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Thursday. Jcxt 11. 1893.
VEST AX IXQUIRER.
He Asks Some Questions and
AGAINST THE ANTI-OPTION BILL.
Bow the Farmer Held HI Wheat and
. v Lmt Money Washburn Willing to Let
Flonr Go on the Lint Serious Charge
'Against Knight of Labor Hays MaOe
by Cien. Sr. Clair An Alleged Attempt
to Sand-Bag the World's Fair Pros
pects for the Appropriation Official
M'AMIIXCTOX July 21. Vest got the
3oor ito the senate yesterday when the
anti-option bill was resumed and proceed
ed to attack it in his characteristically
personal style. "Who was it, he ask?d, that
stood behind this sudden burning,
bubbling, ebullition of zeal on behalf of
the farmer i Pillsbury, with his 300
elevators and flour mills in Dako-
and Minnesota (owned by Englishmen),
who was interested in putting down the
price of wheat, and Whisaker, the pork
packer of hi (Vest's) own city of St.
.Louis, who was Interested in putting
own the price of hogs. Who was it that
Issued that celebrated 'circular to the
farmers when wheat was 'selling at 90 ,
cent-i a bushel, advising them to hold to
their wheat t '
And the Granger Held the Hag.
It hnd been charged against the Alliance
and Ignatius Donnelley, of Minnesota,
but they bad denied it. Pillsbury ad
mitted that he had advised farmers to
hold out. They had done so until the
price or wheat went down to 70 cents. 1 be
syndicate unloaded at 90 cents aud the
farmers were left standing by their fields
wondering what had hurt them. Vet
read a letter written Jnne 2S, last, in
which the writer expressed a fear that
Vest, Pugh, Coke and George, of the
judiciary committee, would oppose the
Hatch bill on constitutional grounds.
Vest suggested to his correspondent to
send night messages to the senators named
to try and influence their action on the
Washburne Asks a Question.
This letter, Vest said, was written by
John Whitaker, of the house of Francis
Whitaker & Son, engaged in selling lard
and hog products. They wanted to shut
ont all speculative operations. Wash
burne, interrupting at one point of Vest's
remarks, said he had seen u good deal of
talk running through the newspapers
about this being a bill in the interest of
the miller. He would like to know how.
under any provision of this bill, a miller j
could enjoy any advantage over anybody
else who wanted to buy wheat.
Willing to Make Senators Happier.
Cullom asked, if this was so, if the sen
ator from .Minnesota would lie willing to!
have flour added to the other articles men- J
tioned in section three. Washburn re-!
plied that gambling in flour was impossi-'
ble because flour was sold by peculiar
brands, and these could not be sold short
without the consent of the millers. , I
Cullom asked if it would hurt .to insert
flour in this bill. Washburn answered '
only in this way, that he might receive an ;
order from Loudon for 100,KX) barrels of
flour; now he had not that amount of flour
in stock, but he had the wheat and could
grind it into flour. He had no objection
to putting it into the bill if jt would make
. any senator happier.
Opposed to All Such Legislation.
Vest stated that if this hill passed it
would drive the trade operations now con
ducted in this country to the exchanges of
England, Belgium, and France, and ha
read a statement that a produce exchange
had already been started in Hamburg on
the news of the passage of the house of the
Hatch bill. He had opposed the oleomar-j
garine bill and had never regretted it. The
worst act of Cleveland's administration, in'
his judgment, was when be first vetoed
that bill and then signed it.
CHARGE AGAINST OFFICIAL KNIGHTS. .
Devlin and Hays Said to Have Tried to
Sandbag the Fair.
Washington, July 21. General St.
Clair, of the National World's fair com
mission, was before the Durborow com
mittee yesterday with blood in his eye and
an expressed yearning to meet and face
Devlin and Hayes, of the Knights of Labor
executive committee. St. Clair said he
wanted to say to their face what he had to
say and he waitd, and the committee
wai ted, for the two knights to appear, but
they came not. Then St. Clair made his
. Organised Labor Compalns.
