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The Belgian miners' strike has ended.
Ashland, Wis., suffered $20,000 loss by
a rain storm.
The public debt was reduced 9833,073
during August.
Goal miners in the Belleville, 111-, dis
trict have struck.
Eighty miners were suffocated by an
explosion at Galioia.
It is said England proposes a federa
tion of the Balkan states.
Fire destroyed two and a half blocks
at Hiawatha, Kan., Tuesday.
Farmers around South Bend, Ind., are
suffering from wheat thieves.
Henry George has reached New York
from a tour around the world.
Wm. H. Ferguson, a railroad con
tractor, died at Rushville, Ind.
Two unknown brothers were drowned
at Garfield park, Chicago, Sunday.
The broom corn cutters in Cole and
Douglass counties, 111., are on a strike.
President Harrison's family have re
moved from Cape May to Cresson, Pa.
Chicago boarding house keepers ehav
formed a union and want higher prices.
The wife of Judge Cooley of the inter
state commerce commission died at Ann
The house passed the bill providing for
government inspection of mines in the
The Republicans of the Fifth Michi
gan district nominated Ghas. W. Wat
kins for congress.
The great strike of the journeymen
carpenters of Chicago has opened. About
6,000 of them are idle.
Thos. Bush, a company lineman at
Cincinnati, caught a live wire in his bare
hand and died instantly.
An immense four-story brick building
fell in New Orleans. It is reported ten
were killed by falling debris.
The senate passed the senate bill ap.
preprinting $50,000 for a site of a public
building at Sheboygan, Wis.
The scaffolding in a building at New
Orleans gave way, killing four men and
Beriously wounding two others.
A train was held up near Pensacola
Junction, Fla., by robbers. The extent
of the robbery is unknown as yet.
Senator Sherman has introduced a bill
for reciprocity on coal with Canada,
looking to ultimate general reciprocity.
The experiment of transmitting opera
music from the opera house to the thea
ter proved a complete success at Berlin.
A duel at Middlesborough, Ky., re
sulted in the death of Steve Wannick
and the fatal wounding of Marsh Tur
The New York Central officials say
traffic haB been fully resumed, but Pow
derly denies it, and there the matter
It is said the creditors of Potter, Lov
ell & Co., of Boston, who failed, will re
ceive their money in full in a few
It is said the United States will re
move the duty on French art if France
will remove prohibition against Ameri
can pork.
The house committee on territories ap
pointed a subcommittee to visit Arizona
and New Mexico to see if they should be
come states.
A gas explosion at Seattle, Wash., in
jured a number of people, among whom
was Dr. Otis F. Presbury, editor of the
Public Opinion.
Prominent glass and plate manufac
turers met in Chicago for the purpose of
forming an organization, the character of
which is unknown.
The president nominated John F.
Ross, dem cratic postmaster at Wash
ington, D. C., to be commissioner of the
District of Columbia.
During the labor parade at Allegheny
City American mechanics broke into the
ranks and tore down a German flag
which Bome bakers were carrying.
Mrs. Sarah Mclntyre, of Philadelphia,
and two children burned to death from
an oil explosion Tuesday. Chas. Mcln
tyre has been arrested as an incendiary
The St. Louis pceserve trust tried to
enjoin one of its members against mak
ing jellies contrary to agreement, but the
United States court refused the petition.
Blackstone & Co., the large engineer
ing firm of Stamford, Eng., conceded its
employes a reduction in work of one
hour daily and an advance of 5 per cent,
in wages.
terday, causing a loss of $200,000 par
tially insured.
In. a train wreck at Eagle Grove,Wash.,
caused by a broken rail, sixteen persons
were injured and Ben Young, a base ball
umpire and J. D. Keepler of Bed Bluff,
Cal., were killed.
City Counsellor Yerger, of Kansas
City, on behalf of the city, brings suit
against defaulting ex-City Treasurer
Peak and his bondsmen to recover a
$21,881.25 defalcation.
Fire destroyed the five story building
on East Fifty-sixth street, New York,
occupied by the Rossemere cigar factory,
and a man named Hagan, a roofing man
ufacturer, and Daniel Hillan are thought
to have been killed. The adjoining
buildings suffered somewhat. Loss,
The conferees on the river and har
bor bill have reached an agreement and
signed their report. Appropriations for
work on the Missouri river were reduced
from $1,250,000 to $1,100,000. As it
pafased the house, the bill appropriated.
