Logansport Pharos-Tribune from Logansport, Indiana on May 3, 1891 · Page 1
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Logansport Pharos-Tribune from Logansport, Indiana · Page 1

Logansport, Indiana
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Sunday, May 3, 1891
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She aumaU VOL. XVI. LOGANSPORT, INDIANA, SUNDAY MORNING, MAY 3, 18 l NO. 106. DUNLAFS Celebrated Hats MAY DAY ECHOES. Miners iu Illinois, Iowa and Indiana Are Idle. Most of Them, However, Declare They Are Not Striking, but Waiting the Result of Conferences. STI BEST M STYLES ADE, SPRING Now on Sale DEWENTBR, The Hatter. Spring Suiting, Spring Pants, Spring Overcoating, The nicest/ prettiest patterns ever shown, just received at JOS. S.CRAIG'S. r WILL CURE &*3^tvtm& WHOOPING COUGH , IND. QUITE THE THING! Light Colored Suiting this JUST RECEIKiDr A Fresh Lot of Them Come in and See Them. IN" ILLINOIS. / SPRINGFIELD, 111., May 2.—State President Goings, of the Illinois Federated Miners' union, returned from Chicago and reports that 'the conference with the coal operators in Chicago was satisfactory to the miners. He said an agreement was reached to hold a joint session of the miners and operators of the state some time next week. It was agreed to suspend all operations at the mines until after this conference, but the miners want it understood that no strike has been ordered and that none is on. Other points in the Illinois coal fields report a quiet condition of affairs. In Saline county not a mine has stopped operations. Rock Island advices say that every mine in that county, as well as in Henry and Mercer counties, is working, and the men are satisfied with their condition. In Vermillion county there is DO trouble or indication of a strike, and in St. Glair county, while the men took a day off, there was no strike, and operations will be resumed. SPKISG VALLEY, 111., May 2.—All the mines in this district stopped work Friday. Neither miners nor operators have proposed a basis of settlement for the coming 1 year. The. miners are under the instructions of their state officers and no demand will be made until sanctioned by them. STBEATOB, 111., May 2.—The coal operators of this field have posted notices offering last year's scale of prices. Mining was suspended here Friday and a general meeting of miners held, but no definite action was taken. The feeling is pacific. DANVILLE, I1L, May 2.—The large coal mine operators at Grape Creek, including the Grape Creek Coal Company, the Spellman Coal Company and Mike Kelley, suspended work indefinitely Friday, throwing a thousand men out of employment. The operators claim that on account of overproduction it is not profitable to work the mines. JOLIET, 111., May 2.—The coal operators in Wilmington and Bi'aidwood •districts have shut down. The miners demand the same wages as paid-the last six months—ninety-five cents per ton. The operators want them to take a redu .tion of seven and one-half cents per ton and work ten hours a day. IOWA MIXERS OHDEP.ED OUT. OSKALOOSA, la., May 2.—The executive board of the state association of the miners held a meeting here Friday and issued the following order: "To THE MFNERSOF IOWA: Your executive boarfl has ordered you out for the establishment of the eight-hour work day, and you will remain out until further orders from said hoard." This is an independent action by the Iowa union and will be followed in part only. Many of the miners will return to work. Miscreants set fire to shaft No. 7 of the Consolidated Coal Company's works Friday morning and 8100,000 worth of property was destroyed. The miners in the employ of this company had refused to join in the general strike of May 1. Attempts were also made to burn, other shafts. O.TTUMWA*" la., May . 2.—The coal miners' .strike is general throughout southeastern Iowa, and covers the Des Moines valley coal fields. At Keb the miners made no demand. , At the great Cleveland mines the men made a formal demand for an eight-hour day, and declared they would stay out until it was granted. At Hiteman the men-are out, but as they have made no demands it is confidently expected that they will resume work Monday. At Foster the men notified the operators that eight hours would be a day's work hereafter and quit. IN INDIANA. INDIANAPOLIS, Ind., May 2. —Two thousand miners in Clay county went out Thursday night, and Friday 1,000 of them held a meeting at Brazil. Secretary Russell received a letter from State President Comiskey asking the men to return to work. A committee of five was appointed to confer with the 'operators. Late in the afternoon they reported that the operators demanded that the men return to work at last year's scale and that they sign an individual agreement waiving their rights under the law requiring a biweekly pay day and the weighing of 2oal before screening. This the miners were unwilling to concede, and after adopting resolutions condemna- ;ory of the operators' terms an adjournment was taken till. Monday, when another conference with the operators will .be held. There is no change in thle situation D Davis county. Building is. stopped n Terre Haute by the carpenters' .trike for nine hours at thirty cents. rriday the bosses offered twenty-five cents, but the men would not accept. The briekmasons and hbdcarriers also went out .Friday for higher wages. These are the only labor troubles of importance in Indiana. FORT WAYNE, Ind., May 2.—The union painters and tinners, about 400 men; struck Friday. The painters demand eight hours and thirty-five cents per hour, the tinners nine- hours and twenty-nine cents per hour. The employers refuse to grant the advance. ST. LOUIS CAKI'ENTKBS WIH. . ST. Louis, May 2.