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Logansport Pharos-Tribune from Logansport, Indiana · Page 5

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FACTORY . Up=>to=Date Styles - FOR Fall and Winter. DEWENTER, The HATTER And FURNISHER UP=TO=DATE TAILORING. POPULAR PRICES. That'* He—My Fall Woolens are ready for inspection. Can't I show you through. H. G. TUCKER, The Original Pearl Street Tailor. GREATER Ever Beyond the shadow of a doubt, our new arrivals in Stylish Shoes Stevenson & Klinsid 403 Broadway. THE FIRS I nATIONAL BANK -OF- LOGANSPORT. . . INDIANA. CAPITAL 92CO,OOO. A. J. Murdock. Tnu. 17. W. ROW, C«»h. J. P. Brookmeyer, AMt Cub. DIRECTORS: M. g Bice, A, J. w - H. Brlnghnrst, Dennli BW. .. Banking In aK Ita DepartmentB promptly and carefully done. Safety to Cuitomeri and Stockholder* •ought for. , . Ann* Bcwrv* Fund maintained. KROEQER & STRAIN, Undertakers &Embalmers, 810 BROADWAY. MYSTERIOUS AFFAIR. A Forgery Alleged Against a Logansport Man. Fent Chronicle: John Sullivan, a farmer of Twelve Mile, Cass county, was iu the city yesterday and disclosed the particulars of a singular transaction in which the late I. N. Leedy, of Loffausport; appears in a questionable light. -Mr. Sullivan received a letter some days since from G. N, Moyer, the nurseryman of Laketon, \Vabash count)-, which is ns follows: "I presume you have been appised of the death of Mr. I. N. Leedy, of Logaiisport and that you are aware of your name securing a note for him to the amount of $110, due November 22, 189C. I .trust you will give the matter your attention when the note is dne. P. S. I also hold a note of $203.31 secured by yourself and R. R. Kerchner due April 27, 1S97." | Mr. Kerchner, who Is a neighbor o£ Mr. Sullivan also received a letter from Mr. Moyer, calling his attention to the note on which he was security jointly with Mr. Sullivan. These gentlemen both deny that they ever signed "the notes given by Leedy to Moyer. It appears that Leedy solicited them as surety, hut they refused to accommodate him. About the time the last note was dated I/eedy was at Twelve Mile nnd paid a visit to his brother, who lives about two and one-half miles northeast of the place, and it Is alleged that he then seemed despondent nnd remarked that he had a notion to kill himself. -Some months since, about the last of June or the first of July, Mr. L«edy suddenly died and it was supposed and so stated that his death resulted from an overdose, of morphine taken to allay rheumatism pain. Since the developments at Twelve Mile it is suspected that the overdose was taken with the Intent which it effected. The Logansport Humane Society (INCORPORATED.) For the Prevention of Cruelty to Women Children and Animals E. S. Bloe—Pren. Ceo. TV. -W»lter»-Sec. J. J. Hlldebrandt—Trea«. W. M. MI»hop—Humane Officer. E. 3. Bice. J. C. HWlej. V.C. Coolbpugb Geo WWulters, J.J. Hlldebrandt, Peeked Justice, , , I»aah Adams. MM. W. D. Pratt . Mrs. J. N. Deft. Telephone No. 30. Report ca»es of cruelty to Secretaw. DAILY JOURNAL TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 1, 1800. Diamond rings.—Ben Martin. Born to Mr. and Mrs, 1 Charles Burgman of the Eastend, a daughter. There was a special meeting of the Wcstslde club last night at the club rooms. The Catholic schools of the city will open next Monday.' The public schools will begin work one week'later. We are now adding many new goods of all kinds to our old line. Don't fail to see what we can do for you.—C. M. Banna ..•' .,.',.. ...- .• Always reliable ' and co'rrect'is the Dunlap hat. See th'em'at Dewenter, the hatter and furnisher. New'fall and -winter styles open today. _ • Special sale for two weeks on boys' and children's "school'suits. Parents should not miss these bargains.