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THE NEW ORDER. A Statement By the Brother hood Of Conductors. WHY THEY WERE ORGANIZED. Their Objects Purely Protective. History Of the Body—ltu Purposes. The following article handed to the Herald yesterday will be found to give the most complete details ever published regarding the Brotherhood of Railway Conductors, which was organized in this city in November last, and whose move ments were first chronicled in these columns: Los Angeles, January 6, ISSB. "The San Francisco Chronicle of Janu ary 3rd, in an article referring to the new Brotherhood of Railway Conductors, states that the organization was created for the purpose of making trouble, and undoubtedly refers to a possible strike. The article continues that the paper has good authority for stating that in the event of further trouble on the Burling ton the conductors in this section will help the engineers out of their trouble if possible, by aiding and abetting the strikers. The Chronicle's statement is wholly false and without any foundation. The Brotherhood of Railway Conductors emphatically denies the assertion that they were organized for the purpose of creating trouble, or in promoting any discord between themselves and their employers. The organization was effected in the city of Los Angeles, Cal., on November 13th, 1888. It is composed, with but one or two exceptions, of every competent con ductor in Southern California at present employed by the Southern Pacific and the Santa Fe companies. At the first election of grand officers the membership was 120 conductors, These men are from all quarters of the United States and are representatives from about sixty divisions of the old Order of Railway Conductors. Since the date of organiza tion the membership has nearly doubled. Four delegates are now on the road or ganizing divisions and in other ways as sisting the new Brotherhood in an effort to obtain a footing. The Brotherhood has an office at No. 336 South Spring street, Los Angeles, where can be found daily the Grand Chief Conductor and the Grand Secretary and Treasurer, busily engaged in attending to the im mediate wants of members, and in an swering an unusual amount of outside correspondence. Two divisions are now organized in Southern California, three divisions are waiting for deputies to be sent south, and this evening telegrams were received from as far East as Syracuse, N. V., ask ing for a deputy to be sent to organize divisions. Beyond the fact that the new Brotherhood is making rapid strides and. is on a firm footing, further details are unnecessary. ITS OBJECT. Now as to the object of the new Broth erhood, it is simple a protective railway organization into which any person who has run a train the prescribed length of time is eligible. It was created for the purpose of better protecting the interests of the conductors. The Order of Railway Conductors wholly fails to meet these re quirements; it is merely a social organ ization with nothing beneficial except possibly an insurance. The organization known as the Order of Bail nay Con ductors is at present officered by three or four unscrupulous, selfish men, who have used it for purely mercenary motives and made it the catspaw of every railway manager in the United States. In recog nition of these services these men have been made to feel their influence by the railway companies, and as a reward for their treachery they now find them selves rinh and influential, and their fel low conductors who made them their trusted servants, are reduced to the level of dogs in the estimation of honest, hon orable, upright labor. We quote the most noticeable case in the career of any labor organization as a fitting illustration of how conductors have been used. At the outbreak of the "Q" strike, when tbe engineers and firemen struck for what they considered a just cause, the chief officers of the Order of Railway Conductors assured the Burlington man agement that the conductors embraced in the Order of Railway Conductors would stand by them and fight the engi neers. C. S. Wheaton, the Grand Chief Conductor, issued a circular, totally un warranted and unauthorized, condemn ing the action of the "Q." strikers and calling upon the conductors to get in and fight their own fellow trainmen. Of