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Logansport Pharos (Newspaper) - April 25, 1890, Logansport, Indiana LOGAN8POET DAILY PHARO8 15TH YEAH FKIDAY EVENING APJlIL 25 1890 NO JOHN GRAYS Comer Qn Nottingham Laces Etamine Plain and Coorod Scrims Fancy Drapories Etc Also a full line of Window Shades Plain and Dado Poles and Trimmings Department Upstairs Glove iATCifttP ft Fitting UNISONS PAT7NURSIHC Are most favorably known throughout Lho United States for their per foot shape ele gant fit Kroat comfortand as they are excellent wearing Corsets are ho moat econo mical Call and buy For Sale at WILER i WISES Hive Dry Oooila Unnse Will Cun2 YCLII Htaciache Q OESLNTS Q AT 1 12thSt Drue Store A KTME11KH HO DNEY STIIAIN Strain UNDERTAKERS Calls Attended to Day or Night So 101 NoK FURNITURE PRICES THE LOWEST but Hie Best Workmanship Allowed to Leave our Salesroom DKJC WESTS NERVE AND BRAIN TREATMENT e sex Involuutarj Losses ami bv of tbo bntln Milabuse or otirjululcunco EHCh coutalnaonemonths tMnt ilabox orsix for sent by mall prewUii 4Vith onier for six boxes will poicbawv to reCuud monoy If the trMtaeuc 10 uiuruiUw ixsued uuigouuuw 5014 ay 8 F Kecslingaruirsist sole lijrent BREAKFAST DISH ASK YOUR GRKIR FORK THE STRIKE FEVER Chicago on the Brink of a La bor Upheaval THE GVPLOOK IS TOR TOLY TIMES Striken un and Strike Coming Tliat Will Involve 10OOOO Terri ble SOUMBI of 188O Fvrliaps to le Re lor a Complete Par of tho litdtistrlea of u Great City Labor ami Capital in for Finish IJgUt CHICAGO April labor situation its growiug more complex every hour What with the striken that are OQ and the ones that are threatened labor leaders do not hesitate to predict a condition of affairs evon more formidable than the stirring times of There is no telling yet how many trades will be drawn into the new oighbhour movepment There is so much disorganization and so little leader ship that everything will depend on the out come of the big labor parade that will take place on May L 1 he action of the American Federation of ijuljor in designating1 Chicago as the theater1 of the struggle for eight hours has had the effect of arousing a spirit of discontent among vrtain trades that were believed to bo entirely neutral Will lnvclv tOOOOO Men The ultimate effect can hardly be anything olse than u strike of extraordinary propor tions which may includo orer 100000 men According to wellknown labor leaders who iro receiving returns or rathor bulletins from restive organisations the movement will bo t3VOi moru sweeping than it was in Thd strike fever is spreading with marvelous Organizations tliat four years ago made au utter failure of their efforts to secure u redutiou of working hours are in the field again ruoro determined than ever Tha men who arc contemplating strik ing believo thny will have material and moral support without stint Down at tho stockyards for example upwards ot 10000 man are ready to uesert their benches and stalls at a moments notice They complain that work is so uncertain that they can hardly icuko u living so that their strike will not be simply for eight hours Tim Turbulent Element utid Otliur Another organisation that is likely to jump into tho tight is the union of lumber yard laborers which was largely responsi ble for thu bloody riots on the Black Road four years ago The freight handlers are also growing restive so are the shop tailors tho machine woodworkers and many others The bricklayers are practically as idle as if they wero on a strike as are tho plasterers hodcarriers and stonemasons owing to the row of the carpenters The bricklayers who ara at work are getting restive They are beginning to demand that the carpen ters troubles be adjusted at once and they are dropping liiuts every day that unless something is done they will decliue to do any more work Then the employes of the United States express company are very restive under the proposed cut in their wages May 1 though there is only a remote possi bility of a strike A Mighty Serious Outlook Very few people if any thoroughly ap preciate tho iru portrttic3 of the situation or the nmgniudj of tho move Its effect for good or bad will bu stupendous in that it will probably precipitate and bring to a fight to the finish tba two giants capital and labor Labor enters the nreim having flung down the gauntlet and given warning one year ago and capital staps in from all ap pearances prepared to make it a test case A general strike of 100000 workmen in the city would paralyzp everything The other 205000 men