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   Logansport Pharos (Newspaper) - December 11, 1890, Logansport, Indiana                                LOGANSPORT DAILY PHAROS YEAJl THUESOAY EVENING DEGEIffBER 11 NO i an Tls well known that ve beat the world on ChrlstmasHand kerchlefs In quantity style and price so that our Holi day Sale of Handkerchiefs has become famous all over the country and we want to make this sale beat them all Come at once and make your selection FURJvJTURE plCtS THE LOWERS r OUP Designs None but ihe Bcs Workmanship Allowed to Leave our Sftlasroom l ff Henderson Sons New Book Store BHOADWAY Is filled an Entire New stock of Miscellaneous Books Pictures Dulls Easels Albums Etc Best Oracle of In town Quote the Lowest Prices y u can get and 1 will beat them easily The Stock at the PEARL ST STORE Will be Closed Out Regard less or cost DOLAN S OPEUA HOUSE WM IXJLAN MANAriEll A MCi ONB NUHIT ONLY FRIDAY DECEMBER 32 Tbe Sparkling1 Comedy Succcsi SESSION ruder he Manaffciuont of D J Spruirue The funniest pltxy ever written Kepleto with nmi specialties willch awa aprJtuiee tidmirutiun irid souitirriug Istugii Written for Lauphing Purposes Only by tho FAMOUS BLACK HUSSAR BAND MusniHc ntlj uniformed and elejftmtljr re7ikHne in nn exquisite manner M uf music never hctore attempted any likj orictinixiitlixt The ruoresentntiTe tnivel iri Hand of Vmcrica uader tho leadership of Edwimi K Niekfrson OUR STAR ORCHESTRA Every member a Soloist Every Soloist an Artist Under the direction of Prof K F Ilalch Our Grand Band 1arai takes place from the Harntt at 1J oclock sharp concert from to riao and from 7 to In the evening of 35e Parquet 5Cc Clrclfr rieati on sale a The New York WOULD never crows For what it lias done it asks no favor End no consideration That ia ancient be forgotlen It looks only to tue the work to be done Our hopes and fears our joys and sor rows are ail before one behind In THE WORLDS work for 1891 every Americatn citizen is vitally inter ested and not matter what his politics may afford to be without its weekly editionwhich has not an equal on earth as a newspaper Nine men out of every ten know this to true Every tenth man should send today for n spec imen copy that the knowledge may be umverral Subscribe al once Three months costs only 25 cents and by every weekt delay you iniss someihing worth more than the subscription price for the is only one dollar Address THE WORLD New York SURE GURE FOR OATARHH FOR OVER FIFTY YEARS this old SovereignRemedy has stood the test and stands today tbe best known rpmody for Catarrh Cold in the Head and Headache Persist in its use and it will effect a cure no matter of how long standing the case may be Far sale by THE 1KISHC JJ8AB A New Role Played by the Un crowned King HE ACHIEVES A STABTLIHG COUP The Newspaper Ills KnemJes Thought Their Mtut Cuptiircil by a Ilalil Itl JEdltoa trounced anil PiirnelllteH Put In Lively Timeii tit the Vnltnl Ireland OHlce Dublin Uel eomeft Her Conclu sion of IllD McCarthy lUan Later Uuiteii Irulund Recap tured DUBLIN Dec conquering hero came yesterday uucl liu made things live ly while he felt in the humor The first thing Iarnell did after arriving here was to explode a bombshell in his enemys ranks that was a surprise with a capital S With his trusted lieutenants about him and ft subsheriff ILM the representative of the law he seized Ireland the organ of the Nationalist party Uiirmd out the acting editor who was placed in charge by William OBrien took posses sion of the office put his own ngent in control of affairs aud prevented tlljc1 pub lication of this weeks issufof the papur Then Wan Oiiite a United Ireland goes to press Thursday and is mailed to Htibscrihers and newsdeal ers the HHIUU evening so that the attacks on Parneil which were sent broadcast through Ireland and Great Britain will not rencli tluMr destination Tho acting editor ohjceted to bciny ousted and re fused to acknowledge Parnells authority and was ordered out of the oftice He re fused to go and was forcibly ejected after a scuffle in which he was assisted by the employes who iirmcil themselves with sticks and stools A lively row followed n which some blood was shed but little damage done Dublin Wild irltli Order wan finally restored and the members of the staff promised allegiance to Piiruell Dublin which s almost solid for Paruell is wild with delight over this fiiHt evi dence uf the leaders determination to carry the war into Africa Parnell is the stockholder in United Ireland and one of its directors and acted by the advice of able lawyers whom he consulted Deform leaving Lnnilun The ground tor Parnplls action is known only to the awyers but that his action isa staggering blow to the 1 lealyires there ciin be no doubt Xo for Kliimv It deprives them of thjirpiincipa weapon of attack in Irehint for the time be ng at least frustrates their design of turn ng United Ireland into a daily paper to counteract the infiueree of the Freemans Journal