Sterling Daily Gazette from Sterling, Illinois on January 30, 1888 · Page 1
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Sterling, Illinois
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-^ LESS THAN OHE CENT A DAY NEARLY TWO THOUSAND PASES ^ 1 Compl«» i which hmra aln-s'Iy *p " Misi It'farir"," "Rin ' -»(» «n, frsmaa li, jnr*" u- mne," " Tht H^wft^r," "Tbt WhitUia* EaoT," "A* AnchoT," "A L*n4 ef Irtrs," "lTj» i>«4 ^MratJiia Mirstt," "Apr'« s ^^ •»* 2^H-r TV^m," '"His T*rr»- C^tts Batt,'' •' Ffflrn th*» R«nk«," "Chwk and Cosntar- Ch-"k." ffte.. etc. Th* f^bi^Tirilntt prlo«t cf thti "Klnj of th* Mmthliwi" U hut t-* fn a JMV. Sainpl* ttrpj wnt w nKi*ijtt pf 10 rwnt* IT> rtanir 1 '. AddrsM MAOA7T7TE. VOLUMK 6. STERLING ILLINOIS. MONDAY, JANUAKY 3018-8 NUMBER 295 OOTHO T.A5T. frar 0:16 s..m 78—Freighu »:43 p.m FROM FAST. nKer... 0:10 p.m. 77— Freight. ..... 9:«0nm. 79 — Fas 'PTlffPlT — i^** P.W 42-FrclKlu Z-Mf.ri rrROM WKST _ .engerlO:30a.m 41—Freight 1 :30 p.m Passenger No. 3d connects with trains east an west on Clinton Branch; with O. R. I & P. R. K at Rock Island east and west; with GaJesburi pSssenger at Rio; with main lino for points wes (Jouncir niaff», Omalui nnrt bnyonrt. and »t Bush ncll for Kansas City and points beyond. C. & N. W. TiMk TABLE. OOIHO BAirr. . MsrshaUtown Patuenf^r) Clinton I'aas., 8 : 17 p. n ---- ....._...™.1:« p. m. Pacific -Er. -^-.2^5 a. m Denver Pass ...10 -Si a. m. Denver Pftss...4.-(M p. m Atlantic Ki ..... 2J7 a. m. MarshaJltown Cllntoa Pass....e^T a. m.| Ponsenger...! :18 m FBJdaarr Truism rnAT OAKRT OOIIO tABT. OOINO WEBT. No. 74... — ..... Ji.lT p. m. No. 73. ----- 10 is a. m No. 84... _-...... 8:27 a. m. No. 87...~_....3:« a. m 'THE AMERICAN AAQAZINE Beautifully Illustrated, 25 cts,,$3 »Ye»r. fivei pr«fnrencf> to D»(ioD»l toclos and •OVBM, fttad Mi Iit*r»tar» .vn4 »rt *.r* of tb» hfffbMt Rtivadard. F*tnoo§ Amtrionn writers fill It* plffet with a wi4* *tr)»tj rtt (nl« Putinft'ikeVctiM of trawl and ftdYtnt- ur«, lertkl Rod abort •tihra, dflvcriptlr* ftocoanU of onr f*\mom cuurtritnea *nd women, brttf WMtr* •*• tb* foremost problems of tb* period, tad, thii M*orin* i« Dittinctlvely Representative of American Thought and It {• tcknowl*dff»d by the pr*M »nd poblto to b* tb« noit popnlHr and «otert«lnlBC or Uio kl().v*> claw latoathlle*. ___^___ IMPORTANT. & III»trat«d Prvntlon I.lit, und BpcclBl IB. 4a«<-m«nl« In Cash or Valuable PrcmlnBU to Club RalMn, will be nnt »a r*««lB* *t l&c., If Ikli paper !• mentioned. Vf HciBOMlale und enercetle pe: wanted to lollelt •Db«er1ptlon«. Wri •»e« for ttxel««lv« territory, ADD11SS, '"• THE.A2C12IOAN KAQAZ1KS 749 Broadway, New York/ ice to Land A few choice tracts o( land now In the hands of F. B. Uubbard, located In Iowa and Soutkero Minnesota, with : TITLK WARRHNTED PERFECT. Wnlle many of the lands now owned by specn latora are under a cloud of title. These lands are Bold with PEAFEGT ABSTRACTS. HRIOKS FROM SIX TO TEN DOLLARS PER I have also a .. FARM WEST of EMPIRE For Mlo cheap, on which a good property In Sterling or Rock Falls will be taken as part payment. now Is the time to get good bargains. KAP8 AND DK»GB1PTI09TH Can be bad at my office, and cheap tickets to show western lands. Delaya are Dangerou on Thc«e Bar- •alia*. F. B. HUBBA.RD- I.aud office oppoilte Mannercbor Hall, ' Ht«rllnsr, Ilia KIRK'S FLOATING, SOAP THE CHIEF • For the Bath, Toilet and Laundry. Snow Whlto nnd Absolutely Pure. If vnnr dealer does nnt keep TOMte rinnrt Bonn. * cents for Bnmplej cnbe i» tbo- makor», JAS. S. KIRK 5 CO, CHICAGO. HEROIC LITTLE CRIPPLES. THE REMARKABLE COOLNESS OF TWO LITTLE HOSPITAL INMATES Avert* What Might H»ve Been a Dreadful Holocnait—They Dltcover • Fire and Quietly Tell the Attendants—Other Br»ve IneldenU— A Nnmbnr of Fatal Cnnfl« T rn- lloni with Heavy Mnney'IxMtn. KKW YORK, Jan. 30.—In the hcnpitsl for th« rupiqrwl and crippled at Letington avenun anil Kurty-second street there'are 183 -cripplod children -um!«r treatment. -f About 0:48 Sunday evening the younger of these children were in bod, otliots preparing to retire, aud a few of the older children wore eating their supper In the basement. Two of the lalter, Ixiuisa Fahllg. asjod 1'i, and Mary Qrcely, nged ID, started up-8ta:rs to go to bed. On reaching the .second floor they were suddenly enveloped lij cloud's of smoke. Both children are suffering from Hpinal dlsoase and can walk only with difficulty. Without screaming or manifesting fright In any wuy they hurried as rapidly as possible to the third floor, found a nurse, Ellun Dougherty, and told her the building was on flre. .The nurse tnld them not to tell any of Iho rhildren, and s*nt them to their rooms. Blie than sent word by an nmlatant to Matron Webber, who In turn notified Dr. Gibney, through whom an alarm was sent out. ' As rapidly as possible the doctors, ourae*, police ami firemen, an well as a number of oitl- s-nn, carried Hie children from the bnilding. The guc»!8 in the Vanderbilt hotel opposite pave np tholr roonn, and 14^ ot tbo little saf- fsrors