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ROCK ISLAND ARGFS.
BCCX KLAED. ILL. 8aTUZ.D.T. JAUTJAUT S3, 1S34.
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RtaKto Vast-, Tfcraa
Proceedings in the National
House This Morning.
I Ex-Minister Stevens Before
the Senate Committee. ,
Eleven of the Reading Col
lieries to Suspend.
The Chicago Bee Hive Heav
ily Damaged by Fire.
Wasiiixgtox. D. C. Jan. 20. The
stale departments Willi' dispatches
may ro the bouse totlay. l nerr is
no session of the senate. The house
bill providing for a uniform system of
advertising for supplies was concur
Kx-Minister Stevens was before the
I senate committee on Hawaii this
morning, bat told nothing new.
k FC3T TO CEEIECIZER.
uur prices are . unques
tionably the lowest
"We lead" in low
PwTrsviLLB. Pa.. Jan. 20. Orders
for the Reading Coal and Iron com
Innnv to suspend 11 of their largest
I collieries were issue.l today.
MHar VMM.' Caaalltloa.
Philadelphia, Jan. It) Mr. Child
rested comfortablv last night, and
his condition this morning is favor
Ta fwlwt tha mmm win.
Sew York, Jan. 2). A. P. Stan
ford, brother of the late Senator
Stanford, will contest the will of the
Ciiicaoo. Jan. 20. The Bee Hive
iry goods bouse was uamagcu n-iu,-
1000 by tire this morning.
Mas Lrft In a Had iluarar.
CoLCMnts. O.. Jan. . A nnnmittee of
miners from New sstraitsville wmtrti on
lrvltlrat Jubnwn. ol the llnrklni; Coal
and Iron company, and exiirimtti their
willingness to accept 'the cutoff cent
for a ton of mined coal. Johnson refused
to accept the eoncrsaton unit it na ac
companied with the unender rruin
rwrs waicn n claim sire iu- ud
leatigfc Tu aiinetntrnn a
Haw Mu; tlai Ammyf
PirrsBURO, Jan. SO. Frank Williams.
who had cuanvlvd with the woman, en
tered the house of Cora Harris, colored, at
Jeannette, Pa., with the evident intention
Ol killing her and t-esnn liriug Ms n-vol
One shot took eltert in the back of
J. H. Adli-v. an ex-polk-rmsn: another
struck the Hum woman in ibe breiitt,
and a third hit an unknown man la the
What. t with Mlwmrl taw?
ST. IjOUIa, Jan. SO. The recent lynching
IB St. Louis county and the smre prelimi
nary to one Thurviny niht. topvther with
the freuuencv of crimp inciting such
reitgeance, have h-d to the tukitiu of steiM
to organise a viguiwr committee. The
work of preparation is bring done quietly,
but nonirh is known to warrant the asser-
tlon thnt such a body is all but formed.
rtfeMfcl Lm af Lias.
VICTORIA, It. C. Jan -J0 Advices from
China by the steamship Empress of Japan
ays: An eannquaKe ol Ktvat magnitude,
drvaata.lng an area of U.OW MUare miles,
dcmrred In the Tiuetnn district of Kada
and a bordering province Auiz. !S last.
Eight hundred and four house belonirina
to native and Tibetan soliliers ami their
families were buried. Swwuty-four lamas
t and 13? Chinesa aud Tibetans
wen killed and many were wounded.
C Sill of Imrii M. CMMa.
Philadelphia. Jan. au TUe condition
of George W. Child, who was Mixed with
an alarming attack of vertigo as ha was
preparing to leave The Public Lodger
at reported Iiivurnlile. His nlivsi
dan said be had a good niubt and rested
omfovtabt jr. but ha u sUll considered a
rery sick man.
asifc flaaavrtd at loo.ooa.
SAX Fbascisi-o, Jan. SO.-H. M. Leon
ard, the arrested ex-manager of the Santa
Clara bank, is sick In this city. He will
be moved to the Han Jose JaiL it U esti
mated that be and Cashier llavward Dill.
TON STORE. Studv " b"nk "! "..
Don't be Misled by Coun
We are the cause of the gen
nine bargain, and so do
not dc mislead, it is
to your interest to come
directly to THE BOS-
our advertisements very
NATIONAL FARMERS' ALLIANCE.
The Faraaalate i
OSka far tha Tear.
