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Fort Wayne Journal-Gazette, The (Newspaper) - October 1, 1901, Fort Wayne, Indiana THE FORT WAYNE ESTABLISHED TUESDAY MORNING OCTOBER 1 1901 PRICE FIVE CENTS HOW OTHER CITIES TREAT INTER-URBAN THE GREATEST TRADE WINNERS OF THE DAY THE SCHLEY COURT OF INQUIRY ROCHESTER'S In order to get an Idea how inter- urban Hues are received by other cities in Ohio and Indiana the addressed a letter of in- lo a number of newspapers and replies are coming in steadily It will be noted in the letters this morning that where in- are not owned by the city they secure independent entrances and in a few places at tempts similar to that in Kort Wayne were made lo the new ies Everywhere It will be noted lines are hailed as great tradii winners and they build up city and country alike wherever they touch Below Is a of the letter of in- to the newspapers and replies far Ind Sept 20.1901 My Dear are just now ling with railway In Fort Wayne Oiw line has bulk intu the and is anxious to land its rlose to the trading center but it is difficult to agree upon fight way The local traction company is en- to control lines and force them into the city over its tracks but its terms are prohibitive and destructive of interurban erty to begin with must in expenditures as well as Would you kindly toll us how inter- urban railways enter your city er on their own or city com- pany and what effect ways have upon the trade Hits growth and prosperity of your I will deem an answer however brief a personal favor and assure you it will be reciprocated some time Thanking you in advance 1 am very truly yours J MOYNIHAN with the exception ul a single block ou Market street where It will probably use jointly Hie line of the Kort Way lie Southwestern its line Is independent of any other corporation people aro over sion of and instead of their are willing to make any reasonable concessions lo bring them In We expect to at luast two lines into city next year The franchises granted thus far are for the term of thirty years Sincerely yours S HAAS Manager Plain Dealer INTER-URBAN LINES A GOOD PAY TWO CENTS A SENGER IN TOLEDO THE TOLEDO TOLERO 1901 Fort Wayne Dear reply-to yours ot the would say that the lines Toledo over the o li Railway THING TUK Sept 27 Mr A J Editor Kort Wayne Dear letter of the at iand In reply will that uur in- lines enter Ibe city over their own tracks Marion Sept Ad- miral who as captain com- the battleship Iowa during the Santiago campaign was a witness before the naval court of to-day His testimony covered the entire period the time the Iowa left the port of Key West on the of May until the pth of July when Admiral testified he had a conversation with Admiral Schley concerning the battle of the He ill detail the pal battle of Santiago and also particulars concerning the ment of be Colon on the of May Other of Hit day were Captain Theodore If who was commander of the cruiser is during the Spanish war anil Com- James M Miller who was in of until that vessel was turned over to Ucnt to be sunk in the mouth of iho harbor at Santiago Admiral livans hud not his testimony when for the day Commander Miller the concluded court ad- was a sensitive You will understand that City company Hut suuth from here about The Union Traction puny of the Anderson linos and the lines north connecting with the Marlon city lines The Union Traction company purchased all of the Marlon lines so that now they own he entire system Our experience with interurban lines has been they are excellent for the larger cities that is Marlon gets a very great deal of trade from the smaller towns and cities oil interurban The also I tend to increase the growth and of our city and are welcomed by the business people If there are any further points that wo can heli you on we will gladly an- swer them Yours very CO MARION BENEFITED MARION LEADER MARION Ind Sept 27 1901 Light f company or as tern it the city of the two a Beyond doubt The in- lines have greatly trade of with the Should advise Fort Wayne to remove every obstacle that may be in trance of- such lines would add furthermore anyone who opposes such an is an enemy to the 1 Yours very sincerely 1 Mr A JV Moynihan Fort W B Westlake is in and i Shall therefore answer your recent letter to bini regarding m- 7 lit Marion arid the operated interurban railroads have proven and stimulated trade in most every line of business They have assisted of the One interurban line is worth more to railroads The smaller towns along these injured certain ex- tent This has been the experience in Grant county The and conservative witness and plainly showed that he had not forgotten his summary removal from the when It was turned over to Lieutenant Hohson Tie testified concerning the weather that prevailed during the lasi days of May He said that ships could have been coaled then and indeed he did coal several if he liad bis own way lie not have attempted to coal on May 25 because of the rough weather Miller insisted that he spoke for him self only and did not presume to give the views ot other commanders the weather and conditions for coaling Captain Jewell