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T112EE Mfcl\ DEAD One Result of the Attack on the «. Coioiif.dn mul Eh.nieit The Violent Ontliirnk Will Prob ably Put an End to the Strike, Which lias Lasted Fonr Months and Has Paralyzed Business at Leadville. LEADVILLE. The engine room was in flames. A few moments later and the clang of the fire engines was heard coming up the street. But it was not for them to save the Coronado. It was marked for destruc tion and Armed Men Held the Firemen «t B»jr. When the hose cart reached the cor ner, the hose was being unreeled and the marshal and his men were getting ready for action when three men ap peared.from around the corner and compelled the firemen, with threats, to itop work. The men in the shaft house were finally driven from the fort, bat fought to the last. As they ran over the high trestle work a dozen «hots we're fired, but the men reached the dump in safety and escaped. By this time a large crowd had gath ered. hundreds ready to assist, but held at bay by the rioters and firebugs, who were concealed near the building. But presently, as the sheets of flame rolled ever the buildings, it was apparent tnat unless there Mas timely action, the buildings in the vicinity were doomed. The firemen rallied, for by this time hundreds of citizens armed with rifles appeared and guarded the fire depart ment and volunteers All attention was devoted to saving the hense*..in the vicinity, but in spite of every effort four dwellings on East Eighth street were destroyed. The LOM Highest of all in Leavening Strength.—Latest \J. S. Gov't Report. ABSOLUTELY PURE Colo., 22 —The tloody phuse of the great strike has come. Five men are known to be .dead and others are dying. The Coro nado shaft house is in ashes and four innocent householders arc homeless as the result of an attack by parties as yet unknown upon the Coronado and Em yiett mines in the dark hours of the »ar!y morning. The first attack was made upon the Coronado, which is in the city, being cnly half a dozen blocks from the post office and purrounded by residences The Coronado shaft house was built on a lar^e embankment enclosed by logs and the machinery is 40 feet above the street level. A heavy plank barricade was erected around the machinery and chaft house when the mine resumed operations last month and the house was well stocked with provisions. Winchesters and ammunition Beyond assaults on workingmen eeen coming from the mine at divers times, no overt acts of violence had been attempted against this mine, until at 1 o'clock a. a few Ballets Struck the flarrtcad* and the men on guard prepared for ac tion It was a night attack upon the property. Judging from the sounds of the fighting, it came from the east. There was no confusion, no crowd on the street. The first intimation which those down town received of the trouble was a number of shots. The shots came scattered at first, then faster and faster. All the streets west of the Coronado were deserted, with the exception of three or four persons attracted by the shooting. Suddenly, after 25 minutes of firing, a sheot of flame burst out, fol lowed by a terrible detonation, the at tacking party using dynamite. The firing then seemed to slack up slightly. Occasionally a bullet went through the air, and then a sheet of flame from Eighth or Ninth streets. It was evident that an attempt was being made to fir* 'the property. East of the engine house are several tanks of fuel oil. and the attack was concentrated on this point. There was a sheet of flame, and a sput tering as though of biasing powder of Life. But more terrible even than the holo caust of flames was the loss of life. Jerry O'Keeffe, foreman of Hose No. 8. was turning on the water when a ullet entered his side. He is mortally wounded and dying in the hospital. An uuknown man was taken to 612 East Eighth street, blown to pieces by dynamite. Another unknown man was mortally wounded by dynamite John Malioney. a miner at the Big Four, who was near the Emmett, was shot in the stomach He died in the arms of his companions One