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   Logansport Pharos (Newspaper) - September 15, 1890, Logansport, Indiana                                LOGANSPOBT DAILY PHAROS 16TH YEAE MONDAY EVENING SEPTEMBER 15 1890 NO 118 JOHN Oorner On Early Of all kinds STORE JpjttED FULL Both upstairs and clown Prices Right COME AND SEE US MILLIONS IN CASH Windoms Fight Against that Prospective Panic FURNITURE PHICtIS THL LOWEST Our None lint llic Best Workmanship Allowed to Leave our J New Pension Law POP All Soldiers Wim are dependent upon Iheir own duily labor for support For Soldiers nnd Snilora widows For Children under 1C years of agt For children permanently helpless nnd for dependent parents Apply in person or by loiter for infor mation blanks and instructions to BDRDDN Pension Agent Eiliott Block Logansport In SCHOOL Material 12thSt Drus Store EG WESTS NERVE AND BRAIN TREATMENT Spcillc for DiixincMXilii Xotimlgfa Wukr Munnl ton Soften of Urntii re ruUinu il In iiriU lending U mbcry nv rimi ltUhrniiiAtire Oii Ipt UIKS ot Iovr In une sox lotfs Sptrr alon luva aiKtnl hv ovLTtx of iluUrnin to fulu ii fflitliilfivNit Kjuii box contnint one mmil hS innL Jl a hot or uir tnt mail prpiil iiltr fir MX will MMH utm mur ruy if line treat tuiQt lo efund ine Mild nitty bv MONEY OUT LIKE WATEE SURE CURE FOR CATARRH FOR OVER FIFTY YEARS this old SovereignRemedy has stood the test and stands today the best known remedy for Catarrh Cold in the Head and Heartache Persist in its use and it will effect a cure no matter of how standing the case may be For sale by drusreists TO STREET COSTKAC TOKM Notice Is hereby jriven that scaled proposals will be received by the Common Council of the Otyof Loiransport nt the office of the City Clerk until 4 oclock p m Wednesday October 15 18VO for the following work Fortrradirfr and Traveling and bouldering Sraead street from Seventeenth street to the cast line of Nlmtetiith slreet For urndloK and graveltnjr Fulton street from Ji khltran avemicso Johnson street For and jrravcllDp Pratt street from tne east line of Madison street to the Culcaico and Pitlsburg rnihrisy All to be done according to the ordinances adopted btbe Common Council of the ciiy of aud tbe grades of said street aa adopted and to set br the City Civil Kn pinter and under his direction and according to tbe specifications on file in his office Aft to oe dona to tbe satisfaction of said City Civll Engineer All persons budingr shall give a fpxxl and sufficient bond The Council reserves the riffdt to reject aay and all bids Tfae expense cf said Improvement upon all deferred payments of assessment to be paid from the sale of bonds issued for tbat purpose Tbe costs of said improvements the proportion thereof occupied by street and alley croasinsrs snail be assessed per lineal front foot asnUnst the real estate abuttinjr I thereon Said assessment ir deferred shall be i in ten annual iustallmenta to each of which shall be added imervst at the rate of six per cent per annum payable semiannually from tho of the nna estimate berfion aad collected as provided by law A bond or bonds shall be issued separately ft In anticipat on of the colleouon of said deferred assessments the property owners pay their said mitall merjts before said boiid or bonds are issued7 al M provided for in the act of 3the General Assembly of Indiana approved March s 18S By order of the Common Council WALTKK Sept15lS90 City Civil A for Ilonili That Will the Knitlre of the Treasury and Total ol Dlfl RapiiMlcunB Adopt a Prifgriumiio Which May He Ex pround In of Gult eaus WASHINGTON Crrr Sept tele gram from Now York says Secretary Win doni Annnuiii1il yesterday thjit be would purchww of 4 percent bonds and prepay tin interest on between 000000 and SCO000000 of pur cents in order to relieve tho stringency in the monoy market Tho order issued Inst nigh giving notice thnt offers for the bonclH to be purchased will be received lit 12 oclock noon uuxr doin lnwt night tllut he named tlio amount of liouU to be purchased because Che cutiro available surpius is now S5J00000 and the out sttnillng offers Including tho lust will consume it all Not tlin Sottled Policy Tile offer of 4 per ctj nta he says is ex ceptlonal and U not to be regarded as the policy of the administration for with purchase if It U made the treasury goes out of the purchase of that class of bonds and will hereafter apply the cur rent surplus to the purchase of tbe 4f per centn The Treasury Not Hoarding Money Tho secretary took occasion while here to demonstrate tho fulsity of a report that the treasury hnd been hoarding money since thin time a year ago and made the official ataternent that on Sept 1 1889 there was of net cash in the tzoasury while at tbe same date this year there were only showing that over fll000000 more bad bcon paid out hi past year than bad been taken other words