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VOL. XXI. LOGANSPOET INDIANA, SATUBDAY MQKNING. SEPTEMBER 26^1896. NO-231. CLOAK MERCHANTS FOR THIRTY YEARS, ; ' Htmey Back. , -tie did such. si)louam-wo that wo Just couldn't help i believe we will do all tlio bu? were cflinap. -but tWs year o •If you Iwul -a man la yo •vvli-flivtuu 20 cents a bushel y we raised our Cloak Buyor Ho is 'Still -hr Now Yor '20 cent wliaiit. 'iind be is sol rk In the- Now York Miuikcjt this yciu- it. 'Ho bought Clonte so cheap that we Iness doac In town. Last yoar Cloaks ur pt'ieos are 25 per ceat. less than tbcu. ur employ who "could go out aud buy ou'd raise his salary. That's just why 's 'salary. •• • • k w^ltching for Clo.-iks ou. aa average of ling us .i. small lot cvw-j- clay. W» h.-ive 'a lot of BoiiviM 1 nnd Ron small bnttO'iiS't'ov Irininvui::; Franklin f for a like jrannoiir. T'. -ph Goods Giwinonits .-\\-iit'U largo aail r'cuits. Last season wo had, to ask .?S.OO -ce is year tlio prl $4o4S Yf-s; \AV can soil you as .flue a Jacket as you want for $8.48 Cut or Fifty .Othor Styles. W a s^ Like Tell -.•.la- whole story "hwe, 1> stock ii.iul Fur stock is a wo jirouiul find see that we kuo J'i'om i?2.-lS up. •ut the Cape stock and Cblklreoa's Wrap nilor. Come iu some clay aud look 'w wliait we are tnllktaj: about. Capes Drsss Goods • '• We- have a bar.saiu iu 25 pieces all wool Xovdlfy Goods 34-iceli wkle in cliecks and stripes, etc., . wwtih 3^ ceptii. 2lQ ... - •: •We otrei ; chdico ot Qftena pieces S3r nch all wool boncles, broken checks tod'sniall plaiids, wor.tli 75c a.nd your :hoice tw 48C . 'The greatest bargain In the Depnrt- nenit -is a line c-f Imported Novelties In leavy easlmiDres, boucles, French reps tc. Tlbey're wwth $1.25, and- tills reek they rire . . . . Hosiery -and Underwear. Are .now iu season and our assortment w!a.« nevei' better. 40-eon't Onyx Hoslcarj- wifh 'black and wlil-to 1'oet for Xatural Floeeecl Lined Vests tor Da'dles aijd G-euts. worth 50 cents t'or 23C Agents for Butterrick's Patterns. -ForartM Street. Here The> Come. All ready -for your inspection. Made of fine, well treated Icnlther on lasts whlcJi wore fashioned wJith some re- giu-cl for-'the sli«ps of t/he -human foot.' ' ' ' ' Every year lias seen some Ira-prove- meJit In shoemaking -anid the fall styles are comfortable enough and stylish enough 'to .please the most fastidious. • '• • " JDEN'S DKBSIS ISHOES . . ........ . . .OSc WOMA-N-S DEiESS SHOES. .... ,.9Sc BOl'S' A^'D GIUIJS'.ISOHOOJO '.-.'. . ..... 75c to $1,25 M. Walden & Company. J315 Fourili Street. SOLD ON MERIT. It is profitable to purchase First Class Goods of ty kind but especially is this true when buying your FALL AND WINTER SUIT, as there is nothing that lows cheapness quicker than a poorly cut and made rment. .'.,•'• Quality to suit the most exacting- Prices to suit .times, ".'' ..'••.'.*,'•''•'• ' • " "'•••• : ••'- ' W^ Keller, Hor and Draper. '.'..' 311 Market Street. Natural Gas Rates. Partial payments annual rates begin Octo- jr1st 1896, ; Consumers desiring to avail themselves of re annual rate, on the basis of. six payments, lould arrange to have their stoves connected that date in order to be on time: Lopsport & Wabasti Valley Gas Co, 317 & 319 Pear! Street. BEGIN EARLY. Indianians.Oall on Maj. MoKinley at Ssven O'Olook in the Morning, He Congratulates Them on Being the First of the Day—Three Other Delegations Pay Their Respects. Canton, 0., Sept. 25.