Logansport Journal, November 4, 1893

Logansport Journal

November 04, 1893

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Logansport Journal (Newspaper) - November 4, 1893, Logansport, Indiana VOLXVni LOGANSPORT INDIANA SATURDAY MORNING NOVEMBERS 1893 NO 258 At the BEE HIVE I 100 pieces 32 inch printed Zaara Melange at 7 l4c II 5o pieces 35 inch Novelty Cloth at 22c III 40 pieces 46 inch Heavy Serges in navy blue black and brownat only 68c All these goods are worth 3 times the amount we charge for them As to our line of cloaks we only say that our popular and only correct styles have been largely replenished and we can suit everybody as to style size and price at the Bee Hive Dry Goods House 315vFourth St YOU CAN SAVE Enough money to have a bank book or start a gold j reserve ofyour own own if you will heedour advice J5Ve can save money on watches diamonds clocks jew elry silverware and Elgin gold watories fir Elgin watches itsilverineWaes warranted I have a few left of the fifteen jewe American watches at warranted See my City of Bridges spoon See theV C watches best watch made Starlight Silver Diamdnds mounted to yeara experience A HADK Jeweler ana Optician 410 Broadway Having bought an extensive stockWalker Eauch offer prices to meet the times See thair present stock of WflLKBR RfVUGH A t JOluOON President A L POGCB Vloe Prwiaent H J HEITBBIHX Cashier C i o fW n 1 13 o n olcUB rl allOfflcll DaflK LOGANSPQRT IND OflPlTfVL BUY AND SELL GOVERNMENT BONDS LoatMoneyooPersonal Security and Coilatefals special Certificates of Deposit bearing 3 per left for one year 2 per cent per annum wher deposited 6 months Boxes m Safety Vaults of this Bank foir the depodt of Deeds Insurance Policies Mortgages and Jt i HI CJ af frbin to peKyear j ATTJSEBAE Dan Goughlin Again on Trial for Dr Cronins Murder Difficulty a Little Hope of a Conviction COUSHLIS IN COTJBT CHICAGO Nov Coughlin was placed on trial at 11 a m in Judge E S Tuthilli court for al leged complicity in the conspiracy that encompassed the murder of ODr P H Cronin on May 4 1889 arid the work of securing a jury was begun This is sec ond trial for the same offense former hearing it will be remembered hewasJconvicted and sentenced to im prisonment for life but was granted a new trial by the supreme court on tho ground ol incompetency becauseol prejudice of several of the jurors The Counsel The attorneys in the case arrived soon after 10 oclock For the state there appeared States Attorney Kern Assistant States AttorneyBottum and Kickbam Scanlan who DAN COIIGHLIN been retained as special counsel The defense was m the charge of Daniel Donanoe and exJudge Russell M Wmg Tha defendant was not brought jnto court until the law yers were ready3 to proceed He was brought over front the jail by Bailiffs Curley and Cool Coughlin looked splendid physical condition New of Jurors Heeded When the court adjourned at 13 oclock ten talesmen had been exam ined by the states attorney of whom nine wereexcusedTfdr cause each hav ing admitted that he held an opinion amounting ttf a prejudice as to the jpiilt or innocence of the accused to whom he could not give a fair and Impartial One juror John E Parr a painter of street an birth answered Mr Bottums questions satisfactorily and was accepted temporarily by the state A notable feature of the session was tha fact that of the ten talesmen examined five were Irishmen all of whom confessed to a so itrongas to disqualify themas Prospect for a Lonr TrU1 In View of the by the salesmen the prospect as that the trial will be long The regular jury panel was exhausted at 12 and Judge Tuthill issusd a venire for urors returnable at 10 oclock Satur day Tht trial will be verj tame com pared with the exciting eient of four pears ago So crippled is ion in the matter of ev that when the state doses the court may take the case from the jury and order an acquittal Such a result is ooked for by the defense would not surprise the state Little Hope of Conrlctlon Many of the important fitnesses for the state in the former trikl are dead and the whereabouts of othergfare un mown and the difficulty ofsecnring a conviction is recognized Their testi mony of course remains1 in the record and this will be put n by the state by placing the official stenographers on the j stand and having them identify the documents containing the testimony as he official record of the case but this at the best ew witnesses who are available will e sworn and examined Not a single new witness will be exammedEo waver1 StatesAttorney Kern being ithout a particle of othat presented by the stffteat the irevioui trial The gu ireme court in granting ihejnew trial vill also seriously embarrasslothe state n its presentation of the case Hay Put CouKhlln on the StiSd The present trial promises one