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Logansport, Indiana
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Thursday, March 15, 1894
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MAKCU 15, 1804. WORLD'S FAIR ART PORTFOLIO COUPON. 6 cotiponsof different dit** and 10 cental »ecnn-» IIIB current number of Art Portfolios. See auvertt»«»ent. VOL. XIX. LOGANSPORT, INDIANA. THURSDAY MORNING, MARCH 15.1894. NO. 64 SPRING GARMENTS TOMORROW. A spring showing of an elegant line of Ladies' Jackets, Capes and Coats. The handsomest flowers of this spring s fashions, at the BEE HIVE'S Great Cloak Room, And you'll find that here is the place to come for Spring Garments that are stylish and at the right prices as in former seasons. TOMORROW A convention of exclusive novelties, The first glimpse of the new arrivals, That all ladies will want to see, The lines in their freshness, The lines in their entirety, T he new" Mil Ita Cape," The new "Walknee Cape," The new "Nipbe Jacket," Pretty Gallatia Blazers. THE WAR ENDS. Peixoto Eefuees to Accept Da Gama's Terms of Surrender. He Opens Fir», and the Rebels Capitulate Without a Shot in Return— Feeling al Washington. Children's Short Jackets, iwo years up. in all colors, from LAUNDRIED SHIRT WAISTS. The early choice novelties for the season, in White and Colors at the usual low prices. BEE HIVE. Still at the Old Stand. HAVE NO FEAR. >rltUs at Wasnlafton Kip»ct l»o Trouble with C'oiey's Cohorts. WAiHiNOTOy, March 14.—The war department official* have had no request for rations from any one connected with the Industrial league, which organization is said to be contemplating a raid in force on Washington, and it may be safely predicted that no such requisition is likely, to be honored The army officers Ho not relish the threat that the capital is to be overrun by * horde of un•employed and hungry people, as it •would add greatly to" the burdens of [the relief organizations here. Touch- Ing tbe implied threat of trouble and disturbance in store for the town ft these extraordinary demands of (the foment*™ of this movement are Snot granted the army officers have no /anxiety. Ever since the riots here in fthe '70s the war department lias realized the importance of having at hand |a sufficient force to meet any emer- jgency likely to arise and they have lit- >tl* fear of trouble. BAN ANTONIO, Tex., March 1*.— An «a*t-bound-freight train of the Southern Pacific was captured by thirty [tramps west of Marf*, who were ton the way to join Gen. Coxey's forces! [When ordered to leave the train by the loonductor the men refused to do so and ['became very insolent The sheriff of fpre*ldo county was Informed of the j»ltuation by telegraph and was asked to afford the train protection. When the train arrived at Marfa tbe sheriff and a large posse met it and placed all of the tramps under arrest NEW CA*TLE, Pa,, March 14.—The railroad men at New Castle Junction, 2 miles south of here, ssy that almost fBvery freight train that passes over the [four roads centering there have from jone to half a dozen men on it who ^claim to be on their way to join Coxey's jarroy at Massillon. Monday night one [of the yard men at the junction counted [twenty-eight men on trains going jthrough, all of whom said they were ion their way to the army of peace. KlUwl by Lightning. ST. Louis,. March 14.—A special to tbe Post-Dispatch from Damascus, iAla-, says: Charles Thompson and his [wife were struck by lightning and [killed while driving to church Tuesday inlght during a storm. Tho lightning •truck the vehicle, tearing it to pieces, betting fira to it and also killing the iman and his wife and burning their •clothes off them. Republicans Win If Jersey. •NEWARK, N. J., March 14.—Town- chip elections were held in a number of towns in this state Tuesday. Up to midnight the report* received show that the republican* were generally •necewfuL In Raritan and Rutherford ,th« republican* made a clean sweep. In : Tep*fly and Ridgefleld citizen*' ticket* •were elected. T» Organise AfalMt lBe*Bdl»rl«ai March J4.-H&H ft dozen incendiary c'rcs, with a loss of tlO.OOO in the past two weeks in the county, have spurred farmers to talk of organizing. There was another Tuesday night; this time at Norman Oove's; loss, 91,000. It seems that coal oil in large quantities is used in each case. Killed In a Mine. WILKISBARBE, Pa., March 14.