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MARCH 28, 1804. WORLD'S FAIR ART PORTFOLIO COUPON. G coupons of different dates and 10 cent* «eoui»s tlie current number of Art Portfolios. See advertisement. VOL. XIX. LOGANSPORT, INDIANA. WEDNESDAY MORNING. MARCH *8.1894. BEBttlVB THE COLD WEATHER And its attending lull in business has given us an opportunity to gain time to assort up our stock of Spring CLOTH (MS Which the Easter week had sadly depleted, M ARE AGAIN READY TO The very latest styles ia light weight Broad cloth, Clay Diagonals, Sicilian aod Moire Silks Bourdon Lace Capes and Goats from f 2 apiece up. In Spring Dress Novelties too, we are showing our second supply in moat dainty efiects at remarkably low prices. Full line of Black and Colorei Moire Ribbons from No. 2 to No. 60. As a special inducement we offer 25 pieces 24 inch Printed China Silks—regular price 75c—our price for this week only, 48c. At, the BEB HIVE, 315 Fourth Street SHORT SPECIALS. Baltimore celebrated tho two hundred and sixtieth anniversary of the landing of Leonard Calvert. St Louis clergymen are organizing to fight the social evil, violation of the gnnday law and the saloons. Milwaukee ministers have begun a crusade against tho so-called indecent pictures pasted on billboards. The Chapin mine, on the Menominee range, may be sold to satisfy a, debt of $80,000 due a Milwaukee bank. Secretary Smith decided that the claim of Illinois to Kankakee swamp lands could not be entertained. Engineers, firemen, conductors and trainmen on the Chicago 4 Eastern Illinois may strike againut a reduction. Ambassador Bayard Is soon to return, ostensibly on business, it Is said ho finds the London mission uncongenial Contrary to expectations, the telegraphers have made a settlement of their difference* with Union Pacific receivers. Eleven Wisconsin towns have been «*ked to send delegates to Milwaukee next week to form a new baseball league. Americans it Bluofield* demand a provisional government in which the United States colony shall be represented. Lieut. John Alexander, U. S. A., mil- ,itary instructor in Wilborforco college, 'died while being shaved at Spring- ifield, O. F, Strock, a New York, Pennsylvania •& Ohio baggageman, was injured, perhaps fatally, in * crossing collision at : NUes, O. All except two of the forty men carried out to sea on the ice in the harbor of St. Johns, N. F., were rescued. The two were fozon to death. The American ships Lewellyn J. • Morse. thivEdward O'Brien and the J. ill Walker, started on a race tj the 'Oolden Gate from three Atlantic ports. Kev. Oscar Lelber Mitchell was ordained in Boston to tbe priesthood of 'the Episcopal church. He is a young colored man, and Is the first of his race jto be ordained in tho Episcopal church in New England. >'otlc« of Fenilon Reduction!. WASHINGTON, March 37.—.The large daily average of notices of reduction ol pensions sent out to pensioners Is kept 'up by the pension bureau. These ar« •in accordance with the act of December 131, 180:t, and provide for reduction un- lleu additional evidence Is filed within' [thirty day*. The notices have been (forwarded by registered letters in order jto record the time of receipt. Already '3,000 hove boon sent in this way. Both A» D»»d. • HtrNTlNOTON, W. Va., March Vt.—M .Fleming, Wayne county, 33 miles south [of here, Henry Collins and Hoke Na- ipler. neighbor* and young men, quar- (reled Monday evening and pulled revolvers. A dozen shots were fired, ICollins' heart was pierced by a bullet land he died instantly. Napier was '•hot in tha bowels and lived but two •hours. Both men leave families. Killed by III* Wife 1 . Br .ther. MH/WAUKKE, March 27.—A »pecial to the Evening Wisconsin from Shawano, •tvi*. uva John Coller wa. >hot dead by'john llahn, his brother-in-law, at the lattcr'Hhome, Monrlay, while Collet was endeavoring to force his wife to return home at the muzzle of a Win- cheater. Uieii Mouey-Ordor Fundl. FOKT WAVNE, Ind., March 27.—Ex- Assistant Postmaster William Tf. Devinney, of La Gro, lad., has been arrested and arraigned here for trial on thtf charge of embezzling 1600 of government money-order funds on December 3. He acknowledges his guilt, but eays he refunded the money on March 8. Noted Atrlcan EiplorM Billed. LONDON, March ST.—Commander Verney Lovett Cameron, the distinguished African traveler, hunting with Baron Bothscbild'B hounds at Leighton-Buzzard, Bedfordshire, Monday, was thrown from his horse and died four hours later. Widow Secure* »3,UOO l>am»K«. BOCKFOBD, 111., March 27.