Logansport Pharos-Tribune from Logansport, Indiana on March 23, 1894 · Page 5
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Logansport Pharos-Tribune from Logansport, Indiana · Page 5

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DUNLAFS Celebrated Hats. Stiff, Soft and Silk. SPRING STYLES! DEWENTER, THE HATTER. OBSERVE! The announcement of Tucker &Young THE PEARL ST. TAILORS. Their New Spring g Goods are ready for in- g spection. Special attention is called to their $20.00 suits made to order. Yours Truly, "PUCK." PUREST „ 'AND BEST LESS TH AH HALF THE; PRICt OF OTHtR BRANDS -fPOUNDS,20* -!• HALVES.IO* QUARTERN* SOLD IN CANS DAILY JOURNAL FRIDAY MORN ING. MARCH 23. Every deparment at tbe Bee Hive is now complete. Great variety kid gloves and fabric gloves by the thousands, at special prices for Easter.—Trade Palace. Men should make their Easter pur chase of Patterson, he gives you a floral souvenir with every purchase. My Chicago trimmer has anivei. Ladies, if I did not suit you last sea eon in trimming, I can now, as I have changed trimmers.—Mrs. Bruggeman, A half dozen tramps wore yesterday wrested and placed In jail on SUB- ploion of being parties to the shooting incident in which policemnn Baker figured so conspicuously tbe night before. That officer upon being called upon to lock over tbe gang was not able to recognize »ny of the crowd as tbe fellows who shot at him at such dangerously close range Wednesday night. That he had a narrow call during the lively fussllade was dem onitrated yesterday when upon look- Ing over his unifo-m he found that a bullet had mashed the second button of his coat. This was indeed a narrow escape: The second button of a coat represents on the body which it covers » very vital spot, the perfora- tlon of which by cold lead in not at any stage a desirable thing. As the matter stands Policeman Beker Is con- elf thai he is allre to his exciting brush >dnesd»y night THE DEER CUEEK II RIDGE It Proven lobe »• B«d B MeaJ an the tell Tho Journal regrets to see the the County Commissioners and the Auditor mixed up in such quostiona blu transactions as the Davis bridge swindle and the Jackson township bridge juggle. Last Saturday tho Commissioners notified some of the local contractors tbat they would receive bids on the stone work for a bridge over Deer Creek in Jackson township. The specifications called for oolitic stone and on those specifications August Sieltz was^the lowest bidder by $2 per yard. About the time the bids were to be opened Mr. Gleltz heard that the Commissioners would accept outside bids, and calling at the office asked Auditor Helvlo if this was true. ••Yes, that Is so," replied the Auditor, None of tie other bidders heard anything of it but Mr. Gloltx asked what they were figuring on and was told that they were figuring on Williams port sand stono. He put in a bid on that sandstone at $9.76 par yard, itone to run from 10 to 20 inches in thickness. This is the only proper sixe for sandstone in work of that kind as everybody knows. The Pan Handle Company will not allow a stone of any kind over 24 Inches in its work. When the bids were opened Mr. Gloit}'. was called in and asked if he would, uso stone 16 to 30 Inches for tbe same figure. Ho replied, "Ol course, I will," and wrote on his bid that agreement. Anybody that knows anything about stonework knows tbat that is too large a sandstone to use in work of that character. He also knows tbat stone of that slae oan be handled and put in about 50 cents per yard cheaper than the 10 to 20 stone on account of the way it counts up. The Commissioners did not call for new bids, but at the last moment accepted an outside bic for a different kind of stone and gave tho contract to the outside man over the bid of a home man. The • •outside man" was the man employed to act as engineer in ibe examination of the bridge bids who gave the bridge to tho Lafayette Bridge Compan/ The tirm quarrying tbe Williamsport stone usually furnishes tbe bond for the Lafayette bridge company. It was the worst kind of a deal, and the Commissioners cannot clear their skirts by any such lame excuse as the Pharos publishes. Mr. Gleitz ohaU lenged the Pharos to publish his bid complete and the facts. Lovely, is what they all say, of the new shades of kid gloves. Specla Enter sale at the Trade Palace. same Irenlew HO, HO, AND HE, HE. To Think ol' tl«« ttanl or lt!