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Logansport Pharos (Newspaper) - October 29, 1890, Logansport, Indiana LOGANSPOKT DAILY PHAROS 16TH YEAR WEDNESDAY EVENING OCTOBER 20 1890 NO 156 JOHN GRAYS CORNER ON Kor Ladles Misses Chil dren Men and Boys Of oourse every ne knovvs that we keeo the largest and best Stock of Underwear in the northwestern part of the State and sell at prices that no one pretends to ineet Come at onco as now Is the time to make tho change FURNITURE fcCS THK LOWEST Our Designs Mont but the Best Workmnnsliip Allowed to Liuvi our Snlfsroom A II CM KM D IOLANS OPKHA HOUSE WM UOIvAN IHOPHIKTOK OXK XIOHT OS1V FRIDAY OCTOBER A World of Fun Tho eminent German Dta Kiet Comedian vocalist untl Dnauiir CHAS ALODER Under the direction of Mcsere Ttrndy Gur in the EaCHt Laughing Mimlcal Abaurtl Hilarity Presentctlby u Uorpa of Great Comedians rewritten for this bv Edvrurd Crlasle Kwi with New and Beautiful Sonjcn New and ArtiHtvj Dtincio New und Cutohcy Music New and Funny Sayings A of Pretty Jlrls in lovely Bnnga witty IJaloifULs beautiful dancea Funny E H Humphrey W R CroDHlcy Acting Manager Business Manager Scale of Anj Purnue lirole on sale at Keoaling it 50c M aterial AT 12thSt Drue Store REPLY TO A CRITIC Mint Director Leech or the Sil ver Market OEITIOISMS OF A CONGRESSMAN one full the to cut for or to ilower FIndH Fault the Method Farsaed by the Treantiry In Three Par the Director Says About the Dicliiie in rhe Irice of he Metal and Ilotr It Came About Mlatukeii of the WASHINGTON CITY Oct 0 dirsctor of the mint has made public the following scutement My hos been culled to certain Btafc menu attributed to Mr RoawelL P Flow er In an interview on diver which appeared in m Interview in the Sunday edition of The New York World Mr Ehnver ritfcirtea tho treasury method of purchasing silver in these particulars Firat that lic Inrtc pcirctiaeert by the de partment do nut include all the silver bought Mcond that tlie London price is used ana buals of government purchases third that the to the government are on a decimal sys tem and tund to favoritism The trltlclfttns Hop lied to Mr Leech as to the first criticisnn that the only atlver purchased by the gov evernment nut included in th3 large pur chases arc those for the benefit of the small producer anil from him direct by HUperintendimts of the rniuta at EI price fixed dully by the director of the mint corresponding with the marked price ofallvwr They average possibly 500000 ounces per month Regarding the sec ond complaint Mr Leech says ifc ia untruo the leant foundation iu fact the New York price being taken always V tho basis but the treasury will not re fuse a bid because it ia lower thim the New York rate This was not the case under tho lust administration which always used the Ixjadon price mt the basis und tried to get the silver ac that price minus cost of shipment and insur ance claiming that silver was worfch less In Now York than Iu London AH to tlie Iaclmnl Basin Director Leuch then proecds In rgard to the government quotations Ijeiiiy cxija dec imal basis Mr Flower IH mudu to say The HUMpfcious and fact In rcgard to thb purchase of lute is that hoiiKee large lots have been underbid by ibo hundredth jjiart of a cent The govern ments quotations are on a deciuial basis which 16 a Kitfit advaritaKu to those who may have information in regard to tho price the Kuvernment is williiiif to pay on a Iflven data In to tbis It may bo said that tbo government haw no scale of its own bl idera use whatever scalu suits tbem Any person who has sliver may offur it ut any pleu ho HI If ono houso happens lo bid a decimal lower than tho other ia the government to decline the luwer bl 1 bocauso of the decimal Tho idea of any seller having advance luformutioa as to tho price tbe government will piy i3 ridiculous and impos sible Tbe ofTurs for rho Balo of silver are all made by luluicraph within it few minuttM of 1 oclock and th trinsury hai what it will pay until all tho offers aiti opjned its accbptancea being fccvernud entire y by tho offerd Tbese and acceptances are on tored In a book and tho rocotda aro for pubII inspection The btiaiueas does not tako Wfteoc tumulus Kecunt Decline in Price In regard to tlu reiOtit decline in the price of silver tbe causes which have operated to produce itarosoappnreut that they nucdouly bo state 1 that their full force may bo meas ured In ihe first plijo tho visible stock of Biiver in New York hna notaensibly decreased tlie purfhasu by tho yovovn mont of ounces of silver sincj Aug W largo and undiminiabod stock amounting today to ounces tbo ftoiuuutcovered