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   Logansport Pharos (Newspaper) - March 28, 1890, Logansport, Indiana                                LOGANSPOBT DAILY PHAROS 15TE YEAK FBIDAY EVENING 28 1890 NO 2m JOHM GRAYS Owing to the disagreeable weather of last week we have concluded to continue our sale of Lais Moil Underwear I or Another Week P S Goods will be added to the stock this week 0 I2thSt DrugStore VI DISH FOR IT CYCLOMCHAVOC Louisville Ky Laid Waste by the Tornado APPALLING LOSS OF HUMAN LIFE Most Frightful Calamity Since the Cat aclysm That Strewed the Cone maugh Valley with Corpses Communication with tho City Al most of iiu Eye Add Awful Features to tile Disaster D IOlANri O PHIS A IHIrSK XVM llil MANAOEfl SATURDAY MARCH 29 Tlio Talk of tho Town SUCCHS i KlBOtric SUCCESS SlCCKSS Triumphant SUCCESS srrcKs uiLuHtic SLOCESS OHAS ARNOLD iiCLcsr5 jV Of Clll S THE it iiCLcsr5 jVit known in tho tmniils Of CllllMJfO The Ui pnuUcai proof that could possibly he ailnrilrfl of tntcnisu upprc ititiuu tcstvi hr the piililio in tbe opening pevlorm iniv of Huns was tfivcn last u fclu hull holism crowded from Iloor to him to tho city auJ ileatiou tf r nlixod and the tribute to st rimy ability nmx1 iu spontaneous tticcr whuh continually reechoed throughout t been Iniiklintr iJnatic ans Lulabv Pleasures Await You my av Blind Mails Bull Little Gco ijfi1 Ujjbv lAies The Spirit of the Lake Tha IMisv Chain Aiil tinInm i uu tif tho famous St Uer dun iU f PrUri Halcunv Jc iPartjuet 50i f 7k Scats sitlont Keesllnjfa FURNITURE PRICES THE LOWEST Our Designs are New Niii1 tiiiC liu1 Iost WorKUHiisliip Vllowil to Leave our Salesroom J IV Ucndwi i KODNEY STRUS Strain Call Promptly Attended to Day or Night No lit NOTICE Bids will be received at the Northern Hospital for Insane till 12 oclock m April loth 1S9O to construct oOGO feet of picket fence materials be ing furnished to contractors Specifications may be seen at trie Hospital after this date Bv order of the Beard JOS G ROGERS Med Supt March 25th 189O New Albany and Jeffersonville in the Path of the Destroyer of Lives Crushed OutMetropolis Ills Ravaged and Turned into a Other Towns Vis ited by he Hurricane Which Leaves Man fled Huinunity and Razed Homes in Its Path Frightful Explosion at Chicago ViNciixKEK Ind March From 500 to 1JW peoplo ure bolioved to have been killed in Louisville by a cycloau which struck tho place yesterday afternoon The meager in formation obtained lieiv regarding the aw ful calamity came in tin shape of a tele graphicbulletin from New Albany just be fori tliu wire were completely prostrated by the hlet nnd snow which lies been falling throughout this section for lioiirs Every possiile Lllort lias bean made by telegraph ami ruilroiul companies to reach Louisville and Ni w Albany by wire but the storm has cjmplFtely stopped all communication FRIGHTFUL DEVASTATION iwful from the Storms dreds Killed iiucl Injurud IcLisvuiK Ky March tornado visitei this vicinity evening creating feiirful havoc and destruction of lite An estimate of tin oaths will rcacvu JeilVrsouvilk nd is reported to have baeiiHvopt b lie storm causing a loss of OUO lives Horror Plleil on Horivii CHICAGO March a speiial to Tho TIernlrl just received from Louisville estimates thu loss of IlfeatriOO The Falls City hull where tho Knights and Ladies of Mouor vere holding a meeting and a dunce was iu progress war completely demolished and but people escaped with their lives Thv VuturtuiutteK Ilcmsted Many of tho wrecked buildings and the debris in tho patU of the tornado caught lire nud many peoplfl were burnod to death is scarcely a wire working out of Louisville and this information was re ceived over u railroad wire from ail office in ho outskirts of the city A Inujgrnpii Tain NKV AIBAVY Ind March tele grnph operator named Arnold crossed the river from Louisville last evening bringing word that a cyclone which struck the west ern portion of that city late in thci afternoon domolibhod thousands of houses aud killed at least 1000 people The operator tells an awful stoiy of the desolation which he wit nessed in a hurried walk in the portions of the ruined district where pcdeiitrianism was possible1 The dead lay by scores iu the ruined buildings the wounded in even greater numbers being seen pinned down under broken timbers hoaps of brick and other A Dozen Feoplo Burning Alive At one portion ot the devastated district several frame houses had been crushed into a heap tlio wreck taking fire Rogers de clares that not Jess tbnn a dozen men women and to be seen fast among the broken timbers burning to death The horrified spectators lied from tho awful scene being utterly powerless to render any aid In the next struct eight frame cottages had been blowu tlat to the ground aud every one of Che people who inhabited them is to have perished Itoivs u Houses