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   Logansport Pharos (Newspaper) - May 1, 1890, Logansport, Indiana                                LOGANSPOET DAILY PHABOS 16TH YEAH THUKSDAY EVENING MAY 1 1890 NO 3 JOHN BRAYS Corner on un Uufollowing Mii Gloria Silk Henrietta Silk Century Sitk Fast Black Satin EioJders Como Silk Millitta Silk French satin Cotton SfMge Scotch Ggms And all grades Cotton Rain Umbrellas The above are made on Paragon Frame Plain and Fancy Gold Han d Rain and Fancy Silver Han Plain and Fancy Oxodizecl handles BKAWN ON PARADE A Great Demonstration of Labor at Chicago THI1T THOUSAND TOILEBS SERVICE PEN8IOM Aro most favorably known throughout ihn United States for their shape ele gant fit soai as they arn oxcollent wearing are Uio mostocono vnical Call and buy For Salo at WILER WISES Bee Uivr Pry Goods llouae Caffeine Se Will Curo Your Htaciache Q OE1NTS 3 Drue Store REAL ESTATE anli II resiliences on IJruiiilwiiy stile in resiliences on Spear utreet lW snleono Stone and two Frame residences cm Xfijt1 Street For anle two rcsiilinces oa OSIIRO street for sale resllemoH mi 1ratl ami I nippewil B Polsilk iesldtnri a Hlirli street Kor pule brick resilience on llremilway For sale or tnuie resiliences on the NmtU and I srooi far s for dwelling property iiirti s irooil farms for business blocks si stock of Dry lioocls for u jowl stock M Dry oils for town lols aNo i Stoa Orlst Mill with al ilie modem improvements The mill rims diiy anil Ls lu wood locution torn Kood farm Wanted lots nil parts t tho city to sol Korsiili desirable resiliences on Miami aim Chlppcwtistroetrt For sale n desirable risiilonco oil Ninth St To trade a business lilock for n srootl furni For particulars enquire of M M CORDON Pension and Real Agent Itoom No Elliott Lilock Lngniisport Inu Situation us to Not So PuiklngHouse Eriuatioii No Longer the MJurrx anil Operat ors CimiliiK V Jowilerly Talks of tinKIshtHoiii Movement From Many Foiiitx In of Industry May 1Labors holiday was elebrated today by nearly every trade or aimation in the city The parade was a onster affair and it was estimated that o less thiiu SOiXX men were in line The ne significant feuture of the punuUs was uititin u measure indicated the extent the eighthour agitation for nearly all he unions that participated were found rrayed on the side of the men who ghtins for a shorter working day A lonater massmeeting was heldon the ike front after the parade which was ad resscd by Tuley Altgeld Tutbill rid Irendergast Congressman Frank Charles V of the cigarmftk rs union and H Kliver vice presi ent of the curpenters council Workmen Tliii by While the as a lioily are in fa mr of a shorter working day they will ake no united nut ion on the subjectowing o the fact that u large number of their are tied ufi by contracts Tho men loyed in the shops of R T Crane and the men in the Malleable iron vorks on Blue island aveuue have de nuded eight hours an advance of 10 percent in wages It is expected that heir example will be followed by the OICBH at McCormicks Frenchs Cat shops and other extensive establishments Outlook for tliB Carpenters Thecommitteesciiosenby the Carpenters and the XeuBosses association met yesterday afternoon uud agreed upon she third umpire Judge McConnell who with Judges Tuley and Driggs and the committee of six from each organization will set Ho the carpenters strike by arbi tration These fifteen gentlemen will meet at the Grand Pacific clubrooms tomor row morning and it is believed all differ ences will be speedily settled IaclstnsJIoiuio Men Will Strike At a meeting of paukiflgliouse laborers last night the prospective strike at the stock yards was practically declared off This action is said to be iti accordance jyjth the wish of the American Federation ot Labor which wants to settle the car penters light before another is inaugurat ed The decision seemed to meet with satisfaction on the part of a majority of this workmen The failure of this move ment practically puts an end to the gen eral movement and greatly reduces the chances of impending trouble TIio Minors Conference There is LI prospect tbab the differences between the mine operators and operatives of Illinois will be adjusted and strikes during this year averted Yesterday a joint committee was appointed by the miners and operators conference headed by A U Sweet of the operators and T 3 Armstrong ol Braceville pf the miners This committee was in session all