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VOL. XLH, NO. 108.
ASTORIA, OREGON, THURSDAY MORNING, MAY 10, 1894.
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COXEY'S CAMP A NUISANCE
Labor Troubles Still Continue iu
thf East-Damaging Frosts
, ... in Oregon. .-- J
Associated Press. ' ' .. ,
Washington,. May 9. In transmitting
to the president the voluminous corre
spondence relative to Samoa, which was
laid before the senate today, Secretary
Gresham says the Berlin treaty entirely
failed to correct. If It does not aggra
vate, the evils It Is designed to correct.
In conclusion he asks: "What have
we gained by our departure from our
established policy, beyond expenses, re
sponsibilities and entanglements that so
far have been Its only fruits?" "
IN AN UGLY MOOD.
A Desperate Fight Between Coxeyltes
and Deputy Marshals.
. Tacoma, May 9. A special to the
Ledger says: - A fight took place at
North Yakima at 7:30 this evening be
tween the marshals and the lnjixiti'lalti.
Deputy Marshals Chldester antr Jolly,
of Tacoma, were shot, the first named
In the leg and the latter through the
bowels. H. Is bleeding Internally.
Twenty shots were fired In the melee.
Savage,- Weaver and McAphee, all Seat
tle Coxeyites, received flesh wounds
from revolvers. "Buck," a pock-marked
Seattle Coxeylte, who was the leader of
the crowd, hid two fingers broken with
Intense excitement reigns at Yakima.
The fight was the result of a determlna.
tlon on the part of the Coxeyites. not to
leave a train which has been held there
since 10 o'clock this morning. At
o'clock 13 deputies attempted to take
out the train, Chldester being ttv charge,
The Industrials swarmed over the train
and outnumbered the marshals. The
latter gave up after two attempt: to
oust the army and steamed' back to
Yakima, two miles from the scene of
the scuffle, and sidetracked the train.
Ten deputies from Toppenlsh responded
to Chldester's 1 demand for reinforce
ments and 25 more went from Ellens-
burg. At 7 this evening the train was
backed to the bridge over the Yakima
river, a mile from town. Half the popu
latlon followed. The Coxeyites boarded
the train to the number of 150. Chldes
ter says one of them attempted to. set
a brake. A deputy ordered hinl to stop.
On his refusal the deputy pulled htm
away, The Coxeyites began clubbing
the deputy, and the . shooting com
menoed. Then the Coxeyites retreated,
breaking the switch and piling) jncks on
the track, but they afterwards removed
When the fight' began "stones were
thrown at the engineer and firemen, at
tempting to dislodge t-hem.
The train was backed Into Selah sta
tion after the fight, where It Is now.
Surgeon Hil! has gone from Yakima to
attend the wounded.
Some sympathizers cheered the Cox
eyltes on In their fight. Marshal Drake
left here tonight at 11 for the scene. All
along the line the industrials are In an
DECLARED A NUISANCE.
Coxey.'s Camp Decided to be Dangerous
to Public Health.
Washington, May 9. Coxey appeared
before the house committee on labor
today and spoke on Representative Mc-
Oann's resolution for the appointment
of a Joint committee to Investigate the
causes of the prevailing Industrial de
The District health officers have de
elded the Coxey camp a nuisance and
dangerous to health. The District com
missioners have given Coxey and his
followers 48 hours to abate the nuisance.
This doubtless means that they must
THEY GOT LEFT. .
Boise, Idaho, May 9. A squad of com
monwealers came into Caldwell on a
train today, 40 in number. They had
possession, but a Union Pacific crew
was in charge. The train was side
tracked, and the United States court,
which had Issued a restraining order,
was appealed to. The troops at the bar
racks were put under orders ready to
march. A deputy marshal read the or.
der to the men. When the train was
ready to move this evening they climb
ed aboard the rear cars. These wer
detached and flie rcat of the train pro
INDUSTRIAL FOR REVENUE ONLY.
