Kn Historical 9a
VOL. XX. NO. 89.
WICHITA, KAXSAS, WEDNESDAY MORNING, FEBRUARY 28, 1894.
"WHOLE NO. 2699.
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Special Offering of
LINEN TABLE DAMASK,
CRASHES AND TOWELINGS.
We are showing a Line of
Soft finish, without dressing, equal to the Barnsley, at
about half the price,
Attention is called to a Special Bargain in
They are heavy Sat hi Damask, forty-five inches long,
heavy tied fringes, worth double the money.
Our business in this department has increased so
rapidly that we have been obliged to double the suace
allotted to these goods.
Sheetings, Shirtings, andsHousekeeping Goods below
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Leaders In Low Prices,
And Jewelrv lemming and
engraving. We j .a special
attention and ar- iff vided with
all the equipment .wid the skill
ed workmen to carry on this
branch of our business. We
make over old jeweliy into new
designs. Make any kind of
diamond mounting!?, and leset
diamonds in your old mount
ings. Wo buy old gold jeweliy
for cash for the gold value.
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ly and satisfactorily both as to
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FORCED SALE OF SHOES.
We have $5,000 to raise in the next 60 clays, and
must realize on our stock. The following -well known
makes are to be sacrificed:
T-fc WEAR THE x-
IN MEN'S SHOES
Burt & Packard G and $7; broken sizes
Frencli and Hall $5 and .6; broken sizes
Lilly, Rrackett & Co.,JShoes at 20 per
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No goods charged at above prices.
Do not miss this money raisins: sale.
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THE REED BOOM.
LnwiSTOX, Me., Feb. 27. Chairman J.
U. Mauley of the Republican stute com
mittee has issued a letter to leading Re
publicans throughout the state, nnuouue
mg that the state committee desires to
mint and distraite 7o,000 copies of Hon.
Thomas B. Heed's speech on the tariff, re
cently delivuied in the house of represen
tatives. The letter asks for five dollar
contributions for this object. The step is
regarded as the first move in Congress
man Reed's presidential boom.
ASKED TO LEGALIZE POOLING.
Washington, Fob. '27. The interstate
commeice committee of the senate this
morning heard arguments in behalf of a
proposed amendment to the interstate
commerce law to allow railroad pooling,
reasonable rates to be fixed by the inter
state commerce commission, with the
right of appeal to a federal court for final
A word w ith you. If you've money
or credit, use it to buy everything ou
need or may need during the next year.
You save ftom 13 to 530 per cent. Money
is scaice; we make big sacrifices be
cause we want money. A word to cate
ful living folks like you is sufficient.
Popular Music Dealers.
407 E. DOUGLAS.
IN LADIES SHOES
D. Armstrong & Co's 5 and $G Shoes at
D. Ainistrong& Co's. $4.00 and $4.50,
Shoes at $3.00.
Other ruak&s, first quality goods at
"n T T ig''iu ""astaajM
123 and 127 1ST. Main.
Yon care get them all to
day. The White Toilet Quilts
are on the home stretch, and
may possibly last through
the da)7", we don't expect
they will last longer. If yon
want a bargain in Quilts
they will sell at sight.
The price you know is
It isn't a poor Crash for a
price, but the reverse, a
Crash for a small
It is 18 inches wide, all
linen and heavy, at ht cents
a yard. It is now displayed
in south window.
We wont say much about
Percales, what's the use,
there isn't many left, all
there is will go today at 71
cents per yard.
Ginghams All grades.
Ducks For Suits and
Linens Lower than any
STATE BANK TAX REPEAL.
Washington, Feb. ST. At its next
meeting the house committee on banking
and currency will decide which of three
bills before it to repeal the tax on the cir
culation of state banks it will report to
the Tionse for action. One of these bills
was preseuted hy Mr. Sprmcer of Illinois,
the chairman of the committee.
Mr, Warner, on bebalf of a sub-committee
today, made a favorable repoi t to the
committee ou the bill of Mr. Cooper of
Indiana for subjecting national treasury
notes to the same taxes which are imposed
by the states ou other money.
JURY VERDICT REFORM.