day and it is understood lias agreed on a plan based upon the profitsharing system A sliding scale oJ prices to be paid the miners with liflterentiftls according to location and after these prices a certain percentage of he profits in the sale of the coal All hls bpwevcr is contingent upon the abil ity of the miners to secure the coopera tion of their in the southern coal fields An IiiJiiiirHon Agulnit Stilkur4 Edward Baggot a weiukuown gnsfitter secured an injunction yesterday against strikers for besieging his shop and intimi dating and enticing away his workmen He also prays for a decree compelling the gasfitters union to reveal the names of its members so that he can proceed against them byname Nine strikers were ar reeted for intimidating workmen on a building on the west side but the justice discharged them BoOi Sides Ciaim tlie Victory PITTSBCRB Pa May supreme council of the Federated Order of Railway Employes held a final meeting yesterday and decided to accept the propositions ol the different railroad companies center ing in this city ruade to their yard em ployes which is twentyfour cents an hour VATIV TtnWT TW TTIT HnTTQP for day conductors and twentyfive for Q 10K tfOBK DONE IN 1HE HOUSE night and eighteen cents an hour for day brakerueu and nineteen cents for uight brake men This is quite an advance over former wages for this locality Both sides look on the settlement as a victory The Tariff first Silrfr Next WASHDCGTOX Cmr May caucus silver bill which was on the programme of the house this week will not be brought Eight Dollars a Month to Every up until the tariff bill has been disposed Veteran lf llli3 postponement is caused by th failure of the caucus of Republican sena tors to agree to the bill adopted by the Re publicans of the house It was deemed best ill consequence of this to let the bill Hritkemsm Ask for More AITOOXA Pa May brakesmen of the Altoona division of the Pennsylvania railway have asked for an increase from 8105 to S310 for day employes and for a night of twelve hours and it is prob able that these demands will be granted Similar demands will bcmado by the cou and firemen of the same division They will ask for the same ratio of raise Beginning with today all the large shops will work only nine hours a day iiisteatlof ten as heretofore The Boston Carpenters BOSTON May three carpenters unions of Boston held a mass meeting last night for final action on the strike ques tion and the committee on arbitration having reported the failure of all their ef forts it was unanimously voted that all men employed by firms which have con ceded eight hours go to work as usual but that all those employed by the Master Bui Ulers association should stay out Followed tlie West Superior Example LHLrTll Minn May the coal dock laborers here went out on a strike yesterday They were induced to go out by agitators from West Superior where the clock laborers struck two days ago They have been getting 40 cents an houi and demand 50 cents The companies re fuse to meet the advance and claim to have double the applications for work that there are situations A lloyrotl oil Invention BOSTON May Colliers Protec tive Union was distributing upon the streets yesterday an appeal for a boycott upon coal hoisted by machinery The cir cular says thatthe use of the machinery will throw 1500 colliers out of employ ment besides large numbers of coopers blacksmiths wrights ropemakers and wheel A Measure that Grosvenor Says Involves S159O0OOOO a Year Put llntterfirtds Wrath Breaks On n BullotBox of Labor Beuumoiit Criticises the House Finan to Silver Legisla Items WASHINGTON CITY May offered a resolution in the house yesterday providing for the immediate consideration of the service pension bill and the previ ous question at 4 oclock Carlisle pro tested against the adoption of resolutions of tills character which took away from the committee of the whole Hie right to consider money bills and folded the house to a vote upon them after Sj brief debate Xhe Oklahoma bill had been taken out of the committee ol the whole with the pre vious question ordered upon it The same had been true of the greatcourt bill If this was not a confession that the new code of house rules had failed to facilitate the business of the house he did not un derstand its meaning Applause on the Democratic side McKinley Wants Results Sit Speeclics McKinley argued that tlie resolution was justified under the present code of