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VOL. XX. LOGANSPORT, INDIANA. FRIDAY MORNING. MAY 10. 1895. NO-111. GETTING BETTER AND BETTER! ttood store keeping means progress. Yesterday's beet, isu'1, enough for tomorrow. But its easy to K o from one height to a greater -if the business has the proper snap to it. Do you keep track of what is goiog on here? Interesting rarely. Always planning to save you a $ by 'selling goods a little cheaper than any one else. Interesting surely. You can make It profitable if you care too. We're old at the business •but have the habits of a new broom. Our experience has been paid for. BARGAINS! BARGAINS! BARGAINS! WASH GOODS- We are at the head of the column -we've been told. People who know, •say our WASH GOODS DKPARTMKNT ds as complete as the bi? city stores. Just come and auk for something new and popular and see if we have not got it hero. A few of our specialties are: .At l~ii: t/iii Yard. Court Royal Pique, first quality. M 12)>(- UM Yard. . Pongee Satinea. At 25c Uiu Y/tril. Cotton Crepons in handsome effects At l'2\n Ik-. Yard Figured Lawns. At 20<; tha Yard. Clematis Cropon. At 23c Lite Yard Jaoonnotte Pelisse, as line as Silk. .AtSiJc llw Yard. Dresden Dimities. At 3~>c tin: Yard Dresden Orguodies. WRAPPEES. Are here by the hundreds. In all fabrics, in all colors, better material, better made than last year at one- half the price. Oar Leader is 59c but best value we sell at 75c. Lawn wrappers for $1.25 so on up. We can save you money and give you variety to select from. Oar's is a city store with a city stock. DUCK SUITS. Today starts the biggest sale in Duck Suits ever held iu Indiana. They were $5 last year, bought this year to sell at $4 but we are going to start the ba.ll a-rolling by giving your choice of all styles at &2.5O. The best of Duck, the best of make and a handsome Belt and Buckle thrown In. Busy Bee Hive, 409-411 Broadway 306 Fourth St. 1895 SPRING 1895 We take Pleasure in Announcing the .arrival of Our Spring Suitings! And we feel justly proud iu the success of our untiring •efforts which enable us to thovv yoi; this season the Latest, Most Stylish, Most Attractive and Exclusive Line of woolens in the city. Carl W. Keller, Tailor &sDraper. 311 Market St. DEAD BUSINESS With my Competitors compels them to advertise great bargains, but they don't tell you that there are two kinds of (Great Bargains) Clothing. One kind is obeap, trashy ani made especially for fake sales. Such goods I have none. Tho other and real bargain goods are well made, clean and perj|et fitting goods, and of the class iny store is crowded- Hence fee crowds that throes iny store from Monday morning until Sati^pay night. Inspeo||iuy line and I «narante« you will be au addition to the crowd&of real bargain seekers that buy their clothing, hats and shirts at the New Broad- yray store. HIS VOTE DECIDES. Fate of the Income Tax Law Bests with Justice Jackson. Impression Becoming Stronger That Supreme Court Will Declare Law Unconstitutional. WASHINGTON, May 9.—The argument in the reopened income-tax case was concluded Wednesday afternoon, Joseph H. Choate making the closing speech for tho overthrow of the law. For some indefinable reaso.n the impression is becoming stronger that tho supreme court by the deciding vote of Associate Justice Jackson will declare the law to be unconstitutional. That Judge Jackson's mind is made up and that his conviction, ono way or the other, must be deeply rooted is the generally accepted construction placed ou his anxiety to make the long and trying journey to the capitol to decisively participate'in the finding which is to make or unmake the law. Only the strongest feelings or a high sense of duty could impel a man in Judge Jack- eon's critical state of health to endanger his life to sit in a case involving a civil principle. He virtually occupies JUSTICE H. E. JACKSON. the position of umpire in this case, the court standing four to four on the main issue—the constitutional right of congress to tax incomes—and he alone will- decide the fate of the laiv. Should the decision be against the law, a determined effort will be made in congress next winter to set the machinery in motion for the adoption of an amendment to the constitution providing specifically for the taxing of incomes. Mr. choiite Concladott. Joseph H. Choate began the second installment of his argument with a brief reply to some of the suggestions of the attorney general. A synopsis of Mr. Choate's remarks follows: Tie attorney RCmoral wanted to know, Mr. Cioato said, how IOIIK the exemption claimed lor rentals lusted. Was It or.o yenr, or flvo, or ton? Did It follow the money niter