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Logansport Pharos-Tribune from Logansport, Indiana · Page 22

Logansport, Indiana
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Saturday, January 15, 1898
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HDIUL TRHT1HT ON nill M I To Any Reliable Man. ..UTTO.^. _,,,,..-n<:« and one .o ( %. pe^L»."L b , 0h r^Sr< a< Wm IU urn coorwted •worlc, Ac. tor&tion or -~ offer 1» COW-WIGHT. 189?- BY c .P. PUTNAM'S MILEAGE BOOKS. Modified Features of The New Interchangeable Mileage Ticket. -Mr E.A. Ford, GenertKPMsenger Agent of ^Pennsylvania an-i Vandalises Bonds Sit the following- information regarding features of the Central Passenger interchangeable one thousand «iniT>T 7—Fifteen years before the HH •Hi criminal. BAKING Instead of bread 'twas lead she said, . Till the privilege was allowed her, To make, and bake, and take the cake With Cleveland's baking- powder. THR First National Bank rule ts to etenlnB the mllMW S the exchange tlctort. Under the new ru e the owner of an mterchangeable mileage tloket mar at bis convenience and leisure •atohto name upon the tack of the widest 2rt o "he mileage .trip clo.e to the last pre- ^ingdetatchment.but It must be sign d trtlb an indelible pencil c r'.witb Ink. or it wdl Tot be honored), and;can leave his ticket thus .Wd with the Agent upon hi. arrival at a swSon. or send it to b>m by a messenger or y tnTnotol porter, or m some other way and upon his return to the station' flnB hta .ex- cnwgo ticket ready and his baggage checked , proved he has made such an advance , a,r- ranrenent. Therefore there need be no more £?aV at the station or on the train in the u e of the new than there was In using the _ old form of mileage tick* which latter »rm was good only over the system of roads, while the "interchangeable" is good over forty. The old form of etohange ticket is «1M for oontinuouspassageonlyonacertain trained e.' while the new or modiSed form wW be on any train, (except the -Limited"), on -tte date oE issue or the day following. n^ form has been simplified to render easy of issue and to better accommodate fraTeIe r8 .andthe hindrances which acoom. panled the old form will therefore be. in the early future, entirely obliberated. Interline tickets from points on one Ra.lway to points on another, via through car lines and via junctions where connections are closeand there are no transfers, are betag prepared as fastaar.os.ible. These tie**, will be ««ed in exchange for coupons from the ^tercnange- « Me mileage ticfcet,and baggage will be check- ^ftrougl! « convenience which could not be enjoyed by the use of the old;form of mileage t" f • LUV modifications a.bove alluded to have teen approved by the ttilean Ticket Bureau of the Ceniral PussensDr Association, and will be in effect on or before December 1st or lust as soon as the now forms of exchange and interline ticke.s ran be printed and distributed among the thousands of agencies of the forty SteMtraOw«vcomtanI« over whose lines the ticket* are bonon-d. and some Agenwof the Pennsylvania Lines have been already gupplied with them, lit is believed that these amendments to a plan which Is ready successful and popular, will place the new interchangeable mileage ticfcci beyond the reach of reasonable criticism. liver REGULATOR WILL CURE . .. ALL COFIPLAINTS AND D1I5- EA5E5 OP THB Liver, Kidney AND Urinary Organs Biliousness, Jaundice, Headache, Constipation, Pains In the Side or Back. Sour Stomach, Dyspepsia, Liver Complaint, Catarrh of the Bladder, Irritation or Inflsimmatlon of the Bladder, Female Weakness, Gravel, Diabetes, Dropsy, Brict Dust Deposits, in feet all diseases arising from Liver or Kidney disorders. Price, $1.00 ; As clearly as though they spoke. I cannot trace the dog's movements, for his marks are all over the lawn, but at one point on my diagram you will observe that No, 8's feet show a great many imprints in one place. Here he was stopped by the dog, whose footmarks are iiumerousi at the point indicated. Their exaggerated shape, too, shows clearly that the dog jumped upon the man, and that in falling back upon his haunches the miirlc of his whole leg was made. Again, from this point toward the gate I nots that the stride of the man increased. This means that he ran away. You followed the other