Omaha daily bee. (Omaha [Neb.]) 187?-1922, April 11, 1893, Image 1

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Impeached Officers Given Two Weeks iu
Which to Prepare for Trial.
Judge Ilrnndy'n Nulvo Itriiunt for Trull-
inuny Met with u Onli-t Itrjolniler from
Judge Donne Hearing Will lli-glu
on the rirnt of .May.
LN. N'cb. , April 10. ( Special to TUB
IlF.r.Tho ] Judges of the supreme court met
ns a court of impeachment this afternoJTn ,
the court being formally opened at 2:15 :
o'clock The room was filled with specta
tors , although the attendance was not nearly
ns largo ns might have been expected from
the unusual Interest In the eases. The man
agers of Impeachment , Representatives Col-
ton. Casper and Harry , were present , ns were
also Judges Doano and Pound , and Hon. W.
Jj. Greene , the attorney emnloyed to assist
In the prosecution of tlio cases. Not nilof
the impeached officials and ox-ofliclals were
present Kx-Treasuror Hill , Commissioner
Humphrey and Attorney Ciencral Hastings
remained In the court room during the in
formal proceedings , hut Messrs. Allen , Hen-
ton and Loose were not to bo seen. There
was an Imposing array of counsel. Judge
Hroady appeared for ex-Treasurer Illll , J.
M StowaVt for ex-Attorney General Loose.
H. U. Stearns and J. II. Ames for ex-Auditor
licnton.J. L. Webster of Omaha , Judge M.
L. Hayward of Nebraska City , J. II. Webster
and C A. Atkinson of Lincoln appeared for
Messrs Humphrey , Hastings and Allen. The
latter will also bo represented by other attor
neys of stale prominence when the cases
como on for formal trial.
I 'or in ul I'rrlliiilmirlf1. ! .
The proceedings this afternoon were en
tirely of an informal character. When the
court had been opened Chief .Instlco Max
well stated that it had been convened today
HO as not to Interfere with the regular dis
trict business before the supreme court ,
which commences tomorrow.
Judge Doane asked the court to set a time
for the several parties in Iho case to appear
and answer , saying that as yet none of the
preliminary arrangements for proceeding
with the trial had been mado.
J.L.Webster stated that as ynl none of
the interested officials had been served with
copies of the articles of impeachment. In
fact , ho said , the articles of impeachment
had been inturossablo to them until today.
They would require time lor consultation
before they could prepare their answer. Ho
believed that they could be ready to answer
by n week from next Friday , and to proceed
to trial two weeks from today. The at
torneys for th" respondents , bo said , bad
practically concluded to have all four ,
Messrs. Hastings , Humphrey , Alton and
Hill , stand trial together , as the evidence
and the defense were practically the same.
Judge llroady , who appeared for ox-Treas
urer Hill , stated to the court that he wished
first to test the Jurisdiction of the court. If
It was determined to conduct the case along
this line bo would bo in line with tbo attor
neys of Messrs. Henton and Loose , but If it
should bo determined that tbo court had
jurisdiction , then Mr. Hill would want to be
tried with the three state ofllcials. Humph
rey , Hastings and Allen. Ho would not.
waive his client's right for a separate trial
until ho had examined the articles of im
J M. Stewart , who appeared for ex-Attor-
noy General Lcoso , informed the court that
his client had no Intention of testing the
jurisdiction of the court , but that ho would
bo ready for trial next Monday.
Judge Hroady asked the court for n copy
of the evidence upon which the articles of
impeachment were based , but Chief Justice
Maxwell Informed him that the evidence
was the property of the house of representa
tives , Hroady then asked If the court could
not issue an order requiring the managers of
impeachment to furnish n copy of the evi
Jndce Doano remarked rather dryly that
H couldn't bo done , and asked Judge Hroady
for an advance copy of the evidence ho ex
pected to produce in defense.
When Tlu-y Mint Appear.
After duo consultation with bis associate. '
the chlof justice made the following order :
The defendant Loose will appear on Mon
day. April 17.
The defendants , Hill and Henton may ap
pear and lllo pleas in abatement on Monday
April 17.
The defendants , Humphrey , Hastings am :
Allen , will appear and answer as to genera
hearing on Friday , April 21.
Tbo arguments on the pleas In abatement
will bo heard on Monday , April 21.
The hearing as to the merits ot the cast
will commence on Monday. May 1.
The court of impeachment tlicii ndjourncil
until April 24 nt 2 p. in.
Vetoed IIU Own llonin III lit.
Governor Crounso this afternoon vetoed
the Item appropriating $2,000 for house rent
for Iho cbiof executive for the ensuing twi :
years , In his veto message , which was Illeil
with Acting Secretary of State Caldwell this
afternoon , the governor gives the reasons
for his action as follows : "There Is no war
rant for such an appropriation. Section 21
of article v of the constitution llxes the
salary of the governor at $2fiOO per annun
and prohibits him Irom receiving any per
quislte of office or other compensation
In the face of this prohlbltloi
there is no moro authority it
my Judgment , for appropriating money u
pay Iho rent of a house for the executive
than there is to furnish it , stock it will
wines , pay servants , provide carriages am
the like Tbo salary of the state ollleei-f
may bo , aim in some instances no doubt , is
Inadequate Yet it is such as is fixed by tin
constitution , and until it is increased by i
now or amended one , no attempt should IK
made to supplement It by Indirection and a
the same time Invite those who should up
hold the law to violate it.
11111 * Signed Vrntcrilny.
Governor Crounso this afternoon signet
house roll No. I OS. The bill was introduce !
by Cornish , and provides for the sale of tin
tmlmo lands of the state. The lands In ques
tlon are located In Umcaster county , mosto
the moro vuluablo tracts lying adjacent U
the city of Lincoln. The governor nl3 <
signed the three appropriation bills.
The two important bills yet ronmlnins It
the hands of the governor uro house rolls :
and 210. Homo roll Sill was presented to tin
governor nt 1. 4r < o'clock last Thursday evenIng
Ing , and he will therefore have untl
\\ednesday allmioon at the same hour t <
make up his mind whether to sign or veto. J
Btrcmg pressure Is being brought to induct
him to veto house roll 210. I' he bill is espe
cially obn > xlous to the people of Lincoln
vlio claim that It It a monoimly measure o
the mi'st vicious character. A mass meotiiH
was held Ht Ihe court house this evening U
protest against the bill , while the evening
papers are tilled with editorials dcnoimciii !
the bill In unmeasured terms. Thu repru
scntatlves from Lancaster I'ovmlvlio votei
for the bill are receiving their full shart o
criticism fur tlu'lr action.
