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   Logansport Pharos (Newspaper) - April 14, 1890, Logansport, Indiana                                LOGANSPORT DAILY PHAROS 15TH YEAR MONDAY EVEMNtf APKIL 14 1890 NO 299 J 0 H M G RAY B MNDALMS DEAD Corner Qn I A Kit Job at Lower Prices over hoard of No one should fall to get some while they last DOLANS OFEUA HOLHE WSI IJOIAX MANACIEB ituturii Engagement WEDNESDAY APRIL 16 Grand Heprocluction Iliv Tuluntcil and Popular Comedian and Char actor Actor Mr GEO C STALEY A ROYAL PASS VAX XOTOrrua twicer 1 of theIniper 1 I r I ANIUKAS I10IFKU in01 IJuitio mi fl Cast of UnusaaJ Excellence iitMiilciMit Smx ApiinlntiaoiitB Tho 1yro lestOIIBS pl the Helvetian iiiffeinc Seiite Powders Will Guro Your Hwaaache S OEiNTS S 12thSt Drue Store A KUCKOIilt KODNEY STRAIN RriBger Strain UNDERTAKERS Calls Promptly Attended to Day or Night No 1H3 No03 FURNITURE PHC s niE LOWEST Our None but tliu Best Workmanship Mkiweil to Leave our Salesroom J M ft 0 h BREAKFAST DISH ASK YOUR GROCER FOE It The Great Democratic Leader Receives the Summons HE PASSES PSOM LAI303 0TO BEST Eternal vleep Ktnlti the KaveJeil Sleeve of Curu tor im anil Writes FlniH to tlie lticiiil or His With Duty lone He Departs from tho of Men 1envlns a Itepiitution for His Country mens Moritatjo WASHINGTON CITY April man Samuel J Randall died at oclock yesterday morning of internal cancer alfter a long and painful illness He was imr rounded by his devoted wife and alTectioiiate children his daugh ters llrii Lancas ter and I3usie Ran dall and his son his last moments ilr Han UJ1 cam to Wash ington early in last Novombfir a sick man but with hopes of improvc SAMUEL j UAKDALL ment He expect ed to bj able to take his seat in the house when congress met in December But when oougress convened he unable to leave s boinj Sworn in at Home Subsequently tlie oath of office aa a repre sentative administered at his residence by Speaker Reuu aud Mr Randall vvas mado a member of the committees on rules and two important commit tees he had served in for so many years Mr Randall thn hoped to bo able to take his sout and participate actively in the affairs of tho house at the conclusion of tho holiday recess but tho dreadod and fatal malady from which he suffered slowly but surely made iuronds on his strength and each month as it passed found him weaker Consulted in Clio Side Room Mr Carlisle his asscchito on tho commit tee on rules and tho members of the appropriations committee and other Democratic members called frequently at Mr Randalls home to consult him about party matters and committee work Some of them who called occasionally but rogu iarly noticed that JMr Randall was slowly failing physically although mentally he was as acute and vigorous as over and for the past two months they felt that he would never leave his houso alive During the last few weeks of his life ho suffered very much at times and ho had become gjreatly erna cinted His Last loolc for Ills ife His devoted wife and children were untir ing in their attentions all through his sick ness and his friends in congress and he had a host of them of both political faiths con tributed much toward his comfort by fre quent friendly visits During his lost hours his wife and family were constantly at his bedside Mr Randall was unconscious at times during tho last day or two of his life and was speechless toward tho end To Mrs Randall he smiled a last fond look of recognition a half hour before his death Arrangements for tho Funeral Mr Randalls funeral will take place hero on Thursday morning Tho arrangements for tho funeral will bo iu charge of the con gressional committee Mrs Randall prefers that tho services be hold iu the Metropoli tan Presbyterian church of which Mr Ran dall was a member and not in the house of representatives After tho fuuoral services tho funeral party will take a special train over the Pennsylvania railroad to Philadel phia where this interment will take place in the Randall family vault in Laurel Hill cemetery THE GREAT COMMONERS CAREER The Above Handsome Fence Put up at from to 55 CeaU Per according to length Sample of Fence ean be teen mt corner of Filth and Brwidjraj WH JONXS Agfnt Samuel Jackson Iffti mid Pub lic Services Hriely Sketched Samuel Jaekson Randall was born iu Phil adelphia Oct LO 1S2S and his career through life justifies the assertion that ho was a born statesman He received a good academic education and pursued his studies with the intention of devoting his life to mercantile pursuits After he had finished his studies he obtained a position in tho countingroom of a mercantile establishment but in a short time his work became irksome and ho con ceived a distaste for tho duties of a mer chant His father tho lato Josiah Randall wasoaeof the active Democrats of Phila delphia and he inspired his son with a de sire to enter political life which feeling in creased iti intensity as he attended conven tions and meetings until ho finally adopted it as the calling most suited to his tasto Nearly Thirty Years in Congress Though Mr Randall had barely passed the prime of life yet he had spent nearly thirty years in continuous service ill the house