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LOS ANGELES, SATURDAY MORNING, APRIL 21, 1894
COAL WILL BE SCARCE.
The Great Miners' Strike to {
Begin Today. J
Two Hundred Thousand Men ,
Will Go Out.
All the Bituminous Mines' in the J
Country Affected.
Thai Or.st Northern Railroad Strike ,
■tin On—Strlkora Arrested for i
Interfering with Ilapuay
U. a. marshals.
i
By the Associated Press.
Pittsburg, April 20.— Tomorrow at
noon the great coal strike, which baa
been pending eeveral ni mtha, will be
inaugurated. Opinion differs as to the
number of men who will be engaged in
it. The president of the United Mine
Workere estimated 200,000 meu ai be
in,; engaged. Secretary and Treasurer
lark Moßridge is quoted as placing the
number at 100,000 Telegraphic ro
porta indicate mat the number Will be
betweeu these two extremes The
strike will be confined to the b tumin
ous region ol the United States. In
this there are 23 dUtrlcta orgamte i, li
being in i'emsylvania. Ouier districts
are iv Washington, vVvortitig, Colorado,
ludtan territory, Missouri, Kansas, Ala
bama, Kentucky. Virginia, West Vir
ginia, Maryland, Ohio, Indiana and
I Illinois.
One operator safe 3000 mines will be
ehmduned. Of these 300 are located in
Ohio. In the Pittsburg district there
are 120 mines, and 30 iv thei Clearfisld
or Mountain district. These two dis
tricts have about 22,000 miners. In
Ohio there are about 3000, in Indiana
2000, Illinois, 11,000; Alabama, 10 000,
»no have already quit work; in Missouri
' 8000, in Tennessee about 4000, in West
ern Kansas about 10,000 diggers who are
engaged, bat it is not believed that many
will q.iit work. In Washington all are
ready to stop. The operators are aware
the strike is coming. They have not
decided what action to take in the
matter.
Manufacturers and foundry owners
are greatly alarmed nnd do not credit
assurances from opera ore that the atrike
will be of short duration, and therefore
they are securing ail the coa! they can.
It is conceded that astriko of two weeks
, will cause a shortage which may result
• rnnrr in u.e'pMce ot coaT tis'Y result* ol
the Btrike, and re laying in supplies
now, so that the coal dealers have nil the
orders they can attend to.
Altogether no impending Btrike for
years has caused so much interest and
anxiety as this one. While the anthra
cite diggers will not be called out at
present, it is announced that in case
hard coal is used to raise Bteam where
bituminous is now employed, that the
region will be rendered inoperative by|»
strike is certain. There are about 40,
--000 miners employed by the three com
panies which control the anthracite re
gions.
Will the strike be a success? To
those on the inside of the organization,
a strike I", the object of the suspension,
but it will have the desired effect if it
briugs about a conference of operators
all over the conntry, which will result
iv higher wagee to the miners and more
money to the operators. The operators
in Ohio, Illinois and Missouri aud parts
of Pennsylvania favor the suspension
movement. They want a higher
schedule of prices.
Tonight the superintendent of the Gas
and Coal company, to offset a statement
that the miners of the company were
only able to earn 75 cents a day, ex
hibited the company pay rolls for the papt
several months, which shows that the
meu who are working by the ton, have
none of them averaged less than $1.75 a
day and some of them $2.14 per day.
Brazil, lud., April 20.—Twenty-five
delegates representing over 2000 miners
met here today, to determine the ques
tion of continuing work until May 1, or
going on a strike tomorrow afternr-m.
Secretary Kennedy of the United Mine
Workers' association asked permission
to address the delegates, bat was
promptly barred. After considerable
wrangling a vote was taken, and it was
decided by a large majority to continue
work until May Ist.
Charleston, W. Va., April 20.—The
3000 members of the United Mine
Workers' association will strike tomor
row at noon, in compliance with the
mandates of their nnion. There are
5000 new members of this order who
will not go out, and a repetition of the
lawlessness and fighting of the March
etrike is feared. There will be a meet
ing of the association in this city on
April 26th, to take steps to bring about
a gener.tl strike in the Kanawha valley.