CHICAGO, Jan. SO. Two sesaiona of tha
National Farmers alliance were held. The
first one waa preliminary to tha fourteenth
annual meeting, which began at S o'clock
in tha afternoon. Both aesMoua were se
cret, and tha members declined to say
anything about tha proceedings. Tha
platform declares that as farmers pay most
af the taxes they should elect a pro rata
share of legislators; demands a monetary
system free from private manipulation.
the prohibition of alien ownership of land,
government ownership of means of trans
portation and communication, the election
of president, vice president, nited States
senators, and postmasters by direct vote of
the people, and equal suffrage for women.
the enactment of the I latch-Washburn an
ti-option lull, the prohibition of food adul
teration, and the passage of Senator Hill's
bill giving states the right to tax goods in
original packages. Resolutions were also,
adopted denouncing Secretary of Agricul
lure Morton lor his opposition to the or
ganixathm of farmers. The final clause of
the resolution was:
Resolved, That whatever Mr. Morton
may represent be does not represent tha
agricultural Interests of the United States-
ami that. Irrespective of party, we urgent
ly request bis resignation from his present
The annual election of officers resulted as
follows: President, Klwood Furnas. Neva
da, la.; secretary, August Post, Moulton;
vice presidents, JK. Furrow, Garvin, Is,;
William Toole. Hai-adoo. Wk; T. J.j
Meighn. Forestville. Minn.; W. A. Kelsey.
Dun fee, Ind.; A. S. Brewer, Tamnico. Ills.;
W . Arrowamith, Colfax. Waah.: Theo
dore Bedard, Frenchtown.Mont.; Jay Bur
rows, IJncoin, eb.; lecturer, George E.
Iawrence, Marion, O.; assistant lecturer
and treasurer, 11. F. Ravens, St. John,
ash., J. II. ann-rs, tlwiuui. In.; edura
tional board, Milton George, Chicago: E.
J. Bye. West Mend, la.; J. Burrows, Lin
coln. Neb.; George F. ljiwrence. Marion.
O. The executive committee is composed
of the president, vice presidents and secre
TO ENJOIN CARLISLE.
Knight af Labor CJalaa lata Caart Ore
the Baad lame.
BALTIMiiRR. Jan. SO. A special to The
News from Philadelphia says: The fol
lowing dispatch was sent from the
Knights of Labor headquarters after con
sultation among the officers present to J,
R. Sovereign, general master workman.
K. ol I.., at lies Moines, la.
"Secure counsel and go before the United
States supreme court immediately. En
ter injunction proceedings against Carlisle
restraining him from issuing ftjO,0U0,UW of
bonds. The Interests of the people upon
whom the bnrden of all taxation to pay
the interest and principal of these fall re
quire that you should immediately take
this step against the secretary of the treas
ury. eniuing him from incurring any fur
t her del while the resources of the gov
ernment if properly applied are sucf&cieut
to meet all lawful demands.
"Jons W. Hates,
"General secretary and treasurer K.ofP."
The following telegram was received' in
reply ly Secretary Hayes:
Caae submitted to counsel. If there is
reasonable grounds on which to force a
standing in court injunction proceedings
will begin at once. J. K. Sovkkeiun.
Ueneral Master orkmaa."
SHOWED HIS GRIT.
Council Bluffs" Sheriff U the
PREPARED TO DO HIS WHOLE DUTY.
01 jrears conimciK iim in UMtt.
Piinsu as taa Salt ttaaartlea,
SAblXAW, Mich., Jan. 3n.-Keporta read
.i.. .nnml mjMrtinfr fit t T !..!.;...
Carefully. They appear ISalt company showed a decrease in the
Ianlt pronuciion oi me staie or wu.aw
barrels. Salt is now selling for 10 cents per
barrel leas than last year. There are still
averal manufacturer outside this state
and we offer ss-mething corporation.
new twice a week.
ay Mate Maa Dead.
BorroX, Jan. Governor William
GaatoO. one of tha greatest lawyers and
most prominent Democrat of the state, la
dead. Re was admitted to the bar in 1M4
and was mayor of Boston during the streat
ore. In ! t he was eiectco governor of the
Male by 1M majority over Talbot.
Two bora of 8 years, onr Berlin cor-
renpondent Karus, have fonght a duel
with pistols at Uhent In the rrtrsenceof
two other ocbooIbtiTs, who acted as
seconds. One of the boys is reported to
have been killed by a shot through the
bead. London Kews.
' Ta Be Sara.
Cnsotner Among the other Hems on
this bill you've got "four and a half hours'
IN worked just xacur four
i by the clock.
r Ilsnswr lea, air. but It took me
half a boar to makeout the bUL-Chicago
Es-Frlest McXasaara Arrested.
