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7T-, C '.™- ^i 4 ^?-' '•>--• ' vC APRIL 8, 1894. WORLD'S FAIR ART PORTFOLIO COUPON. 6 coupons of different date* and 10 oents secures th« current number of Art POrtfoJ- loi, See advertisement. VOL. XIX. LOGANSPOET, INDIANA. SUNDAY MOKNING. APRIL 8, 1894. NO. 85 COHDII1LLY HIED To call at THE BEE HIVE To take a look at the very beautiful line of DRESS GOODS and New SPRING WRflFS Wiler & Wise. 315 Fourth St. ABOUND FOR HOPE. Dun Thinks the Signs Are Indicative of a Revival of Trade. Bradstreet Is Not Quite So Confident —Thirty-One Strikes Are On, Involving 40,000 Employes. VIEW OP- THE SITUATION. KiwYoBK, April 7.—R. O. Dun & •Co.'« review says: "IsiproTament In business has continued since the president's veto, wblcb has bMB •sustained lu tbe bouse, but the best news of the w«k U tne great decrease In th* n umber and Importance o( the failures. 'The number vss 1,090 In January, l.tftt ID FebrnarY and 1,006 In March. Th* '•ommerelal liabilities were HI.MO.IeT ID Janu- Isrj, M7,MO,tr9 In February and U4.Tas.Ma In 'Karon. Nearly lialf the commercial liabilities |«*re of firms failing during the nrst month; 'much more than hall of the trading llabtll- iMss, M per cent ss the full statement shows '•M par cent ot the manufacturing liabilities, anil 49 per cent, of the other commercial liabilities Moreover, nearly two-thirds of :th« banking liabilities were ol lallures In th* Iflrst month and over halt of the railroad liabilities. Though the number of com' jnerelal failures, 4.OT In tbe United States, .'•was never equaled lo any quarter until the ;thtrd ol last year, the average of liabilities Is •oaly 1)4,1*0, which Is lower than has appeared to the rtoord* of thirty-sight years at any time fcloeely succeeding any serious reverse. The [decree of commercial soundness and health [thereby Indicated gives ground for.hope that [the liquidations consequent upon tbe disaster W 1SSS have ton In large measure sworn- rpUshed. • "Wheat has been llftta about 4 cent* by lr*porta of serious Injury to the plant, bul the ieeoounts are nor* than usually conflicting and itharelsmuoh uncertainty about tbe extent of 'the Injury. Corn has deoUned 1H cents, while [pork has risen 60 cents,with lard a shade better. •The failures for the last week have been MV In *b* Unit*d States, acalnst IMS last year, and M lla Canada, against iS last year. nradntrxt Not Ho Hopeful. 1 Bradstreet's says: "Spetlal telegrams from Important dlstribuV ing oesters report general trade quite Irregular, previous gains having been (ollowed by ishrlnkaxes la many Instanoes. There Is a •Ufht gain In business at Pittsburgh in staple sMrchandlse, as well as among manufacturers CTbewmer, pig and billets. "Th* delay of eir^oted revival In trade at ^Cincinnati, Detroit and Louisville has had a .depressing Influence, and Is aided by unseasonable weather; but business Is reported at Indianapolis, and the expectation la for a .good spring trade. Chicago jobbers in cotton dress fabrics, slllcx, hardware, clothing and lumber report Increased sales, but at St. Louis unfavorable weather has 'checked the demand for dry goods and millinery and kindred lines, although expoota-. 'tlon Is for an Improvement In tho demand because country stock* are not. large. Kansas City report* considerable activity In general ilr.««, as does Omaha, whore Improved weather and good roads have stimulated business. Planting throughout Nebr»sna Is being pushed, but the eroDS neoU ratn. At both cities last mentioned Jive s lock Interest} hare Improved. Many Strikes On. "The Industrial fealpre of the week is found In thirty-one strikes throughout the country. Involving 40.000 employes, principally among building trades at New York snd Chicago, textile Industries at Paterson and New Yorfc, and coal mines and ooko operatives In western Pennsylvania and farther west Noticeably large Increases In the number of small strikes weekly have taken the place of resumption, of Industrial establishments. Bank Clearings. "While bank oleartnus for March, B,7»,000,000, are IS per oent lamer than In February they average only US*. 