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THE INDIA. NA. STATE SENTINEL. 7EDNE3D A.T MORNING, JANUARY 25, 1893-TWEVLE PAGE3.
THE RAIL WRECK AT PERU. ONE PERSON KILLED AND TEN OTH ERS SERIOUSLY INJURED. George C. norland of Laporte, Among the Victim, Meets His Death Other Stat I-An Escaped Murderer Located Christian Scientists in Trouble Died in Iiis Sleigh Hot Politics Warming Up Alexandria Foot Raring at BrookviJle Deaths A Itnshville Hermit. Prax. Jan. 20. Special. Qne o! th cost frightful wrecks in the history of this country occurred early this morning when the north bound express train. No. 16, on the L., E. & W. railway was coming feto this ci.y, and just before approaching the iron bridge which spans the Wabash river. The engine struck a broken rail and left the rack, going on the bridge with the engine, express car and chair-car da railed. The bridge pave way, and the train was da--hej into the river about twenty feet Leiow. The express and chair ear, which were the only cars hauied in this train, were immediately con.-umed by fire, and only by heroic effort on the part of the less injured ones wore several of the passengers and men rescued from the flames. The following are those injured: Geokge S. Doblaxp, Laporte, back proken ; died a few minutes after reaching the company's hospital. Hexky W. GniFFix. engineer, badly Bcalded and not expected to live. Feed L. Fobes, conductor, badly in jured about the head and body but not fatally. He was taken out of the wreck when the fire wa not more than two feet from him. Brakeman R. F. Neef, severe injuries about tue head, it was hi duty to lia.r a freight train which followed from the last station, and althuuh eo seriously wounded that he was blood all over anl iazed by the shock, uot out ot the wrec, and eeruring a tail litrht started back to which h ) accomplished. This is the second bad wreck that Mr. Ne!J haa b--en In and has each time prevented a double horror by immediately going back far nough tofltg the following train, which srsa only p'.oy.'eJ just in tinio. Frank W.uie. the fireman, who was 'so in the wrerk before just tpoken of, and escaped hotti times, had in euch cr.so immediately blurted back to tlasr the fol lowing train, hut finding Nell ha I cone for that pun. ose. hurriod hack to the oa eie'.nnci et hid engineer, and ntUr g tting hin out rendered inva "able service in escuinu the other passnizers. C. C MjF ann of Kokomo, who escaped with a Fever) gash in the neck. Jlr.-i. R ill a Kaeei: of Denver, Ind., re teived severe rati on head wrists and tad v bruised, but not serious. w. s. Rkysos. Roanoke, Ind., is at the hospital ser.ouslv injured. M. Li i ming, Hauii ton, O.. express mes ienser. shoulder-blade broken, cut and bruised on limbs, su'IIeiing severely and tondition critical. A. WEUTiiziNf. a merchant tailor of this ritv, hire hurt and oherwise badiy bruised. His injuries are paiafui, but nut fatal. lis is at the hospital. BI. Fisher was able to give his nam, hut was so dr.d that he cou d not tel! where he lived. His injuries are not thought to be fatal. Word of the disaster was soon eent up to this city and surgeons and conveyances :m mediately started to the cune. The esidence of Mr. NorJyae, who lives near ite wreck, was thrown op n and the fami '.v rendered every comfort possible to he injured, who were taken there out of '.ha cod. Trains were run around over ihe Waba-h and the Pan Handle roads, "eine transferred at the wreck. The wreckers and hndzamen were hur ried to the scene and traffic over the bridge will be resumed in a short time, nly ono span of the bridge being de stroyed. Latorte, Jan. 20. Special. "Word was received here this morning of the death of George C. I'orland, caused by a wreck on the Lake Erie &. Western road iwar Peru. The deceased was one f La rortfc's leading and highly respect.! ctti rns. He was a brave soldier, enlisting in reote liber. lS'il, as a member of company C, Twenty-ninth Indiana regiment, and served through the entire war, riiing to the rank of quartermaa'er-sergeat of the regiment He served two terms an city clerK and filled other positions of trust. He was a prominent mason and odd fellow, also a member of the . A. It. post. At the time of hid death he was the secretary of the orphan' home, also ti e Pins Lake asembly, and the presi dent of the Laporte local board of fire underwriters. THE OLDEST MASON. teathofthe Hon. K lward Kdgar at a Itipe Old Ase. Winchester, Jan. 21. s'pecia!. This afternoon occurred the death of the Hon. Edward Edger, the oldest resident of this city. He was born fn Derry county, Ireland, March 10, 1803. He came to this country with his parents in 107 and settled in Augusta county, Virginia. He fa said to b the oldest member of the masonic order in the state, having become a mem ber at Richmond, Va., eix-ty-nine years a,:o. He took the degree of roval arch charter at Richmond, Ind., thirty years ago. He was a charter member of the lod'e here and represented it as its tirt master. 