that every dollar re oeivud by the treasury sinco Sept 1 1889 has been paid out and over be sides A Statement irom tlio Treasury lu answering a letter from a Philadel phia banker lus to the net effect upon cir culation of all treasury operations during the jiaet mouth tiie treasury department ban prepared tho following statement covering all receipts and disbursements by the government during the period from Aug IS 1800 to Sept 13 inclusivo Tho Purelitiso of Ilonds for purchase and redemp tlon o jonds since Aug 15 ISJO under circular of Aug 19 21 und 30 and for pre payment oC interest under circular of Sept 6 ISflO Circulars of Aug IU and 21 pnr cunt bonds redeemed nearly all tu Circular of Aug per cents re deemed nt SlO55773d50 Purchase at liH and Ollnr UlsburKunientM Prepayment of and includ ing Sept 13 JJ897781 September interest on 44 percent bonds Redemp tion of national bunk notes 41800000 Total erpendituresaccount of publicdcbt 1ayrneiita tor siucr bull ion fclLOOOOfl Ordinary expenditures from AUL 15 to Sept 13 inclusive 80215017 Aggregate tiiabursements 6JS1 29fi400 07 Total receipts during same pe riod including national bunk redemption fund o7MO 15JOl Dbbursonicnta in ex cess if receipts or same period named Communtina on this statement Assis tant Secretary Nettloton said lust night The item of ordwmry expenditures in cludes about of pension pay ments checks for which to bo drsivn Sept 4 Tuis exhibit supplement ing tile Tucts recently published respect ing llio operations of the treasury since Sept I 1S89 conclusively answers the mistaken assertion sometimes truulo that the treasury either is now or recently been engaged in absorbing and then hoarding Increasing amounts of tho money of tbe country uncl the other mis taken statement that tbe recent measures adopted by the department to get money out of the treasury and into the channels of business have borne bnt little fruit WhBt tlio Kicord Shuws An excess of disbursements over re ceipts of nearly tH000000 in thirty days Is the record In addition to this accom plished rvsnlt tho department is ready to iisbursu if bomlholilers will accept about 110000000 umler tlie secretarys second call for filso about 50000000 under ihc offer to anticipate interest on the 4 per cents and currency Os and about SiO for the purchase of 4 per cents on Wednesday next if tendered at prices not In Addition to ordinary current flisImrKoments ami silver pur chases Devoted the to Eulogies WASHINGTON CITV Sept days session of the senate was devoted exclusively to Randall eulogies Quay making the opening acllress Tho house after approving of tho journals for Tuesday Wednesday Thurs day ami Friday of last week listened to eulogies on the lute Senator Ueck of Ken tucky and then adjourned THE Xt Is to Make Up for the Tinio Lost Fili TarlBTUlll WASHINGTON CITV Sepc He publican leaders of the bouse have not only determined that tlie filibustering proceedings which were so successfully carried on last week while tho majority was endeavoring to cull up the Langston Venable contested case shall not be car ried further but have determined to ad minister discipline to the unruly minority by pushing through the contested election case of Miller against Elliott from the Seventh district of South Carolina im mediately after the LangstonVonable case is disposed of The discipline will consist in limiting tbe debate to about forty minutes a vote to be had immediately when the debate is dosed The Langs case is ou the proeramms for today nnd the Republicans hope to have n sutlleient number of rnsmbers on hand to defeat any attempt on the part of the Democrats to brcafea quorum Proposed to Things In conformity with the action of the Republican caucus Saturday night the tariff bill will be reported from the ways and means committee early in the week on Wednesday probably accompanied by an order from the committee on rules letting apart for debate what tha eom mltteo considers reasonable time When the tlma nllnwtHl fur this discussion has explfad a on nonconcurrence in all toe senate amendments will ba taken and tho Republican votes will send the bill to conference It U believed by prominent Bepablican members and was so stated In the caucus that the conference reports will be presented in both houses in less than a sweek Paysou howeyer told the caucus that ha would oppose in the housa lie programme decided unon GROSVENORS COMPLAINT Tho Ohio Statesman Jumps on Rooseve with Hoth Feet WASHINGTONCITY Sept man Grosvenor of Ohio appeared yester day before the house committee on civii service reform to supplement hia test mony respecting the appointments made by the civil service commission from his district His complaint in brief was thai persons appointed as alleged from thi district bad no residence in that district and that Commissioner Roosevelt had shamefully and criminally