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Fort Wayne Sentinel (Newspaper) - June 21, 1915, Fort Wayne, Indiana
Quot Quot of Quot -. J lathe fort Wayne Sentinel Aon aay june 21� 1916. F a h a a a a Fri i i m i a m m pm. R m 11 m it m a m a a a m a my shop and rail Road news him i m it h a a 4 a a m a m m m m i i i m i t a a a pm m m m a a a ure Shore work iii Force soil is to out of forty seven at fort Wilyne Only three remain on pay Rolls. A a result of a work started during the 1913-1914 holidays by end finder m. Or. Flagle of the Lake Erie and West Era and w. O. Thompson of Buffalo District master car builder of the Kew York Central who was Here on a visit at that time several Large pictures rep resenting eight of the ten in fines owned by the fort Wayne Jackson and Sidnaw and All but one of the forty Eifret men at fort Wayne in the employ of the company in 1877 and the officers of the company Are in existence. One of these most interesting and historic pictures aprons the Wall at the Home of Engineer m. G. Flagle 212 West third Street. It is interesting to All who look upon it but particularly interesting to the older people Avaio a worked on the Road at that time or re kiember the people a Hose portraits Are reproduced in the group. Of the men represented Twenty two Are deceased eighteen a known to be living today and the whereabouts or Fate of eight of the others Are unknown. The list includes p. B. Loomis the president dead a b. Beanie master of transportation now residing in Loa Angeles Uncle Dave Smith master Mechanic dead h. Bromley general Frei Priit agent dead 0. F. Jordon. Road master dead Harry Ettinger fireman now master Mechanic of the Decatur shops of the Wabash w. 0. Thompson Engineer now District master car builder of tie View York Central with Headquarters at Buffalo de Yerrick Maurice Hickey and Frank Smith firemen now engineers and the Only ones shown in the grou who Are still in service on the Road Milt g. Flagle fireman now Engineer on the l. E. Amp w. Engineers j. Winner f. E. Dilla Frank Bell j. W. Reading and John Young still living engineers George Hutchins George Critchfield. Dolph Paradise John Flagle and l. J. Wheeler deceased firemen William and Hank Smith Billy Figel Oscar Kil Patrick who Are known to be dead and firemen Frank Hastings and Frank Ackerly still living Raininen George Mogford l. L. Fitch. J. R. List run and Charles Hendricks living and Horace Cooper Dan Hickey George Hewitt and de Bailey deceased Gibb Finch superintendent of Bridges and buildings dead Jacob Rau machinist dead Charles Parr retired and now working for City Park Board Frank Bell living Beorge Carter Chris Bestel and for Ink Barney All dead and the following whose whereabouts Are unknown a Al or Carr Nett gee Chris Schweitzer Charles Mesler and Charles Schwartz. In those Days the engines were known by name and the eight represented in the picture were Quot Jonesville Quot Quot Reading Quot Quot Angola Quot and quote a. Webster Quot passenger engines quoth. H. Smith Quot Quot fort Wayne Quot Quot a. H. Hamilton Quot and quote. O. Grosvenor Quot freighters. All were Wood burners had no injectors and had to run to pump water for the tank. The passenger engines however were equipped with the old straight air Brake system which had an eccentric on the driving Shaft for Pui aping air into the receiver. Each engine had Copper hues and was elaborately trimmed with brass Avrich the fireman had to keep a clean and Quot shining Quot if he wished to retain his . D. Wheeler resigns. Tion to the articles handled at the store. The Lake Shore has agreed to build a Side track to the Yards. The opening of the store in the Randall building on Harrison Street is being delayed by the late arrival of materials for name lug the shelves and tables and it is now said that the store will not be thrown open to business until the latter part of june or first of july. The several thousand dollars Worth of goods purchased will be placed on the shelves this travel to California. Agent John of. Ross of the Pennsylvania sent thirty five people on the Way to California today. The party went in three sections some on no. 23 at 10 o clock some on 21 and others on let. This was the largest number of California passengers to leave the City in a single Day since the Panama Pacific exposition opened Rea to electric works to take better position and Wood. C. D. Wheeler Well known in Industrial social and masonic circles in fort Wayne has resigned a position at the fort Wayne electric works he filled most capably for a number of years and july 5 will take the position of advertising manager and assistant sales manager of the Santo manufacturing company of Philadelphia. The company is extensively engaged in the manufacture and Sale of the Santo vacuum cleaners. Or. Wheeler has been in the employ of the fort Wayne electric works a number of years coming Here soon after graduating from the Michigan