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WASHINGTON, D. C, F1UDY MOllNING. APIUL 23, 188G.
THEEE CENTS. VOL. XXVI. NO. 127. JAY GOULD ON THE STRIKES, the paiit he Tooif in ran rtEcnvr LABOIt TOOUBLia. IIM Knowledge I.lmltod to Informa llon Obtained from HI Subordinates Clearing Up Misunderstandings Testimony of Vice l'resldent Hopkins, At 11 o'clock yesterday morning tho spo clol ccmmlttco Investigating tbo labor tionUrs resumed Ita work. Mr, Jay Gould, of New York, tbo rail road magnate, was examined. A largo crowd tit spectator was present to ace tbe distinguished peraonogu. Ho asked (or the reading ot tho resolution under which tbo ccmmlttco was acting, anil ho then ttoted that bo was president ot tho Mis souri l'aclflc railway, and that there were no troubles existing on bis road In tho allies named In tho resolution. Ho stated fuitbcr that Micro vrcro 10,737 men la Iks cmpTo) uf tbo road outstdo ot tbe general rflce. ardthat since bis departure from flew A'ctU bo has recolvod a dlipatcb fro-u St. I.'ouls Stating that all was quiet on the road; that, '-"JO freight trains moved out ycsttnliijs the samo being an Incrcnso over that date bat tear. He aid not, therefore, think lie nr his road csmo within Iho pro villous of the resolution. Mr. llurnes replied that tho commlttco. would iikoioucar from mm soraothiugoi tue amcceucnis ut mo Missouri tannic. 'At tbo date ot tbe resolution under which you oct," said Mr. Gould, "there victc t'o dlmcultlcs existing between my company and tho laborers." Tills was said for tbo purpose of lnfdrm lug Ibo commltteo that the statements about to lie mado wcro made voluntarily. Mr. Gould then entered Into a detailed svtuttuienl ot tbo organization ot the Mis souri Pacific, nnd quickly came down to the riant labor troubles and the part bo bad taken In them. Ho statod, parenthetically, that all ha knew ot tbo causu of the troublo csmo to him from bis subordinates He was diet approicbcd by Mr. I'owdcrly about tho thieatcncd troubles, and was Informed mat mere were uiiiercruros arising on ac count ot tho wages Or ml for tho limn. Mr, Gould agreed o adjust thodlffer- r.ccr, nun siaitu mat uo woutu instruct Sir. Hoxle, tho vice president of tho Mis eouil Pacific. In making this agreement, lie told Mr. i'owdcrly mat no wantea it dis tinctly understood that there should bo no funics on mo .iiissoun racnic, anu tuat in tLo future when dlssallsfaetlous aroso Mr. I'owdcrly would coma to him and negotiate en adjustment, ninu to muu. Mr. GouM wns then (March 0) on tbo evo of bis do- pamireiur a cruise witn uis lamuyiamo Wist Indies'. Some time afterward Mr. Guild khtned from Mr. Hoxle that a strlko bed Lcu ordered by Mr. I'owderly, and tbatuo excuse could bo given for It; that it wes on account ot a man namoa nan, e mplojcd liy the Texas 1'ucllic, wnicti was lu tt,c bends of tho United States courts, and not in tho controt ot the Missouri l'aciac. At tho time of tbe strlko bo Missouri racluc bad 14.J15 men In Its employ, of which 8,717 wcro Knlohts of Labor. These men wcro not neccssaiy to tbo operation of tho business. iuii t tucy nod notresonca to violence ana di.cji loicimc possession or me rosu, not a rata would liavo bo6a missed. Hut tboy tized terminal points, arid the busluosj of be rood wos stopped. "It was forcible clzure," said Mr. Gould, "somothluz tbo xarof liussla,wlth his millions of soldiers rblnd lilni. wnold not bava dared to do." U tbls point the statement ot Mr. Hoxle, oncoming tun strike, wuicu uas ueeu rimed, wis read by Gen. Swayno, Mr. lould's attorney, lha statement sbowed bat tbo strlko wus on account ot a fancied :lletucri with another road, and nllegod bat the Knights ul Labor bad assured .Mr. Joxloijuettcforu tho strike that nogrlov- nco existed against tbe Missouri l-acitic. On March 0 a notice was postod, Mr. Inula said, bv tbo ccucral superintendent Dimming the men who wcro In tho omploy f tbe Missouri Tactile on March 13, aud tbo. went on thustrtke, that they were dls- barged, as they uaa voluntarily iciimeir osltlons aud thus severed their connec- on with the road. Mr. uould tnca csclllcd the acts uf tlolcuco and acstruc- on of property by tue striieere now tnoy killed" the cnglucs, torn up tbo track, r- and recited tho nttomnts ot tbo trov- mors of Kansas and Missouri to arbitrate e trouble. "I lMnlt thattbltcorresnondcncoshows." ild Mr. Gould at the conclusion ot tbo mllrtr of smno letters between Mr. oiio and tho Knlchts ot Labor, "that we avc lid tbo horses to tbo trough, but tboy ouldn't dilnk. Our ebops were open, nut ic men wouldn't go to work." He thon inlcred Into an acconut ot his lufennccs With Messis. I'owdcrly and Me owrll. of tbe Knlchts of Labor, which did ot differ materially from tbo statements, of iosu gentlemen before thu commltteo. r. ejouiu inougui tue acts ui uio rtuiguu Lubor wcro verv dllTorent from the ren- reut.itlous made to him and tbe pledges silo to lilm that the private Instructions Mr. ronderly uiirereo, irom uis gonorai rcitlars. Mr. Gould maintained that h.e ted In good fultb, buttiolnougutttwas ul fain, and too much liberty on tbe part Messrs. Vowderly end McDowell when ey nieue puuiic ins nuieoi lusirui'iiunsm r. Iloxlo to aibltrAto the troubles. Ho id not contmted to Its publicity at that mp. Mr, (ioglil read n personal louor wuicu wintetoMr. l'owderlv on March 33, In liiub he stated Hint the matter ot arbltra- in wr-s wholly wiuilu tbe discretion ot r. Hoxle, nnd Informing Mr. I'owdcrly al bo (Mr. Gould) did not want-to lie un rttnud bv bll tik-rrnra to Mr. Hoxle. In Kli ne ssia tusi wa see un oujeenuu nilllrutlng (roubles Willi employes past d future." as sayini; that thera should be Utrntlun; it was only n consent to arbl- itlon on bis (Mr. Gonld's) part, and mat r. Hoxlo was lift free to oct or not. ifMr. Gould's explanation, taken In con- ctlon witn mat oi .Mr. jucuuireu on cdntnlay, makis tbo rolsundcrstaudlng bTt luv reprcoBUlunvco Ui iuu nuijuia Labor took Mr. Gould's consent to arbl itlnn as a declaration ot nccentauce of tho jTtostilan made by tbo Knlgbts ot Labor uitittraic, wnue -ir. uouiu iuuukui, no i alniiilv consenting that Mr. Hoxta ould arbitrato rriimlilrniblo tlmo was occunlcd br tbo Htuetslu readlmt tho proslamatlons by Dei ossemuues, jvnicuisiu l.auur, unuu Biaciuniptlonot victory In tbo tcruilua- MnoilljO sillhe. iiu ruaua puruuu ui i liroclnmntlon In a dramatic way, his ak voice at times rlslni: to a bleh pitch. n r,r thn iirnclamatlmia denouueed tho tiitsnfas a, ('master llond," "a robber of ' itlchand poor, apujerot voies toroo ofour little bomej," "a blliibter or cs?' 'AstboroUKb passages were reid, . Gould's vah;e trombimi iwiui iceung, I at limes tbe Jamming, swaying crowd ttut tittered and smiled, dr. Gould ovlnccdatborougli knowledge tbe strlko and thocausesottand showed i no nau raaue preparations loriesuiy- Intelligently ami fully, lltirlog thu six years Mr. Gould bis been neiutut oi uie ronu, no sain no uau uaver rged a do'lar for uis services, not oven lils traveling exnenses. Ho stated tber that he bad nlaced Uie settlemout the ttilka In tbo bands of Mr. Hoxle en- l,and bo lutcuuiu, at tbu lime lie uid In hold Mm resuocslble. The telezram ent, In which it waa statod that "we sea gbjtuian lo aiuiirauuu.