miarepre sented his Grosvenors statement that tbe commissioners bod hounded him through the newspapers set spies on his track and tried to injure him and that until they proved a statement that they had put in his mouth they were falsifiers and rnaligners Commissioner Lyma ntt Reply The particular cose referred to was that of a young man named Putnam who Grosvenor said had no residence at al in his district yet he was credited there to and when he Grosvenor had denied the residence the commissioners had sent abrond the statement that he Grosvenor had indorsed Putnanas statement of resi dence Commissioner Lyrnan in reply to Grosvenor sakl thac unless the question was raised an applicants claim as to res idence was always accepted by thfj com mission that when the question was raised in this case Putnam had written a letter lo the commission reiterating hia claim of residence in Grosvenors districl and stating that Grosvenor himself had Indorsed that claim Tho committee then postponed further inquiry into the work ing of the law until next session of con gress THE RECIPROCITY QUESTION Opinions Illought Out by a Number of In tervlew WASHINGTON CITY Sept sum mary of interviews with members of con gress on the question of reciprocity has been published by The Philadelphia Press An analysis of the 139declarations of opinion is as follows Republican in terviews 101 Democratic forty Repub licans ivho favor reciprocity in some shape seventyseven Democrats who favor reciprocity in some shape twentynine Republicans who doubt its practicability fifteen Demo crats who doubt its practicability three Republicans who oppose it three Demo crats who oppose it seven Views of Individual Members Among the Republicans who favor the idea are Adams Hitt Quest lioivell and Smith of Illinois Hill did not believe in yie scheme sugar was free now and he wanted it to stay so From Wisconsin Thomas Cusweli and Hangen were will ing to vote for reciprocity while Clark and LaFollette were undecided Among tho Iowa Republicans Kerr Lacay Dolli ver Flick Seed nnd Struble favorod rec iprocity Chentlle of Indiana favored the policy Brown Democrat was suspicious of it ivhile Holnmn believed it would en largo onr trade Kennedy Printtt Speech WASHINGTON CITY Sept tative Kennedys famous philippic against Senator Quay and tbe senate was published in The Congressional Record yesterday morning but it was not the same speech which Mr Kennedydelivered in the house Sept 3 lu every place where Quay is referred to the language is soft enecl and his nnme is not mentioned Also all reference to the senate as a body anJ senatorial courtesy has been revised out of existence but the substance of the charges against Senator Quay remain No Talk in Committee of tho Whtle WASHINGTON Crrr Sept 15 there is more Republican strength in that direction than has so far developed the clesiro tbat the house consider the tariff bill in committee of tha whole will die ubornin Saturday McKlnley intro duced a resolution providing tbat the committee of the whole is discharged from further consideration of the bill that it shall be considered in the house alone and afterhours of debute the only motion in order shall be to noncou cur in the senate amendments in gross anri send the bill to conference The Man Hanged Gulteau YAsniNGTON CITY Sept Crocker warden of the United States jail in this city died yesterday Gen Crocker was Gnitenus executioner and was also the hangman sprno years ago when the culprit negro was decapitated by the rope It is said that only two Instances of de capitation by accident of this sort are known to history the other occurring more than a century ago ia England Michigan uml Wisconsin Cities WASHINGTON CITY Sept cen sus Oiflice Satnrrlay announced the popu lation of the following cities with the increase since 1SSO sing 12030 increase 4811 Ownsco o544 increase 11513 increase i 101 Wausau 9251 in crease 4074 Noiv York Citys Population WASHINGTON CITY Sept tendent Porter has mudo public ths of Ucial population of New York city as fol lows 1SSO 1200209 1S90 1513501 In crease 2547 per cent The Alleged Central Tain Wreckers TKOY N Y Sept examina tion of Cordial and Kiernan the two strikers supposed to be wreckers was con inued before Judge Griffith in this city Saturday The men were brought in by wo deputies and were shackled together Reed was not present and neither were the other two men Counsel for the prisoners objected to the absence of the other men and said tha rights of the people were be ng trampled upon The judge proposed to issue a writ tor the production of the missing men if asked but he was not isked and the casa went over to Wed nes day ODwyers Fight Agninst Dillon LONDON Sept ODwyer of Limerick who has been having a bitter controversy with Dillon over politico clerical matters has written to the Fran ciscan fathers of