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The Indianapolis Journal (Newspaper) - October 04, 1883, Indianapolis, IndianaThe Indianapolis journal. Established 1823. When indications. weather followed by Ioctl Rains stationary or rising temperature just As we predicted. Put this in your pipe and smoke it. Yesterday a card appeared to Public craze stat ine that a special meeting of the state Board was called for the purpose of awarding certain exhibitors at our late state fair a Premium. This is the same old 7 anti 6, Aud we Brand it As a deception and wholly false. The when Speaks from the state Board records As there was no special meeting called during the state fair to consider or award any display or exhibit a Premium. In the first place there was no Premium offered on or the class of goods even mentioned in the Premium list on which a red rib Bon is claimed. Put this in your pipe and Smoko it. The party claiming a first Premium is not known or even named on the books the state Board of competing for a Premium and yet they would have the people of this Vicinity think they took first Premium. Put this in your pipe and smoke it. The when knows what they Are talking and would say if there should be one stray mortal who believes that such a Premium was awarded we refer that individual to the books of the state Board of agriculture. Seeing is believing. When the Peabody fund. Tie amounts distributed for educational purposes in the South. New York oct. 3.the trustees of the Peabody fund met to Day. The resignation of George Peabody Roussell was accepted and or. Samuel a. Greene of Boston was chosen in his place. General agent Curry submitted his annual report. It is stated that the work entrusted to hint had been progressing successfully in the past year. He had visited nearly All the Southern states and by request addressed the Legislatures of North Carolina Florida Alabama ten Nessee and Arkansas. Systematic agencies for creating and keeping in exercise a healthy sentiment on education will he needed for years to come. He thought much Aid had been received in the work from the superintendent of education and Fri a. Bureau of education at Wash ill ton. Under the Peculiar condition of the states which Are the sole beneficiaries of the fund Industrial schooling is a Neces sity. Frequent changes of school officers superintendents and others connected with administrative functions is pronounced extremely hurtful to the Progress of education and especially so when produced by political causes. Discrimination of races in the disbursement of the school funds is pronounced unwise and the confinement of the schools Revenue pro rata to to the race paying taxes is claimed to be a measure originating in narrow prejudice or one adopted in punishment for certain alleged political offences. Public education at Public Cost he says has its Best defense in the obligation to preserve the National life and a partition of revenues according to a race Standard repudiates the idea that Educa Tion is a common Burden for the general Good. The Peabody institutes for teachers five in All were very successful As was also one for coloured teachers and the work in general is Progress ing favourably. The following Are the amounts distributed in the several states the past year Alabama $5,775 Arkansas $4,050 Florida $2,025 Georgia $5,900 Louisiana $2,125 Mississippi $4,4c10 North Carolina $8,350 South Carolina. $4,225 Tennessee $12,600 Texas $13,600. Total $71,175. Re port adopted. Army recruits under age. Chicago oct. 3.judge Blodget in the United states District court to Day gave a decision of importance affecting enlistment in the United states army. Willard c. Deming enlisted in the army service and four Days after doing so deserted but was apprehended. He came into court on a writ of Hareas Corpus. The adjutant general made return that Deming being a Soldier he should be tried by court martial. The court decided that the enlistment of Deming was in the nature of a civil contract and being minor he could not be legally bound by such con tract such cases being specially provided for of which this was not one. The adjutant general suggested that the enlistment act of feb. 18, 1862, ordered that when enlisted a re Cruit swore lie was Twenty one years of age he could not set up his real age As a bar to punishment. The court held that act to be inoperative As it conflicted with the Muster act of 1872. The prisoner was discharged. Tie postage on foreign letters. New York oct. 3.postmaster Pierson says that from the fact that Over 500 letters were deposited in the Post office on tuesday for dispatch to foreign countries Eracli prepaid by a two cent stamp it would appear that a considerable portion of tie Public Are under an erroneous impression that the foreign As Well As the Domestic rate of letter postage has been reduced. This is not the Case. The postmaster adds the rate on letters to for eign countries of the Universal