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Hutchinson News (Newspaper) - August 26, 1890, Hutchinson, Kansas T I HE NKWS is read by more people than any other Kansas v HUTCHINSON Best Advertising A in the NKWS vield the bot TUESDAY AUGUST PLUMBS Wants Plenty of Time to Dia OUBB tho Tariff fie Untunes His Consent to n Prop tuition to Close Debute on September ho Tariff Bill Taken Op Bat No Made Upon Bouse a Murk of Respect to lewis Wat a BHuiber from Who Dropped Dead Yesterday of Heart the sen ile today Aldrich asked for unanl iaoHfl consent to close debate on the tar iff bill Plumb objected and asked to have e matter go over until It Ji uned to him that the time fixed in the r was too at all events there be some other division of the 31 of thoao who wete prepared to e BUggtstions on that The tnc important part of the debate was ccif to come before the vi instance about what was to be in restraint of the about re about the effect of the bill on revenues and about whether there would be money enough to carry on the govern ment if the bill became a All these things had to be taken into While he was as willing to take chances as the other senators were he did not care to do so until he had time to consider the proposition he had not known any thing about in advance exjept la a cer tain way and he thought it should go over till I offer the memo randum in the form of an amendment for a modification ot the rules in accord snce with the trust that the senator from Khode Island will not pursue thn I dont think that it will be I am entirely within bounds Awhen 1 say that every senator on this tj side will agree to the terms do not think thatthe ar I ought to fail from the objec tion from a senator of a minority if It is satisfactory to a lajga majority of the anil it is for the pnrpone of avoid ing the possibility of that I have given the Iurinan suggested that it the daily hours iif setting were not sufficient then letnight sessions ba Aldrich thereupon withdrew the notice but salt he would ask for unanimous consent to morrow 4 The tariff bill was again taken the pending question being on the paragraph imposing a duty of one and onehal cents pur pound on lead ore and leai provided that silver ore and si other ores containing lead shall pay a duty of one and onehalf cents per poum on the lead contained accordiufi to sample and assay at the port of entry Plumb moved to amend the para graph by reducing the duty on lead on f rom 1 cents a pound to of a cent He thought that the senate was coiniuj to a point where the system protection will result in breaking down certain home industries for the benefit of othe industries and where tho larger Indus tries were to destroy the small The smelting interest was entitled to as much consideration as the cotton or iron man ufacturing industry and that industr wai to be affected by the proposed duty the mine owners of Colorado who do rived so much profit from the recen silver legislation desired to get still more benefit by the tax on the Mexican ore why did they want a duty on the silvei ores of Mexico After a long debate the bill was Ian aside informally and the house resolution for the appointment of senators and rep resentatives to attend the funeral of th late Representative Wilson was take A committee to represent the sen ate was appointed and the senate ad THE death o Representative Watson was announce and the house as a mark of respect to tb deceased Pensions for hav Seen granted to of Kansas as Ws Original special florse Oacsr Lindsberg Gee Topeka Del I Gor Heading Charles Cha jite John Me Piper Bamuel El ity Judish Wellington Jhn Humboldt Samuel U Burlingame Elialia Lam bet iylord Abraham Morse oland Gouda Springs Uob Hutchinnon Cook lokodeinus Oliver Hutchln o Samuel I testoration and Ellsworth jrge Longton Irvin Welsh tes Waver Amos Mew Kiowa jes Cherryvale John 1 Conway Springs William Tal National Military Home James Wathena Daniel iJiym ion Vale Frederick Atch Joel widow of John Wellavllk widow of Milton Brook ville Isaac Lock port Mary former widow o Alex Goodland Eva widov of Jacob Parkerville minors o Alex Couirressuian IQead of Heart live L9wis of Pa dropped in the botanical gardens of heart Bllrer silver offered to the government to iy was The amount irohasod was ounces as follows ounces at ounces ounces at Crops In re orts to tho Illinois state board of agri concerning the miscellaneous rops grown in thie state not heretofore iven to the are summarized as ollows The area devoted to meadows hae been iduced somewhat from that of but ae hay crop has been much more proflta le than any harvested this The ret weather of the early spring gave rass such a start that it was ready for arvost before the drouth set and the dry weather at harvest enabled armers to out and cure their hay in the est of The area harvested was and the average yield per re was nearly one and onehalf he value of the crop is in round nuni ers The demand for laxseed explains the argely inureasud area seeded to this rop tbts The area is nearly and the conditions are favor bio for an average yield per acre of nine which will give a total of uehels the The value of the rop at this date is Broom corn is notasextennively raised n this state as the demand for it would In the counties of and whore the bulk of the crop grown in tlile