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VOL. i. MONROE, LA., WEDNESDAY, MAY 26,. 886" +`
DAILY TELEGRAPH. Win`
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G. W. MeR&NIE. Editor. Of IN
V. M. TELLES, Publisher and and
Business Manager. chu
Gen. F. N. Ogden Dead. and
NEW ORrEANS, May, 26.-Gen. F. Of t
N. Ogden, famous white league leader two
died yesterday evening. Age 49 years. bea
- - ~ - up
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn., May 26 - soil
T'wo of the three men who were in- and
.tred by explosion of powder Monday
have since died.
The Queen's Birthday. dea
TORONTO. Gou, May 26.-The Sec
queen's birthday was observed Set
t Iroughout the Dominion as a general ton
holiday at Halifax, Toronto and Mon
- - - let
IONDON, May 26.-There was conk we
4iderable excitement in the House of tel
Commons yesterday afternoon in con% en
s quence of the report that Mr. Glad" the
stone has tendered the resignation of
the government to the Queen.
Miss Folsom Denies the Report
BUFFALO, N. Y, May 26,-The ta
Commercial Advertiser in an editorial
yesterday says : Letters received in
this city from Buffalo women now in
Paris, and who have personally seen 01
the young lady whose name has been is
mentioned as that of the intended wife
of President Cleveland, reports that
the mortified girl positively declares
that she is not to marry Mr. Cleve
Trouble Apprehended. II
PHLrADELPIHIA, May 26.-Oumpert c
Bros., cigar manufacturers, Monday t
discharged nine cigar makers who be ~,
longed to the Knights of Labor be- r
because they refused to join the Cigarr
makers International union. The In
ternationals require that all packers i
shall join the union before their em
ployers should be allowed the use of
the internation label, and this is the
first ecase which has been developed by
the new movement. Trouble is ap
prehended between the Knights and
Internationals in consequence.
The General Lockout.
NEW YORK, May 26.-The general
lockout threatened by the contracting l
tailors association unless about 300
journeymen who had struck in twenty.
five shops against the. task system
should return to work by Sunday, was
carried into effect Monday and in
consequence about 8,000 men and
women are now idle. As soon as the
workmen learned of the lockout they
flocked to the headquarters of their
executive committee. They were sent
to the Turner hall in East Fourth
street, where a meeting was held.
Workmen expressed their determina
tion not to abandon their demand for
the abolition of task work and the
adoption in its place of a weekly wage
system on a basis of ten hours work
for five (lays and nine hours on the
Burial of Mrs. Pendleton.
,NEW YORK, May 2,6.-The simple
Protestant Episcopal service was read
at Zion church over the remains of
Mrs. Alice Pendleton, wife of Uniled
States Minister George H. Pendleton,
who was killed Thursday last while rid
ing in Central Park. The services were
conducted by Rev. Dr. Tiffany, assist- and
ed by Rev. Wm. A. Leonard, of is ec
Washington. The Immediate family Nol
of Mrs. Pendleton aseembled at the to h
residence of Mr. Prardt K. Pendleton T
and aceomplnied the remains to the una
church. Among the floral offerings just
were a wreath of red roses at the head lear
and another of while roses at the foot Rot
of the casket and a cross between the 11
two wreaths. There were no pall- drki
bearers. While the procession moved ass
up the aisle the choir sang ,"Thy Will the
Be Done." The casket was made of the
solid walnut, covered with black cloth and
and had six heavy silver handles. A exi
simple plate on it bore Mrs, Pend. ent
leton's name and date of birth and be
death. Among those present were thi
Secretary of State Bayard, Pendleton lur
Schenck Erastus Coroing, Gen. New- tar
ton, Stanley Matthews and Mrs. tar
Noah Hunt, Sehenck, Elliott, Pend- ist
leton, Mrs. F. H. Potter, Major How- gi'
ard and J. S. Barton Key. The body on
was taken to Woodlawn cemetery for po
temporary interment but final lntermo tet
ent will be in the old famly plot in in,
the Cincinnati cemetery. fu
,"When Greek Meets Turk." at
LONDON, May 26.-Advices received el
here say that severe engagements has it
e taking place on the Greek frontier be:
I tween the Turkish and Greek troops.
n The fighting is intermittent and ex
n tends along the frontier for a distance
D of fifteen miles. The heaviest fighting a
in s at Tiernovo. Many have been j'
re wounded on both sides.
