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   Logansport Pharos (Newspaper) - December 29, 1890, Logansport, Indiana                                LOGANSPORT DAILY 16TH TEAR MONDAY EVENINO DECEMBER 1890 MO aw JOHN GRAYS I DEED OF A FIEXD I Known that ve beat I ho world on ChristmasHand ker chiefs in nuantity style and pnco So that our Holi day Salo if Handkerchiefs has become famous all over the country and we want to make this sale beat them all Come at onro and make your selection DOIAVS ujEKA IIOUSK WM DOI UANAUKK TKH 1crIoriiiuiKCB Only January 1st Anrntvalof KUii A KlMuy In iivilT The JOE CAWTHORN Prcscniiiijf tho aiul Iminfest Karen rimuily Little Nugget AM THAT Irf NEW Sorirfs MuwJcr Modlcjs Solon Act SpechiltdH riie FumouH NliUjTirt WtiiiiliTrul Sifnlunrhl Meclmnlcnl RtruutH SCAU or IKicKy MntitMfjc fitH KviMiintr V IHr 7V siitts ioirmitMKtCM Tiinhiy morning at K KifiiimH DritK Hiori1 THE Grand Bazaar Will Have a SPECIAL SALE for it 3O7 4thSt iRiCWES NERVE AND TREATMENT for Hvstf rU Neuralgia Wafcy filns Mtmtil Wrainro ultlriLf in in nnitvnnd livwllnj to miswy im oli Old Agt Hutrun lossot Iovvi iiKihjr Involuntary twit I tiv or tit bruin r Kmh liot out troiil rtifill 81 it r ttnt tniiM prepaid With order for six loxfs will aenci puixniiMir to cumcy if tho truutmunt fails tc auarutitoLo inaucil ami gvouauo sold wiily by H V KoHutr flrujytrlt Bolo SURE CURE FOUJJAlAKKh Si 1 ifea FOR OVER FIFTY YEARS this old Sovereign Remedy has stood the lest and stands today the best known rirnerty for Catarrh old in the Head iiiil llealiieliP IVrsistiu its use and it will efiiTt a euro no of how stiuuiiiiK the case raiy be For by druirirists HEWERS OF OLD HONESTY TOBACCO WILL SOOfJ Tip tj TASJES SWEETER ThjAfl TO BACCOS AID WILL n ASK YOUR DEALER FOR IT XU AND INSIST ON T cj JIOFBZEB4BR08lLoflisflll8lly Terrible Biutchery of a Family in Minnesota A FATEEBS DEVILISH PEllOCUTY He Ope Fire on liis Family with Two PiatolH and Tlien Cumpleten Ills Work with u Son ami Diiugh ter Feel EITerU of Hlis SluuhtT of the Former Alui oitt Trag edy VVotinil rp ivith ST Minn Dec horrible tragedy occn rrufl near the town of Carlisle in Wilkin county Sutunlay night Curl Kelier a erinan SO years of lived in councy about twelve miles from city His family consisted nf a wife RXM on Henry and three daugh ters 1TJ Hi and 14 A few weeks after a violnt family broil Keher quit the house und vent tu live in Klixabeth a eight miltisdKtiirit Saturday nigiit he returiud home nljout 0 oclock Alter KrectiiiK Ids family into a room at the back of the house and it moment later reappeared at the door witli a self cuckmg revolver in each Kami whiuh he leveled and ftriujt TinKnlfit WHS Aftii woiinilinx hisson eldest daughter uml wife the Limp was extinguished by oue or the hullels The entire family made a mail for rioor Imping to escape in the darkness dropped liis revolver and drew a huge carving knitewith which he fatally stabbed his son The three daughters safely out of the house and themselves in the outbuildings Keher then turned on his wife aml stabbed and hacked her full of holes any one of the half of wlucU would have been faiul The Plumlit Murder of Ills Wife After his wile hud fallen apparently deud in the house Keher went out to find his daughters and ilnish his work He did uut succeed ami ivturnud to the hoiuse His wife was gone and tlie youngest daughter who watched the scene from tiit haymow describes what next occurred Her appeared at ihu door with the dripping kiiiiisiill in his hand The full moon lighted up the landscape bril liantly and he saw his wife crawling painfully un her hands and knees iifty yards away He ran to her and again fell upon her lijndisli ftrouity and pluugutl the knife again and agaiti into her prostrute body theu returned to the house After her husbands death the poor woman crawled back to the house and lay almost by the side of her dead husband She had only strength to tell the story of the awful rragmiv and then died Fiiml Act of he Tragedy When the neighbors who at tracted by tlie shooting arrived they found Keher stone dead with a bullet in hii brain and a rope around his He hail thrown the rope over a beam und put the noose around his neck and as the uoose tightened had blown out his brains Kxcept tiie quarrels in the fam ily there is no known cause for Kuhers ac tion The tragedy isune of the most hor rible as well as inuKplicibU in the crim inal annals nl Minnesota Smiketl ivith Itiootl Physician ooi arrive1 and divssetl the wounds ot lUnry lleuer and his sibter The former had lose an immense quantity of bluod and his injuries are so severe it is thought he cunuot survive The girl will probably recover though her wound is uangerous very thing in and l tf cabin is oaked with bloiKl and the scone was one of the most ghastly that could be imagined That deed was priiineditatet is shown