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If VOLLffl.-NO. 247. NEW YORK, WEDNESDAY, MAY 5, 1886. $
' MOBBING A STRAY RED CAR.
1 IT 1TAKDKRKD DUtTif TO TBCK BMP
JVBT AT TUK DtlfNBll UOUB.
Drlnr and rellee-ia Volley f
tones, IJaill - Mli Comi to the fcim
-IToptrtr Owner Tr ellle the Strike.
Thoonly row over Third avenuo oars yos
terday happoned a long WAy off the llhe. Car
No. 8. with a groon driver and balky horses.
Started up town from tho Post Office at 11K
o'clock A. M.. missed tho swltoh In Chatham
tauaro. and cot on tho East Broadway track.
I t got up as far as Oliver streot A Wry Dock
driver hurried his car up behind, apparently
". wlththerurcoaoof getting tho Third avanuo
enrlnatrap. Car No. 3 eould not so back, and
tho balky team refusodtopull It up hill aeroie
the cobbles. There was a blook In tho square,
and a crowd began to gatbor.
The pollco finally lifted the Third avonue car
bodily and placed It on the down track of the
Becond avonue road and told tho driver to
i drive down the Mow Bowery to Peck slip and
I tnrn thero.
The car was now empty, and tho horses pulled
It at a lively rata down the New Dowery crude.
The strange eight of a boyoottod Third nvonuo
'" ear on tho Becond nrenue track created a sen
sation along tho lino, and boys purauod thocar.
Boundtman Michael F, Foody was In charge of
the Oak street police at Chatham square, and
be knew that when the onr reached Peck slip
there mlitht be trouble as It was noon, and the
worklngmen would be on the street. He ran to
the Oak streot station, oalled out the reserve,
i and hastened to the slip. ..... .
They were too late. Tho car had sot thore. and
men who were Idle about the streets had saluted
it with a shnwerof stones, which fell on the
roof and crashed through the i windows). The
i, trlshtonpd conductor took off his badgo and
escaped down a sldo struct Tho driver stood
at his post holding tho plunging horses, lie
sldo him was an old policeman, with a gray
beard. No. 441. Stonos cumo that way until tho
policeman drew his revolver and threatened to
shoot the next man that flung one.
A tremendous crowd had now gathored.
tonos continued to fall, and all of the car win
dows wore smashed. Matters wero beginning
to look sorlous for the driver and tho old polloo
man. whon Foody arrived with tho platoon and
L charged the crowd. Tho police did not strlkn
W for IioaiIs. but thor prodded nnd punched nnd
pushed until they hud cleared tho slip and sur
rounded tho car. . . ..
The driver tried to start tho car. but tho
J Tightened horses refused to pull. Polioeman
lo. 411 went to tho PoslOfflco terminus after
another team, and brought it bnck with an
other driver. By this time tho runaway con
ductor bad come back and the battered car was
started off In good shape and at Chatham
square It went on Its own track. Two police
men escorted tho old driver to tho Post Offlco.
Ofllcer 441 was August Browning of the
1 Prlnco street station, who has boon twenty-
four yours on tho force. The driver was Cbas.
Williams. , . .-,,.,
A coramtttoe of owners of proporty on Third
avenue, beaded by Park Commissioner John
D. Crlmmlnt. called Inst ntgbt on the Executlvo
Committee of the Empire Prntoctlve Assocl-
Iatlon. Inspoctor Stcors and Policeman Hurley
of Superintendent Murray's ofncenccnmpanled
' them. They met Chairman O'Donnell. John
Hughos and Ed Mulford of the Executive
Board. Mr. Crlmmlna said to tho Executive
Committee that a nitm-er of Third avenue
property owners had called upon President
Lyon nnd otb'T directors of. the Third
Avenuo Compitny. Tboy eald that tho
strlko was Injuring property along Third avo
l nu. They reported thnt Presidont Lyon said
that he would bo pleased to havo the hands
i back on the cars, but upon no account would
1 discharge the mon now In their employ. Mr.
Crlmmlns said bu hoped that eomo sntisfnetory
arrangement could bo made whereby tho men
eould all go back to work.
Tb members of the committeo present said
fc, that all the men would be happy to, go back to
work, but would Insist on going bnck together,
i V. A. Clark, one of the property owners, eald:
1 "The Third Avenuo Company said to us they
would tako all that they had room for baok at
once, and hoped to mako places for all tbo
others InaBhort tlmo. We hope to get both
sides together this afternoon and effect n set
tlement." Another member of the committee said the
company said they would tnko back at least
(00 or 700 at onoe nnd put the others on tho
extra list for the present
Superintendent Robertson said that loO cars
Were run on the Third avenue line, and the
nsual complement on the cable road and 125th
street. The first car on yesterday's schedule
started from the Harlem atablea at 4:30 instead
of 3:58. This is attributed to a misunder
standing. Forty-four of the care ran at night
without molestation, Tbo strlkors kept In
their hall, listening to muslo and speeches.
A small Insurrection, caused by a score of
new employees from Washington, broko out In
tho Sixty-fifth streot stables yesterday morn
ing. These men. whose passage to this olty
bad been paid by tho company, were not paid
off with tho rest of the men on Monday. They
ssked for tbolr money yesterday, and
the superintendent refused to give it
to them. They became clamorous, and a dozen
st them wore put out by the police. Huperln
tondent Robertson said be had learned that
those men had got into the Knights of Labor
6nd wanted their money so thoy could leave,
any of them wero retained, and they maybe
too means of creating dlsaffeotlon among the
Tbo strikers say that tbo company sent out
no new drivers yostcrday, having nono to sond.
Cspt Collum says he recelvod applications
yesterday for 1.000 moro shares of stnok in the
stsgo company. Among tho receipts of tho
strikers' committee yesterday were $100 from
Itcglator Hellly and 5 from Alderman Dlvvor.
Altogether tho strlkors report $3,000 sont In.
InVorkvllle Court vesterdav John Johnson,
a striking driver, nnd Thomss Frost were fined
tV $10 euch lor stoning enrs. and Christopher An-
- thnnv. for smashing a cur window with n stone,
was held in 500. Patrick Murphy, a truck
driver, was fined 10 for obstructing a car.
Patrick Dunn, a Second avenue, driver, was
fined $10 at the Tombs for running Into a car
In Chatham siiunre. Truck Driver James Mc
Alosr was fined $10 for a similar offence.
Tho Indicted Empire Association mon will be
In thoOoneral Sessions Court U0,' In the
Chairman O'Donnell and Committeeman
Ilughes spent three hoars last night urging
lbs drivers of Fourth uud Becond avenue oars
fiot to cuusn collisions, and appealing to work
ngmen In Chatham sou are to keep away from
lbs Bowery and Third avenne. . . .
Tho last car wa In ut 13:30. Thoy had run
half or three-uuaiteraot an hour apart after
10 o'olook. George Arnold, a. hostler In the
130th street stables, was kicked by a horse last
Right. His skull was fractured.
I tuk vrstAhD eon suvktkii novns.
A Little Set Back to Ike Ilnno Maker
Culaa la Oiker Trades.
The piano-making firms ot Baits & Co.,
Diohlman A Link, and Colenborg A Vaupol
yielded yestorday to the demands of their em
ployees for snorter hours. The Executive Com
mittee ot the Piano Makers' Dnlon was In ses
sion all day. It was said that twenty shops had
agreed to the eight-hour rale, eleven have
refused, and seventeen are to be heard from.
Btetnway 4 Sons, Wo'ber. and Oblckerlng aro
among those who deollue to grant the de
mand. The men In the Btelnwayan4.Webfr
factories went to work yesterday At 7 o'clock,
despite the order of the Grand Lodged On
Monday Ur. Steloway mot a comnilttteot bis
Astoria and New York employeos, and told
them that be could not grant the demand for
eight hours. Thoy suggested a compromise of
nine hours. Mr. Htelnway said It was the firm's
ultimatum that the mon must work ten hours,
" I explained to tbcra the condition ot trade,"
said Mr. Bteinwey yesterday, "and showod
them that any attempt to coerce tho piano
manufacturers would, by reducing the produc
tion and Increasing tho cost of pianofortes,
drive the business from New York, I assured
the men that If thoy would not enter upon a
bopotoss strike, and would continue work on
the present basis, wa would guarantee to our
1.000 employees full work, no mutter bow bad
tho times might grow during the summer,
We could not do this It the oost of production
Was Increased. Wo gave the employees per
mission to hold a meeting In the faotory. and
m a rosult every man was at his place this
..?:.. Wiebr.,,ala n8t ili 9t anticipate
Wi'0, toon wore satisfied. ,
T" Kxocutivo Coininltloe will tske action
R?.i5;,l,tpway. Weber, and Chlokerlngmat
tofca.A!eel e?BHdent of ultimato success.
