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   Fort Wayne Journal-Gazette, The (Newspaper) - June 16, 1901, Fort Wayne, Indiana                               THE FORT WAYNE JOURNAL-GAZETTE. 16 PAGES SUNDAY MORNING, JUNE 16, 1901. PRICE FIVE CENTS. THE TURN- FESTOPENS GERMAN-AMERICAN ATHLETES HERE IN FORCE. THE SEVENTEENTH DISTRICT MEETING OF THE NORTH AMERICAN ATHLETIC UN- ION IN SESSION. NEW RAILROAD COMBINE WITH CAPITAL Several Hundred Gymnasts Are Here To Compete for to Be Drawn Off at Ccntlivrc Park To.day and Two Thousand Excursionists Com- ing To-day to Witness the Exer- cises and Have a Good Opening Session at Randall Hall Welcoming The Parade. The Turners have taken the town. Knur hundred members of the Oor- man American' athletic societies of In- diana. Illinois, Ohio and Kentucky, arrived In the city yesterday and last evening. At least two thousand oth- ers will arrive to-day, and the num- ber may go above that, if assurances hitherto received 'prove to hare been reliable. During to-day and to-mor- row the active of these so- cieties will lie at Centlivre park, en- gaged In competitive contests of skill and strength, for which they have bcen'trainlnc for nionthf.. Uelweon whiles the visitors will enjoy the nodal side of life IP the good old way handed down tu them, by their fore- fathers. The Turners who arrived yesterday arn I he active membere, thneo who participate In the gymttaiMIc exorcises are called. The social menibcrs are represented by possibly fifty all told, but they will be In force lo-day from varinun points in I he four states. The Hrst to arrive were the I wo In- dianapolis teams, and following them, on afternoon and evening trains, camij Hume from other cities in the four slates included iu the Indiana "bezlrk." or district. The red. orange and black of I he Turners were conspicuous in tin; dec- orationx of the bulldlngx down town, and some of the. merchants who had their stores illuminated during the Klks' carnival lust week the illuminations to remain and the Htrents were consequently well lighted up last night. The tlgiit-ltttlnK uniforms of tho Turners were Trenuent in the'crowds on the streets, and the jolly alhletes made a merry evening of It from the time of their arrival until the parade. The Parade. This was the opening feature of the meeting. It wan nearly au hour after Hut appointed time when tho parade got started, from VonvacrU hall. More the visitors had been received upon their arrival, and hero thoy assem- bled after suppor, and formed in line. A platoon of police, under Lioiltcn- ant Lapp, marched at tho head of tho lino. Lieutenant Lapp is probably the oldost Turner In the ho was in his element; Tho First Rogimont band'camo noxt. tlic members of the local arrangement committee, headed by the festival president, Mr. Victor Kaltoyor. following. Then came the uniformed Tumors, bearing torches, which lighted up tho streets through which thoy passed, while in the down town streets there was almost a con- tinuous glare of colored fire. Tho teams in-line were as follows: Indianapolis Socialcr Turnvercm, twenty-live men. South Bend Turnvorcin, fifteen mon. Chicago Turngcmoindc, thirty-five men. Chicago Central Turnvcrein. twenty- six mon. Chicago South Side Turngemeindc, twenty men. Indianapolis South Side Turnverein, thirty men. Findlay. 