by theJatr that he brought wUh him from Elizabeth three revolvers all fully loaded and that ihe rope wliich he used to hang ti it use If was entirely new bought only the day before in ROBBED PETER TO PAY PAUL A Mil n Takes HIM AKpta ChiUls ti Juy u Shortage CL1NTONVILLK Wis Dec GuHiive Kncntzel lhiiostniaslei at Marion who was found to be short in his ac counts lavt week was treasurer of tlie school board nf that place and it Is found that about was to be pawi into the trrnsury about Jan 15 Some veals ago Mr KiKMitztl tulopted a child who was in pGsRtfssion find tins together with the other money has been turned ottras security leAvmg the child without u penay wai U one time a ma rine rttlicer of high standing in thf Jermau service from which heivsigUAd owing to snine trouble with tiltnuMiorities Thr rmnUss Has J rlutMl Htr Hnljaiul IS AN PiKG CaL Dec totmtess Parisi who uttempteil suicide by taking ipoisou Christmas Day on account of tbe death of her husband died at National Saturday Jier huslcuul was of the nobility of Austria He was wild in dis position uud i liird drinker which was the reason probably of his suicide Word hail been receivid from his family that if the countess livLd she was to be sent to Austria to take her rank and station in that country If she died her body was to be sent with her husbands Shu was at LHH time n teacher in the University of Galvestou and it was there the count met ami married her 11 IMsKott Dec The Times chargfil that OHritn had advocated the ue of dynaniftt1and that he had written an article to that elTcct for The Irish World Ollrieu denied this most posl tively and detnauded an apology The Times now declines either to withdraw its as to OBriens alleged utter ances or tu apologue for its publication but tKtvpf his assurance that be did not coiuribnti1 the article to The Irish World A MUCH PUZZLED JUDGE Two Wmjien Claim to the Same Child uud Prove It DET KO IT Dec 29 circles were interested the past week over the trial of a habeas corpus case for the possession of a 14yearold girl called Annie Duggan The child was in the possession of Mrs John Mimdarg who swore it was her raughter while Mrs Annie Moran who also swore that she was the posses sion Each side produced a cloud of wit nesses including nurses who had been present at her birth doctors who had at tended a child like Annie in babyhood and photographers who brought negatives cif her picture as child into court and identified the child by a mole on tbe fore head which was shown in the negatives of both photographers Needed Solomouii Power The evidence was most conflicting on all points the defense producing as perfect a claim as the plaintiff Judge Hosmer be fore whom the case waa tried was in a lutanrlnry hi summing up he said that he had never heard of a case since Solomons time where two women weie so positive of being the mother of one child He lacked the initocratic power of using the sword test but should allow the child to stay with Mrs Mundnrg Airs Moran weakened her case by churning the child as illegitimate and the judge disliked to decide in her favor The case will be taken to the supreme court FEMININE FIRE FIGHTERS Thy Pltiokily Hiiiidle Ludder uiid tiLose anil u jlJlaze FOBT DODGE Ja Dec Crawford and Bertha Loomis two pretty ltyearold girls by their pluck and pres ence of mind averted a disastrous fire here Friday evening The two girls whilealone In the Crawford house discovered that tbe roof was on fire The girls dragged a heavy ladder from the back yard and with wonderful strength reared It to the blaz ing roof The garden hose was then con nected with the hydrant and Miss Craw ford held the swaying ladder while Miss Loomis managed to crawl to the roof There the girl handled the hose in such a manner that after u abort fight the flumes were subdued THE INDIAN WAR IS OVER Hostil the llail JLainU Coming iu Itij Foots Ituiid Cup tu re I OMAHA Neb Dec At the heud ijuarters of the department of the Platte last night ii dispatch was received from Gen Brooke wliich stated that Muj White sides in command of a battalion of the Seventh cavalry hud captured Big Foot and his entire band near the head of Por cupine creek About 150 bucks surren dered Jen Brooke also telegraphed that the host lies in the Bad Lands had surren dered and would reach Pine Ridge on Tues day Bright word Saturday night to The that half the hos tiles had left the Bad Lands and wore within a few hoars march of the agency OSluiits Reply to lleiily Loxoox Dec Having been ad vised thit an action for libel would not lie Capt OShea publishes certain uortespondcnco to dispose of Healys taunt that OShea bartered his wifes honor to gain a seat in parliament The corre spondence shows that Parnell did not first propose the name of OShea for a poiiia mctitary seat but was inclined to oppose it until he found that certain Liberals