-' o,c, simpiy ctd tbo matter wholly In tho binds ot . lloxle. llo public, bo said, lias a right to have a pad operated, auu ma puunu uun unu lemaud nscttlemcutof adlfflculty which 'ifiicJWlthlliooperauonoi a rauroan, mliiirntlnn should coma before a strike'. r n strlko ! tieirun. nroDCrtv sslzod, S placed In peril, tbo time for arbltra ils lisesrd. Tho idllroad olllclsli do d tho contract Willi tuo pamio carrieu ommcntliiK on Mr, 1'owderly's duties os erst miisur orrtman, ur. uuuiu bjiu ilinulf bud oil auduun uioro than bo lid Oo o niauaue tho MUsourl raelllc, DioMr. rtiwtiiriy nlieinpieu id iiuunxo il ininioi m me couuiry, luemuiu uo inoro than 100,000 miles of rallroils, and It was no wonder bo broko down at It. Mr. Gould said bo had always been nn oflvocato of arbitration, and was porfoetiy willing to rIvo the arbitration scheme pro posedTiy Congress a thorough and fair trial, If It becomo a law. Mr. llurnes then asked tho witness about tbe effect of pooling ou tho public Interests. Mr. Gould thought It beneficial to rail loads and to people who lived along lines ol tbo roads. Then In theory, said Mr, llurnes, compe tition between two competing roads, say the Fort Woyno and Lako Shoro roads to Chicago, Is not beneficial t To this Mr. Gould replied t "I'm not run ning tbo roads. Better ask thosa familiar with tbm." Chairman Curtln sold bo regretted the resolutions under which the commltteo vi cio working did not permit an Inquiry Into railroad building and watering of stock generally, but Intimated that tho commlt tco would not get to the bottom of the rail toad problem. Mr. Gould said that par tial s he would wait until the committee made Its formal report before making any inoro Investments. . , Gov. Curtln remarked Jocosely! "OU, I gncM not. You may lako a llttlo shy at Walt street." This brought out a laugh all around, but It becamo uproarious when the fovernor added: "And It you do, Mr, iould, I would llko to bo your partner." In rcnly to a question propounded In a i.umltr of forms, Mr. Gould stated that at no tlmo durlog bis conferences with Messrs. I'owdcrly and McDowell did be think ot taking tho matter of arbitration out of tho bands ot Mr. Hoxle. At 4:10 p. in. tho examination ot Mr. Gould, having occupied nearly flvo hours, was completed, anil no was uiscuargcu. Mr. A. L, Hopklus, of New York, second vice president of tho Missouri I'actflo, next testified. Ho said at the outset that bo knew very llttlo about tho strikes, which Mr. Gould bad not stated, as bis sources ot Information wcro the samo as thoso of Mr. Gould. Ho believed tbo strlko would havo been avoided If Mr. l'owderly had called tho attention ot Messrs. Gould nnd Hoxlo to tho differences before tbo strike began. Mr. Hopkins described the Inconvonlonccs Ibo people wore subjectod to by the strlko, showing that many workmen In all kinds nf business wcro thrown out. Mr. Hop kins stated that ho bad heard that certsln ecntlcmen prominently connected with tho Knlgbts ot Labor were seen about brokers' ofUccs In Now York, and that they wcro on tLo short sldo of tho stock market. Being pressed for tho names of the men, Mr. Hopkins refused to glvo them, but said be wouiu communicate me name oi ma in formant to tbe committee "I think, how ever," said ho, "that beforo you get through with this Investigation you will get plenty of evldiuco ou this point." Adjourned until 11 o'clock to-day. m ii OIMECTIXCl TO Till! TAHtl'l' lltljti Why It Is Opposed by llio Iron and (Heel Assoolntlon. Fiui.ADEi.rnu, April 33. The American Iron and Steel Association odlclally an nouuecs Its objections to tho tariff bill now before Congress as follows: First. On accountof Itsunconcealed offer of assistance to the schemes ot foreign pro ducers to obtain a larger share ot tbo mir ktts of this country than they now pos eif.s. Second.. Becauso ot tbo enttro aluonco ot principle wblth characterizes Its composi tion. Third. Because of tho Implication on tho proposed repeal of tho duties on such raw materials s lumber, silt, wool, bemp, and flax, and In tbe proposed lnslntcnaucoot slstlno- duties ou many manufactured pro- ducts that tpo Interests of Amerlcsn manu facturers are moi o to be considered in tho f ramlnsr ot a tariff bill than tho Interests ot Oiuer jwuermnii iiruuutcio. , Fourth. Because ot tbe absence of a single provision for5 a correction of any ot tho grave (.rrora affecting duties which are em bodied In tho present tariff. Fifth. 1'icaiiso Its Introduction Is a wholly untiiccftnry dltturbauce ot busluess; be cause It meets no want and removes no grlevaneo of any American industry; bo couso .Its enactment into a law would bo followed by only iiitnous consequonces; becouso It respond" to no patriotic Impulse; because Its spirit and provisions are thor oughly British an essentially un-American. It Is a ratssuro of tbo crudest statesman ship. No cruder tariff measure has ever tmaiiated from nwaja and meanscommlt teo beyond tbo ndvauco toward free trado which is notlccablo In Its proposed additions to tbo frco list. It simplifies nothing In the present lei iff, but, on tho contrary, further complicates tbo levjl'ig and collection of duties, and Increases tho opportunities for fiauds on the revnnuo by substituting ad valorem for specific duties in many In stances. Tho bill Is fiamcd In utter disre gard of tho promises contained in tbo Chi cago platform of 1881, ilpon which tho present odmlnlstratlun camo into power. Tbut it l not proposed to Injure auy do mestic liiduttriis, but rather to promote their heollhy growth. It is not cntltlod to Urn reanect of tbe American Ueonle. and we trust that It will uot receive tho approval of ytur body. O, A, It. National Uncumpmeot. Nrw YonK, April -iX Tho utoeucmpraeit of thotiniDdArmyof Ibo Itepibllo olootcdJ. I. Sales, of Home, commander. Tho tloket bearing the immo of ficn. Mo.uunot tbo heal was chest n for ibo deleK.iiot to the nation il eiHJiii.iiracnl. t1i.ii. bloiuim mid unnpaiilnni ucrolmtriictodtovotoior lon. John A. IWy noldif, or Itrcbotcr, for eommander-In-clilef. A ico!nt!o i o pumuI reonmumnalii? Hid poMiureby ConnriwofiiblllpuvitiK eaun ml dler having un honorable fixclinrgo a pension of ePpcr month. It was ati decide 1 that hen a nor ro charter" to pisU hbould lio rrsiilcd In cities uf less than 1WJJ Inhabi tants wltbunc lira obtalulng the content of tho ucarctt pott. l'rotecllnc I1ulns Interests. li w Yoi:x, April K. Over llfty mcmbcri or II echamber of commcrco havo subscribed their namia to Ihe follow lug comniuileitlon to Ir. James M. Krown, president: -pin: You aro benby reqnoted lo call a rpecial mcctlnyol tho chamber uf comraorco at an early day for llio purpoo of considering wbatncilon, II any, tbo chamber in iy appro priately toko wlthavlowof niKtalnlnu and niforrlnscxUtinglaws for tho protect on of nllclawesof our citizens In tho peacorul pur kult of tlulr business and tbo pioventloj of illegal luierfcrenee therewith." Vrelglit Hates to lie Advnuoed. New Yoru, April 22. Tho Atchuon, Topeka and Santa Fo lUltroad Company hai an nounced that on Monday next fKlght ratoi be restored to tho old Transcontinental root rims, i no union rucino win bkoiu an auco noucuxer ratoi to-morrow lnornlnx. llio "Suntet" and Dsiivornnl Itlo Oranili) maintain the ruling out rati. Thu 1'aoltla Wall puiu-antces low rates for tbo stoainar tall- ing'inurtuay next. i Troubles irctlie Soft Coul Iteglon. Hu.stinoijon, l'A.. April 2J.-0(vlng to tho conlluiied strlko In tho Clearflold district a largo number of minors aro now lcm lug that region for tho Fast Broad Top, Bhoup's Ran. ond Mscrtdnlo districts, where tho adtancenf 10 ceuts was granted a few weeks ao. their havo found employment at thondtspro, but will send tho extra 10 nenutanied On eanh tou to their despondent brethren la Clear.leld. . . Opposing MuLeer'A Iteanpolntmeiit, Nkw Yoiik, April Zi. There Is ft growing filling In Brooklyn that IMitmaaler McLecr wllliiot to renpiwliucil. oppomuoj m it nas developed among many prominent demusratt t homo now MoLliiK lu biVuex-Jtidro Delnur emioluttil. Thoe llemo'.rala bglluvo that tho l'liVldciit In convlnuHl of thu fact lb it Mol.eer is out of tbo race, lor llie;reuon that JIoLjor vtas im octh o llluluo man In m I. Unity Htimllnir. BnAcrtic, N.YApill2J. lha fact U said to hate become knon a that whQlesalo inly tttiillne has been going on for jcarsut llm almshowo comttery of Waua county. Ills mid that midlcal students havo taken up neailyctery body tlmt has been burled there. '1 ho pt ople aru much excited over tbo reports, and tho grand Jury will Inveitlguto tbo mattsr. Tho llurlal 1'liico nf Oen. Grant. Nxw York, April -- Congrcmau Joaci, of tho Oravlte s'ate, calls tho burial place of (Jen. Orant "ainborablecate," and thinks it li a rbainclhallhcliomsiif niuan who wu ivrlco l'reiloi ut of the United 8iite,Hiid who uent niouiid ihe Morld, should bu Imerrol nhcre tbiyurj. THE PRESIDENT'S MESSAGE. DISPUTES I1ETWEKV 01111 I.VI101U.VO MKX AM) THEtll EMPLOYE!!. "Tbo Discontent of Ilia Employed I Ilim In I.nrira Degreo to thu flr,titiijr nnd Heedless Ilxactlons of liui ptojer." A meesige from tbo President relating to tbo labor troubles was laid botoro tho Senato yesterday. When It bad been roi 1 a