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   Fort Wayne Journal-Gazette, The (Newspaper) - August 30, 1901, Fort Wayne, Indiana                               THE WAYNE JOURNAL-GAZETTE. Journal. 1868. 1863- FRIDAY MORNING: AUGUST 30, 1901. PRICE FIVE CENTS. MRS. JOHN SCHLAT- TER KILLED BY FALL- ING FROM A TREE. BETTER THAN THEMULIET. TWO DOWNIE PUMPS SHOW GRAT- IFYING RESULTS. Wife of Well Known Allen County Farmer fleets With a Tragic Death----Her Neck Broken. .Mrs. Barbara Scblatter, wite ol John Schlatter, living two anil one- lialC miles northwest of Leo, was in- stantly ktlled.br falling from a tree at her home Thursday afternoon. She. was on a ladder picking'apples in iler own orchard when the accident oc- curred. -Mrs. who was above medium weight, was about twenty feet from the ground on a lad- der propped against a limb of a tree. .On the ground below her was a little (laughter of Mr. Depew, a Neighbor. Suddenly a movement of the limb caused the ladder to turn over, and the unfortunate, woman, unable to re- gain her balance, was thrpwn to the ground below. She alighted on her head 'and (he ladder toppled over on top of her. The little Depew girl, badly fright- ened, ran to a nenrby Held, where her father was working and called him to the scene. When lie arrived he found Mrs. Schlatter dead under the tree. Mr. Schlatter was absent from home, having drix'ea t'o the city in the morn- ing with a load of .hogs. A messenger was dispatched, who met him on the road and imparted the terrible tid- ings. Mrs. Schlatter was 51 years of age and a member of the Araish church. She was well known and greatly loved among a large .circle of friends, and her tragic death has cast the entire community into, gloom- Her husband is one of the best-known farmers in the northern part of Allen county. Coroner W. Barnett was sum- moned and drove to .the Schlatter home, where he examined tho remains. He found that the fall had brolten Mrs. Schlatter's neck and that death in all probability had been instan- taneous. She had struck on the ground on (lie side of her bead. The funeral arrangements have not been made. UNION PICKETS DARE NOT SPEAK TO NON-UNION WORKERS. Steady and Large Production From Two Official Test More Water at West Side Station. FIRST TO PREACH THE FAITH ON PACIFIC fcOAST. The Rev. J. Bushier Dies Suddenly at San Fort Wayne at The two wells which are hooked up with tlie Downie pumps at the north side station were given 'an hours' test yesterday, with very satis- factory results. The tests began at 10 o'clock in the morning, in the pres- ence of the mayor, the water works trustees, the council committee on water works, and the special citizens' committee. The byo pumps were CHICAGO. Aug. pickets may he arrested without warrants and held to tho criminal court for utilnw- ful If they touch a non- union mnn urn! request the privilege of a conversation. Thin wim (he pur- port, of a decision rendered hen. in. diiy liy Justice PoyK when he lirM to the criminal court .lames .1. Brown urn) Herman VogleBnng. two of the KtrlKc committee ot the Iron MolOers' union of North America, who on Aug. 22. pulled the sleeve-OC Anton Nelson, it molder. add Bald: I with CHICAGO, Aitg. .TmlKe-wlth the company or Its employes. linker's Injunction, twenty-seven inch who arrived W. It. CoiiKoy company's printing plant, at llnmmond. Tml.. were mirronndud by striken? to- day iiml persuaded not to go to work. No threats were made by the .strikers, neither was any effort made by the company's officiate to enforce the In- junction. The girl strikers' cohiniH' Ice culled upon Mr. Coilkey and do- tttiimlcd 'hat. Iholr. wages be doubled they will call off their strike. 0., Aug. Stales Judge. .1. Wing this aft- ernoon Injunction" to vent the striking workmen at the American Bllrwt Steel cottipuri.v'n plant at Canal Dover, O.. from Interfering kept going steadily until 6 o'clock. No. well, was piped down 133 feet and No. 3 121 feet 2 1-2 inches. The depth is not sufficient to secure the best results from the pump, as after thirty minutes work, with the pumps speeded to over 35 revolutions, there was a flow of air. showing that the water bad gone below the full work- ing capacity ot the pumps. Ten inch well No. 2 showed a steady capacity during the eight hours of 272 gallons per minute, and No. 3. also, a ten. inch well, a capacity of 282 gallons. A record was kept ot the coal con- sfimed. each barrowful. being weighed Each engine used about pounds of coal in thirty minutes. >-A record wan also kept of all tht wells in the vicinity, in order to show the effect of the puntplng on the gen eral static head of the water. The well ou thi> Jacobs land dropped -I 'eet. 3 inches; leu-Inch well No. t I feet '.I Inches: live-Inch well No. E Cropped. "7 feet 2 inches. These an north of the station. Of tho soutli wells. No. J. Inchon In diameter Iropped in feet 4 Inches: flve-lnel eli No. 2 dropped IT. feet 3 Inches Hid ien-lueh well No. I dropped 2 fen 1 IncliOB. As compared with the air lift