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Fort Wayne Weekly Breeze (Newspaper) - March 29, 2012, Fort Wayne, Indiana Che Girlie to n Oreville news summary of the eventful happen mrs of a week As reported by , commercial and Industrial news fires accidents crimes suicides Etc., Etc. Latest telegrams. Still til k v strike. Bat Little change on Hie Burli Ugto knead. A Chicago special dated the 27th inst., Bays there was but Little change in the situation of the a strike to Day the Only observable difference being the presence of two or three switch engines in the Yards manned by some new switchman who had been employed by the company. A Small crowds gathered at various prominent switching Points in exp action of seeing trouble Between the strikers and the new men but to Beju wore All disappointed As nothing out of the Ordinary incidents of everyday work occurred. At the brotherhood and switch men a Headquarters nothing new was obtainable. The probability of the brakeman going out As published in the journal last week increases and though both the company the strikers and the brakeman themselves deny any knowledge of such a move it is quite evident to a close observer that another strike is in the air and May materialize at any moment. One train Load of Stock came into the Stock Yards this morning Over the Chicago Burlington and Quincy division under guard of twelve in Pinkerton men. There was no trouble whatever and none is feared during the Day. A few of the strikers were standing about this morning but were very orderly. One of them a by Brawny fellow said to a reporter a the accounts of the trouble out Here yesterday were very much overdrawn. They came from one of the company s officials probably who desires to deprive us of Public sympathy. I was Here most of the Day and heard no threats and saw no trouble. We done to propose to tight our Battles that the policemen Are patrolling about the tracks and will remain on duty there during the Day. One of the features of the strike this morning was the wearing of clubs bar the Pinkerton men who have increased in number. There Are live men at the Jefferson a Street Eros bag and the same number at the Union treet and a enter Avenue. Five or six of the strikers showed up this morning at the switch station at Johnson Street and carefully watched the movements of the new switchman. The strikers called them a a pet names and the new men talked Back to them. It seemed for awhile that trouble was imminent but the timely a appearance of capt. Of Donnell a stalwarts put an end to the controversy. The strikers walked away muttering angry words. There Are policemen stationed at every crossing who put a Damper on any part of the strikers who May have meant to do mischief. The lumber District is in a bad condition and As this is the Busy season of the year the lumbermen will Loose a Large amount of Trade. A meeting of lumbermen is being held this afternoon in the office of the Michigan lumber company to discuss the situation and propose some plan for Tho raising of the embargo on their business. A Iii it it it of flick s in i Vico in i soils. U Vita d mail Shat w. K. Meade has forwarded to Secretary of state Bayard an account of the arrest of himself and deputies by mexican officials while pursuing Southern Pacific train robbers on mexican soil. It shows that although he reported to mexican officers at Janos the first town reached where an officer could be found and san text fully the circumstances of his appearance in Mexico and asked the mexican authorities to continue the Pursuit of the thieves and hold them Tor extradition they were thrown into prison and kept fourteen Days and then released but deprived of their Hoies and arms. Minor to lib Fri a Inis. Paws dispatch on the proposal of the minister of War president Carnot acting on the unanimous advice of the officers who conducted the court martial has signed a decree placing general Boulanger on the retired list of the army. The proposal had previously been considered by the Council of ministers. Two Wii Iti men and a negro were killed and several wounded by the explosion of a boiler at Luce a Mills Cokeville Tenn. The Banks of the Elbe in Prussia Are flooded for a distance of Many Miles. Hundreds of villages Are submerged. An enormous amount of damage has been done and Many lives have been lost. Sex lieutenant Goveia Noh William do a Kesheimer publisher of the new York Star died at Savannah a a