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Logansport Pharos (Newspaper) - March 24, 1890, Logansport, Indiana LOGANSPOBT DAILY PHABO8 15TH YE Alt MONDAY EVENING MAitCH 24 1890 NO 281 JOHM GRAYS Gomel Owing to the disagreeable weather of lSt week we have conciudecl to continue our sale of Ladies in ior Another Weok p s New Ooocls will be nUdcu to tho stock this week A SECBETLYSLAIN Kara Chapter of a Michigan Crime Mystery TEE SBOOTIHGOF DE M FOSDIOK UOISE Monday March 24th Dan McCarthys Co IN TR1IE1 IRISH HEARTS iwi iiuuBt of with llii II Irisii 1lays original Now York cast ineiy MichaiUcnl Meets NiVv MUSIC NEW SONGS NEW DANCES fil Inili Lanjruave A icnulno lrh iipe 1layiT y iiifSH mil public llio best Irish Uriuim ever wrHton Followed by tho Assassination of His Brother Who Was Suspected of the First Perpetrator Comes and Gicrt ami Leaves No Trace JExcopt Footprints Leading to a tlons of tlie Startling und Mysterious Felony KALAJUZOO Mich March mys tery of tie attempted murder oil Dr Mar vin Fosdick on Feb 11 has been deepened by the coldWooded murder Friday night of his brother Albert Fosdick who was accused of shooting thu doctor tried therefor and ac quitted The two brothers have lived on section 1 A lamena township for twentyfive where their parents died eighteen leaving to them jointly a farm at The two brothers never ould agree about the management of the arm and finally Albert bought liia brother ut giving a mortgage on the place He did lot lift the mortgage and the farm went jack to the doctor Albiirt being permittsd o reside in tho house for 0113 yoar which nearly up when the shooting of Dr Fos dick took place It WOK these known busi less transactions and the fact that with Dr Fosdick out of the way the farm would go o Albert that caused suspicion to fall on he latter wiien tho attempt was made ou tlie Lectors iifa Shut TCIirougU tlie Brain Or Kosdick spent Friday eveniug until 10 clock at tho house of a neighbor Mr lampboll He says that when he came home he immediately retired There were but the wo men in tho house as they kept no serv When the doctor arose Saturday morning Ue wont to tho room in which he vas sittiagwlion the attempt was rnado to assassinate him and there found his brother sitting in a chair stone doivl with two bullet oes in his licad one of tlie shots flavin gone clear through Albert had either fallen isleup while reading a paper and been shot tvhile usluep or tho murderer had shot him wlule vending for the newspaper was found ng on the floor as it had dropped from hU lush of Roses AT 12thSt Drue Store URNJTURE HICKS THE LOWEST Our Designs are Minn Allov but the Best Workmanship Til to Leave our Salesroom For sale I Uroiulwiy North street For mile Spear street For snlc 1 Spear street lesirable dwellings on ens lcsirnblo residences on COBI r li desirable residences on ilcsirablc rcsldeaeu at 802 1 tlesi ruble residence on west Fu ili 1 ruble resulance on lippcwa und Initt streets Ior tvfuit iity property for fnrms For radr farms for city property tor trade farms for all londs of mer of ilry Iooils to trade for a trrdt for for A suCli of boots anl shoes U stood farm fVr trade a worth S500 resUience Irr side i brick residence ou the Jviitlisile with three lots located on tin roal Tor sdf x stone nnd livick residence with i buiisiess room Will rent at S10 per moith F e ist Si ou the invi For side t M i dwellings on street will onng 10 per cent i resiiieuco ou Columbia St west depot residence on Osage street for siH at SI TOO rent u brick residence X0527 or for sale cm easy payments tUunrs enquire of IJclievcil Uis Brother Guilty Dr Fosdick believed that it was his brother who had shot at him and in tho last conversation lie over had with him he told aim so TUU brothers lived along in the samo house each attending to Ms own wants anil sinco tho conversation noted above which occurred a week ex changed a word Tho fact that his brother had been acquitted of tho attempt on his life did not convinco the doctor tliat he was in nocent it was simply a caso of nol proven to him The death of Albert if Dr Fosdick is not tho uinrderer seems to prove tbnt Albert was innocent of the at tempt on the doctor Who Is tho Oiiilty One Tho coroners inquest developed the fol lowing facts On tbo lock opening to Dr Fosdicks room a piece of paper was found pasted carefully over tha keyhole with queei hieroglyphics upon it in explanation o which Dr Fosdick says that on going to Kidaumroo Thursday ha was afraid som one might enter his room and ho had placei this paper over the lock as a precaution In his room is a trunk in which were found tho doctors clothes among which were the trousers worn by him Saturday evening showing spots oE human blood