11 represented this county in the legislature in 1843 and lSlö, an i has always been a strong democrat. He was the first man to nss) a cook stove in Randolph county. In his earlier days he dealt in the purchase Makers af;J stller cf i!om halting powers, ia ?iff?r;r.! parti of Ohio, have been attested, convicted ad fried. Every one should avoid alum baking powder, and especially at this time grocers and consumers should bear in mind that the late Ohio Food Commissioner, in reviewing- the results of official analyses, said : "The State Chemist's Analyses show the superiority ct Cleveland's Baldng Powder in the four hijhest qualities of excellence: It is richer in cream of tartar. !t is richer in gas product or leavening power. From its ose there is less resWlu im in the bread material. It does not contain any unhealthful or offensive injjiedieiit, suci, as alum, ammonia, lime, etc. Cleveland's Superior is Absolutely and most desirable baking powder manufactured." Late Ohio Food Commissioner. of furs, and -had an aeency established at Deerfield, in the north part of this county, where he traded with the Indians in this line quite extensively. Within twenty-four hours of his death he was very active, but a stroke of paral ysis ended a once useful career. B02WELL LOCATED AGAIN. The Murderer of Sirs. Belt Das Narrowly Escapes Being Captured, Winchester. Jan. 20. Special. A pain the citizens in the vicinity of Bartonia, a small hsmlet in the southeast corner of this county, are excited over the appe tr ance of Richard Bozwell. the colored mur derer. He was seen in a large woods close to the scene of the murder he committed and the news at once spread, but no one seemed willing to attempt his capture. Sheriff James Fletcher was at once noti fied and with a posse of men proceeded to scour the country, but the bird had flown and once a$raiii justice was deieated. hcz well wa3 indicted for murder in tho fir-t degree about a yt-ar ajo and since that time he has eva led arrest, although he has had several narrow escapes. The crime with which he is charged is for the murder of a married woinan'by the name of 3-11 Bas. Jkzwell had been k-epintr company with Mrs. lias-s during the absence of her husband and he implored her to elopo with him, but thd she declined to do He then threatened to take her life if ehe did not complv with her request. Stil she refused, lie then proceeded to execute his threa's and with a razor accomplished his act, cutting her throat from ear to ear, and death lollowed almost instant lv. Her cries for help aroused the neigh'ttors who hurried to her assist ance oM.y to find her lyuv on the tloor covered witli her own tore and dead. Around her were her three tmall children, presenting a pitiable sight, liozwell pro ceeded to cover up hia rack after the ter rible deed was accomplished, und nothing wf.8 heard oi him for several months afier ward, when he was located at the resi dence of Anderson I logs ton, living near Marion, Ho-ton beb.g formerlj' a resi dent of this county and " with whom K-oz-we l was acquainted. Being located by Sheriff John Sanders of Marion he, with his two deputies, proceeded to surround the home, and t'.ozwell was then requested to come out of the house, which he did with no resistance. Mul thdr work seemed but an eny task, but tudienly the victim presented two larte revolvers in the fae oi the sheriff and his deputies. He then took a backward relrent and left the brave eheritl" and his de: nties to watch their prey vauiiti in a largu woods. And he had not been teen since until yestcr da v. iozwU says that he will never betaken alive end ! i ill' Fletcher says that if lie ever eels eyes on him that l' requ-et shall be granted. Bozwell has figured in several shooting and cutting ecrapes be fore the committing of the murder with which he is chared. TWO PERSONS KILLED. A Koller Implodes in the Nippanee 'Water ft rk With Fat U Ellerts. (io?HEv, Jan. 21. Special.) A dis patch fro:n Nappanee tonight eays that the large Dew boi er in the Nappanee water works plant blew up this aft moon nbout 4 o'clock kill.ng two persona and wounding several others. The killed ar.: WILLIAM PAUKER, the endneer. LUUNLL.U-J t i:tNCll, a citiza and mem ber ol the town council. The wounded are: F.lectriciaa Johnson, vsry eeriouily injured aad wid die. Isaac VVhtslek. Jami-.m c. V 11 ISLES. Several nttier persons were wounded by the Hying fragments of tho boiler. The water works pUut is lo?nt-d in the henrt of the city and the surrounding residents and business property hai undoubtedly suffered considerably. Only a law months ago the stnd pipe of the svsUrn co laps'd. and altogether the city hart had no end of troubles with the water works. l)ath-. NoBLKsvn.i.E. Jan. 13. oeeial. M"r3. Margaret Harrison, among the oldest pio neer mothers of Hamilton county, died yeterday at her home a few miles north east of here at the advanced aa of eighty two years. She was a Christian lady in the full sense of the term and had been almost totally blind during the paat few years. She leaves but a fw children, the husb&nd having died long sinco. Mauio.v, Jan. IS. Special. John N. Turner died yesterday after an i.lno- which covers the past two years. He bad been a resident of Marion for fifty-fire years, and was one of its mögt substantial business men. In 18SJ he was elected auditor of this county on the democratic ticket, overcoming a republican majority of 7U0. He was we 1 andfavorabiy known throughout the state. Wabash, Jan. IS. SperiaL Mrs. Isaac Mitten, a