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VOL. TTiTTT. HO 172 ROCK ISLAUD, ILL., FBIDAY, MAT 10. 1635. FSXC3 TXZBE3 0S3T3. VETERAN PROTEST. Grand Army "Kick" Against the "Confed" Monument. VIEW TAKES BY CHICAGO PEOPLE. leaden at th. Boj. la Bias Generally la. cliard to Favor tba Project and Maaj a a las ta Escaae tha Protesters 43ea. Vaderwood. Kx-Confodcrate, Make, a Statement Aboat tba Matter X Bebel Itaca to Appear. Chicago, May 19. As the appointed day for dedicating the monument at Woodlawn to the Confederate dead ap proaches the opposition to elaborate cere monies In which Federal soldiers should partici pate becomes more pronounced and bitter. Near ly every day res olutions of pro test adopted by Grand Army posts in different parts of the country are pub- nmniB n irmnviu cvt 1 1 li i Some atcuicago. leaders In Grand Army circles not many, however havo declared themselves absolutely opposed to any celebration in . which Federal sol diers shall lo officially identified, and Grand Army posts which think different ly are soundly scored. In short the old soldier element of the country is stirred Vp as never before over what U regarded fy some aa a surrender to the enemy. General J. C. Underwood, commander of the Confederate Veterans' association, is not, however, inclined to feel daunted by this unexpected display of lndiznstion. Bronxe Soldier la Kot "t. flmnt- lie has just taken up headquarters at the Pnlmcr House and U hastening prep arations as rapidly rs possible. He, of course, can see no reason for hostility to the proposed celebration and assigns the whole trouble to a misapprehension of tho object, and the means by which it is to bo accomplished. His views arc explained in an interview given below. But others ore of the sumo opinion many of them prominent leaders in Grand Army circles in this city, and they, too, are at a loss to excuse their comrades. They say the atatue to bo unveiled in Oakwood is not that of a defiant soldier, but of one hon orably submitting. Moreover, the choice of Meirorinl Day as the time of dedication was the suggestion of Grand Army men of Chicago, who wished to participate In tho exercises and yet were unable to spare two days from labor, one for Me morial Day exercises and another for this celebration. Fays tha Miinndemtaadlog Is tVIWnl. Vi'hen General Underwood was seen by a reporter he said : "All protests includ ing that of the Washington Post, against what it presumed to call 'paying tributo to the flag which represented the spirit of disunion, and the triumph of which would have involved the destruction of a Croat and glorious nation, are duo to an apparent and willful misunderstanding of tne object of this celebration. Those who protest against it ore wholly incorrect and unjust in their inference that tho Confed erate flag is to be paraded or upheld. Not one word has ever emanated from me to that effect; not a thought of attempting such a thing has ever occurred to me. Ko Flag to Fly bat Old Clary. "On tho contrary tho stars nnd stripes tias been carried by the Confederate camp hero since its organization, and will be borne by that same body and also wave over the stand of tho orator and the guests. Every man of reason knons that the Confederacy is dead, that Its flag went down with it. There only remains the battle flog, the starry cross corps distinction of a regiment, battery or troop, which, like the roses jof Lancaster and York, or tho eagles of France, has become an archive record of deeds of valor on Ileitis of strife, compris ing one side of a war that Kan served to make tho great renown of tho American soldier co-extensive with the known uni verse. Neither the Confederate flag, whether the original stars and bars or the last flag that went down at Apbomattox, nor even the battle, cross insignia of a corps in action will In any way be paraded' or given the breeze on the sacred occasion. BE WOCLD HATE UARJSOST. Southerner aa Loyal Now a Any Other Amtrlraa Citizens. "It Is now thirty years since the war and time to bring about harmony In channels that want it; and those who fought the battles in the field and con quered or lost are very generally satisfied. There is but one fl.ig now, and that is the flag of our forefathers, and 'by the eter nal,' should occasion arise for its defense, tho south will not be found backward in taking up arms for its preservation. The good citizens