Washington, Feb, 27. Mr. Bryan of
Nebraska today introduced a bill to amend
the revised statutes so to permit, in civil
cases, the verdict of three-fourths of the
jurors constituting the jury to stand as
the verdict of tbe tjury. such a veidict to
have the same force and effect as a unani
"I have favored this change." said Mr.
Biynn, "for several years. My attention
was called to it by a suggestion made by
Judge Brewer at the Chicago Union
League banquet last Thursday. In civil
cases there is no reasou why litigants
should be compelled to fight uutil one can
secure a unanimous verdict. Disagree
ments are usually caused by one or two
members of the jury, and a three-fourths
verdict would settle most cases, makiug a
great saving or costs."
What is Eczema?
It is an agony of agonies.
A torture of tortures.
It is an itching and burning of the
skin almost beyond endurance.
It is thousands of pin-headed ves
icles filled with an acrid fluid, ever
forming, ever bursting, ever flowing
upon the raw excoriated skin.
No part of the human skin is
It tortures, disfigures and humil
iates more than all other skin diseases
Tender babies are among its most
They are often born with it.
Sleep and rest are out of the
Most remedies and the best phy
sicians generally fail, even to relieve.
If CUTICURA did no more than
cure Eczema, it would be entitled to
the gratitude of mankind.
It not only cures but
A single application is often suffi
cient to afford instant relief, permit
rest, and sleep, and point to a speedy
CUTICURA works wonders because
it is the most wonderful skin cure of
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50c: Soap, i?c; ItEsorrtxT, 1. Totter Daca
axd Car. Corp., Sole Prop., Booa. "All
about the Skin nd Blood " milled tree.
CUSSED IN CAUCUS
TAEHT BEF0RM C01JSIDEBED BY
THE DEMO0EATIO SENAT0BS.
All of Them in Favor of Applying it
to Everybody's Interests but Their
Own Senator Hill Voices the
Opposition of Tfew York to
the Income Tax Provis
ion ol the "Wilson.
'Bill The Day in
Washington, Feb. 27. The Democrats
of the senate spent as much of this day iu
caucus as yesterday. The proceediugs
were not marked by as many interesting
incidents, and the discussion today was
more of the character of argument iu favor
of the interests which the various senators
particularly represented. Yesterday Sen
ators Vest, Brice and White made rather
vigorous speeches. Today some of the
same senators made speeches, but they
were not quite so strong in terms. Iu or
der that all might have .time to say some
thing the roll was called by states, and
nearly every man in the senate had an
opprtunity to express his views. Some of
the states asked to be passed over Sen
ator White of California, the Alabama
senators and Senator Gorman reserving
themselves for tomorrow, when they will
close the general debate. The program is
then that the bill shall be gone over by
schedules and the committee instructed
as to what changes shall be made. That
was the understanding when the caucus
adjourned this evening, though it may be
npset and some other program sprung be
foie the closiug speeches.
The general tone of the caucus waa
against trusts, and several statements in
dicate that if any of the present Uuties or
proposed duties favored tbe trusts, that
the committee will be instructed to make
alterations. This was the only expression
of sentiment by some of the senators which
seemed to meet the approbation of those
who listened. This sentiment indicated a
disposition to allow a revenue duty on
sugar, but nothing in the way of disci itn
ination or protection tor the refined article.
There was talk for coal and iion ore and
for lead, by various senators, bat very
little could be learned as to how the sena
tors viewed these matters.
During the day the senator from New
York, Now Jersey and Delaware took oc
casion to oppose the income tax feature of
the bill. Senator Hill declaring that It was
very unpopular in bis state. His state
ments were sustained by Senators Mc
Pherson, Smith and Gray. The impres
sion seemed to be, however, that there
would not be even a demand for a vote on
the proposition to strike out tbe income
Senator Mills made ono of tlie concilia
tory speeches of the day. He said that
the bill was not wholly satisfactory to
him, but he would yote for any measure
that would reduce the rates of taxation
below the McKiuley law.
The senators from the states baring rep
seut'itives ou the finance comiiiitteee did
not have much to say, but what they said
was mostly iu favor of the bill.
The fight for coal wan ld py be West
Virginia senators, and Senator Cuindeu of
that state also urged a duty upon lumber.
