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miZZZZ KOCE ISLASD, ILL., Fill DAY, AUGUST 10. 1S34 wrri r i i m
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Under the Auspices
West Ends vs. the
One on the Boat,
and one down on the
Davenport at i :3o,
2:30, 4:30 and 7:30
p. m. Rock Island
15 minutes later. The
last boat leaves the
Island at 1 1 130 p. m.
Come one, come all,
and spend your after
noon of rest in this
beautiful summer resort.
NO GO YET.
The Tariff Conferees Agree
Republicans Advised of the
A Deadly Duel Fought in the
City of Mexico.
General News Brought by
VUsnixG-rox. Anjr. 10. The re
publicans of the tariff conference
were this morning told that a disa
greement would be reported and
asked if they would a-;ree. Thcv
consented, and a disagreement will,
it is said, be reported this after
noon. A motion to discharge the con
ferees will follow the disagreeing re
The Situation In the War Cnnntrlrs.
San Fkaxcisco, Aug. 10 July 17
British mariners numbering S7
crossed the line of defense adopted
by the Japanese commander, and
there was a slight collision, but the
marines forced their way through in
order to go on dutv to protect the
British legation at Seoul. Thev were
not subsequently molested. The ex
citement in China is not so great as
in Japan. Ant i-missionare riots at
Funglaun and Shelalung are of the
most alarming chnracter, and the
American Presbyterian church at the
latter place has "been destroyed.
Irally Duel In .Mexico.
St. Louis. Aug. 10. A special to
the Globe-Democrat says that in the
City of Mexico yesterday Senor Jose
Vertstegui, chief of the" government
stamp department, was killed bv
Francisco Kolero, a well known con
gressman, in a duel fight about a wo
man. Prominent government offi
cial!! acted as seconds. There are
seven other duels being arranged for.
The Vigilant Crippled.
Cowes, Ang. 10. The Vigilant did
not appear for the start in the race
for the German emperess challenge
cup in the regatta this morning, f.nd
the Brittania went over the course
alone. There was much disappoint
ment. The Vigilant is in drv brick
.....a.a,unij w;i lift" liolidui
Caught Short lu Corn.
Siorx ClTV, In.. Ang. 10. Tlie bncket
shop ul Mnmtghuu & Co. has tailed. Tbey
were cnugnt snort in corn's bij jump.
Omaha. i.b., An. 10. The Ilawkeye
ComiuifMion company closed its doors. It
is one of tiie results of the high pressure
Another lnble Tragedy at Chicago.
ClllL'AUO, Aug. 10. J Mines lost in quar
reled with his wife and stepdaughter.
When John Stnbich interfered iu behalf
of the women U.-stia shot him nnd then
attempted buicide. ltoth uiea will prob
The people quickly recognize mer
, and this is the reason the sales of
Hood's Sarsaparilla are continually
increasing. Hood's is "on top."
IS ON TOP
Costs less than Half
and plsasas much better
than the over-priced and
Judge for yourself.
la Cans. At your Grocer's
Insurance and Loans.
Buy, sell and manage
property on commis
sion. Collect rents.
Room 4, Mitchell & Lynde b'ng.
w fcAUL.tO OUT AT OMAHA.
Dep.ty Sher,ff. rTc-aW. ,. Pre. !
Violence to Workmen.
Omaha. Aug. io. The state militia has
been sent to the scene of the strike.
Omaha, Ans. In. With SOT dedntiee on
the sc ene of the packing house strike the
-""j wiwv.cuw js t iirti. matters appears
little more quite on tda fcurface than be
fore. One hundred deputy sheriffs were
sent to the plants in the morning and at
night they were reinforced with 200 mora.
The deputies were armed with buggy
Ruokesno firearms being alloweL The
strikers refused to withdraw their picket
line at the approach of the officers, and
while avoiding a collision paid litte at
tcntion to the deputies. Q'tite a crowd of
new men arrived on the Burlington Inst
evening and a squad of special policemen
was sent from Cudahy's to escort them
to the house. Three or four striker;,'
pickets who were mounted on horses
hastened to J their headquarters and noti
fied the leaders.
Men Afraid to Go to Work.
A crowd went out to meet the new men,
but the special prlice would not let the
strikers get near uough to talk to them.
and beyond some mutteredrthreaU noth-
Tier woo c-iii.I , l.