0., Turnverein, fifteen mon. Louisville. Ky., Turngemeinfle, nine men. Turnverein Vorwaorts, Fort Wayne, sovonty men. Tho parade moved through tho prin- cipal streets and ended at the Vor- waorts hall, where the formal recep- tion was hold. The Reception. At tin1 cihibor.itely decorated hall the marchers were refreshed after tho long tramp, anil after a selection by tho First RffglmoiK band, a mass choir, composed of the imitod Concor- (Contlnuca on Paare Six.) NEW YOKK. Jime Trib tmo to-morrow will say: "The report was curre.ut in Wall street, yesterday that a railway com- bination had been organized with an aggregate capital ot The combination was said to include the St. Paul. Burlington. Chicago Northwestern. Great Northern. North crn Pacific. Wisconsin Central. Union PENSIONS FOR INDIANIANS. WASHINGTON. June 13. Pensions lutve been grunted to Imliunians as ful- lows: A. Ransom, Llarrett, Christupher Frishe, National Mil- itary Hnme. Grant, .Restoration and liuin W, Warncs. Donaldson. .Uivvlurutiuti and Cuz- xiTt. (dt-iidj New Albany. Wagner. Jamison, Strulhvr C. Knck-r. Oaklartd City, James F- Newtynvitle, re iSrotvn. Marian. ?I7: CJvunyt; C. Military lioinv. Grunt. J-S: Julm J. Aluui'kport. John C. Denney. New Winchestyr, Aimtni t'. Carnalum. Oxford. William S. WaKhburn. Slips Mill. Albert Gray. Terre Haute. Jacob Kcnfvnydcr. MkluMniry. Charles W. Ward. National Military liumc. 112: Nathan Pphatn. NeweasHe, William Ueckner. Arlington, ?17; ICra.stiis M. ttrtegR. Jnduin.'ipolis. ?1T; M. lolm D. McCain. Wii- iam Myers. I'ltUburp. Jonathan I'oe. MarrnBo. JH. IteiKsu? ami Kinsley H. WooO. Oriel mil Witluwjs. Ann ler. Tiplun. Nmiry K. Avis. Derby. ML': of Nerdh.-tm Wlrrell. Vin- Mary Nexv Albany, Myry O.ipr Mary 13. Mury IjolKton, Harmony. eru. Napoleon, Carnllnr Wllllanix. Curtbiiid. W: Mary Wuirfrlng. Oaston. Ifrtln Spen. War Hpnlii Kirlglnal) Wllllatn V Walker. Jvlm .Itidner. Wjibarth. John ljurdvn. Mtlca. W. BOOMING ALLISON FOR PRESIDENT. Shaw in a Personal Telegram. MOINBS. Iowa.. Juno Oovrrnor Shaw, whom; own nanin has been rrennontly imriillonei! in rim- nor.Mon with the rcpnhlienn nomina- tion for prexlilent In HUM, tonight sent the following telegram: "W. Allison. WanhliiKton. I nolleC with inneh satinfaetion that the country Is taking kindly to the mention of your name for the presi- dency. I hope yon will elleonrage its use. I will he more than glail to aid to the heat of my ahllity. Let Iowa ami the nation rally to yon as never before. Do not say no. (Signed) "I.. M. SHAW." Pacilic autl Southern Pacific. .1. P. Morgan was said to be the financial backer of the combination. "According to a prominent official on one of the lines, said to be in- volved, the story grew out ot tlic re- ported St. Paul Union Pacific deal, by which ,the latter is said to liave bought a large block of stock in the former. Uttlc credence was given to the report in Wall street." BENJ. STARR APPOINTED. HIT HARD, WINE ROOMS HAGUE COURT ASK FOR AN SALOON MEN CAUGHT OLD GAME. Ed Keever and Fred Meyers Defy the Mayor's Order and Find Themselves in Po- lice News. A few evenings agu IK-per stated Uiat wine women were ruuniog ill an evening rooms for connection Governor Durbin Names Him as New Monument Regent. INDIANAPOLIS. Jmw ernor Dnrbln to-day appointed Benja- min Starr, of Riehmoud. as the new member of the board of regents of the Soldiers' monument, to sueeeed Colonel Parker, who resigned to accept the custodianship of the monument. Mr. Starr has accepted. He is a well-known piana. manufacturer. The death of General Kncfler leaves a va- cancy on the board, but Governor Dur- bin says he has not yet considered a successor to the general. It has been learned that Col. U. N. Foster, of Fort Wayne, will be nn- able to serve on the executive com- mittee ot seven appointed by the gov crnor to fix the date and make plan "or the dedication of the moiumienl The governor said he had not bven nformcd of Colonel Foster's inability ,o serve, and hud not considered tin ippolnlmcnl of a man to take hib with some saloons. Two saloons keep- ers who used to keep fast women about their places took it for granted that the mayor's orders were a blttfC and Friday utght and yesterday opened up their places to the old fe- male habitues. The saloon men were