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   Logansport Pharos (Newspaper) - July 23, 1890, Logansport, Indiana                                LOGANSPORT DAILY PHAROS 16TH YEAE WEDNESDAY EVENING JULY 23 1890 NO 72 30HN Corner ON BETWEEN SEASON GOODS From now until the regular Fall Trade opens these goods will be received fresh every few days Having had a very successful Summer Trade and having no need of Clear ance Sales we can give our customers Fresh Goods bought strictly for cash and sold at prices that will stand any test P Come Goods and get Fresh Seidlitz Powders RAGING TEMPESTS Will Cmo Your U aciache Q GE1NTS S 12thSt Drue Store FURNITURE PRICES THE LOWEST Our Designs None but the Best Workmanship Allowed to Leave our Salesroom ESTATE For 12 residMtciS on Broadwuv For sale 10 residences on Spcnr street For sale j residences n North street For sale residences on Market street For sale residences on Ninth and Eleventh streets For sale residences on Cbippewn and Miami streets For sale resiilesccs on Toledo and Hacs streets For sale lota io all parts of the eitv and located in desirable places for build in sr For sale at a bargain lota on Syca more street To trade farms for city property To tradestocks of dry goods foi farms To tnvle a desirable residence with two orchards To trade six lots at Francisville Iiid for city property or for a good farm will pay the difference Wanted lots to sell in all parts of the city For particulars write or enquire of M M GORDON Pension and Heal Estate Agent Room No 3 Elliott Block Logansport I ml Again Spread Havoc and Death in the Northwest THE CYCLONES DHEADPUL WOEZ Pensions Pensions POP All Soldiers Who are dependent upon their own daily labor for support For Soldiers and Sailors widows For Children under Hi years of age For children permanently helpless nnd for dependent parents Apply in person or by letter for infor mation blanks and iustructious to BORDDN Pension Agent Elliott Block Logansport lu The Unittxl States BUILDING AND LOAN ASSOCIATION Of Potroit yich THOKlZED In Kive Classes of JIUO carh par value viz Class No 1 Si00 per Share monthly payments Noi Therms per Share No 3 50 No I paid for in nilvunw No 5 Investment Snares Money loaned on Hrst nunignite security only liorrowers receive full amount of loan Noprcmiiim deducted Of It FOUND ATION Security Economy Profit Equity Wo know that we present the most Equitable Plan in Existence iHjth lor Borrower ami In vestor Officers nnl IHrertors President Hos A HoWKtx VicePresident WM C BEXSETT Secretary S K KIBULK Treasurer CHAS A BUBK T nioti N t 1 Bank Directors Jons M DWYEK V H HASSIEK General Ajrent B E WoouHOrse HomeOBiee Butler Building S3 Grtswald St Special it K AjcX B F BITTLKK Spear St JAMES J SHAFFREY County Agent and Collector Office opposite court house Offiee open daily 8 a m to 4 p UK CaH or write for ttculars Nine Reported and the Details Meagre Owing to the Wires Being Peril af a Steamer on the Niagara Just Above tlic Miraculous Mreck on tlie Hock Men Killed arid a Dozen 1ersons Injured FARGO N D July cyclone passed over the northern part of this county about 3 oclock yesterday afternoon killing seven people and destroying much proper ty Houses were packed up by the furious wind carried a few yardfj and then dashed to pieces on the ground Trees were twisted off like straws while fences and other light articles were tossed about like feathers Some persons who saw it coming and knew by bitter experionce what the terrible funnelshaped cloud meant sought their cellars and were saved Others less fortunate did not see their peril until too late and lost their lives Crowds from this city left for the scene of destruction as soon as the reports were brought in Seven Persons Killed Oatright Details from the scene of the cyclone are meagre The only thing thus far learned is that the storm struck Bowan Clifford and Galesburg about twelve milts northwest of Hunter in the north ern part of Cnss county Five persons were killed outright and a man and his wife fatally injured near Clifford Wires on the branch lines are prostrate and par ticulars are hard to get A hailstorm did considerable damage to crops about twelve miles north of Fargo MARSHALL Minn July cyclone passed near Ghent Minn several miles west of here yesterday afternoon Two persons were killed and many more in jured Houses were swept down like grain before a reaper Cloudburst In Colorado DENVEK July storms pre vailed throughout Colorado yesterday At Canon City a cloudburst swelled the current of the Arkansas river causing great loss of stock over one