of representatives His colleague from Philadelphia tha lato Judge Kelley alono of all the members of tho present house served longer although another col league Mim ONeil took hU seat in 1SIJ3 with Mr Randall The story of the life of this great citizen is contained therefore iu the record of congress from the dark days of the war when he was first elected until the present time In this work his life was ab sorbed For twentyeight years he gavo his labors without a single abstracting pursuit to national legislation That was the busi ness of his life and no other employment could tempt him to abandon it notwith standing the rewards of a commercial life would have been far greater in a unancial sense than those of the career which he chose There Wore Giants in Those Inys Ho entered congress when young and found the Republicans in control with many men of great ability on their side In this group were statesmen who afterward became chief among of them was chosen president another was nominated for thy presidency but was de feated threo others were candidates for that nomination by the Republicans and two others were leading candidates for the Democratic nomination one was a candi date for vice president upon the ticket with SlcClcllan while a number of his early as sociates in congress afterward served in different cabinets and in the senate Mr Randall was not a lawyer His preliminary education in political matters was obtained in a term in the city council of Philadel 1 his second term As a membr of that com mittee he steadily opposed ail legislation looking to the repudiation of the war debt and introduced a resolution declaring that every cent principal and interest of the debt and every obligation of the govern ment should be paid according to their terms He also opposed the proposition to force the government to pay the rebel war debt and his action upon these tvro proposi tions brought him conspicuously before the country and placed him among the Demo cratic leaders of the day Klevated to the Speakers Chair The first time the Democrats gained con trol of the lower house after the war Mr Randalls name was urged by his friends for speaker a position for which he was tha best equipped man in the party but the caucus decided in favor of Kerr of Indiana and Randall bad to wait until ISTfl at a time when firmness and familiarity with the rules was an absolute necessity It was fortunate for the country that a man of Randalls ability held the gavel for shortly after tak ing the seat the moet trying and delicate time in the career probably of any ons who ever occupied the chair was precipitated by the contested presidential election of 1S76 He added to his reputation for fairness and jus tice daring the excited period of the electoral commission There was no hesitation in his rulings they were prompt and the iron will of tho man was never moire thoroughly tested than at that perilous period aud it stood the test Could Cboke Off Obstruction Th is memorable dispute excited congress k a condition bordering on fury and al most brought the country to the verge of another civil war Suspicion was so keen that ordinary parliamentary courtesy to a political opponent was the cause of severe party criticism and for the last month of the session the speaker had to exert all his abililyand strain to the utmost his influence with his party to steer the ship of state safe ly Through that exciting ordeal he passed with pronounced succesis expediting in a marked degree the settlement of the vexed question which agitated the country While ho could filibuster when necessary to defeat a bill he considered vary bad he was quite as able to choka off obstruction when the country was in peril from it As speaker he was not tender in the administration of his office He was a commander and ruled the house with a heavy hand While he was thoroughly conversant with the rules and always judicial iu his decisions he frequent ly denounced in vigorous and emphatic lan guage the unruly behavior of some of the members He was a leader in the chair as well as on the door and whan he grasped tho gavol ho wielded a red of iron Other Services in Congress Jtr Handall held tho gavel until March IfcSl when the Republicans obtained con trol again and later when his party frionds were in the majority hit was set asido and Carlisle chosen This was principally on account of Randalls stand on tho tariff Ho was a protectionist and his views on this question gradually alienated him from tho majority of his party both state and na tional and although no man impeached his fidelity or sincerity to the principles of Dem ocracy yet this separation from his asso ciates liad undoubted groatly weighed upon his mind and added to the other drains upon his physical system He served in turn on all the important cotntniHes but ft was as chairman of the appropriations com mittee that he was best known and in tho strictest sense the dominating power in his party in congress Ho was thoroughly fa milinr with all the details of tho business of that committee and his word was the law An Absolutely Honest Muu During the whole of his service in congress no one ever imputed to Samuel J Randall