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THE LOGANSPORT JOURNAL VOL. XXL LOGANSPORT ^INDIANA, WEDNESDAY MOBKIM, SEPTEMBER 2,1896. .NO. 210. 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. Quite a number sold yesterday. WHER & WISE. 409 and 411 Broadway. 306 OUR FALL WOOLENS ARRIVED. This Fall ther6 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 Jn the city. Early selections gives you the cream of the stock. Carl W. Keller, Tailor and Draper. 311 Harket Street. See Our Prices on Granite Ware. 4 QUART SAUCE PAN... 6 QUART SAUCE PAN. 8 QUART SAUCE PAN.. 10 QUART SAUCE PAN. 12 QUART SAUCE PAN.. 6 QUART MILK PAN.... 4 QUART COFFEE POT. 5 PINT TEA POT. NO. 28 WASH PAN NO. 30 WASH PAN. CUSPIDORS . 25c S5c 40c . 50c . C5c 15c .60c 35c 20c 25c T. a J. FLANIGAN, 310Tlarket Street. Logansport & Wabash 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 Hlrchberg Optical Co., Tbo well-Known Specialists of New York Mave appointed ». A, HA.UK A agent lot taelr celebrated SpeoUolei and Eye SIMMS, everj p»lr guaranteed, . . D. A, HACK his complete assprtmont anil Inyltes all t Batisty tlieriiielvei of the gceat saperlority ol these goods over »ny manuriotatad, at the store of D. A. HAUK, Bole agent for loaana pott Intl. - ' . '• . r No;peddleisSuppHai • •*. 1ALL EEADY, Where "Sound Money ".Democrats. Will.Hold Their Convention;--:---. 1 Bryan Given a Big Reception.. r«t Cleveland—-Quay in Chargo at :; )!' : Now York. -, ' .'.'. Indianapolis, Ind., Sept. l.—The early, morning trains brought many delegates. Gen. Bragg and •Scnator"v*ilas 1 oi Wisconsin, were among the first nr-. rivals and took tip quarters at ilie. same hotel. Mr. John P. Irish, formerly of the bureau of engraving and printing at the,national capital, now a rcsisjejit of Cu-lifornia, came on ".s- the •'avan't,. courier oi the California delegation. r£ porting that the members from the. southern part of the state were shirt, oil' by a wash-out nnd would net; be able to rewehIndianapolis. . . . ... The Decunitloim. , The decorations of Tomliuson hall,' where the convention will meet, have been completed and lire very' effective. It is the general opinion that the',hall will compure favorably with iho«e'of the previous conventions, nUhcfugh it. makes no .pretensions as to ea.pac.ity; The terra cotta tint of the walls makes W. P. EYNUM. , . . .on excellent foil for the gold tablet pillars thai reach to th-: coiling from between the doors ot thi: galleries. On each pillar has been pkm:d the uame cf a state surrounded by a wreath of gold. -As there are not as many pillars ns there arc-states, other Of (lie names nrc displayed on the balconies. There are 21 groups of flags >n the facings of both galleries, and each of these groups .has H union shield surrounded by sixjflags'.^i'lied, white und blue bunting covers' ,ihe ceiling, foiling gracefully from', the corners and sides and being caughftjup in'the centers. Across'ttieVcenter of the stage are the liknesses-of Tilden, Hendricks. and Cleveland, in the order named. .To ths east n^e.'Jefierson, Jackson and'Josep'; E. McDonald. The stage to be ooeupiei] by the distfnguiRhed guests is separtate^ forri'the speaker's platform by a'hedgo of palms, and a border of the same plan I has been,-jpnt around the press plat', form. ''„ ,/,,;,' '-• • • ''y(o Contents Reported. Chairman Bynum, of 'the national committee; says there ara n'o contents reported ^from many of the states, and that the 'temporary roll na made up bj thejiatiqnal committee will undoubted, ly be made permanent. The various delegations were asked to nieet Tuesday morning and select their committeemen. but no meeting! were Held. There is a full supply o) orators here and the convention will not be lacking in this respect. A delegation of 38 all the way from Florida, arrived at noon and were c.% corted to their quarters by a brass band, The delegation displayed a gilded alii-, gator labeled: "Florida Gold Bugs," and each mas carried a large waving palm leaf. , , f Given n Ulc Kecoption at Cleveland. "Cleveland, 0., Sept. 1.