Logansport Pharos-Tribune from Logansport, Indiana on January 25, 1898 · Page 17
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THE LOGANSPORT PHAROS. YEAR. TUESDAY EVENING, JANUARY 25 NO 73. The Final Clearance N OUR CLOAK ROOM starts today, we pre-. diet fast and furious selling, its an Annual event here, occurring only once a year, taken advantage of by many a thrifty buyer. We pick the following items which may interest you, if not,we've a store lull of price surprising articles namely: Remnants of Table Linens, Silks, Dress Goods, New Home-made Underwear and new ar- rirals in Wash Fabrics for Shirt Waists and Dresses. Returning to our Cloak topic we mention: One of Our Warships Will Be in That Harbor Within a Few Hours. BUT YOU KSSDN'TOIL UP YOUSSM $6.50 to $10.50 today's price. 50 Children's Jackets Ages 4 to 14 years, former price $4.00 An Actual Discount of 25 per cent on alll our Ladies Not a Garment Excepted, Instead of B«ii>sr a Hostile Act It Is Declared by Assistant Secretary Day To Be a Friendly One — Cuban Junta Men Know Better, However—Something of a Sensation Develops in the Senate Civil Service Investigation—In Congress, Washing-ton, Jan. 25.—Within forty- eight hours, for the first time since the insurrection broke out in Cuba three years ago, the United States government will be represente4 in the harbor of Havana by a. warship. The decision to send the United States steamer Maine was reached at a special meeting- at the White House yesterday morning; between the president, Secretary Long, ALL REMAINING Misses Jackets at about one-half former prices. It mentis much to you. We bought too many FEATHER BOAS, we've assorted them into five lots, tormer prices were from 50 to 2.50, today they're marked, §1.48, 9Sc, 73c, 4Sc and NewJ Shirt Waist Materials REAR, EAST ISLE. Use Logan Mill- iflgCo.'s Flours PATENT AND AUTOMATIC. 3er unpleasant suspicion" "by reason ol being summoned, and asking why he had been singled out from the commission. Senator .'Pritchard pressed the witnei.s regarding the reason for writing this letter, saying: "If any one has interfsred v-itJi. you it is due the committee to tell everything." "The first thing that revealed the fact that 1C might be suspected of knowing wore about examinations than I act- nal'y know," replied Baiiey, "was when Mr. Proctor called me to his office a little after the first testimony I gave. He said he had no desire to influence my testimony in any way, but that the chairman ot the committee had not summoned any one friendly to the commission, and asked me to tell him wha* I Tvas no say. so he could be prepared to answer." The witness insisted that he did not believe Proctor intended to intimidate him. Bailey's intimidation charges created a. sensation. Chairman Pritchard, of the committee, tooK ocasion to deny Proctor's reference co ex parte testimony, and .'Stated that nine-tenths of the people who had appeared were unknown to him at the time. Chairman Proctor then cross-examined Bailey and sought to show that the latter had been a "mischief-maker." COA< VIN CONTINUE TO TALK. How Any Man Can Misunderstand His Position as to Hawaiian Annexation. APBOPOS OF MOEGM'S SEM1EZS, Refers All Questioners to His Official Utterances, and Declares Vncle Sam's Doings at Honolulu in 1893 » Katioual Disgrace | lhe Indiana" and Ohio" operators alone But 3Iok« Show Progrvss Toward Comlaf to an Ajrrt'eitteufc. Chicago. Jan. 25. — The bituminous coal miners' and operators' conference yesterday endeavored to reconsider the vote by which the mine run proposition was defeated last week, bat it was again defeated, the Ohio and Indiana men voting against if. A motion was m::de by the Ohio rainws that \vhr.t- evtr advance is granted should takt: eft'ect on Jan, 17. This was tabled. Ktttehford suggested the double standard plan to tuke effect Jan. 16, as Lhvj best way o£ satisfying all parties. As Flours are the Purest and of Highest Grades on the Market THEM FITS. That's what you'll get if I make your clothes . I'm making Fall Suits and Overcoats to order from $16 to $40.00 .......... . .. G. Tucker. 