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Wft!n Body of FedoroJ 6oldi<s*
Leavo Chica#a
drawn Till* Will Xftetfritftfc ?Im- Tft?
tin- Katlonnl Guard W. Wlstu'.mw?,
( iucawo. July 20. ?Quietly, r.:id with
miiitarv precision, the main bo ly of
federal soldiers who have bcoh sta?
tioned ifi and about Chicago for sixteeia
6 or less evacuated Camp MilcK,
"?? Hosing and the railroad stations
Thursday. There was no miihicsavo
that of the buglers sounding the ?seeni
i lv and other accompaniments ol mili?
tary movements. A spasmodic cheer
an outburst of applause from the
residents of Mictiigan avenue opposite
the lake front greeted some of the de?
parting soldiers, a sign that their prea
t.:,ee and good behavior were apprc
eiatcd In s.?:i?" quarters.
There is still a fair-sized camp of
regulars (,n the ^akc front and at
jlri-'i*'''". Park. Their t**:ils will dis
10near Friday as soon as convenient,
aj,.j then Uncle Sam will be repre?
sented in Chicago for protection por
po.se only by the marshal and his
deputies. The First and Third bri
rr.idesof the Illinois national guard will
remain, however, to assist the police
Incasoofa recurrence of disorder.
The federal troops, which were in
camp Thursday night, were the Fif?
teenth regiment '?f infantry. Col. Crof
ton fi'ormiia.ndinjr; I tottery E, of tho
First artillery, and one troop of the
Third cavalrv, Col. Crofton remained
with his re r/iment in command of Capt*
Mi Irs.
The soldier who remained Thursday
in Ca.pt. Gordon's camp at Brigh?
ton nark were all cavalry men, four
I, ,0ps of the Sixth and one troop each
of the Third and Seventh. They will
make the march to Fort Sheridan Fri?
day early.
The weither bureau picked out thG
hottest day of theyear for tho soldiers'
moving day. One section of the Second
artillery, battery F. of the Fourth
artillery, two troops of tho Third
eavah v. and one of the Seventh started
to march to Ft Sheridan, twenty-six
north, under command of Maj.
I; lull, of the ill-fated artillery. Two
camps will break the march, one at
The withdrawal of the Second bri
?Tjule i f the militia v. ill necessitate too
lr.crcasin ; of the police forces where
tlic natii aul guardsmen had been
i hvf of Police Ihrecnan soid ho
would s ':i l no more police officers to
t c st<"x \ ards, deeming the force thero
Kuilieicnt. Tho militia in the stock
distriot consists of the Second
; tit, a battery ;>cd troop of cavalry
i.".<[ \ vo ? ompanics of the Sixth regi?
ment, troop and a battery.
The (ire brigade which Is made up
of th< <?'? r foments, will be the last
to iv 'fire i ?(?<:? r? to si rike teuts and re
turn !?? their usual avocations of peace.
A r-.-r' I '. .3-.n-rM3:t In the House.
WAriti.vi i ix, July 2*1 The scene In
the h e when Mr. Wilson said tivtt
I.'- hope t congress would never ad
Jor.ru until t';.> question Is settled tlvivt
qi?ugrcss can pa?w no tnriil? t*Ul without
the intorestd oi tho sngaar trust bokag .
aj?ply eaj?ed f<.r, re*'<Mi\Mod a,u Stvjidvpt
tei <i notional convention. The domo-,
erat* la burst of anthnshk-m, shout?
ed, waved ban 'kerchiefs, and throw
their i ablie documents in the uir, and
? ^ several minutes befci? tho
speaker could proceed.
Fivo ClMletona Under a teliooltcua?.
Omaha. Xch., July 20.?A considcro
1 ? sensation was" caused here by tho
discovery ?>f three skeletons under the
' ? I e street sehoolhouso. Two weeks
1 workmen began repairing tho
: "' o. Two skeletons were found in
<? ccavathi; for a cellar, and tlir?e were
found Thursday. Thers seems to bs* \
:i" explanation except that these per?
sons were m tr lered and dragged there
uftcr the building was erected. Tho
.I is located iueverv tough vui< et \
Brovor Vr too a Totter to tlw HctM.
Washington, July 20:?Iutan/se !a
:<\ was created by Mr. Wilson'sea
nouncemout to the house Thursday
that he had a loiter ?rou* Mr. Cleve?
land, which the bitter had permitted
to be made public. The letter was
v .; to the desk and read, amid
profound silence. Phe letter was in
the president's vigorous style and was
a stirrm ; tribute to tho W?soa bill and
a ,: ''eel Icc.v to any surrender to ti.'O
senate hill.
