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Logansport, Indiana
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Thursday, April 19, 1894
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APRIL JO, 18O4. WORLD'S FAIR ART PORTFOLIO COUPON. 0 coupons of different dates and 10 cents secures the current number of Art Portfolios. See advertisement. VOL. XIX. LOGANSPOKT, INDIANA, THUKSDAY MOKNING, APKIL 1$ 1894. NO. 94 Above cut shows the beautiful 409-411 BROADWAY, Tie Bee Hive Diy Will occupy after this week. During the present and last week of our stay on .Fourth Street we willl offer goods very cheap. Wiler & Wise. During this week only. 315 Fourth St. COST THKEE LIVES. Terrible Kesultofthe Explosion of a Dilapidated Boiler at Keokuk, Three Men Are Instantly Killed and Another Injured So Badly That He Will Die. XAJIES OF TI1K VICTIMS. KEOKL-K, la,, April 18.— Three men were killed and a fourth fatally injured by the explosion of a boiler at the electric light plant at 9 a. m. The •victims are: J. E. Sterritt, Patsy Keefe, John Rowan; Charles Jones, will die. Tho boiler was a portable affair, the same as used to operate threshing machines. It furnished power to operate a machine to drill an artesian well at the electric light plant of the J. C. Hutchinson company, and^was owned by Hterritt, who had the contract to drill the well Keefe was the engineer. Row an, a spectator, and Jones, a plumber, were engaged about the plant. Operations had been in progress only a few minutes when the explosion occurred. The boiler was hurled backward through the building about SO feet. Portions of the boiler were hurled into the Mississippi river, 800 yards distant. Sterritt was thrown against a coal Wn and was killed. Rowan was hurled through the air 50 yards and the top of his head blown off. Keefe's body was found 00 yards distant Jones was thrown 40 yards and so badly injured that ho will die. The boiler was an old one and hud been giving trouble prior to the explosion, _ CHILI ANXIOUS TO SETTLE. *M»t»r7 Ore»Iiain'« New CommlMlon LlkelJ, Therefore, to lie AooupUble. WASHIXOTOX, April 18, — Secretary !<5resh»m has proposed to the govorn- ment of Chili tho establishment of « new commission to consider the Y«l»lm8 which failed to be adjudicat- «d by tho commission which was ended by the terms of tho treaty on April 0. An intimation that Chili will agree to the proposition has already >eec received through unofficial sources, The new treaty is iu all re| " apecU similar to the recent one. Rati- ficatiout cannot be exchanged until the /Chilian congreis meets on June 1, but f (there is little doubt that the treaty I will prove acceptable to the members { of that congress, as it is understood on LMqnestionablo authority that the .^^hilian government is anxiou» to t promptly settle the remaining claims ' 1 ;'•) i»th« than permit '-. Texatious existence. their continued BEHRINQ StAJHLL PASSED. , Tk» Me»ur« Approved by the House of Lords Without Debat*. LOHDON, April 18.—The Behrlngsea 'bill was r«ad Tuesday in the house of lord* for the third time and passed. There was no debate on the measure. \YAIHIHGTOK, April 18.—The modifl- catlons which have been made in the British Bearing tea bill hare robbed jthat measure of the features which WWt most obnoxloui to our gorern- it. and it it Wfctod but th*t U tho act is thoroughly' administered there will be little opportunity for pelagic sealing in the closed zone. lie Muit Die. LJTTLK ROCK, Ark., April 18,—Gov. Fishback has refused to commute the death sentence of Samuel Vaughn, and he will be hanged April 27. Vaughn was twice convicted of murder in the first degree, he having hired one Hards- peth to kill County Clerk Page, of Madison county, in 189S. Hardspeth turned state's evidence, fastened the crime on Vaughn and skipped. Vaughn was one of the prominent men of northern Arkansas, Killed by Outlaws. WICHITA, Kan., April 18.