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Logansport Weekly Journal (Newspaper) - February 17, 1883, Logansport, Indiana Cliscile 1144 Jin 8h�?� weekly j Ourn Al. Vol. 35.logansport, Indiana saturday february 17, 1883.-10 pages. No. 7. Both houses the l3gml�tnre last week Parsad Bills to punish the disclosure Telephone messages and in relation the qualifications Petit jurors. The Church Eagland has a annual income 120,000.000. Over ninety per cent the 30,00 arrests in Chicago last year were caused by whisky gambling Dens should be closed and the sunday liquor trafic stopped in this City. An All Day Jubilee waa held the other Day at Decatur ills.,Over 10 0 converts in the Harrison revival. One House the Maine legislature has voted to add cider to the prohibited test liquors in that state. If Boss Brown could run the legislature six months he would legislate every Republican in the state out office. It is charged that representatives British Are in Washington lobbying for a reduction Tariff duties. Ted Over Wendell Holmes is cred Ted with the saying t Aat Quot bad air whisky and irregular habits keep the doctors All the gambling houses in Boston were closed thursday night by order the police commis toners who say they intend to enforce the order permanently. Petitions signed by 70,000 voters and 90,000 woman have been presented in the Ohio legislature asking the submission a prohibition amendment to the Constitution. The Union league club new York has passed resolutions re Uester ing Congress to pass a Tariff Bill for the Protection Home Industry and avarice the suspension Silver Coin age. The committee the state Senate appointed to investigate the charges against South Bend Republican manufacturers bulldozing their employees backed out and thu i admitted the the charges Are false. Miss montague., the i Orebaugh Beauty confessed the witness stand the other Day that she owns a Saloon kept by a Man who lives with her but is not her husband and yet such creatures draw thousands to gape and wonder at and support their imprudent pretensions. The state medical society new York at its recent meeting by a Vole 105 to 99, approved the new code ethics under which allopathic physicians Are allowed to consult with any by anal fied practitioner. Verily e world is moving Onward and upward. Governor Bate in i message to the Tennessee legislature recommended that the state debt proper less War interest be paid in full at tie original interest and that the co Tia gent indebtedness b9 settled at 5 Centi the Dollar for principal Aud interest with interest at 3 per Cut. The state bar association Illinois recommends the jury commissioner system in Vogue in this state to the favourable consideration the Illinois legislature. This system has worked admirably in this county Aud seems to be approved throughout the state. The United Spates military have captured the notorious filibuster Captain Payne and his party while in Rou e to invade the India reservation tee Oklahoma District in Indian territory. The Caravau the would be land steamers consisted a Hundred loaded wagons. The a prisoners will be taken to fort Lieno. The Drivers the car in which the Assisi is lord Cavendish and under Secretary b Irke at d Jan Lait Sam Iner drove t end from tie scene the murder has made a full confession and Given a narrative the whole affair identifying three the guilty ones. A number men Are now in Tody charged with this great crime. It has been discovered that a very Irge amount Gold Coin recently minted in new Orleans is deficient in weight and will have to be rejoined. A Reasay shows that from $20,000 to Floo,000. Worth $10 the work several tim deficient the shortage in each Eoln being about 25 Centa. Anal vesti gallon will be made. Illinois has 1,685 lunatics in the four state asylums 1.985 in the county alms House and 1,917 under private treatment. A joint committee appointed by the last legislature recommends that these unfortunates be taken from the poor houses and maintained in the asylums at the expense the state additional dormitories Only being re qupied the following compilation the recent democratic Deal cations is made by the St. Louis Globe Democrat state alls Souri paid Back Cora 000 state Arkansas whitewashed. 2 k Okki state Tennessee. 4 h Ohio state Alabama. City Louisville. 