Fort Wayne Sentinel (Newspaper) - June 10, 1914, Fort Wayne, Indiana
WEDNESDAY, JTÍNE 10, 1914.
.THE FORT WAYNE SENTINEL.
Take the eleven o'clock Bluffton -inter-urban and get oflP at stop 11.
The south side division of the Ladies' Aid society of the First M. E. church will meet Friday afternoon at the home of Mrs. I. Medsker, 2327 Lafayette street. She will be assisted by the Mesdames Basey, Stout and Monia. A full attendance is desired.
The Ladies' Aid society of the West Jefferson Street Church of Christ will meet Thursday afternoon at the home of Mrs. Lehneke, 2225 Gay street.
The Ladies' society of the Westminster Presbyterian church will be entertained Thursday afternoon at the home of Mrs. W. F. Graeter, 906 West Washington street.
"Miss Anna Cole, of New York, to Take Charge at Y. W. C. A., August 15,
OT. f R CHURCH NEWS
The executive board of the Young Women's Christinn iissociation met regular monthly session Wednesday forenoon at 10 o'clock and decided that word should be sent to Miss Anna Cole, of New York city, to come to this city and take charge as general secretary at the association building.
Miss Cole is a graduate of the National Board Training school, of New York city, and was for three years general secretary at the Young Woman's Christian association at Binghampton, N. Y.. prior to her entering the school. She will enter upon her new duties here
August 15. _ _
Tlie vacancy at the local association building was caused by the resignation of Mis? Cora E. Tinkham. The association is still without a lunch director, but it is believed this position will soon be iillcd.
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Harlan Young Man Chooses Bride From Detroit, Mich.
One of the most beautiful events of the June season wa« the majrriage of Elizabeth, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Milligan, of Detroit, Mich., to Ml-. Grover C. DeVoe on Wednesday, June 3, at 6:30 p. m.
The ceremony was performed at St. Leo's rectory in Detroit, in the presence of over two liundred guests, after M-hich a reception was held from 7 till 10 p. m. at the home of the bride's parents, 1108 West Hancock avenue, and during which time an elaborate wedding dinner was served to the immediate relatives and friends. The bride is Tery accomplished and of a winning personality. The groom is a very worthy young man and has been employed in Detroit for the last few years. He is a son of Mrs. Henry Revert, of Harlam.
After a few days' visit in Harlan and Fort Wayne, Mr. and Mrs. DeVoe returned t^ Detroit, where their newly furnished home awaited them. They will be at home to their many friends after September the first at 658 St. Joan avenue, Detroit, Mich.
Local Baptist People Are Elected to Office at Annual Meeting at Kendallville.
The Baptist ministers and many laymen of this city are attending the annual convention of the r.ai>tists of Northeastern Indiana, held at Kendallville and word was received here ^^ ed-nesday morning that two local people were elected to office for the coming year. Eev. John Walton, assistant pastor of the First Baptist church, was elected to second vice moderator, and T. E. Covington. of file Southside Baptist, was elected to the office of clerk. Rev. W. T. Campbell, of Columbia City, was elected jnoderator, to succeed E. W. Lewis, of this city.
The opening session was held Monday evening. with^E. W. Lewis, the retiring moderutor after two years of service, presiding. Over fifty delegates were present at this meeting and every church of the district was represented by one or more delegates.
Th final adjournment took place Wednesday afternoon and the local people will return to this city Thursday morning.
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J. S. Ryder and S. J. Ryder Will Enter the Holy Priesthood, June 26.
On the return of Et. Rev. Herman J. Alerding, D. D., bishop of the diocese of Fort Wayne, who is now visiting the pope at Rome, John S. Ryder and S. Joachim Ryder will be oixiained into the holy priesthood at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception at 8 o'clock Friday morning, June 26, and to their first solemn masses to be celebrated on the following Sunday morning at 9 and 10:30.
