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Logansport Pharos (Newspaper) - April 21, 1890, Logansport, Indiana LOGANSPORT DAILY PHAROS 15TH TEAR MONDAY EVENING APJOL 211 1890 NO JOHN GRAYS Conner Qn Lace Nottingham Laces Etamine Plain and Colored Scrims Fancy Draperies Etc Also a full line of Window Shades PlPln and Dado Poles and Trimmings Department Upstairs V UlMEMESJTSl DOLAN3 OPEUA HOUSE WM UOIAS MANAOEft OSE StQHT OSIV TUESDAY APRIL 22d HOYTS GrtMtfiSl Cumotly Success A HOLE IN THE GROUND Iruiliifii will the Oritflnui Coinpnny unil New Music Pretty Girls Special Scenory Elegant Wardrobes SLtilu of 1uniiict Me Olrclc Scuts on lit Caffeine Seidlitz Powde Will Cure Your Haadache S OE1NTS S 12thSt Drug Store IS ItODNEV STUAFN Kroner 4 Strain MDERTPERS Calls Promptly Attended to Day or Night No 1CS No63 FURNITURE PRICES THE LOWEST Our Designs None but the Best Workmanship Allowed to Leave our Salesroom Vou shoaW THK Cltt CAGO DAILY fatt afford it doesnt stand in the way Its really the mine earth One cent means prac tically you spend it Then you may make U mean great deal according as you invest it A thing is cheap if it costs little and is worth much THE DAILY NEWS is like ateic graph from the whole world ta your brain To keep it in con stunt working order costs yoo but one cent a day Thats why its it renders a great service for an insignifi cant price Its Circulation is 220000 a a million a it costs by matt 25 crs i fnur months u tfnv REAL ESTATE For saleT desirable residences on east Brotui waT For sale desirable residences on oast Xortu and east Iliarh streets For S desirable residences on Spear St For sale 2 desirable residences on vrest Broad way For sale desirable residences on and Pratt streets TITO desirable dwellings on Osage street for sale For sale or trade dwellings tn Smith and Shultitown For trade farms for city property Clt jproperty worth 51000 R500 and iSJXW to exchange for farms For sale brick residence at Jfo 527 Broad way 3 stocks of drr goods to trade for n good farm A stock of boots and shoes to trade tor good farm Wanted a farm to trade for drug store and grist mil Want od business block to trade lor a farm Lots for sale In all parts of the city For sale a desirable residence and lots on Wright and 15th street For rent eiegant third floor For particulars enquire of M M QORDON Pwubrn BMl Ejtate AatOL Boom No 3 BlUotl Btook IxvMwpoct lad BULLIONAS A BASE fn Defends His Bullion Certificate Scheme HIS LETTER TO A WESTERN OHITIO What the Kill la Intended to Accomplish on tine Ieitwnd3 or the Silver Limit uf Perils of ail Adveruo Ualance of Hmmo Bill in City Miscellany WASHINGTON CITY April Windom baa addressed a letter to a western correspondent in answer to comments and Inquiries about the present status of the sil ver question The secretary discussing tUo pending mcnsuro before congress and tlis silver question generally says The bill recommended by tha treasury was mainly for two purposes First to meet the ilemand for an increase of circulation and fccondly to enhance the value oC silver by providing for it additional and safe usa as money If approved by congress it will in my judgment accomplish both of thtsse ob jects and at tho same time afford a fair and Just basis for harmony of action on the ail fer question Some Tilings It Will Accomplish uTo the silver interest it offers every sub itautial benefit that can bo granted without peril to our financial system and far greater advantages than can ix found in free coin To those who demand more money it offers an annual increase of from 850000 DOO to SUOUOUOOO To those who insist upon i sound currency it gives the amplest guar antees against degradation of the American dollar But to Vhoso who would inflate the Kurrency by injecting into it a large rjt money without adequate against depreciation it offers no comfort whatever to the Silver Men In reply to your friendly criticisms let too invito your attention to the extraordi nary which are offered to tha silver sentiment of the country proponed to absorb all tho silver produced tlit mines an I reduction works of th Unite1 States thereby withdrawing Ttoin tijorly onehalf of the entire silver product of tile world and thus en hancing tlio viluo oL tho wholo But Still They Ask for Move coutent with this conces sion which is siuely without a parallel as to any product tho senate committee insists that tho government shall bo com pelled to purchase UOOOU worth of silver in each mouth nmUing a year which with the amount needed for the arts and for our trade with China will exceed oar own production by about per annum How is this excess to be ob tained f Only by