the conductors the "Q " had who were mem bers of the Order of Railway Conductors the majority aided and helped the "Q " out by running engines, piloting green "scab" engineers and, in the language of to-day, made "scabs" of themselves. What reward did they get ? Let some conductor answer, when the boycott was declared and the brakemen and switchmen struck and refused to handle freight. To illustrate: The Chicago, Milwaukee and St. Paul Railway sent eighty conductors to Chicago to take the places of the striking switchmen. These conductors did so at the request of their officials and by authority from C. S. Wheaton. When the difficulty was set tled, what did they get? The most of them were discharged, and what few of them remained on passenger trains the company put collectors aboard of same, a direct INSULT TO I'll KIR HONESTY. It is a notorious fact that these con ductors were nearly all on the verge of dismissal, but were retained and a spot ter put on with them at the expense of their manhood. Since then they have .got to thinking among themselves, and have concluded that any man who will undertake the downfall of a fellow em- Sloyee who has a just cause and who un ertakes to obtain satisfaction from a corporation who are using every means to crush them and keep them down, is unworthy even of his own respect. The "Q" trouble caused intense hard feelings between engineers and conductors, and to promote the old harmony and do away with a repetition of the same, to further their own individual interests and place themselves in a light to command respect from both themselves and their fellow railroad men, this new Brotherhood was organized. The question will be asked, "Why did these conductors do all this dirty work?" It is well known that a certain clause in the obligation prevented them from striking, but the majority were ignorant as to the real meaning of the clause, and it was either wrongly con strued or else these men who took the places of the strikers failed to realize until too late what a sudden turn affairs would take if this was continued. Railway employees in general throughout the United States, whether they be locomo tive engineers, conductors, brakenien, THE LOS ANGELES DAILY HERALD: MONDAY MORNING. JANUARY 7. 1889. firemen or switchmen, are awake to the fact that their interests are all identical, and that the time will come when they mast all stand together. It will take time, but the time will surely come, and the purpose will be accomplished in a wav not at present explainable. The new Brotherhood of Conductors wish it understood that it is at war with no other class of railway employees, that it looks to all classes for help, and that their sole purpose is to renew the most amicable relations possible with engineers, brake men and others, and their last and gieatest view is to protect themselves. THE GOLD FIELDS. How the Prospectors are Hushing; In that Direction. A gentleman recently returned from the gold fields near rim nix, Arizona, called at the Herald office yesterday morning and furnished the following in formation regarding the condition of affairs: The recent golddiscovery some seventy or eighty miles southwest of Phoenix, Arizona, has had the usual effect of at tracting miners and prospectors from all points of the compass, although the movement has not yet reached formida ble proportions. It is a dull time now in many of the raining districts, and those who follow prospecting for the precious metals as their life business are irresisti bly impelled to test the value of every newly reported "find." There is a sorry lot of disappointed adventurers strung along the line of the Southern Pacific railroad in Maricopa county, having an indistinct idea of the locality of the re ported rich gold pi acer 3; but believing it to be easy to reach from either one of sev eral small railroad stations west of Mari copa station, they purchased tickets, some to Gila Bend, some to Sentinel, and others to as far west as Mohawk. Arrived at those points, they not only to find it im passible to purchase there the necessary burros, food and mining implements that constitute a prospector's outfit, but also to find themselves on the wrong side of the Gila, the stream being swollen bank full from recent rains, with no prospect of speedy