of Chicago contributed most of the money with which the monument Was constructed and erected. How then can any one suppose for a moment that anything would be attempted among them which would giro offense "Tho appropriation ot ordnance by the Unanimous action of congress to orna ment the burial site was certainly not on account of the deceased Confederacy, but Simply in recognition ot our American soldiery the 6.IXM Confederates and twelve Federals there buried. I raised most of the funds and caused the monu taenttobe erected. I wdl in an exec utive manner conduct the ceremonies, and I have already selected an ex-chaplain and aftcward colonel of a Federal regiment, and past commander of a Grand Army ot tha Kepublio post as honorary chairman for the occasion. Moreover, being myself In command of the field I shall see that the stars and stripes, the glorious flag of the nation, aione waves above us. When the monument to General Grant was unveiled in Lincoln park, this city, the ex-Cocfederate association of Chicago Stood in line with the hundreds of Grand Army of the Republic posts, with unoov covered beads, aud Lass tuemU-r thereof, acted as an i:de to Ueneral Miles, the grand marshal of the parade. Upon an sHtor occasion where a monujnent aha!! oe erected to chivalrous Dravc'ry ot Union soldiery the same organizations will at a moment's notice be ready to render a sim ilar service; and I will be glad to uncover in its ranks. Now let us hare peace." Colonel Henry L. Turner is one of those who are strongly in sympathy with tha movement. Said he: "There are a few Grand Army men in Chicago who are opposing the celebration, bat I think the great mass of the veterans, and, besides, he great bo'Jy of the people, are in favor of holding appropriate services at the dedication of this monument. It is not erected to the 'lost cause.' The ex-Con-federato soldiers who have been influential in advancing it have not thought of such a thing. It is erected to the memory of the dead, and is a worthy effort to bury all unfriendliness, to solidify Phe country, and draw its different sections nearer to gether in business relations." ORIENTAL WAR FORMALLY EI.DED. Treaty of Pcaes Daly Hlgaed by tba Two Belligerent Powers. WASHIXGTCX, May 10. An official dispatch from Tokio received at the Jap anese legation states that the ratifications of the treaty of peace between Japan and China were exchanged at Che Foo on Wednesday. No changa was made in the text of the treaty as originally concluded. Taking into account, however, the recom mendations made by Russia, Germany and France, the Japanese government hbs agreed to renounce the permanent possession of the Liau Tung peninsula on condition that the arrangement regard ing the terms and form of renunciation shall be reserved for adjustment between itself and the government ot China. This latter stipulation is construed to mean that Japan will not surrender the peninsula until a suitable indemnity shall have been paid, and that it may have been agreed between Japan and China that the possession of Port Arthur itse'f will be retained by the Japanese for a ter.'i of years extending beyond the date when the indemnity has been paid in full, thus assuring to Japan not alone the payment of tiie indemnity, but also sufli ient time to sufcguiird herself against anything like a war of repiisaL CITIZcNS TAKE A HAND. Bosinesf Mon Hectare Themselves fir tba Kmployer la a Case of feirikv. WiUDNEa. Ida., May 10. The Bunker Hill nnd Sullivan management having expressed a willingness to resume work in their mino at -J for miners and (2.W for car men and shovelers. the business lien of Wardner aud Kellosg drew up this statement, which is being euerally signed; "We, the under-siiin-'d citizens of Wardner and Kellogg.ln consideration of the extremely low price of lead and silver.and in further consideration of 4 ho fact that the cost ot living has decreased, bcliero that while these low prices continue $3 per day for miners and 5 for day laborers are fair and just rates of wages. "We further believe that the Bnnkor Hill and Sullivan Mining and Concen trating company has the same right to manage its own affairs as we hava to manage ours. We hereby pledga tho com pany our cordial support in its determin ation to pay no higher wages while prices of lead nnd silver are so low; It being un derstood thnt said company will restore wages to