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Saturday, March 31, 1894
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OTtttioL MARCH !$l, 1894. WORLD'S FAIR ART PORTFOLIO COUPON. 6 coupons or different dates and 10 cunts secures th<* current numb«r of Art Portfolios. See advertlsflineni. VOL. XIX. LOGANSPORT, INDIANA, SATURDAY MOKNING, MARCH 31,1894. NO. 78 OEBtHVB THE COLD WEATHER And its attending lull in business has given us au oppor tunity to .gain time to assort up our stuck of Spring CLOTH CITES AID MOOTS Which the Easter week had sadly depleted. The very latest styles ia light weight Broad cloth. Clay Diagonals, Siciliin and Moire Silks Bourdon Laca Capes and Coats from $2 apiece up la Spring Dress Novelties too, we are showing our second supply iii most dainty effects at remarkably low prices. Full line of Black and Oolorei Moire Ribbons from No. 2 to No. 60. As a special inducement we O'flfer 25 pieces 24 inch Printed China Silks—regular price 75c—our price for ihis week only, 48c. At the BEE, HIVE, 315 Fourth Street. FOR RIVERS AND HAHBOKS. •The Bill Carrie* »n Appropriation Ap. proxlinlktlna- •0,5»O,OOO. WASHINOTOX, March SO.—The river .and harbor committee of the house has practically completed the river and harbor bill for this congress, though there may bo some minor changes therein when the bill is finally passed -on by the committee. The bill makes a total appropriation approximating $9,500,000. The estimates before the committee amounted to »38,770,011. In addition to this amount carried by the regular river and harbor bill the sundry- civil bill contain* items aggregating $8,300,000 for contract work on riv- •era and harbors. The total amount available, therefore, the next fiscal jear i» nearly 118.000,000. Among the Itemi of appropriation in the bill are the following, no mention being wade of those points where the amount involved la leu than 110.000: Ohio—A*nt»bula, 176,000; mouth of Black river, IIO.MO; Cleveland, 140,000; Fatrport, ISO,MO: Huron. 110,000; Sandusliy, 124,000; Toledo <«walf at channel through M»ume« buy), MO,•MO; Conneaut. WO.OOU. Indiana—Outer Harbor at Michigan City, 11V £00. lllinoU—Calumet harbor, maintenance, il&, • 4)00: Chicago, 180,000, o' which fcs.UOO may be tued In »be Chlcafo river; WaukeKan, IU,OOa MIohJ«*n-Franlifort, B0,000; Grand Haven, t» 090; harbor of refuge at Or and Manila, MO,. 400: HanlsM*, Ht.OOO: Maskoffon, (30,000; band Beach, §10,000; Fortaje Lake, M8.000; St. Jo- •epb, UP.OOO; Soum Haven, 110,000; Mamuette, mi 000; Patofkey, 110,000: Meoomloee (Mlohi- jran ana Wliooniln), 110,000. WUconiln-Oreen Bay, B5.000: Kono«ha. 110,. 000- Kewaunee, »U,000; Manltovroo. IIS.OW: ]u»bor at refuge at Milwaukee, 146,000; Ba- «ln», tll.000; Superior bay and St. LouU bay, *0,000; Sheboyran, K»,43»; Alhland, K6.000. Mlnn««ota—Dulnth, Including repairs to the canM pl«r«, tbe channel on the north shore of JSV Loull bay and ih* St. Louis river, 150,000; jlcate bay. M8.00Q. CARRIED OVERJHE FALLS. John Hortun 1 * Oallant But Fruitiest Fight for Life at Spokane. SPOKAKE, Wash,, March 80.—John •Horton, a carpenter, fell from the new Post street bridge into the .Spokane river above the main falls Thursday afternoon and was swept .down to death. He made a gallant light for life, cheered by 400 persons oil the shore and bridges, but it was hope- leg,. The swift current pulled him Into the cataract and there he was quickly pounded to death. His body I has not been recovered. Women CUlm the Ilia-Jit to VoU. CWVELAXD, O., March 80.—The •women of Kent, 0., who are in favor of equal suffrage have decided to make * flght 'for their rights at the polls in I -the municipal election next Monday. I They say they are assured that the I -constitution of Ohio gives them the I *l(fht to vote. ID the Senate. WASHING-TOM, March 80.—The pen- I *ion appropriation bill was reported to I the senate on Thursday and the house I Joint resolution appropriating $10,000 I additional to carry out the provisions I of the Chinese exclusion act and the [McGarrahan land claim bill were Many Killed In ft Coal Mine. WARSAW, March SO.