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5>aiUj MARCH 0, 1894. WORLD'S FAIR ART PORTFOLIO COUPON. 0 coapoBtot aittfiitmt datM snd lOosnsi necarm the current number of Art Porttai- Ion. See savBrugement. VOL. LOGANSPORT, INDIANA. FRIDAY MORNING, MARCH 0.1894. NO. The Hard Times The agitation of the silver que3tion, nor the fate of the Wilson Bill h»ve impeded our progress And Why Not? Because the C^ngre^s of our friends and patrons have voted imatii aou^iy "A.ye," a? to the strength and desirability of our early and rrr >•!<; purchases. line of DON'T LIKE IT. The Chicago Public Displeased with Coughlin's Acquittal. A Wild Scene, in the Court Room by Dan's Friendi Upon the Return of the Jury's Decision. Spring Dress Goods, Silks and White Goods, Trimmings and Laces. Our uew Hosier?, Underwear and Gloves never met with such unanimous favor from every one that saw them.and leirned our very low prices, You, who haven't visited us yet are most cordially invited to the ever busy BEE HIVE, AGAINST THK VKUD/CT. CHIOAOO, March •».— Daniel Coug-li- lin'a acquittal at th« liiuKln of the second jury that tried him. for complicity In the conspiracy to nuirilur Dr. Cronin was tho subject of general common I and criticism in tho city. It is not going out- Bide the fact to say that no verdiet ever rendered by, a jury in Cook county Sfave-so mmih.disstttiiifiict.ion to the majority of the public. in tho comments made on tho jury's action, adverse opinion wo«.ttlmost unanimous. Everywhere the Biime sentiment -prevailed. How It Wft* K«c«tv«d. When -'the' : verdict of not, ffuilty was- rend out la, court. Thursday Coughlin shot up from his chair as though a powerful Kpring beneath him was released by the word "not." For the Shortest part Of a second the rows Of men «ho stood chest to back from the cleric's, desk: to the rear wall -re? inalnod motionless. But. a cheer broke the spelViihd a 'wild rush for the man who liad ' jii^t -been . acuuitted of the cliarg-e v: bf raunleriiiff, lit, Patrick fl. Croiiiil 1 swept, bailiffs, spectators, po- lifefemRD. court attendants and newspaper ineri Into the -narrow continus of tli : e : Space' within the railing. In vain Jxi"dgo''J'vit!in!' c'oiriihanded 'silence and thrtiitetied'Svith arrest any man who ,.'JEviStJ','iin i roQiit,! tfijca ' 315 Fourth St., Wiler & Wise Tte Keeley Institute, MflRION, IND. For the cure of the Liquor, Morphine.Tobacco, and all other drug addictions. Absolute Freedom, No Suffering, . NoSareArms, No Impairment if the Health. The Institute at Marion, Ind., is authorized by Dr. Leslie E. Keeley, and the treatment is identical with that given by him at Dwight, Ills. . .. Write for terms of treatment and other information. All correspondence strictly confidential. THE KEELEY INSTITUTE CO., Marion, Ind. SUCCESS AT LAST! The World Moves; Science Is Triumphant! But its greatest triumph li In the cure of disease, and Us ffreateit sue. ceit la IPOSLOLI'S treatment for Diseases of Women But to be iMcowiful It must be applied by the skillful hand of tha SPECIALIST. The rh jilclf ns of The Logaosport Medical And Surgical Institute Hue been uslag this treatment with tho GRBATB3T SUCCESS aod by Us ugp •avo, la thia violuity, restored hundred* of suffering women to heilth and. happiness after pbyslclans had failed. It is not painful and no exposure is necessary. " 'fhey also treat all Chronic and Private rflseasei. C«W8ULTATION FREE. CALL AND SEE THBM at 417 Market St. 'Tv'ird Si-pne 111 tha Courtroom. jhoment tiie scene in the court- ieamc wilder. Conghlin was ' a pushing, tearing', con- The jury was stormed by men \vtio"but'.a few daj's before had in- ms|,eiV 'tiia't." nothing but a verdict of 1 .' l '.'