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Saturday, March 6. THE FORT WAYNE DAILY NEWS Will USE FOURTH FLOOR . OF LAMP WORKS BUILDING ELECTRIC WORKS WILL TAKE IT OVER SOON, INDOOR FIELD MEET { Clectro-Technie Making Final Ar' raftgements for the Big Meet ; on March 12. Announcement that the Fort Wayne Electric works will take over the fourth floor of the Holman street lamp | works to use it for a store room was made today by officials of the company The Electric works is to take possession of the space immediately after the indoor field meet on March , 12th New machinery for making various · parts of the lamps has been designed i and installed at the Holman street , lump works that takes up much less space than the old machinery, and the ' lamp works has been able to place all ; of its machines on the first three floors , of the building. While the move has i been under consideration for a long time, it was not until recently that it ( was definitely decided to occupy the 1 spurn floor of the big lamp works. The fourth floor of the building is bne of the largest floor spaces in the i city, and will make "an ideal store , loom for light parts and stock supplies. Though the floor is bare at the present time, preparatory to the big indoor field meet that the Electric works' Electro Techmc club, work of changing It into a store room will be begun irnmediatelj after the meet is finished. INDOOR FIELD MEET. department of the works yesterday issued a challenge lor a tug of war to any other six-man team in the works, but up to today no one had accepted the challenge. In addition to the special events there will be plenty of stunts for the crowd of club members, and if the ball stops rolling at any one single solitary second it will not be the fault of the committee on arrangements, that is doing its durndest to make the thing go. chanic G, W. Smith, yesterday celebrated his sixty-third birthday, by entertaining the members of his family at a big dinner party last night. He has been with the Wabash for the last eleven years, and before that time was a Western Union operator. POIKKOli *~ -NEWS NOT IDENTIFIED. Man Thrown From Pennsy Train Thursday Still Unknown. Up to a late hour this afternoon Pennsylvania officials were unable to identify the man who. was thrown from a Pennsylvania freight Thursday evening near A. Y, tower, a few miles from Lima. The man is still in the Lima hospital and has not regained consciousness since the time. He was found. Details received here today showed that the man had wandered to a neighboring farmhouse after he had been thrown into the ditch while trying to board the train, and that the woman who opened the door had been so frightened at the sight of the blood on his face that she screamed and slammed the door in his face. From here he had wandered down the road to a bridge, and had fallen into the creek, where he was found a short time later by farmhands. Th man was well dressed and from the con dition of his hands it is not believed that he was a tramp or had- ever done manual labor. He had but 17 cents in his clothes. Fourteen stitches were required to close the wounds in his face. NATIONAlTSALMON DAY. It Will Be Observed Elaborately On the Nickel Plate March 12. Committees Winding Up Preparatory Work For Big Time. A few four-round sparring matches, and a wrestling match or two, figuring several local stars; a tug of war''be- tween a six-man team representing 'tin \olunteer fire department o f ' t h e works, and another six-man team yet , to be picked; a band concert; a buffet lun^h, and a general good time all the ·\\a.y around will be the main feature of the indoor meet that the Electro- Tecnnic club of the Fort Wayne Elec** IS trie works will hold on the fourth I* floor of the Holman street lamp works ·^ Friday night, March 12, the starting s*ir whistle to blow sharply at 8 o'clock. ; "Germany" Schulz is to. act as refeiee, and J. H. Herman, at one time cham- "·« pion lightweight boxer or Indiana, is to act as official timekeeper. Only '-,. members of the club will be admitted, f. Tile headline act of 'the boxing 3$ events is to be a four-round, sparring · · match' between Frankle Mftson and ^» Kick Little, two local paperweight ^ boxers that never fail to draw a crowd. , As preliminaries to the Mason-little w * go, Wiimer Golden and Arthur Bron^ ikamp will battlo four rounds, as will W F. Kohls and G. B. Craig. W. H. ·*» Erugeman and Don Waldo are booked ,, lor fifteen minutes of wrestling, and as a curtain raiser for the big feature, some Of the Electric works gang will pull an exhibition fight, standing in barrels. Teams from the general testing and 'the small motor departments, o'f the ·works, have been booked up for a game of handball, and some rare sport is looked for in this department. Six husky fire laddiea from the volunteer Dollar Day Saturday, March 6th, will be a big day at our store. See what a big round dollar will buy. Enough of the best Garden and Flower Seed in the city to plant an ordinary city garden. Don't miss the chance, 1/2 oz, Finest Mixed Sweet Pea Seed. '/ bz. Finest Tall or Dwarf'Nastur- tium Seed. 1 pkt. Finest Flower Se«d, any variety. j/2 