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XXL LOaiNSPORT INDIANA, FBIDAY MOENING, OCTOBER 2, 1896. NO. 236. CLOAK MERCHANTS •Satisfaction or Your Mosey Back. fe've Raised Our leer's Salary t , ,He did such, splendid work In the Now York Market tills yeai. 1 that we^just couldn't help It. : 'He bought Cloaks so cheap that we believe we will do all the •'business done to town. Lost year Cloaks were cfaeap, bat tills year our prices are 25 per cent, less than then. If you had a man la your employ wlio could go out and buy wheat at 20 cents .vbushol you'd raise his salary. That's just why we raised oupVt/loak Buyer's salary. . "" ip.j8ti]\ In New York w-altcking for Cloaks on an average of wiieat, and he is soiling us a small -lot every day. TQTrt ^ia 20-cenMv. We have <i lot o£ Beaver and Rough Goods Garments wCtli large and small bottoms for trimming; Franklin fronts. Last season we lin-d to ask ?S,00 for a like garment. This year the price is $4.48 Yes! We can soil you as flue a Jacket as you waut for Like,Cut or Fifty Other Styles. Caa't Tell the whole story hare, but tut/ Ca.pe stock and Children's Wrap stock and Fur stock is a. wonder. Come in some day and look nround and see tliat we know whait we arc talking a.bout. Ca.pes from ,$2.4S up. We were successful In purchasing -at about 30 cants on the dollar a large line of Ladles', ChiUlrens' and Men's Underwear. -Monday wo , will open rtihc sale and Monday's buyers will reap a harvest. Great •bargains in. children's Under wonr will be 'horo for you, at less than •10 cemts on -tho dollar. Saveyonr money by being at our Bargain table early Monday. -The prices run likeithis: Boys' Heavy Cotton Vests, worth SOcenrts for .ISc Udren's Half Wood Tests or Drawers, worth 50 cents, for 25c Qdren's Morlno Veste or Drawers worth 40 cants for 23c Jen and Ladies' Natural Gray Vests or Dnuwors, fleeced 23c leu's Heavy Wool Fleeced Vests or drawers, $1.35, for S5c CONSOLIDATE. National Silver Clubs Unite with National Democratic Olubs. L Agents for Butterrick's Patterns. HI "Broadway, . 3U6 |u Are Saving Money- ' Wlhen you tracks with us. Never before have prices.been so low or quality so good as fit the the present time. It Is a chance for ''•• you to get solid reliable footwear at rock bottom prices. i*aJ>ress Shoes — ; • 9Sc ),'» Working Shoes •. 9Sc man's DoBgola Button Shoes OSe HBm'9 Ptoe Kid Button, Shoes ;...:.„.. .$1.35 in&n/s House Slippers ;....... i 4(? c Wren's School Shoes' '. 75c to OSc • Get a pad and ruler with each pair. M. Walden & Company. *,, 3 i^Fourth Street. ^#'a. • TJ* Are Too Busy to Talk Politics |t>ur advertisements, but we really think OUR stock o i better than any other in the City. We have thing that is desirable in m • • . |tings, Overcoatings, Trouserings I sell at the very lowest prices consistent with garments. Carl W. Keller rand Draper. 311 Market Street. ~ • • '•»«- • | Natural GasHRates. Partial payments annual rates begin Octo- |Istl896, ^Consumers desiring to avail themselves of fannual rate, on the basis of six payments, Id arrange to have their stoves connected i at date in order to be on time. psport 4 Wabash Valley Gas Co, 317 & 319 Pearl Street. ew Goods e here. Coll and examine tliemjbe- AL. YOUNG Fraotioal Pearl Street Tailor. Will Participate in the Convention Saturday—Bryan In We»t Virginia— McKinley'* Caller*. St. Louis, Cct. i.—Secretary McKean, of the National Association of Democratic Clubs, announces that the consolidation of that body and the Association of National Silver Clubs has been per fected and the latter organization will take an active part in the convention of the National Association of Democratic Clubs to be held here Saturday night. Mr, McKean desires the official announcement made that all silver clubs having membership in the Association of National Silver Clubs are, through that membership, entitled to delegate representation in.the convention of the National Association of Democratic Clubs, and also to scats in the convention as clubs. It is believed the convention will be able to finish its business in three sessions on Saturday. At noon Thursday the local democratic clubs swung to the breeze at Sixth street and Washington avenue a Bryan and Sewall banner measuring 35 by 47 feet. TIRYAJf IN" WEST VIRGINIA. ClnrlcsburB and Sarronncllnj; Country Give Him u Dig Ruceptlon. Clarksburg, YV. Va., Oct. 1.