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Logansport Pharos (Newspaper) - August 19, 1890, Logansport, Indiana LOGANSPORT DAILY PHAROS 16TH YEAJ8 TUESDAY EVENING AUGUST 19 1890 NO 95 30HN Corner ON BETWEEN SEASON SHORT AND SHAEP GOODS Is Webbs Reply to a from Powderly Letter From now until the regular j IT AMOUNTS TO A BOLD DEFIAUOE Fall Trade opens these goods will be received fresh every a ver Trade few days Having had successful Summer 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 and get Fresh Goods From this date I wlil buy no more Second Hand Ooocls of any description I Intend to close out all of my stock with the intention of staiting vip a straight out and our Furniture Store and carrying a com plete Stock of Trunks and Valises Toko advantage of these closing out prices and call oarly GEO W RODAFER ili Hrimilway Murilo k Hotel N B I have over 175 Watches that 1 want to close out to realize the money In vested In them Also over 1OO Heating Stoves that will be sold very cheap BEflL ESTATE For sale 12 residences on Broadwav For sale 11 residences on Spear street For sale Ii residences on Mtrket street For sale residences nn NinthEleventh and Eighteenth streets For sale residences rn Narth street For sale residences on Chippcwii and Miami streets For sale on Toledo street For Bale iota iu all parts of the city For sale cheap lots between Sinead nnd George streets from to each Farms to trade for city property Lots wanted on High North Broad way and Market sireeis For particulars write or enquire of M M GORDON Pension and Real Estate Agent Room No S Elliott Block Logansport Ind FURNITURE PRICES THE LOWEST Our Designs None hut the Best Workmanship Allowed to Leave our Salesroom The ChallitnKB Ilkely To Be Accepted and a Strike Flatly Declined but War on the Knights of Labor cant Meeting of Hallway Brotherhood Cipher Toleffram Bent to Freight Blockade at Buffalo Very Complete NEW YorK Aug proposed interview between Vice President Webb of the New York Central and General Master Workman Powderly did not take place yesterday Instead the K of L ex ecutive board held a meeting and formu lated a communication to Webb which was delivered to him by a committee from the executive board consisting of J J Holland and A W Wright with a request that he read it carefully and let the board know what he thought of it as soon us pos sible Webb promised to have his reply ready by 1 p m and the committee took leave of him The K of L board meet ing took place Sunday and Powderly left for BuftiihO Sunday uight Tho Preliminary Correspondence It was a mooted question yesterday whether the correspondence would bo mado public before today but that was settled lnit night when Webb gave in out for publication In the statement issued Webb says that on Saturday last Pow derly wrote him stating that he expected by Monday to have completed his in quiry into the causes of the strike and he would be glad if an interview could be arranged for Monday morning between 10 and 12 oclock He desired to discuss tho question of arbitration of tho differ ences between tho company and its knight employes who were discharged prior to Aug 8 Webb replied agreeing to the interview but suggesting that as the reports of interviews already had be tween himself and Holland Hayes and Donovan on the Hume subject had boon greatly misrepresented it would be for the interest of all concerned if tho matter which Powderly wished to present were put in writing A General Strike Coming Tlie Sun this morning says that the re sult of the deliberations at Buffalo has not been publicly announced but two members of the conference are authority for the statement that a general strike will be ordered today on all the roads in which the Vanderbilts own a controlling interest These lines are the New York Central the West Shore the Lake Shore the Michigan Central the Canada South ern and the Chicago and Northwestern Tho Central Will Fight Vice President Wobb said to a reporter last night after giving out the lettersi I dont know that I can add much to what I have written Wo are in this fight to stay We will not arbitrate We will fight Some of our men have been dis charged for cause and we will neither take them back nor submit to arbitration our reasons for discharging them They wore not discharged because they wero knights That wo have stated again and again We feel that we havethe support oJ nil rightminded men in our course Reiimrks ly Mr Wright Wright and Holland