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Logansport Weekly Journal (Newspaper) - December 15, 1883, Logansport, Indiana A a it the week journal Lucile Jan 83 vol. 35.Logansport, Indiana december 15. 1883.�?12 pages. No. 50.extraordinry, the journal wishes to present to its readers and As Many others is choose to subscribe a Choice list of presents aggregating Over twelve Hunu Rej Sollors in a Altie. It is our purpose in giving Liis distribution to increase Tho subscription list of the journal and at the same time to give its patrons an Opportunity of securing a lot of valuable and useful articles a partial enumeration of which it presented in another column. To secure an interest in this distribution it is necessary to subscribe for the weekly journal for Cue year paying the regular Price of the same $1.50 in Advance. To those who Are in arrears for the journal this offer is Good Only upon the payment of All owe and one year in Advance. Any one of Good moral character can subscribe for the paper and have an equal Opportunity with others in securing one of these gifts. We sell the paper for $1.50 per year and you can take one of the tickets or not As Yon plea8e, do not sell the tickets. The distribution of these presents will take place saturday january 19,1884. Read advertisement in another column for particulars. His neck broken. John Kern of Harrison township thrown from his horse and instantly killed. The editor of the Kaufman Texas Sun is disposed to kick on the drawing of pensions by Union soldiers and comments on the matter As follows some two weeks since we Pum shed a list of parties living in Kaufman county who Are drawing pensions from the United states on the plea of disability or oui ids received or diseases contracted during service in the Felt feral army in the rebellion and made caustic criticisms in reference to the class of citizens pensioners generally Are. They did Good service for the Union and in gloried shooting Sonthi tii soldiers and burning Southern times and turning women and children out of doors to suffer from starvation and to . Tow they Are Doc Renit Ami unable to make an honest living and we should feed and clothe them. The great mass of i it pensioners however Are frat ids who Are As Souid of limb and body and health As we Are but who through false statements and misrepresentations Are Elsing out a mis Erable living by drawing a pension from the gov emment which every citizen of this government is taxed to pay. Southern soldiers who were wounded and who Are now unable to work get no pensions but must help support these Lazy Federal a Oldie a. Isah this enough to make every True Sfat Ketner hate the Federal pensioner John Kern a Young Man working on the farm of de. Whitfield in Harrison township while indulging in a horse race sunday afternoon was overtaken by an Accident which Cost him his life. A number of the Yonng men of the township had assembled when Willard Winn stated that he was the owner of a Colt that could outrun anything in the neighbourhood. Kern offered to race him and adjourning to the Road the steeds were started at Breakneck Speed Down the Highway. The horse upon which Kern was seated frenzied with excitement jumped a Fence along the and dashed through a Field. In attempting to jump a Small Stream the animal stumbled and threw its rider against a tree killing him instantly. Those who were witnessing the race hastened to his assistance but could do nothing to restore life to the reckless Young Man. He was carried to the nearest House and Coroner Fansler summoned. He found that death must have been almost instantaneous As the neck was broken. He returned a verdict in accordance with the above facts. Young Kern was 19 years of age and during his two years residence in Harri son township had established himself thoroughly in the Good graces of the people of that part of the county. The sad intelligence was telegraphed his parents at Huntington and the father came Down last evening to convey the remains of his son to that place where they will be interred to Day. Among country boys horse Racin r is considered the popular sunday amusement and this fatal Accident will doubtless have the effect of throwing a Damper on the practice. Logansport has them. Crawfordsville journal there Are in every Community Idle men and women who Are on the Alert for malicious gossip or tid bits of scandal. Such people Are lacking in intelligence. They never read and they have no theme of conversation but their neighbors and their neighbors affairs. Their comings and goings Are closely watched their most private business pried into it. The children of the family being Cross