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VOL. XX. LOGANSPORT, INDIANA. TUESDAY MORNING, APRIL 23. 1895. NO. 96. Our CnaritaWe Offer to tte St. Joseph Hospital! Was duly appreciated and in response to same the Public turned out en masse and crowded our store all day. It will take us another day to determine the amount that we will be able to remit to the proper authorities of the St. Joseph Hospital. Today we call your attention to our Wash Goods Department! It is over-running with the very latest Summer Fabrics. Today we have on display Court-Royal Pique. Controlled by us in Lopansport. This entirely new fabric, which was all the rage in Europe last year, promises to be a fashionable "fad" here for seaside wear this season. We have secured control of the best make of these goods for Logansport, and will introduce this new cloth at about half price of the foreign goods of the same quality. We have exerted, our best efforts to secure the latest effects in designs and colorings, and feel confident that this will prove one of the leading new outing fabrics next summer. We invite careful examination and comparison of our cloth, and desire to call special attention to the perfection of weave in producing the full Pique effect. The blues are all pure indigo and all other shades are perfectly fast. The Busy Bee Hive 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 show 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. MOTHERS! If you want to dress your little ones in Up- To-Date Clothinglsee my line of Combination, Reefer, Junior and Jersey Suits. They have never been equaled in Logansport. DECLABES HIMSELF JOS. G. GRACE. 426 BROADWAY, Senator Blackburn, of Kentucky Stakes All on Silver. Challenges His Opponents to Re election to Discussion of Currency Question. LOUISVILLE, Ky., April 22.—Senate Joseph C. Blackburn has thrown down the gauntlet to those who desire contest his reelection to the Unitec States senate, and boldly invites » canvass upon the currency issue The senator's position on th» silver question has been wel known, but as he had refused to ex press his views through the publi press of the state, the impression had gone forth that he was dodging the is sue. In an interview here, however he emphatically expressed his con tinned devotion to th'e cause of free coinage of silver. He said: CliumploiiH Free Coluare. "I um In favor of opening tho minis of thl: country to tho unlimited coinage of the sllvei metul on an exact equality with gold I um opposed to gold monometslism nnd just ns much opposed to sllvo monometallism; without reservation or evasion I am a bimetallism I want and mean to con tlnuo to Insist upon the use ot both gold nn< silver on oven terms as tho redemption roonej of this country. I would Do glad to see this result brought about by the action of an International conference, provided that could, be done without delay I am opposed to this government' vraltinj for any such conference to act. Our experience with such agencies has not been such as to Rive us either confidence or hope for the attainment of this purpose, I am In favor of the restoration of tho silver metal at the ratio oMdto 1, believing In tholltfht of on experience that covers a century, such ratio will establlih and maintain permanently tho parity between tho two metals. I believe that wo should take this action at the earliest day possible. Independently ot the policies or views of other nations. I have a faith as nbldins In the ability of my country to establish and maintain Ha own monetary system as that which I cherish In Its ability to defend Its own soil from Invasion or Its Institutions from assault. Tho Inxno IB I'liiln. "Let those who will seek to distort and pervert tho Issue pendiap, the effort will fall. Tho American people are not to be hoodwinked or deceived further. They are' at lust thinking, and the result of their Investigation will vindicate the r!