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JOURNAL. LOflANSPORT INDIANA, TUESMff MORNING, OCTOBER 20,1896. BOOMING CANNON. NO- 251. Why we intend placing all our new^rchasea Fall Goods into our 1 POPULAR PRICD SALE WHICH OPENS Is because WE NEED TH^ MONEY -jfofreally jm can . some if you will only come and see the-Bargalns we'are.gc- tag to give. You know we do as ^eMvertise asa Mr-*— will Be no exception to the role,' \: 'f; • • Popular Priced Dress Goods. The Cloak Equipment Calls for more than paestog comment. It's a stock to enthuse orcr. We've con- -centrated all the cloak knowledge we possess Into the buying of these garments. There's been mo'haphazard, nlt- or-mdss work here. Nothing slighted, nothing overlooked, that would help to make this the 'most useful cloak deportment 1n this region. Only a tow of the choice Ideas set space In print. During this sale we call attention to seventy-five j'nicketa to Beaver, Boucle, Kersey with shield fronts, double ripple backs, alcoly trimmed and made by our best house, and your choice. Worth much more I . LOT H • . ' LOT HI . .-LOT IV In Capes WViv r«-y strong We call attomfcUffl . u> ' our double Oape, 30 'inches , iang, with a heavy ctottt row of Satin edg- tog, 'last year's price $4.50 now 2.75 25 Wool Beaver Oapes, inches long, 14 rows of. braid, worth *6.25, for $4.48.' We ptoce on sale ten styles o£ all wool Cloth Oape to «M tbo now ideoe, and oiir prfce for......... 6.98 The Kid Glove Opening Our ibeat knowledge has been used' for your benefit ta this kid glove matter. <3olng to show you the handsomest line of hand coverings that money and brains 'could .gather together. Not a trashy skin among them. We'll add new laurels to our steady well-known reputation as kid glove sellers during thlls eventful opening week. ThJs opcmJng will outstrip «1I former events of a. -H-ke nature lif right buying and rl®bt selling 'have anytnlns to do with It: Just a few specials to guide you: Swings into line this week. These chilly n.lgbts nnd mornings reimtad one that It is time to change from. the lighter -weights to 1the warm, comfortable sorts. This store is equipped . to meet your every d-em-amd in this matter. Note those 'Introductory lots; make special note of the prices at which Hhey will be sold. Examine the goods and wedgbi them against •what -we say about them, then draw your own conclusions: we cheerfully abide by your Judgment Hearvy Cotton Fleeced Underwear •that -will weigh a half a pound for ladies or gents, from 35c, they go at 23c. .We offer a well-made and good wear- Ing TJn'iott "Suit for cJUldToa or misses, •«mrm for cold days, -w-or.th 60 cents for /.......38c The Everyday Needfuls Selected from the notion stock. Little live items, but pregnant with moncy- eavlng meaning. . Large Coque Feather Boas nit 35c 3 cokes of French cream *°llet,- Map, worth, 25c. large eoM bristle Tooth Brushes that always sell at 25 cents.......10c Gloves of every .description <vt Popular, prices. He Bress Goods No oilier-'Iwadliiff. would or could express our iiieaninct lialf as plainly. It Is ttfi : oi>oiiitt£ Hi every sense of bhe word, !Wd such, -an openiiiK «s Mils dopnirtmcflit-lLBS never before Inwl. With tihc iprodue't/of two continents to pick from, -W\lmvfl. selecte<l 'for your ap- proml wiM-tl^e believe to be the grandest coliectjloj'vof gown fabrics ever shown to.^this section. We await your verdict; ioeilng assured Chat our efforts will be heartily indorsed by our trad- Ing public. Here are a -few of the new things; they're all tempting tote: The .first' assortment will mnke good CTery-ilny dresses, the goods are all wool In pretty'.patterns, 32 Inohes wide, worth 35e, and at the .popular price * ale, only.....' • 2lc The next Jot will make a dn s« for street or special wear. The designs are all handsome. The goods are all wool, 30 Inches wide, Handsome Pall Pattern?, and all go at 48o Last but not least Is a special collection of Imported, Novelty Jao- quard8, Imported Reps and Blouolos The most'/handsome goods in the hsuse tha't were $1-33 go at 08o Our filrapk'rbods stock HasSmode Its own elegant We offer choice of 38 inch! Brocaded -black, -from 08 cents to Announoe the Visit of Daion Generals to Canton. ' We are -sole agents for ''Poster,' Paul & Co.'s Kid '•Gloves, the beat t im. the ; world. ' Our first bargain Is a Kid Glove Jn all shades with Iwrge pearl buttons,' worth $1 for. . . . '. ---- OOc Foster's guaranteed Biarritz real KM Gloves : lu all .the new .shades that all retail -at $1.25 Cor ...'