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' <« ' VOL. XX. LOGANSPORT, INDIANA. THURSDAY MORNING, APRIL 25. 1895. NO. 98, Our check for $31 89 was duly forwarded the proper authorities of the St. Joseph Hospital! As returns of the 3 per cent of our gross sales on Monday, April 22, our First Anniversary in the i\ew Store. We have received a very kind and much appreciated acknowledgement for the check and in turn we thank the Public for responding so kindly and nobly to our call in support of this worthy cause. Wash Goods Department! It is over-running with the very latest Summer Fabrics. Today we have on display Court-Royal Pique, Controlled by ns in LOfjansport. 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 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 1895SPRING 1895 We take Pleasure in Announcing the Arrival oi' Our Spring Suitings! .WILL BLOCKADE. Great Britain to Take This Means of Enforcing Her Demands. Reported That Sh« Does Not Wan More Land—Nicaragua Given Three Days to Yield. And we feel justly proud ia the success of our untiring efforts which enable us to thow yoi; 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 Clothing'see my line of Combination, Reefer, Junior and Jersey Suits. They have never been equaled in Logansport. WASHINGTON, April 24.—The reports from Nicaragua confirm the statements of the dispatches that a blockade of Mc- amgua ports would be Great Britain's means of executing her demands. The understanding 1 is that the blockade •will begin next Saturday, giving- Nicaragua the three full days intervening to yield to the demands in every particular. There is good reason to believe that the demands will not be altered, reduced or compromised in the slightest particular, one of the main purposes of England being- to administer a lesson to Nicaragua, and indirectly to all southern republics as to British methods of redress. A PHclflu Ulockatlo. The maneuver will probably be a "pacific blockade," as heretofore explained, care being taken to bring Nicaragua's commerce to a stand- Btill and yet to leave foreign commerce as free as ever. It is said, however, that Nicaragua's coast commerce is very small, so that Great Britain's pacific blockade may develop into a more forcible move in order to make it effective. tint Notified of Blockade. Sir Julian Pauncefo»e, the British ambassador, has not been advised by the home government as to the contemplated blockade and landing of troops in Nicaragua, but in British circles this course has been accepted as certain for some time. Such assurances as Great Britain has given to the United States have been sent to Ambassador Bayard in response to inquiries. Cabinet Busy. WASHINGTON, April 34. — Secretary Grebham had a long interview with Sir Julian Patincefote, the British ambassador, Wednesday, and also saw Mr. Guzman, of Nicaragua, who communicated to him the intelligence he had from his government. Very shortly afterwards members of the cabinet, one by one, drove out to Woodley. the president's country home, where a special cabinet meeting- was held. Wnnts No Blorp Liuul. In the best-posted diplomatic circles opinion is divided as to the outcome of tho Jh-il.ish-Nicaraguan trouble. The British view, as stated by one in a position to speak with authority, is as follows: "Groat Hrllnln war.t.s no more territory In Niciirucun, :iml lias Riven assurances "to tliut elfoct. Her only Interest thuro hns boon 10 afford protection to Clarcnco, ihu Mosijul'.o cblof, unil ns Ills Indian subjects »ro well-Dish exllcus the policy of thu foreign oflico has boon to withdraw from N!c:i,rti£ua us soon us was expedient For thut reason Connul Hatch would have been recalled nt a early day If tao Nlcaraguans had not at teraptort to flrlve him out. His return Is no domunilod because of any service ho can d Groai Britain there, but wholly as repariuioi for tho indignity anil as :-. warning that, sue] semi-barbarous methods will 1101 be tolerated As to the cash Indemnity, it Is not, poss that Nicaragua cannot raise llie money. she has not it in her