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   Fort Wayne Journal-Gazette, The (Newspaper) - October 1, 1901, Fort Wayne, Indiana                               THE FORT WAYNE JOURNAL-GAZETTE. ESTABLISHED TUESDAY MORNING, OCTOBER 1, 1901. PRICE FIVE CENTS. HOW OTHER CITIES TREAT INTER-URBAN LINES-ARE 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 Jour- nal-Gazette addressed a letter of in- iiniry lo a number of newspapers and replies are coming in steadily. It will be noted in the letters pub- lished this morning that where Hit! in- ter-urbuns are not owned by the city i-coupanics. they secure independent entrances, and in a few places.' at. tempts similar to that in Kort Wayne, were made lo gongc the new compan- ies. Everywhere, It will be noted, Ihe lu- li'r-iii-biin lines are hailed as great tradii winners, and they build up city and country alike wherever they touch. Below Is a, i-oliy of the letter of in- quiry addrcsKiMl to the newspapers and th'e replies far received: FQ11T Ind., Sept. 20.1901. My Dear are just now wrest- ling with -the Intel-urban railway li'in In Fort Wayne. Oiw line has biien' bulk intu the .i-Uy and is anxious to land its paHaensers rlose to the trading center, but it is difficult to agree upon :i fight way. The local traction company is en- deavoring to control Intel-urban lines and force .them into the city over its tracks, but its terms are prohibitive and destructive of interurban prop- erty, to begin with must be-slow in expenditures as well as earnings- Would you kindly toll us how inter- urban railways enter your city, wheth- er on their, own itracka or city com- pany; and what effect interurbiin rail- ways have upon the trade. Hits growth and prosperity of your community? 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, A] 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 eiithusinstie over tin: admis- sion of and instead of po.sins their entnimv, are willing to make any reasonable concessions lo bring them In. We expect to hiive at luast two niore lines construcied into city next year. The franchises granted thus far are for the term of thirty years. Sincerely yours. CllAS. S. HAAS. Manager Plain Dealer. INTER-URBAN LINES A GOOD PAY TWO CENTS A PAS- SENGER IN TOLEDO. THE TOLEDO TOLERO, 1901. AvJ: Fort Wayne, In'd.: Dear reply-to yours ot, the 26th would say. 'that the. interufbim lines ...enter-. ...Toledo, over the o 'li Railway THING. TUK CllllONIt.'LK OO.MI'ANY, MAItlOX. 1ml., Sept. 27. 1UUI. Mr. A. J. Moynlhaii. Editor Juurnal- Kort Wayne, hid: Dear Vom- letter of the liotli at ,iand, iind In reply will that uur in- terurban lines enter Ibe city over their own tracks. Ihe. Marion WASjIIlNOTON. Sept. lleur Ad- miral Hvans, who. as captain, com- uiatided the battleship Iowa during. the Santiago campaign, was a witness before the Sc-hleJ- naval court of ln- ipiiry to-day. His testimony covered the entire period fruni the time the Iowa left the port of Key West on the of May, 181IS. until the pth of July, when Admiral ISvanK testified he had a conversation with Admiral Schley concerning the battle of the He dcM-iihed ill detail the princi- pal battle of Santiago, and also gave? particulars concerning the bombard- ment of (be Colon on the :ilst of May. Other wilncHsies of Hit; day were Captain Theodore If. who was commander of the cruiser Minueupo- is during the Spanish war anil Com- .m.-indcr James M. Miller, who was in (omnium! of Morrimac until that vessel was turned over to Ucnt. HouEon to be sunk in the mouth of iho harbor at Santiago. Admiral livans hud not his testimony when joui-ncd for the day. Commander Miller the concluded court ad- was a sensitive You will understand that City Kullroad' company uwiu'd 'Hut lint's suuth from here about twenty-miles. The Union Traction coin- puny of ou-nes 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 tint! 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 interurhuns also I tend to increase, the growth and pros- perity 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 CHRONICL'E CO. MARION BENEFITED. -THE MARION LEADER. MARION. Ind., Sept. 27, 1901.' 'Light' f company; or as '-you. 'tern "it; the, city'; -For su'cii'use of the ci'ty conijiany's-'.trafcks.the interur- baii'.jfiidj.suburiiaiir.iines uorppany two a. Beyond a-shad'o-.v ofAa.' doubt The ;in- lerurban lines 'have 'greatly Jncreased.'the '.trade of Toledo': with, the towns! 