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TjELE ABGUS. FKLDAY, PKiL. a 1S91.
BLOOD DOES FLOW.
The Expected Happens in the
WOBE mm WINCHESTERS AT LAST.
Civil Tower Is "ICztiansted," and Ten
Corpses Hear Witness to tbe Fact A
Soor or So Wounded Two fctories
Told by tlie Two l'ariies to the Trouble
The Labor Leader Swear Out War
rant for the Itepntle. and Charge
Murder What a Reporter Relates
Another Probable Complication for
Mt. Pleasant, l'a., April a This town
"Was bbaken to its very center at 8:25
o'clock yesterday morning. At that hour
even Hungarian rioters were shot dead
land twenty or more wounded by deputy
sheriffs. The greatest excitement pre
jvaila. Tbe stable In the rear of Under
taker Zimmerman's store was used for a
morgue and atreeta and alleys near it
Were crowded with anxious Huns and na
tives. As fast an tbe bodies were recog
fcbted friends took them, and tbe moaning
and wailing of the relatives was heart
rending. Deadly Result of the Firing.
Following is a list of killed: James
Broehle, shot through the breast; Taul
Dohannisin, lieiid; John Fiulor, left eye;
Valentine Zednl, neck; Anton Rist, head;
Jacob iShueoskey, head; Creszo liiDcro,
brenst. All wcro Poles or Slavs except
Iiinero, who was im Italian. Shucoskey
Is the only one known to have been mar
ried. None of them was naturalized.
The names of the wouudeil are not all ob
tained. AH are foreigners.
Ontliering of the Mrlker.
At about 2:1(0 o'clock yesterday morning
about 1,000 men gathered around More
wood. The deputies were keeping a sharp
lookout. Their orders were definite. Xo
one was to fire unless attacked, or when
an advancing enemy .failed to halt at the
command. Finally, at almost 3 o'clock,
about MO strikers arrived on the More
wood road from Standard. This is thought
to have been the last arrival. Each man
in the croud of 1,000 or ierhap3 more was
armed. Some carried sticks, some fence
rails, some clubs that looked like small
battering rams. As the Standard men
and their allies drew up on the road lead
ing past the company's store, the other
forces on the hills gradually drew nearer
the "IT shaft. At that time strikers were
stationed, besides at the above named
places, on the bill west of the works, called
old Fort Defiance, and immediately in
front of the store.
A Dash for the Company Fence.
"Your reporter followed the Standard
crowd and halted on a hill to the east of
the store. From there a fair view could
be obtained. The moon, which had been
hiding behind a cloud, suddenly ap
peared and threw its rays across the scene
of the couflict The column advanced to
ward the Morewood. store. The guards
were in charge of Deputy Sheriff McCon
Hell and Capt. Loar. The latter had been
worn in as a deputy, as were also some
twenty men from Company 11 They
were stationed at the west side of the
company's store. The deputies under
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iijtvuuiicti tio at mo crust siue. s lilO
Hnus advanced making but little noise,
the deputies remained silent. Then the
Huns paxsed, but they were bent on mis
chief. The column had not all passed
when those in front made a dash on the
Hans Fire the First Shots.
Capt. Loar cried "Halt, but not a Han
ftopped. Their answer was a fusillade of
revolver hhots. One bullet whizzed pat,t
Capt. Loar's head, and two men standing
near Lint each felt the hot lead pass their
bodies. The deputy sheriffs then came to
the Telief of the soldier deputies. The
Huns dashed down the road and broke
for the company's stables. Another com
mand to halt. Another answer to tbe call
by pistol shots. The infuriated men kept
their course toward the stables. The
command wa given to fire and the depu
ties came to aid Capt. Loar. The strikers
replied, but there were too many shots
from the repeating rifles. The air was
alive with bullets. How many bots
were fired will probably never be known.
. When the Smoke Cleared Away.
When the smoke cleared away and the
men ventured near the dead it was found
that seven men had fallen, aud one will
die from the effects of a bullet. The sur
viving strikers fled with remarkable rap
idity, boon physicians and undertakers
arrived aud tbe bodies were examined and
those wounded given all possible aid. The
exact nnmlier of wouuded cannot be
given, but Dr. Marsh said that at least
fifteen were disabled. The Huns were
careful enough to help those away who
were able to travel. No deputy or guard
was hurt in the least. These men did
nobly. It is not thought that they are to
blame, although promiuent labor leaders
telegraphed to oue of the national leaders
that "seven Hungarians were killed with
Report Very Contradictory.
All sorts of reports were flying around
In regard to the shooting. One of the
wounded men declares t hat he was or
dered out of his bed by one of the leaders
of the mob, who menaced bim with a
hatchet. Numerous others claim they
were unwilling participants iu the affair.
