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^ MAT 1, 1894. WORLD'S FAIR ART PORTFOLIO COUPON. 6 coupons ol different dates and 10 centi secures the current number of Art Portfot los. See adverllsument. VOL. XIX. LOGANSPORT, INDIANA. TUESDAY MOENING, MAY 1. 1894. NO. 104. e ives At its new and beautiful quarters, to the public gener«l'y, will be inaugurated grand special sale of a wholesale stock of Small Ware, bought last week by us at 25 cents on the dollar. The whole $1,500 00 stock shall go out among the many friends of the Bee Hire without a cent of profit h shall be a souvenir sale—a chance to buy useful articles of daily use for a few pennies. Please read prices quoted below and be sure and bring this price list with you when, you come to the store, to verify the truth of our assertions. Barw Veiling, r^nliir -•Jo 'i'.nlity fur lOc LllcllfS 1 Bl:u-k Hosn, --'DI! c|»ii!itj- for Sc Klll.'blnck ill! slik L;i(vs, _."> and .'Joe i|imllt y 1'or 5c Richnnlsnn Knitting Silk uJc ijuuMty for 15c No. 12 All -Mlk Ribbons, iBluck Silk Mitts, 3Cc 'iJc >nmllly rot ! iimilltr for Bluck Silk !.»«-, lOc niiiillty lor 3c Dross Buttons, all eolorx lUctUKillty. '2 do;:, fur 5c Japariost,' F.-LII s . iSc uu:illty for CliKilrcn's T-'iint lilnck Hose, Juc niinlity for 8c Rlclmrdson Sowing Stiks, ml colors 00 .van! spoo's 2c Stitching Silks. :ill colors, ic nuiillcj- ror Children's Knst Black Hose, 12I."C liiii'tlltyTor 5c I,;ulles' Stockinet Dross Slilnlils, L'5o qwilllty I'or 5c MoumluK Pins, resuliir lUe boxes I'oi' Irlbli TrlinniliiR Luces, JWc iiua.lc; i' 01 ' lOc a doz. Button-liol? Twist, all coliTs, Gc cnii'.lty lor Ic Regular Brnss Pins, lOc papers for 5c 15c 5c l-2c 2c Darning XcwllM, 'fa na- Dt-rs for 5c 1,000 boxes Wire Hair Pins. "« quality for lc Silver Pluteil Thimbles, fie minUty for lc Corset Laws. IJc quality for 5c a doz. Brlstl» Tooth nrii&lics, ~x iiuallty for 4c Rubber Corset Lficps, 6Uc per iioz, quality for 15c a doz. Black Hnbber Tape, Oc quality for 2c Horn and Brass Pants Buttons, i5c uuallty for 8c a gross M.io Burn Combs, lOe dHiillty lor 2c I.nilli's' find Children's Huuctorchlefs, lOc qua]., 3c Black rubber Fine Coinb.i 2Uc quality (or Boy's Suspenders, 203 quality tor 4c In connection with above we will offer one case new Printed Sateens, 25c .quality for 12cand500 PIECES ALL SILK MOIRE RIBBONS,iu No 12,1C and 22, inallthe newandstylish colorings. Choice of either width at the uniform price of 12ic Again, we would say, cut this advertisement out and bring it with you and you will see that all goods are on hand at prices as advertised, WILER & WISE, At their new location, 409-413 Broadway. FATAL FLAMES. Destruction of the Famous St, Charles Hotel at New Orleans, The Hiitorlc Structure a Complete Ruin—One Man Burned to Death —Three Other* Missing. A NOTED PLACK. NEW ORLEASS, April 30.—Tho imposing front of the St. Charles hotel on St. Charles street, with its spacious portico, surmounted by a dome of majestic dimensions and classic architecture in the center of the block, is nil that is left standing of] the most famous hostelry In the United States, •within whose walls Jefferson Davis, Judoh P. Benjamin and tho other lead- Intf flftures of tho confederacy formed the first plans for the establishment of their (fovornment before they started lor Eichmond, where no less than •hi congressional committees have sat, trying to solve what became known as tne Louisiana question after the war; -where countless political, railroad, commercial and so«tal meetings of national importance hove been held; in •whoae famous parlor the king- ot the carnival had iiis headquarters during his short reijfn in the Crescent city, and where presidents, kings and nota- •bllitie* from every nation on the face of the g-lobfi who have visited New Orleans have been sheltered. Miirtitl In the Kltoheu. The fire started in the kitchen about 11 o'clock Saturday nijfhtivndraffodun- tll 3 a. m. Sunday, Panic seized the hundred or more ffuosts, nearly all' of whom had retired, and they rushed about frantically, most of them in their niffht clothes -men, women and children—and, althoug-ti there was ample opportunity to (rot down the broad stairways, it took all the efforts ol cooler heads to prevent tho most impetuous from throwing themselves from •econd, third and fourth story windows. John mi«r'» vmii right for ur«. The heartrendiDg spectacle of the •unavailing flRht for life that was made by John Eiley, employed as a baker iu the hotel, was witnessed by many help- leu spectators. Ho occupied a room in (the fourth story of the rear portion of 'the building, A great flame of fire Suddenly burst from one of the rooms, jTrhen a scream was heard and a man JITM discerned through the flames. ISlmnltaneoualy i