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APR1I, 2O, 1894. WORLD'S FAIR ART PORTFOLIO COUPON. 6 coupons of different Oates and secures tb« currant nnmber ot Art Portfol- loa. See advertisement, VOL. XIX. LOGANSPORT, INDIANA. FRIDAY MORNING, APRIL 20. 1894. NO. 96 Above cut shows the beautiful uarters 4O9-4U BROADWAY, Will occupy after this week. During the present and last week of our stay on Fourth Street we will! offer goods very cheap. Wiler & Wise. During this week only. 315 Fourth St. TILLMAN LOSES. Bis Pet Measure, the Liquor Law, Unconstitutional, Th* South Carolina Supreme Court So Decides—This Action Will Abolish the State Dispensaries. THE TII.I-.MAN LAW KII.LKD. COLUMBUS, S. C,, April 19.— The Tinman state dispensary liquor law lias been declared unconstitutional by the irapreme court of South Carolina, two justices concurring and one (Tillman- lt«) member of the supreme bench dis- •flcnting from the opinion. This is the law the attempted enforcement of which caused the recent fatal riots in this state. The decision •was rendered in a composite c;ise originating in Darlington and appealed to the supreme court by the state authorities and of several minor cases, likewise appealed by the state. The ground on which the law is Ui^lared unconstitutional is that it crijittcs a monopoly for the state. The decision declares the law unconstitutional in nearly every respect, and holds that it cannot be upheld on any vital point. The profit to the state feature is declared vicious. Gov. Tillman says lie is not talking; that it Ls time only for action. Several district courts of the stile have iu effect given nimllar decisions against,, the law, but Gov. Tillm&Q has never paid any attention to them; but this decision of the supreme court effectually -wipes out tha obnoxious law, and will «nd the suit pending in the United I States supreme court for tho regi.ttra- •' tlon as a trade mark of the dispensary Whisky label. If 1 LTh« dispensing law. which wont Into effect II July 1, 1893, prohibited tho »ale or intor.li;atln(J 1' liquors by any private Individual, and provldod I; lot the appointment by tho tfovornor uf » owm- I inUslODer whose duly It ahould bo to purchase;»U «uch Ilquun. givlntf preference lo manufuc- kann and breoern doing budnen.t within the *l*te, and to furnish them to duly appointed • cUcpeiuors In each county of tho itato, who In (•.'"•4010 lupplled them to purchasers for consume Moa. An exception was mado In t»vor of drug- (cilta, who nere permitted to buy liquor for /compounding medicines.] I ABSENTEEISM. ' indication! Tbat It Han {leached It! End Iu tha Moiue. WASHINGTON, April 1!),—An era of .[business is rapidly being inaugurated f.1n the house of representatives. The J i quorum-countinj? rule has been the first |'\*tep In that direction. Further steps ' now contemplated by which ab• menteeism will be brought to an end. ';Th4i house will then have a system by I. ('which members can be compelled to at- ,vtend and when in attendance can be joonnte'd to make a quorum. It will be /•the most stringent system for enl(;forced attendance and enforced votinff |:i that congress has ever had, the system ;'under Mr. Reed having lacked /the plan of withholding the pay of ab- iaent members. It is believed by parli- )mentary authorities that the new sys- I1 torn will make it almost out of the i question to break a quorum, and that the house from this time forward will * be ready to do business. The Judiciary committee, made up of a imdiotr lawyer* of the _hou».«, baa presented a report to the elfect that It is the imperative duty of the serg-eant- at-arms to execute the old law for the deduction of pay of absent members. This report supplements the recent action of the democratic caucus, Instructing tho sei-R-eaut-at-arms to execute the law. VETERANS ARE FORGIVEN. Decree ot Kxpulilon Agalunt a O. A. K. I'ntt tu lie Removed. ALHAXY, N. Y., April 19,—The stata Grand Army of the Republic department has practically decided to reinstate Farnluun post, Grand Army of the Republic of New York city, which was expsllcd from tho order last winter for passing resolutions on the pension question, condemning the position taken by the National Grand Army of tho Republic encampment, and circulating the resolutions throughout tho United States. A rule adopted by the national encampment of 1884 forbids itny post from circulating any resolutions among thtj other posts when the circulars relate to the pension question, except by the consent of the national encampment. Farnhurn post, after circulating tho resolutions, refused to retract, and openly invited expulsion. .It'HlollN.V l.ciidH tu Murdor. JlOL'jrr VKKMI.V.. Ala., April 19.