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   Logansport Pharos (Newspaper) - October 15, 1890, Logansport, Indiana                                LOGANSPORT DAILY PHABO8 16TH YEAE WEDNESDAY EVENING OCTOBEB 15 1890 NO 144 on GRAVS OIX fiKAYS IHV OKAYS UHV U KAYS ON a and CLEVERLY CAUGHT i THE OHOLEQSLATURE A Stylish Crook Who Lacked Worldly Wisdom Itran Now IjiUst stylcH anJ Lowest 1rircn 1nHuclioriH of UK nmnufnctor in the LMitrtt Klutfunty lijftiUjrl nxjin usy stalrwuy No Trouble to Show Goods Come FURNITURE PilOKS LOWES P Our Designs XOEH tmt the Hojl Wurkninnsliip to our SuKsroom BUT WAS AN EVPEBT AT HIS TRADE 1 IV Henderson SODS SCHOOL M aterial 12thSt Drug Store DOLANSOVEKA HOUSE WM MMAN IKOriilKTOll ONE tOn WHEK Corniiicnoinif MONDAY OCTOBER 20 W C Terrells telcbrnteil New Tork Com ft ly Company Hotiiitltul Emo tional Actress IN LYNWOOD I in and Valuable Presents GIVKN AWAV Itrjiitfeat Company ever organized to piny at Popular 1O 2O SOcts Change of piny nightly A grand ladies and I rolls MATINEE SATURDAY At 2 psm Kvery child in attendance re ceives u present tin tag on ery piug D HONESTY is acKnowf edged tc be tfye purest and rqcst lasting piece cf Standard Chewing Tobacco en themarKetTjxing it is a better test than any talK it Glveitafair trial Your dealer has it FIBERS BROS Ho an Acquaintance Without Knowing the Jitters Antecedents and ComeH to Arief Thereby A Novel and Scientific Method of Opening a The Seine of Touch Made Temporarily Very Sudden ant Emfoar interruption CHICAGO Out 10Harry A Adams an Ingenious and dangerous robber was nrrcstd at daylight yesterday morn ing just UK he was removing 8250 from the big safe in the Hotel Wuyue at the cor ner of Michigan anil Wells struct The story of his remarkable exploit is both sensational and dramatic He came to Chicago about ten days ago registered from AlinneupoltH and vas assigned to one of the bst rooms in the hotel He loitered about the office a good Jaa1 and after a lapse of a day or two ma le the ac quaintance of a pleasantfaced jocng stranger The two became chums Whore He Miuio II In Mistake Lust Saturday Adams asked liia friend If he wanted to inakt money and receiv ing a reply in thu affirmative cautiously unfolded an ingenious plan to rob the office safo Well go down there together at 4 oclock Tuesday morning ho explained and while you keep watch Ill do tho trick All right the chum assented The lattor happoned to be a cousin of Ihe proprietor of the hotel but Adams lid not know it He told tho story of the plot to his cousin who in turn unfolded It to Inspector Hubbarcl at the Chicago Avenue Station Enter tho Expert Hnrylar At midnight Monday Officers Bell and Hiatt were secretly admitted to the hotel office and stowed away under a staircase They waited four hours for tho burglar to oome down atalrs and as the clock in the Northwestern tower struck 4 their pa tience was rewarded by the sound of foot steps on the stairs over their heads A moment later Adams was gliding silently across tlm floor of the office His hands were empty arid the oflicers began to won der how le would proceed Tho burglar suddenly bent down before the safe seized the combination and began turning It cautiously Ha worked in this way for uearly an hour when the big doors sud denly swung opon How Ho Did the Trick Eagerly thrusting his hand into the money box Adiims drew forth the prize he was attar but before he could stow it away in his pockets tiie detectives had sprung from their hiding place und made him prisoner An examination of his hands quickly revealed the secret oE the seemingly supernatural power which en abled him to open a strange combination The nail of tha right index linger was pared so close to the quick as to produce a wound from which blood flowed freely It was through the medium of this pain ful aud sensitive cut that he was enabled to tell when the tumblers fell As each one dropped down the vibration through the handle was communicated to tho finger by nuaus of the bared quick and Adams instantly starteI to turn the sec ond tumbler Aint No Paul Johnstone When he was taken to the Chicago avenue police station to boasted a bit about tho succeis of his feat ami said he could perform it on any safe in thecity I aint no Paul Johnstone and I dont need nobodys nut to feel ho said rather proudly as a turnkey clanged the barred door in Ms