....... ...... ..83a Foster's genuine Mos_ quatlre lace Gloves, in •at ,>ii, our papular price. ..... ---- ,?1.4S , Foster's. Gloves for stylish wear every .t>air wflrramted aud fitted to the •hand. {'• Your choice for ..... ........ ?1 Slttk etostlc ivlth -fancy ribbon and jucklos in fancy boxes from 25c'to'.'. ''."•'•'.. 10c The new slashed rib- .boa. Collar. ...'.... 20c No. CO all silk taffeta brocade ribbon worth (10 cents 'for . ' .". .......... • ....... 38c with strong cambric centers •worth 50c for .:'.;;.;&:....•.., ..... - : ..... < so c . 3JargeViw> wool fasclmaitars In black and-wbli}fl> : •• ..... • ............ : • • 23c Best. qualities of caUeo.. .......... Cc 20 yards of the Owsavlcst; yard wide, sheeting inuslto for ............... $1 MusltoV gowns, Mke cut, worth' 75c, for .^v::. ...... ......... :...:...«= Palmer and Buckner to Tour WUcon- •in, Minnesota and Iowa—Other Political New*. Canton, O., bet. 19.—The booming of cannon at seven o'clock Monday morii- Ing announced the opening of the meeting at the tabernacle of the union generals, under the leadership of Ueh. K. A. Alger. In spite of the curly hour for which the meeting was called the hall was filled with an enthusiastic, audl- The members of the party were : . Mr. Maurice AltmanwiH • display; Misses' • and .Children's Garments in our Annex presented by K. A. Cnssidy, of this city Short speeches were made by Gen» Howard, Alg-er, Harden, Stewart and Slukles and Corporal Tanner. As ench epcaker concluded his remarks he was presented with a basket of choice How : ers by members of the Woman's Ke- lief Corps of Canton. After the meeting- the visitors were escorted to the' aepol; by a large number of citizens. Maj. McKinloy drove down to the depot from his residence to see. tlie generals off. The train left nt riiue o'clock for Justus. The party is scheduled to 'appear nt New Philadelphia, Uhrichsville, Dennison, Mingot Junction, Steubet:- ville, East Liverpool, Youngstown and \Viirren during the day nnd will speak nt Cleveland in the evening. A.delega- tion of business men from Sewickly, Pa., • arrived here nt 11:30 nnd cnlied on Maj. McKinley at his residence. • '••The speaker for the McKinley Rnd ; Hoburt Sound Money club of SewicUlcy was George It. Wnllncc. He reviewed with grnphic felicity the effects of the ; Wilson-Gorman tariff law uixra tha in- dustrinl and commercial world nnd suid that the growing belief in the election of Maj. McKinley was beginning to restore confidence. Mnj. McKinley made a short speech in reply., which was received with applause ami much 'cheering There were a large nuniber of ladies with the delegation. Col. .John Hay, of Washington-, D. C,; one of Lincoln's private secretaries,'arrived at half-past one, nnd wiis cordia'.ly received by Mnj..McKinley. . . . Fulmer and Bneknci;. : • Chicago, Oct. 19.—Oen, Palmer and Gen. Buckncr arrived in this city from New Orleans at 32 o'clock Monday. They were met at the Illinois Central depot by a committee of "sound money" democrats and escorted to the.Palmer bouse, where they will remain until ten o''clockTuesday morning.when they will leave on a tour through Wisconsin, Minnesota and Towa, Ha* Not Received Wntnon'a Letter. Washington, Oct. 39.—Senator Butler' has written a letter to Thomas G. Watson, at Thomson, Ga., informing' him., that, all statements to the contrary not-; 'withstanding, his letter of acceptance, had not been received by the chairmHiii of the people's party con-imi ttee. ' The text of the letter Is as follows: "Headquarters People's Party, National Executive Committee, Washington, Oct; M—To Hon. Thomas E. Watson, Thom"Headquarters People's Party. National Executive Committee, Washington, Oct. !!>.—To Hon. Thomas E. Watson; Thom- "Doar Sir—Senator Butler notices that you arc reported In an Interview as' stating that you mailed your letter of acceptance to him at Washington on last -V, ednes- day, October 14. . "Ho requests mo to Inform you of tno fact that no such letter has been received bv him Yours -truly, y - . "FRANCIS H. HOOVER, I "Private Secretary." . Holt Dcclttren Hl» Tosltlon. Indianapolis, Ind., Oct. 1'J.