*'gfi{lt'y 11 would meet the ends of justice. All the mad excitement which' cbines at the end of a presidential election was iu the courtroom. Men broke through this line of bailiffs and hugged the jurors or shook hands vrith them in maudlin abandonment. Coug-hlin finally broke away from the surging mob which carried him fronv.ono side td tho other, and, starting with Juror Benson, went down tha line, grasping the hand of each of the men who had set him free, lie met Judge Tuthill and they shook hand* together. Monti llli Wife. Just as Cougblin reached Juror Bruce another commotion lugan. It started at the door and wan Indicated by a sudden opening In the crowd. Coughlin was passing behind tha witness stand on his way out of the courtroom when some one' cried: "Here's your wife, 'Dan,' here's your wife." Coughlin turned back. The jurors stepped aside »nd the crowd opened right and left to give free passageway to the sobbing woman, who rushed toward her husband. "Oh, 'Dan,' 'Dan,' Is it true, is it true?" she sobbed, as he threw both arms around her. This msstlng of husband and wife was hiddeu from the crowd by the wU- nesi box. The first kiss which the husband as a fre* man had given his wife In five yean waa bestowed in the shadow of the chair in which had sat men and women and charged the husband with one of the foulest crimes of the century. The jurors saw the embrace. When they came In several of them took their seats, with tears in W5»:r eyes. After many minutes more spent in congratulations Coughlin, accompanied by his wife, started for the county jail on the north side. En route the ex- prisoner was loudly cheered, and he acknowledged it by bows and smiles. Arrived at the Jail the papers containing his formal discharge from custody were handed him, and, this formality having been concluded, Daniel Congh- lln stood once more befofe the world a free man, after an experience such as is allotted to but few human beings. Gathering up what effect* he bad in the prison, Coughlin, after shouting "Good-by*in answer to yells of- congratulations from his former fellow-prisoners, departed, with his wife, for the home of Deputy Coroner Buckley, on West Adama street, where dinner was partaken of. The nl«bt was spent with friends in the suburban town of Elmlra. Covffhlln Talks. Before leaving* the jail Coughlbj said to a reporter: "Tbi wronc l« righted at 1ml 1 with thai •very Jud«« and prosecuting attorn*? would b* Mot to jail lor nix month*, and then the; would notbe-ioaniioui M Mud innocent men there, the oaf o »gain»t me was all perjury. It's all cv»r now, though, and we mt(ht as well let It dron 1 don't know what I ihall do at preient I am going to visit Hanooelt, Mloh., my old tome, with my family, and them I am coming bsolt W Chicago to Uvi. I'tfhe joy of being restored to my loyal HHie wife, whom I have region to treasure now more lb»o ever, and to mj little children overcome! •very other feeling, but 1 cannot help rtfriv time that poor Burke and O'Sullivan arenol nere to share In my victory. Now that It is all over although I bsvo reason to feel bltwr and resentful, 1 luppoie I can afford to forgive the wrong tbi* 1 liftfl been done me. As to my plans lor ine'tniiire I cannot say a word. All I know la that I am an happy an a bird in the suniblne just now, • ;••• HI* TrouliU with Cronin. (ToMiwrnlna- the murder of Dr, Cronin, Coughlin vehemently declared that he knew nothing- whatever. He continued: "1 lilroil that horse .'or tho nan ot u. country frioud. It was Himply u;i :ict of courtesy; it WUH uHCtl UK'utn^t. mcin the terrible chH for wlilcli 1 h;jvti been twite trim! uml wljk-li lim) brought ciiHerinjr to myself unit futnily Tho only time 1 ever innt uuvthinx' to do with Dr. Cronin mid lil« conunuiiuii with tlie unfii-rt brotherhood was nriirly ton yours uicu. 1" I. 1 *".' clmi'ia-H wero preferrril uj,'iiinsL the Uuolur for riiloely reporting toniR m.nters of interest to the brotherhood. A roinir.llti'e of live, ot which. 1 K-aB it rnonltH-T, wuy . numcd to licar l.'nc olittrKOM und pass upon ihoro. t.'rontu tbfii \ v !!• InKly udznittL'J llit) irntli of the churi-'i's, :u,il BUHliblt! action vvnn tHkun by th(: ouliitnitl'« whluh was ununtDious 111 the dtidsion prvscnt- •d. .It WIMU district ti'iul urnl nl! muuibfi-s vere iaterc»u;d, uuJ liucw of tlie troiiult;. 