question aroso as to tho committee to nhlih it could most appropriately ho re ferred whether tho Judlclsry commltteo or the commltteo on education and labor. It was Anally ordered printed, and tbe ques tion of reference allowed to remain lo ahoy aiico. Tbo text Is as follows i TO TIinBENATC AND TUB tlol'SIS OP ItEP- rn.SENTATivr.st Tho constitution Imposes upon tbe 1'rcstdent thn dlty ot reeoni meiidlug to the consideration ot Congress from tlmo to tlmo such measures as ho shall (udge necessary and expedient. I am so deeply Impressed with tho Im portance ot Immediately tnd thoughtfully meeting the problem which rcceut events nnd a tirrient condition hsva thrust unon us. Involving tho settlement ot disputes onsing fciween our laboring moti ami tneir ctnplujers, that 1 urn constrained to recom mend to Congrcts legislation upon tbls serious and pressing subject. Under our form of government tho valuo ot labor os an clement ot national prosper ity should be distinctly recognized, and tho welfare of tbo lalmrlmz mn should bo re garded as especially entitled to leglslatlvo rare. In a country which offers to all Its citizens tbo highest attainment of social and political distinction Its worhlngmen cannot justly or safely be considered as Ir revocably consigned to thu limits ot a class, and entitled to no atteotlon and allowed no protest against neglect. The laboring man, bearing In his hand an Indlspensabla contribution to our growth and progress, may well Insist, with manly courage and as a right. Upon the simo rec ognition from thoso who mako our laws as Is accorded to any other citizen having a valuable interest In charge; aud his reason able demands should bo met In such a spirit of appreciation ond fairness as to luduco a contented and patriotic co-operation In tho ochlctcmcot ot n grand national destiny. A bile tho real Interests of labor aro not promoted by a resort to threats and violent manifestations, and whllo those who, under the pretexts ot an advocacy of labor, wan tonly attack Ibo rights of capital, and for seuisu purposes or tuo jovu oi uisoruer bo it seeds ot violence and dlscoutont, should ntltber bo encouraged nor conciliated, all legislation on tho subject should bo calmly aud deliberately undertaken, with no pur pose ot satisfying unreasonable demauds or gaining partisan advantage. The present condition ot tho relations between labor and capital Is far from satis factory. Tho discontent ot tho employed is due in a large degree to tbo graplng and heedless exactions of employers, and tho alleged discrimination In favor of capital as an object of governmental attention. It mutt alto be conceded that tbo laboring men aro not always careful tn avoid cause lirs and unjustlllablo disturbance Though the Importance of a better accord Utuicn tbtse interests Is apparent. It must be I orno In mind that any effort In that di itctlou bv thu federal eoverumcut must bo gieutly limited by constitutional restric tions. Tluro are many grievances which legislation by Congress cannot redress, end many conditions which cannot by such means oe reioiineu. I em satisfied, however, that something may I e donu under federal authority to pro vent tbe disturbances which so often arise from disputes lietn ceil employers and tbo employed, and which at times seriously threaten tbo bnslners Interests ot tbetonn try; and In my opinion tho proper thnory upon which to proceed Is that of voluntary arbitration as tbu means ot settling those difficulties. But I suggest that Instead of arbitrators chosen In tbe bent ot coiifllutlmr claims, and after each dispute shall arlso, fur the purpose of detci mining tbo same, there bo treated n commission of labor, consisting of tbrio members, who shall bo regular of 111 era of tho government, charged among ether duties Willi tho consideration and set tle ment, when possible, of all controversies between Isl or and capital, A commission thus organized would havo tbo nrtvnntugo of being a stable body, and Its members, as they (joined cxuerluncu, would constantly Improve In their ability tn deol Intelligently ond usefully with tbo questions which might bo submitted to them. If arbitrators aro chosen for tempo lory service os each case of dispute arises, experience and familiarity with much that Is Involved In tho question will bo Incktbsr, extreme poitlsaushlp and bias will be thu qualifications sought on either side, and frenutnt complaints of unfairness and par tiality will bo Inevitable. Tho Imposition upon n federal court ot a duty so foreign to tbu Judicial fuuctlon.ni tbo selection nt an arbitrator In such cutis, Is nt least ot doubt ful proprletj. Tbo establishment by federal authority of such a bureau would bo a Just nnd sen sible let ogultlou of tho values of labor, and Its tight to to represented In tho depart ments of tbo government. So 'far as Its conciliatory ofllecs shall have relation to disturbance which Interfered with tr.nslt and commerce between tho states. Its ex lslerco wstild be Justified, under tbo pro visions ot tbo constitution, which gives to Congress tbo powir to "rcgulato commerce with foreign nations and among tho several states." And In tbe frequent disputes bo twten tho laboring men and their cm plot era. of less extent, and tbo conse quences ot which aro confined within stato limits aud threaten domestla violence, the Interposition of such a commission might bo tendered, upon tbo application of tbo legislature or oxccutlvo of a state, undor tbo constitutional provision which requires tbo general go eminent to -protect" each of tbo states "against domestla violence." If such a cninmlsslou were fairly organ ized tbe risk of a Io3o of popular support and rjmpsthy resulting from a refusal to riilnittto so peaceful an Instrumentality would constrain bothpartles to such disputes to invoko Its interference nnd abide by Its decisions, Tin lo would also bo good rea son to bopo that the very exlstenco nt such an accucy would linllo application to Itfor advice and counsel, frequently resulting In llio moiuunco oi couivuiiou auu nusuuuer- ktiilirihtfl'. It tbu usefulness of such a commission is doubted hicauso it mlitbt lack power to infcrre Its decisions much encourogoment Is derived fiom the rontcded good that has been accomplished by tho mllrnid commis sions which !mu bleu organized In many ot tbu states, which, hnvlng llttlo more than advisory power, havo exerted a mostsilu tsry lulluencd In tbo settlement of ellsputos bitwecn cinilllctlng Interests. In July. 1HS4, by a law of Congress, a bureau of labor wns established and placed In rhoreo of a commissioner of labor, who Is tiqulrrd to "colltct Information upon tbo subject nt labor, Ita relations to capital, tho Lours of lolxir, nnd tbo earnings ot libor li g ir.in and women, nnd tho means ot pro n mil g llielr material, social, Intellectual, r.t d moral prosperity." Iliecoiumtss on which I sutrtrest could roilU lctnuiftfied upmi tho bureau thus bill oil mgaUzid by tbe addition ot two nioie ct iniiilstlonsrs and by eupplomentltig tLedulltenow Imimscd upon It by suck other pqwers ond functions us would per mit the eninmlsslouers to uct as arbitrator when necessary bttwiin labor nnd capital' undirtueb limitations and upon such occa sions as should bo ileimcd proper aud use ful. Vowcr should also bo distinctly conferred mitii this bureau to Investigate tbo causes of oil disputes as they occur, whether sub mitted fur orbitiutlon or not, so that In foi niatlon moy always bo at hand to aid legislation on the subject when necessary and desirable. Oiioviiii Ci.Kvm.iM). Kxt-cuwE Makbion, April '.14,1880. l'rolilliltlon lu Georgia. Avovbta, CU., April Si-Out of 137 counties in Georgia prohibition e.pnatoj, In ono way or another, lu our 115 loiinttes, Washington coiiiity, ono or thu largest In tho stato, bat volvd tLo dry tlcktt by a majority of 21i riaifriNG ivmi stiiikkiis. Indiscriminate Olilbblnje; by I'ollnemon Tbo Situation nt New York, Chicago, nnd St- Lotus. GtiEEN'roiMT, L. I., April 23. As even log eamo on every thing becamo quiet In the vicinity of tbo Havemejcr Sugar Itcrlulng' Company's woiks ou;CommercUl street, a cordon of pollco keeping tho striking labor cts at a safe distance There Was fighting between tho pollco and