Winnipeg special says arrivals from Harrison hot Spring forty Miles Turqui the Pacific coast on the Canada Pacific state that Tascott the murderer of millionaire Snell of Chicago was there for a Day when he hired an Indian to Cano him Down Harrison River and it is supposed he is biding somewhere in the mountains. A Chicago detective arrived later and a party has been dispatched in Pursuit. Tue president has pardoned David Morrison convicted in the Southern District of Ohio of making counterfeit Money and . Lewis convicted in the same District of a violation of the postal Laws. A commission composed of the employees of the fool office department has been appointed by postmaster general Dickinson who directed them to proceed to Chicago and investigate the Chicago events. East. Babcox Miles of Lynn mass., a travelling Salesman was the victim of a distressing and very Peculiar Accident at Omaha an English Sparrow flying into his face the Birds Bill penetrating his eyeball and destroying it. The mail and express new York has been sold to colonel Elliott f. Shepard formerly president of the new York state bar association and a son in Law of William h. Vanderbilt. Mayor Hewitt in a communication to the new York Board of aldermen defends his action in refusing to allow the Irish Flag to be raised on the City Hall on st. Patrick a Day on the ground that none but an american Flag should be permitted to float from any Public building in this country. He thinks that foreigners who come to thie country to live should remember that they thereby become americans and cease to be foreigners. The remains of general Paes the Ven Xuelan statesman were exhumed at new York on thursday and Are now being conveyed to Venzuela by the american War ship Pensacola. Rather than see her three Little children starve or be taken in charge by her late husbands relatives mrs. Lebkuchner a widow in new York City bought Poison and administered it to the children. She then went to a police station and gave information of her awful crime and when the of jeers reached the House two of the children were dead and the third past All Hope of recovery. The Case in its details is one of the most harrowing and terrible Ever known. Rthur. W. Peckham of Albany is being spoken of As Justice waiters successor. At Utica n. Y., general Lester b. Faulkner was held in �360,000 Bonds for embezzling $150,000 of Tjie funds of the wrecked first National Bank of Dansville n. His brother James the absconding president of the Bank returned from Canada and made a clean breast of the affairs of the concern before the United states grand . Cox. Thomas Sci Wissock the venerable Railroad official and president of the Council Bluffs and st. Louis a Railroad Dietl at st. Louis mo., aged g5 years. Ndrew Dick sox a retailer of dry goods in Indianapolis has made an assignment. Liabilities $40,000 assets $70,-000. Creditors will lose nothing. In the search for the source of Supply of the dangerous counterfeits of the $5 Silver certificate which have of late been so plentiful in Chicago and other Points in the West the government officers have been successful in tracing the crime to John Bain and James Stan two business men of Good standing who live in Newton county ind., and they have been held in bail of $10,000 each. The men us a to disclose where they got the to us Bills. The jury in the trial of the state of Ohio against Robert b. Montgomery and others for the Columbus tally Sheet forgeries being unable to agree was discharged. It stood ten for conviction and two for acquittal. A Piu Sonek in the county jail at Omaha committed suicide by holding his breath. Woid comes by Telegraph from Kansas City of the almost utter destruction of the town of Ninnes Cah Kingman county kan., by a Tornado. It had been raining a ill Day and As evening approached the storm was seen approaching from the Southwest. It struck the town and destroyed everything in its path leaving Only three houses standing in the whole place. Two churches five stores and fifteen dwellings were torn to pieces and the flying timbers killed three persons and maimed seventeen others. The victims Are mrs. J. C. Williams with her infant killed George s. Hardesty killed James Williams both legs broken and several bruises will probably die Charles Gordon injured in the Back supposed to be fatally. The others injured have Only minor hurts. What goes up must come Down. Kansas City real estate has taken a Tumble. It