—The shaft of a coal mine at Koazelew collapsed Thursday, causing serious lost of life. Thus Ifar eleven bodies have been recovered, and a number of bodies have been re- red from the mine seriously Injured. FACTS BRIEFLY STATED. Jacob Eosenbain, pianist and composer, died in lladen Baden. Five men cleared l»,500 by a wire-tapping scheme at Kansas City. Gov. Tillman called on the militia to assist in enforcing the dispensary law in South Carolina, Theaters, cards and dancing 1 have been tabooed as vices by the Epvvorth league of Michigan. State Superintendent Baab says an effort will be made to establish a, normal school in tbe northern part of Illinois, Lee A. Smith, a postal clerk on the Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul road, ha* been arrested for rifling registered letters. CoL A. J. Alexander has added »100,000 to the endowment fund for the establishment of a theological seminary in Louisville, Ky. E. D, Dudley, the oldest conductor on the Chicago, Burlington <fc Qulncy railroad, dropped dead of heart disease at hii home in Galesburg, 111. Charles 11. Larxellere, defaulting county treasurer at Antigo, Wis., pleaded guilty and was sentenced to prison at Waupuu for one year. A hymn to Apollo, recently discovered at Delphi, was sung at Athens for the first time in 2,000 years. The royal family and cabinet were present. Howard S. Long, an installment goods agent at Springfield, O., met Miss Lydia Brown, ot Urbana, for the first time, and in half an hour they were married. Harry H. Buchanan, of Gordon, Ala., committed suicide by shooting Wednesday night lie had only returned from Florida Tuesday with a young woman whom he married the next day. No reason can be found for his act. TRAGEDY IN MONTANA. Bralcenmu ItlcManu* Shooti Hli Wife lte«d and Klll» Illmiolf. HICLENA, Mont., March 30.—R. McManus, of Livingston, shot and killed his wifo Thursday morning ut that place and then cut his own throat from ear to ear with a razor, both dying. McManns wa» a railroad brakeman, U4 years old, and his wife was a handsome Woman of 18 years. He had been out of work some time and was despondent, and it is also learned that they had not lived happily during their two years of married life. The tragedy occurred in the home of the man's parents whilo they were absent, only the dead man and his victim and their O-months-old baby being in the house at the time, LAUNDRY GIRLS HURT. A Steam Wringer Buriti In a Providence (B. J.) Hotel. PBOVIHENCK, R. 1., March 30,—Tho guests of the Xarragansett hotel were startled by the sound of an explosion. A second later there was a series of cries from, the laundry, and when the door was opened two girls lay upon the floor in an unconscious condition. Another girl was wiping the blood from her face. The three girls were at work beside a steam wringer when, without warning, it burst Pieces of the flying iron struck the girls In the face and head. One of them was seriously injured. WITHOUT WARNING Sudden Collapse of a Big Stand- Pipe at Peoria, 111. A 'Young Boy Instantly Killed and Several Persons Badly Hurt— Street* Deluged with Water. D1SASTKK AT I'KOHIA. I'EOIHA, III., March ;;o.—The most appalling disaster I'eoriii has known since the wruek of the steamer Frank ie Volsom tliren years ago occurred about H o'clock a. in. An immense standpipe bolong-'mg to the IVovhi Water company suddenly burst, causing terrible damage. One boy w.'is Uilled, lit least ten other persons were srriunsly injured and two employes of the water company are tnissiiijf and are supposed to be untier the wreck, in addition to this five houses and barns were crushed, several cithers were swept from their foundations and an immense amount of damage was done to surrounding properly. Tlio Victim*. The boy who was killed was Frank Ilogan, aged 14. Among the injured are: Warron Anderson, sboulder broken-, Frank Caldwell, log broken In tour places and will have to be amputated; Charles Ltuiotleld, internal injuries which may prove fatal: Rollo King, bead badly cut; Charles Noedham, internal Injuries; Borttia Norman, head cut and badly brulsod; John.Iionnedy, Ironworker, Internal Injuries; 1 tbreo employes o( tlm Peoria Water company; name* cannot bo learned, seriously,Injured. How til* Dl«tt»ter Occurred. The standpipe was 120 feet high and 20 feet in diameter, built of steel plate three-quarters of an inch