hundred cat tle being swept past that city in an hour The Rio Grande track through the gorge was swept away and the trains will be delayed for several days Near Central City a cloudburst carried away a camping party of four people and did immense damage to railroads and stock In this city cable car traffic was suspended and immense damage done Itcmarkaljlu TClectric Storm ASHLAND Wis July most re markable electrical storm ever known in this section passed ovur northern Wiscon sin and the Lake Superior country last night It was accompanied by a terrific downpour of rain and heavy wind Sev eral houses barns nnd outhouses in this city were wrecked but no one was in jured howeverIt is reported from points outside that all the railroads in tins sec tion will suffer greatly Much damage was done in the neighboring towns SAVED BY A MIRACLE Awful Peril it an Kxuiirsion Steamer ill Kiiphls AlliultN N Y July gentleman who arrived in the city on the Cen tral traiti Monday night gave a United Press reporter an account of what might have been a terrible casualty at Niagara Falls Monday The pleasure steamer Ella II which runs from Port bay to Buckhorii island was obliged lo run around Green island on account of the low water in the river The island is only a short distance above the cataract Just as the steamer was rounding the island in the swiftost part of the river at that point the engine gave out The anchor was hove overboard but it failed to catch for distance dragging along on the rock bottom When it lid finally get a hold the boat was under such headway that the bulkhead to which the hawser was at tached was torn from its fastenings Saved a Knot in the Chain When nearly the whole of the chain had been payed out the end became knotted in the hole in the bulwarks and held the boat The trouble with the engine proved to be a defective valvo which was sioon re paired and the boat was again got tinder headway but so great was the forcu of the current that it took fifteen minutes to reach the spot where the anchor caught 100 feet upstream from the boat There were about 150 passengers on the steamer and a pleasure barge attached to it There was a terrible scene of fainted children screamed and men bid each other goodbye The boat wns only short distance above the falls when stopped nnd it was a miracle which saved the lives of the 150 people on board THE WRECK ON THE ROCK ISLAND Engineer uml Two Unknowns Killed nnd a Number AVoiinded CHICAGO July disaster on the Rock Island railway Monday eight occurred about one mile west of Lyman Col The sngine and baggage smoking nd chair cars went through the bridge while the sleeper barely missed going into the abyss also The bridge had been wrecked by a cloud burst The engineer John McCormick was killed his body has been recovered from under the engine with two others not yet identified Injuries to Vassiinjjers t Twelve passengers were injured most of the wounds being bruiser and cuts not serious The worst hurt were William Watson of head and face cut right side badly cut and seriously injured all over John Yates of shoulder bruised and back injured E H Hen dricks baggage master head cut and back injured B Browlins train porter head cut left band badly lacerated oae finger on right hand broken H V Bull news agent face head and legs badly cut and internally injured Killed by Fail of Ore ASHLVXD Wis July Smitberon a miner at the Aurora mine at Ironwood was killed Monday by a fall of ore Ho was carried down with fully sixty tons of ore a distance of fifty feet Tbree People Suffocated CtxcixXiTi July fourstory tenement house at 44 East Front street was destroyed by fire at 11 oclock last night The tenement was nil of families many had narrow i ho fire Pour Firemen Seriously Hart PjTTSBUBG July large woolen manufacturing establishment of Bradley Barton Co on River avenue Allegheny City was almost totally destroyed by fire last evening Loss T5000 insured Fore man Rensiehausen and Hosemeu Hortz Fletcher and Bietz were buried under a falling brick wall They were quickly dug out and sent to the general hospital Their injuries are serious The Victims of tliu Cathleen Disaster BRADFORD Pa July Eras special from Alexander bay N Y says the bodies of Mr and Mrs E B Pember ton Mrs Hart and Miss Maggie Henry who were drowned in the disaster here Thursday last have been recovered Divers found them in the cabin of the tmnken yacht Cathleen They will be brought here today A Paralytic Snffocatttd NEW YORK July started in fivestory tenement 157 Third avenue yes terday afternoon AH the tenants escaped except Mrs