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LOGANSPORT, INDIANA. THTJBSDAY MORNING. APRIL 261894 to The ManylFriends of the Bee Hive At Our Beautiful New Quarters. FIGRTFORATRAIN. Unsuccessful Attempt to Stop Train-Stealing Goxeyites, We^are now Ready for Business at the New Store, Will be glad to See You All. w 409-411 Brodway. SENT TO PRISON. Editor Eosewater, of the Omaha Bee, Gets Into Trouble, JH!» Paper Criticizes the Action of a Judge, and He Is Fined and Jailed for Contempt. RELEASED OJf X SOPERSEDBAS. OMAHA, Neb,, April 35.-Edward tRosewater, editor of the Bee, was sentenced to imprisonment for thirty days land to pay a fine ot S500 for con- kempt of court. Without being given ton opportunity to appeal Mr. Kosewatei- Was ordered taken to jail at once, and for six hours he was behind the bars of fthe Pouglas county JalL At 6 o clock She stats supreme court granted a bu- (perjedeas and Mr. llosewater was released xmtlHhu caao can ba reviewed . |by the higher court Tho alleged offense committed by Mr. SRosewater waa in allowing to bo print- led in the Bee n local article iff which it fwa» announced that there was evidently some partiality shown to certain 'criminals in tlie district court, as of two men caught robbing a railroad . depot the poor man waa sentenced ! fco prison and the son of wealthy parents was given his liberty without the case coming to trial. 1 he facts . In the case wore not denied, but Judge • C E Scott who had dismissed the case i In question, felt aggrieved at the word i P'pull" used in tho article sod had the \ Reporter who wrote tho matter brought < before him for contempt. After a dis- /' lirraceful scene In court the reporter was sent to Jail for thirty days and then J Budge Scott concluded to arraign the i editor of tho paper on tho same charge. ' The case was caUed for hearing Tues' iday. and nearly the whole bar of Doug- tas county and hundreds of citizens twere present in court to listen to tho rpleas. Evidence was introduced to show (that Mr. Kosewater know nothing of (the artiolo complained of, that iho was not in tho office Ion the date of its publication, that he had not directed the preparation of the matter and, in fact, was entirely ignorant that an article of »ny . inoh nature was about to appear In | •plte of the evidence Judge Soolt declared the defendant guilty, »«e r f ir ; Sng him a severe lecture that provoked •ome demonstration from the audlenc*. i The Judge then started to Impose Sentence without giving Mr. llosewater I •» opportunity to be heard. Mr. Hose- ••(brftter interrupted the court to say j . ; Ikhat Ke wonld rather rot in forty jiiw ; j |ad DriiOM tbttt *9 K«tt»AW t S?JJ»! ' erty ot the proas to criticise puono sorvants. "It there is anything that I am ffuilty of," he declared, "if I have been guilty of any contempt at all, it was the contempt of my fellow citizens for helping this late Col. Scott to become judge ot this court" COMPROMISE: JARIFF BILL. Senator Orlce snj" It H»» Ho«n A|fre«d On »ud WIU B* Pawed In Jane. WASHISOTOS, April 26. - Senator Brico is authority for the statement that a compromise tariff bill has been agreed upon, which is reasonably certain to bo adopted by n-jrcss early m June. It will UWLi^, *. \.^-^ w*-- -j take the form of senate committee amendments to the pondiny bill Senator Unco would not indiuatc any of tha chang-es the amendments will effect further than that it is the aim to secure a reduction of about 30 per ocnt. from the McK'mley law. Senator Jones, of the finance committee s;iid no compromise lias yet been reached, but he was hopeful that it would be done sooo and upon n bams that would insure the passage of the bill ._ Stopped Too fjoug 'o I>r««s. \ViiEiaiNG, W. Va., April 25.-George nibbaril's residcnco on Fourteenth BtroetwftB destroyed by (ire Tuesday day niifht. Miss Jane Rodtnan,uprod 50 years, sister-in-law of llibbard, was suffocated. She could not be induced to leave in her night-clothes, and her delay proved fatal. A son of llibbard s was seriously burned. Tho rest of the family only escaped d cath by fleeing in their niffht clothes, Killed by l)yn» mite, Pi-rrsjitiiieii, Pa -- A P rLl 35-^ evening an explosion of dynamite stored in a blacksmith shop on Mount Washington instantly killed Andrew Hugo, aged 17, probably fatally injured Michael (.TaUajrher and hU son Michael, Jr., and hurt four others. Tho . shop was completely destroyed and ssvcVal houses in the vicinity somewhat damaged. the yrencb government in oanaii oJ its citizens whose property was destroyed by fire In the Liberal Arts building at the Chicago exposition. the Commonwealers and a Posse Fight Billings—Leader Hogan Shot- Troops Ordered Out. Think Beck Killed Hlmiolf. INDIANAPOLIS, Ind., April 25.