A Now Pa.lace Car Company.
s,,;:??'?: PiKi.n, 111., July 20? The see
fctarj of state Thursday chartered the
C'ontincntol [?alace Car Co., of East St.
uouis. Its object is to manufacture, (
?eil r.nd operate palaco sleeping*, dining !
; ! cars, and other apparatus in !
cum* f \ m tkercwith. The capital i
fctockh |;5,0iH?,0O0, The new company !
L,nlers the Held as a rival of Pullman, |
has already began building ita '
Aatl-Oleoaiarsarlns S1U,
Washington, July The hou^.o
committee on agriculture Thursday or
^ereil favorably reported the Groat
' 'leomargarinobill. which subjects
jantatton dairy products to the opera*
"?ua oi ? tute laws, whether in original
packages or nut.
Tcok Ev jry thins la Sistt.
' ?* vco, July 'JO.- The Switchmon's
, ;utua.' v-' I Association of North Amer
?ea. v/ttlj headquarters in Chicago, is
v".'';:" 1 ? " i.v winding up its affairs
w ith a ea: h detichmcy in the treasury
! * '??hf. due to alleged misman
!;l WmJ A. SimM-ott. the late
^.rc?|ryanU treasurer of the associ
J 1;:' whose disappearauce was town
j talk a month ogo.
? :''b3ht Earthquake Shock.
!( *^A?s July 20.--A slight shock of
L.Jn??tJko w?8 experienced here at
ur^lay rnoiuing.
," ' ^ Cel., July SO. - John
::r'-v 1 ;V l Martin KeUey,t;-..-M .r
.. ' "t'- to eight'.
torXctXl ?jiiaiori B .up
The Terrible Plague Has Raged la
I In ttws HprlnjEr ?lack Death Droh? Oh* Iq
[ Canton* Thence Spread to IJoog Ko?g,
Whore It Raged With n Paoto
Broodlng Virulence.
Waphington, July 23.?Surgeon Gen
cral Wyman, of the Marine Hospital
scrvico, has received a report regarding;
the "plague" in China from Dr. Stuart
Eldridge, a member of the, imperial
board of health of Tokio and health
j officer of the port of Yokohama. Tho
plaguo, he says, has been known to bo
present in the Yunnan district of South?
ern China for. at least fifteen years
j past, at times epidemic in malignant
form. At the end of February last tho
! disease broke out in Canton, and al?
most simultaneously was epidemic in
Pakhoi, a port at the head of the Gulf
of Tong King.
During March and April the epidemic
in Canton steadily increased until in
the latter month it had assumed
gigantic proportions. The authorities
of I long Kong, the center of trade in
the far east, Iralf a day's journey from
Canton, and, in consequence, in very
frequent communication therewith,
utterly ignored the existence of danger
even in their city, until in the first ten
days of May the plague broke out
violently and extensively in Hong
Since its appearance in Hong Kong,
the epidemic which is unquestionably
the genuine bubonic plague of the most
malignant type, has steadily increased,
until, by the latest reliable advices,
the mortality is certainly over ono
hundred per diem, and this despite the
fact that at least one hundred thou?
sand Chinese and many Europeans
have evacuated the place?the former
in many cases leaving on feeling tho
first symptoms of the disease, in tho
hope of dying in their native villages.
At least a dozen Europeans have been
attacked, most of them succumbing.
From Canton and Hong Kong tho
disease is spreading throughout the
neighboring country, and will, prob?
ably, in a shorl time appear in tho
coast towns of China to the northward
of I long Kong, for, partly from the
carelessness in such matters but too
prevalent among the English in the
cast, no effective quarantine has been
or is likely to be established at these
Several eases have already occurred
on the steamers trading from Hong
Kong to the Chinese ports, but, so far,
and this is encouraging, without seri?
ous consequences, possibly on account
of prompt action on the part of tho
ships' surgeons,
A quarantine system has been put
into operation in Japan, largely under
Dr. Eldridge's advice and pcrsonal'su
porvision, imposing on all ships from
the infected district a minimum detcn
t ion of nine days when all is well on
board, and the same in case of infec?
tion, dating from last death. As all
the steamship lines between Hong
Kong and Japan are themselves tak?
ing every precaution, so far but one
infected vessel has reached a Japanese
port. This was the Pacific Mail Steam?
ship Co-hs Peru, on board of which,
while at sea between Hong Kong and
Nagasaki, one of the Chinese firemen
died of ?nmistaknble and malignant
Jdugue, on June 4, after 1ml twenty
bur hours1 illness. The surgeon of
the ship acted in an exceptionally
prompt and intelligent manner, and
though the ship was quarantined at
Nagasaki for the term of nine days
after the death, no more cases occurred
on boa i*d.