tho strikers, begin ting about l:30p. m and tbo pollco did rot I ccomo inrstrr of the situation until ol out S o'clock, when ro cuforco mints arrived from tho sixth suhprcclnct, ond tho fnuttoentb, eighth, ond sixteenth precincts. Tho seventh piccluct men were then supplied with ibclr night "sticks" and thus becamo bet tirable to cope with tho mob. The light stnittd whrn Ferdinand Ebcrhardt, ono of Ibo strikers, attempted to pats tbo pollco lines ond woo ordered back by O.Tlcer Do Itney. Eberbordt struck Dchvuey, and as soon ns the mob of strikers outsldo s iw tho tlubt Ihoy rushed upon tho other policemen, and ludlsrrimlnalo clubbing took place. Tbe strikers wcro armed with lead pipes, whlflletrcfs, clubs, and bricks, rollcoman uriancy wss icrrioiy mjurcu aootu mo hi ei, n smKcr namoutioun niurriBuiiin- leg a wblflletreo as a weapon. Patrolman Fnrcclcv. whowent to Dclanev's assistance. was compelled to draw his revolver and tiro at Morrison, bitting him In tho bleep, Mor rison was arrested and taken to the statlsm bouse. Later on, whllo some random fighting was being done, a truck loaded with barrels of sugar was driven from tbo Yard of tho sugar bouse, but lifd tio sooner rotched tho street than tho mob compelled tbo driver to git down, and a woman, Mary Swatzel, wife of ono of tho strikers, cut tho ropo which held tbo barrels In place, nnd In a moment the truck was emptied. During the rcrlmmsiio which ensued Patrolman Mnitln Gherkin was struck ou tho bead with a piece of lead plpo and seriously, per haps fatally, wounded. Both the Injured Ulcers were taken In ambulanrcs to their brnics. Most of tho strlKors nod been, drinking all day, aud were iLtoxIcated. 'there ore about tweuty men ot work In thn sugar bouse who are boarded and li'dgr d on tho premises, a stock of pro lslnrs end eols having been sent Into tbo Itilldlng. Thu polkeaieu are also fed on' tbo premises. llavunejer's Sugar lleflnlng Company state lint tboy Will not ro employ a striker, A siting fcico of pollco guards tho works to night. Js'o strikers ore aliout. A WATntLOO l'Oll TUE STllIKEUS. Kmv Yoni:. April SiS. President Lyons rold this ofle rncou that ho bad Information that tbo elevated roads, tbo ferries, tho llioikhn bridge, olid oil Uio surface roods would 1 e tltd up to-night. "Tbls," jto old, "will bu a Waterloo for tho striken, and will settle the matter." 'J ho rcsnltof tbe session of tho executive Lnsid of the Strikers on Wednesday night ond Iburrdoy morning was uot announced to tbe men until tbls afternoon. A repre sentative of tbe oxccutlvo commltteo states that tbo board has determined that the strike shall bo confined to tho 'lllrd avenue road, unless In case of a combination of the leads. 'Ibo strikers aro warned to keep away ficm Third avenue. During tho strike (be men will bo paid from the funds ot tbe istoelatlou, as though they were nt work. 1 be question ot a general tfe-up will be held tuatejaico. Over twenty horses bsvo died In tbo ilablcs for want ot proper core slnco tho itillio legsu, and n number of them are Ijtuglutlio yard slnco Saturday. Seven Ueii disd boiscs wcro lying there today. Tho company has no horse sboeie. Tho company lias been send ing rut horses without shoes, and this bos called for Bcrgb's Interference. Tho cltlrtns ul New York ueed fear uo violence ficm cur men, for a ball Is hired for them, si d niinobut our pickets wilt bo allows I mi Third avenue until all trouble Issettlol. 1'lcl.tls will be em duly day and night from the city bull tu Harlem bridge, un 1 mcvi. iiueua will report to headquarters of the ut ii at ICO Lad eighty sixth street every hcur. AT CHICAOO, CniCAeui, April 23. Ono of the officials I the- Luke blinru road said tbls oveulug Hut the ei'glueers were nut momentarily id rold ot tLo strikers, hut at tbe same time well- dlsliicllntd tn do ail thing that would i tun- the m to go forth ns "marked muu" lu tho future. Onu ot tbx engineers said to a reporter to-day thatthcro was no uss nt limpllpg tn get out un enslno whllo so aiiiiy men wcro lougregctcd about thu iirus. "Just os soon es uu enj.uu Is I rougbt out," said hf, "men commence to climb lll.o squirrels. A strlktr pours ll o burden e f his appeal Into ono ear, while i li outslilir, and whose faco wo do uot iitrpnlzc, hangs on to thu other side ot us, end, in n grim, dctciinliiid manner, tells 'tis It will go hard wlthuslt wcdtiuotruti Ibo ipeluK back. We don't care to In o miiil. for these hoodlums nud outsiders, so botk the engine goes." A deputy sheriff nrrlvul In tho city this tuning, having lu rhorgo llvo strikers who bad 1 cen placed under urn st by tbi Aherlfl's posse. They wcro antstcdoii state wor iniits sworn out leforo a Justlcu ot thu peace, charging conspiracy to maliciously ntd filonlouely prevent tho frco and site postego of trolns of freight cars. Tho ptisonirs wcro token to tho Harilsou street pollco station ond locked up. AT ST. I 01719. St. I outs. Mo., April 22. Tbe executive board Knlgbts of Labor received to-day up tu noon for tbe strikers' fund $3,000 In ilrbfta, nud a telegram from the east stutlug that $20,CC0 bad been forwarded by sympa thizers In that part ot tho country. 1 he turv before whom was tbo casa ot W. IV, Wllbirs, charged with placing dynamlto on the track of a street railway during tho strike ot somo months ago, causlug severo elomogo to tho company's property, re turned a verdict to-day of not guilty. EOUTllEnN PACII'JO JlbN STnlKIi. Hoiston, Tex.. April 23. Tho yardmen ot Ibo (southern I'acltlo railroad struck to day, for what cause Is not stated. The strikers number about fifty raeu. Freight Ironic on tho lines Is suspended, I'.xport Tobncco Manufactories Tho Homo ou Saturday passed Ihe bill from Ihe commltteo on wos nud means providing that It bhallbo lawful to establish oxpirt to toeco manufactories fin- tno manufacture of lolacro, exclusively for exportation, under such rigulatlpns as tno recrclary of tho Tross uiy mnypieserlbij and thut tho provMonsof m lion 'JlJJ or tbo United Knitcs llcvKid Klatuliw, and i-cctloui Hand 15 of tho actnf ty 58, lew, cnllllod "An act tn Oman 1 tbo luws In Hlutlnii lo Internal revenue," J Inr as oipllcab'c, shall bo In Oreo In icpuctto M'lhcxiott tobacco miminv'torlcs. and that tho mine ilriiMlincl.il li til lienlllovvol Ionian lai Hirers wlm shall iv augsr or imIsaios lu lli iNport tiibtiein mamifiitory upon which an Imitrt duly ban Uenptldthai would bj kllcivuil under existing laws In a pcrsinex 1 nil Im; the- same, kurh ilrnn back to I) J allowed ni it I nld ns now provided by law. Hint ix ert of nmculnetiirtd tobacco uot trull ced In expire tulmico innniifactjrloa, shall be limited litadrawbiok of iri perreni. ,,r tin. iimv ltnlil unnn kueb iniiinrtcd arllliM. i aru rifiiullyuiid In Km iiiaiiufaeiiire of nub exjicrtcd tnbiieco. upon sue)) evl K'neo mm iiirtrtiuit reauiaiio'is ns nusu w ' siiltnl li) tin-Seen larynl IboTrcmiry. , Mr. Wbc. of Virginia, ami Mr, MdAdio. of J'eu .1. ik y. mado uu Im ItVctuut e Ibnt to btvu nn oinipi.m in mSoMid provblbirf that t in ilrimliik rl.ull be llm whniu amount of thu in I y i aid, llri'rrrri'.liillto Honk 11,'iinmlnated, Klwtjlti,TsNN., April :,2. (AHurosiutin llouk wosiilioniliiiitid f,ir CDOurcss hero to ilnjb) llieltiiublieiiu isiiittullon, liavlu;iii iirMHliiii mid rt'ceivlnu; iiiianluiuiH voio. 1t.i th tl e frt li-slanco In Ti'iuiussou polities wlnie a insn tinsrei cited tils laniKreiuluu ll llilh hi nilurttoii unuiilii ously. i i Knocked Out In Ono Hound. TniohTo, om., April M. lltrry oilmour, the lleht-w eight cbaioplon ot Canada, fnuilit . -. .. ..,..,.. l...ii.l.n r,t ,,...1F...I iirwe, mat j-mviiiii cuuuiiiu,i, u whuki Ontotl)iolutlir place, knocking him out In cno lound, Itowu was knocked In I ho Hour tw Ice. Tbe second 1 1 mo be could uot rUo w Uon tlmo was called. i ' llie Clm Innuti Klectlnn l'rnuda, roil'Hrt', Onto, April VA Tlioni Is asuuil oilielal lepott to night (hat thu senatorial nm niltlee wblcli has been luvns.l.