questioned if there Are no other available Means of getting the desired information. The Are read to to fit and Tibe stipend exacted from them to help dby our disabled soldiers for diseases and Wanda incurred while teaching them Saj Mission is to Small too Call Forth any great amount of suffering on part. The old feeling is not dead in the South it Only sleep eth. My. Tucker of Virginia who claims some intimacy with or. Carlisle and pretends to be familiar with his views says that Carlisle is not a free trader. This is in strange contrast with some declarations made by the present speaker a few months ago. Or. Tuci or says the interest of the democratic party is to make the Tariff produce sufficient Revenue to meet All the expenses of the Gove Reimt it. And if that object is accomplished in. Carlisle would favor the abolition of the internal Revenue system. This too is in strange opposition i to the free Trade principles of modern democracy As applied to the Tariff system. According to this policy a e would have free tobacco and free whisky. The re Moval of the Revenue tax from tobacco would perhaps be desirable to the m v Jority of the Southern states an ire whisky would be an advantage to a Fevo monopolists in Kentucky and \ Iriri iia. But As the expenses of the government must be derived from some source it is better to tax these lox tries than other necessities. Or. Butler has already introduced a Bill to abolish the internal Revenue but there is Little danger of its passing the Senate. Senator Fate has of late been advocating a plan for the appointment of delegates to the Republican National convention that bases the representation of the several states on the vote cast for Republican presidential electors in 1880. The plan seems to be a feasible one and had it been presented a Little earlier would no doubt be adopted. A on this basis of representation the Republican states have a much stronger voice in the selection of a candidate than the democratic states that would have nol Power to elect the candidates they would chose. A Rte a. Fleto Hek the superintendent of the insane Asylum has appointed or. Sarah Stockton As physician in the female department of the Hospital. This proper recognition of the claims of women to be treated by one of their sex and the Experiment in this Dement of the Asylum will undoubtedly prove a Success. Those paying their subs Cri ii Tion to the postmaster will be entitled to the Logan a port weekly journal one year and to one hard in the e grand distribution of Itiat May be the Hil Bat Kre not in themselves wrong. It is an easy matter by a shrug of the shoulder a knowing look a whispered accusation to set the breath of slander afloat and ruin the lifelong happiness of innocent men and women. The injury thus inflicted is Irre parable. Particularly is this True if the victim be a woman. She May seek to live Down the but it will follow her where Ever she goes and whatever she does. There is no punishment severe enough for scandal mongers and Busy bodies. If they could be induced to attend strictly to their own affairs to be conscious of to Weir own i Cults and seek to overcome them or could find some profitable occupation Quot that would give them be is time to tattle and meddle the Community would be rid of one prolific source of trouble and bad feeling. Tipiere Are aggravated cases Liere one enforced to regret that the stocks and i Pillory have been abolished. A victim of the flames. Miss Jessie Stanley daughter of vim. F. A r. A a Well to do Farmer living two a s of Galveston met with a i to i Rifle misfortune saturday evening that May result fatally. She was preparing a Chicken for next Day s dinner and lighted a paper to singe it. She threw the burning paper on the floor and went on with her work. The fire from the paper caught her dress and in a moment she was enveloped in flames. Frightened almost out of her senses she ran to the pump and jumped into a tub of water standing Neir. Several members of the family being near ran to her Rescue and soon had the flare e 5 extinguished. Or. D. U. Loop of Galveston was summoned and an examination revealed that she had been horribly burned. Her right limb Back and Abdomen especially suffered and the agony endured by the Young lady is indescribable. She is 13 years of age. A Telephone message from Galveston last night stated that she was in a very critical condition and the indications were she would not survive. Officers elected. At the annual election of Logan chapter no. 2, held last evening the following officers were chosen to serve for the ensuing year High priest of. B. Sargent. King Geo. W. Bell. Scribe a. S. Mowdy. Captain