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John Gray's . CORNER ON Chenille Covers and at the lowest possible figures. Every lady wants • new cover for her sitaod -when spring houne cleaning i8 over and John Gray'a is the place to get one. P. 8.—Another case of those bargains bed spreads are on the -way and will be in this week. These are positively the best bargains ever offered. Go and look even if you 4o not intend to bay. State National Bant Logansport, Indiana. CAPITAL $200,000 i. F. JOHHBON, PKKJ. 8. W. ULLSBI , Vic* P™> H. T. HHITMRINK, CiSin*B. —D1HXCTOKS.— t. W. Johnson 9. W. Ullery. J. T. Elliott, w. M, Elliott, W.H. Snider. Buy and sell Government Bonds. Loan money on perHonul security And collaterals. Issue special certificates of deposit bearing 8 per oeoi when left one year; 2 per cent per annum when deposited 6 month*. Bozos in Safety Deposit Vaults o: this bank for the deposit of deeds. tnenraDce policies, mortgages and other valuables, rented at from $•' to fl5 per year HOYT'S Sure Curelfor Piles. DAILY JOURNAL PnbllJihed every day in the week (except Honda by the LOOAJOPOHT JO^KNAL Co. W. 3. WB1GHT A. HABlJy C. W. GRAVES 8, B, BOXES VIOK price per Annum Price per Month $6.00 BC THK OmciAL PAFEB OF THE Cnr. [Entered M i«0ond-clui matter at the Logic* port foil Office, February 8,18*8.1 THURSDAY MORNING, APRIL 25 BXLXINGTON BOOTH, the head of tb Saltation Arm; la thli country hi renounced bis allegiance to Queen Victoria and will BOOD be an American citizen. "UNCLE BILL" HOLMAN IB aald ti have his eye fixed on the office o deputy comptroller of the treasury being anxious to serve his country in that way if It meets with Preslden Cleveland's approval, ANOTHER very rich American glr has married a foreigner. This time the groom was not a prince, or lord or count, but merely a member of the British parliament. An this honor would hardly be viewed by an American girl as of any more distinction ih&n to be a member of our congress, it is to be presumed that it was a love match, at least upon her part. LIHKHTY CKNTKII.O,, Feb. 15,189-i. To whom It nmy concern: I most hoHttlly recommend "Hoyt'B Snre Cure for Piles" to nil who minor from this luinorlug dlswme, I aulloreu with Piles [or years, and tried various remedies, none of which udorded more tnan temporary relief. Ahoot six months ngo 1 •rocurod one tube oMIojt'.H S"r6 Cute lor Hies and used It uccontlnR to directions iwo weeks, lit the en<l o( which time the nlcer.s dlsai peiired ana tuive not since returned. I believe the cure Is •ompleto. D. S. MlBiS. • KorSalebjrBenyisuer. Lake Erie & Western, Peru Union SUtlon, •mrooKh tickets Hold to polnta Inlth* United SMteiandCurmdn. SOUTH.; Arrive.: So, 11 Indlaimpoll* Ex., D Mo. 28 Jlall * Express S 1158 a m Ho. 26 Toledo KJ press, S No. W Evenlnc Kxpr«»8 S...- 8:10 p in Ho 161 Locul i'relchitt »•*•* P ™ NORTH. Arrive.' Ho. 80 Mull & ExpreMi d 10:12 a m Ho. 22 UluhUMi C'ltyD* 4:3« p m HoW IietroltlCxrrPiU' S'. 0:65p m Ho, 1BO Accommodation of,D. Dally. S. Dully except Snnday, •No. SBdoe.H not run nortu of PeruSundays. fBuns Mondays, Wednendiiyu Ifildnys and Snn- Depart. 7KX)»m 11:45 am 3:115 pra Depart. 10:22 am 4:45 p m 7:00 am THE European powers do not intend lhat Japan shall Incorporate any of the Chinese mainland In the Japaneeo empire, ae stipulated in the treaty of poace. Russia, Germany and France have all protested against Japan making this acquisition of territory. After Japan won such a complete T!C- tory over the Chinese, the great European powers do not intend to let the little Oriental nation enjoy all the fruits. THK Investigation by the govern ment steamboat inspectors Into the recent collision of the steamer Long fellow with a pier of a railroad bridge at Cincinnati In which a number of lives were lost, has been concluded. Tho report of the inspectors exoner. ates all the officers of the Longfellow, it having been found that the collision occurred through no neglect of duty on their part. It appears that the pilot was blinded by smoke for a time and when the bridge could he seen, it was too late to avoid the collision. ffBun* Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Satui- Cnlon depot connections at Bloomington nnd fi>orla for pi-Ints west, southwest and uorthwest. Direct connection* made ut Llm», Foaiom, fiemont or *nndn!.k) for all points cast. Immediate connections at Tlpton with trains M Jlaln Line nnd 1. AM C. DIV., for all potato North, South, Fast and West. tor tlckem, rates and general Information "cnU on THUS. rOLLEN, Ticket rfceut L. I. * W. K'y ~ 'u, Indiana. C.Jf, COMING DOWN! •THE balance of foreign exchange has got over on the wrong side. The only peoplo pleased with the situation are the foreigners. Imports at Mow York are, for three weeks in April, $5,721,210 more than laBt|year, when in April the excess of exports wag $4,031,775. The favorable balance, then, has therefore disappeared and something more. Government revenue is shrinklog, the deficit Is $10,000 000 for the month and currency is flowing to New York. These constitute conditions the reverse of reassuring as to the currency and foreign exchange. Are the prices on bicycles, 'fo low are they now, that they are within "rei-cD or ail, old nml yourir, rich and poor can enjoy themselves alike. Blgh grade bicycles for J45 at the BURGMAN CYCLE CO. flail and see for yourself, BeadQunrwrs of the Bicycle Messenger Service. 