The Carroll Sentinel from Carroll, Iowa on November 16, 1894 · Page 11
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Carroll, Iowa
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e thought flashed through my I- that there might be an Understand* j.'batWeeit thett, 8nt» however munh Olivia knew, 1 ilt MM* she WM ignorant that t, imcis "Vbeendoue 4d death by hid brother, > even she would have recoiled from I tee ft scoundrel. J'We are, you seo,"said Folix iitly as I raised toy hat to Miss : allitt, "quite, ready to Bet out on this j lid goose chase.'" £ VI ata afraid yon will find it more so"" Ws than you think, Briatfleld," "At all events, we Won't find that dy'you speak of," <"1 ant Ceftoidyott will, Mr. Felix Bri- il4'» ; MYptt still insist that Francis Is Felt?" said Olivia as we rode on together. "1 am absolutely certain of it." ;"What about this?" interposed Felix, ning up hia horse and handing iu a ram. "OHvia received it this morn- glanced at the telegram. It was i: Felix in Paris to Olivia at Marsh- 'tainster and stated that ho was going ^itt Italy in a few days, but hoped tore- s torn for the wedding. I handed it back ^flthont remark, 'but it struck me as pltrange that such matter should have sent by wire instead of by post e telegram, to my mind, was another i ; ive in the game Felix was playing so 'Well, Denham," he said, restoring hia pocket, "yon see by that tele- that Felix is in Paris, and, if so, I f WUsfe be Francis. " «PIn that case, " said I, looking at him "keenly, "who is the dead man at the Bellin in quite ill, t trust now, sit, that you aw convinced." "1 am not convinced that you an Francis," I answered doggedly. "Yon still think t am Felixt" he asked, with a sneer. "I do, notwithstanding the disappearance of the body, which has been made away with by Strettt. I firmly believe that Francis is dead and that yon are Felix Briatfield." "As we have seen nothing, Mr. Denham," said Miss Bellin coldly, "Imust decline to believe yonr statement. This gentleman is Francis, and Felix is in Paris." "Very good," said I quietly. "Then 1 leave for Paris tomorrow." "For what reason?" "t go to seek Felix. Yon Bay he is in Paris. I say he is now before me on that horse. Sou cauio to the Fen inn aud found nobody,. Miss Bellin. t go to Paris—to the Hotel des Etrangers—"and I'll wager that 1 shall flud no Felix." They looked at one another in silence for a few momenta My remark evidently soared them. "Are you going to put this matter in the hands of the police?" asked Felix. "It is useless to do so now, a» the ootreapond *ith wage* paid elsewhere, a committee of the amociatiom prepared and presented a nnifotm schedule for all membership roads. It was deemed wise not to act upon the report. to do it. The dfltimnd of the employes for the' wages of tftine 16*0;; was deafly tin jus ti- ficable. thfe business in May, )l>93, could Uot pay the wage! of June, 1894'. Deduction Was carried to excess, but the It was distributed to members to No* company was hardly more at fault tember, 1»W». TWs distribution alone therein than were the employes in in- 1 enabled the report to be Used with effl- (feting Upon the wage* of June, 1H93. ciency as an "equaliser," As a result The strike occurred oft May 11, and during 1898—it being then well under- from that time until the soldiers went •tood that «« to Wages, etc., it was the i to Pullman about July '4, «00 soldiers object of the General Managers' associa- ' vrere placed about the company's pro- tion to "assist" each road in case of perty, professedly to guard it from de- trouble over such tnatten, one form of I Btrnotlon or interference. Too often the assistance beinjj: for the association to ' re al object of guards is to prevent new- shall go to Paris, and if Felix there" "Well?" she said, seeing I hesitated. "I will tell the police all and have this neighborhood searched," I said, concluding my sentence. Olivia laughed scornfully and rode away, while Felix, preparing to follow, .uttered a last word: secure men enough through its agencies to take the places of all strikers—reductions were here and there made on the different roads, the tendency and effort apparently