Spokane, May . There wa a. aeruu-
tlon in the camp of the industrials here
today. Commander Dolphin tried to
leavft the city with the army' funds,
but he wa caught and detained. He
was last seen at o'clock, but whether
he afterward succeeded In getting away
or is now a prisoner In the camp at
Hlllyard is unknown. The Seattle con
tingent held a meeting tonight In Music
hall. Jeffries did most of the talking. A
variety performance had been adver
tised, but Juftrleg announced that the
"talent" was mostly strung along the
road and the show would be postponed.
. Des Moines, May 9. Kelly's army
floats at noon bade good-bye to Des
Moines. Moft of :he boats In the fleet
were rigged with oars or sails Impro
vised from army blankets.
Commodore Kelly expected to reach
Runnells, 20 miles away, tonight.
Kelly's boats were soon strung along
the river for five miles. One boat, with
ten commonwealers and a number of
Des Moines women and children, was
capsized, and all narrowly escaped
drowning. Fully 2,000 people straggled
along the banks watching the flotilla.
AFTER THE ARMY.
Atchison, May 9. D. P. Waggener, the
general attorney of the Missouri Pa
cific, left here by special train to meet
the Colorado branch of the common
weal ary with the stolen train. He ex
pects United States Marshal Hellry and
200 deputies to accompany Him from
Topeka. Waggener hag instructions
from the general manager to arrest
every man In the commonweal army.
, BUILT A TRACK AROUND.
Pueblo, Col., May 9. The Cripple
Creek Coxeyites who seized the train
here and startal east last night, got
around the obstruction near Olney,
caused by the dltohlng of an engine, by
laying a new track and resumed their
CHARGED WITH TRESPASS.
Pittsburg, May 9. Twenly-three of
Galvln's commonwealers were arrested
at BiBSell at midnight for attempting
to capture a Baltimore and Ohio freight
train. They were held today on a
charge of trespass.
ON THE WING.
Topeka, May 9. Sanders' Coxey army,
on a captured train, passed Arlington,
Col., this morning, bound eastward.
' ' .
Unlontown, Pa., May 9. At the HIM
Farm works, north of here, as Richard
Harburger and three companions were
gelng to work they were met by 40
strikers, who beat them brutally with
clubs. Harburger would have been
killed had not deputies armed with
Winchesters come to the rescue. The
duptles opened fire on them from the
yards. At least 25 shots were fired,
none of which took effect, owing to the
distance. Several Bhots were returned
by the strikers, whi then fled.
UNION VS. NON-UNION.
Stoneham, Mass., May 9. A conflict
between non-union Armenian laborers,
who had taken the places of the strik
ing tasters at Arthur E. Mann's factory,
took place today aa the non-union men
were leaving the works. The police
came to the rescue of the Armenians,
and after considerable fighting arrest
ed six men, who were brandishing dag
STOOD THEIR GROUND.
Akron, O., May 8. The striking street
laborers today marched to Exchange
street and attempted to drive the for
eign laborers away. The foreigners,
mostly Italians, refused to leave, and at
I p. m. trouble seems Imminent.
ON THE WARPATH.
Staunton, 111., May 9.-Twelve hun
dred coal miners gathered here today.
the intention being to stop work In
shafts and 7 of the Consolidated Coal
CR0P8 BADLY DAMAGED.
The Dalles, Or., May 9. It Is feared
the heavy frost of last night has done
much damage to all the crops In this
section. In The Dalles lee was formed
In many place, and In the uplands the
Ice wan a quartei of an Inch thick. Re
ports from farmers are very discour
CANNOT STOP IT.
Washington, May 9. The story of the
Breckenrldge case will be allowed to
iwjis throuarh the malls. First Assistant
Postmaster General Jones has notified
the postmaster at Chicago that the de
partment has no authority to exclude
ALL SAME MELICAN WOMAN.
San Francisco, May .-It transpires
that Mrs. Ah Chong, the wife of a local
Chinese merchant, decamped for China
yesterday on the steamer Oceanic, car
rying with her $10,000 of her husband's
PASSED THE HOUSE.
Washington, May . The bill grant
ing to the Columbia Irrigation Company
the right-of-way through the Yakima
Indian reservation was passed by the
hirixe today. .