Wreeketi rows of brick and frame houses were to bo seen in ruins ou every baud and timuy thousands of people frxnu portions of tho city which had not devastated were on hand doing what little they could to suc cor tlio injured and rescue the dead Am bulances aud express nngons by tha score were being utilised to convey tho dead and injured from tho ruined distric t aud overy living physicianin tha city was hard at work giving aid to tho wound ad Arnold was so terribly overcome by tlia awful scenes lie witnessed that he was unable to give a clear account of tho area devastated by tho cyclone beside saying th at blocks upou blocks of the place were utterly de Tho Telegrapb Sllennetl He was at work in the Weste rn Union of lico when tho cyclone struck th i city In a moment every wire was silent r and before long news of the awful catastrophe iu the western part of the city had be en received Many of the operators left the Jacs having relatives in the devastated distri ct and in a few minutes it being imposs ible to com municate with any other telegi Aph station Arnold also departed Out on t he streets he found thousands oil people hur tying to tho wesc end and following the crowd was able to gathar the scattered info raaation con tained in this dispatch Drendful Results at New Vlbany TUis city has also been desc itated by the same deathdealing blast at U ast 200 lives having been lost here JEFFERSONVILLE RAVAGED 100 People Killed an xl Hundreds Injured by the Torn uclo INDIANAPOLIS March report reached here last night from Cark county iu which Jeffersouville is situah xl that the j city was wrecked by a cyclom i yesterday afternoon aud that several him ired people were killed or injured Tits bri ef dispatch conveying this information wis sent from i Charlestown but no one there could give I any details of the calamity A later dis patch places the number kille d there at be i tweeu one and two hundred r tnd says that it j is rumored 60 were killed bufc that the I report is undoubtedly ex 500 or GOO people were in jured many of j them fatally j The Sweep of tlse j Hundreds of houses fell ii i au instant and carried down the occupants to instant death Leaving Louisville the storm crossed the Driver aud begact its terrible work at the river bank sweeping sard through a I populous portion of the cit y nothing in its I path escaping Hundreds ol small buildings and sheds near the rivrir wai e torn to pieces i Strong buildings beyond w ere lifted from their foundations and dash id into shapeless i ruin Churches schools s Sores dwellings i and factories were destroyed lite so many I cob houses aad the traemants toy the wliirlwind Marejy Warned In Time Cbinmeys were broken off and hurled to the streets below among the people flying tor their lives and doubtless adding many to the list of the killed and injured A big wooden factory in tho line of the cyclonea march was crushed the moment the wind struck it and fell on a workingmens board ing house adjoining flattening it to the ground and burying its inmates in the de bris The workmen in the factory were fortunately warned in time and escaped from structure before it fell otherwise fully fifty men would have perished in this building alone Tlic Crash of FallingBuildings Tha crash of falling buildings could be heard across the river fully a minute before the storm reached Jeffersonville and sounded like the discharge of a large num ber of can non and a dark cloud extending from the ground apparently 500 feet upward told too plainly the destroying agency which was at work FEARFUL HAVOC IN ILLINOIS WEST OF THE MISSISSIPPI A MOVE OF MOMENT A Tornado Passes Close to Kansas In South Dakota Reciprocity Plans Of the Fani KANSAS CITY Mo March storm i of fury was general all over the west j era part of Missouri yesterday Dispatches I shoiv thai it is hourly growing worse and the indications that a toruade has passed near this city A special from CUutonlIo says that wind accompanied by rriu visited that city unrooting houses and blowing down outbuildings fences and trees At Montrose Mo two business houses were unroofed and mucii other damage was done American People PEEE TEADEPOETHE HEMISPHERE I Klaiue SuiJ to Have Given tilt Scheme His Approval But He Is Uiplomutleal ly House Passes the Wyoming Admission Kest for this AntiTrust W foster Speaks for Ah Sill Official Notes WASHIXOTUX CITY March tele gram from New York says that The Even ing Post of that city gives prouiiucnee to a which ly re targe umber of lives Ixst Hurt mid Heavy Destruction of Prop erty NASHVILLE Ills March from Little Prairie a settlement five miles south of this place reached town about fl oclock last evening with the intelligence that the village had beea visited by a cy clone and every house iu 1 h3 place demol ished A number of people had been in jured and some it was thought could