The South Bend Tribune from South Bend, Indiana on April 28, 1908 · 1
Get access to this page with a Free Trial

The South Bend Tribune from South Bend, Indiana · 1

South Bend, Indiana
Issue Date:
Tuesday, April 28, 1908
Start Free Trial

! ! t , - a ... I -' t - j f - I - " i f -1 ; - i t 1 I t" , m& Monday's Circulation, . THtS'tSSUE. CONTAINS TWELVE PACES. WW TnHlTY-FIPTII YEAIL PEICE TWO STENTS. :.4- i ! l i - ' , 'Mi i ! i , ; 1 1 i i . i i ii i ii i 1 -- SOUTH BEND, INDIANA, TUESDAY EVEOTNO, APRIL 23, 1003. - j - t ' . , , i i ! - 1 - CATHOLICS GIVE . THANKS TO GOD CENTURY OF PROGRESS OBSERV ED IN NEW YORK. LOGUE CELEBRATES MASS Cardinal Gibbons and ' Archbishops Inland, Glennon, Keane, Moo Her, 0Connel, Blank, Ryan and " Parlay Assist In Services. 4 Br Aeaoclated Freea NEW YORK, April 28. As early as I o'clock tbia mornlnr hundreds of priests and dignltarle. and thousands 9i men, women na cnuaren were on tha way to St. Patrick'a cathedral, to loin In the Imposing thanksgiving services In honor of the completion of 109 years of Catholic progress In New Tork. The cathedral was filled to overflowing long before 0 o'clock, feats were reserved for numerous public offlclAla and the members of the Ken- aral committee of laymen, but after these had been seated It waa first come first served, and the ushers bad a Itmcult task In maklaa- room. Before the service began there were fully 1.000 persons gathered In the beautiful edifice and aa many more .on the outside. In Solemn Precession. " Headed by a deacon bearing aloft a processional cross, the clergy and prelates who participated In tne ceremony marched - In aolemn procession from the Cathedral college in Madison avenue to the main entrance of the cathedral In Fifth avenue and thence op the - long aisle Into ! the spacious sanctuary. There were surpllced clergy, prelates attired In the flowing vestments of their several ranks, and heads of the numerous religious orders attired In their simple garb of black, brown or white. First in line were the leaders of the church in America; Archbishops Ireland, of St. Paul; tilennon, of St. Louis; Keane, of Dubuque; Moeller, of Cincinnati; O'Conneli, of Boston; Blenk. of New Orleans; Ryan, of Philadelphia, and Farley, of New Tork. They were followed by their head and America's representative in the sa cred college. Cardinal Gibbons. The very last and the 'chief personage In ! the celebration, since he .was cele- brant of the mass, waa , cardinal i Logue, primate of Ireland. Sermon by Gibbons. . The "mass began promptly at 11 'clock. Cardinal Gibbons preached a long sertnon. in which he repeated the history of the Catholic church In New York from Its earliest daya until w present. A message waa received from Pope Pius X. congratulating Aix-n-bishop Farley and the. Catholics of New York. Scores of communications reached the archbishop from ministers and laymen of all denominations. Including Bishop Greer.-Rabbl Silverman and Rev. Dr. C. -L Jefferson. - - - Letter From Roosevelt. 1 President Roosevelt wrote as f olio wa: "My Dear Archbishop: "Let me take occasion, on the celebration of the 100th anniversary of the diocese of New 'York, to extend to you my hearty congratulations and my earnest good wishes for the future of yourself and of your diocese. "Sincerely yours, "Theodore Roosevelt.-Penal Bleaaina by Faloonio. At the close of the mass Monalgnor Falconio, who represented the Vatican, lmnarted the papal blessing. There will be pontlficlal vespers thia evening, j disagreement has been over; the ques-the apostolic delegate being celebrant, j t ion of arbitration. Both sides, ap-Archblahop Glennon will preach. The parently, would agree to euch i a clergy of the archdiocese will give a 'course, but each! baa separate and dinner thia afternoon to tne visiting ? relates. Among- the bishops now in arbitration board.: The operators twant mission 10 aavise wun omcnus or own are Fltsmaurlce, of Erie; Cane-a tribunal to consist iof two members 1 counties land