—Mrs. Andrew Farra, whose husb:md, an engineer, was killed in a collision on the Chicago, Burlington & Quincy railway at Hinckley last fall, has secured a settlement with the company, secimnfl 18,000. FoilKtl I>ead I" a CImlr. CABEI-, 111., March a?.—E, H, Pierson, a bachelor, 58 years old, was found dead in IIIB chair in u room in the rea* of his broom factory. The probability is tbi»t he died Irom lieiirt discuss, the coroner's jury finding * verdict to that effect _______ J ,T, . Married »» Ainbiinnador. Piin.AUKWUiA, March 27.—The marriage ol M. Jules Puteuotre, French ambassador to the United States, to Miss Eleanor Louise Elverson, daughter o£ James Elverson, publisher of tho Philadelphia Inquirer, Golden Days and Saturday Night, took place at Mr. Ewtrson'a 'residence, 2034 Walnut street, at 2 p. m. Cardinal Gibbons, assisted by Archbishopjtyan, officiated. TUli Hog Co«t »7'00. KANSAS CITY, Mo,, March 27.—John Carroll and Thomas Hancock, of Mercer county, Mo., disputed the owner- tthlp of "one Berkshire hog".valued at seven dollars and went to law about it. The case went through the police and circuit courts and finally to the court of appeals. Hancock lost the case in each court- arid the litigation has cost, him about 1700, Aolvned. BOSTON, Mass,. March 27,—Wemyai Bro's, manufacturers of furniture, have made an assignment. No statement ot liabilities is available as yet A recent balance sheet showed assets of about $100,000 and a surplus of nearly 850,000. The firm was In excellent repute and bad good credit It Is cora- poted of James Wemyst, Jr., and George D. Wemyss, Meignolnve t° »• Veto** WASHINGTON, March 37.— The statement is made without reserve upon authority that cannot be questioned that the president has fully decided to veto the seignoiraga bllL GREAT FAIA», Mont..March 27.—The First national bank of this city re- aumed busmen* Monday. There were 127,000 redeposlted and 154,000 In new deposits,,, , ." GOING FORWARD. Progress of the Commonweal Army Through Ohio. It Now Numbers Nearly I5O Men, and Deserters Are Few—Coxey to Visit Chicago. DESCENDED OX MAXIMO. MAXIMO, 0., March 27.—-The advance guard of the commonweal army arrived in town at 10:10 o'clock a. m. in command of Gen. Coxey. The start was made from Louisville, Ky., at 9:10 o'clock with 143 men by actual count. The growth at Louisville was fair, but there have been many desertions. The leaders are confident, however, thut as the strength of the movement increases additional recruits -will be received in, much larger numbers. The day was clear and sharp and the ground covered with several inches of snow. Pulh on to Alliance. The trip from Louisville was uneventful. Perfect discipline was the order of the day. Tho roads were excellent until 2 miles from here, when the mud became very much in evidence. The country appears undisturbed by the advance of the army, the only indication of it« passing being small knots of country folk who gather in front of their farms. After a brief rest Coxey's army left hero, going eastward at 11:10 a. in. It had been intended to remain at this place long enough to prepare the midday meal, but after a short consultation Gen. Coxey and his aids decided to push on to Alliance, where tho army will go into camp. Nothing worthy of note occurred while the party was hero. The men seemed to be in excellent spirits and were apparently enjoying tho jaunt. Fresh donations of provisions were received at Louisville and small quantities along the route from there to Maximo, and as a result the rations dealt out will probably bo increased ia quantity as well as quality. This is evidently a source of much comfort to the recruits, for they marched ojit of town with a light step and cheerful laces. 3ralHlQK"uhuT> »na cry tn*-. BU nu creditors aro cloning In on him. Tlio plutocratic press of the UnUed States la (insisting the SUyJooks In taeir attempts 10 ruin him Utianclally and place him before tbe jjubllo In a ridiculous light When Gov. WoKlnley was In Unandul dlslreKs the plutocrat* of tho United States contributed about HW.OOO for ,hl» relict Mr. Ooiey, like most business men who transact a large amount of business, baa Indeottdntan •which In the ordinary circumstances of liuslueia ho would lie able to meet. But because of his activity In tho Interest o! the common pooplo some of his creditors have boen induced to close In on him. This will b« done and his property uacrilked unless immediate holp Is lorthcorniim. Lot tho great common people of the United States look upon It B» a privilege to contribute, In sums howavor email, for his relief. The common pooplo of Canton, citizens who have undertaken this work of relief, have chosen Allen Cook us chairman and he can bo found at No. 23 South MarHet street, Canton. O." MAY ESCAPE THE ROPE. FULL OF ICE. The Atlantic Is Filled with Glacial Giants, Prenderff.it to Hare tlie Adv»nt»*« of Another St»y. CHICAGO. March 27.