Tho blooc spots were also found in his bed Dr Fos dick however tells a straightforward story as to bis whereabouts and explains the facts an to the spots of blood found upon his clothing and the suspicion that he had killed Albert in revenge for the attempt on his own Hfeof which he believed his brother guilty is nob a strong one Was There Woman In the Case Albert Fosdick had an unenviable reputa tion in tha neighborhood for licentiousness and various stories are afloat connecting him with several married women It is claimed now that ho had said to intimate friends that the reason hu told conflicting stories sis to his whereabouts at the time his brother was shot was that he was then in company of a married woman and that to screen her he told several lies It is believed by many that some man with whose wife Albert had been intimate has done the das tardly deed and tho theory that was urged at tho time of the shooting of Dr Fosdick the assassin intended to killed Albert aud mistook 0110 for tho urged now with much vigor by many of tho citizens Tho Verdict The verdict ot the coroners jury was that Albert came to his death ironi a pistol shot in the hands of an unknown person and for an unknown cause Tha authorities have been on the ground all day and are still hunting for clews but no arrests have been made The country is groatly excited and hundreds of pooplo visited the scene of the tragedy yesterday and every person has a theory of liis own Dr Fosdick offers a re ward of SiOU for the discovery of the mur derer of his brother There was no snow upon the ground the last snow having dis appeared and left the ground in a soft muddy condition which froza during the night and no tracks could be discovered on or about the farm that would give any clew to thu murderer FOOTPRINTS IN THE MUD Traced far Enough to Show That a Striuicer Bid Not Make Thou gentleman who arrived here from Ahneua last night said that while mak ing an investigation of the grounds around the IIOUSB large footprints were discovered in the soft ground leading directly from the door through which the murderer made his escape They wero followed down to the edge of the wooded swamp and from there i they led by a circuitous path over to a place on road that is known as Wilsons Cross ing They were lost altogether when the road was struck A measurement of tho prints shows that they were made by large boots but what is still mora uotabla is tbe circumstance that ttia owner of the boots made his way through the swamp Well Acquainted with the Grouud i It is proved that he was thoroughly acij quaintod with the country or he would ted the offiesrs to go tnrougii ttte rest or is wardrobe They did so but found noth g Reputatlon of the Dead Man This is a strange tragedy nnd the strangsst art of it is that there are few circumstances r facts that may lead to the discovery of is assassin Albert Fosdick had been county urveyor of Von Buren county for seven aind half years and had always borne a good sputation throughout the county except as jeutioned above as tohis liaisons As county urveyor his business led him all over that art of the countryand he met many people mong whom it is said were numerous sius eptibla women who became smitten with ini He was known as a ladykiller and is numerous wooings caused much bitter ess Whether the work was done by a man r woman or by both man and woman is upen to discussion The Attempt on Dr JTosflick The shooting of Dr Fosdicik of which Al was accused occurred on Feb IL The wouldbe assassin stood just the one vindow to the room in which the doctor vas sitting and fired two barrels ol a shot gun into his victims face and neck The was not over six or seven feet aud md the miscreant been a good marksman lis victim would have been disfigured for ife As it was his shoulder was badly and it was feared for a time that he would bse an eye TO REST AT OAKLAND en Crooks Remains JTorwarued to His Final Resting Place CHICAGO March closing chapter of the record of Maj Gen George Crooks connection with the west was written yester day morning when relatives and friends omrades and excomrades in arms gathered from far and near around the bier in the parlor of tho Grand Pacific to breathe a final farewell to all that was mortal of the great Indian fighter and then to escort re mains on the first stage oC the journey to the grave in Maryland soil From 6 a m until I p m the body lay in state and a constant stream of people filed post to look on the face of the dead Services Over tUo The funeral services wore conducted by Rev Dr McPherson Presbyterian Rev Dr Clinton Locke Episcopal Professor Swing and Dr Thomas Hayes and Judge Walter Q Gresham representing tho Loyal Legion occupied seats