Logansport Pharos-Tribune from Logansport, Indiana on January 20, 1898 · Page 17
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Logansport Pharos-Tribune from Logansport, Indiana · Page 17

Logansport, Indiana
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Thursday, January 20, 1898
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"''/ j," ' *• i >, ' yXw r ^»*»^^a THE LOGANSPORT JANUARY 20 1898. 23D YEAB. SECOXD CLASS MAO. MATTEK. a Debate in the Senate—Teller's Silver Resolution. REMNANT Through to Wall St. THIS WEEK ^eeks. All our previous efforts ANNUAL and LINEN SALE Attraction. looking around our store, itself. 306 Fourth. Recent Events in Cuba All the Result of the Policy of the President. HITT SATS SOMETHING IMPOETAFT Ose Logan Mill -JogCo.'s Flours PATENT AND AUTOMATIC Flours are the Purest and of Highest Grades on the Market I'm THEM FITS. That's what you'll get if I make your clothes. making Fall Suits and Overcoats to order from Sib to $40.00 G. Tucker. Tailor, 4fc>nd Broadway. STEAD'S BOOK FULLY VINDICATED. «lf Christ Cnine to Chicago" He Would find a Gomorrah. Chicago, Jan. 20.-"Wide-open Chicago" is the title of an exhaustive article will appear in this week's num- bes- -»f Harper's Weekly. The' article is written by Franklin Mathews, who madf a personal investigation of the city in December. He says: "The inves- ti4tion was what might be called Btrictly professional, in that it was undertaken from no morbid metres, and was conducted as any newspaper man of standing would make such an Inquiry. We found an appalling condition of affairs in the toleration of the lowest vice—a toleration demanded by the exigencies of politics and the desire to levy blackmail. We found that a- svstem of police blackmail is m existence in Chicago, which matches in its unscrupulous nature and excent the worst phases of the police hlacfcmaU that, was levied in New York under the palmy days of Tammany rule. -We found, as the result of all this, ample justification that neither life ample justiuca-nuii ""*•• -• nor property is safe in Chicago-a fact made plain by the dispatches m the newspapers of the country for a year or more. We found that New York a •Tenderloin'—the 'Tenderloin of the I p as t—never produced open lawlessness 50 flagrant or immorality so bold as ex- lots at present in Chicago. This is the list of rates as given to me by this authority: Gambling houses, $oO and upwards" a month; panel-houses, '-" * month; saloons where music is contrary to law, $100 occasionally; _... moral places, $50 to ?200_ajnonth. KILLED WITH A TARGET RIFLE. teems to Sppak by Authority »" Declaring the Purposes of tbe Administration as to Cuba-Democrats to Have a Test Vote on the Subject Today-Debate 1" the Senate on Second-Class Mail Matter-Washington City Sews Notes. Washington. Jan. 20.-A11 day yesterday the question of granting belligerent rights to the Cuban insurgents was argued in the house, but as on Tuesday the minority hurled itself against a Btone wall. On the only vote taken yesterday—a motion designed to overrule the decision of the speaker and direct the committee on foreign affairs to report without further delay the Cuban •resolution passed by the senate at the last session-rthe Republicans stood solid and voted to sustain the chair. The galleries as on Tuesday, were banked to the doors, and there was considerable excitement throughout the early part ot the =ession when the members of the minority were successively pressing all sorts of amendments bearing on the Cuban question for the purpose of embarrassing the majority. ( Hitt Makes a Significant Speech. During the general debate Chairman Hitt of the foreign affairs committee, made an impressive speech explaining the situation which made action by congress inadvisable. He spoke with impassioned words of the presidents sympathy with the struggle for Cuban independence and the achievements of the present administration-release of American prisoners in Cuba, the recall of Weyler, the abandonment or the policy of concentration and the autonomy scheme he attributed to the firm attitude of the president, and contrasted these'results with the"inaction of the last administration. BelliKei-ent RiRlitM of Xo Use. He averred that belligerent rights could not aid the insurgent cause, and perhaps the most dramatic portion of his speech came when he declared that the insurgents only wished for be liger- ent rights in the hope and bel.ef that this country would be embro.led m a war with Spain which would give them their freedom with our triumph. He asserted that the president must assume the responsibility of any action which might eventuate in war, and appealed to both sides of the chamber to patriotically support the -executive if a crisis shall come. Appeals for Support for McKinley. He concluded with a$ eloquent appea ti the members of the house to drown all other voices as they did in the Venezuelan crisis and stand by the president and the country. While he could not prophesy as to the future he solemnly assured the house that the president would not disappoint the expectations of his countrymen. Throughout Hitfs speech he was listened to with . .,_,_-_*:.._ n^««,V,ot-a crowded Washington, Jan. 20.