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Logansport Pharos-Tribune from Logansport, Indiana · Page 17

Logansport, Indiana
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Saturday, January 15, 1898
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THE LOGANSPORT PHAROS. 23D YEAR. SATGRDAY EVENING, JANUARY J5. JSO65. Our Great January Sales ARE NOW IN FULL SWING. Eager buyers have flocked around our Linen, Silk, Dress Goods and Muslin Underwear counters; where choice selections at sharp reductions have called them. We can't begin to tell you of the many attractions, which here awaits you. Come look for yourself, we'll assure you of a half hour well spent. Qur 18th. Annual Remnant and LINEN ©ALE Is proving the success we predicted-—They're different. 409 and 411 Bdwy. Through to Wall St. 306 Fourth. PATENT AND AUTOMATIC. Flours are the Purest and of Highest Grades on the Market rilVE THEM FITS. That's what you'll get if I make your clothes . making Fall Suits and Overcoats to order from $16 to $40.00 ............. . Q. tucker. 'T.ailor, 4th and Broadway. Can Suit You in Style and Prices. THOMPSON'S HERB TEA . . .FOR THE.. . Blood, Stomach Liver and Kidneys Composed of Roots, Herbs, Leaves and Barks. A GUARANTEED CURE ... FOR... Dysp.psia, Biliousness, Liver and Kidney [Complaints, Rheumatism, Neuralgia, Catarrh, Nervous Debility, Sick Headache, Loss of Appetite, Blotches, Pimples. Scr»lula, Erysipelas. Salt Rheum, Eczema, Weak Bsick, Fever and Agve and all other diseases arising from Impurities, of the Blood or Derangement of the Nervous System. Price 25 Cents, PREPARED BY THE THOMPSON HERB TEA CO. NEW YORK. ILLINOIS LEGISLATIVE DOINQS. What Has Been Accomplished Daring •XVinty-Nine Days of Extra. Session. Springfield, Ills., Jan. 15.—Yesterday the state legislature had been in extra session for thirty-nine days, and has passed just one important bill, the apportionment measure. The revenue situation is as follows: After several •weeks of informal discussion by the senate body as a whole and of labor by a sub-committee, to which the work of preparing the text was intrusted, a bill was perfected this week and, having now been introduced, will come up for formal consideration In the senate next Tuesday. This perfected senate bill was introduced ia the lower body by Representative Anderson. The house then settled down in committee of the whole to decide, not on the actual Is.ngruagc of the bill, but on the various ffiatures to be incorporated in it. A selection having been made of various provisions of the Anderson bill and o:f the Compton bill, and votes having b*en taken on the propositions on which the greatest differences of opinion ex- isited, the house in turn intrusted to a sub-committee the work of embodying in language what the house desires in the way of a revenue bill. This subcommittee has now practically completed its labors. Chairman Selby and Judge Sherman will, during the Sunday recess, closely scrutinize the bill to make sure that it does not run up against any constitutional limitations, and the measure will be introduced in the house on next Tuesday. No business was transacted in either house yesterday. ' LYNCHING DOESN'T NEED A "PLOT." Not In Missouri, Anyway—Bat » Mob I« Baffled All Right, Butte, Mont.. Jan. 15. — Joseph C. Johnson, the colored man for whom the Missouri authorities have been makini; such a hard flght, will not go back to that state to answer the charge of abducting- a white girl named Katie Nei!!, from Sweet Springs, near Kansas City. The supreme court granted him a hearing on a habeas corpus and sent the case before Judge Brantley, of. Deer Lodge county, who yesterday decided that the requisition papers were defective and ordered Johnson's release. The negroes made a hard fight to keep Johnson here, as they claimed to have had knowledge of a plot to lynch him on his arrival in Missouri. FOUR OF THE FIVE FOUND ALIVE. Only One Dead of Those Imprisoned in the Anaconda. Tunnel. Anaconda, Mor.t., Jan. 15.—At noon yesterday.»after forty hours of Imprisonment and anxiety, four of the five; men who were in the tunnel near this city that caved in near its entrance as the resialt of a dynamite explosion, crawled through a hastily constructed exit into the light of day. A tunnel had been driven through the debris that closed the entrance to the tunnel itself. Jack McLeod. one of the five imprisoned men, had died several hours before from the effects of the powder fumes, •which troubled all of them for about twelve hours. Succeeded in Vroscribing Carson. Mascoutah, Ills., Jan. 15.