Macon, Mo., April 20.—A large num
ber of the Bevier miners are dissatisfied
over their decision to suspend work to
morrow noon. They have now decided
to throw down their picks, provided the
other Missouri coal miners stop work.
The miners have appointed a committee
to ascertain whether the miners at Lex
ington, Ardmore and Marceline intend
to go oat. The Bevier miners have de
cided not to take final action until they
bear from these towns. It is not proba
ble that the mines will clone tomorrow.
Jbllico, Term., April 20. —The miners
of the Jellico district will j .in the great
suspension tomorrow noon. There are
about 3000 miners employed by the 11
Jellico mines.
Irwin, Pa., April 20.—Tomorrow at
noon 4600 men in this district will quit
work iv response to the call issued by
the national officers ol the Mine Work
ers' association. In this locality Ac
strike will be complete. ~
Cleveland, 0., April 20.—A promi
nent -Mapillon coal operator says the
miners' strike will affect 8000 mines and
a quarter of a million miners. It won't
last later than June, and may be settled
in two weeks. The majority of the op
erators think the miners are in the
right.
Spring valley, 111., April 20.—Totnor
row at noon 3000 miners in this city,
Btatlonville, Ladd and Lsceyville will
lav down their picks and shovels and
await ordera from the Miners' National
association. Tonight tbe La Salle,
Ogilshv and Peru miners met, and in all
lixelihood will follow the Springvalley
miners. In this district ther will be
nearly 7000 men idl«
GREAT NORTHERN STRIKE.
The Storm Center la at St. Cloud,
Minn.
St. Paul, April 20 —The storm center
in the. Great Northern strike is at St.
Cloud. Wednesday and yesterday United
States deputy marshals were interfered
with, and the restraining order of tha
court resisted, trains being stopped as
on previous days. There are now in
that vicinity be: ween 15 an l 20 United
S-atea deputies, and Marshal Be l>;
started for that placi> today with an ad
ditional force. WarrantH h»ve been
sworn out strikers active in op
posing and threatening the deputies.
President Hill U in correspondence
with the union officers He loes not
recogn zh the union, but specifically ex
plains that the company is ready to i«
rem the men in its employ, or their
representative
I hem were f»w local developments in
the Graac Northern Mlrike t.dny. Pres
ident Debs received a telegram from
Organizer H»gau ol BuUe, Mont , stat
ing that he wouid start Iroin there With
a committee of meu this afternoon to
cume to Ht. Panl to confer wi h tue offi
cials of the road. Other simil? mes
sages have been received from other
points and Mr. D>>bs is still confident of
tne result of the strike. He iB especially
pleased with the conference he had with
the brotherhood chiefs before their de
parture. The railroad officials also re
ceived many messages a: J showed a few
from men a.ong >he line oaying they
ragret'ed tbe etrike.
St. CLOUD, Minn., April 20.—The reg
ular passenger train from the west ar
rived at 6:40 this evening, loaded with
baggage and express matter, and started
for St, Paul, being guarded by deputies.
Arrests of strikers who resisted the dep
uties were made this afternoon.
The train bringing nvjre deputy mar
shals was stopped on the edge of town
by strikers and returned toward St.
Paul.
President Debe and Vice-President
Howard addressed a meeting in the
opera house tonight. Two trains have
gone out since 7 o'clock, aud Marshal
Bede will leave with 10 deputies and
the, arrested strikers, Foster, McLaugh
lin, Egbert. Boideau, two ONens and
tvio others during the night. Other ar
rests will follow as fast as tbe men can
be located. Tbe presence of the mar
shals seemß lo have the desired effect. A
trains were run today, but the branches
are running as usual.
Helena, Mont., April 20. — A commit
tee of thu Great Northern strikers left at
4 o'clock this afternoon by a special
train over the Northern Pacific for St.
Paul to attend tbe conference of Presi
dent Hill.
STRIKES AND TRADE.
Affect of Labor Troubles on tbe Busi
ness of th«. Country.
