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Atlantic Telegraph (Newspaper) - March 14, 1888, Atlantic, Iowa
The Telegraph March the the men still out with no prospects of any settlement March great meet ing of the grievance committees of the Western and Northwestern roads is Over and nobody knows exactly Why it was called or what it while yesterday the air was filled with rumours of general strikes on the roads of the today there is not a word about any such and the wheels of All the roads whose employees were represented at yester Days conference Are revolving just As smoothly and uninterruptedly As if to such conference Ever took the a Hole thing has resulted in a Promise of the financial and moral support of the strikers by the brotherhood men of the other lines repress enter and in a Promise not to handle any engines which May attempt to haul Burlington freight or passenger cars Over any connecting yesterdays meeting was simply a love today the strike Headquarters were like a banquet Hall is no change in the said chief we propose to Light the Battle through to the and we Are sure of when do you intend to return Home i dont i will stay Here until the boys need me no or until the company has granted their de a Large number of telegrams were received from different Points All Over the country pledging the support of brotherhood engineers and one from 150 engineers and firemen at promised financial Aid and urged the strikers not to surrender until the last gun was reports Are received daily at the strikers Headquarters of the condition of affairs on each line of the Burlington the strikers claim that the company has not succeeded in getting through to Council Kansas City or any of the great terminal Points of the a single passenger train leaving Chicago at p has been sent out every they claim it has never gone through to Council Bluffs and Points in be at for Omaha and has never gone through according to the reports sent in to Arthurs after leaving Chicago they Are lost somewhere in the shuffle and some of those it is have never passed Aurora on their Western the freight the men has amounted to nothing and Many of the freight trains reported to be running have been com posed of an engine and the engineers claim also that Between forty and fifty engines have been badly injured by the handling of the new in the round House at Brookfield Are six engines unable to either on account of Burnt boilers or other and will have to be sent to the shop be fore they Are used at it is claimed there Are seven dam aged engines waiting this morning three engines from the Chicago pc Iowa line were brought into the round House at Aurora with their feed pipes Frozen and Many reports came from different Points As to the operations of the new a wiper who was put in the charge of an engine on the Iowa division took out a passenger it is said that after getting under Way he found that he did not know How to shut off the and the result was that the boiler filled with the train stopped and the new Engineer and his fireman became panic stricken and led from the among the telegrams of sympathy received today was division 15 of the brotherhood of engineers of it read god Speed stand we have forwarded draft for there were telegrams and other promising Finan Cial Aid wherever it is general freight agent lot Brown said ill give Yon something to put Down As a solid an even u per cent of our full complement of engineers and firemen Are at work look out of the window and see the teams at the freight House dont look much As if the was does Ity there Are not so very Many compared with what used to be there before the but the Public Doest really know we can handle the goods we Are receiving freights now for All Points East of the Missouri yesterday we sent out six full trains with 135 cars in All from this House and the we expect to get out 15u cars we have one full Force of handlers for our freight at work and All our we dont take freight to be transferred to the to Peka Santa because we dont want to get them into we dont know whether they will agree to handle it for us or taking a fair View of the it looks to me As if we had won the the question of other roads handling our freights will not come up for a Day said general passenger agent when it does appear it will be settled favourably to us i there is no reason Why any Road should our interests arc to that extent Ridenti situation from there is a general belief that important developments in the Burlington a Riki air inevitable within the next Twenty tour delegates to the convention which was to open this morning but which has been postponed until arc slowly coming when the gathering is railed to order every Road in the Northwest will it is said the fort Tan handle and Eastern Illinois will be and in the event of a general these roads will be in chiefs Arthur and Sargent wore even More taciturn than usual this absolutely refusing to talk of the it was How in behalf of chief that he was now acting merely in advisory Cap and has placed the entire responsibility for to turn action in the hands of the grievance the Burlington Northern strike is All brotherhood engineers and firemen left their cabs at ten this morn the effect is not yet because the Road does not Send Passen Ger trains out until at that time the of Icouls claim the Chicago and Louis express will Start As while the brotherhood claim the com Pany will not be Able to move a the roads freight business which was very Large before the is now no More than the strike effects More than 100 March Arthur stated unreservedly to an associated press representative about noon today to use Arthurs exact there was serious danger that the strike of the engineers and firemen would now spread it is impossible to appease our he when they know that the Railroad companies All Over the country Are giving Aid to the we Are continually in receipt of telegrams showing that the companies Are rendering this and it is not in my Power or Power of any other Man to restrain unless such things Are Arthur showed the following As an example of the communications with which he is deluged March grand an says he was in the employ of the new York Central and was forced to come Here and run or consider himself invest signed another communication was picked up from the pile by Arthur and handed Over with the