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   Fort Wayne Sentinel (Newspaper) - October 22, 1895, Fort Wayne, Indiana                                 .r'P 'iL gi;;/  Ofacjal Report  «eorjfe f. Kdwell A Co^ tb« leaitlnc authority on newspaper Inroruiatlon, svkyn: •'The Fort Wavne Sentinel, published at Fort Wayne, has the larxest eireolation aceordeii to any daily in Indiana, outside ot Indionapoiis.  Bobbing folíales  With a bent pm 4ma, «attoik strii^ ^ is ajboat as fnUtte«s à» to  do busluess in Fort "Vfayne without advertising in Thç Sentinel.  ESTABLISHED 1833.  TUESDAY. OCT. 22. 1895.  PRICE TWO CENTS.  BI6H-CLISS HOYELTIES  -IN —  A  V  f-  Dress Fabrics  For Mourningr and General Wear.  OUR direct importation is now open, embracing the very latest creations of the leading foreign ; manufacturers, including every desirable Plain Texture and the most fashionable Fancy Fabrics and Novelty Effects.  IN JOINT SESSION.  The Bishop's Letter Before the Episcopal Convention.  It  is a Yolnminoiis Paper and Treats of Many. Things—Church Unify —Foreigrn Missions.  fiiO, OeWtUI & CO.  V -  LOANS. LOANS.  Thousand Dollars  . To;liO(in fnJSnnw^of /  $100, iWlOO, • ^  >r*im7 aaaount^ydn may wish, onf^-idtare, pi«noB, 'orguis, cdws. hones and wagons, bioyoles, store fixtures, nuichiuery, sionge ^ receipts, or any .-»tber available secimty.  Everything left: in yoar possession nndisturbed and you still have the use of the money. You oan .pay it back weekly or monthly installments as yon may find it most convenient.  All business strictly private and oonfidential.  Loms made the same day you apply tor it.  .. Real Bstate Loans made also.  ; aAnii lORTaii^ LOU COm  li^nitoom 5 jPcieilinger Bloiclc.  86 Ci^oun Street.  i, ^ ---——-:----  Watch^this space for the announcement of the opening of - - - - ^  MijiNKAPOLis, Minn., Oct 22—The two houses of the Episcopal convention met in joint Beesion this afternoon as the final act of a very busy three weeks Gessionl The pastoral letter prepared by the bishops was read by Bishop Littlejohn, of Long Island. The document is addressed to the clergy and laity of the church and contains some 7,000 words. The bishops refer to the successful deliberations of the convention, to the progress in the work of revising the constitutions and canons, and to the need of more systematic and general contributions for the work of the church. A paragraph is devoted to the heroic self-sacrifice of the missionaries in China, and to a iostification of the church's policy in keeping them there, and sending more to join them in the work. The fact that four new dioceses and two new missionary jurisdictions have been created, is pointed to as an evidence of the healthy grovvth of the church at home.  In discussing church unity, the bisiiops are not hopeful of immediate or general results save the spreading of the sentiment for unity throughout Christendom and the letter makes this significant statement. "We are indeed between two perilous tendencies. On theoni»' hand there is a demand fm conc^Sons Hvhieh will make it easy for men^rs of christian bodies, not in cOmmticion with the church, to enter the ministry and to transfer themselves bodily as congregations with faint and feeble guards of soundness in their forms of worshsip. On the other, there is a plea put forth by some to enter into negotiations with the bishop of Rome with a view to reunion which is now known to be possible only by absolute submission to his unecriptural and unlawful demands. The wise thing for us to do is to hold fast to our position."  W. C. T. U. OFFICERS.  Miss Frances Willard is Again Elected President <  to be register of the land office at Douglass, Wyo., and Jared S. I/ixon to be receiver of public moneys at Nati-chitoches, La.  YENEZUELANAFFAIRS  Continue to Excite Interest in Diplomatic Circles.  A.  I ilXtlirflirf  -f  V  . New Prescription PharmacyV corner of  Calhoun Street and  f . ' '  Washington Boulevard,  NEW LAU BLOCK,  The Proof of the Pudding Is in the Eating,"  Qto down on East Ool-,nmbia St. and look at the paint on the Morgan & Beach Hardware Store It was put on five years ago and it looks iresher than some buildings painted last year—it is painted with Lowe Bros. Dayton paints, and the same paints are sold yet with pure Linseed Oil, by  Morgan & Gompany.  Cut Flowers.  Fresh Cut Ro?es per doz................................75c  Cttmations per doz........................................-«oc  Funeral designs made to order. Flowers delivered in the city. 90 Ttaompson Ave. * Telepbone No. 331<  VESEY'S GREEUeODSB.  MRS. F. J. GREER, JK fit 1ST.  Instructions iriren in CMna ^^ Order and Fridays.  Stadio, 52 SiST DeWiLD STBEET.  The Finest, Best and  Latest Style Footwear, in^  PATEMT CHLFS, ENGLISH ENAMELED, CALF SKIN, CALF LINED, and Coik Soles for Wer.  Men's  +  -AT-  M. APP'S,  106 Calhoun Street.  A Report Cnrrent That Ambassador Bayard Favors Great Britain's Kide of tbe <liiestion.  or tbe Jfatlonal Organlxatlon-~ars. Stevens is Elected Tlce-President»-Ttae Other OlBeers Jiamed.  