of the executive I board were unaware oE tho nature of Webbs reply to Po wdorlys letter until told lute last evening by the reporters They were unwilling to discuss it and said that nothing could be done in the matter until Powderly returned Wright said lex poet tho chief and the supreme council of the federation at tomorrow morn ing As soon as they arrive they will go into session and will probably confer with tho general executive board of the knights 1 have no doubt that they will take prompt action Could Tic It Up for a Year When asked if there was any possibil ity of the supreme council ordering agen eral strike he said I cannot say what will be done Should they take that Bption I think that we could keep the road tied up for a year or so POWDERLY STATES THE CASE return to the city as soon as my enggaements and if you address me at the St Cloud hotelit will be carefully attended to and placed before on my return Vice President Webbs Beply Webb in his reply says I have to say that no one of the per sons discharged from tho service of this company prior to Aug S and refered to in your communication was discharged be cause he was a member of your order The immediate superiors of each of said persons reported to the superintendent good cause for the discharge and the superintendent investigated each case The management also investigated them and the action of the superintendent was approved The management does not deem it consistent with its continuance and prosperity in business and with the discharge the duties it owes to the peo ple to submit the propriety ot its action in the discharge of any of ita employes to arbitration I have read your communi cation with care and I think the forego ing answers tbe points presented by yon ind defines the position cf this company ALONG THE STRIKE LINES A Gathering That May Mean a Good Deal for the Railways BUFFALO N Y Aug meeting took place here yesterday of railway union magnates that is ominous of further truble for the roads It was convened by Madtcr Workman Powderly or rather upon his invitation and was in the na ture of u conference Those invited said they did not know what was intended by Powderiy that he had asked them to come and they came The leaders taking FACT8 IN FIGUBES Batch of Statistics Our Railways About EHOBMOUS BUSINESS TOE A YEAR part theruin were T V Powderly grand master workman of the Knights of Labor F P Snrgent of Terre Haute grand mas ter of the Locomotive Firemen and presi dent of the supreme council of Railroad Employes G W Hart of Terre Haute grand master ot the Brotherhood of Rail road Conductors S E Wilkinson o Galesbunj Ills grand master of thi Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen ant Frank grand master of the Switchmens Mutual Aid Association o North America The proceedings wen secret and the inembers ol the conferenci would say nothing as to its probable re suit Tllff Blockade of Freight The freight yards here are full of can so full that until they are sent away there is no room morej The company has iv new force of men which the yard musters say will work if the strikers will let them Freight agents were in despair because their freight isnot forwardedand altogether the situation could not have been worse Much of the freight in the yards is perishable such as dressed beef and in spite of fresh supplies of ice it is beginning to smell to heaven Powderiy left for New York last night and Sweeney followed him Very little freight was moved in the yards during the day An Ominous Cipher TelegrBm BOSTOX Aug Lee represent ing the 1C of L yesterday sent from Buf falo the following cipher dispatch to the New England Protective Railway union in this city Whatsoever whatever or more Be in readiness President R B Turnbull of tho New England union says that the dispatch calls upon the men here to be prepared for nn emergency He says there is a possibility of a general strike The men here would not strike from sympathy but if such a move would benefit the Now York strikers they would go out The roads to be affected would be the Ktchburg and Boston and Albany Getting Beady for Troublous Times DANVILLE Ills Aug Chicago and Eastern Illinois and the Ohio and In diana coal railroads lire laying in full sup plies and making other arrangements for New Tension Law POP All Soldiers Who arc dependent upon their own daily labor lor support For Soldiers and Sailors widows For Children under 16 years of age For children pcrmanenHyhclptess anil