request that the identity of the sender should not be the message was from and said in part on March the following was sent to All agents of the Michigan Central Railroad All engineers wishing to go to Chicago to work for the Burlington sent this message was sent under character which is used by no one but the general superintendent or the acting general said chief when you know that men have information like and More is coming Yon can under stand the danger that the strike will it is not to be expected that they will submit to such but will put a Stop to them March prominent Railroad official said this evening that he understood the grievance commit tees of a number of roads will each formulate an Appeal to the general manager of the company by which they Are asking for the intervention of the general managers of the various roads As a body to help the Burlington strike to a it is rumoured tonight that a meeting of the general managers entering the City will be held Here tomorrow or next Day to discuss the Marvin plug president of the Chicago Northwestern is credited with being the leading spirit in above ment to bring about intervention by the general managers of the outside a knowledge of this fact is hinted to be one cause of the Krelic Tance of the Chicago Northwestern grievance committee to adopt a hos tile among Many rumours Fry ing about Avrich could not be hunted Down to verification or was one that the strikers had Tele graphed to the interstate Commerce asking that body to take Olli Cial cognizance of the and that dispatches had been sent to governor requesting him to for Mally Call the matter to the attention of the Illinois state Railroad commis assistant general superintendent of the declares that he has received assurances from nearly All the roads that they will accept Bur Lington in the face of these facts the men declare that As soon As any of the roads attempt to pull Bur Lington freight the engineers will it is accordingly thought that a crisis has been readied and tomorrow will bring Forth startling it is the general talk among the men Here that the Topeka Santa the Missouri and possibly the Union Pacific will be drawn into the strike in a few from fridays the strikers seem to be glad that the Burlington As they believe that should the court Grant the order a Gen eral tie up would and should the order not be granted the Burlington would be compelled to come to terms in a very Short two engineers at Cedar on the Cedar rapids re fused to haul a Hannibal Joe Carlo add with ties for the Burlington Road and a committee of brotherhood engineers waited on president Ives and offered to reload the ties on a car and take out the the president told them to go the Lakeshore Road is receiving freight at Chicago from the Burlington without protest from their but All the Western roads still refuse to handle any q All the roads at Paul and Minne Apolis have refused to handle burling ton one brotherhood Engineer at Keokuk is reported to have sent in his Resigna Tion to the order and returned to three brotherhood men at Creston were captured by the but were finally induced to leave their in one of the men had a mortgage on his House which the brotherhood the brotherhood has issued a Long statement setting Forth once More the various phases of their position and that of the railway say ing they Are ready and willing and Al ways have been willing to arbitrate the questions in dispute in any manner decided they ask if any More can be expected of they say in conclusion the brotherhood cannot recede their demands on the wage ques and maintain either their self respect or their on this Point they must win or general Johns reason Why the Bock Island refuses to handle q c March manager of the Burlington today addressed a letter to general manager of the Rock Island in referring to the declination of the latter Road to receive freights from he asked that reasons for non Intercourse be in general manager John sent the following letter to Stone that there May be no misunderstand ing As to the position of the Rock Island Pacific railway com in regard to the Exchange of traffic with the Burlington Quincy Railroad i desire to add to my hastily written note of the 6th the following this company is willing to perform All duties imposed on it by Law As a common and will do so when it will not refuse to perform such duties to All because it is by circumstances for which it is not unable to preform them As to it will not suspend the operation of its entire line and inflict incalculable injury upon the communities dependent upon it for transportation because circumstances Render it impossible for it to Exchange traffic with another railway its engineers and firemen positively refuse to handle freight received from or delivered to your we have done nothing to induce tins to discharge them would not enable us to Exchange with while it would Render it impossible to carry for any body we occupy no attitude of but do refuse to injure All of our patrons because we cannot see How bringing about a general suspension of operation of railways in the West can Aid you in your present while i can see that it would work great injury in the we Are not willing to attempt impossibility with the knowledge that the attempt will injure Many and Benefit rheumatism is cured by Hubbards rheumatic striking at the seat of the disease and restoring the kidneys and liver to healthy if taken a sufficient time to thoroughly eradicate such it never at All 1m this country has turned out some great and there Are a Lew in Congress now that should be turned a new the Telegraph enters the clubbing lists 240 240 240 an Adverse All of them order of court has been asked for com our More or and Pelling the w Bash enters the the publisher of the Telegraph has decided to club the weekly Tele graph with a number of first class weekly and monthly publications on the following terms weekly Telegraph and Iowa Homestead one 2 50 weekly Telegraph and weekly Iowa state Register one year weekly Telegraph and weekly Chicago journal one weekly Telegraph and weekly Chicago inter Ocean one year weekly Telegraph and weekly 240 weekly Telegraph and Toledo 2 40 weekly Telegraph and Harp ers 4 75 weekly Telegraph and Harp ers 500 weekly Telegraph and Harp ers 500 weekly Telegraph and Harp ers Young 310 weekly Telegraph and Cen