among them Jo Chamberlain believed the captain should be given a seat in recognition of his services to the Liberal and Home Rule parties uI and 15 rave jUiss Hatheute Ue 29 A party of young women WLMit to late hist Thurs day to skate Upon arriving it was found that would have to wiilk a plank to roach the ice One of the girls Miss Cobb lost her balance and fell into the water which was thirty feet deep Miss Heath Lote lay down on the plank nnd waited and when her friend arose to the surface she clutched her arm and held her out ot water until assistance came There was ao fuss uur screaming and the facts would not have got into the papers if MissHeath sote could have prevented it Knocked Out witli a Revolver CHICAGO Dec While intoxicated Saturday night Michael Slavin and his brother Frank attempted to thrash the Berry family After Tom Berry and his father an old man had been knocked down Harrison Berry got his revolver and fatally shot Michael Slavin and slightly wounded Frank Tom and Harrison Berry have been arrested The trouble arose from Michael Slavins attention to a aister of the Berrys Smm Got Tired of Each Other MOT NT STEKLISG Ills Dec John Barry nnd DolHe Johnson who eloped hence two weeks ago have both returned the girl preceding Barry a week She de nies being with after leaving Clayton but they were seen together iu several Mis souri towns Barry spent a week in Kan sas City before rttnming home He has resumed his position iu his fathers store but has 7tot returned to his deserted wife and hnbv Our Iliui LONDON Utv The German railroad continuum to be a source ot annoy ance t its owner the government The rvvenui instead of increasing is yearly becoming 3ml Uss The receipts in November last were marks less thin in the same mouth of the previous year though kilometres of rail have been added SIIKC tluu Thf Six Trump ISmleJ ST Ijouis Dec follow1 us are the of the six days us youplease match which endisl Silllijay at midnight HiTty MS miles Moore 500 Messier 503 liolden 500 Campana 4iO Nolan 426 Hawley 2S The gate receipts amounted I to about of which the men whocovj ered miles received halt Herty will get about Will lie No Strike at Pullman CiniAGO Dec threatened strike at the Pullman works was settled Saturday by the 200 blacksmiths who went out being ordered back to work Coua rnit tees representing the blacksmiths and the men enployed in the other depart ments affected by the new schedule of wages held a two hours conference with Manager Sessions at the end of which it was decided to accept the scale Failure of nn Old Uiinklhp Firm GBEKLEY Colo Dec old bank ing firm of Hunter West has failed through bad outside investments tev and Mr have made an assignment of all of their personal property as well as the banks as ets If time is given no one will lose anything Will Illacklist Bad BUFFALO X Y7 Dec a meeting here Saturday of Western New York Newspaper union the president was au thorized to begin the publication of a blacklist of undesirable advertisers for the exclusive use of members Strikers Accept an Offer Dec strikers at Hull have resolved to accept the offer Of the managers for an increase of wages with out a reduction of hours Was It Meant for a Snuli BErux Dec Stoecker the anti Semitic agitator preached his farewell sermon as court chaplain yesteiday Tbe royni pew was empty Minneapolis Theater Burned MINNEAPOLIS Mum Dec Bi jou theatre situated oa Washington ave near Hennepin avenue was destroyed by fire early yesterday The loss is esti mated at between and and is fully covered by insurance cxrCHtuian Vt ire n vrood PUEBLO Colo Dec Oscar bartender and Edward Hick in an a ph tographer engaged in a shooting Saturday night iu which the former was shot four times Oscar is not expected no live EDMUNDS POSITION y The Vermont Senator on Rule of the Majority HE HfllOESES THE OLOTUBE IDEA But Is Dead Against the Plan Adopted the Keaaons for the Faith That in Discussion if the Stars PrMldentlal lioum for Morrison of sons for His Cap ital Nlitcs WASHKGTOX CITY Dec crisis in the senate over the cloture rule is ex pected next week There is no probabili ty of any work this week On the 5th of January the Republicans hope to have a full attendance with their majority in creased Ijy the arrival of the two from Idalio Then will come the tug ot war Senator Edmunds in an interview on this subject says The constitution provides and every constitution of a gov ernment that is to be carried on must so provide that the majority any legisla tive body has to do its business It neces sarily implies that no minority whether of one or any other number should or could unduly obstruct the of the will oE the majoritj It is not a ques tion of whether a particular measure should bis passed or defeated but it is a question whether the majority of a legis lative body can have the power to come to the disposition of