—A delegation from Marion, Ind., arrived in Canton shortly .after seven' o'clock Friday morning- nnd started for Maj. Mclvm- ley's house before he had finished his sleep. A delegation marching with bands through the streets at this curly hour was something; of a novelty even in Canton. The llaripn people numbered £00. Many of them were formei residents of Canton, having gone to Indiana after the discovery of natural (JOS. The. spokesman, Dr, W. E. Francos, of Marion, assured Mnj.McKinley that the working-men'of Jndiana were enthusiastic in their-^ilpport of him and that the stateXvoofil.'give him 40,000 plurHi- ty. In nisppadingMaj.McKmVeyspofce <is follows: •".'•-,'-. "Sly Fell'owlcirizons ol the City of Marlon- nnd of Grant.'Gbiunty, Ind: I congratulate vou upon feeing first to-day [lauchter,] No other clclegatibtiiMis yet preceded you, [renewed lauehterCj, I S*ve you. each ami everyone of ,ypu',' warm and cordial wei- come to my home. I welcome the ri'pu!>- llcans and the citizens of the Hooslcr slate -the state of that Brand old war Rovomor, Oliver P. Morton'; and that splendid 1 resident and patriot, Benjamin Harrison, You are here this morning not to honor me personally, but to honor the cause which you love and which','you mean to support, nnd you mean to-' support that cause because you ;:-believe It will Insure your own beat-'welfare and the best well- being of the country at large. You believe In that ca'use, beclwuse you have tried It, and having'tried It .iou know you have been more prosperousTn your occupations under the policy wlilcH it represents than you have ever been under any other policy,'-and If anything was needed, to confirm you In your devotion to that policy" It could be found In your-experience of the last four years. "Vou havo In your city of Marlon/ as I recall, an Industry which manufactures glass, that.used to be in .the city of Canton. Am I rlRht about that? It is a good Industry. Well, now, that fairly Illustrates my Idea. That used' to be, as I said, a Canton Industry. We would much have preferred to havo had It remain -here, but it was taken away. However,, it 'lid not po. out of our own-country. It went Into a neighboring .state .and, therefore, benefits the American family, American workmen ntlll do the work. We share In your good fortune and prosperity, but we would have felt differently l£ it had sone on.the other side and out of the United States. In a word, wo want to do our manufacturing at home, and If wo cannot do it In Ohio, we are willing to have you do It In Indiana. "And -If wo cannot do It In Canton I do not know of any city in Indiana in which I would rather have It d.one than In the city of Marion." At 11 o'clock 800 citizens of.MeiidvUlfi and Crawford county,Pn. ( arrived. Maj. McKinley.was repeatedly .cheered' when he appeared on'the porch. Dr.. T. L. Flood' was the speaker. He declared that" Pennsylvania would give'between 300,000 and 400,000 .plurality forMcKin- ley and-Hobart.- Dr. Flood'called, attention to the fact that the banner given Crawford county for rolling up the' largest republican majority cast.in any county in the state was 'borne at the head "of the 'delegation,' and promised that the county should beat its former record .in November next.