Burlington Hawk Eye, May 2, 1890

Burlington Hawk Eye

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Burlington Hawk Eye (Newspaper) - May 2, 1890, Burlington, Iowa THE BUELHAWKEYE. Established: Juke, 1839.]BURLINGTON, IOWA, FRIDAY MORNING, MAY 2, 1890. [Price: 15 Cents pee Week. MR.VEST SAYS HIS SAY KAT PRODUCT QUEHIDI. mediate consideration of bills reported from the judiciary committee in the following order: Senate bill relating to I trusts, house bill relating to copyrights, J house bill relating to bankruptcy and TRE MISSOURI SENATOR REPORTS OI TREI such other bills as the committee ] may call up. This order to be in force today and to-morrow. The resolution was adopted and the house proceeded to consider the senate I bill to protect trade and commerce against unlawful restraints and monopolies. This measure is known as the anti-trust bill/* An amendment by B’and, making it unlawful for any contract or agreement to prevent competition in the sale or purchase of any commodity transported from one state to another was adopted and the bill was passed with a single negative vote. Mr. Adams, of Illinois, called up the international copyright bill mid explained its provisions. Without action the hon e adjourned. VARIOUS OPIUMS IERARDI!!! ITS PROBABLE EFFECT OI TIE STATE. He Presents Three Bills for Considers I tion—The Antl’Trnst Bill Passed by the House-Some Startling Pension Statistics—Notes. Governor Boies is Glad the Decision j Was Given—The Kansas Prohibitionists Mach Interested-General State Intelligence. IMMIGRATION INVESTIGATION. It la a AUprMMtatlTt Own Claims Parises Farm. Washington, May I.—A joint meeting of the house and senate committees on immigration was held to-day. Representative Owen, chairman of the house committee' which investigated the subject at New York, made a statement, rho inspection of immigrants at Castle Garden he pronounced a farce and said immigrants were fleeced by boarding house sharpers. The observation of the immigrant officials is that that undesirable element is increasing. Italians are coming in hnrds, without money and without clothes, except what they wear or carry in bags. Owen said the Italian bankers in this country send agents to Italy to solicit natives of that country to come to America. These agents swindle the Italians, charging them as high as $90 for a ticket from Naples to New York, the price of wfci?h is $26. On arriving at New York, they go to boarding houses kept or controlled by these Italian bankers and are thence sent out to labor under contracts made by the bankers, or padrons. with the employers. If their pay is fixed at $1 25 a day the padrons take 25 cents. Besides, he furnishes a shanty in which the men live while at work, and has a man in charge of that. The Italians are watchful and suspicious, so it is impossible for Americans to get at them. Within the past eight years they have almost entirely supplanted the other races in the ranks of unskilled labor in New York city. In one square mile in New York city, there are 270,000 people 8.000 more than in any other square mile on the earth', surface lhe.e ‘“8 *)“TOj*:"2"e whether the manufacture of arttclea people speak a foreign language,(Italian), observe foreign customs, and are surrounded by a Chinese wall over which they never come and over which no American can go. The quality of immigration is on the whole deteriorating, the percentage of Germans and Swedes is decreasing, and the Italians and Hungarians are increasing. Mr. Lehlbach expressed the opinion that the contract labor law in its present form was a farce. GBNBRAI* WASHINGTON NEWS. Washington, May I.—Mr. Vest, from the select committee on meat products, made a report and accompanied it with an explanation. He said the committee had investigated the subject very fully and had now reported four measures for the consideration of the senate. The first was the concurrent resolution asking the president to inaugurate a diplomatic correspondence with the authorities cf Great Britain to bring about the repeal or modification of the existing quarantine relations of the united kingdom. The next measure was one providing for a national inspection law and requiring all live cattle to be inspected when exported, and also cattle intended for exportation or the meat of which is intended for exportation. The next measure was intended to prohibit the m«nopoly now practiced ai to the storage capacity of steam-ships carrying cattle to foreign countries Evidence had shown that in New York the practice had obtained among steamship companies belonging to foreign nations (there being no American lines) of leasing or | contracting, sometimes a single vessel, sometimes all the vessels in a line, for a j number of months in advance, to one person. The result was other shippers had no opportunity of putting cattle in the foreign market at all. Another of the b'lls was one intended to prevent the discrimination which now existed on all railroads belonging to the Trunk Lines association under which no mileage was given to any of the improved cattle cars carrying live cattle from the west to the east, while refrigerator cars do get mileage Mr. Vest asked in the name of the cattle raisers of the country that the bills be taken up and considered at an early day, Mr. Cullom recogn;zad the importance of the measures aud declared himself anxious to secure an early consideration. He asked Vest whether the report was very long or whether it could be printed soon. Mr. Vest replied the report covered about one hundred pages of type written matter and he supposed it could be printed in a few days. The report of Vest’s committee accompanying the bills is a very lengthy one. The committee says when the examination of witnesses began in St.Louis, it was evident that conflicting influences were at work. especially in the International Cattle Range association, and that industrious efforts were being made to prevent inquiries of the committee affecting in jo riously the dressed beef interest of Chicago. There was no diversity of opinion among the witnesses as to prices and as to the fact that the methods of selling beef cattle had been entirely revolutionized in the past ten years. The revolution took the form of a concentration of the market for cattle at few points with the controlling market at Chicago. This change, the committee says, is due principally to the fact that a few enterprising men from Chicago are able, through their generous capital, to centralize and control the business at that point. The dressed beef and canning business is practically in the hands of four establishments in Chicago—Armour So Co., (Swift So Co., Nelson, Morris & Co, and Hammond & Co. Whaever difference of opinion is expressed as to the existence of a combination between these firms uot to bid against each other in the purchase of cattle, there was no hesitation on the part of the witnesses, even when obviously prejudiced in favor of the packers. In stating that the central market was absolutely in the grasp of those four houses if they choose to exercise it As a result of the influence of these houses the committee noticed a reluctance on the part of the cattle raisers and commission men to testify to facts or opinions which might prejudice them in future transactions. The principal inquiry which the committee was directed to make was into the existence of a combination by reason of which the prices of beef aud beef cat tie had been so controlled and affected as to diminish the prices paid the producer without lessoning the cost of meat to the consumer. The facts developed, the committee thinks,proves overwhelmingly that there exists such a combine. The commission quotes a statement from Ar incur’s testimony that beef cattle increased more rapidly than the popula tion in the last five years, from which he argued the low prices of beef cattle was partly due to over production. This argument inn committee states was not warrant* d by the facts. The railroad trunk lines, says the committee, control the entire meat traffic of the country in the interests of the railroad companies. As to the remedies the committee says congress in a bill recently passed by the senate on the subject of trusts, has gone as far as its power extends. State legis lation must supplement that of congress to punish the combines operating within the state lines, and active and intelligent officials must be found to enfore the laws enacted. In conclusion the committee says:    "If    the    cattle raisers of the United States are only true to them selves the immediate future promises a deliverance from the present evil. The worst feature of the cattle trade is the fact that so many cows and calves are being thrown upon the market, the indi cation being that the producers are panic stricken and anxious to realize now without regal d t® the future. There were marketed atCnicago during the past year 8,023,281 cattle, of which from 25 to SO per cent were cows, and 4 per cent were calves. Cattle raisers should be the most competent judges as to their own interests, but if they will accept a lug gestion from the committee they will cease marketing their breeding aud immature stock, and diligently prepare for a larger supply and a brighter future. It is only a question of time—and a very brief time when the problem will be that of supplying our own people with beef without regard to foreign markets/* The house amendment to the senate bill for a public building at Aurora, Uli nois, was uon-concurred in and a con ference was asked. The customs administrative biff was taken up, the pending question being on Gray*s amendment securing to the aggrieved importer the right to bring a common law suit against the coUector. Mr. Hiscodk proposed an amendment to the effect nth at the court in its discre tion, may receive additional evidence, end send difficult questions of fact for trial to a jury. After a long discussion Gray s amendment was laid on the table by a party vote. The bill went over until to-morrow with an agreement that the senate ahould proceed to vote on the bin and pending I Special to TnHivx-ln. ^    , amendments at four o'clock to-morrow I Codas Rapids, May I.—John Weiser afternoon without further debate. la respected citizen of this city, egad After an executive session tim senate I seventy-one, while attending to his stock _  __ ad loomed.    I tide morning wa* dragged to death by a | what the '    cow. opinion is clear61 than the decision itself, and I think that the justices who gave that opinion had the correct view of the law and the question. The decision, ae I read it, ie that a party in this •tate may bring into the state from other states Uquor in original packages, and can sell the same to a second party without liability to arrest under our prohibitory law. This, aa I interpret it, means that it win be possible to sell liquor in Kansas in origins! packages. I fear that it is a serious if not a fatal blow to prohibition. Our law has never attempted to prohibit the importation of Hquors into this state, for the framers of the law weU knew that'that could not be done under the statutes of the United States regulating the traffic of common carriers between the states. We have Des Moines, May I.—The decision of the United States supreme court that Iowa cannot interfere with the importa- ____________ tion of liquor has created great comment only sought to prevent the sale of such hen. Borne take the extreme xiew that    JJ^^ent    the    .a1™    at    enc” it practically knocks prohibition higher liquora aB long M they remain rn the un than a kite, for it is probable that | broken original packages. T --- foreign dealers i£ll open agencies for the sale of their liquor in every city in the state, and persons desiring wet goods apply there and thus become importers and receive what they want in the original package, over which the state will have no control. Other prohibitionists say that this decision will not interfere with the. original purpose of the prohibitory law, which was to shut up the salyons. They can still do that even if every citizen whe-wants beer on his own table is at liberty to import it from Omaha or Rock Island by the case. A number of prominent prohibitionists were interviewed here to day, and it is their opinion that the general effect of the decision will be damaging to the law. If much liquor is to be imported for private use many are saying that the state 1^ fear we must look to congress for relief. This is a temperance state, and the people will demand congressional action that will protect us.” Gen. Bradford expressed himself as follows:    .    .    ^    _ Kansas prohibitionists have no need to feel discouraged in this matter.