Democratic watchman. (Bellefonte, Pa.) 1855-1940, May 02, 1890, Image 4

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Terms; $2.00 a Year, in Advance.
Bellefonte, Pa., May 2, 1890.
P. GRAY MEEK, - - - Ebrror.
——The Executive Committee of the
Democratic State Committee,at its meet-
ing in Harrisburg on the 31st inst., fix-
ed Wednesday, July 2nd,as the day for
holding the Democratic State Conven-
tion at Scranton.
——There is not that harmonious
feeling in Lancaster county which
should prevail among political breth-
ren in such a stronghold of Republi-
canism. In comparison the Kilkenny
cats were models of harmony.
The political jamboree in which
the Republican leaders indulged at
Pittsburg last week, was intended to be
in honor of General Grant's sixty-
1ghth birth-day. Boss Quay was there,
and if he recalled to mind the expres
sion, “Let noguilty man escape,” which
the General used upon a certain occa-
sion, it should have made him feel un-
——The Press is of the opinion that
the Democratic Senators will not suc-
ceed in “preventing the passage of the
Federal election act by making ten-day
speeches.” With the gag rigorously
applied, it is not likely that they will
succeed. When free speech is sup-
pressed in the halls of congress there
is nothing left to interfere with the out-
rages which the Republican leaders
are practieing upon American liberty.
There is but little reason to be-
lieve the report that President HARRI-
sox has asked Quay to resign the
chairmanship of the Republican Na-
tional Committee on account of the un-
denied charge that he looted the Pen n-
sylvania State Treasury. Mr. Harrr-
sox has a lively sense of the benefit of
Quay’s methods, and as he wants tobe
re-elected, it is reasonable to believe
that he would like to have those meth-
ods repeated two years hence.
We have received a copy of the
Industrial Elition of the Pottstown
Daily Ledger, a publication embracing
sixteen handsomely printed pages. As
a representative of the industrial pro-
gress and prosperity of that town it
filis the bill in excellent style, and as an
illustration of what can be done there
in the way of fine printing it is very
creditable, Wehad no idea that Potts-
town was as much of a place as this
publication clearly proves it to be.
——Civil service reform was sus-
tained by a vote in the House the other
day when an attempt was made to vote
down an appropriation for the Civil
Service Commission. Even Republican
congressmen didn’t have the gall to
openly strike down the civil service
law, although the practice of both con-
gress and the ex:cutive makes their
professed regard for it the most complete
farce that isnow b:ing performed on
the political stage. :
i ea ———————————
If the farmers are entitled to
the assistance of the government
in having their surplus crops taken
off their hands, as is proposed by the
“warehouse” project, why shouldn’t
everybody else who may have dead
stock on hand of whatever kind, have
an equal claim to such governmental
aid? The fellows who project such
schemes have a ludicrous idea of the
object of governmen’. What a pater-
nal establishment they would make of
it if they could have their way.
——Mr. James M. Beck, believing
that the Democratic nomination for
congress in the 3d district should go to
an older member of the party, declares
that he is not a canbidate. His name
was but recently brought to the atten-
tion of the public, but his declarations
on the subject of tariff reform which
served as his introduction, were £0 ex-
pressive of the true Democratic doctrine
as to leave no doubt that the people
of the district can not get a man who
will be more serviceable on that ques-
tion than Mr. Beck would be, were he
their representative.
The fat-witted Republican pic-
torial organ gives its party away on
the tariff question by a cartoon which
represents imported pauper laborers
pushing out of his workshop an Amer-
ican workman, who exclaims, “What's
the good of protection to me if I am
pushed out of the factory by cheap im-
migration labor?” In view of the fact
that{this pauper labor is imported to
swell the profits of parties whose busi-
ness is protected by a tariff, the fraud
of claiming that the American work-
ingman is equally benefited by that
tariff’ is glaringly apparent,
Wanamaker’s ‘“Unpardonable Sin.”
Indignant at the irreverent manner
in which wicked Democratic newspa-
pers speak of “Holy John” Wanamak-
er, one of our Republican exchanges
says: “The unpardonable sin of Mr.
“WanaMAKER in the eyes of these
“political bullies is that he is an ac-
“tive worker in the Christian church
“and has probably done more good in
“one day than the whole gang of his
assailants will be able to accomplish
“during the term of their lives.”