and its eveniugetlition The Kven ng Telegraph which lira both strongly Parncllite tnited frilmii was started in 1881 as the oryalt of the Land League William OHrien then a reporter on The Freeman who had done fine work us a cor respondent by writing vivid descriptions of the distressed districts during lhe pre vious two years was made editor by Darnells special selection THE ENEMYS COUNTERCOUP not theirs and that 1 must try some cither I method Enthusiastic cheering j Incidents of the Meeting I When Parnell started for the Rotunda he was accompanied by a multitude of people who unharnessed his carriage horses and dragged the carriage with their own hands The hall was packed the aisles being blocked up Resolutions of confidence were adopted with a wild hur rah In order to get in Parnell was picked up and passed along over the shoulders of the people Healy was burned m effigy during the evening ANTIPARNELt MANIFESTO United Ireland K4capturHl mill the OIHco 1jirtly VtrtMJcccl IiLBLrx Dec last night a strong party of Purnells opponents made a descent upon and recaptured the office of Jnited Ireland The invaders destroyed all the leaders which had bwn prepared by Leamy who was installed as editor by Paruell and turned all the matter that they found set up into the lire Then they took possession of the ledgers aud other books and documents belonging to Che concern All thin was done in the name of William OBrien A rong posse from various labor societies left as a garrison with instructions to re main on guard day and night and to re sist by force any further intrusion by Par nell or hisi friends Tile Ktcepttoii In Ireland When Parnell landed at Kingston yes terday he was welcomed by a vast crowd who cheered him wildly At the same time Tim Maurice Healy and Kenny autiPurnell men who had come over on the same steamer also had friends in the crowd who shouted derisively at Parnell and Mrs OSheas uame was fre quently heard But the Paruellites were on top though it gave the police all they could do to prevent an outandout riot between the partisans the Horses Wheu Parnell arrived in Dublin he met an enormous throng of people He entered A carriage awl had uo sooner done so than the horses were unharuessed and the en thusiastic people drew the carriage through the strecta destination the multitude following shouting and singing God Save Ireland The pace was quick and gave active exercise to n dozen stal wart policemen who followed the cab Upon his arrival at Mr Kennys house Parnell made a brief speech to the crowd that had accompanied him there A ROUSING WELCOME The Leaders Speech Concluded with Some Significant AVorils After raiding United Ireland to his satis faction and giving friends aud enemies alike a view of his character heretofore not dreamed of Parnell went to the Kotunda and spoke to a packed audience He re peated the arguments heretofore dwelt upon by him to the effect that the plans of Gladstone in regard to home rule would not be found satisfactory unless the Irish party maintained its independence and ex acted the proper degree of local powers as the price of their support of the Liberals What of lho Future In concluding laruril said We stand the parting of the ways It is an issue whose meftnini is life or death You can aot avoid the issue iforeM upon you If our constitutional movement is broken down surrendered discredited and for gotten England wiill IKI face to face with the imperishable force vrhich tonight gives nn vitality and power Uproariouscheers If Ireland leaves this path uian which I have led her almost in sigh of victory I will not for my part say wLt will ac company her future Cheers But I shall claim my right to be warned by the mistakes of the past and shape my course neccrdingly You ask the meaning of Whether I intend to cross the Ru bicon and buru my boats Worls of Solemn AVarninjj I reply that I cross no Rubicon and have no boats to bura but my position is that of 1SSO aud I say to all Irishmen beware while power is still iu your hands before you surrender to forces which you oan ncvt control the illimitable power of our race which shown itself in these Dublin streets tonisrht and without which I should be worthless useless with which I am strong and with which on my Hide I pledge myself to push forward until J have reached the gcwil or until a major ity of the Irish Deoole tell niemveoalia The Irlih Called Upon to Repudiate the j Uncrowned King i DIBLIX Dec manifesto of the seceding Irish members was issued day It declares that they are bound to protect the cause of their country at what ever personal sacrifice that Parnell has disregarded their appeals to remember the country and has evinced an illjudged de termination to maintain a position which will not be sustained by the people It is the duty of every Irishman irrespective of their kindly feeling toward Parnell to adopt a course that will save the country from the dangers which threaten it as a result of Parnells misconduct j An