Its investment In new Jorms of property? The law taxes receipts from rent »t the time they como Into the posesslon of the owner, und Mr. Choato said ho would not bo so foolish as to claim that rent tnonoy after tho year it was received could not be made tho subject ot taxation oy either tho state or United States. Tax on Jpornonal Property. Mr. Choute soon addressed himself directly to tho discussion of the matters loft In dispute by tno decision of the court. In the light ot tho declarations in that decision, the llrat related to the tax on personal property, and his contention was that the corpus of personnl property was entitled to the same protection as real estate and that a tax on tho income derived tlierefrom was a direct lax as much as a tax on resits. And in this position ho was aided by the frank avowal of the attorney general that it was logically so. Validity of tlui Act. Mr. Choate then proceeded to present argument on the question as to whether the Inroads made upon tho law by tho decision already made, and that which he hoped would be made, constitute an invalidation ot tho whole act. Does It follow because the act has boon loft In its present mangled and mutilated condition it should be burled; I submit that It does necessarily follow that that argument must bo answered in tho affirmative. This mangled and mutilated corpse has too long remained unouried. He chcit a decision by Chief Justice Shaw, who stated that though parts of an act are unconstitutional, -other parts of the same act may have the full force 1 of law. in tho sama manner It these several enactments had bees made by different statutes. But this must be taken with this limitation, that the parts so held respectively constitutional and unconstitutional, must be wholly Independent of- each other. But if they arc so mutually connected with and dependent of each other, os conditions, considerations or compensations for each, other, as to warrant a belief that the legislature Intended them as a-whole, and that, if, oil could not be'car- ried Into effect, the legislature would not pass tho residue Independently, and some parts are unconstitutional, all tha provisions which are thus dependent, conditional, or connected, laust.faU with tbem." Icls also elsewhere stated by tMs court that unless tha court can see It was tho Intention ol congress to pass the law as it Is left, shorn ot the part found to be unconstitutional, the whole must fall. • • • . Mr. Choate said the census report shows that tho value of tho property exempted by the recent decision of tho court exceeds $40,000.000,000. The 2 per cent., opon this Is to be counted by millions. The estimate made by the treasury department at the time of the passage of the law was that tho law' would yield, levied upon all these incomes, from J30,- 000,000 to SiO.OOO.OOO. . He did not know what the returns" which had come in. revl .cd b- tto cour:'.; ruling, amounted to, but he • .•••.'.'; vec- turc t.he assertion that 1 not onc-i'-i; j. what congress Intended would be yielded by the enforcement of. the law in iw present state, ami but little would be left if the court decided to strike out also the ineome from personal property. . '•' . ' Cla-is Aimed.at Escape*. This was a general scheme oj .Income,tut, to; twar upon the .whole people who could! not procure their exemptions In due season;»t tho of the committees of congress. Waal was the object of It? it was. to stnue at me accumulated wealth of the old seaboard states, If your honors please. In. the debates of congress the name of one man, conspicuous above all tho rest, was said to be toe object struck at because ho lived abroad, becauso he owned acres ana square miles of Incomo-yield- Ing real estate, because he used nothing in America which was the subject of an Indirect tax. and therefore there was no other way of reaching him. And ho slipped through their hands under your honors' decision: and everybody in [he same category has done the like. Can you see that congress, under tbo circumstances, would have agreed upon the passage of the law if It had seen that tho principal object of the law •was to esoape it by tno unconstitutionally of Its chief provision? A Tm on Labor. Again, who are loft? Landholders have escaped; bondholders haye escaped. We believe your honors will be -constrained to hold that tho receivers of incomes from personal property will escape. Who arc left to bo taxed? We are loft, tho bone and sinew and brains and norvo scattered throuchout this great community of 70,000,000 people- Wlm was Intended to bo a tax upon capital turns out to be a tax on' labor. How lor.y do you suppose a congress In which the balance