Titusville Herald, April 4, 1888

Titusville Herald

April 04, 1888

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Titusville Herald (Newspaper) - April 4, 1888, Titusville, Pennsylvania The Store The Largest Stock The Lowest Prices j i L BENDHEIMS itngtnlle VMP WSMBTJBBBBJW FINE 81 L BEHOHEirS FIRST DAILY PAPER IN THE OIL REGIONS VOL XXIII NO 249 THE GREAT RAILWAY TIEUP TITUSVILLE PA WEDNESDAY APRIL 4 1888 WHOLE NO THE SITUATION CROWING MORI CRITICAL DAILY K of L Claims to Have Defeat ed the Brotherhood and the Con duotom Denounce It in Strona Idle Busi ness Paralyzed Millions Lost HI PHFS3 To TKC HEKALC CSJOAOO April local paper Tbe general advisory oouiniiUee of tbe Brotherhood of Locomotive Eugineers bad a meeting last night for the purpose of oou what steps were necessary to pre vent the radicals pursuing a course that it H feared will end in the disintegration of tbe Brotherhood The conservative members hare become greatly alarmed over the law lass actions of the switchmen an the blame tot the actions of the latter is placed on tbe of the engiueera Theswitobmea aided by tbe radicals in the Brotherhood it it claimed Lava nfsumed tbe management of ib3 strike and the offloeri of tbe Brother hood are no longer consnltsd as to tbe steps necessary to be taken Moat of the meoj ben of the committee strongly urged the idiption of a resolution declaring that be Brotherhood of Engineers has nothing In common witb the switchmen and is In DO way responsible for thair actloni Mr Hives chairman of the Burlington grievance committee and two or thrae others were the only ones who opposed such action claim ing that the aid oE the switchmen was needed to help tbe eugineers to gain the figbt agaiust tba BarlingtOii fisferring to the notice served by tbo Bonk Island on the Bnrhngtou ibat there shall ba ao further exchange of traffic Ln paper says The office vroik of the fiook Island baa increased 20 par eauh since the inauguration of tbe and la still on tbe up grade inu company is prepared lo enforea its tm uonncemeat to tbe Q yesterdav it ul points where here ere connecting trucks oisr which tbe Q oould enter the liock liltud yards I hs latter has placed locks ou the switches ftnd given ordera to their awitcli jaen to allow no 4Q trains iu meu are grsatly pleased witli this state of affairu Ihe oardtaal virtue cf the Bock Islands po sltion is that announced by General Mana ger St they intend to avoid ty ing up tbeir entire system and causing great i jconvenienoe aad damage to the people on their line by refusing tbe freight of the As a result of yesterdays notice tbe Bur lington has reinstated its complaint against the Book Island in the Doited States Cir cnit Court Judge Gresbam will hear argu ments tomorrow PEEDICITNO A TJMVEBBAi KEUF The C M St P sirikers held a meet ing last night lasting until a late hour The chairman of their grievance committee mads a speech in which he declared taat that road was practically tied up He pointed to the fact that 5000 employes had already been laid off as a proof of this asser tion H9 advised the mon to stand firm and predicted tbat every road in the city would be tied up icside of 48 hours Sim ilar ipeeches were made by other speakers and a resolution in favor of a continuation of tbe strike was carried witb a yell Aa unsuccessful effort was made to induce tbe passenger engineers and firemen to de olare on tbe side it the switchmen and switah engineers but the representativesaid uo just reason bad as yet been presented why they should The strike it is stated has already seriously crippled the St Paul road The through passenger engineer trains are ma tting on time but witb very few The Northwestern areon the contrary crowded in an uncomfortable manner Tc morrow St Paul will Join Burlington in its attempt to force the freight upon tbe roade that are DOW reaping the benefit of the strike The Western avenna yards of tbe St Paul ere full ot traina made up for road ia the oity At 6 oclock in tbe morning a train ot VI cars will be Bent to tbe stock yards Liter