.u ..oo ,,cu luomru qmi, work
insi uigui me U;llcrent packers told tliem
to return to work today or not, as they
saw fit, as they did not want any of their
men to endanger their lives nnd their fam
ilies in going to and from work. A grent
number of men did not show up for work
yesterday morning, and the -forces at the
packing honses were considerably less
than almost any day since the strike was
I'nrfcrrs in Favor of a Shnt Don.
The sentiment of the prkcrs is unani
mous in the determination to shut down
entirely for an indefinite period, and a?
Manager Foster, of Swift's. expre?s?d it,
"If a city, county and suite cannot give us
protection nnd do not care to protect the
great industries o South Omaha we can
stand it if they can, and as we were losing
money before the strike we are not going
to fight the strikers and lose more money;
ronj equently the best thing we can do is
to shut down entirely."
Cannot tJet a Warrant Served.
The puckers complain that they cannot
get a warrant served on any man after
complaints have been made. "oteven
aflT min nrrniiwt. trlinm ul to Imv.
been filed are pointed out to the police
aud constables will they serve the war
rants and you see," raid one of the pack
ers, '"with all the police and specials we
can get no protection or justice done and
we do not care to run if we cannot get
feprcimrn Assanlt on a "Scab."
List night as a workman was passing
from the packiug house two or three men
took after him. He siarte.l to run and in
a few seconds 1.000 men were after him,
shouting "scib" and other vile epithpts.
First one striker would hit the if?-.
tht. ti ti 1 f Tb -t-n V i rw t .-.(I
down aud ikicked. After he vhs oratt. .
and chased for two blocks the police final-
ly got between the mob and the man nnd
stopped the assault.
Kscnrted Home by Tnliee.
Cnnfam Connf!! UMtl s r.r.lrfr in ii.f.hl
, , , .. . -"""line roue -ss 01 ine . nneu iMaies. it
hand and swors he wonld shoot the first isj favo s coM. silver and paper as a
man wno continued the tight. Ihe police
escorted the man home. Later he eaid
that he would go to work in the mornme,
and that it meant death to the m.-in n he
assaulted him while he was minding his
own business. The conduct of the strik
ers iu this case is critici.-ied severely.
COLLISION OF TROLLEY CARS.
Twenty-five Persons Mure or Less Hurt
Ut of the Serionaly Injured.
HAZELTOX, Pa., Aug. 10. Twenty-five
people were iujured, some seriously, in
a collision between two trolley cars on the
electric road near Oakdale. Toe seriously
injured are: Motorman Scanlan, head
and face cut, body bruised; A. W. Drake,
head and face cut; William Ward, body
squeezed and face cut: Duvid Owens, of
Tamaqua, badly cut and bruised about
the head and face; Mr. Mcireehnn end
daughter, of Eliervale, cut; unknown
woman, arm broken: DiiJpprt), of
Freelnnd, face cut. WheiJ the collision
occurred the cars were going at a high
rate of speed in opposite directions.
'1 he passengers iu the car bound for this
city, which was an open one, saw the ap
proaching dancer and jumped for their
lives, falling among the rocks that lined
the road. The curs came too ther with a
terrific crash, thrcwing thos who re
mained in them to the ftjor and splinter
ing the fronts of the cars into kindling.
Not a single passenger escapei injury.
Among those who jumped from tlie open
car and fell oa the rock" was Mrs. (J.-orge
Boyle, of this city, who carried h baby
iu her arm. Beyond a few urni.1 moth
er and child CRCHjx d injury.
AECUT AS BAD A3 AN EARTHQUAKE.
Cave-iu Iuvulvcs rrierty Worth a Quar
ter of a Million,
StUAKToX, Pa., Aug. 10. A mine un
derlying part of the western portion of the
city has caved in for a l i-t.iuce of thtvc
blocks, affecting property to the extent of
t"J."iO,!0 and causing au excitement which
almcBt verges on (mine among the resi
dents of tlie locality. TneciVd-iu was
caused by robbing the pillars which sup
ported the roof of the mine, r or some
time past men have been takiug out those
supports iu the Diamond breaker of the
Delaware, Luckawauua and Western com
pany. With scarcely a moment's waruiug a
large section of the roof fell, carrying the
upier surfni with it. The property ex
tending from the corner of Fellows and
Eighth streets sank Irom one inch to
four fe-t. Tweuly-i'ight houses were
wretk-il nnd the inhabitants are desperate
from their loss aud 1rty of another c ve
m. No one was at work iu the mines
when the accident happened.
