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tin Gra}'s CORNER. ..1>n new fall goods. While many uier- ••>"*hants are stuck on unseasonable goodg •nd arc usiug t-very means possible to jrat them outo their customers, John Gray comes to the close of the season ' '-ta grand shape and is able to take ad- WntlTge of the von,' low Eastern''mnrk- •to for cash nnd gives his customers Mean new fresh goods away below old --flairled over stoc-k. P. S.-rCome nnd ?et tho difference. AND •MOST^-'.DBFfiNSBiiBSS VIC- j TIMS Or UNSTABLE MONEY AND A FLUCTUATING CURRENCY.—' Dcmocrntlc platform, 1S92. THIS t'HAHOS EDITORIAL. Tin- Journal discusses lu piir this morning what'st-ems to it a ridiculous iMlir.orl:il whiL-h appeared In Hie Ph.-iros hist evoulnj?. While' It Cfinnor. but LIU iiinusi'd nt the absurd ravings rluMv is still some, phases .of it \vhicli j arc DAILY JOURNAL every day '" the w»«k (except Monday) by the Lopansport Journal Company. •W. 8. WRIGHT Presideni .A. HARDY Vice President •SO. W. CRAVES Secretary m. B. BOYER : Treasurer Price p«r Annum M.W • Price per Month w Official Paper of City and County. (Entered as second-cla«3 mall-matter at tfte Loganaport Post Ortlco, February a, THURSDAY. AUGUST 20, 1800. REPUBLICAN TICKET. For President. WILLIAM McKIXLKY. JR., °£ Ohio. For VIce-President, OARKETT A. HOBAKT of New Jersey. Co For Governor, JAMES A. MOUNT of Montgomery For Lieutenant Governor. . W S. HAGGARD, of Tlppecanoo Counly For Secretary 01' State. WILLIAM D. OWEN*, of Cass County. For Auditor ot State. AMERICUS C. DAJXEY or Boone County For Treasurer o' State. FRED J. SCHOL2, ol Ynnderburg County- Far Attorney General. •WILLIAM A. KETCHAM of Marion Co. For Reporter of Supreme Court, CHARLES F. REMY of Bartholomew Co, For Superintendent of Public Instruction, > D M GEETING, of Harrison Count. For State Statlstlcan, B. J. THOMPSON, of Shelby County. For Judge of the Appellate Court. First District. WOODFORD ROBINSON, of Gibson Co. Second District. TV E HENLEY, of Rush County. ; • Third District D W COMSTOCK of Wayno County. Fourth District. JAMES B. BLACK, of Marlon Cour.ty. A Fifth District. • ' V Z. WILEY, of Benton County. Electors at Large, H. G. THAY.ER, CHAS F. JONES. For Congress, GEORGE W. STKELE. For Joint Representative. WILLIAM T. WILSON, of Cass County. Tor Representative-CHARLES B LONGWELL. -For Frosccutor-CHARLES E. HALE. ForClerk-JOSEPH G. GRACE. For Treasurer— BENJAMIN F. KEESLING. For Sheriff-T. A. ADAMS. For Surveyor— A. B. DODD. For Coroner— DR. J. A. DOWN-EY. For Assessor- JOSEPH BARR. For Commissioner, First District— JOHN. '' ... For Commissioner, Third District— ABRAHAM SHIDELER. COMPARE THEM. "The Republican party la u.nres«rved- .tj for sound money. It caused the en•• . •ctoent of the law providing for the .rwramptlon of specie payments In 28?i9; •jtace then every dollar hau been as good MI gold. "We are unalterably opposed to every •« .measure calculated to debase our cur-' i .;i«Dcy or impair the credit of our country. We are therefore opposed to tie .tree coinage of silver except by Jnter- Mttonal agreement with the leading •fcommerciflJ nations of the world, -which we pledge ourselves to promote, and un- Ml then such gold standard must be pre- Tlip editorial as a whole aiipiNils to igrnoraiice. Th'a'Ms dangerous. . It makes little difference to flic ignorant man whether ho 'is wronged or 'not. The imUu thing Is to make him think that he is, to get him In n ili!spi".-:ite friuiu!' of mind. As a. rule moil of tills class grnsp but one idea, Thoy do not reason. A single phrase has more weight with them Hiari the whole works of a. Bacon or a Locke. They are controlled by their hatred, and Urn tli-st step is to make them liato. There was more force In the word "Commune" than in all the- logic of Franco. The unjust and untruthful attack on the Integrity of the railroad men of r.ogansport was a serious matter. The .Toiirtiiil has not been a supporter of Democrat. 