The El Reno Democrat. And Courier-Tribune. (El Reno, Okla. Terr.), Vol. 4, No. 50, Ed. 1 Thursday, January 18, 1894 Page: 3 of 8
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ON BOSTON COMMON.
THOUSANDS GATHER TO DISCUSS
Picturesque Scene* on Sunday Afternoons.
Reformers, ltevivalists. Socialists and
Nationalist* Pleading the Cause of the
It is commonly assumed in the west
that in those reform matters which in-
Rntertalning Sinter'* Friends.
A youn-* fellow tht* « ther night rue
fully told me that he iiu<l started the day
with $25 in his white flannel pockets,
and at 10:30 at night had only 70 cents to
show for it.
"G&mbling a^ain?" 1 asked
"No, sir," he replied, with much feel
ing. "Merely been chivalric. You set1
my sister invited five girl friends down
to spend a week with her, and 1 am de-
tailed to help entertain. 1 took the
whole crowd bathing in the ujpruing
sailing and fishing in the afternoon, then
terest labor New England and Masgachu- merrv.K0.r0Unds. salt water taffy, tin
setts especially are past hope. This is tyj>e8f pier, switchback, cream, *od.i
an error. While there is a traditional wjiter, coaches, and heaven only knows
reserve in the method of getting at the wimt> Twenty-four dollars and thirty
remedies for industrial distress, let it not cents have just ,lielted away since 10
be thought for an instant that Massacliu- o'clock this morning. And those girls
setts is asleep. Here in Boston we havo are |H>ro for a week. Got a lead jicnciir
And 1 left him making figures on the
woodwork of the pavilion, trying to find
out how much money he would spend
011 his sister's friends in a week if one
girl took a nap in the afternoon and
only left five for him to escort, or if
two girls wouldn't bathe in the morn-
ing and one girl wanted to walk to the
inlet while the others wanted to ride, or
if it would rain so hard one day that
they couldn't go out, or—well, a lot of
other possible Combinations
He still has the lead pencil.—New
York Cor. Philadelphia Stagcland
our barometers of public sentiment tha*
can 1m understood as readily as the con-
fusion of New York bread riots.
For instance, when factories shut
down and contractors let their men ,_«>
by the hundreds, Boston common fills
up rapidly on Sundays, A well informed
newspaper man tells me that then' are
about 12,000 tnemb ts of labor organiza-
tions in Boston out of employment.
Among the" neiyl.* mentioned 2,000
clothing ti; tie workers, .*>00 furniture
workers, (KW c r liter . 400 painters and
decorators, ; oiiK.e.un iitt v.\ and pit i ib-
ers.juid soi i tliroii, i a 1:1 of ti .tles
that count' i e sui imer the busiest part
of the v i .r. To tli s may be added
10,000 lov •• v. • i i. is. Indeed it
could be > slid t i *.>,000 wage-
worker in . nd about Boston are now
waifcinl'i r something to "turn up."
But it is i. it nee« -sary to consult labor
statistics to realise ilie seriousness of the
situation. Boston coinunm tells the
story better. 1 n cent iy spent a Sunday
there. It was a characteristic Boston
crowd, well mannered, quiet, earnest and
deeply troubled if not bewildered. That
present economic conditions are oppress-
ive to the producer was admitted. The
remedies proposed, however, were as
wide as the imagination could make
I counted seven distinct groups of men
and women who were being addressed
by men and women, each indicting oui
the new-york times
A Democratic Newspaper
mother, who took it to be light from a
burglar's dark lantern, and so gave tin!:
It linens of the Fair.
To visit the fair with profit or com-
fort you must leave your sense of duty
behind. Whoever goes there with intent
to thoroughly "do it" is laying up foi
himself anguish of mind and the com-
plete annihilation of his muscular and
nervous force. It is far too big for any
question of conscience to be allowed ti)
Its bigness is beyond description. No
words or pictures can tell the story ot
its size. Experience alone can teach it.
You must go there day after day, to re-
turn at night with tired eyes and aching
limbs, and with the bitter and ever ill-
creasing knowledge that as an exhibi-
tion you can never grasp it. Where oth-
er exhibitions lnive been satisfied with a
display of 1U0 cubic, feet of any special |
article, Chicago must have at least an
acre. Of whatever the world has see i
before this time, it now sees larger sp<
imens and more of them. This meai. i
for the visitor more steps, more fatigue,
more confusion, more time and mora
monev. —Scri 1 nier's.
A IlurKlur Alarm.
The other night people living near King
street were awakened by cries of "Help,'
"Thieves," "Burglars," etc., in a female
voice. The bold men hurried 011 their
clothes and rushed out iuto the night.
There'on a tin roof stood the figure of a
woman clad in a light wrapper, and in
tremulous tones she declared that there
were burglars down stairs. As she would
not venture down to unlock the door,
the men secured a ladder, and arming
themselves with clubs went up 011 tlm
roof and in through the window ar.d
down the stairs. But the burglars did
not show up or even the slightest trace
Down in the cellar, however, they
found a lighted lamp which the lady had
left there herself in the early evening
and forgotten about. A grown daugh-
economic system, but each having a dif- tcr, who was the only other occupant of
ferent solution. There were at the time, t|ie house, bad looked out of her window
I would say, 5,000 people on the com- jn the night, and, discovering a stream of
111011. A portion of them, to bo sure, out acro88 the lawn, called her
were drawn there to hear the baud music
furnished at the expense of the city.