Senator Iiuoch of North Dakota said
that he spoke for that vast region west ot
Wisconsin and through to the Pacific
coast, which was not tepresented in the
caucus. He made a plea tor a duty ou
wool, barley and lead. He asserted that
the west was greatly interested in lead,
and if something could be done for the
miners, who had practically lost every
thing on account ot tbe depression of sil
ver, he would like to see such protection
incidental to revenue as might be raised
on the articles.
Seuator Gorman has maintained a con
ciliatory tone throughout the caucus. His
speech tomorrow is looked forward to with
considerable interest, as it is believed that
he will make a general summing up of the
situatiou aud give his views with con
The Democratic senators from New
York, Ohio aud New Jersey are contend
ing, among other things, for enough pro
tection to insure the maintenance of
higher wages in America than are paid in
European countries, and are also strug
gling to continue a degree of protection to
industries in their states that will permit
these enterprises, as they put it, to make
The members of the finance committee
feel that they can, at any time after a rea
sonable attempt shall have been made to
conciliate all interests, secure a majority
of the caucus, but they say that they do
not wish to resort to harsh measures, and,
in their desire to present a bill which will
be sure of the solid party support aud pre
vent the airing of tbe partv differences iu
tho senate, they will not resort to thi
test for the present.
Washington. Feb. 27. Mr. Pence's
speech of yesteiday, in which he struck
tight and left at his colleagues in the
house, cut a prominent figure in today's
proceedings. Mr. Pence's reference to Mr.
Hainer had been incorrectly reported, and,
rising to a question of privilege, ho took
occasion to apologize for the personalities
he had indulged in; but Mr. Cooper of In
diana was not satisfied aud gave him a
Again today Mr. Bland was unable to
muster a quorum on his motion to close
debate on the seigniorage bill, and so he
allowed the debate to run ou without
Mr. Pence of Colorado, rising to a ques
tion of privilege, apologized for the lan
guage used by him yesterday in his col
loquy with Mr. Hainer of Nebraska. "I
should also suy." he continued, "that in
other utterances I have gone beyond the
language that should be used in a legisla
tive body. For such of them as tnistht bv
any construction be deemed unparliamen
tary, I cheerfully and Iadly apologize,
and I ask unanimous consent that the col
loquy between Mr. Hainer and myself be
stricken from the permanent record."
There was no objection, and it was so
This was not to be the end. however. Be
fore Mr. Pence has resumed his aeat, Mr.
Cooper ot Indiana rose to a question of
privilege, to call Mr. Pence to account for
tne reflection cast upon him yesterday.
Mr. Cooper read tbe words to which be
took exception, to the effect that he. Mr.
Bynnm and Mr. O.Ues bad last summer,
when the silver repeal bill was up, "obeyed
the commands and demands of the execu
tive, and traded aud swapped openly be
fore the eyes ot the world." He asked Mr,
Pence to explain what be meant, and the
Colorado representative again came for
ward. Mr. Pence said that even during the last
congress, when Henry Vitlard was here
trying to secure the appeal of the Sherman
law, Mr. Cooper had voted for free silver.
Yet, last fall, acting under the orders of a
Democratic administration, be bad
changed bis entire course. That justified
what be had said. Although Mr. Cooper
spoke for repeal," Mr. Pence concluded,
"he now ee!cs to save liis silver record by
supporting this biU an the face of the com
ing election "
Mr. Cooper said, ia reply, that what Mr.
Pence had said of bis silver record prior to
tbe present congress waw true. Bat io tbe
midst of tbe panic 15! spring he bad come
to the conclusion thai free coinige ffr tbe J
United States would bring untold disaster.
He made uo his mind to that before he came
to Washington to attend tbe extra session,
aud was so quoted. Taken in connection
with the other remarks of Mr. Pance, his
reflections could only mean that his posi
tion bad been shifted at the dictation of
the White House.