not recover The messengers had left Little Prairie to obtain aid for the sufferers before the full extent nf the disaster was known and particulars have not yet been re ceived In response to tho summons every physician in Nashville left at once for Little Prairir Oamages at Nttsliville A cloudburst and terrific hailstorm at last evening did about 815000 damage in this city The Tabernacle the largest pub lic building in the city and the twostory brick cooper shop owned by Sawyer Mc Crackeu were demolished No one was hurt Hailstones the size of hens eggs fell by the busbel and caused teams on tho streets to run away Countless fences were blown down and all tha window glass on the west ft ml north sides of the buildings was broken Fatul Effects ut Olney CHICAGO March to TheHer tild state that tho wind was terribly severe in southern Illinois At Olney a number of buildings were demolished and unroofed and many people injured but only two or three fatally Miss M Sponsler was buried in the ruins of her millinery store and seri ously injured She may not recover The building of Mr Mathes was completely crushed and the family buried in tha ruins but all escaped serious injuries except Mrs Mathes who is now in a critical condition CHICAGO March late special says that Metropolis a small village in Illinois about thirtyfive miles from Cairo has been destroyed by the storm ani several hun dred people killed and injured KlsewLero in Illinois CHICAGO March from Jack within sonville Warren Woodstock Dixon Rock ford Marengo and Mt Carmel this state state that a furious storm visited tbose places but none report any destruction of life though property suffered severely A Blizzard to AViud Up March CHCAGO March report that a violent storm of wind hail rain antl snow prevails all over the in some places approaching the fury of a cyclone Heavy snow has fallen in Minnesota and Da kota the fall at Yankton amounting to twelve inches In Kansas Nebraska aud Iowa tho thermometer at a late hour last night showed a drop of 50 degrees since 10 oclock yesterday morning THE BUILDING BLOWN TO BITS Terrific Explosion of Starch Killed a Score CHICAGO March a scora of men were fearfully burnod and bruised aud probably four killed outright last evening by the explosion of starch dust in ths annex of tho sugar refinery at tho foot of Taylor street The building was literally blown to pieces A large section of it landed in the river and the rest is lying in confused heaps for a distance of two blocks Owing to the reticence of the officers of tho sugar refinery and the ignorance of most of their em ployes it is nearly impossible to get any thing liko a complete list of the men who were at work iu the starch building or a cor rect estimate ot the number probably killed Recovery of the Corpses Long after the flames in the rums had been extinguished a body was dug from beneath a huge pile of brick and mortar and sent over to Yeagers morgue on Twelfth street It was so horribly burned and bruised as to be unrecognizable The scattered remains of another body supposed to be tbose of a boy were found by a tire company and turned over to the police and still later third body was found The driving storm of sleet and snow that set in shortly after the explosion made it impossible for the fire men to continue tlieir search for bodies last night Part LiM of the Victims The dead ars four in number and all un known The names of the wounded so far as they could be ascertained areas follows Dr Arnold Behr general superintendent of the refinery fearfully burned Henry Hu beldt foreman arms face neck head and feet die John Smith laborer burned aud that he in haled hot air and that his lungs are affected die Oscar Schaste laborer face neck aud arms burned almost raw Pete Gerbardt laborer fearfully cut by flying bricks aud timber and burned About twenty other employes were burned anrj bruised more or less seriously A fireman nome unknown was blown to the edge of the river where he was picked up by a tug man He was badly bruised about the head 3Jen Ulisstrjg Reports obtained last night show that at leasttwelve lien are missing Those whose names have been learned are as follows and they are all beJieved to be dead Albert Hess Frank Walliali Prank Tieman August Tie man Peter Schrader Mike Hauer and Frank Graff all employes of the refinery The Iowa Legislature DES MOISES la March housa yesterday morning unanimously passed the bill making joint railway rates compulsory and providing against discrimination iu fa vor of any city Tha bUl requiring rail roads to equip their cars with automatic brakes and couplers by 1S95 was also passed special from its correspondent here says that an intimation recent ceived by the United States representatives to the PaiiAmericau congress from the South American representatives ti the effect that the latter werj