Post Union of which nearly All civilized nations Are members remains As heretofore five cents per half ounce. A new remedy for drunkards. Boston oct. 3.a Young lady bareheaded and very much excited rushed into the police station at Cambridge and reported that a woman was murdering her husband in Quinnus Block. The police found a healthy Good looking Young woman administering severe punishment to her Liege lord who had returned Home intoxicated. She had spanked him with various Kitchen utensils until both were exhausted. They were recently married and until to night had been Yery Happy. The yellow fever in Mexico. San Francisco. Oct. 3.a letter from or. Valedez at Mazatlan mex., states that be tween aug. 15 and sept. 16, 380 deaths were reported in that City from yellow fever. An other letter from the same place to a physician of this City says the fever is mov ing South that the presided of Concordia Rosario and Douala Ian were visited by the disease. Out of one battalion of 600 soldiers 150 had died. At the Date of writing the fever was abating for want of fresh material. Tun popular verdict is generally the right one part concerning l r. Bull s cough syrup the peo ple have Long since decided that it to the Best rough remedy Ever introduced. An exposition burned. Destruction of the b gilding and con tents at Pittsburg. The immense it Hildings and their thou Sands of exhibits of All kinds quickly reduced to ashes. A conflagration witnessed by one Hundred thousand people. The loss estimated at one million dollars theories As to tie cause of the fire the insurance of it Hildings. Pittsburg oct. The magnificent build Ings of the Pittsburg exposition society on the North Bank of the Allegheny River have been totally destroyed. The immense structures with their almost endless variety of exhibits illustrative of every Branch of Art science and mercantile Sedil which were yesterday visited by thousands of people and since the opening on sept. 6, by hundreds of thousands is now a mass of splintered and powdered embers and coiled and tangled Iron. Tie destruction was Complete and nothing but the site remains of the Home of specimens of brain and brawn in which the Pittsburg Era Felt so much Pride. The fire was first discovered at 2 Oclock this morning in the boiler room attached to machinery Hall at the South end of the building and before the watchman could give an alarm the flames had spread to Floral Hall machinery Hall and the main buildings and in less than ten minutes the buildings were on fire from end to end and when the fire department arrived on the grounds the flames were beyond control. Nothing was saved and the firemen turned their attention to saving adjacent property Many residences on South Avenue being in flanges. By hard work however they succeeded in saving All these with no More damage done than burning fences and cornices. The repeated alarms soon aroused almost the entire population of the two cities and it is estimated that not less than from 75,000 to 100,000 people witnessed the conflagration. The reflection of the flames illuminated the country for Miles around making possible the Reading of the finest newspaper print. In one hour from the Dis covery of the fire a Mere attenuated Skeleton of the once magnificent Structure was All that was left. The origin of the fire is still Uncertain. Numerous theories have been advanced but so far most of them have fallen to the ground. It is known to have started in the boiler House and May have been caused from a spark under the boiler or the accidental ignition of some contiguous sub stance from a Gas Jet left burning in the boiler House. The loss will probably resell so 000.000. Secretary Patterson places the value of the buildings destroyed at $150,000, tie insurance being $40,000. The exhibitors will sustain a loss of about boo too. An irreparable loss however was occasioned by the destruction of the relic department. The Cash value of the articles contained therein did not exceed Sio too but Many cannot be replaced. In the Annex was the arabian the first locomotive Ever run in the United states which was also destroyed. The great Western band lose a full set of splendid instruments. In the Safe was $6,000 Cash the receipts from yesterdays admissions and levys Gold Cor net. The Safe has been taken from the ruins but the contents have not yet been examined. The attendance at the exposition yester Dav was the largest of any previous Day in its history. The admissions Day and even ing were 27,000, and tie crowd last night was so great that the building was packed to its utmost capacity. Had the conflagration occurred last night at 9 Oclock considering tie rapidity with which tie flames spread the loss of life would have been appalling As it would have been almost impossible for the crowd to escape. Tie buildings which were destroyed were erected in 1875. The main building was 600 feet Long and 150 feet wide. Machinery Hall was 450 feet Long