might as well joiu because they will be able tc do nothing Then is the grim spectre of riot with its attendant horrors Meantime the only thing that has been clone is a call for a meeting of all who will join the new boss carpenters associa tion for an attempt at settlement of a Settlement latest from the carpenters is that the new bosses association has shown thafe it can employ 4000 men and negotia tions nro prbnpelitig for n resumption of work They ore not yet complete mid may fail but there are strong hopes that the end of oro strike is near ILLINOIS COAL MINERS They Are Trying to Arrange a Meeting of Operators and Men EAST ST Louis Ills April delegates representing the coal miners of souihern Illinois were in session in Cieorys hall yesterday The main object of the was to secure a conference April 28 at the Grand Pacific hotel in Chicago of the mine workers of Illinois with the mine owners William Scnife who presided at the meeting said he Jfelt certain that should the workers and owners meet for a confer ence it would result to the benefit ot both parties It is expected that many mine owners will join in the conference What the Workman Resolutions were adopted demanding 1 A means of preventing foolish competi tion in the selling price of coal 2 A fair advance in the wages of miners mine laborers S More uniform conditions in the screen ing and weighing of cojl at the mines 4 The appointment of a joint arbitration board to adjust in a peaceable way all con troversies and grievances The cooperation of mineowners in the establishment of a reliable fund to be used as a relief to widows and orphans of miners and also to help those are so unfortun ate as to be disabled by accident U The reorganization of tho interstate plait of adjusting mining rates 7 The advisability of reducing the hours of toil in and around the mine Looks Like Uavtdiou Is Alive CHICAOO April Uo mystery sur rounding the disappearance of C R David son the young insurance agent is rapidly nearing a solution It seemed perfectly clear at first that he either foil or was thrown into tho river Tuesday night and as he was known to have been with two rough looking men just before the supposed accident there seemed to be little doubt that ha had really been foully dealt with But it is now said that he was haavily in debt end that his wife has also disappeared A Good Shot for the Community ST Loris April Beekman a shiftless mechanic attempted to kill his wife with a hammer at their residence 315 Xorth Eighth street yesterday He struck her sev eral blows on the bead with the hammer and she fell to the floor unconscious Beekman then shot himself through the head dying instantly Mrs Beakman will recover Strikers Accept Advice COBK April to the advice of Mr Davitt the strikes in Cork and other places in tho soulh of Ireland hare ceased the men yielding to the employers Sale of Belle Heart Stock NASHTTLLI Tenn April 25 Sixtyone yearlings the get of Luke Blackburn Iro vjuois Bramble Jrjat Tom and Enquirer disposed of yest rday at the twenty third annual sate at Belie Mead Tbe total amounted to an average of ILOUM GLADSTONES WEAK OPPOSITION Tho Grand Old Man IJisappoiiitl Both His and LONDON speech in tho house of commons last evening in sup port of Parnells motion to reject the gov ernments Irish land purchase bill was dis appointing alike to his friends and his polit ical opponents The announcement having been mada several days ago that the ei preniier would speak there was a large at tendance of members and visitors and a grand oratorical effort on the part of the Liberal leader which should clearly define his position was expected It was observed however at a very early stage of his re marks that he was treating his subject in a halfhearted way and the enthusiasm of his followers and admirers waned as the spirits of his opponents rose Gladstones reference to the scheme outlined by Parnell as a sub stitute for the governments bill were very gingerly made and provoked derisive laugh ter from tho Conservative benches SynOjpiiiH of IVhat He Said The grand o d man began by complaining of the complications of the measure and claimed that it did not undertake to solve the problem His principal objection how aver sesmel to be to the imperial guaran ee which he said oleJge 1 the country to the extent of without mentioning tho possibility of further amounts being added Than he held up the chaiico of repudiation As the government was going to make Ii eland a debtor it was important that they should consider what was tbo