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MAY +, 1894. WORLD'S FAIR ART PORTFOLIO COUPON. 0 coupons ol different ililtcs and ]() cont» secures tln> current number ul Arl Portfot los. See iiuvitn VOL. XIX. LOGANSPORT, INDIANA. EKIDAY MOEN1NG, MAY 4 1894. NO. 107. le lives At its new and beautiful quarters, to the public general')-, 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 °tock shall go out amOD^' the many frieu-ds of the Bee Hire without a cent of profit It shall be a aouveuir sale—a chance to buy useful articles of daily use for a fev pennies. Please read prices quoted below und be sure and bring this price list with you when you come to the store, to verify the truth of our assertions. 8nrac» Vi>liliiK. rcKtiUir £jc<iu:ility lor lOc LndifS' Blm-k Hose, £Jc (]iiit!l:y for 8c No, 12 All Silk Ribbons, 2ic uiiulicy tor 5c Darning Needles, 2.">c papers for 5c 1,000 boxes Wire Hair Pins, x uuslltr for 1C KUH'Wiick nil silk Miivji, '-'.'> mill :l"ii; Miuillt)' tor 5c RichnttisonKnlttlnfi Silk • T JJC quality for 15c BldCk Silk Hltts , Sac omillty for I5c Silver Plated Thimbles, Cc iiiiailtr Tor Ic Corset Luces, i5c i]uallty [or 5c a doz. liliick Silk I-iu-i'. lOC'Clillilrnirs K;ist IVnck Clill mutiny I'ur ' llosi), -<K (iiiiilliy for Ik 3c 8c Dre?s Buttons, al! colors, iOc tjuulUy, 2 doz. for 5c Richardson Sowing Silks. Lncl nil colors 00 yiircl .spools Sli 2c Jnpiinesii Fun s . 1 5 c Stttcliini; Silks, nil colors, Uou iiualliy lor lo iiuallty for 5c l-2c Brlstlf> Tooth Brushes, Kic ytwllty for 4c Hubber C'orsnt Luces, BUc per dox. duality lor 15c a doz. Bhick Rubber Tape, 5c Klne duality for 2c Horn and Brass PimtsiLad Buttons, i'oc quality for Han 8c a gross; LncllPs' Stockinot Dress BiHtoii-uole Twist. 11 i. Kc duality for colors. Oe duality for . :,i* i i iiiii.,..,h ..,.~-. Huso, J-jl,.;.o i|ii;i'.lty for - r '0c quality ,ior 5c !lOc a doz 5c UournliiR Fins, regular RwiUr Brass Pins. 10 We boxes for 2c Klne Horn Combs, lOc Black rubber Vim-Comb iiuiilitj for 2c Ic papers for 2c L'UC quality lor 5c I1U1CIII r> o o.uai.,i Boy's Suspenders , K citmllty for 4c JQ connection with above we will offer one case new Printed Sateens, 2oc qualityfor 12cand500 PIECES ALL SILK MOIRE RIBBONS,in No 12., 16and22, in all the new and stylish colorings. Choice of either width at the uniform price of 12|c Again, we would say, cut this advertisement out and bring it with you acd you will see that all goods are on hand at prices as advertised. WILER & WISE, At their new location, 409-41] Broadway. MOKE EIOTS. Mesaba Range Miners Now Oau9- ing Trouble, They Secure a Lot of Powder and L Dynamite—Workers Forced to Quit —Troops Sent to the Scene. FEARS OK BLOODSHED. DL-J.UTH, Minn., May 3.—Alarmin? news has been received here from tho miners' strike in the Mesabe range. Fifteen hundred mon aro marching from shaft to ehaft attacking tho mon itill at work and threatening to do- Itroy property unless operations are completely suspended. The mob has broken open a magazine at one of tho mines and seined forty kegs of powder and a largo quantity of dyaami'.e, with which, it is lared, they will attempt to enforce ,ieir demands. The striker* ara hungry knd penniless and are talking of lootr \g tho stores. Adjt. Gen. Muehl- irg, of St. Paul, with sixty militia- in of Company A, Third regiment, ^=jd tlirough this city on his •ay to the scene of the trouble with intention of suppressing the riot_ B that appears to be inevitable. Iherlff Sharvy has also left for the lines prepared to preserve order. Nearly All Flnlandert. Nearly all of the strikers ore Fin- landers, and being without money or ivisions are turbulent and anxious a fight. They were receiving »1 id 11.25 a day and demand II. 50. A .mittee of the men first waited up- the owners o' the Franklin mine made their demand. On being ifused the miners to the number i of quit -work and marched to the lother shafts along the range. Some of the miners wrllingly joined the strikers, [but in several cases the men lesired to continue work and the ib proceeded to force .them to drop their tools Hnd join the strike. At ! the