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pspjpgpw?!^^ ^•'"•'•" ; ^^^ at VOL. XX. LOGANSPORT, INDIANA. THURSDAY MORNING, MAY 2, 1895. NO-104. Our Next Sale Attraction! Is a Drawing Card. A necessity at present with the advantage of bargain prices. Only the best makes .. are handled here. Only the lowest prices are tolerated. Here'* the range of prices Many that we cannot quote. Down very low. LABOE UNEASY. Socialistic Demonstrations at Chicago, London and Vienna. A sun and rain umbrella, Acacia handle, steel ferrule, Paragon frame,a gloria silk, very neat 880 The same in imitation Aoacia handle ™Cc A handsome umbrella Ivory handle, Paragon frame, No. 1 gloria, double seams only $1.35 Wo are showing a handsome line of Mourning, Ivory Handles, Dresden Handlei, Jewel Handles, Changeable Silks, Natural Wood Handles, etc. All at sale prloes. Pf\Rf\SOLS. We call particular attention to a Parasols controlled by us. A Court Royal Pique Parasol in 59 designs. Very hand- Strikes in Various Parts of This Country Indicate a Very Unsettled Condition. some.. A beautiful line of silk parasols ID all colors with fancy wooden handles, at $2, $1.00 and Besides those we are showing some very handsome effects in Novelties from $3 to $15, We invite your inspection. .$1.25 $1.40 High 1895 SPRING 1895 <• We take Pleasure in Announcing the Arrival of Our Spring Suitings! And we feel justly proud ia the success of our untiring efforts which enable us to chow you 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! iIf you want to dress your little ones in Up- To-Date Clothingjsee my line of Combination, Reefer, Junior and Jersey Suits. They have never been equaled in Logansport. JOS. G. GRACE. 426 BROADWAY, CHICAGO, May 1.—A May day parade under the auspices of the Socialistic Federation of Chicago and the Central Labor union 'took place here Wednesday afternoon. About 2,000 men . were in line. After marching through the down-town streets they proceeded to Turner hall, where speeches were delivered by T. J. Morgan and Richard Braunschweig, after which there were prize turning and singing and dancing contests. Both the Trade and Labor assembly and the Building Trades council declinedito participate in the demonstrations on the ground that they recognized September 1 as labor's legal holiday. Wednesday's celebration. 5s in support of the international struggle for eight hours on the part of tbe working people, especially in England and Germany. London Socialists 1'urude. LONDON, May 1.—There was a great outpouring of the unemployed under the auspices of tho International Socialists' union, the independent labor party and a large number-of trade organizations, in celebration of labor's holiday. The demonstration was purely a socialist affair and distinct from the annual May day demonstration of the London Trades council, the latter taking place on Sunday next, The procession formed upon the Thames embankment and marched to Uyde park, where five platforms had been erected. About these were gathered 50,000 wage-earners. Addresses were delivered by representative socialists and members of the independent party, declaring that the abolition of capitalism and the establishment of socialism were the ultimate ends of the political and social reforms toward which the masses were now striving. Want [TnivergM Suffrage. VIENNA, May 1.—Eighty thousand workingmcn assembled in. Parliament square' at 3 o'clock Wednesday afternoon and demanded universal suffrage. The shouting of tho demands was almost deafening, but otherwise the vast crowd was. orderly. After leaving the square 1& crowd marched in procession through the streets. When the procession passed the university the students cheered for socialism and tho workingmen replied with cheers for science. A fight occurred at the gas works Wednesday forenoon, growing out of the attempts of the holiday makers to compel the employes in the gas works to quit work and join them. One man was seriously hurt. Six of the ringleaders of the rioters were arrested. Other outbreaks occurred in various parts of the city during the day, resulting in a large number of arrests, but no one was seriously hurt. What Berlin HoclallHM \Viint. BEULTN, May 1.