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Picturesque California
But the Engine Managed
to Get Away.
The Trick Played on Them by
the Railroad People.
The Army at Troutdale Tries to Cap
ture a Train, but It Results
in Failure.
TBOUTDALE, Or., April 27.— The Indus
trial Army has been Tery quiet all
day on account of the rail). About
5 P. M. they were notified by friends
in Portland, by telephone, that a freieht
train had left, when they made prepara
tions to move, and when the extra freight
arrived the army was all on the track
ready te take the train.
The train pulled up to the station and
did some switching. United States Mar
shal Grady read an order from the court
to the army and asked them if they in
tended to take this train, and they ans
wered yes, they were going to Washing
The enßlneer cut off bis engine and
pulled out for Bridal Veil, fifteen miles
distant, leaving the army in possession of
the train. The army is still holding the
train, but were much chagrined when it
dawned en them that they bad been
At 10 o'clock to-night the army is still
In possession of tte freight train and have
notified the company that they will not
allow another freight going east to pass,
but will not Interfere witn mail trains.
Sheriff Kelly and several Deputy Marshals
arrived to-nigbt and will protect property.
Everytning is quiet, and no more trains
will psss to-night.
Poktlaxd, April 27.— The Union Pa
cific freignt-train, which was seized by
the Industrial Army this evening, con
sisted of empty boxcars. Each car had
posted upon it a cony of the restraining
order issued by United States District
Judge Bellinger yesterday.
At the United States .Marshal's office it
is stated that no deputies would be sent
out to-night to regain possession of tne
tram. Marshal Grady, who accompanied
the freight tram, went to Bridal Veil on
the engine. He will communicate with tlie
Department of Justice before taking any
further steps.
The fast mail which left here at 7 p. M.
passed through Troutdale without moles
tation. Latest advices from Troutdale are
to the effect that everything is quiet.
Seattv.e, Wash., April 27.— The Indns- j
trial Army marched from Camo Shepard
to Kent in a pouring rain to-day, the
farmers occasionally corning out by the
road and making them gifts of produce.
The army Is encamped to-night on
the fair grounds at Kent. One man was
drummed out of camp for stealing
another's clothes. In the evening a meet
ing was held, at which speeches were
made. Camp will be broken at 5 o'clock
in the morning, going to Meeker, where
the Tacoma army will be met.
Tacoma, Wash., April 27.— General
"Jumbo" Cantwell announces that the
Tacoma contingent of the army will move
to-morrow afternoon after a street parade.
At the city limits wagons will be in wait
ing, he says, to transport the army to
Meeker Junction, ten miles away, where
toe Seattle army will be met.
Marshal Drake returned this evening
from a trip over the line, having visited
the Seattle army at Kent. A detachment
of deput es will accompany that crowd to
Meeker to-morrow.
By the time the Seattle and Tacoma con
tingents reach the Junction a large force
of deputies will be concentrated there.
Marshal Drake says he will resist strenu
ously any attempt on the part of the in
dustrials to seize a train.
Washington, April 27. — Attorney-
General Olney has telegraphed to Mr. Mc-
Naught, solicitor of the Northern Pacific
Company, recommending that hereafter,
In case the Commonweal parties atiemut
to seize or interfere witn the property of
the railroad company, application be
made to the local State tribunals for pro
tection. If the Governors'failot their duty
in this respect, as it is reported that Gov
ernor Pennoyer of Oregon has done in re
fusing the application of Sheriff Kelly at
Troutdale for militia, then the national
Government will be obliged to act through
toe United States courts.
Salt Lake. April 27.— A special from
Helena to the Tribune saye: The 330
men captured by Colonel Page are still held
under military guard. Colonel Page is
waling for lustractiuDS. It is understood
that only the leaders will be brought to
Helena and that the rank and file will
probably be turned loose in small de
tachments. The Governor looks to the
Federal authorities to take care of the
Genera! Kelly Was Once a Profes-
sional Player.