—A well-known mine contractor named James Keilly, aged 48 years, was instantly killed by a fall of coal In the South Wilkesbarre shaft of the Lehigh & Wilkesbarre Coal company at noon. Kins; Humbert Makes Merry. ROMK, March 14.—The 50th birthday of King Humbert was celebrated by the king and his family in greivt state and with unprecedented splendor, The king attended a grand review of the troops in tho afternoon. To Elect Senators hj Direct Vote. WASHINGTON, March 14.—The house committee on election ol president find vice president has agreed to report next W >dnesday the bill providing for the election of United States senators by direct vote of the people Kz-MA7or of Bt, Louis Arrested. ST. LoVls, March 14.—James H. Britton, formerly i .ayor of thl* city and at one time president of the State Bank of Missouri, but now a resident of New York, has been arrested here by a United States marshal, charged with being accessory to an embezzlement by his son, Alfred M. Britton, president of the First national bank of Vernon, Tex. Bank Teller Ooes to Prison. NEW YORK, March 14,—Lewis J. Hill, ex-paying teller of the defunct St Nicholas bank, indicted for the grand larceny of 1788 of the bank's money, appeared before Recorder Smythe in general sessions and was sentenced to lour years in the penitentiary. Fourteen U»r» Overdue. NKW YORK, March U.—The Wilson liner Apollo has not been seen or heard of since she left this port for Antwerp, February 11. She is now fourteen days overdue. There is much anxiety in shlpoing circles concerning her fate. The Apollo was commanded by Capt. Sykes and carried a crew of thirty- seven hands all told. gent Baek to the Committee. WASHINGTON, March 14.—In the senate the vote on Senator Allison'* (rep., la.) motion to reconsider the third reading of the seigniorage bill was defeated—as to 45. Senator Manderson (rep.. Neb.) mored to recommit the bill to the finance committee, with instructions, which waa done. —There are now fifty-five towns and cities in England which destroy their garbaga and solid refuse by burning, and five hundred and seventy furnaces are employed for this purpose. In many cases the iheat from these furnaces Is a»ed to produce steam, and the power is employed in pumping water and in running electric light and Dower plant* and for other purpose*. ARMS LAID DOW>~. Rio DE JANEIRO, March 14.—The war i» practically over and the en-use ol the insurgents is a lost one. There is much rejoicing in this city at the culmination of the struggle which has continued ho many months, with no object seemingly but to hamper business and destroy property. The rebel forces have surrendered, unconditionally, almost without firing a ahoi. The officers of tho insurgent fleet have taken refuge on board French and I'ortugueBe warships. One French vessel has put to sen -with many of the rebel oflicers on board. It is said that Admiral da Garna Is on bourd the Uritish warship Sirius. Huterod the Hiirbor, When tho fact "became known that Pa Gnma hiid offered to capitulate the govoriunc-ut fleet entered the harbor quietly. As the vessels made their way up the bay they were saluted by the various government batteries. The greatest excitement prevails in. the city. Tho streets are crowded and everywhere can be heard the cry of "Viva 1'eixoto!" For the last two days tlio streets have been packed with people, and all the available trucks and hand-carts have been busy carrying household goods and personal effects out of the city. The tram-cars have been jammed until It was learned that the struggle was over. This was most joyful news to the people, who fully expected that a battle was at hand. Terms Ilefused. The reply of President Peixoto to the terms ol surrender offered by Admiral da Gama was made known Tuesday afternoon. The president refused to accept other terms than those of an unconditional surrender of all the rebal ships and forts in and about the bay of Rio de Janeiro. At the expiration of forty-eight hours' notice given by President Peixoto tho government forts, as previously arranged, opened flro on the rebel float. The insurgents did not reply. At 13 o'clock m. Tuesday precisely the bar fortress opened