two What did yon discover?" "I gave you my drawings, and you have them shown quite accurately. No, 2 made by a woman, commences, as you know at the steps of the dining room piazza and leads to the summer house. From there I traced it ever to the river where I found a boat landing. Thence she returned to the steps again. No. 1 a man's, commences at the river bank about 200 feet south of the landing and leads directly to the steps. Thence i follows around the house and on through the main gate. Outside, un fortunately, our party this mornirji made so many footprints that I conli not follow No. 1." "Did yon cross the river, Tom? "No, but there is a boat there, and meant'to suggest that we go'over to eether I tbiuk we will find evidence c the other side that my lady crossed last night. Why else should she bave gone to tbe boat?" "Certainly; we will go at once, but first I have something more to communicate. Your theory was that tbe shot was nred from without and by a woman and you inclined to tbe belief that you knew the identity of that woman. What, then, do you think of this?" He handed Burrows a beautiful silver mounted revolver, in tbe chambers of which were four loaded cartridges and one empty cartridge. Tbe weapon had apparently been recently fired. Burrows looked at it a moment in amazement and then asked: "Where did you iind this?" "Outside of tbe summer bouse, lying in the snow, just where I claim that the woman stopped,, Now you see what I meant when J said I conld guess why she did so. But you have not seen all yet. There is a name on it. Bead." Burrows examined tbe butt more attentively, and there saw a piece of plate let into tbe stock, and neatly engraved thereon tbe name, " 'Alice Marvel.'' "Mr. Barnes, what do you make of that?" "I think that some one bad that pistol last night and fired it. From otber evidence that I bave I should say it is a circumstantial probability tbat Miss Marvel herself was here last night and fired her pistol." "This is tbe second time you bave •ased that phrase, 'circumstantial probability.' Won't you explain it?" "Certainly. We are considering a case purely on circumstantial evidence. I bave all my life made a specialty of scch, and I divide it into three grades, according to tbe logical deduction which it indicates. Tbe first of these I call a 'circumstantial possibility.' For example, bad tbe wound in this case been differently located it might bave been a 'circumstantial possibility' that it was a suicide. Second, we have a 'circumstantial probability' sucb as I bave here and will explain. Third, tbe 'circumstantial proof where tbe attendant factsjJeave absolutely no room for doubBm in my experience a rare thing." "I understand. Now will you tell me why you think it a circumstantial probability that Miss Marvel was here and fired the pistol?" "From the facts which I bave already given you I sbould say it was a question whether she was bere or whether some one else had her pistol. But 1 found another pistol.'' "The deuce you did!" "And this one," producing a duplicate of the one already shown, "also has a name—Harry Lucas. Now follow my argument Squire Olney told us that II these two young people are sweethearts. i The tracks indicsite tbat a woman play- : ed the spy on a nan wbo came to meet another woman. The weapons bear the names of a man and his sweetheart Is it not plain? Miss Marvel came to hear what the other girl had to say to her lover, and he to 'her.'' • "You are right," said Borrows er- citedly, "and is it not equally evident that the second woman is Miss Lewis? Remember, the meeting was in her own grounds." "I am more inclined to thint so than at first, thoush I do no* commit myse* yet But there is anofber matter worth considering. I found Lucas' weapon in tbe snow at tbe point where I claim be was attacked by tbe dog. There is also a little blood stain"— "Ah I see, yon argue that he drew bis pistol and fired at tbe dog, and so account for tbe empty shell there.' "Yes But tbe blood stain is impor- ant I think tbat came from a wound made by tbe dog's teeth. As tbe discol- ration is visible, although somewhat overed I believe tbe snow stopped bortly after. Thus I reckon that he eft about 9 o'clock. The woman left after tbe snow bad ceased." - You tbink Lucas shot at the dog and dropped bis pistol in