willing to con sider a proposition for ubsoiuto reciprocity between this country and all the South American states The whole situation was talked over with Mr Elaine and tho out come of it was that the rcpresentatives of this country were authorissd iu tho name of the secretary of state ara vith Uis ap proval of the scheme to make a proposition of absolute reciprocity between all states represented in the aforesaid coagress It Means Irec Trade Tho adoption of tbe pjau would mean ab solute free trade between all the American states south of Canada Tho Post says that its news is from a source sufficiently reliable to warrant publication but that it cannot understand how tbe South Americans could give their consent to a plan that would pre vent the United States being flooded with European goods via South America or how Elaine could accept reciprocity which did not provide for such a plan Blaina Will Say Nothing Secretary Blalne was tiskod last night about the correctness of the above report The secretary read thapublished dispatch careful ly and with evident interest but poitively declined to makeany comments and would not permit himself either to admit or deny the truth of the statements it contains It was learned however from a gentleman who is supposed to be well posted as to what is going on ill the conference that Mr Flint and Mr Coolidgo two of the delegates from tho United States have been and are still in with some of ths foreign dole gates with reference to the subject above stated BUSINESS DONE IN CONGRESS The Mouse Passes the AVyoniiit siori in lljo Senate WASHINGTON CITY March house bill to anutid the act so as to give special agents So pLir day for traveling ex penses was passed by the senate yesterday also house bill appropriating to sup ply touts for tile Mississippi river Rood suf ferers making any hcnuiway on it the untitruHt bill was referred to tho judici ary committee with orders to report back twenty days Tiu pension ap priation was thtm CUICLMI and after rejecting au auiendmoiit pensioning at per month all votcrans of ninety duya or more service who aro physically or men tally incapacitated for 1jlior it was laid aside A rulj was to nvjLt at 11 a m from and after Monday next and the senate adjourned Bills were favorably reported constituting Cairo Ills a pjrt of delivery and the construction of a bridge across the Mississippi river be tween the mouths of tho Illinois and Mis souri rivers A bill was introduced appro priating for a publip building at Hock Island Ills In the house a bill was introduced requir ing the interstate comnifrco commission to establish rules with ths object of securing the safety of persons employed on railway freight trains Tbe bill for the admission of Wyoming was taken up and after some vig OEJUS opposition by the Democrats and the defeat of ail amendment requiring a vote to bo taken on tus jniale suffrage cluuso tho Wyoming constitution zzd another striking out that clause by the bill was passed The house then went iu committee ou the army and navy approp ii ation and yifhout action adjourned Thinks It Is Tor on All Sin WABHIKCTOS CITY Foster appeared yesterday before the sen ate committee as the representative of the Chinese merchants in the Lnit d States to oppose the bill which passed the house on the 17th instant requiring the su perintendent of tho census to givo to every Cbinatnan in the country a certificate which after ninety days from tho date of beginning of the enumeration shall be the sole evidence of bis right to remain in the United States Mr Foster asserted that taj enactment of tho bill into a law would result in tha shutr ting out of this country of every Chinaman except the minister at Washington City and the consuls at San Francisco aud New York Report Agaiust the Wlndoiu BIU WASHINGTON CITT March of Missouri aod Williams of Illinois yesterday submitted a minority report on the Windom silver coinage bill protesting against its passage Iu their report they say the bill is a very dangerous experiment for if it fails to restore the parity of the two metals and fail it must beyond any shadow of doubt then silver will be in a worse plight than now The bill in their opinion is very adroitly drawn to suspjnd silver coinage to totally demonetize this mecal and to per manentlv establish the singlo standard of At Marshall Mo several houses were un roofed and outbuildings blown down but no one was hurt Wind Blowing Eighty Miles an Hour Siocx FALLS 8 D March most disagreeable storm of the winter is raging It set in with rain about 3 yesterday morn ing which turned to snow A strong wind from the north fills the air with blinding snow The wind is about eighty miles an hour but the thermometer is not very low Ill That Blown Vo Goticl MILLBAXK R D Mii snow storm began at 9 oclock i y morning and is growing more severe with