Kansas City, Jan. SO. J. V. McXamara,
the ex-Catholic priest, to whose lecture
last Tuesday night the riot at Turner hall
largely due, was arrested on the
charge of slandering the directors of a
hssl convent. Iapera were made out by
the prosecuting attorney. Justice 1 jitham
remained at the Jail until a late' hour so
thnt McXamara might be bailed out by his
friends; but up to a late hour he waa still
locked up. McXamara was found In the
house'of a relative. The officers were told
the ex priest was mrt in, but they insisted
on searching the premises and found him
secreted in a closet in the garret, the door
of which had to be liroken in as McXamara
refused to give up the key.
Fatal right Hrtween Brathm-ia-Lasr.
SULLIVAN". Ills., Jan. SO. Milton Bond
and Charles Colt, brothers-in-law, fought
here as the result of long standing family
troubles. Hood was she in the left tem
ple and died shortly after. Colt was shot
in the left thigh, the bail striking the lliign
bone and glancing upward into the alslo
men. His wound may prove fataL Ilia
coroner's jury instructed that Vtlt he held
to await the action of the grand jury,
Both participants in the shooting are young
men of good families. Their homes are
in Xelson township. Colt is a school
Twa traa Maaea.nd.
SntnoYGAX Falls, Wis., Jan. SO. While
Miss Bella, Leighton and her sister, Mrs.
Dinsmore, were coming from their home,
which is about one mile from this village.
to attend the farmers' institute which is
being held here, they were approached by
some unknown person, who knocked Miss
Belle Leighton senseless and Knocked
hole in the bead of Mrs. Dinsmore. He re
lieved the women of their watches but
overlooked the money they had. The mar'
shal and his deputies are in pursuit of tha
Dismissed mm Ceaeral Irl Bel ales.
LAN&I30, Mich., Jan. 20. There are no
new developments in the sensation with
reference to the error in returns of the
state officers' saury amendment vote. The
state canvassing board is examining the
returns. The two clerks who tabulated
the returns in the secretary of state's office
have been dismissed on general principles.
s Trlli a Met Ha mm Defend His Praise
ev with HI Ufc Ti frees CaUed Oat
aad tha Igaihasg Crowd Dtsa
right With CaavtaSa la Alabama An
Osaeae Kill 'Taa as. Ja Train Heahars
Write a Latter. - '
Cocncil Butt fa, lit.. Jan. sa Leon W.
Lozier, a well-known sprinter of this city,
attempted to commit a ratae on little Mad
eline Anderson, tha a-yeaf-old daughter of
Chris Anderson. The chsjd's clothing was
nearly torn from her body and she waa
somewhat injured, though not seriously.
Loxier waa caught at Omaha and placed in
tha county Jail, and loud threats of lynch
ing were heard. When taken to jail he
was followed by an excited crowd, and
liohier urged the officers to hasten, as he
was afraid he would be lynched. He de
nied the crime, but the Evidence is strong
against him. ..
A large crowd surrounded the county
jail where leon Ixizier iS)Confined, bent on
lynching him. It waa tavnurht that noth
ing could save him for awhile, as the mob
grew larger hourly. Sheriff Hazen made
a speech saying that he would defend the
prisoner with his life. The Dodge light
guards were called oat and promptly ar
rived on the scene, when the crowd that
had surrounded lbs Jail dispersed. The
excitement is intense and not hing would
tave l.ozier but an ever-powering force of I
LETTER FROM TRAIN ROBBERS.
They Say Their Last Jab raid Them Fretty
Well, Thank Tan.
St. Josith, Mo., Jan. 80. Xo arrests
have been made in connection with the
train robbery. The sheriff's force and po
lice department claim to have several peo
ple under strict surveillance, but as yet
have made no move toward any arrests.
It Is hardly likely that any additional
ward will be offered, the oflicers here be
lieving that the robbery na the work of I
the same gang which held the "Eli" last
week, and for whose arrest a reward of
fci.WHi is now offered.
The Daily News, of this city, has received
a letter from soma parties claiming to be
the robbers. It was written on an ordinary
sheet or note paper, with a lead pencil.
mailed at the city postoflice Thursday
night, and it Is as follows:
"1 wish to state through The News, and
give the city officers our regards. We are
in good health and do not fear them, and
will not bot her your railroads for awhile.
We made a little mouev last night and
have a little to live on for awhile, and
our capture is imposaibla. So good-bye for
awhile. W e remain yours trulv." It Is
igned "F. D., a a. S. C. and K."
CONVICTS WERE DESPERATE
Cat Oat of Prlsea with the Help af Dyna
mite A ratal right.