attitude of tho persons they were about to subject to debt If they declined to recognize the obligation it was a new wrong inflicted An View Gioschen followed Gladstone la along ar gument He appealed to the house not to allow political opinion to warp the judg ment of members on the bill T O Kussall IrishUnionist approved tha bill in all respects The idea of repudia tion ho said was a mere bogy The Unionists had only objected to land pur chase as being part of the scheme for separ ation Parnalls alternative ha thought might be a valuable adjunct in casei where landlords and tenants were unwilling to deal Dillon Suggests DilfKultlcs Dillon said he did not in all respects ap prove of Parnells alternative but it was the schema OL the only man possessing the power of settling the question He did favor the settlement of the question of land purchase under coercion Should famine come the government would be powerless to force tenants to pay their installments A Fenian movement would entail the loss of millions to England A LOSS OF TWENTY MILLIONS Enormous Destruction In the Flood Dis 1039 of Life Expected NEW ORLEANS La April Point Pleasant levee Tensas parish twentythree mil s below Vicksburg broke yesterday It was a very important levee Most of the Tensas pirish will doubtless Le Hooded Superintendent Grant of the Texas and Pa cific road says that worth of property will be irretrievably damaged by the break in the Morgan ssa leveff The peo ple ought to have spent in saving the levee rather than 1st it breik and then make a great fuss about sending relief Probability of Loss of Life Every plantation in PointB Coupe parish has baon flooded from tba Bayou Sara break Hundreds of families are homeless All the lovcs are broken Thousands of cattle have been drowned It is probable that many persons in the interior h ive perished The relief stoimer Dacotah found groups of scores of people whites and blacks some with babies in arms They were huddled on knolls between the broken levees The steamer gathered them in itanj starving cattle were passed Experience of One Family A family named Luke consisting of flf ten persons were rescued by tha Dacotah They owned a large plantation a wellfilled store and 100 head of stock A crevasse sixty feat wide occurred right in front of their house Monday and the flood destroyed all their proparty Tha family narrowly escaped but managed to reach the levee above the break Many similar tales are heard UNDER FALLING WALLS Six Bleu Killed at a 1eDnsylviuiiu Many Others Hurt CATASAQUA Pa April broke out in the die house of the Unicorn Silk Manufacturing companys works yesterday morning While the firemen were fighting the flames an explosion of acids occurred by which four men were killed four fatal ly injured and many others less serious 4y hurt The names of the dead are John Good Joseph Lodigiana U G Everett and Chas Trick ilied of their injur and two others names unknown George Pfaffl is also fatally injured and Michael Morah it is said cannot live The men were caught by tho walls which were blown down by the explosion of acid and were nearly all firemen A Wet Buy for Base Ball CHICAGO April scores made on the base ball grounds yesterday were as fol lows LeagueAt 1 New York innings but game given to Boston 9 to 0 New York refusing to abide by decision of the umpire BrooklynPhila delphia ClevelandChicago and Pittsburg Cincinnati games Brotherhood At 18 Cleveland Ib at 7 Brook lyn 3 New YorkPhiladelphia and Pitts burgChicago games American At St Louis 6 Toledo 5 AthleticSyracuse game postponed LouisvilleColumbus game postponed grounds Western At Kansas City 6 Omaha 1 at St Paul 5 DBS Moines 4 Will Allow the Boys to Walk BERLIN April It has finally been de cided that the goveramentjrill remain neu tral in regard to the labor demonstration on if ay L The police however have been or to take the strictest precautions to protect the men who work on that day from interference and to suppress all iPegal dem onstrations Duty on Alcohol WASSTNGTOS CITY April treas ury department has decided that per gal lon is the highest rate of duty that can be imposed on alcohol BLOWN UP BY DYNAMITE Two Men Killed and One Badly Hurt at Delavui S Wis April explosion of dynamite yesterday afternoon in the cellar of the drug store of H R Doane wrecked the building breaking windows several blocks away and damaging ad join ing buildings The rool ot the drug store was blown high in the air and this was fol lowed by a sheet ot fiame which enveloped the entire building Four