Logansport Pharos-Tribune from Logansport, Indiana on March 20, 1894 · Page 1
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Logansport, Indiana
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Tuesday, March 20, 1894
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MARCH 2O, 1894. WORLD'S FAIR ART PORTFOLIO COUPON. 6 conponi of different date* and 10 e*nt» MICOTW the current nnmber of Art Potttol- los. See advertisement. VOL. XIX. LOGANSPORT, INDIANA. TUESDAY MORNING, MARCH '20.1894. NO. 68. Our Spring Display as a Picte! We have made a strenuous effort to crown this season with the lovlicst stock we ever had We are rrell satisfied that your verdict will be that ours is the handsomest and newest stock in all the country round, How great has been our success we will leave you to iudgc when you come and Ictus unfold to your won- derino- eves the immense riches of our treasury oi mer- 3 V chandise. The Richest New Dress Goods The Nobbiest New Silks in Wash Silks, In Linens In Satteens, In Silk Ginghams, In Pongees, In Batietes, In Bewildering Profusion. In Challies. In Dimities, In Imperial Heps, In Japanese Fabrics, In Chinese Fabrics, In Silk Waists, In Domestics of every grade. We Stand Pre-Bminently First. Our Hosiery Stock is Most Complete. Ask our customers; they know, and they will tell yon •that our Hosiery feels, looks and wears best. Gloves for Easter. Ours is undoubtedly the glove stock of this metropolis. The Foster Guaranteed Gloves are handled here. Our Trimmings Are by far the lovliest shown in many seasons. |$ Every oddity, every novelty, every dainty that it B possible] to get has been secured- Every market in the world has contributed it3 share of beauty. You Will Fall In Love With our beautiful Jackets and Capes. Ourjjrices are correct, in fact, very low. We Are Honest In all our dealings aad there is nothing in our house that is not reliable. If you are not already one of our army of customers, we think that a knowledge of our gdeal- iogs will make you one. We would be pleased to have; you loin the ranks. Why not join the shrewd buyers? WILER & WISE. Bee Hive. 315 Fourth St, A DAMAGING STOKY Miss Pollard Continues Her Evidence Against Breckinridge, The Latter Did Not Desert Her Until a Fortnight After His Secret Marriage to His Present Wife. HAD FOB THK COr.OSEI.. WASHI.NOTON, March ]'.).—Miss Pollard resumed the witness stand at the opening- of the Pollard-Breckia- ridgu trial. Several questions were asked by Mr. Carlisle In direct examination as soon an tlio plaintiff had taken the stand, the first one whether bhe hud ever been married, to which the answer was: "No, Mr. Carlisle." A l)lr«rt CliarK«- "Who was tho father uf your first child?" WILS the next question, to which she replied: "Mr. Jireekin- riclfri!." Then in continuation the phunUft related in greater detail I lian she had before the attentions of ihe congressman, averring thill lie had told hor that ho would ' tiiki' her lo the house of n, dour friend whom he had known in Louisville, Before he took her to the house of Mrs. liose in Cincinnati he had told her that she had a wonderful intellect, that a brilliant future w:is before her, "und I scorned to b« completely under the influence of his wonderful powers of persuasion," (ihe said. Hrooklnrlilffc'n SiuoiMti Tongue. The first night they were together they had walked the streets of Cincinnati, as they had done the next day after meeting 1 in the pub- lie library. • Col. lircckini-idge had told her that he would oversee her education; that he would return the monay advanced for her schooling by Mr. Ehodcs. liefore taking her to the houne of Sarah Ooss, at Lexington, Col. Breekinrldge had arranged that he should send a telegram to the school purporting to come from her mother, which he did. 'Did the relations which you have testified to with Col. Hreckinridgc continue after the 2«th of April, 1893?" inquired Mr. Carlisle, that being the date of the secret marriage to Mrs. Wing. "They did, up to and including the 17th day of May, 1808, which was the last time I saw CoL Breckinridge," she Bald, and was about to make further explanations when the defendant's lawyers interposed objections. After these passages the sparring- between Mr. Bntterworth and the young womai» was resumed where it hsd been dropped Friday. Many detailed questions concerning her early life, her studies, aunueinents, friends and ambitions were asked, to all of which She returned replies th-.it could have [fiven no comfort to her opponents. 