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Elkhart Truth (Newspaper) - March 26, 1890, Elkhart, Indiana • - 'Tiftft^T^flflJO - 'WcHtort gil ■ Second Pase: Tftleiirapio News. Tele^rapUio N«w«>«p mpKaídi D»r» SUBSCRIPTION PRICE IO CENTS PER WEEK—SEVEN PAPERS. TO-DAY'S CIRCULATION, 3017 Vt31-. t. No. f65. ELKHART, INDIANA, WEDNESDAY EVENING, MARCH 26. I890. ir 4 p. m Edition, DAILY TßUTH «AUtlntSami Hués iiWetk. -BY- Truth Publishing Hjouse, • „Elxhart, Indiana. SUBSCRIPTION RATK: Per Week..................... lo cents. Per Month...................-40 centff. Per^ear......................... PHYSICIANS CAROS.- ElätHÄRT. T M. BARNEY, PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON. Office' 423 SoBthi Main -JStreiil. .Residence <509 Sontfa Main street. Q C.iBAtlMGARaCNBR, ¡PHYSICIAN. Office in Opera House Block Residence 507 Middleberry street. T^WZABETH CASSEL, PHYSICIAN, Office and residence -No. T20 DivisionStreet Office hours 8>to9 a- f. add an.d 6»to.8 p. m Calls attended'promptlyia«ityiiid couatry. J C. HUNTSINGER. ' HOSBERiVTW^ PBYiilCIitN. - ' A Bpecialty ot disease^i the Head and Throat Office over Fobes' drug^store, corner Mam and Jackson streets. JUsidoiaceiMa Cterit itreiBt. Q W. KATCH, PHYSXCIA«. oOffice 114 North Main Street. Prompt attention sSvcn to all professional calls. D« . A.' H. HORTON, ^la South Main Street. Ladies' Physician Q H. NIMAN, PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON, Office Cummins filk. Sesidcice «4 :N. Sec. S _ A. NEAL, PHYSICIAN, office 431 Main street; residence 508 Third street Office ho.rs 10 to iz a. u., 3 to.5 and 7 to 8 p. M. T W. SHORT. M.- D., . . PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON. Office over Bei key's dme tstore. South Main treet. Calls answered from olSce day or night. Q W. SPOHN, PHYSICIAN. Office comer Main and Division streets. Risi-lencc, 3»o Marion street. C/tarrhai. Diseases 3l the Nose, Throat and Ears 1 specialty. A full set of instmrnents, both lor examination and treat-meat. H. THOMAS, PHYSICIAil, Offic« and residence. All ciills attended in city and country. Résidenceni Marion street. Office iii Harrison street. J AMES A. WORK, PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON. Office at Ns 300 Division street. Rasidence No s06 Division Street. Spepialtie.i—Chronic Diseases Obstetrics. Diseases ot Childr ;n and Gyneocology ATTORNEYS CARDS. DELOS N. WEAVER, attorney-at-la w, 22» Main Street, Elkhart. Manager Elkhart County Ab stract Office. J. D. ARNOLD, attorney-at-law. Justice of the Peace and Insurance Agent. Office apposite the Hotel Bueklen. G^o . T. BARNEY, attorney-at-law. Notary Public, collections 1 specialty, fire and Kfe insurance agent. OSci2 comer Main and 'ackson Streets. T W. NUSBAUM, attorney at law, Special attention giuen to Kstates and Gnardian-sfaips. aoj: Main Street. 5TATE & CHAMBERLAIN. attorneys-/.t law, Notary Public, Collectionii Riven prorapt atten-:tion Insurance is the best companies at the low--Arrates. ' _ •^M. H. SMITH, •JUSTICE OF PEACE, And Pension Attorney.. 'P fice: rao? So. Main St SHOEMAKERS CARDS S AM WEBBER, siioe-makeli,- " ' /.' Bast Franklin streeh REAL ESTATE LOANS J^ONEY TO LDAN. " , . " . Onxeal estate; security." DELOS N. Wbaybk. ■•IfàinStFett, Elkhart. EDITORIALTRUTHS Heroes of Today. Are there no heroes. In this hard, money-getting time? One has only to recall that story of the terrible fire û Indianapolis not long since to be con-Tinced otherwise. At-that fire thirt^n as heroic souls as ever inhabited tlys earth, went to. heaven in flame and ^oke. . ' A four fltory building was on fire inside. Without a tiiought of their own safèty twenty-nine firemen climbed to •the ipof ^nd began work. Suddenly tl^re was an appalling crash. The roof sank >ta4;he basement, through the fire, carrying with it the firemen. 