—J. D. Fergtison & 'Jebk's, 322 'Biarket street. ,We can* put'a hat'on your head'that •will become you and'It will be "the latest style. ''W'lll you let-US'? "Dewenter, the hatter and-"furnisher" •' D. P. Baldwin, by 'his' attorney, C. .E. Hale, has entered suit against Andrew J.'Jones et nl for the collection of a note, demand being made for ?100. TO THE PUBMC. I have this day disposed of my book and music store at 413 Broadway to Mr. C. "W. Graves, who takes Immediate possession.. All persons owing me an account will please call at the store and settle same soon as possible. In my absence Mr. Graves or Mr. Penzel will receipt my accounts when paid. All installment notes for pianos or organs may be paid at Mr. Grave's store as above or to me personally. Thanking my friends and patrons for past good will and patronage and soliciting a continuance of .the same for my successor, I remain,, Resp'y, August 31, '90. W. T. GIJTFE. NOTICE—FORESTERS AND SISTERHOOD OF FORESTERS. Wednesday afternoon, Sept. 2d is the day of our picnic at Spencer park, and It is the desire of our worthy president that every member of the two orders, with their families, and well-filled baskets, will be there to enjoy a good time. MRS EVA SMITH, Sec. FOR THE RACES. Bids will received for the score card privilege during the race meeting, September 15,10, 1~, 18. .T..T. Tomllnson, Secretary. The painters who are at work on A. .T. Murdock's new house in Maple Grove, discovered a very rare species of bug yesterday. It has the appearance of a stick about four Inches long, fitted with legs and antenna. It is sometimes called a devil's dnrning needle. When you are in any city of the TJ. S., and your head is crowned with a Dunlap hat, you are right and you feel it. Dewenter, the hatter. SWIFT Addresses One Thousand at Broadway Rink. A NON-PARTISAN TALK Railway Hen Warming to the Good W.ork. Six Hundred Now Enrolled for a Good Dollar-One-Third are 'Democrats. Mr. Lucius B. Swift of Richmond a sound money Democrat, who voted for Cleveland four years ago, spoke for an hour and thirty-five minutes at the rink last night to more than a thousand people. In that time he spoke volumes for the cause of jrood money. The speaking was under the auspices of the Railroad Men's Sound Money club. That organization was present in force. It may be of interest to those who doubt the strength of this body of voters, to note that the membership of the club Is now 007, and further that 201 of these are Democrats. Mr. Swift was introduced by Fresi- lont Kearney, anil .said in part: "In Franco there Is more than .?3G per capita circulation. In Germany •here is something over $1S in circulation, per head. Yet prices in the two countries 1 are practically the same, except along the Hue, where the matter of tariff makes a slight dlffereaee. They say that the volume of money governs prices. There-has been a howl 'or more per capita money. The United 'States In 1S73 had ?lS"a'nd a fraction, per capita: Today sho has ?24 and some cents for each citizen. This s a raise of 25 per cent. But prices lave not. In that time nUsecl 25 per '.cut The amount of trade done by a nation governs the prices paid. Mexico s not so grqat a trading nntlon ns the "nlted States. Prices are much higher ; there than In this country, and yet Mexico has only .?5 per capita in money, • "The business of -the world is'done- m the credit system. During a panic, when every man wants his pay and all call at once, it is found that there Is not one-tenth the money needed to pay all. "A banker with ?50,000 can make, a business In a community by lending ind borrowing, equal to $200,000. Let one borrower fnJl for ?0,000 .anil the banker must call In his loans, .Why? Because the depositors in the bank, will lose confidence and call on him 'or payment. If depositors call . for, heir money they aj-e entitled to it.. "It is fnshionable.to denounce banks 'or cornering money. In a time like his the banker. In holding money, is doing only a solemn duty. The money, ic corners does not belong to him. Depositors may call on him for it at any time, ' .- -. •••'. "When we are assured that,a gold lollar will pay ?2 worth of debts, when we tumble to a silver .basis,, as. we will do the day Mr. Bryan Is elect-,, id, Is It not natural that.the man who las a gold dollar should hold it?. , "They say tbe lowering of silver. :aused the dropping of prices. I-have, never had it explained why two.of pur products dropped in price with silver, •rom 1873 to 1892, while.five .'of them raised in price during that time. .No, good argument can confine Itself, .to, wo or three products. The fact is that he amount of the world's product,of., wheat, of cotton and of silver .have, nany times multiplied. The product if wheat has tripled within the last- 'our years. The number of mouths hat eat wheat have not tripled in .the. ame time. Why, then, should the, irice not lower? . . .