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VOL. 2 NO. 200. MAYSVILLE, KY., SATURDAY, JULY 21, 1883. PRICE ONE CENT. KEY BARD KNIGHTS Their Struggle With the Powerful Corporation. Solh Sides C'lnlm a Victory, But Thnt of the Western Union Is Ilnther NIIiii Ho Olio Known JIo'iv I.oiitf It Will J,ntt. New York, July 19. At precisely 12 o'clock, Washington reckoning, sovcral hundred operators in tho Western Union Telegraph room lnid down thoir utonsils and started for tho halls. Superintendent Humcstono, who wnB present, said tho number to leave was about what hud bcon from reports mado to the company. In the operaliug room were stationed soveral policemen, and these, together with tho officials who wcro present, asked tho strikers to movo out as rapidly as possible and to lcavo tho building. (Tperators who remained at their keys did very little , work at first, and were iutorofltcd spectators. Long lines of operators wcro soon filing down stairs. On their faces were depicted various emotions. A majority were hilarious, but thcro wcro not wanting those whoso features boro traces of uncertainty and tear for tho future. There was no disturbance on the Am. Press Association wires which tap Washington, Baltimore & Philadelphia with thoir tributary territory, those wires being manned by Press Association telegraphers, who have mado no domand and havo no grievance. Tho general sentiment of the operators and officials was that the news of tho country would be taken oaro of, operators having only the kindest feeling for the press. Cincinnati,1 July 19. The Western Union had 98 operators in tho main offico at Fourth and Vine, and forty in tho branch offices throughout tho city, with about liuomen, eto. The I). & Co. had fifteen operators and mon altogether, whilo tho Mutual Union only cmployod soven, Tho Telegraphic Brotherhood has 175 members, but embraces others omployed in the offices besides operators. Thero wore a few operators in tho city who wero not members, and, taking thoso and some, old operators, Mr. Puigo hag scoured about with whom ho will do tho best he can. Tho present strike, being general, is much larger and moro important than that I of 1870. Fully So per cent of tlio 15,000 Western Union operators belong to tin Brotherhood, a much larger proportion than tho company supposed. At the preconcerted signal all was in readiness, and when the hands of the clock reached 11:30 a. m fifty-six of tho Western Union oporators stood up and left the office, leiving twolvo men to nttend to tho business of the day. "Tramp, trump, tramp, tho boys are marching," sung out oneot'tlio fifty-six, as tho cavalcade filed down the stairs. Another of thu poets, who shall bo nameless, as his lilb is not assured, sang: Tho key and tho sounder nro mute on tho shell Where tlioy clicked lllci' repeater before, And the operator now will lookout for himself, . Leaving Jay Gould decidedly soro. For his profits so thundering On tick, tick, tick, tick ; HH employe plundering On tick, tick, tick, tick, Havo stopped shuit, not to go ngnin Till he pays the operators moro. This was received with loud encores, and the verse will be lepeuted ad libitum and ad nausoum. At tho Mutual Union tho whole seven adjourned to discuss their prospects as strikers, leaving no one to look after the interests of tho office but the boy who sweeps out and tho cat. At the samo hour tho whole B. & O. force, 15 in number, arose, bowed three times to the east, tolemly applied eaoh doxtor thumb to each nasal proininenoo, And, witli this grand hailing sign to the qouroo ol watered stock and small salaries, went forth into tho wide world to seek other lines to conquor. " We'll fight it on these line if it takea all Bummer." Many operators. Chicago, July 19. At' 12 o'clock, Wash, ington timo, tho main body of the army of operators in tho Western Union offioo in this city wont out on the strike. It is estimated that over 100 operators went out. Thero was somo cheering as they filed out but nothing boisterous. Outside the building a great crowd had gathered to, witness tho departure of the operators, and tbore was somo cheering as tho head of tho column of strikers roadi its appoaranoo. Thoro are about forty, all told, loft at their instruments. Boston, July 19. All the operators here but two hav struok. The women oporators also havo gone out, but four out of the twenty-five boing loft. Columbus, 0., July 10. Only ono man has struok in the operating rooms hero thus for. New York, July 20. At the mooting of tho operators ycitorday afternoon addresses wero made approving tho strike and a resolution passed to abstain from tho use of intoxicants during the continuance of tho strike. 