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Logansport, Indiana
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Wednesday, April 18, 1894
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™iT^?">™^^ APRIL 18, J894. ^'WORLD'S FAIR ART PORTFOLIO COUPON. « coupons of different dates and 10 ceott secures the current number of Art Portfolios. See advertisement. VOL. XIX. LOGANSPORT, INDIANA. WEDNESDAY MORNING, APRIL 17, 1894. NO. 93 THE BIG STRIKE. Spread of the Tie-Up of Great Northern Road, the The Whole Line May Be Affected— The Coal Miners Making Preparation for Their Strike. Above cut shows the beautiful lew Quarters 409-411 BROADWAY, Tie Bee Hive DJJI Will occupy after this week. During the present and last week of stay on Fourth very cheap. Street we willl our offer goods Wiler & Wise. During this week only. 315 Fourth St. USED HIS GUN. Shooting Affair in Ex-Preiident HarriBon'i Lav Office. . B. Copland, During • Quarrel, Shoots Attorney Harrit and W. H. Bruning. K-ATTY. GEN. MILL KB IS DANGER INPLIXAPOHS, Ind., April 17.— In the law office of Harrison. Miller & Elam, (shortly after noon, there was an exciting shooting affray. Ex-President Harrison and ex-Attorney General Miller are tho senior members of the firm. A. conference had been arranged b«tweon William B. Copoland and William B. B. Bruniag, rival litigants, of Madison, Ind,, and their attorney at the office. Uruning, his attorney, Hon A. C. Harris, and Ferd Winter, a mem ber of the law firm, were already In the room when Copeland came In and, without saying a word, drew a revolver and began shooting at Bruning, whose •worn enemy he was. Wounded Both. The first two shots struck Mr. Harris In the left arm, fracturing the bone. pThe third struck Bruning In the cheek near the month, inflicting a very dangerous wound. W. H. U. Miller ran into th« room and attempted to seite Copeland, who tried to shoot kh« ex-attorney general of the United State*, but was prevented. In the meantime, however, he had used his weapon as a club and had beaten CBruning frightfully about the head and If ace. Both Will Recover. Men in the adjoining offices rushed In and prevented further shooting. Popeland was arrested. He IB an ex- member of the legislature from Jefter»on county. Mr. Harris is not danger- Doily woundod. Bruning will probably recover. Several suits are pending b^weon him and Copeland and a v«ry bitter feeling ex- let*. Copeland had evidently come to the place of meeting with the deliberate intention of killing his enemy. PITIFUL SCENE IN COURT. iAa A(«l Han Kn«et« Btfor* the Woman H* ll»d Wldowitd. BUJTAI.O, N. Y., April 17.— Wjlliam B- Griffith*, A farmer of Tonawanda, rthli county, wai convicted of man- jalanghter in the first degrte for the kill- png of Charles Emerson lait September, land wa* sentenced to five years' imprl»- )onment in the Erie county peni- 'tontiary. Emerson wai removing hay jfrom Griffith.' barn in defiance of the Batter'a protests, whereupon Griffiths procured a gun and threatened to Snoot Emerson advanced on Griffiths Nrith a pitchfork, and the latter fired kith fatal result A pitiful toene was enacted when Griffiths waa brought In for sentence. tJndjre Ward sentenced Griffiths to five •rear* in the penitentiary at hard labor. The elderly culprit bowed re«pect- ffnlly to the court, then turned, and twith tottering steps threaded. hi* way jto a woman garbed in widow'a weeds, itua I aoo covered, with *. Tell oi crape, who sat within the railing- She was Mrs. Emerson, widow of the man who lost his life at the prisoner's hands. Down upon h's knees before her he dropped, and, with*a voice trembling with suppressed emotion, said: "Mrs. Emerson, God knows I am sorry I killed him." The courtroom was as still as a churchyard as this singular scene was enacted. Mr. Griffiths' word and manner seemed to indicate the sincerity of his repentance. Eli white hair fell about his face, and altogether he was a picturesque figure as he kneeled before the woman who was bereaved by his ill-considered act The widow burst into tears aqd her sobs were heard in every part of the room. Blsing from his knees Griffiths returned to his place and .took his seat Immediately the court adjourned and the prisoner was led back to the jail to enter at once upon serving his term unless his attorneys succeed in getting a stay. Griffiths is 57 years of age. Absorbed UK Blvitl. ST. Louis, April 17.