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LOGiNSPORT JOURNAL VOL- XXL LOGANSPORT INDIANA, WEDNESDAY MORNING: AUGUST 26,1896- NO- 204 Great Alteration Sale IN OUR ANNEX. Early Fall purchases in the lines of Jackets Capes and Keady Made Stuff Suits are coming in. Entrance to the annex will be closed while improvements are going on and our^customers will kindly take notice to COME TO THE TIAIN STORE. As the Fall season is always a short one in this department and the extensive improvements we are about to make will naturally interfere with the daily trade and in order toy you to-perhaps go out of your way a fewsteps- we Will sell every garment in the department New or Old at Strictly Cost. When we say cost we mean just what the word implies. We are ready to prove above assertion this morning. Stil! a great line of Shirt Waists at the cost of the material. W1LER & WISE. DELEGATES MEET. Convention of National League of Republican Clubs Opened; President McAlpin Presides—Telei> grams of Regret Received.from Me-;, Kinley and Hobart. •; • Milwaukee, Aug. 25.—On the iriorn- ing ol the first .session of the ninth ari- iiua'l convention oC the National League of Kepublicau Clubs, the. reported effort of delegates from the '•• wesfenj states to capture the couvciition'forfree silver seems to Jiave entirely disa'pj- peared. >'ot many delegates arc p7-cs- cnt from those states, and those who arc here declare themselves to be for'the St. Louis platform. One of 'the most prominent of those is B. B. Ui'fjelow, chief justice of the supreme court 'of Nevada. He says that in his slate tlieixi are no free silver republicans; no otiois reeoij'iiiy.ed as a republican who docs not intend to support MeKinley.nnd-tlie ST.. Louis platform. (.1. A. Steelo, o£ Oregon, says that .Elate is i'or MeKinley and thcgold.stn.nr1- nrd, and.will give the republican candidate a big-majority. ' • "• The convention niet in Exposition! hall, which is handsomely decorated, ' ' ' Tblevramn Kocoivfld, -, Secretarj' Dow] ing read the following telegrams: !. Canton, 0., AUK. 24.—I am sorry to disappoint you. hut I am constrained to adhere to my declination of your invitation to attend the meeting of the republican clubs. ''• '•• • WJLTJIAM M'KINLEY. Pnterson, N, J,, Ai:g. 2J.—I cannot possibly, leave the New York headquarter:). My "-presence there is imperative, .ii • GARRET'!' A. HOBART. •"Telegrams and letters of regret wore Teo'eivcd from Channccy M.Depow, Gov. D.-II. Hustings, M. A. Hiuina, Senators Allison. Cullom, Davis and YVoleotU The convention then at 32:50 took a recess until three o'clock. 409 and 411 Broadway. 306 Fourth Street. Clothes up to Date . . Hare been in great favor at our establishment. Fact is no one has a flnor line o£ woollens and worsteds to select from than ours. Important Features . . . In the make-up of our clothes ru ark their superiority. We are not , the cheapest tailors but claim to be the best. Carl W.Keller, Tailor and Draper. 311 Harket Street. 5ee Our Prices on Granite Ware. 4 QUART SAUCE PAN... 8 QUART .SAUCE PAN... 8 QUART SAUCE PAN.. 10 QUART SAUCE PAN. 4 12 QUART SAUCE PAN.. C QUART MILK PAN 4 QUART COFFEE POT. 5. PINT TEA POT., NO. 28 WASH PAN...:.. NO. 30 WASH PAN CUSPIDORS . 2Dc 35c 40c , OOc IDc 50c 35c 20c 25c T.J. FLANIQAN, 31 oflarket Street. Loganaport & Wabasl Valley Gas Co, Natural and Artifical Gas Bills due the first of each month, ten day's grace. All bills payable at the office of the Company, 317 Pearl Street. Special-Low rates on heaters during the months of August and September. PROTECT YOUR EYES. The HJrchberg Optical Co., CD The well-Known Specialists of New York *ave appointed D, A. HAU 1C as ngent lor thole celebrated Spectacles and Ey'o GrltHiea, every pair guaranteed. X>. A; HATJK tins complete assortment and Invlten all to uatlsfy themselvei of the great superiority ot these goods over (iiij manutactcrocl, at' the store oE D. A. HAUK, Sole agent for GEN EDWARD A. M'ALPIN. the prevailing color of the hangings being gold. •. Instead of the coat of arms the pant-Is lire m;;rked by immense re- proiiictions of the golden dauVjie The scheme is quite effective. Alth.ough the convention was