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   Fort Wayne Journal-Gazette, The (Newspaper) - December 22, 1901, Fort Wayne, Indiana                               THE FORT WAYNE JOURNAL-GAZETTE. ma'f 186S. SUNDAY MORNING, DECEMBER 22, 1901.-28 PAGES- PRICE FIVE CENTS. PRESIDENT ROOSEVELT SE- VERELY REPRIMANDS LIEUT. GEN'L MILES FOR UTTER- ANCES IN 8CHLEY CASE. The Correspondence Made-Public by Secretary of War Root is Sensational in Whose History of the Naval Engagements Led To the Court of Inquiry, is Dismissed from the Incident Closed. WASHINGTON. Dec. deter- munition on the iiart or tint admini- stration absolutely lo tni'mlnuta fur- ther discussion ol' Uiu Sunipson-Sohley controverny look shape in publica- tion to-day of some remarkable corre- spondence that hus passed between Secretary Root and lieutenant Ueu- Miles.'relative to the hitter's in- terview, published in u Cincinnati paper commenting upon the Schley case. When the interview appeared it attracted considerable attention of- ficially, bwt after the lapse of. two days without any sign of official ac- tion, the conclusion became general that the interview would be ignored. Therefore the publication this after- noon of the full correspondence on this subject created a sensation in ar- my and naval'Circles. >It is seldom that BO aevnrOjii reprimand is adminis- tered to au officer of high rank in HIS INJURIES PROVEBJATAL. LOUIS J. HAUS DIES AS RESULT OF ACCIDENT. Assistant Foreman of Pennsylvania Freight House Passes Away at St. Joseph's Popu- lar Railroad Man Gone. sou A. Milt's, rtmmianillnjj Unitoil ttps army, arrivi-d Imri! lo-day. uc- npunlrd by Mr.s. Miltis. Tiifty urt, fMtH nf Mi-, niul Mr.s. 1'V.ink Wiborjj, at (.'liriiin. .Mrs. Wihorj; foclne a rftlu- of .Mrs. In Hin-aklllg of finding of tin; Kohii-y court or Inquiry, (Ic-nt-nil Milt-ji .suid: 1 am willliiK In the judgment uf Admiral Dewey in the iiiulter. Hn has been a I'oininandfr of a and as such has known the nnxitHles and spiju-slbilities wliifh on a wan un- .di'i1 Hri-umstances. lie was in- tHruniental -in the destruction of one Spanish Heel and knows and realizes the ffelhiK-s that encompaHS an officer under such conditions. 1 think Downy has summed up the matti-r In a cli-nr'and com-ise manner and 1 -bylieve Ills conclusions will be endorsed by the patriotic: people of the United Slates. 1 have no sympathy with the efforts which have been made to destroy the I.ouis J. Haus died Saturday at tin- St. Joseph hospital from tlm effects of the injuries sustiiined Tuesday evening when he was struck by an engine on tho Pennsylvania railroad tracks. Everything was done to avert the fatal results but death ended his uuln hist evening, after he had suffered untold agony for four days. Krom the time he was! injured very little hope of his recovery was extended to his rela- tivos and friends, arid his demise was expected at any hour. Mr. lluiis was horn in Germany years ago. but had resided in Fort Wayne for tho greater part of his life. For the last 27 years he had been in the employ of Ihe Pennsyl- vania company and was held In high esteem by his fellow workmen. Tlie greater part of his service was spent as assistant foreman of the freight house. Mr. Hans was married but leaves no children, lie resided at No. 108 Hugh street. Mr. William J. Haus, of South Wayne avenue, is a brother. He is chief clerk in one of the de- partments of the freight house. The deceased was a member of si. Charles' society of St. "Mary's Cath- olic church. The funeral will be announced- later. Adams. Mr. Ear! Adams', a pioneer of Al- len county, died Wednesday at his home west of New'.Haven, on. the itidge road, at age of 79 years. He was' liorn near Roch- ester, N. Y., and came with his parents to Indiana when but'a baby, and .for the last .78 years lie had resided .county. He was a civil war veteran -and was a. riieva- I _. her. of .Company G, Indiana reg- '.r- v p yes- tSrday-.-.morning "'from, "tiie .E." Haven -and interment was made--at 'the F. ce'riip- tei'y. Fuheral-Announcements. Tiie'.Iu'heral of Homer C. -Hartmari will .tike- 'place to-morrow 10 b'ciock, from the Wayne street M. B. church.-'' Iriteiinerit'will be made at Lindenwood .cemetery. The-funeral Mrs.. Elizabeth Ros- take place to-morrow at 2' o'clock- from Uie iate -residence, No. 1C5 West Washington. street. CAGE WILL RESIGN-- RUM STORY OF ASSAULT ON PRES- IDENT ROOSEVELT WAS A FAKE. WASHINGTON. yw. 21-Huth at the house and ut the I'.L'ltish embassy an t-mphatie denial is made of thfc pub- lished siory of au, assault alleged in have In-Kii inadt upon this president Thuiwlny afternoon. The president himself the story is not true and uuthoiixsii the denial of It. 