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||ip»pp|p^ APRIL 13, 1894. WORLD'S FAIR ART PORTFOLIO COUPON. 6 coupons of different dates and 10 oonti secures the current number of Art Portfolios. See advertisement. VOL. XIX. LOGANSPORT, INDIANA. FRIDAY MORNING. APRIL 13. 1894. NO. 89. LADIES ARE CORDIALLY INVIIED To call at THE BEE HIVE To take a look at the very beautiful line of DRESS GOODS and New SPRING WRflPS Wiler & Wise. 315 Fourth St. THROUGH THE SNOW. •Coi«y'» Follower* Mod Their -Weary Way Orer the Mountain*. CHALK Hnx, Pa., AprlHa.-Coxey's •motley band of commonwealers passed tb« night on the oak floors of an ancient colonial mansion which stands back from the road on a bare, wind- iwept knoll The building has long been yacant The army marched out of Uniontown Wednesday morning in a snowstorm. The national pike, after it leaves Uniontown, runs directly up the western side of the mountains. In places it is both steep and rocky, and had it not been for the timely assistance of the cowboy com- monwealers with their lariats the commissary wagons would never have reached the summit. As the »rmy toiled upward the rain •changed to heavy, wet snow, which came down slowly, settled upon the clothing of the marchers and wet them to the skin. Before reaching the top of the ridge the snow on the hills was over 1 foot deep, and both men and teams found the greatest difficulty in toiling through it The men bravely kept in line, however, reaching thia place late in the afternoon without notable incident CHAJ.K HILL, Pa., April 13,-The army of the commonweal had not regained its accustomed sprightlineus when the bugle was sounded in the old colonial stage house at 0:30 a, m. Although 9 o'clock a. m. was the hour set for the march to b« resumed the men were slow to move, not being sufficiently in harmony with the movement to con- alder with cheerfulness the leaving of such warm and comfortable quarters for a dozen-miles' tramp through the anow. The noon stop was at Somerfield. OMAHA, Neb., April 13.— Kelleys »rmy of Industrials has captured a Union Pacinc train at Evanston, Wyo., and is now riding east. The engineer and fireman obeyed orders as issued by Gen. Kelly, the commandant, as they had instructions to do from Superintendent Bancroft of the Mountain division, should one of the trains in his division be captured by the Industrial legion. The capture was tota,lly unexpected, although Superintendent Bancroft had predicted that such a movement would very likely take place on the part] of Gen. Kelly and hit) hunchmen. VAUDALIA, 111, April 1!},—Gen. Frye is in this city making preparations for his industrial army, which he expects will reach here Friday afternoon. The army is now in oamp just at the edge of Greenville. 18 miles west of here Took Strychnine. Aus ABBOB, April 12.—The body of Lois H. Janes, who disappeared Tu«s<Jay, was found Wednesday morning on the river, bank, she having evidently •taken a ten-grain dose of strychnine. ' The empty envelope was lying by her side. Despondency caused by straitened money matters and the disappointment in not getting a school at Battle Creek promised to her are supposed to have caused her ijutcide. .v.~Blook Destroyed. MABION, O., April 12,-The Cummin Memorial block burned early Wednesday morning. The fire was probably lniwH*ry. tfhler, PhllUs* * Oft eTerytnlnjr. Their stooic was worm 140,000! insured for IS1.000 in thirteen companies. Damages to building, $10,000; fully insured. To Knforee the Law. WASHIMOTOK, April 12. — Senator Chandler has presented an amendment to the sundry civil appropriation bill making an appropriation of 1300,000 for the enforcement of the immigration and alien contract labor, laws. F»m*ni Oaard Home Deitrorad. TOUT SMITH, Ark., April 12. -The old guard house in the United States jail yard haa been destroyed by flre. The building was noted as having held many famous union and confederate prisoners during the late war, according as it was in the hands of one or the other armies. Incendiarism was the cause. Indicted for rlaylnt Euchre. ST. JOSEFH, Mo., April 12.