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   Waterloo Daily Courier (Newspaper) - January 23, 1895, Waterloo, Iowa                             FIFTH YEAH WATERLOO IOWA WEDNESDAY JANUARY 23 1895 SlNGJuK COPIES FIVE CENTS TO SHOOT Brooklyn Militia Will No Longer Submit to Being Pelted With Bricks THE FOWLER COMPANY Whoiesale Grocers A T KINNEY 521 WEST FOURTH ST cheerfully furnished to those con templating the erection of buildings of any char R K ODELL COLLECTION ATTORNEY AND NOTARY PUBLIC M A BKECHjSTEB Stenographer and Notary Public J CF JACKSON No 215 East Fourth St o j Waterloo Dental Parlors WEST FOURTH STREET OYEJi WATERLOO STATE BASK J G D S DR G j SPECIALTY Diseases of the Eye Ear lose and Tfcroat SPECTACLES FITTED Office in Courier Block WATERLOO IOWA DH M L SPENCER Wangler Block East Side W B SMALL M D Practice limited to diseases of EYE EAR NOSE THROAT Office over Henderson Bros drug store oppo site Irving House GEO B MILLED ATTORNEY AT LAW 605 COMHERCIAL ST Strike of the Linemen Greatly Embarrassing the Com panies J E SEDGWICK ATTORNEY AND EXAMINES OF LAND TITLES Complete set of Abstract Books Office Bridge Street THE OLD IOWA STATE Saves its Policy Holders 2O to 3O per cent on the cost of their Property Insurance E A EVANS Dist Agent 224 E Fourth Street 1279tf SETTER IS AN THE Highest Award 4T Worlds Fair TO Soterian BOTTLED ONLY BY Excelsior Springs Bottling Co EXCELSIOR SPRINGS MO Sold by JAMES J KNAPP and C B HENDERSON CO WATERLOO BROOELYX Jan Apple ton has ordered his men that when they are assaulted henceforth they shall re spond point blank with lead Captured Two About 2 oclock a mob at Fulton street and Buffalo avenue made an attack on a Fulton street car An effort was made to force the conductor and motorman from the car Captain Dwyer mth a platoon of police attempted to disperse the mob which resisted and threw stones and other missiles at the officers Fifteen men from troop A under com mand of Lieutenant Badgley came to the assistance of the police and the strikers were dispersed Two prisoners were captured and taken on a trolley car to the Twelfth precinct station Clubbed a Few A squad of policemen and some dis turbers were in conflict during the morning When the men were ordered to clear away from the corner of Hamil ton avenue and Court street they re fused to do so One of the men hurled an egg at a policemanThe blue coats thereupon charged the mob and clubbed everyone in sight Twenty of the crowd left the neighborhood with badly bruised heads An attempt was made to shoot Private Louis P Duff of Com pany I Fourteenth regiment who was on picket duty at the comer of the Flat bush avenue car stables A pistol ball passed within a few feet of his head The guard was turned out but could find noone who might have fired the shot AN UNUSUAL CALM It Follows Turbulent Events of tlie Nlglxt was ati unusual cahn about Brooklyn after the excitement of the night The points Where the military guards were stationed were devoid of crowds and save for a few petty assaults the early morning was without incident It is said that during the day delegates from New York city Newark and Jersey City will conie to Brooklyn to confer with the strike leaders to consider the advisability of ordering a strike among the motormen and conductors of the trolley lines in those cities The execu tive committee will advise the delegates not to do so unless they have independ ent grievances as they fear that a sym pathetic strike will deprive them of pub lic confidence which they now claim to have The executive committee also deprecates any attempt of other workers to strike out of sympathy Another Conference Another conference between Brigadier General McLeer Mayor Schieren the executive committee of strikers and the presidents of the railroad companies will be held during the day in order that an other effort may be made to settle the dispute without further trouble The strikers seem to have the best of the situation despite the strong military and police guards The companies are still further ham pered by the refusal of their linemen to repair cut wires This it practically a strike of the linemen It Is a Bad Blow The superintendent of the Gates av enue line said that the refusal of the linemen to work will preclude all possi bility of the company running cars for the day The fixing of electric wires is a business which requires much care and an expert knowledge This strike is the greatest blow the companies have yet received as in case of wires being cut car traffic will come to a complete standstill Linemen cannot be secured as easily as motonnen and conductors Cars are running on the Fulton street Fifth avenue Bergen street Simmer avenue Putnam avenue and Flatbush lines None of them have been mo lested Two companies of militia have been sent from the depot of the Atlantic avenue line at Fifth avenue and Twentyfourth street to the depot at Ninth avenue and Twentieth street where it was proposed to start the Fif teenth street line HE HATES A COWARD General Robert Avery Tells ScheJrcu What He Tliinksof His Administration NEW YORK Jan Mayor Scheirens callers was General Robert Avery who lost a leg at Lookout Moun tain The general with suppressed in dignation said he desired to ask the mayor whether the people were to go armed or whether they were to have protection It was certain that they had not had protecion yet He deplored a situation which held the rights of 400000 people of Brooklyn who were accustomed to ride on the cars of this city daily as nothing against the do mands of 4000 or 5000 strikers He ba lievcd that if such a man as Superinten dent Byrnes ot New X had been given full charge of the police here the trouble would have been ended before now Incompetent ox Cowardly The police of said he are either incompetent to handle this situation or they are cowardly or are in sympathy with the strikers The po Ice of New York may be thieves and jlackrnailers but tbev are not cowards As for myself I prefer thieves and blackmailers to cowards There is no protection whatever afforded