a ths day transfers will be placed upon the tracks of the 0 B A Q 0 t N W Panhandle Chicago k Eistern Illinois and Chicago 4 Atlintio Tho strikers say that have positive assurance that the Kortb jrardemen will strike rather than touch 1 Q car while of tbe North western employe eaj the ioad has so much freight of Its own that it conl1 cot touch Burlingcn traffic if K vnht d to TEE OENttiL OOILUOK Tho Chicago Times this morning sum miug np tbe situation says Tho existence general conspiracy among tbe train bacde on all tbe railrosda centering ic Gbieago to a boycott ngaiast the Burlington unmistakably cpparert Ths policy of tbo Bnrhcgton in de uiandlog the receipt and delirsry of cars in the regular coarse of buiincs bag dsmonstrated tbo conspiracy beyond qnaitioa Oa all tbe roads the situation it critical and threatening Tbe Port Wayne It in the throas of a strike aad lU freight at a standstill MatUrs are in iflueh tba same position ou tbe St Pad vrliero it is the locomotiva on the entire system will make common canse witb the striving switcbmen On tbe PanbsQdle tbe cue ia critical and trouble ii looked for Chicago Untie BTrjtoliiaea aud engineer having yesterday in defeating an atismpt to transfer a Q train to their are jubilfst and dfiaDt dsclaring openly their purpose to prevent tbe recaption of tbe bojcotted Tbo Bock Ishod ment no secret of its Q rather Iban preeipitU trouble TVitb its men nod the polity of ths Is rirtnaliy tbe are with tbe Burlington arii both are getting tbe benefit ot tbe Bur licgtouii trouble For todty a general truce is declared tbe Burlington agreeing not to deliver cars t1 tbe other roads in accordABoe witb the request of the obief of police whose forev will be slsnoti entirely engaged in service at tho polls leaving 110 policemen for duty at tba railroads To morrow in all probability tbe conflict will be renewed with added scope and intensity THE MICHIGAN TKOUBLE Until 2 oclock this afternoon not a wheel had turned iu the Michigan Central yards since 7 a m the engineers firemen and iwitchmen all having deserted tbeir en A committee of Brotherhood en gineers arrived this monliug from Jackto a Mich who are earnestly opposed to a strike and they labored witb tbeir brethren This afternoon an qfflser of the company said ths men went back unconditionally At a con ference between the strikers offbars of tbe company aud the delegation of Brotherhood men from Jackoa this settlement was agreed upon and about 3 p m the man be gan returning to work It was stated st the offices that the train of Burling has all the com motion would be forwarded this afternoon THB BaOTHEEHOOB BOMBABDID Aa afternoon paper publishes advancn sheets from tbe report of the grand secre tary of ths Order of Hailway Conductors which have been sent out to the managers of the various railroads The report in made np almost entirely of bitter denunciations of Brotberbood of Locomotive Engineers The following are extraoU It is unnecessary to do more than call tbe attention of the of the order to the fact that divisions of the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers have passed reso lutions 5hat after tbolr trouble with the 0 B t Q should fcave been settled no mem ber of the order should be permitted to run a train where a member of the Brotherhood of Locomotive were employed and why Bacauso forsooth the members of the order have not beeu willing to mabe Of stepping ttones for the engineers to mount higher bscanse they have uot joined in n fiqht agaioat their owu interests to accommo date the baoause iu a word they Uave dardc to bemon and to atteud ta thsir duties I say with einpbasia tbe time ban come when conductors should in averv instance oppose this organization in its de mands of the railway companies because every time yon aid tbe engineers you injars your own standing and probable increase of remuneration Wbere it there au instance on record where the engineers have aided in tbo degree any other than themselves They apply to the switchmen brakeinen firemen one whom they think