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   Logansport Pharos (Newspaper) - March 18, 1890, Logansport, Indiana                                LOGANSPOET DAILY PHAROS 15TH YEAfi TUESDAY EVENING MAKCH 18 NO 276 JOHN BRAYS Corner Owing to the disagreeable weather of I ist week have concluded to continue our sale of Lies Muslin Uoderivear HOBKOBAT HOME Terrible Fire Disaster at the State Capital NINE MEH HTJEEIED TO ElEENITY For Anoher Week P S New Goods will be added to the stock this week A i y ilANS OIEKA HOUSE WM DDUAN PrtOPiUKTQK Wednesday March 19th Ketuni nt1 tho KtnnicKt of nil Comedies Chip o the Old Block AU tJwj old Fertttires aaore of ones EidiUfJ ONE BIG LAUGH FUN LET LOOSE DONT FAH TO SKE Army Drll Klevator Muko ilrenil Now York World Tlii boat oomerty iiro hoiL in yeans New fork Sim Nothing better In HH ISno1 HCIiCIAL iRICBSlas to incl 50 cents Nt Attd you Mil know tho show SuttN jit of 12thSt Drus Store FURNJTURE RiCES THE LOWEST Ou New None but the Best Workmanship Allowed to Leave our Salesroom J W Henderson SODS For salo 0 desirable dwellings on east Broadway For sale 3 desirable residences on east North street For sale C desirable residences on Spear street For sale 1 desirable residence at SOU Sponr street For sale 1 desirable residence on west Broadway For sale 1 desirable residence oo Chippowa and Pratt streets For trade city property for farms For trade farms for city property For trade farms for nl kinds of clinndise A stock of dry goods to trada for si good fnrm A siock of boot and shoes rto trade for a jtontl farm For trade a farm worth 33500 for city residence For sule brick residence on the Southside with three lots located on the river ronil For snle a stone and brick residence with a business room Will rjut at per month For sale at a bargain 3 dwellings on Spent1 street will bring 10 per cent on the investment For salo a residence on Columbia St west Vandiitm depot Desirable residence ou Osnge street for sale a 31700 j tor reut a brick residence Xo527 j Broadway or for sale OD easy payments j Fr particulars enquire of M M GORDONJ lYiiskn and Kei Estate Agent Room NV Klliott Block Logsnsport 1ml j nos read ihe CH NEWS because its Kdcs to ovcry political question and NEWS gives them both with iiimcM A party ogan agnitiijs one side and dwtii6 the I ether No sensible roan wanes ta be trifled within this fiuhion The j hrs gone by when Americas W i expect to inherit their po Thejwant to do this chewarn j a to teM them the truth re sjardesi of their own personal pre i tereccei If you are an honesl man independent and selfreliam ie art honest aad iode The CHICAGO DAILY Ksws circuiition is a a milllen a it costs by mail 95 ct monthfour mcathi Jio Ilftceii Others lajuretB Some Will ardly Koof Falls Into a Biirniiig Carrying Down I More 7 hail Twenty Cbauues Tuken by PH lablp Scene of aud Death Itoll and 11st State yevftt INDIANAPOLIS March from a furnace In the basement of tho large book publishing establishment of tbe BowenMer rill company reached some Monday afternoon and in an instant tuo flames were carried by the elevator stiaft to the fourth atory Tae building a fine stono and iron fronting on Washiagtou street wasi Ktorcd vith books and stationery of all kinds This large stock was consumed and tho building vrucked This taw of more than on building and stock was fol lowed by tho falling in of the roof which carried down more than twenty persons in cluding those who wero working on the vari ous floors Tho firci had been driven to a corner between the ceiling of the fourth story and the cornice A Fatal Crasln Occurii Parts o the ilru companies were on tho roof working thoir way dowci to tho fire Tlie roof seemed sound and the walls sub stantial but suddenly the walls yielded A man throwup his arms and sank into the seothinj ruins below Another man dropped and tiien tbe whoia reav roof with fifteen mon on it tsll on to the top door where the tiro was vugirig lVjur tnon were on the upper floor under the root These were crushed beneath tho grinding timbers and nil the man burled through the failing Uoor bneath which way beneath the weight of tbu mass 1wutity iVlcn ISurieil IJmlor tlie Debris One of tho firemen on the top of the ad joining building ran to the front of tho build ing and stioutLd to those below For Gods sali throw water into tho upper windows Twenty men aroburied thero Immediately ambulances were telephoned for Tho scene on tho heap of debris immediately after the collapse was pitiatilo and dreadful boyond ail power of description The liinbs of men here and there were seou writhing wliiie the trunks