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k LABOR'S FIELD.
ficial Report on That Virginia
bcEJKGES SUBSTANTIALLY TRUE
, )he Ulmr Contract Lw Hits Not
Violated Incle Sam Has No Jo-
ri-"'''t'"" lar""MJ sncceasiul nova
is3wst ttie Striking Cokers Bring oik
,lSiitanI Puts the Sheriff In Charge
I ji,,. I. .thing ironoieat Rochester,
' ffiSHiNi.rox City, March 27. SpetitT
. e . i , .
IL,f3: i,:ivtou, ui iub treasury aepar"
- i T 1 1 ti
Iut, wiic wui, iu cu. jioru, w. a .
...r.v of criu'lty by the contractors build.
13-asiOtioii of tbe Norfolk and Western
". f..-.l i.. ir i i
!liv;iy, j'lt-iciicu uj nuujjnnan UltJOr-
ljV r.t- iiKuie Ins report to the treasury
Lurrnn-nt -Mr. Lay ton, who has locg
ouniicfi'-'ii wiiu i,iior onjamzitiorn.
iteil liis attention to finding out
IrtetliiT i ne anen contract law was vio-
itfil. as unless it had been the United
jyis would nave no jurisdiction owr
.contractors. Agent laytou reports th it
ie found no evidence that the alien con-
. t I . L .1 1 .
net i:tur iw unu oeen violated.
Heceived and Ill-Treated.
He found, however, that the Hungarian
jtKirers in question had been picked up
i the streets of New York by Mayers &
n'lff.v.k's employment asrencv ami fl
prestations triads to them by R. L. D.
jwutlitil. who noted as the agent for
'invli lit Co., the contractor at Elk
Hxa l neir treatment nt Elk Horn was
in!. Tin- nifii had become indebted ti.
the i-ivir motors lor transportation frt m
' V. rk to Elk Horn, and also for
burl, mid :i the weather had been bid
tliey tt-rre heavily ia debt, in soma cases,
Bihe C'titractors. The men became d s
atistk'd with their condition, but ns-thjy
entered into a contract to work for a
.nvea time, and were also in debt to the
Mitra: tors, the latter used violence to
Tirl the men when they attempted to
..five tlieir work.
A flatter for the State Courts.
Asirant Secretary Spaulding said that
aer-port showed that thenienwere.de
wvii. I. ut as the alien contract labor law
hi ti. t been violated, the United States
,ii n. control of the matter. It was, he
i. i question bet ween employes a id
'i.ver.-, and if the former h;id just
.r.'v.iaivs, as seemed to lie the ctise, the
;v- were open to them.
!N THE COKE REGIONS.
l!V Operator Trvinir to Iipm.
TTDALE, Pa., March 27 The un. x-
hrfted move of the coke operators in it-
i mg to resume operations at a reduo
en and with a sliding scale, has created
.rvut excitement throughout the region.
:ae operators state that the efforts to
urr are more successful than expected;
hat work has been resumed nt fifteen itu-
y.rtant plants. The reports, however, are
mtlicting. The labor officials coudeinn
he proposed scale, aud are making 1 ho
aost strenuous efforts to counteract t he
!inve made by the operators.
The Mob Gets to Work.
Last evening the men working at
eiiritig No. 2 plant were raided and rout-
M t.y a large gang of strikers. IStones and
lulis were used. One man is said to have
iwn seriously hurt. Sheriff McCormiik,
with a large force of deputies armed with
Winchesters, are now at the works. A
I niontown dispatch says the strike in the
southern end ot the coke region is prac
tically broken. Work was resumed les-
tcrday at several of the largest plants in
A Great Lockout Imminent.
Rochester, N. Y., March 27. The lock
out of the clothing cutters is a seri ins
mutter to the thousands of employes who
are dependent upon the clothing industry
for employment and suDnort. Xeurlv nil
of the leading clothing manufacturers
will have finished work on all clothing
cut by the locked out men by the end of
this week, and unless the cutters return
to work or others take their places next
Monday 20,000 people will be thrown out,
of employment The manufacturers will
attempt to resume work as soon as possi
ble with cutters from other cities.
Indicted for Proscribing a Workiugir en.
Moxtpelier, Vt., March 27. The crim
inal action of the State vs. J. B. Dyer,
Patrick Morrison, Frank Morrill, and E.
II. Sherburne, officers and member i ct
the Granite Cutter' union, indicted for
conspiring to prevent Jacob McClure, a
non-union cutter, from obtaining work,
was begun heYe yesterday. The trial
arouses great interest in labor circles.
Italians Very Much Worked Up.