Crippled i\ci > riiuj'H t'oltmi Mill.
KKAKNBV , Neb. , April 10. [ Special Tola
Si-am to TUB UEK. ] Friday night a man rep
ivscntliiK the Aurora , 111. , cotton factor ;
tame to Kchrnoy und induced nearly lo'
operatives In the cotton mill hero to gi
there , Forty of them icft this n.crnlng am
the balance will probabi.v leave tomorrow
Till * v.tli cripple tha Kearney mill for i
iplu o ! weoln iipji ; new men can be so
d 'rr-iv the casi.
Killed Train ,
s , Neb. , April 10. ( Speolnl Tele
( ram lo Tut UEK.TM morning the south
bound Mluourl i'-ictfc jmssenger train rar
over a little child near Pauline , Injuring It
so that It died shortly after. The youngster
belonged to n woman owning n farm a quar
ter of n mile from the track. The baby hnd
wandered away from homo and was playing
on the track when struck.
Knrontii tit Onr.ilm ,
Hni.t.nvrn , Neb. , April 10. [ Special Tele
gram to TUB HKK. ) The government boat
Alert , commanded by Captain Spar , arrived
hero tonight on her way to Omaha for
barges to bo used on riprap work south of
hero. She will return about Wednesday.
Srolt'n Action Denounced.
FAU.S Ctrv , Nob. , April 10.-Special [ to
TUB Hr.n. ) Senator Scott returned from his
duties at Lincoln last evening. Ills oppo
sition to the maximum rate bill Is very gen
erally denounced by the republicans of this
int. ' unions' C.INK.
Interest In IbeCiiitu ItnvlvlmAetlon of thr
\ w Vorl Presbytery.
Nnw YOIIK. April 10. Interest In the
Hrlggs ease Is reviving as the time for the
meeting of the Presbyterian general assem
bly approaches. That body will assemble. In
Washington on the third day of May , and lo
It the committee on prosecution of the Now
York presbytery , representing the Presby
terian church , will appeal from the decision
of the Now York picsbyt 'ry acquitting Kev.
Ur. Hriggs of the charges of heresy preferred
against him. The presbyteries throughout
the country are now electing delegates to
the general assembly , atrtl the Hriggs case
and a revision of the confession of faith are
the Issues on which the contests In the
presbyteries are mado. Those presbyteries
in favor of tbo revision movement arc ,
tin a rule , naturally In favor of Dr. Hriggs.
Some of the uresbyterles have elected dele
gates who are pronounced Uriggs men whllo
other presbyteries have adopted resolutions
or overtures virtually in favor of the aban
donment of the case against the accused by
the committee on prosecution , lo Iho end
that the peace of the church may bo pre
served. The Hriggs force will contend that
the appeal by the cominltlco of prosecution ,
if taken at all. should have been taken in
the first instance to the synod , us provided
hy the book of discipline. This question will
no doubt bo contested vigorously by both
sides , and , particularly , by the extreme ad
vocates of a strict technical ub-tervatlon of
Iho law of the church.
The semi-annual meeting of the Now York
presbytery was held today The principal
business before the body was the election of
seven clerical and seven lay commissioners
and their alternates to the general assembly.
Uov. William J. Hat-sha was re-elected and
the clerks were re-elected. Kov. Dr. Mc
Millan suggested the commissioners bo
chosen from tin1 majority , as was usual with
the presbytery. "An important case , " ho
explained , "will go to the general assembly
on appeal , and It seems only fair that the
delegation should represent the majority
who acquitted bin1.1'
This reference to Dr. Hripgs brought sev
eral anti-Hripgs clergymen to their feet. Dr.
Kobinson interrupted Mr. McMillan's reading -
ing of the names of seven candidates for
commissioners with the remark : " 1 never
heard of this presbytery sending a party
delegation to represent the assembly. "
"Out of order , " ruled the chairman.
"Then I take my right to protest , " Dr.
Hobinson said excitedly.
Dr. Charles L. Thompson Introduced a
series of preambles and resolutions giving
the negative to the overtures to the general
assembly on tbo revision of faith , and
after a considorablu debate they wore
Hofore adjournment Dr. Hriggs , risimr tea
a question of privilege , appealed lo the pres
bytery to secure him fair treatment before
the general assembly when he would appear
Ihcro as appellee.
The election for clerical delegates to the
general assembly resulted in tbo cboico of
the following : Kevs. Drs. Alexander , Thorn-
kins , Hrowii , Shinning , Hooth , Chambers
and Wylio. It is regarded as a very great
victory for the Hriggs men. The first four
named are supporters of Dr. Hriggs and the
other throe are antl-Hriggs men. The lay
delegation was chosen after tbo Hriggs men
had Icft Iho session and stands two for and
11 vo against Uriggs.
t >
itK.irn or .vo . ' .
ind : of One of Iho .Most ruinous ol Shinx
Sioux F.M.I.S , S. D. , April 10. [ Special Tel
egram to Tin : HIK. : ] No Water , ono of Iho
most famous chiefs of Ihe Sioux , died hero
this morning of a'combination of nneumonia
and erysipelas. Ho was to have been ar
raigned before the United States court in a
few days for murder. No Water was nearly
10J years old , and throughout his long life
was ono of the most troublesome Indians tbo
government has over had to deal with. Ho
was ono of the chief conspirators in the up
rising at Pine Kidgo three years ago , and it
was at his camp that thu famous ghost
dances were held. Ho has always boon an
arrogant and turbulent chief , and since the
death of Sitting Hull has been the principal
leader of the hostlles. Ho was the instiga
tor of the recent murder of four cowboys
near Pine Hldge , and It was for this crime
that ho was under arrest at the time of his
death. There are lifty Indians in town at
tending court , but none of them followed the
body to the gravo.
SimpendtMl thu .Students.
Siorx FAI.I.S , S. D. , April 10. [ Special
Telegram lo TUB HUE. ] A special from
Hrookings slates that the faculty has sus
pended seven seniors for participating in the
recent address to the ueoplo scoring the man
agement of the State Agricultural college ,
and have announced ( hat unless they luavu
town before Tuesday they would bo expelled
and would lese all marks and honors which
they have gained during their course. The
students mot this action by drawing up a
paper refusing to attend any moro college
exercises until their friends were reinstated.
They also employed counsel and wired Iho
State Hoard ot Kegents demanding a prompt
trial of the faculty.
