an event. When the Frenchmen left town the usual effort was made to follow them, but, as usual, tho followers were eluded. Again the Frenchmen returned, laden as before with golden treasure, and when they went away the pursuit was renewed, with the former result. For the third time the Frenchmen visited Yuma, weighed down witb gold, and got away again unobserved in spite of the hungry vigilance of a hundred gold seekers. This time they left five thousand dollars' worth of gold bullion •with W. 'S. Hooper, a merchant of Yuma, arid now manager of the Occidental hotel of San Francisco. Departing, .they were never again seen at Yuma. When the months rolled into a year there was no doubt that they had been murdered by the Indians, and the whole, country was overrun in a search , courre, all of for their skeletons, for it seemed likely that the marvelous mine could not be far from their bones. Isothing was tever found, and ten years ago the ac- Star, there wiU be a"queer sort of alii- , live search for the lost Frenchmen was pator from Soutb America, called the • abandoned. "jacari." It is quite different from any | alligator of North America, belonging to a peculiar genus that has bonyplates. on tho under side as well as on the up- I per side of the body. This is a distin- . guishing mark of the tribe, euch alliga--| tors as are known elsewhere in the j •world being thus armored only on their i back. The armor plates of tbe alliga- j tor are of true bone—the same sort of j bone as that of the animal's skeleton, f . If you will examine the skia on the ' ^ey reftised to take good advice back of your hand you will find that it : «ud their gold digging was ^ Ls corrugated and'broken up witb fine : with disfavor by .the, Indians who kept lines in such a way that you can easily j warning: them to get out of the conn- imoffineits texture transformed /by ex- k try. and when th<sr left for Yuma the One of the most earnest investigators of this golden secret was Kirkland, 'after whom Kirkland valley was named. He remained with the old Indians who hung about Halomas and Yuma, but the only thing tie ever learned threw DO light on 'the location of the mine, but removed aD doubt concerning the fate of the Frenchmen. An Indian told him that they had been murdered, not wantonly, but because - ' H« String beana and cauliflowers at Kothermel's William Frazler of the East End is reported elck with themeaales. A lonjr distance telephone was placed in the city building yesterday. For correct styles iu hata and neck« wear aee those shown by Harry Frank. E. F. Obenchain of Twelve Mile lost $20 on his way to the city Thursday. AJaleight of band entertainment was given at Long Cliff hospital Thursday nieht by Prof. Crary. Grand opening of hosiery and underwear today for ladles', gent's, boys' and girl's—Trade Palace. Otto saya he loves to eell cheap if he can sell the quantity. Bead his advertisement in today's paper. Doa't forget to get tickets this morning for tbe Monday night play— -The Girl I Left Behind Me." The ciparmakers of the local union will attend the funeral Sunday afternoon of Dr. Fred Bismarck. Arrange- mente were made at a meeting held last evening at Trades Assembly hall. The first anniversary of the wed dlnpof Mr. and Mre. Dan Potter was celebrated pleasantly Thursday evening at their home on Georfje and Twelfth streets. It was a surprise arranged by a party of friends. Mr. and Mrs. S F. DeMoss are located at Decatur, 111. Miss Nellie DeMosB will return to the city to again take her- position in W. O. Washhurn's office, Mr. DeMoss is now assistant superintendent for the Metropolitan Life Insurance company. The second division of the Women's Foreign Missionary Society of the Broadway M. E. church served supper last evening at tbe Broadway M. E. church. The supper was well patron* i zed and a neat sum netted by the ladles for the Rood, cauia for which they labor. The Christian Endeavorers of the First Presbyterian church gave a very enjoyable social last night at the lecture room of tbe church. There was a large attendance and a pleasant evening was spent by all. A number of pleasing musical selection* and recltMlons weri given by young lady members of the societ-y, and refreshments were served. It appears that there are nearly as many varieties of Trilby bonnets as of Trilby feet. The Journal Is Informed that there are five different styles of the Trilby bonnet, and thought of them are worn in Logansport, it is difficult at least to the masculine eye, to recognize' the latest fad in millinery Peru Chronicle: Manager Patterson came on the stage at the close of the second act of ;he Ebea entertainment, and mildly reproved the Peru people for tht ir want of appreciation of the talented and world-famed actress aa shown by the poor attendance. Sam ! said he did not wish to be understood j ai making a kick, but he could not understand why two iuch great attractions as Bhea and 8on»a'» band •hould plaj to lo»lnc houiet. We are tome* what inclined to ftTor Mr. Patterton'i view. Tbe attraction* mentioned should each have bad a packed botue. A R«marlrable Simp. A great ordnance survey map of Enff- land, containing over 10S.OOO sheets and costing during the last twenty years- about a million dollars a year, is nearly completed. The scales vj^ry from 10' and 5 feet to the mile for tho towns, throug-b 3S Inches, 6 inches, 1 inch, Jf inch and 1-10 inch to the mile. The details are so minute that "the 25 and flinch maps show every hedge, fence, ditch, wall, building, and even every Isolated tree in the country. The 85- inch map shows in color the material of which every part of a building ia. constructed. The plans show not only the exact shape of every building, but every porch, area, doorstep, lamp posW. railway and fire plug. Consumers of ckwinjtokccowb arewillinqtopaijalittlemoretk . i ' i the price charged for the ordinary trade tobaccos, will find to Irand superior to all others BEWARE e? IMITATIONS. THE FINEST LINE OF SPRING SUITINGS To be Found in the City at W D CRAIG'S ; 428 BROADWAY 2nd Floor. Justice Block. f \i KROEGER & STRAIN, Undertakers and Embalmers,, 613 Broadway. WANTED! REAL ESTATE. Wanted, Cheap Cottages For 8»le. : Wanted Lots and Acre-s Vor Sale. Wanted Small Farrni For Sale. Wanted Biulneis Blocks For Sale. Wanted to Exchanee farms lot City Property.-' W«nted Merchandise to Tr«de for Fanr.n. DDBESS n. M. «ORI»O*. Spr» Block Loeacsport, Indian*. H. E. TlilUX, M. D. Kivntlon given to Nose, Lung, Ltrer \n-J Ctiroulc Diseases. Offlce and Residence or«r State National Bank. [oars 10 to 12 . ra.. 2 to 4 p. u., and 7 to 8 p. DJ» 111 calls promptly attended. J. M. McKlNSEY, General Fire, Life and Accident Insaranep. Money to Loan in Smn:l Amounts. 412 BBOADWAY. SPECULATORS INVESTORS READ! WRITE US tnt ntara m»n wffl brine yon FREE, - punpUct contmlBlJw foil intamaitoa u to how to] I ajxnae SOOCESSFUtlY In. WaJl Street. Tboni who tare KUA upon UA maggmaoia h«r» toad* SPLENDID fiAINS : FROM MODEST INVESTMENTS. -Stock*. Bondi, Grate, PnrtdouaiHl Cotton bovffX »fcUd •old for c**h croftunajjpnoiSto • * ;onrD*nTXmrtu* Lrftar eoatalM flU nportt OinKidiM Stick uitnttnb. 4T BROADWAY. NCWOKK.

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