000,000 dally, con was Md with I18S,000.000 In February. Exoapt for Feb• Tuary last end September and August ot 1*» )ast month's clearing! iota! Is the smallest In an* men* (or six lesie; it il U p«r cent len than in Marcu, 18ML Three month's clearings aggregate 111,1)18,000,000,33 per cent less than last yoar. Out of seventy-seven cities totals for March and tor three months at only flvs of the smaller cities show gains compared with last year. Bank clearings this week aggregat* SHO.000,000, H per cent, more than last week, but the total Is a) percent, less than In the Ilk* week last year." BEN KING NO MORE. IT MUST STAND. Judge Jenkins Upholds His Fam ous Deoisioni He Refuses to Modify It in Any of It! Important Features— Bitter Condemnation of Strikes. JICNKIN8 IS FIRM MII.WAUKKI, April 7.—The decision of Judge Jenkins on the motion mado by tho chief of the railway organlza tions for a modification of the famous strike order, grants tne teehoica! modification of the supplemental order asked for by the petitioners, while it reiterates more strongly the real position taken in the injunctional order. In reality thero is not a point yielded. The order to strike out the offensive clause, in the supplemental injunction, taken in connection with what goes before, is a deli cately pointed rebuko to the counsel for petitioners for quibbling over the ambiguity of a clause the substance of which was clearly and strongly stated in preceding sentences. The decision rests upon two propositions, which elaborately elucidated. Those are the illegal purpose and character of the strike which the order wus to prevent; and the authority of the court to prevent and punish Illegal acts. Will Be Appenlad. The case will be appealed. Before adjourning Judge Jenkins said as the question Involved was a highly important one, and it was desirable that it should be reviewed by a court ol last resort, he would gladly cooperate with counsel in taking steps to secure an appeal. Justice Hat-Ian, he said, would sit with the appellate court In Chicago on May 81 and the appeal might be laken so as to have the caso decided at ,hat time. Labor Organisations Denounced. The decision Is made noticeable by ,he pronounced stand taken by the udge on what is generally known as ,he "labor question." The vehemence of the language used, coupled with ;he general denunciation of labor organ- zations and their methods, will cause ;he order to be discussed in every sec;ion of the country. The decision con- talus fully 19,000 words, 'a large por- ,ion, however, being made up of opin- ons quoted from various decisions of other judges. After reviewing the case he judge nays in his decision: Combined Capital and Combined Labor. "In thsdlfcusslon of tho Important Md Interesting questions presented by this motion it is ot within th* province of the court to assume art In ths contest between capital and labor which. It Is asserMd, Is here Involved, It may b* that the aggregated power of combined oap- | Ital Is fraught with danger to the republic. It i may b* that the aggregated power of combined TbK Foat and Humorist Found Dead In Hli B*d. BowLiNe GKKIK, Ky., April 7.—Ben King, the Michigan poet and humorist, who appeared at the opera house here Friday night with Opie Bead, was found dead in bed at-his room ; ^boris perilous to the peace of society and to in the Morehead house. When : ^ right* of property, It doubtless Is true thai 'in the .Jontest the right* of both have been in- bas wrongs to be r*- The proceeding* la contempt is ex post laoio, punishing for a wronp effected." the elerk went to his room to wake him to go to Owensboro on the 4 o'clock (a. m,) train he could not be aroused. Repeated knocking at the door brought no response and an entrance to the room was effected through the transom. Mr. King was lying in bed dead. He had evidently died from heart disease. His body will be sent to his home at St. Joseph, Mich., where he has a wife and two children. Friday night at the supper given by the local press to Read and King one of party, after all had been seated, remarked that there were just thirteen at tha table. Mr. King, apparently very much excited, but evidently in jest, jumped up and declared he would not again seat himself until another guest was provided and the unlucky number broken. ALL FAIR BUILDINGS SOLD. Bought at Private Sain by L. C. Oarrett, of St. Louie, fur •76, BOO. CHICASO, April 7.