—The outlaws, who effected the jail delivery at Newkirk, 0. T., Monday night, letting loose five convicts, entered the cabin of Ed Winteruiuth, 15 miles west of Ponca, !. T., Tuesday morning. Seeing that Wintermuth recognized them as the Dnlton gang one of the outlaws shot Wintermuth through the head. The outlaws tlien rode off through the hills. _____^_ Two Marino* Jlurned Up. SAN FiKAJi'cisco, April 18.—News is brought by tlie steamer Peru that two murinus from the United States steamer Marion n.n<i four Japanese women were burned to death by the fire which recently destroyed a quarter of a mile of property in Yokohama. The marines were nainud Mooro and Wood. Kx-lJiinkt'r Tliurntim Froe. Siiici.nvviLi.K, 111., April 18.—Thomas 11. Thornton, ex-bankur of this city, under indictment for embezzlement, is now a frcu rn;m, Judge Foulco having quashed the indictment against him. Mr. Thornton was at one timo under a $,•50,001) bond for the alleged offense, Twflvu I.lv«i "Wore I.ont. UurKAi.o. N. Y., ApriJ 18. — The American Glucose company has made the official announcement that twelve men died in the fire that burned the works here. Others are believed to be in the ruins. iMaJ. Comly 1» l)e»<l. NEW YOIIK, April 18.—Maj. Clifton Comly, president of the ordnance board, under whom many of the government tests of guns at Sandy Hook have been made, died here of paralysis. Alark Twain Aiilg-ni. NBW YOKK, April IS.— Samuel L, Clemens, (Mark Twain) and Fred L. Hall, composing tho publishing firm of Webster & Co., have made an assignment, Uuluth Urldife Authorized. WASHINGTON, April IS.—A bill was passed by the senate authorizing the construction of a bridge across the St. Louis river between the states of Wisconsin and Minnesota. Jnuiped from the Window*. BANOOB, Me., April 18.—Fire gutted the Merchants' hotel. The house was filled with guests and many jumped from the windows. Several were severely injured. Skerrett I> Promoted. WA8HIXGTOX, April 18.—The president has appointed Commodore Joseph S. Skerrett to be a rear admiral and Capt Joseph N. Miller to be a commodore. SHOWS ITS HAND. The Great Northern Company Wil Fight the Strike. Federal Injunctions Secured — New Men to Be Protected—Troubles of Kelly'* Army in Iowa. STRIKERS EXJOINED. ST. l-'.UT., Minn., April 18.— Thi Great Northern ollicials havr. aroused In tlio circuit court of the United Stutuii for Minnesota nnd North Dakota, Judge Sanborn issuet orders enjoining- strikers anil al others from interfering- by threats, force or intimidation with the. business of tho Croat Northern Railway company or with its property Or employes, and the United. States marshals sent out on trains large forces of deputy marshals to servo the orders. Nothing will be left undone to alVord adequate protection to the company's employes and its property. Trains will be moved on Its linos. The company claims that it has the assurances of the men on th^ dliYerent branches that they are ready to move trains and discharge their duties if they can be protected. It is reported that the inter fereuce hitherto has been from outsiders and discharged men. The company has received offers from hundreds of men who want work, but has taken no steps to replace the men in its employ. Not a Trulii Moving. FAUGO, N. D., April IS.—No Great Northern trains are moving OQ any of the branches through here. Two carloads of beef in Moorhead were tendered by the Great Northern to the Northern Pacific Tuesday, but the latter refused to accept them. Messrs. Hannaford, Kimberly and Kendrick of the Northern Pacific were here on the way to the coast Mr. flanunford says there Is no fear of the strike spreading to the Northern Pacific, They will not accept Great Northern freight, as they do not have to under the decision of the supreme court in tlie case of tbe Oregon Short line, decided some yours ago. Everything is quiet Injunction liineiL A Fargo (N. D.) special .to the Journal says a temporary injunction has been issued by Judge Sanborn In the United States court restraining .the strikers from interfering with the moving of trains. An attempt will be