of power was hold, to give it tho most dlgnltled name, by what is called the people's party, would have consented to levy a tux upon tho pooplo only, omitting all recourse to tho accumulated wealth of the country ond its Income; The LHW Mu»t L'nll. Whatever way you look at it, whether ut.the mangled condition of the law, the failure of its purpose, its incidence ju«t whore the people who pussod it, tho legislature, did not intend it should fall, or the purpose octual or declared and avowed, or possible and only to be guessed at that they had In view—I say Uiat whatever way you look at It, within Justice Shaw's delimtlon or any definition ever laid down which can bo called authoritative, tula act as It now stands, mangled b.v tao pruning knife of tho constitution. In the hands of this court, your honors cannot see thut tho legislature ovoi would have passed In this form. On tho contrary you can see. and unless you shut your eyes '.o absolute blindness you must see, taat the legislature never would have so unacted it. j(»Ht.H with Mi" Court. Mr, Choato finished his closing argument at 2 o'clock p. m... and the supreme court adjourned imtll Monday, May .20, when a de- dsion may 1)0 announced. BfcTTER PAY FOR'WORKMEN. Amaluaajntoil Association iiu»l Munufnc- tur«r» Combine for Mutual IScmsllt. PITTSBUBCH, Pa.,-May 9.—The Amalgamated Association o£ Tin, Iron and Steel Workers and the. Merchant Bar- Iron manufacturers' National association haveentered iuto a combination to secure for the iron workers of the country better rates of wages and for the manufacturers fair competitive conditions against the mill -operators of the, Pittsburgh district,.. who have been working their employes at low' wages. An .association of manufacturers has been formed, principally outside the • Pittsburgh district, to secure remunerative prices for iron products and incidentally to give the workmen better wages than are now paid, which are admittedly too low. MASSILLOX, 0., May 0.—The miners employed iu the Krause> ; .mines held a meeting and decided to resume work at the sixty : cent rate until the state price per ton has been 'established. Many of'the' miners feel that districts in the state' will 'establish their own prices, and have asked the local operators to pay sixty cents for the ensuing year. SOUTH CHICAGO, 111., Jlay 9.—Capt. Jenkins, in charge of the South Chicago police, announces that his secret service men Thursday reported to him that the' strikers have determined to engage in no concerted action against the Illinois Steel company until the company attempts to fill their places, when they will resist the attempt by every means in their power. This is understood to mean that there will be serious trouble when the company attempts to put in new men the latter part of this week or the beginning of next week. JlOKRiSTOWX, Pa., May 9.—Nine hundred employes in 'the woolen and worsted mills of James Lee & Son, ol Bridgeport, are thrown out of employment. Three hundred of tho hands struck for an increase in wages, and the firm decided to close down the mills. The increase demanded was 10 per cent. One hundred hands of the Roodstock woolen mills and seventy hands at Rambo & Regars' hosiery mill have also struck for an advance from 10 to 20 per cent. BAl/mioRE, Md., May 0.—The strike of 4,000 coatmakers ten days a<ro is practically settled, and it is probable that all the strikers will be at work in a day or two. The strikers were partially successfuL An increase of from 20 to 30 per cent, over the former wages has been agreed to by the manufacturers in Ueu of the 50 per cent, demanded. PHU.ADELPHIA, May 9.—The ranks of the striking garment workers were further depleted Thursday by 300 hands returning to work, the demands of the strikers having been an-reed to by nine additional contractors. Thus far fifty-eight contractors have signed agreements •with the Knights of La"bor to abolish sweat-shops 1 and' increase the pay of their hands and have also furnished bonds at S250 each : that .wages will be paid each week. • ., DEXVEB, Col., May 9.—At 3 o'clock "Wednesday afternoon the case of Richard. Demady,. the alleged, "strangler," was given to the jury. They brought in a verdict of "not guilty" at S o'clock in the evening. •'••;.. .. Kngll»b Actor Stricken with ror»Iy«l». . '. LOSDOX, May 9.—John I<- Toole, the well-known English, actor, .is.suffering from, paralysis and:,.will., permanently retire from the staff*. THE LAST ACT. China and Japan Exchange Batifi- cations of Treaty of Peace. Official Notification of This Action Received at Washington—Spain as an Arbiter. YoKOUAirA, May 9.