— All the big world's fair buildings were sold at private sale by the south park commissioners Friday. L. C. Garrett, a St. Louis contractor, bought the lot for »75,5UO. This vaded, and that eaoh dreeied. tf danger to the «ttt« ezlats from the combination of either capital or labor, requiring additional restraint or modification of existing laws, It is within the peculiar province of the legislature to determine the neceiury remedy, and to declare the general policy of the state touching the relations between capital and labor. With that the Judicial power of the government Is not concerned. But it (• the duty of the courts to restrain those warring faction* so far as their action may Infringe the declared law of the land, that society may not be disrupted or lu peace Invaded and that Individual and eoiporate rights may not be Infringed. Injunction the Proper Remedy. "If the combination and conspiracy alleged and the acts threatened to be dune in pursuance thereof are unlawful, It cannot, I think, b« successfully denied that restraint by Injunction Is tne appropriate remedy. It may be true that a right of action at law would arise upon consummation of the threatened Injury, but manifestly such remedy would be Inadequate. The -threatened Interference with the operations of the railway. If carried Into effect, would result In paralysis of Its business, stopping the commerce ebbing and flowing through seven slates of the union, working Incalculable Injury to the property and causing great public privation. Pecuniary compen- satlon would be wholly Inadequate. The in- Jury would be Irreparable. Compensation could be obtained only through a multiplicity ot suits against 11,000 men scattered along the line of this railway for a distance of 4,400 miles. It Is tha peculiar function of equity In such cases, noludes the great ManufaC- i where the Injury would result not alone In »et, ,.,_* v,,n .„., »},., i vere private but In great public wrowr, to re_, Machinery halland the , , trul J mBOomlnlMlolloftn ,u lr eajened»oUai»d buildings of Administration, hlectrleity, | nol lo , 8 udtt party to seek uncertain and inadequate remedy at law. "That Jurisdiction rest* upon nettled and unit Is no longer open to Con- Mines, Agriculture, Fisheries and Transportation. The only structure not named in the purchase are the Art buiiding, now the property of the Field Columbian museum, the Convent La Rabida, . the two service buildings, into which the exposition company has gathered its effects, and the Forrestry building. __ Woman Sentenced lor Fraud. WHEELING, W. Va., April 7.— In the United States court Mrs. Margaret Moore was convicted of obtaining a fraudulent pension of IB, 000 and sen-. tenced to one year in the penitentiary and $1,000 fine. This is the woman who conducted a deputy marshal to a field in the southern part of the state where she had buried the money and the treasure was found. A petition to the president asking for her pardon was signed by all the court officials and attorneys. assailable ground. troversy that a court of equity may restrain threatened trespass Involving tho Immediate or ultimate dosu-ucHon of property, working Irre- | parable Injury, and for which there would be no adequate compensation at law. It will In extreme onsen, where the peril Is Imminent and the dangler gruut, Issue mandatory Injunctions requiring u particular service to bo performed, or a particular direction to be given, or a particular order to be revoked, In prevention of a threatened trespass upon properly or upon public rights. "1 need not enlarge upon tho subject. The Jurisdiction Is beyond question; 1« plenary and comprehensive." FunlihmeDt for Contempt Not Enough. The judge them cited several author- ISo night to Quit When Ha I'l»a«ei The judge then reviews the conditions that gave rise to the issuance of the writ Continuing he says: "There would teem to exist In some minds a lamentable misrepresentation of the terms 'lib- arty' and 'right' It would seem by some to be supposed that In this land one bus tha constitutional right to do as one may pleane, and that any restraint upon the will is an Infringement upon freedom of action. Rights are not. absolute, but