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   Fort Wayne Journal-Gazette, The (Newspaper) - August 16, 1901, Fort Wayne, Indiana                               THE FORT WAYNE JOURNAL-GAZETTE, ESTABLISHED FRIDAY MQRNJNp, AUGUST 16, 1901 PRICE FIVE CENTS. CRESCEUS LOWERS WORLD'S TROTTING RECORD. Toledo Horse Wins the Great Match Race at Brighton Abbott Un- Other Events. NEW YORK, Aug. special trotting match .at Brighton Beach between, the world's champion trotter. Cresceus, 1-4, and the Ab- bott, 1-4. resulted in a splendid victory for Cresceus to-day. There was a larger crowd present than ever seen on a New York trot- ting track. The .grand stand was simply packed and this despite the fact that reserved seats with admission cost while boxes holding four per- sons were all disposed of at ?30 each in addition to the regular admission. While the sealing capacity is" lint 3.500. close to 5.000 persons were jammed into the structure. Every available space between the stand and track was packed, to its ut- most capacity and the paddock, infield and cheaper admission Held contained a legion of people. It was estimated that fully 15.000 people were present. The weather was simply perfect for the great trial, and the track was like velvet, though probably a second slow. Several times during tho after- noon both horses put in some prelim- inary wovk and each time passed the crowd there was great enthusiasm. It was about o'clock when the di-lvors. Ketcham and Oeurs. appeared before Hie grandstand, and obtained their positions for a start by the flip of a coin. Luck was with the driver of Cresceus. as he secured the pole, giving him a decided advantage. When, a later, the horses came from the paddock, they, were wildly cheered, and they looked fit for the work be- was reached in I aud he was a very close second at the three- quarters pole, iu The vast crowd realized lhat a world's record was about to be made and rose to its feet, while the multi- tude which was in the space between the stand and the track cheered wild- 'SOflY CHICAGO. LARGE AUDIENCES GREET VITT AND ROSSA. Anniversary of O'Neill's Victory, the Occasion for Patriotic Light on Political Condition's in Ireland. CHICAGO. Aug. thousand Chicago Irish-Americans gathered at Sunnyside park this afternoon on the Coming down the stretch1 it was a j twenty-sixth annual demonstration ot battle royal with The Abbott very close up. but Cresceus. with his bull dog grip, kept on with nostrils dis- -tended anil just managed to beat his opponent by hair a length in 1-4 the world's trotting record in a race. To say that the announcement created tuninHuous applause only faintly con- veys the meaning of the expression. The Second Trial. A little over bait an hour bad ex- pired wb'cn the two grand horses came out for their second trial and were started under the same condi- tions as in the first heat. They were sent away beautifully, but The Abbott bad not traveled a hundred yards be- fore be made a disastrous break, and before he could recover bis gait. Crcs- ceus was in front. The Abbott, once settle, made a g'rand effort to overtake his opponent, but tin- son of Robert MrtJregor was out for victory, and kept on. passing the quarter in 31 !M seconds, the half in IMC 1-2. the Uti-ee- quarters in and cmne rushing homo the quarter in 31 1-4 sec- onds, doing the mile in ZrOSM. with The Abbolt back of the (las. As the race was three hi Sve Keieliam tixe United Irish societies, commem- orating the 302nd anniversary of the victory oT Yellow Pass and the 303rd. anniversary of Hugh O'Neill's victory ovtr the English at Yellow Ford. A meeting nearly equal iu strength to that at Sunnyside Park was held at Oswald's grove under the auspices of the Irish Nationalists. At the former meeting Michael Pavilt was the chief speaker, at the Hitler O'Donnovan Rossa. Except Michael Davitt. who came 'roni Ireland to attend the Stinnysidc gatherings, all the speakers at the demonstration of the United Irish so delicti were prominent Chicago Irish- Americans. Prominent New York Irishmen and one resident of Dublin were speakers at the nationalist meel- ng in Oswald's grove. O'Donnovnn Itossa arrived in Chicago yesterday, lames F. of Dublin, the sword- Keari'r of the lord early speech which to-day, lie made fort- them, Fortunately, too. the wind had died "down to a dead calm, so thvre was no obstacle In that line. A Heat. Each was driven up unil down tlie stretch for a warming 'in. and when they reached tho starter slightly in tile lead, and they were railed tack. The nest time, however, they were nose" ami nose. Then Cres'ceOs rushed to the front and had lead of. a length, which lie held