Logansport Pharos-Tribune from Logansport, Indiana on May 9, 1891 · Page 1
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Logansport, Indiana
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Saturday, May 9, 1891
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VOL. XVI. LOGANSPORT, INDIANA, SATURDAY MORNING, MAY 9, 181)1 NO. 111. DUNLAFS Celebrated S T I F F and SILK, BEST MADE, SPRING STYLES Now on Sale DEWENTER, The Hatter. il Spring Suiting, Spring Pants, Spring Overcoating, The nicest, prettiest patterns ever shown., just received at J O S . • 8 . CRAIG'S. Is all that you need when a perfectly plain proposition is made to you. Every^man wants to be convinced that he is right before he goes ahead and some'subjects will bear a good deal of discussion, but the point I want to emphasize doesn't call for apy waste of words. The Ion£ and short of it is that my stock of Summer Suiticgs is Superb, Some new thing's in light colored Suitings just in, Extreme good styles, See them. SEE ESCAPE. •Story of the Flight of the Captured 'Chilian Privateer. The Imprisoned Deputy Put Ashore — His Experience—She Will Be Pursued. CARRIED OFF BY KEBELS. SAN DIEGO, CaL, May S.—When the Chilian transport Itata weighed its anchors Wednesday evening 1 and commenced to steam rapidly down the channel it was supposed the deputy United States marshal who had been put aboard to hold it would either be compelled to go with .it to its destination, swim ashore or be cast adrift upon the desert Coronado islands, several miles off tb.2 coast. He arrived in the city Tlnirsday morning 1 , however, the Chilian captain having put him ashore at Ballast point, S miles from town, and he made his way in as best he might. His statement makes rather sensational reading-, and from all circumstances surrounding the case, the Itata is nothing more nor less than a privateer in the service of Chilian, rebels. Deputy Marshal Spaulding's story of the escape is as follows: "Alter being led on board In charge of the steamer I made n hurried inspection of the ship and found nothing to be suspicious of. It continued to receive coal until 12:20 a. IE., at which lime I retired. I did cot sleop much during the night on account of several of'the crew, whom I saw looking through the window of my stateroom, which made me feel nervous. During Wednesday nothing unusual occurred untjl 5:55 p. m., when a boat containing First Mate Nelson, the surgeon with medicine chest and passengers came to us. As soon as the pas.v.agers landed from the boat one of them had a short conversation with the captain. I was at that time in the dining- room, five minutes later I found to my surprise the steamer under full head of steam and malting for the ocean. The captain came In a minute later and invited me to his cabin, offer- np me a chair, and a second later he was joined by the three passengers. "They exhibited a revolver and asked me if I was armed, the captain acting as spokesman. He said: 'I have contraband goods on board and this s life or death with me." Then pointing his flnger to his throat ne said: " 'See. this Is what it means.' "I was so dumbfounded that I could not answer. He then called two of the Chilian crew and they stood guard near the door, eacn armed with revolvers and a rifle. He then told me not to be alarmed but that if I •went out of the • cabin during Ma absence he would 'not bo responsible for what would happen, teliing me that If I attempted to give a sigu or jump overboard he would not be responsible for the result. About this time I noticed them lifting out of the hold four steel cannon, which they immediately placed in position on the upper deck, after which they were loaded in my presence. Returning a few minutes later the captain said: " 'I have spoken to the pilot, and instead of putting you off at Point Loma, In one of our own boats, we will meet a boat from the pilot Doat lying at Ballast point.' "He then led me out of- the cabin followed by his companions, each taking his revolver. On reaching the bridge I found on the deck below 100 Chilians, all armed to the teeth, and having repeating rifles, and most of them dressed in a uniform consisting of red caps and jackets. The captain gave a saucy laugh and said: ' "See, we have changed into a man-of-war.' "I looked at the- pilot and said: ' "Are you going to guide the ship out?' "The captuin spoke up and said: 'No'—exhibiting a revolver—'this is going to guide it.' "The pilot turned pale and