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C HUNTSVILLE GAZETTE COMPANY. “With Charity for All, and Malioe Towards None.” SUBSCBIPTIONs $1.60 dm Auaaui.
toscpiled from YarioM Sources.
| O.JS-CE George, second son of the King
/Greece, is to serve three years in the
British navy. __
stockholders of the Northern Pacific
met at New York on the 15th and
elected directors.___
Tffr British ParIiamont*was >*Grogu«d*
"he 16th after listening to the custom
Irv Queen’s speech. __
M , j0HS A. Logan writes the Logan
p0,tr,f St. Louis, that she can
nV attend the National encampment.
T _ constitutional centennial celebra
‘ t Philadelphia closed with appropri
ate exercises in Independence Square on
the l"th. __„_
The managers of the Midland railway
in Enrlaad. are likely to suffer for their
suspend of the Mock signal system on
tho dav of the Doncaster races, which led
to the terrible accident involving the loss
of over a scare of lives.
Ats meeting of the Socialistic, or Pro
riV,.V,; Labor, party in New York on
the 1Tb, it was decided to send out speak
fr. t0 present to the people of the State
to* doctrine* of that party during the
tmpaign which is approaching.
1 The American party National conven
timat rhi'adMphia concluded its labors
rathe lT!h by the adoption of a platform
in which it appeals for restriction of im
mirratien ami naturalization, less taxa
tion end more public improvement.
A rebellion, which proved of short
duration, broke out in Manipore, India, re
cently-. Tho rebels penetrated into the
Maharajah’s palace, but were repulsed
with a loss of nine killed and many
wounded. No further trouble is expected.
Johann Most, the rabid New York An
archht, is lord in his denunciations o£ all
who have had anything to do with his
Chicago compatriots, and at a meeting on
the night of the 17th gave utterance to
language of a most incendiary character.
At a reception given to Airs. Cleveland
by Mrs. Geo. V.'. Childs, at Bryn Mawr,
Fa., on the l'Gi the President's wife was
jrivmi h»r choice oat of Mr. Child’s splen
ti d herd of thoroughbred Jersey cows.
bho chose an eighteen mouths old heifer
Eamo.l Grace.
There is considerable dissatisfaction
among the men in the navy over the
wretched quality of the tobacco furnished
•hern, end f >r which they are charged in
their par account, and a boycott has
t een inaugurated, which will result in the
Government having the poor trash left on
its hands.
The funeral of Casey, the second victim
of the recent aiTray at Mitchellstown,
Ireland, took place on the 10:h. Over 1,000
persons, eight abreast, all wearing laurel
leaves, followed the remains to the grave,
l ather O’Xull, of Cape Colony, has con
tribute 1 £203 to a lend for a monument to
the victims.
xhk obsequies of Governor Washington
Bartlett of ( alifornia, who died in office,
occurred in San Francisco on the 10th, his
Temains being taken to Laurel Hill Ceme
tery. He was given a state funeral, and
the occasion was in many respects the
most remarkable in the history of the
Pacific coast.
Nk\vs received from Oregon indicates
•hat the salmon pack will probably not
irdl as far short ns at first anticipated.
i/mcJoso of the season for salmon on the
bo urn lea river ends on September 30, but
stated that several canneries on tiie
vr.vr uro making preparations to put up
uunon next month.
I v' .stxFa!“expected to arrive
r ‘W C a Lon the 17th, has among her
Rogers a battalion of soldiers, com
• ■ "■; a company of 200 each, from Nor
i?''e<lon’ 'v<th forty regular army
••. r>. x hey come by special permission
_•« ruiers of their respective countries
iff'y.'1 * tuo military encampment
th!'(;™'n«5'CE Da>' wa-! celebrated in
cpr-i - K. 0i MeXicj the ltfth with
W ''nthusiasni. The citv was
i • * <. '"’,°rar<'^ an,l the illuminations at
i ‘ ‘■‘■‘"oilicen t. At eleven o’clock
in fr.v • '•* P>:az m*da his appearance
1 !ad National palace and re
[)*,. tl:o CTeat crow.l the historic
• ‘dma of Independence.
fa'*, !neeti,1S of about one hundred
WotSt°,a coherence of the Anti
tp ist‘c I’:,rty in New York, on
>'],(*!L °* ^le R'th, resolutions were
Axarp"- f* s ' !;'ini*Tiy with the convicted
Chicago. The denunciations
I'tfco ".Ul -V' n'forneys and police were
tcw"-'*-lai st'a n* save that in bitterness
urBmore than usually fervid.