Limerick that he will suspend their privileges if they recognize temperance society is supported oy Dillon very ioor Miisxary LONDON Sept national en campment for rifle shooting atBlsley has been marked by adisgracetul series of oat rages committed by the soldiers upon the country people in the vicinity The farm ers nave beenobligedatlasttoband togeth er fpt mutual protection and a constant feu j Is the result Affrays are frequent and the condition of affairs is scandalous Loring R Loomis a Ducketshop pro pietor of Chicago has left that city un dr a cloud represented by about of oher peoples money which he took with him He had also been veYy successful in tapping the board of trade wires aud ob taining an offece which would have sent him before the grand jury to answer a charge otf conspiracy A TRAGIC SEQUEL To a Recent Sensation at At lantic City N J SAD END OF A TROUBLED OABEEE Ilobert Rny HBnillton the Grandson Alexander HumlHoa nut Principal in Scandalous Sensation Drowned in lowatone History of His Off Colored Marriage and Legal Proceed ing Resulting False Heir and a Prospective Will Contest HELENA Mont Sept O Green son of Norvln Green president of the Western Union Telegraph company re turnefi to Helena on Friday after a tour of Yellowstone park Mr Green says thai on Aug 23 while on his way Into the park from the Union Pacific he atopped at the ranch of Robert Ray Hamilton the New Yorker whose trouble with hit wife at Atlantic City N J caused such a srnia tlon ti year ago Mr Green says that Mr Hamilton had bought a ranch about two months ago and made it an outfitting place for park tourists On his arrival be found that Mr Hamilton had been gone ou a bunting trip lor five days Tbe next day Mr Green and party started to hunt for Mr Hamilton About thirty inilesi from the ranch Mr Green found hii body in Snake river and bis home and dog a short distance away Mr Hamilton was identified beyond all doubt by Mr Green who had the body taken to the ranch and notified Mr fam My A Career Woll Began Robert Ray Hamilton was born In New Vork and was the son of Gen Schuylar Hamilton a grandson of Alexander Ham ilton After graduating from Columbia college and the Columbia Law school began the practice of law He was elected lo the assembly tn 1881 as a Republican from tbe Eleventh district and was elected in 1866 1837 and 1833 He much of his time in traveling both In this country and abroad and was a mem ber of the Union League club the Uni versity club nnd the Tuxudo club Tbe Rlomle AVomnn Appears About July 1 18S9 Mr Hamilton hired rooms in the Noll cottage at Atlantic City He was accompanied by a woman of middle age a nurao and an 8 mothsold baby On Aug 20 there was a quarrel between Hamiltons companion variously aa Eva Mann and Mrfi Hamilton and the nurse Mary Ann Donnelly Tbe nurse was seriously wounded in the abdomen with Mrs Ham iltons ivoryhandled dagger and Mrs Hamilton waa arraigned in court upon a charge of felonious and atrocious assault Mrs Hamilton was convicted and is now serving a two years sentence In Trenton prisou The nurse recovered ITooled with a False Holreas On Sept S Mrs Swinton the socalled mother of Mrsr Hamilton and her son Joshua Mann both of whom had been 1 ocked up at New York city on charges of conspiracy to defraud told In spector Byrnes chat the baby Beatrice Hay whom Hamilton believed to be hU and for the sake of whom he had married the woman had been bought from a mid wife In that city for 10 They said they had had to try four babies before they got one to suit During the examination of tbe conspirators Mr Hamilton testified Where Ue HU MUtake His said in the Tombs police court he had met Era four years before In a housie of disrepute in New Yorkcity that he had lavished money upon her and that he bad finally marriedher for the aake of the child she pretended his Mrs Swinton and Mann were held for the grand jury aun subsequently indicted for conspiracy and grand larceny but the in dictments were quashed That they had profited by their association with Mr Hamilton through hia wife was un dubitable but it was found impracticable to establish the technical charge Stilt for Annulmentof HXarriuge Ou Oct 3 Mr Hamilton applied in the supreme court for annulment of hU mar riago on the ground of fraud In the com plaint Mr Hamilton said his wifes maiden DRUID waa Evangoling L Steele and that they were married on Jan 17 18S9 His conseut to the marriage he said hud been obtained solely upon her false representation that aha had giren birth to a child of which he was the father The complaint further stated that at time of the marriage the defendant had fi husband living although details of former marriage could not then be pro cured Prospective Complications The case was lost upon a motion by the womans counsel for a larger al lowance than tuat whichher husband con tinued to pay