to which they belonged were buried from sight A ladder lay across three men and was weighed down by tons of bricks and timber Another poor fellow wno nras bo young all pain lay close beside bis fellows a shapeless uni mangled mass Tbe ladder lay across the stomach of one man who was scrumming with tigony another man with t broken arm anrl twisted body lay next to him Willing Hands to the Beseue As fast as willing hands oould liurl away thp bricks tho weighc was removed but the ladder vas too firmly held to yield The man wirb a broken arm was dragged froo and carried away Under him mute but breathing appeared the upturned iace of a poor fellow not seen before Tlie mortar and dust were cleaned from his lips but he was buried so deeply that no immediate holp could conic to him On all sides black ened and bleeding faces distorted with agcnyar dreadful death urged the crowd which scaled the heap to oRiist thorn to redouble their efforts IMtllnuH Work of Recovery Tho debris had fallen so that it lay with a valleyshupocl surtnce and this made tbe availablesparo Cor work very small There was no place to deposit tbe materials dug from the bottom of the valloy except to throw them upon the sides the depression from which they continually roLed down toward the neuter again All the work of relief was thus carried on with great uiffl culty Ono by one tho men nearest the sur face were extricated but as the workers went down farther thay discovered naw victims aud the horror steadily grow Great Peril of tho Rescuers The forward part of the building still stood high aad burning fiercely and threat ened every moment to fail down and bury the brave rescuers but they gave no heed to tho peril Ou cither sido the waits towered and seemed ready to fall but there was no timo to think oithem As fast as the mtu at work becamo exhausted others stood reudj and anxious to fill their places so there was not a moment of delay in the la bor of reiof Every moment was filled with an awful suspense for ull were thinking of tho meu who lay buried beneath them es which men inquired after were passed hurriedly from lip to lip and pjople beat down to scan closely cha blackened and scarred faces Fran tic rieads of tile Victims Persons who had trlouds among the firo mon or among citizens who were supposed to havo been in or near the fatal walls be camo frantic as time passed and they could get no word As tho wounded wore car out of the ruins they were met with embraces and tears of joy but when tho still broken forms were borne away mo tionless and limp then it was when the full sadness and horror of the calamity came ujKm tho waiting crowd At p m twentytwo men had been taken from the i nine of whom were dead and the rest more or less injured TWENTYFOUR UNFORTUNATES Nine of TUom Dead and Fifteen Injured One Man Missing When tho dead wore laid out for identifi cation it vas fouud that they numbered nijie and there was one man Walter Jones missing supposed to be deeply buried in the ruins The dead are as follows George Glenn George Faulkner Andrew Cherry Albert Huffman Ulysses Glazier Richard LOWTT Thomas Black Espy Stormer and John Burkhoutt all flremeiii Names of the wounded are given bolow Anthony Voltr pipenian Lew Rafert and Thomas Barrett firemen A ilercsr captain fire department Samuel W Neal Thomas A Bjick Webb Robinson William fartee inter ally hurt nay Henry Woodruff badly hurt and Ebenezer Leech and all piptmen Tom Talon tyre foreman engine No 2 fatally crushed William Leong slightly Charles Jenkins badly William Heius ey badly hurt and Joan Burkbart badly hurt the ill pipmen i William Tones Terrible Position The men working on the debris were star tled shortly before midnight by a voice com ing from some feet below them and the half raised picks were held in position while ev ery one listened The voico sounded again and in answer to a shouted question the came faintly that the speaker was William Jones The de tris was removed and a hole about a foot square wssmadf down m the imprisoned nan He was very weak and suffering great pain hue said that he did noC believe his in juries serious Hi was held in on al raost upright position by beams and parts of flooring and when the plaster and dirt were removed from immediately around his face he talked cheerfully to those engaged in the work rescue Sent Ward to Sit Wife A him lofrr m cup of water was let down mrouEco tna hole a distance of nearl y ten feet His Srst request was that a note be sent to his wife telting her that he was still altira The men worked heroically for bis rescue but H could not be accomplisbe d in Ifiss than