—A female Apache Indian prisoner of war named liullu, and Nahtoraghun, a member of the Indian company sta- tioni'd at Mount Vcrnon barracks, were shut and mortally wounded by lluffh Socitoll in a fit of jealousy. After shuotinfr liellc and Nuhtora^hun, See- toil shot and instantly killed himself. lliuullt AVuji Thlrlw-n Ynarft Old. FOHT SMITH. Ark., April ]!).—Among the fifty-six federal prisoners taken to Brooklyn, N. Y., by United States Marshal Grump in his last butch was Jim Rogers, 13 years old. Tie was convicted of holding up tho postmaster at Hay den, I. T., at the point of a Winchester and rubbing the post office. Ho gets three years in the reform school. Two Women Ilurnort to Death. MKNOMINKK. Mich., April 10. — At Marinctte, \Vis., two women were burned to death in a tenement house. A Mrs. Cleary tried to start a kitchen firo with kerosene, when an explosion occurred. Her clothing 1 caught fire and she ran into a bedroom where a sister, Mrs. Stevens, was in bed asleep, and attempted to smother the flames with bed-clothine. The effort was unsuccessful and both were so badly burned that they died in a short time. Stinntor saotkbrldce in. CHICAGO, April 19.—United States Senator Stockbridge, of Michigan, is lying seriously ill at the home of his brother-in-law, James I/. Houghteling, 27 Kank street, in this city. The senator is suffering from a compilation of troubles and has a well defined ca»e of diabetes and also a touch of heart trouble. _^^___^_ Incendlnrlmi Hum a Kenldonce. HELKSA, Mont., April 19.—Dr. H. A. Mitchell's residence In Deer Lodge, which was just nearing completion at a cost of 14,000, has been destrojed by fire. The insurance is $15,000. The origin of tb£ fire wa» incendiary. KOYALTY WEBS. Marriage of the Duke of Hesse and Princess Victoria. A Grand Gathering of Royal Guest* —The Wedding the Most Gorgeous of Recent Years. EVERY COURT RM'RItSKNTKD. ConuitO. April 19.—With all the magnificent pomp and display and august ceremonial of royalty the marriage of the grand duko of Masse and Princess Victoria of Coburg was solomnlzed hero at noon In the presence of Queen Victoria, Emperor William, the prince of Wales, ex-Kmpress Frederick, and many other members of thu royal families of England, Germany and Russia. Crowded ivlth Visitors. The city was packed with royal and imperial guests, foreign visitors and German sightseers. livery building was decorated in some manner, even the most modest cottages having at least some slight display of bunting to the breeze, while the important thoroughfares and prominent buildings were buried beneath decorations of all descriptions and colors, and the sun beamed gloriously upon this temporary headquarters of representatives of nearly all the imperial and royal families of Europe, Ceremony In tho rrlvato Chnjiol. According to the ceremonial decided upon by Queen Victoria (all arrangements having been submitted to her in Florence), the marriage took place at noou in the private chapel of tho ducal schloss, with full state, in tho Lutheran style. Following German precedents, there were no bridesmaids, but tho bride was supported by har younger sisters. Tho private chapel of the schloss was thoroughly redecorated for the occasion, and as the wedding took place on Primrose day, primroses entered largely Into 'the Interior decorations, these flowers having been sent from England for the occasion. Queen Victoria was accompanied to the chapel by the duke of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha (tho duke of Edinburgh), father of the bride, and was escorted to an armchair in the front row of the distinguished guests and next to Emperor William of Germany, by whose side ivas the duchess of Saxe-Coburg-Ootha (Grand Duchess Mario of Russia, sister of the czar). BrUllant Function. There was some delay in the proceedings and consequently it was 12:80 p. m. before the ceremony commenced, but it waa a most brilliant and impressive one. In the wedding procession Emperor William