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Logansport, Indiana
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Thursday, May 3, 1894
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MAY 3, 181)4. WORLD'S FAIR ART PORTFOLIO COUPON. 0 coupons of <!lflferpnt dule.« and JO cents swures the current number of Art Portfolios. See advertisement. VOL. XIX. LOGANSPORT, INDIANA. THURSDAY MOKNIN^, MAY 3. 1894. NO. 106. ie grand At its new and beautiful quarters, to the public genera I'y, will be inaugurated -aud special sale of a wholesale stock of Small Ware, bought last week by us at 25 cents on the dollar. Tbe whole $ 1,500.00 *tock shall go out araoDo- the many friends of the Bee Hive without a cent of profit It 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. 3aiac<' VflliiiR, regular •£>c iiimllty lor lOc ladles' Black Hose, -JOc quality for 8c :No. 12 All Silk Ribbons, •£>c quality for 5c Uamlng Npwllos, Sl~>c papers for 5c £,000 boxes wire H»lr Pins. 3c quality (or Ic Flneblnck nil silk Mums, •X> ana 33c cumlUy for 5c Bieaiircison KnlttlnB Silk U5c duality for 15c Bliu:k Silk Mitts, 30c duality for 15c Silver Plated Thimbles, Be duality for 1C Corset Lac&s, 15c ciuRllty for 5c a doz. Blucft Silk Luce, lOc uuiillty tor 3c Dres* Buttons, ill! colors, lUo diuiUty, 2 do?., for 5c Japanese Van H , 1 5 c iiu&llcy tor 5c Bristle Tooth Brashes, 25c duality for 4c Bubber Corset taces, BOc per doz. quality tot 15c a doz. Children's Vnst BMcU Uose, -uc iinallty for 8c Rleliardson Sewing SlIRs, nil colors 50 yard spoo's 2c aUtch.ngSHhs.ntl colors, ic quality for l-2c Bluck Rubber Tape, 5c quality for 2c Horn and Brass Pants Buttons, 25c qaallty for 8c a gross Clillilrmi'fl Fust Black llosu, liVjo duality for 5c Indies' Stockinet Dress Shields, 26c duality for 5c Mourning Pins, regular ll)c boxes for 2c Fine Horn Combs, l(te duality for 2c Ladles' and Cllldren's Handkerchief s, lOcqual., 3c Jrlsli Trliniiilnjr Laue.s, SOc qualKy [for lOc a doz. Button-bole Twist, nil colors, DC duality for Ic Regular Brass Pins, lOc papers for 2c Black rubber Fine Combs 20c quality (or 5c Boy's Suspenders , Z5c quullty for 4c In connection with above we will offer one case new Printed Sateens, 25c quality for 12c and 500 PIECES ALL SILK MOIRE RIBBONS,in No. 12,16and22, fn all the new and stylish colorings. Choice of either width at the uniform price of me 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, 409-411 Broadway. THE STKIKE ENDS. Arbitrators Settle the Great Northern Railway's Troubles. Th» D«m»ncU of the Men Ar« Qrant- •d, »nd Work (« Returned at Once on Al) Branches. DECLABED OFT. ST. PAUL, Minn., May B,—Alter being tied up lor eighteen day» alroo«t completely from end to end, the Crreat Northern railway system will now resume work, the great strike b«- ing declared off Tuesday night. It is practically a victory lor the American Railway union and President Debg, although the committee from the commercial bodies ot the two citlei was largely responsible for the result. Tho governor had tried mediation, suggesting-nrbitrati.on, but his action did not meet with success and two other similar at- tempta to bring about arbitration failed. The union leaders claimed that their demands were just and did not admit of arbitration, but they finally said they were willing to have the matter submitted to the citizens' committee and would be governed by their decision. !ttrlk«n O»t the !>••' of It. Various conferences were held by that committee with President Hill and with the labor leaders. Mr. Hill was In favor of arbitration all alonf, and agreed to any system of arbitration U the men would resume work. Finally the committee got them to meet Mr. Ilill Tuesday afternoon and the result i» that the strike has been declared off. The conference •went over all details thoroughly and Mr. Hill made great concessions to the men. The strikers (ruined most of their demands, while the company secured a settlement through arbitration, a» President Hill desired. The 4,500 miles of track will be opened for business