Questions? Call (888) 845-2887 Hablamos Español

Share Page

Get 1 more page view just for clicking

to like us on Facebook


   Logansport Pharos (Newspaper) - January 7, 1890, Logansport, Indiana                                15TH YEAR JOHN GRAYS CORNEK ON Of every kind They must go vain or shine We have too many of them anc we must rd of them no matter what it costs to do so PLEASE GOME At once aud uiuku your selections as we will not be able to wait on half thu cus tomers next week but will have extra help anil do the best we tun DorANS OPEKA HOUSE XTII IIOfAN MAXACEK Just Ono Niglit Wednesday 8th Return EujfitslmTit of tue Distinguished LYiiticdiiui c E VERNER In the lutifui Historical Drama Bhairius The IJouUl Hoy or Clingall SEE Uiingull Merrymaking Scene jliniHll iy of stiatnus JrentTrial Scene Tln Thrlliingr Ciallow j Scene The Kicupii from 1ortoballi Barracks The Jrlsh SianuoB lias ami Roolf anil hour tb Sonj riiLtts Wl and Sentiment The strongest Irish play ever written Unciertho pcrsonalsuperrlsioa olT If nstt Scile of Circle 75c Purquttte 6pj li ilcony 5c Sents now on at Koca cliiiw srore OtMUtA MOUSE Wll KM IN MANU1KH i ONLY 3AN nth i II Powers Cotnp ny presenting the EJc inantiu Irish Drama THe A Companion Pliiy to Tho Ivy Leaf A Strictly first Class Company including the Talented Irish Cotnediuu CARROLL JOHNSON LLnte of Johnson Slavias Minstrels A Car locul of Scenery A Powerful Dramatic Company licplctc with New Songs and Dances sirmas at tucr lltiSt Theatre New YorJr FURNITURE Prices the Lowest OUR DESIGNS flRE NEW Mono but thu best workmanship nl Itjived to Icuvo our salesroom TUESDAY EVENING JANUARY 7 1890 fi A KdtiVEV STHAIN BRAVELY RESCUED Five Lives Saved by Two He roic Coeil Miners PEBILOUS EUSH FLAMES 1W Broadway Calls Promptly Telephone No fco Day or Nigh FINE FOR THE HOLIDAY S AT PAFWNS 12th Street Drug Store The Imprisoned Men Bronglit to tlie Sur face Unhurt and Tlieir Rescuers Given a Hearty Men Injured by the Explosion of a Kaptha toco motive Makes a Bloody Record Hun iiinj a Few WIIKISBABKE Pa Jan the Not tinghum mine in Plymouth where the dis astrous cavein occurred last week a terrible accident was averted hist evening Abou seven oclock a terrifla explosion of gas took place There had been a heavy fall of coal and tbis forced tho gas toward the shaft but oti its way it won ignited by the naket lamps of the riiinersi and exploded The brattice work aud timber caught firo at onci and burned fiercely Five men were caughi tho cavein aud the fire and al mannur of exit cut off The report spreac that the men wore dead and in a few minutes hundreds of men women anc children gathered at tho mouth of the slope waiting to see tho dead bodies hoisted out Tho vrives and children of the imprisonec men became frenzied and their grief was terrible to behold Took Their lives in Their Hands About htilf an hour after tho fire brok out John D Humphreys and John Richards were lowered into tho mine When they reached tho firo they heard shouts on ths other side Putting their hands before their faces thoy rushed through the fire and dragged tha five imprisoned men out one by one uninjured When they reached the anxious crowd above tho rescued men anc heroes were received with shoutsof welcome Thomas Richards who was iu another parl of the mine was severely burned by the ex plosion and it is feared ha cannot recover lrears of a Jlood Next Purt of tho workings of this mine are lo cated under tho Susquehanna river and tho miners state that water is oozing througli near ivhero the cavein occurred last week They fernthe river may broak into the mine Many mines would be drowned out beyond hope of reclaiming them and operations would have to be suspended EXPLOSION IN A REFINERY Ten Men Injured Iy tho JInrsting o JTaptlui Still LIMA Jan afternoon one of tho largo stills of the nnptha works at tho Standard Solar refinery exploded Tho shock slnok all the houses in tho southern part of the city A number of men who wero working near were severely injured The oil cinight lire Tho men employed in other parts of the works cnmo to tho rescue and tlie work of removing tho injured was immediately commenced Ten Men Seriously Hurt The injured were as follows William Culver foreman bad gash in head and tac6 burned Peter Ilovine right leg broken badly bruised and burned J P Dreman face and hands burned badly Walter Evans burned about tho arms J L Gattor burned