treasury, she cat) borrow It on bonds. I-itm! JiiHLoHd of Moni'y. Another view is presented by Central American diplomat a.s follows "The cash indemnity demanded by'-Grca Britain Is £15,500 or about $75,000. but. In view o Nicaragua's depreciated silver currency, th amount is actually, about j-^15,000 in lier silver coin. It Is no easy task for these Central American countries to raise such a sum. ns tnelr credit ia not as good at money centers as if the credit of ono o£ the states of tko United States. It would bo much easier, therefore for Nicaragua to give an Island or a piece oi territory if Groat Brltian would accept payment ia land. There Is a larpe amouni of surplus land In Nicaragua whleh could be readily parted with. "Mexico paid Great Britain a demand In just this way by ceding the small territory at the south of Yucatan, now forming the BritisL settlement or Belize. It was no loss to Mexico, and Great Britain preferred it to money. It has never seemed to arouse un expression of tho Monroe doctrine by the United States. If Nicaragua offers Great Britain the Islands of Paguona del Malz or Grande del Malz, meaning great or small coral islands. It may raise a direct Issue between the United States and Great Britain. Tho Islands are only 90 miles northeast of Graytown, the Atlantic ec- tranco to tho proposed NIc»ragua canal, and they are on the direct line of a vessel from the United States to the canal, not far from Hon cador Keel, where the Kearsarge sunk." sian minister at Peking has oeen instructed to negotiate a cession of Chinese territory to balance the Japanese acquisitions. China, not being in a. position to reject the demands^ hopes to confine them to the session of part of Manchuria and an ice-free port. NITRO-GLYCERINE EXPLODES. Six Ton* of the Stuff Tiike Fire nt Lima, O., Causing Much Diimiieo. CLEVELAND, 0., April 24.—A special to the press from Lima, 0., says: An explosion in a nitro-glycerine factory of the Ohio and Indiana Torpedo'COrapany, at noon Wednesday' startled the city, broke many plate- glass windows and the windows in residences here, and caused chimne}'S to topple over and plaster to fall from the walls of many houses. The explosion was caused by the nitre-glycerine taking-fire while it was being run. The two workmen whohad charge of', the place, H. Eaton and A. M. Underwood, were eating dinner when, they discovered a fire in the hose. They ran for their lives, and .succeeded in stopping a freight train which was approaching the works. A farmer was also warned away. There were six tons of the explosive in the factory at the time of the disaster. EVIDENCE WEAK. Is Not Sufficient to Convict Durrant of Murder. Witnesses Fail to Positively Identify Him—Discovery of Blood Stains in the Church. WORK OF TRAIN WRECKERS. Diabolical AttumptH on a Blir Four FJyor Fall_by Morcat Chiinco. NII.ES, Mich., April 24.—Two attempts were made Tuesday nig-ht near Benton Harbor to wreck the Big- Four train known as the "Court House Flyer." The first attempt was made •> miles south of Benton Harbor, where the train struck a dummy-car which had been placed on the track. The car was demolished and the front end of the engine damaged. Two miles further while moving at a slow rate, the train struck a pile of ties and was delaye< two hours. This last accident occurred ut what is known as the Sodus curve the. most dangerous part of the road and had the train beeu running 1 at th regular speed, a frightful accident would have beeu the result, with pos sibly a great loss of life. There is no clew to tlie perpetrators. TO SETTLE ALLIANCA AFFAIR nitlu Wtlllut; to Accede to Dtvunudn ul United Status. WASHINGTON, April 24.—Secretary resham received a dispatch from Mr. :lannisTaylor,United States miuisterat Madrid, assuring- him that Spain would iccede to the demands of the Uuitec States in the Allianca affair, ant that the captain of the Spanish ship would be put on trial for his of trise for •firrrig ji at'a,n •Ante«ei*o i in8ssel >ats"ide the zone. The tone of the dis- jatch is such that the state department eels thatils course will be absolutely vindicated by thu result. HEAVY BANK ROBBERY. FORMALLY PROTEST. <JOS. G GRACE. I 426 BROADWAY. ftnmila, Germany nnd Franco Object to Jnptin'n Acquiring; ChiaeBG Territory. BEKLJX, April 24.