Wheeling, W. Va., March 27. Positive
information has been received that the
Italians working on the Ohio Valley rail
way are organized. They became almost
uncontrollable, and about 100 of them
wore discharged and paid off. Those re
maining are shirking their work, and
tiieir employers are alarmed, fearing an
Asking for an Increase of Wages.
I'llILADELPHIA, March 27. The em
ployes of the New York division of the
Pennsylvania Railway company are .sign-in:,-
a petition asking that their wag js lie
increased nearly 15 per cent., and, when
all the signatures have been secured, the
petition will be presented to General Man
ager Pngh direct.
Aimed at Labor Proscription.
Augusta, Me., March 27. A bill was
passed in the house yesterday providing
th.tr any one preventing by force or- in
hmidation any person from enterin? or
remaining in any man's employ shall be
'utile ioa fine of $500,ortwo years' impris
onment. Trains Are Knnning Again.
Kansas City, March 27. The reat
"ii'iu-storm which prevailed throughout
state Tuesday aud Wednesday is over
a'il the snow-bound traius were released
yesterday. The first traiu from Denver
"id ilocky mountain points that ret.ched
Kansas City since early Wednesday taorn
"'g arrived yesterday morning.
Two Men Waylaid and Killed.
Sew Orleans, March 27. A special
frrm Home, this state, says that at Beaver
j-feek bridge, three miles from there, J. F.
ugleandJ. N. Fewer were waylaid
Wednesday and killed. A sheriff and
J'osse went after the murderers, but they
'Ja?e little or no clue to work upon.
Twenty -six hundred emigrants landed
at Castle Garden Thursday.
. LEGISLATION IN ILLINOIS.
Matter. r Interest Attended to by th.
Assembly of Solon.
Springfield, Ills., March 2T.-The sen
t yesterday received and filed a commu
nication from Thomas E. Sherman thank
ing the legislature for its condolence on
tbe death of his father, Gen. Sherman.
Miss Lottie I,wdr.ilk was made an as
sistant secretary. Bills were introduced:
afrtni!inK, the board of education to
adopt a uniform system of text books for
public schools; providingthat before Wing
?nlin t0take P"'ionM locomotive
engineers persons shall be subject to an
examination. The holiday labor day bill
Wilier.1, "nly ne Vote Kint it
ref n t , resolution accepting the
refund.ng of the direct tax was adopted,
melt r T?i,Uln for sinedie adjourn
ment April 15 wa, laid on the table.
Proceedings in the House.
nlti 98 had R ,ODK ,lebale on the res
olution to appoint a state World's fair
commission to have control of th dis
bursement of all monies votd by the
state and management of all state exhib
its The resolution was offered bv Mer
rill, nd opposed by Heaven, and "it was
referred to the World's fair committee,
ineb.llto regulate stock yards charges
was referred to the agricultural commit
tee. 1 he constitutional amendment reso
lution to abolish minority representation
was sent to the judiciary committee.
Bills were introduced: To require rail
ways to bcild all bridges of iron or steel;
providing for the election of presidential
electors by districts; fixing the minimum
license fee at 1,000. The bill was passed
Riving niumcip(dities under special char
ters the same right to levy taxes for edu
cational purposes as those under general
The WiM niistn Keupportionment
Milwaukee. Wis.. March 27. -The re
apportion ment of the state into congres
sional diMKcts was completed by the
Democratic members of the committee
yesterday and submitted to the full com
mittee. The Democrats figure that five,
and possiblv seven, of the district
will be Democratic. Two R?pub
hca ti wards and three Republican towns
in Milwaukee county are tacked to Demo
cratic lake shore counties by the newdeaL
The senate postponed action on Governor
1 eck s veto or the Waupaca soldiers'
home bill till Tuesday night. In the house
t .ie 2 cent fare bill was ma.lu special order
for April 2. A constitutional amendment
resolution providing for election of sena
tors by the people was introduced.
Putting Pressure on Iloyd for a Veto.
Omaha, Neb., March 27. Hundreds of
petitions are being circulated throughout
the state requesting the governor to veto
the maximum rate bill recently passed bv
the legislature. Thousands are signing
the petitions. It is now feared that seriou
complications will result in the event of
the measure liecoming a law, and boards
of trade all over Nebraska are urging the
Lansing, Mich., March 27. Yesterday
the bills amending the charters of the cit
ies of Marquette, Ishpeming, and Besse
mer with reference to the mode of choos
ing the various city officials were passed
aud snt to the governor for approval.
The house passed the bill appropriating
$175,750 for the soldiers home for the next
two years. :
Exploded a Keg of Powder.