"While I honor Mr. Cleveland." said
Mr. Cooper, "as I do few meu, I desire to
say that I never bad any conversation
with Mr. Cleveland on the subject of tbe
Sherman law until after tbe bill was re
pealed. My conclusions were arrived at
entirely independent of others, and I con
sider the reflections of tbe geulleui-iu
from Colorado wbollv unkind, unjust and
untrue. I should differ from him ou any
subject under any circumstances with the
greatest degree of reluctance; but I sin
cerely believe that the gentleman's
utterances and conduct on this floor are
prompted by an interest which has over
whelmed him, and if he would stop aud
think where he has placed himself and
where he is going be would speedily re
trace his steps. He is interested largely
in silver mines, and if he will read the
statutes of congress and the laws of ibis
couutry he will learn that he has no right
to vote on this question, much less to
speak upon It. He has a direct personal
aud pecuniary interest in, the result of this
legislation, and if he would exercise that
dezree of caution, or modesty, or common
decency, that ought to commend itself to
a mau having a financial interest in tbe
pending leeislation, he would hesitate be
fore he attacked the motives of other gen
tlemen honorable men, who are serving
their country, a3 they believe, instead of
their personal gain."
Mr. Cummiugs jumped to his feet and
brought f oi th a laugh by shouting: "If
it is in order, I suggest that now is an
opportune time for some one to apolo
gize for his remarks with reference to the
Now York Democracy."
Mr. Geissenhaiuer of Xew Jersey then
'asked unanimous consent to consider a
bill to save the armament of tbe wrecked
Mr. Bland objected and moved that the
house go into committee of the whole to
consider his seigniorage bill, and pending
that motion he moved to close the general
debate to-morrow at three o'clock, and de
demanded tbe previous question-
The vote was taken aud resulted 164 to
014 short of a quorum.
Mr. Bland moved a call of the house.
The call developed the presence of 2S0
members and Mr, Bland moved to dis
pense with further proceedings under the
Mr. Reed showed a disposition to filbut
ter, whereupon Mr, Bland demanded the
yeas aud nays.
Further proceedings under the call were
dispensed with 103 to 0 and Mr. Bland,
seeing that it whs probable that a quorum
could not be secured, withdrew bis mo
tion to limit debate, Hnd moved to go into
the committee of the whole for further
debate, without limit.
Mr. Hatch took the chair, and Mr. Bow
ers of California was recoguized for fifteen
minute. He spoke in favor of the bill.
Mr. Bowers was followed by Mr. Allan
of Mississippi, the wit of the house, who
innde his first bpeech at this session in
favor of the bilL He said that he had not
proposed to apeak on the measure, but to
vote; but, as theie was a disposition to
force speakiug instead of voting, his fol
lowers demanded that he be heard. He
hoped what he had to say would be
listened to with that atteution due not
only to his long experience in the
house, but the attention due an ex
candidate for the United States senate.
Laughter. He regretted that he was
obliged to differ from some of his col
leagues. He- would rather have $10,000
than differ from Mr. Tracey. Laughter.
He weut ou to discuss the promibe given
at the time of the passage of the repeal
bill to the Democratic friends of silver,
which is uow being repudiated, and
gradually drifted into some observation
on the speech made by ex-Mayor Hewitt
in Naw York, a few days ago. reflecting
ou the caliber of some boutueru demo
crats. Mr. Cannon of Illinois opposed tho bill.
Mr. Heard of Missouri argued iu favor
of the first section of the bill, and urged
that it would be well to seputateit from
the second section. This would permit
tbe coinage of tbe seigniorage, and the
other propositions could be submitted at
a subsequent time.
Representative Bryan of Nebraska said
that he did notsharo in the criticisms of
eastern Democrats. He regarded it as a
valuable safeguard to the miuority to re
fraic from voting. Ho turned his atten
tion to the recent boud issue, und read a
letter from the secretary of tbe treasury,
that from Feb. 1 to Feb. 10 over S18,O0O,00J
of gold bud been paid out iu redeeming
notes. He said this disclosed that the
men who gave gold to thu treasury by buy
ing bonds first drew the gold out of the
treasury. The present indication was
that the gold reserve was being depleted
to compel another issue or bonds. West
ern Republicans should be as independent
as eastern Democrats. They should voice
the sentiment of the west and give the
people more money.
"When," said Mr. Bryan, addressing
the Republican side, "will you ever give
the people more money?"
Mr. Walker of Massachusetts Never.
Mr. Bryan Yes; the geutlemau will
never give the people the monev they
Mr. Walker I said never fiat money.
At the cloe of Mr. Bryan's speech, the
house, ou motion of Mr. Bland, rose, aud
then, at 4:40 o'clock p. in., on motion of
Mr. McMilliu, adjourned.