made last, winter and spring, th Oowtilfe pump him tlie advantage by n large' margin. Last winter No.'2 well of 9oo Tile petition alleges that the union men have coerced utid Intimidated the employes of the company. MILL MEN MAKE CLAIMS TO CAINS BUT STRIKERS IT. PITTSBUttO, Aug. Ot the mllla of the United Steel corporation that were by the strike of the Amalgamated associa- tion, stated to-day that they arc re- ceiving many' applications from for- mer employes for work. The an- nouncement that the company would start their mills non-union has, the officials believe, caused a weakening in the ranks of strikers and many arc setjklng cover. The Amalgamated officials, how- ever, claim that their ranks, arc strong as ever. -One of the steel ofll- claisi said to-day that a general mis- take was made as to the time it would take to train inexperienced men to, operate mill machines. It is now determined, he said, to have new men 1 placed in positions that will give them a chance to learri the skilled woric and many ot the men who held menial positions in the union mills are'to bo taught skilled work. It is asserted that in a feyir montlis new men wili be at work in all the plants now Idle. The strikers say it will take years to accomplish all this. Reports from all the" iuills ot the enrporatloli show that steady gains are in the force ot non- union men. The strikers claim to have induced; six non-hnibri men to desert--the 'Slar'InlHs" to-day and to go liaclc 'to Chicago.. Superintendent Piper, of the Star plant, announced that he is nearly ready to start up the other mills in the plant, and the men arc now waiting for the improve- ments to he completed, in the mill. In the Painter mills the work is pro- gressing smoothly and no desertions are reported. New men are being se- cured though tlie company officials any that on Sundays the strikers make tin active canvass ot the homes of the men at work and seek to in- duce remain away from tho plant.. The last two mills in the Painter plant, worn to have been started to-day but it .was found im- possible to have them ready and tho stalling was postponed for a few days. Pickets about the-Wndsay-Mc- Ciitolmon plant in Allegheny claim to have turned hack ;v now man to-day. wlio was bound for the mills. The only slsniflcant action in Law- The Assessments for the Intercepting Sewer Cause an Early Here. Relatives A telegram to the" Hev. j. Laage last evening conveyed Information of the sudden death in Sai Francisco of the Rev. J. Buehler. onej of the most wide- ly known Lutheran' ministers in the United States first to preach the doctrines ot thijk denomination ou .he Paeiiic coast. The telegram gave no details, merely gating that death was unexpected. The Rev. Lange Concord ia college, to the ministry ii charge was in San never had another. neer of Lutbe'ranhj i on the western durjrig le early years ot his work thereJlie raveled .extensive- ly through Californi i. although always charge at San over forty years hler visited Fort retaining his cnie Francisco, Since going wesl ago. the Uev. ras a graduate ot was ordained 1S5H. His Orst Fnftjcisco, and he tte. was the plo- COMPLAIN OF ASSESSMENTS, BOARD OF WORKS HAS A SES- SION WITH KICKERS. Will Be Discussed The Municipal News. SYLVAN LAKE TRANS- FORMED INTO A FAIRYLAND SCENE. Glories of the Venetian Night Of Entranced Visitors. onccvlllc to-day was the successful starting of tin- Guide pill In the ower union mills of Iho- Carnegie iompany. Tho slart was made, ac- cording to the officials, with a full crew and the mill will be run .without ntcrrupllon. The rumor that the steel workers' strike would affect the opening ot tho window glass .plants this fall, was said by a prominent manufacturer to-day to be absurd. The building trades, he said, have not been, affected by the strike. The American Tin Plate company has announced that it will start the Dcinmler mills of the company Mon- day ot next week. Police protection has been asked from Mayor Black, of McKeesport. Officials ot the Amalgamated asso- ciation will not discuss the report of injunction being served against their members at Canal Dover, 0-, until they .hear officially from their district officers. It is -believed by many ot the lay members ot tho association that somo effective way will be found by which injunctions can be .circum- vented. Reports to-night from outside points indicate no change whatever in tho strike situation. The report from to-night is that the steel hoop mill will resume with full force on next Monday, ac- cording to the plans made at present Enough men have been secured, it is claimed, to operate the- plant both turns, and the strike here will be practically' broken should this be car- ried out. The tin mill is running with its usual regularity and present indi- cations do not point to any approach- ing trouble. Advices from was pumped .by air. at a i feet, and produced SM gallons pet' minute. No. 3 well was pumped by nlr In the spring, and at tlie same lopth. produced 117 gallons' per