state University at aim Arbor. For the past six years to has been at the Lead of the Dei Arment of the big concern on Broadway. To is a Shriner and is the manager of the shrine band. He is also president of the electro tec Linic club of which he is a charter member and it was through his efforts that some of the Best lecturers and entertainers were brought Here under the auspices of the club. Socially he is a Prince and his at the fort Wayne electric works while rejoicing in Liis promotion regret very much his intentions to leave the City. A special train running As the second Section of Pennsylvania train no. 25 and carrying president Samuel Rea and vice president j. J. Turner pass Cal through the City at an Early hour this morning. The officials travelling in the same manner will return to Pittsburg tonight passing thru in fort Wayne about 3 o . D. Crist to country. Pennsylvania Engineer s. D. Crist went to the country near Monroe today to spend a month on the farm recuperating after a serious illness. Seven weeks ago or. Crist was stricken with paralysis and for awhile was entirely helpless. He is greatly improved but will not be Able to work for some fears old. Bernard f. Spieigel. Janitor at the Wabash master Mechanic s Oil ice was Sev Enty to lice years old yesterday though he does t look it. Or. Spiegel gets around with the agility that would be a credit to a Nuin not Over fifty. He is now on the forty third year of his service at the Wabash boats in probably drowned. Mrs. 0. P. Snoop wife of the Pennsylvania gang Foreman was called to Cleveland last thursday by a Telegram stating that it was feared Lier brother Fred Schneider had been drowned in Lake Erie. Yesterday Iver. Snook received word that the missing Man had not showed up. Instead a search resulted in the finding of the boat that he and Comrade had taken out when they left the Harbor also his hat and a bottle of bait Wlinich or. Schneider had taken with him. The boat which was upside Down and the hat were found on Willoughby Beach where a tidal wave sunday swept them to the Shore. Another boat which was known to have been occupied by a Man was found upturned on the Beach also but the Man was missing. Or. Schneider was married and had a daughter. The Zavidow and other relatives fear that he has been closed this afternoon. Phone n 6034ldsloat 0 Best Coal on Earth so Best grades of coals Coke charcoal Wood and endling at port Wayne Coal co. Thodas 1082 and 190. Weights Coal and Supply co. H. A Heine Coal All sizes. Phone 8022.wm. Kaough Coal co. Coa Coke Wood Etc. Tara at Lake Shore tracks West of Welfl st a phone 502-Ftabd and soft Coal Ozien failed promptly. A phones 135. Geo. H. Krudop. Satisfactory grades of hard and soft Coal. Prompt delivery polio idea 6s0 and 1416. Yards 1320 Hayden. Niezer amp co. T. J. Voors goal co. Am 2209. Ses. 1831 Green. Cterne Jackson Street and Nickel plate Railroad. Phone 6470 the our Coal company tm9 la Maiv Cor. Wabash s. I. L j. Bouw mfr. Home of the shops including the Pennsylvania and the Western Gas works shut Down completely afternoon to give the employees Opportunity to witness the Hig Parade. Those slips which did not close gave the employees permission to be absent this afternoon and of the men took advantage of the privilege. Tie Pennsylvania Blacksmith Sho closed at its o clock but not on account of the Lincoln Hig Luvay doings. The Wiit washers were at work in that shop and they showered the men with Whitewash until they gladly requested a suspension of operations for the take first big trip. Robert c Owen the Engineer Olio tests All engines after they have been repaired before they Are turned Over to the operating department for business on the Pennsylvania and who Aiwas works unless he is sick is taking his first vacation of any importance. This evening Engineer Cowen will leave for the South via Cincinnati and after a visit to some of the leading cities in Texas and Florda will go East to make a tour of tie important cities on the sea coast. These will include Baltimore Atlantic City new York and Boston. I in. Cowen has worked for the Pennsylvania Over a third of a faces in federation. Tie following new faces appeared at the meeting of the i Ort Wayne federation of labor at the last meeting Silas Miller tent i Ward councilman representing the carpenters a. B. Anderson Cigar makers Oscar w. Miller machinists mrs. Etta Omerod women Union labor league Leo Orford and o. B. Allen electrical workers George Schoppmann Beer Wagon a Coal Yard. When the Union co operative department store company commences business in fort Wayne it will take Over the Anthony Coal Yard at West main Street and the Lake Shore tracks and will also sell All kinds of Coal in Addi agent f. C. Eggers of the Wabash has been advised that Quot the City of Cleveland Quot and the Quot City of Detroit of the d. Amp c. Line will commence a daily service the former on june 20 and the latter on june 