Fort Wayne Evening Post, June 30, 1896

Fort Wayne Evening Post

June 30, 1896

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Fort Wayne Evening Post (Newspaper) - June 30, 1896, Fort Wayne, Indiana FORT WAYNE EVENING POST. VOL. NO. 342. TUESDAY EVENING, JUNE 30, 1896: SIX CENTS A WEEK. mm of he cannot be knows there Is not a single oblijfa-ion of this nation wday hat, bv its terms, is In lone, and he knnxvs that right upon the ace of the bulk nf the lhe it is written in substance tftal hev arp pavablo in coin of States of the standard weight ness of its coins before silver was ae-monctfeed. and that, therefore, WlMir wn express (firms, thuv are pnyame m ur present silver dollars if HIP government elects to so pay them. Effects of Demonetization. "It ia since the most of these oblipft-caiions were issued that silver has been whereby if they are to te paid in cold alone their value has >een doubled and the burden of the real industrial classes, who must pro-id e for their payment, has beau in-reased -fold. To talk about a vio-ation of national honor when no lartv in the nation has ever suggested is failure in the least degree to meet very obligation it has assumed accord-ns to the strict letter of the contract t made, has, to say the least, a strange ound to those who head the niversal cry of oc-asioned, as, thev believe. by oublinc the purchasing power of money and cutting in twain the market irice of the products of labor. "If to undo what law has done to dd to the burdens of the toiling rnll-lons of this nation and double the fort-nes of the rich within it is to disrupt lie democratic party, disruption must nme. The majoritv of the party lireatens no wrong to any one, and if liose who compose that majority can void it all may be assured they will ubmit to no wrong such as "the perma-ent establishment of a- single gold tandard would impose upon the great mass of the people of this hours. The first 2-1 hour's output fa well is usually its largest produc-ion. with but a few exceptions. For nsiance, the well on the Hannah M. larris farm, in Penn township, Jay aunty. This well when first com-letedauly did barrels of oil the first ay. but 40 days later the well was puling out oil at the of barrels a av. This has been one of the most ihenominal oil wells ever struck in the late. It was iho cause of the opening fine great Harris pool, that made and O3t many a dollar for ihe oil plunger tiring year ISM. Considerable work in the way of leas-ng territory is going around Port-and. where an eastern syndicate is taking arrangements to drill for the uid. An order hits been issued by the commissioners of Wells county that will ifecfc the Standard Oil company's pipe ine through the southern portion of lat county. The order requires that 11 oil pipes must be laid in trenches IS nches deep, tu be covered, and the lackle work to be CAVED FOR TW. from District of Columbia Favor the Ohio .Man. WAMHXGTOX, June 30. The chairman of the democratic central commit-ee of the district says that he has in-orirmtion which warrants the assertion tint sii delegates will be seated from he District of Columbia in the na-ional convention, and adds that, with ne exception, they are strongly in avor of the free coinage of silver, 'he exception, he says, is adverse tone proposition and the delegation is ikely to be solid for the while metal lefore the convention is culled to order. 'he district delegate have been ad-iseil. from controlling influences in he silver faction, to go slow in the se-cctiou of a national commit teemim, nd all candidates for that honor are to e required to fuHy define their poai-1011 upon the financial question before ny choice will be made, as only a sil-er man is to he selected. Lawrence Gardner is said to be the preference of majority of the delegates, his strong-st competitor being John L. Norris. ie present comniitteemau. The district delegates have one choice or the presidency, and he is John R. fcLean, whom they regard as a. Wash-ngtonian. as he has large real-estate loldinns in the district and controls a majority of the stock of the only gas ompany in the city. They regard him s the most available Is Ably Answered by the Champion of Free Owners Unite to Buck the Standard I.otluimmer Has to Be Dug Out of the of the Interstate League ISO Into Council. BOIES WRITES A ASAMONEY BARREL Are the Indiana Oil Fields to This Giant WAS CUT THE SEASON. Iowa's Candidate Says the Espousal of Silver U Severs