to the quarter, making (hat. mark In 3-4. file Abbott hart reduced at, halt., which consented that Crescents go another heat. Tills lie did shortly before 5 o'clock, accompanied by a runner tor the Hrist half, where he joined by another runner, and he did the mile In the quarter in 301-Z. the halt In and the three-iiuarterii In To the credit of The Abbott It should be mild that not only this hiii ilml race of tin? season, but he has been sick and his since his recovery In the vicinity of Tlie betting before the race wits (Continued on .Page Six.) PENNSYLVANIA DEMOCRATS DENOUNCE CORRUPTION. The Platform a Call for Reform and Delivery from Gang Nominations, democratic state convention to-day nominated .Indgo Itarman YcikcK, of Ooylcstown, for thex supremo court and Andrew .1. Palm. of Mondvlllo, for stain treasurer. The platform makes no reference to Wil- liam .1. Hryan or national affairs, be- ing confined entirely to state issues. In, the olodlng momenta of the con- vention resolutions were adopted with- out debate and by a practically unan- imous voie which will have the effect of blocking any effort that may bo contemplated looking to the with- drawal of the candidate for state treasurer and the substitution ot an anti-Quay republican on a' fusion ticket. The contest botxveen the rival Phil- adelphia. factions for recognition by I ho convention resulted In a harmon- ious agreement between the recognized leaders of the two elements. A com- mittee was designated to co-operate i'a.. Aug. a new The resolution wan carried. with former Governor Robert Pat- tison, chairman of the regular city committee in adjusting the differences that may arise in re-organizing the party in Philadelphia. Following the ratiflcalion of the har- mony program an effort was made by .1. 0. Ulrich. of Schnylkill to expel the Philadelphia delegates. He made Uohert fi. Wright road the platform, which was adopted. THE PLATFORM. The platform presented by the com- mittee when convention had re- speech criticizing the Harmony reso-1 convened was as follows: Thc democracy of Pennsylvania in convention assembled makes this dec- laration of its convictions and pur- poses in the coming election: Waiving all questions and proposi- tions upon which the people of the nation resolve into political parties. we call upon all honest citizens to unite with us for the redemption of our commonwealth from the' political freebooters who now control it. We invite all political parties, all or- ganizations of men heedful ot the pub- lic welfare, and all Pennsylvanians to join us in a crusade for thc purifi- cation of the polluted channels of. pub- lic authority. We deplore, with -all good men, the need of making the question of com- mon honesty and decent administra- tion an issue to divide the people ot a great state, bat to this deplorable necessity we have been brought by the outrages of republican machine change tjUat policy. Nothing will ever be accomplished by pailiamentary agi- atibn. WEST TO BE AGGRESSIVE WILL THY TO EL.KCT CDM.MAN- DEK-1N-CHIKF OF A. K. WASHINGTON'. Aug. Army men. will be interested in Icnoxv- that' the west is to KO to the Cleve- land em.-arnptn.ent next month with an asjrressive 'antl popular candidate' for the high ollice of ujnimandcr-in-chief. The. person for whom this honor -will be asked by the western states is JiKlse Kll Torrence. of Minneapolis, for years judge advocate general oti the stairs of successive' comrhanders-m-ehier, and well known in G: 'A. U. circles east and t General Sickles, of j York, and Thbttjps Spencer. aOjutant- generul of Ibe, 'Pennsylvania depart- ment., are candidates whose STORM ON GULF COAST HEAVY RAINS CAUSE DEVASTA- TION AND RUIN. Mobile, Ala., Isolated and Water is Flooding the of Life Feared on the Mississippi River Bottoms. ANOTHER EFFORT IS MADE FOR PEACE, Outside Persons Trying to Intervene Between Steel Workers and Strike Situation Unchanged. ATLANTA. Oa.. Aug. The have tHus far been made] trophlcal storm which has been raging- familiar to eastern readers, but it must j along the guir coast for two days has not be assumed': on thai m-count. svy to-night completely Isolated the City Judjre friends, spveral of the more of whom are in this city, ihet the east is tu have the com- I ot Mobile. Ala., from the outside i worid. It is Known that considerable this year without a damage has been done along the water front in Mobile, but whether there has I been any loss ot life or not is mere 1 conjecture. Nothing has been heard I from the country south of Mobile up thc last wire to Mobile i to the time BUFFALO. N.