the scrimmage. Do you think Miss Marvel shot at tbe dog also?" "Tbat we must find out. I have shown you tbe probability of tbe case, ending with the idea tbat both of these pistols were fired at tbe dog. But there s another aspect which you must not neglect, and that is the 'circumstantial possibility.' Remember tbat both; Lucas and this girl, according to the squire's story, bad threatened the dead man They both came here armed, an .Now/TOm, i will give yon a cnance to do some work alone. That girl has gone to mail her letter. The nearest postoffice is in the vicinity of the bridse and in u private house. See; she is go° that direction. By the road it is rcre than a mile. By the river yoa «m readily reach there first, as it is shorter Row i hard as you can and h.de iieai the postoffice. If she enters, wait til She conies out alld then go in aud learn the address on the letter. You will tiid It is estimated that there are 000.000 guns in the world. British postal correspondence with the United States last year -was 41,000,000 letters, etc., against only 6a,- 000 000 with Europe. It may not be generally known that the original idea of the Chinaman s pigtail was that it formed a conve- CAPITAL $250,000 A. J. MUKDOCK, PSESIBKNT, W. W. ROSS, CASHIBB, J. P. BROOKMEYEH, Assr. CABHUOL DIRECTORS: A.J.Murdook.W. B. rjhl.a.8. Rtoe,B.F, Y&nCU. w. T. Wllfion. Banking in all its Department* promptly and earerully done. Safety to Customer* and »tookttoiow nosght for. Strong Keaerve Fund Maintained. nnusTuil thing for a woman at all events. Suppose tbat Lucas saw Lewis through tbe window and shot at him. Tbe noise may have attracted the dog, and tbus tbat contest may have occurred after the discharge of the weapon, instead of before. Further, suppose that, seeing tbat her lover bad left, tbe girl had also taken aim at the same target. One shot may have made tbe hole in the ceiling, and tbe other may bave reached the-mark." . "Why, tbis becomes more complicated every minute. What about tbe pistol in Miss Lewis' room?" "Ah! Tbat is the problem. But, come; we will go across tbe river." Thereupon they proceeded to the boat landing, marked L in the diagram, and crossed in a light rowboat, which they found fastened at that place. On tbe other bank they found a continuation of the footprints marked No. 2. These led to tbe "base of a gigantic maple (R), around whicb a seat of boards had been arranged. Mr. Barnes examined tbe spot critically and finally said: "I guess it was Miss Lewis after all. =ee tbis tree is covered with carved monograms of her initials and Marvel's. Evidently tbis has been a trysting place for that pair of lovers. Here is another evidence tbat the snow stopped shortly after tbe meeting at the summer bouse, for wbereas she came bere directly, her footprints on tbis side of tbe river are quite distinct, showing that tbe snow ceased during her trip over to this place." . "Sbe met a man bere too. See bis footprints. Could it have been the lover this time—I mean Marvel?" "Possibly. But let us see if \re can trace bim to where he crossed^tbe nver, if-indeed it was he wbo did," They followed the tracks, but; they entered the woods just back of tbe maple and were lost. However, a diihgent search along the river bank discovered a track which emerged from the wood and approached the river. They got into the boat, rowed across to a point opposite and found there the beginning of the track on tbat side marked in tbe diagram No. 1. "Tbe directness of this trail from this point to the house," said Mr. Barnes, "is circumstantial proof tha, the man crossed tbe river with the in tention of visiting tbat place.. |o: what? Whether be was or was not Ln cas be had already bad an interview with Miss Lewis, and therefore ins v:isit was scarcely to her." "How conld it be Lucas?" "Supposing be intended to kill Lowis after being interrupted by the dog could be not have gone around by these woods and returned later to complete his work? It is barely possible tbat the whole thing was planned, that tbe in terview at the summer house was a pre llminary, and that Miss Lewis went t the maple, where she was later joine- by Lucas, who told her tbe result of hi first attempt and arranged the second.' "How could he know that be ha failed in his first shot?" "I don't like to follow this