—Mr. and Mrs. Bryan hold a reception in the parlors ol the Hollenden Tuesday morning, and he appeared'fresh after his work of the morning. Mr<3. Bryan said to a reporter that she thought the demonstration oJ Monday night woe tfie greatest she liad seen on the trip, not excepting Chicago, Mr. and Mrs.. Bryan, accompanied by' L. K. Holdon and Charles P. Salen, were driven to 'the Union depot, where a special car was attached to Big Four train Mo. 23. He was received at the train by the Columbus delegation, headed by Chairman Dan McConville, of the; Ohio stfltc central committee.. Th<r train left, for Columbus at 12 o'clock. ' ~ Teller 11 Heard. . Colorado Springs, Col., Sept. l,—Se club, of this city the'only political address he will make in Colorado during the present campaign. He leaves in. r. few days to place himself at the disposal of the democratic committee, and he probably wjll do most of his talking in Iowa and Illinois. Senator Teller In. his speech rehearsed the causes for tho disaffection of himself and associates •which led to their leaving the.republican party. The supreme court and income tax issues raised by the Chicago plat-,, form were also :handled by the speaker'| in his usual dry, argumentative style;' and he spoke in tones of contempt of the Indianapolis convention, character- ! izing it as a, stool-pigeon to'catch votes that might otherwise go to . Bryan rather' than L to McKinle'y, Senator Teller ignored the -MoKinley letter "of acceptance'entirely.. K-.'-eu 1 ''••• ':-d Ery an, nnd declared ••(>''••. .» •:«••. t!u' 'nominated in this.country during the •last 40 years, Blaine not excepted. '-'' . ' Quay. '° Direct Thing*. Washington, Sept. I. — A telegram. from republican headquarters, New York, says: When Chairman Hnnnade-' •"parts 'for the west Wednesday republican headquarters will be left in charge 6f Candidate for Vice President Ilobart' ,npd Senator Quay. The latter gentle-' ,mnn will .arrive here Tuesday, and an .Important meeting of the executive '•'committee will at once be held and the work of the campaign, us far as the caal ' is concerned,-will be-finally decided up- : -'oh. Senator Quay will realty be at the •'helm in the.absence of ;he chairman,, 'inid Mr. Hob'art-will act in an advisory' 'capacity. , • ' '""' Fusion 1'robnblo in Wl»con«ln. .. -Milwaukee, Sept. 1.—The in-coming -.xlelegaten to the democratic state con- -.vention,' which will be held here .;Wednes<:ln.y,"COnilnns til,' report of :Uabe Koucks' withdrawal from the race ifor the gubernatorial nouiiaation. All • •eyes nve' .now. being turned to W. C. ^ilvr-rtlmni, oC Wfrjsnu, wlio will no ;doubt r'woivts the nomination. '....'•Eusion' sentiment is very strong, and "the'imirations an: that the democratic, popolis!. and silver parties, all of whom 'nioet IKM-IS Wednesday in slate convention, wiM 1 agree on a ticket. The ba-sis rilus .igreement is to g-ivc the demo- ,.;-a-fe thic governor and the treasurer iiiki'the pnpul-ists the rest of the ticket; : tlemocrafs live congressmen, populists ithrfee and Silver men two; democrats 'sown presidential 1 electors, ]X3pulists •three. Delegates are swiirming in from • i^jl-'jiarts of the state, and ;ill the oonven- ••tioti's promise to be well attended. : .:-•-• I'iinl Sorg Will K')t Km". /••Washington, Sept.. 1.—A special from Cincinnati, 0., says: .Internal Revenue .Collector Dowling has received n Ic.t- .:ter.'from Congressman PJU! J. Sorg, .who'wns reuominatetl by vhc Third dis- tl:ie't (lemourats last weelc. Sorg, who iis-a : gold democrat, positively refuses to run- apain. Another convention will soon 'be held, mid John L. Brennor, a retired farmer, of Dnylon, will be nominated. Crinkran to Spt'iilc In Hultlmoro. ;-:• Baltimore,' -Md^' Sept.--i:—President 1'a'rr, of. the Jloni-st Moimy Democratic league, lids'.received u telegram fro 1 ;!! Hon. \V..-:'Bou'rke C'ockrnr., accepting nn invitation to address :i mass meeting-: here on October.;): Mr. Cockran will be.-.siirrounded by a;galaxy of . other briliio,nt'speakers yet to Ve named; - To\E»tabll»h a Campaign.l,»bnr Bureau. KansuK-City, Mo,,.Sent. K —-General Master • \Yorhninn : Sovereign, .in a two r column', letter -tc the .World from-Sulphur Springs. Ark...declares .his determination to establish a campaign labor bureau at Chicago and appeals "most earneat)y': ; to the friends of labor, free silver anifgood governthent'cverywhere to"contril)jnte;nnanciallyand:otlierwi6e to its Biijjjffbrt." : •-,, ."PAYS THE PENALTY. Hnnr»rl»n Bunged 9t 1'ittsburgh for . .