-TU« Pliaron, U'liU'h Attempted tit Hup pi-rim Ilio lulorinailon TliRt There IV«M an Abnuditnco ol' OAH Ac^imt'M tftio Journal of Mii>pri-«hlui: the Clly Itepurt. The Journal suppresses nothing. Facts arts fuels and as euch arc given to tbe public. When there was plenty of £af> the Pharos suppressed iho fact and attempted to create the .repression tbat gas bad given out. The Journal slated factn. Tho Pharos now accuses the Journal of suppressing facts in tho interest of a democratic council. Why should it? Echo answers "why?" The Pharos says: It Is said tho Journal has a report covering tbe past nine months and that it refuses to publish it. Tho Journal does not know of any aw requiring a nine-months report. The law requires monthly reports and an annual report May first, of each year. But them tuny have been such a report. Who knowt? Wednesday evening the clerk made two reports, a report for January and another report. Tho records failed to showrepoits for October, November and December and these reports will probably be made. The other report, possibly it was a nine month* report, new departure, wae duly made. Whatever it was it was fiiven to tho Journal reporter and taken from him jy Chairman Dolan of tho Finance Committee to whom it had been referred. Chairman Dolan is a democrat Ho was appointed chairman of tho Finance Committee by Mayor Koad, a democrat. He took tbe report. He bald ' 'I know of no law calling for nine months report. This report vague and indefinite. The Finance committee will at once examine tho Clerk's books and make a full report up to date, that' the people may know what bas boon done. We have nothing to conceal. We will make a full itemized report showing the orders that have been issued, whether fraudulent or otherwise, and the reasons for issuing them. We ask a calm, businesslike consideration of our administration. Councilman Dolan last evening asked tho publication of the follow, ing: STATEMENT. The Clerk's report which was sub. milted last Wednesday night to the Council and which was referred to the Finance Committee for examination bas not been published on account ol the expenses not being properly and specifically set down In the manner they should be, whereby every department would show the money ex pended by it, instead of being com piled together and inadequate. The Finance Committee withheld its publication for a few days until it could have time to examine the books and make a report that would show the money expended In each department separately. This is the reason the report was not published, although the proper time for publication of annual report would be May 1, 1894, which would be the ending of the fiscal year. The monthly reports should be made regularly by the Clerk and Treasurer every month. The present officers have been very dllliirent indoiug BO, and if omissions have been made they have been made without any serious damnge to anyone, as it IB tbe duty of tbeFlnarce Committee to make a report annually about tbe 1st of May. of the conditions of the treasury and outlay for tho year ending- May 1, when all tho monthly nccounts are compared with tbe annual. WM DOI.AN-, Of tho Finance Committee. AUGUSTA SCHMIDT'S TRIAL. The Jury Secured «ud the Opening; statement made for tbe H««te- Vartofttie Evidence In. About 11 o'clock yesterday the efforts of the lawyers in the interesting criminal case of the State of Indi- nna vs. Augusta Schmidt on trial in the circuit court at Kokomo succeeded in making out a jury to try the case. This jury was not .secured, however, until after the special venire had been exhausted and quite a number of others outside the venire had withstood tbe rigid test. The opening statement for the State was made by Prosecuting Attorney F. M. Klstler v;ho reviewed tho case so well known to Journal readers,making an exhaustive resume of the case. About two o'clock the State began the Introduction of witnesses, There '.» a cloud of witnesses on both sides and the caie IB expected to consume tbe time of the court far into next week. Yesterday after- afternoon Coroner Busjahn was on tbe stand for some time giving his evi dence on the finding upon the killing of Oscar Walton by Mrs. Sonmld*. He wae followed by Dr.B. C. Steve.*, who assisted the coroner Jn his, autopsy. Today will be probably the most'interesting day of the trial and will probably conclude th« State's evidence- . . The case ii attracting A great deal Very Latest Styles. SPRING HATS $LOO Wo will save you £2.00 on your purchase, as o'hcr *u,:->. - a-k *:U<.• for identically tho same jtyics and qualities. K.-iiKm &<;.-, » = l ih« latest Spring Styles. Engineer's Plaid Waists 25 cents. Engineer's Bib Overalls 35 cents. Engineers Overalls, without bib, 25 cents. $1 50 Percale Shirts 5Of ents. $1.50 Undershirts and Drawers 50 cents. Red fleece-lined and natural wool Yacht 40 cents. For men, boys and girls. $2,00 Fedora Hats and Derbys $1.00. $1.0O Neckwear, ALL DAY, for 25 cents. Come Today. Caps, blue and tchecks, The Otto Kraus Stores. of attention over at Kokorao. Tbe stuffy little court room over there is more than filled by eager curiosity aeekers, a largo representation of whom are women. The defendant. Mrs. Schmidt, was so well known in Kokomo, her long residence there with her eld aunt, the Baroness Hopper, and her eccentric habits making her figure one of the most conspicuous in that town, consequently her trial is attracting much attention. Surrounding her in the court room are her husband, Charles Schmidt and her several children, the oldest of whom will be the chief witness for the de. fense. _ »OCB NAME IN PRINT. !!