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.. ..i . .. -· 'f~t ® 9:1 (W T l. ý Al . .- -' f ,,, . N r, . J ý . ____________ ______ -t ~~st r· 71 VOL. 1. MO NRO LA. TU SD Y_ 4,b, 18" .brr . - ; r OMLIA." "1'52. " ; . V 0L. 1. 'MONROE, LA., TUESDAY, " Y,.. , 1886, NOS".m52 DAILY TELEGRAPH. G. IW. t eCittllE. Editor. YV. . "rI.,lE., IPublislher ana Iltusine..s UMaager. Lai[se fNwS. Hlow the Matter Itasds at Different Points. Crlf1rc.t, M ty --The h,ox makers have recnsid.red their former de elsion to refuse to go to work yeater. clay ,fternoon iat the hall at the corner of E'ghte, ulth street and Centre avenue resolved to remain out still longer. The Irouble seemn to be Ithat the box tumkers tire unable to' work through the operations of he mill hands, and ai the fitder hav& -ji'od to continue the strike, lumnbe A t 1 have to be qorved ' lb the r" ers 'by non unionists. : d'ta alkers have therefyre r t until the lumber can be brought to them untainted by the touch of "'scab ' bands." A large number of foundrymen" held an eight.hour -meetit last evening. Raporle were calleT for from every shopin the county. They showed that twenty-three men bad ylelded to the demand for eight shops and will pay for eight hours work, giving, double pay for extra time. Three of these shops hive agreed to pay for nine hours work. Five firms have refused -"to adopt the eight.hour day and two of them have shut down indefinitely. The following preamble and resolu tLons were adopted: Whereas, we conider it injudicious to burden the eight-hour. question with the wage question, believing tlht the wage question will regulate Itseut in the near future. Therefore, Reaolved, that in all cases where it 'p proposed to give eight hours' work with pay for eight hours we reco mend that the proposition be accepted. It was estimated Sunday night that 40,000 of the 225,000 wageworkers of Chicago have already profited by the eight hours movement. About 65,000 are supposed to be out on a strike yesterday morning. In many instances where large bodies of men are solidl fled under a trade'movement long strikes are threatened if the present attitude of the employes is main tained. The movement has not yet been attended by any violence. LOUIVILLE, May 4.-One hundred and fifty workmen at the Davis furni., ture manufactory struck yester day -wrning bcctuse their employer would sixthccede to their demands for the Lodge, our system. By agreement all It the Bniture manufacturers will close o'clock .1i morrow rather than put the Lodge was ropatem in operation. They 180, with a mefl' 1 the entire State. Sinc1 4.--A very gen tave been 2174 new here yesterday dand consequently I ur demands of in this State 3,100 metn hod carriers, rs, painters, : ,ston last week, the 70th 1 numbering state was organized. 0 e demandes or Sheppard's report sh in some order is in a flourslebing roking to Itles are rs. No i. dist obpnn e oq the peace, and none thbreiweae Il talsty !rte hkr. , PIrriUUG, P., May 4.-4trlres wte inaugurated yesterday morning by stone masons, carpenter gad plaster ers for a reduction from ten to nine hours a day. About 1,800 men in all quit work. The laborers at the court house tb the number of 40 and 22 journeymen bakers in two shops also struck yestetday for a decrease in hours, The-number of men in this city nowengaged ia the movement is estimated at 8,500. The Strike on the Gould System De clared Of. ST. Louts, May 4.--Lte on last Saturday night Mr. J." W. Haynes, Mr. Win. IH. Ba1ley add Mr. Barry, members of the executive board of the Knights of Labor, met the congression at committee informally and the meeting led to the happy result of the Knights declaring the strike off, which is fully explained in the follow ing correspondence, which look place: ST. LoUIs, Mo,, May, 3 1886.-To the General Executive Board of the Knights of Labor of America: The testimony taken by the CongressIonal investigating committee show conclu sively that very serious losses to cqmm mereial agricultural and other luter ests of the entire country have result ed from the labor troub e upon the lines of railroads belonging to the Southwestern system of railroads in the State of Illinois, Missouri, Kan sas and 1'exas, and that by reason of said trouble a large number of persons not directly connected therewith have been thrown out of employment. Un willing at this time to express any opinion in regard to the causes which produced this condition of affairs to indicate where the blame lies for its continuance; animated solely by a desire to render all assistance in our power in an endeavor to restore pence and individual happiness and commer. clal prosperity to citizens of this coun try,oiad particularly of the five States 40dI~~bot, we do hereby respect At ti .t earnestly request you at -tl' . and citizens having the kti- ' .tri, people at heart to advise a ptoer official channels a dis 1.outýahee of the strike on the rail. road heletnbefore mentioned and to leave the question whether employes or officers of the corporation were justi fIable, to our decision, that public opinion may be witheld until the cone gresslonal committee under investiga. lion shall have completed its work, Fueliog assured that compliance with this request will merit for your board and( for those who may act in confor mity with your council the approba tion of the people of the United States we remain your obedient servants, A. G. CURTIN, J. H. OUTHWAITE, JA.I. BUCHANAN, W. H. CRAIN, A. X. PARKER, J. W. STEWART. MONROE BAKERY, DESIARD STREET, Wm. a. MILLER, Proprietor. Families supplied with bread made of the met flour. Cakesof every kind kept, for ale, or made to order. 'ANCY GRCERIES, TOBACCO, CIGARS, FRUITS, CONFECTIONS, &e., gept in stook and will be sold at the lowest narke tprice. ----;- ;-------- ----- -11"I kill'~l" ;.IJ : A.uz ,! S 4 f 1$ 2 ! pionl. atli . GENERAL MARKDGW" °"" STOCK YET COMPLETI;ER .., dletermned to CLSE Uhis entire Stfok, FALL' AND WINTER ilOOD regardless of COST or VALUE. Cash purchasers are offered Bar sins never hafore be i h " This Great Closing-out ale will comuiefc oOn Jaonh" 7th, and will Continue Far Thirty Days Only.' The attention of the LADIE, to an Elegant Line of especially invited. GRAND ST., MAIONROE LA. SUK YBLETT BROS. DEALER IN T HARDWARU, BLACK SMITH' & MACHINIST ' Tools, Cooking and Heating Stoves, Iron, Steel, Wagon Timbers, Belting, Guns, Pistols Sporting Goods and House furnishing Hardware. MONROE, LA. detiriune d to OLSE Uhii ent-re.Sto.k... " ..'.'.. .-- - FOR BARGAINS CALL ON H. D. K ING. No. 7reat Closing-ort, Monroe Louisiana. Daler in Dry Goods, Groceries, lothosirng, Hats, Blots, Shoes, Hardware, Saddlery and Plantated. on Spples Etc. Etc. ERNEST FUDItIKAR ()TTIIAND ST., MOR OE. LA. - DEALER IN - Cholicse Family Groceres, Wines, Liquors, Cigar, Tobaece Genera Housessorted Mrfuhniie. Hardare. No 7DeSiard Street, onroe Louisiana .