prospects of a heavy fall This will be invaluable to the farming interests There ii more mois ture in the ground than for three yoars at this time Further Particulars from Olney Ills March The storm struck this city with great violence Telegraph aud electric light poles were snapped as if they were pipe stems At Springs grain stare on the second 4ior some men were working cleaning seed wkeu the storm blew out the windows carrying out the fanning mill together with the boy who was turning it but neither boy nor mill was injured It seemed that the storm gathered force when it struck the house of DeU Horrill The family saw the danger coming and sought shelter in the cellar The house was complexly demolished It then struck tho residence of Mr Mnthes while tut family wre at sup per The house was lifted from it founda and compltatcly crushed burying tho family in the ruins Thay all escaped seri ous injuries except the wife who is now in a critical condition The cyclone carried a cow and a calf beonging to Thomas Rad clitle nearly a quarter of a mile into a field without injury The dwelling of John Bourreil was completely blown away for nothing cun be seen of it The family es caped by going into the cellar Destruction Near Cairo CAIRO ID March i Qua of tho most destructive cyclones ever known in this sec tion of tho country occurred here at b oclock last evening Ruin anil death mark its track in several communities in this im mediate vicinity Little damage was done here howtver but at Metropolis 200 houses swept away At Grand Tower a passenger coach was blown from the track of the Grand Tower and Murphysboro railroad ami three or four people in tho coach were badly hurt The railroad station at Parker City twentyfive miles up the C V and C road was wrecked fcerious damage is also reported from Murphysboro but the wires are down and no particulars can be had At Cairo the cyconj was preceded by a hailstorm in which chunks of solid ice fell some of which measured over two inches in diameter NEWS FROM FOREIGN PARTS Kvictiona on the Oiphort Estate LOXDON March evictions from the Olphcrt estate in Ireland have been re newed ivith all tue painful scenes which have atteniled Ihu former expulsion of ten ants from tho farms comprisiug that estate A large urowd of pople from neighboring farms ami towns assemble yesterday to witness the work and their outspoken ex prosions of sympathy with tho tenants were exasperating to the bailiffs aud police but no violence occurred More Goods Marked and Placed Upon Our Counters HATS TIES SHIRTS UNDERWEAR UMBRELLAS All at Wet Goods Prices DEWENTER The Hatter HOOS1EB FAEMERS What They Talked About Recent Institutes at Honors to u Utilcased 1riest DLBLIX March of persons assembled at tho railroad station at Ferrnoy yesterday to welcome Father ODwyer whose two months sentence in Tullarnore jail for violation of the crimes act expired yesterday morning Wiun Father ODwyer alighted from the train he was cheered and the crowd formed in procession headed by a band of musicand esiorted him to his home Xhe Canr ami Sliulents ST PETERSBURG March disorders were fomented bjthe students of tho St Petersburg university ou Monday and Wednesday which the police suppressed with great severity Some the students were seriously hurt by the police who acted under orders to qu11 the rioting at any cost Further riots have also occurred at the uni versities of Cbarkuff and Kazcn Socialists Orpanize u Strike LONDON March workingrnen in the Borinago district of Belgium under the lead of the Socialists have resolved upon a general strike being begun ou The men themselves are all Socialists and are led by professional agitators of that party from France Germany and Switzerland as well as bv local leaders RESOLUTION FOE AN INCOME TAX Decided Discovered in the luiliunupolis City Clerks New port ttiitclier Jfour Assailants Goes into the Coul An Imimvture Couple Married on tlte Quiet IXDIAXAPOLIS March last of the fifty farmers institutes provided for by the last legislature is being held here with a large attendance Jasper NT Davidson ex presideut of the sjate board of agriculture opened the meeting with a paper on Sheep Husbandry He declared that mutton could be raised cheaper than beef and sold at a better price besidqs yielding the wool D L Thomas of Rushville discussed the sub twenty rounds Irraht gave it up iu the fif teenth Vitts Wfighed 170 pounds nnd Grant about JOO Were Miflity Ouiit About It HUXTINGTOX tud March sur prise has been ct used here by the announce ment of the mariage ot Charles K Lucas to Miss Pearl Humbert which occurred about a iveek ig and was kept secrot Both belong to wellliriown and both are underage There is coui lerable comment as to the Hcjnse was procuied iouUlni Sluml Chloroform CoMMlsus Inl March JS Medley Gib son an old resident of tuts city diod while under tin