Wabash comity pioneer, died at the residen. e of bee son-in-law, Frank Dillman. near Twelve Mile this morning of old agi. She was nexrlv eUbtv-live years o d and had been a resi dent of Indiana for nearly sixty years and of Wabash county for forty years. Her funeral will occur here. Andebsok. Jan IS. Special. Uavault Crowell, who had beer; a resident of this countv since 18J0, died last evening at Iiis i home Bouth of the city. He was ninety years oi sgy and nad voted every demo cratic tcket from Jackson to ( leveland. C'oi.UMBfS. Jan. LS. Special. Gotlieb Hoeltke, aged seventy years, died at his home six miles west of this city today. He was a pioneer German of thisV.untr, having settled here when the county was almost a wilderness. Maktinsvii i t, Jan 19. Special. Mrs. James Woods, who came hero last fall with her husband from Indianapolis the Best Highest of all in Leavening Power. Latest U. S. Gov't Report 1 " &m for treatment at one of the sanitariums, ia dead of cancer. Sae hurt her breast b?t erai years ago and the injury developed into cancer. Mr. Woods was until recent ly an emp oy of the Big Four raiiway at Indianapolis. Maiiso.v, Jan. 10. Special. Miss El a Vailes, an estimable young lady, sister of Albert Vailes. the well-known newspaper correspondent, died at tier late fio i e in this city today. Miss Vaiiea was a very popular young lady here. Richmond, Jan. l!). Special. George Dtch, one of Richmond's oldeet mer chants, died to lav. COUNTY OFFICIAL MISSING. An Alleged Shortage or 8(10,000 ia War ren touulj's Treasury. WiLLiAM!roRT, Jan. 23. Special. There is considerable excitement here over the rumor that Treasurer Cronkhito is short in Lis account to the amount cf iSO.tXH) He disappeared very suddenly and raystfcriouly the latter part of the past week, and his whereahouts are not known. It is alo rumored that he was deeply engaged in operations with the Chicago board of trade in wheat, and that his losses were very heivy. The Jury Has the Case. SnELBYViLLE, Jan. 21. Special. Evi denco in the Goldsmith murder trial c osed last niht and the argument was opened this morning by William Walt man, prosecutor of Bar holomew county. At the opening of court Judge Hord, for the defense, objected to Mr. Waltman pleading betöre the jury because he has not been admitted to the bar here, but Judge Johnson called Waltman before hi'ii and, alter administering tue oath, or lered a written appli- at on spread on the record. After Waltmau'a argument and a hort consultation amoiiir defend ant' attorneys court was a ijournad until 2:,'0 p. in. when the case whs submitted witltout uridine nt bv the tlefenee. The jury took the cas- at 3 o'clock. Later The jury in the Goldsmith mur der cie brought in a verJ ct oi not ruilty at 11 : 1) p. m. In tho former trial at Co lumbus last February a jury of eleven m n loun 1 him uni ty and nentenced him to live y ars' imprisonment. The attor neys are beiug congratulatud by hosts of friends. 31arion, Jonesboro and Gas City. Marion, Jan. 18. Special. The coun ty c mmissioners l ave awarded a fran chise for a street railway from Marion to Jonesboro and Gas 'Jity to the Marion street railroad company. A bard s.rugcle for this privi ege hss been waged for some time between this company and the Queen City company, which also has a line here. Other companies a'so sought tliH franchise. The bond requirol is $7.000. Tht road is to be in operation by July 15, the fare is to be 5 cents, and trips are to b made every thirty minutes. The Marion company already has a line in op eration to t Bobbers' h"iue, w hi' h leaves only thieu and a half rn les to be added. An Important Movement. Elwood, Jan. 13. A very important move has been ma la by local sas com panies in regard to tho leasing of gas terri tory by the ludianspolis and Chicago compmies who have Fred Seeley at work securing leases on all tha surrounding territory. The board of trade cf this c;ty, backed by unlimited capital, proposes to prevent at all hazards any further leases being secured by those companies. Com plete arrangements havu been made and coinmi t-ei appoint-d who will at once enter the fir Id and lease all available terri tory for the protection of home interests and industries. It is thought that but little trouble will be experienced in con vincing farmers tlut it is to their interest to lease to home co . pai.ies. Destructive F.re nt Evansville. Evansvii.le, Jan. 22. Special. A very destructive fire broke out here this morning at an early hour. It was con fined to comparatively a small territory in a business part of the city. The oss will reach not iess than S-'O.OUO and may even reach a higher figure. The fed. owing ara the principal suffer ers: S. W. Keene's dry poods s'ore. H. A. Cook öVSon, wholesale and retail dealers in groceries. Samuel Burnett, wholesale and retail dualer iu notions. Marsh & Scan t in, cracker bakers. The latter firm was not completely burned out, but the building, stock, ma chinery, etc., were badly damaged. l'nsenger Train Wrecked. Lafayette. Jan. 23. Special. The west-bound passenger train on the Lake Erie it Western, due here at 5 p. m., was wrecked three miles souto. of the ciiy about 4:40 p. m. The eneine was thrown from the track by the fish-plate at a switch