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THE INDIANAPOLIS JOURNAL, SATURDAY, JULY 20, 1895.
mrc and second intermediate cylinders were broken, as before, and they mast be re placed by new ones. . ::ichl-an City Harbor Improvements. WASHINGTON. July 13. Lieut. Col. . J. Lydecker has made his annual report on liver and .harbor works on the western there of Lake Michigan. One of the most important works under . his direction Is the harbor at Michigan City. Ind.. where an Inner harbor Is being Improved for local commerce and an outer harbor for refuge cf general lake traffic. In the Inner harbor, a year ago, a channel thirteen feet deep had been obtained, but It has been reduced to eleven feet. This is not wholly due to deposits In the channel, but to the changed "water leTet in I-ike Michigan, which for List June was LOS feet lower than in June. Ii2i. For the outer harbor a pile pU r and a crib breakwater are being constructed, and the work has made satisfactory prog ress. It is ncaring completion. The 3few Battle Ship!. WASHINGTON. July 19. The decision of the Navy Department respecting the new battleships is expected very soon. A meet ing' of the Board of Bureau Chiefs will be held to-morrow, at which the reports of the naval . officers who have submitted their Views to the Secretary, together with the report of Chief Constructor. Hlehborn, will t considered. It Is stated at the department that nil the offlcers asked by Secretary Herbert to submit their views on the new ships, with the sin gle exception of Constructor Bowles, have reported In favor of the plan Indorsed by the bureau chiefs, as against the one pre- Eared by the Construction Bureau. The ureau chiefs' plan provides for high armor belt, the double storied turrets and 13-Inch guns. Refuses to Return Cuban. WASHINGTON. June 19. The Commls-eloner-general of Immigration has received a telegram from Immigration Commissioner Bethel, at Tampa, Fla., stating that the Plant Steamship Company has refused to return to Cuba the cigr makers brought over by that company, and recently ordered deported as contract laborers. The grounds of the refusal are not known here, but the officials say that no valid excuse can be given, as the warrants for the arrest and deportation. of Cubans were issued by the court before which they were tried. The casehas been laid before the Piant com pany's officials, at New York, and It is expected that they will see the uselessness of further opposition to the orders of. the court. Allen Jaqua Itemnlns. Special to the Indianapolis Journal. WASHINGTON, July 13. The remains of Allen Jaqua. the brother-in-law of the late, Isaac P. Gray, who did last night in this city, win be taken to h'.s former home, Union City, Ind., to-morrow afternoon, where the Interment will be made. There will be no funeral service In this city. The body will be accompanied by the widow and two daughters. Mrs. Harry Burt, of Chi cago, and her husband, and Mrs. Benjamin Walker, of this city, and her husband. Mr. Jaqua. at the time of his death, was an assistant chief of division of the Pension Ofllce. It will be remembered that about eight months ago Mr. Jaqua was paralyzed while at his desk. Hooslers at the Capital. Special to the Indianapolis Journal. WASHINGTON. July 13.-The following Indlanlans are registered at the hotels here to-night: t i Terre Haute C. S. Meek, Mr. and Mrs. S. Jackson. Indianapolis Mr. and Mrs. L. H. Harlon, lira. E. C. Thompson. 13. Thompson, Miss E. Ritchie. Fred Thompson. Meyer K. Fray son. Svanavnie-MM A. L. Kelsey, Miss F. Keteey. Madison Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Harper, Mias Genette Lewiss, Miss Ella Calloway. Shelbyville-Mks E. Alexander. MIgj M. Saddler. W. 11. Kirk. R. U. Morris. Pension Decision. WASHINGTON, July IS. Assistant Secre tary Reynolds, In a pension appeal case de cided to-day, holds that a claimant who filed his claim while a deserter had no status to apply, and that his pension could only date from the filing of another appli cation, subsequent to his discharge. The claimant !n this cae was Charles T. Gar rard, Sixth United States Cavalry, who de serted Oct 21. 1S65. and was granted an honorable discharge by special act of Con gress, Aug. 1, 1S02. Consular Fern Increasing. WASHINGTON. July 10. -Consular re turns show that the receipts from Invoice fees have largely increased during the last six months. In a few cases the fees for one quarter have equaled the receipts for the whole fiscal yeir 1KH. These returns are re garded as indicative of a revival of the busi ness and of increased Imports. They also Indicate that the consular establishment is likely lo be self-sustaining. General Xotes. Special to the Indianapolis Journal. WASHINGTON, July 19.-D. F. Madden was appointed postmaster to-day at White field. Martin county, vice J. C. Borders, resigned. Julian D. Hogate, editor of the Danville (Ind.) Republican, was in the city to-day N with his wife. He left this afternoon for Philadelphia. Consul-general Karct, at St. Petersburg, informs the State uepartment that a report is circulated there that it is proposed by the Russian Minister of Finance to re duce the freights on Russian railways for rccds going to America oy way of Ham burg. ALL MUST STOP WORK. Striking Michigan Miners Determined . to Gain Their Point. MARQUETTE, Mich.. July lfc-The I?h-pemlng-Negaunee striking miners stopped , all work on the streets at Ishpemlng to day and declared their intention of stopping labor of every description until the struggle with the operators Is ended. Samuel Hoar, operating the Star West mine on a con tract, himself a laboring man. was at the meeting at Union Park to-day and begged - the men to let hlra go on with his con tract. He declared that failure to keep his contract meant ruin to him. He offered to pay the rates asked by the men. after some debate, but they refused to allow him to work the mine, declaring that no mine would be permitted to work until all granted the rates demanded. A meeting of Ishpeming business men was held to-night and the strikers were ad dressed by merchants, who promised their hearty support in the struggle. Tim Hughes offered to pay $100 a day- out of his own pocket to help the men as long as they re main out, and others promised to pay sums In accordance with their means. The busi ness men carried a banner: "We, the busi ness men of Ishpemlng are in favor of thts movement and hope the men will suc ceed." Window Glass Workers Adjourn. PITTSBURG, July 13. Tho convention of the National Association of Window-glass Workers adjourned to-day. The only matter . of Importance considered to-day was the financial report. It was expected there would be a fight on this, but the Burns faction was overwhelmingly in control ani the motion to have tho books audited passed with scarcely a murmur. No resolution to amalgamate with other glass organiza tions was presented. Revolt of 3Iexlran Miners. CITY OF MEXICO. July 19. The miners employed at Cerrodclero. State of Mexico, to the lumber of between 1.500 and 2,000, yesterday rose In revolt against their em ployers, and, taking refuge in a neighboring town, fortified themselves, and are now de fying the authorities. The manager of the mine took flight, being In Imcmalatc danger Of assassination. Waves- of lO.OOO to lie Iitorcaed. LOWELL, Ma?3., July ID.