Eau Claire Weekly Leader, August 21, 1897

Eau Claire Weekly Leader

August 21, 1897

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Weekly Leader, The (Newspaper) - August 21, 1897, Eau Claire, Wisconsin EIGHT PAGES T iI We hare gathered up from our stock loo Pairs of The handsomest Summer Cassimer and Cheviots wool and very fine Regular prices and We mil ctose3ut this little lot in the next ten days at the uniionn price of 1 ing State Convention at Temporary Chairman Bickor At tacks Prevailing Economic v Conditions Free Silver Not a Panacea and America are endeavoring to savetlu unfortunate 18yearold Cuban girl Kytmgeliua Cisueros daughter of the pmident of the republic by oturbf General Weylera courtmartials to 80 years servitude at the Spanish penal colony of Ceuta off the coast of Africa Prominent women of America prepared appeals which will be nrarded to the queenjegentofSpain Theseall ask for a pardon for the un fortunate girl One is from Mrs Jeffer and is an appeal in the name of Tmmanity andof womanhood to pre ary Reliefi DES MOINES Aug hundred delegates were present when the mid dleoftheroad Populist state tign was called to order at 11oclock by Chairman A W C Weeks of Win terset Bicker temporary chair man of Iowa City made an address to the convention to which he said v The present condition of society where a few take all that the many produce is the direct mitgrnwtli nf thacompetitive rent the outrage V A 1 rayer to the Pope Jnlia Ward Howe from her cottage at Oak Glen has forwarded a petition to the popo It is short though like a itedge hammer in driving the nail to its bead with a single blow It reads Holy Father to you as the bead of the Catholic Christendom we appfeal for aid in behalf of Evangelina Cisneros a young lady of Cuba one of whose near relatives is concerned in the present war in which she herself has taken PO part She has been arrested tried by courtmartial and is in danger ALONG MEWUSES National Executive Committee ol the Miners Association Meets at Pittslraro PresidentHachford Says Tactics to Meet Injunctions Will Be Devised Fight to B Ext ended Into Other FieldsGeneral News of the Strike COLUMBUS O Aug Na tional executive committee of the min ers association was called to meet here Borne members arrived late Mr Dolan of Pittsburg being asked why they were said he did not know having been summoned without explanation At headquarters Secretary Pierce said they did not have any news to give put Mcept that the committee was arriving The miners executive board adjourned at 11 a m until 1 p m to await arrival of absent members of the board All of the board says President Eatchford are expected to be here except Fred Dilcher who is looking after the official affairs of the organization in West Vir ginia Being asked to foreshadow the proposed action of the executive board President Ratchford said The conservative policy adopted by our board at the beginning must neces sarily be departed from because of the extreme radical policy of the other side We would much prefer to fight a battle along peaceable lines as we have been doing but our board will be obliged to test the tactics of the other side and also to take steps to extend the fight into other filds We have to adopt other methous to meet the injunctions Our people are being arrested in a wholesale manner for holding public meetings ant we do not propose to have injunctions break this strike CONFERENCE ON SATURDAY they were in pjurs uiu loo yards apart The strikers end not wish tcTargue the matter but obeyed the officers of the lawwithout a murmur It is reported that about 200 farmers from Plum Creek and Wilkins town ship will make a sympathetic demon stration They will form at NewTexas and march down tho Salisbury pike to the s camps at Plum Creek and Turtle CrettA containing loort and provisions will ac company thiMii on the inarch and specelw bytheleadmg tanners The arrangements lor this maivhwere completed last week and every thing is in readiness for the farm ers to go ahead IS ILLINOIS AND INDIANA Mine OpcrMtorn anil Miners Officials Will DiMCUxti Arbitration PiTTSBiHG Aug J9 The operators are determined to start their mines but many of them are willing to submit the questionlo arbitration taking any radical steps towards ending the strike and with this in view an effort is being made to have a conference ot mine owners and miners officials on Saturday It au agreement cannot be reached at this