Logansport Pharos-Tribune from Logansport, Indiana on October 4, 1896 · Page 10
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Logansport Pharos-Tribune from Logansport, Indiana · Page 10

Logansport, Indiana
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Sunday, October 4, 1896
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AN ENOCH ARDEN CASE. SIXTEEN YEARS ON THE PATH OF HIS WIFE. Wri. Carroll Hurled tlm Minified Victim of a It.llroHd Wreck in Her Ilnibumt mill 1 hen Mm M_rr|o<| Again—Found nt Lavt. HARLES CAR- roll of Hamilton, Out., recently ended sixteen years' search for his wife and three children. • He found two of his children in Evanston, a Chicago liljsuburb. He learned ''also that his wife is a resident of that place, but that sho Is the wife of another man and the mother of another family. Tho long search and its ending developed from a railroad wreck, sixteen years ago, and the identification of one of the victims as Charles Carroll. The victim was buried by Mrs. Carroll, in the full belief she was a widow. Work was Scarce in Hamilton, and one day he- decided to look for a better location In Toronto. "Good-bye" were said to his wife and the throe children—May, G years old; Theresa, 3 years old, and Thomas, 1 year old—and he set out to better his fortune. He had not lime to reach Toronto when news was received in Hamilton that the train upon which he departed had been wrecked. A number of persons were killed and among these was one supposed to be Charles Carroll. An aunt of Mrs. Carroll, Mrs. Trcn- worth, went to the scene of the wreck and identified one of the bodies as that of the husband. The body was taken to Hamilton and laid in the town cemetery. Mrs. Carroll was compelled by circumstances to seek moans of sustenance- for herself and children. She learned of an opportunity to earn a livelihood la Denver, Colo, Disposing of her effects, Mrs. Carroll took her children and started for that place. She found inducements in Chicago, while passing through that city, to remain, and did so. After awhile she was married and went to make her ; home in Evanston. Carroll, meanwhile, had not been in the wreck and was. uninjured. In a few weeks after he reached Toronto ho obtained work and then wrote to his wife. He received no answer, for by that time the funeral was over and Mrs. Carroll and the children gone, Carroll returned to see what was the reason he could get no answer to his letter. He was told that Mrs. Carroll, believing that she had buried him, had gone to Denver. Carroll set out to find her. When he got to the Colorado city no trace of his wife was to be found. Carroll then searched all through California, Arizona and other western states. Afterward he returned to Hamilton and began the search anew. Finally ho went to Chicago and obtained work with Contractor C. T. Bartlett in Church street, Evanston, whose office Carroll's children passed each day on their way to and from school, He was there three years, Carroll gave tip this situation at tho cloee of the world's fair and returned to Hamilton, where he engaged In business. He prospered. Last fall be took a trip through Minnesota. He was Injured in a railroad wreck and lay In a hospital for many weeks. While In the hospital he received a letter telling him that his wife and children were In Evanston. When he recovered he began searching for them. The other day he rapped at the door of the residence of Edward Mersch at 1005 Sherman avenue, Evanston. Mrs. Mersch was afraid of DAUGHTER DISINHERITED. Annie Gles llitd Importuned Her Father for Money. Annie Rosalie Gles was- disinherited by her father, Christian, because she importuned him for money, says a New York dispatch. The wiil was filed In the Surrogate Court in that city the other day. It bequeathed an estate valued at $100,000 to hie son Rudolph, and cut his daughter off with 5500. "My reason for not making better provision for my daughter," says Mr. Gics in his will, "is that of late years sho has been constantly annoying mo, and within the past two years Jias brought euIts against mo, believing that my physical ft en I tit would prevent me from defending the actions," The will was read to Miss Gies by a newspaper reporter. "I have nothing to say," she said, "further than that I never .had any trouble with my father to cause him to disinherit me. He