—Steriag E: Holt, -who recently resigned, tlie (hoirmnnship of the democratic ptato committee, because, he waa ha,mpered; by the silver faction, who.accused iim oi 1 disloyalty, issued a letter Monday ln r which he declares that he is 1 opposed to the free coinage of silver at siJrteeri to one; asserts'that Bryan haBnd'righl 1o the claim of regularity; sets'- out? the n'nmerous times that'the nomine* has, it is .alleged, bofted the party'*' nominations, and concludes' WitH ^ a- sweeping repudiation of the dein'ocraili; fusion with the populists in'Iriaiana. JTor the latter reason he considers-hUu- self no longer bound to'- suppriri- th« : Chicago ticket, and he calls ujpon ;all true- democrats to defend the' piirty'3 honor by repudiating populism. '•> j V Herbert, to Speak In Alabama.,* ! *| J _ Washington, Oct. 19.—Secretary Hei-? beri is going to Alabama 'to ijial^ flf least thre« sound money BpeecHea! in? the congressional district he formejrtj'; represented. He will .favor the election^ to congress of Thomas H. Clnfjk, chaM*-*; '[• riian of the state .sound 'money cpili- "'• mittee, whoias the republican"fndbini^ ment.. The secretary expects to l •Washington Tuesday, October 27, w21 speak Thursday, Friday and urday at Evergreen, Tro.y gouiery and possibly at After these speeches the secretary wijjl remain ut Montgomery to vote , for the sound money ticket, returning to Washington directly after the election. Ii Oppoied to Brjun. •'-!--.-^.r^m Vyheeiing,..W. Vn., Oct. 19.-iJudge, S. Brooks riemlng-, of Fairmont,' 1 £x<t go\ernor 'and one oi the- leading .democrats of the state, has announced his opposition to Bryan-and the Chicago platform.. ne;.will be one otth' Snent democrats present Bpund money demonstration whi take place here Saturday and'iat ^ President' Gowen, of- the Baltimore Ohio, will speak; to Get Ont of Jail on Account • ; : .ot Poor Health. London! bet; 19.-- 1 The St. James Gazette «ays that the immediate relief of tir. j'Ls S.' janieson- and Maj. Sir John Wilioughby, the Transvaal raiders, who with Maj. K. Grey, Col. H. F. White, Maj..K. White, and Hon. Henry F. Coventry, were convicted of. violating the foreign 1'en'liBtinent act and were sentenced to 15 and seven months' impri«- dnrae'iity respectively, is probable. TheiF'relenae will be granted, the paper says', upon o medical report, declaring t hat'ihe state of their health, is such that 'further'imprisonment would be dangerous to them. ROOF COLLAPSES. Two Workmen Killed by the rolling MM* . and Three Injured. Charlpttesville, Va., Oct. 19. — The ooncr.ete roof of the one-story lecture i-obm, not the rotunda of the university, as nt first reported, collapsed Monday, morninex . Under the muss of concrete which fejl in five workmen-were buried. The killed 'are:. George Tucker, Eu- g-enciBurch. • Tie injured:. P..W. Chambers, probable- fracture of skull; F. D. Bowen, injuries to .skull; Joseph Lamb, bend cut and probable spinal injuries. National Bank Dividend!. ' Wij'shingtou,. Oct. 19.—The comptrol- ler'of the currency has declared dividends 'as follows: First dividend, W per cent. First national bank, Bedford City., Va,; -first dividend, 20 per cent., Ke'unie'y national bank, Kearney, Neb-i 'first; dividend 20 per cent, Firs'it, national bank, of Fort Angeles, Wash.;'•" second dividend, 15 per cent., Farmers'-natiohal bank, of Portsmouth, 0.; fourth dividend of ten per cent:, First national bank, of North Manchester.'''!™].; ; final .dividend of 10% per cent.;. Corry national tank, of Cor.ry, Pa;;' baking in all SOy. per cent.; final dividend, ' 4-A- per cent.. City iia,tion:il •'bank, of Castings. Neb., making in all '' It i« said that horneti nerer o«e tbe u«t » Becood aeuon. j-uj*u an Alumni Asuoclfttlon. : ''VVn.sliing'ton, Oct. 1!). — Two hundred .formerstudents of,0pnx:iga (Catholic) 'coj{egev,e8tabiishe<i.Jifl, this city 75 years, ago,, met. Sunday night ind o.rganiwd Jin'.u'jumni association. Through this nissociation 2|oOO or 3,000 ex-students and graduates of fionzagn who are scattered all over the world will be traci-d and'-formed jrito'chnptors. Father. C. Gillespie, president of .the college, calle.