Chicago, Jan. 17.- A gi-eat telegraphers' strike has been inaugnrated on the Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul sj-stem. The best information obtainable is to the effect that 500 operators and station agents are out. While it is not now expected that a tio-up will result, sucli a consequence is more than possible. The road is already seriously crippled in Iowa, Minnesota, Dakota, Missouri and in parts of lllinuis and Wisconsin. Trains will run ander great disadvantages. Chicago, Jan. 19. - There are no new developments n the railway telegraphers' strike, (ieneral Manager Earling-, of the Milwa-ii: se & St. l'aul road, says that only seventy-five men have quit work and that all their places have beenfilled. At the stvikers' headquarters, howevor. it is claimed that there are 850 men who have quit work.