BjaTiMOM, MdrrOctr 22—Mibb -Frances Willard was again elected president of the Woman's Christian Temperance Union, at the annual election today, with practically no opposition, although compUmentary votes were cast for sevehd other prominent workers. Other officers were elected as follows: Vice président-at-large, Mrs. L. M. N. Stevens; corresponding secretary. Mrs. Katharine Lente Stevenson, ot Massachusetts; recording secretary, Mrs. Clara C. Hoflfman, of Kansas City, Mo.; assistant recording secretary, Mrs. Frances J. Beauchamp, of Ken. tucky.  The days proceeding were opened with devotional exercises conducted by Miss Elizabeth Greenwood. The venerable Mother Thompson, the original temperance crusader, offered a prayer. The report of the committee on credentials showed that forty-three states were represented and that 425 persons were present and entitled to vote. The vote for president resulted as follows: Miss Willard 361 ; Mrs. Louise Bounds, 9; Mrs. yorbes, Mrs. Buell, Miss Ack-erman and Mrs. Hoffman, 1 3ach. At the conclusion ot the ballot the vice president, Mrs Stevens, took the chair and the recording secretary was instructed to cast the unanimous vote of the convention for Miss Willard. The latter made a brief and feeling address, thanking the convention for the honor and referring to the long and pleasant period of association between herself and the members of the W. C. T. Ü. She also spoke of her recent ill health and the benefit she derived from the trip abroad. The balloting for the other officers then proceeded with the result mentioned.  Washikgton, Oct. 22 —Great Britain's radical steps on the Venezuelan question continue to excite the liveliest interest in official and diplomatic circles. The demand has not yet reached Caras. cas, as is evident from the fact that Minister Andrade has not yet heard from his government on the subject. Some of the latest reports from London cause comment andcriticism among officials here. One of these statements sttributes to Ambassador Bayard the declaration that the Uruan incident is independent of the boundary question, and that the United States can lake no part in the former incident. It is pointed out here that the two questions are inseperably connected. The Uruan incident as basedon a claim that the Venezuelans arrested Sergeant Ber-herns, of the British constabulary, on British soil, and that this indignity must be repaired. The Venezuelans claim that it occurred on Venezuelan Boil.  As it becomes more and more evident that the British government is disposed to make it appear; that the ^^nian incident is parallel to the por-intb affair and may therefore be trMted in the same fashion without leading to the intervention of the United States, officials here are pointing out essential points of difference in the two incidents and Mr. Bayard will doubtless be instructed to emphasise these in his further representations on the subject to the British foreign office. In the first case Great Britian demanded and obtained an indemnity from Nicaragua on the ground that her national honor had been outraged by the summary expulsion of h^r representative, although the latter was only an humble consular agent. The United States consented to stand aloof on this occasion on tne theory that a nation bai a right to re dress an insult. But in the Uruan affair it cannot be maintained for an, instant that the British government has a right to demand redress for the] arrest of its officials unless it shall be first established that they were within British territory, and thus the whole issue is raised as a preliminary.  PRESIDENT CLEVELAND  Is Given a Continuous Ovation by Southrons.  MAY MEET, BUT WHERE 'i  The  Athletic Club Will Offer a New Contract.  Tlie Bate Will be Several Weeks I.ater Than tbe Original One—t'or-bett and Malier.  - f  Tboasands of People Gather at Points Along tbe Route to See the Chief Executive.  AMERICAN ARMOR.  The Kussian Government Contracts for It.  The Carnegie Steel Works is Given an Order That Will Require Five Months to Fill.  New York, Oct. 22 —A dispatch from St. Petersburg today announces that the Eussian government has just closed a contract with the Carnegie Steel company for a large amount of their patent armor, the recent tests of which, at Washington, were so remarkable. ^The order is for immediate delivery and will occupy the Homestead works for fully five months.  ^.100 a Week.  Los Angklks, Cal., Oct. 22—Lady Sholto Douglass, the daughter-in law of the Maiquis of Queensbury, has for-s-iken the variety stage, and accepted an. engagement with the Frawley Dramatic company. She will make her first appearance here Thursday nigh'; and her salary will be $300 a week.  Blif Fire at Sfadison.  MadibOxV. Minn., Oct. 22 — About forty buildinga, caitfly busineBs houaes, burned here today. Loss, $150 000; insurance about $45,000. Only tv/o brick buildings saved the rest of the town.  Presidential Appointments.  Wasbin^jton, Oct. 22 —The president has appointed Albert D. Chamberlain  Danvillb, Va., Oct. 22—The special trsin carrying the president and cabinet to Atlanta arrived here at 5:40 and left at 5:45 a. m. The president and all of his party were asleep and so were a majority of the citizens of Danville, hence there were no incidents connected with the train's stop here.  