any subject that is be fore it than otherwise at the will of a mk nority composed of one or more Two Kinds of Liberty In times of extreme public danger every lover oE his country wouldfegree a traitorous minority should not have ihe could uot if there be anything in the power of indefinitely delay action which the emergency might require ti be had as has sometimes hap pened The liberty to debate ought to be continuously maintained but liberty of debute is one thing and liberty of obstruc tion arirl prerentingalegislatiyebody com ing to anjr resolution whatever upon the subject before it is quite another nftlio Proposed Rule The rule proposed is not a rule to com pel particular determination of any ques tion It is a rule to provide that after ulmt the majority considers to be reason able Liniiversal debate that whatever may be its opinion in respect of the disposition to be made of the measure be enabled to dispose of it one way or the other saving to every member of the body the right to express his own opinion upon it within a given time How any man of any party can find fault with such a provisiou I am unable to under stand Common Parliamentary Quoted The common parliamentary law has al ways been that No man is to speak im pertinenMy or beside the question su perflously or tediously This common rule of parliamentary law is based upon the considerations 1 first mentioned that a parliamentary body must be able to act to act in a particular way but to act oue way or the other in spite of the deter mination of any minority of its members that it shall not act at all Jike the Idea I have always been and am still op pcsed to any such thing as a previous question as it has been within recent years is a previous question which instantly terminates discussion or if any time be given puts the power of giving members of a legislative body a right to speak at all into the hands of the managing member of a committee or of a presiding officer The proposed rula pre cludes such a possibility 1 think with a senate of more than eighty members that if such a rule had been proposed when no serious question were pending or foreseen as immediate it would have received al most unanimous approval As to What the People Will Think In ansvrer to the question whether he be lieved tin country would sustain the Repub licans in passing such a rule overturning the precedents of the senate for the sake of passing an elections bill Senator Ed munds replied I have to say in the first place that what the couutry with the in formation that it gets from partisan news papers ol all kinds may think in respect to the propriety of such a rule is entirely immaterial to me in the sense of affecting my conduct in doing what I think is my duty in the promotion of the general pub lic interest lam sure that the country when it understands the precise scope and force of Siuch a rule that rneaus that the representatives of the country have the power to do what the country thinks ought to be done one way or the other after every member of the minority shall have had the opportunity to state bis views be more than satisfied that the repre sentatives of the people and the states in the senate have done a wise and right thing THE BOOM FOR MORRISON What FI Newspaper Says About Recent Developments WASHINGTON CITY Dec Star states the antiCleveland Democrats seriously think of throwing David B Hill over as a presidential candidate and uniting upon Morrison of Illinois It is urged by those back of the Morrison movement that though their favorite is quite sis much of a tariff reformer as Cleveland there is nothing of the Mug wump about him and therefore Demo crats can be assured of places under a Democratic administration Those Who Will Hack Morrison The Star adds that it possesses informa tion going to shovr that Morrison will have at his back iu the national conven tion not only all the antiHill delegates from the west but the vast majority of those who would prefer Cleveland were lie to hail from Indiana Ohio or Illinois and not from New York Will Investigate the Consulates WASHINGTON CITV Dec on information from the treasury depart ment to the effect that irregularities were suspected in the consular authentication of Canadian goods imported into the United States during the past twelve months the secretary of recently de termined upon a thorough investigation of the United States consular service in the Dominion of Canada Inviting the Sister WASiuxtiTox CITY Dec letter wao received Saturday from George R Dvis director general of the Columbian exposition by the preit1nt which in be half of the WorMs iair iomussiou re questid him to appviil certain officers of e army anil to the ofSdutli and Central America and 5Tedco their duty being to carry to those countries formal letters of invitaj tiou to the fair from the president direct to the chief