-utliu tlionl leceil frauds In thu flection nt Clnotunatthit Ocliber ImvH disagreed on party lines, mitt that tbeie will be two reports submitted. iiotiiusTints i)eii:ati:o. The I'onrtli Victory This AVoelc for Hie Nntiminls A Detailed Acrnunt of tho Oaine and Scores of Other Games. Tho Nationals won their fourth cotiscctt tlvo victory this week yesterday afternoon by defeating the Ilochestcrs In u quickly played game that was witnessed by n ibousaud spectators. Tho visitors livl their best bsltcry Homer and Warner to pitch and catch for them, but It was ot no trvnll, asthobomo nine had llttlo dlfllcutty in coming out tho victor, and won tho gJtno easily by tho score of 8 to 3. Baiicioll'srlub mado a good showing In tho first inning by earning a run, but wcro mioblo to keep the good work up, and tbe Seimo bojo took advantage of their weak ess ond scored pretty much when and bow they liked. Tho visitors made soma costly terrors width helped tho Nationals to gain rail's, on! tboy did not play with that vim and quickness necessary to keep the local team from scoring. In fact tho Itochoster team may bo n good one for tho State As socJatlon, In which they arc In, hut they aro totally unable to ope with Leaguu clnbo. Start plajedaflno gamo at first and lad tbo batting, and Impressed tho audience fa iforably, Carroll mado a fluo catch In left fjeld, ond Knowlcs did somo pood work. Mike Illncs taught Barr In good stylo and threw to bases In great shape. Indeed, ho Surprised even his best friends, and it Is to be boned that ha will keep this good work up; If ho dots, tho Nationals need havo no tear as to bis ability to do his duty behind Ibo bat. Barr pitched a fair game; but bo would please bis friends, as woll 'as better Ills rcrord, If ho would tako a fow lessons from Shaw In tho way bo should Held his position. A pitcher has other duties to ijerfoim besides pitching tbu bill, and should back up (its fielders when called upon. Kenzcl led the batting for tho visit ers, and -Whitney and l'arkcr distinguished themselves in tho Held. There will bo no game to-day, but ou Saturday tho Yolo Col lege muu mil piuj, auu bhuiu iuuufiBi KATIONAIJ. illnrs, c. f.... e.'iirioll. 1. f Stmt, lb Cranc.r.l IJnonlcs, jb., M. Illncs, r Ifcrr, p. Cilodroon, zb... I'oreo, s.a.... A.n. ...4 .. a " i o ,. n .. r ... :t ... 4 .- 4 u it. r.o. 1 2 Total.. 41 It M M IT rocnr.vrKtjs. A n. n. n it. r o. Krnrcl.c. I Kninedy, lb 11lltIK), 211 lhiter, l..f. - Niers, ':b lUctett. s. r ulljke.r, f.. Horner, p Ytaincr.c , 4 , 1 .4 .3 . it . :t . 3 . 2 .3 I Total.. & 121 11 . Iiclelt eleclarcd out for being bit by u bjttcd ball. 1 J1.MNOS. Nationals 20130101 x-S Ifochestcm i.. loooooout 2 Runs earned National, 8i Kicli-st;rs 1 Tlirec-bato tills kiiowlus and ICeiuel. Tivo tno bits llntr, 1. Illncs, 2: (iladinon, and ljrpn-1. First mvii on errors Nitliiisls.il. Itiichcttcrs, 1. Lolt on tuins N'otlonsls, li iWhestcrs, 1, Bases on halls By Hoofer. 2 br llarr, 2. Passed balls (linos, .1. Wild lirbin Bair, 2; Hoover, 1. Time 1 boar rjid CO minutes Umpire Uraat. Yrsterday tho Nationals signed Hugh llally, the lamous one-armed pitcher, aud ho will cave a good backstop to bold him. '. oasim luruiiriiK. (At New York Melropo'.ltoii, C; Athletic, 7: (lilnnibia, a: New York, in, jAtt'Loibstuii aiuttauoogs, fijCharloston.S. Atfcasui.ah Memphis, 2; Mivuuah, 1, M AUCIisin Auiriisla, 8; Atlatila, 4, Sm Hai-nn Xa-hvllli-.f,: Mneon. U. M Clnelniiall- CJiicIiiiiall, ll,- IMIaburg, 8. 'At riilbtdelphla-Philadelphia, 7; Nun ark, 8. 'At ItUhir.i.ucl l!iiti'ii. 0: Itiehmonil, '-'. (At Uicoktyn llrooUyu, 0: Ilaltlm ire, J. ' norsi s l on r. isrnn.s- nAi-ts. .PAeTAvrSTii, C.ti... April 22 Two csrloids nf tlnnucbbrid boru have been hhlpped film dire by J. (t. (Iogslu to run caMoru races. rooLisn rmviLniM i.vt. 'Iot-isvii.ti-. April 22 The polling prill Iigeaof the l.niilt llio -bicker lllu'i were let lo Hir. MIilio it. SUnmoiis, of U'xliigioi), ICy,, IM IW),W0. i (fovJiimtx i.NTKiti'insi:. drciit Industrial Activity nnd Much i Now t'Kpltn! Invented, Baltivohf, April 22.--Tho Ililtlmoro ileiiit'iicd'rrn' Jiecoril will publish to mor i0 ilsiuaiteily luvlew ot thu Industrial picgiess of tbo south, gltlnc the name, In tatloii, ai.d ibarocter of business ot all tnanufsc luring nud mining enterprises or L'Milzul I'uili.g the llrt,t thrco months nt tll. Ilitsrtvliw shows great Industrial oillvli) In Ibu south, ond u much larger ituiiunt ft vew capital Invested tbau for if centres ponding tlmo last ) ear. Ibu wide diversity of new enterprises Is virj noticeable, tbe list including almost tteiyllnutif manufacturing. Among the ni w'liiterprlses reported organised for tho ij-icn months there were -1 Irou furnaces, 11 cotton mills, 10 ten factories, 17 machtno slots ond foundries, 11 stovo foundries, 1 iigiliultiual Implement factories, 18 flour mills, 24 tobacco factories, 7 furniture fac tcrlte.Ugas woiks, 13 electric light works, T tut lingo nbd wagon factories, 23 mining etiiipaules, and 110 lumber mills, including raw mills, sash end door factories, stavo i-'jid looperogo fsetorlcs, ftc. Tho total tfucupt uf capital, Including capital stock if litbrpnratcd companies, Invcstcl In uow iranuiaciuiiiig auu imuiiig enicrpriBes ut tin couth, nud tu tho enlargement ot old plm t, and tberebulldlngof mlllsdestniyod Ky lire dining tbo first three months ot ISsU. opgrsgated about $30,657,000, ogalust about U'l.no.CtO for the corresponding period ot Iftfi. Ultlded ocinrdlng tostntesthu llg Uies are: Alabama, 'J'.I,!115 600; Arkansas, f (UIO.CCO; l'lurldn, iKM 000; Georgia, VOO, 0j Ketiluiky, JO -l".,200; Liiulslana, i'ln), f (0: MortlKiid,$2 315,MX): Mlsslslppl,$l35, ICO; Neil lb Corollna, $7115.200; South Can) Ifno, fjDO.fJCO; Tcnnesseo, tt'.B'll.OOO: Texas, M,tiil,i:i;u; Virginia, r-i,wOi", vcst Vir ginia, 8,4c0,l:0O. lllooily lluttlo Willi ll.inillU. iGaiai won, Tex , April 22.-A Bau Antonio tpiilnlto tbo AVien sa)s: lnlormstloii'rcuclied l.freto-i'oyofnblooily light a few nights ago otlbu Poloic silver mines In tbo stato of Nemo Ltoii, Hex, Tim I'o'nrvs iiilntiu minp Ursa sbnri dlstsnco from ibu tminof Vnlle elllo, ell tho lluu of thu Mexican National rill wav, A desperate baud of moiuitslu bandits olloeked tno ramp fur the purnoto of nbtery oloiit lo'clwk In the uiornlu-r. Tim eompls lroleeted by a huny adnbo wall, wbtib the bondUs Mra'cd. it, J lln-uih, 'l perlntendiiitortho mines, mi I V H. rent, u ghcer, both Americans, rolllol n liundrun or more Mexican miners nnd charged llm bandits, Itit weio reioteillydrlviii back. Tho batilo les-int an dour, Tho camp was finally savol bi lliti u It ill nf Alcalde llarcia. with uposaoof I'.lly cltlscus from Yalluillln, nt whoso approach thu bandits roircntud to Ibo mountains, having lulled to steuru tho e.Mietett booty, i'ivo dctdn'iil eleteudtsrerafcl) wounded bannlts were lull Icbliiil, On llio sloe iiftho mltieri no ono was killed, bin a elonn or more were severely wnuiidiil. eome Intoll). e'ai t. Tool, the cm-luce r, an lied here this otenlugdlreii from tho i elm. 'Ibo wounded bniidliHwerucirrludU Vidlcilllo, wbcto they will hu executed. A lUllrouil to bu bold. CnicAno, April 2!. Judge Qrcsliini, In Ibo I'nllid Stales circuit cpmt, to day settled tho filial flecieo nf foreclosure and sale of tbo Lcuilsilllc, r.tanbtlllo and St. IjiiiI) Kollnoy Air lino fompany Ibo dcciio forecloses under tho Hirt and si (end icnrleagca on llio lnitu lino nf jutO,ex.oii(l 51,nii.iAJircsiecilU'ly. 'Ibu mid Is 10 losoiu Jiinuu next in uw .iuuu, inn, The load will be reorganized iituler Iho nanu of t lio lxilsvlllc. i:iiiuvllloiiuil HI. IjjuU liallroad L'tmrauy. Assignment of ltemlnglnn &i Rons. ,1'tica, N. Y April 3i,-K. lljinlnztni it Eons, of Illou, astUucd their works to diy to Charles Ileiter. Judjo Williams. In tlionimo cf ibu people of the-state, tiuiitid Iho uss'gi tue ut. lleutli uf IMItor I'lliiiiiloii. fltetiNSATI, A rd i.'. Floras ll, l'll'nplm, v.ltobastcenonlhocdliorliilatntlof the Oiii- tmnhil Uouile slure lsoo, died tnnUht of a ccuipllutiou of dlscofi-e, llo was 05 j can old. CONGRESSIONAL SUMMARY. 