Greensboro. N. C., Oct. 22.—The presidential special train passed through here enroute to Atlanta at 7 o'clock this morning. A crowd had assembled at the depot of the Southern railway and was disappointed at not getting a glimpse of the chief executive. It was thought by some that the party would leave the main line here and go down to Baleigh, where the state fair opens to day, but such was not the case, the train continuing on the regular Washington-Atlanta route. The president missed a warm reception here by not being an early riser.  Salisbury, N. C., Oct 22 —The presidential train passed through Salisbury this morning at 8:13. A large crowd' was at the station upon ils arrival. Mr. Cleveland had just arisen when the train arrived and the crowd was greatly disappointed at not seeing him. The spectators, however, caught a glimpse of Secretary Morton who came out on the platform to get a paper. The train left at 8:18 for Atlanta.  Charlbsson, N. C., Oct. 22—The presidential party reached this city at 9:25 o'clock this morning. The train stopped here twenty minutes, and the president and his party shook hands with a part of the large crowd that had gathered to see him. He stood on the steps of the rear car with a bouquet of roses in one hand and seemed much pleased with his reception. There were more than 4,000 people at the station and about 1,200 school children marched past him in line, many of them shaking his hands. The Hornet's Nest riflemen, the Queen City guards and Naval reserves also turned out in honor of the chief magistrate. A round of applause went up as the train pulled out on its way to Atlanta.  Spartansburg, S. C., Oct 22.—The president's train reached here at 11:45 a m. A crowd of 6 000 paople, including students of Converse and Woiierd colleiieB v/ere at the depot to greet him. Court adjourned in honor of the occasion. The president appeared on the rear platform and shook hands with hundreds of people and bowed his acknowledgements to the ladies. The train slopped ten minutes and the president was cotitinual'y cheered during its stay.  Expert Optician,  Dallas F. Green,  No. 3 Àrcade.  Born, to Mr. and Mrs, Henry Buller man—a daughter.  Hot Springs, Ark., Oct. 22—The fight situation here has assumed a somewhat brighter phase, and it may yet develop that Corbett and Fitzsimmons will meet. Stuart and Vendig now state that in view of Fitzsimmons' arbitrary stand, the contract between the club and the fighters, in. so far as it relates to Fitzsimmons, is abrogated. The club stands now ready to offer a new contract, which comprehends a modification of the purse offered to, say. $25,-000 at the most, and the fixing of the battle two. or possibly three, weeks later than the original date. Vendig and Stuart are a unit on this point  Vendig this morning got a telegram from J. J. Quinn, Maher's backer, offering to bet $5 000 on the Irishman if the match between Corbett and Maher can be made. Julian is still here and has till noon to make another applica tion for a purse.  El Paso, Texas, Oct. 22 —A telegram was received here last night from Fitzsimmons people at Corpus Christi, stating that Corbett will be invited to meet Fitzsimmons for a fight to a finish at El Paso. Fitzsimmons refused to enter into a "pillow throwing" contcst with Corbett at Hot Springs, because he had assurance that a fight to a finish could be brought off at £1 ^aso.  stock, says that the Japanese ports of Hhimonoseki, Kokaichin, Tokio, Sen dai, Aomori and Otarunai will shortly be. opened to international trade.  UNITARIANS.  iioted Church Workers Assembled in the Capital.  The Occasion is the ISfational Conference ot the Church and tbe Partici pants :Wen of National Repute.  An  LANDMARK^ Old  DESTROYED.  Pennsylvania  Motel In Burned.  Philadelphia, Pa., Oct. 22—The old Seven Stars tavern in East Vincent township, Chester oouniy, together with the stables, was burned last night. The Seven Stars tavern was one of the oldest landmark« in the country. It was built long before the revolution and it was a famous stopping place for travelers going from Philadelphia to Baltimore. The old tavern was the scene of many a stirring event during the revolution. Washington and his generals often stopped there. Nearby is a monument that marks the graves of many soldiers of the revolution who died in the old Pike Land church when it was used as a hospital.  NOT RICH TILL THEY DIED. Indiana ailsers lieave Xarge Property and No Heirs.  Waterloo, Ind, Oct. 22 -Mrs. John Ax, who died Sunday and was buried today, has left the people to solve the money question. Mrs. Ax's husband died four years ago. Both had always pretended to be poverty stricken. Mrs. Ax was seventy-four years old and besides an unknown cash Eurplus hidden away or buried, she leaves a farm and residence property in this city, with no family relatives. Today search was begun and nearly |300 in cash has already been found, and it is expected a large sum is still hidden.  