was in the shape of a Large landslide on the Bluff facing the Union depot where for fifteen Hundred feet the face of the Bluff gave Way and vast quantities of Earth and Rock were precipitated to the lower . A Teri Tibbie wind storm visited Georgia and East Tennessee wednesday night causing immense destruction to property and much loss of life. A Nashville dispatch says the storm seems to have formed in the Vicinity of Calhoun a and pursued a northeasterly direct Iii through North Georgia and into and beyond East Tennessee bounding across to the Chilhowee mountains and was next heard Fri to near Loudon Tenn., on the East Tennessee Road eighty Miles Northeast of Chattanooga travelling from Calhoun ga., to Loudon Tenn., a distance of Loo Miles in about thirty minutes. The path of the Tornado from Calhoun to Loudon was through a Section Remote from railroads and Telegraph lines and the damage will not be known for several Days Bur must have been fearful. The Tornado in places cleared the ground completely of grass and a Forest of Timber was mown As with a great scythe. The Cyclone had a rotary motion leaving a scene of desolation and destruction in its path. Large Trees were twisted from their trunks and others torn up by the roots. The Deal cation of James w. Tate the Kentucky state treasurer is announced to be $�?~250,000. Measures looking to the impeachment of the fugitive official have been taken. Fun the investigation of the treatment of Arkansas convicts in the Coal Hill mines reveals brutalities even More horrible than at first reported. Warden Scott whipped seventy five men in one night till All were bleeding. The men had gone without shoes All Winter and one had been murdered in cold blood by order of the fugitive Warden g afford. The attorney general of Texas has instituted proceedings to recover from the Galveston Harrisburg and ban Antonio Railroad company the Texas portion of the Southern Pacific system forty sections of the eighty claimed by the company in Kinney county Texas. The suit against the railway company is a test Case and will affect the title to 6,uq0,000 acres of Texas land. If the attorney general is successful the land system of the state will be thrown into confusion. A West Virginia desperado named Willis has lately killed four people and fled to the mountains. He is pursued by a band of fifty citizens who Are scouring the Hills with the intention of taking him dead or alive. Silver Ore in paying quantities is said to have been discovered in Scott county Kentucky. Washington. A Washington dispatch says that senators were surprised to learn that the House committee on revision of the Laws was ready to report a joint Resolution providing for the choosing of senators by popular vote instead of by state Legislatures. They had often heard that such proposition was pending but few of them thought it would come to a head. Once in awhile petitions come in asking for popular senatorial elections but heretofore they have passed unnoticed. When Van wok was in the Senate a old crazy horse used to startle his colleagues by warning them that a change was coming. He was always laughed at. Now the House committee has actually agreed on a report and will ask that a Day be Given to the subject. W. G. Babble an sex pork Packer of st. Louis testified before the House agricultural committee in Washington that he knew of cholera infected hogs being Cut up and the product p it on the Market As Good meat. A Washington special says the condition of or. Mills chairman of the House committee on ways and Means is critical. He is suffering from overwork in connection with the preparation of the Tariff Bill. The illness of chairman Mills May postpone the consideration of the Bill longer than had been expected. When he will be Able to appear in the committee on ways and Means or on the floor of the House is very Uncertain. The republicans will not have their Bill ready before the completion of the consideration of the Mills Bill in committee of the whole and during its consideration will confine their efforts to the presentation of amendments. Politics. The Iowa Republican convention met at Des Moines March 21. J. P. Colliver was chosen temporary chairman and owing to the illness of gov. Larrabee was continued As permanent chairman. Congressman David b. Henderson was by acclamation selected a Delegate at Large to the National convention the balloting for the other three delegates resulting in the