—It is now generally conceded that Attorney Beck, who was found dead In bed Tuesday morning, with a bullet-hole in hU head, had committed suicide. Inven- tigation shows that ho was deeply in debt, financially embarrassed and had been recently borrowing- money freely. _^ To Kelmnane Preach Exhibitor*. WABHINOTOS, April 85. — Senator Walsh, chairman of the committee on ! qnadro-centennlal, will report favor- ; ably the bill anthorizinji the president tho wnovju* oi^h*. cUia oj Will Forooloi* AK»ln«t Oov. PBOTIDMTCT, B. I, April «.-The mortgage on the palatial residence oi War Gov, William Sprague, at Con- onchet, will probably bo *o»«Jf« d by CoL G. S. Wheaton, who holds it 11 this is done Qov, Sprague will do as before defend his property by force ol arms. ThejpCTtgaye U for_$«0.000. CURRENT^VENTS. Ex-confederate soldiers ara holding a reunion at Birmingham, Ala. Ex-Speaker Keifer, of Ohio, declines to be a congressional candidate. Tho Kansas people's party convent: 0 n will bo held in Topeka June 13. Congressman OuthwaJte, of Ohio, announces that he is not a candidate for renomination, U W Ogden (dem.) was elected to congress at Shreveport, La-, to fill tho unexpircd term of N. S. UianeharA Seven Memphis flremsn wore severely Injured by the collapse of a burning ouilding on which they were working. Thousands of artisans were affected by the failure of the Dtaeount Corporation ot Ireland, with liabilities of $2,500,000. Two small sons of Hiram Campbell, living near Ashland Ky., sot of£ some blasting powder with a match. .Lotn were fatally burned. Tho Wellman arctic expedition sailed from Aalesund, Norway, for Spitsbergen on tho Rujrnvold Jarl. A fleet of small boats escorted the steamer out of tho harbor. CREMATED_H1S BROTHER. CbUdren Plmy »i«> ™* » nd On « U Haniod to We»Hi- KANSAS CITY-, Mo., April 25. -Ernest Sowton, the S-year-old son of Mr, and Mrs. Thorna* Newton, has died from the resmlta of injuries received at the hands of his older brother. The children were playing in the yard, and the older brother set flre to the younger brother's clothes. This was done several times and the flames were extinguished without in- jllr y to th* child, but the last tune the flames got beyond the brother's control and caused injuries which proved fatal. Will Meet tba 8trl*««. ST PAUL, April M.-Prwldent J. J. Hill of the Great Northern, has agreed £ ™«t the striker*' conference com- »lS£ S the settlement oi the strik, S-Tftitf dwUtonolthemen In favor of wbltmtlon will probably «ooa tol- tocr. THE WAR BEOINS. MINNEAPOLIS, Minn., April 25.—Late advices say that the Butte (Mont.) Cox- eyites, with the stolen Northern Pacific train, arrived at Billings at 11 a, m. A forct of seventy-five marshals attempted to take possession of the train, but the mob, who was armed, prevented them. Shots were exchanged, and tha Coxey leader, James Hogan, was shot three times. The wounds arc not serious. The deputies were surrounded, their arms taken from them, and the mob got on the train again and the journey was resumed eastward. The military will now meet them on the Dakota line. Ordered Out bv tlio Prenlilrnt. WASHINGTON, April 25.-President Cleveland h»a ordered the troopn stationed at Fort Koogh, Mont., to intercept the Coxey army tramps who seized a Northern Pacific tram at Butte. United States soldiers are to assist the United States marshals ot Montana and Minnesota, and Gen. Schofield, who is in command, has been'instructed to arrest the whole crowd. The troops left Fort Keogh Tuesday night and marched to a point on the Northern Pacific where a bridge had been removed by the railway employes to stay the progress of the a-rmy. It was expected that the troops would reach the point early in the morning and that the thieves would be caught in a trap between the troops and the 100 United State* deputy marshals who left Butte on a special train at U o'clock Tuesday night The Coxey pang can scarcely escape. It is understood that four companies of cavalry were sent from Fort Keogh. St-liullol(l'» Ordon. Maj.