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March 6, 1894

Logansport Pharos-Tribune from Logansport, Indiana · Page 5

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DUNLAFS Celebrated Hats. Stiff, Soft and Silk. SPRING STYLES! DEWENT THE HATTER. Our New Spring Goods are neat and tasty. They are ready for inspection. Our prices are within the reach of of all. Suits made to order from $20 to $60. Special Attention is called to our $20 and $25 Suits made to order. You should have one. Call early and avoid the rush. Tucker & Young, The Pearl St. Tailors. DON 1 .!** $8*8 ^WHCNYOUGANDUI CLIMAX ^» -^^•xO ,41 PUREST AND BEST, • AT LESS THAN— HALF — THE PRICEj^OTHER BRANDS. pWPS2D*H A jyES.|Q*QUMTERs5* SOLD IN CANS ONLY. DAILY JOURNAL TUESDAY MORNING, MARCH 6. Ladles, we have the nobbiest line of low shoes in the Stale. See them.— Pilling & Whlie, Burglars broke Into Chat. Ramsey's 'Sixth street butcher shop Sunday night by breaking a rear window and succeeded In getting away with about $1.50 in imall change which was left In the money drawer. Yesterday afternoon and last evening there waa a fair crowd of "Populists" gathered In the north court room to hear the addiess of A. G. Burkhardt of Ttpton, who spoke loudly and long on the issues of the d»y from the Populists standpoint. I» is rumored that a "fight to a finish" occurred last evening at Spencer park between a Pan Handle •hop man and an attache of an East End livery stable and that the fame WM witnessed by a crowd of the par- tiolpant'i friends who were convoyed to t»escene by a couple of street cars. A NOONDAY BLAZE. Fire Htu-t. la m cigar Factory »nd Wltb It* Attendant Deitrorer, Water, Create* Considerable Damage. Yesterday noon when the cigar makers at Younker & Goodrow's cigar factory in the third floor over Martin Bllgh's place on Market street, went to dinner, they left some Stock to dry near a stove in the factory. Before they returned and about 12;80 o'clock one of the men working at Bllgh's discovered signs of fire underneath the roof in the building. He at once notified Martin who telephoned in the alarm and the department was on hands In good order. A pipe was quickly laid and tho fire was extinguished be'oro it had time to spread very far. It had barely broken through the roof and was just preparing for a dls. aatroua tour through the upper part of the building when the fire department put a stop to the display tbat would otherwise have been made. The building belongs to Mr. J. 1). Ferguson, It was not so greatly damaged. The stock in the cigar factory was ruined, what the fire escaped having been destroyed by the water. Thi water poured down onto the second floor, ruining the lur»lture of Mr. Bllgh's apartment* and thence to the first floor where the paper of the saloon wad damaged beyond repair. All told the damage will amount to the neighborhood of *1,000 which is covered by insurance. MiM»**ie«CMMr»r. Several days afo a certain man re. siding in the city, made application for a grocery «rder to the Ladies' Aid Society stating that he was poor and destitute on account of being out of work and that bl§ family was In a starving condition He was given an •rder on McCaffrey & Co. for 75 cents. When he presented the order it had been raised to $2.75 and Mr. McCaffrey suspecting a "nigger In the wood pile" investigated the matter before he honored the order and discovered thatlthad been tampered with. For obvious reasons the forger 1 * name will be withheld from the public. To Jacob Tuning and wife of Fifteenth street, a son. TUB NUMHEK OK ltAII.WAV KMI'LOYKS. The valuable statistical volume just Issued by tho interstate commerce commission says: "The total number of employes In the service of railways In tbe United States on Juno 30, 1892, was 821,415." This, however. Is not a complete statement, for an interesting table which follows, summarizing the employes by classes, ffivea the number por 100 milos of lino as 506. which would make the total mileage at .the date numed lG2.3:3-> miles, whoreas it is elsewhere in the volume stated at 1C1 503. It, appears, however, from another table that there were 9,IOC milesof line not reporting to the commission, and tho statement above evidently should have been modified accordingly. If tho ratio of 506 to tho 100 miles is assumed for the whole mileage then the total number