escorted tho duchess of Coburg and ex-Empress Frederick followed alone. Prince of Wales and the ezarowitz came next, walking together. The bridegroom, the grand duke of Hesse, entered with his supporters, his uncle, Prince Henry of Hesse, and his brother-in-law. Prince Henry of Prussia. The bride, Princess Victoria, came in last, supported by her father and brother and accompanied by her sisters. The prince of Wales sat beside ex-Empress Frederick of Germany (eldest daughter of Queen Victoria), then came tho ezarowitz. These distinguished guests occupied front seats on the other side of the aisle, corresponding with those of'Queen Victoria, Emperor William and the duchess of Coburg. Koyultr Out In Forcr. Among the other distinguished personages present were the duko and duchess of Connaught, I'riuei; arid Princess l.lenry of Prussia, Grand Duke and Oraiicl Duchess Vladimir of Russia, Grand Duke Sergfius of Russia and hiu wife, formerly Princess Elizabeth of Hesse-Darmstadt; Princess Alix, of Hesse; the crown prince and princess of Roumania, the hereditary prince and princess of Saxe-Meiningen, Prince and Princess Philip of Coburg, Prince George of Greece, Prince Aribert of Auhiilt, and Princes Houry and Louis of Batten burg. Victoria'* Appear»nc». Queen Victoria wore the broad blue ribbon of tho Order of the Garter and upon her head sparkled a magnificent crown ol diamonds. Her majesty remained seated throughout, her age and infirmities preventing 1 her from standing. The general superintendent of the Lutheran church, Pastor Mueller, officiated and was assisted by the court chaplain of the Grand Duchy of Hesse and by five local clergymen. After the address had been delivered tho bride and bridegroom plighted their troths and the wedding rings were exchanged. Then came tho benediction, after which Mcndfilsfohn's "Wedding March" was grandly played and the coremony was at an end. The newly married couple kissed their relatives in turn and the procession left tho chapel at 1 o'clock amid the booming of cannon. The Royal Couple. The bride is the offspring of the union of Queen Victoria's second son, duke of Edinburgh, with Princess Marie of Russia, while the groom is the son of the late Princess Alice, first daughter of the queen and Louis IV, irrand duke of Hesse. The brida was born on November 8fi, 1876, and has consequently Just passed her 17th y«ar. while tf> was also born on a .November M, but in 1603, and is eight years the senior of his brida, BORROWED PLUMAGE. The Claim Mmlo That Kent Uld Not Orlg- limte I.he Now Kul«. WASHINOTOK, April 19.— Tho house devoted the entire day to debate on the consular and diplomatic appropriation bill. It touched a wide variety of subjects and at times was brimful of interesting personalities. The Hawaiian policy of tho present administration came in for a good share of attention. The ' appointment of Mr. Van Alen as minister to Italy provoked a very extended discussion. It was held up to ridicule by tho republicans, who intimated that it was a direct reward for his 150,000 contribution to the democratic campaign fund. The democrats, in defending the appointment, tried to counter on the Harrison administration by detailing the history of the alleged S400.000 campaign fund raised by ex-1'ostmaster General Wanamaker. Later in the day Mr. Wise (dem.,Va.) took up the authorship of quorum- counting as a parliamentary Hiiti-fili- bustcring expedient and quoted from the record to show that the u'rst proposition in this line had been offered by J. Randolph Tucker, a Virginia democrat, in 1SSO, when it had been vigorously opposed by Mr. Reed. Mr. Wise said: "I simply desire now to strip A loader or tlio false colors under whic!) ho has been sailing. We don'i claim tliat ttieudoplion of the quorum- conniinj,' rule was a, triumph for thu democracy. Wo only claim that it wus uot a trlunuih for Mr. Rued and republicanism. Tho attempt on your side to (aisiTy history an (1 crown Mr. Rcert as n leader in mulling him. In the sight ot Ui8 former doclaratlons, ridiculous." Mr. Walker (rep., Mass.) met this attack on the ex-spealrer's fame by reciting the record of the democratic opposition to the quorum-counting rule in tho Fifty-first congress, Speaker Crisp leading the opposition. FAVORS THE TREATY. POSTPONED. President Debs Takes Action in the Great Northern Trouble. He Declares the Strike Off Pending Investigation and Efforts to Effect a Settlement. Senator White Explain* III» Attitude Ko- giirdlUK CbliKKO I>|;tilatliin. WASHINGTON-, April 19.