her She waa ted the money she said to enable her to defend the ieing herself at a disadvantage in prison She did not get it She had obtained up o the beginning of 1889 from Ham Iton As his wife she had an allowance of a year As his widow ii like y to have difficulties In sharv of his estate of some a year for there is not much doubt that the will continue to dispute the legality of ier marriage to him DISCOVERED A BABY FARM Its Keeper Confesses to Droppingforty Odd Infauts in the Streets NEW YORK Glaus and his wife Catherine who arrested Fri day night in a hut in the woods near Mar peth L L on a chargeof keeping a baby arm without a license were locked up ID the Long Island City jailSaturday to ap pear for examination a charge ol man slaughter An examination of the rermses revealed a horrible state of af airs One child lay dead in a cradla while another one was breaching the last breath of life Horrible Find in a Officers took apart a bed and found the decomposed remains of a in ant between the mattress It is believed hat other infante have been buried about the place and a thorough investigation vdll be made Clans stated yesterday hat three midwires living in New York ept him supplied with infants He said 10 received from tl to for each and that it waa he woo dropped the forty odd infants found in tfae streets of Long Island City during the past fourteen months He Murderotuir Fastidious KANSAS Crrr Ma Sept lelly of Gainesville Tex Friday shot hia brother for swearing in the f his sisterinlaw Ths wounded man died vithin a few hours after being vhot A Fogyy Morning Sea Wheres Scritraler Up in the bow a strlographic pen he got that for TV vantst to write his came on an if we strike THE BASE BALL PLAYERS Celts Hmitllnir for Third Plsjoe Fake CHICAGO Sept cloee race be WIND Chicago and Philiidelphia for third place ID League wait an interesting feature of the base bell situationlast week and the playing few the week closed with a very small margin for Philadel phia The colts had winning strenk and looked like they couldt be until Saturday when Cleveland won tbe second of two games played on the Chicago grounds Had Chicago won tbat lut game Philadelphia would have been fourth There was report that Comia of tha Chicago Brotherhood club wai going to quit the club next season be cause he was not satisfied with the war matters were managed but lotor the re port was denied Standing of the Clans The following tables show which clube are ahead lor lie pennant BroUThood woo IOH pe 4 6M Brooklyn Brooklyn 71 50 Bolon 578 Chlcnuo ii 333 Pliiisphls 6i 57 jra ciucmnitti PHUburg SJieO 473 Yort ClevelsniL 49 sss Cleralsnl Buffalo II SI ntt Pttutmrj won toM 77 41 JSI 7t 44 617 71 74 BOJ 48 589 56 64 487 M J2D3 3 101 172 American won pcl Wiutern iron DJ 88 40 030 KmuuCllr TO SOU 8L Lonll 66 4S Sgv Milwaukee 72 38 654 Colamtnu ul 48 363 Ulnnepolli 70 41 Hal Rochester Toledo Atilello 97 M M 41 34 ST 44 ea 533 414 Dearer 573 Slonl Ua ilia Kioln 60 460 33 45 44 e M 71 The Latest Scores League At 6 Phila delphia 8 and Hardit Esper sod Clements At Cincinnati Cincinnati 6Pituburg g yei and Keennn Anderson and Decker At New game Called end of first second game New York 8 Brooklyn 8 Buckley and Clark Terry and Divly At game Chicago 11 Cleve land 6 and Nagle and Sommers second game Chicago 4 Ctovtsland 8 aad Nngle Beatin and Sommers Brotherhood At delphiafr New York 5 and Cross Ewlng and Kwing Brooklyn Boiton game Al Buf game Buffalo 8 Pittsburg 6 and Clarke iey and Quinn second game Buffalo 0 Pittsburg 5 and Clarke Maul and Qulnn At First game Cleveland I Chicago 8 bat and SuttiliBte King and Boyle second game Cleveland 5 Chica go 4 and Brennan Barston and Boyle Western Saturday At Kansas St Paul 8 Kansas City 9 at Minneapolis 6 Minneapolis 2 at MilwaukM 7 Milwaukee 9 Sunday At game Omaha 1 MH wauke 8 seeond game Omaha U Mil waukee 15 at Kansas Paul 4 Kansas City 13 at Sioux 11 Sioux City 6 A Player Hoavllj Fined TOLEDO O Sept Tebeau Toledos center fielder yesterday fined all the salary due him about and suspended indefinitely which means for the rest of the season for insubordi nation He was fined 1100 Saturday and then refused to piny yesterday hence the suspension FATAL EXCURSION OUT WEST Two Killed unil SJviu Injured While RAPID CITY S D Sept 15 nd rent of a railway into Deadwood and Ltad City has been marked by a sad ac cident A narrow has juist been completed between Piedmont and Lead City and the Masons determined to celebrate the eveut with mi excursion Saturday two coaches and s number of flat cars filled with eeata and all orowded with 300 Masons and their from Lend City on the new road the Black Hills Fort Pierre Struck by B Burning Tree As the train was passing a point neiar Elk Creek tivontySve miles from Dead svood a Urge pine tree which had caught 8re from a passing engine fell strik ing the last car