face The police sre of the opinion that Mr Adams will opea no moro safes for many a day to come SENT SEVEN MEN TO DEATH An AecUlent with Giant 1itwcler Causes a Tremendous Ex plosion Colo Oct terrible explosion reported at the Busk tuuncl on Ihe Midland rcmil thirty miles west uf at 11 oclock yester day morning One of the workmen en tering the tunnel with a box of giant powder removed one of the sticks and iccidentully knocked it against the wall It exploded killing him instantly and frightfully mangier his body The Whole Box Tbe force of the explosion caused the entire box of powder to explode with ter rific force killing a man who was work Ing near by and badly injuring eight oth ers six of whom will die It is impossi ble at present to get a list of tho killed and injured A special train with physl lans has left here for the scene of tha ac cident Holiltm and lunhiim Reprieved SpitisoriELD 111 Oct Fifor yeslenlay granted a reprieve in the case of Calvin Holden and Albert Dun ham postponing the day of thoir execu tion from Friday next to Friday March 8 1891 The men were convicted of the murder of Hurley Kussell at llonticeilo June 31 last Sinco the conviction of the men Mrs HoUien mother of Calvin who was implicated in the murder nml with another son sent to penitenttmtiarv has declared that neither Calvin nor Dunham had anything to do with the crime Cost the Life of One Mim AKKOX O Oct freight wreck oil the Cleveland Akron nnd Columbus rail way at Hudson near here yesterday morning will cost one life that of Jeff Cruble a brakeman Carelessness in switching caused tho trouble Two oil tank cars exploded and the crude petro leum in a pillar of flame burned the ties and wnrped the rails for aa eighth of a mile The strenuous efforts of the citi zens saved the town PilEilUt McAuliBVs Wife Dead NEW YOBK Oct Kate McAu liffe nn Hcfress and the wife of Jack McAuliffe the champion lightweight prize fighter died suddenly last night in the West Skin hotel on Sixth avenue The cause of her death is supposed to have been heavt disease Mrs McAuliffe was known OH the as Kate Hnrt She was married to Jack McAuHffe in Cali fornia some months ago A Base Kill 1st Inrplyzed PHILADELPHIA Oct special to I The Press from KMOVO Pa says David i Orr first bd3curu of the Brooklyn Brotherhood club was stricken I with paralysis iday and is now lying ill at the Wjnl House He will be removed to his hoaio as soon its he is able to stanl he journey 1C In Extra Sedition and Hears Some Plain Language COLUMBUS O Oct legislature convened in extra session yesterday at the call of the governor the object thereof being to correct the situation in the Cin cinnati board of public works which the governor says is a bad lot The gov ernors message which was read is an ex ceedingly plainspoken document and roasts lK3th the legislature and the board He tells tha soloes that notwith standing a plank in the state platform demanded the enactment of laws enabling cities to choose their own servants the legislature created boards for such cities Tin the choice of which the citizens had no voice at all and made matters worse by withholding from the governor the power to remove his own appointees The Against the Board He charges the Cincinnati board with trafficking their own votes with forget ting the principle of honor among thieves in the fierce struggle for booty and lie indorses the remark of a wise ob server that Cincinnati is cursed with a lower tone in politics than any other city in the Union He advocates home rule as a remedy for the evils complained of The house referred the message to the judiciary committee The Republicans in the senate opposed this dis position of it aud precipitated a long de bate hut it was finally so referred Two Hills in the Senate After a recess both houses reassembled arid two bills to abolish the Cincinnati boards were offered in the senate An at tempt to read them both the third time was antagonized by the Republicans and four Democrats voted against the motion which resulted in its defeat The house did no business and the Democrats oi both houses held a caucus lost night It was understood that a determined effort was being made to postpone the whole business to an adjourned session in Jan ufiry A SOMNAMBULISTS PERIL Shie Climb H to the Cornice of a Boarding House and Poseg as Venus RICHMOND Vs Oct 2 oclock Monday