$19,948,445 as it passed the senate, $25,
786,853 as agreed to in conference, $24,
Farmers living in the vicinity of Lake
Contrary, Mo., whiah the government re
oently ceded to St Joseph, are greatly
incensed over the attempt by the city to
out a canal between the upper and lower
lake. Three of them armed and drove
the contractor's gang away. The farm
en have a road across the bar and don't
want it destroyed.
The Plumed Knight Gives His Views
as to What Oar Trade Rela
tions Should Be,
And Says a Point Has Been Beached
Where It Becomes a Duty to
Extend Trade.
Our Great Mistake, He Thinks, Has
Been in Repealing: Duties With
out Getting a Return.
He Does Not Believe His Policy of
Reciprocity Could Be Called
Free Trade.
A Masterly Speech.
WATERVILLE, Me., Aug. 29.—A public
mass meeting was held to-night, and af
ter Governor Burleigh made a speech,
President A. W. Small of Colby univer
sity, introduced as ''the leader of the re
publican party and the famous advocate
of an interesting and progressive protec
tive tariff, Hon. James G. Blaine." In
regard to the national questions, Blaine
said: "I wish to deolarethe opinion that
the United States has reached a point
where one of the highest duties is to en
large the area of its foreign trade. Un
der the benificent policy of protection we
have developed a volume of manufactures
whioh, in many departments, overruns
the demands of the home market. In
the field of agriculture, with the im
mense propulsion given in it by agricul
tural implements, we can do far more
than produce breadstuffs and provisions
for our own people nor would it be am
bitious destiny for so great a country as
ours to manufacture only what we can
consume or to produce only what we can
eat. We are already, in many fabrics
and in many products, far beyond that,
is expansion. I mean expansion of trade
with countries where we can find profita
ble exchanges. We are not seeking an
nexation of territory. Certainly we do
not desire it, unless it should come by
the volition of the people who might ask
the priceless boon of a place under the
flag of the Union. I feel sure that for a
long time to come the people of the
United States will be wisely content
with our present area, and not launoh
upon any scheme of annexation. At the
same time, I think we should be unwisely
content if we did not seek to engage
in what Young Pitt so well termed
For nearly thirty years now the United
States has had the great advantage of a
protective tariff, by far the longest un
broken period that its industrial policy
has been in force since the federal gov
ernment was organized. Happily the
great majority of our people, without
strict regard to party lines, believe that
the results to the American people from
the protective policy has been incalcul
able, aggregating in a quarter of a cen
tury of national and individual wealth
beyond that ever dreamed of before in
history af the world". Mr. Blaine then
briefly recited what he termed
and next spoke of a system of reciproci
ty, not in conflict with the protective
tariff, but supplementary thereto, and
presenting a field of enterprise that will
richly repay the effort and energy of the
American people. We shall find it in
structive and valuable to examine into
the sources of our imports and the desti
nation of our exports, and to strike a
balance between the two. Take last
year, 1889. In that year our whole ex
ports to all countries in the three con
tinents of Europe, Asia and Africa and
to Australia, Canada and Hawaii
amounted, in round numbers, to $658,
000,000 and our imports from all those
countries amounted, in round numbers,
to $529,000,000, showing that from that
vast trade we had a balance of $129,000,
000 it our favor, equivalent to that
amount of gold among our people. But
when all accounts are closed, instead of
having $129,000,000 in our favor, we had
a balance of $13,000,000 against us for
our foreign trade. We must, therefore,
have lost $142,000,000 in our commerce
with countries outside of those to which
1 have referred. Where could we have
found such
Let me tell you, we lost $41,000,000 in
Cuba, from whioh our imports were $52,
000,000 and to whioh our exports were
only $11,000,000. Forty-one million is a
pretty large Bum to lose in one island in
a single year. In the republic of Brazil
we lost $51,000,000. Our imports from
Brazil were $60,000,000 our exports to
Brazil were $9,000,000. In Mexico we
lost $10,000,000. Imports from Mexico
were $21,000,000 our exports were $11,
000,000. To sum it all up, our imports
from the countries south of us, both in
sular and continental, on this hemis
phere, were $216,000,000. The balance
against us in our trade with those coun
tries, therefore, is $142,000,000, exceed
ing our gains from all the rest of the
world. By no figure of speech can we
that our trade with our American neigh
bors is in a prosperous condition. How
can this state of affairs be remedied?