flro on Fort Villegaignon. In a short time the government forces at Fort Armacao and Fort Gragota joined in the bombardment. The fire waa not returned by the insurgents. The bombardment was continued until 3 o'clock, when it ceased. Castello, San Hento, Saude, Curvello and all the city batteries theu opened a furious fire upon Fort Villegaignon and the insurgent warship Tamandre. The fire was also directed upon the insurgent works at Cobras island and at other places. The forces at Enchadas lowered the hospital flag and hoisted the 'insurgent ensign. The garrison at Oovernador island also took part in the attack on Fort Villegaignon, which was badly hammered by the government iruns, The works on Cobras island took flre, but the flames wern soon extinguished. The firing of the batteries lasted for un 'i.uur. No great damage was done. Tiu insurgents did not fire a shot, husbanding their ammunition, De Mello Prove* False. The Insurgent warship Aquidaban is not in this harbor. Admiral de Mello was false to the emperor and to President Fonseca and President Peixoto. He now proves false to Admiral da Gama, Where he and his vessel uro ii not known. Much Suffering In Rio. There has been much suffering in the. city. All business houses have been closed and it has been difficult to get food. The whole available police force has been on duty constantly, but there has been little disturbance. Almost the whole population is gathered in the center of the city. Probably 100,000 persons have left the city. Railroad transportation to the suburbs is free. The government is feeding the poor. Great crowds collected on the hills with the expectation of witnessing a battle between the two forces. Fears of ^elioto's Intentions, WASHINOTON, March 14.—The crisis has been reached at Rio de Janeiro, and the two cablegrams that were received in Washington Tuesday mark the beginning of the saddest and bloodiest chapter of the long and stubbornly-contested insurrection in Brazil. The first news came from Admiral Benham in a cablegram addressed to Secretary Herbert, and read as follows: '•Bio, March li-Notioo h»s been ulven by this government that the bombardment of tho Insurgent .hlp» and forts from the city will commence at noon. The insurgent sdmlr»l, it Is reported, h»< when rofuge on a Portuguese man-of-war. On laauiry 1 find he U not on board vet TT ,"""•. Lat« in the afternoon United States Minister Thompson was heard from at follows: Bombardment B'Clns. "Rio, Msron 14.-Secretary of Stats, WashIngton: Th« local forts commenced flrtag today The flre was not returned by the Insure- enu, Tbe terms ol Da Utm» haw beon«. lused by tl.e government, which will open are ipon him from Uwcttr batteries this afternoon afl o'clock. The cit, U nearly .bsndon.fl.nd ae "hTrecelpt of this dispatch gave rise to much uneasiness to the department official*, which wa* undoubtedly shared tytfc. president, ;to whom It WM com- municated. Will lie a Kuthtaw Hutchery. Monday night there was every reason to believe that a peaceful outcome had been reached in the disamrous warfare that had been waged at Rio, and uoone doubted that President Peixoto would concede the apparently reason-able and honorable terms of capitulation asked by Da Gama. The rebel admiral had offered to expatriate himself and his oflicers to become exiles in a foreign land on condition that the lives of his soldiers and sailors should be spared. Such terms are freely accorded in any honorable warfare in civilized lands, yet to the surprise of the administration they had been refused by Peixoto. lu spite of its best efforts to be exactly fair and neutral in the contest in Brazil our government, in its de«lre to protect Amcricau interests and uphold the glory of republican institutions, has given color to the belief that its. moral sympathy lay with the Peixoto government. So tlic news that the rules of civilized warfare had been disregarded uud that brave but defeated Insurgents, hemmed in on all aidt-s, lire to be refused the chance to surrender on lionor;iblo terms and forced to throw themselves upon tho mercy of the government without any guaranty of their lives falls with disagreeable force upon every official in the government hero wholms h:id to do with the trouble in any capauii-y. Will Withdraw Our Support. Undoubtedly the moral sy:n|mtl>y of the United States has been a valuable and considerable aid to the l!ni/.ilian government since 1892, when lli« first symptoms of the rebellion \vero manifested in the southern provinces, but if Peixoto is determined to maintain his present unrelenting and vindictive attitude, for such it is freely denominated by naval and diplomatic officers here, that measure of support is certain to be withdrawn from him. Dislikes Pelioto's Attltiulo. LONDON, March 14.