an Artery aud Has Serious Billy Meyer Don't AVunl Tilings That Way. DEMOCRACY1 AND FEW FACTS 'AND BOUND OVER IN SERIES WITH TOLEDO, History Puts (he Former on Record as Plainly as a Written Wayne Oil Men Will Be Interested in the Proposed Changes. MOSTI-EUER, Ind., June The oil perators of the Indiana field arc a great fisht for their rights ajriiinst he great monopoly, the Standard Oil ompany. This company controls the price nf the product in the state, and hey pay just what they wish for ii, lid if the operator wants more then hey give him a, chance to disconnect lis wells from their lines. When he akes his oil from them then he has no ne to sell his product to, as the Man-lattan Oil company has all the produc-ion that they can safely handle. At he present time the operator who has production must get on his knees to he big concern, but this will not last very ling, as the new pipe line to be built by the Cudahy Bros, and others of Chicago will give the Standard a. hard pull. The building of the new Hue will ompel the present pipe line company o advance the price of the product to uch a price that the oil operator can make a few cents on his investment. It afees considerable money to operate for oil and keep it up, and the man who puts his cash into the business is not doing it for fun. Today the product of his state is worth more per barrel to he Standard Oil company than the asteru product is, as there are more bi-produot to the oil, and that is where he money part of the refining business s. Many are of the opinion that the eflned oil is where the money is, but uch is not the case, although there is money in refined, but nothing liki1 here is in the parftflne residuum and Other Bt-Prodiicta. The organization of a branch of tiu1 Western Old-Men's Association in ihis field will have a tendency to help the good cause along. This association is growing rapidly in membership, and >efore another year the membership hould reach Into the thousands. Against the UaseBall Team Set for Thursday Morning Put Under Probably Decide What Tenm Is to Occupy Second Place Dust. WATEUI.OO, Iowa, June ;tO. Bx-Gov. Boies returned yesterday afternoon county where immediately on his return Illinois. When asked if he hi-Handed Hoing to Chicagosoon he replied filial he had not determined whether he would attend the convention or not. ''At any he said. -'I do not know of any reason that should call me to Chicago this week." He further stated that he had made no arrangements for going to Chicago at any time during the convention.' As to .what were his plans for the campaign he did not care to say. He said that he had been out on hi3 farm for several days, and on his return to the city had found a large number of telegrams and letters awaiting him, but he had not had time to look the situation over, and knew nothing in regard to the fight except what he had read in the papers. Mr. Boies met Judge Van Wagenen, who was on his way to Chicago, aud accompanied him to Manchester. Judge Van Wagenen is Mr. Boies' alternate delegate-at-large and is also in charge of the Boies bureau in Chicago. Neither 'would talk when questioned in regard to the situation, but Mr. Boies said that the object of the meeting was to talk matters over and decide what was best to be done at Chicago. Boles' Opinion of Whitney. During Governor Boies' absence in Gruudy county the- interview with Whitney was published, and on lits return hla attention was called to a telegram from the New York Herald asking his opinion in regard to the assertions made in it. He wired his reply as-follows: "Owing 10 my absence- from home I did not receive yours by wire until this -jnomenl. You say: 'The following is a statement of the positron of the democrats of New York, given oui by William 0. Whitney after consultation with Harrity, Brice. Cable and others.' Will you kindly wire at the Herald's expense your personal opinion of this statement, and why, in your judgment, ihe democrats of the south and west should insist on free silver although it results in splitting the party.? Then follows the interview of the Herald with Mr. Whitney, which has been published and read through the union. Mr. Whitney Is entirely right in his conclusion that there is no disposition .on the part of those who will represent the silver sentiment of the south and west in the Chicago convention to further discuss the matter at issue with men whoae views are diametrically opposed to tlnir own