Obntructlon to IrUh reeiliom i The document further Hays that Par tiells utterances would indicate that he is the injured party whereas he alone is re Hponsible for the present deplorable state i uf affairs It details Parnells failure to keep his promise to repel the charges of Capt JSliua and makes many severe ref erences to his conduct since the charges were brought against him Parnclls per sonality it avers obstructs Irelands free dom If he is reelected the Tory govern ment will resume its powers and coercion will receive a now lease of life XJuveloplng Sillpricing Qualities Dec made his en try into Dublin yesterday like the con queror of a disaffected province If is forci ble seizure of United Ireland was as bold a stroke aa his tearing up the resolutions for his deposition at Saturdays National ist meeting and it has produced a remark able impression Parnell is developing qualities that few knew him to possess One of the leading antiParnelliteis said to a correspondent Until the scandal I always followed Parnell and had a good deal of admiration for him on account of his persistency and shrewdnessi yet I never supposed that he was a man of such force us he has lately been proving himself to be Why this man is made of the stuff that Cicsars and Napoleons are formed of He would sacrifice a whole race to his per sonal ambition and it looks as though he had the strength to do so Like a Clciin Sweep LoyDoy Dec appearances all indicate that Parnell will sweep the country in bis first appeal Whether there will be a reaction on second thought or not it is too early to predict with certain ty The Pall Mall Gazette said yesterday referring to Parnells speech at the rail way station Tuesday night No man ever went faster to the devil with God so much on his lips The Organizinjr LONDON Dec 11 have been taken in Dublin toward the formation of a cen tral body to be known as the Nationalist committee to sustain tbe secessionist sec tion of the Irish Parliamentary party The clergy and all Nationalists are eligible to membership Temporary rooms forthe or have been secured in Dame street Heiily Dittgiiateu Them LOXDON Dec proceedings in parliament Monday when Timothy Healy endeavored to seize Parnells seat were viewed with disgust by most of both of the English parties and Healy is the ob ject of much adverse criticism on account of his aggressive manner aud insulting tone toward his former leader Repudiated by Scotchmen EDINBURGH Dec freedom of the city of Edinburgh which was recently presented to Paruell has been withdrawn Yesterday at a meeting of the municipal council Parnells name was erased from the roll of burgesses PULITZERS NEW BUILDING The Luxurious Home of The Xew York World Occupied NEW YORK Dec new Pulitzer building the future home of The New York World was formally opened last night with a full dress reception The decorations and illuminations of the building were beautiful and the attendance amounted to almost a crush Among the visitors were Governor Hill exGovernor Homily of Ohio ex Governor Beaver of Pennsylvania Gov ernor Campbell of Ohio exGovernor Green of New Jersey Mayor Grant Con gressman Ashbel P Fitch Judge Roger A Pryor Col Singerly of Philadelphia and Rear Admirals Gherardi and Braine Music and RofreRhnaentH Orchestras were stationed in different parts of the building aud on the three up per floors refreshments were served Shortly after 11 oclock as many as could get iu gathered in the large reception room on the second floor and there lis tened to short speeches by Governor Hill Governor Beaver Governor Campbell Col Cockerill and others To Urnce Up the WcnkKneed ToPEKA Kan Dec Farmers Alliance of Kansas has issued a call for a special state convention to be held in To peka Monday Jan 26 the day before the election of the United States senator The objection is to unite the Alliance repre sentatives to decide upon a candidate for United States senator and to suggest needful state legislation Bluffed the Enumerator PROVIDENCE R I Dec Ol iver P Searle of Warwick rrho was in dicted for refusing to answer insiis ques tions has filed a demurrer Farmer Searle believes that the statute does not compel him to answer questions about his farm Saw n Vessel on Fire at Scju PHILADELPHIA Dec British Lero arrived yesterday from Ham burg On Dec 1 she passed a large vessel apparently a steamer on fire Owing to the gale she could render no assistance to the distressed vessel Comparative Figures of Inter est to the Granger FAHM PEIOES OF SOIL PBODUOT3 Electioneered Too Close to the Polls NEW YORK Dec 11 Elect Mulvaney was yesterday indicted by the grand jury on a charge of electioneer ing within100 feet of the polls at the late election Professor Guttheil of Columbia college is the complainant I OBrien Would Not Talk NEW YORK Dec William OBrien declined to see any reporters Wednesday morning or express any opin ion regarding the action of Pcrnell in the matter of the publication oi United Ire land legislature oi