—Patrick Eugene Prendergast will not be hanged on April 0, the date to which Judge Chet- ( lain postponed the execution. That was definitely settled during the j proceedings, although the Judge refused tp grant a further stay 61 execution at this time. The sanity hearing was continued .until April 5 at 2 p. m., ut which time Judge Dhetlain says he will take such action as may be necessary. As it will be manifestly impossible to complete the trial by the time set for the execution, both sides agree that a further stay will then bo granted, and it la understood that this will not be opposed by the state's attorney. It is also announced that Mr. Trude will appear at that trial, but there are still many who do not believe that he will, Prendergast was quieter than he has been on previous occasions in court. He interrupted the proceedings two or three times to denounce the state's attorney and proclaim that he was acting in bad faith, but was not as wild in hi. talk as usual. WILL INCREASE PENSION ROLLS Important Decision IloBariUnir Hclplcm Children of Uccnumid Soldier*. WASHISOTOX, March 37.—The pension rolls will bu greatly enlarged by a decision of Assistant Secretary of tho Interior Reynolds just announced. It is one of tho most important made by the present administration and will admit to tho rolls the names of a larsre, number ol insane, Ocean Steamships Have N»rrow El- cape* from Being Crushed by Enormous Icebergs. OTHERS BEMMED IN. NEW YOKK, March 27.—The rouU usually taken by west-bound steam- Bhipa at this soason is literally blockaded with ice, and the commanders of several vessels which left the other side before tho bergs began drifting down on the Labrador current have doubtless been surprised to find themselves caught in immense fields. The steamship Gellert passed six large berga ou Thursday. The Kansas City was forced to bear away to the southwest several miles to get out of tho course of thirty-four big bergs which were drifting down into the track ; of passenger steamships. The General i Knox sailed along the southerly edge i of a great icefield in which the lookout on the masthead counted thirty-two glacial giants. Tne Venetia, from Christiansand, on Tuesday morning passed within half a mile of a berg about 1,000 feet long and more than 100 feet high. In Trouble, Probably. It is probable that ^gveral belated vessels have got into trouble because of • the ice. The Sorrento is a freighter ol ; the Wilson line, to which the Apollo, | which has not been heard from glnce j she bailed hence on February 20, also belonged. The Sorrento left Antwerp ! on March 4, and is thus twenty-three •; days out. The Essen, of the Ham- j burg-American line, with sixty-six steerage passengers and a cargo of sugar, sailed from Hamburg on March 7. She usually makes tho voyage in about fifteen days. The Island, of the Thingvalla line, brings cargo only. She sailed from GreenocU on March JO, and is therefore seventeen days out. As Greenock is a few days nearer than Christiunsand and the usual winter voyage of the Island is fifteen days, she is about three days behind time. Surrounded by l)erc». Tho British iteamer State of Georgia, NO. 75. FKOM HOOSIERDOM. Telegraphic News of Interest to Lndlanian* Robbknv; the M»il«. SOUTH BEVD, Ind., March 27.— Ther* exists and has existed for some timo * mystery in the mail service in thi» city which has baffled the skill of tliar best government inspectors in tha west. Several patent medicine com- panics and the Indiana Traveling Men'* Insurance company have lost mail matter, the amounts of loss claimed varying from «LOO to 13,000. The shrewdest inspectors have tried to locate the cause but have failed and ars now about as much mystified as wbett they first began investigation. Prevent*"! Their Own E«c«p». VISTCESSES, Ind., March 27.