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Fort Wayne Evening Post (Newspaper) - February 7, 1896, Fort Wayne, Indiana FORT WAYNE EVENING POST VOL NO 220 FRIDAY EVENING 7 1896 SIX CENTS A CLEVELAND OF the common council just enough SOFT TALK Newest of Everything Com ing In Daily at would have been lost And bac of them was the conscience of a peop who gave their time and their to a cause which is the cause of thos that Lincoln called the common peo pie llow lie Labels Franchise Grabbers You can devise all sorts of scheme for reforming your friend neighbor o cousin or his man servant or his mait servant or the stranger that is his gates bin you must not enter th snored precincts where the publi plunderers are playing a hightone game with marked cards und loadet dice and demand that they show hands Common thieves die and sleep wit their fathers but the owners of th stock in stolen roads become more am more respectable by receiving a of 31 cents upon every fare In case the conditions are such tha the rates cannot be reduced by compe tition the plan of municipal owner ship of tracks can be The peo pie own the The pave with wood and stone and other for the use of ordinary N reasonable argument be against the city paving a portion of th wilh iron for the use of th street cars which are the car City Can Control Rates By this system the city can contro the rates The right to operate the cars upon the city's tracks can be open to competition The term of the con tract of leasing should be a reasonable time which can be decided upon in each particular case The remeny for all is with the peo tie themselves And it must be at the caucuses Heretofore the caucuses have been run in the interests of a few who have upon themselves the burden of government The salvation of municipal government and of all government lies in the people assuming the burden themselves Church Organization In a flourish ing Estate Will Be Brought Here to Mak Our Baseball Filigree Beats His Recor In a Splendid In a Fence Corner Near Hall's Reformed congregation which has been services in the J B Whi e building has purchased the handsome property at the corner of Fairfield avenue am Bass street and in a short lime wil erect an edifice that will add to beamy of south side real estate The property WHS through the ef foris of Messrs George August and F P Seeger am the great success of the congregation i largely due 10 the active interest o these gentlemen in the church work The property was purchased through the well known agency of Everett A Doud from Mr C U Smuck The consideration was KEAI ESTATE Mr C B Smuck through the Everett t Doud agency has purchased from Wisher Bros two residences Nos 208 Madison street for The past month has been a busy one for Everett Doud and they have closed several big real estate deals A real estate year is the Grand Boss of the Turk new percales just received 5 patterns the very best qua ity yard Muslin underwear it pays to buy Drawers made Skirts from upwards The largest and most complete line o looks like real silk Immense line of white goods plai and figured oc lie lOc and uj wards SPECIAL SPECIAL WK HAVE PLUSH CLOAK LEFT Do you want one? Cloaks 819.00 now only 311.98 CLOAKS for merly 812.50 now A great chance miss It The BEST SALTS PLUSH All fur capes at half price PERFUMES PERFUMES All the latest and beat odors for to morrow only an ounce The reg ular value was The very fines French perfumes made Call for a sample free forget our KID GLOVE DEPARTMENT TOMORROW and for eithe hooks or button all colors EMBROIDERY The largest and beat assortment new est patterns LACE CURTAINS LACE Positively the lowest prices ever offered here in this city and a pole am brass fixtures free with every pair over 81.25 BAZAAR Main and Calhoun EXCEPT CATCHER CORPORATION PARTICULARS WOULDN'T MELT Who Will Slug the Ball at th Old In for a Roasting Tha Meets With Brown Receives Serious Injuries In a Oncer the Mouth of This Paragon of Infamous Wretches BILLY MEYER GIVES POINTER Billiard Tournament at the Hum Down to a TO SECURE LOW INTO A PILE OF HE'S BEGGING LIFE Russia Suspicious of Uncle Sam Venezuela Is United Against England Make Election Legal Holi days and All Who Shirked the and Hands Cut and Thief Evades the Ex- Councilman Hilly Meyer arrive from Toledo this morning where heat tended the meeting from which was or ganged the league day Mr Meyer is very enthusiastic ove the outlook and claims that For Wayne will have a ball club this sea son that will eclipse any organization o its kind ever formed in Fort Wayne The representatives of the severa cities present at the said Mr Meyer to a POST reporter this morning are not only men of plenty of and vim but they represent a grea