'A fireman on an adjoining building shouted: "For God's sake pour water into the upper windows.. Twenty men as-e buried thereP' Then the effort at rescue was made. A fire ladder had fallen across the forms of several of the men and pinned them down. Such scenes as this met the rescuers: ■ Under ISie-ladder, mutoimt 'breathing, appeared the upturned face of a man not seen before. Thcniortsir and dust -were cleaned ' from his lips, but he wns buried »0 deeply that no immediate heip courd^ome to.bim. Ou.al] ^ides-blackened ftnd bleeding faces, distorted with agony or dread-, ful In death'. logcidtTiiB erDw4"who haU'Scaled the :heap--to assist-theui to^douijletlieir eSoiis. The rescuers themselves took theu: li ves in'their hands when they went into that figry hole. The burping walls; of the buUdinif threatened at every moment tO; fall on diem too." But they ¿epfeat their -task tUl the-l^t-man -was carried out, a burnt - and blackened corpse, or yet living in agony. Every y^ar in this land brave firemen are killed or disabled while •tiying to save the lives and property of others; No money can pay for service vsuoii asldiis. Surely those who say there are no heroes today forget our firemen. The Swiftest Runner. The extraordinary running of young William Day, of New Jersey; at Morris Park, near New York city, deserves to' be remembered. It was at a championship match in which there were a hundred contestants. The occasion of the meet was the great run of the National Cross Country association, in which representatives of over twenty different clubs took part. The day of the race was one of mingled snow and rain, with mud on the track three inches deep. Tlie run was eight miles long. It was known that. young Day was a fleet runner, but nobody expected the extraordinary speed he: manifested tiiat day. His most formidable opponen t was thought to be a young Englishman named Thomas. All tlie runners were very young, most of them under 20. Day and Thomas were a perfect contrast in appearance. The American boy is dark, long limbed and thin as a greyhound. His figure is' so slight as to bo girlish. 'Die beholders looked at his slender limbs and said wonderingly: "Where does that boy get his power?' His chief opponent, Sidney Thomas, is of the English type, rosy and fair, and short and strong built. Thomas is th^ champion cross country runner of ■ Eng-' land. In the besting h« received at th« hands or rather the legs pf Day, therefore, America beats England in a running-match. Day's reputation for fleetness was-«uch that he gave odds to all the others, including thirty seconds to Thomas himself. 'At the "word he started with a bound. It was a thrilling - sight, those 'htindred boys, bar« Umbed and bareheaded, running like ^ flash of Jfght athwart the gray winter land^ap?. There were three hurdles on the tz^c^ to: be, jumped, and one water leap of seveto feet. This water leap woffwhat tried the 4)oyB' souls. Those wha could not take -it-tumbled headlong into severai' feet of icy «water. f i The first contestants Were allowed-imirates the start "of Day. He. spa^y. • Ladies, attend'Mme. Kellogg's school of ladies' French tailoring. Call for Fashion Journal, free, an Third «treet,_ tf. -Truth l^Scé is.pcepared to do all kind of printing and bindini^^ ,,n the .very pshortest -pqtice. .'- 'v, . ■ ■ '' li^oawant the best-Bituminnous coal in the^aarfcèt barn-Pèàcock, or Blabk Dia-móìàS; at 108 N. ' Maid street. " - -tf "Jére'-Hèàth sçl.ls trunks ^îmd bags 'at«a discount for the next'so. days. £aU(d: Tptet. ;isnit» at Sluckmab jfc^Kâdel's. distanced those nearest him, caught up with the seven minute men, passed them and trotted in with long easy strides to the winning post, having made on a muddy trs^k, with the wind blowing, the remarkablo distimceof ei^ght milfes in 53 minutes and 34 seconds. This record reminds one of the stories told of the fleet foote'd Indiàn runners of both North and South America. It does not look as though the American was degenerating physically. Expression of the Montli. A Frenchman Vm. T. Pideret) has written a curious paper on the physiognomy of the mouth. Thé-varied expressions of the face are the result of evolution. When the primitive man tasted anything he did not like, instinctively he separated his jaws so as to get the tongue as far away as possible from the palate. He did this when he tasted things bitter or nauseating. In process of the ages this physical expression of disgust and aversion came to be used also of feelings that were bitter and unpleasant, as soon as the primitive man was sufficiently developed to know one feeling from another. , * m-, - ■ Hence the look of, the face which M. Pideret-oalls the bitter expression." Fancy yoursëif 'tàsting something intensely dis-a^eéafcle/and