Eil Kccvcr. ot East Columbia street. and Fred Meyers, proprietor of the Bistmirdi Gardens. The policemen immediately reported the facts, and yesterday afternoon Krever was ar- reiitcd and taken before Judge Lout- tit. The proved and be was New Ccllhoute at Reformatory. The transfer of prisoners from Hi old cellhouse Into the new one at ndiapa reformatory at .Icfienioiiv S exported to lake place to-morrow Secretary Oiitlrr. of tiic board of Stati ONLY ONE BODY FOUND SIX AUK MISSING JN WJtKCKIOD NKAV YORK. June Tier more limn twenty-four hours' search for dead bodies in the Staten Island ferry boat Northiicld. utter her collision with tbe Jersey Central, ferry boat Muucb ('hunk, on Friday evening, only one was found. How many other fatalities resulted from the accident is a mystery. Six persons are still reported to be miss- ing. TOLEDO AND INDIAN A RAILWAY PROJECT. COLUMHUS, O.. June Toledo Indiana Kaihvjty company In- corporated to-day u-ith capital -stock by C. p. Griffin. A. .K. Deuvller left for tlic reformatory to lay. Tlio new ccllbonsc is wild to br INJ finest In tho world. It will have ooin fop 000 prisoners. Tbe pritjoi rfk'ers are already occupying tbeli irw quartern. Ueorse li. IMnKhaiii ml 0. UotliBchlM. of the Kioto aiiilt or's office, who returned from lb> eformnlory to-day. Kay nre Kood at tho InutiUitidM. Fair Grounds as Encampment Site The Selection of a Kite for the nh iiiiiil of Instruction of the Indium: Natkitiul Uitnrd here In .Inly, lien be tweeli the fair grounds ntitl eround adjoining Falrview piu-lt. Tin of the tiarh are ntlll holdliie out for it payment of for the line of the land. The fair have been offered free, and It would not. it If tbi; state military anthor- Itlen decided to have the militiamen pitch tboir tents there this summer. Smock Going to Cleveland. Adjutant-General Smoclc. of the In- diana Grand Army, will co to Clove land, O., to-morrow, where. Monday, meet, with Hie torn-nil C. A. II. committee to make arranKcnicnlK the entertainment, of the Indtanu de- partment there at the national en eiimpmenl. this fall. GOLF CONTEST IS A TIE. Muss., Jnn itbly iiiivcr before In tho history oi golf bus (hen: boun .svich ;i ri-inai-kubh: uxeltinK finish hi un open Inurnarmtnt JLS took Jit UK: Hunt club to-rtriy, u'hci'e it 72-hol medal play, tin.' open championship oC tho United SlnUut resulted in a lie bn- twecn AVIHIe Anderson, of nustlcld, Mass.. and Smith, formerly of Ohicitpo. but now claiming' his old homo, Scotland, as the nailing took S31 .strokes In covering1 tho 18-hole course foui times, and on Monday nigmlng they will play eighteen more holes to decide which is the champion solfer of the country and entitled 'to receive the in prize money offered by the usaoulu- tlon. Willie Smith, of the Midlothian club, of Chicago, who tooic third money to-dny. was closf on the heels of the leaders with n -score of 333, with Stuart Gardner, of Garden City. Long Island, a fine fourth at 334; T-awreiiee Arch tor- Ionic, of Ofenview, Chicago, and Ber- nard Nichols, of Boston, in Knottier tie for the llfth place nt 335. while David Brown, of Brooklyn, was sov- L. W. Brown, J. S. Files. C. H. Asters, with 336. and the liulo golfer from James Donnelly. .1. U. Ranck. U P. Rrooklino. Alexander Campbell, nlnk- nnmed "The Nipper." brought up the rear of those In tho money. Flory. J. J. Barker,  e able to help themselves in most cases unless in the case of crop tail- ires, etc. This opinion of General Von Podblelski clashes with his for- mer utterances on the same sub- ect. Emperor William will start his racht fdnna in the Kibe regatta June 8. Mrs. White, wife of the United States ambassador, gave a ladies' fare- veil luncheon to-day in honor of -Mrs. The ladies of the American colony Mrs. Boise with a valuable gift as a testimonial