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^^OLTY^Nbri!637.'=========: ' _ JERSEY CITY, MONDAY T^RKE TWO CENTS.
All the Labor Unions Threat
en lo Strike on
Resolutions Addressed to Cleve
land and Altgeld—Bullets
For Beef Drivers.
Stock Yards Officials Drive Out
the Meat Wagons to the
Quiet Restored There—New Strikes
in Some Places; Traffic Re
sumed in Others.
Danger iu New York, and An Uneasy
Feeling in New England
All Quiet Here.
Chicago, July 9, 1894.—The meeting of
trades delegates at this time, four o’clock A
M., has decided that unless the strike is set
tled by four F. M. Tuesday, all labor unions
and trade organizations in • this city will
strike. This includes all classes of labor. A
committee has been appointed to act with
Mayor Hopkins in an attempt to settle the
strike. This failing, the strike which began
in Chicago, among the trades-unions will
spread to all cities in the United States.
Chicago, July 9.—At Ulicb’s Hall last
night was held a monster meeting of dele
gates from all of the trades unions in the
city to take action on the Pullman boycott
and strike.
Nearly 100 unions were represented locally,
and in addition were the chiefs of seven na
tional organizations.
President Debs of the A R. U., O’Connell
of the Machinists, Sovereign of the Knights
of Labor, Prescott of tne Typographical
Union, McBride of Coal Miners, Mahon of
the street railway employes and McKinney
of the Painters and Decorators.
Each local union sent a committee of three
to act in accordance with instructions given,
> In nearly every instance the instructions
were to vote for a strike.
The printers say that they had been in
etrucled. to act conservatively aed take no
nart in the strike, but before the raeetinir ad
joumed the Typographical Union was
p 8 Iged through the committee to join the
• strike.
After a long all night session it was de
cided that unless the strike was settled by
four o'clock Tuesday afternoon every trade
union represented should be called out Wed
nesday morning. Resolutions were adopted
protesting against the presence of Federal
troops, calling upon the Governor for
decisive action and also upon Mayor Hop
kins and the City Council to cause the re
moval of the troops.
The meeting or conference began at eight
o’clock. Thomas Kidd, Secretary of the In
ternational Machine and Wood Workers,
was made Chairman and Henry McCormick
of the Carpenters’ Association was made
The first five hours of the conference was
taken up in examining the credentials of the
committee and in speech making.
At ni ne o’clock it was announced that all
of the c redentials had been passed upon and
That the following organizations of Chicago
were entitled to representation:—
Central Lalior Union, Carpenters' Coun
cil, Painters’ District Council, Clothiers’
Trades Council, Machinery Trades Council,
Iron Moulders' Council. Building Trades
Council, Steam Fitters’ Union, Stonecut
ters, Gasfittors, Mosaic Ware Workeis, Tin
and Sheet Iron Workers, Cornice
Workers, Hod Carriers, Plasterers,
Hoisting Engineers, Junior Plumbers, Jour
neymen Plumbers, German Hod Carriers,
Gravel Roofers. Architectural Iron Work
ers. Bridge and Structural Iron Workers,
Bricklayers, Tile Layers, Steam Fitters’
Helpers. Electric Workers, Car|>eiiters, No.
lit; District Assemblies of K. of L., Lake
Seamen, Harness Makers, Pressmen No. 3.
Bohemian Central Union. Coat Pressers
No. 1. Federated Labor Union. Hard
rod Finishers J'To. 1. Pressmen No. 4.
TV re W<ikersNo. 1. InternationalMnch nj
W '‘oilers, Horsesboers. Horseshoe
N i Wor ,ers. Bie-rers No. 18. Upholster
ers. Bo’.crinakeis. Waiters. Sprinkler
r.,cc s. Cigarma :ers 14, 15 and
SJJi. Clothing Clerks. Teamsters.
F iiraiture and Carpet Salesmen. Dry Goods
C lerks, Clothing Cutters, Capmakers, Bakers
No. 2, Cioakmakers, Carriage and Wagon
"Workers, Beer Pump Worker, Iron Mould
ers 33.; and 238), Stationary Engineers, No. 3
United Engineers No. 2, Coopers’ Interna
tional Nos. 2 and 4, Internationa! ilachinists,
thirteen lodges, Typographical No. 16,
i UCaw iUKl lujupio * oo, vuuiucuuanoiD,
Allied Trades Council, Metal Trades Coun
cil. Bakers’ Trades Council.
After the action on the credentials an
efford was made to obtain the souse of the
meeting, but owing to the fact that several
of the delegations came with conservative
instructions, no vote could be taken im
Discussion of the situation and propositions
and motions looking toward a definite action
led to a stormy session, and it was nearly
three o’clock before the first resolution was
Every labor man of note in the meeting
felt called upon to make a speech, and the
denunciations of Pullman, the railroads and
President Cleveland were bitter and numer
About four o’clock this morning the reso
lutions appointing a committee of twenty
seven to wait upon the City Council and pro
test against the presence of the Federal
troops: the appointment of a committee to
wait upon Mayor Hopkins and resolutions to
Governor Altgeld were adopted.
The resolutions as adopted read as fol
I evolved. That a committee'of twenty one be
appointed bv this meeting to wait upon tlie City
Council and request of that body that a demand be
made of President Cleveland for the withdrawal
from the city of the United' States troops, now
til' in'.l■ y inoar midst.
Becond resolution:—
To John P. Aftge'd, Governor of the State of
in view of theorcupatlon of the state of Illinois
by armed forces of the United States without the
proper demand having been made by tne consti
tuted authorities of said State and in defiance of the
constitutional rights of our citizens, we insist that
vour Excellency lane legal measures to compel a
withdrawal of the said armed force s at ohea, and
we pledge yonr Excellency tne support of the law
iovnnt organtze 1 trades of Chioago In the accom
plishment of this Justifiable act.