on the currency question. He s entirely correctMn his conclusion tnat it is now too late to aooomplish any practical results by a discussion of that character. "Throughout the south and west that discussion has been extended and thorough, and -the views expressed by Mr. Whitney have been put forward by many men who entertain them, and they have .been fully- considered and weighed, and after all this the judgment of an overwhelming majority of the party in these sections is evidenced by the class of delegates who have been chosen to represent it in the Chicago convention. Not one of these men can now disregard known sentiment of those who selected him without betraying the trust confided to him, and mt one of them in my judgment will ever do so. Mr. Whitney is entirely wrong In assuming that free silver democrats are forsaking the fundamental principles of democracy or that what he terms sound money democrats are defending these principles in their endeavor to commit their party to gold monometal-ism. No Abandonment of Principle. "Until the republican party met in St. a few days since, there was never aline written in a natioual platform of either of the great parties that justifies the claim that the one or the other of these parties was committee to that" doctrine. Over and over again the democratic party in national convention assembled put itself on record in the clearest and moat comprehensive language possible to use in favor ol bimetallism, in favor of the restoration of silver to- its. place in our financial system as standard money, and never for a moment in the congress of the United States has a majority or anything like a majority of the representatives of that party wavered in its devotion to the principle so clearly enunciated in the party platforms. To assume now that adherence to that principle ;s abandonment of an established doctrine of the party is to defy history and ignore the most plainly written o: all its declarations of policy. It is use less to claim that a tender of the goot offices of the party to secure an interna tional agreement for the free coinage of silver is the fulfillment of its pledges so often made in this respect. "To the sincere believer in bimetal ism for the United Slates an offer o this character is little If anything less than an unqualified violation of a sac ret pledge by a great political organization If this is all that Mr. Whitney, and those who think with him, can offer It will be vastly better that they offe nothing. When Mr. Whitney says the maintenance of our present, gold stand ard is essential to-. the preservation o our national cre J aglniw 1 Ji WILL Want to See Fair Play for is to be a meeting of the direc-ors of the Inter-state league at this afternoon. President 1'ow-rs called it for tlie purpose of seltliiuf i number of matters. One of these is he taking of definite action regarding he closing of the first season on .luly 5, and the starting of another on the day following. This step has been practically decided upon as all of tlit; astern clubs and Toledo have cast-their ballots for it in the mail vulc taken last veeh. In addition the question of the ivision of gale receipts of Sun-ay games comes up. Some of tlie western clubs want it made 40 per cent, or visiting clubs and CO jer cent. _ for tome clubs. At present the receipts jre divided equally. It is not probable any change will be made, as President Meyer Is satisfied with the present ar-angemcnt. Another matter is the putting of a quietus on ex-President Usch, of Sajrinaw. This man has been deposed by President Power, for his gross incapacity to handle the club w he Michigan city.' but hu refuses to be quelched and has appealed to the various club owners to uphold him. Phis, of course, will not be done. MUSIE CASE 11E9FA1UEH OP. There was it gather! UK of buse bull magnates to consider the case of Rusie, he New York pitcher, who refused to sign with the Club for this season mi-ess a tine of was remitted-After hearing the case the Natioual cat-lie directors sustained Freedman, ihe New York miigimlc, in every par-icular in the Rusie case. John M. Ward made a strong plea for Rusie, bul. failed to make his point. The decision of the board which will in all probability cause the mosl, talk in hall circles was thai rendered ntlie case of Manager Tebeau of the Cleveland club as a result, of lhe charges brought bv Umpires Lyncli and Weidman. Tebeau was lined for conduct on the ball field which was disorderly and tending to prejudice ihe ;ame in the eyes of the public. He must pay the fine within ten days afier notification or be disqualified from further participation in game under the league rules. INTER-STATE GAMES. -5 3 T. 1 5 W 13; Wlieclins, 10. Qiue, K WMellns. 