morning a negro who wns walking down Franklin street just above Governor street saw a nude woman standing on the cornice of tho Putnam boarding house He ran to Gaorge Bannisters place and informed him of the perilous position of the young lady Mr Bannister hastened around to the house Bind saw the young lady stand ing like a statue From the glare of tha electric light he could tell that she was asleep Her eyes were open but they s eemed to be fixed on some object Rescued from Her Danger Mr Bannister and another man stood on the pavement with outstretched arms to catch her if she should step off and ordered the negro to go into the house and awaken Capt Putnam The captain hastily dressed himself and went to the window which was just back of the fair sleepwalker and taking her gently by the arm pulled her into the room and to her bed chamber The sleeper was Miss Clara Shaw one of the actresses at the Com ique She has no knowledge of what oo cured and her companions do not like to say anything to her about it Narrow Esunpe of the Steel Men CHICAGO Oct two excursion trains on the Illinois Central Railroad bearing the fiOj distinguished members of the Iron and Steel Institute of Great Britain yesterday narrowly escaped what might have been a very serious accident The engine of the first train was derailed by a iiiispluved switch at South Chicago The train was fortunately running very slowly and stepped insidu of a few feet so that none ot the coaches was derailed and no one was hurt The entire party was greatiy inconvenienced by being forced to walk a long distance to the docks of the Illinois titeel Company where the sightseeing was to commence A Legislative Candidate Iend CHICAGO Oot H Martin the Democratic candidate for senator in the ICleventh District died hist night at his home STiO Emerald avenue The death was from blood poisoning resulting from an iibscess in his left arm Mr Martin was about fifty years of aye Until a slott time ago he was employed by the Union Stock Yards and Transit Company an general yardmaster of tho Switching Association Kl Attempt to Kill llreckinridge LITTLE Kocs Ark Oct Sto tho hotel man who entertained Breckiuridge at Center Ridge Conway couinty where it is alleged an attempt was made on the life of Breckinridge publishes a letter in which he positively the report He says that any rep utable Democrat of his neighborhood will make affidavit that the story is wholly untrue Air Stobaugh is a Democrat Fonv Men Severely Horned WILKESBARRE Pa Oct men were severely burned by an explosion ot gns in Xo 4 slope of the Susquehanna Coal company at Nanticoke yesterday The concussion was very severo and the timbering in the mine was shattered to splinters Nathan Nash David Powell and two Polanders were the injured per sons lie Rolibed The Chicago Journal CHICAGO Oct P Jones a clerk in the employ of The Evening Journal was arrested yesterday on the charge of embezzlement It Ui alleged that his accounts are short Ha was formerly assistant to the cashlar and an examination of the books is spidl to have revealed the shortage Will Be Delivered Dead Some Time LONDON Oct Austrian tailor who some time ago journeyed from to Paris Inside of a luggage trunk has accomplished a similar feat by traveling ia a trunk from Paris to Lon don arriving at the latter city in au ex hausted condition A Cordage Combine Effected 5 TRESTOX J Oct National Cordage company yesterday made an ap plication to the secretary of state for na thority to increase its capital stock to 500000 It is reported that the company has effected a combination on harvesting wire with headcnsrters at New York Three JUen Badly Bruiscid CAIRO IllsOct Illinois Central passenger train was derailed yesterday at Mounds Junction the engine leaving the rails and running upon a side trackwhile crossing a switch Firemalu Robert tout Engineer Van Patton and Express Messieoger Sutherland werebndly bruised Honors for OUrieu and Dilloo Niw IOBK Oct Board of al dermen has appointed a committee o seven including the president and vice president of that body to receive Messrs Dillon and OBrien who are expected to arrive here shortly on a French steamer fot Exactly the Road to America LOXDOX Oct Chronicles Paris dispatch says that Dllou and OBrien have just passed thro ugh that city en route for Rome NOT YET DECIDED That Question Regarding an Extra Session