^ It is simply an affiimation of an old principle of Hw. The opinion does not interfere) with the enforcement of the prohibitory law in Kansas upon the same theory that we have been enforcing the law in thd state. We have never in Kansas pup-sued the importer of liquors, whether from any other country or any other state, but we have pursued those who attempted to sell the liquors in violation of the Kansas law after they have been brought into the state from other states or countries. The court holds that you cannot prevent the importation of liquors from one state into another state; tnat is to say that you cannot stop the ought to permit its own citizens to man-1 liquors in transit at the outer line of the I ufacture it for this trade and not let per-       Tlf    *    L    t    *    ” sons in other states have all the profit from it, though paying no taxes here. The anti-prohibitionists regard the deci-| aion as a great victory and a long step toward the repeal of the Iowa law. Governor Boies was interviewed on the decision, and he said he was glad that I it was given. He thought that it I would' remove much of the hypocrisy and deception that is now practiced to evade the law. He thought that many men would be more honest, now that they could get liquor without having to do so much lying about it. He I believed also that the decision was shap state. To illustrate: If a casket of Ii quor were consigned in St. Louis to a party in Topeka it would be an inter-ence with interstate commerce to stop the transportation of that casket of liquors at any point before reaching its destination in Topeka, and that it would be an interference of interstate commerce to in any way prevent the consignee from receiving the goods in Topeka. Now, the question arises, Does the power to receive the goods carry with it the power to sell in original packages? The court says: “ ‘Undoubtedly it is for the legislative branch of the state government to deter Bern* Startling Pension Statistics. Washington, May I.—In a letter to the speaker of the house the secretary of the interior estimates that is will require $83,806,752 annually to give a service pension to every survivor of the late war not now on the rolls, $6,642,817 annually to increase the pensions of those now on the rolls to $8 per month, and $9,716,-768 to widows of deceased soldiers; a total annual expenditure of $100,226,837. THE EIGHT HOUR LAW OF 1860. Washington. May I.—In the house to-day Mr. Reilly, of Pennsylvania, offered a resolution relating to the eight-hour law of June, 1868, declaring mechanics, workmen and laborers, composing as they do the great bulk of our patriotic citizens, are on this first day of May, 1890, agitating and demanding that hence forth eight hours shall constitute a legal day’s work, and resolving that it is the sense of this house that this de mend is reasonable and just, and that it is our belief the inauguration of said system of eight hours for a day’s work would be conductive to public wealth and calculated to advance the industrial, commercial, intellectual and moral welfare of the people Referred WASHINGTON GOSSIP. Ex-President Cleveland appeared before the supreme court to-day and was admitted to practice before that body. Representative Biggs, of California, to-day introduced a bill to repeal the civil service act. The house committee on foreign affairs to-day acted favorably on the resolution introduced by Hitt, looking to the cultivation of reciprocal relations between the United States and other American republics. In the house the senate concurrent resolution to correct an error in the Oklahoma bill was agreed to. In the house this afternoon Cannon announced that the tariff discussion would begin next week. TBS FI KB KS.UOKD- [ prohibitionists would see that it would be difficult to enforce the present law, and would be inclined to some more practical measure. The anti-prohibitionists would be greatly encouraged, and would see that they still had some law on {their side. The general feeling throughout the I state so far as can be ascertained is that ] this decision will make the enforcement j of prohibition much more difficult, and I lead many who are now prohibitionists to prefer some system by which the state I can keep the control of the liquor traffic in its own hands. A DBBD SCOTT DECISION” A 910.000 Cosh aeration al Griswold, Iowa. Spools! to THI RJlWv-IyB- Griswold, lo., May I.—A portion of the business part of this city was burned yesterday morning. Four business houses were completely destroyed- The insurance will cover about half the loss. AN ILLINOIS CENTRAL DEPOT BURNED. Independence May I —The Illinois Central depot at Winthrop and the large grain elevator of Griswold & burned yesterday morning, partly insured. SEVEN BUILDINGS DESTROYED. Missouri Valley, lo., May I —Fire at Little Sioux, in this county, Tuesday night, destroyed seven buildings. Loss, $4,000; insurance not known. KaokaK People Bepress Themselves oa tbs Supreme Coart Baling. Special to Th* Hawk-Bys. Keokuk, May I.—An unusual interest has been revived by the decision of the United States supreme court in the “original package” replevin case of Gus Leisy & Co. vs. A. J. Hardin, in this city, where the case originated, and has at tracted attention all over the country. It is generally understood, from the printed newspaper reports of the decision,that the opinion of the court is that the right to import carries with it the right to sell in the original packages. A number of leading citizens have been interviewed regarding their opinion on the decision. Col. H. B Blood predicted that the decision would result in affecting public sentiment as did the Died Scott decision concerning the old fugitive slave law. Whether the legal opinion is a sound one or not, he thought that public sentiment would favor the prohibitory law. The immediate effect, in his opinion, would be injurious to the cause of prohibition. Wholesalers would flood the state with liquors, and greater vigilance would be required by the friends of temperance. ftsj. W. B Collins, a prominent law yer, who has been active in the fight against the illegal saloons in this city said the decision emphatically pronounced that there was no longer any such thing as slate rights or police control by the states. It is to the effect that the liquor traffic can be controlled by nothing except the internal revenue laws. “It is another Dred Scott decision,” affirmed the major. “But it will prove a boomerang. It will cut both ways. There will be a reaction of public sentiment, and the people will not stand such unwarranted interference with the police control .” Major Collins thought that eventually there would be a reversal of the decision. L. H. Ayer, who gave the information that caused the seizure of liquors in the celebrated case said the most remarkable feature of it was the complete disavowal, from a democratic standpoint, of the doctrine of state sovereignty, as once advocated by the democratic party. Chief Justice Fuller had gone further than had ever a republican, in asserting the right of the general government to regulate affairs of the Individual states. He thought the effect would be to increase of traffic will injuriously affect the public and it is not for congress to