-A spirited debate was precipitated in the senate yes- terdav by the introduction of a resolution by Hoar providing for an inquiry by the committee on postoftices and po=tros^s concerning the recent order of the postmaster general reducing the fore* of letter carriers in several cities of the country. Hoar declared that the order had had the effect of a dynamite bomb in creating consternation among business men throughout the countn while apparently all that was needed by the postoffice department was an appropriation of $150,000 fully to maintain the efficiency of the carrier service. The debate took a wide range, Wolcott insisting that many New England people represented by the senator from ^laUchusetts were responsible ror the deficiency in the funds of th<-> Postoffice department, because they insisted that the government should carry second class mail at an enormous loss, and Tn of Nebraska charging that the government was annually defrauded oTt of minions of dollars through the In the Direction of an Agreement Between the Coal Operators and Miners. DAT SEEMS ET PAVOS I I 1 it T. ; I 1 t THK 'TAILOR' 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 ... Dyspepsia, Biliousness, Liver and Kidney '.Complaints, Bfaeum»t»m, Neuralgia, Catarrh, Narrow Debility, Sick Headache, Lose of Appetite, Blotches, Pimples, a, Erysipelas. Salt Ehe^, Eczema, We* Back, Fever Acme and all other Diseases arising from Imparities of the Blood «r Derangement of the Nervous System. Price 25 Cents, PREPARED BY THE THOMPSON HERB NEW YORK, Falls Back Into the Arms of His While Engaged In Moving. Youngstown, O., Jan. 20.-Hob«rt G. Hazlett, a prominent citizen, was; shot through the heart at 1 o'clock yesterday afternoon by Ray H. Lee, and fell back into the arms of his wife, expiring almost instantly. Hazlett was engaged In moving to another residence and had employed Lee to assist in handling his household goods. Lee was handling a target rifle when the weapon was discharged, the bullet striking Hazlett, who exclaimed -My God, I'm shot, and falling back would have struck the floor had not his wife caught him. After a brief struggle he expired. The statement made by Lee that the sh.ootins was accidental was corroborated by Mrs. Hazlett and_also by her daughter. Curious Celestial Phenomena. Manawa. Wis.. Jan. 20.-A most curious meteorological phenomena was observed here about 4:30 o'clock Monday afternoon. It at first had the appearance of a shooting star and rapidly dropped from the zenith toward the horizon, but finally resolved itself m» three luminous spheres. One of these was much larger than the other two. jmer remaining stationary for som» time they faded away. •Wn.0 Was the Co-Kesponden't? New York, Jan. 20.-Justice Pryor in the supreme court confirmed the report cif ex-Judge Donahue as referee, recommending that a decree of absolute divorce be granted to Nellie R. Goodwin wife of Xat C. Goodwin, the actor. The divorce was granted on statutory ds and Goodwin cannot, marry in this state, though his late trife CSTl. Hitt's speecn ne was 11=1="'-- -- - the closest attention. Members crowded about him and the thronged galleries leaned over to catch his words. A» he concluded a roar of approval swept the floor and the galleries, Will Have a Clear Test Today. Dinsmore of Arkansas, the leading minority member of the committee on foreign affairs, replied to him and Warns (Rep.) of Pennsylvania, chairman of the Cuban sub-committee ot the same committee; Berry (Dem.) of Kentucky, and Wheeler (Dem.) of Kentucky also addressed the house during "the general debate. The debate will close today at 4 o'clock under the arrangement made yesterday, when a. final test will be made on a motion of wWch WiUiams (Dem.) of Mississippi gave notice, to recommit the bill with instructions to report back the Cuban resolution as a rider. BEKKY WOULD HAVE GOBE SPILT. resoiu-LiLHi iv-fuiv^-—- — .> ittee providing that bonds of the States may be paid in standard silver dollars. Vest's notice seems to indicate an intention on the part o some senators to displace temporarily the- Hawaiian annexation treaty, as it is evident, as White of California said that the consideration of 'he resolution would "precipitate some slight dis cusrfon/.Morsan gave another secUon of his Hawaiian speech to the senate executive session. Barial of Benjamin Butterworth. Washington. Jan. ^.-Funeral services over the remains of the late Ma- Vr Benjamin Butterworth, commission, er of Patents, were held yesterday afternoon at the Church of the Covenant, Rev Teunis S. Hamlin, the pastor con- dating the exercises of the Presbyterian church. The church was crowded, hose Present including President McKinley and all the members of his cab- let «ccept Secretary Alger, who is ill. inrt Give Him a Boving Commission. Washington, Jan. 20.