Logansport Pharos-Tribune from Logansport, Indiana on March 22, 1894 · Page 1
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MARCH 22, 1894. WORLD'S FAIR ART PORTFOLIO COUPON. G ooopoiu of different d»t« and 10 ceott Kocnrwi the current number of Art Fortfol- loit. See aanrtlxenient.; VOL. XIX. LOGANSPORT, INDIANA. THURSDAY MORNING, MARCH '22.1894. NO. 70. Our Spring Display as a Picte! Wo have made a strenuous effort to crown this season with the lovlicst stock we ever had We are well sa+isfied that vour verdict will be that ours is the V handsomest and newest stock in all the country round How great has been our success \ve will leave you to judge when you come and let us unfold to your won dering eyes tlie immense riches of our treasury of mer chandise. The Richest New Dress Goods The Nobbiest New Silks in Wash Silks, In Linens In Satteens, In Silk Ginghams, In Pongees, In Batistes, In Bewildering Profusion. In Challies, In Dimities, In Imperial Heps, In Japanese Fabrics, In Chinese Fabrics, In Silk Waists, In Domestics of grade, We Stand Pre-Eminently First. Our Hosiery Stock is Most Complete, Ask our customers; they know, and they will tell you 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 I Are by far the lovliest shown in many seasons. ' Every •oddity, every norelty, every dainty that it is possible to Iget has been secured 1 Every market in the world has (contributed its share of beauty. You Will Fall in Love § g Tith our beautiful Jackets and Capes. Ourjprices are correct, in fact, very low. We Are Honest In all our dealings aad there is^othing in our house that Is not reliable. If you are not already one of our army If customers, we think that a knowledge of our %deal- jngs will make you one. Vie would be pleased to have you loin the ranks. Why not join the shrewd buyers? WILER & WISE. Hive. 315|Fourth St, HER STORY TOLD. The Plaintiff Bests Her Case in the Pollard-Breckinridge Trial. The Defense Opens with a Statement of the Kentuckian's Side of the Disgraceful Affair. NKVEB I'AIB BHODKS, WASHINGTON, March «!.— Madeline Pollard's face showed lines ol worry ttud e.vidunoes tlmt she had passed a sleepless night when sliu appeared in court, Mr. JHitterWorth bi^pan by inquiring if Miss Pollard had thti contract with James llhodes, to which she replied that the contract had bi-en ffiven to Rhodes. There never haU beou u settlement, but iu ..SS5 she had given him a, note for three times the amount ho had advanced for her ooliuij, 1 hud never paid Mr. Rhodes, because I never .had any money to pay anybody anything 1 ," she said. "What was the fact :iboiit your adopting the name of Urcckinridge?" asked Mr. liutterworth. 'When 1 first used the name Mr. Breckinrid(fe and 1 talked it over, lie said 1 miffht use the name and 1 had my card plate made within 1SSO or '80." The J'laliitlH licit ». After u few more questions Mr. But- terworlh announced thai lie was thvoUj*!: with his cvoss-oxamination, and the plaintiff's counsel said their case rested. The plaintiff had been under cross- lire for two days and over, during 1 which every phase of her case had been reviewed n .every lifht, but her t attor- noys did uot ecessary to . strengthen or explain any of her state ments by redirect, cxu.i2iinal.iiin. They had in reserve other witnesses and atn- davits, but these they did not use. DuTimav Opeim. There was a rustling in the lircckin- ridgo <'ami> of conversation and docu- uen'-s, after which Attorney Butter- vorth iisked'for ;i few moments for his side for consultation. The Jirockit:- jfC forces were in retirement twenty iiinntes. Then t'ol. John T. .Shelby, lie Ijexiujjton (Ky.) law partner of Jol. lireekinridfiv, faced tin: jury to outline the defense. While the case \viis .cchnicaily one for breach of promise, H: said, it included a wider r-cope. "I ni\ authorized by the defendant to ,ay," ho contained, "and it will be cor- •oborated by his solemn oath, that ho lid not ruin the plaintiff that it icver was made known to him that she ever had any children by him until, tho iling of this suit last August, nor did 10 ever under any circumstances make uny promise of marriage to her," Tlio Defence Outlined. The defense did