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Logansport Pharos (Newspaper) - March 14, 1890, Logansport, Indiana LOGANSPORT DAILY PHAROS 15TH YEAR FUIDAY EVENING MAKCH 14 NO JOHN BRAYS Gomer SALE OF Commenced Tuesriay March llth 1889 All Indies who bought our line of tnus lin underwear Inst year will bear us out in SHvinr thitt thy were tbe best gar incuts as to pcwinir muterial and price ever sold in this market Our present stock from the same manufacturers Sale will be conducted no stairs in OUT new departments DELICIOUS BREAKFAST DISH YOUR GROCER FOR IT D OMANS OlKltA llOUSK WM rmiAN rilOtMtlETOil Friday March 14th The Favorito of Logansport Americas Representative Itomantic Actor vr Frank In liM lluntitlful Ilny O R D S G K A fuvo Storr PrussiaPoland TboaroatoitCoTnoily Witness In Tweuiy York Times Prloes as usual 25 50 mul 75 cents Uosorved seats uan ie secured at KeeslliiKs throe ilnrc Hindrance DAMP UNDERFOOT U fa Mew Orleans Turned into Shallow Lake TIE WATER COMES OVEE FEE LEVEE DOLANS OPEHA HOUSE WM DOCAN MANAOBH ONE NIGHT ONLY Monday March 7th Jas H Wallicks Greatest Sensational Masterpiece Houston THE HERO OF iQtroUuclnjf the Fmoua ffoWOS Dcn nndTDxffV amt n eaue of Toms Hnnirers Soatsr FURNITURE RICES THE LOWEST udr Designs are Konc but the Best Workmanship Allowed to Leave our Salesroom J AT 12thSt Drue Sta t Flowing Thjrough the Streets for Fourteen Mlockg Back from the Damage Done So Far and tlie Iiver at a Situation at Arkansas City People Worn Ont with Watching and a Niagara Pouring into the Perfect Slea of Water BrerjwlJere NEW OKLEAHS March river hen at 8 a m yesterday was 163 leet at p m it was reported by the harbor station a 16 feet nine inchesand at they reporter tbe water at 17 feet but it remained at that point but a short while when it receded to 16 feot8 inches where it seemed to make a stand This was fi inches ahova the record of other yoars and tihe water went oPer the levees ail along tha city front at evary depression or low place and soon flooded the streets and sidewalks of a large section of tbe city Up town at the head of Jackson Washing ton and Saraparu streets the waves washec Orer the levee and sulmierged the streets and sidewalks The same thing occurred olher points down to Poyclrasi street the Town Very AVet Theru tho water spread out over the broad space occupied by the Morgan road filled up the low places end then began to flow down Poydras streat and out into the cross st rests on either side covering the sidowalka on Poydras street as far an St Charles street and Hlliug the gutters back to tho canals in tho roar of thao city On Gravier street tho water flowed freely completely covering the street in places At the head of Cann street the water running over tho levee very little but from Custom Hoaiu street to Ooati the water came over the levees freely and completely submerged tho street and in many places tlie sidewalks and lower floors ot business houses Running Off Through tlu lrntug From tho north side ot Canal to Hos pital street a distance of fourteen blocks from tho river to Rampart stireet a dis tance of eight Jblockg tbe water flows oft in the gutters of Street drains to tho drainage canals in tho roarof the city Below Elysian Fields street the water is also passing ovei the isvees in many On tbe north sidu oE Canal street the sidewalk in front the Touro buildings was overflowed Dills jowelry store was invaded by the water and other business places suffered in like man ner Tho damage done so far is riot great Tbe greatest damage was that sustained by merchants who had sugar stored in tho old bonded warehouse oil Old Levee street Largo forces 5iave been at work raising the liiveo with sacks filled with earth Other Levees in Danger The levees at Algiers the Hatch Place Elbapps place and other points are in con stant need of Juttentton and largo forces of men are engajj od in watching and strength ening tho wea k places The river is up to the tops of tUn embankments neariy every where but was at a stand at latest accounts M Greenville tbe levees aro intact and in Bill that region they will stand from three to five feet higher water the river is still rising and the weather rainy INUNDATIONIMMINENT Arkansas City Xooklng for a Tho Situation Alarming ARKANSAS CITY Mo March sit uation here lust night was alarming The rivar continued to rise and it was expected that the levee protecting the town would bs swept away before loug The majority of tho people here have not