4. title, HlckVnd Donovan: suaw. s j 3 i 5 Yoimeatown, lirodle, itanies niia Riiey ami UcaiUe. sT- s s i s s s t1! Arthur: Miller and Mj ers. Umpire -Popltty. BASE BALI. NOTES. The Wabash road will run a excursion to Toledo next Sunday to atTord a chance for the Fort Wayne people to see the Colts gobble up the Buckeye men on their own grounds. The Broadway base hall team goes to Syracuse, Ind., Julv 4th, to play a match game with the team of that city. Tlie Broadways are sanguine of victory. The 7-ollinEer Battery and lhe Hibernian Ritles ball teams will hammer the pigskin at Swifts' park on the Fourth of July. .Men at Chicago Arc Looking After ihe Interests of the People. CHICAGO, ill-, .'une The main oint most likely to be discussed by the ilver men now here is the temporary rganization of the convention. The uestion is: Shall the silver meii, who om pose about two-thirds of the condition, yield this organ I za lion lu the old men, aud allow it to be controlled jy the Executive Committee, or for the RE VEALS THE John T. Rytnan Lived a Hermit for Many C. Burkctt's Great Success lu the Painless Extraction of June John Ryman, who was known in southern ndiana as "the and for many ears resided in a hut on the farm of >eter Schnell, near English, Ind., died n Saturday. In his cabin a paper was ilcovered, in which he had willed all lis effects to Sohtiell. The property onsisted of 8800 in bank notes and in gold, which Ryman had kept oncealed in the lining of an old coat, n a letter to Sohnell he referred to the attar's kindness, and said he had been accused of many crimes, but was inno-ent of them all. He then narrated the circumstances hat made a hermit of him. He stated hat he was wrongly convicted of mur-er in Meade county, Kentucky, in 1868 nd guards started with him to the penitentiary at Frankfort. On the ourney he juained from the boat and t was supposed that he had been rowned. He made his'way to Indiana and was permitted to build a hut on Schnell's land, where he lived until his death. He professed to be a herb doc; or, and the money which be left was made by the sale of medicinal plants nd roots. He was born in England iffhty-two years established in this city ess than a year, no dentist enjoys a arger practice than does Dr. W. G. luvkett, whose handsome offices are ocatedin the Arcade building. Starting with one operator, and that himself, )r. Unrkctt now employs three gradual-d dentists and it is hard to find a more usy place than Dr. Burkett's parlor. While special attention is devoted to H 'classes of dentistry, yet it is in the liccessful extraction of teeth without ;iin that Dr. Burkett has won his de-i-rved reputation. In the painless ex-raution no gas or vitalized air are used ml absolutely no bad results follow the fraction. We take great pleasure in recom-i.'nding Dr. Burkett to the AT SWIFT'S. Sketches From Life by the POST'S Special Pants! Pants! 'Die chief wearing apparel of .man, I ;IVL- the largest assortment in the city ml at all prices from up. A. F. SCHOCH, W. membership, and are anxious I" oin the oil men in the West in any Ight that they might want to make in he interest of the oil industry. There are now three places of meeting in the Trenton rook oil fields, the headqitar-ers being at ToledJ, Ohio, a branch in jirna, also one in Montpelier. Others be established as soon as a membership of 50 can be procured in a ilace. The outlook is in the near future f r ,he location of branches in Chicago. Findiay, Fostoria and Indianapolis, as the cities have a large number of operators, and it would be a good thing for any of the cities to have an association of this kind, as it brings capital with t. Mr. Preston B. Coss, the secretary of the main headquarters at Toledo, Ohio, has been hustling through the oil districts, and has met with the best of success in getting new members. This association will -branch olf into Kentucky and Tennessee as soon as the operation revives there. It is destined to become a stronger combine than the Producers and Refiners of Pennsylvania. In the Indiana oil field for the month of June there were 121 wells finished, of which 21 were worthless for oil. the balance showing a daily output of 22G5 barrels. This is a decrease of 21 in completed wells from the May report, six in dry holes and 280 barrels in new production. There are 128 wells drilling and 114 rigs up and ready for the drill. The average per well of the producers for the month Is 22f barrels a day each. Wells county leads with 42 wells completed, four dry holes, 900 barrels new production, 44 drilling wells and 2S rigs up. Blackford county for the month has a record of 33 completed wells, five dry holes. 