at tho foot of tho cosjfet Facing the head of the cas ket wore some two hundred members of tha Loyal Legion from this city Milwaukee Omaha St Paul and Cincinnati together with the personal staff of the late general the official and personal triends the de ceased being gathered in the communicating parlors Mrs Crook who bore up bravely during the exercises escorted by Webb C Hayes and Mrs Reed her sister by Lieut Kenno Tho Funeral Varade Eulogies were pronounced on the dead soldier by Dr McPborson and Professor Swing each of which was an eloquent trib ute to his menior3r and at the close of the services the remains wera escorted to tho Baltimore and Ohio station by the four reg iments of the National Guard the Loyal Le gion and the Grand Army of the Republic The procession was over a quarter of a mile in length and the sidewalks were packed with spectators many of whom bared their heads as the catafalquepassed by Two special ears were attached to the 3 p m ex press one being occupied by Mrs Crook Mrs Eeed their friends and the military es cort aud the other by the casket and the guard of honor The Cenerals Brother Stricken Walter Crook of Dayton O a brother of A HEADLESS BODY Decapitation of a Man by a Lo comotive 8IUGU1AE ESCAPE OF HIS PEZEITD for M M GORDON unl Keui Estate Agent Room KlToit Block Logonsport Ind the dead general while on his way in a street car to the hotel Sunday morning with his brother John was suddemly taken ill with indications of apoplexy He was quickly conveyed to the hotel and shortly after re vived although it was not considered safe for him to bo present at tha services The remains go to Oakland Md FLACK FOUND GUILTY FIRE FIRE NO PIREI FIRE SEVENTH POIN Von should react THE Cm CACO DAILY XBVS because rji it stand in the way Its l really the cheapest thins on i earth One cent means prac j tioliy you spend j it Thcnyoumaymslceit meau i greit acconjinj as ycu J invent A thing is cheap if i ccstslttle and is worth much THE NEWS is like graph frtim the world ta ycur briiii To keep it in con stri ing order costs yoc but onecec l adfiy Thalswhy its u render a grtat service for an insigniEt cant price circulation is 330000 a a million a it costs by 35 cts i four months a Jaf never havo undertaken to escape by that routo ou a dark night A mistake would havo meant detection for a diversion of a few feet from the linei tie traveled would have precipitated him into a mire from which escape would have been difficult It is almost certain now tlmt ths murder took place before 10 p m Friday and men who know Fosdick say that it would have been impossible even if be had fallentisleep for a man to come through the door and steal up to hu chair without awakening him and then as he was brave to o fault there would have beon a struggle A TMurdeirous Social Call For that reason there are people who be lieve that his murderer called as if paying social visit nnd then ufrder the pretext of ooking at the paper na was reading got Ioso to his chair and blew out bis brains fhere are no evidences that a struggle oo jurred Blood spurted firom the wouiaJs in immense quantities and stained the waUs md floor in evary direction The murderer nust have received his share of ths gore on lis clothes Yesterday Dr Fosdiok iibited for the sheriffs inspection tha suit JWW wmje ac Caiapaejrj and jijotf The Crooked New York iSheriCCondeinned Enterprising Reporter YORK March W L Flack son of Sheriff Flack testified in his fathers be half Saturday He said he had heard his father and mother quarrel and later his father had told him that he and his wife had agreed to a divorce Still later his mother had corroborated this statement Witness had not known of his fathers liaison with Mrs Raymond until it fame out in the case This closed the evidence The arguments oc cupied the remainder of tho day The jury listened to tho judges charge at 7 p mond then retired and at came in with a of guilty against all the A Flack his son William L aud Joseph Meeks An Eavesdropping Reporter About p m a World worth detected concealed be hind a screen in the jury room He was brought before the juilge for punishment but the judge said there was no law cover ing ths case and after compelling him to give up his notes Choate was permitted to go The jury in its verdict against Flack and his abettors recommended them to mercy Immediately after the verdict was announced a reporter stepped up to Will Flack and asked him if he had any opinion to express Young Flack raised his arm threateningly and replied Bet away from me or Ill smash you It want nothing to do with you or any of your kind The Iowa DBS MOJSES la March house Saturday did business without a quorum consisting principally of the presentation