Stuart, lowa, Apiil 27.— General Kelly
announced to-Dight that be will make a
forced march to Dcs Moines and that he
intends to bo there Sunday. The indus
trials presented a ■olid front when they
marched into Stuart at G o'clock tc-nignt
Adaiii, lowa, April 27.-One buudred
and twenty-one Sacramento men were
missing to-day when Kelly massed bis
Industrial Army for the march. Tne men
asserted last night they would walk no
further, and after breakfast prepared t
steal rides. Kam began falling soon after
dawn, and there were scarcely suf
ficient teams to haul the baggage.
The grumbling among the men
was loud and deep and Keliy
©rdered tbe army forward, telling the men
to take tbe railroad instead of tbe wagon
road if they wished. "But do not interfere
with trains," be commanded; "if you do,
you cannot go further with me."
The eight-mile tramp to Casey was very
■low, but a hot meal and coffee revived the
men's courage, and during the remainder
of the trip better lime was made. One
of Council Bluffs' advance committee,
K. O. Graham, became convinced to-day
that further efforts to secure wagon trans
portation for tbe army were useless and
The Morning Call.
[Reproduced From the Chicago Herald.']
returned home. Kelly spent considerable
time to-day organizing a baseball team.
A camp artist is preparing a banner for
a club bearing the Inscription : "The In
dustrial Nine; Slide, Kelly, Slide— On to
Casey, lowa, April 27.— Rain ceased
and the day became an Ideal oue for
nurchinz. Kelly found only a solitary
basket of bread nnd a pound of coffee
here. He was incensed at the failure to
provide food and issned the following ap
peal to Mayor Bemis at Omaha: "We are
entirely surroundsd by Pinkerton and
railroad detectives, who are sparing no
pains to break up the movement. Send us
supplies by train as soon as possible. We
urge you once more to stand by us. We
hope to make Dcs Moines Sunday."
Coxey's and " Unknown" Smith's
Armies Close Together.
Gaithersbukg, Md., April 27.— The
journey of ihe army to-day, though over
good roads, was made more than
usually weary, because of the suc
cession of high hills and deep val
leys. After lunch at Green Center
the tramp was resumed, and without in
cident tbe army marched in here, and at 3
o'clock went Into camp about three
quarters of h mile from the center of the
hamlet. There are rumblings of discon
tent in the army and there are predictions
it may go to pieces before Rockville is
reached. There have been some happen
ings at Rockville to-day.
"Unknown" Smith is down there with
about twenty-five followers, who left Cox
ev's ranks back on the trail. The un
known had printed white badges on his
men, thus:
"Friendship, co-operation and peace.
The unknown contingent of the Common
weal Army. We favor all law that brings
peace on earth and good will to man."
This evening one of the unknown badges
was shown to Coxey here. He read it,
smiled and said: "There's authlng like
The unknown contingent affect to be
lieve that when Coxey leaches there his
men will largely desert to the ranks of the
unknown. All is quiet this evening.
Valparaiso, Ind., April 27.— Eighty
Valparaiso business men have subscribed
from two to ten dollars each to assist
bands of Commonwealers if they come tn
Valparaiso. The fair grounds are also
pi need a their service.
CoLUMBtrs, Oliio. April 27.— Calvin's
army boarded a Baltimore and Ohio train
for Colurrbus, two mile* out, at Washing
ton Courthouse and rode to Mount Ster
ling. There the train was sidetracked by
order of the company. The men refused
to get off, and the Sheriff says he will not
hci until warrants are issued. A small
squad arrived here on foot. They say Cal
vin resigned temporarily to escape arrest
as a leader.
But the Army Must Stop When It
Reaches the Capitol Grounds.
Washington, April 27.— Chief of Po
lice Moore said to-day that the Coxey army
can parade down Pennsylvania avenue so
long as its component parts conduct them
selves in an orderly manner. This Is one
of the rights of an organization, he says,
and the police do not intend to interfere.
Tbej cannot allow, however, marches into
the Capitol grounds.
Nineteen men who have drifted into
Washington from other cities were organ
ized into a commune at headquarters by
Citizen Redstone and sent out to meet tbe
army. All claim to be workingmen, three
of them telegraph operators. Contribu
tions are coming in witn a discouraging in
The House Military Committee met to
day but did not consider Representative
Hoen's resolution for army tents and Gov
ernment reservation for Coxey's Army.