denied that of Admiral Schley's letter to the havi department under date ot 28 in which the admiral said that Jewel had informed him that he Jewell had seen nothing of the Spanish fleel Jewell testified that bad written a letter calling attention to error after hail but the court held that thi latter of the witness ha no bearing oh the testified WELCOMES v THE DEALER er places now come Alarion to do arid who formerly patronized the merchants of their towns now take tage of tlie to the seat Hoping this will be of to you I iim yours truly FEANK Ind Sept 29 In reply to i'niiuiry- of relative to railWay I desire to say Wabash has iio system three have been granted certain streets in city and been given access to the The Traction company franchise ers Xv abash street the best business street street and Mill street total of nearly four miles and is operating lines on Fort Wayne using any part of the Traction and was granted on Market Miami all thoroughfares and leading to the of the commercial district the council the right and was with backed by the citizens in so doing The Rochester railway which be built fall the early spring lias as desirable a franchise covering sonic of the best streets and the fit file flying rbh while oft to find on ELECTRIC LINE wo Granted and Work will Begin Next Week Special to Sept a meeting or thu city night a franchise was ranted to thi company providing for con- of an from to this A franchise was also granted to the Rochester Northern company granting it Hie ou certain to run and an interurban lint through company Cleveland men nd have accepted the all contracts and will begin vork Oct 7 This line will open up i country between this city and through which no railroad franchise is for fifty years nil should the company fall the I 1903 will Tin franchise will be forfeited if tho ine is not constructed by July 1 ANSWER Will Not Honor the Kentucky Re- was out al noun to-day refuse ihv tu him Saturday railing for the extradition of S Taylor anil The governor at that hut Kuid lie would give his formal to Arthur Coebel and his when they at the louse this His format he said would be made In the usual form to Governor of who issued the requisition OFFICERS KILLED WITH MEN MANILA Hughes who is on the Inland Samar reports the arrival of and one private at the light at where more than forty men of C Ninth try were Insurgents who at- tacked the troops at Saturday who have Tannan say the of the com pany who to have es with the majority of the The troops while mi prepared by of whon THE CIRCUMSTANCE OF THE ASSAULT ON THE GUARDS FIED BY MILITARY OFFICERS CANTON O Sept and men of Co 0 of the 14th U S infantry on duly at West etery guarding tho resting place of doubt that he had cot been drinking and that he was in his con- dition The most common belief la that the This Hnal answer if the governor resident worked diligently j sentinel was by the was In with the to-day investigating tho strange story 1 loneliness ot his position that his f Kentucky Unit In which who was were overtaxed and that im- j at the top of the vault Sun-1 contributed some of the de- so prominently tails related in good faith The post was regarded by all as particularly isolated and depressing to the man and I I of court of appeals in all the i by null Koehel cases together with the dia- which the opinions of the judges of tint and men from I guarding it at night and it in under- uf appeals from Hie of the court The papers lo the governor by Arthur Coebel K U and J K of and Chief if Police Williams of Frankfort Ky wan voluminous anil treated the ter extensively from all standpoints Including history ot the murder the of Youtsey Howard unit and the of Kentucky for tions for Taylor and Arthur in relating Hie In- with said I naked governor who about to deny the it he had read all the evidence in the cases He said he had not I then asked him if after reading the evidence he felt the verdicts were fair in the other he would Taylor and and he did not reply 1 then asked him if he did not think that he should read this- evidence De- deciding and he said he It Is the general feeling here that the requisitions will be refused concerning incidents stood that more sentinels will be last night was operative to-day The at the point in the future ALARMINGLY AFFLICTED 140 Many of the in their I quarters to grasp j their rifles Gen Hughes is going to tiie scene of disaster and will command the personally been discovered boats were whites harbor He also no effort to prevent tiie Spaniards at Cientuegos from com their batteries capital of tiie province of that The ob- ject ot is the slaughter of Dr Burroughs Remaining Arm Must Be Cut Away Sept 30 word has been received concerning the condition of Dr George S Burroughs ex-president of Wabash college U will be remembered that he had ah arm amputated last spring as the result of a fall arid that in gust he had his remaining arm broken railway station in New York Word this arm must also be amputated leaving the doctor Cripple t he is which renders them and brit- tle representative of Hit Press saw all of the commissioned several and a number of privates and gleaned