Mackie aged 40 who lived on the top floor Mrs Mackie was paralyzed and nnablu to help herself and was suf focated before assistance eould reach her WAS AGAINST THE HiOTIOB BILL ORIGINAL PACKAGE BILL The House Passesthe Omnibus Bleaa Vote in tbe Negrative WASHINGTON CiTr July senate yesterday discussed the Indian appropria tion at length and completed considera the first half of it The senate passed the house bill to dispose of Fort Ellis res ervation with an amendment and the house bill lauds to Miles City Mont The house agreed to the substitute for the original package bill and passed the bill by a vote of 113 to 97 The bill gives states the right to prohibit the manufac ture and sale within their limits regard less of where produced of any product instead of confining the prohibition to in tojricants The bankruptcy bill was then taken up and debated at length without aotion Not a Strict Party Vote The vote on the original package bill in the house was not a strict party vote sev eral prominent Republicans voting nay The negative vote is given as follows Ab bott Allen of Michigan Atkinson of Pennsylvania Banks Belknap Berger Breckinridge of Arkansas Brewer Bros ius Buchanan of New Jersey Candlerof Massachusetts Cauuoa Carter Catch ings Chipman Cogswell Coleman Con ger Cooper of Ohio Craig Grain Culber son of Texas Culbertson of Penn sylvania Cutcheon Dalzel Dar lington Dolliver Elliott Evans Feath erstone Finley Fithian Flick ian Funston Gear Gifforfl Greenhalge Henderson of Iowa Hill Hitt Hopkins Houk Kelley Kennedy Kcrr of Iowa Lacey Lanham Martin of Texas Mason McDuftee McKenna Miles Morey Mar rlil Morrow Morse ODonnell ONeil of Massachusetts ONeill of Pennsylvania Payson Perkins Peters Pickler Pugs ley Quackenbush Raines Ray Rife Robertson Rockwell Howell Russell Sayurs Smith of Illinois Spooner Ste phenson StRwurd of Texas Stewart of Vermont Stivers Struble Stump Swe acy Taylor of Illinois Taylor of Tennes see E B Taylor J D Taylor Thompson Townsond of Colorado Townsend ol Pennsylvania Turner of Kansas Van devor Waddill Walker Wallace Wilson of Kentucky Wilson of Washington A COSTLY BLACK SNAKE ts Ieath Mulcts Farmer McNanghton in the Sum of RUTLANDVt July field on Henry Naughtons farm the stump of an im mense hnckberry tree has stood for years It has long beon hollow and decayed but the tree had been an old landmark and the stump was so large it was looked upon an interesting relic and was not turbed A few rods from the stump Ifarmer McNaughtou had a barn which was used for storing hay iu A couple of big stacks of recently cut hay stood be tween the sturnp and the barn Makes It Warm for the Serpent The other day the farmer was paining near the old hackberry stump when he saw a blacksnake run into a hole in the stump Like everybody else McNaugh ton hates snakes so he proceeded to give tbe serpent a housewarming The stump was soon firod and out came his snake ship only to be cruelly slaughtered by the elated farmer But he found that the stump wasnt tbe abiding place of that alone for from every hole and fissure in the old ruin nnd from among the decayed roots snakes came wriggling and writhing out until the grouu d was lit erally alive with them as they scattered in all directions to escape Also for His Hay Crop They were too many for the farmer so he hurried off for help When he got back with his son and a hired man his two naystacks and his barn were ablaze Fire from the stump had followed trains of loose hay that lay on the ground and reached the stacks and barn The hay stacks and barn full of hay Were soon nothing but piles of ashes The loss is about 1000 and not another snake was killed as far as the returns are in GOEDONS THREAT Georgias Governor Advocates a Business Boycott Trying to Restore Rates CHICAGO July 23The committee of general managers of western railroads to which has been committed the task of finding n way to restore east bound freight rates from the Missouri river had another meeting yesterday The situation was discussed for three hours but no way was found of solving the difficulty When the meeting broke affairs were just where they stood before it started The com mittee will meet again Trotting at Detroit DETROIT July was ad mitted free to the grounds of the Detroit Driving club yesterday and there were 16000 people present The first race trot was won by Leopard in the last three heats best time took the pace best time McDowell was the winner of the trot best time The special race trot was unfinished Nominated a Speaker SPRLXGFIELD Ills July Re publican members of the house of repre sentatives