••..-;., "Coin uses seaboard prices, for wheat, 1,000 miles away from the vheat market. Teller quotes London prices. Indiana prices aro what the ndiana farmer is interested in. "Times are hard. Idle men are all >ver the Tnlted States. It was not. so n 1S92. The condition has been caused ly the threatened tampering .with .the financial system: , . 'The remedy proposed is'.the free, •oinage of silver at 10 to 1. .The real •atlo Is 32 to 1, but'it is proposed.by aw to make it 1C to 1. I want to :now who are the doctors. I have a, 1st here of twenty-two of them, whose, ggregate silver mine holdings amount^ o half a billion. The call for. free coinage did not start in Indiana, nor, n the Middle West, nor in the South, but In the Rocky Mountains. " " "^ 'They not only promise to raise the. liver dollar to a parity with',the gold, lollar, but they also, say they will.go down to Mexico, take the'dollar of. that! ountry and make it'worth 100 cents. Then tljey will go to Japan and make, her yen worth a dollar in gold, andf the, money of India and of China, they.jiror pose to make woith double ' ' " »,.,, ,,Js... ._Ji f is Includes Patent Leather Dress Shoes for Ladies IstChoice Of Otto's very Finest Tan Shoes. High or Low Cut for Ladies. ^1^ O $1.98 These include our Very Finest, Former Price $4.00, _ » _ _ ; 15c; for Children's Waists. 15c for Boys' Knee Pacts patrons. on First floor for the Greater Convenience of our Lady KRAUS "Of Course'* •today: All: this-they propose to do by the Simple 1 opening of the mints of the United 'States to the free and unlimited coinage' of 'silver. If they succeed in rals'iiig'-'Kllvor to a parity, the silver mine "owners-will grow enormously rich. What they claim is not true. •I believe the government made a jnistnke. when it went, from a gold basis-and -.issued paper money during the war, for then the heresies on the question-of money were started. The Confederate States'made the mistake, and lnstend"of ..the 'women and slaves at 'lomei raising the provisions to supply fhe: needs of the soldiers, :is they would bad there.been a chance of payment in jood; money, the men starved iu the ields that, might *mve fed them. The paper money of the South was worth- ,uss, ami it required $2,700 of it to buy in -outside suit of clothes. One year after the passage of the act: of '.J.S'S,. before the price of silver began to. fall, Senators Jones aryi Stewart declared In favor of a gold stand- mi, saying that, the worklngman ihould be paid In the same money that he, government paid its debts in; that t wiiB : right to pay the National debts p. gold,-to-sustain the National honor. "For fourteen years we tried to boost il]y,eV[to,par..Wheh we finished buying J,Oo6,QOO-<^mces a. month, the silver lollar;-was worth SI cents. Then they came again and said that we were not buyj.ng enough, AVe yielded. Wo put iiir, neck again under the yoke. Cena:or-Stewart said In 1S90 that he was lertnjjiioithe- purchase of 4,500,000 itinc.es a month would lift silver to par. Whatjis the result? The silver In the 8, now worth about 53 cents. ;. "Why .this partiality? Why not Issue wheat...certificates and make them le- ;al.'jtenflev? What is the matter with baln<icrtifl.cates? Let the coal miner dump.-his product on the government oW, Issue certificates on It? As a law- |er,I,.plight ask that the government like, ; my : . legal opinions. They might njot, need-them now, but they might store |thani in- the. treasury,- and issue £gaj- opinion,certificates on them. ; "Several • years ago, silver literature \vas".eirculated, .There was much agi- ( fl.tloih'i Investors- held back. Foreign cjapltal.teinalned.at home. Enterprises wer9 paralyzed, workmen were forced nto, idleness. Then began the crnsh- ng of-the banks, and we had the panic oif. 1893-^ All caused by the threats of a! tinkering with the. money system. i'Then.the.silver agitators caught the Doinocrats, in swimming and stole heir'.Qloth.es,. and -at Chicago passed ajpjatfQrm that, is anything but demo- Tatlc,- .;..