deal of money and I urn confident th league formed last Tuesday has come to stay When asked whether the players fo the Port Wayne team had yet been se Mr Meyer answered in the affirmative but declined to give the names of the men He said however that they are all Cleveland men will the exception of the catcher who has been selected in the person of Ed Boland of this city The grounds have not yet been but Mr Meyer informs the POST that the boys will play either in Lakeside or on the old Barnet property opposite the Tivoli garden on Spy Run avenue According to the terms of the agreement each team will have to deposit in cash by March 15 and umpires will receive 8125 per mouth A saLty limit of was also adopted The season will open May 1 and close Oct 1 1890 THE BILLIARD TOURNEY There were no games played in the at the Home Billiard hall yesterday afternoon or evening This evening however McDonald and will match cues and the contest promises to be a lively one as both are very evenly matched They will play an even 100 string each There will be no gages tomorrow but Monday evening Crall and Johnson will contest points and Tuesday evening Cooper and Mautner will struggle for victory The present standing is as WOK Feb Prolonged volley of applause greeted Mayor Pingree o Detroit last night when he voiced th sentiment perhaps the prediction tha The days on which elections are he d should be legal holidays and a fin should be imposed upon every citizen who does not have interest n the city in which he lives to spend minutes once a year to lake part In it Detroit's militant mayor wits address ing a large audience in Central Mus c hall on the subject of Municipal Gov Mayor m self closely to his manuscript and a expected devoted most of his time to the discussion of the management o railway companies When he re erred to the opposition which advocates of fares would meet at t ic of a trust newspaper the asm of the audience run riot for a few moments and it was some time before ore the speaker was allowed to resume TB said in Exorbitant Fares The struggle lor honest municipal government becomes tiresome It is easier for the business man to say that le will let the rascals plunder and that he will redouble his efforts and in some way make up in his private business the amount which Is stolen from him as a public citizen What are the problems of municipal I shall speak of but one or two The question of transportation s a vital question It has been stated hat the amount paid for freight and assage In the United States in one ear is an equal in value o all the articles of commerce that uter all the ports of the world in the ame period of time If this is true or true how long can the wealth of his country stand such a For is the money To pay upon bonds and mortgages held n foreign countries which cover more han twice the actual value of the mortgaged Questions of Pares Take the question of the rates of fare pon street cars in the city of Chicago he man who saves a dollar can put it n the savings bank and receive 4 per ent interest The mim who saves 1 ent upon every 5 receives 20 per cent merest and the man who saves 2 cents or each ride invests his own money in us own bank at 40 per cent interest If It Is possible that a saving an be made it is the duty of the city to see that it is done The vils have grown up in connection ith this question are evils for which lere is a remedy It is contrary to the enius republican government that my evil can exist without a remedy t is an insult to the intelligence and of the people of this cily to ay that they cannot and will not find IG remedy and apply it A franchise was originally a right to some power or do something Inch the king by reason of his engagements delegated to others How Franchises Are Realized On Is the right conferred upon a street ail way company to use the streets of a ty anything but a Can ty confer upon any company a greater ght than it Docs the city have ny rights in the streets except a license use them for certain purposes upon rounds of public If this is true what do we We nd that the street railway companies ave assumed that Hie license itself is ot the property of the city but the of the company and it be properly they have executed and sold bonds to cover the cense By virtue of this right lo that which belongs to the themselves they have been able place fictitious values upon their ads A road which could he for is bonded for Rights Can Re Recovered in which you as citi ns are interested is the method by rigins can be recovered There are two ways by which t can he done One is the construction of competing lines at lower rates of fare The Idea that all legitimate private business is subject to competition