—The Vorwaerts (socialist) suys that a committee of the Berlin trades union commission has presented a resolution to the unions in connection with May day, demanding a legal working day of eight 1 hours; the abolition of child labor and the protection of female labor, and protesting against the anti-revolution bill. Hie Weavers' Strike Threatened. PHOVIDENCE, R'.' I., May 1.—The weavers of the Weybosset mills, Olneyville, went out at noon Wednesday. Manton mill weavers refused to work in the morning, and it is expected that the Riverside weavers will come out at any minute. A general strike in all the mills affecting fully 7,000 operatives is likely to be on before the day is over. St. Louis Hod-Carriers Strike. ST. Louis, May 1.—As a result of the strike of the Hod-Carriers' union, 1,000 brick yard workmen went on a strike at noon Wednesday for higher wages and a nine-hour work day. The employers insist that they will not concede the demand of the employes and it is expected that at least 3,000 men. will be idle by night. Ohio Mlnen Oat. COLUMBUS, O., May 1.—The coal miners throughout the Hocking valley are all out, having performed their last work until the scale is settled. It is believed the suspension will not continue more than a week. J'urnlturo Worker* Quit. SHEBOYGA.V:, Wis., May 1.—Over 1,000 men are idle in this city, owing to a strike for higher wages at the Mattoon Manufacturing company's furniture factory and the tannery of -Theo. Zschetzsche >fc Son Wednesday morning. The plant started up as usual ha the morning, but shortly after, the men walked out and the machinery was stopped. 31iner» Strike In Tfe»t Virginia. HUXTINGTON, W. Va., May 1.—The developments in the mine strike in the Pocahontas region and along : the Norfolk ifc Western Wednesday showed every mine, over thirty in number, in practical idleness, and fully 10,000 men on a strike. The miners in the Kanawha Valley have been working short hours and have not joined the strike but will do so if an attempt is made to fill an3 r orders for the Pocahoatas operators. There has been no rioting. Detroit KrlcklHVcn Strike. DETROIT, Mich., May 1.—All the bricklayers in the city, T50 in number, quit work Wednesday morning to ascertain if all the contractors in town would grant the fifty cents per day increase in wages asked for by their union. Most of the contractors had agreed to. pay the increase, and it is expected all the men will go back to work Thursday. Ore Trliuminc Trouble*. MAKQUETTK, Mich., May 1.—Tho ore trimming troubles are now in a fair way to a settlement, Mayor Jacobs having secured from tho ENGLAND AGEEED. Will Accept the Proposed Settlement of Nicaraguan Matter. Russia Reported Anxious to Fight Japan—Treaty to Be Ratified— Other Foreign News. contractors two important concessions which will assure employment to the trimmers and prevent any possibility of their being- cheated, a practice which tho men charge the contractors with having- followed in the past years. The contractors, however, insist upon their double share per gaug of the gross receipts from tho trimminfr, and this is the only obstacle to an immediate settlement. Wnnt ill Much AH yrgroc* Get. CLEVELAND, 0., May 1. —A special from Massillon to the l j ress says: The .laborers, employed on the state hospital buildings struck Wednesday for Si.50 a day. Tlicy were getting Si.35, and went out because negro laborers were being employed at higher wages. WUSTCII Go Uo. CLEVELAND, 0., May 1.—A special to the Press from Warren, 0., says: The Paige Tube company Wednesday announced an increase of 10 per cent, in the wages of its employes, to take effect next Monday. Vlrclnlii Coal Allnern Strike. ROANOKE, Va., May 1.—The strike in the Flat Top coal region has gone into etfect, 13,000 miners in thirty-five mines going out. The immediate cause is a reduction of the rate for mining. HOKE SMITH'S VIEWS. ll* Declare!) Cnllmltnd CiilmiRO to Mean Silver AlonnruotullUtiu. MACOX, Ga., May 1.