Alabama Friday re elected United States Senator Pugh A Healthy Advance Over Those for Sev eral Yean Plun for Ma rine Senators Hold Sam Swindled on aiail Contract Idea tor the TiirilT on Tin Capital City News WASHINGTON Cm Dec sta tistical returns of the department of agri culture for December give the average farm prices for agricultural products by counties whish are consolidated in this office to obtain accurate averages for the several states State agents obtain simi lar estimates revise aud consolidate and forward state averages The department estimates as published can made from these duplicate aad independent sources of information which are in remarkable agreement aud may be relied upon as the true measure of value of crops iu the hands of the farmers The present corn crop is worth more than the last aud fanners will reieive more for it Unfor tunately districts of failure do not realize their portion of the advance In average vuluu The ILuw of lemand Controls The average price by present returns is 501 cents per bushel against 2S3 ceuts for the crop of au increase of 77 per cent It is the highest December price of the de Lidu except that of 1381 the only year in which the Uual average of condition was worse thaw that of the present season The average priue theu rose to 036 cents and that of the following year was 134 with a better crop than the preseut The next highest average is 4J4 in 1SS7 following three years of large crops and cheap corn The prices therefore depend upon tbe quantity grown in the yearplus the reserve from preceding years The present aver age shows that small crops are a sure cure for low prices and that the law of demand is still the main factor in making prices and profits The prices in the seven corn surplus states are Ohio 51 cents Indi ana 47 Illinois 43 Iowa 41 Missouri 44 Kansas 51 Nebraska 48 KKtimtiten of Wheat Vaijea The average farm value of the wheat crop as estimated is 84 cents per bushel against 69S for 1S89 an increase of 20 per cent on the price of last year The value of wheat is affected by the harvests of other countries as corn is not percepti bly and therefore prices are not entirely governed by the size of the home grown crop For example the crop of smaller than the present one brought but 77 ceuts in December while the crop of 1882 aggregating over 500000000 bushels the second largest ever grown sold at 88 cents at the same date OatH Prices Afleeted Ijy Corn The price of oats has responded sharply to the pressure of fl small crop and in creased demand because of a short corn crop The average is 433 cents against 23 ceuts last year it is the highest reported since 1SS1 An examination of records shows that abundance or scarcity of corn materially affects the value of this crop the two grulns being largely interchange able in use Rye like oats at C29 ceuts is higher than since 1881 and the sameis true of barley at B48 Buckwheat at 577 marks an advance over last year bnt is lower than in 1888 A Doom in Potatoes The deficiency in the potato crop has caused an advance in values in all sections of the country The average is 777 cents an increase of more than 90 per cent over the prices olf the past two years The re turns show slightly higher prices for to bacco tlmn has prevailed since 1887 The average Is reported at 77 cents per pound Hay alone of all farm products records a decline from last year The presenl price is per ton and the slight falling off is due to the increased product A NEW MARINE SUBSIDY BILL bioms hereafter A cfmrnittce was i pointed to the necessity for nuan 1 cial legislatiijn A pnmodinun to change the rules was ptiuiuiu when the caucus adjourned Seviral Muutors who have I been reported as intending to vote against tht election tiill were present but wheu it was asked if thin report was true they should confirm the same uo one spoke Our Total Population lit j WASIHXGTUX CITY Dec total population of the country including In dians will rnch 53000000 after all Al ready the census office has actually re turned in round numbers 315000 Indians and whites in the Indian territory This i with the population of Alaska which Spej I cial Agent Petrol estimates at 38000 will bring up the total population of United States to B000000 a numerical gain of 13000000 fur the decade since 18SO j your Ier Ccuttti Xo Wanted WASUINGTOX CITT Dec 4 pel cent bonds accepted yesterday by the sec retary of the treasury completed amount which be offered to purchase and boufl redemptions will therefore for presentbe limited to the 4 13 per cent loan which the secretary will continue to redeem at pur and interest to maturity No llinr ami Harbor Dill WASIIIXGTOX CITY Due will be no river and harbor appropriation bill this session Tliis decision was reached by the house committee on rivers aud har bors yesterday Reports from the chiej engiuctr showed that there were sufficiem funds available to continue the work unti next am ells Sliver Bill WAsiiixuToy Cm Dec iu troduwd a bill