The feeling In the cily is Intense and the
class rooms were deserted this morning. Of
the three upper classes nearly threo-fourlhs
are now in open rebellion.
.Miu-li Properly litro.rcd. . .
HOT SIMIINCIS. S. IX , April 10. [ Special
Telegram to Tun HKB. ] Since the torritlo
windstorm that prevailed during the pasl
twenty-four hours has subsided it Is learned
that much loss of property and valuable
timber resulted. Hon. J. L. Hurko's ranch
south of town was burned over , destroying
timber , fence and buildings , cntalllig a loss
of about $1,500. Henry Heal's place was
burned , loss , ? liOO ? In hay and machinery.
The buildings on Sawyer's place now owned
by J. C. Canan of Omaha , were burned. The
lire came to within half a mlle of this city ,
bul Ihe wind subsided and Hie flames were
South Diillolu Attorney Shut.
HOT Si'wxos , S. D. . April 10. [ Special
Telegram to Tins HUE. ] A report reaches
this city today that L. H. Uono , a Huffalo
( Jap attorney got into trouble with a man at
thai place yesterday and was shot. A 41-
calibre revolver was used. The ball struck
him in the abdomenbut only passed through
his dollies.
Miiveni iitn nfUcKiin Steumors April IO.
At New York Arrived Persian Monarch ,
from Ixmdun ; Hi-rlln , from Southampton ;
Salic , from Uremcn.
At Halifax-Arrived-Slavonic , from Ant
At Philadelphia Arrived Ohio , from
At I.ondoiv-Sighted Oranmore , from Hos-
ton j Colorado , from Now York ; ICdan , from
Haltlniuro ; StultRnrt , from Baltimore ; Hoi
' from Now York.
N r York KxchuiiKB ( ju otnllom.
Ntvv YOUK , April 10. [ Spcclai Tcletjraci
to Tuu Run , -Evchango 1 was quoted as
follows today : Chicago , W cents premium
Hoston , 17 to 20cents discount , Ht LouU , U (
Two Tramps Shot by n Companion in
Fight nt Lincoln.
J. (1. I.lldd nt lleiitrlce. I.OMl.obimco
Itveord of tlui lloriiKeiirney'n ( 'otton
Mill Temporarily Crippled Work
of it I'lirgcr nt I'uwiiue.
LINCOLN , Neb. , April 10. [ Special Tele
gram to TUB Hin : . ] A shooting affray oc
curred at the Hock Island crossing west of
this city shortly after 5 o'clock this attcr-
noon In which two men were wounded , one
of them probably fatally. A number of
tramps had been loafing about the railroad
yards all the afternoon. At the time the
row occurred n crowd of them were in nn
empty box ear. They became Involved in a
quarrel and ono of them , John O'Hrlen , was
cither thrown from the car or he jumped
out. Drawing a revolver he fired six shots
Into the open side door of the car. Then
reloading his weapon ho again emptied It
into the car. While ho was firing one of the
men , Thomas Moore , attempted to close the
door and while doing so received a bulletin
the stomach. Another man named Charles
Johnson was shot in the itnec.
After O'Hrien had emptied his revolver
Iho second time and before ho could reload
It the tramps sprang from tbo car , caught
him and nearly pounded him into a pulp.
They then noticed for Iho llrst time that
Mnoro was wounded.
The police were notified and soon ap
peared on the scone. The two wounded men
were put in the patrol wagon , whllo the
others made their escape. O'Hrien was pur
sued and after a chase of over a mile ho was
captured near West Lincoln. Moore was
rotiunod to St. Elizabeth hospital , where ho
is resting easy , although ho is iu a critical
Di'iitli nl l.udd'x 1'aniiiiis Trotting Htiilllon
nt Itratrli-r , Neb.
HKATincn , Nob. , April 10. [ Special to Tin :
Hr.i : . ] Lobasco the greatest trotting stallion
of the age , died Sunday night at the farm of
his owner , J. ( ! . Ladd. His first trouble was
laryngitis which finally ended in an affecta
tion of the lungs , causing death. The best
medical sivlll proved of no avail.
Lobasco was purchased when years old
for $12,500 of Nat Hruin of Hurlington , la. ,
his record at that time being 2:21. : His best
record , 2:10 : , was made in a race at St.
Joseph , Mo. , last fall. Ho has no progeny
oliler than yearlings. Ills living offspring
will not number over forty , all told. The
following gentlemen living near this city arc
owners of his colts : ,1. P. Ho.'k , yearling ;
Frank Leo , yearling ; 15. C. MoMastors , two
yearlings and two sucklings ; 10. C. Williams ,
yearling ; Ed Akin , yearling ; Carl Olden ,
suckling ; J. ( ! . Ladd , throe yearlings ; J. D.
Patterson of Chadron , three yearlings ; P. J.
Myers aid : Ed Wheeler of Ari/.ona , one year
ling each. Mr. Lndd at one time refused a
cash offer of $100,00 , ) for the horse and his
loss will prove a very severe blow to him
financially as well as otherwise. There was
no insurance on his life.
Hopes of NVt'Ht. I'oiut
WI-T : POINT , Nob. , April H ) . [ Special to
Tin : HKI : ] This city scorns to bo the political
Mecca of northern Nebraska , at any rate all
aspiring candidates for federal positions
seem to regard the political war horses liv
ing in this burg as possessing great power
with the 'moving spirit" In Washington.
Chief among the many inlluential democrats
hero who are besieged for endorsements are
M. J. Hughes , chairman of the democratic
state central committee : Editor P. F. O'Sul-
livan of tbo Progress and late democratic
candidate for slalo auditor , and J. C. Craw
ford , who is now in Washington in behalf of
his numerous friends who want office and
glory. Of the three aforenamed democrats
each In turn has an eye open to some good
federal plum. "Mike" Hughes seems to have
a mortgage on Iho receivership of the Chad
ron land ofllco , which is ono of the fatlcst
government Jobs in the state. Ho ha.s en
dorsements from all the influential demo
crats in the stale. Mike is an old resident
hero , and republicans and democrats alike
wish him success.
Kditor O'Sullivan is pretty sure to pot the
postortlce in West Point for his estimable
wife when the present olllcor's commission
expires. If strong endorsements count. She
possesses great executive capacity and will
make an excellent official.
It is also rumored that J. C. Crawford is
nosing around after some fat government po
sition. Ho fed at the government crib under
Cleveland before In paying off Omaha In
dians , and despite bis denials ho Is said to bo
looking after his own chances , as well as his
friend's , on his present Washington trip.
leitli : of .NetiraHUii People.