'John Campboll, of the telegraphors exocutivo committco, received a letter from tho Prosidont of tho Amalgamated Iron and Stool Workors Association of Pittsburg, wishing the tolographors movoment every success. Campbell sent a roply, saying tho would do nothing to disgraoe tho cause of labor, but that at the same time they wero detorminod that their rights should be rospeotod and thoir grievances rodressed. Lillio Dovereux Blake sent a lotto- of sympathy. District Assembly H.. 8, f tho Knights of Labor, of Pittsburg, telographod fraternal greeting. The genoral. business of the West- em Union Telegraph Company was in such a satisfactory condition last evening that General Eckert, tho acting President, went home, as usual, to Long Branch. One of the best oporators In the rccont employ of the Western Union nays " tho outlook is bad for tho boys.'' Tho faot, he says, that such a number of first class operators remained at the keys, and tho places of so many others wevo omntly supplied, makes tho situation near to him as if tho utrikors wero beaten on the very first day. r . Tho only criminal act thus' far reported is that a lineman cut a wire at Asbury Park. Dispatches East, North and South show the condition of affairs similar to that desoribod in tho proas dispatches from tho West. , Tho cablo lines are all fully manned, and no troublo is anticipated. The cablo operators at North Sidney, Nova Scotia, hold a meeting after tho strike occurred, and decided to remain at thoir posts, and business has not been dolayed. Mr. Somerville said business had fallen off about 20 per cent, to-day and this evening, which was merely the efToot of tho striko, and this was principally stock business. Vioo Prosidont May, of the American RapidTelegrnph Company, said thoy had very little delay in business, becauso they had at once calledlnto activo scrvico tho automatic instruments, and with these in oporation ho anticipated no trouble. Cincinnati, July 20. Brokers and bankers folt the ofTects of tho interruption of tel'ographio communications yesterday more than any other class. Ono prominent broker telegraphed to Now York at 11 o'olock a. m. to sell certain stocks, and before ho could get an answer the striko came, and ho was left in a state of uncertainty, and was as uneasy as a fish out of water. Messrs. Pitts H. Burt & Co., bankers, were fortunate in having a bookkocpor who is also an operator. Ho took temporary chargo of the branch office at Third and Walnut for tho transaction of their own matter and was independent. The confusion was the greatest at tho very hour when the merchants were on 'change, from 12 to 1 o'clock. The operators wero all withdrawn except one, and ho was unablo to do all tho business. It was expected that no reports would be received to-day, but the prospects seemed bettor last night for a pretty full corps of operators to-day on 'change Very much of tho commercial business that has been done by telegraph can be done by mail, so that the inconvenience in that direction will he but partial and tomporary. Many business men wcro disposed to tako a gloomy view of tho situation at first, but by closing time in tho evening thoy hnd in a measure received thoir confidence and decided to wait for developments. The railroad are not affected, thoir operntors remaining on duty, hut doing no commercial business. Tho Kentucky Central sent ten men over to Cincinnati last night, who reported for duty to Mr. Miller. The outlook is in favor of the company at present, but a day may chango tho wholo aspect of things. The report from the Indianapolis district, embracing Indiana, Eastern Ohio and Western Illinois, shows all points, except three or four, with full forces. P. II. Tubl3, superintendent of tho Chicago district, reports eighty good operators at work immediately after tho strike, and business practically clear at 8 o'clock,with constant accessions to tho ranks. Tho Wheutstone system between Chicago and Now York was worked to tho fullost capacity over since tho strike, nnd is doing work. Reports from tho Chicago district embracing most of Illinois, Wisconsin, Minnesota, lwa and Dakota show nearly full forces at most points, and business generally clear. Boports are rocoived by the officials of tho company hero from superintendent at various points to tho following offect : St. Souia We are working overy circuit; operator, tho full day force, aro on duty. Cleveland