|Paper||Salt Lake Herald-Republican|
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|Article Title||Latest Dispatches|
|Paper||Salt Lake Herald-Republican|
LATEST IlFATHi. GENERAL. i THK hlltllii:, ! The Kiotei-tt Cicltluc lies I ol it Exciting T:incs iu the Kitil- roiMl Centres. People Huntling to Iroleelt I'roperly. toriuluu; Yiglliuite Committees. Commit-tees. CHICAGO UUfclAT EFFORTS FOR OKOEH. Chicago, 2G, 8 p.m. The mob continued its visits to the manufacturing manufac-turing places and shops during the afternoon and caused many to stop work. The city council this afternoon after-noon adopted resolutions supporting tho mayor, and authorized the expenditure ex-penditure by tho mayor of nil the money he deemed necessary to suppress sup-press tho disturbances, declared that patrols of citizens should be formed, and referred to the finance committee a resolution that half a million dollars dol-lars be used in city improvements, that the idle might laud em ploy ment. The mayor issued another procla mation reiterating his requests that1 patrols be formed ai,d that idlers and curious people, especially women and children, keep off the streets, and ordering the police and citizens to arrest disorderly persouB. The authorities au-thorities will not bo responsible for the cousequences of a collision of people in a crowd. The merchants held a meeting this after noon and made arrangements for an organized ! body ol special polico composed of merchants and tho employees, who ahull not disband until peace is restored. re-stored. A subsequent meeting was held in tho tabernacle. Over 6,000 men agreed to report for special policemen. police-men. They will bo organized into companies for action. Citizens' meetings meet-ings will bo held to-night at various places in the city. A row occurred at the corner of Canal and 12th atroets, between the bruisers and the police. The latter hit a good many heads and made some arrests. '1 here was no killing, though some policemen received dangerous hurts and some rioters have broken heads. 11.15 p.m. The night bo far has 1 beon one of excitement and trouble, fhe meeting which was to have been held by tho communists on Market street was broken up in its iucipiency by a good force ot police, after a i battle with stones and slicks on one side and with blank cartridges and billies on the other. The mob ran away at last, but not without nolify-1 nolify-1 ing the police that they would have i revenge. They separated and a bind , ot them broke open a gun shop on the west side, taking Borne fifty guns aud a quantity of ammunition. 1 About 7 o'clock a bloody row began I at Sixteenth and Halsted streets, i where the police in attempting to disperse the crowd, were overpowered and compelled to take refuge in the 1 round house of the Chicago, Burling ton & Quincy railroad. They were , soon reinforced and made a stand on the Halsted Btreet viaduct, where the crowd became aggressive, and a regular battle ensued, which nas just been concluded. The police used Lheir clubs and revolvers with con-, con-, siderable effect. They killed a young man named Pat Looney, a striking 1 brakeBnian, and fatally shot Ed. Me Geary. Besides this fifteen or sixteen : were more or less wounded, how severely sev-erely cannot be ascertained at thiB , hour. Tho police received nothing ' but bruises from stones, fiits, tfce. Che injured were almost exclusively ; boys aud young men. They were . finally driven oil. Various exciting ' rumors are abroad, but these are the only lacts that can be gleaned of actual encounters. The rioters have compelled tho west side street cars to 1 lay off and have dumped a number . of Blue Island cars ofl the track and run thorn into cross streets. The bridgei to the west side are swung - and the tunnel blccked, thus preventing pre-venting passage. The south side cars I are running at long intervals. WILL PROTECT PKOPERTY. New York, 25, The receiver of the Central railroad company, New Jersey, to-day called upon the old 7 and tried employees of the road to unite with the local authorities in 3 protecting property. Tho brakemen on a strike promptly telegraphed, ; "Wo cheerfully say we will protect f property from all violence " YIELDS TO TRS STRIKERS. The Long Island railroad rescinds the order making a ten per cent re e duction, pays two months back wages and will hereafter pay on the 20th o( : each month. The Grand Army of tho Republic in this city tenders its services to the 3 government to aid in keeping peace a and protecting property, s The meeting to-night in Tompkin's ,t square was a mild, quiet affair. Alter it closed a crowd blocked the street, " and being ordered to move on an- II swered by a volley of stones at the y police. The latter quickly charged ,. on and dispersed them for the night. : -j ALONd THE EGIfi, Horneilsville, 25. A train conveying convey-ing Donohue and four principal strikers to New York left this morn ing. A writ of habeas corpus has i been issued by Judge Rumsey to ; forthwith produce Donohuo, and the t sheriff, by telegraph, ordered his re-! re-! turn. The strikers bad another con- ference to-day with the Erie officials, . both sides made concessions, but 3 reached no definite result. 