which was packed with human freight killing two people and wounding seven When the massive piece of timber struck tbe car a panic took place Following is the list of the killud and wounded M J Beldlng engineer of the Golden Star mill at Deadwood in stantly killed Mrs J K Snyder of Lead City killed Miss Snyder daughter of Mrs J K Snyder leg broken and ballly bruised George Deemsr Jeweler of Ltiud City flnger broken Mrs J E Brooks of Lead City severely injured Mrs Kllng of Lead City slight injuries J V Lillig Injured in the head Sam Gilbert badly braisedabout tha body a son of Andy Grey of Lead City severely injured This is tbe third accident within days in each instance to the imper colBtructioa of the road THREE CARS LEAVE THE TRACK Twentr People Injurcil Some Severely on the aiimtourl Paelflc ST Louis Sept Kansas City express on the Missouri Pacific railway which left the Union station at 9 oclock Saturday night was wrecked by a di fective switch at Glencoe forty miles west of this city There were no tele graphic facilities at Glencoe at the time aud it was midnight before the railway authorities here ware notified of the disaster The forward part of the train passed the switch in safety but one coach and the St Joseph sleeper and the Wichita sleeper Havana left the track and sleeper Osage down a small embankment There were twenty people Injured six seriously Tbe LUt of The names of the most severely hurt are Mrs E L Norton 8t Louis inter nal injuries Mrs Mary Lott Kansas cut and bruited A C Daly and wife Lebanon Ind internal injuries James Cook Denver fracture of arm E Norton of this city was internally in jured A relief traiu left this city at mid night and returned at 8 oclock In the morning with the injured The Nortons wwre conveyed to tneir home and the ithers to the Missouri Pacific bos pltai last night it was said that all will recover Nearly 100 passengers were se verely ihakei up and all bid a narrow es THE STATE BUDGET Disappearance of Willoughby Reeds Will A SAFE THAT WAS HOT SECURE A Bother Gooil Item Knocked Oat Ntw YORK Sept The Heralds UTirotreal special aarsi Tba ttory Hat rom here Friday night and published in many New York pap era about alleged TTOtt of Prince Gaorgt a flght with ootpadi wiu a not to di BgracA fake He had no Sght faot Qadt He waa not arnuted Tbe story was a flimav f Call for a MeetingDeoonnced as Political at New John C New Has to About His Near Terns Small of RaaoaJ itr at Crawfordirllle INDIANAPOLIS Sept Reed n wellknown business man of this city died last month leaving a consider able fortune He made liberal bequests to his iwrvanu to the church anil tlie Y M C A but the bulk of bis estate was left to his wife his son now resident in Sew York being cut off without any thing The son was not here to attend the funeral and after the obsequies tbe heirs agreed that the will should not be probated till this month It was placed for safekeeping in a safe but when it was sought it had disappeared and no trace of it can be found Tbe parties hare em ployed attorneys and the matter will be investigated Reeds disinherited sou has also employed an attorney to look after his ipterests SOME POLITICAL ITEMS Call for n Convention Purtj Organlied EHGUSH Ind Sept J F Zimmer man of Wlckllffe president of tbe Farm era Alliance of Crawford county has given notice that the call for a convention of delegates of the Farmers Alliance to meet at English ou the 16th inat to nomi nate a county ticket and also a candidate for joint representative is without au thority and in violation of a resolution passed by tbe Alliance at the Grantsburg meeting in July last Mr Zimmerman also says that no delegates from Crawford county participated in the convention which Is supposed to have nominated the Rev SampsonCox for congress Neither did hi as president receive notice that such a convention was coutemplated NEW CASTLE Ind Sept Peo ples convention met here Saturday and has taken all necessary steps for the or ganization of a new party known as the Peoples party Central committeemen for each voting precinct were selected A full county ticket wai put in the field Delegates were appointed to confer with delegates from Rush county for the pur pose of nominating a candidate for joint representative from these two counties In the next legislature The FarmersAlli ance is very largely represented and all labor organizations VALFAUAISO Ind Sept the Democratic convention Saturday the fol lowing nominations ivars made State senator Johannes Kopelk prosecuting at torney John E Cass John C New Coming Home INDIANAPOLIS Sept Go n eral John C New sailed for New York on the City of Berlin last Wednesday leav ing Vice Consul Oliver R Johnson to con duct tbe business of the United States in London for the next two months To a rash American who asked him if he was going home to look after his fences tbe