slept for two nighta and are worn out with watching The break six miles north of here is 410 feet wide and a small Niagara is pouring over into the bottoms It is quite certain that had the break not occurred the levee in front of the town would have broken No Place for People to Go The vast volume of water that is escaping above gives slight relief but there is no hope held out as the reports from Cairo show that the water to come will overtop the levees on both sides of the river Three inches more of a rise aud Arkansas City will be inundated The placo is surrounded by swamps and if the levees break the water after flowing through the town will fall back into the swamps There is absolutely no place for the citizens to go for safety A GREAT MOVING LAKE Jupiter Flavins Is Running Things at Poplar Binds Mo POPLAH BLMFFS Mo March floods are becoming greater Rain fell again Wednesday night and the river is a great moving lake miles wide No trains have arrived from tho north and three from the south are laid up here A large county r bridge across a branch of Black river one mile from this city was washed away jfes Another in course ot construction ils also said to have gone out from farther up tbe river Word h as come in from several Iptaces where people ore driven to the bouso are in great danger The rain has ceased but tbe weatber is threatening Sla of Water In Town ST Louis Mo Marcli situation in the flooded Arkansas districts is said to alarming At BKck Rock there is six feet of water in hotels and places of business and the destruction of property will be heavy The lower part of Bateaville is flooded the White river having risen thirtytwo feet in twectyfour hours Republican Nominees iu RUode PPOVIDESCS R I March He publican stnte convention assembled yester fcVy in Infantry hall The following canli ja tes for state offices wore unanimously non Ciliated For governor Herbert W Ladcv of Fovidence lieutenant governor Daniel G Littlefield of Pawtucket secre tary of ntate Samuel W Cross of Westerly general treasurer Samuel Clark Lin coln att general Horatio of The platform indorses the na tional ad ministration and the rulings of Speaker R led and declares for ballot re form and p otective tariff SaleVie oil a Wealthy Mail Mich March Bailey one of the most wealthy men in Altegan county was found hanging by the neck dead yestef diy morning in a small buildins in the resuot his handsome resi dence in FlainwelL He was only in Jiis nightshirt Ho was in bad health ami wan probably insane Oliver Bailey the only of the deceased is a banker at Peoria There are also five a young residing hare one at Peoria one at N D one at Omaha and Mrs John x Jnton of Otssgo NO ACTION ON SERVICE PENSIONS niinois Veterans Decline to Follow of Indiana QtrrscT Ills Marcli encamp ment of the Grand Army of niinois got down to work evly yesterday morning committee on naolutions aud commimletr its report recomjWBdiiig that 50 action be taken at this session to reso I lution favoring the service pension bill ar guing that members of the Grand Army should wait until the disabled com rades and dependents of deiceased soldiers have been taken care of The suggestion was adupted A rec ommendation that no action be taken on the resolution providing for the paymenit of per day to all soldiers for the time they were in rebel prisons was put to vote and disclared carried A determined effort was made to reconsider the vote but failed The resolu tion of Stephenson Post providing tor the erection of a memorial hall at to commemorate tlie late Dr Stephenson the founder of tbe in whiich the records of tbe war and relits are to be pre served was adopted A General tine at Xo Action The proposition to ask IlJinois for an ap propriation for a monuinunt to Richard Yates was tabled on the principle tliat the G A R should first providn for living com rades The proposition to ask the govern ment to support soldiers homes erected by utates was also negatived A resolution was adopted favoring the granting of charters to colored veterans in Louisiana and Mississip pi Decatnr was sected as Ihe next place of meeting Election of Officers Col Distin was elected cctnmaadeir unani mously and made a very brief addruss and then the roster was completed as follows Senior vice department commander J F Harial Aurora junior vico department commander N B Thistle wood oE Cairo medical director of the department P L McKinnio of Moline department chaplain J Moore of Kewanee members of the coun cil of