GOV.. AMES.  Bis Death After a Kiong Illness From Beart Disease.  North Easton, Mass., Oct. 22.—Ex-Governor Oliver Ames died at his home here at 2:14 o'clock this morning, after a long period of failing health, although death at the last resulted from heart disease. He was sixty-four jeara of age. He had become widely known through his connection with large business enterprises as well as on account of his long and honorable political record in this state. A widow, two sons and four daughters survive.  DRAFT RAISED FROM $8 TO $800. Hoosler Victimized by One Issued to a Stranger at Greensburg.  Greensburg, Ind, Oct, 22—Several weeks ago a stranger who gave his name as George H. Howard procured a draft from the First National bank of this city on the First National bank of New York calling for $8. which has just turned up ss an $800 draft. He had sold it to Charles S. Forgy, a broker of Marion, Ind., who received $800 for it.  THE CHIEFTAIN FLEES And the Black Flag Party Will Probably Surrender.  Hong Zong, Oct. 22 —The Black Flag chieftain, who has been holding Tai-Wan-Fu, the Chinese capital of the Island of Formosa, against the Japanese forces, has fled and it is expected that his followers will now lay down their arms. The Japanese will probably occupy Auping today.  Cattle iinaraikilne Removed.  El Paso, Tex., Oct. 22 —At 12 o'clock last night the government quarantine against Mexican cattle was raised and from fifty cattlemen now in the city from Denver, Kansas City, St. Louis, Chicago, Dallas, Houston, Fort Worth and Pueblo, Col., your correspondent learns that 85,000 head of cattle have already been bought in Mexico for shipment into this country and 40.000 of them are already on the border ready to enter this country this morning.  Funeral Services of J. W.^Mackay, Jr.  Paris, Oct. 22 —A funeral service with high mass was celebrated at noon today, at the church of St. Ferdinand Des Teraes. for tlifi repose of the soul of the late John W. Mackay,jr, and his remains were then conveyed to the crypt of the church of St. Augustine, where ihey will remain pending transportation to Havre. The body will be taken lo the United States next week.  Japanese Port» Opened-  St. PeteRsbubg Oct. 22—A dispatch to the Novoe Vremja, from Vladifo-  Washington, Oct. 22—More than thousand leaders of the Unitarian church, including scores of prominent divines, were gathered in Metzerott's Music hall today when the national conference of the Unitarian and other Christian churches was formally opened. United States Secator Hoar, of Massachusetts, is president of the conference, but was delayed at Worcester, Mass., and Hon. Dormán B. Eaton, of New York, presided over the sesilions. Carroll D. Wright delivered the address of welcome. The following telegram of regret was then sent to the Rev Edward Hale, of Roxbury, Mass.:  "The national conference sends aflFec-tion ate greeting in memory of the dis' tinguished services, and with tender sympathy for the anxious sorrows which deprive the conference of his presence and fellowship "  After some routine business the Eev. Geo. Batchellor, chairman of the council of the national conference and sec retary of the Unitarian association, read an address. «  The wprkofthe national álliance of Unitarian and other liberal Chrútian women^ir^ discussed by its secre^i^, Mrs. Fifieid, of Boston, «nd Riv. Dr. Brooke Herford, of Londdn, repife-senting the British and foreign Unitarian association, reported that religious thought abroad was advancing more than ever on Unitarian lines. Resolutions were adopted decrying corruption in politics and urging Unitarians to fight it and also the liquor tra£5c.  DEMPSEY DTOG.,  The Well Known Pagilist Rapidly Sinking^.  He Has Fought His I^ast Prize Fight and Death Will Soon "Knock" Him Out.  Portland, Ore., Oct 22 —Jack Demp-sey is dying. Within the past few days he has been rapidly sinking and it is announced that his hours are numbered. He has tried a change to country air, but with little apparent benefit. His physicians allow few of the pugilist's friends to see him. Dempsey realizes his condition and says it is due to the blow he received at the hands of Fitzsimmons four years ago, but his friends say it is consumption. Since his return to his home here some months ago, Dempsey has absolutely refused to talk to reporters about prize fighting  Sealing Company in Default.  New York, Oct. 22 —An important action affecting the seal fisheries question has been begun in the United States circuit court in this city by the United States government against the North American Commercial company. The case wad called before Judge Lacombe, but a postponement was taken. It is alleged on behalf of the United States that the North America Commercial company, the lessee of the sealibg rights for the islands of St. George and St. Paul on the coast of Alaska, are in default to the amount of $214,298 for rentals, taxes and bounties due the government since April 1895.  Insurgents Confer to End the War.  