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Logansport Journal (Newspaper) - October 18, 1890, Logansport, Indiana VOL XY LOGMSPORT INDIANA SATURDAY MORNING OCTOBER 18 1890 NO 253 LADIES You are cordially invited to look through our Great Stock of OUTSIDE WRAPS NERVY TBUOS AN OBOAXIZED OAJSO OF RpBBERS WORK A VILLAGE In the Buckeye State Robbing a Number of Houses DETECTED BLOWISU 1 SAFE A BATTLE ESSPES AXD Three Men are Killed The Plunder Only THE COUNTRYS PULSE Felt Through tlie Medium of K nun Ac Co THE HORROR StjleTtEe Handsomest FiU Perfect Prices the Lowest Of the BUSY BEE HIVE THE VERY LATEST Goods Arriving Daily Jewelry SUverwear Clocks Watches Spectacles and novelties All goods marked free by the best Engraver in the city the reliable place D A HAUK THE JEWELER And Optician 410 Broadway By Telegraph to the Journal Lima O Oct An organized gang of robbers made a raid on Ohio City twenty miles west of this city or the Chicago Erie railroad this morn ing They robbed a number of houses and abeut 3 oclock were detected in the act of blowing open the safe in P M Halls store The alarm was given the building was surroundea while the robbers were at work on the safe and preparations made for their cap ture In the meantime the robbers discovered that they had been de tected and when the posse closed in on them they opened flre on them This was the start of a fierce battle and for fully ten minutes a rapid exchange of shots was indulged in While the robbers guards held the posse in check others were busily engaged in drilling into the safe and while the battle was going on the safe was blown open and the contents extracted The robbers then retreated but not until one of their number whose remains have not been identified was killed and Chas Hover and Win Plaze who were mem bers of the posse were also killed and several wounded The posse grave chase but the robbers made their escape Hover and Plaze were business men in the town married and leave families Two of the robbers were identified as William Morehouse and Manville Kuhn two notorious and desperate characters for whom rewards are now standing for various crimes ranging from robbery to murder A posse is now in pursuit of them and every effort will be made to overtake them The robber se cured but 15 from Mr Halls safe Hall yesterday received from some real estate but luckily had de posited it in the bank A BLOODY ASSAULT A Barber a Fearfnl Wound With a Kazor By Telegraph to the Journal New York Oct G Dun Cos Weekly Review of trade will say In all directions the business outlook improves and the volume of trade so increases that notwithstanding the recent enormous increase of circula tion the money markets are growing stringent Exports have become very large and the domestic trade is such that exchanges outside of New York exceed last years by at least 15 per cent But while New York and Bos ton money markets are fairly supplied aad steady at S to 6 per cent the mar ket is tight at Chicago and stringent at Philadelphia St Louis notes an active market at 7 to S per cent i Milwaukee a close market at 7 and Savannah a tight market At Cleveland and Detroit the mar kets are easier at Denver a good de mand well supplied At Philadelphia the steadiness in pis is encouraging though bessemer is weak but all finished products are in strong demand The noteworthy fact at New York is the sales of Tenn essee iron Lucy or Ensly brand and strict No 1 Foundery at per ton Speculation in wheat has made further progress this week the price raising 1c on small sales The new taviff has caused an advance in prices of some kinds of goods which together with the rise resulting from partial failure of crops has moved up the general level of prices materially though less than one per cent on all commodities since October 2nd Business failures during the last seven days number for the United States 198 and for Canada 29 or a total of 215 last week and 197 the week preceding For corresponding week of last year the figures were 223 representing 182 in the United States and 41 in Canada SIX PERSONS NOW REPORT El TO HAVE LOST Streams of Water Thrown Into tlie Ruins all Day THE BRICK ELEVATOR STILL STANDS AS A MOTMET To the Bodies Still Buried in the Rnins STATE NEWS MRS HARRY ST CL4IR A Lady Honored al Vlle srhcney Pa We close our Store at 8 p m Excepting Saturday and Pan Handle pay day nights FITZGERALD FOLEY THE GROCERS 228 Market Street Telephone 1O5 YOU WILL DRIVE A R G A I N IN Underwear Neckwear Gloves and Hats DF WF NTFR THE HATTER W HPi IHIY AND FURNISHER By Telegraph to the Journal Albany V Y Oct bloody assault that narrowly escaped a fatal ending created intense excitement in East Albany last night Charles Har ris the victim an exstriker while passing the barbershop of John Loftus in company with James Wilson took occasion to stop and taunt Loftus for shaving a scab railroad man Tne two then passed on and were followed by the infuriated barber who seized Harris and drawing back his bead drew a keenedged razor across his throat As soon as possible Harris was rentoved to Dr Woods office where the hemorrhage was staunched and the wound closed with thirteen stitches The jugular vein had not been touched and the cut may not prove fatal Harris was conveyed to his home where he passed a fairly c6mfortable night Loftus was ar rested soon after the assault and locked up in the East Albany station house This morning he was ar raigned before Justice Aladen and held for