breaking. The tender wa turned over on its side and the Pancake car was thrown across the track, one end of it demolishing a car loaded with grain which stood on the sidetrack. The smoking-car was thrown out in the field and turned on its eida. The front trucks of the ladies' car left tha trsck. Tie engine crew escaped by jnmoing and none of the passengers were injured. The Oldeet Inhabitant Mam. CoNNEnsviLLE, Jan. 20. Special. The o'dest inhabitant has nothing to say about the weather. More actual euf'ering haa been known among the poor and wretched of this city, yet there are noble minded persons who are doing their ut moht to relieve the distress. Such a scar city of fuel has never been known here. Coal is seding at and hard to get at that. Stovewood, eighteen inches long, is eelllng readily at from $2.50 to $'1 per load of a very short cord. The extreme co d pinches many that are in moderate rircu i stances. The mercury fell from two degrees above freezing to sixteen de grees below zero in less than twelve hours Thursday morning. Opening a Xpmt IIoteL Mariox, Jan. 22. Specia'. An elab orate reception and dsncing party formally opened the new MUtiiseinewa hotel at Gas City Friday night. The affair was by far the handsomest one ever given in this part of ill state. The floral decorations were vrry fine and the supper was served by a Lonisvibe caterer. Special trains were run by the Pennsylvania road from Maron, l'gansuort, Richmond, Indian apolis and Louisville. Parties were pres ent from the above places besides Chi a ä i? cago, New York, Pittsburg. Vineennes, Wabash and Huntington. Devine'a or chestra from Indianapolis furnished the music. Inrtlgnant nt the Gas Inspector. Axdei'.sov, Jan. 21. Special. Ander son bu-iness men and others ar highly indignant oyer Gas Inspector Jordan's re port concerning the condition of the In diana gas field, and especially that portion of hie n-Dort relative to the statement that several dry wel s were drilled here in what had heretofore neen a fertile field. Ander son people ieel that Prof. Jordan's report lias done an inca culable damage to the gas belt. There ia plenty of gas in the Madi son connty field and the general impres sion Lere'ia that Prof. Jordan will be a much o der man than he is now before gas is a thing of memory at Anderson. farm ITouse Burned. Su ei.b vvii.le, Jan. 22. Special. John W. Warble's farm residence, five miles I west of town, caught fire last night whi'e ', the fan, by we away from home and burned to tha ground. Warble at the tin e was et a neighbor's about a mi e awar. He came home and worked at tue fire. Beco i.ing exhausted be dipped into the barn and lav down. Friends had seen him en;er the building, and when he wns missed it was supposed he had p-rihed in the flames. Toward mornin hs was discovered in the barn ; nnconc oils and nAp.riy frozn to death. ! Loi?3 on building and contents $3,oC0, with partial insurance. A Iiel:g:ou War Prophesied. Martinsville, Jan. 18. Special. Re vival services are now being conducted at Buffalo echooihouse, in Jefferson town- i ship, by the Rev. Curtis Teague and a ! man named Fofter. Monday night the re ligious enthusiasm ran unusual.y high. , Persons pri-hent say that Teague etiled I durit g hi dif-courat that Oct. 5. LSU3, a i war would stHrt in Chicago between the ; Roman CAth dies on the o-io s de au 1 all the prot stmt denominations on the other; that tht war would mst until Xv. 7, twenty years hence, when the world will come to uu end. ' Houses Wrecked at Lebanon. LrBAXox, Jan. IS. Special. Martin Hold's Work was blown to pieces by a natural gas explosion today. Ilohl oc cupied th pface : as a bakery snd wss eo horribly burned thst hi life is despaired j of. Un- oi his tmployes cannot be found I and it is feared that' ha was buried iu tiie i ruins. Ii so there is tio chanco of his be J ing found alive. ' A cecond explosion ho j occurred here today fn Bachttdl's furniture I e:abliifiment. It was located iut across the street from the Hohl block and was bad y damaged and caught fire. No one ! was hurt, iortunatelv. Keware of Entrance to a Quarrel. Warsaw, Jan. '22. Sperial.-II. C. Durando, a watchmaker and Lis wife, were sitting 'at the dinner table at the Hotel Hayes UoJy wdien Durando took exceptions t the attention tiven his wife by two traveling .men named Baker and Foot respectively,. Seated st the opposite sids of the table. After retiring from the diniuir ha 1 to the otlice Durando requested an upologv from Baker and Foot, who re sponded by giving Durando a dreadful whipping. He whs somewhat disfigured when he canle put of the riuj. The affair created quite a sensation. Tfe Loved u Girl. Anderson,-' Jan. U3. SpeciaL John Shinn, employed at the Anderson hotel. j took a dose .f Touth-on-rats luet niuht j with suicidal in ent. He had fallen des I peraUly in love with a handsome voung girl employed at the name place. She did not rec-procate, so Shinn procured the poison, look a big dee and then went out in the a ly adjoining the hotel and laid down in the enow to die. Ho was dis covered by the polic, but was found to be eu'lencg more from exposure than poison. A I'ortnuato fire for Some. Anderson, Jan. 21. Special Alex andria was visited by a disastrous fire late last nL'bt, which is