The Knights of Labor officials had been
complaining that the World's fair was not
treating organized labor right, and a cir
cular was distributed unfriendly to the
fair. St. Clair says that he called on Dev
lin and Hays, invited them to Chicago,
where they held a conference with Presi
dent Baker, Messrs. Gage, Waller, and
others, and reached au entire agreement,
it being shown that the knights had very
lew grievances auyhow. The agreemeut
was put in writing, aud it was supposed
that the kuights were perfectly satisfied.
Devlin Wants to Kutw.
Said St. Clair: "A fsw days later Dev
lin came over from Detroit aud wanted to
know about circulating a petition to con
gress among the assemblies requesting
the passage cf the World's fair
appropriation of (3,000,000. 1 drew up
: a petition and gave It ' to him.
I told them there were ' only five lo
calities in which the petition needed to
-be circulated. These are understood to have
been Brooklyn, New York, aud the con
gressional districts of aHepresentativos
Holman, Sayres and Dockery. Devlin re
minded me that the World's fair ought to
bear the expense ot circulating the peti
tions, and 1 told him I had no doubt they
would bear the legitimate expense of such
A Scheme Dtwni on St. Clatr.
''It was then the whele scheme dawned
on me, for Devlin gravely informed me
that (10,000 would be required to do the
work. In short, gentlemen, this whole
movement amounts to nothing more than
an attempt totompel this management to
give them (10,000 for a doubtful kind of
labor." Sc. Clair exhibited telegrams
from Devlin and Hayes asking if he want
ed any aid to pass the app ropriation. The
curious fact about the matter is that in
spite of all these negotiations, Devlin and
Hays are here to fight the appropriation.
They arrived shortly after the committee
Ha) s. Disclaims Connection.
John W. Hays, was seen at his hotel, and
said iu reply to General St. Clair's charge:
"No such charge is made against me per
sonally. He won't make such a charge
against me. It is made against Devlin, I
understand, and Devlin must answer it."
This is all Hays wonld say. Mr. Devlin
con'-d not be seen. It is understood he
will appear before the conference commit
tee aud probably answer the charge
There is great excitement among the labor
leaders over the charge.
HOLMAN REMAINS OBDURATE.
He Will Fight the Fair Appropriation to
the Last Hitch.
Washington, July 21. The friends of
the World's fair are leaving no stone un
turned to have the action of the house in
"turning down" the $5,000,000 reversed.
Hoi man, however, is as obdurate as ever,
and nothing can be done with him. He
says he will fight the bill to the list ditch.
Savers of Texas, the other Democratic
conferreeon the part of the house, is almost
as determined in his opposition as Hol
man. There is, therefore, little hope that
the conferrees will make a change of base
voluntarily, but they cannot persist in
their disagreement if the house refuses to
support them therein.
As soon as t hey ak for instructions to
persist in disagreement the friends of the
bill will ask for a yea and nay vote, and
if on the first trial the action of Tuesday
is not reversed there will be another vote
after the conferences have met and disa
greed again. That the conferrees will disa
gree goes without saving, for the man
agers on the part of the senate are deter
minedto stand 'by their guns until the
house yielcis. A noteworthy feature of
the situation is the help which the Chi
cago people are getting from a number of
Democratic senators. Gorman, Vilas, Dan
iel, Gray and others are earnestly for the
l'roeeedings in Congress.
Washington, July 21. Speeches against
the anti-option bill were made in the sen
ate yesterday by Vest and Daniel, the
latter senator still having the floor when
the senate adjourned. Additional notices
of motions to amend were piled upon the
The house did a lot of business on bills
that were not importaat enough for any
one to object to, but a few weref inter
est. Bills were passed granting jurisdic
tion to the court of claims in land cases,
to increase tiie maximum pay of life sav
ing keepers to t'JOii per annum, and of
surfmen to $t5 per month when employed;
allowing the stockholders of any national
bank to continue the receivership and close
up its affairs by means of a receiver and
comptroller of the currency, or to elect an
agent to disnose of the property with their
voluntarily elected trustee; a resolution
providing for an investigation of the Head
ing railway combine.
Will Ite Costly for KiiilwHjs.
Washington, July 21. An important,
decision was reached by the senate inter
state commerce committee yesterday on
the house bill to compel all the railroad
companies to use automatic cars couplers
in deciding to report it favorably with an
amendment requiring air brakes also. It
is said that this bill will cost the railways
(50,000,000 if it passes.
The Flnkertons To He Heard.