Sd"ktarv Lamoxt telegraphed
ft ' aa 'dcShane at Omaha, Neb., on
n ' n ' Pn'sident Cleveland will visit
«p.t,r Arrangements will at
■•Ato b'ive the President a cor
V, . "'}■ Several of his wife’s rela
of tij 1 here. Jdrs. Cleveland is one
its-r.'u “s °T the Folsom estate which
P ':tr in Omaha val aed at $*0,000.
s, ' ! in ,l,ie coming race between
, Faoht Tliistle and General
!,:'ein p; ° ril't*t"r ‘s be('oming quite in
"titf, "jl *-asM among yachtsmen and
,I"menso sums of money are
lW|, .'>a‘'l<* 0,1 The result, the Volun
,;^l,„;\Vn"ra:1^ the favorite, notwith
^ thet owner an,l commander ex
f:'c T;"‘.”’ ves as not -anguine of suc
letonty,;;-' “?«*« Thiele has not been
Tb, ----
&:;*av (;;,a5°- Rock Island & Pacific
!- n :;,j -d-;ul'a:»y nun maces the promo*
to rai r’,,^ mPai1, late vice-president and
b-3 jf , 7 ,a ’er °* The road, to the posi
f*lr. splstant t0 President Cable; W. G.
tf!*ry au l treasurer, has, in
--•Trss; ‘u*** offlcss< been elected
; Or the company; E. St.
.... V " ^ears identified with the
iU; , „'partnient of the read, as
F. p miVt!un, of K^n^ral manager,
!?iv.:.tvHj . ‘.'f 'Is *il* ’ cashier, has been
,;<-8s;11-!.f;'ib'5 ut 8ecri'tary and assist
Hon. Georoe V. N. Lothrop, United
States Minister to St. Petersburg, has re
turned to his post of duty, and has thus
set at rest the stories of his contemplated
return home.
The Prince of Wales and son, Prince
Albert Victor, the Emperor and Empress
of Russia, the King of Greece and the
King and Queen of Denmark were present
at the consecration of the English Church
at Copenhagen on the 17 th.
The ChbeTl“UIass Works at Bridgeport
0.,were burned on the evening of the 17th,
entailing a loss of $35,000; well insured.
Four hundred people are thrown out of
In the League base-ball championship
race, at the close of the week ending the
17th, the Chieagos, while still holding sec
ond place to Detroit, had fallen further
behind during the week, the percentage
showing 051 for Detroit to 530 for Chicago.
In the Association the St. Louis Browns
showed a percentage of 741 against 590 for
Cincinnati, their nearest competitor.
Captain J. B. Mullett, of the United
States revenue marine service, committed
suicide at San Francisco on the 17th bv
shooting himself in the head. Continued
ill-health is supposed to have prompted
the deed.
The two hundred and fifty-seventh an
niversary of the settlement of Boston and
the centennial anniversary of the close of
the revolutionary war was observed at
that city on the 17th by raising fiags on
all the public buildings, ringing of bells,
In a wreck on the Atlantic & Pacific rail
way, near Needles, Cab, on the 17th, up
wards of fifty persons were injured.
Texas fever ha3 broken out to such an
extent all over Pennsylvania that the
State authorities have taken the matter in
charge and are working hard to prevent
its further spread.
The exhibition of the American Insti
tute in New York, which opens on the
23th, promises to be a most interesting
event. The wonderful advancement in
the manipulation of electricity will be the
feature of the show.
AT the Minnesota State lair, at Min
neapolis, on the 17th, a sham battle was
fought, participated in by about three
thousand men, comprising militia, G. A.
R. men and two batteries of artillery.
Fully 69,000 persons witnessed the battle.
Three hundred persons sat down to the
centennial banquet of the Hibernian So
ciety at Philadelphia, on the 17th. Pres
ident Cleveland was among the guests and
made a brief speech.
A brilliant meteor of large size fell
about two miles out of Barton on the night
of the 17th, and as no explosion was heard
it was thought to be intact, and a large
party left Boston to search for it.