determine the measure a state may properly adopt as appropriate for the protection of the public morals, life or safety.' The court holds that it is within the province of the police power of the state to regulate or prohibit the sale of intoxicating liquors after they have been once imported '^to the state. Therefore we must conclude that it makes no difference by what means intoxicating liquors are brought into the state; after they are once delivered to the consignee within the state they can not be disposed of by him except in the manner provided by law,” _ DARED TO BB A DANIEL.. Members of tbs Salvation Army Farads in Bplts of Pones Orders. Des Moines, May I —The Des Moines camp of the Salvation Army were notified yesterday not to parade the streets with their horns and drums without a permit from the city authorities, but they disregarded the warning and marched out as usual in tne evening. The entire batal-lion was seized by the police and brought before Judge Eggleston, who released them upon their promise to appear for trial. The efforts of the police judge did not suffice to restrain the religious fervor of the prisoners, and for a time the court room possessed all the features of a Salvation Army prayer meeting. A COW HRS HYDROPHOBIA. It Was Bitten by a Mad Dos and Batts Its Brats* Oat. Special to The Hawk-Ey?. Osceola, lo., May I.—There is considerable excitement here over the antics of a mad dog. A fine cow belonging to to Dr. White was bitten several days ago by the dog but nothing was thought of it until yesterday when the animal showed signs of hydrophobia and butted its brains out against trees after biting a valuable Jersey heifer belonging to Dr. Ridgeway. The dog was captured and killed several miles southeast of town The city authorities have taken prompt steps to and ordered all dogs muzzled. HOKE I BLY BURNED. While Mas ins Soap Mrs. SshseTsr Masts With a Deplorable Accident. Special to The Hawk-Eye. Muscatine, Iowa, May I.—While making soap today Mrs. George Schaefer’s clothes caught fire and she was so horribly burned that her flesh hangs in shreds. Her recovery is doubt ful. Her husband and Miss Cushman had their hands badly burned in at tempting to extinguish the flames. sirs Underwood st (Slaton. Clinton, lo., May I —John C. Underwood, of Covington, Kentucky, grand sire of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows, concluded his tour of Iowa with a grand reception in this city yesterday. The city was ablazs with regalia and decorations. Five hundred a Narrow escape. Cleveland Mosts With •a tho Florida Const. Louisville, May I. —Bx-Congressman Oscar Tucker has a letter from his daughter, saying that Miss Rose Elizabeth Cleveland, with herself and has band, A. D. Minikin, had a narrow escape from drowning while sailing along the Florida ooast near Punta Gorda. In a violent storm the decks of their boat, a small sailing craft, were swept clean, all baggage going with the rest A BOLD BOBBERY. 93,000 Worth of Diamonds stolon I at Cincinnati. Cincinnati, May I.—A bold and suc-cesssul diamond robbery was accom plished this afternoon at the jewelry •tore of Michie Bros. by two thieves who had asked to see some diamond rings T.naa SN ono-1 local option states as the decision ap *    ’ ■ plies to local option as well as prohibi I tion. Asoph Buck, leading wholesale mer chant,said if the decision does away with police control in Iowa, it “knocks” local option in Missouri, IUinois and else I where. H Scott Howell, who was one of the attorneys for Mr. Hardin, in this case, {said his views wore expressed I verbatim in the minority decision. He was opposed to a license law as a principle, policy or expedient. The decision would have the effect of increasing the sales of liquors in the state. The ultimate effects of the decision, in his opin-[ ion, would bs to bring the question of prohibition into national poUtics. Thirty Thonsand Workmen Take Part In the Parade—The Banners and Mottoes—Reports From Other Cities—The Day in Iowa Risk Itlie 8ale °* *1(luorfl in the prohibitory and I Fellows were in tine, representing many I in/»ai    .tat*.    ..    rWiflim.    I citie#l The grand sire wa3 accompanied by Grand Master Longueville of Dubuque, and other state officers of the order. During his address upon the order the grand sire spoke in glowing terms of Iowa as a state and of the hospitality of the people.__ Bmoaum’o Araise Salve,    The best salve in the world for cuts, almost    sores, ulcers, salt rheum, fever - ■sores, tetter, chapped hands, chilblains corns and all skin eruptions, and posi- latisfactioD ss?per a Wreak XHB IOWA LIQUOR DECISION. Alw War sine in • Gosh cans# Special to Th* Hawk-Btx. JsraiSiSni:4 861163 "°c caseful temperance meetings k I£dd*"*,yoilllnf ‘?wwb* Hon. Qeorg! •P. Wilson, ex judge of the smSrior court of this city. The judgr * upcn0 prohibitionists Interests* St. Louis, May I.—A special to the I    Mnliv0*®    ifi    a    recent Globe-Democrat from Topeka, Kansas,    TS abandon hut7’ will, it says: Attorney General L B Kellogg    mnrelistic    tentw^ro,e88ion and ex-Attorney Generals B Bradford,    JJS*8®66    work the two officials who have had closest connection with the enforcement of the Kansas prohibitory Uquor law, were in terviewed to-Jay in regard to the effect in !ge Wilson is a prominent swill Mason and one of the ist leys in Iowa known ——— -- --- -7-— —”    M Iterviewea -amy rnrcgaru vuo oiicobin They Installed the    conUiiuag »8. OOO I    4tat# 0 J ^ decUion of the United worth of ring* end dashed _ oat of toe I States supreme court in the low* original ■tore and escaped. The third man who had staid outside to prevent pursuit was arrested. TAW Lnitss OeHskteS. The pleasant effect and the safety with which ladies may un liquid fruit laxative, SrrupofFigs, der aU conditions make it their lev remedy. the taste, on the kidneys, perfect use the] cavort ta I Miles* Nerve ase Uv* pj... An important discovery,    ^ the Uver, stomach **4 the nerves. A new speedily cure bfliousnes^S^^. pid liver, idles end eonsth^J^^ ‘ for Ban, woman ud^taa. RmS package case. General KaUogg says I am surprised and disappointed at the decision. It simply repudiates, aal interpret it, the decision of the Unitec. States supreme court made forty yean I mildest, surett, 80 doa^!^0111*11 ago, and which has been the law during I Samples free at J. H. WiSf unto that period. The court then held that a I    —-    —    1    drug store New Hampehire party could not ship I    ASsriwns Rn**^ -    -    '    ~    I Special to Tn Hawh-Btv. Des Moines, May I—Amy,.*    ^ I afternoon dangerously iatSiWajVjl8 West He was driving    .J- hoise became frightened. ir5    Hie thrown forward, lighting    7** front of the vehicle sad *** *2 hurt internally.    ^ over and TAS XHB HOUSE. ▲att-Trmst Btu CeyyrlcXt BUI ASvleete Meekers. into Vermont, contrary to the prohib: tory law in force in the latter state, a barrel of gin bealing the government revenue stamp end sell the same in the original barm in violation of the laws of Vermont It is as serious and possibly dangerous a decision as the famous DiedSoott decision of pro-slavery days. I feel like criticising the court It is not people of Ae state had a right to expect from the supreme court of the United States. Sneezing, sui the music all over Mn. Winslow’s Soothing Syrup should al-1 something nee wave be used for ohlldrea tsetslng. It soothes | that it hi not I —Th  ut—I thechild, softens the sans,allays all SttJTtoSsr tor I hope that there may ba ■nmothing htnlftTg in the decision, and that it is not es sweeping in it now looks, and I therefore am anxious ■herm This is in its effect as got su*h an awful cold in    ‘Tv© with Ely's Cream Balm ortt^JJ* Cum it toughest farm of catarrh.    in    the I MterrkBOW. Wnthfm* ta    Von    v to aaa the IuU text. Tho dissenting ever did. N iThJafl Bot a mug ** have and A PLEASANT MAY DAY. HURTER RUT PEACEFUL DEMOISTRA- 1101 n mm. made a demand for shorter hours and a change in the present system of charging for breakages If refused a strike will probably occur Saturday. may day in bukopb. Very Little Chicago, May l.-May-day with its emonstration by organized labor in behalf of the eight-houre work day has come and gone and the predictions of riot and bloodshed and almost a universal strike has not been realized. Labor, ndeed, was in a great measure aus->eud; but those who dropped their tools - or the day did not do so for the purpose of taking up sticks and paving stones and indulging in riotous demonstrations, ’housands of them quit work for the day to march in the great parade; aud many more thousands made it a holiday, t was an orderly good natured crowd and an orderly parade, the marching line was about four miles long. It occupied two hours in passing a given point and the number of men in line was estimated aa about thirty thousand. The carpenters, who have been placed by the American Federation of Labor in the van of the eight-hour movement, lead the demonstration. They had about six thousand men, including three assemblies of Knights of Labor. They were hollowed by three thousand stonemasons 1 md bricklayers. Then came delegations from unions of printers, metal-workers and moulders. These were followed by dozen German Turner societies, forming a second division. Next came the furniture workers, cabinet-makers, carriage and wagon builders, cigar makers, cloak makers, boiler makers, rattan workers and harness makers Many of the trades escorted in their ranks gaudily decorated floats, on which were realistic representations of members of the craft pursuing their daily occupations. There were brick-layers building minature houses, boiler makers pounding with frightful noise, coopers working on huge casas, carpenters, stone cutters and many Simi* ar exhibitions. One of the features of the procession was the enormous number of banners and mottoes carried. Among the mottoes were the following: “Arbitration is Our Motto, Down with Monopoly “No carpenters, no houses;” ‘ E ght hours, and arbitration is the just de mand;” “We live by labor, not by war;” “When arbitration is compulsory, strikes will cease;” “The child of labor should not be on the bench or in the shop, but in the school;” ‘ Eight hours for work, eight hours for sleep and eight hours to do what we will.” The line of march was crowded with people who- cheered the marchers and mottoes. After parading through some of the principle streets of the Westside they marched over to the South Side and to Lake Front park, where they listened to addresses from several stands. THE EXERCISES AT LOUISVILLE. Louisville, May I.—In the May day parade to-day the number of workingmen in line was placed at from five to seven thousand. The weather was fine and there was alarge turnout of work ngmen’s families making the number assembled at National park for the exer rises over ten thousand. When the pro cession arrived at the park it was re viewed by President Gompers. After dinner a number of addresses were dowered. The most important was that by President Gompers Several local unions held meetings. Among these the carpenters alone took important action. They resolved to go on a strike to-morrow unless the master builders accede their demands that eight hours constitute a day's labor and thirty-five cents be the minimum pay. THE SITUATION AT MILWAUKEE. Milwaukee, May I.—In Milwaukee the demand of union carpenters for the adoption of the eight-hour system was not coupled with a demand for increased wages and as the men are willing to accept eight hours pay for eight hours work the movement has met with no strong opposition on the part of the em ployes although the contracting carpen ters’ association declined as a body to formally declare in favor of eight hours. Many individual members of the association have announced that they will conform to the wishes of the men. The indications are that if any striking is done it will be in cases where individual contractors insist on retaining the ten-hour system. CARPENTERS STRIKE AT PHILADELPHIA Philadelphia, May I.—Journeymen carpenters, roughly estimated at 3,900, went out on a strike to-day for eight hours. Six Master carpenters, employ ing two hundred hands, after holding out until noon, conceded to the demands of their men. Some of the employes say they Trill concede to the demands of the men as individuals, but will not recog niz9 the union. GOT NINE HOURS AND MORE PAY. Youngstown, O , May I.—-The paint era, plumbers, bricklayers and masons were conceded nine hours and a slight advance in wages to day. It is thought the carpenters will get the same to-mor row. There was no strike. NO DEMONSTRATIONS AT DBNVER. Denver Col., May I.—There was no labor demonstration here to day. The carpenters have been working only eight hours for several months and a strike is not anticipated. A QUIET DAY AT MINNEAPOLIS. Minneapolis, May I.—Labor day passed very quietly. There was a large mass-meeting this evening in the interest of the eight-hour movement The plumbers struck to day for nine hours work without reduction in wages. AT TORT WAYNE INDIANA. Fort Wayne, May I.-—All the car penters to-day struck to-day for a nine hour day and twenty-five cents an hour as minimum wages. An amicable settle ment is expected soon. QUARRYMEN GO OUT. Special to Ths Bawk-Etb. Anamosa, May I.