oz. Detroit Dark Red Beet. j/ 2 oz. Danvers Haif Long Carrot. j/ 2 oz. Long Green Cucumber. A oz. Grand Rapids Lettwce. j 2 [A J/2 /· oz. ran Rapids oz. Big Boston Lettuce. oz. Hollow Crown Parsnip. oz. White Icicle Radish. oz. French Breakfast Ra oz, Bloomsdale Spinach. · z oz. White Globe Turnip. pint Black Wax Beans. pint Wardwell'* Kidney Wax Beans, I/a pint Little Gem Peat. /2 pint Notts Excelsior Peas. Yz pint Golden Bantam Sweet Corn. This is for one day only. Every seed will be absolutely fresh and true to name. If you cannot come to the store phone your order, it will be given the same good attention. South Side Cereal Mills, 2039 Falrfield Avenue --Pllone 6248-- WARE LELAND GRAIN* PROVISIONS, STOCKS, BONDS, COTTON Branch Office--Physicians Defense Building Members--New York Stock Exchange, Chicago Board of Trade, Chicago Stock Exchange--Private Wir«s. Consignments Solicited Phones--Homes 676, Bell 359 S, L GOODWIN, Manager No Charge for Examination ROGERS ·1 %^JEtli333ilB]Z?JL^ fl {,-) Anthony Hotel Bldg. Salmon chowder, salmon croquettes, salmon boiled, with Ilollandaise sauce, salmon cold, with tartare sauce, and salmon salad will be the sustaining foods on the Nickel Plate railroad dining 'cars March 12, which will be "National Salmon Day," the fifty-first anniversary of the salmon canning industry in the United States, This is the third time that the Nickel Plate has observed National Canned Salmon day, which is conducted under the auspices of the Transportation club, of Seattle, and the Asso'ciation of Pacific .Fisheries. A string of railroads all from coast 'to" coast will serve salmon, dinners in the dining cars in observance of the day. Menus, sample copies of which have been distributed at the local offices, are cut in the form of a salmon can, with the menu on the inside. Though salmon is supreme on the program, all of the finishing: touches are included to make the dinner well worth eating-. REMODELEoTcABOOSESr " Eighty-five of 170 Placed in Service on Pennsy. . ^ Eighty-five cabin .cars on the western division of the Pennsylvania have been remodeled ' according to the c ln-' diana statutes, recently passed, requiring all cabin "cars to be t r«built to specifications adopted, by the state public utilities commission, atrtl placed in service vp to the present time. The work of remodeling the cabin cars was begun late last fall and has been continuing at the east car ''shops at a sheady pace, this department having, been on fuller time than any other branch of the local shops to push the work through as fast as possible. The work is little over half completed, however,, as there are about 170 cabin cars on the local division. SPRING FASHIONS. Pennsy Trainmen to Be Measured Next Week for New Attire. Notices have been issued from the Pennsylvania trainmaster's office to the effect that all trainmen in the passenger service will bo measured for new spring and summer duds on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, A. K. Edlar, ot Marshall Field Co., Chicago, will .be- in the city on those days, taking the measurements of the men, and will conduct his tailoring establishment on the second floor of the new passenger station. PENNSY SHOP OUTPUT. Thirteen Engines Overhauled During First Week of Increased Time. Thirteen engines, including one belonging- to the Grand Rapids, were turned out of the Pennsylvania erecting shop during the last week, which was the first week during which the shops have been operated on the fifty- hour basis. The output for the week was: Nos. 9216, 9026, 7773, 7009, 9106, 7011, 9444, 9926, 7630, 9071, 7067, 7142, and Grand Rapids No. 96. SHOP AND RAIL NOTES. Mrs. J. W. Wire, wife of Wabash Engine ilostler Wire, will be a week-end Visitor in Huntington. An attack of the mumps is keeping John Byrer, a shipping clerk at the Electric works, off duty. Frank Keller, an' installing engineer for the Bowser company, has returned to work after two weeks' illness. Isaac Mills; of ,tlie publication department of the Fort Wayne Electric works, la sick and unable to be at work. Mr. and Mrs. J. W. McCoy and son will spend the week-end at Spencer- ivllo. Mr. McCoy is a Wabash machinist. Don Isbell, oC the Electric works general test, left Friday for Kendall- villo to spend a few days with his parents. L. Rehncr, chief cleik to the superintendent of telegraph 011 the Pennsylvania lines west of PiUslnngh, was in Fort Wayne yesterday. Joe Schible, of the punch press department of the l''ort Wayne Electric works, has-returiled to the city after spending a week at the Madison (Wis.) factory. A delegation of the Pittsbuigh Traffic club passed through Fort Wayne today in two special cars on train No. 23, en- route to Chicago for a trafllc club meeting.. Louis Miller and Charles Afster, machinists at the Wabash shops, will Jcavo for Peru tomorrow morning to spend the day with Richard falconer; who is in the company hospital. Ivan Harper, of the experimental department of the Korl Wa.xne Electric works, is expecting to return to work Monday morning. ITe has lx»on confined lo his homo for the last week because of illness. John Cieasey, of the small motor department of the Fort Wayne