8ho Wanted to Write, Her early ambition had been to write, Miss Pollard declared, and Col. Breckinridge had told her that she had wonderful talent in that line. She had also desired to teach. "Do you know the value of character for a teacher?" Mr. Butterworth asked. "Most assuredly I do. Never so much as to-day," cumo the prompt reply! "but all this was swept away by one act." Further on she explained that she understood the requirements for good character in a woman were the same as Lu a man. The next few replies were delivered In a tear-broken voice, and she seemed to bo on the point of breaking down. As Mr. Butterworth went on to press her for her reasons for leaving her aunt in Pittsburgh when a girl the crying increased. She told Mr. Butterworth that she wanted to answer him satisfactorily, but he seemed "so exasperating." In the course of the inquiry about her early aspirations and her readings, she said that the day she had met Col. Breckinridftc at the seminary she had been reading "The Gates Ajar," by Elizabeth Stuart Phelps. Hooki of Her Youth. "I understand you to Bay that you had read no literature which could not be put in the hands of a modest girl?" the cross-examiner asked. "9ne moment," interposed M,r. Wilson, proceeding to arguo that this peculiar line of questioning had been pursued so far, so continuously and so repeatedly that it was becoming oppres- give. Mr. Butterworth said: "The plaintiff has put in her character here as the main point of issue. She has surrounded herself so far with an atmosphere of perfect purity." He wanted learn whether she had carried on me lino of reading which would naturally suggest inquiry about certain lines of lit" which would strengthen her to resist temptation or imbue a tendency to compromise with the approaches of evil. "There are three parties to this suit," he concluded, "the plaintiff, the defendant, the public." ObJoctloiM SUHtuloeil, It was not the lino of questioning but the repetition-of.it to which he objected, Mr. Wilson urged, and the court sustained him. ; • .-wore you old enough to take care ol yourself at «><» Weslffyan seminary?" •was th* ft«t question. "Yeivfir .1 wal t he answer, but after it had been made Mr. Wil«on proceeded to object that it WM not age or_re§4inii uporl whlcn stress was maue, ou it depended upon "who approached with silvery tongue." Tlio Publla KciirlmuDded. This allusion to the well-known sobriquet of the Kentucky orator provoked an audible laugh, which caused Judge Bradley to rap on his desk with a sharp reprimand. "I want the public to understand that this is not a show," he said. "1 am sorry so many think it their duty to coinu here, and if there is any demonstration of approval or snickering I will order the room to be cleared." Time Hock HurrlttKO. There was much questioning as to whether she knew certain persons in Bridgeport, Ky., where she had stopped in 1882 and 1S8S. Some of the names sho did not remember, others she recalled, among them Alexander Julian, the blind man, with whom the defense will endeavor to prove Miss Pollard retired at a country house sifter a mock marriage. Then Miss I'ollan! prwiH'ilud to explain tiie o.ircumsiances of the visit to Sijuire KinsKv's linusi', on which the story of the mock murri.-.ge with Julian was" bused, declaring that, to thi- best, oT her kiuuvli'upv nothing H'uu a HJOL'k 1 marri;if,'o li.-nl la'tcn place. Her uncle C forge, who is still living, and with whom her mother lives, was with her that day. SUGAR TAX INCREASED. Turiir am lt«t«iy to itu .Suimilttcil 10 tiu< l-'ull .Scimtr Committi'o. "WASIII.NOTOH, March jy.