-Nctlccs were posted in- all the cotton mills of the city this morning that a general Increase in wages will be made, beginning Aug. 5. The amount of the Increase is not stated. About ten thousand people are beneflte.J by the advance. The increase was decided on at a meeting of the manufacturers last evening. Changed Ills 311nl About I)Inc . CHICAGO, July 19. Allen Johns, said to be the son of a Philadelphia millionaire, drank an ounce of laudanum last night, but then decided he did not wish to die and gave himself up to the police. Johns tells a talc of youthful marriage and un happy domestic relations. lie says he thousht he could not stand the pressure, but after swallowing the poison changed his mind. He says he will remain in Chicago uitil he secures a divorce. WOLF GREEK TRAGEDY POST 3IORTE3I SHOWS THAT CLARA SHANKS WAS MURDERED. Sensational Divorce Cases at Frank fort, Kokomo and Muncle Bold At tempt to Bob Fortvllle Bank. Special to the Indianapolis Journal. BLOOMINGDALE. Ind.,' July 13.-A11 the Incidents and excitement attending the Clara Shanks murder or suicide at Wolf creek falls, ten miles northeast of here, on July 6, were renewed with added inter est yesterday, when the body was ex humed and a thorough medical examina tion made. Seven competent physicians were chosen from Parke and Fountain counties and secretly "summoned to meet at the old Zackmlre Cemetery, on the banks of Mill creek, yesterday noon, where the girl's body was laid to rest on July 9. They were Drs. Morris and Vancleave, of Rockvllle; Dr. Young, coroner, .of Coving ton: Dr. Fine, of Veedersburg; Dr. Mackey, Grange Corner; Dr. Williamson, of King man, and Dr. Capllnger, of Marshall. The coffin was taken up and removed to the woods near by, the examination being held under a large white walnut tree. It began at 1 o'clock and lasted until dark. After a brief consultation the following verdict was returned: "We find death to have been caused by violence; source unknown." During the examination the clerk noted that there was a lacerated condition of the left eye and a wound Just above It two inches long. There were wounds over the right eye, with much congested blood. On the left cheek were abrasions of the cuticle, five or six in number. The skull was found in a congested condition, with attending bruises. Extending downward the search found the larynx open and clear of any foreign substance. The lungs were also free. Other parts of the body which were examined were found to be In a normal condition. In order to get some clev to the alleged intimacy between Daniel Kellar and the girl, a careful examination by the physicians revealed the fact that the girl had no cause for shame and never had. This was a great surprise, in the face cf the attempt to blacken the dead girl's character, and the neighbors claim it is one of the strongest proofs of foul clay, for they say the only possible basis for a suicidal theory was that, the girl might have committed suicide in order to conceal some great shame. The examination yesterday, which was conducted as secretly as could be, was the result of the growing opinion that Clara Shanks was murdered and afterward thrown into the big pool at the foot of Wolf creek falls. Last Tuesday night a meeting of enraged and excited farmers of the Wolf creek valley met In the old schoolhouse east of Grange Corner and resolved upon this action. Again on Wednesday a secret meeting was held at one of the old log cabins, and it was de clared that Justice had not been done In former examinations, and that another must be held. It was then the coroner was petitioned and the other physicians sum moned. Clara Shanks was the eighteen-year-old daughter of Frederick Shanks, who lives one mile north of Grange Corner, on the county line, and as It now appears she was murdered on July 6. Daniel Kellar. a young married man, twenty-eight years old, llve3 Just across the road from the Shanks home. The Shanks family carried water from the Kellar place, and It was through this Intimate relationship that a quarrel began. On Saturday morning. July 6. Mrs. Daniel Kellar made the etartltng allegation that . her husband and Clara Shanks had been too Intimate. That same afternoon Clara, was missed from home, and the next morning, at 5 o'clock, her brother Daniel found her dead foody in the pool at Wolf creek falls, a half mile dis tant. The coroner returned a verdict of sui cide, but the citizens have never been sat isfied, -claiming that the scars and wounds about the head could never come from Jumping In the pool and drowning. The farmers In the district have been worked up to a fever heat, and now there Is more danger than ever that thev will take the law in their own hands. With last night's, verdict, which found the larynx and lungs free and ooen, they say it was impossible for the girl to have strangled in the pool of dirty water. The sentiment Is very strong against the Kellars. and they have not lived at home since the tragedy. No more romantic and mysterious place exists In all Parke or Fountain counties than Wolf creek valley. It was an old Indian haunt, named by the red man. with Indian relics and Indian graves scattered all along its rocky gorge. The hollow has been famous ever since 1S4. when a saw mill was built at the falls, the scene of this tragedy. Other lifeless bodies have been taken from this famous pool before that of Clara Shanks. Only a few rods away Colonei Budd made his famous rail during war times, captured a man named Alwood and hanged him to a sapling. A TANGLED ALLIANCE. Attorney Strnvrn'a Second Divorce Case Inside of a Month. Special to the Indianapolis Journal. FRANKFORT. Ind.. July ,10. John W. Strawn, a prominent young attorney of this city, to-day filed a complaint for di vorce from his wife, to whom he wag mar ried Just one month ago, three days after the Clinton Circuit Court had granted his first wife a divorce. Mrs. Strawn No. 1 had charged In her complaint undue Inti macy on the part of her husband with Mrs. Emma Cullty, an Indianapolis widow, now Mrs. Strawn. The first Intimation that the public had that Mr. Strawn and his first wife, were not congenial was June 17, when the divorce was granted. Mrs. Strawn. on a complaint prepared for her by her hus band as attorney. With her little daugh ter she went to the country to make her home with her parents. Strawn then rent ed his city house for himself, after turning It over to his first wife as