the All of commissioned and the members of company In general accepted fully the story re- lated by Private last night and really believe that the prowlers vein about the vault with no good pose To-day only one of the officers adhered to the be- ief that an attempt hail been made the sentinel fur ghoulish loses He It was the real hing Ib was prompted by the of some people who thought to bring reproach upon the nation by doing damage to the K the dead president All the men who were seen ex- the belief that Private Do acted in good faith arid that IIP related only what he believed to lie the real circumstances With the captain he went over the details of the whole affair at least a dozen times ami it is never varied CAPT SISTER BURNED sept was here burning a sister of ley judge of Schley court of Occurred in receipt ot hews Admiral his counsel COMPLIES WITH THE LAW Union Surety Company Deposits Bonds Worth parish Sept The oil well is situated j ing with Auditor of State The Union of city complied with the bonding and surety Oj the state yesterday by deposit Captain Biddle thanked the re- porters for what he called the fair manner in which the incident had been described in morning re- ports saying they gave a full and complete statement of facts so far M related last night lie was fully con- last night of truth of the story as related but after tion entertained doubts hot of sincerity of Private De Frond but the correctness ot the Captain Diddle authorized this ment I think the sentinel deceived self ou the occurrence J think an actual attack as related hy Win When daylight canie there was no evidence found as to a The matter has lieen reported in full to Gen Otis at Chicago Whether there will be a into the matter remains for Gen Otis to t The guard and patrol was on duty Last night after story of Private was increased by the addition Of ten in a matter ot importance Particular I meii Lieut Ware arrived train Inquiry was made us to his sobriety I Fort Wayne Mich to-day and relieved at the time and it is said that it is Lieut A very went Knelt to the all fort STRANGE STORY OF A BOSTON GIRL WHO ASA MAN AND DIED ON SHIPBOARD three miles was scene tion ever iii this part country Beaumont hot in bonds county was at once granted a certificate it to transact business in Indiana Bougherty INTER-URBAN FREE AT COLUMBUS DISPATCH 1 COLUMBUS O A J Editor Fort Dear about how interurban railways come into the city is at hand The ban railroads have been treated by this city the same as the pity though for a long time prior granting ot their the city railway which is known as the Columbus Railway made a vigorous effort control the operation of the lines the limits They probably would have been if they could have to terms with the themselves As it is however most of the pew in- roads into the city over their own tracks until they a point in the central portion where court to adjourn the I captain had retired and could not be capped ton is president and Paul of president of the company night Gapt Lemley offering td move the pended until this The cap THE executive committee to-day request of council of 5 per cent in but a is likely to gb to the was blown about from Rocks oil were thrown -250 feet air and for a lateral distance of of a mile The rotary pounds was feet and the the derrick was completely Work resumed as soon can be repaired and the action of the gas ceases The well now but 200 NEW WELLS IN TEXAS ALEXANDRIA MILLS Continued on Five THE AND ROCK NEW YORK is f to-day while the two great yachts lay read at thei evening meeting It is understood the committee op- poses the increase and is trying cure individual opinions the committee the operatives would hot strike if the request is refused may be BEAUMONT Tex The at anchor in the horseshoe at Sandy Hook It was such a day the sailors on both the challenger and the defender envious Sir Thomas Upton called it Shamrock weather and that with such a clinking breeze to-morrow he would sarely is supreme on board the Erin and move the cup s little Onboard the Shamrock -as it is with American j Columbia there was no boasting font yachtsmen The course is to be tri- i 1 comfortable degree of confidence and angular ten miles to a a heat to j a certainty that if the defender wins windward and two reaches or a run to-morrow there will be nothing in it and a reach this however depending but three straight Betting to-day upon the The start may be ex- showed the effect of Saturday's j whistling for a favoring wind when the Columbia and Shamrock II meet to-morrow in the second race for the America's cup Interest is tuned to the highest pitch as a result of grand contest of Saturday Confidence THE EASTERN INDIANA FAIR Special to the Sept Eastern Indiana Agricultural tion opened its fair at ville to-day Oct 4 All departments good exhibits and all classes of speed de- have large fields of entries This is one of the oldest fairs -in the state about contest The talk ot long odds The official forecast for Sandy Hook was silenced and 2 to 1 on Columbia from Washington is The will Ire light to fresh northerly in the morning but they probably will decrease