If Wanamaker had limited the
field of his effort to Sunday school and
church work no Democratic nzwspa-
per would have subjected him to ad-
verse criticism. But when he took
the contract to supply the boodle by
which a Presidential election was de-
bauched, acting in concert with the
most accomplished political corruption-
ist of the age in purchasing the Presi-
dency, and receiving'a cabinet position
in pay for such reprehensible service,
he committed “the unpardonable sin”
for which Democratic newspapers will
persist in calling him to account, and
which no amount of pharisaical
church work can condone.
An Early Convention.
It is boldly suggested by certain in
fluential Democratic journals that the
Democratic State convention be held
early and ahead of Mar QuaY’s assem-
blage of retainers. The Democrats
certainly have fair sailing ahead of
them so far as their principles are con-
cerned, and there can be nothing con-
nected with the action of the Republi-
can convention that to any material
extent can exert an influence upon the
action of the Democratic convention.
Our best man for Governor should
be selected, and should that selection
be made before tLe Republican candi-
date is nominated it would notin the
leact affect the choice which the Boss
has long ago determined upon, and
which the Democrafs are anxious for
him to make.
KEMMLER, the New York mur-
derer,'who was:about being launched in-
to eternity with electrical rapidity, has
been reprieved again by the interfer-
ence of a meddlesome lawyer, who,
without being employed to do it by
anybody, obtained a writ of habeas
corpus from a federal court, which
temporarily suspends the operation of
the battery which was ready to ter-
minate the worthless life of a murder-
er whose offense was peculiarly atro-
They Don’t Want It.
A ballot bill, embracing the essential
features of reform, which: will suit the
views of Gov. Hi. and would receive
his approval if passed, has been offered
in the New York legislature, but the
Republican leaders refuse to support it,
in violation of their pledges. They
professed to be anxious for ballot re-
form when they kuew that the bill as
presented to Governor IHirL would not
receive his signature. But when a
measure is offered which the Governor
will approye, they go back on it en
tirely. The truth is that the Republi
can bosses in New York, as in Penn-
sylvania, don’t want ballot reform.
A Mistaken Contemporary,
“Mayor Grant, of New York, de-
clares that he will not allow the charg-
es against him to remain undisproved.
Good for him. No public officer ever
had a finer opportunity to do a lot of
disproving than the Mayor has at this
time.” — Philadelphia Press.
In this vou are mistaken, dear Press.
Senator M. S. Quay has a finer oppor-
tunity to do a lot of disproving, but he
is notdisplaying theavidity to do it that
is being displayed by Mayor GRANT.
Religious Journalism Doing Its Vaty.
The religions press of the country is
waking up to its duty in the Quay bus-
iness, as is shown by the following re-
marks of the Christian Union on the
charges brought against that politician,
which he allows to go unnoticed :
We shall never have high-minded polities
until voters detest corruption more than they
value party. The silence of many of the Re_
publican journals regarding the recent dis-
closures about Mr. Quay is profoundly dis
couraging. Those disclosures have come in
a form which eannot be met by silence; silence
will be taken to mean, and will mean, confes.
sion. The Republican party cannot afford to
have the chairman of its national committee
rest undisturbed under such charges. The
Christian Union, which believes thoroughly in
the general healthfulness and soundness of
American character in public and private life,
believes also that the only way to preserve that
soundness is to punish corruption with a fear-
less hand. Until honest men of all parties ab-
hor a corruptionist of their own party as thor-
oughly as a corruptionist of another party, we
cannot have a sound public life,
CrLAakKsoN, in his speech before the
Americus club, admitted that the
journalistic ability of the country pre-
ponderates against the Republican par-
ty. Itisalsoseen that the moral and
religions journalistic sentiment is like-
wise being arrayed against it.
Composition of American Prize Batter
At the recent Convention of the As-
sociation of American Agricultural Col-
leges and Experiment Stations, a Com-
mittee was appointed to secure samples
of the prize butters exhibited at the
American Dairy Show in Chicago. The
following is the Report of the Commit-
tee to the Asscciation.
«By co-operation of the Illinois State
Board of Agriculture and the Associa-
tion ot American Agricultural Colleges
and Experiment Stations, five samples
were taken, by Drs. Babcock and Manns,
Chemists of the Wisconsin and Illinois
Experiment Stations, from each of nine
lots of butter to which first prizes had
been awarded in as many classes at the
American Dairy show, held in Chicago
in November, 1889, under the auspices
of the Illinois State Board of Agricul
ture. A set of these samples was an-
alyzed by each of the following chemists
Dr. H. W. Wiley of the U. S. Dept., of
Agriculture; Dr. E. H. Jenkins of the
Conn., Experiment Station; Dr. A. G.