FALLS CITY , Neb. , April 10. [ Special to
THU Ben. ] William K. Cain , ono of the
oldest and most respected citizens in Hlch-
ardson county , died yesterday morning at
the ago of 75 years. Ho and his wife cele
brated their golden wedding in this city a
few weeks ago. Ono of bis sons , Hon. J. K.
Cain , is a past grand master of the Masons
of this state. Tbo deceased will bo buried
with Masonic honors Tuesday.
Mrs. Ualph Anderson , while on her way
lo church this morning , became ill and died
In a few moments , She was one of tbo early
settlers of Ibis locality.
HASTINII * , Nob. . April 10. [ Special Tele
gram to Tin : HIE. : ] Frank Ilatman. who
served two years under General Wintield
Scott in the Mexican war and during the en
tire time of the rebellion , died at his home
hero today. Ho has raised quito a large
family , seven out of his fourloen children
being now alive. Silas A. Slrlcldand post ,
Grand Army of Iho Republic , will conduct
the funeral.
i\iinerittfd : thi ! I , xTreasurer. .
DAKOTA CITY , Nob. , April 10. [ Special
Telegram to Tuu Hue. ] The two cases
against ex-Treasurer G. W. Wilkinson of this
county , now residing at Norfolk , which were
instituted by private parlies to recover
about SU1.000 which they allege is still due
the county as found on examination of the
books by an export , were dismissed today by
County Attorney McAllister of this place In
the Wayne county district court , where tho.y
were transferred hist week by Judge Norrla
on a change of venue applied for by the
plaintiffs. These cases have been lingering
in the courts forlwo years and have cost the
county thousands of dollars.
May l'ro\okn
HASTINGS. Nob. , April 10. [ Special Tele
gram to TUB H i.j William Campbell's
barn at Pauline was burned yesterday with
all its conlents , the loss amounting to f 1,200.
In attempting to save a team he was seri
ously burned in the head and hands , but
will suffer from no serious results. On Sat
urday the insurance on Iho place expired
and ho made arrangements for Its renewal
in thu Homo of Omaha for ilH)0 ) , giving his
note in payment of the premium. Tin
prevailing opinion is that the company Is
liable ,
r ll City Murder C'Hue.
FALLS CITY , Nob. , April 10 [ Special tc
TUB UEB J In the district court the murdci
case against Michael Casey , who shot Ed
Humbaugh December 23 last at a dance at
Harada , is on trial. The evidence is all Ir
and tomorrow the attorneys will begin thoh
arguments to the Jury. It is believed tin
Jury will not convict , as the defendant hni
established a pretty good ocaso of self-do
It XViiit H SiiRi-eu.
X'Ettu , Nob. , April 10. [ Special to Tin
BCB , | The Young Women's Christian asso
elation and Young Men's Christian assoeln
lion's regular reception was given by tin
two associations In the Normil hall Satur
day evening. An Intcrestin ? was
rendered , after whlchm social was held. The
meeting was a grand fmcocss.
Pawned .Merehiiutl Swindled ,
PAWNr.c , CITY , Nob. , April 10.
[ Special Telegram to THE BEE. ]
Considerable excitement prevailed to
day over a number of forgeries
uttered by Cal Little ot this city
Saturday nlffht. During last week Little
notified the various slores whom ho was
owing small bills tt ) it ho would call and
settle Saturday night. At that time ho told
each of bis creditor * he had a check for his
work , hut as the banks were closed when ho
received It he hud bEirn unable to draw the
money. The check In every instance was for
more than his bill , but the accommodating
merchants were only lie glud to deduct the
amount of the bill from the faeo of the check
and give him the remainder In cash. At
stores where ho had no account he told tbo
s-ime story and would buy a small bill of
goods , present the check and recolvo a roll
of currency in change. The persons caught
were : E. L. Vance , j * f > 0 : A. J. Fredericks.
f-S.riO ; Hod Bros. . ,1 ; H. L WlUon. Jlli.M ) ;
W. F. Sayer. * I8.TO : Hever Bros. . .J2S.TO ; H.
Fist. Sill. 10 , and ono or two others. amountIng -
Ing to about f-'JOO. The forgeries were ut
tered in the n.ime of his uncle , O. F. Little ,
and written witjj a lead pencil payable to
order and endorsed with pen and ink.
Little is known to haw been practising on
his uncle's signature for some time , but his
real purpose was not known until today ,
when Ihe forgeries came to light. The po
lice of neighboring cities have been tele
graphed a description of Little. Ho i-well
connected and has an aged father in Indiana
and several relatives hero.
Funeral ol Veteran.
Out ) , Nob. , April 10. [ Special to Tin :
BcK.l Stephen" A. Parks , onn of Valley
county's old setllers and well known citizen ,
was buried in Ord to-lay. Ho was born in
Pitt-slmrg. Pa. , in is 18. Ho enlisted In
August , 1SH2 , when only 1-1 years of age , in
the Ninety-third Now York , Sixth army
corps , and took part In all the battles that
the corps was engaged In from Gettysburg
to the siege of Vickslmrgwa.s twice wounded
at the battle of Cedar Creek and mustered
out December , 1SW. ( Ho came to Valley
cjutity in an early day and settled near
North I up.
He was a member of the Grand Army of
the Republic and at ono time commander of
Foote post , No.ID. . He was also attached to
the person il staff of the department com
mander , being at ono time assistant Inspec
tor general and later assistant adjutant gen
eral , lie took sick about three weeks ago
and died Friday evening. The funeral was
largely attended , the ledges of Independent
Order of Odd Follows and Ancient Order of
United Workmen of North Lout ) . Arcadia
and Ord being present as well as Foote post.
No.10. . and the Ladies Auxiliary Keliof
corps. Grand Army of the Republic. Ho
loaves a widow and three children.
Trial ul mi Atto'rney ,
. Neb. , April 10. [ Special Tele
gram to Tin : Buc.--T. | Judson Ferguson ,
who was disbarred a few weeks ago by
Judge F. lieale for immoral and unprofes
sional conduct was today tried for obtaining
money under false pretenses. Ferguson Is
said to have secured $ IVJ out of Tiplon J.
Ransom , representing that ho was an attor
ney and offering to procure for Ransom a
divorce and the custody of the children.
Ferguson didn't do either. The prosecution
brought in documentary evidence to show
sharp practice on Forguson'a part. Among
other things was an order of the court for
the custody of Ransom's children living with
his wife in Illinois , all complete except for the
signature of.iudgo Utfale The defense in
sisted that the proper remedy , was.acivil
suit and that Ferguson had agreed to pro
cure a divorce and that ho inti-hdotl to act as
a sort of broker for some other lawyer.