As this was the last meeting before the
arrival of Coxey, it makes it certain that
Coxey's followers will not be authorized
by Congress to use Government tents or
Springfield, Mass., April 27.— Major
R'xford of tbe United States Armory has
shipped to tbe Chief of Ordnance at Wash
ington 60 carbines and 100 rifle?. He says
he has 200,000 rifles and a quantity of car
bines wnich can be shipped on short
notice. The major supposes tbe arms are
intended to protect the treasury should an
attack be made by the Coxeyites.
A Decidedly Romantic Account of
General Hogan's Arrest.
St. Paul, April 27.— Two trains on the
Northern Pacific delayed by JBogun's
tramp train arrived here to-day. Pas
sengers say when Hogan reached Forsythe
he sought the station agent, saying:
'See- here, Mr. Agent, I want an engine
to carry us on East."
"Certainly, Mr. Hogan," the agent re
plied. "We will do all w« can lor you,
step right into my office."
Hogan followed him and found a
Deputy Marshal waiting for him. A re
volver was thrust under his nose. Be
yielded and sat down a prisoner. His
men patiently waited on the train nnd
presently alone came Colonel Page's
troops. The train was silently surrounded
and before the Coxeyites knew what had
happened, a cordon of soldiers was about
them and they were prisoners.
A few of the prominent leaders were
singled nut and sent to join Hogan in the
station, leaving the others on guard on
the train. A few escaped in the darkness,
but most were fouud and retaken before
morning though a dozen hid until the
regular train came along and by secreting
themselves upon it got out of danger of
arrest. Passeugers say there was much
excitement as most of the meu were
The Oakland Industrials Are Off by
The Oakland and San Francisco armies,
which have been quartered in Oakland for
a week, left yesterday afternoon by boat
toward the East, 770 strong.
The steamer Alv:ra, fined up last sum
mer for* the Davie Transportation Com
pany, was yesterday run up the estuary
and moored at the city wharf acd the men
marched down to the water front and on
board. Mrs. Smith occupied a prominent
plaoe on the upper deck.
Yesterday a committee, at the head of
which was Chief Sohaffer and W. G. Pal
manteer, the banger, negotiated with the
owners for the use of the steamer to take
the armies ud the river. Tue authorities
will not say which way the armies are
bound, but Chief Schaffer is a very much
relieved man. He yesterday afternoon
warned Auctioneer Rosenberg not to re
cruit any more armies here.
It is positively stated to-n ght, on tbe
authority of Mr. Palmanteer. that the In
dustrial Army was bound for Sacramento.
Sacramento, ADril 27.— Word has been
received here that 850 to 1000 men left Oak
land this afternoon tor this city ou tbe
steamer Alvira, chartered by tbe Oakland
citizens. No stock is taken in the state
ment that men are to be landed thirty
miles south of Sacramento on the river
bank, and expectation Is that they will be
here by 8 o'clock to-morrow morning.
The citizens held a meeting to-night. It
was reported to the meeting that General
Barker bad been fully warned not ;o come
here, but declared he bad men enough to
fores his way into the city; that tbe rail
road company and the State had valuable
interests bere, and it would be an object
to them to have his army carried East.
Tbe Mayoi, Chief of Police and tbe
Sheriff will meet the invaders on their
arrival and flatly tell them they shall get
no aid nor comfort here, and that tbe first
infraction of the law will be severely pun
ished. Tbe probability is thai if tbe army
attempts to take possession of Agricul
tural Park or any other State properly it
will be confronted by the military, as the
local soldiers are thinking of going into
camp for a few days.
Tbe army already stranded here Las
gone to butters Fort, where it will be free
from conflict with Barker's force sh-uld
the latter attempt to locate at the Agricul
tural grounds. Colonel Inmaa's men say
tbe city can call on them any time for aid
should it be required to subdue any law
lessness on the part of the invaders.
Appointments Confirmed.
Washington, April 27.— The Senate In
executive session to-day confirmed the fol-
lowing nominations: William H. Tur
bett, to be Receiver of Public Moneys at
Dcs Moines, Iowa; Colonel George H.