alimony, and on June 20 he installed therein wife No. 2. Hardly had the attorney's second honey moon commenced until he was stricken with remorse, and he at once expressed hi9 regrets to his bride that they had been so heartless as to wrong the worthy wom an who had been his faithful wife for many years. Then came the fury, of a woman scorned, supplemented by the lawyer's re solve to seek legal separation from the In dianapolis woman and restore wife No. 1 to the home she had so reluctantly re linquished. Mrs. Strawn No. 1, who Is a most excellent woman, stands ready to forgive her erring husband, and, as soon as the courts will permit, Mr. Strawn and his first wife will be reunited. The attor ney does not attempt to excuse himself for allowing his Infatuation for the Indianapo lis woman to carry him to the extent It did. but shows an anxiety to now atone for his error. Attorney Strawn's standing in the community has-been the best, and for this reason his actions caused much com ment. A MLTE SIES Foil DIVORCE. Her Husband's 3Iother 11 eat Her with V it Ducket. Special, to the Indianapolis Journal. KOKOMO, Ind., July 19. Yesterday Mrs. Kate Gardner-Appleman applied for divorce from her husband, Leonard Applemarx of Lagrange, both the parties being deaf mutes. Roth are graduates of the State Institution for the Education of the Deaf and Dumb, and the marriage, a year ago, was the result of the attachment formed at school. The bride is a daughter of a well-known resident of Russiavllle. this county. The Applemans are quite wealthy, owning several hundred acres of valuable farm land In Lagrange county.. The young couple took up their residence with the groom's parents, where they lived until a few days ago, when Mrs. Appleman re turned to her parents here and sued for divorce. She makes no charges againxt her husband, except that he would not protect her against the alleged abuse and assaults of his mother, whom she accuses of fre quently beating her over the head with a bucket. Mrs. Appleman asks J3.0".k) alimony, JjiiO attorney fees and a restraining order preventing the defendant from disposing cf his property. It FA'. CLARKE'S WIFE DIVORCED. End of n Ministerial Scandal In 31uu cle Unptlst Church. Special to the Indianapolis Journal. MUNCIE. Ind.. July 19. Mrs. Georgia Clarke was this evening granted a divorce, custody of her three children, together with alimony, from the . Rev. Shearbourn S. Clarke.- late pastor of the First Baptist Church. The charges were cruel treat ment, neglect, coolness and failure to care for or sympathize with her. No defense was offered. They were married In Cairo, Mich., in 1838. and this js the nnale of tii,e sensation ciuse-l by gosslpers getting hold of the family Jars at Clarke's home while he was at theheadof one of Muncie's leading churches and foremost In all reforms la the city. Mrs. Clarke finally went to the newspapers and gave to the public the story of the treatment she had received. Clarke has transferred his church letter to Detroit. Mich., but has continued to use the church study here until ordered to vacate it yesterday. He will likely leave the city and his family will remain here. The verdict meets the approval of the masses here. VXD ERG IIOLN D WHITEWATER. The niver Relieved to 'lie Fartly Snbterrnncan. Special to the Indianapolis Journal. RICHMOND, Ind., July 19. The old Na tional bridge which spans the Whitewater river at this point, was begun In 1S33. In setting the piers great trouble was experi enced owing to quicksand. An effort was made to get below the treacherous forma tion and a very deep hole was dug, when the contractor discovered that the water, which he had much difficulty in pumping out, had found some means of escape and was no longer in the way. Robert Mllroy, afterward Major General Mllroy, was the civil engineer, and his attention was called to the disappearance of the water. He con cluded that the river had a subterranean channel and that a break in it had been made by the excavation. He ordered that no further attempt be made to reach a solid bottom. A floor of heavy oak was put In the hole and wool and wood plied on top. On this base was placed the foundation. Re cently interest in tho subterranean river has been reawakened by the fact that the river now does not seem to contain as much water as any of the branch streams which unite to form It. It is also said that at a point south of the city the water comes boiling up out of the bottom of the river at a great rate, greatly increasing the size of the stream. AX LX LIKELY STORY. RIar Four Said to Re Contemplating Datldlnir a Suspension Drtdge. Special to the Indianapolis Journal. MUNCIE, Ind.. July 19. Many jears ago. when the Bee-line railroad was constructed through Delaware county, great trouble was experienced four miles east of Muncie in a low, swampy tract of land, about five hundred yards wide. The ground was mucky and seemed to have no foundation. Pilings were driven down several hundred feet on top of each other, while logs, and, In some instances trees with the tops on, were dropped into the place, and they, too. went down with the hundreds of car loads of gravel and heavy stone, all disap pearing with no reward to the company for the trouble. Finally the bridge was made safe, and has since been used, but at times grows very dangerous. The big engines that have recently been placed on this di vision of the Big Four have had an effect on the bridge, and it is again causing trouble that will likely result In a long sus pension bridge being built over the danger spot. The strip of land Is about twenty miles long, reaching from the southeastern part of the county Into Blackford county, where the Panhandle road has trouble with the sink In keeping up a bridge. A 3IEAX TRICK. Woman Whose Spirit Was Used by Medium Tnrm Up Alive. Special to the Indianapolis Journal. MUNCIE, Ind.. July 19. Mrs. Rebecca Rogers, of Nlles, Mich., is vlsltlngsln Mun cle and Anderson, but In some Instances U experiencing trouble to establish her Iden tity with some, who believe her an Im postor. The reason for this is very peculiar, and is explained by the lady in the follow ing manner: She left here about ten years ago. and soon afterwards information reached Anderson to the effect that sno had died. Mrs. Rogers was not a spiritualist, but had many friends who were, boon erter her reported death Mrs. Rogers's spirit was announced at a seance In Anderson, and conversed freely with former friends. The "eDirif has continued to return at fre quent Intervals since, and was one of the best ever "worked by the mediums. Mrs. Rogers thinks the whole thing a huge Joke, but she gets rather a chilly shou'der from tho spiritualists, who are mystified at her presence In the body. BOLD IJ AMv RODDERS. Well-Organised Attempt at Fortvlllo That Failed. Special to the Indianapolis Journal. FORTVILLE, Ind.. July 19. An