and I were on goort terms when he died. I will contest the will, as I believe that undue influence was exercised over him by Interested persons." BASE BALL GOSSIP. CURRENT SAYINGS AND DOINGS ON THE DIAMOND. ANNIE GIES. Christian Gics was a very eccentric man, Doctors told him that he had a disease of the spine, and that any jar would prove fatal. Consequently he never rode in a horse car or elevated train, never saw the Brooklyn bridge, nor had he ever been below Fourteenth street tor the last twenty-five years. He was a thrifty, saving German, and worked as a barber, when a young man. Me invested his earnings in an uptown property and its increased valuation made him rich. He was married throe times and with each of her stepmothers his daughter Quarreled. As a result she became estranged from her father, and some time before his death brought suit against him for $10,000, and this caused her disinheritance. Sho got a judgment agnlnst her father for fi monthly allowance, but says it wag never paid. MAY BE THERE YET. of CHARLES CARROLL. the Btranger and closed the door on Wm. Later, when her husband returned home, she told him that a stranger had inquired for the husband, who is an engineer lor the Ev- acston flro department, and looking out of the window she saw the same Btranger, Merseh went out and the man said: "May did not treat rce well." Mersch asked fiow the stranger knew Ills wife's name." "She Is my daughter," was the rn~ ply. The stranger was Charles Carroll, and he was -invited in. Mrs Merecb then told her father that hi* other daughter was Mrs. John Morrell, and the wife ot the superintend: ent of the Evanston Electric and Illuminating company. The boy, Thomas, aho .Bald, was in Batavia, 111. Mrs, Mersch then explained that her mother had learned two y«ars ago that Charles Carroll was alive, hut being married and liie mother o( another family, she had applied, for and received a decree of divorce from him. She refused to give her mother's present name, and Charles Carroll will re- iturn to Hamilton without seeing bin i former wife. Four Gncllilimen Who DIod on a \T Iiliinrf In the Venr 1840. Uncle Robert William Quimby Lewiston says that he has traveled in all the warm countries of the globe, and that he has been in the coldest lat- tltudes, says the Lewiston Journal. He does not think that we have such very hot weather. If people would make provision for the hot days as they do in India he thinks we should not notice It BO much. "But," says he, "the warmest weather that I ever experienced was on a small Island called John's Biscuit, off Cape Graclas, on Honduras. The Elizabeth Jennings, on which I sailed In 1870, from Portland, stopped there for water, and a boat's crew went ashore for it. It was a little volcanic island and awfully dry and hot. We didn't know whether there would be water there or no, but we did find a spring with a stream as large as a broom handle pouring out all tbe time. And do you believe me. The water was dried up and soaked up before It had run four feet In tbe sand. The place was covered with dried trees, and a litllc distance away was what looked like a hut—a habitation for man. We went, in and found the shrunken remains of four m^n, sailors probably, who had died In one night, to Judge from appearances. One was sitting in a chair, one lying on the floor and two leaning 'against the .wall in a sitting position. There was dry food on the table, dry meat in a box and everything was burning dry. A letter In the pocket of one mail was dated Liverpool, ]8-IG, and on the table was a bottle with a noto In it, evidently Intended to be cast adrift. It said they were four English seamen marooned by a captain, left to die. The note was dated 1S4C, arid I suppose they had been tbere dead in that but for over thirty years, and they must have died of heat In one day and dried right up. We left them where we found them." iipt. Antfon In Frtvor of Coachlnjp— Dnutli of nil Olc] I'ln.Tor—Tin Txuiplo Cup—A Kuro Triple I'luy — Dlamunil Dasi. ______ F the League is bent on abolishing (he coaching rule it should make one provision, and. that is to put the rule into effect again if It is found that coaching Is an nb- Bolute necessity," says Captain An- Bon. "It is not by any means a certainty that base ball can be played without coaching. If after an experiment of about a month