Good working forces are on duty at Cleveland, Detroit and Tolodo and moro are coming in. Minneapolis All circuits were manned by 8 p. m. Sau Francisco Our full regular forco is operators. Sixteen havo joined the strike. All vacancies will be filled. St. Joseph, Mo. A full force returned to work.and claim it was through a misunderstanding. Des Moines Only one striker. Indianapolis, July 20. Two-thirds of tho operators in the Wcstorn Union left their dosks. There are now eighteen first-class operators on duty, andV the ranks aro filling up rapidly. At the larger offices iu the Stato outside about half the force left thoir dosks, Logansport, Lafayette, and Richmond boing the exception, at which points a full forco remained on duty. The. telegraph officials express an opinion that thoy can woathor the storm and fill the strikers' places fully in a short time. New York, July 20. The men aro not confident of success, and cxpoct to be out a weok or ton days; but they will use every means in tho shape of persuaion to frustrate tho endoavors of tho companies to secure hands. They baso thoir hopes to a groat extont on tho numerous and serious errors which must neoossarily onsue from tho employment of grcon ands.lf Ciiicaoo, July 20. Tho forco at work in tho Wcstorn Union office has been increased to thirty-two operators, and Manager Lloyd said he would havo sovoral moro today. In the Baltimoro & Ohio, Mutual Union, and Amcrloan Rapid offices there was no chango, and all, except the Baltimore & Ohio, wero rofusing businoss. St. Louis, July 20. Of forty-five who abandoned their post, about one-half were womon and girls. Thoso who do not join tho strikers quietly romainad at their instruments, "and in ten minutes the tlurry was over and the office was again ready for businoss. The force now in tho offico numbori about fifty, and business is moving with reasonable celerity to all tho chief trade contors of tho oountry, excepting Now Orleans, whioh has not yet been heard from. Fully sixty-five operrtors ean bo mustered here for work, and this office may bo regarded as woll manned and able to transact all businoss offered. THE CUMBERLANDS The Lone Woman of the Wilder ness. A Twenty Yenra'. Senreh for tlio Mlno of tlio Dollar .linker In the Heart of "The Calaboose." Stan" Cor. of tho Am. Tre.s Annotation. Campton, Ky., July 20. In my Inst I gave you tho tradition of tho Swift silver mine. I have hoard several versions of it, one of them at least given by 'the oldest inhabitant.' But that which I wrote was furnished mo by a remarkable woman, whom I met horc, Perkins by name. Sho is fifty-four years of ago and claims to be in possession of an original chart drawn by Swift and left by him in tho possession of her ancestors, on which aro given as j nearly as ho enn approximate it. the lati tude and longitude of his mine and tho physical features of its locality. Her grand or great grand paronts, I iorgot which, wero familiar acquaintances of tho dollar maker, who was domiciled with them after ho became blind. Mrs. P. wns educated liberally in Louisville, where she has a married daughter. So firm was tho beliof in tho existence of Swift's mine, in her family, and so nearly did the chart alluded to Becm to fix its locality that Mrs. P. and her husband moved into Wolf county, with tho view and in the expectation of finding tho mine. Guided by tho chart, they located in tho vory heart of that wild solitude, which as I said, has bIdco been named " tho Calaboose." They erected a comfortablo log houeo, and entered upon their search for the mine. Twenty two years ago her husband died, and tho daughter having married and settled in Louisville, tho old lady was left alono to prosccuto tho search. That has been tho one object of her existence all these years. She has climbed all over the olifiV and explored perhaps every chnsm. With the mail carrier for a guide, tho writer mot her by appointment. At tho summit of a broken ridgo wo tied our horses. A thousand feet below us ran Swift's Creek. Wo could not see it at tho base of tho freestone cliffs. Descending by a sheep path, sometimes under tho hot sun on the shelving sides of the cliff, sometimes lost in semi-darkness in tlio caverns, wo made our tedious descent to the rendezvous. Two-thirds of tho way down I looked up to the right whero perpendicular sandstone cliffs roso somo five hundred feet above our level. Here wo wero joined by a ragged young mountaineer, who appeared to be a sort of body guard or servant of the old lady. 1 stopped to tako a breathing spoil and