—The St Louis Terminal company, operating the Eaiis bridge and tunnel here, has completed the absorption of the Merchants' Bridge and 'Tunnel company, which was startud a few year* ago to provide competition in trans-river traffic. The work of operating the two terminal systems will be done by the Bads bridge force. The Merchants' company will maintain a presideot and board of directors to comply with the law. Three Children llurned to D»th. LOUISVII.LIC, Ky., April 17.—A special to the Times from Pinevllle says: The cabin of John Duncan, a negro living about B miles from this place, caught fire Monday night and burned down, cremating three small children. The children had been left in the house alone and were too small to got away from tho burning building. Neven Hundred Chickens Burned. OXFOKD, 0,, April 17.—Seven hundred young chickens were burned to death Monday afternoon on Joseph Farley's place. Farley operated the largest chicken farm In the state, and had just placed 300 chicks from the incubator* in one of the buildings, which caught flre from a coal oil stove. The loss is covered by insurance. Indian* Woman B.IIU Herself. EICHMOND, Ind., April 17.—Mrs. Baxter Cooper, a prominent woman of thl* place, committed suicide Monday night by shooting herself twice with a revolver. It is supposed that a sudde* fit of insanity prompted the act School Celling fmU*. MONTMJAL, Can., April 17.—A telephone message says the coiling klverslde school In Point St Charles, a Montreal suburb, collapsed at 10 a. m. Three children were crushed to death »nd several wounded. 11*11 Player Breaks nu L,tg, NEW YORK, April 17.—James Burke, catcher for Springfield, sustained a com- x>nnd fracture of the left leg just above ,he ankle in a collision at home with Tom Burns In Monday's game at Brook- yd. Brooklyn won easily. Burke waa reaching for a wild bill thrown to Wick out Burns, IT GROWS LAI10KR. ST. PAUL, April 17.—The decision of thu Great Northern men beloug-inir to the American Railway union at St Cloud Monday night to strike has made that point the eastern cud of tho tied-up lines. That meanb that 4,000 railca of tho Great Northern system c;innot be operated V>y> tho company unclerproscnteonclitioris. The number of men involved cither ;is strikers or thrown out by tho strike is soveral thousand, the exact number not being now obtainable. Vice 1'roi.Ment llow- n r <l, of the American lijiilway union, eaid that lie was waiting to soc what the company proposed doiiiff before permitting the men in tho twin citios to go out. The meeting at Minneapolis decided to strike when Howard declared the time most opportune. May Iiivnlvu Other Jln:id*. No attempt has been made by the company to resume business on the tied up portion of the system except in a few instances. In those cases the strikers prevented the making up of trains, but offered no violence to the men at work An officer of the American Railway union says that the first move made by the Great Northern to hire non-union men will bo met by a strike on the Northern Pacific and Canadian lines, thus blocking absolutely all traffic. Monday night the Northern Pacific men refused to move Great Northern freight, although It stands in the Northern Pacific yards and obstruct* business. They declare they will go out before they will move the freight. Brotherhood jnen Woald Work. At the general offices of the company there was an indisposition to talk. President Hill was in conference with President Samuel Hill of the Montana Central, and it i» stated that they have instructed Superintendent Bryan to confer with the strikers at Dakota and Montana point* A large number of brotherhood engineers and firemen along tha line are willing to rename work, but the American union men refuse to man their trains. The brotherhood men who are out from sympathy with tho strikers have been informed by their chiefs that they are violating their oaths, and that if they continue to remain out they will be expelled from the brotherhood. Only Mall Cars Allowed to Move. The strike leaders have been careful to avoid Interfering with mail cars or cars carrying mail, claiming thereby to have avoided danger of clashing 1 with government officials; but a Great Northern official said that In the big "Q." strike the court* had decided that the whole, train was included in the terra "mall train," and the Great Northern believed itsolf clear of obligations to move a single mail car. Claim* of the Strikers. SEATTLE, Wash,, April 17.