It is found that the public is In favor of a return to the old way of communicating with tho players from the coach' line, then the coaching rule should be put into effect again. It isn't by any means a certainty that the game will be as effective under a law that does away completely with coaching. A good mechanical ball player, for Instance', who Isn't quick of thought when on the bases, and doesn't possess the Judgment that makes him a skillful baso runner, will be well nigh helyless.adrift in a fog, so to speak, if he isn't coached. It Is all -very nice to say that thess mechanical, slow-thinking ball players are paid to think fast, but you can't furnish them with new seta of brains. The majority of players are not in favor of the abolition of the coach rule." —Washington Post. nniith of mi Old I'lnyer. Curtis B. Welch, who was at one time one o° the most phenomenaroiitfieldero in the profession, died of consumption on August 29, at his home at East Liverpool, Ohio. He first played professionally in 18S3, as the center fielder of the Toledo club, which won the championship of the Northwestern League that season. He remained with the Toledo team during 18S4, when it was a member of the American Association. Welch next joined the St. Louis Browns, and his bard hitting, great fielding and clever base running contributed materially toward that team's success In winning the championship la ,1885 and 1880. It would be hard to find his equal as a center fielder, he being a sure catch and covering a great deal of ground, some of his running catches being of the sensational order. The official averages show that he has led the center fielders of the American As- socia'tion for several seasons, 'He waa also remarkably clever as a batsman and base runner, and in this respect did more than hie share in winning for St. Louis Browns the "championship of world," having made two of the four runs scored in the deciding game of the gerle» with the Chicago club, on Octo ber 23, 18S6, Including the making the winning run after leading off wit a safe hit In the tenth inning. He par tlclpated in no fewer than one hundre and eeventy-flve games during the sea ion of 1886, this being the largest num ber ever credited to a player In any on> icaaon up to that time. He remalne< with the St. Louis Browne until tbj close of the season of 1887. In 1888 h. Joined the Athletics.of Philadelphia Pa., also a member of the American Aa gociatlon, and remained with them un til the club disbanded, in September 1890, when he, with Peter McMahon and Catcher, Robinson, Joined the Bal tlmoreB, of the same organization. He played with the Baltimore* throughoui the season of 1892, and part of 1893 when he was released and was signed by Manager Charles A. Comlsky,' of the Cincinnati club, of the major league His next and last professional engagement was with the Syracuse club ot the caught the ex-Broncho by six feet. The play was so cleanly and quickly made that for a second or two the spectators could hardly realize what had happened, and then they rent Uio air with yells that could have been heard a mil* a\vaj r . A Jlllnnr r.iviciio Slur. Henry F. Hines, who did such excellent work for the Kansas City club while connected with its team during the last two seasons, wag born Sept, £P, 1S70, at Elgin, 111., and began his ball playing on the open lots around his home at an early age. He soon became the pride of the village on account of his heavy batting, and gained sufficient local renown to obtain him •in engagement with the Milwaukee blub, of .the Western League, in 1S93. In 189-1 he was with the Minneapolis . club, of the same league, and participated in one hundred and thirty championship games, ranking third in tho official batting averages of that league, with a percentage of .427. His clever work not only as a batsman, but as a flelder and base runner, led to his engagement with the Brooklyn club, of the National League, for the season of 1895. The latter club had such a surplus of fielders that year that it could not utilize Hines, and he was farmed to the Kansas City club, of tho Western League. He took part that year In ninety-one championship games and again ranked high in the ollcial batting averages of that organization, with a percentage of .365. He was released by the Brooklyn club and was re-engaged for the current