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A) 4 Ottawa. 111.. Saturdnyt Jnly 28. 18T7. OUE CLUBBING. We are prepared to club the Free Thadeh with the following publications, furnishing both at tne prices named, postage prepaid. Thoofler is open to old subscribers or new Bt any post office in the country : .. ii u Inter. IJeeiiu. ' " Prairie Farmer .i either of Harper's 1'uulica., " " Scrllmer " Gody's Lady' Book .. Live Stock Journal... . u phrenoloulcal Journal ii II kif Vt.lii1iiQ 3.M) 4. 4u 4.'J5 4.35 S.40 i " Demorcst's Monthly. ii Littell's Living AkU" ,, UIWIU Hill"" !"'"- .1 Moore's Kural New orker, 4.W All subscriptioni to t,e imiil in advance. KemiUimces way be made through nioncj or der registered letter. AXXOUXCEMEST! Close ot the Thirty-Seventh Vol ume of the Free Trailer. Commencement of a New Volume at Reduced Rates! The present cumber closes the 3Ttk volume of the Free Thadeii, the first number having been issued in the summer cf 18-10, and the paper never having failed to appear on the regular day of publication from that day to this. '1'he next number will appear a week from to-day on new ype throughout, with other important mechanical improvements. When in 1S03 the subscription price of the Fkee Thadeh was raised from $1.50 to $2 per annum, the promise was made that when ever prices receded to a peace and hard lnon cy basis, the price oi the Fkee Thaukh should be restored to the old fifiT.rc. That time, we conceive, has come, and according ly, from the commencement of the 3Sth vol ume, the price of the Free Trader will be $1.50 per Annum. It is to be understood, however, that the re ductlon obtains only where payment is strictly in advance. There are numerous subscribers in this city and county whose papers, by re finest, are not discontinued at the expiration or the time paid fur. In ull such casts, espc- clally as in most of then we are required to send collectors to obtain the pay, the old rates of s2 will be collected where the payment is not in advance. Improvements in the editorial departments are also in contemplation. The effort will be directed towards making the Free Trader more and more a county ort'an, devoting more space to home matters, and occupying less space with outside and miscellaneous reading. Nothing is cheaper than general reading matter. A few pcHtiies will buy enough "patent inslJe'' matter to keep a man reading a mouth. Tho aim of tho Free Trader will be to lurnisb reading that can be nowhere else obtained. To make the plan successful, oi course it will need the good will and aid oi the gener al and generous public. Of course tho only object of reducing rates and making improve ments is to enlarge circulation. We are con. fident that in this we shall not fall. There is nothing so improving in the spirit, tone and interest of a newspaper as a liberal and gen crous support. We arc determined that no efforts on our part shall be spared to do serve it. COLLAPSING. The general tenor of the dispatchc8,yestcr day and last night was that the railroad strike Lad collapsed on tha Erie, N. 1 . Central anu other leading eastern railroads, and that the worst of tho strike is over. Freight trains were running yesterday on most of tho New York and New England roads without inter ruption, and trains under a strong guard were started over the Pennsylvania Central yesterday. The average intelligence of the men engi neering the present labor movement may be inferred from the absurd notion they appear lo have that they evade Certain terrible dan gers or consequences by not interfering with the U. S. Mail. Do they imagine that they incur any less legal liability or less danger oi punishment for stopping the transit of iarmer Brown's corn than of Uncle Sam's mall bags The steppage of a train passing from Chicago to Pittsburg is just as much a violation f I'. S. law whether it carries pigs or mall bags, and the U. S. soldiers have precisely the same right and the same inducement to "come down" on the one offense as the other. The last Illinois legislature tost I Ik; peo ple $233,0)0, which is about 50,0j0 in excess of the cost of any previous legislature, und its appropriations exceeded $7,000,000, full a million more than any previous legislature Lad appropriated, even in wartimes. Con ilJering the stringency of the times and the difficulty of raising money to pay taxes, such tiTavugnnce was unpardonable anJ its auth ors ought to be held to account. Still tiiet Come! Arthur Lock wood. Esq., h announced in to-diy's Fhkk Trader m a candidate for county clerk. Mr. Lock xood being a democrat, we presume w ill sub mit his cisc to tke democratic convention, if ono is called. There is no question but that Mr. Lockwood would mike as good clerk a ever filled that office. C. C. Strawn, Esq , son or Eli Strawn, for. merlj of this county, was chosen by the supervisors county attorney of Livingston