200, Mio grand with fifteen democratic states yet to be heard from. Senator elect Man Bebson Nebraska is evidently in favor Civi service Reform. In his speech mad before the legislature after he was elected he said Quot i l believe there is something higher and nobler in the position a Serato Rof the United states than that being the simple medium through which the patronage this government shall be dispensed. That is a part the duty i it perhaps but i look upon it As the meanest part. I certainly do not desire that this High office should become a Mere broker shop for the distribution offices. I see something higher than that and i will set my aim remarks this Point were loudly applauded. The defeat Benator Windom teaches several valuable lessons to aspiring politicians among which the following by the Pioneer pres a a paper Friendly to . W. Is not the least. The press says Quot if . Windom had been Large Enon Irh to have let Dunnell alone instead Enta piously marking him for Slaughter because he feared in him a possible rival for the Senate lie Wium have walked Over the course without any difficulty. This was the initial and a the result proved the fatal Blunder . Windom s senatorial Campaign and it arose from that Lack to his political opponents which is the most serious defect in . Windom s political c Jarac a Bill has Bien introduced in the legislature providing for a convention to revise and Amend the state Punsti ution. Such a convention s old have Baen five six years ago. The Constitution needs amending As much As an ship could need caulking and pitch and the people the state could not make a better investment the Money such a convention will Cost them by shaping their Ganic Law to the Progress Aud demands the times. The time Aud Money spent the old process Patching the Constitution during the last six years would have far More than paid for a convention and have Given us a satisfactory Coastin Tiou. The legislature will Render great service to the people the state by pro Vidiri for a convention. The legislature up to this writing tuesday noon has t accomplished anything value to the people. The amendments killed in the Senate Are still held to be alive in the House and this plea other new amendments Are shut out. There has been considerable discussion the loan fund interest question and the Road Law but no definite action has be a taken Tuat suggests even probabilities those i subjects a vote in the Houe indicates that the election county superintendents by the people is favored by Thi t b a by but it is not at All certain that the Bill making Liat provision with others the subject will be passed. The Senate has posted a Bill reduce if the number justices the peace to two in a Towi ship acid t Iree in incorporated cities and it is quite probable that this till a ill pass the Houie. There is Little Hope set agent legislation regulating the liquor traffic but the b la Ite pre tentative Wiley provi Ling such legislation will be earnestly pressed by the friends Temperance Reform. This Oil provides a License tax j300 to the state and f2u0 additional to incorporated cities for Keavy Bonds to be Given by tie Saloon keeper for the prohibition All games in saloons for the removal All screens and other methods closing saloons from the Public gaze for the enforcement All existing Laws governing the traffic and not inconsistent with the above provisions and f it a heavy penalties for violations said provisions. It is a Short but stringent act regulating the Saloon traffic. It is fair to add that a number important and useful measures Are pending which May yet become the Law. News Brevi ties. Within two weeks twelve students have been expelled from to Ivoin College for a amp zing. The Massachusetts legislative committee will report in favor municipal suffrage for women. The Star route trial will be prolonged until june. Sex senator Dorsey is so much better As to be Able to be Cut. The damage to fruit and other Trees in Dewitt county Illinois by the storm it is estimated will aggregate $1,000,000. Sufficient funds have been secured to injure the completion the mexican National line from Laredo to the City Mexico. The president has approved the act to encourage the to Ding a world s Industrial and Cotton Centennial exposition in the year 1884. The dutch government will introduce in the chamber a Bill for the de monetization Twenty five million florins the Silver coinage. By a mistake the state official the Wisconsin Central Road Only paid a tax $17.681 last year s earnings when it should have remitted $62 444. Bishop Logue Donegal Ireland writes the distress is heartrending and that hungry thousands will no longer by Able to suppress the cry distress last week s business failures�?256�? though Twenty less than Lor the week ended eeb. 2, exceeded the record for the corresponding period in 1882 by 97. The valuable collection 40, volumes manuscripts owned by the late Earl Ashburnham have been offered for Sale to the British museum for i 160,000. George genies the German tramp who butchered baggage Man Coon Oliy at Bliss Fifeld Michigan last november was sentence at Adrian to imprison Mant for i e. In a speech at Edin Burg Trevelyan the Irish Secretary said the government was ready to Aid the. Irish members parliament in legitimate projects for Reform. A strange Saufl terrible Dii Ace had appeared among t a horses Arapahoe Indian Agency. The animals drop dead without any previous manifestation