present to attend the extra session of the legislature to consider Worlds fair business met in caucus last night and nomiuated W G Cochran for speaker on the second ballot Russia UuloadlhgHer Silver ST PETERSBURG July Russian minister of finance is actively engaged in adjusting the questions growing out of the situation in regard to silver as affect ed by the legislation in America nnd the advance in the price of bullion in London Large amounts of silver are daily eiport Pat Calhoun Indoraes Resistance and Froposes Direct Trade vlth Emrope Northern ToBe Boycotted if tbe Bill Passes and Bints of Disas ter to Northern Capital Invested South A Decidedly Angry Opposition to Measure JJirwYoRK July The Heraiid pub lishes a dispatch from QoTernor Gordon of Georgia in which the governor states that he is in entire accord with this spirit tone and practical suggestions of The At lanta Constitution as to use a boy cott as a means of seUTpieservatiion and commercial independence Jif the useless and infamous force bill becomes a law Moreover the governor says that spirit will possess and control approximately ev ery white man woman and child in the southern states Hopeful of tho Senate The governor says that ever the bill passed the houne he has hopnd that some of the Republican senators would be found patriotic enough broad and brave enough to prefer the wellbeing of the country to party ascendancy But if this hope is not realized and the forcis bill be comes a he will use whatevar influ ence he may possess to arouse the south ern people to the necessity of looking only to their exhaustless resources Will Resist by Lawful Means We will he says welcome to our section all our countrymen of tha north who may wish to live among us and we will still protect all their investments and tights of property by impartial laws and honest courts but we shall counsel a re turn to the old system of the election of representatives by a general ticket if needs be or a resort to any lawful peaceful means in order to protect tho right of choosing representatives and to resist the wrong of having them chosen for us by federal supervisors No Justification Nor Excuse The governor concludes his dispatch as follows We will still endeavor to keep peace and promote good will between the races and sincerely hope that the south ern negroes will not destroy their own prosperity by consorting with those whose rnad policy threatens the wellbe ing ot both races We shall still hope that after these years of apparent recon ciliation of restored confidence we shall not see the whole current of national sen timent turned backward and downward by sectional legislation which has no pos sible justification nor rational excuse PAT CALHOUNS OPINIONS He Conies Out Strong in Favor of tho Boycott Idea ATLANTA Ga July 28 Pat Calhoun of the Richmond Terminal system which has control of tbe East Tennessee and Georgia systems of road himself In favor of n boycott of the north if the south should be forced under negro rule by tbe force bill He says No man deprecates sectional issues more than do but if the Republican party passes the force bill nil we can do i to rally our strength and to rely upon ourselves In this we have the support of conservative men north Vist sums of northern money have been invested in the south and any strike at thj south affects this in vestment IIrect Trade witH Europe I have always been an advocate of di rect trade with Europe I believe that it will eventually come to the southern peo ple if they stand together and rally to the support of her great industrial enterprises and the time is not distant when in our southern ports will ride the ships of all nations Whatever I con do to promote direct trade with Europe will bei cheerful ly done and influence I may have with the railroads of the siouth will be used to accomplish this result A Republican View of the Matter NEW YORK July The Tribuneii Washington special says Probably thu most foolish thing which the opponent of the elections bill have done this far iii to threaten men from the north who have Invested money in business enterprises iu the southern states and to couple with this as The Atlanta Constitution ban done a threat to boycott northern mer chants and business men generally There is not the least danger that either threat will be executed or that any southern buainess man will have the least sympa thy with it The plain truth is that south ern men who are earning an honest living and making money by application to busi ness have outgrown the provincialism and intolerance of southern Democratic