Birmingham, Ala., Jan. SO. A posse or
ganize! by Sheriff J. F. Dexter, of Blocton,
had a terrible battle at Goethe, ten miles
from Pratt City, with four of a gang of
seven convicts who escared from the Ten
nessee Coal and Iron companv's stockades
st Pratt City. Sheriff Dexter was killed
and Jim Davis, one of the convicts, fatally
wounded. Two other convicts were cap
tured. The posse Is In pursuit of the rest.
The seven convicts who escaped were
beaded by Jim Morrison, a noted horse
thief and bandit. They had procured ;
lot of dynamite with which they blew
down the iron gates ta the mines aud kept
the guards at bay. One cartridge struck
near Guard John Pattoa and exploding
inflicted fatal wounds. The convicts also
used two shot guns and a pistol mysteri
ously secured, to advantage. It was in
pursuit of them the baltlo occurred this
Mate Will ray the Casts
PEORIA. Ills., Jaa. SO. An important
and long-continued trial has jn?t come to
an end through tha dismissal of the so
called "lumpy Jaw" cattle cases, in which
the state board of live stock commissioners
were tried for ordering th killing of cat
tle affected with actiuom). cosis. The cases
were on hearing the second time, but the
disease having been proved non-contagious
the live stock commissioners dis
missed the case and agreed to pay the
Whttaa Asa base ail ea Hjr IMarks.
Al'Gl'r-TA, Ga., Jan. 20. Uioting of tte
grues against whites at Rouse Kidge, S.
C, proves worse than anticipated. Paul
Green is dead and Rhett Green will die
from wounds received. The battle was in
an ambuscade set by negroes to prevent a
white constable's posse from arresting a
negro desperado named Jude. . The offi
cers were betrayed, it is alleged, by a white
man, who will be lynched if caught.
Nrw Yoke, Jan. 20. The death score in
the Delaware, Lackawanna and Western
accident at Ilackensack was increased to
eleven by the death of Charles K. Minch-
aer. at 8C Mary s hospital, nononen.
Edwin M. Clarke and Christian Arnold
who wera hurt in tha wreck, are both in
an exceedingly critical condition.
Lata mt "Qwest-" Maaey la St. Xeahv
St. Lotns, Jan. SO. An unusually large
number of counterfeits is not the a
trouble from which St. Louis is suffering.
During ton last two or three days a large
number of "raised" bills srs found to be
ha circulation, most of them being
raised to tens. There is no clue to the
nitty ones save that it is known that the
SAX&RICE, ROCK ISLAND, J LL
Are You Money-Tight?
We are overstocked in OVERCOATS, and
will unload at a great sacrifice. Don't delay, as
now is your chance to buy less than manufac
Overcoats worth OO now $197
Overcoats 5 00 " 2 98
Overcoats ' 7 00 3 99
Overcoats " lO OO 698
Overcoats 15 00 " 9 98
Overcoats " 18 OO . 12 97
Overcoats " 20 oo " 13 99
Overcoats " 25 oo ' 17 69
Children's Ulsters at from 25 to 50 per cent
less than regular price. We do just as we ad
vertise. We must unload the always busy
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TOURIST SLEEPER TO NEW
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J. F. LEE. Dist. Pass. Agent,
232 S. Clark St., Chicago.
Oar Purpose In Advertising
is to let everybody who buys clothing that's all Man
kind here about know that onr fall suitings are in, and
that the finest ever displayed in the city. .Ton an res
pectfully invited to call and am the latest in patterns
and styles, in fall and winter wear.
J. B. ZTTtTTtTFiR;
Catt, and leave your order
8tab Block Opposttx Harks House
First Class Limited Rate, -
Second ' - -
Ronnd Trip to Puiret Sound
and North Pacific coast
points, - - -
San Francisco, First Class,
Second Class, ...
398 Robert St. 127 Third St. So.,
(Hotel Rjan) (Guaranty Bid)
St. Paul. Minneapolis,
or Union Depots.
PRICt IS OH ALL CAMS,
to Br crnuinir.
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I c5 1 Si O e
Ask Tear flrwr tar Tkcss.
Tha Christ "Otsran"' m
with a replete stock of Fall
and Winter Suitings at No.
1707 Second avenue, in the
store formerly occupied by
H. D. Folsom.
And Most Stylish
The Young America
And All-Night Lunch Counter.
810 CTemtwtli Ct.
Contractor and Builder.
Bsaldaiioe. 410 &rnth attract.
Mils an paaasd by a wonvsa.