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   Atlantic Weekly Telegraph (Newspaper) - April 19, 1893, Atlantic, Iowa                                E APRIL VOLUME NUMBER Infected Immigrants Get Far as as THEY ABE NOW Prompt Action By Winnipeg The Party Traveled the Length of Can Dead and Several Othen Erom April man who ar rived here from Winnipeg states that Asiatic cholera has found its way to Last Thursday there ar rived there on the Canadian Pacific rail way immigrants from many of them from Southern They came to Montreal on the steamer Van and were it is for the United They came from cholera infected and were not allowed to come into the United They were shipped by the Canadian Pacific to Winnipeg iu the expectation of going from that point into North Da kota and elsewhere in the American Cholera broke out among these immigrants at or on the way to Fort a station on the Canadian Pacific on Lake A man died of the disease on one of the This car was quarantined at Port and the rest of the immigrant train sent on to Winnipeg in different On the way to Winnipeg a child died of the disease on one of the cars and three other passengers fell On arriving at the state of affairs becoming the authorities became They also learned that the passengers on the infected cars been allowed to mingle with the rail road employes and other citizens of Winnipeg at the All the passen gers of the three cars were promptly These immigrants were destined for the United States and with out the prompt intervention of the Win nipeg authorities in quarantining the in fected cars and immigrants they would probably have crossed the border at where their is no health BfcOUNT TO RESTORE Hawaiian Blake Sensational Assertions Touching KANSAS April Times prints a special dispatch from their cor respondent in via San under date of April in which he says The royalists profess to be in possession of facts relative to the future actions of in which the in the name of the United States will restore the deposed queen to the Hawaiian The in the same spirit of are now asserting that Queen Liliuokalanl will be restored to her throne within two Not Outdone by Her Erring April double elopement occurred at a boarding house on Perry street a few days John Saxton and John Hood have gone off with the wives of other John Wayne was deserted by her hus band a few days and to even mat ters she has eloped with John She also induced Lena the wife of another to go away with John Both men boarded at the house where the two women Saxton claims to be the son of a New York The flirtation that ended iu the elopement had been going on for several John the miss ing has a national reputation as a steeple and smokestack Fatal April the Ann Arbor collision near and Isaac both of were Frank Thompson of had a thigh broken and was otherwise His condi tion is Crouthers of and James Pickering of Fare were seriously Several other laborers were more or less bruised and The work train had been picking up some wrecked cars and was backing up when the passenger train struck Carter April Carter Harrison was inaugurated for the fifth time in the council a crowd of limited only to the halls dimen being present to witness the cere The chamber was handsomely decorated with floral offerings of preten tious gifts from the admirers of the new officers of the city The capacity of the chamber being but a few many persons were turned away from the Kansas Prairies by April continue to come in of disastrous prairie fires in the western part of the and unless there is a soaking rain it will be a bar ren The most destructive fire occurred in Hodgman county Many houses and barns were burned up and large numbers of horses and cattle were lost by the It is impos sible to estimate the Logan county has also suffered great losses by prairie fires this Took Matter Under April Morton has received the report of As sistant Attorney GeuerfA who conducted the investigation into the charges of illegal and fraudulent dis posal of public property in the weather The secretary read the and announced that after going through the immense amount of testimony iu the he would take the matter under DEMAND THEIR Belgian Worklngmen Wiint a Voice In the April Meetings in favor of suffrage are being held throughout the country and grea excitement prevails at all of them Everywhere speakers declare that the time has come for the downtrodden workingman to assert his right to voice in the government of the countrj and impassioned appeals are made to those who live by toil to leave their work and to join the great demonstra tion now in The governor of the province oi Brabant has instructed all mayors of cities and towns within his admin istrative district that they must prohibil all public demonstrations for universal The government has issued a decree calling out all the militia for the defense of the This means the mobilization of troops against the In the fight between the workingmen and civic guard in the streets of Mons 14 soldiers were three They were removed to the hospital where their antimorteni statements were Dispatches from Antwerp that the situation in that city has grown more threatening The strikers gathered repeatedly in large crowds throughout the northern dis A squadron of police riding with drawn swords against the workmen were overwhelmed with showers of stones and The police retired In con fusim While the reserves were being sum the strikers threw up barricades in the side Women and chil dren hastened from the houses with fire When another squadron of po supported by a detachment of the civic half an hour to drive back the they were met with volleys from therevolvers and rifles of the men