the grand jury The trouble is understood to have been the out growth of the recent railroad strike The Garfield Sunk By Telegraph tothe Journal New York Oct half three oclock this afternoon the tug James A Garfield was run into off pier 3 East River by the tug Amos C Barstow The Garfield was cut in two and went to the bottom within a min ute or two after being struck There were nine men on board of her two of Lyons fireman and John Steele a ship drowned The others were rescued with great difficulty by the crews of the Barstow and other tugs whica came to their assistance The Barstow was badly damaged A Reception for tlie Count Br Telegraph to the Journal New Tork Oct reception in honor of the Count of Paris was given this evening by Alex S Webb al his residence Among the 300 guests present were General Sherman C M DePew General W L James of Phila delphia Cyrus W Field Fitz John Porter and General O OHoward By Telegraph to the Journal The Grand International Auxilliary to the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers held a public meeting in Allegheny today The meeting was held with a view to making known the objects and work of the organization The Grand Secretary Mrs Harry St Clair of Logansport Indiana gave a description of the advantage to be gained from membership in the or ganization The Grand President MrsW A Mur3oc of Chicago also made a speech John Brunton of Pueblo Colorado an engineer told what benefits had been derived from the Auxilliary in Denver The Secre tarv Mrs St Clair was given a fine gold watch Tonight tbe ladies will iniate some new members The Knights of the Footboard By Telegraph to the Journal Pittsburg Pa Oct recep tion in honor of the attend ing the 27th annual convention of the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers tendered them by the Pennsylvania Railroad department of the Young Mens Christian Association was large ly attenned Mr Robert Pitcairn General Agemt and Superintendent of the Pennsylvania Railroad presided Addresses were made by Superintend ent Pitcairn Grand Chief Engineer Arthur and several other prominent person A Jllllcr Meets a Horrible Death By Telegraph to the Journal Ashland Wis Oct Leindall a Norwegian employed in Bigelow mill at Wasbbuin and whose duty it was to keep refuse carried clear which carries refuse slabs and edgings to larger refuse burner met with a horrible death He was sub ject to fits and while on duty took a fit and fell into the carrier He was car ried into the burner and burned to a crisp before assistance could be ren dered A Dominie Five By Telegraph to tbe Journal New York Oct F Eddtr formerly a Presbyterian cler tryman was sentencee to five years in States prison by Recorder Smythe in general sessions court today for abductingthe fifteenyearold Mary McCann A State yrtsou Fire By Telegraph to the Journal Nashville Oct 6 p m fire was discovered in the priming room of the state prison and before the engines could reach the scene the fire was beyond control Loss Fully covered bv insurance An Old take Man Dead By Telegraph to tie Journal Chicago 111 Oct David C Dall one of the oldest lake men in Chicago died this morning after a lingering illness at the family resi dence 239 East Indiana street By Telegraph to the Journal Syracuse N Y Oct of water were thrown by the fire de partment onto the ruins of the Leland hotel today Large crowds of people gathered in West Fayette street and gazed at the smoking ruins Only a few frames of the outer walls remain standing but the brick elevator towers up from the wreck six stories high a toppling monument over where every body had come to believe at least two victims of the fire lay buried The Leland hotel clerks reported yester day afternoon that everybody had been accounted for and that Mary Doyle nad not been at the hotel Mary Paden the laundry girl was reported as killed by jumping This morning when the confusion of the records become somewhat righted it was found that both women were in the house and neither had since been heard from Their people live in this city and are anxiously inquiring for them If these two girls are in the ruins the total number of killed is six Miss Padden and Mary Sullivan both worked in the laundry and roomed together in No 218 on the fifth floor back They were awakened by the fire in their room and both dashed out into the hall That is the lat known of Mary Padden Miss Sullivan escaped uninjured It is sup posed that Miss Padden sank helpless in the smoke and that her body now lies in the ruins Mary Doyle who is the other person reported missing was a sister to Maggie Doyle who was badlv injured by jumping and by burning The housekeeper says that she was certainly in the hotel as noth ing has been heard from her since This morning for the first time since the fire the six girls from New York who were employed at the Leland but who escaped are able to clothe them selves sufficiently to appear in public They have been occupying a room at Congress hall and all their meals have been sent up to them They have been clothed by a relief committee The Ohio legislature By Telegraph to the Journal Columbus O Oct this afternoon the Republican members of the House held a caucus at which res olutions of a sensational nature were adopted breaking the Republican alliance with Campbell and declaring their intention to vote against any and every measure proposed by the Demo crats heieaf ter The compromise bill was read the second time in the house