—A dispatch received here fromTokio Wednesday says that the envoys of Russia, Germany and France have formally protested to the Japanese ministry of foreign affairs at the incorporation by the terms of the treaty of peace between China and Japan of any of the Chinese mainland in the Japanese empire. ST. PETEUSBCTRG, April 24.—The Svet declares Russia has concentrated in Japanese waters twenty-two warships, carrying 360 guns and a large body of. me.n. This fleet, it Is added, with the French squadron makes a total of thirtj'-seven wa.rships, carrying CIO guns. Moreover, according to the Sret. a Russian arrrw of 20,000 men could occupy the islanl • of Yesso, the northernmost of Japan, and take Japan in flank should trouble arise. April 24.—The Standard's corresDondent sajs; The Kus- Flrst National of I'Jaliilicld. N. J., Ro- JIuvcKl of W23.7G5 by Clever ThlovcN. 'Pj.AiXFiKLD, X. J., April 1M-.—Last Monday the First national bank was robbed of 822,705. It is thought the theft was committed while but two clerks were in the batik, nt which time a. stranger entered and engaged them in conversation while a confederate reached the vault through the directors' room. An lOnjrinecr's Awful Death. CEDAK SPRINGS, Mich., April 24.— Mack Grillin, aged 32 years, the engineer of the Cedar Springs Milling company, was caught in the machinery at 7 o'clock Wednesday morning, and his life practically pounded out. Stoppage of the machinery caused an investigation, and OrifHn's body was found bad 13' mangled. He leaves a wife and two children. iTenbytorian i>u»«ioiiary Hoard McetK. DETKOIT, Mich., April 24.—The woman's Presbyterian board of missions of the northwest met in tweut3 - -fourth aunual convention at the Jefferson Avenue Presbyterian church Wednesday. There are 2,000 societies under the control of this board, which has juris diction in Michigan, Indiana. Illinois, Minnesota. Nebraska, Wisconsin, Xorth and South Dakota, Montana, Colorado and Utah. Eighty-eight female missionaries are maintained in all parts of the world, and some of these are in attendance from Africa, China, Japan, Turkey and Persia. SAX FRANCISCO. April 24.—It ma.y be that the Emanuel Baptist church murders—the killing of Miss Hlaueh Lamont April 3, and of Miss Minnie Williams April 12—may go down us unsolved mysteries in the criminal annals of San 1'runeisco. The police, it is true, have gathered much evidence, all circumstantial, but the witnesses for the stale, under the lire of cross-examination, have wavered in the matter of identification. Jllotnl 5>t.iiii»-; Discovered. Additional light has been thrown on the murder of Miss Williams. Searchers have found bloodstains in the church, showing that the murderer had made his way in the dark from the library closet, where lay the mutilated body, to the washroom, buck of the pulpit, in the rear part of the church. The prints of the bloody fingers were seen, at intervals. The extent of the blood stains in the washroom go to show that the murderer had no light while washing his hands, for a judicious person, as his actions prove him to be, would not have spattered so much blood around if he could have seen what he was doing. And it is evident if he had had a light he would not have left the bloody stains on the basin. This tends to prove that the murderer was familiar with 'every part of the church building. Tryinc to Prove an Alibi. Durrant is making strenuous efforts to prove an alibi in the Lament case by attempting to show that on the day Miss Lamont disappeared he was not her escort from school at 3:30 o'clock ' in the afternoon. Three young ladies have identified him as the yovmg man they saw on a car with Miss Lament at that hour. Durrant will call on his college classmates to prove that he was at a lecture at that hour. It is said that Dumint's notebook contains no notes of the lecture