three hours Thomas Dillon superintendent of the Brush Electric Light company and William Long had a miraculous eseapa They were on tho roof of the burning building catting the electric winss when the crush came By quick jumping Iboth succeeded in reaching an adjoining roof escaped injury Tbe Property Losses The BowenMerrill companys loss is 000 insurance STO000 Loss on building 130000 H P Wasson dry goods suffered I a loss of by smoke and water and Byram Sullivau dry goods half thst amount Several smaller stocks are badly damaged MARRIEID A BOSTON MAN An Uoirebi of Bloomfleld Flayo the Sub Roga OR Her Friends BLOOMFIELD Ind March Benjamin B Dewing a law student at the Boston uni versity has succeeded in cvinn ing the heart and hand of Miss Laiira Hindman a young heiress of this plaee Miss Hindman is an attractive girl of 19 and her parents being dead she was sent to Boston to complete her education There she met Dewing and lost her heart to him despite the fact that she was engaged to a Bloomfleld young man She returned to her home in Indiana after the completion of her studies and later made a journey to California There she met Dewing again who had gone thither for the benefit of his health So They Were Married j They were secretly married then at River i side After a honeymoon of four weeks Mrs j Dewing returned to Indiana her husband j going on to Boston She live 1 with aa only brother Prank at a hotel She went out in sociaty It is stated as ou former occa sions always presenting herself as the same Miss Laura Hindman Shu remained in Bloomfield until recently when she divulged j her marriage and went to Boston to join her husband She is now with the letters parents on a farm at Revere waiting uinil could pay the government AIMED AT Alfund d w j fund and pay per cent on its debt i Anything more onerous would be more than Heavy Reduction of the Duty i the company could stand Besetted the Secretary i WASHTXGTOX Crrr March Secretary Tracy and party who were stranded Lower Cedar on board the Dispatch Satur day night was rescued by the United States tug Triton early yesterday morning and brought up tbe Potomac until they mat the fish commission stamer Fish Hawk near Alexandria The Fish Hawk then took the secretary aud friends on board and pro ceeded to Nonfollc on Sugar THE TABLTF COT TITTY PEE CENT Republican Members of tic Wars and Means Committed Asree on a Schedule Thai 3Iore Thfliu Twice as Low as the 31111 Bounty for Home Grow Railway Regulating Pro Days Work in Capital City Xotes WASEJXGTOV Cirr March Re publican members of the ways and means committee agreed yesterlay to put raw sugars from 16 Dutch standard dowa on the schedule at 35 per cent ad valorem and re flnecl nugar above 1i Dutch standard at 4C per cenc This is equivalent to 50 par cent reduction on many grades and more than 50 per cent on other gralcs The reduction will overage a cut of 50 per amt on the presen t rates anrl will rJuce the revenue from to There is no bounty provision This cut is more than two and a half times greater than that pro posed Dy the Mills bill Tas duty isjto be col lected upon value au 1 no upon specific rates us heretofore It will be observed that only S per cent additional duty is given the refmeig aud this with thj reduction on the low gado oE sugar up to and inciu ling No DEATH OF A PIONEER J Young Scammon the Chicagoan the Dark River CHICAGO March IS After an illness of several weeks J Young Scanimon one of Chicagos most looted pioneers died at his in this city yesterday from a com plication of bronchitis innuertfa and itomach troubles Mr Scammon was in his 7th year and bad lived in Chicago since 1815 He was one of the hardest and most successful workers tviij prosperity and was prominently identified with many enterprises ot a religious charitable educa tional and progressive nature As a lawyer financier and politician he was always a leading character and there are few men whose demise will be mourned by a larger circle of earnest friends Notwithstanding his death was directly due to acute disease he had lived to a ripe an 1 honored age aud 16 Dutch standard ths two lasr grades be until the asperities crntl by events of his ing merchantable sugar and flt for domestic active aud aggressive public career had dis uses vill it is hoped away from the refiners the power to raisj tlu price ot sugar to the consum r at will A Concession to the West Thin heavy reduction is regarded by the Republican members as a most generous appeared Hla Settlement iu Chicago After receiving his e iucatiou in his native state Maine where he was bora July 17 he went on