Logansport Pharos-Tribune from Logansport, Indiana on May 4, 1895 · Page 1
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Logansport, Indiana
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Saturday, May 4, 1895
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at YOL. XX. LOGANSPORT, INDIANA- SATURDAY MORNING, MAY 4. 1895. NO. 106. Our Next Sale Attraction! Is a Drawing Card. A necessity at present with the advantage of bargai: prices. Only tho best makei are handled here. Only th< lowest prices are tolerated Here's tho range of pricei Many that we cannot quote Down very low. UMBRELLAS! A sun and rain umbrella, Acacia handle, steel errule, Paragon frame.a gloria silk, very neat 88< The same in imitation Acacia handle 75o A handsome -umbrella Ivory handle, Paragon frame, No. 1 gloria, double seams only $1 We ar« showin- u handsome line of Mourning, Ivory Handles, Dresden Handles, Jewel Handles, Changeable Silks, Natural Wood Handles, etc .All at sale prices. FflRfVSOLS. We call particular attention to a Parusols controlled by us. ACourt Royal Pique Parasol in 50 designs. Very hand- ffl>| OR some A beautiful line of silk parasola in all C;D!.OM wibh famy ffl^ /I wooden handles, at *2, $1.50 and ^ Besides these we are showing some very handsome effects in High Novelties from $3 to $15. We invite your inspection. 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 i-how you this season the Latest, Most Stylish, Most Attractive and Exclusive Line of woolens in the city. Carl W. Keller, Tailor &JDraper. 311 Market St. STRAW HATS SWEATERS In Endless Variety at the New Broadway Clothing Store, GRACE 426 BROADWAY, TALKS FINANCE. Comptroller Eckels Says the Silver- ites Must Be Defeated. Gives His Views of the Present Status of the Money Question at • Detroit Dedication. DETBOIT, Mich., May 3.—Detroit's chamber of commerce was formally dedicated at noon Thursday when contractor Benjamin Hyde, of Chicago, turned over the keys to President Rufus Vf. Gillett. To celebrate the dedication a banquet was given in the Hotel Cadillac dining room in the evening. Many distinguished guesta from the state were present and occupied seats at the tables. The speakers were Chauncey M. Depew, Comptroller Eckels, Hon. W. C. Maybury, of Detroit, Hon. H. D. Goulder, of Cleveland. The Comptroller'! Addresn. Mr. Eckels, who responded to the toast "The Currency," confined his remarks to that single phase of the question which to-day engages public thought. His address briefly summarized was as follows: A Vital Point Ko»chod. I believe \vc havo come to a point in this dis- cuBSlon or our monetary system and agitation for a complete change in our standard of value ivhon tnia mass of opinion should not only 1)6 aroused but should make Itself an active forco in putting an end to the currency vagarios of -which the free silver movement as to-day presented Is the culmination. If commercial and Industrial revival Is to continue, recurring loss to every citizen prevented, national and Individual financial credit and. integrity maintained and ultimate disaster averted there must bo no longer a spirit of hesitation in those who know the baneful effects of the thing proposed. There can bo no political ends to bo served, no party considerations to be advanced of suflicient import to warrant any mun in long debating as to tho position he should taltc when the financial honor of his country is at -stake and the prosperity of a t'roat people threatened; Hero, at least, Is no room for party and no place for tho machinations of designing politicians or arrant demagogues. Free Silver Propaganda. Tho American people, he declared, cannot too Quloltly recognize that* they aro in tho midst ofa propaganda, skillfully and zealously bolag oarrlod on with tho end in ylow of revolutionizing the country's existing monetary system. Those who now direct the free silver idea, map out tho policy of Its advocates nnd control their action, have censed playing with words and put from them the professions which heretofore) havo characterized their utterances when urging the cause for which they have stood. Tholi- dumand to-day Interpreted in the light or tholr acts, Ls that the United States shall at onco abandon its present standard of value und substitute therefor, Irrespective und without the cooperation of any other country, ii single silver standard. Xowuore Is it suggested by tho sponsors for this latest tenet in the silver crood that this nation shall even undortako to maintain at homo a double standard. Nowhere Is the pvomlso given of an attempt through International agreement to make every dollar of silver which shall be coined the