—To-day about fifty employes of the Gold Hill stone quarry, at Stone City, four miles west of here, owned by Brown & Brrickson. struck for $1.75 a day. It is feared that unless their demands are conceded, the „ ployes in other quarries at that place, to the number of several hundred, will also go out, which would be a serious affair as quarries have large contracts on their hands. The men will make a stubborn fight. *    _ no trouble at cedar rapids. Special to Th* Hawk-ar a. Cedar Rapids, May I.—There was no trouble of any description in labor circles here to day, no attempt having been made to inaugurate the eight-hour day. MINERS WILL STB IKE CHHUM, Haj i —A rtrika of miner, througnout northern and middle Illinois fields was derided upon after midnight to-night The joint conference miners and operators split upon the question including day laborers in the scheme __ profit sharing, the owners declaring was no margin for the laborers. COAL HEAVERS* WIN. West Superior. Wis., coil heavers won their strike for fifty cents an hour mid have gone to work. -PW IM]SSD TO JOIN. Chicago. May l.-The OM Masters* Carpenter association to-night refused join the arbitration conference to Walton’ adorn ta to be IxperleaeeS Trowel# Allwhere Berlin, May I.—Nothing of an untoward character has occurred in connection with the demonstration by workingmen, except the arrest of one ma" who was detected hoisting a red flag to a telegraph pole. Work is proceeding as usual throughout the empire, excepting L^pzig and Halle, where few workingmen went out on a strike. The majDrity of workingmen are not in favor cf making any demonstration, and they went to work this morning as usual Over two hundred proprietors cf the smaller factories of the city closed their establishments today and gave all their employes a holiday. A GRAND SOCIALISTIC MEETING. Copenhagen, May I.—A great socialist meeting was held here to day, twenty thousand people being present. Resolutions were adopted in favor of a normal work day. RIOTING AT PROSSNITZ Vienna. May I.—From Prossnitz comes news of a riot. It appears a number cf workmen were put in prison and when their fellow workingmen gathered on the streets this morning a plot was latched for their liberation. The result was that a mob of four thousand men made an attack upon the prison. The authorities, however, were prepared and the rioters were repulsed and completely routed. The troops did not use firearms. No trouble of any consequence is reported at other points. in brussels Brussels, May I —Thirty thousand workman marched in this city to-day, but there was no incident worthy of note. An immense meeting of workingmen was arid at Charleroi. Thirty thousand men marched to the place of meeting, all singing the Marsellsiae. They were orderly and there was no trouble. MANY EIGHT HOUR MEETINGS. London, May I.—Special dispatches report an immense number of eight hour Biestings throughout Europe bpt no disorders. A NUMBER OF ARRESTS IN MADRID. Madrid, May I.—Thirty thousand workmen paraded in Barcelona to-day. A similar demonstration was held in many other cities. There were extensive strikes in Siraessa, but no disorder In this city the workingmen were out in great numbers and there were some slight disturbances and a number of arrests. ARRESTS MADE IN PARIS Paris, May I.—Ail was trai,quil in the provinces to-day. In the city large crowds gathered at various points, but perfect order was maintained until eight o’clock this evening, when a body of workmen trying to march down the Rue de la Cirque toward the Elysee palace were stopped by the police. The paraders tried to force their way through and were charged by a squadron of municipal guard and many men were wounded A large number were ar rested, but will be released at midnight. They are merely charged with disorderly conduct. Floquet received a socialist deputation headed by a Guesdea, which presented a memorial in favor of the eight-hour law. AN AFRICAN EXPLORER DEAD London, May I —Advices from Logos, West Africa, state that Captain Beuner, the African explorer, is dead. LEFT PRISON WITH A FOHT UNB A Joliet Convict Who ie Hair to an Relate cl $5CO,OUO Released. Joliet, 111., May I.—The wealthiest convict who ever wore prison stripes at Joliet was discharged last evening and ieft at once for New York to sail for 8witzarland. He carried a roll of bills amounting to $1,000, after giving away several hundred dollars to convict asso elates. He has recently fallen heir to over $500,000 in one of the principal cantons in Switzerland. He is a handsome and cultured man, twenty-five years of age, and is highly connected in his native land. There is much mystery surround ing his record, and all that could be learned from the officials was that he was sent up from Rock Island for one year for forgery. He worked as an artist in the granite department on designs A Conference of State Boards of Healtn. Chicago. May I.—At a quarterly meet ing of the Illinois state board of health to-day Dr. McKenzie moved that the secretary be instructed to call a confer ence of all state boards of health and state medical examining boards for the purpose of securing co operation and uniformity of action in issuing and rec ogniziDg certificates of examination and exercising a general supervision over the practice of medicine. Rev. William Barnes Dead Jacksonville, DI., May I.—Rev. WU Ham Barnes, who preached the funeral sermon of Daniel Webster, died this morning. He was one of the most noted Presbyterian divines in this country. Mr. Barnes was a Yale graduate in tho same class with Charles Sumner and Ed ward Everett Hale during the last thirty five years he has lived in the west, most of the time in Jacksonville. Judge Barnes, of the Arizonafupreme court un der Cleveland, is his son. Drowned While FiehlBK. Petersburg, Va, May I.—The body of E D Walker, of Brooklyn, New York, editor of the Cosmopolitan Maga zine, who has been missing from Wei don, North Carolina, since Saturday last, was found dialing in the Roanoake river this morning. His valuables and papers were intact. He beld in his hand a broken fishing red._ A Hurricane at Bios mins Grove. Blooming Grove, la., May I.—This city was struck by a hurricane this even ing, doing great damage to property The new Baptist church and many residences were totally demolished, anc many other houses partially wrecked. No loss of life is reported. A Murderer Sentenced. Bsnzonea, Mich., May I.—Last Au gust Charles T. Wright, a prominent lumberman of Wisconsin and Michigan shot and killed Sheriff Marshall anc Deputy Thurber who were attempting to seive papers of attachment for some logs belonging to Wright. Wright was found quilty of murder, and sentenced to-day to life imprisonment. WI tad re w Tie el r Offer. Sioux City, Iowa, May I.