of memorials aud introduction of bills A resolution was ruled out in tho senate in structiag tha election commit tee to frame an Australian election bill by not later than March 23 A bill was introduced to provide uni form text books for the schools Gaudaur Wins a Boat Race JACKSONVILLE Flo Karen Gaudaur Teneycfc and Hosmer rowed a race yesterday afternoon on the St Johns river at Mandarin sixteen miles this city Gaudaur was handicapped three boatlengths ou account of his recent victories He won tho race easily Harnrn second Teneyck third Hosmer last fVasuburne Oi t of the Bace CHICAGO March Wash burne who a week aijo announced that he would be a candidate against Representa tive Adams for the Bepublican nomination for congress in the Fonirth district now an nounces that owing to purely personal mat ters it will be impossible for him to continue in the contest He Slaves ills life by Hanging Cuder a Trustle His Corioui Prairie rlre9 Out Drowning Accident Rivers Booming in SoutU Car Mlu Killed la a Collision PtTTSBURG Pa March headless body was found 1UO feet below the tracks of the Pittsburg Western railroad Saturday morning near Duck Run Junction section a few feet distant was the severed head Ou investigation it was found that the dead man had been knocked olE the trestle by a freight train The head was cut from the body and the severed trunk and head ivent rolling down the highway blow It was a borrible sight With him the dead man had a friend and when the latter saw the train approach ing he lowered himself between the ties and hung on with a desperate grip till the train passed The sight of the body of his friend overcame him and he too fell below The strange part tha story is that ho was ap parently uninjuaed He was sesn to fall lie still a minute or two and then get to his feet look at the mangled body of his friend md start on a brisk run from the spot THE OHIO BOOMING AGAIN A 1rospect of Sixty Feat at Cincinnati Four 1coplt Drowned CINCINNATI March tributaries of La Belle Riviere started on the rampage again Friday bight tho late rains having set the Allegheny Monougahela Kanawka Big Sandy and other streams to climbing the banks at an almost unprecedented rate At this point at midnight last night the guage showed Sftyflve feet three inches and rising at all the points above which it is expected will make sixty feet here This will drive the water back upon Second street Merchants in the part of the city are already pre paring for tho emergency by removing their joods from cellars and placing them on the upper floors 1iiSal Capsizing of a Skiff A drowning accident occurred yesterday afternoon on the Kentucky side of the river by the upsetting of a skill Four people lost their lives Their names are William Kia ney Peter McGiimis Peter McCarthy und Joibn Eurk The latter was only 9 years of age Their skiff was caught in tho current and capsized FATAL PRAIRIE FIRE IN KANSAS Two 1orsons XOSB Their Farm Houses Burned WICHITA Kas March prairie fire broke out yesterday morning IHteen miles nortbeast of here and devastated twenty square miles ot territory before it was checked Ton farm houses with barns are known to have been destroyed The total loiis is estimated at Ernest Rey uolds and his 10yearold son were fatally burned in attempting to save their property Several others wore seriously burned The conflagration is supposed to have bean the work of an incenili uy DENVEK Colo March Ji prai rie fires are ragiiig in the eastern section of tilii state Already the flames havn swept over 50OCO acres in Yuma eastern Arap rhoe and Kit Carson counties and they are still spreading rapidly fed by the dry buf falo grass and stubblu In the vicinity of Elurlingtou on the Rock Island road many buildings and large quantities of baled hay are reported destroyed The heaviest lossfs are reported south of Buloit a small settle ment near the Clieyeuno county line in Kit Carson county MET ON THE SAME TRACK A Railway Collision in Which Three Per sons Lost Their BUFFALO N Y March train No 20C from Rochester to Portage and freight train No 2S from Clean to Rochester on the Western New York nnd Pennsylvania railway met on the same track Saturday about a half mile north of Portage while running rapidly Bjth en gines were demolished The killed are Phil Eiley Rochester freight brakeman an en gine wiper of Nu nda name unknown Fire man Frank Ewart of the passenger engine Two ladies Injured Among the injured are two ladies names unknown W H Godfrey conductor J W Warner engineer of the passenger train and John Stout engineer of the freight train The cause of the accident is reported to be the fault of the telegraph operator D C Neil at Roseburg who made a mistake in train orders Neil