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PLATTSMOUTII. : NKBUAKKA
The News Condensed.
Important Intelligence From All Parts.
Os 'the 21st the tariff bill was further dis
Qtoied In the 8 e sale and a message was re-
erred from the .president transmitting Ha'
'wallan correspondence. ...In the house the
diplomatic appropriation bill was further con
'ldered and eulogies were delivered on the late
Senator Gibson, of Louisiana.
X the senate on the 23d the tariJ bUl was
'further discussed. A bill was Introduced by
Senator Peffer "to dispose of idle labor and
'discourage Idle wealth In the District ef Co
lombla".... In the house the time was devoted
to District of Columbia business. Toe bill ai
lowing racing and pool selling in tke district
Os the 2tth Senator Mill, closed the general
'debate on the tariff bill in the senate. He
earnestly advocated its passage, though it did
not meet his views. ...In the house the post
office appropriation bill was passed.
IK the senate on the 21th debate on the tarl3
Mil by paragraphs was begun, Messrs. Palmer,
Aldrlch and Piatt taking part.... In the house
an amendment to the diplomatic and consular
appropriation bill requiring consuls at princi
pal ports to turn all tees into the treasury was
defeated. Mr. Meyer's seigniorage bill, sail to
have administration approval, was postponed
for the session by the committee on -coinage.
- III the senate on the 30th Mr. Jarvls, recently
appointed senator from North Carolina to suc
ceed Senator Vance, was sworn In. Senator
Allen's resolution censuring the district author
tiles for proclaiming against tht admission of
the Coxeyttes to the District of Columbia was
discussed and the tarLff bill was further consid
ered ...In the house 'he diplomatic and con
' auiar appropriation bill (SI, 5 13, KM; was passed.
Dcrixg a school debate sear YVin-
Chester, O., a free fight began in which
Nathan Mansfield was stabbed to death,
Edward Carroll had his skull crushed
and Henry Steman had his brains beat
The plant of the Deweese Wood-Iron
company at Pittsburgh, Pa, closed for
en indefinite period, throwing 1,000
jnen out of work.
Elbert 15. Mosroe, a member of the
.United States board of Indian commis
sioners, dropped dead at his country
. home near Tarry town, X. Y.
Ix the school elections held through
out Illinois women took a prominent
part, electing one of their number at
v and alia.
Tee steamer Los Angeles ran on the
rocks at i'oint bur ligntnouse near
Monterey, CaL, and sank, and four of
the passengers were drowned.
Tom Black, John Williams and Toney
Johnson (negroes), charged with in
cendiarism, were taken from the jail at
Tuscumbie, Ala., by a mob and hanged
and their bodies riddled with bullets.
While working at the Arcade file
works in Anderson, Ind., William Da
vis had both eyes gouged out by a piece
of flying steeL
The fire losses for the week ended on
the 21st, estimated from telegraphic re
ports, amounted to $2,22 9,000.
judge j. t: u briex, recently ap
pointed United States attorney for
North Dakota, was found dead in his
office at Devil's Lake from heart dis
Mrs. Frank Warxkb was killed and
three other persons fatally hurt in a
runaway at Decatur, Ind., while going
to a funeral.
Col. T. R. Ript, of Lawrenceburg,
Ky., the Largest distiller in the state.
made an assignment with liabilities of
Because a colored waiter refused to
marry her, Edna Lehman, a white girl
of St. Paul, drowned herself in Lake
IL T. Dick and wife, of -Newmarket,
Tenn., celebrated their golden wed
ding, and the same minister and at
tendants were present who saw them
married a half century ago.
The vwible supply of grain in the
United States on the 23d was: Wheat,
63,425,000 bushels; corn. 14,546.000 bush-
els; oats, 2,605,000 bushels; rye, 271,000
bushels; barley, 300.000 bushels.
The fishing schooner Dauntless was
' wrecked on the north California -coast
: and four men were drowned.
Jeff Tugole, a negro who killed
Fred Hainan, a coal miner, near Weir
- City, Kan., was taken from officers by
i a mob and lynched.
The District of Columbia commia-
aioners Usued a manifesto .advising
i common wealers to remain away from
' Washington and saying the laws w&uld
be rigidly enforced.
a wo little girls, aged Z and G. were
found murdered in the woods near Tus
cogee, Ala., and in a millpond near
was found the body of an insane negro.
who, it was thought, killed the chil
Nearlv 130,000 miners in 6ttes -east
of the Mississippi obeyed the carder of
the.'Lmted Mine Workers to otpeud
A reconciliation is likely between
Princess Colonna. "Bonanza" Mackay's
daughter,-and her husband, to escape
- wbom khr. fled from Pans.