thick, and was supplied from a 30,000,- OOU-galloa reservoir 3 miles back on tho blutf, giving it a tremendous pressure. The recent, cold snap and subsequent thaw had sprung some of the joints and workmen were engaged in repairing them during the morning. A number of schoolboys were watching the operation when, without any warning, the great steel plates suddenly burst wundar with a frightful roar of escap- ng water. The workmen were swept away on the awful Hood, The tower was torn in two near the base, and the immense structure toppled slowly and fell with a crash that was heard all over the city. Luckily it fell in an open spiMie, so no buildings were crushed by its fall, but if any had joen there it is doubtful if they would have been left by the time the mmense moss of steel and water reached the ground, so fearful was th« 'orce of the water-burst, sent in all directions under a pressure of nearly 200 tot head. The tower stood in a thick- y settled neighborhood, on the brow of the bluff, easily visible from all parts of the city. When the crash was heard and the immense tower was seen to be rone telephone messages soon shut oft ;he water at the reservoir and stopped .he immense geyser that was boiling up from the earth in a column 20 feet ,hick and fully as high. B»rohtuK to' tbe Victim*. As soon as the water had subsided a orce of employe* and police began to earch for the killed and injured among tho debris. Most of the victims were found 100 or more feet away from he sita of the tower, where they had >oen washed by the force of the flood. The only one killed, Frank Hogan, was ,ak«n from under a twisted sheet of teel 20 feet square which had been torn out of the side of the tower and lurled 50 feet. The whole surrounding country was in immense morass and men found it lifflcult to pick their way amid the lebris of houses, trees and shrubbery. > Three of the boys were dug out of tho oundalion of a house where a supor- tructure had been carried away. They vere almost covered with mud and iebris. Some MurreJon* £*uape*. Serious as was the damage, there v-ere a number of very fortunate es- apes. Several children, among them baby 2 years old, were washed ahead r the terrible flood that suddenly certook them at their play, but luck- ly escaped any worse injury than » horough drenching, a bad scare and light bruises. The house next 0 the tower was completely demol- ihed, but fortunately no one was with- 1 it at the time. Two other houses vere washed several feet off their oundations, but their occupants, wom- n and children, received no further in- ury than the shock ol having their ome struck and moved away by an mmense wall of water. Tbe tower was built four years ago y the Peoria Water company, a corpo- ation which bought out the old city •aterworks and put in a complete ew plant Tho company has been aving trouble with the city, and everal months ago Judge Grossup appointed Cornelius Gold, of New York, recover, the company nav- ng defaulted in the interest on its onds. A number of heavy suits for amages, property and personal, are uro to result from this disaster and •ill still further complicate the affaiw f the company. Government Won't Aeconnt. £ LIMA., O., March 80.-B. a Faurot, ate president of the Lima national »nk. has cauied ft »ensatlon here by issuing a circular letter 10 me BCOCK- holders of the bank, accompanied by a tabulated statement to back up his charges that ho is unable to get an accounting from the government for near- Iv tflo.noo. THE COLONEL'S STORY. llrscklnrlclRO Contlrnii-n Illii VMilviien In Mm Fitmi>uft 1 rial. WASIIIXOTO.V, Murcli 30.—Congressman lirL'cldnridfrc continued his testimony, telliun an entirely different story than wsis told by Madeline Pollard of their nine ycrxrs of illicit relationship, On Thursday afternoon he told of the circumstances under which this relationship began. 