"If I may presume to advise," says
Dr. Eld ridge, ''1 would say that the
most stringent measures may need to
be taken to protect the United States,
particularly as regards certain classes
of goods from China likely to convey
infection, rags, old cotton, etc., and
also such manufactured articles as are
made in the little native workshops with
perhaps a case of plague dying in tho
same room, such things as straw mat?
ting, embroideries and every sort of
textile fabric. So long as the disease
is kept out of Japan, so long will this
country be the best bulwark for tho
United States against the importation
of the disease. Should* it break out in
an}- part of Japan, I shall see that you
have every information by cable."
Forest Fires iu Wisconsin.
West Superior, Wis., July 23.?Tho
Superior fire department was called to
South Range Sunday afternoon to pro?
tect that village from destruction by
forest fire. Several buildings have
been burned there. Fires are racing
all around this city for thirty miles,
and dozens of settlers have been burned
(Mit. Several sawmills are in ashes and
thousands of feet of standing pine.
Healed For Wall Street,
Wilmington, Del., July 23.?Carl
Itrowne and seventy members of tho
Coxey army arrived here and went into
camp, having marched from lUadens?.
burg. Mr. Browne says the army has
been to Washington to see the servants
of the bankers and brokers, and that it
is now going to New York to see tho
bosses themselves.
Nihilist Arrested at St. Petersburg.
St. Petersburg, July 23.? The polico
Sunday arrested twenty nihilists in
this city. No reason is known.for tho
arrests, but it is conjectured that they
were due to the discovery of a plot
against the life of the czar.
Railway Shops Closed.
Albuquerque, N. M.; July 23.?Tho
big shops of the Atlantic and Pacific at
this point were closed fortan indefinite
time Saturday. About four hundred
men are thrown out of work. The or?
der closing the shops states that the j
financial depression makes the step ,
necessary as a direct result of the A,
R. U. strike.
TIio Roent Earthquakes.
Loxuox, July 23.?The Standard's
Constantinople correspondent says: "It
has been conclusively established that
more than a thousand persons were
killed by the recent earthquakes."
Young Baptists Adjourn.
Toronto, Jnly 23.?The Haptlsfc
Young People's convention closed Sun?
day night with a great mass meeting in
Maj&gy hull, in the afternoon 5,000
delegates and citizens met iu Massey
Halh Sunday night's meeting was re*
murkable for lib enthusiasm and large
Second Session.
Washington, July 17.?Senate?Two more
expropriation bills?the legislative, executive
and Judicial and tbe District of Columbia
were disposed of by the senate Monday. The
agricultural appropriation bill was also con?
sidered and was on tbe point of being passed,
i but there were several individual omendmenta
I loft to be considered Tuesday. This leaves
I but three moro appropriation bills to be con
! sldered?tbo Indian, sundry civil and deficiency
I ?and of theso only tbe first has come from the
: committee. The anti-option bill, which has
; been on the vice president's table since it came
j from tbe house several weeks ago, was Mon?
day referred to the committee on agriculture
i end forestry. The conference report on the
j military academy appropriation bill was
j agreed to.
I House?The house Monday indorsed the ad?
ministration by adopting without division Mc
Creary's resolution supporting the president's
course in tho matter of the strike. The reso?
lution is similar to tbe one which Mr. Storer
tried to introduce, but for which purpose
Speaker pro tern Richardson rofused to recog
nlzo him, holding that It wns best to
infor that everybody Indorsed It than
to run tho risk of a contest The re?
mainder of the day was spent in an effort to
press tho Bailey bankruptcy bill; but. al?
though it was engrossed and read a third time,
the Quorum failed on the final vote, and tho
i vote on tho final passage will be taken the first
thing Tuesday.
Washington. July 18.?Senate?The sen?
ate had before it Tuesday the consideration of
the agricultural bill, which passed by a vote of
27 to 24. As reported to the senate It appro?
priates for the agricultural department for the
fiscal year 1894, $3.:08,163, being $5,400 less than
the amount in the house bill and $108,000 less
than the amount appropriated for '94. There
were some small incrcasos made and the bill
passed in the senate. In addition to the million
dollars given in the Russian cactus amend?
ment. Tho Indian appropriation bill was
taken up and is now tbe unfinished business.
House?Tuesday was accorded to tho com-,
mittee on the judiciary, under an order adopt*
ed by tho house Monday to present bills for
consideration, but an hour and a half of the
session was spent on other matters before tho
committee found its way oiear to the floor.
