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   Logansport Pharos (Newspaper) - October 8, 1890, Logansport, Indiana                                LOGANSPORT DAILY PHAROS 16THYEAJEL WEDNESDAY EVENING OCTOBEB 8 NO 138 JOHN JOHN JOHN JOHN OKAYS OKAYS CJKAVS t KAYS ON an BIOWXIOATOMS Frigrtfully Ex I plosion of Powder DUPONTS FACTORY ANNIHILATED A Dozen Persons Killed and Twenty Dead Nearly All Torn to fragments flraii falcst Sf vies iinf IrjlCrt of Ihl iltltSI lIUHHltiUIdl is tin Ilinwl KlaliH KlfKlllllly liflilinl Na Trouble bo Show Goods Come DOIANS oiKKA IIOCSR WM MANAHKK ONK NKifIT ONLY WEDNESDAY OCT 8th DRAMATIC KVKNT OK TH K SI1AMJN First HjifHiirunci in this of lir Cavoriic Vniiiiy Aci rtrH 3u3a In AS YOU LIKE IT ed ly Mr Crcston Jhirke HIM it HI r i Conipuny Two rows in Ciroh uiul Itox Scats Siuts in Ororts Chxlrnnci rarquclte TWO first iows in r0 intfi Halanco of vf5trcms T NOLANS OIEHA HOUSE INK VICIIT ONLY FRIDAY OCTOBER 10th Tho NitfM of Fun and Surprises El JD A of Money U Positively tinFunniest ami most NUT urn I Homo Comedy ivor Written InterprcttMt Ity a rupnMLctmijuuiy M play inchirtiui CriititKiimMtt loo A Itooker Innny Vann iiiuf others A iiirloitl Sctiif rvaml lllVects Tho jrreat cst niiiL must i mlinr f the ionat scenes Tho Iron Mills at VVor Showing Machinery Room with Stitiomiry KnunniM lllts Wheels Pul Prices Usual INSTA1MENT FLAN Sold on vVookly and Monthly Payments Call at 419 Market Stroot FOSTER BfllLEY FURNITURE PiJICtiS LOWEST OUP Designs None but tin1 Icst VVcirkinnnship AiSowid to Leave nir Sfilosrotiiu J1V fi 12thSt Drue Store KERUE ANO BRAIN TREATMENT Two Villain Urifvkcil Peril of thu Ieople of Rockland Fire Tli re it H to 1 ynitn Iowiler und Wipe tlio Town mill Oft1 Hit A Struggle with OeutU in Vic tims of a Ltuul wf Them CruslHd to WiLMrxGToN Del Oct terrific explosion resulting in the of twelve livts tlit injuring f many peoplu und tho destruction of much property oc curred yili 1ihiy afternoon at oclock in the upper yard of rfocj cxttiinive pow der vvorki of E 1 Durout de Xiiniours on Brandywino crtjek three milea north of this city The shock plain fct I itre arid caused intense excite ment Iuildings trembled and windows wero rluniolislacil ant everybody almost rushed to l ho doora trj aaeertiim the cause uf the rllHturbancc There wero six re ports rfcsemMinK tho boo Filing of cannon anil about apart In Doubt About Locality The first thought was that there had been an explosion tit the powder works but tho reports sue m ing so uear aud nob bolng rharacterized by the usual rumbling d there buiiiK no smoke visible iu the direction of tho mills It was imagined that the explosion hud occurred in the city The haay uLmosphere hid the smoke uud caused tlif reports to sound differ ently from those of preceding explosions Physicians summoned by telephone hur rying towards the powder maun factory the first Indication the public had of iho exact location of the catastrophe Im mediately thereafcur throned of people went to the sceno of the disaster The Scene the Cttiustrophe A reporter for the United Press pro ctfred a team uud drove rapidly to the scene When he reached Mount Salem M E churoh a mile from tho city he found that more than half of the window flashes of the I urge building were out and of those thnt rerudined the glass was broken Soon thereafter a cloud of bluish smoke was seen am ih smell of burning powder was no ted Following a curve in tho road the reporter beheld an appall ing Hptclaule and children wives and sons and daughters of men em ployed tho powder manufactory were madly rushing here and thera seeking in formation aljout thostihty of their loved ones The yard in which ihu mills stood was littered with debris oE fall tin build ings nnd a Home places where buildings hud been the only luft was empty cellars ami a few foundation stones Tim Wreek of a The little village Dupoats Banks im mediately outside UK powder yard pre sented n most pitiihle A hundred wre either demolished or badly damaged liuildings wore un roofed of houses were blown out and wrecked Inside the dwellings the devastation complete The rooms on the ground were sirown with broken crockery crushed stoves and remnants of tables otc The soda mills a large stone building ahout two hundred from tho magazines is recked thi of the charcoal mills and the buildings thumsolves took fins