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Lowell Sun (Newspaper) - March 24, 1903, Lowell, Massachusetts It is very easy i o steal the new from a lire paper and print it in a bunco Sheet from four to Twenty four hour later but it is not so easy to make the people buy such a paper. The Lowell Sun compare them a a compare the 8on with any new. Pm per printed in Lowell at the a am time or several hours later and note the difference. You know a news. Paper when you tee it and you also know a fake Sheet when you see one. Established 1878lowell mass. Tuesday Maib la 21 i Sci 12 pages one cent textile unions moving with commendable caution strike sentiment does not grow very rapidly a four meetings tonight National textile officials Here today loom fixers could not take final action Chelmsford votes n0 bl00dy fight japanese and mexican Temperance Victory by majority of 430 votes the loom fixers Union at its meeting lest night did not vote to strike. The president of the Union allowed that the strike sentiment is Strong with the loom flyers but if it was ten times As Strong no vote could have been taken at last night s meeting because it was a regular meeting and there is a clause in the by Laws of the Union that prohibits action on a strike question except at a meeting called by a special sum Mons. The loom flyers will hold i special meeting tomorrow night at which action on the strike will be taken. Nest of the time at last nights meeting was occupied by the president. He read the stenographic report of the conference of the delegates of the textile Council with the Mill agents last thursday and finished by placing it on file. It was stated by the president at the meeting last night that a report from the United textile workers meeting in fall River yesterday would be made tonight by a committee from fall River to the Lowell textile Council. The textile Council will meet at 7.30 tonight to hear the report. No strike talk. No action of last night would reveal the sentiment of the association on the question of striking. In conver cation with the Sun reporter three members of the Union said that they believed the Union would vote to Force the Issue. A now what do you mean by the words a Force the Issue a a asked the reporter. A Force the Issue Means to vote to strike a a said one of them Quot hut a he added a there was very Little strike talk at the meeting National officers. Secretary j. P. Mcdonald of the textile Council last night received a Telegram from fall River stating that the officers of the United textile textile workers of America had decided to come to Lowell today. Upon receipt of a Telegram a Call was sent out for a special meeting of the textile Council tonight. Or. Palmer notified. Efforts Are being made to induce the state Board of arbitration to take action. Mayor Howe informally made such a request of the Hon. O. D. Palmer member of the Board yesterday As was stated in the Sun last night. Strong influences among the citizens Are being exerted to discourage a strike vote. Storekeeper who come in Contact with the employees and the leaders who Are managing the movement lose no Opportunity to impress upon them the necessities they will be under relative to credit of a strike la declared and the Mills shut Down. Keep right on maintaining the fact. If a lockout was intended the matter would first have to he referred to the Mill treasurers for their Sanction and no meeting of treasurers has discussed this. If the Cotton Mills of Lowell shut Down it will be because of Force of circumstances. By Force of circumstances i mean because there will be no other alternative. This is no revenge movement on our part. We Bear no malice against the operatives. Of course it must he understood that if the loom flyers and mule spinners quit work we would practically be Charles h. Conant president of the Board of Trade. Aid for Lowell new Bedford unions in favor of giving it. By associated press to the Sun new Bedford. March 24�?