— The Times deprecates the attitude of President Peixoto of Braz.il. 11 says that in the abstract the horror of treason can hardly be so. strong a sentiment in Peixoto as to justify a needless effusion of blood and measures for revengeful punishment directed against his defeated opponents. ALL WERE LOST. 8olloon«r Mary Brown and Kleven Persona Wrecked Off Banks' Island. VICTORIA, B. C., March 14.—The fate of the schooner Mary Brown, for which the United States government sent the steamer Wolcott to search, has at last been determined, A week ago a party of Indians from Gilkatla reached Claxton, on the Skeen river, and reported a schooner on the rocks of Banks' island, with a hole In her bow, masts gone and the boats smashed on the deck. They found three rifles, three watches, some money and -a small pennant on which was the name "Brown." Capt. Brown and James I. O'Hrian, of the Ivynde Jb Hough Commercial company, and nine other white passengers are unquestionably drowned. FOUR KILLED. Fatal Result of a Holler Explosion In Outurlo. DHKSDKN, Ont,, March 14.—Nearly an entire family lost their lives in an accident at Vale's sawmill in Sombra township, near here. The mill had just been shut down for tho dinner hour when the boiler exploded. Mr. Cornell, the engineer, and three of his children, who had brought his dinner, were all killed. The boiler was hurled through the roof and over an adjoining hause. SEVEN BADLY HURT, Many Men Jnmp for Their Lives »t a Flre 's^ ID Wisconsin. WHT SUPERIOR, Wis., March 14.— Doud & Son's cooper shop burned at noon and forty meu jumped !i8 feet to escape the flre. Seven suffered broken limbs or other serious Injuries. They are: Peter Weiss, Chirles J. Thompson, Ed. Chappie, A. F. Ladd, John Sehultz, W. J. Cole and Phillip Youst The loss is fito.OOO; insurance, 19,000. Took an Overdose of Morphine. PKBU, Ind;, March 14.—Miss Florence Hathaway, 10-year-old daughter of Mr and Mrs, Marvin Hathaway, of Milwaukee, who has been living with Dr. and Mrs. U. Alford, relatives in this city, was found dead at T a. m. She had taken morphine during tho night to allay pain in her side, and, not knowing the effects of the drug, took too much. She was a bright, popular young girl, and her death has occasioned much sadness. RECALLED. The House of Commons Votes to Abolish the Lords, Subsequently the New Ministry Succeeds in Having That Action Rescinded—Labouchere Talks. Plead <iullty.|mi YOBX, March 14.—Harry C, Wiltshire, formerly a bookkeeper in the United States national bank of this city, pleaded in the United States clr; euit court to a charge of misapproprl : atlng 135,000 of the bank's funds. He was remanded for sentence. The penalty for his crime is from five to ten years. way of frayer at Uecatur, 111. DBOATUB, 111-. March 14.—Beligioua services were'held here most of Tuesday, forming a part of Dr. Chapman's revival programme. Two hundred business houses. Including five saloons, kept their doors closed. Abandoned* CHICAGO, March 14—The plan to more the Manufacture, building from the world's fair grounds to th* lake abandoned. THE PBOCKKD1.VGS. LONDON-, March 14.—In the house ol commons Tuesday Mr. Henry La bouchere proposed as an amendment to the address in reply to the queen's speech the abolition of the house ol lords. After some discussion and considerable excitement the amendment was put to a vote and was passed, 147 to 145, in spite of the opposition of the government. When the fig-ures were announced they caused an outburst of prolonged cheer ing, which was renewed when the deputy speaker, read the address in re j ply to the queen's speech with Mr. Labouuherc's amendment attached to it. The division on the amendment occurred eni-linr than was expected, nnd many of the conservatives were at dinner. Tho majority was composed of seventy-three McCarthy- itcs and Parnellilcs, the remainder being radicals. The cheering which fol lowed the announcement of the result lasted fully » minute. Some of the members acted iu the most frantic manner. The waving of handkerchiefs and hats continued until the deputy speaker left the chair for a short interval. Amendment Wltllbeld. LOKDD.v, March 14.