men were in the drug store at the time Mel Barnhard and Dr Patrick wero rescued tbe latter badly aurt Doane and an unknown mam per ished in the flames A hard wind prevailed i and only heavy fire walls on either pre I great loot STOOD BY THE LAW The Civil Service Act Debated in the House ITS ENEMIES GIVEN A KNOCKOUT Vigorons Tallc nn Both Sides of the Question Over nn Effort to Strike Out the Appropriation for the Commission Election taw Introduced In the Proposes a Solu tion of the Silver Notes WASHINGTON CITY friends and enemies of civil service reform maile themselves known in ihe home yesterday in the plainest Thre WAS no beat Ing about tho bush and wunt was said was put in plain United States If it was true ps assorted by Grosvanor the other day that fourfifths of tho of both parties were opposed to th3 law 41 rmpon eiits let an excellent opportunity go by to prove their faith by their work for upou the radical proposition made byEIjukto strike out the appropriation far th3 civil service commission in the legislative exoou tive and judicial bill there wero buc 01 yyas wuiij 120 voter nay The debate lonk place in committee oC thj whole ami th first at tack on the appropriating clause marl by Cumming3 of New York mado the point of order that it h i 1 no buiuess in the bill as tho commission wja neither legisla tive judkial nor executive Cnmmiiigs Opens the Figrht Butterworth called Mtention to the fact that the title of the bill Included the words and cr other purposes Cuimuings that the commission was for no purposa tt all It should be namud the great supjrvisory commission of the government and turned loose upon the land Its usurpations were getting mon strous As conducted it had ben a scandal to tho government Instead of confining itself to the simple duties as indicated by law it came before congress in tho bill as a legislative executive or judicial institution The apparent ignorance of some of these commissioners had been larg ly displayed What they lacked in intelligence and expe rience they made up in arrogance and super ciliousness Tho insolence of office was never better 1 Tho first com missioner gava more ungrammatical sen tences in his tatters than wero to be found in English as she is spoke None of tho commissioners know anything about the law except Mr Roosevelt the brilliant and accomplished cowboy and he did nothing Cuminings point was overruled Perkins Opens His ISattery Perkius of Kansas offered pn amendment exempting exsoldiers from tho provisions of the civil servica law and said ho knew tho people were not in sympathy with it More than this ha believed the weakness of the present administration was in standing by that 1 and if Democratic success should como in the next ulection it would ba bo cause the administration in power did not stand by the working Republicans rather than by its professions of civil service re form The amendment was rnJeu out Biggs of California denounced the civil service law contending that an administra tion should have ils friends in ofhre A Chuiiru to Show Their Colors Hotik of Tennessee moved to strike out tho entire civil service ciause and this brought McComns of Maryland to his feet He said that tlrii was if not a humiliating a protly si rious business and especially for the Republic in party which a pablkavi president on a Rpuljlietm plat form Dmjcrats belonged to a party tuat could take both sides of a question amigive a pledge and absolutely break it The Re publican party had never been able to break its pledges without paying tho penalty This was a cowardly attempt to nullify existing law and the party had never been a party of nullification This backdoor way of attacking1 the civil service commis sion by attempting to starve it out was mean and cowardly dishonorable and un worthy a great party which had won a victory on the promise to fulfill its pledges after the Democratic party had failed to keep theirs Nothing XonConimlttnl About Hoiilc Honk denied that it was cowardly to strike out the appropriation If there was nything cowardly about the whole matter it was this attempt to smuggle through an increased appropriation when tho system stood under indictment If a man was go ing to be read out of the Republican party for attacking a siystem which had proved self ineffectual there would not bo a cor porals guard left He denied that the Re publican party had ever conceived the idea of indorsing this fifth wheel of a wagon It bad declared for good civil service reform but it did not want this nonsensical sys