—Despite the statements of the officials that the Strike on the Great Northern does not extend further east than Mlnot, N. D., the leaders here say the whole system is tied up. Kumorc are afloat among the strikers that the Northern Pacific and every road west of the Missouri river, with the possible exception of Union Pacific, will bo tied up before next week. SPOKANE, Wash.7 April 17.—Not a wheel is turning from Minot, N. D., to Seattle. Assistant General Superintendent Farrel has received telegrams from the head officers of the Engineers' and Firemen's brotherhood and the Order of Railway Trainmen, assuring him the strike would receive no moral or financial support from them. No attempt will be made to move trains out of Spokane tintil the trouble is settled. The Miners' Strike. PITTSBURGH, Pa., April 17,—Arrinfa- munts for the coal miners' strike have been nearly completed. It is pretty certain that some of the operators at least are now preparing to continue operations with new men the moment their present em- ployes lay down their picka. They claim that about half of the 800,000 miners in the country are out of work and have been idle most of the winter because they could find no employment They are consequently poor and anxious to go to work at any price. It is therefore claimed that the operators will have no trouble in getting men to take the strikers' places. To OrfunUe Illinois Miners. TBBBK HAUTE. Ind., April 17.—National Vice President Penna and State President Dunkerly left Monday for Illinois, the former for Pana and Ihe of ! latter for Grape Creek, to orgs/taj lodges of the United Mine Workers in that state. Twenty more organiien will spend the week in Illinois preparing for the general strike to bo begun next Saturday. The Alabama Strike. BiBMnroa..* Ala., April 17.—The miners of Walker county hare decided to Join th« strike. The negroes at Blue Creek were glrtn ample protection to go to work, but, although under contract to fill th« -P 1 * 5 " 8 ot the white utrlkert. tbw. Wrfwd. tn? Work. number of men now out Is »,OOU. The force of deputies at Blue Creek has been doubled and Pratt City-has received additional guards. H. F. De- Bardeleben.of the Tennessee Coal, Iron & Railroad company, is ont in a card stating that wages will be reduced if it takes a war of four years. Colccrs' Strike 1'ructlcnlly Ended. COK.NKLL6Vll.uc, Pa., April 17.—The only disturbance in the Connellsville region Monday was at the Wheeler works of the Cambria Iron company, when the women drove the men from the yards, Tho other works in the region are generally in operation. The leaders of the strike now admit that the failure of tho Prick men to come out has killed the strike. MUST BE COUNTED. All Members Present Will Be Noted in Making a Quorum. WILL BE SHOT. De Mello, the llriUElllan Kubol I.c'iidnr, HH.WOcM Two FIrttH. BUK.VOS AYRES, April 17.—Five of the warships that bcloneed to the ]!ni/.ilian insurgent Bcut commanded by Admiral de Mullo arrived or? this port Monday night Tho vessels are the llupublica, Meteuro, Iris, L'runo and Ksperanza. If Admiral de Mello fails into the hands of President 1'eixoto thorn is little doubt that ho will be promptly tried by court-martial and shot. On ull sides the utmost contempt Is expressed for Do Mullo, whose desertion of Admiral da Gama is looked upon. as being a piece of cowardly treachery, which even the admiral's most intimate supporters condemn. Itia stated that Da Gama proposes to seek out Admiral de Mello and compel him to meet him In mortal combat. Those who know De Mello believe he will take care to avoid any such mooting. MOSTKVIDEO, April 17.