the former basis of t i 50 and t'l whenever the prices of lead and silver ad vance so that tho combined value in New York of 100 pounds of lead to X'A ounces of silver shall amount toftl." CASE SEEMS TO BE COLLAPSED. Illinois Senate Pails to Prosecute tha Cooper Contempt Matter. Springfield, May 10 The state senate In the case against Frank IL Cooper, for contempt, after adjudging him guilty a few days ago has refused to Ox his pun ishment and practically allowed him to go free. The senato adjudged him guilty of contempt by a vote of 23 ayes to V) nays, President Gill casting tho deciding vote, rMnce that time Cooper is supposed to havo been in the custody of Sergeant-at-Arms Anderson, but in reality he has been enjoying a vocation and living at the best hotel in town. Before placing the order of commit ment In tho bands of Anderson President Gill secured tho opinion of tho attorney general, who held that before Cooper could be imprisoned it would be neces sary for tho senate to fix his punishment for contempt. The attorney general ac cordingly prepared a resolution ordering Cooper to be imprisoned in the Sangamon county Jail until ho snould answer the questions relating to tho gross earnings of tvigel. Cooper & Co last year This resolution was defeated by a voto of 18 ayes to - nays, and Cooper will not be punb-hed for his alleged contempt of the scnae. - Ta Bang People in aUchlgan. Lansing, May 10. The senate reported favorably the bill providing the death penalty for murder in the first degree, with executions by hanging. The bill abolishing the present state board of health was passed, as was the bill author izing a governor's residence In Lansing, state property in this city to the value of fci-t,twu being authorized to be sold for this purpose. The Jewell bill reducing the rates o.' fare on the Michigan Central rail road from 3 to 2 cents a mile was tabled, lacking two votes of enough to pass it. The house debated the joint resolution substituting a constitutional amendment providing for woman suffrage at the gen eral election in 1A It failed for lack of a two-thirds vote, but will be reconsid ered and another vote had. Treasury lewm Takes a iaa' Washington, May 10. The treasury gold reserve shows an increase of C1.44V S. making its total rJU.wei.a6i. No ex planation is made at the treasury depart ment bey on g tha statement that it is pre sumed the deposit was made by the New lork bond syndicate. Ssaoked Tae Many Cigarette. ' Cincinnati, O . May 10. John Came ron, one of the best known men about town, died at his home from the excessive cse of cigarettes. 1. be deceased starved to death, and from lM) pounds be fell to ninety pounds. Cameron smoked fifty and seventy-five cigarettes a day. Hottd'a Sarsaparilla cives "Treat bodily, nerve, mental aud dijestire strength, simply because it purifies. ' vitalizes and enriches the blood. CHANGE OF TACTICS Latest Method of Running a Labor Campaign. JOE! F0ECI3 WITH. THE EMPLOYEES. Deal Between Caal Operators la Illinofe and Striking Miners ta Pennsylvania ta Compel tha Keystone State Operators te Coma to Terms Si rikera la Camp (' Aronnd Working Shafts aad Be Bap parted by Prairie State roads. Pittsbcbs, May 10 President Cairnes, of tha miners in this district, announces that he will probably call out all the min ess in the Pittsburg district inside of a week. He included in this all the mines now paying the nnion price. He proposes to have the miners camp aronnd the mines of the New York and Cleveland company at Plum Creek and those of the Pittsburg and Chicago company at Snow den and Finley villa. Cairnes said: "An agreement has been entered into with the Illinois operators to establish an equitable mining scale all over the country. The Illinois miners have been granted the 63 cent rate with the check-off system, whereby the miners will in reality only receive 60 cents, and the U cents will te paid to the miners in this district to carry on the strike. Matter ot National Importance. "It has become a matter of national im portance to stop the work of the Plum Creek and Snowden mines. They are the stumbling blocks to a settlement every where. We expect to establish a fair rate of wages and the Illinois operators hope to get control of the lake trade by this move. With the money we get from the Illinois miners we expect to establish camps about the Plum Creek and Snow den mines so that the