You have heard a great deal said within
the past ten years by our democratic
friends about the iniquity of the repub
lican party keeping up the war tariff.
As a matter of fact the war tariff haB not
been kept up but has been amended over
and over again until the revision of 1883
left Bcaroely any trace of the actual tariff
that,was in operation at thecloseof the
war and for a few years afterwards.
During the war we were compelled to tax
almost everything in air, in water, on
earth and under earth, lie necessities
of the government were so great that we
oould allow aearoely anything to be im
ported without paying tribute* and I
think that no, patriotic man can deny,
that that was a wise policy, We were
not then studying the philosophy of
trade relations, but how to save the life
of the nation.
and we seized it whenever we oould
reach it lawfully, but during the last
eighteen years a great change- has been
made. So entirely has the war tariff
been abolished, that in the fiscal year
ending June 30,1889, the articles admit
ted free were considerable more than one
third of all imports. To be exact, im
ported articles that paid duty exceeded
$488,000,000 in value, and imported arti
cles that paid no duty exceeded $250,000,
000 in value. The inevitable tendency
is, Lthink, toward increase of the free
list. Our great mistake was made when
we began to repeal the war duties on so
large an amount of imports. Any duty
repealed was a favor and advantage to
the exporting country, and we have
asked nothing in return. Instead of
this course (which, I must say, was one
of carelessness and wastefulness of both
political parties), every repeal of duty
should have been preoedea by a most
thorough investigation, and whenever it
was found practicable to export anything
from the United States, and thus
it should have been done. I do not, of
course, intend to declare or to imply that
we could have secured the free admis
sion of $256,000,000 of American pro
ducts into the countries whose products
we purchase annually to that Amount.
The rioher country cannot expect to get
complete reciprocity in amount from
countries less wealthy. But whatever
we should have received would have
been dear gain, as in all future repeal
of duties whatever we may be able to get
will be clear gain. It is not a question
of setting deliberately to work to estab
lish reciprocal exchanges. But with all
duties we have thus far repealed, it has
been a question of whether we should
get something or get nothing. We have
chosen with our eyes shut to get nothing.
1 hope, now, with our eyes open, that we
shall in the future choose to -get some
thing." He did not think this policy of
reciprocity could be made to mean ulti
mate free trade. Other speakers fol
Xires, Incendiary and Otherwise.
MINNEAPOLIS, Sept. 1.—About 10
o'clock this morning flames broke out in
the basement of the premises just
vacated by the Tribune in moving into
its new office. The firemen had a stub
born fight and at 11 o'clock the fire
seemed to be under control, but a few
minutes later it broke out again with
great fury. The damage is estimated at
$8,000. The Tribune had removed all
their property from the place.
COMO, Col., Sept. 1.—Wolford house
burned this morning. The fire caught
in a room on the seconafloor, whioh was
occupied by an invaUdheho, it is thought
overturned a lamp and started the fire.
Although the department was on
hand promptly the fire was under
too great headway to possibly
save the building. Three persons
were burned to death and their remains
were found in the ruins. One has been
identified as Wm. Prior, who has been
employed by the Western Union Tele
graph company as line repairer, but the
others are unknown.
ERIE, Pa., Sept 1.—Late this after
noon fire broke out in Bausoherd Bros.'
planing mill in the heart of the city. The
mills and stock were entirely destroyed,
entailing a loss of $125,000 on plant and
finished stock. The residences of Alder
man Curtze and Mrs. Metz were also de
stroyed, adding $20,000 to the loss. The
insurance was but $15,000. The fire is
believed to have been incendiary.
Base Ball—Friday.
Boston 2, Cincinnati 1.
Philadelphia 4, Chicago 0..
Brooklyn 10, Cleveland 6.
New York 1, Pittsburg 0.
Boston 18, Pittsburg. 0.
Philadelphia 8, Buffalo 0.
Brooklyn 10, Cleveland 9.