abatement. Others, better posted as to the situation, are on the ground and are industriously searching the soil contiguous to the valuable claims already taken up. A formidable obstacle to the work is the lack of water. But for that, there would already be a lively camp established there. The availability of the large tract of arable land lying iv the Salt River and the Gila valleys, in Maricopa county, has hitherto Datu rully had the effect of turning attention away from the mineral ranges, but it is pretty generally believed that during the present year there will be a thorough examination made of the ranges along the Verde, Salt and Gila rivers, and it may yet prove to be the richest gold dis trict in Arizona. The "Lilly" hams and bacon are the only meats smoked in Southern Califor nia, therefore are fresher than any other meats offered for sale on the market. Are We to Have Another War? Some political prophets aver that we shall. Be trat as it battle waged by medical we arrive at that Utopian epoch when the human family shall cease to be afflicted with bod ly aliments Oue of the most potent weapons which the armory of mediciue fur nishes, is Hostetter's Btomach Bitters, which is of special utility as a family remedy, ai it Is adapted to the immediate relief and ultimate cure of those disorders of the stomach, liver and bowels which are of commonest occur rence. Indigestion, biliousness and consti pation are inseparable companions, ond these silments are completely eradicated by the Bitters. But the remedial scope of this super latively wholesome aud genial medicine takes in also nervous ailments, rheumatism and kidney troubles; its action in these, as in the other complaints, being characterized by un equalled thoroughness. Wanted. The proprietors of Home & Abel's White Pine Balsam, would like to hear from any pur chaser of their mediciue who has not found It to be the most efficient remedy for coughs, colds, whooping c.ugh, croup or any lung difficulty that has ever been devised. Remem ber the name. Home i Abel's White Pine Bal sam. For sale by all druggists. Price, 25 cents and $1. Dropsy and Paralysis. UK. FLINT'S REMEDY prevents the devel opments of all those terrible diseases de pend, ent upon disease of the heart, such as dropsy inflammation of the lungs, paralysis and men tal derangement. Descrittive treatise with each bottle; or, address Msck Drug Co., N. Y. Crown Flour. Why pay $I.UO when you can buy as good for lets. Cross-Eyes Straightened Without the slightest danger by Dr. Slocum, No. 320 South Main, "Moro Castle." Crown Flour. Crown Flour. Ask your grocer for it Always reliable. Seventy five dollar large residence lots on Mateo and Santa Fe aye. car line. Water piped free. Call on H. M Ames, 9N. Main St. Go to S.M. Perry's For anything you want in the way of gas fix tures, plumbing goods, etc. No. 30 South Main Si. Bath tubs made toorder. Don't Pay $1.60 for Other Brands When you can get the Crown for less. BARNETT & CO., the only exclusive whole sale cigar and tobacco house in the city, comer of Los Angeles aud Commercial streets. TENTS at Foy's harness Shop, 217Lo*Angeles street. Vignes A McGregor. 134 North Main streets Children Cry for Pitcher's Castoria. Hotel Keepers, Attention! THE HOTEL Del CAMPO AT ANAHEIM, is being furnished by the owners and is offered lor rent on very reasonable terms to a live and experienced hotel keeper. The house is new, well situated, and a large patronage is assured. Full particulars will be given by calling upon the j ANAHEIM IMPROVEMENT COMPANY. THKO. REISEH, President. d no tf GET LION & SONS' PRICES ON CARPETS BEFORE EUYING. PECK & McCOY, Undertakers and Embalmers, No. 40 NORTH MAIN STREET. Telephone 61. Day or Night. v THE DAIEY AND WEEREY HEBALD. —~THE= — HERALD i Daily and 'Weekly, r i , THE r Leading Journal I OF : SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA. 1 Established Fifteen Years Ago. : Publishad Under One Management and Policy Con tinuously Evar Since i D DLD i DLALD ; DLARALD i DLAREBALD i DLAREHERALD DLAREHEHERALD DLAREHEHEHERALD DLAREHEHTH X HERALD i DLARE HE HTDTHE HERALD DLA REHEHTDADTHEHKRALD DLAREHEHTDAEADI HEHKRALD , DLAREHEHTDAERE APTHEHE R ALU DLAREHEHTDAEADTHEHERALD , DLAREHEHTDADTHEHERALD DLAREHEHTDTHEHERALD - DLAREHEHTHEHERALD ; DLAREHEHEHERALD