Washington, Feb. 27. I be senate held
another brief stesion today, in which
nothing of importance wis accomplished,
and at 1.30 o'clock it adjourned, after an
executive session of half au hour, in or
der that the Democratic caucus might be
Mr. Kyle of South Dakota introduced a
bill for the establishment of a national
university. It was referred to a select
Then the senate went ia executive sess
ion. At 1:20 o'clock the doors were opened
aud tbe senate adjonrned.
ANOTHER PENSION INQUIRY.
WASHINGTON. Feb. 27. Representative
Taylor of Indiana today introduced a reso-
lnfinn TfCMltitr th.1t therfl Is rpa.nn In I
believe that "certain officials and employes
of tho medical division of the nension !
hnrnnnarBand have been makinir fl,e
reports of evidence iu pension cases to
tbeir superiors iu office, in order to secure
unjust decisions Iu cases." The resolu
tion calls for an investigation by tbe bouse
committee on invalid pension. It was
referred to the committee on invalid pen
sions. There was a warm discussion In the
house committee on invalid pensions today
over tbe proposal of Mr. Pickler that the
files of tbe pension bnreau should b op?u
to pensioners and tbeir attorneys for ex
amination. Tb vote of tbe committee
was against the bill, and an unfavorable
report will be made to tbe bonse. Mr.
Pickler intend to make a minority report
to the house, and the Republican members
undoubtedly will males astiongfigbt :n
favor of tbe rule.
WASHINGTON. Feb. 27. Senator Allison,
who was a delegate to tbe international
monetary conference at Brussal- in 1SK,
wa showa-tbe Associated Press di&pntch
from London regarding tbe attention
which Exnptror William of Germany is
giving to bimetallism. Mr. Allison said:
"Emperor William, if he U doiag tbJ.
is showing bimelf a mn of ene, Tbe
matter Is becoming Very important in
Germany, anJ already a commUtfon is
investigating the subject. Tbm are
working very well for tbe restoration of
silver. Tne bimetallic league in Eairlasd
is growing stronger every day."
TO CUEB THE COTJETS
FEDERA.L JUDGES TO BE ASKED TO
EXPLADT CERTAIN ACTIONS.
Congressman Somers Introduces t
Resolution to Iuvestijrate tlie Cir
cumstances Attending the Is
sue of Orders to Restrain
Umployes Prom Makinsr
Trouble for Railway
dy, Brewer ct
al. on List.
Washington, Feb. 27. Resolutions
were preseuted to tbe bouse this afternoou
by Mr. Somers of Wiscousin, to investi
gate tbe aciion of several United States
judges who have issued injunctions iu
railroad cases, the most prominent among
them being Justice Brewer of the supreme
court. They include also United States
District Judge Taft, Judge Ricks of Ohio,
Judge Pardee of Texax, Judge Beatty of
Idaho aud Judge Dundy of Nebraska.
Representative Somers says, concerning
"I represent the district in which
Judge Jenkins lives. The judiciary com
mittee is awaiting an opportunity to pre
sent, a favorable report oh the resolution
to investigate the action of Judg Jenkins
in eujoiniua railroad employes, My reso
lutions seek to broaden that investigation
so that it will show whit other judges
have decided. 1 have had no consultation
with Judge Jenkins, but it has seemed
unfair that he should bj singled out tor
investigation, when other judges have
made similar decisions. The investigation
may discioaa that the decisions have
gone too far, iu which case it may be
uecissary to modify the law. Thi
resolutions will releive the luvestignt.ou of
all political significance, as Mr. Jenkins
is a Democrat aud tbe judges named in
my resolutions are Republicans. I hope
to have tbe judiciary committed of the
house consolidate the investigation1!."
The title of the resolution to investigate
the actiou of Judge Brewer is "to investi-theclrcuin-tauces
attendiaz the decision
before United States Judge Kane in the
United States circuit court of the Dis
trict of Colorado."
The resolution specifies that a report
shall be made to the house whetht r iu
any of said matters or things the Hon.
David J. Brewer, judge of said court,
exceeded his iuri-diction, abused tbe
powers or process of said court or oppress
ively exercised tho same, or used his office
as judge to intimidate or wronufully
restraiu the employes of any railroad or
the officers of labor orgamzttlons."