Nsw York, April 20 —Bradstreet's re
view of trade tomorrow will oay : With
the exception o! the prospect for a still
further extension of strikes aud other
labor disturbances, no plainly retarding
influence is manifesting itself. So far
as learned there are about 23 additional
strikes, involving 23,000 people, brings
the total number of those on a strike or
idle by strikes up to 60,000. The week
also furnishes 11 shutdowns of im
portant industrial establishments, more
then offset by the resumption of others,
which furnish employment to 5000
operatives, although seven important
establishments announce reductions of
wages. The widelj heralded announce
ment that 200,000c0al miners will Btrike
today has occasioned uneasiness among
manufacturers at many central, western
and eastern cities, owing to the pros
pective scarcity of fuel. Cities along
the line of the Great Northorn railrv;i(d,
which road is now at a standstill be
cause of the strike of the employees, are
finding their reduced volumes of busi
ness still further curtailed, and at Chi
cago labor troubles seriously affect the
building trades.
Labor Trouble at Cleveland.
Cleveland, 0., April 20.—Five hun
dred striking sewer-digners and street
car track workers marched to where 100
men were at work on a sewer to drive
the men out of the ditch. The men
were armed with clubs and' stick?. Pa
trol wrgons with police were hastily sent
t> the scene. The omraclors an
nounced that no attempt would he made
to resrme work today, thus avoiding
further Hostilities.
THE NOtO IN lIISTICKSS.
A Coasting Steamer in ''olllslon With a
schooner.
San Francisco, April 20.—The steam
er Noyo, bound from Fort Bragg to Rs
dondo, put into port this morning in
distress, having met with disaster in a
collision with an unknown schooner oil
Fort Ross. The mishap occurred last
night about 11 o'clock, and in the en
counter the steamer had her stem car
ried away. The skipper of the schooner
assured Captain Levinson before he re
sumed his voyage that hia vessel was nil
right. The Noyo carried a load of ties
for Redondo.
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MICROBES OF ANARCHISM
Dangerous Bacilli 141 Senator
Allen's Speech.
Senator Hawley Goes for the
Nebraska Oracle.
Till Peffer Commonweal Resolution
Roughly Handled,
GalllngT and Oth >r Senatore Disease
th« tariff Bl I—A Lively Paa
eage-at- I rma In tba
Honaa.
Bj (he Associated Pre a,
Washi-noton, April 20. — When the
senate was called to order today, Sher
man, from the oommittee of foreign re
lation i, reported a oill for the correction
of an error in the Bering aea bill, re
cently passed, by the substitution ol the
word "exclusive" for "inclusive."
The Petfer resolution for the appoint
ment of a reception committee for
Coxey's army of the Commonweal, to
be known in senate parlance as "the
committee on communications," came
up a few minutes before 1 o'clock, but
in th.ae few min'Ues it received some
very rough handling.
Hawley, who dealt the blows, said he
would h»-e prelerred to have some of
the dominant party in the senate take
the floor, for certainly the speech made
yesterday by Allen of Nebraska ought
not to be allowed to go forth to the
country as representing in any degree
the views of the senate. He criticized
Allen lor hiß reference to the Common
weal army as "the people," and also for
his allusions to the district military un
der command of General Ordway, and
he ventured to say General Ordway had
given more time to the study of tbe
question than the senator, and that not
one step was being taken by him except
at the command of the civil authorities.
These men who were coming here did
not represent the general viewa of the
people; they wer«i not coming with the
intention of prostrating themselves at
the feet of congresß, but to impress
them by their presence.
In conclusion Hawley said there were
many other things in Allen's speech
which should be refuted, but he did not
propose to do it. "I am sorry to say it,"
he continued j "but I feel bonnd to say
and it would not require a wide scope
to discover in it the microbes and ba
cilli of anarchism."
Allen intended to reply to Hawley,
bat the time being up, the resolution
went over without action, and the tariff
bill being laid before the senate, Gal
linger ol New Hampshire spoke against
the bill.
In the course of Gallinger's speech a
running controversy came up between
Gray of Delaware and Aldrich of Rhode
Island, the latter asserting and the for
mer denying that at recent eleetiona the
people had expressed their reprobation
of tbe kind of tariff reiorm now before
congress.
When Gray said the only way to settle
the dispute was by popular vote, Gal
linger asked if Gray would agree to post
pone action until the people could be
heard in November.
"I would not dare go home," replied
Gray, "if I did that thing."