—Thursday was the biggest rlay in Clarksburg for years past, and the tpwn from early morning was'thronged with people from all over this section. Crowds came from Gilmer, 'Braxton, Lewis,. Webster, Upsher, und all central counties in large numbers, and they were very enthusiastic. When the Bryan train reached Clarksburg thousands of people were at the depot to welcome him, and crowded.on the platform lo greet him. After n short time'he appeared and was given a rousing cheer. He was escorted to the Traders' hotol by the local committee, u feature of the escort being horsemen mounted on liixtccn white horses and cue yellow one. ' Chairman Edmiston, John J": Davis and John T. McGrnw occupied carriages with the nominee. After breakfast Jlr.'Bryan was escorted to the Jfair grounds by -a cavalcade of horsemen. A big crowd was already there, for Congressman Benton MeMillin, of Tennessee, delivered a speech at nine a. m, before the Bryan party arrived. Ury»Q to Tour Knn»a». . St. Louis, Oct. 1.—A special from Topeka, Kan., says'the allied silver committee lias arranged for a tour of Kan- fas by William J. Bryan in a special car during the latter part of this month. Thomas E. Watson is expected to return .to the sunflower Jst'utc and make ten or a do/.en speeches,- arid it is the intention of the allied silvery committee.* ito- have Bryan follow him.,; MAKE DATES FOB CANTON. Uolesatloun Pl»n 'to VUlt McKlnloy-En- ihuilaetlc VUltors March in Kuin. Canton, .0., .'Qct: 1.—Ma j. McKinley received a telegram'from Cincinnati that the'Stamina league, one'of the'strong' party organizations of-that city, will be here on Saturday... Advices.from New York city inform'Maj.'McKinley that a laboringman's excursion from that city will visit him October 10. A letter from a prominent republican of Atlanta saysthfltjthe'rc will probably be a. large delcgnilou from Georgia and Tennessee here within thif rfext fortnight. - -..-. ; A.large number,of:citizens of Portage county, 0., arrived ,at 11:30.Thursday morning. The McKinley and Hobart brigade, of Springfield, 0.,'curne'at 1:30., A letter was received from J. II. Cowdin, of Delphos, 0., stating that his father-in-law, HVilliam Scott, who was 100 years old last Feburary, will take great pleasure in voting for McKinley, because he represents thorough American principles.. ' • . ' TruvellnK Men of St. I<ouli. St. Louis, Oct. 1.—The Traveling Men's McKinley club and the Commercial Travelers Sound Money • club, of this city, have arranged to visit William . McKinley on October 10. The clubs will leave on a special train via the Big Four rond on the night'of October 9, and efforts will be made to make the excursion one of the largest of the'Canton pilgrimages. Delegate* March In the Bain. It tool; three special trains to bring the Portage county (0.)'delegation to' Canton Thursday, and it numbered more than 1,600 souls. There were McKinley and Hobart clubs from all the towns in the county and three march- Ing clubs composed entirely of.yeomen.' In the drizzling rain they marched with flags flying and 1 bands playing through the streets-of Ganton-towards-Maj.-'McKinley's residence. When they were within two blocks of. it the.indications for a heavy storm seemed so strong that, the'long line .of enthusiasts, from Portage county turned and trudged back to the'Tabernacle, where ^Maj. McKinley addressed them.