iu the senate yesterday di recting the secretary cif the treasury to purchase all silver bullion offered at price not exceeding for 37125 grains ol pure silver aud tu issue treasury notes in payment for it A Postmaster Absconds WASHINGTON CITY Dec Post master Inspector Hathbone has received a telegram from Postoflice Inspector Sharpe at Chattanooga Tenu saying that W D i Olmstead postmjuster at Decatur Ala I has absconded with government I money THE INDIANA WIEE A Panther Abroad Near the State Capital 1 i One Measure Constructed of the Two Now Hefove Congress WASHINGTON CITY Dec sub committee of the house committee on mer chant marine and fisheries has drafted a marine subsidy bill which is a composite of tbe touunge and postal subsidy bils with many elaborations An important provision places the construction all vessels of rnore than twelve knots speed available for subsidizing under the con trol of the navy department The bill provides subsidies of 20 cents a ton for each knot traveled by elevenknot stisam ers and all stalling ships and a graduated scale of subsidies up to 30 cents for vessels of other grades Must Be Fitted to Carry Otuns It is provided that all merchant vessels shall be fitted to carry four guns and up ward according to size Instead of pro viding subsidies for vessels sailing from a few specified ports as contemplated by the other bills the subcommittee bill em braces vessels sailing from every port in the United States The bill was drafted after consultation with the secretary of the navy and trie postmaster general Synopsis of Congressional Proceedings WASHINGTON CITY Dec 11 the sen ate yesterday the house bill to authorize a rebate on tobacco was passed George spoke in opposition to the federal election bill The louse amendments to the bills for buildings at Madison Ind Rock Isl and Ills and Sioux City la were con curred in and a general conference was ordered on the other building bills passed by the house Tuesday J W Hathaway was elected postmaster of the house A few bills of no general in terest were passed A bill was introduced by Taylor ci Illinois directing the treasury to buy all silver bullion that is offered at not exceeding 37135 grains for 1 and pay for thesami in greenbacks also to reduce the duty on tin plate to 1 cent per pound and fixing the duty on manufactures of tin plate at 45 percent ad valorem also admitting tin ore free also allowing a drawback on imported tin plate used in the manufacture of cans bovns etc of the whole duty less 1 per cen Recortllt That Tneartli WASHINGTON CITY Dec post master geawal transmitted to the senate yesterday a letter in response to a resolu tion of the innate inquiring whether there are records of the Confederate government in possession of private parties which would be oi value to the government in protecting lit against fniuds in connection with of mail contractors far serv ices rondernd during the war in the south rn The letter says thire an siirh records and that they show that double payme ats luave been made The persons holding the records want toOOOO for them Senatorial CaDcna WASHINGTON CITY Dec cancni of Republican senators last night agreed to pass a resolution for tbe meeting o the senate lit 10 a toand tor niaLht sea SHIPWRECK IN THE BLACK SEA 8atlors Frozen to Death at Their Posts LifeJJke Positions PHILADELPHIA Dec has reached this city through a private chan nel the thrilling story of the loss of the British steamship Westburne in the Black sea Of the vessels crew of twenty five four are all that survive the illstarred voyage and these are miserable wrecks of hunonnity lying prostrated by suffering in an Odessa hospital under the care of the British consul The Westburne an ordinary tramp steamship left Theodosia southwest of Nov 24 laden with linseed hound to Dunkirk and thence to Philadelphia with a general cargo On the evening of her departure a gale pecu liarto the Black sea alone arose A Crew of Frozen Corpses The weather grtvv so intensely cold that the jnen were to in lifelike postures nt the wheel or wherever their duty called them Every sea thai swept over the vessel froze to her making her sluggish and so heavy that she refused to rids the waves and became unmanageable When the water gained entrance to tire hold t he cargo began to swell and burst open the decks lore and aft as though pow der had exploded in her interior About midnight although only a few hours out of port the vessel began to go down Al ready the corpses of a number of the sea men were visible about the deck standing up against the handrails just as erect as though in full were frozen as hard as iron Terrible Trip to Port With all the crew that still held fast to their lives Cupt Bemiington put out in a small boat and headed her buck to Theo dosia distant some fifty miles During the early morning the men died off one by one until on reaching Theodosia the fol lowing night the number was reduced to eight Subsequently four more died while undergoing