conference then the Operators will immediately popare for a resumption with new men The op erators admit tha t a planpf action has Decide Xot to Resume Work at Higher Wages CHICAGO Aug A conference of Illinois and Indiana coal operators was held in the Rookery The opinion was unanimous that there would be no re sumption of work at prices higher than those paid when the strike was ordered It was stated that any other course was impossible owing to outstanding con tracts which do not expire until May next A large proportion of the output ofthe mines it was said is under con tract and in many districts there are formal contracts signed by the opera tors and miners fixing definite wages Were the prices upw demanded paid it was claimed the small margin of profit would be more than absorbed Demand au Advance REYXOLDSVJLLE Pa Aug a I meeting of about 1000 miners and la borers of Big Soldier Sprague Hamil ton and Peale mines near here it was decided to demand an advance in wages from 25 to 32 cents per ton for machine mining and for oO to 40 cents per Jon for pick mining other wages1 in propor tion and satistactiou in regard to check weighmeii pay A committee was ap pointed to call on General Manager Robinson and present the demands Carlisle WASHINGTON Aug Carlisle has submitted to Attorney Gen eral bikjf containing hiir views on section the new tariff act rehiiiiix to the imposition of the 10 per cent discriminating duty on goods iiu JKII red irom ioreign countries through contiguous territory Mr Carlisle rep resents the Boston and Maine railroad system It is useless to apply palliatives to thw condition Heroic treatment is demanded Nothing short of destruction of the competitive system as applied to those things which are in them Belvesessentially public utilities or pub lic neceasitieF will relieve society from the load under which it is ut present strug gling The convention held in this city May 81 called by the chuirmau of the party state central committee deliberately and seemingly willingly abandoned thu principles of the Omaha platformgav up the narauof the party adopted th1 name of Democrat and by this act be came absorbd into the Democratic party It Jsuseless t jiercf ore to expect a contin uation of the battle from this organiza The much vaunted Chicago platform In not one line or sentence makes au open or direct attack upon our present econ omic system We united with the Democracy in because of the nomifiutiOn of Bryan who lacked only the name to make him a Populist and the Democracy had taken a step in advance Bryan is not now the Democratic party as he was practically in 1896 Free Silver Is Net Adequate partisan pressjells us that Do not So long as capital has it in its power by com bination to levy fixed charges upon in HustryTprosperity to the greit industrial classes can never be more than a chimerii a will o the wisp a phantom of the im ttjnrmtion for when the absorbing power of capital is constantly increasing uo temporary revival in business can change the certain and fixed result It is the capitalistic system which mast go and to relieve this condition and to change this system the Chicago Democratic platform offers not one thing Ids one cureall is the free coinage of silver The free coin age of silver will increase the volume of money and will raice prices hut vril destroy no trusts no monopolies will in nowise deprive corporations of their enor mous absorbing powers in fact could they but it it would increase them Free silver will destroy the power of no railroad king uor will it iu any de gree lessen the burdensome tax which our railroad management has placed on com merce Free silver will not deprive a single laud baron of his stolen public do main No party can ever succeed upon the sinprle silver issue for its inadequacy to relieve society of its stricken condition is apparent Deeper and njuore farreach ing must be the reform the banner of which will gather to it countless num bers of the oppressed Never again shall we consent to compromise with plutoc racy and from the dark night of the pres ent system of consuming greed of aggre gated wealth nud of cruel injustice wo will turn to the dawn of a brighter day when the commonwealth of the people will prevail United States Senator W A Peffer of Kansas made a speech at the after jioou session Abe tjteinberger the Kansas member of the executive board of the Populist national organization committee also spoke The convention