ia the slightest degree dishonor His in tegrity was impregnable Ho died poor lived modestly within his income which was little more than his salary as represent ative and devoted himself to the work to which ho was eleeted Ho spent little at elections and insisted ou bearing his own expenses in that Hue rat using contributions of friends and returning those sonfc hiiai notwithstanding that the expenses neces sarily incident to a political campaign were a heavy drain on his meagre purse The lobby could do nothing with him A lawyer who was his bosom friend tells that he car ried in his pocket for months having undertaken to give it to Randal as a retainer iu behalf of a certain corporation but could never muster the courage to give it to him or even broach the subject Drew the lino at the Beginning On one occasion a wealthy blanket manu facturer knowing that Randall was a very poor man and having a vary profound ad miration for him sent him a check for saying that as an old friend and constituent he believed it his duty and privilege to make this subscription to help pay his election ex penses The check wsts promptly returned with a lettor so curt t uat it would have mor tally offended the one who did not make al lowance for Randalls infirmity of temper iu this respect When asked onc if he did not carry his independence or indifference in such matters to an extreme he replied No there is no middle ground in such matters I draw the line at the beginning Characteristics uml Hattlts ot Life Ono of Mr Randalls characteristics was his freedom from wiuit is called nepotism Though loyal to his friends he would never assist a relative to oilice and despised any one who did Not even hi3 own brother could obtain a word of recommendation from him Ho was ari indefatigable worker and had the faculty of application to a re markable degree In work he was method ical but coulu drop the thread of one sub ject at a moments notice and pick it up again later with wonderful facility Ha worked at tho SWEPT OVEKBOABD Fatal Disaster on the River at East Saginaw HALF A DOZEN PEOPLE HISSING A Oaptai s Carelessness Causes a Ter riible Ao Bouts Cabin Swept Off nriti iourteon 1crsons Go Into tlie Collisions on the Eeunaylvania of a Bridge iu Fire iu the Iako EAST SAGINAW iiicb April dozen passengers were killed or badly injured by a films carelessness on the Saginaw river yes terday The steamer Handy Boy with a largo number of passengers on board left here yesterday afternoon for Bay City The captain went below to collect fares and left tbe wheel in the hands of his flremaji Ed ward Trump High water has made the current in the river unusually rapid and as thd boat swung toward the Flint and Fere Htirquette bridge Trump lost control of the wheel and the boat headed directly for a Ion span in the center of tha bridge Those on the boat saw their danger but not until the bridge had been almost reached The Whole Cabin Swopt OCT Tho boat struck the iron girders and passed partly under tha force of the blow sweeping the upper deck cabin and passen gers into the river Passengers below deck escaped with more or less serious injurybut at least six who were above were drowned or were killed by the collision Several died in the wreckage in sight of those on shore At Isast fourteen were thrown into the river Only seven were rescued Among the missing aro Miss May Haight aged 22 imd Mrs Catherine Nevins mother of Rev Father Nevins of Bay City Joseph Cassi dny of Bay City young man name un known two women names not known Among the wounded are David Bliss hurt by flying timbersFish scalded D T Parker scalded Miss Delia Rocktaken out of water unconscious I AT Thompson ravcro7 scalded R VV Rege scalded Tlic Officers in Jail Capt who was iu command his engineer Ueorge Little and Triunp the man at the wheel are in jail charged with criminal carelessues The Handy Boy has a carrying capacity of seventyfive passengers and over sixty were on board when tho acci dent occurred TWO FATAL COLLISIONS ISolU on tint Pennsylvania lieu KilleJ Three Injured PUJAUEIPIITA April were two collisions on tho Pennsylvania railroad yestsrdny afternoon two men being killed two seriously aaotber badly injured The fltsfc oacurred on tho Kew York branch near llitlga Avenue station at about oclock where two freight trains collided by reason of a wrong sigual being displayed In this accident one engino was wrecked and the ougin or Richard Seal killed all tho rest oE the two crews escaping The Second Disaster A more serious occurred thres hours lAter on the Delaware extension of the Penn sylvania railroad at Hamburg station where the of otie engine was killed the en gineer was seriously and perhaps fatally injured one brakerrmn dangerously hurt and another badly injured but will probably recover The two mon who were injured taljii to tUe Presbyterian hos pital One Hugh Joy was unconscious and vho cither Ueorge Simons was only half conscious Joy suffered iv fracture of tha skull and his ankle was broken todies are still tEe wreck at the bottom of tha river The accident was caused by the washouts of tha past month TITO fatalities In TwentyFour NEWARK J April Lentz w crushed to death yesterday