and 150 feet wide. The other buildings were Small. The Safe has just been opened and the con tents including $6,000 in Cash and levys Cornet were found in Good condition. The Cornet was somewhat discoloured but it is not thought the tone has been injured. Tie following is a list of insurance companies and their losses As far As can be ascertained on the building Niagara of new York Lyon of England Phoenix of England London and provincial London and liver Pool Pennsylvania of Philadelphia each $1,500 Norwich Union of England water town of new York trans Atlantic Queen Delaware Mutual of Kenton Allegheny and Birmingham each $1,000 farm Erst of new York and German american each $750 Connecticut $500 Ohio. $2,000 Orient $1,500, on boilers Sio too As Fol lows Louisville underwriters and Lanca Shire each $1,000 Mutual $1,050 guardian of England $1,300 traders of Chicago $1,200 Etna and United i remands of Phila Delphia each $1,500 lion shoo. Among the rumours current concerning the origin of the fire is one that it was caused by an explosion of benzine in the boiler room. The Story is to the effect that i prof. Warner the balloonist and his assistant Edward Williams were oiling the balloon in the boiler room when an explosion occurred from the careless handling of benzine which was being used As a dryer. The Only Evi Dence in support of this theory is the fact that a druggist named Neiley sold Warner three Gallons of benzine. If this should prove the True theory it would raise an inter Esting question on the payment of the insurance. Another theory is incendiary so. Considerable bad feeling has existed against the exposition society by parties who had lived in a boat House located near the exposition building which the society had re moved much against the will of the occupants. On exhibits it is impossible As yet to get a Complete list of companies. Every insurance company in the country had risks except the Teutonia merchants and manufacturers and Pennsylvania. They were As Fol lows Phoenix of Louisville underwriters citizens of new York and shoe and leather $1,500 Jetna and Pittsburg $5,000 boat menus of Pittsburg $4,700 Western $4,500 Peoples and artisans $3,500 London Assurance Northern and Humboldt. $3,000 each London and Lancashire United fire Indianapolis thursday morning october 4, 1883. Men trades Hamburg Bremen North German Ohio Allemania and German american $2,000 each Delaware Mutual London and provincial $1,250 each insurance company of North America Pennsyl Vania of Philadelphia Howard Franklin of Philadelphia Royal Germania of new Ark n. J. Norwich Girard Glenns Falls Union National Allegheny and Ben. Frank Lin is too each new Orleans $1,650 Hart Ford fire association of England Mercan tile of Cleveland Star City and citizens shoo each. The majority of exhibitors Are said not to have been insured. The following completes the insurance merchants Westchester commercial Union Imperial Union Connecticut City of London Clinton american Sun and i remands fund $2,500 Buffalo German $5,000 transatlantic $3,000 new Hampshire Roch Ester German shoe and leather citizens of new York British America and guard Ian $1,500 Niagara and Union of san Francisco $1,000 Security $850 mer chants $1,250 fire insurance association $5,000 grand total on Stock and building Sion too. At a meeting this evening the directors decided not to rebuild. There is a Strong feeling among business men How Ever in favor of rebuilding with Iron. Sev eral have already offered to contribute Liber ally. Washington neav3. Doubt As to whether the Legal tender Case Avail be argued next week. Washington oct. 3.there is still much doubt whether the Legal tender Case will be argued in the United states supreme court when it is reached on tuesday next. No briefs in the ease have yet been filed in the clerks office As the rules of the court re quire and nothing has been heard from counsel in reply to the usual notification. It is probable therefore when the Case is reached counsel will move that it be assigned for some future Day which May be agreed upon. The delay in bringing this question to adjudication seems to have been due in great part to the unwillingness or inability of general Butler to fix a Day for argument. Senator Edmunds made several attempts last term to have the Case definitely assigned but he was unable to report an agreement with the counsel on the other Side As to the Date of assignment and the court was not witling to arbitrarily appoint a Day and com Pel attendance. Land entries sustained. Washington oct. 3.ln deciding the land Case of Daniel Hayes is. Holton Parker and the Northern Pacific Railroad company the Secretary of the Interior holds that there can be but one legislative withdrawal under a map of a general route. Ashen therefore several trial lines treated As such by the company have been made before a general route is finally fixed and determined a withdrawal made under such trial lines will be regarded As