Manns of the Illinois Experiment Sta-
tion ; Prof. M. A. Scovel of the Ken-
tucky Experiment Station; Dr. S. M.
Babcock of the Wisconsin Experiment
Station, except that an accident prevent-
ed the analysis by Dr, Babeock, of the
sample from lot No. 8.
In the table following are given the
names and addresses of the exhibitors;
the prize taken by each lot, and the rat-
ing of each by the awarding committee
on the scale of points adopted ; the aver-
age of the analyses of the five samples
from each lot; and the general average
of the forty-four analyses of the nine
lots by the five chemists.
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in their judgement, the butter analyzed
was good, but not exceptionally excel
lent, from the commercial standpoint for
the Chicago market. As these packa-
zes had stood in the exhibition room for
about ten days when the samples were
taken, it is probable that some of thc
water of the freshly packed butter had
been lost by drying, and the percentage
of water in these samples may be assum-
ed as near the minimum for stan-
dard market butter. Otherwise the
analyses probably fairly indicate the
average composition of such butter.
Neither flavor, grain, nor color of butter
is necessarily dependent on the chemical
composition, and the rating as to salt
may depend more on the quality of the
saltand the evenness of distribution than
on the percentage found.
The variation in the fat in these nine
lots is less than 5.5 per cent. So far as
appears from these analyses, the per-
centage of fat in butter depends on the
thoroughness with which the water and
buttermilk are extracted, and the quan-
tity of salt allowed to remain, and not
on the breed of cows, nor the mode of
manufacture. The lot with the highest
rating by the scale of points had a little
less than the average per cent. of fat;
that which stood lowest had a little more
than the average per cent. of fat. The
average per cent. of salt is not quite half
that often putin American butter. The
three lots which were rated lowest a3 to
t“galting’’ and which stood lowest in to-
tal rating, each had less than the aver-
age salt.
G. E. Morrow,
—1In consideration of a vast increase in
| Revenue Commission.
The Grangers’ Preference.
Warthy Master Rhone’s Opinion as to
the Candidate for Governor that
Would Suit the Grangers.
Interview in Philadelphia Record of Saturday.
“Senator Delamater cannot hope to
get the support of the members of the
Grangers’ organization of Pennsylva-
nia if he shall Le nominated for Gover-
nor,” said Worthy Master Leonard
Rhone, the head of the Grangers’ organ-
ization in this Stdte, yesterday. Mr.
Rhone is a resident of Centre county, an
ex-member of the House of Representa-
tives, and now a member of the State
His presence in
the city during the past two days has
been due to his attendance upon the ses-
sions of the Commission. Worthy Mas-
ter Rhone, as the head of the State
Grange, speaks for an organization that
numbers 40,000 voters within its ranks
in the Commonwealth.
«Several weeks ago,” said Mr. Rhone,
«J sent out inquiries amaqng the repre-
sentative men in our organization as to
whom their communities preferred
among those who are discussed as gu-
bernatorial candidates. I have received
300 replies, and they go to show that the
Democrats all want to see ex-Governor
Pattison renominated, while the Repub-
licans are all opposed to Senator Dela-
mater and divided in their preferences
between General Hastings and A. L.
Taggart, of Montgomery county, for the
Republican nomination.
“Our organization is solidly arrayed
against Senator Delamater, because it
was through him that the Grangers’ Tax
bill was defeated in the last Legislature,
though he had previously pledged him-
self to vote for the measure. . That bill
provided for the equal taxation of all
personal and corporate property for local
purposes. Senator Delamater promised
our State Grange and the Grangers at
his home in Crawford county, that he
would do all he could to bring the bill
out of the Finance Committee of ths Se-
nate, to which it had been referred and
of which he was a member, and he
furthermore promised to advocate the
passage of the bill. We waited until the
very last moments before making an ef-
fort to take the bill out of the committee
and placing it on.the Senate’s calendar
so as to insure its consideration tefore
the adjournment of that body. When
the resolution was offered in the Senate
to take the bill out of the committee
Senator Delamater made a speech against
its passage, and the resolution failed by
one vote. Had he voted as he agreed to
do the resolution would have heen car-
ried: Asit was the bill was buried in
the committee and lost.