The Capitol building at Washington is
being thoroughly overhauled and reno
Fred MuNCHUATn was convicted of
manslaughter at Sioux City, la., on the
17th. His crime was iu connection with
Rev. Mr. Haddock’s murder.
Queen Victoria would be pleased if Sir
John MacDonald would serve on the Fish
eries Commission.
The cholera outbreak in Italy continues
to increase in seriousness. The alarm is
made greater by the fact that the disease
is of a more violent type than that of re
cent years.
Miss Susannf. Bancroft, grana-aaugn
terof Geo. Bancroft, the distinguished his
torian,will shortly he married to Viscomte
Albert de Cbaunac Louzac. M. De Cbaunac,
who is of one of the best families of France,
resides at Chateau <ls Cibeaament Par
Dogne (Dordogne), France, his father’s
estace being the Chat. au de Besse.
The G. A. R. excursion party from San
Francisco departed for St. Louis on the
19th and expected to be joined at the
Needles by a delegation from Southern
California. They travel in a special train,
consisting of eight Pullman coaches, two
Santa Fe tourist sleepers, one baggage
and one fruit car. There are 450 members
booked for the trip and 125 ladies belong
ing to the IVomen’s Relief Corps.
Governor Ross of New Mexico has just
made his annual report to the Govern
ment. ,
Mr. Blaine is visiting in Vienna. He will
not go to Berlin until about the 1st of Oc
The Cigarmakers’ International Union
met in convention at Binghamton, N. Y.,
on the 19th.
King William opened the Dutch Par
liament on the 19th with a speech from the
The George Weber Brewing Company of
Cincinnati, has made an assignment.
Liabilities, $500,099; assets, $350,009.
A German paper asserts that Emperor
William and the Czar are to meet on the
28th nt Swinemande.
A collision on the Chicago, Milwaukee
& Ht. Paul rai'roa l near Dubuque, la.,
on the 19th, killed live persons.
Iris reported in London that the Amer
ican syndicate have accepted the Chinese
concessions for banks and internal enter
Bulgarian Government officials ore
sorely troubled at the attitude of Germany,
because of the reemt insult of a Rust
chuck editor to the German Vice-Consul.
A riot, with much destruction of prop
erty, and the loss of one human life, was
the sequel to a sprinting swindle at Lillie
Bridge, England, on the 19th.
Thomas Fact, of Bristol, Dak., fatally
shot his son at midnight on the 18th. The
father claims to have been laboring under
a fit of temporary insanity.
On the evening of the 19th, as the tug
boat Pathfinder was crossing Lake Erie,
en route from Detroit to Toledo, John Gor
man, the fireman, accidentally fell into
the crank pit and was crushed to death.
Fire broke out on the evening of the
19th in the Cincinnati, Hamilton & Day- |
ton shops at Lima, O. The boiler-shop,
wood-working shop, ! lacksn-.ith-shop, of
fice buildings and their contents were
totally destroyed. The loss will foot up
nearly $59,090. About two hundred men
are thrown out of work by the fire.
James Dolan and a companion sup
posed to be William Banks, of Wyandotte,
while intoxicatc-d, went to sleep on the
Lake Shore tracks near Detroit, Mich., on
the 18th, and wore ran over by a freight
train. Dolan was instantly killed. Banks
was taken to the hosp.tal where he died
shortly afterwards.
Dh. McGlynn addressed the New York
Association of Methodist Ministers on the
19th, and was warmly received.
Republican members of the French
Chamber of Deputies are again agitating
for the expulsion of Orleanist and Bona
partist princes from France.
Engl: workingmen of Northumber
land ha,e deposed Burt and Fenwick, their
representatives in the House of Commons,
for failure to secure beneficial legislation
for their constituents. .
general John C. Black, Commissioner
of Pensions, is reported to be much better.
Richard Brener, a shiftless German,
who, while in idleness has been given food
and shelter by Frank Edel and his wife
Elizabeth, at their home in Philadelphia,
on the afternoon of the 19th shot and killed
Mrs. Edel, and then committed suicide by
shooting himself through the heart In the
house of his benefactors.
Ax east-bound train on the New York
elevated railroad ran into a ‘“wild” engine
ahead of it, on the evening of the 19th,
which in turn ran into the rear of a train
ahead of it. Edward Cooper, fireman of
the first engine, had his leg fractured and
was badly scalded. Conductor Henry
Belden of that train had his arm broken.