irom tho furnaces Effective use of the fire apparatus at tho works MO on extiiiLjiiUhed the til til 11tt Hut Holes In Ihe Ofminil Wheiv the curnin and packing house stood thuru are holes In the ground ten feet rteLp The largo storage mngaKiue containing several tons of powder aud built of corrugated iron is situated about a quarter of a mile from tho wrecked railis It with another smaller mill es caped nlso tho ghuiiiLCroom and room Finir of the Dupoats and several clerks were in the ofuee when the cx loslon took place Every window was lown In and much of the plastering fell from tho walls but beyoud cuts nnd bruises uo one wns hurt The horses being driven through the yard were killed while their drivers ocapid William R Green was working In tho magazino thut blew up first Me waa packing powder fur tlie government Ifcii supposed that his soldo ring iron becumo too hot nnd ignited the powder GHASTLY REPORT OF CASUALTIES Most ot Uitv UnrnrtuimtBi Plouil Up in Fragments Ten men were killed The bodies of but two Imve been found AVlilie daylight lasted portions of thy other bodies wera being collected limb here au arm tlwre a piece uf tho trunk in another pUica The list of tho dead so ftir reported is us fol William K Green a solderer body found whole but sio badly blackened as to be barely recognisable Mc Garvey hiborec head bltmn olT Martin Dolau empluyeil iu the graining mill Jim Doltm a laborer nged CO John H Harrignn laborer Michael Harrigun la borer Patrick Dougherty John Newell laborer John Herlihe laborer Uike Her lihe laborer Mrs Rosa Dougherty found cruhed by the rooi of her house All the naniLs given above except the lust were men employed in and about the mills that txploded and with the except tiou of Grecu ami McGarvey their bodies have not been found Tho Holl of Wounded Tho injured are as follows Daniel Har fatilly Patrick Gilpen badly hurt stiiuling in the door of his liouse 15X yanN from the mills Thomas Dough erty ngtd 5 mouths seriously injured by having a stove fall on him William Louxie head btully cut Mrs Lixzia F Anderson broken and interaally iu Jured Husjh Ferry ribs crushed James Ward les lacerated Win field Tliayors eje torn nut The List Still Incomplete In the excitement and confusion it Impoiaihlo to obcaiu a complete of the kvl It known that scores were out by flying glass nud bruised by falling beams aud timbers It is estimated that between sown and ten tons of powder explculevl some reports say two or thraa times thac much Che total lo sa will be from to Tho com pany is rich and will begin to rebuild at once Two More Reported Dead reports show that in addition to the killed already sent William Dennison and John Dietz lost their lives making twelve knownjtohave beegkilled UUD injureu are uiiponc Francis G Oupont and Charles I Dupont Twenty in all were injured There were at least seven ex plosions Every dwelling in tbe neigh borhood is reported wrecked or unroofed and buildings within a radius of half a mile are reported more or leas damaged ROCKLANDS FEARFUL PERIL A Fight with Fire Against Total Anni hilation Rocklarid a village on the Brandywlne a mile above the scaua of the explosion u a complete wreck It comprised a large paper mill owned by the Jessup Moore company aad about fity dwell inga iu which chiefly resided tbe mill em ployes Ita population is about 200 Im mediately after tha explosion a large building known as the Refinery located nsar the center of the village took fire A Matter of Ufe or Death It was a matter of life and death to the whole population that ihe fire should be extinguished before it communicated with the powder the building contained Taking their lives iu iheir hands the Dupont fire brigade fought the flames which had caught tbe roof It was touch and go be tween success and destruction but the firemen won Had the roof fallen in it is doubtful if any man woman or child in the vicinity would have escaped death or serious injury DEATH WAS IN THE AIR Gas 1ervudes a Coal Fit Office with Startling and Fatal Results ScriANTON Pa Oct Asttriesof tragic incidents occurred at the Johnson colliery Mcmiluy After leaving his flres in good condition about 10 oclock la the morning the night fireman Tim Kelly stepped into the ofUce for a chat with the watchman Joseph Bees He was surprised to see the old watchman apparently asleep in an armchair The old man was