'M- though pioadlng entity, Cronin never apiln •poko to mo." In the .Inry llontii. The jurors, one and all, refused to tell how the verdict was reached, hnv- ing taken an oath not. to reveal the secrets of the ji"'y room. Nevertheless, tliB main facts of these secret proceedings cun bo Riven. The first thiny dona wn.s tho election of C. llohnntn as foreman. Then the court's instructions 1o tflie. jury were read. Foreman liolsman then culled for a ballot. It was ;ip;iw<l that the first ballot should be taken without discussion. The vote stood 0 for conviction and f> for ai-qnittal. A second ballot reMilleu: For acquittal, S; for conviction,'*. On the third bullot only Jurors Iji'.sh itnd Woodward held out for conviction, and on the fourth Lush was left alone in hisstitnd for conviction, finally yielding on the fifth and last hallot. _ (iJHiUtonn'K Ilvnltli Ii linjirovrd. LONDON, .Minvh ',»,— The health of ift (Jladstone lias greatly improved und lie is now pronounced to be on thu liigh road to complete recovery, with every prospect of his soon being out again. Mr. and Mrs. Gladstone have received autograph letters from the queen, both beinpf couched in language showing high appreciation of the service rendered to the country by Mr. Gladstone. The letter addressed by the queen to Mru. Gladstone is full of interesting reminiscences. WEPT IN COUET. Miss Pollard, Col. Breckinridge's Accuser, Grows Hysterical. Her Breach of Promise Suit Begun— Mrs. Blackburn Gives Evidence Bad for the Congressman. ^rAllnff f>owu the Ftifilloil Lilt., .' WASHINGTON, March a.—The decrease in the number of claims received daily ,_,„. _: r i at tho pension bureau is shown in a" ^™ y ?!. r ! statement prepared at the department. The number of pensioners on the rolls is .:io\v 800,000, against (152,000 for the corresponding week of last year. The number of cases now pending is C54,* 1 160, a. decrease of over 91,000 during: the year. The number received during last week is a decrease of 1.M8 from the corresponding week last year. Will 8ar« tn< K«r«ar«*. BOSTON, March 9.—The contract for raising the United States ship 1 Kearsarge has been awarded to the" Boston Tow Boat company, of this city. By the agreement thf company is, to receive 145,000 If successful in delivering the ship at Norfolk navy yard, and if unsuccessful is to be paid $10,000 for having made the attempt. Immigration In IftVS. WASHINGTON, March 9.—A statement has been prepared by the immigration bureau showing that the total nulbber of immigrants whicn arrived at the ports of New York, Philadelphia, Boston and Ualttmore from foreign ports during the calendar year 1688 was 481,712. These, it IK said, represent at least four-fifths of the whole number which arrived at all American ports. Women Will Stamp KaDiaa. TOPKKA, Kan., March 9.—Mrs. Laura M. Johns and her associate managers of the equal .suffrage campaign have planned to hold two-day meetings in each of the 10ft counties in the state commencing May 4. Among the speakers will be Susan V. Anthony, Mrs. Johns, Carrie Lane Chapman and other leading woman's rights leaden. Vol* on Blaad Bill Thnnday. The senate will take its final vote o» the Bland bill on Thursday next' at 3 o'clock. On Wednesday the vote on Senator Allison's motion to reconsider will bo taken up and if It fall to carry a vote will be taken on a motion by Senator Manderson to commit the hill to the finance committee. To this the senate ha* unanimously agreed. D»th or a cardinal: PARIS, March 9.—Cardinal Leon Benoit Charles Thomas, srehbishop of Kouen, who has been lll'for some tlnxe, uied in Kouen at 9 a. u. He was born in France in 1820 and was elevated to the oardlnalate in 1893. Sent to Jail. ; . N«w YOBK, March 9.—Hency C, Wilt- shaw, the absconding clerk of the United States national bank eaptured Tuesday at Buffalo, has been committed to jail in default of 120,000 bail. • Harry Mill In Waat. NEW YORK, March 9.— Friends- of Harry Hill have found him to be at Mupeth, L. I., in poverty and watft. Hill amassed a fortune as proprietor oj|( Hill's variety hall. Convict Scalded to JC*O*T, 111., March 9.—Thomas Lavln, a convict who bad three months more to serve, was scalded to death by a bursting steam trap at the Joliet penitentiary. Death of Uavld Kln«. WASHINGTON, March 9,—David King died here Thursday apred 56 years. He was United Stutes commissioner to the Paris exposition of 1869- OX TRIAL. WAMHI.NUTON, March 9. — Miss Mada- litic Vinton Pollard, plaintiff in the suit against Congressman W. C. P. Breckin- ririge, avoided the crowd of sensation seekers about the courtroom by appearing long before court convened. Miss Pollard was accompanied by her counsel. Judge Jere Wilson and Cahlcron Carlisle, and she entered the courtroom through the rear door, reserved for witnesses and members of the bar. She had also with her a sister of mercy from the Episcopal home in this city, where she has been staying recently, and a female friend. When liruckinridge entered the room Miss Pollard was talking 1 to Judge Wilson. Gluiicimr up her eyes met thnsy of Col. Hreckinridge. Without sc'cminjr to see him, she went on talking' to her counsel and apparently giucd into spiici. 