Madrid, Oct. 22—A Havana dispatch to the Imparcial says that Babi, the chief lieutenant of Maceo, the insurgent leader, has held a conference with his friends, the object of which was to point out that further resistance to the Spanish forces was hopeless and in order to study the means to be taken to end the war. The result of the conference was not known when the dispatch was sent.  Movements of United States Warships.  Washington, Oct. 22—The Marble-head has arrived at liforsine, in the Gulf of Alexandretta, under orders from the navy department to look after the welfare of American missionaries. The Petrel, which was sent to Chemulpo to reinforce the Yorktown in protecting American interests there during the exciting times following the assassination of the queen, has returned to Chefoo.  THE COURTS. '  Two Divorces Are Granted hy Our Jndgres.  The Wheel of Justice is Moving and <|Hite a Ijarge Grist is Ground Out.  L.elt lor Chicago.  Columbus, Ohio, Oct. 22 —Rev. C. W. HeoflFev, of Greenville, Ohio, republican nominee for the legislature, who was accused of soliciting $1,500 in case of his election to vote for Calvin S. Brice for United States senator, is believed by the republican state committee to have left the state today and gone to Chicago.  THE MAJRKETS.  Chicago Market.  CmcAGo, Oct. 22.—Wheat—Oct.. 59ic; Dec., ôO'.c; May, 64-;;c.  Corn—Oct., 30::|c; Nov., 3C|o bid; Dec. 27 ¡c; Jan., 27^c; May, 29i0iic.  Oats—Oct., 18.^obid; Nov., ITilcbid; Dec., 18c bid; May, 20.]c bid.  Pork—Oct.. $8 05; Dec., f8 12.1; Jan., $9 10; May, $9.37^  Lard—Oct., $5.^; Nov., $5 52i; Dec , $5 52^ bid; Jan., @f5.6; May, $5.77.1 bid.  Ribs—Oct., $4.72,]; Jan., $4 60 asked; May, $4 80 asked.  Spanish Tortoise Shell Back Combs, (large siz"). Dallas F. Grken.  Judge Dawson gave Miller Sheckler a divorce from Edward Sheckler and $300 alimony. She was restored to her maiden name, Millie Colbert.  Charles H. Rhodes and Ollie Bass, William Wagner and Mary Fenton, Chas. F. Benadum and Eva Fessenden have been licensed to wed.  The case of Peter Marchell against the Olds Wagon works for damages has been settled and dismissed in the superior court.  Judge Dawson gave Celina Lovall a judgment of $2,286 against Ed Harper et al, in a foreclosure suit in the superior court.  Justice France is hearing a case against Charles Coleman for giving false measurement. It is claimed that he sold potatoes to Mamie Ennis representing that there were twenty bushels when there were ' only seventeen bushels.  Justice Bohen heard the case of the U. S. Baking Powder company against Lewis Bender, a replevin suit concerning three barrels of crackers, this morning. The attorneys, W. J. Vesey, for the plaintiff, and Charles W. Kuhne, for the defendant, are making their arguments this afternoon.  John and Henry Vordermark ap-, peared before.the^^^rd cuf commission '^ers today in ■refeiffia^Ch to the stJe -of the Ndir Havmi gravel road. The appraised price is $4 700 for the six miles, and this is all the commissioners will pay. The owners want $5,500. The commissioners will probably be able to buy it at the appraised value.  Judge Allen Zollars was attorney for the defendant in the case against Adam Earmes for assault tried in Justice France's court yestereaf.. The defendant was fined $1 and costs. He was night watchman at the Pennsylvania railroad, and the assault was on two boys, George L. and Wm. Mennewisch, who were trespassing on the tracks; they were also fined for malicioiu trespass.  The commissioners yesterday granted Harry Gilbert a license to sell liquor.  Sidney C. Lumbard has filed his bond as notary public for Allen county.  John Bufinck has been appointed ustice of the peape for Lafayette township, in the place of E. W. Wick-liffe, who recently removed from that place.  J. E. Gráham, as commissioner in the case of the State Building and Loan association vs. Louis Koehler, filed his final report and was yesterday discharged by Judge Dawson. Judge Dawson granted Dora Rogers divorce from Leslie Rogers. The plaintiff also received the custody of the two children.  W. J. Vesey, commissioner in the ease of Anna Such vs. Robert Such, has filed his final report.  Francis J. Euentzel sells to William and Catherine Suelzer.lot 232 in Lewis' addition for $2,400. Geo. E. Felts sella to A. E. Van Buskirk, lots 483 and 484 in Hamilton's addition. William C. Bishop sells to Phillip Zuber et. aL lots 14 and 15 in Beck's addition.  In an opinion written for Slate Auditor Daily, Attorney-General £etcham holds that special circuit judges are entitled to extra pay; but that the amount should be deducted from the pay of the regnlar judge for whom tbe special judge is sitting unless it can be shown that a special judge is absolutely necessary. Recently there has been complaint from different parts of the state because circuit judges who were called upon to sit as special judgei charged for three days' work when they were actually occupied only one day.  