Third resolution:—
Whereas. The struggle of the A. R. U. against cor
porate oppression and starvation wages has won for
x die sincere sympathy of organized labor, regard-.
less of affiliations; and,
Whereas. The trades and labor unions of the city
K Chicago belonging to the American Federation of
. Jffisfc . ....
Labor have pledged their support to the members
of the A. R. U.. «ud; , ,
Whereas, The gravity of the situation lias been
such as to necessitate In thlseitv, the .il-wi quarters
or the present battle for laoor’s rights, t ie presence
of tl.e chiefs of the great labor orgaufitatioas or t.io
country; therefore, belt , ...
Resolved, That the unions affiliated with the
American Federation of l^tibor represented lu tuis
conference declare that the Immediate presence or
Samuel Gompers in Chicago is Imperative ana or
more importance than his presence lu Now lors;
and .
Resolved, That the officers of this conference bo
instructed to notify Provident Gompersto that eneci .
and request that he come West at once.
The general motion to strike was made
several times before any definite action was
taken. During the time that the delegates
were canvassing those who would take no
decided stand reports were secured and read
on the proclamation of President Cleveland,
practically placing the city of Chicago un
der martial law, and on the action of the
strikers at various points.
The proclamation of the President was tho
turning point in the conference, and even the
members of the Typographical Union, who
were sent to the conference with no author
ity to act, at once rose to pledge their sup
port. It required only a few minutes to
make a new' canvass, and when it became
apparent that the action in favor of a strike
would be unanimous, a motion was put to
the effect that it be the sense of the meeting
that unless the strike was settled by four
o’clock next- Tuesday afternoon a general
Rfa*ilr«. r.f nil industries represented and con
trolled would be ordered not ouly in Chicago,
but throughout the entire country.
The vote was unanimous and the motion
was carried amid the wildest enthusiasm.
The President ana the railroads were
roundly denounced, and extremely radical
speeches were made. When a liual under
standing was reached as to the powers and
duties of the committees appointed it was
half past four o’clock and adjournment was
The committee agreed to meet today at
ten o'clock and proceed to act in accordance
with the instructions received.
A settlement was not looked for, and it
was believed by all that the strike would
become effective on Wednesday morning as
provided for. It would result in a complete
paralysis of business in Chicago and other
large cities, and was expected to spread rap
idly to ail points. Over 100,000 men stand
ready to respond to the lirst call Wednes
day morning.
Of the labor chiefs present, McBride of
the Coal Miners, Sovereign of the Knights
of Labor, O’Connell of the Machinists, Mc
Kinney of the Painters, and Mahon of the
Street Railway men pledged their assistance
and promised to do all in their power to
bring out all of the men under their con
[ fcrol. _ *
Washington, July 9, 1894.—Major-Gen
eral Schofield has received a despatch from
General Miles stating that there were three
separate conflicts at Hammond during the
night. Several people were killed and a
numKar r\f riftfiirc W’Ol'tt f’Bnt.lirp;!
Secretary Herbert has ordered the entire
naval force at Mare Island, Cal., to assist in
preventing rioting in San Francisco.
Here’s Another Story.
Hammond. Ind., July 9, 1891.—The colors
of the Indiana militia float over the railroad
tracks this morning. The citizens of Ham
mond awoke to find themselves surrounded
by the third of the militia force of Indiana,
besides the three comuanies of veteran sol
diers who came here after the shooting yes
terday. All the tracks in the vicinity of the
railroad depot, the platform, sidewalks and
cars were filled with the tired young citizen
soldiers, who were called from their homes
on Sunday to defend the honor of th6
Hoosier State and restore order in this com
Seven hundred and thirty officers and man
taken from many cities and a battery of ar
tillery were gathered by order of the Gov
ernor and brought in a big trai n of two sec
tions to thejscene of death andjdisturbance by
daylight this morning. As a precaution,
the soldier train on the Chicago and Eastern
Illinois was heid an hour at Crown Point
until the break of day. Three thousand
tents were brought along with equipments
and rations for a long stay if necessary.
The State troops were divided from the
regulars by the crossing of the main streot.
The tracks were still guarded by regulars,
but they have received orders to return to
Chicago today. Adjutant Genera! Irwin
Robbins of Indianapolis came with the
militia to take command in person. Assis
tant Adjutant General Orison P. Lee is also
with the commaud.
The workingmen remained in their homes
during the night, as they had promised, and
no railroad property "was touched. The
soldiers had a quiet night, and there has
been no violence or gathering of citizens so
far today. _
Beef Wagons lo Feed Chicago At
tacked. —Rioter* Arrested.
Union Stock Yards, 111., July 9, 1894.—
At half past twelve this morning Swift &
Co. attempted to move several wagon loads
of beef from the big packing house to their
down-town storehouses As the wagons
were passing the corner of Fortieth and
Emerald streets a crowd of strikers standing
in the shade opened fire on the drivers with
revolvei-s. Officers Dully and Tracy who
were detailed in this district rushed to the
scone and a fierce fight took place. A call
for assistance was quickly sent to the Stock
Yards station and promptly responded to by
a p itrol wagon loaded with police. The
police finally succeeded in arresting the fol
lowing men:—
if: l_1
Hugh McNichoi,
Timothy Linehan,
Martin Neston,
Henry Lanaher,
Thomas Shaw.
John Fitzpatrick, one of tha drivers, re
ceived a slight flesh wound on on the loft
arm fiom a bullet. McNichoi was shot in
the left leg. Great excitement prevailed iu
the district for a few minutes, but at 2:15
A. M. all was quiet.
Great Anxiety at the Stock Yards—
New Strike Issue.