1 . rinintifr Uurply Moved. Mr. Carlisle opened the case for the plaintiff. ta'iiiifj up tlie charges and in^wers seriatim. .lust as h« be- liis remarks .Miss Pollard covered im r eyes with her handkerchief and bcfian to tremble, and it looked for a minute us if there would l>o a fainting scene. She, however, succeeded in unlinin); her agitation. Mr. Carlisle read tlie complaint. "There are three creditable witnesses," lie said, "who will testify that the promise to marry was reiterated by the defendant in the presence of the plaintiff and at other times when she was uo.t present," .Summarizing what the evidence would be. Mr. Carlisle said the plaintiff was :i Kentucky girl, ambitious to learn. In 1ST6 her father died, leaving no estate. .Tames Rodes, an old gardener, was attracted by this and made her a proposition that he would pay for her education if she would marry him. She made a counter-proposition that if he paid for her education she -•would either marry him or pay back the money. This warf agreed to by Eodes and a paper containing the agreement actually drawn up and signed. Miss Pollard went to Wesleyan college la Cincinnati on Rodes' money. Then Mr, Carlisle told how Eodes began insisting that he be paid back or that she marry himj how, while worried over Rodes' demands, she was summoned home to see a dying sister in Lexington and met Col Breckinridge on the train. Hodes persisted in his demands and the plaintiff wrote to CoL Breckinridge. He answered her letter la person and took her oat driving. He came again. She protested against going in the closed carriage, but he said he bad a throat affection and she consented. Then the defendant accomplished her ruin. The story of the alleged illicit relationship existing between the plaintiff and the defendant was sketched briefly, and how after hi* wife died Mr. Breckinridge mad* her the promise of marriage, and reiterated it before several witnesses; and how he finally broke that promise by marrying Miss Louise Wing, of St. Louis. No D*M*gft for Seduction. ! , In conclusion, Mr. Carlisle- jaid that under the law of the District of Columbia the plaintiff would get no damages for her seduction; it was only tor the broken promises of marriage that she could secure redress. Attorney Wilson, for the plaintiff, complained that certain books which had figured la the affidavit*, and were important to the case, had been taken by the defendant's counsel, and asked that they be returned to the plaintiff. Mr. Butterworth read a notice which had been served on the defendant for the production of four volumes of Washington Irving, given to Attorney Stoll at Cincinnati, and insisted that • more definite description of the books should be given. Mill Pollard W.CfM. Just as Mr. Carlisle was rising to reply Miss Pollard broke out hysterically to her counsel, sobbing and making inarticulate exclamations, while the Episcopal sisUr of charity and her attorneys endeavored to calm her. Judge Bradley declared that if only four volumes had been taken the demand for a closer identification must be untenable. •'-(,• Mn. Blaca-burn TeitlttM. :'Mrs. Blackburn, widow of ex-Gov. Lulw Blackburn, of Kentucky, then took the stand and said «he had seen CoL.-Breckinridge and Miss PolJard to- gettfer in her own apartments in this city tin Good Friday in 1893. When she en tired the room Col. Breckinridge nied to tlie witness tnat tnere was any buch relationship between Mrs. Wing and himself, and begged Mrs. lllack- burn ta contradict these stories, which would, he said, injure him with hU family. OVER THE STATE. Telegraphic News from Various Towns in Indiana. Crafted by HypnoLUiu. GKKESCAHTI.K, Ind., March 9.