made to run a trai n from Fargo to CJrand Forks under the protection of a posse of United States marshals. Over 4.00O Mllei of Hoad idle. The end of the fifth day since the American Railway union declared the strike finds it extended over all the linoi of the company except a short distance from this city, and of the 4,495 miles of the system not to exceed 200 miles are in operation. This has been accomplished thus far without anything threatening bloodshed and the men say there Is no danger of any trouble. They are determined, however, and will allow uo trains to be made up or to be moved. At points along the line where mail trains were stopped by the strikers there has been daily an attempt to make up these trains and send them forward to their destinations, but in every instance the strikers managed to prevent such a move. . l>olivj» I" tlie Malli. WASHINGTON, April 18.—Pobtal officials arc determined to carry into execution every reasonable plan that will tend to overcome the delays in the mails caused by the strike on the Great Northern road. The departmeut is kept advised of every development in tlie strike. Assistant General Superintendent Neilson, of the railway mail service, is at St.'Paul superintending the arrangements for relieving the postal delays. Jowi Troopn Withdrawn. COUNCIL BLUFFS, la,, April 13.—As tlie result of an indignation meeting held by laboring men liere Gov. Jackson at noon ordered tho militia to break camp at the Chautauqua grounds and return to Council Bluffs. This leaves the industrials free to march east on foot or to capture a train if one comes along. Much Indignation. OMAHA, Neb., April 18,—Kelly's army is still at the old Chnutauqua grounds cast of Council Bluffs, and the situation Is a dangerous one. The men were wet to the skin and chilled to the bone, while the Iowa militiamen surrounded them with fixed bayonets and kept them from tho shelter of the buildings. Laboring men holding a meeting in front of the New York Life building to denounce the treatment accorded Kelley's army were dispensed by the police. One of the speakers announced that he would furnish 2,000 rounds of ammunition to clean out the Iowa militia. Will Stay All Summer. BAI.TIMOBI, Md., April 18.— A special to tho Sun from the canal boat near Green Spilngs contains an interview with Gen. Coxey, outlining his intentions at Washington. Its purport is that the army will not disband, but will permanently encamp at Washington and be maintained there until con- irresB either passes the lejrUlatlon he desire* or adjourn*. H« la making ample preparation* to «t»y all summer I* nMttl«a.CTr. _ RoaUy for Coxey. WASHINGTON, April 18.—Coxey and his advancing army of common wealers have ceased to be regarded as a joko by the national and local authorities, and precautions are being taken to protect the capital city against invasion. Scaled instructions have been given to the police, but the authorities decline to make public their intentions »t present. It is understood that a plan has been arranged by which tbeCoxey- itcs are to bo kept under surveillance while they are in this vicinity. The war department has formulated its plan for the protection and defense of the government property, and preparations have bueu uiu.dc to muster at VYashing- ton .snfiicient force to aid the civic authorities if the assistance of the government is needed. No orders have yet been promulgated, but it is understood that the regular troops stationed at Washington barracks and Fort Meyer arc iu readiness to respond to tlie call for duly at a moment's notice. If the combined regular and district military J'oi'ees arc 1 not Kufiieient there are two batteries of artillery al Fort Won roc, only five huiirs away, nnd two batteries at Itiiltimore, forty-five minutes distant. . Troops can be brought from Fort Mcllcnry in on hour. It is proposed to surround Coxey an his command as soon as they com within the city limits. According t the order of march Coxey and bis bau are nut expected here until May 1. 