being to equalize the pay on all lines. It ia admitted the action of the association h«s great weight With outside lines and thus tends to establish one uniform scale throughout the conn- try. The further single step of admitting lines not running into Chicago to membership would certainly have the effect of combining all railroads in wage contentions against all employes thereon. The committee questions •whether any 'j! legal authority can be found to justify do not find comers from taking strikers places. The Pullman company claims this was the real object of these guards, The strikers at Pullman an entitled to be belisved to the contrary 4n this matter because of their conduct and forbearance alter May 11. It is in evidence and ancontradicted, that no violence or destruction of property by strikers or sympathizers took place at Pullman and that until July 8 no extraordinary protection was had from the police or military against even anticipated disorder. Buch dignified, manly and conservative conduct in the midst' of excitement and threatened starvation is worthy of the ionw of tb * featuws of the association , highest type of America* citizenship, which hare come to U *? ht in thi » in vesti- an d W uh like prudence in all other di- gation. It cannot incorporate because I rections will result in due time in law- railroad charters do not authorize rail, roads to form corporations or associations to fix rates for seiriom and wagoa nor to force their acceptance, nor to bat- tU with striken. The association is an illustration of the persistent and shrewd- Consult a doctor, Denham, at once, fr disguised plan of the corporations to "There is none there,";he answered I,jestingly, yet .with a lurking anxiety " l ' which I was quick to note. ' 'I have no rthfrd brother. We are twins, not trip- State." I vouchsafed no reply to thlswitti- i/;otsm, which I judged to be in bad taste, 'but rode on rapidly. By this time wo , left the towi far behind and were -'•ome'way on tho winding road which • crossed the marshes. Miss Bollin evi- ntly did not desire to talk, for sho _ bed forward well in front, and as Felix also relapsed -into silence we rode V«namartly without; uttering a word. A ' more dismal ridjng party I never saw. •^ The keen wind brought a touch of color '''into tho pale cheeks of Olivia, but sho ,]• had dark circles under her eyos and j.',' looked considerably -worried. Felix rorte -f&f her side aud addressed her every now and then, but I was too far in tho rer.r i know what they said. I felt anything at comfortable while in their compa- '7j»j» M *hey regarded me with great disfavor. 1 "Never mind," I thought, touching my horse with, the •whip. "Oiicel bvir.g Felix face to face with his dead broth <»; .and be will be forced to abandon the -a "-airs. At whatever cost, -1 must tear the mask off him, if only for the sako'of tuiit , poor girl, -who believes so firmly in such ••villain." Therewaa no change in be appearance of the Fen inn as wo de up to it save that it looked more nous than ever.-" The solitary build- a sinister aspect, aud 'oven in bright sunshine hinted at secret innrder. I notiuud how thick grew tho r gras around the house, thereby marking , , more strongly its desertion and desola- i - titan. Sare'enoQgh, it had not been in- i, habited for a considerable period, and P; this foot alone roused my suspicious as ' f; to the motives of Strent and his <fcngb- >ter. They could have no good design iu itayiug in BO haggard a dwelling. . i 1 "Ton Bee, the inn is a ruin," said f-Ollvia, pointing toward it with her rid' s ' leg whip. "No one could find shelter there even for cue night." * <"l<tiA, Miss Bellin." "It was a dream," she answered—"an 1 4dlt decant. You in.»y hive slop* thevo, ' ? * ' never met Fuuioia within its Ton are mad or subject to hallucinations." And with that he set off at a smart "Wo oro on a fool's errand," said Fell* derisively. "I thought so all along." r "Come and gee," I Bold, dismounting v »t tho door of Hie inn. "He laughs boat : Who laughs lust," ' It aoemed to me that Olivia mode as though to turn her horse's bead away /(row the house, but by this time the f, baud of Felix was already ou the bridle '/rein, aud ehe suppressed the niomeuttu-y Y inclination to flee. The action revived ' my suspicion* With a half algU su« itad with tho aid of Felix, and we entered the house. 