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April 3, 1891

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-\~- B-V,- VOL. XYI. LOGANSPORT, INDIANA, FRIDAY HOMING, APRIL 3, 18:11 NO. 80. DUNLAFS Celebrated Hats S T I F F and S I L K, BEST MADE, SPRING STYLES Now on Sale DBWENTER, The Hatter. Spring Suiting, Spring Pants, Spring Overcoating i The nicest,, prettiest patterns ever slio^n, just received at JOS. S. CRAIG'S. Ladies' Cloth top Shoes And new Low Shoes. Come in. Popular Prices. WALKER & RAUCH, 42O Broadway. WILL CURE x ^ ^WHOOPING COUGH ONCEMORE I would like to say to you, if you are thinking of getting something built for Spring or Summer wear I N Suitings, Trouserings, , Top Coatings Or Silk Vestings. Order it now 'tis none too early, and my stock is "full up". SHOT DOWN. Strikers Try to Eaid the Coke Works at Morewood, Pa. Deputy Sheriff's Fire Into the Ranks of the Rioters—Eleven of Them Killed and Many Wounded. TWO PITCHED BATTLES. GKEEXSBURG, Pa., April 2.—The coke strike at Morewood has culminated in two bloody riots, in which eleven of the rioters were killed and fifty or more wounded. The strikers to the number of 300 gathered about midnight and after spending 1 some time in inflammatory talk started for the company's stables at Morewood, reaching 1 there about 3 o'clock a. m. None of the rioters would heed the deputies' entreaties and at once made a rush for them. In self- defense tha deputies opened fire and killed eight and wounded twenty-one of the Hungarian strikers. At 9 o'clock another riot was precipitated, in which three more Huns were killed and about twenty-five wounded, some of whom will, it is thought, die. The sheriff and two deputies arrived horns on the 9 o'clock train, having- two of the rioters in custody, one of whom was wounded in the leg. Both were lodged in jaiL All of the killed were Poles or Slavs except Binero, who was an Italian. None of them were naturalized. The names of the wounded are not obtained. All are foreigners. PITTSBURGH, Pa., April 2.—The deputies who took part in the riot at Morewood were all full grown, experienced men, and they were aimed to the teeth. A more deliberate arrangement for contemplated trouble was never made. Wednesday night Superintendent Pickard summoned his deputies and told them that a raid was contemplated on the works. He formed them into a line and examined the firearms of each one. He then presented each man with a Winchester rifle, drilled th em in the use of the weapon and ordered th em on duty. T\'hen they were retiring Superintendent Pickard said: 'Twill be in command. I have received positive information that our works are to to raided. I have promised protection to our^ien and I must give it to them. When the raiders come, obey me. Fire the first shot into the air. If the raiders do not retreat, fire tho second shot and keep on firing while you have ammunition. Protect the company's property, protect the men at work and protect your own lives. Tho man in my employ who runs I will shoot dead on the spot. Any man who is not willing to accept my terms will please drop into the rear and I wjjl send him home under guard." No one dropped back. All the deputies looked grim and serious and awaited further orders. "Is everybody satisfied'?" asked the superintendent. "Yes, yes," rang out all along the line. Each man was supplied with twenty-six cartridges, and under the command of the superintendent were marched to a convenient point. All night long the strikers were preparing for. the raid. Delegations headed by drum corps marched to and fro to places of rendezvous. An occasional pistol shot in the distance was accepted as a mysterious signal. Now and then a rocket flashed into the air and from an adjoining hilltop a swinging light could -be seen. The guards did not know what these signals meant. They were accepted as evidences of danger, however, and the people at and about the various works did not retire during the night. It is said that the miners were prepared to blow up the mine at Morewood. Such is the latest development of the affair. There were three parties of the strikers. One came from Stoncrville. A railway watchman then saw a large crowd of the strikers, 'pass. They were very noisy and were cheering and shouting as they came along. They had drums and were constantly beating them. Another party left Morewood early~ in the night and marched to this place. Here they were met .by the party. from the mines around here. A meeting was held, and it agreed to .take some plan of action. It was after this meeting that the march was made on the works. Some of the strikers say that they had no intention of doing ' any damage. They simply marched to the works to intimidate those who were at work. Before the officers fired on the mob a considerable amount of the company's property had been destroyed. An attempt was also made to cut the telegraph and telephone wires so that the governor could not be notified of the anarchistic work contemplated. Sheriff Glawson at once telegraphed Gov.'Pattison for the militia! as he feared the Huns and other rioters, who number thousands, would arm themselves, overpower the deputies and kill them all before they could realize the situation. Gov. Pattison acted with 'gratifying promptitude. He has ordered out two regiments—the Tenth of Washington, and the. Eighteenth, of Pittsburgh—to assemble immediately and to proceed at once to the scene of the murderous riots in the coke regions. If the belligerent Huns show a disposition to resist lawful authority they will be shot down like dogs. . . The cause of the uprising: among the strikers was the activity ;displayed at the Morewood works Wednesday. The