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TO PLEASE LliTgest line;. Latest NofeHies, Lowest Prices. " 830 CALHODN ST. OLD NUMBER 90. We giv* trading stasmjasi Home phone 285. Bell 314. HAVE NEW AIR BRAKE. «rAl?IS AT T01» S8?EED STOPPED WITHIN SHORT DISTANCE, BANNING AT 100 MILES AN HOUfi, IT IS BBGUtiHT TO A STOP WITHIN .2,240 PEfiT. 1 Wage-Earner's Pay Ha$ Increased More Rapidly Than Price of Provisions. FIGURES ON STAPLE ARTICLES Lioness Kills Show That There Ha« Been a Sub- ctantial Decrease in the Price of Staple Articles of Food Since 1891. Every few dq,ys for the last .several -greeks the 3Jews, as well as the other papers of the .city, has recorded .some -.fast run .made by our Fort Wayne enginee.rs over the railroads passing through here. A mile a minute, .and laster, is no uncommon record to make on .the-steam railroads now. fact, .runs of seventy and seventy-five .miles an .ho-ur .arc frequently inen- ^tioned. Ihe problem now coul'ront- 'ing railroad managers is not so nun" the construction of high speed ioo motives, for these they already have as improved safety appliances so tha increased speed can be made with-u' endangering' life and property. On '"·of the most necessary of these safety appliances .is the air .brake. .It .take longer to stop a fast train than it does-a slow train, raid if the speed of ·.railroad trains .is increased over the 'jpresent -schedules .there .must .also «ome the increased ability to stop the . train in case of danger ahesvl. Interesting iexperiments .with an .improved JUT brake -are now being made in the east. Over three .hundred tests are being computed .by experts, and upon the result depends ihe f u t u r e Bpeed'of [Pennsylvania,railroad trains. .'·JFpr, as ,an expert said, "braking must keep .pace proportionately with speed \, or -the limit has been, reached. The .,. safety of railroad trayel does not depend cqpon.how slow.a train may go, · Imt.xatiher on .haw quickly the train ''can-toe stqpped in .an emergency. TWith ^e increased speed must come ; ;:an increased power to''brake' or stop a Jtofaim; We can alwsSys tell about fast we can .run a train, but until -we have .never been able to give -the .exact (distance .required to stop 'it."' A-speed of more than 100 uiilcs an horn- is being .attained every day .in a- series of most striking experiments now m progress between .Egg Harbor . 'City .and Absecon, on .the West .lerscy .'. Seashore railway. The Pennsyi- ..'Crania Eailro.ad company and thft " tVestinghoiise. company are testing a new ;aar brake a:alve. This valve vastly increases the pressure of the brake shoes upon the wheels. By its use railroad experts.are assured they ·will be enabled to bring ,a rapidly moving.train to a standstill within .half the distance formerly required. in making these tests the swiftest locomotive owned by the company is employed. Attached to seven .cars, this engine is driven at its utmost speed over the most perfect bit of track in the world. Then the brakes are applied. Immediately after the brakes have been put on and while the train is still running at nearly top speed, expert brake operators, "bending from the steps, investigate carefully the effect of the different air pressures upon the wheels. The speed of the train at the different points is ascertained by means of delicate i n s t r u m e n t s a l t ached by wires · · t o the tracks and c e n t r a l i z e d in a, small building upon the testing course. For a week or more; secret: tests of the brake had boon made by officers of the \Vosthighouse company and representatives of the Pennsylvania railroad. Day after day t r a i n s speeded from forty to one hundred miles 4in hour had bo'on run over the course, anc! at: a given point the air brakes have been a u t o m a t i c a l l y forced upon the wheels and the distance and the time required for stopping c a r o f u l l y measured. Tests made by Chief Johnson, of the Westiughouse company, and Mr. Dnnbar, who represents the Pennsylvania railroad, show that w i t h the emergency brake t r a i n s consisting ot n engine and seven cars, when run ling fifty miles an hour, may bt .topped within 750 feet. This resul s