-V.. Aug. Me- I !.eod won the wix-stling; match from Charley "VYiuim-r. of Cincinnati. to-niyht. WHUoer won the tuss and muik- the first bo.W Graeeo Human. Hw wcjn it in 33 McLeod nuule ii brilliant s the Intions and condemning the leaders of tlie Philadelphia democracy. An as- sistant sergoant-at-arms tried to force Mr. TJlrieh to take his seat and there was almost a riot. The police inter- fered aiid after much excitement the Ulrleh resolution to expel the dele- Kates was rejected. The decision ot Chairman Kennan was appealed from and was sustained. John B. Keenan, of Greensburg, was the permanent chairman of the con- vention. After the credentials committee had reported that the Philadelphia trouble had been adjusted, a harmony resolu- tion relative to that matter was intro- duced. It, declared that Hon. R. B. Pattison had been selected as chair- man of the Philadelphia city commit- tee and that a committee of six had been appointed with full power and authority to determine nil differences, adopt rules for the government of the party and provide a method of holding primary elections for the tormalioruof dealt with present conditions In ire land. Al gnnnygldo. President -lohn F. Fin- orty called the meeting to order. In introducing Mr. Duvltt. P. H. Keene. chairman ot the afternoon meeting, paid a compliment lo Hint Indefatlg- i chnitiplon of the Irish cause. He said In part: "Mr. Davitl's wliQln career since en- tering actively into the advocacy of Irish liberty, has challenged even tho adniirnliim of hit" bitterest foes. His ntanil on every question In Ireland luts been token on high moral well as truly patriotic ground, and has nlways found its echo In the hearts of the minutes of the Irish people. He is to-day the acknowledged leader of the face; honw Mr. oavitt'i Then Mr. Dnvltf. arose. After eon- trusting the conditions in Ireland to- ilay with conditions they existed In the early part of the nineteenth cen- tury, he Wild: f was In Hits rliy addressing this Irish soeloUes of Chicago fifteen yertrs ifco to-tiny, witniti that fully, yonug meti And young Women have crossed from Ireland to the United not to return. Allow- ing half of these to have been men, Ille, loss to Ireland and the gain to thrt republic would In: a   miles and on both sides of lite bay. summer resorts and sum- mer houses are located. These were. It Is believed, In the direct pstlh of the storm. Fort Morgan runs around the bny through MIGHT GABLE NEWS. I'EKIN. Aug. ihliiWnn. thr, pnwot-K the preliminary the prolO'-ol In m-flor In Iilttrt They i Die BT, AUg. ei-nor Witt. j. IB lo be serlrtiixiy III from an arute-.ittack the country and covers 85 mites before of dysentery, ftwiH which IK Klirferlhsf IHI'ee PRESIDEHT HAYS RESIGNS. SAN FRANCISCO. Aitg. Is reported hen? Ihttt C. M. Mays, presi- dent of the Southern Pacific, has rc- slgtted. The retirement of President. Mays is said to bo due lo I lie curtail- ment of his power since the Iransfer of tho road to tho Harriman Mr. Mays could not be seen 10-day. I'ta Is utidftr a a. year contract. 'I roacbes the government resnr lion. j II is feared there has been loss of I life on some of the Islands in tho Mississippi Sound, located jtist out- side the bar below Fort Morgan. These islands are inhabited by Prullch men and are only about four or flvit feet above the water under ordinary ntuges, and there watt great loss of. life in According to advices received In At- lanta, the l.ouHvtllrt ft Nashville rail road has had washouts near GlleT Men- tour, Catherine, Lookout and Ulgolnts. Two mites of U ft N. tracks on PJIKC Four.) SENATOR FAIRBANKS SPEAKS TO KANSAS VETERANS IIUTCHjaON, Kan., Aug. dnnl. resolution. tor C. W. Fairbanks, of Indiana, was tho guest of honor at the state G. A. It. reunion at Camp General Sickles hern to-day. Senator 'Fairbanks addressed several thousand veterans and was ac- corded a warm greeting, 'lie paid a glowing tribute to the old soldiers, and in part: "Our country has grown stronger' and greater in tho arts of peace. Our material resources bailie competition. Our advantages suggest a future which no prophetic vision ia profound enough to measure. Our war with Spain, started in humanity's name, was far reaching in its consequences. New duties rest upon us. To them wo arc addressing ourselves with confi- "The first essential slep towards success abroad is unity of sentiment at home. Our country was never stronger nor more firmly sol in lite affections iind confidences of thc people than it is now. It is in no peril from imperi- alism within or imperialists without. We are held by common bonds to serve well tho state antl save it from thc polluting touch of anarchy, to hold it to the course set by our patriotic fathers. If we are faithful