yòur face will instinctively assume it; The-sides of the nose and thp, iniddle of the upper, lip are lifted,' and the skin of the f<àjéiiead is wriiikled-vertically, v The. bitter expression in the diágííatñ. M. Piideret gives, us is íémairk-ably like that the countenance Of Roscpe-Conkling wore habituaUy. If the expression has à dull look, and has become chronic, it indicates bitter suffering, and "is a sign that the person is suffering from bitter feelings and trials.'" On the other hand is what our writer names the "sweet expression." It has been evolved with the process of the suns in the same way as its opposite, the bitter one. When the prehistoric man tasted something agreeable, he tasted it as long as he conld, drawing the corners of the mouth slightly upward and the lips softly back against the teeth. Fancy you are tasting a delicacy you are very fond of, and the face wiU assume the sweet expression. In course of the ages, this too came to express mental emotions as well as physical ones. Pideret says the sweet expression is rare. It is almost never found among men, but is occasionally met with among affectionate women. When it is constant in the face, it becomes altogether too much of a good thing, likie eating candy all the time, and grows tiresome to the beholder. Among the present Anglo-Saxon race, however, there does not seem as if the beholder would be wearied out in that way too often. The Blair education bill was unfinislied business in tlie United States senate for a good many years before it was finally talked to death. Ladies, beware how you carry your pocketbooks in your hands. The scientific thief now comes along beside you and touches youi: ^rist with a piece of métal which is cliarged'with elecjiicifcy,. It shocks you violently and hurls the-purse fromyourhand. The thief snatches it up and iroff with it before you canre^ coyer from your dizziness. Manyirpb^ beries havelsèèn committed in this way recently. - A company have offered to take all the géxbagè of the city of New "York and cremate it at the same rate now paid for towing it out to sea as food for the "fishes. This might be done in all cities. Private ïainilies might, largely do away with the necessity of the public creqiation by consuming much of theii* own garbage'in the kitchen range. , But somèbody wiU-probably .^d in the course of a few years that garbage ^^ capi^^^ being turned into a fertili:^ of great value. .Special Announcenient. A person liaving special interest in knowing the address of former reiiidents of Elkhart city and county, whp ire now ving in other parts of the United States, would feel obliged to receive froni friends here such addr^es. . Box izig, Elkhart, Indiana. tf If xpii burn Black Diamond or Peacock, a red hot stoye wUtbe-the res^ Try if. 108 N. Main St. tf , Come to.this office^or neat and .artistic job* printing. Satisfaction^guaranteed. BOSTON'S MILLIONAIRES. LIVES, TRAITS, HABITS OF SOME CAPITALISTS OF THE HUB. Men Wbu Lead the New Enelaad Kletrop-oUb In WcAltli, and How They Acquired Th^lt., Money—Plctores of Eben I>. Jordan, Oliver Ames. Btmjamln F. "Butler. [Spei^ Correspondence.! Boston, March 17.-r-Hero in Boston we have no Astors nor Vanderhilts, but there are a few who are not absolute paupers, and who are even likely to bo fairly well off somb day if they keep on. The largest individual taxpayers aw. Jo^na Montgoinfery Sears, who pays $.=50,000 on $3,817,000 worth of real estate and $125,000 worth of persoii^l estate; Frederick L. Ames, who i^ys $40,375 on $3,-000,000 worth of real estate; E^en B^ Jordan, who pays $20,600 ou $1,.51S,000 worth of real and $20,000 worth of personal property; Ai-i-och "Wentworth, who pays $20,700' on $1,434,-000 worth of real and $110,000 worth of personal property, and H. HoUis Hunnewell, who pays $15,000 on $1,137,000 of real estate. ourvek ame& There are comparatively few Bostoniana .who would be considered extremely wealthy iii other great cities of the United States. The millionaire has become somewhat common, and the man who wishes to attract attention by his fortune must express it with eight figures. There are many wealthy families about Boston, but comparatively few immensely wealthy individuals. This is due in part to the fact that Bostoniana incline to enjoy wealth without