—The capture of Admiral Mello by the fleet of President Peixoto Is looked upon here as bo- ing only.a question of a few hours. President Pelxoto's government, through the Brazilian minister here, offers to pay the quarantine fees and all other urgent expenses, together with free passage home, of all Qen. Salgado's refugee forces who desire to return to Brazilian territory. This Is coupled with a guarantee of freedom from political persecution on account of their recent rebellion to all of them who abandon hostility toward the constitutional authorities. Word has been received here from Santa Victoria, in the province of Santa Catharina, Brazil, that after Admiral Mello's fleet left Uruguayan waters he attempted to regain a foothold at Bio Grande City. He landed a force' of men on the beach south of the harbor entrance, but President Peixoto's troops attacked them BO successfully that they were forced to reembark after sustaining a loss in killed, wounded and captured of more than 500 of their number. The fleet then sailed north with Mello still on board the Republica, and is now iiear Pernambuco. One of President Pelxoto's gunboats, the Cabidello, blew up near Bolen the other day, killing or wounding fifteen of the crew. RAILWAY MEN TO MEET. A Convention of Brotherhood* to Dlscuu i'lans for Securing Legislation. NEW YORK. April 17.—A call, has been issued for a grand convention of the railroad employes of the United States, Canada and Mexico to be held here May 27, 38 and 29. The call is approved by tha chief • executives of the Order of Railway Conductors, brotherhoods of Locomotive Engineers, Locomotive Firemen, Railroad Trainmen, Railway Telegraphers and Switchmen's Mutual Aid society. The convention will be held under tho auspices of the New York division No, 54 and Millard division No. 108 of the Order of Railroad Conductors. The purpose of the convention is to consider and agree upon, if possible, a line of action to bo followed in securing such legislation as may be considered beneficial to railroad employes. Also to outline a policy to be pursued in the matter of an arbitration law and the foundation of state organizations in all the states of the United States and Canada and Mexico. The convention will bo held at tho Lenox lyceum, and. It is expected, will be one of the greatest gatherings of railroad men ever held in this country. GOV. WAITE TRIUMPHS. Ills Men Are In Charge of Denver's Police and Fire Board. CENTER, CoL, April 17.—The decree of the supreme court has been carried into effect, and Gov. Waite's police and fire board has taken peaceable possession. Hamilton Armstrong Is chief of police and William E. Roberts chief of the fire department The petition of chief of the detective department has not yet been filled. Immediately upon learning the opinion of tho supreme court Dennis Mullina resigned from the state board of pardons. Mrs. James B. Belford is the only person being considered for the position. The House Adopts the New Rule Decided Upon by the Recent Caucus of the Democrats. NO JIOHE FILIBUSTERING. WASHINGTON, April 17.—By a vote of 2113 to 47, the republicans voting for it, the house adopted the quorum- counling rule. There was a very large attendance on both sides of the house when it met in anticipation of the Cfjht over the adoption of the new quorum counting rule, and Jie galleries were also unusually well tilled. Without asingle preliminary the house plunged into Uie contest, lu order to prevent parliamentary complications Mr. CatchiiijfS, from the committee on rules, beciired recognition before the journal was read, and afte withdrawing- the rule reported from that committee last Thursday, he im mediately presented the report ns^ree upon just before the house convened The report was read from the clerk' desk as follows: The Now Rule*. "Amend rule 11 by inserting between clause 1 and £ Uie following as cluuso 2 and tho number of oliiuse ~ to clause 3: "Upon every rollc»ll und before thereof the speaker shall n»mo two members one from eueh side ol tho pending queitlon If practicable, wno Blmil take tlielr place at the olork'n ilenk, to lell tho nume of at laasl enough members whc are in tho hall of ine Loune during the roll call who do not respond, wben »dde< lo those responding, to m»ke a quorum. If a Quorum doei not respond on tao roll call, then the names of theue so noted as preu ent shall ha reported to tho speaker, •hall caus*> ibe Hit to bo culled from the clerk's dealt and recorded In the journal, and in determlnlnf