can be persaadsd lo aid them and soon as tbe trouble is orer commence to prats that their organization keeps itself free from alliance with any other that its members are skilled labor and oanuot afford to place their skill on a par with the unskilled of other organizations by assisting them Behold them now on their knees to the switchmen and brakernena associations It IB time for the conductors to teach tbe railway officers what tha engi neers themselves already well know and are aniious to conceal that ninetenths of the conductors of the United States are capable and trustworthy enijineerf The conductors on tbe Chicago Burlington and Quincy have already demonstrated this and they are ready to do it on other roads I hope sincerely that the time is closo at hand when they will not only ba ready but rilling to do so all over the United States Today the engineers receive pay for the intelli gence ikill experience and responsibility of tbe conductor They have been able to ac complish this result only through the aid or at least the sympathy of the themselves A POLITICAL APSOT MILWAUKEE an early hour this morning General Manager aliliar of the St Paul road was found sitting at hw table in hie private offioe dictating letters to amanuensis He there were no now developments in the situation aad every thing on the St Paul system was moving smoothly Mr Millera attention wa1 called to an opinion that the order promulgated yesterday onttiag down the working force of tha road would givs 1000 votf 3 to the Labor ticket iu Milwaukee Ha said It is my business to take care of tho St Paul rotd and not of the tickets nominated by tho politwal parties I dont believe the order will make any difference I am that most of tne men employed by ths St Paul road will see that their interests Will ba subserved by the iueoeas of tbe ticket which ia acceptable to the business men of the oity Certainly that is for the Interests of the railroads and what is for the of the railroad U for ths interest of the men employed by it BtATJEX BT THS K J K T April i5 ilcfraira of the geaeril executive board K of L in owu for past week was intsrriowed by n reporter today He was MkeJ What do you think of the railroad trouble in the wcsi Tbe 0 B i engineers viitasUiy bsaten Mr McGnire replied and tbors it no use in tbair prolonging the conflict it is the K of L who hava baaten them Oar peoplo hive been getting even witU Brotherhood for ita course iu tho and Reading strikes Do you not think that tbeir defeat in ttis ttrks will be a fatai blow to tbe Brother hood1 No This may be a good thing for the Brotherhood It may tesc1 them a naofsl U850D I think that tec end itill tint Brotherhood wiil cither coma into tba K of L or wili eater ittj some kind of a oontnc with them BATHEB CKIOAOO April the Burlington Railway kftked Judge Oreaham for an order to compel the Bock Iilaud to handle Q freight tbe Hock Inland answered by oharg idg that the preaeut itrike ww umply a part of the Burlicgton programme to force tbe ether lines into joining a railway truif which tbe Burlington Mid to Mr II B general manager of tbe C B Q answer to theie charges iu an affidavit which wu filed this ufUrnooti The affidavit demos iu detail all the charges of the Book Island whieh it pronounces scandalous and Xalse Five thousand delegates representing the uremeu and switchmen of al roads leading to Chicago held a uteeteg afternoon to the strike Geuerel Manager Jeffrey of tbe Central muda an extended speech at the eonclusloii of which it was resolved that the men of enoii road ba allowed to tnsirotrn jadg menl iu ftll questionii growing oat of the This considered to be a virtual eadorsement of the Michigan Central mens action in returning to work today Tele grams passed todsy Utwsan the Ft Wayne striken aud Superintendent which promis a spsedy termination of the on that road Tbe asked whether if they returned to work iu a body this morn ing they would be taken back Mr McCrca replied in tbe affirmative provided they would handle all business without disorimi nation