purchasing from abroad In he event of au unfavorable balance of trade whan our gold will ba most needed at home wo shall be compelled lo export 810 000000 of gold which we will then sorely need to pay for oif silver which wo will not need at all This compulsory purchase of so grant an amount will make the treasury tho largost operator in tha most gigantic corner ever organized Practically Free Coloagc bill reported by tho house committee provides that tho notes issued for silver bullion shall lie redeemed in staud silver dollars if demanded by thu holder This will give to the owners of silver bulliou the power to convert every ounce produced in this country into standard silver dollars at their own will und pleasure Truo there is not tho slightest danger that this power will bei exorcised because no sane man will prefer to convert treasury notes which the government is bound to redeem in gold or Its equivalent into standard silver dollars unless ho may want a limited number oi them for some specific purpose Tho Secretary Wants to Know Under this bill tho government will not force silver dollars into circulation but it will permit any one to have coined as many of them as ho can pay for with treasury notes What more can tho advocates of silver coinage demand Surely nothing un less they desire to compal tho treasury to force standard dollars into our circulation for the solo purpose of depreciating and de grading it Is it not enough that we take nearly onehalf of the worlds silver prod uct and lock it up in order to increase tha value of tbo other half that we join tho sil rer producers in the most gigantic corner aver organized uud that wu give to the owners of silver bullion the right and the power to convert every ounce of our prod uct into standard silver dollars if they ohooso to do so n Vrivilego Is Asfccil For For all of these unparalleled concessions to the silver interests what is demaudod iu Only the privilege of protecting the honor and credit of tho nation by a grant of power to vedeem its notes either in gold or in its equivalent of silver bulliou All of the bills on this subject contemplate a policy to extend over au indefinite period nud which will result in tho issuj of a very large volume of treasury notes If they ba made redeemable in lawful money they must bo paid in the best lawful money if demanded La accordance with the high rule of honor which this government has thus far main tained and by which it has established a credit the prida and boast of our people Peril To He Guarded Against If the balance of trade shall turn against us or it distrust shall ariso as to our ability to pay in gold us it surely will under such a provision of law or if for any other reason wo shall be unable to redeem in gold when demanded tho government will be compulled to discriminate against silver dollars when gold will at oura command a premium and this nation wiill step down from its present proud position and take its place on tho financial basis of China India and South America lit is to save us from this danger that I have insisted so strenu ously on tho provision to redeem in gold or its equivalent in silver bullion Two Ways to Do tile Business I know of but two siays by which the pro posed issue of treasury notes can be an chored to t he recognized values of the com mercial worlld One Si the bulliou redemp tion feature provided in the treasury bill and the other is authority to sell bonds in order to provide a reserve fund to meet the oonstantly increasing volume of proposed treasury notos The hitter I balieve to be both unnecessary and unjustifiable The former I believe to be entirely practicable and safe Even with this safeguard against destruction to the fair1 fabric of our na tional credit the extraordinary concessions above mentioned approach as near to thi dangerous edge of peril as prudence will dare to trend Rather than go one step further in that direction I firmly believe that it would be far batter to have no leg blation on the subject Decrease let tbe Xnrnber of WASHINGTON CUT April 31 re oorts received at the war department far nino moaths beginning with the fiscal pear July 1 1SSJ and ending March 31 1890 show that there have been l57b deser tions from the regular army during that period JFor ithe corresponding mouths oi ths previous year there w ere 1S9B a redaction thisyearof over 16 jjer cent White ants are mnch prized M Africa NATIONAL CAPITAL ITEMS t Che PanAmericans Addressed by Harri son and Blaine WASHrVGTONCrrv April closing session of the PanAmerican congress was levoted to complimentary resolutions and ipeeches tho last of which was made by Sec retary Blame who