25, Between Detroit and a Wabash federation meet Nir at st. . P. Reese assistant to general motive Power supt. D. F. Crawford of the Pennsylvania left this morning Tai Pittsburg after spending sunday with relatives in the City. Machinist c. A. Agster of the Wabash entered upon a Taree months Meade of absence this morning. The time will be spent mainly out of the City and or. And mrs. Agster will leave some time this week for a tour of the Eastern cities. Engineer c. A. Prince of the Pennsylvania is celebrating a joyous event. Yesterday a grandson was born to him the parents being Nickel plate fireman and mrs. Charles Prince. The Happy grandpa has gone to a Lake near cold water mich., to remain a month with his daughter who is occurs ing a cottage there Wither husband. R. J. Fisher is at his desk in the office of the Bass foundry and machine company after an absence of two weeks. He attended the conventions of tiie master mechanics association and the master car builders association. At Atlantic City returning Home thursday night and leaving immediately for Pitta Burg on business for the company. Roy w. Ashley left today for Winchester where he will take up tie study of electrical engineering with prof. C. F. Harding and continue at it until August 1, when he will take employment at the Central station Chicago. The Young Man graduated from Purdue University electrical engineering course this Spring. Before entering Purdue University he graduated from the fort Wayne High school. Mrs. Lenry Shuster wife of the shop Carpenter Foreman is making phenomenal Progress towards recovery at her Home 1339 Scott Avenue. Mrs. Shuster s Case is remarkable. After submitting to a most serious surgical operation at the lutheran Hospital she was Able to leave the institution in two weeks and go Home. The rapidity of her recovery was regarded mar Elo is to the surgeon and the Hospital notes Joseph Grable is a new messenger at the Pennsylvania machine shop office. Passenger fireman p. J. Broderick of the Pennsylvania is sick and off duty. Pennsylvania fireman g. P. Gunder has taken a furlough and will spend it out in the country. Machinist e. J. Errington of the Pennsylvania shops has gone to Chicago for a visit. Sickness in his family is keeping machinist w. B. Thompson from his Kavork in the Pennsylvania shops. Supt. W. M. Wardry of the Pennsylvania is in Pittsburg today on business for the company. Machinist w. E. Hanson of the Pennsylvania tool room is off duty on account of the serious illness of his wife. F. S. Hunting and a. A. Serva of the fort Wayne electric works Are cast on business for the company. Ben Mellinger clerk in the Leeuw grocery on Pioneer Avenue has returned from an Eastern trip. G. H. Spiegel the Veteran Broadway grocer Olio was taken very ill eight weeks ago. Is up and around again with Good Prospect of Complete recovery. He is seventy years old. C. S. Ii Offman a messenger at the Pennsylvania erecting shop resumed that Iutva this morning after attending a wedding of his Cousin in Aurora ind., last thursday. Frank Schaffer Macli Inist in the Pennsylvania air Brake room returned Home yesterday after a visit in Virginia. Mrs. Schaffer was with her husband. Baggage master Louis Lussenhop of the Wabash passenger station and his family were guests of relatives at Wood Pirn Over sunday. Next thursday Pennsylvania Engineer j. S. Nelson and his wife will go to Indianapolis to visit a few Days. They will make the trip in an automobile. C. O. Sweeney of the Pennsylvania shops appeared there this morning with the news that he had been presented with a daughter. Or. And mrs. John Wilhelm and their children will leave this evening for Buffalo n. Y., to visit his brother and outlier relatives. The painters continue to increase their membership. At tie last meeting they Iliad one reinstatement three initiations and four applications for membership. E. R. Byers who resigned a position at the Bass Blacksmith shop eight Mont Lis ago to engage in other work resumed his former place in the Smith shop this morning. He is a Herold Lipes a clerk at the Bass works office resumed that duty this morning. He was South on a vacation trip last week visiting Cincinnati and some of the other important cities. Machinist James a Lechler resumed work in the Wabash shops this morning after an absence of two ave eks spent in Buffalo and Detroit. Ivies. Lechler was with her husband in Bot i cities. The latter part of the week or. Lechler William As Cle Amog Ewill be one of leaders As a distributing Point to far East. President George c. Taylor of the american express company gave on the statement today that in View of the Active trend of american capital and american merchandise toward the Orient the company has decided to add to its round the world Chain of offices by establishing new branches at Manila p. I., and at Hong Kong China. Following immediately upon the sem official visit to this country of the