non-union men will have to pass through our camps in order to goto work and we can win them over. There will be about 5,000 men in each ramp." Tea Thousand to Arrive Monday. In support of the reported combination between the miners here and the Illinois operators it was stated last night that the first ciO.COJ of tho money from the Illinois operators is to ttrri ve here Monday. The miners are to bold a convention here Mon day to decide on calling out oil the min ers in the district. One reason for this is that the operator's whose mines are close-i down are filling their orders through mines that are paying the scale rate FIRED AT BY FLAT TOP HEX. Indications of War In tha West Virginia Coal Begloav Charleston, May 10. Governor Mao Corkle received a telegram .from Logan M. Bullitt, president of the Southwest Improvement company at Pocahontas, Ya., stating that the men going to work in his mine just over the line in this state had been fired upon by Flat Top strikers. Tho dispatch stated that application hod been mudo to tho sheriff of Mercer county, in this 6tate, for protection, but that offi cer sympathized with tho striker t and for this reason would neither protect the company's property nor apply for mili tary aid. Tho governor wired Bullitt that appli cation for troops must come from tho civil authorities, and also wired Sheriff Dangerfield, of Mercer, to take the neces sary steps to protect property and prevent violence, and also instructed Adjutant General Holley, now at BlueCeld, to in vestigate the trouble and report. The sheriff wired that he had heard nothing o( Bullitt wanting his property protected, and that ho would do all his power to give him the necessary protection. Gen eral Holley wired that there was no need of troops. Ko Troable at South Chicago. Chicago, May lo. Quiet prevails after the turbulence at South Chicago. The dis trict is thoroughly policed and the strik ers appear to have concluded that peace Is the best thing far thorn. Tbe mooted action of the A. K. U. in the matter seems to have been premature. Dubs has not been appealed to. The A. H. U. Men say they have nothing to do with tho strike, except to stay away from work until it is settled. Stieet Railway Kinployes Suspicions. MILWAUKEE, May MX Tho street rail way employes are of tbe opinion that the company is bringing conductors and mo tormen hero from Brooklyn and other places, anticipating a strike. Henry C. Payno is in the east, and has asked the men to postpone the wage question for a week or two. Miners Strike Practically Ended. Pomebot, O., May 10. The miners' strike in this district is practically ended. Tho miners at several mines havo con cluded to stand the iciuction of one fourth cent a bushel and havo gone to work at the one and three-fourth cent rate. It is believed that all the mines will resume next week. Significant Advance la Wage. PiTTiriiriu. May 10. Tho action of the National Tube works, ot McKeesport, in granting their 4,000 employes an increase of 10 per ceut. in wages is regarded as very significant in manufacturing circles here. Tbe National Tubs works is tbe largest pipe mill in the world. Fsruwm Will Not Strike. SHAnoN, Pa., May 10. There will be no strike among the furnacemun here and at Sharpsville and Middlesex. Tba demand for an advance in wages was granted by the operators and work was resumed. It is a complete victory for the men. Walked Oat aad Back Again, MlLWACKKJC, May 10. A number of tbe striking tanners visited the tanners of Trostel & Sons and tried to Induce the men employed there to leave work. About thirty of the men walked oat, but within an hoar returned. Gen. Pleas ! laaprovtng Rapidly. Washington, May Id. General Pleas onton, the former Union cavalry leader, 1 reported improving rapidly. The Argcs delivered every even ing at jour door at 10c a week. B Absolutely Pure. A cream of tartar baking powder. Highest of all in leavening etrenstb. Latest United States Government Food Report. Rot a. BAKUfe rVywnsn Co., lot Wall Su . T. 7 Per Cent Loans. AS tin AS The following is a partial list of completed gilt-edged first mortgage loans on hand, which we offer for sale, sub ject to previous selections, for their face and accrued interest Theee loans have been carefully selected by us, and stre -first-class in every respect. They are all 7 pes enrr net to the inves tor. 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