poli ticians and have begun seriously to doubt their wisdom Poor Sliow for the Election Bill WASHINGTON CITY July A leading Republican member of the senate one who is engaged in steering the business of that body at this time said to a re porter of the United Press yesterday that the tariff could not well be brought to a final vote before Sept 1 that it would be impossible to keep a quorum here after that time and that he did not see how the federal election bill could pass the senate at this session of congress Southern Republicans to Protest BIRMINGHAM Ala July 23 ExGover ernor Smith Postmaster Houston and other Republicans yesterday signed a call for a mass meeting of Republicans to protest against the passage of the Lodge force bilC The meet af will be held and the indications are that it will be largely attended A meeting of the chamber of commerce has been called for the same purpose Some Southern Disapprobation RICHMOND Va July 23 The chamber of comnierce has expressed disapproval of a boycott on northern goods in case of the passage of the federal election bill A Kick Xhae Was a Boomerang WASHIXGTOX CITT July Superin tendent Porter has presented to Secretary Noble the request of the citizens of Kan sas City that the first count of the popu lation of that city be regarded as the of ficial count and he recommends that this request be granted As a result of the re count of a number of in that city the returns showed a population of 1209 less than was ascertained by the first count F1NISKI AND BolhLoied One Girl and Therebj Haugs an Interesting Tale TBEXTON X J July hem re talking abont a matter that has all the elements of a successful farcecom edy Last Saturday Peter Finiski and Mary Epswick went from here to Camden to be married and after the ceremony re turned to a saloon kept by Mrs Lizzie PurceJl where Mary lived as a eervant and where a wedding reception was to be held Flnlstis Roll TTon Mary For months previous to the wedding Finiski and Charles Kepwotski had been making love to Mary each with equal chances of success apparently until one night when Finiski on his return from the rolling mill exhibited a iiiij roll ot bills That roll of money secured for him the hand and heart of Mary It also obtained household goods paid a months house rent in advance and bought a ring In fact it made Peter Mary happy It also mode Kepwotski angry The latter appeared at the wedding festivities last Sunday night and threatened to kill Fin iski But Now She Rues Her Bargain But Peter did not wait for the slaugh ter He left word for his bride that he would ret urn soon then he hustled out of a back way and left the city Now Mrs Finiski is angry and says her hus band is a coward and she wont live with him if ho comes back She has also sold the household outfit back to the furniture dealers and she smiles so pleasantlp on Kepwotski nowadays t hat it is predicted that she may soon change hur name again GAUDAUR SEIEMS INVINCIBLE amounts ui are umiv ejLuur spread so rapidly as to cut off the escape the Empire to BeVli of Simon Xfnceshjs 10ysarold sou Harry j rAmgterd and an unknown woman supposed to be Mrs Minces who were suffocated The were recovered and taken to the morgue Three other persons Nick man Mary Katmeyer and Eva Minces and Amsterdam The President at the Capital WASHDTGTOS CITY July Harrison accompanied by his son Russell Tne Weather we WASHINGTON Crrr The follow Ins are the weather Indicat ons for thirtysix hours from S p m yesterday For Illinois southerly winds warmer weather For Upper Michigan anu Showers southerly shifting to wsterly winds warm er weather For Fair weather preceded i in central and eastern portions by showers westerly winds warmer For Indiana Fair weather followed by showers southerly lllall J Ct U141UG9 a t n w n were bad Iv burned Ixf ore they could bi Harrison returned to the city last even Ij0wer MichiganFair weather followed by fm ae Ma ws surl winds slihtl rer j rescuea I ing from Cape May showers southerly winds slightly warmer His Crew Wins a Splendid Professional FourOared Knee ut JDuluth DULUTH Minn July at the regatta yesterday was nearly double that of Monday The junior fours was rowed over and won by the Minnesota club after a brilliant race iu which the Winnipeg club which won the race Mon day was lust time of winners There was another foul however and the race has to be again rowed Corbett of the Catlin club was an easy winner of the senior singles in The Minne sota club took the single doubles in 1055K the Catlin club crew getting awny off their course by mistake and thereby losing