1.NTEI1FST1NO I'ltOCIXDI.VOS IS' BOTH HOUSKS. Itnllronit I.nnd Grant Taxation nnd Interstate Commerce in tho Senate Hirer anil Harbor Appropriation 11111 In llio House, On motion of Mr. Van Wyck tho Senato took up tho bill providing for tbo taxation of railroad land grants, upon which Mr, Van Wyck briefly addressed tho Senate. After giving a history of tho movement for taxing railroad Unds, Mr, Van Wyck said the pcoplo had given deep consider ation to tho subject, and there was much mjstcry omongthem as to why railroad companies should bold undisputed tlllo to millions of acres of lands, and yet bo ex t mpled f torn statu and local taxation. Not only. Indeed, were tbo roads not subject to taxation for these lands, but tho fact thst tbo exemption wss to contlnuo for somo vtors w as used by the companies In selling iho lands to secure to themselves a better price. Tbo bill would overcomo tho dim cully Involved to stiles, counties, and com munities, bv tbo exemption complained of. It was only applying tho samo rule to cor porate property that was applied to tho property of privaio citizens. Mr. Blair said tho lands referred to had been valueless till the railroad were built. Minis- of them were still valueless to the rcnitpsulca that bad spent largo amounts of in oi ey on tbelaltb of tbe original grant, r.ntiimoiu tracts of them were aucU as could not jet lo disposed ut. Ho would fotnrnu fiiieiiflincut providing that wher ever tbu lands were worth more than $2.50 on tcro they might bo taxed. The bill would not be for ttio Interest of tho peoplo at largo unless It wos to no materially otnciiiled. Mortgages ulrcady effected should bo protected ogalnst tbo proposed luxation; the taxation should be based on a Just valuation ot tho land compared with adjacent land. Mr. Blair suggested also that tn cose of auy sale of tbe lauds because of (be taxation, uo Individual purchaser should bo allowed to buy morn tlun 100 acres. Mr. Blair read amendments Intended In lo proposed hyhlmat the proper tlmo lo e flee t tho purposes Indicated. Fuilher amendments were suggested by Mr. Edmunds end Mr. Allison, and, thu Lour of 2 o'clock arriving, tbo bill went uver. The ti-teistnle commerce bill was placed l.rforo thn Senate. Mr. tjewcll offered an amendment cover lug a number of points; ono of which was to subject to tbu provisions ot tbo bill tho Conodlan roods having through traOlo from points III the United States to tho sea I oard; also roads iiinntng through only one ttote In competition with roads tint ruu through several states to the samo point; that persons or corporations engaging In Intcrttata commerce shall ilrst get allccnsa front tho railroad commissioners, tho license to In? revocable for breach of conditions. Mr. Miller and Mr. Inealls thought the piovlslnn relating to railroads running through only onu stato Involved a matter i.ot within tho control ot Congress. Mr. Citllom said tbo committee bad con sidered some of tbo piovlsloua of Mr. Sew ill's amendment and had concluded not to irrnmmpiid them. Mr. Powell did uot oco bow Amerlcau loads could compete with Cauadlan roads rn through traffic without tho adoption ot his ctnrndmrnt. Mr. Cullora severely animadverted on tbo license .feature of Mr. Sowell's amen 1 mci.t. It would lo destructive, be said, of too (hipping business ot tbo lakes. Hu rldl lUledtCo Idea of requiring licenses for tiMimbeiats "on God's highway." He re rotdul this feature as toniethlus .of a Joke trrrclrated by Mr. Sew ell on tbo Senate. Mr. Conger wished tho rivers of New Jersey werel-etlerrepiesented In the Senate. Mr. Sewill declaimed any desire to In terfile wllh tbu shipping ItitercsU. Ho wmild bo glad lo modify hla iimcndmeut to sotlsty thn senator from Michigan ou tbls point. W hut hu wauted to do was to p ro ll ct American retinoids from tho cnurso wide h might bu pursued by Cauadlan llilouc.li limn, which, without tills proposeiL, inieueliuci t, would not bu subject to this till. He wonted to protect all railroad I iore.it) a eluss of propertj from which 25 jcrccnt, of tbp people eif New Jersey mado llieir Jivirg uirccuy eir iiiuircctiy. Any incut reduction lu tbo value ut that prop tilt would be a public calamity. Mr. Miller tnought tho bill, us reported firm commit He, sullltlent for the protec Hi uot llm Interests ot nur own lines. Mr. Miller said tbo bill reported fromcoiumlttoe covered substantially thu points agreed on 1 y shippers and railroad men allku as best cole ulated tn servo the best public purposes. A commission would be found practicable midiuccissful. He (Mr. Miller) did not lelltve the people of New York would ba willing tn give up their I at I road commis sion. Tbe principal complaints mido egolnst railroads bod been against certain Inttrstuto commerce features. This bill pli'MPtcd all drawbacks, rebates, and unjust discriminations. That there bad Lee n great uiijustlco In railroad man rpcmciit wos plain. Growing cities bad I riu t rushed out and uuw cities ab solutely rreotcd by railroad discrimina tion, Mr. Miller discussed tho "long and sboit haul" question, and lauded tho pro Virion of the bill relating to It. Tho bill, bo rold, did not authorize the commissioners to llx freight chorees. Ho thought It was n.fl'cln.t for It to provldo against discrimi nation. Ibo commission would, bo u court before which persons having complaints ciuldconia and could, without expense, have the complaints heard. On motion of Mr. Hoar tho Senate, at 4 oclrckp. in., went Into exicutlvo session. Al Bil5 thu doors wcro reipencd at 1 tbi Stuoto adjourned. 'Jllll IIOl'HK. Ill tho morning hour tbo Judiciary com mlttio took the floor nnd pissod several bills, auiorg which was Iho bill Introduced bv Mr. AilaiLS, of New York, amending tie Hon i.'t05 Itovlsed Statutes relative to oaths to bo taken upon making of auy ot tbe repoits or entiles, or respecting any ot tbe oi ts mentioned In tbls chapter, whether by n mester of ary vcrsel or tho owner or e or.slijuce of any merchandise, bis factor or cgent, or by ant other person. Also, a bill iiiuindlug tbo llevlscd btatutcs establishing ll.o titties, places', aud provisions for hold ing trimo ot the district couit lu tbu tiorth tin dlslilit of New York. At tho expiration ot tho morning hour tbo Homo went Into commltteo ot tho whole fMr. Wtllborn. of Texas, lu tbo ihalrjmi tho river aud haibor appropria tion bill. Ihe disputed Monongahela river clause was still under discussion, and Mr. Boyle, of Pebiibjlvauhi, replied In tho strictures made upon It jistenlay by Mr. Kelley, of l'epns)lvaiila, ond Mr. Ilonitt, of Now Ynik. Hoilenled the latter gentleman's sotenitiit that Hungarians wcro cmployol In tho coal Ileitis of Ibo Mouungabula river. Mr. lien Ut replied that ho had beeii In formed In Iho morning by oovcrul IVniuyl vtiula gentlemen that his statement had lei n concct. Mr. Uo) le commented on tho propriety of the gentleman making a statement jcv tuiloy and getting bis authority to day, lie fei ring In llio wages paid to thu workers In these coal fields, ho was Interrupted by Mr. Hewitt with the question "Atu thoy eatlsllednow?" Mr. Boyle, I bopo oo, because I sco that tbu opeiutois bavo voluutaril) undo un In cieascin their wages. Mr. Hiwtt. How long were they out be fore thev cot tbo advance ? Mr. llntle.Iain not sure: not longer than tbo car drivers In Ibo city ut Now orl;, Mr. Hewitt. About four months. On motion of Air, Willis, ot Kentucky, ru omendmeut was adopted providing tho inueblncry for thu condemnation proceed ings. Ou motion uf Mr. 11a) ue, of I'enuaylva pla, apimlso wos agreed to that uotltlu to tbu ccii.dtmi.cd property shall vest In ttu United States, nor shall tha United btutrs I'd lound to pay the value llxod until the iipciit ul ihe condemnation prnceelin.r,t bus lein mndelo and approve 1 byCou giess, On mollou ot Mr. Kcagin, ot Tcxa?, an onicndmetit wns adopted, by nvoto of 05 to 21, providing that tho money hereby Appropriated shall not bo expended ou tho river until the navigation shall bo made frco to tho use of all people. Mr. Hewitt then movci to strlko out tbi wbola ot tho clauso with tho exception of tho appropriation and tho restriction upon Its use. Agreed to 97 to CU Then amendments ofter amendments were offered, and provisos wcro adopted only to lo strlckcu out In a few moments, tint! members wcro unable to determine exactly what each amendment did or did not mean. As finally agreed to by tho commltteo tho clause appropriates $121,200for the Improve ment of thn Monongahcla river, provided that no charges or tolls shall be collected on any other part ot tbo river on any com merce on said river, which originates nbovo tbe works herein appropriated