tem A Plea for Party Fledges HcKinley of Otdo earnestly opposed the motion to strike out the appropriation His only regret was that the appropriation com mittee did not give to the civil service com mission all the appropriation it asked for the enlargement of the civil service If the Republican party of this country was pledged to one single thing more than an other it was the maintenance of the civil service law It was not only according to the tenets of the Republican party but ac ording to the best sentiments of the Repub lican party throughoutthe United States Now when the Republican party was in control of all the branches of the govern ment it was proposed to virtually repeal this law when for four years during a Democratic administration nobody on the Republican had tbe temarity to rise in ais place and ask for tho nullification of the iaw They thought it good enough for a Democratic administration and he said to ais Republican friends that it was good enough for a Republican administration The Republican party must take no back ward step The merit system vras hers and here to stay Butterworth endorsed every word Mc Kinley had said Nothing smacked of mon archial forms so much as the spoils system Biggs Speech a Feature Tlie speech of Biggs of California was the feature of the day so far as the Democratic side of the question was concerned The house was in a perfect uproar while he mis talk ing all the members having crowded down into tile aisle to get within gound of his voice He claimed that Thomas Jefferson was the father of the spoils system and said lhat Clevelands civil service reform ideas nearly left him without a party Alto together twentyseven members of the house took part iri tie debate fourteen of whom were opposed to the civilservies law and the other thirteen in favor of it Of the former class seven were Republicans and seven while the friends of the AW were eleven Republicans and but two Democrats Republican National Committee WASHINGTON CITY April call was issued today for a meeting of the members if tbe executive committee of the Republi can natiomU committee to be held here on Wednesday Slay 7 next Senator Quay Sfjneral Clarkson General Dudley SI H DeYbung and the other members of tbe ex ecutive committee will be here on that date o talk over party matters and outline plans for future party action were firrt brought from south of Europe CONGRESS WORKS SLOWLY i j A Day Spent in DUcuuioii Principally Important Measures Introduced WASHIXGTOX CITY April Teller in troduced a silver bill in tfcie senate yester day It provides for the free deposit of and silver bulliou in mints or assay ofticesfor which full legal tender certificates shall ba issued at the rate of 25 d grams of gold 1 and silver to tha dollar Cul iom introduced a bill provMiug that the in terstat commerce coiiimUsion may hold sesuous at point in he country or institut3 inquiries by special Bills reported To prevent from the nrmy providing for compulsory of Indian children the pusion I ippropriatiou bill on 1 an oliborate bill for national control of e for congreas met It is an elaborium of the present system au 1 oppja 1 by all the Democratic members of cunuiittje i Tin bill to tranfer tha ravonu M the navy Jepartment was tiktn ua Jinenlmeiits agreed to an 1 th n aside t After a discussion ot thj Ian I forfeiture bill I without action tho snato held an execu I tivtf session and then adjourrel j The spent the whole day nearly dis Jmssins civil service reform on the clause in the legislative bill appropriating for tho 2ivil service commission A number olf amendments wero offrei both by Demo crats and Republicans the objjct of which was to cripple the commission or practically abolijh it Houk proposing to strike out the Appropriation but they were all lither ruled out or defeated and pending xmsideration the house adjourned Proposed Federal Klectinu Latr WASIfivcmxv CITY April 25 The na tional election law introduced in the senato yesterday imposes upon supervisors ap thereunder tli3 duty of attend ing factions before balloting begins and exam ing tho ballot boxes to sjo that they are auipty They are to make returns of regis trations verify n tines thereon make house to house canvasses lists of naturalized citi all when so equiivd Uhen the local inspectors appointed by the su pervisors one from each political shall have canvassed the bal lots they are to make duplicate re turns one to be sent to tbe chief supervisor and the other to tho clerk of the circuit iourt A federal board