uot intend, he said, o condone whatever was wrong in t-he elatious oJ the two, and it was only >y the truth the defendant wanted o bo judged. Outlining what would >t tho defense, lie stated that Pollard had accosted Col. llreck- uridpe on the train, before which time 10 had never seen her; that he lad supposed he ought to know her having readied that time of life when le was forgetful of faces). She in- reduced herself, Raid her father was a •real admirer of John C. llreckinridge ,nd had named her after him. Several veeks afterward the letter asking ad•ice as to her relations with llhodes iad been received. lie hiul answered t, telling her the legal aspects of the ontract to which ho had replied fully. AukeU film t" Vjult HIT, After that he received the letter, the .uthenticity of which Miss I'ollard had lenied, but which would be fully iroved, asking him to come to the cminary. He had written that ho ould not come. She had writ- en a letter -urging him to ome to the Wesleyan college to ee o. her, which he had declined to On August t, 1884 (Friday), he iad been in Cincinnati on business. t ("occurred to him that he had re- eived the request to go to tbe Wesley- college. Having nothing else to he went to the college ilhat »y and saw her. Saw not »n ?norant girl, unacquainted with the ways of the world, for if there was one fact that would be established, t waa that the plaintiff was at least 20 r 21 years of age, and it would be hown by the doctor who officiated at he birth of her next younireBt sister in 865, when the plaintiff waa then a lit- le girl of 3 or 8 years of atfe running bout the house. "When tb.e colonel arrived at tha iu- titution," continued tbe attorney, "she ame into tho parlor and saw him, ex- laloed the contract with Mr. Ehodea, •hlch was that In consideration of hi» ay ing lov her schooling she was o' marry him. She asked if he could ompel her to marry Mm, » sti»nge uestion for an innocent schoolgirl, nd also told him that she had submit- .ed.her person to Mr. Rhodes. He told er tlmt she was not obliged to carry ut tee contract Then she asked him o take her to an entertainment on Wno street and he consented " That Col.,Br.iokinridge hud called a losed carriage that night was denied. tAvas declared that M Us I'ollard had ,ade the proposition thut they ride nstead of going to the concert, and the »wver said that in the course of the ide an illicit relation was ^established. the first night he had visited ner. nit was denied that Col. llreckinridge had sent a telegram to Miss Pollard in the name of her mother to go to Lexington, but when he boarded the train that Friday he found her on it. Without »ny artifices being exercised on his part, a meeting hud been arranged and she herself had proposed that they should go to the house of Sarah Goss. she explaining that she knew tho plnct). It was a matter of mutual agreement, but instead of going there Friday night, Col. HreeUn- vidjfe h*d bunu in Cincinnati Kriday and hud not met her there until Saturday night. Thu relations at Lexington continued, meetings bciiij, r arranged irregularly at Sarah's, and in Vebruary of ISM MLss I'ollard hud left unknown 1o him. The statement that he had written lettuvs from Cincinnati to her mother would be denied, anil the statement that she hud given birth to a child in the foundling asylum near Cincinnati would be disproved by the testimony of Dr. Maty Logan. FLAMES. Five HuuUrod School Children ThrcuU cuml with J)«m.li—.Sevrrul Hurt. EVANSTON, 111., March Ul.—l-'ire do- Btroycd the South Evanston public school at 10:30 o'clock n. in., and in thu pauic that seized the terror-stricken pupils and teachers several children were badly injured. Five hundred g-irls anil boys wore in thu building at tlio time, f:m! it was only by rare good fortune that- scores of them were not burned or trampled to Ueath in the mild rush for the doors. In the excitement following Hie discovery of the lire 11 crowd of pupils ran up to the top floor in a wild endeavor to llee from the ilanies and smoke, and were there hemmed In. Several of them jumped from tins window lodges and \vcve siM'iouMy hurl, 'i'hey arc'. New". 1 !! Slimnuiis, ueutlcul ana sUuuMer illslocntuil: K'.'