1 * but it does not believe them bad citixeiis. It does not believe that the Democratic railroad men arc as the Pharos says.' ThiU'thcy arc hypocrites, and will sign for sound money and vote against it. That Ihey are traitors, aud will Join a club and betray. it to its enemy, the Pharos. That (hey uro liars, ami will talk sound money openly and free silver secretly. That they arc cowards', and afraid to speak their honest convictions for fear of losing employment. That they, arc fools, ready to vote against their own interests and to destroy the employer who helps them earn their daily bread. Why should a. man 'hesitate to speak out for fear of losing his Job and then vo'tc to lose it? What sort of consistency Is this? What sort of intelligence? A I'ool has more sense than that. Against this unjust and scurrilous attack The Journal enters emphatic protest. If the Pharos concedes tTIe working man's vote gone and seeks to Influence the fanner., let the farmer know that there is not one word of truth in the Pharos statements, nor ground for its accusations. If the Pharos seeks to influence and prejudice only the most ignorant workingman let the public take care that this seed does not take root. Certainly tlie.intel- ligeucc and patriotism of this community c.an stamp, out the poisonous wood of anarchy. It would not be an unfitting thing for the Democrats who are thus maligned to wait upon the Pharos In a body and demand a retraction of these false and malicious utterances. • ' I thought you opposed ornci- HigKe* pf all in Leavening Power.—Latest U. S. Gov't Report. fying mankind on a golden cross." Bryan: "Good gracious, man! of silver," • ' aud that if they exercise the, rights guaranteed American freemen .their services will be dispensed w.iUi-— Pharos, • , • Silent! Great Heavens! Where,..arc your ears. Silent? Not much..,.Were yon at the rink the other night? ... "All our silver and paper currency Most be maintained at parity with gold, and we favftr all measures de- •ign'ed to maintain inviolably the obligations of the United States and all our money, whether coin or paper, at the present standard, the standard of the ..•.«rast enlightened nations of the earth." —Republican platform. "We demand the free ana unlimited _«>iDaee of both gold and silver at the present legal ratio of 1C to 1, without waiting for the aid or consent of .^ny •ther nation. We demand that th« •tandard silver dollar shall be 9 full .legal tender, equally with gold, for all >flebts, public »j>.cl private, and we fav- •r mich legislation as will'' prevent the demonetization of any kind of legal ten- -4er money, by private contract,— Demo- jratlc platform. We demand free and unlimited nominee of silver and gold at the present legal ratio of 1C to 1.— Populist platform, .892. We hold to the use of both gold and ••liver as the standard money of the •> jeountry, and to the. coinage of both gold tad sliver, without dlscrlmJna'trng •gainst either metal or charge for mln> Hgo, but the dollar anlt of coinage of both -metajs must be of equal Intrlnsle »nd exchangeable, value or be adjusted through IntornatJonal agreement or bs •nch safeguards ot legislation as sdoll" Insure, the maintenance of the parity of tfhe two metnla and the equal power ot ereiy dollar at nil times In the markets and In payment of debt, and we demand that all paper currency shall .be kept at par with and redeemable In •nch coin. WE MUST INSIST UPON THIS POLICY AS ESPECIALLY NECESSARY FOR THE PROTECTION* OF THE FARMERS AND LABORING CLASSES, . THE FIRST The railway authorities dare not do such .in illegal, unwarranted and unjustifiable act, but'.they coultf unjustly discriminate against worthy Democrats, therefore, the wise course to pursue is to say little, study the effects of the single gold standard upon productive Industry nnd then vote to free yourself from the domination of foreign governments in American riffnirs. —Pharos. Thoy might fire;a man for being color blind under such circumstances. Can't tell what might happen when the right of way is being used for a cow pasture. The railroad men know how to assertl their rights and It is not at nil probable that they will bo "intimidated" either by tho Pharos or by their employers! The railroad owner naturally does'not' Wc'int his property ruined and the em- ploye is Just as anxious that it .shall not be. Whatever questions may exist as to the division of the receipts In the way of dividends nnd wages'neither, side wants the receipts to stop and 'the plant to be idle. We do not believe .a single employe of the road will be discharged for expressing hi.s political opinions.