chinese Industrial commission for the purpose of filling the Gap left in chinese Commerce by the upheaval of the european exporting interests the announcement is particularly significant. Quot if Ever the United states is to take its proper place As an exporting nation to China and Southern Asia Quot said or. Taylor Quot the Best time to do it is when the door is wide open and when the outside world is seeking for what we have to offer. This is emphatically so in the Case of establishing new connections with Eastern Peoples who As our merchants have discovered cling conservatively to the pathways of Trade to which they have become accustomed. Quot we Are the Only nation at present with a free hand to whom they can look for permanent commercial ties. Already american interests have succeeded in making Manila a commercial Center of considerable magnitude. Or. R a Foulks of our european service whom the american express company sent to the Orient to make a first hand Survey of the situation reports to us that Manila As the Headquarters for american interests has remarkable Progress and is becoming a Factor to be reckoned with As the Trade Center of the far East. We believe we Are Safe in asserting that it will be a matter of Only a few years when Manila will be among Tho leaders As a Clearing House for american Trade. Our investigations were thorough including not Only the problems of transportation but the vital Issue of Exchange facilities banking conditions and credits. Hitherto american exporters have been Carr it ing on their business largely through european Banks with Asiatic branches. The dominant Exchange has been pounds Sterling. In establishing its new Branch houses at these two centers which Are Only two Days sail apart it is the purpose of the american express company not Only to perform such financial services As it is now doing it its european offices but to act As an intermediary Between United state s manufacturers and Asiatic importers. Quot american Trade is doubly welcomed at this time throughout All of Southern Asia. China is hungry for american capital and with the establishment of a permanent form of Republican government ave Are convinced that China will soon prove As Rich and profitable a Field for american exporters As it Haa proved in the past for Europe. To is also $25 Telephone 645 tomorrow and we will Reserve your Victrola. Remember special term offer expires july 1st. Of Victrola take this wonderful Little entertainer with a Liberal Supply of new records to your cottage. It will give you and your friends More pleasure and entertainment than ten times its Cost invested in any other manner. Our special terms for 10 Days of $2.00 Cash and $2.00 per month leaves no financial excuse for not having the Best dance music. The greatest singers and the latest music whenever you want it Packard music House 930 Calhoun Street fort Wayne Indiana our conviction that conditions will soon wan ant is in extending our organization to other Asiatic cities for the purpose of providing better transportation and financial facilities for the Extension of american foreign mob Imenes at Roux server Wilbur Cockran student in peril when officer arrives. A mob of about 200 men and women of All Ages and a considerable sprinkling of children was gathered at Harrison and Killea streets at 4 30 sunday afternoon raging against Wilbur Cockran an 18-year-old Pervert when motorcycle officer Dan Kintz arrived and saved the Youmg Man from threatened harm by taking him in custody and calling the patrol Wagon. Cockran who is a student at the International business Collego and boards with a relative in the first residence on the North Side of Killea Street East of Harrison had been making an indecent spectacle of himself from an open window in his Home. His degenerate performance was so flagrant and shocking that news of it was soon noised in the neighbourhood and the gathering of residents soon became a mob that was decidedly ugly in its spirit. The House where Cockran resides was completely surrounded to prevent his escape and there were threats of summary punishment when the Call was sent to police Headquarters by cooler Heads. At the Home of Louis Altevogt 29 h South Harrison Street. Miss Altevogt was entertaining her sunday school class of Young ladies and Cockran directed his offensive actions at them As Well As to ladies who passed along the Street Len men passed he withdrew from the window. Joseph Haas 212 Killea Street was a witness of cock ran s behaviour and he filed the affidavit against the degenerate youth. In the City court monday morning Cockran was arraigned on a charge of indecent exposure and refused to enter a plea and one not guilty was entered for him. To said he did not know whether or not he had committed the offences alleged against him. Officer Kintz or. Haas and for. Altevogt gave their testimony and the Case was continued until thursday. Cockran went to jail in