.u S:«i;ri. ICh' broken: Percy Br;iu- loy. lilp (IMooitocl unil inturr.nl injuries: UsllHT Dimleti, 716 Kvtm.slun nvcnue, jumped froii; third-story window, IK-HI! uucl shoulders InJurcJ; Lucy lluilob'.i 1 , -•'« \Vv»!oj SVTO.H. fcuini! unconscious on tl»: iliirc! Hour, burned about liCiiil ami t;ict:: O.irr'.i: .Johnson, Kil Wi!*ley avi-iiur, buri.iid ii'jout liumls :uul injured, by '.iiha'.lni? smolii! 1 . 1'V.Lii 1 ,; Julinsnu. t'.re'.r.an, hcrul cut tjy brolicu Klas.-c Samiii'l Miic'.i, injiin!il by falling liiiibci'. The lui ruing building was surrounded by n crowd of agpni/eil men anil women whose children were in danger :uul who added to the intense excitement by striving to break through the police lines to rescue the imprisoned little ones. The scene about the burning building was appalling. The liremen wero endeavoring to lift ladders to the windows, while tlio parents in the yard and .streets about the schoolhouse were shouting to the children clinging to the windows to bang- on or go back and descend the stairs. Finally a boy stood up in a third-story window and jumped to 'Jie gronmi, +0 feet below. It was Xeweli Simmons. Uo fell on his shoulder and was picked up senseless. Almost immediately afterward Esther Burden leaped from an adjacent window on the same floor. The Sagert girl struck squarely on her feet and sank to the ground with a shriek of. paiu. 1'hysicians say that her right leg is broken and that she may have sustained serious Internal injuries. COXEY WILL SURELY START. IIli Army Will Take the Hcrnd HunrUy— Suppllon I'romlaeil- MA.SSILI.OX, 0., March 21.—The skeptic-t who have doubted whether Coxey und Browne really intend to start for Washington with an army of unemployed men to petition congress to pass legislation proposed bv Coxey are beginning ts be- lievofrom the preparations being made by these, men that they at least are going to start. At Coxey's farm at haul's station all is hurry and bustle. Men are- overhauling and painting wagons lor commissary and baggage. Supplies that are received are quartered in the circus tent which Is to be used as a shelter along the Hne RUIN BY FLOOD. Remarkable Fall of Rain in Several Southern States. OF COXEY'S ABMT. of march. The outside of this tent contains large cartoons relative to the cause. Coioy receives an abundance of mail each day. Burgess & Co., manufacturers ol china and tea »«t», of East Liverpool, write to ask what Is needed and state their willingness to donate a good share of whatever may be desired. Canton parties wrote offering their services, Charles Jenkins, of Snodes, O., offers an abundance of potatoes, corn meal, fionr and milk, and will meet army at Alliance, 0. A Fall's man agrees and wagon to do commissary work in that district upon the army's arrival, and offers a park that will accommodate 8,000 to bold a mass meeting 1 the Sunday o& t lle commonweal's arrival. A. Q. 'Evans, of Jackson, Mich., telegraphs that he will arrive Easter with 219 men, and A. and J, L. Gay, of Bradford, Pa., wire that they. will furnish a team, 10,000 loaves of rye bread, and 800 bushel* the Beaver to furnish a horse Many Plantations Uuder Water, Causing Great Loss to -Farmers- Snow in the Far West. HDCU DAMAOK HKfil.XTS. MEMPHIS, Tenn., March 21.—-The damage to property in the Mississippi valley by storms and llnodx during the last three days is beyond calculation. Bridges have been washed away, houses wrecked, railroad tracks displaced, farm land has been spoiled, especially in the bottoms, ami crops hove been delayed where before every prospect for an early and highly favorable season for farmers and planters was anticipated. The precipitation at Memphis reached about s inches. There are eleven railroads entering Memphis, and every one of them has been subjected to washouts. Two miles of the track of the Chesapeake iV, Ohio and Southwestern railroad were swept away at the Hatchie river, 7 miles uortli of Memphis. The St. Louis & Southwestern and the Tennessee Mid- laud each reports washouts, while the, track of the former is submerged for several miles in White river swamp. Never So Hiffli Itvfura. HOT tfj'iusus, Art;.. March 21.