executives of said countries asking them to participate in the eiposij tion as it is especially desired that they should be adequately represented j Coming Marrlajre 01 Mllilred WASHntGTON CITV fe much interested in the wedding at Chief Justice Fullers pretty daughter Mildred to Mr tVallace of Tacoma next week It is said the groom hag selected Col Thomas P Ochiltree for his best man Mr Wallace is about 30 years of age and has made hia fortune of a million or more in real estate in what U now the new state of Washington Afew years ago he went out to Tacoma with nothing beyond his brains and energy Anarchism Is a Back Xumber WASHIXGTOX CITT Dec Jo hann Most lectured on Communistic An archism at Loohboehlers beer garden Saturday night but to a very slim audi ence He hud only thirtythree auditors and several of them were anything but Anarchists One ot his hearers waa so unAnarchistic that he interrupted Moat several times abusing him and his ideas roundly Only Eighteen Senators Present WASHINGTONCITY Dec senators with the vice president assem bled at noon Saturday in the senate cham ber The chaplain prayed and then on motion of Hoar the senate adjourned The programme previously arranged had been carried out and the senate which had refused to take the usual holiday recess adjourned without tranacting bus iness l MiU Proctor In m Runaway jWASHiXBTOS CITT Dec wife of Proctor and his two sons were from sleigh Saturday while the horses attached to it were running ajvay Mrs Proctor and her sons were not hurt but the driver was badly injured about the chest and was also knocked senseless The sleigh was demolished WILL RETURN THE ELGIN MARBLES LIFE BUSHED OUT Fatal Accident at the Bridge at Shoals GSE HAS KILLED POUB WOUHDED d to Send Those Monuments of Attic Art Back to Athena LONDON Dec Thfi announced in ten tion of the government to submit to parliament the question of returning the Elgin marbles to the Parthenon where thiiy belong is received with general satis faction public opinion entirely agreeing with the article in The Nineteenth tup pointing out the injustice of retain ing these of ancient Greek art The marbles are confessedly deteriorating in the climate of London with its smok3 and fog The Works Showing Wear Although the delicate work of the Athenian sculptor of 2000 years ago is in a well protected situation it is showing suf ficient wear to indicate that before many years it could no longer claim to be 1m mortal Undoubtedly ope of the uienv orable events of the year will be return to Athens iu a British war Teasel of the splendid monuments of Attic art which have so long been absent from the genial skies of their birth SPECIMEN OF INDIAN JUSTICE They Shoot a Man Full of Holes for Beck lessly Wounding B Squaw KiXGFisuKr O T Dec On Christ mas evening while George Sherwood William Pond and James AVilsoii were celebrating the day with whisky and guns on the Cheyenne reservation southwest of here they ran across a band of Indians Sherwood drew his revolver and began shooting in the air but one bullet went low and struck a squaw in the breast and it is thought mortally wounded her The Indians at once gave chase and caught the cowboys They took Sherwood and tied him to a tree and shot him to They then set the others free and told them to leave the country and never come back or they would be treated 1he same vay Shervroods body was left where it was at Work In Ohio CANTOX O Dec The WhiteCaps have commenced to send out their notices in the region of Nashville A fanner named John Kaylor found one written in blood and containing a cut of a coffin nnd crossbones tucked up on his premises warning him to stop drinking and cease abusing his wife and fjiniily A bundle of switches lay near the notice Kaylor is a hard drinker and it is said outrageously abuses his wife when drunk He has taken a gun and left for parts unknown The NortoiiBlrrlaall Sensation CHICAGO Dec J H Norton who has to defend a suit for which Mrs Birdsalls husband will prosecute said Sat urday that the prank he and Mrs Birdsall played was just as she explained it that he has never been unduly intimate with tbe young wife and their relations were merely friendly Birdsall on the contra ry says he will press the suit as well as that for divorce He has left his wife giving her all the furniture of his home Ulscorery of Tin in Texan SAN ANTONIO Tex Dec Louis Giraud a prominent civil engineer ar rived iu this city Saturday with specimens from the new tin discovery which has recent ly been made onthe Colorado riverin Uano county 100 miles northwest of here deposit covers large extent Mr Girand brings the here to be sampled He says new discoveries are being made daily ami sixty deposits have already been located The Hallway Strike in Scotland GLASGOW Dec The allege that among the men now being employed by the railway companies are many vic tims