about tho body L E Heller slightly biuiscdaad burned Charles Laudkammer thrown into a tank of water nearly drowned William Murphy slightly burned and John Sullivan burned about tho body Frank White slightly bruised about anus and body Tho wounded are receiving tho best of care firo was extinguished without any great loss ot property AN UNLUCKY MAIL TRAIN It Jtills Tour Men in a Short Kuu on tue Pennsylvania JOIINSTOWM Pa Jan mail train westbound Pennsylvania railroad last night killed two men at Tyrone one of them beiug the train dospatchor The other has not bosn identified They were walking on the track when struck At Bens Creek about twelve miles east of here the train also struck and instantly killed two men supposed to bo Hungarians in the employ of the Pennsyl vania railroad Two miles farther down the road from here the train struck on omnibus which runs between Johnstown and Morrell villo and almost killed a woman Fatal Wvcek of a Wrecking Train ROCHESTER N Y Jan special to Tho PostExpress from Corning N Y says Thursday night a wreck occurred on the Falbrook railway atliiles valley near Wells xro Pa Sunday night the last wrecking rain returning to Wellsboro went through he irou bridge over tho creek north of Wells boro Tho engine crossed safely but the wrecking car went down Grant Milliken and Daniel Howard were killed Several others of the wrecking crew wore seriously njured Brakemnn Fatally Injured N Md Jon was an accident on the Shenandoah Valley railroad near hero yesterday afternoon A freight rain ran into on open switch and struck a bowlder The engine and several cars were mashed Harvey Gardner the engineer Alvey Funk fireman and Charles brukeman wero injured the latter fatally A VCorkmnn Burned to Death MAJTISTKE Mich Jan explosion of a kerosene lamp yesterday morning caused the total loss of the Filertowu Manufactur ing companys factory in this city and the sacrifice of the life of an unfortunate em ploye named William Chambers who was burned to death Loss on factory insurance S1S000 The Ohio Legislature COLUMIICS O Jan legislature convened yesterday and after listening to the governor message adjourned The Democratic caucus nominees for speaker etc were elected The Dem caucus for nomination of United States senator will take place Thursday at p m The Cretan Rout the Turks LOXDOJI Jan from Crete re port that another encounter has taken place between the insurgents and the Turkish troops the latter being routed with con siderable loss of life The ammunition of the troop was abandoned and fell into the hands of the enemy JSew York legislative Caucuses ALBANY 1ST Y Jan Republican members of the legislature last night in caucus nominated Husted for speaker and and the Democrats W P Sheehaii of Buffalo Booktraitor Is Xot Running CoiC3EBts O Jan 7John W Boot waiter has written a letter withdrawing from tho candidacy for United States sen jrte He tikes the ground that no millionaire be chosen STIRRED UP THE HOME RULERS A Protestant Dublin Alderman Makes an Unsuccessful Break LONDON Jan the regular meeting of tho Dublin corporation yesterday si Pro testant alderman introduced a resolution in viting the queen to pay a visit to Dublin Immediately half a dozen Nationalists were on their feet seeking tho recognition of the chair that they might denounce the resolu tion and its author and it was some minutes before order was sufficiently restored to ernble the observance of parlimentary usage Several vehement speeches were made against the resolution and a vote waii finally taken with the result of rejecting thei motion by an overwhelming majority The grounds upon which the resolution was rejected were declared to be that the Irish detested the present govern ment and would not stultify themselves by the indorsement of a sycophantic invitation to one whoso presence in Dublin ha ths ex isting circumstances would be most un welcome The Association Managers ROCHESTER N Y Jan American association in session hero yesterday 86 Louis Louisville Philadelphia Toledo and Syracuse being represented Thi seven clubs thus far selected for tha American as sociation are St Louis Louisville Athletic Syracuse Rochester Columbus and Toledo The eighth club will probably be Washing ton Newark or Brooklyn As soon as the association got to work Syracuse was ad mitted Baltimore applied for on condition that the association to com posed of twelve clubs The meeting