a tour of observation conceiision to the western sentiment among through the west reaching this city iu SPRING QTYLES pRiNTr OTYLKS OPRTXG OTVLKS OTVLES DEWENTER The HATTER BESIUNED IN BAGE Bismtrck Breaks with the Kai ser of Germany BEPOET OP A WKATHFUL EUPTUEE Republicans It is lower than the senate rate fired by the bill which passed ihat body September 1835 He could not see any thing here to induce him to stay and her husband shall have become a fullflejged legal light A Base Ball Club Withdraws MARION Ind March At a meeting here of representatives of the state base ball league Bluffton owing to dissatis faction with the plan adopted for tho divi sion of gate receipts With Warsaw out the league is reduced to sis dubs Marion Kokomo Fort Wayne Muncio and Ander son An effoit will be made to iuduca two other towns to fill the vacancies The sieason will open Bfay 3 and close Oct 3 Shot Iwlce In a Quarrel MOUNT VERNON Ind March IS George Gabel and Joseph Bagwell living ou the Ohio river ten miles below ems city quar reled and Gabel drew a knife when Bag wall shot him twice with a pistol oiaee in the neck and then in the right side Gabels wounds are believed to bo fatal Bagwell is in jail Won liy an IiKUtiaaiulitui INDIANAPOLIS March IS George C Beck of this city holder of tlie American Held championship defeated Al Bandte the noted trapsuooter of Cincinnati iu a match here The targets used were live pigeons 100 each 30 yards rise Huriingbam rules a side Score Bock S4 Baudle 83 Elevator CBAWFOBDsrviLLE Ind March 18 The elevator of John McCardle it Wingate ten miles north of here has been destroyed by flre Loss 810000 with au insurance of Six thousand bushels ot grain in the sleyator was also destroyed last congress and is trej from that which about to pursue his journey when Henri was so oujectionable in the senata Moore an attorney and deputy clerk oflhe bounty clause The senate bill made a reCook county courts called on him to engage duction of 50 per cent ana gave a bounty of his services to assist Oil Richard J Haml 1 cent per pound The action of the Repuo liican members of the committej makes a cut of evvn more than 50 per cent and elimi nates from its provisions the experiment of paying a bonus to one class of producers di f 2 llOosler Xcws Notes The wheat crop in southern Indiana has been cut short fully onehalE by tua recent cold freeze The acreage was unusually large George Cassaday has been taken to Mar tinvillo from Indianapolis to answer to the charge of larceny He was a member of gang that committed several robberies in tha vicinity of Lake Valley in 18SS The suit of Mrs Cohen of Madison against the Ohio and Mississippi road for S10000 damages on account of the death of her husband has been decided in favor of the defendant the court hoi ling that the deceased jumped from a moving tram with out the conductors orders The gents furnishing goods firm ot Shaw Sayler of Shelbyville have assigned to George H Dunn Liabilities 84000 assets 54700 THINKS OF SUING FOR UIBEIU A North Dakota Senator At anil Unmllu ST PAUL Minn March Spencer who has lately received sucia great publicity in his connections tho North Dakota lottery scheme arrrved here yester day I am in St Paul on my way south to report to my company said the senator to a Despatch reporter but I am remaining in this city today to consult with attorneys iu regard to bringing libel suits agaitist The Pioneer Presss The attorneys are looking thoroughly into the matter and we will de termino later vrhat suits if any wo will bring against tho paper There is no doubt but what they published libalous matter but you soe I atn a stranger in the city and all things must be considered before bringing any actions Charged His Wife with Lobbying What actions would I bring First I would bring one in behalf of my wife The Pioneer Press published a statement that my wife was lobbying for the nipasure which statement I think was disgraceful I would also bring an action in my own name and another iu behalf of my com pany7 Humline Adventure In speaking of Conde Hamlins exploit in Bismarck he said was never any nougnt of using violence on Mr Hamlin When he came back the second he was certainly hidden for no one knew ho was in Bismarck but a few of his friends Senator HcXenzie is a great favorite in Bismarck and when the crond saw blood on his hand where he was hurt by the hammer of the revolver they attempted to seize Hamlin Names Gov CainpbvU 1or President PmsBDRC March Camp jell of Ohio was tendered an enthusiastic reception last night by the Randall club In hi address of welcome Johin R Large one of