for dependent parents Apply in person or by letter for infor mution blanks anil instructions to fL BORDDN Eiliott Block Pension Agent Logansport lad SUMMER RESORTS OF Northern Michigan Reached by tho Brand Rapids S Indiana Railroad 1 TUB FISUINC IIXE MACKIXAC the many Resorts reached rherefrom Sault bte Marie Marqueite Les Cbcneaux PETOSKBY AND MAY VIEW Harbor Springs Habor Point Vfequeton slntr Xharlevolx etc located in the immediate vicinity TRAVERSE newbborlntr Resorts Omemi Old Mission KUt Kapids euj The many lakes and streams afford the flnest of flsbuw The Brook Trout the celebrated Grayling Black Bass anil other varieties of game fish Tho Master Workman Asks Webb to De clare Ilia Position On Sunday Powderly wrote Webb that he was called from the city nnd ivns there fore obliged to commit to pnpor what he would rather discuss personally He was informed that old and faithful employes had been summarily dismissed because they were members of and active in the Knights ot Labor that up to the time of their discharge they were faithful em ployes with good records Tho frequency of the dismissals left little room for doubt in the minds the men that they were all in danger of discharge nt a moments no tics and aeuce tho strike The whole question hinges upon the discharge of Knights of Labor because they are such If it can be shown thnt these men were working injury to their employers right minded men will any they are treated as the deserve Is It Wi Against tno Kuijjlita If they were discharged for cause the company has everything to gain and noth ing to lose from an investigation If they deserved dismissal from the service none of us will ask for their reinstatement If however they were displaced because of their connection with the Knights of La bor it should be known for if it is to be the policy of the company that no mem bers of the Knights of Labor are to bo em ployed then a statement to that effect will clear up all doubts and there can be no future misunderstandings There will be nothing then to arbitrate so long as you hold that opinion A Community of Interest Powderly then says that the struggle involves the whole question of the rights of men to organize for selfprotection and that it is not the policy of the knights to strike hastily and tbun proceeds The interests of the public reqnire that freight and passenger traffic should work smooth ly the interests of ths company require exactly the same thing and in addition that such traffic prove remunerative the Interests of the working people are the same ns the others but their right to or gauige and select the organization they wish to belong to is fully as dear to them as their pecuniary interests can jrossibly be and that organisation surely has right to question why liny its members were discharged ostrikoof their engineers flremen and trainmen which is likely to occur this week The men want higher wages and more extra time on Che run between Dan villf and Chicago They will have a final audience with President Porter in Chi cago next Friday Poor Success at Getting New Men ISTHANAPOLIS Aug the rail roads here refused to take perishable freight yesterday for the New York Cert tral An employe of the Central is here employing brakemen and switchmen to go east He has just uome from Chicago and says he hired 400 men there He is offering big inducements but only secured six men here yesterday Situation at Albany ALBAST N Y Aug blockadi continues The green hands make very slow work of handling cars The ill feeling over the action of the Pinkerto men continues but no trouble was had yesterday only one assault being mad upon a Pinkerton man He was hit in tho face with a brick and his nose brok en Cminot Ship Trougli This Conntry Aug Dominion Cartridge company whose headquarter are in this city recently applied through its New York agents to Washingtoi City for a permit to ship goods in bom to Mexico The department has replied refusing to grant the permit on th ground that it was not disposed to ex tend the bonding privileges for Canadian goods that they were offering to othe countries 1C is rumored that this actio Of the American authorities foreshadow a general action against Canadian bone ing privileges and there is great uneasl ness in railway circles Big Difference Between the Number ol Men Employed on Onr Own and En glish Between the Cas ualty Slaughter ol Business Done in Con Members of the House Be joicud That Enloe Was 11L WASHINGTON CITY Aug The statis