One speaker was wading through tho
nice calculations of the single tax the-
ory and telling some 800 hearers that
America must soon choose between
ground rents or chaos.
At some distance, near the public gar-
dens, were heard the passionate appeals
of a long whiskered, orthodox revivalist.
On the brow of the hill an eloquent
woman was addressing a fine group of
socialists. She described in really thrill-
ing manner the effect of selfish competi-
tion upon the laboring women and girls
of Boston. Near by a scholarly looking
individual led his audience, which was
by no means small or impatient, up to
his belief in the approaching second ad-
vent of Christ. Near the band stand a
young minister, who had recently left
the pulpit apparently because lie could
not square his religion with the ethics
of cruel competition in business, was
talking to many interested hearers about
nationalism and advocating the practical
schemes of Edward Bellamy—govern-
ment ownership of the railroads, tele-
graphs. telephones, express companies
and the securing to the producer by law
an equal and just share in the things
Thei% was another group of revival-
ists and a seventh group of men, whom
I took to be proletarian socialists, ear-
nestly discussing economics in a conver-
sational tohe among themselves. Nor
did the scattering people about the com
mon escape the importunings of reform-
ers. Literature of all kinds, except |
such as get into the plutocratic news-
papers. was distributed upon every !
hand. In fact, poverty and political
economy had possession of Boston com- '
mon, and it has been so all summer.
To any one, who knows Massachusetts,
Sundays 011 the common, as any one
may see by going i 0, are more signif- .
icant even than a dozen strikes or a j
bread riot, and neither a band of music
furnished at public expense to calm the
multitude nor salaried revivalists can
dull the impression one gains of the sol-
emn discontent that is beginning to
sweep over Boston.
, Mason A. Green. |
tin. Ilmlc*-* Will Not Work.
Eugene V. Debs of the American Rail-
way union hits tho nail on the head
when he says that the attempt of some .
of tho railroads to take advantage of the
"hard times" to reduce Wages is not so
much for the saving for a few months,
as pretended, but with the knowledge
that it would take several years' effort
on the part of the men to have the stand-
"When any company has passed a div-
idend," says Mr. Delis, "and caused the
rich stockholders t > feel the pinch, then
it will be time to pinch the employees.
If the company had pursued a policy of
voluntarily raising wages when they
Were raised in thu past, the men would
be far more willing1 to heed the request
for a reduction without questioning the
assertion that it had become absolutely
Dr. Warner, a large corset mnnufac-
furer of Bridgeport, Conn., lias done an
unusual thing. His business became so
slack that he felt compelled to reduce
the working time in his factory to three
days a week and to lay off many of the
women and girls in his employ. But
recognizing a moral obligation which is
so generally ignored, ho refused to throw
upon the helpless workers the whole bur-
den of bad business. He lias provided
freo board for all the girls who are
thrown out of work by the curtailment
of operations in his factory and an-
nounces his purpose to continue this
benefaction while tho stagnation lasts.
He is thus sharing with his employees in
a time of distress the profits he has made
in better times.
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with the clerk <>f Canadian County in said
territory, praying the eountv to grant him
license 'to sell at retail malt, vinous ami
spirituous 1 iquors in the city of El Keiioon j
tlie corner Kock Island and Woodson Street. |
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dent would he found on the hack of n Canadian county, O. I , on the 26th
letter received two days before the ncci- j day of December. 1893, in an action |
dent occurred, together with the state
inent that the casualty was the result ol
the gripman's carelessness. He also
dreamed that all the witnesses against
him would commit suicide. The follow-
ing morning Elmborg found the lettei
described, and on its back were thG
names of 1(1 witnesses. Four of thost?
have committed suicide, and two mori!
witnesses have died natural deaths.—
rtiiupiMK Out a l.uke i'llr (tip.
Under what was once Lake Angeline.
near Ishpeming, Mich., are said to bd
the largest iron ore deposits ever discov
ered in the northwest. To get at tbesS
deposits ii|l tbo water in the lake, which
covered 100 acres and was 70 feet deep
in places, has been pumped out. It tool!
a pump delivering 20,000 gallons pet
minute from April until July, running
night and day, to empty the lake. Now
there is a bed of mud from 3 to 40 feet
deep, which it will tuke 10 months to
dig and pump out.—New York Tele-
II nut her I 'nr n llriiml.
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sota who, whenever he goes on a spree,
insists on p lying a year's subscription
to bis town paper. He h is air- aiiy paid
for the pa] 1 r until Jan. 1. 1087, and tho ' utlon
pi,-, as "ivition of Alab.mia is making
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liquor bo drinks.—New York Timei
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P. S. Kern is defendant, 1 will, on '
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3 do/, mens' paws,
119 pairs boots,
5 ladies jackets,
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1 13 do/., handkerchiefs,
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! 88 yards flannel,
46 pair gloves,
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25 yards jeans,
1 case laundry soap.
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person who advertised that ho wonM
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Grand river in Mis.-ouri a fence post «
an inundated farm bore this truthful
legend, "This place for sail."
Tobacco culture has been prohibited m
Egypt by a decree of the khedive. Those
found cultivating the weed aro fined
$1,000 per acre.
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Hensley, T. F. & Perry, D. W. The El Reno Democrat. And Courier-Tribune. (El Reno, Okla. Terr.), Vol. 4, No. 50, Ed. 1 Thursday, January 18, 1894, newspaper, January 18, 1894; (https://gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc159823/m1/3/: accessed December 2, 2020), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, https://gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.