Cracks in a FourOarert Race Five crews contested the professional fouroars Hnmm Gaudaur McKay and Ten Hosmer Wise Teenier and Haclan the Erie crew of Buffalo West End crew of Buffalo and Wallace Ross with a picked crew The race was a mag nificent one as it should have been with so much talent in it But it soon nar rowed down to a struggle between the Hanlan and Gttudaur crews Gaudaurs crew won in Hanlans coming in two seconds later The distance was three miles WISCONSIN PROHIBITIONISTS They Are in the Field with si Bennett Jlmr Isiored MADKOS Wis July The Prohibi tionists have nominated Dr Alexander of Eau Claire for governor and it is under stood that he will accept the honor For lieutenant governor William Johnson St Croix county treasurer Robert Fargo of Jefferson attorney general T E Van Kenlen of Oshkosh state superintendent Henry Sumner OL railroad commissioner J Q Black of Richland Center insurance commissioner Andrew Peterson Green county The platform besides the usual uncom promising prohibition resolutions and a female suffrage plank contained when reported the following We favor a liberal public education in the English language enforced and supervised by the state as embodied in the Bennett law A determined light against this plank was immediately begun and with success for it was stricken out The rest of the platform was adopted ARE OUR STATESMEN SCOUNDRELS 2 The Pith of a Question Asketl by the New York Herald NEW YORK July Heralds Washington special says Are English influences at work in the senate Is the power of English money so great in this country that it can defeat legitimate ap propriations for the government work in order that the syndicates composed of English capitalists may reap the benefit These reflections are suggested by the failure of the conferees on the fortifica tions bill to reach a satisfactory conclu sion regarding the disputed items in that measure The reason of the Heralds imputation of rascality on the select of the American people is the difference of opinion as to an appropriation for Watervleit arsenal which it may bo noted is located in New York state The 15ase tiiili Experts CHICAGO July base ball play ing yesterday resulted in the following scores League At delphia 10 Pictsburg innings and Clements Hecker and Wilson At 2 Boston 3 and Zimmer Clarkson and Bennett At Brooklyn 16 Cincinnati 5 Rhines and Harrinyton Terry and Clark At 14 New York 7 and Kittridge Welch and Murphy Brotherhood At 6 New York 7 and Hal ligan Keefe and Ewing At Cleveland 11 Brooklyn 10 batterie Gruber and Sutcliffe Sowders Daily and Hemming At 1 Philadelphia 6 and Car roll Sanders and Milligau At Chicagi Chicago 1 Boston 1 and Boyle Gumbert and Murphy Western At game Kansas City 0 Minneapolis 4 second game Kansas City 5 Minneapolis 9 at St City 2 St Paul 4 at 7 Milwaukee 19 A Koosicrs Ht FaHs XIAGAKA FALLS X Y July H Welmao of Fort Wayne Ind created a decided sensation hero Monday He came in vith an excursion and with some companions went on a spree He strolled into the pleasure grounds and thinking it was a hotel took off his clothes hung them on a fence near the brink of thecat arsct and went to sleep under a tree The clothes were found by some workmenand it was thought to be a case of murder or suicide While the police were searching the falls for the body intelligence was received that there was a man at the police station who wanted a suit of he had lost They were brought to him and the mystery was exnlainel His Wife Had Decamped IXDIAXAPOLIS July Robin son secured a position in Louisville a month ago and sent monejto his wife here to defray her expenses to that city fot hearing from her he came here and found that she and their two children had left their home three weeks ago takinj the furniture with them and leaving no as to their objective point VARIETY THE FLANNEL SACK COAT OTHER iNiSft STYLES FLANNEL SHIRTS AND COATS iiimni 1 J 3OS BROADWAY s Tailor Between 5th and 6th Sts THE HOOSIEfi WIRE Strange Case of Insanity at the Capital THE VICTIM WILL NOT TAKE POOD Attempt to AHHUttrtinate a farmer Test of tho Australian SyKtrm at Goshen HrUOkfthlre for Contrregfl A tSmtkc That Took ill ti Dozen Kjrgs Kukoino Dlaaater for Fanners Fatal Accident INDIANAPOLIS July 23 The physician of this city are puzzled ovtr Mininge case of insanity George Kltin n butcher aged years was declared insane Mon day Three months ago he went fishing with liis brother at Broad Ripple While there he wandered away during a fit of men id and was not found for reveral days Since that time he htis re fused lo take any food