attained without reversing the en gine. The same train running- sixtj niles an hour may be halted withii 1,400 feet. At 100 miles an hour th distance required to stop is 2,240 feet. With the service brake, or the one that is in common use on regular express and accommodation trains, and which gives a pressure of from sixty to eighty pounds per square inch, the distance covered in stopping is nearly double that required with the use of the new valve. SPEAK IX HIS PRAISE. The New York Commercial Advertiser is an extended article mentioning the. promotion of A^ 7 illiaIn S. Morris,'formerly of this city, from superintendent of motive power of the Chesapeake Ohio, to mechanical superintendent of the Erie, to succeed Jacob N. Barr, appointed general superintendent of the St. Paul, says: "He began his career as a machinist apprentice on the Il'ousutonic in 1874 and passed through .the various grades of promotion until his present high position was readied. He is an indefatigable worker and a student, and industry is the dominant factor of his make-up. Tie is a graceful and fluent writer, with a capacity for grasping- his subject at every point and has been a frequent and instructive contributor to railroad literature. He is always a conspicuous figure in the conventions of the Master Car Builders' and Master Mechanics' associations, when his views invariably command close attention. Few, if any, here knew of Mr. Mor ris' contemplated change. Mr. Morris must himself have decided quick' ]y. Only a short time ago he purchased a beautiful residence on Barton Heights at Richmond, Va., and a few days ago moved into it." The Commercial Advertiser, in connection with the article, uses a good picture of Mr. Morris. His headquarters will be at Meadville, Pa. They have been at Richmond, Va. Mrs. Morris was formerly Grace M. White, of this city. CHANGES 1A T TIME TA15LK. The new time tables on the Pennsylvania, and the Grand Rapids roads will go into effect next Sunday. The changes of time on t h e Pennsylvania will be as follows: "o. 24 will leave The assertion that the cost of living has advanced in the same proportion as wages during the past decade will not stand investigation. Indeed, there is a very general misapprehension as to the relative cost of staple commodities at this time and the price obtaining in former years. That wages have advanced very substantially during the past five years and that labor is better paid today than during any previous period in the history of the country is very generally granted. Figures collected by the Indiana bureau of statistics show that the average daily wages paid to skilled labor in the 193 manufacturing establishments covered by the Inquiry in 1901 were $2.56; to unskilled labor, $158 In the industries covered by the report of 1890-1 the average wages to skilled labor were $2.09; to unskilled labor, $1.38-an increase in the case of skilled labor amounting to 25 per cent, in that of unskilled labor of more than 15 per cent. The Cost of Living. Has the cost of provisions, for instance, increased in proportion? Investigation shows that most staple articles of food were lower in price last year than they were ten year ago. In 1890-91 the average wholesale.price of flour per barrel on the New York Produce Exchange, derived from the Monday quotations during each week of the year, was $4.72, in 1901 $3.31; the average wholesale price of rice per pound at Chicago in 1890-91 wa S 6 cents, in 1901,-5 cents; of potatoes m Chicago, 67 cents per bushel in 1890-1, 56 cents in 1901; of eggs in New York city 20 cents per dozen in 1890-91, 21 cents in 1901; smoked ham at Chicago 10 cents per pound in 1890-91, 10% in 1S01' of the best grade of graulated sugar in New York city in 1890-91, $0.0535, $0.05 In 1901; of bacon and short ribs in New York city in 1890-91. ?0.063 per pound, in 1901 $0.086 per pound. A Practical Illustration. The following table will illustrate the relative cost of of a bill of staple groceries in 1890-91 and in 1901: · B 1890-91 1901. 2 Ibs. butter.' $0.47 $0.42 5 Ibs. smoked ham 50 .55 5 Ibs. rice.. '· 30 -^ 1 bu. potatoes 67 56 2doz. eggs 40 -JJ Ibbl. flour 4.725 3.31 3 Ibs. bacon ..