New York 11, Chicago 4.
Syracuse 9, Louisville 10.
Baltimore 2, St. Louis 6.
St Paul 12, Lincoln 2.
Omaha 2, Kansas City 7.
Sioux City 5, Denver 2.
Electricity Will Kill,
WHEELING, W. Va., Aug. 29.—At 7
o'clock this evening a colored man
named Joe Solmon, employed in the
Wheeling Terminal railroad company's
tunnel now in course of construction,
stepped on the wire whioh supplies the
current to the arc electric lights used in
the tunnel headings and was instantly
killed. An Italian who was known only
by his number, stepped on the same wire
just as Solmon fell and was also instant
ly killed. Two other men were shocked
in taking the corpses from, the wire.
Both men wore thin soled leather boots
and neither body was burned or man
gled in any way.
Burned by Acid.
NEW YOBK, Aug. 30.—The City of
Chester, of the Inman line, was lying at
her dock to-night when suddenly an ex
plosion occurred in the hold where sev
eral men were engaged in unloading the
vessel. One of the number of carboys of
oarbolio acid had burst and the fluid
burned three men, who were sent with
all possible speed to St Vincent hos
pital. One of them, Neil Kennedy,
40, a resident of Jersey City, was
burned by flying fluid that he soon
The other two will recover. They are
Andrew Doyle and Joseph MoGuire,
both of New York oity.
yA Pinkerton Hisused. -,
TRIPES HILL, N. Y., Sept h—APin
kerton detective was assaulted and badly
beaten near the New York Central sta
tion here last night He will lose the
sight of one eye. During the afternoon
he visited a hotel and while there find a
revolver in the bar room.. He was nnder
the influenoe of liqnor and was abusive.
He wore a uniform and oarried a blub.
His name has not been learned. BB i^as
sept to Albany before daylight on a
might train. Sheriff Schuyler. ofMont
gomery oounty, Eas been notified.
J. S. Clarkson, Assistant Postmaster
General, Concludes His Services
in the Department.
Trouble Brewing Among the Chicago
Carpenter and Bosses, and a
Strike May Result.
A Han at San Andrews, Cal., Mur
ders His Wife and then Com
mits Suicides.
Three Men Killed at Cleveland, 0.,
by a Train—Chicago Workmen
to Observe Labor Day.
Beata the Record.
WASHINGTON, Aug. 30.—J. S. Clark
son, first assistant postmaster general,
practically concluded his service in the
postoffice department to-day. The pres
ident much desired his further continu
ance in the place, but Clarkson was una
ble to remain longer. It is stated Clark
son assumed the office in March, 1889,
only at the strong persuasion of the
president, republican national commit
tee and leading men of the garty, and
that he has remained in it against his
own wishes. Clarkson will very soon as
sume the presidency of the Judson Pneu
matic railway company, which applies
new princiDles to locomotion and to mo
tive power in cities and which is now
building a railway in Washington oity.
In his nearly eighteen montliB in office,
Clarkson appointed 26,675 fourth-olass
postmasters, and established 5,560 new
postoffices, making his record 32,335 in
all. All appointments in the postoffice
department are made up in the office
of the first assistant, and in
the presidential offices 2,217 ap
pointments have been made
during Clarkson's offiicial time, leaving
only 400 of that class of offices unchanged.
This is the largest record in changes and
in the establishment of offices ever made
in the same length of time. A striking
feature is the number of new offices es
tablished. A department official speak
ing of this, said: "In these offices has
been illustrated Clarkson's broad policy
as an official. Of the new offices created,
159 are in the New England states 571 in
the middle states 1,686 in what is called
the nirthwest, extending from Ohio to
Dakota 487 in the mountain and Pacific
coast states, and 3,609, or over half of all,
in the southern states." The men most
prominently named as Clarkson's suc
cessor are M. L. Michner of Indiana, N.
C. Payne of Wisconsin, Chauncey I. Fil
ley of Missouri, John N. Irwin of Iowa,
Samuel Fessendenof Connecticut, W. W.
Morrow of California, and T. 0. Fowler,
the chief clerk of the office.
Chicago Carpenters May Attain Strike.