Oliver, Norman, Iron King and [Mountain Iron mines hundreds of men Jwere driven from work. Three hun- Jdred men at the Mountain Iron mine JiTVednesday night voted to go to work, land the strikers are bound to prevent Ithem. fc Storekeeper* In Peril. , Word was received from Virginia I that 700 strikers are marching up and • down the streets denouncing the own- Em of the mines and the men still at • work in the most violent terms. I Ifearocly one of them ha* any money. liThty depend for food on the charity of "- ' . and m*ny ol the 4U- contented men threaten to attack" tno stores. Much excitement was caused at Virginia when it was learned that a magazine at a mine near the village had been broken open during the night and a number of kegs of gunpowder and some dynamite seized. It is feared that if t,he trouble continues much longer tho strikers will use the explosives to wreck the mines, in which event loss of life is sure to follow. The village authorities have telegraphed the state officials for help, and it is believed Adjt. GOD. Muchlberg will find it advisable to send for additional troops. Coke Worker! Klotlng. COKNELLSVILLIC, Pa., May 3.—The coke strikers made an assault on tho Fort Hill plant and forced the workmen to fleo for thoir lives. In the melee a mimber of the mca were badly beaten. The plant is now closed down. Tlie capture of the Jlorewood dynamiters and tho attack on Fort Hill have caused tho greatest excitement and the feeling of unrest is more pronounced than at any time bince the last btrikc began. Mobs arc marching through tho country aad raids are feared at several points. The women made an attack on the Davidson works, but felt disgusted when they found but one man at -work. Took * Fonrful Outh. The militia nrrlved in Virginia at 2 p. m. and found everything quiet Early in the forenoon several hundred of the unruly spirits had gathered and took oath that they would kill the Urst man who went to work. Cleveland Triiopn on liu»rcl, CLEVELAND, 0., May 3.—The city of Cleveland virtually rested under military protection \Vednesdayj)i(rht Between 800 and 900 men slept at the various armories with bayoneted sentries watching over them ready to arouse them at the first sound of alarm. The night passed quietly. The military were huld in readiness to go to the aid of the police should the force be inadequate to handle tuo mob. Olvpu 50,000 Acre> of Lund. BI ST. LOUIH, May 3.—A special from the City of Mexico says congress has granted a concession to W. Broderick Cloete and Robert \V. Simon, two well-known Americans, of 50,000 acres of land in the state of Sonoro. The concessionaires must settle the land within a period of three years. These •will be largelyibrought from the United States. ^ LalU » Corn*r Ston*. RICHMOND, Ind., May 3.—The corner •tone of the new Maioniu temple wa» laid here in the pretence of an enor- moiu crowd of visitor* from Indian* and Ohio. RAMSEY IS ACQUITTED. Griinil Chief of the Tel«er»pheri Nnt Guilty of the Charge of Wlro Cuttlnn- CEDAH RAI-IDS, la., May 3.—Grand Chief Ramsey was declared not yuilty by the jury at 9 o'clock a, m. aftor bo- ing out since 11 o'clock Wodnes- duy. Ramsey, as grand chief of the Order of Telegraphers, was charge!. with aiding and abet- tiug wire cutting on the Burlington, Cedar Hapids & Northern road during the telegraphers' strike two years ago. The trial began April '25. No attempt was made to prove that the wires were actually cut, but it was charged that they were made useless at the direct suggestion of Ramsey in speeches which he roude at meetings of the telegraphers ut their headquarters in this city. ^__^_ Kobtiori Uct 81,105. MAIDEN KOCK, Wis, May 3.—Two masked men entered John Howler's house, about S miles from here, and bound the proprietor. After ransacking the whole house they opened an old trunk with an ax and in it found 51,005 in gold and »100 in paper money. Before the neighbors could be aroused they made their escape. Two men have been arrested charged with .the robbery. ^___ A Lcapor llndly Hurt. COLUMBUS. O., May 3.