At Bessemer, Mich.. John Gesi was
: accidentally killed by his wife. .She
became a.raving maniac and died within
t a few hocrs.
. Tke state president of the United
.Mine Workewj says 24,000 miners are
.on strike in .Illinois, out of a total of
The Pennsylvania coke strike was
(aid to be spreading.
its wife .having become hopelessly
insaue fro-n the .grip, M. A. Hunt, a
Terre Haute ,(Ind. florist, committed
Chief or Dttuos JIrexxak was or--dered
Vy the council to prevent any of
the divisi oils of tthe tttmmonweal army
Xue ,ooal miners' strike was rapidly
spreading, and it was estimated that
J 40, 000 mJ were idle. It was reported
tha.t qaines in the Hocking- (0.) valley
lad been fired by strikers.
Mrs.. Amelia. Muklleb, a Cleveland
O.) widow, probably fatally injured
her father and mother and then killed
The forty gambling houses in Den
Tr, Col., werd promptly closed in com
pliance with ari order of the new police
Ex-Postmaster Gexeral Fraitx
Hattox, one of the editors and pro
prietors of the Washington Post, was
stricken with paralysis and was in a
LIekry F. Bachelor, president of the
Stock Growers national bank of Miles
City, Mont, was found guilty of will
ful misappropriation of WOO.OOO of the
funds of the bank.
Edward J. Workman, oldest son of
Rev. T. C. Workman, the renowned
evangelist, shot his wife and himself
on a street in South Lebanon, Ind.
Domestic trouble caused the deed.
As explosion of dynamite in a black
smith shop on Mount. Washington, near
Pittsburgh, instantly killed Andrew
Hugo, aged 17, and fatally injured
Michael Gallagher and his son.
William McGarrahax, whose claim
to the New Idria mine in California has
been before congress since 1863, died in
a Washington hospital at the age of 60.
Edward Rosewater, editor of the
Omaha Bee, was sentenced to imprison
ment for thirty days and to pay a fine
of 8500 for contempt of court
The Merchants bank of Enid, O. T.,
failed with liabilities of t'30,000. De
positors pursued the cashier, but he
escaped pn a train.
A boiler explosion destroyed Ilouser
& Foutz' tile mill at Huntington, Ind.,
and killed Elmer Anson and fatally in
jured David Ilouser and Adam Foutz.
Br a gasoline explosion in the home
of Casimir Nigg near Carondelet, Mo.,
two children were killed and Mr. Nigg
and his wife and Caroline Vogel, her
mother, were fatally injured.
Hoqan'b brigade of the Coxey army
seized a Northern Pacific train at
Butte, Mont., and the United States
marshal was ordered to capture it at
A SILL giving women the right to
vote in school elections was passed by
the lower branch of the Ohio legisla
ture and is now a law.
Mat wheat broke all records and
6old on the board of trade in Chicago a
57 h cents, the lowest price ever re
corded. Seven Memphis firemen were severe
ly injured by the collapse of a burning
buildinsr on which they were working.
Mrs. Edward Hot acker, a bride of
a day, committed suicide at Kalama
zoo, Mich., with poison. No cause was
The Saranac Lake house at Saranac
I Lake, N. Y., was destroyed by fire, the
loss being 1 125,000.
Albert T. Beck, a noted Indianap
olis lawyer and politician, was found
dead in bed with a bullet in his brain,
and opinion was divided as to whether
he committed suicide or was murdered.
The supervisors of Woodbury county,
la., were charged with having misap
propriated $250,000 by a taxpayers'
IIogas's industrial army, numbering
300 men, coming east on a stolen North
ern Pacific train, was captured by fed
eral troops at Forsyth, Mont Dep
uty marshals who tried to stop the
army at Billings were Burrounded and
Preparations were being made in
Washington to receive the common
wealers. Subsistence funds were being
raised and extra guards placed.
The business part of Floriston, CaL,
a small town on the Central Pacific,
was destroyed by fire.
Union Pacific railway earnings in
1893 showed a deficit of (2,595,641, com
pared with a surplus the previous year
Two negro convicts, Henry Single
ton and Horace Smith, were hung in
the Jackson (Miss.) penitentiary for
murdering another convict. Lula Payne.