“The Republicans in our organization
wan t either Hastings or Taggart. They
will not swallow Delamater, and if the
Democrats nominate Pattison they will
go over in a body and vote for the ex-
Governor. The feeling for Pattison is
overwhelming in his favor in every
county. On the other hand the feeling
is equally pronounced against ex-Sena-
tor Wallace, whom we regard in the
same light as we do Delamater. We be-
lieve both are too closely allied to cor-
porations, and for that reason, if each is
nominated by his own party, our people
will simply pay no attention to the elec-
tion, and let it take care of itself.
«My understanding of the situation is
that the politicians of both parties are
for Delamater and Wallace, but the peo-
ple are for Hastings and Pattison. I be-
lieve that Delamater will be nominated,
and the Democrats will sacrifice a great
opportunity if they do not nominate
Pattison.” i
Must Fry Out More Fat.
Quay’s Committee Will Make Another
WasHINGTON, D. C., April 27.—One
of the principal subjects to be considered
by the Executive Committee of the Re-
publican National Committee when it
meets here next week is the ever-umpor-
tant one of raising funds with special re-
ference to the campaign of next fall.
Quay, Clarkson and Dudley, being now
the general managers of the Republican
party, take charge of all national cam-
paigns, and so will direct the fight for
Senators and Congressmen next fall just
as closely as they will direct the Presi-
dential campaign of 1892. Just now
the general campaign chest from which
they propose to draw their fands is far
from being full.
Chairman Quay’s ingenious scheme
for making every Republican a stock-
holder in the party by issuing to him a
handsome chromo certificate for a con-
sideration of $10 or more, has been es-
tablished, and Quay’s late Private Sec-
retary, Frank Willing Leach, in his
capacity as Deputy Secretary of the Re-
publican National Committees, is send-
ing out invitations to men on the list of
the various State Committee, which
have been procured for that purpose, to
take stock in ‘the grand old party.”
But in the present uncertainty of par-
ty feeling this has had to be done very
cautiously ; even Leach’s style is liable
to appear at a disadvantage in letters of
this character, and it is difficult to make
sure that they shall fall only into “safe”
hands. The combined intellects of the
big three are to be applied to this prob-
lem. Another, only a little less impor-
tant, is a plan for safely evading the law
against political assessments.
Quay, Dudley and Clarkson will carry
the suit against the old Dominion
League, of which they are the real de- |
fendants and defenders, to the United
States Supreme Court, in the attempt to
establish the proposition that its not a
violation of the law to send political as-
sessment letters through the mail to
Government employes. But pending
their appeal they think they must have
the “voluntary contributions’ of the
| poor clerks, and are casting about for
| some way of breaking the law without
Philadelphia'sreceipts of an important
cereal during the past year, the papers
of that city are gratefully acknowledg-
ing the corn.
getting caught.
——The professor of mineralogy of
Columbus college has assayed gold
quartz found near Petersburg, W. Va,
1t assays $122 to the ton.
Cannot Be Passed Over in Silence.
Boston Herald, Independent.
The record of Matthew S. Quay, as
it is now presented to the public, is
something that the press of the country
cannot afford to pass over without cogni-
and co-laborer in the field of politics
with perhaps the most conspicuous lay-
man of the Christian church in America,
ed as more than any one else the adviser
and director of the policy of the Presi-
dent of the United States in that very
the appointment of men to oftice. He
represents the Republican party in the
highest office it has to confer in the se-
cond State of the Union. Its party
management was put in his’ hands in
the last presidential election. Involved
in this was the disposal of vast sums of
money, estimated by no one at less than
several hundred thousand dollars, and
the deciding every day upon questions
which had a moral bearing in the cam-
paign. Itis of more than usual interest
this confidant and adviser of the Presi-
dent, this guide and mentor of the post-
master general, this representative of a
great State in the senate, this absolute
tial campaign, is.
ter and career set forth at length and
, Dewspapers of New York.
. the highest responsibility. In the case
of one of thew its proprietor is capable
! of responding to the amount of millions |
| of money if his charges are questioned in
by those who are authorized tospeak for
him. What are these statements ? [Then
follows the record of funds embezzled
from the State treasury of Pennsylvan-
ia, as charged by responsible parties. ]
This man, with this record, is in the
senate of the United States in equal as-
sociation with the senators of the State
of Massachusetts, and with the self-res-
pecting, God-fearing men of other States
of thesUnion which hold merit and mor-
als to be the standard in selecting their
representatives in that body. That as-
sociation, however, is compulsory, and
it may not be cordial fellowship. But
what shall we say of the State that sends
Quay to the senate ? What shall we
say of that professedly Christian member
of the cabinet who comes into office un-
der his auspices, and who is so identified
with him as to be recognized in and out
of his State as in his political career a
creation of Quay? What shall wesay
ot a president, also a professedly Chris-
tian man, who has so listened to Quay,
has so followed his counsel, has so made
him a power in his administration that
one of the most distinguished Republicans
| of Pennsylvania has felt compelled to
make a public protest against such ac-
tion, and call his attention to the charac-
ter of the man ?