—A sensation has been created at Platte City by the action of the grand jury, which brought indictments against forty of the leading ladies and gentleman of that place for indulging in progressive euchre. As a result one of the leading churches Is likely to be disrupted. Team of IrHh Cricketer! Cumins- PJULADF.I.PIHA, April IS.—A team of Irish cricketers under the captaincy of J. M. Meldon will come to America this year and play » series of matches In Philadelphia, New York, Boston and Chicago. Fell Dead. ROCKFOBD, 111., April 13.—Mrs. Fars- man, of Erie, Pa., reached Eockford at noon for a visit. On stepping from tho train she fell in a fit and died in a few minutes, BITS OF INFORMATION. San Domingo has adopted a new monetary system with gold as a basis. Gottlieb Dittus was scalped and fatally injured by runaway horses at Kenton. O. Frank Lrach, 24 years old and newly married, was killed at Miles, Mich., by a rolling log. . Oregon republicans nominated ChleT. Justice W. P. Lord, of the state supreme court, for governor. Newfoundland's ministry has resigned. An opposition government will at once bo formed. A new federal building at Chicago will be unanimously recommended by the congressional committee. A Minneapolis woman named Christina Miller is said to have blackmailed Bank President Sidel out of »8,OUO, Tests of the bullet-proof coat Invented by Herr Dowe, a Mannehelm tailor, havo been highly satisfactory. Delegates from the Michigan colored masonic grand lodge have selected a «lte near Monroe for a masonic homo. Straw board, a year ago quoted at »85 a ton, is now selling at 119, and the trade is said to be thoroughly demoralized. A. J. Parrlsh, a messenger, has been brought to Cincinnati from California, where he was arrested for forging a check for 96ZS. . . . •• An elevator in the Industrial Trust company's building at Providence, tL 1., dropped several stories, injuring a number of women. A NEW RULE. It Precipitates a Hot Fight in the House. Republican* Resist an Effort to M«k« Failure to Vote an Offense Punishable by Fine. ANOXUEIl gTUUGQLE ON. WASHINGTON, April 12. -Democratic managers in tho house decided to take Heroic measures to force the republicans to participate in the proceedings. The committee on rules, consisting of Speaker Crisp, Messrs, Outbwaite and Cotchings (dein.) aud Messrs. Reed and Uurrows (rep.) held a meeting just before the housn convened and formulated a rule to crush filibustering, making tho penalty of failure to rote punishable by a line. Tho republicans determined to contest every inch of the ground, and a fierce parliamentary uyht was inr.nrd'mtel.v precipitated. Sneaker Crisp, however, swept aside all preliminaries, and forced tbe fight on tha main issue. Tl»c Battle HeRlnH. As soon as tho journal had been read he recognized Mr. Catching*, from the committee on rules, to present the report. Mr. Burrows attempted to raise the point of order that no quorum was present, but the speaker hold that the journal having been approved the point of order could not be made save on a vote upon some pending question. . Mr. Burrows then tried a flank movement with an appeal from the decision of tho chair, and the speaker declared that he could not take Mr. Catchings off the floor for that pur- Mr, Eeed came forward at this juncture and -manifested a disposition to hold a joint debate with tha chair, but the speaker declined the invitation and directed the clerk to read the report The Objectionable KMOlntlon. The resolution reported is as follows: "Eoiolnd ol»u»o of ruloVIIL, ana tc.ert In li.u thsreoti 'Every member sh»li b« present intM S»U ot the iou»e during lu sittings im- 1... .touted or nsaesstrU* prevsntsd, and •hall VOW on e»ch Qiisstlon put unless he nM » direct peMonul or pecuniary inwreet In the event* o( .uoh question. Whenever In P«rsu»nc. " section », article 1, ot the constitution ot the United States, the houte ot represent.