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Rifted columns of Tub Hkralb, 3d Page; advertise ments there only cost Five Cents a line. VOL. 36.—N0. 15. FOUR HOURS A DAY. Socialist Wilshire Takes Ad vanced Ground. The Workingmen Are Too Modest in Their Demands. A Large Socialistic Labor Demonstra- tion in New York. Many Strikes Inaugurated Throughout the Country—The Eight-Hour Move ment Not General. Associated Press Dispatches. New York, May 1. —Small armies of men, marching to the tune of the Mar sellaise and other aits, carrying red flags and transparencies, the latter denounc ing all monopolies, approached Union Square tonight from various directions, to participate in a great eight-hour labor demonstration, under the auspices of the Central Labor Federation and the Socialistic Labor party. Many thous and people congregated about various stands. The main speakers' stand was at Cottage plaza, on Seventeenth street. Here English speakers talked, while speeches were delivered in German and Hebrew from stands on Broadway und Fourth avenue. Shortly after 8 o'clock, the meeting was called to order by Lu cien Laniel. After local speakers had addressed the crowd a long preamble and series of denunciatory resolutions were read at the main stand. The features of this deliverance were the endorsement of the demands of the Paris convention ; demands for consolidation against capi tal; statutory establishment of the eight-hour day; resort to violence to attain the ends desired, and allegiance to the Socialistic party. After the resolutions were read, H. G. Wilshire, a wealthy Socialist from Los Angeles, California, addressed the meeting. He predicted that agitation for an eight-hour law was only a fore runner to the demand that four hours should be considered a day's labor. The resolutions were adopted with a whoop, and the affair at the main stand was over. On Hrondway and Fourth avenue were trucks tilled with Socialist speakers, who addressed the crowds in various tongues. Among the speakers was E. Wissmann, of San Francisco. STRIKE NEWS. The Eight-Hour Movement Far From Being; General. New Orleans,-May I.—There was no labor demonstration here today. On tho Ist of April the employees of the sash and door manufacturers went out on a strike because the mill owners would not exclude non-union men, and there is not at present any indication of weakening on either side. Ten days ago every branch of the building trades joined in the support of the ooeratives, and virtually put a stop to all building business for the time being. Boston, May 1. —An agreement has been entered into by the Master Build ers' association and the Stone Masons' union that settles the wages and hours for stone masons during '91. A nine hour day is the basis. Memphis, Term., May I.—The union painters inaugurated a strike today for eight hours and more wages. Other wise there was no labor demonstration in this city. Scottdale, Pa., May I.—Numerous evictions were matle today, but no trouble occurred. Indianapolis, May I.—Two thousand miners in Clay county went out last night, and today 1000 of them held a meeting at Brazil. Secretary Russell received a letter from State President Comiskev, asking that men return to work. The committee conferred with the operators, but no agreement was reached. Philadelphia, May I.—The relation between capital and labor in this city is one of peace and mutual good under standing. Portland, Maine, May 1. —The hod carriers and brick - layers' tenders throughout the city struck today for an advance in wages. Cleveland, May I.—Five hundred carpenters quit work at Youngstown, Ohio, today, because the contractors re fused to recognize the other unions in the building trades. Columbus, Ohio, May I.—The miners and operators of Ohio adjusted their differences on the basis of seventy cents for mining in the Hocking valley, and a nine-hour labor day. The scale for ma chine mining is left open for future ad justment. No strike or trouble is an ticipated in the Ohio fields for the next year. Oskaloosa, lowa, May 1. —The execu tive committee of the lowa district of United Mine workers, after a lengthy secret session, today, issued the follow ing order: "TO the Miners of lowa. "Your executive board has ordered you out for the establishment of an eight-hour work day, and you will re main out until further orders from said board." The communications from national headquarters brought only advice to postpone the strike, not instructions to do so. lowa is thus acting independent ly in the matter. The houses at shaft No. 7 were de stroyed this morning by fire, un doubtedly oi incendiary origin. The loss is heavy. Attempts were also made to destroy other property. The mines are now all closed, but the majority of the miners, it is reported, will soon re sume work. Deb Moines, lowa, May I.—All the miners in this vicinity struck today in obedience to an order from the state ex ecutive board. About ten thousand miners in the state will be affected by the order. Spring Valley, 111., May I.—All the miners in Huh district stopped work to day. Neither miners or operators have proposed a basis of settlement for the coming year, and both seem inclined to wait. St. Louis, May I.