Above all, what shall wesay of a
great party of the nation which makes
such a man its chosen leader in its presi-
dential campaign ? Has there been a
more discouraging illustration of the de-
basement of the politics of our day than
is furnished in this modern instance ?
A Methodist Ecumenical.
The second Ecumenical Conference,
composed of Methodists from all over
the world will beheld in the full of 1891.
The commission appointed by the last
General Conference met in Philadelphia
in March and appointed Bishop Hurst,
ex-Governor Pattison, J. M. Cornell, ot
New Yok, G. H. Hunt, of Baltimore,
and M. G. Emery, of Washington, a
committee to decide upon the place for
holding the conference and to arrange
the finances.
No meeting of that committee has yet
been held, but ex-Governor Pattison
said Thursday that the general wish was
for some city near the seacoast, and
Bos 01, New York, Philadelphia, Bal-
timare and Washington had been sug-
gested. As the southern delegates want
a site as far south as possible, Baltimore
or Philadelphia may be selected.
The objects of the Conference are to
bring together representatives from all
classes of Methodists, not only those be-
longing to what is known as ths Meth-
odist Episcopal church, but all those be-
lieving in the general principles of that
faith. It will be composed of about 500
delegates, 200 of whom are expected
from Europe: The Conference will con-
tinue for about a week and will consist
of daily meetings for discussions. The
first Ecumenical Conference was held in
London in 1881, and it was then decid-
ed to hold another one in 1891 in this
A Generous Donation.
The Williamsport Sun says: ‘The
State Food Committee wrote to ex-May-
or Foresman on or about April 9, mak-
ing inquiries as to the drowning of Cal-
vin Miller at South Williamsport during
the Jure flood. The information was
sent to the Commission and after a pro-
per investigation the Commission found
that the widow of Calvin Miller was ¢n-
titled to relief at their hands. Mrs.
Miller now resides at Northumberland.
She has four children, aged respectively
3, 8, 11 and 13 years, On April 14 the
Commission sent Mrs. Miller two single
drafts, one for $500 and one for $200.
Accompanying these drafts was a state-
ment that each one of the four children
would receive $50 a year until they
reach the age of 16. When all the
children have reached that age the fami-
ly will receive $2,600. Mrs. Miller de-
sires to express her gratitude to all
who have rendered assistance in her
time of need. Her friends in South
| Williamsport will be pleased to know
| that she has received this money.
Tragedy at Altoona.
Daniel Reitman, of Altoona, last
{ Friday morning between the hours of 12
| wife and did succeed in badly wounding
| her, after which, doubtless thinking
| that he had killed her, he turned his pis-
‘tol and emptied the load into his own
‘head, dying almost instantly. He had
frequently threatened to kili his wife
and children, but why he should have
made such threats and then executed
them is a mystery. He is supposed to
have been urder the influence of liquor.
The wounded lady will probably re-
This man is the chosen associate |
Mr. John Wanamaker. He is recogniz- |
important feature of his administration, |
therefcre to know what manner of man :
controller of the direction of a Presiden- |
‘We find the description of his charac- |
with minuteness in two of the leading |
Both are of |
| any particular, either by Mr. Quay or |
and 1 o'clock, attempted to murder his
ba Col. D. 8. Durham, who is on a
| visit to Washington, is sick at the na-
| tional capital.
——Judge Orvis’s appearance in Court
' this week gave assurance that he is re-
covering from the ailment with which
he has been afflicted in one of his legs.
| ——William R. Linn, of Beech Creek,
. has been appointed and confirmed as
Chief of Police of Renova, at a salary of
$50 per year.
Speaking of the Hungarian who
was injured by a fall at the Centre Iron
‘Works, at this place, and taken to the
hospital at Altoona, the Tribune of that
place says : When he fell he landed on
his head and he has heen insane since.
