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Salem Daily News, The (Newspaper) - December 9, 1890, Salem, Ohio NEWS. VOL. IL NO. 291. SALEM. OHIO, TUESDAY, DECEMBER 9. 1890. TWO CENTS. The National Convention veiies at Detroit. Con- President Reviews the Suc- cess of the Eight-Hour Movement. SKIRMISH WITH INDIANS. Ranchmen With tllM-Armi mad Ammunition WhltM. _____ CHICAGO, Dec. Miles n. A terday revived a letter from Buffalo Legislative PUtform of the Farm- Gap, S. D., under date of December 6, which says: "Yesterday afternoon a Aliiauce. Coal JUnerm Will 3cxt to Demand Shorter Strikes Con- ducted by the Federation. DETROIT, Mich., Dec. national convention of the American Federation of Labor opened here Monday with ninety delegates in attendance. Acting Mayor Griggs extended an official wel- come. President Doian, of the local Trades Council, also spoke. President Gompers in responding said: "Put none but union men on guard. We know what we want and I think we know how to go about to get it" After the speeches the convention took a recess. President Gompers' annual address advised the convention to avoid contro- versial questions ami concentrate effort upon such issues as the members are most agreed. That such a course is best, is evidenced by the success of the eight-hour movement since toe last con- vention. Tlie agitation for that reform has been successful iu 137 cities and has benefited 4R, 19? workmen in the car penters' trade, besides countless others in other branches of the building-trades. The demand for an eight-hour day wil be made by the other trades in series and its final success can not be ques tioned. The next industry to make the demand will be the coal miners. They will move May 1, 1891. During the year the Federation has established 274 local branches and the National Trades Onion reports local branches established. Existing branches have added from five to thirty-five per cent in membership. The address de- clares in favor of the system of national unions of individual trades. .During the year authorized strikes have taken place. Of these 989 succeeded, 76 failed and 93 were com- promised. Many concessions were gained without resort to strikes. The people who propose a strike are warned that bluster will -not win. and that they must be prepared for whatever battle they propose. The Federation is not always able to assist strikes financially. President Gompers refers in com- mendation to the project of an interna- tional labor congress in 1893, to be coin- cident with the World's Fair; demands the enforcement of the eight-hour law in Government work; asks for a suita- ble Federal alien contract labor law: suggests the extended observance of Labor Day as an annual holiday; warns against child labor, and declares for in- ternational copyright and ballot reform. President Gompers meets the charge of excluding- Socialists by denying that he has never tried to exclude anyone for his economic opinons and insisting that the only requisite to the trades union movement is good standing in a local union. At the afternoon session the commit- tee on credentials went into session. President Gompers appeared before the committee and objected to receiving any papers from the delegates representing the'Central Labor Federation of New York. While the convention was awaiting the report of the committee on credentials Franx K. Foster, of Mas- sachusetts, talked on the rapid progress of trades unions in New England. Adam Menzies, of Denver, Col., spoke encour- agingly of the growth of the labor or- ganizations in the West The committee on credentials then presented their report They decided not to receive the credentials of the delegates from the Central Labor Fed- eration of New York, but permitted them to thoir case to the con- vention and allow thit body to decic'e it Aftf-r the appointment of various comraitt-'-os the convention adjourned until to-day. ___ party of fifteen Sioux at the entrance to jfatjonsii Banks Sbould be Aboil-Led the Bad Lands endeavored to cut off and fl Depositories for capture three cowboys. Ranchman, in Products Established. the vicinity of the Bad Lands are send- al ing the women and children into this town." Shortly after this letter was received a telegram came from the same place dated Monday, saying: "Ranchmen and Indians had a slight skirmish. The sit- uation is becoming serious, for the set- tlers unarmed. Can you supply fifty good rifles and ammunition, so that set- tlers can defend General Miles will leave for the scene of the Indian trouble to-day. RAPID CITY, S. D., Dec. band of Indians from Little Wound's camp is camped about three miles east of the Cheyenne river. They havo boon raid- ing deserted ranches, killing