wipo tiio perspiration from my brow, nnd a question was suggested. "How," I inquired, "docs she manage to climb about among theso rocks?" "Do you seo that ledge?" aBked the youth, while pointing to the precipice mentioned, I saw a lino on the fuco of it about 300 feet above, which might bo a ledge. "Well, sir, I've seed her thar. Thar aint nowhere she "n't go," said lie, in admiring tones. Lw.iii still fat titer, and about twenty foet abovo tho bed of tho sti earn wo crossed tho gorge on a fallen pine trco. Sitting on tho othet side was tho old lady, amusing herself wit), a solitary companion, a htigo turtle. I found her well educated and intelligent, (ieology was her fort undsho talked learnedly of the formation of the Cumberland. She had, as sho supposed right there fouud L tho locality of Swift's mine, but through financial embarrassment was without the mcniiH of sinking a shaft. Sho pointed out the exact spot, as she supposed, where Swift had sunk his shaft and also of the furnace where be had smelted his ore. The former had been filled up and the accumulations of noarly a century dopositod over 'it. Along in her log tenomont comfortably furnished, with her library for a companion, lives the lono woman of the wilderness. 1 1 Near the locality runs the old Indian trail from the mouth of tho Big Sandy to the Three Forks of tho Kentuoky. Along this trail are Indian mountains and signs innumerable. Directed by a grildo the writer struck that ancient highway of the aboriginies. The first evidence of it occurs less than two miles from Carapton, its diroction being west of south, and running along the summits of successive ridgos. Whore it loft tho spur of a ridge, thore was a faoo of bare rock at an inclination of about forty-five degrees. Ftom the top to the bottom of this were cut foot holds for tho ponies to descend and climb it. Along tho summits tho path is yot distinctly marked, sometimes by bare rock which the eloment havo kept by the hoofs of ponies and the moccasins of the rod men. For miles on either side are traocs of tho tribes that year after year, went down into tho neutral torritory, the great wilderness, tho dark and bloody ground, to hunt or fight with the enemies among the southorn tribes, Turkey feet aro found carved on tho face of frcostono cliffs, with deer heads, arrow heads and sometimes tho orude head of a warrior. What wero tho significance of thoso sevoral 11 Indiua signs " save that thoy were both war and hunting signs, 1b not known. Here and there upon the summits are to bo found the cairns of the warriors who have entered upon their post mortem journoy to tho happy hunting fields. Whenover found they aro at once dlspoiled, so that it is diffioult to find one intact. What, with the pitro stroams well suppliod with fish, the wild flowers and floworing shrubs innumerable, the cool, pure atmosphere and the grand scenery, it isa wondor that the Cumberlands aro not more frequently visited in summer by artists, sportsmen and others. Shad. Tallow mad Provision Export. Washinotow July 20. Tho exports of provisions, tallow and dairy products, for tho six months ended June 13, 1883, wero S62,51G,487, against $50,708,100 in the samo lime in 1888. The exports of provisions and tallow for the eight months ended June 13, 1883, wcro $05,080,589, against 505,474,110 in tho samo poriod in 1872. The exports of dairy products for tho two months ended Juno IB, 1883, wero 2,990,-413, againBt 82,290,384 in tho same in 1882. HERO AND HEROINE. But Another Lady Clalma tho Former, ami Thua tho Itoiimtico Jy Spoiled. Lono Branch, N. Y., July 20. Miss Millie Coombs, af beautiful orphan of seventeen, and an heiress with some $100,009 in her own night, arrived hero from St. Louis with her nunt on Monday of last week.' Thoy took rooms temporarily at tho Morris Cottngo. Miss Coombs, accompaniod by two ladies add a malo cousin, wont into tho surf. Whon about 200 fcot from her companion a scream from the young lady told everybody that sho was in danger. In tho meantime tho kcoper launched and rowed to tho girl. Suddenly, a dark was seen to mount a wave and a cry was heard, "Hero I Herol" Tho boat wns directed towards tho spot and two persons climbed into it. Thoy woro Miss ICoombs and hor rosouor, William Whittlesoy, who had been swimming somo distance out iu tho sea. The cousin of Miss Coombs approached young Whittlesey, shook him heartily by the hand and, placing a well-filled wallet in Whittlesey's hand, said: "Here, tako this." " Oh, no," replied the young man, " I only done my duty," and all tho