'Should advise' Fort Wayne' to. remove every obstacle that may '.possibly: be' in the-eri trance of- such lines. would add furthermore anyone who opposes such an' eii-. traiice is without'doubt an. enemy to the' city'.and 1 Yours very sincerely. .vTHa.TOLEDO BEE: 1 Mr. A. JV Moynihan, Fort W. B. Westlake, is in and i 'Shall 'therefore answer your recent, letter" to 'bini regarding m- .terurban .railways- 7 railway-system lit Marion 'arid eomin'ijyinto: ..the 'feily: areVgwhea--9hd operated by-' the: of.Indi- ana: interurban '.railroads have proven .very'valuable-for Mai-ion and stimulated trade in most every line of business. .They have assisted ma'terially in.the growthund prosperity] of the, conmiuhity. One interurban line is worth more to a'city than-several railroads. The smaller towns along; these lines.are injured to-a certain ex- tent. This .has been the .experience in Grant county. The people.of ithe'small- and conservative witness, and plainly showed that he had not forgotten his summary removal from the Meri-imac, when It was turned over to Lieutenant Hohson. Tie testified concerning the weather that prevailed during the lasi days of May, 18'JS. He said that ships could have. been coaled then and. indeed, he did coal several, bill if he liad had- bis own way, lie wouh 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 coii c'cniing the weather and conditions for coaling. Captain Jewell denied that of Admiral Schley's letter to the havi department, under date ot Feb.- 28, 'in which the admiral said that Jewel had informed him that he (Jewell had seen nothing of the Spanish fleel Jewell testified that he- bad written 'a letter .calling attention .to Adrnira Seliley's error after his'letter hail beei but' the court, held' 'that thi latter" statem'cht of the witness ha no .bearing oh the ease.- testified WELCOMES v INTER-URiBANS. THE DEALER er places now come -to' Alarion to do their-trading, arid who formerly" patronized, the merchants of their., postpflice towns, now take advan- tage of tlie internrbau.and. vco'iiie to the county1 seat. Hoping this inf.orniation will be of benetlt to you; I iim yours truly, FEANK. Mgr..-Lcader. Ind., Sept. 29, 1S01.') In reply .to -your i'niiuiry- of th'e; 26th, relative, to -.Inter- railWay I, desire.' to say -that Wabash has. iio exclu- siv'e jcity system, three .inter-xirbins have. been, granted ii-anchises covering- certain streets, in' ;tlie- city and all-have been. given access to the bus- JheFJS ceriteivoJC'Wabash. The "vTabash' Kivii-i- Traction. company .'franchise, coy- .ers Xv abash street; 'the, best business street. Manclieiter avenjieV Vernbn street and. Mill street, total d'lsfsrn'c'e' of nearly four miles', and is operating :its. lines on .the.aarae. .'Fort Wayne using any part of the "Traction' and was granted '-'a- iraiichjse on Market. Miami. Jlain arid- JHili' -streets, all prom- ihent- thoroughfares and leading to the of the commercial .district, the council cheerfuily si-anting the 'right. and was with .-unanimity, backed by the citizens in. so .doing. The "VVabash Rochester railway, which be built tliis. fall the early spring, lias nuite as desirable a. franchise, covering sonic of the best streets, and the comino'iiore 'fit" file' flying rbh, .while oft. Cienftiegos, to find on ELECTRIC LINE. wo Granted and Work will Begin Next Week. (Special to tilt? Journal-Gazette-) lllU., Sept. a meeting or thu city council- atiu-Uay night, a franchise was ranted to thi; Upchester-Wabash Kail- company, providing for con- truction of an .'liiterurban llmt from Vabash to this tlty. A franchise was also granted to the Rochester Northern company, granting it Hie isht, ou certain eondi'.ions, to run and pcra'ti- an interurban lint; through his'city. Tlio liiianciws ofthB Wabash-Ko- company Cleveland men, nd tliey have accepted the frunchise. losril all contracts and will begin vork Oct. 7. This line will open up i country between this city and Chi- through' which no railroad oper- Thi! franchise is for fifty years, .nil should the company fall -to con? ilruct the line'by Jiily I. 1903, will ort'eitcd. Tin; North- !i-n franchise will be forfeited if tho ine is not constructed by July 1, DUBBIN'S ANSWER. Will Not Honor the' Kentucky Re- quisitions. INUIAXAI'OLIS, Seiit. .was given- out al noun to-day llmt CJovernor Durbln wiiulil refuse luww ihv Kt-nlm-ky sciuej tu him Saturday. railing for the extradition of WilUum S. Taylor anil Kinlcy. The governor, at that hut', Kuid lie would give his formal tefiuiou to Arthur Coebel and his as- sociates when they vailed at the louse, this afternoon- His format d.e- he said, would be made In the usual form to Governor Itcekhuiu. of who issued the requisition. OFFICERS KILLED WITH MEN MANILA, Hughes, who is on the Inland Samar, reports the arrival of Stfrgcant Murkley and one private at, Tamuui the light at where more than forty men of CojppSny C, Ninth infan- try, were killed.by Insurgents, who at- tacked the troops at brcakfasl Saturday. Tlie'men who have reachei: Tannan say the o'fficers of the com .pany, who werq'reported to have es killed! with the majority of the compariyy.' The troops werefatt'ackcd, while mi prepared, by; of whon THE CIRCUMSTANCE OF THE ASSAULT ON THE M'KINLEY GUARDS VERI- FIED BY MILITARY OFFICERS. CANTON, O., Sept. oUlcers and men of Co. 0. of the 14th U. S. infantry, on duly at West cem- etery, guarding tho resting place of doubt that he had cot been drinking and that he was in his uormai con- dition. "The. most common belief la that the This Hnal answer .if the governor ''resident McKiulcy worked diligently j sentinel was over-wrought by the was In wnu.llamv with the miuest to-day investigating tho strange story 1 loneliness ot his position, that his .f tin: Kentucky rpprwwntallves Unit In which I't-ivatc I'roml, who was were overtaxed and that im- KovM-nor rca.i .