- Gen. Schofleld, commanding the army, has sent a telogram to Gen. Merritt, commanding the department of Dakota, instructing- him, by direction of the president, to have a sufficient force sent to arrest all persons engaged in the unlawful seizure of the Northern Pacific train at Bntte and to hold the train and all on board until they can be delivered to the United States marshal for Montana, subject to the order of the United States district court Followi Olney's Orders. This action follows close upon Attorney General Olnoy's telegram of initruc- tionto United States Marshal Bode at St. Paul. There is no legal difficulty in the way of governmental action at this stage, as the railroad property iu now in. the hands of the United States courts, acting through a receiver, and the president may move at once upon the representations of the United States judicial officers. Apprehension Arou»ed. It can no longer be denied that the movement now in progress throughout the west has aroused thu apprehension of tha naUoaul authorities. As long ivs the numerous "armies" and oilier organizations conducted themselves in a. peaceable and law-abiding fashion there was no disposition to interfere with th-Mii. But by such acts 83 the seizures of traius and oilier lawless doings it is made evident to the oilieers of the gov eminent that they no longer can Bto at a policy of non-intcrl'erenec. Fur ther trespass upon vested rights and tho (food order of the community prob ably will ba severely repressed whenever by violation of United States laws the national government finds itsel: justified in acting. Bvnmtor Allen's Resolution. WASHINGTON, April a5.—Senator Al len (pop., Neb.) offered a resolution in the senate reciting that a large uum bor of the unemployed citizens of th' United States arc on their waj to the capital to petition the gov eminent, that threats had been made ol the arrest of such persons on coming to Washington, and that sue) persons had a perfect right to visit the capital as long as they behaved m a law-abiding manner. He aaked iraine dlate eonaideration for his resolution but objection was roadu and it wen' over under the rules. Ordered to Shoot. ST PAUL, Minn., April SB.—Genera Manager Kcndriek, of the .Northern Pacific has received a special dispatch from 1'ort Keoffh stating that U nite 1 States troops are now guarding th Northern Pacific tracks 70 miles east o Billings. They arc ordered to capture the train nt any cost and to shoo down all men wto resist A bloody fight is feared. B 'fain* Ate Guarded. SPOKANB, Wash., April 25.-An orde has been issued by Judge Uanford. o the United States court, directing- Dap -utv Marshal Vinuon to swear in a. snf flcient force ot deputies to guard tb trains of the Northern Pacific roa from seizure by the coromonwealers This action was taken because of a re port that a concerted movement is on foot to seize trains at Spokane, Seattl POUT-LAND, Ore,, April 25.— The Port- and contingent of the industrial army, bout 500 strong, has begun its march astward. They started over the line f the Union Pacific, and the supposi- ion is that it is their intention to cap- uro a freight train before proceeding ar. They made an unsuccessful attempt to capture * Northern Pacific reight train, but were prevented by lie po!.ice. KulU't Divided Army. ATLANTIC, la., April 2.">.— Temporary peace reigns at the fair grounds, where he contending factions of Kelly'a in- untriul army are camped. The revo- ution of Tuesday, which separated he San Francisco and Sacramento ivisions and elevated Col Spe«d a the generalship of the latter, was the one topic of conversa- ion and the bitter feeling among the icn was as apparent as on TUBS- ay Kelly and his :iOO people occupied he center of Uic fair grounds, while peed with lii.s SOI} surrounded their amp flres in a, far corner, Kelly abso- utoly refusing to recognize liis recalci- rant officer. The latter asserted that e would march to Washington with •Cclly's column, but -.vould hold 110 ommunication with the general. The acramento men wore seemingly nxious -tor a test of strength with the Cellyites. Kotli Ieailc.