'Lord 1'auncirfote, the Jirltlsli ambassador, who la said to have been a witness ut the u.ssault, emphatically denies the stutttim-nt. The story of Um assault vr out the fact that an intoxicat- ed man WHO lurching -along Massachu- setts avenue Thursday afternoon us the resident wns taking his dully walk and that the man brushed against the president. A see-ret service oltltcr ar- rested the man, toll it Is understood hf Wits soon afterward released. A sensational story that the president had been struck in the presence of hord 1'anncefote was printed in Nev York to-day. AN OVERDOSE FIGHT TO A FINISH IS NOW CAUSED DEATH, ON IN OHIO BETWEEN THE CORONER BARNETT'S STARTLING FINDING IN M'INTOSH CASE. len County Farmer Died at Warsaw nebriate Institute, and Coroner Says Excessive Drugging by In- jections Killed Him. COAL FAMINES. CLEVKLAND, 0., Dec. coal famine developed here to-day- and un- less there is a marlied rise in tempera- ture within the ntext -18 hours, much suffering will A uumlier ot manufacturing plants will close Mon- day unless can be secured. Prac- tically all the-'dealers report theii stores of both -hard and soft coal ex- hausted, and owing to the inability oi the .meet the demands madejHipoit them'j. there is little pros pect of COAL ShicfBT'' AT TOLEDO. TOLEDO; 0., (Dec. govern ment to-day registered eight zero, the lowes point reached-'in'Toledo, during thi month of To day a the largest facto'rie in the city" WCT'e.'compelled to shu down on accdSit; 'pf .'the shortage b soft coal. IN -CHICAGO. CHICAGO; ha passed tue.imoat-iBerioiis' oE -the ,coa NELSON. A. MILES.- either serv'ice.'7" "What? .the rfeulf will, lie cannot be'foretold, .'although it is IHlesiwill suW mit without" further comment. The" nearest parallel tri this lats .years'; YexcUuling inciderits in- .'6l' Reafc. ard retlirhing ftoiri a. cru'i.se ''iriVVenozuelan.-water's with the -ac'cprded an in.-" terview to -NewrYork'-jiaiiers severely, criticising .the.- administration lack of .vigor, in-dealing withjhe Ven- ezuelan question. "The -outcome of that case was .the-early retirement of the rear adinifal from active service: .'That General M'iles appreciates the situation is'shown by the deep concern he' manifested to-day'.and :hls'frequent visits to the office of Secretary Root. It was necessary for him to write two letters to meet the demands of, the war department and even then there was no expression of satisfaction on the secretary's part at the second ex- planation. However, Secretary .Root, himself regards the incident'as'closed. At least, he does not propose to take any farther -action unless' obliged to do so. The full text of the correspondence which passed between .tbe secretary of war and General Miles follows: WAR DEPARTMENT. WASHINGTON. Dec. 10. 1901. am instructed by the president to call your attention to the inclosed report of an interview with you. -ap- pearing in the Associated Press news- papers of Tuesday. Dec. to in- quire whether the observations upon the action .of -i- co-ordinate branch of the service, in a mat'-cr now in the navy department, were m.ide ns reported, and if so. to afford you such opportunity for explanation in wrltioK as you may desire. Very rcpnmfiill (Signed.) KUHr.KrsOT. Korrct-iry Lieutenant Ocncr.il Mile.'. hca'Il'i.irtcrs of tho orniy. The interview referred (o t.iry Hnat. was ns follows: CIN'CIXXATVO., Xcl- io'nor'of.an 'officer'under such circum- stances.- :the'secretary's letter, 'General Miles made, this .reply; HEADQUARTERS OF THE ARMY, 20, -1301.' The Hon. Secretary of "War, Washihg- p.-.C.: your'note of the 13th ihst.I have the.lionoi- to.state that my as.-substantjally reported, had reference ''to the action, pend- ing otherwise, of a co-ordinate brancji.of the were merely niy personal views based upon matters set various publications which hail, been given to the world and con- cerning which I conceive there was no impropriety in expressing an opinion the same as any-other citizen upon a. matter of such puulic interest. My ob- servations were in no sense -intended as a. criticism of any action taken by co-ordinate- branch of the service, and .the statement that I had no syiupathy with any efforts tending to disparage a distinguished-and. gallant officer like- wise had no such reference. Very re- spectfully. (Signed.) NELSON A. MILES, Lieutenant' General. General Miles supplemented this lat- ter with the following handed to the secretary, to-day: HEADQUARTERS OF THE ARMY. WASHINGTON. Dec. 21. 1501. Secretary of War: to my note of yester- day, and in order that there may be no misunderstanding I desire to say thai fm- several years a distinguished and gallant olllcer has been assailed parties who have endeavored to wrKc him and other high officials down. Dec. 21. noK official' confirmation can.