-Willlams of Mississippi introduced a resolution In the house yesterday to provide for a n fnister of the United States to Cuba. ?« was referred to the fore.gn affairs committee. He also introduced another biil for a commission to n^otiate a treaty of peace, amity and commerce between the United States and Cuba, Ail Quiet at Havana. Washington, Jan. 20.-General Lee cabled the state department yesterday afternoon that all was quiet at Havana. He "so reported that the decree issued ATov last admitting free imported cat- He into Cuba until Jan. 10 has been extended until March 10. 1S98 under the same conditions contained in the first decree. Ship Canal for Indiana. Washington, Jan. 20.-Senator Turpie yesterday introduced a joint resolu- .lon for the appointment of a comnus- iion to make a survey for a ship canal ; rom the lower shore of Lake Michigan :o the Wabash jriver. Confirmed by the Senate. Washington, Jan. 20.-The senate yesterday confirmed these nominations. Charles Page Bryan, minister to Brazil; E. H. Conger, of Iowa, minister to China. . • , FLAMES THREATEN A TOWN. Thinks a Little Bloo.d-Bunnlng Would Da U* Good. Anyhow. During the debate Dinsmore of Arkansas declared that the time had come for giving the Cubans the recognition they had so long sought. He arraigned Hitt and the Republican side for alleged inconsistency, citing their Cuban speeches under the Cleveland adminis- trauon and then branched off to tariff, civil service, bimetallism and various other topics. Returning to Cuba he declared that no act by this government -ould bring war with Spain, for a bankrupt monarchy which could not put .'own 35,000 ragged Cuban soldiers v.-o'ild not enter upon a contest with .he United States. Adams (Rep.) ot Pennsylvania contrasted the "inaction and apathy" of the last administration toward Cuba with the achievements of 1 "Did you not vote for beligereney In. the last congress?" asked Sulzer. -I did " responded Adams, "but then. we were seeking to protect American, property that property is now destroyed: We were seeking to free American prisoners; they are now all free. In reply to a direct question as to why his sub-committee had not^reported the senate resolution he said the committee had called for official information. "We cannot rely on newspaper reports when we see in this <st> the two sides of the question presented Spencer, Ind., Loses Six Building* and th. Fire Easing Unchecked. Indianapolis, Jan. 20.-At 1:30 this morning information reached this city that a conflagration was raging in Spencer, Ind., which was threatening to de-troy the city. As the long distance telep hone and telegraphic communication was cut off it was impost e to get definite facts. Spencer is a town of 3 000 inhabitants, the ccunty teat of Owpn county, and located onKhe In- idianapolis and Vincennes ^"J 0 ^' ' about fifty-thee miles southwest of this Ci Some meager facts were learned by the train dispatcher of the I. and V. located here before commumcaUpn was cut off. His information was that the '"ocerv store owned by C. B. Allison, A. j Hedrick's shoe store, Sadler Bros, two clothing stores, Hardin's saloon and another -aloon and store, whose owner, cou d no"* be learned, were gutted. No Eolation asto the^probable loss or &s a Compromise Between. One of Eight or Ten Hour*-"Mii»e Kun" Idea » Conceded Winner—Differentials ^°*" ClalmiriB tjl * Attention of the Confnrees-OhJo «nd Pennsylvania at Logp*rti«»d* on. ThHt Point—Arbitration Rejected. Chicago, Jan.\20—Little was done resterday by the conference of operators and miners now In session here. Work in the secret conference of the scale committee Is proceeding slowly, yesterday's debate hinged principally on the eight-hour question. The miners' delegates did not insist on the eight-hour day, but sought to bring about a plan of uniformity in th« matter of hours throughout the soft coal neld While the operators In some of the states would prefer that the ten- hour system in Pennsylvania and Illinois remain in force, they, as a whole, were willing to agree upon a compromise of nine hours' labor. This much gained establishes uniformity of hours of labor and brings the committee face to face with the difficult problem of . differentials. The fight which has been waged between Ohio and Pennsylvania for years is again before the committee. Ohio and Pennsylvania Withdraw. To facilitate action the operators from those two states withdrew from the committee room to try to patch up their differences by themselves. No vote on any questior. having been taken the standing of the committee was "-matter of speculation: but It was considered bevc-nd doubt that a uniform system of mine run would be adopted. Operators