at onco by over 5,000 em- ployes. Flndlnc of th» Arbitrator* The following la the decision of the arbitrators: "Wherean, At a Joint meeting Held this day b»tw««n the m»n»«ement or tn» Qrent Nortn- era r»Uw»y, its employes »«» thU oomm tie* of MDltrntton, »j least M per Mat 0( the differ•DM In W»K«S in controversy were amlosbly Mttlta between the company »n<l '» em ployM, now, slur hmring lo« Mmment tub- nttud by tb« p»rll»slu loUrsst, w» find as s *MUH of our <Mibsr»tloni ttwl» P»' »«' »' tb* reduction In wif«s mads slnoe Aufiut, UN, of aU ott»T omwi of m«D ioi* olsuns w»r« Forks, N. D., when news ol the settlement of tho strike reached there, and tho men at once returned to work. Work Keiumed. The settlement of the strike was completed at 10:80 Tuesday night, and by midnight the men had started to work at a number of points along the liue. Everything U running as well as could b« expected. In the yards here fall orewa are at work getting all trains out practically on time and the men are feeling particularly jubilant, for nearly everything they demanded was granted. A supplemental statement ffive6 the information that tho company had already prepared notices of a restoration of wages for common laborers and had restored those of engineers and firemen. Wan » Complete Tie-Up. The Rtrike was one ot the completes! tie-ups in the history of labor troubles, no trains having been run lor over two weeks west of Minot, N. D., except a few mail trains on the Montana Central and nothing but mail trains oast of there. Ho far as known the strikers themsolvos have committed no violence, and tho only arrests wero for uncoupling cars, the charge being Interference with the mall service. The foul Strike. COLUMBUS, O., May 2.—Reports of men joining the striking miners continue to be received at national headquarters and those already out are standing loyally by the orders of tha convention. Tho talk of arranging conferences between miners and operators continues, but as yet no action has been taken. The majority of operators favor a settlement, as they would much rather have their mines running than lying idle. The miners are waiting for the stock of coal to diminish, knowing that each day makes brighter their prospects of u settlement Mmeri Forced to Quit. Si. Louis, May a.—Continuing their proceedings to execute tho threat to force every miao operated for tho St. Louis coal market to close the Belleville men, who began their crusade by forcing out the coal miners at Collins- villc. 111., marched upon the Glen Carbon miners and the latter were prevailed upon not to work. They are nearly 1,000 in number and employes of the Madison Coal company. They have no grievances. Labor't Alay Day In Ne\r York. T^f-w YOBK, Way a,— Labor had it» annual May day demonstration Tuesday night Fifteen thousand workmen, including 500 women, assembled In Union square, where speeches were made and general but orderly enthusiasm prevailed. The (tar* and stripss wen carried by nearly «v«ry delegation.. LAID A CORNER STONE. Imputing Cerf>monl*n »t a»ll»tlne, Tena., by the Knight* of Fytblai- GAJ.LATI.VK. Tenn., May a.—The corner stono of the Pythian university was laid here with imposing ceremonies by the Knights of Pythias, under whose auspices the university is , to be built and ronducted. Addresses were made by Fred E. Wheatou, grand chancellor of Minnesota, Gen. Allison, of Knoxville, and others. The university is to be international it it» scopo and its support will come from the Knights of Pythias of the entire world. The contemplated cost of the building to be erected is $200,000, and a largo amount has been set aside as an endowment fund for professorships. Distinguished members of tho order from various parts of tha United States and Canada were present. Voroed to CloHo. PEOKIA, 111., May B.—The first effect of the great mining suspension was felt here when the Peoria grape sugar works shut down for an indefinite period, throwing BOO men out oil employment It is ono ol the largest factories in the city and uses 12,000 bush els of corn per day. The company had sufficient coal on hand to last twodays- but rather than bo subjected to annoyance it closed the works. Trust to Co»er the Whom World. AKBOX, 0., May 2.