and run- ning off stock, burning h.iy and grain, and stealing household goods. Twenty armed men, raountil, loft here yesterday for tha Indian camp. They will bo joined by a number of ranchmen and, if they iot intercepts.! by the troops, will attack thft Indians. NATIONAL OF TttADE of Commercial Bodina .Mwt in Crescent City. NEW Dac. National Board of Trade met Monday afternoon in the St. Charles Hotel. About sev- enty-five ware present, repre- senting the boards of Boston, Cincin- nati, Buffalo, Indianapolis, Milwaukee, Now Orleans, Philadelphia, Rochester, St. Louis, Scr.vnton. Trenton and New York. In tan absence of tho president Mr. A. K. Miller, of this city, presided. Mayor Shakespeare welcomed the dele- gates. Frederick Fraley, of Philadel- phia, who wrote that at this season of the year ami at his> time of life he could not unlortako tho journey, was re-elected president. a annual report of the executive council was vend, sotting- forth the ob- jects of the convention. Aftor a recess George M. Howe, of Chicago, was se- lected to preside for the rest of the meeting. Tho report of the committee on representation and extension showed that there ary commercial organi- zations in th? cointrv, comprising 000 membirs. The reports of the com- mittees on uniform commercial legisla- tion in the States and on trusts, were laid over. Reduction In Tariff Duties, of Silver and Prohibition of Alien of Land Demanded. OCALA, Fla., Dec. 9. National Farmers' Alliance reassembled Monday. After routine work and a few speeches denouncing newsraper correspondents because they hare secured information of the proceedings beyond that given out by the press committee, the conven- tion listened to a report of the commit- tee on legislation. This report con- tained the following demands: First-We demand the abolition of National banks- we demand that tae Government shall erab.isu sub treasuries or deuositories in tb.9 severil Sta e- wh.cb shall loan money ot otte people it !i low rate of interest, not to exo-ed twopercent, p-r annum on non-perisb- Ible farm products and al-o upon real estate with proper ..imitations upoi the quantity o. he land and the .mount of money. WP demand th-xt tie amount oi the circulating medium be speedily increased to not less loan Facts Treated of in the Coramls- siou'a Annual Report. To Large Extent the Law Has Been Complied With by the Railways. and Mishaps of Resident! of Ohio. IN SESSION. of Dea th of a Joarnal at. ON, Dnc- Washington McLean, for many years well-known in journalism as the proprietor of the Cin- cinnati Enquirer, dial at hi residence here last in bit year. Mr. McLean bad boon in ill health "for several ycnrs. stiffprinc from kidney complainis. For several months he has been confinod to his room at bis bonae.here- His regains will bo inter- red in Cincinnati Alt Culls. Captain Ains- worth. chief of the pension division. DepartaieTit states that at the end of the fiscal a'.l calls lor informa- tion oa bis oSco bad beea answerod. Dnriasr the 341.593 for papers were answered. aad instead of beia? delated tbrouzh deiay ia his oSce as heretofore. -were bandied Cot. ST. Drc- 9. com- Meeting of the I-ish X.itionaliiit 1'mrty. Loxno.v, Dec. accordance with the circular issued by Chairman McCar- thy, there was a very full attendance of the Irish Nationalist majority present when Mr. McCarthy called the meeting to order yesterday. The Parnellite members were absent, they having ig- nored the circular call, copies of which were served upon them. Messrs. Abra- ham, Dillon, Healy, O'Brien, O'Connor. T. 1J. O'Connor, Sexton and Sheahy were appointed as the consultation commit- tee which is to assist Mr. McCarthy in deciding- upon the future policy of the party. The meeting authorized the chairman to prepare an address to be issued to the Irish poople at home and abroad. The address is to deal with the present as- pects of the Irish question and set forth the future policy of ths party in rela- tion thereto. UffiiSM Offer of W'is.. Dae. fol- lowing- cablegram was sent Sunday evening to Mr. Parnell by Messrs. Thompson, Dupree Gaylonl: "Will give you for 100 lectures in America: A'iO.OlO deposited in bank as Answer at our expense." Thompson is the theatrical man-iirer and the other two fjentlumen are connected with "Toe Irish Arab" company and are ncnr playinpf in this city. Mr. Parnell yesterday cabled a refusal._______________ Collided With a Freight O southbound p. ra. train oa the Cincinnati, Ham- ilton Dayton railroad branch from Toledo, collide! with a freight train at an open switch at last night, badly injuring tho about tho head and severely shaking up sev- eral passengers Both engines were badly wrecKed, together with seve'ral cars, one car of