- The spokesman for fhe Portage-county people was ex-State Senator S. P. Wolcott. In-re- sponee to his remarks Maj. McKinley made a speech which' was greeted from start to finish "with cheers an'd'tumultu- ousnpplause. "We propose in this'eontest to protect otir-money from debasement and with the same votes to.protectour industries from foreign competition," exclaimed Maj. MpKinley in commencing his.remarks, und this utterance wag the key-note of his : speech. of M«Mt»ehu»ett», Boston, Oct. l.--rThe state convention .of 1 Jhe Massachusetts repub>ans for the nomination of a full state ticket nnd. presidential electors was 08116( order In.. Music hall Thursday morn- .ing at 10:30 by Chairman George H. Lyman, of the state committee. G.on. William .F. Draper was selected as permanent chairman. Hon. Eoger Wolcott was nornim>.**d for governor by acclamation, and W. Murray Crane for lieutenant g-ovemor. Secretary 'of Stat<) Olin was nominated by acclamation. The platform ndopted indorses the •platform adopted by the national republican -convention at St. Louia and records the unalterable opposition of the convention to the free and unlimited coinage of silver by this country alone, i Burners Afloat Regarding H11L New -York, Oct. 1. — There was a rumor floating around in political circles that Senator Hill would visit New York 'City; in n da)' or two and would issue a statement (leiininy 1 his attitude with regard to the national :ind staLe tickets. It was also rumored that the senator.-would e'v:-u make some campaign speeches -on behalf of the state ticket. "'•'.' Albany, N, Y.,-. Oct. 1. — Senator David B. Hill Thursday snid that he had no statement to make public. He refused to talk- concerning the present democratic situation. •Declines ^Tomlntttlon for Governor. Buffalo, X. Y., Oct, ]. — Lansing E. Lincoln; of -Buffalo, nominated by the people's party of'New York state for governor, hris written a letter declining the nomination. • His reason for this action, he says, is that he feels it is hia duty to vote.forPorferand Schraub, the democratic, .nominees, and he urge: every people's party voter to do likewise. '..;.• COST" THREE LIVES. . BEYOND CONTEOL. Freight Train Dashes Down Steep Grade and Is Wreoked, One Account Reports Eight Killed— Accident Occurs on B. & O. in Pennsylvania. Terrible Result of a'l'anlc hk tho Barn. • luff, ot ii Theater.In Scotland. Aberdetm,.Scotland,Oet. 1.—During the progress ..of t'ht performance iu the People's I'alact! variety theater in this city Wednesday evening a lire broke out and the.audience,, weije-thrown into a panic and inarle.a'r.ush for the exits. A number 'of those- present were- seriously burued^aud niufay oihers 'were crushed by the wild endeavors, of the frantic crowd to reach the street, .It is stated that at least 40 persons were injured, four of them fatally, while a number of others who-are known 'to.'have been in the theater w.hen the fire started are reported ,.to b^.-inlssing.,. The building .-was compIeteU^aj'ttcd'iiy the flames. Three, a. mlp-Up to this hour three bodies have been found in the ruins of the theater, nnd fears ore entertained that the.search which is.being nctively carried on will result-in the discovery of others. 1 , ., •/.. GUESTS ^CHLOROFORMED. Bnrg'lBrs . Claftn Out a Hotel, Gettlne •10,000'.lii C»»li and 'Viiluables. ' : Pittsburgh", Pa., Oct. i.—Ifhas-just been- ieariiedl that .burglars entered the Hotel Konnan,: liear Wilmerding, Pa., Sunday morning,.and after chloroforming^all the'.ininates carried off $10,000 in money^jewe'lry and silverware. A safe containing.''between $7,000 and $8,000 was blown open and tbe contents taken. The cash' register in-the barroom was likewise opciied and'robbed, aftc| which every room in thb house' was searched and stripped 'of portable valuables. There were IS guests in the house at the'time, besides ;Mr. Wymard nnd his family. Every-cent of money belonging to the 'guests was taken, together •witlf: tH^T"' tfat eUe? : tfid-jewelry. -ThB; ^silverware of-the bouse, Mrs. Wymard's diamonds,'find, ; in fact, everything of value that was readily movable was taken. - The thieves left no clew, ':"• ; /ASSIGNED. Tailor* of i'Prominent Bnalncut Man of ' ' .' •! Atlantic. Iu. Atlantic, la., Oct. 1.