- At 8 o'clock -the situation in the house was anamolous. Farliamentarlly speaking It was tied in a double-bow knot. During the proceedings to determine who the absentees were under the call of the house, a motion was entertained, and a roll call was had on a motion to excuse Mr. HilL This motion may be followed by others of the same character until the namesof all the absentees (over 100 in .number) are exhausted. Each roll call consumes half an hour, so that the filibuster may be extended into the indefinite future. STILL IN THE TlELD. Col. Hreckliirldei! Will Fight for Reelection to Cougreu. FRANKFORT, Ky., April 13.—A letter; to a personal friend in this city haa ; been received from Col. Urcckinridgc. j It states positively that he will mako • the ra.ce lor congress at all hazards. I Tho following extract from the letter will show the teuor of the epistle: "1 »«e frum statements soiiiB aroimi! through the pHpin-rf i!iat In tho nvuiit ot mi nilvursu ver- clicihorol would withdraw from tlio race for congress. I urn in this congressional race to mo Bluer c-iiil. I urn not suing ;o bo or. tlio defensive, but urn going lo m-iUc .in uncross!vo bs wHWn «.. Hall of tb« ho, S » who •ball lall W respond when hi. a»me is oUled, cuniar e -house when sum of shall the same .hall be collected »nd paid into the treasury of the United States. Keed and Crlpp Lav* Horna. Mr Reed vainly attempted to interrupt the reading by appeals for recognition on a point of order, -but the speaker, with averted head, refused to listen to him, and Mr. Reed, finding his efforts futile, sank down m his r' Reed was again on his feet when the reading was completed, but the speaker recognized Mr. Catching, to demand the previous que.tion. Ihen he turned to Mr. Reed, who said he desired to raise a point of order. "Does the chair recognize me? asked Mr. Reed. "The ohair will hear the gentleman, replied the speaker. "I am to understand, then, that tho chair recognizes me to moke a point of order?" ••The chair has recognized tho gentleman from Mississippi to demand the previous question, and pending that he will hear the gentleman," retorted the * P This did not suit Mr, Heed's purpose, however Ho wanted a definite assertion from tho speaker that he was recognized in his own right While indulging in some delicate fencing with the speaker on this point, the speaker seemingly lost patience, and with a bang of the Ravel stated the question to be on tho demand for the previous question. Mr. Reed was left standing In the aisle while the speaker took the rising vote. The republicans declined to vote and when the speaker announced tho result. 09-0, Mr. Burrows made the point of no quorum. Left Wtthont a Qaon-nm. The yeas and nays were demanded. The re-publicans were determined to force the democrats to produce a quorum at every stage of the parliamentary progress looking to the adoption of the rule, and when the roll was called declined to vote. Eleven of the democrats refused to give the proposed rule their approval, and voted against the demand of the previous question. These eleven were as follows: Causey, Delaware; Coomb., Cummlaw, New York- Geary. California; Qelaenhalner, New T.MeV- KIKcore, Texa.i Ma R ulre, California; iTnAlinr Pennsylvania: Paynter, Kentucky; Byan. New York; Warner. New York. The populists voted with the democrat* in favor of the demand. The announcement of the rote, 1*1— 11 ihowed that the democrats were thirty-seven short of a quorum. B motion of Mr. Catching* a cull of e wa» ordered. Will Be • Lon« Tie-Dp. SWEPT OUT TO SEA. Sailing Craft Driven from Shore by the Atlantic Gale. At Least Twenty-Five Live* Knowp to Have Been Lo»t in She Furioui Storm on the Coast. READY TO BE HANGED. Eight Alabama Miirdor«r» WnlUner for tlie NUUH«. with Mz More in .lull. MO.NTGOMKHY, Ahi., April W, — The four negroes who murdered Mr. Grant, a prominent citizen of this | county, hive been found guilty. Alex, I Joe iicd Wilson Woodley are scn- '. tenced to hung and Jack Gabriel to tha ! penitentiary for life. Jim Callowiiy, 1 another, was sentenced to be hanged several days ago. There are now eitftit condemned prisoners in the jail here to be hanged within three months. There are six other murderers to be tried and it is thought at least three of them will hang^ ^ THE MATCH IS OFF. The Eo«»««m«nt Between Tonne Gould and Ml*. Tyler Broken. NEW YORK, April IB.