dead At 8 oclock Outside Foreman S W Boyd en tered the oflico and sat in the chair in which Bees died A few minutes later his head fcl 1 back hfa eyea became fixed and staring and ho grew unconscious Three Others Overcome About the same time a boy named Da Tis uttered a loud cry and fell in convul sions on Ihe floor of the back room An other boy named Riley went in to see what was the mutter and raising an out cry other persons went in and carried Boyd and Davis to the open air Tho boy Riley was the noxb to demand attention as lie was seen to stagger and fall on an ashheap in front of tho boiler room An other workman named George Miles was overcome It was uscertained that the prostrations were caused by sulphur gas generated from a heap of burning culm and ashes near the office of the colliery The condition of Boyd and Davis is con sidered critical FATAL LAND SLIDE Eleven Inmntes of One IIouno Killed aud Wounded QUEBEC Oct A bluff near the vil lage of Si Ilerre thirty miles from here suddenly tumbled into the Riviera Du Sub at 3 oclock yesterday morning car rying with it the house barns aud sheds of Mathios Gnynon a sirfp of hind half a mile long and 250 yards wide and eeven inmates of Mr Guynous houso three of whom were killed and the remaining eight badly injured Mrs Gay no n was killed outright Mr Gnynon was taken out alive hub died soou after A farm hand named Buucharil is buried under the debris and all of the eight Gay n on chil dren are seriously hurt Just Hud to Marry Hur PABKEKsncmo V Va Oct Pfert brought suit iu the circuit court Monday for tho dissolution of his rnar riagu with Mary Vail He married her Saturday under duress as he claims The young womans mother ho says in vited him to her house Saturday to attend to some business for her There he was confronted by Mrs Vail Mary two of her brothers and a minister Pfert went through the marriage ceremony but left the house immediately afterward mid has not seen his wife since He denies the grounds on which he was forced to marry In a few days he was to marry another lady Another Good Item Bus toil DENVER Colo Oct press dis patch from New York on Sunday night referred to a New York lawyer named Henry W Leonard ns having befriended one Jamvs Stemmel of Pueblo Colo years ago and stated that on the death of Slcmmcl recently a will was found which bequeathed to the lawyer A thorough investigation at Pueblo has failed to reveal the identity of any oE the parties mentioned The story was a hoax Newman Didnt Got Hie Oun NEW YORK Oct WhiteCaps at Absocom N J carried out their throats Monday night and raided John Newman whom they warned several days ago to discharge his housekeeper He disregard ed the notice and shortly after midnight he was taken from his home and ridden around the town on a rail Others are threatened with similar treatment The Strike ut Ishpeminp ISHPEMIXG Mich Oct mass meet ing of the striking miners was held yes terday morning and a committee of twen tyseven was elected to see the mine offi The committee will submit to the mining companies a proposition prac tically the same as the one made Sept 44 the refusal of which caused the strike All of the men are now out HEABTY WELCOME j For the President on His Trip Through Indiana GREETINGS ALL ALONG THE BOITTB ITreo Delivery November 1 WASHKOTOS CITY Oct free de livery will be established at the follow ing named western postofflces on Nov1 1890 Jeffersonvllle Ind LaPorte Ipd Connoravtlle lud Owosao Mich West Bay City Mich Ptmtiac Mich and West Superior Wis Minnie llofschmldk Acqaltted CLISTOXSVILLE Wia Oct Minnie Hofschmidt charged with having burned Mr Devauds barn has been ac quitted It id now said that Devaud will be sued for alleged false imprisonment Another Decision Against ALBANY N Y Oct court of ap peals TRsterday affirmed the decision of che lower court in the case of Schihlok Jugigo the mardarer sentenced to sutler denth by electricity The freemans Journals DrmtN Oct coramentiog on the of the Irish National convea tion The Freemans Journal says that it the government is anxious to meet Par ueil half way it should accept the resQlu tionii adopted by the convention and pass a bill restoring to evicted tenants their holdings and suspend further evictions on the west northwest and southwest coasts of Irelaiid Brief Addresses at Several View of the Btoine of HU Boyhood Throng at