tician of the interstate commerce com mission Mr Henry Adams has just completed his second annual report to the commission This report shows that the railway property of the United States is controlled by 1750 organizations The number of men employed is 704743 show ing that 439 men are employed for every 100 miles of line In England there are 1748 men for every 100 miles of line Each American engineer has carried what is equivalent to 2274455 tons of freight one mile and 3b8382 passengers one mile The total number of passengers carried by rail in the United Stateswas 47S171S46 At to Brake Appliances The total number of tons of freight car ried was 539639683 the average haul foi each ton of freight was miles show ing a of Theta ble of equipment of railways shows 2903 locomotives of which 8079 are passenger and are freight locomotives 7708 passenger locomotives and 8743 freight lo comotives are fitted with automatic trsin brake There are 961119 cars used of which 25865 are iu the passenger service and 854031 in the freight service 23540 passenger cars and 66513 freight ears are fitted with automatic train brake The Figures on Facilities The statistics of accidents show that during the year covered by the report 310 passengers have been killed and 2146 pas sengers injured This snows that one pas senger has been killed ia every J523133 passengers carried and one passenger in jured in every 220024 passengers carried The rate of mortality in England for the year 1888 is one passenger killed for every 6J42336 carried and one passenger injured for every 527577 carried This disorepan y may perhaps be explained by the fact hat the number of miles traveled per cket in iu this country much greater inn in England and also by the fact that uglish railways are much better manned mn in this country Hoavy Loss of Trainmen Of employes in the United States 1972 ave been killed and 20028 injured dur ng the year These figures show that one oath occurs for every 357 employes and ne in jury for every 35 employes Or if a imilar statement be made for trainmen aat is to say for engineers firemen con uctors and other trainmen one death o curs ifor 117 employes and one injury or every 13 employes Financial End of the Report The gross earnings for the year exclu ive of rental of tracks yards and termi ials are 96481S12B and the operating xpenses exclusive of rentals of tracks yards and terminnls fts This eaves net income from operations of 00428 After deductions are made for Ixed charges the final net income for all he roads in tlie United States was 815738 or SGtil per of line Out of his sum dividends hase been paid to the imount of St2110198 which leaves sur ilus from operations of the year of 78538 or S126 per mile of line Tho JSondcd Indebtedness Another interesting table in this report shows the amoxint of bonds which will fall due in each of the years from 1889 to 1939 nclusive The total amount of stocks is 425119071fl of which 847740899 are wned by railway corporations The total mount of bonds is of which are owned by railway corpora iions The report further shows that the passenger earnings have increased from which the announcement ol EaSoes illness gave to a hundred or more representatives directly interested in the private pension calendar Silver Is Going Up WASBIKOTOX Cm Aug the 560000 ounces of silver bullion offered yesterday the treasury accepted 540000 as follows Fifty thousands ounces at 200000 at illS 40000 at 4118K 50 000 at SLliv 200UOO at The price of silver quoted iu yesterday 54 the highest point reached since 1S78 Mrs Grant Will Not Object CITT Aug Grant has written a letter to Congressman Quinn of New York in which she states that if congress desires that Gen Grants remains shall be removed from New York to Washington City she will not object DEATH OF JUDGE INDIANA AFFAIRS 3ig Row at Shelbyville Over Natural Gas I CITIZENS KICKING AT THE PBIOB An ExJnstico of tlie Illinois Supreme Court Passes Away CHICAGO Aug his home in Hinsdale a suburb of this city Judge Corydon Deckwith expired early yester day morning His death had been ex pected for some time as the disease with which he was afflicted cirrhosis of the liver had been pronounced by his physi cians as necessarily fatal Judge Beck with had reached to within three years ot the allotted span and has left his mark upon this city where for thirtyseven years he practiced his profession during which time he was elevated to the t preme bench of the state Corydon Beckwith