- The house of commons was crowded wi'h members and visitors when Sir William Harc»urt announced that the government had taken advice from all available sources und had decided to make the declaration that the judgment given Tuesday evening—the vote to abolish the house of lords—did not show a mature and well-considered decision of the house of common*. This was a grave question, he said, and the government would not present the address as amended to the queen. Consequently the government proposed to bring up a new address, amounting merely to an acknowledgment of the speech from the throne. Laboueher*'* Hot Talk. Henry Labouchere, the radical leader, said that the amendment to abolish tho veto power of the house of lords was not intended as a vote of want of confidence in the government, but it was intended to quicken its action in the execution of what the majority of its supporters in the country demanded. Mr. Labouchere added that the radicals were satisfied that the majority of Tuesday evening was the best they were likely to get, and therefore they would not oppose a substitute for the address. Mr. Labouchere was received with ironical cheers and laughter throughout the course of his remarks. lie said: "You U)»y withdraw this address and bring la Another, bufc tho Urst one remains ilie decision ol the bouse. We »re tbo represent- u lives of the people and tlj» government are our represenistlvrs. I do not recognize that tho government sre my misters. I always regarded Ibem as the servants of the majority of the Bouse. Whether you take the majority of the members on this side of the house or the views of tbe majorltj ot liberals outside tht house, they are. with me In tall matter and demand prompt, speedy and drastic action. Outside I he house they do not care whether you abolish or destroy tbe house of lords.'' Finally the house of commons rejected the amended address in reply to the queen's speech and passed the address substituted by Sir William Barcourt Good Sugar Crop In Vermont. BILLOWS FALLS, Vt, March H.—The last thirteen days have been so warm throughout Vermont that maple sugar making has begun nearly a month earlier than usual The prospects are good for more than an average crop on account of the snow in the woods. The storm of last week was unfavorable. A large number of producers are taking advantage of the government bounty this year. Necuiid Jiorob victim ueaa. PAJIU, March 14.—Ernest Bordes, one of the victims of the 1 Hotel Terminus bomb explosion, died Tuesday from his injuries. This is the second death resulting from Emile Henry's bomb and makes a charge of murder against the anarchist certain. WITHIN OUR BORDERS. Information of Especial Interest tcr Inctianiana. Concressniiin Hunter'* Wife D«»d. ' WASHINGTON, March 14.—Mrs, Uun- ter, wife of Judge Hunter, congressman at large from Illinois, expired Tuesday evening at her homo in this city. Her remains will be accompanied to the depot by the full Illinois delegation. ____________ Robbed * Collector. KANEVIU.E, III, March 14.—M. 0. Snoop, the town tax collector, was held up by two highwaymen Monday evening while returning home from Elburn and relieved of 1400 in cash. Hailns; Made a Crime. ALBANY, N. Y., March 14.—The senate has passed the bill to punish hazing by making minor grades of hazing misdemeanors and hazing -which result* in physical Injury a felony^ Ratify th* HuMo-uerman Trot?. L/OSDON, March 14.—A dUpatch to the Time* from St Petersburg says th* •taU' council ha* i stifled the treaty •t commerce with Owmaay. Convicts Try to Tnuuel to Frut>doiii. MICHIQAN* CITV, Ind., March 14.