were put. to bed there. -Ths others found shelter. In private houses In the vicinity. There wan much excitement among tbo spectators In the street, among whom It was rumored that Revernl of the children hod been burned to death. Fortunately all the children were romovi-d In nafoty. Meanwhile the firemen fdught the flames, and after a stubborn battle subdued them. The flre had originated hi a bath room on the Drat floor from pome unknown «ausv>. Ths dimdge done Is efotlmatod ut tS.SOO. When tbo fire bad been extinguished tbe lifelem body of Mary Donnely.n cook In th* hospital, 45 years oil, wns found In ber room on the fifth floor, where she bad died from suffocation. It was her day off, . and It wan sup- OO^V- -posed-she«Jiad-Bone-out-to-vislt-friends,™but it appears that she had taken a nap Instead, aud was vuffocatad In her sleep. During the flre Michael McCarthy, the elevator boy, was overcome by smoke and fell Into the elevator pit. He was discovered there by Miss Jessie ijtranger, a young waitress in tbe hospital, who dragged him out Into the air, where he revived. Mlra Stranger also saved the life of James O'Brlop, one of the engineers of tha hospital It was bin day off, and he was asleep in bis room, and wo* already unconscious from smoke whou she ran to his room and by persistent knocking on tbe door roused him in time for bim to eicnpe the fate of tbo unfortunate cook. Little Louisa Feblig was asked after the flre why she did not run away when sha saw the danger. "I couldn't run very fast," she said; I have spinal disease, you know; and, besides, if I hod not told Miss Dougherty she and every one else might have been burned." "What did you do after you told herP "I went into my dormitory and told my chum, Minnie Johnson. She Is a cripple, and can never get out of bed without lining carried. She asked me not to leave ber, and I took bold of hands with her and said I wouldn't But when I saw the smoke beginning to coma up to our floor, and heard every one screaming and shouting 1 felt so afraid that I tried to rat Minnie out of bed so we could get away. But I couldn't lift ber. She told ma j to run and not to mind her, or I would get i burned up. I kissed her good-bye aud ran out, •' but E found a man, who went In and got Jllnnle, and we both got out-" Ten-year old Max Bchwars, who U suffering from hip disease, tried to carry out Johnny Burke, a UtUa deaf and dumb cripple, but tbo burden was beyond his strength. Then he drugged • -Johnny out to the hall, where a. policeman,, foimd them, and! carried , both down stairs. There were many oth««/ ; ^stances ot heroic and unselfish behavior oo the part of the little cripples. • ;, CostlT BUM at PltUburg. ' PnrsBUHO, Pa., Jan. 80.— A flre, originat- ng from atlefective flue In the flr*t| floor of the four-story building, ,43 Fifth avenue, occupied by Urllng & Sons, tailors, and Heeren Dros. & Co., manufacturing jewaUrmj at 3:80 >'clock Sunday morning, resulted In »greater os* of property than has any one flre In th(» city In a number of years. Every engine In the city was summoned, but Hot until after S o'clock did tbo firemen train control of ths conflagration. Help had to be oalUdfrom. Allegheny City before the flre was got under control, and one fireman was fatally Injured. The lasses will aggregate about $275,000, with nsurance 6f $140,000. - • . . CO € Ul o, CO CO Ul 00 R7«ilcT tflIT * 10-s ois.roiT RtrwnrnnT I^lnt J-'rtiLiy. tun U lo Cliun.h Suiid.». Mxht Fuklowbto BII.M|»: 1 Uck. Maroon, VennlBoo IJIiH. Y^lloo, Ullvi l.*Lc, hrt.Mcr and Wuon Grtcot. No Vnrni*hin*.' ire«.«urr. . I>HM fc«r* "" . .. One COM «o.l J YOUR BUGGY Tip tnp fcr Ctuln. Lmrn Sf.Us SwfciJHow^ Poll, Baby Cai,U t r». t.ituln Polrfc Komllun. pool Ux>n,Cluia fromi, Sifter, Daoa. BO.U. M»nite«. Jiua I'ciirrx, ia fact etferrthinjr. lust UM thinf Icic the Uilick to UM fcbou| th« bcMM* FOR ONE DOLLAR fiOIT'S HONEST Art you (fOlnj to Paint lhi« year? f jf to. do»t b»y a fxunt containing water or beadrte when 104 tha uina money (or nearly 10) tOIt *<«•» rUHfc PAINT that tir.miU b«an HOflRST, DIiaiKK LlMJKEIMHI, r Md fre« from water and benzine, brnaiui tai« brcni AM Uh« n* •iWr. Merchants handiin* H art our afcnu and authcrriicd by tut In wrltiotf, U jr*.-rMiii i« wrar * Y kill « wilk i COAT* *r » HIM wttk • COATS. Our Sb*4e* an the Latest Styles titcd in the Hast now becoming to (KtpuUr In th« West, and up with the time* 'll XT wt Try tbia brand of llfl tegrct it. Tliii to th« wtA you wiU bj luffi HOUSE PAINT coirs FLOOR P«S P-Unt tha* ncrer drkd beyond the Micky point. *ra«o * w*cW. nr^tl the ml., mul tSVn iwear t Next tiin* c.iII f.,f (o:r i I US ttootl 1MUT «>*, varrautH U * . SaMIT- DRY STICKY IO49 fUndotpS Cf Cl^en..VfK) With t3 *M|AW . thij papetf, DI obttm «stim«l* !ORD&THO«M Te Trade. A well improved turn In Wtltenlde Co. of 140 MJW to trade for Jf«b.