medical treatment leav ing but four survivors Capt Benning ton the commander of the Westbourne is wellknown to Philadelphia shipping men He is completely prostrated by bis suffer ings in the open boat aud by the death of his brother the ships chief officer who perished of the awful cold before his eyes ABBREVIATED TELEGRAMS All the carpenters of Sheffield Ala are on a strike against a reduction of wages Mr and Mrs W D Humphrey of Jack sonville Ills celebrated their golden wed ding Wednesday Three thousand men and girls employed in Clarks thread mills at Xewark N Y went on strike Wednesday The treasury department Wednesday purchased 395OfX ounces of silver at prices ranging from to Kittle Cos linseed oil works at San Francisco were burned early Wednesday Loss insurance The assets of the Chicago Safe and Lock company are 44ftj in cash and 412776740 in other property Liabilities over 000 There is no truth in the dispatch recent ly published stating that the state treas urer of Arkansas is short His accounts are all right The report that the daughter of Judge Cooley of the laterstate commerce com mission was to be married authorita tively denied The United States chief engineer report ed to congress Wednesday that the main channel of the slough at Hamilton Ills is unworthy of improvement Senator George spoke four hours in the senate Wednesday against the election bill the speech being devoted principally to a constitutional argument Three Mr and Mrs E T Todd of Sioux City and their daughter Mrs run over and killed by a train at Minneapolis Wednesday Twentyeight graves have recently been robbed in the negro cemetery at Mer chantgrille Pa presumably for the bene fi of clisecting rooms and the colored pe pie are in a hirb state of indignation T e anvsts of four members of the Greek church at Sheaandoiih Pa which were made during mass last Sunday on war rmts sworn out by the trustees of the church precipitated a riot in the church which had to be quelled by the police Too much prosperity caused George Spracklin and his wife of Custer Wyot to live unhappily and Spracklin made the woman and her baby a present to his friend Marshall Buxton who had long loved her Mrs Spracklin was perfectly willing and Georgre threw into tbe bar gain his household furniture Tbe Weather We Mlay Kipect WASHIXGTOS Cm Dec liThe foHowin are the weather it oas for thirtvgii hoars Iron S p m For Indiana and nimoisWamier fair weaher souther ly winns For Ii fair wea her and nortliwet in ea tern por tioiL warmer For Hi and Fair Thurs ay and Fri lav southwesterly winds wanner lABMEBS IOB A HD1TT Curiom End to a Suit for Printers in Trouble Orer an Objection able Supply Out Lovert Brunlud After Fort Yearn Important Commercial Caw ncous IXDIAKAPOUS Dec nient prevails in Sugar Creek township four miles west of here over the depreda tion of a beast of prey which been prowling arouud for more than weeks The farmers were at first greatly annoyed by the wholesale killing of sheep and shouts weighing as high as fifty pounds and in one instance it suckling colt was killed and the body torn to pieces The anger of tlic farmers turned to fear Tues day when the daughter of Milton Ryan employed 09 ft domestic by Columbus Joab saw a largin panther making his across the open Held toward Big oreek bott to ms A 1anther Hunt Organized The woman gave the alarm and thi people nenr were at once aroused and begun to arm themselves The pimthei escaped Into heavy brush iu Big creek bottoms where he is thought to have luir Consternation prevails throughout tlje entire township and women and chil dren liave barricaded tbe doors of tlier bouus Farmers have organized and are now over 800 strong and armed to the teeth They will inarch to the supposed Irtir of the beast A SURPRISE IN COURT The Memory of n Juror Brings a Trial to n Sudilcu End COLUSIBCS Ind Dec 1883 Mattie Straussner a resident of this city fell over an obstruction on a sidewalk here and re ceived injuries which causei her to bring suit against this city which upon a change of venue to Decatur county circuit court resulted in a verdict in her favor for The case then went to tbe su preme court where it was reversed and sent back for trial Had Tried the Cair Kefore The case was called at Grecnsburg Mon day last and was rapidly drawing to a olose ivhen it suddenly dawned upon one of the jurors that he was a member of the former jury which had given the plaintiff damages in the original trial This brought the case to a standstill The juror appeared honest in the matter The old est lawyer in the state never heard of a similar case SUED FOR DAMAGES Printers Anked to Pay for Printing a Scurrilous Bill WASHINGTON Ind Dec has been filed in the circuit court by Lydia Stanley against John McCafferty Luther McCafferty nad Hiram McCafferty pro prietors of the McCafferty Job Printing house of this city for libel The amount of damages asked is S5000 The case grew out of the circulation of a bill by Lew Stanley husband of