—Secretary Hoke Smith, of the interior department, was interviewed here Tuesday by a representative of the Telegraph on the financial question, and defined the differences of opinion on the currency question existing in the country at present. The interview, summarized, is as follows: He thought that during-tho next twelve months 11 thorough discussion of tlio monoy question will bo presented all over the country, confined, • ho thought, to tho proposition for the unlimited colniico of- silver at a ratio" of 10 'to I. The real question, tho secretary .'tliouRht, was •whether or not tho free and unlimited coinage of Silver at a ratio of ;i) to 1 would uavance the prioo of silver bullion so that it would oour the relative value of gold or 10 to 1, which Is tho proposed ratio. If It would not. then tho country would not have a bimetallic currency. Reviewing the history of ilio country's currency, 'the'sooretary said that both. Jefferson and.Hamiltonirecognl/.od. tho fact that the ratio of coinage' must bo llxod upon the commercial value of the metals In tho market. The value of an article must bo controlled by the demand for Its use and the supply to bo consume:!. Tho facts show that the demand has practically co&sod while tho supply has almost trebled, and can anyone, asked tho secretary, ••study these facts without concluding that If Uiis enormous Issue by the United States was Insufficient to steady tho fall of silver during the- past twenty years, unlimited coinage by tho United States uloco would not be sufficient to restore Its bullion valuo now? "It Is, therefore, not offensive criticism, but only a statement of logical conclusion when I insist that unlimited coinage of silver at tho ratio of 10 to 1 moans silver monometallism. Under such a law all tho silver product of the world . would turn to our mints and then would come tho silver heretofore manufactured Into a cheap ware. Again, silver mining would increase and the exhaustion of resources would bo threatened by tho ex chan'ffO. of silver dollars for the bullion. . "With free coinage we would virtually change our standard to one worth only one- half tho present standard, and the commercial value of a dollar tbo world over would be only flfty cents. While commodities might sell for twice as many, dollars, their real valuo would remain unchanged. The entire country would be confused until by accurate, test the true valuo of the now standard was ascertained. Tho resul: would be a cessation of trade, and the cautious business roan would Involve 'himself in no'con tracts.. 'This uncertainty would create serious bus'iness troubles and tho practical suspension of all enterprises." He could see no benefit from tho change and none especially to those who worked forwages because they were always the last to be recognized in increased wages under the use of depreciated currency. Reasoning on these lines, ho could see no benefit even if the change were brought about. The secretary thought tho agitation of the •question was checking the return of prosperity.,,-but he hoped tho confldence that the Vl question 1 would be defeated would prevent serious injury. In conclusion Secretary Smith said: "I h:ive no doubt that the next president of the United States will be opposed .to the unlimited coinage of silver at 10 to 1 " Supreme Court Will Decide. SEW YORK, May 1.—The question as to when the tariff till of last August went into effect came up before the United States court of appeals and was certified.by it to the United States supreme court for final adjudication. JJor«avetl Brotberm' Tank. MATTOOX, TIL, May 1.—At the funeral of Miss Anna Walsh.''in this city six of her brothers acted as pallbearers and two others followed the casket with relatives and many friends. Geo.' John 3>ewtoxi £>«acl. JSEV YORK, May 1.—-Gen. John Newton, .president of the Panama Railroad company, died Wednesday. • Buchanan Got* Another iU»plt«- ALBXST, N. T., May 1_—Gov. Morton has granted Dr. Buchanan anothai week's respite. - May 1.—It is learned on good authority that Great Britain has agreed to the proposed settlement of her dispute with Nicaragua if the payment of the indemnity is guaranteed. It is believed that the affair is practically settled. How tho Itlattcr Stunds. The final proposition, as now concluded between Nicaragua and Greut Britain, will, therefore, be its follows: Great Britain agrees to immediately evacuate Corinto and withdraw her licet. Nicaragua agrees to pay tho £15,500 in London fifteen clays from the sailing of the fleet out of Corinto harbor. According to these terms the fifteen days does not begin to run until the actual sailing of the fleet- The latter feature was insisted upon 03' Nicaragua as a means of checking popular