—Howard Gould and Miss Odette Tyler, the actress, whose engagement was formally an- nouncad on March 87, are not to be married after alL Mr. Gould himself made public the fact that the engagement had been annulled, with the con- seat of both parties. This sudden conclusion of the romance of multi-millionaire Howard Gould and the pretty comedienne of the Frohman company was not altogether unexpected ifter it became known that Gould's ..brothers, George and Edwin, and his sisters were Irrevocably opposed to the alliance. As that opposition would result in Howard sacrificing one-half of his heritage under the terms of his father's will, which specified that none of ; his children should marry without ; the consent of the majority except at the cost of such a sacrifice, it was believed from Ihe outset that the match would never be consummated. The . fact that Miss Tyler herself broke it off is taken not only as an evidence of her natural independence, but of the willful spirit which has controlled all of her actions since her earliest girlhood. It is stated that a powerful reason which operated upon Miss Tyler's mind and induced her to throw her millionaire fiance over was the action of somebody unknown iu sending- a detective to Savannah, Ua., her birthplace, to investigate her early life. When Howard Gould heard this he was very angry, and is Raid to have pressed Miss Tyler to marry him at once. Hut Miss Tyler refused to listen to t,ho appeal of her ardent young lover and finally notified him that their engagement was ended. Whatever else may be said of Miss Tyler hereafter she will always be known as the woman who refused to marry one of the richest young- men in the world. It is her purpose to resume her career on the stage at the beginning of next season, and it goes without saying that her recent entanglement will not detract from her value as a footlight attraction. Another Win-rant I»ued. SAGINAW, Mich., April 12.—A third warrant has been issued for Newell B. Parsons, the confidential bookkeeper of the Wells Stone company, now under arrest on a charge of forgery. The complaint this time alleges that Far| sons abstracted from the vault railroad ' bonds payable to bearer to the value of 8488,000. It in rumored that new and even more startling developments will toon be given out. Uoubln Murder In Texas. DE>-ISON, Tex, April 12.—Near Col- lisburg- Frank Crews, a farmhand, shot and mortally wounded his employer, Thomas Murrell. Mrs. Morrell rushed to her husband's assistance and Crews cut her throat, killing her instantly. The murderer escaped. No motive can be assigned. Found Dead In B«d. ST. Louis, April 12.—A special to the Post-Dispatch from Fayette, Mo., saysi Ex-Senator Sam C. Major, prominent In state politics and one of the best criminal lawyers in the west, was found dead-in his bed. Heart disease was the cause, Commodor* Ram.*? Promoted. WASHIHGTON, April 12.—By the retirement of Bear Admiral Benham? Commodore Kamsey became a rear admiraL He has been for the put fire •years chief of the navigation bureau ot the navy department TRACK OP THE TICMPKST. NRW YOBK, April 12.—The storm which began to level things along the Atlantic coast Tuesday night is gradually losing its cyclonic nature, although thu wind is still sweeping down the coast with considerable force. In this city and on tlic direct coast line the fury of the storm was spent by dawn, but in the wake of the cyclone, which is slowly passing out to sea, the weather continues sufficiently rough to cause well-founded apprehension for any unfortunate vessels which may be in "its track. It will be days before the full extent, of the loss of life and property can be determined. I'«rhaps the fate of some of the smaller craft, which were off the coast during the heightof the pule, will never be known. Certain it is, from the meager number of arrivals at this port since the storm began, that a. lleut of sailing craft lias been driven out to sea or forced to fly before the tempest under bure