year by the Kansas Citys. He is looked RIVERSIDE CYCLING CLUB. CLUBHOUSE: No. 527 BROADWAY. A Rest for Weary Riders. OFFICERS: PRESIDENT, JOS. KKKJ6. VlCE-PltXSIDKNT, F. W. SK1HNKB, SECIUETARV, Cius. (!HANT. TliKASUIlHK, M. W. OlIKNClUIN. ETEWAltn, C. A. All riders over I 5 years of age elegible to membership. Initiation fee $1. Dues after first month 50c per month. Cockburn Brothers' Office. Rooms 2 and 3 Spry Building,; Write Firo Insurance in companies that pay losses promptly. Sell you a Life Insurance PoU*w. extract in a first-class company that cannot be improved. We can dispose of your properly If listed with us at a fair value In a short time. We have all kinds of property to sell or (r:uK;. Sioner to lo.in on farm or city properly in any amount, from $200 up. Mnke your wants known by consulting Cockburn Brothers, Real Estate, Insurance and Loans. Rooms 2 and 3 Spry Building, LOGANSPORT, IND HENRY F. HINTES. upon by many as being strong enough to take a prominent place in the outfield on almost any minor league team. A TrrliiE Position. From the Detroit Free Press: Old Mrs. M—, who was seriously ill, found herself to be in a trying position which she defined to a friend in these words: "You see, my daughter Harriet is married to one o' these homeypath doctors and my daughter Kate to an ally- path. If I call in the homeypath my ollypath son-in-law and his wife git mad, and' if I call in my allypath son- in-law my homeypath son-in-law an' his wife git mad, and if I go ahed an' git well without either o' 'em, then they'll both be mad; so I don't see but I'd better die outright." CURTIS B. WELCH. Eastern League, with which he was connected for several seasons, He was In his thirty-fourth year at the tiinp of his death, and leaves a wife and •everal children. Tho Ti»mple Cnp. Every year since '3-1 there lias been some talk of the abolition of the Temple Cup series. James A. Hart is chief agitator against a plan that puts a. premium on hustling and gives the pennant more than a rating for glory alone. W. A. Conant—"Father Bill." of Boston—will joiu the Chicago president in the crusade against the post • season series. The other night a group of players and scribes were discussing tho question at the Elliott, in Washington, and Captain Ewing was thus "caught" by Joe Campbell without the aid of an amanuensis or a graphophone: "The claim of Messrs. Conant and Hart that a championship team is shorn of some of its glory if beaten in the Temple Cup series Is not sustained by the public. The Baltimore champions were beaten two years in succession tor the Temple Cup, yet they were hailed as enthusiastically by the baee- ball fans in every city of the major league circuit as if they had won the Temple trophy. Even if my team didn't have a ghost of a show for these games, I would be just as hearty an in- dorser of the trophy contests. Professional ball.players are tickled by public applause, but the ups and downs of the game are so many that they are a practical lot of fellows after all, and while glory and glamour delight and stimulate, there is something that equals it and that'is the money. "Every player In the league knows .hat he has a chance for a share of the Temple Cup lucre, and even if he is in tail-end club he may be transferred lo a team that will contend for this rophy and money. Therefore there i> i good incentive to hustle oil along he line. These Temple Cup contests have resulted in some of the finest games of ball ever played, close scores, ffectlve pitching, brilliant fielding and klllful batting being the rule. The ssertion that these 'games beget envy ,nd jealousy among the major league players who do not take part is posl- ively without, truth. There Isn't a layer In the league with any of lh« nstincts of a mau who is envious of ,10 success of a brother player." Weak Eyes or Poor Sight. We fit glasses to relieve headache. Do your eyes water? Do letters blur while read; ing ? If you have any trouble with your eyes consult us. J. D. TAYLOR, Graduate Optician, »•¥>!