county last week. THE GRIEVANCE. Three or four years ago the ordinary wages f tliemen aud brakemen on railroads ii.uged from $2 00 to $2.50 per day. Station hands, switchmen, &c, got from $1.75 to $2.25; and shop men from 62.00 to $3.00. These wages have been reduced step by step since then, so that by the last reduction the wages of fire men and brakemen on the Baltimore aud Ohio road were cut down U' 1.C3 and $1.C5 per day, and they were given but about four days of work per week at that. The reduction on nearly all roads throughout the country Las been about the same. The companies say and truly that they can get all the help they want, indeed twice as much as they want, at such prices, and why should they pay more? Still starring out men who have served them faithfully lor many years, merely because there nay he a little money m it, shows a Learllessness that few private manufacturers or business men would be guilty of. Most r,f these meu have been so Ion L' in the service of the railroads that they are unf.t for any other business, and discharge to them meatis htt.e use tuau star vation. There is an evil in this connection th:.t the strike must tend to check. We refer to the rare that teems to Lave seized ::'.! young men to L-tt employment on railroads. Thousands of farmer boys or young tucn iu villages who could be pleasantly and profitably emp.oycu on farms or iu rural machine shops literally throw then.se'ives away by becoming the slaves of big railroad corporations. Sucn cor- noratior.9 have co souls, uau when i rftJ'? them to grind r crush their employees they do s without scruple. Then come struct and mobs, aud though the country sees the grievances of the workmen and heartily sym pathises with them, when the mob becomes blind and crazy and in its fury assails friends and enemies without discrimination, like the New Zelander running ., there is no help but U seize the raving maniac and throttle him. it will not save the railroad men to say that it is not the strikers themselves, but a mob of tramps and ruffians who take advan tage of the excitement the strike has evoked, who are guilty of the incendiarism and plun- .i..r tiiHt liuvi-Kitcnded the movement, jut strikers have voluntarily unchained the d e- tnons, and lutist share the consequences will be crushed together. All THE OUTLOOK. Though "a account of the present railroad troubles the prospects of the fall business nr somewhat beclouded, aside lrom these, the times at no period in the hut four years have presented a betler outlook. Whatever con flicting theories we may hold with regard to currency questions, men of sense will agree that with an abundant crop and good prices, whether paid in greenbacks, silver or gold, the money question in the west will take care of itself. If the farraeia of the west uro suf ficiently in funds not only to pay their debts, but to deal liberally with the merchants, gro cers and general western manufactures and mechanics, then irr. shall have good times at least, whatever may be the condition at the east or in Europe. Such is now surely the prospect. The west and northwest have just harvested the biggest crop of wheat they have had in twen ty years, and they havo an assured prospect of an exceptionally generous crop of corn. Hay, oats, potatoes, &c, also promise all that can be reasonably asked. And while we have this large supply there Is every reason to look for a commensurate demand. Ordlnerily big crops mean low prices, but the present season gives, proiuioo of proving au exception. In the first place, there iu no old stock oji hand to interfere with the free movement of the new. Bjth in our eastern cities and in Europe the stock of wheat on hand is low compared with other years. And, in the second place, the usual sources Europe has hitherto relied upon to make up these deficiencies are almost wholly cut off by the Kusso-Turkish war. Hitherto England and France have drawn about 10 per cent, of their annual consumption of breadstuff's from Hussia. Even the b months duration of the present war has already so affected the grain prospect as to leave it cer tain that Russia for tho coming year will have no wheat to spare; and if the war is carried over to another year, as at present seems inevitable, tho deficiency to be made up lrom America will be duplicated. There is, then, nothing in the outlook to discourage, but a great deal to cheer us in the west. Good crops will uot only make times easier, but with a little coolness, patience and forbearance, will set our big transportation interests on their legs again. Tho railroads, with abundant freights once more, will Dot need lo resort to the questionable expedients of cutting down wages or skinning the pro ducers. Let us lie hopeful, then, and cheer ful. It is always belter to take courage than to despotd, nnd when there is so much real ground for encouragement, to despond Is sinful. The Mrton committee, which has been in ycxtigating the charges that Grover, demo cratic senator from Oregon, secured his elec tion by corrupt means, have about completed their work, and the verdict i", as the (hvi- ni-in, a local republican journal, mildly puts it, "not proven." And the Orrjoniun adds: "While it U possible that ro.iney may Lave helped t secure Grover' a election, it was not the leading influence. Tho Grover party hoped to carry the Presidential election, and t; rover's success was owing largely to that expectation. Known as an extreme partisan, it w.s believed that he would have power with the Tilden Administration to reward all hi. Ii h tids. l'.