for. Mr. Nrgley, ot lViinsjlvaiila, offered and argued in support nf an amendment In creasing from 440,000 lo $140,000 the ap propriation for tho Allegheny river, but It was rejected. In speaking to a verbal amendment Mr. Lol'ollclto, of Wlsconslu, criticised tbo plan upon which tho bill was drawn, viewing It so a bad economic pollcv to rctuso an ap propriation sufficient to complete works alicady approaching completion, nud at tho eajio jtlmu lo provide for the Inaiigurotliin of new works. Such a policy bad for Its object the securing ot votes for tbo bill, aud Its effect wos to demoralize tho people, and dull and blunt tho moral senso ot Con gress. At tbls moment Secretary McCook ap peared at thn bar ut the House ond an liLtinced tbepossagoof ICO pension bills an announcement which was recoiled with Iruit applause ond laughter. After concluding the consideration of Iwinty-rlghtof tbo slxty-thrco pages of tho pin inc enmmuic rose. Mr. O'Neill, ot Missouri, agiln attempted to secure the adontlou nf his resolution de claring that the IIousu sympathize with tLu Bight Hon. Wm. 11. Gladstonu nud his associates In their efforts to secure a frco porllainint for Ihe people of Ireland, aud ccngrotulatlng tbo pcoplo of that country on the prospect nf an early and successful triniliiallnii nf their long and patriotic stiugglo for local self government, but Mr. 8w one, of Pennsylvania. Interposed tho fatal objection, and, though bo subse quently withdrew It. a demand for tho rcg nloi cider pictcutul action ou tbo resolu tion. Mr. Compton, of Mar) land, moved tn odjiuit.mcbt eitcr Good Krlday, but bis niutbn was voted down, and then, nt !:'), tho Housetook a icccss until 11 o'clock to day. Hill to Tux Oleomargarlns. llcpicrculatlte llatcb, of Missouri, from tho crinuilttco Of agriculture, )ctcrdty reported a llll nn tho subject of tbo manufacture aud sale, Irrqiottatloii sue! exportation of oleomar garine and other Imitation butters. The bill I mi litis Ilrst what shall bo kinwn as butler i. ml tehat as oleomargarine. It ltun-xcj a st-cclat tax upon manufacturers pf oleomar mtlno if (TOO, and upon wr.clesalo dealers, t-itl'. Anynerfon who carries ou tho rasnn fai tnre nf ll w Itlioul having paid tbo special tax shall lc lined from duo to lour thousand dollars. Manufacturer! are required to tile. I eforc tbe collector ol Internal ret eniie, a bond In n sum of not loss than S3.i. They aro re quired to pack In wocmIhi packages of not less limp len pounds, to ba branded as tho com mlrrliu.tr nf Iniernal revenue directs, subject tn I ne of (CrO for the failure to do no A tix of 10 ants a pound Is also to bo paid by the P'nnuiatiurer. mi wqioriea oienmtrKiriuo si all pay, 111 addition in tbo import duty, an li tiriiiiliuvoiinotav of 1ft cents per pound. Ant dealer who receives or oilers to sell any width has not htcn braudel or stamoen no coining to law shall ho liable to lino nf.'0 for eneb offense. Any dealer who receives any Itnni ntn manufacturer who has not paid tho si ci lot lux shall bellablalnnpcualtTor 3101, end a forfeiture ol all recilrcd or purchased. II nlto provides for thu npoolntmcnf ol an aim 1 Ileal incmtit In thoolllceof tho cntnnils r.oncr of Internal revenue w bona duty It shall be to d tide what substance, extracts, or coin- I imiids rliall bo Ue.l. Kiel his ilpcl.lou shall bo Mat. It t provided fiat nloonurarsrlua n-rvN- renmud from tho pincoof manufac ture lor exrrt without pmment of Hie tux. Any nttiiiipi lo dclruiid th'J t'lillud MitisnC II t- lax shall work a fiif-lliuc nf 'ho fuoinrv aid i-ipaiatus Mil In tbe rmiiuractnru and sul !i e i tl e rnt nur to a Hue of mini &k K) lo W 00) and Impr scnimut from llx months to three iisn, An (allure inilo aii) ttiln; r-quiradto bo el.io In Ihla nit kbsll niblect tbu party lo Ihe nt ir.l lit ul n r-cnulty nf tl.eui. Thu lit mill n prutlitratbnt all ll-ics. neii'ltles. old lir'ilinrea Iiupe-ned I y tins net maybe licotiieJ In Biiytsiiirlof ronipeti'iil Jurlsllo i 'nn ci,e half ol itiu Hue or penally to gn to the nilriucr. i 1'elcliriillng elm. el runt's lllrtliiliy. Tl o slxtjr-'onrtb iinnlvcrssr)- of O-n. V. S, Giant's llrthday will bo celebrated at Ibo Metro) o'llanM. II Church on Tin-slay even Irg, April 27 Ihennnltcrsary will take pi ico i i flir ll cimiiMicsnf ihe'rl mis of the I, runt Mcliioilal t'liltirslly nf Tiliiic-io. C.iief Jmilce vtaiio will preside. Allrcs.-cs will be cuihirid It t-uistor Jiwouhi: llrnivn. "(Irani. a Life Hitch." lien Ji.bn A. Login, ''ilmst. Ibirl Idler" Hon Johu bh' rman, "(lrnt ami 11 u Icw Fouth," Hon Wllllsui M. llMin, eliopt aril lMiieattou, ' lTesldent Jobn K. Fimiee-, i.f Tennia o-, "Qrant MeuurUI Unl tirsll)!" Hon, John 1) Iing, of Maswichucttii. "nnitit us a CHI-.t-n;" lim S. S Hiinblt, ' flimit ai d Hie llrai d Army." Qcn James A. Jm t.K , uf I'eiiii'jltaiua. "ilrant and llio Vol tl tier hnldltr," Itcv. J 1'. Newman, I). U., ilioiu'HlJirt liniirs" llielKiaidnfillii'ctorsaf the Kut Tcnti03ioa Wrrlijon Unit ersllv, located at Atliviis.Tonn., In Ihemetiiitnlns of the central south, hio nun udid their charter, dnnneim: thou inn of He Institution to thnl or Ibo Ilrant Memorial I iilrrslt- Ihnlmnnrtancocf ttieClraut Unl- tirrlt) In tho south cannot boorcr-estlmatcd. 'II. cbooid of regents ejeslro tn secure for each of tbu deportments ilO.000 as endowment Im d. They nUo seek to strengthen by endw n i i.t ctcty tlcparticciiitor the university, and tlcyoipeollo Iho friends of a liberal cdu e tllon uld Hum to secure that objict. DUeliard llmlgriiuts. PiiUAPiliiitA, April tS. Dr. ilanjnmhi Uo, s Hilar) of tlic statu Iward of hoilt'i, has I, mlc unsuccessful cnort to ascertain Iho port tbrtiie.li uhleb n 1 artvof llungarlan cinUrauts mi red this country. Hhnrtly after their ar tlialbere.lhc) migrated Into thu Interior of I cilltsyiVDnia ami nwppvu i'r 'i usy er mn in II o bouse nt n miner named iicontu Hrcnlll, it 1'iilntcw. near Wilkes 11 irre. Hlncelholr i ipaiiuie the sautiary iiuttio-iltasnfl.uii.'rno iiiiutybato bod iiscicriiriKu or smallpox nn Hu Ir (muds. Urcudll's family nf serunclill ilitiiwcrenll stilckin with iho milady. A lllf'd qiiuiuiitliiu waa cufurted nt lulrwowr i ml H e finlu liard bus been n llclilly advised Hut tiilhtrsieiidnf iVu disease has boo I cf IirlinU) trctcnlid. No trace can bu found of Hie Hiiiigiirlaii emigrants, AViirin Trlliuln l lllrliop llealeors. Wiimixitov, I)t.u, April Hi During tbo Holy 'ituirsdny sen lees nt St. Peters Pro Cathedral this morning, awarm tribute, slgiled bj iveiy jirlcrt In tills dloeese, to lllntiop 1'iikiraa clllelcney and worth, mil tho work h luik uiiiiiuht In tnu thur.li during llio e'Klilirii)eiiir bebas been hero, was real by Hit. II V. Kiiiij. All thu dloeesan clerjy were 1 rerun "Ibu blihop received on Toas dr Ul'.tlrl iioUlicailoii from Itomoofbls trim- nr ton c tic oi&at nun in. irliintu Nlgtit Kelioiils. The fi mule iiljht schoill uucibcrliiz nboit Iff Si iq 1I, W. 8 Moiugomery, prlnclpil; Mr. J. C hiille, and MUses Nallo, Iluncr, and Bn lib, nirlsteiitr, csrcniblcd in tbo bill of triiir.nrrliilldli g lavt night nnd went throiuh tlit Ir rifiilar sel ool cxnelics, caulMliig of iiadlug, orul, and wrltcu arithmetic, unit lamnuge lcsiums Ihcprogreai slum u by tho I in lis witn hlyhly ratlsfaetory to tha m viol eitllicia and tho friends of the'etiterprlse, Al tbo clere nf the exerct-es addresui wire made by Mr. brooks, Mrs. James, and Prof Moulgniuin Mr. and Mrs. 1 albert were liciiut mid cxi'iessid iheiasiliis bUUly piiurcd wlib the progrissof iliu t"iplls. -- - - - Hostel l'lumtiri' Asnicliitlon. The Mu'ttr I'liiuibert l'roleclli o Asuiaiatna im t ot tiern'on Hall last u'ght. The only bad- pill, tiaiiFaiieit was ineeieeiiiuci in lenities n It o .Maslir Mti bablrk' convclltln l. A aplrllud clelnto imued during tho meeting nil llio tlllii boi.r law, nnd tl was rcsoltcd to resist It, Wont In lliilld tbo New- Cruisers. Ibu Union Iron works of Ban Francisco has ft inordril plans aud proposals to Washington fur the conrtruitlon of tlvo naval cruUers, two ul MIO tons rneh. ono of 3,eje tons ouo of l.aouudonoot 7,bOT. Ihe Weutlier. For Woshlncton and vicinity-Fair weather, no decided changu In temperature. 1 hcrmomeirlo readings .1 a. in., 67 0': 7 a. m., t.7.bt 11 a. m., ;iui up. m SiO"! 