are relative. Bights grow out ot duty and are limited by duty. One hat not the right arbitrarily to quit servloa without regard to tbe necessities of that service. Hii right of abandonment Is limited by the assumption of that service, and the conditions and exigencies attaching thereto. "Ordinarily tho abandonment of service by an Individual Is accompanied with to little of Inconvenience, and with such slight resulting loss, thin It IK u mutter of but little moment a'hon or how he may quit the service. But for all thiit the principle remains, recognized by every Just mlud, that the quitting must be timely and decent, In view of existing conditions. » • • If what I have stated be correct a» to Individual action tho principle applies with greater force to tho cano of a combination or a, large number of employes to abandon service suddenly and without reasonable notice, with the result of crippling tho operation of the railway and Injuring the public. The effect In this particular instance would havo proven disastrous. Tlio labor organizations are said to represent three-fourths of all the employes upon the niliiviiys within tho United States—an army of many Hundred thousands of men. The skilled labor necessary to the safe operation of a railway could not be readily Supplied along 4,000 miles of railway. Could Not Fill Their Plac«w. "Tho difficulty of obtaining substitutes in the place of those who should leave the service would be Intensified by the fact assorted and conceded at the argument that no member of these largo organizations would dare to accept service In the place of those who should leave, became such acceptance would be followed by expulsion from their order and by social ostracism by their fellows. If this conspiracy bad proven effective by failure on tho part of the court to issue Its preventive writ, this vast property would have been paralyzed In Its operation, tbe wheels of an active commerce would have ceased to revolve, many portions of soYon mates would have been shut off In tho midst of winter from the necessary supply of clothing, food and fuel, the malls of the United States would lave been stopped, and the general business ot seven states and the commerce of the whole country passing over this railway would have been suspended for an Indefinite time. All these hardships and Inconveniences It Is said must be submitted to that certain of these men, discontented with the conditions of their service, m»y combliw and conspire with the object and intent of crippling the iroporty, to suddenly cease the performance of heir duties, It Is said that to restrain them 'rotn so doing Is abrldgmoni of liberty and In- 'rtngemeni of constitutional right I do not so ipprehend the law. I freely concede the right if the Individual to abandon service at a proper time and In a doount manner. I concede the Ight of all the employes of this road, acting In concert, to abandon tbelr tervlco at a proper Ime and In a decent manner, but I do not coo- ede their right to abandon such service sud- lenly without reasonable notice. btrlx*rs Bitterly Condemned. "The second branch of the action has reference to the writ of Injunction issued upon the- upplemental petition of tho receivers ra training any combination or conspiracy rom having for Its purpose the Inagu ration of a strike upon tbe lines of lie railway operated by the receivers and rom orderinr, advising or approving by communication or Instruction or otherwise the em- iloyss of tbe receivers to Join In a strike. This part of the motion presents the issue whether a strike Is lawful. The answer must largely depend upon tho proper definition of the term." The judge then cited the various definitions of tli« Word strike and dwelt upon strikes in general. He said be knew of no peaceful btrike, and that no strike was ever heard of that was or could be successful unaccompanied by intimidation or violence. He continued: ••A strike without violence would equal the representation of the tragedy of Hamlet, with ,=, m ,,n n ,, the part of Hamlet omitted. The moment that ] Ine flrst, mutiny violence becomes an essential part of a scheme, : or a necessary means of effecting the purpose of a combination, that moment the combination otherwise legal becomes Illegal. All tomblnatlons to Interfere with perfect freedom In the proper management and control of one's lawful business, to dictate the terms upon which such business shall be conducted, by means of tnreate or by Interference with property or traffic, or with the lawful em- A DEADLY BLAST. Terrible Result of an Explosion of Dynamite at Brinton, Pa, Three Men Torn »nd Mangled Beyond Recognition and Four Other* Badly Hurt. VICTIMS Of PITTSBURGH, Pa., April t.