—Much excitement exists in this county ovor the results of the preaching of two trance evangclista from Illinois and a woman who is with them. Lucas Martin, a farmer, has gone mad. He wants to preach in a .nude condition. He says Jesus Christ was nude. Ella King is crazy after remaining in a trance for three days. The raeetlmd began Tuesday night at dark, and was not closed until 7 o'clock Wednesday morning. One man prayed. Soon his hands began to raise until on tiptoes wiih arms outstretched at full length, as if ready to ascend, he stood for thirty minutes by actual count. Then he fell to the floor and remained in a trance for several hours. Six others followed thn samo programme. At other times ten at a time \.cre shouting prayers, tearing their hair and having all sorts of vis ions. Smrtllni,' Clnlui M»<l« by <Ja« Men. l.NiHANAroi.is, Ind., March 9.—In tha oour.se of u suit in a justice's court Thursday against the Indianapolis Gaa company for charging more than the ordinance rate for natural gas tha attorneys for the company raised the point that the giis ordinance was invalid on the ground that the city has no constitutional right to regulate prices of any co»- luodity. Should the point hold good it would revolutionize the gas business in half of the cities of Indiana, in all ol which fras prices are regulated by ordinance. Fatallr t>c:ildc-d In a Boiler. ANDERSON, Ind., March 9.—Samuel Roach, a machinist at the Anderson paper mills, was making repairs on the inside of a large boiler Thursday afternoon when the exhaust pipe from a twin high-pressure boiler was turned in, letting steam at 100 pounds pressure in upon him. He backed out to the hole, and fell out more dead than aliv&. lie was scalded from head to foot, th« flesh in many places dropping from bin. His lungs were also affected. His inj juries will prove fatal. EVANSVII.LK, Ind., March 9. — Fire at Griflia Wednesday night caused a Ion of 140,000. The fire originated in Mrs. D. W. Dixon's storehouse, and th». building and contents were destroyed, as were the adjoining building* of & C Muck, druggist, and & J. Loyd, storehouse and dwelling, lira. Dixon's Ioss*3,000; insurance, •l.OMt S. C. Muck, loss, H, 200; insurance, |MM; ' S. J. Loyd, loss, tQOO; insurance. 12,090. Bobber* M»k» » Small H»U. UAMUOND, Ind., March 9. — Barly Thursday morning a gang of robber* entered the Michigan Central depot at Dyer, blew open the safe in the agent's. office and secured five dollar*. It ia believed some one acquainted with tka office is responsible for the job. Monty that was to arrive on a late train waa delayed. Farmers ID the vicinity hat* organized a committee to investig ato. ttaliool-TMcbcr JUsslBf. GOIHEN, Ind., March 9.— Frank Plank^ a popular school-teacher in a dUtrfet near Bristol, is missing. He left tala city Sunday night to resume school aa*. has not been seen. lie had a la*f* amount of money with him and baa probably been murdered. Piank fa-- married and is well connected ia thirdly. ___' _ Eloping Couplw Mad* ll»pp/. jEmB80KVn.LE, Ind., March ».— John Neal and Emma liines, llicaaeL: Shanahan and Lulu Crawford, of Lexington, Ky. ; Leon Bache and Friday Kline, of Indianapolis, and Cbarto Pelton and Elizabeth Brown, of Lots* ville, eloped to this city Thursday Right and were married by Magistrate Haws*. "jfri. Blackburn, I want tc place ibis young lad*, hider your protection. I expect her to •becohl* ne»rer to me, nod »he ne*d( your motherly care. I expect to marry her when a •rifflcfciit t)mol)»» elttlised after the (lei,- 1 : nf mj wife." ; . rVtMB" rumors of his engagement to Mrl."'Wlng, his present wife, were be' . Breckinridge had de- Blob F«ra*r DM*rU HU LEBANON, Ind., March ».— Jam* Waddle, a well-to-do farmer n»at tWa city, recently sold his (arm for cask. lie left town Thursday, taking all hia money and leaving his wife an* two children penniless. TblBk Kobj It All HI|ht. CROWN POIMT. Ind., March ».— Ike Lake county grand jury Thursday without bringing 1 in dictment against the managers, I owners or bookmakers engaged at I Boby track. _ Too Huh OMldono*. IKDIAJTAPOM, Ind., March t.— * Baker, of West Virginia, «» nil way *• Carthage, 111., fell ia with a confidbaos man at the Union station Than stay morning and lost $5l», every cent IM had. *'•• Mid Salary Law CROWS Porxr. Ind., March t.~ dhe fee and salary law passed by the ••> cent Indiana legislature was dcclai»4 unconstitutional by Judge Gillett lathe Lake circuit court Thursday fcom- Joam Died BldtUnlj. WABASH, Jud, March 8.— Mrs. Kendall, aged M, of Liberty wra» stricken with paralysis and iUed>av • few minutes after being taken into house.

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