�?Tth action of the executive Council of the United textile workers in fall River in promising financial assistance in Case of a strike in the new England Cotton yarn Hon. C. D. Palmer who to looked to As a mediator in the present labor trouble. Obliged to shut Down our works. Then if a shutdown followed it be said that it was our Faul. Four meetings tonight. There will be four meetings of textile bodies tonight ail special these being As follows textile Council at carders and pickers Hall carders at carders Hall nappers at same Hall and beavers at Bay state Hall. It is understood that the nappers will declare their position at their meeting tonight. One of the nappers add this morning that the nappers will vote to strike. Or. Conroy misrepresented. A morning paper states that or. Conroy refused to meet Charles h. Conant president of the Lowell Board of Trade. In conference the fact of the matter is that the Constitution of the Council would not allow or. Conroy. As president of the Council to Confer with a third party without instructions from the Council. Or. Conroy could meet or. Conant and the mayor. In conference As or Conroy but not As president of tile Council. Road of arbitration. No lock out. In an interview with a reporter yesterday one of the agents said Quot no lockout is contemplated. You can Ayers hair vigor Only 35? you look at least 60. Restore color to your Gray hair. Why not no need growing old so fast. The state Board of arbitration arrived in this City shortly before Cie in of clock and immediately made it Way to City Hall where the members went. A a into conference with lie.,-, i. 1 he a Lucal unions Are in favor of aiding o conference with mayor Howe and the Lowell operatives in Case of a strike Quot company a Mills is thought will have the tendency to make the operate tree Here More Tierce than Ever to try to get the Advance of to per cent that has now been refused them twice. Preliminary meetings have been held among the help of these Mills in this City when the labor leaders urged that United action be taken in Case of a refusal of the demand for the increase which demand Hajj been refused and now the qui St Ion of getting the sentiment of the nth us to whether they wish to work Miner the old condition of strike for the to Lier cent. Increase will be decided at one e. Tonight n meeting of the spinners employ.<1 in the Mills of the new England gotten yarn company in tilts City will be b old whatever the decision the matter will be reported to the convention of the National spinners association which will j meet in Boston april 7. After this the local spinners Union will take hold of the matter for decisive action. W edit cad a evening the carders executive committee will hold a meeting to fix upon a Date for a meeting of the help employed in the Yam Mills to discuss the i wage question. Labourers in fierce Battle by associated press to the Sun Oxnard cal., March 24�?two Hundred 8hot8 were exchanged in a labor fight Between japanese and mexicans. The trouble arose Over an attempt of Union labourers to put a Union 8ign of a Wagon occupied by nonunion men. Perfecto Ogas and l. Vasquez will die of pi8toi2 wounds. Ujj two japanese Ano another mexican were al80 shot v six Hundred japanese and four Hundred mexicans Are on the verge of a bloody fight. The men Are connected with the beet sugar Industry captured la drones killed constabulary inspector and others the beverage which Chelmsford Beek. By associated press to the Hun Mani i a March 24 the town of flu Rugao. In the northeastern part. Of Tho Island of Mindanao was captured Waeter Day by la drones who killed constabulary inspector Clarke Aud several others. A detachment of 30 men belonging to the loth infantry under the command of Lieut. Patterson and Brown. Is hurrying from Ellgan on the Northwest coast of Mindanao to Surigao on a transport with orders to recapture that place. Brig. Gen. Sumner commanding the department of Mindanao has been ordered to Send two additional companies of troops to hurl Gao. It la reported that the Ladrone a holding the town but detail of the fight have not been received. The Fate of the other White officials and foreigner i no known of they have been captured vigorous measures will be taken to Rescue them. This is the first time american troops have been used since peace with the mores was declared. Gov. Taft and Gen. Davis axe going to join for a conference with the Sultan and leading Moros of join in the Hope of averting trouble. They will leave Here wednesday on the transport Ingalls. No advices have bean received from Jolo since saturday. The situation there is regarded As being critical although gov. Taft and Gen. Davis Hope to quell the unrest and to succeed in making the moms understand the intentions of the americana. Town meeting ratifies vote by riot act read appropriating for Cement of question As meeting $500 for in liquor Law to legality of done to break in Mcclusky. Orders to his detectives. T by associated press to the Sun new York March 24.�?inspector Mcclusky yesterday ordered a raid on a Pool room in West 28th Street alleged to be run by or in the interest secret ballot taken by men on Brockton division. By associated press to the Sun Brockton March 24.