—The democratic members of the senate on finance have completed their work on the tariff bill. The principal change is in the sugar schedule, and that has been modified so as to take into account the color as well as the polarization of. sugar. This will add one-eighth of a cent per pound on the color test so as to insure to the refiner tnis much protection. This is In accordance with the original intention nl the committee, but it has been claimed that the bill as at first reported to the full committee would discriminate against the refiners. It U understood that the bill will be amended so as to make positive declara, tion for the abrogation of the reciprocity treaty made under the McKin» ley act. It is also probable that the clause in the bill abrogating thu Hawaiian treaty will be stricken out. These, together with the restoration of ln"e present law, regarding the tax on domestic cigars, will be the principal changes made. The lead ore duty and whisky tax, as 1 well as the duty plii.ced upon coal and iron ore, will remain as placed in tho bill by the democratic members. Thera will bo a few changes in the fruit schedule, and 'a low minor articles which were taken from the free list and made dutiable will bo restored to tho free list. The democratic members of the finance committee submitted their amendments to the tariff bill to the republicans at 2 p. m. SITUATION AGAIN CRITICAL. Commliiiloner* Orr and Martin WU1 Not Abide t>T » Supreme Court OecUlon. DENVER, Col., March 18.—Gen. Mo- Cook on Sunday withdrew the federal troops from this city to Fort Logan. The situation is still critical, for Orr and Martin, acting on the advice of their co.unsel, declare they will not be governed by the opinion of the supreme court, but will iasist on holding office until a decision is obtained in a regular manne* In the case pending in the district court. Their attorneys, Wells, Taylor & Taylor, hare definitely decided they would not take part in the argument, and the hearing, they say, will be ex parte and not binding. It is even doubtful if the supreme court will give an answer to the questions submitted by the governor. In that event the governor may renew his attempt to clean out the police department by force. DRSVKB, Co)., March 18.—About 11 o'clock a. in. after a conference by telephone with Adjt Gen. Tarsney, in charge of the slate militia at Cripple Creek, Gov. Walte issued an order calling all the troops to their homes. Gen. Tarsney advised the governor that after a careful canvass of the situation he was satisfied that the county authorities at Cripple Creek could cope with the situation and that the interference of the state militia authorities was not needed. . DEATH OF A VETERAN. Commodore Whiting, of the N»TT, 1-aiim AW»T. 4 JJBW Yojut, March 19.—Commodore William D. Whiting, retired, of the United States navy, died at 4 a, m. Death was tho indirect result of being rim over by a cab at Broadway and Thirty-fourth street last January. Tho shock of the accident developed into Bright'* disease, the cause of death. Commodore Whiting was retired from the navy in 1881 on account of failing eyesight- He afterwards became almost totally blind. The commodore was one of the officers connected with Perry's expedition to Japan, and it was sald'that ho was the first officer in the fleet to set foot on Japanese soil. He was born in 1824, __ Cheap Bat* far Veteraoi. NEW YORK, March 19,—Eastern road* have announced a rate of a cent a mil* for the Grand Army encampment »t Pittsburgh in September. , WILL BE READY. Oov, McKinley Does Not Fear Trouble with Coiey's Hosts, Prepared to Act in Case of an Emergency—The Army May Be Resisted in Penntylvania. OX COXEV. COI.UMUUB, U.. March 19.— Whether Coxoy and his army at peace, if one is gathered, can be legally (suppressed as a public menace before they start from Massillon on the journey to Washington next Sunday Is a question on which Gov. McKinley was induced to talk, Hum^li with evident reluctance. However, whec seen, Gov. McKinley asked n number of questions about the tinny Rchcme. He -minted to know if Gov. I'iittison had boon appealed to or would lake an; cogni/.ruiet.' of the case. The ffovernor was decidedly loiUh to talk about the alVuir. Hi- said: >'o CnuM- Tor Alurm. ••] lave lie.-m! MB fe:ir» exprcwil by anybody. Hi'iilly .' ilo nut UeJi«;vr :b.i:."i! In the !