THE) VETERANS. "
Women's Relief Corps and Sons of Vet
erans Elect Officers.
Roseburg, Or., May 9. Today was
given ud to business sessions by the
three orders In the etata encampment
here. The G. A. R. met in the opera
house, with Commander J. C. Cooper In
the chair. The report of Assistant Adju
tant General D. H. Turner shows 58
posts, with a total membership of 2,117.
There was a gain-during the year of
three posts, at Sunnyview, Florence and
Hubbard, and one Is now being formed
at Milton. The order gained 345. mem
bers and lost 440, of which 39 died. Hard
times is responsible for the decrease In
membership. The general business was
concluded during the day and officers
were elected at the night session.
The Sons of Veterans were called to
order by Division Commander E. H.
Ower. The adjutant's report showed 18
camps and 306 members, a gain of four-
camps at Roseburg, Albany, McMlnn-
vllle and Corvallie with a slight loss of
the total membership. The following
officers were elected: Commander, W.
McGann, chairman of the labor com-
mander, S. C. Browne, of Salem, Junior
vice commander, L. P. Aldrlch, of 81!
verton. Division's council W, E. John
son, of Oregon City; H. L Wells, of
Portland; M. Hemphill, of Corvallla.
Delegates to national encampment W.
a Beebe and H. L." Wells, of Portland;
alternates, C. H. Hermann, of Oregon
City, 'and C, A. Stephens, of Pleasant
The Women's Relief Corps met In I.
O. O. F. hall. The new officers elected
were: President, -Mrs. Nettle J. Unger
man; senior vice president, Mrs. Jennie
Stanton; Junior vice president, Mrs.
Allen; chaplain, Mrs. Julia A. Lawton;
treasurer, .Mrs. Susie Talmage; dole
gates to national encampment, Mrs. Ada
S. Butterfleld end Mrs. Bertie M. Smith';
alternates, Mrs. Mary Myers and Mrs.
Isabella Horner. Executive board, Mrs.
Blanche Patterson, Mrs. Clara Adair,
Mrs. Lizzie Smith, Mrs. Margaret Pills
bury and Mrs. Flora Fullerton. '
Oregon City has been selected aa the
next pnce of meeting, but the date will
be determined on later. .
In the evening there was an "Empire
drill" qn the square by BJ, young ladles.
In three platoons. The complicated
movements of the Amazon drill were
finely executed, under command of Miss
Kate Buick, and were tumultously ap
plauded by the veterans and 2,000 spec
tators. Tomorrow the soldiers' home
will be dedicated.
YOUTHFUL PRIZE FIGHTERS.
Two Chicago Boys Fight In a Ring, and
Are Seconded by Their Fathers.
Chicago, May 9. Two ten-year-old
prize fighters, with, their fathers and
seconds, were arrested today for en
gaging in a ring battle. The boys, Jas.
Klttley and John Dewey, fought 13 hot
rounds, and wers seconded by their
fathers. The principals and paternal
seconds were heavily fined.
MADE NO PROVISION.
Olympla, May 9.Thei emergency
board today unanimously voted against
permitting the North Yakima state fair
commission to oreate an Indebtedness
to the extent of $5,000, but agreed to
give further consideration to the peti
tion for from $1,503 to $2,000 for the use
of the fair.
The Ellensburg normal school has
been allowed to create a deficiency of
$5,000 to carry on the school, but the
petition of the board of pilot commis
sioners fur an appropriation to meet
their salaries was disallowed as a mat
ter for the legislature to adjust and not
the emergency board. The legislature
made no provision for such salaries.
WILL NOT TAKE THE OATH.
Washington, May 4. The president
haa sent to the senate a letter from
Minister Willis, from Honolulu, enclos
ing the resolutions adopted at a mass
meeting of socialists, affirming that the
loyil citizens will refuse to take the
oath of allegiance to the provisional
government and refrain from voting for
delegates to the constitutional conven
SMUGGLERS ON TRIAL.