-siiles, it was a Constant argu mi nt that his election was necessary for the orgunia .it ion, anu many were persuaded that Oregon would be lost If bo was rejected. This wis the rallying cry, and the pressure of the pending election for President was the main condition that made bis rucccss at ail possible." Strvaior La only two rcpubl.can candidates Pr county clerk and one for tr asurcr. Have tLey nobody for judge and surveyor? Wc tic for giving the bustling jewing city a fair chance. OTTAWA FREE TRADER: JUDICIAL ELECTION One week from next Monday, it will be borne in lnmd, occurs the election of Judge in this judicial circuit. There has been no change in candidates since our last. Good speed of Will, Jones and Blanchard of La Salle, and Stippot Bureau are the candidates. All are confident of election. Stipp, though supported by no paper In his twn county, has succeeded iu enlisting in his support Jackbenrcdtondick of the La Salle I)em;-rai, and of course he must be a strong candidate if he can stand that. Goodspeed expects b get 2,500 voles in Will county, and Jones anil liianchard are eacli confident of getting 15,00 J each in J.a Silic county, and as many ia Grundy and Ilureau as Goodspeed, with a de cent vole in ill. It looks at this writing as if Jones had the inside track. The list we published last week showed that men of all parties freely pledge themselves to support him, and we know his friends are enough in earnest to get out the votes. We claim that as between L:i Salle aud Will county, La Salle is entitled to the judge. We have twice as much business in the court as Will and want to entrust it to x man we know ami have confidence in. We know Jones to be competent, intelligent, and hones' a man of good habits and pure life. He is the man we want because wc can pin our faith on him. And what is more, he U the only man that can beat Goodspeed. We therefore earnestly urge our readers both to vote and work for his election. OHIO DEMOCRACY. The democrats oi Ohin hell a state conven tion on Wednesday and nominated H. M. liishop of Cincinnati for Governor, and Ja bt?; W. Fitch of Cuyahoga county for Lieu tenant Governor. The resolutions of the con vention are quite numerous, taking Id the presidential fraud and the labor troubles, and demanding the remouetizing of silver and re peal of the resumption act. In reference to the counting in of Hayes the resolutions de clare it " the most dangerous encroachment upon popular rights ever attempted In this or any other country,'' and one that will not again be peaceably submitted to. Ihe nom inations made are good, and the democrats have no doubt whatever of carrying the state in October. The latest reports from Idaho indicate that the Indian war In that territory is about fin ished. Seventeen Nez Perces warriors and twenty-eight squaws aud children have sur rendered to (Jen. Howard, reporting that many others would follow their example, and :liat Joseph was compelled by White llird and other chiefs to follow them with a few of his warriors across the Hitter Hoot moun tains into the buffalo country in Montana. Great demoralization and want prevailed among all the hostiies. (Jen. Howard is fol lowinjr them with a competent cavalry force. expecting them to make a stand at Hell Gate, a branch ot the Bitter Hoot river. There are seventeen companies M" U. S. cavalry and in fantry in Idaho, with eight or ten more on the way thither; so that, whether the fight is renewed In Idaho or Montana, there is abun dant force at hand to crusli it. While the outbreak iu Idaho has been sup. pressed, however, the scene appears in reality ouly to be shifted to the Elack Hills country. Disnutchcs from I lead wood to the 2oth men tion numerous Indian outrages in the lied Water country, and on Crow Creek. Handl es are attacked, tho inmates murdered or driv en away and the stock stolen. Large num. bers of savages seem to have broken loose from the agencies an J arc infesting the coun try in all directions. Every day horsemen dash into Deadwood and report new outrages in the vicinity. There Is a loud call on the government for light troops m that quarter. Chicago on Thursday had an accession of six more companies of V. . regulars, mak