munictpalitiea to? en-vln, of Pittsburg; McFaul. of Trenton; leach from the ralnere and operators, j couragej the establishment of quarries s-.t....j. xru.a -b nnnthu of iti. ffh .mi :AmfAim momhe tn hA; thrnufhout the state. I - Wheeling. W. Va. There will be a reception to-morrow night at the Catholic club. POLE SAVES LIVES OF MANY PASSENGERS Telephone Wire Support Prevents Car From Going Ovr- Embankment By Associated Press. ELIZABETH, N. April 2S.One man waa probably fatally Injured: many were Slightly feurt and the Pennsylvania railroad waa blocked for several hours to-day aa a result of a collision between a freight and passenger train -near South Elisabeth station. A telephone pole standing near the edge of the track prevented a roach filled with pasaengera from plunging over a 15 foot embankment. The Injured man Is Robert O. Wlb-ble. a freight brakeman of Camden. The accident happened during the early rush aervlce toward New York. A five car train filled with cotnmuters bad Just -crossed South street brldg-e when an axle under a car on a freight train running on a parallel track rave way and the car plunged across and struck the second coach of the . i k...ln I. Ark f.a V. VVU V. w- -. . Uda - - - --- ORDERED TO SAVE MINES, Prompt Action of Patrick Gilday Prevents Less. J IrAMciiMPnK -- -j JOHNSTOWN. ES-. ApVU JS. Under srders from Patrick Gilday. president j af District No. J, several hundred j striking miners of the South Fork Coal sompany returned to work to-day to in effort to save the mines from heavy losses from water and a probable permanent suspension. When the miners struck the engtn- them and the mines rapidly filled with water. To save the property and positions of the men something had to be gone quickly with the result that the fcien were ordered to return to work. Three Killed Two Hurt-. . BriMai4 Frees. ' PETERSBURG. Ind. April 28. WUIlam Maraee and Walter DaraaJ. toal miners, were Injured' In an ex- Koslon of gas In the Princeton mine t night. will die. Three ether miners were killed, BIG MEETING! OR WEN I ft NOW ON; IN DETROIT ff Brotherhood of - America Begins Three "'lit ' Days' . Session. : J Bjr Associated Frees.; ts ' i 'I DETROIT, Hlch, April 28. With; A programme of,nie sessions covering wmly; noTnior national prominence, Mb first . .con i S-ii. S iw I m'. -SL vention of the ? Con-r-atlOns4 : Brotherhood of America opened here this forenoon In the i First Congregational churt-h. About; 600 men from all lover tba United States are expected to attend the ; convention and imore than 200 were present sat the penihgeee-alon-lf j $! i . ii i - m f. I The organization of the brotherhood was -decided upon and begun at' the meeting of the national council of the Congregational church In; Cleveland. O. last fall end I a committee of J men was then appointed taf act as r-ganlters. with president Main of Iowa college, as chairman, and Frank Uyer, of Oh ice (to, a secretary- i The' i purpose of the brotherhood Islto revitalise the Interest of tba men In, the church. 1 . U 4 ? If i t. 41 I I fh-fr aJoen. 0. O.: Howard.?! IfThe i Needs of the SS SeJ,ft?o he held in the .Ut. under the President f Angell. iUnlveraity of Mich- Iran. "The Botrltual ODoortunitlea of Secular Educabon;" Rev. Washington Gladden. "Chrlstlanltr ?aa iRlghteous-nessjf Prof. Graham Taylor. University of Chlcar. The Church and So- jdal iiReconstriictlon:fH . Prpf.' B. A. . Htelner, r. iowa.3j .ine ieB"aire i i " Brother to thel Brotherhood." i Elder , VlJ'Ji'Z j.rrMfriH- i k t--. I I There will be three I sessions dally ; ;ror three days, the eveftin-sesion o , nightaklnr the form;qr abanqet at the Harmpnle lelut. Ml it i NORRIS STILL ON STAND. ti 1 - il i i i I; I Continues Testimony j-Agassis Paper By Associated Frea. . - pi , Wi.SIUNaTbNf j April fi jti-l-jQhn Norrls, of the;i NeW Tbrk ITtrinepl today continued hla'teatiraonjr before the house special IneWsv print j paper . and wood pulp coipmittfej; Hl testimony relatcjd especially :to' ) the shutting down; of paper: mil la to prevent competition and be 8quotd fronllvirloua newspaper" Inj substantiation 'of his own statements' H j fit jf .