500 barrels new production, 98 drilling wells and 21 rigs up. Jay county has to its credit 14 wells finished, one dry hole, 260 barrels nen production, 12 wells drilling and 10 rigs up. Adams county for the same period has nine completed wells, two dry holes, 120 barrels new production, eigh wells drilling and seven wells up ready for the drill. Grant county for month shows 19 wells completed, two dry holes, 320 bar rels new production, 16 wells drilling and 15 riga up. Huntington county for the sam period shows five wella finished, on dry, 65 barrels new production, six wells drilling and eight rigs up. The miscellaneous counties nine wells completed, six dry holes, 4 barrels new production, 10 wells drill Ing and Twenty-One Kigs Lp. Thelate work in theoil fields of thl state 'show some laVge wells at the star off, but they do not figure in th monthly report at what they do the Lake Leads the List This Year for Ittg the well known summer t'sni-t north of this place on the Lake Slmre road, has been made more than siiiilly famous this year by the big iiti-hes made there by fishermen. Mrs. 11. Adams, manager and proprietress r ihe "Grand has sent to his city some specimens of the reiius hiLBs that would set ii disciple of saac Walton crazy and tickle the of an epicure. One bass four and three-quarters pounds is if-ing frozen in ice and will be put on Another specimen of the inny tribe was sent to this office, and vhile it will not be placed on exhibi-ion, it will be disposed of in an equally ittractive Excursions via the Pennsylvania. The Pennsylvania company will sell Sunday excursion tickets to Valparaiso, Hobart, Wheeler and Chicago, commencing May 24, 'at one fare for the ound trip. Tickets good returning on he date of sale. Department Regrets It Cannot Provide a Ship for Ibc June 30, letters rom the secretary of the -navy have >een received by President Theodore C. Search of the National Association of ifanufacturers concerning the trip of American manufacturers to South America. Referring to the suggestion that a Jnited States' man-of-war should be placed at their disposal Secretary Her-lert expressed his regret that there is no ship in the navy Uiat has accommodations for so many persons on account of the cramped quarters of the officers and crews on board the modern war vessels. Secretary Herbertadds that the president is in full sympathy with the objects of the association and says the commanding officer of the naval force on the south Atlantic coast wil! render all the assistance in his for the majority of the convention? Heretofore it has been the custom of he Natioual Committee in naming his organization, to defer to the vishes of the majority of the conven-ion, especially if that majority were a arge one. It remains to be seen vhether the Executive Committee of the National Committee will act in this idea or not. Won't Allow Dictation. It is not to be expected that the silver men will allow a small portion of the convention to dictate the temporary organization! The temporary organiza-Liun is regarded as really far more important than the permanent. There will be a conference between some silver leaders and the executive committee which will show whether the two can get along" together pleasantly or not. The silver leaders have no desire to seek any undue advantage and hope there will he no friction or difficulty about the organization. There does not seem to be any apprehension of danger From Mr. Whitney's operations. His reported suggestion or prophecy of a bolt is regarded as not seriously made, as he is not a member of the convention. The friends of Boies, Bland and Teller have each opened Their Respective Headquarters. Senator Duboia is in charge of the n-terests of Senator Teller, and is very sanguine Teller will be nominated. The course of Governor Altgeld is looked on with much interest, as he doubtless have a great influence in shaping results. Judge McConnell, one of the leaders