—The coal miners' ;5trike inaugurated at the Alma mines a week ago on account of the appointment of James Carson, tie deposed state president .of the Miners' union, ail mine superintendent, nas been settled and the inen have returned to •work. The miners gained their point, which was the retirement of Carson, who they charged Trith treachery to the union. Belter* They Hare Doerfit£*s SI*y«v Belleville, His., Jan. 15. — Detectivi: Henry Wasem and a special detectivis from St Louia have arrived here with a prisoner, the alleged murderer of old jaan John Doering-, ST., who was foumi with his skoH crashed and his throat •ut Jrarn «mx t» ear on New His Nomination as Supreme Court Justice Postponed for One Week. DELAY 13 SEOTJ1ED BY A1LE3T, Who Wants the Allegations Ag-alnst the Nominee's Attainments as a cTurist Investigated—Hoar and White Denounce the American ProtecUves for Their Opposition to tlieCalifomian—President Sends Conjrrciis Canada's Sealing BILL Washington, Jan. 15.—Almost the entire four hours of the executive session of the senate yesterday were devoted to tha indirect consideration of the nomination of Jeesph McKenna, now attorney general, to be associate justice of the supreme court. The discussion was the result of an effort on the part of Alen of Nebraska (Populist) to secure a ATTORNEY GENERAL M' postponement for two weeks. In the end a compromise was reached deterring consideration until a week from yesterday on the condition that the Nebraska senator should agree to allow a vote to be taken on that dayv The Hawaiian treaty was not touched upon during the session. The debate upon McKenna's nomination was precipitated by Hoar, chairman of the committee on judiciary, who called up the nomination In accordance with his notice of Thursday and asked for immediate action. In doing this Hoar spoke briefly of the opposition to McKenna, saying that the judiciary committee had investigated most of the charges made and had reached the conclusion that they were without foundation. "Kales Out A. P. A. Objections. He said that the gr.ga.ter number of charges »had been made for the members of the American Protective Association, and as they had been founded solely upon the fact that McKenna was a Roman Catholic in religion they had not been deemed worthy of serious consideration. Hoar dwelt at some length upon this point, excofiating any men who wonld attempt to inject a question of religion into a. controversy over a man's fitness for office. He said that such an effort was entire un-American and unpatriotic, and should not tor a moment receive the consideration f fair-minded men. White of California also spoke of the effort of the A. P. A. to interfere with the course of the senate in giving prop- ?r attention to a,question the determination of which should depend upon considerations of fitness and justice as between man and-, man rather than upon an appeal to bigotry, prejudice and a. raise claim to patriotism." IVli 1 to Attacks the Organization. He spoke of the A, P. A. as fools who could not be properly characterized in the senate. He had no patience, he said, with men who held the opinion that Roman Catholics must necessarily consult the pope or some other high functionary of the Jlloman Catholic :hurch in every important transaction of their lives, and added that he was •convinced that the American senate would not be influenced for a moment by such representations as an order of the character of . the A. P. A. would nke. McKenna's confirmation should depend entirely upon different considerations. As for himself, while he did .lot contend that McKenna was a giant in his legal attainments, still he be- ved him to be an honorable man, a i-ompetent lawyer and a just Jurist, and le should support his confirmation. Allen Presents His Objections. It was here that Allen interposed an Ejection to immediate action. He •rilled attention to the importance of Lhe office to which McKeana had been named, saying it was a place which he tvould occupy probably during the remainder of his life. He agreed with Hoar and White as to the A. P. A., but there were still other charges which were to his mind more serious, and to prove that such was the case he rea4 at length from letters and newspapers attacking- MeKenna's record as an attorney and jurist on the ground of want of legal attairiments. The greater part of Alien's speech was devoted to reading these documents. He called especial attention to an attack made by the bar of the Pacific coast, which he said was deserving- of more scrutiny than had been given it. SEAL AWABD SENT TO COXGKESS. Total Bill to Par Is $473,131.26 and the Payment Is Urgent. Washington, Jan, 15.