cry of horror went up 'from those below, for they realized that Ithe man waa in a very dangerous pc»l- ItioD, with fir* on both tides of him. lor »n imtant th« flaw* anjefcri wd the man made a rush for the head ol the spiral stairway. A breath of satisfaction escaped the witnesses, but as the man stepped upon the splrai stairway he tumbled and loll Rolling several times over as he came tumbling toward the third story, he finally rolled partly oft the stairway und remained holding tho broken banisters. Ho attempted to regain his lost foothold, but It seemed that he was blinded by tho heat and was unable to pull himself up. As he hung there several ol the gentlemen rushed out to St. Charles street In search of a ladder, but while they were gone tho poor unfortunate man loll oo that ho was holding only with his hands to the banisters, suspended lully 50 feet in the air. At lost, after making several efforts to throw himself upon the stairway, his strength gave wuy, and, releasing his hold, he loll with a crash upon the stone pavement beneath. His body scarcely moved after it hit tho pavement. Ho lived scarcely a minute. Threu Employe* Aro Bridget Mulligan, a chambermaid; Mrs. Eoss, a domestic, and John Flnlay, an assistant barkeeper, are the only ones now missing. The hotel register was saved and all the guests are accounted lor, Tho other hotel keepers immediately opened their doors to the unfortunates and all were accommodated. From tho center of the square the flames ate their way in all directions, touching the rear of the row of office buildinfe's on Carondelet street and burned clear through to the street on Common and Gravior and leaving nothing but the imposing front on St. Charles street. Th* LOM. The total loss by tho fire will reach 1500,000, and may go over that amount. The hotel property, exclusive of the ground, was worth about «00,00i), and was insured for SIU2,500, in foreign companies. lUurdured »nd Hurnod. WICHITA, Kan., April so. —The laundry belonging to Fong Sing, at Woodward, 0. T., was burned to the ground, and in the ruins was found the charred body of Fong Sing with the »kull split open and a deep gash cut in the right breast The murdered man's valise was found spattered with blood and emptied of its contents in a ditch a short distance away. A Terrible Accident, BKAHTLOY, Roumania, April 80.—A terrible accident occurred here. While the pier was crowded with persons in holiday attire waiting lor the iteamer which was to convey them to Galats, on.tb* Danube, the pUr g»v«_ way and i threw about lao persons into tne water. Many ol the excursionists are believed to have been drowned. Killed by a Fulling Sc»(Iold. SAN FRANCISCO, April SO.—C. Underwood and Henry Hankinson. employed as carpenters on the dome of Sulros" mammoth bathhouse, at the Cliff, were instantly killed Sunday. The men were handling a heavy oak beam on a swinging scaffold M feet high when the scaffold broke and they fell to the ground. To Fori-cloie A »»O,OOO,OOO MortBUgo. ST. Louis, April 30.—Gon. J. W. Noble, as attorney for the United States Trust company, of New York, has filed suit against the St. Louis & San Francisco road to foreclose a $20,000,000 mortg-age held by the company against the road. A Cyclone In T«ia§. ABILKNE, Tex., April 30.—A cyclone did considerable damage 10 miles southwest of hero Sunday. Trees, fences and farm products were all swopt before it A house occupied by Joe Kurts and family was blown to pieces, but Mr. and Mrs. Kurts were dropped into the cellar without injury. Wheat Away Down. NEW YORK, April 30.—Another new record has been made in wheat May sold down to 00 15-18 cents, which is a break of over 8 cents from the highest price touched on the recent bull .market and % cent below the lowest previous price. This makes wheiit worth but little more than 1 cont a pound, Reduced the AwHrd. LONDON, April 80.— A dispatch to the Standard from Berne says that Switzerland has sent word to Dr. Claperie, the Swiss minister at Washington, that it has decided, in regard to the arbitration between Chili and America, ito award 8240,S04 instead of the $9,000,000 demanded Mon»l«> Kpldi'ttiln In a School. TKHKE HAUTE, Ind., April .SO.-The epidemic of measles is spreading in tho normal school and forty cases are reported. There is considerable consternation among the 1,100 students, as not more than 100 have had the disease, and it is usually of a severe nature when contracted by a grown person. Sue» for Itruaoli of 1'romlie. ANDKHSOIT, Ind., April 30.—Miss Irene Moore, of Dayton, 0., filed a $10,000 breach of promise tuit Saturday in the Madison county court against Paul Finch, a wealthy young man of thia county. She claims that Finch disappointed her on three wedding day*. COXEYGETSTHEKi^ He and His Army Camp in Sigh of the Capitol's Dome. The House Frowns Upon a Cox« Discussion—Kelly and His Men Reach Des Moines. BEACHED TUB riiOMISEI) LAND. WASHINGTON, April 30.