will nominate Charles FOE SENOR1TA CI8NKROS or at YOQBC CnhM GlrL of suffering a sentence more cruel than death that of 20 years of exile and im prisonment in the Spanish penal colony of Ceuta in Africa where no woman has ever before been sent and where besides enduring every hardship and indignity she would have for her com panions the lowest criminals and out casts We implore you holy father to em iafetethf bction ofjjhat providence which interests itself in the fall of a single sparrow A word from you will surely induce the Spanish government to abstain from this act of military ven geance which would greatly discredit it in the even t the civilized world We devoutly hnyo that your wisdom will see fit to unvr this word and to make not us alone but all humanity your debtors HOWE WHOLES A L K PROSECUTIONS Violators of HiUlinom Itutterlnu LHW Ite too Numerous CmcAHij Aug fm n wholesale scale will it is said soon be instituted against violators of the new butterinc lawwhich prohibits the col oring ot imitation butter It is claimed that dealers in all parts of the city are Belling bntterine and other preparations in open defiance of the law and with the mutual understanding that the mat ter is to be brought the supreme court to have the constitutionality of the law passed upon In this it is said they will be accommodated with a ven geance Three prominent firms have already been indicted for violating the law and evidenceis being collected in other cases The national dairy union is said to be behind the prosecution EXPLOSION OF DUST A Lloyd of Muscatine for governor IOWA REPUBLICANS Northwestern Flour Output MINNEAPOLIS Aug to j Of the Northwestern Miller the flour out putlast week at Minneapolis was 234 735 barrels against 216920 the previon week and 249540 in JSMi Superior and Duluth mills ground 42640 barrels last week against 83215 the week before and 03030 in While Minneapolis mills last week sold about 300000 bar rels it went mainly to the domestic been decided upon but refuse to say what mines will be started first The report that Pinkertons were to be em ployed was denied but assurance was given that the men would have ample protection STOPPED BY DEPUTIES trade Buying at present is only to offset daily needs Atnerfaim Win nt Tennis K L Aug IJL E L Sf JCamed for Governor on the Fourth Ballot CEDAR KAPIDS la Aug 19 nomination of the Hon L MShawi of Crawford county as the standard bearer the Havrkeye Republicans in thu coming campaign ended one of the most protracted and interesting con tests in the history of Iowa politics Almost a dozen active candidates for the gubernatorial nomination were in the field and four ballots were necessary lor a choice The ticket was completed as follows Lieutenant governor J C SeriuUM Accident at the Davenport Syrup Kefhitry DAVENPORT la Aug c plosion of dust knocked out two walls of the elevator of the Davenport syrup refinery John Rapp and John Rahn two men in the cupola were forced to jump GO feet and were badly injured William Wolf a farmer was fatally crushed and his 11yearold daughter was killed Frank Stevens was in jured The building took fire immedi ately and was destroyed Loss insured ROBHERY Iowa Cattleman Relieved of Hid Bull nt Chicago CiiKAGO Aug Gilmore a wealthy larmcr stock raiser and merchant of Belle Pluine la is held at the Harrison street police station pend ing au inquiry into a daylight robbery Gilmorc pays he sold a load of stock and with his pocket went down town and was drugged in a saloon robbed of the entire sum and turned out into the street Wants for i Son DKKINSOV N D Aug F Imxlie of Lehifch this county has brought a damage suit against the Northern Fad lie Railway company for the death of his little sou 18 mouths old which occurred at Lehigh May Jr Mr Hrodie lives not far Irom the track and the child was killed by a passing train Storms mill Tvplnm Fever KKUUX jreater part of Silesia has been visited by seven Btonns and several persons have been killed by linhtninjr Typhus fever is YERI LOW FIGURE Armor Plate Can Be Made for Abont a Third of the Pre vious Price A Eetired Manufacturer Proposes to Give the Government a Process By Which He Claims the Plates Will Cost but About Per Ton READING Pa Aug J H Car penter founder of the Carpenter Steel Works of this city of which he was p a statement showing that steel armor plate can be furnished to the govern ment at a trifling figure compared with what is now being paid Mr Carpen