consul general replied Young than I have let my fences go so long that they have not only come to the ground but the timber has been carried away Suit Againat ExTrilatee Gapen ISDIASAPOLIS Sept A Booth Packing company has brought suit to compel exTrustee Gapen of the insane hospital to pay for goods purchased for the institution two years ago Tha com plaint the money drawn by Gapen as treasurer of the board but that he has refused to pay it over It is al leged that Gapen has no property subject to execution and gave no bonds as treas urer Nice Young Men In a Bad Box CBAWFORDSVILLE Ind Sept sensation was caused here Saturday by the arrest of a halfdozen prominent young men of good families ou the charge of embezz ement They had been em ployed as ticket sellers and gatekeepers at the fair and held out tickets and resold them As the association was already losing money on account of bad weather ishe coses will be vigorously prosecuted Kxploalon of a Well TIPTON Ind Sept tremendoua flow of gas has been strnck on the farm of E G Becker near this city and It is es timated that the supply will reach 20000 XX cubic feet a day The well is thought to be one of the largest In this state Thursday night the gas caught fire and in an explosion which followed several persons were badly scorched KMUd Hia Stepfather TEPHE HAUTE Ind Sept Burkbart was killed by his stepson six teen miles south of here Burkhart was on a spree having received his pension money He whipped his wife and stepson and started after an older titepson with a knife and thrented to kill him The older stepson Harry Strode struck him on head killing him New Line for tbe Yandalla LEBAXOS Ind Sept Vandal la Railway company bos iust completed survey orer a proposed line to be built by tuem from Frankfort Ind via Lebanon to Indianapolis It will be twentyeight miles in length and form a connecting link with their main lines DUNLAPS STIFF AND S SILK AND STIFF and Winter Styles WITH SPECIAL ARE AGAIN AL puiCKs ON Jewelry Silverware e Hauks Glasses 25 years ex no Broadway D A HAUK The Jeweler aod Optieia And Spectacles Use Hauks Glasses 25 years ex Make no Broadway CASTOR IA for Infants and Children I Castmim cores Colle OeeaUparlon recommcnditaasuperiortoaayprtiGcriptioii I Sour Stomach DiorrhOEia Eructation known to me H A ABCHXR M D I SiUa givea aleep anil proimoeee dl 111 Be Oxford St Brooklyn N Y Wltiott I OtTArra COMPAKT T Murray Street S INGALL3 AT PITTSBURG He Goes for the aialcontouta In the Fenm sylvanla Banks PrrrsBirno Sept Republican j gubernatorial campaign was opened here Saturday night by a of tbe Young tfens Tariff and Republican clubs fol owed by a massmeeting at the opera house Senator Ingalls sounded tbe key note of the campaign and was followed Sy exState Senator Delamater candidate or governor on the Republican ticket j Both speakers were very well receivedi Senator Ingalla piled theVealth of his lia vective upon the Democracy to his hearts content and alno had something to say of I those Republicans in the state who aire opposing Delamater Every Man a In the course of his speech he said that every citizen should be a politician and not only should every citizen be a poll ician but a partisan politician I never I lave learned tbe lesson of belonging to j he Republican party a little I never have learned tbe lesson of voting for the candidate upon the Republican ticket CKsiotmily Applause A man ought to be a politician as in everything I else a partisan politician He ought to Jelieve tbat his wife is the beat hia chil dren the most attractive hhs city bis state and his country the noblest and most deserving of his devotion or he is not worthy of having a wife children city stato or country Applause A for Independents There is a certain class of politicians sometimes belonging to one party and sometimes to the other who are no extraI ordinarily perpendicular that they lean over a little backwards who are never quite sure that they are belong ug to a party unless they are voting for he candidates of tbe other anJ giving aid and comfort to their adversaries Ap jlause Therefore Mr President and ellow citizens of Pittoburg I confess jeing a partisan politician and I no sympathy with those who roll up their eyes until you can see nothing but the whites and how up their hands in holy horror and enlarge j the borders of their phylacteries and stand j on the corners of the streets magnifying their own virtues and thanking God that j thay are not as ether mea and as other Republicans Applause If a man is a Democrat in Gods name let him be a Democrat And if he is a Republican in Gods name let him be a Republican in off years as well as presidential years Ap plause ABBREVIATED TELEGRAMS morning and was dead an p m A resolution was adopted by the Ohio conference of the Evangelical association Saturday at Akron O charging BLihcp Dubs and