— iluch comment has been caused by the announcement that Senator White, of California, favors the Chinese treaty. In giving his reasons for his attitude on this subject the senator said: "Tho tretity recognlzi 8 tho validity of tho Geary anJ McCreary acts, and explicitly do- otorcs Uiat tbo Chlnoso frovornmont will not object to Iholr enforcement Tho provision whoroby the United Sl»tcH agrees to furnish annually to China the numos of our citizens, Including mission arliw, who reside thcra Is in effect a guurunty by the Chinese empire ttiut. tho Amorlcuns will not be disturbed. While the ChlnoBO government Is not friendly to American rcHidonts, tin; effect of the provision Is to make It liable pecun- iarily and otherwise for Injuries to our ueo. plo them The Chlncyo do not enjoy paying duinagop. Individual*, professing to be in- teroatod. havo announced that tho proposed treaty «111 open the door to u Chinese Invasion, but no laborer din outer without a rolurn certificate. Tho Morrow bill contained u provl- Hlon for photographs, ivblch la now supplied by the Geary unJ MtCreary laws." . THE GRAIN CONGRESS. Knd —Strong It* NcMlon* at \Vlchlta, Kim., llCKtlutlotm. WICHITA, Kan., April 1!).—The National Grain congress, which lias been in session hero duriug the past two clays, adjourned Wednesday evening to meet again at New Orleans the second Tuesday in June. The next annual meeting will be held at Mobile, Ala., next April. Strong resolutions were passed, a .synopsis of which follows: They uri,-i) the west to ilirow oil the yoke of tlie oastand advouuto Dio olosust commercial relations between tlio wcHt anil south; they favor tlie r-tunplotlon of Uiu Nlearairuan canal nil J its absolute control by thu United statcx, ulso uoiiKlrnotion.or lines of railroad from tlio west to the south to transport grain from tho west to .southern ports, and piudKO Hie support of both suoliuna to treob corporations; do' mand tin. 1 rapid comij'.cnlou of thu river and harbor Improvements non 1 in ^rosruas, and call upon conRriiss to establish fast mail fcrvico bo- twutm tho west and milt ports !o facilitate and expedite trado rolatlous bistwcun the two soo- tloiia. \Vunm to Buy Our Feed. CHICAGO, April 10.—A cable dispatch has been received in this city from tho English war department ordering the immediate shipment to the government victualing yard at Portsmouth of a sample consignment of 600 tons cf compressed fodder for horses, a combination of crushed oats, corn and chaffed hay. This is the first Indication that the English government has been compelled to resort to this country for fodder as a result of the famine in the British hay market F»lt Day Given Up to FMtlvlty. BOSTON, April ifl.— One by one the old puritanical customs of the east are disappearing. For 100 years and more tho l»th of April has been observed as n solemn fast day. Last yeav, however, the legislature abolished this custom, and in its stead- decreed that the day should be a general holiday and (riven up to festivity and jubilation. Jury AWardTsix Centi Damage*. Nsw YORK, April 19.—Six cents was the amount of damages awarded by a jury to William Wahl, who had sued his cousin, Hermann, Wahl, for *3,000. There had been a fight, and Herman, a huire fellow, took William by the whiskers and tore them out by handfnU, as alleged. Judge Prior 8et asido the verdict. ^_ Fall a Thousand Feet. BUTTS, Mont, April 19.—Richard Huert, a. miner, met a horrible death at Mountain View mine. He fell 1,000 f««t down th« ihftfb TUB SITUATION'. ST. PAUL, Minn., April 19.