7 p. m., 7I05; 11 p. m ra.00: mean icmpjra turc, CS ti; maximum, tUO'i minimum, 51.0i mean relative uumldJiT, CJ bi total precipita tion, ,W lntuicti, UII'STFOREIGS NEWS. Tli'BKtt flKK TIIK FIIIST OU.V IU T.'IH TL'llCO-OIIKCIAN' WAil. Talk of Another Frnnnn-ftsrmtn Wr Orrat Liberal BtHs Meatlntr Tits) Oovernor of tlin Congrs Clsanizix rrench Ambassadors- London, April 23. Thct first gus ot iter Turco-Grcclan war has been flred, anl lipr Turks aro tbo aggressors. List Tiutliy nlgbt a body ot troops drawn from th Tuiklsh outposts attempted to surprlso a force of Greeks w bo had been engsged dur ing tho previous day In erecting earthworks upon territory which is allagol to bt within tho neutral licit which neither sldo bos' a right to occupy. Tbo attack wss smoitlyrepulsed.und tbo Turks lied, closely pursued by tho Greeks. In their relroit tbo Turks abandoned two Hold pieces which fell Into tbo bands ot the pursuers. Tha Greeks at tho end ot tho pursuit occupied and Intrenched themselves In three posi tions, which wcro clearly upon Turkish territory. Tho Greek government ' has fordcrrd them to Immediately evacuate tbeso positions and return t Greek territory. The disposition at Athens is to minimize the occurrence, and lo treat it as on unauthorized affair of outposts, for which no reprisal Is to lie attempted. Athens, April 22. King George Is pre paring to go to Thessaly, where there ara lro.CCO troops In readiness for tho begins ting ot hostilities. GIIKAT LlncllAt, MASS MEETINO. London, April 22. A great mass meet Irg of literals and radicals was held In St. .lames' Hall this evening. Mr. Labia chwe presided, supported by Messrs. Ursdlaugb, Lawson, Unwell, nud l'ickcrs gill, memliers ot parliament, and others. Thousands wcro uuablo to gain admtlUuca to the hall. Mr. Laboucherc, all n ling t Ibo recent conservative, liberal, and homo rule meeting at tho opera house, ssld that Lord Harrington was an honnrablo mm; Mr. Geischen an able man, and Mr. Ilyland a fluent roan, but "they had no mire right to speak lu tbo name of tho people of Rut land than had tho thrco tailors ot Tooley street." . Mr. Lobouchrre, continuing, said: "At our meeting there aro no peers decorated with oidtrs on the stage, end no fashiona ble beauties In the boxes, but there are present laborers from tho Held and from Ibu workshop who had met to raise their voices In support of Mr. Gladstone's efforts to pats tho bill grantlmrhome rule to Ire land. If Gladstone falls bo woutd fall with Ibo democracy of tho thrco kingdoms orouud him. Mauy who now refusal lo cite back Ireland her parliament were de scendants of tbe 1'rans, who In their par liaments sold their birthright for peerages." Mr. Howell proposed o resolution, which wos adopted, congratulating Mr. Gladstone ou his endeavor to secure the permanent union of England and Ireland, and express ing tbo hope that the home bill would In come a Isw after being so modified at tl hairoonlzo with tha desires uf tho radicals. THE IIIISU LAND 11 1 LI.. Lo.MiON, April 23. Tho Irish land pur " chase bill, which tho house ot commons 1st Friday night gave Mr. Gladstono permis sion to introduo, was Issuod to-day. It covers twctity-clght pages. Tbo bill Is di vided Into five ports. There are flfty-lhreo douses and four schedules. Tbe main points of tbo bill were covers 1 by Mr. Gladstone's speech of Friday evening lost. TAIK OF At-OTIIEU FlIANCO-aERHAN' W'AII. Bnnux, April 22. Tbo A'er Oen.ms Cotette (Pilnco Bismarck's organ), lu a further article on the possibility of war be tween Franco and Germany, says it bat uo doubt that France would tako tho first tillable) opportunity to revenge herself upon Gtrtiiuny. Tho (7rr-ereruarl.s,bo.v-cver, that If Germany remains calm It has go fear for tbo result, although It recog nizes that the Frenih nron bravo and dan gerous enemy, mid that they have mido great strides lu military strength slnco tho itvolutlou, Cll.lhOnO t'PXNCII AMPAKStDOIlS. l'Aitis, April 22. Gen. do Courcy, for me ily ccinmacder of tho French forces lu Annum, will proliably bo appoints 1 am bassador at St. Petersburg, lu place ot Geu. Appal, recalled. WISELY Ol-SPENDINO EVICTIONS. DlliLlN, April 22. A sheriff, acco-npt-nled by a largo pollco force, attempted last night to evict somo tenants from a boun en Mr. Wilson Gun's estate uear Llstowel, Count) Kerry. Ihe ringing of bells anl tbe blowing of horns soou brought a largo ond angry mob to tbo spot, and tbo olllecrs deemed It wise to suspend ttio evlctlous fur the tlmo being, llio sheriff will obtain tin old ot the military and try again to oxpal the delinquent tenants. During thu disturbance attending tha at tempt to evict somo tenants at Llstowcl tho UulllfT was stabbed. Two tuc-u were ar rested covEitNOit or Tnn comio. ' I'aiiis, April 22. M. do Ilrazza is gnette-1 os governor ot tbu Congo aud Gaboon colonics. Names, Aptil 22. Tbe African Society goto a banquet this evening to Henry M. btnulcy at tbo lloyal Hotel. Oonaplnitora 1'ound Utility, Niw Onl.K.lNS, Ll., April Si Too caw of Ihe United Mates against John X. Aufdomorto old Fiostus tiheppard, cbargod with compl rmyto elcfrnud ihe got crnmcut, which hat Ikui ceciipilug Ihe ntlentlonof tho Unltol biotir clnult niiirt slnco Monday last, was r id to-day. Ibo Jury, after a few minutes' at, nice, returned a verdict ol guilty as iloimd. Auldimorlc, who was rcleinp'hm c l,ik. intboaubtrcHsury in this illy, wntniii viind nlKiut a mnntli ago ol umbettlltir IfiVWOYif iicrnin(iit money, and was tw teured to Hie )cars hi tbo ivnUiatUrr. SIkv paid was with Aiifdiirono In Mcxloulim iirrtsteit, al d bnd a rsirtlon of thu rtdleu n crcy in Ills porscsslon, which ho lis I ro- cited liom Aunti niortc. Ibc prisoners wcro remanded for sentence. 1 rusimn ehepponl testified In hlsoivi b loir Hctnadca sliitcnunt 111 regard t his trrlv Hie substantially os follows1 "When I tvit iwihu jiars of nae I was implouit tn u eouiiierlcltli'g establishment ut tho oruer nt lontl and Manila streets 'Hits ct labllrhmciit was owned nnd operate I nn.ong other by Charles 11, ljonird. reciuil) mHjor nf (ialtoiou, Texas, nn 1 nt I ii si nt nni' of tho most pinmluent cltl-eens id Hint city Interested nidi htm In tntt nefarious business weru the mayor of Sow Ot'ians. city nfllclala, chief nf police, Juls, nnd llml of Iho law 1 lieu Ihe ludno of tho criminal court for tho parish of Orlotui wasn pinner m tbo iiaciinincui, nun u ceriiiti lioiulneut laujcr who now occupies a juJ.iililii lu llaltlmnre. Tiioo icrplewciii eugoced In conutcrfoltliit Mexi can iii'n. I'nlltil Mates bills, nud money or nil) discretion, Tbo Mexican ranie-ywii irviiUfaciiirid donu stairs, and tho Unt-l Mules, Ac, wcro tiirmil out up nalr. Sir lo.ltkn was tbatot mcsMiigcr forthceiu-j-llrbnieiit, anil as tueli dcllverel tbu enurterfilt money to tho banks of tlu city nnd high cllv nillclols. Thousuilt and Ihnuiands of itol'ars ol this kin I or money was manufactured nud olrniilntc.l herj mul drewheto tbnughout this ountry a-i I Mexico. It was wnllr In llio employ nf thoj tal'llrhment Hint 1 ticcninpnciiualnttsl wlllitti-s uitiilrnuiitcrlclltng. Mauyoftui) pvrij'iioi iiged litthobtvdiiiM of couuterft-ltliu In tin times to which 1 slltidu have) lell behind thou sous mid daughter who iiiuvu tn thj hlgrcst smlnl clrelca of tno Crescent e-lty, lailtisiind BCiillenien of pminlncncu amltnt trreotrst rcpeetoblllly. For this reismiliti Pot proposo to uialo know li tho lismoior tint re irons inrwuuui i nn, nii-ii in iitu i-tj-jiitv,-lilllng Liislnesii, All my life It baslhwiimy inhfoituutiiosuil'cr for and to bear tbo lim.it nr other pcrseus' misdeeds. My wbolci life liecnouo of continual sacrlllce." UliepiiaAll ton CJ) cars of oge. Advancing Wages. riTTsoi-ito, April M. Tho ludepondout calto loanufacturcrs, operating nearly fM ovoni in the C'ouinllivlllo region, nnd employing 0,03d men. havo followed tho example of thocoka i j i dilate and advanced wages from S to 10 pag ml., to takq tiled May 1, iia l'rolilbltlon Dtruatod. FnzprnicKstiuno, Va., April Si Tho elec tion hero lo-dayon tho liquor question wulteit In favor of tho anll-prohltiltlonltts by a mv jorltv of t'10. Even thing passed off ipih'.lv. 'l lie liquor men early lu th day claUai UL u'.njoili),