rules and by the precedents set by the house over which the gentleman from Kentucky Carlisle presided The Repub licans wanted to do Mie business of the country What the conntry wanted was results and not speeches Applause on the Republican side Tlie resolution was adopted and a parti san debate immediately began and con tinned for some time the members mak ing short speeches for or against the pro posed bill One Republican however was not satisfied with the for he said that under it Ihe pension ex penditure would be increased to 130000 000 annually or 4i per cent of the gross income of the government Substance of the Hill A motion to recommit with instructions to report a per diem pension bill was de WeniaiialiiR a NineHour Hay SALEM Mass May carpenters union have notified the bosses that on and after May 1 nine hours shall constitute a days work Over half the bosses are working nine hours already and it is ex pected that the rest will grant the request without the necessity for a strike Refused to Hundlo the Freight BOSTON May longshoremen on Grand Junction wharf have refused to handle a quantity of bacon from the pack ing house of John P Squire Co for shipment to Antwerp by the steumer De Ruyter on the plea that it was prepared by nonunion labor Enthusiastic for tt Strike PHILADELPHIA May a large and enthusiastic meeting of union carpenters last night the deternimntion to strike un less the advance in wages from 30 to 35 cents an hour is granted was reaffirmed Ketnseil the Mens Demands DETROIT May Builders ex change have refused the demands of the carpenters for an eighthour day and 30 cents an hour About 2000 carpenters will strike FROM FOREIGN PARTS POWDERLY ON EIGHT HOURS BREAKFAST DISH ROHRFORIT SO C WESTS IJEttE JMD BRAIN TREATMENT With eiiborJar for send purciasei to nfuml Koney It the treatment ralUi u ourr sold only by JB sole agent Loganspor DUSTERS ARE THE BEST 100 styles prlees to suits rxxsdtsc Sold tr Thfl Master Workman Diffident first but Piimlly Talks Frcoly SCRVSTOX Pa May Master Workman Powderly of the Knights of La bor was seen at his home yesterday by a reporter of the United Press The master workman had just returned from Buffalo where he hud goue to aid in adjusting la lxr differences He was asked his views concerning the labor demonstrations in New York and elsewhere today and at first stated that he had nothing to say and that such information should come from Mr Gompeis president of the Federation of Labor under whose auspices the demon strations would beheld Concluded ti Say u Few Words Warming up to the subject later he said that his position on this question was too well known to ueed explanation He had always favored an eighthour law The Knights of Labor had also endorsed it adopting a preamble favoring it at the general assembly in 1S78 As he under stood it todays demonstration sthrotigh out the country were to convince the pub lic that the labor element was really in favorof shorter hours for the toilers All Working for the Short Day This movement to secure an eighthour law is a universal one said Powderly and we are all working steadily for it Within the last few years about thirty in dustries employing labor have adopted it I and still others have adopted the nine hour system In some instances workmen received but eighthours compensation and in others thoy got tenhours pay for eighthours work Other industries pay their workmen tenhours compensation for ninehours work A Reduction of Hours by plan which I recommended to the general assembly was to reduce the hours of labor one half hour each year till an eighthour system could be obtained with ten hours pay This has been adopted by the Union Pacific railroad company and in three years their men will be working eight hours daily I believe that the Amer ican Federation of Labor is concentrating its efforts in favor of the carpenters just now and if they succeed it will be a great gain to labor generally The carpenters are the largest class of mechanics which have a mebership in the federation One Rengoii for the Reform You will see concluded Powderly that this eighthour law is a most right eous one when you remember that a man can perform between the hours of 8 and 13 in the morning more labor with the im plements of the present than two men tonld perform in two days of tan hours each witu tho implements used forty years ngo The genius of the mechanic provided this labor saving machinery and it is but