Washington, July 2L The sub com
mittee of the house judiciary committee
having under investigation the Homestead,
Pa., trouble yesterday summoned Kobert
d W illiam Piukertou, of the Pmkerton
detective agency, to appear before the
IT RUINED THE WHEAT-
A Hurrlcann That Swept Over Dakota
aud Minnesota Loss of Life.
St. Paul, July 21. A great hurricane
swept over a large portion of South Da
kota and southern Minnesota at an early
hour yesterday morning. Iu Freeborn and
adjoining counties in Minnesota on the
Iowa line wheat, which promised to yield
forty bushels to the acre, is almost a total
ruin. It is rolled flat to the ground and
farmers say it will not rise or fiU, but lie
where it is and rust and mildew.
One Killed and Several Wounded.
At Gettysburg Mrs. Harriet Herron was
instau tly killed and a dozen houses were
demolished. Eight or ten people were
seriously injured, two children probably
fatally. Several elevators and warehouses
northwest of Huron were blown down. At
Aberdeen the gas works were unroofed
aud a portion of the walls blown down.
Other smaller buildings were wrecked.
Struck Dead by Lightning.
At Cottonwood, Minn., buildings were
blown about promiscuously. The barn of
John Olson was lifted from its foundations
and carried fifty feet. Three horses were
killed. At Ellendale Mrs. T. H. Bunker
was killed by lightning. William Hecker
lost his barn aud six horses.
The Trotting at Detroit.
Detroit, J uly 21. At the trotting races
here yesterday the 2:30 trot was won by
Muta Wilkes, best time 2:21; free for all
pace, won by Mascot, best time 2:13
Grant Abdallah did the second heat in
9:12; Honest George won the 2:17 trot,
best time 8:16.
THE HANKS BROKEN
Some Homestead Men Con
clude to go to Work.
APPLIED TOE THEIR OLD PLACES,
And Were Set to Work Inside the Mill
The Leaders of the Strike Not Aware
of the Break O'Donnell Comes Back
to Face the Music Others to Give
Themselves ITp McLnckle Released on
Ball, Which the Strikers Consider a Vic
tory What the Judge Said of the Case.
Pittsburg, July 21. Yesterday occurred
the first break in the ranks of the Home
stead strikers, and the leaders of the
strikers do not yet know that it has oc
curred. Applications were made by a
number of the men for their old places,
and Superintendent Potter received them
at once, and the men were set at work in
side the mill. There are so many of the
strikers that it is not possible for the men
to keep track of all of them, and these few
are away without the fact being noticed.
They will be kept in the mill along with
the other men who are at work.
The "Last Day of Grace."
There was only a slight increase in the
signs of activity around the Carnegie mill
yesterday. Including the carpenters and
mechanics who have been smuggled into
the works there are only 200 men where
4,000 are usually employed. Carpenters
were at work yesterday erecting a big shed
between the press mill and the river. To
day is the last "day of grace" for the old
men, and the leaders have arranged a pic
nic to engage the men's attention and pre
vent any waverers from going back. The
result of today's developments is anxiously
Wants the Coal and Iron Police.
It is learned that the company intends
asking Governor Pattison to appoint a
large number of coal and iron policemen.
These are officers with all the power of a
policeman of the city of Philadelphia.
These appointments were provided for
in a law passed by the legislature in 1ST",
and a large part of the coal mining dis
tricts of the state have been policed by
these men ever since. The intention is,
it is said, is to bring on a force something
similar to the l'inkertou force, only
clothed with legal authority.
O'Donnell Arrives at Homo
Hugh O'Donnell returned to Home
stead at midnight last night. He said he
had been to New York in the interest of
the strikers. While in New York he
learned that a warrant charging him with
murder had been sworn out, aud he made
haste to return.
Kflect of MrLuckie's Release.
The release of Burgess McLuckie ou bail
has resulted in the announcement that the
men for whom warrants are out will go to
Pittsburg and give themselves up. The
strikers look upon McLuckie's release as a
great victory for them.
Intimidation at rtttitburg.
At the I.awrence mills in this city yes
terday there came near being a row. The
strikers had pickets stationed all around
the works, and when about 50 workmen
tried to get into the mills they were- sur
ron ruled by a mob. ' One of the would-be
"scabs" who resented interference was
roughly bandied, and then the others were
"persuaded" to Stay out of the mill. '
COULDN'T HOLD M'LUCKIE IN JAIL.