-~or KOQKU tend*. Strike (julok it you taking scor«, Hpan'i harJwara ito."a,iCrofi'. furniture store, Kamplon & Birnuif's (fen eral nmrchnndl** store, Thomas Cartwnter 1 clothing store, Sanford & Bartlett'i ralllaerT store, ftnd the law offloeof Canttroll A Main. TJOSS on building about. *.'5,OOJ, and oo ttocki about ^O.CWO. During tbe flr« Isaa a prominent citizen, was killed tuy of some beams. Nnwnpnper Bnrned Out. CHATTATIOOOA, Tenn., Jan. BC.i—At 7 o'clock Ramr.iuy morning flre brokd out IE the ofllca of tbo Dally Commercial abd completely gutted tbe building. DISGRACED AND SUICIDED. -An -Ohl«~-S«hool _T«M)b«r-LoM* 4 BtoUn Money In Oambllni; and Kill* nitinelt. CLEVKLAND, O.,Jan. 80.—A traglqsulcidi occurred at a prominent hotel In this dty a noon Sunday. Eugene Tafel, principal o the Fulton Street school, Columbus, O., whi_ bad absconded with fSoO of tbe teachers' money, blew his bralm out, He arrived at the hotel late Saturday night, anfl afte ragnterfng under an assumed name, : was assigned to a room. He breakfasted at a late hour Bunday forenoon and afterward walked up quietly to his room, and a fa minutes later put a bullet Into his brains- right through both tsmplos. Several letters were found in tho room among them one addressed to R«v. Mr Bpahr, president of the Columbus board o education, In which be confessed that he hac lost all the money stolen in gambling. H said there were only two alturnatives—pen! tentlnry or death—nnd he chose the bitter. Tafoi'a family consisted.of a wife and two sons. He was married sir years ago In Colam bns, Ind., and moved thence W Kendallvlllo. He had lived In Columbus since last October and went to that city very highly reoom raondod. The members of the board of edu cation placed implicit confllence In him and never suspected him of boinj addicted to gambling. Tafel left his wife and children utterly destitute, and they are being care< for by Superintendent Stevenson, of tho Columbus schools. Tafel's father and uncle ar* wealthy, nnd Mrs. Tafol'B father-is also well-to-do. MRS. HENDRICKS DISSATISFIED. She Thinks the Memory of the Vlo*-Pr«sl- denl I* Not Kept Green. COTCINNATI, O., Jan. 30.— Mrs. Thomas A Hendrloks, widow of the late vice-president, arrived here Hunday morning f nla, en route' for Indianapolis. She said In answer to a question that she thought Cleva land might. have a strong opponent, ant then proceeded as follows: "I noticed from tho papers, also, since . have been away, that Mrs. John A. Logai and Mrs. Blair have received their pensions from the government. Fortunately lam-in such circumstance* that I do not absolutely require assistance from the nation, but it seems no more than right that similar recognition of the services of my husband be shown. Tha only tender - I have bed of this nature waa of the salary of Mr. Hendrlcks for one year. Tho Democratic party is solely to blame for the slight my husband's name has thus received. It was In tha majority, • and could withou difficulty have shown respect to one of its fallen leaders In some such way. Mr. Hen- drlcks was elected for four years, and bad freely poured out his strength tor tbe good ol tea party. Certainly It would seem that It 1 am entitled to any of his salary It would be for the whole term for which be had enlisted a* vice president." Peorln'i Chamber of Commerce. PEORIA. Ills., Jaa 80.— The Feoria chamber of commerce burned Bunday night, Tbe flames were soon beyond control, and bad there been a wind ,lt would have swept the entire block north of tbe building. -When the roof fell In seven <.r eight firemen .were carried down to the third floor, and two ol them, James Smith and John Becker,; were very badly crushed and. burned. .It Is thought the flre originated by the explosion of the furnace boiler, and tbe flames cotnmu- nlcatedVi4o the roof through the ebrator sha& TJueJiuildlng, a handsome one, is a •Jtolal )o«. /4t was erected In '1875 at a cost ot-$95,0(}0fland the property of tbow occupying It will make the loss fully (50,000 Loatis Like Rank Rebellion. Mi. Vrauioil, Ky., Jan. «>.—Intelligence has just bava;,recelved here that Gen. Duf- fleld'* m Bell county, working uudor tb* orders of the United States • court, 1* In troabia with the citizen*, and that war is imminent- at any moment It seem* that the party Ms been met by apoas* >-of Ultiaotm end ordered to seek other parta. A Theological Coll«ga Sonrehed. . . JPrrrsBCRO, Pa., Jan. 80.— At 1:15 jo'clook Saturday afternoon fire broke out In iProfe*- or Wilson'* room on th* eastern side! of tbe Western Theological seminary, on | Rldga srenue,. Allegheny; City. ; Owing to ( thelo- ense cold the upper story and attic (were a man of flame by the time the firemen; got to work. - : 7'h* third and fourth floors and foot 'ere completely destroyed by fire, while thf ower room* and content* w«r» ruiiled by water. Sixteen student* rooming lu the luildlng were absent at dinner, m^ny of hem losing everything contained ink their rooms. Tbe fire will not interfere with the sineos of tha college. Flouring- Mills iq Ashes. MILAN, III, Jan. 30.