—A plot on the part of several convicts to escape from the northern prison has just been discovered. The men hud been working in tho bending room <>l one of tho cooper shops. The floor oi the room is several feet above ground, and the men conceived the idea of tunneling from beneath the floor to the south wall, 30 feel away. Tha work was commenced three months ago, the men working by shifts at odd times. They worked unmolested until they thought they were under tho wall, when they worked upward. They miscalculated the distance aud came up within tha vails, The. tunnel wns discovered bj prison ollicials, who awaited develop- merits mid apprehended the leaders of the plot. _______ To Kevlve a Murder Cane. VALPARAISO. Ind.. March 14.—Prosecutor Dowdoll has been asked to call the grand jury to investigato the naw evidence which has been discovered concerning the death of Ambrose Rude, who was drowned in the Kankakee river last May. In July John Eckert wa» arrested, charged with the murder, but after lying in jail some time his case was dropped. Lust month lickert filed buit for (5,000 against u prominent citl- zon of Kouts for charging him with the murder, which comes up this term of court. Similar suits were filed against citizens of Stark county. His neighbors now claim they have found con-, elusive evidence against Eckert which, they want to bring before the grand jury. Received with a Rawhide. PORTLAND, Ind., March 14.—Newt comes from Hartford City of a sensational affair at that place, in which an angry woman, a rawhide and a writ fang youth furnished a diversion at the Pan-Handle depot The woman was Mrs. Victor Bailey, wife of a telegraph operator, and the youth waa [ma Ayers, the gay son of a prominent jfrocer. Mrs. Bailey is handsome, and ier husband being away from town young Ayers sent her a note asking her meet him out. Upon the advice of [riends tho made an engagement with Ayers and purchased* rawhide. Thej met at the station and when Ayers pro- rased a stroll Mrs. Bailey applied liei •awhide vigorously, Ayers took to hit leels and escaped. To Drain the Marsh. INDIANAPOLIS, Ind., March 14.— Agents for a number ol Chicago people, vho own vast tracts of marsh land on the Kankakeo in this state have been quietly making an attempt to raise a 'und of $500,000 for the purpose of draining the Kankakee swamps and making over 400,000 acres now under water almost the year round available: or cultivation. All told it is said not ess than 1,000,000 acres will be Dene- ited. The plan is to straighten tht \ankakee river from English Lake, nd., to Momeuce, 111., embracing' tht wamps of Lake, Porter, Newton and rasper counties. Lays Hard Time, to Drink. BRAZIL, Ind., March 14,—Mrs. Helen il. Cougar, the temperance lecturer, addressed a large audience here Monday night on "The Way Out for the Unemployed," She claimed the liquor traffic was tho potent cause of tha hard times and advised all the laboring men to vote the prohibition ticket, and henceforth they would be freed from their entanglements, fial* of Horses. RICHMOND, Ind., March 14.—Tht seventh annual combination sale of horses by J. S. Lackey began at Cambridge City Tuesday, SOO horsemen being present from all over the country. The only horse that sold for more than $500 was Cambridge Girl, a chestnut mare, property of Valentine Sell, bought by Robert Ault, of St Louis, for $1,050. Aged Widow Fatally Hurt. INDIANAPOLIS, Ind., March 14. — Par- nrelia Lynn, 70 years old, widow oJ Adam Lynn, was run over and fatallj injured Tuesday by a delivery wagon driven by a bey, Fred Blummet Sht was infirm and nearly deaf and was unable t > got out of tlie way of tha approaching vehicle. fiobb*d by Maiked Men. HARTFORD CITV, Ind., March 14.—Th« home of George Willmann, a rich farmer near here, was visited by thre* masked men, who forced Mrs. Will, mann to give up $25. Willmann was known to be distrustful of banks, bnt fortunately had made a deposit thai day. lirakvman Fatally Injured. EL.WOOD, Ind., March H.—Joe H. Brown, of Ccnterville, a brakeman on the Pennsylvania line, was fatally injured Tuesday morning by being struck by a standing box car while leaning far out from the rear end of a rapidly moving train to give signals. Elected to cunfrMW. CHARLESTON. S. C., March 14.—Nearly complete returns from the election im the First congressional district for successor to William H. Brawley, resigned, indicate the election of James F. Iilar (CUveland democrat) over J, William Stoke* (Ooala democrat) by » majority of about UPOO..

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