421 MARKET ST. PHONE SO. W ANTED. • T£:nA A WEEK paJd to ladles sndKentsto X 10 0\l sell the Rapid Dish washer. Washes aad dries them In two'minutes withoat wettlnc th* hands. No experience iwcewari; jells « •feLt: permanent position. Address W. P. Har- 5cm ft Co., Clt-rk Mo. M. Colnmlin.i. Ohio. W ANTKD-RellsWe, energetic canv»«ser»:we<* T«y. constant employment. Writ? Eliwan- r Lftjt tvii^wiufc c l ui|fivj"'v««^ »i»»w ._„.._; l«rrr, lit. Hope NoneJle*, BochesUr, H UJIotakeot*r»niewi7towli and cltj; no dellTcrlnc ; rood w*i*>: ;,ml: »'.«adl wort G1JLN no cap- THE New York Sun recently had an editorial under the caption "Third Term Talk" In which it discussed the possibility of President Cleveland as a candidate for renomlnatlon for which his recent declaration on the money question is taken as a bid. The Sun said In part: ••Mr. Cleveland's declaration In favor ol a sound and eafe currency of a kind not specified, and his noble determination to continue to protect American institutions agalnat the schemes of icsldlousness in general, have been understood, in many quarters, as a bid for his nomination by somebody for a third term as president. "Now, the Democracy will navnr again nominate Mr. Cleveland for President. It has experienced a genteel sufficiency of his leadership. Such energy as Is left in the mangled rtm- nanta of the organization will be expended next year in the search for a stateaman who Is no better than the party of Jefferson, Jackson andTilden: but is, as the same time, not an aes. "The Republicans certainly will net nominate Mr. Cleveland. They have good men enough of their own, cot one of whom Is larger than tte Be publican party. "But with Grover Cleveland a candidate for a third term on any ticket and on any platform, Democratic, Republican, Populist, Prohibitionist, or cuckoo, there would not be the •lightest danger of our Institutions. The real l*sue would be, not imperialism, but damphooliim." GEANT AS A SOLDIER. He Showed the Military SDtrit at an Early Age. Good Beading for April 27. the Annlver lary of ttie Great CunwraJ'H Birth— .Future lllntorluns \VU1 Place Him Where Ue Properly Beloac». [TVrltten Tor This Paper.] are prone to seek strong antitheses, and hence we find great stress laid upon the fact that a Galena clerk •rcas transformed within a brief two years into a general in command of the greatest army of modern times. Such a statement is misleading and only partially true. It demanded the wildest fancy of a poet's brain to con ceive of a Minerva springing full- armed from the brow of Jove. Search will bo made in rain in all history to find a single instance of an untrained man meeting great emergencies of any kind. Genius has been defined well aa the result of long discipline in a given direction or directions. Gen. Grant showed the military spirit at an early age. He received a most ORA.NT A.T THE BEGINNING OP mS MILITARY CA-TCEEB, careful tralninff in one of the best military schools of the ag-e, where, if his scholarship was not brilliant/, he certainly excelled in all the qualities that combine to make a good soldier. Later he took a creditable part in the Mexican campaign, following which he rendered efficient service as an officer in the trying frontier service. He resigned from the army finally, not because he wearied of soldierly duty, but for the reason that the routine life in times of peace afforded no opportunities for the display of the martial spirit that BO preeminently stamped his character. The life at Galena was merely an episode in his career, a brief season of fitful resting 1 , out of which he gladly emerged to enter upon a work that was destined to be crowned with immortality of fame, Whatever may be said of his adminis-, tration as a civic ruler, and it should not be forgotten that time softens th(5 asperities of political strife as well as it subdues, if it does not altogether obliterate, the passions born of divergent opinions, none can deny to him many of the qualities of a great general. There are English critics, besides some on this side of tho great waters, who deny to him what they tire pleased to iorm "strategic potency." These writ-, jrs, however, are by no means 'united among themselves as to what constitutes strategy, therein in no wise differing with others who discuss tho character and conduct of military heroes. What might be properly ;ermed strategy under given condi- ;ions would prove utter folly when the jnvironment changed. Gen. Grant tt-ns given a problem to solve and he iccomplished his task along his own lues. Others may have worked it out more quickly along different lines, but ;he fact remains that all others who indertook it failed. A man of calm courage, ineffably :ollected under, all conditions, ho was at ill' times a man of action. Whenever