—A premature explosion of a blast of dynamite at the new Westing-house electric works at Brinton, Pa., instantly killed three laborers and seriously injured four more. Their names could not be learned, as they were only known by numbers. The bodies of the killed were terribly mangled. The men were all Austrians. They I were engaged in excavating for the j foundation of the new electric plant, | A heavy charge of giant powder was j placed in the solid earth. Jn some i unaccountable manner the dynamito cap placed on the powder went oft, but did not explode the powder charge. The meu were called back to drill for the powder, and in so doiuff their steel drills ignited the explosive. Twenty tons or more of rock fell upon the laborers, while an equal quantity of earth was scattered in all directions. When the men were extricated, half an hour later, three were dead and four were n a critical condition. Of the injured, Michael Crofar, aged 23, unmarried, was the most seriously hurt. Both logs and arras are broken and the body badly burned. David Livingstone, aged 00, severely burned about FROM HOOSIERDOM. lead and shoulders, one leg and one arm broken. The third injured man lad both eyes blown out and was otherwise terribly injured. The fourth was less seriously hurt than the others, COXEY~S ARMY WEARY. Telegraphic News of Intoraat tor Indianlans. <>T«r * Centnry Old. \ jEFrBRSONviLLB, Ind., April 7.—Daaiel Baugii celebrated bis 105th year. He lives with his grandson, William liaugb, on the old Warnald place. * mi Irs east of Jeffersonville, and still takes a great deal of interest in matters happening and people around him, especially in they children of his descendants, who anr equally fond of him. In fee, there- Are four generations at his home—Mr. Baugh, his sou Daniel M., grandao* William and several great-grandchildren. It is quite a patriarchal family. Diphtheria in Library Books. INDIANAPOLIS, Ind., April 7.—Something of a sensation has been created by the charge that diphtheria is spread through the city circulating library. The charge is made by Dr. J. N. Hurt/. vhe city chemist. On March 17 a son of Dr. Hurty took a book from the library. Later he was attacked with diphtheria. Dr. Hurty's suspicions were aroused and be took the book to bis laboratory and carefully examined it. In on* place it bore the marks of teeth. Ha made a closer examination and found] he says, diphtheria bacilli. Wreck on the Pennsylvania Road. RICHMOND, Ind., April 7.—A freight . wreck occurred 1 mile west ot Cut- bridge City Friday morning on the Indianapolis division of the Pennsylvania, that was very disastrous. It waa tha through train, No. $4, bound from Sa> Louis to Co hi rub us. 0., and five oar* loaded with street cars were ditched by Bad Beads and Short Rations Ar* DIs- courxgrlng- the Commonwealera. McKEESPORT. Pa., April T.—There lave been a score of desertions from Coxey's little band of hope and great expectations. The proposed tramp to Monongahela city, over 18 miles of rough road, with a short stop at Elizabeth for lunch was tbe cause of it all. The march Thursday from Homestead to this city was over one of the worst pieces of road yet tramped, and frequent rests were demanded by the members of the commonweal. The short rations and the seven days'continuous marching in a week over all sorts of roads and lu all kinds of weather is having a marked effect upon the members of the army. Their sleep on the bare ground for one night at Exposition park, in Allegheny, with the rain pouring in through the rents in the great tent, is cans- ing' rheumatism and a feeling of discontent due to severe colda The jollity has largely disappeared and at night the men sit moodily about the camp fires shivering- ID their rags. Their denunciations of the fare, the