— Tha Johnson: flour- mil)» hero wore destroyed by flra Sunday moraine. . Tha mills, which had bean In ooeration almont forty year*, were supposed to be'firod by an incendiary. Loss, ((40,000; 10 insurance, Mr. Fitzpatrlck, who ha* wen operating the mills for several ; years, oses 14,500 in store grain, on which there is nsurauce of $3,600. A Fireman- Bnak* Bis Nook. NORWICH, Conn., Jau. 30,— Gardner's teno- m«nt house was damaged to thu extent of •500 by fire Bunday night. Fred Bplcer, a fireman, while helping fight tbe flamoft, slipped and fall ingatnst a hydrant, striking opoA bis nos* »itb suob forpa a* to brtak hi* ock He died instantly. H« was 28 yean aid and leave* a widow aodTMM child. : Extensive Greco BOOM Borned. NEW Yo»s^ Jan.-uO.^TJu esteoslv* green bouse of J.'.iho» R Pitcher, of Sport Hills, few miles frmn Orange, 21 J., waa <!*- troyed by flro Fnjlay. T h » Ire origlnaUd -om a defectlva beating apparatus Lots, Vj.UUO. fitcbar'a ooUacttoa of pUata wa* » of tho tluwfc In the world. I>«.lru»llon of * Fa>|wr HIU. BrsntortlLD, Has*., Jan. ga— Tba Chora- c±l Paper company's work* at South Holy- o Was burnttd. SaiUirday ol^ht. lam, *75,- . Tfc» guard has-been doubled-and every pre' caption, taken td-rjwlst an attaclt, ; ;?Vord from ttusreHSaturday said-Uw-pease-Was on th* outskirts of the camp armed with repeating rifles, and a fight is looked for every moment. The surveyors art at a .disadvantage, and In case of trouble they will ba badly wonted. Bat they propose to flght If they must An Old Veteran Gone. MARSHALL, III., Jan. 80.— "Uncl* Jeaee" Shoemaker, aa he was famlliarlx known, one of the pioneer settlers of Johnson township, died Thursday from tbe eftocja of a fall on an icy road, He was n't years old, and was born In North Carolina...' At tbe opening of tbe civil war, though b* was 60 years of age and suffering from rheumatism, he enlisted in the 69th Illinois. Owing to bis Infirmities be was able to serve only a few month*, however. All four of his sons also onllsted, two of whom sleep in southern grave*. To Tunnel tba Kast River. HEW YORK, Jaa 80.—Plans for a tunnel under tbe Eaat River were submitted to the railroad committee of tbe board of aldor- men at tbair meeting Saturday. Tba projectors propono to run a railroad under the ground from the Grand Cuntral depot connecting with the proposed tuuuot, and also the Hudson river tunnel. The committee will probably report at tbe next hwetlng of th* full board. . A ProuUdU CtMMm KUI*4. Uxuart, K. Y., Jaa. SO, -Slro bunday da- rc;«4 tb« Upward bouM block, oxitttfsiog * Howard houatv «*« OjMrs.betM, tta No Muro German la Si. I^ouls. ' ST. Louts. Jaa 30.—Tbe teaching of German In tbe public schools came to an end Saturday, aud ninety-eight teachers will be dropped from th* rolls. This action Is tbe outcome ot the recent vchool-bosnl election, in which Gorman or no German was the war-cry. Tba anti-Germans were victorious. , Bobbed, Dliabled and left to Die. KATIOK, Mass., Jan 80.— Charles H. Nail waa found Sunday moruing lying In tbe road, fros'Q so badly that be died soon a,f tor- ward. His pockets were torn, and It is fuspectBd that he had been robbed aad disabled, and left to puriiu ot cold. 8un« at Temp*raiHM> Appolatmaat. BOBTOX, Mass., Jan. 80.—Jam«* H. Bob- arts, of Cambrlg*. tut* boon appointed mast worthy truoturiir pro Urn of tha national di- vialon. 8ou*of Toioporaooa, vie* W. A. Unit of PfaUadulpbta, lar*f, WHS (tflokaa **d to no* iu * THE STRIKERS' CAUSE. MOSE$ 0/LLOJY Haa jnst received R ear of SPLINT COAL ^Jusi tlie fhing la "burn in YOUR GRATES Tfcls kln« «T we*>tfc«r. TRY ST. CHAIRMAN LEE AND OTHERS MORE FULLY ANSWER CORBIN. A Baltimore Meeting Told the True wardnwui of the Beading Strike— Jtutifr- 1ns; Both the Railroader* and the Miner* —Impntatlon That the Railway Official* Have I»«m Very Tricky and glnaons. BALTIMORE, Md., Jan. 80.—A large and enthusiastic mooting of workingman was held at tbe Front street theatre Bunday af ternoon in aid of tho Philadelphia & Reading railroad and coal strikers. Jerome Mui phy, el Baltimore, presided. Mown. John L. Lae, of Philadelphia, chairman of thS exocu- tire committee of the Reading railroad em- ployes; .John H. Davis, of Mount Carmel, Pa., chairman of the joint committee representing the railroader* and the miners, and Hugh McGarvey, of Beaver Meadow, Pa., of tbe Joint committee, addressed tha assemblage. Tha sum of (467.11 was contributed to the relief fund, and the varioui local es- •emblles will take the matter up and en- dsavor to rain*, a large fund In aid of the strikers in Pennsylvania. Th* first speaker waa Hugh McGorvay. His speech was a general denunciation of the employers who were getting rich out of the sufferings of tbe miners, and by manipulating the legislature* were able to "fasten their grip upon the throats Of their workmen." The strike was to decide the fat« of organized labor hi a country that boasted o! it* liberty. J. H. Davis devotod his address to a consideration of the contract between the minors and the Beading company. He said the con tract did uot bind tha miners to continue working after Jan. lat the I2..W basis. It was