The Daily Democrat (Huntington, IN) 5 29 1889 pg 1

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The Daily Democrat (Huntington, IN) 5 29 1889 pg 1 - 283 - lm THE MILITIA IS ORHAHD" BIGHT COMPANIES...
283 - lm THE MILITIA IS ORHAHD" BIGHT COMPANIES ENCAMPED AT BRAID WOOD. : v Twenty FIt of . Striking Mloara . Captured and Disarmed 8rloua ., Trovbl Feard. . BjulIdwood, 111., May 29. Eight companies companies of the Fourth Illinois National Guard pitched their tent on the Chicago, Wilmington & Vermillion coal lands at the 4J" shait Tuesday morning, and are now scouting the Italian quarters. , Twenty - fire miners hare been arrested. - On their persons were found knives and revolvers. The militia is comprised of company A of Btreator, Capt. Le Clair; company B of Joliet, Capt. Jackson; company C of Chi - cago.Capt. Tolman; company D of Ottawa, Capt Blanchard; company E of Chicago, Capt. Ford; company F of Sablette," Capt. . Tourlellotte, company O of Bloomington, Capt. Butler, and company H of Kankakee, Kankakee, Capt. Whitmore. The staff la. com - ried of Lieut - Col Ingalls, Senior Major Monroe, Junior Major Bradford, 1 Adj. - Capt D. C Haren. , There are 800 armed Italian ? miners within a few miles of Braid wood who have not been found. This fact causes come apprehension. apprehension. Information has been brought to Sheriff .Huston that about .200 . men sunned ith rifles were coming from Brace - ille and moving on the troops camped at the "J" shaft, about three milei northwest northwest of Braid wood. ' When Adjt - Gen. Vance was . told this be smiled and said: "Let them come. I am glad ta hear it . If they do the strike will soon te settled.'! . There is some foun - v dation in fact for the rumor of the 800 armed Italians. . The trouble at the "J" . shaft is cau ed principally by the Italians. Cf the V0O men employed at the "J" shaft only about one - fifth are . .Italian. The strike. - s at the other mines in the neighbor - .' hood are nearly , all Italians. Their , presence here is to prevent the "J" miners from working.: Mine Superintendent Corey says that during the last ten days as many as 1,000 Italians in a body have visited - the "J," ' shaft, and he estimates that 300 of them ; - were armed with " rifles. - These , . miners - come from the towns of Stark City, Coal City, ' Bufferaville, - Brace villa, Gardner, nd the Diamond mine, which is about half mile north of. the. VJV shaft "; : , V'i ; : , An effort was made Tuesday to find these Arms and - arrest "the owners. - Two oom - paniee of troops were sent to Godley, two ' - companies to 4 'Monkey" Robinson's Corners, Corners, where there are three Italian saloons,' and two . companies to the Diamond mine. . .The houses of all Italians were searched by deputy sheriffs under protection of the troops, but not - a gun was found. - The sheriff does not understand' this, and it troubles him. There is a suspicion that the riflej and thsir owners are together and in hiding. Gen. Vance was much surprised .at the action of the ' Italians when their bouses were searched. ; "I expected soma trouble," he said, "but there was not a complaint' The women sat on their doorsteps doorsteps and laughed at the soldiers, j J don't quite understand their willingness to have their bouses searched. ' It may be that they knew bere the guns were and that - we would not find them. A ladr school teacher at the Diamond mine says the Italians hid ' their guns ' In the chimneys, of their houses. Sheriff Huston says that, not a chimney was searched' , ; ' ,' ' : . - Joseph Palaro, the leader of the Italians, is not yet under arrest He has been seen nearly every aay, ana tne snerur oi Grundy county is looking for him. Palaro worked at the Diamond mine, which is in Grundy county. ..He was the leader, of a large Doay oi men wno came to tne J " shaft last Tuesday. ' The crowd was met by Supt Corey, who ordered the men to leave tne section. 2alaro shouted: On. Italia; on, Italia," and the crowd went on to the shaft 1 - - ' s ; Some, trouble occurred at the camp and about 100 men were arrested. The military camp attracted the Italians' In large num bers. In the afternoon a., crowd of them were surrounded by the troops and they were ordered t to throw up their hands. About 100 were searched but only five were found to :. be armed. These are now in the guard house. The . grand - jury is in session here and will xarnine evidence of riot against these men. It is said they were in the crowd that captured the shaft a lew days ago. It is asserted that the Italians are rally lng at Uodley, Coal City. Clark City. Gardner, and Brake ville tor an attack. The plan of CoL Bennett is to attack the Italian settlements In detail before they can rally Great activity is noted in the ; Italian , quarters and crowds are seen gathering to rescue their arrested brothers' me residents say tnat tbe Italians mean fight and do not care for their lives. The whistle in J shaft blew for work this morn ing, but no miners reported.' ' CROPS - RUINED BY FROST. As VaexpeeteA Cold Wave 'Ones Im - miiM birnift in Minnesota. Bhxiwkkd; Minn., May 29. There whs a tremenduous freeze throughout northern Minnesoto ; Monday ' night Ice - formed neaely half an inch thick. . Gardens een erally are killed, early corn cut down, and grain cannot ..but . be. badly hurt, as the frost is deep enough la the soil t to ''reach the roots.. - JLU crops iprevlousiy promised exceedingly weu. Oshkosh, Wis., May 28. White frost this morning did great damage to ve ire - tables and email . fruits. ; : Market - gardens suffered severely .u.Jf . J. i ' . fiK' - l'J Short S)3S.OOO In Bis JtieoaaK CcrcEfs ati, .Ohio, - May, 29. Ei - Treas - nrer Louis Constans.of Xfewport,' Ky., was to - day indicted by the grand Jury for'em - besslement, the amount of the . shortage being fixed at 135,000. - The ex - city clerk. William F. McClure, was also indicted on the same charge. His shortage is fixed at less than $3,000. Much surprise is felt in both cases. Both men are of high standing standing in tbe f community, and: neither has beensuspdcted of any ; intentional ' wrong - aoing: lit. uonstans aamined a shortage of nearly : f7,0K), but seemed confused when shown a shortage of fa 7, 000 la one omission from his cash - book. ' Mormons Moving; to Cnnada. Ottawa, Canada, May 29. Reports i ceived here state that the Mormon immi gration into the If orthwest continues. Though mounted police are in the vicinity that . the new arrivals, who already form considerable; colony, 'are given to the prac - ace ci oourgamy.v v. w;

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