administration Thomas Wulf of Rockford W W Bean ol Streator Will iam Veuable of Macomb O F A very of Pontidc William Clendenin of MoUue Delegates to IRncampraent The annual encampment delegates not noted in yesterdays dispatches ara as fol lows the second name oeing that of alter nate Ninth district H H McDowell Pon tiac H C Clark Kankatoe Fourteenth A D Cadawallader Lincolu R P Lytle catur Twentieth C O Potier Cairo R B Stimson Anna Delegates atlarger S A Oliver Jjliet H H Evains Aurora H S Dietrich Chicago Horace W Bolton Chi cago L S Galesburg S R Herring Canton Benson Wood EEBngham William H Collins Quincy J Brciwn Tay 11 Freeport W GUB Rock Island George R Lyon Waukegan Eorace S Clark MattoonP G Galrin Panti At the close of the ballot Col Distin an nounced the appointments ot A D Read of Evanstou as adjutant and W Scott Fair field as assistant quartermaster general and then the encampment adjourned THE SOLONS ARE HUFFIiD A Committee of the North Dakota Legis lature Reelgns BisaiABCK W D March mem toers of the seed wheat committee of the leg resigned yesterday This commit tee appointed to deviso means to obtain secvl wheat for the destitute farmers of the state and as a means to tliat end they pro posed the Jow famous lottery law In the cotnmunicaton accompanying their resigna tions they say hat the penny contribution system will not raise tha money and the state treasury has no money to spimd The lottery proposition was not deemed worthy of consideration They proceed In view of this action it is right to infer that the collective wisdom aud acumen of the wise and honorable body can readily de vise means to relieve the distress cif our suf fering citizens and replenish the depleted colters of tbe state In our opinion the prop osition rejected so summarily violated no maxim of sound morality and was in ac cordance with wise The names of the resigningmembers are William G MulcaheyJeff M MyersWilliam Budge Alexander McKeruie R E Fleming and George E Spencer The resignations were accepted Iowa Legislative Notes DBS MOINES March legislature yesterday struggled with the perplexing problem of reducing the state tax levy and at tho same time providing funds to meet the necessary expenditures and provide for better endowment of the State university the normal school and to complete the capi tol and fix up the grounds but failed to reach a vote The senate and house railway committees listened further to arguments by representa tives of the railways in regard to proposed legislation A B Cummins representing theDesMoines and Northwestern and Des Jtoinos and Northern advocated the passage A the bill to allow thirdclass roads to fence jwr cent of their tracks this year and 10 per cent annually thereafter until com pleted He opposed the 2cent fare bill Tiie Commerce Inquiry CHSCAGO March Commission era Morrison and Teazey of the interstate commerce commission yesterday the rail way men had an inning They all denied there was any ground for the charges against the roads and Chairman Faithorn said the from Nebraska and Kansas were materially lower than four years ago hairman Walker of the interstate com merce association submitted a written statement in wMch he said that the recent reduction of rates on corn made at the request of the governors of Nebraska and Kansas tvoold cost the railways 83000 and that as predicted its result had been a reduction in the price of corn This closed the testimony here The commission went to Sioux City A Mlssiillppl of JACKSON Miss March expat accountants who have been examining State Treasurer Hemmingways boots report that bsse is a shortage over 4334000 The friends of the extreasuror refuse to believe guilty of dishonesty but insist that it is due to bad bookkeeping Hemming way has turned over everything he has in the world to make the shortage good but it will not nearly cancel his obligations Flooded with Sot Wuter and Steam WIUCESBABKE Pa March water and steam from the SoulihWilkesbarre shaft is pouring into the Stanton mine A door connecting the mines supposed to have jeen burned away The Stanton will hare to be abandoned for the present 7 he ex tent of the damage is not known To fill Joseph Seat DUBLIN March has recom mended Vesey Knox an Ulster Protettant to the electors of West Cavan as a candi date for parliament to succeed the late Jo seph G Bigsar Blind Pupils Grow tUotoni March dismissal of Edwin S Potter principal instructor at the Pennsylvania institution for the instruc tion of the blind