Electric works, Ipft for Kansas City Friday to take charge of the Burlington power plant of that city.' HP has been employed in the Klpclric works for several months, J. II. Kylenberg, a telegraph operator in the office of Wabash Master Me- ENTIRE LAYOUT IS SOAKED THE, WHOLE BUNCH WAS CAUGHT FRIDAY NIGHT BY ONE COP. Youngster Fined For Petit Larceny But Sentence Is Suspended-Hetrick On Monday. The entire morning layout in police court came in for a soaking every member of the^crew getting a fine. No favoritism was shown because the whole gang was brought in by Bert Smith and Judge Kerr wanted to keep the happy family together for several days at least. Mike Kelly showed up this morning with a."shiner" that had been hung onto him in a fight with the officers at the mission and-at the station. He was taken from the mission when he became violent-there and fought'ajl the way to the station until he was 'finally locked in a cell and. allowed to bite the bars to get rid of his fighting spirit. Charles Styles, a bum who has been in several times on the same old charge, begging on the streets and using the money for booze, was sent along with Kelly SOT $5 and costs. With him went WSliam Price, colored, and William Ordway, arrested as they were staging a biotherly souse act at the corner of Wayne and Harrison streets, and throwing the empty whiskey bottles into the street. They drew $1 and costs each. George Lawson, the negro arrested over a week ago with a pair of rubbers which he is thought to have stolen at Detroit, was fined $5 and costs for vagrancy. Frank Kiel and James Brady, colored vags, and Percy Murtiff and George Honig, drunks, were let go. Their cases had all been continued from earlier in the week. The case against Clarence Davis for child neglect, was continued until Ari'it 6. The case against John Hetrick, charged with obtaining money by means r of a fraudulent check,- was continued until Monday with the bond at $1,000. A" fine of ?10 and costs was given Roy Howenstein on the charge of petit larceny. He was also sentenced to serve 100 days in jail but broke down and cried, telling Judge Kerr that his support was needed for the family, and the sentence was suspended. -a WILL EXCHANGE Records and Photographs With Leav '". "· v enworth Agency. The police department will in the future exchange Bertillon measurements and photographs with the Fort Leavenworth agency, as well as the national bureau of identification. The government handles the Fort Iieaven- worth agency and no fee is charged for the service. The announcement of the exchange was received here this morning by Detective Sergeant Brennan, in charge of the local Bertillon department. Hone/boy Evans Dead. BALTIMORE, Md., March 6.--George (Honeyboy) Evans, minstrel song writer and theatrical manager, is dead, after a long illness of tuberculosis. Evans was born in Cardiff, Wales, forty-two years ago. He came to America when seven years old. He was a printer and a reporter before becoming an actor. The ancients credited the raven with unusual longevity, but modern investigation shows that it is not warranted. The bird rarely lives more than seventy years. The Pink of Health is every woman's right; but many are troubled with sallow complexions, .headaches, backaches, low spirits-- until they learn that sure relief may be found in todrfTilMb *·*·*» Bw B*. SM tnirwWt. !i Ww», Ut., ZSc. WANTED--Office girl; general office nork and careful penman; no expert required. Address \Vayne Woods, cire News. Forty- Eight Girls Answered the three-line 4f want ad inserted in the Female Help Column of The News on Tuesday night. Forty-seven of them could not get the job. Do you need one of them ? Try a News Classified Ad --1 cent a word, i We-collect ', CITY FORESTER SUBMITS REPORT OF HIS DEPARTMENT FOR YEAR Carl J. Gotz, until recently the city forester and promoted several weeks ago to the park superintendency, has submitted Ins detailed repoit of the activities of his department during the year 1914. The report shows the de- pal tment, over which Mr. Getz, of course, will continue to pieside, to be in a flourishing condition. It is as follows: Herewith I submit the third annual report of the forestry department for the year 1914. The successful record made by the forestry department during the past year has been due, in large measure, to the greater efficiency that has been developed in our forestry force. The operating expenses of the department were $595.98 less than in 1913, notwithstanding- our private contract business showed an increase of $715.12. The department's profit and loss account in 1913.showed a loss of $1,083.93, while in 1914 the loss was but $86.34. This gratifying showing- was secured by improved methods of handling the business, by the greater efficiency of the force and by the profit made in reselling- two carloads of flue trees which we were fortunate in securing at half the usual price from a nursery desiring to use the ground for other purposes. The Department Work. The forestry work done under private contract amounted to $4.102.61, Our services were in great demand throughout the year and by constant employment the men developed greater proficiency in their work. Naturally, this high-class work by skilled foresters demonstrated to the citizens that it pays big dividends to do this work correctly. The trees planted, trimmed and treated by the department in the past are in a uniformly thrifty condition, which demonstrates how nature responds to intelligent treatment. Tree-planting--Arbor Day, This was a banner year for the planting of shade trees in Fort "Wayne, and it is estimated that about 2,300 young nursery-grown trees were planted. 