calle< to 'meet-'at ten o'clock, at ten minute past that hour half a dozen delegate from Iowa were the sole occupants o that part of the hall, and 200 spectn tors and officials fringed the edge o the botV" of the hall nnd occupied seat in the gallery. The delegates on the floor whilec away the time waiting for the off! cers by campaign cries, music.'and songs by tho Amphion quartett of company A Boys in Blue,. Hoch pster, N. Y. The work of the glee club avoked considerable enthusiasm. ITeHldont McAJpIn Open* tho Convention •It was 11:35 .o'clock when President McAlpin called the convention to or. tier. His appearance. evoked loud ap- plause.from the New York delegation He introduced Itcv. W.''A, Hunsberger. pastor of Grand Avenue M. K. church, who opened' the proceedings 'with prayer. Hev. Hurisberger has more than a local reputation as ' the marrying parson. He returned thanks for the Lincolns, Garflelds and Grants who have led'the party to victdry in the past and for the McKinleys who are to lead it to victory in the future. Addresses of welcome were made by Mayor W. 0. Rauschenberger, Irving M. Bean, chairman of the local executive committee in charge of the convention arrangements; and Samuel A. Hai per, president of the Wisconsin 1 State league. His statement that Wisconsin was in favor of a protective tariff evoked greater applause than any other sentiment. • ...•'. Response was made to these addresses on behalf of the national organization by D. D. Woodmansee, of Ohio. Thes-> addresses were varied by a campaign song by Bert lyforphy, an English bari- 1 ' tone soloist, who sang with full brass .band accompaniment. The song contained a. verse declaring for the reelection of McAlpin-as president, and it wns stated, that he was sent to the convention by Mr. Hanna. That verse uoemcd to settle the question as to who wns the favorite of the campaign managers for that office. -The 'incident aroused the Gordon men, who inter-- ruptctl the song, ns did the McAIpiii men also with a demonstration in favor of their candidate. D. D. Woodmansee; president of the Ohio state league, made a ringing rer sponse to the addresses of welcome. His allusion to the title given to'Bryan, "the boy orator of the Platte," as being peculiarly appropriate, "the river being 2;500 miles-long, and six finches deepi?'.-wns received with shouts of laughter.' ' .:; , . -,-..,." President,,McAlpin read his annual address.',. SICKK FUSION. Democratic, PopnUsl. and Silver Couven" • - • . tlonH of JUIuhli^iiii Convene. !Bay City, Mich.,''Aug. 25.—It was one 'O'clock when Chairman F. A. linker, of the state central committee, called the state convent ion to order 'in ; 'Armory hall nnd. ofvr prayer had been olfercd, introdm-ed Cha.rlcii S. •'Hamjiton, of Poloikey, as temporary .chiiinn.-in. . Oli motion of D. .T. C'timpnu-a conference, committee of jive was appointed to"'meet with the populist and silver (.'Oniuiittei'.s. The usual committees were I lieu appointed and the convention tbiiR n recess until four p.m. Wiy City, Mich.. Aug. 25.—The popii- J-Uv convention wns called to order ;u the'opera house at one o'clock Tuesday 1 h.-f.rei'noO!i by Chnirman'Ewinjj 1 . About "350 YleU'H'iites were present. Ii. B_. Tny'•Tor',"''of Bay City. was made temporary •c-l'iainniin and made .-in excellent, speech. Ooramit.tees on credentials, permanent : oVgjinixntior. nnd onler of business and •rc'S'6'lu'i.ioiis were appointed. A confer- •'Vhife committee to confer with comm'JC- .t'oi'S from the democratic nnd silver COE- •vi'ii-tions w;is also appointed and the Von'vention took a recess until four lo't-lock. •'"•Tiny City. Mich., Aug. 23.—The union •silver convention met in Washington ha 1/1 about noon Tuesday. 300 delegates present. Charles )t. Sligh, of Rapids, oper«'d the proceedings n short speech, in which he snid •Michigan could be carried for Bryan.. •'••A conference committee of 12, enoh ooii'gTesKioiial district being represent- p'd,- was appointed. .. A. motion, that .1 mibeonimit.tee of five be named from the frill conference committee lo meet similar committees from the democrats and populists was carried nnd the convention took a recess. AND 1IOHART. TJio CnndldatoM Critlolnn and Ulnousfi Their Lottort*' of Acceptance. Cupton, 0..