only made for four months, and tbe miners were perfectly at liberty to demanc 'what they chose after tha 1st Inat, The company itself bad Insisted on : terminating the contract Jan. 1, as the receiver* could not make an agreement for a later date, for by that time they would bo out ot office. Hn charged Corbin with omitting in his copy ol the contract, published in both hll statements, the words "and this agreement is to terminate Jaa 1, 1868," and characterized this omission as a base and glaring attempt to deceive tha public. Chairman Lea made tha principal speech, anSlnlE supplementecFTns "clrculaif issued some days since In answer to Corbitf, and published in those dispatches. He said thai Corbin had begun rigid economy as soon as he got hold of the road, and everything was cut down. In the machine shops twenty-five men had been discharged, and thirty-five men required to do the work of sixty; train crews had been reduced 40 per cant and twenty cars added to each train, while men who had grown gray In the service bad been turned out of place. The men had then organized, and this had resulted in a plot between Corbin snd others to break, up the Knights of Labor. Tha Reading officials had encouraged the Lehlgh . strlka, while pretending to the Lehigh proprietors that they were against It. In this connection he sold be had been appointed to aid tb* Lehlgb striken and bad reported to Sweigard off duty, at tbe same time telling him what he was going to do—go to Pottsvllla and open an office to obtain aid for the Leblgh.strikers. Bweigard willingly gave him leave of absence for that purpose, telling him It would be of great bsnafit to tha Reading. A month later Lea returned to work, but Sweigard said to himi "Go back to Pottavllla. Tbe Reading has made more money In the past two month* than ever before. Tbe Leblgh operators have laid plans to crush ogantied labor there, and tbe longer tbe strike continue* tha more money tbe Reading will make out of It.* ' Shortly after this tba joint committee waited upon President Corbin, In tha preianc* of Manager McLeod and tbe general solicitor, to Induce him to use bis influence In bringing about a settlement of tha difficulties in Leblgh. Corbin claimed that the Knights of Labor ware Interfering with tha company's business in refusing to, handle the "scab" coal of Fardee Sc Cox. Parenthetically, Lee explained that tha convention at Bhamokln had resolved not to handle! on tb* Reading railroad any "scab" coal mined in Leblgh. The general solicitor then quoted law on the subjeo. "We were peaceable and law abiding citizen*,* continued Leo, "and when we discovered that we were doing somothing even bordering on a violation of tha law, we ordered the coal removed." A few days after thU.Corbin sant for Bernard J. Bbarkey, one of th* K. of L. lights, and Informed him that ha wa* negotiating with Maxwell,, of tbe Janay Central,-rand Harris, of the Lehlgh, and was trying to secure a settlement for the Lehlgh miners at 8 per cent, over tba (3.50 basis. "All this time,' cald Lea, "Corbin wa» playing a double tamo. While negotiating with our uecu- tive board ha wa* conniving with the iLeblgh operators to inaugurate a strike on Jim. 1 to break np the K. of L. There was a convention of Lehlgh and Reading monopolist* in New York on Deo. 23/and tbe result ot the deliberations was that Corbin should force the fight on tha Reading. Ho began by forcing the rfnployea at Port Richmond and Elfzabetbport to handle *scab' material, and they refusing, were discharged." "I am willing to admit," said the speaker, "that there was a mistake nmdo In refusing to handle It, but lam not willlug to! admit Jut ha (Corbin) did not violate article 18 of tha agreement mode a year ago, which provided that every employe should hava on impartial bearing bufor* being discharged, and if using to negotiate with this committee." Proceeding Lea 'said that after tha five crews had beau discharged at Port Richmond the executive committee was called together, and it was concluded that, under the Leblgh circumstance*, It was unadvlsable tA^frlke on ha Reading, and that there wo* not sufficient cause to jeopardize the, business Interest* of the community, went to Philadelphia with Bernard Sharkey on December M to see Superintendent Bweigard. When we entered) Swat gard's office and had made known to pjm tha' object of our visit, Bweigard saldi • You wouldn't coma, only you know you are watea I have outgeneraled you." Sharkey made some remark bare, when Sweigard •aid: "You are a liar, a d—d liar; tba truth not In yon; yon are beaten." Leo then old Sweigard that ha hod coma to make an unconditional surrender. Sweigard said h» would discharge Sharkey and Ambrose leath, tha Mast«r Workman of No. 6,385. je» then agreod to send an order out, direct- no; tba men to return to work, bis agreement with Swalgard being, that, with tba oxcop- ion of Bhwkey, Heath and the flu Port llchmond craw*, whom tha K. of L, would oar* for, all tha man reporting for duty oo tba morning of