Terre Screaminiy and Vociferous at Danville und j Other Placea In Few j to the Students DANVILLE His Oct president i and party arrived here last evening The trip so far had been one continuous wel come to the chief magistrate Wherever the train had stoppad there had been j crowds of cheering people all anxious for the presidential handshake and a speech and where it dashed by without stopping it was received and followed by hearty cheers At Cincinnati at a m there were crowds of cheering citizens but no atop longer thtin was necessary to change engines At Covlngton and Newport be fore he crossed the river thera was the same experience At Cincinnati the par ty was joined by Congressman Groavenor and Consul General John C New The Home of His Boyliood Upon leaving Cincinnati the scenes were very familiar to the president As the train passed North Bend Ind it slowed up for in sight was the tomb of Gen William Henry Harrison and the house where lhe president was born Law rencelmrg the next stopping place was the first town of which the president ever had recollection It was here that he fre quently visited when a boy and as the train pulled into the station a rousing cheer was given by the throng of citizens which bad gathered The president was yiaibly affected as be stepped forward to addresfi the multitude and recalled the memories of tha past that thronged upon him With a few words of this character ho closed by thanking his old friends for their welcome and thon introduced Sec retary Tracy who mnda a brief speech En Route to Vlncennea The next stop was nt North Vernon where the president had only time to bow his acknowledgment of the warm greet ing given him and speak a few hurried words of thanks therefor Then the train speeded away from Vincennes Previous to the arrival tit North Vernon the sta tions en route were crowded with people and hail and farewell were spoken as the train slowed up for a minute The train had to await orders at Washington but the president made no speech Instead he Secretary Tracy nnd Representative Grosvenor hold an informal reception and shook hands with as many people as couM get up to tins car platform Theu there was no stop except at Seymour until Vin cennes was reached although the way side greetings were hearty aud continu ous all along tho line A Few Hern titles at Soytnour As tho train slopped at Seymour a rous ing cbour arose from the people assem bled at the station and the president tried to get out of ft speech but it was no go Speech Speech1 was the cry and he re sponded after Introducing Secretary Tracy as follows Well I ieel that I ought at least thank you for your friendly greeting1 Some one has handed me a re quest that I talk to the school children for a but I scarcely know to say to them except that J have a great interest in them and the country has a great interest in them Those who like myself have passed the meridian of life realize mure than younger men that the place wo DOW hold and the responsUities we now carry in society and in all social and business relations must devolve upon thosfc who are now in the schools Our state has majinificjntly provided for their education so thut none of them need be ignorant and I am sure that in the happy homes the fathers and mothers are not neglecting their duties but are instilling into those young minds morality aud re spect for the law which must crown intel ligence in order to make them good citi zens THE ARRIVAL AT TERRE HAUTE n gnuetui to exsec retary Dick Tho Mr Tracy said he had been to see the asm with which ihe people of Indiana had greeted their fellowcitizen the pres ident and closed as follows Oa this oc casion it would ba unseemly to discuss questions cf policy upon which tbe polit ical parties of the day wire divided and I shall not enter on any suck discussion Suffice it to say that upon one point we all agree that by whomsoever the gov ernment may be rtilmnistered it should be administered with scrupulous honesty wiih the largest of intelligence and with a dignity that iecomes a nation of WOIMJCKO of people Applause A Seasim of Hamlihaking Gen Grosverior wis then introduced He made a few remarks congratulating the farmers of Indiana on their prosper ous appearance At the end of speech the preiidtut stood fur siome minutes on the Mepi leading to platorm and shook the hands outstretched to him but