should have held the freight train at Portage but did not do so AN ILLINOIS TOWN RAVAGED Destroy Ten New 15 ui 111 ings Causing a Loss of Over S5OOOO MINNEAPOLIS Minn March Trib une special from Hamilton Ills says The main business portion of this town was de stroyed by flre about 3 oclock yesterday morning Two negroes who had returned from a coon hunt about discovered the flre in a new block of business houses and in a few moments the flames were spreading to adjacent buildings A Call on Keokuk The Keokuk Sre department responded to a telephone message but were unable to do any good on account of lack of water In nn hours time ten new buildings wero in ashes The loss on buildings and goods is estimated between 550000 and part ly covered by insurance Deat rnctlve Cyclone in South Carolina CHABIOTTE N C March special to the Chronicle from Chester S C says a destructive cyclone passed over the village of Edgemoore near Chester Saturday aft ernoon Fourteen houses were blown down a negro named James Miller was killed and several persons seriously injured Tho roof of the Georgia Carolina Northern railroad depot was blown half a mile away Robinson Brothers establishment and Dickeys drug store were totally demolished A new church was also destroyed WET GOODS SALE Water to be Sacrificed for or Quality Sal e now going on Ouealys Old Stand 2 Doors South ot Our Old Room Glassworks at Cfimtoa O Burned PiTTSBCHQ special to The Times from Canton O says The Canton glassworks were totally destroyed by flre yesterday morning The works were among the largest and most successful in the coun try Loss insurance Two hundred workinBHen are thrown out of em l ploymenc Sre j Kemmler Notified of fate ACBURX N Y March Kemmler was yesterday officially notified j by Warden Durston of the Auburn prison j ot the decision rendered in his case at Al bauy Kemmler displayed no signs of un j easiness and the only question he asked was I when he would be taken away AK Statue to Columbus WJLSHISOTOX CUT March house committee on the library has authorized a favorable report on the senate resolution ap propriating for the erection of a bronze statue of Christopher Columbus at the western entrance of the Capitol grounds Been Milking Their j KIKGSTOS N Y March state j milt inspectors have caused the arrest within I the past few days of a number of milk men in villages and cities along the Hudson on the charge oC adulterating milk Tinas of were paid in each case A California Judge Indicted SAM DIEGO Cala March grand jury has found indictments against HUM Aitken for felony and perjury in documents falsifying judgment rolls and for other offences Four amcts bmn made LUDLOW STREET BASTILE tfot at All a Had Lodging if You Hnve n Ilanlc Account NEW YORK March committee of tae state senate is now engaged in this city investigating the method of running the iherifTs office aud many lawyers are testify ing that it costs money to do business with hat official if it is required that the busi iess be done promptly The most interest ing feature of tho inquiry so far however 15 where it touches the administration of Ludlow Street jail Among the witnesses examined on this branch of the subject Sat urday was Henry S Ives who has just been released from confinement in that hostile Cost lllm SIOOOO for Privileges Ives swore that he had received certain privileges in going outof jail and would tiave remained out of jail altogether if he have afforded it This was exclusive f what he had paid Warden Keating Dur ing the time Stayner and Iveswere in prison Keating had received Ives had had typewriters stenographers and a servant at the jail They had first paid a week nnd by reducing tho scale of living he got she rates reduced by stages of S200 100 down to When ha wanted to go to the funeral of a relative he had person ally given Keating A Soft Thing for Young Keating He hod made a complaint to Keating ibout an incivility of a servant and Keat ing told him to go into the cell division of the jail if ho didnt like it He was then paying Keating a week They had played poker but ho did not believe it was i illowed by the rules He did not see Stephen Keating do any cleaning about the jail but understood he was at college Young Keat ing was on the city payroll for cleaner at E60 a mouth j Some Other Similar Cases George P Platt in tho lumber business testified tu giving McGonigle Eor going around to look for bondsmen when he was arrested in a civil suit Ho was out with McGoniglo only two hours Commission merchant Mcllvaney told how McGonigle had receivui various sums of money for keeping Eli Thorp an inventor Mit of jail SPLENDID STAYING QUALITIES Developed uy a Bndly Used Wife Who Wanted an Explanation CHICAGO March Judge