( Mt. NOrrls IquottdUa great many statmnents from newspapera to show that l.the I mllla dldi not crtntrol their own Output, but that; on the contrary thereof waa a complete- understanding amoflg tbm StoitheiffllstrIbutln iof product and tfee uflxlnif of prlces. tfee nxnf of prlces.;r" I also asserted ihnt the I manufacturers met annually to determine prlces. The purpose of hist testimony was to how that i 'there was a complete ? under standing among the' paper makers and thatlthslr consumers, the 'newspaper publishers, wpts ; entirely subject fto thelrlfcxmtrolMn the matter of prices. J X'&fTgMZTlttyft! Air, Norris also. quotea from a rum- ,U:"T, f J " whlchi he said a4 bea jmerfedr for the purpose of shutting; out competition. RESULTS 'ARE EXPECTED. u. Miners and Operateri Confident of . I Getting; TefOtheri Br Associated Pr. - i i I KANSAS CITY; Mb!, Apr - When representatives iqf the coal; miners and operators of J the southwest met here;; to-day, la joint convention with T. X Lwl"4 'ipfesident Jlllofj the United Mine Worker! of AmcHca,lln attendance, both aides were positive something definite would be done today, j 1 '. -I si ' i ( ! The; report ofI the sub-comrnlttee appointed front the Joint scale committee will be the conference. If It a accepted the strike will gojon indehnitely. If It is rejected, new ne gotiations will ;be begun. The general distinct loeaa 01 ; tne rmaae-up or an ... ... 1 wu . ... r-, . r- w vw, named by a Judee of the federal court. The miners will pot agree vto thla. There Is a possibility that ! la the event of a complete severing: of negotiations the state; board of arbitration may step Into the breach and attempt to bring about an arreement. f STAR CITY- HAS BIG FIRE. Indiana Town Suffers Loss ; of -Several i I Theuaand Dollars! By Trteoae's Speerat gervlee. 1 WINAMAC''IndL.j April 2. Several thousand dollars' damage was done; try fire at Star City ;Satur day evenlrig, A large iware rooin owned hk Thomas Reed fwhlch was stored full Iof baled hay waa completely H burned ; aavi! was also a bulldm filled ' with; farm Implements owned by -W. AJIlartman. valued at 12.200 ! with but! 1 1.000 . Insurance, Twa.cottaars near by vrere badly! burned. The home; of fj. t P. Jenkins and family was almost: entirely ruined and: his critically! Ill daughter had to be carried from; the burning building. ?'- fil ! )H h I -All i of ' these, bultdlng are si tuated near the railroad and it la thought that sparks from the; toca freight ignited the hay In the store room caua. ing the fire. X AS Star, City has no water works nor; fire equipment I of any kind making: t impossible tojeheck the names. 1 ,v rl V f.i f LIABILITIES ARE LARGE Odeltlsteek Company! Owes $163,571 i 3 Has Aaeeta of 18,303.1 b Br Associated Freeaj 1 ! -f 1 CINCINNATL t OW f tApril tJU-The total IlaiUtlea of the CMeu atockf com pany. the widely known brokeragi firm that failed recently are S1CM7L1 (The assetsiare if - l-U I i This was made known throughi the reports of Receiver T Cogan thia afternoon, s The asseta tonalst of $47t ln cash and . the furniture nx- tures. : ! i McDonald Is Hanged. ) By Asseclated Fress.-i ij i'.,-ii PITTSBURO. Pa4 April 2.William McLeod iMcDonald. alias Bmlthj of GosporL-Eng iraa hanged here to-day for the murder of b la common ! law wife, - Mrs. Berrie ;-Hylop. 