then elected Gen Henry Brinker vice president of ths board of directors and selected board of arbitration and committees It was de cided to have but eight clubs nest season and tho shara of visiting clubs of gates receipts was changed from 20 to 40 per cent A Quiet Election at Jacksou NEW ORLEANS La Jan special from Jackson says Tho municipal election passed off very quietly and without disturb ance Gen Henry Dem for mayor and all the Democratic aldermen ara elected Only about fifteen or twenty negroes all told presented themselves and asked the privilege of voting but on being told by men sta tioned near tha polls to seo that there was a peaceable election that their voting might cause trouble they quickly withdrew none of them insisting on voting Henrys total vote was 375 Me Gills 125 Thero were a Creat many strangers in town many of Ihem coming here purposely to assist the Democrats It is believed their presense had desired effect of preventing trouble Another Denial from Cleveland COLDMBCTS 0 Jan letter has teen received from Grover Cleveland by a gentle man who wrote him about rumors that the expresident was interesting himself in the senatorial contest Mr Cleveland indig nantly denies that he has interfered in any way to influence the action of the Ohio Democracy He say the Democrats of Ohio are abundantly ablo to settle tha question and any outside interference should bo promptly resented The Status of Tarncll NEW YORK Jan special to The World from London says With all that is said and printed about the Parnell scandal case tho facts iu tho case known ara very few Until he is hoard Parnell will continue iu all respBcts liis public work just as he has of lato years endeavored to fulfill it His colleagues will require from him neither ex planations nor expositions of anything that affects him personally Seem to be Somewhat Prejudiced NEW ORLEANS La Jan H C Bartlett adjutantgeneral of the G A R for this department resigned yesterday rather than sign the charter of a colorod Grand Army post lately formed here More resignations are expected indeed it looks very much as though all the white Grand Army posts would go to pieces iu conse quence of tho negro question Myers and Gilmore Matched CHICAGO Myer the Streator 111 lightweight who fought Jack HcAuIiffe to a draw and has never been whipped bos been matched to meet Harry Gilmore in an eightround contest on Jan 15 at Battery D Myer has twice defeated Gilmore each time in one round The affair is under direction of Parson Davies for whom Otto Floto is acting Gotham Undertakers Very Busy NEW YORK Jan sudden increase in the death rate of the city was made mani fest to the undertakers on Saturday and Sunday by tha fact that most of them had more business on hand than they had facili ties to handle Tho demand for hearses Sunday was so niuoh greater than the supply that many funerals were delayed for hours TlioMaokey Strike Over TEURE HAUTE Iiid Jan morning at 7 oclock the strikers on the Mackey railroads hero went to work in ac cordance with the settlement agreed upon Sunday night and tho seven days freight blockade was raised There is a great desire to learn the exact particulars of the agree ment but they are refused by both sides A Young Virginia Miscreant HITNTINQTOS W Va Jan Ihurch a 17yearold boy living with his father near this place is charged with pois oning the entire family by putting rough on rats in the bread One little girl is dead and four others of the family are believed to se dying Tho young murderer confessed lis crime to a friend and then fled Chicago Furniture House In Trouble CHICAGO Jan A Helmer was appointed receiver for the firm of J Deimel Bros extensive manufacturers of parlor furniture in bonds of SIOO000 The total liabilities probably exceed 000 while the assets at the most liberal esti mate cannot exceed and may not reach SILVER SECURITY Banker Knoxs Scheme for the National Banks OIEOULATIOU BASED ON BULLION A Congressman Seriously HI BALTIMORE Md Jan Charles H Gibson of the First Maryland district is seriously ill at the residence of a Viendat 2113 JSbrth Cahrert street Com ing up on the boat on Friday night from the eastern shore ha contracted a severe cold in he head which rapidly extended to his ungs and developed pneumonia An Old Tobacco Lealer Fails TOEK Jan M Crawford lealer in leaf tobacco under the name of E Mi Crawford Son at 160 Water street has assigned Liabilities