lng eight in all, and at the request of Gov. Cullom, President Hayes has placed them at the disposal of the Chicago authorities to aid them in putting down mob violence in tliBtcity. OI course this is the end of strife there. The Chicago mob ou Tuesday and Wednesday was a very sorry and contempt! bio affair of its kind anyhow. It was wholly made up of tramps, thieves, pickpockets, loaf era and the very meanest kind of riff raff and rubbish. One single platoon of ball and buck shot tired square into them would have sent tnem to their holes petrified with fright any time on Monday or Tuesday. It was shame ful to let the police dilly dally with them as they did w ith blank cartridges. The very sight of U. S. troops with loaded six shooters will quell that mob as effectually as if au earth quake should swallow them. In St. Louis the strikers reached a stage of impudence that must make Chicago wild with jealousy and chagrin. Ten thousand stalwart ruffians waited In a body on the newspaper offices and ordered them to close and issue no more papers! A mob stop the Issue ot ii big city daily like the St. Louis lifjiulilii-itn or (t".i'br-Jtnorriit'. Why Gen. Huriisiile. backed by 25,00 U.S. soldiers once tried that on the Chicago Time and fdled iguonuniously. Ot course the St. Louis dailies paid no more attention to the demand of he mob than the moon pays to the buy. ing of a cur. SprlligA-hl di-patch to the Chicago Tri tium- states that in a cue submitted toihe State Superintendent of Public Instruction rotn school elistrict No. '2, t.uvn.-hip "1, La Salle county, that functionary has d. -tided, under Sees. 50 and 52 of the school lnw, that w here the commission "f a teacher is revoked for cause tlte IHreelors cauuot permit him to further teach, and if they do, and give an order on the Treasurer for such s rvice, he cannot legally pay the order. As there are five towu.'hips No.Gl in LaSalh' county, this information might be more satisfactory if the range were mentioned. The Chicago 7Y is quite complimentary towards Mayor Heath. It says, "If he c uld only be persuaded to resign in favor of his grandmother,- lio v it -ould revive public confidence!" SATURDAY, JULY 28, 1877 TNE GREAT STRIKE. A Thousand Devils let Loose and Having over the Country. Mob Rule Rampant, and An archy and Bloodshed Run Wild. (iciMTitl Stowage of the Kail roads and Hnsincss at ii Standstill. Impctency of the Local "Milish" and Police Torce, and Growing Feeling in favor of a Big Standius Army. Brief Genetai Survey of the Field of Turmoil. Iliiltiniore, Miiitlii.slnirif, Ac. In our last we briefly noted the breaking out of a strike on the Baltimore and Ohio Hailroad, accompanied with mob violence at Martinsburg, iu Western Virginia, and its suppression by the aid of V. S. troops. Since then this cloud, which was no larger than a man's hand, has swelled into a terrific storm that has swept over half the country, accom panied with such violence, incendiarism and bloodshed as to cause general amazement and terror. Foiled at Martinsburg, as mentioned in our last, by tho prompt intervention of U. 8 troops, the strikes next " broke loose" on the same railroad, AT Cl'MHKHLANW, Ml)., To which many of the Martinsburg strikers had fled and where they hoped to have n large accession of coal diggers. The same trick of stopping freight trains was repeated here, with the same impotence of the civil authori ties to stop tho lawlessness. Gov. Carroll, of .Maryland, however, with more faith in the state militia than the Gov. of West Virginia, at once ordered out the oth and 6th regiments of Maryland state guards, intending to send the former to Cumberland and hold the latter in reserve. They were ordered to rendezvous at 0 o'clock r. M. on Friday at the armory is IIATIMOKK, And leave that nmht on the cars for Cumber land. At C'J o'clock the City Hall bell rang out the military alarm, which not only brought the members of the regiments in question to their armories but immense crowds of peo pie, so that by 7 o'clock the streets In tho vi cinity were a mass of struggling, shouting and cursing humanity. A man in uniform who had been late in coming up was rushed upon and pitched over a bridge into Jones' Falls, a stream in that quarter of the city. Uricks were also thrown at tho soldier on guard at the door of the armory, followed by a shower of missiles which destroyed the windows and doors of the building. Partial quiet was re stored by the police, and at 8 r. m. Col. Pe ters, in command of the 5th regiment, left the armory to proceed to Camden station. The "regiment'' numbered but 150 men, and marched with loaded pieces. They had no sooner entered the street, however, than they were assailed with a shower of missiles, In terspersed with shots from revolvers. Final ly ono of their number being struck down, the regiment opened fire on the mob, keeping up volley after volley until they reached Cam den station. 