1 was aa I hiul loft it The blind* i down, tho room mildewed and <tes- the fireplace flllud with honjis tyi ttflboa. Olivia drew her riding i closely rouud her aud •baddar&d. i up stairs to the room ot Fruuola, i the door had fallen down, and w« walked on it iuto tho room. To my ear- c.,priw, the bod was empty. f, r "Well, DoMhara," mid Felix after » pffttse, "whore is tho dead body to whom you have given tuy nurao?" "Boineoue hau beouhora and taken it ; 4 1 don't think M. Tho absence of the proveg tuo truth of what I ton dmm*) your 04veutnro." Before I ooqld replyOlivla burst into yojtwlwrt town. Tb> »twiu ou her pNWM WM very gro»t> and now that the ; wfts.wuohed §he broke dowu nt- Toll? took lie* lp hit Anns wid tor w h» be»t oould, whilo I, rijr hewlldtired by the taru evonta ' " *, «afofaUy Marched the roam. (Hviaiu, i oould flud uelthor folotliw nor ttngbt pertniiiiutf i I began to thlUK (.myioUtbtttJwuBt bodmuoiug. Sat 'i wo* o»t of tuo quostioy. The only I maid oojue towfts thut I watched we leave the bouse retuvuod to wake ttwoy witU WlUwut doubt) ttWfMi Stru h«4 oluiu my uafortuuMto ft-toi 1 hud hiddou the wrpiw iu ipwo broke dowu, Felix led tm room, uud I wen; to tho there to (Jwd tbwu, wouutod over reach their limitationi and to usurp indirectly powers and rights not contetu- _ _ plated in tbeir charters and not obtaiu- trot"and*i"wuTleft aione at the door of j •«• *»«• *• pwpleorthelr legislatures. the inn. B»nr««i. s«t »n» m*»m f ie. After the extraordinary experience* 11 An extension of this association as had undergone I began to think there, might be something iu what he said. Nevertheless I determined for my own satisfaction to go to Paris and see if Fe* lix Briarfleld was at tho Hotel des Et- •hove svggMted and the proposed legali ' Mtion of "pooling" would result in an airRr»ar»t)on of power and capital dan- fnl and orderly redress of labor wrongs. To deny this is to forswear patriotism and to declare this government audits people a failure. As to tho great railroad strike proper the report says: It is apparent that the readiness to strike sympathetically was promoted by the disturbed and apprehensive condition of railroad employes resulting from wage reductions on different lines, blacklisting, etc., and from the recent growth of the General Managers' association which seemed to them a menace. Farther on the report says: It is ser- rangers. .If he were not, then my suspicions might prove to be correct, but if he were then I might believe that my adventure at the inn was a dream. [COOTISXJEO.] . • \i-o aolog back to J Felix, gttthorJugup t to *W« wUd gowo, Condemns Action of the General Managers' Association. THE ORGANIZATION ILLEGAL Committee Recommends a Permanent United States Strike Committee. _ iously questioned aud with much force geron* to the people a*d iheir liberties ' whether courts have jurisdiction to en- w well u to employes and their rights, i join citizens from "persuading" each The qnesUoa would then certainly arise | other in industrial or other matters o£ as to which shall control, the govern-, common interest. ment or the railways, and the end would inevitably be government ownership. Onlesa ready for that result the government must restrain corporations within the law. So l«ng as railroads are thus nermitteA to wmbiae to fix wages and tor L.wtr joint protection, it would be rank injustice to deny the right of all labor upon railroad* to units for similar purposes. It should be noted that until the railroads set the example a great union of railway employes was never attempted. The unions bad not gone beyond enlisting the men on different systems in _ separate trade organizations. These j and paid by the railroads and . acted in have no such scope or capacity for good I the doubly capacity of railroad employes The policy, the report says, of both the Pullman company aud railway managers' association iu reference to application to arbitrate closed the doors to uli attempts at conciliation ;nrl