he vas present idleness and inaction were mpossible. Appointed to discipline .nd drill the forces at Cairo, ic soon made his historic move- GF.AXT AS GEXERAi. ment ' upon Belmout, and direct- Iv afterward bore down upon Donelson and Fort Henry. Then followed Shiloh, luka and Corinth. It should be borne in mind, too, that while successes were accompanying his every movement in the west, the union efforts in the east were usually followed by discouragements. placed "* command of the combined armies, when he went to Yinrinia. there resulted exeatest possible activity, not only where ne commanded in person but also in the western campaigns,, whose directions w^-o in ;ill rins"" •"••tnToii bv him. It has frequently been charged that Gen. Grant did not show proper regard for human life, in that his battles invariably were stamped by great slaughter. This implication he himself brushed aside with the explacntion that all war is bloody and that that general is the best friend of peace who hastens it to its end. He further stated that the commander who hesitated to dislodge an enemy from a desired point because it might demand the sacrifice of life scarcely deserved to win a victory. War was to him the sure road to a lastinfT peace, and he sought by every means in his power to make the journey a short one. It was his fixed conclusion that the briefest war showed the fewest casualties and the least'amount of human suffering. Common fairness should suggest the injustice of comparing Grant's campaigns with the memorable ones of Europe, for the plain reason that the conditions of the former were utterly dissimilar to.those of the latter. Ours was a civil war of vast proportions, which brought into requisition every possible energy of all the sections of the country. There was very good reason why the .contest should not be protracted indefinitely, and in thi» Grant was keenly alive to the situation. It is slander against a brave and noble people to underestimate the besetments of the commander of the union forces. By common consent there was fair reason for honest difference as to the right of a state to secede from the union. Unquestionably the south maintained the secession view with enthusiasm. Her people were thoroughly united, courageous and fired with patriotic determination to resist all invasion and coercion, to the shedding of the last drop of blood. The leaders of the southern armies were experienced soldiers, thoroughly equipped for their stations and well qualified to inspire confidence and obedience in their followers. The ordinary courage of the southern soldiers was intensified in the knowledge 'that they were fighting upon their own soil iu defense of their homes and firesides. True, Grant had the advantage of numbers, but it is also true that ho was :it the disadvantage, usually, of acting on the offensive. Gen. Grant realized at an early day In the contest that the recuperative powers of the south had their set limitations—that the southern armies could not recruit new men continuously, and that its resources might be exhausted. He recognized the fact that after each heavy blow of battle the strength of the south waned visibly, and like the trained athlete he followed up blow with blow in quick succession. Confession of these plain facts is no discredit to the people or the leaders of the section which was overcome. That they made a skilled, energetic and heroic attempt to establish their cause is an admitted fact of history, which KEADV FOR THE OBAXB BKVIEW. is only strengthened by admission of the sagacity and skill of the general tlirough whose leadership final victory was brought to the union arms. If he was deficient in what Europeans term strategy he was abundantly suppled with strong common sense, an apt appreciation of the energy, courage and skill of his adversaries and an invincible tenacity of purpose in the execution of his plans. He could not be persuaded that the issue of a single battle determined the strength or weakness of an army, but with tentative energy looked to the cumulative results of many battles. The Wilderness was, in his eyes, but a scene in the act of the great war drama, and he shifted it within a week for another great bloody presentation. So before Petersburg in the great final act. day after day the work of slaughtering went on, while the enemy iteadily and surely RTCW less strong to i resist." Hence it may almost be said •without exaggeration that his move- I ments during the war presented an al' most continuous array of force against force and a constant clangor of death- dealing arms. Finally he accepted peace as the most blessed boon of^ a common country and rejoiced that the i sound of war was beard DO more in all j the laud. ' j The time has not yet arrived to prop- j crly estimate the military character i and work of Gen. Grant. The events j in which he so prominently figured arc | of too recent date, and too many of | the movers in them are now living to j expect that justice shall be dealt out to him. His former foes are not likely to forget the magnanimous terms he gave to Lee at Apporoattox, nor his de- : termined purpose of resistance in their ; behalf when a misguided chief exccu- ; tive soon afterward sought to set aside those, conditions by arresting and bringing to trial those to whom he had pledged protection. The sublime and pathetic manner of his dying contributed to the allaying' of much of the feeling that had been cherished against •him. and the egressions of kindly regard and sympathy that poured in as glad sunlight after a: season of clood and darkness tended to brighten the Highest of all in Leavening Power.