—Coxey' army is camped within 5 miles of th white house at Urightwood Park am the people of Washing-ton are wonder Ing .why something has not occurred The ftioling of dread which prevailed a week ago has entirely disappeared The army numbers in all about 40( men. rroparvd Tor tl>n Coi«ylto», WASHINGTON, April SO.—Visible evi donees of preparation for the Coxeyite. are to bo seen about the halls and cor ridors of congress. A double 1'urce officers was on duty, Capt, Harden and Lieut Watkius having- cliarg of the senate cud and Lieut Burns being in charge at tin house end. The iluublo foruc of privates gave men for al tho entrances to the uapitol and for the main assembling points. The men •were in tho main rotunda. Each ol the main doors and the basement en trances had an otttcer. The lobbies immediately surrounding tho senate aud house were patrolled by officers. Thf halls giving ingress to the con gressional galleries were also patrolled. The main outward sign CM' preparation was in the erection of two large partitions, with gates, on each sido of the main rotunda. There were heavy pine bars extending 12 foot from the floor and fitted securely to the stone arches. The gatea were not provided with locks. Sergeant-at- Arms Bnow explained that the gates were tho same as those used at inauguration times and whenever unusual crowda were expected to assemble. They wore to be used only to prevent the congestion of a crowd in tlie rotunda or at one end or the other of the cupltol, he said. Oppotod to Comy Mobutu. WASHINGTON, April 80.—The managers of the house are very much in earnest in their determination not to penult any resolutions bearing on the Coxry movement tot got into.the arena of .debate, Tb'eF^cTonbtr-;' ( betio* ! f this subject should be agitated. It is cpntended that the subject, can by no possibility of construction be considered privileged, and any request for unanimous consent for consideration will be promptly objected to. The only way in which the subject can be discussed in the house is under cover of debate on one of tho pending appropriation bills, and such discussion can only eventuate in talk. Kelly at De» MOID**. DES MOIXES, la., April 80.—This city IB greatly excited by the arrival of Kelly's Industrial army and there are fears of an outbreak of some sort The men had marched 87 miles Saturday night without food and were held by the police 5 miles out of the city in a driving rainstorm all day with no provisions or shelter. The action of the authorities aroused much indignation among the laboring people, and when at 5 o'clock the army finally marched up Grand avenue to the cainp on the east side of the town, wet, haggard and weary, their pitiable condition aroused sympathy almost as great as that which was theirs in Council Bluffs. Threat* of a lUllroncl Strike. DES MotXKS, la., April 30,—Rumors of a general tie-up of all railroads running into Dos Moines are rife and railroad officials, who have been in a state of apprehension sineo Kelly started from Council Bluffs, are much exercised, Tho local lodge of the American Railway union was reported to have hold a secret meeting Sunday night at which it was decided to ask President Debs to order a vote on tho question of a strike on the Rock Island, with the object ol forcing that road to furnish the industrials a train. Labor leaders said that if Kelly was not fur- uished transportation within three or four days the proposed strike will spread to all the roads here, and thut the tie-up will continue until the army is carried to Chicago. Ocneral Super- inteudant Dunlop, of the Rock Island, said he was certain that the men could not tie up the road. General Secretary Kelliher, of the American Railway union, says that the organization has made no declaration favoring a tie-up of the roads should Kelly and his followers be denied free transportation to Chicago, Mr. Kelliher says that while railroad men in general sympathize with the Coxoy movement the liailway union lias not and is not likely to indorse it If there is a tie-up declared he says it must be on some other ground. Arr»l»iie<I for Contempt. POKTLAKD, Ore., April 30.—The leader* of the Portland contingent of Coxey's army that seized a Union Pacific train, at Troutdale, on Saturday, and was arrested by United States troops at Arlington, and brought back to this city, were arraigned in the United States court for contempt They include Gen. Schefflcr, Quartermaster-General Breckinridge, and about fifty others who spent the nig-ht in JalL The rest, numbering nearly 600 men. »r« befog *"L at the exptnit of the Onited States, and express no ae- Gire to escape, Killed While Excavating. ST. Louis, April SO.