'Tailor, 4th and Broadway . THE MAIN'S. Assistant Secretary Day, Attorney General McKenna and General Miles, and it is a striking fact that with the exception of the secretary of the navy and the attorney general not a member of the cabinet knew of the president's intention to take this radical action. It is noc denied, hov/ever, that some such move has been long- in contemplation, as is evidenced in the following statement of Assistant Secretai-y Day made yesterday afternoon: Means Anything Other Than Hostility. "The sending of the Maine to Havana means simply the resumption of friendly naval relations with Spain. It is customary (or naval vessels of friendly nations to pass in and out of the harbora. DAY'S \VOKK IX CONGRESS BRIEFED. Both House Occupy Their Time Principally in Much Talk. Washington, Jan. 25.—The proposed annexation of Hawaii was somewhat extensively reviewed by Morgan yesterday in the senate while speaking to a question of personal privilege. The Alabama senator had been represented aa saying in executive session substantially that ex-President Cleveland was In favor of Hawaiian annexation. This statement called out a denial from Cleveland and in support of his original .statement Morgan addressed the senate at great length. One of the features of the session was an elaborate speech by Turpie of Indiana, in support of the Teller resolution. The pension appropriation bill was called up and debated for nearly three hours, but was not passed, the senate adjourning- pending the disposal of a. point of order made ag-ainst an amendment to.the pending bill. During his speech on Teller's resolution Turpie said: "If we abandon silver and agree to pay all of our obligations in gold we should simply clinch the hold of the debt syndicate upon the country. If, however, we maintain another metallic standard and enforce that position by opening our mints to the free coinage of silver the syndicate of national debt would become as strong- friends of silver as is my f'-iend from Colorado, the author of this resolution; for they would naturally see to it that they would not loss anything on their holdings of government obligations." Turpie analyzed the bill proposed by the monetary commission and sharply attacked' the proposition that all debts should be payable in gold. Turpie did not believe any such proposition would ever find ESiblic favor in the United States.' of other countries with which they are ' The house a , e Qf nours I transacting business relating to the Dis- ships have recently visited Havana. trict of Columbia, and the remainder of This is no new move. The president has {b & on , the'Indian appropriation lv\ f-,-v«/-1 A/1 -frt /I n ir -Fn-r- frrt»vin tin-.*-. V«. > * ^ C ^ 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, Rheumatism, Neuralgia, Catarrh, Nervous Debility, Sick Headsiche, Loss o! Appetite, Blotfilus, Pimples. Scrofula, Erysipelas. Salt Ehenm, Eczema, Weak Back, Fever and and all other Diseases arising from Impurities of the Blood or Derangement of the Nervous System. Price 26 Cents, PREPARED BY THE THOMPSON HERB TEA CO. NEW YORK. intended to do it for some time, but heretofore something has happened to postpone it. The orders to the Maine mean nothing more than I have said, and there is nothing alarming or unfriendly in them. The Spanish minister here is fully informed of what is going on, and so far as I know has not made the slightest objection to it." Further, Assistant Secretary 'Day said that Consul General Lee had not sent for a warship. The German Ships Referred To. This statement shows that the move was made deliberately, and that it could not have been taken if there were serious apprehension of its results in Havana. The German ships to which Assistant Secretary Day referred in his statement are the Charlotte and the Geyer, both training ships and. not of formidable tpye, though one sufficed to settle the recent Haytien difficulty. Their touching at Havana is not significant, as their cruise was arranged in ali details last September, and the same ships are due at Charleston, S. C., early in February next- Th*y're Better Poated Than Day. Senor Quesada, secretary of the Cuban junta, and Senor Albertini, of the Cuban staff in Washington, were about the Capitol during the day conferring with members concerning the Cuban status. Quesada said: "The sending- of the Maine to Cuba, whatever be the official version, is. in our opinion, proof that things are in such condition in the few Spanish strongholds that anarchy reigns and that American citizens and property, unable to find protection at the hands of the impotent Spanish government, have now the protection of their own vessels. It is a declaration to the world that the United States are not afraid of the Spanish rabble which seems to control the Spanish officials." Senor Albertini says the sending of the Maine will justify itself by future events- From his acquaintance with Spanish methods he says there is greater reason for apprehension than has yet been shown, and he declares that as soon as Spain finds that Cuba is lost a carnival of slaughter will be inaugurated with the guns of Mora castle and the Cabanas trained on the city of rfavana. SJIAXJC. CIVII. iEKVIC'E SEXSATIOX. \ttempt to Influence a 'Witness* Testimony —That Eiteuslon of 1896. Washington, Jan. 25.