THE SEAL STATUS OP TKB MATTER As Stated by Private Secretary Arrangements for the Funerals off Justice Miller aiiid Gen Cana dian Pacific and the Alien Labor Another Ociean Terror Contractod lor as to the Alan to Succeed Justice Miller WASHINGTON CITT Oct after the president arrived at the White House yestetday ha issued a call for meeting of the cabinet At 12 oclock all the members of ths cabinet were present except Secretary Proctor and Postmaster General Wanamaker It is understood that the subject of an extra session of congress was discussed Private Secreta ry Halford when asked about the mat fcsr said he had no in formation to impart Not Formally Considered Secretary Husk said last night that dur ing a very informal session some one broached the extra session subject In a general sort of way But the matter was not called to the attention of the cabinet formally by ihe president and so far as the cabinet members are concerned they have no official knowledge of the exist ence of any iuch proposition Secretary Rusk was veiry positive in denying that any decision had been reached one way or the other upon the subject The Status of tlm Question Private Secretary Halford said yester day afternoon that no decision had yet been reached with regard to the extra session proposition The matter has been under consideration for some time Haid he and the president has had fre quent conversations upon the subject with members of congress and senators Among others Senators Sherman and Hiscock have spoken to him about it But there has been absolutely nothing of a definite nature to indicate what course the president will take The matter is in his mind just as it is in the minds of many others and if he decides to call an extra session he will issue a proclamation to that effect THE ALIEN LABOR LAW Some Complications fn WhJch the Cana dian Pacific Was Involved WASHINGTON CITT Oct treas ury department finds it very difficult to enforce the law in regard to the importa tion of alinu laborers into the United States A few days ago the department was informed that the Canadian pacific railway had imported a number of labor ers into this country from Canada to re pair its roadbed which for a distance of six miles runs through the state of Ver mont entering at Richfield and then en tering Canada again Before the treasury department could act the laborers who are employed by the year by the Canadian Pacific railway had completed their work and returned to Canada Had to Hire mi American A similar case along the line of the same railroad arose a short time since where a valuable maa employed by the road and who lived in the United States died His placewas fllled by a Canadian nn old railroader familiar with the duties of tho position In this instance how ever the charge was made that he came into this country uuder contract and the Canadian Pacific Railroad management filled his place with aa American as his dutiea required him to reside in the United States WILL BE BURIED AT KEOKUK Arrangements for the Funeral of Justice Killer Completed WASHINGTON CITT Oct ar rangements lor the funeral of Justice Miller were comploted last night The funeral services will take place in the su preme court room at the Capitol between 2 and 3 oclock Thursday afternoon Rev Dr Shippen of this city will conduct the services and Hev Dr Bartlett will deliver he address The remains will be taken from the court room to the Pennsylvania stationthence to Keokuk Ia The justices of the supreme court will act aa pall jearers and will accompany the remains to Keoknk The train will leave here at p m ota Thursday and will reach Keokuk Saturday morning about 10 oclock The Presidents Condolence As soon aa ihe president had breakfast ed yesterday he and Mrs Harrison took a carriage and paid a visit of condolence o tha family of the late Justice Miller The president also ordered the flag on the White House to be put at halfmast as a mark of respect to the memory of the dead jurist The supreme court adjourned until Monday as soon as it met yesterday in reapect to the memory of the deceased justice Justice Tkilllerft Successor WASHINGTONCITY Oct ion as to the successor of Justice Miller n the supreme court has already begun Senator Spooner Judge Gresham Sen ator Manderson Attorney General Miller Senator Teller and exSolicitor General Phillips of North Carolina