about 860000 Sir Crawford has been in business forty years and is held in high esteem in the trade Novel Use for JLost and Unredeemed Xotes Farmers Get a Ball Before tho Amendments for the InterState Status of Cuba Incites Call to Write a Tariff at Work WASHINGTON CITT Jan Jay Knox president of the National Bank of the Republic New York has prepared a bill which will bo introduced in congress within tho next few days to provide for the use of silver bullion as a basis for national bank circulation A telegram from New York says that Mr Enox said yesteraay in ex planation of hii bill The bill provides for tho issue of bonk circulation in amount not exceeding 75 per cent of the capital of each bank Seventy per cent of the circulation is fp bo secured by the deposit of United States bonds at par or of silver bullion at the market price Ths remaining 30 per cent is to bs secured by a safety fund on de posit with the treasurer This safety fund is to be opened by crediting to the fund of lost or unredeemed national bank notes and the samo amount of lost or unredeemd United States notes The fund is to be fiuther increased by tho semi annual tax of half of 1 per cent upon cir culation Host and Unredeemed Xotes It is estimated that the lost and unre deemed national bank notes amount to at least I per cent every twelve years These lost notes do not belong to the banks that is sued them nor to the government but to their last owners and cannot of course be restored to them No other use can so prop erly be made of them as to tho amount for creating a safety fund for the redemption of insolvent national bank notes that may not otherwise be provided for Tho appropriation however would not be nec essary if serious objections are made to it Tlc Tax on Circulation The tax on circulation which amounted luring 18S9 to is abundant for creating and maintaining a fund for the re demption of 80 per cent of all the issues of pll the national banks Tho comptroller in his report for JSS3 found that if of cir culation had been issued during the first twenty years cf the national banking system upon of security the total loss from tho notes of insolvent banks could have been paid from the assets of tho banks His re port for 1SS9 shows that during tho last twentylive years tlie total circulation of in solvent bauks amounts to but 513000000 Thirty per cent of this amount would be but for twentyfive years The amount of insolvent brink notes each year on the average was 30 pacent of which would be SISOOCO Fronts Planty IHp Enough Last years tare on circulation was nearly eight times tha amount of safety fund re quired tha ntnount of circulation is in creased to the tax will be 000 The prcfii on circulation under this proportion would not ba large but it would be sufficient to induce many if not all of the smaller national banks which depend upon an issue of eire illation for their profits to deposit silver bullion with tue treasurer of the United and take oat circulation Mr Knox estimates that at the end of the nest twenty years or at the date of the pay ment of the 4 per eont bonds in 1007 a safety fund would have accumulated of at least l35000000 Tins would givo banks which have confidence in the future value of silver an opportunity to invest in that metal TALKED OF SUGAR AND SILK Uotli Industries Capable of Being Devel oped in tills Courtry WASHINGTON CITY Jan and sugar were the iiubjects discussed before the ways and mean committee yesterday The gentlemen heard were generally in favor of ahigh duty cm silk both raw and manu factured but F W Cheney of South Man chester Conn was satisfied with that pro vided in the senate per cent reduc tion Mr Walker who has charge of the silk question in the agricultural department said that silk worms could be profitably raised in this country but until the in dustry was developed a high protective duty would be necessary Opinions to Sugar The sugar tariff showed a differenca of opinion exGovernor Warmoth aud all the other witnesses from Louisanna desiring a protective duty while Peters of Kansas though he wanted a high duty on silk pre ferred to have sugar let alone He wanted however the same protection to the sorghum industry as was given to the steel industry Beet sugar was discussed by Mr Oxnartl of Grand Island Neb and Prof Wiley of the agricultural department gave his views and both were positive that with protection it could