of the Illinois delegation, is very favor able to Mr. Teller. Some other very inliuential democrats wish McLean's nomination as the best, solution of the difficulty in gettinir an available man. Senator Jones is of opinion that the south mav be regarded as sure for free coinage candidate, that if a man can be found who can carry Illinois, Indiana and Ohio, victory will be assured There does nol seem to be any doub that the platform will be for silver severed in his wrist and the flow of blood was such that he nearly ex-pjred before before the hemmorrhage was staunched. Dr. Stemen who has the young man in charge says that he is still very weak from loss of blood. 3e lives on Cass street. BOUND HIM OVER. George Jewell, a married man, who was arrested by Deputy Sheriff Wiley yesterday for committing rape on a daughter of John VanHorn, was taken before 'Squire Prance to-day and given a preliminary hearing. The justice ;ave him a hearing and hound him over in the sum of He went to jail in default. BAIitj Ft.AYF.RS ROUND OVER. Nine of the Fort Wayne baseball team were before 'Squire Tancey this morning for playing on Sunday. He continued the case until Thursday morning and required a bond for the appearance of each in the sum of Excursions via the Pennsylvania. The Pennsylvania company will sell Sunday excursion tickets to Valparaiso, and (Jhicago, commencing May 24, it one fare for the round trip. Tickets good returning on the date o: sale. PRODUCE June JtO. WHEAT July opening 54Jc; clos ing September opening 553 @55Jc; closing asked; December opening closing July openingSClc, closing bid; September opening closing bid; May opening 293; closing July opening olos-ine 15io bid; September opening 15i@ 15ic; closing asked; May opening, closing bid. July opening OF JULY Rates via Pennsylvania Lines July 3d and the accommodation of persons desiring to spend the Fourth of July away from home, excursion tickets will be sold Friday and Saturday, July 3d and 4th, from ticket stations on the Pennsylvania lines west of Pittsburg to any station on those lines within two hundred miles of the station where tickets are purchased. Under this ar rangement round trips may be made for a single fare, bub tickets for adults wil not be gold for less that 25 cents, nor for children at less than 15 cents. Bx cursion tickets will be good returning up to and including Monday, July Gth FRACTURED ItY A September opening 97.17, closing asked. LABD Ju'y opening closing September opening closing asked. SPABE RIBS July opening closing September opening closing 83.80. This market is furutahed by Com mission Slerohaols, White bank Raspberries Down. For this Tuesdayafternoon such a low-price ia unheard of. Now is the lime for canning. 150 half-bushel boxes from Michigan and 50 from Warsaw, Indiana, at the low price of ?5c case, full half-bushel in a case, or no quart. FKUIT HOUSE. Miss Louise Green-well of Hunter-town, is the guest of the Misses Clans-meier. 4-Year-Old Son of a Professional Catcher Killed at June30. Freddie Spranger, the 4-year-old son of Frank Sprang, a professional baseball catcher, went out to see his father play ball. At an exciting point in the game the little fellow left his mother and ran across the field. The pitcher had just delivered t ie ball, and his father, divided be tween watching It and the son, let It go by him. It struoh the boy on the head fracturing his skull. The eame was stopped and the little fellow put into an ambulance, but he died before his home was family of Mr. E. P. Yarnulle leave in a few days for their summe home at Winona Excursions Via the Penn sylvania. The Pennsylvania Company will sel excursion tickets aV one fare roum trip to Valparaiso and -Chicago ever; Sunday, good returning on date of sale INVITE COMPARISON. Our aim Is to please our patrons. Our large trade is manifest that we do. We want to call your attention to our magnificent line of Neglijree and Colored Open Bosom Shirts, at price ranging from 5Oc to 0. C. Thayer of Anita, Iowa writes: "I have taken Dr. Kay'a Ren ovator for constipation and biliousnes and it has given the best of satisfac lion." Sold by druggists at 35c and See 0. A. Adama, Sixth and Martha streets, Omaha, Neb., writes: "I hat la grippe and then malaria, indiges lion, a severe headache and blind am dizzy spelts, Your Dr. Kay's Renova tor has cured me." Sold by all drug gists at 25o and 50 Calhoun St. Minnie Smith has ruin rued from an outing at Rome ;