Madisdnyille, Ky., March 27. A keg
of powder exploded in J. E. Ruley's
grocery Wednesday. J.B. Stewart, a clerk,
and D. A. Bondurant, a customer, were
badly injured. Stewart's face and hands
were burned to a crisp, and if he recovers
will probably lose both eyes. Bondurant
was badly burned and injured by flying
particles. The store was wrecked and
buildings adjoining wen? badly damaged.
The accident was caused by the discharge
of .i rills in Stewart's hand while in close
proximity to the powder.
"Honor's" Conscience Contribution.
Washington- City, March 27. A lump
of gold was received at the treasury de
partment yesterpay from New York and
placed to the credit of the conscience
fund. Accompanying it was a note
signed "Honor's" which stated that the
lump of gold had been left in "Honor's"
possession for some time, but as he be
lieved that the gold belonged to the gov
ernment be now turned it over to the
treasury. The lump of gold will be seat
to the mint.
Declines a Blighty Cold Job.
Newport. R. L, March 27. Assistant
Surgeon Robert M. Kennedy, United
States navy, attached to tbe United States
training ship Richmond, has received an
offer to go as regular surgeon of the con
templated expedition to the north pole
under command of Civil Engineer Peary,
United States navy. Dr. Kennedy feels
much complimented, but says he can not
accept tbe appointment.
Her Hlood Is on Their Heads.
IlAZKLToN', Pa., March 27. Millie Cap
cie, 16 years old, committed suicide at her'
home in Foundryville yesterday by shoot
ing herself. The parents of the girl
wanted her to marry an aged suitor, but
the girl was in love with a youug man, s
neighbor, and took the matter so much to
heart that she killed herself.
A Ghastly Object in Court.
MEDIA, Pa., March 27 The trial of
Mrs. Carolina Smith for the murder of
her sister, Emma Pfitzmayer, was contin
ued yesterday. Dr. Keen, professor of
auatomy, of Philadelphia, produced the
neck of tiie dead woman and testified that
the fatal stab could have been self-inflicted.
Hat Factory Iturned.
Reading, Pa., March 27. George W.
Alexauder & Co.' hat factory was burned
at noon yesterday. Loss over $00,000;
partly insured. The factory was not run
ning tit the time. The cause of the fire is
nu p posed to have been spontaneous com
bustion. Only Four Iollars for His Trouble.
' SAN Antonio. Tex., March 27. A stage
carrying United States mail was held up
aud robbed by a lone highwayman be
tween Comfort and Fredericksburgh. The
robber secured less than $4 worth of booty,
as there was no registered mail..
Another Elliott Victim.
Columbus, Ohio, March 27. John
Reese, one of the bystanders accidentally
shot by the Elliotts a month ago, is at
death's door from blood poisoning.
La Grippe at Dubuque.
DUBUQUE. Ia, March 27. La grippe is
prevalent here, and it is estimated that
1,000 cases exist io t he city. Many deaths
ABGUS, FllIDAYa MAKCH. 27, 1831.
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ROW IN THE TEXAS HOUSE.
A Onartette of Statesmen Exchange Left
Austin. Tex.. March 27. -Thursday in
the house of representativesconfusion and
excitement prevailed for a while and at
one time it was feared a collision would
octnr between memnlrs. Representative
King caused the trouble by denouncing
Representative Crayton on account of
certain remarks mada by him Wednesday.
King said that Cravton's insinuations
were not only vile and insulting, but that
they were false a,i contemptible. Rep
resentative Gerald resented the implica
tion nude by Crayton. and said that if he
was not on ,le fl(or of
the house he
wont l denounce the
man as a "liar and
Representative Shaw, of Red
".., miu ne oniy aesired to express
Ins contempt for the smallest man who
represented the smallest county in Texas
and wh i hail been engaged in the small
est piece of business he had ever heard of.
During these utterances the excitement
was intense, but it was quieted down by
expunging Crayton's remarks from the
In the New Hampshire house Thursday
the local optiou bill was killed by a vote
of 143 to ltltt.
A bill pensioning disabled Confederate
soldiers has passed both houses of tlo
Silas Potter, one of the leading mer
chants of 'Boston, and well known as a
philanthropist, is dead.
Wholesale patent medicine men at " -vr
York propose to combine agains retaileis
who cut prices ou goods.
Sine,; Lawrence Barrett was buried by
a Roman Catholic priest it has transpired
that the great actor was a Mason.
r Norman T. Cassette, an old citizen of
Chicago, and well known in Masonic cir
cles throughout the country, died at his
home in Chic.-.go Thursday, aged 52 years.