Hortons court Saturday Mrs Cornelia Mershon was an applicant for a divorce from her husband John Mershon and hsr testimony is calcu lated to give her a reputation for qualities of endurance which would indicate her abil ity to stand before John L Sullivan for any number of rounds A year or so after her marriage she was called to tho bedside of a sister who was ill and it was two years be fore she retured home Wanted an Explanation I came back early one morning said Mrs Mershon and found the gate tied up hard and fast with wire I got a box and stepped over the fenca My husband came out and Isaid John why whats the mat ter You must make some explanation Then he went at me and knocked me six or feet I got up and came back and said Now really John what does this mean you must make some explanation Yes HI make an explanation says he and he struck me in the face and knocked me al most as far as across this room But John Didnt Explain I got up again and went around to the back door and was just getting up on a box to get in the window when he appeared Now John says I you have got to make some sort of explanation What is the mat ter Then he went at me again and beat oie until I couldnt stand up so I sat down on a pail to rest and he kicked the pail out from under me and I fell to the ground he explain asked the lawyer he didnt After this most remark able story of Mrs Mershons staying quali ties had been related several other witnesses were introduced to corroborate the stories of cruelty Mrs Mershos will get a decree Bismarck Accepts and Declines LOSDOX March Standards Ber lin special says it is reported that Prince Bismarck has accepted the rank of colonel general of cavalry but has declined the title of Duke of Lanenburg Dined with Count Herbert BERLIN March 24 prince of Wales and his son Prince George dined yesterday with Count Herbert Bismarck The Empress Frederick received Prince and Princess Bis marck Saturday The Weather We May Expect WASHINGTON Crrv March follow ing are the weather indications for thirty six hours from 8p m yesterday For Iowa Knd i southerly winds warmer t weather For Michigan and Cloudy weather and rain southeasterly winds warmer For weather followed Monday evening by light rain and general i rain Monday night and Tuesday morning southeasterly winds warmer NEWS OFTHE STATE A Wabash College Orator Heavy Disgrace in WHEEE HE LlOT A PRIZE ORATION State Capital ISase Hull Cranks Wroth uiul Will Not We Frightful Kflccta of n JiitroClyccrlue Explosion A 3Iun Joker Wlio Tried to Shoot His Wife Miscellany CRAWPOJIUSVILIE Ind March Martin of this city and a senior oE Wabash College took the S40 Baldwin prize last Tuesday evening His was a remarkably lino one though poorly delivered V P Cain of Danville Ills was marked highest by two judges but the third judgn marked llirtin so high that he was awarded the prize It is now known that Martin obtained his speech word for word from the interstate prize oration de livered by R M La Follette of Wisconsin it Iowa City in 1879 La Follette now rep resents tbo Madison district in congress and is a cousin of the plagiarist P Cain who delivered a polished oration on Law and the People is now considered the Bald win prize orator BEREFT OF BASE BALL Brush Sells tlie Capital Club and Indian apolis Ragen INDIANAPOLIS March result of tha negotiations of the League magnates at New York has at last been announced and it is the death of the Indianapolis club which is swallowed up by the New Yorkers Presi dent Day of the Giants having purchased the franchise The best of the players will be transferred to New York What price was paid is not known but it is understood that Brush got a small fortune This leaves the League with what it so ardently desired only eight clubs and as soon as thn deal was consummated an eightclub schedue was adopted Unt the Cranks Are Wroth In this city denunciations arc being heaped upon John B Days head and also on that of Brush The ball directors are very mad about the sale of the club as well as all the citizens generally Director Charley Meyer especially is mod and doesnt care who knows it He denounces Days actions as conte mptible and every man in town is with Meyer in his opinion only believing that stronger words should be used One man said The people of Indianapolis have not understood the class of men that are the leading magnates They have supposed that Brush was opposing honorable and square men tout awaken to learn that he was combating with cutthroats who deal in underhand methods This town has had enough of the League Every crank in it hopes now to see the Brotherhood victori ous in the THE DEADLY NITRO GLYCERINE Mather A Man Blown to Atoms and and Child Killed DECATCR Ind March