of Host George Austin. Principal sojourner Schuyler c. St Rock. Royal Arch captains a. A. Stevens. Master 3d Vail a. S. Cassidy. Master 2d Vail George s. Nicol. Master 1st Vail a. H. Montfort. Treasurer a. C. Eversole. Secretary a. B. Richardson. Guard George c. Horn. The installation takes place on the second monday of january 1884. The Morton Monument. The committee appointed by the George h. Thomas Post of the grand army of the Republic at Indianapolis to arrange for the Public ceremonies on the occasion of unveiling the statue of the late senator Morton met the executive committee of the Morton monumental association at postmaster Wilmaa s room. Both committees decided that inasmuch As this was to be a state affair it would be More appropriate to place the same under the charge of the department commander of the grand army of the Republic. General j. R. Carnahan. It was decided to unveil the statue on tuesday january 15, the Twenty third anniversary of Morton s becoming governor of Indiana. The proceedings will take place in English s opera House which has been generously donated for that Purpo a. The committee resolved to invite the various g. A. B. Posts in the state As Well As All Milita companies and Veteran organizations to be present and participate in the ceremonies. There will be a Street Parade at 1 o clock p. M. And the ceremonies will take place at 2 p. M. Colonel r. A Thompson will deliver the address. The committee on invitation Are governor a. G. Porter senator Benj. Harrison and d. W. Voorhees Hon. Joseph e. Mcdonald sex governor Conrad Baker sex govenor t. A. Hendricks Hon. W. H. English Hon. S. J. Peelle and Hon. W. R. Myers. The death of George Whitcomb. The examination made by Coroner fans Ler into the circumstances of the death of George Whitcomb the Man found dead on the Charco Heap sunday morning fails to substantiate the theory that the deceased was murdered. The Coroner states that although the head of the dead Man was burned and badly disfigured his Skull was sound and there was no indication that any individual other than the was responsible for his taking off. There Are a number of people living in the Region of the Lime Kiln however. Who contend that Whitcomb was the victim of an old enemy and who will agree to nothing else. One gentleman who testified before the Coroner s jury stated that he knew certain individuals living in the neighbourhood who had reason to put Whitcomb out of the world and who would not male to do it. When impress 9 Kutni ctr a it. It is pro ble that the unfortunate Man was the victim of is own carelessness and that the grounds for starting the Rumor of foul play Are not Well taken. The opera festival. Or. Percy h. Neff of Cincinnati was in the City yesterday in the interest of the opera festival in that City commencing monday. February 11, and to continue two weeks. The College of music of Cincinnati managers of the grand opera festival have i it it sued an extra festival edition of the courier which is a monthly publication of the College devoted to music and literature. This extra edition contains besides a crowd of interesting musical news a Lar e amount of information about the festival. It has a list of the great singers the chops. Orchestra the full programmes of All the twelve grand operas to be performed descriptions of the operas the Price of tickets dates place of auction Nile of Senson tickets plat of the House Railroad rates anti much other information. This extra courier is distributed Gratis and May be obtained from Book and music , and the col Elt in of music Cincinnati. Ohio. Will give a Pound party. The ladies Aid society is badly in need of funds to carry on their work of Charity. During the last three years this organization has received no Money from outside sources Jive the animal allowance of i Limo from the Pratt find. When a Case of distress is brought to i Niblic notice the question asked is Quot win re s the Aid society Quot the truth is the to a iry of the society is empty the cold Weathi is upon us and unless some move is n. ,.ie to provide the ladies with the Nec equipments to carry on their work there will be great suffering among the poor during the present Winter. Tiie new City offices will be ready for occupancy soon and it is the intention of the ladies Aid society to give a Pound party. The Public will be invited and a Pound donation will be expected from every Man woman and child of moderate circumstances in the City. The Date of the Benefit will be announced later. _ county treasurer s statement the following is a statement of the condition of the county fund for the six months previous to december 1st balance in Treasury june 1, ltw3.