—The architectural iron workers, 360 m number, went out for an eight-hoar day and an advance in wages. The marble cutters struck for LOS ANGELES HERALD. an advance and eight hours. Team owners, 500 strong, asked for $4 per day and got it. Other organizations will de cide tomorrow whether or not to strike. Pittsburg, May 1. —The slate roofers of this district have joined the carpen ters. Some twenty small firms have al ready conceded eight hours and thirty five cents per hour to the carpenters, but they don't belong to the builders' exchange. The president of the latter organisation says the contractors pro pose to make it a perfect freeze out. Old Hutch Found. P>anbville, Ind., May 1. — B. P. Hutchinson, the missing board of trade man of Chicago, has been fonnd here by the police. After spending the day here quietly, in company with a detective, no re straint being put upon him, Hutchinson left this evening for Chicago. His ac tions here would not lead one to believe him of unsound mind. Terre Haute, Ind., May 1. —Hutch- inson, the veteran Chicago speculator, left the train here tonight, and declined to go further. He put up at a hotel here. Thought They Were Attacked. West Newton, Pa., May I.—An emi grant train carrying 100 Hungarians to the coke plants, collided with a light engine tonight, Fireman Stewart being fatally injured, and several other men seriously. A terrible panic prevailed among the Hungarians, who imagined they had been attacked by strikers. THE FINAL BLOWOUT. SAN FRANCISCO'S LAST HONORS TO THE PRESIDENT. A Grand Banquet at the Palace Hotel. The President Very Happy in His Re marks on the Golden State. San Francisco, May 1. —A banquet given at the Palace hotel tonight, in honor of President Harrison, was the closing feature of the president's visit to this city, and was conducted on a most elaborate scale. Over 250 guests were present. The floral decorations were beautiful, roses being the principal flower used. On the table at which the president sat, was a bank ot roses three feet wide, extending the whole length of the table. The menu cards were very artistic. Some of the most prominent citizens of the state attended the banquet. General W. H. L. Barnes presided and made the address in which lie introduced President Harrison. The president delivered the principal speech of the evening and retired at the con clusion of his address. Postmaster- General Wanamaker and Secretary Rusk also Bpoke. The president said in part: "When the Queen of Sheba visited the court oi Solomon and saw its spleudors, ahe was compelled to testify that the half had not been told her. Undoubtedly the emissaries of Solomon's court who had penetrated to her distant territory, found themselves in a like situation to that which attends Californians when they travel east; they are afraid too much" to . put to test the credulity of their hearera, and as a gentleman of your state said to me, it has resultedina prevailing indisposition among Californians, not at all because Californians are unfriendly to the truth, but solely out of compassion to their hearers, they address themselves to the capacity of those who hear them, and takinir warning by the fate of the man who told a sovereign of the Indies that he had seen water so solid that it could be walked upon, they do not carry their best stories away from home. It has been, much as I have heard of California, a brilliant disillusion to me and to those who have journeyed with me. The half had not been told of the productiveness of your valleys, of the blooming orchards, of the gardens laden with flowers. We have seen and been entertained. Our path way has been strewn with flowers. We, have been surprised, when we were in a region of orchards and roses, to be suddenly pulled up at a station and asked to address some remarks to a pyramid of pig tin. The products of the mine, rare and exceptional, have been added to the products of the field, until the impression has been made upon my mind that if any new wants should be developed in the arts—pos sibly if any want should be developed in statesmanship, or any vacancies in office, we have a safe reservoir that can be drawn upon ad libitum." The rest of the president's address was in line with his speech at Galves ton, dwelling principally on the desire of the administration to restore the American merchant marine by means of reciprocity in trade and subsidized ships. He also spoke heartily in favor of the completion of the Nicaragua canal, as an American water-way, short ening the distance between the Atlantic and Pacific coasts. MINORITY STOCKHOLDERS SQUEAL. A Receiver for the St. Louis and Sen Franelseo Asked for. St. Louis, May 1.- A petition asking for the appointment of a receiver for the St. Louis and San Francisco railroad company, was filed in the United Statee court today, by Hitchcock & Finkelberg, representing eastern stockholders. The complaints set forth that the Atchison and the St. Louis, Kansas City and Colorado are competitors of the 'Frisco, yet they are owned and controlled by the same men, which is contrary to the Missouri statutes; that the Atchison claims a large indebtedness from the 'Frisco, whereas the complainants be lieve a true accounting would show the reverse; that to secure more complete control of the road by acquiring a greater amount of preferred stock, the directors propose to lßsue $50,000,000 additional preferred stock, and an equal amount of bonds. The petition also asks that the officers of the 'Frisco be restrained from giving the Santa Fe any bonds, and from pay ing the alleged indebtedness. Judge Thayer fixed May 13th for the hearing, and the hearing which was to have been held May 6th, to take action on the bond proposition, has been adjourned. The Atchison owns 200,000 of the 264,593 shareß of the 'Frisco stock. General At torney Kenna, of the 'Frisco, says the complainants own leas than one per cent, of the entire capital stock, and about one per cent, of the.first preferred stock". SATURDAY MORNING. MAY 2, 1891.