The Union house at Cheboygan,
Mich., was destroyed by fire and Dr.
no well, a veterinary surgeon, and a
man named Clune were asphyxiated.
A sixty-days drought in California
was broken bj showers and fruit pros
pects were good.
Father Dominick O'Ghady shot and
killed Mary Gilmartin in Cincinnati
lie was in love with the girl, whom he
had followed from Ireland.
Philip Boland, a switchman, shot
and killed his wife in Chicago because
she pleaded with him to stop drinking.
All the business houses at Jackson
ville, iil, were ciosea oecause or re
vival services being conducted by Rev.
uver o.uuu cotton weavers went on a
strike at New Bedford, Mass.
Reports from all sections of the
United States say that the seventy-fifth
anniversary of the birth of odd fellow
ship was appropriately observed by
over J, 000,000 members of the order.
The Colorado Bmelter at Butte.
Mont., was burned, the loss being over
The commissioners of the District of
Columbia say that members of Coxey 'a
army will not be allowed to hold open
air .meetings in Washington.
The McKinley Tariff league, with
headquarters in Washington, issued a
call Jor a cqravention of the colored re
publican clubs of the United States, to
be-held the first Monday in July.
Edward Ryan, Jr., and his sister Nel
lie, of Boulder, Mont., were drowned
on their way to the Crow reservation
in search of a ranch they could take up.
Col. SIdney L Wailks, one of the
best-known men in Maryland, was
charged with forgery in Baltimore to
the extent of $30,000.
At Jacksonville, FJa.. Abram Cor
raat died at the age of 94. He was a
veteran of the Mexican and Indian
wxrs and had been married twice and
was the father of forty children.
Seveh horse thieves were killed by
vigilant in Oklahoma near the Texas
Ret. C. E. Butler, an Episcopal
clergyman at Fort Meade, Fla,, hung
Thuke children of Philip Schneider,
who lives near JScranton, Pa,, were
burned to death during a fire which
consumed their home.
Col. J. A. Watbous, of Milwaukee,
was chosen commander of the Wiscon
sin department G. A. R. at the encamp
ment in Janesville.
All overtures for a peaceful settle
ment of the Great Northern railroad
strike were declared off.
Nick Martin, a member of the coro
ner's jury investigating a murder at
Omaha, was arrested for the crime.
Reports from twenty-three Btates
and two territories give a total produc
tion of 11,507,607 long tons of iron ore
in 1893. a decrease of 29 per cent, over
Gasport, a village in western New
York, was practically destroyed by fire.
The officials of St Joseph's Roman
Catholic church at Denver sued Father
Malone for f 12. 060, which he was
charged with converting to his own
Floyd Radraugh, a young farmer
living near Big Springs, O., rendered
desperate by domestic troubles, hanged
himself and his two children.
Deputy marshals engaged a gang of
desperadoes in battle near Coal Creek,
L T., and three of the bandits and one
officer were killed.
William C Green killed a woman
who had lived with him for years at
Adams, N. Y., and then killed himself.
PERSONAL AND POLITICAL,
Jesse Selioman, of the New York
and London banking firm of J. & S.
Seligman, died at Coronado Beach, CaL,
aged 67 years.
The republicans ot the Seventh dis
trict of Indiana nominated Charles L.
Henry, of Madison county, for con
gress. Mas. Claudia Herrera, a Mexican
woman, died in San Francisco at the
age of 120.
H. W. Ooden (dem.) was elected to
congress at Shreveport, La, to fill the
unexpired term of N. & Blanchard.
Indiana republicans met at Indian
apolis and nominated a ticket headed
by W. D. Owen, of Logansport, for sec
rectary of state, The platform con
trasts the prosperity existing under the
Harrison administration with the panio
now; commends protection and reci
procity and condemns the hostile atti
tude of the democratic party to these
policies; a currency of gold, silver and
paper; declares for a liberal construc
tion of all pension laws; favors re
stricted immigration, and denounces
the Hawaiian policy of the present ad
ministration. George XV. Fithian was renominated
for congress by the democrats of the
Nineteenth Illinois district
Gen. R. S. Granger, U. S. A., (re
tired), died in Washington, aged Si
Rev. Nathaniel Butler died at his
home in Burlington, Wis., aged 69.
For fifty years he had been a minister
of the Baptist church.