—At six o'clock Wednesday night F. H. Whitney per- spnally assigned to J. B, BrufCin trusl for all debtors, none preferred. AH surplus-is to.pay debts of the Bank of Atluiitic, of -which he is the senior member. -The assets amount.to $520,000, and the liabilities t-o $200,565. Mr. Whitney-has been very: ill for the past two .weeks, and-his condition is alarm ing... -The.-assignment causes much excitement among business circles, ns be \y;as considered gilt-edged. Dl(m,itrou» Storms In Japan. ,San Francisco, Oct.. 1.—The latest ad- .vices 'from''the orient by the China re- port-th'at'further severe storms have decurred-'Jii'• the southern and western districts of'Japan. In Hiogo and Gifu ..prefeetures :; espccially enormous damage has""'been done to property, and a; large-'-'number of lives lost by thp floods, .which follo.wcd. up" the .heavy ..... ""j'^'jfjver embankments have . own, thousands 'of houses derAqiisihjbd;.bridgeB washed ffxvay, roads " and ' growing crops devas- -• ' • C/.. ,:-,••:. -'Flte at Milwaukee. " \ Milwaukee, .-Oct. 1.— The Jour story teick. Poaciien building ..oh Cliestuut street in«or/ Fourth caught flre Thursday morning" and was with difficulty kept undei!-*ontrol. ' Firenien Ueick and Klein_werasjiear]y- s.uiTocated : nnd with dlfflcuitj'-uro.iii'u't, out. of the building; wlian tjip 'floors fell' in: Keick.mny die;. -At-n- o'c-io^lc.the fir'u: was tinaer control.' 'Th'CAisigjjKare:' 'Puschen' company,'. crockery; $55jOOO; World Clothing com-' pany v $18;o.00i i pav.tially insured. Jrankfort, Kj ,' Oct 3 — Goi Bradley hai'VefuJcd to pardon Bulord 0\9rton, Tojhang tf Harlan CourtHouse, Otftober 13. S* < Pittsburgh, Pa., Oct. 1.—A disastrous freight wreck, attended by loss of life, occurred at Philson Station, near Sand Patch, on the eastern slope of the mountains, on the-Baltimore & Ohio railroad at 12:15 Thursday morning. A special telegram from Cumberland states that the rntire train crew, consisting of the engineer, fireman, conductor, two brakemen and n ilagmu.n, nnd two tramps who were stealing a ride, were killed. Thirty-four c.irs, which were loaded with ccal. together with the engine and caboose. :tre iv'cd up on the track and traffic, both oust and west, is entirely suspended. The wires are still down at poir.ts cast of Bowman Station, which is west of the wreck, and but meager details of the frightful accident could be obtained at the offices in tliis city. The train was scheduled ns No, 74, cast-bouiul. It was in charge of Engineer John Sense and Conductor William Pickles*. The train parsed Jley- ersdnle on time, iincl when it stopped at Stiml Patch, at, the head of the steep gr,i<l>; clown the eastern slope of the Allegheny mountains, for inspection everything wo-s apparently in pood shape.' Whether the train got beyond the control of the brakemen in the uih- nel is not known, but experienced --D'I\- rood men say that owing to the condition of the track from the effects of 1he ptorm, it would'be almost an impossibility to coutro! .such a long- train on such a steep g-ro.'le... . Lost Control of the Trn In. The operator at the east end of Sand Patch tunnel reports that'the train was running- at terrific speed when it passed that point and was evidently beyond control of the-trainmen. At a short curve, .near Philsou, the engine left the track, and 'the entire train, frojn "thii engine to'the 'caboose, was wrecked nnd 'piled up in-n cut. Wrecking trains were sent from Meyersdale, Jtockwood and Cumberland.'; Their work-'in. The-rain and darkness was slow, .When day .broke, the. scene.pre- sented 'a. total wreck of .huge propor : tlqi)*. Wedged between Uyo; cars were found the bodiesof tvi-otramp's;crushed into a shapeless'm.