CHICAGO, Aug. 30.—That there will
be a general strike of the union carpen
ters on Monday is now considered a fore
gone conclusion, and the leaders are pre
paring for it President Goldie of the
old bosses association, whioh employs
non-union men, issued an address to the
employes of that association, warning
them of the danger of a strike at this
season of the year and promising them
steady employment if they remain at
work. The carpenters have enlisted the
the active sympathy of the bricklayers'
union, said to be the most powerfnl or
ganization in Chicago. As a result of
the conference between the bricklayers
and carpenters, the former will demand
of the Master Builders' association a set
tlement of the carpenters' strike by arbi
tration. The boss carpenters are in a
sense a subordinate part of the Master
Builders association. Should arbitration
again be refused, a general strike in the
building trades here is not altogether im
probable. Such an event would directly
involve 25,000 workingmen.
Base Ball—Saturday.
Athletics 3, Columbus 8.
Athletics 2, Columbus 7.
Baltimore 4, St Louis 7.
Rochester 5, Toledo 4.
Boston 5, Cincinnati 6,
Philadelphia 9, Chicago 10.
Brooklyn 2, Cleveland 0.
New York 5, Pittsburg 0.
New York 7, Pittsburg 3.
Boston 16, Pittsburg 4.
Boston 5, Pittsburg 2.
Philadelphia 8, Buffalo 3.
Brooklyn 14. Cleveland 10.
New York 6, Chicago 7.
St Paul 7, Lincoln 5. .5
Oiqaha 16, Kansas City 6.
Minneapolis 6, Milwaukee 0.
Sioux City 8, Denver 7.
Preparing for Lobor Day.
CHICAGO, Aug. 30.—The various or
ganizations and unions that are to par
ticipate in the great parade on labor day
were busy to-day arranging for. the
event. It has been decided that the
unions shall appear in regalia, signifying
the order Or trade. It has been esti
mated that 35,000 will participate in par
ade. Of this number the committee on
arrangements expect from 20,000 to 25,
000 to oome from trades and labor as
semblies and the remainder will be fur
nished by the Knights of Labor. The
parade will be formed on the Lake front
in five divisions, each division made un of
trades which are naturally nllind- The
day will be spent in picnic .and games.
Knocked Into Eternity by an Xxpreaa.
CLEVELAND, O., Aug. 30.—Binehart
Schneider, Patrick Dooley and Mi«W]
Daly, the first two employes of a brew
ery and the last named, foreman of the
National Carbon works, were instantly
killed about 7 o'clock wis evening by the
Lake Shore express. The three men
were orossinf the track On a beer wagon
when the train, whioh was running about
thirty miles an hour, struok them.
The State Goes Democratic With the
Canal Majority-One Han Killed.
LITTLE BOOK, Ark., Sept 1.—The
state and county elections to-day pasi
off quietly so far as known at this hour
(11 p. m-X Nothing more than a few dis
turbances of ordinary character have oc
curred and these did not effect the re
sults. No troubles whatever here. Par
tial returns and estimates received by
the Gazette from thirty of the seventy
five counties in the state indicate a large
ly increased majority for Governor
Eagle and the democratic state ticket
over two years ago, when his majority
was 15,000. Democratic majorities on
oounty officers and legislators has been
correspondingly increased. Democrats
claim the state by from 25,000 to 30,000
majority. In the third ward and several
townships in this (Pulaski) county
double polling places were established,
owing to a charge that the county judge
violated the law in appointing judges of
election. The oounty ia close and the
result may turn on a judicial construc
tion of law defining that official's duties.
LITTLE BOOK, Sept 1.—A special from
Conway says that John McCullough was
shot and killed there to-night. It is sup
the shooting was done by J. L.
illiams, who ran against McCullongh's
brother for sheriff, in a dispute over the
Interesting to Dakota Politicians.
ST. PAUL, Sept 3.—Grand Forks spec
ial to Pioneer Press: The following call,
whioh appears to-night in the Scandina
vian paper, is creating quite a commotion
here among politicians:
JAMESTOWN, N. D., Aug. 27,1890.