thti crowd peeiuiy liyfiinu unmanagea ble and the president was lukn in charge again by the local back to his cur The presidents train left Terra Haute shortly afur 4 oclock Be tween Terie Haute jiu 1 Dmville the jour ney vras without Ufjiwworthy incidents The president wus caUed to the platform of this car several time to bow to waiting crowds THE TOURISTS IN ILLINOIS INDIANA AEFAIKS Details of That Saloon Trouble at Morgantown A ITJEIOUS FIGHT WITH TOUGHS High life seems hard up for amusement when it resorts to negro cake walk dances Five Thousand People Gather to Wel come the Tmvelfirs The Terre Huute delegation which met the president at Vincennes was headed by President W H McKeen of the Van dalia railway and exRepresentative Cy rus F McNutt At Sullivan the presi dent expressed in a few words his pleas ure at seeing his old friends There were crowds at Shelburne nnd at Farmers burg and at each of these places the trniu slowed to give the president an op portunity to bow to them Given ii Vociferous As the train pulled into Terre Haute the whittles of the factories on either aide of the track began to blow Locomo tives screamed a shrill welcome and hun dreds uf barecheated brawny workmen waved their hats above their heads and filled the nir with cheers Agreat throng numbering fully 5000 filled the space immediately in front of the station sur rounding a pint form which had been erected for the occasion Leaning on the arm of Mr McKeen the president passed through the crowd and took a seat on the platform When quiet had in a measure been stored Mayor Danalson in a few wellchosen words welcomed the presi dent and introduced him to the assem blage Address ot the Chief 3Iagisfrmte The president who was greeted vrith hearty applause began by thanking the people for the welcome given him and then spoke of the flourishing industries of the city Continuing he said I was told we approached your city that there was aot an idle wheel in the city Terra Huute It is very pleasant today to know Ithat this prosperity is generally shared by our paople Hopefulness and cheer and courage tend to bring and to main tain good Croaking narerbuilt a city We differ widely in our of public policies But I trust every oue of us Is devoted to the flag which represents ithe union and power of our country and the best interests of the people as we are given to see and understand those in terests Applause Fraisti for Uncle Sam We are ic the enjoyment of the most perfect system of government that has been devised for the use of men We are under fewer restraints the individual faculties and liberties have wider range here than in any otber land Here a sfcy 1 of hope is arched over the head of every ambitious industrious and aspiring roung man There are no scciil condi tions There are no lesral restriction Let us continue to cherish these institu j ttions to maintain them in their best de j velopment Let us ses that as far as our influence can bring ic to pass they lirennndneted for the irenerai ermxi He then introduced Secretary Tracy A Short Address at and a nt Peovia Danville was reached at 6 oclock Rep Ceunon ami Dr Wilcox of Champaign met ihe party at Danville junction and acted Jis the presidents es cui There was a groat crowd in wait iilg here and it was with difficulty that the president made his to thti plat form which had been erected near the place where ths train stopped on the out skirts of the city Representative Can non introduced the president who regret tud that he could not see the fnces of all of hia audience owing to the darkness He was glad to nutice that if the last year had not yielded an average return to your Inrms already the promise of the coming year is seen in your well tilled fields Let me thank you again and bid you good night At UJrbaiiii Chimpnign uncl Poor la PKOUIA Oct 8 president and pnvty reached this city night at En route from Danville there was quite a crowd at Urbann aid ru the train was hold there several minuts for inspection the president had an opportunity to shake hands with most of them There was a good crowd at Champaign also It was iieirly 3 oclock when the train reached that station The larger part of the crowd was compoo 1 of stiuLmts from the Uni versity of Illinois They gave their college cry several befire the president had an upnortunty to speak A Talk to the He aid Et U very