while attempting to jump from the elevator in Trsfzs brewery while the car was in motion ThU is the j second fatal accident in this elevator within twentyfour hours Adolph Hinderer having been killed by falling down the shaft Sit urdav be the north republic and elhi Ld bo the i iu existing reached INGALUS WANTS THE EARTH He Desires Koam on the Continent to Gtvo the llupublic a Chance NEW YOKK April U Senator Ingalls has been interviewed by a Uorld correspondent After giviug his views of the Democracy which it goes without saying were not com plimentary he said Cleveland was sure of renoinination and then was asked What is your idta senator of a definite American policy American policy should have for its object the unification of tho continent The Polar sea should ern boundary of the the southern bound iV interoceanic canal L conditions We have p tho limit our agricultural domain Wo aro approaching that period spoken of by Macaulejas dangerous to republican insti tutions when the vast migrations to these undeveloped regions will have caasou and when the artisansand toiling masses con centrated in the largo cities will have no outlet for their surplus numbers and no de mand for their labor A Western and Southern Alliance The interests oT the west iiul south are identical and theyshotrJ bo u niied Their alliance upon all IUJUTifeetiug their itural welfare is inevitaulo If they coal esce they will be invincible We shall hold tho purse and wield the sword of the nation and we shall use them not for oppression but for justice The ultimate coal ition of all the political forces of this section is inevitable Tho west will then secure its emancipation from tho con trol of the Atlantic seaboard This is one of tho events of the near future We will then treat thess Atlantic and Pacifv ap pendages with justice in fact I might say with more justice than they have hitherto shown to us As to President Harrison tho senator thinks his mistako waa trying tD enforce the civil service avr which was also Cleve lands mistake However ha thought tho president would jrovv in public favor THE SAWTELLE MURDER firo in tlie Jersey PLEASASTVILLE N J April fire is raging in tha h avy pine timber near this place Largo of men have been sent from here to endeavor to stay its march Many barns and huts in tha woods are sail to have been burned and considerable live stock lest Tho fire is said to have been started by tramps Over 200 acres of timberland has already been lurned over and tho lire is still spread ing Tlie datuajja thus for amounts to over Some of the smallar farmers are ruined luaving lost buildings cattle horses pigs and poultry The whole region is aroused aud the scene is one of great fear and excitement All tha residents for miles arcund are fighting tho flames Hotel Plankintou Scorched DETROIT Mich April 14 last even ing gutted the fourth and fifth floors of the Hotel Plankiotoa and tbe lower floors of the hotel were seriously damaged by water The fire was caused by the overturning of a lamp by a chambermaid who was seriously but not fatally burned AH the guests es caped Loss on furniture ifoO000 insurance on building insurance 000 Fabian the cham bermaid was dangerously burned her hair all falling oft when she was taken to the hospital Took Fire and Sank EniE Pa April steambarge Che nango took fire when off Erie Friday night and now lies in four fathoms of water a mil and threequarters north of tha harbor entrance Upon being discovered the life saving crew went out to her but her crew was missing and for a time it was believed Capitol and at home frethey were lost but a telegram from Toledo quently taking great bundles of papers to his home to busy himself with during the evening He had fe namuseinents or recre ations He was devoted to his wife who is a daughter of the Gen Ward She is of a retiring disposition and in social mat ters she ruled her husband Ho was reticentto a degree The corre spondent who tried to pump Randall had a dry time Af ter President Cleveland out outlined his message to Sir Randall at the famous Oak View conference he was asked what he knew about it and replied I did hear that they got as far as free whisky He refused to give a correspondent an out line of his life when his name was men tioned for the presidency saying that all worth knowing would be found in the con gressional directory correspondent found that there were less than 100 words of it His popularity where i ia was well known is shown in the fact that I he was regularly returned to congress from a Philadelphia district which as regularly i cargo was wrecked near Cape Isaac Suwlclle Confesses His Miiro In Ills rrotliors BOSTO April Globe publishes what it claims to be a confession by Itaac Savtellc to his counsel in regard t J ilu mur der of his brother Hiram far which crima Isaac is now in juil at Dover N H Isaac siiVo that he and Hirams wife couspired to lure liirani to an abandoned camp Leb anon He wluro bo was to be held captive by the notorious Ur Blood and the ex con vict Jack who havj been suspected of con nection with the crime until ho should re linquish in writing all claim to his fathers estate Decayed Him to His Dcatli Isaac decoyed