of the men who brought the rj. ESTABLISHED 1890. MADISON, SOUTH DAKOTA TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 22 1896 Baking Powder prit hat? his clothes nearly ull torn off. I ui v. us not seriously iiurt .st !!0a an attack was made on tie Kminett. Ihcre were over 100 sho's filed lut a telephone message )n:nthc mine tates that the attack wa.» reinecl and that no lives are known to have been lost and no damage to property has vet resulted Stri-.e lln« lift-1. Mabboru The strike began on the 19th of Jane, nnd therefore' has entered topon its fouith month It lias paralyzed busi ness. mused hungering and suffering hundreds families, and has cut iV'.vu the mineral output of 'lie camp inoie than one-half This bloody battle is believed to be the last desperate one of the radical element of the etiikers to force the stoppage of all mines that are not paying the increased scale of was demanded by the union. Many of the strikers have asserted all along that they "would clean out the state" and even government troops if brought here, rather than see outride labor come the camp The mine man nan* who. at first refused to recognize the union, finally v bnt this was reject' !. citizens and others jc ii i. strike since then havo failed Troop* Orle eel Oat. The Leadville militia companies nre already under arms at the scene of jhc trouble, and the troops from Denver and Colorado Springs are en route to Leadville on a special train on the Den ver & Rio Grande railroad. The mil itia was not ordered out by the gov ernor until after he received a dispatch from the sheriff, stating that the trouble had gotten beyond his control and requesting a large force. Eleven companies, besides those at Leadville, have gone to the scene and several others are held in reserve. QUIET PREVAILS NOW. Ko Farther Rioting Anticipated at the Leadville Mlaee. LEADVILLE, Colo., Sept. 22.-r-Qaiet prevails here now and no further riot ing is anticipated. It is generally be lieved that the men who fired the Coro nado shaft house and who attacked the Emmett mine, but were there repulsed, have fled to the mountains and will be seen no more. They are said to be minerf frcm theCoeur d'Alene country who were engaged in the riots there several years ago. It looks as if the backbone of the strike was broken, and the outbreak of violence was the final demonstration of the lawless element. GRANTED A SEW TRIAL. A. 1. Whiteman, Convicted of Forgery, Appeal* to California Supreme Court. SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. Ti.—The su preme court has ordered a new trial for Alonzo J. Whiteman, who was oon ficted of forgery and sentenced to nine ears' imprisonment. Whiteman was formerly a very wealthy man and 6tood high socially and politically in Minnesota and Michigan. He inherited a large fortnne and engaged in business at Duluth, Minn. He was elected mayor of that town and also served a term as state senator in the Minnesota legislature. Whiteman met with busi ness reverses and came West to San Francisco about two years ago. While here ho cashed at the Bank of Cali fornia a check drawn by Arthur Bixon for $500 The bank people later de clared that the check was a forgery and that Bixon was a myth. Whiteman was arrested in New York and was brought here for trial. He declared that the check was genuine and had been pre sented by him in good faith. He could not find his friend Bixon, however, and he was convicted of forgery and was sentenced to imprisonment. He ap pealed to the supreme court for a new trial and pending the decision of that body has been confined in the county jail here. The supreme court decides that the lower court erred in admitting foreign evidence to the matter at issue and a new trial is granted. Whiteman says he will now be able to prove his innocence. Will %Vork Amoag I'aloa Men., DENVER Sept 22 The Denver Trades and Labor assembly will send four of its members into the Middle state? to do missionary werk for silver in the labor unions They will visit the unions -f Chicago. St Louis, De troit, Indianapolis. Cleveland and