the prominent Democrats of the city said Ure are glad to wolcomeyounow but will bo happier to greet yon as presi dentelect in ISfti Riotous Strikers In Liverpool LIVERPOOL March The striking dock laborers have become riotous Thirtj thousand of them marched through the streets in procession yesterday and assumed an attitude so threatening that the mag istracy were impelled to invoke the aid of the military which been called out That Accidental Fencing PARIS March Meredith Read son of Gin Meredith Read formerly United States minister to Greece who was wound ed in the throat while fencing on Friday last is pronounced by his physicians to be entirely out jif danger rectly from the pubic treasury The agree ment reached by the subcouim ttee will be reported to the full committee today BUSY DAY IN CONGRESS In Behalf pf fhe Wai Nmnbur of ALeiimres Passed SHIXCTON CITY March in troduced iu the seaate yesterday a bill pro reporter of the supremo court of the state J f tohlnH Ka hnH I 1 Oil r CTJ a ton the clerk in Moores absence Mr Scammon ac epted tho position and entered upon his duties His Public aud Career He soon became inur stjd in tne growth of the city and in 1S47 was tho leading spirit in the building oi ihe Galena and Chi cago railway the first successful railway west uf Lake Michigan At one time he saved i ho financial credit of the company bv raising fun Is on his own private biity In 1U37 Mr Scammon was made at torney of the State Bank of Illinois iu 1839 which position he held until 1340 His first Tiding that veterans shall Uave preference m all branches of the government empoyChicago He always took an active part in mentr neither age nor physical impairment national politics but was never an office being allowed to disqualify them if o herseeker He was first a Whig and then a R wiso capable Plumb introduced a bill to publican of which party he became a lead He desertion Irom me army It pro vides for the retention of a month oi the soldinrd pay for the first year on wheh the government shall pay interest but stall bo forlelied in tion Petitions against of ths Russian extradition treaty wore re ceived wncl referred to the executive session after a long debate Calls resolution to have ing member Ho was an ardent friend ot putilic schools and was instrumental in hav ing a provision inserted in tho first city charter for this city Tae great fire caso of deser seriously crippled him but he had overcome tliB ratification his difficulties in a great degree before his death Ideas ou Rollgjou Mr Soflmmon was a Swedehborgian iu open session was suppressed Presiuiug Officer certain Florida appointments eonsuLred in religious matters and he had som t peculiar uotions He once said that ho did not want Icgaiis declaring Call out order and rejto ascend the stairs of a friends hous be fusing to entertain im appeal 1 ha senate i cause they were not constructed according j to the plan laid dpwn in the Bible then went into executive session untu p m when the doors reopened Vooruees offered a resolution reciting the depression in farming interests ana declaring that con gress should auopu some rcliet measure and gave notice that ha speak ou tho subjtict Wednesday Daniels advocated and Morgan opposed the educational bill Amendments to ttia urgent deficiency bill were agreed to and ihe senate adjourned ban ister was on tbe wrong sido and ho had tbe stairway iu his own home changed to suit his ideas of tho religious fitness of things He once said to this irind Jones you are pretty well but you should prepare for death I want you to go to our heaven The streets are paved with gold Jones Think of With real gold Honwill you like that Peculiar Views of Hereafter Talking to a friend just beforehis death Bills were introduced m the nouse To give preference in government employment he said he wanted to live until after the to vnterans to consolidate thira and fourth Worlds fair His friend hopjd bo might class niai matter into one class at I cent live for some time yet Ob death is uoth per ounce to pro vide for government coning he replied There will be no change trol at congressional elections It gives the districting of states to congress and then of pursuit alter death iu the New Jerusalem I shad practice law His friend laughed follows practically tha lines the Lodge at him and said that there would be no need bin A joint resolution was passed asking of lawyers in heaven to fight over lands the uar office to present estimates of tbe cost of tunneling Detroit river the bill auttorizing the census commissioner to take a descriptive census of tba Chinese in this country