Mendell, Corps of Engineers; Lieutenant-
Colonel William H. H. Benyaurd, Corps
of Engineers, and Major William H. H.
Heuer, Corps of Engineers, to be members
of tbe California Debris Commission;
James D. Rearaans, to be Interstate Com
merce Commissioner.
White Favors an Ad Valorem.
Washington. April 27.— Senator White,
in submitting a resolution to-morrow call
ing apon the Secretary of tbe Senate to
report the number of measures introduced
and pending for the settlement of Pacific
railroads debts, will submit some remarks
on the various funding propositions.
Senator White does not believe a new
tariff bill has been prepared by tbe Fi
nance Committee. He thinks, however,
an ad valorem duty on sugar will take the
place of a specific. He, himself, favors 45
per ceot on raw sugar, with an additional
one-eighth of a cent on refined.
Germany Will Not Withdraw.
Berlin, April 27.— The Berliner Naeh
richten says Emperor William has in
formed the rfficialßol the Foreign Office
that Germany's interests in the Samoan
ldands will not be abandoned under any
Senators Get Hopelessly
Tangled Up.
He Wanted an Immediate Vote
on the Tariff Bill
But Harris Accepted the Offer and
Wanted to Include the Amend
ments Already Made.
Washington, April 27.— 1t was not
until 17 minutes pa3t 11 o'clock to-day that
enough Senators were in their seats to
make uo a quorum. Allen endeavored to
call op his Coxey resolution as unfinished
business, but Harris objected, staging
there was no such thing as infinisbed
business. The chair so ruled. Harris'
motion to take up the tariff bill was agreed
to— 2s to 16. Dolph yielded to Lindsay his
right to the floor, and the Kentucky Sena
tor then spoke in support of the tariff bill.
He said the country expected opposition
to Democratic revision of the tariff from
Republicans, but could not have antici
pated that in em be ra of the party that won
the last Presidential election on their
pledge of reducing the tariff to tbe needs
of revenue only would oppose it. The
justice of the extraordinary and unfounded
claim that tbe industrial panic was caused
by the fear on the part of the people that
their expressed will would be carried out
had received impl'ed recognition in Demo
cratic quarters.
The Wilson bill is not what such a
measure should be, but it is infinitely bet
ter than the existing law. Tariff reform,
which should be affected at once, would
hasten tbe return of better times upon an
enduring and constitutional basis. Sena
tor Lindsay would have preferred a tariff
bill pure and sinipie, unvexed and unem
barrassed by questions concerning inter
nal revenue, but the bill is here, and if en
acted it will be a gieat step in the di
rection of reform.
In the course of Lindsay's speech a
colloquy occurred in which Sherman drew
attention to the fact that the McKiuley
law, instead of raising the duty on iron,
steel and other metals, except tin plate,
had reduced the duly, and therefore it was
said, whether right or wrong, that it was
necessary to institute a reduction in wages,
which led to the troubles at Homestead.
Mr. Lindsay agreed that the McKialey
bill had reduced the duty on iron and steel
from the former tariff law, and be was
aware the manufacturers had attributed
the necessity for reduction of wages '-> the
reduction of duties. Tnis waa not the
real cause of the reduction of the wages,
which was to be found in the natural de
sire of manufacturers to reduce wages
without respect to the rates of duty. In
reply to a question by Aldrich as to
whether Senator Lindsay subscribed to the
doctrine enunciated by Mills, that coffee,
tea and sugar should be taxed and the
duty on steel and iron reduced, Lindsay
said be did not think Mills voiced the sen
timent of the entire Democratic party.
"I do not believe," said Aldricn, "that
either the Senator from Texas ar the Sen
ator from Kentucky knows what the
Democratic party wants." [Laughter.]
"if you will agree to take a vote on this
bill to-day you will find out what the Deru
cratic party wants," retorted Lindsay.
"I will azree to take a yea and nay vote
on the bill as it came from the House at 3
o'clock," said Aldrich.
Lindsay said he did not Include the pro
posed amendments of the Finance Com
mittee in his proposlt'on.
At 1:24 Lindsay concluded bis speech,
and immediately Senators Dolph, Cullom,
Harris and others were on their feet
clamoring for recognition.