by the po licehere The other day a car contain ing 15 policemen was attacked by a mob who dragged the motormanto the street and brutally beat him Behind the car was a police patrol wagon with 12 men Yet with the 27 officers present not one arrest was made The police neither club the strikers nor arrest them They have not arrested a striker yet Now this is a pretty state of affairs I say that an administration which cannot meet a situation like this is not a competent administration The men have the right to strike but they have no right to interfere with others who do want to work Was a Poor Excuse Alderman Clark happened to be present said that the railroad corpora tions were violating the law Why are they permitted to do so queried the general business is it to compel them to observe the law Isnt it the business of the administra tion to do so I do not defend the rail road companies but I claim they should be protected against riotous strikers and I claim that something should be done at once to accommodate the traveling public of Brooklyn BLACKS WILL EMIGRATE WHOLE STO 1288 A Hundred Thousand Negroes From Southern States Will Move to Mexico SAN ANTONIO Tex Jan 23 One hundred thousand negroes will remove from the States of Alabama Georgia and Mississippi to Northern Mexico within the next few months That is the statement of W H Ellis manager of the Mexican Colonization company who has jnst returned from Atlanta Ga Mr Ellis states that the massion ary work among the negroes is meeting with the greatest success and the first 100 families mil pass through here this week en route for the promised land The Mexican citizens living in the sec tion to be colonized by the negroes have protested to the Mexican government against the scheme YORK Jan 23 An expedition under the auspices of the biological de partment of the University of Pennsyl vania will start at 3 p m from this city for Central America by the steamer Portia of the Central American line The expedition will be for the purpose of collecting specimens of natural his tory and it is composed of Professor Charles E Hite leader A G Harrison Jr Henry Walsh and Dr J D McDon ald surgeon for the party Htuiibemien Want Legislation ST PAUTL Jan Labor Commis sioner Powers is in receipt of a petition from Duluth signed by a 1500 lumber men asking for legislation to protect them against contracts under which they receive no pay until April They ask for a law which will compel com panies to state what they will pay give notice of reduction and pay monthly Mr Powers will prepare the measure and have it introduced in the present session The Elilm Thompson Prize WORCESTER Mass Jan 23 Dr Arthur G Webster of Clark university has just been awarded a prize of for the best treatise on electricity The premium is known as the Elihu Thomp son prize It was an international com petition and the prize was awarded by a committee in Paris One of Those Palmer Cases CEDAR RAPIDS la Jan The libel suits that were brought against The Gazette and Republican of this city by Tyndale Palmer of Phila delphia and a South American named De Freitas have been dismissed The suits were based upon the publication of a press dispatch that purported to give an account of certain alleged misdoings of the plaintiffs Another Iload For Northern Minnesota DULUTH Jan 23 There is another railroad projected for Northeastern Minnesota The parties interested are big capitalists of Kansas City They have recently been looking over the ground and now propose to build a rail road from Chicago Bay which is 18 miles below Grand Marais and 128 miles from Duluth to the Canadian boundary which is 35 miles away Investigating Grain Kates MILWAUKEE Jan 23 Sitting in the United States courtroom the interstate commerce commission formally began the inquiry into the grievances of the Milwaukee millers presented through the chamber of commerce against six railroads of the West wliich are accused of discriminating in the matter of grain rates against Milwaukee St Paul Shooting ST PAXHL Jan Eddie Murphy saloonkeeper and bookmaker was shot at a in in his place of business on Robert street Murphy was engaged at the time in a controversy with a man by tho name of Kavanagh concerning a woman whom both wore well ac quainted with The London papers fear that John Burns la talking too much Not only too much but too fflibly Boston Herald REMNANT SALE gc Because They are Cheap 60O yds Fruit of the Loom Lonsdale and other similar brands 5b 350 yds Lawrence L L and similar brands 3C 400 yds Standard Heavy Sheeting 5C 42 46 54inch 94 104 Pillow Case Muslin and Sheeting at very low prices 300 yds Standard Prints 350 yds Standard Prints at Remnants of Cotton Flannel in bleached brown and colored at less than manufacturers cost Doubleface Guinea Hen cheap at gc BROKEN LOTS HOSIERY AND UNDERWEAR AT LOWER PRICES THA1EVER NAMED IN JftTERLOO 1 Lot Mens Ladies5 and Childrens Vest and Pants Value from 30c to 50c 1 Lot Mens Shirts and Pants Our regular 50c line 5O Outing Flannel Night Robes Worth 25 pc Dress Goods at Worth up to 50c 5O Worth up to Just the thing for Childrens School Dresses 75 c 25c 50c 1 Lot Black Dress Goods at Value up to to the extreme low prices we are making on Ladies Kid and Wool Mitts Mens Leather Gloves and Mitts Yarns of every kind Cotton Batts Wool Shawls Blankets Comforts Flannels and allWoolen Goods We have only a few Plush and Cloth Cloaks left Best Ingrain Carpets Low Prices on Body and Tapestry Carpet Remnants 5OO Yards Blue Denims 8ic worth 14c 30O Dark Outings QC 1Oc RJemember we sell J P Coats 2OO yds spool Cotton at 3c Best 1 OO yds Spool Silk 6c 10 TwistIIIIIII Working Silk in the world per skein We Must Glean the Stock of all Short Lengths and Odd Lots before Inventory The prices we name are the lowest weve ever made and ought to do the quick too means money down No rem nant cut exchanged or taken back Bring yourself bring your friends for there are bargains all over the house 603 and 605 Commercial Street West Side Waterloo   

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