illness. Grau a Chicago Sharp shoot r publishes a Challenge in the Dubuque times to shoot . Carver Captain Bogardus from 50 to 100 shots for a Wager $1,100 to $5,000. John Barnes Morrow county n. C., who owned Twenty three acres Barren land has discovered a Gold mine it. He has sold a Small part his land for $143,<j00. Herman Havner a Jersey City no dry goods dealer was convicted receiving property Stoltie from a new York firm and was sentenced to eighteen months in the Penitentiary. At Paterson n. J., monday Catherine Voorhees and Annie d. Granger members the salvation army wife and daughter j. R. Voorhees were imprisoned for attempting to kill him. At Albuquerque n. M., thursday afternoon Milt Yarberry a noted desperado and the murderer four persons was hanged. The culprit maintained his innocence Aud died the Fren a Senate Ai opted m. Waddington s proposal that princes who attempt to Fuit Lier their pretensions be banished a ter trial in 8 it Ecial assizes by the Senate sitting As a High court. Col. Theodore Hyatt principal Chester military Academy at Media pa., was held for trial a charge brutally beating and confining Thad Deus Lowe a Cadet ton a Gas appear Atu j inventor that uitime. Glen Columbkill Ireland peasants who had applied to an Oil a dial Lor work to keep them from starving when advised by the latter to seek Means to emigrate said they worm prefer to die hunger rather than quit the coup try. A 8f i h Freeman ran away with Ani married John Jay s daughter who resides near Charlotte mich., against her father s wishes. Or. By met the couple Twenty minutes Afier the Cert Mony and shot the new made Bride Gih . S. Bartley Bird flt irm Erly Leader a band Highway robbers in St. Clair county. 111, met with a fearful Accident at new Orleans during Mardi gras and by strange Fate foil into the hands Sherif it ribbon St. Clair who went to see the carnival. In new York saturday morning James Dickson me Ueng a the Murphy Hill Bank was robbed a package containing 111,000. Later in the Day an unknown person entered the Baak threw the package in at the Ryoei bldg Teller s window called out Quot take Oare that Quot Imd ran out be fore he could be intercepted. Fated Cincinnati. An explosion wrecks three Story building. Seventeen persons buried alive in the debris. A bad condition affairs in the Eio Oded dist its. The floods. At Cincinnati. Cincinnati february 15�?the weather is very warm and Cloudy with too Ike ional Iru Shine. The River i fluctuating apparently declining but Ven slightly. It stands about >6 feet 3 inches. The flood in the Licking and other streams is not expected to swell the Stream Here. The Only important change in the situation this morning is the Transfer trains the Cincinnati Washington amp Baltimore Railroad from the Cincinnati Hamilton amp Dayton to its own track and making a Stock Yards station. This is three Milfs from the depot Aid can be read amp hed by omnibus which must run through water a portion the Way. That damage to the Cincinnati Hamilton amp Dayton lies within the City limits and is caused by the sudden Rise a Creek and branches by yesterday s Rai to the track is washed out and to Mdge at Cumminsville is in danger the trains the handle again changed their route this Ang starting from the Stock station and going thus by the anti Washington amp Baltimore to Loveland where their own reached. A Large Quantity but that Way to considerable Western mail was also Senj from the Stock Yard station to Columbus a my thence West. No mail has been sent a the River route Between Cincinati and Portsmouth since saturday Irist. Tae Cincinnati Hamilton amp Dayton has Anau ged to Send their trains from the Siock Yards station reaching their own track at Vinton place. They have been Able to repair the track Aud secure the Bridges so that they expect to leave tonight from their own dept but this is Uncertain unless the water a fall. None othe Telius receive Foi Vard freight but express companies carry such freight As is Oil a red. The service taxes heavily their transportation facilities owing to the Long haul. The River has Deen at sixty six feet two and a half Ine ies since 10 clock this morning. This shows no Rise since morning and gives Hope that there May be no further Rise. The work Relief goes with Energy. Not Only is the general committee represent ii g the chamber Commerce and common Council disbursing Aid with a Liberal hand but the masonic belief Oiga i a iou is doing a Fine work having Culle Ltd in volunteers to act As oars leu for their boats which have been received from Cleveland Sandusky and Toledo. They have established Relief stations in various parts the City. Besides this the women All the protestant Church ii Are collecting wedding and clothing find doing sewing for the Benefit the general Relief committee. All the Catholic churches have been Tarou open for sleeping places for tiili homeless