—Claude La Veneer, a well-known tumbler, in leaping over an elephant at Sells .Brothers' circus here Wednesday, missed the mattress and fell, breaking his right leg. The bone protruded from the flesh and ran into tho ground, so great was the force with which he struck the ground. Suicide on the Evo of Marriage. ROCHESTER, Va.. May 8.—Wednesday morning Henry Hahn, a young business man of Monaca, committed suciclde by shooting himself through the head.' He was to have been married Wednesday night. All preliminaries were perfected. His intended bride. Miss Blanche Hugging, is frantic with grief. fatal Holler Explosion. HAMUURO, May 3.—A terrific boiler explosion occurred in the Waitzrender; ing factory at. Hammerbrook, near this city, killing five men and fatally injuriug seven. The building was demolished and the dead and wounded were buried in tha dobri* Speaker Fool to Iletlra. LOSDON, May S.-It is announced that the speaker of the house of commons, Rt. Hon. Arthur Weliealey Peel, is to retire. It i» expected that he will be elevated to tho peerage with the title of vi»CQunt.*«ndjr. TO AID KELLY. Des Moines Labor Men Plead wit! Gov. Jackson. He Promises to Intercede to Secur Transportation for the Industrials —A Boat Trip Proposed. WANT KKM.Y TO l.KAVK. Dies MOINKS, la.. May M.—Kelly' army is in desperate straits to-ihij Hope n ^' sei:urin<»- :i train oxix-pl throng the governor's inUri'fereiice. was abar doned Wednesday. Starvation sUrc the men in ihc fact) and the domonstrt! tion of laboring people, tlifi last n.-sorl was|nolasiiceoss:is'l.o numbers. Thooal issued to all laboring men askin tlieni to meet and march to the capito' with the demrmd tliut <Jov. .Jackson sc cure a train, met with small return:Only 100 men iiled into the governor' reception room. ArKUCMl with tho Governor. Gen. Weaver was master of cert monies, and began his address mildly He said ho and his delegation wore ther merely to know ;f there was any pow er by which a truiu for the armj could be secured. He [said there \va not a laboring man in Des Moines wh would countenance any violation o tho law, but that all were anxious t prevent a disbandment in Des Moine of the suffering industrial army. Vice President Van Horn, of th Trades and Labor assembly, followe with the statement that labor organ! zations feared a disband men t of the army here, and asked that the men bi hurried out of the state. Their pros cnco here, he said, would glut the la bor market and do a great injury ti Des Moines. . M. H. King, a local labor leader, in i short address requested that the gov ernor, "in unmistakable terms," ask the railroad companies for transporta tion, and Chairman Loweny, of the citi zens 1 committee, followed in a simila: appeal. Every effort to secure food had been exhausted, he said. TUo Govornor'« Kcplr. Gov. Jaekson, in his reply, refcrrei to the events since the army reachec Council liluffs, and read a letter hi. had written President; Cable, of the Rock Island railroad, requesting tha' otlicial to furnish a train to Davenport and requests he j^id made to al Iowa trunk lines, and tlie refusal; from eCgib—i'O&d' to carry the men foi less than full fare. Gov. Jack-sou sail' he would lay the matter before the executive council of tlie state and see what could be done. If Kelly will take a route down the river by way of Cincinnati, the governor saic he had hopes of getting him out of the state. The efforts of Gov. Jackson will be directed toward:securing funds to pay lor transportation, out of Ues Moines over the Des AJoines & Kansas City and the Keokuk & Western roads to the river, thence by boat to tho Ohio. He has an offer by a boat line, he says, which would make the plan feasible. Kelly, will probably consent to go by the rivqr, as he may be able to secure boats up:the Ohio which will carry him well on his way to Washington. Kelly Accept*. A committee appointed to confer with Kelly found him willing to accept uny proposition. "If I am furnished railroad transportation to the Mississippi," he said, "I will accept it gladly. I had ixpected to go by way of Chicago, but will do the next best thing." Gov. Jackson was informed of Kelly's decision, and immediately efforts will be made to get the men out of Des Moines. Debt .Situ on Novorcljjn. DES MOIXEB, la., May 3.