ter is a well known steel expert and in ventor and was formerly in the United The Carpenter Steet mtvy Works from which Mr Carpenter has retired have up to this time furnished the government with nearly worth of projectiles and a or der is now being filled His price is so far below the government limit of a ton which the Bethlehem and Car negie companies say they cannot meet with their Harveyized nickel steel plates as to occasion the armor plate board much surprise Government Can Have the Option Mr Carpenter claims that by new pneumatic processes steel of the best physical properties and chemical con can be uniformly made and much waste A plantr built for less than half the money and the steel can be made and cast in a quarter of the time now required Ex perts in steel and government inspectors of manufactures seem satisfied of the Absolutely Pure ROYAL BAKINQ fOWOER CO NEW YORK BED ROCK SILVER PBICE ElGovernor Grant Not Much Can Produced mt Leu Than BO Cents DENVER Aug a letter for public exGovernor J W Grant of tha OmahaGrant smelter says regarding theeoBtinucd In my opinion the world canpro duce not to exceed 150000000 ounces per annum at 50 cents per ounce The annual absorption is greater than 160000000 ounces no that CO cents should be a bed rock price In the immediate future it may go below 50 cents because smelters and others are offering to Bell millions of ounces at the best price to be obtained 80 00 and 00 days hence This is done with u view to getting rid of present stocks with as little loss as possible I put 50 cents at bed rock because I be lieve the world will continue to absorb an iiierwisinjjamount of silverfrom year toyear mid I that it possible to maintain the present output at 00 cents The Ontario mid Daley minesof Utah produced last year 1700000 ounces of silvrr and made a profit of T i i I with silver at 67 cents A value of the processes and ability i17reiusan loei perform his promise His estimates ot of as complvml with last years His estimates of cost have been compared with the cost shoots forwarded to by the ex amiuiug board and found to agree ux cept where less work is done Oriffiinillv Mr tfirpiiiUrspltniM were to organize and equip the works himself but uosv he intends to givts the option to the Koverumcnt If it de clines he declares he will organize his own company and sell the armor plat a at per ton allowing for profit and contingencies v The board has written him that it will be ready to consider his propositions in a lew days THE CITY IN A PANIC operations The Broken Hjll mine of Australia produced last year 5600008 ounces of silver and mudo a prflot of With silver at jO cents they wouHTnive made only ore in this mine is gradually getting lower in grade and 50 cents for silver will soon close it up 1 could mention uther minus but it is not necessary to A CHEROKEE PILGRIMAGE Great Excitement nt Over ll Mrirs of lluliili KxploHiuiiK COVBTAXTIXOPLK Aug city is almost in a panto over the news1 of bomb explosions attempted or accom plished at three different points The explosions are attributed to the Arme nians At 3 oclock a bomb was thrown just outsiiktho yolice headquarters in the Ptira district It failed to explode Almost at the same moment an Arme nian whose name is believed to be Garavbet was arrested at the Imperial Ottoman bank in the Galata district He was carrying a package of explosives which he was trying to ignite A soc oud bomb was exploded in a private road between the Vizicratti offices of the grand vizier and the state council house One man was killed and sev eral others severely injured The ex plosion shattered windows in the vicin ity and did other slight damage The police have uuuu a number of arrests Arrenteil Three Armenians CONSTANTINOPLE Aug ar sests have beau made arwnltfrf tha bomb explosions here All the prison ers are Armenians The author of the explosion which took place in the offices of the grand vizier is a native of Kak sish Hishand was injured by the ex plosion The police arc actively search ing tho Armenian quarters for evidence ainst thu bomb throwers and the streets are thoroughly patrolled by the troops and police DR PRICES Milliman supreme judge E R Waterj rampant at consequence man railroad commissioner C L Davj used for drinking there hav nitr become infected by tho nluse ac cumulated by the floods idson superintendent of public instruc tion R H Barrett Ware of Harvard and G P Sheldon pi Attempt Marching Again a