Chicago, July 9, 1894.— Colonel Moulton’s
men in Camp Wheeler, at the Stock Yards,
are on the watch for dynamite. Private in
formation was received yesterday by the
Commandant of the Second that a plot
was batching to blow up the camp of his
regiment with dynamite, so extraordi
narily strong guards Here set last
nigh’. No man could approach withiu
fifty feet of the cainp without running
against a bayonet. The information of the
dynamite plot came to Col. Moulton yester
day afternoon indirectly from a Biue Island
railroad man who is among the strikers, but
who is not an anarchist. Col. Moulton did
not put much faith in it, but he overlooked
n<j precautions.
•‘I would not be surprised at such a
thing,” said he. The odds, of course, are
that the story is untrue, but we are taking
no chances Tonight every man will have
to keep clear across the street from my
camp or take his chance of being shot. I
am going to set au outguard all about the
camp inelosure, and the sentries will have
orders to fire and kill at any one who does
not halt in challenge.”
a wages fight now.
It has been renort-ed that it is the intention
of the American Railway Union to force a
settlement of the wage question on all rail
roads where they are organized before they
agree to the final settlement of the present
President Debs said last night that the re
port of a complication of grievances now
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The Prize is
$100.00 IN CASH.
To pay the vacation expenses of the winner, or, if
he has had his vacation, to present him with a suita
ble token of his victory.
Polls open Monday; polls close Monday, Aug. 6.
Every coupon counts and every vote helps.
Vote early and often ! Record will be published
There will bo 25 connons in all.
The first coupon will" appear Saturday, July 7.
The last coupon will apiiear Saturday, August 4.
The voting will close at noon on Monday, August 6.
The result will be announced in The News of Tuesday, August 7.
The names of the judges will be announced on or about July 28.
All letter carriers, in whatever branch of the work employed, whether
as collectors or in delivery, in this city and Hoboken, and all other em
ployes of the Post Office below the rank of Superintendent will be eligible.
" The prize will be paid in cash to the recipient of tho greatest number of
votes on c ondition that it shall be used for tho expenses of a vacation outing.
But if the recipient of the greatest number of votes has already
taken his regular vacation for this year, he shall have the privilege of selecting
a gold watch or any other suitable article of tho value of $100 as a lasting me
mento of his victory.
existing was in part true. He was seen at
13 hlieh’s Hall prior to tho meeting of dele
gates from the allied trades.
“In some parts of the country our local
unions will demand a readjustment of the
wage scale before they return to work,” he
said, “but this demand will not bo general,
nor is it made a part of the issue in the
present struggle. It is not true that either
myself or any of tho officers of the
Union have sounded tho local unions
on such a question. In many places, how
ever, where the wage scale has been lowered
so far that the men can no longer stand it,
the union will not return to work until they
get some satisfaction in that line. However,
our fight now is for down-trodden Pullman
employes, and we cannot let any other de
sire interfere in any way in the success of
our fight for them.”
Chicago, July 9, —At three o’clock
this morniug 100 meat wagons belonging to
the largest packers in the Stock Yards left
for the down-town district loaded with sup
plies for the branch markets from which the
bulk of the retail trade of the city is sup
plied. Nelson, Morris & Co. sent twenty
four, Armour & Co. thirty-three and Swift
& Co. forty-nine wagons all with heavy
leads. All regular drivers had struck or had
beeu driven from their work by threats of
Last night the entire omce iorce turned
out and volunteered to drive, help load the
wagons or make themselves useful in any
way possible. Every man on the wagons
was well armed and other armed guards
rode horseback back and forward along the
line of inarch. The procession started at five
A. M. All the early part of the night was
spent in loading the wagons and arranging
the start. Superintendent Cousins of Swift
& Co. led the march. It is expected that all
the principal markets down town can be
kept well supplied with stock in this way.
Pueblo, Col., July 9, 1894.—A freight
train on the Santa Fe road left hero shortly
after seven o’clock last night, shortly after
which a terrific explosion was heard. It
developed that a piece of dynamite had been
exploded in the fire box of the engine that
was hauling the departing train. The loco
motive was lifted from the track and badly
damaged. Tho engineer and fireman
miraculously escaped with no injuries bo
youd a severe shaking up. It Is supposed
that the dynamite was placed in the coal by
some miscreant and that the fireman shovel
led it into the fire box during the perform
ance of his duties.
Toledo, O., July 9, 1S94.—The switchmen
and yardmen employed at tho Air Line
junction yards of the Lake Shore Road
went out at six o’clock this morning. Mo
freight trains are switched, but passenger
trains carrying mails are allowed to move.
TweDty-ffve switchmen and six telegraph
operators on the Wheeling and Lake Erie
Road, at the Ironville yards, struck at six
o'clock this morning on orders from the
American Railways Union.
rm a a 1._"T» _ . J _n . J „11 A._:_
WHeeling and Lake Erie switchmen,
operators and shopmen struck here this
morning. They joined the A. R. TJ. Satur
day night. Nothing is doing in the Wheel
ing yards and all business is completely
stopped on the Wheeling Belt Roads. This
Belt connects all the roads entering the city
and in consequence of the tie-up not a car of
freight can be interchanged from one road
to another.
Ceneral Manager A. Cl. Blair of the W.
and L. £. says he will shut down the entire
road and discharge or lay off every official
and employe. Not a cent will be paid out
for salaries or expenses while the strike con
tinues. _
Cleveland, July 9, 1894.—No attempt
was made this morning to move freight in
the Cleveland yards. Report had it that
strikes would be ordered at Buffalo and
Pittsburg, and local managers thought it
best to await developments at those points.