I'uwnic County i.ui attou.
PAWN-UK , CITY , No' ) . , April 10.
[ Special Telegram to Tin : Hni : . ]
District court for Pawnco county
convened today with Judge J. 15.
Hush of Beatrice on the bench. The crim
inal docket is the largest for ycirs and in
cludes a couple of cases of tnoro than ordi
nary interest. B. F. Flory , formerly a
preacher , is dhargod with having forged the
name of A. W. Miller to various notes aggregating -
gating nearly $1,000. Flory claims that
Miller gave him authority to use his n-.iiiic.
The case of D. C. Tumlo charged with as
sault with intent to kill G. P. Baldwin will
also bo tried at this term of court. Tumlo
was recently arrested in Iowa and brought
hero for trial.
Work of an Alltiil l-'nrser.
GiiAsn ISLAND , Neb , , April 10. [ Special to
Tin : Bni : . ] Charles Fisher , a stranger , ro-
cenlly loft a check at the First National
bank in this city for collection on a bank in
Grand Junction. Colo. The amount was t.'O.
The bank at the latter point returned the
check with the statement that Fisher had a
largo number of victims and that ho was be
ing closely pursued. Since ho did not ask
for money on this bank bis action cannot be
llontrlco Mayoralty Contest.
BHATUICI : , Nob. , April 10. [ Special Tel
egram to Tin : Bcu. ] M. E. Shultz
took the oath of oflleo ns mayor
of Beatrice today. O. U. Phillips ,
the former incumbent , has declared his in
tention of contesting the scat on tbo grounds
that ho was elected for two years and has
served but half his term. Some of the best
legal talent in the state Ins been engaged
and the contest Is likely to prove Interesting.
Outwlttud thu .Sberlir.
KcAixr.Y , Nob. , April 10. [ Special Tele
gram to Tin : BEB. ] Saturday night John
Tout , a boy 17 years of ago was arrested for
stealing a bicycle from W. B. Walker. This
morning ho was sentenced to the Industrial
scliool by the county judge , While waiting
in the sheriff's ofllco for the ofllcor to make
out the papers the sheriff was called into the
county clerk's office and the boy skipped.
The olllccrs think they will find him.
To Supply Nebraska's Trade.
GiiANi ) ISLAND , Nob. , April 10. [ Special
to Tun BUR. ] Twenty-two Uundro.l acres of
corn and peas will be planted Inlall county
this ycr.r for the Grand Island Canning com
pany. The output will bo about 2,000,000
cans if the weather Is favorable for the crop.
The contracting is now closed. Five hun
dred acres are In peas and 1,700 in sweet
UP nil t of-ii Itow ,
KEAHNKY , Neb. , April 10. [ Special Tele
gram to TUB BUB.Yesterday afternoon
George Coombs and Jaines LoGrand got Into
a row In West Kl-arnev. Both men were
badly beaten but ; LcUrand got his head
broke open with a becr'bottle. Coombs was
arrested today but was too badly hurt tc
leave the houso.
IIU U'ork.Apiirecliiled.
TILDEN , Nob. , April'10. [ Special Tele
gram to THE Run. ] Hon. G. A. Luiktsrt was
given a reception nt this place tonight ii <
honor of his return from-tho session of the
legisiuturo. Speeches were made by Lul-
kart , J. H. McClauahan , B. H. Mills and
others. Twelve hundred people were
Nurluiuly Injure ) ! ,
BATTLP. CHEEK , Neb. , April 10. [ Special
Telegram to THE BBB.-J P. J. O'Neill broke
his loft leg today. Ho was taken to Omahn
today to have It amputated If necessary. Mr ,
O'Neill Is ono of tlio oldest and most respected -
spected citizens of tills locality.
Destroyed by I'nilrlo I'lre.
HASTINGS , Neb. , April ! P.-rSpccIal [ Tele
gram lo THE BEE. ] A farmer named Wolf ,
living twelve miles north of Hastings , had
his barn und livn stock destroyed on Frldaj
by a pralrlo lirb which swept that part 01
Hall county.
ltiult ol uu Old WoumL
HASTINGS , Nob. , April 10. [ Special Telegram
gram to THE BED. ] Lev ! Harkins , a promt
ncnt republican living near Kenesaw , had a
limb amputated vcstcrday , as the result of i
wound received in the civil war.
Ho Criticizes the Gladstone "Bill in His
Usual Acrimonious Manner ,
Ili > .Tnle ,1 Pi' < ilmlitlo View of Ite < iilt of
Home Knit * In Ireland IIU Argument *
Ably Answered by Advocates
ol tlio Hill.
LONDON , April 10. In the Commons today ,
speaking on the homo rule bill , .losuph
Chamberlain satil the bill proposed to estab
lish a brand new constitution for Ireland.
Gladstone had asked when the controversy
would bo settled It the measure was re-
jeeted. The question was would the bill bet-
tie the controversy ? Was not Gladstone. In
too great a hurry , and was ho not too impa
tient to deal with the Irish uinieulty. Cilad-
stone had disregarded the right of the mi
nority and treated the most inlluential and
prosperous section of Irish people with con
tempt. Ho proposed to subject that section
of the Irish people to such legislative condi
tions as would wreck their industries and
expose the whole country to financial ruin.
Not Ireland , bijt England , equally had
reason to dread the results of this measure.
Opposed (0 till ! Illll ,
The whole of the property classes. " con
tinued Mr. Chamberlain , "whatever their
religion , was opposed to the bill. Had the
IH'imo minister ever known any state to suc
ceed when the irovcriimunt was opposed by sv
majority of the classes owning property ?
Even the nationalists in accepting the
measure did not admit that It was a finality.
Ho challenged the Irish leaders to say
whether they accepted the principles in the
bill afllrmlng the veto of the crown in ad
vance of the British ministry , and prevent
ing the Irish Parliament from deal
ing with external trade. Were these
taken as llnal or wore the financial clauses
rendering Ireland liable to increased taxa
tion for war and other purposes unmuvtod
with imperial policy accepted as llnalf There
was absolutely nothing llnal about the bill.