and miners of the Illinois district appointed committees to arrange * : scale of differentials for this state, which w ill be presented to the convention for its approval. This matter will probably arouse considerable opposition on the part of the Indiana people, whose differentials depend to a large extent upon those obtaining in Illinois.. Permanent. Arbitration Committee. An attempt to secure the establishment of a permanent committee of coal operators and miners in this state to arbitrate hereafter all questions arising from the differential rates enlivenedi the opening session of the day. The debate which followed the appeal for such a joint committee was the wannest which has yet disturbed the delegates. President Ratchford favored the motion, but some of his colleagues took a decided stand against it and declared that It would be unjust to Indiana and other states to permit one state to take such ~ step -without-according-the-same prh- 'ile-e to all the other .states. A motion to table th« vote was carried by a vote of '4 to 12 but under the rules it is nec- e«arv to have a unanimous vote to rTrry'anv motion. The best way out of the dilemma was to ask Dafcell to withdraw his motion and that was promptly done. DlflVrentiald in the Prairie State. Before the session was opened Dalzell banded Ratchford a copy of * scale of differential rates and the districts in which they were to be observed, agreed upon by the Illinois operators. Th a scale will not Interfere with the basis of wages the scale upon wh ch- the committee in session in the adjoining room is debating. After the morning session the Illinois delegation of miners assembled in the hall and appointed a'committee of twenty-one delegates to met the committee of operators "We are ready to meet the Illinois miners" committee as soon as expedient," said Dalzell. "The operators of the state have practically agreed among themselves upon a scale o: differentials which we have submitted to the Illinois leaders." aton as to e of the fire could be obtained. At ,„ city MOCB nlEh. for. «•» - " •Would OTTO the Detroit, Jan. 2G.-The Detroit city rouncil has decided to prepare a bill ,Md secure its passage during the ispe- cial session of the Michigan lesnsla'.ure nest month allowing Detroit to own and control all the street railway tracks in She city. about SSS.COOjnsuraDce. _ Illinoin Legislative Sot««. s prin ^ fi eld. Ills., Jan. 20.-Nohe's bill authorizing the state board of equaliza- t'on to assess foreign corporations the same as domestic corporations was re- pCed^o the senate yesterday and put Pon the calendar, Crawford's elation bill was called up on second reading. Committee amendments to the revenue bill offered Tuesday were adopted with- STREET RAILWAY MOVE ON FOOT. PropowH to Extwd TrmncbUei So «• to Make Them. Mnety-NIn,? Ye*r». Chicago, Jan. 20.-The street railway interests of Illinois, banded together at the Great Northern hotel on Jan. S an a state association, have prepared .a Trill- for submission to the legislature which will if passed, make the life of every street railway franchise in the state ninety-nine years. The bill waa prepared by C. L. Bonney. of the Chicago General Electric Railway company. In submitting copies of the bill to the members of the Illinois Street Railway association Bonney sends a letter in which he takes the ground that the street railway companies being Incorporated under the constitution and statutes of the state, the legislature can extend the franchises. As tbe federal constitution rj (Continued on Fourth Catton Defe»t» Splnk*. Chicago, Jan. 30. - Catton defeated Spins* yesterday afternoon ift the thiri game of the billiard tournament: Score: Catton, 250; Spinks. 249. In the game between IYW and Sutton Ire* «etve». r Cubans had gone down to their death during the last four years it was absurd for members to stand on the floor of the house and deny that a state of war exists on the island today. ••I don't fear war." said Berry. 1 think a little blood-running would be good for us. Let Spain fire on the American flag just once and the flame will he kindled that will free Cnba. -But what will happen to nsT aaked Mahany. "Oh. we can take care of our- ,n «« — the McEniry gas hill and the La Monte" grain tax measure were overwhelmingly defeated. The revenue committee's bill was reported and ordered to first reading. Fine Weather for January. Princeton, Ind., Jan. 20.-K the rains continue as they did yesterday the loss ""property in Knok, Gibson «£ Posey counties will reach over J100,000. The Patoka, White and Wabash rivers are now rising from two to four inches an hour, thousands of bnsbels of corn aw now in bins that will be greatly damaged and fences will be washed away. The ICK men will lose heavily. Hundreds of families are moving out of the lowlands , and many trill have to depend on char- Mr. ' ..--.

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