other cities. The men chosen are John Yaughan and John W Bramwood of the Typographical union. John O Neil! of the Clerks union and Hearts of the Bricklayers union Blf Balance In Our Favor. LONDON, Quotation Sept 22—America's foreign trade credit i* nearly five times as great as it was last year Therefore a con tinned outflow of gold and a consequent rise in the bank rate is inevitable For I the present, however, the demand u i transferred to the Bank of France, which it is understood, is willing to meet demands and is selling American eagles at a shade ondqr the London 1 011 LIMIT REACHED Pension Commissioner Murphy's Annual Report to Secretary Francis. He Believes the Pension List Will Not Attain Larger Pro portions. Death Has Removed Many the Past Year..Some Recom mendations. WASHINGTON, Sept. Probably Reached the Limit. The net gain over the previous year was only 154, and it may be now safely assumed that the roll from this time forth will show a marked and steady decrease, unless congress should enact still more liberal provisions than are now upon the statute books The rate of mortality among our pensioners, par ticularly among those who served dur ing the war of the rebellion, is rapidly increasing, the number reported de ceased during the year far exceeding that of any corresponding period in the history of the bureau. The whole number of pensioners on the roll June 30, 1896, was 070,678. While the rolls show a slight gain in numbers over the year immediately pre ceding, the amount disbursed for pen sions was §138,214,761. a decrease of $1,592,575, as compared with the pre vious year. Tenaion Claims fending. There were 495,664 pension riitiu pending at the close of the fiscal year, 284,387 being applications for increase by persons now on th€ rolls Although lost year's esti mate of 140 000,000 for pensions was |1,790,620 more than was necessary for the past fiscal year, the commissioner duplicates that estimate for the next fiscal year, stating that he believes the adjudication of many cases will make the full amount necessary It is his in tention to push the settlement of cases as rapidly as possible. Reeotn mendatloM. Commissioner Murphy commends the work of the special examiners, and says that the additional force of 150 should be continued The cost of this force during the year was $49~,9d8 He says the pension building is at present inad equate for the work and makes some suggestions relative to improvements. He recommends an increase of |12 per month of pensions to survivors of the Mexican war. and also recommends pensions tc widows of officers and sol diers who died from causes originating in the service prior to March 4,1861. He recommends the passage of the bill pending in congress for the codification o! the pension laws The commissioner says the payment by vouchers has worked satisfactorily and opposes a return to personal pay ments MAXWELLS REPORT. Fourth Auiiitaut rn*t master General Make* lli« Annual Statement. WASHINGTON. n Sept. 22—R A Max well. fourth assistant postmaster gen eral. has made his annual report to the postmaster general for the year ending June 80. The principal divisions of the department undor his care are appointments and inspectors The re port shows that the total number of postoffiees in operation in the LTnitfed States is 70,860 Of these 66,725 are fourth class offices and 8,035 presiden tial, being an increase over the last financial year of 206. Daring the year 2,0-lt! postofflces were established and 1,750 discontinued. The total number of appointments for the year were 12, 090. and the total uamber of cases acted pon 15,532. The registered matter in the postal service handled during the last fiscal year 13,851,000 pieces of regis tered mail with the loss of only one piece in every 16,254. Mr MaxwoU points out "tliat there has been a de crease in the number of postoffice and mail burglaries and robberies owing to thp killing and arrest of many despera does engaged in the business During the year there were 2,074 arrests, of which number ioS were postmasters Wtl! Deatroy Public Building*.