—TEN PAGES. OLD WORLD EVENTS. The Universal Strike Move ment Hangs Fire. Workingmen Not Disposed to Make Trouble. May-Day Passed Quietly Except in Italy and France. Serious Blots In Lyons and Other French Cities—Considerable Bloodshed In Borne and Florence- Associated Press Dlsoatches. London, May I.—lnnumerable tele grams from all parts of Europe show that while there was a general ferment, the workingmen nowhere showed a dis position to cause trouble or the loss of the sympathy of the public, by illegal manifestations. Neither have the pre dictions of a universal strike been ful filled. The anarchists eagerly seized the chance to air their doctrines, with the added zest of a possible scuffle with the authorities, and the outbreaks recorded were invariably due to their erfoits, and would have been more effectual but for the police and military preparations. The London carpenters and joiners commenced a strike tonight. Germany has been very quiet. The meetings were only sparsely attended. In Austria and Hungary the day was taken up with merry holiday diver sions. At Beks the military were called upon to quell a socialist riot, and several persons were wounded. The demonstration held on the Prater in Vienna, was smaller than in 1890. In Holland there was no cessation of work. In Brussels, this evening, 10,000 men marched in a procession, but no dis order occurred. Paris, today, was even freer of traffic than on last May day. The paraders appeared to take delight in goading the police to charge them. After the Place De La Concorde was cleared, at 7 o'clock in the evening, no further incidents were reported. ANARCHY IN LYONS. The City at the Mercy of a Howling Mob. Exciting Scenes. Lyons, May I.—A number of very ex citing scenes were witnessed in this city today. The first disturbance oc curred when a big crowd of workmen, followed by large numbers of women and children, and bearing red cards containing various sentiments, attempt ed to hold a procession. The authori ties had decided to prevent any march ing, and as the men refused to disperse, the police charged. The men made a desperate resistance, and a general melee followed, in which sev eral policemen were seriously wound ed. A body of cavalry was des patched to the place, and the workmen were unable to withstand the combined attack. A number of ar rests were made, and several of the prisoners were found to be heavily armed. Subsequently the mob marched to the cemetery, headed by men carrying black and red flags. The visit was for the purpose of holding a demonstration over the graves of iormer rioters. The authorities were again compelled to ap peal to the military, and again were the war horses ridden down upon the peo ple. The mobjobstinately resisted. Show ers of stones and other missiles were hurled at the soldiers, several of whom were seriously injured before they at last succeeded" in clearing the burying ground of the mob. Upon being driven from the cemetery the crowd again formed a procession and marched back to the city, defiantly denouncing the authorities and singing La Carmagnole, in a grand chorus. The rioters undaunted by two defeats, no sooner reached the city than they made an attack upon the police, and broke through the cordon. Again the soldiers charged and the crowd was forced to beat a retreat. The righting caused the greatest alarm among the people of the city, and the excitement intensifies as each hour passes. The police are utterly powerless to control the howling mob, who, em boldened by this fact, have become more defiant than ever, and the author ities have been compelled to summon additional reinforcements of soldiers. The rioters have cut the telephone and telegraph wires,and are holding up roarious meetings at their headquarters, where anarchist speakers ■ are vocifer ously and wildly haranguing their hear ers, and inciting the already maddened men to commit further acts of violence. A dense crowd surrounds the Labar ex change, which building the soldiers have cleared of all persons at the point of bayonets. The military are taking every precaution to subdue the mob, and have brought cannon to the place for the purpose of intimidating them. Later.—A mass meeting of workmen was held tonight, on the principal square of the city. Becomingdisorderly, the cuirassiers again charged. Several persons were injured. Ten soldiers and policemen were injured during the day. Fifty persons were arrested. BLOODY WORK IN ROME. Anarchists Incite the Mob to Attack the Police and Soldiers. Eome, May 1. —A meeting of working men took place this afternoon, near the church of San Giovanni. There were five members of the chamber of depu ties present, and an anarchist speaking violently, urged the assembled men to attack the police. The speaker's words so excited the hearers, that a mob stoned the troops stationed in the neighborhood. Some of the rioters hurled stones at the troops from the windows of houses. The gendarmes then fired upon the rioters, and the cavalry charged. At the same time the infantry soldiers, near the scene of the riot, were ordered to storm the