—Pharos; How about it if he-sends'them |iy freight Instead of expressing 'thbiii? Of course you do not believe a single employe will be discharged, and"you do not believe any employe Is intimidated. ;l ' : '" IT IS NOT AT ALL PROBABLE THAT THE NEXT JIOUSE WILL HAVE A MAJORITY FAVORABLE TO'THE FREE COINAGE OF SILVER AT A RATIO .OF 10 TO 1. WHEN IT BECOMES A DEMONSTRATED FACT" THAT THERE IS NO .DANGER OF THIS COUNTRY ADOPTING THE SILVER STANDARD IN CONDUCTING THE BUSINESS OF THE COUNTRY, PROSPERITY WILL COME AGAIN AND, WITH LOWER .TAXES ON TH'E- NECESSARIES OF LIFE, EVERY. KIND OF BUSINESS WILL BOOM AGAIN.—PJiaros editorial, March J2 ti 130C. '. ' But such intimidation ns is uowlbe lug practiced, Is a culme that smells 'to heaven, and the PennsylvanlaTailronn company will pay dearly for.it Inith end.—Pharos. '• •:••. '•;••'»'•• Now, Ben, don't get mad nnd.fgo to burning cars just because.-thcr. InteHi gent Democrats'of this community won't flop with you. : : • '•- •' Many of those who hare, joined Kearney's club have stated. ; to iheii friends that they will vote-Cor ,-Bryap aud against McKihley'and,.,the .;goj<' conspirators,—Pharos. .,•.„• Much as The Journal is,pained, to make a distinction it is compelled to believe that it. is not the men w^hq joined the club who are lying about it. ... ,, —-~— .^-^.^ ——— : ; .. And mark this: ,The .Pennsylvania railroad company wlll.snCfer'fo'r'every act of intimidation Its ' agents "lire guilty of. Justice will In 'time 1 ''assert itself.—Pharos. •'• " • -'•'" Dldu't you read the letter fr6hi Watts? Justice has already asserted himself. . i •• ,•• "v The rights of freemen can not be In-' tcrfered with In this.land where politi-. cal freedom is guaranteed without bringing tho curse of heaven upon those guilty of so heinous a crime.— Pharos. This evidently 'refers to the colored man in the South. Probably it is .Inn extract from one of Fred Doughisls'S; speeches. It's sound Republican doctrine anyhow. If tho rights of free born. American citizens arc to be Interfered with by gjr gantlc corporations, con trolled, by Ens-. -lish capitalists, their-political..liberty •is at stake.—Pharos. ; .. That's right, Ben. Don't'let [.those free traders, run .this country. .", ! ",' r . There is 'no longer .nuy doubt but what the railway corporations of the country are going to.bulldoze and intimidate their employes In. behalf of McKiuley and the single gold standard. The work has .already begun. It has begun. In this City,—Pharos. ... : •• Rats, Benjamin, Rats! • The officer Is apt to speak out when he finds some one trying to scuttle: the ship''.because" ,he don't want the crew-to drown but that isn't "'timidatlon.:' • " •' They say they do not want'to antagonize tbc Panhandle atithbiities and the English capitalists -who own"\iie Pennsylvania railroad.—Pharos. .; '.'.' Wliy should they? What good can it do the trainman to ditch his ,ti;aui, with himself under the wreclv? , Meu who have heretofore been outspoken in declaring their political convictions arc now silent. Why? Because there Is a feeling among the- ra Uroad boys that they are watched ,. ,-|But thanks to the Democratic party (6f Indiana, we have a secret ballot *law in this State, and'every frecm'an ca.n exercise his political' privileges at the polls without fear.—Pharos. : " You just bet tbey can, nnd wait'till you hear the returns.. • . -."•'•"' • We advise all Democrats'In tfie'em-" ploy of the Panhandle to pursue .the even tenor of their way.—Pharos. • 'They won't ever see a.tenner, if silver goes. •.-'•' u '.-•••'•"'• Silk Worm f.gfi from JapaU Developed . in America. •<,'' The superintendent of tie reformatory ..prison, for women ai Sherborn, Mrs. Ellen C. Johnson, who .has ; for years been one of the most enthusiastio ns'well as most successful propagators of the eilk worm in this country, has lecently finished o highly 'interesting; experiment with eggs received direct from Japan, where such a specialty is made of this branch of domestic industry. Miss Johnson having been engaged iii the work for quite a time, the inbreeding process had, it was found, lessened the value of the eggs obtained, ; consequently'the results were not as ' tatisfactory as could.be wished for. ' A few months ago, while KosukiTom- : coka, one'of the chaplains in charge of the prison interests in Hokido, where are