it Erson i May be sen to the Jeneral committee. A mar i you Splete and systematic system Relief c uld hardly be devised Ai d the get Ai value its work is the thoroughness and promptness with which Aid is extended it. There in still a most Gratis it aug absence crime. It was expected that burglaries and Highway robberies would abound account the general unprotected state property in the flooded District and the darkness. The expectation has not realized however. There have been fewer arrests during the past live Days than at any similar time in a month and no reports crime have reached the police. Nearly everybody we amp is a fatigued look. This has been a season hard work and great anxiety to a Large portion the population the City. Hob Bible m4noled remains. The dead taken from the ruins Are horribly mangled. Louis Miller and his wife and two children Are still buried in the ruins but energetic Wrork is being done to Rescue them. Burns one the boys taken fro the ruins cannot Levoyer. The Mother la also dangerously injured. The remainder the inmates rescued Are More less Hurt. A More gloomy dispatch. A further Rise in the River four feet is Refior Ted from Pittsburg. The situation is appalling and growing More gloomy every hour. Fifty thousand people Are thrown out employment at d a Coal famine is impending. One third Newport ky., is submerged and persons Are homeless. Lawrenceburg is almost totally Dei troyed and Many citizens Are the verge starvation. The Grain House wrecked. The River stood 66 feet 2i inches till noon when it declined Inch. A special to the times Star from Mays vile says the River fell 6 inches during the night and is still falling the floors Finch s and Pearce amp Bro s Grain House gave Way this morning. The Houes Are a total wreck. They contained 3ii,000 bushels Grain. At Indianapolis. Indianapolis ind., february 15.�? the Telegraph operator at Jeff error Ville says they Are entirely surrounded by water Ever Street is under water and it is impossible to get anywhere without boats. The Nev Albany River is a till , with prospects for two Nore feet Rusty people Are Sufler Ilg terribly Aud Are i Tiu moving out to higher ground. The City i a Cumi stitely surrounded by water. The follow aug Telegram was received from the operator at this morning Quot the River Rose one and a Hali feet last night and still rising. Some houses have been swept away rom their foundations and a it Ltd taken from a few Brick House. N cuu i Iii s yet i sir it i. Pitt Ihu g pm. February 15�?the Monongahela and Allej Heny livers Coati due to Rise with Jet. Vet in the Mono Ngiela at 1 t clock this it cer noon and about one foot More in the Alleghany. The rain which had been falling since Early yesterday morning ceased this it morning and the weath a is now Clar. Dispatches from the headwaters report the weather still Rainy and Rivers rising steadily since last night which would indicate that there will be 25 feet Here l before the flood reaches the highest Point. No damage except a rom inundation is apprehension. Reports from other places. Frankfort ky., february 15.�?the River is falling but another Rise is expected. One thousand five Hundred people Are being fed and lodged. The loss is estimated at $200,000. Falmouth ky., february 15.�?the Licking is Vetill rising Aud will Rise All Day. Marietta february 15 a there was a heavy ran ail Day yes Kerdiy continuing til 7 clock this morning. Both the Muskin you Aud Ohio Are rising. They Rose three feet during the night. Kaiu is reported at Zines Ville and a flood equal to that last week is expected again. Cleveland o., a february 15.�?the masonic belief association telegraphed to Day their eager acceptance the tender the services the life Savin g Crew and apparatus stationed Here. Capt. Goodwin and Crew with lifeboats will Start this afternoon. A general meeting Cleveland masons will be held to Morrow evening to Raie a fund for the immedi Joe Relief their Brethren along the Ohio River. The Cuya hoga River Here is Rit ing and in places has already overflowed its Banks threatening to inundate the same District recently if a Oded. Dense fog and Light Rains this morning. Fated Cinclini Tiati. Cincinnati o., Gebru it try 15 a this morning the j eople in the Vicinity 60 Wilstach Street the Borden the inundated District in the Western part the City were startled by a loud explosion which broke All the Glass in the windows it a three Story Brick building occupied by four families numbering seventeen persons. It was found in ruins. The explosion was caused from tire Damp sewer Gas in the cellar and All the people were buried in the debris. A scene terror followed. It was supposed that the explosion was caused by the pressure the water in the sewer and the people thought other explosions would follow. Many left their houses in utmost alarm and fled Ali Only Clad to places safety. A fire alarm was