1. vhoe throat: he cut 4wlth a -razor Sept. fig, 1907. i upon dlacovertntf that She f had been receiving;- Utters from; a man In England. PRIMARY TRIED III i "PimUCANB AND DEMOCRATS 1 i - ADOPT PLAN. POLITICIANS i! ARE BUSY Vanderbtli rg County Opena Pells From S a. m. to p. m. far the Pur peso of Seleetlng vOppea- i f ina Tlaketa. I s v I n ; Briewddtd Frees. ' EVANS VHXEL IndU Aprn ;. The primary of the republlcana and democrats of Vanderburj county to- day to nominate countv tickets is the f newprlisary law and a great deal of inieresi. s roanuesiea. The polls opened! at I o'clock this morning "and will close at S o'clock to nlffhlL Qn order of police Chief F. H. Brenhecke all the saloons of the city are Closed and Will remain closed until I o'clock. i 1 1 : ' ! DEPLORES FACTIONAL FIGHTS. Republican 8tate Chairman In Arkan sas Makes Pertinent Remarks. By Associated Frew. H j HOT 1 SPRINGS, I Ark, April Jg. A large attendance i of delegatea and visitors Was on band when the re-r publican I state convention was called to order there to-da v. Capt. C. N. Rlx, i of Hot Springs, was elected temporary chairman; He addressed the conv.lritlon, deploring factional I fights in the party and urging unity. : i i There Sire several ; contests and the convention will probably not get down to nominations until late thia afternoon" or flight. si " i That the convention will Instruct Its delegates at large to Chicago for Secretary Taf t la the onlnlon of a number! of the delegatea. It developed to-day. that many or the leaders will oppose ej state-wide ' prohibition plank and ; advocate local option. $ I r FIGHT ON IN NEW JERSEY. -.1.1 - ... U , Democrats Will CJash Over Instruo-i 7 I tlons for 'Bryan. ". ' Br AMocUted Frees. ' t TREJfTON. N. April M-The democratic stato convention to name 24 delegate to. thj national conven tion met n this city to-day. -. ,lt is apparent' that the convention will be a lively arrair because or the' rivalry between former United Senator James Smith, Jr, and Robert Davis for, control of the gathering. Mri Smith Is declared by his follow ers to be in the lead. He Is In favor of sending an unlnstructed delegation to Denver, while Mr. Davis has de clared for W. J. Bryan and be wants the delegates Instructed for that gen tleman. I Former Judg-e Hollard Carrow baa been agreed upon aa the new national committeeman to succeed William J. Gourley, i who resigned some montha ago. I CONVICTS CRUSH STONE. Ail a 1 I I i Criminals at Work ; In Quarries of j Washington. By Trlbanf's Special 8rvlc. ' SPOKANE, Wash, April zS.-fCon-vlcts from the state penitentiary at Walla Walla win ; bo employed . at quarries I In producing crushed stone for the construction of roads In the various j counties In Washington.! Gov. Albert tU Mead baa appointed a com- w ' - The commission 1 la composed of Judge! H. Hanford. of the United States; court of western Washington; Judge Edward Whlteon. of the United States court for the eastern district of Washington; Samuel Hill. Joseph, M. Snowj state highway commissioner; Profj Henry M. Dandes. of the state university, and state geologist;; John VV, Arrasmttb. stato grain Inspector Karl Bowers, county survey-: or of Benton county, and Samuel C. Lancaster, consulting engineer of, the federal good roads department, f The commission will probably1 recommend to the legislature at Its next session that the state take over; such plants as may be established, repaying the 'cost of the plant. The governor believes the movement a meritorious one and he desires to provide the machinery for making It general throughout the state. :. j MURRAY TAKES NEW DUTIES I ! ! Former Assistant of 8traus Sueoeeds I Rldgely. j By Associated Frees. : t WASI tnSTGTON, AprU tt. iwi rence C. jil array, former assistant sec-rotary f-the department of commerce and labor, to-day i took the oath of office ; as comptroller of the currency and entered on th performance of hie new duties, succeeding W. B. Rldgely, recently seiectea presiaenc or tne isa-i tlonal Bank of Commerce, ' of Kansas! : i . ' Indiana Republican Platform Planks - ! AE2XY, NAVY AND TENSIONS. The republican party always has favored small standing and notwithstanding the taking . or Cuba, tne 63,000 men ox our standing army and 33,000 sailors now in tne service oz tne. 3xavy are proof of its adherence to that policy. The; preservation of this policy has enabled ;US;to pay liberal pensions to our soldiers and tailors and their widows and orphans.; The . fpen&ion appropriation this year is th largest in the history