eo.u,il In value of every dollar of gold which comes Irom every mint und is fairly Intorchojigeublo therewith. They uo longer give recognition to tho fact, attested by every monetary union formed and conference held, thai no nation can isolate HseU from those with which It has commercial dealings and maintain. Independent of them, a distinctive standard o! value. It is not oven designed that the dollar coined shall approach in intrinsic value tho value which it purports to carry, but Instead a ratio shall exist between coins of the same denomination which Is patently incorrect and untrue. The position which they now assume, of necessity eliminates from their ranlts all who heretofore have struggled to bring about a larger use of silver In tho country's currency at an Increased ratio and drives Into the camp of the opposition every honor, champion of international bimetallism. Tho plan laid Is of their own mailing; the Issue of their own choosing, and In tho face ol their acts the believer In the single gold standard, and the believer In a standard of both, gold and sliver should give thorn neither aid nor succor, Thoy challenge the one and repudiate the other, and from both should come b united opposition. Silver HHtl.im, Foro aud Simple. Tho contontlon which Is now made Dy tho single silver &t::ndnrd adherents reduced to Its lust analysis is sliver llatism, pure and simple. It differs in degree only, and not in principle, from the contention of twenty years ago o: the advocate of tho .unlimited Issue of Irredeemable greenbacks, and from that of the Issue of the flat currency of tho period of the contlnenra.1 congress and tho eraof colonialism. It is tho theory of the socialist and populist applied to monetary science. It is based upon. the belief In what has "been aptly termed -the all powerfuihess" of the state and is In utter disregard ot that-great fact In financial history that mediums of exchange and standards of value did • not flncl their origin in law, but were born of the needs of .trade and commerce. They came into use through no legislative action .savo. that which was wrought In the treat parliament of commerce, and from then until now the eu- acted laws of councils and congresses In violation ot the principles' underlying . them lave toiled to control und regulate them. Tho end always' sought by commerce, the great arbiter ol every monetary system slnco the dawn ot civilization, has seen to have In every metallic money such intrinsic value as makes tho unstamped coin of iie same value as n commodity of merchandise as the stamped. It a»s with equal rigor Insisted that In back currency there shall be micediiito redemption upon presentation In sound metallic currency. It Invokes in behalf of the money which It sanctions and as- cepts co alchemist and believes In no phlloso- iher'sstons. It ha», throughout .all the cea- ,urles, stood defiant against the errors of legla- atlve bodies and the wrongful edicts of kings; and acting upon the principle that '-value mows Its own l»ws and follows them n spite of decrees and penalties," ha*, aken tine coins of every country tor what they are 1 intrinsically worta and not for what the legal stamp represents hem to be worth. The commercial world has with unvarying precision drawn the true dis- inctlon which exists between trua value in a nation's currency and the si^n of value affixed o It. and standing upon that line of. demarca- lon It has been H indifferent to tbe laws of Teat notions *a of small. Mait li« FernuuiMitlj D*f»t«<l. Tne question to which the friends of me maintenance of a medium of exchange of no- j inBitioa<>d and uno.ue»Uoo»bl« ralue mutt •£•' dress themselves" Is not how to temper arily defeat the advocates of fre coinage of silver, as they now presen It, but how to permanently Insur the country agulast the danger which woul flow irom crystallizing into law any monetary suggestion which Is based In whole or in par upon the doctrine of Hatlsm. Suchresult can not be attained by either scoftliw: at thei: leaders or under-estimating the source: ot strength of those who range them' solves under their banners. The force: "ol flat silver currency, of irrcdecmabli paper and their popullstlc allies can be permanently eradicated as factors worthy of con sideratlon and sources of discontentand flnan clal loss In but one way. and that lies through the gateway of sound monetary education. STRIKE MAY BE GENERAL. Ironirorbor* In Pennsylvania Proparlnc to n United PTTTSBL-KGH, Pa., May 3.