Early this "morning 500 regular United
States troops passed through on a special
train over the Lake Shore, oound for Chi
A committee appointed by employes of
the Big Four waited on Superintendent Hig
gins this morning and presented a list of
grievances. A demand is made for the
restoration of a 10 per cent, cut made last
fall. A notice has been posted by this com
pany instructing conductors to bass free on
all trains United States Deputy Marshals.
Detroit, Mich., July 9, 1894.—-Yesterday
President H. B. Ledyard of the Michigan
Central, issued a circular to all employes of
his road stating that if any employe was
not at his post of duty this morning he
would be discharged. This morning every
yardman and switchman was on duty,
and it looks as if the strike on this
road at this end is completely
broken. All is quiet at the Union Terminal
station and the Brush street depot. A non
union man imported by the Wabash Rail
road, who was stopping at the New Avenue
| Hotel, was fouud unconscious in his room
i room with a bullet in his head this morniug
; and was removed to Harper Hospital. There
; is no clow as to who did the shooting.
At Battle Creek and Port Huron the situa
! tion is unchanged.
! Denver, Col., July 9, 1894.—A special
J heal ing a committee of railroad employes of
the different orders other than A. R. U.
j went south this morning for the purpose of
! conferring with the employes on strike. All
i who will return to work today may have
, their former positions. This ends the strike.
| Colorado unions are not openly arrayed
against the A. R. U.
Peru, Iud., July fl, 1894.—The strike situ
ation on the Wabash gl ows worse and worse.
The engineers and firemen are now all out
and yesterday fifty men were brought here
to take their places. No hotel or restaurant
in the city would feed them ill oo ‘ ha l
finally to be brought from Logauspori. rue
| men had a bard time finding a place to
! sleep. Every train that passes through is
! met by 500 or more people,
j Tacoma, Wash., July 9, 1894.—Mutinous
i soldiers and sailoi-s, too, are under arrest
' here in addition to the company of National
| Guard militiamen who were arrested Satur,
day for refusing to ride on a Northern Pa
cific train manned by non-union crews,
with deputy United States marshals aboard
j me niuiiaainen repented and were rein
stated today, and Troop A of Sprague,
the finest body of cavalrymen in the State
National Guard Brigade, composed of sixty
men, refused to ride with non-union crews,
and were at ouce placed under arrest and
locked in a box car. The mutinous militia
men reside at Spokane, about twenty-five
miles east of Sprague. Sprague is a railroad
town, and in yesterday’s despatches from
that town it was stated that
the fathers of the cavalrymen would dis
own them if they rode with the non- union
ists, and that the entire community sup
ported them. They determined not to go
forward with the non-union men. All of
of the cavalrymen except the officers joined
the meeting.
Oakland, Cal., July 9, 1894.—Informa
tion has just been received from a reliable
source that Federal troops will be landed,
this morning, for the purpose of raising the
railroad blockade, after which they will
move on the Sacramento depot for the same
Massillon, 0., July 9, 1894.—President
Debs of the A. R. U. has ordered out the
men on the Wheeling and Lake Erie Rail
way. The road does not handle Pullmau
cars and is not a member of the General
Managers’ Association. Sunday night the
local lodges met, and refused to obey Debs’
order to strike. The four other railway
orders, represented on the Wheeling and
Lake Erie came to the same conclusion. A
second meeting has been called to give
fertber consideration to the subject.
Memphis, Teim., July 9, 1894.—The strike
in Memphis is practically a thing of the
past. Yesterday nearly every passenger
train went out ou time, and today it is ex
pected there will be no interruption what
isenton hakbuu, mien., ouiy v, io.m.—
All passenger trains on the Michigan division
of the Big Pour are now running on schedule
time. Local freight trains have begun to
mono and the strike seems to be at end so
far as this road is concerned.
Wichita. fCas., July !), 18 '4.—At a special
meeting of Missouri Pacific conductors of
the Eldorado Division, O. R. C., held at Eldo
rado. the following resolutions were unani
mously adopted:—"That wo, as conductors
of Eldorado Divison No. 338 of Railway
Conductors, shall remain loyal to the com
pany and abide by our contract.”
Minneapolis, Minn., July 9, 1891.—The
Chicago, Milwaukee it St. Paul and Minne
apolis & St. Louis lines resumed freight
traffic from this point yesterday. The train
crews made up the trains and did all the
The St. Paul and Duluth also resumed
freight traffic.
The Northern Pacific overland train,
which left hero Saturday djisht under the
protection of the troops, wasT^rd froth at
seven o’clock las: night fifty miles west of
Jamestown. The train was proceeding west
ward with its regular crew.
Malican Has the Order and Is Look
ing for Support.
Buffalo, N. Y., July 9, 1894.—The situ
ation here has not changed since last night’s
report. That the order to tie up the
road3 in Buffalo has been roceived is an
absolute fact and that that order will be
obeyed if anything can be gained
by doing so is also certain. President Mali
can of the local A. R.U., says the roads here
are already, for all practical purposes, tied
up, since they are doing next to nothing in
the way of traffic, and that he may not call
the men out until their active assistance is an
actual necessity. Other labor leaders, how
ever, say that the strike will in all proba
bility be inaugurated here at midnight to
WHEREAS, By reason of unlawful obstructions, combinations and assemblages of
persons, it has become impracticable in tho judgment of the President to enforce by the
ordinary course of judicial proceedings the laws of the United States within the State o f
Illinois, and especially in the city of Chicago within said State; and
W HEREAS, For the purpose of enforcing the faithful execution of the laws of th
United States and protecting its property and removing obstructions to the United States
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forces of the United States.