of colorblindness who were former ly discharged because of their deficiency in this The Society of Amalga mated Engineers has donated 000 to the strike fund The employes of the North western railway have resolved to give tjuli a days pay every week to aid the Ftrikers Iiletl on the imcK MASON CITV la Dec The second attempt 10 wreck the westbound Milwau kee pjisnenger train was made Friday night As the itraiu was about half way be twee Rudd and Floyd Crossing running at the rate of thirty miles an hour it plunged into a pie of tieaod atones piled upon the track I he engine was somewhat dim aged but no further injury was dccc The Meeting of NEW YiuiKr Dec iy The Journal of Fi nance announces that the date for meeting of the railway presidents to com ltethe organization of the new associa tion has bven changed from Jan 6 to 5 and that the placu of meeting has also been changed from Chicago to the Windsor hotel in New York city Mrs Maekajs Latei LONDON Dec 29 Mrs John W Mackay has paid 3350000 for San ford house quite a handsome price for the property She is now buisy removing her art treasures frcia Ler Paris house and they will he placed In the LrOndon mansion as socn asthe nec essary change and repairs have been com The Chicago board of education has re fused to grant i pention that the Bible be read in the public schools ia anage meaaaringft foot in dream ttrtnce has been found in SUrke Flo AfUlupt to It Lu Cllllcn Into Xauou Act Killing a Tough Long in the Pulpit Newi SHOALS Ind Dec a gang at Ohio and Mississippi railway bridgemen engaged In the reconstruction of the bridge over river here Sunday an accident occurred which cost the life of one workman and serioiisly Injured four A traveling derrick had been loaded with two iron girders weighing 38 000 pounds each and the car bearing them was in position on the bridge ready to lower them into position when a hook anapped under the immense weight and allowed one of the heavy girders to full It first struck the top of a pier then fell against a stationary traveler of great weight pn the bridge causing it to topple and fall without warning to he worknieq below of the Cufurtunjttea The casualties were as follows Theo dore Wiseman aged 45 crushed to death almost every bone being broken Isaac Little entangled in the ropes and thrown over he train receiving internal injuries Lewis Long leg and one arm broken may recover Joseph Sue n bystander knocked into the river head injured P W Jacki son one arm broken and badly bruised Wiseman leaves a wife and two children in moderate circumstances nt North Vernon THE GREEN GOODS GAME p Indiana 9faa Who Couldnt 4noeii to Play LxPoBTK Ind Dec the mid dle of November Fred C Dahne a young German spinner of this town received a letter from W C Milton 83 James street New York laying before him a green goods scheme requesting him if he replied to the letter to write to Jasper F Weldon Alton X H who would give additional information Dahne did as directed and received as a sample of the money the one half of a tl bill with the offer to furnish him tSOOOworth of the counterfeit for in legal tender He did not reply to thg communication and in a short time he received Another letter from Vf C Milton dated 102 West Fortyninth street New York Still ti the This letter said that the establishment had burned down but that everything had been saved and the writer was still ready to negotiate He told Duhae to go to Philadelphia andchange cars for Bound Brook N J and nojify him by telegraph what hotel he stopper at also he was to telegraph when he left Iji Porte Ship goods today Some one would meet him at Bound Brook where the exchange of money would be made but under no cir cumstances was he to write Milton Dahne at this point abandoned tho matter and his experience has just been made known MEETING OF CHINESE MASONS Tbe aryntlc Celestial llrrthren to Gather at tho State Capital ISDIAXAPOLIS Dec 29 Fiee mansons from all parts of Indiana and na tional officers from Sam Francisco are in the city to attend the state convention Mang Du chief master and bishop D Thomas presidingelder and Ah Hee secretary all of San Francis co are here Delegates are present from Vincennes Terre Haute Seymour and New Albany Many candidates for de grees are expected D Thomas Chee Kung one of the officers an intelli gent Chinaman says that aa erroneous impression has been created by certain re ports that Masonry is antagonistic to Chi nese Christianity Like All Other He says Chinese Masonry is identical with Freemasonry the world over that adherents help one another relieve the sick and distressed and are in return able to obtain help in any countay He says that he too is a Christian but that for practical good to Chinamen Masonry has an advantage over Christianity in that it is universallyrecognized while the Chi nnmuri who embraces Christianity in