M,viu,Cm.orol,rm acceded to the demands of
arm. Mirei,m,n esterday. leaving only tbre
rms which hae not given In.
& Ef oeuii Committee of tho Furriers'
iuL0nniJepS.'u'd.Vosl.,,rJ,ir thnt ten shops had
iK!!..i..T.'i0 '""''rod of the striking em
Si2Jflf."i l"iCl: '" "'fk ' o". The Man
Waotuwrs .Vocititlonn.kedfora confersnoe.
The eommlttee says It Is able to carry on a
strike for three months and pay each striker
$3 a week.
Tbe Executive Committeo of the Water and
Bteam Branch ol tho United Brass Workers
held conference at Hall's Hotel yosterday
with a ayndlcate of employers embracing 76
per eentof the factories east of thoAlleghanlns.
The bras workers demand that a ilny'o work
bo nine hours, and.a Baturday half holiday,
Tho syndicate declined to glvo en answer.
There will be another conference In Pittsburgh
next Tuesday. Beventoon New York ehops
have granted the demandant the employeos.
Thero will be no general strike until after the
Pittsburgh conference. Thorn nr over fi.OOO
brass workers In New York, and about 8.600 of
them are employed ns chandelier workers.
Nearly all are Knlghta of Labor. A call has
been Issued torn conference betwenn tho Ex
ecutive Committors ot tho chandelier and
wntnr and steam workers,
The Exocutlvo Commlttnn of the Pattern
makers' Association of Now York nnd Brooklyn
announced yestorday that tbo majority of tho
manufacturers had given In to their domnnd
fornlnn hours as n day's work, night hours on
Knturday, wngos $3.60 and $3.25 per day. Tho
pelnmater Iron Works, they say. Is the only
Urge arm that Is holding out.
Tho principal firms ongsgsd In tho manufac
ture of olectrlcal apparatus have ngroed to
tholr employees' demand for nine hours a day,
to go Into o fleet after May 7.
Devlin & (Jo. notified tholr eutters and trim
mers that they need only work nine hours a
day, and may hnvonBatnrd.iyhalf holiday.
Tho United Clothing Cutters of Now York.
Brooklyn, and vlncinity have repolvod thnt
after May 10 the hours of labor shell bo from 7
A. M. to iii P. M.. or from 7.' A. M. to 0 P. M.,
nn hour for dinner, and no work after noon on
Th'i Unltod Btntos Brewora' Association has
postponed until further notice, on accountof
the labor troubles. Itn Convention, which was to
have benn held at San Francisco on May 10.
The Furnlturo MHtiulacturere' Association ot
New York and vicinity held n meeting at Py
thagoras Hall yosterday afternoon and passed
Ihst Ih. numbers of tlil suoclstlon run Ihtlr fo
torle on the butt, of ten hour. s. eday'. work from
Mnnrinr. tlie loth In.t.l Slid that If the employee, of say
msnufsclurer belonslus1 to thli.nci.tlon .hall etrlke
by reuon of lhl rule, we pledge our.elve. thnt we will,
one end all, elo.e onr factories aim remain olo.ed until
the matter 1. adjudged; Slid that we pledire our.elve.
that we will.linan asreemeut to carry Into effect this
re.oltitlon: aiiit that a Committee on Arbitration beep
pointed by thii aiooclallon. to which .hall be referred
all qneitlon. In dlrpule between employer and employee.
It wnq ordered that tho resolutions bo printed
and posted on the factory doors to-day.
The marble workers met lust night nt 427
Second avenue, when It was said that all tho
principal shops In tho trado had granted tho
demand for eight hours.
The shoo danti-rs tormod a union last night,
tholr objoct being Sunday closing.
Tho varnlshors met nt Houston and Allen
streets yestorday, nnd throughout tho day re
cehed reports from tbolr strlko commlttoo re
garding tho progress of their strike for nlno
Hours dally oxcept Saturday, when It will bs
onlyolght hours. Nine shops sent word that
thoy were reedy to go to work on thoso terms.
The carrlngo mnkors wero In session yoster
day at 427 Second avonue. Thoy received no
tice that the bossos would hold a mooting this
afternoon. Thoy doclded to postpone nny no
tion on tho strike until after they met to-night
and heard the result of tho bossos' mooting.
OTBBn LABOR MOVKMENTt).
Huntingdon. April 4. The Presidont of the
Executlvo Board of District No. 3 Miners' Fed
eration says that unlos tho oporntors grant
the demands of tho 20.000 strikers in the dis
trict within a week n, mooting of the National
Board will be hold nnd u general strlko ordered
ot nil the men now at work In the bituminous
coal regions ot tho United Btatos. President
Hughos has just ro turned from Pittsburgh,
where ho was successful In obtaining the pas
sago of a resolution by tho Western minors
that thoy would tako out no more coal Tor the
Eastern markets. . . .
PansoKH. Kan., Mny 4. The Congressional
Bub-eommitteo met nt tho Opera Hotiso lioro
to-day. Tho llrst witness iras Muyor Arthur O.
Brown, who told the history of tho strike In
Parsons, and said bunlnoH was entirely intr
rupted.nntll the Uovernor sont militia to tho
town In tho lattor part of March, since wlib'h
time thero had bsn no Interruption to trntllc.
Orar200 men quit work, nnd over 100 are now
employed. Tho strikers gnvo no oxcuce fur
striking oxcept the discharge ot Hall In Texan.
There was proof that tho striking Knights
ditched trains, killed onclnes. nnd did othnr
onrange. Other witnesses testified to tho samo
Baltimore, BIay4. All the furniture manu
factories in thin city, with ono exception, shut
down to-dny. The mon demand eight hours,
and the manufacturers rofuso to codjdIv with
BniDnKPOBT. May 4. About 250 carpenters
were Idlo to-day, having boon ordered by tho
local traders to strlko for nine hours' tlmo at
ten hours' pay.
Cincinnati. May 4. The freight handlers on
all roads except the Little Miami are out on a
domand for $1.50 for ton hours nnd 20 cents an
hour for overwork. The companies have
offnrod an Increnso from $1.25 to $1.35 for ten
hours and 15 cents an hour for overwork. All
the carrlngo men. 2.500, aro out on a demand
for eight hours' work nnd the old ten hours'
pay. Eight hundred enrpenters nnd pinning
mill men aro out on thu same domand. Fifty
two lurnlture manufacturers whoso workmen
aro out met to-dny, telegraphed to nil furnl
turo manufacturers In tho country, nnd agreed
to answer tholr employees on Wednesday.
All the men In tbo Iron manufactories wont
out to-day, numbering about 500.
Tho cartmon engaged In street repairs have
all struck and practically put an end to work.
As the olty Is laying now granite pavements
extensively, this will cause serious troublo. An
effort was made to compel one contractor's
men to stop work, but tho pollco Interfered Hud
preserved order. It is estimated that 10,000
workmon are now on n strlko here.
Boston. May 4. Tho Chnrles itlver Horse
Railroad Company, after grunting the recent
demand of Its employees for increased wages,
raised the rate of faro from five cents to six.
Last night tho employeos referred to their Ex
ecutive Committee the question of demanding
a second advance In wagos. on thu ground that
they should derive some bonoflt from tho In
The dllllculty between the granite manufac
turers lot this city and tholr outtere has beon
adjusted by a joint committee, and tho cutters
will return to work to-morrow.
PiTTsnuBoii. May 4. Tho domands of the
workmon for olght hours have been granted In
several instances, though there are snmo
classes of employers who refuse to yield. Tho
sUikers, liowovor. aro confident of success, and
all seem to think tho troubles will soon terminate.
A LETTER FIWSI Hit. IIOX1E.