Now therefore, I, Grover Cleveland, President of the United States, do hereby
admonish all good citizens and all persons who may be or may come within the city and
State aforesaid, against aiding, countenancing, encouraging, or taking any part in such
unlawful obstructions, combinations and assemblages; and I hereby warn all persons
engaged in or in any way connected with such unlawful obstructions, combinations aud
assemblages to disperse and retire peaceably to their respective abodes on or before 13
o’clock noon on the ninth day of July instant.
Those who disregard this warning and persist in taking part with a riotous mob in
forcioiy resisting ana oustrucung tue uxecuuuu uj. mu raws uj. iuo cmwu oiaw» xuw*
fering with the functions of the Government or destroying or attempting to destroy the
property belonging to the United States or under its protection, cannot be regarded
otherwise than as public enemies.
Troops employed against such a riotous mob will act with all the moderation and
forbearance consistent with the accomplishment of the desired end, but the necessities that
confront them will not with certainty permit discrimination between guilty participants
and those who are mingled with them from curiosity and without criminal intent. The
only safe course, therefore, for those not actually unlawfully participating is to abide
at their homes, or at .least not to be found in the neighborhood of riotous assemblages.
While there will be no hesitation or vacillation in the decisive treatment of the
guilty, this warning is especially intended to protect and save the innocent.
In testimony whereof I have hereunto set my hand and caused tile seal of the United
States to be hereto affixed.
Done at the city of Washington this eighth day of July, in the year of our Lord one
thousand eight hundred and ninety-four, and of the independence of the United State^
of America the one hundred and eighteenth.
By the Pie.Hent. q GRESHAM, Secretary of State.
night. The position of the meh here appears
to be this:—
“They are willing to go out if by doing
so they can aid their fellow members of
the A. R. U. to win the present fight.”
Malicau's position as executive officer of
the local branch gives him the right to use
his discretion as to the wisdom of call
ing out his men and the proper time for
doing it. On both these points ho is, ac
cording to his own statement, undecided,
and is taking counsel with other labor
The telegram from Debs yesterday to
President Reid of the Central Labor Union is
said to have been intended for use in an effort
to persuade that body at its meeting yesterday
afternoon to take such steps as was taken early
this morning by the trades unions of Chi
cago* It appears, however, to have failed
of its pumose for the present, though there
are plenty of labor men here who say that a
strike of railroad men will be followed
by a general strike of trades unions,
and that the central body is wait
ing for Chicago to take the initia
tive in such a movement. Should
the threatened strike at Chicago come to
morrow and be effective, a similar step here
will not long be delayed. It is impossible to
get a single railroad employe to discuss the
situation this morning, all preserving a sul
len silence.
The railway mail department of the
Post Oflice reported this morning that the
Michigan Central was once more in the
hands of the strikers, and that things were
more demoralized than ever. The tie-up
on the Nickel Plate continues The
line is open only oetwoen jduucuu hcuo
ville, Ohio, where three freight trains are
stalled on the main line and every siding
filled with cars- _
The State of Feeling Aiiiong Boston
Workingmen Is Bad However.
Boston, July 9, 1894.—Superintendent
Stockton of the Pullman Palace Car Com
pany here, says it is absolutely certrin that
there will be no strike in New England, de
spite all reports to the contrary. As to how
far the presence of agents of the A. R. TJ. in
this city is true a positive statement cannot
be made. Many railroad employes have
been seen for the purpose of ascertaining
definitely whether or not representatives of
the organization conducting the
Chicago strike were in Boston.
Of the number interrogated but one man
affirmed that the A. R. U. agents were
here. This man claimed that three
organizers of the A. R. U. are now
in Boston, endeavoring to organize
unions; also to induce the ordering of a tie
up of all New England railroads and a gen
eral strike of all Now England labor men.
A diligent search, however, failed to dis
close the whereabouts of these agents or or
ganizers. It is conceded by all railway em
ployes that there is at present not a branch
of the A. R. U. in or about Boston.
Representatives of the Brotherhood of
Locomotive Engineers and of the Brother
hood of Railroad Trainmen did not hesitate
to express disapproval of the methods
adopted in Chicago. The representative
of the latter body when nsked if his
organization would order a strike in Boston,
not only stated that such a thing would not
be done, but cited the organization's consti
tution to show that the local lodges could not
engage in a sy mpathetic strike.
At a meeting on Boston Common yester
day resolutions were passed deeply regret
ting the “delivery of the U.S. Government to
the railroad kings’and indorsing the West
ern strike. The “delivery” was ascribed
to Attornty General Olney and a telegram
containing the above was sent to him.
A */,ln(rvntvi war a 1 cn conf tfk PtASI
dent Eugene V. Debs, Chicago, 111.,
stating that “a largo meeting of
sympathizers on the Boston Common today
endorsed the Pullman mid railway strikers.
Both telegrams were signed by M. I. Swift,
late of the Boston contingent of the Slew
England industrial army.
Demagogue* fJgly and tile Police
'Ready -Better Mall*.
Naw York, July if, 1S04.—There is today
in improvement in the railway mail'service.
Superintendent Jackson said this morning
that mails from Chicago came in on time
over both the Pennsylvania and New York
Central systems. For the past few days those
mails have been on an average twelve hours
late, the delay being caused by the strike.
Tlie last mail’ from. San Francisco arrived
on July 1, dated at Sun Francisco July 20.
"The workingmen throughout tub country
undoubtedly sympathize with! Debs in his
fight,” said Secretory Chris Evans of the
American Federation of Labor at No. 11
Clinton place this morning. “It makes no
difference what their affiliations arc,
“The present condition of things cannot
last. There mu3t tie a change one way or
the other, and that right away.
“Yes; from my experience as a labor or
ganizer I am of the opinion that organized
labor in New York—and, in fact, all over
the country—is likely to strike out of sym
pathy for the A. R. 0.