-an.fully' j oii'duty at the top of the vault Sun-1 agination contributed some of the de- ligured so prominently. tails related in good faith. The post was regarded by all as particularly isolated and depressing to the man and LJU? I ly'T 4UIU I of court of appeals in all the i saraft by null. Koehel cases together with the dia- tat'-v rBgulatiunu which previMiled the opinions of the judges of tint oftlciTS and men from muking dotailctl I guarding it at night, and it in under- i-ourt uf appeals from Hie dwiHlou of the court. The papers .subniitted lo the governor by Arthur Coebel, K. U Willlji and J. K. CirlHln, of t.'inciiiimli and Chief if Police Williams, of Frankfort. Ky.. wan voluminous anil treated the mat- ter extensively from all .standpoints Including Ihe history ot the fioebel murder, the u-lalH of J'ower.s. Youtsey, Howard unit Itlpley and the formcr upplication of Kentucky for requisi- tions for Taylor and li'lnley. Arthur Clotibfcl, in relating Hie In- terview with Ciovernor Dui'bin, said; "I naked tlni governor, who wius about 'to deny the reiiulHitlons, 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 CJLSCH he would NUrreiider Taylor and Flnley and he did not reply. 1 then asked him if he did not think fail- that he should read this- evidence De- deciding and he said he would.'1 It Is the general feeling here that the requisitions will be refused. stateniftils concerning incidents stood that more sentinels will be sta- last night was operative to-day. The tioiied at the point in the future. ALARMINGLY AFFLICTED. -.about 140. Many of the soldiers.'-were-murdered in their I quarters b'efdra'tiieqr'jiaiVtiine to grasp j .their rifles. Gen. Hughes is going to tiie scene of. ijSejY disaster and will command the trbojpV- personally. been' 'discovered --wi- wlieOfer" boats were inside'l.the whites. harbor. He also that: no strehudus.- effort iilade to prevent tiie Spaniards at Cientuegos .from com; pieting their batteries. capital of" tiie province .'of that .namei The ob- ject ot tlie-'society is the slaughter of Dr. Burroughs Remaining Arm Must Be Cut Away. CRAWFORDSViLUS. 1ml.. 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 Au- gust he had his remaining arm broken at-a railway station in New. York. Word now.comes-that" this arm must also be amputated, leaving the doctor aUieJpless. Cripple. t lijiPPJ.ars he is afliicte'd'-with- disease-ottEe'lioIeH; which renders them both'soft .and brit- tle.. representative of Hit; Ansmeialed Press saw all of the commissioned oflkura, several non-commissioned olllccrs and a number of privates and gleaned the following: "All of thtr commissioned ullicers' and the' members of Ihe company In general accepted fully the story re- lated by Private Preml last night, and really believe that the prowlers vein about the vault with no good pur- pose. To-day only one of the coni- nl9Xioncd officers adhered to the be- ief that an attempt hail been made ipon the sentinel fur ghoulish jiu'r-- loses. He said: 'It was the real .hing. Ib was prompted by the pure: tussediiess of some people who thought to bring reproach upon the nation by doing damage to the rest- K place..of the dead president.' "All the men who were seen ex- iresscd the belief that Private Do Prcnd acted in good faith arid that IIP related only what he believed to lie the real circumstances. With the captain and'others he went over the details '.of the whole affair at least a dozen times ami it is -said never varied CAPT. L-EMLEY'S SISTER BURNED TO-DEATH. sept. was receive'd here to-night'of the'de'atti burning 'of: a sister' of -Capti Lein- ley; 'judge of th'e Schley court of Occurred 'in North-Gardima' -Immediately receipt ot ib'c hews 'Admiral his' counsel sent- WMOLlNTTEAR. COMPLIES WITH THE LAW. Union Surety Company Deposits Bonds Worth WELSH.VCalcasc; parish, Sept. The oil; well vwhich'. is situated j ing with. Auditor of State' The Union'' Surety- of th'is city complied with the bonding and surety ]aly 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 Ihe morning re-, ports, saying they gave a full and complete statement of facts so far M related last night.' lie was fully con- vineed last night of th'e truth of the story as related, but after investifa- tion entertained doubts, hot of sincerity of Private De Frond, but the correctness ot the conclusions: Captain Diddle authorized this state- ment; "I think the sentinel .deceived ilm- self ou the occurrence. J do'not think an actual attack as related hy. Win occurred: 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 formal'inquiry into the matter remains for Gen. Otis to terminc. t The usual1 guard and patrol was on duty to-day.