Terms upon wklck ho will lle-emplor Part
riko Kecent Blrlkere,
St. Lodih, Muy 4 Genornl MunagcrHoxlo
of tho Missouri Paclflo Railroad to-day sent the
following Instructions to Qonornl Superintend
ent Kerrigan to guide him In dealing with the
applications for work by tbo roccnt strikers:
The mornlnir pupen of today contain an order from
tbe Ueueral F.xrcume lln.irrt of the Knluht. of Labor
unconditionally lermlnailiiK Urn ttnke whieli hm .alli
ed on the part of certain of our former employee, mice
March 0 la.l. to take efleosthl. date. In erigHiftiiv th.
men we need In th erico of the compau vouwiilne
Kovcrued !y the following oi.ndltlon. contained lu our
offer ot einploynitut wMih hat e turetofore beeu made
andretieaied from lime tu time. Tho fclowiiijc U from
adrrrtlteuieutvf MurcU 10, IPRli
"Uood and competent men will be employed without
reference to their pa.l or pre.eul relatione to the coin
paiiy or their conincllon m llli any aoclely or organize,
lion, open, .ecrct. .ecolar, or oihrrwl.e. Such a. are
accepted will be paid the rate of watte, n commended by
tho Uoteruor. and other Male oitlriaUnf ll.ourl and
Kauias wlicu ihe labor trouble of ilarch, IKS3, were ad.
jiitled, tho tame hart Lten raid by the company iluc
Alio th-follow Ipy, contained. In the letter to taOor
ernur. of ili..uuri and Kauai In reply to tbeir com
mnnleall'm en JUrch lv), in which Ihe above adrertiie
ni.nl w repented wlih tlite addition!
"This company I. furiher wililns to iry to II em.
ployee a rale of wnjrr cntiul to Ihut now beinir paid by
other railroad coiupmiltf in the same teallnn of ruunlry.
Tli. men wbohote been encased under Uieadtertlae.
ment of March 1". W, will I e coullnued lu our employ.
Wo cannot rti'nna or co.itli.uo lu our employ any
persons wlioh.ne actually e.icr.ucil In the dc.lrucllun
or Injury if tho company' prnpcrl)', or who hare ad
vleduchileiructloii or injury,"
Inlheir.tertlan nltb Henri. Turner and B.lley, on
April 1. 1 laid mat thl couip.ur delred lo rrenr.ge in
litcrU'eiichof ti.late employer a It needed who
inuht apply Individually for ciiiulnyiiieni ami were not
obfrclli.n.ble to Hie mMiuscment by reaion of their
ac'Jdurluif the late lrUe. Nhlle Ihl. offer woi not ac
cepted. bu". the contrary, an order for the furiher
cniillniianca of Ihe lrlKe w eftcrn ard iued. the po
tlilou of the company In Ill's matter remain! uuchnmria,
alihouitli II rrqiiiramtnts for additional men liai e .nee
been si eatly illiiiliiUlied. I learu from your report! that
sIhiui UMi of ilneinplojoe nlmairuakoii UarchBhav.
reiumed Ibclr places fiice the jlrt order in resume aork
ue luued by the il.neral Mailer Workman of the
Knlil.t.ot Labor on HarohSH. nudlliat many new men
ha. been employed under Ihe adicril.oineiil tor help
ahoy, referred to, rolhat the promt force Is near y
liJrnuiu for the needs of the company and entirely
mnicleiil for lis oreen requirements In tbe ilinps st
AtebUou. Kama. City. I'arsnua. Redalla, and raleillne.
I aluinoie your reoonnnendatlon Hint the shop at Ue
Soto remain o.oicrt for the preient In compl) nil with
the above initrurtlnn. you will te that the application
for reernplo) iniut of ihnie ot ourform.r employees tvhn
havo famllle. and own hoiuts upon the lino of tbo roud
are Brit cuuildered.
About 200 of the old shop hands applied nt
tbe shop for work to-dny, and sixty weru em
ployed. In East tit. Louis tbe railroads havo a
good foron ol freight handlers ana switchmen,
and the officials say they will retain as many of
the men employed during the strlko as have
proved efficient. The militia are still ou tbe
scene, and will be kept there a few days.
YneexlUi'e Ale ems) Lager Beer,
Absolutely pure. Bottles si lb. brewery eipreuly for
family use, sod dellrered by A. Ll.bler k (la. I'iSih et.
sad luia sr Hsw fork city. Order by paitsl ard.-At.
MOST AND BCairAB.
Kagllsk Optntene or Ike lee-rikttSB Capi
tal wllk ktre.
London, May 4. The Son's disclosures of
tho pocullsr methods and teaohlngs ot Herr
Johann Most was cabled hore yesterday. A
Cable News reportor Interviewed the President
of tho London revolutionary Socialists this af
ternoon. Ho said! "The story Is directly
traceable to Justus Sohwnb's quarrel with Herr
Most, and If anybody Is hurt by Its publication
It Is more likely to ho Bohwab than Most. Tbn
latter Is tho stronger of the two In Intellect nnd
Influence, and is abundantly able to hold his
own against an arniyof Hchwalis.
"Ho ferns wo In London nro concerned, wo
cannot be uffectod by anything occurring In
Amorlca or elsewhere. We are more than
holding our own. Tho Freilielt, the publication
of which was stopped alter the floath ot the
Czar Alexander II., Is again In existence. It
Is now sold regularly In the English Bhops, nnd
has a circulation of 4,500 copies In uroat
'Does tho Anarchist party advocate flro and
" You may say that It Is truo beyond question
that the principles nt the party comprlso the
burning and plundering nf the property ot
capitalists. Thnt is a cardinal principle."
"Would you take a house, havo It Insured,
and sot It on flro to obtain tbeamount-ot the
' Woll houses belong to capitalists, and In
surance companies, being llkawlso oompoBod
of capitalists, burning and plundering are
Tho reporter, after receiving the assurance
of tho hoai ot tho British Anarchists that Herr
Moat cnttld not be suppressed by his enomles
In New York, then withdrew and went to the
house of Victor Davn, who was Mosl's closest
frlond during the luttnr'a residence here, and
Is a firm bolletor In him now. M. Dave said:
"I don't bl love thestorleH at all. They nro
pure Inventions, and I find no dlflleul'r In
trnclng thorn to Morltr. Bachman of New York.
Tucker of Chicago, and Justus Hchwab, tho
New York publican, Thoso mon wero formerly
connected with the stuff of the D-riheit. and
nro nowengngedln a conspiracy to destroy
Most'a lnfluuncohnd establish themselves ns
leaders. You may flatly deny that the Knhut
brothers wero members ot the International
Anuruhlstlcni party. They belonged to the Bo
hemian Nittlnnn' Colonization Bncletv. which is
qulto another nlTnlr. Johann Mnt was In no
way coneiirned lu the murder of Elsnrt In Vi
enna, and no pnrt of tho money obtained bv
tbo murder was used In aid of tbe cause ot
"Then I am to understand that Mcst nover
" Well, he did plan tlio kllllngof Tollee Coun
sellorlltittnnff of Frankfort, nnd It Is nlno truo
thnt hn had much to do with tho nttempt to re
move thu Emperor of Oormany on the occasion
of the unrolling nf the (Itirmanlu monument In
tho Niedonvald, but bo had no band In the kill
ing or Elsart." . , ,
"Does your party consider arson justifi
"Yes: wo believe tho employment of flro
against the bourgeois Is entirely Inudabln, and
nsa means ot precipitating n struggle botweon
Anni-uliists ami capitalists It cannot fall of ulti
iiicnvic 31 us. b'Hi'.xvn.
Iter IlenrlrenillnB Fxperleneee In .Ittempllna
to XCeecue ker C'kltil from n Well.
IIornei,lsvili.c, May 4. Prnzor French
and his family II vo on the old Mines farm, In
the town of Bradford, this county. In tho
farmyard Is a doop woll. with a low curb, the
water being drawn up by nn old-fashioned
swoop. On Saturday nil tho family wore ab
sent from homo oxcopt Mrs. French and her
two-yoar-old son. Parmer French came homo
at noon. There was no ono In tho house. Ho
wont Into tho kitchen. On tho tnblo was a slato
on which was writton, lu n hasty scrawl:
"Baby and I are in tho woll."
Fronclt rati to tho woll. Looking down ho
saw his wifo in thu water, cllngiug to the wall,
but apparently dead. Alva Morris, a neighbor,
was passing at tho tlmo, and responded to.tbo.
farmer's cries for help". Morris lot himself down
in the noil, and fuxtonod a ropu around Mrs.
French, and she was drawn to tbo top. Hlio
wiiHiilltn, but unconseious. Hbo wns restored
with diniculty. As booh ns sho rovhed she
asked for her child. The body of tho child was
tound at thn bottom of tho woll.
"At 10 o'clock this forenoon," said .Mrs.