an executive withdrawal. Entries made in Good Faith upon Odd sections before notice of withdrawal under such trial lines was received at the local office will to sustained and lands covered by such entries will be held to be excepted from the Grant. Tie Monument to Gar Flefil. Washington oct. 3.general Swaim says there is no truth in the published statement that the project of erecting a Monument to Garfield in Washington under the auspices of the society of the army of the Cumber land had been abandoned and the funds collected for that purpose used in erecting a Monument in Cleveland instead. The state ment probably arose from the fact that a Monument to Garfield is to be placed in Lake View cemetery near Cleveland in addition to the one to be erected in washing ton. Showing tie koreans Arnu tul. Washington oct. 3.the Corean embassy visited the Treasury department this morning and were presented to Secretary Folger after which they were shown through the building by Captain watch and a committee of chiefs of divisions. They visited the treasurers office and were shown through the vaults Cash room and redemption Bureau and were then taken to the Bureau of engraving and printing. Sanitary inspectors to be appointed. A Ashington oct. 3.surgeon-general Hamilton of the Marine Hospital service telegraphs to the collector at Yuma Arizona to appoint sanitary inspectors at that place and at Benson to inspect trains arriving from the South. This action was taken because of information received from the governor of Arizona that a Soldier at in Achaea in that territory had died of yellow fever recently. What shall be done with polygamy. Special to new York world. Arhat is to be done about the mormon question this session was asked of a gentle Man Here who has friends in prominent positions in Utah. Of course the Edmunds Law is acknowledged As a failure it is a failure undoubtedly was his response Aud i see but one Way out of the difficulty and that Way is a very simple one too. What is if legislate the present system of govern ment there out of existence and direct the president to appoint a provisional Legisla Ture each member to be subject to Confirma Tion by the Senate. Let that legislature make Laws and regulations that will pro Hibit and eliminate polygamy and enforce them and then bring the territory in As a state. Site stands there the single break in the line of states Between the Atlantic and Pacific a Barrier to Progress and it ought no longer to be permitted. Give them the utmost Freedom in regard to religion As we do everybody but no polygamy. Failure of a Boot and shoe House. Boston oct. 3.canterburg & Haskel Boot and shoe manufacturers have suspended. Liabilities about $190,000, of which $34,000 is accommodation endorsements on the paper of f. Shaw & Bros. Assets nominally about $220,000. Avith two years Extension the firm thinks it can pay the indebtedness in full. An investigating com Mittee of creditors was appointed. It is said the firm after the failure of Shaw & Bros., stated that they had a surplus of $70,000. The exhibit shows a surplus of Only $30,000. The lumber Market. Chicago oct. 3. Tie first annual meeting of tie lumber manufacturers association of the Northwest which includes practically All the wealthy and leading firms engaged in the Trade was held there to Day. It was adopted As the sense of the meeting that curtailment of log cutting should be made from a double stand Point namely that tie for ests cannot stand the present Drain and that the present production causes tie Market to become largely overstocked. Current foreign news. Germans in Russia charged with in citing anti jewish riots. Spanish irritation against France subsiding though they consider go Evys apology Insul Lucient. Reports that China is not making preparations for avar. The French blockaded in Madagascar state aided Irish emigration denounced the London Stock Market. Germans inciting trouble. Colonists in Russia charged with instigating anti Jewis i riots. Warsaw october 3. The police of this City accuse the German colonists of whom there Are a Large number Here of fomenting trouble Between the russians and poles and instigating Auti jewish riots. They allege that the numerous collisions Between rus sians and jews which have recently occurred Here have been directly traceable to the intrigues of German colonists and express themselves powerless to subdue the existing tendency to outbreak unless they can be authorized to make wholesale arrests of those suspected of making these disturbances. The German vice Consul Here denies that the German residents have in anyway been connected with the anti jewish try tables and says that that portion of Warsaw occupied by German colonists is by far tie most or Derly Quarter in tie City. The catholics of Lublin a province of russian Poland incensed by their treatment at the hands of tie Church dignitaries whose exaction have become unbearable Haat e declared their intention