3 BulVitlo, 25. Mounted police sev-j sev-j eral times dispersed tho mob to day and arrested a number of ringleaders. The strike here 19 settled by mutual , consent. r Port Jervis, N. Y., 25. Members . of the Brotherhood of Firemen who j previously urged the strike, now vociferously vo-ciferously condemn it. All local trains aro running on time. TOLEDO I'OPULA a ENCOURAGEMENT. Toledo, 25, Stevedores and labor-i labor-i ers to-day adopted a platform that all workingmcn and mecbanics cooperate 1 with tha striking railroad men and ask a reasonable price on the basii of $2.50 to $3 per day fur mechanics and $1.50 fur laborers, requesting all mechanics aud laborers to join the ! railroad men who have struck, asking ask-ing the mayor to close all saloons, and deploring vandalism, the object being merely to obtain rights, recommending recommend-ing the appointment of a committee i of safety to protect all property. Mayor Jones made a speech, counsel-. ling moderation and firoiuosa The crowd then proceeded to all manufacturing manu-facturing places and ordered all men to quit work. Their demands were universally complied with aud every large establishment in the city is now closed. An immense mas meeting of citizens will bo held to night. Toledo, 25. Toe citizens' meeting to-night broko up in confusion and : ili;order,the sinkers taking possession. 'The strikers subeequsully went way noisely and demonstrating!)' to the board of trade building, but did no j violence and finally diaperstd. The excitement is intense A citizens' committee to prevent depredations will bo formed in tho morning. There 1 is no grain trade now. Everything is' 'closed. Wabash employee hail u ; ! conference to day with Man.igr-r II- p ; kins, who promised to p:iy aa touch' ao any road, but eaid he had not the' power to establish a scale ol prices for j :i!l tho time. The conference was indofiuite. LITTLE PHIL. WILL TAKE A HAND. Washington, 25. The dispaUihca to-night show a general feeling of, anxiety in disturbed districts. The j officials here art confident. Adjutant I General Drum telegraphs that Bieu-'. Bieu-'. tenant General Sheridun will return j Irani the lar weal immediately, he ! having been telegraphed fur yesterday. yester-day. Gen. Sheridan was to uitet Gen. Sherman to day at the mouth of Little Big Horn river, and he there received notification to return to Chicago without delay. Dispatches show that the troops have been moved with promptness and are all ready for active nervico in caBe of necessity. Albany, 25. West Albany workmen work-men will send a committee to interview inter-view Vundcrbilt There is but little excitemont. Wilkesbarro, 25. The Lehigh Valloy (fc New Jerscv Centra! men struck to day. Citizens met in the court house this evening and committees com-mittees weie appointed to ai-eist the authorities in protecting property. IN NEW JEltSEY. Newark, N. J., 25. The engineers on tho Delaware, Lackawana & Western railroad, after a lung session at Hoboken, decidod to strike at 6 o'clock this evening, and no trains have passed here since. Tho tracks and depot are deserted. Tncy say the strike was the result of the refusal re-fusal of President Sloan to restore the wages of firemen. They offered to submit to a 5 per cent, reduction il tho old rates were restored to tho firemen. President Sloan refused, saying it was impossible. They then .struck. The engineers declare that they will not harm railroad property. Eagineers say the brakemen will strike. Newark, 25. Engineers on the Morris and Essex railroad at Hoboken struok this evening and travel is suspended. sus-pended. TRAVELING EV WATEK. Erie, 25. Lake Shore passengers having failed to induce the manage-1 ment to send them on to day, chartered char-tered a Bteamer and went to Buffalo by laka. Monday's eastern mails reached here to night. The steamer CVittafrom Buffalo to-night will bring a great mail. The strikers predoru inato, but thair is no violence ASKING CITIZEN AID. Columbus, O., 25. Gov. Young today to-day issued a proclamation calling on all law-abiding citizens in cities and toirns to, tender their Bervices to the civil authorities as volunteer police in sufficient lorce to over-awe the lawless elements ot the community. GOVERNMENT AID. Baltimore, 25. The directors of the produce exchange adopted resolutions resolu-tions recognizing the rapid Bpread ol strikes aud the danger thereby u communities which are geirerally un able to cope with it, urgently appeal to the president for the utmost protection, pro-tection, even to an increase of the present army. LOUISVILLE PREPARING, Louisville, 25. 