tate is the condition is but n other portions of the state the present ondition indicates less than three fourths f an average yield yer The prospect for Irish potatoes has never been more discouraging on August than this The continued covering a period of three has played sad havoc with the towing With the most favorable onditions from now until harvest not nore than onethird of a crop can be ex The yield for the state last eason was Sweet potatoes are doing fairly well consider ng the and will make about tiroe fourths of an average Pastures have suffered more than any ither vegetation from the ex ept In a number of counties aimers are feeding their In many nstances cutting up the growing corn for The recent rains throughout the tate have bad the effect of mellowing he ground for fall but came too ate to do much good to the growing Houih Dakotas Whont wheat of South Dakota has beenestimated at amounts varying from three to twenty mshels per These estimates were made while the grain was being cut or AS soon ae it was in the Ordinarily such estimates are quite ph This meant of torture auperceded by one that almost rivals that in use during the times of the In A convict is strapped to a lench with his head between two a bucket of water is placed over him with a small fawcet so arranged that a drop of water will fall on his forehead every five The victim is gener ally kept In this position for an at the end of which time he la all but a lun In many cases their minds become so weakened that they never Another engine of torture consists of a pair of handcuffs and a The pris oner is taken to tho warehouse and obliged to ascend a platform where ropes are twisted so that when the offender Is awung from the platform heis whirled in the air at the rate of 100 revolutions a The victim is left hanging until non circulation causes There are nearly sixty cases of fever in the hospital at present caused by eating putrid A committee of investiga tion will be appointed in a few and more startling developments are ex nd then the prison physicians are called n to resuscitate Many are today A SINGLEHANDED Such the Knlghte of Labor will be Compelled to The Grand Council of the Federation of Knilwny Employes Refuse to Order a lowevor They Commend the Oonrfle Tak en b7 Fuwderlj And ABinro Him of Their KnrneRt Qood Will and Mural VicePresident Webb jevernl ly Censured For Hlfl In the Proient Ulntm FoRltlve Evidence that the Dlncliargred Victims of TrojnpetlUp FLED FKOttl nut Hue Took Her Vine Dresses Aloiiff With and attractive Barah who came here several months ago as housekeeper for Clinton has disappeared on the eve of her wedding day and left bur lover Beach is well and since Miss Hughes came here from hae showered hand some and expensive gifts on While she kept hit honae in order she accepted his attentions and agreed to marry The wedding was set for Wednes day evening For several weeks she has been preparing for the employing dressmakers and purchasing expensive Beach footing the Beach also supplied her very liberally with The dresses were completed on Tuesday and shown to the prospective who was so delighted that he gave the girl a new note to cancel any little debts that might have been That night she took a train for Bridge port and proceeded to New York with all her One leaving her discon solate lover to do his milking and farm Ing in silent THAT TK4IN KBtlrontl Officials Bar MjHarT Will Soon He Olenred There is a feeling in railroad and express ircles here that one or more arrests will 10 made tomorrow in connection with lie Otterville train Detective urlong came in from the east oday and after a confereme but a notable the present exception in year that quantity of straw seems to be all out of proportion to the amount of grain yield AB soon as threshing began it was discovered that these estimates made rom the shock were from 50 to 100 per in excess of the actual Care ul estimates now In hand from thirty counties in Northern and Central South Dakota prove the average for that section to be not less than eight bushels per The average for the state will reach neatly ten the southern portion of the state having had more rain at a time when most and there is a good portion of the Black lille country under The yield y counties run all way from three to twen ty The grain raised on nonirrl jated laud is not of an excellent the berry being considerably shrunken on account of too fast The above thirtytwo counties also show an average of twenty bushels per acre for and nine for the early sown A Crisis In John Mac donald has decided to dissolve parlia ment within a short time and appeal to the country for reelection before Christ The natural term of the present parliament does not expire until A prominent who is in the confi dence of the in referring to the coming election said that the govern ments position would not be Improved by delaying an to the The Liberals have openly declared that next session they were going to open the whole question extending Canadian trade and commercial relations with the United which they have made the main plank of their political The government la aware of the rapidly growing feeling in that direc tion throughout the and seea danger ahead if it allows this feeling to train greater strength before the next Sir John can not longer