right that he should share its benefits However the solution of the whole prob lem will come when the laborer shares the profits of his toil As he will be then work Anarchistic Caprices at Paris PARIS May the Faubourg St James last niglit the police arrested three Italians who have been prominent in re cent Anarchist movements Vyhen the police approached tbeni the Anarchists drew knives whereupon the police drew their swords A scuffle ensued but the Anarchists were overpowered and locked up One of the Anarchists arrested Tues day had in his possession a manifesto showing that he and liis friends intended to devote themselves to sacking banks and shops in the riot which they had planned for May Day Germans Leaving Riutslu by Request LONDON May result of the re vival of tlie nobles in southern Russia has been the voluntary emigration from that region to America of upwards of 10000 families of German birtu or German ex traction within the last two years Many of these emigrants have been officially aided to leave the country so strong is the national desire to rid the country of Ger mans Will Listen to the WorVingmcn PARIS May Floquet president of the chamber of deputies has instructed the questor of the chamber to receive dep utations of workmen who come to present their grievances when such deputations are composed of not more than flve per sons No deputation from a street assem bly however will be received to yea vote being prin cipally Democratic The bill as passed au thorizes the secretary of the interior to place on the pension roll the name of any officer or enlisted man of 50 years of age or over or who shall hereafter reach thatage who served ninety days or more in the army navy or marine corps of the United States during the war of the rebellion anil sliull have received an honorable discharge therefrom and at the rate of S3 per mouth All pelsons who served ninety days or more in the military or naval service of the United States during the late war mid who have been honorably discharged there from and who are now or luiy hereafter be suffering from mental or physical dis ability equivalent to the grade now estab lished in the pension office for the rating of per month shall be placed upon the list of invalid pensioners of the United States at the rate of 8 per month It also provides fur pension to the widow of any soldier when she shall ar rive at the age of K yeari or when slie shall be without other means of support than her daily labor THE BUSINESS IN CONGRESS Two Bills Passed by tlie Home Work In tin Senate WASHINGTON CITY May amend ment to the iatmstate commerce hill was reported to the senate yesterday providing that the interstate commerce commission may hold sessions elsewhere than in this city whenever it is convenient nnd that the commission mar orosecute inquiries in any portion of the country through one com missioner or by special agents Dolph re ported a concurrent resolution requesting the president to negotiate with England and Mexico with the view of preventing the entry of Chinese into this country from either Canada or Mexico The customs ad ministration bill was resumed but laid aside without action and the necessary correction iu the Oklahoma bill was made After a brief executive session the senate adjourned The house went right to work on the bill to classify worsteds as woolens and it was to Democrats not voting and the speaker counting a quo rum It is said that the Democrats did not vote in order to permit citizens op posed to the measure to plead no quorum when they test the law in the courts The service pension bill was then taken upand the Morrill bill passed as a substitute for the senate bill the age limitation being re ducedtoBO to 71 The house then adjourned rest until the senate caucus has reached some agreement Tlie President Will llo There WASHINGTON CITY May various soldier organizations in this city that make so much of Decoration Day are greatly dis appointed that the president will be ab sent this year both from the Soldiers home and Arlington The monument to Presi dent Garfield at Cleveland willbe dedi cated on Vay 30 and the president has agreed to be present IVrtoiiimnce of the Baltimore CrrvMay report ol th board of inspection on theUuitedStates steamship Baltimore Rear Admiral Kim berly chairman which has been received at the navy department states that the Baltimore vith natural draught made sixteen knots at sea and eight knots with