These brief messages indicate thet the Fort Wayne switch engines will eteain up tomorrow morning usual and put a to the blockade of ImtaevK traffic of tills road The Burlington road thU afternoon ap plied to Judge Greshaui for au injunction against tbe Belt Line to restrain be Utter from refusing to handle the Q freight or in any way refusing tbe Q road iuch facilities iu the matter of handling freight as it furnished other rosds lodge granted a temporary writ The Chicago Evening News Due cf the most important moves that has yet been taken in connection with the railroad strike at present paralyzing trade in Chicago decided upou iu secret session by Lumbermans Association today This is nothing IKSS than to taUe legal against every railroad connecting with the Burlingtou to compel them to haul out their lumber and transmit it ovar their respective 1HE KHAL BTKCOQLK The Burlington officials announced thia afternoon that another general advance would be made by them tomorrow The delivery of would bo attempted to a large number of and the final struggle ia the great strike would in all likelihood then take place At police special were being sworn in all day from reserve lists of the department Information as to what roads tbe cars would be sent by the Burlington was refused at tbe Burlington offices An inklirg of bow tbe Burlingtons general advance tomorrow may be met in some quarters lies in the fact that in order to reach the Grove street yard the Q trains are obliged to pass over a portion of tbe Alton tracks and pays that road mileage on every train it sends to Grove ttreet where connection is made with the yards of at least six other roads gome cf the five or switches we the key to the sitnntioD If these are spliced or spiked the i cannot deliver oars to those roads and all the kings horses aud all the kings men would be powerless to get a trjin through This is an imminent danger and one that the Q people fear The switches of the Rock Island yards connecting with the Burlington ate locked and securely spiked so that no Bur lington cars can be run Into the Rook Inland yards TKC SANTA re CHC BOxaOTT KASSAS CITT April a general and secret meeting of switchmen in the yards here held late last night reliable information wan presented to the effect that the Santa Fe would not force the men to handle Q1 freight The meeting thereupon ordsred that if such be tbe oase the yardmen on that road who went oat last evening sbonld re sume work this morning In with this the meu all took their places again this morning A MSCtTLIAB SSUOICTIOH WASHISGTOS April House eom on commerce bag agreed to Mr An dersons substitute to Mr Whites resolution providing for an investigation of tbe Chi cago Burlington Quinoy Bailway strike by a special committee to be appointed by speaker Tbe resolution declares that the locomotive engineers now employed are in competent and that the claims of resumption of poblio duties by tbe Darlington is fraudlent pretense CUus the California sugar king will build a rtflntry ia Philadelphia Lie aid Pearl 50 Dont pay 7S tinier no prlutej on bottle Duplex Corset THE AUXILIARY COM CERT At Optra House TMt Preyramme of the Music the longpreparedfor and concert of tbe Ladies Auxiliary of the T M C A will occur at tbo Opera Boose bis evening beKitmiug at 8 oclock The nature of tbe auxiliary and the grand object for which it in BO earnestly and heartily working should be enough to till the Opera House but napplemented by tbe brilliant array of talent appended it seems IndubiUble that tbe audience will be of flittering propor tions Of tbe accomplished ladies who wilt ttke part in tbe RKIAU bus already ipoken at length The follow ing from the Washington Republican bow ever in appropriate iu rttfs oonniotiou it serves to vhow with what universal roniiums Mrs Feuger ties throughout the country Mrs Fengar gave a fine interpretation of De Benots twelfth nria with variatiou performance received a merited doublo and was a surprise even to lier tnoit intimate friends She possesses a brilliant