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   Ada Evening News, The (Newspaper) - June 7, 1905, Ada, Oklahoma                                PAID SLUGGERS KILL FOR LABOR UNIONS CONFESSIONS OF WORKERS' LEADER AND MURDER GANG UN- EARTH PLOT. WORKINGS OF DEADLY 'SYSTEM.' GilHooley. "King" of Band. Operating in Chi- cago During Strike. Raves When Guilt Is of Many Dastardly Crimes. Regular Scale of Prices Set by Organizations for Mur- ders and Assaults of Nonunionlsts. Gauged as to Gangs Knowrv to Police of Great Metropolis. pi-lease "That's the man who killed m> husband." iheso words Mrs. C.irlstrom. widow of a uiur- ni'.'.ur.i.-nist, ia (his city id-, nti- tU'd Chili-: :s Ciilhooiey. self-confessed "kius; -n :i'_ers and so! in motion Io- cs a', ma.1.', ".fry which has t he tact tli.r. i.'11'..-ino is homo of an or- of fluids. opera! us upon si prices the pay of cer- tain 'an ur.ons. are 01: in the pv.rsu.; if I'e.ssilv.e. and nuiini- n'.c. !'.i .il c.ir.not I'e at- tained. :nen to i.iy ilo.vn their a: I lu'r.-.r-.ior. who [-.-r- sis! ,n w A des-'iv the t ntrcat iei- o' I'lc M v'. of the .v- now i unc tV.e v f !lu- '.Al.nr v, rU tho 1" IV..'. h.is a o av. Cii'.h, r '.v. .tt'r :ri .s' f in w :'.s T I1. A :s: i-i' tv. et: 'i of. was rhr nins v. tlrs' !i lh  Keeiey and L'ooney, r.-v.'i. t-d luit I'licli for their miinlers. I u: li''-iiM- prices tii.iu these tire in ex- j for those who would Hike ud- j of tut-ill. A scale of prices de- cl'.ir-d pvilice nut 1'ioritles to havo I I in I'Ms'i'iieo more than j n'.rs and u-i-J. in nearly every s'f.Ko 'i.iui.cl-.ed in tin.-- city during, thai t'.iuo, t For niurdrr. to 1. i; r broken. S'Jfi i S1 slaunhior and food for rs was to in the thi' i! is believ.-t! the cases brou.nh; '..i I'.K'.'.t that were instituied. The Plot Exposed. C'rir.rles the leailir.s.; unionist in Mi-1 .-caudal, in IMS sipnei! ssion to s> 's fi.rth the facts iu un in- tercs'uo; ir..iniii'r. In eor.m.'Ction with ih-' murders he says: j "'I'll'- first timp 1 saw Gll- hoo! u a.-; on the afternoon of April! ii. I'jO.'i. He. wi'h two other men, w.is in the vicinity of the Vehlclo laid aslcia for 'educational purposes.' At the name time a list of names so- lootcd, Incluiling men who hail rofuaod to go out. ou Bt.riko. Thesu names wove soloetod by Henry ,J. Newman, secre- tary of the union, uad Carlstrom's nanio was at the head of the Hat. Oll- hool-jy said: 'Whom ahail wo get He was told to go after the man whoso namo headed the list and to get the uthsiM In order. Ollhooley waa given cash from tho fund for incidental ejt- "Later I met Ollhooley and he said: 'Wolt, I got was known also by the name of 'ho out up an awful tight, kinked mo In tho shins and I will have to go and i.ee a doctor.' Newman gave Qlthoole.y more money, but ho kicked and said ho should havo for the Job. He said ho had received that amount from other unions for the aamo sort of work. We objected at tho time, but later lie received nvo dollars morn, making In all. "Later I met Ollhooley in a saloon on Clark street and he told me he hud got other men. Ho said lie met these men on street cars and fixed them. Gll- hooloy was given more money for his services. Some tlmn after one of  and salii: 'Th'-ro Is nm use of you blarlv- ptiiiiK the vyos of tlrifso men. We ixrn hlfr-i by tho and others to d.) this klnrl of "work and would like to ninko nrrangsmentn with you. You. fellows known aiul lire danger of xeltinK Wo are not Known and la no for us.', told Gilhooloy'that 1 had no pow- er to make -auy grnmgcmonts with him, Jbut told him to come to tho hond- nuai'tojv.i ot unkfti at No. G5 North Ulurk stroet, which that uighUand the matter would takon up Jay who hnd some authority to act. That night Loonoy believe, Feeloy afc ttie meeting, and (ijoy aakod me how about that matter talking about. "I natter tfte ma a result the tera neivr West Van Btiren and sted streets; another near rhioar.o avpiiiie and Market street; another near Twenty-second and States streets, an.l still another in the downtown dis- trict. This last, clique contains over 30 '.ncmbers. and any exceedingly des- perate "Job" Is. us a rule, placed to their credit. Nearly limi assaults havo com-' to the attention of the Krnjiloy- ors' association engaged in the 'Hamsters' strike, and that most of them may ho laid to the rtvo Kanas to ho operatinR ic Chicago is looked upon A3 a proven fart. Wfipu Oilhoolcy learned of Caaoy's hi> was wild with rape. He tore a'.itmt his cell, banging hU hand- inilTM against tho wall and vowed to take llfu of the bnulness afiont. if opportunity ever prenented itself. 