«kthe.m'eeting. to order. In connection ,'jy^h .the celebration of the seventy-fifth anniversary of the college, a coijiintttee wns appointed to arrange a banquet,.which will be'held next.month in-t-he new Gonzaga hall.. • ; •j ,-[,'" !'; ..-. . : " ' " • Vemeli In CoUlslon. '.','. 'l$!W York; 1 Oct."19.—The steamer Al- !seaborn; which, plies between Baltimore, and-New-York; collided with the fishing steamer Peconic at five n. m. 'Monday;in the Narrow's. The Alsen- IVorn's-bow was badly stove and she was beached at the Red dock, a short 'distance north -of FortHamilton, where she 1 - lies with bow submerged and her Hold-'full of water. Her cargo is general niid is badly damaged. It is not known what damage was sustained by the Pe;conic, . .'.-...' • • ._. • ,. '. .', ..Clftlmi the Bonds. Chicago, Oct. 18.—A claimant for the , $80,000 bonds recently discovered in an '.ijixindoned trunk appeared Monday .morning, giving the name of John .Lawrence Scboolcraft. He told tt»e . chief' of police that the bonds were Vtolen from him in 1873, nnd that he haia read of.their recovery in, the news- jw.pe.rs. He gave the numbers on the bqnds. The chief WHS not satisfied and 'arranged for another interview Tuesday'. • ' ' •' . Beed Spenkn In Chli-ago. ;, ! Chicago, Oct, 19.—Hon. Thomas B. ,Eeed Mondny afternoon addressed an liudlencc : that filled tlie Auditorium -from -bottom to top. Even then, the laikjes ,vvere : jammed full. ,,"/.'jMlC Eeed wos introduced by Ueorge H;'teck end .made 'a . characteristic jSpeeCh, which was frequently intcr- '.r^pte'd by enthusiastic demonstrations ,cif approval, while his sallies of.wit received equally hearty laughter. r *."''• •'• Body Found In the KlTer, Chicago, Oct. 19.—The body of Herry .Schumncher, of Springfield, Mo., who 'jihd been missing since the afternoon of ''October 10, was found in the river at the fbot of Franklin street Monday, morn- } in'g.' Schumacher came here, with a : Car load of poultry, which he deliv- c e'rs<l -on Saturday the 10th inst,, and was *%• Have returned home on Monday, [e was evidently robbed and thrown in river:-'' •" • ••' •' '• " ••'••• "the B. F. Toitcr Dead. >/:Indianapolis,'Ind., Oct. 19. •— B. F. -Poster,' grand> secretary of ' the grand l<iilge of odd fellows, died at his home in,.'this : city. Monday; morning: Benja- nkin 'Ji Foster, was born. .January 38, »lj620, : -and .'had held the office of grand secretary.'f.brSiS years. He wns state librarian.'during (3ov. Morton's term and ; was a warm personal friend of the 'war governor. Dropsy of t he heart was the cause of death: • .- • :. 'f ' a Ohio Bank Fulls. "' Toledo, O., Oct. 19.—A special from Marion, O.,,.to the Bee says: The •Marion deposit: bank closed its doom Monday morning on account of inability to meet obligations. It is a'state institution, operated by T. P. Wallace, /was estebllshed in 1840 and waa regarded a* sound. The depositors are chiefly farmers.. It is thought no other •failures will result. WHEAT SOARINfi Prioss Continue a Determined Up• ward Tendency. Advance of Three Cents Recorded on the Chicago Board of Trade- In Other Citie*. Chicago Oct. 19. —A further senst- tional advance of three cents took place In the price of wheat Monday morning. On Saturday, December—the active speculative future — closed at 75y 8 cents,, but on the curb it was quoted at rey a cents. Monday morning, before the regular opening, 79Vi cents was the ruling unofficial- quotation, and when trading on tbe regular board began transactions rajigcd from 78% to 7D'/ S cents. The opening was a furious one, but trading soon settled into a more quiet form, the advance being accepted rather ns a ma-tter of course and as being justified by the prevailing coalitions of supplies and requirements the world over. Liverpool, London, Beriin nnd Paris all quoted an.extraordinary rise in price, and, as the foreigners seem to control the situation, this market simply coincided with their action. A verv notable feature of the present market, nnd one 'which is unusual, is the almost total absence of any prominent or influential "short" interest Those who have been short on the future" have been so simply as n. hedge against the cash purchases at interior points i-o that, while apparently loners, they arc iu reality not so. Margin calls were hi-nvy Monday morning, commission in™ iising e\ery effort to protect themselves, n market which jumps around two