(;ht. No employment ot catch phrases will determine tho positive verdict. The people are .rapidly commtr to know that tho Issue before them is not gold monometallism upon tho one side and .silver monometallism on the other, but It is ruthcr a contest between tho advocates of a sini?Io Rold standard upon tho one hand .nr.d those who demand the use ot both sold and silver upou tho oilier. Wants to Heur from Ulv»l». "I trust that I havo succeeded in this, an honest filort to nuike my position upon this issue so plain that 'he who runs may read.' If In this I have succeeded I may indulge tho hope thut you journalistic Kontiomon of Lojilsvlllo will direct your oneffies nmt efforts to obtain c<iu:illy plain and frank statements of position from ihu L'entlernen who have announced them- nelvcs, or who are known to bo candidates for the United States senate. I apprehend that the democracy of Kentucky would like to hear from them on this overshadowing Important quostlon, I am sure that I would, and X trust that the people through your efforts will be furnished with these replies, and that they will be explicit." "llono«t Money l^CdRnc" Fnniird. CHICAGO, April 22. — The "Honest Money League of Illinois" was formed at a meeting of citizens at the Palmer house Saturday afternoon in accordance with a resolution that such a meeting be held, adopted by enemies of free silver at .the Great Northern hotel recently. The promoters of the new organization are W.' T. Baker, Adlai T. Ewing, A. P. = Seeburger, J, W. Richards and John Mayo Palmer. Henry S. Robbins was elected president, and the 1 platform of the organization declared to be ''unalterably in opposition to the unlimited coinage of silver, without international cooperation, at the ratio of sixteen to one." The men who attended and took part in the meeting are for the most part prominent in local business and political circles. Among those present were Postmaster Washington Hesing and ex-Corporation Counsel Adolph Kraus, There were about 150 at the meet- ins:, which was called to order by Henry S. Robbins. Mr. Bobbins explained the object of the meeting, taking good care to emphasize the fact that this was a democratic movement, pure and simple. He said the purpose of the promoters of the league was to resist the prevailing idea which he admitted was rapidly spreading, that free silver is a good thing for this country. Then Adlai T. Ewing as chairman of the parent meeting read the proposed platform which was unanimously adopted as the constitution. Only democrats can become members and all must subscribe to the declaration already given against free sliver. It is provided that auxiliary leagues be formed in every county of the state. Denounced by Gov. Altgild. SPRINGFIELD, 111.. April 22.—In an interview Sunday night Gov. Altgeld denounced the Honest Money league formed at Chicago Saturday. .He says: "They are starting- out under]f»lse colors »cd evince an Intent to deceive, for they know or ouRht to know, that the money system they odvocate is the most dishonest aad damnable that was ever Invented, because It doubled the burdens ot the entire produc Ing classes: it broke down the purchaslnff power of the world and left the laborer -without bread because t&ere was no market for-his products.' These gentle-men also fesotv or ought to know that this •was done at the instance and for the benefit of the bondholdingandsalair-drawinff officials. of Europe and the east, consequently the' name -Honest Money league' must have been adopted because it was calculated to fiecelve tne puoiic.-*-' C The governor closes by sayinir tha the league was formed by federa officeholders, bankers, corporatio: lawyers and "hangers-on.'' Th latter he says are a class o weak men who are trying to hang on to the skirts of fashionable society "They fawn at the feet of the rich, says the governor, "they are numer ous around the club-rooms, and it wa for their benefit that the grammarian invented the neuter gender." The gov ernor thinks a new paper will be es tablished in Chicago and that it wil advocate silver. _ MISS LEITER MARRIED. Chicago HolrciM Become* tho Wlf» Cfrorpro M. Curaon, fli- Y. WASHINGTON, April ^. — Mondaj morning at.St. .John's Episcopal church one of the historic churches of Washington, lion. George Nathaniel Curzon, M. P., of England, and Jliss Mary Victoria Leiter. eldest daughter of the Chicago millionaire, Mr. L. ' Leiter, were married in the presence of the liritish" ambassador, Mrs, Cleveland and such a distinguished assemblage of cabinet oflicers, diplomats. governors and bishops as to give the event the character of a public cere- The bride wore a