the plaintiff whicb charged Mrs Stanley with certain unbe coming conduct The bills were printed by the defendants hence the suit Stan ley was arrested shortly after the bills were distributed and charged with crimi nal libel He was given a preliminary hearing and bound over to the circuit court Directors Cant Be Preferred TElRE HAUTE Ind Dec Woods of the United States court Wednesday decided that the Sanford Fork and Tool company which recently made some of its directors preferred creditors to the extent of J69000 in its assignment could not prefer its directors or officers The preferred creditors had received a fa vorable decision in the local court and other creditors had appealed the case to the state supremo court Pending a de cision there the eastern creditors went into the United States court with the re given above Aiking lucreaaed INDIANAPOLIS Dec engineers ol the Lake Erie and Western road demand an increase of wages and also some othei concessions A committee of ten arrived here Tuesday and had a conference with General Manager Bradbury The latter referred to an old contract and refused to do anything at present but agreed to in vestigate the matter and report early in January The train service will be in creased by one crew of more Will Have to Prore BRAZIL Ind Dec Acrea who lives with her parents near Reelsville eight miles east of Brazil has begun suit in the Putnam circuit court for dam ages for defamation of character against Moses Pisley a wealthy young farmer neighbor Pisley is charged with circulat ing a report that he had caught plaintiff and the Bev Skelton the Baptist minis ter in a compromising position The Outlook for Natural Gas IXDIAXAPOLIS Dec companies furnishing natural gas to this city have cut off tbe supply to all factories for the winter Superintendent Pearson of the Indianapolis company says I believe that natural gas will be exhausted in the couse of a few years at the present rate of consumption Some radical measures should be taken by the legislature to econ omize in the use of gas A Morgan County Romance MABTINSVlLLEInd Dec forty years of estrangement over a lovers quar rel Tilghman Sparks a highly respected and wealthy farmer of this county oo Sunday wedded Miss Lucy Goss a maid en lady residing in the western part of tbe county Tbe matter was kept a profound secret until Tuesday when Mr Sparks and wife stopped in this city and made the fact known These Rascals They SU LEBAXOX Ind Dec Fancher James Stephensonand James Fancher who stole four geese of a farmer south of thii city and who were caught at Joliet His were ntenced Tuesday the former to eight een and the latter to twelve months in state prison They Want to See Mr TlPTOS Ind Dec Shope ma attorney who lives at Kempton left and the county Borernment au thorities are to laanx Us pnMnl Address He is wanted for unlawful action in the pcBckm Shope 1m I tongh citizen baring Mrved one term il the penitentiary for counterfeiting If eetlmg INMlm Deo U Statt Association of BitaU LamtMr DEWENTER The Hatter and Furnisher I flCT Infaithfully serving my customers I do justice both to the Justomer and myself My past record has proved it My increased business will show it With my trade built upon this solid foundation I am en tilled t and ask you for your patronage P J HOOLHY 323 PearlSt THL TAILOI ere met Tuesday The after the fortyeight hour limit now ira posed by the Car Service association was severely criticised The association fa vora the iiien that companies should be charged for unnecessary deluj In the transportation The aietlunllst Commission IKDIAXUOUS Dec commission Of Methodist bishops ministers and lay Ulan appointed to consider the question ol discipline etc met here Wednesday Their deliberations are held behind closed doors and no publicity will be iven tc their conclusions until the meeting of general conference SOCIAL ETIQUETTE Crushed to Death by Hie Cum TERKE HAUTE Iml Dec llA J Cot trellof Atherton while attempting to climb through a moving train here Tues day niglit fell between the cars and wai crushed to death Mrs HurriNonH Departure iNDIAXAiOLls Dec President Harrison left for Washington Wednesday afternoon accompanied by her daughtei Mrs ilelvee and Uaby McKee Bnogier Notes Dr Ithamur H Drake one of the most widelyknown physicians iu the state ol Indiana died Tuesday at SlicRyville of heart disease aged 62 years lie was a member of the state legislatur in Lewis Myers a wellknown farmer liv ing Eiear Shclbyville dropped dead Tues day in his barn Heart disease was the cause A twodays session of the com mittces ol the various yearly meetings of Friends in this country began at Rich mond Tuesday Frank Bellinger of Goshen wasdrowned in Rome City Lake Tuesday while skat John Tras a switchman whose was fit Dunville Ills was killed while at work at Terre HauteTuesday Thi defense in the Pttillott murder case at Cclumbus introduced a numlier of wit nesses Wednesday to prove the prisoners insau ity Thi bigelenhiint