'In all cases only approved varieties were planted, and ninety per cent of this number averaged ten to twelve feet in height. In almost every case each tree was protected with a tree- guard and stake, as required by ordinance. In the few Instances where guards were not placed about the trees, one can notice their damaged condition caused by horses biting the bark and children swinging on them. The forester will urge that guards be placed around these trees to avoid further damage. This tree-planting revival was due in a large' measure to the spirit aroused by the observance of Arbor day. The forester interested the school board and the various women's clubs of the city to celebrate the spring Arbor day, April 17, 1914. Through the co-operftion of above-mentioned board and clubs Dr. Herman Babson, of Purdue university, was brought to the city to deliver two Arbor-day ad- dresses--one at the high school and another at the Jefferson school--his expenses being paid by the Commercial club. Appropriate exercises wi-re held at the city schools and each exercise was- closed with the planting of a tree on the school grounds by the pupils. For these exercises one tiee \\as donated by each of the following: Women's league, Women's Reading club, College club, Mothers' club, parent-teacher clubs of the Clay and Hamilton schools. The board further paid for the planting of the above trees, and for the painting of the stakes and letteimg the names of the donors thereon. On May 14, 1914, the St. Paul's school trustees purchased five Norway maples to be planted about the school and church property. These trees were planted by the pupils under the supervision of the forester, and dedicated to the classes from 1914 to 1919. The planting was witnessed by the trustees, and the forester delivered a short talk relative to-the work. The tree stakes were painted white, and the class numerals were lettered in black. It is hoped that this appreciation of nature will be manifested on each successive Arbor day, Removing Poplars, Dead and Diseased Trees. The department this year inaugurated a wholesale removal of dead and undesirable trees from the city streets. This work was done for the most part by men who secured special permits. As the trees were condemned these men were notified, and they lost no time in removing them. This feature of the work will, in a short time, greatly improve the general appearance of Fort Wayne's shade-tree system. Tree Insect Diseases. Of the scale insects, San Jose and elm scales seem to be the most numerous, and if some remedial measures are not taken, a large percentage of our shade trees will be destroyed. A scale disease, commonly known as the Putnam scale, was discovered on the Norway maple. It was found in abundance on poplar trees in 1912, and multiplied in such quwitities that it was forced to select other trees for its food. Besides serving as breeding places for scale insects, there are many other practical objections to the poplar as a shade tree, and their re- m o \ a l from our city should be undertaken at the earliest possible date The extent of the injury to the Norway maple by the Putnam scale cannot be estimated at the present time, but it w o u l d be logical to assume that the twice-stabbed ladybug larva feeds upon this scale, owing to the fact that on each ot the four trees found infected, there were present innumerable pupa cases of the ladybug. It was the presence of these conspicuous pupa cases on Norway maples which caused some alarm among our citizfens. The white-marked tussock moth was present in its normal quantities, but a natural parasite seemed to hold it well in check. The red spider was present in abnormal quantities, causing the defoliation of a large number of elm and bassuood trees, and the partial defoliation ol' sugar and Norway maples. The elms, which were completely defoliated, developed a second set of le;nr-i. A tingle defoliation rarely kills a tree. A comparatively new leaf disease was also present on the sugar and Norway maples. This disease and the red spider are accentuated by an extremely dry, hot summer. The army worm infested Fort Wai no probably for the first time. It was present in large numbers this year, and affected the lawns principally, and under favorable weather conditions may cause a vast amount of damage thp coming year. The foiestry department's spraying during the past year w-as rather irregular, but a systematic scheme of spraying should be inaugurated soon as finances will permit. as FOR CONSOLIDATED SCHOOL LEE J. DRIVER WILL SPEAK IN WASHINGTON TOWNSHIP. Former Superintendent of Schools in Randolph County Will Deliver Talks. Loe J. Driver, former county school superintendent of Randolph county, will be the speaker at an important meeting in Washington township this evening. The meeting will be held for the purpose of considering what kind of a school building the citizens shall const! uct. Mr. Driver is a firm advocate of the consolidated school, and in his talk tonight he will urge upon his hearers that such a school be constructed. STATEMENT. Cost of operating the department .