of railway employes in tho United States on June 30, 1892, was 868,108, or nearly •!?,000 moro than above Riven; while applying tho same ratio to tho 177,850 miles which we figure constituted tho railway mlleag-e of the United States on Jan. 1, 1891, wo could say that tho total number of our railway employes is now in round numbers, 1)00,000, In ordinary times thia would bo a correct statement, but unfortunately reduced trattlc and low rales have compelled the railways to diminish their forces to the utmost limit of safety by the chance of many thousands of men. It is to bo remembered also tbat the working forces of railways are always less in January than in June; so that altogether It Is quite likely that, in spite of the increase of mileage over that of tho date of the commissioners' report, the number of persons actually in the employ of our railways today is not above 700,000. It is a distressing thought that perhaps 200,000 men who, if the railways were prospering, might be earning good wages In their employ are now out of work; many of them, with their families, aotua ly suffering for tho necessities of life. An Increase of a fraction of a cent per ton per mile in the average freight rate would have enabled the roads to support a large share of thoeenow idle men, thus affording tho public an easy way of keeping down the army of the unemployed. FURTHER KEDUCTION NOT POSSIBLE. The general and division superintendents of the Pennsylvania lines were recently summoned to Pittsburg to further consider reduction of expenses. There were thirty officials in attendance; and General Manager Wood styles them his association of transportation officers. This organl nation has proved of great value to the company, especially since the general falling off in business. At the meeting, after transacting some routine work, the entire day was devoted to the question of how the expenses of the line* could be further reduced to advantage. Cutilftg down of expenses has now been in progress some months, andslnce December the out. lay has been down to a minimum basis. The question of further reduction was thoroughly canvassed. This Tlit Weather Today— nnnn — iacai shower?. Yon Had Better COME TO A FUM FLEDGED HAT STORE TO BUY YOUR HATS IN. STEAD OF. GOING TO A PLACE WHERE THEY ONLY HAVE A FEW TO SHOW YOU. WE HAVE A GBEAT VARIETY AND ODR STYLES ARE ALL NEW. SHIBT MAKER, HATTEB AMD FCBNISHKR Qss Circoit Gen A. G. JENKINES, Assignee. I will sell, under order Cass Circuit Court, the entire stock of Overcoats formerly the property of Otto Kraus at about half regular price on a CREDIT OF SIX MONTHS, WITHOUT INTEREST. i each garment marked IN RED showing the assignee's price and the. former price. The reason of this extraordinary offer is to make room for thai- part of the Shoe Stock remaining unsold after March 31st, as the lease of the present quarters expires on that day. I do not want to move a single pair of Shoes, if possible, and! have ordered the Shoe Salesmen to REFUSE NO REASONABLE OFFER. The finest goods are still unsold. A. G. JENKINES. Assignee. P. S.—200 pairs Ladies Kid Button and Lace Shoes worth $4.0G> for $1.50—following sizes only: one and one half to threes. inveitigatien showed the primary efforts on each division to have been effectual, and no further reduction could be undertaken. The investigation also showed tbat in the last few weeks there had been somethiag of an increase in passenger business and in freight traffic, and the heads of departments are led to believe that while the Increase In traffic ie slow it is steady, and will, in time, resume its usual proportions. The meeting adjourned without trking any action looking to a further redution in expenses. The management of the Pennsylvania lines has decided to continue the present schedule of through trains. There will be no .construction done, except such repairs as are necessary to fully maintain the physical condition of the several properties. Pan Handle switchman Joe Hart wick IB an the sick list. Pan Handle yard engine 369 of Chicago, is In the round bouse for repairs. Mr. McConnoll, Wabash ticket agent at Lafayette, was in the city yesterday afternoon, C. O. Howo a Pan Handle brakeman waa caught between two cars and badly bruised at Elwood yesterday. Pan Handle ecgineer Joe Stults with engine 406 has been assigned to u