man named Barr was blown to atoms aud a mother and her babe were instantly killed by an explo sion of nitroglycerine near Stone a small station south of this city Barrs horses were also killed and his wagon torn into splinters The explosion dug up a circle of ground about sixty yards in diameter tore the windows from the house in which the dead woman was sitting with her child and wrought general havoc Xothing left bat Sbredi of Clcub No traces of either the man or horses are to be found excepting small pieces of flesh hanging upon the trees remote from the spot where the explosion occurred The detona tion was heard miles away and hundreds of people flocked to the seem of the ter riblej occurrence This is the second acci dent which has occurred in this state grow ing out of tho hauling of nUroglyceriue overland the first having been near Boons boro about two years ago when two men and a were blown to pieces J Make It Xo Joke for Him WABASH Ind March Weas ner a wellknown young man son of Allen Weesner has been arrested charged with the crime of attempted wife murder Weesner upbraided his wife at the suppsr table i charging her with being intunatj with other j men On his producing a revolver the j woman took alarm and fled to the home of a j neighbor Weesner followed and finsd sev era shots at her bnt she escaped On being landed hi jail here Weesner treated the matter as a joke and claimed that the shoot ing was done with a toy pistol Mrs Wees ners reputation is spotless educator of stato reputation a minister of the Methodist Episcopal church und super intendent of the Marion public schools died at his residence here Professor was 50 years ot ago and 1or thi last twenty years had been prominently idontillixl witli the educational interests of Indiana The Twelfth Flre Vlrtliu INDIANAPOLIS March Will iam Jones who was taken from the wreck of the BowenMerrill building Tuesday morning isdeadmakng the twelfth victim The other injured lirenvu will probably re cover The relief fund now reaches SSyWO and subscriptions are still coming in rapidly A Farmer Striken It lllch Ind D Koonlz a prominent man residing live miles west of here has cinated no little excitement here by exhibiting a quantity of gold oiv found on his farm Experts pronounce the old gouu irie and a company will bo formed to vulop the Held Left a Fortune by Their Vnrio MAIITISSVILLE Ind March A R Murphy J O Patrick and A O Pat rick of Spcncar have been left a very largo sum of money by their uncle a wealthy mine owner of California They will receive 0000 Hoosier News Notts Columbus is excitxsd over an adventure with mad dogs Two of them ran through the streets biting several other dogs and iwo horses In killing them Deputy Sheriff Dennisou had a very narrow escape from ixsicg uitten his heavy bootleg alone saving nim While digging a grave for Mrs Wellmsiu Brumfleld at Wabasb the diggers struck rock three feet below the surface and the body aad to be placei in the hearse and taken back home The men who have purchased the Indiaa apolis gas plants say that they hope to natural gas to Chicago in the near future The wife of David Harkuess a miner lin ing naar Brazil committed suicide by shoot ine liod by PoUou and Pistol BALTIMORE Md March daid body of Benjamin K Sanders was found at Canton yesterday morning with a bullet hole in his head A pistol was grasped in liis right hand and two umpty bottles labelled laudanum were found in the pockets which led to the conclusion that the man was fully determined to die aud use two means to accomplish that end Sanders was 25 years of age and was to liuve been married week to a Miss Mills of his native place Jolucd the Church and Suicided MINNEAPOLIS Minn March L Baker a prominent real estate dealer of this city and expolice commissioner com mitted suicide yesterday morning after his return from church by shooting He used a pistol placing the barrel in his mouth He joined the Fourth Baptist church a weeks ago and this isi thought to have un settled hi mind He leaves a wife but no children The Preslden Back at His Pout WASHINGTON CITV March President Harrison returned from his ducking trip into Maryland Saturday He was quits liuccessful and brought home a well filled bag of the webfooted game WCf OH f PURE CREAM Death of an Educator MABIOX Ind March K Waltz aa Its superior excellence proven m miUioJH ot homes for more than H quarter of a century It is used by the United StRtee Government En dorsed by the Beads of the great a the Strongest Purest and most Healthful Dr PriceB Cream Belting Powder doei not 1 contain Ammonia Lime or Alum Sold only 1 in cans PRICE BAKING POWDER CO New fork Chlcagn San Tranctooo to
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