—The president yesterday submitted to congress the awards and report of the commision ippointed under the, terms of the treaty of 1SS6 to adjust the claims of British subjects for losses sustained through the seizure of their sealing vessels in Bearing sea. In his letter of trans- niittal the president says: "The report of the secretary of state presents a clear epitome of the, award, and. renders unnecessary any extended observations on my part further th;m to say that I cordially coincide with the recommendation and that our treaty obligations demand prompt and favorable action by congress, which I urgently hope may be taken, to the end that these long pending questions'may be finally and satisfactorily terminated. The total amount necessary to satisfy the award of the commissioners is $473,- 351.2S, which I recommend be ippro- priated." Secretary Sherman's report sets out the appointment of the commissioners to adjust the claims and submits a. list of the awards made showing in detail the amount allowed on account of each of twenty-one vessels. There were also allowed fourteen personal claims. The principal of the claims for vessels allowed amounts to $264,188.91, and interest on this sum is allowed to the amount of $149,790.36, making the total allowed $413,979,27. The personal claims with interest swell this total to $463,454.27. Then the correspondence shows that a further allowance was made on account of the Black Diamond and on the claim of James Gaudia, mate of the Ada. two claims which had been originally thrown out by the commissioners on the ground of lack of jurisdiction, but which were afterwards admitted to consideration on the joint application of Secretary Olney and Sir Julian Pauncefote. The admission of these two claims raised the total of the claims and interest allowed to 'the sum mentioned by the president, namly $473,151.26. Secretary Sherman makes the point in his letter that the treaty under which the awards were made requires that the appropriation shall be made to pay them within six monnhs after the ascertainment of their amount, MRS. SI'KINLEY DINES OUT. Sue «nd the President tlie Guest of the Vice President i»nd Wife. Washington, Jan. 15.—The vice president and Mrs. Hobart entertained the president and Mrs. McKinley last evening at a beautifully appointed dinner of twenty covers. The drawing rooms and library of the vice president's mansion, the former home of Senator Cameron, were fragrant with roses, while the tables at which the guests were seated were superbly decorated with bridesmaid roses, and lighted with tiny wax tapers under silver and white shades. Mrs. Hobart's gown was of pearl gray brocade, trirr.mad with rare old laces with which she wore ornaments of pearls and diamonds. This was Mrs. McKinley's first appearance as a dinner guest in Washington since the inauguration, and was consequently awaited with great interest. She wore a very rich toilet of blue satin with diamond ornaments. The other guests present were Secretary and Mrs. Sherman, Secretary and Mrs. Gage, Mrs. Alger, Attorney General and Mrs. McKenna, Postmaster General and Mrs. Gary, Mrs. Long, Secretary and Mrs. Bliss, Secretary Wilson, Mrs. Saa- ford (the guest of the house) and Senator Sewell, of New Jersey. House Staves Ofl'a Cuban Talk. Washington, Jan. 15.—It was the Intention of the house managers to proceed with the diplomatic and consular appropriation bill yesterday, but owing to the excited condition of affairs In this country over the Havana ementes and the wildly exaggerated reports afloat they decided to avoid the possibility of opening up a Cuban debate by relinquishing tie day to the committee on claims in charge of bills on the private calendar. Before this order was entered upon the 1 ' agricultural bill was passed. Mostv.iof the day was consumed in a filibuster against a bill to pay the publishing house of the Methodist Episcopal church south, at Nashville, Tenn., $288,000 for the seizure and use of the property of tha.t corporation during the war. The opposition consumed the time until 5 o'clock, when the house adjourned. Framing an Anti-Scalplnc Bill. Washington, Jan. 15.—The house committee on interstate and foreign commerce had the anti-scalping bill under discussion yesterday. Two important amendments were adopted. One Imposes a penalty on x-aiiroads refusing'to redeem utilised portions of tickets. This provision is lacking in the original bBl, and the railroad interests that hay* teen represented fav«r it as an earnest of good faith. An amendment also was adopted providing that passengers applying- for redemption of tickets should not be given the benefit of the through tariff but of only the regular rates to the point where the journey ceased. What Was Done in the 5!enat«. Washington, Jan. 15. — The senate spent most of yesterday in executive session discussing the nomination (without action) of Judge McKenna to be a justice of the supre'me court. Outside of that Hoar offered an amendment to tlieconstilution making inauguration day April SO from and including April 30, 1901: Quay offered a resolution appropriating $25,000 for the capture and Dunishmirnt of the brutes who burned -.1 the stake two Semino^ Indians. A •^solution was agreed to calling for •statistics on sugar'production, etc. Ad- --ourned to Monday. Tiro olen Killed at Iron-wood. Ashland, Wis., Jan. 15.