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~'3iV ,'i;J-THE LOGANSPORT JOURNAL VOL- XXL LOGANSPORT INDIANA, SUNDAY MORNING. AUGUST 30,1896. NO- 208, Silk Sale Worthy of Earliest Attention, A Great Purchase. $3,000 worth of black silk, both plain and the so popular brocades. $2,500 Worth of new style fancy silks including all the latest ideas, at a uniform price of 50 cents on the dollar of former prices, auite a number sold yesterday. WILER & WISE. 409 and 411 Broadway. 306 Fourth;S + reet- OUR FALL WOOLENS ARRIVED. This Fall there are many new departures from the old run of patterns, and we have them all. We will show you this season the Largest, Host Stylish Most Attractive and EXCLUSIVE line of Woolens in the city. Early selections gives you the cream of the stock. Carl W. Keller, I Tailor and Draper. 3" Harket Street. See Our Prices on Granite Ware. 25c 35c 40c C5c 4 QUART SAUCE PAN ....... 6 QUART SAUCE PAN 8 QUART SAUCE PAN ; • ! s flfln j 10 QUART SAUCE PAN : : JUC 12 QUART SAUCE PAN : : ' | 6 QUART MILK PAN 4 QUART COFFEE POT i 5 PINT TEA POT NO. 28 WASH PAN .' NO. 30 WASH PAN CUSPIDORS ... COc 35c 20c 25c 25C iVJ. FLANIQAN, 310 flarket Street. Logansport & Wabash Valley Gas Co, Natural and Artifical Gas Bills due the lirst of each month, ten day's grace. All bills Layable at the office of the Company, 317 |>earl Street, Special-Low rates on heaters during the |ionths-of August and September. PROTECT YOUR EYES. The Hlrchberg Optical Co., me well-Kiwwn Specialists of New York iave appointed D. A. HACK as agent lor their Mlebratod Spoctacles and Eye Glasies, every pair guaranteed. b.'A, HAtTK Ins complete assortment and Invites all t satlsf j themselves or tlie great superiority o£ these goods ovar aw manufaotured, at tlw store ot D. A. HATJK, Sole agent for LofansportInd. NoTeddlers Supplied. W ci AS LEAVE BUFFALO. Mr, and Mrs, Bryan Continue Theii Trip Through New York State, Latest Concerning the Coming "Sound Money" Democratic Convention at Indianapolis—McKinley Busy. Kull'iilo, N. Y., Aug. 29.—Mr. and Mrs William J. Bryan left Niagara Falls a: 6:02 n. ai. by the Erie for Hornellsville. where Mr. Bryan spoke in the carl} afternoon and then proceeded tc Juvnestown, where another speech wai made. Saturday night and Sunday Mr nnd Mrs. Bryan will be the guests oi Mr. and Mrs. Norman E. Mack, of Buffalo, at their cottage ut Lakewood, neai Cliaulauquu. The train, with the candidate on board, arrived at the Erie depot here at 8:55 and left for Hornells- •ville at nine o'clock. There wore fevi stops made by Mr, Bryan's train between Buffalo and Hornellsville. At tica was reached at 0:45. The trail stopped long 1 enough to permit Mr. an;! Mrs. Bryan to gratify thesevun or eight hundred people collected at the statior bv going- out Or. thu rear platform and,, greeting them with smiling faces am: with cChandshnke to every one who go: near eribugh'.'-.to extend a hnnd to lius band or'wife:' There wore some calls foi n speech, but there was not timi 1 fur one as the traiir moved off. A tremendous crowd was gathered a! the Ifornelisville station, reached al 11:.10 a. mj ; Mr. Bryan was loudlj chcered-as'he descended from tin; train. On the platform he was greeted by t reception committee and by member! of the Bryan nnd Sewnll club. A procession of carriages was formed, head ed by a band, and the candidate and hii wife were .conveyed to the house -oi Alflcnnan.Dolson, where n receptior. was held '.nntil noon. In thi? afternoon Mr. Bryan spoke at the fair grounds and then preceded to Jamestown. AN ADVISORY COMMITTEE. Selected from Outslitc OrsrunlMitlons to Consult with Uoiuoc.-iitj-c CmumlUot.-. Chicago, Aug. 20.—Scnntnr Jonus hut appointed the advisory committee among the silver democrats and organizations outside the democratic party tc act as advisers to the democratic national campaign committee iu its general management of the campaign. The following have been asked to ser-.e, as members of this committee: Senators Henry M. Teller, of Colorado, and Fr-.'d T, Dubois, of Idaho, representing the silver republicans; Senator Marion Butier, of North Carolina, chairman of the national populist committee, and G. T. Washburn, of Massachusetts, represen t- Ing the people's party; I. N". Stevens, cf Colorado, chairman of the national silver party committee, and George IV Kecney, of California, chief organizoi of the silver party, as representatives tf- that organization. Senator Jones said these appointments were "for the purpose of prompt unity and entire harmony among these various political or- ganizations'in th3 management of the campn.ign." The members will be frequently at democratic headquarters in this city and will aid the democratic •campaign.committee with their counsel: on- all questions. f A DOT KACE. Many candidates for the "Sound Money" Democratic FronSc^ntlnl Nomination. Indianapolis, Ind,, Aug. 29.