- Mnrcier of Hli : Sweetheart. :• Pittsburgh, Pa., Sept. 1. — Joseph Orosz-was executed at 10: J9 o'clock. • .The tragedy for which Joseph Orosz Tuepday.paid the legal penalty occurred at a Hungarian boarding house at Forward 'avemie and Acorn street January 3,189G, The murdered woman, Theresa Bobak,' 1 was 'a- domestic in the house, hndibeen in this country (Sight months and-was considered a belle ornong her countrymen. She was 22 years ot age, and -several..months previous to her death had promised to marry Orosz. She changed her mind, however, and when reminded of her promise by her lover, positively refused t/i perform her pait : -of the agreement. Orosz, who had been drinking, became'very angry nnd fired 'two bullets into the girl's head, killing her almost instantly. ' Mustn't Send tetters by Eiprem. - ,, Washington, Sept. l.--Jfii<5ge Thoma^ assistant attorney general for the post office department, Tuesday decided that "it is "unlawful to sen'd an ordinary letter by'express or otherwise outside o£ the mails .unless it be inclosed in a government-stamped envelope. It is also unlawful ,'to inclose a letter in an ex- pjiess-package unless it pertains 'wholly' to' the contents of the package." ; Bancroft to Prepuro for Her Trip. -^Washington, Sept. 1.—The. navy department is officially informed that the crluisef : Bancroft left Annapolis Mon- 'd«iy 'night for the Brooklyn navy yard ,tp-,ffil 'o\it for her Turkish duty. The ship! di'd.not wait for several of her officers iwh'ose orders had reached them too late tqienable them to report atAimap- olis before .sailing and they will join hoKiiti.-Kcw York in a few days. • l-rlooe tobanoff'ii Sncceiwor. NAVAL VETERANS. of the .Jeath"«f Prince L'obnnoff-Hostov- '-" J yi'^iiV'BuBsian.minister, of foreign af- jttirs^ay'b'tha^M.•Meljdoff, the Russian. nmbn!isador'- : .-'-at":-eonstantinople, • will probabiyi'becbme.' hiB' : Ruc'ci'.vsor at the head of' the Buas'ian foreign office. ;Zr:;jf«?Kntlfied to Tetaniu llounty. •Washington, -Sept! 1.—Acting Comp- 'trbller^Bowers -has decided that a, man -trans^ejjred from the volunteer service 'to -the "regular army is not entitled to veteran bounty. / onts of UrltUh Wur.ililpK. _..»„.„ Sept. .l;-The. British Modi- •rtarie!an'..squh.d.f.on -pf 22 vessels han •Hiile'd-'-ifrbm' Malta for Piraeus, whence th'e"s]iip'Cwiii:£o'-to'Tnsbc,; Lemnos and Salonical •'''•. " : ; .' .Their Big Parade at St, Paul Wit'.; nessed by Thousands, City Crowded with Veterans of the Late War—Minneapolis Has Her Hands Full. St. Paul, Minn., Sept. 1.—The city is now in the hands oi the grand army and its friends from Maine to California Thousands of veterans and thos-i who come to see and cljecr the ilefenders. ol the \inion added to the great throng Tuesday morningby every train.regulars in sections and specials following- each other in quick suo'ccssion siiidi day- brenk. The weather is idenl and slrain? of union array airs .from G. A, E. posts mid other bands fill the balmy nil'of the state capita!. Tlie Hotel ]lyan is JhP tenter of attraclion'. Cpinmnnder in Chief Walker and stajt and the G. A. K. Ladies and Women's Jielief corps held continuous levee at their beautifully decorated headquarters on the parlor floor of that hotel. The chief event of the morning was the parade of naval Veterans. Their numbers were not as large as in former vears owing to ijiroriral dissensions in the organization, but with their parading iiiiies Liiey mndu a good showing. First in 1 the lino fa mi-.flic escort of the Third United StatesV'hif.'intry from Fort Spoiling-, Col.-Edwin C. Mason companding-, headed by the regimental baiici. Uncle Sam's regulars wwe followed by the members of the Naval Veterans' association, Capt, .7. F. R. Foss, commander of the JUnnesota association,riding a.t the head ofthc column of 200 old soldiers in the absence of Kear Admiral Sears, nearly. 