$ 73,849 19 a receipts june 1, to nov. 30, 188j. 104,078 i inf in charge.�.$176,Iki? to county orders tune i to nov. 30, Isah Uulu nce in Trei Maury november 30, l�fi3. 7i700 total credits.$17 ,tk7 60 held for murder. Mcmann. The Rochester murderess sated in this City late last night. If you would have soft and Wiite hands Wash them in Oal Neal water. Another Way is let your Mother do the work. Ries Howard Mcmann the Rochester 1 who was shot by his wife several ago mention of which was made in per died at that place Friday. The d who fired the bullets that caused ath had become his wife Only three previous to the shooting. She was Ler Logansport character and a Sis de. Boyer. Of this City who is not it in to Fame Here. Her Bond was at $700 by judge Hess and imme by after securing bail she skipped try. The officers Are now making dons efforts to find the murderess iring her to Justice but up to this their search his proved unsuccessful. Was a member of one of the first lies in Rochester but years ago fell Grace and has been leading a Reck dissipated life. The judge who would e bail of a woman at $700, who had opted to murder her husband in cold ought to be presented with a Large Button. Mcmann was arrested in this City it night by marshal Eisert As she Rossing Over from Biddle s Island a female comi Anion. She at first id that she was the woman wanted at Ester but being taken into a Houie identified after which she made a Colp fission and went with the officer with of resisting. She has been twice married the name of her former husband being la staff. She has been in this City Ever the commission of her recent crime has made her Home with a lady living Mittie North Side. Word was telegraphed Chester and until the the arrival of thl cers from that place she will re behind the bars of the county jail rather repossessing in appearance about 35 years of age. Owing to the a Cess of the hour it was impossible to n interview with Tho prisoner last Ebing secure from fire and burglars Money papers and other valuables of state National Bank Are now ily secure from the ravages of fire and ill of the burglar. A new door twice and heavy As the former one now within to Nul i ref Ultra Toni Lii placed a $2,200 Safe weighing 10,000 pounds and constructed with All modern improvements. It was made by special order by the diebold Safe and Jock company of Canton Ohio and was purchased through their general agent or. J. W. Norris of Chicago. The outside door of the Safe is four and one half inches in thickness and the Chest three inches thus making the entire thickness seven inches. It is constructed of plates o welded Chrome steel and Iron held together by three fourth Inch screws of the same material placed not More than six inches apart and so arranged that no screw passes through More than two plates. Tiie screws which Are tempered Drill proof pasc from the inside plate outward and Are not visible from without. The door is Hung in a Crane hinge to enable it to swing into place Square and True. Around the door is a tenon and Groove to corre.?Pond with Tho door Tho grooves packed Witti Feli and so arranged the it when the door is closed by Means of a lever and part Ssuie bar the Safe is air tight. There is a continuous Bolt Frame around tiie outer Edge of the inner surf Rice of the door the Volt and bars heavily plated wit ii and Gold and guarded l a to o Cor i a nation Bronze Case Bank ii. The a bolts Are connected with the loclc.-, i it a thrown by Means of Patent Cut off welded steel and Iron spindles. The Chest is constructed in the same manner As the Safe. The Safe which is finished in Silver Bronze is beautifully ornamented and comes nearer being perfect in every detail than Ary similar construction Ever brought to the county. _ the new cantilever Bridge which is now nearly completed Over the Niagara River directly in front of the Falls will when done afford passengers going Over the Michigan Central As Fine a View of the Falls As can be obtained. This in connection with their through Palace sleepers and new dining cars will serve to retain for this company what they have gained already the Cream of the travel Between the East and the West. The attention of travellers who intend visiting new York is called to the through car on the Wabash leaving Here at 5 03 p. M. And arriving in new York at 10 p. M. Next evening. Boston passengers Are cared for in a sleep ing car leaving Here on the same Road at 4 07 a. M. And arriving at Boston the nest afternoon. The enjoyable feature of such a trip is that there is be anxiety regarding connections and no change of cars. Meals can be taken in the luxurious