are suggest d and discussed as likely to ba considered t is generally believed that Spooner Gresham and Miller are the mojt likely men for the place The difficulty with hem is that none lives in the circuit cov red by Justice Miller Gen Belknaps Funeral WASHINGTON CITT Oct re mains of Gen Belfcnap will be interred in Arlington cemetery Thursday The flag has been halfmasted over the war de jartment building and the department ias issued an order announcing the death and providing for mourning drapery for ihirty days also for the firing of minute guns on the day after the receipt of the order at every military post in the conn Books Imported for Collegtf WASHINGTONCITY Oct treas ury department has decided that books rciported for the use of collegus schools etc are admitted to this country under he new tariffi law substantially as they were ad mitted nnder the old tariff law nd subject to the same restrictions Ieatli of a Famous Hotelkeeper WASHDiGTOjr CITY Oct was j received here yesterday of tho death at Albany Monday night of Theppoilus Roesj sle the founder of the Delevan house Al and Mae Arlington hotel in this city Mr Roessle has been a famous ho teliee pel foj forty years His son T R Roessle of this city succeeded him in j business a few years ago f32237J33 Work on the new cruiser will begin atonce The vesel will probably be named the California Populations in Kansas CITT Oct 15 popu lation of Kansas as computed by the cen sus bureau is 1428485 Increase 427389 City populations are as follows Hutch inson S6T5 increase 7138 Xewton BtJ increase 3UOl Wichita increase IS 524 LAWYER BILLINGS CASE The Iowa Supreme Court Declares Him Innocent DES MOIXES Iowa Oct su preme court yesterday reversed the judg ment of the lower court iu the case of the State vs M E Billings convicted of mur dering W S Kingsley of Waverly This is chs second time tliis has been ia the supreme court and this is its second reversal The decision of the court yester day will most certainly result in the dis missal of the and the discharge of the defendant from custody The case is one of the nirst famous in Iowa criminal history Bllings aud Kingsley were leading lawyers of Waverly the latter being county uttoraey They had their office together and Kingsley who was a single man boarded with Billings fam ily The Deatli oi Young Kinsatey The suspicions of tho husband were aroused that his wife and Kingsley were too intimate Billings claimed that after much persuasion he obtained a full con less ion from his wife of her illicit inter course nitl Kingsley He con fronted the latter with this paper and sought to pro cure from him pecuniary damages with out the process of tho courts Angry words were overheard aud then two pis tol shots and Billings ran down stairs de claring that he had been shot by Kings ley The Hole in Billings Coat A hole was found through the back of Billings coat and the bullet had been prevented from penetrating his body by the suspender ring while there was a slight wound in the flesh Kingsley was found dead with n pistol near his hand from which two bullets had been fired Billings was charged with the murder and his conviction was assured because of the feeling against him which was il lustrated by the Judge when he said in sentencing him that he was sorry he conld not hang him The Second Trial The refusal of the first judge to grant a change of venue secured Billings a second trial before another judge The jury con victed him again and the judge declared that had he been on the jury he would have acquitted him Another appeal to the supreme court was taken with tha re sult above stated A PRIESTLY POLITICIAN He Usei His Holy OIHuo ti Defeat a Can didate for Mayor PROVIDENCE R I Oct Halliftan pistor of St Marys Roman Catholic church of Pawtucket is using his influence against the reelection of Hugh Carroll one of liu parishioners as mayor Father Hailigau issued a sort of pronunciamento forbidding all Roman Catholics to take part in the exercises of Sunday scuooi day during cotton centen ary week on the ground that communi cants in tho Romish church could not rightfully pur iclpaio with Protestants in religious exercises Mayor Carrolls Offense Mayor Carroll on this occasion how ever considered his civil duly a para mount to the request of his spiritual ad viser and curried out the part assigned him on the programme