—As a result of the lockout Thursday nig-ht of amalgamated association members employed in the Sligo and Lockhart iron works, it was disclosed Friday that the movement is but the inaugura tion of a plan of. the officers of the Amalgamated association to not only demand a general increase in tho wage scale and the recognition of their organization in every important iron and steel manufactory in the Pittsburgh district. Secret organization has been in progress several mouths and for the first time since 1893 the Amalgamated association feel strong enough to openly contend for their demands. Following the above plan it is now expected that possibly the strike or lockout may extend tc and involve almost every iron and steel plant in the district. POTTSVILLE, Pa,, May 3.—An order was issued Thursday evening from the office of the Philadelphia & Reading- Coal aud Iron company's office instructing the superintendent to work all of tho collieries full time of ten hours a day. For many months the mines have been on three-quarters time There has been no order issued as to how long the collieries shall work The Lehigh Valley collieries have been ordered to work a full week and may be ordered to continue. HUSTISOTOX, W. Va., May 3.—Re ports from the mining district along the Norfolk & Western are of.a more serious character. Several coal cars are reported' burned at dif- erent points along the line. -About 100 colored miners' from the Elk Horn region came ' to this city Thursday aight on a freight train and started east by foot, claiming they were going to the mines on New river. Some think they aro lurking in this locality with a .view to destroying prop• erty. A Catling gun was sent the •Blueflelds militia Eriday morning, ' COLUMBUS, 0., May 3.—Another national coal miners' strike seems probable now. Tho Ohio Coal Miners' convention. Friday morning adopted a resolution demanding 70 cents per ton for the Hocking Valley district, as the basis of the wage scale for the year. It is understood, that the Pittsburgh miners will at once demand 79 cents per ton, which is the usual differential for that district. SIX BANDITS KILLED. Guatemalan Out)»w> Venture Into Mexico uurt Lone Their Live*. COATZACOLCOS, Mexico, May 3.—Advices just received here'from San Juan Ueau£ista. that six Guatemalan outlaws who have been committing many murders and robberies in that section during the iast few months have been shot. A forco of armed citizens overtoolc the outlaws near the town of Sagull and a fight took place in which the leader of the brigands, Francisco Bojas, was killed. Five others were captured and they were shot. Fatalities Dau to Swallpox. W-AsniSGTOS. Majr 3.—A tabulated statement first published by the marine hospital bureau gives the number of deattis from smallpox in each state and ' territory of tho union during the year 1S04, as well as the number of cases. The deaths were: Arizona 1. ArJtunsas 27. California 2, Connecticut 17, District o£ Columbia 6, Illinois 877, Indiana 10. Kansas 7. Kentucky 1, Louisiana I, Maine 1, Massachusetts 23, Michigan 84. Minnesota 4, Missouri a. New Jersey 12, New York 337, Onlo 37, Pennsylvania S4, Rhode Island 3, Tennessee 1, Wisconsin 253, GALSGOW, May 3.—The Anchor line steamer Circassia, Capt Shanklin, which sailed from this port Thursday for New York, is aground in the Bjver Clyde;.-near Dumbarton. Two tugs have been sent to her assistance, Oklahoma Bank Fulls. ST. Louis, May 3.—A special to the Chronicle from Perry, 0. T., says that the Bank of Commerce of Newkirk closed its doors Friday morning. It ivas established in September, 1893, and advertised a,capital of 5T>0,000. Koox Win*. GALESBUBG, 111, May 3.—At the interstate oratorical contest here Thursday night the first prize was awarded to Otta A. Haverbach, of Knox, and the second to Charles W. Wood, of Beloit, Wis. ' A«k« Them to Benign. ^..^,. YORK, May 3.—Mayor Strong- has requested Police Commissioners Michael Kerwin and Charles H, Murray to resign. The mayor has asked them to do so in so many words. Peculiar Ca*e of CLEVELAND, O., May 3.—S. Fech- beimer, a prominent and wealthy manufacturer, died at hia hotel In this oity from c-uttinjf his tongue while licking n» envelope. DEFIES EUSSIA. Japan Will Not Submit to Dictation of the Powers. Preparing to Defend Her Rights- Russia Will Force Her Claim —The Nicaraguan Affair. LOXDOS, May 3.—The Vienna correspondent of the Standard telegraphs: , "I atn told that the Japanese huvo declare! ttmt it Is impossible for thorn to yiel to the dictation of Russia and aro TijaU IDR their preparations accordingly. Largi orders have been placed In several Eu ropcan countries for war material, »»' Japanese afrents are busy In the dock yards o Europe nnd America buying war ships, mostlj small, swift cruisers. No respite will be al lowed China Jor the ratification of the treaty The march to Peking begins tho momoat thi armistice ends. As regards Russia, hercliilm: will be politely waived, and it will then bo 1m perativo that tho allies bring matters to an issue." Uuula Frrpnr<<<l. LONDON, May 3.