>,. . -....' - • ' - !Was.Madlson. a fool? No. He tried 6 keep the dollars together. He made i' mistake of n cent nnd one-fifth,- and gold idisappeared; -and 'did not come )hck,;for thirty years. '"Were-.Taekson and Monroe and Ben- Ou''. fools? '-No one says that: They tjieiVto 1 hold the dollars together, made nimistake'-df olbout two cents, between iem, silver disappeared, and stayed away forty, ,years. Now, with a dls- iBrlty of'forty-seven cents, they prd- '6se to attempt what these, statesmen silled 'to do. '"Now thiey say that they,can bring he' flfty-th'roc-cent, dollar to par with gpld. 'They say that Mexico and Japan re nbi to be 'compared with this coun- ryV They say 2 and 2 is 5,- and when $k'ed for a reason, say, we .have 70,- QO,ObO''pcpple. '"In Japan wages . are one-eighth hose, paid In . America. Should we Im'e upon a silver basis, a fifty-three- ont'dolliir, it will.mean endless strikes iid' troubles to sustain wages. , ?'I wnnt to osU if the paying back f the investments or the dues of 21,- )4o,000, people will make the 1 rest of l^e people .prosperous. Uje -wages paid to w.orklngmen in country amount to $8,000,000,000 i5ypnr.> ,,Is-it the wish that these be lit.^down,-one-half Iu value? S'lfhje. National and State banks have Ifjposlta amounting to seven billions. I thlS'be'paid' back In fifty-cent dol- ars? ,- •' : • ' T ' 'How shall we best defeat the move- mjent?." 1 By .uniting, hot as Democrats, n At,., as ; w.orklngmen, .not as' Republl- ans,-birtraSjCltlzens. ..A : narrow victory mean that tbe same trouble-'wlll up four years from now. It will meau the same times we have been haviug.'for many years to come. The question must be settled once and for all. We want no third party ticket. "It, is a question of personal and National honor. I say to all citizens, let us go side by side and send these panderers to private dislionesly headlong to defeat." Republican Meetings. Republican speakingswill be held at the following places In Cass county: Frank Swlgart will speak at Ford's -school house, Jefferson township, Saturday, Sept. 5th. Thursday evening,' Sept. 3, Frank Swigart will speak to the McKinley club at Hoover's school house. Wednesday evening, -Sept 2, D. C. Justice will speak at Adamsboro to tfic McKinley club of West Miami township. ' Friday evening, Sept. 4, Geeo. Funk will speak to the Clay township club at Oak Grove school house. Saturday evening, Sept 5, A Miller will speak at Clymers. Saturday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock there will be a pole raising seven miles north on the Michigan pike in Bethlehem township where S. T. McConnell will speak. Saturday evening, Sept. 5, Orlando Powell will address the McKinley club at Michaels' school house, Bethlehem township. Monday evening, Sept. 14, Metca, Geo. W. Steele, W. T. Wilson, J. G. Meek. Tuesday evening, Sept. 15, Young America, Geo. W. Steele, W. T. Wilson, J. B. .Smith. . i Wednesday evening, Sept. 10, Gal- vestou, Geo. W. Steele, D. C. Justice, E. B. McConnell. Thursday evening, Sept. 17, Walton, Geo. W. Steele, D. B. McConnell, Claud Bishop. Friday evening, Sept. IS, Center school house, Washington township, Geo. W. Steele, D. C. Justice, Geo. Walters. Saturday evening, Sept 10, Twelve Mile, Geo. W: Steele, Geo. Funk, Mayor McKce. Monday evening, Sept 21, Waverly, Geo, W. Steele, S. T. McConnell, Mayor McKee. Tuesday evening, Sept, 22, Clymers, Geo. W. Steele, D. C. Justice, W. T. Wilson. Wednesday evening, Sept 23, West Sand Ridge school house, Noble township, Geo. W. Steele, Col. Cromer, Frank Swlgart. . ; Thursday evening, Sept. 24, Lucerne, .Geo. W. Steele, Q. A. Myers, Goo, Funk. PrTUny evening, Sept 25, Calloway school house, Jefferson township, Geo. W; Steele, S. T, McConnell, Frank Swlgart. Saturday, evening, Sept. 20, Royal Center, Geo. W. Steele, Q. A. Myers, D. B. McConnell. FREE COINAGE AND VALUES. How will free coinage add to the value of a silver dollar? WESTSIDE. It will not. The government when it stamps a silver dollar under free coinage has no further act to perform to make it circulate. It does not promise to redeem it. It turns it loose to let it make Its own way in the world: The stamp only shows that it was weighed and has so much silver in it and It, must do