DLAREHEHERALD DLAREHERALD DLARERALD i DLABALD DLALD DLD D HOW MANY WAYS CAN THIB BE READ? rjJ>HE LOS ANGELES HERALD IS BY ALL ACKNOWLEDGED have been the prime factor in the discovery and making known of the resources of this section. To its sagacious outgivings more than to any other agency our marvelous development is attributed. THE HERALD has from its inception watched with a single eye the budding industries of this portion of the State. For each good en terprise this journal has at all times had a word of cheerful encourage ment. In spite of the skeptical, it has survived to see all of its earlier predictions fu!Hilled to the letter. THE HERALD to-day takes the lead in all respects among the papers of Southern California. Its first care still is the material, intel lectual and social interests of its section. It aims to be truthful rather than over-zealous in its publication of news: to be conservative rather than over-sensational, in its policy; to be clean and decent, respecting the sacred piecincts of the home and fireside, rather than indecently salacious in its tone. THE HERALD gets all the news from all quarters of the globe with promptness accuracy and dispatch. Its local staff is energetic and well-trained to miss nothingof real importance to its readers. It is always alive to all public enterprises. THE HERALD still takes pride in aiding any legitimate material, intellectual or social movement which will benefit the people. No other journal in this section approaches it in those important respects. For a Clean Family Paper Take the Herald! FOR THE MATERIAL INTERESTS OF THE COUNTRY TAKE THE HERALD I For Full Local News of All Sorts Take the HERALD For Careful and Able Editorials on Ail the Happen ings of the Day Take the Herald I The Los Angeles Herald, THE CLEANEST, ABLEST, MOST COMPLETE AND SATISFACTORY JOURNAL EN SOUTH CALIFORNIA "ItSCEEEANEOTJS. Wm. S. Allen, 32 AND 34 8. SPRING ST., One of the Oldest Houses In the City, wi.l sell you FUENITUEE Q AND CAEPETIO TIEE THE FIRST DAY OF JANUARY AT A GREATIjY REDUCED PRICE! Before stocktaking we are going to reduce onr stock. Cash buyers have a picnic. dlßt WOOD AND 1.1 HI If Elt YARDS. Wagon Material, Hardwood, Iron, Steel, Blacksmiths' Coal and Tools. Cabinet Woods, etc. JOHN WKSrMORE & 00. 13 and 14 South Eos Angeles Street. jl tf SCHALLERT-GANAHL LII.UBEB COMPANY. MAIN OFFICg AND YARD — Corner First and Alameda Streets, LOS ANGELES, CAL. BRANCH YARDS— East Los Angeles Lumber Yard, cor. Hoff and Water streets. Washington-street Lumber Yard, cor. Washing ton street and Grand avenue. Garvanza Lumber Yard. Garvanza. o23tf J. A. Hbndkbson President. J. R. Smdbb Vlce-Pree. and Tress. Wm.F. Marshall Secretary. SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA LUMBER JMPANI LUMBER AND BUILDING MATERIAL. Offico and yard, ISO East First St., Los Angeles. dl9-tf IT GRIFFITH COMPANY, LUMBER DEALERS. Manufacturers of Doors, Windows, Hltnds. StHlr. STAIR-RAILS. BALLUBTERB, Newell Posts and mill work of every rtescrlp tion, and dealers in Lime, etc. 538 N. Alameda St., Eos Angeles. jl-tf KKIM Klltlll-t l Mill and Lumber Company, Wholesale snd Retail Dealers in LUMBEE! Yarda at San Pedro (Wharf), Los Angeles (Main office), Pomona, Pasadena, Puonta, La manda, Monrovia, Azusa, Glendora, Lords bnrg, Burbank. Planing Mills at Los Angeles, Pomona, Mon rovia. n25-tf Weston Ttiiiiber Co. TABD: Cor. Ninth and San Peuro Streets. 11 JlKl.lt of all class can be had at this yard. ja o-ti D. B. BOZBLL. A. r.CZKLL. ROZELL BROS., —DKALKBB IK— Lnmber and Building: Material. Yard corner Main and Jefferson Sts., Telephone No. 745. Los Angeles, Cal, dlstf PERRY, MOTT & COS Lumber Yards AND PLANING MILLS, N0.7« Commereisl Street. jl-tf Storage and Commission. NATJD'S WAREHOUSE," R. G. Wbtsb, Proprietor, GRAIN, WOOL —AND— General merchandise Warehouse. Btobasb, Commission and Insurance. Agents for all kinds of Agricultural Imple ments. Wholesale and retail dealers In Im ported and Domestic Wines, Brandies and Whiskies. 634 to 666 Alameda street. dllt.f Furniture and Carpets. Wholesale and Retail Dealers I* FURNITURE 07 ALL KINDS, At Lowest Possible Rates. 