miners were at work dWyyancf five cars of'"coke were ped during the day. This made the kers desperate, and an attack was determined on. The rioters evidently expected to surprise the deputies who were defending the works. It is openly declared by the strikers that they will have revenge for their companions. They have for the time being transferred their attention from the plants to the deputies, whom they vowthey will kill. They say at the same time that the* works will surely be razed. Word has been passed to the strikers all over the region that the shooting was without pr6vocation; that no violence had been offered, and their anathemas on hearing these reports are deep and strong. INDIANA. fhe Very Latest News from Many Parts of the Stats. Made a Demand for 8100,000. ISDIAXAPOI.IS, Ind., April 8. — The aid state board of agriculture, through Sylvester Johnson, its treasurer, has made a formal demand for the .$100,000 appropriated to it a couple of years ago. Auditor Henderson refused to issue a warrant for the money. Mr. Johnson said the demand was made for the purpose of forming a basis for a suit after the new board has been appointed. The secretary and auditor of state have been trying to make up the new board. When the two officers got together to appoint a board it was found that there were four districts without applicants. The men who were willing to serve in' three of these districts were found in a few days, but a search for a man in the one vacant district so far has been in vain. The appointee must be a republican and a manufacturer. As soon as a man is found the board will be announced. Th'e time for appointing the board expires Friday. Coulter May Be President. CBAWFOKDSVILLE, Ind., - April 3. — Prof. John M. Coulter, of "\Vabash college, has been spoken of as the next president of the state university at Bloomington, and although the professor refuses to say whether or not he will accept the general impression is that he will. Another department has been established in W abash college to be known as the Thompson chair, with a fluid of 85,000. Boat the Boycotters. , INDIANAPOLIS, Ind.,«April S:— The F. M. B. A, of Underwood, Scott county, attempted to boycott Will Hosea, the storekeeper at that place, and run him out of business, but Hosea undersold the association store and finally compelled its 2oors to be closed by capturing its trade. The alliance now wants to buy Hosea out, but he declines to sell. Boya Capture a Locomotive. JEFFEKSOSVILLE, Ind., April - 3. — A number of colored boys, none over 12 years of age, took possession of a Pennsylvania Central engine while it was standing in the yards and ran it ofl the tracks across Court avenue, startling the whole neighborhood. One oi the lads was captitred. The engine was not much injured. Coopers Demand an Increase. TISKRE HAUTE, Ind., April 3.— The men employed in the cooper shops oi James Nichols and James Clutter struck for an increase of one cent per barrel. Nichols promptly granted the increase and the men returned to work. Mr. Clutter refused the advance and will fight the men. There are about 100 men out now. An Aged Odd Fellow. DANVILLE, Ind., April S. — Thomas L. Bedford, of this city, is probably the oldest odd fefflow in the world. . He was 84 years of age Wednesday, and the lodge of Danville presented him with a jeweled odd fellows' veteran's badge. He has been an odd fellow sixty -three years. Lockjaw Caused Her Death. MUNCIE, Ind., April 3. — Tuesdaj night Miss Clare Ivoontz died at hei home near Yorktown, this county, of tha injuries received by a schoolmate accidentally hitting her in the temple with a stone. After a week had elapsejJ lockjaw set in, causing death. Indianapolis Police Re INDIANAPOUS. Ind., April 3.— The entire police force has been .reorganized. About fifty of the old force were dropped. Although two or three commissioners are democrats more than half the new force are republicans. Southern Indiana Teachers' Association. .EDIKBUEG, Ind.. April 3.— The fourth annual meeting of the Southern Indiana Teachers' association is being held ttere. The first session was held Wednesday night and was largely attended. Burplnre In an Indiana Town. VINCENXES, Ind., April 3.— Tuesday night thieves raided Oaktown, 12 miles north of this city, and entered every itore in the place except two. They iecured about $1,200. Tinners Locked Out at Indianapolis. INDIANAPOLIS, Ind., April 3. — The tinners having refused to accept the agreement presented by the bosses, were locked out. About 200 men are affected. Took 1'olson. COLUMBUS, Ind., April 3.— William Monroe, 'of this city, committed suicide jy taking poison Wednesday. Domestic ;roubles were the cause of the deed. TO SHOW Our Appreciation Of the Immense Patronage Received at; OUR FIRE SALE, We will add for To-Morrow our Entire Stock of LACE CURT A INS! •At 50 Cents on the'Dollar For Two Days Only. WILER & WISE, of No. 315 Fourth Street I WHISTLE FOR D. A. HAUK He has the goods ; and .prices.^ Best Clock for the money. Best Watch for the money. Best Spectacle for the money. Best work done for the money. No. 41O Broadway. The Jeweler and Opllclaa. D. A. HAUK. DIAMOND BSAHO \\i\iS THE ORIGINAL AMD-GENUINE. Tho only 8»fc, Snre, und rcZiaifc PW for Mle. IjadlCM, a*k DruifKlHt for CltiefiAtter't gnglith JHamond Xrand ID Jtod uid Gold metallic boiea scaled with blue rltibco. Take no other kind. jCe/iue Sututimtion* ami Xmiu ' All pills In paatcbo&rd boles, pink wrappers, fcro dnnjremim counterfeit*. At iDrngtL 4c. In ntarnpn for partloul&n t ^^tlmonlals, and* **Ke£Fef for LadloA^^-in tdKer. bj- rctwrn IfrlL. 10,OOO TwdrooBlMB. XamtFaper. 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