7 p.m. A thousand citizens are under arms. Developments Develop-ments are anxiously awaited. Little Rock, 25. United States troops forLouiaville left this afternoon. Syracuse, N. ;Y., 25. -A Block train ran away from the strikers this morning, but they pursued on an engine en-gine and compelled the fireman to leave and brought tho train back a distance of six miles. Late tonight to-night striking brakemen, firemeu and conductors in a meelin; at E-isl Syracuse, unanimously resolved tu recommence re-commence operations of the road to morrow morning. All trains will be started at the earliest possible moment. mo-ment. Cleveland, 25. Quiet to-night. Omaha, 25. Mon will protect the railroad property here. SAN FR IN CISCO FEAR AND TREMBLING. San Francisco, 25. At this hour, 6 p.m., the city is quiet but feverish, though .suppressed excitement is everywhere noticeable. This is prin cipally owing to the fact that the open-air anti-Coohe meeting is called lor this evening in front of the new city hall, and it is believed that if we are to have any serious trouble it will begin to-night. No one seema to know who called the meeting. A number of notices wero banded in at the newspaper offices, but the parties bringing them threw then down hurriedly with the money and left. Handbills to tho same effect have been distributed. The work of pre paring to maintain order has been going on actively all day. Tho committee com-mittee of safety have held two execu live meetings during the day, and the citizens have been Bigniug tho roll rapidly. It waB reported at 4 p. m. that ubout 7,000 names had been put on tho roll. Much ot tho business ol committee is necessarily secret, but the chairman states that everything iB progreteing in the most favorable manner. The committee have issued an address to the people, stating the purpose of tb.3 organization to be to sus'ain tho constituted authorities, undertaking no duly not immediately connected with securing the Bafuty ol life and property, and asking the cooperation co-operation of all good citizens. The mayor has issued a proclamation re counting the scenes recently witnessed here and in the east, counseling the citizens to take measures to prevent the causes ol excitement, and advising advis-ing them to either quietly pursue tlreir ordinary avocations or remain at home. The city has a lorce of 10,-000 10,-000 mon ready for any emergency, and any attempt to excite a riot will be crushed at the commenctment. The proclamation closes by a notico that all assemblies and crowds of persons per-sons will be dispersed. The law is supreme and shall be maintained at all hazards. Every precaution has been taken to prevent and put down any disturbance. The militia are again ordered under arms for the night. A large posso of specials have been sworn iu to assist the regular police force. Arrangements have been made with ttio United Stales authorities for a plentiful supply ot munitions ol war. Two companies of United States troops aru stationed at Alcatraz and Angel islands and are held in readiness for imnie diate action. The United Slates corvettes Pensacola and Lackawanna with a force of marines from Mare j Island navy yard are on tho way to : the city. A delegation Irom the grand army of the republic has been sworn in to assist in preserving the peace. Gun Biorcs are carefully guarded. Special arrangements are made to ensure the efficiency of the tire alaim telegraph wires. A committee com-mittee of sateiy stand behind ail. Tue authoritihs stale distinctly that these preparations are not made in view of any knowledge of proposed violence, but on the genera! principal of being prepared for the worst. There is unusual activity n-iticeablo among tlie better class of citiz -us in supplying themselves with arms aud ammunition. It is reported tty those who havo beeu making observations that among the manufacturing establishments es-tablishments in the southern portion of the city an unusually large por tiou of the hands are off duly in day. There are rumors from Oakland that a delegation from that city will erosw tho bay to join their anti-Conlie, brethren breth-ren to-night. P. J. Healuy, organizer organ-izer of the workingmen'a parly in the city, has a card in tho Evening Post taking