stones beinj throws oa top of the passenjrcr enzino and com- pletely wrecking the cab and boiler. Not f-rrcp TKll. WASHINGTON. possibility of the defeat of the Elections bill in the Senate on a direct vote oa its passage discussed Monday in Republican circles and one Kx-publi'-an Senator went so far at to say tbit it would be policy for the Dcxocraiic Senators to permit lie debaV; to a and a TO'." v> V lax-en before It ted by that be cast it. demand that Congress shall pass such laws as shall effectually prevent the deal- ing futures on all agricultural and mechani- cal productions, preserving a stringent system of procedure in trials such as shall secure the prompt conviction and imposition of such pen- alties as shall secure the most perfect comp.l- ance with the law condemn the silver bill recently passed by Congress and demand in lieu thereof the free and unlimited coinage of silver. demand the passage of laws pro- hibiting alien ownership of land and that Con- gress take prompt action to devise some plan to obtain all grounds now owned by aliens ana foreign syndicates; and that all Innda now held bv railroads :md other corporations 1n excess of such as is actually used and needed by them bo reclaimed by the Goverc-nent and held for ac- tual settlers only. "V, In the doctrine of equal rights to all and special privi'sges to nona wa demand that our National legislation shall be so framed ia the future as not to build, up one In- dustry at the another. We further demand a removal or the existing heavy tariff tax from the necessaries of life that the poor of our land must have We further dom ind a just and equitable sys- tem of graduated tar on incomes. We bellave that the .money of the country should be kapt .as much as possible in the hands of ,the people, aad heace wo that all National and State revenues shall be limited to the necessary expense of the Government, economically and honestly administered. demand the most rigid, honest and just St ite and National governmental control and super.-.sion of the me ns of public covnmu- nic-.'tlon -vnd tran-portatiou. and if this control and supervision does not remove the abuses now existing we demand the Government own- er-h'p of 3iit--h rnsans communication and transportation Delegate Carr, of North Carolina, pre- sented a memorial of the National Farmers' Alliance to Congress asking that it enact as soon as possible the Paddock pure food bill, which was in- troduced at the instance of the Farmers' Alliance of Nebraska, for the reason that the delegates believe that if tha said bill becomes a law it will prevent adulteration and misbranding of food preparations and drugs, which are now so largely practiced to tho groat injury of the agricultural interests of the country, the health of the people and the morals of the business public. Several short speeches followed tho introduction of the memorial and then 'the convention adopted the following resolution: Resolved, That we are opposed to the Conger lard bill and that we favor the passage of the Paddock pure food bilL Warn and Their RwmltlnK Dlw fJulformUjr U ciBMiflca- tlon WASHING TON, Dec. annual re- port of the Inter-State Commerce Com- mission, after reciting the various hear- ings and decisions rendered bj the com- mission, says that the efforts to influ- ence public opinion against the law bj those desiring its repeal, have in a measure been abandoned and the prin ciple of the legislation accepted as tho settled policy of the country. Appar- ently, and to a large extent actually, the law has been obeyed; but active and severe competition and tie prevalence of rate wars has, at various times and places, occasioned of tha pro- visions as to the publication of rates and tho prohibition of unjust discrimina- tions. Nor have the railway associations formed for tbe purpose of preventing: violations of the law by any moans ful- filled the hopes of their originators. They do but little toward preventing rate wars, secret concussions in rates and other demoralizing practices. The great extent of territory and of railway mileage under tho supervision of the commission, and tho performance of such imperative duties as to making of investigations, supervising of tariffs, the collection of statistics and the hearing and deciding of controversies, precludes the possibility of effective en- forcement of the law by the unaided ef- forts of the commission. But had the commission the power which has 'hereto- fore been asked for. to conduct investi- gation through special agents, it would have a means of enforcing the law which does not now exist. The commission has not received from the carriers the aid that might have been expected in preventing violations of the law by their