—The high water record of theOtiachita river has been broken by the incessant rain- tall for the past live days. Every small mountain stream has been converted into u. roaring river, while the Ouachita, is sweeping everything in its path. No trains have yet moved on the Hot Springs railroad, as the track is still under water to the depth of nearly S feet where it runs near the river. There is no telling when trains will move, as the river is still raging and an old river man ::ays it will continue to rise, lie says tlie river is now y feet, higher than it lias been in fortj- years, and he is doubtless correct. 1 urmK fuller \Vatnr. The Gaines farm, at Lawrence station, on the Hot Springs railway, is under watur, and tin; old Games resilience, which has blood there for nearly tifty years, is inundated. Never before has the water been high enough to touch tins house, which is conclusive proof that the river is higher than it has been in lifly years. The ferryboat.- along the river have been swept, away and all farms in the bottoms have been left as barren as a bald prairie. The extent of the damage is at this time incalculable and cannot b estimated nnli'i the Hood recedes. Here in the city the gutters and sewers were inadequate, and water overflowed the sidewalks and filled the cellars ol several large establishments, doing- much damage to goods stored therein. In TenucMoo. CHATTANOOGA, Tenu., March 21.— The tail of a cyclone struck this place Tuesday afternoon and wrecked number of buildings. The wind was followed by a terrific rail! and hail storm which flooded the streets and smashed windows and skylights. In the vicinity of Poplar Grove and Marvel, Ark., the cyclone wrecked a dozen or more farmhouses and scattered the debris over the country for miles around. In LoQiil»u». NKTV OBLEANS, March 21.—A heavy storm prevailed throughout the southern section of the state Monday night and in the vicinity of New Orleans. Advices from the country are to the effect that no serious damage was don» and no lives are reported lost. The big Texas & Pacific elevator at Westwego was struck by the storm and badly damaged. The loss on the elevator ts 120,000. Some damage was done along the river. Storm* In tli* We*t. DKNVKB, CoL, March 81.—The snowstorm which visited Colorado Tuesday night continues, accompanied by » light wind. The temperature UM fallen from 10 to 26 degrees throughout the west, but in this city is not much below the Ireeiinjf point. The storm ia general throughout the state, Wyoming, northern Kansas and Nebraska, eastern Utah and a portion of New Mexico. Stock, will not suffw unless it turns much colder than it U now. Railway traffic U not interrupted. Mlllloni of ftlii for tb« JU*«». EBIK, Pa., March81. —Superintendent Douglass, of the whiteflsh' hatchery, hM placed «0,000,000 fry In th« waters of Lake Erie at this port He will pnt in the balance of the hitch, 0,000,000. this week. Itiahls intention then to secure from Port Clinton andSandusky about M.000,000 pickerel eggs for hatching for the lake and interior streams. These will hatch in about ten days after being placed in the jars. A Famnui Salt Ended. CHICAGO, March 21.—The last act in the famous superior court world's fair injunction suit has been performed. Upon the presentation of a stipulation made by counsel in the case Judge Stein dismissed the suit without costs. The World's Columbian exposition, which was defendant in the suit, also released all claims for damages against Charles W. Clingmau. Chief BreHnan, of the Chicago police, hai declared war against the nickel : Sn- tbe-slot machines where money U offered u the prixe. WITHIN OUR BORDERS. Information of Especial Interest tft Indl&nlana Great Good Done by » Revival. WlsDPAM., Ind., March '2!. — A powerful revival is now in progress in th« Methodist church in this place. The meeting has been in progress about eight weeks. About 150 persons havo professed conversion, 103 have joined the church, in which all classes am represented, among whom are some of the most substantial business men ol the place and vieiuity and some of the hardest characters of the town. Th« two licensed saloons of the place have about suspended business