organized band cf robbers made an attempt to break Into the bank of this place, at an early hour this morning. They had ropes stretched and guards stationed to prevent interference. Several citizens were made to throw up their hands and retrace their steps homeward. An alarm was given, and matters got too warm for the robbers, who made their escape. Searching parties were sent after them, but without overtaking any of them. Anderson Property Golnsr Up. Special to the Indianapolis Journal. ANDERSON, Ind., July 19. The county Board of Review has been In session for mere than a. week adjusting the new rates for taxation. Iroperty. around the public square and on Main and Meridian streets has been raised fully one-third by the board. Hester Neelye's property has been raised from 3,000 to $15.GX): the Columbia Block from $25,000 to $33,000; Lieb Block from $16,000 to $18,000; Cox's Block frdm $6.6oO to $9,8T0; the Doxey House from $27, 000 to $33,950; Eagle Block from $12,000 to $11,800; Terhune's Block from $12,000 to 121, 000; Robinson & Lovett Block from $17,800 to $35,600; White House Block from $12,C00 to $19,(00. The rate ha? been con tinued on other property and In but few cases has there. been any objection offered to the advance. The board assessed the north, east and west sides of the square at $300 per front foot and the corner lots at $350 per front foot. The south side was placed at $325 per front 'Toot. Meridian street property, from Ninth to Eleventh street, was assessed at $125 to $250 per foot, and Main street was rated from $125 to $200, between Ninth ani Tenth. Connersvllle to Own Its Own PInnt. Special to the Indianapolis Journal. CONNERSVILLE. Ind., July 19.-Th Council of this city to-night concurred in a report of the special electric-light com mittee, showing the Western Electric Company's bid of $12,260 for construct ing a new municipal plant to be the low est received. The report recommends the immediate letting of a contract as soon as the building shall have been contracted for. As the contract with the present company for street lighting expires this month the city's proposed plan of munici pal lighting renders practically worthless the plant of this company. H. M. La Follette, B. C. Yeaton and several Indian apolis and Connersvllle capitalists are In terested to the extent of fiOO.ooo. and the report Is current on the street to-night that before the contract is finally let they will get an Injunction against the city. Lint of Shelby Connty Casualties. Special to the Indianapolis Journal. SHELBYVILLE, Ind.. July 19. Joseph Cooper, working in John McKane's saw mill, near Bengal, cut his right hand en tirely eff this morning. James Messlck, a wealthy farmer of Shelby township, was under a hay fork when It fell, and it took two men to pull it out of his back. Bert and Ernest Law were unloading hay to-day, when Ernest fainted under the hay. His brother, In uncovering him stuck the pitchfork In his side, Injuring him severely. Mrs. Maggie Reed was badly burned by a natural gas explosion In her cook stove this morning. She is minus hair, eyebrows, face and hand3. Mrs. James A. Howard stepped Into an open cellar door at her home, last night, and was badly Injured by the fall. Jones Chewrd u Prise-FIa;litera Ear. Special to the Indianapolis Journal. ELWOOD, Ind., July 13. Last night Dan 0Donald, the prize fighter, who has been making this city his headquarters for a leng time, engaged In a street fight with a man named Jones, who gave the prize fighter a trouncing In first-class style. O'Donnell came out of the fight with one ear badly chewed up. Jones doesn't pre tend to be a lighter. Anderson Courthouse on Fire. Special to the Indianapolis Journal. ANDERSON, Ind.. July 19.-During a se vere storm of wind in this city this after noon the fire pot of a tinner at work on the dome of the courthouse was upset and the live coals -were scattered In all directions. A half hour later'the courthouse roof was on fire. A coal had found a broken slate In the roof and the high wind fanned the ccal Into a blaze. Fortunately it was dis covered In time to prevent serious Injury. While the Janitor and a fireman were at work in the attic a second alarm was turned In and a blaze that was gaining headwayfn the window of the Circuit Court room waM then given attention. The time ly discovery saved the courthouse, as a high wind was prevailing at the time. Youngest Civil War Veteran. Special to the Indianapolis Journal. RICHMOND, Ind., July 10. The youngest veteran 'private soldier in the United States Is a resident of this city. He 13 E. E. Kess ler, electrician of the street railway. He was born June 10. 1S13, and enlisted In Com pany B, Sixty-eighth Ohio Volunteer In fantry, at Napoleon. O.. In September, 1S61, at the age of twelve. In June, 1865. at the age of sixteen, he was mustered out, hav ing served for three years and nine months as a private soldier. His claim to being the youngest private veteran remain unchal lenged. Some enlisted at an earlier age as drummer boys, but none carried a musket at an earlier age than Mr. Kessler. He de clared his age eighteen In order to get Into the service- . Paris Green In Farmer Illntfa Well. Special to the Indianapolis Journal. ANDERSON, Ind., July 19. An attempt was made yesterday to destroy the family of Harry Hlatt, four miles north of An derson. Three members of the family were taken violently ill, and It was feared that death would ensue before a physician could arrive, but fortunately all were brought through. Later In the day the dog, after drinking at the well, became violently 111, and a search of the well revealed the pres ence of more than a Quart of pans green. Mr. Hlatt is a well-to-do farmer, and is respected by all who know him. A detective Is working on the case. May Call State Health Board. Special to the Indianapolis Journal. ELWOOD, ihd.. July 19.-Cltlzens of El wood are aroused against the water com pany here tor turning Into its mains the foul water from an open reservoir which is said to have been the receptable for the past two years of all the drowned cats, rats and dogs in the city. The water Is un fit for domestic user So far neither the Council nor the local board of health have taken action In regard to the matter and unless they do so at once the State Board of Health will be asked to Investigate. Son of a Snlelde Attempts Ilia Life. Special to the Indianapolis Journal.' N SHELBYVILLE, Ind... July . 