competitors in the granting of rebates, etc. Influenced by tbe fear of offending influential ship- pers, the course pursued is to meet tho illegal concession, not to expose it The subject of rate wars and rate cut- ting is discussed at length and the re- sulting evils of discriminations and other violations ot the law are pointed out The suggestion is made that the practice of rate cutting appears to the public to furnish evidence of no slight weight, that published rates are already higher than they onght to be. The desirability of greater uniformity in the classification of freights is pointed out, and it is shown that the railway to the sug- gestions of the com finally decided upon a uniform classification to effect at an early day, throughout almost the entire territory of the United States. The long and short haul question re- ceives long and able treatment The carriers are adjusting their charges more and more to the requirements of the law, and complaints against it are becoming less frequent. KIPE P01S KEVOLT. A PAItt OP VILLAINS. One Iteeu Arrnitcd and Other U to Latnt CANTON, O., Deo. de- velopments in the case of Dr. David P. Maxwell, arrested Sunday nightcharged with criminal abortion on Miss Lillie Boardnor, a beautiful and highly re- spected young lady of Sandyvillo. show that she was brought to Canton two weeks ago and taken to the house of a family named Culler. The doctor was then called by Charlie Sohott, the .young man who is charged with the girl's ruin. Walkup, who, it is claimed, accom- paaied Maxwell in his drive from here to Sandyville Saturday night, with the dead body of Miss "Hoardnor, has not boon found by the officers. Coroner Shaffer Uel-.l a post-mortem examination and says it showed unmistakable evi- dence of criminal oporation. and in his verdict ho will charge Dr. Maxwell with being principal in tho crime. Sohott is also to bo arrested. excitement is felt hero over the sad affair, and the principals are unanimously condemned. ASSAULTED HIS UNCLE. Family UifflrnltlvA llotween Prominent Clevrlktiders Result in tho Eltleitt llelng Up. CLEVELAND, morn- tog William Ucisley, known among ppliticians as "Sir and at one time the leader of the Democratic party in Cuyahoga, made what is termed a vile reference to his brother. Judge J. W. Heisley. The two men havo been enemies for several years and "Sir William1' spoke in disrespectful terms of the Judge and Eck Ueiiley, the Judge's soli. It is alleged that while in the court house Monday morning "Sir William" called J. W. indecent name. The fact was borne to Eck and he repaired to his uncle's law office in the Wick block. Eck opened hostilities at once by attacking "Sir W'illiani." Eck ia young and vigorous, while his uncle is a man past fifty and has beeu 'ill Eck blackened both of "Sir Will- iam's" eyes and kicked him on tho head and in other of the body. Will- iam was badly used up. He was taken home and a warrant was sworn out for Eck's arrest______________ HON. A. B. BUANT DEAD. Seneca uf by OOkluU Majr to Horn. NEW YORK, Dec. Dispatcher ttom Buenos stato that a fee ling ot disquiet reigns in the city and out the republic, and foari aro tained of another outbreak. The poltot have been armed with Remington The public are disgusted with the ation and with the accumulating evi- dence of aSvOumling frauds under the former regime and a party if gradually growing which advocates the repudiation of foreign The latest do veloped frauds ot tha most overwhelming character and un- paralleled in financial history. Provincial Bank of Sante Fe plun- dered of by one man. Bene- ficiaries of plunder under regime are quietly leaving tL- with the vast profits of thoir and President Pellegrini's g is blamed for for not taking steps to bring tho rascals to active FATAU.Y ol HMU U prize Two Itrutes a V MiM'lall] XKW Deo. Peter Doi Cousin of .luck Pemusey, while suw Allen, a pretty from a criminal iissauh lu l.'.o Poles ia Brooklyn. Sunday niirht, probably fatally stubbed. The woin.cn was standing in tho doorv av of her housa when two men seined her and were about to hor into j-oomx of one of them when hor sr.nwns attracted Dampsey, who thrv house. lie ran into the ba.lwsy battled with the two men. In tho struggle the girl ran into the street, wh.