The Homestead Leader Admitted to Ball
In 10,000 An Ovation.
PrrreiUi:o, July 21. The preliminary
trial of Burgess McLuckie took place be
fore Judge Magee yesterday. The com
pany's counsel did not resist the applica
tion for bail, bht demanded that as bis
offense was a grave one his bond should
be ample. The judge said he had looked
into the evidence and that murder in the
first degree could not be made good. Any
one who even stood idly by was guilty in
some degree in case of riots. To make a
first degree case it was necessary, however,
to show wilf ull premeditation. He fixed
McLuckie' bail at JflO.000 which was at
Dnesn't Hold in Other Cases.
The counsel for the defense then wanted
the court to rule that all the accused could
waive examination aud give bail, but. the
judge declined. He said that each case
must stand on its own merits. "Suppose"
he said, "that any of these people got into
trees as sharpshooters an.l picked off their
men with deliberation, would they be
entitled to any consideration in the matter
of bail f I think not. The court can con
sider no case that is not before it;" and that
ended the matter.
Received with a Brass Band.
When McLuckie reached Homestead
after the trial he was met by 2,000 work
men with a brass band and enthusiastically
welcomed. He was placed iu a carriage,
a procession formed, and escorted home,
where a few speeches were made coun
selling the men to show a law-abiding
spirit and stand firm. A company of troops
was sent .down to watch the gathering,
but by the time it reached the scene the
men were dispersing.
The National Game.
CHICAGO, July 21. Perhaps the Colts
began to "strike their gait" yesterday. At
any rate they 'won a game. Following are
the League scores: At New York Chicago
8, New York 6; at Brooklyn Louisville 6,
Brooklyn 3; at Baltimore Pittsburg 7,
Baltimore 20; at Washington Cincinnati
8, Washington 2; at Philadelphia St.
Louis 1, Philadelphia 4; at Boston Cleve
land 2, Boston 3.
Illinois-IuAva: At Kockford Jackson
ville 8, Kockford 11.
Paint Dealers to Consolidate.
New York, July 21. Negotiations have
been begun between the firms of F. W.
Devoe & Co., and C. T. Reynolds & Co.,
the largest dealers in paints iu the world,
for the purpose of consolidation. The two
firms have been at variance for some time
past and have engaged in a war of prices,
the result of which was that many small
dealers were almost ruined.
Record Broken Twice in an Hour.
Chicago, July 21. At Washington park
yesterday Ormie ran the 1 mile 2J yards in
1:42, breaking the record of a secoud.
An hour later Yale '91 rau the same dis
tance, with a field of eight thoroughbreds,
iu 1:4 lie. Yale '91 had been Ormie's com
petitor in the former race.
The Turf at Indianapolis.'
Indianapolis July 21. At the races
here yesterday Jths 2:40 pace was won by
Fred Douglass, best time 2:34; Trim
took the 2:20 trot, beat time, 2:10; 1" reel aud
won two heats of the 2:30 pace, best time
Commissioner of Pensions Raum denies
the report that he is to resign.
The five retail jewelers' associations in
the United States are to be consolidated.
Fire at Providence, R, I., destroyed a
waste warehouse in which it originated
and several tenements adjoining. The
loss is 112.5,000.
Obituary: At Alpena, Mich., William
Culling, aged 93; at Madison, Wis., ex
Mayor Thomas Clark; at London, John
Macgregor Rob Roy, the canoeist.
It is understood that Andrew D. White,
ot New York, is to be appointed United
States minister to Russia.
S. G. Louiks, of South Dakota, presi
dent of the Farmers' Alliance, expects to
succeed Pettigrew in the United States
George B. Shaw, of Eau Claire, has been
nominated for congress by the Republican
convention of the Seventh Wisconsin dis
trict. Reports to the controller of the currency
indicate that the loss to the Vincennes
National bank through the irregularities
ot President Tyler will amount to $150,
000. Frank Farceir, a half-breed mail carrier
between Chassel and Jacobsville, Mich.,
was held up by two footpads while on his
way to the lntter place. Farceir was shot
through the hand, but pulled his own re
volver and the would-be robbers fled.