—The carpenters and joiners have once more scored a victory against their employers. Two years ago they fought for thirty-five cents an hour and an eight-hour day and won. Friday they asked forty cents .\n hour and got it. The St. Louis team owners, 500 strong, have won their strike against their employers. They asked for 54 a day and got it. Tha architectural ironworkers to the number of 350 men have gone out for an eightrhour day and an advance in wagej from three and one-half to seven and one-half cents an hour, according to the grade of work. The marbleset- ters, who are members of the association of marblecutters of the United States, have struck for an advance of twenty-five cents a day. NO STRIKE IN OHIO. COLUJIBUS, 0., May 2.—The miners and operators of Ohio have adjusted their difficulties on a basis of seventy cents for mining- in the Hocking valley and a nine-hour day. The scale for machine mining was left open, for future 'adjustment between the operators and miners interested. No strike or trouble is anticipated iu Ohio fields for the next year. OXE STBIKE ENDS. CLEVELAND. 0., May 2.—The labor troubles in this sity are practically over. Early in the morning the striking lumber handlers began returning to work ^dividually'at fee terms of the employers, and at noon business had been revived in all the yards. The police are still guarding the men who have gone to work, but no further riotous demonstrations are anticipated. -THE PITTSBURGH STRIKE. PITTSBURGH, Pa., May 2.—The carpenters report a considerable gain in strikers over the contractors since Friday morning. Of the 3,600 carpenters in this district who struck for eight hours and an increase in wages, 1,356 are 1 working to-day on their terms. All of the miners of the Pittsburgh district will return to work Monday, their scale having been adjusted. THE SITUATION ELSEWHERE. MILWAUKEE, May 2.—About 200 carpenters struck Friday because their employers refused to grant their demands for at least 27>£ cents an hour. The question of whether a general strike among the carpenters shall take place will not be settled until Monday night, when reports from all the contractors will be had. BEAVER DAJI, Wis., May 2. .$^£Cwo hundred and fifty operatives in tliei%ot- ton factories here struck for a reduction of the working day from eleven to ten hours. MEMPHIS, Tena., May 2.—The union painters in Memphis inaugurated a strike Friday, otherwise there was no labor demonstration in this city.' The men demanded three dollars per day for eight hours' work and-that only one apprentice be allowed to each firm. Hitherto painters received §2.50 a- day for nine hours' work. BABKE, Vt., May 2.—Nearly 400 granite quarrymen are out on strike, the cause baing- the refusal of the employ' ers to show a discrimination between union anil non-union workmen. If the strike holds on i» will throw 2,000 granite cutters out of employment. HOSIERY SALE. We will place on sale to-morrow 200 doz. full regular made ladies 3-threaded hose at 25 cents per .pair. 75 doz. the finest corned rnaco cotten (Egyptian) at 30 cents per pair. s.'-' 150 doz. Boys and Girls French ribbed extra length hotel. 2 pair for 25 cents These goods are all from fhe celebrated HERMSDORF Dye woi ks, Germany and are absolutely fast black, and will not crock. Get your suply of hose for the Summer to-morrow at pur Special Sale. WILER & WISE = O F = BACK / TO 'FRISCO. Always Here With the largest stock, lowest prices, most reliable, best watch" work done in. the city. Try my rainbow pebble spectacles the only perfect lens made. 41O Broadway. : D. A. HA UK. Tfie Jeweler and Optician. Sure Death! To Cockroaches, Rats, Mice, and Bedbugs. The President Returns to the California Metropolis and Is Banqueted. SA>- FBANCISCO, May 2.—The president and party returned from Santa Ciuz shortly before noon Friday. When the ferryboat reached the landing a committee of citizens headed by Mayor Sanderson met the party with carriages and the president, Postmaster-General Wanamaker and Secre- retary Busk were taken to the rooms of the chamber of commerce, while others of the party proceeded to the Palace: .hotel, where they had lunch. President Harrison, accompanied by a committee of business men, ascended to the rooms of the chamber, followed by members of the commercial organization, of the city and of the Mexican veterans, California, pioneers, and scientific and other associations. President Taylor of the chamber of commerce then delivered an address of welcgme, to which the' president responded. . The banquet at the Palace hotel at night in honor of President Harrison was attended by 250 guests. The affair was conducted on an elaborate scale and was the closing feature of the president's visit to this city. SACBAMENTO, Cal, May 2—The pres idential party arrived 'here at 8 a. m. and ; was received by the governor and mayor and escorted to the' capitol where the president and Mrs. Harrison received a long line of school children. The president was given a handsome medal of California gold commemorative of the event, and after an address of welcome responded briefly. The party left at lu o'clock for Oakland. Arbor Day la Wisconsin. MILWAUKEE, May 2.—Arbor.day was becomingly observed 'by most of the public schools. Trees were planted in the school-house yards' and literary programmes were gone through with by the pupils. At the high school class day and arbor day were celebrated -jointly. Dispatches received denote a 'general observance of the day throughout the state. FISHER'S LIGHTNING EXTERMINATOR. at Ben Fisher's Drug Store, 311 FpurtlrS f t FACIAL BLEMISHES. 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