or three cents over night being calculated to inspire a sense of self-prepervation beyond the ordinary. -\t the expiration of the first half hour December stood at 78% .cents, three cents higher than it closed on Saturday. Almost every prominent professional identified with the present extraordinary rise in wheat sold some Monday. It-is- not believed, however., that they disposed of sullicient to importantly : impair their lines, but; in the aggregate the amount thrown on the-market was enormous, and yet no serious. break..occuEred. Prices ieacted some, as was but-natural they should, butstill the undertone'wasnerv- ous and any further favorable development in., the situation would likely prod*«te J ft.''ir«pe.titip»,.of the previous exciteiife'ni. Closing European advices shdwed . no abatement of strength in that quarter; San Francisco advices were in no degree modified as to their bullish tenor, and the expert demand continues to prevail—New York reporting 75 loads, equivalent^to 600,000-bushels — taken for shipment Monday. The range^on December .during Monday's session wns between 77% arid 79% centa, and the close wns at 77% cents, a net gain of 1% cents.over Saturday. . • Excitement at St. LooU. St. Louis, Oct. 19.—The excitement over the rapid rise in the price of whcnt continues and trading on the floor of the merchants' exchange is livelier than at any time during the past six months. December wheat opened at' 81%c, an advance of lie over Saturday's closing, price. It gNidually rose to SCc, but. later on receded lo 81%c, and nt 11 o'clock ; it was quoted atSl%o. Brokers declare there is no danger of a loc:»l "squeeze," as parties''who have sold "short" are protected by their ca?h holdings. Advance* Six Cent* »t Minneapolis. Minneapolis, Minn., Oct. 19.—There was a wild scene on 'change Mondiiy morning. Wheat advanced six cents within an hour and there was n great scramble of shorts for cover. It is said thflt some of them will not be nbl<i lo raise the money to cover their margins. .• The enrlv advance in wheat on this market was not sustained. Big offerings at the higher prices caused a reaction and enabled the shorts to cover their sale's. It is believed that the \v6rst is now over and that there will, be no failures. The feeling, however, Monday morning was decidedly nervous. It is said that the short interest in this market has now been reduced to small figures, but there-have been some heavy losses. Opinons differ as to the course of the market Wednesday, but the ma.- jori-ty predict a reaction from the late decline and higher prices. . At Toledo, O. Toledo, 0., Oct. 19.—The local wheat market opened excitedly Monday morning and iwjthin an hour an advance of four cents over closing prices Saturday liad been recorded. The prospects r.re that the market, will go still higher. Excitement Unabated at San FranoUco. San Francisco. Oct. 19.—The excits- ment in the local wheat market continues unabated. At the opening call .board session of the produce exchange at lOilS'Monday'morning the first sale of December'-wheat was' at 52 cents, rapidly rose to 54y g cents, finally closing at 53% cents, an advance of T/ 4 cents over Saturday's closing price. May wheat opened 54% cent*, advanced to 571/3 cents and closed at 50% centa, » gain of 8y, cents over Saturday. " At second aessipii, which closed shortly before noon, May wheat' advanced one cent and -December one quarter of a cent. -The sales for-the morning were over 11,000 tona." -. , .-'. ...A benev.oler.t. Englishmen' has.just given £1.000 toward the main tenant* of the Lcndon Cats'hotef. •'- . WITHIN OTJK BORDERa News Briefly Told from Vario Tovma in Indiana. Stricken with Bloomington, Ind., Oct. 19. — Gen. Morton C. Hunter was stricken wiU*. parolysis while attending services at the Presbyterian church Sunday morning and was removed to his home where he -remains unconscious, his death. b«- ing momentarily expected. Gen. Hunter is 71 years old, and a prominent f.g- ure in national politics, having defeate* Daniel W. Voorheefc-'for congress in thi» district in 1874. He subsequently serve* two more terms and was stricken witfc paralysis on December 23, 1895, suffering his second utroke Sunday. His war record is of a national reputation, he- being in command of the Sixty-third Indiana and held Snodgrass Hill at the battle of Chickamauga against Gen. Longstreet's combined forces September 10 and 20, 1SC4. He was tlu> hero of many a hard-fought battle-nnd at the head of Chickamauga- monument commission of Indiana, and refused the republican nomination for governor of Indiana in 1S80. _ _ Sadden Death o* » Student. Copenhagen, ind.. Oct. 19.