- . ••"• . Iu the -.Crawford county delegation were half the faculty and 100 of the students of Alleghany college. Maj. Me Kinley was a student at this college and his greeting to the students was beautiful and ardent. AIcKlnley Recall* College Ilay*.. In response to Dr. FJood's remarks Maj. McKinley said in part;, "Dr, Flood and ray Fellow Citizens ol Crawford county and of the City of Mead- vlllo, Pa: .It glveaime,genuine pleasure to preet and welcome you here at my home, 1 remember a year agoto have visited your clty'and county and I.shall never forget the warm welcome which I received from the faculty and students of Alleghany college and from the old soldiers of northwestern Pennsylvania; and 'I am delighted to havo aportlonof yourreturnmycall. I recall with sensations of pleasure and satisfaction the brief time I spent In old Allegheny college. It Is among tho dearest memories of my life. That old Institution only a year ago conferred upon me a. very distinguished. honor. I trust I may never dlsuppoint'lts confidence. ;I. recall, too, that from the: walls of old Allaghany went out the young men to'do' b'attlG,for their country, and none did better serv.ice'. .for the union and the flag than the'y.bung men who went from that Instltutlon'Jahd from the other ; great Institutions.' ot^the- country and- from the' schools of the land. Tour county Is a republican county..'.' ,Dn Flood has already stated that you-have received a banner for, having given-the i largest republican majority. I trust-'.that majority will not be diminished In '.1S96,"/. .-....,. Other" Delegatlonl CaLL ! The third deltf^ation Friday .was from Wyandot countyr|X It arrived at noon ""-NAMED A TICKET. Nfttlonil D*n»bor»cy of ?few York Selects 1 ; .' : Candidate*. ' Brooklyn* N.' V., Sept. 2S.—The- con- ventionofi.the national democracy, adjourned from the session held at Syracuse. Aug.ust-Si, met Thursday evening in the Acadeiny of Music in this city and completed i,ts work by naming a ticket for state ,v.officers and electors for Palmer and Buckner. The convention was perfectly harmonious. The Academy was' crowded and hundreds were turned away. Charles S. Fn.lrchild presided; A" 'resolution was adopted changing-'Hi'o name of the organization. Tt is to be known hereafter ns.the national 'dcm'bcratio party, inslea'd ot the democratic 1 party reform organization. A' resolution .was,also adopifd advising the ypt-era of the party in 'he several congressional districts to neither nominate,' v lridbrse'nor support.& 11 y democratic caijrlfflate'for congress who docs not. unequivocally accept -uid indorse the ;pla;tform"adopted by 'he national con-ventiore :at IciiiniKipolis. John Da Witt"W.aT;ner presented nn address, to' the deyiocracy of .Misstate of New York, which : was..prepiired by .the state committee'-and: wits adopted as a declaration of pri.hci|)le's-for-w'hich.lhe convention stn'/ids.-- Electors were then named for' the. ^'...c.bMffWSaioiial districts. A- full state ticket wns nominated, the notninee'.'tDr governor being Daniel G. Griffin, of Watertown. Gea. John M. Palmar,.-;of-.ir)liEois, nomlnre of the party for .president, addressed the convention. _a.l. considernblc length on the issues, ot th'e cnmp'nign from the standpoint o.ftlje "sound money 1 ' democracy. At the.close! of his remarks, the convention adjourned'sine die. •-.••• MINE. EXPLOSION. Canso» Iujorli>8 to Workmen Th'at ReHnlt lu Two Dcntha lit Tromont, 1'ft. Pqttsville,' Pa., Si»pt. 25. — At five c'cloeli.'Thursday evening an explosion of Jiiine g'is occurred at Jlitklle Creek colliery,.-nehr.'Trcmont;.and' five men were, iser.iously- -burned- and-'otherwise injurc'd'.-'.T\Vo of -tliem dicd nf rcr reaching tii'cir heines.at.BrnckM'Ooi.1, about two jrii.l'e's froiu'the.collier}'. The dead nre:]p.n'sj)er Ne\ytoii,..Sr., and hi '- '' 18 CEITICAL. Situation:at Leadvjlle, Col,', Calls for Wise Management. Slightest Pretext Might Precipitat Bloodshed—Citizens Form Themselves Into Militia Companies. Both" are married 'and' have families, Charles Shoffstall-.