behind the Many of the soldiers were wounded and were removed to the More militia were and after two carried the The strikers retreated Crowds are still gathering in the northern and more fighting is ZAN1H AGAIN Awful Ravages of Earthquakes on the April island of one of the principal Ionian isl was visited by a destructive earth resulting in great loss of life and The greater part of the city of Zante was The streets are filled with wrecked The bodies of 20 killed by falling have been It is feared many more are dead in the The num ber of injured amounts into the hun The greater portion of the in habitants fled to the plains back of the The search for bodies is slow on account of the A large number of buildings were thrown ainong them Dionysius church and the government The whole island was Many villages were destroyed and the loss of life is very The full extent of the calamity cannot be estimated at Since morning two more heavy shocks have shaken the whole island of The people are fleeing from all the towns to find safety on the plains and All are Thousands are without and few have sufficient The British minister resident has tele graphed to the British foreign office a request for warships to be sent at once to Zante with men and building ma that temporary sheds may be erected for the shelterless at once on the plains and Ijeesns Answer April Gen eral Leese has added to the already voluminous impeachment record in the supreme court by filing his answer to the articles against him by the legisla tive As he en ters a general denial to all the specifica and especially to the charge that he got for writing an opinion for Mosher favorable to the prison ExAuditor Benton also entered a It is similar to that of exTreasurer filed several days claiming the lack of jurisdiction on the part of the supreme on the ground that it is unconstitutional to bring impeachment proceedings against an Egan Making April trouble between Minister Egan and the Chilean over the action of Egan in giving shelter and protection to two Chilean has not been Secretary Gresham refused to say what action he had taken in the He stated that he expected additional in formation from Santiago by but up to a late hourno such message had been Haybriek Attempts April report has been circulated and generally credited in Woking that Florence Maybrick tried to kill herself in the Woking prison on She is said to have stab bed herself severely in the throat and chest with a table which was taken from her barely in time to save her from inflicting mortal wounds Complain of Unfair April smaller credi tors of the defunct Capital National bank will hold a meeting to protest against the action of Receiver Macfar land they believe is manipulating the affairs of the bank to their disad Sluvin and Hall April Slavih and Hall have signed articles to box 20 rounds for a purae of at the Na tional Sporting club in Union Pacific Shopmen Quit THE CAUSE OF THE Disagreement Over Matters Pertaining to the Control of the at Denver Will Await Further Instruc tions From Other April hundred ma chinists and helpers at the Union Pa1 cine shops and 50 at North struck under orders from the Federation of Machinery upon the company refusing to sign an to make more binding the plan of a schedule day of nine The employes claim that the company has acted in bad faith concerning the fulfillment of an agreement entered into to allow the force of men employed to reduce itself when the time was below the standard of nine hours a It is claimed that the instead o allowing the force of men employed to reduce itself naturally has kept up the full quota of men and in some Omaha has increased the The company not only increased the force but reduced the standard of time of nine hours to eight hours for a work ing day January 15 of this The strike naugnrated affects about men on the system and only interests the workers of iron or those men who are working eight as they allege they were promised on The towns to be most affected by the strike in addition to are Salt Lara La Grande and Did Not Go Out at April men in the Union Pacific shops in this city did not go but it io probable they will fol low the example of the men at other It seems to be a fight between the unions and the Knights of Labor and the Knights have won in the preliminary Several tele grams have been sent to Omaha by the union who are only waiting the word to go but up to a late hour no reply had been Should the strike go into there are about 15 trades unions who will walk out of the Denver while about 200 of the men who belong to the Knights of Labor would probably remain at their The Knights of Labor were notified by their executive board that the strike ordered by the unions was in support of a demand for an agreement with the company covering only boilermakers and and which is in direct opposition to the spirit of the agreement entered into by the company with the Knights and they would be expected to oppose A meeting will be which promises to be long and At a meeting of the Union Pacific shopmen held here it was decided to send a committee to Omaha to see if some arrangements could not be made to avoid a strike Until this commit tee is heard from it is probable no strike will occur in this COAL COMBINE OPPRESSED DEALERS Sensational Statements Made Regarding the Rig Truit In April testimony in the case of the Millwood company bore directly on the workings of the coal and was of the most sen sational The Millwood com pany of was forced to make an assignment Thursday on charge of fraud filed by the Northwest ern Fuel reported to be the wholesale firm which practically fixed the price of fuel tn The new company attempted