this country is almost forced to jtfive it up when he back home but he can adhere to Masonry and practice its tenets with impunity there as here HIS GOOD ACT APPROVED Car Driver Seeleyn Shot Bid the Earth of a Had Man ISDiASAPOLlsDec Hundreds of peo ple visited morgue Saturday to look upon the licUm of Car Driver Seeleya shot Saturday afternoon he was identi fied as Alexander Cronin a Louisville crook whose parents reside in St Louis He has served one term in the Kentucky penitentiary and two terms in this state lot highway robbery Seeley appeared in court Saturday anil all charges against him were dismissed As his revolver waa handed oack to him Police Superintendent Travis told him that ho had done a good act and to do it again under similar cir cumstances Tim Sullivan was arrested Saturday as Cronins accomplice in the at tempted i failed to iden tfy him d the Balldinjp of a Iload BKAZII Ind Dec The Indiana Midland Railway company through iis president Harry Crawford has tiled a complaint before Judge McGregor in the Clay circuit court asking a temporary re straining order enjoining the Fort Wayne Terre Haute and Socthern Railroad com pany from using as a roadbed tbe aban doned grade of the old ISorth and South road The restriction was granted and the case get for trial Jan T Xotice was duly served hence a temporary delay will re sult Uculli of a Parke County Veteran TEBRE HAUTE Ind Dec James Dinwiddie treasurer of Parke county died Saturday He entered the army when bat 14 years of age and was serving his sec ond term as treasurer There are marriage ties and friendly And the ties which business makes There are solemn ties and merry ties And the ties in betting stakes There are builders ties and railroad ties Which an actor can recall But the HCLS CAY ties we advertise Are the prettiest ties of all DEWENTER The Hatter and Furnisher 20 PER CENT OFF FOR CASH Special Cah Sale of Qvercoatp an HARRY G TUCKER The Pearl Street Tailor dollars of tue capita stocu wincli is 030 has already Iwen subscript The noise made by escaping fitrai the Hartford City Glass companys big well is plainly heard In Hartford City distant six miles ABBREVIATED TELEGRAMS The famous stallion Smuggler 1 i died ut Hornellsville N V Saturday It is stated that a Snu Francisco jihysi oian has discovered a genuine remedy for cuncer J W Uarm Cos beut wood worka at Columbus O burned Sunday TOSS insurance The secretary ot agriculture has ordered tlio inspection of all cnttle from Canada imported into this country also all sheep aod swine The Southern Pacigc has ratiltsd the plan of railway combination recently adopted by the presidents at Pierpont Morgans residence in New York The total number of vessels lost tin great lakes lust season was 55 aggregate tonnage 15tBU financial loss Sixteen of the vessels were steamers George Adams a welltodo farmer of Cnion Wis who has been missing two days was found by his son under a hay stack Friday night He was nearly dead arid was insane Mrs Julia Higbse living near Brandeu burg Ky is charged with poisoning three oE her children her homicidal mania dating from the time she lost first child by natural causes The stable of the late August Bcloiout sold at his farm near Babylon L I Saturday Potomac who won itx owner was bought by Michael Dwyer for he also got Haceland for The steamer Slmngbi was destroyed by fire near Woohoo China last week and tlie crew composed of several European officers and sixty native deckhands be sides about 140 passengers all Chinese were lost Gen Jumes Hughes Stokes died at New Sork city Saturday night He served with distinction in the Creek war and war of the rebellion being commander of the Chicago Board of Trade battery in the lat t3r unpleasantness Mr Lewis an employe of a Chicago sjwing machine company tramped foe tbree hours through the principal streets of that city Saturday arrayed in a skirt an overcoat and a silk hat and carry ing i ban ner advertising his flrm Election hst In May last Capt William Thomas of CHoucester Mass rescued two French fishermen who had been adrift four days in a dory and were nearly dead He has jjst received from the French government valuable mrrine glass in recognition ot liis service It is asserted at Detroit that Maoli iae Italian who dangerously wounded Re porter Crimmins in that city recently is a tKimber of the Mafla and that the managing editor of a Detroit daily has a lutter in which he is warned to cease call ing Italians dagos a term ho is fond of vising After Forty Yernrn Scrrice SALEM lad Dec William McCoy of Xew Philadelphia preached his farewell sermon at tbe Mill Creek Bap tbit Sunday after a continuous of fortyseven years His rw iKnation was offered thirty dayg ago and accepted Saturday There wac a crowd Sin attendance people coming from all over tbe country An interesting of the work of the church was pre pared and