19. Samuel Rlchey, blacksmith, living at Smlthland, attempted to commit suicide this morning by hanging himself with a halter. Bert Hacker, a neighbor, happenec to enter the barn and cut him . down. Rlchey declares he will finish the Job He is the eon of Mrs. Abner Rlchey, who ten years ago, while laboring under Insanity, stood up be fore the family and completely disem boweled herself before any one could inter fere to prevent her. Big Money for Oil Stock. Special to the Indianapolis Journal. BLUFFTON. Ind., July 19. Besides James McCormick, of this city, who sold a quar ter Interest in the Northern Indiana Oil Company for $G0,000, three other of the stockholders sold a certain per cent, of their stock, making a total two-third sale for tho sum of $240,000. The new stockhold ers are from Olean, N. Y., and Tltusville. The company is one-of the largest in the Wells county oil fields. Severe Storm at Cravrfordsvllle. Special to the Indianapolis Journal. CR AWFORDSVILLE, ,Ind.t July 19.-A heavy rain . and windstorms passed over this place at 1 p. m.' to-day. Trees were blown down, the semaphore at the Van- dalia. and Monon crossing was blown down. a house unroofed antl.the mall wagon over turned. James Boots was shocked by Hght- ninf? at the Big Four depot and lies in a paralyzed condition.' Lightning also struck several houses. Loss of Children Made Him Inline. Special to the Indianapolis Journal. . LEBANON. Ind.. July 19. Within the past three years George W. Smith, a high ly respected citizen of this city and a vet eran of the late war, has. lost his entire family of children, two.boyia and two daugh ters, by consumption. This afternoon he was found lying prostrate across their graves with a loaded gun by his side. He became violently insane and threatens sui cide. , More Heirs of Lord Antrim. Special to the Indianapolis Journal. GREENSBURG, Ind., July 19. E. R. For syth, cashier of the. First National Bank, of this city, and Mrs. O., P, Robertson, wife of a farmer near Adams, are direct descendants of Lord Antrim and Joint heirs to his vast estate In Ireland, valued at $75,000,000. The baptismal name of Mr. For syth's father was Antrim, In honor of Lord Antrim. .'".V.? A Family of Elopers. Special to the Indianapolis Journal. JEFFERSON VI LLE, Ind., July 19. Miss Alice Howard, who eloped to, this city and married Robert Clem, belongs to a family cf elopers. Her father and mother eloped and were married and she has five married sisters, all of whom eloped to be married. Three of them were married in this city. They are members of a prominent and wealthy family of . Lexington, Ky. Flynn Caught in n Haymow. Special to the Indianapolis Journal. NOBLESVILLE, . Ind., July 19.-Wllllam Flynn, who shot John . Parker night be fore last, was found to-day secreted In a haymow and at once " placed under ar rest. He Is now in Jail. Susan Kerlgan, arrested as an accomplice, was released on tail. Parker shows signs of Improving and his recovery is now thought to be prob able. Saloon Keeper Will Quit., Special to the Indianapolis Journal. GREENCASTLE, Ind.. July 19.-As the result of the filing of1 cases against Joe Vancleve, a saloon keeper, running a "quart shop" near the Vandalla depot, he was fined under the provisions of the Nicholson law $42.50. Vancleve says he will now sur render his license and quit the liquor busi ness. Almost Fatal Case of Iltcconjrhs. Special to the Indianapolis Journal. BLUFFTOX. Ind., July 18.-Ellas Boyer, age sixty-five, living west of this city, has had the hiccoughs for nine days. The case Nwas checked to-day, but Is likely to com mence again, lie is in an exnaustea con dition, and, coupled with financial troubles and poor health, his recovery Is doubtful. Ended Her Life1 with n Razor. Special to the Indianapolis Journal. MUNCIE, Ind., July 19.-Mrs. Cassle Manor died last Wednesday at her home, east of Albany, from Injuries received from a razor In her own hand. The old lady has been ill for several years and her con tinued suffering Injured her mind. .Monon Section Hand Killed. Special to the Indianapolis Journal. RENSSELAER, Ind., July 19.-BenJarain Fisher, a section hand on the Monon, was run over by a freight train to-day, and both legs crushed. He died in a few hours. He was married, and leaves a family. Indiana Deaths. GREENSBURG. Ind., July 19. 'Squire Daniel Thorp, aged eighty-three, died this mornin? at Sandusky. He was 'one of tne early settlers of Decatur county, and had been a Justice of the peace of Clinton township for over forty years. LEBANON. Ind.. July 19. John C. Brown, a prominent farmer, sis miles west of this city, is dead. Mr. Brown was sixty-four years old. He lived on the farm where he resided at tho time of his death for over forty years. ELKHART. Ind.. July 19. Mrs. Henry Canls, aged sixty-five, one of Elkhart's most highly respected residents, died sud denly of heart disease while engaged about her household duties yesterday afternoon. FRANKFORT. Ind., July 13.-Henry Painter, aged seventy, died at his home ia this city to-day after an extended illness. Mr. Painter was a member of Tenth Regi ment, Indiana Volunteers. Indiana otcs. 'Squire Lyle, of Richmond, has married one thousand couples since 1S55. The organization of the Fayette County Fair Association has been completed. The heaviest and only. soaking rain that has fallen In Elkhart county since spring fell yesterday. Sewer gas exploded under the floor cf a barber shop owned by Batteral & Smith, in Muncie. The shock was so great that sev eral business blocks were shaken. One hun dred shaving mugs were broken, ani men ran from the shop covered with lather. The Uniform Rank. Knights of Pythias, of Lebanon, will erect a new armory. The new building will he the largest hall In Boone county, and will seat two thousand. A 10-per-cent. reduction of the assess ment of all land In Fayette county by the Board of Review i.as reduced the amount of taxable prope. ty JMjO.SGO, leaving the total now $7,457,613 James S. Bratton and Miss Fannie B. Hendricks, a young couple from Bratton, Ky., were quietly married In the parlors of the Grand Hotel in Connersvllle by Rev. T. A. Hall, of the Christian Church, yes terday. The couple eloped on account of parental objection. The American Tin-plate Company, yester day, started up six additional mills at El wood, making sixteen in all that will be operated hereafter. Three years ago, when the plant started. It was exactly one-fourth Its present capacity and employed 250 men. It now employs one thousind, and turns out 12.500 boxes of tin plate per week. Orders are coming in so rapidly that stock is shipped as fast as made to meet the heavy demand. CONFERENCE OP SILVERITES. Sontherners and Northerners Quarrel and then Agree. CHICAGO, July 19. The silver conven tion, at the Auditorium, to-day, was marked by a strong difference of opinion between the Southern and Northern representatives. At one time a spilt in the ranks seemed Imlnent over a desire of the Southern men to ignore the Bimetallic League. They maintained that the avowed purpose of the league was to assist the aspirations of their presidential candiate,, Joseph Sibley. The men from the South desired to conduct their work in their -section within the ranks of the Democratic party, and in the North to conduct ''the agitation on non partisan basis. Mr. Tucker, of