1 he other regiment, in march ing from their nrmory on Howard street to the same station, were also assailed, but fired no shots in return. Up to this time 12 per sons bad been killed and about 30 more or less badly wounded. At 10J o'clock the de pot was set on fire by the mob, which now numbered 10,000, but the Are was put out by the united aid of the fire department, police and military, and several similar attempts during the night to fire the builing were in the same way foiled. Of course the 5th regi ment was not sent to Cumberland, as the Gov ernor intended on Friday night. Next morning, though tho station was still surrounded by the mob, three mall and pas senger trains were allowed to leave, but no more trains were sent out on Saturday in any direction. Gov. Carroll having notified president Hayes that he had no state troops competent to cope with the mob, was rromised U. S. troops, meantime being authorized to draw what guns and artillerymen ho needed trom FortMclIenry. Thus Saturday passed with out any more violence, though the utmost nnxicty prevailed all day. On Sunday three companies of U. S. sol diers arrived from Willis Point, N. Y. While marching though the streets they were, like the militia on Friday night, assailed by the mob with missiles. Finally a heavy piece of rock hit a soluier on tke head, inflicting a painful wound, upon which the order was given to h alt 1" and the rioters at once ti ok fright and fled. Since Sunday a revenue cutter has been sta. tioned at Locust Point w ith her guns trained ou available points in the city ; regular troops with batteries have been stationed at oth er points; and wi;h five hundred regular aud picked p lice, it u believed Baltimore is sate against any further outbreak. The troops promised from Baltimore failing to arrive at Cumberland, Gen. French, on Sat urday, sent three c impanies of U. S. regulars to that place from Martinsburg, ana since then Cumberland has beta as quiet as need h: wished, aud the railroad company has made U a point t r collecting its iule locomo tives and freight cars. And thus, by thejudic ious distribution of regular troops, the whole B. O. road to the Ohio river is out of dan ger, though the company don't dare to send freight trains over the road, find in cone the Maryland an J West Virginia peach men are la despair, as they will i sc hundreds of thousands of dollars during the next month or two unless they can market their fruit. .It rittiburff. While Baltimore, ou Friday night or last week was thus a seething caldron of mobism, the employees of tho Pennsylvania Central were ripening for similar scenes at Pittsburg. All the hands of the freight trains had struck during the day, and not only a strong extra police force, but a regiment ot volunteer sol diers, were on duty to guard against mob vio lence. The strikers being asked as to their purpose, said there would be no interference with passenger trains, but if any man attempt ed to leave the city with a freight tram, "God help him!'' The railroad company was alarmed, and having no faith in the Pittsburg militia, seut a regiment ot volunteers from Philadelphia. They arrived at Pittsburg on Saturday at 1 i m., and an hour later were placed in charge near the round house at the 23th street crossing. Presently Sheriff Fife came along with fifty men to arrest the ring-; unwiiliugly, but gent-rally considered it use. leaders ot the strike, and the Philadelphia! iCSi3 Xo undertake to stem the general torrent, troops were sent to rcove tlic crowd frnrji in.Tc rcsBit t that freight trains tt all the front of him. As they advanced they wercjroacs ;u aaj out of Chicago are stt pped, an el assailed by a volley of stones, upon which the troops began to fire into the crowd on the hillside from which the stones came. The shots were returned, aud the fusilado was kept up until fourteen men were killed, and six teen wounded, most of the sufferers being In nocent parties. The Pittsburg regiment, which was guarding a battery at the round house, refused to aid the Philadelphia hussars and, throwing down their arms, returned to the city. By six o'clock quiet was restored at the crossing, but no trains were allowed to be moved, the soldiers occupying one side of the track and the strikers the other. By 8 o'clock r. m., however, the mob began to assemble in tearui numoers, anu me jius- sarsM were obliged to take refuge in the round . - - - - . . ,.i..uir... house. By 12 o'clock at night, the moo Hav ing sacked all the gunshops in the city, sur rounded the round house like howlingdemons. As they were unable to fight the men insiele the building on equal terms, they began to set fire to the cars, of which several hundred were near by loaded with oil. Many others loaded with merchandise were broken open, plundered by the mob and then set on fire. Thus over two thousand cars