felicitated the congress n tho important work it had dona espe ially commending the arbitration agree ment He closed by in voicing the blessing of the Creator on the work done and begem and declared the congress adjourned sine die after inviting the members to visit the president which they did later The president made a brief speech of congratula tion in tho course of which he said ravo you the other day a review of a small letaehmmt of the American to ihow you that we have an army but that se have none that our securities are lodged with our people and that they are safe The Congressional Brief WASHIXGTOV CITY April senate Saturday bills for tho payment of bak pay and emoluments to the widow of tho lato Col N H McLean who resigned rom the army in 1SG4 and was restored by special act in 1875 tho amount is ind for the purchase of ground for a su preme court A bill ap propriating for an equestrian statue 3f Gen Grant in this city was reported favorably and a number of bills of little general interest were passed after which tho 3nate went into secret session and when the loors reopened adjourned After some routine business in tho house public business was suspended and eulogies on tho lato S S Cox were pronounced by Cumrnings of New York Lawler of Illinois Holman Banks aud others and several more members were given leave to print Iho house then as a further mark of ro upeut adjourned A Sort of Mental Telephone WASHINGTON CITY April J Ran dall Brovn the original mindreader nnd tutor of the late Washington Irving Bishop entertained n large and select audience at the now National theatre hero last night with a nmnbo of illustrations of his re markable powers as a mind reader Mr Brown introduced several new experiments including the celebrated wire test on rend ing numbers thought of by porjous at a dis tance with an ordinary copper wire extend ing from tho stage to tho upper gallery as the only medium of communication between Mr Brown nnd his subject A Statue of Gen Grunt WASHINGTON CITY April bill in troduced by Senator Squire of Washington ast Wednesday providing for the erection of an equestrian statue of Gen Ulysses S Grant in this city was passed upon favora bly by the committee on public buildings and grounds Saturday and later in the day Squiro reported it back to the senata It will probably become a law before the fKtb anniversary of Gen Grants death Gen Retired WASHIXQTON CITY April presi dent has approved the bill placing Gen John C Fremont on the retired Hit of the array with the rank of major general THE TRAGEDY AT MGREGOR The Frail Woman Ssiiil to Have At tempted Not JDcad DUBUQUE la April J J Grtn uell the central figure iu the attempted mur der at McGregor has it is said attempted suicide by taking poison She loft Dubuque for McGregor but left the train at Clayton evidently not having sufficient courage to visit tho scene of the bloody tragedy whore her husband bad shot the idol of her affec tions Saturday night she was taken sud denly and dangerously ill and a physicans was hurriedly summoned from McGregor with instructions to got to Clayton as scon ns possible Conscience Not Asleep He was told that Mrs Griunell was dan gerously ill with inflammation of the It is the general belief iu Clayton that she had taken poison aud that her friends are concealing the true cause of her suddeu ill ness When she was in Dubuque sho stated that she could not rest and appeared terri bly wrought up and it is thought her mind had become unbalanced and she had taken poison Cornell is still alive and Saturday recognized his mother Griunell is now in jail A 16YEAROLD BORGIA Mary Stewart in Jail at Ilttsliurg on a Charge of Poisoning Her Faoailiy PlTTSBURG April Stewart a girl 10 years of age is under arrest at Mc Keesport 011 a charge of poisoning her mother two sistors and a 4yearold brother James from tho effect of which the littlo boy died Satmlvy Tha Stewart family livod in the most wretched of poverty stricken quarters in MeKeesport Tlie Girl Denies the The doctor on arriving suspected that they had taken arsenic and administered the proper remedies He in tho meantime instituted an inquiry and found that the family had beeu taken ill on partaking of some soup prepared by tho daughter Mary strongly impregnated with arsenic Mary Stewart who is in jail denies baring put the arson ic in the soup Xbe Chicago Bosses on Trial CHICAGO April conference be tween the arbitrating committees atid the now Boss Carpenters association Saturday failed to bring about auy settlement of the strike although it was expected by a great many that it would Tho question of wages was but briefly discussed and will be