yvileut thut there is a largo represent it ion here of the Greek societies ClsetTK 1 thank you for this 1 Lad not expected here or fit any oher intermediate point on the Jour ney to ivmke an address but I cannot fail to lliPtte young from tho University of Illinois for the interest their presence gives to this meeting Your pro no douSt give you all needed ad monition and advice and you will I am sure Ihank me for put mUling to your burdens Good nijrht fCiitorsJ A Stop for tho Pet ween C hem pa and Peoria the presidents train made practically but one stop mid tlmt wan at Uloumingnn where Jseverui hvmlnd pop eimorvd rhamselves hourso as the iu ixnvnl to tliem from Che rear plmf 711 of ihe train The president ij adopt the sngges tion of Mayor Ciark uf Mils city and a hotel here and acordin when the lrain arrived lie was eajortol tn the Na t tonal house by the mayor md council find retired for the n gir lie remained here until S u m to giving a recep tion prior to depart which was a crush from start lo MYSTERIOUS MAIL ROBBERY Two Pouches SinlMi unl Uiflutl Kn Route io tho Klntioii LOUISVILLE Ky Oct mail wagon which left the post office at oclock yesterday m in charge of Driver John Davis and Mail S A Parsons en ruiio to the Louisville and IN ash vi lie sralion wn rojbed of two mail pouches containing valuable registered package So3n daylight one of tha mail uacks was fun rid on ft coal float on the rirer It hud ail of the registered matter in it Got All the Monfly and Every letter or package containing money or valuables liul been cut open and the empty envelopes replaced in the sack There were inters to CJermany France Ireland and to all points east in the United States Xot a tiring of value Avas left in l iie seek The secon I mail pouch containing other matter has not yet been recovered It is believed that it wiijs taken further up the river The postmaster does not think the aggregate amount of the registered packages will exceed 0 Better Watch Me Kin ley UEG O Oct McKin ley opened his campaign yesterday in the Sixteenth district at this place He ar rived at noon nnd in view of the rock ribbed Democratic character of Holmes county whuh hts a normal Democratic majority of 2000 and of which Millers burjj is the cjunty sear his reception was surprisingly cordial In the afternoon he he held an informal reception which was largely attended His speech at night was built us usual on proteciion lines Kitte Chasus Son Suicide SEATTLE Wash Oct Sprague Jrgrandson of Salmon P Chase nnd only son if ex Governor Sprague of Rhode Island committed in haling chloroform yesterday afV noon Decease cam here from Chicago and ije cured employment in a menial capacity with The Seattle Journal Despondency prompted the suicide Insists on a Frwsecution PARTS Oct M the Bonlangist deputy says that he will insist upon tha government prosecuting him so that an opportunity may he afroiIel him to msec and disprove the calumnies which hav9 been put afloat aboil him The VVetthrr We MJIT Expect j CITT O t The following ure the ueather for h nrt ctu Stia For Indiana fair neither soatbcry inds tor Fa weitbenvarin e wind9gener al ylsivjtUvrwtiT y slicht y warmer Forlili warmer weather esccpt southwest portion temptrature winds gen erally sonhveet rly For warier air ireather s uher y wlndi Foi Fatr woBther to lowed by rain in wisst eriportion winds warmer On boani tae royal yacht Osbome the Princess of Wales went about in flannel costumes embroidered vrith gold white peake caps and shoo placing the larmonitirQ They Try to Clean Out a Barroor Get the of Dynamite ly Dues the Our Kxhlbit at the lYurlds A Big Time at Ev ansvilie on German Day State Jiew Items INDIANAPOLIS Ocr S Morgantown a little hamlet in Morgan county has been j enjoying a variegated taste of border life ever since last Friday morning when a crowd of a dozen toughs undertook to j clean out1 the saloon of Rodney Hotl j at that plaice JIuff was informed of the proposed attack and rallied a number of his friends nt bis saloon When tha at tacking pnrty appeared a pitched battle was begun iu which clubs knives and even revolvers piny ad a part The at tacking party were beaten oS after a long fight which resulted in a number ot broken heads and knife wounds ouo of which was dangerous Applied tho Since Vhe first the fight has broken out in spots at various times and culminated at 4 