eniation It is said thit will take the witness stand andMiesti y in his own defense What his story will be looked for with great interest It is known of burse that he will make under oath he same explanation he gave to 3apt Schaack of how he came to en gage from Liveryman Dinan on the fternoon of May 4 a horse and or a man who would call for it later n the evening Coughlin act that Dmans horse and buggjy ad teen used by the man who ailed for Dr Cromn came out xplained that a man giving ame as Smith claiming to have ome from Hancock Mich the home f Coughlins parents had called fio ftnd requested him i to get him a horse and bnggy But under the searching1 crossexamina tion to which Coughlin will be sub mitted this story will probably fall to At the first trial Burke OSul and Coughlin were anxious to testify but were not permitted to do so by their attorney John P JBeggs Lhad been convicted of embezzlement in Cleveland some yearsbefore and his crossexamination would develop this fact as it was known to States Attor ney Longenocker so that Beggs evi dence would hurt rather than help him before the jury Should the other three testifyand Beggs remain off the stand the jury could not help but ascribe it to consciousness of guilt and fear of crossexamination Therefore to save Beggs none of the accused tes tified This condition of things doesjiot now exist Coughlin alone is on trial and he will himself tell the jury his version of the facts and cumstances that weaved around him the mesh that came so nearly being twisted into the hangmans rope The Murder ol Dr Cronin Tie crime for which Daniel Coughlin again placed43n trial was the murder or Dr P H CroniH Dr Cronin was prominent in Irisn societies and had incurred the en mity or Camp 20 ClannaGale of which Coughlin was a member On tho night of May 4 1889 Dr Cronin was enticsd from his home on North Clark street by a message that a man had been injured in Patrick OSullivans icehouse in Lake View Prior to this time OSullivan had made a contract with Dr Cron in to attend any of his men who were Injured It wag Saturday evening when Dr Cronin en tared the butgy drawn by a white horse Not having returned by tho following morning T T Conklin with whom Dr Cronla lived noti fied the police and a search for the missing man was begun A few days later the police discovered the bloodsmeared cottage at 1873 North Ashland avenue which was only a few isteps from OSullivans residence The search for Dr Cronins body was con tinued and on the afternoon of May 21 sewer found the body of the mur iclured doctor doubled up and jammed in a manhole at the northeast corner o Fiftyninth place and Evanston avenne take View About this time it was discov ered that the white horse which had driven Dr Cronin to W8 death had been go cared from P TDinans livery stable oh North Clurk street near East Chicago avenue and only a few steps from the police station where Cpughlin was attached os a detective It was also learned that Coughlin had made arrange ments for the horse whloh was suppossd to have been driven by Cooney the Fox who hasnever been arrested ipaniel Coughlin Patrick OSullivan Mairtin Burke were finally tried and convicted of murdering Dr Crontn in the Carlson cot tagejand were sentenced to1 life imprisonment it JoTictOSullivan and Burke died la confinement1 andCoughlm was finally granted anew trial John F Beggs John P Knnze who were tried for murder were acquitted And Beggs died a short time later Karize living in Lake View and asido from Gouffblln is about the only prominent actor fa the great crime who has not or left city1 AWFUL SLAUGHTER British Troops Kill BOO War rlurs In a Keceut JFIjrht LONDON Nov 1 from Cape Town Africa say that in a recent en gagement between British soldiersand the Matabeles 500 of the lat ter were killed The British loss was insignificant only two colonists being killed and six wounded The machine guns of the British poured bullets like water from a hose into the howling natives mowing them down like grass Before such a deathdeal ing fire not to be expected that tumaii beings could make a stand and they broke and fled still followed by theJeaden rain BURIED AT NOTRE DAME Funoral of Father Sorln the Founder of University A POBTE Ind Nov most imposingfuneral in the history of Notre Dame was that which attended he burial of Eev Father Sorin the founder of the university whose remains were laid to rest on the banks of St Marys lake where fifty years ago planted the Catholic cross The ser non was delivered by Archbishop El der of Cincinnati Bishop Eademach er of Port Wayne was the celebrant of the mass There was large attend ance of the clergy from Indiana and ad joining states TWO MISSING of the Steamer City of Alexandria Deny Sensational Story UEW YORK Nov 3 the office of the New