Ignore the fact that Canada wants to have her relations with the United States extend ed to the utmost possible and to tffer further opposition to the the liberal policy in as he would have to or admit his own policy a failure when parliament meets next would be political left at on Missouri aciflc train 1 for the When Delong was asked regarding Pur ongs destination he declined to but from another source it was learned hat he went to Kansas Detective who went to Lexington lost even returned this and spent a rood portion of the day The Mis lourl Pacific officials say important devel opements may now be looked for any and that the mystery will soon be cleared Arreeted for an Old War leld was arrested here this afternoon for participation in a stage robbery that oc curred in He returned rom California over a year ago and has jeen living here ever The cause for lis long immunity from arrest Is the fact hat the description given by the informant of the authorities is as unlike WarQeld as can be The stage was on ita way from Butto to and the rob bers fired on the passengers and wounded some of The fire was returned and one shot Another was arrest ed and taken to Helena at the but was lynched by the citizens before The officers are looking for another who Is yet at but who has only recent ly been Warfield is a man of with a and has most respect ilOKBIlILE The Colorado Penitentiary a IMicmoe to startling story of the horrible cruelties which the convicts in the Colorado State peniten tiary at Canon City are subjected to has juat come to A convict several days ago managed to smuggle a letter through the kindness of a and private investigation has juat resulted in a corroboration of all the charges At the least offence a con viot subjected to punishment known as the drowning He is strapped to a poet BO that he canuo move a The instrument of tor ture consists of a and with the nozzle within six inches of the convicti a stream with fifty pounds pressure is turned The unfortunate oanno and when he opens hU moutl he is The water IB forcei down bis throat and all through hit head until it assumes almost twice its usual The punishment is continue until the convict ii become unconscious Men are THKIIK su preme council of the United Orders of Railway Employes completed its labors and tonight made public its de The document starts off with a state ment of Powderlya reasons for bo the unjustifiable discharge of em ployes because they were Knights of The failure of Powrtorly to reach a peaceful settlement of the dif ficulty is set forth and the meeting be tween Powderly and the supreme council at Buffalo at which meeting the council became satisfied that the officials of the road in to meet Powderly and adopt Home plan for the adjustment of the grievances of the striking It is then told how the interview between Webb and Powderly brought about and how Webb refused to al low the discharged men to be heard in their own defense in the presence of himself and Powderly and how he also refused to submit ihe difUuulty to Other of Iowderlys propositions were The says the while in Buiulo aud York had ample op portunity to thoroughly inform them selves upon all matters concerning the They saw and hoard both sides and appreciating the gravity of tuo situ ation deemed it advisable to convene the supreme council for deliberation and such conclusion as the facts should war At the meeting of the council all the statements made by Powderly were fully corroborated by tho members of the council who went to York and Webb refused to entertain any proposition looking to the settlement of the nor would he arbitrate any question or make any concession or ex planation with regard to the discharged He claimed the riylit to dis charge employes at will with ait explan From these facts the council arrived at the following conclusion the position of the Knights of Labor aa set forth by V general master and the gen eral executive board of the Knights of Labor meets with our unqualified ap the course pursued by Walter Webb toward Powderly and tne Knights of notwithstand ing his declarations to the evinces a purpose to disrupt aud destroy labor organizations on the New York Central and Hudson river railroad and as was done by Austin Corbin on the Philadelphia and the policy of Walter Webb was despotic to an extent that out rages every principle of American citi and if generally if reduce American workmen to a degraded condition of Walter by the employment of Pinkerton thugs and murderous vile wretches from the slums and brothels of Mew York and other to kill workingmen because they dared to protest against his rule and strike for their rights is a crime of such enormity as will associate the name of H Walter Webb forever with those dressed in a little brief have used their money to secure power to de grade their fellow the efforts being nowpu forth by Walter Webb to destroy the Knights of Labor wtsre circum stances changed in like be made to destroy the organizations of engineers and switch and if successful it is onlyaques tion of time when a similar effort will be ue to Bealthe fate of other labor or Railway Employes the laws of the feder ation do not permit its doing more than it has done to aid the Knights of Labor and it cannot participate otherwise in the A to TKHIIK 25At 0 oclock this