one boiler and one propeller with one pro peller dragging Itlalr as an Humorist WASHINGTON CITY May Blair is getting to be quite a humorist During the debate yesterday on the customs ad ministrative bill Allison requested Vest to give him au opinion on a certain point Looking up from his desk Blair said in n voice that distinctly audible through out the chamber Dont you do it without a fee The Ball Players Kucuril CHICAUO May are yester days scores of tlie base ball aggregations League At York U Philadelphia 3 at 4 Cleveland 0 at 1 Chicago r at T Brook lyn S Brotherhood At Philadelphia over 17000 at Brooklyn Xew York 5 Brooklyn 10 at Cleveland Ihioigo Cleveland C at PitttbuiH HiilTnlu 5 Pittsburg 11 AmevHiiii At 0 Rochester T ut SyracuseStars 10 Ath letic 0 M 1 St 1 ouis T Western At 5 St Paul S At 5 Sious City 0 At 10 Des Moines i More Goods Marked and Placed Upon Our Gounters1 All at Wet Goods Prices DEWENTER The Hatter NOW IS THE TIME TO GET A SPRING SUIT MADE TO ORDER Hilly MovoiKnocks Oiil Hopper AIKXANUKI Va May A prize fight vith small giuvts took place here lost light in lamiiius Opera house between Billy Meyer of Scraiitor Ills and Jack Hopper New York the winner to get 75 per cent of the receipts Six short rouncln were fought At the end of the sixth round Meyer isnvv Hopper a terrible blow under the chin mid floorer him He failed to come to time uud the light was awarded to Meyer About 100 sporting men were present A Woman to Atoms BHADTORD Pa May special to the Era from Butler fa siiys Mrs Anne D Edwards igil IX years was blown to atoms by the ixplosion of a nitroglycer iuecan here last evening It seems the woman found the can in a brush pile and not knowing the dangerous compound it contained took it home and attempted to convert the can Into something useful for the household when the explosion occurred with the fatal result Lay on MacDuff Says Pulitzer JfEW YOUK May World says editorially in regard to Judge Hiltons in dictment against the paper for alleged libel The World repeats the charge that Hilton preyed upon Stewart and rcibbed Mrs Stewart and it invites him to test the truth of the charges a the courts1 THE MARKETS HARRY G TUCKER EDELWE1S Equal to any Imported Beer Made Delight ful BeautifuJ Try MGANSPORT BREWING CDS Edelweis Beer made from the Best Im ported Hops and the Finest Select Hop Malt to be had Warranted Pure and Old On Draught in all Places ToDay rHIlAHKlPHIA Fight with Workmen at TUe Hsigiie THE HAGUE May meeting of 4000 workiugmeu was held here last night to asitate in favor of an eighthour day As tKe meeting was dispersing the crowd came into collision with the police and in the fight which ensued several persons ivere severely hurt by blows from the offi cers batons Farm Laborers Co into the Strike LOSDOK May farm laborers ip east Prussia and Prussian Galicia hare ceased work and joined the genejral labor agitation To this step they were incited bj the Socialists The Alarm Subsiding VIESWA May feeling of alarm which has prevailed here during the last two days issubsiding The labor journals are unanimous in appealing to the work ingmeu to preserve order Most of tlie Kioters Women VrESrNA May Anarchists and rioters have ifaeen arrested at Frank stadt Moravia Most of them are women Louise Michel Arrested Piias May Michel was ar rested at Lyons yesterday Three other Anarchists were arnsted with her The Weather We Mar Expect WASHISOTOS Crrr May following are the weather indications for thirtysix hours frcm S p m yesterdays For weatbisr clearing in southeast portion colder northerly winds For Indiana and Fair weather except light local rails in Illfc nois cooler northwesterly winds For gan and cooler weather northerly winds Tired of the Western Union CHICAGO May special committe of the hoard of trade has reported recom mending tie immdiate construction of a telegraph line to New York for board pur HIOAOO April SO Quotations on the board of trade today were us follows 2 Mar opened fie closed We Jane anene1 88e closed tic July opened SOXc closed Corn No 2 May opened 3He closed June opened 32c closed Xijfc July opened go closed iS54c 2 May opened Jo closed i4Hc Tune opened closed Jc July opened closed Pork opened S130D closed S1310 June pened closed 81330 July opened S1322M closed S1333 LnidMay opened closed S8S7J4 Live stockThe stock yards report the fol lowing range of prices opened slow and weak prices unchanged light grades M rpugh packing miied