••» of»Per»«n«l emrmeunr COM••mine I,o««u«poMer« »M* Their Friend* Mr. F. B. Hurt of Lafayette is in the city. Will Kutfei- of Lafayette is in the city, MlssLottlo Wolford is visiting at Topeka, Kan. J. E. Medary la taking the baths at the Delphi sprinpe. Very Kev. M. E. Campion was at Fort Wayne yesterday. Mrs. X. W. Nichols i* visiting friends at Adarasboro. F.dEatabrook has returned from a pleasant visit through the South. Miss Dessie aiater, of Huntlngton, is vlsiti-ng her unolo, Win. Bopp. Coronoi Buejabn and Dr. B. C. Stevens were at Kokomo yesterday. Miss Emma Hanawalt of Monticello, is visiting friends in the city. Mr. T. N. Harden, of Indianapolis, formerly ol Logansport, is in the city. Miss Mapgin O'Hearn of Chicago, is visiting Mrs. Jwe. Cabill on the South Side. Mr. and Mrs. George Hayes, of Terre Haute, are visiting relatives here. Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Smith, of Crawfordsville, are visiting relatives in the city. Monticello Herald: Samuel Cochrao has moved ' from Logansport to this place. B. F. Lnuman of Kokomo was in the city yesterday the guest of R. B. Whltsett. R, J. Lovaland of Peru, Ind., candi date for Attorney General, was in the city last evening. Abner Seybold of the Trade Pilace, fell from a step ladder in the store yesterday. receiving injuries to his back which will incapaoitate^him for some time. Wb lie the injuries are not of a •erious nature they are of ft sufficiently painful character to bo exceedingly distressing. Howard Stitt, of the W. D. Pratt Ink Company, is home after an extended tour calling on the trade. ttene Cline, who spent the winter with his sister at De Funick Springs, Fla., is expected home today. Mra. May Sebastian and little daughter are visiting her sister, Mrs. Stella McClure at Mt. Clemens. Mich. Mrs. Fred McDermott returned yesterday from Matoon, 111,, where she bad been o»lled by the death of an uncle. R. A. Brown, of the Fracklln Republican, candidate for Clerk of the Supreme Court, was in the city yesterday. Miss Mame Gallagher, cashier at Foley's grocery, is suffering from the effects of a fall at the store yesterday morning. Messis. J. T. Kllioit and J. P. Martin, of the School Borrd, will go to Laporto today to inspect a now scboo! building at that place. Mr. and Mrs. Ed Maurer have re* turned from a winters sojourn al Portsmouth. O., and have resumed housekeeping on Market street. Word has been received here that Walter R. Kendall, a former resident of this place, has been stricken with paralysis at Terre Haute while waiting for a train in the union depot. Of late Mr. Kendall has been enjoying better health than in former years, and his sudden prostration was a ^reat surprise to his friends here. Frank Riley, who received hU appointment as a proof reader in the government printing oftloe a few days ago, departed Wednesday evening for LOOK HERE1 If you want to buy or sell a bouio mJ lot, If you want to buy or sell a farm, If you want to buy or sell a etere, If you want to trade city property for a farm, If you have any cheap houses for gale, Call OD M. M. GORDON, Room No. 1 and 2 Spry Block, Logaunport, Ind. the Capitol city to enter upon the duties ot hit appointment. Be was. accompanied by bio sitter, Miw Anna. Rlley, a»d they will make tbeir roai - dence in Washington. Mrs. W. C. Grindte was afreeablf surprised by about forty «f tbe daugh- ' tore of Rebeckab Wednesday evening at her home on the South Side. The occasion of the surprise wan that ot the 23d anniversary of her birth and the celebration was made very enjoyable. The celebrant received numerous handsome presents as tokens of esteem on the part of ber many friends, _ The modern Way Commends Hsolf to tbe well-info rmei. to do pleasantly and effectually what was formerly done in the crudest manner and disagreeably as well. To cleanse the a* stem and break up cold.-, headaches and fevers without unpleasant after effects, use the delightful liquid laxative remedy. Syrup of Figs. Mr. T«B»»r. Will speak at the railroad Y, M. C. A. rooms next Sunday and takes for hts theme, "If a Man Die Shall he Live Again?" ' ••••• NOW THIS IS A FACT Carl W. Keller & Co., the Merchant Tailors, lead them all In the Spring Trade. LOOK AT T3EIR PATTERNS. Ask any man in the city the way their cloches ara made to fit and then know th« truth. CARL W. KELLER & CO. 311 Market St. \ \

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