-s are kept busy irev'enting personal conflicts between he men and Kelly frankly expressed is fear that the men would get beyond us control and precipitate a general fight. ' _^ ___ _ STRIKERS GAINING. Leudora of the Miner* Seem Encouraged with the Situation. COLUMBUS, 0., April 25.— The fourth day of the great coal strike brought ncouragiug news to the national offl- •ors of the United Mine Workers, and t,hoy are confident that the general suspension will be a success. They ex- )oct a complete shut-down on May 1, vhen tho contracts of a large number of miners who arc now at work will expire. Telegrams have poured into the national headquarters all day from operators asking permission to work mines at the prices demanded under certain conditions. In every instance these requests have been denied, President Mo- Bride declaring that the order for suspension adopted by the minors specifically provided that no coal should be oaded. Only repair work about the mines is allowed under any circumstances. There are many operators who are anxious for a conference and who would gladly pay the prices demanded 3 y the miners if such a thing could, be arranged. The national officers of the miners, however, are determined not to yield at any point until the operators and miners in every district can be brought together and agree upon a scale of prices so that the miners in all sections of tho country can resume work on equal conditions. Illinois miners in convention at Springfield indorsed the strike ordered by the national body and adopted a political platform. W. A. Crawford, of Bryant, was elected president of the Illinois branch of tho United Mine Workers of America. The effects of the strike arc beginning to be felt in every section of the country, and President McUride estimates that there is not over three veeks' supply oJ coal on hand in any region. This will necessarily maite the strike of short duration, and it is generally believed that if the miners continues firm a settlement will be arrived ut shortly after May 1. ST. Louis, April 25. -About 200 miners from along tho Mobile and Ohio marched to. the Valley and Gulf mines at Sparta, and peaceably dissuaded the miuers afc work there, and who evidently were disinclined to quit, to join the strike. All tho miners at Vcrcy, Koscborough and Sparta arc now out, in obedience to the general order of tho strikers. _ _____ APRIL, 2O, 1804. WORLD'S FAIR ART PORTFOLIO COUPON. 6 coupon» of dlffnrent dates and M> cent* seeurew the current number ot Art portfolios. See advertisement. Soak Brok»D by NBW OltLKAHS, April 25, -A severe rain and thunderstorm, passed orer this city Tuesday night Several buildings were struck by lightning. Among thorn was the fruit depot of the Louis villo. New Orleans & Texas Pacific railroad. W. T. Donaldson, fruit agent of tho railroad, was instantly killed by the shock, his neck being broken. _ _ Vlctlnw of >» 1'ncuHw Accident. DULUTH, Minn., April 25.— Mat Kavisto was killed and his partne seriously injured by an unusual acci dent at the Minnesota mine luesday They were opening a raise and relcasec a large body of water which wnsnef them dowu into the chute, Kavisti bead first. Kavisto was drowned before he couM be rescued. Bl« JTlro »t JTrn PJIASKLI.V, Ind., April 20.— At 1 o'clocl this morning tho large flouring- mil and elevator of C W. McDaniel is burn ing and will be totally destroyed. Los ise.tims.ted at $50,000; fully insured. McLaughlin's planing mill and U> Merchants' hotel, just west of the mill are in imminent danger and will proO ably b» consumed, besides other build. ings on the east side of the rnill- RUl.d lif » JBOllw "Explosion. HuOTnsGTON, Ind., April 25.— A boiler explosion Tuesday destroyed th tile mill of Houser & Fontz. The fa ialities were: Elmer Anson, killed and David Houser and Adam Fouts i» tally Injured. NO. 101. HOOSIER HAPPENINGS. nformatdon of Especial Interest to Indlanian* A. E. neck Murdnrr* In lndl»nmpoUs. lKDiANA.roi.is. Ind., April 25.