toward noon and become variable and seems to have been tbc best recorded on the general result white on row's rare the odds were shaded down in one instance to to S As a matter of fact however the actual bets recorded at SYNDICATE BUYS A LINE TOLEDO 0 Sept Toledo Maumee Valley railroad has been sold to Guy G Walker of New York a representative o the syndicate The price paid for the property was will be week FAMILY TRAGEDY NORTH 0 30 A a business mm afternoon shot and filially wound ed Ins wife and then shot and killed himself Mrs Boggs is still cannot recover Hoggs shot at her sis times four bullets taking effect The A rattling wind without too much as to odds that no was the of n J en were the conditions on the course tion be given as a standard of oil wells i he month of is he August record twenty-three and to Vug 1 was twenty making a total of gushers at the close of month OIL IN INDIANA Sept there were 240 wells com- in the field The new production added amounted to 4.040 barrels a day There were 39 dry 4 wells ISii drilling aad 34 rigs up making an in- crease in all branches the industry over the August figures JAY COOK IS DYING Sept Peiiri-Americari plate shut down this evening 6 o'clock irig SCO men out of No reason TOS tiie down but it is supposed the plant was closed for There very inen as dorte when the The entire office force went FORT WAYNE PRESBYtERY MEETING AT BLUFFTON Special to the BLUFFTON Ind Fort Wayne presbytery with twenty five ministers as many laymen began its this evening in the Presbyterian Tty sermon was delivered b'y the re tiring moderator the Rev H- C Duck ett oC who has resigned to accept a call to Augusta UK row will occupied with routine business In the evening at o'clock there will be four talks per to missions in Indiana i NEW YORK strange story of the woman who ass for a mail was revealed by the eath to-day Hall of a cabin passenger on the Citta Di Terrino which ar- from Naples and other oil Sunday On the enger list Miss Hall Mr Charles Winslow and with on tile ship It ras not until tiie former was stricken vith a mortal that ship's made that the supposed man was a woman Before suspected was not a and and his wife were received as such The woman her companion as Mrs and spoke of my The s said been the only daughter of a Col Hall a army officer Boston She was of slender medium height and with a of hair cut pompadour well and ried herself with the air of a man Her voice and gestures were i a During office was the and autopsy on thV te'r this the other woman to Col Hail Mrs of T Hail remained After Hall was taken surgeons were called in and then the secret came out The tient begged that it be kept quiet but surgeons were forced to tell it to the captain who however did not dis- close it to the seventy-five cabin sengers The surgeon said the tient was consumption docked at this port day and the woman died at dead for the dead woman's relatives come SKe of about 35 years Sue and did not seeing all ol the strange had lir Hall for soine years and well aware woman This a telegram v J Hall was received for Miss ing the sender come York It was Is It was learned Italian woman that sided abroad years and met her companion Milan years ing to the story Miss that men got the world and so donned male tume She traveled thus With other for two years and as she artist about the art painting and working at her sion Being a good said to have entered several ments and won prizes When she to come homo she asRed tKe Italian woman to accompany her TOLEDO 0 Sept r tiie Philadelphia banker and war time financier is critically ill at his home on near Cook went lo a few days ago for bass fishing and was apparently in robust health his eighty years His whe had been instructed to call him early this morning found him in an unconscious condition A physician who was summoned says the trouble is congestion of the brain and that there of his recovery he ing regained consciousness this ing He t national character ing for negotiating war in the NIGHT CABLE NEWS LONDON Oct Mr says a dispatch the Daily Mail from has the c-C 11 delegation to the president r the States having that Mr will pursue the policy yf sor a son of the former president who the British has just lied after a Sept The success at Kort is now to been av first reported Two hundred were and more lhan throe hun PRESIDENT POWERS OF THE MINOR LEAGUES ISSUES DEFI TO THE NATIONAL LEAGUE NEW YORK Sept P i while i-y considered unwise lor r rowers of the has the best interests base ball a thf National of club American lrc tbe uf the were or c- to the leagues which have always been loyal Base to the agreement it is not the purpose of this letter to criticise 220 Now of the League Sept 30 this matter but to acquaint Dear minor with the facl in of recently received notice from President National abrogation of that the National agreement i agreement for so will ho and terminated j years has been considered the tho National League on i bulwark of professional base bail the and not again renewed While such sudden and arbitrary tion entirely j of professional Continued five
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