Harris was recognized, and standing be
side his desk with the official report of the
colloquy between Senators Aldrich and
Lindsay in hi» band read tbe proposition,
as he said, of the Senator from Rhode
Island, first to vote on the bill as it came
from the House and then to vote on it as
reported to the Senate by the Finance
Committee at 3 o'clock.
Lindsay had disclaimed any authority
to speak for bis party on this proposition,
and Aidricb said be would like to bear
from the Senator from Tennessee (Harris),
who bad cbarge of tbe bill.
As Harris read tbe report of the debate
tbe interest and anticipation became in
tense, and the visitors in tbe gallery and
Senators and members on the floor be
came wrought up to a high pitch of ex
"Now," said Harris, "while 1 have not
the vanity to assert I represent the Demo
cratic party, I beg to assure the Senator
from Rhode Island that so far as I am
concerned, or so far as I can control the
action of the majority of the Senate, I will
consent at 3 o'clock to vote on amend
ments of the Finance Committee, and then
the final passage of this bill. This can b*
dope only by unanimous consent, and now
I go further and ask for unanimous con
"Are tbere any objections," asked the
presiding officer, Turpie.
"I object," said Cullom, and the objec
tion was followed by laughter from the
Cullom and Aldrich were trying to get
recognition, and Aldrich was heard above
the tumuli and laughter to say he wanted
to aadress the Senate. The presiding offi
cer told him somewhat tartly hp would rec
ognize him after be had recognized the
Senator from Illinois. Cullom yielded to
Aldricb, who said:
"Mr. President, in the course of the
speech of the Senator from Kentucky I
asked the Senate the question as to
whether they would be willing to proceed
to vole on the bill and pending amend
ment of the Finance Committee at 8
o'clock. It had no response on that side
of the chamber."
"I tried to respond to the Senator from
Rhode Island," said Lindsay.
"1 Heard no response to that Inquiry,
which whs a direct and easily understood
question," persisted Aldricli. "I did offer
to this side of the chamber to take a vote
on the bill as it came from the House
witb amendments. I received no response
to that proposition. I tben asked if the
Senators on the other side were ready to
vote od the bill aa it stood. I would Bug*
gestthatldid not ask it of a Democratic
caucus and also what the Senator from
Ohio (Brlce) may understand better than
would the Sanator from Tennessee I
would not give an option of thirty days to
answer. [Laughter.] I have been tolci on
credible authority since I asked that
question that last night the members of
ihe Finance Committee representing that
side of the chamber agreed to more than
300 amendments to the pending measure."
"Name your authority," exclaimed Vest.
"1 think the Senator from Missouri
found out the day before yesterday he was
not well posted as to what was going on in
the Democratic side of the chamber," con
tinued Aldrich. "He may be as ignorant
of what is now going on and before the
hour of 3 o'clock more than. 100 more
amendments may be made to the bill. Now
I don't intend to commit myself to a bill I
know nothing about. If the Senator will
state a proposition to vote on the House
bill at an early hour next week I believe
that proposition will be accepted."
"Will the accei tance of such proposition
exclude any offering ol amendments by the
Finance Committee?" asked White of
"Certainly," replied Aldrich.
"Does the Senator think that a candid
proposition?" asked White.
"I think it is perfectly candid," replied
"The whole thing seems curious," per
sisted White. "Here it is half-past 1 and
a proposition to vote on the bill at 3 (/clock
is made and be (Aldrich) Is 'called' on that
proposition— that is a phrase which per
haps he will understand [ijreat laughter],
and now he proposes to fix on some day
next week to vote on the bill as it came
from the House without amendments, and
he thinks that a candid proposition. Ido
"It is well understood that in the game
to which the Senator from California re
fers," asserted Aldrich, "a man could
easily decide to call a hand the next day,
always." [Laughter.]
"But a few minutes have transpired,"
replied White, "and in view of the digni
fied dilatorinesß manifested on that side of
the chamber, there enn be no claim of un
due expenditure of time on this."
"Sufficient time has transpired to hold a
Democratic caucus," said Aldrich.
Gray remarked the proposition of Al
drich was agreed to by the Senator from
Tennessee (Harris).