—A bombshell ;vasi sprung at yesterday's session of :he senate civil service investigating committee when E. D. Bailey, assistant hief examiner of the civil service commission, and a leading -witness, intimated that the commissUon had sought o interfere -with his testimony. Bailey was asked as to the last sweeping- ei- ension of the civil service on May 6, .596, and he said the extensions were first suggested by the commission to the ir«sident, instead of the reverse, which he thought nusht be required by strict construction. At this juncture Chalnaan Pritchard read a letter which he said he had r«» from Bailer, saybur he -vraa "•••. bill. During the consideration of the latter bill a lively political debate was precipitated by an allusion made by Simpson relative to an alleged interview with the president on the subject of immigration. Grosvenor took occasion to express the opinion that the president had never used some of the language Imputed to him, and the debate drifted into a general discussion of our industrial conditions, in the course of which the strike in New England, the high prices for wheat in Kansas and the defaulting Republican officials in Nebraska successively played their parts. After Simpson had concluded a rather extended speech on economy Ding-ley re-plied in some good natured remarks in which he twitted Simpson on having ceased to wail of the miseries of bleeding Kansas, a.nd was now looking for misery elsewhere. "We have Populist rule in Kansas now, and there is no longer any misery out there," interposed Simpson, "Isn't Populist rule misery enough?" exclaimed Henderson of Iowa. Curtis (Rep.) of Kansas, commenting on Simpson's statement about the reappearance of prosperity in Kansas owing to Populistic rule, said that in one year of Republican rule in this country the farmers of Kansas had paid off $50,- OCO.OOO of mortgages, while under Popu- lisuc rule in Kansas every state institution was- suffering for lack of funds and for the first time in years state \varrants were being stamped "Not good for lack of funds." Simpson in reply said that when the Populist retired from power three years ago they left ?"KK).000 in the state treasury. When they resumed last year the treasury was bankrupt. At the very opening of the house there was an amusing incident in which the speaker's wit played a part. Kleberg' of Texas, and Docker of Maine, called attention to a coll of the house on the immigration bill printed in a New York paper. They had been made to favor the bill and were opposed to it. "I suggest that the roll be called," exclaimed Cannon of Illinois, "and the poll corrected." "The chair think^ the jurisdiction of the house does not go beyond the congressional record." muttered the speaker drily. —Annexation of the Islands » Perversion of TMted States Policy—Morgan Gives the Senate More of the Same. Princeton, N. J., Jan. 25.—"It is one of the strangest things of these strange times that rny position upon the Hawaiian, question should be misunderstood." That is the way ex-President Graver Cleveland expressed himself when shown the statement of Senator Morgan relative to his position in the senate yesterday. In order that there could be no misunderstanding of his position on the part of. the public he authorized the following statement to the Associated Press: "I do not believe in discussing matters o:C this kind as a private citizen. I do not care, however, to be misrepresented. I will therefore say that ever since :;he question of Hawaiian annexation vras presented I have been utterly and constantly opposed to it. The first thing I did after my inauguration in March, 1S93, was to recall from the federal senate an annexation treaty thea pending before that body. Hawaiian Annexation All Wrong. "I regarded, and still regard the proposed annexation of these