—Attorney Albert E. Beck, one of the bright- st lawyers of the Indianapolis bar and ^ngrcssman Hyuum's law partner, was murdered some time Wednesday light in his bed at the home of ohn Litme, at Ashlund avenu» and Twentieth street, Mrs. Lam» ound the lawyer Tuesday morning with a bullet hole in his right tempi* and her husband's revolver in the bed. The dead man's revolver was found in he dresser with all chambers loaded. The slats in the window shutter at Cecil's room had been cut with a sharp cnife. A fioor leasing to his room rom a porch was »lso found open. The crime is thus far a mystery. No possible motive lias been suggested. Mr. Beck was a widower, and boarded at the Lame house with his 2(J-year- old daughter, Miss Edith, who was jome from Ucpauw university on her •acation. The duad lawyer Had aa office in the Lombard building- with jawyer Henry T. Ertle. Just before roing home Monday night Mr. Ertle vas with Itcck, and says the man waa never in a better mood. Knell Aecn*M the Other of Murder. MusCiK, Ind., April 25.—Great interest was manifested Tuesday in tho preliminary hearing of Frank Bena- daum, Mike Gorman and William Watson, charged with the murder of Attorney Bailey. The state's evidence was concluded. As the case now stands Benadaum, tho proprietor, and bis bartender, Gforman. sach accuse the other of. the murder, and very likely both will be bound over to the circuit court. Watson*. lome is at Sidney, 0., where be bear, a (food reputation. He will likely b« discharged. ______ Shot Dl» Wire and Hlmtelt LEBANON, Ind., April 25.—Edward Workman, eldest son of Rev. T. C. Workman, of the M. E. church, shot and fatally wounded his wife and himself on the street* in this city Tuesday morn ing. The cause of the tragedy was jealousy. He found a letter hi« •wife had received from another man and it so enraged him that when h* met her on the street he began firing a revolver at her. She fell face downward. Workman then shot himseV twice in the head. Both will die. Hrnk»m»n S»vei » Child 1 * Life. WASASJT, Ind., April 25,—Thoma* Collins, » freight brakeman on the Wabash, saved the life of a child in the yard here Tuesday. The engine of Collins' train was backing in OD a siding-, and the 9-year-old son of George Weil ran up on to the track In front of the locomotive. Collins was riding- on the brake beam. Seeing- the peril of the child he held on with one hand, and, reaching- down with the. other, lifted the youngster out of the jaws of death as the mother cam* screaming down the track. Cut Ul» M»wr'» Throat. OSOOOD, Ind., April 25.—Henry Bergman was arrested Tuesday for the murder of his sister. He is S5 years of ag« and she was 20. The coroner's investigation showed that BorR-man bad been carrying- on illicit relations with hi« sister and she revolted and he cut her throat. The murderer was taken to the jail at Versailles and it is rumored tbat a. mob is cM,hering to lynch him. The Jio rgmaus lived near this town. ^w» Wild CUas» II In Frofrra. CROWX POINT, Ind., April 25.—While the Pa.n-Ua.udle operator and agent were at dinner Tuesday a lame tramp entered the office, broke the lock on the money drawer, look JHO dollars in bill* und tbeu started toward Chicago. A. deputy sheriff is on the trail of th. tramp. Jl.urhej- B»nk Trial ReinmwI. IXDUL>-*.i'qi.i8, Ind., April 35.—The trial of the' llaugbey bank cases were resumed Tuesday afternoon. A. C. Harris, who was shot a week ago Tuesday, was not able to be in court, but the other attorneys for the defendant* agreed that the trial should proceed. Younc Ulrl Elo|>«. with » 8lr»neer. Un>GKvn.i-E, Ind.,-April 25.—Mis. Paisy Jvuneuiaker, J0 years old, of this place, the only child of George and Angelina Xuncniaker, a highly respected and well-to-do couple, eloped Tuesday withayoune man who was an entire stranger to the place. Andcnon Women Go Slommlnr- Asiiicpsos, Ini, April 25.-Tuesdaf fj-fternoon n. slumming committee, composed of Mesdames S. E. Farmer, 8. Cook and Bethany Noland, officers of the W. C. T. U., called at the sporting houses to ascertain the extent of the vices. Held on » Cli*r(r« of Forgery. RICHMOND, Ind., April 25. — W. A. Richey, charged with forgery, wa» bound over to the circuit court. It U claimed that he forg-ed the signature of the Standard Paving- company of .Detroit, Mich., for which he worked. Nominated for Conjr»»«»»»n. INDIANAPOLIS. Ind., April 35.—To« Indianapolis (Seventh district) republican convention Tuesday atternoo* nomln.ted Charles L. Henry, ol Madi•on county, tor. congress. . ;.

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