agitation and as a step toward maintaining her dignity. Good KiUlh of Grunt Britain. From the Britisll standpoint the acceptance of the compromise and immediate evacuation of Corinto establishes the good faith of Great Britain in her declaration that there was no purpose of occupying territory. From the first the British authorities have assured Ambassador Bayard, and the latter has so advised Secretary Grcsh- ain, that there was "no purpose of aggression or securing a foothold in Nicaragua. The only purpose, Earl Kimberly has said., was to collect a debt by such force as was necessary and then to depart Nicaragua, notwithstanding these assurances, lias maintained that the collection of the 877,500 was merely a covert means of occupying her territory. This view has prevailed very widely here, even in some official quarters, although the policy of the government has been to accept the good faith of Great Britain's representations. Credited At WaaUlncton. WASHINGTON, May 1.—Dr. Guzman called at the state deportment at 11 o'clock "Wednesday. Up to that time he had not received official confirmation of Great Britain's acceptance, although the correctness of the unofficial advices was not questioned. GtmttitnuJuns Are Dliploanod. NEW YORK, May 1.-—A special from Guatemala says: "Tho information tbat Nicaragua hod ac- cedod to tho demands of England was badly received here. It la considered as establishing a precedent under which England can Ill-treat other Central American states. Gold Is ot 90 per cent premium here. Tho survey of tho proposed railway to Panzos has boon begun." ANXIOCS TO FIGIIT JAPAN. Heved that the: object or nis journey'-jw'.'-]! the capital is to receive the emperorti.^ ratification of the treaty of peace ar-^ rived at between China and Japan. '•••% KDMlon Town Hall Iturned. •' •';'• ST. PETERSBCKGH, Mayi.— A dispatch^? fiorn Dubno, in the government of Vol-'^ hynia, announces that half the townv ; S has been destroyed by fire. Dubno taafa ft population of about S,000, a castle,"'!^ numerous churches and a Greek- abbey.-^! Verdict in Elbe Ca»c, • ' ••.-.';' LO-WKSTOFT, Eng., May }.— The cortf-sj'j ner'si jury which has been investigate^ ing the cause of the sinking of •the} : :f. North German Lloyd steamship after a collision which occurred ear ly the morning of January 30 last, r turned a verdict Wednesday of negligence upon the part of tho mat» •-'£ and lookout man of the British steamer ";S •Crathie, which ran into and sunk thaf'S Slbc. but exonerated Cupt. Gordon,';?! the commander of the Crathie, from, all -^3; blame. ' .':, '';'.j To U«> Konelit In Mexico. ',«! CITY OF MKXICO, May 1.— The Stand-^ n.rd Telephone company has decided, jl'f> not only to compete with the HelT.- 1 ^ Telephone company in the CmtedV'^j States, but has organized a company.;.-^ with a capital of §2,OOU,000 in gold to*.'}.' enter the lie-Id in Mexico. tiou for :i concession has been tiled it no doubt will bo granted. HOOSIEKHAPPENINGS. News Briefly Told from VarlouM: Towns in Indiana. Gorman Kltunl Cxn't Ito Cxod. EVANSVIU.E, Ind., May l.-~Judgi».;jl| Foster iu the supreme court down an opinion in the action of StV.i George lodge, Knights of Pythias, Henry llosenthal et al. The suit i to enjoin the defendants from and distributing a certain ritual of the improved order of Knights of on the ground that the rituals 1 _ . printed were copies of the pliiintifl'»s?:|| ritual. A temporary restrain iug orderSij-jj was issued some d;iys iigd by Judga-i^l] flusila Said to Want Franco and Germany to Join Her. PAKIS, May 1.—The Gaulois Wednesday announced that Russia has invited France and . Germany to sign a joint note stating their objections to tho treaty of peace arranged at Shimonoseki between the representatives of China and Japan and that tlie latter country be notified that tho fact of her ignoring this note will warrant armed intervention upon the part of the three powers w.hieh sign it. Spain Jolni tho Alliance. PABIS, May 2.—It is reported here that Spain will associate herself with Russia, Germany and France in the protest against the terms of peace arrived at between China and Japan in regard to the cession of territory and extraordinary privileges accorded to Japanese traders in China. Japan Making Beady. BEKLIK, May 1.