Fort Wayne Journal in Fort-Wayne, Indiana 15 Feb 1899
Read an issue on 15 Feb 1899 in Fort-Wayne, Indiana and find what was happening, who was there, and other important and exciting news from the times. You can also check out other issues in The Fort Wayne Journal.
We use Optical Character Recognition (OCR) technology to make the text on a newspaper image searchable. Below is the OCR data for 15 Feb 1899 Fort Wayne Journal in Fort-Wayne, Indiana. Because of the nature of the OCR technology, sometimes the language can appear to be nonsensical. The best way to see what’s on the page is to view the newspaper page.
Fort Wayne Journal (Newspaper) - February 15, 1899, Fort Wayne, Indiana
7 7 fee Quot senator Ryan with rats it from the Senate. There was too much opposition prom the administration a the rep Bucan charter amendments completed a or. Aiderman withdraws opposition. Till police pension Bill has been withdrawn from the Senate files and will not be heard of a Ain. At least at the present session. Superintendent <3ors-line, who strongly advocated the Bill on behalf of his men. Telegraphed senator Ryan instructing him to withdraw the pension Bill and it was done forthwith. This ends a matter which caused a Good Deal of discussion and gave Rise to some differences of opinion among the members of the City administration. Mayor Scherer favored some measure insuring Protection to the police but he deemed the Bill proposed too far reaching and too liable to become a Burden on the tax payers. Comptroller Berghoff objected to the Bill because of the expense it would ultimately Saddle on the Treasury and because it opened up avenues for fraud by which the City could be victimized. The officers of the Force will be much disappointed at the failure to get the Bill through. Charter amendments. The Republican committee completed its work and the Bill it has drafted will be forwarded to senator Gilbert to Day. The committee agreed on All the amendments mentioned heretofore. The opposition to the amendment regulating assessments framed by messes. Bergholc and Shambaugh was withdrawn and this feature goes into the Bill. In addition or. Alderman secured the insertion of an amendment making it obligatory on the Board of Public works to open up streets and alleys in All a platted land. With the emergency clause attached the amendments become effective tie Day the governor attaches his signature. This Means an immediate reorganization of the City government. The mayor will be required to appoint an additional member on tie Board of safety and another on the Board of Public works. The Board of health will be legislated out of existence and a health commissioner at a salary of $1,500, will be appointed. The police and fire departments will be reorganized thoroughly. Under the provisions of the amendment both dominant parties must have equal representation Irr each department. This Means that thirty Iive men will be thrown out of work As soon As the Bill takes effect and their places will be filled by republicans. It will be replacing Good Timber with that which is doubtful. The City attorney s office is made elective after 1901. A spirit inimical to City attorney Shambaugh sprung up in the committee meeting and an Effort was made to have his office declared vacant and a new incumbent appointed by the governor. The committee Felt however that such an amendment would be objectionable to too Many republicans As taking away Power from the people and it was Defeated. The police judge will be appointed by the governor to serve until the next election when the office becomes an elective one. Almost a fight. Or. Alderman s objection to the City administration s amendment making payment of Street assessments compulsory came near causing a Row that might have thwarted All the committee s work. Or. Alderman stood out until the last against the amendment and from saturday until yesterday afternoon it was thought he could not be brought Ili. Then a scheme was broached to secure his quiescence while the Bill went through. He was to be informed that this amendment had been stricken out and left under that belief while the Bill with the amendment mentioned tacked onto it was railroaded through the legislature. Or. Alderman might have been deceived in this Way and again he might not for or. Alderman is a very wide awake gentleman. However it was not necessary to work the scheme As , at the last moment gave in to the arguments of colonel poster and the rest. Colonel Foster said he thought the amendments would go in As a caucus measure. Rib Quot for in in ple of he Imp plan noun in. A Cini tip no id Effort to live the legislator Aid in to tax project. The sanitation of school buil Cui a had also been looked to. It is thi. Intention in the future to take up the question of . Mrs. Laura. O. Fixen of Illinois made a Bra of address of greeting to the spun cd. This being the first ume her local organization has been represented at the triennial meeting. Xot Hebs co Robess foot footed. Washington feb. 14.