by ts a standing incuacu to the prim of silver aud has oC itself been sufficient to sdiaku public confidence ia silver A Coriiur in tho Metul If the largo wtntcrn refineries had Allowed their pro inct to tuko its usual course that is offered H fotsale Lo the government at cur rent irice and sold the remainder abroad stock would not have a cumulated but In tho hopes of realizing a larger profit they belci their silver for months prior to ihe pas sago i f the now Ltw ur deposited it in New York for certificates and thercmilt has been tho aixtuuulatlon oP a visible stock of such magnitude ad to doprec ato the price Ills Tory unfortunate thalths stock was allowed to accumulate and cape iUly that certificates wero allowed to be liisued on it and yuaran toed by a natiiiuil bank aud liato 1 ou tho Stock Exchuugr tC bti diult in ou murtjina aa other stocks He Nil It ol tho OporutUm It has made a football of silver to be kicked around nt tho pleasure of bulls and bears In my judgment them should bo a hnv tniHCted dealing in mtmemetals on margins Also th9 uttual for silver for export hut almost entirely ceased Not only s this Ihe ca e but largo quantities of foreign silver have beon shippei to tbo United States This la conclusively by tho fact that t JQ im ports of ilvor into the United States from May I to Sopt V o the present year have ex ceeded tho exports by wlulo for the oorryapoudiujT pcriixl of List year tho expoita of silver eaxeede 1 Iht imports by difference of l Hud action tf Shipments During tlie satno perfod tlie shipments of to India have viot sensibly decreased al though latterly they lave been below tbe usual amount Hence the impply for India bus been obtained in or t elsewliens than the United tales o too in regard to the natural moveme oJ silver to China Japan and the straits from San Francisi o Not one ounce of silver bultlni been shippedto the Orient from Sai Fianciacosiucu May 1 of thte year while over SL000000 worth was shipped during the same period cf last year These facU ot Eiru wufttcicnt to account for thu decline wljicfc has taken place Some Intlueiicis The director then re Tors to roorbacks telegraphed from Lotuloi to the effect that the yoUl standard was to be adopted by some nutinna and paper mouiy by In dia nud other Sitnilnr reports as Jtddi j ttonal reasovis for the decline in silver Hesnys also thai we are in tho midst of the moat active silver mining season aud that many mines are being worked which have been shut dtuvn He gives the sil ver men some hope iu stating that no new finds are reported and that unless this should occur the stock of silver can not be materially increased Silver is not like cereals or manufacturer When a vein is worked out another one can not be produced in the same place A He fence tf Treasury Concluding1 the director says Xo sensible person likes to make especially on a su jcct which has proved so illusive as sil ver bit certainly one who has a ilose j ttu ly of the iver quoHiou I referring to Mr i Flower to Uml iu tho facts meulioood cHnes for the re ont decline without j ng immniriuary an t cistiugshira j OQ ie of purchases j new silver law has Veen execute by tho treasury tie uruucnt in the utmost good faith auJ in the sainfrl ndly spirit towards silver which charntttriz d the passage of the act the manner oif its execution has not had Ihe ro note tearing upon tha recent de cline In ptco INSURRECTION IN SWITZERLAND Collision Between Troops and Tlcino at Frlbonrjj BERNE Oct have been re ceived here frosn Lugano a capital of canton of Ticino to the effect that fight j inft has taken place between the federal J troops and the dissatisfied Liberals s Bloodshed has already occurred The re ceipt of this report has caused a renewal j of the intense excitement which recently pervaded the disturbed district and pub j lie anxiety aa to the final outcome of Swiss internecine troubles has received a marked impetus Charges oi Election Fraud Telegrams from Fribourg capital of the canton of Fribonrg state that con siderable illfeeling was caused between the parties because of the result of the elections which took place there on Sunday last The Conservatives were accused by the Radicals of carrying the elections by unfair means and with hav ing falsified the ballots Violent crimin ation and recrimination had been in dulged in up to Tuesday when serious conflicts occurred The overthrow of the cantonal government ia threatened by the Radicals who are Cully armed MPSTBEGBUSflED The Western Union Declares Its Position The King Is Practically Dead THE HAGUE Oct Mackay min ister of the colonies yesterday