-ii-nd • .Tjimes -Norton, nlso of -RlacIwboaV lire severely .burned nud .may die'dlir.Ing .the. ,cl:iy.. > Edward Donroeyer, of • Tremopt, 'sustained . .a fractured collar bone and arm. ,Tho volume-was so dense f hat the gas forced into one of the safety lamps', used by the men and-^communicated with the 'flame nnd -ignited, cn.us'ing a terrific explosion. The; five. men. in .the gangway were blown/and tossed about and thus sustained injuries in addition to the burns. The /colliery is owned and operated by ; the'Philadelphia'& Beading 1 Coal nndjlt-on company. Bichffl'onjii.Va.; Sept; 25:—'Thursday's' ..session of'tlie/American -Association, ol : Obst;etr4ci.an*.ttnd,'XJynecologrists - was; very;jfuteifeetihg 1 .?: .Exhaustive.and weil prepa-re'd paperswere read imd dls- cussed'by JJr. H--VV. Long-year, of De- troit;'Chririe.s A. Iv.'Reed.'of Cincinnati;. !VV. • l\'ifiuHJti,' of : Detroit; George H, Tone.,' ot'-'Sytossvilie, ltd., and-D. Ted Gilliani, prColuobUB, 0.. .At a business meeting of: the. association the .annual election of officers took place. -Dr.. Janjes'Frecieriel<"William Ross, of Toronto, Can.' formerly airierat>e<r of.the executivefcouncil, was chosea president, and Dr. .George-Den- Johnson, of Rich- .mona',''vice president. Dr.."Warrcn Pot,ter, 'of^flufflato,. the. secretaty, was.-re elected? as .was.also Favier Oswald Wer i)er,! of.Pit-tsb'urgh, the treasurer, ( •' ''.•• '".:. World'!. Becord Broken. .Sisitersyille, W. Va., Sept. 25—In the flr.eaiftn/s jtournament hose reel races herer,/riiur.sd'a'y', 700' strangers saw the worldls record ' broken, by the Butler (Pa:')'.team. The first race was for $300 -to r,vm> 300 yards, Jay 50 feet hose, connect ping 1 .: and ..nozzle, and was. won by Butler'.in ,33. Wj seconds, 11-5 seconds Ojetter.cthari thewo'riij's record, made "by,'Martin's Ferry, 0., "at the Atlanta exposition-. COsliocton,' 0.', took second jnoney/,-.$160, p.pd Marietta, O., third, $50. The:,hub..and hub race .was also won by and marched at oiice to Maj. McKinley'a house. The spokesmen were Gen. T..M,; Kirby and' P. Ctineo, a republican editor; who 'is a nativ'e'ojf Genoa, Italy. In response to the remaVks of the spokesmen. Maj. McKinley triade -a brief speech. > '' After the. spoccli-muking Maj.' McKiri- 1 ley shook handsVvitb. ..his . Wyandot. county visitors..- <fie scarce'ly .had, .time to eat his lunch'eo'n when' the sound of advancing-'fob'tsteps was; heard' and thp 1 fourth, and last- delegation-'of the day ar;rived., 'It/was'-ftom Tiffin 'and Seneca' counties, 0", and/was larg-e arid enthu-; siostic. • __. •;. .- ................ ••••<-"."•. . '.,' , Two Kn(clneer» Kllleu. ;..;. . : Wheeling-;, W;';. Va.,;' Sept'-SS^ Th . Thur» day evening ijassenger traju iJo i" on the Baltimore i Ohio railroad struck an eng-ine rftanding on the mum tr-^ck both ^rocoinoti^eg.i named^HuTitcr.and Prazier, were killed: nnd Fireman ManKms so badly scalded that he cnrnot recover. No paiiengen were injured. , Important ., .Sept. 35.— :The morning session-ioi- the Sovereign G rand Lodge of 'Odd\Fe'il6i\'S Friday did notadjourn un- tff'omf'o'clbcli p.' m- The report of 'the committee "of t.en'.favorln'g a' revised Ee- KekdS' i ri?nal tv'iiR Unanimously adopted, also -the : revised ritual for the flife JMilitanfe . A. universal rec- bgnltioh.^g-n.foi: the Eebekah bra-nch ol ttie' p'rBci 1 that - members thereof may rcccfv { b recognition from any odd fellow wiien'fn^iistr'e's's' was also" ad-opted. ' . . •_..- 4 ,S«critpry 'Herbert Coming Home. . . i Sept'. '25.