Prime Minister Tricoupis has tele,
graphed to the General in command
of the Greek forces, instructing him to
endeavor to arrange an armistice. The I
latter has evidently been unable of
rt comply with his Instructions, owing to
'y the difficulty of securing an interview
e- with Eyoub Pasha, the Turkish com
Tr i'he Greek Cabinet is in session at
n- Athens, and great excitement prevails
!rs in the capital.
n^ A dispatch from Athens says: A
of truce was effected at noon yesterday
he and there has been no fiighting since
by that time.
p' The casualties are heavy on both sides.
ATHENS, Greece, May 26.-Both the
Greek and Turkish armies are mutual
ly surrendering prisoners and posi
ral tions they respectively captured dur
ng tog the frontier fighting of the last
300 few days and both armies commence
ty. retiring from the frontier.
lm Railroad llacket-"Feeling"(') "Ex
in NEW ORLEANS, May 26.-A Pics
ud yuno special from Alexandria, La.,
the says : A mass meeting of rie citizens
Iey of Alexandria and Pineville, to confer
Heir with Prof. A. C. Calhoun, represent
ent ing the Louisiana North and South
rth Railroad, a projected road from Fort
aid. Smith, Ark., through the parishes of
na- Claiborne, Bienville, Winn, (Grant and
for Rapides to Alexandria, was held at
the the courthouse here Saturday night ;
age and was well attended. The meeting
ork was presided over by Judge W. F.
the Blackman, with Messrs. E. II. Mc
Cormick,of the Town Talk, and Henry
L. Blossat, of the Democrat, as Secre
ead Addresses were made by Prof. A. C.
of Calhoun, Capt. J. G. White, Judge
lied W. F. Blackman and Maj'~r G~'o. O,
rid The feeling exhibited by our peo
Rero ple is largely in favor of thibs enterprise
and they will not'be content en tfit
is completed and in running O .
Nothing will be left undowne by heew *ld
to hurry up its completion. a" bot4
The following resolution was dptd A]
unanimously, and by Its tone it hot 9")e
just how Alexandrians and nevin l- wt
leans feet toward the North anuSith to at l
Road ; coid
Resolved, by the people of Aleoan- tion
dria agd Pineville In mass m~tIng so a
assembled, That we have listesed to pusb.
the address of Prof. A. 0. Ca hoan, A
the representative of the Loslana Iwvo
and Arkansas Railroad, and wish to the
express an earnest desire that the not 1
enterprise he so ably represent will w
be successful; that the oonatruet fa gi
this line of railroad thrQ~lbh vastg
lumber and iron fields of iortb Is. p
lana is of great and paramount ipor- thi
tance to this section and to thi par ae
ishes along the line of the road, rup
giving us an outlet north f6r bur varil
ous products, and connecting ai this ag
point as it does with other railro ina
terests, will aid materially in u16nld
ing up our parish and towns; d In Me
furtherance of this great enterprl We
pledge our hearty and cordial support
and co-operation, and will give Wthat
ever aid we can to assist in conetract.
s ing the same. i s' e
A Reporter Interviews Maxwell. n
ST. LouIs, May 26.--,Iow 0o OU fat
feel about the McCullough testin uy?" VI
g asked a reporter of Maxwell at tie ad. to'
, journment of court Monday night. he
"I feel all right. " . o
, Did you make any statemebt to at
d him ?" or
o ,"I decline to answer that," said the w
be prisoner at first, and then after 'a mo0 d
inent's consideration added We fit
to were friendly and talked a good deal ti
!o about our cases, but that waaall 9.' to
w "Did you receive that letter he Wrote oc
you from New York ?" Is
at "No, 1 did not, The first I k:sw of pi
ils it was in court yesterday." hi
"Was his appearance a surprise to
A you ?"