Wiley Overton, a negro policeman of
New Yorkri the victim of a boycott on
the part of the other members of the
force, who refuse to have anything to do
George W. Moss was hanged at Wilkcs
barre. Pa., Thursday, for the murder of
his wife, and August W. Stangley also
suffered the extreme penalty of the law
at Mauch Chuuk, Pa.
An agent of the Canadian Pacific rail
way who was in North Dakota endeavor
ing to secure settlers for a new colony on
his road, was ordered out of Eureka. They
have no population to spare.
The following national banks have l-eu
authorized W begin business: First Na
tional bank of Bathgate, N. D., capital
S5(,0(HI; Reedsville National bank of Reeds
ville, Pa , capital $50,000. and Tampa Na
tional bank of Tampa, Fla., capital $50,
000. The government has ordered stockmen
to take their cattle out of the Osage reser
vation in Indian territory, where said cat
tle are grazing under leases with the In
dians. There are 100,0-tl head grazing
there, and the cattlemen don't know what
to make of the order or what to do.
Killed by an I'mbrella Stab.
Albany, N. Y.. March 27. Tuesday
night Thomas Williams, a peddler living
in Chicago, was brutally assaulted and
was picked up by the police and taken to
the hospital. There the physicians found
what they supposed was a wound caused
by a kick and which had knocked his eye
out. Yesterday he died and an autopsy
was held. When the c ip of the skull was
removed it was found thatnn umbrella
point had been jthtied into t he eye nn I the
ferule had coi.ie off and was imbedded in
the brain. Oae of the assailants, John
Murphy, has been arrested, but claims he
only struck Williams with bis fists.
Mysterious Murilrrnfa Woman.
Mitchell, Ind., March 27. Mrs. ivl
Weideffer was murdered Wednesday
while her hu'band was away from home.
She was shot twice, once thmush the side
and once through the head. There is as
yet no clue to the mur erer. -
Dr. Crosby Has a Kelapse.
New York, March 27. At midnight
last night Dr. Crosby was in a serious
condition. Grave fears were felt that 1 e
would not recover, and a change was ex
pected within twenty-four Lours.
Ea-Congressman Bragg 111.
Los ANGELES, Cl., March 27 Ex-Congressman
E. Li. Bragg, of Wisconsin. t
ill with pneumonia here, but his condition
last evening was much improved.
The Weather We May Expect.
Washisotosi Cttt. March S7. The foUotriac
are tbe weather indications for twenty foor
hours from 8 ft. m. yeaterday: For Iowa
Fair weal her by Friday night: slightly warm
er; variable winds. For Upper Michigan
G --noral y fair weather; warmer by Friday
night; variablo winds. For Lower Michigan
and Wisconsin Bain in southern por
tions; light rain in northern portions; no
cJiange in temperature: easterly winds.. For
Indiana and Illinois Ram or snow; slightly
warmer weather; northerly winds.
l liicAiio. March 36.
The quotations on the b arj of tra le, today
were as follows: Wheat No. 2 March, oiicned
$1.01- clowd il.W: May, oincd tl.OU-6.
closed Sl.llJSii; July, opened gl.Ult. closed
fl.Oji. Corn No. 2 March, opeued . cloned
uT4c; May. tipened Uv', closed tV(Jc; July,
opened fctinc, closed 04 V- Oats No. 2 May,
opened MVc, cloned 53c; June, i.xtiod Mtje,
closed a.?4e; July, opened 5i" cloned M'40.
Pork March, opened . timed fll.724;
May, opened 512.U4, closed flltr'4; July,
opeued $12.50, closed SLIK.14. Lard-March,
opened , clou d $0.3714.
Live stock Following were tu prices at
the Union stock yards: Hogs-Market opened
weak with prices 10.l.rc lwer; bght gradi,
$4.1)'(j4.4-"; rough packing. $18.104.22.168; mixed,
$22.214.171.124; heavy packing aud shipping lots,
$4.!iOii4 ti5; pigs. M SM4 UI.
Produce: Butter - Fancy separator, lV-&&
3)c per lb: fresh dairies, Zi;t(Xc; packing
stock, 11(2,1-. Kgcs-Stri.Ttly freh. tio per
doz. Dressed poultry Chickens, KjjKJc per
lb; ducks, tioli-; turkeys, mixed lots IK'.Lfr-;
geese. !Ltc- Potatoes White roue, $1.17
1.10 for seed; Hebron. JLUOALW; Pe rloss,
$1.0J!f 1.05. S?woet potatoes Illinois Jerseys.