The Bailey bill, to establish a uniform system
of bankruptcy, -which camo over from Monday,
was pasHcd?yeas, 127; bays, 81. Senate
amendments to the- bill extending for one year
the time in which final payment may be upon
land entries under tho pre-emption law, were
agrocd to. The conference report on the bill
fixing a termination of time In which land en?
tries under what is known as the donation act
of 1850 may be closed up, was presented by Mr.
McRae, (15cm., Ark.), and agreod to.
Washington, July 19.?Senate.?The In?
dian appropriation bill was under considera?
tion Wednesday. The appropriation of 81,000.?
000 for the support of Indian day and Indian
industrial schools and other educational pur?
poses provoked a good deal of discussion. Mr.
Platt (rep.. Ct) taking tho ground that all de?
nominational or contract schools for Indian
children should be gradually dispensed with
and government schools substituted for them.
The item of $100,000 for the Indian industrial
school, at Carlisle Pa., was, on motion of Mr.
Quay, increased to $110,000.
House?The agricultural appropriation bill
was sent to conference. Messrs. Hatch (dem., j
Mo.), Foreman (dem., 111.), and Waugh (rep.,
Ind.) being the managers .on the part of the
house. Mr. Hatch promised to take the sense j
of the house before agreeing to the senate j
amendment appropriating $1,000.000 for the ex- |
termination of the Russian thistle. In the
courso of the afternoon six bills reported from
the committee on military affairs wore passed
under the operations of the order which gave
the day to the consideration of measures roc-"
onimcnded by it.
Washington. July20.?Senate.?An amend?
ment was offered to tho Indian bill by the son
ator from Washington, Mr. Squire, to allow
tho Puyallup Indians holding lands In soveralty
on their reservation near Tacoma. in thai
state, to soil portions of them. Tho discussion
of this Question oocupied over three hours, and
was finally decided in the negative?the amend?
ment being laid on the table by a v?te of 2G to
10. The bill was finally passed. Tho confer?
ence report on the diplomatic and consular ap?
propriation bill was agreed to. and the state?
ment was mado by the chairman of the com?
mittee on appropriations that the two remain?
ing appropriation bills?the .sundry civil and
the deficiency?would not be reported to ?he
senate for some few darn.
House -Tho llrst battlo In the open over tho
diffoi-ances between the houso and scautc was |
fought Thursday in the house Of representa?
tives in the presence of alarge and deeply inter?
ested audience. Mr. Wilson arose and said ho j
was dirocted by the conferees on the part of
the house to report they had been nnab'c to i
agree upon the amendments by tho senate to
the tariff bill, and to move that the house in- |
slst upon its disagreement and ask for a further j
conference. A resolution to insist on tho dis?
agreement' to tho senate amendments was
agreed to without division. The speaker then
reappointcd the former conferees on the part
of tho house, und the regular order wus taken
up. The conference report on the naval ap?
propriation bill, the mi'itary appropriation bill
und the diplomatic and consular appropriation
bill was agreod'to without division.
Washington. July 21.?Senate.?Tho sen?
ate Friday was the theater of a great oratorical
display. The occasion was the presentation of
the message from the house, caking for a
further conference on the tariff bill. Mr. Gray j
(dem., Del.) moved to insist upon the senuto
amendments to the tariff bill and to agree to a
further conference. A motion was made by ,
Mr. Vilas (dem.. Wis.) to recede from the dif- j
ferential duty of one-eighth of a cent on sugar; j
and this motion provoked a long discussion j
participated in by Senators Vllas, Sherman i
and Palmer in support of the motion, and by i
the two Louisiana senators?Caffrcy and }
Blanchord?against It. No vote wasi taken oh |
any of the propositions, and too senate at 5.80
adjourned till Monday next. j
House?Very difforent from that of Th?rs- '
day was the scene in the house Friday. Tho
gallorics contained only such persons as could
not gain admission to the senate, while on the
floor, at least until near the hour of recess,
were few members present. Tho committee
on the judiciary was entitled to tho morning1
hour and virtually without objection the eight
bills called up by Chairmen C'nlberson were all
passed. Conference wi?s ordered on the
amendments to the legislative, executive and
judicial appropriation bill. ;
Washington; July 2;t?senate?Not in scs-;
sion Saturday.
House?The Tucker joint resolution provid?
ing for an amendment to the constitution, by j
which senators are to be elected by the people, )
was passed Saturday, as the result of clover i
manipulation of members and their votes. It
was adopted by a vote of 15*7 to 49. a two-thirds
majority being necessary, as it is an amend- j
raeut to the constitution. Not even the most
sanguine of the supporters of the proposition
on the house side, however, entertains tho Idea '
that It will successfully run the gauntlet of
the senate, for this is the second time that tbe
house has passed such a resolution.