French. " I wont to tho woll after a pall of
wulor, taking baby along. I saw that n board
on tho curb was lonso nnd I ran bnck to the
houso togotahammorand nails to fasten tbe
bontd. and thoughtlessly loft tho child by the
woll. Whonlcaiuo back thn baby was gone.
I looked In tho woll and saw him struggling In
the wutor. Thinking that some otio might be
In the homo soon. 1 rushed back nnd wrote on
tho Kioto that wo woio In tho woll. so that we
could havo holp ns soon as possible. I thon
bnrrlod to tbe woll again aud lot myself down
to tho wntor by tho niches in the wall. I suc
ceeded in getting the bnbv out of the water
with one hand whllo I held myself above tho
wutcr with tho other. I thon placed one foot
in a niche on ono side of tho woll and tho otbor
foot on the opnoslto. nnd then braced mysolf so
I oould keep above tbo water, which was above
The bnbv was alive, and. having the use at
botb my hands and nrms, I soon brought htm
to, I cnllod constantly for help ns loudly ns I
oould. Both mysolf and thn child woro terribly
chilled by tho water. I shouted for aid until
myvolcowas entirely gono. nnn then, loellng
that wo must both die from oxhaustlon and
cold unless I could reach the top in some way.
I bogan to work mysolf up. using ono band and
my loet. Little by Itttlo I cropt upward braid
of tho niches In tho wall, and In half an hour I
was almost within reaching distance of tho top
of tho wall. . ...
" How my strength over held out I do not
know. I stopped to rest, and thought ot toss
ing tbo bnby up ovor tho curb. If I had hnd
strength enough in my arms I know I could
havo done so, but they wero too tired and
weak. After resting a while I was feeling
around for nnother place to out my foot a little
hlghor. to draw mysolf up. when I lost my
footing, and we fell bnck Into tbo water.
" Tbn baby was knocked out ol my arms, and
when I came to tho surface ot tho water I could
not find blm. I remember grabbing nbout
among the niches In tho wall, and that was all
until I came to after being rcscuod. 1 must
havo clung to tbe wall un hour unconscious,"
TUB PHESIUKSTS VOitlNO MARRIAOtl
He jfeprcealcs Newipaper Dlseneelon or kl
Buffalo, May 4. The Time to-morrow
will print this despatch from Washington:
" The reports of President Cleveland's mar
rlsge havo thus far not been confirmed by
any ono In tho White Houso, but tbe Times' a
correspondent was nble to obtain to-day a
practical admission from thn President thnt
the reports were truo. Mr. Cleveland said:
" I do not concede tho right of newspapers
to Inquire Into my prlvnto affairs. The news
papers, as a rule, have not treated me fairly,
andlballevo that a moro mention of a iloaire
on my part to have nothing said about Miss
Folsom would only Incite tho ruoottors to out
do their previous efforts.'
' 'Then you are going to marry her ?'
t I will not make nny statement about that,
but I think the newspapers are not acting right
about this matter,"
"In the course of further. conversation the
President refused to deny the reports of his
marriago, and practlcnlly admitted that the
reports were true. Ho said In effect that an
arrangement had boon made by which nothing
would bo said about the engagement until a
time which bad been decided upon by tbe per
sons directly Interested, The Impression given
wns tbat the President would like to confirm
tbe report, but thnt through conscientious
motives be did not fool that ho was at liberty
to Inlk about It.
"Buffalo men who are in Washington say
tbat tho wedding will tako place In June, and
most of thorn bellovo that It will occur In
Buffalo. It Is conceded thnt Miss Folsom
wishes to be married in the White House, but
Mr, Cleveland's desires will have to be consult
ed, and ho Is known to be avorso to a display
ot any kind on such an occasion."
A llatek for Liberty.
Winhki.1). Kan., May 4. The prisoners con
fined In the Cowley county tell made a desperate attempt
to escape Isit olslit About H;to o'clock Deputy Sheriff
llerrod opened the Jail door to lock the prisoner! In tbeir
crtli. when they made sdnh t him. armed with store
lid, lump of coal, and olhor mliille. A blow on the
he.it knorked llerrod down. Henry Cbampllu. one of
the uuorili. tired at the croud and Inatantly killed W. P.
H.niiett. who wa In Jail for counterfeiting. Chemplln
received a severe blow on Ihe liead.whlch rendered ulni
Inienrlble, and four prisoner made their escape. They
re i Charles .swift, forr.n Jainee Whlieh.ail and Win.
M atnsy, hone thieve, ami IHvltl Wlgil ni.oouiiterfeltor.
To Criilee Aanlasl Aseerteau Veeaels.
St, John, N. n... May 4, The schnonor Oen.
Hiddieion ha arrived here, sua Kill St out for crulsiug
as alnit American fUusrumn.
"He Oood to Yourself,"
Ds rsarllne for easy liouss cleaning and wastdor. Jlv,
Klnstscii'lweutleUiior a' I the ilrl whose breath re
vsali lui oressues of KoioJout nt married. ass.
AWING A MOD.
Tee Mllwamhee Jrllllltst Mb m. TacenteeeS
Rial to Ike Mad.
MnjWAUKRB, May 4. Tho scones In Mil
waukee to-day resemblo those ot the bank riots
In 1801, when a mob from the uppor wards ot
the city raided Mltcholl'a bnnk. Tho city to
night Is virtually an entrenched camp. Tho
ontlre First Beglmnnt, one company of tho
Bocond, tbe Foutth Battalion, tho Light Horse
Bquadron. and the First Light Battery aro un
der arms, under tho Immodlato command ot
Adit.-Oon. Chapman. Gov. Busk has boen at
boadquartnrs.whloh aro In the Light Horso ar
mory, all day.
The chief centro of Interest all day has beon
tho Bay View Boiling Mills, which employ
1.800 hands, A mob tormod early this morning
on the south side. It consisted mainly of
Polish laborers, with a tew Bohomlans and
Germans. Their first Intontlon wns to attack
and burn the AlIU shops. Finding tboy had
shutdown, thoy turned tholr attention to the
Bay View Mill mon, who thor Inslstod should
Tho mob marched In two bodies, number
ing togothor between ten and fifteen hundred.
It was nbout 0 o'olock when thoy reached tho
rolling mills. Thoy had beon oxneotod, and
the high gates loading to the yards were all
closed and securely fastenod. Employees of
the North Chlongo Boiling Mill Company,
nrmod with revolvers, were stationed behind
tho fence at Intervals of a few foot Tbe mob
halted In front ot tho company's office nnd sont
a committee In to domand the Introduction ot
tho eight-hour systom In tho mills, Thoy wero
mot In tho offlco by Francis W. Hlnton, tho
local manager ot the oompnnv. and W. B,
Parkes, tho superintendent of tbn mills nt Buy
View. Tho consultation lastod over half an
The mob was refinforcod by small squads
which arrived from the olty every fow minutes,
and before noon tho crowd numbered at least
1.500. At last tho commlttoo camo out and the
mob crowded around to henr tho result of thn
conference. They woro told thai Huporlnton
nent Parkes would not nllow thorn to go Into
thomlllB toboo tho omployeos, and would not
permit tbo emoloroes to come out andsoo tho
A man nnmed Bonzol. a leading member of
tho Polish nssemblyof tho Knights ot Labor,
harangued tho crowd In both Polish and Eng
lish, and secmod bent to lend thorn on to
Superintendent Parlies nttompted to tell tho
mob that tbo men warn satlsllod and Hid not
want to go out. Tbo mob bucamn turbulent,
and cries of " We'll put thorn out" worn hoard
on nil hands. Many spoke In favor of forolng
an ontranco to tbo uillls. Homo brnndlshod
thlr clubs nnd yollod. "Bloodl"
Finally. In orderto gain tlmo for the arrival
ot tbo militia, which had been oidorod, n com
mittee ot ten from the mob worenormlttnd to
go through the works and tnlk with tho men.
Tho militia arrived aliout 11 o'clock, whllo tho
comnillteo appointed by tho crowd was In
the yards intervlowing thn rolling mill om
ployeos. Tbo crowd lellodnt thn top of tholr
voloos us tho train pulled up nt tbe stuilon nnd
tbo uniforms of thu militia became visiblo. Tho
detachment conslbtod of tbo Hberldan (iunrds.
sl.vty strong, under command of Cnpt, Cuognu;
tbe Lincoln Guard, thirty strong, under com
mand of Cnpt. Miller, and tho Bouth Sldo
ltlffos. twnuty-llvo etiong, under command of
Cipt. Vluvel. Tbo tullltln massed In liout of
tint gate. Every mnn had his rifle loaJod nnd
carried twenty rounds nf ammunition.