— -A'mb'n'g 'th'e'saloon s' iVhO'v.111' sail from • 'South- ::ftmptii»i..:for 'New- -York -on -board : the ;«Bteajnqi»-Earia Bdturday are Mr, Moreton " '-' -- ;; yprk.;. Hpa, Hilary A. Her-; bert,. United States secretary of. the snavy;x»Mp. .G. W. Smiiiley,\ the COITL--. spbiidejit of'the'Loridbh' Times in' Xew Y6rlj? afifr-Mss' Ado Hehan; the actresij. '^"" "~1H.lner<ir Stdko.Dooterqd Off. : - ' : "•• .St","iotiis, -Sept.- 25.— The. strike of the- 250J iriip'ers employed at' the mines of -the'. WJSHptir.U & Illinois r Coal company, ttt IflffiMhler, Wilderman and Tree- burg, 111, vui declared off Friday, The men struck Mbndaj and went back Fridayifon the concession of the com- pa"tfy rWsinff the w ages from 38 e«pts ta 89 cents per ton, w hich is equal to the price. Leadville, Col., Sept. 25:—There i danger ahead in the situation unless cool counsel prevails. Mine managers and citizens in general are determinei to wipe out the tough element. The strikers realize now that thej are outlaws and have retreated from the city and banded togethsr to fight to the bitter end. Innocent sufferers from the strike are likely to become deKpcr.ite also, since they realize their jobs are likely to gi to outside men. Nearly every business mnn in the citj has joined one of three militia com- p.tnies organized Thursday night Guns and arms 'for 300 men arrivec Friday. The governor-has so arranged things that after militia leave, in event of a riot recurring, martial Jaw can immediately be declared and home troops will take care of the situation The city and county jail is full of strikers and late nrrcsts liave been turnec over to the militia nnd sent to the guard house. ; There were. 15 in- the last named' place at 11 o'clock Friday 'morning. Are all likely to -be released after examination. The Marshals are searching for arms and -ammunition, so far without success. No miners are to be iicen, having retreated to the hills. The mines will open up immediately wit'.i in .ported labor! So far the strikers have no thought of surrender. AT LINCOLN'S TOMB. American Ranker*-1'ny R Tribute to the ' '.. Martyred.President. Spring-fluid, I'll., Sept. 25.—Th« American ''Bankers' association, which has •been.ill. session at St. Louis, arrived in this city. at 10:45 Friday on A special train over \he Chicago & Altos railway -to p'ny a 'triuute to the martyred Lincoln nt his tomb 1 in Oak llidge cemetery. The exercises were held on the-south sicle o£ : the monument. President Kobert LOwry, ofGeorgia, called, the .meeting-to order, mid introduced ltev..J..'l. DaviesK,, D. D., pastor ' 'of the 'First Congregational churcb,.who offered prnyer'. The address of welcome, was delivered "by Congressman Jn'ine's'A.-Connolly; of this city, who wns followed in reply by President. Lowry. The members of the association afterwards visited Lincoln's home, the state house,, state .fair grounds and other .-points'of interest .'..'. NUMBER OF KILLED INCREASES. Mow Appear* 'That One Thousand Arme- 11 tin l Were Slain at Eelo. /Constantinople, Sept. 25.—It now ap-. pears that-;l,000 Armenians were killed during the ^recent massacre at Kgin, in the. Khaa-put district. It. is reported that 1,000 Armenians have been killed at Divrigy'in the same villayet. TorrlUc ,Ualei.In English Channel.. ; •' London, Sept.. 25,-—A terrific northeast' gale prevailed'throughout Thursday night 'in- the English channel, the Bristol channel off Cornwall 'and elsewhere along the coasts, doing a-great .deal of. dntnager Several sailing vessels were driven ashore in the Bristol •channel ; and ofE Cornwall and the steamer Teutonic, from Liverpool, September 24 for New York, was delayed at Q-ueenstown four hours, after which the stftrnv.