War Humored.
London, July 23.?A dispatch re^
ceived here Saturda}T afternoon from \
Shanghai sajTs that a rumor is iu circu- j
lation there that war has been de?
clared between China and Japan. i
She Witnessed the Musxacrc.
Valdosta, Ga., July 23.?Mrs. Eliza
Fuller, the last surviving witness of ;
the massacre of the Wilds family by
the Seminole Indians in 1838, is dead, j
at the age of 05. She had to hide in the
swamp for over a week in order to
elude the savages.
Hurt-lar* fl'.nkt* a KH-U Haul. ,
SriUNGFiKi.d, 111July 23.?Three men j
entered the grocery store of James Mc- i
Graw as he was closiug up for the
night, and by torture compelled him to
open his ,-ufc and give C ? the S2.100
in gold it contained, 'j ey ten bound
him and left ;
Lerenf?? Fund for Delia.
NftW York, July 23.?President
(jompers, of the American Federation
of La. or. has issued an appeal to all
he 11 '?i ,"i'nizittions to unite in a de
fi'tt e f ind for Eugene V. Debs. The
U >\r < fon bends the list with $000, and
its? loci officers with subscriptions of
Four Incipient Blots at tho Celebrating
Town?The Company Threatens to Kfr
Open With Non-union Men.
Chicago, July 21?The determina?
tion of the Pullman Co. to reopen its
works and operate them with a forco '
of non-union employes, if the old em- ?
ployes refuse to return, has aroused
the strikers to a white-hoat temper, i
and both militia and police are looking ;
for trouble before Monday night. Fri- j
day evening- there was a conference be?
tween Col. Turner and Police Lieuten?
ant Passett, and it was decided to keep
a close watch on the Purnside and
Roseland district throughout tho
There were no less than four incipi?
ent riots in Pullman and its surround- J
ings during the day. The mo*t threat?
ening occurrence was at :? o'clock,
when a big crowd surrounde I the lire
station, where a senatorial primary
election was in progress. The militia
was compelled to charge bayonets, and
the mob retreated. One of the most
demonstrative of the crowd, a striker
named Edward Herzog, was arrested
and taken to Dnrnside.
When the batch of seventy-five Hol?
landers that had been working in tho
car shops quit work at "> o'clock they
Were followed hy a crowd of over two
hundred strikers. A detail of police
from the Seventeenth district, under
command of Lieut. Hassett, followed
at a short distance.
At Michigan avenue and 117th street,
near Roseland, where the Hollanders
are quartered, the strikers made a con?
certed move toward the foreigners.
Thereupon the police charged, and the
strikers fled in all directions. The po?
lice then formed a square about the
workmen and kept them company to
their quarters.
The strikers turned out In force at
the primary election and the A. 1!.
U. ticket, selecting delegates pledged
to W. Roby for stale senator, was sue
cessful by a vote of 241 to I for tho
ticket ill the interest of Ue??rge W.
Miller. It was the largest vote ever
cast in Pullman.
Five M>n Put to Heath nt Moatjrotnery
Aln.. Within :i Wi'ck, autl Two More
Next Friday.
Moxtgomkky, Ala., July 21.?There
was a triple hanging here Friday,
which makes five persons to .suffer cap?
ital punishment in Montgomery within
the week, and another double hanging
is booke 1 for next FruUiy.
The viet' us Friday were Pete Davn,
Charles K. oil and H?n Washington,
nil colored. The scaltol i was erected
at the county jail, nn 1 nearly live
thousand people witne* oil tho
affair. The hamrH.g-i were
fairly successful, though Paris
did not die for eight minute- after tho
drop. Davis murdered John Mvnns in
order to be able to marry his wi;'c, and
the woman assisted in the crime. St?o
is now serving a sentence in the peni?
Charles E/.ell. in a drunk*.*.n quarrel
with his wife near this city, stabbed
and killed her a year ago.
Han Washington was hanged for tho
murder of a storekeeper. .1. 1>. Perkins,
in this city.
Pesides the hangings booke I for noxt
Friday, there are in Jail here a couple
of Negroes who have been respited by
the governor.
Arkansas Populists' Nominations.
Little Hock, Ark., July 21.?Tho
populist state convention Friday nom?
inated the following ticket: (Jovernor,
1). E. Barker; secretary.of state. 11. M.
Ream; auditor, A. J. Nichols: treasurer,
T. J. Andrews, attorney-general, Or.
J. A. Meek: bind commissioner. 0. S.
Jones; commissioner of agriculture, S.
H. Newiin: superintendent of publio
instruction. J. P. Caruahan. Tho plat?
form endorses the Omaha platform.