dining cars of either company and the traveler need not dread the warning cry of Quot All aboard Quot just As he has succeeded in getting irs Coffee Cool enough to drink. Robbed on the Bridge. Or. J. C. Boatman a gentleman living on the West Side while crossing the covered Bridge Over eel River late saturday night was assaulted and robbed of $40. The members of the Council Are beginning to realize that the contract entered into Between the City and Mccaffrey relative to the renting furnishing and equipping of the City offices is a very it happened that or. Longwell of the and Ogk document. The City fathers would Vertise crossed the Bridge Only a few like to have inside shutters placed in the moments before the robbery took place. Building and several other improvement hearing the Call of Quot police Quot to ran Back added which will have a tendency to make and under one of the Gas the rooms More presentable and comforts lights met two of the Indi Vid ble but the contract does not specify in urls who had undoubtedly been i what manner the rooms Are to be implicated in the affair. He attempted to with them but they had nothing to say. Or. Longwell a e a description of the men to policemen Sullivan and Murphy which resulted in the arrest of Young will Ray and Quot Cooney Quot Ebi Heizer. And equipped. There is also a misunderstanding and Wrangle concerning the vaults. The contract says that they shall be fire proof and Quot furnished and equipped Quot for the use of the City offices. Or. Mccaffrey says that the Van lira will be Quot fur they were brought before Justice Shaffrey wished and equipped Quot without shelving. Yesterday and both made . Young Ray confessed that he committed the robbery unassisted and afterwards divided the plunder with Ebi Heizer and John Harrington. He stated that while the majority of the members join Issue with him on this question. The contract is certainly an undefined mess of writing capable of being construed in almost any Light and the chances Are that $5 represented the sum total of the Money the City will have to rest Content with taken. Tho division of the spoils took whatever accommodations or. Mccaffrey place at the last Chance Saloon where desires to arrange. The rooms will in All Ray states he met Ebil Hizer and Harring probability be neat but not in any sense ton. Ray was bound Over. In the sum of of the word Rich or Gaudy. S500, default of which he was commit a Ted to jail. The other two were held on Fiji rules Lewis has again come to grief the charge of receiving stolen property and present is lodged behind the bars of their Bonds fixed at $100. County jail. He is charged with robbing Logansport has never be2n As nearly councilman Gleitz of .7. And his pros taken by thieves and Blackleg As pm a a Soju a non at Michigan City Are at present. Scarcely a night passes i first Clas. If he is not Able to produce Evi that complaint is not brought vindication. Gleitz Drew the to the ears of the police and it is of Quot a a state National Bank High time that open War be declared upon i j esterday and placed it in his Vest pocket the vicious classes. There Are several stepping outside the door of the Bank he gangs of thugs who make no attempt to accosted by Lewis who treated him disguise their villainy. And who take in the a a a Quot a a a dial manner and As Gleitz town almost every evening insulting and relieved him of his wealth. The out raging decency and Law. Re cog no Money was not missed Mitil Gleitz reached that they Are criminals and out. To eckers Saloon. He claims that they have organized and woe to the in Money from the protected citizens to alone and unarmed i tej together Dar a Falls into their clutches. There Are at i least Twenty five vandals in the City to Day breathing the air of Freedom who if they had their just deserts would be behind the prison Walls at Michigan City. A Start has now been made by the accused testified that he had not seen the councilman for several Days and that the statement that he Shook hands and talked with him on the Street is false. The mayor bound the prisoner Over to the circuit court and placed his unsafe for unprotected persons to appear non the streets after 11 o clock at night. Or. Chris bean got his thumb Hurt in the Mill yesterday handling Luin Ber. He thinks it will have to be amputated. Miss Lou and Rose Clouse spent sunday with miss Allie Thomas and mrs. Walker in Adamsboro. They report a Good time. Or. Olinger and wife of Mexico spent sunday at j. L. I ast Al w. A. Llan Nells and wife. Or. To cob his it Inrod Ficai a Illinois trip. Or. We. Scott is the it it a sch it it a Toache of Adams township. Or. Will White of jul