— While a number of men were at work in excavating ground at the corner of Sublette and Arsenal streets the bank cavetl in. Joseph Somrrfleld was instantly killed. Three other workmen were badly injured. DEBS PREDICTS VICTORY. Explicit to Win the Urcat Northern Strlht. Within a Short Time. ST. PAUL, Minn., April 80.— Federal troops will aid tho United States mar- bhal in serving papers on Great Northern strikers in North Dakota. President 11 ill has agreed to restore tho wages of engineers and firemen, and brotherhood men may return to work at once. A portion of the Third regiment has left Fort Snclling to aid the United Status marshal and his deputies. MiNNKArous, Minn., April 30—"Wo expect to win this light within forty- eight hours," was tho way President Debs stated his views to a reporter. lie said he mode the statement on the authority of the general manager of another road, who told him that Mr. Hill would tfr.aut th« demanded advance to all remaining- classes of employes within that time. Passenger trains are being sent out as usual. Everything is quiet in the yards here. President Dubs claimed to have received information from both firemen and engineers that they would stay by the union notwithstanding the raise in wages promised to the brotherhood committee, but the company claims 10 have telegrams from the engineers and tirernen along the line announcing their determination to stand by the company. A conference is being held here between Mr. Dobs and representatives of the commercial bodies of the two cities looking to a settlement by arbitration. SKATTUS, Wash., April 30.—It is ru- moi-ed here that the Great Northern strike will be broken Tuesday morning. It is said the company has offered to restore wages of the engineers, firemen aud brakomen, but not those of the agents, operators, trackmen and shopmen. MiNNE.u'OLTS, April 30, —A special to the Journal from Grand Forks, N. D., says that the special train bearing four companies of United States troops arrived ttt * o'clock a. in. aud imme'diately the men went in-_ to cainp. The companies are rationed for ten clays and will make Grand Forks their headquarters for the present. At St. Cloud, while on the way, one soldier was hit on the head with a ck, and another was hit in the pit of the stomach with a coupling-pin. At Crookston some one fired a shot that flew wide of its mark at the engineer. The train wrought a pile-driver and two bridge crews to rebuild burned bridges west of Minot. As soon as these are repaired it is expected tha train will be sent on to tho coast. Serious trouble s feared on the Montana Central iand losslbly at Devil's Lake, N. D. DONE FOR PATRIOTISM. HOME NEWS. Telegraphic Dispatches from V«rt» oua Towns in Indiana. Important Objects Attained by the Son* of th» American Kovolutlon. WASHINGTON, April 30.—The Sons f the American Revolution, whose annual congress is being held in his city, have accomplished already borne important objects and hare •tlier patriotic schemes on foot L 'hey have secured from congress the collcctiup and indexing- of the records jf the American revolution; established he annual celebration of June 1« is flag 1 day, and promoted the contraction of the great battle monument at Bennington and the statue of tark in New Hampshire. They are uildinar a battle monument in Baltimore; have preserved as a permanent istoricnl monument the headquarters f "Brother Jonathan" at Lebanon, onn,, and have marked the graves f soldiers of the revolution in lassachusetts with bronze tablets. ,hey have saved the old colonial hall d New York from destruction and held lore than 100 public celebrations of a atriotic character. Chlnoie TV»nt More Time. SAN FBAXCISCO, April 30.—The Chinese Six Companies held a biff meeting here Sunday night, and again petitioned their minister at Washing-ton to memorialize congress for a further extension of time for registration under the McCreary act. Unless their prayer is granted the registration books will close Thursday, Every incoming steamer brings many Chinese, whoso sole purpose in returning is to register, and on the steamer Oceanic, which arrived Saturday, there are over 500 Chinese who want to register, many of whom will not be permitted by the customs officers to come ashore before that time will have expired. Tow-Bout jsurneu, PADUCAH, Ky.. April 30.-The large tow-boat Time, lying here awaiting repairs, was totally destroyed by flre. Several barges were also burned. The boat was the property of the Barrett line, and was valued at about 140,000 and was insured. Won't Wke tb« Foit»l C»rd«. WASHINGTON, April W.