said: 'I guess I am in for It.' "By this time we were Hearing the entrance to the harbor, and the captain gave orders to the orew to put over a ladder, also to the pilot to alow down. Escorting me to the ladder he said: " 'You must excuse me for putting you to this annoyance.' "After I was lowered over the side the Itata then passed out the bay, heading north. Making inquiries from the boatman I found that I was landed eight miles from San Diego, I protested vigorously to being made a prisoner during the passage of the vessel out of the harbor, and also to leaving the ship while In possession of the government But they paid no attention to my protest and kept me a prisoner until they arrived at the point where they intended to put me off. They were careful to say nothing in my hearing that would reveal 'any future actions, except the captain gave me his name and address. '"I will go directly to Valparaiso,'he said, 'and would like to have you write me there if you feel disposed.'" SAX FRANCISCO, May 6.—The United States steamer Charleston will sail for San Diego in pursuit of the Chilian ship Jtata. Secretary Tracy telegraphed special orders, and the Charleston left Mare island Thursday and anchored off San Francisco. In- •tead of taking its usual anchorage it went behind Goat island out of sight. Its ostensible purpose in coming down is to go outside'and try its guns. Officers and men have been, ordered to be en board at 8 o'clock-this evening. ASUIN&TON, May 8.—Four executive departments of the government are after the Chilian insurgent steamer Itata. It is understood that Secretary Tracy cabled Admiral McCann, in command of the squadron at Valparaiso, to detail the-San Francisco and tKe Bal t!mori to intercept the Itata wherever found-: '•"-•'., ... The escape of the Itata raises tho'im- portant questions' of -international law. The-.-'Alabama 'claims, which cost the British..government;: $20,000,000, arose in a similar manner, through the equipment of a confederate vessel in an English port and ;he supplying of men, guns and ammunition to her by British vessels. As the Itata has been seized by, ;he United States at San Diego she was ;echnically United States proper;v until discharged and is therefore liable to recapture on the ligh seas by a United States man- of-war or to confiscation if she ever enters a United States port. So far there is no charge of . against either the Itata or the Eobcrt and Minnie. TKey are charged with violation of the neutrality laws, which forbid the fitting- out in the United States of vessels to war upon a country with which the United States is at peace. Incidentally the legal determination of the force of this charge involves the question as to whether the Chilian insurgents are to be recognized by the United States—as they have been by Great Britain—as belligerents, and to the settlement of this question the state department officials are already applying themselves. VAJ.PAKAISO, May 8.—Much excitement was caused here Thursday by an attempt to assassinate the leading members of the cabinet. The person! engaged in the plot sought to take the lives of the ministers by means of a bomb, which was thrown at the intended victims in the street. - LONDON, May 8.—It has leaked out that considerable perturbation exists in the foreign office over the action of the United States in seizing a vessel of the Chilian insurgents. The insurrection from the first has been favored by Great Britain, and the British legation at Santiago has more than once extended valuable help to the rebels through, the agency of the British fleet. Under a tliia pretext of surrender to superior force English merchant vessels have kept insurgents in supplies, in return tor ample compensation, and the British government has presented no protest against such pretended and profitable seizures, Lord Salisbury even going so far as to advise the payment of duties exacted by the insurgents at the ports held by them, it being on these duties that the insurrection depends for sustenance. Therefore the vigorous action of the United States to prevent the revolutionists from' using American ports has caused consternation among the various British interests that have been supporting the rebellion. It is said that representatives of the congress party have gained powerful influences in their behalf in France by making promises to entertain the Dreyfus claim, which Balmaceda sternly rejected, when presented with the indorsement of the French government. INJURED BY FROST. Just Received FOLLMER, Ct-OCC AC MAKERS. Ari entire new line of Parasols and Silk ^Umbrellas, Prices range from 40 cents upwards; Also a lovely line of Blouses and Ladies Shirt Waists, at -/" Wheat, Corn, Fruit and Vegetables Suffer from the Cold \Vave. LOUISVILLE, Ky., May .S.