The total numoer of deaths caused
by the earthquakes in Greece is 227.
Nicaragua was said to have seized
an American mail boat and to have sold
the property of the Nicaragua Canal
company for debt
The woolen mills at Ivanovo, Russia,
were burned, the loss being 1,750,000
rubles, and ten persons were killed
during the fire.
The Wellman American artic expedi
tion sailed from Aalesund, Norway, for
Spitsbergen on the steamer Ragnvold
Of the 213 persons arrested in War
saw for taking part in the Kilinski cen
tennial celebration 209 have been sent
Thousands of artisans were affected
by the failure of the Discount corpora
tion of Ireland, with liabilities of
Great damage was done by a storm
on the Irish coast Forty-five vessels
of the Manx fleet were missing and
over fifty persons were drowned.
Returns from all Grecian districts
affected by the recent earthquake show
250 persons killed and 150 injured.
Great Britain, Germany and the
United States were corresponding on
the subject of the annexation of Samoa
to New Zealand.
No general business was transacted
in the United States senate on the 27th,
the time being occupied in discussing
the tariff bill. A proposition by Sena
tor Aldrich (IL L ) to take an imme
diate vote on the bill was defeated. In
the house twenty-one private pension
bills were passed. The bill making ap
propriations of ti, 450, 000 for the sup
port of the department of agriculture
for the fiscal year 1895 was reported.
The exchanges at the leading clear
ing houses in the United States during
the week ended on the 27th segre
gated $858,508,059, against $909,889,815
the previous week. The decrease, com
pared with the corresponding week in
1S93. was 20.6.
Samuel Vaughan was hanged at
Fayette ville. Ark., for the murder of
John Gage in September, 1891.
There were ISO business failures in
the United States in the seven days
ended on the 27th, against 219 the week
previous and 216 in the corresponding
time in 1893.
The 72d anniversary of the birth of
Gen. Grant was appropriately observed
in many places throughout the country.
Ex-Gov. N. S. Berry, the oldest ex
trovernor in the United States, died in
Bristol, N. II., of pneumonia, aged 93
Fourteen business houses were de
stroyed in Talequah, I. T., by an incen
It was said that hundreds of people
in Iron Mountain, Mich., were on the
verge of starvation, and Gov. Rich had
been appealed to for aid.
Edwin Turned (colored) died at
Clinton. Ia. , aged 105 years. His wife,
90 years old, survives him.
Another earthquake destroyed man
villages in Greece, and it was feared
the loss of life was heavy. Among the
cities totally wiped out of existence
were Thebes and Atalanta
Henry Newman & Co., importers of
clothing supplies in New York, failed
The premises of La Porte, Martin A
Co., wholesale grocers at Montreal,
were burned, the loss being $150,000.
The general business situation
throughout the United States was less
favorable, as was shown by reports
from more than fifty important dis
i- Citizens of Burlington, Ind., rid the
town of an obnoxious saloon by burn
ing the fixtures, wrecking the building
and spilling out the stock of liquors.
Sevknty-four valuable horses were
burned in a fire in the stable of Richard
Fitzpatrick in New York city.
THE TARIFF BILL..
Merits of the Measure Discussed by the
On the 80th Senator Galllnger (rep.. N. H.)
aid the anomaly Is presented to the senate of
a bill that it Is asked to enact Into law which
nobody thus far has ventured to unqualifiedly
Indorse or approve with the exception of the
senator from Mississippi (Mr. McLaurin) and
the junior senator from Indiana (Mr. Turple).
Even Its distinguished author In the
other house (Mr. Wilson) felt called
upon to enter an apology for
the measure. Be pointed out the likeli
hood of a future invasion of American
markets by foreign cotton. The proposed leg
islation, he said, threatened the transfer of the
lumber trade to Canada; It would drive farm
ers from the soil of the state of New Hamp
shire; It would close up the woolen mills
He pointed out the Importation of ho
siery factories Into Rhode Island as a re
sult of the McKinley law, and asserted that
the industry was doomed if the Wilson bill is
passed. Senator Galllnger took up In turn
cotton manufactures, cutlery, granite, and
other New England industries, aud pointed out
the harm that would come to them If the bill
passes Tne Increased tax on spirits would
benefit the whisky trust alone. Free wool, ho
said, would ruin sheep husbandry in this coun
try, and the Income tax proposition he de
nounced aa sectional, inequitable and unjust
The laboring masses of the industrial north
have set their seal of condemnaclou upon the
Wilson bllL Factories are Idle, homes com
fortless, and wires Lnd children suffering for
the necessaries of life.