line of thought much, as it is all guesswork. Still, it is one of the possibilities, and in case it turns out wrong will teach you bow easy it is to misconstrue circumstantial evidence. To continue it, suppose tbat at tbe meeting over the river Miss Lewis and Lucas determined to finish what they bad begun. The object would be tbat by killing old Lewis the prosecution of Marvel wonid c«:ase, the complainant being dead. Miss I«w- is undertakes to furnish a weapon because he had lost bis. She owns ono, as the squire has explained. Therefore Lucas enters tbe house through the side door, and from tbe dining room has access to the girl's bedroom, where she gives him a pistol; thence he easily enters the parlor. Snch an arrangement of events would readily account fcir her destroying the evidence tbat her weapon bad been used. But don't lay too much stress on all this, for, as I said, it is purely guesswork. There is a fla.w in it too. Why did Miss Lewis leavo her coadjutor on the wrong side of the river when they separated, and thus fern* him to wade a stream of water da a cold night?" "Tbat may be discovered; later. Jack; there, she is, laa-rlng the house. which we want. I will wait for you at the bouse unless something should turn up to make me change my plaus. Burrows was already in tbe bout and started us scon us these last words were uttered. Mr. Barnes waited till tbe gir was out of sight and then returned quickly to the house. He went straight to Virginia's room and over to the writing cabinet in which she had placed the pistol To obtain this he meant to break the lock if necessary. Greatly to Ins surprise, he found the key iu th« lock He opened the drawer, but did not hud tbereiu the object of his search. Looking around tbe room, he was startled to find the pistol lying on the bed. he picked it up and noted tbat it was o. the same pattern as the other two which he already bad and, like them, bore a plate with its owner's name, in this instance, "Virginia Lewis." Is my last guess correct, thought Mr Barnes, "and did that youiig girl instigate and assist at a murder? Wuy, what is tbis? This weapon has an empty cartridge in it." He examined it closely and gently raised tbe hammer By heaven, she has replaced a shell for che one which she removed. I see it all. She wishes to get the best of me m some way. She knows that I picked up tbe -hell which she bad drawn and tbeie would no longer be anything gained by reloading the pistol, vvhy. she has even taken tbe precaution to so place the cartridge that the hammer rests in the little indentation made m the rim when fired, and there, on tbe desk is a little boi of empty shells. Evidently if I showed the one winch I have she would laugh and show a bos full However, I still have the brnsn with whicb she cleaned the barrel. But I am wasting time. This girl will outwit Burrows. I must go after her myself " When passing through the dining room, be bad noticed behind the door several hocks on which hung some clothing. Hastening there, he found bese to consist of two suits of overalls, •ucb as farm bauds use when at work nd evidently left there when tbe own- rs bad last taken them off at a mea,- ime In New England tbe farmers and heir help often eat together. Mr. Barnes quickly donned oae suit of these nd taking some whiskers from bis ocket. was soon sufficiently disguised. 3aving finished these arrangements, be eft the bouse and hurried toward tbe Wadley's Falls postoffice. found AND •~~~ [TO BE CONTINUED.] Fvollne tbf Old SoKHen. Louisville Times: The Ohio law, which requires that honorably .discharged soldiere shall be given offices, has been declared unconstitutional by the eupreme court of the state. It was mighty easy for the republican legislature to pass an act to catch a vote and frame it after a. fashion, to compel the courts to hold it invalid. Another Chapter of an Od Story•Wheeling Register: Certain large caniet factories in the east have su&- nendtd What! with this prosperity and Dingleyism to boot? This reminds us that the Increased tariff on carpet wools is given as one reason for the TuVpension of these mills. Thus doe. jjtngleyism taka ?are of American bor. The sugar trust and the coffee trust have composed their differences, and the fight which has resulted in lowering the price of the two commodities