were destroyed involving the loss of millions of property. Meantime things were getting hot for the poor hussars in the round house, that was now sur- rounded by blazing cars, and, deciding 'l'! it was better to run tne risK oi ueing snor The f;rst serious encounter between the mob than to burn to death, they left the round , anJ police ()CCUm.j oa Wednesday evening, house in a compact body. The mob hooted,. whc thc nU)!j) Luraberiiu' ,.it 000 men yelled and fired upon them, but by returning am boys weut u tL(J yurJs ol th(, c 3 q the tire and keeping together they got away Lo;iJ nmT c.n..d .,nJ 1Glh fc,rctt) tJ ccxritl with the loss of halt a dozen men, and made the mtn t0 q.;:t work xineteea policemen for the U. S. Arsenal, where they supposed, nppeiliea and oruered the crowd to disperse, they would be safe. To their amazement, and ' Th j reg!1ouilcd with a shower of stcnes. to the disgrace of the commandant, Maj. Buf- fiiiL'ton, the doors of the arsenal weie closed against them, and then, in some dismay the now thoroughly harrassed and frightened men fled precipitately up the river towards Sharps- burg, where next day they were found en trenched, in a badly demoralized and exhaus ted condition. Meanwhile the fire which the mob had kindled raged all night and next morning, never ceasing until it had destroyed 2000 loaded cars, the round house, railroad depot, the large hotel near the depot and many other buildings bordering the railroad for over a mile from Grant street to 28th. The total loss is not less than ten millions ol dol lars. After such a night of horrors the mob might well call a halt, and on Monday, and ever siDce, for that matter, the city in saia f oej "quiet," that is, quiet iu thc sense of stand ing on torpedoes liable every moment to ex. plode. There is a heavy police force on duty, and several regiments of local militia are un der arms, but with all that show of force, and Gov. Hartranft at their back, nobody in Pitts- burg dares to start a freight train on any of Turuer jja;j anj other points, and with ail ot the railroads to the cast or west. It is idle tbem tLe po!ice mora or less severe en to say that there is an end of the mob until counterS( but with no serious loss on either that can be done. Ev,en the passenger trains' gl(je are run by the strikers and not by the officers! Tlje mob to be composed of tramps, of the companies,' whose orders are treated with contempt. IteittllnK, I'll. The devil that has charge of the riot busi ness, though unquestionably a spirit damned, is not omnipresent, lie skipped from Mar tinsburg to Baltimore, where he had his car nival on Friday night and Saturday morning; he spends Saturday night and Sunday at Pittsburg, and next turns up at I; -ading, 1 a., on Sunday night and Monday. The trouble began alter the arrival of the passenger train from Philadelphia at 10 o'clock Sunday night. About a thousand men followed the train to the passenger depot, and ordering no trains to leave, commenced obstructing the tracR. Two cabooses and a train of freight cars were set on fire, the track for some dis tance was torn up, and then the Lebanon Valley bridge over the Schuylkill, a maguili. cent structure, costing 139,030, was set ou n-rit structure. COSlinc was sei u fire and C kstroyed. Next day (Monday) the gathered in force along the lading railroad, mi J destroyed portions of the Jtrack, nnd stopped all the train, In the evening seven compan es ot the Pennsylvania "Guards" I arrived, and as they passed through a deep; cut on Penn street, were availed with stones, Thev turned and fired oa the mob, doing Wl,rk" among the immense concourse of people in the vicinity, among whom were many respectable citizens, as we-Il as women ... ,vi... i,e5 u-u ,iu.v na., uu,UuU. v ''--' . . ' I thero? ) Five persons were Killed ami aooui 2 ) wounded. During the night the mob broke into the armory of thc Heading Uiflcs and also sack ed a tun store, and next day busied them selves in tearing up the railroad track between If i.'ii! in i. mid Pottstown. without any inter liu.iiunu, niui"'ii uj ntly from the brave local roil- ference apparen if. a. Since then the main line of the important railroad from the Scuylkill coal mines to Phil adelphia is lying idieand useless, and there U a etncral blockade of all cars, freight and passenger, because the strikers have torn up ticipated from a mas of tramps wuo nau a the trick. The rich Schuylkill valley is cut1 en advantage of the confusion to invade the off trcm trade with the wtrlJ, and from all! city, and seek opportunity for marauding un appearance will remain so for quite tice.'der cover of the Ce-nfusion. Trouble is said to be brewing In the coal re gion and the miners will join in the strike. Meantime, in heaven's nuic what do they all expect to make Ly it? The destructicn wrought around Hea ling must throw thous ands of mi cers sud others out ol