of the country, amounting to the magnificent sum of $150,869,000. In the last two years 322,000 soldiers have' had their pensions increased by general law, and 8,000 private; pension bills have been passed. We also 1 1 congratulate the country in the proposed widows pension law, now in conference between ' 'the two houses of congress.! The present administration' of the pension bureau also has in- ; creased pension rates. and liberalized the pension: rules, ail ox jgratitude of the republic to; II 1 AdSH : i Ilk INDIANA BANKER BECOMES WAITER CASHIER OF DILLSBORO 1 TUTION 18 FOUND. IN8TI- Alleged Embexxlor of if1400 Located in Los Angeles Cel., Working as Employe of Restaurant. By Asaoelated Prtti, LOS ANGELES, CaL. April 28. Fred iAibbe, allaa W. W. Williams, was arrested yesterday fjojf the alleged embeaslement of 114.600 from the First National bank, of Dillsboro, Ind. m had been acting; as ! cashier of the bank since Aug. I. 107, and up to the time of the embeaxlement which oc curred Jan. 7. H08. ; Petectlves , have been searching;' for Lubbe ifor the last three weeks and located blm Saturday" acting waiter in a restaurant. PRINCE ANDfANNA ARE I NOW GOING TO ROME Do 8agan and M me. 'Gould Engsge I 1 Hotel Quarters. By AseocUted Freest ; j NAPLES, April 22. Prince Helie de Saganand Madame Anna Gould and-her party, have made arrangements to leave here to-morrow for Rome, where they have engaged apartments at the Grand hotel. One ofjMme. Gould's automobiles has been aent to Nice, and it Is believed that Madame Gould Intends to spend some days on the Ri viera, ; 1 A BODY !0F DUC IS INTERRED De Chaufnee Buried at Chateau ef r ; Family at Dsmpierro. By Associated Frsss. : j ; DAMPIERRE, 'France, April 28 The body of the Duo del Chaulnes, the young i French nobleman,, who was married a few months ! ago to Mlas Theodora Shonts, of New York, and who died suddenly in Paris last week, was Interred at the chateau here to day of the de Chaulnes family. ; THE WEATHER. . ! , 1 I Oovenuneet Obsereatleaa. By Asaeefated Frees. CHICAOO, AprU tl. roreeasts en til f a. Wednesday follewi For ladiana Partly elewdy aad eeatlaoed cool toatsht and Weds sed art Lower aflcklgan howers or snow Bur- rlee to-nlht aad Wedassdayt eoaUiiae4 COOL ii ill fj XeesJ Obsiit ystlens. The Tribunes self-reaisterfag Utrmom- tr tsdleated 41 d.a-rees ; above sero at eeloeh tiilm moraine maxim am tempera-tore yesterday (1 a4ove seroj at 11 a. m. minimum 44 at 11 p. m. ; ( I ;nnt TKiBtrxxg omca I i Hi The' Trtooae'o geaerar ottces are ea tks arst Boer of The Trlkaae banding. All matters pertalalag ; to : elrcajattoa, adverustag. prmUag. book btadlag aad goaoral oostaoss wlU reeelve atteatloa la the' prepee dspartmeat ex tao geaeral effleee aad tn effleers of tke oamoaay VU1 be found there. Tke si e-partmeats are oa the soeoad goer of Tke Tribaae ooUdtaa aad eaeuy aosss etbte from thC street by otairwar tao north side ot tao aaiMia. All aews - should be left or 1 telepheaed to this gspartaeat, i The TMOmae eaa bo reaehed ay eltket talepaoaa, Ma Its. - i ... ; ,.: oyer of the Phippines and Porto its herpes. A CASE OF "IMPEACHMENT1TIS" FAMILY MAY HAVE ! MET DEATH IN FIRE FLAMES OF INCENDIARY ORIGIN DESTROY FARM HOME. Mrs. Gunneea and Three Children, of Laporte County, Believed to Have j Lost Their Uvea. The Tribune's Special Service, LAPORTE, Ind., April 28. The home of Mrs. Belle Gunness, two miles north of tKis city, waa btfrned to the ground; last night. How the fire started Is not known, but it la believed by many to have been of Incendiary origin. Mraj Gunness and her three children cannot be found and aa It la known thai; they were Inmates of the house It la believed that , they lost their lives In the 'fire. An attempt 4 will be f made during the day to clear away some ot the 'debris and find the remains. The fire started about 4 o'clock this morning; and at 4: IS it la stated that! the 1 flames were pouring- ' from, every window In the building Indicating; that the ! fire started