—Latest U. S. Go/t Report Baking Powder ABSOLUTELY PUBE hours of h£s dissolution. The closing dnys of his remarkable career offer the highest evidence to the greatness of kis spirit. Still, despite all that has been written, the fact remains that the duty of placing Grant where he properly belongs remains to a future historian. \Yru-iA-M RoesER COBBK. LINCOLN'S REELECTION. fl« W«l Untefnl Bat Not El»t»d ki th» Bnalt. Tho day of the presidential election In November, 1S64, was gloomy and rainy. About noon I called on President Lincoln, and to my surprise found him entirely alone, as if by common consent everybody had avoided the white house. It was "cabinet day," and at the meeting which had been held earlier only two members of the cabinet were present. Stanton was at his his home, sick with chills and fever; Seward, Usher and Dennison had returned to their own states to vote; and Fessende.n was closeted with New York financiers in conference over ways and means to place the new loan. So Secretary \VcllesandAttorney General Bates were left to "run the machine," and very little time had been occupied by them at their session with the president. Lincoln took no pains to conceal his anxious interest in the result of the election then going on all over the country, and said: "I am just enough of a. politician to know that there was not much doubt about the result of the Baltimore convention; but about this thing I am very far from being certain," I spent nearly all the afternoon with the president, who apparently found it difficult to put his mind on any of the routine work of his office, and entreated me to stay with him. * * * Later iu the evening I returned to the white house, and found that the only returns then received were from Indiana, which showed that a gain of fifteen hundred had been made in Indianapolis for the republican ticket. Later on we went over to the war department, and there ,heard good news from Baltimore, that city having sent in a majority of more than ten thousand. Other reports soon came in, but not very rapidly, as a rainstorm had interfered with the transmission of news over the telegraph wires. There was a long lull about ten o'clock in the evening, during which the president amused the little company in the war office with entertaining reminiscences and auecdotes naturally suggested by the political intelligence that dropped in from time to time. For instance, when Xew Jersey broke the calm by announcing a gain of one congressman for the union, but with a fair prospect of the state going for McClellan, Lincoln had an amusing story to tell about that particular congressman, Dr. Newell, who had long been ] a faintly friend of the Lincolns. A dis- ! patch from New York city, claiming the state by ten thousand, was received by the chief magistrate with much in- ! credulity; and when Greeley tele- ! graphed that the state would probably give four thousand majority for Lin- coin, he said that that was much more reasonable than the absurd statement . of a bigger majority. I By midnight Pennsylvania, the New ! England states, Maryland, Ohio, Indiana, Michigan and Wisconsin were tolerably certain for Lincoln; but the i president was greatly disappointed that neither Illinois nor Iowa was heard from. The wires continued to work badly on account of the long ; storm, and it was not until two days later that satisfactory returns wero : had from Illinois or any of the states beyond the Mississippi. About midniarht of the day of the election it was certain that Lincoln had been reelected, and the few gentlemen left in the office congratulated him very warmly on the result. Lincoln took the matter very calmly, showing not the least elation or excitement, but said that he would admit that he was glad to be relieved of all suspense, and that he wa» grateful that the verdict of the people was likely to be so full, clear and unmistakable that there could be no dispute. About two o'clock in the morning a messenger came over from the white house with the news that a crowd of Pennsylvanians were serenading his empty chamber, whereupon he went home; and, in answer to repeated calls, made a happy little speech full of good fcelin™-and cheerfulness. I3c wound np his remarks by saying: "if I know my heart, my gratitude is free from any taint of personal triumph. I do not impugn the motives of anyone opposed to me. It is no pleasure to 'me to triumph over anyone, but I give thanks to the Almighty for this evidence of the people's 'resolution to stand bv free government and