to show by affidavits that the Millwood company in made the following state ment of its financial standing But when the books were examined the affairs were as follows Assets not and liabilities Milo The Situation at April boilermakers and machinists employed in the Union Pacific shops at this point It was expected that the blacksmiths would also go but so far they have not done The strik ing men held a meeting at which the situation was Many of the striking mechanics are dissatisfied with the order received which compels them to quit and at the meeting this element gave expression to viewd an tagonistic to the course that has been The blacksmiths and wood workers refused to become a party to the arbitrary action of the men who have There is no little excite ment about town over the strike and people of this city universally regret the nasty action of tae Quit WorU at KANSAS April hundred and forty machinists and boilermakera in the Union Pacific shops at in Kansas Just before noon the foremen were notified to order their men not to return to work at I The order came by wire from The strikers went to the office of the Division Master Mechanic Koberts to see what he was going to do about Roberts could no nothing for he gets ais orders from Omaha Many of he strikers went to their while some lingered about the They I were all peaceful and made no effort to interfere with any They say they are acting under orders from their execu tive board at wood took the stand and tes tified he received information about a year ago that the four wholesale com panies in this city had agreed to drive all retailers out of business as far as possible and deal direct with the con It was evident to him that this suit of the Northwestern against him was but a part of that It has been common belief for some time that the retail dealers have been op pressed by the and Phil lips testimony is corroborative of this sensational state of THE BLAKE HAS The Fastest and Beat of Modern English War Vessels In Hampton FORT April English are The first day of the with the other finds 21 ships in the 13 Ameri five two two with one each from Holland and The last vessels were the the fastest and bast of the mod ern craft that the British have added to their in the the the the formidable Australia and the tiny IAs soon as the Blake came to anchor the uniformed representatives of the several commanding officers of the va rious fleets boarded The cere monies of welcome the officers of the Blake had their hands full of re ceiving the corps of correspondents and other The other arrivals to fleet were the Van a Holland and the a small French Creditors Will Not Lose April The assign mentof the Merchants Savings Bank and Trust company shows the liabilities to be including of de The assets are placed at They consist of demand loans and life insurance including a policy for on the life of John the defaulting Cashier who hasbeen suffer ing with congestion of the His shortage will reach but as his life was insured for and the policies were turned over to the depositors will be paid in At Salt SALT April 50 men employed in the shops of the Union Pacific railroad quit work in obedience o orders received from the Boilermakers and Blacksmiths union at Out at April loyes in the Onion Pacific shops here the number of 200 walked The 60 blacksmiths remained at Fire at April block of four story brick buildings on Race extending from the Hotel Emery to the Commercial Gazette office was damaged by fire and The blaze originated on the fourth floor of the Home Steam laundry at 174 Race but was soon The building was thor oughly drenched by the fire One hundred 170 and 172 were also soaked with entailing a heavy loss to the The loss will probaly exceed Insurance not May Have April looks as if a temporary peace was about to be es tablished in the Choctaw Locke is at Antlers under the protection of the United States and is willing for his men to go Captain Guth of the United States believes that the milita are on the point of dis persine and that Lockes men will do He so telegraphed the author ities at The Result of Indorsing April the wholesale coal merchant of this and Warner of this city ire involved They indorsed or each other and the notes have been ping to The Bank of Monroe iled two mortgages of icld against the property of Yates Warner as collateral Life of Denvers Mayor In April Van Horn mind a threatening letter in his ling him his life was in danger and to ook The political excitement has run so high since the recent election that the mayor thought best to put the matter in the hands of the and an attempt will be made to run down the author of the EVERY DAY NOW Until we and the first three days we occupy our new store room will be Special Sale Days Come and Enjoy the Sparkling Pretty Styles Killed by a Holler April two miles above Calders grindstone factory boiler blew kill Ing two Hans Spiker and Charles and seriously injuring William Tilton and James The buildings were completely Showalter April second fame of the LaskerShowalter match was won the after four hours Iiasker resigning in the 36th ihowalter opened with a kings Che match now stands Won lost 1 drawn The German April German minister has informed the navy depart j uient that the German cruisers Kaiserin I and Seeadler arrived at Halifax on the I 15th and would probably reach Hampton Roads by the 8th i Killed Over April Kizer was Dan Kelly fatally wounded nud Bob a brother to seri uusly wounded over a game of cards In Dress new New new The Dress Goods and Silks are simply tones and styles are alike charmingly While this sale lasts we are simply sharing A straight 6 PER CENT CUT on all pur chases