The other investigations requested are
tho action of Judge William H. Taft of
the circuit court of the uortberji district
of Ohio, iu issuing injunctions iu the case
of the Toledo, Ann Arbor and North
Michigan railroad against the employes of
the company; the action of Judgu Dundy
of Nebruska, in the case of Oliver Ame
and others auaiust the Union Pacific road
on Jau. 27, lb!M; the action of Judge James
II. Beatty, iu tbe case of theCoeurd'Alene
Mining company against the miners union
of Warduer, Idaho, July 11, lb'JZ; tbe actiou
of Judge D. A. Pardee of the circuit court
of the northern district of Texas, in April,
1SSG. iu the matter of Biggin et al., aud of
Judge Augustus Ricks of Ohio, iu the
Auu Arbor case.
These casus all involve the right of
laboring men to -.trlke, and the drcistoiis
which are called iu question extend over a
term of yeurs.
OMAHA, Feb. 27. Wheu Judge Dundy
was informed of the resolution intro iuced
in the bousn of representatives by Repre
sentative Somers of Wiscousiou, he said
that he regarded it as a very good joke,
but not of much account if taken seriously.
Iu his opinion there could be bo ground
for an investigation of the actions of .my
United States judge who had attended to
such business us had bsen brought before
him according to his judgment. .Indue
Dundy was of the opinion that Mr. Somers
conld bud enough to occupy bis attention
in Wisconsin without looking after affair
iu ibis ptrtof the couutry.
Cleveland, O., Feb. 27. Judge Ricks,
speakiug of tbe resolution introduced m
the house today to investigate the conduct
of himself and several other United States
judges said that he presumed the resolu
tion referred to his decision in the Ann
Arbor railroad case. He did not care- to
talk about that matter for publication
until be hud seen the formal charges.
DEFIED BY SOVEREIGN.
Judge Jenkins' Order Disobeyed
DKS MoiNhs, la-, Feb. 27. After tho or
gaui.atiou of a branch of tbe American
railway union bore yesterday afternoon,
General Master Workman Sovereign said:
"I am going to Winona, Minn., tonight,
aud will speak there on Monday. On
Tuesday and Wednesday I will be In
St. Paul aud Minneapolis to talk to the
Northern Pacific employes', anil as sure as
there is a Cod in heaven I will violate tbe
injunction of Judge Jenkins. It is in
famous, and nu outrage on all working
men. Ho would be a poor representative
of organized labor who woud not do
what be nleascs Against this disgrace, and
would deserve the condemnation of all
honest workmen. Who I Judge Jenkins,
anyhow? Simply a mau with a soul to
damn. I fear "no court. If there is a
United Stnfs marshal here, let him serve
St. P.UL, Feb. 27. General Master
Workman Sovereigu of the Knigbtx of
Libor passed through this city ibis after
noou, on bis way to MinnespoSis, where he
w.ll spak this evening, lie tvill return
to St. Paul tomorrow, and in the evening
will address a mass meeting at LsborhaiL
In an Interview, Mr. boveresgw stated
bis Drt Moines spstcn he had
perhaps used rather strong language iu
referring to Judge Jenkins, but that the
provocation was great. 2tmtbele. be
certainly luieuueu iy ,.. lojanc-
tion served upon him. by which it w
sought io restrain bim from intercourse
with the Northern Pacific employes, and
he would address tbe latter on labor topics
while here. Tais, of courK-, was not tho
sole object ct Lw visit to St Paul aud
Minneapolis, which bad been undertaken
in tbe iuterest of tbe Kntgh of Lbor
nrt'anfzjition. Ia the origan ixa. Ion ,r the
-a " -- ---j H
rai rou employes oe woniu noi -u.- '
",:Bir 'T"' h.,: ,
4V4 vviwbm - vuMa . --. j
of the court.
Minn.. Feb. 27 -Jaice
R. Sovereign, trand master werXtn-in ot
tbe Knigbis of Labor, delivered an addres
here this evtning eutirely free from sensa
tional nttemncea. He tald that be did
not believe in strike, as he never saw oa
which did not do htrm.