to renounce their allegiance to the greek Church of which the Czar is the visible head and have signified their wish to become protestants. They have petitioned Prince Bismarck to protect them against russian tyranny and oppression not Only such As they Areno subjected to but front the additional hardship and in Justice which their Alliance wit i the protest ant Church will bring upon them. France and Alfonso. The work accomplished by the minister of foreign affairs. London oct. 3.the to mess editorial says a government which cannot secure a courteous reception for a National guest can hardly be acquitted of weakness and in capacity even if it escape suspicion on the score of purity and Good will. During the Brief tenure of office of m. Challamel Lacour the French minister of foreign affairs he has irritated Germany ruffled the Good will of England and quarrelled with China. The Complete isolation to which he has reduced France has its natural result in the outbreak against King Alfonso. One spaniard satisfied. London oct. 3.a Paris correspondent of the times states that Marquis de la Vega de Armijo Spanish minister of foreign affairs in referring to the scene in Paris during the visit of Alfonso said the wrong then committed was so indefensible that he Felt sure that ample reparation would be tendered by the French government and he had advised the King not to hurry his departure. The mar quis also said we were determined to pre vent any internal difficulties occurring in France general conflagration on our account. A representative in Paris of one of the great Powers called on me especially to state that the Kings prudence and dignity under trying circumstances had rendered a service to the whole of Europe. The mar quis further said we Are perfectly Satis fied of the Good Faith of ferry. Irrigation subsiding. Madrid oct. 3.Alfonso and the Queen Rode to Day in the Park bei Retiro and were loudly cheered by great crowds along the drive. The irritation in political circles against France is somewhat diminishing but president or Evys apology to King al Fonso for tie conduct of the parisian popu lace is generally considered insufficient. Tie trouble in the Cabinet Paris oct. 3.lt is stated that the chamber of deputies will have to judge Between president Grevy and ferry and if the ministry carry the Day the president will Issue a message and re tire to private life. Some papers describe Deputy anti news arrest As an answer to the anti German cries of saturday. The French Cabinet. Paris oct 3.the ministers declare that general thi Baudin will not resign. Be Siegle says president Grevy has the same Confidence in the Cabinet As when it accepted office. The journal says tie health of Challamel Lacour. Foreign minister requires great care and he will rest from Public affairs before opening the Chambers but will be at Bis Post when the Chambers meet. Confusion in tie Cabinet. Paris oct. 3.it is stated that ferry yesterday resigned As prime minister. Grevy however refused to accept. Tie greatest confusion exists among the ministers and their supporters. The paix declares the ministry alone responsible for the failure of the visit of Alionso. A note from Germany. Paris oct 3.lt is rumoured that the Ger Man government has addressed an energetic note to France concerning the treatment in Paris of Alfonso. Tiie Toni tin matter. Assertion that China is making no serious preparations for War. Paris oct. 3.the Figaro asserts that Tricon French representative in China has telegraphed the government that no serious preparations for War Are being made in China. He says the idea of War with France is badly received in the Southern provinces and is repudiated by the Council of tie Empire. He says China could Muster Only 20,000 troops with european arms for service in Tonquin. The Figaro says it believes prime minister ferry is willing to neutralize Ali Northern provinces of Tonquin but will not cede them to China and has so instructed Tricon. It says also that ferry will in form Marquis Tseng the chinese ambassador in an interview to Day of the final Lim its of concessions France will make in the Tonquin matter. Signs of internal commotion in China. Hong Kong oct. 3. The natives of Canton Are quiet but communication Between the City and the foreign Concession is stopped As it is thought unsafe for Europe ans to traverse the City. Three English men of warfare expected in a few Days. Re ports from Many parts of the Empire state that the chinese Are dissatisfied with their rulers. Of Donnells statement. He especially denies that he was sent to murder Carey. London oct. 3. Odonnell the Slayer of Carey is said to have made a statement especially denying that he was sent to murder Carey. He says he and Carey were sitting together in the Cabin. Carey began to fasten a quarrel upon him when Odonnell remarked about a Rumor that Power by which name Carey shipped was Carey whereupon Carey and he started up each with a pistol