mln- ite. The nlr compressors, too, re- quire greater power, anil consequently consume more- fuel than the lltlle old fashioned engines that .empoTitHly Installed to run the ftownlo pumps. The air lift, people will be given a chance, however, lo show what they van do. and they have been Invited 10 pump the -dame wells that were lestc-d yesterday. The date of the test with air will be arranged later. A Side Ttit. Somo- ot the councilmcn arc con- vinced that the yesterday dem- onstrated tho insufllelency of the sup- ply on the north side. They' belloW that It the wells were piped 200 feet deep and the Downie pumps speeded up to their full capacity, the head would drop SO low that air would (tow In. Consequently they will ask the trustees to drill two ten Inch wells at the west side station, No. 2. and make comparative tests there ot the Downie pump and the air lift. Municipal Newt. Building permits have been issued 16 'John Parish Mr a barn on Wil- liams street, to cost Charles Pape. for a two-story frame dwelling it St. Mary's avenue and Burgess itreet, for Philip Wyss, for in addition to dwelling on Caroline New cases of scarlet lever have >een reported at No. >322 Broadway ind 467 South Lafayette Vstreet. DR. BASHFORD STAYS IN OHIO. DELAWARE, 0-, Aug. an all-day session ot the trustees ot the Ohio Wesleyan university of Dela- ware, held here to-day, it was an- nounced that Dr. J. W. Bashford, pres- ident of the- institution, would continue in that office. Dr. Bashford had been offered the presidency ot the North- western university ot Chicago, and had left, the matter to the decision of the Woslcyan trustees. The question of salary was not considered. Wayne several tlmf s to attend meet- ings of tho Mjssourjlj synod. Mr. Ferdi- nand Wynekin. of: East Washington street, is a lirother-l'i-law of de- ceased. iS Mr. Bitchier wft years of age1 and had always cnjoy-d good health, so the news of his sudden death will cause u shock In tibtherun circles all over the country, for he was held in I he highest esteem both by tho clergy and laity. SundVland. Irtna Stindorland. aged 3 months. ilM Thursday evening at. the resi- dence of her grandpannitK. Mr. and Mrs. Anthony Kelker. on Falrfleld ---------0-------r FEDERATION OF CATHOLIC SOCIETIES. Canal Dover O., to- night say official notice ot the injunc- tion proceedings (lid not roach the town until late to-night, when "United States Mnrshal Tanning came to serve tlio writs on all tho strikers ho could find. The strikers were taken nback con- siderably by tho movement and say it is wholly unwarranted, for they bavo sii far not intimidated anyone nnrt have only used moral suasion. .Mhn Stevenson, secretary ot the (Continued on Page Four.) NKW yotlK. Aug. Me- ITatll, of New Jersey, opened the con- vention ot Roman societies, fhlch WHS called to meet, at Long Oranch 10-day to effect a federation >t the societies throughout the Untied States. A temporary organization was ef- fected, ptnhn were Offered for a con- ntltution and form ot organization, and Dfllcers were appoint- otllce until a permanent or- ganisation Is effected. The meeting was well attended by_ delegates from moftt of the custom and middle states representing organizations having n membership of over 300.000. It was de- cided to bold the convention for per- manent, organization, In Cincinnati Doc. After the election ot the following officers the convention ad journed: President, Henry A. Fries, Erie, Pa.; vice president, Thomas W. Fitzgerald New .York; secretary, John J 6'ROurke, Philadelphia; treasurer, M. P. Mooney, Cleveland. spiritual di rector, -Rt. Sev. A. B. McFaul, Trcn ton. Executive J. Coylc Pennsylvania; E. Reardon. Indiana; J. C. McGuire. New York; L. J. Kault man, New York. Advisory Board- Rev. Dr. Wall, New York; Father M C. Olllundy, Mass.; P.. IT McOuire, J. E. Clinton Trenton; Thomas P. McKenna, Long Branch, N. J.; Father W. P. Cantwell. Long Branch, N. J. The board ot public works is up against one ot the toughest'proposi- tions of recent years in the levying ot assessments for the intercepting sewer. Last night was the time fixed for the confirmation ot the as- sessment rolls, but the board was uot able to satisfy the people who called to know the reason for what they re- garded as excessive assessments, and after straggling with the kickers for two hours the board took a recess until 2 o'clock this afternoon, without having transacted auy business. From the first it has been realized that the levying of satisfactory as- sessments would be a difficult job. 