-Many complaints have reached the post office about the postal cards now in u»e. The rxceuively smooth quality of the card* in many cases cause* Illegibility in the handwriting. I'oUon In Thmr Food. COVI.VOTO.V. Ind., April »o.— Member* of the family o£ John Teagardcn, of this city, were poisoned Sunday. Almost immediately after eating their dinner the mother and two d.-iughters were taken violently- ill, with all the symptoms of poisoning-. Two physicians were called, who, after working- with them for SOT- cr;il hours, finally succeeded in giving them relief. About 4 o'clock Albert Tuag'arden, a. grown son, suffered a (similar attack. At night all were betr tor. How they became poj*o:ied is a mystery. They had nothing unusual fur dinner. j FntallT Hurt Ijy a J'Vllmv-1'rinoner. •»»,' A.MiKliSiN, Illil., April 30. — John Cu.se, a prisoner iu the county jail who is under penitentiary sentence for robbery, was fatally assaulted by Sam Garrison, unoliiirr prisoner, Saturday afternoon. Garrison had beea sulking- ail day »nd finally John Caso remonstrated with him. Garrison picked up a piece of window sill and struck Case a blow across the head. The sharp edge of the board cut a gash in C:ise's head. Dr. Home states that the man has no show of recovery. Case is a quiet prisoner. Fatal llreuch of Promt** Cane. MAHTtssvn-r.K, Ind., April SO. —Hiram Gregory was shot and killed Saturday evening by Albert Pape. About six months ago Rosa Page sued Gregory for breach of promise and was given a judgment. A new trial wa* set for Monday. Page, who is * cousin of Rosa, was discussing 1 the suit when the trouble arose. Page claim* self-defense. Gregory was married » short time before the breach of promts* suit was brought. Smys HU Wife Killed the Baby. BKAZIL, Ind., April 30. — Quite a sensation was produced here when Charle* Sunham appeared before Coronee Morrison and asked that his wltt be arrested on a charge of poisoning their 13-rnonths'-old child. Friday evening the child was playing with some children apparently in good health, when it suddenly fell ia spasms, which continued until morning, when the child died. The mother and father arc both in custody. Rolling Mill* Burned. BOURBON, Ind., April 30.— The Pearl rolling mills in this city, owned by Matthew Erwin, were destroyed by firs late Saturday night A strong wind waa blowing at the time and several neighboring houses caught. Two fire companies were called out, and by diligent work saved the whole east end of the city. Nichols, foreman of hose company 16, was badly injured, but will recover. The total loss will be nearly tOO.OOO, partly covered by insurance. ... A Horrible Death. BRAZIL, Ind., April 30, — The 5-year- old daughter of James McManis met a horrible death near her home north of here. She was playing around a brush heap the father was burning and her clothes were ignited. The llesh was M badly burned that in several places it fell from the body when the child was, being moved. CImrReil with ForgliiK MortK»ee», ANDEKSON, Ind., April 30. -Wesley Wise, a young farmer charged with forgery, is missing. He was arrested Saturday afternoon, but succeeded in escaping, \Vise, it is alleged, forged mortgages on big tracts of land in this county and obtained money on them. from the Indianapolis Building and Loan association. Andcnon Trotting Meeting. ASDEUSOX, Ind., April 30.— At • special meeting of the Anderson DriT- ing Park association July 3, 4 and 5 were selected as the time of this summer's meeting. The races and purse* arc well proportioned. A specialty will be made of running races. Crunhed In »u Elevator Shift, WAKSAW, Ind., April 80.— While making some repairs at the bottom of the elevator shaft of the Hotel Days John Slate and Frank Stoner were crushed to death and William Shinn fatally Injured by having the elevator cage com* dowu upon them. Sn«»k Thlcr Steuli »1.OOO. ELWOOD, Ind., April SO.— Saturday evening at Alexandria a sneak thief obtained access to the ofiicc of the Kelly ax works and stole the week's pay for the hands, amounting to nearly £1.000, and escaped, leaving no clew sa to his identity. A Fatal Kick. CiiAWKUKDSViu.K, Ind., April 30.— Frank A. Clements, for years a popular passenger conductor on the Motion, was kicked above the heart by ft vicious horse Saturday morning and expired instantly. Uou>d-II« Suicide Becomes NOBI.ESVILI.R, Ind., April SO.— John Kulan, a prosperous young farmer of this county, took a large dose of opium. with suicidal intent. Quick work by the family physioan saved his life, but he has become a raring maniac. An Attoruey Sulcldm. EVASSVILLB, Ind., April SO.— Robert H. Smith, an attorney of this city, shot and killed himself in his office. It la believed financial difficulties were th* naiuA of hut act ~v '..- •••.. •..:»•. : .i'SY,i.. '