lots heavy rucking and shipping lots Steady beeves cows S150O330 stockers and feeders 390 muttons camfed westerns lambs 700 Produce Elgin per bfine creameries darieu finest freah 143il7e fresh packing stock Strictly fresh lie per doz Dressed Chickens per Ib turkeys JOQ13c votmg hens 15S154c duoks 12gUo Apples Fair to choice 33cOa450 per bbl New York NEW YORK April red i 9o cash do May WHq do June do July 2 mixed 40ic cash do May 3096c do June 39Uc OatsQuiet No 2 mixed cash doMay 31c do June SOc mess 11400 egll25 for new Juno Live stock firm steers J4702i2i 100 ffis bulls and dry cows J25Q Sheep and steady un shoru sheep 103 fts clipped do unshorn yearlings S7252850 clipped do J 600675 spring lambs 10 00 steady live hogs 490 V 100 tts VVDl Sell You a Lawn Mower Refrigerator OK A Gasoline Stove At a Trifle More than Factory Prices The above cut shows the Circulation of air in our Alaska Refrigerators froro which we guarantee a PURE DRY COLD AIR For Sale only by OTTO a PURE MEINSHAUSEN ipg for himself he cfttt labor eight hours HmDMrin or ten as he nutv I GAVE HIM THE LIE DIRECT Butterworth Declares That a BallotBox Witness Is lying TVASniNQTOS CITY May special committee of the house charged with the investigation of the Ohio ballotbox for gery met yesterday morning and examinee Lewis A Bode Cincinnati who was called at the request of exGovernor For aker He swore that in the fall of 1887 he lad seen Representative Bntterworth in Tom Campbells private office at Ciucin uati and that there was one of the cele brated ballotboxes on a table in the room He said that Bntterworth and Campbel evidently wanted to be alone While Bode ivas giving his testimony Butterworth en tered the committeeroom and said to wit ness Im the man youre after Youre the man I saw at Tom Campbells office but not the man Im after was the reply Youre lying from beginningto end said Butterworth Butterworth on the Stand Butterworth took the stand and said There isnt a word of truth in the state ment that I was there In fact Tom Campbell and I havent been or speaking terms for five or six years I heirer was in the office never saw the ballotbox there This individual I mean never saw me there and never thought he saw me there The committee then went into executive session and decided not to hear any more testimony Clarkson to Retire WASHINGTONCrrr May is now definitely announced Col Clarkson will cease to be first assistant postmaster general on June 1 Gossip as to Uje name of his successor has already begun but i there is the best authority for saying that neither the president nor Postmaster Gen eral TVanamaker has reached a decision A KnlgUt of Labor Criticism WASHINGTONCrrr May Beau mont chairman of the Knights of Labor national legislative committee hug ad dressed a to Congressman McKSa ley chairman rf the house silver caucus oommittee iu which lie criticises the publieans of the house for supporting s silver bill which confers legal tender pow ers on the proposed bulUon silver certU Vowder doe not cates for the purpose for which the nation Ammonia Limp or Alum Sold cnlr al banks desire U use them while refus1 m PB1CIBAKISG inc tJie fkraen men I Tortt CUOMOmat CASTOR IA for and Children OMMriA OoMe OoMMfMieB I gentian 111 80 Oitort Brooklyn NY WKiout tajafew CKiTim COUPJUJT T Murray Street K n PRICES CREAM Trade Mark Electric Liquid Exterminator B need by the United States Government Kit doned bjthe of the great UnlvermtttM the Strongest Purest Healthful The best and onlr reliable destroyer of all of Beached and fo matter bow large or small they maybe or whereever they dwell they can MOOaOf eradicated with a few drops It is not poisonous instantly not coil or ctain tbe iMBt fabrics is a good disinfectant and gives a pleasant odor Any child can it D1EECTIOXS FOB USE For Beds and a few drops into the where buys freqowxt u Ik result will be instant death For Closets or on the clothes it will not tojate them and wlH pit KM moths in tbe clotbinjr For Flowers and with water and sprinkle and you willsave yocr plants Tor Animals of all on the body and rob well with tbe hands It will BOt color the hair or f eatcers and will prevent them from falling out For by all nrnggtutm rrtee Ccata BvlUe Manufactured by ELECTRO CHEMICAL COMPANY CHICAGO NIGK Merchant Tailor Has Just Received his Spring Suits 92O Pants The Cheapest and Best Class Work Guaranteed Cor 4th and Hroadwayup   

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