—The Great Northern railroad employes in Minneapolis were ordered (.nil by telegram at midnight and all the night .switching crown quit work. Tlio strikers assembled in their hall auJ discussed the situation at sonic length. They did not rclihli the idea of ijoiug out before they thoroughly understood the situation, and .II. S. Young, president of the Minneapolis union, was> appointed a committee to wait on President K. V. Debs at his hotel in this eity, and, if possible, get him to define the situation. Mr. Young drove to SL Paul in an open carriage, arriving here, at'2:30 o'clock. After listening to the decision of the Minneapolis employes, as stated by Mr. Young, Debs declared the strike off for the pri-sunt, ponding the result of a mass meeting tu be held in Minneapolis. Survluc the Injunctions The deputy marshals sent out to servo the injunctions have all reached their destination without interference. It is the plan of the company to work on the Minnesota divisions first, and after getting them in perfect order to proceed west, a division at a time, so that the injunction will uot be served inVlontana at present Will Try to Sottlo the Trouble. President Debs told a reporter that ho and Vice President Howard, with other of the union men, would seek an interview with President Hill to ascertain whether or not he will receive a committee from the union. Mr. Debs said that if President Hill will treat with this committee there is no good reason why the strike should not be settled within two or three days. lllockade Itroken. FABGO, N. D., April 19.—The blockade on thu Great Northern has been broken here. A full train drawn by two engines and in charge of eight United States marshals passed through here without opposition from strikers. On board vrere five engineers and five firemen, who claim to be brotherhood men. They said the only thing that would drive them from the train was open switches. Stand by the Striker*. It is said that President Hill is considerably nettled over the attitude assumed by the mayors of St. Cloud, Devil's Lake and smaller places. Tha company has been refused assistance by sheriffs and police officers in several towns when the company claims the strikers were committing overt acts. May Call for Troop*. WASHINGTON, April 19.—An opinion has been given tho post ollice by the attorney general which has an important bearing- on the Great Northern railroad strikes. The case arose in California where the strikers sought to interfere with trains carrying the United States mails. The post office officials wanted to know if under such circumstances thej' have the right to call the aid of regular troops in protecting the mails and securing uninterrupted transit of mail trains. The attorney general holdf that they have such right and that the troops can be employed for such purpose where the local authority is in- suilicient Krn7.ll Minors Ucultutn. JiliAZIL, Ind., April 10.—The bloek coal miners of this district, numbering about 2,000, held a mass meeting at tha courthouse in this city to decide whether they would join the general strike Saturday or continue work xintil their contract expires May 1. The meeting was addressed by J. L. Kennedy, secretary of the United Mine Workers' association. Mr. Kennedy importuned the miners to obey tho dictates of the association notwithstanding they are not members of the organization. The men, however, declared they were in honor bound to abide by the contract with the operators until it ex™ pired; then they would promptly join the strikers if a settlement was not reached. The meeting adjourned without rendering a final decision. FfiOM HOOSIERD03L Telegraphic News of Interest to Indianlano. Glad to Get Kid of Hint. HU.NTINOTON, Ind., April. 19. — Charles Ashley, whom the penitentiary authorities at Michigan City claim was tha worst prisoner they ever had, returned to this city Wednesday after serving three years for a brutal assault upon J. U. Keuner. lie was immediately rearrested on a charge of perjury. While in the penitentiary Ashley was stubborn and absolutely refused to obey orders. lie was subjected to every punishment and was finally con- lined for thirty mouths in a small solitary cull, but even this failed to subdue him. UliilinlicHl I'lxn* Frustrated. COM.-.MDUS, hid., April ID.— The wife of .lames Jarret, whose skull was crushed in by a blow from an iron bar in the hands of Oscar Malloy, and who is now blind, deaf and unconscious, startled this community by the statement that it was Malloy's intention to murder her husband and their four "I Menaicr May Kntnm. INDIANAPOLIS, Ind., April 19.—A letter has been received here purporting iind believed to be from Louis F. Menage, ex-president of the Northwestern Guaranty Loan company, who has been a fugitive from justice for several months, and to find whom local, stale and national authorities have employed every effort It states that he would retucn to Minneapolis not later than May 15 to answer to the indictment charging him with the embezzlement of over $1,000,000. Kecord of Forty Voari Broken. CINCINNATI, April ID.