As soon as an Irish Parliament should be
formed they would require it to bo patched
up again. ( Hear , hear ! ] Did anybody con
sider the so-called safeguards in the bill
worth anything if the Irish majority was
determined to disregard them ! True , the
Hritish Parliament could enforce them by
civil war , but not otherwise. [ Conservative
choern.l The only safeguard the gov
ernment had , continued Mr. Chamberlain ,
was the peed feeling and generosity of the
Irish leaders and people , and if the govern
ment had the courage of its convictions it
ought to sweep away the so-called safe
guards in the bill. Hut probably Gladstone
still suspected the good Intentions of ttio
men to whom he was maneuvering to give
the government of Ireland. Those were the
men about whom ho formerly said that they
preached the gospel of plunder and were
marching through rapine to the dismember
ment of the empire. The present chancellor
of the exchequer had denounced them as
preaching the doctrines of treason and
l'Vur.4 "I tlio I.mnllnrdtt.
TJio present chancellor of the Duchy of
Lancaster had said that if tl(0 ( police should
bo placed in the hands of an elective body ,
the landlords might whistle for their rents
and he chid if they escaped with a whole
skin , and thc-pivsent secretary for Scotland
had once declared that ho would r.ither re
main a private citizen through this life than
consent to conlldo the lives and liberties of a
law-abiding population to a parliament com
posed of such men. These were the utter
ances ot four ministers who now led the way
in proposing to establish such a parliament.
[ Conservative cheers ) . Ho would not say
that Ireland , if England .should bo engaged
in war , would take sides against England ;
but it was possible that the sympathy
of the Irish might bo with England's op
ponent , thereby exposing England to the
risk of a simultaneous civil and foreign
war. Mr. Gladstone now professed bound
less faith in the Irish people , but it was a
faith of recent growth. They were asked
to stake the honor and dlcnity and the life
of the nation on the assurance that a
miracle would bo wrought , changing the
hearts of many and altering the springs of
human action. The danger was too great
and the possible gain too small. If the bill
should pass ami then escape disaster and
disgrace , the government would still fail to
linda plausible reason for risking so much
with so little corresponding advantage.
[ Cheers ] .
Justin McCarthy , leader of the anti-Par-
nellites. ridiculed Mr. Chamberlain's prophe
sies of disaster. The Irish people , ho said ,
hailed the bill as a pledge that their aspira
tions would bo satisfied. They would accept
it as a message of lasting peace. Predictions
that they would misuse it , discord and dis
loyalty , would bo made honestly only by
those mistaking the present mood of the
Irish nation. Ho could not say that the
Irish party was quite satisfied with tlio
financial clause of the bill ; but. generally ,
they accepted the bill as an honest settle
ment. As far as the Irish party could see it
might prove a llnal settlement. If the bill
'was carried the prime minister would win
the dying affections of millions of people.
[ Cheers ] .
William Ucdmond said that the bill had
been discussed suniciently by the House.
Nothing was to bo gained by prolonging the
debate and a division was now needed to
give effect to the wishes expressed by the
nation at the last election. Mr. Redmond
ridiculed the idea that Ulster had anything
to fear from Catholic Ireland.
Sir George Trevellyn , secretary for Scot
land , made an elaborate defense of the bill.
Ho commended Sir Michael Hicks-Beech and
Mr. Chamberlain for their frankness , "In at
least settling the Irish question by
some measure of self-government. "
lioth of the weightiest opponents of
the bill , ho said , had in fact
admitted that had the bill contained a guar
anty of the supremacy of the Imperial Par
liament that they would have accepted it.
Hut uil guaranties formerly asked by the
opposition had been conceded. Sir George
taunted Mr. Chamberlain with inconsistency
In this matter and charged the conservative
party with practicing now all the arts to ob
struct which they had found soolmoxlous
when used by the nationalists. Afteranswer-
ing in detail the arguments of the opposition
against specific provisions of the bill , ho de
nounced strongly the Ulster proirram.
After Mr. Hartlott ( conservative ) had
spoken against the bill the house adjourned.
ixni.ui : : ) TIII : 1:1:111:1.s : : ,
I'rciilileiit Hyppuhtu Hiitermlne * to rrevsnt
u Ki-Yolntloii at Any Cunt ,
\Cofiurt'j1iltil \ WJ3 l > tl Jama ( litnlnn llemutt. ]
PLT.HTO PLATA , Santo Domingo ( via Galveston -
voston , Tox. ) , April 10. [ By Mexican Cable
to the Now-York Herald Special to Tun
BEE. ] President Heureaiix Is on a tour of
Inspection of the dominion outposts on tha
frontier of llaytt.
News has been received hero that Presi
dent Hyppolltc , after his arrival at Cape
Haytlen , arrested I.uoron and other Domini
can rebel leaders. Ho banished them from
the republic. Their forces were dis
armed and the leaders escorted to the
frontier. Hyppollto then sent a message to
President Heureux requesting him to reclp-
rocato in maintaining the place of both re-
publics. Ho asks that any of Manlgath's
friends found In Santo Domingo bo arrested
and expelled.
KINGSTON. Jamaica ( via Galveston , Tox. , ) ,
April 10. [ Hy Mexican Cable to the Now
York Herald Special to TUB BEE. ] The
commandant at Aux Cayps has been ur
rested hero on a charge with General Man
( truth and others to start a revolution in
Havtl. Ho has been Imprisoned.
VAt.i'AUAi-Mi. Chill ( via Galvo.ston , Tex. ) ,
Anrll 10. [ Hy Mexican Cable to the Now
Vork HcrahS-Speclal Tin IHu--Tho
- to : : ) - -
Herald's correspondent In Buenos Ayrrs
telegraphs that all news concerning the war
In Kto Grande do Stil , HraHl , is contradictory
and untrustworthy. Each side , he says , al
ternately claims to have won an advantage ,
but the impression prevails that the
federals arc gainingground. Havlngcapturcd
Alrgrete , the revolutionist ! ! now annoiinco
that the slego of Santa Anna will bo re
sumed. Thcro has been no heavy lighting
during the last few days. Leaders on each
side appear to bo avoiding a general en
counter and only unimportant skirmishes
nre reported. From the movement of the
various forces H Is evident they are more
Intent upon avoiding a light than engaging
In one. A telegram from Santiago says It is
quiet there. A regiment of cavalry is pa
trolling the streets to prevent disorder. The
now cabinet has not yet been formed.
Auslrli Ooe.-oi't l.liin .llldd.
IfVipi/i-f.iMfil / IXttIni Jitmti ( iiiiilnii licnnrtt. ]
VIKXNA , April II ) . ( New York lit raid
Cable Special to Tin : Hir. : . ] No intimation
has been received by the United States le
gation here that Max Judd would not bo re
ceived as consul general. His appointment ,
however. Is distasteful to the irovernment ,
not because of Judd's religion , but because
of his being of Austrian nationality by birth.