ba successfully produced in this country Professor Wiley said there was no possibility of failure if the industry was protected so as to induce the farmers to raise the beets and tho capitalists to put up the factories Mr Oxuard said it would save this country annually and cost 8300000000 to put up the plant to carry cm the business so as to supply the country with homemade sugar CONGRESS IN SESSION AGAIN Neither Honsis Inclined to Do a Heavy Business WASHINGTON CITY Jan senate met tha holiday recess and a number of measures were introduced Kansas sent in two petitions one advocating Chicago and the other St Louis as the site for the worlds fair A resolution was in troduced and seat to tho foreign relations committee declaring that the transfer of the political or financial control of Cuba to any European power by Spain would be contrary to the interests of the United States and nrss to be discountenanced The bill increasing the pay of census super irisors to per year was passed as was the bill increasing the pension of totally lielpless veterans to per month After u secret session the senate adjourned Ths chaplain of the house referred in his prayer to the illness of Judge Kelley of IPennsylvania The speaker was authorized o administer the oath to Representative IRandall of Pennsylvania at the latters liome States ivere then called for introduc don of bills after which the house adjourned Keeping a Jealocus Eye Upon Cuba WASHINGTON CITY Jan resolu Bayards Daughter to Wed n Count j Son on Cuban affairs introduced in the sen GTOX Del Jaa engageJ ate yesterday by Call sets forth the fact that ment is reported of Miss Ellen Bayard the bonded debt of the island of Cuba is held youngest daughter of exSecretary Bayard by German bsmkers that thev control the to Coxint Lewenhaupt formerly aoi attache financial and political policv of the island of the Swedish legation jit Washington that as neither Cuba nor Spain would be able to repay this money on alliance between the Gorman empire and Spain would be the natural result and declaring that in the sense of the senate anything done in tho island of Cuba tending to transfer the finan cial and political control of the island to any European power is contrary to the best inter ests of the United States and must bo dis countenanced THE INTERSTAJTECOMMERCE LAW Amendments and Xew JProvislous Eec omxnenddd by the Commission WASHINGTON CITY Jan inter state commission in their third annual re port submitted to congress yesterday after summarizing the work of the commission for tha past year and discussing and reviewing a number of questions and disputes which have been settled by the commission suggest the following amendments to the interstate commerce law An amendment to the first section so as to correct some ambiguities of language and make more definite and certain tho transpor tation both interstate and international in tended to bo subject to the provisions of tho act An amendment to ths third section relat ing to tha routing and interchange of traffic between carriers so as to better provide for through traffic at through rates over con necting lines An amendment to tha twentysecond sec tion allowing the fr30 transportation of per sons injured in railroad accidents rind of the families of railroad employes Several new provisions were recommended as follows A prohibition of the payment oC commis sions by one railroad company to ticket agents of another company for passenger transportation The abolition of ticket brokerage by re quiring ticket sellers to ba duly authorized by a railroad company which assumes re sponsibility for its acts The requirement that niileago shall bo paid for cars used belonging to private com panies or individuals The extension of the law to make it apply to commoncarriers by water routes Nominated to tlie Senate WASHINGTON CITY Jan president yesterday sent the following nominations to tho senate among others United States at F Shcpard for the east ern district of Michigan Maurice D OCon ueli for tue northern district of Iowa Post masters O Dunham Man chester John E Duncan Ames Ed ward A Wood Avoca Richarl A Smith Lake City John L Grubb Colum bus Junction Marshall W Herrick Monti cello McESroy Maivre City William Humphrey Adrian D wight Warren Three Oaks Warden R Chapcll Corunna Townsend A Ely Alma Wis R Decker Columbus Robert A Scott LaCrosse Bynum After Col Dudley WASHINGTON CITY