left or adjustment to the next meeting of tho committees The new association has recognized the carpentersvmionandgranted eighc hours and now the only questions to be are those of wages and the num ber of men the bosses can employ Mndc Money too Rapidly CHICAGO April wife of E J Lehman who is known all over the north west as the proprietor the Fair in thia city has applied for a conservator his estate valued at as he is iosane Mr Lehman is only 3S years old and has made all his money since the fire beginning as a newsboy His case is one of the many which sho w teat a man may grow rich too fast as it was his intense application to bus iness that built his fortune and wrecked his mind River Falling at Helena Ark Art April rhrer has fallen three inches It is expected tliiat the entire country in section will be free from the overflow within the next toi days The weather is fine Will Demand Per Day NEW YORK April honaesmiths met Saturday and decided to demand per day instead of S350 Unless the demand it granted Vy ilay 1 a general strike of the men is probable Tlie VTeatUer We May Biptct WASHTXOTOX Cnrr April SL follow ing ore the weather indications for thirtysti hours from S p m yesterday For DflcMgan J and weather followred liy j light rain in Upper Michigan and northern I portion of Wisconsin warmer southeasterly winds For Indiana and HUnots Fair warmer weather easterly winds Fat Iowa Fair weather in eastern portion Increasing cloudiness and light showers in western por tico cooler FATAL COLLAPSE Frightful Accident at an Ohio Public Baptism SCOBES OF PEOPLE BADLY EUET A Bridge Gives Way and Two Hundred Go Down in the of the Scri ouslv Bier Suffocated In H Deadly Cyclone u Ala Experience of a Cham Mishaps SPRINGFIELD Ohio April public baptism service iu Buck creek was changed into n baptism of blood yesterday afternoon by the collapse of a crowded bridge upon which fully two hundred people word stand ing Four persons were fatally injured and fifty ware seriously hurt Tha crowd had gathered to witness the ceremony of baptiz ing several members of the Third Baptist church colored aud over two thousand peo ple ware assembled on tho banks and the bridge Eleven parsons were to be baptized by Elder D B Green pastor of tho church The crowd upon the Limestonf street bridgu and the adjoining bridge over Warders race was especially largo The bridge over tho race was about seven feet wide end formed a coutiuuinco of the sidewalk approach It was supported oniy by a stone wall under neath from which it projected nnd a few iron stringers eaten out by rust Iown with a Crash Juat before the first candidate for baptism was sent into the water there was a scream and a crash and 150 people were launched fifteen feet below into the race amid the debris and timber twisted irou and masses of loosened rock The sight was hor rifying and tho women lining the bauk fainted by dozeus The main bridge sank six inches at oue corner aud as the crowd rushed back from it panicstricken it was heard to crack ominously Tho people were driven back by a few coolheaded man and another catastrophe was averted The Miracle of tho The work of rescue was commenced at once and nearly every physician in tho city was summoned It is marvelous that no one was killed outright Among the 150 who vent down many held fast to large stone slabs from tho abutment and wero only able by fearful efforts to keep their heads above water while their limbs and bodies wero being crushed and mutilated by the timbers and stones Mayor Burnett and a detnil of poico assisted by the patrolforco and AVestern engine hous firemen were promptly on the spot and did heroic service List of the Iliully Hurt Out of the fifty or more wounded the fol lowing are the most sorious A Lehman Go years oldTaylor right lag shatter ed below tho kueo arid back hurt Mrs C D Myers right leg broken and heel par tially torn off Harry Myers sou of the above scalp torn completely off and arm broken in four live Mrs William Boston eoorod hip broken and in ternal injuries B F Day scalp torn off uu til it hung like a flap over faco W H Burns au nged man fracture of thigh possibly fa tal Mi1 Charles Morgan arm broken in two places and severe gash in the lit tle son George was with hor and both under water but Ilia child escjped unin jured Miss Ella Ray ankle broken and in ternal injuries Mrs Margaret FUnnery left arm brokn in two places elbow joint crushed and right arm broken at tho shoul der likely to prove fatal owing to advanced age Horacj Keifer son of exSpeaker Gon Warren Keiler arm broken in two places Miss Settle Heath head nnd chest crushed Andrew Burke head fractured and other wise