quarters and the alleged unpleasant domineering of several of the marshals has supplanted the songs, the anecdotes and tbe pleasing- fortitude of the first days out in the ranks ot Cozey's army occurred when 115 men led by the barber of the army raised a row over the character of the food served to the men. The rebellious element was summarily dealt with by Adjt Smith, the "Unknown," who led a squad of men to the place where mutineers were congregated and tbo breaking of an axle, entailing' a* almost entire loss. Brakeman Johnson, of Indianapolis, was badly injured and trains were delayed for two hovn. CTnatiad by a ranine nolMr. HABTITORD Cm% Ind., April 7.—A ri»- ton boiler being placed in position at tka Utility paper mill toppled over Friday, crushing William B. Price, straw buyer for the company. There were three other men under the boiler when it began to fall, but all got from under bul ' Price. He is living, but his chances for recovery are slight. Two other work-. men were injured, but not seriously. Bad BOTS Called Baldwin Names. " B OUBBON, Ind., April 7. —Elmer Eouch, a young man living here, while passing the residence of Henry Baldwin was. assaulted by the latter, who beat him into insensibility. For some time pas* boys have been aggravating Baldwia by calling- him names. He- attacked Rouch last night, thinking- he waa o»* of the offending parties. Ors-anlMd Labor Wins B«onslta> BBAZIX,. Ind., April 7.—A large number of railway employes were addressed by F. 0. Hernes, of Danville, I1L, Friday evening at .7 o'clock in Knights of Pythias hall Mr. Heroes' mission here was to organize a lodge of the America* Railway union, and he met with excellent success, securing over 100 member! at the outset C*nt»narlam Killed br Uw Cat*. WARSAW, Ind., April 7.—An eastbound freight train on the PenneyL- I vania road struck Abram Falter in tale city Friday, mangling his body terribly. One of his arms was lodged i» the telegraph wires and his head ws» carried on the pilot of the engine several miles before it was discovered. He- was more than 100 years old. the Wltu yruyui \y u* MMIUU, ui TT tM* «..«* *•>,..w* «". f - - t . , ployment of others, are within tbe condemna- j relieved the entire number of their tion ol the law." badges, and then gave them dishonors- Makm » Might Modlllcatlon. | t,le discharges. The army left here Judge Jenkins then, referring to the I numbering about 280 men. clause in the supplemental injunction, which enjoins any one from' ordering, recommending, approving or advising others to quit the service of the Northern 1/aciflc railway, and which has Terrible Slaughter. Rio GKinne DO SUL, April 7.—-Admlr al Hello's fleet forced the bar of Bio Grande Friday afternoon. The big ^tempt guns on the Aquldaban .and Republic* -''injury. The were brought into action. The city ol -----Rio Grande was bombarded. President! Poizoto's garrison near Santa Borga was surprised by revolutionary forces who blew up the citadel. The slaughter was terrible. ities and continued: "It would bo anomalous Indeed It the court, holding this property in nos»«-i»lon In trust, could not protect It from Injury and could not restrain Interference which would render abortive all efforts to perform the public duties cnarced upon this railway. "It was suggested by counsel that as Improper Interference with this property during Its possession by the court la a contempt, punt«h- '- mem therelor would furnish umpla remedy, Is* nol compensation for an pecuniary penalty lor contumacy does not go to the owner ot the prop- ert» injured. Such contempt Is deemed a public wrong • and the flne Inures to the government Th« injunction noes In pr*,v*atlon ot, wrong to property and Injury to the publlo wal- fare; the anei In punishment of contumacy, Ths writ reaches the Inchoate conspiracy tola-. iareJaDd DMTatttl (M crattmplaM **«•(. been characterized as wholly unwarranted, said the clause was inserted out of abundant caution, that the meaning of the court might be clear, that there would be no unwarrantable interference with the property, no intimidation, no violence, no strike. Since this language of the writ in this respect had beeu misconstrued and the restraint in tended was in his judgment comprehended within the other provisions of the writ, the motion in that respect would bo granted and the clause stricken from the writ In all other respects the motion would be denied. THREE MEN KILLED. Boiler Eiploslen at Lancaster, Ind., Causes The I.OSM of Threo U««H. SrBNCEB, Ind., April 7.