and that he obtained information as to the subject matter of the lecture from another student. This matter is a question of importance to Durrant and he bases his hopes on the memory of his fellow-students. Durrant was marked present at this lecture, biit it had been a habit of the students to answer present for each other and the roll book does not count. STATE SEWS BY WIRE. Dispatches from Numerous Plaoei in Indiana. French Taking- Action. Ind., April -+. —The French colony at Alexandria is preparing a notice to the French consul at Chicago calling attention to the fact that Arthur Schneider, who was killed by Policeman Painter at Alexandria Saturday night, was a Frenchman who had not taken out naturalization papers and had paid all his bills proj piu-atory to returning to France. The French at Alexandria want indemnity proceedings brought against.the United States for the life of Schneider. The police commissioners at Alexandria are making an investigation. KlEht ItudlrK ill it Crave. LAKUNOO. Ind., April 2-i.—The uprooting of an oak tree SO inches in diameter by a storm 071 the farm of F. H. Kirksey. near this place, disclosed* peculiar grave containing: the bodiesof eight men in an almost perfect state of preservation, not one of whom was less than ij feet 2 inches in height. All were in upright positions, :irni the tree seems to have (frown since the bodies were buried. The discovery has caused a great deal of excitement in the vicinity- .Manluc Takr* a Wild Kklr. CoiATMBL'S.lud., April 24.—While driving 1 in a road wagon to this city with his wife John Jones became insane, threw down the lines and seized his wife. For 4 miles the team run and when almost dead the team was stopped. The maniac was taken charge of bj friends and his> wife was relieved from her frightful position. Jones is under guard and will be sent to an asylum. UnnbU to Agrre. I.VDIANAI'OI.IS. Ind.. April 24.— The governor, secretary of state, auditor and treasurer who are authorized to appoint repents for the state soldiers' monument are unable to agree upon the appointment*. JJefore the governor would 7iieet with the republican members of the board he exacted from them a promise that he would be permitted to name one of the regents. SPAIN WILL PROTEST. Cuban KoboU AltoRiitlior I'oo Active In the United StatcK. MADRID, April 24.—At a conference between the premier, Canovas del Castillo, and the minister of the colonies, Seuor Castellauos, the reception accorded on Sunday last ill 3S T ew York to Carlos M. de pcdes, son of the first president of JuHtlllitUlo Homicide. LA POKTE, Ind., April 24.—Jacob Ott, of this city, who killed his son-in-law, Henry Fahrenheini, a week ago Sunday by striking him a blow with his fist while defending his daughter; whom Fahreuheim had brutally clicked, was released from custody Tuesday, the grand jury having failed to indict him. Jiurclar* Hurn a Ilouse. TKRRK HAUTE, Ind.. April 24.—Burglars forced an entrance to the residence of J. H. Dodge, at Buchanan, and stole diamonds and jewelry valued at §500. After ransacking the residence the robbers set fire to the house and it was almost entirely destroyed. The loss is estimated at S2,000. There is no cletv. pted Murder for Money. TKRRE HAUTE, Ind., April 24.—William Pittman, an ex-convict, confessed Cos- | that it was he who beat B. L. Sparks, a railroad man, into insensibility late the Cuoan provisional republic, who ' Saturday night and robbed him. He arrived there on the steamer La Cham- j left him lying across a Vandalia rail- pagne from Havre, was discussed, and , road crossing in this city and his fortu- it was decided to call the attention of the United States, as a friendly nation, to the work of the separatists within the United States. Cora Smith Sentenced for Life. DES MODTES, la., April 24.— Judge Spurrier Wednesday sentenced Cora Smith, for the murder of her stepfather, to life imprisonment 1 at Anamosa. On receiving the sentence Cora, fainted and was carried from the court room by the sheriff and deputy. and Folandera flf; ht. X-, Pa., April 24. — A fierce fight took place in the Anchor mines near Dunbar Wednesday morning between Hungarians and Polanders, and, as a result, two men were probably fatally injured. _ Another Cashier Goft Wront- CHAKLOTTE, N. C., April 24.