'he board has been at it for more ban a year, and has had Deputy City "ogincer McKendry and an' as- istant, ITcnry Lichtslnn, at work uring nearly all ot that time dividing be city into plats for the purpose of rrlving at a correct basis ot assess ment. All lots were assessed on the ot value and ot benefits derived rom the construction of the sewer, n making the assessment the board IBS taken into consideration the lo cation, value, and uses ot every lot In he city. The assessment falls heav- cat on down town property and light- est on lots in the outskirts. The char icter ot business carried on bag also factor in determining the mount lo be paid, and hotels, which have the heaviest drainage, are as- waited higher than any other species it property. occupied by groceries, saloons and other bnal- ICUSCB entailing heavy drainage, are Ino more heavily assessed than oth- TB wlilcli are calculated to put less it n burden on the newer system. It took the board six months to ar- rive at an equitable estimate ot bene- fits'" to every lot In the and about mttfrh longer for the Inents to be fixed. Now the board will In many caites have to go over the whole ground agnln to satisfy property owners Hint assessments nrc just. Many property owners will want, a full description ot the entire of assessment before agreeing lo the levy, ami there will no doubt be many remiinslrHiiceH. night. A. J. Vesey on behalf of W. J. and Maggie Veiiey, filed a. ro- monslrance against the assessment ..t certain lots on South Broadway. Mr. Volney Parks wanted. 10 Know all about tho assessments on his lots, which are scattered In various parts of town and all of which, ol course, are assessed differently. A number of others called to learn the why and wherefore ot assessments on their property differing" from those oh prop- erty throe or four blocks away, and the explanations occupied the time ot the board for very nearly two hours. Other business which was to come up could not be considered, and the board finally decided to take a recess until 2 o'clock this afternoon, when the as- sessment roils will be- taken up City Pay Day Changed. The city employes will be paid oft on Aug. 31. instead of on Sept. 1, on With not a drop of rain, nor the appearance of it. with all bud and un- kindly winds packed tight in the weather bag ot Boreas, with the air tempered 'to a gentle mildness and with a big yellow glorious moon shining over all. Venetian night at Rome City was a success far beyond even the most sanguine wishes of the- thousands who laughed in. the joy of their hearts and shouted gaily in the city ot dreams and by the painted lake. The earnest labors ot the cot- tagers had not gone for nothing; the time and money spent on the beauti- ful festival was not without full re- ran! and every lucky man and wom- an who was thrilled by the fairy splendor of the night feasted eyes and ears lill they could feast no more, and then went' their ways, thanking their lucky, stars that they had been permitted to live in a scene from fairyland. Mere words, the plain unpoetical words ot the English language cannot begin to tell of the beauty and bril- liancy of It all. It would take another language. Spanish, or better, the Ital- ian of old Venice to halt describe the scene that sent the cottagers ot Rome City to bed last night with proud fccarts and beauty- wearied eyes. Fancy and summon up before the mind's eye the ceremony which the old of Venice used In ages long ago to giving bock Ith pomp and glory Hie ring loathe en: fancy the festivals old King t. XIV of his name, held In the omlerful ot Versailles: ncy a of Hi old Jap- n. recall-the modern glories of the kc at. the Chicago fair and in who was not fortunate enough to e at Home City night, may gain faint Idea, ot the wonder ot It, the Ihereil heailty. the colored splendor the myriad lights plrit of It all whWl tuaile spectators Hit "ft -o1 lire 9f be heard only on the water. The Stars and Stripes Forever sounded as it nev- er sounded before to the eager listeners who lined the shores and held their boats silent on the lake that they might not miss a note. The voice of Urbahns ringing clear and mellow lushed all other sounds and gave to song grown wearisome and hackneyed rom endless repetition in music halls ,nd theaters ai new significance, a something above the things of the vorld, a note of true religion without cant or hypocrasy. From a. boat floating slowly by came the sweet inkling mandolins and the plMlant strumming ot guitars. Through all Ik all and over all was the laughter of men and women who irere bcwItcWd iy the scene and laughed and laughed and laughed again out of sheer ness of heart, and often knew not what made them laugh. A aiory of There bit the dark tagrt ot a play of brilliant beauty, hero tho ful! moon Rending ncs ot silver from shore to shore, here were big trees black and sjlcnt. naklng a background ot Wonderful ef- ectivenesii for the that were nrtelng on lake- and shore, J.lghU ere everywhere. Wroaltted in wonderful decorations shores, high account of Labor day. FORT WAYNE FIRE 19 REVIVED BALDWIN EXPEDITION. PATENTS FOR INDIANA IN- VENTORS. WASHINCTON. Aug. VS.. Clb.be. Plymouth, grinding machine; Harvey S. Cover. South Bend, respira- tor; Charles A. Dnhlhaus, Brazil, ve- hicle F. Hartlir. Rvnns- villp, plmv'or cultivator; Al Hnywanl. Warsaw, heater for 'watering tanks: Jane .Tories, WnshinKlon, combined- car rcp.lnccr 
                            

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