Several days ago, at the time the case came up for argument on demurrer to the petition. The Sentinel gave the position that Judge O'Rourke intimated he would take in the case of William Kieler vs. ex County Clerk Daniel Souder and his bondsmen, for charging illegal fees while in office. Yesterday he announced his decision and he sustained the demurrers to the paragraphs of the complaint which asked penalties, but those paragraphs in which the plaintiff seeks only to recover the illegal fees taken, the court overruled the demurrers thereto and held the paragi aphs were good. In the other similar suit, filed by Levi Thim-lar against Souder and his bondsmen, the demurrer in the complaint was overruled by Judge O'Rourke. This case is thus ready to put upon its trial, which will bring out the facts and a decision on the merits of the case.  RAILWAY FRANCHISES. What a Taxpayer Has to Say on the Subject.  Editor ökntixel:  The contest before the board of public improvements for street railway franchises is of the utmost importance to all of our citizens. If, as we all believe, our city is to grow in the future the time will come when such franchises will be of the greatest value. That the men now owning the present street railway realizo this is very manifest. It is a close corporation, and no one can purchase its stock. It is the moat valuable franchise within the gift of the city. The experience of other cities proves this. Now to give that or any other corporation the exclusive monopoly of our streets for railways, without any supervising control is very foolish. The offer made yesterday for the first time to permit inter-urban rail  ways to share in the use of the present street railway tracks, is apparently fair to companies desiring to enter the city, but what protection is proposed to the public against exhorbitant charges? Does the present company propose to make any reduction of fares to the laboring classes ss offered by Mr. Everett? As it is understood, none at all. The time will surely come when the present fares will yield enormous profits. The public should receive a part of the benefits.  Mr. Editor, it should be a cardinal principle with our city government that every franchise granted where the people are so vitally interested, shall be subject to the reserved right to regulate the charges.  No corporation should be permitted to receive more than will give a fair return upon the fpipital invested. Whenever the profits in the operation of the street railways get beyond a point that gives a fair per ceniage upon the investment, the rates of fares should be reduced to keep the profits within the limits imposed. This is much better than to require a revenne to be paid to the city to become a corruption fund for the benefit ot unscrupulous politicians. Let the common people, the laboring classes, the poor of our city have the benefit of reduced rates and the revenues for rapport of the municipality be raised as heretofore. But if no such conditions are afiSxed to the privileges now asked for, farewell to any future reduction. The corporation will not voluntarily grant what they will be under no obligation 0 do. ; Tax Payer.  A  And So Dick Lesher Kicked in Two Windows.  Two Plate Glass Windows Knlned.-Ed. Bchell Arrested Vpon Orders From the Peru SherlK  Dick Lesher, a drunken oigarmaker, made thing« interesting around Gua Jackson's saloon lait night about 11 o'clock. He wanted to buy a drink and Bartender Manniz refused to sell it to him. Lesher was put out of the place and immediately got even by kickitag large holes in both corner plate glass Windows. After he had done thia Jacklbn knocked him down and Officer Knock ran him in. The damage was $125. Councilman John Mohr owns the sàloon building.  police court.  In police court this morning Dick Lesher, the fellow who kicked in the plate glass windows at Gus Jackson's saloon last night, was sent to jail for being drunk.  Skinny Mag was up before the mayor again for being drunk. She said she wanted to go toKokomo, and asked the officials for a railroad ticket Arrangements are being made to send the old girl out of town.  ed. schell aerestsd.  A telegram was received by the police from the Miami county sheriff last night telling them to arrest Ed. Schell and hold him until an officer could come after him. Schell is wanted in Peru for something or other. Veriiy, hb path is a thorny one, and a rocky road to travel. The versatile Ed. was locked up last night.  SUBURBAN SCHOOLS CLOSED.  Diphtheria Compels Indianapolis to Take rhls Step.  Indianapolis, Ind., Oct. 22—D/. Morrow, secretary of the West Indian-appl-'s board of health, yesterday or. dered the schools closed for two weeks on account of diphtheria. This is the second time he had thought it necessary to close the schools on account of this disease. He has taken measures to prevent indiscriminate attendance at the funerals of those who have died of diphtheria, and reports that there are many cases of such foolhardiness among the people of his city. There are six cases of diphtheria in Haughville.  Genera) Harrison In the £ast.  