for want of custom. The meeting is being carried on by the minister ia charge, lluv. A. A. Turner, assisted bv Rev. Milton Cox and others. It is generally/ conceded that there has been more good accomplished by this meeting- than at any other meeting ever held in the place before. _ St'iiimtlonul Suit AK&IUAI A Uftlik. ISDiANAi'oi.is, Ind., March 21. — A suit was entered in the federal court Tuesday which contains some new and rather startling- allegations regarding the manner in which vhe business of tlie Indianapolis national bank was transacted on the eve of its failure. The complainant is the .Standard Uil company, ol Kentucky- The agent of the company deposited over Ji.OOO with Mr. Haughey live minutes before the bank closed, and af Mr it had closed Haughey paid out large sums of money to favorite depositors who had received secret information about the bank. This will alter much litigation now pending. Vandal* JCob a Corner Slou». COLUMBIA CITY, Jnd., March 31. — Unknown vandals blew the cornerstone out of a German Lutheran church near her Monday night for the purpose of stealing the money supposed to be con- eealed there. Dynamite was used and the church was badly damaged. The noise of the explosion aroused l:'arme* William Hopmeycr, who took his shotgun and reached the scene in time to seare the robbers into a neighboring swamp, when they escaped. When tlie robbers found thai, tlie stone ouly contained a few papers, a liymnbook and a liible they wen: so enraged that they tore the liiule into fragments. 1'rovemeil a MurtK'r. MUSCIK, Ind., March 21.— Last weeii two women had a fihtic encounter in the colored JJaptist, church because a mother attempted to kiss her daughter who was with its step-mother. Monday eight another scene was caused there by Charles .Mitchell going into the church after his wife with revolver in, hand. Mitchell is a prize fighter and the woman left him because of his failure to provide for her. She had accompanied Charles Clark, a barber.. Mitchell swore he would kill both ol them, but Rev. liumly leaped from tb« pulpit and disarmed him, called the police and then resumed his sermon, A My»t«rlou» Toltgrfim. IXDIASAPOLIS, lud., March 21.— Inquiry among the laboring men and the unemployed of this city fails to discover anyone who will assume responsibility for the telegram sent to Agitator Coxey Monday aight and signed by A. P. Vork, saying that 1,100 unemployed will join the agitator in his march OD Washington. The city directory g-lvei no one by the name of A. I". York, and the name was no doubt assumed by tha sender to conceal his identity. Iron and Steel Worker! Meet. TEBIIR HAUTE. Ind.. March 21. — Delegates representing district No. 8, Amalgamated Association of Iron and Steal Workers, met here Tuesday night SL Louis, East St. Louis, Muncie, Brazil and Terre Uauto lodges were represented. This ia the first district meeting that has been held in tea years. The action ol the convention is secret, but it is known that the wage question was seriously considered. ___ TO Correct H liter/. CBAWFOBBSVILLE, Ind.. March 31.— Gen. Wallace and the survivors of the Third division, of the army of, Tenne* see are to march over their route a| Shiloh to dispute charges made in history. ____^_ Caufbt In • Shafting. MABION, Ind., March 3). —Milton Lookridge, employed at the Crosby paper mill, was caught in a shafting. II is arm was crushed into a pulp and both logs were broken. Rt«pp*d Into Spao*. MuNcr*, Ind., March 31.— Grocer Ely St«pp got out of bed while asleep Monday night, openened a door and stepped off into space. Be fell 16 feet and wae seriously injured. A Uurjlar ., Ind., March 21.— Jessie Sprunce, arrested at Hartford City for burglary, escaped with handcuffs from John Wood in this city Tuesday. Kept an Opium Den. INDIANAPOLIS, Ind.. March 21.— Moy Lee was fined »300 Tuesday for keeping an opium den in the rear of his laundry in this city. __ Attempted Harder. LEBASOV, Ind., March 21.— An unknown man attempted to assassinate Chief of Police Oden in this city Tuesday. _ Joseph iLeurenmarlc, champion high direr of the world, died at San FraD.- cUco.

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