"As soon as the Senator from Rhode
Island chooses to back out of it let him do
it like a little man," said Harris. "You
proposed to the Senator from Kentucky to
vote on the bill at 3 o'clock. I have your
language here [tapping the official report,
which he had obtained from the official
reports]. The very moment' th« Senator
from Kentucky look his seat I addressed
the chair, was recognized, and accepted in
good faith the pronositipn from the Sen
ator from Rhode Island, frcm which he
seeks now raiber ingloriously to retire."
[Great Democratic laughter.]
"1 made no proposition," replied Aid
rich. "I simply asked a question. [Dem
ocratic cries of "Oh, Oh."] I did not say
for myself or for any others on this side
of tba House that we wcuKl accept the
measure. My proi osition was to take a
vote on the bill as It came from the House,
and I renew that proposition."
"As I understand this controversy,"
said Teller, entering the discussion, "the
Senator from Rhode Island tendered an
inquiry to the other side of the chamber.
After a consultation they answered the
query. No Senator on that side of the
chamber dare to assert that the bill as it
came from the House, or as it came from
the Finance Committee, is to be that which
is to pass the Senate."
"We are willing to vote on it," declared
"Oh," said Teller, "the Senator knows
the trick of conference committees. He
knows that in conference it can 'be fixed.'
By that it can be made palatable to those
on the Democratic side to whom it is now
Cullom again arose to address the Sen
ate, when Harris asked what Lad become
of his request for unanimous consent to
accent the proposition of the Senator from
Rock Island.
"I objected," said Cullom.
"Oh," said Harris in his drawling sig
nificant way.
Yoorhees again entered the debate, and
declared that the statement made by the
Senator from Rhode Island was not true.
"What slaterueut?" asked Aldrich.
"The statement that amendments have
been agreed on to the pending bill," re
plied Vooruees. "The efforts here are to
create the impression that a new deal is
being made. The Senator from Rhode
Island taxes the Senator from New Jersey
with being destitute of knowledge. The
Senator from Rhode Island is himself a
striking example of a man speaking with
out any knowledge of what be is talking
about The statement made by the Sena
tor from Rhode Island is without truth,
direct or implied."
"I do not know what tbe Senator means
by 'by having been agreed to/ " said
Aldrich. "That is a subject which be can
put his ewn construction on. That tbe
amendments have been agreed to may not
be true, but that they have been consid
ered in the majority of the committee is
"That is wide of the truth and ii not
correct," declared Voorhees.
"I wtll leave that to be decided In the
course of events in the next few days,"
replied Aldricb, and rested the case on
Cullom was recognized, and spoke in
opDoeition to the bill. He pronounced the
income tax a sandbagging proposition.
Cullom spoke two hours and twenty min
utes, and was followed by Dolpb, who
gave the fifth installment of his speech,
but soon sank into the background to allow
McPheraon to get into a controversy with
Senators Fry and Aldricb. At 5:25 p.m.
the Senate adjourned.
After the incident on the floor Senator
Aldricb said his reason for making a
proposition for a rote was that he wanted
to demonstrate that if a vote could be
reached on the House bill it could not
"I made the proposition," he added,
"with a view of demonstrating by an
actual test on the floor of the Senate how
idle the Democratic platform is and how
impossible it is for the party to pass such
a measure as was promised In the Chicago
He said he was entirely willing that the
vote should be taken upon his proposition
to vote upon the House bill as such, but
that when it came to amending it that was
another matter.
"My purpose," he remarked, "was to
show tnose Democrats could pass no otber
than a protective bill, and I am sure tiiey
The General's Birthday
Why the Business of the Country
Is Depressed.
The Maine Statesman Arraigns the
Administration and the Party
in Congress.
Pittsbukg, Pa., April 27.— The eighth
annual banquet of the American Re
publican Club, in commemora
tion of General Grant' 3 birthday,
was held at the Alnuongahela
House to-night and wasatteuded by prom
inent Republicans from all parts of the
country. Among the number weie ex-
SDeaker Reed, Congressmen Warner and
Robisou. General Frank Reed^r, Hou.
Walter Lyon and General Hastings.