- be-, "tih- taiiied at the white house, it.is be- lieved that has' offered the treasury portfolio to Gov- of, Massachusetts, and the.latter-now hasi tiie tender1 under advisement. One of the. difficulties in the way Governor Crane's accept- ance Is'understood'to ue his.connec- tion- with-'the paper company at Daitph, Mass.. which furnishes the paper'for the government notes.-This paper: is 'prepared by a. secret process and 'tlie government's company, is a large .one. Should Governor Crane accept the treasury portfolio it is considered probable that he would dispose his interest .in the .paper company. turihg estabiishinents and. big, dowl .town- buildings wiilue in a better pds tion to' figiit the; possibility of anj thing approaching, a' f amiiie. The coming; of and parent :break in the cold spell are th two things that odal---men believe. wi bring about this change in condition To-morrow, the great ma'jririty th coal supplies of .various plants .will r main undisturbed, .a'iid within the- nes 4S 'hours, the .aralirpatl managers sa tiiat they 'will lie ahie to pour eno'ug soft coal into the city to prevent. an further 'shortage..'-. actual and scare -r suiting Accompanied by frahlic- nisji 'foVc'oaj. the owners of office1 buildings and factories, combined to 'disrupt prices .and de- range' the fuel .'scale's worse than at any other time for'. ylars.- vAll ;Mnds of "prices- iiaye been.-aslvcd and paid within the last two days. v Tlie depositions or the several wit- .-Nses in tin: coroner's Inquest held ver the remains of Henry Melntosh, Now Haven, were signed yesterday Id the documents are in readiness for ling in tin; clerk's'Oillce. Mr. Mcln- osh wimt to the White institute on IK fiveniiiK of Sept. 23, and died the illowliiK morning about -I o'clock un- er strange elreumstiincea. The rela- ves at New Haven were not notified f the; death until the following even- ami after the body had been re- loveil to New Haven a postmortem xamination was demanded, which re- ulled in the coroner finding that Mr. lelntosh "died ot au over-dime of ydrobromnte of hyoscln while at the nstitulion of Drs. White at Warsaw treatment, on the evening of 1001." Eight witnesses were examined anil ho report of the Inquest Is n volumin us affair and contains about 50 typo vritten pages of foolscap. On tbe evening of Sept. 23 W. S Townsend, of Zulu, persuaded Henry ilclntosh to go ta the White iustitu ion for treatriient. Ho accompaniei ilm to Warsaw and was with hin ip to tlie time that he went to-bed On arriving at Warsaw he and Me Intosh were met at the train by Di White, who was to treat him. Alte going to the hospital, he was exam ned and the regulation fee of wa paid and receipted for. Several drink of whisky were giveii Henry before h secured his -supper. After haying ha! supper he returned to the hospital am at he went down town again, r  what claims were and what claims wore not. in- cluded in this ccnttact inal led to tho suiL STEEL MAGNATE SCHWAB DENOUNCES THE TRUSTS. CHICAGO. Dec. a speech to- Hanna. of Indianapolis, and Prof; J. night bsfore the Bankers' ciub. Charles M. Schwab, president of the United States Steel corporation, de- clared that "the trust is a dead busi- ness proposition, built on a trinity that would wreck re- striction of trade, the increase of prices and the throttling of competi- tion." In distinction from the "trust." he declared that consolidation had Ihe evil t'nat lurked in its guiding principles the (his <-f restrict.- ing it expanded trade wy new avenues and .rodnrinjr the price? ot commodities produced. For par- ticulars he discussed tap UiitC'I P. Hugget. of Coe college. "Before a company of bankers it is. ot course, unnecessary to defend the principle of said Schwab. "Men in your business are of necessity too well grounded in. industrial scif-.ce to be affected by the tiroornr.3 advocates old line methods or the silly outcry against States Steel corporation.. pi< thai, it war. with this corsoii that he wns most fniniliar. Mr. Srhivab was second cr. fonsrullr-r cnrrcTwy. Mr. j two o'hors as 'trusts.' No one'has a clearer appreciation than, myself ot the trust schomc. I say 'lurked' advisedly, be- ccusc the trust is a dead business proposition with which we will nevfcr again lie troubled. It was an experi- ment, and to that extent, served its purpose. Hut. it was founded on mis- rcnccptio-i and promoted along lines of self destruction. "Us fundamental principles were th" restriction ot trade, the increase i of price? and tho trotlling of compe- .ih nn-! H. II. i (Continued on Page Sis.)   

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