In several places at the ! aame time. Joseph Maxwell. hired man who has been In Mraj Gunness employ for the1 last three months, says he was awakened about 4 o'clock and found hla room filled with smoke. He ran first to the door; of Mrs. Gunness bed room ; on the second floor of the house and kicked and pounded on the door. He could not arouse her and being unable tm remain" In the burning house longer be made his escape Into the open air. Several of the neighbors, however, had arrived by this time and placing; ladder against the house were able to look into the window of Mrs. Gun ness room. They saw that the bed had; been occupied but that the occupants had left the room. It la sun posed that they bad gone down stairs and attempted to find their way out but ; were overcome by the heat and smoke and were burned to death. Max- well states that he went to bed at f o'clock last evening and left Mrs Guimess sitting In the parlor, with her three children. The family usually retires about 11 o'clock. ; Mrs. Gunness Is a widow, her bus band having; died several years agd under rather peculiar circumstances Mrs. Gunness at that time waa sua4 ported of having; murdered her huaj band to secure his life Insurance. Mrj Ounness-was struck on the tiead with a meat grinder and Mrs. Gunness stated that the grinder was on the pantry ahelf and had fallen, killing her ! husband, but It was rumored that Mrs. Gunness had done the deed herself. There was no legal ; action taken in the matter. Mr. Gunness has been having; considerable ' trouble with a man by the name of Ray Lam ph ere. who waa recently In her employ and was discharged. He persisted In re- turning to the place and annoying her., At one time he came aner dark and stood outside the window swing; Ina; a club and a knife. She had peace bonds made out for him and charged htm with insanity. A commission was appointed and Lamphere waa adjudged perfectly sane. It Is thought- he may hae gone back to the Gunneas place with the Idea of revenge and set fir to the house. The police are looking for him. j j ; ;. U . ij ; Indiana Fruit Still 8afe. j By Associated Frees. j 1 INDIANAPOLIS. April 2tV--Report4 from all parts of the state Indicate that 'there hae not been' any- damage to fruit by frosts as ret. The last two nights have been cloudy all over th atat. J ;j ; ; I army and a moderate nary; Bicb, and the guardianship wmch gamiest tne enaarmg CURED.! LEAKE NOT .FRIEND OF ROOSEVELT CRITICISES PRESIDENT IN OROUS LANGUAGE. VIG- t Representative .Says He Is Trying ; to Psrpetuate Himself In Office by Proxy. i By Associated Frees. WASHINGTON, AprU 28. Repre senatlve Lcaxe, of New Jersey,; In a speech delivered In the bouse to-day criticised President Roosevelt aa deslr lnx to perpetuate himself In office by procuring;; the election of a proxy, lie conceded even more than enough abll Ity to the president, but declared that he lacked dignity and poise. H! i :,. He would have the emblem; of the republican i party changed from: an elephant to a dor if the present en ditlons were to continue becausv- thm dog- can both bark and war Its tail at the aame time, "so that no one la able to know which end to believe.?' FIREMEN SAVE BURGLAR. Turn Stream of Water en Mob In New York City, r - By Associated Freoa , j NEW TORK,' AprU 28. East New Tork firemen and policemen fought desperately last night to save from a mob of hundreds of excited men a man who bad been caught coming lout of a burning; tenement house on Chester street, loaded down with household goods, jewelry and money which the mob leaders told the police belonged to the tenants. . After having been badly beaten by the street crowds he waa taken to the police atatlon and locked up on a charge of burglary. But for the timely action of the firemen who had been called to the scene and swung a powerful stream of water on the mob. the man doubtless would have ben taken from the policemen, several of whom were knocked down while struggling to save their prisoner. The