Pan Francisco, May 9. The trial of
G. N. Thomas, Louis Greenwald, George
NVlehman, Charles Mensing and Freder
ick Miller, charged with being members
of the Emerald smuggling ring, began
In the United States district court to
day. Some time was consumed in ae-
Highest of all in Leavening Power. Latest U. S. Gov't Report.
curing a Jury. It la reported that Miller
will turn state's evidence.
THE RUMORS DENIED.
Washington, May 9 The rumors from
Port Townsend, Waah., that the sailing
of the Behring Sea patrol has been post
poned for two weeks la denied at the
navy department. When the orders,
which were sent by mall, are received
the fleet wlU sail.
A NEW SOLUTION.
Washington, May 9. Representative
H. Blous, of Corvallis; senior vice com
mittee, predicts that the turning In the
tide of immigration- is not far off, ant
that when It comes it will offer a solu
tion for the depressed condition . of
American labor now existing.
SHOOT TO KILL.
Troppaux, Austria, May 9. The gen
d'armes fired on a mob of rioting miners
today, killing nine and wounding twen
Litchfield, May 9. The Democrats of
the 18 district renominated Congress
man Edward Lane.
HOW THEY RAN,',,
San Francisco, May 9. Following is
the rei-ult of the races today:
Six furlong Currency, 1:13 3-4. '
Half a mile, for two-year-olds Rey
Alfonso, 0:48 3-8.
One mile Trix, 1:43.
Six furlongs Romair, 1:14. '
Five furlongs Bill Howard, 1:011-2.
. (EVANS AND SONTAG.
The famous play of "Evans and Son-
tag" was produced last evening at Lib
erty hall, and will be repeated this even
ing. The play Is a most exciting one
and excellently constructed, with a fine
comedy vein running throughout the
six very interesting .acta It haa been
reported that the dram Is Immoral,
but the reverse of this Is the truth, for
a more truthful story never was dot-
brayed upon the stage, or a more salu
tary lesson on the ethlca of right and
wrong evor woven lpto a drama. The
play muBt be seen In order to be ap
preciated and its many excellent fea
tures understood. t The characters are all'
from real life, and Interpreted by a
company of real artists. The Incidents
connecting the Southern Piclflu'' with
the train robbery at Collls has caused
that corporation considerable uneasi
ness, but the matter set forth la the
tmth, as is also every incident In the
exciting careers of Chris. Evans and
John Sontag. Tonight will present the
last opportunity of witnessing the fam
ous play. ...
The grand court of Ancient Order of
Foresters of America, of the state of
Oregon, convened yesterday morning at
Odd Fellows' hall, with the following
grand officers present:
F. D. Morton, O. C. R.; E. C. King.
. S. of C. R.; J. R, Williams, O. T.;
Samuel Kafka, grand secretary; O. W.
Reynolds, R. C; O. F, Heftdwell, 8. W.;
J- F. Derby, O. J. W.; J. M. Brown, G.
O. S. B.; J. A. Watson. G. J. B.: Z,
Sweet and H. Daniels, grand lrustee.i.
The following delegates were present:
Court Germanla, 7987, J. Young, P.
Court McMlnvllio, 8085, H. C. Hums.
Court Scandia, 8092, E. A. Ahlgrecn.
Court Astoria, 8212, J. S. Dellinger.
Court Mount Hood, 6460, E. A. Cham
bers. Court Columbia, 7858, A. 8. Gross.
Court Multnomah, 7877, C. E. Van
Dusen, P. C. R.
Court Pride, of Albino, 7914, A. B.
Manley, P. a R..
Court Webfoot, 7917, J. Gumbcrt, P.
Court Tulatin, 7974, John Northrup.
TI.o day was spent In committee work
and the adopting of a new constitution.
The constitution of the California
branch of the order, which was recent
ly made by that body, was adopted,
with minor changes,
The reports of the different grand offi
cers show the order to be In a very
After the session lost evening the
grand lodge waa given a recpetlon by
This afternoon the Court will take a
trip to the Jetty.
They will probably finish their labors
This Is the fourth annual session of
the Grand Court for the state of Ore
gon, and the most successful one.