Several passengers of the forward train
were bruised and cut.
The National Rifles’ armory at Washing
ton was filled on the night of the 19th with
business men assembled to arrange for a
demonstration of welcome in honor of ex
Governor Alex. Shepherd of the District of
Columbia, who recently returned from
Mexico and went to the seashore to re
cuperate his broken health.
Consul Baker, at Buenos Ayres, has
made a long and interesting report to the
State Department, giving in substance the
results of recent explorations of Terra del
Fuego. Contrary to common belief,
founded upon reports of early navigators
who failed to penetrate the interior, the
archipelago contains valuable farming
lands, forests and mineral deposits.
A Washington dispatch to the New
York Post says that General N. P. Banks,
United States Marshal for Massachusetts,
is in danger of losing his position on ac
count of confusion in his accounts. There
is no doubt of his integrity and there is no
shortage, but his method of managing the
oflice is said not to satisfy the strict busi
ness standard of the Washington officials.
General Roger A. Pryor has agreed
to undertake the case of the condemned
Chicago Anarchists. The general said on
the 19th: “I am awaiting the arrival of
Captain W. P. Black from Chicago with
the papers in the case. I expect him here
Wednesday. Whether we take the case to
the United States Supreme Court or not
depends on my conference with Captain
Black, and examination of the record.”
The government of Manitoba has re
C-'ived an offer from London capitalists to
float the new railroad bonds at par. The
first consignment of rails was expected
on the 29th, and track-laying will begin at
once. Argument on the Dominion Gov
ernment injunction caso was expected to
begin on the 20th. Wha ever its result, it
will be appealed.
The Cologne Gazette publishes an article
in which it says that Germany henceforth
will be independent of Russia, unless the
latter makes fresh advances. The alli
ance of the three Emperors being dis
solved, continues the Gazette, it will not
be followed by a Rus.-.o-German connec
Anap.chjst Parsons is out in a letter in
which he declines to accept a commutatb n
of sentence, and appeals for a dischaigs
frcm custody, on the ground that he was
proven to be an Anarchist but not a mur
The officers of the Memphis and Nash
ville road in New York deny the report
that they have employed detectives in ref
erence to the coming elections.
A Senter, proprietor of a hotel at Novi,
Mich., his wife and daughter and two
guests, were poisoned on the 21st by eating
corn beef bought of a peddler. Senter will
die. The others will probably recover.
Lorili.ard’s brick works, Freeport,N .Y.
tbe largest in the UUited States, were de
stroyed by lire on the 19th. The flames
started in the dry-room, and soon spread
to ail parts of the buildings, which were
entirely destroyed with contents. Loss,
$500,fO). No insurance. The works will
be rebuilt.
It is reported that Gov. Hill and his
friends are ail solid for President Cleve
land’s renomination.
An extensive vein of coal has boen dis
covered on White Oak Creek, four and a
half miles south of Danville, Tenn.
Rev. Dr. McGlynn made an address be
fore the New York Association of Method
ist Preachers on the morning of the 19th,
which lasted an hour and a half, and was
listened to by 500 ministers and others.
The seventeenth annual convention of the
Cigarmaker-’ International Union opened
at Firemen’s Hall, Binghampton, N. Y.,
at 9 o’clock, on the 19th. About 500 dele
gates, representing unions throughout the
United States and Canada, were present.
The convention will continue ten days
and during the session the constitution
will undergo many radical changes.
Hercules Bedier, a French wine maker
from Illinois, was arrested on the 19th, in
Hampton, Ga., for a criminal issau It on
Miss Ellen Brooks. He is 70 years old and
of venerable appearance. The indignation
against him may lead to a lynching.
King Williah opened the Holland par
liament on the 19th.
The sovereign grand lodge of the world,
I. O. O. F., assembled on the 19th in Den
ver, Col.
Cooper Union in New York was packed
on the night of the 19th, with anarchists
and socialists. The audience numbered
8509, and assembled to protest against the
banging of the condemned Chicago an
A geeat serRation wrs created at At
lanta, Ga., on the I9tb, by the announce
ment that the real murderer of the Wolfolk
family had been arrested in Cherokee
county aa-i was in Jail in Canton.
A member of the Louisiana Board of
Health reports that the sickness and nu
merous deaths in prison at New Orleans
are not caused by dampness, as had been
supposed, but by the insufficiency and
poor quality of the food of the prisoners.