election of j. S. Clarkson George d. Perkins and j. P. Dolliver. The resolutions set Forth the qualifications and attainments of senator William b. Allison and recommend him As a fit candidate for the presidency. These were adopted with cheers Allison songs were Sung the convention joining in the chorus and an Allison brigade was formed to go to Chicago in june. The Michigan democratic state convention to choose delegates to the National convention will be held at grand rapids May 16. The democratic state Central committee of Ohio has decided to hold the state convention in Dayton May 15 and 16. The Nebraska rep Hcan stale convention to elect four delegates at Large to the National Republican convention has been called for May 15 at Lincoln. Owing to the Michigan prohibition convention being called at grand rapids May 16, the democratic state Central committee has changed the Date of the Michigan democratic convention to thursday May 10. The prohibition a forty of West Virginia has decided to Call a convention at Parkersburg july is to nominate a full state ticket. Congressional conventions Are to be held and candidates for the legislature nominated. Upon the 276th ballot in the democratic judicial convention at mount Vernon Chauncey s. Conger of Carmi received the nomination for the place on the Illinois supreme Bench to be vacated by Justice Mulkey at the expiration of his term. Ooh. A Cirr Cacio dispatch of monday says a not a wheel of a freight car turned in the Cheapo Burlington and Quincy Yards 3�?Testerday. For the second time within a month the freight business of this Road is temporarily paralysed this time by the action of the switchman. The knights of labor of Pittsburg pa., Are in great Feather at the proposition of or. Andrew Carnegie to turn his steel works into a co operative concern whereby the men will share the profits with the . Low lying districts along the Banks of the Rivers Elbe and Vistula Are inundated says a Berlin dispatch. The Village of Dormetz is isolated in the midst of a great Lake. A number of soldiers from the nearest Garrison after arduous efforts succeeded in reaching there with a Supply of food for the inhabitants but fifteen of them were drowned in the attempt. Further attempts to relieve numerous villages in a similar position Are being made. The floods it is estimated cover 200 Square Miles of territory and alarming rumours of the extent of damage done Are circulated. A Madrid dispatch save that reports Are being received of it Reat suffering among the people in the Rural districts of Spain owing to the Bevere weather. Many persons perished in the Snow and cattle and sheep were lost in drifts. Thaws have caused serious floods in the Ebro and Tagus valleys. At Moughal county Cork a couple of meetings were held of the Ponsonby tenants notwithstanding government proclamations to the contrary. William of Brien attended one of them and delivered a spirited address. At the other meeting the police interfered and had a Long pour Parler with or. Of Brien who insisted on the Public right to assemble in peaceful protest. There was a charge with bayonets and Batons. A Large crowd had Possession and refused to be dislodged and capt. Plunkett a magistrate sustained injuries to the head. The police finally prevailed and the meeting had to be held indoors. In the encounter a number of persons were Hurt and blood was shed but no lives lost. The late emperors will says a Cable dispatch shows that his total savings do not exceed $12,500,000. The larger port on of the property is left to increase the Crown treasure or general fund of the Crown established by his father. The remainder is divided among Empress Augusta emperor Frederick and the grand Duchess of Baden. The Babel Burg Castle and Coblentz Palace Are bequeathed to Empress Augusta. There Are minor legacies. A Cable dispatch from Perth says that Deputy Abrany was mortally wounded in a Duel by Herr Pulsky. The trouble was caused by the refusal of Abrany to separate from his wife and marry mme. Pulsky who was formerly a leading hungarian actress. The woman threw herself into the Danube but was rescued. She afterwards took Prince William has been advised by his physicians to take a tour in the Spring to Scotland or Norway on account of ill health. In a six Days match Between bicyclists and cowboys mounted on Mustangs at London the former won making 891 Miles to <>82, but winning on a foul. General. A banquet in Honor of