settlement of differences. The coiuuiitt^u is impressed, with the Belief tiua » diiier?Tit policy would have prevautcd' tho loss of life and a groqt loss of property and wages occasioned by the strike. A Bud Fr«re<lent. United States deputy marshals to tho number of «,8(H) were selected by and appointed at the request of the G«nprnl Managers' association. They were armed isutfou to do so, Hor tot any such union or iucot pot ation to ftt tfer otfcouusel other* wise. Second—That chapter 867 of the United States statutes of 1885-86 be amended so as to require national trades unions to provide iu their articles of incorporation* and in their constitutions, rule» and bylaws, that a member shall «eas« to be snob and forfeit all right and privileges conferred ou htm by law as snca, by participating in, or by Instigating force of violence •gainst persona or property during itvlkes or boycotts, or by letklnit to prevent others from working through violence, threats or intimidations; alsfo, that members shall be no more personally liable for corporate acts than are stockholders' ID corporations. Third—The committee does not feel warrauttid.with the ttndjrit has been able to give the subject, to recommend positively the establishment of a license system by Which all the higher employes or others ot railways engaged in interstate commerce should be licensed under due and proper examination, but It would recommend, and most urgently, that this subject/ be carefully and fully considered by the propnr committee of congress. Fourth—The committee would suggest the consideration by the states of the adoption^ tome system of conciliation and arbitration like that for instance in Massachusetts. That system might be reinforced by additional provision* giving the board of arbitration to investigate all strikes, whether requested to do so or not, andtbe questions might be considered Kg to giving labor organizations a standing before the (aw o» heretofore suggested for trade unions. Contracts requiring .men to agree not to join labor organizations or 'to leave them as conditions of employment should .be made illegal, as ia already done iu some of our stfltes. Fifth—The commission urges employers to recognize labor organizations; that sucli organizations be dealt with through representatives with special reference to conciliation or arbitration wlicu difficulties* arise. It in satisfied that employers should come in closer touch with labor anil should recognize that white the in- teri'ste of capital and labor are identical they fire reclprocnttve. The committee is satisfied that if employers everywhere will agree to net in concert with labor; that if wages can be raised under economic con- tlitions, they be raised voluntarily and •. U \t when there are reductions reasons be i.ivon, much friction can be avoided. It 5d also satisfied that. It employers will consider employes as thoroughly essential to miustrial SUCCCHH I\H cK-.nt-ii nnd thus take labor iuto cunsnltnv.iuu at the. proper time, 'Tinch of the severity ot strikes can be and their number reduced. DISOUS3 THE RIQHTB OF LABOR Bcport Show* Thero WM Too M»ch Fa. tornalUm IB Pullui»n—Arroganoe of OfltaluU OrltlolMd—Striken Cow nuaded War PatrlotUu, or evil as is possible as under the unl versal combination ideas inaugurated by the railroads and followed by the A. R. U. The refusal of the general managers to recognise and deal with such a combination of labor us the A. R. U. seams arrogant and absurd when we consider Its standing before the law, its assumptions and its past and obviously contemplate future action, Taking up the subject of the Pullman Palace Car company the report says: This is a corporation organized in 1887 with « capital of $1,000,000. It hns grown until it* 'present pa,ld capital ia 98A,000,000. Its prosperity has enabled the company for over 40 years to pay 2 per CHICAGO, Nov. U,—The United States government report on the great railway ttrike in connection with the Pullman oeot'qnarterly dividends and in addition trouble was made public Monday. The report, which is signed by the federal labor commissioner, Carrol D. Wright, and hi* fellow investigator*. John D. Reman