The story of the friends of the rioters is
that there was no intention of making an
assault and that the killing was unwar
ranted. They even say that there was no
movement toward tbe barns, and that if
any one mounted the board fence it was a
straggler or two who bud moved out of
The Slavs and Huns Wild.
The Slavs and Huns are wild. Tbeir
gestures, fiery eyes and quickened lan-
guage scarcely indicate their anger. All
over the region the most intense excite
ment prevails. Great crowds are coming
in on every train aud the roadways are so
thickly peopled as to almost resemble a
passing procession. Jt was openly de
clared by the strikers yesterday afternoon
that tbey would have revenge for the
death of tbeir companions. Tbey say at
tbe name time that tbe works will surely
be razed. Word has been passed to the
strikers all over the region that the shoot
ing was without provocation and that uo
violence had been offered.
Did Loar Give the Order?
Capt Loar and his friends claim that it
was not his order that started the firing.
Jfearly every member of his squad is also
ready to take an oath that it was not tbe
captain gave the command to fire. Capt.
Loar declares that he knows the man
whose command started the fusillade, but
so far he declines to give the man's name,
saying he prefers to await developments.
The Military in Charge.
At midnight Morewood was uuder mili
tary control, the entire Tenth regiment,
including staffs, being on tho ground.
Two companies of the Eighteenth regi
ment arrived at t:30 a. m.
FROM THE UNION STANDPOINT.
The Labor leaders Call It Murder, and
Get Oat Warrants for Deputies.
Pittsburg, Pa., April a Vice Presi
dent Penna and Executive Committeeman
Hays, of the United Mine workers, ar
rived in this city last night and went into
conference with members of the order.
Mr. Penna, in speaking of what be learned
at the scene of the riot, said: "When out
evidence is developed Americans will
stand aghast Personal spite is responsV
ble for the occurrence. In the coke region
the men go to work early. The marching
abont of the strikers is to strengthen
weak-kneed ones and for the moral effect
on non-union men. It would be useless
for the strikers to march about after the
men had gone into the mines. In my
opinion tbe men bad do intention of com
mitting any overt act
A Woman's Account of tbe Affair.
"Mrs. Mary Busko, who lives about
fifty feet from the scene of the riot, told
me this: 'As the men came down the road
and got nearly opposite the store one
stnker fired a revolver in the air. The
strikers went on down the road to the
bridge. A guard shouted to the men to
stop, and Without giving the men time to
come to a stand, some one in charge gave
tbe order to lire. The order was obeved,
and one of the guards shouted: "Johnnv,
What are you doing," aud repeated this.' "
Warrants Issue.I for the Deputies.
-MT. J LEAsant, Pa., April 3 -lV-tcr
Wise and Mike Barrett asked Justice Mc
Willianis yesterday afternoon to issue
warrants for tbe arrest of the df tin f is nn
guard at Morewood on a charge of mur
der. The justice said he was not clear in
the matter and rtfueu to issue the war
rants. Wise appealed to another justice
and Le also refused. Vice President
Penna, of the United Mine worker,
characterizes it as nn outrage. He saw.
none of the men killed was found on com
pany property. Every one was found ly
ing on the country road. Squire McCabb
fiaally consented to issue 'the warrants
prayed for, charging the deputies with
Got a Dozeu on the Lint.
James McBride, secretary of the dis
trict, and Ilobcrt Waddell, of the strikers'
committee, swore out wurrants against
the following: for murder Capt. J. A.
Loar, Richard Burns, J. A. Zundla, L. S.
Davis. Harry Wilson, Ixn Brown. Harrv
Gilbert, Berger, Edward Sieman,
George Catbaugh, Miles Hamm, Elmer
Nichol; s accessories Thomas Lynch,
general manager of the Frick company,
and Morris Ramsey, suiierinteiident. Sev
eral of the warrauts have leen served and
each man arrested has given bail for a
hearing. Milles llamm denies that he
was in the fight, and has witnesses to
Waddell's Testimony Before the Coroner.
Coroner Wakefield arrived here about
noon, and after much difficulty in impan
eling a jury the inquest was beguu. The
jurymen are all reliable citizen, and the
impression is that the coroner made an
excellent selection. Robert Waddell said:
"Capt. Loar had given his command to
halt, and as some meu started to get on
the fence, some one else called 'Halt.'
Then a hundred said, 'Come on.' The dep
uties then shot. 1 did not hear Curt.
Loar give the command to fire, aud I was
within ten feet of him. He shot twice."
This was a!i the testimony taken.
A Total of Ten Killed.