Aldrich reminded Gray that tbe
Democratic press of the country had
had nothing but words of praise for the
two speeches in opposition to the bill
from the Democratic side of the cham
ber. Their appeal to put the bill in
shape to conform to the Democratic
policy had the hearty co-operation of
all the Democrats of tbe north.
"Tne aeuatur from Rhode la.tn-.id ie
building a great superstructure on the
two speeches to wnicb toe alludeß," re
plied Gray, "but I understand both
these speeches, certainly the last,
were confined to discussion of the in
come tax feature, which has about as
much relation to the tariff reform
measure deraanH" ' by the people of
1892 us an ukaoc oy the Russian em
peror, and- if the senator from Rhode
Island builds any hope on that founda
tion, he wilt have to sympathize with
his disappointment."
"I shall be very much surprised,"
said Aldriob, "if a great many senators
on tbe opposite side do not soon come
to the conclusion that tbe income tax
is a very important feature ol the bill."
"Is the senator opposed to the income
tax?" asked Gray.
"I am opposed to the income tax and
every other feature ot the tariff bill be
fore the senate," replied Aldrich.
Gallinger was folio ved by McMillan,
who said: "A comparison between the
Wilson bill as it. comes from the house
and the new Canadian tariff shows how
close an understanding must have ex
isted between tbe trainers of the two
meaeure,,." He pointed out in detail
the tetuia which showed a parallel be
tween the two bills.
Djlph followed in a speech against the
bill, in which he incidentally paid a
high tribute to ex-President Harrison.
At 5 o'clock Dolph suspended his
speech and will conclude tomorrow.
The senate at 5:20 p. m. went into ex
ecutive session, and at 5:55 adjourned-
HOUSE PROCEEDINGS.
A Passage-at- Arm* Between fiurrovi
and Wh.elnr. ,
Washington, April 20. —There waa a
paseage-at-arms between Reoreeenta
tives Burrows and Wheeler today.
Wheeler was taunted with talking four
columns of the Congressional Record in
precisely one minute, and retorted that
the protest camo with bad trace
from one whose " hands were
red with parliamentary murder."
Burrows recalled a previous example of
Wheeler's speech, that occupied five
minutes in delivery, hiving taken 14
columns of the Record, and a motion
was made to refer the subject to the
committee on printing, but Mr. Wheeler
cried quits by asking leave to withdraw
his remarks.
Small important bills were pastel and
the rest of ttie day was spent in the
fruitless discusion of a bill to settle
some Tennessee war claims against the
government. It was finally ended when
Mr. Enloe made the point of no qaorom
on a motion to recommit the bill.
Tbe evening sessiou was devoted to
pension business.
Allen Stands by His Remarke.
Washington. April 20 —Senator Allen
was asked taday if be desired to make
any reply 10 the remarks of Senator
Hawley in the senate. He said he did
not care to say any tiling concern win
Senator Hawley's personal accusations.
T think," he said, "that the tem
per of the secretary shows that
the corporations and those who trade
with them wera winged by m> remarks
Yesterday. I stand by what I said then,
and can not, in further discussion, but
repeat what 1 said on tbe floor ot the
senate. Mr. Hawley can not, of cours*-,
dictate my conrse, and I do not think
he has any desire to do so."
B ATTLK WITH BANDITS. (
Details of the right With Outlaws In I
Oklahoma. }
Guthriu, O. T., April 20.—The full de- ,
tails of the report of a battle between
the Dalton ie >ug and deputy marshals
near Ingalls, 55 miles from this city, are
now known. A fight occurred at the '
house of Bruce Miller, an outlaw.
The officers surrounded tbe bouse, all ,
of them armed with Winchesters, just
before daylight. Several bandits were
iuside. Fully an hoar's con
sultation was had with the i
bandits before a move was made
by either side and then the officer
of tbe party ordered his men to beuin
firing. The bandits returned the tire
through the windows and crevices of tbe
house. At 10 o'clock Mrs. Miller, who
had been wounded, left the house and
crawled to where one of the officers was
located behind a tree. She had received
a flesh wound and begged that she
might be permitted to ride to In
galls for a doctor to attend herself and
also bar baby and a hired man, who
were both wounded. The woman was
permitted to saddle a horse and leave.