11 was fliiriuff a buggy ride taken at Uie plaintiff's suggestion, and was brought about tliroiiffh no persuasion or protestations of love by the witness. Col. Kreuiiinrid^e said that the day after the biifgy ride incident., lie took a train for Lexington and found the plaintiff there, not by any prearraufrc- mentwith him, however. A conversation resulted in an arrangement to moot at Sarah t!oss' house in Lexington. The place of meeting was suggested by Miss Pollard, who said she had visited there with Rhodes. The meeting at the Goss residence took place and witness said he remained with the plaintiff until about 10:30, and she elected to spend the night there instead of going to u more respectable place. There were no protestations of love or affection on his part, said Col. Jireckinridge, and no talk with the plaintiff about helping- her to secure an education. She appeared to be a woman fully grown and matured and understood matters pertaining to the -sexes that a young girl would not know. The witness paid her expenses and gave her sufficient money to get back to Cincinnati. lie denied having had correspondence with the plaintiff under assumed names, and then devoted some time to tracing his own movements. For a long time, till August, 188.1, he knew nothing 1 of plaintiffs movements. Col Breckiuridfifo told of several other meetings with the plaintiff. He denied the statement -made by the plaintiff on the witness stand that she went to Washington to reside because of his importunities. On the contrary, he said, he did all he could to prevent her going to the capital. There was no resumption of relations with the plaintiff until July, 1887. He told of her sending to him for mone/frequently, and said he always gavo her 'whatever amount she asked for, believing Lor story that it was used for the purpose of defraying medical expenses. The witness had nerer told him that she had given birth to a IMag child. Mr. Butterworth then •aid to the witness; "The plaintiff has said that on two occasions, after protestations of love, you said you would marry her if it was possible." •There is not a acintllla of truth in that atatement—not it shred. Under no circumstances, at no time, was there such a statement The plaintiff never alluded to the possibility of it Before the death of ray wife there was not a solitary word that could be distorted into such a thing." OFFERED TO CRISP. STAT]I: TELEGRAMS. COXEY'S PROGRESS. Tbe Now Fumom Armj Marching Forward tn 8plt« of Bad Wea,th«r. COI.UJKBIANA, O., March 30.— Coxey's army ot commonwealers, now numbering 200, marched from Salem to thin place and went into camp. Thoraai UoUoway. a populist farmer, while cheering the army dropped dead from apoplexy. There is no longer any joke in Commander Corey's unparalleled march to Washington. It is becoming more grim and serious every day. Starting In the face of a tierce gale wblch froze- the marrow in the bones of all those who followed the banners of the aggregation, it has grown steadily ia numbers, until now it can truthfully boast ol nearly 'JOO men who are firmly determined to march to the federal capital at any hazard. The spectacle of this column marching through the country at this time of year is pitiful for the reason that the ragged creatures who compose the column are marching through 3 inches of mud and snow in a freezing temperature. J£df or Arrolted. NEW YonK, March 80.— Frederick E. Edgar, the discount clerk accused of embezzling 117,000 from the Tradesmen's national bank, was arrested Thursday evening by a United States marshal. The warrant, issued on complaint of Casuier Oliver Berry, charges Edgar with embezzlement and a violation of the United States banking laws. Edgar was remanded to the Raymond street jail in default of 815,000 bail ______ The Speaker Appointed United States Senator for Georgia. Gov. Northen Selects Him as Colquitt's Successoi—Mr. Crisp Has Not Yet Accepted. ______ Ibwa> New CHKBOKBB, Ia., March so.— This city has been selected as the location for a new insane asylum to accommodate 1,000 patients and cost nriore than «!,-' 000,000. . . ' found , Mich., March 30.— Byron-M. Browne was convicted of manslaughter in the first degree foi shooting Montgomery S. Henderson In a quarrel Sentences fur Lire. ANTlGO,' Wis., March SO.