These two men are issuing invita-' tions to their friends and relatives to be present at this solemn affair. A reception will be given at the Ryder home, 711 Rockhill street, between the hours of 8 and 10 on Friday evening, June 26. The young men are sons of Mr. and Mrs. S. J. Ryder.
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MEET IN SOCIAL SESSION.
Mrs. Nasel, of Rudisill avenue, will entertain the women of the Grace Reformed church Thursday afternoon, at a social session. All ladies are cordially invited.
The annnal children's day program of the Grace Reformed church will he rendered Sunday evening at the church. • jt
WILL LECTURE TONIGHs.
Rev. Frank Broske, of Harrisburg, Pa., a graduate of the Fort Scott Collegiate institute, Fort Scott, Kan., will lecture thte evening at the Ctiurch of God, 3201 Lafayette street. Rev. Manchester, pastor of the church, was formerly president of this institution, having taken charge here after resigning at the college.
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AUDITORIUM WAS FILLED.
The auditorium of the Grace Reformed chtu-ch was filled Tuesday evening when the young people of the church presented the play, "An Old-Fashioned Singing School." The large audience applauded many times during the, evening and officials state that the affair was a great success. The proceeds realized will be
added to the church fund.
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NOTES OF THE CHURCHES.
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Rev. John Walton will deliver the memorial address Sunday afternoon at the First Baptist church to the Independent Order of Odd Fellows.
The executive committee of the Christian-Endeavor society of the St. John "Reformed church will hold its; regular btiBiness meeting this "evening at the , churcli.
The Ladies' «ociety of the Plymouth Cdnneffatioiuil church ,^will hold ito ^n-
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tate Field Examiners Complete Examination and Make Report.
The mmiicipal waterworks of Fort Wayne is a mighty asset of the city, is making money, has been more than paid for by its opei'ation and is in good condition. This is the gist of a report prepared by Messrs. Schroeder and Haefling, iield examiners from the state accoimt-ing department, who have just completed their work of going through the accounts of-the department, a labor-that has taken several months. .
It is shown that total cost of the - physicaL part., of. -the .system, has been, $1,100,000. Of this the taxpayers ,have paid and will pay a total of about $600,-000 represented by bond issues, interest on , bonds and money appropriated out of funds raised by taxation.
This sum is more than offset by the value during thirty-four years of public water .service for fire hydrants, parks, public buildings and the IDce. The meter system of selling water has reduced consumption without reducing the revenues, which now annually amoxmt to $100,000. The report flnds that there has been considerable chaos in the keeping of accounts relating to the purchase of supplies, some of which could not be traced in the years gone by so far as shown by the accounts examined. Mayor Hosey, the board of works and Secretary Beuret, of the waterworks department, have been examining the report......
CITY COUNCIL MEETING.
Spy Run Wall Contract and Appropriation Ordinance Referred.
The city council in regular session Tuesday evening, after electing a member of the city school board, received and referred to the committee on finance an ordinance appropriating $10,000 to the special streets account to pay for the city's share of the retaining wall to be built this summer along Spy Run avenue from the State street bridge to the Centlivre brewery. An ordinance ratifying tlie contract entered into between the board of public works and the Herman W. T^pp Construction company to construct the retaining wall was referred to the committee on contracts and fi-anchiees. It is expected that both ordinances wiU be passed at the next regular meeting two weeks hence.
The council ratified the contract between the board of works and Max Irmscher for constructing, the addition to the power house of the m'unicipaJ lighting department and appropriated $222.45 to the claims account to settle the claim of Mathias Snyder for injuries received when he was struck by the fire chief's wagon. Pursuant to the recommendation by the committee on public buildings and grounds the council granted permission to the Young Men's Forward Congress to use the coHincil chamber for its monthly meetings to promote the movement for a city Y. M. C. A. building.
The committee of the whole made no report on the ordinance for the annexation of certain territory in the southeast part of the city.
Col. D. N. Foster, president of the park board, addressed the council on the subject of an equestrian statue of Gen Anthony Wayne, and called attention to a model of such a statue recently submitted by Sculptor Hibbard, of Chicago. Colonel Foster asked the council to consider raising the levy for th© Wayne montimerit fund from »4 to % cent in the 1915 city tax rate.