to, thc op- portunity about us and are inspired by the exalted mollves which actuated the Grand Army of the Republic, this nation will continue to grow in ma- terial and moral strength and ever stand for the most beneficient govern- ment ever instituted among men." tions. Three hundred men employed at the Seamless Tube .plant at Me- Reexport, an auxiliary of the National Tube company, threw down their tools and joined the strikers. It is said they quit because they would not handle non-union, made material. Dur- ing thc day the strikers kept a close watch on the plants that are bclai: operated with non-union men and also kept pickets around the Carnegie plants and the works that are com- pletely shut down. There were few developments and except iu the In- stances enumerated there have been no changes in the sllualion. Good order was general throughout all the strike districts. President Shaffer and his assistants had a bnsy day. They were on hand early and with but it i; plan is Caldwell is acting independently and j "dead line" that kept, thc third floor does not represent either the manu- facturers or the men. No expression from him was ob- tainable ami no line on the terms that have been considered can be had. It is believed here that under certain circumstances the contending sides could be brought together antl n set- tlement effected bill whelher such will come to pass remains to be seen. Shaffer for President Shaffer. In a signed state- ment made at noon to-day, said that personally he was for peace and that he -was lighting only because he was' on the defensive and forced to fight. Meantime the contest belwecn thv two great interests is waged with vigor and slightly varying fortune. steel corporation seenwd to somewhat stronger al the lower union mill ot the Carnegie company In cliy. although the arc Btlll working hard to cripple or close It. The- corporation also added to the force at and announced that al -last it had the plant running to its full capacity. It bad been anticipated thai to-day would domo move on the part ot the tin plate company, to- wards opening one or morn of plantti with non-itnlon men but noth- at oxt'eiMloii' In other dlrec- of the Bissoll block clear ot all in- truders, went into conference with the man who is believed to be Mr. Cmld- wvll. wbo has come into tlie breach with a peace plan. Shaffer Makct President Shaffer did not appear. until shortly after noon, when made the following statement to the newspaper men: "I will say officially the Amalga- mated association has submitted proposition to the steel corpontkm nor hns the steel corporation otocwl any proposition directed to the Amal- gumsited association. We have heard from the corporation oBclalllr since our last conference In New York. I will say. however, that certain MM formerly connected with the Amalga- mated association are interterimg I" Hits matter and interfering with our fight, they had better keep wit ot tt. I'eraonnlly. I. wish the fight were lied, but now that we are forced Bght and culled upon to defend our- selves, we are fighting on lUcveMfHl- ly. I know ot uo plaii for n settle- ment antl can assure you tlMt-M of the corporMlMi has been to these headquarters. In the morning tMt on rear.) CORN KING PHILLIPS IS A BANKRUPT. A Receiver Has Been Appointed and the Company Continue in Business. CHICAGO. AIIK. uetllloa of three creditors of c'loorge M. Phillips Co.. petition bankruptcy has greed of public plunderers for money, money. Shamelessly and publicly the votes of legislators are bought, and persist- ently and constantly' that, market values for legislators have been es- tablished by settled custom. The apparent indifference of our (Continued on Pago MORGAN.PLANS UNION OF LABOR AND CAPITAL NEW YORK. Aug. Press At a recent conference, however. bent! Hind for the company In the United Stales district court. Oeorge II. Phillips and two of the company filed their consent thai the H be allowed and the Chicago Titlu ami Trust company has bctlii appointed temporary receiver. The filing of the petition' and thc appointment of tho receiver will en- able tito company to continue in the business. Ono of the directors, W. K. Snekett. will be appointed by the receiver to mai'iage the business and the affairs of the company -will proceed under the new management. Thc three creditors who signetl the petition lire J. A. Grcenlee, Tl. R Ilab- bltt and W. II. Hutchlns. The claims of these gentlemen range from to Meanwhile the statement is.nearly complete and thc exact con- dition of the company's financial sec- retary will be known. Since the middle of July, when the tangled condition ot the books of the company was