Colorado, asserted that the trouble now In the West was "a growing belief that the silver wing was but the tail of the Democratic kite." Congressman Acklln, of Tennessee, healed the breach by the formulation of a compro mise resolution, providing that a subcom mittee of five be appointed to take charge of the distribution of literature, and that it be instructed to avoid any antagonism with any other national organization. Gen. A. J. Warner, the- president of the Bimetallic League, protested against any line of work that attempted to carry for ward tho silver agitation without being al lied to the league. He said it had done all the wark thus far, in the direction of agi tation; that it had spent much money, and stood before the people as a nonpartisan or ganization. The resolution was adopted. - The proposition to raise funds with which to carry on the work of silver evangeliza tion caused another row. President War ner, of the Bimetallic League, explained that the organization had been In the field some time and had expended a large sum of money in the interests of free silver, and should another organization be formed to carry on the same work It would be con sidered a direct slap at the older organiza tion. The Bimetallic League, he said, was regarded by the people at large as being non-partisan. This aroused Mr. Ralph Sny der, of West Virginia, who accused the League of being partisan and inclined to antagonize the existing parties. Chairman Godwin once more united the warring fac tions, and matters were finally adjusted by electing Mr. Miller permanent chairman. The delegates from the West and North say there will be another, meeting of the committee In February, when a sil ver party will be established. Before the meeting adjourned the Bimetallic League secured five of the seven membership on the executive committee of the national organization, which is made up as fol lows: Henry G. Millier, Chicago, chairman; Congressman Acklen, Tennessee, secretary; Gen. A. B. Warner.. Ohio; A. J. llucker. Colorado; G. S. Bowen, Illinois; United States Senator Blanchard, Louisiana; Anson Wolcott. Indiana. Members of the national committee were empowered to appoint chairmen for the counties and further or ganization of leagues. The proposed address to the people has not yet been prepared. Pinna of Ohio Sllrerlte. COLUMBUS. O., July 19. Allen W. Thur- man is out in an interview to-night, in which he gives an account of a free-silver conference held at his office this afternoon, at which he says all the congressional dis tricts of the State were represented. He reports they are enthusiastic, and that they have perfected plans to go to the Spring field convenlon and force a resolution through in acccordance with their views. He also eays the free-silver men propose to openly oppose Calvin S. Brice for the Sen ate, and have another candidate for the place. SLOOP PROBABLY WRECKED. Sixteen Pleasure Seekers, Supposed to Have Been Drowned. SANTA BARBARA, Cal., July 19.The sloop Restless Is reported lost off Santa Cruz Island with sixteen persons on board. Last Monday a party of young people left port for a pleasure trip to the islands on the Restless. The sloop started In the morn ing, and made very slow progress as- long as she was In sight, being plainly visible at 3 o'clock In the afternoon. A brisk breeze was blowing, and It was not known whether anything was the matter with the sloop at that time. The party was expected back two days ago, and last night friends of the party commenced to feel uneasy about her return. This morning Fred Forebush, port inspector, whose son is bn board, and Mr. Pratt started a searching party. This even ing the parents of the persons on board the Restless were at the wharf, anxiously wait ing for the return of the searchers, but no news coming compelled them to ' return home disappointed. The searching party was expected back this evening If the Rest less was found, but at 8:30 p. ra. there was no sign of either boat. Latest reports are that the Restless haa been wrecked. The names of the people who left on the,. Hamilton, F. Lamb, Flint, Forebush, Misses Metcalf, Harmon, Snell, Q. Dlel, M. Johnson, Sawyer, Miss Jennings, Mr. and Mrs. Porteus, George Sanders, and Ann, Arbor law student. All the parties were from Santa Barbara. The sloop Is in charge of Captain Burtls, assisted by Frank Cook. Movements of Steamers. NEW. YORK, July 19.-Arrived: Slcllla, from Stettin: Fuerst Bismarck and Phoeni cia, from Hamburg. QUEENSTOWN, July 19. Arrived: Lu cania, from New York. Hurricane In Michigan. ST. CLAIR, Mich.. July 19. A terrific storm of wind struck, here this afternoon with hurricane velocity. Several yachts are said to have been overturned In the river and two children were crushed under a fall ing chimney. They were the children of William Lee. The Hotel Cadillac was un roofed and the tower of the Court Hall was wrecked and the roof lifted off. Trees and chimneys have everywhere been blown down and telephone and telegraph wires prostrated. Heavy damage to property is reported at Courtwright, including the wrecking of two churches. Canadian Duty Raised. OTTAWA, Ont., July 19. The attention of the government here being drawn to a recent ruling of the Treasury Departmest increasing the rate of duty on Canadian dressed lumber, the Minister of Finance has given notice of a resolution raising the duty from 20 to 25 per cent.- on sawed boards, planks and deals, plain or dressed on one or both side, when Jointed or grooved and tongued. If, however, the United States government places these items on the free list as regards Canadian lum ber then such lumber imported from the United States into Canada will be admitted free of duty. SBBSSBBBSBBBBBBSBSMBBBBBBSBBSSSiSBBSSBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBSSSBkBBBB Obituary. DAYTON, O.. July 19. George Neder. editor and proprietor of the Dayton Volk's Zeltung, which he established here in l&tf, died to-day, aged sixty-seven years, leav ing a good estate. He was afflicted with carbuncles, caught cold a few days ago, erysipelas set in and caused death. LONDON. July 19. Lady LIsgar. widow of Baron Li3gar, who, as Sir John Young, was Governor General of Canada from 1S6S to 1S72, is dead. She was a daughter of the late Marchioness of Headfort. The National Union. ATLANTIC CITY. N. J.. July 19.