by the managers yesterday resulted in an outbreak among the boy pu pils that lasted for nearly aa hour and took the most strenuous efforts of tbe principal and other employes of the institution to subdue The Capital Loan Inrestment associa tion has been incorporated at Lansicg Hfah with a capital of James W Turner of Lansing is pMddent Blue vitriol has been shown to be remedy for the peadjblow potato BECONSmUCTION A Back Number Debate Inter ests the Senators WHY TEE WAS OIVESF A VOTE Shejcman and Hoar Explain nail Butler Draws a Conclusion Dip iiiKo tbe History at the Andrew John sou House Passes the Ok laliorna Bill Opening the Cherokee Outlet to Na tional Educational Rill WASHINGTON Cnrr March Irre pressible southern question broke looa in the senate again yesterday and kept the senatorial oratory going most of the day The feature of the debate was the reference by Hherman to the history of reconstruction to show why the negrjoes had been given the suffrage His remarks were ancient his tory to those who were old enough to read during reconstruction but it is many years sines the matter has been adverted to in tie senate The was precipitated by 3ustis calling Hoar to account for charg ing that there were laws upon the Louisiana statute book which provided for the sale of colored vagrants and making it a penal ferura for a white man to associate on terms of equality srith a negro Hoar owned his mistake regarding Louisiana bu said Mis sissippi had such laws Ha continued and said that had it not been for tho objectiona ble laws passed by sorna of the southern states the government of tboss states would have been remanded in 1867 to those who governed before the war Sherman Given Some Ancient History Sherman asked Eustis whether he did not knciw that the Fifteenth amendment never wo ild have basn proposed but for the fact that laws of the southern states wore depriv ing the negro ot his rights of citizenship Ilustis asserted that all reconstruction oieisures and constitutional amend meats were adopted by the Republican party with the single object of Africauizing the south and maintaining political supremacy and this he characterized as the greatest crime uvcr committed against civilized communi tiei Hhermau then said that the first act that passed for the reconstruction of the southern states had been framed by conservative sen ators such as Reverdy Johnson Trumkull and Fossenden The laws passed by some of the southern states had been so unjust to the colored people and white Republicans in the south that tho people north became con vinced that tbe object in tho soith was to overthrow the results of the war and de prive the freedmon of tthe rights of citizsn ship Suffrage Given with Reluctance Later on congress bad reluctantly armed the uegro with suffrage as the only remedy fitted for the case There had been nu feel ing of passion or hate about if Sherman had sometimes thought it might possibly have been better not to have ronferred auf frage on the colored man because that rasulthnd been nuUiSed and suffrage did not now exist with colored mon wherever it might be valuable to them There was he said no feeling of bate existing in the north against the south and if the equal rights of all people in the south were secured tho peo ple north would be satisfied Negro suffrage had not turned out as hnd been expected because no man had dreamed that such meas ures as bad been resorted to in the south would have been rescrtetl to to deprive the negro of his rights Tho Ohio Senators Remedy Injustica had grown out of the Fifteauth amendment and out of it not only had the negroes been deprived of their votes but the people of the south enjoyed larger political power than tho same number of people of the north and until the southern states give these colored men their rights there would be disquiet and clisconbsuc and a feeuig of injustice Congress hei said could not exer cise any control in the local affairs of the southern states but what he insisted upo n is that there shall be a law that will proiect the right of suffrage and that that law shall be executed with such power that no man dare to eipose himself to its penalties Uutler Draws a Conclusion Butler replying to Sherman said that if the debate had accomplished nothingelse it had shown by tbe statements of the senators from Ohio and Massachusetts that the suf frage had been conferred upon the negro of the south not because he was en titled to it not because he was qualified to