and that those who have received public for public uses should have rights is preposterous New roads can be built and passengers can carried at a cost of less than 2 cents each A fare is a reasonable are The only thing that stands between he and this plan is the fact that a trust has been formed in your city as there has been in almost every large cily the owners of the present roads and the aldermen You may have heard incidentally that we have broken a few of these rusts in Detroit A band of brave 2 o'clock this morning Sheriff Clausmeier received word that the body of an unknown man had been found by the roadside near Hall's Corners in township No description of the man could he obtained Coroner Harrod left immediately for the place and will hold an inquest over the body this afternoon No particulars can be obtained at this writing as to who the man how he met his death It will be impossible to bring the body to this city until tomorrow morning HURT IN A SINGULAR WAT Robert Brown who lives with Frederick Rosselot the Columbia street was horribly cut about the hands and face this morning in a singular manner He was carrying a pile dishes and stumbled over some the floor He fell heavily to the floor and the pile of dishes were smashed to pieces The fine particles were embedded in his face and hands and when a physician was called he was a sorry sight his eyes were not injured he received a arge gash below the left eye SKIPPED OUT Solomon McClish against whom a warrant was sworn out yesterday afternoon has disappeared The constable who went down to to arrest lim returned this afternoon with the that McClish had crossed he state line and his are not He Is accused f having stolen from the residence f Mr John W Sprinter of Woodburn ccount of which was given in the POST Feb 7 The sultan has replied to the autograph letter from Queen Victoria in which it is understood she appealed to the sultan's better nature The sultan tells her that it was the Turks who were first attacked while praying in the mosque He assures the queen that measures have been taken to restore order Iu reply to the request and on of Minister Terrell for the passage of a second dispatch boat through the Dardanelles he says that the passage is regulated by the six powers and that t ie United Slates will have to apply to them for permission as the American republic was not a party to the treaty of Paris It is said that the sultan's real reason for objection to the passage of the vessel is the opposition of Russia Revolutionists Join the Government CARACAS Venezuela Feb 7 Bojas the chief of the recent revolution has declared himself not an enemy to the government and urges his followers o unite against their common enemy England House Lettuce Celery and Fresh Radishes for Saturday Morning Fresh Lettuce large bunches ft Celery nice large bunches New Radishes bunch Malaga Grapes extra nice Choice Jersey Cranberries Sc qut Sweet Valencia Oranges dozen California Oranges large size dozen That She Was an Is Indolent Husband Charged With Non EMPIRE Leap Year Complimentary Tonight Rademacher Declares That the Nun Soliciting Subscriptions Represents a Worthy Little Business Going on In the County and Justice or law can take away The children of the nation attend chools and millions of dollars re spent in their support What are hese schools worth unless the children re taught the true republican doctrine f self After they arj aught they act for themselves We have national codes and slate codes ud municipal codes by the ton We eed a few more A practical primary lection law is more than all tie rest The law should provide that no man vote at a general election who oes not vote at the primary election The days on which elections are held lould be legal holidays and a fine lould be imposed upon every citizen does not have interest enough in ie city in which he lives to spend 10 minutes once a year to take part in the Empire will give a leap ear complimentary performance Elsewhere in this issue is printed a coupon which will admit a gentleman free if by one paid ticket It ias always been the custom of this louse to admit ladies free on Monday nights and the managers desire to return avors to the gentlemen this being leap ear and allow the ladies to take their friends to the theatre much expense report published in a morning paper to the effect that a woman dressed iu religious garb and supposed to be a nun who has of laie been soliciting subscriptions from the Catholic families of Porl Wayne was a fraud has been denied both by Bishop macher and the sister superior at St Joseph hospital Bishop Rademacher told a POST reporter this morning that the woman had presented credentials from her native land which were