drawn. O Donnell gripped car eyes Collar wit i his left band but being paralysed lost his grasp Carey then crushed him Down against the end of the Tabie and put Liis pistol in Odonnel s face. Odonnel grabbed the pistol and fired his own car eyes weapon falling on the floor six feet away. Carey ran partly stooping to pick it up when a Donnell fired again not deliberately but to save his life. According to o Donnells statement the Story of car eyes son that he took his fathers pistol from the boy after the shooting is untrue. He took it off tie floor. General foreign news. Shakespeare s remains cannot re disturbed for any purpose. Stratford upon Avon oct. 3.in August last. Or. Ingleby one of the life trustees of the Birthplace of Shakespeare and author of Shakespeare is Home proposed that the re Mains of Shakespeare should be exhumed in order to compare the poets Skull with the monumental bust in the Church As Well As set at rest the question of the correctness of Many conflicting portraits of the poet in existence. The proposition received the endorsement of Rev. G. Arbuthnot vicar of this place. Upon reference to the terms of be culture however it was ascertained that the remains could not be exhumed or Dis Turbed without the consent of tie mayor and officers of the City corporation. Tie mayor refused assent and the matter has now been finally settled by the City Council which passed a Resolution condemning any disturb Ance of Shakespeare is grave. Probably an Ohl Story. London oct. 3,prof. Nordenskjold re Ferring to the statement of Hans Hendrik the Eskimo that lieutenant Greely commander of the american Arctic expedition had been murdered by a mutinous Crew telegraphs that Hendrik was told that a Brave commander had been murdered which prof. Nordenskjold says is evidently an Eskimo exaggeration resembling a slander circulated As to the cause of Captain Halls death in 1871, dullness of tie Loudon Stock Market. London get. 3.the evening Standard in its financial article says stocks Are de pressed owing to rumours of failures on the Paris bourse and to political reports from France. The dullness increased when it transpired that the Secretary of the London and River plate Bank had absconded. It is estimated that he has defrauded the Bank to the extent of �40,000, which sum he lost in speculating on the Stock Exchange. State aided emigration denounced. Dublin oct. 3. At meeting in Loughrea county Galway yesterday the Bishop of Confert delivered a speech in which he dwelt at great length upon the fact that Mil Lions of catholics had been lost to the Cath Olic Faith in America and denounced in severe terms tie system of state aided Emi Gration. The French blockaded in Madagascar. London oct. 3.advices from Madagascar state that Marobio commander of the Hovas has offered rewards for the Slaughter of the Captain of any French Man of War which shall wreck or Burn any vessels. The same advices report the French garrisons at Tama stave and Mabunga virtually blockaded. The necessity for keeping or. Wilson. Paris oct. 3.the National declares that if to maintain Grevy As president of the re Public it is also necessary to keep his son in Law Wilson in the Palace Elysee it would without Chagrin see Henri Brisson president of the chamber of deputies be come president of France. Cable notes. It is affirmed that the commander of the French Fleet in Madagascar requests immediate reinforcements. To the diet the hungarian prime minister moved As a measure for the settlement of the Escutcheon question that tie present croatian inscription he retained and Hun Garian and bilingual inscriptions discontinued. A visit of veterans to Roll run. Washington oct. 3.officers of the first and other army corps met to night to perfect arrangements for a visit of veterans to the Battle Field of Bull run on the 15th Insl a number of Confederate officers were present. The latter have appointed a committee of five to assist in locating tie positions of the two armies. The Union and Confederate positions Are to be designated by flags of different colors. An irate father killed. Lincoln neb., oct. 3.at York this state a tragedy occurred last evening. The daughter of w. H. Armstrong married a Young Man named Gilmore against her fathers will. Her father threatened to shoot Gilmore on sight and was bound Over to keep the peace. Lie met Gilmore last evening and jumped into the Wagon when a brother of Gilmore shot him and he died in a few hours. A Jill delivery. Keokuk la., oct. 3.to-night, As Deputy marshal Young entered tie Lee county jail fort Madison one of the prisoners threw Pepper in his eyes and another knocked him senseless with a Slick of Wood. All the prisoners escaped. The sheriff was absent. Price five cents. State news and gossip. Tie Atkinson murder still a topic of Public interest. Large numbers of people who believe net Ting tie guilty person tie theory of a detective. No further developments in Trio Sli Clayville double