—There will be noi-striUe on the railroads in Iowa wen if Kelly's army is required to march from Des Moiues to tho Mississippi river. Grand Muster Workman Sovereign's threat has been jeatly answered by President Dabs of the American Railway union. When Sovereign's interview appeared in which he threatened that the Knights of Labor and tho American Railway union would espouse the cause of Jie army if Kelly's mon wore not furnished transportation the members of the local lodge of the railway union vere much exercised, and the following .elegram was sent to President Debs at 3U Paul: "It is reported here by Sovereign that the American Railway union men will bo called out in case trans- lortation is refused Kelly. Is there any ruth in this? Our men oppose such a move. Answer quick." President Debs' response to the above •as as follows: "Pay no attention to he report. It is false." The officers the Ameriean Railway union had ,.ato a stormy interview with Mr. Sov- rcign Wednesday morning, and he was old plainly that the railroad men in Des Moines would not strike unless .jey had a grievance, and that they ver« not under the domination of the vnights of Labor. Sufi Be I* Wot Guilty, WASHINGTON", May 3.—In discussing jis arrest Gen. Coxcy, the chief of he commonweal said: •I am certain that I Have not bean guilty of ..wbrertlnfr I »»w Vlco President Stevenaoa t» o'clock Tutsday morning ana ho told** hat h« would consult with Speaker Crisp bout setting »»We iho regulation tor- IddinK ipeochmaKlng on the capltol ground* »m oerwln tout tne l»w ta unconstitutional nd I »»nted to teit It I left my amj n« w»Uf<J MMtfSWr «»,_**"> OtonS tearlnff GO OannOr Or ueviue, wnicu me lu\v forbids. I demanded ot the police the excrdso of it:}- rliflit. When they refused me. I asliOd If I could rend a protest. Tbcy refused Unit and I ir.aJc no attempt to speak or rend, merely ashing them to accept, the protest, which they refused. I turned and :nacio my way from the grounds. II there was lawlessness in uiy action I fall to see it. I did not know whctlier the vice president had concluded to let me .spoil',; ami 1 wished to tost the luw. Marshal lirownu walked over the grass contrary to H'.w, but he did It because the mounted police were trying to i-Uic hi:u dou-n." Will Mnl<« It » Coiit.-Kt or Kiidiiraiirv. Coxey's plan is to enter upon a contest of I'lului-anuc. He proposes simply to stay here and wait, lie s:-.id: -\Vi!'will !)u joined by thousands of other an- pmploveil. 1 intend to drop every other occupation ar.d slay riglit here n Washington until conjjrpss acts one way or th't other upon my hills. If cor.cress '"!• 'oiirr.s without giving relief to the um-m- ployi'd we will turn our attention to Mir prcsl- dent ami demand an exti-ii session. 0:ir presence here, aiii! we will number thousands, will lorcn action The army must be fed and tn;i;:ri\ss, sooner or later, will 1)0 compelled to provide for ft. Whether we will make any further demonstration at tho eapito', remains to be seen. We are here not to commit wrun;:s or tu hrea',; law*, but to eon- vlnc.) COIIKI-L-KS ol the evil result of the legislation of tho '.ast twenty.live years and todo- mand relief. Wasiilneimi Is a beautiful city, and if the lahorlr.R men of America must starve it might as wc)l bo here as anywhere else." CrltlclKlng the Authorities. The arrest, of Coxey aud lirownc on sucn trivial charges has elicited much unfavorable comment among t.hc people at largo. The cry of police persecution has already gone up. Senator Palmer, of Illinois, said that he was convinced that the executive authorities had gone too far in refusing a deposit, of $500 cash in lieu of a real-estate bond. The arrests have created such a general sympathy among the people that great quantities of provisions are being sent in for the army. <inlvln'« Army l'aj-» Far*. WHKKI.I.NG, W. Va,, May 3.—CoL Galvin's army has evacuated this town, taking a Baltimore & Ohio train for Pittsburgh at 1:30 p. m. The local trades assembly paid thuir passage, $!50, ?