By request and authority of the state
central committee of the Farmers' Alli
ance and Industrial Union of North Da
kota, it is hereby aunounced that there
will be a delegate state convention by
the Farmers'. Alliance and Industrial
Union held in the city of Grand Forks,
Thursday, September 25, 1890, at 2
O'clock p. m., to take the political situa
tion under consideration and adopt a
definite plan of work, nominate candi
dates for federal and state offioes,
or endorse candidates already nominated
by the republican or democratic conven
tion, as may be found necessary, and
also to transact such other business as
may be needed to the realization of our
principles and in defense of our rights
as farmers and producers. Knights of
Labor and Union Labor societies in the
state are fraternally invited to send dele
gates to our meeting. Let this conven
tion show to the world that the farmers,
prohibitionists and the friends of reform
generally in North Dakota no longer can
be driven by politioal bosses and ring
masters in the state. WALTER MUIR,
President State Farmers' Alliance and
Industrial Union.
M. WILLIAMS, Secretary.
Base Ball—Monday.
Boston 1, Chicago 4.
Boston 11, Chicago 15.
Brooklyn 10, Pittsburg 9.
Brooklyn 2, Pittsburg 3.
Brooklyn 8, Pittsburg 4.
Philadelphia 2, Cincinnati 1.
Philadelphia 5, Cincinnati 8.
New York 4, Cleveland 0.
Syracuse 7, Toledo 4.
Syracuse 10, Toledo 11.
Rochester 12, Louisville 7.
Rochester 10, Louisville 5.
Baltimore 0, Columbus 7.
Baltimore 6, Columbus 6 (darkness.)
Athletics 7, St. Louis 2.
Boston 11, Cleveland 7.
Boston 11, Cleveland 2.
Philadelphia 4, Pittsburg 7.
Philadelphia 0, Pittsburg 9.
Brooklyn 1, Chicago 13.
Brooklyn 7, Chicago 6.
New York 7, Buffalo 5.
New York 19, Buffalo 7.
Minneapolis 3. Kansas City 2.
Lincoln 11, Denver 3.
The Single Tax Convention.
NEW YOBK, Sept 3.—The single tax
delegates were promptly on hand at 10
o'clock this morning in Cooper Union.
A discuBsiontook place as to whether
women should be elected honorary mem
bers. Henry George then read the plat
form whioh had been prepared. The
main points were that all men are cre
ated equal and with certain inalienable
rights. No one shall be permitted to
hold property without a fair return.
There shall be no tax on products of la
bor, and all revenues for national, state
and municipal purposes shall be rained
by a single tax upon land values, irre
spective of improvements. The
The Chicago Carpenters Come up for
Another Bound With the Old
Bosses' Association.
The Chief of Police Issues a Bulletin
Defining1 the Duties of the
of Police Force.
An Injunction Served on All Original
Package Dealers in Fargo—
Only One Quits.
Senator Pierce Makes a Speech in
the Senate Advocating the Idea
of Reciprocity!
The Striking: Chicago Carpenters.
CHICAGO, Sept 2.—The carpenters'
council in executive session to-day de
cided that all union men in the employ
of bosses paying 37% cents per hour and
allowing eight hours for a day Bhould at
once return to work. President O'Con
nell of the council claims that over 2,000
union men have already gone to work
under the decision. All new bosses are
still employing union men but their ca
pacity has greatly diminished since last
spring. The old bosses claim they can
and are employing nearly 5,000 work
men, whioh, gives each of the 148 mem
bers in the association in good standing
about 33 men. The chief of police has
issued the following bulletin: "Police
men must not interfere or meddle in
civil matters except to prevent disturb
ance or quell one actually begun. He
must be constantly on the alert and un
der no circumstances muBt he take part
or sides on any controversy or discussion
regarding labor trouble, Btrikes or such
like. It is the duty of the police to
faithfully and impartially enforoe the
laws, to protect the property and rights
of all citizens and to preserve peace.
Workmen, whether union or non-union,
mnet not be interfered with in their work
and crowds must not be allowed to con
gregate on the streets. P. F. Marsh,
General Superintendent of Police."
Conflicting Statements.
WASHINGTON, Sept. 2.—In connection
with the presentation of conference re
port on the river and harbor appropria
tion bill in the house to-day, Chairman
Cannon, of the committee on appropria
tions, made an exhaustive statement
touching expenditures authorized during
the present session of congress. He
said that the sum of $402,134,861 is prop
erly chargeable against the probable rev
enues of the government for the fiscal
year of 1891, and when deducted from
the latter shows a surplus of $65,279,475.