<-aM «U8C ror iiliivin. Siinily you <lo pot llilii'ii Unit » hu-ire iiumlu.T of nn-n wli: jfliilinr and march Jo •Wiirihin.tuiii? Th" civjniry wonlJ no: support tlii'lll. li<:sl<l(!l 1 rairtnun o'liiU I'Jisy wouiU accomplish 1" WiishiiiRton if Uiey col tbere. Tbo wliolu thhn; is too visionary. Jt an emergency ;uw<: I would meet it promptly." (uiv. Mi'Kinley intends to ffo to Minneapolis this week, and will be out of thu state when tlic army bog-ins its march next Sunday. Under the Ohio laws the absence of the governor would not make much difference, for the mayor of Massillon or the sheriff of Stark county could order out the Eighth regiment if the soldiers were needed. Local militia in Ohio can be called out without a request to the jfovcrnor. may be added that the members of the regiment expect to have some work. In the JSuckeye state the militia is frequently called out on slighter provocation than in Pennsylvania, Striking Miner • to Join. MASSILLON, O., March 19.— Comman dcr Coxey and Liout. Browne were in town Saturday. They had spoken the night before at Trotter's Hill, a min ing camp which is now sorely racked by a'strike. Five hundred miners were at the meeting 1 . With scarcely an ex neption the men indorsed the common weal march to Washington and many of them assured the speakers that they would accompany the expedition. FoeliDt- in r«nn»ylviuil». There is grave apprehension that the army will meet with trouble in Pennsylvania. The column will move through one ot the most depressed industrial districts in the state, and it is firmly believed that the army will bo joined by thousands of idle men before it reaches Pittsburgh. The mayor of Beaver Falls, a town through which the army is scheduled to pass, hfcs publicly declared that he will stop the column the instant it swings into his territory. He argues that the army will be nothing more nor less than a band of vagabonds, without discipline or conscience. To bring- such an army Into Beaver Falls, he says, would be the crowning misfortune of a town which has been paralyzed for a year or more by industrial conflicts. On the other hand the village of Economy, a rich communistic community, through which the army is to pass after leaving Beaver Falls, has offered to feed and shelter the com- monwealers for a day. The offer comes from one of the wealthiest men of the town and is indorsed by a score of citizens. It is the belief of the men who look upon the pilgrimage in a conservative way that this army will be so unwieldy after it enters Pennsylvania that It will slip away from the control ol Commander Coxey' and become a noiny, pilla/f- ingmob, preying upon the hencoops and smokehouses of farmers and inviting and eventually receiving a stern reception from the troops of the state. naug-hten of &• Ref-lment. Numerous applications have been received from enthusiastic women who wish to join the common weal. Gen. Coxcy has decided that his army must not entangle itself with women. "If if were an ordinary military campaign," he says, "wo might use our women sympathizers as curses, but we expect no bloodshed, and under such circumstances a nurse would be an expensive luxury." Lowell L. Marvin, of Falroouth, Ky., proposes to join the army with 200 men, and C, O'Brien, of Lagro, Ind.. promises to be present with 000 of the unemployed. Will Gov. 1'attUoo Stop Them? Saturday several letters rescued Coxey and Browne from various, parts of Pennyslvania saying that Oov. Pattl- son has ordered Sheriff John Moon, of Green county, to meet the army on the state line and read the riot act. Th» general at once wired the governor and received the following reply, which h« •egards as highly noncommittal: "Tbo sheriff of Green county knows hi» daw and I have no douut will fully , perform every requirement of tho law.* _ ^ _ Glanwi^kcn i"»i« °« «« water. ANDEBSOX, Ind., March 19. -The 300 employes of the Pendleton window glass factory went on strike at noon Saturday because the company would not furnish them ice water w drink. Th« -comply threatens to block tJw flres. _ _ . ___ FEOM HOOSIERDOM. Telegraphic News of Interest to India nianu. Sin- charges cruel to her, her and pul- siic has seen late refused to S»}-« He !H*<J« Her Xft Sturn. LEBANON, Ind., March !».