Dacambar 27 should be «m- *jy«d Laa taut out hU tBlegram*. but those of tb»m addrewd to loading and actlr* member* of th* raQrowl or- :^vkm, and whom U» company wanbml o bo rid of, did not reach them nnd! twoaty- atw hours after th«y bad beau fll*l. On Uw «3to, laaratuc UuU th* acU»« man had b**B Mod to »lo!»Uou of lira agrwiBwuS with KKtrd. Ls* m»e«Q.l*l tfcjj o*ti*r to tfc* awe Us mbutt to work, -JUKI I Uiia4*i uwUi, due i rigiu. and he al me, by reason of hit treachery, is responsible for this strlka," Resolutions sympathizing with the strikers of the Philadelphia & Heading Railroad and Coal and Iron company, ami nil the other companies interested, were adopted. Lee said Sunday night that he and his colleagues would visit Washington and endeavor to enlist the president of the United Rtates on the roll of those who are trying to make the Reading company submit to arbitration. Refuted to Obey a Strike Order. BBEHABDOAH, Pa., Jan. 30. —Although the men employed at the Kehley Run colliery were commanded Friday night by the jolnl committee to quit everything but "dead work," oiKhty-jntnonrreportod forxlaty Bab urday morning, and, in addition, about one hundred men and boys resumed , In the breaker. Although posted as "scabs" they will continue to work. Kehloy Run am: William Penn collieries will be made the center of operations to break the strike, and lively times are promised. Not In Sympathy with Chairman Lee. WiLKKgBARns, Pa., Jan. 80.— A prominent Knight or Labor and a local leader of considerable authority says that the effort* to get the knigh s to strike in the Wyoming region, based on sympathy » ith the railroaders of the Reading company, would prove futile. He says that the knight* here were not at all in sympathy with Chairman Lee's views, and if I/ee was depending for success apon a strike of the Wyoming knights h« would be groatly disappointed. WRECK ON THE LAKE SHORE. Brakeman Killed Hnd Train of Freight Cars Burned. CHICAGO, Jaa 80.— Freight train No. *7, of the Lake Shore & Michigan Southern rait- way, bound for Chicago, broke through a bridge at Pine station, about twenty miles out, at 'J o'clock Sunday morning, and a brakeman named Coulter, of Port Wayne, was killed instantly. There were ten cars,' one of which was loaded with ntiptha and the others with coal, which caught fire and burned rapidly to ashes. The flame* spread to the trestlework of the bridge, and a dispatch was sent to Chicago for a wrecking train and a fire engine. The engineer, fireman, and one or two other train Jjajads_were rerwrtedserjonsly Injured, but no definite information could be obtained. CAPITALISTS IN THE PENITENTIARY. Trouble Given a Dakota Official by Four Pension-Drawing Crooks. Sioux FALLS, Dak., Jan. 80.— Four of the prisoners confined in the territoral penitentiary in this city are drawing penilona from Uncle 8am. Two draw (4 a month each, one $13 and the fourth (26. One of them has just made a loan of MOO, . taking a farm mortgage as security. So fearful was be of being imposed upon, however, that he re- fusel to hand over the cash until a receipt from the register of deeds was produced, showing that the mortgage h*d been duly flled for record. Warden 'Ltdden reports that these four prisoners cause him more trouble than all the other convict* together. If their pension money falls to come npoa it* regular day they get into a terrible stew and bore the keejxn-s with anxious Inquiries, A Btato'g prison sentence seems deprived of many of its fancied horrors where it* Inmates can run a private mortgage loaning business: whils serving out their terms. Municipal Vote for Women. DES HOINKS, la.. Jan. SO.— The state senate Saturday passed the registration bill to engrossment, nearly as it was offered originally. In the house bill* were introduced: Giving women the right to rote at municipal elections; to punish fraud, bribery, etc., at elections. This last is a very stringent measure. Solicitation of anything of' value from candidates) IB mad* punishable. Any person in authority at a . primary election, caucus or conv ention, who practices deceit, or does a wrongful act in connection ' with . his duty as chairman, judge or teller is to be fined $500 or imprisoned two years. Incorporated or Individual employers of labor, or their foremen, attempting to influence employes regarding the manner of casting their Totes may bo fined $],UOO to $5,000. Not SBtliflod with Springer's B11L BIBUABOK, D. T., Jan. 80.— The Springer bill for the admission of Dakota as on* state meet* with much opposition here among the advocates of admission as well as the divls- lonists. The worst feature of the bill is that it will wipe out nearly one-third of the counties of " the territory. The bill provide* for the abolishment, of counties which do not contain 8,000 people. Thld will do away with many counUss which an prospering, have court house*, and possess an area which In a few years will support 80,000 people. It would virtually moke counties in north Dakota large enough to support 000,000 peo- P'o- • _ Canadian Trade Statistic*. OTTAWA, Qut, Jan. So.