Hhortlvnflor 12 o'clock tbo committee came
nut of tbo works nnd climbed up on n high
fence, from which they nddieised tho crowd.
Benzol made his report In Polish. Bobert
Hchllllng repented In English. The reports
wore to tbn effect that thn company's laborers
Jud damaadod eigbt hours' wnrlcnt ten hours'
pay, and tbat tho bosses bad rofuhod, whoroupon
tho men had struck. Tho strlko of laborers
would make It Imposslblo for tho works to go
on, and the Superintendent bad ordered thnt nil
opet.itiontin the mill bo stopped ntouec. Loud
yells of delight from tho mob greeted tho report.
Gates v.oro thon opened and nil tho military
companies filed into the yard nnd formed In
lino about 200 yards Irom tho Bates. The
crowd outhldo became everv moment more
noisy aud demonstrative. Thn hasulunko
Gunrds woro the Inst to II lo through, tho gates.
As soon as they were lnsido nnd the gates
woro closed tho mob begun throwingbrlcksnnd
stones ovor thn rence. A section of brick hurled
with great force struck Capt. Uorchardt In tbo
breast, completely Btnggerlng him for a mo
ment. As soon ns ho rscovorod bo ordered his
mon to Urn a volloy Into tbo air.
At tho dlschnrgH or the rifles tho mob became
panlo stricken. Thoy turned and flod across
the bridge over tbo creek. ...
In this city quiet Is being restorod.and should
to-morrow pass without a fresh outbreak. It Is
believed thnt all dlsturbanco will havo passed.
Ono thousand militia horo are under arms and
prepared for any emergenoy.
irilOSB Z.ITTI.K GAME WAS ITT
Tks Name or at Wicked Vp-fowa Politician
Divulged tit Tareo Aldermen.
Tho Aldormon's Committeo on County Af
fairs sot out of Mr. M. Hauer yesterday the name of the
annexed district politician who Induced him to raise
the rent of the Tenth District Court House at 138th
street and Third avenue. Mr. Dauer' itory is that he
nai content with the Ti.o a jear he hod been getting
from the city, but the politician edvUed him to go up to
S3.O0O. and promlied to see that he got It.
Mr. llauer went ujt. When be had put In hie bid at
fa SJ) he discovered thstaUr. l'lus'iil had offered the
Lily accommndatloiie ut lS7th street and Washington
avenue fnrf 1,500. .... ... . .
When this cnir.e before the committee yesterday.
Aldermen o'.Sill, Van Itensialacr, and McQunda told
Mr. M. V. Frvuml. who appeared for Hr. Bauer, that thoy
could not ro.sibly consider a motion at all nulees ho
iravoupthename of Mr. Hauer' tempter. With great
reluctance Mr. Krrund couiented to do this, although
Lawyer ltendt, who represented the 1'arshal faotlon.
vehemently rousted. r. rTeund retired to an Inner
apartment and wrote down the name, and returned
solemnly to hand it to the committee. The committee
went lulu ciccuilte sesilon on It.
Tao Snsar House Hlrlke.
Tbore aro about 100 men at work In Havc-
mey.r A F.hl.r'; sugar refle;; lM, mm ,.,
of Ihe regular force. The other refineries along the
tVIIIIamsburgh water front have nearly a full working
force on hinJ. The opposition ot tho strikers is cen
tered agsinst Hatcraryers A eider. The delegates
aud pickets are grouped shout this firm's refinery, and
they have succeedrd in holding off the new men who
have applied for n rk In answer to advertisement. At
the Brooklyn refinery Mr. Uoicher, superintendent, said s
"A numfi.rof new men have beeu engaged. Inafew
days tve shall begin work In Ihe charou.l house and run
night aim day lu that place. In the refinery we shall
work for tue prcrcnt only In the iua time."
At Mollenhnurr A Son's and Moller. Slerck a Co. 'a
large numbers ot men are at work. A number of the
strikers were arrested yesterday for asrau'.ts on the men
now at work lu the refineries. Thoy were admitted to
ball by Justice Na.hsr.
Mrs. Ellen J. Rono, the widow ot John B.
Ken of White Plelui, dlsd of pneumonia In Brooklyn
Jesterday, 03 years old. She leavss three eons Dr.
oseph A. Kene of Brooklyn, t'ornsllu. E. Kene. Police
Juilioe of New Knchelle, and John r, Kene. The funeral
will take place to-day from Ihe Cathollo church lu New
The R.v. Peter 11. I'lunkett. assistant pastor of St.
Paul's Koman Unthollo Church, In Court street. Brook
lyn, died yeiterday, ageilui. lie was a teacher also In
ills Komen Catholic school for dsaf mules.
Dr. Ililme. 1st HagUed.
LoNDOH. May 5.-Tho finilu Telegraph, re
ferring to the vldl to England bf Dr, Oliver Wendell
Holmes, sal si "from every one that has the capacity
to appreciate one of the rarest and nnsst literary ludl
vlduslillseof our time. Or. Holmes Is assured of welcome."
Master Bnkere Organise.
The derman Master Bakors' Association, "for
benevolent and mutual benefit purpnsis," was organised
yesterday with the following corporators! Charles
Bchleleriuacher, Adolpn Krohvieln, Oeorge Kemmern.
Adolph Htoisll. Adam Moll.r, lilcbard Pamin, Philip
Zlpp, William Wsrti, and Usorge huiinisii.
Hudson County's New Board of freekoldors
Tho new Board of Cboson Freoholdors of
Hudson county organized la Jerssy City yesterday.
These officers were reelected i Clerk, Jossph H. Noon an i
folleclor of laies. Iluii b Uugsn i Superintendent ,,
UroundeandilullJiugs, hdward Kelly t Couueel, Job U.
Weaver lo Have Ilia Heat.
In tbe Campbell-Weaver contested election
ca'ejrilho llnuie. yesterday, the right ef the sllliog
number, J, u, Wca er of Iowa, to bis seat was conDruicil.
If you pr.f.r a pure soap, use Oharlee B. Ulfglas's
"Oermau Jaundry." -
Disl.rs who commend other dentifrice; as being equal
to bosodout are not to be relied ujioo.-Ade,
Discriminate lu lb choice of a dentifrice, aal Be
Boiodoat, tbe west efycacioui sal purest.--,
SIW OFFICE-4::iO A. M
GREAT M) RIOT.
Terrible Fight in the Streets
of that City.
USING BOMBS AND FIREARMS.
Strikers Throw Many Explosives Into a
Crowd of Policemen.
TWENTY-ONE OFFICERS WOUNDED
Fifty or More Strikers Shot Down
and a Number Killed.
Several Palleemea Dead or Oglaet The Mob
lufl-medbj Inoeodtnrr apeeeeea ut on Aa
rehlet Meetlna Vhea Ordered to Ilia,
perae they Iteplr with jlombi UuDdred
or Shot Fired oa lloih aides nt Nhert
Jtanse Ilnrrnvrlns Mcenea at Ihe Hintioa
where rolleetnen Lay HvIbst Hunllnsr
for the Anarchist IMIIor whn Incited
llloodahed Te I.uaaber Ilealera asefUBe
(n Grant the Xlemands of their Laborers.
Ciuc'Ado, Slay 4. Thrco thousand men
and boys stood around three barrels and
boxos on DoBplalnos street, between Ran
dolph and Lako etroots. at B o'clock
last ovonlnc. Ausust Spies, tho odltor ot
tho ArbciUT-Xritaug, the Anarchist oreon
In this city. Blood upon ono ot the burrols. Ho
mndo n briof speech to the crowd and thou In
troduced A. It. Parsons, ono ot tho prominent
lenders ot the Socialists of Chlcaeo.
The latlor told his hoarors that Instead ot
cattlnt; ten bonis' pny for elsht hours' work,
stnllEtlcs proved that wnrUIncmen to-day were
only cutting two hours' par (or ten hours'
work, and If thoy workud oleht hours
at tho B.'imo wnecs thoy would only bo uottlne
throe hours' pay tor oleht hours' work. He
warned his nudlonco thnt the tlmo would como
whon tho brutal oppression ot tbe capitalists
would drive every ono Havo thcmsclvos Into tho
ranks. The capitalists would bo responsible
for it, for they kopt up tho porpetual pnnlo In
tho homup of tho poor by their over-lncroaslnc
and grinding exaction.