houses from which stones were thrown. A ter rible uproar followed. When matters calmed down, it was found that e>ignor Barzilai, a member of the deputies, Signor Caprani, a socialist leader, and twenty-five others had been seriously wounded. One man was killed outright by the gendarmes' tire, and a gendarme was stabbed to death by the rioters. During the cavalry charge •everal troopers were thrown and trampled on by their comrades' horsef. Later on another sharp conflict oc curred between the soldiers and the mob in Victor Emanuel square. Several persons were injured and a trooper killed. Minister Nicotera, replying to ques tions in the chamber of deputies, said there were 3000 anarchists among those present at the workmen's demonstra tion; that the public forces had been attacked with revolvers and stones, and therefore the demonstration was sup pressed. The riots in Florence were slight in character, and provoked by anarchists. From the latest reports from other cities, it is learned that May day was generally observed in a tranquil manner throughout Italy. ALL QUIET IN PARIS. But Many Arrests Were Made Before Order Was Established. Paris, May 1. —Everything was quiet this morning, and there were no out ward signs that this state of affairs would be disturbed in the course of the day. Troops of cavalry patrolled the streets in the socialist quarters last night, and in addition many infantry regiments were held under arms. The police were not idle either. They have arrested about 300 anarchists, socialists and other persons coming under the category of "dangerouß characters." These men will be held as prisoners un til all signs of danger have passed, in order to prevent them from inciting riots. About noon there was a scene of great excitement in the vicinity of the Rue Berry. The cause of the tumult was a loud explosion, which broke the windows all around the locality men tioned. The streets were deserted at the time, and nobody was injuied. No one seems to be able to explain the mo tive lot the explosion, which is said to have been caused by a bomb or dyna mite cartridges. A mob threatened the police at Cichy, and gendarmes started out. The mob then took refuge in a wine shop, and a fierce battle followed. The mob was largely composed of anarchists, who used revolvers freely. Four policemen were fatally wounded. While Minister of the Interior Con stans was driving from the chamber home, today, a mob made such threaten ing demonstrations that the police were obliged to rescue him. At midnight all is quiet in Paris. During the course of the day. Floquet, president of the chamber of deputies, as sured a deputation of men employed in Various positions upon the railroads, that they had his sympathy and sup port in the efforts being made to briug about a reduction of the working hours. MORE BLOODSHED IN FBANCE. Noisy Workingmen Dispersed by Sol diers After Serious Slaughter. Kobmies, France, May I.—One-half of 'the workmen here have attended to their duties today. The remainder ab stained from work and were very noisy, marching about the streets singing, shouting, etc. A mob of 4000 had a col lision with the gendarmes, and many arrests were made. The mob attacked the prison, this evening, in an attempt to rescue their imprisoned comrades, and wounded two soldiers. The troops im mediately opened fire and three men fell dead. The mob then fled. Later—There was a bloody collision between miners and the police, in which seven persons were killed and twelve wounded. Marseilles, May 1. —This evening, in a collision occurring between the police and a crowd of roughs, several were in jured and many arrests made. Riotins; In Florence. Florence, May 1. —4:30 p. m. —A crowd composed of about one thousand workingmen met this afternoon on the Plaza Savanorola. During the progress of the meeting, a speaker made a most violent and incendiary address, calling upon the workingmen present to plunder the houses of the wealthy classes. The police arrested the man who was making these remarks. A tu mult followed, and the workingmen be gan to handle the police roughly in an attempt to rescue the prisoner. Finally two troops of cavalry charged upon the rioters, causing the latter to retire. As the rioters retreated down the neighbor ing streets, they broke store windows right and left along the route of their flight. Several of the most prominent in the disturbance were arrested. The stores throughout Florence have been closed for fear there might be further disturbances. A 1 ramp's Gory Crime. Winchester, Ohio, May I.—Oliver Morgan, living in this county, was found dead in his house, having been shot through the heart. The room was smeared with blood, showing a desperate struggle had taken place. A strange man, apparently a tramp, giving his name as Charley McKinney, has been accused of the horrible crime. When arrested he was found to have two fresh cuts or scratches on his face, and a bloody handkerchief was found in his pocket. German Socialists Quiet. Berlin, May I.—The majority of the people here were either peacefully at work this morning, or preparing for a day of holiday-making. There seemed to be no possibility of disturbance. Re ports were received here from the pro vinces of a similar character. The So cialist papers, referring to May-day, indicate that the Socialists will post pone their celebration of Labor day until Sunday next. 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