located five institutions of this kind, .was visiting the Sherborn reformatory, Mrs. Johnson asked him if she could ob- lain eggs of the silk worm in his native .country.. Ho immediately gave her U' letter assisting tho superintendent to accomplish her purpose. As a result of this letter, there were mailed in two queer looking bamboo rolls about 50,000 eggs of the worm, these being sent on five different paper cards to which they were fastened by glue or some rlher adhesive substances. As soon as received in this country, the cg-gs wero placed..in a refrigerator, and later tho process of hatching was gone through with, but only about 1,000 of the eggs produced worms. This failure is attributed by Mrs. Johnson to the fact tihat perhaps the United States mail bngs, while coming from Japan, were brought In .too close contact with the Kteam pipe on the boat, and in that vyny the eggs were overheated. ', She has this satisfaction, however, jlhiit the worms brought forth have al,-ready! begun to produce silk, which ia the finest in color and texture of anything made in this country, as far as hjer, experience goes. The cocoons, ••njhich are now placed in brown paper .cornucopias that are homemade, arc wlhife in shade and of quite perfect formation. The variety of eggs is what is Vhow-a'in Japan as "Koishiman," and Avere: 'produced nt un institution founded by the silk industry guild for riiising worms.'. Another trial of egga from the some source will be bad. Mrs. Johnson has produced many thousands ot silk 'worms, and her silk exhibit at tlie Columbian exposition in Chicago was'greatly admired. She has but!.;re- ceiitly received from the coipinlfte'e'0u awards at the world's fair a pftrcbjh'enT, diploma and also a fine bronze modal for the woman's prison exhibit, of which the silk worm product'was a part. She has at present 124 mulberry trees growing in one of the yards of the institution, from which are regularly gathered leaves to feed the-worms,—Sprlng- (Mass.) Republican. •Spenk to Each Other Once a Year. ; There is, in Tennessee, a family of three sisters which presents some of the most startling peculiarities imaginable,.. The three sisters, all of whom old maids, live together on.a_fa.rni, their sole m'ean« of subsistence, nnii work parly oral late to earn a livelihood. Two of them work in'.tlie field;• Baking Powder ABSOLUTELY PURE PAYING THE POLICE. How the Thing IsDone in tho Great City of Chicae-o, Honey I* pl«trll>uted i,y »»llf for the Fiji-pone, It lion !<»ver JJeen i Wagon and I some, and sell for MO to soon pair. A pet of window draperies, made of satin with renaissance edgings and trimmings was sold the other tfny for$250 ]><»•>- \\-hulow.~X. Y. Ledger. THE PURCHASE OF WIVES, I*, taken over $200,pOO every month to run the police department of Chicago. The amount varies according to the fines imposed at police board trials or extra men employed on extraordinary oi'nasions. For the month of .May check»\veredrawn for $29;,M0.24. From this amount thera was the usual reduction for the pension fund; for May the was $2,343,80. The actual paid to tha force, from the nmount amount EXPERIMENT IN SILK CULTURE. chief down to tfye-lowest in the department, was' the difference between the pension fund and the amountgiven. The 15th of each month is pay day in the department, unless Sunday falls on that date. On that day a wagon containing a paymaster, two specially* detailed oflicers and the driver, the last also a policeman, leaves the city hall in the morning. The wagon contains a bale, und it i;; full of checks—not cash. The driver knows the route. The paymaster lias the paj'roll. The first step is made at Battery D, of the First precinct. All the men of that precinct not on their beats ore lined up when the wngon arrives. The paymaster goes in wilh the payroll of that station nud checks for each man. The desk sergeant calls the roll and as each man answers he steps out of the ranks ajid receives the city treasurer's check for a mouth's services, according to rank, unless there is a deduction for fine. Checks for absentees and men on duty are laft with the captain. The captain's check isfor$137.50; thelieutenants'cheeks are for $120 each; sergeants', $100; that for each patrolman, $83.33, and of the inspector, $2.10. The chiefs check is always handed