—Complications have arisen which ranke thu outlook..for a presidential nominee on' the gold democratic ticket appear in a. most interesting light, and it now Eecms'that there-will be quite a contest in the convention next week. Some of the most distinguished and influential democrats in the country are said to be very- earnest, in. their efforts to nominate Senator Vilas, oi Wisconsin.- But Wisconsin has indorsed Gen. Brafi-gv This, however, it has been learned was due to the efforts of Senator Vilas himself, who has remained in the background to a large extent all through this contest. Henry Wattcrson bus been' indorsed by .Michigan and Ne-' brasUa, but his-own state has spoken plainly in favor of Gen, Buckner for the second place on the ticket, Missouri has indorsed Broadhead, though that' is said to have been a mere personal compliment. Netv York seems to be leaning- toward Watterson. It is believed thr.t Indiana will support Vilas. He ' has 1 •well earned the support rfcat he is pet-' ting, it is said. He was one of the men who attended the conference in tho Atiditioriu7n at. Chicago during tha Bryan convention at Chicago. He was. one of the first to respond to the call for n conference of gold democrats from the central states, held some five weekr ago. . .. • / •-.-•• •''•', The plan of organization and the gej:-, eral scheme, for holding the national' convention is said to have been born in cui^ uiinuii t=> oinw i.v iit*»•- m-\-« w».,.". t.ne-1, TrSS iroiu j^uoi. jjn tj i^v his brain. He has come to the front 5%|-,purtis"'Ben'ton 'Welch, the , Michigan .andhas made one of the ablest ^li^at'l-Ms'.home here Sat'u: addresses so' Tar given in support cvf | n 'g-'fi>om consumption. W the thirtT ticket movement. He is 'described as.a-.braye, fearless man and o good warrior in a crisis. All of these reasons will, it is believed, conspire to give him,the presiduntial.n.omina.tion-iQ the face of actions of his own state, for which, let it be again said, he was responsible. In the event that he is nominated Gen. Buckner will be the vice presidential nominee, so that it now appears!almost certain that the slogan of the .gold democracy in the " Reports to the effect that a largo nun-- ber'of-rtiem will not be here, but will lie-represented by proxies, are emphatically denied by the officials nt headquarters.'. The national committee will meet al ten a. in, Tuesday at the Grand hotel, The executive committee will meet.Mon- day at the same place. .: -flower Will Wli-lil Cmvl. •' AVuter.town, N. Y.. Aug. 20.— Ex-Gov Bos.vt-eU P. Flower has received a tel-J- F. W. McCutchin, chairman 'of .fii'e.'. 'executive- committee of the-na- tionalxlemocratic (gold) party, asking him if he would act. as temporary chair- ma'n/o'f the convention, which is to be hel'cl, at'Indianapolis, Ind. Mr. Flowm wired his acceptance of the invitation. _The ex-governor will leave Wale:-town 'Monday for Indianapolis. VISIT M'KINLKV. Rc- Coiiiinortilal TruvelorH Puy Their •.'*poct9 tu thu Major nt Canton. Clinton, 0.-, Aug. SO. — Saturday was the uiost;active day \vhich Maj. McKinley--has had since liis nomination. At seven o.'ciock the Commercial Travelers' MeKinlfy club of 'Chicago arrived on a spBiiial'train. The Commercial Travelers', cliil) of Clinton and ".IK; Dueber Escort club'. iOO'Strong, met the Chicago mcir-ti't-'the station. At 10 o'clock the Chicago'delegation marched to Maj. McK-inley's residence. There were 000 men" in-line, and-each meinl ;M- of the club carried a gayly-coloix-d umbrella. The-escort numbered .''00 also. The Chicago Commercial Travelers were a fine" looking body of men. and were lustily' applauded along the line of march'.''-The 'spokesman was G. 'J. Corey, chairman of- the national executive Committee of the. commercial men of the United Slates. \Vho:i he and Jlaj. McKinley appeared on the porch thc're'wiis an outburst of cheering which lasted "-several minutes. The Chicago Commercinl Travelers were a'conipaniecl by Dr. T. N. Jumieson, the' 'Illinois member of ihe republican naUoiiaf''committee, and C. P. Hitch, chairman of the Illinois republican state, comraittfic. Maj.."j\li;Kinley made, five speeches Saturday... . ; EXCITING CAUCUS. Ei-Uov. Waller, of Connenicut. Routed •by Silver Forte*. 