man. who said he was Josech Bchmllowltx, a butcher by trade, but out of work for several months,, was almost Insensible when lifted into the patrol wagon. It Is the belief of the nolle and fire officiate that at least two Aim were started by thieves for the pur- poso ox roooerr. RIDE WITHOUT PRICE 1-AT CLEVELAND; 0. Street Cars Carry Citizens Free ef Charge. By Asaoelated Ptom CLETVXLAND; O.. April 21 With out price, cltlxens of Cleveland to-day are riding- upon' the street cars. Following the settlement of the so-called war of seven years In the which the municipality has been engaged. Pres- went XMipont, who took chara-e of the newly organised Cleveland Railway company at mldnlrht, announced that free transportation would be granted the people as an evidence of the ces sation of the troubles, f ; Incidentally President Dunont la re ported to have stated that upon the aame date each year an effort would be made to "consecrate the day In a similar manner. , i Down town Cleveland Is torn tan physically in the furtherance of the errort to re-route cars and much con fusion baa resulted. ; GOMPERS ISSUES ORDER. American Federation Labor Lader Aeka Workman to ' Act. 1 ' By Associated Prssa NEW TORK, April 28. Samuel Gompers, president of the American Federation of Labor, has notified organised labor throughout the country to adopt resolutions demanding- that their representatives in congress! vote for the labor bills before that body. What will happen! if congressmen do not obey is told in the following- paragraph: -.-;- . "We pledge ourselves Individually and collectively to the exercia of our fullest political and; Industrial ac tivity now and In the future to the end that we may aid the election of each candidates for president of the United States and representatives in Congress for office as will safe-guard and protect the common Interests of the work- LIES CAN'T AGREE MONEY DIFFERENCES t BLOCK MQVC TO SOLVE TANGLE. ; j NO SETTLEMENT REACHED Interurban Companies Hold Confer I i : j j nee But Have Diversified Ooin ' lens Relative to Equity in La- Salle Avenue Tracks. ! A meeting; last evening between Gene! era! Manager Wallace and F. J. Lewlg Meyer, representing the Chicago, Lake Shore A South Bend Hallway company! and Messrs. Charles and SamueY Tj Murdock. ( representing the Chicago TSquth Bend Y Northern ln-4 dlana Railway company, result edj tn a disagreement aa tof the terms of compensation for; tha, us of the tracks of the latter comj pany on LaSalle avenue between Mich Ucan avenue and Main street. ;;j; " j The partXs to the conference agreed, that the' public interest would be beso served by but two tracks being; on thafi street. no matter how' desirable; It! mljght be for either or both companiea? that a third' track should Jbe laid. anT be; operated independently. Mi! Mr. Murdock ajraln stated to-day td a repreaentativo of The Tribune that the local company Is now. and always baa been ready and wllUng'-to carry' not. only the cars of the Hanna com- pany. but those of any other Incoming; Interurban company as well and that on terms as liberal as are granted in J any other city atmilarly situated In the state., . !( vy j Mony Real Difference. H1 j" He further stated that In the con ference between the parties last even! Ing the' sole difference in on of com pepaation. The local company Insisted that La sails avenue shall be treated as I a part of its street rllway system' in this city and not aa so much steel, ties and other material.! He says the) representatives of the Hanna com- pany Insist upon figuring the value of the material and baaing their offe of compensation on interest on this Inestmet and the maltenance of thai amount of -track, t : . j Mr. Murdock said In the discussion It I was estimated by Messra Wallace and Meyer that at least 1.000 pas sengers a day, would be carried anil that for this they offered $10 perl annum for the use of the track, whlchi atbounts to 21.68 per day for the hand' ling of 1,000 people, r 18-100 of a