Illlll'Ullie CIllllIM MleeeiK.
[ rapurljlitrtl I'm li\l \ Jancn ( m Itfiinttt. } , April U ) . ( New York Herald
Cable Special to Tin : HKI-Dr. : ] HalTklno
has written from India tothoHusslan papers
that ho has conquered cholera by the Inocu
lation method. He says ho has inoculated
100 persons with positive results. Ho prom
ises to glvo his method to the world on his
return Irom India.
Produced u Corn llloelmde.
PinmiAs , NIIUIUAS. .Mex. , April 10. The
unprecedented rush of corn through this
port from the United States since the re
moval of the duty on March ! fi has produced
a grain blockade on the Mexican Interna
tional road at this place and the Southern
Pacilic road at Eagle pass.
c.ix.ITH > . \.II. c' / ; : / : .
Cliiitrmiin Curler Calls u .M'-etliit ; to Com nu
ll t loul-ulUe , Miy : IO.
Hr.i.EKA , Mont. , April 10. Chairman Car
ter this afternoon issued a call for a mooting
of the republican national committee at
Louisville , I\y. . May 10.
When asked by an Associated press re
porter as to the objects of the meeting , Mr.
Carter said : "There has not noon a meeting
of the entire committee since prior to the
last campaign. Heforo its final adjournment
in New York it was tno sentiment of the
executive committee that tno full
national committee should meet during
the year for the purpose of consultation ,
with a viuw to securing conformity and har
mony of action by the party in the several
states and territories. Louisville as the
place and the 10th of May as the timoi were
suggested , by reason of the meeting thcro
and then of the National League of Kepubli-
can Clubs. Mnny mcmbcrsof the committee
would be present as delegates to the league ,
while others , no doubt , woulil visit Chicago for
the opening of the World's fair and be within
a short distance of Louisville about that
time. For these reasons , and also because
I liavo been urged by a largo" number of na
tional commltteeinon to call a meeting at
that-time , [ t appears to me the most opitoT-
tune time for the withering of the national
committee , which has been contemplated for
many mouths. 1 am advised by General
Clarkson that a largo number of distin
guished republicans from every section of
the union have .signified their intentions 10
attend the league' meeting. Independent of
any special business , it is important to the
party that this representative body should
confer before and after ouch presidential
election , if not moro frequently. "
j' x\iic
\Vorc-ester , Musi. , tint Scone of Illoody
mill DlHgnici'Tul K < > \ \ .
Woiicr.sTr.n , Mass. . April 10. Last Sunday
a week , the Catholic Armenians had an
Easter celebration an I Invited many Ma
hometans and Greek church friends. The
Mahometans observed their spring festival
yesterday and asked their Catholic friends
to participate. While the festivities were
at their height , Domitt Jacobs , a Catholic
Armenian , cut a dross with a pocket knife
in a table in tlio house of George Duilowe ,
wherein the feast was held. This precipi
tated a light , which was adjourned to the
street and soon a mob of over 10'J Asiatics
was maklntr thintrs lively with stones and
clubs , while pistols and knives were also
brought into play. They fought for over an
hour , the neighboring hillside boflig covered
with spectators of all nationalities who
watched the lighters cut and pound each
other. Word finally reached the police and
a squad of officers were sent to the scene.
Their appearance scattered the lighters.
The pollco arrested sixteen of thorn , includ
ing Jacobs , and warrants are out for nlno
more. All the prisoners arc moro or less
bruised and wounded. A woman , who was
not arrested , had her face covered with
blood. How the others fared who escaped is
not known. Today in court four were dis
charged. The others were each lined. After
court was over the party went homo and the
light was renewed , but the pollco quelled
the row.
oi'/.v/o.v OF .1 CATHOLIC.
Hilltop .SpaldlnR'H View of tlui Sunday
Opening Question.
CHICAGO. 111. , April 10. Kt. Hov. J. Spalding -
ing , Roman Catholic bishop of Peorla , III. ,
was today asked his opinion of the Central
Union's scheme , In view of the World's fair
closing to work at their trades Sundays difr-
int ? the fair , in order that they might have
some other day during the wcok in which to
visit the exposition. Hishop Spalding said :
"If there Is no hope of opening the fair on
Sunday I can sec no benefit to society in Sim-
day labor. It would bo demoralising to the
workingmen and , incidentally , to society
at largo. 1 hope some means can yet bo
devised through which the fair will be open
Sunday. The saloons and places of vice will
bo wide open , while the gates of the fair will
bo closed. I fear that there will bo cause
for regret that the exposition was closed. I
haliovo that all museums and libraries
should bo open Sunday. They act as educa
tors and no ono disputes the fact that they
elo\ato mankind. If Puritan customs must
prevail , why not close the public parks on
Sunday. If Christian ministers insist enclosing
closing the gates of the exposition , working
men will bcliovo the church has no sympathy
with them , and the influence which tlu
church now holds among them will bo almost
entirely destroyed.
XKH'H 1'Olt Till1 : AH.MY ,
Itecord of C'lmniieK in Hie. Iti'Kiiliir Survlrt
us Announced Yesterday.
WASHINGTON , D. C. , April 10. [ Special
Telegram to TUB HEK.J The following armj
orders wore issued today.
The following transfers In the Sixth cav
airy are made : First Lieutenant Frederick
Hodgson , from troop 15. to troop F ; First
Lieutenant Edward C. Hrooks , from troop !
to troop E. Lieutenant Hodgion will pro
cced to Join the troop to which ho Is trans
To Open u Now UoiiU' ,
KANSAS CITY , Mo. , April 10. The Missour
Transportation company has contracted U
carry -10,000 bushels of corn from hero bj
water to Vera CmMox. . Heretofore suc.f
shipments from Kansas City havu boon entirely
tirely by rail , and if the rontu proves satis
factory It will undoubtedly bucomo a pnpulai
one ( The tariff Is considerably below the u > l
rail rate.
Jackson Park Workmen Ilavu Returned to
Rights of Nonunion Men to Make a Living
Acknowledged ,
Everything Will Bo in Readiness for tha
Opening Day.
The Men Dim Illlnsly Went Out When Or
dered liy IheViilltlug IMeK-.iten Small
Cnnip Inr tlui SIHUe lery ! -
thbiK Now ArraiiKed.
Cmt'Aoo. 111. , April 10. The great strike
it the World's fair in a thing of the past ,
ind the men who walked out this morning
will walk back again tomorrow morning and
linety-nine out of every UM will work the
same hours and for the same pay UH beforu
the strike.