New York, Oct. 22-Ex-President Harrison lefc for the west to day. B^ fore taking his departure he said to a reporter: "While here I have seen none of the statemen except Mr. Piatt, Senator Carter and General ClarkEon, and I met them in the dining room of the hotel. I have absolutely nothing of public interest to say now. I may be back in the cii;y again in November.  Sale of Santa Fe Postponed.  Topeka, Kas, Oct. 22—Judge J. B. Johnson, master in chancery in the Santa Fe, received information today from W. H. Peckham, solicitor of the Union Trust company at present in New York that it would be necessary to postpone the sale of the Santa Fe railroad until December 10, as the necessary arrangements will not be completed before that time.  Report Denied.  New York, Oct. 22 —A report printed in a morning paper today to the effect that a radical change was t^ be made by the express companies in the carrying charges between New York, Boston, Philadelphia and Chicago, and between Chic.^go and points in the west, was today ab olutely denied by the agents of the leading comjaoies in this city.  Grjat Britain and Island of Trinidad.  Kio DK JANaiuo, Oct. 22—It is semi-ofiBoially stated that Great Britain has not made any communication receotly to Brazil on the subject of the Island of Trinidad. No decision on this subject, it is added, has been reached.  RED HOT DEBATE  Instantly Ended by Mayor Oakley's Speech.  The street Car Figrht Reached Its Climax This Forenoon—IJamls. takable Announcement.  The street railway fight which has been going on in this city for the past two or three months reached a climax this morning at the special meeting of the board of public works.  Yesterday the old company, the Fort Wayne Electric Street Railway company, found that the franchise which is being given to Mr. Everett provides that any and all suburban roads, which so desire, may enter the city over his tracks and also fixes the rates to be charged by Mr. Everett for the use of tracks. This was agreed to by Mr Everett and is the very thing the old company refused to agree to some time ago when Everett wanted to come in over its line.  The old company then changed its stand and offered to allow suburban companies to enter - the city over its tracks upon terms that would be fair to all, but the old company's officers were ngt willing to state what such terms would be. This was at yesterday afternoon's meeting of the board.  Another meetinf^ was arranged for 9 o'clock this' forenoon when it was thought the old company wonld be willing to present some kind of a proposition in regard to other lines tn-tering the^oity over Its tracks.  Mthia the |]|k«r«)i^  p&rties were present. J. ^ Barrett, J. iff {Bm, M, ^8. ^bjMi 'Pe D« H. Kbbison and' Ri % MdOoniald were there for the old company and G. E Everett and H. C. Hanna for the new line.  The old company announced that it had no proposition to make, but that it was willing to make private ooatraets with ou^tside roads which desired tons) its tracks. This was done for the purpose of preventing l£r. Everett, if possible, from securing a franchise' for a street railway of his own on any of the streets of this city. This umonnoe-ment did not satisfy the members of the board and they proceeded with the preparation of the contract with Mr. Everett. A constant exchange of words and arguments was iddulged in by the street car people for some time and it finally developed into a red hot squab ble in which Messrs. Hanna and Bsr-ret flaunted persohalities at each other. Just when the wrangja s at its most intense heat, Mayor Oakley, who had been thus far a quiet listener, but who could restrain himself do longer, arose and said:  "Gentlemen, this street railway question has been 'before you and ns for three^months. You have kept up a eim-stant fight on both sides and yon have not reached an agreement. Now, while you are talking for your own internts want you to distinctly understand that the city has some interest in this matter that will not^ be overlooked. I am here and this board is here for the purpose of protecting the rights of the citixens in all things, and I intend that it shall be done in this case. There is one point that you all may as well understand now and that is that from this time on no franchise will be granted by the city to any new company, and no^iextensions will be granted to the old company nnless the city receives pay for it. 'Hereafter not one foot of street railroad will be built in the city of Fort Wayne unless the city is paid for the privil^e. I care not whether it affects the old company or the new companies, they will all be treated alike. There will be no backdown from this position in any case."  The mayor's speech fell as a bombshell in the camp. It most effectually ended all the wrangling, and those who had been in the thickest of the fight withdrew for consultation.  Nothing new was presented to the board, so an adjournment was taken until 2 o'clock this afternoon, at which time the coi^ract with Mr. Everett would be signed. The ordinance granting the franchise* will be sent to tue council this evening. That body will refer it to the committee on - contracts and franchises and.it will rest in the hands of that committee for two weeks, when it will be reported back to the council eitherfavorably or unfavorably and be voted^^upon.  -''. ■ ' =  exposition Vilis^cftftrt^e one proposed would be M b% the ei^ in the  way of businesf^,, ¿|fc fvould bring the people hem. Iroiofelb the surronndiag country,^,ifi^ojsuburban electric roads km b^fesàs asntemplated the meawkòt rmi^i^mß'^ Wayne fnttn outride totii a ìùgt ai- f-  tendaitc| «iwh year. Dr. Worch say* the scheme will  H  He is Giir^n .SÊhàet FMiicliíáb.  BaUway  MARRIED BY Two WeddluKS Which  'SQUIRES. Occurred  in  Our City. At high noon today. Justice M. H. Bohen united in marriage, at his office, Charles H. Rhodes and Miss Ollie Bass. The contracting parties are well known colored people. The groom is the son of Chapman Rhodes and has for eome time past been the coachman of W. H. Watt. The bride has been a a domestic. The newly married people will reside in this city.  This morning, at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Fitzgerald, 214 Calhoun street. Justice Harry F. France united in marriage Charles F. Benadum and Miss Eva Fessenden.  INTEREST IS AROUSED. The Annual exposition Plan is Weet-iu|p With Encouragement.  Dr. Worch says that since The Sentinel published the fact yesterday that a move is being made for the organization of a permanent exposition in this city a number of gentlemen have called to see him about the matter. There seems to be a sentiment among them, he says, that is very favorable to such an institution and be believes that it will be an ultimate success. There is no doubt but that an  The Ceat^M^ at 2:30 This  the  At 2:30 this afternoon Mr. Svereti »««i^^ÎPl^çiïÎtt ttii board of- pubiiç^ ^k^ ^ CMitraet was ugned .^xe of the  board, and by ^Mr. JB¥émi as presideai of the FortSWr^éi Êlke BTerétt and columbia'cnîfS%t Mmy eompany.  lished in T^'l^m^  line  street to the âBIroMi traekv  and asptir oft'^it^l^t from Hav-  AN OLD DITKM DEAD.  Demise, n^t .^MatUfifi Axt, Ag^  ■iM  *-•••. •'at-Molit«  momlag a^ ^ l^niidi iii  had been iU;^^ weeks. The deeeMed came fo maiin* 184L He : l^Tesawtfe wi^^«^^ the latter being Wffl^'^wi^.Ghwl« and August Axt. Ciftfiiuina^. Chrlitine Cody. The iiueral will \m held Friday^ resi«  deace and ai2o^eld^ jfip6tf 'St. FknTa Lutherui ehuMh, jm'. li&er offieiat-^  in«. ' ,  SBISTSB.  John BleiflM^ii^Htfi «lateen yens» an inmate «^^^«NiM^^lhded inrti^;^ tate lirom FiukkiyFiomiff, died yet* terday. Ili^rfmfeiSl owiifiM ot the^ asylum today. V .  BBItDLi.  Ethel doyd firiildle. aged twelr» years, danghterjgP^enty Brindll, N®. 11 Indiana axenne; diphthe»  ria yesterday; litffttieiiha wti hkid & ^^' priva^atOssian;todiir*"' "  yrxiA^kcm. \?.fn  Mrs. ICahaly P. Wallace, wife of ' James M. Walk00^>iri>.^9Mt Wa^ite 'm street, died last ^j^tpi^' was fbirty M years of age. h^f^l  Thursday A.  chnreh.*\: r.-Sifir^jri'  SIKK. ' 3  krs. Josephine mk\ S^ twenty« : 3 three  about noon'tedqr il^^fll&unation of .  thebow«ls.,.'.x^' XF« jcMi^' •  ■-Q^j^l^i^r ^ 4  Mrs. RoUie^ji^^pt^ •^Jtfimroeville.k the guest o^hir swiia^ jL^jPurman, of ! West Berry: • " J  Tomorrow, atr l^gbbxaS^tr, at Sd^, ^^ Ohio, wiU ooonr <tiie «Wifitrb^ of Wm M Slla Brig£^ to  Miss Briggs was ai-one time a BtadeBi ^  oftheFort Wayhei  The third ^ipttion of^lH /ei  Women's ii^af jC^^ will meet toM»> row at where will ' ;?  also be a e^iqp fi^itt.||iM Hvernng. to which the public are invited. 4  A mua^ i^kyfiMve invaded ll Hartlbrd City^ Wd the fpSiiitants f| it as a good' otee&^''There are abo I woodcock and jMlEBIpW^town. Yes- . >  terday m. Eemp» a  Hartford C^ft. hfinneM^avui, killed a jacksnipe wit^ a hla atoM  room, just We^^U^ fS'**'*'  The new mem^rsi^,^^^^ be* tween the Gieek^^^^ Solhan teama eft the City m%ubed the  interesting ppiati- Tb&Ww lasini^i stood Gr^fks, Romans. 4!S. No more poihto i^i^i^mneed nntil  -f-t  Thursday evel^g St the m when the fii^ res^t ^ be nuMte known. im^cow  George Hes^ aji)^^ Uving on West Superior . was badly ¡a-  jured last nigh^ ^iMpgr kicked by a horse. He entered his barn after dark when one of théhói^ Ili fly both feet and one of the hdbfs^ilftick HoMWk squarely in t^ face." His nosewaa crushed flat ¿id ajisr^ hole was eat in his forehead. J>t. C. Stemea  attended him. ij^  The Uttle son o&Mremsd Mrs. Eeoxy  Guenther, of Now JI Miraee road, ras against the fei^ce?? smouading tbe Harmer street ¡scèoolii:.building last evening and cut,a g»^ rin his cheek, extending lTO%,|he ej» to the mouth! The little f^ow, .w^^ghtened by the threats of a large boy an^ in his haste to get away froffijthe-^e fellow, xan against thefeìnèef^'^'^  The twenlj-aaéiÌ^Btìt» Y. M. C. A. convention will bé held in Terre Haute Nov. 7. 8. ,a and .It .fóll be attended by a large numbei;^fr(Wft;both the citj and railroad d^srtnieiits of this citj. Prof. Loveless is dilligwatly training a team to enter the Pentathlon contest. The contest will of five events,  hitch kick, fence ^ vault, putting a twelve pound shot, potato race and skipping the rope.  A beautiful line of Silver Goods, soit^ able for wedding presents.  Dallas F. Qiuj^  il   

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