2s"ew London, 'Conn,, Aug. 20.—The most excitin.? caucus ever held in this city was conducted-at-the courthouse Friday night, where delegates to state, senatorial,"'.congressionnl and probate conventions'.V\vere cb.osen. It was. a. babel of confusion, fierce animosity being shown from start to-finifh. Ex-Gov. Waller; • who- led the'opposition to the : silver advocates- of the democratic party, wai:! hissed, down a-id literally driven from the building. He was never so humiliated 1 before on his.qwn stamping grouridV.Svliere' he' has been a guid-' ing hand of-the party for a generation. He declared the caucus illegally called, illegally: held, and refused to abide by its decision. He was called a "gold bug," "tra,itor" and a "rat." He was beaten and left the hall, going outside, wherehe spoke from a coach, bareheaded, in the open air, to probably 2,000 people, DENOUNCE CHICAGO PtATFORM. Convent-ion of ' Democrat* 'Sound Mon«y' of Went Virginia, Wheeling. W. Va., Aug. 20.—About :;00 delegates attended the state convention of ''Sound money" democrats held here Saturday to name delegates to the Indianapolis convention. The meeting was''a representative one, and leading men were present. The meeting was called to order by ex-Attorney Gen- eray Alfred Caldwell,.chairman of the provisional committee, and D. C. West- [•n-haver,' a; brilliant young lawyer of. Martinsburg, was elected temporary chairman: He'.made an able and eloquent address, iu which he violently attacked -the Chicago platform us undemocratic 1 ' and anarchistic. Mention of the names of Cleveland. Carlisle and Wilson brought forth great applause.. Committees were appointed and the convention^ adjourned until afternoon. District meetings' will be -held, when delegate* will be.chosen. Nayol Cadet Dllmliied. Annapolis, Md,, Aug. 29.—Philip Kearney, a nayal cadet from Missouri, has been dismissed from the naval academy. He bad been a'cadet before, but failed to'"keep', up' with his class and was dropped in''February. Then he secured a 'rea-ppointment and entered again. While .in Annapolis he formed the 'ac- (juain'tanc'e of a young- girl who residn-1 L^UUlll VU.UV.W "*• " ,/ -, CT O Beyond the city limits and was marrieU. It is ch'ar'ged'the young man represented :himself :to' be 20..years old, while tho rec9rds.at-!the ocadcroy show he 1 is 17. The firsttnitimatibnofhisd-isTjiissal wns received by the cadet Friday when he reached the academy on-the Monong.i- -|hela-. •:• :i '•-.••••:•'• • ' ' .j. ;'•''- "'• null Plftyer De»d. • 'Cjevelancl, 0.-, Aug. 29.—A special to ,„.•_• v..;;•„• f j om Ett s t Liverpool-,0., says: •-•—'-- - ball .player, irday morn- ing''fi'Om consumption. Welch was a ramqua-'player. ' He 'was a menjber of the StV'Lou'ia'Browris for two Wears from mi.'' He then played threes-ears with the Philadelphia association team, ind foV'twO years with- Bnltimore. Hk- last 'work Ws with Syracuse, N, Y. He fvas 34 yearsqld, . • •sKIHieil by Unknown A»8»»»Ui. • ' ' to.—r — will be "Vilns and Btickner." ' ™™'™*'™l?^^££ ^^-a National headquarters are hourly re- ^ h °f C ,t n^ns '^ ceivinff'the crp^ntiaJR of ^W t +>. BO clew tc the : assas ? in. WELCOME EAINS. Help to Check the -Forest Fires in Wisconsin. Fire-Fighters Have Hard Work to Save Town of Bsnoit—Homesteaders Burned Out. Ashlnnd, Wis., Aug. 301—At 11 o'clock Saturday heavy rains set in and helped to cheek the forest fires. The wind v.-hich Friday blew a gale has subsided •'iiii'd the smoke cleared .away to a great extent. The special train to 1'enoit, a small station on the Omaha road, haj returned. They saved the mill of the Itenoit Lumber company;-by hard work, but 5,000,000 feet of lumber belonging to tlie UenoitLumber company.Charles CrOR-sti-r and others wa-s destroyed. The situation :it noon looked as if the fires were all under control. Quite u number of homesteader* were burned out in the Moquuh district on the Northern Pacific, but losses will be light, and it is'believed that Tip. Jives are lost, as the homesteaders nosv'/all take extra precautions for protection. It. is impossible to get details of losses, but the- fires Friday ar.d Friday night make the outlook dangerous. It is estimated that the total losses 0:1 ties, polos, bridges, lumber