other than milk every few days Klein is so reduced that he is nealy a skeleton and is in danger of dying His delusion is that he is always full of food and consequently none cau be forced upon him It is now five days aince he has taken any nourishment Attempted AssasHinallon An attempt was made Sunday night to Chares Hurgus a prominent farmer of Vigo township Knox county as he was reluming from Edwardsport where he had been attending an Odd Fel lows lodge meeting Ha was riding on horseback Just as hewas crossing a railroad track some one fired upon him from ambush The first shot took effect in his right arm A second shot fired as his horse bounded over tbe rail road embankment missed him The wound is serious and will disable Mr Har gus for months Robbery is the supposed cause of the attack New State Prison Wanted Indianas need of another state prison U being brought before the public The two prisons one at Jcflursonville and the other at Michigan City are now crowded to their utmost capacity and if the courts keep up their present rate of conviction some of the prisoners will have to be con fined in county jails The coming legis lature will probably be asked to build an addition to the Michigan City prison TRIED THE AUSTRALIAN SYSTEM A Railway Election at Goahen Held Un der the New Law GosilEN Ind July A trial given the Australian system of votmg Tuesday the occasion being the balloting to see if the township should grunt 000 to the Toledo nnd Chicago Air Line railroad The proposition was carried by a majority of about 500 This being the first practical test of the new Australian system of course the election aroused a great deal of interest So thorough has been the campaign of education however that there was very little trouble experi enced by the boards with the voters Would Vitiate a Close Vote Taking the township as a whole not ovei twenty ballots will have to be thrown out on account of their illegality and the greater part of these were abortive by reason of the polling clerks failing to put their initials on the which they are required to do by law There were three booths arranged at every precinct for the convenience of the voter They were canvascovered cages the canvaa reaching down to a mans hips and con UUned a board pad and stamp with which to stamp the ballot Nominated for Office TEIJEE HAUTE Ind July The Eighth district Democratic convention re nominated Congressman Elijah Voorhees hi re by acclamation A number of candidates for state offices were pres ent and introduced After the conven tion adjourned the convention of dele gates from Vermillion Vigo and Sullivan counties nominated Isaac C Kesler of Vigo county for joint representative The Farmers alliance cf Vigo county has placed a ticket in the field headed by O P Smith and Sanmel Coltern for the legislature A number of members were opposed to the separate political action and withdrew from the convention MABTISSVTLLE Ind July Joseph Moore of Johnson county has been nom inated on the first ballot at Morgantown for senator from Morgan Johnson and Brown counties by his Democratic con stituents An KggSacklag Sumke RICHMOND Ind July Miss Julia Levering is a farmers daughter and she lives near New Paris She went ont to the barn on Monday to gather hens eg Sbe was returning to the house with a dozen eggs in tier apron when she saw the head anil part of the body of a big black snvike at one side of a big chopping block Miss levering stopped and as she it felt herself turning cold She couldnt 6nd her voice to scream so she fainted When she came to tin eggs had all disap peared presumably down tbe snakes throat meuts arc torgerics ins score or Vlefltns include capitalists laborers and women in short any one from whom he could get money iu amounts ranging from ilO to liis partner J H Chrisly will sell his home to repay a loan of 53000 and teOO pension money taken from a colored soldier Tom Artist for safe keeping will never be enjoyed by that individual The Corn Crop 11 Fallnre JEFFERSONVILLK Ind July mmediate raiu cannot save the corn crop md it like most other crops will be a complete failure No such disastrous for a general ion has occurred Reports from all over 1 state tell but one burned up meadows and matures and gardens brown and yullow otatoes are allsiuall few iu tlio hills ami all cereals past redemption Fatal Accldont tit u JEFFEHSOXVILLK Ind July hor riblo accident occurred near tVottvillo Monday night Thomas Hamilton and amily were driving home when a bridge broke down with the wngon throwing the occupants under it Hamiltons daugh ter aged 4 years