exer cise it but because of certain laws passed by some of the southern states immediately after the war He said the south bai been grouud between the uppar and nether mill stones of executive and legislative policy during the Andrew Johnson razime and de clared that there was no discrimination south acainst a man ou account of his color Willing to Give Up the Power He said to the senator from Ohio that any attempt to election law such as he had suggested would bring a fire ou the rear of the Republicans lecause the northern men who had recently invested money south would not stand it Butler in concluding said he would not exchange one hour of good order in the south for all the political power that negro suffrage had given to the south and if he had ttie power tomorrow he would transfer every atomot that political power to the north and wish the north Sod speed in the solution and management of It CONGRESSIONAL DOINGS The House Passes the Oklahoma Dry Synopsis WASHINGTON Crrr March senate yesterday passed a bill for this construction of a bridge across the Missouri river at Pierre S D and eleven public building bills one for Stillwater Bills were introduced By Turpie appro priating for an ordnance factory at Indianapolis by Allison for n public build Ing at Creston tToOOO Blair ad dressed the senate on the educational bill and then a long discussion took place on the southern question participated in by Hoar Sherman Eustis and Butler A short ex ecutive session cxracSuded the days work Mason introduced a bill in the house to provide a national bunk circulation which shall adjust itself to the demands of com merce In committee of the whole the Ok lahoma bill was then taken up An amend ment was adopted prohibiting the entry of land in this territory by any person owning 160 acres in any othisr part of the country The bill was reported to house and the amendment prohibiting the introduction of intoxicants into the territory was adopted The bill then passed By it the Cherokee outlet is declared public land and open to settlement under tb homestead law The house then adjourneiL Educational Bill WASHISSTOX Cnrr March Albion W Tourgw of York yester day addreared the bouse committee on edu cation on tho subjecit of national aid to cation He stated briefly to the rommictee ils opposition to Blair bill after which In confined his remarks to the bill intro duced in the house bv Representative Keliey of which be favored This bill prepared by himself and provides for the tor illiter ate more than 10 United States to be applied to primary education mtMoablicachMb Saw TkillMtj Shot WASHTSOTON Crrr March first sworn testimony as to tho way Kincaid shot j Taulbee was heard by the coronfcr at the in quest on body of tbe dead man It was given by Samuel Donaldson I of the housa who was an eyewitness He 1 said he was coming down the stairs in the Capitol with Taulbae when Kincaid came up I behind them Kincaid said Mr Taulbee you can see me now Taulbee turned his face toward the speaker when Kincaid shot without another word Tire coroner held Kincaid to the grand jury 1 Denied Appeal i WASHINGTON CITT Starch treasury department has denied the appeal of John VTanamaker of Philadelphia from the assessment of duty at the rate of 35 per cent ad valorem on certain linen imported by him at the port of Philadelphia and re warehoused at New York The ground upon which the appeal is rejected is that statutory time had expired in which a pro test should be filed Presidential dominations WvaHEfGTOS CITY March nominations sent to the senate by the presi dent yesterday were tho following Henry C Gooding of Indiana chief justice of the supreme court of Arizona Andrew David son of New York first deputy commissioner of pensions vice Hiram Smith Jr resigned Robert Waugh of Iowa agent for the In dians of the Uintah and Oursy agency Utah The Question of Slilnplasters WASHINGTON CITY March ad verse report was made to tlio house commit tee on banking and currency yesterday by a subcommittee on the various bills for the issue of fractional paper currency It was finally agreed that consultation should be held with the postmaster general and the committee on postofflces and post roads con cerning the matter Confirmed by Senate WASHINGTON CITY March sen ate in secret session yesterday confirmed Lieut Col William Smith as paymaster general of tbe United States army and a number of miscellaneous Dominations JHORRIBLE BUTCHERY An Aged Iowa Farmer uud His Wife Foully Slaughtered