—The Sioux City committee that gua anteed seventy thousand dollars towards the erection oj a temple for the National Order of Railway Conductors, to-day withdrew the offer because of the failure of the con ductors to begin work by May I, ai agreed. _ Will Ga Benr-Hnntlnc Tuscola, 111 , May I.—A hunt has been planned to come off near Newman to-day, to capture a large bear that is making its home on the farm cf Joseph Dawson. JLI was seen Tuesday by both Mr. Dawson and his tenant, Albert Allen, who were close to the beast while on hone-back bat unarmed. DeeHietloa in (Humerala. Wichita, Kan , May I.—Two colored men who came in to-day from the colored settlement in Oklahoma, report great destitution there. Many of the residents have nothing to tide them over until crop time and there is much sickness canted by lack of food. An appeal is made for eld__ For delicacy, tor purity* and tor improve ant of the complexion nothin* equals Poe-aonl'fl Powder. WENT OH STRIKE. BUBIS B11BAB0UBLY, BUT BEAUTIFULLY BATTED BT BUBUMTOI’B BALLOTS. Vie Flint Hills Celebrate May Day by Winning the Odd Game of the Quincy Series—The Romance of the Red Hair — Nates. Special to Tm Hawk-Btb. Quincy, 111., May I.—When Varney Anderson arrived at the hotel from the grounds this evening with his panting but victorious aggregation of baseball experts, he immediately marshaled them in his room and, pulling off his left base ball pump, daintily fished from its interior a long curling single red hair. ‘There you are, boys,” exclaimed he gleefully. “I knew I could fetch ’em. That old Indian woman told me a red lair placed in one’s left shoe was always sure to bring good luck.” The boys were much interested, especially Tully. “Dad bum!” exclaimed he, “Leu make a habit of it. Where gh get the hair, Varn?” “Why, I—en”— But just then the supper bell rang and the blushing captain hurried down to the dining room. Whether are not Anderson’s red hair had anything to do with the visitors’ victory this deponent sayeth not. Be that as it may ; the great throng of blush ing, brave and boisterous Gam Cityites who come oift expecting to see the home )6ts again trounce the Flint Hill delega tion, were sorely disappointed. The visitors were on their metal and the way they fell on to Burk was a holy caution. They solved his cork-screws almost from the start and the home out-fielders were kept on the keen jump pulling down prospective singles, doubles, triples and home runs. When the score sheet had been figured up it proved that Burk had been “loud” for four doubles, three triples aid six singles Crowell, on the other hand, kept the home team down to eight consumptive hits and those in the last stages and badly scattered □ The fielding on both sides needed the application of a monkey wrench—or a stuffed club—as it was very loose. The heavy hitting of Katz, Breckenridge and Corbett of the visitors, did much to enliven the occasion. Prescott and Murray saved the home team from a battingless record Take the game as a whole, outside of the terrific slugging of the visitors, there was but little over which to arouse any considerable interest. The Burlington boys seem to be satisfied, however. The following is the OFFICIAL SCORE. _QUINCY. Peoria.............. rturlls*ton........ Evan a Ti! Ie......... Quincy........... Terre Haute....... Galesburg......... interstate league. Won. Lost. P’r Ct ...    8    0    1900  S  a  I    I  I 0 i .rn .rn .rn .rn >hia wtre postponed on account of rain. Play ere’. Lea gee, Cleveland, April 30 —The following is the score: Cleveland..........I OliOnnoQ— i Chicago.......... 1 0 2 0 0 a 0 0 x—a Base hits, Cleveland 8, Chicago 6. rrors. Cleveland I Chicago 5 Batteries, Bakeiy and Sutcliffe: King and Boyle. Umpires, Jones and Knight Th* games at Brooklyn, Philadelphia and Pittsburg to-day were postponed on account of rain. Americas Association. Rochester, May I.—Rochester 5, rooklyn 4. St Louis, May I.—St. Louis 3, Louisville 6 Syracuse, May I —Syracuse-Athletic game postponed on account of rain. Western Avenel a uon Kansas City, May I.-Kansas City ll. Denver 0. Si;ux City, May I.—Sioux City 4, Omaha 5 Minneapolis. May I. — Minneapolis Des Moines 13 Milwaukee, May I —Milwaukee 23, St. Paul I. PLAYERS. AB R BH SII PO A a Prescott, c........ 4 3 2 2 4 I I Long, 2b ......... 5 I I 0 2 I 0 Kling, r. f......... 6 0 0 0 2 c I) Murray, L f ..... 4 I 2 0 4 0 n Bushman, 3b...... 4 0 I 0 3 I 0 Munger, l.b....... 4 0 0 0 8 I I Mahoney, o. f..... 4 r (» 0 I 0 0 Van Diver, ss ____ 4 i 2 0 0 f (I Burk, p........... 4 I 0 0 0 2 0 Totals. 38 7 8 2 12 ll I 3 BURLINGTONS PLAYERS. AB R BH SH PO A E Shugert, ss....... 5 2 I 0 3 6 0 Katz, c. f......... 5 r 2 0 3 0 0 Hines, r. f........ 4 3 2 0 3 0 I Breckenridge, I b Corbett, 2d b..... 5 4 a (I 14 0 0 5 I 4 0 2 3 I Van Zant, 3d b.... 5 I I 2 I 2 0 Tully, c........... 5 I € I 0 0 2 Cole. Lf.......... 2 0 G 0 I 0 0 Crowell, p....... 4 I 0 0 I I Tot Als......... 40 12 13 6 27 21 5 SCORE BY INNINGS. Quincy.............0    0400080 1— Burlington..........2    0 2 4 1 1 0 2 *—12 SUMMARY. Earned Runs—Quincy 2, Burlington 2. Two-Base Hits—Murray; Corbett, Shugert Breckenridge 2. Three-Base Hits—Long, Murray: Katz 2 Corbett. Home Run—Prescott. Base on Balls—Quincy 2. Burlington 3 Stolen Bases—Prescott 2; Van Zant 2, Tully Crowell Hit by Pitcher—Cole. Passed Balls—Tully I; Prescott I. Left on Bases—Quincy 6, Burlington 7. Struck Out—By Burk 2. Hvnnsvllia 9, Terre Hants ii. Special to the Hawk-Eye. Terre Haute, Ind., May I —Webber, Terre Haute’s new pitcher, was badly pounded to-day and Evansville won the odd game of the opening series here. Score by innings. Terre Haute  I 0020000 0—3 Evansville...........I    2010032 *—® Batteries, Terre Haute, Webber anc Roily; Evansville, Dolan and Trost E-rors, Terre Haute 4 Evansville Earned runs, Terre Haute 2, Evansville 3. Base hits, Terre Haute 8, Evansville 12 Two base hits, Terre Haute Evansville 5. Home run, Terre Haute I, Evansville I. Time of game, two hours. Peoria 7, Gales bar* 4 Peoria, April 30.—'The score of the game here was: Peoria............... 102010300- Gaiesburg.......... 