coronet of diamonds set in large" and small stars on a bane of large solitaires, which was the gifl of the groom as well as a neckbanc of old stones belonging to the Scarsdale family, which completely hid the collar of her dress. The veil was draped about the head with a turban MRS. O. N. CUBZOJf NEE" MISS I.K1TEK. effect and fastened at each side at the back with a diamond star. In the dim light of the church the gems glittered and brought out her dark beauty until she reminded 'one _of._the pictuxes^oi an Egyptian queen. The' wedding party moved up tho main aisle to the chancel, where Bishop Tnlbot and Rev. Dr. Maekay Smith officiated. The bride in white satin and rare white lace, and carrying a cluster of white orchids, was on the arm 'of her father. The bridesmaids, Miss Nannie' and Daisy Leiter, sisters of the bride, wore pink tulle gowns with larcre pink mull hats, and carried large bouquets of pink roses. The groom and Mrs. Leiter, Sir James and Lady Miller, and Lord Laraington, the groom's best man, Joseph Leiter and Frank Curzon made-up the rest of the party. The impressive marriage ceremony of the Episcopal church .was performed, after which the .wedding party withdrew to the Leiter residence, where they were joined later by relatives and ntimatp, friends for the wedding break- last, GRESHAM TAKES ACTION. Ask* the French, Government What Charge* Are Against Wnller. WxsmsGIOS, April 22. — Secretary Gresham has directed Mr. Eustis, the Jnited States ambassador to France, to ascertain from the French government ;hereasons for its arrestand detention of John L. Waller. ex-United States consul at Tamatave, who arrived in confinement at Marseilles on a French war- hip Saturday. Mr. Eustis has been investigating the matter and it is said that he has secured from the French overment a promise that Waller will je tried by a civil instead of a military tribunal. MARSEILLES, April 22.—John I. Waller, once United States consul at Tama- .ave, arrived here from Madagascar Saturday afternoon aboard the steamship Djemnah, and was taken directly o Fort Saint Nicol, where he will be Confined until transported to the civil uthorities. Waller is accused by the French of conspiring with the Hovas against the protectorate in Madagas- Jnaqnln Miller Fickle. SAX FBASOSCO, April 22.—A story is icing published by the newspapers to he effect that Joaquin Miller, "The 'oet of the Sierras," upon his return to his country from Hawaii abandoned here a voung woman named Araba_Miler Oliver, with whom he had been liv- ng. Miller is inclined to think that the candal about him. had been set afloat persons in Hawaii whom he of- ended by his published criticisms of he political conditions of the islands. Well-KnoWn iloraeman SnJrldet. PHILADELPHIA, April 22. — George ^attergood.'lesseeof the Philadelphia Driving park and the owner and river of a number of fast trotting and lacing horses, committed suicide Monay morning in the club house at- aehed to the track, by. shooting iim- elf in the head. He had been ill for ome time and was supposed to have deranged- ' LYNCHING BEE. WITHIN OUR BOKDEHS. Half Dozen Negroes, Lacking One. Strung Up in Alabama, The Alleged Brutal Slayers of Ex- Gov. Watts' Nephew Suffer for Their Crime. >x wa fiv. in GREENVILLE, Ala., April 22. Information has been received from Butler Springs of the brutal murder of Watts Murphy. He was a nephew of Gov. Watts, of Alabama. He murdered last Wednesday by negroes, who placed his body brush and set fire to the entire heap the body being- consumed. The young 1 man having 1 been missed from home search was began to find out his wheic abouts, when one of the murderer confessed, implicating 1 four cither negroes, all of whom were arrested and heavily guarded. LALpr Development*. MONTfiOMKKV, Ala., April 22.