Tury Magazine one 5 10 weekly Telegraph and scrib ners new 4 10 arrangements will soon be concluded with other leading the undersigned will Forward subscriptions to the and when receipt of the same is acknowledged All responsibility he will not be responsible for missing numbers of other publications during the mid All changes of addresses must be attended to with the publishers no halt year clubbing subscriptions received All orders must be accompanied by the All papers discontinued at expiration of time paid Road to handle publisher lbs March has been a Day of Railroad discussion in both no result As yet reach the House Bill fixing a maximum freight schedule has called out More opposition than was and if passed at All it will probably be by a narrow the chief opposition to it today came from men who Are in favor of Railroad regulation and control but think that this maximum Tariff is not what is of one of the prominent anti monopolists of the made a Strong speech against the urging among other things that the consideration of it be postponed for ten till the House could find out what the Senate was going to then if the Senate seemed disposed to pass some such Bill As the one which the House has already he thought they ought to Stop with that and be the Bill he referred to provides for applying the principles of the interstate Commerce Law to state and directs the commissioners to fix Prima Facie it is probable tonight that some such Bill As with some slight will pass the there is a pretty feeling that if this is done the general Assembly should feel that it had done All that was Nec Essary in the Way of regulating freight in the Senate this afternoon the Dis Cussion was resumed on the proposition to insert the words undue and unreasonable into the Bill under consideration forbidding discrimination by rail it is contended by the friends of these words that without them the Law would not be flexible enough to cover just and reasonable objections to an ironclad Tariff on the other hand its opponents say if the words were in it would be almost impossible to secure Justice in the matter of discrimination As the railroads would Al ways insist that their discrimination were not undue or Over this Little Battle ground the fight has now raged for portions of three Days and will be resumed no result was reached in either House at adjournment and the debate will be renewed in the lbs March the morn ing session of the after several Bills had been Woolson continued his speech commenced yesterday afternoon speaking on the question of undue or unreasonable Dis criminal finn spoke favouring the Bill without the Woolson vote reached in the House at the morning session a Resolution was making the labor and mining Bills the special order following the Temperance the committee reported favourably the Bill for an act to resume and recon vey to the United states All lauds and right to lands granted to Iowa by con Gress to Aid in the constructions of a Resolution was adopted requiring that five members hereafter constitute a quorum of standing by Bill to provide for the cremation of bodies in by Bill to provide for contesting elections of presidential elec a Bill Senate amendments were concurred to authorize cities under special charter to refund their outstanding bounded discussion of the schedule Bill was speeches in favor of the Bill were made by and opposed by Luke and in the afternoon session of the Senate the discussion was continued on the Woolson substitute but no action was in the afternoon session of the House the amended schedule was adopted As As an amendment of Section 2 by a vote of 82 to the amendment offered by of to raise the rate Only Byz cent each ten Miles on first class freight hauls from 240 to so and on other classes in the same pro portion to 250 was Ruhe vote by which it was adopted was afterwards House Addes March the House morning session Bills were introduced by providing for the funding of certain Bonds of certain and to fund certain outstanding indebted by in relation to the places of holding District the schedule freight Bill again came up As a special the question was on the amendment to the schedule offered yesterday by which was adopted and the Thompson amendment was again Lewis of Wayne offered an amendment to reduce the progressive decrease on merchandise from 250 to so Miles on the first five the Bill was read a third time immediately after the House convened at 2 and 83 the special order of Temperance and the Lyons Bill were postponed till Mon Day at and also consideration of the labor and mining the Bill granting woman suffrage in municipal and school elections was read the third time and put upon its nays Hills were passed to legalized car Aln ordinances of the town of Plymouth county to protect breeders from Breeding to animals having a bogus Pedigree to prohibit the in corporation of towns and cities within limit of three Miles of cities of the first class to provide for the assessment and taxation of Telegraph and Telephone and repeal chapter 50of the ninth general yeas nays the Craig Bill to prevent fraud or undue influence in primary elections conventions and caucuses yeas nays the Bill to Amend the election Laws of the state and More fully define the duties and Powers of judges of elections was lost on but the vote was reconsidered and the Bill then yeas nays Thompson then moved to recon Sider the vote by which the woman suffrage Bill was and to Lay this motion on the the latter motion this kills the measure for the this the line Fence Bill the Bill was ordered engrossed prohibiting the playing of base foot Ball or croquet on in the state morning session Sweeney finished his speech begun favouring the Bill As reported by the com a vote was taken on the Sweeney amendment to Wool sons to strike out the words undue or and resulted As follows yeas nays a vote was then taken on the adoption of substitute As and resulted As follows yeas nays the question was then on Section four of the Bill and seeds to strike out of it the words unjust be fore the Amend ment prevailed by a vote of yeas nays in the afternoon session of the sen ate the special order was Section five being under the amendment by Webster was the subject of much and he finally withdrew no further action was taken on the 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