Uie five seceding western jon ferences with lying forgery and misrep resentation Somecitizeus of Tuscola Ills showed tlieir reverence for law and order and tlelr belief in reiigious liberty by blowing up the tvnt uf a peculiar sect with dyna mite They nlbo shot Ht two of the ei who Hppeared on the scene Lemuel Henderson and bis wife were crossing the track of tlu railway a few miles north of St Joseph Mo Saturday wbeu a train struck tinir killed them both together with their hortes and retluetil the to tsplinters The llixxlM hbiAe much damage in purliuus of New York In the vicinity of Watertowu an iron bridge a machine sliop iwo sawmills aud two cheesebox factories swept away and hundreds ol acres of farming lund were under water Saturday The bicycle tournament at Ieorla Ilia last wctk waa wellattended and a num ber of records were smashed i nlulling hat for one mile which was reduced from 5 to 5 The tenmile race for Uie cuampioualiip of America was won by A A Zimmerman of Freehold S J in 15 Cleaning Carpets Perhaps the most thorough way to clean a carpet especially a Brussels Good Housekeeping is to lay It on a clean grace plat face down and beat It as it Uee there After being beaten thoroughly it can be dragged by the corners over the which will brush off rU adhering doM and the carpet will be cleaned In tbe approved manner To beat a carpet line U but an imperfect way and workr is not aa well done unless by the moat patient beating besides not being M as the first mentioned way Dont let carpets be cleaned on the floor as is being practiced in some cities That slimy compound that U brushed on tbe carpet U only soft soap nothing col ored and perfumed perhape with aaeea fras It U true that it makes the carpet look clean but it U well known that more or less of that soap In tbe back of the carpet having worked Its way through along the sides and in the Any one versed in chemistry that thii soap which stays In the carpet resolved into common grease attracting of flies carpet bugs and of all kind besides decomposing and flllinf the with dangerous gases from this disgusting compound of grease wool and dirt His Position ISDIAXAPOLIS Ind Sept B Jacobs superintendent of the state insti tute for the blind has tendered his resig nation and will take the position of presi dent of the western Pennsylvania insti tute at Pittsburg The Trouble Tlclno Sept The gor ment of Uie canton of Ticino baa own ref stored at Locoarao while nil inquiry into the recent revolt U being conducted by Federal Judge Schntedar situation orderly bat pwpU axe lUll on Two Boy Killed by Horses FINDLAT O Sept Union towni this county while Adam Stranch a boy about 15 years old was feeding horses Saturday one of them knocked him down and trampled out brains When found a half hour later his dead was duced to a jelly In the same township Saturday the 3yearold son of Virgil Stewart was stepped npon by a borse srushing his abdomen to that he died al most instantly Wnather We Expect WiaHOTSTOX Crrr Sept following are weather indications for thirtysix from S p m veaterdar For local ralon warmer weather soothes terlr For Lower weather followed by light rain la northern portion stationary temiermtore sontlieflr winds Upper rain stationary tem peratsre variable winds For Indiana ant warmer weather followed by cooler IB northern portions southerly wlnda becenlng For loual ralaf ooottr la euatera stationary perataoe la western pccttoft variable wtnas The London daily edition of The New York Herald has been discontinued but not abandoned Louis Errickson and William Frailer were caught by a cave in of a sewer at St Joseph Mo Saturday and killed thereunto by jealousy Charles Craie colored of Cincinnati cut Ms wifes throat from ear to ear with a bair low knile Saturday It is reported that Miss Leiter dangh of the Chicago is engaged to mary Sir Arthur a wealthy English man ard friend of the royal fimily Engineer Karrett and Fireman Dougher ty were kild at Bust ST Louis Saturday by the explMion of engine Ko Son the St Louis Kans is City and Colorado rail way The Adrian Mich Times office bnrglrized Friday night and some small chauge all that the burglars got fire to the building and mined the job room A rumor is current in Xew YorV thnt company of Americans backed by Fnmb aapital will build a system of telegraph ines in this country to compete with Western Union Maxwell one of tbe men implicated in the murder of Decker at WAS found guilty Saturday and the pun ishment fijvd at death A motion for a new trial was entered An epidemic which raged t week the country east of Carrolton O clared by one of tbe doctors genuine aticcholera One man took rick In CREAM BAKING It usrd by Utt Patted doned by Ox taadsolt mat C M UbeStTOMim Punut an mntt Or Prices Cfckkic Ftwtar contain AKas York tea raawssiw   

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