default of $300 Bond. Or. Altevogt and others say that the youth has committed his offences for the past four sundays. Report of it had been made to the House where to resides but his conduct did not cease. Cockran s Home is at Burket prowling around pay car. Steve kick Rig was the name Given by a 17-year-old youth arrested sunday night by officer Strasser of the Pennsylvania special police and was one of three men seen prowling around the Pennsylva Airia pay car which stood on the Elevation near Calhoun Street. Officer Strasser said he had first seen the men in close conversation in the Alley Between the North Side of the Rig lit of Way and Mcdonald s Calhoun Street Saloon. They separated and he went out of the car to investigate and ran into kick Rig and another Man. He questioned them and told them to get off the Railroad property when one of the men said Quot get him Quot and Strasser got Busy first knocking kick Rig Down and badly cutting his head. The officer then started in Pursuit of the other Man who got away. Kick Rig got up and ran list was later arrested by patrolman Kammer. Kick Rig says he came from Detroit. Officer Strasser and another Pennsylvania patrolman had been detailed to guard the car during the night. Kick Rig was continued on a vagrancy charge until thursday under $100 City court cases. Guy Hollinger George Ellis Ephraim Johnson Henry Schlagle Scott Baker and de Crest drunks were turned Loose. Andrew Kelly took his employer s Pony team out to give himself and a companion a sunday Joy ride. They got a gallon of Hoffman a Well known cider and when the police caught up Avith Kelly he was fast asleep in his buggy at Calhoun and grand streets. He Drew $1 and costs. Louis Walter came to town saturday and drank too much and was arrested. He was fined $1 and costs and went to jail. Judge Kerr assessed a Fine of $10 and costs against Joseph Shoecraft. The Eureka Street coloured Man who was arrested last Friday for altering Gas connections in order to steal fuel for his stove. He paid his Fine giving a Promise to keep out of trouble. Earl Henser aged 16, was arraign on a charge of Petit larceny for stealing a revolver from the trunk of the late Michael Dillon the Baltes hotel clerk who died suddenly several Days no. Henser stole the weapon and three shirts and pawned the revolver for $2. His Case Quot was taken under advisement. You will instruct your officers to be on the Lookout for All persons discharging fireworks or lire Arins sooner than the to Laird of july. If caught in the act you May Issue a warning for the first time. For a repetition of the offence they must be brought in and prosecuted for a Vio ution of the City ordinance which forbids Tho Exi Losion of fireworks until july 4.&Quot chief Lynx asks for the Hearty co operation of All Tho police department and the Public in gooral to make tie Celebration of the fourth of july Safe for offices robbed. Thieves broke into Tho offices of the Brooks canst notion company Miner and Walnut Street and took $18 Cash from tie a awol. Trio robbers broke a pane of Glass in one of the windows to gain Entrance. See i f. Gasthoff 220 West Berry st. For decorations for automobiles for monday Lincoln Highway Day. Decorations from $2.cm and up. Phone 2237. Is-2tpolice fireworks Lenz takes Steps to keep annual nuisance under control. The oven Witti theft a no More buning put the Boss oven on top of your Oil gasoline alcohol or Gas stove. Turn at any Angle soglas3 in door faces you. You can watch baking continuously without opening door or even stooping without chilling or jarring baking and wasting heat. Glass Gna ranted not to break from heat or to steam up. Endorsed by Domestic science schools a a a of a a come in today and see the Boss oven. Let us demonstrate to you its wonderful convenience and Economy chief of police Lenz has taken Steps to keep the annual nuisance of exploding fireworks in Advance of Columbia s Natal Day under control and has issued to night commandant Captain Richard Kelly and Day Coran Umant lieutenant Harry Grimme the following orders Quot you will instruct your officers to visit All business. Houses and of ii places where fireworks Are being sold for the fourth of july Celebration and inform them that they nudist not sell any fireworks to persons to be used before the third of july. Any customer however residing in the country and whom the proprietors Are fully convince in will not discharge these fireworks until july 3, May Purcha to on or before that time. Quot this order is issued for the purpose of abating a nuisance that is Cault cd by fireworks exploited Gay children or adults a week or More before july 4. H. Pfeiffer amp son co. 107-109 e. Columbia st. Phones 483-484. Extra the docs and germs Are mobilizing a a Quot a. J. Rutlt it those by Satterfield i a far Uji news items tie annual Lesain of the american Kedi Eal open i in a an
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