evening the following mess age was sent out by the council of rail road employes To Poiedcrly at The supreme council adjourned this after noon after carfully considering the strike in all its You will note the re sult of our deliberations in tonights dispatches which it Is hoped will meet with your The council was unanimous in indorsing your position and the position of the grand executive and most earnestly hopes that the right of which you are champion in the great conflict on the New York Central may finally TROMllSDUF with Defending the KANSAS Elliot of this today made his first defense of the American Field which he won from of He defend ed it against Saml Gay of Olern The score was a each scoring forty seven out of a possible In the shoot off on ten birds Elliott scored ten to Gays thus making a Ruccessful defense of the maruliall County Marshall county Republican convention today elected delegates to the state and congressional No resolu tions were The convention favors the nomination of John Anderson by 58 to Heavy heaviest rain for six months began falling here at obout 4 oclock und still continues at a steady pour with a very slight breeze from the At 7 oclock the United States signal sta tion registered two inches ot rain Pawnee a meet ingot the Democratic county committee editor Eagle Optic and Jacobs were elected delegates to the Democratic state un Manilla County The Marshall county Democratic convention to day elected delegates to the state and congressional Tho latter were instructed tor Libby of this SixthThat by the course Walter he has Webb pur Ilo4 of Lizzie wife of Mitchell ofGueda died here suddenly this evening of bean sued twards the Knights of Labor and the representatives of labo organizations has shown a total disregard of those principles pi citizen sovereignly desired by every American worthy of the and considering only his money power and the corporate power of the company he B is which speak louder than say in the Ian guage of once tht autocrat of the New York The public be Walter Webb seeks to support his arrogant attitude towards workingmen and labor organizations by assuming that the New York Central anc Hudson River railroad ie private proper ty and that his acts in the treatment ol employes are in no sense ot no pub lic concern that he can with impunlt discharge men and remand them to idle ness and poverty and render them home lets wanderers without giving any reason or explanation whatever far his conduct disregarding the fact that the corporation for which he plays autocrat is a thing created by laws in the making of whicl the men he seeks to degrade have a vole which once unified will bring bis cor poration to the bar of where hi millions and the other millions he repre Bents will cease to be potential in decid ing questions of In view of tho foregoing the su council puts upon record its unai imous and unqualified approval of th strike on the New York Central an Hudson River railroad for the cause se forth by general maete as also the effort made by Mr Powderly to bring the strike to an honor able In this general ex prsssion of approval ot the action of th Knights of Labor the course of Vice President Webb if unequivocally con In conclusion the council says that has exerted ita power to aid the Knight of Labor in iU strike by its sympata and moral and to bring it to close upon principle of right and jus tlce that the council met with failur owing to the autocratic attitude of Walter but that owing to the tac that the ot Labor is not a mem her ot the federation ot the Order The Allowed by the Dlnclinrged for Their general executive board of the Knights of Labor convened in session with District Assem bly 246 at 3 Previous to going into the meeting Secretary Hayes said In the conference this morning after aster Workman Lee called the ates together Powderly explained e object of himself and his colleagues calling the Nearly all of the scharged men were present as dele Ten of them were prepared with roots to show that the reason for their scharge was because they were Knights The investigation was then nfined to these ten men and it was town that until upon their connection itb the Knights of Labor there were no mrgas of insubordination The charges were umpedup against At the afternoon conference of the gen al executive twenty of the men ho were discharged were admitted and osely questioned by Powderly re live to the causes which they thought d to their Close questioning i the part of Ppwderly failed to except in a single that iy of the causes set forth by the officials 1 the Central road could have been rounds for the discharge of the n the 1C is claimed many ficts ere brought out which tended to show le charges were trumped The men were asked what sort of per ns were filling their places on the entral road so far as they knew person The geneal tenor of their remarks fas that the places were filled by former mployes who had been discharged for intoxication or Before the meeting adjourned owderly and Devlin then addressed the outlining the course which rould be pursued in case the Federation id not order a general They also welt upon the means at the command of he order to support thU and the unds that were available to prosecute it The conference then adjourned sine Ponderl Aocuiei monster iass meeting held