(i'- of which was raised among the merchants, and the rest being supplied out of the assembly's funds. The city furnished the army with food while here. TO ISSUE COIN CERTIFICATES. CoiiKruiiiiiuin lirookiililre Propose" to Be- modcl tho Flnaticlnl t-yiitem. WASHINGTON", May -i—Congressman. HrooUsihiro (Ind.) introduced in the house a bill providing 1 that no greenbacks shall be issued of a smaller denomination thau ?10; that not over one-fourth in value of the amount of the circulation issued to national batiks shall be of a less denomination than $10; that, coin certificates shall be issued in lieu of silver certificates, gold certificates and treasury notes issued under the act of July, IS'JO. The bill provides for the issue of coin certificates on all the gold and silver coiu and gold bullion in the treasury in excess of $100,000,000 of gold coin which is held as reserve for redemption of the greenbacks.' The bill also provides for the issue of coin certificates on all of the silver seignoirage bullion, not exceeding $1 for,S71> 4 ' grains of pure silver, and that it shall bo the duty of the secretary of the treasury to pay out these coin certificates in discharge of all of the obligations of the United States, except such as are made? expressly payable in coin. Moreover, the bill provides that the owner of coin, gold and silver coin may deposit the same with the treasurer or any subtreasurer of the United States in the sum of flO or any multiple thereof and receive coin certificates in lieu of the same. BIG EXPORTS OF GOLD. Over 90,000,000 tu H* Shipped from Now Y'ork Thl« Wrok. WASIHSGTOW, May 3.—Disquieting news Jwas received at the treasury "rom New York concerning gold exportations. Rates of foreign exchange continue high and firm, and in consequence large shipments are looked for. The reports are that at leostj $5,000,000 will - be withdrawn for shipment from New Vork next Saturday, with the probabili- ,ies that this amount will be grcat- y exceeded. These shipments alone will reduce the gold reserve to about '93,000,000. Of course, the gold withdrawn does not diminish our cash resources. On the contrary, as Dnited States and treasury notes are given in xchange for the gold, each withdrawal adds so much to the treasury available cash balance. THEY FAVOR SILVER. Uoltr.il Bt»te» (teuton Send » C»ble«r»ra to the London Bimetallic Conference. WASHINGTON May 3.—Following is a copy of a cablegram sent to the lord m&yor of London, apropos of the bimetallic,conference held in that city, by several United States senators: 'We dcnire to expreis our cordial sympathy with tho movement to promote tho restoration )f stiver by International agreement, In aid ol ivhloh wo underitanu a meeting is hold under our lordship's prwluonoy. Wo bellevo tho rco colnaire of bothjgold and silver by Intern*- lonal agreement at a flxed ratio would secure o mankind the Wcmintf ol » sufficient volume t metallic money, and, which Is hardly less mportant, secure to the world of trade 1m- unity from violent exchange fluctuations," The document was signed by Senators John Sherman, W. B. AllUon, D. W. Voorheem George F. Hoar, Nelaon W. Aldrich, David B. Hill, Edward Mur- ihy. A. K Gorman, O. H. Platt, Calrin Brio*. Joseph M. Carey, W}Ulam Frye, ~ K. DaTis, 8. M. Cullom, Henry Cabot Lodsrel FK03I IIOOS1ERDOM. Telegraphic News of Interest to Indianian/i. CaKC of M<mmm>i>t,!il .SclUKlinonH. LKBAXON, Ind., May :j.—On May 20, 1S~'j, the marriage of Nelson Northcnt und Lottie lliglitowor was celebrated. The}- went to housekeeping in North street in a home handsomely fur- nishod beforehand by Northcut. lie li'ft Home unceremoniously ami without apparent cause ona night in October, 167-1, and despite the persistent c-JVorts of hl» \vifi- to locate him 'no tiilings ever came. She married Charles Jilaine In !87S. Thev have since then ri-sided on their farm just west of iliis city. After so strangely leaving here Norlhcut had wandered into Calif-n-nia and married, rive children being born to this nnion. His wife No. 2 died recently, and Wednesday, with his children, the eldest almost a grown woman, lie arj rived in this ei',\' and made straightway for wife No. 1 and pU-.idcd for her to return txj him. She refused, and summoning her husband from the field Northcut was requested to leave. He did so, threatening to test his claim upon her in the courts. aiultlicvri UnOCClilcd VHiat to Do. INDIANAPOLIS, lud., May 3.