York1 and Cuban mail steam ship line was said that no additional details in regard to the loss of the steamer City of Alexandria hasbeen re ceived The agents of he line however were not at all ileased with the report circulated that thirtyfour laveshad been lost and they refuted any such assertions maimain g their original statementthat only the purser and stewardess were missing Awarded Heavy Damages ST PATH Minn Nov 3 largest verdict for damages ever given in St aul was renderedThursday afternoon in favor of John Nowak the amount eing f28000 Nbwak was at work under the eaves ot ojie of the buildings if the Northwest Cordage company when a large chunk of ice fell partial y paralyzing himu The suit was won m proof that fhejHiperintendent of the iordage compaayhadTjeen warned of he dangerouscondition of the roof Bodleft the River PORTXAXD 3 bodies jf Paul Oder and1 Charles Abbee who vere drowned in the Madison street iridge recovered making the total number of seven thus ar recovered and the coroner has been notified that aMmaVnamed Peterson who is supposed to have been oh the uabrl fur is missing yet NINE SLAIN The Defective Boiler lumbers That Many Victims A Locomotive Explodes in St Louis Killing Three Six Deaths from the New York City Disaster BOBBOB IN ST LOUIS ST Louis Nov Boiler of engine 638 on the Iron Mountain road at thi foot of Neosha street exploded at 11 oclock Thursday night and the en gineer George Schroeder was instant ly killed Thomas Scott the fireman was hurled 100 feet and fatally injured and a brakeman Ed Keeper was blown into the Mississippi river anc drowned New York NEW YORK Nov menkilled others supposed to oe dead under the ruins a dozen persons injured severa horses dead and property damaged to the extent of about 110000 is the sum total of the havoc wrought by the ex plosion of a boiler Thursday afternoon It was in the stables of the Dry Dock and Battery street railway on East Twentyfourth street between Ave nues A and B The Victims Following is a list of the dead John Armstrong engineer Thomas Hoseon laborer Samuel Mullen driver John Boyali lampmaii Joseph H Qulnn laborer Charles Breslln laborer Of the injured this is but a partial list as many who were hurt disap peared from the scene Michael McDonald used 28 both lees frac tured below knees Patrick McDonnell aged 28 both thigh bruised about tho body Mrs Jacob Soldlnger out by Hying glass Annie Gallagher badly bruised by flying debris John Peters out by flying glass John Euhl struck by tailing timbers Myrtle Galla gher cut by flyingglass John Rheinlranlc cut by glass Air Filled with Debrli The explosion occurred about 1 oclock and those employed in the stables who lived near by had just re turned from luneb Tn that portion of the stable to which the explosion wai confined about fifteen men were at work mostly on the ground buildingis three stories and of banking up corn and grain Without warning a crash was heard and the air for 100 yards in every direction was filled with bricks timbers iron and debris of every description Bulldlufti JOomollsliecI A great volume oi roared and hissed above the tumult In a short time however it had exhausted itself and through the dust could be seen the picture oi wreck and destruc tion The entire fronts of the two sta ble buildings 535 and 537 had been blown into the street The sec ond floor on which was banked hundreds of tons of fodder fell going through into the cellar Next the roof fell The destruction of the building was complete and terrible Thd building opposite a five story brick tenement with two stores and eight dwelling apartments all oc cupied presented a strange appearance Directly in front of the win low of a saloon kept by John Kuhl lay the boiler It was of the Lowe patenfmake man ufactured1 at Bridgeport Conn There was scarcely a bulge in its side About the bottom it showed that the immense cylinder had beenjtorn out at the roots Canned by Sergeant Washington Mullin of the boiler inspecting bureau says the ex plosion was caused by an overpres sure Engineer Armstrong it is said was not licensed to run a boiler of the pattern that exploded It was a Lowe patent boiler and he was only permitted by law to run a tubular hori zontal boilerArmstrong was em ployed in another stablo of the railway company and had only come up the day Far into the night a gang of laborers was at work clearing wreck away The bodies of a dozen horses were dragged out Desperate OAKLAND Cal Nov Piedmont cable car running to Mountain View cemetery was held up late Thursday night at the turntable in front of the cemetery gates by three masked men Two of the men attacked the conduc tor beat him into insensibility and took 18 from his pockets The third man held the gripman at the point of a revolver The highwaymen escaped Largest