proper in every respect and had also in her possession otters of recommendation from the eading bishops of the country with whom Bishop is acquainted He is confident that she is not an impostor and says that the only thing which he thinks might have aroused the suspicions of some persons was the fact that she visited saloons in ler effort to secure subscriptions but considers this breach merely on account of ignorance of the customs of this country While in this city the woman boarded at the St Joseph hospital but when questioned the sister superior merely said the lady had left in an honorable manner and declined lo talk further Bishop told the reporter the woman came from Mt: Lebanon Syria and is now in St Louis whither she went yesterday afternoon This reassurance of the bishop wil be good news to a large number of people who contributed to the cause represented by the nun who may rest assured that their money will be properly the application for divorce lied yesterday in the circuit court by Irs Caroline Siebert comes one today rom Mrs Clara K Growl against her Lewis Growl alleging failure o provide and cruel treatment The she was married to the defendant in 1871 but has been ill treated and deserted by her and has been obliged to do washing in order to gain a sustenance he alleges that through the indolence f her husband their four children have een improperly cared for and two of hem have been taken by the humane and placed in the Reformed home where they are now conned COUItT NOTES Mr Thomas Jones of Monroeville who was arrested for alleged violation f the lottery laws was last as there was no evidence gainst him Hon Robert Lowry has returned rom Crown Point where he has been Mending the Lake circuit court He engaged in the trial of a case the validity of the charter of IB town of Whiting Harry P Fernwalt was fined 81 and oats by Justice Tancey for provoking Alice Mitchell The board of commissioners have bridge plans prepared by Goshorn and hereafter all bridges n the county will conform to those de-gns Superintendent Liggett is in receipt a letter from Judge Stubbs 1 Indianapolis asking for information one George Stubbs who from his home near Ind about two weeks ago Abner Williams of this city has been entitled as the long lost lather of a iss Williams a colored girl living at Vashington Court House 0 She will oon come to the city to meet her father The patrol wagon was last evening ailed to the residence of Mr Foust 29 Union street who it is said was the neighborhood by her actions She is now locked at police SLAUGHTER F GREEK Expert optician No 3 Arcade the price of fresh fish for Friday White Fish Pickerel and Pike lOc ft Perch per Columbia River Salmon TOc Clams and Oysters In shells per ozen Call at 140 Calhoun street or phone 14 and your orders will receive prompt J G JACKSON Give Away ON One of the best books ever published to customers to the amount of 00 or over The number we can give but one to each customer This book of 160 pages is Mario Harland's Talks Upon Practical with contributions by ten other of the most celebrated writers Marion Harland's name is a household word If there is one book in the world that isn't dry this is A real book It teaches in the simplest yet most thorough manner how to treat our bodies If people fully understood its value they'd pay Si 00 rather than miss it The regular price 75 cents Air Food Exercise Nerves The Art of Dress How to Live and Well are the important subjects talked about A real everyday book for everyday people Free we said to every one who purchases to the amount of Si 00 or over n Saturday CITY Cooper 4 1 Crall i L M Linvill is still very ill Attorney Gundy of Churubusco was n the city yesterday Miss Lizzie Stevens of Garrett is Mr and Mrs G C Klussman Charles Alexander D Bash of Wt Wayne were in the city yesterday W J Work of the Life company of Fort Wayne was in ie city yesterday Mesdames Mary Coulter and George visited Mr and Mrs Fred jancaster yesterday Invitations have been sent out for the arriage of Miss Francis Clugston and r Glen Mason of Chicago A D Firestone has resigned his with the Columbia City bank and ill be associated with the luggy Body company The secretary of the Hebrew charity mil received a very courteous letter rom President Cleveland in response an invitation received John Haas a well known citizen ted at his home in the north part of ie city Wednesday ot cancer of ie liver Mr Haas had been in poor for a long time and had been fined to his bed since Monday Mr aas was a good honest and man and was well liked He as a member of the city council at the me of his death He leaves a wife nd four daughters Mrs Harvey Mrs Jacob Sherbahn and two -10 are single He also leaves