The latest reports place the number of
persons injured in tha riot at City, three
of whom (names unknown) have since
died, making a total of ten dead.
ORDERED OUT THE MILITIA.
A Couple of Regiment Called on I rirk's
View of the Matter.
PiTTsisrr.c;, Pa, April a Governor Pat
tison, as soon as he learned of the riot
yesterday morning, issued orders through
Adjt Gen. McClelland, of the National
guard, instructing the Tenth regiment.
Col. Hawkins, of Washington, Pa., to
proceed to the seat of the trouble at once.
Orders were also sent to Col. Norman
Smith, of the Eighteenth regiment, this
city, to call members of that regiment to
gether at once and have them ready to
march toward Mt. Pleasant at a mo
For the Authorities to Settle.
Mr. N. C. Frick, the coke operator, in an
interview yesterday, said: "We placed our
men aud property in the hands of the law
ful authorities for protectiou. The sheriff,
in the Morewood case, has done his duty;
the governor is doing his. This is no
quarrel about wages, but only whether
our men workiug are to be shot down at
midnight and our property destroyed by
rioters. The authorities must settle this,
and we will know whether mobs or law is'
Troops on the Move.
Four compauies of the Tenth regimeut
National Guard of Pennsylvania, about
175 strong, under Lieut. Col. Streeter,
passed through this city at o'clock last
night. They picked up another company
at Green sburg. Eight compauies of the
Eighteenth regiment N. G. P., about 350
strong. Col. Norman Smith iu charge,
left here at 30:05 p. m. The compauies of
the Eighteenth regimeat have 40,003
rounds of ammunition. The compauies
will be distributed throughout the region,
wherever there is any danger of au out
May Make Trouble with Austria.
Mt. Pleasant, Pa, April a The More
wood shoting may precipitate trouble be
tween the United States and Austria.
The dead men were not citizens aud had
not taken the oath of allegiance to this
government. Secretary Parker, of the
United Mine workers, telegraphed Max
Shauiburg, Austrian consul at Pittsburg
as follows: ".Seven workmen were shot
iu cold blood on the public road passing
tbe Morewood mines about 8:20 a, in.
None have been identified, but they are
not supposed to be citizans."
Will Live Down Her Trouble.
New Vouk. April a At the house of
Seth C. Keyes Wednesday night it was
iid that Miss Grace was going to Europe
on Monday with an elderly chaperon and
would live dowu the scandal. It was not
as bad as people thought, but everybody
was only too anxious to speak ill of any
one in trouble. She had completely re
covered from her infatuation for Warlield
it was said.
HILL X0T WITH 'EM.
The Governor States His Posi
tion on the Tariff.
LETTEI: TO A FEEE TEA1E MEETING.
The Promoters Thereof Cilven to Under
stand That He It Not One of Them
Uo Alo Objects to the Implication
That the Democratic Tarty Is for Fee
Trade, and Intimates That the Afoie
said Promoters Are Masquerading.
NEW "i'ORK, April a The fre,e trade
mass meeting at Cooper Union last night
was largely attended. Louis F. Post, the
president of the single tax clnb, presided.
Letters of regret were read from Congress
men Johnson. Stunt, Breckinridge of
Arkansas, Barter, Yaux. and SpriDgr,
David A. Wells. Governor Davis, of
Rhode Island, and Henry George, fcr.
Post anntanced that he would read ti e
only letter received in opposition to tbe
meeting. - It was from Governor llil,
was dated at Albany, April 1, 1891, acd
addressed to Louis P. Post.
Wh r He Cenld Not Attend.
Governor Hill says: "I am in receipt of
yonr letter of March 2S, inviting me to at
tend a "free trade mass-meeting' to be
held at Cooper Union on Thursday even
ing, April 2. While thanking you for
your courtesy, I can not attend the meet
ing because I have no sympathy with its
professed pc rpose. 1 had supposed that my
opinions upon the tnritl question had been
frequently expressed in public that ru
body could expect me consistently to attend
a meeting intended to promulgate the
doctrine of f.ve trade. I am not an advo
cate of free trade and nevr have been. I
stand with the Democratic party iu favor
of tariff refo-m, which means a reduction
of the present excessive and iniquitous tar
iff and the reentioa of the tariff limited
to the necessities of government econom
stands I y the Party Plat forms.
'I do not believe in reforming the tariff
by wholly abc lishiug it. 1 believe that the
best interests of our country industrial,
agricultural, and commercial demand
the establishment of that tariff policy de
clared aud piiticularly defined iu the na
tional IH-nivK-ratic platforms of lTti, JM.
aud isss, aud 1 am earnestly opposed to
the attempt which is now bt-ing made in
some quarters to undermine the sound
and conservative position of the Demo
cratic party uton this question, and then
commit it irrevocably to the doctrine of
Heads 11 em Out of the Party.