—In 1SS8 th « steamer Telegraph, No. 3, made the 150 miVes up the Ohio river from Louisville to Cincinnati in ten hours and two minutes. That record stood unbroken forty-one years until the new steamer City of Louisville arrived here, nine hourg and fifty-three minutes out of Louisville, beatlnff all former records by nine minutes. children and then fire the house, but their little boy escaped from tlie house when his father was struck, and the plan was thus broken. Malloy is still at large. ,_ Lake Shore Uuiitrd In a gma>h Up. GOSIIEX, Ind., April 19.—The Lake Shore vestibuled limited, No. 10, was late Wednesday afternoon. While running at a high rate of speed the engine of No. 19 struck the caboose of a freight train on. a side track which had not cleared the main track near Dunlap's. Engineer Melcher of tho fast train had several ribs broken besides other bodily injuries, while Fireman Nopper, who jumped, sustained severa injuries. The passengers were badly shaken up, but none was injured. Found Him In a Lumber Pile. ITuNTixGTON, Ind., April 19,—Word was received here Wednesday that a burglary had been committed at Decatur, and it was thought th« robbers had come this way. Mayor Dungan and the polic* force joined in a search for them, and found a man in a lumber yard. He had thrown away two revolver*, several razors and a bunch of keys, which were also found in the lumber pile and identified as belno; part of the stolen goods. Hurtled Back to Jail. LEBANON, Ind., April 19.—Prof. John H. Dickerson, musician, who was arrested last week charged with criminally assaulting 1 Miss Sarah Kepner, of this city, attempted to secure his release here Wednesday on ft writ of habeas corpus. Last Saturday Dickerson's attorneys got an affidavit from her in which she swore tho charge against the professor was untrue. She told a different story in court, however, and Dickerson was sent back to jail Knlffhti Elect Offlcon. ISDIA-NAI'OLIS, Ind., April 10.—The annual conclave of the Grand Coinmandory Knights Templars of Indiana Wednesday elected the following officers: Grand commander, Charles W. Slick, Mlsha- •waukue: deputy grand commander, Walter H. Illudmiin. Vlnccnnes: Brand generalissimo, O. W. Dnrbiu. Anderson; grand captain general, John !•'. Redmond. transport: grand jirelali!, Christian 13. Stcmcn. Fort Wayne; prand senior warden, John H. Nicholson, Rich* uiund: ^rand junior \vardcn, limcrson D. Mop- pan, Evimsvillc: grand treasurer, J. X. Smith, Indianapolis; grand recorder, W. II. Smith, Indianapolis. __ ___ ; Cor»ot» mid J»II Breaker*. AXPBHSOX, In*l,, April 19.—While cleaning the jail' Wednesday afternoon Sheriff Vandyke found a kit ol^ corset steel saws and a bottle of acid. Investigation showed that the heavy bars were almost sawed through. The work wai done by a gang of convicted penitentiary prisoners. It is supposed that tho stays were taken into tho jail by m woman last Saturday. Wilt to Sleep on the Kail*. ELWOOD, Ind, April 19, — Charlei Moody, a barber, while returning home from a negro dance intoxicated Tuesday night went to sleep on the railroad, lie was run over by a freight train, which cut off both his legs and crushed his head into a pulp, killing him instantly. Run Ilowu by a Train. MUKCIE, Ind., April 19.—Mrs. Henry Slickner, aged 05, who recently came from Germany with her husband and located at Yorktown, was run down by a Hig Four freight train on a bridge at West Muncio Tuesday night. She wa» knocked to the bottom of tho creek and cannot possibly recover. To Oet a Now Factory. AxrjERsox, Ind., April 19. — Birminff- ham (Ala.) capitalists signed the final papers Wednesday securing for Florid*, a town north of this city, the location . of a jail furniture and lock factory that will employ 120 men to start with. The company received a bonus of ISO,000 and free gas. MlM Rote liendrlck* Married. GRKEXSBURG, Ind., April 19.—Misi Rose Hendricks, only daughter ot the late Vice President Thomas A. Hendricks, was married Wednesday evening to Charles Zoller, Jr., a merchant of this place. The Australian government hu decided to loan money to farmer* froav the laving* bank balance* _

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