MILK INQUIRIES CONTINUE.
Women Want to Know Which Dairies are Cleanest.
Dr, J. H. Gilpin, secreta*y ®f the board of health, is gratified by the steady increase , of' inqurfes for informatloh shoW' ing the status of dairies and< the quality oi milk furnished Port Wayne conaiuniers. The tabulated .statement coittainitig all eweiiiial iniormfttKHti ^ 1« ncmt itOv.etMh . inquirer "and tbose
Seeger Siphon Refrigerators
On Sale on Third Floor.
See Economy Basement Jid
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Hot June Days Call for Plenty of Cool Waists-They're Here!
—And the models most called for are plain, but dainty—the sort of Waists that will stand tubbing and comes out as fresh looking as when they were new.
There i s a large selection of such Waists as these at iJl.OO. Sheer and cool models, made with new low collars and cuffs—simple little blouses that no woman or girl can have too many of for Summer.
are other models of fancy stripe and barred mulls that are unusually attractive and well made.
SILK BLOUSES of cool China silk, Habutai and crepe de chine; also models of fine embroidered mulls—a table heaped high with these charming Waists. ^^ Qg
Pre-Shrunk Wash Skirts of The Famous
Every woman will want two or three of these crisp white wash skirts when she sees how splendidly they are made. The materials used have been pre-shrunli by a special process, and the greatest part of the shrinkage eliminated. This constitutes an important advantage over a skirt not so treated.
Illustrating but a few of the many attractions of Wash Skirts we are showing in regular and large size waistbands up to 36 inches, and all lengths.Wedding Invitations and Announcements
—This is just to remind you that orders are t^ken at- the Stationery Section for Engraved Wedding Invitations and Announcements. Variou.s forms and styles of letters are here to select from, and the prices are very moderate for work of the highest character.
Orders are also taken fox Visiting Cards and any class of special work requiring engraving.
A Sale of Corsets at $1.00 That Includes Well Known Makes, Priced as High as $5.00^
Many of the Corsets in this collection on special sale Thursday that sold regularly at $5.00. Included are such models as Nemo, P. K, Madame Irene, W. & D. Special and other famous makes of hiirh grade Corsets. Thev all go in this June Clearance at flfl ■ your choice ....................^I.UU
NO REFUNDS—NO EXCHANGESL
$1.00 Brassieres, 50c.
Odd sizes in Brassierei?. V and square shape front with cross^ back; regular $1.00 5flC
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Exquisite Printed Crepes and Pussy Willow Taffetas on a Special Sale Friday
The most charming of all Smnmer Silks, and a special sale of them Friday I There is nothing quite so exquisitely lovely for dressy Smnmer frocks than these printed crepes and Pussy Willow taffetas —they're so cool, so soft, and drape so beautifully, that no other fabric is quite so desirable. So.—
Friday our stock of these wanted silks wDl be placed on special sale. Every color combination is included from the simple dainty floral designs, to gray Chinese and Mexican figures; white, flesh and yellow grounds as well as medium colorings. 40 inches wide; regular $3.00 to $3.50 values—
ON SPECIAL SALE FRIDAY, $2.19,
NO. 574—PRICE $5.00
No. 674—This skirt has high-pointed belt in front, forming vestce effect. Double ripple flounce runs diagonally around the skirt. Price $5.00.
NO. 550—PRICE $4.00
No. 550 is a simple, stylish skirt made In a tunic effect, of an excellent quality ratine. It buttons at side with row of large pearl buttons. Price $4.00,
NO. 583—PRICE $3.00
No. 683—The view in this skirt shows the attractive belt, and gathering at the waist. It buttons at the side front top and bottom. Price $3.00.