persuasions could not tempt the young man to accept the profiored wallet. Whittlesey is twenty-one years of 'age and Isa clerk in a railway office at Iowa City, i To a reporter Miss Combs said : " I have been dying all my lifo to bo tho victim of some real good romance, and I guess I havo got one that will last mo for somo timo." The ladies who heard tho story exclaimed that it was a real shamo that Mr. was engaged to bo married to an young lady residing at Sioux City. There is every likelihood that young will start out on his voyage with much hotter prospects than a railroad clork's salary can give. WOMAN BROKER SUED. Suit ami Counter Suit Growing Out or Speculations. Philadelphia, July 20. Marion E. McDowell, who, under tho namo of Mrs. Dow, managed to sink 520,000 of money entrusted to her for speculation by confiding women, beforo her business was broken up by quasi criminal proceedings entered against her by some of her patrons, has been made a defendant in thrco new actions, the plaintiffs iu which aver that they entrusted money to Mrs, McDowell at various times to bo used for their benofit, but thnt no return was mado to them. Suit wub enterod by her somo time sinco ngninst Narr & Gerlach, who woro her brokora, to recover about S20.000 which sho lost through them on the grounds that, boing a married woman, hor contracts wero not valid. This action will shortly como ou for trial. Suit against her brokers hns, it is said,'bocn indirectly tho mean's at this late day of bringing about tho new suits against herself, and will give rue to a number of othor actions. If tho woman broker should bo successful it is her intention, it if declared, to divido all that sho may recover from Narr & Gerlach among tho trustful lambs from whom sbo received it. Her counsel would take her case on no othor consideration. Any recovery that she may obtain against tho brokors will be a legal subject of attachment on the part of the plaintilfa or any others who may obtain a verdict against her. It is not expocted that she will mako any defense to the presont suits. IRISH FUNDS. A ChnrKO and Counter-Charge in Re. gnrtl to the Disposition of 8100, OOO. New York, July 20, O'Donovan Rossa accuses Patriok Egan of complicity in the misuse of funds sent to Ireland to aid the no-rent movoment. Ho alleges that 000 of the money so sent was not used for furtherance of the movement, but to the contrary devoted 'it to the welfaro of outsiders and to aid their roouporation for tho work of fighting England. Ho further charges that Egan, who was interested in the transportation of the money, was fully aware of the perversion of tho funds. Egan indignantly denlos this statement, and statos that all monoy sent was used for tho purpose for whioh it was colleoted. In reply Bosea reiterates his charges, aid in addition challenges Egan to meet him in the presence of Congressman John and Dennis O'Connor, of Chicago, or in tho presence of Patrick F6rd and Major Horgan, of this city, both of them answering all questions undor oath. To this Egan, who is now in Denver, Col., has as yot not replied. Lottery Dividend. Washington, July 20. Colonol Roberts gives the following information as to the profits of tho Louisiana Lottery Company: The capit al stock of tho concorn is now worth about five timos its par value, and its dividends havo been enormous. Last year it dlvidod 70 por cent, among its stockholders. Its stook is all ia the hands of a fw ptsaons. The largest owner is Mr. Charles T. Howard, who has 6,000 shares, their par value being $600,000. His dividend last year was 5420,000. Mrj John A. Morris is the noxt largest owner. He has 4,000 shares, and last year ho rccoived $280,000. THE AM CORA Guerilla Warfare in the 'Ever-Faithful Isle, Pronnnclamcnto By General Bonn clien, Ciller or the to bo I'.niployod In the Wnr for Cuban Independence. New York, July 19. General Ramon Lcocadia Donaohca has just arrived in this city from Key We3t to promote tho among tho Cubans residing in tho United States toward aiding their Republican brethren in tho "Ever-Faithful Isle" to throw off tho Cuban yoke. Ho is about fivo feet eleven inches in height, black curly hair; his oyes aro small and piorclng, whilo his noso, peaked and long, betrays the martial and commanding nnturo that has placed him at the head of tho present opposition of Cuba to Spain. Ho participated during the years of the revolution in over 100 battles. After tho peace at St. John's on tho 28th of Soptombor,1878, General Bouachea continued a guorilla war-faro in Cuba for eighteen