�?nearly 300 members of division 235. Amalgamated association of Street railway employees of America held a meeting in of bhang Draper. He detailed five j Campello last evening and voted on the of his detectives said to be Bis questions of striking for a Flat rate of most trusted men. The inspector told 25 cents an hour or accepting the sold the detectives not to break in. J Ink scale offered by the old Colony they went to the front door several Street railway company. Times but were denied admittance. Just about Tho time the last Hennings race wan coming Over the wires when the detectives made the last demand for Entrance again being ref lined they stood by and saw More than too men file out of the front door among them a a bhang Draper. A have decided to Clow out All our Gas radiators Abd Beautiful Gas lamps at Lea than Cost Call at Welsh Bros. 143 Middle St. The voting was by the australian system and the ballots were not counted. They were sealed and will be sent to the Headquarters with the votes taken by other divisions. The result will first be known at a convention in Poston which will be the officers went away after saying held when All the divisions have Vot no gambling was going on. Of. This will be a considerable time. Late in the afternoon the downtown i claimed that the majority Vot police raided an alleged Pool room in j a Ltd favor of striking and insisting Broadway near Cortland Street. Three 1 on a recognition of the Union was unloads of paraphernalia were the division also voted for delegates seized after the police broke in a door to the International convention to be on the fourth floor. Seventy five men j held Iii Pittsburg in april were in the room of whom six were i the meeting lasted until after 4 arrested. Of clock this morning. The voters of Chelmsford in annual town meeting yesterday not Only voted no License hut also voted $500 for the enforcement of the no License Law. Then to add to the Gayety of the occasion they voted $250 for a Public town pump. Last year the Quot yes vote was but 20 votes behind the a a not total and the town wan placed in the doubtful column on the License question. Whatever doubt May have existed was completely removed yesterday afternoon when the tellers read the following vote a a yes 58 Quot no Quot 488 majority for no License 430. In a Lively contest for selectman e. Herman Shaw Defeated James p. Dunnigan who ran on nomination papers both representing the North Village. It was discovered when the meeting got under Way that no provision had been made in the warrant for the appropriation of Money to meet town charges and expense. These recommendations provided for a total appropriation of $39,872.98. Georg a a. Parkhurat was re elected town clerk and starts on his 31st year in that capacity. The largest individual vote of the Day was polled by town treasurer Ervin Vav. Sweet sir who received 511 votes. The total vote cast was 583. Officers elected. The officers elected by ballot were As follows a town clerk for three years George a. Parkhurat Centre. Selectmen a. Wilson Dix East John j. Dunn. West a. Heady Park. South Walter Perham Centre e. Herman Shaw North. Town treasurer or Vin w. Sweetser. Centre. Auditors a. Frank Butterfield North Martin Robbins Centre George f. Snow West. Constables a Warren Berry South William h. Corrigan North Thomas c. Mooney East John j. Quo by West Melvin Walker Centre James 8. Wotton North George m. Wright Centre. School committee for three years Ernest c. Bartlett Centre. Trustees of Adams Library for three years Albert h. Davis Centre a. Heady Park South. Cemetery commissioner for three year a Hubert Hearce North. Highway Surveyor David Higgins. Centre. Tree wardens George b. B. Wright Centre. Shall licenses be granted for the a ale of intoxicating liquors in this town a yes 58, no. 488. J. Adams Bartlett was chosen Moderato and the following election officers previously chosen by the selectmen were sworn by the town clerk tellers Howard s. Adams. Daniel w. Haley j. Arthur Mallalieu William ii. Quigley William k Martin Edward j. Robbins ballot clerk Arthur e. Reed John p. Scoboria. On motion of or. Parkhurat. Article id was adopted whereby the town accepted sect. 336 of chapter la of the revised Laws which provides for the election each year of a Highway Surveyor at the town meet la a. Under article two taken up in the afternoon. The treasurer was authorised to Burrow Money in anticipation of taxes under approval of the Board of selectmen. The a dec report Wycis Laid on th1 tattle As it was found to contain several errors. Grave omission