-iss. and there is no possibility of establishing ..their identity. The bodies of, the trainmen had not -yet been found when this report was written. They are evidently buried deep in the wreck. The grade where the : runaway occurred is one of th'e steepest on (.lie'Baltimore '& Ohio railway system; being 17 miles long-, and is nbout 125. feet to the mile. All trains nre tied up and traffic suspended. Another Account of the Dtsaxtor. Pittsburgh,- Pa., Oct. I.,— A special dispatch from Conncllsvillc, Pa., snys: At) 11:30 o'clock Wednesday • night, second section of Baltimore & Ohio railway, freight train Xo."+, engine-No; 701; ^^•itll a heavy train of 34 ; loaded cars, ran away from the Sund.Patch tunnel, all efforts of the engineer to stop the train failing. At terrific speed the runaway train crashed into fast freight train No. !>5, with IS'cars, near Philson station. Engineer W. J. Zane, Conductor S. J. Eingler, Firemen Spnult and Owcns,"'aiiti Erakemnn Cornell were more or less seriously hurt by jumping 1 . One.tramp, name unknown, wasgrduhd to pieces. Both trains and engines were- demolished. The tracks were cleared in.the afternoon. The Chicago andXew York express was sent via Fnirmount. All freight traffic has been abandoned. Passengers are being- transferred. Train..Wrcckort ttcntrnued Detroit, Mich., Oct. 1,—.lohn C. Bo'Jc- wig and Georgo W. Johnson, charged with having wrecked a moil train, on the Chicago & Grand Trunk railroad at Battle Creek on July 16, 1S!H. during Uie A. 15. U. strike, in which the fireman was instantly killed and u. number of; person* injured, were found guilt}' of conspiracy in tbe United Stales caurt here Thursday morning,, after a'trial lasting ten days. Bodewigoml Johnson were indicted with Ernest M Jewelt. On the first trial .Tcwett was acquitted, but the jurj- was unable to agree on a verdict as to the other two defendants. Racing .Beffnn at XonlaTiUe. Louisville, Ky., Oct. 1.—The fall trotting and pacing meeting of the Louisville Fiiir.aii'l Driving association v»hich has.been 'delayed three days by bad weather, opened at 10:30 o'clock Thursday morning. Emma. Offut won the WITHIN OUR BOBBERS. News Briefly Told from Varlon Towns in Indiana. Fuilou Elector*. Indianapolis, Ind., Oct. 1.—The populists committee of 13 met nod placed a fusion ticket in the field, containing ten silver democratic electors and five straight populists. The list is as fallows: At large —John B. Stcll, South Bend. democrat, and Purda D. Dralr, Evane- vllle, popullut: First district, Jr-mes W. Hanscn. Evansvllle, democrat; Second, Ellsha A. Rlselns, naggleayllle, nopullrt: Third, George B. Mclntyrc,' New Albany, democrat; Fourth. Thomas Cop. a . Butler- vllle; populist; Fifth, D. E. Willlamaon. Greencastle, democrat; Sixth, Gtorgn W. Pieman, Liberty, democrat; Seventh, Morris Donnelly, Indianapolis, democrat; Eighth, B. H. Campbell, Anderson, democrat; Ninth, W. Q. Smith, Delphi, democrat: Tenth, Jamcs'W. Pierce. RennseJner. populist; Eleventh. Meredith H. Kidd. W«bash, democrat; Twelfth, Frank B. Van Auken, Pleasant Lake, democrat; TWr- leeiuli, John S, Bender. Plymouth, populiaL JMay Leave ibe Pitrcnt Order. Indianapolis, Ind., Oct. 1.—J'or several years there have been complaint* among the Indiana members of the Knlfcuts and Ladies of Honor order that they were paying more than their share of mortuary assessments, and that the death rate of this state was much, smaller than in others, and a recent changi in the manner of assessing mortuary benefits heightened the dissatisfaction. The officers of the Grand Lodge of Indiana were in session here and plans for separation from the main, organization were considered. It is proposed to form another order in Indiana on the same plan, but to.call it by another uamc. I\l»j Disrupt the Trust. Mulicie, Ind., Oct. 1.—At the regular meeting of the Western Window-Gloss Manufacturers'association the only discussion was the proposition of the Elwood Window-Glass company to s'art to work. At a recent meeting of the Workers' association it WES decided to present a separate scale to cadi rcan- ifacturer, and if he desired to start he could sign it and do so. The Elwoed company accepted the sctile and decided to start work. One of the participants in the manufacturers' meeting states that if the start is permitted it may disrupt the trust and (hot ces- pci-ate meons will be resorted to to prevent it~ Friend! Meet at Richmond. Richmond..lad., Oct.. 1.