Thomas H. Carter has resigned the com
missionership of the general land office in
order that he may be free to enter upon his
duties as chairman of the Republican
Peter K. Stoy, vice president, treasurer,
and general mauager of the Ohio Falls
Iron works. New Albany, Ind., is dead,
aged 08 years.
The United States circuit court at St"
Paul has rendered a verdict in favor of the
Bangor Savings hank, of Bangor, Me., iu
its suit against the city of Stillwater,
Minn. The suit grew out of the refusal of
Stillwater to pay a certificate of indebted
ness issued in payment for improvements
which was purchased by the Bangor bank.
Dr. Kdward Copps, who has recently
resigned as instructor at Yale college to
take a place iu the Chicag university
faculty, has married at cksonville,
Ills. Miss Grace Alexander, teacher iu
the institution for deaf mutes.
Colonel K. A. Carr, has been appointed
brigadier general of the army, vice General
W. J. Stone, of Nevada, Mo., was
nominated for governor of Missouri by the
Democratic convention at Jefferson City
on the nineteenth ballot.
Precautionary measures are being taken
by all the European governments to pre
vent the spread of the (holer.
Lightning Paralyzes Fifty Persons.
August A, Ga., July 21. The colored
school iu Brickhead village was struck by
lightning Tuesday. The school contained
about filty pupils and two teachers. The
whole number sat paralyzed and unable
to save themselves from danger. People
rushed to the burning building and began
to drag out the pupils, the great majority
of whom had been rendered unconscious
by the stroke. One of the teachers. Miss
Butler, will die, Sydney Stanfield and
George Turuer were killed outright. Two
other pupils cannot live.
TRIAL OF THE CATTLEMEN.
Change of Venue to Laramie County
Lakamik, Wyo., July 21. Tuesday
Judge Blake handed down his decision on
the application of the cattlemen who in
vaded Johnson county for a change of
venue to some other county in the state.
His decision is that the case be tried in
Laramie county, of which Cheyenne is
the cc jury seat. In making this decision
he gl.'es as his reasons that the testimony
shows that there is a strong prejudice
here and that there is a scarcity of jurors.
Will Probable Be Acquitted.
The defendants seem delighted. with the
opinion. They have made a strong effort
to go to Cheyenne, the home of a number
of them. For the present the prisoners
will remaiu in the charge ot Johnson
eounty officers, but it is understood that
an effort has been made to have a differ
ent arrangement until the trial conies off.
The prisoners will be tried in a body. Un
der the statute but one change of venue
can be granted and but one trial will be
held. The opinion is generally expressed
that they will be acquitted at Cheyenne,
if a disagreement of the jury is not
secured, which would virtually amount to
Coughing leads to consumption.
Kemp's Balsam will stop the cough at
the old-fashioned pill- Too
reckless in its way of doing
business, too. It cleans you
out, but it uses you up, and
your outraged system rises up
against it. . Dr. Pierce's Pleas
ant Pellets have a better way.
They do just what is needed
no more. Nothing can be
more thorough nothing is as
mild and gentle. They're the
smallest, cheapest, the easiest
to take. One tiny, sugar
coated granule's a gentle lax
ative three to four are ca
thartic. Sick Headache.
Constipation, Indigestion, Bil
ious Attacks, and all derange
ments of the Liver Stomach
and Bowels are promptly re
lieved and permanently cured.
Woodyatt's Music House
No. 1804 Second Avenue.
WOODYATT & WOODYATT.
This firm have the exclusive eale for this county of the
Pieirios arjd Orgars;
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And the ESTEY, WESTERN COTTAGE ana FAR
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a Deed with Abstract of Title. .
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Apply to J. M. Buford or E. H. Guver.
The Finest SAMPLE ROOM; in the Three cities.
Always on band a replete line of Imported and Domest ic
gars ana liquors. Milwaukee Eeer always on draft.
Two doors west of his old place.
A line lunch from 9 to IS every morning.
25 Per Cent
Cloaks and Millinery
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chasing a pair of these Nm-'. tiu'fiKi
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and examine the same at T II. i'iost
druggist and optician, Roc I-lar.d.
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Sandwiches of all kinds always on tu:.
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