oclock Monday morning in the uxplosioc of an hnmeusj charge of dynamite under Hulls completely wrecking the building and destroying its contents Suspicion falls upon the men who attacked the saloon Friday but it is believed by many that Che aiiti s iloon elu miiit seized tbli opportunity to rid them selves of the nuisaiic It is said that the only other saloon in the pi act1 whisjh is run by William Muiitlemau would no doubt have suffered thu same Iate but for tbe fact that he ami his family live over the place INDIANA AT THE FAIR The Sentiment in Favor of H Liberal Ap INDIANAPOLIS Oct The attention of ladiaumns is to be directed at once to tbe display which tho state is to make at the Worlds fair nnd as the coming legisla ture will have to mako the appropriation agitation will begin at once There is a pronounced feeling in all quarters in fa vor of an appropriation that will make liberal provision lor ttie state aud com mittees will be appointed to bring the at tention of fhe legislature to the subject as soon as it convenes CommisHloiier Murtlndale Talks Worlds Fair Commissioner MarUndule said Tuesday morning The legislature suuuld appoint a com mission to hare charge of tbe expenditure of money appropriated The state ought also to hove a Worlds Fair association or an organization of some kind com posed of public spirited citizens who will work to the eud that Indianas showing may be commensurate with our re sources Shut Up All the lud Oct Blooming ton was a dry town Tuesday Monday at 9 oclock p m the city marshal in formed each of the saloonkeepers that if they opened tho next morn they wou d bo arrested The re sult Tuesday morning was that but oue saloon in the city opened and it was closid after pay in a 960 in lines The movement oC the offi es is tho outcome of the effort made by tho Law and Order League organized a weeks ago German Day nt Eraiisville EVANSVnLE Iitd Got The city last night was in its holiday attire and ita en tire population with about rtO 000 visitors were on the streets doing honor to tho 207th anniversary of the of the first German in Thu paviule was about one hour and a hnh passiug a givyn point and repruseiHed the progress of the Germans in America Ev ansvilie has soeii DO such day in her his tory Fully 70000 people wera on the streets Xmvs from the Wheiit Crop CoLUJlWUS Ind Oct 8 For several years past tlo farmers of southni Indi ana have sown miich than half the wheat of former years This jvar an un usually large crop is Ixiny put out whiib will MxgreyHte niori than half the tillable land Tlmt sown early fine but there are thousands ol acres yet unsown on account of the con tinued wet weaher which will make the crop a late oue u MARTINSVILLE Ind Oct 8 Horace a 12 year old son of John Fallis oi AniuryviHe died Hiduenly Saturdaj morning He MIS hinid groaning aboul 1 jco k and btifure the family couic rjuch his lodKJde he was dead A post muitem was held which showjd that the boy hud eaten a of pawpaws swiillovviug the seeds had passed into the small intestines causing acute congestion Struck n of COLUMBUS In1 Ot At Weed Patch Hill ixieen uiilts west of this city Mon day Alox Clark was clearing oil E small of land lie found in one benertli a large KLone six rattlesnakes th smallest of which was four feet long and having seven welldeveloped rattles Or account of the cool weather all the snake were captured aliva and brought to thii city where they vere readily sold Conference of MARIOS Ind Ott The Christian conference ofthe Uiied Staes and Cn ada met in quadretiiiifil service in this city aud for a This will probably be the most notable church gathering ever held in the state Voorliees to the Sliners BRAZIL Ind Oct Senator D Voorhees addrpssad a large audience of miners and formers here His address was a carefully prepared aad eio queat discussion ot the leading ues ol the day Opened Ills Campaign ROCHES lud Oct S Congressman Owen delivered the opening address of the Republican campaign in this county here Tuesday He was given a cordial welcome by hLs constituent Gill Is En Roiii to America LosiKJv Oct Thomas P Gill II P j j for the southern vrhc I was Monday selecte by the Irih convention as one of the Irish mission t3 the United Suites has skilled fur that country UNDERWEAR AND GLOVES LARGEST VARIETY LOWEST PEIDES DEWENTER The Hatter eiric for infants and Children is so well