In a Itttlo whllo the spenkor said tbo Amer
ican capitalist will rodiica the American gov
orolcti, the freeman, and olor to n condition
lowor ovon than that ot thn Chinaman. In or
(lortoprovouttliU.be advised tho proletariat
to bo prepared fornll emergencies. Tho Buttery
was full of mllltta to shoot worklncmon down.
Thoy had Gatltns suns, tho ammunition (or
which, slnuularly onousb, the people paid.
Thoy would bo turned upon thom to-morrow
bucnuso whonevcr the laborers make a prayer
or petition to tho capitalist for equity tbe cap
italist appcalod to tho military. Tho people
a!o paid tor tho pollco who shoot them down
at tho order ot the capitalist.
Thero wai a revolution orcanlzod by a pow
erful association of a fow against the many.
Tho Anarchist olosod his romnrks by advlslntf
tbo working people to be prepared for all
Bamuot Fiolden, a grlm-vlsoged Anarchist
wearing a black slouch hat, then leaped upon a
barrel. He said the newspapers of tho city
charged tbo Socialists with cowardice, saying
thoy would sneak awny from real danger.
They were there to-night to ropol tho llo and
provo that they were willing to risk their
llvos In the cause It was a glorious
death to die like a horo ratbor than be starved
to doiith on sixty cents a day. Out of the wealth
produced by labor tho laboror rocoivod flftoon
cents for every dollar ho oarnod, whllo the cap
italists who did nothing, abeorbsd tho remain
ing clglity-flvo coats of profit.
Whllo tho Anarchist was talking a dark oloud
rollod out of tho northorn horizou. It swept to
zenith, nnd had tbo appearnnoo of a tornado.
A fierce, cold blast of wind roarod down tbo
street, signs croaked violently, and bits ot pa
per filled the air. Tho great crowd of Social
ists, fearlnRfthnt a tornado was approaching,
began to seek sboltor. Tbo Anarchist loadors
urged tho mon to adjourn to Solp's Hall, which
Is only about half a block away. Tho ominous
oloud had now passed over the crowd.aud north
of Lako streot tho sturs shone out neatn. Tbo
vast nudlonco was now encotitnged to remain
by Flelden, who said he would detain thom but
n few moments.
" Tho air Is filled with fear," he said with a
shrug of his shoulder and a tremor In bis
voice. "Tho capitalists know it. Martin
Foran ot Cleveland, a man ohosen to legislate
.'..; !U''or ''-1 '-.Omrcw ' Wlion capitalists
..I,'-A r-that It is unsafe for thorn
are in...... ,t ii...
to bo lu a place wbero labor Is dissatisfied, that
Is labor's only hope. That day will surely come.
As tho Anarchist spoko these words the
crowd surged closer to tho row of barrels on
whloh tho spoakors stood. A most singular
feeling appoarud to pervade the vast nudlsnce.
South 'of Randolph and Dosplnlnes stroots
a body of men wore dimly seen approaching
In measurod tread It appeared like a phalanx
of Masons returning from n private assombly
or drill. Tho stillness of tbolr approach was
omnious and appalling. The silent marchers
camo ncaror until the eas lamps on Randolph
street threw tholr flickering light upon them.
Then a hundred stars and a thousand brass
buttons flashed at the street Intersections. The
silent marchers were 400 police ofllcors ar
ranged la platoons and choking tho stroet
from gutter to gutter. As ther crossed
tbe car trackB on Randolph street tho officers
clutohed their clubs with a firmer grasp, and
than hurried forward, thus compelling tbe
2.000 Anarchists still massed In tbe street to
fall baok before tbe measured advance.
Just as tho officers roachod tho barrols upon
which Spiers, Parsons, and Fiolden wero stand
ing a sorpontlne stream of flro burst from u
window on tho roof of Crone Brotbors'
Manfacturlng Company on tho opposite
side ot the street. It burned like a
fuse of a rocket, and hissed ns It sped
through .the air. It sputtered over the heads
ot the Anarohlsts. and fall amid the officers,
Thero wns an explosion tbat rattled tho win
dows In a thousand buildings, a burst of flame
lit up tho street, and then a scone ot frightful
and Indescribable consternation ensued.
It was n bomb hurled by nn Anarchist, The
work It did whon It exploded was mur
dorous. Over a scoro ot ofllcors wero stretch
ed upon tbo ground. Blood gushed from
a hundred wounds, and the air was filled
with tbo agonizing cries ot the dying and In
jured, Those who escapod Injury wavered for
a momont. Then they rushod over tho man
gled bodies of their comrades with drawn re
volvers, tho glittering barrels of whloh wore
Every Instant bullots sped Into the howling
Annrohlits In murderous storms, strewing tbo
"street with dead and dying, No quarter was
given or asked Tho Anarchists bid behind
.-- -ii i" i i .s ,IJ LM3-,lwors'ffg
boxes and barrels, from which they poured
a merciless fire from rovolvers and
guns. Policemen and Socialists tell In hand to
hand combat, nnd others were brought to
onrth by the assassins. Bystanders who had
been nttraotod by tho hoIbo fared no bolter.
They wero shot down where thoy stood or
overtaken by tho leadon storm, whllo fleeing.
Tho street wns lltterod with vlotlnis.
Tho shots earns from windows, from dnrk
alters, and from boblnd every concelvablo bar
ricade Tho ofllcors pressed forward
Into the toeth ot tho hurrlcnno
of bullets and stonos. driving tholr
antagonists toward Lako street Tho latter
flod Into stores nnd othor thoroughfares. Of
seven who rushod Into V. F. Brnmner's cigar
store ut 117 Randolph streot, threo wero shot
and bleeding profusely.
Otto OrnfT, a salesman for Mnrfleld & Nicker
son of 313 Bouth Water street, was ono of'
, those who staggsred Into tho a tore. lie
was shot near tho anklo, and his
boot was filled with blood. Emll Lotz
was lying In tho samo storo In tho
ante-room, a bultot having plorcod his
shoulder. Although ho did not blood much, ho
appoared to be dylntr. He swooned nway on
the floor. Tho fourth victim was a young man
who was shot In tho calf of tho leg.
While tho battlo was at Its height patrol
wagons filled with ofllcors with drawn ro
volvors rattled down the stroots from all tho
outlying preolnct. They lenped out of the
vehiolos and hurried to the assistance of tholr
comrades, who hnd by this time succeeded in
dispersing tho mob as far as Fulton street
The officers, nearly 1.000 strong, now formed
In six platoons and oloarod all the stroots with
in an area of three blooks. Thon they return
ed to tholr comrados, who woro strown about
tho sidewalks and In the roadway. As fast as
thoy woro picked un thoy were borne to tho
Desplalnos streot station In patrol wagons.
Chioaoo, May 4 Great wero tho expecta
tions of the Socialist leaders regarding the
muotlng horo called for to-night. As early as
7S' had boon mentioned as tbo hour when tho
speaking and excttemont would begin. Tho
place chosen was tho old Hnymarkat on Ran
dolph street capable of holding from 15.000 to
20,000 mon. Touching tho square at ono
cornor Is llalstead street, tho outlot to the lum
ber ynrds, packing houBos, nnd to factories
Buch as McCormlck's. In close proximity to
tho opposite sldo of tbo Haymarket Is Milwau
kee avonue, leading through a wide spreading
distrlot densely populated by Germans nnd
Poles. Surrounding tho square on every hand
are ton-cont lodging housos, saloons, and many
of tbe lowest dives in the city.
It was after 0 P. II. before the stolid group of
anarchists wero choorod by tbo presence of any
londors. August Splos finally arrived, and.
cllmbim: a wngon In front of Crane Brotbors'
factory, bogan an nddross denouncing cnpltnl
nnd assorting that he was not tho causa of es
torclay's riot, but Hint It was a natural rosult ot
class oppression. Tboro wns no enthusiasm
created by bis rntnntks. nnd when he wan suc
cuodoil by it. Parsons tbo crowd began to
gradually dwindle away.
Within halt a block of tho spoakors could bn
soon four tutrol wagons with horses ready and
a trond-slznil detail of pollco with It
Tbe utterances of tbo spoakers woro still of
amobt Inflammatory character, bowover. and
tbo hearers who btlll romalnod grew riotous In
tholr demeanor. Tbo police concluded to put
an end to thu disturbance, nnd advancing, or
dered the crowd to disperse. At first tho So
cialists foil back slowly, ono of tho sneakers
still urging them to stand Urm. Suddenly threo
bombs were thrown. Tbo police rotorted In
stantly with a volloy from tholr revolvers. Tho
rlotors answered with theirs, which the bouuo!
proved they wero well provided with.