exceptions to remarl a of Hie principal speakers at the preliminary prelim-inary meeting of the committee of safety, yesterday, and sUting that as a work ing men's organization they have no particular grievance to re preen, but wish to discuss prmciples Irom a standpoint and aeku why a committee was not appointed to confer con-fer with them regarding the pece of the city. Members of the brotherhood brother-hood ot locomotive engineers in San Francisco assert that that order hat no sympathy whatever with the hoodlum hood-lum demonstrations in tho city and that ita influence will bo cast in the direction of peace and harmony. Railroad men on this coast are getlint; much higher compensation than that received by employees of the same grade in the east. Hence there is no (lispoBitinn to create trouble or provoke pro-voke violence. The citizens' committed began to assemble as-semble at 7 o'clock p.m. at Horticultural Hor-ticultural hall, and tho building was soon tilled. About 8 o'clock W. T. Coleman, president, called the me -t-ing to order and had scarcely done so when a message waa received that a lira had broken out at the Pacific mail dock. It was soon ascertained that thii fire was iu a large lumber yard near the dock. One hundred of the committee armed with clubs were dispat2hed to the scene, followed soon after by 100 more. The re mainder of tho committee was then told off in com panies by wards, and with the exception of about 200 proceeded pro-ceeded to the city hall to await orders of the chief of police. Sixty were dispatched to Sixth and Howard streets to disperse tho crowd collected there smashing Chinese houses. All members of the committee were armed with polico clubs in addition addi-tion to pocket firearms carried hy nearly all. Muskets will soon be issued if necessary. Tho -fire at the mmbor yard is now raying fiercely. A crowd ol Beveral thousand people is collected there. A havy force ol police and viilantis ia. standing guard. News has just been received that a man detected in cutting hose had been shot down in his tracks. Vigilantes have closed tho street, leading to tho scene of the fire. The fire alarm has just turned in from the corner ot Stockton and Broadway, and forty vigilantes were dispatched to keep order. All is quiet iu the central portion of the city. No call has yet been made on tho military. A Vallejo dispatch says the corvette cor-vette I'tnsacoLi grounded in leaving the harbor but will probably bo got oil in an hour or to. President Cjleman says he has 3,000 vigilantes iu bai.d and usl accomplished cerLain important arrangements, the nature of which has not yet transpired. Tho principal prin-cipal slreiita are quite full of people, but there are no signs of a disturbance disturb-ance except as above mentioned. Midnight. The tire at tne corner of SLOcktou and Broadway is extinguished ex-tinguished and peace restored. A man was run over ami killed by a hoae cart on tho way to tne lire. Squads of vigilantes are scattered throughout tho northern and western portions ol tho city, and no breaches of the peace ure reported in those localities. South ol Market slrent miall'br'Yjdti ol hoodlums are ranging rang-ing around and breaking into Cuinese houses. Vigilantes are folio wiug tnein. At the Mail dock and vicinity the excitement and disturbance is in creasing. The fire is etill raging, but api ears to be under control 111 ! tho direction of the Mail dock, but is spreading northward along the city front iu lumber yards, and westward lowaids Front strtot. Tho mob is becoming more demoimtrative and with difficulty ia held in check. I They are attacking tho police and vigilantes with stones. One policeman was crippled hy a stone and t.vo vigilantes vig-ilantes are reported shot. Tho force charged on the ground with clubs and pistols, firing about lilloen aholf, and forced them back. General Cobb, in charge of the vigilanlts, reports that the riot is increasing and us Lb tiiAl military be disp.Uched to his assistance, but the chiel of police Ellis, declines to have troopa orden.d out except as the last n-Bort. Rem iorcements of vigilantfs have been dispatched to the scene and now be twuen three and four l uudred are on duly I here besides the police. A strong force ol vigilantes is held at tho c.ty nail, to be sent when required and a number remain at headquarters, headquar-ters, Hurticuiturwl hall. An O.iklaud dispatch says all is quiet there. Cit:zjns aro guarding the town. Later The city fire alarm lias ji:sl turned in the corner ol Mimiou unJ Stewart (streets a few blocks trom the present i-outl-igratioo, and iu the immediate vieiuily of extensive lumber lum-ber yards und manufacturing establishments.