In the rink tonight row a larger crowd to that place than as ever before entered the building ait Powderly entered he hall amid prolonged Wright of the executive commit ee Knights of Thomas McGuire nd others made When owderly arose to speak he was received with a tumult of The strike was already he and he pro laimed it a No man could eay hey were Justice was with the and with justice came public senti ment and that was what was Powderly then asked if any mem ler of the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers was present If there was me he epoke to him and he called upon hat order to array themselves on the Ide of the despite their unworthy It was not until Arthur hat such nefarious doings were made The order mustshow ita hand loon despite its bribed A SingleHanded Fight reporter ihowed Graed Master Workman Pow derly the dispatch from Terre Haute aying that the strike would not be or dered by the Powderly declined to saying hat it wouldnt be policy for him to make any comments upon it until fully fucially Secretary Hayes said If the dispatch 8 it means a singlehanded with the Knights of Labor doing the Johnsons father and great intimacy sprung up between as Ferguson is a skillful Johnson did not like this intimacy between the two boys and eo took Healey off on several long hunting This satisfied aim for a but on returning to Brad ford his cravings for the woods would breftk out Nothing would seem to satisfy On July 4 Healey received a present of a gun from friends in and for several days pleaded to be al lowed to go to the mountains tu His request was On the morn ing of July the gun and a few necessaries were Search was immediately The boys took to the woods and pushed back toward the mountains where the wild They were tracked here and there by their or by some old trappers who had seen them but since Monday no trace of them has been Healey is almost dis tracted by this disappearance of his He has offered large rewards for the young and numbers of men and boys are in the mountains looking for Healey went to Vermont yester Healey goes today if nothing is heard from his about whose safety great fears are 1UDLEY TIIOHA8 A Jury at Bedalln tlliu of tho oclock last night William prosecuting attorney of Saline began the closing of the argument in the state against Ridley on trial here on a change ot venue from Saline county for the mur der of John Lowrey near Marshall Oc tober At 0 oclock he concluded his address and fiftylive minutes later the jury returned a verdict of not Tnomas is still charged with the mur der of Lowreys wife at the same time and but no change of venue was taken in this case and Rector an nounced his Intuution of trying the case at Marshall at the October term of the Saline county criminal Thomas was convicted of the murder of the JUowreys and sentenced to The case was taken by appeal to the su preme court where the finding of the criminal court was reversed and the case remanded for a new Thomas will be taken back to the Marshall jail Suicidal little town of Andrew was tho scene of a ghastly attempt at suicide on Thursday Viola aged 23 a intelligent who taught cue her throat with a razor and then attempted to jump into a She had been attending the teachers institute at Savannah and is supposed to have brought on MI aberra tion of the mind by over Wednes day night she took a razor to bod with and when all was quiet rat tier This attempt was a failure and she dragged herself out of the house to the well and was in the act of climbing over the high box which surrounds when her attracted by the ran out and rescued Her recovery is considered WANT MORE The Oherokoo Oattlo Company Re luotant to Leave the And Will Mnkc Vigoroua to Secure An Extension of Their Preildent Harrlunn Will be Aiked to to Their Tale of Cattlemen Pleaned at the Proipect of the abolition or Itnhlr Preparation to Tout the Kaniai Sor ghum Hod has oped in the last day or two that the Cher okee cattle company will endeavor to secure an extension of the lease which it now holds on several hundred thousand acres of land in the Indian In various interviews printed recently its members have been telling of the losses that will befall the company should the presidents order to vacate the Cherokee Strip be rigidly They BBV their cattle are poor and unfit for They claim that there arc no other ade quate grazing lands available that the drought in Kansas and other states east left them with no Un der these circumstances they think the president should grant them an extension of time in which to remove their The cattlemen of Kansas will protest against the extension of the Cherokee companys The great objection to the me of the Cherokee Strip or other public ranges by cattle compa nies is the inequality of the competition it forces upon the stock who is com pelled to pay taxes on his pasture lands and buy feed for his The free range hcs destroyed tho profits of cattle raising for the and has driven him out of the Tho Kansas cattlemen have come to a realization of this and will demand that the gov ernment shall cease to be a party to this rank They claim that Just syndicates us the Cherokee Cattle com pany have ruined the stock raising in dustry of The Tunnel POUT workmen engaged on the two ends of the Clair river tunnel between Port Huron and shook hands with