Shortly after nightfall, during a lull in
the right, the bandits made a break from
the house and fled, pursued by the dep
uties. Four badly wounded bandits
were leit in Miller's house after their
companions had broken through the
line of officers. Two of the officers were
killed and three wounded.
St. Louis, April 20,—A special to the
Republio from Perry, O. T., says: The
latest news trom tbe battle between tbe
Dalton gang and the posse of deputy
United States marshals is not as bad as
vfi.ee rtrrivea-toffcay -|r\TTM-"FrtB , "YIT-, 1 tTTTVTT\
t the Twin mountains, and reports a fight,
but tbe fatalities were not so many as at
first reported. It is not certain that
more than one person was killed and a
' little girl wounded.
r The Evening Times here stated that
both Bill Dalron and Doolan were killed
and carried off by their comrades, but
this cannot be confirmed tonight. The
latest reports say that Heck Thomas
of this city, one of the bravest men in
the territory, was also killed.
FOrjNLiKKKD ON THB BAR.
Four Men Drowned at the Month of the
Klamath.
San Francisco, April 20.—News has
been received here of the loss of the
fishing schooner Dauntless and the
drowning of four men at the mouth of
tbe Klamath rives , on the North Cali
fornia roast, early on tbe morning of the
14th. The schooner was commit.el,
wrecked. All on board perished with
her. Tbe drownedare Capt. C. Marquez,
two seamen named Thompson and
Brow, and Avery Edson, a youth
whose parents live at Crescent City.
The bodies of Captain Marquez, Avery
Edson and ont ol the sailors have since
been cast upon tbe beach. The disaster
resulted through an attempt to put to
tiea from the Klamath river during a
gale. The schooner lounderea in the
breakers on the bar.
A MORAL LIPBR,
Ha Criminally Assaulted an Aped In
dian Woman.
San Diego, April 20.—At Mesa Grande,
last Monday afternoon, E. M. Leper, 39
years old, a wandering watch tinker,
went unannounced into the little
thatched domicile of Maria, an Indian
woman, 75 years old, and made a crim
inal assault upon her. Although Leper
is a large man and was intoxicated at
the time, hi wee set upon by a
daughter of the old woman,
who succeeded in putting him out of tbe
house, fhe officer trailed tbe man 50
miles, when he placed him under ar
rest. Leper was taken back to Mesa
Grande, where Justice Morgan bound
him over to tbe superior court on tbe
charge of rape. Tbe nrisoner was
brought to the county jai. tonight.
The Calkins Will Contest.
Santa Barbara, April 20.—1n the
Calkins will earnest the endeavor of
both parties seems to be to show how
much regard each had for the deceased,
for whose property a contest is made,
and hnw much disrespect the otheri
had. The proponents are putting in
defense, and Banker Calkins wbb
on the stand nearly all day.
He said he never advised his daughtei
in-law what to do with her property;
he never saw the will till in court.
Father Locke of Santa Ynez mission
was an interesting witness this after
noon. He stated that the late Mrs.
Calkins confessed to him before her
death. She never told him to keep a
secret from her husband, bat ha had
been told not to call at the bouse while
her husband was there.
The People or San Diego
And Coronado are ail agoir. over tbe ap
proaching Spanish bull fight. A num
ber of famous Mexican matadors have
been engaged for the conflict.
No Nlgua of Kaiu.
San Francisco. April 20. —There are
still no signs ol rain for California. The
temperature dropped 28 degrees in San
Francisco today.
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| THE ARSENIC ROUTE.
j MISS PLBASANCE TIHF.S OF
J UNLOVED LIFE AND SHUFFLES
• OFF THE MORTAL COIL Wit H A
« DOSE CP COLD POISON.
PRICE FIVE CENTS.
THE INDUSTRIAL ARMIES.
General Kelly the Hero of
the Honr.
He Displays fUru Judgment
. and Fortitude.
Union Pacific Employees Steal a
Train for Him.
Ha Rafuaas to Broom" » Law Kroaker
br Ace-pUne thi> Cao of It—Ka
eltemfint Ov«r tlta
Coxey Craaa.
By th« Associated Press.