Jan tho liousb yesterday Bynum of Indiana offered a reso lution which was referred to the committee oil rules for the appointment of a special committee of five members to investigate certain charges made against the United States district attorney for the district of Indiana Chambers and his predecessor The charges consist in the alleged sup pression of testimony presented for tho pro curement of an indictment against W W Dudley in connection with the blocks of five Want to Sorrow from Uncle Sain WASHINGTON CITY Jan Cul lom yesterday introduced a bill which ivould probably be immensely popular among farm ers The proposed legislation comes from the Coles county Pomona grange located in Illinois and is as follows That the secretary of the treasury ba aud is hereby authorized to loan to the farmers of tho United States out of any money in tho treasury not otherwise appropriated at 2 pel cent per annum and secure the payment of the same by mortgage on the hvnds KeEutry of Exported Whisky WASHINGTON CITY Jan for the reentry of whisky sent abroad are so frequent at the New York custom houso that the collector has asked the treasiiry depart ment to lay down some general rule by which he can be guided Assistant Secretary Ticheuor instructs him to permit reentry only when he is convinced that the whisky was exported in good faith and not for the purpose of reimporting tha same Secretary Windom Gripped WASHINGTON CITY Jan Windom is confined to the Iousa with an attack of influenza DEWENTER NATIVE AFRICANS WILL FIGHT Knglanil and Portugal Likely to Have Their Hands Full LISBON Jan from southern Africa indicate that the attitude of the na tives is so hostile to all European intrusion that England and Portugal instead of fight ing each other over dubious questions of territorial rights may find it needful to combine in order to maintain any footing there at all It is stated that the Chiefs Tobengula and Gugenhemo have mustered be tween them 50000 well armed and thoroughly trained warriors besides 100000 less formi dable troops These leaders will make a desperate struggle to maintain the freedom of their country Said to be an Ultimatum LONDON Jan correspondent of the Times at Lisbon telegraphs that another note from Lord Salisbury was delivered to the Portuguese government yesterday which is believed to threaten an immediate rupture of diplomatic relations unless satis faction is at once given for the action of Serpa Pinto The cabinet sat immediately after the receipt of the note and charged Senhor Gomes with the duty of sending a reply at once Heavy Failure at St louis ST Louis Jan LeeDeniing wholesale grocery company failed yesterday with liabilities estimated at and assets S250COO The failureis due to slow collections and an attempt to carry on a big business on a small capital The chief credi tors are located in Ifow York Chicago and St Louis Disposition of Parisian TJeggars j PAWS Jan section of the municipal i council after consideration of the best j means to rid the city of the nuisance of beggars has advised that ths government i establish agricultural colonies m different parts of Franca to which mendicants may sent and made to work for their own sir port Montana Democrats Select Senators HELENA Mont Jon Democratic legislature met in joint convention at noon yesterday but as heretofore without a quorum 26 out of 3S members being present They took a ballot in each house votiag for the caucus nominees Clark ani is j and then adjourned for the day THE HATTER i JOHNSON President J F JOBNSON Cashier STATE NATIONAL BANK DEPOSIT VAULTS The Safes in this absolutely Burgiarand Firo Proof Vault are especially adapted for the deposit of Deeds Mortgages Notes Bonds and all Valuable Papers also Jevelrvf etc Rents are placed at nominal prices of to per year each The Vaults and Safes are fitted with all mociern im provements and we cordially invite the public to call and ex amine them This Cut Represents one of the Largest and Finest Taioring Estalilieiife In tlieStute If you want a fino Suit of Clothes over coat or Pair of Pantaloons call around to the Tailoring Parlors of 409 MARKET ST JACOB mn WhosMotto is TO PLEASE JUST RECEIVED a new lot of CLAY D1AG NOLS in various design a guar anteed not to glaze LJENEiMANN The Tailor 308 BROAD WAY BetweonJSth and GthSt ABBREVIATED TELEGRAMS I William T Baker was elected president of the Chicago board of trade at the annual