Several large sheds in New Orleans,
formerly used for housing lumber, fell
w'h crash a few days ago, kill
ing iwo persons and wounding four more.
The killed were John Henry Tucker, a
steamboatmau, fifty-three years old, a
native of Louisville, and lately employed
as steward on the steamboat H. J. Dickey,
and Peter Bebrman, a newsboy, eleven
years old. The wounded were Gus New
man, a barber, and his boy, John Baker,
Frank Lambert, a boy, and Herman
Poland, an umbrella maker. Poland was
badly crushed and will probably die. The
others will doubtless recover.
A negro woman at Dealsville, Ala.,
locked her four children, the eldest eight
years of age, ia her cabin a few night ago
and went to church. When she returned
the cabin was on fire. The piteous wails
from thelittle oue3 within when roasting
to death were still audible, but nothing
could be done to extricate them from the
flames, as the roof of the house had fallen
in upon them. When the flames bad
spent their fury the charred remains of
all four of the children were found in the
During August a series of disastrous
fires occurred on Dade’s farm, a few miles
above Henderson, Kv. In four successive
weeks Mr. Dade sutfered the loss of his
various crops, barns and farming imple
ments, until every thing on the place was
destroyed, making a total loss of $20,000.
The fires were plainly the work of an in
cendiary, and the circumstances fixed
suspicion on a tenant on the Dade farm, a
negro named Scott. After securing all the
evidence possible, an officer went out to
arrest Scott a few days ago, and succeed
ed only by putting a bullet into him. He
was taken to Henderson and placed in
jail. He will recover from his wound.
A resident of Benton County, Ark., re
cently killed an eight-foot rattlesnake.
A Key West (Fia.) dispatch says there
has been no fever there since the 1st inst.
Creosoted pine ties are considered more
valuable than oak by many Southern en
A prohibition convention, to be held
September 23 at Staunton, has been called
by two hundred lawyers, farmers and
ministers of Virginia.
Governor Gordon of Georgia has signed
the wine-room bill, which imjroses a tax ol
$10,000 on all wine-rooms.
A Wilde..; ' i’ied in Clay County, Miss.,
one day reoei tlv, by J. N. Cogdoll, meas
ured from the end of its moustache to the
tip of its tail five feet and eleven inches,
and weighed thirty-nine and three-eighths
Two of the worst moonshiners in North
Carolina, Wiley Stoks and Napoleon
Bonaparte Taylor, are in jnil at Wilming
ton, captured at last. They are both
James Mason, a patrolman on the Knox
ville (Tenn.) police force, accidentally
shot and mortally wounded himself a few
nights ago in trying to quell a riot among
a gang of toughs.
j Ex-Governor Luke Blackburn, of Ken
| tueky, died at Frankford, a few days
ago, after a lingering illness. He was
j eminent as a physician and a philanthro
! I'ist.
The Chattanooga (Tenn.) 1 ones reports
t that the white, rust-proof iron ore, hither
j to found only in Sweden, has been dis
i covered in the mountains near that city.
1 The ore is said to contain sixtv-five par
cent, of pure iron, while the bed is six
feet thick and of great extent.
At Rockhill, P. C., a few days ago, Rev.
1 E. C. Price, a Methodist minister, was
publicly cowhided by J. B. Johnson for
circulating scandalous stories about John
son’s sister. Friends of both persons have
j taken up the quarrel, and more serious
trouble is anticipated.
The Baptist Church at Hartford, Ky.,
was totally destroyed by fire a few nights
ago. The building was new and cost
$4,000. The fire was the work of an in
cendiary, as no lights bad been used in the
church for two or three days.
Mr. Willis F. Chisholm, a prominent
citizen of Atlanta, Ga.. is seeking to over
throw the will left by his deceased wife.
A few years ago Mr. Chisholm made over
to his wife $150,000 worth of property.
When she died it was discovered that she
had bequeathed it to her own relatives,
ignoring her husband.
Mr. J. L. Bargesley, deputy sheriff of
Edwards County, Tex., recently went to
Nashville, Tenn., where he obtained a
requisition from Governor Taylor for Jim
Thompson, a white man who wa> arrested
and held at Jackson charged with mur
dering Mr. John Neal, in Edwards Coun
ty, Tex., about one year ago. Deputy
Sheriff Bargesley says Thompson is cer
tainly the murderer.