—Gov; Matthews received a dispatch from Hammond, Lake county, Wednesday, saying that the Chicago industrial army, under the command of Randall, had left Grand Crossing and would be at Hammond today. The executive is being urged to issued a proclamation against further entrance of the Kelly army into Indiana and is seriously considering tho matter, but has no! yet decided upon a course of action. The Ohio health authorities have appealed to the Indiana authorities to stop the ma rch t>f Kelly, and this wa» one of the things that constrained Secretary Melcall Wednesday to call tho attention of the governor to the dangers that might result from the Invasion of tramps from the smallpox districts of Chicago. Vote j\fr»ln»t State Arbitration. IsniAXAP&LlS, Ind., May 3.—Tha labor legislative councilor Indiana was in session Ayednesday ajad adopted resolutions declaring in -favor of a more equit.ablesystemof taxation and recora-' mending the enactment of an efficient child labor Jaw and of a law foi factory inspection; also asking the po litical parties to nominate candidate! for the legislature who arc in sympathy with the demands of organized labor, and in the event they do not that organized labor nominal* candidates itself. Resolutions in favor of state arbitration of labor diflicultiet and commending those representatives who voted for labor measures in tha last general assembly were voted down. Mny IM»ce HftuRhcy on tlie Stand. INDIANAPOLIS, Ind., May 3.—Tha opening statement of the defense in the bank-wreckers' trial Wednesday showed that the Coffins have profited somewhat by the recent interruption of the trial, xvhich has given them complete knowledge of the evidence against them. Their lawyers pave a history of all their dealings with the looted bank and smoothly explained awny all the fraud charged by the government. The federal authorities are believed to have accumulated new evidence, however, and will have a number of surprises before the end of the week. It is given out that President Haughey may be put on the stand to testify against the Coffins. Indlann Sutitl Will He Clod. Mu.vcno, Ind., May 3.—One of th* most important items of expense attached to the glass manufacturing business is that of freight bills for the sand used. The Indiana Window Glau Workers' association at its recent mooting in Muncie discussed the matter, n.nd since then steps have been taken toward curtailing this expense item. It has been discovered that there it sand in the gas belt, and that the sand is of the proper quality for glassmak- ing. ISefore long, it is thought, the gu belt will be furnished at least part ol the material for glass as well as tha fuel for its manufacture. The sand is now shipped from Toledo, O. A Hunter Frightfully Burned. COLUMBUS, Ind., May 8.—Henry Todd, living nearEckerty.accompanied by hi» two brothers, was in the woods hunting. Henry carried a half-pound ot gunpowder in his pocket One of the boys threw the stump of his lighted cigar over his shoulder and it alighted in youngTodd'spocket,eTplod- ing the powder, burning Todd frightfully. His recovery is thought to be improbable. Election R«inlt>. iNDJANAi'Oi-is, Ind., May S. — Returns from all the incorporated citiet in Indiana confirm the earlier report* that the republicans had everything their own way in the elections Tuei- day. Throughout the state, as a rule, there was general indifference on the part of the democrats. In several citiM the party showed practically no front at all. Will Go to Chicago. CBAWTORDSVILLE, Ind., May 3.—Dr. Alexander Smith, of the chair of chemistry in W»ba«h college, has tendered his resignation to the board of trustee* to take effect at the end of the present term, in order to accept a •imlUr poik In Chicago oniTerijty. j

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