An Indian Chief Wronged.
Washington. July 21.?Complaint hai
been made to the secretary of the in?
terior that Es-Kira-Zn-?in, an ex-!
Apache chief, is unjustly held as a j
prisoner of war at the Mt. Vernon bar- j
racks, Alabama. It is claimed by .
United States Indian Agent Clnm. of
this city, who makes the request for
the aged Indian's release, that the lat?
ter was condemned, sentenced and
exiled not only without trial, but with?
out the filing of specific charges.
Mayor Parrtee Hansel In E^.t.
? Oakland, Cab. July 21.?Mayor Par
dee, who issued a riot proch?" latjon for
the city of Oakland on Wednesday in
view of the railroad disturbances, was
hanged in cftigy Thursday ni to an
electric ligiit wire. The wire was so
high that the police were unable at
the time to procure a ladder to cut
down the eJSgy, and the rude present?
ment of the mayor swung in the breeze
beside an electric light tjil mot ning.
A Lalce C?*.ptaln'a Ps'marat? Doed.
RaCINK, WK. July 21. ?The home of
Capt. John Crangle, one of the oldest
navigators of the great lakes, was the
scene of a double tragedy Friday morn?
ing. He shot his wife once in the head
and once in the back, inflicting serious
wounds. The captain then fired one
bullet into his right temple and died
instantly. The captain had an ungov?
ernable temper.
Toxana Indorse Cleveland's Coursa.
austin; Tex.. July 21.?The congres?
sional convention here Friday nomi?
nated Joseph Saycrs. A resolution in?
dorsing President Cleveland in main?
taining the peace and security of the
government was unanimousPy adopted.
Eeconi^.s Suddenly Rich.
St. Cloud. Minn., July 21.? Mrs. John
Shea, of this city, proprietress of a
restaurant, has Income suddenly rich,
having fallen heir to ?100.000 through
the death of Lather Pryant, a rich
nncle of Pi-' lie ford. .Me., who has left
an estate ??f over ?1,0)0,000 to be di*
vide i among eleven heirs.
MUitia SttU Needed at Hammond.
iNIUANAPttLlS, Ind., July 21.?Col.
Defroes. the governor's special agent,
arrived home 1'rklay from Hammoud,
and brought no encouragement that
the militia could safely be soon re?
called. ^_
Steamjr San* at Owenaboro, Ky.
OwK.Nsjto?:.?, Ivy., July 21.?-Tho
steamer, G. 15. Monteith, struck a
snag near hero Friday and sank. One
child is mining. A panic was narrow
ly averted, n-? the boat an I b'?rge car?
ried nine h:?;nlrcd Sana ;iy ^chuol chil?
Barely Save?! From Defeat In the Senate?
In Order to Save tho Measure an Adjourn?
ment Until Monday Was Foreed.
Washington, July 21.?For five ex
ciring hours the tariff bill face?!defeat
in the senate Friday. In order to save
j the measure from certain destruction
i the managers forced an adjournment
[until Monday. This respite of two
j days will be used in efforts to heal the
I dissensions in their ranks. It is impos?
sible to say in consequence of this ad?
journment that the bill will be beaten
next week. It is certain, however, that
never in its checkered history was it in
such peril as Friday.
By their hasty adjournment the
managers of the measure admitted the
i imminent peril of the bill. All day
long they were prepared to stave off
the vote upon any of the pending mo?
tions in the senate, because they knew
that if voting were once to begin Fri?
day a straight path to the destruction
of the measure would be opened.
This can be seen from the nature of
the motions now pending. First of
theso is that of Senator Hill to instruct
the senate conferees to recede from
the senate duty on coal and iron ore.
Is'ost is the motion of Senator Vilas to
recede from so much of the sugar
schedule as provides for a duty of one
eighth of one cent per pound on re?
fined sugar in addition to fortv per
cent, ad valorem. Back of this demo?
cratic leaders were aware that Senator
Quay was prepared, if the opportunity
offered, to offer his motion instructing
the conferees to recede from the entire
sugar schedule
The greatest danger was tho motion
of Mr. Vilas. They well knew that if
brought to a voto it would certainly be
carried. In the meantime democratic
members of the house were on the
senate whispering thoir delight at the
turn things had taken in the Vilas
blow at the sugar trust and informing
the senators that if the bill came to the
house in that form the house would
yield to all the rest of the senate
The democratic senators were also
confronted by the knowledge that if
the Vilas amendment was curried the
bill would lose the votes of the Louisi?
ana senators, Messrs. Caffery and
Hlanchard, while Senator Smith, of
New Jersey, announced in stentorian
tones that he would go no further: that
the house must accept the senate bill
as it stood or leave it.