risk, and while this may be-fortjunate for the possessors it is a doubtful ble^ng to the city. ^ Besides, Boston was founded so many years ago that the wealth of the founders has been divided and sub-divided through many generations.. Until recent years large families were the rule in New England, and consequently few, if any, of the early great fortunes have been kept intact. Children, grandchildren and great-gi-andchildreu have helped fritter away the accumulations of earlier generations. In other cities the feverish excitements of gambling in grain, real estate and other speculative articles create fortunes in a day and disperse tbem in a day, but these opportunities are comparatively Unknown here. Of the millionaires of Boston Mr. Frederick L. Aines unquestionably stands at thé head. Mr. Ames, though taxed only on a little over $3,000,000 in Boston, is estimated^as.worth $20,000,000 to Sa5,000,000. The Amès family fills no smaU part iu the.history of state and nation. Mr. Ames is a cousin of the governor of the commonwealth, and is emiuently-a railroad magnate. He is perhaps the only one in Boston who would rank beside the very rich men of Neiv york, his only rival being J. Montgomery Sears. Personally connected with Upwards of sixty railroads, ho is a railroad man in the largest sense. Never yet has a single word or taint of corrupt or dishonorable practices attached to him. His operations are always from practical standpoints. He is in no sense a speculator. He is fully.competent to judge of the vfJue, quality, resources, availability and ,pf^bilities of railway establishments, and as ah advi^jü these.directions has few equals. Mr. Ames is a diréctóriwhoHi^ts. .served iu manner; jii'st and patient with ráb^' ordinates; quick to detwm'ine and not slovv to act; punctual, and withal, upright and just. Large hearted, genial, a good, listener and a good tidker, Mr. Ames is'a man whlptn' it is pléásant to mMt - With his two cousins- hé is associated in the great manufacturing busines at North Easton, where he-- h£w his Slimmer residence. He has-a- palatial man ' Bion in the aristocratic Back bay in Boston. Gkrverhôr Oliver Ames, like his cousin -Fred, counts his" wealth by millichs.--"^ Though he pays a comparatively small tax in Bœton, his legal residence being North-Easton, where he was bprn in 1831, he occupies perhaps the . ^est mansion in Boston, >on Commonwetilth .avenue, it being taxed on an assess^ .valua-lÜon.of aiîout,.SS0(),000. He h^ been ;four "years, Ii6utenaot,.govei¿or and' three years governor, décíining a rèpofnipafeô^" ¡ 'fe en^^ tered his father's shovëi woriàândl^hed; •altbranches of the business. • In T875. ;when . Cook Canne! ' coal, 108 N. " Main ■street -^r'i: ' "tf • ^ Go to jâre Hèattì'f for rol^'and blahfö^ Toilet fixtures and paper at Heffner, Marcfiesseau &"Bárñey's. ; . •• Ronton Lunch Rooin. Comer State aiid Main. Open day and, night, meals-s'eryed to, order. . - .if - Best of work at lowest prices..;guaran teed at this ofiSce, "Call and us.before leaving orders elsewhere. ' : ho had been twenty-five years la badness, his father, Oakes Ames, died, leaving an immense estate, scàttered in almost every state in the Union, with an indebtedness amounting to $8,000,000 while appraisal showed that unsecured creditors could scarcely expect forty cents on the dollar. But in spite of the panic, which came six months | after his father's death, and everything else, ! Oliver Ames made the estate pay in full and -left enough to pay. a million dollars of lega- | cies and a surplus besides for the residuary legatees. Since then he has climbed rapidly up thè steep bill of fortune. He has acquired iM^e railway and" other interests and has be^ a bold operator in the stock market. Possession of large means by him and his fauiilyhas been coupled by a lar^e public spirit and many notable illustrations of lib- , . , BENJAJnH F.' Btm.