cent! per renger. - - ;-- i---- ' - . Mr. - Murdock mad ths follow in g( proposition on behalf of bis company:! That the Murdock company agree ; tot permit the operation of. the cexsa ef the Hanna company over Us tracks j at the rate of 60 cents per car without reference ; to the number of passen-i gers, or, ; if that were riot aatlsfacrj tory. It would make a price of one, and one-fourth centa per passengen at the option of the Hanna companyj ) Rate Much Lower; Here. ;j ) Kir. Murdock states that one ' an one-fourth cents per passenger Is one! half the price paid by the Murdoch! Interests in other cities S to the local! street railway companies for the oper- atjon of cars over portions of the track or the city systems.! These cities! include Terre Haute. Evansville. Rich. mbnd. Lafayette, Logans port. Ind- and! elsewhere, the lowest price in any. ofl neee cities oeing- two and one-half cents per passenger. In Evansville It is three cents. In Indianapolis the ! 14 companies entering the city pay, without reference to the length of the haul, three cents per passenger and one cent additional for the use of the terminal station. ; ; tt is one-half the rlf naiA h Ihs Southern Michigan company for haul- Ing tta Interurban caaaenaera from thai Lee per bridge to the terminal station, at Washington and Michigan streets and one-half the price agreed one by gwo ewer cfrnipanieas proposing go construct Into South Bend and 'operate over the local company's tracks. , i Mr. Murdock also stated that he did not want to be misunderstood (in their position; that this piece of trade is very important to the street car sytem of South Bend In which several millions of dollars have been invested ;i that the invesment was made with' faith In South Bend's future and that4 aiy enterprise, Interurban or other.r thia assists In promoting .the growth! ofj the city srould receive their aid an encouragement, but his company did not feel that It should be asked or that the public would expect It to sacrifice Its Interests for the tersonal a-alni of otLera j,; j Views of J. T. Lewie Meyer. .'! I j ' Explaining the attitude of bis com" pany, K. j. Lewis Meyer expressea himself as follows In an interview to day: ' !U The Chicago. Lake Shore tt South B4nd Railway company, by Ita general manager. Mr. H. U. Wallace, called upon Charles Murdock with the view ofi obtaining a conference on the La- RAllo avenue altuation and on Thurs last, the ltd of of this month. Invited Mr. Charles Murdock and Mr. Mul-bdlland. of the Chicago. South Bemd; At Northern Indiana Railway company. to meet himself and me at the Oliver hotel at dinner for the purpose of dis-cuesing- the situation. f fTbe gentlemen accepted the invita tion ana i Hereupon tne situation en LaSalle avenue waa discussed and the result of that discussion was that Mr. Charles Murdock promised to submit a proposition, which waa to be based generally on a rental basis as -discussed, to his brother. Mr. Sam Murdock, aa soon aa he would arrive from New Tork dry. I It was then and there arreed that they would meet Saturday morning at Indianapolis aivt 1 further dlacuas the situation, Mskos Proposition to Rent. f?We at that time left with them a proposition of paying them 810 per annum for the use of the block and a half on La Salle avenue In order! to avoid the laying of the third track. Tit is proposition was not' at that time declined. However, before Saturday came we were Informed that Mr. Mar-ddck could not meet us at the appointed time and place. iWe said we would go anywhere to meet them In order to arrange It and Monday was agreed upon to meet with the repre sentatives of; the Chicago, South Bebd & Northern Indiana Railway company at Indianapolis at 10 o clock. Late Coatlased oa Fags Firm, '5.: fi 'i! j r i i ii ;:! 1 I i I u

What members have found on this page

Get access to

  • The largest online newspaper archive
  • 19,500+ newspapers from the 1700s–2000s
  • Millions of additional pages added every month

Try it free