joint resolution inviting Hawaii to send representatives to the PaaAnericau congress bill to transter revenue marine from the treasury to the navy department and bill to create the offices of assistant gen eral superintendent and chief cierk of the railway mail service wore all agreed to Adjourned REGULATING THE RAILWAYS Proposed Amendment to tho IntelState Cornuverce Act WASHINGTON CITY Ma ch of If aw York introduced in the house yesterday a bill to ths intjrdtato commerce law One section provides that nothing in the act shall prevent the frej carriage of members of families of railroad employes The allowance or receipt of commissions for tho sale of passenger tickets or for iuauenc ing or procurring passenger transportation immigrant or otherwise is prohibited It is provided that transportation tickets not used must be redeemed at the request of toe purcioaser the company being allowed a small discount The sale of etc He replied that he would bo no common lawyer He said that his experience here would enable him to assume the position of councilor A 31 an of Two Natures Mr Scammon was a peculiar man in more ways than one During his younger days he was really two men and there were never any mixtures of the two Scammons One was overbearing illiberal spiteful disposition the other was liberal publicspirited and neighborly The char acters were perfectly distinct and were never mixed But of late years age and ad versity had mellowed him until he became the most openhearted generous and mag nanimous of men Tlie Iowa Statesmen DBS MODIS March IS little dono in the house yesterday except to ad vance bills on the calendar The committee reported favorably on bills to prohibit tha sale of tobacco to minors and to pro vide for the guardianship of babiiiual i drunkards In the senate the bill prohibiting the sale of tobacco to minors was called up on adverse report of the committee when Senator Clydie moved a recommitment to the committee tra Intem perance which prevailed The bill provid any ticket which partially used ing that the per diem of trial jurors shall be shall be deemed a violation of the law and the violator may be subject to punishment Companies are allowed however to make ar rangements among themselves for the trans portation of immigrants The interstate commerce commission isi directed to deter taxed as part of the costs was laid ou the tab and the calendar tben cleared of bills adversely reported rier for the use of any car owned by any other corporation or flrnJt Pltfon Shoot at Grand Crowing CHICAGO March worMs cham pion trapshooters composed of five of the leading shots of the west and five from the east shot a match at iTatsont park hand I Crossing yesterday the eastern men irin Be an Opening for Somebody j ning by a score of 182 to ITS This makes WASHINGTON Crrr Starch an the eastern team seven races ahead Each nouucement is made that James R Young man 9not at tQirty singles and ten doubles who has been executive clerk of the senate for a number of years will resign shot a match of 100 birds with a team of Chi tion in tbe near inture to accept the office of president of the Commonwealth bank at Philadelphia Mr Young said to a reporter of the United Press that he had not deter mined to resign but that ho would come to a determination in a few days He is one of the most trusted officers of tie senate and could hold on indefinitely Tbe WLndom Silver Bill cagoans and killed 83 to 67 by the hotter Eight Widows Sae a Coal Company WnmtSBARBE Pa March wid ows of the eight men killed by the explosion of gas in the Nottingham mine about six weeks ago have brought suit against ths Lehigh and Wilkesbarre Coal company for YTASHISGTOX Cnr Jfurch house damages agtfregatjjjg OB the ground committee on coinage weights and moas that tne due to criminal oegli ures yesterday struck out of the Windom silver bill the section giving ths secretary oE the treasury power to suspend thepurchase ot bullion and an amendment was adopted providing for free coinage when the value of silver shall reach for grains The Union Pacific Debt WASHCHGTOX CrrT March Adams of theCnion Pacific railway was lynch law had a beautum iUnstntioiiTln before the boose committee ysterday to Missouri Sunday The men hnntiag foir the speak on tha IVye biL He objected to the man who outraged iliss Atkiason near till because said it mmdo too mnch Greenwood Mo last week cnptunxl a difference in toe terms offered tbe Union tramp tind as be would not oonlfes they and Central Pacific roads To cha rge the strung him up to a tree to force a confession Union Pacific 3 per and tite Central 1 keeping