tho second bi fire at that place w ithin the past three months. The masonic temp'e. postolfics, Palmer's meat shop, Lowerv's barber tdiop, Kelly's grocery and a restaurant wer burned. Loss estimated at flO.OOJ; insurance, not to exceed $.'5.000. The loss may be said to be nothing, in fact, since the red eB'.r'e where the bui'dings stood is now worth more than it was before tho fire. Itohbed and Bet rayed by His Wife. CoLCMBfj, Jan. 22. Special. A letter waa received here tonight from St. Oxley at Moorehead. Ky., stating that the woman who was stopping here with William Sul livan, who claimed to be the city editor of tho Abhland, Ky., Ihtibj An, was his wife ; that she ran o9 w ith Sul ivan some days ago, while he whs away, leaving their three -little children alone, taking with her about $70 ) of his money, and that Sullivan too had a wife at Ashland, Ky. j Randolph Farmers Institute. WixcnrsTEn, Jan. 22. Speclrd. The Randolph county farmers' institute closed Mast evening after a meeting of two davs. Tho meeting was well attended I and much interest was taken in the pro , ce dings. The speakers outside of the county were the Hon. J. A. .Mount and ladv and J. J. W. Billimrsley. Mr. Bil linitsley's address on "Farm Drainage" was excel ent ami should be delivered in every county in the state. Judge Nnyes Suet I for Damages. Laporte, Jan. 23. Special. Daniel W. Noyes, judee of the Laporte circuit court, has been made defendant in a $10.000 damage suit 'filed by Morgan II. Weir, a prominent attorney of this city. The latter charges the judge with having stricken his name from the bar docket and with a refusal to recognize him in open court and alleges that his business has been greatly damaged iu consequence. Voting Girl Killed. Seymour, Jan. 17. Special. This after noon, while Nana, the niutf-y ear-old daugh ter of Andrew Welch, was on her way to school, she was caught between the bump ers of the O. Si M. cats, and a link parsing entirely through her breast killed her in stcnt'y. She was a very bright girl, of 3 nick perceptions, and it is difficult to an erstand how she was so easily caught in such a fearful trap. Killing the Peach Crop. Valparaiso, Jan. 23, Special. The cold weather of the past few weeks has ki.ledtbe peach crop In this section of the state. Where the ground has been exposed the strawberry an 1 cranberry crop wid be a complete failure. Furnesa vil e is the center of a large fruit-raising district. Eloped Across the Ohio Ice. Jefferson ville, Jan. IS. Special. William Moore and Katie Leslie of Breck inridge connty, Kentucky, and Henry S. Raues and Katie Mills of Henry county, Kentucky, wa ked across the Ohio on tho ice th e atternoon and were married by Justice Hawes. Thev were distinctively hiifh-toned and looked upon their elope ment as one of the romantic episodes of their lives. Fatally Burned. Windfall, Jan. IS. Special. The wife of Thomas Barnes, residing two miles in the country is bud posed to hare been fatady burned this morning. Her c oth ing caught fire from the stove. Tho flames were extinguished by ro ling her in the snow. She has been partially de mented for some time. She haa a husband and several chddren. Killed by Falling From a Window. Evansvii.le, Jan. 21. Special. A girl employed by Abraham Strause while cleaning windows today in the eecond story overbalanced herself and f e 1 a dis tance of fifteen feet. She struck the frozen ground head first, cave a shudder or two and then died. Her neck was broken. Her parents live in Tell City. A Broken Promise Valned. Evansville, Jan. 17. Special. In the superior court today the jury gave Miss Maggie Shrewsberrv a verdict against Richard Zins for S3.000 for breach of promise to marry. Both are prominent young people. Zins is a member of one of the oldest and most wealthy German families here. Blufft on Postmaster Elected. Bi vrrTON. Jan. 19. Special. W. B. Gulelius was elected pestn aster of this c ty today, there being twelve candidates. The vote was as follows: Gute ius. 147; Hall. 110; Allen. SO; Offoider. SO; Trostel, S ; Gortin, 73; Pmi ips 77; Bennet. 5S; Howcr, 45; Sawyer, IS; Frye, 15; Wolf, 10. Arrested for Stealing. Bepford, Jan. 17. Special. Mike Burke, a contractor of this city, was robbed of SI 00 ami a gold watch last night Charles Edwards i suspected of being the thief, who made goo 1 his escpa omy to be captured at B oomington this morning. Olhcers will bring him back here. A Boy Killed. Terre Haute. Jan 2!. Special. The electric etreet car line ran over Walter Giimore, the seven-year-old fonof Charles M. Giimore today, horrihlv mangling him, from the efect oi which he died a few hours later. The boy tried to cross in front of a rapidly-moving car. Quails Easily Captured. Con neks vi lle, Jan. 20. Special. A young man named Elliott, living three miles south of this city, has a pen of twentr quaii w hich he picked up out of the deep snow. He says they eat ravenously, and that he intends to give them their liberty as soon as the snow is gone. Fenche All Killed. Madi?on, Jan. 21. Special. Hiram Dean, the southern Indiana peach king, reports the peach buds all killed by the late co'd cnap. Other fruits are consid ered safe. The cold weather has a so killed thousands of quail, whole coveysf of them being