-The third and last session of the National Union, a beneficial organization, organized under the laws of the State of Ohio, met to-day at the Hotel Rudolph, and after the transaction of some minor matters the following officers were elected: President. Franklin Falrman, Chicago; vice president, H. H. Calamlss, Atlanta; speaker, Frank Stoll, Chicago; secretary. J. W. Myers, Toledo: treasurer, Charles Evarts. Toledo; medical director, J. E. Schwartz. Michigan City, Ind. Highest of all in Leavening Power. Latest U.S. Gov't Report mm MOB AFTER HAGGARD ENGLAND'S NOVELIST FORCED TO TAKE REFl'GE- IV A HOTEL. Stones Thrown at Him and Ills Party While Making: an Election Tour In the East Norfolk District. LONDON, July 19. H. Rider Haggard, the author, who is standing in the Con servative interest for East Norfolk, has made his election tour In a four-horse drag and has been roughly treated, mud and stones being thrown In some cases. Near LTvdham, one of the party. Miss Hartcup, had her head cut by a flying missile. At Stalham the party was obliged to take refuge in a hotel, which was besieged. The police were dispatched to the rescue. From North Walsham, Norwich and Yarmouth, the situation of the party Increased In gravity, and at midnight the mounted police were summoned. . Most of the elections to-day being In the counties, the polls will be declared to-morrow. The elections of to-day, so far as they have declared, leave the state of the par ties as follows: Conservatives 274 Liberal Unionists 46 Total Unionists .220 Liberals , SS Parnellltes 6 McCarthyites 44 Labor 2 Total opposition 138 The net Unionist gain up to date Is 53. Mr. Herbert M. Asqulth, who . was Liberal Secretary of State for Home affairs, was re elected for East Fifeshire by an increased majority, and the Midlothian division of Edinburghshire, which has been repre sented by the Right Hon. Wm. E. Glad stone since 1S80, remained Liberal, although by a decreased majority. ALLEGED ASSASSI!VS. Three of Panltsa's Associates Ar rested for Killing- Stambuloff. SOFIA, July 19. Three of the associates of Major Panitza. who was executed for conspiracy at the order of Premier Stam buloff, were arrested to-day, one as the as sassin of M. Stambuloff and the others as accomplices. The gendarmes have t been dismissed from the force and will be tried for connection with the murder. VIENNA, July 19.-The Wiener Allge meine Zeitung publishes a dispatch from Sofia saying that a telegram has been re ceived there from Emperor Francis Joseph expressing sympathy with Mm. Stambuloff m tne loss sne nas sustained txy tne aeatn of her husband. The dlspatcn adds that deputations from the provinces are arriv ing at Sofia to attend, the funeral of the ex-Premier, lumbers of floral offerings have been received at the stambuloff. resi- dence. The'police of Sofia, have arrested Oorgleff. who was seen running away after the mur derous attack upon M. Stambuloff on Mon- y night, from the effect of which he died. CUT HIS THROAT WHILE DTtl'SK. Snlcide of a evr York Jeweler In His Lodglngi at Paris. PARIS. July 19. Clarence C. Sedgwick, a manufacturing Jeweler, residing at No. 610 Madison avenue. New York, and doing business at No. a East Tenth street. In the same city, committed suicide last, evening by cutting his throat with a razor at his lodging In the Rue Bergere. Ll'e was ex tinct when he was discovered. He left New York on the steamship Aurania, on June 15, In company with a gentleman said to be Mr. George Hurd. of the Hurd & Whiting Paper Manufacturing Company. He was married and was about thirty-five years old. He arrived here from London on Monday last and squandered money in cafes, etc, his conduct causing such a scandal that he was turned out of two hotels. He re turned to tols lodgings yesterday evening in an tlarmlng state of intoxication and told his Interpreter to come back in an hour. Before the man returned Mr. Sedgwick had committed suicide. The room in which he was found presented a horrible sight. The fatal deed had evidently been done while he was lying on his bed, from whence he staggered about the room with blood spurt ing from his neck all over the furniture and walls. Papers found on. the body enabled the police to establish his identity. The sum of 15.000 francs was also found upon the suicide' s person. HARASSED BY BLACK FLAGS. Japanese In Formosa In n Tight riace Wnltlnsr for Reinforcements. LONDON, July 19.-The Times's Hong Kong advices say that the Japanese are abandoning the sea expedition to the south ern part of the island of Formosa because the monsoon makes landing Impossible. They must march two hundred miles Inland despite the rainy season and floods. The army at Tamsul Is awaiting reinforcements from Japan. Fever and dyssentery are rife. The Japanese vanguard at- Tuk-Chang has been repeatedly attacked, its convoys sur prised and its outposts harassed. Out of thirty-two Japanese attacked at Tokohara only fear escaped, the rest having been killed or committed suicide, fearing torture. YOKOHAMA. July 19.-An official dis patch received here from the Island of Formosa says that the Chinese are mak ing a stubborn defense of that territory. After the capture of Lung-Taupao. on June 14, an attempt was made , to effect a Junc tion between two Japanese battalions at the river Takuka. but the attempt failed and a squadron of Japanese cavalry which was suddenly attacked by a superior force of Chinese was cut to pieces, only three troopers escaping. The Junction of the two battalions was effected on July 1$. California Fruit In London. LONDON, July 19. There was an ani mated scene at Covent Garden to-day when the first consignment of California fruit for this year was sold at auction. It con sisted of 243 boxes of Bartlett pears. 311 boxes of plums and 20t half boxes of pears from S. M. Bogle and D. 8. Osborne, of Courtland; J. Z. Anderson, of San Jose, and A. D. Humphrey and D. Stevens, of. Oakland, Cal. There was a large crowd of buyers. Owing to the drought In England and France fruit is scarce. A prominent fruit merchant raid at Covent Garden to day: This Is the best fruit we get in Lon don. It weighs more and Is therefore bet ter for the London market, where fruit is sold by the pound. The dealers find no trouble In -disposing of all the'.r purchases before night." The sale of California fruit to-day brought extraordinarily large prices. 31 ay Yet Result In War. (Copyright, 1S33, by the Associated Press.) LIMA, Peru. July 19. The modification of Bolivia's demand on Peru for a salute of her flag, which was intimated yesterday, consists in an agreement to submit this portion of the demand to arbitration. This proposal seemed to Indicate a path of speedy and peaceful settlement of the dis pute between the two countries. But to day's news from Bolivia seems to threat en further complications. The latest infor matlcn .received here from La Paz Is that a mob of rioters tore down the arms from the Peruvian legation an- stoned the Peru vian minister. The government Is waiting for reliable details of the trouble In La Paz before deciding what further steps to take. Cable Xotes. The Sultan of Morocco Is seriously 111 at Fez. ; Cardinal Gibbons and Mgr. Foley have ar rived at Cologne. The Lyceum Theater, at London, was crowded yesterday with members of the theatrical profession, who presented Sir n o OFolAl B Henry Irving with a testimonial consist ing of their names elegantly bound in an