-. A.TL. ( £>''• King's School ni Optics. -j Tne vhimeo Opthalmic College, It has taken the Hamburg authorities four years to ascertain the exact cost of the cholera epidemic of 1892 to the city. It Is $1,140,666 in direct ex- ytnses. . Archbishop Benpon of.Canterbury IB 67 years of age. He has been a bfs_- op nineteen years. A Hare Triple 1'lxf. Triple plays are few and far between. , Pown in San Antonio, Tex., in «. game between Austin and San Antonio an extraordinary triple play was executed the other day. As a rule triple plays are started by fly balls, but this one was not. Here's how it came about: Kiernan sent a hot one that went through El- Bey's legs at a mlle-a-second gait. Cauliflower attempted to sacrifice, but his tap took a high bound over O'Connor's head. It wae Wellner's turn for a sacrifice, and he hit slowly toward Kleeman. The ball look an awkward bounce, but Kieeman got It by a oae- handed spear and tossed It to Elsey, who covered second, and put but Cauliflower. Elsey then threw to O'Connor and retired Wellner. By this tlme : Kler- nan WEB at full dash for the plate, more' than halfway from third, but O'Connor landed the ball fn Stanley's mlttr and Diamond Diiftt. McGraw is back at his olfl position on the Baltimore team and should help the champions in their finish. Chris Von dor Ahe IB sorry he did not get a chance to sign Hlobedaiiz as a side partner for Breitenstein. The Chicago club expects to clear about $35,000 this season. Tho Cincinnati club will do even better. Brazilian Balm THE GREAT SOUTH AMERICM BiLSJLV ! ...CuKt , e MACHO. RADICALLY CUKES CATARRH! It clears the head of foul mucous; heals the aores and ulcers of the head and throat; sweetens the breath, imd perfectly restore* the senses of the taste, stnell and hearing. Stops headache and dropping into th* 'tl.roat. Also destroys the germ which cam** HAY FEVER, [making a perfect cure in a few days. Never fails 1 No fatal case p rT( A GRTPP:J ever know* [where BrtziBsa BaL, s faithfully ysed. M ;destror"' le grippe germ and quickly remove* |all til, ir bad effect. 1.1 B LE in ASTHMA, CROXTP. B»oir«. TI.EURISV. PNEUMONIA, DYSPEPSIA.' t,. Vri«\f, TYPHOID sad SCAEI.H* «-ii VlBaSMS, aud any disease when thtx- nfiammation, Fever or Cor, gesfion. Greater relief in Consumption eve,t di*; covered. -*2£JCures a Kresh Cold in one day. srupt cn» lu 2 tn'nutcs. Stops rlnglhn in ilia UcRd and relieves deafness. As nil Injection Invaluable In female troubles. Tor outward use hc.ils Cuts. Sores and Burns like magic. Pr* vents lock-' aw Iroci wouuas. QUICK CURB FOR CONSTIPAflON AM> PILES. Its Healing Power Is Almost Miraculous. The Best Family Medicine In Existence, .0 Cent Bottle contains iO. Dm, or Two Weeks Treatment for Catarri 0OTTLB EQUALS THREC GOo, HOME TESTIMONIES: ( N F nnatl club will do even better, croup( col£] an( j theworst form of gripp we have fomt t.azilian BUm invaluable." Ehret aud Dwyer lead the leag-ua —Jno. W. S. Bootlx, JO. D., Pastor Del. Avc. Bap. Ch. "Mrs Lore has used th« pitchers in per cent, of earned runr Brazilian Balm aud thinks it did her much good?'— Hoi. Chts. B. Lore, Cliieffia, made off their delivery per game. of Del. "Qt/t bottle of Braziliac Bahn cured a frietid of mine of hay fever."— Tlua. the a burden. Now the players do It. What with a bad wrist and a bone sore on his hand Nfc&ols has not been in a position to do himself justice. Ely is the only player on the Pittsburg team who has not been . injured In some way or another this season. The Clnclnnatie scored 63 runs in the 12 gamea played against the Baltl- mpres, while the Orioles counted 91. Blerbauer, the Pittsburg second xiseman, ie Improving so slowly that he will bo unable to play again thlt season. ___ ____ the best thing- fo. _,_ .. _ .. . "I was worn almost to the g -ive with a racking cough that all the remedies and the doctors failed to relieve. It was cured with one bottle of Bra/iliau Balm. It Bh«D be my. doctor through lik."—Afrs.f, Gattoway, Pottstovm, Pa. ".I was fearfullj crippled up with rheumatism, could not get my hand to my head. I took ten $»• ceut bottles of Brazilian Balm in sii months. Am now entirely cnrerl and as nim* tile as I wasot forty." — Anson JtiiirreU, aged 84. A lady in Cincinnati was M afflicted with asthma that during the winter for seventeen years she was unable t> deep lying down, was entirely and permanently '"ared with Brazilian Balm. B, F. JACKSON & CO., Cleveland, 0, For «ale by the following druggtatx: B. P. Kecsling, general agent; B«B Ftoheri\Tohnson Bros., W. H. Brlugburst, O. W. Hoffman, D. B. Pryor, Q. J_. H: D. Hattcry and A. B. EUtler. ,. t A'f

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