technique combined witb i beautiful quality of tone and is a representative of the French school On being enthusiastically recalled sbo played Borne Street dome witb variations BO pleusiug to the audience that the was forced to respond witb a Lul laby Till Part J Vcxml Wo Moot Again TouigUL Ool Itgo HOUR Willird Wulton Iredell and Potttr tiano Polka Bo Concert William T Wailaou Mast r Frank Theobold Initrumeiital Indiana LAf ricainoMeverbeur Uetars Drtkp Smith Ptrkiiu and McEnaney Vooil tella with violin Blblpr Cornet Htrtam Folka T H Holliti ionJoHep h Coleiuan Tiolln by Do lleriot A A Peugar Knows What tho Bella Say A FanningMrs VTslteaald Uirootor Part II Piano WhoolSidusy Smith Frank Vocal tolo of Ohilton by rcqntst J Hart Gordon Anton Bdirfick Violin Solo CavatiniiBy Roff Mrs I A iengar Cornet and Lilian Walter JoKeph P Colcmau Veoal Hutloa Mrs Kellin Hiber OhonuIraso Ye tho lira Wakefleld Director Why Laura loit Her Ueau Laura ouoo hid an afflnopt beau Who called twica a fortnight or Now ilia sin Sunday ere All slaue 1 1 grieve Ob wbere u ucr recreant bean And why did ho leave Laura V Why he DEW that Linra was a languish ing deheate girl subject lo si ok headaches soueittve nerves and unoertaiu tempers and Knowing a lifelong trial ie a fretfnl sickly wife be transferred his attentions to her cheerful healthy cousin filloi secret is that Lauras health and strength are sapped by chronic weakness peculiar to her sex which Ellen averts and avoids by tbo me of Dr Pierceu Fivorito f rescrijHion This is the only remedy for womans pecu liar weaknesses aud ailments sold by drug gists under a positive guarantee from I he that It will give satisfaction in every case or money will be refunded See guarantee en bottle wrapper Mr Geale Will Rebuild the School house Pa April a 1SB8 Adjourned regular aiettiog Present President Jiatec Mtwwrs Bylas Codamer Chase and Btinuss Absent Mensn Emerooii McKelvy und Westbeimer On motion Mr wan elected lary pro tern Tbe building oo mantles roportod tlml Mr Ely declined co enter into contract On motion of Mr Chasn the building committee wero authorized to enter into eontract with the next lowest bidder Mr Qsaie providing he furimhes a bond natii aotoiy to tb9 all tbe momben preient voting aye There being no further butrintsu tbe preti dtnt declared tbe meeting adjourned Secretary pro tea Kreeo They mide him quits sikf Jiat ha took i faw Pell I That cured htm right qaiok k a eisier physie Xou wil flnd Than small TUB pnrRitive kind Smal bat predou 25 par THE CITY MILLS ot fc Leading Brands OK FLOUR Manufactured Integrity of material and nwko Jives case and eletrwos M tonu Can be depended upon for satisfactory awTloe Warranted Sold for Dollar Sample seat poutpaid uo receipt of prtoe Joiiix Eason PKOPRIRTOK BREVITIES closed at Dowuiiig in HpurtaouR ant JOUM Ucturtd in Erie ou Mondty night lait Auiilisrv oouosrt the Houso tonight Dout fail to atteuvl Hou E L Daria ot was registered at tho Oil Exchange yest Nollie Kay of FmukHn Pa dud at the Warrsn for iuttne on Sunday lasi Brtt one mail nuder delirery nysteoi Monday tuorniug WHS Mr Lipps and tbe carrier Al Kraffert art now about 2601 drillers and tool members of the Drillers and Tool Dressers Union with headqnarUni at TituiTllle W Bougbtou left yfstorday for tho Worth Warren iueane where ha will assume the dntios of ntflwurtl to which position he was recently appointed that the lake city Dunkirk secured control of the RM franohme tho citl are making arrangements to streets The harbor is aUo to be unproted vessels are to stop there and thu oity in joyinjr a mlclatare boom Bradford laclioa who are to patt in the auxiliary concert this evening tr rired in the oity ou tbo tram lust even log Mrs Gipt is a guest at the ntidenee of E O Emerson Esq Urn Nollie Hihler is a xaetc or Mr aud Mra Oeo A Eukuort and Airs Flora Hliearintu a gaest at tbe resideuoo of 0 W Arobbold Alert Club social ut tbe armory lest was an einiuout social IUODASF mid looludrdl sotus of tbo elite of the oily nmocg itn purllolpauts MuNuuglitou furnished