Gen. Bragg the new United states minister was Given by american residents on thursday say a City of Mexico dispatch. Leading officials of the mexican government and a number of members of the press were present. Consul general Moore presided. Inn. Bragg made a significant speech which was Well received. He said that the United states wanted no More territory and Only desired for Mexico a continuation of its Liberal government. He said that the United states will be opposed to any attempt to overthrow free institutions in Mexico. The emigration Board reports the total number of passengers landed at new York Tim past year As 450,845. In the United Stales court the Chicago and lock Island company filed a Bill charging the Burlington with trying to take advantage of the strike and form a combination of All Tho Western roads to promote the Railroad Trust. Some of the allegations Border on the sensational and they will All be heard by judge Gresham at Chicago in time. Srbko hikers to the Telephone system at st. Louis have received notices from the Bell company that unless All other than Bell instruments were put out of use suits would be begun. The people show a disposition to fight the matter. Col. Fred Grant is out in an interview in which he accuses Gen. Badeau of deliberate falsehood in what he has said about writing the memoirs of his father. Minister Pii Elps will sail for America in a few Days having been Given two months leave of absence. S. C. Schilling a Barber who claims to have been mistreated by the mexicans has tiled claims for s200,000 against the mexican government. A. G. Spalding of Chicago intends to Send two base Ball team3 to Australia and introduce the game there. All the arrangements Are completed and the teams will Start next fall. Tascott is now said to be m the mountains of British Columbia. He has probably climbed a tree and pulled it up after him. Anything to beat the Chicago detectives. The father of miss Fellows reported As engaged to the Indian Chaska says his daughter wrote him that she was about to marry or. Samuel Campbell who has a slight Trace of Indian blood in his veins from which source sprung the Story that she was to wed the full blooded . New York. 4.50 5.00 kit .61 .40 .->.00 4.j a s. 7 r.,00 i 5.50 a it a of to it amp .89 la a .03 ltd>�?~2 a .45 <315.-j5 5. No 4 75 Ift 4.25 a 5.75 Iff. To it hons. Shkop. Iii . �?~2 Spring. No. 1 hard. Corn a no. 2. Oats�?White.11. Cd ago. Cattle Choice to la Rimo steers Good. Common to fair. Hogs shipping tirades. ,7 j it la .80 . 2.�?� .48 j .49�?T.Oats no. 2. .2,1 in .30 Quot Baulky no. 2. .80 w .80 a it tout Teitz Choice Creamery. .29 amp .30 Quot tit amp .26 Cream Flat. .11 .12 euos�?1-Joh. .14 amp .15 potatoes Choice per by. .95 a i. 1.00 i it 14.00 Toledo. Win at Cash. , .&3 cohns May. .5. A i ,51�?T.> Oats Cash.2 it. .33 of Lockit Beed. 3.75 a a. 3.80 Indianapolis. 4 50 5.25 3.73 4.50 2.00 it i 3.00 hogs. 4.50 a. 5.75 sheep. I.5j amp 5.25 Detroit. 4.50 to 5.25 hoes.0. 4.75 a a a 5.50 sheep. 4.75 @ 5.50 wheat no. 2 lied. .83 if .83 6 Coal a no. A a yellow. 50 a .50sj Oats no. 2 White. .35 amp .36 Milwaukee. Wheat Cash. .72 amp .73 cohns no. 3. 45 .4556 .33 Kyd no. 1. .57 amp .59 Barley no. 2. .75 .76 13.50 �14.00 st. Louis. .80 % .81 .44 k .454 .30 a .30 6 . .60 amp .62 Barley. .80 .88 14.00 g 14.25 Buffalo. 4.75 up 5.50 5.00 amp 5.75 5.50 of g.2.3 wheat no. 1 hard. .90 56 Al .91 6 .55 6 a .56 Bast Liberty. Cattle prime. Pair. Common. Hosts. Fokko. Jambs. 4.75 4.00 3.25 5.25 5.50 5.00 Ltd 5.25 a 4.50 amp 3.75 it 0.00 amp amp u 00indiana state news. A patents have been granted Indiana inventors As follows Milton Delane and o. L. Cummins near Columbia City clod Crusher and ground leveler Isaac n. Elliott and p. A. Reid Richmond mechanical movement Thomas e. Hall Assignor of one half to d. R. Ennis Indianapolis car coupling Daniel h. Kime Kendallville and h. Williamb Toledo hasp lock John t. Obenchain Logansport Turbine Britton Poulson Assignor to w. D. Schiefer fort Wayne and j. C. Hunt Concord. Mass., device for detaching buttons Amos Sanders North Vernon receptacle for containing classified Bills letters or samples William d. Schiefer fort Wayne Assignor of one half to j. C. Hunt Concord mass., device for detaching buttons John l. Ust South Wabash potato Drill Joseph m. Van mover Assignor of one half to a. I. Abbott Terre haute sliding or rolling Gate John c. V033, Bedford cutting apparatus. A the 400 acres of ground recently