-Aug.. 26.-r-Mnj. McKinley bus been at wpric all> the morning upon JJie fifitU 'revised-proof of his-letter o[ acceptance. He denied himself to all callers and was toiling earnestly with his lolig'letter when a carriage drove up an3 Gurrett A. Hobnrt alighted with hie'letter 1 oif acceptance in- his'traveling- bag.' 'Mr. Hobart was not expected on KG 'early a train and consequently 'there was DO 1 one to meet him at the station. He 'was accompanied to the McKinley residence by H. H. Kohlsaat, of'Chlcago, whbin- he', met on the train. Maj. Me- Kinlej- met 1 Mr. Hobart at the door and took him iJto his study. The floor was covered with proof sheets. The room looked like'an editor's sanctum, and Mr. Hobart, laughing- at the confusion and evidences of the hard work', said: "Since you're in -the; letter reading business, inn-jor, I've brought you another one to look over.'-' : The. two men. then BB(' down and Mnj. McKinley read Mr. Hobart's letter and discussed It with him. Mr. Eobart, in his turn, read Maj/Mc Kinley's letter. Each candidate ex pressed the highest satisfaction wit the other's letter of acceptance. Ma, McKinley's letteV. will make about 10 000 words, and it will be given to th public through the medium of the pres of Thursday morning. Mr. ilobart' letter will follow some days later. WANT FiATT. _.. No;Peddlers Supplied. On"motion- : 6f Mr, Itnymond, : of •Illt- nois.'it'wns/oVdered that (ill resolutions be referred 1 without debate to the'com-: mittee dn-'res'olutions. A motiop, by. Mr. Higgins^of Indiana, was.ogrecd'.to directing the secretary to send a.greet.'lng-.to Messrs. McKinley arid" Hobart,''n n'd pledging the'support of, tire 'league, clubs to the ticket nominated at St. Louis.'.' v ' ' ' ' -...•'' .•'. ' - • It;w'ns',voterl 'on'motion of Mr. Blindy, •bf 1 Ohio.'(jilit the members'of tho "ov-: ernl•cominititecp, vice-presidents inn- f.',' the. excc,iiti,ve cominM.toc !'i nami-ti.nt thcaftefiopn'soK^ibi. , ..... Dcinoistratlon at the Opculny of ' york Kopubllcan Convention. Conventipa ' Hall, Saratoga, -V. Y. Aiig. 23.—^-The 1 attendance of delegates nnd boomers here Is the greatest that has-token place at a state convention in many years,... More of the old war horses of the party arc out than has t>een the case In recent, times, and the young- men,,ol -the party,are here .as l.' There ore more booms for the two important places on the ticket than usual, and every boom of any consequence is backed by a brass band and several car loads of shouters. At. 12:20 p, :m. Benjamin B. Odell, chairman of the executive committee, called the convention to order. He presented the name of Frank S. Black as ; th'e .selection of the state committee for .temporary chairman'. ' Bishop John 1 ' P. • 'Newroiin offered pra'y'er. .At the •• conclusion of th« .prayer.the-crowd in the gallery broke loose 1 and shouted: : "We .want Platt! .We-want Platt!'' .The band was started '•to stop the disturbance. ...-..; Tneiusuarcommittces we're appouited attd'thfin,. : ot : -l':.26'.p.'JBi.,'lhc'convcntion- took aI'TCCCCS until 'five p. m. '"8on'nd 3lbnoj-" Domocrntu of Illinois. • .Chicago',''.'Aug. 55. —The. state convention,of the.national democratic party (''(sound money") was called to order by _Chairmnn C. A. Kwing, of the state cx- "eontive.eouimittee,. at 12:30 o'clock. There was a'large attenOance of spectators, 'the galleries being cjrowded long : before.'the conven^i was called to or- '; Hon,.-Uoycl.-l'rtfi^Siilton,'of. Sanga- 11 <lpo-B',]coun-ty, was jiaTned as temporary ch'".lirmati. .. : . ; ". •-' •;; - : '.; •• . After..the" .npppin.tmcn't! bf .the.usua.1 committees Senator 1'almer mnclc a somewhat lengthy .speech, and w:is fol 'owed by ex-Congressman Formnn, who spoke briefly. The convention then, at 1:50 p. m., took a recess until three o'clock. I'ennrtylvaDln Gold Democrat*. Philadelphia, Aug. 23. — The state democratic (".souaid money") convention was called to order in Musical Fund hall at 1:25 o'clock Tuesday afternoon by William M. Singerjy.of Philadelphia. The auditorium wns well filled. Mr. Ringerly made a brief address regarding the movement, and then introduced • Colin (.'