—A Greenville dispatch received here 1 at midnight confirms the lynching of the five negroes mentioned above. It says, however, that the victims of the mob were three women and two men, whose names were Mary Deaue, Martha and Alice Greene, John Rattler and X Galley. A posse of men who had charge of the five prisoners left Butler Springs about 1] o'clock Saturday night to bring them to the jail at Greenville for safe keeping. The route was a lonely one and the trip was necessarily slow. At about o'clock Sunday morning, at a turn of the road, the party was suddenly surrounded by armed men, who seemed to spring from both sides of the road. The posse was covered with Winchesters, and under pain of instant death was halted. Reports say that there were about 100 men in the attacking partjvall heavily armed. They made short work of it. Taking the five ne- groes, they tied their hands and then the shuddering wretches were taken one at a time and were hanged to the limbs of tile trees that lined the road. There is considerable mystery as to the cause of the murder of Watts Murphy, in fact, no two stories from the scene agree. The story is that the negro who' made his escape conceived the plot and that he planned the murder as revenge for an imaginary wrong of a trivial nature. The confession^ iclfrnuplica't'ed'tlie men "ancTwbme'n was full and explicit. BRITISH BOAT FIRED UPON. Two uT Her Seamen Killed by it Sp.intoh. Ship'* Gnn«. HY WEST. Fla., April 22.—The master of the British schooner Gertrude, which arrived from Nassau Saturday, reports that a British smack, which plies regularly between Long Key and Nassau, was fired upon by a Spanish 'unboat and two of her seamen killed and the schoncr taken to Santiago de luba by the gunboat. Great, excitement exists at Nassau over the affair. Adam» Fxprcu Sued for DamftEcs. LOUISVILLE, Ky., April 22.—Mrs. Eugenia Elrod has filed suit against the Adams Express company for £30,000 damages. The suit is the result of an attachment taken out against Mrs. Slrod's private box in the Louisville Trust company's vaults, which the company aBeged contained the 530,000, or proceeds thereof, of the money Elrod and Hardin were accused of having stolen from the company. Kallroad Magnate In Trouble. NEW YORK, April 23.—Collis P. Hunt- .ngton, the railroad magnate, was arrested in his office in the Mills build- ng Monday morning by United States Marshal John McCarthy, on an indict- nent found against him by the grand ury of the northern district of California, for making an unjust discrimination against the interstate com- nerce law by issuing a free pass to G. M. Stone. WUcon»ln Lawmaker* Adjourn. MADISON, Wis., April 22.—The forty- second regular session of the Wisconsin legislature adjourned sine die at noon Saturday. At 11:45 o'clock the ist of bills signed was sent to the senile and assembly. The committee re- >orted that the governor had no fur- iher communications to make, both louses were declared adjourned angthe session was over. ornY« iteipnitfa mt superior, SUTERIOB, Wis., April 12.—This city _i greatly excited over the discovery iat the graves in the Kemadji ceme- ery have been deliberately despoiled and desecrated and it is thought that he despoliations have extended over a >eriod of years. Wlld«'« Trial Set for Friday. LONDON-, April £2.—The grand jury iondav found a true bill against Oscar Vilde,"who is charged with serious misdemeanors, and his trial is set down or Friday next at the Old Uailey. Famous Summer jteAOrt In Rnlni. MJLWATTEXE, April 22.—The Lake- ode hotel, a famous summer resort on 'ewaukee lake, burned Saturday even- ng. The loss will probably be S50,000. Fttri* Onmiba* Urlvem Strike. PAWS, April 22.—A strike of omnibns drivers began here Monday morning, •j.OOO men going out to enforce their demand for higher pay and shorter hours. TalesramB from Towns and Cltli in Indians. Tragedy In a Dane* Hall. PORTLAND, Ind., April 22.—A fearful : triple tragedy was enacted at Camden, / : 12 miles from here, Friday night. The ; affair took place at the Wallings'-dance hall, where a dance was in progress, '(] Harrv Block, a clerk living at Montr '.' pelier, was offended because l''red» .. Lake had accompanied another man _',' to the ball. He threatened to kill the •; woman, when Otto llasenfus, also of •'•'••' Montpelier, stepped in to settle th« :; :: quarrel, and w:is fatally shot in tha neck by Block. Block then tired at .;;•' the girl, the ball taking effect in her..-:"; leg. Following the girl up, Block '.'.'. fired at her again, killiug her instant--:?. Iv. The murderer then UirueJ tha ..-;•; pistol on himself and fired, dropping , dead across the body of the girl, ' "•'.:. KllwailRX 1 '* Wui* Murdoreil. .' CROWS POINT, hid., April 22.—Th»;.