-abated somewhat and she proceeded on her.voyage at 7:47 .o'clock . Friday morning. The barks Adger and^Baron Jloburg were wrecked off Folkestone during the night. The crews of (both vessels were saved. ;' Fix the Vlame of Mluo.DlHMter. - Harrisburg, Pa., Sept. 25.—William Stein, Edward Eoderick nnd Edward Brennen, the three" state mine'irispe'c-' 'tors,appointed to,investigate the Twin shaft dis-aster at .Pitfston, the Cth of July hist, whereby 53'lives were lost, have made 'their report to Gov. Hastings: . The inspectors say .that in their opinion, Mr. Lnge'n, who wa's in charge : pf the work at the mine, erred in judgment in going so far into the mine from •the bottom of the shaft.. They say his. error of judgment was the cause of the loss of his own life as well as of those subordinate to him. •"':, Kill* HI* Brother. Ko'eheste'r, N. Y., Sept. 25.—Inflamed by drink,-, Andrew Watt stabbed his brother Herbert- three times with a I knife Thursday night and he died at the hospital an Miour afterwards. The .brothers quarreled over the. support of ith«iir parents, both claiming that they did '• more than, their-share. After the killing Andrew disappeared andhas not beew apprehended.' • 'Columbus, Ind.,. .'Sept. -"25.—A fire jn ; the hospital department of the county jail Friday morning caused a loss of $20,000... Xo insurance. .-The flre was- started by a prisoner named Alexander Bell, with the interitiori of escaping. Three;prisoners were;taken ; : out .almost, suffocated. .',._• -i •..:••-,. 1M)IANA NEWS. Told In. Brief by Dlspitoias Various Localities. from Will Hot K«c«lvc Wood. Indianapolis, Ind., Sept.' 25.—It ha* developed that Will Wood, the Green Castle young- man who introduced Scott Jackson into the family of Pearl Brynn, and whose name figured so often in connection with her murder, attempted to enter two medical colleges as a student, and each refused to receh-e him. According to the story Wood :>nd hia father came here and called upon Dr. Earp, dean of the Central College of Physicians and Surgeons, and the elder .Wood stated that his son desired to enter that college. Later they called upon Dr. Marsee, of the ludiana college, but -without success. SHorlfT a* Detective and Captor. Greensburg, ,.' Ind., Sept. 25.—Two young men claiming Cincinnati as their residence, but refusing to g-ive their names, attempted to sell,Tames Mobley, n second-band merchant of this city, some? silverware. They admitted they had stolen the goods in Cincinnati, and could furnish any quantity. Mr. Mobley replied that he would consult his partner, -.'ind immediately telephoned Slie'rift Mock. When the sheriff arrived he played the part of a partner until they repeated the proposition to him, when fie ordered them to throw up their hands. Eloporn Marry. Fort Wayne, Ind., Sept.-2s.—Fred W. Tucker and Miss Florence Biggs, a J^oung couple from Warsaw. cnino,here n'nd were quietly ma-rried by "Squire" France. They belong to the best society of Warsaw, the bride being the daughter of Judge Hiram S. Briggs, whose -objection to the union -of his daughter witli young Tucker compelled them-to come here and have the cere- nioney performed before any of the parents were aw'are of it. Immediately after the ceremony the couple returned to -Warsaw. Churned with Kobbery. Tell City, Ind., Sept. 25.