was born in Caledonia county Vermont on July 188 and ac quired a rudimentary education In tho com mon schools nfrtrwari pursuing a scientific and classical course at Providence R L and Wrouthatn MIUS The natural trend of his stroDR and vigorous niitid was to the law and going up to St Altansin his native state he studied for three years and at the ago of 21 was admitted to practice Aftur two years he removed to Frederick City ML and was admitted to the bar of that state He re mained In tbo suthlmta year and in 1847 returned to St Albans and formed partner ship with Frolcrick A Schley a distinguished lawyer With him he remained until 1853 In of which year he removed to Ghl Tne train service of the Grand Kapids and Indiana Hailroad for the season of 1S90 will be complete iu every particular Through sleeping cars will be run between Cincinnati Fetoskcy and Mackinaw Also be tween t hicaKO and Pctoskey and Mackinaw via Che Mlciugan Central Kallroad and Kala isazoo tickets can be purchased to any ol the above points at reduced atcs I tial mei For descriptive matter time cards and full nformation address tho sprini cago DIDNT GET HER DIAMONDS The Customs Officers Give Fay Temple toil a NETV YORK Aug Henry Hersony a valet to Howell Osborne the well known banker was arrested yesterday as he was leaving the steamer La Norman die just arrived from Havre on a charge of smuggling Upon being searched the officers found concealed in his coat auc vest several packages which upon exam ination were found to contain bracelets necklaces etc to thvalue of They were sent by Mr Osborne who is now iu Paris and wero to have beenworn last night by Fay Teuipletou the actress upon her appearance at the Fourteenth Street theatre Herachy was held in 15000 bail by Commissioner Shields for examin tion MADE A BUNGLE OF THE ROBBERY VARIETY The Physical IFear Still Drawing Big Bun on Economical Charged wlllvFurpoaoly Running Over a at a Labor His Remains In Their Pockets SHELDTVILLE IndAug be tween citizens of this place and the South ern Indiana Gas company culminated Mon lay night in a moss meetiag at which the Citizens agreed to quit using gas Sept I ind in all probability the entire plant will ae torn up aud removed to another city his action was brought about by an at empt on the part of the company to the price of gas abont 73 per cent Un ler the old schedule gas was furnished at from 50 to per month per stove Ihe company claims that it has been los ng money from the start The Citiaens Mafee a Protest A committee of citizens waited upon tlie officers and protested against the pro posed advance J Coilett president of the company sent a letter to an evening paper declaring that rather thap continue business at fhp cUl rates ho would tear up all the mains which aggregate thirtytwo miles in length and remove them to an other town The price of piping had al most doubled ho claimed since the plant was put in and business could not be con tinuedunder any circumHtancesat the old rates Changes in the schedule might be made in a few instances but the proposed prices would certainly be adhered to after Sept 1 And Then Go Furious Citizens were infuriated when the report was read and decided to boycott the com pany It was also agreed to request tbe city council to pass an ordinance granting equal privileges to all gas companies so that the Southern Indiana company would be driven from the field Several leading lawyers declare that the present concern is doing business under an in valid charter for the reason that the ordinance was not signed by either the mayor or the city clerk and that feature of the case will be investigated Still Drawing Illg Crowds Over 20000 people Sunday visited the ruptured earth caused by the natural gas explosion August 11 Excursions from Lafayette Indianapolis Cincinnati Col unibus Louisville and Greensburg brought to the scene thousands of people The day was Very warm and water was in treat demand It sold for 10 cents a drink and was scarce at that About noon a very heavy rain fell and the crowd was baptized iu mud Gas continues to burn at various points about thecrater and danger seems to lurk beneath the surface THE RELIABLE FLANNEL SACK COAT OTHER FLANNEL SHIRTS AND COATS for Infants and Children CastorUia so weU adapted to children that I Casterte cores CoBc I ind known to me H A ABCHXB 1L P I 111 60 Oxford St Brooklyn N 7 I Injurious nvKUffsflnn Tm CKNTAUH COMPAHT Murray Street N V WITH SIKCIAI PRICES ON The Otterville