— An attempt was made by the prisoners confined in tbe Vincennes jail Mond»y morning to escape. Louis Hahn, * deputy sheriff, was attacked by one of the prisoners and knocked down. In falling he struck tha big iron door and forced it shut, thus cutting off the way and preventing the rush of all the prU- oners. who stood ready to make a datfe for liberty. ' Mr. Hahn was carried out insensible and is in a critical condition, Not a prisoner escaped. COXEi'S ARMY EN ROUTE. Alliance Renchod. AILIANOB, 6., March 27.-Tho Coxey army readied Alliance at TWO p. m. hungry, cold, tired, but enthusiastic. Crowds await its . coming, and 200 recruits were promised. A troop of Alliance horsemen fell into line, and were jeered as they -passed by. The supplies exceed requirements, and Coxey Bays a shiptneut will be made to some point east, if the donations continue to come in. Keply to S«n»toT Ntewart Coxey saw Senator Stewart's letter in the papers and sent out the following reply over his signature. The document shows traces of jJro-wne, condensed in as follows: ••i liavo neon your letter In. the newspaper! addressed to O™.' Coxey. Allow mo to inform sou thai I am-not » -general. 1 I wouW nuDBCtJully announce that I *m Blmply president of the Coxey OooU Beads WBOClatlon ot the United Siutos and ei-offlclo of the Commonweal ot Chrisv, I am not leadiau an •army,' no mutier what a subsidized press at the command oJ a. money power trios to m»ke It appear, and all the epltliots hurled »m»a» beingmarchWifl or -a moo geimoro rom 111 admissions by our Wend*, il^e ot sliver men- ainuut tb. power under your leadcrshto la mug- nt" The morning dlspaichoB »ay that tta'- pre»S»n« of the United States U engaged " a conspiracy wjih Wall .,,. n t »nd be has vetoed tno Bland selgu- tor.VebiUinth-e-.ole In.ere.tof gold. Sc,*• die is cast We snail march peacefully and depend on the ouipourlng of» peaceful public to de?endu» against Finkertom., either to po oe. meaniWUimen or petty party politician.." . ADki fur Aid. Coiey's financial troubles have caused the following letter to be issued. Thii alw Is understood to have emanated from Browne: "To the Common People o» to. United State.: TheShylooHi ot the United States .redoing StaSSSi power w oru.h J. S. Coxey w>4 ruin Si™ flnanolilly They are trying to divert atteo- SS from W. r.al purpose to Mlrr. tt. «» "nd iuflWtatoJ th»t»Bi»9» B«pl.b» idiotic and permanently helpless minor children of deceased soldiers, where tho pensions ceased by reason of the children attaining to tneageof 10 years prior to the act of June 27, 1800, the decision holding that tho aut of 1800 has the effect of restoring these dependent persons to the rolls during life or a continuance of the 'disability. . Addition.! Circuit Judge.. WASHLNSTON, March 27.—The senate committee on judiciary has authorized favorable reports upon tho bills providing for additional judges iu the Seventh, Eighth and Ninth judicial circuits. The Seventh circuit comprises the states of Illinois, Indiana and Wisconsin- the Eighth, Minnesota, Iowa, Missouri, Arkansas, North and South Dakota, Nebraska, Kansas, Oklahoma, Wyoming, Colorado, New Mexico and Utah; the Ninth, California, Oregon, Nevada, Idaho, Montana, Washington and Arizona^ To Protect th« Gume.* WASHINGTON, March 27.— A bill making It unlawful for any person without the consent of the secretary of the interior to kill, entrap or ensnare animals in the Yellowstone National park was introduced in the house Monday by Mr. Lacy (Ia.). It is also made unlawful to catch fish in the park, except as may be authorized. Awarded Uamagta, MONBOEVILLB. 0., March 27.—Mrs, Libby Wcibl has recovered 81,800 damages from the city for injuries received by a fall on a slippery sidewalk. Will Fay In Full. CHICAGO, March 27.-Lazarns Silver- Mftn, the banker, who failed to^ 78 "; 000. i . ' ' ' -«-•---•-*will, pay which'sailed from Glasgow March 4, made this port at » a. m., having experienced heavy gules for the most of tho passage and being five days imprisoned by pack ice and surrounded by Icebergs. March 15 two ol her bow- plates were stove in by ice and the damage was repaired with much difficulty. The ice encountered by the State of Georgia was very solid and, with the frequent logs, made it very difficult to see any distance ahead of tho vessel CARRIED AWAY A SAFE. ' Burglar' Nw Bourbon, Xnd., Take Aw»T Their Booty 011 » \V*f°m BOUBBOM, Ind., March E7.—Burglar. Monday night broke into tho dry goods store of Samuel Williamson at Panama, a small place north of here. They loaded the merchant', safe and . 