the presence of a Quorum to d< bunlnoBB, those who voted, those who »n nwered present and those no reported presen shall be considered. Members noted m«y, when tnoir names »re called, rooord their votes, notnllhit*caing the provision* of olaune 1 of this rule. "Amend clause 1 of rule I by adding the follow Ing words: 'And on rollcull, should ho noi vote, he shall answer preseot, 1 to M to read: 'Every member shall be present within the hal of the house during lu sitting*, unlens excused or necessarllT preveated, and i>aaU vote on each question put, unless he has a direct per tonal or pecuniary Interest In the event of such Question, and on a rclloall shall he not Tote lie shall answer present.' " ConfintulBtwl Beed. The itrugplei to-day was short, sharp Md decisive. There wm« a half-hour's talk on both sides. Tbe vote on the new rule wu then taken and resulted —yeaa, 212| nayii, 47. Immediately tin vote was announced the republican members crowded into Beed's aisle and as they passed him warmly shook his hand, while Speaker Crisp pounded for order. Just as the last man in the line passed Mr. Kilgore (Tex.), the great filibuster, walked over and congratulated Reed Thereupon the house set up a yell', even Speaker Crisp's stern countenance relaxed for a momentary smile, and the business of the house was resumed. Rmd Says JUttl*. It was thought that Mr. Reed would make a long speech; instead, he spoke for only two minutes in a semi-humorous vein, ending just before the vote, with this sentence: "I congratulate the Fifty-third congress upon the wise decision which it is about to make" ilis face showed his gratification, however. I>eath of it Prominent German. MUNICH, April 17.—Count Adolphe Frederick von Sebuck, the author and millionaire, is dead. He left his immense picture gallerj' to Emperor William on condition that it be added to the Berlin museum. Count von Schack was born in lirusowitz, near Sherwin, Mecklenburg, August B, 1815. In early life he was a great traveler in the east and wrote a number of books relating to the Moors and Arabs, and in addition several tragedies and dramas. Idln Money In San Francisco Banks. SAN FKANOISCO, April 17.—Thrre is 115,000,050 lying idle in the San Francisco commercial banks—money for which the bankers can find no use. This is said to be the largest surplus known for many years and it is still growing. This money is offered for i STATE TELEGRAMS. Frews Flaahod Over the Wire* tram Indiana Cities and Town* Bride and Groom Have Never Met* JEFFKRSOXVILLK, Ind., April 17.—Mi* Matilda Ogle, a cultured widow of thUl city, has a romantic experience. She is) wed to Albert Hicks, a thrifty farmer of Front Creek, Mich., and Monday afternoon she left for that city. Last Drtcombcr Mrs. Ogle received several matrimonial paper* from an unknown person. In thorn she &:LW the name and address of Albert Hicks, who was anxious for a wife Jlrs. Ogle longed for a husband. She wrote him a tender missive and he promptly responded. Au epistolary ac- Quiiintance was be^im that soon ripened into love. Photographs were exchanged, a proposal of marriage followed and Mrs. Ogle :ieceptcd Mr. Hicks, though several hundred mile* distant. The parties had never met Mrs. Otrlc is of high social standing. Jtoy JiamliLn OiiiKht in » Cave. CHAWKOHDSVILLK, Ind., April 17.— Thrui; prominent families of Crawfordsville are in mourniug over the fate that has overtaken their children. Harry Bishop, Owen Miller and Archit Gilbert were arrested Monday foj committing 1 a series of daring burglaries. For months the robbery ol stores here has continued, and large amounts of goods have been stolen. Sunday night the boys were found in their cave in the midst of bales of stolen goods. None of the lads is ovet 14 years old. They confessed theii guilt and will be sent to the reform school. Tbe boys were Inspired by reading dime novels.. In Dancer of a Life Sentence, MUNCH, Ind., April n.-rTohn Harl was arrested here and taken to New . Castle, Pa., Monday, where he will M* Bwer to enough charges, if convicted, to keep him in prison the whole of htl life. Be wu in jail there charged with forgery on five counts, for burglary and for highway robbery. There was also a serious charge mad* against him bj a 15-year-old girl. A few weeks ago Hart escaped by a*> saultlng the turnkey, and three pri» onerc escaped with him. Fooled the VlremeB. ISDIA.JTAPOLIS, Ind.. April 17.