of New York and Nicholas R. Worthlngton of Hlmoi», u addressed to > owu'er aud landlord, the commission j mn a j ur y m pu^ng U1 , 0 n ihs complaints President Cleveland and abounds in pas-1 aays: The principal church and it« par%| O f nhippers, the people demanded and to lay up a surplus of nearly |i5,U'iO,oiW of undivided profits, Too Muoh Fatoraallcm. and United States officers. While operated the railroads they assumed awl exercised unrestricted United States authority. They were not under tho dlract control of any government official while exercising authority. Thi* SR placing officers of the government under control of a combination of railroads and is n bad precedent. The report adds: "Many impartial •bsorver* are reaching the vluw tuui mnoh of the real responsibility for -heso disorders rest with the people themselves and with the government for not adequately controlling monopolies and corporations and for failing reasonably to protect tho rights of labor and retires* its wrongs. No one asserts that law can completely remedy contentions as to wages, etc., but may and do insist) that something substantial can be aoooui- Speaking of the town of Pullman, of p^hed i u this direction if attempted Which the report statea the company is | honestly. When railroads acted us JuflRB •ages which will attract wide attention, particularly the portion referring to the now famous General Managers' association, the organ!ration of high railway' officials that encompassed the memorable j defeat of the A, B. U. The report says •onage often are not occupied because the'rental required is higher than any church society is willing to pay. In the Arcade ia a library of books, carefully •elected aud oared for by the company. Three dollars per year is charged for its the capitalization of the H railroads in I n«« and as many as 250 persons a year the General Managers' association was out o( from 4,WK) to (t,00tt employes aud fJ,lOH,85i,6l7. The number of employes residents have at timee, as stated by the was 491,007. The commlwlon continue*: librarian in charge, availed themselves Objrat at M«n»i««' Awooiation. I of its opportunities. The company pays This voluntary unincorporated associa- a physician aud surgeon by theyiwrto tion was formed in tStffi. Ia its coast!- furnish to injured employes necessary tntiou the object, is stated to bej "The I treatment and drugs. It 'is, however, consideration of problem* of manage* ment arising from the operation of railways terminating or centering at Chicago," It further provides that "all fund* Beeded thall lie raised by assess- uent, divided equally among the mem- ben." There are no limitation as to •'consideration of problems ortandi," except the will of the manager* and the resource* ,of th» railway oorporaUouB. Until June, IbDt, the wuoolation's poaat- bilitto a* a itrik* fighter and wage arbiter lay donuftut. IU roadv ftxod a "OWiwgoioal* for •witobtueo ooverln« •U line* at Chicago." Iu March, 1803, the switchmen demanded more pay from each road. The association con- eluded they were paid enough, if Anything, too much. The roada so Informix I the men. The Switchmen 1 ! Mutual Aid asaooiatiou of North America wrote to Mr. St. John, as ohalronan, aoquiaioinp. H», w cbatnuan of the General Managers' awoclatlon! concluded hi* reply aa followit "The assoolation approvei toe oourae taken by your body aud desires to deal fairly with ail employes and bellevw ova swlUilimw are reoeiviug du» con. •idwtlion." Thl» wetn* to •how, *he report that •njuioysB upcm wwooiatioa road* wu treated M undor subjection to thu G»?u- era! Managers wwooiation and the wjiurt ajfter detalliug the action of the aasoplu.. UOB to uttaoUihiuf »geuoje» md employ- Ing wwu, «44ii This wtw tho flwt htti mm upoa «»«h llu« woru t •Uavply f«o» to f*oe with thu t iu quwtiow tw to raldti wttyen, etc,, eiioh line wa* iupportsd by 44 oow- biue4 ruUroady, ThU «*#oci«tloo prtt- pared for )t» uiu uliilwatod §ob»attl«». of th« w«|j[o» paid BPQIJ tbJ entire Uues ot iti 84 members to let each, road t^ow Vh»( Ptliar roudj pttid, fiftdjug tho to S'.M.Ui alto a part of his employment to secure from the injured party a written statement as