iuiiiio ice ot chloroform adminis tered by Dr Frulk who was reducing a fractuiv of the lg lloosior Notes Daniel 8hea ivho slriifk Albert Shafor a blow ou the ilirout which prevented the latter from cati ig iird caused his death by starvation is or trial for murder at JefFer sonville Tom Llewellyn aged 22 of Brazil lias been sentxjnced o two years in the peniten tiary tor perjury He bad assaulted ject of growing pigs for the general market j woman and on the witness sluud swore taat and was followed by Senator Mounts on I another person struck the blow How to locreaue tho Profits of Farming The subject of Farm Dairying was pre sented by E Furnas and Mrs Dr Swain j discussed Cooking and Its Relations to Health I Meeting of Hie C T U CHICAGO March At tho sixwenth an nual meeting of the Womans Christian Temperance union in this city yesterday Mis T B Ctiie was chosen president for the fifteenth tir ic The other otlkers selected are Mrs J B Hobls first vice president Mrs E I Hottfll recording secretary Miss Helen L Hood general secretary Mrs C G Davis treas irer The report of officers Proposing an Income Tax CJoviNOTON Ind March 2S he Foun tain County Farmers institute that has just closed a two days1 session here devoted much of its time to discussion of the Ion prices obtainable for farm products the unj accounted for o great amount of good wort equal distribution of capital and the quesJ J tion of taxation The result was the adop tion of a resolution offered by Mr Crowe of Warren county by a vote that was prac tically unanimous recommending that taxes he taken from real and personal property and that the revenue of the state should be done in the local flald in the vay of assisting the unfortunabi of Doth sexes Rismarck3 Fast Is Securo BERLIN March After the ovation given to Prince Bismarck while he was i driving through the streets yesterday the exchancellor remarked I must have been capablu doing something oC which my op ponents can not deprive the world I sup A Xew Jersey Brewery XEWARKNJMarch Collector Large has seized the property books etc of the Geyer Enterprise Brew ing company for alleged irregularities in the matter of canceled stamps The proprie tors were arrested and held in bail for the United States grand jury It is understood that the accused are endeavoring to effect a compromise but no official offer has been filed Eeliaved TSftll iu a Heavy Sea R L March torpedo t nose that is what thj people wish to ex gold payments but all this sam It dges these things effectually though cunningly i v Twixt TweedleDum and TweedleDce WASHIVGTOS Ciir March ley in the senate yesterday advocated the ap propriation gf for the Mississippi river flood sufferers whereupon Edmunds called the attention of the senators who were troubled about the constitution in the appro priation of money for objects not specifically named in that instrument Hawley had opposed the Blair educational bill and as suming that the remarks were aimed at him said he considered that this bill and not the Blair bill came within the clause of general Will Some Landholders WASHISGTOK Crrr March Noble has rendered an important decision in what are known as ths tide laud cases affecting tbe title to the Pu5et sound front age in the stat3 of Washington The socre tarv holds that Valentine scrip cannot be i located on thes lands as they are ownei by the state of Washington The water front j of the city of Seattle which is now very valuableis involved in this decision j The KaHcald Sefuije LONDON March Jacobson cashier of a small bank at Dresden has ab sconded Examination of his accounts shows him to be a defaulter in a sum exceed ing 501XW marks He is thought to have gon1 to America Cost of Kelieving Emin Pasha LONDON March is expected that the cost of tho Emin relief expedition will reach iloOWW The statement that theEmin relisf fud is inadequate to the expense in curred is witho it foundation derived from an income tax The institute was addressed during its sessions by Profes sor H F Hixon of Kansas and President Smart and Professor Latta of Purdue uni versity A CROOKED CITY CLERK Indianapolis Saloons Doing Business j Without Paying for Licensed j INDIANAPOLIS March The developj meats of wholesale crookedness in the office of the late city cierk has created a sensation here On the discovery that Dick Wells had been running his saloon upon a license for which the city had received no money an investigation was started and it was soon discovered that many of the licenses issued were not recorded at all Others had been issued when only a part of the license fee of J250 had been paid and in some cases the amount paid was only Other saloon keepers had not paid anything but are car rying on their business as usual The books of the city clerk are not indexed and there is a wide difference between them and the books of the