—The Frankfurter Zeitung has a St. Petersburg dispatch which says that Japan is making extensive preparations for defense. She has mobilized large bodies of troops and has erected fortifications and blocked important coast points with mines. Several swift steamers have recently been bought for the Japanese government in England and America. Eussia, the dispatch says, is still sending troops to Vladivostock. LONDON. May 1 —A dispatch from Tokio to the Central J^ews says that the defenses of Port Arthur have, been improved and extended and are now stronger than ever before. The dispatch also saj-s that Japan has received assurances that England and Italv will not allow the warships of Russia, • Germany or France to passed through the .Suez canal if such vessels should be avowedly dispatched for the purpose of coercing Japan. The Japanese, government, the dispatch says, is also assured of the benevolent neutrality of the United States. Preparing to Ratify the Treaty. YOKOHAMA, May 1.—Count Ito", president of the Japanese council of ministers, and Count Myoji, the Japanese envoy, have started for Che Foo in order to be ready to ratify the treaty of peace May 8, the date fixed by the, peace envoys for the ratification. 14 Hang Chmnc Start* for Peking. TTES-TSDT, .May 1.—In response to an imperial summons . Viceroy'' LI Hung Chans h«a.rt»rt«d for Pektaff. It Is be; Foster. Following- this the filed a motion to have the order uvcr^.jjs ruled. It was agreed that the two'.&p rituals be submitted to Judge Foster.* for inspection. After the were bcyird the judge handed down decision. The court \v;is of ion that the use of the defendant'*'; ritual would constitute a violation of the restraining order heretofore issued,"J;' and the motion to dissolve ing order was accordingly overruled.; The German rituals are in the hands ptj) the sheriff. To Give Cofflnn a New Trial. INDIANAPOLIS, Ind., May 1. —' new trial of Francis and Percival';'s Coffin for.participating in 'the wreck-? ing of the Indianapolis national banljpfsgi during the panic of. 1893 will be when the May term of the fedoril^ court meets. Theodore P. president of the bank, is now in gan City prison on a plea of guilty,^ serving a nine-year sentence. Francis.;:'" Coffin is too ill in New York to be court, but Perciva) Coffin has from New Mexico. . Will Fay tho Old Seal*. BRAZIL, Ind., May 1.—The block-coal!! operators and delegates from the i ferent mines held another session herwi'g and after' some discussion agreed to accept the operators'_ sition, which is to pay the old scale for>>|| the coming year, begining May 1, less a reduction is made in competing^! fields, and in case this is done the ; here are to receive a five-cent tion. • Out on Parole. INDIANAPOLIS, Ind., May 1. —< .Matthews has paroled .Rev. J. C. Teitt»S pie, who in 1892 was sentenced to the state prison south for twelve years fo the murder of Warren Gray. ~ was a minister in the African M. church at St. Louis. His wife's in delity led him to go to Evansrille aft her. She attacked him with ahatchj and Gray, who interfered as a peaco-il- maker, was killed- Pauod Away. WABASH, Ind., May I.— -Joseph Eidgway, aged 90, died at his here. He was born in Green ccran1yii| Pa., and moved to Madison countji 1 ? Ind., in 1840, and to Wabash county itt;| 1805. He was married sixty-five yei ago, and his wife died only two monthVs ago. Mr. Eidgway was at one director of the Pan Handle railr and of the Cincinnati, Wabash & '. igan. AlUKk« florae*. WABASH, Ind., JIayl.—Veterinarians;!! are advised of the appearance of a new.S and peculiar insect which is aJarmtnjf s horsemen in tne eastern part of ana. In appearance it is said to ; semble a mosquito, but is larger.: stings the hors«s on the inner brane of tbe ears. The membrane 1 comes very sore, and in many instanc«(l| the horses are unfitted for work. Ind.. May 1.—The natural gM^ system of this city bas been disposcdibilti to the OietericbsyndicateofSew Yprfcc| The consideration is £300,000. transfer will be made at Lafayctteii a few days. v tla» F«eC to Tb row A wmj. . .: .Coi.uxuus, Ind., ,May L—AcalfwitJ»r ; five legs and six well-developed 'tee<j';ii" owned by Philip Spaogli, of Hope, i here. The fifth leir, which hangs 1 the animal's back, has two wett-dei feet. . ' '••

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