islands as not only opposed to our national policy but as a perversion of our national mission. The mission of our nation is to build up and make a greater country out of what we already have, instead of annexing islands. I did not suppose that there was any one ia public life who misunderstood my position in this matter. It had been said that I was partial to the former monarchy and desired to see it restored in order that I might treat with ft for the purpose of annexation. How could I have had such an idea it' I regarded annexation as contrary to our national policy. The same answer can be made to the statement that my opposition to Hawaiian annexation was based merely upon dissatisfaction with the treaty pending before the senate at the time of my second inauguration. I was opposed to annexation as such. Where He Puts flio Disgrace of ISitS. "In regard to the Hawaiian monarchy, aside from any question of annexation and without harboring any previous designs of restoring that monarchy, I investigated the relations <5f our representatives to its overthrow. This investigation satisfied me that our interfer- enpe in the revolution of 1893 was disgraceful, I would gladly, therefore, for the sake of our national honor and our country's fair name have repaired that wrong. "In regard to the Cuban question: My position was fully made known to congress in the various messages in which the subject was discussed. I was opposed to the recognition of the belligerency of the island, and my position was perfectly well known. Indeed, so very unmistakable were my views on the subject that I was time and again threatened by frenzied men and women with dire calamities to be visited upon myself and children because of what they saw fit to asert as my enmity to the Cuban cause. Doesn't Seem to "Smoke" Morgan. "My position on ail the questions was made perfectly clear in the official documents of the time and there can be no possible mistake. It is very difficult for me to understand Senator Morgan's evidently wrong: impressions in regard to my position. Indeed, it is one of the strang-est things of these strange times that my position in these matters should be called into question." had voted against the mine run plan at this session, he suggested that this operators of those two states confer and endeavor to formulate something which would meet their approval. The miners would also meet with the same object in view. This plan was approved by the convention.. There were several propositions niada and voted down and it was seen that the trouble with the operators was their inability to set aside present contracts. Finally the miners were called upon to offer their scale. Ratchford replied by reading the following: "The miners demand is for 10 cents advance on screened and a relative price for mina run." He then offered the following: '•Resolved, That we favor mining screened and unscreened coal In all fields of the competitive districts for the coming year, except Illinois, and that mining prices be adjusted by thia convention giving all. districts in competing districts a fair competing price." As this resolution was about to be put Operator Robbins got the floor and remarked that as the'atmosphere seemed to be somewhat clearer he moved that the whole matter be referred back to the scale committee, with Instructions to report today. This motion carried unanimously and the convention adjourned for the day., WHICH THEY HAD A SMALL GAME. The Six-Shooter Was Trump* and Threa Funerals Ave Announced. Pineville, Ky., Jar.. 25.—William and Harvey Topie are dead, Lew Wallace is fatally wounded as the result of a pistol fight in a room in Leslie county, near the Bell and Harlan county line, Sunday night. The Topie boys -were invited by Wallace to go to his house and engage in a game of draw poker. The game seemed to be one-sided, Wallace winning all the money. Finally the Topies refused to pay some money that Wallace said they owed, and a quarrel followed. Pistols Wi-re drawn, the lights shot out, and a. desperate light began. When the shooting ceased the two Topics were found to be deadand Wallace faially wounded. Locomotive Goes on the Ranipajre. Bloomington, Ills., Jan. 25.—A Chicago and Alton locomotive left unattended in thf> yards suddenly started and^went crashing into the machine shops. The damage is e.