MINNEAPOLIS Minn March une special from Clinton la says On the northern edge of Clinton county at the vil lage of Browns an awful crime was un earthed yesterday morning Henry Nurre was a wealthy of the county for fifty years and with his wife lived alona overamrte from the village in a grove on his farm Not having been seen since Mon day a relative went to the house yesterday morning and found the old man lying dead upon the kitchon floor and a bloody trail leading into the sitting room liis throat had baeu cut and his head crushed in with a hammer His Aged wife Also Butchered In the upper bed room lay his aged wife with her bead beaten to a jelly tbe skull broken exposing the brain still living but in a comatose condition She will die Traces show that at least three persons were concerned in the crime and the motive was robbery as evidenced by thn safe from which the combination had been broken in a clumsy manner and in which they had failed to find a small sachel containing 100 in cash As far as can be ascertained all they got for their bloody crime was ft few dollars from their victims pockets There is no clue One thousand dollars reward has been offered for tbe capture of this mur derers TRAMP HUNT IN MISSOURI Citizens After n Urn to WJlo TFI11 Get Very Sudden Justice PLEASANT HILL Mo March 50C armed men are scouring the southeastern portion of Jackson county and guards ara stationed along all highways and railroads All are in search of a brutish tramp who Wednesday afternoon assaulted and out raged Miss Allie Atkins ihe 18ytiarold daughter of James W Atkins a prominent and wealthy farmof who lives three mfles west of this place Nearly Sculped His Victim The tramp bound and gagged tbe poor girl and after assaulting her severed the plaited braids of long hair from bar head with a knife inflicting a severe scalp wound inJJoing victim dragged herself to her home with her hands bound and the gag still in her mouth As soon as she could she what bad happened her brothers began to alarm the neighbors and there are now 500 men determined to catch the fellow The DIcCalla Inquiry NEW TOEK March testimony so far taken in the McCalla court of inquiry shows that punishDient was a very common thiiig during the cruise of the Enterprise under Commander McCalla The punish ment consisted of putting in irons settin to aboveling coal lashing to Jacobs ladddar and such nautical penalties Tbe comman der cut ons man named Walker with his sword inflicting a scalp wound on the back of his head Walker had got drunk and was persistently abusive So far it seems McCalta lost his temp r too frequently but he must have also been rather loose in regu ular discipline as there Was much liquor smuggled aboard Some of the crew seem to have been pretty tough The league Base Ball Schedule CLEVELAiro O March Hawley said yesterday concerning the con solidation of the Cleveland and Pittsburg League ball club There is possitively no i truth in that story We would Oe glad enough to get the Pittsburg players here but I dont think there is any prospect ot te i ing able to do so Something will shorty be done to reduce the League circuit to eight j clubs This can be se down as a fact but j what the scheme is I am not at liberty to Unique Method of Suicide BKADFOBD Vt March Alpheue P Barber aged 50 a harnessmaker commit ted suicide Wednesday He fastened a riflt in the vise in his shop and fired it with a string The ball passed through bis body and two partitions into a wall beyond No cause is assigned for the act Lost in luake Erie O March 14 William Johnson and Abram Colson started out from here Tuesday morning in a sailboat for fishing grounds Nothing has been seen of them since and it is supposed thtt cotb have been lost in the lake Failure at Philadelphia PHILADELPHIA March Borrows dealers in hams FYont and Market streets assigned yesterday to Han son L Withers provision dealer 184 North Front street The liabilities are snid to be heavy although no one canRive an approxi mation The assets are expected to nearly cover all liabilities The Weather Vft Slay WASHETOTOS CrrrMarch ioUoving are the weather indication for thirtysix hours from 6 im yesterday For Hi big n and fair weather rrldiy and Saror ar norttweaterly winds For and air weather on Friday an Saturday northerly winds For Fair weahen variable winds stationary tern 1 pcratam wanner fair weathMi nn S PRING CJTYLES S1 OTYLKS vti Orvt TVLKS DEWENTER The HATTER INDIANA EVENTS Meeting of the Democratic