'ho roared. "If you haJ kept, your mouth shut they world have known anything ahout It. They would never have been able to nnythinH against us. You a lot oT soft-headed and t.hlft talk of yours will land you as woM n.i me, you Another round of cur-vs cotnplntcd GiUiooley'8 sentl- mentfl on the mutter, and ho led away, still vowing ho would buve life. To the unions enKftfied In thenp ne- furloiiK plotB the bands known as "wrecking and fot a playful spirit tho cash required to ry on the business is charged to "iv.lu- 04itlonal a-a pointed out in t_'asoy's MtRtement. Ollhooloy'H oonfoaglon wua easy to extract from him. At tlrat he sul- len, refusing to hut a QatterliiK word to his proweas brought his profnsbional pride to tho surface, and with it. his part in the crlmcrt. Carl- stroni. tho last victim of Oilhooley'a gave his three UBuniluDtM a hard f, and the attorney rcniarktsd: "I jsupsa ho gave yon a prntfcy haixl ftght -for your didn't "1 say ho could flRht spms." were tho wordH that escaped I ho fellow's lips before he realized the trap. When ho comprehended, he in u of rage. Ollhooley Is Defiant. what arc you going t.o do nbrHil thundered Oilhooley, his roll- IriK aiul the perspiration apppnimig upon bis brow. "Wliat are you RolnR to do about It? Manslaughter's thr most ytiu can make of it. 1 can provn it waiJ'Belf- guy lilt, mo a wallpp be- fjro could gel. In my work. YoirVateh mo, you block-hearted cowards With your stool I'll bring 17 witnesses to every one of yours to prove It was Belf-del'enM, can't aeare mo in tils too long, and If 1 nod It to do over again, I'd do tho lob up Just about the namf> way." "klnc of Is a man Just fitted Tor such a calling, prfays- loajiy, and because of his is a giant in height an d strength, and tor scruples, going about Bis mar- lie is not visibly affected, for the simple reason that sluKglug is nuthlng new hero. Tho Idea must not. bn gained that every union in this city has employed uien in murderous missions, for such is not tho case. Many have stuck rigidly to tho straight, and narrow path In their rights with tho employing class, allowing noth- ing but persuasion to enter Into the sur- rounding conditions of the strike. Will Benefit Honest Unions. Otie benellt of thv expose, one In which the unions will gain, is pointed out by Louis A. Hello, a prominent labor at- torney. He suys: "I believe that the arrest and confes- sions of these men will have a ureni in- fluence upon the labor .situation iu this city. The rank uiid tllo of the labor or- ijonJEHtions havo been kept in almost total Ignorance of the manner in which gtrlkcti conducted. 1 know that the grenl majority of the members of the Carriage and Wagon Workers' union in fact, nearly all of the members who aro not on the executive nothing of what was poing on. atul were as much surprised as the general f.ub- llc. when they rend of the revelation which followed the arrest of these men. "Wo hare never had any (inarrel with legitimate trade unionism. It is not tho amployers, but the radical lenders, BHCh as this man Cawey, who work harm to th cause of labon It Is they who em- ploy thesp scalawags and who fatten oft of tho misfortunes of the honest work- livgman. TTnioitists Disprove Slugging. "I know that this is the view I bat the majority of thn uniont-sts In the city MrUl take of tho matter. 1 hud occasion to tho present Investigation with four union BIPU. om> of whom is a brick- layer, another a plumber ant) another a street enr man. They told me thoy glad that the mon who connived nt mur- der had been apprehended, and hoped would bo punished. "Tho sooner wo get rid of tho kind of follows Who aro paying fheso sluggers thn tetter It is for said one of them tr> mr. 'Jf wo hud cut them out before Wo could nover have a utrlke llko the teainstorH' walkout in Chicago.' "Wo menu to prosecute the investiga- tion which we havo begun vigorously, mid as long as Is anything fu-rtlier to Jo. Tho CurriBRO WaKon Manu- facturers' asHoctation is, of course, intor- eatcd in the prosecution of the men who have boon shiRKing tho employes of its members. We aro not going to stop I however. Wo want, to know all about what the officers of othor unions hdve been dolns in the matter of employing men t.o slug honest workingRien. I be- lieve that by doing so we can put u stop to the. of vKolenco which have dis- graced not only tho labor utflona but the city. OiTes Praise to "1 also want to say that I btllrra In- epeotor Lavin and his dettctlves cannot be too hlgJvir for the work that have done In this case. I have performed one of the tho Klsint