good musio for tho duocoiv aud after au ex Mlleut supper lUaHter Jos Joleamn and Ohas MoEoaney rintortuincd the company with several fine corcot and piauo duotts No more eojmblo parly tins been giren this season Oil Creek Doiou No 482 E A U have mailed tiiudsome iuvitutioiiH for their soiree at tbo armoiy tomorrow biiwduy evenJDR Ooloiuuud orobostrn IIHH been en gaged und nrranRctuGntK luuQo far an of rare ocjoynieut Oil Orcek bus ths r ipntation of being aufivtiu the of sooial bopp aud the ladiew dont propose to alow this event to luck ouo Hointilla of brilliauoy of those of the pait Post O A Jtt will be by a broadgauge advoitwemeuf will oou dmct au entertainment ou an eUbotnt scale nt the Opera House Monday April 1Mb the aanlrenarf of tha earrander of Kobl E Tbe prominent ministers of aity hare been invited lo deliver luldregioti nud a prograninie of brilliant tuiuio both vocal and instrumental together with tableaux bud many other features of iutorott will he affair tho grandest aud it in to be hoped the most successful one in ho history of the post The entertainment is for tba benefit of the post charily fund through which in calculable good hag Ijoou accomplished amid tbe poor and uaedy veteranu aud tbeir fam ilies ia thin oity Eroryone should enlist U the undertaking a signal financial well as social success World compliments the IIELALU on knowledge of aootciaiy exhibited iu the report of a recent ruilroail ncoident Bat the HESUD IB uot proud Even the physioiang of the oity have acknowledged mediufil reporters ucqiiireuiyuti in anatomy an a Notliiug IH lo good for our rsaduiH KTBU tlie ounko funeral editors are eminent in their linen The critic trill show his as quick aw tbe HUUBOU opetiH and the Hullivtuihtio tditor IK getting iu trim by practicing on Bpriug pools A special eoluomjpf history haa been thought of but it was concluded tnit one infliction a week was all the oily ooald stand without bringing on a Herious oulbnac and a reeuaotmeot of the of tbe French comtnume it 1U rorxmoT praven in millions of homos for more ttun qiurtor of ccntary It h by the UnsUid SUton aovornnicnt Kn daned by the lioiwls ot tho flnsat as tbs atronifest Forest and most Hoilth Dr Prices Crasm iiaklng Powder docs eonltJn Ammonia Lime or Alain Bold ouJy lacing PRICE BAKIHQ POWDER 00 DR LLOYDS FAMILY MEDICINES No Cure No Pay AM DRCQO1STS E K TIiompsoD LOOK THE All We are prepared to skow yon the Beat Oorwts in the nurket for Comfort Health and Durability Tou oau tuake no tniatake ia iug for olttier Or Wuraera line Flexible Hip Health aad Nursing Or Health Short Hip aud Nursing Ooneta Security Ooruet 900boue French Coriot If jou wiah the ueatmt and comfortablo Buatlo atk ior the Bottle and mah will be granted Do not ier get we have alio the Uneat aad bent lines of Embroideries both narrow medium and ikirtiug widths in the oity AIHO Spring Glorea Hosiery Underwear flushings Collars Cufl6 Surrah Sillu Satins Velvets Plashes and Drew Goods of every dofccription wlawkr will alwaws be sold the lowest possible Dont forget that we also sell tbe boat Kid Gloves 4 button for fl 5hook for tl85 and Mathers pat ent tttiteuing and finest Kid at all of whioh are warranted and give the best of satisfaction J T FRANZ OIL EXCHANGE DRY WOODS STORK ASTER NECKWEAR IN ALL TBE NEW COLORSand SHAPES TOST SI LESLIE THE HATTER t FUUNfSHKK Next Dour to 1odtofflue C H WARRIOR Merchant Tailor SPRING i SUMMER SUITINGS BABY CARRIAGES VELOCIPEDES TRICYCLES Fisher Goldens ItOEtMM U New York Ba A cordial iimfetion ezt to EDGARflALi Sash Doors Blinj AU CUM OP turner RHlls i OFFICE DESKS COUNTI BAMS BOATS OIL TANKS HAKROWS FARM ROL LS KS ETC Lime Cement Pipe Brick Hair Brick and Clay NEW PRICE US Coal and Wi EDGAR HA1 EDWAfiDS BRI Added to Their Choice Clover Se Timothy Orchi Cra8sv Red Top We stuJi to keep la itotk toe of Hiericao Cub Sol Marble Head Udid Plttter LiMi Salt bv the Barrel or Pressed and Common B Fire Brick and Clay Pipe all Sizes and Chimney Tops and Bodine Rooflne At On Ofce Rear of Pi EDWARDS BROS TnrufviLi1 J Shaj ;