noted. A. F Perham brought to the notice of the no eting the fact that no article in the warrant provided for the appropriation of Money for town charges and such being the ase the town could not transact the business for which it was assembled la said the committee on appropriations Hail a report which they would be pleased to present. Lie then there being no objection rend the report. The qui Stion of the legality of the meeting was discussed at some length. Or Stewart Mackay moved that the report of the appropriation committee he referred Back i Quot the committee then precut d with the business and afterwards submit the whole to the town counsel. This. He thought would cover the grounds of legality. Or. In Zharn explained that in Case the town counsel decided in the negative the i cml thing to do would be for the selectmen to cull another town meeting the motion was Currie and on motion article 2 was Laid upon the table. An appropriation of i for memorial Day was voted tinder article la. It was voted under article 12 that the selectmen ask the county commissioners to take a strip of land necessary to make a needed Entrance to Riverside cemetery. Under article 17. A a a a it wms voted of Quot Edge Stone around the school House lot it the North Village the next article in which James Wotton asked arts for Laud damages was dismissed despite the fact that or Wotton was present with counsel to defend his claim. Article lit appropriating $150 for the care of the pith Range was accepted. Article 20 to see what action the town will take in relation to the Observance of old Home week was on motion of or. Mcmahon dismissed. After n heated discussion $700 was voted for the collection of taxes. Then police fired on mob latter attempted to Burn government buildings several of Tho killed rioters by associated prs to the Sun Kingstown St. Vincent March 24.�?a serious riot was in Progress at 2.30 yesterday afternoon in port of Spain Trinidad according to a dispatch received front that City. A mob attempted to Burn the government building there and the police had to fire on the rioters killing or wounding several among them. The British Cruiser Ballas at the time the dispatch left a Landing Blu jackets. The rioting was due to the refusal on the part of the government to withdraw an ordinance concerning the new water works to protest against which several meetings had been held. A demonstration was made during yesterdays meeting of the legislative Council and finally the mob stoned the government building and set fire to it. The riot act was read and the police fired on the mob. The City is in a state of great excitement. The weather. Loved Pennell he had tired of Burdick mrs. Or a a sort a Ted press to tits a a new York. March 24.�?today american prints the following inter View with mrs. Seth pain a i am sorry for mrs. Burdick. T do not doubt that she told the truth in every line she uttered. She loved Arthur Pennell of Ever a woman loved a Man. But of it is too horrible to think about. She did not retails what every one else seemed to know that Pennell had already tired of Hei and was trying to get rid of her. Or. Burdick knew it Well and that a w hat made him most bitter toward by associated press to Tho Sun fair tonight. Wednesday fair except probably rain in Northwest sections fresh to brisk Southwest winds. A Fine of $100 rejecting tenants because of children. By Assoc ated Pras to the Pun Chicago mar. 24 a Alderman Buxton in pursuance of the scriptural commands As Well As of the expressed policy of president Roosevelt has introduced in the Council an ordinance subjecting to a Fine of $100 every landlord who rejects a tenant on account of children in the family. Or. Buxton has eight children and More than once he has been turned from the doors of a desirable Flat because heaven has blessed him with progeny. For Sale at half its Cost. A nicely furnished lodging House. Inquire 63 Tyler Street. To let a pleasant up Stair tenement of 7 rooms with Bath room pantry and Piazza separate doors. 339 Fairmount Street Junction of Rogers. Apply at 341 Fairmount Street. Wanted a Kitchen girl at it Middlesex Street. Notice to my customers and clean Coal and dry Wood we have plenty of both and can make prompt delivery As we Are now close up to our orders. St0v\�?znd Roe Quot $8.50 per ton no extra charge for half or Quarter ton lots. Gtd a a a a a a a a a orders by mall $2.do loads. Wood sawed and split any length or size desired. Or Telephone will Rocalve prompt attention. John p. Quinn Cor. Gorham and Dix us

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