to him personally, if he is in the «ity, aud he always scrutinizes it to see if it calls for $500. That is his monthly salary. Then he deposits it in his bank. The pay wagon of the department is a gay outfit, built for the express purpose, and if some of the bold highwaymen of Chicago should conclude to hold it up as they do the cashiers of stores it ia not likely that they would be able to '•blow" the safe before assistance arrived, and the police are unusually alert on the 15th. If the wagon should be ten minutes late nt a station the whole force would be on the qui vive. The check of the city treasurer of Chicago, according to at) attache of the police department, is "good at any bank, saloon, or brewery." If there is a bank near the station the former always stocks up with cash the day before the monthly pay. If there is no ba.nk in the vicinity, the saJoons,or brewery, if there be one, cash the checks, as that usual'y means n "little business." There are 3,209 names on the payroll of the police department of Chicago. The chief comes first, with a salary of $500 a month.- The assistant, or deputy, follows with *300. The inspectors, four in number, get $210 each. The chief of detectives and captain rank alike on the payroll, each getting $187.50 a month. The lieutenants in the detective department get $141.CC each. The lieutenants of the regular force get $125 each; sergeants, $300 each; custodians $116.66; secretary of the department, $187.,SO; private secretary to the chief, $150; detectives, $.100 ench. The department, like similar depart' ments in all cities, comprises representatives from the principal na-tionsof the earth. The Irish are in the majority; then come the Swedes and Norwegians and Scandinavians. There are some colored men on the force, a few English and Scotch, nnd now and then an American. It is said by one who knows that there are not 100 men on the police force of Chicago vho come under the head usually known as "genuine Americans," although every man would resentbeing called anything else. The head of the department and his: nssistant and most of the captains are of foreign extraction, if not foreign born. — Chicago Chronicle. ' Countries In Which Legal JIarrl*ce Follow* the Payment of a. Price. Thei-e are many countries in which. If a man wishes to be legally married, he has to go out and buy a wife, though the market price of that article varies^ considerably. ]n Uganda you cnn get what you require for two or tlirccbul- locke, or even for six good sewiiiff needles, or"perhaps u box of percussion caps: while inferior-syrves can_bepicked upin exchange for a coat, o.nd, if one is indiggrent. to told; anj beauty, fora, pair of show:'' In the"Caroline islands yffijfgre'caeap: ,AJather wiJHet, vou jnaxry h.is daugbtgrTl HOUSEHOLD NOTES, to th« Home iha third docs the cook inff a.nd the other aouscwork. There-is but one'period nf ihe year when any member o£ the trio, ina anything- to say to any other menir; }ex. All during the winter, spring nnd (rammer they go about their business with, the seal oi silence on their, lips. fen' fall, comes and the crpp'is.h.ir- •es'iecl "they brenk'the silence, and then only to quurrel over the division .of the >roceeds. When each has succeeded n getting all that she .thinks possible, isilerice reigns again until the next harvest time. The sisters have made a. A joint debate between George Burkhart and the flies of the.I'liaro; arranged. ' Whom "the gods destroy tJhey.Jjfirst make mad. , ...... p!'4W 1 * <"«•'- They are known "far nid near as the vdeaf and dumb, ^plets," although this title is scarcely Bppropriate'.--Chicngo Tribune, X3. **.;*£• .. • V-'-.' IxmdoB A eg«tnrl*n Beitannnt*. K TJjer« : aj-e 4p. restaurants in London "which! vegetable food alone is served. Small Jtemn Which Add Comfort. " Color on the table is principally confined to what are known as colored teas. Pick, yellow, white and scarlet teas are in favor, and a heliotrope tea was a special achievement of a young matron who has unlimited'ineans at her command. Heliotrope, however, does not work out with such fine detail as yellow, pink or scarlet. • Perhaps .one of the most charming entertainments of this sort was a snowdrop tea given to a debutante. Everything woo white except the little foliage necessary to keep the flowers from looking bare and cropped. . r Cottage curtains arf quite as well liked when made in perfectly plain muslin, the spotted, dotted and sprigged foods having been 'to some extent set aside.