He delivered an address on Sunday sciioai day and partic ipated with Protjstimis in the exercises A notice signed by Father Hnlligan has been read at nil musses in which he ad vlsiS honorable Democratic voters to go to the primary meutinss anil send dele ates to the city convention who will cist their ballots for a mm who has the cour age of his convictions Now York Police Arc Good Counters NEW YORK Oct time Mayor Grant asked the police to make a recount of the population of ths city ibe ieviug that the figures given by the cen sus enumerators were incorrect The ice yesterday finished their count which makes a population of The cen sus figures were which id over 07000 short of the police count ULUjitioney Out TipiERAUT Oct crown prose cutor yesterday moved for the dismissal of the charges against OMahoney who is so ill that it is impossible fjr him to at tend The defendants counsel opposed he motion unless the dismissal was ax tended to nil the other defendauts If one was guiltless all were The judges decided to dismiss the OMahoney charge and go on with the trial of the others A Great Funeral Demonstration LONDOS Oct gathering of Salvation Army people to attend the fu eral of Mrs Gon Booth was one of ihe most remarkable demonstrations on rec ord The crowds surpassed those on Mayors day aud the procession that followed the remains of the really good and saintly woman to the numbered tens of thousands Turned Out to Welcome Cullom SPRINGFIELD Ills Oct J Dunn Camp No 294 Sons of Veterans an organization of young negroes has been suspended for violation of the constitu ion The offense of the camp consisted n turning out on Saturday night last in uniform and under arms to take part in the Cullom meeting He Had to Shnrlow STorler TiPPERAPv Oct the trial ofthe Nationalists yesterday Constable Lemano vho was employed ai a sbadower tes iified that John Morley M P wa3 on toe list in his notebook of those whom he was instructed to follow 3IorrllI ReEiected Senator MONTPELIER Vc Oct the ate yesterday afternoon Justin S Moirill received t wentyseven votes for United States senator and EUward J Phelps re ceived one In the house Morrili received I5T votes Phelps 50 THE INDIANA WIEKI Col Dudleys Reception at the State Capital Nominated for Congress DETROIT Mich Occ Baker wan yesterday nominated for con gress by the Republicans of the First dig triot Contract for a Warshi j WASHINGTONCITT Oct nary i department has awarded the contract for building coast line Xo 3 to the j Union Iron works of San Francisco at The Win in Ticino BERNE Oct conservative gov ernment of che canton of Ticiao has bsen peaceably reinstated by the federal com missioner Col Kuentzli and the federal cavalry have been withdrawn Dfgnia Preparing to Attack Snakim CAIRO Oct Osnian Diijma the rebel leader is preparing for an attack an Suakim Arrangements are being mide to send reinforcements from here to that The government building at Chicago is in an alarming condition Cracks are coniinaal appearing in the and Tuesday the water pipes broke owing to the strain on them flooding parts of the building It it becoming dangerous to oecnpj BIS SPEECH TO THE LOYAL Labor Affairs Curious Difficulty in a Dry Goods Alleged Debt De nied by the Offer to the State C T U Accepted of a Hoosier ewe Xotes IXDIASAPOLIS Oct W W Dudley who attended the Loyal Legion banquet Monday night left for the west Tuesday at UOOD his friends ia this city giving him a hearty vrelcoine during the morning and good send off at the train Monday night he was one of the speakers at the banquet and when he rose the members ot the legion rosa with him and cheer after cheer broke the air Dudley begun by thanking the legion for its invitation to him to be present as one of its guests and referred to the itot that some of hose present had been with him during the war Denies the Commission of Crime He then declared that he had been falsely charged with the commission of crimes against the ballot in thU state but he not ashamed to come back to his native state and mingle with his old comrades of ihe war Ho hid never done anything as a citizen as a partisnn or as a public officer that he was ashamed of and he was glad that he could appear among honorable men feeling that what ever had been mistakes he ha 1 been true to his manhood to his party and to his country His speech was heartily np lauded