injured MissClara Stokes head and forehead crushed Many others were slighly hurt Thou sands visited the scene of the calamity and tho town is iu a fevor of excitement over the accident The bridge has been weak and al most unsafe for some time WENT BY PNEUMATIC TUBE Terrifying lint Harmless Accident to a Chambermaid SPOKANE FALLS Wash April bermaid Annie Martin from Chicago was blonrn headlong through a pneumatic tube at tha now Hotel Spokane yesterday and barely escaped death In some way she was caught by the vrmgs of the ven tilating fan and hurled into the sheetiron pipe which carries fumes from the kitchen The fan which is a huge affair was making 1200 revolutions a minute and the blast drove the unfortunate girl up the escape pipe to the point where it narrowed at the second story Here her clothing wedgjd her fast Her muffled screams brought help the pipe was cut just below where she had lodged and the pris oner was released badly frightened but otherwise unburt MISUNDERSTOOD THE ORDER Throe Men Asphyxiated In a mine at LaSalle Ills LiSiiLE Ills April miners working in shaft TSo 2 of the Spring Valley Coal companys mines were smothered whila fighting fire yesterday morning Fire started during the night In a lower level At 10 oclock Superintendent John Eustice with a gang of men went below to attempt checking the flames They sent back orders which were understood to be to shut ofE the air supply Thg shaft quickly filled with gas and before assistance could be given Superintendent Eustiee N P Akeyson and Jacob Williamson were suffocated Their tiro companions were rescued before they lost consciousness and aided in bringi ng up the three bodies DEATH IN THE TORNADO From Nine to Fifteen People Killed in Alabama OziJUi Ala April upper portion of Geneva county was visited by a destruc tive tornado late Saturday afternoon Houses barns and fences were torn to pieces The country iti thinly populated No towns were struck One report places the number of persons killed or fatally in jured at nine and another at fifteen A Sorry Memory for tho Husband NIWABK N J April Mary Mo Arthur of 2S South Fifth street Harrison was fatally burned yesterday Her husband had found fault because the dinner was late While she was hurrying to take the dinner from the stove her clothing caught fire She ran to the top of the house and back to the street before she was caught and the flames extinguished All her cloth ing was burned and her body a mass of charred flesh Demolished the Custom House PORT HEBOX MicaApril steam ship Roumania came into the river Satur day and as she bagau to make a landing her redder broke and the huge ves sel crashed into the dock ploughing up the bank for a distance of fifty feet The boats DQV ran through the center of the custom i house completely demolishing it damaging another building IJOSB A Flirtation Nrw YORK April 21 H Griffith a young tailor of 104 Bayard street in at tempting yesterday to jump across an area way bstwsenbis room and roof an ad joining bouse where some girls with whom he had struck up a flirtation were standing missed his footing fell to tha pavement sixtyfive feet below and was instantly killed The Fire Fiend In Japan SAX FRANCISCO April ar riving yesterday brought Yokohama news to April t More disastrous fires bare oc curred in Japan On March 5 yA3 houses were burned at Aoraari The day after over 500 buildings were destroyed at Noshiro and over 800 at Mimuro The latter fire six hours Two Ien Irowned PHILADELPHIA April Mitch ell aged 32 and Joseph Kani aged ii were drowned by the upsetting of a siutT in the Delaware yesterday Three other men who were in the boat were saved after being iu the water hours The party had start ed out to the dry lisainj Kan Over i Little Chid CAIRO ill Ajril viitlibouiid passenger train on tlie MoUlo and Ohio road Saturday ran ovni child cutting off both its legs at the Uree The child was lying ou the trad apparently nsleop ami aroused itself jiiut as the cowcatcher of the engine touched it Seventy Cremated BROOKLYX April stables of con tractor Heman Clark iu Steubeu street were burned last night Seventy horses perished in tlie names Loss Set tha House Afire Her 1lpe KALAMAZOO Mich April U tho in quest on the bodies burned at Berlamont Friday the verdict was that the lire caught from Mrs Tells pipe AMENDE A LA PULITZER The World Makes a Curious Sort of Aduiissiou YORK April Tlie following ed itorial in the World is the talk of the town interview with exPresident Graver Cleveland published iu tho Uorld oi Thurs day ieist has excited considerabl commeut in the press throughout the country After a thorough investigation we aresutulied