— The trad* and navigation returns for the fiscal year ended June SO last have just been compiled for presentation to parliament next month, -They show a most satis factory Increase In the volume of trade of the Dominion, the total ax- ports being tf9,515,8ll, and Imports Hit,- j9a,l»J, on increase over lost year of »*i834,- 497 in the former, and $8, 467,075 in'tb* 1*6- »r, the largest Increase in, one year since It is interesting to note an increase of $7,490,191 in Great Britain's trade with ,hu Dominion, while that of the United States increased but $1,840,457. Saturday'* BollpM of th. Mooa. BOSTON, Jan. 30.— Thu eclipse of the moon Saturday evening was observed, under the most favorable condition* at the Harvard observatory by Professor Pickering , and a dozen assistant*. The obsarvaUon* were In every case successful, this being especially true of the effort mode to note the ooculatttoq of certain stoi> under the favorable eircum- stance of a total eclipse. The photograpio work promises ta b* of considerable sclfatiOo mportaace, no less than tea negatives OJf the noon during the different phases having >een taken. ' ' ' Advocating Wholesale Asuaslnatton. N«w YOHK, Jan. 30.— The Irish, Volnn- otrs hold a meeting Bunday night at which O' Donovan Roma and Frank. O'Blrue w*r* tha principal speaker*. Both advice^ Irishmen to imitate the men who killed Cavott- dish and Burko, and urged that lord lieutenants, chief eacntarlM and judges in Ireland should b« awuusinaUd. The uw of dynamite wac advocated, and th» IrUh were advbnd to ihuir loaders and supply taaxa with funds to wugo war on England. • / Comaioa»r Cox GeU FOOT NOVEL"NiHiLISTrc APPEAL A SUBJECT OF THE CZAR APPEALS TO OUR SENATORa , J*u. SO,— Tho trial of JoMah Cvx, who was arrested in December A for nldnsuiirig prt>cl»ia)*.l mint iiigx in Ireland, was coacltuiod Saturday oi Cauta m.l ( v/t, was seaUend to four al bard labor. f b*U, but ho aa:jij» (M •&»» He Urg<> the Ri-JBctlon ol th« Pending XzU-Kdltton Treaty— Tue Nlhlllntln propaganda aa Worthy as the Plan of Can- palgrn In Imland — Our MitloaM Stat**mea Blow In Getting u> Work. WABHIIJOTON Crrr, Jon. SO.— A pie* for the rejection of the proposed extradition treaty- between— th*—B,ussian_and__X3 r olt»<| States governments ha* beau sent to Senator Joseph R. Hawley, and Mr. P. B. Heath, a newspaper correspondent of~ tbisi city, by Bergios M. Stopniak. the Russian exile, Kl< hiliit and revolutionist, now located in London, whom these . gentlemen met in Rassla last summer. . 8tepnlak makes a special request that the matter be laid before tb« senate committee on foreign relations, and It is considered one of the strongest if not mort violent argument* that could be made against an alliance between this and th* Buaaian government*. Btepinak, who 1* a noted author, lays down as bis text that It is the rule with all civilised nations that nobody can be condemned with out being heard In his defense, and that the projected extradition treaty with th* Russian government, if ratified by the American senate, will be a wholesale condemnation to cap* ital punlubntont, and worse, of any number of Russian patriotic people, designated a* HI- hlllits, who may seek refuge from the despot- Ism of the ccsr. Be oompam ths : Nihlliitlo party in Russia with the Irish Nationalists or home rulers. To* Russian* want : to overthrow the cxar's oespotlsm, to break the yoke of the autooratio bureaucracy, and to establish a national representative assembly or a government by the people — an objsct similar to that which the Irish an striving for In their native country under the title of home rule, and which, Stepntak say*, receive* th* plaudit* of the American people. He calls attention to the fact that the work of tba Nihillita, or revolutionists. In Russia 1* .similar to that of the home rulers in Ireland, and aays they an granted much lee* latitude than the subjeot* of Great Britain, and for advocating free speooh and free education, and a. change In the form of government, they are _axlled._b> JSIberla. or executed like criminals of the most brutal type. He holds that the United States government would be a party to these oppressions and crime in the name of the cxar of Russia if it formed the alliance contemplated in the extradition treaty to come before the senate. To show that the Instinct* of American dtj- cens naturally turn against the oppression in Russia, BMpnlak .cite* the fact that nearly all Americans who visit the dor's country become sympathizers with the revolutionist* there, and not only write and speak against Russian despotism, but actually tender outside assistance. Should tha treaty be ratified, therefore, it would be In opposition to all Americans who understand it* meaning, and through ignorance on the part of the senate. Many, citation* from history and . newspaper accounts, and the official report* of. Russian officials are nude, showing that the political offenders which this