It is evident, also, that the bill is
confronted with another serious dan?
ger. If it be not amended as the presi?
dent indicates, it is difficult to see how
he can give it his approval should it
ever reach the white bouse. This was
made very clear by Mr. Hill, who
pointed out that tho president had
practically said in his message to Mr.
Wilson that the pending bill meant
"party perfidy and party dishonor."
A Boy Fashions u H?llet Proof (?) Shield
and Has Ills Brother Fire.
Wichita. Kan., July 21.?GarCeld
Wilkinson, a 14-year-old boy living
thirteen miles south of this city, was
shot and instantly killed by his brother
Willie, a boy of eleven years. The cir?
cumstances are somewhat peculiar.
Gar field had been reading about the
bullet-proof shield invented, and
recently tested in Germany. lie con?
cluded to make one like them, and hav?
ing completed it he put it on and asked
his brother to firo a shot at him. The
little brother performed the request.
The bullet went through the shield !
and pierced the boy's heart. The shield j
was made out of a coffee sack and tilled !
with scraps of old barbed wire and I
wool. The accident drove the mother
of the boys insane.
A California Butcher's Sudden Wealth.
Sax Francisco, July 21.?Anthony
Ivearns, a wealthy cattle dealer who
died recently in Enniscarthy, Ireland,
left his entire estate, valued at ?80,000,
to his nephew, .lames Kcarns, who
came to America twenty-five years ago,
and who was to be identified by the i
tattoo marks on his arm. Agents of ?
tbe executors believe that they have i
found the long-missing heir in the per- j
son of James Kearus, a local butcher, !
who is taking steps to claim his inher?
itance. _
Wants Shippers to Aid Ilitn.
St. Louis, July 31.?President Sean
Ian of the local A. R. U. has evolved a
scheme by which he thinks he will be
able to secure the rc-instatement of all
the strikers in their old positions. He
will depend upon the shippers to help
him out. He believes that If they peti- .
tion the local railway managers to take
back the old men the}- will do so. The
strikers, however, have little faith in
the scheme._
Killed In a Heud-Fnd Collision.
Macon, Ga., July 21.?A head-end
collision between a passenger train
and a freight train occurred Friday
morning at Dames Ferry, on the East
Tennessee, Virginia & Georgia road.
Fireman Rogers, of the freight, was
instantly killed, and Fireman Thorn,
of the passenger, was so badly inj med
that he died at 1:30 p. m. No one else j
was injured.
Biff Blaze at Birmingham.
Birmingham. Ala., July 21.?At 12:55 ]
Saturday morning a destructive lire !
was raging in the big building oppo?
site the Caldwell hoteL Perry Mason
Shoe Co. and .Stowers' furniture store
are destroyed. Loss will reach I
not less than 8200,000, and the liames I
have communicated to the hotel,
which is now to be burned to the
ground. _
To Avert Strikes.
Chicago, July 21.?The civic federa?
tion of Chicago has started a move?
ment, which, its members hope, will
tend toward a solution of the labor
question, and will prevent strikes
and other troubles uf the kind.
This plan is to hold a congress of,
representatives of employers and em- j
ploy es, similar to the parliament of
religions held in this city last year. 1
The representatives of these botlies
will confer and give the result of their
experiences and adopt some measures
of conciliation which will avert strikes
in the futi:re. A date for tho proposed
conference has not yet been set.
1" H A -, DaiL.vu trotte 2)e&i.
Dknviii:, Col.. July si.?Paddy Dal
ton, an ex-priw lighter and well known
in variel;. rule*, dropped dead Friday
from bent < :i.Ne;i^c. The dead man has
two '?v ???), i - on the variety stage in
Chica>?. ..\i i wid have his remains
scat there for turiai.
! To Affiliate and Demand Re-adjust*
. ment of Wages May I, 1886.
, The American Railway dilon and tho
Anieru an Labor Cnion?The Latter Con
gtatof Kvery Cl?s* of Lahor Oat ?hie
of the Railway*? Siebs* Idea.
t _
Cu'CAOO. July 23.? The Herald prints
a long- article giving- in detail the plans
\ of the American Railway union to ab?
sorb the older railway brotherhoods,
and the recently organized American
Labor union, to take every class of
labor except railway emploj'es, the
two organizations to affiliate and be
prepared by May 1, 1S95; to demand a
readjustment of wages to the basis ex?
isting prior to the panic and hard times,
and in the event of refusal to order a
general walkout.