discovered, every effort lias boon made to straighten. out its affairs. Expert accountants have over- hauled the books, and have, in some degree, brought order out of chaos. It is now estimated that the assets of thc company will aggregate and the liabilities will not exceed 000. The two directors ot the companies will say to-morrow: I between the executive board of the J. Pierpont Morgan has planned the Amalgamated association and Charles greatest labor union ot the age, a union of labor and labor's St.bwab. president of the United States Steel Corporation, it came out tal. According t6 his plans, stock ot that Schwab, under the direction the United Slates Steel Corporation valued at several millions of dollars at par. has been set aside tor the pur- chase at inside figures by the Mr. Morgan hart formulated a sharing whereby it was pro- posed to make every employe ot steel corporation a co-operator in the men employed by the companies that.: business. make up the great steel trust. It The Press will also say that thp tho island." 'Nothing but force, declared the. _ spenlcer, will avail to make England hold. contemplated to form this co-partner- j plnn contemplated by the- United ship between the shareholders and the j States Steol corporation is nothing employes of Ibc United States Steel j morn than a high development of the corporation. eehentr- that has prevailed in the Car- Thc plan was conceived before the nesie plants since- 1892. strike was thought ot and then it' was j After" studying the success attained expected that, it might be put in opera- by CarnoRle. it is snid that Morgan lion in two yours. It required time to and his associates in the management formulate the undertaking. this or the United iSatcs Steel Corpora- the announcement wna, with- j lion determined that it would bo wise 'o extend thc scheme. ANOTHER IMTERURBAN. who joined with Mr. In coit- scnllng to filing thc petition are C. It. Moon- and W. K. Sackett. The re- maining director itvjohn P. WolllH. W. K. Sackclt has boon placed In of the affairs of the company under the receiver and Will assume hhi du- ties to-morrow morning. Company U Tin! Kcrord-Herald to-morrow will say: Mr. Phillips when seen to-night an effort to appear composed, but It was evident'that lie deeply felt final step In the dlBlntanglemetit Of his affairs, which had been, forded upon him through the action of thrM of. his company's creditors. .By his own statement, the company. is insolvent. The liabilities he placoir at about with assets, taken at their face value, Jimoiinling to 000 or Of this he is in worthless iw> that thc company will fall short ap-, proxiniatcly in the settlement. this, Mr. Phillips declares he will, make up to the creditors to the last cent. He says ho has lost or given up all of thc money and real estate, but that, accepting the. offers of flijUin- dnK assistance, he will resume iMsl- r-ess individually. Voluntarily bo giro- poses to give for the benefit of .the' creditors every dollar of profits hft makes in his transactions over anil above a year, which he will' keep for himself and family. where it will probably connect with the Union Traction company. It Us pro- branch from PRTFU SCHWAB WANTS TO PAR- Posed also to build a AI.TJCL 'THK PANHANDLE to Portland. THKOITOH HARTPOTID CITY. (Special lo the Journal-Gazette.) HARTKOKD CITY. Ind., Aug. PeLer Schwab, thc millionaire brewer of Hamilton. P., wants to build an elec- tric rftilroacl from Richmond to Gas City by way of RidRCVille. His repre- sentatives were in this city yesterday lookip.it over the ground with a view to ascertaining the state ot public ..pinion relative to an electric line that would parallel the Panhandle for nearly r.trty miles. Mr. Schwab's proposed rond is lo be known as the Rastcrn Indiana Traction company. From Richmond it will bo :i continuation oCn road projeclfHl from Cincinnati. U will come north to Uldgevlllc. theiu-G it will run wist through Rwlkey. Dunkirk, Millgrovo. I Hartford City and Upland to Gas City, THREE BOATS LAUNCHED. DESTROYERS WHIPPL.E. TRUX- TI'N AMD WORDEN FORMALIST TRANSFERRED TO THE WATER AT BALTIMORE. BAT.TI.VfORE. Aug. addi- tions to thc United States navy were christened and launched at the ship- yards ot thc Maryland Steel company bere this afternoon. They are torpedo boat destroyers and will be known here- after by the names of Whipples Trux- tun and Worden. The ceremonies attendant upon thc launching took place at o'clock in tlie presence or a large assemblage, of hand- some women and distinguished men. including? officers in both army and tuivy and civilians of prominence.   

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