announced to the parliament of Holland that in the opinion oC the royal physicians who had examined the king the illness of his maj esty was of so grave a nature as to inca pacitate him from performincj the duties of the kingly office Parliament was therefore requested to make the declara tion prescribed by the constitution Will Practice the ToltiraL Idem LOSDOS Oct colony of Russian gentle men and ladies has been formed at Vislmee Volotchok a large town on the river Tsud in the government of Tver with the object of practicing the sexual tenets of the novelist Tolstoi The col onists are all young of the educated classes and well provided with funds many of them toeing possessed of large fortunes HUliop ODwynrB Advice LONDON Oct Bishop of Limerick is quoted as saying that Ameri cans should draw a broad distinction be tween contributions to the starving peo ple of certain parts of Ireland and contri butions to the funds of the National League and should see that no money in tended for charitable purposes goes to il legal objects Stanley En Route to America Oct and Mrs Heury M Stanley started at noon Monday for Liverpool on their way to America A laree party of friends accompanied them to Euston station to bit them farewell and a crowd also assembled and cheered the illustrious traveler and his wifo as they entered the station Tho Pope to Renounce the LONDON Oct from Rome stata that the Pope is preparing another mandate to the Irish bishops denouncing the plan of campaign ami decreeing that the sacraments the church shall be denied to all who either ttko part in the plan or boycotting NOT A ROSY OUTLOOK In Spito of Potent IJip AasetH His Credit ors Will Short MANISTEE Mich Oct sched ule of assets and liabilities of H G Pe ters and tlie R G Peters Salt and Lum ffcr company filed late Saturday evening by the assignee has becn closely exam ined by n considerable number of attor neys who are representing creditors and the general impression is that the unse cured creditors will not receive cents on tht dollar The assignee finds hinnelf much embarrassed He has less than cash ou baud and the men are cltinuriug for their pay earned since tho Ut of Sep tember up to the 17th of this inoath amounting ro The court has givun the assignee full power to take such measures us may be necessary to relieve the embarrassment Korao and the Kennett Law EAU CLAIUE Wis Oct Ben nett WHS taken up again iu the Catholic churches here Sunday in obedi ence to the command of the bishops Father Kelly at St Patricks church preached against the law as unjust and unnecessary and exhorted the congrega tion to pray for its repeal Father Boehm at the German church of the Sacred Heart ivas more particular He urged the people to register without fail as no votes can be sworn in and to vote only for caudidafes who favor the repeal of tho taw Punic AmongScliool Children BALTIMORE Oct was discov ered in St Francis colored school and when tho cry of fire went up there was a panic among the 200 pupils in the school ranging from 0 to 13 years Katie Smith aged 10 leaped from a third story win clow and received fatal injuries TUe 3re which was buta trifling nffair was ex tinguished and the panic allayed Knn Down by a Train NEW Conn Oct of the express trains on the shore line di vision of the New York and New HaveiT vail road struck a party of men at work on tt bridge Lyrne yesterday and two of the civil engineers iu the employ of the road were killed Insist Caving flie GEMUIKE with 1he red H tin tag made onfy by John finzer Buried Under Tons of OGDES Utah Oct Italian la borers were buried alive ia a landslide In a canon fifty miles uorth of on tha XTtah Northern railway Saturday even ingOne man was rescued fatally in Jurud The other is still under hundreds of tons of earth nas written a letter to Mad ame Patti complimenting her ou her per formances in song White Caps tabor Reformers ALBUQUERQUE N M Oct Caps rode into Lamy Junction Sunday night and posted a notice at the store of William Sayles which told him that he mxist pay his woodchoppers 53 per cord aud his teamsters SI per cord for hauling on pain of death Tim Grnnger MS in Luck BCRLISGTOS laOct B Mullen oerger a farmer living near Gladstone Ills came to town Monday aiternoon and was persuaded to enter a gambling house He had when he went in and nt at night he cashed his checks foi sporting fraternity of this city is fairly wild over the great run Suicided Despondent ST Louis Oct Reese a shoemaker blew out his brains with a bullet from a revolver at hia residence on Kings highway early yesterday morning Deceased leaves a widow and several