— China has withdrawn her request to have the armistice prolonged, and ratifications of the treaty have been exchanged. The emperor, acting under the advice of his councilors, Wednesday made a request that Japan extend the limit of the armistice, which had expired, and it seemed that Japan was willing to make an extension of four days. Clio Foo Dln]»,\tche* Confirm JC- Lo:sTX>x, May a— A dispatch to tho Times from Che Foo says that the ratifications of the treaty of peace between China and Japan were exchanged at midnight. The dispatch adds that Russia disclaims any aggressive designs against Manchuria and asserts that she i.s acting on a purely defensive footing against Japan. Spal" to l r lx tho Settlement. PAWS. May 9.— The Figaro Thursday morning, m regard to the negotiations between Japan and Russia, France and Genntiuy for a modification of tho treaty of Shimonoseki, says that it has been loft to Spam to draft a plan for a final settlement of the matters in dispute between Japan and the three powers. Coiixul ltne<l T«lli of tin Ejcclianco. WASHINGTON', May 0.— The state department. Thursday received a cablegram from United States Consul Reed, dated Che Foo, stated that the exchange of finnl ratifications between. China and Japan took place there Wednesday night. JScivs Is Kecolvud i«t Merlin. UEUI.IS. Mav 9.— A dispatch received here' from ChJ Foo stiites'thai tho ratifications of the treaty of pence between China and Japan were exchanged there Wednesday. More Ships for China Sca». ST. Pirrr.RSiiuitr,, May n.—Russia, France and Germany, it is announced, are about to increase the naval forces in the China seas. _ CHURCH~FUNDS MISAPPLIED. EplKCOpi»llan» of Jackson, Mlm., Are Promised a.-I<eal Sensation. MEMPHIS, Tenn., May 9.— A special from Jackson, Miss., says: "A report was made to tac diocesan council of the Episcopal churcli uy a special committee which nas been examining the accounts of tuo trustees of church property whose term expired last May. Thoreportsays: -InseveraHn- stancos Involving money tue law of the caurch •was palpably violated and disregarded, verging on criminality, la that loans were mado t>y individual members of -the board without . tho concurrence of all of them or of a majority; that somo loans wore on Insufficient security or no security at all, and In ono instance -what appears to bo an unauthorized. appropriation of money was mado t>y a member of tho board of trustees, woo af tho time was secretary of the said board, which money appears to have been applied. to his personal use. '" NO GREATER NEW YORK. Bill' Fail* of Final Paimaco In 8enat«— Motion to Recooiililer Tabled. AiBAxr, N. Y., May 9.— The Leiow Greater New York bill has been lost in the senate on the final passage by a vote of yeas 14, nays 19. A motion to reconsider the vote was tabled. Ha* Kcached No Settloment. HAVASA, May 9.— The correspondent of the Associated Press here has made inquiries in official circles regarding the report current . in the United States that Capt. Gen. Martinez de Campos has reached a settlement with the rebel leaders, and that the insurrection is practically over. As a re- sultof these inquiries the statement is made that the captain general has not reached a settlement with- the rebels, and that he will not do so. He will depend upon force of arms to put down the rebellion antf. restore peace to Cuba. ____ _ Chicka»»w. May Fl*ht. DESISOX, Tex., May 9. — The national courts convened Wednesday at Tishomingo, the capital of the Chickasaw nation. A serious state of affairs exists, which may precipitate a civil war. There are two sets of officers throughout, from judge, down, and a clash seems certain, as each side is obstinate. The factions are heavily armed- A single shot fired means a battle. The governor's offers of mediation have been rejected. Chicago UallT Chronicle. CHICAGO, May 9. — Chicago's new democratic daily is to be issued under the name of the D;i'!/ Chicago Chi-oni- cle. Articles of Lncn.-^or:::i^n were :,' .••'. Thursday at Sprir.:::.«f'd -o.- the_pi. .-• - cation of daily and suud-i;; _^|J33®. • a newspaper under that lA."-JO. '- i'J .amount of the capital stock was pb-ed at S300.000. The incorporators are Martin J. Russell. Uoratio W. Seymour and Joseph A. Kohn. In a Starring Condition. COIATMBCS, O., May 0.— A special to the Post-Press says fifty families are in a starving condition in one township in Athens county-. O. An effort -will be made to have an unexpended balance from last winter's relief funds, now in GOT. McKinley'a hands, used in their behalf. The sufferers ire .unemployed miners. __ WITHIN OUB BOEDERS. Teleprsms from Towns and CitiM In Indiana. Mint Xot Entrr Suloon*. FORT WA.YST:, Ind., May 9.