—Guiseppe Aimone and Lawrence Chiara were accidentally killed yesterday at the Iron King mountain at Ironwood. While riding up a. shaft in a skip several drills in the skip caught In the sides of the shaft, upturning the skip. The men in the skip managed to hang on, but Aimone and Chiara, who were hanging on the ropes below were shaken off, and they fell to the bottom, several hundred let. t.-wrrmtfr 3IH1 Destroyed l»y Fil*, Eland Junction, Wis., Jan. 15.—The Iuml>er mill of the Ingersoll Land arid Lumber company, located three miles from here, was burned, loss, J70,000. The Ingersoll Land and Lumber company is a Henry Sherry corporation, and the mill has not been, run since Mr. Sheixy made an assignment. It Is thought the fire was of incendiary origiin, probably the work ot tramp*. The Policy Advocated by Champions of the White Metal at Washington. jonrr MANIFESTO TO COME our Signed by Men Representing the Three CUlet Silrer Org-anizatious, Asking th» Mcmbera to Work for Union in the C*us« of Free (Toinace—Feeling Among AU til* Silver KJementa Strong for Common Action— Mi ddle-of-tlie-Boad Populist*. Washington, Jan. 15,—As the result of conferences held within the last few days between the silver leaders of various parties it is understood Chairman Jones, of the Democratic national committee: Chairman Butler, of the Populist national committee, and Chairman Towne, of (he Silver Republican national committee, will issue a Joint manifesto the early part of next week with a view to securing common action by the three organizations in the political contest of 1S9S. The draft of the document is now in the courseof preparation. It will appeal to all those interested in the cause of silver to work in union and avoid rival organization* by which their common strength will be dissipated. Silver Men Talking Up Joint Action. The talks on organization by the silver men continued yesterday, but they did not take the shape of a formal conference. Chairman Towne had returned from the contest at Columbus, where he asisted in the opposition to Hanna, He was about the house of representatives talking with Representative Bland and other silver exponents yesterday. The feeling developed was. generally in favor of common action among all the silver elements. Jones, Butler and Towne will confer further during the next few days, and the address will then be rcade public. On the ISth inst. the American Bimetallic Union, of which General Warner, of Ohio, is president, holds Its meeting- here, and this is escpected to give further cohesion to the joint silver movement. ECHOES OP THE OHIO CONTEST. Telegram Major McKinley Got from Allen O, Myers—Remarks by Kurtz. Columbus, O.. Jan. 35.—The following: extraordinary telegram has been sent to President McKinley by Allen O. Myers, the Democratic leadsr who was prominent in the fglu to defeat Hanna for senator: "Your telegram to Hanna anii his telegram to you are twin insult to every honest man in the XJnit- ed States and an outrage on decency. Nero fiddled while Rome burned. You prayed while Dick and Hanna bought a seat in the United States senate—a fact that will be thoroughly proved. People who have pitied you aS a dupe will nowdenounce you as a full, but not a silent, partner of this firm of conspirators against the great mass oit the people. The hour of judgment is at hand." Columbus, 0.. Jan. 15.—C. L. Kurtz, leader of the "combine" against Senator Hanna, is quoted, in an interview as saying in reply to the .threat to remove him from the Republican national committee: "I *a? we'jtsd by the Ohio delegation, and no one else has the power to remove me. Mr. K. M. naugherty is loud in his accusations against me. He calls me a traitor. I remember thai: five years ago Mr. Daugherty was elucted to the legislature as a Foraker man and then voted for Sherman." Daugherty In an interview denies that promised to . vote for Fo raker five years ago,. He says that he voted for the so-called Fork"ker candidate for speaker ot the house at that time, but he was not pledged to Foraker. FOPPI.IST SECEDEKS FINISH WOBK. Set in Motion Their Beferendum M to • Presidential Convention. St. Louis, Jan. 15.—The Populists concluded their work in this city yesterday by giving out the details of setting in motion their novel plan to taking a. referendum vote of the rank and file of their party. The questions submitted are: "What date is your choiceforhold- ing a national convention for the nomination of presidential candidates—Monday, July 4, 1SSS; Friday, May 26, 1899. or Thursday, Feb. 22, 1900?" The ballots are similar to the Australian ticket, and will be polled by the loca} committees and Populist press. Milton Park, of Texas, chairman of the national organization committee, and George F. Washburn, of Massachusetts, members of the national executive committee, were among the last to leave the city. Both men are highly pleased -with the Brosnect of a uniflcgjipn at .their (Continued on Fomtfc Royal nuke* the food pore.

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