Hiram to Rochester N H and drove him to a point near Lebanon camp whore ho turned him over to Jack and knew nothing further until he received word qt Portland that it had been found uecessaiy to kill Hiram and that every man of the trio must look out for himself The murder was committed in Maine by Blood and Jack according to this confession the genuineness of which remains to be estab lished The Doings in Congress WASHINGTON CITY April senate Saturday put in tho titno passing bills and a number weia put through the most im portant of which were the following in creasing the pension for deafness to per month transferring tho weather bureau to the agricultural department but leaving tho sigual corps still with the war epart ment The weather bureau is to consist of such civilian employes as congress may pio vide for Most of tha bills werj of local im portance After a brief secret session the senate adjournel The house considered the contest of Wad diil vs Wise and after a discussion seated to the latter was sworn in Eulogies on the lata Representa tive Laird of Nebraska took up the re mainder of the sOiSion announces the arrival of the captain and crew there on the steamer Ward whiih picked the men up after they had taken to the boats The Chenango cost and was loaded with wheat Two Vessels in Distress CHICAGO April midnight last night the life savers here saw signals of dis tress down the lake opposite Hyde Park The lifeboat was put on the vrngcn and went dovm but nothing could be seen or heard of the vessel wlaich was a small schooner withssven or eight men aboard It is not known what becsime of her Short ly afterward a steamer wiss seen in the same direction sending up signals of distress but she was far oat iu the 1 ake and her fate Turningto thatthe I not ascertained Wrecked and Her Crew Lost JACKSONVILLE Fla April schooner Ethel hence for Nassau with an A Hallway Strike Ended CAIKO III April trains are running ngain on the Mobile anil Ohio road uorth after a blockade lasting three days A settlement was arrived at Saturday morning at 9 oclock between the striking freight brakemen and Geueral Manager Clark by which the men aro paid iW cents per mile and pay for extra time over hours Big Stakes for Trotters SPIUXGFIEID Mass April den Park Trotting association has organ ized with subscribers for a purse fund o 325000 The president is L J Powers The association has voted to offer special stakes of for the trotting class for the trotters and for pacers Confessed a Horrible Marder COPENHAGEN April prominent soap manufacturer of this city named Pbil ipsen was arrested Friday for complicity in fraudulent insurances Saturday he con fessed that he strangled a clerk named Meyer who has been missing since Jan 1 and shipped his body to America in a pack ing case The Servian postal department have struck against low wages and 10n hours and the mails are not forwarded voted Republican on all state issues The Chicago Carpenters Strike CHCAGO April a meeting of tha Canaveral and the crew of five aitprobably lost namely Capt William D Garvin of Jacksonville Dennis Starr and John Gib son Gibsons wife who was acting as cook and a colored boy namfed Charlie j new organization of Boss carpenters Sator Capt Garvin was an old sailor and owned day night a committee of five was appointed i to arbitrate with the striking carpenters phia and as a member of the state senate t council and a special meeting ordered for His first election to congress was as a mem ber of the the Thirtyeighth in 1862 loyal to the Union of States When the civil war broke out he took strong grounds in favor of the maintenance ef the union and while he differed with Monday night committee to receive the report of the Death of a Naval Surgeon KJCTTVEST Fla April Rufus McCarthy of the United States manofwar administration on many points of method j Yautte died of pneumonia on board that he was one of the most steadfast supporters i vessel Saturday He was 28 years old and of an undivided country to the end He was born in Detroit Mich His body trill at that time a member of the First troop Philadelphia city caralry and volunteered with his command undar President Lin colns first call for troops and served the nicety days At his own request it r Ran dall became a member of tbp conunittM on mod at be embalmed and sent home for interment Mrs Gen Grant Writing a Book SEW TOBK April Gen Grant is at work on a volume of memoirs of her bus band The book u promised for publication several vessels A Water Tanks Disastrous Fall PHILADELPHIA April 5010gallon water tank weighing with it contents over twenty tons crashed through the roof of the Park theatre hi this city yesterday after noon wrecking ia its descent the paint lrcme some of the maclainery aad about onehalf of tha stage The tank clear through to the cellar where everything flooded Two St IBen milled POFLAS BLUFF Mo April mid dle span of the new iron bridge wfcich is be ing built across Black liver fell yesterday carrying Thomas Brown and James Rosa of 8C down and IdUine both Thair 21 West Maryland Stioet Indianapolis Imported Key West and Domestic Cigars Fine Goods a 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