500 ex-prisoners of war keeping soldierlp,- time to the music of a band. The Soils of Veterans in attendance at the' encampment brought up the rear. •'. The line of march wiis the same as that ordered for Wednesday's grand parade; ••-•.' A'diefring multitude was massed on tJre,VEtre^t, walks, ai.d when the martial ifloljjjbjii. passed the Hotel TSyan, in review, cnch man saluted Commander in Chief Walker, who was'stationed in the balcony with his staff and army women. " lieuiiiont! '.by 'arrn'y .corjxs regiments ann^-posts were in 'oi-der all day in various halls and public buildings. This feature of the annual encnmpmentis ttl- wiiys .-jnjoyed by the-veterans from private to general.more than to anything :lse, as it'brings him in close social fellowship with those under whom or with whom he"handled rifle, bayonet, saber ;nr'gun. • ' • At one o'clock the Minnesota veterans, wo went to th* front from -Fort Snelling-, rendezvoused at the state capital and proceeded to the fort for a state en- union. A general reception of the Grand Army wns tendered at the post by Col. John H. Page, his staff, 'their wives and daughters, the function ending with a parade and review of the' ; troops. " ' MlnnnapolU Full of"Caycty. , ; Minneapolis, Minn 1 ., Sept. 1.—Camp YaleVwhere the big encampment of the Knig-hts of Pythias of the western and southeastern states is being held, is l!h'e' .center of interest for thousands of Btrangers iu the city. The brigade of Illinois, headed by Gen. J. S. Barkley, cf Springfield, arrived on special trains Tuesday morning over.SOO strong-. Soon after the Kentucky brigade came in on two special trains. The Pythians are arriving every few minutes from all parts of the west and south. Points as ftfr south as Mobile, Ala., and west to Seattle are represented at the encampment. The encampment was formally opened Tuesday morning at ton o'clock, when an address was .delivered by Robert Pratt, mayor of-Indianapolis, and responded to by representatives of the various states. At night there was a grand illumination oLthe city in honor of the visitors, on wliich thousands of dollars have been expended in preparation. The Mirmeapolis.carnival is also in progress this week,Snd some unique pnd elaborate parades will be held each night. It is estimated-that there are now 30,1)00 strangcrs.-ni.tlic city, and the throng had hardly''commenced coming. ' f/ The Minnesota state fair is also being held at Harnline, and .the Twin cities are being taxed to their utmost to provide accommodations. . ; Doclnlou Anoctlnjc.freight Rate". .Washington, Sept 1.—The interstate commerce commission Tuesday, in an opinion by CompliHsioner Clements,' announced its decision of. the case of the Omaha CorVimercirtl club against the Chicago,' Hock Island & Pacific Railway company and other carriers between'Texas ppinis'anil OmaTia, Kansas City; St. Louia and other Mississippi river points and-Chicago. The commission holds that the maxima class rates between OmaHa and Texas points rhould not be as high as those between Chicago nnd Texas points, and •fhould not exceed those bnr'ween Davenport, Bock Island and Moline and Texas points, and the rate on 'sirup from Om*ha should not be in excess of that from Davenport. : Charleston, W-.-Va.,- Sept. I'.—Garland Yancc'y met James Henry on .the street Monday, afternoon, and,, without . a word, fired three times at him, each shot taking effect. Henry died in live minutes. Yancey was arrested and two" revolvers .found on him.." They had had a previous difficulty about a woman. Both ure colored men. OVEft THE STATE. Events In Various Portions of Ia» dlana Told by Wlra. Tln-Plut« Flaot to Rcaumo Work* Ehvooil, Jnd., Sept. 1.—The American tin plute plant will resume operations within icu days or two weeks at the farthest, and this fact has tended TO cause n revival of business in all lines. The company is receiving steel billets ready for the start. The hot mills will resume first and the other departments .will start up in the order that, the product leaches i,hem in its journey through the plant, from Ihe steel billet to the finished product, and the 'whole plant, employing- 1,250 men. will be in full operation by the middle tf the present month. The resumption of operations tt the. Macbeth & McCloy lamp chimney factories has tended to make the industrial outlook brighter and a Jarge per cent. of. the workmen are now at work. The Superior radiator factory Las been closed on account of full trade nntl lack oi orders, and will not resume until business revives, r.E th*y have enough stock on jhand to fill orders at the present rate for a long time. Tliroc Dovcn Sat on n Fcnc«. Bourbon, Jnd., Sept. i.