chil dren He had been in ill health for sev aral months and was despondent A Rich Find in Kentucky RSSSELLVLLB Ky Oct beds of asphalt have been discovered three miles from hero Underlying the asphalt is a large supply of crude oil Tha find has created great excitement and capital ists aro investigating lenth of Mark Twains Mother KEOKUK la Oct Jane Clemens mother of Sam Clemens better known aa Mark Twain died Monday 37 yean OKU8ADE AGAINST LABOK UNION All the Telegraph Companies Alleged to Have Combined to Kill the WhiHi It la YVeaU The Mmk Thrown Off at Last and tlie Significance Recent Anunnnncd The Brotherhood Must Ow Is the Cry CHICAGO Occ Membership in the Brotherhood of Telegraphers ba3 at last Deeu given as the reason of thn dismissal of about a dozen employes of nhe West ern Uwion Telegraph company in this city Not that the mere fact of their con nection with the organization was suffi cient to induce the company to report to drastic measures General Superintend snt Clowry stated last night chat men who have joined the brotherhood havu rendered themselves obnoxious to the company by abusing it and saying harsh things about the way the scale was managed when no real grievance existed Three men were dismissed from tho em ploy of the company yesterday for this reason and the plan adopted iwo weeks ago will be carried out until the meu abandon their brotherhood pledged Combined for Eroscrtptloii With this flat that has become gener ally kaown among the companys em ployes comes another which reaches still further Col Clowry had a conference with Superintendent Parker of the Pos tal Telegraph company last Monday What the result of that conference was has not transpired but it is significant that sevtLMl operators who had been dis missed from the Western Union and had sinca been employed by the Postal re ceived notice to quit work yesterday A party met yesterday at the oflices of tha Western Union The party consisted of Col Clowry Vice President and General Manager Baker of the Postal Telegraph company General Manager Tuttle North American Tulegraph company ami Superintendent Tubbs of tho Western Union The First TSI ow Struck Though it was said that Mr Baker and Mr Tattle were ouly passing through Chicago it is known that some agree ment WHS made concerning the suppres sion of the new brotherhood With the dismissal from the Postal of themnu who was the first to IJG dUchargud by the Western Union a week ago last Satur day cnmc the first blow An operator at Armour Cos was fired yanteHny for his connection with the brotherhood aud A J Morris the man who led the great strike of 1883 received his discharge Mon day niijhu Hmv the Men Tonic It When the men learned of his dismissal they openly expressed their indignation atthe unjust treatment accorded him The executive council met yesterday aft noon al he Sherman huusc and the pos sibility of H strike was discussed with great veliempuce That Morris ahould be dismissed when he had merely entered his name as a member of the brotherhood wiis considered an cutrngu on the rights of an American cUUcn bonie of tho you gvi members eiiger to strike immediate ly but cilia was discountenanced by the leaders as a little premature The treat ment of the men at St Paul came up for discussion and sympathy was expressed with them Nul Yet Heady for u Strike But the ieadeTs of the brotherhood in Chicago nro not yet ready for extreme measures Jn VVesiorn Uuion the op eriitora who belong to brotherhood Tyerp dismayed at ilie MINI things were taking They talked it over yesterday The possibility a favorable ending to a strike was fully discussc I imt the opera tors were not inclined to fctvalk out1 uu less they were goaded to it by the com pany Tho coalition benvuen the various teleurnph companies will brins about one of the two It will stiike or utterly suppress thj brother hood ol r ho in Already Col CLowry severfti brotherhood men who were dismissed have come back lo the conipaiijr There is no desire on the part of the Western Union to punish the men but they are required to renounce Lhe brotherhood be fore they will be reemployed This sev eral have done and they have been placed in their old positions The operators think that in the present state of the or ganization the game of freeze out would be detrimental to thorn The brotherhood is too young to fight the cor poration successfully The funds are in sufficient to support an army of men out of work Want to tiitlo Tliiilr Time For tills reason more tium uny other the leaders wish to avert n strike It ia their intention to gain the co operation of the railway telegraphers