—President 0. C. Barber, of tho Diamond Match company, is on his way to Liverpool, England, where tho largest match factory in the world will be erected, A combination will also bo attempted that wil be a trust covering the entire world. Big Deal In T«nne»iee Bondl. NASHVILLE, Tenn,, May 2.—The state of Tennessee has sold to a New York firm 11,000,000 of 4M per cent bonds issued for the purpose of taking up $500,000 of 6 por cent, bonds and »500,000 of 5 per cent, bonds. The bonda were sold at 9ft cents on tho dollar. rianklnton Buok Dividend. MILWAUKEE, May S.—On Monday, May 7. Assignee William Plankinton, of the defunct Plankintou banlc, will begin paying a dividend of '20 per cent, to all depositors who had funds in the bank at the time it closed last summer, They Will Meet lu Council lidiff*. COUNCIL BLUFFS, la., May 3,—Gen. C M Dodge, president of the Army of the Tennessee, is in Council Bluffs to make preliminary arrangements for the meeting of the society in this city ne*t fall He says the society now numbers about 500, but expects large gains in the west. Preliminary step, were taken to-day to make it the greatest event Is the •ooi«fcz> history. A CELL FOR COXEY. The Commonweal Commander Is Placed Under Arrest. Charged with Trespass, Ho Is Put Into a Ceil While Waiting for Friends to Furnish Bail. TO HE TI11KD. JTKXT FBIDAV. WASHINGTON,'May 2.—"Uen." Coxey, tho hero of tho commonweal, who was hustled unceremoniously off thu cupitol steps Tuesday, was arrested in the police court at 10 o'clock a. in. The tramp leader was held in fOOU bail and was locked up ill a cell along with his lieutenants, Carl Browne and Christopher Columbus Jones. Judge Wilier, who h«ld Coxey for trial, refused to accept S500 cash bail for his appearance on Friday, when he will be tried, iind it was uot until noon that Frank Hume, a wholesale liquor dealer, secured theeotmnoii- wouter's release by furnishing real estate security for his appearance when wanted. The Arreit a Surprint). The arrest of Coxey was a surprise to every one, including himself. Carl Browne and Christopher Columbus Jones, the leader of the Philadelphia contingent, had been arraigned at the city polioe court on charges of violating the United States statutes and of Interfering with an arrest, respectively. They were both arrested on Tuesday at the capitol during the Coxey demonstration. Brow no, attired a» usual In his leather coat, high boots and white sombrero, was an early caller to the court. He had been released on ball and looked fresh »nd smiling 1 after a (food rest in bed, while his companion Iu misfortune, old Christopher Columbus Jones, was anything but cheerful after a night on the bench of a cell. Coxoy, who was not arrested yesterday, came with 13rowne. Array ot I>opuU«t Le»d«n. Judgs Miller opened court at 9;SO. Tho courtroom was filled with spectators, Inside the bar were a number of \voll-knowu populist leaders, including Congressmen Baker, ot Kansas; L»fo Ponce, of Colorado; JUoon, of Minnesota, and Kern, of Nebraska, and, AJjt.-Gen. Tarsnoy, of Cplorado. After'several ordinary oases had been disposed oi tho case of Carl Browne was called. A lawyer named llymaii represented the defendants, and Alexander Mullowuey, assistant attorney, represented the government Aik«d for Coier'a Arr««t. Mr. Mullowney started the proceedings by stating that he understood that one Jacob S. Coxey had been in court, and knowledge in possession of the government had caused him to file an Information against this person. As Mr. Mullowney was speaking, Coxey, Browne and Jones appeared at the, •bar. Coxey turned pale and looked anxious. The clerk read tho information, •which charged that "one Jacob S. Coxey did unlawfully enter the United States capitol grounds and display there a banner," and "did injure certain plants and shrubs in said grounds." Judge Miller directed