—Monday afternoon a cloud shot up from tin tower of the German Evangelical church on New York street and UM firemen were hastily summoned. No evidence of fire was discos ered after mounting to the roof, and it finally developed that millions oi bees were swarming from the tower, BO dense that in the sunlight the column had every appearance of smokt driven by intense flames. Fatal Boiler Explosion. COLUMBIA CITY, Ind., April 17.—Th« boiler in George Shipley's sawmill, t miles southeast of this city, exploded Monday with terrific force. The building was totally destroyed. Ami Hiveley was struck with a piece of th« boiler and died an hour later. George Shipley had his shouldei crushed and a hand broken. Jamet Shipley received a gash in the head, i piece of the boiler weighing l.UOO poundi was carried 80 rods. Where the Money Wont. INDIANAPOLIS, lod.. April IT.—Th« testimony in the prosecution of tho Indianapolis bank wreckers Mondaj brought out where the money is planted. \V. P. Boulton, manager of the eat- change department of the First national bank of Chicago, testified thai ic had sent by cable at different timet to Elijah Coffin, an uncle of the defendant Coffins, who was tho secretary of the London branch of the concern, 1200,000. Fatally Hurt In a Runaway. BOSTON, Ind., April 17.—Patrick Cannavan, a democratic politician, received a broken back, a broken noa* and internal injuries Monday afternoon >ecause of his t«am being attacked by» live of bees and causing it to run away, A 17-year-old son was along, ut escaped injury. Mr. Cannavan'i njuries will prove fatal. An Afcd Dan* U»nr« Himself. INDIANAPOLIS, Ind.. April 17.—John ;• •; , - t „ „,„,.„,•, Hansen, a Dane, 70 years old, was found loan as low as 4 per cent on first-class | iu ^ iaanoutho ; scMondll y. AnoU cA/vtir>;tTr H»,f all ^nllatrfrn.! IR sp.riitin- ° & , . . . -^ , was found near by, written in Danish, to tho effect that he would kill himself and that he had dothing to live for. security, but all collateral is scrutinized more closely than was the case a year ago. Kept HI* Word. 0. T., April 17.—When John Logan was on trial for robbery he threatened to kill John Allen, a ne- gro, the chief witness against him. •should he ever be free again. Monday jjiffht Logan escaped from the jail at Savannah, went straight to Riddle's ranch, and shot Allen dead T He has not been captured. Heekl a New Trial. WASHINGTON, April 17.—The motion by Col. Breekinrldge for a new trial of I Hancock head variety, the Pollard-Breckinridge case was filed with the clerk of the c ircuit court at 9 o'clock p- m. fitrm It to Charity. PABIS, April 17.—Baron de Rothschild ha» won the first prize of 100,000 francs in the Marseilles municipal lottery. The entire sum will be given to •haritr. Only Kxperte Can Detect Them. ST. Louis, April 17.—Many counterfeit two-dollar bills are in circulation here, and are giving the United State* secret service no small amount of trouble. The bills are known as the The work on them is excellent, and uo one but an expert could detect them. Accepts the Indiana Receiver. Borrox, April 17.—The supreme oonrt has handed down a decision ordering that M80,000, the reserve fund of tha Massachusetts branches of the Iron Hall, be paid to the receiver at Indian- Killed in a bewer. INDIANAPOLIS,' Ind., April 17.—John Kennedy, a laborer, was killed Mon day morning while at work in a sewer at Eay and Michael streets. A heavy wooden roller fell 10 feet and struck Kennedy on the top of the head. tilrl Fatally Burned. 1 VALPARAISO, Ind., April 17.—ML* Anna Knehl was watching her brother* burning brush Monday when her clothing caught fire. She started to run and fell irfX»* blazing brush heap and was fatally burned. Death of James M. TIann. WABASH, Ind., April 17.—James 1C. Hann, ex-recorder of Wabash county, and for several years city marshal of Wabash, died at his home in this city . Monday of consumption, aged 53 yearkv A Conifot Captured. MICHMAN Crrr, Ind., April 17.—W. B. Bain, who escaped from the penitentiary, wu captured Monday in Chunk, Pa.

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