treaty Is Intended to take from tba United States to the parent country an tried before military , courts without having either counsel or witnesses, and that there are discriminations in trial* and punishment of th* most cruel order against poopl* who take Issue with the present form of government over those who commit murder and crimes of the baser sort ; that while the murderer is given a jury trial, the man who advocates education, or change in th* form of goTernment 1* tried before a court-martial, and denied all tha right* of counsel, witnesses, etc., and the accused is even denied th* name of the accuser, and 1* ' prevented from even proving an alibi He hold* that the present oppression and form of government an maintained only by force of the military, and the •zeroiM of the most unreasonable, obstinate and free us* of crown power. , To* benefit* to be derived from the treaty, be says, are all on- the side of tha Russian government, inasmuch as criminal* from the United State* can not gain admission to Russia under the present order of things, and then con bo no more effect on the part of the United State* in securing the ratification of tb* treaty than Indorsing the tyranny of the ctar. Btepnlak declares that regicide and political assassination in general an not the only form of activity of the Russian rebels or Nihilists. They publish and circulate clandestine paper* and pamphlet*, and th* effective men and women do not defend the principle of «"-lntn- atlon, Under :th* present *y stem of censorship the public press of Russia can not give utterance to anything showing th* oppressive aotaof the government, and-whlle th* European paper* an indignant at the barbarous suppression by tb* Cossacks' whip* and tha butt end* of soldiers' guns, of th* par*, scholarly disturbances in the Russian nnUersitie*, and the killing of several disarmed student*, the Russian paper* an not allowed to say anything about it Girls of 17 and 15, and toys of 14 years of age an exiled to Siberia because their brother* wen killed by th* gendarme*, and it 1* expected that the younger one* of the families an likely to sympatbla with them. The faintest supposition of sympathy with revolutionist* 1* sufficient to condemn to death or exile any one. • In concluding hi* long and vigorous argument against th* ratification, Mr. Stepinak lays: "After being first to proclaim the right of rebellion, will you be first to assart at the and of a century the divine right of king* and *mperon to trample down all that men hold mosc sacred I for thi* 1* UM only syrodpolnt Irom which rebellion in any form 1st blanta- bU la Rausia of to-day. Or do yon. consider us, Russian*, to b* a lo war race, which has no right to feel Ilka other men do, and to wish for what other men hav* wont There i* no reciprocity whatever In thi* treaty. Wo American criminal* can wcape to Russia, The Russian revolutionist* who fie* to, America come to stay but temporarily) then they ratly return to their 0011007, snd resume their work anew. Of the men who took iny part In tha conspiracies during UM a*t tea year* thsn an actually : in. Anjorioa not more than five or six scattered al) over tb* itate*. • The material barm Uw extradition treaty could infttct apon Russian revolution 1* Absolutely : hutguiaMnt, . But the, moral effect will be a v*ry groat on*. It will not ctap .or In any way diminish the ep-callod Crimes' of Nihilists. If tie AoorbeM do not wish to teka Ib* lead and wt an ojuunpls n supporting a dying-oat, discredited daa- pntlon over a young, hopeful nation pt 10%000,000; it they da not with to a*cqn>« apon hs*a*olv*a the moral rwpoaaibillST for n*«r Mond* of wrecked liv««, U»y nip* reject tbl* menstrotia aiUaoea, anil tha mon; tuvani- Btaaal?, UM more •mpUatloaUj (b«jr .#> ft th* b»lt»r It will U* (or ttao owamcm O»UM of ba- * ' Wtv«~tw-8«r** Jury. a, j«a. «a — Wlj*B «»rt a*evening Mw fc$ Jary t» try DON'T BLAME a man for groaning when he has Rhf umatistn or Neuralgia. "Us ptin is simply awfal. No torture in the ancient times was more painful th»n these twin diseases. Bat—ouehtn't a man to be blamed if, having Rhea- matism or Neuraigis,, be wont use Ath-lo-pho-ros, when it has cared thousands who have suffered in the same way. It has cured hundreds after physicians have pronounced them incurable. "The skill of fir* phys!ct«« cmiM not cnr« m« of Rhwimiti*iE which h«d nttied in tha hip*, neck and shoulders. So In_ tente wai thepaln th»t *!(wp tna »!mo«t Impossible. The first dose of Atijiophoros gare rat relief, and the third tnnbf«I me «o tlecp fi>r four and a half hours without waking. 1 continued it* use. and am now well. »«v. 8. H. TROYER. New Albany, lod/' THE ATHLOPHOROS CO., 1(2 Wall8t.«.V. Ask won ntefier for U>« Original ^3 Bkxi, B0ware of Imluolona. .This dioe itonds hltrber In th« Mt Wearrn than anr o»h<!r In lh« wo-la. Tbotun It will loll jou tlu reaoon U 700, luStSeS! J. R. BELL & SON wm •*" A. new anddeslrable stock of which they hen on hand. 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