repular meat run on the north end. Pan Handle brakeman J, N. Spencer had an index finger of his left hind mashed off yesterday morning while making a coupling at Koute. The friends of C. H. Starr chief car Inspector on the Pan Handle, are urging him to accept the nomination for Mavor on the Republican side. Ail extra conductors in the Pan Handle yards have been notified to procure standard watches and to present them at the regular examination. The Pan Handle office at West Pullman was burglarized Saturday night. After several bourb of hard labor tie burglars secured just (even cents which wereiaadvertemly left in the safe, Dunn's Review states that the aggregate of gross earnings of all roads in the United States fo- tho month of February Is 116,538 750. a decrease of 12.2 per cent, compared with the same period of last year. * Fine tilfl. It was announced some lime ago that Mr P. W. Meore had donated to tha lady managers of the Horns of the Friendless a tract of prouad on Cllftoo avenue, North Side. Yesterday the* deed to this tract was duly recorded and the donation formaly made. Tte tract li that of an acre of? giound on Clifton avenue just beyond the cemetery and la valued at fully tl.OOO. The ladies are greatly pleased with the gilt, naturally, and are duly appreciative of the voluntary gift to them. The property is good and on the market will readily bring them the value set upon it Up to date there have been 250 pledge signers at the down town temperance meetings. Last evening Mr. Stanley was assisted by Dr. Henry S. Tanner, of fasting fame who addressed the large audience on the "Cause, Cure and Prevention of Crime, Dls ease, etc." The doctor's address was exceedingly interesting from a sclen. tific standpoint and his solution of the problem, mainly heredity and the evolution of the better principal would bear a much lengthier discussion than i» possible in this brief notice. The Doctor will again assist Mr. Stanley on next Friday evening upon which occasion he will deliver a lecture upon his world famous fast of forty days. _ The modern Invalid Has tastes medicinally, in keeping witb other luxuries. A remedy rauet bo pleasantly acceptable ID form, purely wholesome in composition, trnly beneficial In effect and entirely free from every objectionable quality. If really ill he consults a physician; if constipated he uses tho gentle family laxative Syrup of Figs Kdward Kohtz, a barber residing in the East End, had a small bullet from a Floberl rifle lodged iu his shoulder Sunday by tho accidental discharge of the dangerous little gun. The wound Is not considered dangerous, Faro for Rciil. Apply at 209 West Broadway. LOOK HERE1 If you want to buy or eel) a house ana lot, If you want to buy or sell a farm, If you want to buy or Ml) * store, If you want to trade city property tar a farm, If you have any cheap houses for sale. Call on M. M.GORDON, Room No. 1 and 2 Spry Block, Loganiport, Inc.. ••An Eclipse of Virtue," by Champion Bissoll, is the striking title of a novel contained in the March number of -'Tales From Town Topics." A. rather startliag exposition of the. mysterious power of love ie made in this story. Ws find a beautiful young widow of great fortune rejectiutf to • some extent the devotion of an ardent young lover. She philosophizes over the unwisdom of marrying him. although she loves him devotedly, and then of a sudden ehe liUraliy kiduapt- blm, by drugging him and carrying- ilm away alone with her on a yi -lit. Their life togevbcr IB ideal but fata! and it only requires the appearance of wild little native of Sac Domingo to rob the widow of her cavalier. Tho. Ittle Cuban girl is tbe menus o~ bringing the story to »tragic climax, and tho reader Is made to see tho poe- siblo despair that results from won sn't depravity and man'e deceit. The tory la written In a brick and daringly le. and It accompanied by an unusually bright collection of narratives, poems and witticisms culled from the lagea of Town Topics. Town Topic*- ublishinif Co., 21 West 23d street. New York City. ~\ Merchant Tailoring. \ We do it, and we do it right. That is, f we guarantee reliable fabrics, correct fit and* modest price. I twill pay you to SEE US when you get ready for a new suit or overcoat. • CARL W. KELLER & CO., f 311 MARKET STREET. I *

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