work for an indefinite time. C"n the wealthy owners of the railroad and coal mines be made to suffer in any degree at all comparable with the de mented strikers': Six companies of U.S. troops have arrived in Heading, and there will be no more mob violence. Thus far there appears to Lac been corapsr itively little violence. The demoralization , amoni the railroad men began fairlyto show it- self on Holiday morning, when a band of strik ers, mainly from the Bauiiuorc u Ouio and Michigan Central ro.v.ls, went around from de pot to depot an.l freight house to freight L juse of the twenty or thirty dillercnt roads tint ter minate there and ordered the men to stop work. In most instances the men did so cost on some roads the passenger trains would be stopped also, ociy that where the companies stop their passenger trains, the strikers take them In charge atid run then:. Another feature about the Chicago s'.r.lic is that a communistic rabble with which that city h infested, have availed theiaselves ci the excitement of the tiae to lorward their eight hour project. They have raised a t:ob of ragamuffins of two or tlaee thousand, and with these go from factory to factory and shop to shop, and order all the operatives to ctaej wont on the pretense cl striking for tight hours a day. Not one in a bundled of tLe hands thus compelled to stop work has the remottst desire to do so, but complies with tLe unreaSonable demand be cause he fears the vengeance of L i (,i,au:nc. Until Thursday there wa3no force to resist the unreasonable demands ol the mob except tLe city police, who, however, did pret ty well, having in a few rough and tumble encounters killed some of the ruffians while generally getting away with whole heads themselvee. Gov. Cullom, however, promised to be ready with military aid should Chicago need it, and on Wednesday two companies of U. S. regulars anived at Chicago who Lave taken quarters in the exposition building, and will be oa Land for "business," v.-Lea the exigency aiiscs. T1)t. policu firt.a huU tLe rou..-)13 n. br.ck. The police would have Lad the worst cf it but for a timely reinforcement, when the mcb was dispersed. Two men only were killed ia thc engagement and about a dozen wounded. All Wednesday night, ha.vtvcr, the mob spirit seemed to be gathering force, and on Thursday morning a rsgimeHt cf local mili tia with a battery were brought to the aid of the police. About 0 o'clock the mob were reported to be gathering at West 12th and Halstead street, and a party of police being sent there were fired into by the mob and several policemen wounded. A detachment of cavalry and a couple of guns were sent to their aid and re stored quiet. Before noon the mob here had surged northward as far as Harrison street, so that finally several cannon shot were red among them, which finally dispersed them, but with no serious destruction of life. Other mobs occurred during the day at the South Chicago Kolling Mill and Nell's tan nery, on Archer Avenue; at the C. B. & Q. round house at ICth and Halsted street; at roughs, boys- and all sorts of idle rubbish, who roam the streets and in the excitement find means to steal loose property, and pick the pockets of careless spectators. We need give no further details, however, of the situation in Chicago, as the Chicago daily papers have already carried to most of our readers more detailed accounts than we can hope to give. Thc main point of interest to the country is, that all trade with Chicago and the east is at a stand still w hile the com motion lasts, and that gram, cattle, &c, will be is hard property to dispose of for cash ns Marseilles water lots. Oilier C'ltien. In Philadelphia a vast mob took possession of the road, tore up track, burned trains of oil, aud inaugurated a reign of terror, now in check by local and U. S. troops. At Ilarnsburg, after thc stoppage oi trains . - - , by the mob for several days, on ednesday most of the men thrown out o -payment by the strike wc ..uB , ., they were afforded protection. The IW vania and Philaue Iphia and Head ng Lail- , .....ire n,u-n nn plfort tf Mart roaa conn-. - freight train, uuruip " " ttie military companies at u,c will probably be detailed at important points to see that no violence is done At Scranton ai he trains on the Delaware ! and Lackawana Hailroad were stopped, and !,.,.., Th. streets arc lllV v AU I U lilt. 11 1 - thronged with minets, wko It is feared will join the mob. At Cincinnati a lot of worthless fellows en deavored to precipitate matters, on Monday, by changing switches, etc., but railroad men their selves naid little attention to them. An i - i . Ohio & Mississippi K. H. bridge was tired, but promptly exunguisuca. At Columbus, Ohio, the strike was ia force, and strikers compelled the bands at the rol ling mills, clay works, etc, to join them but no violence was used. fc-me troub.e was an- sjme trouoie was u-