Following Mr. Cannon, Representative
Sayres, of Texas, presented a statement
for his democratic colleagues on the com
mittee. It Bays that if to the appropria
tions of the present congress be added
the permanent and indefinite appropria
tions as estimated by the secretary of the
treasury, $101,628,453, we will have as
the aggregate of appropriations for the
fiscal year ending June 30,1891, $461,
844,775, as against $450,414,337 revenues,
including postal receipts, as estimated
by the secretary of the treasury, thus
making the excess of appropriation over
revenues, $11,430,442.
An Employers Protective Union.
SIDNEY, N. S. W., Sept 2.—-At a meet- '',i
ing of employers of all classes to-day,
held under the auspices of the operators
union and steamship association, it was
resolved that the time had arrived when
was loudly applauded.
A dinner and reoeption was given
Henry George at Brighton Beach hotel
to-night Five hundred and sitteen en
thusiastic single tax men and women
were present, most of whom had
the oonferenoe of the national single tax
league whioh has been in session at
Cooper Union since Monday last. Bro
kaw of South Dakota was one of the
Lumber Firm FaiU. -'f
OSHKOSH, Sept 8.—The firm of Hoxie
& Miller, one of the moat extensive lum
ber firms in Wisconsin, doing business
in Antigo and other locations, failed to
day. The failure was precipitated by an
attachment for $6,000 in favOr of the
National Bank of Oshkosh. The assets
are said to be $600,000 liabilities about
$518,000. A meeting of the creditors
wul be held shortly in this oity. The
failure may effect others and causes
widespread interest in northern Wisoon-
iV. Wiped Out the Family.
STOCKTON, Cal., Sept 1.—Informa
tion received here bom San Andrews
Saturday says that a terrible tragedy oc
curred at West Point, a mining town in
Calaveras oounty Friday night, in whioh
a man named Gallagher ahot his wife
fatallyandkilledhisson,aged about 10
years and then oommitted suicide.
necessary for employers and capi
talists to form a protective association
and co-operate in fighting the battles of
the community against aggressive union
ism. The Employers Defense associa
tion was accordingly constituted and a
committtee was appointed to draft a
scheme of colonial co-operation. A fund
was also raised to assist the ship owners
in fighting their striking employes.
MELBOURNE, Sept. 2.—Australian ship
ping trade has partly resumed. The
places made vacant on vessels by strikers
have been filled in many instances by:
non-union men, and the situation at the
gas works in this city, arising from the
strike, is improving.
Base Ball—Wednesday.
Philadelphia 6, New York 9.
Philadelphia 9, New York 5.
Brooklyn 13, Boston 4.
New York 11, Buffalo 7.
Boston 12, Cleveland 6.
Philadelphia 10, Pittsburg 11.
Athletics 4, Louisville 10.
Syracuse 10, St Louis 3.
Rochester 7, Columbus 5. .•*£,
Baltimore 2, Toledo 4.
Lincoln 6, Denver 4.
Games at Milwaukee, St Paul and
Minneapolis were postponed on account
of rain.
To the Memory of John Doyle O'Reilly
BOSTON, Sept 2.—A large audience
filled Tremont Temple to-night for.
the purpose paying tribute to the mem
ory of the late John Boyle O'Reilly. It
was a gathering representative of all
classes of society ana itu aotion plainly
showed the high esteem and honoring
which the dead poet and scholar was
held by the masses. After several
hes appropriate resolutions were
Generous Hill.
ST. PAUL, Sept 2.—J. J. Hill, the Great
Northern railroad magnate, has given.J _Sf
half a million dollars to found a Catholic
theological seminary in St Paul. TwO',j^
hundred thousand will go for the build-"'-^
ing, and the remainder to be the endow-.
ment Archbishop Ireland will be in
oharge and the trustees will be chosen on
Hill's return from yew York.
Pierce Advocates Reciprocity
WASHINGTON, Sept 8.—There was but,:/,
a small attendance at the evening session
whiob was mainly occupied by Senator
Pieroe in a speeoh advocating the idea of
The senate at
till io-morrow at 10 a. mi

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