Senator Galllnger was followed by Senator
McMillan (rep., Mich.), who said: "A compari
son between the Wilson bill as It comes from
the house and the new Canadian tariff shows
bow close an understanding must have ex
isted between the framers of the two
measures. No American can doubt that the
ultimate destination of Canada Is to become
a part of the United States That da; will
I be a welcome one to the people of Michigan,
I who are now hemmed In on the east by a
i territory with which there are fair exchanges.
To the people of the dominion also a union
with the United States would be advantageous
In the highest degree. To the tories in their
extremity the Wilson bill come as It comes
to every foreign nation bringing Joy In the
prospect of larger markets and greater profits
while to our own people Its portion Is smaller
wages aod restricted activities."
Senator Dolph (rep, Ore.) followed in
speech against the bllL Mr. Dolph went over
the history of progress under protection for the
last thirty years. The free list of the Wilson
Mil was the object of sarcastic remarks by
the senator. He argued at length also to show
the superiority of spectflo over ad valorem
duties. Various provisions of the bill he
oeclared would be disastrous to the Pacifio
coast, amon others hops, prunes, lead, lum
ber and coal. Mr. Dolph quoted from Presi
dent Cleveland's tariff message ot ItsOT esti
mating the loss to the wool grower on a flock
of City sheep to be only 136 a year and on
100 sheep 172, and said that the president, liv
ing in a mansion provided by the government,
surrounded by servant and by alt that wealth
could purchase for his comfort and enjoyment
and drawing a salary of I50,XX) a year, forgot
that (34 or fTi a year might represent all that
many families could afford to expend for cloth
ing. Mr. Dolph pointed to the rejoicing in Eng
land over President Cleveland's free-trade mes
sage, the Mills bill and the Wilson bill. He
said the question to be determined by thU con
gress Is whether it shall legislate in the inter
est of the people of England, Europe and Asia,
or for those of this country.
On the 21st Senator Dolph (rep.. Ore.) took
up the question of paper making and wood
pulp making in the state of Oregon, and ap
pealed to the senate not to destroy this indus
try of his state.
Senator Gray (dem.. DeL) askeJ whether
he wanted to levy tribute on the state of Dela
ware in order that Oregon might have a monop
oly of the paper business?
"I did not say I wanted a monopoly of any
industry lor my Mate," replied Mr. Dolph.
He went on to say that Oregon used a great
quantity of goods from Delaware, and he paid a
high tribute to the industry of that state.
Senator Gray thanked him for his compli
mentary words about Delaware. The present
depressed condition of affairs ia Delaware and
other states, he said, was due to the cultiva
tion of thirty years of high protection. We
were living under the highest protective laws
the country had ever known. There had not
been a single industry of Delaware benefited by
the McKinley bUl, and he predicted that upon
the passage ot the pending bill prospects all
over the country would brighten.
The senator from Delaware might preach
that doctrine, said Mr. Dolph, but there were
thousands of workingmen out of employment
In his state who would convince him of the fal
lacy of that doctrine.
Senator Gray closed the incident by declaring
that they were out of employment because the
McKinley law was in force, and Senator Dolph
resumed his speech.
In considering the income tax question a dif
ference of opinion was discovered among the
republicans Mr. Dolph had given his expe
rience In the collecting ot the Income tax In
Oregon when it was in force, when not more
than one-tenth of the tax was collected.
Mr. Teller (rep.. CoL) said that his experience
had been very different from that of Mr. Dolph.
He did not think It was evaded any more than
the personal property tax. In Colorado, where
an income tax was in force, there was not as
much difficulty in collecting it as there was in
collecting the personal property tax. He did
not think it was a good argument against a bill
to say that the people were too dishonest to
have the tax collected. In his opinion it was
the most Just and equitable tax that could be
collected. It might be unprofitable, however.