that the warrant be served on Mr. Coxey, •but the latter saved this formality by surrendering himself. Aik for a Jury TrlaL Tho information against Browne jvnd Jones was also read. After they and Coxey had pleaded not guilty, Judpe Miller asked them whether they desired to be tried by a jury or judge alone. "As far as I'm concerned, bam Browne, "I believe your honor will do us justice; but as it's my rig-Jit I'll have a. trial by jury." Coxey and Jones also oslted .to be tried by a jury. Lawyer Hyman told tho court ho was not ready to proceed with the cases to-day and he would like them postponed. There were numerous witnesses to be summoned, he said, and other matters before he could BO ahead. Police Justice Miller was not Inclined to postpone tho eases and neither was the prosecuting attorney, "but it was finally arranged that the trials should take place on Friday. C»»li Ilall Raruiod. The question of bail took up some time. The justice read the statute covering the offense charged, and said that us a fine of 1100 could be imposed, or confinement in jail for six months inflicted, he could not fix a low bond.^ "Arc you prepared to give bond?" he naked. "We are uot," said Mr. Hyman. "I think that your honor should permit Mr. Coxey to give his personal bond. Ite is a well-known man and I will •ruarantee his presence here for trial." "No, 1 can't do It," said the court •'Mr. Coxey has surrendered himself and li« must be treated like any other defendant." "Will your honor fix a smaller sum, that cash may b« deposited'.'' 1 asked tho lawyer. •'No, sir," said the judge, "I won t accept nominal collateral, so you must grlvc bail" "Mr. Coxey desires me to ask if your honor will take 1500 in cash," said the persistent young- lawyer. "No," answered Judge Miller, and Coxey, Browne and Jonei turned away d were led to their cell*. • r,«,ur In th« day Mr. Hume appeared and furnished bail. Coxey \vas very in disniant when released, and said 1 might sue somebody. Undutormiued n» to the Future. When Coxoy was released lie said that ho was going back to tlie camp a quickly as ho could cet there. He sai< ho did not know what to expect in tin way of an acquittal "The people wh< have the money," said 'lie, "have al the power, and we can't expect to f*e a show. 1 have made no programme as to wliut I shall do, even if 1 do get off 1 dou't know whether 1 shall go to the capitol ;ig-;viu or not" \Vant« au.Invrvtlpttion. Mr. Johnson (dom., O.) created : sensation of brief duration in tliehous shortly alter it assembled by iutroduc ing ;L resolution calling for a conpres sional investigation oJ tlie beating ol citizens by tho police ihmnp the Coxey demonstration at the capita TuiT.iJav. 1 In urged it as a <i««stion oi privilege, declaring- that, tho offeuse oc •curred on the capitol grounds and purported to be in defense of members of co n press. Speaker Crisp ruled that the resolu tion did not present a question of personal privilege, and ruled it out ol Order. Johnson asked unanimous consent to immediately consider the resolution but there was a chorus of objections and the resolution was thus summarily killed. An Unsolved Problem. WASHINGTON, May 2.—The most so rious chapter of the Coxoy affair for Washington, the problem of what is to be done with the army, remains un solved. Coxey has no intention of lead ing his recruits away; he still declares that the movement has just begun; that they will stay here until congress shall provide for them by passing hi* bills. foxey Talk!. Tuesday afternoon Gen. Coxey said he believed the fact that the common people of the United States represented by his followeri, had been denied the right peaceably to assemble and state their grievances would be heralded throughout tho land and would result in bringing many thousands of tho unemployed to this city. He still advised peace and declared that he believed his two bills would be passed by congress inside of two or three wecka Kolly *ny» Coxoy Wa« Foolish. DEB MOIXKS, la.. May 2.