—The arrest of Jacob Heck. Jr., son,of Jacob Heck,' of ,Cpnnelton..for robbery in Evansville riro'mises . soma sensational develop^ frits. Mr. Heck, father of the young inrfir, is one of the"wcaltbiest merchants of this town and is at present candidate for a county office. -His son, it is alleged, abstracted $2;000 from his father's safe-about one year ago and fled to Hot Rorirsgs. Ark. Heck claims he lepositetl 'isN'money wHh n.barkeeper,, who roVboc'i him. Wealthy Wldow'i H>i:art Broken, Fort TFnyne. Ind.. .Sept. 25.—Mary. D. Myers', a wealthy widow, has sued Wil-" irim < *H. Decamp, 'V Broarrway barber- thop'owncr, in the circuit' court^'for ;vench of promise nnd $2,000 damages. In her complaint the plaintiff allegca' :hat Decamp not only won her heart and affections, but at-different times xjrrowed small sums of money, aggregating $200.' She states that marriage vould be agreeable to her if he- would consent to lead her- to hymen's altar; Fonr Crop) In One Year. Ligonier, Ind., Sept. 25.—A. horticultural wonder in the shape of an-appla rce' bearing- four crops has developed- n the' Marshall county farm of Asher Joyce. The firstfcrop ripened and fj^l. iff weeks ago. This week Mr. Boycs licked the second crop, and the third ro'p, the apples bcing : about the size 61 valnuts, :is cow ripening. The top ol he tree is. a muss of bloom, heralding he fourth crop. Entire Plant K«mnt«l .Operations. Pittsburgh, Ea,,,Sept. 25.—The entire plant of the Carnegie Compaay'i Ed- Bfar Thomson steel works at Braddock lias resumed operation, after several weeks' Idleness. Both old and . new mills are .malting steel-rails,-giving employment :to about 1.200; workmen.' •'. . ' Fresldlne : EyansviJle, Ind., Sept. 25.—Bishop Icrrill has'made the following uppoint- nents of presiding elders of the Indiana lethodist conference: Bloomi'nBton district, T. H. Willis. Con- ersville district, -C. C. Edwards. East r.dianapolts district. J. W. Duncan. Ev- nsvllle district, C. E. Bacon. Jefferson- IHe district, E. A. Campbell. Now Albany. lstrict,,J. E. Steele. Vincennes district; I. S. Havcnrldge. TVcst'Incllananolis dls- rlct, H. J. Talbott. . Ciue of Lepro»j. Tell City, Ind^. Sept. 25.—Lewis Crist,, n school-teacher residing in the vicinity; of IJauger, a- village in Perry county, brought word to this city of a case ol leprosy in his neighborhood. The case bus been well developed for some months, and the persons who have associated with the man are greatly nlar.med,. . .-- . • • • Ooifaen and WabMh Director*. ..Ligouier, Ind., Sept. 25.—The Goshen & Wabash Railway companj- has elect- eel the following board of directors: J. ,T Burns, AV. L. Stone, K. E. Kipley, F. (j: Hnbbell and Alfred Lowry. Plans nre now being formulated for the const ruction o,? the road, which, will lie built from Goshen toElkhart Burnod. to Death. 'Dec'ntur, Ind., Sept. 25.—While Frank ; Whiieacre and tv'ile^of Maeklc.'west'of : here, we're'away from home Emerson, t.heir Jour-year-old son, wa^ burned to - iteath. He. with several other children w.ere playing with fire in the .stove, wlien his clothes caught nnd he wa« burned to n o.risp. j . vVjOsnington,. Sept, 25.— : A court-martial, 'with Col. Simon Snyder, Nino, it-eenth infantry, president, and'Lieut, ,Co\. John ! W. Claus v jndge advocate ge-u-J 'ernl,'has been de'tniled to ujeet'atFort "Wayne, Mich., to try Lieut. William.l&V •Wiiri'a)EBS, retired, for non-payment ol \ debts. , This officer was court-martialed _ sevcriili/^years ago on the same charge and sentenced to dismissal._ o .0n the.] recommendation of Gen Sehofield tJit ( sentence wnfi mitigated and the offices i given another cnffnciv, \

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