In the Senate this morning the orig inal Gaumer bill was reintroduced It provides tor the abolishment of the Cincinnati Board of Public Improve ments and the election of their suc cessors at the coming election The intention is to use this as a whip to drive bolting Democrats into line and compel the passage of the Compromise bill Interesting Bits of Information from Points in Indiana Indiana Syoaft INDIANAPOLIS Ind Oct Indiana Presbyterian Synod on Thais day appointed a committee to prepare a protest against opening the worlds fair on Sundays and other committees were chosen to wait oa Mr Mar tindale of tnis city and Mr Garver of Evansvllle Indianas commission ers in regard to the matter Eev A TRankin D D and Elder E R For Bjthe were elected trustees of the Han over College A resolution was adopted earnestly recommending the use of un fermented wine in the sacrament wher ever possible Also a resolution was adopted expressing sympathy with the work of the American Tract Society The committee on minis terial relief reported through chairman Eev S S Potter receipts from 131 churches and from the general board S5S25 The freedmeas committee reported through Rev F C Hood that 134 churches contributed S3 979 to this cause The committee on aid for colleges reported but one college in the State now receiving assistance Coates Female College in the Terrs Halite Presbytery OTlller at Home By Telegraph to the Journal Washington D C Oct torney General Miller has gone to Indiana to remain several days First Comptroller of the treasury Matthews leaves tomorrow for his home in Illinois Collector Erhardt of New York was at the treasury department todav and had conferences with Sec retary Windom and assistant Secre tary Spuulding in regard to the as sessment of duties under the new tariff law Escaped by a Clerical Error TEKRE HAUTE Ind Oct Terre Hante police authorities were as tonished to hear from Detroit that Wat son and Rice the notorious banko men under a twoyear sentence in the De troit house of correction for a job there had completed their terms the 8th of this month and left for parts unknown These men were wanted here for bunkoing Alexander McPheeters an aged and wealthy farmer of this county out of 32000 in this city in Sep tember ISSo Governor Hovey a short time ago issued a requisition on thfl Governor of Michigan for them the Terre Haute charge The requisition was mailed to the Detroit police a few days ago to be ready for the 2Sth of the month the date of the com pletion of their sentence according to the letter of Deputy Superintendent of Police BorgmanIt was a clerical error of the typewriter however as the Sth was meant The men left Detroit immediately upon their discharge for the East Watson and Rice are known all over the country and they quickly took advantage of the curious blunder Will Not Xeed tlie DiTOrce LEBANON Ind Oct 18 Budd who lived three miles started on horseback to this city ThnrsX dav morning to prevent his wife from for a divorce Before he ax rived here word reached him that she had made the application whereupon he dropped from his horse dead Helped to Lay Oat India INDIANAPOLIS Ind Oct IS Mrs Samuel H Patterson aged 85 died in Jeffersonviile Thursday She lired at Indianapolis when a girl and in 1821 when the city was laid out she carried the chain for one of the engineers Her husband built the first church in In dianapolis Campaign The Republican candidates will meet the people of the respective townships at times and places announc ed from time to time in tae Journal There will be no speaking in the cam paign sense of the word but some one will be present at each meetingto make a twenty minutes talk on the issues before the people Good music will be on hand and a good sociable meeting will be had Meetings will be held at Noble Township Center School House Tuesday evening Oct 21 Galveston Wednesday evening Oct 22 Center school House Washington Township Friary evening Oct 24 A Tlonuma Town Boomed By Teietraph to the Journal Helena Mont Oct es were received here this evening that Stevensville a town on the Bitter Root Valley branch is on fire and that the conflagration threatens to take the whole town with no means oa i hand to prevent total destruction Details not yet obtainable Capt Morrissey yesterday received a telephone message from Wabash to be on the lookout for a couple of boys who had run away from their homes in that city and had been traced as far I as Peru and were supposed to be heud i ing i i the direction of this city No 1 such boys have yet turned up in the city They will probably soon weary of their quest for Indians whose scalps they no doubt started fout to obtain ahd will be glad to return A neawmt Surprise Party A pleasant surprise wasperpetrated on Miss Emma Cohee at her residence on the South Side last evening Eie gant refreshments were served and the evening was agreeably spent with misic cards and dancing Those in attendance were MissesHessie Roach Kate Montfort Katie Farrel Lizzie Heble Mary Gallagher Alice Heble and Louie Murphy and Messrs John Dewenter Frank Kistler M F Ma honey Walter Farquer Albert Young George Moore J H Ropke and Bert Walter The Meeting The Hon Thorns B Reed of Maine Speaker of the lower House of Con gress will speak at the rink Monday afternoon at 3 oclock The following officers have been chosen H Chase RKCKPTIOS COMMITTEE Col ThosU Brlnghurst 1 i J McSbwl Wm Knglebreotr WU JohnC Sullivan i R Shroyer EXTEKTJUXMEST W HSnWer ;