The Fort Wayne Sentinel, Sat. Mar. 2, 1907, p.1

The Fort Wayne Sentinel, Sat. Mar. 2, 1907, p.1 - RULES SUSPENDED TO PASS MEASURE Effort Mc is...
RULES SUSPENDED TO PASS MEASURE Effort Mc is Helaciecl - Off by FrLrechienicht and; Erie nd si p; House - IT HAD BIG MAJDRITY ON ITSPASSAGE Indianapolis,. March 2. - The Fort," Wayne - trapk; eleyatloh ; bill Introduced by; Mf. Fruechtehicbt .was. passed by the house this morning without much Opposition, under Suspension of the constitutional rules, and is now up to the senate. The - VOtetwaS;72rt6'lt; When ; Mr; Fruechtenicht had moved to. suspend, therules and put the bill on Its passage; Mr. Meeker objected. "Thla. Is a matter of several hundred hundred thousand - dollars to the railroad companies and should be considered at length," he said. He; moved to make It consideration a special order fp 2 p.m. Tuesday. " Scented ..Purpose of Motion; "The only purpose" back of that, mo - tlon la ' to kill the, bill;' said Mr. Fruechtenicht. ''Jf It Is not passed today today It Will not reach the senate.' "What has the city - of Fort Wayne done with, the track elevation bin passed two years agofor your pity?" Mr. Andrew asked.; "That law' would, make the'eity 'pay almost the entire cost, if; elevation," the Fort Wayne member answered." VI heartily, believe,? said Mr. Elliott,. of South Bend, "that.th bill IS a' good' mie and that"' the iCohditlohijlri, Fort Wayne, iustify.it passage. It must; be. passed under suspension of rules todsy if - passed at' all." , ..'"'.,' Move to Table Held Out of Order. "It looks to me, like .we, have handed them. ; everything, possible.: .thl;.far.' sald'Mr,'Woodflll,:"and I do not'tbinfc We "should take' this action pn' such short notice." I move to table the mo tlon" .' His motion was' held out. - of' order by Speaker Branch, .Mn Joyc supported the bill land Mr.,) Dally' did the same, as did Mr.; Sweeney. ' Mr. Cravens said the bill passed ' two years: ago had been drawn. by th. people of - Fort. Waynd ,and ahoul; ba, acceptable tb: the .citizens now; ' r ". Mr. Fruechtenlpht declared thatthe; former bill had not' been drawn by. people with' the '"city's Interest at heart, .... '.'"."" ..'" ,' - The rules, were, suspended by a vote of 65 to . 13 and ; the bill then, passed ; by a yotepf:,T2:tp:14.B ';""'. (Centlnuet! .en Pags - 'Two.)

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