It was thought that he could be cured by
admitting him to the hospital, but the
efforts of the physicians thus far have
beem without results and the patient
was very violent yesterday. Thus far
he has torn up all coverings he was given
. and yesterday he was given a blanke
which it was thought he could not de-
' stroy, but before evening he had it
torn into strips, and obtaining a match
, in some way, he set the stuff on fire. It
is thought that he will be removed to
an insane asylum in a few days.
Pine Grove Mentions.
Railroad stock is still at par.
J. T. McCormick this week closed up his
duties as assessor, and reports a plentiful num-
ber of canine stock.
Mrs. H. M. Meek, after spending several
weeks among her relatives and friends, has re-
turned to her home at Altoona.
Our agricultural friend, G. B. Campbell, was
the victim of a vicious horse recently, result-
ing in a broken arm. We have repeatedly al-
leged it would be a broken head.
Rev. A. A. Black conducted communion ser-
vice in the Bethel church in this place last
Sunday. Fourteen additional members were
admitted, ten on confession of faith and: four
by certificate.
At arecent spirited annual election of offi
cers of the Pine Grove Water Company, in
which the mugwumps were victorious, the fol-
lowing officers were elected: John G. Hess,
President; W. B. Ward, Secretary; J. F. Krebe,
Treasurer; Trustees, David Brouse and Reu-
ben Hammer.
W. A. Tanyer spent several days last week
in the eastern end of the county, looking up
his sheriffalty interests, and reports the ou t-
look favorable. Should Mr. T. be as success-
ful in that as he was in his nomrodie success
last fall when he killed three deer, making in
all forty-nine in his time, he will be entitled
to a walk-over for the sheriff's office.
The committee heretofore mentioned to pro-
cure the right of way for the proposed R. R.
have partially attended to that duty, and think
there will be but little difficulty if the owners
of lands knew where the road is to be located.
It is also alleged that the road ean be con-
structed for about one third less than was at
first expected by contractors.
The new post office building is nearing com-
pletion just west of the bridge. Inthis the
uptowners have made a score, but not the post-
master, as was expected. To be truthful in the
matter, the location of the building is a good
one, right in the centre of the town, which
should be satisfactory to the town patrons, as
it is to the country folks. This ends the post
office racket.
Robert Hammill Boal, assisted by a gang of
men, has been during the last five days mak.
ing an effort to locate the railroad from College
station to this place, with a view of crossing
the mountains. The present; intention is to
run by way of Erbtown gap, thence east, with
sufficient distance to cross the second moun-
tain to the ore fields on the other side and| the
Shaver’s Creek valley.
Mr. Wm. Beck, well known throughout this
section as the Shingletown merchant, took
unto himself a wife in the person of Miss Mol-
lie Burchfield, daughter of ex-Judge Burch-
field. The event took place in Bellefonte on
the 20th ult. They immediately retired to
his cosy home where Mrs. will reign supreme
and no doubt will be a good housekeeper, she
having had sufficient training under one of
the best of mothers. To them we extend our
kindest greetings.
To the Toilers of America.
A Manifesto from the American Federa-
tion of Labor.
NEw York, April 28.—The General
Executive Board of the American Fed-
eration of Labor has issued a manifesto
“to the toilers of America.’ It says that,
having selected the United Brotherhood
of Carpenters and Joiners of America to
make the demand for the enforcement
of the eight-hour work day, is asks all
to refrain from any sympathetic strikes
—rather to remain at work, and aid the
carpenters and joiners to win in the con-
test. To the carpenters and joiners the
advice is to demand and insist upon the
enfcrcement of the eight-hour work
day. TItis not a matter of theory;
it is a positive fact that the ques-
tion of wages and conditions
will regulate themselves, and will
inure to the benefit of us all assoon
as the eight-hour work day has been in
In the demonstrations to be held on
May 1 labor is advised to turn out in
vast numbers, and by its presence man-
fest an unalterable determination to
have the eight-hour work-day} enforced,
though by one trade at a time, yet for
all, as the ultimate result, Maintain
order, refrain from all violence, engage
in no riots, let the watchword be the en-
forcement of the eight-hour work-day,
Sullivan Agrees to Fight.
SAN FrANCISco, April 28.— President
| Fulda, of the California Athletic Club,
last night received a dispatch from MM.
C. Olark, the friend and adviser of John
L. Sullivan, and with whom Professor
Fulda has been conducting the corres-
pondence looking to the fight between
Sullivan and Jackson,saying that Sulli-
van would accept the Californig club’s
proposition after his Mississippi affairs
are settled, June 23d next. He still
maintains that the winner should take
the whole purse.