No. 580—PRICE $2.50
No. 580 is a pleasing-skirt at a low cost— $2.50. It has a semi-belt in back and useful pocket in front. Buttons at side-front with pearl buttons.Very Special™ 100-Piece Dinner Set at$8.98
A new pattern just received of American ware—pure white body with dainty spray decoration of pale pink morn-iim glories. A tiny gold line is used on all edges and handles. Reg. $12.-^)0 value; on special sale, 100-piece setA NEW TOASTERThat Toats, Fries, Boils and BroilsHere Is the Ideal Electric Appliance!
With this Triangle Electric Toaster Stove of manv uses, a meal can be prepared right at the dining table. The heating coils' are placed,' as "shown in the above illustration, so as to make it easy and convenient to make two slices of toast at a time, one above and one below the heating coils. Or a slice of toast can be made below the heating coils, and at the same time a flat bottomed utensil can bo placed on top of the Toaster Stove, in which can be made tea, coffee, breakfast food, etc., or eggs may be fried in a skillet placed on top of the Toaster Stove.
The device is made of sheet steel, finished in polished nickel, is light in weight and unbreakable. It is provided with threes» heat insulating legs, of tibre so that the 'surface on which the Stove is resting will not be e ither scorched or scratched.
Comes complete as shown with cord and plug, and can be attached to any ordinary lamp aooket.ON SPECIAL SALE AT
long the i)eople of Fort Wayne will In general make It the rule to inform them-Belvea as to the best dairies and bestow their patronagre accordingly. At this sea-•on when clean and well kept milk is vital to the welfare of Infajits the information tbe health department is prepared to furnish becomes of utmost imjKjrtance. The health department will promptly send tabulated dairy statement to any person who aeks for it.
quicksand gives battle. .
Wayn« Heights Sewer Work Greatly Impeded by It.
The Moellering Construction company, which has the contract for the new $60,000 sewer system in Wayne Heights ("Hun^y Hill") Is having a deal of trouble with quicksand and the work Is being not only greatly retarded but made expensive by this interference. The interior of almost the entire hill Is a mass of quicksand pockets and to overcome the battle it offers is a constant problem. In some places the shoring in the trenches has given way two or three times owing to slides of quicksand. , , ,
The Moellering company Is making good progress in the excavation on Erie street to get down to the suspected break in the Intercepting sewer. The shaft was down about twenty-flve feet today and there Is )f ten or more feet yet to be excavated. It. is expected that ^the work ^ crossing at Larwill.
FROM M PENNSY
Lester M. Souder Says He Will Be Cripple for Life
AOT SEEKS $15,000
Lester M. Souder, of Whitley county, by his next friend, James M. Souder, has filed a suit in the federal court here against the Pennsylvania company, seeking $15,000' for personal injuries, sus-
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a-distance of ten or more feet yet to be ! gg^ggr train struck a.buggy in which he excavated. It Is expected that the work e will be completed by the end of the week
pAbk board meeting.
Aside from opening bids and awarding contracts for the construction of the Swinney park bandstand and the Weisser park pumping station, the park^board had little in sight for the regular Wednesday meeting. . ___
August Fuhrman, two-story frame residence 3013 Hoagland avenue, 2911 Holland avenue, and 346 Wild wood avenlue, $3,000 each.
the birth record.
To Mr. arid Mrs. James Cull, 613 Taylor
^nd Mrs. Peter S. Ernst, 411 Dawson street—a elri-
Ice cream social given by the Zion'e^ Walther Iieague
In his complaint, filed by B. V. Harris, he Bays that the company was negligent in allowing freight cars to block all view of the tracks near the crossing, and further alleges that the train, traveling at a rate of sixty miles an hour, sounded no whistle or bell upon its ap-. approach to the crossing.
The young man alleges he was throlwn sixty feet and sustained injuries that has kept him in a hospital ever since, and that will leave him permanently crippled. He wants $15,000 for his injuries, and the sum of $300 for his horse and vehicle.
Max Zeff Is Baiikrupt.
A voluntary petition in bankruptcy was filed in the federal court here Wed-, nepday afternoon by Mas Zeflf, a Fort Wayiie clothing merchant, who scheduleei hi«- Uabllitiea. at 111.29,'^,and ll8ta..hli
wages owed for $15, $1,836.86 in secured claims, $7,259.44 in unsecured claims and $382 in notes and bi^s.