read by the retiring pastur 2tew Koteo A stock company has been organized in Paiton Ills to levelop ralunble coal lands near Terre Thirty thousand Terrible Accident In LOSDOX Dec The ice broke Satur diay on the River Avon at Portobello bridge Warwick There were thousands of skaters on the surface at the time A panic followed and there was a rush for the shores Scores of persons broke through and were rescued with difficulty Many disappeared under the ice and tlrowned It is feared that thirty or forty were drowned as a large number are missing The latest reports state that seventeen bodies have been recovered timong them several women uicida oj W B Henderaom WHEELING W Va Dec Yesterday W R Henderson who traveled for McKim McKim blank book manufacturers ot Cleveland was found dead in his room at the Windsor hotel this city where he had committed suicide Henderson had een on a spree and vreutjrb his room abot t 1 oclock Friday night He recently lated from his wife His Ixxly will be iwnttoAnn Arlbor Mich where he has Natural Gma McKtESpoBT Pa Dec An explo sion of natural gas completely wrecked tihe residence of R Herkoltz and dan lieronsly injured Sirs Herkoltz Saturitay Tbe gaspipe in tbe cellar was leaking and an open door allowed it to reach a stove it ignited The woman was burned terribly about the face and bauds Her three children in tbe honse escaped unin Tlit W Krpeet WASHINGTON Crrr Dec are the weather tor boon from 8 p myesterday For Vmrtier fair weMher southerly For 3Urnf Michigan Ligiift tfnowv shifting lower temperature For HvliigM and Light snow in fair weather in watuu portion nearly WMterly winds odder for Pair noM WMtber except la aartiru wanner wwterir winds For BUnofeWarner weather westerly FZSONAL GOSSIP James Russell lxwcll hts a fine countrj house at Suuihboro Mass Willie SchaeflTer a Cincinnati bay U 7 years old and tins tu bettli at 196 pounds His brother Rotxrt is 14 nud wtigh4 pou nds Kepler the famous astronomer was the son of a poor innkeeper and though enjoying royal jxitronaireoftcn felt the pres sure of poverty M Rnulo the well known violin ist has boen appointed to succeed the Saintmi at the lloya of Music London Hon John Micks Lmtod Staus tcr to has presented H collection of antiquities from I hat country to university Wisconsin James Rogers who has tecu clerking for 18 a week in has been notified that be is the heir to an estate of tlWOOO am the title of Lord Dunvel Paul Daim wbnm Mayor Gram of New York has appointed a park commissioner ia the son of Mr Dana of The Sim a grad uate of 1 larvard and 1S years of age President Harrison goes out driving cjvery day for an hour or two yo pres ident with the possible exception of Grant was accustomed to handling the reins ax much as Harrison does Arthur Orion the British claimant alias Tichborne is now employed as 1 iu a big drinking saloon in Birmingham lie is paid a largo salary on account of bis facility in drawing custom lion Joseph Chamberlain was one of llw largest prize winners in the ncent chrya iintbemum show at Birmingham and orchids Mr Chnmlxrljiin maintained long established reputation Mr BlnJDO is n great student of Napoleoa Bonaparte Me lias in house in Wash ington a of excellent engravings and etchings of t he Corsica in the various titages of his meteoric career Jacob Seligman the Michigan million aire is one of tho smallest men physically in the country He ears diminutive physique has bad much to with his suc cess in lifs He is repovtcd tf John Bancroft u man who was a tramp eight years ago and who died recently In Portland Ore bequeathed all of bis prop rrty estimated nt 15000 to a woman SB Sacramento who once gave him a lodging and some good advice Sir John Millais eyesight which gave him a good deal of trouble and threatened to interferewith his painting bat Im proved has given himself ad vantage of very long rest and Lis gen eral health is excellent John G Otis the leader of the Alliance congressional delegation from U a graduate of Williams college and ot Har vard law school and lam native of Rat land Vt For be past twenty yean be been a millunan In Topeka Alexander the first Lord Ashburton who negotiated with Mr Webster the fa mous treaty which bean IfU name which settled amicably with the threat ening question of the noirjiwwtern bound ary of the United Stated WM a member of the Baring family Sixty years ago there were but mill ionaires in this country John Jacob As torand Stephen Whitney of New York Nicholas of Cincinnati Ste phen Girard of Philadelphia and William Gray of Boston There are now sn Bill ionairea in New York alone The costumes worn by Sara Berabamlt fn Cleopatra are said to thrown all Paris into ecstacies of delight These ova are really nothing than lnuli draperies held in place by and fatt ened by Karafceea and preehxu stoMa It ia 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