-' mystery surrounding the whereabout* ',; of Barney ElHvanger, who was sup- : : posed to have brutally murdered his ; ; wife, Pauline, at Cedar Lake on th« •>; night of April S, was cleared up Sun-;; day afternoon by the finding of hi»; ;' body in Lemon lake with the forehead;,; fractured aud the throat cut from ear 1 to ear. . . . ,: Ilis body showed the worst kind of•--}.; violence, and gave conclusive evidenc* ..: that he was also brutally murdered at '.the same time his wife was clubbed t* .; death. The body had been in tho '•'• ^ water just thirteen days, and was badly decomposed. • Thl« Hoy «'»• Vrry Touchy. WAIUSH, Ind., April 22.—William •' ; Jettinger, a 17-year-old boy residing at' y South Whitloy, northeast of this city, .-.":, committed suicide by hanging. Th«- • bov, who was addicted to reading flash ; '• literature, had become despondent, and ;' when directed l>y his employer, Wil- : . Ham Sweeney, to do an errand, tooka , ••{ short rope., tied it around his neck, and ' '. swung himself from a beam. His toes '.;/,;, were found touching the ground, but > the bov had died of .strangulation. •' ',' Miuiclii'i (Jlilof of I'olico KnnlRi)». MUNCH:, hid., April 22.—The sen*:":: sa.tiona.1 muddle in the Muncie polic» :.,• force caused by ten patrolmen prefer" ; ring- serious charges ag-aiust Superin- '••..'-; tendent James Miller and demanding. ;,->-;; that the commissioners dismiss Millcf '•- ; or accept their resignations came to »:>;,;. termination, by Miller's tendering hi»-y-$. resignation, which was accepted. W; •*•;••• H. Fortner was named as Miller's suo- ." cessor. ' •: Tlininntt JJajtniih AlHn Striken. • ... INDIANAPOLIS. Ind., April 22, — Ex- I Lieut. Gov. Thojnns Hauna, who wa« ;• , Gov. Porter's running mate in 1886;.; !; suffered an attack of apoplexy in the . .; county treasurer's office that was simK: \ ar to the attack which prostrated Mr. ..-;. Porter. Mr. 11 anna was unconscious ; ; ;birty minutes. Both ex-Gov. Porter ;-.; and ex-Lieut. Gov. 11 anna arc expected -.: to be entirely recovered in a few day*. o> I.areent OUtlllery In tne World. '•.•''•'; TEHHE HACTE, Ind., April 22.— A new ; : . -i distillery, that will be by far the larg-: '•; est in the world, is assured and will be •: ,'• ;•; juilt at Terre Haute. Edward Beggr« i\ and F. B. Smith have returned from . ; 'i York, where the American Dia-: , : >, tributing company d i rectors approved. '/; the plaim submitted. •. . ^ Acquired by Plato Glan Trunk . ; , Ind., April 22.—The pJ«1».S.--vJ jlass syndicate has closed a deal wher*- 1 v • )y the big plants a!, Alexandria and' . .{ Xew Albany pass into the hands of tha v,^ trust. The syndicate now controls th« .^ entire output of plate glass, •with tha ':; exception of a small plant in Pcnnsyl- • -. vania. - ;•'! Wabath Wln» by Hard IllUlnf, •' ' : CBAWFORDSVILLK, Ind., April22 —The .'; college Baseball season for state charn- ; ,u >ionship honors was opened here Sat* ,' irday, the Wabash team having as op- • •;, lonents the Butler university boy*. .'.' ["he Wabash team won by superior all- i; around playing. The score was: War f'-.i >a&h, 10: Butler. 9. :'$. Forlty In Municipal Polltlca. ;; SOTKK DAME, Ind., April22.—William v . Onahan lectured befora the faculty .ryj; und students of Notre Dame university-'^! n Washington hall. His address w»»:••-.;.•;"• a forcible exposition of the present, •/Vj tate of affairs in civic government and ^ an earnest plea for. purity in municipal-': :? politics. ; ; " Died SadUenly. ''' •';,j Ind., April ^2.—Mrs. Ellen' vV;? 'awling, one of the oldest residents of ."S : Wabash, died very suddenly of heart;. ailure- Slie retired in good and was attacked with at midnight, dying instantly. She w»*.;,' 80 years of age. ' •..'. Saloon Sb»k«-n with Dynamite. •' ! MADISON, Ind., April 22.—A dynamite v :artridge exploded on the sidewalk ia " ront of the "Red Onion 1 saloon and'V' 'The Resort,' breaking all the window ^ panes. Two other cartridges failed t».'', explode. . '• .-;• Aileted JEnoprroeDt. SVEACUSE, Ind., April 22.— T. excited over the alleged f Mrs. Samuel Rasor, aged 17, Elmer Corey, aged 22. Want* TEBRE HAUTE. Ind., . April 22.—S»-'> ihronia .E. Sullivan has sued Benjami* ;..Hull for 510,000 for alleged betr»y«l : ,; uder promise-jofjinarriage. y

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