and pine will reach S15.000 as reported. The prompt action of the mayor in calling out the force kept the fires out of the city, but it crowded close to the cemeteries west of town. At Wnshburn, across the Cheqiimejron bnv. n force was out-all Friday night anil Thursday right nnd the (ires were held when within 1,000 feet of the residence portion of the ci.ty. TJa.vfleid also had a close call and several families were driven out of their homes at. noon. The heavy showers stiil continue and the wind has almost entirely subsided, so that it is fi'lt that the danger limit is past. TYPHOID EPIDEMIC. lUvitKCK AVorkcrt l>y the Frvcr in Went Virginia. Washington, Aug..29.—A special from Morgaiitown, W. Va., says: An alarming epidemic of typhoid fever ha.-; broken out in this section oi West Virginia. At llivesvillc and Xew England mines, vi;i:iges"between here and Fair; monl. there are nearly 100 cases reported, and several deaths occur daily. Friday Amos .Cunningham, a widely known resident of 35ivcsvjlle, 'and two daughters were buried and Severn.! other members of his family arc very ill. George Uldgeway and wilje have both died ivithin a week. All .operations hi the mines and in other lines of business have been suspended,'and aid is being solicited to take care of/the sick. Loci'.l physicians are going day and night, and physicians from Morgantown and Fairmont make daily visits. The sta.t» board of health.has received information that the disease is. prevalent in Lewis and Randolph .-counties and is spreading every day.. The epidemic is attributed to the stagnation of drinking water in wells and springs, cause-l by the high waters of a few weeks ago. Not much hope 'is- had of chocking it soon, as the floods were-'general. A general epidemic over the state is feared. . GOES INSANE AGAIN. Sad Condition of Lionel Smith, Jnm Dl»- chafKOd from nn~ Atiylurn. Washington, Aug. 2fl.—A dispatch has been received in this city stating that Lionel I 1 . J. Smith has been found wan- uering about the streets of BalVirnore, apparently suffering from insanity. Last October Smith''married a young lady of this city. Shortly afterward he fell from a railroad trail-.and received injuries which affected hi*.brain. Subsequent hard drinking finished the work and drove him insane. Smith's home was in Chicago and he was sent to the Illinois state insane asylum, his wife remaining in this city with her pa rents. About four week's ago Smith was discharged from the city hospital of Chicago as cured, and it|is supposed he was on his way to Washington when be was attacked with his old complaint in Baltimore. Smith's mother-lives at-317 West Knox street, Galesburg, 111., and the Baltimore authorities vyere asked to notify her, . '•'.' '_•"• MIKADO FACES: A.^CRISIS. Entire. .Mlnlntry ot Japan Follon-i Ito and V^J'; Backs Out of Office. Yokohama, Aug. 2D.—The entire ministry has resigned. Count Kuroda hta been "appointed acting premier. Tha crisis arose on account of differences of opinions regarding the vacant foreign portfolio. ' " • ' 1 ccar ana c*»rln» Loftre Vienna. Vienna, Aug. 29.—After a grand parade of the troops in honor, of the czar and czarina Saturday morning the Rus- pian party were accompanied to the railway station by Emperor i Francis Joseph and the Austrian archdukes, who bade the-czar nnd czarina farewell. Im'mense crowds of people were massed in the streets and" checrd the visttors syith'thc ntroostenthnsiasm. .'''•••' Safe Blown Open. 'Ironwood, Mich., Aug. 29.—The safe in--,the .post office ot Hurley, Wis., was blown open by cracksmen'.Friday night and al>out $130 cash taken. The contents of nil registered packages were ex- •tracted., The work was 'evidently done •by exper.t safe-breakers.. Three holes .ivere bored near the combinction befow the work: was accomplished. Thereto oo clew whatever to the robbers. OVER THE STATE. Events in Various Portions of Ia» dlana Told by Wira Christian Endcitvororn, Muncie, Ind., Aug. 2'J.—The executive committee of the Indiana Chistian En- dcavorers, consisting of President L-. J, Kirkpntrick, of Kokonio; Secretary Miss Jennie Mason, of Indianapolis; E, 0. Ellis, of Fuirmount: W. W. Lineburg, of St. Joseph. an-J Mrs. M. L. Hageman, of Muncie, met. in this city for the purpose of further completing arrangements for the annual convention, which meets iu this city this year. They selected Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday, November 20, 27, 28 nnd 23, as the dates for the convention, and secured the new Wysor Grand opera house in which to hold the meetings. They also made arrangements for the use of the Baptist and Presbyterian churches, both large, new structures, to accommodate the overflow. Doctors nnd Lawyers. Indianapolis, Ind., Aug. 20.