a sister and brothers A large umber of friends greatly FIRST WEEK OF OUR Is over and the results are very gratifying Let everybody attend this sale which has been a surprise to every lady that attended They could not resist purchasing at the low prices i 3 Thomas I INSTANTLY on the Baltimore and Ohio Goes Under the LAPORTE Ind Feb Joseph Seifford a on the Baltimore and Ohio railroad was instantly killed last night by falling between the cars He leaves an invalid wife The remains will be shipped to Garrett his Lady Agents Wanted I can teach anyone a trade worth hundreds of dollars to them with my New American Tailor System Cuts every garment worn and only Gentlemen as well as ladies learn and go to work Patterns free MRS LONO 77 East Berry OF BEN a Mason and sudden death of Ben Fowler an old resident of this city at Muncie last evening was a shock to his many Fort Wayne friends who considered him in the best of health The cause of his death is not known at this writing Mr fowler had for many years been employed as a watchman and at the Muncie and Wabash crossing about three miles from the city where lis family now resides He was identified with the prohibition in this state snd has several times been a candidate on the Allen county ticket He The remains will be brought to this city nt 10 o'clock tonight At o'clock this morning occurred he death of Mrs Mary at the tome of her daughter Mrs Louis Young 205 Taylor street Death was due loa cancerous growth in atom ach from which the deceased has been a patient for many months She leaves two children Mr John and Mrs Louis Young of this city The funeral will take place from hc late residence Sunday afternoon at and a half hour later from St John's Lutheran Exclusive Cloak and Fur House HENDRY Largest Store la CountY Goes Ind Feb The large general store of L A in this cily assigned this morning The liabilities are assets unknown This was the largest store of any kind in GUTERMUTH 52 CALHOUN STREET Allen County Loan and Savings Association A Successful Institution The remarkable career of the Allen Loan and Savings association ias been achieved by conservative and the reduction of expenses a minimum years since a was made in the rates of to the borrower and a new plan ailed the dollar monthly payment plan nd a few weeks since the same idea as adopted for the investing class ees of all kinds were discontinued on e new class of stocks and notice given the public of the fact That this lock will prove popular is proven when e state that in the last three weeks ree hundred and sixty-eight shares of have been issued Institutions of is character assist materially in the and prosperity of our city nd should be patronized largely by the and CHICAGO PRODUCE CHICAGO Eeb 7 May opening July opening closing February opening closing May closing July opening closing May opening closing July closing May opening closing 810.37 LAUD May opening closing 85.72 SPARE May opening closing This market is furnished by Gordon Co margin brokers White bank opera The Pirates of Pen was repeated Wednesday night the Columbia City Musicale assisted Fort Wayne talent The opera ven Jan 14 and 15 and was so well iked mat tlie musicals was lo repeat it Darwin S Root of Fort Wayne as Frederick was splendid and his singing was greatly enjoyed snd highly complimented Mr also from Fort Wayne as the major-general played his part well and vas well received Mr H E Raker in he Pirate King made a good hit and lis fine bass voice was shown to a good Mrs S J Peabody us Stanley was also well received and he never Miss Edith Ale aid her part exceptionally well and her role was very difficult she von admiration of the audience rom the start All the singers have to feel proud of their New Fall and Winter Suitings We are showing some of the Newest Neatest AND Patterns Ever brought to the city W C Rinearson G P A Jueen Crescent route or copy of itinerary describing an ideal lour ot JO days through Mexico the and of the Aztec leaving Cincinnati Feb 24 Auction Sale sale of watches and jewelry at your own price Fashions Cleary the fashionable merchant ailor is displaying a most handsome no of suitings and for e spring trade Cleary has no high nts to his patrons get the Another point Cleary gives a fit ust try him the next time No 118 arrison street near Torpid ULven What do doctor say Is de matter wlv He flay I got what he call a torpedo in evident It liable to is DE MD I The Federal Labor union meets in regular session tonight at K of L hall A full attendance of members Is expected as important business will come before the new line of Porcelain Clocks just received DALLAS F 16 W Berry Street for the Fort Wavre
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