Ernest Bohin, Secretary of the New York
Federation of Labor, said this morning that
be was certain that if President Debs sent a
request to this city for a strike ail the or
ganized laborers would go out.
The police in this city are in readiness to
uphold the law should they be called upon
in cage of any demonstration upon the part
of strikers or rioters. Superintendent Byrnes
is fully prepared to meet any emergency that
may arise. All the members of the depart
ment who were away on vacation have re
turned tcTthe city and reported for duty. The
reserves can be mustered at short notice.
Superintendent Byrnes this morning re
ceived reports from the captains of every
precinct stating that everything had been
quiet and orderly during the past twenty
four hours. The commanding officers have
orders to report to Headquarters immedi
ately the slightest sign of an outbreak.
Inspector Conlin, whose'district embraces
the- upper portion of the city, where large
railroad yards are located, said there was no
indication of trouble at present.
The threats mado against the police at the
meeting of the Central Labor Union yester
day, do not please the Superintendent one bit
Mr. Byrnes liad nothing to say about the
remarks made by tho delegates. He regards
their threats as idle talk. The reports re
ceived at headquarters during the forenoon
gave no indication of trouble in this city so
j Col. James M. Moore, Department Quar
termaster General. with offices in the Army
building on Whitehall street, said that he
has been on duly all night and -an extra
staff of clerks and messengers were at
hand. The Colonel said that a thousand
men were in readiness to be sent
off at an hour’s notice. It was probable
that if a call came those along
the Sound, including the troops at David's
I Island, would bo called belore these in Now
York harbor. Someli.000 troops altogether
j were available in the department for imrae
! diate use. Colonel Moore said that it would
not be discreet for him to say by what rail
roads the soldiers would be taken in case, it
became necessary to send them to the West.
Pennsylvania and Erie moving
Western Trains.
From outward appoarances every thing
was moving asV usual at the Pennsylvania
station this morning. The officers declared
I that all Chicago trains were arriving on time,
and the Chicago Limited went out promptly as
usual, it was said that this promptness
was due to the fact that none of these trains
get beyond Pittsburg. This the officials de
nied and declared that the company would
not sell tickets and Pullman seats to Chicago
unless they could carry the passengers to
that city.
A man who is acquainted with all that is
going on in railroad circles said that some
trouble could lie looked for in this city to
morrow. What it would be he would not
say, and nothing could be gleaued from the
employes of the roads.
The Superintendent of Motive Power, the
Master Mechanic and several other heads of
divisions in that department of the Pennsyl
vania Railroad Company held a conference
hero this morning, but it was said that the
meeting was in no wav connected with the
No trouble has been experienced as yet by
the Erie Railroad either in this city, Pert
Jervis or Buffalo. The officials claim to be
running all trains on schedule time.
Plenty of Law for Every Step He Has
Taken—may Call for militia.
Washington, July 9, 1894.—The statutes
under which the President has issued his
proclamation to the people of Illinois are
embodied in Title lXIX. of tho Re
vised Statutes of the United States,
under the head of ‘‘Insurrection.”
In general terms they authorize the Presi
dent to employ the land and naval forces of
the United States “whenever, by reason of
unlawful obstructions, combinations or
assemblage? of persons,” it shall bo
come impracticable in the judgment of
the President to enforce the laws of the
United States in any State or territory,
<tuu nucuovoi tuc uuuaiibutou auiuux lura
are unable to protect, “or from any cause
fail to protect,” the people, aud to secure
the general enforcement of the
laws. As a preliminary to the calling out of
the militia of any of the States to aid in this
enforcement of the laws, the President is
directed to command, by proclamation, the
insurgents to disperse and retire peaceably
to their respective abodes within a limited
If then and after the President has called
forth the militia “to suppress combinations
against the laws ot the United States aud to
cause the laws to be duly execut
ed, the insurgents shall have failed
to disperse by the time directed,
the President may proclaim the inhabi
tants of that Stale "or any part thereof” in
a State of insurrection against the United
I States. But as such a proclamation would
I carry with it a compulsory cessation
.of all commercial intercourse with
j the rest of the United States and
| removal of obstructions to commercial in
tercourse is the main object sought to bo
I obtained this course is not likely to be fol
lowed even if the Chicago mobs and
Chicago authorities should fail to respect
the President’s preliminary proclamation.
The inference generally acecepted here is
that the President has issued his
proclamation as a preliminary to the
calling out of the militia of some of
the States to re-enforce the regular army
in case the necessity should arise. The
statute which authorises the executive of a
State to oall on the President for aid was
passed|>8 early as February, 1795. nearly
100 year* ago and was amplified in 1797.
The statute simply, mentions in
surection “’against the State as ground
for Federal interference,” but subsequent
statutes include also in the causes justifying
Presidential interposition, “unlawful ob
structions, combinations or assemblages of
persons’’ and “domestic violence.”
Official* here have, therefore, been at a
loss to understand why Governor McCon
nell of Idaho, in his anxiety to have the
lawless violence in the Cceur d’Alene
legion suppressed, quibbles over tho
■word “insurrection,” asserting that the
conditions there are something entirely
different from that, and he hesitates to
make a formal call on the President, using
the terms “unlawful combinations and do
mestic violence which the State is unable to
suppress,” adding that the Legislature is not
able to be convened in time lor that puiqwie,
as seems to bo clearly provided in the
statutes. Tne conditions in Idaho and in
Seattle, Washington, differ from those
in Illinois and Pacific States in
as much as no United States prop
perty is shown to be endangered; no
roads in the hands of the Government re
ceivers are tied up and no United States
mails are being obstructed. Hence the
necessity of a formal call from the Gover
nors of those States before the President can
act. _
By Cable to the United Press.