INDUSTRIAL MATTERS Telegiapheia Demand an Increase In Pay of Shop Girls INDIANAPOLISOct committee rep resenting the telegraph operators on tho Big Four railway system has formally asked an increase of pay from Superin tendent Peck The Interview between the committee and the superintendent was cordial and friendly The superintend ent asked ten days time for considera tion of the demand and it was granted There may then be a strike if an Increase la not given A Question of Egress There is a strike among the female em ployes of the New York store a dry goods establish mane employing 400olerks recently reopened here The trouble is caused by an order that the clerks should enter and leave the store by the rea r doors About twentyfive of the number complied with the new rule and quit work Others refused to leave by the rear doorand the manager was compelled o order the opening of the front door for them Furniture Workers in Session Tbe International Furniture Workers Union of America iu beginning its an nual meeting here Monday resolved that t would permit no man not a member of he union to appear before the organiza ion to speak It was also resolved that he object of the union is the abolition of the entire wage system tFuat So Bat How MARION Ind Oct American Christian convention closed its delibera tions on the subject of Christian Union Tuesday The committee reported sever al recommendations looking to the wip out of sectarian line3 which were adopLed n this connection Rev K A fardee pastor of this Disciples church of ihis city read a paper in which speaking for Disciples of Christ he declared n favor of a union of all Christiana in one common brotherhood liberal Offer by a Quaker Couple TEURE HAUTE Ind Oct aud rlrs SV J Hadley a venerable Quaker couple living at Hadley near Indianapolis Monday offered the State Womans Ciiri ian Temperance Union Convention a iract land containing 110 acres if it vould raise 5000 within a stipulated ime for the erection of an industrial ichool for girls on the property The iffer was at once accepted and Three Yoaiig Imps of the Devil SHELBTVILLE Ind Oct Nora Far ow a feeblaminded daughter of Nathan Far low a welltodo farmer of St Omers near here was criminally assaulted Sun day night by Waler Slifer Leslie Avery and John Carroli each iibout 17 years of age 1 he brutes entered the house while he family were at church and the girl at home alone Slifer was captured but the other two escaped Hardly an Abduction MtrxciE Ind Oct the 4yearold daughter of Jacob Bricker of his city was abducted Sunday night by William Bright a prosperous young farmer liviug a few miles southwest of icie Blight is 30 years old and had been laying some attention clandestinely to Miss Gertrude The parents are nearly leartbroken over their daughters action Officers are in hot pursuit Owe the Urotherhoctd Nothing TERRE HAUTE Ind Ocit state ment which was sent over the country Sunday night to the effect that the Broth rhood of Locomotive Firemen is iodebt d to the Brotherhood of Locomotive En gineers in the sum oC is vigorously denied by the grand officials of the Fire mens brotherhood here M B R E L IA A Recraed UNDERWEAR AMD GLOVES I Largest Variety Lowest Prices DEWENTER Failure at Irvcliaiiripolls ISDIANAPOLIS Oct Cyclone company ensagiil extensively in the man ufacture of threshing machines and trac tion engines failed Tuesday The indebt edness is It ia claimed that the failure results from financial depression in Kansas where many machines have been aold Accident in a Elace BICHMOSD Indv Oct races here Tuesday attracted a large crowd Dallas won the three heats of the pace John Voss who wns driving in the race was thrown rrom his seat and run over by another horse having two broken Hoosier 2ewi Kates Gen Green B Raam Unitod commissioner of will close a cam pa ign of six speeches in this state at Columbus Oct 35 The Knights of Pythian dedicated their temple at Angola Tneedtiy A big meeting and it banquet inn the order er the day Five hundred marched i in the Senator spokti at Peru Toes day addressing his remarks largely tb farmers Muncie officers were fired upon Monday by two burglars they weire It nrrest The burzlan mtde their PREPARE FDR WINTER By Ordering Your OVERCOAT OR SUIT OF T Q A Merchant I O Tailor Quality of Goods and Workmanship the best to be had Our aim is always to please No