Operators Only Got 81OO lor Their Trouble SEDALIA Mo Aug little has developed in the Ottorville train rob bery case Sheriff Smith of this county says that about 100 heavily armed men are in pursuit The man arrested at Mad ison says that he can prove an alibi upon his examination It is intimated that the wrong express car was opened the car that goes to Denver with matter for trans fer to the WellsFargo having been overlooked by the robbers The re sult of this was so it is now stated that instead of the robbers getting 80000 or even S30000 worth NEWEST THING IN RELIGION A Sect the Watches Clocks Jewelry Silverware And Spectacles Use Hauks Glasses 25 years perience Make no Broadway ex D A HAUK they only secured jewelry ABBREVIATED TELEGRAMS Trotting at caioagu CHICAGO Aug The Northweste Association of Trotting and Pacing Hors Breeders began a meeting at Washingto park race course yesiterfaj Sir Arthi won the race beat time Harr Medium took tho stake in the class best time The meeting attracted large attendance Knocked Out In the Eleventh ST JOSEPH Mo Aug Professor A F Kasten of Chicago and Martin L Dur kiu of Kansas City fought last night with threeounce gloves for a purse of Dnrkin was knocked out in the eleventh round A rostal Curcl Beats Train LOSDOX Aug Heaton a mem ber of the house of commons has received back two postal cards by him sent around the world one having beau sent eastward and the other westward The former made the journey in fiftythree days and the latter in sixtyeight days iO 46 per cent of total earnings in 1888 to 3110 per cent in 1889 while freight earn ngs have decreased from 67a5 per cent in 1888 to 6ISS3 per cent in 1889 THE CONGRESSIONAL SUMMARY Some Business Manages to Get Through In Both Chambers WASHINGTON CITY Aug gave notice in the senate yesterday of his in tention to ask the senate to adopt his res olution shelving the election bill until next session Hoar said let it go over and Edmunds preferred that should go under It went over The general defi ciency bill was passed with an appropria tion of to pay the French spolia tion claimswhich Plumb opposed because the original claimants were all as he put it because attorneys and as signees hold the claims The original claimants are all dead because congress has been so long paying the debt Plumb offered a resolution to prevent the sale of tanglefoot in the Capitol Edmunds offered an amendment to the tariff till providing for firee trade in sugar with countries which give American products a free market and he gave notice of an otheramendment providing for retaliation on countries which discriminate against United States products as France does with our hog Debate on the tinplata section of the tariff bill occupied the bal ance of the day The house passed bills granting leaves of absence to per diem employes of the customs service authorizing a tunnel un der theDetroit river at Detroit providing for a surveyor of customs at Lincoln Neb filing the wages of printers etc in the government printiug office at 50 cents per hour for day and 60 for night work and 60 cents per 1000 ems for piece work The contested election case of Chalmers vs Morgan Mississippi was decided In favor of Morgan the Democrat The bill to reimburse P S Post of Illinois for election contest expenses was defeated A rote on a bill having developed no quorum the house adjourned GLAD ENLOE WAS SICK Gen Sherman spent Friday with ex Secretary of War Eudicott at Salem Mass Three hundred cigarmakers struck work at Philadelphia Monday for au A Proposal to Arbitrate Whether they struck wisely it this ease is yet to be determined Who is to He Is the Obstructionist Terror at Friday Night Sessions WAsmSQTON CITY Aug is sick Enloe wall not be present at to nightsi These and other expres sions ot similar import were quietly circu lated about the house last Friday The manifest satisfaction with which the an nouncement wiis greeted needs a brief word of explanation Several monlhs ago the house refusBd to consider a measure very disiar to Enlioes heart By way of re the rnntloman from Tennessee CQ determine f You may feel that you are i th of the explosion riant the men may feel that they right both are partisans and if an nn partial verdict is to bo reached jmpayi n must arrive it by hearing both i GesPaio and Tiec Grand Kapids Mich then judging submit suomit Cold Water in a Hot Boiler LIXCOLS Neb Ang bursting of a boiler iu the gasi works fast evening caused the death of two hassinoe