London, July 9, 1894.—American secur
ities on the Stock Exchange are flat, the
I strikes in the United States eansinc much
uneasiness. The cattle market is very strong
today under the expectation of a total stop
page of American supplies. The demand for
American dead cattle is very large and
American provisions, are generally higher.
Washington, July 9, 1894.—In the Sen
ate this morning, Mr. Peffer (dei«., Kas.)
offered resolutions, which went over till to
morrow, declaring:—
First—That all public functions ought to
be exercised by and through public agen
Second—That all railroads employed in
inter-State commerce ought to be brought
into one organization under the control and
supervision of public 01800111; and charges
for train transportation of persons and
property ought to be uniform throughout
the country, and that wages of employes
ought to "be regulated by law and paid
promptly in money.
Third—That all coal beds ought to be
owned and worked by the States, or by the
Federal Government; and that the wages of
all persons who work in the mines ought to
be provided by law and paid in money when
Fourth—That all money used by the peo
ple ought to be supplied only by the Govern
ment of the United States, and that the rate
of interest ought to be uniform in all the
States, not exceeding the average increase
of the permanent wealth of the people.
By Caine to the United Press.
Vienna, July 9, 1894.—The Roman Catho
lic Hierarchy of Austria and Hungary have
received notice from Rome that the physical
condition of the Pope is alarming, and the
Cardinals have been warned to be in readi
ness to assemble at the Vatican at a mo
ment's notice.
Washington, July 9, 1894.—The con
ferees on the Tariff bill will pursue the pol
icy inaugurated by the Sub-Committee of
iL. TI-__3 nr_- _L_ H L .11 -b__i.
ings in obscure rooms in the terrace, and by
the Senate Sub-Committee when it con
ducted its tariff building work in a back
room attached to Mr. Vest's committee
room. In order to he away from so public
a position as that afforded by the Finance
Committee room on the main floor, tho
Democratic members of the conference have
taken possession of Senator Butler’s com
mittee room, on interstate commerce on the
gallery floor, where their negotiations will
be held. This is a large and airy room with
the advantage of an annex where Senators
can retire for private consultation.
Owing to the absence of Chairman Wilson,
who was called to West Virginia by reason
of the illness of his wife, no meeting of the
conferees was held this morning as had been
agreed upon. It is expected, however, that
the committee will get together shortly
after noou.
Mr. Jones of the Senate Committee, who
was in charge of the bill, spent the morp
ing in his own room, going over the bill,
investigating samples of woolen goods that
had been sent him" and Conferring with one
of the treasury experts who has been with
him for the past few weeks.
Mr. Jones said he had received no notice
of any meeting of the conferees for today.
Exploded In Freni of a Hotel—Inno
cent Victims.
Ity Cable to the United Press.
Prague, July 9, 1SU4.—A bomb was ex
ploded in Pilsen, last evening, in front of a
hotel in which a number of members of a
German society were holding a reimion.
The front of the building was totally demol
ished. One of the members of the German
society was killed and several were severely
injured. The report of the explosion was
heal’d nil over the town, and the inhabitants
rushed cn masse, to the scene. The police at
once began a search for the miscreant who
threw or placed the bomb, and in the course
of their -investigation found three other
bombs in the vicinity of tho oourt building.
The fuses of the bombs were lighted, but
were extinguished in time to prevent an ex
By Cable to the United Press.
London, July 0, —Air. AleilviUe U.
Bigelow, a lawyer of Boston. Mass., oc
cupied a seat on the bench beside the Lord
rimnnollnp ill t.Iia I !nnrt; nf A tniinr
County Physician Converse conch cted an
autopsy on the body of Mrs. Jennie Mc
Laren, who was murdered in Hoboken, last
Wednesday by her husband. He did not
find the fourth bullet and will search
for that this afternoon. The ones lie
found were located in either breast
and in the right armpit. Mel siren has not
turned up in Hoboken and the police have
not found any trace yet. The inquest will
be held tonight at Amstel’s Hotel, Hudson
street, Hoboken, by Coroner Volk and a
jury- ,
John Wostley Welsh, for twenty years the
court crier, anil the successor of liis uncle to
that position, died at bis home, ou Dick
street, this morning. He was fifty-nine
years old and twenty years ago Judge
Be lie appointed him crier, tie was famil
iarly known as “Wes1’ and was the proud
possessor of a pair of boots which he had
owned for twenty-one years and wore in the
winter when there were heavy tails of snow.
He leaves a wife and one daughter.
Pimples, boils and other humors of the
blood are liable to break ous in warm
weather. Prevent by taking Hood,s sarsa
The Britannia Again Shows Her
Stern to the Yankee
By Cnhle to the United Prem.
Glasgow, July 9, 1894.—The Vigilant and
the Britannia started in the principal race oi
the regatta of the Royal Clyde Yacht Club
at Hunter’s Quay this morning, the Vigilant
crossing the line at 10-80:20 and the Britan*
nia at 10:00:25. The course was the same as
that sailed over on Saturday—distance fifty
miles—and the prize contested for £75. The
starting gun was fired at 10;80. The Vigi
lant got the better of the mana:uvring, and
was the weather boat in crossing the line.
The weather was gloomy, and the wind
moderate from the south. Immediately upon
crossing the line the Vigilant hoisted her jib
header. Reaching Dunoon, half an born
later, the Vigilant had a good lead. Tli«
wiuds increased at the boats rounded Skol
niorlio mark, the Vigilant turning at 12:14:18
and the Britannia at 12:15:24. Off Ascog at
1:50 the Vigilant lost the wind completely,
and the Britannia, catching a puff, passed
to win, contending that the manner in which
she was sailed on Saturday showed that sha
is a faster boat than the Britannia.
Lord D unraven has ordered, through Mr.