RESOLUTE AGAIN WINS.
Trouble With Untried Rigging Defiance to Uag.
Sandy Hook, N. Y., June 10.—The Resolute today won the fifth race of the series preliminary to the selection of the America's cup defender. Over a windward and leeward ooiursa, twenty-two miles in all, oft Sandy Hook, she beat the Vaniti© about four minutes without taking advantage of her time allowance. The Defiance made her first appearance in the cup preliminaries today but dropped out of the race on the. first leg. Trouble with her untried rigging had caused her to lag helplessly behind. This was the third victory for Resolute.
ORDER GOES TO PRINTER.
Wine Mess to Be Abolished from American Warshipa July 1.
Washington, June 10.—Secretary Daniels' celeiirated order abolishing the wine mess on board American wctrships was in the hands of the public printer today. It was promulgated some time ago and takes effect July, 1." The order will be issued to the service in a few days.
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Presents For Boys
The Best $h50 Racket TheBest SI. GO Self'FUU ing Fountain Pen at
Lehman's BookIN m SUITSUnited States Court Session is Almost Ready to Adjourn.ATTORNEYS QUALIFY
Two damage cases against the receivers of the Wabash Railroad company and one against the Grand Rapids and Indiana road were settled by agreement Wednesday morning before Judge A. B. Anderson, sitting in a session of the United States court here. The first case called Wednesday afternoon was the damage suit "of Marion Donat against the Pennsylvania company, seeking judgment in the sfun pf $50,000. This is^ the last case on the docket \at this session and it was believed that it would be finished in time to adjourn (the session late in the afternoon.
Judgment in the sum of $2,300, jwas agreed upon in the casé of Mary E. Strodel, administratrix, against the Wabash railroad. In the second suit against the Wabash, filed by Gabriel Karicofe, a judgment' was rendered in the sum of $5,700, and the case of Charles H. Middleton against the Grand Rapids and Indiana was settled by agreement for $3,000;: Harper & Euel-ber and Skiles,. Green & Skiles were at-torneye for-the,plaintiffs in^each of the tliiyee cases» ' .f At the. Tuesday «fter?
disposed of, Judge Anderson giving the defendant judgment at the plaintifT'S cost.
Otto E. Fuelber, of Fort Wayne, and Danford McDonald, of Roanoke, were admitted to practice law in the fed« courts.
STAÇKABLE IS DEFIANT.
Collector of Port of Honolulu Refuses to Resign.
Honolulu, June 10.—K. Staekable, collector of the P9rt, today received from Wm. G. McAdoo, secretary of the treasury, a cablegram requesting his immediate resignation.
Stackable said he would not comply. He insisted that he would not p,ive ¿p his office unless he was dismissed.
Stackable has been port collector of Honolulu since Hawaii became a part of the United States. He is a republican. He was asked to resign about a month ago.
ON WAY ACROSS CONTINENT.
Saxon Car Arrives Here on Coast to Coast Trip Over Lincoln Highway.
The Saxon car which Is making a transcontinental trlp^ver the Lincoln highway ' arrived In this' city this morning at • U o'clock and left again this afteiTioon at ' 1 p. m. The crew which'is piloting the ' ; car across the country consists of tw6' young men, M. J. Croker and Fred Wil-kens, both of Detroit. - .
^ The trip started June 4 and the sched'-* ^ ule calls for an average speed of twenty -miles an hour ar(^ an average distance -' of 125 miles a day. The car left here ft«'. South Bend, from where it will go tiH' Cedar Rapids. Mayor Mitchel, of Ne'vf" York, was the official starter of thlB, Lincoln highway Saxon. - : "
FIFTY-EIGHT WANT PLACE.
Many AppHcatlons Filed for Rural Examination. A total of fifty-eight application^, been fUed with Assistant Postniast« by mien seekin« tQ> tAk« tt