before proceed ing to extreme measures Before that time however they may biii forced into a strike as one of the brotherhood men said yesterday Though ilnre was practically no grievance against r he XVestei n Union in regard to compensation and hours of work the determination tin suppress the organization inicjht bring abou a serious result The Union officials do not fear any strike The comlition formed is of such a nature that they consider the men will nor bp able to fight against it With the avenues of employmentclosed to the strikers it would only bti a matter of a few days when the TENID would wish to come back SOME MORE ABOUT THE COLONEL A Montreal Man Vfho Saw Him wiith j 13ircliull iu London MONTREAL Oct A gentleman of this city named Stereos proprietor of j Hope coffee house tells this story about Birchall friend thj In January last Mr Stevens in London and met the at Murieya hotel on Trafaiar square where all of them I j had rooDis On the day of Lord Xapiera I death he was taking breakfast in the hoi teJ the companions nt his table being j Birchall BeuvreH and an American said j to be from the souheru siUes and who j was caiie4 Colonel Sieveus aid not j know them then aud they impressed him j as ihree men who were on a spree in Lon don together The Colonel a Loud Mao At ihj table white waiting for break fast the trio kept up a loud conversation j the loudest talker being the socalled Colonel a thick set mini of alout 45 or 50 with a smooth shaven fice heavy jaw aud dark moustache and who wore OQ almost every occasion a big medal with an on it at the end of a long ribbon on j the lirtast of his frock tfteTens got j intoconversation with them Uirchall I told them that na he was a and IBirchalls father being a speculator in j new theatrical enterprises he Brchall would be delighted to get himpusses for any theatre he might wish to attend The oiler was dec lined Some nights Intw Mr met Birchall and the j Colonel in the Gaiety theatre aud wtia 1 invited to join them aud Mrs Birchall iu their box This he also declined Told tt Fiiir Story During a chat with the he told Mr Stevens that he represented a syndi cate of cur builders who had built a car of a superior kind and that he hoped through Hircljulis influence to have Mr Stevenson Hirchalls fatherinlaw give the car a trial in England and iu that cose their fortune would be made What looked strange to Mr Stevens was that though left for Canada only a week after him they never mentioned to him their intention to do so From what Mr Stevens saw of Birchall he cannot believe that he killed Ben well and thinks that if that letter from the Colonel is genuine the authorities would do well to locate him Tltny Think at Woodstock UoofrsrocfC Oat OcC 20 The publi cation of the Colonel letter has created quite a sensationhere and ninny are now ready to believe that Birchall really had a confederate as he has all along claimed and bis confwderate diil the actu al killing Taken in coniKcilou with some staUinents of BirchaU there is some tliU belief The Colonels letter jifloids material which supplies the missing liiki to make Birchalla state ments of the attending the dentil of Btnnell highly prolmblc Birch ail siHies lliat if he had ba I any ciov that would be arrestjd for a crime ho did not commitlie never would have nmuined in Canada many days ehipned thu doiLh of Banwal id the trrtii of Birchalt this fuel gives ruble to Uitchuils cciUtntion THE 8 TJM B R Some Refl actions on the Polit ical Fight THE ASSEMBLY THE GREA PRIZE The A WALKOUT AT ST LOUIS Operators Pischarge of Tvro M flukes OtJiers ST Louis Oot 29 At tho Western Union telegraph office yesterday two more operators vrere discharged and their places were ordered tilled by other em ployes who refused to take their places The first operator refusing was immedi ately discharged whereupon some twelve or fifteen of thti men donned their coats aud walked out Some of the strik ers are not members of thtu brotherhood and state that the discharge of their com panions was the cause ot iheir will king out Two Discharges at Citj KANSAS ClTT Oct Two Western Union operators members of the Broth erhood of Telegraphers were discharged here yesterday by Chief Operator Broa sou No reason was given for their but it was iuttmitited that they were discharged because they broth erhood men One of them denied belong ins to ihe order and was tuteu back pending an Heavy Sentence forSIait WASHINGTON CITT Occ pres ident has granted a pardos to Charles H Condon convicted in of rob bing the noftila and to life im prisonment Feb 20 1879 The pardon PT gran ted on acconn