-·-. -1»9 258 Fierce · · · · : · · ' · , Fight In Boston Zoo Between Two Mddened Beasts Bostock's zoo, in Boston, was the scene of a uios^ sanguinary encounter between a full grown Houess and a bis black uear a few days tigo. Poor bruin was killed, but not before he had convinced his tierce feline antagonist thai a hand to hand figlK with a husky bear is far from being ii picnic. The keepers at the zoo, all of whom have had long experience in the care of wild animals, pronounce the encounter between the beasts one of the most sanguinary and ferocious they have ever witnessed. The lioness gained the victory, but it was only after a long and terrific struggle, during which the fur flew in such quantities that the bloody floor was carpeted with it. The cage looked like a slaughter house after the battle. The lioness has been but recently secured by Mr. Bostock, and the bear was also a new arrival at the zoo. They were put in adjoining cages only the day before the death struggle, and they began immediately to snarl at one another and gave every evidence of At Toledo the White Star Line Steamers leave wharf 9:15 a. m. daily, Steamers connect with (Belt Line) j arrive Detroit 1:15 p. m.; Star Island. Manufacturers' B. R. Cars are placed Algonac, Marine City, St. Clair, Port al Company's Warehouse, making a Huron and other points in Southern transfer of about 50-ft. car to boat. Michigan afternoon of same day. Low S '^tjjKtW^M?^.K^S-- .. ,w^?l^:. rates. Prompt service,. 3. W. CONBAD, General Agent. Toledo. 'Ohio. We are Pushing Paint '* O ..; .· - . ..: The painting season is at hand |nd we are reader to supply your needs with THE tHERWIH-WlLLIAMS PA/NTS Let us figure on the paint for jour house. $. W. P. will pror^i the best and most economical paint you can buy.' FullVolor cards for the asking. . SOLD BY. FOB Har^v are and Cutl 202^204-201)1 Columbia St. ran Open every mining from 8:30 to 9 o'clock. MEDICNES FREE TO the poor. The dispeary is in the build-" ing of the Fort Vayne College ol Medicine, 164 Wei Superior street. Patients too sick I come to the dispensary will be vis*d at their homes. Dispensary in cha» of . DISpisARY STAFF. [Continued on Seventh Page.] Our Own Make Shoes Made to Wear. * Fit to Wear. Made to Fit. AsK to See Our Line of shoes at $3. They are the BEST we Have ever shown. M. App, 1O6 Calhoun St We are here to Stay and our Prices are Biffht, Our Motto is to Please. We know we give satisfaction, a? I have been in the same rooms 16 years. BMC)'G£ ·Full. Upper or Lower Set of Teeth ...... ..$5.00 Bridge Work .. ....... $3.00 Cold Crowns ......... $3.00 Examination Free. '·All Work Guaranteed. Office Honrt- 8 · to. to 8 p. m. Porcelain Crown ...$3.00 Cold Fillings $1.00 up Silver Fillings $ .50 up German Spoken. Teeth extracted without pain. Sund*y§-9 ·· m. to 5 p. m. Old If umber; 76 Calhoun St. - m 9 * ~ " * . .,i - · K*w Number, 814 Calhoun«» Over Mo miner* · Shoe Store. $?'.799 $6.268 "THE P L A I N PEOPLE" An Indiana Editor Preaches an Effective Sermon From This Text. (From the Muncie Times.) . Did you ever stop to consider who are the plain people in this country? Did you ever stop to reflect what a pitiable and miserable minority is composed by those who are not "plain" people? You and I, your neighbor and my neighbor, are the "plain" people. Your neighbor may he a banker and jwne a toiler in the mills, yet both are of one blood, democratic in its origin, with interests as closely linked as those of relationship. This republic is governed by the plain people--it is a government of and for the plain people. This government was established by plain people and the brains and blood of plain people have perpetuated the democratic institutions and added glory to them. In the last presidential election Me- Kinley received 7,208,224 votes and Bryan 6,358,789. This, was popular suffrage. It was the vote of the people. Analyze it as we may we find no evidence of class distinction. The plain people voted their convictions and Mr. McKinley was the choice of the majority. The presfent administration is of the people's malung and for the people's welfare. With the confidence that came with the people's