turned in which added to the consternation and the lire Dew rement responded promptly. Finding no fire they began the work rescuing the unfortunate Yie Tims. This was slow work. The House was owned by Jacob Brown who with Hia wife two Sony and two Dang ten aided uie fir to floor. Of Ucer Mescke special policeman at 4 h and Vine streets known As Quot King occupied the front room the second floor with his wife. The Back part the same Story was occupied by William Miller wife and two children. The third floor was ice pied by William Hannon wife and two twin daughters 2 years old. Liy 5 a. Mall the occupants Hefti been taken cd. Of Lacer Macke and wife and the 2-year-old daughter . Mimer were dead John and Henry Brown and Robert b Jcak Mann a neighbor who was in the House at the Timi were badly injured and can hardly recover. Jacob Brown and wife were after several hours labor severely but not fatally Hurt. His daughters were taken out comparatively unhurt. Or. Miller is badly injured. A the rest his fail ily except the child named above escaped with Small injury. Hannon and family also escaped with slight injuries. The Brown boys and Rocak Mann m Ere building a raft and wanted lumber in the cellar. They went fit a it with a Candle when the Gas Damp exploded. The adjoining House was injured by the explosion. It Amhe let Wiig Liuz it . New York february 15 a Between 1 and 2 clock this morning a Young woman neatly and richly dressed but who was evidently very much under the influence lilt Igor Staggard along Mulberry Street. Her escort was a Young Man who seemed to be equally unsteady his feel. When the inebriated couple arrived to a Point just opposite the police Hoad quarters the woman fell Aud Lay in the sidewalk in utter helplessness. The Young Man with her after much trouble helped her up and the pair resumed their Stagg ring ramble. The Glare a lamplight fell the woman and revealed the face Blanche Douglass she who had gained such a notoriety in the Jennie Cramer Case. Blanche has late made her Headquarters in i the slums Houston Street and Haa j Eltera upon a course dissipation which will soon destroy ail Traoy amp her former Beauty. Principally Phi Sowal. If Detroit men Are michigander the commercial advertiser rises to ask whether it would be pre per to speak Detroit ladies As Mich geese. The Bev. I. H. Kolloch is in trouble again because he allowed his Sau Frau ii co Tabernacle to be used for a sunday evening sparring party. Near Sumner Ca tue a a waterspout covered the Railroad track with mud Cauin the derailing a freight train two engines and six cars being wrecked and a number cattle killed. Social circles in Hartford conn., Are excited Over a suit Lor divorce filed by j. Hart Welch the Only son a millionaire in the state Senate. Marital inside Lily is charged against . Or. Jane Smith has been awarded is ,ou0 in her suit against the Chicago was Light company for injuries received in an explosion at no 384 Wabi a Avenue live years ago caused by the negligence the defendant. During 1s82 there was consumed in the United slates 4 9o8,000 tons pig Iron against 4 982 00 tons in 1881. At the beginning the present year 417 furnaces were in Blai to while in 1882 was ushered in with 446 Furnaca working. In Tae United states during 1882 there was manufactured 4.623,s23 tons pig Iron Aud at the close the year 383, >55 tons remained unsold. The year s product exceed etl by 500,-000 tons the greatest out put any one year. Hamilton a item an English actor was playing in Ford s Washington theater lat week when a Telegraph messenger delivered at the stage do r a Cable dispatch to . Astey that he had Jast f Uleu heir to in . A Georgia couple waited Over four years for a go Oil Oppert Unity to Elope and just As it came the girl s father took the Young Man by the band and said speak up to i know she loves you Aud i d be tickled to to death to have you for a son in Law. Mrs. E. A. Jewett George town mass. Who celebrate i her 60th birthday recently went out last week the ice and coasted Down a teen Hill several times i it a double runner. She said Quot i like it As Well As Ever i did Aud never wondered that children liked Quot i belong Quot said Christine Nilsson to a St. Luis reporter Quot to tie old Luthern Church and i never leave my room to give a concert go the Stuge for aug opera without dropping Down my Knees and praying to old to help me in my Effort to please the people. It gives me strength and Confidence to successfully go i rough my miss Crocker daughter and Only child a san Francisco Man whose property is estimated at forty millions dollars is now visiting at washing ton with her parents. She is described As handsome Lively and Grade fail in the Ball room and is modest and devout in Church. No lady in this country perhaps none in the world a the prospective Beresa so Large a

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