each other this morning under the Clair river and made the great subterranean highway echo with their The tunnel is practically This makes the completion of the greatest river tunnel in the world and possibly the greatest piece of engineering in this It is eleven feet longer than the Brooklyn KAMSAn PrcparlUB to Toit the and Ilect the government arrived today to take charge of the government exper imental station which ban been estab lished here in connection with the Sugar Congress has just made a large appropriation to experiment with tho sorghum indualryin this The new machinery will be in place ready for use and a small quantity of sugar will be run off for the purpose of testing the but the work of making sugar will not begin in earnest until the first of next Tho com pany had acres of norghum in good and about It will probably requirs three months to convert this into and will require from sixty to seventy A field of ten acres of beete is also in good The manufacture ot sugar from beeta with this kind of plank is in the nature of an but Superintendent Watson feels sure of suc In which case preparations will bo made for a much larger It will take about two weeks to run off the sugar from the ighting and the other organizations aid ng A Statement From Powder y made thin general statement I am after this morninge confer more than that all the men were discharged simply because they were and Webb has started a crusade to down the Everything ooks cheerful and ro matter what decis ion the supreme council at Terra Haute may arrive the strike on the Central road will be fought out to the A NKW VOBK BOY3 WILD lie to the Woods and Uroat NEW missing son of Warren the carriage at has not yet been heard Sumner years with a companion named whose parents live in disappeared from on July Young Healuyhad been sent to Vermont with a law to stay at the home of the latter during the for recreation and Three houri a day were devoted to study and tne rest to Healey la a active young fellow and passionately fond of He met who wai employed by Whent Harvest at the gathered by the Hungarian minister of agricul ture place the wheat harvest of the world at hectolitres and the quantity required by importing coun tries at The total quantity available to meet import demand is estimated at hec The minister of in his lays stress upon the fact owing to the small quantity of stored the surplus is email as compared With the import Noted Outlaw Steve the noted heavily was taken to Lumberton from where ho was recaptured a few days Jacobs is an He brutally murdered an aged white a year He was con victed and sentenced to but es caped ten days before the date set for the lie lived m the and until he was recaptured was the ter ror of the Unknown Colored Man unknown colored man was struck by a ireiu this morning on the Kansas Wyandotte and Northwestern road and instantly The inbound fast cattle in charge of Conductor had just paused Piper when it struck the The train was delayed for two Htanler Htlll Stanleys agent has written a letter in which he saya that Stanley is very far from be ing restored to perfect tie U a the United States strongly denies the report that he is about to resign his Fortune In Potatoes the vi cinity of Edwardsville and Banner Springs the farmers planted pooled and up to date have suc ceeded in selling io Chicago parties They are now getting per bushel by reason of the Several parties paid per acre for this and after plying per car load freight to Chicago their potato crop has yielded enough to enable them to pay for the One man sold worth while another has sold pota toes and garden truck to the amount of In North Lawrence several farmers made enough off of their potato crop to pay off their mortgages and have something left Sugar sugar works will begin running sugar Septem ber A government experimental sta tion will be established on that The new machinery will be in place ready for use next and a small quantity of sugar will be run off for the purpose of testing the but the work of making sugar will not be gin In earnest until the first of the The company has acres of sorghum in good condition and about 400 acres in fair In com plete returns from the election for a member at large for the assembly to suc ceed the late Milton Reynolds show the election of the by a plurality of about There were about Alliance votes The legislature will convene on Wednesday morning and many of the members have a ready come to this city to take part in the struggle for the legis lative positions which will be determined by the caucuses Cholera Cholera is spread ing in tne city ot Thirteen cases ana five deaths were reported Weather Forecast till 8 For Kansas Rains clearing In northwest portion variable The Strike In 13 oclock this afternoon the stock yards strikers com mittee reported to the strikers that the switching association had decided to ac cept the proposition of the switchmen in which they aak fur twentynine cents an hour for engineers and eighteen cent for She Wouldnt Marry Wilson shot and killed a young and pretty lost Saturday night because she refused to marry tie then fatally shot Both are col at Maratuira winners ot winds except in extreme north1 todays Gold Kcwd Tide em stationary Cecil B Oypijr Queen and
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