"I have not yet found a motive suffi
ciently aggra rating." id ht, "ia warrant
me in advising tne Northern Pacitlc rail
road men to so on a trike; Jcds
Jcuwlc may cosgrtuiate Umireif tbat
hi injunction b not brsn rlol;edL"
THE DUNDY WAGE SCHEDULE.
Omaha, Nfb.. Feb. 27 Word was re
ceived i.era thi morning tbat Judg dhi
aU rf iiffMi nrriir rti f kn r3..-a
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Tburtco of tbe
I that tbe wa
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employe reprev-ntattve and tbe xeeeiv
f rs of the roid. Io L;rln at Omaha oa
March L5 next. Judge Cliwtil erder
that the receivers hold the proposed re
-ductioa iu wages ia abeyau ce until said
conference be had.
Should tbe matter of difference between,
tbe receivers aud the employes not ba
finally adjusted, such differences soull be
clearly and specifically s'.atei and pre
sented to the court iu writing on or before
March 27, and a bearing thereon shall pro
ceed before tbe circuit court, tbe latter to
fiually take such action iu the. premises u
may be ris;ht and just to all concerned.
Judge Dundy was seeu this morning and
asked if he would vacate the order be
issued, abrogating the schedules which
caused all the trouble. He said:
"I will do nothing of the kind. The re
ceivers have ample power to put tho new
schedule, as ordered by tbe court, iu effect;
they have the same power to abrogate
This is. In effect, the same as though
Judga Dundy had resolved to ignore Cir
cuit Judge Caldwell's orders.
CHEYENNE. Wyo., Feb. 27. Presldeut
Debs of tbe American Railway union ar
rived iu tbe city today at noon, and this
evening addressed au audience of a thou
sand people in Turner ball. Tomorroxv
morning at 0 o'clock the convention of
labor organizations will be begun in St.
In his speech Mr. Deb said that he was
satisfied that S. H. H. Clark was one ot tbe
noblest meu iu the couutry, and was op
posed to the cuts in tbe men's pay, but
was compelled by tbe owners of tlie rod
to acquiesce in this. The statement was
received with cheers.
Speaking of Judge Dundy, he said t "t
wish I could express ufticlent contempt
to place me iu contempt of so coutempt
able a court."
Denvku, Feb. 27. Judge Riner. In th
United States circuit court today, issued
an order directed to the receivers oC tho
Uuiou Pacific system, that all the agree
ment between employes and the com
pauy, affectiug tbe operation of the pro
perty, be aud remain iu force in all parts
of Colorado until further order of tho
SOUTHERN FREIGHT RATES-
Louisville. Ky., Feb. 27. Prominent
railroad odiutalls from alt parts of the
south are In the city attetidlng the special
session of the executive committee of tho"
Soutneru Railway aud Steamship usso
ciation. The meeting was called lor the
purpose of preventing tne Louisville and
Nashvillo Railroad compnny, if possible,
from withdrawing from tbe asviociut mu
Mr. E. B. Stnplriuaii, commUstouer of
the Southern Railway aud Steamsulp as
sociation, who was until two yearn ago
the president of the LouiscHlo aud Nash
ville, slated today that he believed the
Louisville aud Nashville would caue tho
dissolution of the association. Liu did nut
care to state what would be the outcome
of the meeting, but said that it would be
absolutely private aud might last two or
Should the LouiavIle and Nashvltltt
withdraw from the association, a new tain
sheet will shortly be issued by that road
that will cause considerable commotion In
southern territory, and which may cautt
a freight rata war.
.Today's so-slon was behind cloed doors
aud the strictest secrecy was maintained.
CINCINNATI, Feb. 27. The Commercial
Gazette will say iu l's railway column to
morrow that the withdrawal of the Louis
ville and Nashville railway from tb
Memphis Cottou association i already
fruitful iu results; tiMt a reduction wat
made today of 121 cents per 100 pounds on
cotton freights from Memphis to New
Yorlcand itoHton, reducing tee rate to
Now York to U7 cents, from .0Vi cents, and
to Boston to 42 cents, from o5j cent.
fcT. Loria, Feb. 27.'i'i.clViscorecetvere
today petitioned he United States circuit
conrt for nutbotity to execute deeds. They
reprrsented the railway company N
i tlltf owner of large tracU of farmlnjc land
nn" various town lots along tho Hue of its
loan, wiucu unvc uueii uutu lu paruen ou a
system ot payment oy nisiaiiuienis, auu
tho receivers want authority to execute
deeds for the v ime when paid for. Judge
Caldwell issued an order giving the execu
tive officers of the roid tbe authority
NhW YORK, Feb. 27. At the request of
this receivers ot the Cleveland, Canton and
bouthern railroad company, the following
named gentlemen, representing the 3cVcrl
interests in this property, havo consented
to act as an advisory committee, with
which the receivers will consult on mattcra
affecting the property, and whose counsel
will be given them In Its management.