to the causes of injury and it is hl» cnotam to urge the acceptance of any ottered settlement. If suit follows tuu doctor Is usually a witness for the company. The men at Pullman claim that the company during 1898-94 set the wnges through exports, so that with th»ir forced lo»« or time and average men could earn little more than the rent of his house owned by the company. Some witneanee •wear that at times for the work douo in two weeks they received in check* from 4 ounta to II over and above their wot. The company ha* not produced 1U checks to rebuttal, The company represent* that Ita object in ull it did wa* to continue operation* for the banent of it* worlclugujsa of trades people in anl aboat Pullman Md to *av« the public from annoyance of in- terrnpted tra4«, The oommittee think* the evidence •how* that il •ought to keep running mainly for it* own benefit a* a mauufao- tun>rj that It* plant wight not runt) that |t« competitor* might not invade it* tor* ritorrt that It might tow It* ««if i» re- pain tb«t it might be ready for rMtunp, tton wb*n bniine** revived with allv* plaut and oaiupetent hulp, and that it* revenue from I to tenant* might oontluue, W«»l* Ht«h*ir VUM» CUlwn* At Pullman the rent* are from W to 80 P«r cent highur than rent* iu Chicago or summudiag towns for •iuitlar AUOOIMIUO- While rudnolftjf wages the oomnajjy «!« no reduetion in rent*. It* uoiltlon i* til 4 the two mutters are dUtiuot and that uoue oi the reason* urged «a Jaitl- lying wag* veduotion by it a* an om- pltiynv oou he wmiderud by the oompavy M a 'ttwllovd, Jlo yaiid r^Atpn i* as- to thla position, exwyt that tb.9 had tue power «ud legal right congress granted a government tribunal where shlpi>ers and railways could meet on equal terms and have the law adjust their diilureuoe*. In view of the Chicago strike and it* •nggeited dangers, the people have the •ame right to provide a government committee to investigate and report on differences between railways nnd thfir employe* to the end that interstate com- niwoe and public order may be less disturbed by strlkea and boycott*. The committee contend* that law should make it obligatory upon some public tribunal to intervene by means of investigation and conciliation aud to report wUouevur a difficulty of the character of that occurring during the past season nt Chicago arise*, The committee there faro recoinmendai First— That then be a permanent United Stahti strike oommlttoe of three BUMUberv, with duties and power* of iu veitlguMon aud recommendation a* to dispute* between railways aud their em- ployes Biiullttr to those re*t*4 ia the iu teratate commerce commission a* to rate*, •to.' That an lit the lnt*riUt»oomuiorc.« cunt mlttlou, povn-r be given to tho United (State* court* to compel railway* to obey the dwiUlou of ilit commitU'e after «nm< nary hnnrlinr, unattended by teuhniwili Ui)» and ttmt uo delays Iu obeying tliu do- cUloim of thu uommitteu bo allowod peiul That whenuver the partiM to a ooutro- veroy iu a mattar wltbia the juruatotlon of the aommitte* are one or uuu-o way* ou one *id* and ou* or mor« ua- ttonal trade union* incorporated uud»r 'ohaptitr M7 of th« UnlUd 8UU* itatut«« of 1886-so aud under state *tatut«* upon the other, *aoh *lde shall have tU* rliiUt towlttct a reureacnt^Mve, who »lmll U» appoluUid by th* prejil4»ut, to »urv« n» a temporary mom her of tl»» couiuiltU'u iu i adjuitting and duieriulwliia tLu ur cuntroveny. uring the |M»ndenoy of a prooood ing buiiim thu oowmittee iuaugurntod by •tlHdUoiinl trade uulou, or by un l UQU of t-uipluyet, H »U»11 not b« for thu rnilruaili to discharge bvlonaliiK thoreto *xo«pt for In vlolntum at the law or ivegkot o( duty, nor tor »uoh union* during «uoh pundvuvy to onler, uulUi iu, or aid or abut «crik«« ur boycott* ttguiutt the railway* oft uoc fur u porlod, of »lx mouth* tiftav a dtoUiou for vueh rallroaii* to dl«olmiM;o »UJT »uol\ viuployw iu Who** ]> •hall bv employed, except for th» oa\ivo» •(oretaldi i>or for any »uo» euipluy»H dur isg a like iu*i IQI) to quit the «ervim< with •M giving tWdftjrs «trltt*n uotlw ui lu- MARTHA WASHINGTON COOK-BOOK FREE! 320 PAGES. 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