— James Ex. Holland, cashier of the Merchants' and Farmers' national bank of this city has been discovered short in his accounts to the amount of 575,000. Six Men Suddenly Killed. LEON, Mexico, April 24.—By the col- aosing of an amphitheater at the vil- age of JJaitla six men were killed and veral wounded. The arena was crowded. Nebraska In Need of Aid. BALTIMORE, Md., April 24.—Mrs. J. H. Browduss, of.,..Ewing, local agent for relief work among the destitute people of Nebraska 1 ,* writes calling attention to present needs. She states that the condition of the suffering is much worse than it was three months ago. and that something must be done ai once to prevent actual starvation. Mrs* Browduss.makes an earnest appeal for assistance of .any kind. rianlnc Mill Burned. LEBANON", Pa., April 24.—One of the most serious fires that ever occurred in this city broke out in the large plan- ing mill of the Eeinohol Lumber company Wednesday morning at 9 o'clock. The mill was totally destroyed, as was also about 530,000 worth of lumber in, the yards. The entire loss will reach 8100,000; insurance, $19,000. To Income :in American citizen. NEW YORK, April 24.—Gen. Ballinir- ton Booth, of the Salvation Army, has renounced Queen Victoria, and in two weeks will become an American citizen. He made formal application at the county clerk's office in Jersey City Tuesday for the necessary papers. F*eli» Like m. Hoy. NEW YORK, April 24.—Chauncey M. Depew celebrated his Gist birthday. Some men wouldn't feel particularly like celebrating their step over the 00-year liue.5but Mr. Dc-pew -was not cast down by it. He said: "I'm Gl and feel like 25." nate discovery by a woman only saved bis life. SODH of America Meet. PHILADELPHIA, April 24.— The national session of the commandery general of the SQJS of America convened at Shenandoah. Delegates are present from Pennsj-lvania, Ohio. Indiana, Illinois, Kew York, Colorado and Louisiana. Lynch Quit* 111* Job. J»"ETV YOKE, April 24.— Thomas Lynch, one of the best baseball umpires in America, has resigned from the National league staff. Will Get • Cor-tono. AUBURN, Ind., April 24. — R. A. Christain, superintendent of the Prudential Life Insurance company, received word from an attorney in England that a. relative had died, and that he was the heir of a fortune estimated at 3100,000. Christain arrived in this country from England three years ago. nil Aim Wn« 1'oor. DECATUR, Ind., April 24. — AD. attempt was made to assassinate County Cleric John II. Lenhart, of this city. lie was sitting in his parlor reading when- some one shot through the window, the bullet passing just over Mr. Lenhart's head. The police were unable -M find the shooter. A Stabblnf Affray. JEFFERSONYIT-LE, Ind., April 24. — Convict John Fuller stabbed Clarence • • Jackson several times with a knife while they were at breakfast. Jackson will probably die. The attack was to g-et revenge for an old grudge, a« Jackson's time had expired. Conference of Liberal LA PORTE, Ind., April 24.-— The" conference of the liberal religions opened with '.u address by Jenkin Lloyd Jones, of Chicago. His theme was "The Parliament of Religions and What Next?" The conference is largely attended. A Story Ltenled. ELWOOD, Ind., April 24 — The dispatch sent out from here that the De- paw glass works in Xew Albany and Alexandria and., had been absorbed by the plate-glass trust of Pittsburgh, is denied by 2f. T. Depaw. of ^ew Albany. Foully Shot. WESTVILLK, Ind., April 24. — Charles sad Edward Dowd were handling a Kbotgnn, when it -was accidentally discharged, the entire load lodging in Charles Dowd's right leg. The accident will prove fataL ' A Farm«m' Bunlc- EATON, Ind., April 24,—The Fann- ers state bank of Eaton filed articles of ^corporation. The 830,000 capital Is o'VTiccL "bv

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