adapted to children that I recommend icaa superiortoany prtscription known to me IL A ABCmu M D ill So Oxford St Brooklyn N T Cistorla cnrcs Colic Sour Stomach Iiarrtiov Kniclalion Kills YToirns sleep Without injurious mediation Tun CKSTAKR COMPAJTV 7T Murray Slrott PREPARE FDR WINTER By Ordering Your OVERCOAT OR SUIT 1 S CRAIG Merchant Tailor Quality of Goods and Workmanship the best to be had Our aim is always to please No misrepresentation FIGURES FROM THE CENSUS lopuiatimi4 Ohio Iowa and CITV Oct ofiicc has announced the following popu lation with increasei suico 18SO Ohio Pupulatiou of state 3603TVJ in crease 4fii of atate 1900729 increase 23i114 Cities and towu iu Iowa ns follovvs 22f 528 increase 807S Clinton 1363S increjise 457r Davenport 25161 Fort Madison 7000 increase Iowa City 5028 decrease 1495 Keokuk 14075 increiae iOiS Lyons 57U1 iuurease 1093 Muscatinu 1143J 8137 Ottumwa iiicreise 4903 A Groftt Growth at Duluth Michigans population is 2OSy792 in creasa 452835 Grand Rapids 04147 in crease 13J Kalamazoo 17S57 increase 590 Muskeiion iacrease 11400 Ishpeming U 1S4 increase 5145 Menom inee lOIKJG increase 731S Marquette 9096 Incruasj 403 Xegaunee Cirl increase 13C 1he total population of Indiana as an nounced is 2189030 an increase since iHSn ot 2107JO In Minnesota Duluth has 3i7i3 an in crease of 33080 St Paul 133150 increase 01033 ABBREVIATED TELEGRAMS Rev Henry White chaplain ct the Brit ish house of died Tuesday Two persons have arrived at Lnnel France fiom Spain are suffering from cholera The Masonic grand of Illinois opened a days convocation in Chi cago Tuesday R X Alien president oi the Allen Paper Car Wheel company died Tuesday at Cleveland O The Philadelphia branches of tbe Irish National League have pledged 3WW for the reJief ol Irish distress Mrs Gen Custer widow of the heru of Little Big Horn visited the Libby Prison War Museum at Chicago Tuesday The Tipperary trial has been postponed until Friday The physicians reported that OJIahonsy waj too ill to attend Schnect Reeht wholesale dealers in notions in Chicago have confessed judg ments for in favor ot their cred itors The is2ti England has peremptorily ordered Por tnal to settle the claim for indemnity for the seizare of the British African Lakes companys steamer James Steven son The PilUburyVasabarn Milling com pany at Minneapolis has just paid em ployes a dividend from the years profits each man receiving a sum in proportion to bis salary At Middlotowo Conn Monday night Mrs Tryon was burned to death and her hishin1 badly scorched in the de struction iy fire of their houseThey were over So yeii s of age The u nirrM conference of Mormons at 1 k Crv has forinnHr nnd nfilorQTilg forbidden polynniry in the future The conference consisted of 10000 persons and the vote was unanimous A nejjro 100 years old died at Montgom ery Ala Tuesday He had not married until he was 95 ycnrs old and for the pssl on years had bjen able to sco without lassoj having retiiived his second sinht A drunken woman was discovered asleep in a Clark street Chicago baseeeut Tuesday with her dead baby In the same room The child had been dead live days Tiie mother had besged IS for burial purposes and spent It for liquor An accident to the engioo which de layed n train on the Ohio Hirer near Va Sunday night baffle an attempt to wreck the train for the purpose of robbery Some rxjrsonn passing alcmi the road removed the ob structions Arthur Day of Rochester N Y was tried Tuesday at Welland Ont for tbe murder of his wife The miscreant pushed the woman into the rapids at Niagara in July last The evidence against him was direct and the principal witness against the pris oner wus his own KisVer He was con victed and sentenced to hang Nov 18 THE MARKETS CmoAijo Oct 7 Quotations ori the board of trade today were a o lews 2 October opened and tlOM December opened closnl May openwl tlatM cloeoJ CornXo 2 October an4 closed fy Decsmlaer opened and 5 c Slaj opened Me 2 Octotjor opened cemtKr opened cloved We cpeucd 42jc cpenisd and cloiwd Janoary J1IJS tlluu May cloned opetxd j Irraucc ButterFancy 28o pei I fine Kathrcd cream dairies co Live and spnoj fc turkeyn Iai0c ducks i to fancy j 1 u Wisconsin 65 ewcet otatoM i 3 ptir bbl green cookLng Mvj stock yanliT prices ilarkct active and iirices steady priOTS mncli oaeier 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