vote the mills and factories resumed work. The full dinner-pail became a reality. The returning prosperity AVBS no gift, tied by dainty ribbon and handed out. as a pretty package; it was the substantial work of the plain people, reflecting good judgment. The Republican party with its seven million votes must necessarily be a party of plain people. Put all the cads ar..d snobs in a hunch--class them as apart from the plain people--and you wouldn't have enough influence to carry a county. The Republican party is the great popular party in whose organization all men of all interests are found, working fxr better laws and the enforcement of laws that are. The Republican party is the party of the plnin people. In it are found workingmen, the loyal friends of organized labor--and working side by side with them are professional and business icen. The Republican party recognizes no classes. It seeks the greatest good to the greatest number. It stands for clean and businesslike administration--it stands for the rights of the plain people, that is the rights of you and me, your neighbor and my neighbor. LIONESS AND BEAK IN DEADLY COMBAT. deadly enmity. They were both aiigry and nervous over their new and unaccustomed quarters and surroundings and were terribly irritable. They paced back and forth in their cages, stealthily watching each other with fierce and gleaming eyes. When they, met at the bars between the cages, as they frequently did, the lioness would snarl, spi£- and show her fangs with all the ferocity of her feline nature. The boar would rise on his haunches, growl a fierce answer to the challenge and strike at the lioness with such viciousness and venom that the bars of the cage settled in their sockets. Unfortunately the keepers did not take warning by these encounters, and early the other morning the beasts came together at the barrier again. There was a fierce snarl by the lioness, and her raised paw as quick as a flash shot out and caught bruin on his ten- derest part, the nose. The lioness' sharp claws tore bruin's flesh and drew blood. The bear's fierce nature showed itself at once, and, with a deep growl, he threw himself at the bars and reached between them and with a blow, of his huge paw sent his adversary sprawling in the farthermost corner of her cage. With- a snarling shriek of fury, the lioness sprang to her feet and launched herself with catapult force at the bars, which gave way under the terrific impact like putty. Scratching and tearing her way through the bent and broken bars, the immense cat crouched in a corner for an instant, and then, with a quick spring and roar of rage, her lithe and sinewy form shot out like a yellow streak for his bearship. Bruin was not unprepared for the encounter. Standing upright on his haunches as bears do when cornered, he suddenly shuffled to one side as the lioness sprang at him, and, with a quick slap, but with the force of a trip hammer, the vicious feline was .knocked against the cage with a resounding thud. The bear slowly and cumbersomely went down on his four feet and looked around at his enemy, but only to see a ineteorlike flash as the lioness, who had recovered her feet with the quickness of thought, bounded on to his broad back. Roaring with anger and agony, the bear rolled over on his back to dislodge his adversary, but with the quickness of .1 lightning flash the lioness pounced on to the upturned belly of poor bruin, and, with her hind legs working like piston rods, her claws tore through fur, skin and flesh until the bear wns disemboweled, The lioness' glistening teeth, were also deeply imbedded iii the bear's throat, and, w.ith a horrible crunching, snarling and snapping, she drank his life's blood. The bear made a last despairing effort to tear himself away. With a mighty heave, blowing thd bloody foam from his gaping jaws, he struggled gamely, but ineffectually. Soon a tremor ot the body, a kicking tremble of hia legs, and it was all over. ,, YOUNG WOMEN'SCHRISTIAN AS- SOCIATpN. NOON 1ST. Supper, 5:1 to 7. CHEAP MEALS 1R WOMEN. Breakfast. 6:30 to 8p. (inner. 11 to 1. 51 WEST BERli STREET. 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