—Kelly wan incensed when he read the reports o( CojwyVarrcst "That man mu * be a fool," he said. "It was foolish for him to attempt such a move without waiting lor us. He should have known he would be unsuccessful without the support of the west. If he had waited for us it would have been different. I do not anticipate any *««'> trouble when we pet there. We will have no did' culty in going into Washington." . PROF7fs~oF~MILUONS. CummlMloDor Wrlphf* Keport on Ainerl ;Cttll Building AMoolmtlon*. WASHINGTON, May 2.—Commissioner of Labor Carroll D. Wright has. sub mitted his ninth annual report, dealing with building and loau associations in the United States. Vermont, which has but one association. Is the only state not included in tho report A synopsis of the report follows: Tbe total number of associations In tlie conn try IB shown to bo 5,888, of which 6.f>98 are local and 2<0 national. Tho total number of shareholders Is 1,74S,72», of which 910.6U arc mule. The average number of shareholders Js 301. The nuiabor of shareholders "ho arc borrowers Is «M,*U, or 2«:* i>er ceni. There arc 13,Ei5,8Ti uhaws held, of which 10,381,031 arc In local and tho remainder In national organizations. Tho average number of ebarus hold per shareholder Is seven anJ 11 half. Tho total not assets are H50,Od7,SDS, of which i1l3,M7,Si8 Is In local organizations. The net assets par sh»r«tioldar average over 1857. The average value of shares' In 134, and the total prolHs tK.aH,- 110, of which *TM02,96» is from tha local organizations. Tho average nmount ot lounfl 1» H.I20, with 11.133 In the local organizations. Thn number ol bomai acquired through Die associations Is SM.803 la the local ami K8,W- In 'he national, muktng » total of 3H.755. The average »«e of tho associations Is a little- over sli years. Tho figures show, says the report, that the building and loan associations of tho country are entirely modern Institutions and have reached their great proportions within tho last ten or fifteen years. Tills, in connection with 'tho fact that they have net assets of over 1430,000,000, have made total profits of more than rso.OOO.OOO, bellied to secure probably over 400,000 homes and ara soml-banklng inalUuilons conducted by ordinary men un trained M banker*, show conclusively the strong Hold which building and loan associations have taken, upon the pub- llu. WHEAT'S LOW RJCORP. May Fulls to 00 3-S Cents Fer Iliuhcl on the New York Market. NEW YORK, May a -Wheat mode a new record again for both May and July. The former sold down to 60% cents during the forenoon and July to 02?^ cents. These prices represent a break of about Jf cent from the previous record prices. Traders wero nnur.ually bearish, and the news was about the most de^pressinff that the bulls have had to contend with in a long time past At Chicago May opened at 58?i cents and closed at 59i< cents, and there were free, predictions by the bears that July would touch 55 cents before many days and ultimately reach 50 cent*. _______ To »(u>» jLeaaviiitfs Btr'eee*. bc.i.Dviu.B. Col., May 2.—It has long been well known that a large body of valuable ore underlies a portion of this city, and extensive arrangements have been made to work it A syndicate with food financial backing hat been formed. A three opiupart- m.ntshaftwill* put down tmmsdi- flOOSIER HAPPENINGS. Information of Especial Interest to Indlanians. INDIAN Afoi.is. 1 ml., -May 8. —Municipal elections were held throughout Indiana Tuesday, the only cities not voting- beiiJi,' lndi;i.n:ipolis a.ud livans- villo, winch oper.'ito uiifler special charters. Reports show that tifty towns wore carried by tin 1 republicans and live were carried by the democrats. Those K°' n t? republican were: Hl-j.Ttoij, IfcooiaJnsioH, JJ.