Is to be called off. As a natural re- ult it is announced that the pnce of coffee will at once be pet up, and sugar will keep it company. In other words, the two trusts, having spent some money fighting each other, will now proceed harmoniously to make the public foot the bills. The case Is one which proves that the adage about honest men getting their dues when thieves fall out is not of umvarsal ap- plicaitinn. sansas <Sty Star. Jamaica wants, reciprocity iritis the United States, ana there are many others. In fact, there Is not a civilized natioa on the glohe •with anything to sell or needs to supply that would not trade "with United States if its government did not countenance the incredibly stupid policy o. trying to Keep ont customers for its surplus products. Well! Well'- Here is Governor Hastings, a Pennsylvania protectionist, telling th« national grange that the lanners "have an Inherent right to sell la the best market and to parchas* i» tke cheapiist market" Then why •nould tie 1*^ depriT* ta*n of tals tmAereat carious belief is still to among tbe natives. As soot. AS Christ is ours, we cea^e to be our own. A little man's happiness consists in magnifying himself. It takes both grace and grit to bear disappointment well. To profess Christ is a challenge to tbe world, not a defense. When a man makes a fool of himself he generally does the job well. Your ideal may easily become your idol, unless your ideal is Christ When a man begins to move others, he is generally called a "crank." As a matter of fact, nobody believes in a hell except for his neighbor. Vice either hides or draws its sword as soon as virtue shows her face. Whoever kicks over a lie, will find a big brood of others hiding under it. We must have both wisdom and iknowledga to get much benefit out «t i K IlTman would live to a ripe old ago | ail he has tc do is to keep right on ! hvtng. ' If some women were to cast their bread upon the waters it would obstruct navigation. If a. woman would always write the postscript first it would save her the trouble of writing tbe letter. If men were built like pianos there would be more square and upright people in this wicked world. If you can't solve the problem of life go to your druggist. He can always tell you some kind of a solution. If a man has tbe right stuff in him It Is bound to come out. That's what makes some men's noses so red. If you -7/ould write a successful novel select for the hero a man with a future and for the heroine a woman with a past. i Longfellow's iaudwriting was f bold, frank back hand. j Charlotte Bronte's handwriting ap- j pea.red to have been traced with a i needle. ; Thackeray's penmanship was mar. velously neat, but so small tbat u could not always be read with comfort by any but microscopic eyes. Napoleon's handwriting was not only illegible; it is said tbat his letters from Germany to Josephine were at first taken lor rough maps of the seat of war. Capt. Man-vat's handwriting was so fine that whenever the copyist rested from his labors he was obliged to stick a pin where he left off, in order to find the place again. Among the authors of the past, Of»y, Moore, Leigh Hunt, Walter Scott and Buchanan Read possessed a pleasing, running hand wbich failed to nxpress ly decided individuality. Carlylo reconstructed with pen and gs.ll what his mind and eyes had seen and in tba patient but crabbed and oddly emphasized handwriting much ol his temperament may be read. A reckless compositor one day went to Jules Janin and besought him to decipher some pages of his own manuscript. The great man replied that he would rather rewrite than attempt to read over again what he had once ^Little' Charlie and his twin broker Eddie were saying their prayers the other evening, just before retiring. After they had finished Charlie exclaimed: "Mamma, I don't want Eddie to say his prayers when I do." ' <w ^ y not, Charlie?" asked his mother. Because," he replied, "how do you 'spect God can hear us both at the same time?" Bobbie had been to church and was very much impressed by the ministers 9 aying that man was made of dust, "Mamma," he exclaimed, after a thoughtful silence, "waa I made or dust, too?" "Yes, Bobby," she replied. •"Well" said the youngster, "T. dont see how it happened. 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