poles and to be tossed about at the mercy of the waves. All that is known now is that two more vessels, in addition to the two which were wrecked Wednesday, have been reported cast up on the coast, and that more lives have probably been crushed out during the night. Storle. of Wreck and DlMiter. There is scarcely a point on the Staten Island, New Jersey and Long Island coasts but sends its story of damage by the gale. Railroad washouta, undermined buildings, ruined bathing pavilions, demolished piers, wrecked sailing craft, uprooted trees and prostrate telegraph poles are some of the features of the tale of devastation which is told after the subsidence of the fiercest storm known in this fi- cinity for year*. TwMity-Five TIctlmi. Reports from places on the Long Island coast say that eight persor-s who were at sea in three yacht* are missing and we beliered to be lost .This increases the number of victims Irom the storm to more than twenty-five. f Three men who sailed in the yacht Sudlose on Friday from Rockrille Center for Long Beach have probably been drowned. They are: Thomas Mack and Carl Ayres, wealthy plumbers of Brooklyn, and James Hutchinson, employed on the yacht. Jones' inlet, the outlet from the bay, has been the scene of many wrecks. Searching parties have not been able to find any trace of the boat or men. Daniel DeMott, superintendent of the sawmills at Rockville Center, and his son Robert, who sailed oceanward in the yacht Joseph before the storm began, are missing. It is thought that they were caught outside by the gale and that both have been drowned. Three duckhunters started out on Monday afternoon from Prceport, L. ] , and have not been beard from since, ft is believed that they may have been drowned. Bad for the Farmer*. The meadows between Jersey City and Hoboken and Newark are several inches under water and nothing is visible except telephone and . telegraph poles. At Bayonno'many boats and boat bouses were washed away. At South Amboy a partially erected house was blown down and at New Brunswick electric light, telegraph and telephone wires were leveled to the ground. Incalculable damage was done to the fruit crop. The peach crop suffered particularly, and it is feared that the entire crop will prove a failure. Farmers throughout the state will be heavy sufferers. Sale Declared Off. CHICAGO, April 12.—The world's fair buildings are still the property of the South park commissioners. At the meeting yesterday afternoon the sale of the buildings to L. C. Garrett, of St. Louis was declared off because tho money was not forthcoming. When the sale was arranged last week it was understood that the purchase money. 175,500, was to be paid Saturday, April 7. Mr. Garrett was unable to fulfill the latter part of the agreement. Hoipltnl Horned. POBT TOWNSBND, Wash., April 12.— Fire has destroyed the United States Marine hospital here. There wens no fatalities. The loss is 16,000. The fire originated in an oil room and it is supposed was the work of an incendiary; The hospital was built in 1852. Fatally Burned. McKsitSPOBT, Pa., April 18.-At 1:18 p. m. a natural gas explosion wrecked the home of William Malseed, on Jenny Una street. Mrs. Malseed and her 18- vear-old daughter Effie are fatally turned by the explosion. The rums did not takeflre. Loss about WOO. Qnarrel Ends ID BnleWe. Qunrcr, III- April 12.-Benry J. Groetttng. a leading cigar manufacturer and dealer, shot himself through the heart and died instantly, as a result of • financial quarrel with bis brother-in. Uw, Alfred Krog-man, a wloonUt _ HOOSIER HAPPENIim Information of Especial InterMt to Indiani&ns. A Murder Myitery Solved. JKFPKRSONVILLK, Ind., April 12. — Afc 2 o'clock Wednesday morning Marlon Pickering, an itinerant colored preacher, was arrested for the murder of Stephen Geer, the aged dairyman who resided near this city. The crime) was committed on the night of March 0 last An hour or two previona to the time when Pickering wa» I taken into custody Ab« Bead, ujias Sim Booker, alias John Devite, a negro crook, was arrested on thecharg* of complicity in the murder, and