A. Z. Johnson, a white man, who mur
dered J. W. Dowell, near Birmingham,
Ala., a few weeks ago, was arrested near
Macon, Miss., by C. Hardin and S. T. Holt,
and lodged in jail. Johnson's relatives
live in that neighborhood, and he had been
hanging around ever since the murder.
There is a large reward offered for his
capture and delivery to the authorities at
Birmingham. He expressed willingness
to return to Birmingham without a requi
sition from the Governor of Alabama.
Louis and Jack Bates, colored, while
i cleaning out a well near Montgomery,
i Ala., a few days ago, met with a fearful
i fate. Louis was in the well, and called to
his brother to d; aw him up. which he at once
proceeded to do, but when half way out
Louis foil back dead. Jack went down to
rescue his brother, but the choke damp
was so great that he, too, died in tv few
minutes. Their dead bodies were br >ught
to the surface by means cf drags.
Jn celebration of the recent statistical
showing for the first half of 18P7 that the
business of Louisville, Ky., bad increased
$32,000,<00 in six months, and that in the
same time ntv manufacturing enterprises
had brought in nearly 15,0*30 r.ew popula
tion, the Commercial Club recently issued
invitations to a reception and lunch to be
given in honor of the commercial travel
ers at the Louisville Hotel, September 21.
There are between 2,000 and 3,000 travel
ers ref repented. Governor J. Proctor
gjiott will speak to the leading toast,
The Eastern Anarchists Prejudicing tlie
Cases of Their Condemned Bretliern by |
Their Injudicious Utterances—A Chai
acteristicUircuIar to "Workingmen" Call
ing Upon them to Prevent tlie "Horrible
COLUMEtTS, O., Sept. 30.—The following
circular, which is dated New York, and
row published both in German and En
glish, was distributed very quietly yester
day by the Anarchists, calling on the
workingmen to prevent the hanging of
the condemned Anarchists at Chicago:
To th• Workingmen of the United States and
Forth America:
You have heard the Supreme Court (le ision
in the Chicago Anarchists’ fases. It strikes
like a thunderbolt in the heart of every free
man. The judges who have affirmed the sen
tence stand on a level with the notorious police
bandit, Captain Bonfield; with the barbarous
persecutor, Ebersold; with the monumental
pevjurer, Schack; with the corrupt jury: with
the tiger of the bar. Grinned, and with the
scoundrel of all scoundrels, Gary, the manager
of tlie greatest “judiciary’’ crime of our times.
Our comrades, Sp'es, Parsons, Schwab,
Fielden, Lingg, Fischer and Engel, are to ex
pire on tlie gallows while Neebe must be
doomed to death in a dungeon, and yet no man
has the hardihood to claim that any of these
eight martyrs threw the famous bomb on May
4. 1S-G. From a legal point of view not a shadow
of evidence was furnished that any one of our ;
eight persecuted comrades were directly or in
directly participants in the affair. Why, then
were these champions of free speech condemn- j
ed? Because they exercised the rights guar
anteed to all men by the Constitution of this j
country. Though the trial occupied nearly two ;
months and perjured witnesses came trooping i
into the court In droves, it was impossible to
lay other crime at their doors.
Amercan workers, will you suffer this out
rage to be flung in your face? Will you remain
silence and allow that so-calVid justice shall be
defiled in so bloody a manner—a dastardly
deed alleged to be sanctioned by the w.ll of the j
people? It must never be. Arise in your im
posing might, and let your righteous wrath fall
In unmistakable protest upon the heads ol
these interpreters of the law who have basely
betrayed their trust.
The alms and purposes of anarchy have been
blackguarded and villified by the fiends ol
humanity, who feast upoD your servitude. You
will know how to guard against such slander
and assert your own manhood.
Anarchy is not a frightful chaos as pictured j
by the hired press; it aims, on the contrary, at
the fraternal harmony of all mankind. What
the Anarchists strive at is to put a stop to me ,
wholesale fleecing of toilers by shrewd monop
olists and the robbers who masquerade as ex
change speculators. The suppression of every
injustice and tyranny and the establishment
of a social condition, where each individual
c ntributes his share of useful work and enjoys
the benefits of life in a rational manner—that
is our ideal. Ar.nrcliiton is neither bloodshed,
licentiousness, ttar# nfvtuion of* -c-r bums'r
principle. It is synonymous with humanity,
freedom and justice.