of her efforts in RICHMOND. Ind., June sen sation was caused In the Wayne cu- t-nit court, this morning, when Attor ney Samuel C. Whltesell filed will Judge Fox a formal petition asking that tho court call the Wayne coun ty grand jury in special session' for the purpose of investigating certain charges made against William A Bond, county prosecutor. The peti tiouer recites that there is at the present time a public scandal involv- ing I he integrity of Prosecutor Bond ami that a public necessity exists for the court calling the srand jury to gether immediately in order that it may be made known wbetber Prose- cutor Bond is guilty of malfeasance in office. The petition is accompan- ed by a motion to the effect that Judge Fox appoint a special prose- cutor to conduct the session of the ;rand jur.v. No specific charges are presented to the court, Attorney Whltesell setting forth his reason for Ibis to the court by stating in his petition that while such charges might be fully sustained, that by div- ulging them at this time wil nesses who will bo summoned before the grand jury might be influenced. It Is reported that a series of charges has been prepared, and that they will be presented to the grand jury for in- vestigation. Judge Fox should call a special session. Prosecutor Bond is serving his second term in office. He Is a young man. and it is said lie courts Hie fullest investigation of his public record. GOV, PINGREE CRITICAL. A Consultation in His Room After Midnight No Hope Held Out Although the Patient Sleeping. LONDON. a. m.-i-A. copiniHalion of physicians in Former Governor Pingree's room at mid-night evidenced the aoutcnesfi of his ill- ness. Bvory effort has been extend- ed to check the exhaustion from which he Is suffering and while the physicians -declare that Mr. Plngrcr has fairly held his own to-day they are unable to say that lie is anywise improved. The question now is- whether his natural physical strength will enable him to withstand the ex- hausting strain of the last few days. The patient was sleeping at one o'clock. A further consultation will be hold at nine o'clock this morning. That Mr. Pingree's condition is critical cannot be denied; and his physicians do not disguise their ap- prehension, though they are still hope- ful of a favorable result. TO SAVE THEIR LAND. THE COURTS. THE OTIS STEEL COMPANY, OF CLEVELAND, PROTESTS AGAINST PICKETING STRIKERS. The Members of Iron Molders' Union Cited to Appear in the Federal Court and Answer the Company's Charges of Interfering "With the Operation of its builders Deliver Ultimatum to Strikers Protest to President Angell. CLEVELAND. O., June Otis Steel company, or this city, to- day filed a petition in the United States court against local No. 218 of the Iron Molders' Union of North America, asking for an injunction re- straining members ot the organiza- tion from interfering with the works of the Otis company. Also from at- tempting to compel or induce em- ployes to leave the service of tbe company: from doing any act in fur- therance oC conspiracy against the Otis Steel company: from "picketing" and patrolling the streets around itu plant, etc. The court issued an or- der citing the defendants to appear July and show cause why a tem- porary restraining order should not be issued. The trouble with the Otfc Steel company to an outgrowth of lint year's strike. No agreement was ever reached between the company and the men and the moklera have maintained men on picket duty ever since around the company's plunt AN ULTIMATUM TO STRIKING. ATLANTA. Ga.. spe- cial from Newport News. Va.. Superintendent Poet, of tlm New- port News Shipbuilding and Dry company, to-day announced Ills ulti- matum to the Btrlklog Ho gnve it out officially that If tqu sinkers do not return to work by 0 o'clock Monday