found frozen. Valuable Barn and tirninery Burn. Coiumeis, Jan. 20. Special. The large barn and grainery of John N. Nad ing, at St. Louis crossing, burned tonight. One hundred and fifty tons of hay, a largo amount of grain and eotne farm im plements were destroyed. Loss, $d,000. Partially insured. IeponIency Leads to Suiride. Richmond. Jan. 10. Specia!. Signor Griffey, a well-known young man of this city, committed su cide today by taking twenty srains of morphine. Despondency over Loor health is assigned as the cause. A Child Frozen to Death. Newport, Jan. 23 Special.l A email child was found froz-n to death during the cold snap at Opedee, two miles south of here. It was put to bed on a pile of straw in a corner of the room. Cut His Tin-out With an Ax. New tout, Jan. 23. Special. Last Wednesday, at Opedee, Tom Thomas, while working at his woodpile, fell on an ax ami cut his throat to the windpipe. He may recover. IN CONGRESS. Proceedings of Both Chambers During the Past Week. Monday, Jan. 10 Both houses in ses sion. Senate: The anti-option and Mc Garrahan claim bills were discussed. Hout-e: A resolution proposing a consti tutional amendment ior popular election of senators was passed ; the swamp laud bill was defeated. Tuesday, Jan. 17 Both branches in pes eion. Senate: A bill to repeal the pur chr.se of si.ver bull. on was reported by Senator Sherman from the finance com mittee; the senate refused to pang the McGarrshan bill over the veto; the ami option bid was discuseed. House: Sir. Brosius introduced a bill for the issue of 2 per cent, bonds and the repeal of the silver purchase law. Wednesday, Jan. IS Both branches in session. Senate: Immediate adjourn ment was ordered out ot respect to the memory of ex-President Hayes. House: The sundry civil bih and the report on the Reading deal were presented; the tioune adjourned out of red pect to ex President Hayes' memory. Thursday, Jan. 15). Both branches in session. Senate: The anti-option bid was discussed; Mr. Wolcott introduced an amendment to the silver purchase repeal bid. House; beveral amendments to the interstate commerce law were passed. Friday, Jan. 20. Both bouses in ses sion. The senate adjourned at once out of respect to ex-Presiden Haves' memory. House: The deficiency appropriation bill was reported, after which the house alo adjourned in memory of ex-l'resident Haves, whose funeral services were beicg be d at Fremont, O. "SAINT' TERESA EXILED For Working Up n Warlike Spirit Among the Vnqui Indian. Hermosillo, Max., JaD. 22. Teresa Ur rea, tho living patron saint of the Yaqui Indiaus, who was banished from her moun tain home several months ago by order of government authorities, the charge against her being that she was working up a tpirit of warate among the Indians, is making bar home at N'oga'es, A. T., just across the Mexican line. She continues to per form many miraculous euren by simply laying on her hand, and thousands of ig norant Mexicans and Indians have visited her since ehe was exiled. "Saint" Teresa is a beautiful girl seventeen years of age. Ilorsford's Acid Thospbate FOB KIGIIT 6WEATS x j Oi consumption, gives speed benefit. THE SOLDIERS TALKING IN THE INTEREST OF THEIR NATIONAL ENCAMPMENT. The Legislature Petitioned by Grand Army Posts to Appropriate S5O,O0O for the Par- Yina nf Afcftitinf lt l"iitrr-initin' trtA Vet. I eran t of the National I ncampment The ilonor of the State Involved iu Its Success. Auburn, Ind., Jan. 23. Delong post, G. A. R., has appointed a committee com-! posed of John Olive, V. P. Green and E. ! L. Mason to ask consideration by the leg islature of the following resolution unaui mouely adopted at their regular meeting: WhereKi, The great stale of Indians has been hihiy honored by the selecfion of its capital cay for the next national encampment G. A. lt., and that the citizens of said stale and city extended to the comrades of tha whole country a beany aad curd ml welcome; there fore, bo ii Resolved, That the legislature now in ses sion be asked to donate from tha funds of the täte not otherwise appropriated the sum of $60,0U) for tha purp -s of properly entertain ing the twenty ssrrnin national, enosrapaient, to be held in iudiauapoli. ia epieiubcr, 1Sj3. Strong Resolutions Passed. Cakttelton, Ind., Jan. 10. An earnest meeting of the members of Delta Hunt post G. A. R. discussed at some length the attitude of a few inert bers of the legisla ture who have expressed themselves as unfriendly to the slate participation in the G. A. R. national encampment to be held in Indianapo is next fall. Aco nmittee w s appointed composed of John Zi i mermsn, Jacob 15. Snyder and Peter Cullen to represent the post in look ing after the matter, and the fo lowing was unanimously adopted, with instruc tions that copies should be forwarded to the legis ature: Yhrea. Indiana has be?n accorded the honor of entertain the turenty-fevemh nations! encampment of the Grand Army of the Ro putdic, whieh wid be the prestest nations, event of lbi'3. with the exception ot the Co lumiiisn expoit on in Chicago; and, Whereas, lbs tiu;y confroMing oar state therefore btoimes also a mK'ht;cent opportu nity to show our appreciation of the grand honor conferred on the great o 'snmon wealth to suitably receive, welcoms and entertain the most cigantio patriotic ort;anizition ever known, and thus maintain tue reputa tion snl dignity ot Indiauians for their geaer csitr and hospitality; n ), Whereas. 