at the Cincin nati crazy Tues day and an attempt MUS njnde to kill him klevtD 45calibcr bullets were lired at his head aud simply listened They were good medicine however Chief was perfectly sane Wednesday morning and unusually Ik had anotlier nt Wednesday am a Weilaimed shot killed nim Faalilonable Customs at Afternoon A aitnilnrity has grown up Ijetveffi homes or receptions an J afternoon tens the former frequently taking place the same hour aud the general of the invitations and entertainments lie ing the same A member of New Yirks most exclusive circle gives the Hillowiin suggestions iu Manners for these ouva sions 1or a reception to be held either in the afternoon or evening the form of invita tion is usually an engraved card MRS BUM Hiss BLANK AT HOME Wednesday December eighth from four untJl seveu oclock scu SOD place No answer need le sent to Bucb an invi tation unless on the bottom of the curd an answer is particularly which is not the case as n rule It is necessary to speak to the host and hostess immediately upon entering tbe room but owiug to the constantly moving crowd it is not essential that guests should again address the host and hostess when they are about to leave The length of the visit can vary from five minutes to au hour at an afternoon re ception but at an evening reception the time is usually more extended Music is desirable for a reception ll adds greater brilliancy to tbe entertain uieut In the afternoon bouillon uad sand wiches cakes fces chocolate and leu are provided but for an evening reception something more substantial must be pre pared similar to a supper Cdimpagoe and punch are generally ser also If the weather U not HD awcng choald put up but if the uay U good then a carpet only U cececMry laid dowr the stoop and the sidewalk to curbstone Ladies can wear handsome costumes to receptions or teas before T oclock but al ways with u bonnet or hat unless they are receiving with tbe in whicb CMC simple dinner or half toilet U appro priate THE MARKETS Worlds Fair Board of Control CHICAGO Dec Chairman Palmer of the Worlds FairNational com mission appointed as board of control himself as J A McKenzie ol Kentucky G V 7IaHsey of Delaware William Lindsay of Kentucky M H De Young of California T M Waller of Connecticut E B Martindale of Indiana and J W St Clair of West Virginia President Gage of the local directory will now select eight citizens and these sixteen will le the supreme head of Worlds Fair matters This Discounts Ireland MOXOGAH W Va Dec us great suffering among the striking miners families Notices of eviction have been served on those Dccupying the companys housjs and it is probable that before the end of the week ovir 2000 persons will be homeless THEATRICAL CHAT Helen Danvray has bought a new cxxn entitled He Held the Prorjr by Ralph A WeilL AM Palmer has appointed Oakey Hall M his legal adviser in regard to the pnrcliaso of playa and engagement of actois is London Adelaide Oetchon the actress has re cently retu xl a two mouths en gagement ii where she achieved a nnJTersal triumph Leila Lewis a sister of Julia Arthur tbe ileading lady of the Still Alarm is one of the few American members of Mr and Mrs KendaTs com pany Great hopes cure entertained in Paris for Sardoua Thermidor The play mad a deep iinj reasion when the author read it to the committee of the Comedie Franchise Uioi Henrietta Vmton Davis of Bal timore is the name of a colored actress who made her debut in Washington ia 1883 and has played Juliet Deademona and Leah with imccew W J Scanlan writes all of his own songs composing the worda and innsic at Che same time He writes the innsic of bin songg with the aid of an accordion whidi he with him on toozi Chicago CHICAOO 10 Board of trade were follows 2 December openc4 closed SWc January opened closed WHc May o ened c osed 2 December open doted K4c January opened May opened cloned WHc No Do cember opened and clowd opened clos d May open d closed 46c 1 opt ne i closed oeied tllHO eluded Jlll2Mi May opened and clow f n LardDecember I andclteJ tatlv Live stock The Union Stock yards report thu following k t moderately active mad f vor buyers light grades 3 53360 rough packing jj mixed lots fa ng and shipping lota tzao j35 pigs 2OajM Produce M Pin to a2Sc ptr Ib dairies finest fresh A 2 packing stock 10 lie tgissFrejh candled OS1 per doz Dretced poultry Henn uer Ib epriag chickens 5c ducks Hi 12c c g tt 9 i lOc Witconsin 9c Buibanks W ApplesIllinois Teen cooking J3ouaiuo per bbl eating QAJU Neir York NKW IK eo W 2 rel winter December Janoary May Jl0ys 2 mixed do January do May No 2 mired cashSOH do January do May Dell mesa Lardyuiet January Live Stock CattleTrading active on 1 grades poortat to best native S375 5H V 100 Is bnlR and Cow JB tfbeep and Lambs Sheep in better d fiav Iambs steady sheep V Ml lambs fsiu Bteaitv live hogs 1O1 fcs POWDER AtMolutaly m t ttrttr liSTWlMST rport IT A CTMBI t of all tn neat B   

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