tragedy. Jewelry robbery at Anderson Carroll county excited Over tie discovery of a notes. Indiana. Following up another Clew m the Atkinson murder Case special to the Indianapolis journal. Lafayette oct. 3.lt is no exaggeration to say that there is More interest to Day in the Ada Atkinson murder mystery than at any time since her mutilated remains were discovered by her sister just ten Days ago this evening. Clew after Clew has been advanced by detectives and traced in All its different details Only to be abandoned at last. The fizzle of the suspicion against old Man Potts is what was tenaciously predicted by Many notwithstanding the fact that alleged detectives claimed that the evidence was overwhelming against Potts. The latter is still in custody and this afternoon was examined by Coroner Hetzie of Benton county who came Here for that purpose and to make a few other investigations. The journal has already published All tie information that was elicited. There Are some additional damaging circumstance in the Case of the work hand Jake neiling that were first made Public this afternoon. Parties from Oxford were Here to consult As to a chemist and Micro Scopis usability to distinguish Between blood from a human being and blood from a Swine. It has leaked out that neiling was followed to the House of the woman Wiio does Liis washing and he carried a mysterious pack age which was found to be a bloody shirt. If the blood be human then indeed will neiling be most strongly suspicion de but it is said that Only a Day before the murder he Wes engaged in marking hogs and tie blood is thus accounted for. This matter is to be thoroughly investigated. It is said the Atkin son family do not suspect him although Large numbers of outsiders believe him guilty of the crime. A theory of the murder. Lafayette special. Your reporter Button holed the detective and got the theory of the ease. It is that tie prisoner went there to commit a robbery he tried to get the girl to Tell him where the Money was hidden she refused he tortured her by cutting her with his knife on the Back and hips. Just then Tom Ford came to the Fence and called the girl tried to answer he choked her with the handkerchief that was about her neck and which when the body was found was twisted so tight that it had to be Cut off. He Cut her Throat to destroy the Only witness of the crime. The guilty wretch then fled and the detectives claim to have tracked his footsteps out of the Back door and across the Fields. It is difficult to make people believe that Potts is guilty of tie horrible crime. The Man who first arrested him on the night of the murder said to the enquirer reporter that old Man Potts was innocent every indication pointing that Way. Latest is to the Shelbyville tragedy. Special to the Indianapolis journal. Shelbyville out. 3.tne new theory of the tragedy which occurred Here on sunday morning resulting in the death of miss Flora Garrett and Maggie Wells As advanced by a Columbus correspondent of tie Jour Nal to Day is very far from the facts As Given before the coroners inquest. There is no controversy or mystery As to the origin of the fire. Tie House was fired by an incendiary and the lira was first seen at the Southeast Corner of the Wood House. Tie labourer who works for William Bonfield on the Hill near by Testi fied that when he first saw the fire at the Southeast Corner of woodshed it was Only a few feet High. Kittie Wells testified that when she first discovered the fire it was at the Southeast Corner and that the stairway which led to the room up stairs had not burned away but was on fire and she was unable to reach the girls though she called to them. All the wit Nesses corroborate the fact that the fire originated in the Wood shed or at the Corner thereof and was the work of someone unknown. There had been no fire in the Kitchen stove since Friday afternoon at 3 Oclock. There was no evidence that mag Gie Wells carried a knife. The knife found in tie debris belonged to Madame Henry. Tie evidence was All to the effect that the inmates had not been drinking during the evening. Tie girls had no lamp in their room and no evidence was introduced tend ing to show that fact and no lamp was found in the ashes. Purdham and Ormelia Are no longer under arrest. A Crocodile Alligator or something. Special to the Indianapolis journal. Delphi oct. 3.great excitement prevails near Yeoman this county Over tie discovery of a monster saurian seen by several reliable parties this week in a Prairie swamp. It is said to resemble an Alligator is about twelve feet Long has four legs a Fiat Tail an covering which glances a Bullet like an Iron Clad. Rubbery of jewelry. Special to the Indianapolis journal. Anderson oct. 3.1. L. Mccloud came to this City from Detroit last saturday Ami registered at the Doxey House. He brought with him a Large Quantity of jewelry which he intended to auction off Here and was

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