^ . v ei^^l In' dfomestic. life a niodel hUsband Md ïathèr;fhé bases his li^ truest happiness upon ■ his. wife, children aid ifienda. (Kvemor 'Ames-is afifable.côurïebùs, friendly aad essentially democraÎic. Màhy of the older workmen at Easton, with whom he worked in years piujt in making shovels" are still addressed by ^hhn, and" he by. them, in th'eir Ghristian names, and he has no more sincere friends than these same mechanics whose life labor has been spent In the employ of his family. Any list of Boston millionaires would be incomplete without the name of Gen. Benjamin F. Butler, who is estimated by close observers to be worth between $5,000,000 and $6,000,000. He is really more identified with Boston than with Lowell, though he has his magnificent residence in the latter-place. His law offices in Ashburton place, Boston, are the finest in the city, aud there he may be found early and late when not in court or traveling, for, unlike mo.sc of the lawyers of Boston, he has a large practice in New York, Washington and Chicago, where he has copartnership ofiQces. His law practice is worth $100,000 a year. He lives well, is very generous, and his famous yacht America-is one of the finest. The bulk of his fortune has been made by investing in manufactories. Gbn. Butler strongly, advises young men to put their earnings into improved real estate, and has acted on that idea himself. Though nearly three score years and ten, he is vigorous mentally and physically. So thoroughly is he up with the times that he has introduced into his oflSces graphophones' for use in his vast correspondence. They are run by electricity, both iu receiving the messages and in reeling oil the words to the young and pretty lady typewriter operator, who is thus enabled to transcribe letters and reports of court proceedings at the rate of about fifty words a minute. In this regard, as in many other r^pects, Gfen. Butler is far ahead of his contemporaries in Boston, none of whom have yet adopted the wonderful new talking machine. J. Montgomery Sears is known to a large number of comparative strangers as "Monty" Sears. His intimates' ai-e said to call him by the ihore familiar and endearing title of "Gummy." A few years a.gf he was the Aator of Boston, though now Fred Ames is considered the largest real estate owner. However, Mr. Sears is comfortably well off, the figures ranging somewhere about $15,000,-000, and he owns some of the best paying property in the city. His father, Joshua, came to Boston from Cape Cod with nothing at all, and from small beginnings in the grocery business worked his-way to wealth and position. He married late in life, and upon his death so left his property that his only child, Montgomery, was to receive -'$35,000 . per annum, but never to come into "the^bulkof . the estate. ^ , - .T^e tVus^' so rinanag^ the- estate .that ^ipon attaining his majority, iinlike so màny tieirs who ai'e left in care of guardians, he had not, been beggared, but instead the prop erty had grown"'tb $9,000,000 or $10,(^,000. .Skillful lawyers soon sùBceeded in setting the will aside/.and he-obtained the entire e^ate. •iù". -Sears married the daughter of President Chiles F. Choate, of the Old Colony raR-r»ad,..a niece of Joseph Choate, the well known New York lawyer. In Boston he lives on Arlington street, facing the PubUc garden and Commonwealth avenue, and has ooimtry houses at Mt. Desert and Sputhboro. 'In summer he cruises much in a very hand-s&me steam yacht. He is of medium height, "slightly inclined to be stout, with-saiidy hair and "mustache; is unobtrusive in dress; and in manners exceedingly quiet and-- reserved. •:He_is about 34.. Though a member of a nuih-iber, heyrarely attends the.clubs, beinig a:great ^ Shade Trees. . ' Set out and.wariranted to grow the first year or replaced by new ones. ,L^ve your orders at poistoffice for -- ■■.^,>¿¿23 Peter Tye. ; press niaklnfir. p^n« ; In every style. . ' 301 Aspinwald -Ave. • ; Mrs. Bertha Fitch teac^^^^^ organ, harmony, composition; connter-i" point, etc., instrumentation and orchestra-: tion, alio voice buildiag. References, Royal Conservatory, Dresden, Germany. 0023 : ■ V bome tKxiy and almo^ an 'Id^ 'husband and father. ^ " ' . Mr. John IL Forbes is estimated in the neighborhood of $10,000,000.