"Mr. President, " he continued, earnestly, I
want to say to the senator from New Hamp
shire" (Mr. Chandler, who had just expressed
the same views as Mr. Dolph) "and to the sen
ator from Oregon, and to any other senator
who makes the claim that an income tax can
not be collected because the people are dis
honest that it is slanderous to the American
people. It Is an assumption that the American
people for a mere pittance will commit per
On the 23d Senator Washburn (rep., Minn.)
discussed briefly the various tariff acts since
IM. The present bill, he declared, would be
disastrous to the manufacturing interests of
the east. Speaking for his own stato he said
the people ot Minn esota were only to a limited
extent direct beneficiaries ol the protective sys
tem, although they had learned that the well
paid laborers of the east were better consumers
ot their products than the poorly paid laborers
"But," said Mr. Washburn, "there is another
provision in this bill which will affect the farm
ers of the northwest more disastrously than
even the reduction of duties to which I have re
ferred, and that ia the repeal of the reciprocity
provisions in the law of l9u There is prob
ably no section of the country where the effect
of reciprocity treaties with foreign nations con
summated by the wisdom and persistent efforts
of Mr. Blaine under the late administration
have been so marked and favorable as the
states of the northwest.
"You can, therefore. Mr. President, well
Imagine that the people of Minnesota, as well
as the other northwestern states, look with
more alarm upon the repeal of this reciprocity
legislation than any other of its provisions. 1
am not only opposed to termination of the
reciprocity arrangements already existing be
tween the United States and other countries
but I am in favor of applying the same princi
ple In all our foreign trade."
Senator Dolph then followed with a second
Installment of his speech.
On the 24th Senator Mills (dem., Tex.) closed
the general debate on the tariff bilL At the
outset he declared that legislators often had to
make an election between two parliamentary
measures neither of which met their approval.
It must necessarily be so, tor no .man could
frame a measure to meet the approval of every
one. Every act of a legislature must
be a compromise measure, and no act
more so than one regulating taxes. "This
bill does not meet my approval." said
he, "and I doubt If it entirely meets the ap
proval of any gentleman on this side of the
chamber. But, such as it is. it will have my
Hearty support." He might want to offer some
amendments to the bill, but whether or not he
was able to secure their adoption he would bow
lo the will of tis party and vote for the meas
ure as they ordained li should be. It was a
strictly party measure and bad been a
party measure from the foundation of
the government and from the foun
dation and organization of the dem
ocratic party. If he had been
chosen to construct this bill and had had the
forty-four members of the democratic side ot
the chamber In accord with his views he would
have constructed it on far different lines Ha
would not have left coffee on the free list and
would not have put cotton, coal and
Iron on the dutiable list He would put
on the free list metals, wool, cotton
fibers, iron snd steel in pigs and all
yarns everything which required to be manu
factured. He would do this In order that the
manufacturers of the country might manu
facture their goods at the lowest possible price
so that they could go iuto the markets of the
world. The republican policy, he said, was to
provide a home market, but there was 15,000,
000,000 worth of goods made in this country
Where were the people to come from to con
sume themf Ia order to carry out the repub
lican policy people would have to be Imported
to consume our surplus agricultural products
It would require 114.00J.OW people to consume
these products and would require the Importa
tion of Chinese. Japanese. Singalese, Maltese
and chimpanzees to join Coxey's army.
'Emancipate our people," he said. "Give them
a chance to show their skill, their genius as a
natural and heaven-born right. Give them
back the ocean and then the workingmen will
not bo comlDg o Washington to implore the
government to do something tor them."
Mr. Mills lauded the action ot the committee
in reporting a tax on incomes. Why should
wealth not be taxed? The object ot all Just
government is to secure to all its subjects all
the rights with which they were ejjdowed by
nature and protection In the enjvyment of
those rights in which they were guaranteed by
their government. "1 would like to know." he
said, "on what principle the owners ct millions
insist that they should not be taxed!-
He said that the opponent of the income tax
said it was Inquisitorial, anarchistic, socialistic,
to lay a tax of 2 per cent, on incomes, but when
a poor fellow wants a shirt and ia taxed 100 per
cent, for it nothing is said about Its being so
cialistic and anarchistic. He enunciated the
principle that a tax should be collected in pro
portion to the tax payer's ability to pay It, and
that depended on the amount of protection
be received. It was said that the income
tax was unjust and iniquitous, sad the
senator from New York (Mr. Hill), in his
speech a few days ago, had called It by all
kinds of vile names, yet when he was governor
of the state of New York for six years he had
never told the legislature that the lnoome tax
which was on the statute books of the state
was unjust and Iniquitous. It was useless to
denounce the income tax as iniquitous, unjust,
etc. It was useless to make any sophistical re
marks about the difficulty of collecting the tax.