— William Nonnemaoher pleaded guilty to murdering 1 hia wife * nd three children and w»» (JHOSBN BY THE GOVKRSOK. ATLANTA, Ga., March SO. — Gov. Northen has appointed Speaker Charloa R Cri.sp to succeed the late Senator Alfred II. Colquitt. Not a word has passed between the governor and the speaker, and the ]at,ter's name had not even been presented formally to die governor. A SllrpriHO. The appointment created a groat surprise when it was announced, because the name of the spi'.uk«r had not been mentioned or suggested in connection with the position, but on every hand the governor is beinfr highly complimented for his selection. There were some thirty aspirants for the place, arid delegations have been uulliug on the governor for the last two days urging the name of some one of the possibilities. John Hall, assistant attorney general. a» soon as Senator Golquitfs death seemed imminent, appeared in Atlanta, on behalf of the administration, to 81'EA.KRR CEISP. urge upon Gov. Northen the appoint- raent of James U. Blount, late commissioner to Hawaii- Strong pressure was brought • to bear, the statement being- made that the appointee ought to be a man who belonged to the administration following 1 in financial and other questions. The Governor** Reuon. Gov. Northen refuted to enter into a formal interview upon tbe subject of the senatorship except to say that he hod decided that the man selected to succeed Senator Colquitt would have to entertain the same political viewa that Georgia had voted for, the free coinage of silver, the repeal of the 10 per cent. tax and other measures of financial relief. Her senator, therefore, should be a man who would stand squarely upon the democratic platform, without regard to the plans or wishes of President Cleveland. As soon ft* he learned that Speaker Crisp repudiated the veto measage of President Cleveland he decided that he was in the beat position to battle for Georgia's construction of the democratic platform. The appointment of Crisp i» made with the conviction that he will flght the administration followers with all the strength and energy he has. 11 m> Not Ileclded. WABUINGTOH, March SO. — Speaker Crisp authorizes a denial of the story that he has declined the senatorship. He says he has reached no conclusion as yet. The speaker, upon entering the house, received a most warm reception from the members on both sides and the spectators in the gallery. He bowed several times in response and then called the house to order in regular session. While Speaker Crisp as yet has reached no definite conclusion with reference to the appointment as United States senator tendered him by Gov. Northen, of Georgia, the chances are decidedly against his acceptance of the honor. The speaker feels that his presence is necessary in the house for the present. Representatives Durburow of Illinois and Cadmus of New Jersey have been circulating an address to Speaker Crisp asking him to decline the Georgia .senatorship. It is being signed by many democrats in the house. At 'J o'clock the speaker left the chair and . retired to Uis room for consultation with his friends. Mr. Crisp said just before the house convened that he thought he should decline the proffered senatorship. CrUp'a Career. IChurlos P. Crisp was born in SucffleW. England, on January », IMS. Ho was brought to tils <xmntr>*by Us parent.* before he wa« a yoar old, and scoured a common nohool education in Savannah and Muoon. In is»l he en. lered the confederate army and became a prisoner of war In IBM. Afier tno war'he txsnan to read law In Amerlcus, Ga, and in 1888 wai admitted to the Bar. He became solicitor general of the soutiweatorn judicial circuit In !»«, and In J877 was appointed Judite ol tbe «u- perlor court there. In 188* I)» resigned from tne bench to tun for congrrM and. na» been elected to the nouiB-orwprcw""*"™ eTer •Inoo. He- succeeded Mr. Beed an apoakei after • blu*r«onte»t with Mr. Muli, who ha> »lno« Rono to. Ow sanato, In the Plfty-seeond »on- »r«M, and KM reeleot*d i ' News Flashed Over the Wires fro'kn Indiana Cities and Towns. Forced Him rntlicr'fl Ntinkf.. TERIU-: HAUTE, Ind., March :>0.— When "Jim" Godsey, aged iii, was placed on trial Thursday for forging hift father's name ti> an or.'Vr on :L hat store by which ;t-: got two hats which he pawurd he had no legal counsel and declined to have any appointed by the court. Tha prosecuting attorney submitted the,case without argument, saying 1 that fruilt WON too clearly established to need any. The prisoner then addressed the jury (tnd told how he had spent his life from infancy until two years ago in his lather' saloon and gambling house, and said tho first man who taught him to cheat at cards was his father. "Some of you may have sons, but you would not scud your son to the penitentiary for SG.'