attended the Friday night ses Deunen and Lum Haggard Pouring j slons which ara exclusively to cold water into the nearly empty boileris prjTat pension bills and effectually blocked the whtiels of legislation by rais ing the point of no quomm III ot GettingEvnk This practice may not indicate a high af per 1000 Miss Alsbaugh a pretty white girl of Upper Sandusky O has eloped with a negro who was a hotel cook Walter B Nunnelee a young journalist of Montgomery Ala is a maniac owing to excessive cigarette smoking President Harrison will spend his 57th birthday which occurs tomorrow at Cape May with his family Four tramps entered a refrigerator car at Chicago and rode therein to New York arriving at the latter place in almost a frozen condition The American Federation of German War Veterans at Davenport Ia Monday sent SM5 to Berlin to help build a monu ment to Kaiser Wilhelro George Shaw and John Davis were killed by lightning at Senecaville O Sunday evening They with two other persons were standing in a church door Rev George C Lorimer pastor of the Immanuel Baptist church in Chicago has been compelled to resign his pastorate owing to serious brain troubles David Lane of Vandalia was killed Sunday by a Michigan Central train near Uussopolis Mich He was the fourth man to be killed at the same spot within ushort time George Mills one of Missouris best known newspaper men was accidentally killed by a fall at Excelsior Springs Mo Sunday Mr Mills fell from a portico o the hotel Twentythree Italian immigrants are de tained at the New York barge office pend ing an investigation of charges that the were brought over in violation of the for eign labor law It is said that the rumor that the Chi cago Milwaukee and St Paul has pur cnased the Milwaukee and Northern h been confirmed by Charles Ray a Mil wankee capitalist Davis Dalton an American finished hi task swim ming the English channel from Grisne to Folkstone His time was twentythre and a half hours A Democratic county convention Nashville Ills adopted resolutions in dorsing Blaine and Plumb en their vie to the McKinley bill aud Quay on hi opposition to the force1 bill Edward Hake son of a prosperous S Louis latter having incited h son to bring suit for divorce from h asied by bis wife about th matter protested bis love for her said would rather die than be separated the wOt out and procured a revolver an coming back killed both his wife ani himself Which Everybody Buns Machine Ind Aug queer sect o religionists has been discov ered here It refuses to employe a minis ter or adopt a name Baptism aud the Lords supper and the rite of marriage are administered by any member They take the Bible as their sole guide and en force assistance in illness or need Meet ings are held on the Lords day twice a month at private houses the sect refus ing to build churches At the meeting all take part and all are fed comfortably at a love feast The members here are all ermans Their leader Rev John George Vebber formerly of the United Brethren tea that a small membership exists iroughout the Union and Germany Campbelllte Conference WABASH Ind Aug Eel river onference of the Christian church closed ts annualmeeting nt North Manchester lia county Saturday Throughout the ession 800 ministers and delegates have seen in attendance Resolutiona demand ng the total prohibition of the liquor usiness and indorsing the work of Union ollege and Antiocli college and appropri ting S500 to the first named were adopted ixteen delegates to the quadrennial con ercnce at Bluff ton and night delegates to be state convention were appointed The mount raised for ministerial support the ast year was J8COO W H JDHHSDH President J F JOHBSOM Cashier STATE NATIONAL BANK DEPOSIT VAULTS The Safes in this absolutely Burglar and Fire Proof Vault especially adapted for the deposit of Deeds Mortgages Kotos Bonds and all Valuable Papers also Jewelry etc Rente are place al nominal prices of to per year ench The Vaults Safes are fitted with all modern improvements and we cordially invite the public to call and inspect then S Is EXTRA PALE one of the Purest and Best Products made anywhere in the Country Grave Charge Against an Engineer NEW CASTLE Ind Aug H Bare administrator of the estate of George larlan has brought suit against the Chi oagoSt Louis and Pittsbnrg railroad for 110000 for killing Harlan who was struck jy the engine of a limited mail train while walking on the track in a state of ntoxication The only grounds for re