-izll, Columbia, De^uiur, Ehvood, K:ist Chicago, Fori Wayi)u, Frankfurt, l r r;uil;lin. Uwnshurg, (JrooncasUo. Ooshi-n. BuiniuonO, liuntlng- 10:1, JofliTsonville, KiiUoico, IM Porto, Ijtr fnyc'ttc. Lopansporl, Lawruiu-cburg, Marion, Muudi!. Mli;h!euii City, New Albany, PLTU. FlyiEoutli. liiclioiond, Soyiaour, South. ]je:ia, SlieJljyvlllo, VuJ]t:ir;Lir,d, Wiibahh, \Var- HUW, Uuliilii, IClkliuri. IJuU.'ord, LuUiuion, No- blusvillo, Priuouion, KisinK Sun. Tiptoe, (Jrecn- Held, Andor.fon, Miirtinsvilli 1 , Mount Vcrnon, 1'urtluuil, Coaiiorsvillc, Ku^livlllu unj Franklin. Tho following towns weut domo- cru,tic: Covington. Columhia Ciiy, ^Madison, Vtn- ccunes aud Washington. To Stop SlanKliter of Flub. MusciK. Ind,, May i—Suit was filed in tlie Delaware circuii court Tuesday by James Jackson, of near Chesterfield, Madison county, in which he asks (5,000 damages and an injunction against tU« Consumers' Paper company of Jluncie for polluting' the waters of Whita river with the refuse from their large mill. Sir. Jackson avers that the water is made useless and that barrel* of fish hav« been, killed in the river bo- low the factory, proceedings will also be brought against the strawboard works at West Jluncie, 4 miles w*wt of here. Court Sees Danger Ahead. CROWS POINT, Ind,, May 2.—"Juries are carrying this question of a reasonable doubt too far," said Judge Gillett Tuesday morning. He had just opened the scaled verdict reached in the caae of the state vs. Albert .Reefer, charged with stealing thirty sacks of flour from a Nickel-Plate car at Hammond some weeks ago. ' 'The case is ft clear one, and if our juries are to keep on as they have started we shall soott be in the hands of our enemies." Indiana Has the Sumlioat llmby. WARSAW, Ind., May a.—The smallert baby yet reported has been born of Korwegiau parents at Lowell, ju»t north ot here, The child is a male M perfectly formed u.s a baby can be •and at its birth weighed only nine ounces. A ring worn on the little finger of the father was slipped over iU foot and nearly up to its knee. The. probabilities are that it will live. Trloil to Wreck tt Lake Erie Train. oiii.EsviLi.K, lud., May 2.—At 9 o'clock Tuesday night an attempt w»» made to wreck a northbound freight train on the Lake line & Western railroad at a switch 1 mile south of this city. The switch had been spiked. Two cars were derailed and badly wrecked. Travel was delayed several hours. Divorce Suit Compromised. GUEKNCASTLK, Ind., May 2.—A divoro* suit of more than ordinary interest WM compromised in tho circuit court Tuesday. Dr. John R. Leatherman WM plaintiff, aud bis wife had in preparation asensational cross-bill The plftiu- tiff pays her tS.OOu and provides for their only daughter, getting in exchange a divorce. Two Swltcliniuu Hadlr Hurt. JEFFKRSONVILLE, Ind., May S.—Tim Lyons aud John Kelly, railway switchmen, were standing on the footboard of an engine backing over to Louisville; when a cow appeared on the track and the locomotive struck it, killine th» animal instantly. The cow struck th« witchmen, both of whom were badly injured. JSccelvnr for un Elkuart Concern. ELKIIAHT, Ind., May 2.—On application of 11. E- Bucklin, of Chicago, M. U. Demarest has been appointed receiver for the Common Sense Manufacturing company of this city. The concern has been doing a profitable busineaa, but dissensions among the stockholder* made the step necessary. Trial Again l/'ndcr Way. INDIANAPOLIS. Ind., May 2.—The trial of Francis A. Coffin. Percival B. Coffitt and Albert S. Ueed, charged with aiding and abetting Theodore P. Haughey in the violation of the national banking laws, was begun again in the UniUd States court Tuesday afternoon. Short In Ills Accounts. NiuAS'AroLis, Ind., May 2.—Georg* *. Hicks, traveling salesman for 1C O'Connor it Co., wholesale grocers, ha» disappeared, and the firm says he if, short in his accounts over $2,000. Kloptng Couple SUde Happy. OBFKEBSONVII.LK, Ind,, May 2.— J. Q. Hartiuan and Miss Mary Mobley, aa eloping couple from Lebanon, Ky.,. were married in this city Tuesday morning by Magistrate Hause. only Got Two Miles. JKPFKRSOSVILLE, Ind., Maya.—Fr«ak iarvey escaped from tlie state priaxM this city Tuesday, but was captor** if ter he got about 2 miles. Killed In » Bunairay. WATKBLOO, lad., May 4—Mario* Smith, 18 year* old, wa« kiU«d Cueaday by a r*n»way,'

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