~ Fred Sellers, of this place, a member of .thi» year's freshman literary class at Ana Arbor, Mich,, died suddenly at the college. Saturday evening he retired carly- in'the best of 'health. Sunday morninjf Sellers left his room to thkc a bath. After waiting a considerable time for him to return his roommate went lo the bathroom .and his knocking proving fruitless, he became alarmed and with the help of other boys broke open tbe door. They found young Sellers dead on the floor. A doctor who was summoned pronounced the cause of death ns heart disease. Endu In a Shooting. Alexandria. Ind.. Oct. 19.— During » political discnfsion Laurence Riirkharl (colored) nnd Charles Goldsmith qnar- relod and a fight resulted. John Patton. a- friend of Goldsmith, took hf» part, and while the men were in a hand- to-hand fight it is claimed he drew • .revolver,, and, walking up behind Burk- • hnrt, fired. The bnll entered jnst obore thelieart'. Bnrkhart sank to the ground. ami. althongh'^he is still alive, he ha» not regained consciousness, and the doctors say the wound is a fntal on*. .Patton has. been arrested and is.now in. • - FnctariM Oprnlnn. Muncie, Tnd.. Oct.' 10.— Bnll Bro«." big- frblt-Jnt 1 ' fnntbrlw^.ehiploying over J.500 hands, .will.' 1>£ nt -work. by the middle of this.week. ' The.- Whiteljr Mal- Icable -iron works, employliijr 500,'Tiave resumed, us have also the Muncie pulp works/the Indiana Iron works, employing -900; the tin stamp works, employ-^ ing 200, and the Port glass, work*. employing SOO. The dust and rust is being cleaned from the machinery . in the Park iron and steel mill and in-the old Darnell muclt bar mill. - ;.-' ' Three Per'Cenfc Cot. Muneie, <Ind., Oct. 19.— Particulars or the settlement of the flint glass workers' wage scale at Pittsburgh last week have just developed, to tbe effect that the reduction the men acc*pted war • three per' cent. The manufacturer* state that the nonunion factories mad* it only a question of time when the men would have to take a greater reduction. or see their organization go to pieces. Honored by Frl«nd»> Warsaw, Ind., Oct, 19.— The funeral of Metcalfe Beck took place Sunday. People were present fronv.all over the • country in large numbers and the pro- cession'' was nearly a mile ^in' lengtn. Mr. Beck was very highly esteemed by 'all who knetf hiro. : ,'ire was past 80ye«rm old at the time of'his death. . Destroyed H'ls Sight. • Alexnndrio, Ind., Oct. 19.— FamiKrji n.inied "Kelly and Johnson occupy oce house, and .have- been quarreling. ; Tho four-yenr-olO son of the Kellys peeped into t'he Johnson apartment, looking' for his dog. :ind a.bucket of scalding water was dnshed in the boy's face, destroying- the eyesight. A Contractor Kokoino,. Ind.. "Oct. 19.—A. W. Mohnke, a well-known contractor, i» missing mystefiously. . Three weeks ago Mr. Monke' left Kokomo on a night train and ha* pot since been heard of. There is money due him yet on bi» lart contract. .' / . OlTen Six , Ligonier, liidV Oct. 19.—Emmet Cor, of this county, was sentenced to six months' imprisonment by:Jodge Adalr. .Cox-i seriously: wounded hi» divorced wife and shot her'.brother while botll were going to church. Uarrot'od and Bobbed. Indianapolis, Ind.. Oct. 19.—John. Walsh, of Boston, Mass.. was garrotcd m this city Saturday nigbl and robbed of $1.500. He was removed to the hospital badly injured. _-.iI>ed In HI* Bnrnln* Store. j' Belleville, Ont., Oct. 10.—L. W. Yeomans &/fco.'s drug store was burned' . early jEbnday morning. L. W. Yeo- - manrtfnhe head of the firm, who slept in af adjoining room to the store, per- inbed In the flames. He was about 62r ,.. yearsot age. r • Fierce Fire In Munchntett*. j Athol. Mass., Octi 10.—A' serious flrsi in raging in Enfield, MOSB. Aid ,h«fc beeit., summoned from here. Several: buildings have,already been destroyed, and as a strong wind is blowing the ea- Urc town i»,threatened. _. .

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