appropriate manner. Mr. Bancroft was tho presentee. Geoffrey A. Perkins, described as an American lawyer, was committed for trial yesterday without bail, at the Bow-street Police Court. London, on the charge of obtaining money under false pretense. AMUSEMENTS. IVtldvrood-Lnst Mght of "PInnfore. The . revival of "Pinafore" at Wiliwood haa done more to popularize the season of summer opera( la Indianapolis than any of the previous operas put on at the cosy little theater. While it has been a week of almost dally thunderstorms and gales, often lasting until nearly time for tho ringing up of. the curtain, the great popu larity of the opera has attracted large crowds and greatly encouraged the backers of the enterprise. The big tent has under gone severe trials In the many storms and has demonstrated tha tthe people have ample protection under Its spread of canvas. The arrangements are such that perform ances can be "gi ven "rain or 'chine" and no one has experienced the least discomfort at Wild wood - on that score. The excellence of last night's perform ance demonstrated that Mr. Temple's fear for the voices of his singers were entirely groundless. . A better performance has not been given since the season opened. Miss Walker never sung in better voice, while Miss Evans really surpassed any of her former efforts,, getting four encores on her waltz song, an interpolation in the second act. Miss Emmett has been putting to much life. Into Little Buttercup that she is taking rank as a soubrettc. Miss Em mett' s youth and good looks are some what of a drawback to her Impersonation, for she persists in making Buttercup about twenty years younger than that ix-matron of a baby farm should be. A better Sir Joseph than that of Edward Temple could not be imagined easily. Aslda from his many musical numbers, Mr. Tem ple never falls to make his character Inter esting, even dominating the performance whenever he is on tho stage. Harold Blake, as Ralph Rackstraw, and Charles Hunting ton, as Dick Deaueye, have also been great favorites during the week. The last performance of "Pinafore" will be given to-night, although its popularity would likely be good for a two weeks' run. All arrangements have been n.ade to pro duce "Mascot" and Blllee Taylor" next week, and the management will not alter the programme. Both operas will have aa entire new production with special scenery and costumes, and will be put on with tha same standard of excellence that has char acterlzed the previous operas at Wild wood. Entente's Generosity. New York Tribune. Although Empress Eugenie enjoys tht reputation of being exceedingly close fisted, yet there are many people who are pensioners on her bounty. One of thee has Just died at Home, and. of all those in receipt of alms from the Empress, she had certainly the least right to look for any kindness from the consort of Napoleon III; for she was the widow of the famous regi cide Felix Orstnl, who, In 1S58, attempted. to assassinate the French Emperor by means of bombs. The imperial carriage. which was on Its way to the opera., was almost blown to pieces, and although s large number ct people were killed and wounded, yet Napoleon and Eugenie by a miracle escaped all Injury. Orsinl raftered death upon the scaffold for his crime, b ins; led to execution in the same guise as par ricides, name'y. barefooted, and with a black crape veil over his head. From that day to this his widow, who was associated with him in the conspiracy, has been in receipt of an, annuity from Empress Eu genie. ; Baked Horse. Indiana Style.. i - - , . Chicago PosL The compliments of the season to thoss young Indiana sawbones, pioneers cf tht twentieth century, who dined cheerfully on horse meat the other day. Not concealed la sausages or foolishly disguised as venison, but in its proper colors, as smoking haunch or chop, the flesh was spread before them. A little early they are, but their children may scan the menu for eaulne morsels and the "horse" d'oeuvre be a constituent part of the banquets of the day. He Is out of it now to a great degree. And shall we have the poets of that time following the example of the old fellows who always reeled oft yards of. verses to people who gave them victual!", and composing "Lines to the Unknown Friend Who Sent Me a Bay Coltr The Kansas Bootlegger. Kansas City Journal. The closing of saloons In Wichita has resurrected the bootlegger, who flourlfhed In Kansi towns four or five years ago. Of all forms of the liquor traffic bootleg ging is, perhaps, the lowest and most dis reputable. It Is also most debasing to th customer. In sneaking around into back al leys and outhouses to make the purchase and secure the goods he experiences a feel ing of guilt and suffers a loss of self-r-spect. Ordinarily be. buys a quantity while he Is about it and drinkE. more than hs would think of doing at a bar. Whatever the saloon may be, the bootlegger is an un mitigated evil and abomination and shouli be suppressed at all hazards. Detective Bureau Reorganized. NEW YORK, July 19. The Hrst step toward the complete reorganization of the detective bureau was taken to-day, when the police board made Detective Sergeant Stephen O'Brien acting captain. O'Brien was then assigned by acting Chief Conlin to take charge of the bureau. The order of the police board sends many of the best known of the detective force to patrol duty. SSWBBBBSSSSSSBBBSBBBSSBSSSSSSSBSSBSBSSBBBBBBBBSBSBSSSBBSBSSBS A Stone Misses Forakr. COLUMBUS, O.. July 13. Last evening, while ex-Goxernor Foraker was en routa to Columbus on a Big Four train, a bowlder was thrown through the car window after the train left Springfield. A few minutes previous Mr. Foraker left the seat In which the bowlder struck and went to another seat to talk to a friend. It is not thought there were any designs to injure his per son. . - Cross Purposes. Buffalo Courier. Every Sunday morning the East-river bridge presents the curious spectacle of a vast multitude of men rushmg westward to New York for a permissible' shave and of even a vaster multitude rushing east ward to Brooklyn for. a tolerated drink. Married a German Count. HAMILTON, O., July 19. News has been received here of the marriage, at Dresden, Germany, of Miss Grace Campbell, daugh ter Of the late Hon. Lewis U. Campbell, I this city, to Count Benno Hottberg, oa June 3. Speakln of G. C. New York Evening Sun. It Is more hopeful to be a party with out a man. than a man Without a party. NATIONAL Tube Works lTronit-Irci Pipe for Cis, Stsiia id Hiuij. BoOer Tube. Cast snd llill. able Iron 1 tu.lc?(b!ifk tad galrtnlieU). Yilre. St 09 wk. Knslse Trimraint, Mean (ian'M, TonrA Tli-e Cutter. Yie, m-rtw PUtts and DIM. WrfiMl, Mr&tn Trsi. rn rr p. Kitrb. en sinks. Hose. lHltjr.r.at btt MeUL solder, vrtute tnl Olored Yttmir AVu. an4 all other Mijh U uit tm. connection muh tiit. 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