covery claimed by the plaintiff is that tho engineer purposely and knowingly ran over Harlan No criminal negligence iu charged against the railroad company Will Not Parade on tabor Day INDIANAPOLIS Aug Tue meeting of he Labor day rommittee of the Labor union Sunday was enlivened by the with drawul from participation in the big jarade of Bricklayers Union No 3 This ictiou was caused by charges on the part ot the Bricklayers union that the Labor day demonstration was a political affair and the refutation of them in warm terms by the union at the meeting The latter has appointed a committee to inquire into the charges in order to see just where they emanated and the cause nadir Licked by a Burglar WABABB Ind Aug 19 burglar en tered the residence of William Ellis In the western part of the city and was ran bureau drawers when Mr El lis awoke sprang out ot bed and grap pled with him JSe proved too strong for Ellis to whom Be administered a terrible beating Bte then escaped through a win dow taking no property On Tap at all Sample in the city Delivered by the box to all parts of the city for Family Use J LJ BIN EM ANN The Tailor 3O8 BROADWAY Between 6th and pie by a policeman and killed of customs has recelrcd information that An aged woman named Donovan inferior WUconsinchecsehasbecnbrought fatally burned Sunday at Madison by the to Montreal find other CanadUji ports sparks from a train igniting her clothing there branded Canadian product and Mrs John Brelfc wife of a young farm then shipped to Great Britain er near Decatur was fatally burned Suntheraby seriously affecting the reputation day She was alone at the house i the Canadian product her clothing caught fire Jesse Trneblood a bad character In Jail at Sullivan for wifeheating and other of fenses escaped fooling the jailer with dummy A suit has been brought at Newcastle to see whether a stenographers bill con tracted by a lawyer can be collected of the clients Will Mitchell of Elkhart county threshed 945 bushels of wheat from thirty acres of ground A strong soluticm of fio been added a little glycorine Yinettax is a cure for mosquito bites H Thonsirad Feop le Idle N Pa Ang Delaware uKIUH Toe meSn are Lackawanna and Western companys order but it is Enloes willing to submit the case to such arblj central breaker was burned last venlng method of getting even and he appai JraY and wm not ta unreasonable Loss 1100000 About 600 men and boys entl deriTOj pleasUre from it This same I wiU are thrown out of employment I then will account for the satisfaction Threw KU wire Uown StiUm MONTREAL Aug drunken ma chinist named Smith threw his wife down stairs ar their home Sunday night The woman was dead when medical aid ar rived Smith was arrested Another Disaster at Mt BELGRADE Aug fire occurred it the Mount Athos monastery Sunday sight which completely gutted several of Ore buildings Twelve monks were MLled j JeffersocTillk Ran Over Drunken Slen TEBBE HACTE Ind Aug miners from Rosedale Park county drunk and lying on track of the Terre Haute and Logansport road were run over bv a freight train instantly killed and Thomas Perry will lose at arm Other drunken miners gath ered aboc4 the spot and picking up pieces of them in their pockets Indiana News 2otea Both LaGrange and Steuben have lost population since the last cen sus During the year about closing Cen tral Normal college at Danville has had 1181 students 880 of whom were seventyfour counties of Indiana and 10B from Illinois It has fonrtMn Alvin Parks and William while threshing near JW gaged in a quarrel and tba to badly beaten that wUl die Thomas Calvin while JlKrttaf t Jcffanoorillk Wlelrfersof theWagon Tongue CHICAGO Aug base ball scores yestvrday were reported as follows League At 15 Now York 5 Bennett and Bnrkett Clark and Buckley Ah 5 Brooklyn ft and Clemonts Terry and Daly At U Kit was I Cleveland 8 and Har rington Vian and Zimroer At Chicago Chicago 9 Pitlsburg 3 and Kittridlgi Hcktr and Decker Brotherhood At delphia 8 Brooklyn 11 and Hallman Hemmings and Dailey New YorkBoston game wet grounds At 2 Chi cago 6 and King and Boyle At burg 5 Cleveland 3 Carroll McGilland aud Brennan Western At Kansas game Sioux Cits 1 Kansas City 2 second game Sioox City 1 Kansas 5 at Lin Paul 3 I jncoln 7 al Denver Omaha 8 Denver 5 It Over the Canucks OTTAWA Ont Anjr miniaUr CREAM Its superior exceiMnee proven tn or more than a quarter of a u tfce Stronwirtr loeil ruwat w and KewTork
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