him hanjfinz until he per cent interest and to give the latter dad Upcai being let down and reTireiU seventyfive years the formsir fifty years insisted that ne naj notninr to conf a and to pay was a mistake ito far ai the former his capors took him to His w o concerned He said that the pntoo promptly declared that he wu not tbe nan viding ventilation Deputy Commissioner of Public Works Bernard F Martin Deputy Sheriff rirk of York were arrtjsted Monday charged n ith bribes tne former while a clerk in the sherifFs cifflce under Sheriff Grant That peculiarly American institution Two Humored Reasons for the ulfflculty Bismarck Follows the Old Telegrams About tbe Matter Subjected to Fatherland Great Strike In Euglaud uud the Mlscellauy BERLIN March is stated ou what is regarded as reliable authority that both Prince Bismarck and his son Count Bis marck have resigned ami that Emperor William has accepted the resignation of the chancellor and will probably allow the count to retire Various rumors are afl at con cerning the affair which has caused intense excitement in Berlin and will doubtless have a depressing effect ou the boerse Bismarck Angry One version of the rupture is that the chancellor and the emperor quarreled con cerning the labor conference the chancellor advising concessions to the pop i which the emperor would not grant and that Prince Bismarck left the imperial palace iu a vio lent passion and immediately sent his iesig nation by a messenger who also bore a simi lar document signed by Couut Herbert Bis marck the latter stating that the retire ment of his father made it impossible for him to remain ia ofliea Another Story of tlie Cause Another story is afloat to the effect that the resignations were due to the emperors opposition to Prince Bismarcks attitude to i ward the Socialists The rumors havo been received with astonishment in London Paris and Vienna and telegrams from those capitals asking for information have been received at the various embassies Neither Prince Bismarck nor the count left his residence last evening and both denied admittance to all visitors A dispatch from Vienna says the Emperor Francis Joseph is profoundly moved by the announcement of Prince Bismarcks retire ment and i to credit it until officially advised The News at Lomlon LosDOx March Daily News cor respondent at Berlin telegraphs that all tele grams in regard to Prince Bismarcks reig nation beyond tho fact that there ure rumors that he lias resigned are prohibited by the official censors who have placed all dis patches under rigid scrutiny The Times couimeutiug on ths report that Prince Bismarck has resigned says that something must have occurred iu connection with the labor conference to have caused this unexpected acti THE STRIKES Frobubllity That the Men Will Oet What They Demand LONDON March concessions granted to their employes by tbe smaller mne owners have had the effect to greatly weaken the position of those remaining out by reducing the aggregate number ot strik ers and consequenty detracting from tbe enormous importance of the movement Nevertheless the estimates mtde by tLo employers themselves show thit upwards oi 150000 men constitute the fighting torce con fronting them and the tact mat tais fortnid abe body is well supplied with funds and determined and able leaders is also taJfsn into consideration as evilenco i hat tha strug gle must end in a compromiseor victory tor the men after a bittar fiht and pjraaps bloodshed An International Strike Threatened One hundroi and twenty of tue 400 miners employed in the Eaiscrstuhl mina at Djrt mund Germany held a meeting Sunday and appointed Herr Scoroeder a delegate to the international miners conference at Brussels Herr Schroeder made an addres to the min ers in which he declared that if matt irsconiJ not be arranzed peacefully tie miaere would seek to establish a universal brotherhood and inaugurate an international strike GREAT SENSATION AT BERLIN Mklthiulan Practices Bring Scandal ou the IK lite LONTXJS March tremendous seum tion has been created in Berlin of a professional mid wife to imprisonment and the imposition of sentences of various degrees of sseverity upon several ladies of high families who were proven to have employed her to aid them in thwarting nature by Malthusian practices When the woman was arrested some time ago strong efforts were made in behaiE of her patrons to prevent her case from coming to trial but they were unavailing chiefly because of the indignant protests of agitators against dis crimination in administration of the laws iu favor of the rich Portugal All Tore Up