evening the entire plant will lie closed down Indefinitely. Up to the present time there been between 2iOW and laid off at the shipyard owing to the strike of the A number of Ihe strikers have left the city but am) remaining here say they will mil. givo In. The yards give employ- ment to 7.00D people. LABOR'S PROTEST TO PRCtlDCNT ANOELL. PrrriUHT. June Detroit iiranch of the fntarnatlonal Atwocla- :ion of Machinists to-day rorwardod to President Angell Of tho Unlvoralty of Michigan, a protest agninut tho Ulan of hiring tinder-graduates of this university to fill tho places of the striking machinists. Lone Wolf and Other Delegates Ap- peal to the Government to Spare Their Oklahoma Territory. WASHINGTON. Juno Wolf and twelve or fifteen other, In- diana representing the Co- nmnchc ami Apache tribes to-day ap- peared before tho secretary of the in- terior made a verbal protest against the opening of any part, of their lands in Oklahoma to settlement under the act. of the last session of. congress. They were introduced by .ludge Springer. Several of thorn declaring that the agreement for the cession of their lands had not, been se- cured by the legitimate methods. Judge Springer presented the com- of the Indians in detail. Secre- tary Hitchcock told the Indians that lie had only received them as a mat- ter of courtesy and that under no circumstances could hn consider their position while their cases were pend- ing in tho courts.' It is understood that the Indians will not be received by the president )n account ot Mrs. Mcinlcy's tion. condt- WILLIAM JONES HELD FOR MANSLAUGH- TER. behalf of Rerlln American Students' ..MirxriK. Iml.. .Tmu- jury in tht> William murder CIIHO. vvlieroin hi- was oliargod with murder- nt-s lonrtnl, Jnmos I Ion list on. on 11. lo-niffhi rotnrnod a vordici of mttiisliiUKhlftr after havltiR- hoen out. twpnty-livo hours. Tht: stMHonoo is an indeterminate one ot from two to four- teen years, .Tones, who IK known JIK "Plghtinff on of troublesome' diKposition. Is fi3 yonrs old. He accepted the sentonce coolly. STRIKERS LOST WASHINGTON, June titles Consul Roosevelt reports to the state department from BnmsclH the termination of the ten months' strike in the Belgian glass works. Tho strikers llnally gave In. having ost in salaries nearly MKOJIOK U. I'HIbLM'S OCCUPIED SATUUDAV DIVIDING PUOFITS ON HIS LAT1C CORN DICAU OiriOAilO, June Cor ap- proximately were sent out by the George W. Phillips company to-day to points Hitimtert between Maine and Mexico. Thy disbursement was In the. naLiire of a dividend on the May corn doul, tho pool account Ing1 been written up to 4S cents, this behifjr tho average price which the lead- er of the campaign has been able to figure up to thi.s time. These checks KO out to about 300 individuals, who had an imprest fn the pool oC about I5.0oo.000 bushels of corn. The lowest man "sxn in" at. Siijfc cents. The average profit sit far determined is S cents per bushel. Thi.s bo increased when the eotVmnv on hand In variouw positions is disposed of, or there may be no further prollt. .Tt will depend en- tirely on the state of the market when the cash corn is sold. The largest individual interest in the pool was bushels and the small- est bushels. ELLIOT MET DEWET AND BOTH LEFT AN BVBN NUM- BER OP DEAD SOLDIERS ON TIIic FIELD OF BATTLE. LONDON. June Kitchener reports In Hit! war department office fruin Pretoria as follows: tht- march from Vrede. Gen- eral KIllol'K column eriKaffed Do near RIlx.. June fi. After severe flght- ins they captured 71 loaded wagons. prisoners, 58 rifles, 10.000 rounds ot am- munition and -t.000 cuttle. The boers left 17 killed and three wounded. Our casualties wore three officers and .17 men killed and one officer and 24 men wounded."   

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