that all Mr Cleveland said for publication of n personal character was contained in the first fourteen tines of tho remarks at tributed to him and tlrit he did not uso the coarse and intemperatj personal expressions accredited to him in n subsequent portion of the interview Not Thill liillu of linn The friends of Air Cleveland will scarcely need uhis assurance as they well know that such Language is foreign to his tempermeut and custom und all will readily credit his explanation in view of Unnliguiliedjet mod est manner iu which ho has always borne himself on all occasions sinco his retirement from the presidency has won public admira tion and is the best guarantee that Uo is in capable of putting himself ou a level with his Nearly Xutlo Lacerated iml lead JAMESTOWV N Y April body of William Soliduy of Giade lluu Pa was found by tho roadside in Frendcrgost woods four miles from this city Saturday night Tlio body was nude with the exception of u shirt aud the flesli on tho arms and legs was terribly lacerated from running through tha woods He was probably in sane and died from exposure ISetter Look After His Own Soul CIXCIXXATI O April P Degarmo wife of the S S Degarmo a Presbyterian missionary now at work sav ing souls in Tennessee has sued for di force charging that her husband has nvnde a pas time of pounding and kicking her and using vile language toward her Not flattie Ltnrous IJody CHICAGO body oi the young woman washed ashore at Clnrk Station Iul Droves not to be that oi Mattio Bacon The body was disinterred Saturday ana viewed by the father of the missing girl He at once declared the body was not that of his daughter The body was not identified by anybody Railway Situation at ritLsburg PITTSBCRGApril committees appointed by the executive committee of the Federated Railway Employes called a4 tho railway offices in the city to seo what the companies were willing to do All the roads except tho B and O and Pittsburg and Lake Erie offered day conductors 24 cents night conductors Jio cents day brake men IS cents aud nighc brafcemen 19 couts per hour Th sa propositions were unani mously rejected tho federation insisting on its own proposition auJ declaring that an ultimatum Shouldnt Haio Spared His Muscle TORONTO Ont April H Whiting who was convicted of criminally assaulting his niece a girl of 11 years and who was sentenced to one year and eleven months imprisonment and twentyfive lashes with the cat received the latter punishment Saturrday He screamed loudly at each stroke of the cat blood was drawn Whiting has only one month more to serve FanAmericaus at Sforlolk NOHPOLK Va April delegates to the PanAmerican congress arrived at Old Point yesterday morning on their special train After breakfasting at the Hygeia ho tel they paid a visit to the fort and witnessed a drill by the army troops Later they vis ited Virginia beach and returning were shown through the navy yard and tho cruiser Baltimore and battleship Texas OBrien Will Wed a Russian LONDON Epril engagement is an nounced of Mr William OBrien the wall known Irish journalist orator and member of parliament and Mile Raffalovitch daughter of tha wealthy Parisian banksr of that nune CREAM Sits superior excellence proven in mes for more than a quarter of a century It is nsel by thtUnited En dorsed by the of the gmt M the Strongest Furect and most Healthful Dr PrJcea Cream Bakiuc Powder not eontais Ammonia Umeor Alnm Sold only inoini Ncwlfork GUooo iu ymnctooo it lei More Goods Marked and Placed Upon Our Counters All at Wet Goods Prices DEWENTER The Hatter HEADQUARTERS FOR asolioe Stoves RefriwatoFS Coolers Cream Freezers tare Mantels Grates We have about 5O of the above Gasoline Stoves that wo will sell at the greatly reduced price of formerly sold at Dont forget the number 4O8 Market street opposite olden Rule EDELWE1S Equal to any Imported Beer Made Delight fill Beautiful Try CDS Edelweis Beer made from the Best Im ported Hops and the Finest Select fjQP Malt to be had Warranted Pure and QIC n Draught in all Places ToDay A H SHUOTER Logansport CQAS M Formerly with Schnull Co Indianapolis CIGARS CIGAR JOBBERS 8l We8t Imported Key West and Domestic Cigars Fine Goods a Specialty State Agents for FUMASTHE GRAND and other Fine Goods The above Firm will be represented by Fred Djkeman In tills vicinity OUR Five Drives In CANNED GOODS FITZGERALD FOLEY 228 Market St Telephone No 105 B WHIT5ETT Dealer jn the Popular k Dewing Machine i The constantly increasing demand for the Domestic proves its excellence and our manv satisfied customers will tell you that the Domestic is the machine to buy R B 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