t of Condons youth and his ftvebU health NEARLY PRECIPITATED A STRIKE A Snperint cntleti i to XMOut order lor r tiyup on tlie AtcfiUon To peka am Santa Fe in 1 At antic ind Pa cific roads aliouL lo be jrivtii uut here yesterthiy nfteicoon A strike among the yard switchmen here lias been HI progress for several ilays Jind the lias dune by Division SupLriinenienfc and ilieyfirl masinrs YestenUiy whtu Con ductor Giftnrd arrived he was ordered to make up IIH train or conidfr himself clia To lie He acctrpfuil i and iu a few imnutos ii moerins of ihe passenger ami freiiihc conduoiors ungiinfers fire in en braktiinyii trnin ujcn xDueriIly was IjfMainJ it nas agreed lo order A eiieral tieup rescind ed the onler being informed that the division superintendent rnj ratted hia fiction and had made up Ihe train him self and thereby annulled ibc dischargia Tho Aissuult on Mrf BOONE Ia Oct are now hopes that Mrs S J Signs recover from the murderous assault made on her but she is still very low During a lucid interval she nvide a statement that she did not recoLrnzi her ant Sus picion 13 now beinar sriduaily directed to Austin Sigjis lior 17yearoI 1 adopted son and They quarrjled the day be fore the assault uid she threatened to disinherit him He is beini closely watched The Fight Electrothanasla TROY N Y Oct for Cal sen fenced to death by electricity for killing Lenndor Pas co hia faihoriulaw in Warren county has served papery on the warden of Dnnnemore prison for a stay of execution was to have been exe cuted during the week beginning Nov 3 but the slay will compel a postponement uruii the appeal i settled The Illinois State Tax JIJs Ocf Fifer and the auditor of pnbac accounns yesterday made n state levy of 36 cents on each worth of taxable property in the state of which cents are levied for revenue pnrpoes which is expected to produce and cents for school purposes wliich is Intended to produce BAD LUCK KOR His Train and Two aiefi Jiistantlr Kiled MACOX Ga Oct urns circios train in five ections left here yes re rd ay morniDi at 6 oclock for Athens on Covingtou aad Mcn rotd Five miles from Monticelio the trainmtn losv con troi of ihe third section on a down grade and it i into tbe rear of the second on the end of which WB5 the cooks ci r preced ed by a car con t ni n n g horses A mi n n araecl Kely of Knlam zto Mich was killed and another man unknowa badly hurt horses in the for ward car were iilled Tbe two enrines pulinj the third section deraile 1 aid nadiy damaged as were freiulit The fireman of the first en iae Lt tvs Glean instantly killed The engineers of rKrb en an 1 other firnTi jiinipsi The show will I ose tvro i r Doth Parties Reaching Oot for the Legr United Stated Sent at or and KeHjiportiounieut the Prlucipiul Issuer Some Facts That Qualify the Outlook Concealed a Murder for Fiftcieti Years Xews Items INDIANAPOLIS Qct control in the next izeneral assenihly of Indians i3 a question of much interest to the leading politicians and one of the moat deter mined struggles that was ever made in the state is now pending for a majority in that body The campaign cry of the Re publicans is that sections of the state itre disfranchised by reason of the unfair apportionment ofsix years ago nuj the Democrats defending their action in passing tbe apportionment bill by de claring that the law under which sena tors and representatives are uow chosen is the fairest that ever existed in the state The Two Great Questions Two questions in connection with the legislature overshadow everything else The body now to be elected will choose a senator to succeed Voorhees and will also reciistrict the state for congressional and legislative purposes Jf the Democrats are successful Voorhees will be his owq successor and the preseutapportiontmont bill wiil be reenacted while if the Re publicans should control a new nppor tionmont would be certain to follow These are the real issues and otj this line both parties are junking a desperate fljrht The Legislative Position The legislature consists of TOO members of the house elected every two years and of fifty sanatory elected every four year onehalf of the latter cliosen at each election and one half holdingover two years There would ordinarily be twentyfive senators to elect for each ses sion but a vacancy having occurred since the last general assembly there will be twentysix senators to be elected and twentyfour to hold over Of the latter fourteen are Democrats and ten are Re publicans and it is here that the Demo crats have an advantage Of the tricts in which are to be belj sixteen are Democratic and tun He Mean accordiaa to