The crime for which the seven men in Chi
cago are to be hanged is purely a devotion to .
these high and noble aspirations. The beasts
of capital want blood. Their hirelings have ;
shown themselves ready to seize the best and
noblest from the ranks of the people and j
render them up to their senseless rage.
Workmen, will yrv. remain quiet while the ■
strivings of your people, identical with the ,
holiest yearnings of mankind, are sacrificed
and trampled under foot in the persons of your i
comrades. You know what is your duty. |
These condemned men are suffering because ]
they love! mankind better than themselves: ;
because they wrote and preached to you, and
for you the gospel of the future.
Now you must demonstrate your solidarity,
the strength of your organization. Gather to
gether, summon our comrades from every side :
and proclaim our opinions in such a way that
no doubt can remain of their character. The
workingmen of America must show that their
sense of justice and their hatred of tyranny in
this shameless form has not been destroyed. II
you wish to do so you can prevent the consum
mation of November 11—this horrible deed to
which the deeds of cannibals are as nothing
We demand that every man does his duty, and
that you say to this rabble of thieves and mur
derers which rule you: ‘ Thus far and no fur
Indignation meetings must be called, and
held ns quickly as possible. Above all, it is
necessary that the interpreters of the Consti
tution at Washington be spurred to pass upon
this judicial murder proposed at Chicago. The
judgement of b’.ood is not yet executed. Let
every man do his duty and it never will he.
Long live the solidarity. Down with bar
Federation of Trades’ Union, New York, Sept.
18, 1887.
Terrible Accident on the Chicago, Mil
waukee & St. Paul Railroad.
6t. Paul, Minn., Sept. 19.—A special to
the Evenin'7 Dispatch from Dubuque says:
The north bound and south-bound passeu
ger trains on the Chicago, Milwaukee &
| St. Paul railroad collided at a sharp curve
■ in the road just north of t * 3 city limits
! about six o’clock this morning, while going
at a speed of twenty miles an hoar. Tbs
1 two engines were smashed into one shape
less mass and several of the cars were tel
escoped and wrecked. The engineers and
firemen of both trains were k 1'ied, three
j of them instantly, and the othor injured
so that he died in a few hours.
Conductor \\ olcott w as in charge or the
[ north-hound train, and Clark of the south
I bound train. Neither were seriously in
jured, C ark escaping unhurt and Wolcott
with a few bruises.
Engineer C. Fales, of Dubuque, who was
mgineer of the south-bound train, and
lis fireman, 'William Richardson, of Du
luque, were killed instantly.
Engineer Elmer IS'inches ter, of Du
ouque, of the train going north, had bis
left leg cut off, his right leg broker, bis
skull denuded and his face torn and man
j gled into a bloody mass. He lived only a
few minutes after being conveyed to his
Mr. Cummings, of Dubuque, fireman of
Winchester’s engine, bad lioth legs broken
md was horribly mangled about the head.
John Hernity, of Milwaukee, a brake
man, was instantly killed.
Among the injured were J. J. O’Brien,
if Dubuque, express messenger, badly in
jured in groin and hip. His wounds are
Bot necessarily fatal.
Robert Munima, of Dubuque, brakeman,
injured internally.
Richard Wright, of Holy Cross, a passen
ger, severely injured.
M. L. Sweeney, of Holy Cross, slightly
Janies Hurley, back injured.
R. T. Nicholson, slightly hurt.
The scene of the wreck is fearful. The
two engines lie together in a shapeless
ma-e, and are complete wrecks. The mail
car of the northbound tra n was hurled
ic-wn the tmbankme’V, a distance of
shirty feet, and lit-eraliy torn into splin
Brother Gardiner Pays a ConserratiT*
Tribute to a Deceased Brother.
“It ur’ my painful dooty to an
nounce another death among de mem
bers of dis club,” said Brother Gard
ner, as the meeting opened. “Unper
ceived Watson, an honorary member
residin’ at Griffin, Ga., ar' no mo’ on
airth. I hev.bin notified by letter dat
he passed away a week ago. De stew
ard will drape do red stool wid de
usual emblem of mournin’, an’ if de
deceased was behind on his dues he
will draw a blue mark fru de account.