- 'Last night, after .the-'' story of Private force: 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, -who went Knelt to the establshert. heyoud all fort. STRANGE STORY OF A BOSTON GIRL WHO TRAV- ELED ASA MAN AND DIED ON SHIPBOARD. ;three miles :from was ihe scene erup- tion, ever iii ;this part ttie country, Beaumont, hot exceptc'd. in bonds of''Marion county.. Tlie'com- pauy was at once granted a" certificate authorizing- it to transact business in Indiana. -Itngh Bougherty. df'Blufl- INTER-URBAN UNES: FREE AT COLUMBUS DISPATCH. 1 COLUMBUS, .O., 3tr. A. J. Editor Joumal- fiaxette. Fort AVayhe. Dear of'-the 26tb'hKiuiring about, how interurban railways come, into the city, is' at hand." .The interur- ban railroads have been treated by this city the same as the pity al- though' for a. long, time prior to-'.thf; granting ot their, franchises- the city .railway, which is -now 'known', as the Columbus Railway" made a. vigorous effort -to control the operation of the intevurbaii lines the Iclty limits. They, .probably would have been suc- cessful if they could have -come to terms with the interurbans themselves. As it is. .however, most .of the pew' in- iterurban roads come- into the city over their own "tracks until they .-reach a point in the central portion, where Uwy court, to adjourn the I captain had retired and could not be this-morning. capped ton, is president, .and. H.C. Paul, of ,.ro0 'F0rt'Wayne, third-.'vice president of the company. night Gapt. Lemley offering td move the pended until this The cap THE C.OTTO.N WORKERS'-'; executive" committee of'the Fall-''River cdtton mariufaCtur'ers to-day' consid- ered'the request of. ihejtextiie council for.a'general'advance of 5. per cent in 'wag'esl'No but a is likely to gb to" the was blown about 400''feet from -the Svell. Rocks, oil were thrown -250 feet air; and for a lateral distance of of a mile. ".The 'rotary, "pounds'; was tlirowir.twenty .feet, and the the derrick was completely torn'tiff... Work will.''lie resumed as soon as_ can be repaired and the action of the "gas ceases. The well Is- now but 200 '-f'." NEW WELLS IN TEXAS. ALEXANDRIA MILLS ciMb. (Continued on -Page Five.) THE COLyMBIA AND SHAM- ROCK jlJILljftCE TO-DAV. NEW YORK. Sept: 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 -to .se- cure individual opinions frorii .the mail-, ufactufer's. -The committee .-believes 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 -said 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 leg: 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 wind: The start may be ex- showed the effect of Saturday's won- 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 LAPRA'N-GE, Ih'd- Sept Eastern Indiana Agricultural associa- tion opened its anutial fair at Kendall- ville to-day and'-will'continue-until Oct. 4. All departments show- good exhibits and all classes of speed de- partment have large fields of entries. This is one" of the oldest fairs -in the state. pceted about o'clock: dcrful contest. The talk ot long odds The official forecast for Sandy Hook was silenced and 2 to 1 on Columbia from Washington is follows: The will Ire light to fresh northerly in the morning, but they probably will decrease toward noon and become variable and lichf. seems to have been tbc best recorded on the general result, white on to-mor- 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 such'varying fig- EVERETT-MOORE 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 Everett-Moore syndicate. 'The price paid for the property was ?6SO.OOO.' The.property will be transferred'this week. FAMILY TRAGEDY. NORTH PAUTIMORE. 0.. 30, A. a business mm, {his afternoon shot and filially wound ed Ins wife and then shot and killed himself. Mrs. Boggs is still alive..but cannot recover. Hoggs shot at her sis .times, four bullets taking effect The A rattling wind without too much iires as to odds that no rciiular quota- shootin? was the rfsnlt of n J en were the conditions on the course, tion   Nattoisal agreement -which for so will ho and terminated j rnony years has .been considered the tho National League on SofrtpmK-r i bulwark of professional base bail, the 1M1. and not again renewed. "While such sudden and arbitrary ac- tion entirely j Icapies of professional (Continued 
                            

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