�?the National Congress of mothers has been postponed to thursday Friday and saturday of this week. Eibner hot bought. Stating Power counts in a Long race. Fort Wayne people need not be told How hard it is to earn and maintain a Good reputation and How easy it is to lose one. After such a loss it is we nigh impossible of recover the ground and the majority who have slipped by the Wayside have been forced to stay there. As with a Man s reputation so it is with medicinal achieve a reputation which stays with them. It is founded on intrinsic Merit and not sustained by elaborate advertising. It faces the Public backed up by honesty and works its Way quietly but thoroughly. Port Wayne people want no better proof of the reputation earned by Doan s kidney pills than the following experience from a citizen mrs. J. Sharping of 161 High st., now living at the Corner of Gay and Clayton sts., says after trying Many different reme Dies for my backache which was brought on by kidney complaint i decided to give Doan s kidney pills a trial. I had read much about Triem and went to Meyer Bros. Amp co s drug store and got a Box. I could feel the effects of their use from the first dose and at the end of a week my backache was All gone. I could stoop As Well As i Ever could and Felt Strong and Well like i did before i had any kidney Doan s kidney pills for Sale by All Deal ers Price 50 cents a Box. Mailed on receipt of Price by Foster Milburn co., Buffalo n. Quot i sole agents for the u. S. Remember the name Doan so and take no substitute. Anarchy in Samoa. And talk of annexation England is Rife. To the grip cube that does Catbe. Laxative Bromo quinine tablets remove the Cau that produces la Grippe. The genuine has l. B. Q. On each Tablet. 25c. --0 be Fob the keynote. Auckland n. Z., feb. 14.�?advices received Here from Samoa under Date of february a report that anarchy and rebellion still prevail there. The provisional government persists in interfering with the British subjects and also with servants of British residents. The decision of the triple Council in the matter of the kingly succession is anxiously awaited. Annexation is looked upon As the Only possible solution of existing Iii cuties. It is stated that even Mataafa s followers would prefer English to German control. The British Cruiser porpoise returned to Apia on february 1 from a cruise to the samoan group and reports having found affairs quiet on the other islands. The people of Tutuila Are unanimously in favor of Malietoa Tanus. In Savaii each claimant to the throne is strongly supported. The German Consul general. Or. Rose has notified chief Justice Cham Berg that his government has not upheld his protest regarding that officer. Thu news was received with great satisfaction. The porpoise having been boycotted by order of or. Rafeal and Mataafa sentries preventing natives from going off the Cruiser in canoes an apology was demanded by the British Consul or. E. G. B. Maxse for the attitude assumed toward the British and also for an insult offered to chief Justice Chambers. Mataafa and his chiefs complied and or. Rafeal also apologized in their behalf. It is understood that everything was in readiness on Board the porpoise for a royalist attack on Mataafa if an apology had not been forthcoming. Or. Rafeal being engaged in organi Zinis regiments for Mataafa formal notice was served upon him against expending taxes for this purpose. Malietoa Tanus and tamases were still on Board the porpoise at the Date of these advices. The arrival of the United states Cruiser Phinia Delphiia was hourly expected at Bap to Kcf movement on foot to Organ ize and maintain Onel the organizers will ask to be dismissed from the Mother Church in order to proceed at once with the unde staking. Success comes to those who persevere. If you take Hood s Sarsaparilla faithfully. And persistently you will surely be benefited. All kinds 0p� Legal Blanks Fob Sale at the journal office. Would Poison his a bother. Of the National Council of women weighty problems sagely discussed. Washington feb. 14.�?the National Coynell of women to Day heard reports from state and local councils giving details work accomplished by the several organizations. One representative from Canada was present mrs. Adelaide Hoodless of Hamilton ont she spoke upon the subject of manual training in the Public schools. The Rev. Anna Garlin Sevier representing the state Council of Rhode is he pm i presented a report describing the work undertaken during tue past year looking to the. Abatement of 8wea.t shop a Vita the suppression of improper advertisements theatrical productions and articles in the daily press. Other Woik on slim Star line was a1s<yvunder or. Puls Conen president of to Tomtz a of India Apollo then submitted body. Rel to a in lib or of Bloomington. Been accomplished Uniontown pa., feb. 14.