Again LISBON March 18 action of Acting British Consul Buchanan in hoisting and saluting the British flag in the Shire district has created great excitement here The government in in receipt of advices from Mozambique stating that Buchanan had with him a large force of natives well armed and officered by Europeans The govern ment has formally protested to England against Buchanans act The British lega tion here is strongly guarded to prevent an attack upon it by the excited populace The cabinet is in session ABBREVIATEO TELEGRAMS Base ball at St 11 Chicago 15 i Three building were destroyu Sunday j uuiht at Gamer la causing a loss of 000 insurance The will of the late John T L1r ol Chicago shows that he was worth TViOOU He leaves it till to his rela ives Jauies P Joy a lumber iroker of Chi cago hns assigned Tho liabilities are place at aud assets lit fJSOTO A gang of counterfeiters has cap tured at iag W W iacludng their outfit and SJOoO m t osu oiu Columbia X was left in total uarkneas Moniay night Th electric lights were turned off owing to luigatiou txAssini ijman Daniel W ot New York lias obtained a vinlict o 000 damages agnmst liw NVw Yuen UVrd inr libel Ocar Hill of Clay iounty A a ditxl Sunday ol liyunjloliia proiiunxi i y biteot a nogiv with wnom lit mut a light weeks ago Puurmaclsis in Smith DakuM r mu ch troiiilei prouibtoi laws ot that state auu aro to Uv p no liquors at er May 1 The jury ut Axhlaml Wis in tli Hurley bniK roubory iiui in wucii CisUi r P nin Is defctiiniit hris Iwn out since Suuirday night and r nhed no voniet The AngiOAtiKTicau liivostin n oo npiuv Im bougut a tract of irouin in tCiiins ani wiji vstibnsh Mereou an ugricjlnrHl train iig scliuol foyouns Enclisiimen At Carrollloii Ala K D proiDiucnt lawyer die i wuio on his kuics leading in pniycr in Suud iy scliDol His was c uad by hoarl dioasi Jlrt KatoOU a learhcr in the public scho Is at Citicumati commit til Sunday night liy shoo tlirougli the head Doiiondeoe lausd hy ilihiakh hvuuli nl ui K IK councy Iiiion court lions op n1 un I ail pers w ri on n intact atT tlier suijiu sion to be forordul wliicli itpti oycd the court house tienry Letzctt of U Uford la hns iirrested for tut in tigocounty ihat stato of n mini who had been in his em ploy The murder was committed four years a o Slugger Sullivan is in luck Tho sentence of a yiar mmccoumy jai oi ilrion county Miss has Ken annuliil by the state supreme court ou tho ground of defective indictment A new trial is ordenM I n w utMItAt O ClllCAQO Murcli 17 QujtarioiiM on rh hoard of trade tuday were as followm Whca No 3 March opened and close I 8 May opcne I closed M4c July Trajf closed OTD opened xj closcl May npeneil closed July opvn d closed 3114 o March opened and closed all Slay opened cloed JuJy opcne Zlc closed iVA Pork March 8104O clostd 11 30 May ocened an I closed ilu 0 July closed LardMarch WO closed gti 2K 1iveatoc following were the quota tions at the Union stock yards opened n od ratcly active but with prices ya lower light grades S415 435 rough packing mixed lots ins 430 heavy inland shipping lot Q485 CattleMarket weak bee von S 500 bulk 430 stackers aud feeders owa and mixed 350 corn fed Texans J200a370 arm mutto s 09 corufed westerns SiOC 68 lambs 50S650 Produce Elgiu One creameries 2 323 dairies treeh packing etock 4 5c fresh 13c pisr doz Dressed i lUc per lb turkejs 10allc per lb geetc per lb Peer ess 33g35 icr bu Uiauty of Hebron 3Sa per but Burbaka per Illinois potaloes goo to fancy Ap 11 tancy per libL Cran belt and cherries tBMSt 90U per bbl New York NEW YORK March 2 rrd March do April 87He do May do June Corn No 2 mitd cash do March 3BHc do April 37c do May JatsQuiet No a mired 27Kc cash do Mar 27c nal bnt strong mesa 0 for iew d steady May June SU48 Live stock and Hrm foat grades and higher steers comm n to prime S f 1 0 tSs choice and extra 8510 5 30 biille and co 8 S1TOS330 Sheep Active firm and lOc higher year Un B higher year ling live hx 9 100 ftn Tlie French Cabinet Too Strong LONDON March general opinion at the continental capitals is that the new French ministry is a strong one Indeed its strength is regarded as its only objection able feature menacing as it does its har mony and unanimity of policy ID eluding DeFreycmet himself the cabinet comprises four expremiers and the predict ion is tree fun wci r CREAM superiorexcrllene proven 3 of homes tor more than nquarterof a century tt a uwd by tbe United States Government En dorsed I f Uf of tlie great Lnh fttbe Purest and Healthful Dr Prices Crei0i BW g Power docs not tanFnccfaao 8uLot A   

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