The law was going to be passed, he declared,
emphatically; If not by this congress, then by
"The people," concluded Mr. Mills, "jrant the
bill passed now; they do not want to -wait until
they are starving to death: they do not want to
wait until the whole country U paralyzed, but
they want to do it now. Then the business pros
perity of the country will revive. Then the con
dition of things will be changed; night will dis
appear, darkness and distress will leave the
land, prosperity will come to our borders, light
and sunshine will lighten up all our faces and
the country will once more resume its career
BATTLE WITH RIOTERS.
Desperate Mob of Hungarians Coma Into
Collision with Austrian Troop.
Buda Pesth, April 24. Sunday 800
workmen marched to the town hall
of Hold-Mezo with the intention of
recovering a number of pamphlets,
belonging1 to socialist leaders, which
had been seized by the police.
The ' spokesmen of the mob asked
for the return of the pamphlets
claiming' that tbey had been illegally
seized. The authorities ordered the
workmen to dispetse. The mob re
fused and the gend'armes were or
dered to charge. The police were
met by a shower of stones and driven
back. The municipal authorities called
for a detachment of troops, and upon
the arrival of the soldiers the gen
d'armes made another attempt to dis
perse the mob, but were again re
pulsed. Then the mob began stoning
the military. The soldiers fired blank
cartridges at the rioters. The latter,
seeing that nobody was killed or
wounded, continued stoning the
troops, and a second volley, this
time in real earnest, was fired
into the mob, wounding six of
them severely and slightly wound
ing a number of others A detachment
of huzzars then charged the mob with
drawn swords, driving them away
from the town halL The huzzars also
rounded in sixty prisoners, who were
lodged in jaiL the prison being strong
ly guarded by troops. The streets are
still patrolled by huzzars and
WILD BATTLE WITH WOMEN.
Sheriff and His Deputies Forced to Fight
for Their Lives.
Cnio-town Pa., April 24. A wild
battle -was fought here Monday, in
which a mob of women was arrayed
against the sheriff and his deputies. A
striker bad been arrested, and a mob
of fiity women, led by the pris
oner's wife, attempted to release
him. Screaming and cursing, the
women, armed with every con
ceivable weapon except firearms,
attacked the officers. The leader
of the furies rushed at Deputy Sheriff
Richards with an uplifted ax. He evad
ed the blow and knocked her sense
less with his revolver and she lay
sretched at length on the ground with
blood gushing from a gash in her
forehead. The other deputies threw
off all restraint and started for the
women. Many of the amazons were
felled with blows from maces, others
were beaten with the stocks of Winches
ters, and the sheriff had great difficul
ty in preventing the men from shoot
ing them down like dogs. The situa
tion at Oliver is alarming.
KILLED BY MOONSHINERS.
The Vlftlm a Member of the Oanff
Was Suspected of Treachery.
Atlanta, Ga.. April 23. Henry Wor
ley, a Murray county farmer, was shot
dead in his field by white caps. He
was formerly a member of a gang, most
of whom are moonshiners. They sus
pected him of treachery and last week
caught him out at night and strung
him up. One of the gang slipped
back, gave him a knife and Vor
ley cut himself down. He was
fired on as he ran away. It was
thought he left the county, but he did
not, and declared that he was going to
Atlanta to give Uov. Northen the
names of 100 members of the ewg.
Before Worley could carry this out he
was murdered. There are TOO members
of this organization. Their object ia
to nrotct their illicit stills, which
abound in the mountains. Six deputy
marshals left here to-night to arrest
and bring- back the ringleaders.
MORE MINERS QUIT.
Leaders of the strike Kay Over 140,000
Have Stopped Work.
Columbus, O., April 25. The great
miners' strike continues to grow. Tel
egrams poured into the national head
quarters of the United Mine Workers
in this city Monday indicating many
additions to the ranks of the strikers
and giving assurance that those already
out would stand by the order for a gen
President McBride's estimate of th
number of strikers in detail is as fol
lows: Alabama 8,000'Indtan territory. 2.0T0
Tennessee and Illinois 27.0)0
Kentucky S.OOOi. Missouri I.9u0
West Virginia. .. 2.0UI Pennsylvania 50,000
Indiana 5,000i Michigan S00
Iowa 13,000 Total. 143,200
At many places where there was no
indication of a strike Saturday tha
miners refused to go to work when the
whistles blew Monday morning. This
is true particularly in Illinois Presi
dent McBride received a telegram from
P. II. Penna. national vice president,
and John Fahy, members of the na
tional executive board at Murphysboro,
I1L, stating that 2,600 miners there and
at Duquesne had voted not to return to
The miners leaders in Iowa tele
graphed President Mcllride that the
miners in the southern part of that
state are all out, but that a general
suspension will not occur until after
May 2, when a state convention is to be
held at Albia.