- A few years ago he was considered the' railroaui; king of Boston. He is remarkably, modest, somewhat difficult of access, owing to his many cares, but very genial and cpurteotis. One of the most generous .and charitable of men, his charities are not ¿stentatious, and the left hand knows not what , the right hand does. He allows himself '"but little recreation, though long since past the age when most men of wealth retire. ^ ' " ^ . , - ebek d..jordan. . ,. Mç. Eben D. Jordan is Boston's retail dry gooffe princei and is worth about $6,000,000. Hé "fa thé New -England -Wanamaier, and when he came to Boston ^tAgut. thjrty-flve years ago froin "down east" he "was glad to get a job at anything.' He has never forgotten those who befriended him in those days. Countless stories are'told of his" generosity. He employs about .^,000 in his ilnmonse stores and is beloved by all in hîsî service. The stories are innumerable that his employes tell of the many acts of kindness which be is constantly doing in his unostentatious way. A few years ago he sent a hundred of the brightest young men and women in his employ on a six months' free tour of Europe. 'The employes' lunch and recreation >oonis in his establishment are elaborately fitted up with pianos and such appointments as would throw into the shade many wealthy homes. Among other wealthy individuals and families in Boston may be mentioned the Pfaffs, who own the immense breweries, and the Lawrences, of Medford; the'Converses (rubber manufacturers;, of Maiden; the Higgin-sons, the Henenways, the Thayers, the.Beebes, ^ the Nickersous, the Williamses. AU of these' are in possession of great wealth, but the instances of great individual foi-tunes are comparatively rare in Boston. ' William F. Mxjbbay; A Story of a Humorist, The late Philip H. Welch possessed in a* re-sioi-kable degree the faculty'of extracting material for his humorous work from apparently the most irrelevant of conditions and circumstances. He carried a- notebook with him everywhere by day, and at night it always lay within reach of his hand to catch any fleeting, usable thought that might assail him in the hours of darkness. . On one occasion, as he was leaving his homo for the day's work, his wife noticed a bit of the breakfast fish sticking to his teeth and suggested its removal. Welch laughed arid took out, not his toothpick, but his . notebook. "Before I forget it," he said, "I'll just pay for that fish," and down went two or three pregnant words. A day or two later he showed to his .wife, in print, one of his little dialogues in which a bank cashier, replying to a wifely comment upon fish sticking to his teeth, says: "Thanks; it-would nev'er do for me to go down to the bank with a piece of doUar-a-pouud shad showing in my igouth." "I told you," commented Mr, "^elch," "that 1 would pay for our fish," and as he got two dollars for the joke, it is probable that he did with something t8 spare. Unable to secure work by ordinary metms, Frederick Roberts, a destitute young man, recently tried to attract attention to-his case by parading the streets of -New York city with a placard ou his back T^icàti^d: "I am an earnest worker, and am "wJÌ!^!^: toigp it^uything." . ' : ^ ^ ' ^ Ì Won by Her Tonjpie. Sowdi-rs—How long did yon kno-w yoinr wife before you were married to her? ' Riply-^Two days. ; :: Scwders—Wasn't tliat rather a. sBOrt flcv quaintaiiceif • ' ' Riply—If you had heard my wife talk you ■wouldii''; ask such questions. , At thè ?nd of those twp'days I felt as though I had'tuown her for five years..—Kearney Enterprise. Tlie Music Stopped Siiddeiily. In an up town theatre recently the orchestra betmsen the acts was playing very loudly and two ladies tit a front row were endeavoring to cctnverse at the same time.' - They had to rfl-ias 'iheir voices considerably, and, as the orchestra suddenly feached .a„,lQw passage, the voice of one of the ladles beca/ne cruelly distinct just as she t em¡¿ked:- "I wesjr silk tindercloLhes altogether."-"Exchange. Wanted. - _ ,'Three good men to sell.for us, 'either on Solary or commission. Address, May Bros Nhrserymeni, Rochester, N. Y. ^ -3-24 The Weekly Troth is the largest and best fanners' paper in the State of Indiana, ffr.so per year. " ' Take'stock in Excelsior Building,* Loan and Saving Association. A " good invest-ment. Ah excellent way to get;a;.hoine, as borrowers only pay interest on money acr tually receivedr Dues 80 cepts per month per share. Gso", Wv Be?t, Secretary, is ^issuing stock rapidly.