treasu er Lord llamly Coanirnously Censured LONDON March Conservative council of Birmingham has unanimously ceustured Lord Churchill for his i spoeoli on ihe Parneil oommissiou motion Tins SnUil Earth Highly Unstable WIIKESBARRE Pa March tremor of the arih and a sinking of the houses in the part of the city yesterday morning leuioiistrateil the fact that a cave in had ixcurreJ somvhere in th Conygaam A pirty of mine explorers made a j ConscienceStricken 3IissonriiiiJ ni WASSIXUTOS CITY March into the workings but did not deem Cockreii yesterday handed to Secretary 1 to approach near the cave JJQJJJ j Tliey tn tiiat tin cave is in a direct lint with rc3ont settling under the Lehigh to Windom S100 which hs hal nsesived an unknown man living irj Missouri to bi j placed to the credit of the conscience fitnd TUe lutj on Binding rwlne j March hearing j was given yestardiy by the ways and means j committoa to a committee representing the railrcid androuai house inabeavy bly 13ie Sunday School what must TOU always do before TOU repentof Cordage Association of tte United States vour Tfcjr pretested against any increase in the pound I suppose that I should have to commit of I cation Bloody right with Knives SHZLBYVILLE Ind March Wil coier and his three brothers attacked Sam Alexander a butcher at Newport and found themselves overmatched Dick Wilconer stabbed Alexander and was himself badly stabbed in the abdomen His brother Caleb was horribly gashed on the head and had an ear cut off Another brother threw a j stone which ruined one of Alexanders eyes The fight grew out Qf an attempt to blow up Alexander with dynamite The Indiana Base Ball is KOKOHO Ind March The spjcial meeting of the Indiana Base Ball league was held at the Clinton house President C K McCullongh of Anderson occupied the chair All of the clubs in the league were represented The principal work of the meeting was the adoption of a schedule One hundred and twelve games will be plityed twentyeight for each club The season will open May and 2 at Muncie Anderson Fort Wayne and Bluff ton New Coal Company Orgaolzetl BRAZIL Ind March Chicago and Indiana Coal company is tbe name of a cor poration now forming to mine coai in Clay Vigo Sullivan Parke and VermilUon coun ties in Indiana and Verroillion county in Illinois Chicago capitalists and D J Mackey the EvansvilJe railroad magnate and Joseph Cellett of Terre Haute with some arms now operating here are inter issted The corporation will operate iiively A KnockOat at Fern FEBTT Ind March William Pitts of this city and Grant of Lafayette both colored fonght fifteen rounds in the Opera house here wearing sixounce gloves Pitti had the best of the mill dear through and although the match was to hare lasted Why Slie Wears French Goivnft WASHINGTON CITY March Kat Field made an argument before several members of the ways and moans committee yesterday in favor of a reduction of duty on foreign works of art She said art not a luxury The French peoplo recog nized this and were consequently far ahead of Americans in this direction She wore French gowns French hats and French shod because they were works of art They Walked on the Track CCMBERLAND Md March Hoff mans mines near Frostburg yesterday afb ernoon James Carter aud Hans Porter wew instantly killed nnd William Murray fatally injured by a train of mine cars The men were walking on the track leaiiuT from the mine and were overtaken at a place where escape was impossible The Weather We May Expect WASHINGTON CITY March folfriw Ing are the weather indications for thirtysix hours from 8 p m yesterday For Rain snow in nothem part colder north westerly winds For snow iu northern pans winds shifting from north westerly colder weather For or suow followed daring the day by clearing weather northwesterly winds lower tcjnpera ture For Lpper follower by clea ing weather northerly winds warmer weather For Wisconsin and Lower Michigan northwesterly winds lower tempera ture CREAM Its guperior excellence proven in it homes for more than a quarter of a century It is used by the United States Government doraed by the beads of the prat as tbe Strongest Purest and most Healthful Dr Prices Creiun Bkirj Powder not contain Ammonia Lime or Alum Sold only moms PB1CEBAKUJGPOWDEBCO New York CUnga San PMadno St Low   

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  • & Many More Features!
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Your Membership Includes:
  • Unlimited Page Views
  • Access to Over 130 million Newspaper Pages
  • Ability to View, Save, and Print
  • Articles featuring over 100 million people
  • Full Access To All Content including 10 Foreign Countries
  • Weekly Search Alerts - We search for you!
  • & Many More Features!

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

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