1 odiana, through her noble sons, durin the grest iruggi lor the perpetuation o: our ulori us government, met and su-tan e 1 the reputation lor patriotini, valor, intelli gence and magnanimity, eeroi.d to no other fate loyal to the union; thereiora, le it lUsolve 1, That the honorable John Sweeney, senator, and lionoralila Je Cunnincbtin, representatiTe from Ferry county, in Ihe gtii rrsl aseiiitdy, be, and lacy are hereby uit respectfully request, t use their influence and power to ec ire the p&sai;a of the bill rp propristing such sums of the state deemed sufficient by the encsmpmeut committee tt as sist in prnper y enteitt nu the hoai of Ttr answho will honor our itr-at state by their prt-iHice at the national tuoiapcient in Sep tember. Tteqnested to Favor the ISdt. Repket. Ind., Jan. 23. Adjutant Matthews Atkinson of Alex Trimble pot, by d.rcction of the veterans compoainir the organization, has forwarded to Senator Harry Smith and Representative William II. Ilark na the following resolutions unanimously adopted at the Iaet meeting of the post: Whereas, Indinr.a has been accorded tho honor of eutertaining the twenty-seveuth na ii nl encampment of trio tfrand army, which will 1)0 ono of the greatest events in tho history of the state, and Whercai, The honor of ths state of Indiana S involved in tba success of this encampment as well as tho honor of its peopU; tuere:ors, be it Resolved, That we, the numbers of Alex ander Trimble post, (i. A. IL. in regular inssi inir anssmbltd, hereby request that the senator Iroiu thia district and the representative Irom this county respectively support Ly their votes and such honorable influence no they may be ablt to ti e ttie bill now pending iu the leviaiaturj askinc for an aopropriation of J30.C0J for the purpose of assisting the citizens of the state in properly entertaining the national encampment of the grand aroiy of tho republic. The State Should Maintain Her Honor. Ckown Point, Ind., Jan. 23. Action has been taken here by the grand aimy vet erans on the question as to what the state should do with reference to the next G. A. R. national encampment by the unan imous adoption of the following: Whereas. The G. A. R. having- honored the CS i al of Indiana by uuaniuiouidy c hosing it ss tho meeting place of tho tutiuusl encamp nieai iu lb'JS', and. Whereas, ine p-oplo of Indiana are noted for their wealth, intellieenca and patriotism, and to n,atntain ihe honor and reputation oi our great slatf; therefore be it, Resolved. That the lei; sUtare of Indlsns should appropriate 0,000 to as-ist in properly entertaining the veterans of our graud army wl.o so nobly said by our nation ia its time of great pcriL Henry McLaughlin Post. Salamonia, Ind., Jan. 2:). B. F. Harter, commander, and John Rwalt, adjutant, have been directed by Henry McLaughlin post, G. A. R., to forward to the general ass mblythe following reso'ution uuaui mouslv adopted at the last meeting: Resolved, That the present session ot tha IecisUture be at ked M donata the sum of $50, 0C0 for the purposa of siut:ti; in Droiierly en tertaining the national encampment of ine G. A. K, to be he hl in Indianapolis in next iep Umber. We deem the old vererans ft Indiana worthy of such rtoocuiiion and such liuaucial assistance. It Tins Eeen the Cutom Elsewhere. Ligomek, Ind., Jan., 23. The following has been adopted by the grand army post at this place: In conformity ta custom observed by other coramonwtftltln where national eucaaipuienta hate l-eii held; be it, Ri solred, Br Stansberry post. No. 125, G. A. It. that we most respect!' uhv ask our legislature to tnakf such appropriation in aid of the con letup ated national encampment as will help to meet the exegeneies tnereiore atteudiur, and also ta place the re lit of our state end it hospitality above reproach. Tbe Post nt Portland. Portland, Ind., Jan. 23. The grand srmy post here has adopted a resolution urging the county's senator and represent ative to use their infla-nce to secure an appropriation of $30,000 to help meet the expenses of entenainingthe next national encampment at Indianapolis. N. Head inton, A. J. Brake and T. N. Towle have been appointed a committee to represent the post iu the matter. Epidemic of Diptherin. Bay City. Mich., Jan. 23. The boards of education and health today decided to cloe two of the public schools on account of d pthcria. Miss Adeline Holmes, prin cipal of the ninth (trade high ecliool, died tod ty of diphtheria after a short Linens. Her sister died a few hours later from the same disease. The Elost Pleasant Way Of preventing the grippe, colds, head aches, and fevers is to use the liquid lax ative remedy. Syrup of Figs, whenever the system needs a gentle yet effective cleansing. To be benefited one must get the true remedy manufactured by the California Fig Syrup Co. only. For sale by all druggists in 50c and $1 bottles. S. T. S. Special Stock Taking Sale! 100 best Gloria cilk Urr.breMas, paragon frames. SI. 50 quality, choice $1. Children's 2jc Fust Biatk Cotton Hose, 15c. Gents 25c Natural Wool Hope, l'c. Gen's' 50c Na'url Word Hose. 2.c Ladies' 7"c B ack ('a-dimc-r' Hose, frC-c. Radie' 0c Fine Black Cofon Hose, 33c. Gents' Natural Wool Shirts. 