Omaha, April 20.—General Kelly is all
that tbe good words hitherto said of him
oonveyed, and more. He displayed the
rarest of judgment and fortitude tonignt
when he declined to put his men on
board a train stolen at Council Bluffs by
the engineers and flrmen of the Union
Pacific. It was a Union Pacific engine,
with Union Pacific cars, on a Rock
Isla.id track. Kelly declined it, be
cause he said he had not yet broken any
law and did not intend to start it here.
There was great excitement here all
day, and it was intensified at nightfall
by the news that a train had been cap
tured to relieve Kelly. Crowds thronged
tbe streets, and an immense open air
mass meeting was held. Rumors of tbe
calling out of the federal troops, of the
state troops, of deaths in Kelly's ranks,
and of every conceivable nature, kept
tbe crowd on a tension hard to under
stand, but no unusual disorder ensued,
and, ai if by a miracle, the clash that
seemed inevitable was avoided, and
Kelly's army slept in camp at Weston,
waiting for daybreak to march to Coun
cil Bluffs, whence a new,.start will be
made on faot.
Quiet was restored in the three cltiei
by midnight.
KELLY'S SYMPATHIZERS.
Thousand* of Man Go to tho Aid of the
Industrials.
boniig - men*m*arclied out ol fTmaha to
day with bannera flying, bonnd for the
camp of Ketly'a Oommonwealere, at
Weston, lowa, 14 miles east of Council
Bluffs. At 9 o'clock the signal agreed
upon, the ringing of church bells and
blowing of whittles, was given, an
nouncing that Kelly's army was still at
Weston, unable to secure a train for the
east. Inside of five minutes 1000 men
gathered at Jeffsrson square. They
were quickly organized and the march
was quickly taken up. At every street
recruits were received, formed into
companies and provided with banners,
Tbe column had been preceded to Conn
nil Bluffd by a committee of prominent
citizens to call on Governor Jackson and
the managers of tbe railroads and urge
that the Commonwealere he at once
started east.
While the column was marching Gen
eral Kelly was in Omaha with President
St. John of the Rock Island railroad.
St. John said be was not in position to
grant a train, as the matter was wholly
in the hands of the president of the
line association.
Prominent men suggested thai tbe
army levy on farmers for t.or >ea and
wagons, and that the army be split into
squads of 100 and spread out over a ler
ritoiy 25 miles wide, and march on foot
across the state, as such a p>an would
soon bring the people to titnt, fur the
army would practically, devastate the
country through which it passed, and
the railroads would then be forced to
carry the Commouwealors out of tbe
country.
It ib said an anarchist in the column
marching out ol Oruaha had dynamite
with him, but how much is not knowa.
THE ARJ»Y SL'FFERINO.
The weather is cold and the men are
suffering severely, many having pneu
monia, although there is an ample say
ply of medicine to counteract the illness.
General Manager St. John, upon peeing
the wet, Bhivering meu, expressed his
i willing.leas to carry them east, and
i asked permission to do co.
The column matching to Kelly's army
was swelled to 6UOO on the march and
halted at Baylies' park, where a com
mittee was appointed to present de
mands to the railroad people. Mr.
Duryea told the committee he had done
all possible to give transportation, but
in vain. He said the army must go
back to the Chautauqua gronncs and
await transportation to Kausas City, or
take advantage of the Rock Island's
offer to carry the men as regular pas
sengers. The spokesman replied he was
positive the army would not go to Kan
sas City, but would go to Chicago today.
Kelly had a long interview with Gov
ernor Jackson. The governor notified
Kelly that the citizens of Council Bluffs
had arranged to furnish boats to take
the army to JCansa.9 City and provide
shelter during the preparations. Kelly
replied he refused to go, bat would sub
mit the proposition to the men.
KELLY AND THB aOV'KRNOIt.
The outpouring from Omaha began to
l make its lungs heard as the streets
choked up with the crowd, aud Kelly
was fairly pulled away from the gov
ernor, excusing himself tor haste ht- toe
extreme desire not to be recognized and
delayed by the crowd. He expressed
himself to the governor a* not blaming
him for the detention caused by tLe
railways, but said he and his men came
here as citizens of the United States,
peaceably and orderly, and they simply
asked to be treated with decant hospi
tality, In bidding the governor good-

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