—April 15 the "Xickel-PlaW railway officials posted notices informing' all trainmen, engineers,, firemen, switchmen, flag- men and telegraph operators that if any employe was Been entering or leaving a saloon on or after May 1 h« •would be summarily discharged. Wednesday four old freight conductors and six regular brakemen were dis- . charged. It is understood that twenty ' jnoro heads were cut off in the evening. At least forty trainmen have received orders to report and explain their movements during the last ten days. ;, No Dancing In th« Normal School. TERRS HAUTE, Ind., May 9.—Tbo practice of having dunces in the building of the state normal school wa* suddenly stopped by the unexpected appearance of President Parsons in ono ' of tho rooms where a dozen couples were enjoying the dance. The next morning at chapel meeting: the presi- lent announced there could be no •more dancing- in the building. He expressed no opinion as to dancing- being 1 an evil, but only that the state build- . inff could not be used for the purpose. I'otnon^cl liy Oils. JKFFE«SOXVII,LK, Ind., May 9.—Fifteen workmen employed in the Ghecns cement quarries at Cemeutvillo are lying in a critical condition as a result of breathing the jjas and foul air pen- erated by blasting- in the quarry. Tho quarry is fully 300 yards deep, stretching- underground backward from the edge of a pond. The entrance to tho cavity is just lar^c enough to admit the workmen one by one. The foul air could not escape as fast as generated. iiouclit Two UOIII)B. LA PORTI:, Ind., May 9.—The Baltimore ,t Ohio Railroad company has completed neg-QLiiiuon* for the purchase of the St. Joseph Valley railroad and the Elk-hart Ot Western, the latter . Hue beinjr controlled by H. E. Bucklen, a Chicago millionaire. Both roads ' will be extended to points in Michigan and Indiana, the Baltimore & Ohio . main lino to be made near Milford. The consideration is not known. Second 1'oit-Mortem 11 eld. FOET WAVXE, Ind., May 0.—Great interest attaches to the recent murder of Mrs, Savannah Dugan. The body . was disinterred and a second post-mortem was held. The examination proved that the neck had been broken, and this probably caused her dc.ath. o3.- though the defense will attempt to prove that it was broken after death. ' The circumstantial evidence is very strong against Newman. filmy Got a Collect. ANDEESOX, Ind., May 9.—Prof. Croan, president of the normal college at Lincoln, Xeb., which two years ago had 1,700 student* enrolled, but, owing to the famine in that state, had but 150 last year, is in the city, and was offered by Anderson real estate men a 820,000 bonus for the location of his college • ;. here on tho site which he has picked out. He will probably accept the offer. ' R>B*»M Named. < INDIANAPOUB, Ind., May 0.—The state , officers authorized to appoint regent* for tho state soldiers' and sailors' monument selected Gen. Lew Wallace, of Crawfordsvillc; Gen. Fred Knefler, of Indianapolis, and G. V. Menzies, of Mount Vernon. The lastrnamed is the democratic member of the board. Gen. Knefler will be made superintendent. Deitmctlve Hailstorm. BOSTOK, Ind., May 0.—A hailstorm 3 miles north of here destroyed hundreds of dollars' worth of property. The storm was confined within a radius of 2 miles, including the farms of Jesse Crecelius, Moses Goldman, G. W. Cuzzore, Eliza Gresham and! ; Valentine Deitch. Charged with Murdrr. '' TIPTOS, Ind., May 9.—Amos Eudally,. who i» charged with killing the illegitimate child of his 15-year-old daughter, is on trial here. He took the child ^ . to a farmer's house in an adjoining county, leavipg it in the barn, where it died of exposure.' Held Cp »Dd Bobbed. GIJ.EAD, Ind., May 9.—Masked melt •with revolvers held up Frank Moore at his residence, securing overSSOO in cash besides jewelry and other valuable*. Entrance to the house was effected by means of a false telegram. Killed by Electricity. ELurrFOBD Cmr, Ind., May 0.-—Th« 8-year-old < :.n<;hter of John RatlifZ, Tv-i.-'ir- ;,orunvesto'here, v,-asplaying . . .-Id with the :":imily cat when ......... re killed by lig-htning-. Ha» tired KM Ye»r»- COLITOTJUS, Ind.'. May 9.—Nathaniel Stroughcr. the oldest man in Crawford county, celebrated the 104th anniversary of his birth. He was born in Tennessee. ___^_ lire a» Jer«y Vltf Uxlclit*. JERSET Crrr, N. J., May-9.—Afire that caused a loss of 875,000 started in the Imperial Varnish company's factory, Jersey City Heights. Be&idesth» varnish factory ^William Slainal's ganz», factory and a dozen residences were. destroyed. Most of the buildings wet*- > insured. • s f. t s ._, .......... -

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