1 the meantime tlio local authorities ar proceeding with cine caution and wil be prepared to deal nrrniy and do termincdly with them when they ar rive. DEATH OF HENRY S. IVES. BLOOD FLOWS. Eiot Follows an Attempt to Enforce a Law at Detroit, HOOS1ER HAPPENINGS. Fight Between Strikers and a Sheriff's Posse—Two Men Killed and Several Wounded. Information of Espeoial Interest to Indianlans. Napoleon of Finance " Kipirct at A«ho vllle, N. C.—HU Career. ASHKVILLE, N. C., April 18.—Honrj S. Ives, the "Napoleon of nnance" o New York, died here Tuesday night He came here about two months ago in the tertiary' stage of consumption, an< HENTtY B. 1VKS. iad been confined to his bed almost constantly since. The remains will be ;aken to his old homo in Ohio for nurial. [Henry S. Ives was formerly a member of ho firm of Henry S, Ives & Co., which failed for *15,000,OUO In August, 1887. In September, 1889 Ives was brought for trial before Recorder Smytlio for over-lssulnx 6,000 shares of Clncto uiUl, Hamilton & Day ton stock. The jurors an' nounced themselves unable to agree. It was lellovud Hint u now trial could bu ordered, but ves effected a compromise with Ills creditors at about live cents on tho dollar and got out of ,-udlow street jiill on March 18, 1800, after a "ear's Incarceration, He promptly went back o Wull street, spent money frefly and or a your kept tbe street In a state if nervousness by sondlns outi/rumors hat ho hwl »ecurud control of this or hat prominent road. But In Juno. 1801, ho was Stacked by hemorrhages, and lifter that :ot out of active business life. Ho appeared to iave saved plenty of money from Lla wreck ,ud entertained luvlghly. Ho married Miss Lilian Gertrude Sears, it eoiclo-opciru singer, la s'ew York, November it], IbOS. The old Indict- raonti ;igaln.it him had be«n dismissed »nd ho eclarcd himself at pe*cu with the vforld. In 'Vorunry, 1893, his nomo appeared In connoo- Ion with a scbnme to control tho Clevelund, \krou & Columbus railroad, but he fulled to do nythinK with tho plan on account of his repu- ailon and sinle then tho public has hoard othlng or him.: Fanlo at a I'lro. CBACOW, April 18.—A fire at Hrad- sch, Moravia, destroyed the ladies' chool, the hotel, Franciscan raonaste- y and the church tower, which fell nto the market place. The annual iarket was being 1 held at the time and arge numbers of people were present t the conflagration. The fall of the church tower caused a panic, during which a number of persons were injured by being trampled upon. No loss of life is reported. ~" Charged with Strangling- Her stepson. LouisviLLB, Ky., April 18.—Mrs, Jeff Qullett, tbe wife of a prominent farmer of Magoffln county, Ky., has been arrested and placed in jail at Salyers- vlllo, charged with having strangled to death her 11-year-old stepson. Took HU Own Iilfn. &AX3INAW, Mich., A-prll 18.—Ex-State Senator A. B. Wood was found dead in his barn at noon Tuesday, haying committed suicide by hanging. Despondency caused by financial reverses U attributed as the cause. Killed by Ills Victim's Son. SHELBY VII.IJB, Ky., April 18. —DouclM Wakefield, living near here, who shot his employer, Mr. Thomas, in the aria, was shot and killed by Thomas' son, who escaped. Bcpobllekn ConTUttan. Wii., April l8>-TheWl»- coniin republicans will hold their «Ut* convention In thil city on July M. AN AFKIIAV AT DETKOIT. DKTIIOIT, Mich., April IS. — The trouble between Polish strikers and tho city wiitor commissioners, over the (liffgiiig of trendies oust of the city limits culminated in riot, bloodshed and death shortly after noon. The attitude of the Poles being- so threatening, linfjineer Williams attempted to withdraw his workmen peacefully, when the men suddenly ni.