The situation in i'ennsylvania re
mains practically unchanged. Efforts
are being made to induce the miners at
Turtle Creek pass, who are the only
ones working, to strike. Information
was sent out from Irwin Station, Pa,
to the effect that there was some doubt
about the miners there refusing to quit
work. A telegram from Cameron states
that the miners there have reaffirmed
to a man their decision to suspend work.
A telegram from Indian territory
states that every miner in that district
is out. Accessions to the ranks of tha
strikers are also reported from tha
Kanawha river district of West Vir
ginia. As 6tated the miners in the Laurel
and Pittsburgh regions of Kentucky,
and Jellico and Xewcombe regions of
Tennessee, to the number of 4,000, are
idle. A telegram was' also received
from the Big Sandy district in eastern
Kentucky that the miners there had re
fused to go to work Monday morning,
welling the total number of strikers
in the two states to 5.000.
Reports from all parts of Ohio indi
cate that the strikers are quiet and
peaceable. The Monday mine, near
Nelsonville, O., was fired Monday morn
ing at the mouth of the shaft, and
there is a suspicion that it was dona
by an incendiary, although there is no
direct evidence on this point.
Toledo, O., April 2S. A 3a percent
cut was made Thursday ia the wages
of the 1,500 employes of the Wheeling A
Lake Erie railway. Orders to this ef
fect have been issued from the general
offices here in this city. The cut will
affect all grades of employes from the
top down. This action is caused by the
present big strike among the coal
AN EDITOR JAILED.
Rosewater, of the Omaha Bee, la
Contempt of Court.
Omaha, Neb., April 2fi. Edward
Rosewater, editor of the Bee, was sen
tenced to imprisonment for thirty days
and to pay a fine of t-500 for contempt
of court. Without being given an op
portunity to appeal Mr. Rosewater was
ordered taken to jail at once, and for
six hours he was behind the bars of tha
Douglas county jaiL At 6 o'clock the
state supreme court granted a super
sedeas and Mr. Rosewater was released
until the case can be reviewed by the
The alleged offense committed by
Mr. Rosewater was in allowing to ba
printed in the Bee a local article, in
which it was announced that there
was evidently some partiality shown to
certain criminals in the district court,
as of two men caught robbing a rail
road depot, the poor man was sen
tenced to prison and the son of wealthy
parents was given his liberty without
the case coming to trial.
THE STRIKE STILL ON.
Great Northern Conference Ends Without
St. Paul, Minn., April 2". All over
tures for a peaceful settlement of tha
Great Northern strike have been de
clared off and the company and tha
American Railway union have begun a
test nt strength that mav cause consid
erable bloodshed before it ends. Presi
dent Hill started the first freight for
two weeks Thursday.
A very important side issue in this
contest is the fact that the strike was
declared and is being managed by the
new organization, the American Rail
way union, practically in opposition to
the federated brotherhoods of railway
engineers, firemen, conductors and
trainmen. The freight that went
Thursday afternoon on its way to the
coast was manned by brotherhood men
and guarded by deputy marshals.
Jesse Sellffinan Dead.
Hotkl Dkl CoROXAto, CaL, April 2i
Jesse Seligman, of the firm of J.
and S. Seligman, bankers. New
York and Loudon, died here on Mon
day morning from pneumonia and
Bright's disease. He came to Coro
nado four days ago direct from New
York with his wife and daughter. His
condition had become so serious on his
arrival that all members of his family
were telegraphed for, but he died be
fore their arrivai
Sold at Last.
Chicago, April 27. At last the
world's fair buildings have been dis
posed ot They were sold outright at
a special meeting of the south park
board to Graff & Co., housewreckers of
this city, for fsr.500 and will be turned
over to the buyers in a few days The
work of tearing them down will be be-
Off for Darkest Knssla.
Warsaw, April 26. Of the 213 per
sons arrested here last week for taking
part in the Kilinski centennial celebra
tion 20'J have beea sent to Siberia.
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