The mob appoared crnzod with a frantic de
slro for blood, and, holding its ground, poured
volley alter volloy Into tho midst of the offlcars.
The lattor fought gallantly, and at last dis
persed tho mob nnd cleared tbn markot place.
Thoy aro now gunrdlng every approach to the
place, and no ono Is allowed mere.
Immediately after tho first explosion tho
officers who were left standing drew their re
volvers and fired round after round Into tbe
mob. Large numbers of the mob fell, and as
they dropped woro immediately carrlod to thn
rear and Into tbe many dnrk nlloyways by tholr
frlonds. No ostlmato of tho casualties can be
given, but the police at tbo Desplalnos street
station stnto that fully llfty ot thom were
wounded. , ,...
A man who wns standing In tho crowd re
ceived a pistol ball In his thltch. and has just
been brouent to the Central Pollco rjtntlon. Ho
savsthat during tho progress of a speech by
ono of the Socialists n squad of officers marched
br close to the speakers' stand. Homo ono
shouted. "Kill tbo ." A I most as soon as the
words had beon uttorud. three bombs wore
thrown from near tho stnnd Into the midst of
tho squad nf officers. They oxploded Instantly,
and flvo policemen fell. Others woro wounded,
andsuvoralof tho Socialists did uotoscape. An
officer, who has lust arrived from tho scono.
says there is hardly any doubt that at lonst flvo
pollcemon wero killed.
Persons living on tho west side mnny squares
from tho scene ot the disturbance roport that
theoxploslons of the bombs were terrific, nnd
Instantly followed by a fusillade of revolver
More cohoront nccounts are coming In. nnd
thoy point to a much moro disastrous affray
than at first reported. About 200 omcors had
been detailed to attend tlm meeting, ami bad
boen In the vicinity since tho Socialists began
to nssomble. At tbe tlmo of tho throwing ot
the bombs tho crowd bad dwlndlod to lass than
The drug stores In tho vicinity aro erooli
with people who wore hurt, and dnct , i.,,,
boen tulophoned to In all dlrect';,ns Uefore.
tho firing hod censed the P-'.bborlng police
stations were turnod lnti temporary hospitals.
At 11 o'olock twenty policeman lay on thefloor
of the l)spla.lP , flfreet station, all disabled,
and probably half that number seriously so.
Others warn reported to bo still lying In tho
open aqunte. either dead or badly wounded.
, A telephone messago from one of tbo hnspf.
t.all,.8'l',.,n", IK Offlcerbrought tboro lias since
?i- ;. v;rncor JO'epb Tiognn (Ijed on Ms way to
,...i ntatinn. ,
Later reports at tho Despliilnes street station
indicate thnt even more than at llrst estimated
wore wounded among tho Hoaliillxts. Tho
scenos nt tho station nro heartrending. In one
larga room Un soma llftoen officers, nnd doc
tors aro dressing their wounds. The wife of
ono of tbo mon has just come In, and, upon
learning that her husband was among tho
wounded, foil down in a faint nnd had to bo
carrlod home. .
lUi P. M. More firing has just linen heard
near tho scene nf tho former trouble nnd n latgo
force of pollco has just left thn station for tho
place. Homo fifteen shots wnro beard. It Is re
ported that Au.ust Spla Is In a Baloon ou
Lako streot and a detail of police has been sent
to arrest him. . .
The relatives of the officers Timothy Flavin,
Osorgo Miller, and Reddln enmo to the station
a short time ago, accompanied by a priest, and
administered the last sacraments to the thre.i
men, who aro In a dying condition. In tho
basement ol the station thero aro some ten
Soolallsts who are having their wounds at
Tho following Is a list of tho killed and
wounded among tbe pollco:
Jnsopb Stanton, John A. Drcr, John Mc
Mahon, Miles Murphy. F, Steele, John Reed,
Arthur Connolly, P. Sullivan. Charles Whitney,
Thomas Reddln, George Miller, II, Krugor, .1.
H. Wilson. Joseph Norman, II. Ifalvnrson, F.
Halda, Ed llarrett, John Hanson. J, MItoboll,
A. Flavin, Charles Fink, N. J, Khnniinn.
Inspoctor Bonflel has just bean seen nt tho
Dosplnlnes street stntlon and ns concerning
tn-nlgbt's trouble In tbo old Hay Market that
after Parsons had conclitdod bin speech Ham
Fielding, nnothor notorious Socialist, mount
ed the wagon and beenn to ad
dress the crowd. His address , was pf
the most Inflammatory description. He
callod on tho men to nrm tbomsolcs and to as
sert tholr rights. Ho finally beonnio mi lolent
that word whs snnttotho station, which was
only n block dlt-tant, nnd Inspector Uonllold, nt
tne head of 125 men. marched to tho place
whom the mooting wjw In progress, jionflnld
callod upon the crowd to illspurco, and Held
ing shouted out to them from tho wagon, "To
nrTho oftlfor once moro called on thorn to dis
perse, when suddeuly from boblnd tbo wagon,
which wns not fifteen feet from the front rank
ot tho police, bombs woro thrown In between
the second and third ranks ot tbe men with tq
offeot as already statod.
On a table In the station house where tho
wounded pollcemon are, ono poor fellow lies
stretched with torrlble bullet wounds In his
bronet A fow feet distant a man with tattered
clothes and a mortal wound In his side is
lying Insensible on a. oot Around tho
chairs with th6lr Isgs bandsgsd up and resting
on supports of dlfferont kinds, are soma fifteen
or twenty of the officers who were wounded by
the bombs. Not a groan or complaint ts heard
from any of them.
Another polioeman, who was found lying In a
doorway wusre be had btm carried, or whsrs
' ' I J
be had dragged himself, has just been brought
In. frightfully wounded. There aro some twen
ty of the Socialists In the colls In the basement.
Nearly all of them aro wounded, and one ot
them, a ybung fellow about 30 rearsold.ls dead.
The following Socialists, all ot whom an
Wounded, have been placed under arrest:
, Joo Kuchor, Emll Lotze, John TJellttnd, Peter
Lay. John Fraznr. August Iakn. Jobn Laeh
mann, Robert Hchullz. Frank Wrooh, B. lea
plant, nnd Cuarlos Bohumaohor.
When tho nows of the kllllngof six polloe
menhad re.iobed the First Reglmont armory.
Anson lboth, a member of Company O. wa
disguised and sent to the sosno of tho conflict
to tnkeobsnrvatlnns. Ho was nrrosted, ohargea
with boing a Socialist, and Is still undor arrest
a Fitinr ik thr Avrnnxoov.
Anarchists and pollco ofllcer a fought In A
rnln storm this afternoon. At 1 o'olook 709
strikers marched upon tho paint works of
Carv. Osilon V Parker, on West Eigh
teenth street When they reached the shops
tboy polted the four speolnl poilcomen on duty
with stones nnd bricks. Thon thoy toll upo
them with clubs. The ofllcors shouted lustily ,
for help, nnd thon tried to oscapo punishment
by running. Ono of thom stumbled and foil.
Fearing that he would bo stoned to dosth br
tho yelling mob. ho drew n rovolvor from his
brenst oockot and llred flvo shots as ho was
lying on the ground into tho rapidly approach
ing rubble The Ringing of tho bullets as tbay
whizzed over tbolr heads cheeked therlotertL '
Thon n mnn with a red feather sticking out ot
tbo crown of n black toll bat waved a rusty
sabro over his head, and urged his companion ,
to kill the nrostrato ofllcer. ,'
Just ns thn mob was about to dash forward :
Again the Hlnmnn street nnd Twelfth street 1
patrol wagons, filled with ofllcors, rattled dowa
thertroet The drlyor of each wagon atooel
upon his foot nnd lashed tbo horsos. whlofc
were flecked with foam. When the bluo vehi
cles nenred tbo rioters the oflflcers massed
themsolves against tho drivers' seats and, tak
ing aim over ouch others' shoulders, fired vol- i
ley aftor volloy over the beads of the crowd.