''The men who are engaged in this ef
fort, no matter how honest or sincere they
may le in their individual convictions,
have no right to longer masquerade as
live Democrats, while seeking to commit
the party to a policy which it has
always tlistitctly repudiated, and
which if adopted must inevita
bly, in my judgmeut, effect inju
riously the welfare of the country, and
unfit the Democratic party for the main
tenance of those wise principles of gov
ernment of wh ch it has for nearly a cen
tury iieen the pvoud representative.
Mgnificai ce of Last Klertion.
"They mistake public sentiment who as
sume to construe the revolution last
autumn at the polls as a peculiar mani
festation for radical tariff legislation.
It was, so far a the tariff was an issue, a
popular outburst against excessive duties,
against restrict ?d markets, against war
taxation for the benefit of favored indus
tries; but only blind theorists could see
in it any indicai iou that the people are
impatient of ail tariff and desire to resort
to direct taxation to secure the treasury
revenues for the support of the govern
ment, Iieeliaes as a Hemorrat.
"As a Democrat. 1 must respectfully de
cline to support .my movement, no mat
ter by whom instigated or championed,
having for its purpose the adoption of any
such suicidal policy as is sought to be
promoted by the meeting to which you
have invited me. In my opinion such
movements only embarrass and endanger
the cause of taiiff reform. 1 remain
very truly yours, David B Hill."
PUGILIST CLIFFORD'S APPEAL.
Eleven of the July That Convicted Him
Ask for Ilis Pardon.
Kansas City, Mo., April 2 When
Charles Clifford, the light-weight pugilist
who killed Stockman David Greever, was
sentenced to two ye ars in the iienitentiary
yesterday, be made a thrilling speech iu
court. The fatal shot was fired, be said,
in defense of the honor of his wife and the
purity of his child. In following Greever
in his flight, he act:d ou the instinct of
the prize ring. He became angry on the
stand, he said, because he saw two men
laughing at the tears of his wife. A peti
tion for Clifford's pardon was immediately
put iu circulation. Eleven of the jury
men who convicted mm signed it.
Hlaiue Conferring with Pauueefote.
Wasiukgtok Cm April 3. Secretary
Blaine went to the fctaWj' department yes
terday for the first time since the with
drawal of Baron Fava as Italian minister
was announced. He was busy at his desk
most of the mornitg. Just before noon
Sir Charles Tupper, the Cauadian minis
ter of marine, called on him. He was ac
companied by the British minister, Sir
Julian Pauueefote, uud the three were
closeted together for more than au hoi. r.
It is stilted that Sir Charles is iu this city
simply in a personal capacity, aud that he
has uo power to discuss matters iuCideutal
to the liebriug sea question.
Trying to Stay Awake a Week.
Detkoit, Mich., April 3. With but
seventy hours of the sleep fast gone by,
less than half of the j rescribed time, four
of the six wide-awake f have succumbed to
nature's demands and fallen asleep.
Townsend, the six-day walker, and Cun
ningham, the ship-chandler, were still
wideawake late last night, but only by
artificial means, such as pinching, stick
ing pins in themselves and walkiug, can
they keep so.
Tne Ilritish Loss at Manipur.
Calcutta, April 3. The viceroy tele
graphs that so far as known the loss at
Manipur was one officer aud fifteen Ghoor
kas killed, twenty wounded, aud 102 miss
ing. AU tbe English civiliausaud their
families are alive, but a few were taken
Ioin Pedro Goes to bee Victoria.
PAKIS, April 3. Do ai Pedro, ex-emperor
of Brazil, accompanied by his
daughter Isabella, Countess D'Eu, and
his grandson, has visitel Queen .Victoria
at Graase. -
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AD kiodt cf Cut Flowers confUt'Jy on band.
Green Booses Flower Store-
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The New Store,
Special Sale Saturday, April 4,
In order to accommodate those who, on account of the rainy weather, have
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1 spool silk, 2 spools button hole twi6t, I spool cotton, 1 braid and 9 drees steels for $2.49.
One lot of diagonal stripes and plain henrietta in all colors, 8 yards, with above numerated
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One lot of 40 inch wide plaids for 27 cents per yard.
One lot plaids 25 inches wide for 24 cents per yard.
One lot stripes, fancy colors and black for only 16 cents,
One lot outing flannels in fancy stripes for 7 cents per yard.
One lot fancy ornamented hair pins triple plate oxidized and silver for 14c each.
One lot gilded and silver hair pins for 4 cents each.
One lot tortuise, with gilt trimmings, hairpins for 18c each.
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