�?karl nor Cross a Well known and Well to do Young Man of this place is in jail on a charge of endeavouring to secure the murder of his Little brother Allen aged ten years. A few hours after his arrest Norcross swallowed Poison and As he is still unconscious very Little Hopes of his recovery Are entertained. Norcross and his brother inherited a Fortune of $25,000, and a Large part of the former s share it is said has been dissipated. The arrest was made Tipon the confession of John Delvin and Sylvester Hatterman who alleged that they were hired by Norcross to give poisoned Candy to the boy. The men say they Werg to receive $500 for delivering the package to the lad. A movement is on foot among several members of the Baptist Tabernacle to organize and maintain in the City of fort Wayne another Baptist Church. To this end those interested in the. Project will this evening ask to be dismissed from the Mother Church in order that they May proceed at Oce with the work of organizing a new congregation. In discussing the subject at hand with a representative of the journal the Rev. L. L. Henson pastor of the Baptist Tabernacle said Quot for a number of years even reaching Back into the former pastorate there have been those who Felt that a new Baptist Church ought to be organised in the City of fort Wayne. 1 have been of that opinion Ever since became acquainted with the Church and the Field but nothing definite in that direction has Ever been done until the present. But now the feeling that has Long existed has grown until it is agreed that the time has arrived when action ought to be taken. In accordance with this several members of the Church invited me to meet with them recently when after a season of prayer and after a full discussion of the subject it was unanimously agreed that Steps should be taken immediately. No Effort is being made or will be made to persuade members to leave the old Church for it is hoped that Only those who sincerely feel the need and plainly see the great Opportunity to Advance the cause of Christ in fort Wayne will feel it their duty to freely enter the new Field of labor. To this end there will be presented to the Church this evening the following letter which has been Una Mously adopted and the letter follows realizing the need that now exists and has Long existed in the City of fort Wayne for More than one Baptist Church and feeling in our own hearts that our Loving heavenly father has Laid upon us. The duty and the responsibility of organizing such a Church and being willing under god to make the sacrifices perform the labors and endure the hardships that such an undertaking is sure to entail we the undersigned members of the first Baptist Church of fort Wayne ind., respectfully ask our Mother Church to Grant us letters of dismissal for the purpose of organizing and maintaining a new Baptist Church in our City. In thus going out for this great purpose we beg that we May have the sympathy and the prayers of the Church we leave. Mrs. Nannie e. Cobb Pellens. Miss Myra Pellens. Miss Louisa Pellens. Or. Richard e. Doty. Mrs. Richard e. Doty. Mrs. Henrietta Heaton. Or. Charles e. Heaton. Mrs. Mary f. C. Collins. Miss Lelia f. Collins. Mrs. Addie Diether. Or. Louis Diether. Mrs. Clara e. Grand. Miss Abbie Druscilla Doty. Continuing or. Henson said Quot if there Are others who desire join in this work and who Are willing to sign the above request let them make the fact known to anyone of the above named or to the pastor. Thus the Baptist cause in fort Wayne will take a Long step in Advance and the faithful few who so heroically undertake this i eat work will go Forth with the full Assurance that the Church they leave will Pray without ceasing that the benedictions of Hea Cen and the richest blessings of the lord May Ever be upon them in their great work for the a f v it Good Naife Quot Quot Quot in Komi is has induced Many persons to deceive the Public by offering plasters which Are not Only lacking in the Best Elen ends of the genuine article but Are often harmful in their effects. The Public should be on their guard against these frauds and when a plaster is needed be sure to insist upon having the Best. When you buy Allcock s you obtain absolutely the Best plaster made. Sixty ninth and seventy first regiments for the a shelter of such portions of the homeless poor As might take Refuge there. Quot i am aware that there is so me question whether or not i have the Legal right to do this Quot said the governor in announcing what he had one Quot but i feel confident that the legislature will Back me up in what i have hitherto the armoires have been jealously guarded by the National guard against every kind of invasion and any mention of converting them to any use except for strictly military purposes has met with determine of and organized opposition. --0 Arnold s Bromo celery. One trial will guarantee its unrivalled excellence for headaches. 10 cts. Sold by Gross amp Pellens. Quot Cit news. To a common expression is Quot the human race is growing weaker and that we Are growing weaker is proved by the Large number of Pale thin and emaciated people. That we Are growing Wiser May be proved by overcoming these disorders with the timely use of Scott s emulsion of cod liver Oil with hypo hos Whites Vichich a incs a Tuci Wetli the artificial ice co in addition to i it distilled water will deliver swin Ney Parle water in lots of o i Allons or More at 80c per balt Doreen Gallons in bottles with Patent porcelain stoppers. Phone st deaths and funerals. Hambruch. The funeral of Emma Theresa Ham Bruck will be held at 2 o clock this afternoon from st. Peter s Catholic Church. Interment in the Catholic cemetery. Perry. The funeral of mrs. Mary i Perry will be held from her late residence at 10 o clock this morning the Rev. A. K. Zart Man pastor of the Grace reformed Church officiating. Interment in Linden Wood cemetery. 