-,heil upon Foremiin George Ciithuy and ubsatiitcd him with picks. A Furion 1 * Fij;ht. At this timo Sheriff Collins stood ;id- [Iressiiif; one section of the mob, while Deputy Slcyskal addressed another section. Suddenly tncrc \v;is a rush with uplifted picks ni)d shovels, and a second later the revolvers began to pop :md everything was in tlie wildest confusion. About fifteen men were ..laying pipe and tho crowd rushed "P'-.VA.. them. They left the trench, fleeing Kir their lives. Sheriff Collins emptied his revolver at the advancing rioters aud six of his deputies, who were present, followed suit. The Victim*. Andrew Karnotski and an unknown Pole were killed. Tho following were injured: Sheriff Collins, cut in head, right leg, and a number of severe body bruises; George Cathey, many cuts and bruises; unknown Polaudcr, shot in the back; Quadrepski, shot in the breast; Laurenz Kulwicki, shot in the hip; Tony Gerkewiak, shot in the thigh; Turnkey Steyekal, VV. E. Frix, Andrew Boersig and John R. Fisher, an Evening News reporter, were also more or less injured. ELECTRIC PLANT BURNED. Ftr« at SacrthiuoDtn Far»l7Eon the Street C»r Linen—Lou* »3OO,OOO. SACRAMENTO, CaL, April 18.—The entire electric plant of tbe Capitol Gas company, which holds the contracts for lighting the city and running street can, wa* burned about 8 o'clock a. m. Twenty-four dynamos were burned and half a dozen of the most powerful engines on the coast were practically destroyed. The total loss amounts to $300,000. Unless the car company can mako arrangements to secure horsei to operate its extensive lines the people here will be entirely without streetcar accommodations. Fuuds for tho N»vy. WASHINGTON, April IS.—Mr. Cum- rcings (dem., N, Y.). chairman of the house naval affairs committee, has submitted to the house the naval appropriation bill for the coming fiscal year. As reported it carries an appropriation of $25,280,906, being f2,670,313 less than the estimates, and an increase of 13,170,905 over the appropriation for the current fiscal year. ^_ Thulr DnyB Are finiubcrcd. WASHINGTON, April 3a—It is probable the present congress may abolish a number of offices of collectors of customs in smaller ports and transfer the business to bigger cities. Among those affected are Galena and Kock Island, 111.; Burlington, la.; La Crosse, Wis., and Machias, Mich. For an Army rout at ClarknvlUe. CLARKSVILLE, Ind., April 18.—It ii proposed to establish an army pott here, and a bill for that purpose has been introduced in the house at Washington by Representative Jason Browu. According to the terms of the proposition a transfer and conveyance must be made to tho United States, witlt good and sufficient title ami without cost, of eight acre* of land in the loc:ility named. This laud must be on or near a railroad and must be an eligible and suitable site for the purpose needed. After its approval aud acceptance' by the secretary of war an appropriation of SSO.OOO is to be made for barracks, officers' quarters, hospital, kitchen, mess hall, stables, storehouse aud magazine. Kotorloiu Neitro Lynched. LKTVISBUKG, Tenn., April 18. — Henry Montgomery, a notorious negro, was hanged by unknown parties 1. mile northwest of Lewisburg Monday night. Tbo negro bad recently been released from jail for larceny nnd had lately threatened to burn tho houses of several white men. _ ___^__ F»j- for Lotter Carrier*. WASHINGTON, April IS.— lieprcsenta- tive Uuuphy, of New York, has introduced a bill fixing the rates of pay of etter carriers in cities of more than "5,000 people at: For the first year oj service, ?000; second year, ISOO; third year, 11,000, and fourth year and thereafter «,800. Stool Works Burned. BURNHAM, Pa., April 18.— The togan ron ifc Steel works were totally de- •troycd by fire Tuesday night The >lant when running full time em- iloyed 300 men. The loss is estimated t $150,000; partially insured. How the fire started is not known. Mruck I>o\vii iu tli<! NiKht. COJ.UMKVS, Ind., April IS.—William Garrett lies in u, .dying condition at his home near here with his skull crushed a.nd a bruise upon his chest, Garrett'i home is z humble one, consisting of one rcoui, where there are two beds, two stoves, a tabla and a few articles of furniture. In this house lived Garrett with liis family and a man named Oscar Maloy, who killed u man some time ago. During last night Maloy arose and struck Garrett with a blunt iron bar, breaking in his skull. Maloy escaped. Slurdcrcn to Stand TrlaL JEFFEBSOXVII.I.E, Ind., April is.