misrepresentation DYKEMANS Fearless Bread Party Cakes Wedding Cakes Good Meals Pure Candies Lunches Etc tct irs Old Stand AGAIN WITH SPECIAL PUieES ON Jewelry Silverware And Spectacles Use Hauks Glasses 25 years ex perience Make no Broadway D A HAUK The Jeweler and Optician ABBREVIATED TELEGRAMS The Merchants National bank of Car lisle Pa capital hasbeen au thorized to begta business exports from the United States during September past were val ued agaiost during September 18S9 John Gill an inoffensive negro living near Jackson Tenn was called to his door Saturday night and shot to death by unknown persons Charley Bates a wealthy young New Yorker is in trouble as he should be for pouring a bottle of alcohol on a balky horse and setting fire to it The Canadian government has removed the export duty on spruce and pine logs and oedar shingle blocks or logs capable of being made Into the sama Mra Blake of Lexington Ho was handling a rifle Monday when it went off the ball cutting an artery in the leg if her little child which bled to death The Eighteenth annual convention of the National Association Carriage Builders was begun at Chicago Tuesday Two hundred delegates in attend ance Judge hepard of Chicago has ap pointed Edward Filkins receiver for the Boldenschatz Earns aw Stone com pany which has extensivequarrUs at La ment Ills The pocket ot Representative Wilson of Washington was picked at Spokane Falls a few days ago and the thief got in securities in money and some valuable A vagrant current of electricity took possession of the track crossing the Grand ivenue bridge at Milwaukee Monday and knocked horses policemen and other peo ple endways until it was corraled The supreme court of Iowa has again set aside the conviction of Lawyer Billings for the alleged murder of Attorney King sley at Waverly The supreme court Is of the opinion that Kiogsley committed suicide Robert Cole of Lonisville fatally nhot himself with suicidal intent and while was lying on his deathbed news came that his wife was heiress to part of sn es tate of He died two hours after hearing the news Little Flora the 2yearold shild who was mlesiog from Hazel ton Pa was found in swamp Monday near ly dead In spite of the tendereat she died a few hours later and It is feared that her mother will lose her reason In Missouri If man n drunk five in two years be is considered a drunkard according to the supreme court and bar bills cannot be collected from him by law Hodget Deah boy lld old weally forbid you the house Yes 6ir And when 1 called again dont you know he had me ar rested at the door Lionel Great heavens you know awl But by Jawve a terwib blo wevenge for him yltnaw Lionel Aw what aw Why you see dean boy dont you know he has put it in me jilt his Harpers Bazar Tho Weather We Hay WASHINGTON CITV Out Tm following are the weather for thirtyels I hours from 8 p m yesterday For i Fair wanner weather westerly winds for Lower Fair weather brisk i ly winds warmer In southwest cooler IB j nortliojet portion For Upper Showers westerly windu stationary tempera ture For Fair weathr wcsUrlr winds For IlUiola Warmer fair weather westerly winds For Iowa Fair weather foil lowed by showers southwest portion warmer except slivbtlr fa eitrvme western portion variable winds THE MARKETS CHICAGO Oct H on the board of trade today were as follows Xo 2 October opened tlUuM cloeed ilOUtfc 1 1 34 close Mar opened and closed o 1 October opened ti4c clixuxl 494c December opened closed May opened cleeed Sk OatsNo z October opened closed December opeued dosed Mar opened closed October opened J855 closed January opened 1117S fllro opened ttUC closed Lard October opened Mod closed J61S Live Union stock rards Ron active and strong pilcee higher tight grades rough pack Ing mixed lout packing and shipping lots Produce Fancy separator Bo per tb fine gathered cream finest dairies 17318c Fresh candled loss off Ue per doz Lire Chickens hens and aprlac chickens per I turkeys teekm SJ4c Choice to MT bo Wisconsin 65a70c sweet potatoes flGVi 325 par bbL Illinois H7S33W Per bbL Democratic victory at JCcwirk JC i NEWARK N J Oct city went Democratic by n overwhelming majority n the charter election yesterday The Democrats elected nine out of flf aldermen wbich makes the council m tie Mew Tork You Oct 14 No t red vlnter caeh LOTVi do 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