1200 worth of goods onto a vagon and drove away. The safe was opened by tbe robbers in an open field a short distance from the town and $200 in cash was taken from It The team and wagon were hired from Farmer Hampton, who is now looking for his property. The strangers appeared at hii house late Monday afternoon . and asUed for the team, claiming that they had'some hauling to do in the neigborhood and -would return it >* •oon as possible. The sheriff ha. been 'notified of .the robbery and will institute a search for tbe thieve.. Pr»r*>d l>onn by lUaittP*- PHILADELPHIA, March 27.—Henry 8. Louchheim & Co.. bankers and brokers, awiitned with liabilities amounting to. WOO.OOO or |a50,000, while the anets •replaced-at WOO.OOO to*700,000. An official .tetement will be lamed. It to •aid-that the failure is a rwult of th. Beadingor*»h l%st falU.. Held for Bobbin* Freight HAMMOND, Ind., March 27.— Judjr» Crawford Monday afternoon held Charles Mund and Albert Keefer to th« Lake county circuit court under bondt of 1500. Mund' is proprietor of th» Columbian hotel here, where larga quactities of stolen goods from tha Nickel Plate, Michigan Central and Monon railroad companies' cars w«r« found. Mund claims to have bough* the goods of Keefer. Keefer. It U thought, wss the head of the gang that has committed numerous depredation* throughout Lake and Porter countie.. Grown Ul» Third Set of Grinder* MUNcns, Ind., March 24. — Samuel Sivaney, of Washington township, wa» here Monday and exhibited his third set of natural teeth. They number thirteen and have been growing for the past three years, lie i» 8S years of age, but, is a halo old fellow, and says that t,hi» growth did not bother him nearly M much as the first ones, many years ago. The teeth have only appeared in tb« Jrontpart of his gums, but they ar« more perfect than any he has ever had. Hunting for an Ex-Op»r»tor. CBOWN POINT, Ind., March 27.— Detectives of the Pennsylvania system ar« trying to find a certain operator employed in their office here last falL The railroad officials we almost eer» •• tain that he was tha ringleader of the gang who held up the night operator some months ago at the point of a revolver, bound and gagged him and then went through the office, securing all the valuables in. sight WM •• Modeit M He Win Ureit. MARTINSVILLB, Ind., March 27.— William Parker, aged 94 years, died Sonday and was buried Monday. His wif« survives him and is W years old. They were the parents of twenty-seven children, twenty-four of whom are living. Mr. Parker had requested that there b* no funeral services, and that his body should be taken to the cemetery in »• ordinary farm wagon. His wi»h wai grati ficd. _ _^___ Shot • Bit Am«-rl«n Eafflfl. EI.KHABT, Ind., March '27,— Mr. Brodf , of Pekin township, shot a magnificent American eagle Sunday. It measure* 11 feet and 7 inches from tip to tip ol its outstretched wings and is an object of great interest. It will be mountc* and presented to tbe Smithsonian instV tution. ^__ _ •Wedded Fifty-tour Yearn. GOSHBN, Ind., March 27.— Mr. and Mrs. L, H. Noble, of this city, celebrated on Monday their fifty-fourth wedding anniversary. Koth are enjoying excellent health. Mr. Noble belnf the active president of the Noble Manufacturing company. New 8tr»wbo»rd Factory. MONcm, Ind., March ST.— The Consumers, Paper company (cooperative) started its new faotory Monday, Thf industry represents an investment ol »16U,000 and will employ 150 hand., manufacturing strawboard to bo uae* in paper boxes. _ Found t>e>d In the Yard. BRAZIL, Ind., March 27.— Mrs. Gar* ner, wife of E. W. Gardner, of Knight* ville, east of this city, was found dead In the front yard Sunday evening. 8h« had been visiting friends «nd was, u| to her sudden death, enjoying good health. _ Bicycle Factory U Burned. INDIANAPOLIS, Ind , March V7.— Th« bicycle plant of the Century Manufao. turing company was destroyed by fir* Monday night The los. will be between $50,000 and »75,00o. M. F. Souther was the principal owner. Kxpreu Company Robbed. CHICAGO, March 27.-E. G. WltUo. * settling clerk for the DnitedSiata* Eat- prew company, together with tore* bag* of money said to contain «1,00^ each, U my.terlously ml»»ing from hl> borne apd from his desk in the office oJ the company. 87 Washington »tr**V The official of the company admit tb*t they hare been robbed and P erton detectire. have been put on

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