the rest. It must travel on Its owu responsibility. The government may make it legal tender, but that simply means that it must be tak- n at wlmt Its purchasing power Is. Thus if it is worth 173 cents and I loan it at that under tbe guise of a dollar I must take it back at a dollar, whJle all the time It Is only doing 53 cents worth of work. Coining does not add to its .value. Making It legal tender does not add to its value. What will? Only supply and demand. In other words it travels simply as bullion, and to call It a dollar now wJien supply and demand makes it worth 53 cents is in violation of the law itself that is depended upon to give it increased value. A MANUFACTURERS VIEW. Supr. Montfort of the water worhc is in receipt of a. book on the silver question from R. D. Wood <fc Co., Fhfl- adelphia. who are manufacturers of water works supplies of all kinds. The book. was accompanied by the following circular which explains why they are interested in ihe settlement of the money question: j "AVe mail you herewith a little book •on the silver question. Wo hope itat you will approve of the views it expresses and would thank you to circulate it as much as possible. If yon cat place additional copies l.o advantage. wo shall be glad to supply a modi-raw Miss Carrie MHIer.pt .Wabash has returned home after a visit here. AVe liclicvo that i!i" '.:: eiassrs of ;';,' <.; ..:i.-.:i:'.*,.' !•'.'•;>; . -'.Vn-. d-fi. 1 .'.' of t::c '':\v :•.•/:•.:::.:;•' !::-.)v, :.-c.ii: which is today paralysing business, and we are convinced that no permanent prosperity can be had until ite overthrow is so complete as to remove all fear of the revival of such agiU- tion in the future. AVe have just been forced to put onr shops on half lime owing to the entire absence of orders in the existing political uncertainty." Yours truly. R. D. AVOOD & CO. RESULT OF A JOKE. The funeral of the young m.in, Harry Crawford, son of John Crawford, of Bethlehem township, was hold yesterday morning at 10:30 o'clock from the Bethlehem M, E.- church. The deceased who was twenty-one years old; died Friday, and it was said his death was due to a severe fright given him the night before by several youths, who conducted him to a. melon patch, fired a gun and then ran. It is said that the young man ran the entire distance to his home, falling- several time* en route, that he was taken ill immediately, seemed deranged, and never recovered. He was hurt internally- The boys who played the joke are remorseful but withou tavail. KOKOMO CAMPERS. The Kokomo "Outing' 1 club passed through.this city yesterday en route from Cedar. Lake, -where they have been.camping for the last tivo weeks, to their homes at Kokomo. The boys were all thoroughly tanned nnd dJQ wore broad rimmed straw hats sucfc as are -worn in hay fields- As they passed through the city they gave their yell and attracted much attention, ffn the party were Leslie Lewis, George . Rciff, Frank Bright, Ray Woods, Percy Leach, Lawrence Strode, Dee Wimmct, Andy Kearns, Martin Suyder an!! "Dock" Phillips, who acted as cook rind chaperone. They camped a. short distance from the cily last night au<S -•will start for their nome-agaiu this morning. • Leave the money asitis—It'i: only a Medium of exchange. Th* changing of it will not make more business or times better. Why should it?. How can you •maV* more actual business by calling six inches a foot, or, if -silver would rise to par, by calling a foota foot? Supply anddemanS make business. What difference can it make in the demand and supply if vou change the medium of exchange? You can ruin business by making the Medium of exchange doubtful, as free silver would do, but you cannot hejf) it that way. BUSINESS CHANGE. AV. T. Giffe has' sold his book store to C. AV. Grave* and will devote aJJ his time to the Home Music Journal. Mr. Graves takes possesion this morning 'and will continue the business at the same stand. NOTICE-LAST OALL. All parties having received statements, but, failed to call are requested to call within a few days, to settle their accounts, otherwise will collect them according to law. much again*:: .our inclination. Harry Frank. Subscribe for The Journal

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