—The Medical League Society of Indiana has been organized in this city by a number ot prominent physicians and attorneys from various sections of the state. The object is mutual interest and the avoidance of friction between the two professions ir. the giving ot expert testimony. Maj. Charles L. Holstein.of this' city, was elected president: Dr. ,T. F. Hibbnrd, of Richmond; Judge Cyrus F. McXntt, of Terre Haute; Dr. G. W, McCasky, of Fort Wayne; John B. Cock- runi, of this city, and Dr. M. V. B, Newcomb, city, vice presidents; Dr. J. F. Hodges, Anderson, secretary; Dr. A. E. Sterne, city, treasurer, and John B. Klam, this'city, heads the .executive committee. A committee reported constitution nnd by-laws. Killed by a Bttc. Indianapolis, Ind., Aug. 29.—William Smith, of Sodom, iiVCrawford county, \vas bitten on the left hand by what ia known in that community as a "persimmon worm." Within half an hour he complained of nausea and went to bed. A few hours later he was dead, by which time his hnnd, arm and side had swollen greatly and had turned a brownish color. The worm resembles a' tobacco worm, although much larger, with horns and beal;, and a specimen has been sent to the state health authorities for classification. It feeds exclusively upon the leaves of the persimmon tree, hence its name. A M»r«h«l In Jail. Crawfordsville, Ind.,- Aug. 29.—City Marshal Grimes was arrested Friday afternoon on a warrant sworn out by T. E. Ballard. Ballard was the leading- figure in a silver discussion with John Seamary, a traveling man of Chicago, and a crowd soon blockaded the sidewalk. Grimes, in order to disperse the crowd, pushed the debaters into the gutter. Ballnrd claims to be privileged to talk silver at any place, without any reference to crowds blockading the walk or road. •Watched the Cltlcn Grow.- Anderson, Ind., Aug. 29.—The old settlers Of this county held their annual meeting in this city. Mayor Dunlap made the address of welcome. Mrs. Lucinda Harden presented the associa- lion with a gatcl made from the first npple tree ever planted in the county. There was a series of ten-minute reminiscences, followed by historical sketches. The officers elected for the coming year ure: President. Samuel Harden; secretary, J. L. Forkner; treasurer, Daniel Runyan. Totter County Teachers. Valparaiso, Ind., Aug. 29.—The Porter county teachers' institute closed the most successful session in the history of the county Friday. There wera 173 teachers enrolled. Resolutions were adopted opposing pensioning retired teachers, favoring an examination for candidates for county superintendent, and.in favor of the state establishing a state normal school in northern Indiana, Slcn» the "Miner's Scale. Terre Haute, Ind., Aug. 29.—The . Island City Coal company, of Linton,A. M. Ogle, president, has signed an agreement to pay the miners the scale asked, 50 cents per ton. The Island company is the third largest in the state. The agreement is considered a great victory for the miners. The D»a<lly Sawmill Boiler. English, Ind.. Aug. 20.—The boiler furnishing the motive power for Lovel & Smith's mill exploded, instantly killing Tolbert Doodey^engjiieer, and Samuel Doods, sawyer. William Cummings, fireman, was badly scalded about the body and face. Low water caused the explosion. Tensions Pntrt to Soldiers. Maion, Ind., Aug. 20. — Pensions to the amount of $44,000 were paid to members of the soldiers' home Friday. Sil- rer certificates were used exclusively. Accept* a Call. Llgonicr, Ind., Aug. 29.—Rev. O. L. ,$T».rald, of Angola, has accepted a call to "the pastorate of the First Christian ehuch of Sioux City, In. Inrcnonne UepotltR ot Conl DU«o»'er«tL Toronto, Ont,, Aug. 20.—A dispatch from Eossland, British Columbia, announces that midway between that place and the coast immense deposits of coal have been discovered. The coal,, •the dispatch adds, is said to be of-the, ^ ei-y best quality. Great strikes of gold have be-in made in the liossland- district recent.lv, and the reported discovery of coal, if it is true, solves the- difficulty of a coal supply for minin ; Viurooses,

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