,"Yes it was; I have not any more to tp
ice say about it. What he told was a ti
pack of bloody lies, you know." tt
The prisoners relaped into meditative
es. silence and refused to talk further on h
he the case.
G rand Master Powderly's Ardous :'ask. I
r- CLVELAN), O., May 26.-The
ast first business to come before the assem
Ice bly and which Is likely to take up v
most of to day's session is that of or- 1
Ex- gauization. A11 of the delegates served a
at the preceding assembly. It will be p
c.- necessary to form new committees. ci
.a., The programme provides for afternoon ft
ns sessions, but if Mr. Powderly sees that ii
ifer the stress of business requires it he
,nt- will, it is thought, have the sessions
uth opened at 9 o'clock in the morning.
'ort The last circular of Mr. Powderly ex- c
Sof plains the chelf objects of the assembly.
snd The organization of the Knight of La.
I at bor has become too heavy for him and
ht ; the executive board to carry unaided.
lng During the last fifteen days in April
F. 690 new assemblies were organized and
bIc the present total number of assemblies
nry is over 7,000. At the same time it
cre- takes about four weeks to organize
one of them and invest it with its
. proper name and number.
dge General Secretary Turner has twenty
, filvo assistants, five of whom are girls
who do nothing but open letters, Be
peo- fore issuing his circular declining to re
>rike rreive any more letters, Mr. Pow
ins eastises per r,;,,
Iad the Osat of
about 100 thopgor '+i
"Everyda l lat f rnl'.
gies tto to46 es h.
ina tale as set o
cold tebeen d6 ';
A bfled uh4 . F-PWuu "
woea beo taet4 ie alaS
the sa embly. ..
not th toboa gb.o`y
so prthed had hbeeka t ' e
pe ahaotat el-y wkl$ ist ~
hi seltfr4 d s i 1
many a edlist a m
him by the CmM , th.i.
"ared ne h u b" "1i
rupte wdhl att se h e " :t':e
wur d resp ,w t " n n
a Sow Jaids tiegMtS bah
up Speaking of
mmr- mogetrdoI a o
Old Joasttrx'We Uc Jnh
n, farm, about adi r nmt
P" Va., dmrtna thei fice.
.. town twicsirb b d, .
horse to eitar t ahkoile
on It after his
to abominably tbz 4
one of thd oi 04&
he whose head thndw t .
a to s doubt. He batll sm i
Ye fideace that the S* 'Il)*
Pal the North, and w e itde'spe
that nobody ever vyingth id w gtllea.
to oontrary to him, fE abiede
into the office of the w ekl"y `IOor
of per on his semi-weekly visits, tewr
himself down in a chair aend gire:
to "Well, editor, what's the tpe rue
"Oh, wfen. Lee se .had apothe bate
to tie with the ee t my." thi Peodenn
a ting editor would nreply, a" tlor
them off in oonFeltouo.
Ive '1I knew he would do it.4 ItrIs
on he would scatter 'em," the old man
would respond, with much nasal en
ilk. thusiasm, and trot back home tb tell
Che the family how the war was going.
Im- But at length there camn 0time
up when such pleasing fictionVi1 no
or- longer do. It came to be the second
red week of April, 1865-the week of Ap
be pomattox. When Uncle Jonathan
yes. came in with his usual oinquiry, he
ion found quite an earnest group of& men
bat in the newspaper office.
he "The news Is very bad, Mr. 'eale,
ones very bad," the editor acknowledged,
ng. with considerable hesitatioo, fqr he
ex- could'nt see how he was ever going to
bly. get the old man down to the level of
La. facts without something breaking,
and "What's wrong?" Inquired Mr.
Jed. Peale. "Well" said the editor deper
Lpril ately, "everything Is wrong. Gen.
and Lee has surrendered."
e "It's a d-d Ab'lishbun liel" snort.
nine ed Uncle Jonathan, his nostrils fairly
i ts ringing with confidente.
".No, Uncle, I'm, &id it's too true.
enty Here we have 3en. Lee's addrms to
girls his troops, advising them to go home.
Be. Jim Dalton got hero tbls morning
o re- with bhi horse and gun, and says our
Pow- [ rntinued on Fourth .age.1