capercailzie, thoiich a stran- Rer to Canada, would find hero all tho natural conditions he ru.fovs in his na- tive habitat, says a Lachine report, to the New York Hun. Occasionally found in tho highlands of Scotland, this preotoit of tho family now makes his real homo in Finland. Norway and Iceland. He is equipped nnturw for lit'o in high latitudes, and fattens upon such nour- ishment as he derives whore only stunted specimens of birch and lir trees exist. North of Lako Superior, and bo- tweon that Inko and Lake Tomisca- mlriKue to the northeast, is a tract of wild country which is already u hunt- ers' paradise in porno respects, whorfl partridges and. to the north, ptarmi- gan nhonrxl. Capital llshini: Is to bo had there, and thero are still vfrcin waters to ln> tried, where trout are known to hide. It. IR here tha? i-ovrrnmonT rtp- Kan Its work of plar.tini; the Mack gamo some throo avo. A Rood deal of difficulty experienced In socurlnp stock, as the birds havo ho- como vnluahlo in ICuropp. Sottio pnlrs havo been carefully liberated there, nnd hnvo bred most sui'cessfMlly. They are to bo strictly protected for a or two longer, and then it Is expacted thut they will bo ablo to Inok themselves. I-ast winter VVSLS favorublo to the birds, us thero wan nover any rain to eauso a crust to form on tho snow, and thoy could find roiufortublo quarters evory ixil.d night, nnrlor tho snow. Tine In abundanco, and the seeds t.hey contain wero well and preserved. Wolves may haw destroyed some hlrds, for therr has been consider- able incronsf' in tho numbors of woodland seoiirKes of lato yoars. Rut the capercallzlo Is H strong, v.-nry blrj, not ofton taken unawares, ovpu at night time, in the prosenco of clanger (levolops intelll- Rcnco, So thut wiipn oiu'i11 they have reivchtxl vigorous maturity the birds bo oxpcoted to hold Uielr own ajjainst natural ojiomlos. Nor Is it likely thnt tn n country having vast of mountainous forost land thoy will ever become- OT- tinoT, when rare baa boon Uikon to sve- cure tlioir petabllshment. Their Im- mense strength of flight and innate vigor and actito poxvero of make it practically a matter of Impossibil- ity to eocure a bag of thnni. So thftl. If the plunB ol the Ontario government are earrlefl out., tbfs grand gramo bird mar bo con- sidered to be pretty certain to come to America to stay, and glad- 4aa the hearttv of sportsmen by hit (presence. Philadephia's Council Cancels tho Seventy-five Year Gas Franchise I'illLADBU'HIA. PA: Without a voice both branolic.s of tiie city council xvithdrow tlio ordinancfi autliorixiiiK the leaso of tho city gas works to the nited Cas Improve- mont company for a period of sox'onty- Cve years. Tho council also unanimous- ly confirmed tho appointment of Col. Shrlrlon Potter ns Director of Public Safety and A. Lincoln Acker as Di- rector of Pnliltc Works. Tho galleries ot tho council chnm- bor wore parked to suffocation with sjioetfitors, but Micro wero no dis- turhancos and the action of tho mu- nicipal legislators was received la silence. Take Charge of Military School OKIJU-IOMA CITY: and uois capitalists havo purchased the controlling interest in tho Oklahoma State Mlllitary Institute and will ox- pomt a large sum for additional build- ings and residences for members of the faculty. The .school will be known in the future as the Capital I'nlversity nnd Military Academy. The new institution will be chartered under the laws of the territory and will be conducted as n.u interdenomi- national university and tho military features ot the school will bo eon- tin nod. Ton tlonmninntioms are represented la the personnel of the corporal ion. More Oil at Miami While drilling a well nnd a half Tulles north of town, a tine flow of oil waa struck at a depth ot 105 feet. The well la now tlowHiff about bnrrfrs per day. Tn> drill has gono through fifteen fort of oil pnnil, und Is still in it. A well about a half mile from thin hn.s considerable oil In tt nt elgtity foef. Those are In line with the Neodeshu oil fields njid are located on the (lordon lands two miles from the Neosho river. A company of local capitalists will be orgaijiMxl at. oiici1 to develop Ui.e field. A Oulck Method. "Is his money going "I should say so. He puto It tn rao- log EXTRA SESSION OF CONGRESS It wilt Not Be Called Until After the November Election WASHINCTOX: PnvMdont Hooso- veil will start on Ms through tho south on the of 17lh of Oct. This announcement 1ms bivn made at tho House. Coupled with It W31 the Hie extraor- dinary sc-ssion 
                            

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