«tim*te<^.at fully $5,000, A large section of wall must be rebuilt and many valuable patterns and machines were destroyed. It is believed that the locomotive was started purposely and that the.- offender will soon be arrested. President Dole's Chicago Visit. Chicago, Jan. 25.—Outside of the reception given President Dole, of Hawaii, yesterday his visit to Fort Sheri- •dan was the most interesting event of his stop here. He was g-fv ViM / the official presidential salute of twenty-one guns at the fort, in acknowledgement of the fact that he is the nation's guest. He and his party left the city at 10:25 this morning for Washington. There was a large crowd to see him off. KEBIARKS OF SEXATOK MOBGANV Tfrtlow Fever in Mid-Winter. Washington, Jan. 25. — Surgeon General Wyman has received a dispatch dated the 20th inst. from Dr. Stewart at Memphis stating that the secretary of tie Mississippi state board of health has reported one and possibly three cases of yellow fever near Edwards, Miss, Mail reports to the surgeon general state that the suspected cases are on a plantation about twelve miles from Edwards, where a man, his wife and several children have had symptoms resembling yellow fever. Frank EecK. of Madison, Wis., foreman of the roundhouse, and "Wesley Schelper, Baraboo, engineer of -wrecked engine, were killed by a locomotive explosion at Maiison, and three otherm*n s«verely but not fittaUy hart, Will Futile the Ex-President and Cuiuo Him to Wonder Some More. Washington, Jan. 25. — Morgan took the first opportunity offered yesterday to get the senate floor with another attack on ex-President Cleveland as a question of personal privilege. He referred to a dispatch from Princeton, N. J., published yesterday quoting ex- President Cleveland as denying a statement said to have been made by Morgan in an executive session ol the senate, to the effect that Cleveland was once in favor of the annexation of Hawaii. Morgan said that he could not discuss his own statements made In executive session. "No statement for publication was made by me," said Morgan, "hence Mr. Cleveland, in accepting such a statement without first ascertaining 'rom me what the facta were, shows the willingness to accept: <?£ parte statements in Hawaiian matters." Morgan said that it was well known to some of Cleveland's friends during his first administration that he -xzs in favor not only of the annexation of Hawaii, but also of Cuba. "I cannot," declared Morgan, "accept Mr. Cleveland's statement that he was always opposed to Hawaiian annexation. I can name at least one confidential friend of Mr. Cleveland who will support me in the belief that that statement is not true." Morgan then presented an extended review of Cleveland's connection as president with Hawaiian affairs, in the course of which he denounced the accrediting of Special Commissioner Blount to the government at Honolulu as "a piece of duplicity without paramount." Morgan reiterated his belief that Cleveland was in favor of annexation, but that Dole's honesty forced the president to abandon his policy of overthrowing the provisional Hawaiian government. The correspondence he react, he said, laid the foundation for the broad predicate thai Cleveland was c*pablfr of declaring one policy and Ui- t:n<iing to. aorry into efifesfc another. New Cork and IOWH, FuT Washington, Jan. 25.—Among th« nominations made*>y the president yesterday were the following:: Charles H. Duell, of New York, to be commissioner of patents; George.E. Roberts, of Iowa, to be director of the mint; H. G. McMillan, of Iowa, to be attorney for the northern district of Iowa. Secretary AJjfer Very M uch Better. Washington. Jan. 25.—Secretary Alger is reported to be very much better. He vfes able to sit up in bed and r«ad the papers yesterday: As soon as he is able to stand the fatigues of a. journey he will be removed to some convenient resort on the coast, with the chances In favor of Fort Monroe. Spain to Negotiate a Treaty. Washington, Jan, 25.—Minister Woodford has cabled to the department of itate that the government of Spain ha» consented to negotiate a commercial treaty with the United States on the basis of reciprocity, with schedules for Cuba and the peninsula. President iicKmiey has consented to touch the button and to put the machinery of the golden jubilee mlniagtalr of California at San Francisco in motion. The ceremony will talc* place Saturday. Rayal nrrfcru the 1ood p*n.

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