^ LOXDOS, Sept 22 —A Brussel? dis patch to The Chronicle says that the authorities of Rotterdam have received an anonymous .etter threatening to ex plode all of the public buildings thers unless the Irish prisoner* Kfianwy and Haines are .iberated v Odd Fellow* la Teuu. DALLAS. Tex., Sept 2 —The Sover eign Grand I. O O is iu n»|T f'op lure Tut lutel corridor? arc swfcriMr.g with delegates from both siiies the Atlantic ocean Wednes day the L'rund parade will embrace the severe.gu indge and minor lodges from e^rv -"'tv Texas and several in tho Inpan Territory and Northern Louis- frrotcHt Ag*ln«t Armenian Outrage*. A\ HF.STER. Sept 22—Eight thou- pt rsons attended n meeting here ntet against. Turkish treatment of Annenians. The lishop of tau ter presided at the meeting. oxry'* liurtr solu* for Song Co i I'M BUS 22.—Dominick Murphy, commissioner of pensions, has made his annual report for the fiscal year ended June 30. 1896. to Secretary Francis He says There were added to the rolls during the year 40,874 new pensioners, and., there were restored 3,873 who had been previously dropped, a total of 44,247. During the same period the losses were 2U,3i)3 by death, and 141 by remarriage (widows) 1,684 by legal limitation (minors) 2.552 because of failure to claim pension for three years, and 9,328 for other causes, an aggregate of 44,093. C) Sept 2 General" Oo*ey' famous stallion for which he paid *in.000 a short time befor? h*e or ga&ize-1. his commonweal army tc march to ^V. i ptou \va? iold or. the horse niwk-.'! The owner ?ecured ic cs cbM»g? a plug" wertc probably |2£ 'to boot." woke the Milwaukee-Chicago Record YHK AGO Sept 22 —E S Shenken berger the Fowler Cycling clut broke the Milwaukee-Chicago record by hr 1'. inin riding the course 5 hrt and r« min.. against a heavy wind th# whole way Mining Engineer* Meet. #fcxvEK, Colo Sept. 22 About 100 metalM rs of the American Institute of Mining Engineers have arrived here on a special train from the East to attend ?lst meeting of the institute which will ocotu* in this city. Pioneer Pliyalc an Dead. LA CUOSSE, Wis., Sept. 22.—Dr. P. S. McArthur died here after an illness of weeks. Ho was one of the pioneer physicians of Wisconsin, a resident of La Crosse since jsf5. LATEST MARKET REPORT. Milwaukee Grain. MILWAUKEE Sjpt. 21. 1831 FLO I H—.Steady W K AT—Xo 68 Ko 1 Xorthern. 6SXc December, ftlj^c. COK\—Xo. 4. 2ic. OA is—Xo 2 white £0c, Xo. i white. 17 a lP%c. BAULKY -Xo. 4, -2\ «aniplo on track i.ia&ic. Uuintli Grain. DLLUTH, Sept 81, 189J. WHKAT Cash Xo 1 hard, flUo Xo 5 Northern, ol-l^c Xo. 2 Xorthern, 6VJ| No S spring, gfl7£c re jected 56^e to arrive, Xo 1 hurd, 68*. \'i» Xorthern, 01i3} September Xo. 1 N'.rtheru, 61$c. r* n Mlnueapnlie Griln. MINNEAPOLIS. Sept 81,11 wH*AT*—ber close! 59o, rember ft'Jc. Ou Track-Xo. 1 hard, 61'.\ Xo Northern- Xo i North era. O&fc M, Pan L'nion Stockyards SOUTHIST PAUL, Sept 21, 1831. HOGS—Market strong. A few bunches on the market, selling to butchers. Kange of prices, $2 ^0 ..8. Si CATTLE- Market slow and weak. Bulk of receipts Westerns. Several bunches offered on the market S-HEEP—^low l^ambs selling Receipts• Hogs, L00 cattle, 700. sheep, 11: calves. 5 Chicago l'nion Stock Yard*. CHICAGO Sept. 21. 184*1. HOGS —Market active and strong to ftc higher. Sales ranged at $2 S5 i'.i C5 for light |2X§8.80 for mixed: 9*2.55 ^:126 for heavy t2.55.'a2.70 for rough CATTLE—Market brisk, prices 10a2Uc higher.. r-Hles ranged at 10.10 S5.05 for beeves tl.-20(£aj» for cows and heifers t2.2.(u 8.95 for Texas steers, fci 7« 3.K) tor West ern steers £2 oO@i 70 for stockers and feeders tHEEP Market weak and 10a20e lower. Receipts: Hogs. eattlj, 11,'AX) »hee[\ 8.000, Chicago Grain and Provinioni. CHICAGO, Sept 21 istfl CLOSINvi PUICV.S. WHEAT—September, October, 61 e December, »y 4c —iiriiuuiiuiiiauiir BunMHiiiiiKtiu Correspondence Solicited. Office in Syndicate^BIock. ao%" ffo. Dak MMmiiintueworld. CHAS. B. KENNEDY, May, t)tt we. COHX September, 21 ^c Octobcr, Bl ,e November, 21-Jic December, 2 Miiy, 24 \c. 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