“I knowed Brudder Watson. In his
death de world has lost a purtv fa r
sort o’ man. While he paid his debt9
to de last cent, no white man could
keep chickens widin’ two miles of him.
While yon could trust him wid a hoss,
he nebber lost an opportunity to pick
up a pig. He was skeercely eber ab
sent from de Thursday ebenin’ prayer
meetin’, but you didn’t want to leave
a bone-handled umbrella wliar’ he
could pick it up.
“Brudder Watson vras powerful kind
to his family, but at de same time he
didn’t lose sight of do fackt dat his
three chill’on war’ bow-legged an’ his
wife cross-eyed. He liggered it down
dat some of ’em would be sick about
once a week an’ dat deir shoes would
w’ar out about So often.
“Brudder Watson didn’t expect too
much of dis cold world. If ho traded
mules uns’ght an’ unseen he went out
to his stables in de mawnin’ prepared
to see a corpse. If he put up a dollar
on de string-game he wisely figured
dat de odder feller had eighty-four
chances to his sixteen. Ho realized
dat de winter brought chilblains and
de summer mosquitoes, an’ he sought
to put up with boaf widout complaint.
“I shall pronounce no eulogy ober
his remains. While he was anxious to
lib on in order to in joy wattcrmeU
yons, green co n, possums an oildor
luxuries of life, he knowed dat de
sooner he died do longer he could rest
Sunday m awnings. an’ de less wood
he'd hev to cut to keep de Cabin iiali
<rolu’. It ar’ needl*i s to pa!s resell**
sL< ms o£ symjiatnr bis vrfe. She
figgers on our sympathy, while at de
same time she doan’ reckon on gittin’
a cent of our money. It ar’ needless
to resolve dat our loss ar’ Brudder
Watson’s gain. He took his chances.
We doan’ know which way he went,
an’ we probably nebber slialk”—De
troit Free Dress.
A Dakota Bootblack’* Idea of Genuine and
Unadulterated Fun.
There is a little fellow hardly big
enough to talk plain who blacks boots
and sells papers in Sioux Falls. He
helps to take care of a sick mother and
doesn’t live very high.
‘•How’s business this summer?'1 wc
asked him the other day.
“Well,” he replied, “there aint uc
such boom iu shinin’ an1 papers that I
can’t handle it.”
“Have much fun?”
“Yes, a good deal. Would have a
heap more if I didn’t have to work
’most all the time. Wisli’t I didn’t
have no more to do than some boys I
know of an1 I'd have a pile more fun
than they do. Ma don’t seem to get no
better but we’re gettin’ ’long pretty
wrell this Binmner.”
“Winter must be the hardest timo
for you?”
“Yes, winter’s tough, fcot we’ll pnll
through if I don’t get sick, an’ I gnesS
I won’t—I ain’t never been sick to last
a-tall yet. B it winter ain’t no good
nohow—’specially when there ain’t
none too much coal in the rouse or a
feller’s clothes are a little thi.s. Say,
if I can get money ’noiigh ahead I’m
goin’ to buy me some clothes for next
winter a inch thickl They'd bo bus’ness,
wouldn’t they, mister?’ ’
“Guess they would. Have yon struck
mv of the picnics this summer?”
I “One.”
“Have a goon time?
“I should say I did! They had cake
in’ pie an’ sauce an’ one thing an’
nother, an’ I jes waded right into it,
you bet! Hid a bully time—made my
self sick an’ laid all night d >nb!ed up
with my han’ son mysto nacb,—I thort
I’d die! Tell you what, mister, but
that picnic v\ fun —wish’t they’d have
’nother!”—Dakota Bell.
No Regard for Her Feelii^s.
An Austin family lias a colored serv
ant that, while very attentive to her
duties, has never been known to give
any body a civil answer. Purely as an
experiment the lady of the house
bought her a new calico dress, and
gave it to her, saying:
“I am glad to have the pleasure,
Matildy, of giving you this dress.”
“Yer mout hab had dat pleasure
long ago, ef yer had any regard fo’
my feelings,” was the gracious reply.
—Earner s Magazine.
—A project is on loot for an Inter
national cremation congress, to be
held in Berlin in 1889. At the con
gress there will also be an exhibition
of designs for crematories, urns and
| joffins.

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