Depository of Pension Funds CINCINNATI Nov Car lisle has placed to toe credit ofPension Agent Eule of Knoxville Tenn in the subtreasury at Cincin nati and to the credit of Pen sion Agent C J Waltonof Ky This makes this sub treasury the largest depository of pen sionfunds in the United States Hundreds of Houses Swept Away FBAHCISCO Nov 3 Advices from Yokohama report great floods in Okayama prefecture Two hundred louses were swept away The fate of over 100 persons is unknown Inunda iions also occurred in other districts with great loss of properly Twenty Drowned LOSDON Nov 3 severe and prolonged storm was experienced at Hongkong China commenicing October A ferry boat conveying 200 Chinese excursionists to a festival capsized and wentv persons were drowned WITHIN OUR BONDERS Information of BBDsoial Interest to la Killed Herself on WcdOInir Day CKAVVFOKDSVILLE Ind Nov S Mattie Covary a strikingly handsome young1 widow committed suicide is this city Thursday morning just six hours before the time set for her marriage with Waltor F Kosebroe Rosebroeisa prominent citizen and until a year ago was the editor of the Avru News He is now engaged in business in New Castle He is a prominent mason and an officer in theKniphts Templar Mrs Covary Wednesday rs ceived a letter from a former wooer asking her to marry him The letter is said to have greatly agitated her She Wednesday night purchased twen tyfive grains of morphine which took with fatal results Victimized by a COLUMBUB Ind Nov line Davidson 40 years old arrived here some days ago claimingto be the yoiingest daughter of James Ed minster who forty years ago preached in this locality and who she claimed died and was buried just west of the city She wanted to remove his remains to Port1 land Qreand claimed that her check for sufficient amount had been missent She alsoMaJmed that her husband had left her a ranch from which she hoped to realize Shereeeived credit to the amount of several hundred dol lars and departed Six religious citi zenslost the money Suspended for Being Arreited TEBRE HAUTE Ind Nov faculty of the Rose polytechnic insti tute indefinitely suspended A B How ard of Ogden U T a member of the freshman class for being ar rested by a policeman while pa troling about the grounds Hal loween No case of disorder could be made apainst him in police court and the eighty or more students who were with him when arrested pro tested that he had beenitreatednn fairly as he was no more guilty ot wrongdoing than the rest of them President Eddy will grant a hearing Tells His Wife ot His Crime EFFKESOKTILLE Ind Nov Celia Stone wife of James E Stone the murderer visitedher husband in his cell at the penitentiiry Wednesday night Mrs Stones object i wasto get from her husband a and intelligent confession of wholesale slaughter of the family In this she was unsuccessful further than that Stone said to her ie alone committed the deedr President of an Electric Road TJIEBB HAUTE Ind ELarrison son of tRe expresident msdw iis appearance in this city Thursdmjr as president of the Terre Haute Street Railway company Since early lart springhe has represented a syndicate of eastern capitalists who had an op tion on the property The deal consummated and the transfer made a week ago He Was Killed ELWOOD Ind Nov myste rious disappearance of Prank McCor mick three years ago is now beHevwt x have been the work of the GoodmaK fang It is believed that they lered him to prevent him from ng some secrets he possessed The wells on the Goodman farm are searched for his body No to Beach the Cue In Point INDIASAPOLIS Ind Nov de cision ot the supreme court Thursday in a case appealed from Vigo conntyv t is held that there is no law in diana to punish contractors who pire to charge more than worth and agree to divide the thus preventingcompetition in tor work Deaf Married in Writing VrtfCBirarES dnd Nov iluere and Miss Anna Meise bothdoaX and dumb were married in this cttp Chursday evening The ceremony warn performed by Hev Father Gueguere la writing Portland Firm POBTLAND Ind Nov diy goods house of M B Doyle CoTl closed Thursday on an execution are less than 11500 Tbev creditors are Cincinnati and firms Deserted His Family NOBTH MADISON Ind Nov Block of this place sold all iis house hold furniture while his wife daughter were at the worlds fait aacL left for Indian territory Found Dead FORT WATITK Ind Nov Fenstel was found dead this city with a gunshot wound inlns head and the gun hisside Aaln quest willbe held Neirer Too Old to Marry WrNAMAC Ind Not Angwtt Mendantz aged 72 years was married to Nancy Michaels aged 70 here Thurs day Both are pioneers of and are well known Burst a Blood VoneX W ABASH Ind Nov Lides residing near Lafentwine a blood vessel in the abdomen1 and lfe before anyone could was 78 yeaw oli ;