—A dispatch to the Times from Odessa suys it is semi-otS cially announced that Russia has made every preparation and is quite ready to beg-in hostilities if Japan refuses to modify the terms of her treaty of peace •with China. TOKIO, May 3.—The government of Itnly has offered to join the government, of the United States in an efforl to avert by mediation the threatened confliot between Japan and the three European powers—Russia, France and Germany—which protest against the ratification of the treaty of peace cause it provides for the cedinff to Japan of che Liao Tung peninsula in the Chinese province of Shing Kinp Geriunny'M .Attitude Muy Change LosTOoy, May 3.—The Central . correspondent in Tokio says: There is reason to believe that m consequence of the fullest and fia.nkest exchange of views between Germany arid Japan, the former is likely to cha.ngre her attitude in a direction decidedly favorable to Japan. Chilius It Has Been Sottled. PAKIS, May 3.—The Journal des Debates asserts that it has information from an absolutely trustworthy source that the oriental question has been settled upon terms under which Japan abandons occupation of or claim ioallManchurian territory except Port Arthur, and in exchange therefor receives some eqmvalentas compensation from China, the nature of which is de- teiminable hereafter. Jitpau Unnblo to I>ocld«. LONDON, May 3.—The Vienna correspondent of the Daily News learns that in Tokio opinions differ regarding the next step to be taken by Jupan. Part of the cabinet wishes to ask the powers to proposs the manner in which Japan might obtain compensation for giving up the Liao Tung- peninsula. Other members wish to negotiate direct. In Russian diplomatic circles in Tokio it is believed that an agreement might be reached if Japan should receive, instead of the Liao Tang peninsula, tho Russian island of Sakhalen, China compensating Russia for giving up the island by ceding territory to her in Manchuria. Treaty to Ho Uatlflod May 8. TIES Tsrx, May 3.—The emperor of China has decided to ratify the treaty of peace negotiated at Shimonoseki by the representatives of China and Japan. According to the terms the ratifications will be exchanged at Che Fop May 8. The mikado ratified the treaty April 20. Prince Kung, president of tho Chinese council of ministers and heading the foreign office, who has been absent from his duties on sick leave for some time, will now resuma actual control of the government departments under his supervision. - Only a Small Difficulty. PAJIIS, May 3.—Tho Japanese minister in an interview published in the Figaro Friday is quoted as saying that the intervention of the other powers in the arrangements for peace arrived at between China and Japan is only a small difficulty. China, he adds, has every interest to ratify the treaty and leave Japan to arrange matters with the European powers. The minister also said that the Japanese most desire the Davment of an indemnity and commer- ;ial concessions upon the part of China to Japan. To Shot Out the J»p»SHANGHAI, May S.—In accordance with a'special imperial edict issued in order to prevent the possibility of the Japanese entering Peking-, the Chinese lave cut the rarer embankment near Peking. Much territory has been looded and hundreds of Chinese have been drowned. The British minister a China has gone to Peking to make an attempt to recover from the Chinese ••overnment the arrears of pay due to oreigners who wtre service in the Chinese army previous to the outbreak of lostilities. It is reported, in Tien- Tsin that the German syndicate which, ook up the indemnity has failed to negotiate a loan for China and it is tated that the Hong Kong and Shang- lai bank is making- arrangements for this loan. SHIPS TO LEAVE COBLSTO. ort Will Soon B« Cleared or the BrltUh Men ot W»r. JfEW YOBK, May 3.—A special from ianagna says: ••Corinto -will be open before the next Pmcillo HUUl KWmhlp i» AUC.- The Brltlife 4T* jre- JCTmg- to leave, jsnpiana accepts too proposr- llon made by the Salvadorean minister. Senor ;• Medina, In Nicaragua's aamo, upon Salvador ; ; guaranteeing the payment in London of tho '• : , ,' Indemnity Jor the expulsion of Consular Agent, ,Hatch. Xlcarafua will thus be saved furtotr , humiliation." .Munt Write to tho HritUh Admiral. LONDON, May 3.