purchased at Rensselaer by the Catholic Church will be used for the location of a Catholic school for the education of indians. Buildings will be erected at once and it is expected to have them ready for occupation by this fall. Young men will be selected from the several Indian schools who have already received several years schooling and these will be trained in the higher branches of education and fitted to take the place of teachers in their various tribes of nations. Some will be educated As artisans Farmers carpenters blacksmiths Etc. A funeral services were recently held at the methodist Church during which h time a Large number of persons were present and the seats full. Soon after the funeral party left the House one of the stove flues and about one fifth of Tho joists and plastering overhead fell and crushed the stove and benches and made a general wreck of the room. O he weight was great and had it fallen a Little sooner the lo3s of life would have been Large. At least forty persons were occupying the space crushed by the fall and certainly none of them could have escaped death or very serious injury. A the Young men of Columbus have formed a Malitia company which was mustered into the state service recently by major j. F. Gent of the governor s staff. The officers Are William j. Heck Star it Tain William l. Mccampbell first lieutenant and Hasford Valentine second lieutenant. The company starts with forty two members though the number is to be increased. The it ers Are among the Best Young Meu of the City and when fully equipped Aud drilled will be an organization of which that Community will be proud. A governor Grav has paroled the maa Boyer a convict in the Jeffersonville Penitentiary who was sentenced in 1 1 to fifteen years for manslaughter. At the time of his conviction Boyer was Only 15 years old. His crime was the shooting of an unknown Man who happened to a crowd of boys with whom Boyer was playing. It was believed at the time the shooting was done deliberately but it is claimed that there have been developments lately that justify the opinion that it May have been accidental. A the heaviest verdict that has Evet been Given in the Jennings county Cironi court was Render d recently by the jury m the Case of mrs. Florence o Conner a. The o. It m. Railway company for the i 1 i 111_ of mrs. Of Conner s husband who was employed As a on that Road. The plaintiff sued for sith i damages and the jury gave her a verdict in the sum of a a. T. Depauw a co., of new Albany Are leasing Large tracts of land along the River Border in Harrison county. There Are now live natural Wells in to it Coutv and it is the expectation of the company named to obtain Las in sufficient Quantity to pipe to new Albany and sup it in Light Aud fuel for to ii last Wurl s. A the county commissioners of Lark county have ordered tin Al. 011 Tho first tuesday in May in pc Llerson. I be township to decide whether the township will subscribe to the capital Stock of the proposed Bridge Over the it it a Stiver Between Jeffersonville and Louis Ville. A Stephen Brown a Farmer residing near Eugene shot and instantly killed n tramp whose name could not be Learned. The tramp was trying to get lodging for the night and when refused became angry and struck or. Brown who then shot him. Or. Brown was not arrested. Mrs. Louisa Morehead Lias instituted suit in the Vanderburg Superior court against the Diamond Coal of for $5,000 damages. The complaint allege that the defendant Lias been Quot illegally mining Coal in subterranean limits under her land in Center township. A at Terre Hauie or. And mrs. Julius Gerstemeier of Brazil kidnapped the doctors children by his first i e. Who had been put in the custody of their Uncle. The children were taken from school and the kidnapping party took a train for col Orado. A the Board of trustees of the Northwest methodist conference at their recent meeting at Lafayette decided that at the next Camp meeting at Battle ground the Gates to the grounds would be locked on sunday and no sunday fees be taken. A an impression was taken of the lock to the county jail at Huntington with the supposed purpose of liberating two Mison ers charged with murder. The doors of the jail have bean barred with extra bolts so the cast taken will be useless. A Adam Errick a wealthy Farmer was run Oer and killed by a passenger train 00 the fori Wayne Road at Arsaw

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