75c qua itv, 39c. Ladies' $1.73 Fine Jersey Wool Vests, i'jC. Ladies S1.50 Bftsket-Trai 1 Vests, 75c 5,00J fcktiua blocking Yarn, 5c a skein. A woman representative oi the manu acturers oi Will be here to show the excel lence and superiority o! that article and to fit the corset to all purchasers. One week only, Jan. 30 Feb. 4. L. S. AIRES & CO DEN OF HUGE REPTILES. A Trio of Monsters Dug Out By Work, men in Colorado. Cakon Citt, Col., Jan. 21.--0-rie of the most startlin finds ever made iu this sec- ti m was unearthed today at Rockva'.e, a small mining cmt time mi e- northeast of here. TLcanti Fecualcomixin v w as ex cavating in the bottom of a en ch f r the purpose of putiir.ir in a new track w hen a peculiar formation was ran into. Tne work man stopped to examine fciul on iigginar aronnd the spot th strange tiling was foun I to b a perfectly for td t-nake. twe ve feet in length. This find caused so much excitement that trie excavation was continued and at a 1 t tie distance another rep.i'e whs uncovered, and on be im due out. was found to he twenty-foul feet in lenat , and a- thick throiu'li as n man's body an 1 p-r:ec:ly petr-fi-d, and" there i tio teüins how many of the mon sters will b- found. The three a'ready taken out wil make ps.rtd the Colorado exhibit at the world's fair. MISS AHERN CHOSEN. he Will He State Librarian Result of the Caticu. Miss Nellie Ahem will be the next stats librarian. This was decided lagt nittht at a caucus held by the members of the two houses. Therr were ninety-one members in the cancui and sixty-four of tl.em voted for Miss A hern, nineteen for Mrs. Mary H. l'ees',11 .f Vitro county and eitrht for Leon T. Bseley of Huntington county. The caucus wa held in the hall of the house. It was presided over by Sena tor E lif-on of th democratic caucus com mittee of the senate. It was f illed to order at 8:30 o'clock and fibeen minute. 1st r it had adjourned. Everything passed olf emoothlv. oniinatintr speeches were not allowed Tellers were apto nted and th chairman called for no rain a ions. Senator McKelbv named Mi-s Ahern; Representative McMuil-n named Mrs. Beeson; e.ud Representative McMahon named Mr. Balev. The roll of the sen ate was called and as the names of the members were spoken they walked forward and de poeited their ballots in the tel er's hat. Then the rob of the house w as cal.ed and the reureHvntativefl did likewise. Mips Ahern had a wa kaway from the start, and long before the count of the vote was completed i: was known she ha i won. After the announcement of ths vote ws made a motion to make the nomination unaniit ous was carried and the caucus ad journed. Mish Ahern 's selection is a good one. Sho has ie n th assistant to Librarian Ihinn, and is efficient, intel i:eiit and thoroughly able to perform the duties of th office satisfact ri!y. She made a good, clean can vas and will undoubtedly make a liist-cla.ss o'lic cl. The lloiler lllew Up Ten Hart BLiFeFini.D, Mich., Jan. 22. The boiiei in the engine-room of II. B. Hathawey's saw and planing mill blew up last night. Separate I o- ly by a brick wtdi were Luke Lane, engineer, Georg Hathaway and a boy named Maione, who Here buried ia the ruins caused bv tho explosion. Their cries for help wee heard, but it was forty minutes before Lane, the last one. was rescued from under four feet of debris. In the first house south, a distance of fifty feet, tvere G. Jopenhnn. his wife and three children sittiuL' at the supper tsble. A 1 received injurie from flying tni-eiies, w hich rompetely demo ished the house. W. B Barrow, engineer of the grt mill adjoining, hal juet stepped from the engine-room into the u-il and wash own twenty feet. Brick and boiler fines are scattered fr rods around Although no one was killed an I whil the injuries of the ten are. not fully known, their escape was iniraculou. 31ary, the Hor-e Tlilef. Fr. Scott, Kns.. Jan. 23. -Mary Colvin, eighteen-year-old drl, ma Je notorious as female horse thief about six months since, whose youth an 1 ber.uiy ar -used sympa thy and clem-ficy, was released from jail Saturday afternoon und bist iiiv'ht perpe trated another d.tring act by stea ing two bcrtes and a carriage. A Generous Finn. We are informed that the proprietors, M srs. A. P. Otdwav Co.. recently sent three dozpn of their reliable medhine. Sulphur I'it e-s. to the Cmho ic linm lot the Aged, whi li is highly appreciated by tlie directors and inmates. "As v fow so shall ye reap." Editor Cm'Wic Union, The Sower Jli8 no second cbanr-a. Tho rim supp.ii's Ins neeis It lie tokas te ie precaution, cf laulicg 's Seeds; . Ferry's Seed Annnnl. forisri. I j contain- ail i Ii. iu-i and ut V 1nlf,rrrtdll, n fli.iril i ntn. .nj tlanlenlnc. It Is a rerocnired f a ntiorl'y. Kvery planter should haveli. Sint ireeon recuest tj D. st. FEURV fc OO Detroit, MUX. I rnrp I I w 11 send (eald)fiee a reeelt thsl rKrr I wi" df,T,la' timul srunitea Parts 1 1VL.L, , wh eh cured tnt nf f5 -If Ahue. Lost ManW'O1, NiRlitl Euii!'-!!, Irnr-ot bct, Var4cxli eta. Eds ose ump. Addre-e K. C lieurr. hex t'.i, Kalamazoo, Mich. GÄE.GE ntr. B.rt numm arf t. S ba-4 fr AMr-a arcta-U DjmI. CA atUis, O. arte Upamt ta i ins.