Representing tbe trustrces ot several
mortgages upon the proposed board: John
M. Graham, president ot th International
Trust company, Bostou; WiilUm Copp,
director aud counsel for the International
Trust company, and Johu 1. Townsend,
presldeut of the Knickerbocker TrUac
compiny, New York.
Representing holders of Cleveland and
Canton first mortgao bonds. Charles A.
Peabody, Jr., und E. Is. Kuowlton, New
R-prcscntlng holders of equipment trntl
Htkfl i l?lrrriv..fti.fit. linflflfc. C .irthrtf?Lnn Mfiii
I bouthern first mortme buud. nud
Waytiesburg and Canton first mortgage
bunds: Morgan itotcli aud Gardner '!'.
rranford of New Bedford, Mast.
Rpref eating collateral loan creditors:
A. P. Weebs. cashier of the Merchant'
National bank, Boston, aud G. P, Mes-
serve of Boston.
Reprosonting car trmt creditors: R D,
Marshall, Dayton, Ohio, cuvnrl fer tb
Brooks locomotive work.
CHICAGO RAILWAY GOSSIP
Chicago. Feb. 27. 'I he tl-pK agree
ment formed home time ago by tbegeMeral
managers, and which waa o nearly killed
by the Atchison's withdrawal from It, ha
been granted a new Irase of life, and
Chairman Midgley now ha strong btw
that It "111 become au established f ct.
Tice-PrcJiident Kobluon of lbs AtobUou
ban withdrawn his objctiou to the agree
ment, aud tbe trouble will be arranged, at
lUWroad hi general, and tbe eastern
Hues in particular, are donciug on wbii
tbey couvlder tbe grave of thu intentate
commerce law Judite Grovicop'a dee
ion has made tbetn believo that tbe law is
a dead letter, and they are not troubling
themselves about it. Tbe ooly thing now
stHuding in tbe way ot forming tite pool
are the receivership roads. Order hare
b-en aeut out by several e:rr line to
conduct operation exactly tbougb the
iutertat4 commarce at hd been repealed.
WILDCAT RAILROAD BUILDING.
KVAXSVILLE, lad., Feb 27 A suit of
(cntatioiiai uature has tx-a filed to tbe
cucuit court by James li. Hay Jnt the
preeut directory of tbe KvasTille and
Terre Haute riroiwl, the Farmer' Loan
and Trait company of Seve York, and tbe
KraCriHe and lUchraood R.Jirod wm
P-7. in b..coA.pUint lb, plaintiff al-
lezrw ibat In V'.vi L J Mucker, then nr--
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baTina full coutrA ot tct prourty.
well as tbe dirrcury of ib nd, carried
out whatever plae tbt uit'i him; (bat
b-determine! U balid tbe Ev-mfl nud
Richmond roaJ. and tie directory author
ised the bsildibg of the rotd at a eot coi
ezcwlisg KH per raiK the director
agreeing to gurantest vtfd Iwod. W'ba
th! trtd wa buiil tbe price pr mile
f !5,OM, and tbe director, by rrvriniiou,
xfxrn!Td the pytueti of ih bond.
Tbe plaintiff deaiaUd4rcrAd jad
m-nt declarms uci action frau..ulftt.'d
tllegaL d tt '" peeot dtrrestery bsi
rcirAiard Uoai jyig lairrrst w ,
u! ts prohibited fwst furthe' eHrtie
Jiun of the rt
TbepUo-r g l dtwven at; te
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u-woau witutiB. an
'ZTt-ax. crowd, ?rerU cnrfrwl 4iu
g iltesdj btt located. A C3f -W
.ra brrain wm Utv le osid itTr
I day 0 iotip$uz a cUfca
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