— The following i> . the text of an official note comuiuni- ... • cated by the foreign office to th» '. United Press: '••••• "As the result of the Salvadorean ruiui»- t«r's communications to Lord Kliuberley, her v majesty's government fauvo ajrroeii thut If Uift • . Nlcarncuan government will address a note U> :•- . the British admiral at Corinto accepting . the terms iviid down in vhe ulttawurn and un- . dertaklns under the guarantee of the republic . of SalraJor that the indemnity of £16,000 , shall bo paid in London within a fortnight, the British sQundron In the meantime withdraw from NicaraKuau water*." WITHIN OUK BORDEHS. Teleprama. from Towns and Citi in Indiana. Return* vrlek Sound Mind. For.T WAYXE, Ind., May 3.— In r«- ' sponse to a telegram received here County Clerk Harry Metzfrar lefl hero for Detroit, Mich., whore h* • found ex-County Clerk D. W. Souder, who disappeared from this city four months ugo. Souder left home while ; suffering from mental derangement, : and had gone to South Africa. lie regained his mental balance at Cape . Town, and March L'O left there for Lou- •.' don. and wont thence to Boston and to Detroit, lie arrived here Thursday night. Trikuipfi In X'onsoitalon of a Town. • ' Ciwwx POINT. Ind., May 3.—Slier- . iff Hayes received word that' twenty- five tramps had taken possession of EoberUsdale, a little hamlet on Laka •• Michigan. Men, women and children ', have been knocked down and their valuables stolen. Goods' have been . taken from business places, citizens . fearing to interfere. The sheriff has gone with a posse to arrest the tramps. Fortune lor » J'rlio fighter. 'ELwoon, Ind., May 3.— George Phil- . lips, the prize lighter and trainer, has • fallen heir to a fortune by the death of .'.; a relative in New York city. There is ,•'. a score or more of heirs, some living at Bloomington und Peoria. 111., and at. Dayton, 0., where Phillips formerly - • resided. He was notified that his share- . would be about SM.OOO, Recently ha ^ opened a saloon here. • .. ;. New IJIt ¥our KiLcimlon. jKfFKBSONVlLl.E, Ind., May 3.—Thft •'•;' Big Four officials have changed their .,' route from the one contemplated, and .;.'. have "beorun their surveys for a rood- ; : way from this city direct to Madison ; and thence on to Aurora, where nn extension was built a few years since. ' This shortening- of the eastern route will be a.big item in tho time ot east- ; bound trains. __ Fire at Hartford. WABASH. Ind., May 3.—S. C. Eeid'« .; hub acd spoke factory at Hartford wa» destroyed by a fire which originated in the enjriue-room. The flames spread to adjoining- property, including the Standard Oil company's tanks, but tho :,; principal damage was done to the hub works. The loss on buildings, machinery and stock was $8,000. No in-. Rurance. ^ rLYMOtjTH, Ind., r-tij i—Vred Greenburg, of this city, and Al Zimmerman, of Chicago, wrestled here for 8200 » side. Greenburg- won three out of four . falls in 7:54, 7 and 11% minutes. "Kid" Moore, champion lightweight wrestler,, ind a local lad named Bucher gave an. exhibition, the former winning. , MBXROT, Ind., May 3.—Frank Scott, .• a young man residing here, has been '_ missing for four days. He had been laboring under the impression that he , was losing his mind, and many of hi* I neighbors think that in a temporary fit. of insanity he has thrown himself into • the river. ' . '. Hathodlit Conference- VALPABAISO, Ind., May 3.—September 11 has been selected as the time for .: the opening-of the northwest Indiana ; conference of the Methodist church, which will be held in this city. Bishop . :.. Merrill, ol Chicago, will preside, -; ;Gotr. Al»tthew« I* Tired of Bobj- IJTDIAXAPOLIS, Ind., May 3.—When: V Jov. Matthews was asked whether any. •:: action would be taken to prevent Roby continuing its racing he declined.to : , discuss the question. "I aro tired of ' this Eoby matter," he said. A Switch Turned- . . HABTFOBD Crrr, Ind., May 3.—A b»- ated freight train, on the Pau-Handla :• •. dicovered here that a switch had been '•':' >roken and turned, the evident inten- ' tion being to wreck a passenger train . then about due. Btu-fUn ml Deep Bl-rer. DEEP ErvEB, Ind., May 3.—Burglar* entered the post office and general store of Wood Bros, at this place. They . got $50 from the store and attempted, rat failed, to blow open the post office safe. , • ' " Want* to Wrratle. fcrbiA>-AFOiJS, Ind,, May 3.—Roy... Claik, of this city, wants to wrestle- .ny 130-pound man, catch-as-catch-can tyle, for from $100 to 8500 a side, and will give or take three pounds. . • Baltimore has been selected as me ilace of holding the general confer--' >nce of the Methodist ^Episcopal cburgtt, couth In JS9S.

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