The effect was amusing. Mnn with their pock,
ou filled with stones huddled boblnd barricade
no moro substantial than a picket fenoe. They i
started down Eighteenth stroet to Centre Ave- '
nue, a sort of rendezvous for tbe thousands of
foreign strikers In tbo neighborhood. Here the)
Polloemnn Small of the Hlnmnn Streot statloA
leaped out of bis wngon nnd startod alter one
of tbo leaders of the riot, who was yelling to
his comrades to blow up tbo pollco with dyna- '
mlto. Ho ran Into tho crowd nnd grabbed lbs
Anarchist liy tbo nook. Tho latter screamed
for holp. The rlotors surgsd nbout thn officer
and his struggling prisoner, nnd then fell upoa
tho former with stonos nnd clubs. Small to
defend blmsolf fired Bovernl shots Into the
orowd. but without effect The shooting the a
becatuo hot nnd indiscriminate. Small's com
rnden ran to his assistance, but before he was
rescued from his perilous position ho wna shot
through the bund. Tho prisoner escaped. Re
ports ot axplodlng cartridges camo from every
quartor. and tho air was filled with smoke.
Kill tho hlrolings," bawled a man with
red whiskers as he polntod nn nnclent
revolver nt Ofllcer Small. Before hs
could null tho trigger Detectlvo Michael
Granger struck his hand, and tho weapon fell
to the ground, Tho mob then pounced upon
GrnrrRor nnd drncgod him into the muddy
stroet. A rock as largo ob a coooanut whizzed
past his loft cheek, and n brick hit him In the
forehead. Thn dotecttvo fell to the ground,
with a stream of blood pouring from tho wound.
Tho remainder of tho officers fired a seore of
shots Into tbo surging, howling mob. One man ;
wns seen to drop, but his comrades picked hint
up and hurried through a neighboring alley.
Tho sight of Anarchist blood scorned to fill the
rioters with fear, for as soon ns they learned
that ono of their number hnd been shot they
fled proclpltctely. Tho ofllcors then charged
upon thom nnd capturod seven of tho lenders.
Thor wore taken to tho Twelfth street and Uln
msn struct statlous.
The non-union mon nt work In tho MeCor
mlck factory tollod until 3M o'clock In tba
nfternoon. Whon thoy camu out at that hour
the pollco beenmo more active and dispersed
tho thousands of strikers who worn nssembllojc
on tho sldo stroots. Several lights occurred,
but no blood wns shod. Many of the scabs wera
escorted to their homes by tho ofllcors, Th
strikers nro boasting that thoy will yet drive
tho scabs from tho neighborhood nnd apply tha -torch
to the factory. They are also threaten
ing to blow un the Hlnmnn streot station witk
dynamite. It Is feared that thero will be seri
ous troublo In this district within the next
Late this nfternoon tbe police raided a hall
In the snmo building oceupied by tbe Lumber
Exchange, and captured thero some hundred
muskets, which thor took to tbo pollco station. '
It Booms tho hnll hnd bean occupied as a drill
room by a company ot zouaves, which was chief
ly made up ot foreigners. It Is statod that tbe
fow Americans In tbo organization withdrew
yesterday on account ot the socialistic vlows of
tbo others, and It is supposed tbat tbe latter i
contemplated some movement which oamo to
tho knowledge of tbe pollco nnd Induced them
to make the raid. No Information concerning
tbo selzuro can boobtilned at Police Hoad
quarters. and nothing Is positively known be
yond tho fact that tho nrms were scizod,
TUE MAK WHO INCITED ULOODHIIED.
The ArbeUer Zeituna, a German paper edited "
by Spies, the Socialist who was one ot tha
spcakors who incited yesterday's riot at Mo-
Cormlck's, announces this afternoon that A
great mooting of "the people" will bo held to- i
night on Dosplninosstrnet, and "whoever con
demns the horrible brutality of yesterday must
be there." Tbe paper further says:
WorMneinen. tile tinted poliro jesterday tmirderet
four or your tirottiera and wounded iierhop twenty more
at Mccormick's factory. Had your brothers, who hast
nothing but tone to defend tneuuelte. been armed
with good weapon and a few dynamite bombs, uone of
the murderers would have ercsped ills well dsservet
Ae it was onlr four of them (the policemen) wera .
wounded. That is sad. Yesterdays messacre occurred
that the 40.000 strikers In this olty might be Ailed with
fear end terror, and that tbe dlMsntlsrled and rebellion
laborer milit be driven bark tinder tbe yoke of slavery.
Will tills end bo accomplished? line not amiscatcula
tion been insdo Tlie next fuw days wilt answer thfcB
question. We v 111 not speculate on tbe course of event.
The paper then goos on to glvo a detailed re
port of tbo troublo, and puts the responsibility
entirely on tbe police. Spies also .ays that soma
Bohomlans and Poles In tb Vmckground ot th
crowd ho wns nddrossl raisod tho cry, " Oa
Tbo paper 'lg0 gnys tnat ie pollco yesterday
used air clubs In dispersing the procosslon of
.rlklng girls, nnd adds: " In whose veins does
not the blood coureo fastor when he hears ot
tho shameful actsot theso beasts ? Whoever
Is n mnn must show It these days. Men. to th
iue ini:n:ntNT$ ri.ir to,
C'elca.o's Lumbermen Keruse Ihe lr ananas
or their Iabrers.
Chioaoo, May 4. Shortly nftor 3 o'clook
this afternoon a committeo from the strlklnc
lumbermen watted on the special committee of
!.!rs appii.nted br the lumber unler of th,
city to recolve tbat body's reply to the striker.'
domand for olght hours' work and ten hour'
nay, Tbe reply Is substantially as follows:
r (tie Committee e the I.umtermrn'1 Union,
aKiunucc The demand made in your printed com
niunlcstlon, as committee for Lumbermen's Union Mo. t.
It is beuii carefully considered by tho committee chosea
by tlio lumber dealers and planing mill companies ef
Cliicairo, and, by a unanimous utc, jour communlea
tl'in Is respectfully rsluriivd for amendment, whloh
time and abutter know ledge ot the exMlnff condition
of the lumber trade of Chicago w ill coin luce ) uu Is elsar
ly for the Interest of tho men ynu represent. You de
mand en increase nf 23 per cent. In wsir-s coniparrrl te
last year. Nn rosson lias been assigned for the inoresae,
but in aiuwer to the request we btreby respectfully
stats why tbe lumber trade of Chicago cannot meet
your wishes as expressed lu yeur communication under
exlillng business conJillcits.
The reply then shows that tho volume, of
lumbar business lu Chicago has steadily de
cllnod since 1HS1. and thnt during this poriod
the annual production of lumber nt porta that
supply the market has In the sggregnto stead
ily Increased, nnd yards aro nporatod at pro.
riuclng polnlBHtalnrge reduction In oxpensa ,
compared to Chicago, and the result has be
largo shipments to consumers direct from saw
mills by railway. Th wages paid by Chicago
lumbor dealers and pinning mill owners are
larger for tho ssmngradoot mon than are paid
by any other Chicago Industry. Tbe majority
ot thn men are wholly unskilled, aud not even
any knowlodgoof the hngllth language Is re
quired: but II par day bus beau paid men
newly arrived, with a chance of early promo
tion and blcher wages. Tho roport coutlnues:
In tbe face nf all these reasons s demsnd Is now mad
by HieclsMof men hn are as inllmaiely ceunei'le
with tlili bianch nf commerce as the lumber merchants
tbemteltes for an Increase of naves Hint competing an
rival in irkeitdniiol pay. The lumber latorcrsut Obi.
cage cannot afford to nllow experiments and iherhanre
propi.sel in yuur demand endauvers thu future of Hie
larutier dullness ofjihls port, which gins illreci employ,
ment to more than lO.KM men. beside hellrritly tela- e
os) more, and ti the chief support of more than 8,nu
families, andi,uio.ox are annually disbursed by Ihe
lumber dealers ot t.'blra.'ii. He vast a builnrM, nhlch '
Involve! tlio support of so many kindred Industries, can
not Ions he sonducted coutrary to busluei nettiods.
The strikers listened, to tho reading of th
document, and In rsply, reiterated their de
mands. Thn lumbor dealers a Id thny would
f live t lie m ample time for consideration, and
lopodthoy wjtild rotiirnto work on the old
basis, but if thoy did not tholr places would b
The strlkors rotlrpd not, very welt plonaad
with the remit of tholr mission. On leaving
the building of tbo lumbor exohange ouo ol
thom, John fidiuildt, became vory much ex- '
cited, and declared tbat they would go to work
on their own terms or burn tho ynrds. A po
llccinnu wns promptly called, and Schmidt U '.
undor arrest on a ohnrga of nlsordorlr conduct. I
The Beoretary of tho ExchiiDgo will appear ,
against him In the morning.
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