- $4,663.00. Bills payable 588.44 Private contracts .' $4,102.61 Removing and trimming- trees after storms, etc 159.75 Planting Thieme drive (Noll property) 11 50 Planting Lawton place ,, .,,.., 43.70 Guarding and staking- elms (Weisser park) 14.25 Improvements and maintenance (Vesey park nursers') 65.80 Cultivating and trimming trees Anthony boulevard 22.80 Planting on Anthony boulevard 62.85 Removing trees and blasting- stumps on South Broadway .. 46.60 Arbor-day expenses 21.20 General replacements, etc 86.75 Nuttman avenue (replacements of pinoaks) 42.10 Trimming, cultivating, replacement (Parnell addition) 25.60 Nursery stock purchased in 1914 on hand 291.12 Supplies purchased In 1914 on hand 122.45 Value of tools and equipment purchased in 1914 4 6 2 2 Profit and loss 86,34 $5,251.44 $5,251.44 ' Conclusion. Giving to present conditions, the policy of the forestry department Avill be somewhat changed. Our principal aim will be to render the best possible service at a minimum expense. The support and kindly assistance rendered by the board, the secretary and office force in making this department a success is not only appreciated by the foi eater, but by the citizens at largo. This splendid universal co-operation will merit greater accomplishments in the future Very lespectfully submitted, CARL J. GETZ, Forester. The Japanese secretary of the British legation in Tokio has, recently summarized'.the teachings of the fourteenth centur, writer, Konko, on what is to be regarded as bad taste Tho objects to be avoided as violations ,of taste are- Too much furniture in a living room; too many pens in a stand, too many Buddhas in a private shrine; too many rocks, trees and herbs in a garden; too many children In a house; too many words when men meet; but "too many books in a bookcase there can never be, nor too much liter in a dust heap." There are more consolidated schools in Randolph county than in any other county in the state, and this situation is largely due to Mr. Driver's efforts. He declares that the advantages of the consolidated school for a township in place of a number of small schools are infinite. In the consolidated schools the equipment is of the most modern kind, with gymnasium, manual training and domestic science departments and everything else that goes to make a modern school. Bank Clearances. Rank clearances for the week were as follows: Monday $ 229,075.31 Tuesday 295,461.26 Wednesday 285,525.(9 Thursday 277,881.64 Friday 250,550.73 Saturday 272,205.75 Tot-il $1,610,700.04 Balances ..-, 386,708.82 Last week 1,052,484.43 Last year 1,515,212.30 Electric motors are generally used for large pumping plants in this country and Europe. The World's Gold · ff Pouring Into America 0 The United States has its first great victory to record as a result of the war in Europe. It is a peaceful victory that wilt shed its practical benefits into every channel of American industry and commerce. For the first time in many years the balance of gold exchange is in favor of this country. In other words, European purchases of American commodities have greatly exceeded American purchases of European commodities during the past year. This is a condition which must benefit the United States because Europe's purchases must be paid for with European gold. This gold coming into the United States will be distributed through all trade channels. Such a situation should result in great business prosperity. Read THE LITERARY ,DIGEST of March 6th (on sale everywhere to-day) and you will find a complete description of this important development, including a feflex of public opinion as shown by the newspaper press of Europe and America, regarding it. THE DIGEST makes plain' to' every reader the tremendous importance of this rare situation in its relation to the business conditions of the United States. Has Japan Designs Upon China? THE LITERARY DIGEST of March 6th, also sheds a flood of light from authoritative sources upon this phase of world-politics in the Eastern Hemisphere which had nearly escaped comment because of public attention being focused upon Europe and the war. If you would have an interesting, impartial chronicle of the war in its many-sidedness, by all means join the million American readers who eagerly read THE LITERARY DIGEST each week. It is not only for war-news that it is so widely appreciated in American homes, but because it deals with all other news of importance in the fields of foreign and domestic Politics, Science, Invention, Religion, Literature, Music, Drama, Sports, Trade, and Commerce. The Issue of March 6th--All News-dealers--10 Cents FUNK WAGNALLS COMPANY (Publishers of the Famous NEW Standard Dictionary), NEW YORK

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