was instantly killed and lis wife fatally injured llnttt in Ceiitiiil America NKW OIILEAXS July Gen eral Martinez of Guatemala has received a cablegram from the Guatemalan mlnls er to Mexico stating that there has beetk 10 battle between Gaucemalaun and Saa Salvadorians The cablegram also that representatives of five Central Ameri can states on the 21st inutaut signed an agreement asking Gvn to vacate the control of San Salvad jr Those Insubordinate Grenadiers Losoos July the final re view of the Grenadier ju irds Monday bjr tht commanderinchief there were many scenes of disorder among the man who had received sentences of puiieh ment for their mutinous conduct were es pecially recalcitrant Thay plucked from hcir breasts the medals von an campaign and threw them across parade ground THE WARKIiTS Chicago C me AGO July tt On the board of trade today Quotations were as follows 2 Angtut opened SSc closed September opened closed Decttmber opened 2 ouly opened cloeod AuijusU opi nod and closed September opened iBHc closed 2 July opened Strfc closed 3c Au gust opened closeJ September opened closed opened and closed AugUBt opened flOJB closed September opened closed opened and closed S575 Live stock yards prices Hogs opened active anti firm aK buying Oc higher ligit grades 391 rough ackibtf mixed lota heavy packing and thluplng Attorney KOKOMO Ind July 23 Freeman Cooper an attorney of this city sconded and leaves behind him debta amounting to 415000 on which nothing j can be collected u most of the Produce creameries 15J4 per ft finest darles stock EggsStricl ly fresh per doz PoultryChickesig hens per roosters 5c turkey mixed lob spring ducks c eeso t4003SlH per doz I lose f375fttOI per bbl to choice leOoaSOOperhhl 0jt Racine choice per ISijt case 11 wpberries Biaoli per 24qt case red ilT532QO per 24 jt caM 21qt New Tort i Nsw YOBK July 22 2 red winter cswh do Anfrait do Keptfmxr do De cember 96fcjc 2 mixed do September 43 do October 16Hc No mixed cash We do Sfrptembftr western to 50c JlwWy Dull unchanged mesv tliraaiaao nnd nominally un changed Livestock but no trading in beeves feeef steady native Tg S and lambs He D lowtri tihetf ftJto ff 100 Bis lambs doll live hogs V 100 CREAM Ita nipertorexoeiMBM pcoren m Kffljonf of honmtor more Hun it quarter of a dtnlury It unscdbr theCnttcdaaMMGoTemmeiit Jtn by tbe of vremt Unlrenittm MtbeatioDccci Fnrat and mtmt Hcoltkfa Dr CrenB Beldnsr Pnrdei doem not eontalB or Alum SoidoBlr own PmlcS BAJOJIO PO WTDKBCIX New Cbicajpt SttPnnckKO 3tLoait   

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Newspaper Archive is the world's largest online newspaper database featuring over 155+ million newspaper pages. Plus our database expands by one newspaper page per second for a total of around 2.5 million pages per month! The value of your membership grows along with it.

Genealogy Made Simple

Those looking to find out more about their forefathers can empower their genealogy search with Newspaper Archive. Within our massive database, users can search ancestors' names for news stories and obituaries. We must understand our past to understand our future!

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$9.95

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Take advantage of our Introductory Membership offer and become a member for 1 month only for $9.95!

Your full introductory membership payment will be credited toward the cost of full membership any time you choose to upgrade!

Your Membership Includes:
  • 10 page views for 1 month
  • Access to Over 155+ million Newspaper Pages
  • Ability to View, Save, and Print
  • Articles featuring over 100 million people
  • Weekly Search Alerts - We search for you!
  • & Many More Features!
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Your Membership Includes:
  • Unlimited Page Views
  • Access to Over 155+ 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!
Subscribe for a 6 Month Membership only for $99.95
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Your Membership Includes:
  • Unlimited Page Views
  • Access to Over 155+ 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!

What our Customers Say:

"It is amazing how easy and exciting it is to access all of this information! I found hundreds of articles about my relatives from Germany! Well worth the subscription!" - Michael S.

"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.

"A great research tool. Allows me to view events and gives me incredible insight into the stories of the past." - Charles S.

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