-ro her screams broujrht two oftiews to tho spot. They went into tho ha" 1 way and found Dempsey lying unoonaoiouB. ho having received throe stab wounds from the men who did the stabbing wore arrested. NOT A Nnld That tho CLAIM. tin- New Turin It IVi-. O port of Warneis chairmiin of 11 DELAMATEKJBAJSK FAILDKS Believed the Creditor! Wilt Not Re- ceive More Fifty Cent! OB tha Dollar. MEADVII.LE, Pa., Dec. 9. Reports continue to come in of new sufferers who have lost more or less heavily in the collapse of Delamater Co.'s bank, and a banker of the city said that a cautiouS estimate of the liabilities would not be less than It may be Of course nothing positive is known about the firm's assets, but the most sanguine do not hops for more than fifty cents on the dollar. The whole city is restless and excited. Tho merchants, even those who have not lost directly, say that the damage to their trade will bo considerable, as so many private individuals bad doposits in the bank. _ Annexation Story Pronoancpd WASHIXOTOX, Dec. H. A. Carter, Minister from Hawaii to the United States, left this city last night for San Francisco to consult with King Kala- kaua on the subjfct of the transactions between the two countries. He ex- presses his belief that the story to the effect that the King Ubere on a mission of annexation is an absurd invention of a space- writing correspondent. CONGUESSIONAL. la Senate mad Houta of WASHINGTON, Dee. the Sen- ate yesterday the Indian question was discussed again at some length. The resolution calling on the Secretary of the Treasury for a state- ment of moneys pato John I. Davenport, chief supervisor, was passed. The Elections bill was then taken op and Mr. Boar asked unanimous consent that, a vote be taken Friday. Mr. Gor- man objected. Mr. Gray resumed his speech against tbe bill. resolution to discipline door- keeper Minot was tabled. The Atkins n bill relating to railroad in the District of Columbia was passed; also several ot'ner bills relating to tho District. bill Io give a rebate on manufactured to bacco in store Tanuary I, was passed. Stricken In the Polp't. NEW BRUNSWICK, N. J., Dec. 9.-While nreaching to a congregation at tbe East Millstone Reformed church Sun- day n.gbt. the pastor. Rev. J. P. Strong, said: "A man might fall as easy as a star from heaven." Tho next instant his face turned ashy pale, he clutched wildly at the pulpit for support, and then dropped on the floor in a fit of apo- plexy. Toe horrified congregation was spellbound for a moment Then tbe cooler onos rushed to tbe pastor and raised him from the floor- He was takon borne and died Monday morning. He was sixty years o? ajre. FOKT Inl. ij Satsr-iay rwvrer. while jferria itch-aa. desperado wao re- v ._ Lid. :_ IA A Presktent of bete tfom Debvit Pnaideat Harrisoa aafrasf hia io calliaf pert GotemMm Drffdrncy. Dec. Tho Speaker laid before the House yesterday a letter from the Secretary ot tho Treasury communication from the Commissioner of Pensions submitting deficiency in tbe appropriation for the payment of pe-nsions for the current fiscal year of Won't Extradited. NEW YORK. Dec. Mrs- Cornelia V. Miller, who charged receiving tbe sum of alleged to been eaabfzzled by tae firm of J. H. Field "-oToty. it to Toledo oa of at claiass that p six a Obio raUroad. on bis war v> oae-axM baad regain tafcva x. 9. no a Frank Corb-iW K Oriewn. Savin will not iewre Ettf btit wiU fif bt any nwa tot tte ekaomaasrip tbe world in Attain or France. Dec-St-A of i'r.f jr car- to the ffitaffsr. Nine RKADINO, Pa Doc. Nine persons have mysteriously disappeared from this neighborhood within th e past five Trooka, ard it is the general opinion that have been foully dealt with. Their names aro Jonathan Smith, of this city; Thomas Mengio. of Pinu Grove; Millor, of Schuylkill flaven; three Viys, Jesso Corbett, of Phoenixville; Schell, of Washington, and Keeling Sel- lers, of Roboaonia; John KoDovoski. ol Hickory Swauip; Antonio Sudi, of fetor pie, and Rosa Abfrecse, of PottsUvwiu Tlilff to I'rtootr. Noin UKitx PACIFIC JUNCTION, Minn.. DCC_ 9. it was discovered that Freili-rick oyorator for thn Northern Pacific road, bad stolen over of through tickets over the St i'aul iJiiluth and Korth- orn Pacilic linos, making thoin unl to San I'ranr-i ,co. I'orlbi'id arid ut'.ior points :mil When hij nrrested Cooko puilty to forgery ani was senweeU '.a prison. ___ __ _ ___ _ _ i Vordrrrr I.Tnrhrtl liy JJ GisRESwoon, Miss., Dec. 9. Aaron, ono of tho known of the county, was murdered, night, in his store at Roebuck Yawjo river, by TV-nni-. ?.Iartin. a nejro. Martin was frcat-.n-j a disturbance ont- .side of tho stonr and Mr. Aaron ordered. bim away. Ihe negro drr-w revolver and suol liirn .Martin was purstifd by a of colored citi- zens who wa capturvd bim and swunjj him from tho nr-arost tree. Hand of Brokm Vp. W. Va.. band of who h.-.T-- boon operating ia Virginia. aad one or two of the southern of Pennsylvania for past, is abovt up. Five of the members of in Virginia penii liary and u-n more arc under arreai. 1' "if in jiris has made a f coB C-as_ Dec. C Jt C. of of pate-MB do work (osr laoor. marfcei of I a i 1 I i ;J
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