tiie elections four years Siime Qualifying Conditions In 1888 when the Republicans carried tbe state by 3000 plurality they elected fortythree members of the house wgainst fifty seven by the but the re sult in the legislature did not represent a special fight for the control of that body such as is now making Two years be fore however when the fight was made for the legislature they carried fiftyfive districts against for the Demo criits There is still to bei considered the influence of the Farmers Alliance which is admittedly an unknown quantity and is giving both purtiei a heap of trouble CONFESSED ON HIS DEATHBED AD Uasa sjiected Man Admits a LongAgo Murder anil CoLUMnus Intl Ocr 29S u farmer who resided tea miles west of this city on his denthbd Monday nieiht called ivro of his and to them confessed that he and Klishu Curry and the latterd son Thomas iu the fall oJ LS75 murdered James Jamison an Ohio calVle buyer and from his person secured FlagKOtt was very when he made the statement an4 expired a short time afterward without finishing de tails of the horrible iiffair Flafrgott had never been pnspected of this murder but the Curry family were believed to know something about it Jameson made their house hU stopping place when purchasing cattle in that locality Jame sons friends came to this state shortly after hU disappearance aud searched the country in tbe Curry neighborhood but failed to find any Iraco of him Marshal ItHnitilcll Arrives INDIANAPOLIS Oct 29 M Ransdell trmrshal of the District of Columbia hai reached this city as the advance guard ol the Washington contingent and Private Secretary Halford find ohers will arrive Saturday and remain till after UK elec tion Knnsdtil has iklocal Re publicans that t he pieidunt will bo here to vote and states UU tin chief magis trate no enxtiyenients that will inier fire with his coming Ihis statement is jinieijiiLtud ly Republicans here to mean ihe president has no present inten tion of convening congress in extra ses sion in order to pass the force bill Diphtheria at Indianapolis ISDiAyAFotia Oct 29 has become an epidemic iu thin city and the boarJ of health has found it necessary to adopt heroic measures Sunday more thin nVty persons attended the funeral of a child which had died of this diseasenod Monday the board oi health decided in the interest of safety to isolate for four teen days every person who was in room with the dead child to keep from s h ail children who visited the house afier tbe ciiiids death for the time and every measure possible to prevent a spread of the discuss Death of a Hooaier Sailor PERU lad Oct telegrnm re ceived by relative here aonounc edtfaL deatli of Walter Constant in Yoko hama Japtn wherq ho vras ou bean of tht tl ijrhjp Svitara lieutenant of the Uuuetl ritates nruit A Tie fur the Champio BROOELYS N Y Oct seventh 1 base ball gnme in the championship i was played yesterclaiy rtsulctng in faror j of DO 2 batteries Ehret and j Eckbecker Loreit and Daly three games for each club and one tie Twemy millioti acres of toe land of de United States are held by f Hoosier SVWA Notes Joe Dunfee of Wahaih aged about 4f years attempted suicide by takicg mor phine He wili probably die James Fry of Martinvilic was acci dentally by Dan hunting Fry recover 35 Morris a wealthy contractor living near coinrnittetl suicide by shooting Mrnseit He had been troublel vUi a cancer in the face and the ii that ha so brooffisd over lit ail ai to become partially in The Rev Joseph S pastor o Triiii y E church at iy looming of heart WASIIIXGXONCITY Oct foliovrioii are ihe veather indicatiini for urs from p to vetertliay For Tiirea vniag weather and rairi o at ii westerly jo norbwesterly wEnda atid warmer except followtd by colder by Tharlar morulngr In novtLwest portionFor Lower Tiirtateniriff weather and rain and Loder iy Thursday For Upper Mirhig in weather ani raia except fair weather in northwest Wisconsin iveaterly winds and colier by Thursday aaoraing For weather and ruin westerly warmer In southern and colder in northern portion far weather preceded by In ern portion colder moraine UNDERWEAR AND BLOVES Largest Variety Lowest Prices DEWENTER D AXEMANS Fearless Bread Party Cakes Cakes VVedding Good Meals Pure Candies Lunches Etc V TXT FT TVT A NT sJ X JtV JQx 1X1 iSL Market Street J 9 Ferirusons Old Stund AGAIN WITH SPECIAL PRICES OK Jewelry Silverware And Spectacles Uso Hauks Glasses 25 years ex perience Make no Broadway D A HAUK The Jeweler and turn Do lour Pants Bag at tie Knee Of course they do and naturally you would like to overcome it Then SEreeters Sensifjle Trousers Stretcher The