State Central Committee DEVISING A SCHEME FOB FUNDS The Supreme Court Decides Ihe School Book Law Harrlton Buying Indianapolis gry Divorcee Gives Her OneTime Han band Trouble at Mortgage Long Notes INDIANAPOLISMarch Democratic state central committee met here with seven districts represented by members and two proxies the that they were prevented from attending by hich water The meeting was called to devise some means of raising funds to cover ex penses between this and tho meeting of the state convention and defray the eipenseu of correspondence with township commit tees regarding tha local campaign It was decided to assess the congressional districts according to the Democratic vote and enter at once into correspondence with tow nship committees The question of fixing a data for the state convention was not form lly discussed the sentiment however being that the Republicans should take the lead and that the committee should wait until they had taken action SchoolUook Law Is Valid The supreme court has rendered a decision in the three cases coming up from as many circuits and each involving the constitu tionality of some part of the schoolbook law The judges were divided in their opin ions but tbe majority sustained the consti tutionality of the law Judge Elliott wrote the majority opinion aud held for the law on the ground that it in noway interferes with local selfgovernment Judge flerk sh j dissented on the ground that the con st ution declares that the general assembly s ill not grant to any citizens or class priv il ges or immunities which upon the sume t ms shall not equally belong to all citizens T Presidential Invostiuenta resideut Harrison is investing his sur plus cash in property here two pieces hav ing been deeded to him recently The first deed conveys to the president the half inter est in the Harrison block on the south side of Washington street owned by his former law partner C C Hines and also the latters interest in a lot ou South Pennsylvania street the total consideration being 121000 Ihe president now owns toth properties ex clusively VIOLATED A DIVORCE DECREE A Setasatiou at Marlon Produced by a Rcveugefui Divorcee MARION Ind March big sensation has been caused here by tho arrest of Arthur LaBelle the wellknown architect and the woman who for two years has passed as his wife on a charge of illegal cohabitation The prosecution is brought at the instance of the former wife of Mr LaBelle who was di vorced from him in New York in March 1SSS One of the considerations of the ui vorce was that LaBelle should not marry again during the lifetime of wiie No 1 The latter arrived here last Saturday with her daughter aud announce her determination to stay by these cases and thoroughly ex pose the man whoJshe claims has bloated her happiness La Belle asserts that his arrest is part of a scheme by his exwife and oth ers to ruin his business and reputation Be admits that he violated tbe decree that he should not marry tbe second time states that he married bis second wife at St Albans Vt in April 1888 and defies the New York liiws to reach him Mr La Belle is wellknown in this part of the state He came here hoon after the discovery of gas and has planned some of the largest factor ies and buiidiugs erected in the last three years In the ROS belt Public sympathy u divided in the matter Recorded a Mortgage MABTISSVULE Ind March Hecorder Benjamin F Butler has placed upon the records a first mortgage for t5 000000 given by the St Louis Indianapo lis and Eastern Railway company to eastern capitalists to secure money with which to build the road This road will extend through Marion Heudricks Morgan Put nam Owen Clay Gr en and Sullivan coun ties and then in a direct line to St Louis It has access to the bountiful coal fields aud atone quarries in this part of the state The Wandering Brnah Returns Is DIAKAPOLIS March 14 President Brush has returned home but nothing re garding his trip or its purpose could be got ten out of him Regarding the consolidation of Cleveland and Pittsburg and the dropping of Washington he said that the League could not afford to do anything of that kind in fact could not afford to drop any club in a Brotherhood town Will Walk 30OO Kllei WABASB Ind March S Harri man tne pedestrian has returned from Chi cago where he completed his for his great walk of toOea to the Pa cific coast on a wager of 3000 He will start from VTabash April 10 accompanied by two guards on horseback and will be obliged to average 