—A summary of reports received from all 'Sections of this state, northern Tennessee and southern Indiana indicate the destruction by the frosts of Tuesday and Wednesday nights of nearly alT of. the garden vegetables except strawberries, which will probably still average half a crop with, favorable weather. Grapes are generally killed, but peaches and other fruits did not suffer greatly south of the Ohio river. In bottom lands along water courses and the lower valleys growing wheat and corn have" received more or less damage, while on uplands tobacco and other crops and. most forms' of' > vegetation escaped comparatively uninjured. At. numerous points ice was formed on Wednesday night, but, singularly, this did not appear to affect plants as unfavorably as might have been expected. The approach of higher temperatures and the prospect of showers will lend encouragement to fruit growers and market gardeners and without doubt eventually reduce the frost damages below present estimates, WELCOME TO IDAHO. Always Here With the largest stock, lowest prices, most reliable, best watch work done in the city. Try my rainbow pebble spectacles, the only perfect lens made. 41O Broadway. D. A, HAtTkv TUB" Jeweler "ana- Optician.-- -T" s S u r e • Death! President Harrinon and His Party Make a Stop at Boise City. BOISE CITY, Idaho, May 8.—Before dawn Boise City was awake to greet the presidential train. Shortly after 7 o'clock the train rolled into the depot amid the cheers of the great throng, the screaming of steam whistles and the boom of artillery. President Hamson, in response to repeated calls, appeared for a few minutes on the platform of the car and then retired to finish his breakfast, which had been interrupted by the welcome of the crowd. At 8 o'clock the party was taken in charge by the reception committee and escorted to their place in the procession, which took up the line of march to the state house. At the state house the president was formally welcomed to the newest of states by Gov. Norman B. Willey, and replied in his usual style. SIX FEET OF SNOW. To Cockroaches, Rats, Mice, and Bedbugs. FISHER'S LIGHTNING EXTERMINATOR. at Ben Fisher's Drug Store, 3.11. Fourth St;; a v,,r FACIAL BLEMISHES. Th« l»<-g«it eiUfcllihra.nl hi tho world tor thi trut- nuttof the ikU nndiul|» l Kx«ffl&,cioI*i, w*rli,iuin:r- i, p!mpl4i,wrink. tet, red note, i«4 f*ta», oily iktn, ftcBt, bl»ckh»dk. tarbirt'- Itch, K»rt, pitting, powd«r nurki, fmclni J#r*!opm«at t «lc. Coninlt*lion Fren, it offic* or by /•tier. 128-pagfl Book on ill Skin mdSculp Afldc- UODI and '.hair Treatment writ (»&l«d) for lOc. JOHN H. -WOODBUJftT, 1«5 "W. -1,2*1 St., A T .T. City. For Sale by^Ben Fisher, Druggist, Woodbury's Facial Soap For the Skin m»d SoUp. Prepared 07 » Dern»tologi>t -with 28 y«trr experience. Highly indorsed bjth>n«U- Cftl profession; nnoqaftled u » remMr lor eczema, »cAldhe»d, oilp ikta, wnpiM, ttmk worms, uRlr oomplenon, etc. JMlip»n»- &ble M i toilet Mtiole, mud »lara prmni- ife of mil diieMM of the «kiTiJjid»Mlp. -", • At DruKsiitt* or by mail, Prio« tfOo. Immense lirlftn In Colorado Threaten a Flood In the Rio Grande. . SANTA IXN. M., May 6.—Court officers who have returned from Tierra Amerillias" say that the half has not been told of the flood that must soon sweep down into th« Rio Grande. At Cumbresa Hill, 'Col., the snow is 8 feet deep »nd covers, the whole range for miles. '. All streams are running- bank full The Chama, Eio Brascos, ; Wolf --creelc and tributary -rivers'fares' Crushing streams... ^n the lower -Eio . Grande;;the. situation in the" flooded "districts is about the .same. • ' •' Manj Hor9ca Horned. : MANBON, la., May 8,—Carlson & Mil- bnra's wagonshop and G. Eaunsman'a livery have been destroyed by fire. Twenty-one horses, including three valuable stallions, perished in the flames. A Marshalltown buggy company lost eleven horses and a valuable 'stock of buggies. JOHNSTON BROS. "The Corner Drug Store." Johnston Bros, hare removed to the Cor. of 4th anfl Broadway,, (Strecker; Complete Line of . ' •*- • ' DRUGS ON HAND PRESCRIPTIONS CAREFULLY COMPOUNDED.

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