in it port. Lurault ii flying visit to Hoovy a i t week. Some of the boy . It cold playing euchre in the Hai shed. Mrs Francos Havene r is again convalescent. Or. C. Kaney a loj Lii trip to Chicago. Suine linings iii to see n. W. Gray Tirik a Frank hav Enerd us e on his t in. L night fat of Jet , Chr racy a nuke. K. Arm str Rig preach a Sermon m. Bennett Wii Istle a tune. Vill place buy some potatoes. John Lux Send Clouse out some tobacco. Jack Lioi Nifon take a drink. Akk pm. Dec. A the police and they announce their Intel j Ond at to it. _ Tion of carrying the work Forward until i Abbie Rathaus tiled a complaint in the the City is relieve of the open handed circuit court yesterday asking that the lawlessness that has made it positively i matrimonial that binds her to John Rathaus be forever severed. Abbie was married in november 1882, and last july through her attorney or. Chapped of fluid of lib api debt Init for a if Oise we iii has not yet been acte 1 upon by the Enort. She is evidently in Earnest and to insure files a second complaint through the firm of Mcconnell. Magee amp Mccon Nell. She states that Rathaus is an habitual drunkard who has clubbed and driven her from Home and threatened to kill he should the Ever a Triune to his House. She a is to it in addition to the divorce the cot it i Paiit it r a in Ali Mon. i in iii s the Charles to la will he it to Clear himself of Tho charge of i. I Viii of Gatej i uni asian Gleitz of $73. I nov the gentleman from it Riss Ward we is not in a thoroughly Cote Litzou the afternoon he Iril d a is Money and the indications Are Fiat be it it. Lewis spent most of saturday noon in the Law office of Coulter a Quot Murison where he was having an Ai j i coition a ii i out for a Reward from Ike for bringing Dwight Wii Eaton to junk a. has deported h in to of a l a abiding citizen since return from the Penitentiary. It is doubt Fui a i iii will be Niue him. Pat Farrell took Toi it much tire water on Board sunday afternoon and oing into the West Side engine House sounded the Gong and called the horses out. Japes Mccaughey supposing a fire was raging somewhere in the City limits hastened Down stairs when he was assaulted by far Rell and a hand to hand fight ensued. Both were considerably bruised. A Wai rant was sworn out and Farrell was arrested and fined. He was also relieved of the papers in the Case of the state is George West were filed in the circuit court yesterday. It is thought that the Case will be called to trial sometime next week. The trial is one that will attract considerable attention and the verdict of the twelve Good men into whose hands the his position As a member of the fire de Case will be Given will be awaited with apartment. The report yesterday that or. Great interest. The defendant will be j Mcgaughey had the warrant sworn out for represented by Mcconnell Magee amp my i Farrell s arrest is not True. This step was Connell and the state by prosecutor taken by outside parties. Daniels. It is stated that d. D. Dykeman an item in the pharos of Friday even will assist in the prosecution. It is the in eng to the effect that an insurance agent Tention of the state s attorney to prose Ujj aug on the West Side has been very cute the Case for All there is in it and the a gentlemanly toward a respected Young defendant s attorneys will not leave a i by the City is a reflection on a num Stone unturned to Clear their client. Or. J Ber of gentlemen. If there is any truth Williams the Yonng editor who received in the statement the offender should the Bullet from West s revolver has so far j Fig named outright or the paper should recovered As to walk Over to his office but have the Good judgment to remain silent it will be some thine before he is restored to his usual health. Joshua Nelson who by been threshing Bethlehem township in has recent a Lieut in Edge a wholesale accusation which the Public is supposed to rightly retail benefits no one and casts suspicion on a number of innocent individuals. County superintendent fickle has made of Fulton county has mysteriously Dis arrangements by which patrons of the appeared. On Friday morning december Public schools can Exchange old books at 4th, he ate his breakfast As usual and the following places in Casa county from Liat time to has Sci been seen or a flannel is and one aids in Logansport heard of. It is supposed that he had some or. Re �., Loyal Center g. W. Bishop Money possibly �j500 or 700. He had a j a Hon Thomas and Davidson of d Deal of Woik it r d his pro j a. P. Walking. To to. , and Tobias longed no Fence is shrouded in mystery guard. Young ameriam

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