-JO. I staud here without a friend on earth. You may send me to the penitentiary, but I am not wholly responsible for what 1 am." He broke down and sobbed as if his heart would break. The jury went out at 11 o'clock Thursday morning and at 9 o'clock returned with a verdict of five years in the penitentiary. k'robably Killed b? Mil Playmate*. VALPARAISO, Ind., March 80.—Two weeks ago several boys were playing ball when a lad named Otto, 10 years of age. accidentally tore the cover of the ball, and, not having another ball in the neighborhood, the crowd got angry, telling young Otto that unless . he bought another ball they would kill him. St. Patrick's day some of the boys caught Otto along tho railroad track and kicked and beat him and threw him to one side of the rood unconscious. In the evening ha was picked up by the section men and taken home. He died the next day without having given any information concerning his injuries. Wednesday some ol the boys were overheard talking of the case, which led to the investigation by tho coroner, who orde red the body to be exhumed, and will today hold a post-mortem examination. Want County Treajmrnr* Enjoined. INDIANAPOLIS, Ind., March 30.—The American Express company filed suit Thursday against County Treasurer Holt, of this county, and fifty-seven other county treasurers, asking that they be enjoined from col- lectiug. the taxes assessed against the company under the act of the last general assembly. The complaint charges that the act is unconstitutional, as it was passed on the last day of the session of the legislature. Appeal* (torn tin Kecelvcrahip. 1XDU.NAPOLI8, Ind, March 80,— Tha attorney for the membership of th« Order of the Iron Hall filed his brief in the supreme court Thursday appeal- Ing from the decision of the superior court, which appointed a receiver for the order, and asking- that the case be advanced. Tne brief allege* that the order was not insolvent At the time the receiver was appointed and that the receivership is therefore illegal. dautcared to imprisonment ror l>ir*. ASGOI.A, Ind., March. 3U.—The jury in the case of Samuel Deetar, charged with killing Amos Bachel and hia daughter, Mrs. Laura Jyowe, in D« Kalb county last August, has returned a verdict of murder in the first degrees and fixed his punishment at imprisonment for life. The trial was in progreu seven weeks, and the plea of insanity was made by the defense. Think tbe Uoloiii* Did It. I.VDIANAPOLH. Ind., March 30.—The members of the Core family lirinff at Irvington were seized with a peculiar sickness a day or so ago. Drs. Barnhill and Thompson were sent for and they diagnosed the case as trichinosis. Seven members of the family were afflicted. One was serious ill. tt is believed that tbe poisoning was caused by bologna sausage. r for tn« Fitly- Cannot Become <:m«en». PHILADELPHIA, March 30.—Judge Dallas has filed an opinion in tbe United States circuit court holding that China- men cannot be naturalized. Jud(fe Dallas says that the act fof congress May 6, 1882, entitled "an act to execute certain treaty stipulations relating- to Chinese," forbids the admission of Chinese to citizenship at any time after its passage and is still ip force. Will Cure 1U DrankardK. ASSAY-GLIB, Met, March SO.—The legislature of Maryland lias finally passed a law providing medical treatment at the state's expense for habitual drunkards. The law is known as the Avirett law. Operator* Still Out. ANDKK80.V, Ind., March 30. — Th« strike of 400 operators at the Lippincott chimney house in Alexandria it still on, all efforts to compromise being so far unsuccessful. Death of > Veteran. Ind., March SO. — Capt Pollard, who commanded tho force that killed Col. Dahlgren during the war and who afterward wore Dahlgren's wooden leg, is dead. Death of an Old Settler. BOURBON, Ind., March 80.—Arthur Bland, aged 76 yean, died Wednesday evening. He waa an early tettler and, a wealthy man.

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