- - . RUNNING AMUCK IN CHICAGO. An lona Lad, Crazed bj: Drlnh, Turns Bobber and Would Be Assassin. Patrick Crowe, a fair and fine looking lad of Davenport, la., of gcod family and pleasing address, visited his sister in Chicago soma days ago aud ventured on a spree. Four days later he was in jail, wounded and half craiy, charged with murder aud robbery. He bad shot two policemen, a printer and the woman he had robbtJ, and had only been captured after a long and exciting cUase through the most, throi.god section of Clark and adjacent streets at 6 o'clock p. m.. when the crowd is thickest. It looks lik^ne of those remarkablo and u:iusual cases in which the worst criminal projjensities are suddenly developed and to a degrje of desperation that is near akin to iusanity. He is not over 23 years of age and looks much younger; was reared on a farm near Davenport, la'., where his brother still lived, and where his father \^■as known as a well to do dealer in cattle. His sister, Mrs. May "Vaughn, says he camt; to visit her, and on the evening of the ro obery returned to her house drtmk. She ex postulated with him, when he seemed to grow wild and left the house. He went to the rooms of one 'iAnnie Hall," on Clai-k street, and took a diamond star worth $1,S00 from her. She tried to prevent him, when he shot her through the arm and she fainted. As he rushed out of thé house he shot at a chambermaid, but inissed her. Next daj- ho pa-wned the star, and that evening, about 6 o'clock, Officer Isaac Liuvillo attemptsd to arrest him in the pawnshop. Then his extraordinary "running amuck" began. . The officer ' had fcarcely spoken when Crowe" had a revolver at his face, and fired twice. The officer fell, two balls having passed through his mouth and cheeks. Re-■ volver in hand, Crowe diished up the street. Once the crowd stopped him; he turned and fired at random, hittii g C. E. Cole, a printer, in the arm- For several squares then the crowd gave bint all the room he wanted, liut Officer Emmet Briscije finally stopped him. They struggled and fell to the pavement; he briscoe—pat cr0\\te. shot the officer through the body, near the heart, and shot himself in the arm in his struggles. Thousar ds of people were now after him, but he "ran hke a deer," though blood was streaming from his wound, distanced them all aud hid in a dark alle^. More officers arrived and he was soon a prisoner. Theu ensued a struggle, to get him . to the central station, the crowd pressiug on and yelling "Hang him! Lynch biml"the officers with great diffiuulty keeping them back. It was soon reportod that Officer Briscoe'a wound was mortal, and nothing but thick walls and a strong p olice force saved the prisoner from a lynching. ^Ue did not seem to know that he was -wounded till fairly behind the bars; ho then screamed and cried that'he was dying and begged for a priest and a doctor. He raved abaut his wife and th8 attempt of his fathi:r-in-law to kill him till midnight, and then fell info a stupor. The next day he declared that he did not remember anythiui since ho took the first drink in Chicago. In the examination the police surgeon found a "dent" in his skull about the size of a finger end, which, his friends say, was nsade by his father-in-law hittiug him with a ski'ilet a year ago. None , of the wounded wer e dangerously hurt except ; Officer Briscoe. In iormatiou came in rapidly -fi;om Iowa and iTebraaka that Crowe had B^en for years a rambling and somewhat reckless fellow, but so far as known this ii his first criminal enterprise. The WlonR teg. "Is that dog of j-our.«! good for anything?" he asked of "a saloon keeper on Michigan avenue as he motioned to a canine that-lay behind the stove. "Is he? You jc-st lay your hand on my shoulder and utter a whoop." The man did so a nd the dog sprang up and bit his owner in -the leg and gracefully retired. "How do yon ac3oimt for that?" asked the inquirer as a general laugh went round. "Hang it, I had "forgotten that he was cross eyed!" was the reply. "I ought to-hav« put my hand on your shoulder and yelled, Detroit Free Press. No cost for seeing a fine "Lady's Park Surrey" and hand made harness. ' 3-25 Ludwig & Rige. Walker's Cougii Cure and Walker's Relief guaranteed to give satisfaction. For sale at W. H. Berkey & Co.'s, 429 South Main St., Elkhai-t. 5-1-0 For Sale Cheap. House and lot.; Will take a team as part payment. Encuire of Frank Stowe, I'StUdebaker farm.. 3-28
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