nil confession to t.he officers was the last link in the chain of evidence against Pickering, and, as he has been under constant surveillance for two weeks, it was known just where he could be) found and his arrest followed iinmedi- ately. _ Found Counterfeit Coin. LAFAYKTTK, Ind., April li— A basketful of half-made counterfeit five- dollar gold pieces, nickels, counterfeit silver dollars, chloride of gold, block tin, acids and silrer bullion waa brought in Wednesday from Washington township. The stuff was found in the walls of a house 1>£ milee north of Buck creek and was used by Joseph Bennett, now in jail at Indianapolis, in making the money put in circulation here last week. Th» evidence against him is very strong. George Liston and Peter Schaible wera taken to Indianapolis to answer the) charge of passing counterfeit money. Attempt to Clou Poolrooms Fall*, INDIANAPOLIS, Ind., April 13.— The) persistent attempt by the city to break up pool selling came to naught Wed»e«day night Several weeks ago Sam Douglass, who is interested in the pool selling, was indicted and his cane still hangs fire. The delay not suiting the city, an arreet was made of persons who bought pool* and Jesse D. Carlisle -was arraigned for gambling. A trial was had- by jury covering two days and a verdict for de» fendant was returned Wednesday night Left Wife and Friends. GOBHES, Ind., April 12. —The mysterious disappearance of Edward O. Walker a week ago is explained. 1% has been learned that he left witlv -Peart Ritter, a dissolute woman. Walker's wife, who was but recently married, is prostrated. Hi* donble life had brought him into financial straits, which he had not the backbone to face, and he fled with the siren who had lured him to his ruin. Preparing- in Try Ihe tu.-HI.ta, HAMMOSD, Ind., April 12.— The riotous conspiracy cases against President Dominiek O.Malley, Referee Q-eorfl* Siler, Pugilist Billy Woods aud other members of the defunct Columbian Athletic association, which were to b« tried at the adjourned session of the Lake circuit court beginning April 16, were continued until the June term. on account of the sickness of Judge. Langdon, of Lafayette. S«w Hlfh School at Waba.h, Ind. W ABASH, Ind., April 12.— The laying of the corner-stone of the new high school building here Wednesday we* ' one of the greatest demonstrations th« city has ever known. The excreta** were under the auspices of the mosonio order. _ . TVIni a Suit for Injurle*. NOBLISVILLE,' Ind., April 12.— In tb* circuit court Wednesday the jury found for Rolla Foust TS, the American Strawboard company in the sum of t!J,500. Recently the plaintiff's left an» was caught in the machinery and crushed and burned to the body, crippling- him for life. He sued for $10,000. Dl>ll)llng Company Incorporated. ISDIANAPOLIS. Ind., April 12. — Th« Indiana Distilling company of Terr* Haute was incorporated Wednesday with 1500,000 capital. This is the concern which the whisky trust recently. tried to buy. The incorporators nro G. L. Woolsey, of Peoria, 111., F. B. Smith and Charles Vincent Short In llli Account". SCLI.IV AX, Ind., April 13.— PostOffloe) Inspector Vickery has found a shortage. in ex-Postmaster Chiggage's account ot 1530. Chiggage claims his depu.y. It P. Lacey, who had full charge of th*. office, embezzled ithe funds. A Ilolel Borned. WABASH, Ind., April 12.— The Cottage hotel at Converse, 17 miles southwest, of this city, was totally destroy**- , by fire Wednesday night Most of th* . furniture was sayed. Loss about 12,500; no insurance. Manager Blohek ELKHART, Ind., April 12. — K. <X Bickel, of this city, has resigned hi* position us general manager of th* ElUhart & Western railway, th« eaat- ern terminus of which is at this plao*. •10.OOO MOITOTE, Ind., April 13. — Mart!» Dressy, who lost an eye some tins* ainoe at the Muncie architectural iro» work», has brought suit against U* company, Mk Found HI* Wife SBKBIDAN. Ind., April M.-CharU«. Bines awoke Wednesday mornta* to find his wif. dead at hU aid*, heart failure being the cause,

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