—William W. Gonchenour, a well-to-do farmer, living six miles north of here, declares that he has witnessed a heavenly vision or mcssag-e, which is a warning that the world will soon come to nn end. Three beautiful doves that, as he believes, were sent here for a sign ilia* the Lord has not forsaken his covenant, alighted on the fence in front of his home. These, he asserts, bore the Lord's message to him and to his brethren. He has had n large number of small pamphleta published to that effect, and has them in circulation. Noted Colored Miison Dcud. Greensburg, Ind., Sept. 1.—John Therman died Monday'morning- of apoplexy. J]e was To years old and had worked as a barber'in this city for 45 years. Mr. •Therman, enjoyed a distinction r.bova nny other member of his race from the fact that he was the only colored man in the world belonging- to :» white Ancient Free and Accepted Mason's lodge. Mr. Therman was born in Bolivar, Tcnn., a free man. and at the time of his death was the oldest natural free born negro living- in America. Alluded laccndlnrlOH Jailed. - ,-Greensburg, Ind.,-Sept. 1.—The barn belonging to W. \V. Dixon was set on fire at night, adding- another to the list of buildings recently burned by incendiaries. Suspicion fell on Joe Back, William Reilly and Robert McCune, who have been arrested. Last week McCune, while intoxicated, boasted that, he had been offered five dollars by Back to do the job. He also stated that a. gang were at work nnd would fire several other barns while the department were out. Vlglltlng Sunday Ball at BrailL Brazil, Ind., Sept. 1.—The Christian association and churches of this county are still fighting- Sunday baseball 1 . The game at Tripletts' park between Brazil and Groencastle stirred up considerable excitement, and the "antis" filed suit in the circuit court, against all implicated in the game, charging them with conducting a nuisance. Alleged Moonnhlnor* Arrested. Crown Point, Ind., Sept. 1.—"Joe" Hoffman and his aged father have been inrrcste'd for 1 -the illicit distilling ol whisky. The distillery was located at a house in a secluded spot at the north end of Cedar lake. The officers found n quantity of whisky and a wagon load of distilling material. Farmer I>rown» In WabMtt Kiver. Peru, Ind., Sept. 1.—John Shea, an eccentric old farmer, who resided near Huntingdon, this state, was found-in tbe Wabash river Monday, his body being in an advanced state of decomposition. He had papers representing $500 in his pockets. Kpld«mlc of Diphtheria Feared. East Chicago, Ind., Sept. 1.—This city is on the verge of an epidemic of diphtheria. There have been two deaths, nnd there are numerous other cases. Every effort is being put forth to check the spread of the malady. PaRRCd Away. Wabash, Ind., Sept. 1.—At the home of his brother in Liberty township, this county, William Tyner, aged 73, one of the early settlers, passed away. Are Healthy Twins. Portland, Ind., Sept. 1.—John and Richard McGriff, twins, celebrated their 92d birthday Monday at Geneva, Thev -enjoy excellent health. Ti) Inspect Army 1'mt*. Washington, Sept. 3.—Maj. Gen. Miles, commanding the army, will leave headquarters here on the Stk inat. for an extended tour of army posts. He will go first to Chicago and then out through. Montana to Puget Sound, where he will examine the sites .selected for new fortifications. Returning by way of California and the Eio Grande, he hopes to reach Fort Biley, Knn., in October, when there will be a great assemblage of officers under instruction. He will reach Washington before the opening of the next congressional session, Denver, Col,, Sept, 1.—About 1,000. • Mi-singers are in the city to attend tin* Welsh festival which opened here Tuesday a fternoon. The outside attendance! ir somewhat disappointing, but tho- musical features of the eisteddfod ore likely to be successful., Gov. Jlclntyre and Mnyor-McMiirray' delivered welcoming Addresses before the opening- chorus ; n the. afternoon.