9chaper. The funeral of mrs. Louisa Schaper will be held at 1 o clock this afternoon from her late residence and at 2 o clock from Shock s Church in Adams township. The Quay contest. Harrisburg pa., feb. 14.�?the members of the legislature were not Able to reach Here to Day and the joint ballot showed the absence of a quorum. It resulted Quay rep17 Dalzell rep1 Jenks dem2. Sacral into cal., feb. 14. A the ballot for United states senator resulted in no change. 1 / a a a tax to Jake. Utah Ipoh. It ont Assembly took two ballots and Anjou med. Tinell to Morrow. The last ballot we a Cannon of 8atli�m Rei a or. Ora Seaney has gone to new York. Advices from county commissioner Baker Are to the effect that he continues very ill. He has not improved As rapidly As his friends expected and it will be sad news to the people of the county. A circular has been issued asking for Aid form mrs. Peter Rinhart widow of the missionary who was murdered in Tibet some months ago. Subscriptions May be left with any member of the committee which is made up As follows the Rev. A. K. Zartman Leslie w. Hills p. R. Barrows Louis Diether s. R. Taylor and miss Bessie Dille. Or. And mrs. Paul Trier of Adams township celebrated their Silver wedding anniversary sunday and despite the cold weather Over seventy friends and neighbors called to extend their congratulations or. And mrs. Trier s always Hospital Home was at the mercy of the guests during the Day and evening and the occasion was indeed a merry one. The st. Stephens society of st. Peter s Catholic Church has elected the following Oft cers president John Landgraf vice president w. J. Steck Beck financial Secretary John Miller recording Secretary j. Schnurr treasurer a. Walker directors Joseph Becker a. Bail m. Weber Delegate to National convention George Zurbuch alternate a. Walker. I Auburn dispatch Quot a. A. Davidson of fort Wayne has purchased the jewelry store of f. A Yesbera in the Johnson building and is now in pos session. Or. Davidson is a genial gentleman and thoroughly posted in All branches of the business. We have not been informed As to or. Yesbera s intentions for the future but would regret to see himself and family leave Auburn. Or. Davidson cordially invites All to drop in and see a time. Edward Hagan returns from Eastern seas. Was in the regular army and participated in the assault on Manila a served under lieutenant Lau Bach. Beanor is blood deep. Clean blood Means a clean skin. No Beauty without it. Cascaret Candy cathar tic clean your blood and keep it clean by stirring up the Lazy liver and driving Allim purities from the body banish pimples boils bilt and that bilious complexion by taking begin to Day to notches blackheads. Cascaret a Beauty for ten cents. All druggists satisfaction guaranteed. 10c, 25c, 50c. Was buried alive. Terrible discovery in the Case of James Rigley of Indiana. A Anderson ind., feb. 14.�?in an investigation to Day it was ascertained beyond tie Shadow of a doubt that James Rigley interred at Pendleton last Quot week was buried alive. The coffin lid was broken the body turned Over and the draping of the coffin torn. He Lay in a trance state three Days before Bevnii buried. He carried considerable life insurance. Edward Hagan late of the Twenty third infantry has arrived Home from Manila having been discharged at the end of his term of service. He left Manila on december 20, and came Home by Way of Hong Kong and san Francisco. Or. Hagan is an Allen county boy having been reared at Areola. He is a brother of Thos. Hagan formerly clerk in the Superior court. He enlisted in the regular army three years ago and last june was sent to Manila with his regiment. The Twenty third was one of the first regiments to arrive at Manila after Dewey destroyed the Spanish Fleet. With his regiment or. Hagan participated in the assault on Manila and he has an interesting Story to Tell of the capture. He says they had no Izard fighting at any time. The gun boats drove the spaniards from behind their fortifications and then the troops opened on them. Quot they did t hold out Long under our fire Quot he said. Quot the attack began about 9 o clock in the morning and by 3 in the afternoon we had the Flag waving All Over the City and were doing patrol duty the same As if we had been there a year and nothing had or. Hagan says the soldiers Are not in favor of keeping the Philippines. They Don t like the country can t get accustomed to the climate and Are anxious to a Man to get Back. They know the conditions there and Are not anxious to see the islands brought into the Union. Or. Hagan who was mustered out As a sergeant served in the company in which Howard Laubach of this City is lieutenant. He says the lieutenant is liked by his men More than the army officer usually is. Quot he is a Fine Soldier but no aristocrat