of canvassers ill provided for consisting of three men not more than two of the same po lilical party in each congressional district where federal supervision has been requested and are to filially canvjss the return and out the certificate of election which will constitute the only lawful credentials oS candidates elected The Duty on Wool Again WASHINGTON CITY April iri Tha Na tional Association of WoolQroweis last night issued statement to the woolgrowers of the XTuitcd States in which they say they have recommended tho fo lowing of duty for thirdclass wool On wool of the value of cents including charges tho duty shall be 33 per cent ad valorem and on wool of the value of over IS in cluding charges 50 per cent ad valorem These rates T slightly lower than those in tho proporol bill upon the inferior grade but are higher upon the better grades which coma directly in competition with our quar ter blood and common wool and wool grovjrs aiv oskd to lisa their best efforts to secure the chang and then the passage of thu McKinly bfli liills Agiunst Convict Liibor WASHINGTON CITY April 25 The house committee on labor has authorized a favor able report on tho bill introcKiced in the house by Stewart of Texas to prevent tbe employment of convict 1 bor upon the con struction and repair of any building houga or structure to tbo United State The bill provides heavy for violat ing the law A favorable rap rt was also ordered on ONeals bill prohibiting the use of tho product of convict labor ou any gov ernment work THE CHICAOO April ii Quotations on the board of trade today ivere as follows No a May opened bD closed 8tiJ4c June opene 1 closed ajfc July opened STKic closed No 2 May opened iic closed l2J4c June opened Llosed July opened closed No May opcueil 24Kc closed June opened closd July opened 24J4c clused May opened closed July opened SUMO closed Hay opened B2TMi ilosed 0 Live The stock yards report the fol lowing range of prices Market opened active and firm with prices higher light grades ronjh packing StOS 5H13 mixed lots heavy packing and shipping lots Livestok Market weak unevenly lower beeves poor to fair Sy255375 medium tochoiuc SMMS49J cows era anil feeder grass Texans 250333 Firm muttons natives cornfed westerns 8o003585 lambs Produce Fancy Elgin per Ib Hae creameries daries finest fresh fresh packing stock Strictly fresh lie per doz Dressed Chickens 9KO10e per Ib turkeys loauc young liens ducks Apples Fair to choice per bbl New York NEW YOBK April 84 No 2 red winter crnjh do May do June do JTJT August 90c No 2 mlied 482 cash do May do Juae do July 40Jic Steady No 2 miied 34c cash do May do June 29Jic and Nomnid Dull and nominal Steady May S858 July j670 Pork Dull mesa for new Live Stock yo trading in beeves dressed beef firm sides 6j7Hc B Sheep and Lambs Sheep dull lambs firm unshorn sheep V 100 fts clipped do 575 unshorn clipped do 600g6I5 Market steady live hogi tbs CREAM superior excellence proven in mllboni of bomes for more than a quarter of century ft is used by the United States Government Kn doned br tbe of tbe great TTnlTetatttei u the Stronjrest and moet Healthful Or Price Cnnn Baking Powder not contalc Ammonia Lime or Alum SaM only RICE BAKIW P New York O POWDKE CO WASHING COMPOUND THC CHEAT INVENTION ton fine WIITMOVT NEW YORK The Success of the Original supports the imitations and theres a crowd of them hanging to Pearl ine It saves work for them as it does for everybody It saves them talk too Its the one cry of the peddler that his imitation is the same as Pearline or as good as Pearline It isnt true but it shows what he thinks of Pearline He knows that Pearline is the very best for its purpose So does everybody who has used it Beware of the basket sure you get Pearline Get it from your send back any imita tion he may send you Pearline is never peddled and is manufactured only by 8 JAMES PVLE New Yotk More Goods Marked and Placed Upon Our Counters All at Wet Goods Prices DEWENTER The Hatter Will Sell Vou Lawn Mower OK ine Stove At a Trifle More than Factory Prices The above cut shows the Circulation of air in our Alaska Refrigerators from which we guarantee a PURE DRY COLD AIR For Sale only by OTTO MEINSHAUSEN EDELWE1S Equal to any Imported Beer Made Delight ful Beautiful Try EdelweisBeer made from the Best Im ported Hops and the Finest Select Hop Malt to be had Warranted Pure and Old i On Draoftt in all Places ToDay U J Five Drives In CANNED GOODS FITZGERALD FOLEY 228 Market St Telephone No 106
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