- .These curtains are trimmed, with a rufflei of the goods about four inches wide; The jsuffles are sometimes fluted, or th?y may be pinched in .little plaits over., the finger, or crimped, with a knife, 'ns Vere ruffles in cap borders in older, times. " Brussels net curtains, with fipe embroidery, are very much admired. Some of the better-ones are exceeBingly hnnd- a little fruit or a small present of J while in Samoa matrffiTolay runs you into pigs and canoes; among the FTjinnSj into whales 1 i«e"th and muskets. In Tortary it is best'to marry ben«at!j you (you can do it on a few pounds of butter), because a man who has lordly notions of a marriage with one of the upper ten roust be an owner o? horseST The aborigines of Australia manage their marriages upon a most equitable principle. -If A wishes to marry B'» Bister, be allows him to marry his own; or, if B happens to be a widower, then his daughter will do just as well. Onr. ol the most objectionable forms of gaining a wife is to work for her, a habij; practiced among .many unclv-_ Tlized nations, its only advantage beinjj that a man can g«t a wife on cre3it, I though his father-in-law takes good care that ho serve* his time. Among some races you have to> do your work before you get your wife, as Jacob had to serve for Leah, and for Eachel. Marriage 'by exchange and purchase is not customary, among uncivilized nations 'only. In Central America and Peru a man has to work for his bride. In China a present Is given, by the father of the bridegroom, the amount of which is agreed upon by both the families. The Japanese make use'of a similar custom, though, in their case, the giving of presents is the most important part of the entire marriage ceremony, for afterYljese have been de-: ilivercd and formally accepted, neither of the contracting parties is able to go back. Wife purchase appears to have been the basis of Indo-European ' •marriage before the separation of the, 'peoples took place. . ..Manu mentions •the Asura form of .marriage as one of purchase, and according to Aristotle the ancient Greelcs~wcre in the habit of buying their brides, for in the Home'rlc age a maiden was called by a name which signified "one who brings her parents many oxen." The old Scandinavians believed that even tbc gods had paid a price for their wives, and in Germany the expression "to purchase a wife" was in vogue until the end of the middle .ages. The old inhabitants of Ireland and Wales were ' accustomed to buy their wives with gold nnd silver or land. In Servia, at the beginning of our century, girls had reached such a price that Block George reduced their valu« to'one ducat. '' Among many savage nations V t3»e equivalents of H wife are varied and grotesque. Poor Bashkirs.. purcliaM; theirs with cart loads, of, wood or hay;' the Indian Kisans, with two baskets of rice and a rupee; a tribe in Californla, with, half a string of dentallum shell: and among tho FadamB, a rude, peopla of India., the suitor shows his intentions by gifts of fleld mice and sqnlr- rels.—Pall Mall Gazette. . , Historic*!' Age ot tb« DOB. it. Quotrefages, the zoologist and all- round scientist, states that in China the' exact- period of the introduction of tn.e dog is well known, viz., in the year 1112 B. ft., which puts it at about the time of the siege of Troy, 3,000 years ago. It also appears, from the Chinese, historic account, that the dog is a domesticated jackal nnd that the jackal of today is simply a wild, savage dog.—N. T. Sun. Kalirwd Speed In tiel-mnor. Germany hns made some bold expcrl-. mcnts ox, railroad speed on the line between Berlin and Gorlitz. The best performance was 65% miles, which \vas 12 miles better than the highest speed of the fastest .German train, the Berlin- Hamburg lightning express, which does 177>/ 3 miles in 3>/ 2 hours. Ordinary German express trains make 4S'/2 miles an hour. Awarded Highest Honors— World's Fair. DR; CREAM BAKING PWDffl MOST PERFECT MADE. > pMre Crape Cream of Tartar Powder. Free • r Ammonia, Alum or-«ny other adulterant iO Years the Standard.

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