—The ludii.na yearly jiv "ting of Friends/bcjj-an here with'about the usual attendance. He- ports... were jreceived from tin- central book and .tract committee an'! the central committee on peace and rLe'Pcace' Association of Friends in America. The, first-arnedh^sdistributed 700/100pages of tracts the post year, making a fetal of 62.4-16,000, besides doing mrch other work. The peace sentiment is growing, and the last named'society has distributed 519,400 pages of the society'* best literature. • Now Hallway LJn«. . Itushville, Ind., Oct. l.—E. C. Ric«i chief engineer of the mysterious trunk line railway that will connect Dayton and- Cincinnati with St. Louis, says the surrey has been completed and men are. working 1 among the farmers along'the route for a right of way. The line surveyed runs directly northeast from St; Louis to Terre Haute, thence cast through Indiana to Cynthiana, 12 miles to the south, west of IJushville, where the line divides, a north branch, going: to Dayton 1 and the south branch to Cincinnati. JOrnmmcn Want Lower Rtttei. Tcrrc Haute, Ind., Oct. 1.—The Travelers' Protective association, which at its annual convention in this city in June decided :to make nn effort to secure legislation in all states where the railroad passenger rate is three cents a mile for a two-cent law, hos beeun • active work this week in that direction. Every traveling man in this state has been supplied with blank petitions addressed to the candidates for the legislature asking them to vote for the measure in the event of their election. • A Doctor Honored* Martinsville, Ind., Ocl. 1.—Dr. W. B. Clarke, of Indianapolis, who has been visiting relatives in this county for a few days, has been notified that he has been wade n member of the Eed Cross society'of Ureat Britain and Turkey, nnd that he has also been made surgeon general of the society. The membership was conferred upon him by. Dr. John T.' Simpson, of Boston, who .it. consul general of the Red Cross society of Great Britain for the western hemisphere. first heat in the hotel stakes' three min-' ute trot in • S': 15' and Walter's.'took the second in 3:35. Pearl C.-captured the first heat in the manufacturers' stake, 2:09 pace,:h 2:09. Choral took the sec : ond bent in 2:10; ^' '•••-•••• • • ' Flra In TeiM Town. Paris; Tex., Oct. 1.—Half of the business portion of Ladonia, 30 miles south-. ivest of this city, -was destrpycd;by:fire. which originated in a hotel Wednesday.. The landlady and two others perished in the flames'.' 'No' na'mds nor further par-' tfculars are obtainable. • • ' Fulled to Effect a Compromise. Leadville- Col., Oct. l.-^At ; the 'meeting of. the 1 .Miners'- .union' -Wednesday night.no; 'action-was taken on the prop- sition working to a compromise, and the. miners,nnd. mine.' owners ..'.ytcre,.. Thursday; morning, .as far apart as ever.. Sent to the Reform School. Muncie, Iiid,, Oct. 1,—Morris OU- phaut,- aged 15 .years, ran away from. . home in Hartford City, came to Muhcie ;iud stole a bicycle from C. S. Wachtell' & Co. His father found him and sent the wheel l-ack, but the boy was not captured untila month later. He said lie stole the -wheel so that he would bo sent to the penitentiary, where he could learn .a trade. Judge Koons fooled him H.nd sent him to the reform school. A Farmer Anslfcnn. Wabash, Ind,,Oct.].—John Rcarhard, one of the wealthiestfarmers ot.Wabash ; county, mode an assignment cf .ill hi» property to Warren Big-ler. .'I r.'Krar- •liard's- assets ^re estimated at $13.000, and his ]iiibi)itie!v amount to $7,'500, due . 'on- jioles.nhd mortgages,.with between.. s 000 Tud S4 000 contingent linbil ties. ITs propei h consists of 200 iicres of very fine-land .in,Pleasant township, ,n n (i S3,000 of personal proi>erty.