the rights of humanity." Next day in private conversation he said: "Being only mortal, after all, I should have been a little mortified if I had been beaten in this canvass before the people, but the sting v,-onld have been more than compensated by the thought that; the people had notified me that my official responsibilities were soon to be lifted off tny back. 1 " Dr. A- (i. Henry, of Washington territory, whose name has been frequently mentioned in these papers as an old friend of thepresident, had been promised that he should receive a dispatch from Mr. Lincoln wben the result of the presidential election of tb*t year •honld be definitely ascertained. Accordingly on this day, which vraa November 9. President Lincoln dictated m dispatch, the terras of which were as follows: "With returns and states of which we aro confident the reelection of the president is considered certain, while it is not certain that McClcllan has carried any state, though the chances are that he has carried New Jersey and Kentucky." When I had written the dispatch at the president's dictation I passed it to him lor his signature, but ho declined to "blow his own horn," as he expressed it* and said: "You sign the message, and I will «cnd it." A day or two later, •when Delaware, whose vote had been uncertain, declared for McClellan, Lincoln sent a second dispatch in order to give his friend on the far-off Pacific coast a clear and exact idea of what had happened, explaining- that he took it for granted that Dr. Henry would, hear all the news, but might think it odd that the president should leave- him without clearing up the situation, thus left somewhat undecided in the uncertainties of the election returna.— Noah Brooks, in Century. A Nrw Hi-ntlug Project. One of the schemes for future engineers to work at will be the sinking of a shaft twelve thousand or fifteen thousand feet into the earth for the- purpose of utilizing the central heat of the globe. It is said that such a depth is by no means impossible, with the improved machinery and advanced methods of the coming engineer. Water at a temperature of two hundred degrees centigrade, which can, it is said, be obtained from those deep borings,., ^ would not only beat houses and publi' ;•--i buildings, but would furnish pOweV^X that coxild be utilized for many purposes. Mot water already at hand is necessarily much cheaper than that which must be taken whe.i* cold and brought up to the required temperature. Once the shaft is sunk, all cost in the item of the hot-water supply ceases. The pipes, if good, will last iudcfiuitely, and aa nature's stokers never allow the fire logo out, there would come in the train of this arrangement many advantages. When by sinking a shaft in the earth we can secure a perpetual heating apparatus which we can regulate by the turning of a key, one of the trials of life will fade into nothingness. A Nickel Standard. Five cents was the value which a- Texas farmer once placed upon a minister's prayer. The story is told in the Epworth Era of Rev. H. S. Thrall, one- of the pioneers of Methodism in Texas. In company with auumbcrof itinerant* who were on their way to conference, Thrall stopped to spend the. night with an old farmer. It was the custom then to settle the bill at nigh I. so that they might rise about three o'clock in the morning am.! ride a good way before- breakfast., ;iml lie by in the horit of the day. Dr. Thrall, acting as spokesman of the party, said to the olJ fanner after supper: "Wo are a company of Methodist -preachers going to conference. If yon will get the family together we will have prayers with you." After prayers one by one settled his his bill. Dr. Thrall's turn came, and he asked for, his bill. The old farmer replied: "Well, pa'son, I charged the- rest twenty-five cents, but bcin' as you prayed for us so good, I won't charge you but twenty cents." The brethren bad the laugh on Dr. Thrall. IIor««-l'ow«r of ft BlcycH»t. A French scientist has recently m some experiments which show th amount of force developed by some of our bicycle cracks during a hard race. American cyclists have maintained for two minutes a speed to continue which required the expenditure of energy representing two-thirds of one horsepower. For six seconds they were able to exert the astonisliing force of one and a fourth horse power. This i& equivalent to raising a weight of one hundred and eighty-eight pounds I yard high in one second. Experiments- are also being made to determine the force exerted bydifferentsports. These results will be of great use for training and hygienic data. One of the discoveries made during the calculation of force exerted by bicyclists is that at high speed the work of a bicyclist in. covering a specified distance is as great as that of a man running the same distance. At a moderate speed a runner undergoes three times the labor of a bicyclist, but the higner the speed the nearer are their exertions equalized. What Zoa Phora won't do for WOMANKIND no medicine will. Md DT B * JCMsiuw art John OooUon

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