mouths. "I am told," aaid n roportor to him, "that tho object of your visit to New York is to awaken a patriotic intorcst in tho bosom of our resident Cubans, and to enlist their aid in tho Impending strugglo against Spain?" " Hero is a proclamation that I havo just issued, which not only will answer your question but reveal to you my sentiments and what I desiro to accomplish. I have just concluded mailing and forwarding by means of officials of steamships 500 of those proclamations to sympathizers and those deeply interested in tho movement pending in Cuba." At the head of tho proclamation stands tho of the Cuban Republic, which is a shield bearing a sun rising over tho sea, a key, a palm treo and othor emblems ; whilu abovo is a cap of liberty, and at the tides a stand of colors of the republic." "What do you think about tho news from Cuba, informing us that Agucro Castro Pcnoi, Habit and Montcaguoare pillaging the provinoes of Pinar dol Rio, and Santa Clara?" asked the reporter. This announcement caused tho General's eyes to snap with anger, and ho replied that thoir operations could not be called pillaging. "Thoy are nil ragularly attached to the liborating army," said he. " The Spanish have applied tho titlo of bandits ' to them, but it is a false ono. I havo instructed them to carry on a desultory guerilla warfare and to destroy all the property they can and to givo and tnke no quarter. " Tho money secured is to bo sololy to the purposes of war." The reporter was further informed that a mblic nicevlrig of Cubans will probably be leld in this city at Masonic Hall some day next weok. Tlio Revolutionary Committee, at No. 827 Sixth avenuo. und tlio "Independence" both Cuban clubs are iu existence in this city, lie was told, and are every day enrolling new mombors. Tho most approved modern engines of war of a dynamite nature aro being collected and prepared for shipment by men under my orders at Now Orleans. We expect, und will doubtless receive assistanco of a material nature from brcthicn in San Domingo, Moxico, Jamaica, and Honduras. Revolutionary parties aro constantly organizing in Cuba, and their members correspond by cipher. No, sir; wo nro not afraid of treaohory overthrowing our do-signs or defeating our object. Of courso a number of Cubans adhoro to the cause of Spain through interest; but the majority, yes, the great majority, aro with us. In Jamaica are Generals Juan D. Villo-gas, Colonels Salvador Roaaro, Federico Urbina and others, "only too 'cagor for the fray." " The present warefare, called 'brigandage ' by the Spaniards," explainod General Donacbca, " has bcon going on about three months. Recently a tight took place Augero and the Spanish troops near Colon. The patriots lost ten men and the troops thirty in the engagement. Augero also recently sacked a Spanish village in tho jurisdiction of Colon. His men are instructed to kill all the stook and cattlo they ean in order to prevent as far as posslblo the cultivation of tho estate. Tho principal soat of thoir operation at presont is within the jurisdiction of Colon." '! Do you intend to partioipato in person in this warfaro ?" " Yes, sir; I shall claim that honor, and will soon depart with a company of men, with whom I will takefpart in tho vicissitudes and glories of hattlo. Tho knowledge that! our common country is groaning boneath tho heol of tyranny, and that 0,000 of our countrymen aro wearing their lives away in Spanish fortresses on tho mcagro allowanco of twenty cents a day, whilo their familios aro starving or in want in Cuba, will bo sufficient either to urgo us on to victory or annihilation." Reduced Sale of Pasture Stamps. Washington, July 20. The figures of sales of postage stamps and stamped envelopes at tho throughout tho country for the quarter ending Juno 30, 1883, indicato a falling off in tho domand. Although tho sales for the quartor wore greater an for tho quarter ending March 30, the porcentago of increaso was smaller than that for tho corresponding quarter of last year over the quarter whioh immediately prooeeded it. This falling off in Bales is not to be considered as ovidence of Jprospeotivo oontinuod reduction in tho postal rovenues after tho reduced rates ' take efToot, but simply indicates that tho stock in the hands of the publio is being reduced in anticipation of the issue of the new stamps ; that stamps and stampod envelopes, on whioh tho Government has already roallzod, ere being usod up, and that no ordors are ooming in for any large quantities of theso artioles of the present denomination!.