is the order of the After a long disappointment in not receiving our they have at last put in an appearance and we can now show the Remember a straight cut of 6 per cent onevery The Dictates of Fash ion Must Be A Jacket or Cape is We have just opened an entire new the result of our recent visit to the and can please 6 PER CENT OFF will make a garment cc me within the reach of This Discount only for LEVI Williams Polished Off in Short ANOTHER AUSTRALIAN DONE Van Heust Won the Preliminary The Principal Event Decided In Five Minutes and Thirtyfive Is Declared the CONEY April large and enthusiastic crowd of people took advantage of the fine weather and visited Coney Island to see the two fights scheduled to take place be fore the Coney Island Athletic The first event of the evening was a bout of 10 rounds between Johnuy Van Heest of and Denny Russell of for a Russell was although he looked to be 15 pounds the Ha knocked Van Heest down but was himself so badly used up that the referee interfered in the third round and jave the fight to Van The catd for the evening was the fight tor the welterweight championship of the world and a purse of The contestants ware Billy Smith of Boston and Tom Williams of Williams was knocked down several ames before he received the knockout alow in the second Each time came up but showed great signs of was quite unsteady on his even when he planted the finishing blow with bis right on the point of Williams The 2 minutes 35 The crowd arose and shouted like a pack of It was evident from the nature of the sports as they filed out that they had put their money where they put their Both men were badly used Failure CaiiHnd by April the failure of the Irwin Manufacturing company a few days ago facts aa to criminal irregularities in the firm have been coming until they have ad TELEGRAPHIC The waiters in the Waldorf New have struck for better The Iowa Medical society has decided to hold its annual meeting in Burlington May and The 6yearold son of Aaron Michaelson of Red from home and was found drowned in the Calumet While David Ritliff of Prairie du was trying to burn some rub bish her clothes caught fire and she was fatally Salaries of the baggage baggage and ferry engi neers of the Pennsylvania railroad have been raised without their asking for Sheriff Nowlan of Vermilllon county captured Hitchen after a search for two He is wanted for forgery and obtaining money under false The body of one of the men lost from the schooner Spalding last fall came to the surface at Enemys salt East The mans name is not The conference of Latter Day Saints at was It was de cided to hold the next conference at the same place April All the general were At a at which Governor Peck was the Squadron association agreed to nt the riding school in the armory as a drill hall for the use of the infantry the latter agreeing to relinquish all claim to their old drill which is to be rented to the Milwaukee Athletic Did Not Want a Runaway FORT April wife of a wealthy farmer of Plymouth fled from her home in company with a Chap who was also Har ris stopped at Lemars lone enough to file a suit for then went to where Chapman had purchased a He had induced his wife to sign a deed selling the Plymouth county Harris followed and found his wife and Chapman living to gether as man and He renounced her and returning home applied for a Ideas of Road FORT April su pervisors of Koasuth county have de cided that hereafter they will do no road work until provisions have been made for getting rid of the surface i I guuUAUg IU BUriMUB mitted that they have again been made A public meeting was also held hn i f the victims of The failure was for with assets about half that Pearce one of the supposed indorsers of the has in spected the bank paper bearing what is purported to be his signature and has announced it a How much there is can not now be definitely the head of the firm is missing Mexican Railroad Nearly CITY OF April con tractors of the Tehauntepeo rajlroad have reported to the government that all but 20 kilometers of that line have been The incomplete stretch of road is that between Jultepec and Of the 14 kilometers from Jultepec to Lapuerta is the only portion likely to give any The nature of the ground on the remaining J a kilometers is such that they can be completed whatever the small matter with the rainy season close at It is now thought that the road will be completed by June Plea of Insanity For Forger April attorneys of Forger Button have prepared grounds for defense on an insanity It will be offered in proof that his grand father was of weak mind and that an aunt on the mothers side died iu some thing like at Algona last which was par ticipated in by representatives of both town and It resolved for drain widetired a cash tax of 3 mills to be expended by the and for the letting of road work bv It also resolved against hedges along the Stole for Ul8 Wifes Sioux April a politician of considered a welltodo business has and an inves tigation shows that he embezzled about intrusted to him by people for whom he acted as agent in paying About 100 individuals are and firms for whom he acted as collect ion agent are also The Avery Planter company loses about Christy left a letter saying that the cause of his shortage was the expense of providing for his invalid Murdered Pollcemena April funeral of the murdered policemen was the larg est ever seen in the Services were conducted at the Third Presbyterian church by the Ruston of the First Police are now hunting for a man named Duane and two others from Sioux The revolver that was found has been identified as longing to   

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