G. L. Watson, the designer, the construction
of another racing yacht. It is understood
that she will be built unon lines almost
identical with those of tho Valkyrie.
The work of raising the Valkyrie will
begin tomorrow.
The Britannia rounded the Aseog mark at
1:13.81 and the Vigilant at 1:17.11. After
rounding the mark the Vigilant got a fresh
current of wind and overhauled the Brit
annia off Toward Light. fnellan wai
reached at two o’clock, the Britannia lead
ing by three lengths.
The Britannia rounded Kilcreggan mark
at 4:39:15, and the Vigilant at 4:io:lt). The
wind had so completely died away that the
boats were scarcely moving.
The race was ended with the first round.
Britannia won.
New York, July 9,1894.—The commission
of engineers appointed by President Cleve
land to decide the length of the entire span
of tlie proposed North River Bridge met this
morning in the Army Building.
The Board consists of five member*, name
ly, C. M. Raymond, U. S. A., Theodore
Cooper, George Morison. George Bouscaren,
and Prof. William H. Barr.
Mr. Morison was not present at this morn
ing’s session. He was unavoidably detained
at Chicago, and wired that he could not get
to New York until half past six this evening.
Major Raymond then announced that as
the full board was not present no action
would be taken.
“There is nothing before the board this
morning,” said he, “and we will take no ac
tion until tomorrow's session. The report
of the boring experiments has not reached
us yet, but we except to consider it at our
next session. There is nothing of public im
portance today. ”
The board then adjourned to meet tomor
row at eleven o’clock.
It is expected that the different plans for
the construction of the big bridge will then
be discussed in detail.
Special to the J&rtty City Neat*.
Little Ferry, July 9,1894.—A fatal ac
eideut occurred at a grade crossing at Ridge*
field Park this morning. The West Shore
aud the Susquehanna Railroads run side by
side at this place, aud the Susquehanna pas
sengers are compelled to cross the 1\ esh
Shore tracks to board their train.
The frequent express trains make this
crossing very dangerous. Just as Mrs. Lucke
of the Old Hackensack road attemptedjto
walk over the tracks this morning, train No.
ti caught her dress and pulled her on to the
cow catcher, killing- her instantly.
Mr. Lucke, the woman's husband, is a
member of the firm of Smith & Lucke. Cali
fornia fruit commission merchants, No. 99
Park place, New York.
New Tors, July 9. 1*34.—Local forecast for
the tuistr-eix hours ending at eight P. X., oa
Tuesday;—For southoastera New York, laciu.ttoif
Long Island; .'ti c Connecticut ar.tl Northern New
Jersey;—Fair today and on Tuesday; stationary
temperature; westerly winds.
Harlnetls’ Tiiermuraeter Report.
July 9. 1 July 8.
Time. Dac. ’ Time. Baft
3KM . T2 i 6 A. M. Ot
* P.M. Tl 9 A. M.:. 1U
9 P. M. 69 j 12 a. 72
12 Hid. «4 I
—Large assortment of Toilet Articles,
Fancy Soaps, Sponges, Chamois Skins,
Brushes, combs, at very low prices. Ewing
tx uonlpuuy.
—Ask you grocer for Golden Gate Boras
absolutely pure for sale to the trade at
Cleary's wholsale grocery house, Green and
Montgomery streets
—Sandow, the strong man, drinks
“Rienzi” beer. Eldot & Co., 733 Montgom
ery Street.
Georg® Bunnell, UndertaKer and EmbalnM?
No. 4 Wayne street. Telephone call 734 A.
M'KEON-On Sunday, July s. 13<>l, Mrs. CutiPrine
McKeon, beloved mother of Patrick and John
M< Keen, at her late residence, No. 306 Seventh
Funeral on Wednesday. July 11, 1394, at-nine A. M.
TITUS--on Sam.day. July T. l&M. Paabara, Jana
Squires, wire of William Titus, aged thirty-two
Funeral services Tuesday, two P. M., from No. '.'4
Fisk's Lane, Pamrapo. Bayonne.
WELbil—-John W. Welsh, in the fifty-fourth year of
UK age. , _
Relatives and friends of the family are roapectful
lv invited to attend the funeral from his late resi
dence, No. 14 Dick street, near Newkirk. Heights, on
Wednesday. July 11, ai half past otie P. M.
lntem ent at Greenville M. E. Cemetery. *
CRAWLS' —On Sirurday, July 7, 1S94. William
Crc.x iey, beloved husband of Margaret Ana
Relatives and frieuds of the family are respect
fully invited to attend the funeral from his lare
ns deuce. No. 227 Erie street, on. Tuesday morning,
Jtuv lo, at 9:30 o’clock; thenc© Ob St. Michaud's R C.
Church, where a high nikss win be offered for tha
happy repose of his soul.
McHUGH—On Saturday, July 7, 1894, Annie Mo
Fuueral from her late residence. No. 349 Summit
aveu ie, Tuesday morning at nine o’clock, and
thence t>> *t. Joseph's R.C. Church, where a solemn
mass will be Oil'ered for the r< pose of her soul.
M’E w AN.—In this city, on Sunday, July S. 1*44. Jessie,
daughter of Alexftndermnd Sarah McEwau. aged
six m ntus aue twenty, days.
R« lathe* and friends oi the family are invited to
attend the uincral services this (Monday) evening at
eight o’clock, at the residehce of her parents, No.
402 York street.
Interment on Tuesday at half-past two P. M.
HANGS—On Saturday. July 7. 1374, Charles, hus
band ot M& ia Hangs, aged twenty nine years.
Relatives a. d fiiendp of the family are invited t%
attend the funeral services at ills late residence, No<;
584 Communlraw avenue, on Mohday, July 9, at
eight V. 'Jl.

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