Quot said Hagan. Quot of course an army officer does t ordinarily get familiar with his men and lieutenant Laubach does to either but there Are Many ways in which an officer can show his interest and liking for the men and lieutenant Laubach is one of that kind. When i first joined the army and he heard i was from fort Wayne he always took care to bring me the Home papers and to show other favors and he always kept this up. I never saw him it have a Man arrested or file charges against any one but he s a Good Soldier just the same. Of s do. Bull s Cotta a syst of will rid you of a cold More quickly than any other known remedy. Don t let a cold go As it comes for you May endanger your life. Price 25cts. Parnas Brothen and their big of my airy. In tie of a acrobatic Faroe to Quot next door for comic egeness nov to and Fia it Bat never been surpassed special lenten prices 25e, aft 7bc. Xxi Mefi the Abb. Thursday feb Bryabt 1�, a return and final engagement in Torti port Wayne of great International inc Betm. The heart a play of great Merit. A Marvel stagecraft. Under the personal direction of Thor Authur presented by David bib so s company the novel and realistic Belfry scene. Strong situations. Exciting cd matk. Never before at the prices 26e, mor 75c and 11.00. Seat Sale n. W. Bloo successor to Kerlin amp Bloom funeral director and a Mccumer 107/calhoun Sil Telephone office 362. Residence 661. Open Day and night Low rates during Winter Ana is Wiig months. The a Camuy hotel opposite Westminster Seminary Gox it. U. Irwin prop All Modem conveniences Gas Deetry to hot and cold Baths private Hospital and maternity Comer Cass and sixth Street. Pro Tice limited to obstetrics and diseases of . Lulu Derbyshire phone. 1235. Emma Brecheisen dentist. Office rooms 4 and 5, Hau building. Comer Calhoun and Washington Fps office hours �?9 to 12 a. M. 1 to 3 p. Boswell. and surgeon. Offices Over Loesch s drug store. East Wayne Street and at residence. Hours East Wayne Street office a. M. And 2 p. M. Calls galls sent in by tit Kone from any part of the Day win a pro Puy Economy clothes and hat renovating Odd All work neatly and promptly Donal goods called for and delivered. Home phone 973, main. Monahan amp st ret. Props. Poivey to a Oapl on real estate Kiwi Peir a onal Seoni if y. Ends. F. Zet Eif Vek Safi Shblock cables holds aloof. Madrid feb. 14.�?el Correo the newspaper or jew of Don Carlos prints to Day a letter of bal the pretender forbidding his partisans to. Attend the sitting of the Chambers when the peace treaty is Una Der a Scullon. It tits easy physic a there is a wrong and a right to Correct constr Tiosh. Thew was blk the Oid Tyle the tie Goiti Tobgui , and mending. Bring us your old clothing. We will make it Good As new. We Are Durias work for our Foremost citizens wbk will testify to our Superior Orion a ship. All we ask of you is to give us a trial. We Call for and Denver All Lubs. 30 Harrison Street. Home Telephone 43�. Established 1876. Phon Leo Troy steam laundry. We guarantee our process to prolong the life of Sotir Linen. 48 and 50 Pearl Streec f. A. Jones amp co., pro poker. S. H. Havice pro Tina in Lead to Eye ear nose and Throat Oslica hours from 8 to to it is a front 8 to 4 pm m. 88 wet Waarum a Trot. Port Waap my a a a a. ,. Litif f 9 # of a i ii. Of Odd Birds. Breeders or Fonejr Birds at i the Edna lofts barbs Fantalis. In Moons oot Sida overs magpies. Hobman Fontoni Aie owls. Tum ten an other Taf Iati a. Min wish log to Pordia a Piget a Tali visit the Edna Lofta store buying my a took is from Tia Bast known of America Are jail Jated Tor the rant and Vurr by sold win by a Anraad to be Sou a Alliy. Andjto., Moray Elmer Fittl Tttus Bali by loss in no . Palm it it Yaqoo idling t9,
Search the Fort Wayne Journal Today
with a Free Trial
We want people to find what they are looking for at NewspaperArchive. We are confident that we have the newspapers that will increase the value of your family history or other historical research.
With our 7-day free trial, you can view the documents you find for free.
Looking for more information? If you’re not ready to talk to a representative, here are some frequently asked questions to help you determine if institutional access to Newspaper Archive is for you and your institution.
Why are newspaper sites important?
Newspapers allow readers to step into the life and times of past decades and centuries from all over the world. Not only do they have interesting and unique articles and photos, but they also have advertisements, comics, classifieds, and more.
What is the best way to search newspaper archives?
The NewspaperArchive collection can be searched several different ways - advanced search, browse, and publications. The advanced search offers filters to narrow your search for more precise results.
Why should I get a NewspaperArchive subscription?
NewspaperArchive’s collection of newspapers boasts more than 85% unique content compared to other newspaper sites. In addition to big city newspapers, we have a wide variety of newspapers from small towns that hold a wealth of information about day-to-day life. Our collection dates back to 1607!