.. Biillit.t, of this i-ity. as perman- | nit chairman of the convention, n temporary .organixation'.having been dispensed with. Mr. B.iillitt, who was referred 10 by Mr. Singerly :is "the war horse of the democracy," was loudly applauded as he appeared on the platform and made his speech. A stale central coniniitto-e :\ni\ (lele- g-nU'S 10 1hc nnlion.-ii efiuven'Son were cext, chosen. The convention elected Ihe following electors at large: William M. Singei-ly. of 'i j hil:idol|)hi.i; A. -S. Landis. of Bhiir; S. C. MeCnudiess, of AiJegheuy; John Blar.chard, of Center. Aftei'-the ndopl.ion of the jinme "Jeffersonian party" and the selection of ))residentinl electors, the conveniion at .'i:.")0 o'clock adjourned sine die. <idl«l Democrats or Kan^us. To)ick:i, Kan., Aii!>-. 2-1.—The gokl- dcinocrntic srnte convention lo elect delegates to the national eomvnlin;: :it •Indianapolis Seijfembor i met in Kep- rtsentative hall at two o'clock Tiiesikty ] aflernoon. About J.OO prominent deino- crats from different .'parts of tho state were in attendance. -While there were pot as many present as was anticipated i; ^va«: a reprcsentativo body. There \v;is considerable difference of opinion ;ts to whether a national ticket should be nominated, nnd future action of the organization will depend upon the policy adopted at Indianapolis. Twenty delegates will be electee! to the notional convention. 31asHitcliuscttK <!oltl Democrat*. Boston, Aug. 25.—Upper Horticultural hall wns well filled when the state convention of the "sound, money" democracy of Massachusetts was called to order after 11 o'clock Tuesday morning by. ex-Mayor. Frederick O. Prince, of Boston. llussell-Reod wns unanimously elected temporary chairman. When introduced he wns given a hearty reception nnd made a ringing address, which •\vas-frequently-ond heartily applauded The usual committees were appointed and ex-Muyor Prince was elected per manent chairman. The platform adopted repudiates th actions of the Chicago convention as revolutionary; opposes the free coin nge of silver; expresses confidence in the administration of Grover Cleveland nnd calls upon all.democrats to support the action of the approaching nationa (iemocra'ic convention at Indianapolis The report of the committee appoint- td to report 30 delegates nnd 30. alter- 'nates to the Indianapolis convention, was adopted. Populist* Seek FuHlon. Columbus, O., Aug. 25.—Delegates to the populist state convention are gathering at. Springfiefd,, but it is thought that not more thau;100 of the 700. del egates entitled to seats will be present. ,TefE Creager, of tbe.,populist state committee, s:iys the democrats have offered them half of the state ticket for fusion, but they will 'also ask for half of the electoral ticket for -Watson for vice president. . -; j*1rM. Drjan Fr«fleiito<t with Flower*. New Grand Hotel, Summit Mountain, N. Y., Aug. 23.—Mrs. and Mrs. W. J. Bryan arrived here at 10:30 o'clock Tuesday morning. Along- the route people from the bordering houses "and farmhouses •presented Mr. and Mrs. Bryan .with" flowers. . • , .7' Quite a crowd greeted.the candidate and hi.s party as they/reacbed the Grand hotel, and he wa.s obliged to make a brief speech, after wh'i'ch there was a period of handshaking, nnd the journey to Kingston was resumed. Banna Af?»ln W Xcxv York; Xew York, Aug. 25.—Mark A. Hanna, who arrived from Marble Head, Mass. Monday night on, the midnight train v?as early on hand Tuesday morning at the republican national headquar ters. Mr. Hanna found a vast pile o: •correspondence and a big crowd of vis itors waiting for him. . . • Tom Rood Makes, a' Speech. Old Orchard, Me.,. Aug. 25.-—The feature of the great republican mass meeting here Tuesday afternoon was the ad dress by Hon. Thomas B. Eeed. Mr Eeed was followed by Hon. Lee Fairchild, of California. A QUIET AFFAIR Wedding of Harry Payne Whitney and Miss Gertrude Vanderbilt. . Owing to the Illness of the Bride'* Father Only the Immediate Family Is Present. Newport, II. I., Aug. 2o.