—A terrible casualty occurred at Lancaster, 10 miles west of here at 9 a. in. A boiler exploded In the mill belonging to Christian Weber, killing three men and fatally injuring two others. The dead B re: Christian Weber, proprietor; Lewis Weber, hiwson; Clifton Tlnehart, laborer. The two fatally injured were laborers and their names are' not Known. Bullat In Bis. Head Thirty \>ars. MnrojrK, IU., April 7.—Alma Bogen, of Dixon, III, died hero Friday. He died from the effects of a bullet shot he received in the eye at the siege of Vloksburg. He has carried the lead in his head ever since. Until recently be lired here, and was one of tbe wealth- lut land owner*. In Woodford oonntif. Swindler Fleaeas a farmer. LEBANON, Ind., April 7.— Simeon Mantell, a rich old farmer living I miles north of here, was robbed of $2,100 by a smooth-tougued confidence man Friday morning. Mantell wee. celling a part of his farm for 17,90*. and in payment he received a worth- . , less draft for $10,000 and Rare 12,109 I* Attornay C.ril.1. Op.n. L.,.! Ar.nm.n. * * In th* Famous Damaf* Case. , * .£ TALKS FOR MISS POLLARD. WASHINGTON, April 7.—The legal argument in the Pollard-Breckinridge caso was begun before Judge Bradley at 10 a. m. Few spectators were present and the principals were absent Mr. Carlisle, for the plaintiff, began the proceedings of the day. He .urged upon the court for delivery to the jury fourteen distinct points of instructions covering every possible aspect of the case. Stripped of legal verbiage, the instructions are as follows: That If the jury should flnd that there were mutual promises of marriage between the plaintiff and '-ho defenaul and If tho defendant wan married thereafter It constitutes a breach of promise. Tho burden of proof that there was to be a semblance of a marriage 'contract with an understanding that there was not to bo a contract carried out rested upon tho defendant and tho Jury must be convinced by a preponderance of the evidence that such was the fact The jury must flnd for tho plaintiff unless they flnd that there was a mutual agreement not to carry out the semblanco of a contract and find it by a preponderance of evidence. _ _ Thrown"Out~oT a Window. QUTHBIK, 0. T., April 7.—Three Indian students at the Wewaka Baptist college threw a companion out of a third-story window because he had reported some of their misdeeds, and then fled. The boy was so badly injured that he died in a few hours. Fugitive Menace In a Trap- MIJWEAPOLIS, Minn., April 7.-L. F. Menage, the Guaranty Loan association defaulter, Is on a steamer whose first port U Belize, and there a warrant awaits him. G*v. Nelson has provided tor hie return to Minneapolis Dl«d on th* Train. Ind., April 7.-J. A, Lindquist, a member of the editorial staff of the New York Commercial Bulletin, died suddenly on board tbe Erie train near Rochester Thursday night He was accompanied by his wife and was enronte home from Colorado Springs. Tha Turn Hant* Road. TBKBB HAUTE, Ind., April 7.~-The i annual report of the Terre Haute A. ' Indianapolis Railroad company will show that the gross earnings for the last fiscal year were $!.307,406, an increase of 134,097, and the net earning* $318,339, a decrease of $29,993. j Fir* In • nr»\nrj. j ALEXANDBIA, Ind., April 7.—A firool Incendiary origin broke out Friday night in «the Fred Miller Brewing company's buildings. Three horses, three. buildings and the stock were COB* sumed. Loss, $2,000, with IftOO insurance. New Papar Plant Started. MUHCIK. Ind., April 7.—The Consumers' Paper company put their new plant in full operation here Friday for- the first time. It will employ m peg* sons, running day and night, with aa output of 125 tons of board per week. Rh* Is Married. TIKM HAUTE, Ind., April 7.—Bessie Cott, aged la, and Zachariah Evaaa, , aged 65, the eloping Terre Haute lovers, were married Friday at QreetMeaAla, Thefirl baa written to thate*ee»*» her mother.

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