Covera were laid for 375, and every chair
was 0 cupied. Previous to the banquet a
receDtion was tendered ex-Sieaker Reed.
After full justice had been done to the
menu President Torrence introduced Gen
eral Frank I'eeder wi;h the toast "General
Grant," in which he paid a high tribute to
the dead soldier and (statesman.
Hon. Thomas B. Reed was the next
speaker, and when he arose he was ten
dered an ovation. His address was im
prnmptu and in patt as follows:
"The last time I had the good fortune to
address tins club this country was in a
state of peace and prosperity. Work was
plenty, capital was njiicing in its
productive strength and labor was
then enjoying tne right to sell
i's services at prices which brought happi
ness and coir fort to all our homes. The
thirty years which bad preceded had wit
nessed t lie gradual rise of compensation
for services of both brain and muscle,
until every day's work was worth in results
twice what it had been worth since
the last domination of this union
by Southern statesmen and their prin
"So firmly rooted seemed our prosperity
that all our citizens thought it beyond the
reach of beat, cold and all changes of sun
and weather, and most men felt it was
benond the touch of even human folly. It
seemed to be beyond laws and beyond
something inherent in the constitution
of things, something to be calculated
upon with unerring certainty like the
rising and setting of the sun and the regu
lar motion of the planets and the stars.
"It ii no* the disorganized crowds which
seem to be aiming but in an aimless way
toward" the capital of the nation. It
Is not that mills running on half
and quarter and no time at all, nor capital
piled up unuseckat the centers of trade,
uor even labor unemployed for nearly a
year past, which completes tae sad pro
"To me tt:e sight most odious of all is
the utter inability of tbe people to
reach their own instruments and
to compel the fulfillment of their
own will. Here in a land where law by
the people was fondly hoped to have found
its truest and latest expression the people
seem powerless to control their own Legis
lature and to correct by sober reflection
the mistake of the most thoughtless in
American history — the day when the pres
eut Congress and tbe day when the pres
ent executive were cbosen to preside over
the unhappy citizens of the United States.
"Whatever the majority may do. what
ever the exercise of tbe right of voting
could do had been done in a large and
overflowing measure. Why is thJ3 and
what Is the cause? Were we left
to tbe tender mercies of the Northern
Democrats, I venture to say such a condi
tion could not exist for a sinale honr. It
Is because we are under the domination— l
will not say of the South— but of Southern
men elected to office without those safe
guards which surround the election of tbe
X rtliern Democrats. For the sake of the
South itself I hope to see tbe next election
bring us to an end of this unseemly domin
"All election laws have been repealed
and tbe South having been set free from a
fear which never bad sound foundation will
be left at liberty to decide ber destiny
according to ber industrial need?, which
are tbe same as those of tbe North. In
stead of a set of men who represent tbe
obsolete politics and principles ot a
dead generation, their successors,
let us hope, will represent wbat the Nortb
longs to see— an industrial, promising
South, full of the life of a new country."
Addresses were also made by General
Hastings and Congressman John B.
Robinson, and letters of regret were
read from: Colonel Fred Grant,
Governor McEinley. General j. H. Scho
field. Senators Sherman, Hale, Hawley,
Cameron, Hon. Robert T. Lincoln and
The Striking Miners Persuaded
by Governor Gill.
Threatened Riot and Bloodshed at
Toluca Averted by His Policy
of Mildness.
Toluca, 111., April 27. —The miners who
halted for rest at Bie Sandy last night
bioke camp at 4 A. M. to-day, arriving at
Toluca at 6A. m. with a blare of brass
bands and a drum corps. There were
nearly 5400. Although footsore and weary
they bad not lost enthusiasm, aud most of
the colored miners that work here left for
other places last night to avoid a skirmish.
The army from Streator and Kangley
arrived later. President Gill, J. W. Craw
ford and Vice-President James W. Mur
ray came on a special train. A confer
ence took place beiween the men and
Chartes J. Devlin in the latter's private
Tbe mine officials wanted Devlin to ad
dress tbe miners, but be declined, saying
John Halifax, \<^>\ ' Wbittier, .