—The. long anticipated and muoh heralded wedding o£ Miss Gerli-ude Vamlerbik, daughter of Mr. Cornelius Y.inde.rbilt, and Harry Payne Whitney, son of Hon. William C. Whitney, took place at noon Tuesday f.t "The Breakers," the famous summer • home of the New York millionaire. Owing 1 to the recent illness ol Mr. Van- dcrbilt, the wedding was a family affair s;id not a social function. Half a hundred persons comprised the party which MISS GERTRUDE VANDER]3ILT. witnessed the tieing- of the nuptial knot by llev. Bishop H. C. Potter, of Xew York, assisted by Hev. (.;. X. Mag-ill, ol Trinity church. The ceremony was performed in the "gold'' room, so- called from its decorations, and from lucre the couple stepped into the "gray" room, also on the south side of the. great structure, where they received tLe congratulations of their friends.' The bride came downstairs on th< arm of Dr. Chauncey M. Depew. and was escorted to the "gold" room, where th« knot was tied. Cornelius Vanderbilt Lad been previously wheeled into the room and up to the altar, where be took his daughter's hand and gave her away. The Bride'* Appearance. She was attired in a Worth costume of white satin, trimmed with lace, and wore her mother's veil, caught np with orang-e blossoms. The maids wor« roousselaine de soie over silk, with rose- tinted belts. They wore as present* BILL DOOLIN DEAD. Wattle with Noted Outlaw Killed jn i • the sherfe. Guthrie, .O.-T^, Au^.,25.—Bill Doolin, the last of the noted outlaws of the south, was killed in a'battle with deputy marshals under command of Heck Thomas near Ingalls,-50 miles northeast of here, Monday night. One marshal was also badly wounded. The posse are en .route to this city with Doolin's t>ody in a covered wagon, whjjrc he will be officially identified and then turned over to his wife fpr burial! The battle took place close to'Doolin's old home,' :he marshals waylaying him'as he was caving from a visit" to'his wife and baby. . '' . ','•".. Wronn Winii the Ch'u'mplonahlp. • Newport, B. L, Aug. 25.—This was the ast. of the seven days' tennis tourna- iieat. E. D. .Wrenn..'.beatJF. H, Hovey— : '-iCs-G, 6-0,' :l-4i, (W—and'XvbB the ilonsliip. . . . ', • • . HARRY PATXE WHITNET. from the bride diamond and pearl for- ge^me-ndt brooches. ^liss GladyJ Vanderbilt and Miss Dorothy WhitaMiT', sisters of the bride and groom, attired ' in organdie muslin, with Valenciennes lace trimming's, were maids of honor. The: bridesmaids, representing- great wealth, were Miss Minnie Taylor, Miss Angelica Gerry, Miss Edith Shepard, Miss Emily Sloane, Miss Leila Sloace—the tir*« last being- Miss Vau'derbilt's cousins. The groom was attended by his brother, Page Whitney, as best man, who came from Europe for the purpose. Thq ushers were Messrs. Alfred G. Vanddfj bilt, brother of the bride; C. C. Baldwin,' R. L. Clennet, P. H. McMillan and F. L. Polk. The wedding breakfast was served in the palatial dining-room. UNIQUE IS FOR THE CUBANS. Pnrchmer Is WCcGoolgle, Owner of th< Steamer Three Friends. Detroit, Mich., Aug. 25. —It is now def- ini.tely known that the new purchaser of the fast steamer Unique intends her for the use of the Cubans. He is a Mobile merchant named McGoniple, who is famous.as the owner of the steamer Three Friends. The Unique will lea.ve for Mobile as soon as some necessary repairs are made. Preferred Death to Arreit. Lowell, Mich., Aug. 25. — Charles A.' 'Church, a member of the banking firm of Church & Son, which failed Monday, Tuesday morning shot and fa- . tally injured his wife, Jennie, and then turned the revolver on himself and fired a bullet into his head with- fatal results. Deputy Sheriff Cowans, of Grand Eapids, was approaching Church's house to'serve a writ on that gentleman which was sworn out by the National city bank ol Grand Eapids. Church saw him coining. He locked. the door of the house and then seized a revolver and shot his fc and then 1 himself. Celebrated German -Anatomist Dead. Munich, Aug. 25.—NicholasKudingcr, the celebrated German anatomist, died at . 1 T-atzi]ig...Bavaria,..Monday evening-. He .was born, at Rudeshcim, March 25,, 1S52, and become professor of anatomy 'tlie Uni'vwsitj- of Munich in 1S70. Dr. Ruding-er was- the'author of many .iool;s and papers on the science ol anatomy.. . " • • •'