03001 0 000— Errors, Peoria 4, Galesburg 7 Hits Peoria IO, Galesburg IO. Batterie* Dalby and Calhoun, Jones and Short Umpire, Hall. Wbare They Play To-Day Quincy at Burlington. Peoria at Galesburg. Terre Haute at Evansville. Staadlai of turn dabs IT A TION AL, LKAGGK. Chicago.. Brooklyn Phlladelph Breton.... Pittsburg. Cleveland New York. Clncinnat e A. MU *71 571 .loo 444 .444 .444 .444 PL A TSH S’ LIA GCE. Boston...... Chicago...... Buffalo...... Pittsburg.... Brooklyn____ Philadelphia Cleveland.... New York... sc *526 57 i 50ti .5)0 .428 .9)0 .250 American A B SOCIA’lf. Louisville. R oc h es ter Athletic .. St. Louis.. Syracuse.. Columbus. Brooklyn.. Toledo.. .. £ 1.90 Si. 777 3 .CSS 4 rn 3. bn 7 .300 8 .200 8 .200 WES TERM ASSOCIA’ir. Minneapolis. Denver...... Sioux City.. Des Moines. Kansas City. Zilwaukee.. St. Paul..... Omaha..,. . The lewa-liitnols Lesgn*. Special to Tm Havk-Bti Ottawa, Iii.. May I —The score to-day resulted Dubuque 8 Ottawa 6 Batteries, Burrell and Jones: Sru’th and Collier. Base hits, Dubuque 13, Ottawa 4. THE TURF, Th# Nashville Rases. Nashville Msy 1. -First Race-Two-year-olds aud upwards; cue mile; Jacobin won. Mary J second, Tudor third; time, " :43§ Second R*Cr—Maiden two year olds, four furlongs: R^val Pa lh won. Laura D.xay second, Ferryman third; time, :51. Ihird Ra^e—Free handicap sweepstakes, ihree year olds sod upwards, one and one eighth miles; Huntress won, B<g ’"bree second. Bonita third; time, l:54f. Fourth Race—Tiiree-ye&r o’d fillies, one mile; Heller Skelter won Fly Away second, Marie K third; time, 1:43*. F fth Rice—Three-vcar-olds and upwards, six furlongs; Boodler won. Ban Chief second. Bliss third; time, 1:16. 3 S3 -a a — © l"* a< 4 .634 4 .6 0 4 .SOI 51.5-3 5, 50 Ti 416 7; »3 7 363 Naif aal I angas Cleveland, May I.—The score by innings: Cincinnati......_.0 110 19 111 1—12 Oeveland.........0    03030410 0—11 Base hits, Cleveland 12, Cincinnati 14 Srrors, Cleveland I, Cincinnati 5 Batteries. Wadswort and Zimmer; Duryea and Keenan, Vian end Baldwin. Umpire, Mc Quad#. Chicago, Hey I .—The score by innings: Chicago-.............0    0 0 0 1 0 1 2 *—4 Pittsburg.............I    00000002-3 Baa# bite, Chicago 3, Pittsburg 7. Errors, Chicago 2, Pittsburg 4. Batteries, Banter and Wilson; Sullivanand Kit-fridge. Umpire, Zacharies. The games H Brooklyn and Philedel- The Fiiaabsih Ut### Elizabeth, May I —First Race—Five and one half furlongs; Blue Rock won, Salisbury second, Centure third; time, l:08f Second Race—HMf a mile; Highland Lass won, Young Grace second, Favora third; time, 0 51*. Third Race—One mile; King Gale won. Eblis second, Pontico third; time, 1:46 J. Fourth Race—Six furlongs; Tipstaff won, Fordham second, Meriden third; time 1:1P| Fifth Rice—Five furlong?; Shotover won, Golden Rod second, Autumn Lead third; tim**, 1:04^. Sixth Rice—One and one-sixteenth miles; Castaway II. won, Eon second, Laragon third; time, 1:50. Mt. Fleas atm blatters. Correspondence of Tm Hawk-Eti. Mt Pleasant, May I —The funeral of Mrs. Krieg, who died in your city last Tuesday, occurred this afternoon and was largely attended. Hon. Jas Harlan closes the lecture course to night and whl no doubt give the best one of the season. Saturday evening we are to be treated with an entertainment by the boy soprano, Master K iVanagh. Hon. Frank Hatton, of Hawk Eye fime is visiting with his mother in our city. A genuine f ai mar is a curiosity in our city since corn-planting has been inaugurated. __ RAILROAD kl ATTACKS. John M. Bean will Probably basses* JE. P. lfipS#y. St. Paul, May I — Job a M. Egan, general manager of the Chicago, St. P*ul and Kansas City road, has been offered the position of general manager of the Chicago. Burlington and Quincy, to succeed E P. Ripley, who has just resigned Mr. Egan is a man of forty-two years, who hts been in the railroad business fince 1867, beginning as machinist’s apprentice on the Illinois Central, at Amboy, ll inoig. Ho was next with the Northern Missouri road, and subsequently with tho Southern Minnesota. In January, 1882, he became general manager of the western division of the Canadian Par* fie, remaining with that company four years, resigning to become general superintendent of the Manitoba system Two years la*er he became general manager of the Chicago, St. Paul and Kansas City, THE PACIFIC SHORT LINE BRIDGE. 8iocx City May I —Fifteen cars of material have arrived for the Pacific Short D ue pontoon bridge, which will be built at once to do service until the permanent bridge, for which a charter has just been granted, can ba built The temporary structure will bs built of huge pontoons, and will co^t about $20 OOO. A NATIONAL CONVENTION OF RAILROAD COM.MICCIO!' KRS CALLED Washington, M*y I —Pursuant to resolution adopted at the convention of the state railroad commie stoners last year, the committee appointed at that meeting have issued a call for a national convention of railroad commissioners to beheld at the office of the interstate commerce commission at Washington May 28.    _________________ A Scrap of Paper Haves Her Life. It was just an ordinary scrap ef wrapping paper, but it saved her life. She was in the last stages of consumption, told by physicians that she was incurable and could live only a short time; she weighed less than seventy pounds. On a piece of wrapping paper she read of Dr. Kings New Discovery, and got a sample bottle; it helped her, she bought a large bottle, it helped her more, bought another and grew better fast, continued its use and is now strong, healthy, rosy, plump, weighing 140 pounds. For fuller particulars send stamp to W. H. Cole, Druggist, Fort Smith. Trial bottles of this wonderful Discovery free at Henry's drug store._ Firemen Parade as Cr ca fan. Special to 7 bm Hawk-Bti. Creston la , May I.—1The largest procession of firemen ever in line in the cit* joined in the firemen's parade to-day. It included, besides eight companies of firemen, the city officials and cit’zsns in carriages, three bands and numerous visiting firemen. The principal streets were thronged, with people. Speeches were made by Senator J. B. Harsh. Mayor John Patterson and ex-Mayor Vaughan, of Council B uff?._ 8 Th® feet remains a rd is inconvertible that tb« remedy th s c mp*oy has placed on the market, is the most valuable eve* Introduced fora number of ailments and this la pest measure accounts for the fact that It is to be found in nearly every nousebold lo our broad domain. We wou’d not keep house Without a bottle of Pond’s Extract.’’—Peoria Cali, Feb. 22,1-95.    ________ Married at Carina*©. Special to Tam B * wk-eti. Carthage, 111., May I.—Charles F. Gill, Jr., son of ex RepresentativeG. F. G II, of La Harpe, was married hereat I p. rn. to-day to Miss Nannie Quinby, one of the belles of Carthage, end one of the best girls that ever lived, couple have g^ne via Burlington to cago and St. Paul for a short bridal journey. They will be an home in La Harpe in a week or ten days. “Why doesn’t he take Hood’s Sarsaparilla?'* Is the general inquiry of friends when a pro-son suffers from any disease of the Mood. —“Josephine, Empress of the French** next Wednesday night ;