Robt. Ellsmere, 4^ns^s\ Longfellow,
Lorna Doone. (j&simbJ|) Bryant.
IN DARKEST V^*.»3s/ 250 other choice
. ENGLAND. N^Js*^ elections.
he had not invited them here, and the
meeting was addressed by Gill. Crawford
and Murray, who counseled peace, urged
the army to leave, and told the Toluea
miners to decide for themselves whetner
to strike.
Finally this was agreed on and Devlin
at once arranged for a special train to
take the army home. It is the general im
pression here the Toluca miners will not
return to work.
When Lieutenant-Governor Gill was in
troduced to the assemblage of 7000 miners
he opened his address by reading tele
grams he had received from Sheriff Lenz
and also the replies he had sent in answer
to them, giving it as his opinion that the
ordering out of the militia was unneces
sary. He said he knew that the situation
was not a3 serious as the Sheriff had rep
resented it to be, and further stated he had
every confidence in the miners not making
a hostile demonstration. Continuing, he
"You are well aware of my mission here.
I came here personally to view the situa
tion, and have found you as I thought you
were, peaceably assembled and not of a
disposition to destroy property or take life,
as I was informed by the Sheriff of this
county in dispatches last nignt. I have
come here to-day to declare peace and to
plead with you not to attempt any violence
or destruction of property. "
Lieutenant-Governor Gill then requested
the meu to observe the laws and to go
home. They decided to do so, and fifty
flatcars were procured to carry the mem
bers of the assemblage to their respective
Escanaba, Mich., April 27.— Five hun
dred unemployed miners are parading the
streets of Iron Mountain to-day carrying a
red flag and demanding food or work.
The Mayor has 3ent a c< mmUtee to Lans
ing asking the Govornor for help.
Terre Haute, Ind., April 27.—Presi
dent Dunkerly of the State Miners' Union
stated yesterday that the strike in Indiana
was practically complete. Six thousand
miners are out.
Chart.estowx, W. Va., April 27.—
Twenty-five hundred New River miners
went out to-day. This may precipitate a
strike throughout Kanawha Valley re
Connellsville, Pa., April 27.— The
coke strikers have adopted peaceful moans
for the future. The foreigners who tprror
ized the community with pistol aid torch
now agree to follow the English-speaking
workmen. The plan is to organize the
men and not molest those who want
work. There is an exodus of foreigners
who are tired of. the constant struggle
against starvation. A number have gone
to the old country. Fifty families go
north to Dakota to farm. The strike is
now genpral.
St. Joseph. Mo., April 27.— Unless the
coal-miners' strike is ended within a few
days the price of coal in this city will ba
raised. Mo9t of the soft coal used hera
corses from Richmond, Macon and Bevier,
and the miners' strike there i-t likely 10
shorten the supply. One large dealer is
already out of (uel and others say it »will
have to be shipped from distant points if
the strike continues.
Failure of the Largest Clothing Ici-
porters in New York.
New York, April 27.— Henry Newman
& Co., importers of clothing supplies,
made an assignment to Nathaniel Myers
to-day. The firm is the largest in the
trade. The assets of the firm are set down
at $2,413,138 and tbe liabilities at $1,622,
Bloomingdale & Co., dealers In trim
mings, nnd whose place ot business is in
the same building as Newman & Co., also
made an assignment to-day. Tbe same
n:an is attorney for botb firms.
Chicago, April 27.— Henry Newman &
Co., whose failure in New York was an
nounced to-day, have a branch store in
this city. Tue store was closed to-day by
order of tbe assignee.
Chicago in the Lead.
Washington, April 28.— a census bul
letin issued tc-day shows that there are
2586 divorced males and 2393 females in
California. Chicago leads tbe cities with
1640 divorced persons, Philadelphia 1164,
ban Francisco 1034, New York 889. Thus
It will be seen San Francisco has about 10
per cent more divorced people than New
York City.
Our Cherries in Chicago.
Chicago, April 27.— Tba Earl FruU
Company to-day received its third con
signment of the season of California cher
ries. The fruit is iv good order, good
color, but still small. Tha price realized
was jl uer round.
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There are thousands of these pores in the face
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The only reliable preTentive and cure, why
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