The articles continues:
"Some broad statements in this con?
nection were made bv ofueials of the
American Railway union headquarters,
as follows: 'That on or about January
15, 1S(.).">. there would be held in Chicago
a convention composed of representa?
tive men of the American Hail way
union, the United Mine Workers of
North America, the Knights of Labor
and American Labor union: the Ameri?
can Federation of Labor and the old
railway brotherhoods would not be rep?
resented in this convention: that at this
convention all branches of labor repre?
sented would be called on to present a
succinct report as to the then existing
wage scales, and how much they have
been cut in 1802, 1st):] and 16U4; that
these wage scales should then be formu?
lated, and be presented to the corpora?
tions and railroads, with the demand
that they be readjusted to the basis
existing prior to the panic and hard
times, and that if this demand was not
granted a general walkout should fol?
low May 1. 1805.'
"As one officer of tho A. R. U. put it:
'The present strike will never be de?
clared off by Mr. Debs, and we expect,
if the Chicago switchmen remain firm,
that the Chicago roads will eventually
compromise on a basis satisfactory to
all. The present strike not being de?
clared off, a convention of the charac?
ter described will be entirety in place,
and will bring together at that time
the strongest labor organization in
the world. There will be a full
analysis of wage scales before any
demand is made on capital for a
change, and tho east will be as strongly
represented in the new labor organiza?
tions then as the west is now. The
movement of May 1, 1895, then, will be
only a rc-inforcement of the strike be?
gun on June 2(5, ls'.?4.'
"In this plan much is expected of the
new American labor union, whose
membership Is now claimed to be 1,000,
and has opened its ranks to every class
of labor except railroad employes.
"Thofxi behind the plan for the Jan?
uary convention expect the acquittal
of Debs by the courts, and that follow?
ing this, he will make a tour of the
east, delivering speeches and organiz?
ing branches of his order, while cam?
paigners from the American Labor
union will follow him to make inroads
into the ranks of the Gompevs follow?
ers. They argue that the time was
never better for the establishment of a
labor unkm to control all the labor fac?
tions outside of railroad work.
*Tho A. R. U. officials point to the
ruin of tho Mutual Aid association of
the switchmen, and the fact that tho
American Railway union has already
absorbed half of its membership, and
will have the rest as soon as it provides
an insurance department for death and
a beneficiary for accidents.
"As to the Brotherhood of Locomo?
tive Engineers, the union officials re?
gard that tis practically officially dead.
They cite the dissolution of lodges of
this order at Champaign, Danville,
Terre Haute and in all parts of the
country but the east, as evidence that
the engineers either wish to be inde?
pendent of or are ripe for a new organ?
ization. Given, therefore, the switch?
men and engineers, with wdiat they
have ahead}', the A. R. U. officials
count on a convention in January of
two thousand delegates, representing
every brauch of labor from a new.#>oy
to a railroad engineer, and with Mr.
Debs presiding;
"The statement was made broadly at
A. R. U. headquarters that President
Sovereign would not interpose a single
objection to the total absorption of
the Knights of Labor by the American
Labor union, and that since the fiasco
in his attempt to call them out on a
strike when, except in scattered locali?
ties, there were few to call out. he has
recognized the coming new powers,
and only desires not to be left entiicly
out. On the other hand. General ; ec
retary John \V. Hayes is reported to bo
decidedly averse to sacrificing the iden?
tity of the knights, preferring to pre?
serve the fiction of an organization to
a complete surrender. Those who
spoke of the coming convention ere m?
close to Debs that it was ih;i i re I Liie r
desires were but a reflection of tin
next move he intends to make.*'
' _
Faults in Conversation.
Dean Swift once said: ' There are two
faults in conversation which appear
very different, yet arise from the same
root and are equally blamable; I mean
an impatience to interrupt others, and
the uneasiness of being interrupted our?
selves. The two chief ends of conver?
sation are to entertain and improve
those we are among or to receive those
benefits ourselves; which whoever will
consider can not possibly run into
cither of those two errors, because
when any rrftn spcaketh in company it
is to be supposed l>c doth it tor his
hearers' sake and not his own: so that
common discretion will tench us not to
fcrce their attention, if they are not
wiUing to lend it: nor, on the other
side, to interrupt him who is in posses?
sion, because that is in the grossest
manner to give the preference to our
own good sense."?Toledo Blade.
An Infallible) Imileatlon.
There was an intense silence around
Mrs. Hashem's table while the chicken
was being served, it was broken by
the girl with finniy white hair, who
whispered to the one with dark glasses:
**lhllv Bliven ha* paid his board bill
at last.''
"How ilt* you know?"
"Hi* got a ; 'eve of v. bib in-at instead
o*. tnev ttg.io ;.icck,aatr .u.a."? Wash

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