Failure to Mftke n Demonstration PITTSBUIW Aug campers at Plurn Greek marched at 5 a m ac cording to their announcement but Hoieft Opened the Campaign MARSHALLTOWV la Aug Yale defeated 8S Mahouey of Ireland Governor Boies opened the state Demo and H A Isesbit of London for the j cratic campaign with an address here tennis championship in doubles of tho jn the afternoon Captain J W Unitcd States by a score of 1113 02 Of Des Urines spoke in the oveuiug 97 16 61 The match throughout I Was hotly contested 1 Mayor Arrested Mnrrliatits VI ill Huv iriilii I rMKKVllIK S iiiirbints of tins place will combine and buy wheat on a mall margin to tincouiuRC larmers lo bring their grain to this market The elevator eombina tii M is the only buyer here at present as other towns are paying more for MOOKHKAD Minn Aug j grain local merchants are Selling a sapphire Mine Lewis was arrested for killing game out GREAT FALLSMoii Aug Of season Game WardensWatson and they were stopped by tho deputy sher there is a possibility of the Blanclmrd gave him a hot chase but he iffs and turned back to their camps Yogo sapphire mines passing into tho guccecded iu planting the padlocked box bands of an English syndicate As yet supposed to containbirds killed out of no definite arrangement has been Beason Lewis was arrested after re whcre the sheriff has concluded they can remain as long as they are orderly The deputies took a high hand in the affair and none of tho strikers were allowed to bo on the rpail even though reached but a proposition for a transfer is being seriously considered by both turning to me proven against charged ftiRamlKt His llnll YASKTON S D Aug lnJolin M Killotsof Bryan O district attorney who has been assisting in the prosecu tion for bigamy in the famous Luttai Twelve Hundred IrepariniT to Vfult the 1 tn U Ice round Whurn Felt OAK LODGE I TAug Exten sive preparations m going on among the Cherokee Indians for a pilgrimage to Russellville Ky Charles Parker a nephew of the celebrated Comanche chief Qnanah Parkuivhasjast jretnrned from Frankfort Ky where lie has been to secure ponnisMkiu for 1208 Cherokee braves to march into the state and hold a weeks celebration in honor of Chief Warshonav miles distant from Russellvillo where the great warrior wits said to have been killed in 174J in a buttle with the Shaw nees In September 200 of the tribe ac companied by Captain Raleigh will be gin the long march to tho old battle field and carry with them all the carved legends war souvenirs of Chief Watghona which they will de posit on his grave This deposit of mementoes and tribal relics is said to be duo to a belief recently taughtthe Cherokees by an old withered medi cine man that the tribe is doomed to complete extinction within a few years The march will be taken up at is said about September 20 or in time to reach the bafOBgrbrmd on the day of the fight Nov 8 The party will cross the into Illinois at Chester and Illinois at Sliiiwtieetown Mississippi will leave city but no case was him and he was dis ner divorce case advises Judge Smith of this city that Lattanncr has forfeited his bond and disappeared with the To ronto woman Above the official Medal awarded Dr Prices Cream Baking Powder by Worlds Columbian Exposition Chicago 93 The fame achieved at all the Great rests solely on its merits as the strongest purest and beit of all the baking end truly stamps Dr as The foremost bakloj powder ifl all the world PINUREBS MEN STRIKE Refused to t the Ground ThiW Thry Out of It DKTKMIT Mich Aug Smiths shoe factory the only nnioia hen shop in the city was tied up at 10011 by a strike bottomers Xbout 700 hands are affected The irui is willing to arbitrate the differ nce but the men claim they have al vays got the worst of arbitration emniid au increase in the price of cer ain of shoes REDUCED bantu Fe tho of the CMICAOO Aug reference tt the order of the Kansas railroad com mission the Santa Vc has agreed to n iluce rates on agricultural from Chicago and Kansas City to Ly ons Chusu and Mitchell Kan 5 ceats per 100 pounds and on coal from com mon points to Chase a reduction of 16 aonts a ton has born mudo Chase Lyons and Mitchll m C1hicago si reduo tiou of I cent per bushel on grain been made Michigan Mine AUlaic IUON MOUNTAIN Mich Aug J9 Flames and smoke wero discovered suing from tho Clifford shafthouso tho Tradersmine during the momiu Tho entire ahafthouse including all timbei md tracks to the first level consumed ;