$1.0113.50. C ran berries-Bell and cherry.
$X.00,$8.50 per bbl; bell and bugles, H.m,i9.UU
Apples Cooking, $U.U0(t4.(il per bbl; eating.
$4.005.(10: faucy varieties, $4.U4fi.UJ.
New Yoke. March an
Wheat-No. 2 red winter. $1. 171.17
cash; do; May. $L10; do June, Sl.lKc
L0S: do July. $1,001$. Corn-No. 2 mixed
oae4c cash; do May, 754; do June, 71c;
do July. 70c. Oata-Dull and weak; No. z
mixed, 59' 4c cash; do May, SMlc; do Jnly,
5S-(C. Rye NominaL Barley KominaL Pork
Dull; meea, Stf.uwa, 12.50. Lard-guiet; May,
$0.76; July, S6.W.
Live stock: Cattle Market steady, but no
trading in beeves; dressed beet. Arm; native
sides. 7H&Vc V Sheep and lambs Market
dull and -barely steady: sheep, $6.000.40 p
10U tw; lambs. to.U7.ao. Uogs-NotninaUy
steady; live bogs. V1MU
On tJu vwve
Liver, Stomach, and Bowels,
after Dr. Pierce's Pleasant
Pellets have done their work.
It's a healthy movement, too
a natural one. The organs
are not forced into activity
one day, to sink back into a
worse state the next. They're
cleansed and regulated mild
ly and quietly, without wrench
ing or griping. One tiny,
sugar-coated Pellet is all that's
needed as a gentle laxative;
three to four act as a cathar
tic They're the smallest,
cheapest, the easiest to take.
Sick Headache, Bilious Head
ache, Constipation, Indigestion,
Bilious Attacks, and all de
rangements of the Liver,
Stomach and Bowels .arc
promptly relieved and cured.
innwivu iiiiisi w
7a Esrses, Cattle, Sieep, legs, Zxz.
S00 Page Bosk on Treatment of Animals
and Chart rrst Free.
A. A. (Spinal Meningitis, Milk Fever.
K.H.trams. timraru. B henmntisa.
I.l. Rota or Crab. Warms.
irr . Heaves, raeaaiasla.
f,F Colic or ;ri ,-. Bcllyu-be.
I1.II.-.I rinary and Kidney lli.case.
I.l.EraitiTe Disease, Masse.
J. K. Diseases af Oiarstiea, paralysis.
Plngle Bottle lovir SO dmi - - agg
"Stable Case, with Kpectflrs. Mir.oaL
etertttiiry Purr Oil snl MwilcmUjr. T.A
Jar Veterinary Cnre Oil, . . l.oe
Sold by Drncvists; or Sent Prepaid Barn-hare
and in any qaanuty on Becsipt ot Pries.
HUMPHREYS' MEDICI3E CO,
Corner WUhatn and John Suv, Nrw Tort
HOMEOPATHIC f f
SPECIFIC No. .60
I At rssfi TSj nnW f.i I 4 a .
nerjous ueQiuiy, vnai weawess,
snd Pronration, tmrn em work or otiirr nam
9 1 1 per vuu. or 6 vials and lrr rial powdrrjor i.
olo ST riKrooLv-rv orfit r"'PM on rerelut
of prioe.-HUKPHRlYS MEDICIkE CO .
Oor. Wiluam and Jobx. ta, H. T.
We have moved temporarily to C. C. Tay
lor s old stand, directly opposite our old
stand, where we shall be pleased
to show our Spring stock of
THE MOLINE WAGON.
Manulacturers ol FARM, SPRING and FREIGHT WAGONS
wlP!IlM.0' fLiTPOHM other rprltf Wtm..
"Ur trad. of srrtoT worsjaaixatp sad Br'.s IIlnstnaM
spplication. fiM U NUUS l -.io!l Mart m
, rneclsJ'r s4tttad ha 1
sstrsaed PrV List ftw a
DAVIS & CO,
A complete stock ef
Pirn, Brass Goods, Packing.
Hose, Fire Brick, Etc .
Sols Afenu for
DEAN STEAM PUMPS and
SIGHT FEED LUBRICA10RS.
W rsaraates erery one rrfert, sod srffl end Cl M.
Twenty daj trial, u rraponsibU imruea.
.fety ITefttioc Boilen and Coatractors for
furolsbin? snd Ujlnr Water, sad
171 J rnnlrL,
Rock Ialaad, Dlisoif .
Telepboe Resteer rrlrbs 100.
G-oods received by
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& CO., .
1626 Second Avenue.
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