election held Monday Editor William OBrien during his incar ceration in various Irish prisons has written a semipolitical novel which vill shortly bo published The latest and earliest passage of the straits of Mackinaw ever known was made Sunday by the Steamer Osccola The straits wore clear of ice The directors of the Louisville and Nash villo company Monday declared a semi annual dividend of 3 per cent in stock on I the stock of that company Owing to tho prostration by la grippe of several members of the choir of the Church of the Sacred Heart at Trenton N J it was impossible to celebrate high mass Sun day Miss Letitia Aldrica niece of Senator Stewart of Nevada is diligently studying at the national capital for her debut on the stage which takes place at a matinee Thurs day afternoon jgjThe Nebraska grand lodge of Masons at its recent session adopted a bylaw providing for the expulsion from the order of saloon keepers and three have been recently ex pelled at Lincoln j Judge David J Brewer was sworn in as associate justice of the United States supreme court at Washington City at noon Monday The courtroom was filled with spectators during the ceremony Collector of Customs D J Campau of Detroit whose term does not expire until Dec 1 this year has sent on his resignation without being asked for it Major Hopkins will probably succeed to the office Two noted burglars Thomas Conway and Mike Patterson escaped from the county prison at Wilkesbarre Pa Monday morn ing by cutting through the ceiling of the cell and then breaking through the root James Hortner who robbed Riley county Kansas of 850000 and skipped to Canada has written a letter admitting his guilt say ing that ho spent the moaey in speculation and that he was incited to run away by his wife Farmer Encs Stanton living near Judds Corners not far from Corunna Mich was forced into a fight last Friday by Alexander Coffee Stanton struck Coffee with a club and the latter got in his buggy and went home He died Saturday from the effects of the blow and Stanton is in jail with pub lic sympathy entirely on his side A novel feature of a contested election case before congress in that Smith vs Jackson from the Fourth West Virginia district ITie contestant alleges that in the returns of Pleasant county ths clerk wrote Jacksons vote as eight hundred and twe which the canvassing board interpreted as 812 instead of 802 as Smith ciaims Jackson only three majority on the face of the returns A German Editor Eulogizes BERLIN Jan National Zsitung referring to the proposed worlds failin Americai eulogizes the achievements of American genius The prosperity of the country is such that while European treasnris are chronically empty America accumulates a surplus Americas power may viithin the next decade seriously threaten Europes peace though the evident mission of the American people is one of civilization THE MARKETS CIIICAUO Jan 0 Oa the board of trade today quotations ranged as follows Xo 2 January opened 78c closed Fobruar opened closed 7SJ4c Jlay opened closed SHMc Januarj opened closed Februirv opened OH9S closed 29V4cMay opened closed Oats 2 January opened and clostd iOJie Fob i nary opened closed Pork opened and closed Febru ary opened and closed 8930 May opened and closed i opened and closed S577J4 Live folowing were the quota tions at ihs Union stock yards rather easy later now active and firm prices unchanged light grades rough packing 83503355 mixed lots heavy packing and shipping Produce Elgin creamery 28 2ic ft finest dairy packing stock fresh doz ice house Live B turkeys ducks geese 60 doz of Hebron 40c bu on track common and mixed lots 25 32c to fancy M per box New York NEW YORK Jan 2 red winter We cash do Jan nary S6c do February do 11 2 mixed cash do Jan uary 39J4e do February do May Xfttc but steady No 2 mixed cash do January do February 28c do March 27Jfio mess for Inspected Lard Dull January Fcbruorv 8S18 Live Stock ftiirly active native steers 100 fts oxen 450 bulls and cows Sueep ami LambsSheep firm S42S3625 p 100 Jfcs lambs easier nominal range V 100 Bs CREAM super lor excellent proven m millions cf honvis for more quarterof century It is used by the United Government En j doreed by the heads of the jrrcat as the Strongest Purest and most Healthful Dr Prices Cream Bukii g does nn i contain Ammonia Lime or Alum Sold cnly In cans PE1CE BAKING POVTBKH CO j New York Chicago Son FrmncUco St   