— Mrs. Minnie B. Kiser, a society woman of this city, presented through her attorney* Saturday a petition for a divorce from her husbund. that he has been frequently (.lapping ling her hair until stars; that lie has of accompany her to church or places ol amusement. This court giantod an order restraining the defendant from disposing of his property until the case i* tried. The parties were married in- K;4:ind lived in an elegant rosidenc* Hour the c-ity. II or husband. Cmu-gO W. Kisur, :;•> ;i man of a rcjmtud £reat wealth. ______ lii<-i-iiili:irii-« C:i«Blit '" ' '"• A '' 1 - I'j-.uv. IniL, Mareli '.'A — Tim mystery surriiiindinir tin- hutrn.ihirv lires in this I'ily for tin- hist two iinmth>, by which thoiisandi, of ilullar*' worth of v>rop- ci-.y Inis been dCMlroye-1, was solved S:itu.'il:iv ni^-lit. William Koob and John Ooalil, boys about -0 years of age, wen; iliscovereil setting lire !<) u. ]argr« buiiiling in tin: business pui-lion of the town. They were captured, and havo eonfesse.d to having started all the lires. Dime novels and dissipated habits a.r<! said to be responsible for lha ucts of the boys. _ New Trial for J';irker urnl McAfee. I.NDIAX.U'OI.IH, Ind., March ID.— Judge. Cox, of the criminal court, granted a change of venue Saturday in the case of barker and McAfee who were once sentenced to be hanged for the murder ol Druggist Eystcr, but. who were granted a new trial by the suprenn court- The case was sent to Johnson county for trial. Prosecutor Holtzman announces that he will follow the cas« 10 Johnson county and give it his pei» bonal attention. ____ I'rouiiio of H LarK* Gathering. PERU, Ind., March ;9.— The fourth annual convention of the Christian Endeavor societies of the Seventh district, consisting of the counties of Miami, Howard, Grant and Wabafih, will bo held at Marion, Jnd., March 23 and 34. Specia.1 arrangements have been made for the entertainment and interest ol delegates and visitors, nearly 3,000 oi . whom have signified their intention ol atteudiug. Dr. H. A. HunMn Ul»»pp»»r«. HAMMOND, Ind., March 19.— Dr. H. A. Danseu, well known in medical circles throughout Indiana and Illinois, left this city a month ago on a professional call to Chicago. Since then he hoi not been seen or heard from. He had g. large sura of money a few day» before his disappearance, olle left * wife aud family and it is feared thai he has been murdered. » Compromised on lh» Dead Rooiter. GROWS POINT, Ind., March 19.— Sens/- tor Kopelka has accepted $1.00 as payment in full for his dead $50 rooster, and the question of the legal right to shoot trespassing chickens remains unsolved. Frank Krinbill, who shot th« senator's chicken, agreed to settle on this basis, the senator to pay the cost* of the suit up to this time, and his offel was accepted. _ An Indian Ulrl Abducted. W ABASH, Ind., March 10.— Vina Godfrey, an Indian giri, aged 18, was abducted from the home of Francis Ki» men at Peoria, near this city, by Dick Ilipshire, who recently cam* to this Ti- cinity from Ohio, and Ed Polk, employed near Peoria. Oliver Kismen WM in Wabash Saturday trying to obtain i trace of. the girl _ KDlfhti of XatlopuL LA POBTB, Ind., March 19.— A conft dential circular received in this citj announces the organization of tbi Knights of National Rights, with st*t« headquarters at Indianapolis. Judges, lawyers, bankers and editors »r« nol eligible to membership, but c»n bi voted toe privileges of the organization. Hal Two Wi»««. RICHMOND, Ind., March 19.— F»»nfc \V. Penning, of this city, was exposed Sunday as a bigamist, and his case will be investigated by the courts. Th« authorities are in possession of letteri and testimony that show that he has I wife and child living at Belleville, I1L, whom he married seven years ago. A Social Crumder Stoned. COLUJIBUS, Ind., March 19. —Rev. J. H, Warren, a minister at Belmont Brown county, was pelted with eg-gi and stones Friday night ilr. Warren has denounced the social condition ol the commuuity in a series ot sermom and the assault was the result. UU are not known. i Another IK'<lj <"» tho Track,. VAJ.PAKAISO, ln<i., March 19.—Another body has been fonml on thi Michigan Central track's near Tolle* ion, this time a man. There was notli- ing to identify him. riayoit with Fire. IIuxTiSGTox, Ind-i March 10.—Julii Hurley was burned to death here. Sh« was playing with fire in a field when her clothing eautfht fire. Slot Machine* ConOm»ted. RICHMOND, Ind., March 19.—All th« •lot machine* in town wero confi»o»t«xl J by the authorities here Sunday M b*>' in? eambllnif device*.

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