45 miles a day to win Hooslier Kotcs The Ohio river it Evansville is stationary at thirtyseven feet but all the tributaries in that lection are rising Michael DeCunp of Sullivan went to Terre Haute and while there cut his throat because his domestic relations were unhappy He will prctwbly live Winfield Baird agent for the Pruden tial Insurance company at Muncie has gout somewhere He took some ot the companys funds Eddie tbe 5yearold son of Lon KiUabto of Columbus got a grain of corn in hit windpipe March 4 last The surgeons cut the grain out but the child died from effect of tbe operation Albert wife and two chibfets at iliil Uixivc were poisoned Dy earmg oo li gna sausaga A doctor was cabled in and it is though t all will recover A Requiem for Editor Dawxm CHARLESTON S C March A aotaaa requiem musu was said in tbe Roman Catho lic cathedral here yesterday the anninr sary of tho killing of Editor Dansou by Dr McDow ISsihop Northrop was the brant ami the cuthedrai was W hile the congregation was dispersing Dr McDow drove past the cathedral Tbe doc tor has iXpelld from the Medical soci ety but ia crili practicing having a clientage 11111 Dug the negroes aoA with a wnitea ABBREVIATED TELEGRAMS Base baieat St Augustine Brooklyn 11 Chicigo 14 The iron miners at Asuland Wis won their strike and gone to work The women at Atcbison Kan have put up a full ticket for the school board All are womeix The Fimt National bank of Bedford City capital f 50000 has been authorized to do business Napolecu Trudeau of Calumet Mich under arrest for the deliberate poisoning Of his illogiiimate stepchild A society leader in Boston Mass was ar rested Tuesday for stealing worth ot rlb bous and laces She is a kleptomaniac Ira M Hodges has been arrested at Den ver Colo for wrecking the State baak Irving Kau It is said that ho got with J4DI100 The oan ugaiust Ferriu tho alleged now on trial at Ashland Wfe said to be a weak one and decidedly against the prosecution Reports from Illinois fields say that winter weather this mouth has seriously damaged th3 wheat fields the Fultz wheat being practically destroyal Two laborers were blown to pieces and two others fatally injured by an exp twon of dy namite at tbo Brooklyn water at Rockvillo Center K Y Thursday HarriMu Loder dry merchants ot New YSrk have made ut assisument with liabilities of 8300000 b 1400000 and nominal assets in excess of that amount Tha Kane couuiy Ills court home at Geneva was toally desnoyd by fire Ihura day uigUt Loss W The recorJg kept in a safe believed to be Are proof but it is uot known whether they are safe Albert Pollard and Vernon Hay of the deaf and dumb institute at Jackaon i ville Ills were walking on the railroad track Thuriiday when they wero struck by a train Hair was instantly killed and lord serioUly Injured A gang of diamond thieves bos been oper ating at Chicago aud it is said that Gito Bros have lost lSuO in the precious Other losses will foot up several thousand more TbTj is no clue and lie losers dont know how th thefts were effected Maj Gen Sir Howard Cranfurd tone comptroller and treasurer of of Connaughts household was over board from the steamer Tang Eoo Mar Teneriffe and drowned His daughter were ou board the suampr The jury in the case of Mrt JjMb AJthM HillTerry couldnt agree to jterfor raising a rumpus hi tbe United court in San Franciso ia 1S3S foar for conviction and eight for acquittal row she raised had its sequel In assault by her husband on Justice Field m which Terry lost his life Kay Have Been CHICAGO March 14 Deputy CoroMT James Monaghau beldun at morgue yesterday oc toe body of RoUat Leach UKI Now York traveling agent which was found in the river Wednesday Donner daughter of a saloon per that Leacli was in her fatherf saloon March 3 at 1 a m and had a rol of and nmt gold and stiver A man named Jack WM with him but did not enter tho saloon al though he changed a bill for Leach Whw th lattr left Jack went with him hearing was suspended in order to look for new testimony German Frlsndi of Bennett Law MILWAUKEE March At a ing of Its Turnverein at 3tUwaabw lut night resolutions indoning tlie Bennett were adopted with recommendations that it be amen lied go that it cannot be ttued mtwting was presided over bf Chris Paulus the Republican cu ddate for city comptroll r iind then WM not a wntine vote on tbe rsilutioBi CREAM more than qiiartirof a century u iiMd liy the United Bfr doncdnrthf headaof the great 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