—Ma^ rion Pickering and Sim Booker, thg colored murderers of Stephen Geer, were arraigned Tuesday morning. Tbe grand jury returned an indictment against them charging them with murder in the first degree. Contrary to their confession when first arrested they pleaded not guilty, and County Attorney Ferguson was appointed by the court to defend them. Weekly Crop Bulletin, INDIASAPOLIS, Ind., April 18.—Tht weekly crop bulletin says that the rfciL, and snow of last week, followed by th« warm weather, was very beneficial to wheat, which in many fields has recovered lost ground. In the northern portions of tho state oat* are comlB£ up, and in the central and southern portions the frozen oats, clover and p^ tatoes are being replanted. Could Not Prevent Her Suicide. MICHIGAN CITY, Ind., April 18.— In a sudden fit of insanity Monday night Mrs Baxter Cooper locked herself within a room and shot herself while the other members of the family were attempting to break down tbo door and prevent the deed. When the door wai wrenched from its tinges she wai dead. Named for ConfrreMman. MITCHELL, Ind., April 18.—The republicans of the Second congressional district held their convention here Tuesday to nominate a candidate for congress. There were four candidate* before the convention. Col. A. M, Hardy, a prominent lawyer of Davies county, was nominated. Cannier Hoy Short 84.OOO. FORT WAY.SB, Ind., April 18.—Th« auditors of the Lake Shore & Michigan Southern railroad and the Lake Erie & Western railroad concluded their investigation of the accounts of Cashier Frank Hoy, and discovered a shortage of within a few cents of $4,000. Six Thouuiid BABCKLOXA, April 18.— Six thousand ilgrims embarked at this port Monday evening on their way to Eome. They were accompanied by 'several bishops and a large number of priests. They were not molested. Death of a Giant. STBONG CITY, Kan., April 18.—G. J. larden, who made a tour of the world, died at his home in this city. lie measured exactly 7 feet 8 Inches in height His death was the result of oniumption. LIU to IJopr for Bank-Tax Repeal. WASHINGTON, April 18.—A canvass of he democratic side of the house by the droeates of repeal of the 10 per cent, on state banks shows only 181 ote» for fiirincr Gu.<taf«ou Marrle* Another. VALPARAISO, Ind., April IS.—Andrew Gustafbon, the wealthy Porter county farmer, who was threatened with a damage suit by a Mrs. Bauscher, a Chicago widow whom he had promised to roarrv, Tuesday afternoon married Miss Olive Carlson, of Lincoln, Neb. Nlna'i Appetite Nearly FataL * AXDKRSOX, Ind., April 18.—Nina A. Ilall, aged 0, found a box of morphine pills Tuesday afternoon and was eating Vhem when discovered by her mother. For several hours she was between 1U« und death, but was finally brought out of danger, A Wealthy Farmer Dead. VALPASAISO, Ind., April 18.— David Burner, Jr., the wealthiest farmer in Porter county, died Tuesday morning. He was 71 years old and had resided here for thirty-five years. lie leare* an estate valued at $150,000. Death of • Veteran. BOURBON, Ind.. April 18.— J&me* Roberta, a pioneer of Marshall county and member of the G. A. R., died very suddenly Tuesday evening, aged 00 years. Heart failure was the cause of his death. Felted Ulm wltli EfK*. MONUMEST Crrr, Ind, April 18.—-R«T. .Bamuel Rothermel, of this place, swor« out warrants for nine young men, who pelted him with eggs in church b«« cause his style of oratory did not plea** them. Death of an Kx-CouaL SOUTH BSTO, Ind.. April 18.—Wo* jnan J. Hollowaj, ex-consul to Stratford, Ont, died Tuesday in this city. Bnrclan Take Jewell?. BLWOOD, Ind., April 1& — Henry Batchfield'* jewelry stor» at thU pl»o» was robbed by burglars of a larg» amount of good*.

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