only article of the kind that a tailor can recommend as doing the work thorough ly without injuring the garment T R A I f Merchant j O Tailor Sole agent for Logansport ABBREVIATED TELEGRAMS THE MARKETS Rioting hiT been renewed at several points in Switzerland In an operation for cancer of t lie tongue in New Yuri city Saturday last the pa M flits whok1 tongue was cutout The smalt catch of 6eiU in the lijhr Ings has made ilia prica of aal sacquej ubout double wtirU it last The iioiiurion stearn fitters of Chicago j have si ruck find joined with he union ineu in a dinmnd tor an equalization ot houiM and ivttijfs The independent oil refineries ot the Oiio pecrohium field have orMai7td a combination in opposition to thtj Staui nrd Ol Company Two to four inches of snow full in the mountains near Knoxviile Mon day iiiirlu ii piacjs un the slili green leaves od the trues Beilt Hnmiu and Justiia lowered their record Monday ou the IA trnjk doinx thd mile in onourth ol a econd belter than their former record The steamboat Alexander Swift broke ia two on tho river near Glen wood Pi Tuesdav morning She was valued at The crew escaped Atlanta Jaf has been selected by the Brotherhood of aa tbe next plice of meeting and tha time May 15 isyj Futuie will be bienniiil Bismarck was not invited to the festiv ities of the 90th anniversary of Von Mokkes bJrth In other words the young emperor deliberately snubbed the man who madj German unity Later reports from Prairie du near Belleville Ills show that young Rittenhmis the maniac who ran amuck then Monday waa killed by his own father wiiom he atttcked and who crushed his skuil with a grabbing hoe George Francis Train from Tacoma 86 bourn scrawled In tbe Palmer house Chicago register Monday The great globegirdler was en route to New York and stopped only to tell Chicago that he was going to lower the transcon tinental The Importers of New York are invok ing tbe courts to see if they cannot knock out the McKinley bill Two poinla will be the never passed because counting a quorum is lutional and that the omission of part of scciKn 30 invalidates the whole hill any how she testified against faim and was therefore tbe caue of sending him to the penitentiaryJames Prenellaiiaa Con nors tried to kill Mrs Alice Oakes on Wabash avenue Chicago Monday even ing A policeman stopped him Just iu time Pituell was just out of prison ami bad threatened tc get even with Mrs Oakca Pruirie tire FREMONT Neb prairie has swpt over the bottmn of PlaUe river beginning Monday atlernoon and barMpg far iutothe ft ii said to have set uy an engine on F rein out Eikhoru and Mssouri Vailey railrortd At a point four of FremoK nu the form oi W H Htr rey nboijir lOOQ onsof valued at wert aearoyeJ with iio Anthracite 1O Cents XKW YUSEC Oct Western An thracite Coal Association met yesterday and decried upon a raise of 10 a ton in the of anthracite coat at Chicago and all lake ixrta i 1 A daughter of Bosecraas CTrerJine nan who tmtil recently wae i to the convent at Santa Rosa Cal Fifteen years ago she was one of the most charming and most popular of j tbe isociety ladies of Cincinnati ClIHAOO Oct Quotations on tha boart of Irado tottjiy were follows WhatNo 2 txr oiened closed Jl2 Decetnlwr ciOMi SlKiH May opnel iMCJi o i Octotxr and ijoiia Uereiubfir ncne close i Mfic May OIHIIC rlxtl October and clOBfl Uwember OIMMC oiKnsil WJ4C ciowt 7c oiwneil MH12J4 closed iitU5 opened ciosel W44 cliwei opeueJ closed 6 eti k prices liogt opened slow snd eavy not notably lower packers bating tpuringlj litht srades li rough patkUij 4i3JO ndxiu packing and ehipling lots 1roduvc Uuttvr fancy separator per ft fine cream nueet dalrivc aiSc Eiiislreshctullel Oil 18fl per dnz Live heDB and sprloc HHiic t turkej duckc bivc to fancy tor3c bu Wiscoaslo OUUMS jUlVi HiSpcrbbl Applet coaklun per bill eating New Vork Nmw YORK Oct M 2 re1 winter do December do Junuanr do May flHH CoriVo nilred VWb do November do December do May No t mixed cash do November do De Cfmber Barley Xominml mess pally SPOTTED m Covered with Awf Cared Five Keeke fcy i Caticnra I am jroinjr to tell you of the extranrdttjary cure your OJTICUUA REMEDIES perfcrmtd tn me About tbe let of April last 1 noticed n3rt p1m tike conjlnjr out all onw my Ixxly buthousbt nothing of it until eomc ilroo teter on when it began tu ixk JJJte of fipoucd on mud which cauac In accompanied with ftcblQjr t would scntteii erery nltrbt until I was rmw next ntgiit the formed bile fccrntcbed off Kiraic a rain diJ I ooneult all tbe doctors In tbe cuuntry but wttbout After giving up ail 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