For the llrst time since Its Inception or
ganized labor came squarely in contact with
the United States government , and wbllo
ill questions of wages were satisfactorily
settled. HID right of the employer to
nonunion men or union men , the right oC
men to be in the ranks of organl/.cd labor ,
or without them , was insisted upon by the
latlonal representatives and acknowledged
l > y the union men themselves.
Cool Counsel I'revulleil.
For twelve hours today the results of the
lainstaking expenditure of more than $20 ,
HKI.OOO. the good name of this mighty nation
mil its pledge to the nations ot the earth
was imperilled and endangeivd. It toolc
cool heads and temperate blood to guido the
lisputo to a peaceful solution , but the heads
were there and the blood was not wanting ,
mil the great white city will bo ready for Ha
guests at the time and manner which were
iironmcd at its birth.
It was 10 o'clock tonight when the meeting
of the council of administration and the rep
resentative of the building trades council
came to tin agreement , which is to continue
throughout the entire period of the exposi
tion , and under which further trouble was
impossible. The men have received the
formal concession of a minimum rate of
wages and have yielded to the demand of the
exposition officials , that they may employ
any man. v > bother ho l > o or be not a member
of any labor organisation.
The llrst step looking toward peace was
made this afternoon , when a committee of
strikers was appointed to submit to the
World's fair council of administration thu
following proposition :
"That if the World's fair council will ngrco
to submit the diflorencos between the men
and the exKslHrin | tonrbitration at 4 p.m. .
April 12 , the building and trades council
will order the men luck to work at oncd ,
pending tjio result of arbitration. The
building and trades council binds Itself to
abide by the decision of the arbitrators ;
ono arbitrator to bo selected by the building
and trades council ; ono by the World's fair
management , and a third by these two.1
This proposition was submitted to the
council of administration as the labor men's
ultimatum. The council of administration
was In session and promptly returned an
answer that it was prepared to meet tlio
men at once. The matter must bo settled
soon it could bo settled then as well as any
other time. To this the committee agreed ,
and > ho result was a meeting which for sev
eral hours went over all tlio aspects of tlio
case , but with two short adjournments , ono
by each side , for consultation.
nomu Uo-iottitloiifl.
At 10 o'clock tonight the council of admin
istration presented to the executive commit
tee of the HtriKors the following resolutions ,
which were preceded by a short preamblu
setting forth the existence of the strike ,
Ui-solvi-il , Tlmt In the employment ot work
men , 01- artisans in tln < several trades rcprc-
spnted by said t'xecuilvo commit too , for Iho
pi-rfonnanri- \voi-U under tlio direct ehaimi
and supi'i'vlslon of the World's Columbian K\-
po-itlon coiunany representatives of
union , or organl/i'd labor shall IHI
entitled to equal consideration with
those of nonunion , anil that tlui
woi-Umiui hurrtofoi-o employed by said expo
sition company , who Inivo this iliiy gene ml IT
on u strike , hlnill not In-refiisml iMiiployinunt.
li---afler | mi that ai-i-ount , II linlnx the express
purpose of the council that oriianl/.i-d labor as
Mii'h .shall mil be discriminated aialiHt ; and
Hi-solved , further , That , tlierci shall bn paid
In every artisan so employed by llm Rxpo-
hltIon company at lonsl tlio minimum i-ato of
wages prescrllicd for thu tradu In which bo Is
employed : and
Unsolved , That an authored representative ,
or ( k'lognlii of eiicli ( if mild trades .shall bu f nr-
nishnl with a pass entitling him to free ; admis
sion to tin- grounds and shall have the right to
confer with thu workmen of Ids- trade at all
times , provided siirh conft-rcnco shall not
iniitui-lally Inturferu with or rntaul the work.
ItcsolM-d. further , That tlio concussions
made In and by the foregoing ii-solutlons nro
MI macli > with llm distinct. undui-Htandlns Unit
tluiy shall bi > accepted by said nxorutlvo coia-
mlltcd as a full settlement of the pi-esont con-
tloversy : Unit tinmun who Imve gonn on a
si riku shall return to work at once , and that
'he provisions and stipulations of said resolu
tions shall conllntif In force and be operative
iluilnj , ' thu whole period of the expo-.ltIon.
These resolutions were at cnco signed bv
all members of the strikers' executive com
mittee , representing the 8,000 or 10,000 laborIng -
Ing men , and their trouble was ovor.
It was a close call for the exposition , not
only for Its opening , but for Its success. Tlio
work of the nion who struck today is nearly
over , and while they could not have ruined
the fair they might , by stopping tin1 work
so have delayed matters that the exposition
could not have been in complete readiness liy
the 1st of August. Thern was great ro'iof
expressed on both sides whim the thing \v .H
over , for the members of tlio council of ad
ministration and of the strikers' cummUtoo
alike were fearful of the weight of public
opinion which would fall upon the party
that opposed or obstructed the success of
the exposition.
Olijrcl of tbo Strike.
The strike today was an attempt to union-
i/o tbo fair-nothing moro , nothing toss ,
The lalHr ) leaders claimed that the World's
Fair company had not kept faith with them ,
because it had refused to consider the mak
ing of a new agreement In the faro of the
fact that thu majority of the contra.'turn em
ployed by the exposition hail alrc.idj made
arrangements with the men , which wcru
entirely satisfactory to the latter. Nine t\\t \ \
of uvory ten IIUMI who struck tod.iy were mil-
ployed hy contractor ! , who were on friendly
footing with Ilium.
Two jours ago when the labor rp.resc | > iita-
lives made a demand that none hut 11)11011 )
men should bo employed at the fair tlioy
were asked If they would guar.intc'j tl. . /
the unions could furnish men enough at nil
limes to enable thu work to be prosecuted
without delay. Afier taking account of
stock they were enforced to cuiifesH ttint
the unions v.-cro not stroiii } onongh to fur
nish all the HUM. th fair would rcquiro.
They were then Informed that the government -
mont could not or would not diici-iminala
ugalnst men becausn they wm-o or were not
members of any labor orianl/alions. This
ended Iho argument and thu matter
was dropped by i-ommon wmsunt. There
was , however , no ngrr-cmnnt that none
but union men s'lOuM bo employed Two
uvcUr ap ) tin ; irirn put ! n the request thut
nniiuni-iD men be dh lrirged. and from that
tune ll.e troublebrgtm It IB hinted , and oil
tinuihur hand poalilvttly denied , that ttOin <