From 1607 To The Present

Once upon a time newspapers were our main source of information. Now those old newspapers are a reliable source for hundreds of years of history and secrets of the past. Now you can search for people, places, and events without the hassle of sorting through mountains of papers!

Growing Every Second

Newspaper Archive is the world's largest online newspaper database featuring over 145+ million newspaper pages. Plus our database expands by one newspaper page per second for a total of around 2.5 million pages per month! The value of your membership grows along with it.

Genealogy Made Simple

Those looking to find out more about their forefathers can empower their genealogy search with Newspaper Archive. Within our massive database, users can search ancestors' names for news stories and obituaries. We must understand our past to understand our future!

Choose the Membership Plan that is right for you!

Unlimited 6 Month

$99.95 (45% Savings!)

Unlimited page views for 6 months Learn More

Unlimited Monthly

$29.95

Unlimited page views for 1 month Learn More

Introductory

$9.95

10 page views for 1 month Learn More

Subscribe or Cancel Anytime by calling 888-845-2887

24 hours a day Monday-Saturday

Take advantage of our Introductory Membership offer and become a member for 1 month only for $9.95!

Your full introductory membership payment will be credited toward the cost of full membership any time you choose to upgrade!

Your Membership Includes:
  • 10 page views for 1 month
  • Access to Over 145+ million Newspaper Pages
  • Ability to View, Save, and Print
  • Articles featuring over 100 million people
  • Weekly Search Alerts - We search for you!
  • & Many More Features!
Subscribe for a Monthly Membership only for $29.95
Your Membership Includes:
  • Unlimited Page Views
  • Access to Over 145+ million Newspaper Pages
  • Ability to View, Save, and Print
  • Articles featuring over 100 million people
  • Full Access To All Content including 10 Foreign Countries
  • Weekly Search Alerts - We search for you!
  • & Many More Features!
Subscribe for a 6 Month Membership only for $99.95
Best Value! Save -45%
Your Membership Includes:
  • Unlimited Page Views
  • Access to Over 145+ million Newspaper Pages
  • Ability to View, Save, and Print
  • Articles featuring over 100 million people
  • Full Access To All Content including 10 Foreign Countries
  • Weekly Search Alerts - We search for you!
  • & Many More Features!

What our Customers Say:

"It is amazing how easy and exciting it is to access all of this information! I found hundreds of articles about my relatives from Germany! Well worth the subscription!" - Michael S.

"I love this site. It's interesting to read articles about different family members. I've found articles as well as an obituary about an uncle who passed away before I was born, and another about a great aunt. It's great for helping with genealogy." - Patricia T.

"A great research tool. Allows me to view events and gives me incredible insight into the stories of the past." - Charles S.

Search Billions of Newspaper Articles 145 Million+ Pages and More Added Weekly!

Uncover 400+ Years
of Newspaper Archives
(1607 to today!)

Browse by Date

Research Newspaper Articles from 19 Countries
& all 50 U.S. States

Browse by Location

Explore 6,200+ Current &
Historical Newspaper Titles
and Counting!

Browse by Publication