211, 810 and 818 South Spring- St., jB-tf Bet Third and Fourth Sts. CARRIAGES AND WAGONS. FINS CARRIAGES BIIG-GIKB. Sprlntr and Farm Wagons —AKD— —AGRICULTURAL IMPLEMENTB, -48 AND 50 N. Log Angblkb St,, Lob anoklkr, Gal. j 1-11 FOR FINE BUGGIES —AND— CARRIAGES —SO TO— fi. GIESE, The Farm Implement Shalkb, 44 to 48 N. Los Angeles st. Los Angeles, MANEFACTE «* INU JE WEEERS. "~ 8. conladi OPTICIAN, Watchmaker and Jeweler, No. 16 South Main Street. WATCHES, DIAMONDS. JEWELRY, ETC. Watches, Clocks and Jewelry Carefully Re paired and Warranted. jal lm Clothing and Furnishing Goods. clothtngT IO to 20 per cent. Discount. NOBBY SUITS, LIGHT-WEIGHT OVERCOATS, SATCHELS, CLUB BAGS, Everything for All. At 19 South Spring Street. ABERNETHY A TAFT I. CITRON, Re-opened at 871 North Main Street, Under the name or "THE GREEN FRONT, where can be found a full line of PINE CLOTHING, GENTS' FURNISHINGS, Hats, Caps, Boots and Shoes, Etc , at bottom prices. 49 In AUCTION SALE*. General Auction Mart. BEESON & RHOADES, AUCTION, Storage Commission. Peremptory Salis ot New and secoud Han.! Furniture every TUESDAY, , WEDNESDAY, THURSDAY and SATURDAY, At 10 a m and 2 p. m Liberal cash advances made on consignments. Outside soles made on application. lIEN O. RIIOAOEB. Auctioneer. iaStf H. H. MATLOCK & SON, -Auction, Storage & Com mission House, No. 13 NORTH MAIN STREET (near First). CRAND AUCTION SALE OF FURNITURE, New and Second hand, including handsome Bedroom Sets, ol different, kinds, Parlor Bets, Diningroom, Bedroom and Kitchen Furniture, Carpets, etc.; about everything wanted for housekeeping. Must and will be sold without reserve to the highest bidder, At 10 A. M. aud at 2 p. *. WEDNESDAY, January 9th. (■There will alto be auctioned oft" in the even ing of the same date, commencing at 7 r v M , 50,000 IMPORTED AND DOMESTIC CIO ARB. Cigar men should be at this sale; it is to their interest. H. H. II1TLOCK) Auctioneer. Regular Salesdays, Wednesdays and Saturdays. j6 3m EDWIN A. RICE & 00. AUCTIONEERS liarie, Important Anctlou Sale —OF— A FINE ORGAN AND A GREAT LOT OF FURNITURE 0! every description brought to our salesroom lf>o South Spring Street, from four private houses, and new furniture Irom a retail dealer retirlug from business ON WEDNESDAY, JAN. 9th, st 10 o'clock a.m. This is a splendid lot of furniture, consisting of parlor tutts iv plush and mohair, ohamber sets in walnut,oak, ash, antique and mahogany; lounger, easy chairs, rockers, stoves, mirrors, carpets both brustel-. aud iDgraln iv large quan - tity, scheffoniers, bookcases, crockery, glass ware, books, stools, mat'ressee. etc Everything in endkss variety. This is to be a gieat sals. There is uo reserve. EDWIN A. RICE, Auctioneer. WOOD AND COAE. Wholesale and Retail. WOOD, COAL., CHARCOAL, COKE. The above to be always had at the lowest prices at Southern «California Coal and Wood Co.'s Yard, COR. JACKSON AND ALAMEDA STS., Telephone 315. Special Inducements gives to Hotels, Restaurants aud the trade. We are prepared to deliver Greta coal lm lots to suit at a low figure. d2O 12m Coal, OoalT The undersigned hive sevesal cargoes of Wellington, Greta, Scotch Splint, Wallsend —AND— COKE Due and some discharging, is prepared ts sell in CARLOAD LOTS on track. Liberal Discount to the Trade. Also has PORTLAND CEMENT, PIG IRON and FIRE BRICK for sale. For further particulars inquire of J. J. M ELL US, jotf 231 Los Angeles Street. Now is the Time to Purchase Coal. To make room for cargoes of coal now due, the Los Angeles Gas Company offer for sale at their yard, Aliso street, best hand'picked Australian Greta and.Wallsend Coals at 513.50 PER TON, ln;quantitie«of loot lets than tes tons; $14 for single ton, and 75 cents per 100 lbs. In smaller lots. LOS ANGELES GAS CO. d!Btf NEWHALL BROS., .. SOOTH Fli.t.D, WELLINGTON COAL. $16 PER TON DELIVERED. WOOD, COKE, HAY, GRAIN AND MILL FEED. Satisfaction guaranteed or money refunded. 119 WEBT FIFTH ST. Telephone 462. ]4tf phil. HißscYi^nr&'cor —WHOLESALE DEALEBB IN— STATIONERY, NOTIONS, And every description of Paper, 215 NORTH MAIN 6T. (DOWNEY BLOCK), Los Ansreles, Oal. Warehouse: 104 and 106 New High street. • jss lm Fine Citrus Fruit land! WITH WATER, Will be given to parties desiring to plant either citrns or deciduous fruit or vines, on favorable terms. Address, Cucamon|i Land A Imp't Co., Room 7, No. 11 lemnle St., Los Angeles, Cal 13 lm Hi. A.. FISHING CO., ■la lis 9,11, 13,16,18, 20, Mott Market jal lm FRED hanihan, Proprietor.