Iteluackauie KfetrlC4l 1'licuouieuou.
CltKKliK, ColoM Aug. 10. During a rain
storm here what appeared to ha three
balls of fire, each as large as a mau's two
fists, struck the ground simultaneously
within a radius of titty feet. As aoou ti
they struck the buds burst, throwing out
innumerable khi ks.
Of either cex, however Induce !, rrompily, thor
oushlf and permaiie tly cured. Sead 10 cents
in stampi for lanre Uinstratod ttsitire, Biatied lb
plaia sea' e 1 eavelone. World's Dispeossry Med
icat AttoclaUon, 3 Kaia street, Buffalo, S. T,
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-TVVnOI fTO. 4 T rilTtT
" XV ALUllVU.
Prepare for the Political Fight
fn the Fall.
LEADEE3 AHD PLATTOMIS CHOSEN.
Michigan' TrYotiinltlonlota Adopt the Ftm
Silver, te-to-1 Idea and Generally An
nes tlia rau!lttto Declaration A Knr
Scheme for Tarter Adjustment Action
' Taken tT the Mars-laud Win Mtiuiualt-
fled by Xun-I'ayment of Foil Tax.
Kalamazoo, Aug. 10. At the state
Prohibitiou convention held here the fol
lowing nominations were made: Gov
ernor, Albt-rt M. Todd, Kalamazoo; lieu
tenant governor, A. C. Wisner, Calhoun;
secretary or statu, Charlie D. Schermer
horn, HiIL dule; trensurer. It. D. Scott,
Oakland; tuJitor general, C K. Perrin,
Jacksou; attorney general, John Uibersou,
Clare; commissioner of state land office,
George Kotdofs, Kent; member of state
boiird of education, Harvey B. Hatch,
M.-tiquette; superintendent of public in
struction, l-'rtd M. White, Washtenaw:
I United State senator (long term). Johu
Kusll, Macomb county; short term.
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i'roressor Samuel Dickie, Alliion.
Points In the Platform.
The platform adopted after reciting the
evils of the liquor traffic and declaring in
favor of laws wiping out the whole busi
ness iu municipalities, state and nation,
declares in favor of free and unlimited
coinage of gold and silver at a ratio of 1G
to 1, supplemented by full legal tender
greenbacks and fractional currency in
sufficient ai-.ionnt to maintain a uniform
circulation jf fc0 per capita. It also fa
vors women suffrage and the set
tlement of disputes between la
bor and capital hy compulsory
arbitration: advocates the settlement of
tariff questions by nou-pnrtisan boards
and the election of XTuited States sena
tors by dire-1 vote of the people; also govj
ernment ownerships of railroads, tele
graphs, t' -pboues and other industries
of public character and necessity, when
they becotr monopolies to the exclusion
of r.ompe ition; demands that public
schools lie taught only iu English aud op
poses npptopriatiou of pnblic funds for
snpport of denominational institutions of
any kind. It also declares for rigid re
striction it immigration ana lavors a
' graduated iucome tax.
ConcrjMioual Candida ea Nominated and
a 1'latform Adopted.
BaltiM'i IE. Aug. la The state Prohi
bitiou co veutionat Ulyndon Park has
nominated congressional candidates as
follows: jecoud district, J. D. Parker,
Ilaltimore- Fifth district. Colonel J. C
Lee of I'-iuce George county for the
shorter u." iu, and W. 1L Silk of Anuc
conda for the loug term; Sixth district,
ju. Shoemaker, Montgomery
he plat form
j bsolfite rohi -ition f the li-uor tmrtm
i tlii. Kta . linil naXioa, and a-serts tnat
. (ile t.m(l , .om ju v rr .- u . snl,iect
()r wttl- lent by wav of compromise by
n . . V- , . .. .
cirni-.t'n n.,ii.,m n r .,n i t ...
i a,.- .!, , .trw.ti, .t
man stiff ige and government control of
the railro .ds and telegraphs.
f.'j oniing lcniorrats.
Chutes ce, Aug. 10. In the democratic
state conv -utiou the committee on resolu
tions subt iiud a modification of the reso
lution offt red denouncing the attempt of
the admit 1st rat ion to place t be country on
a gold bai s. The committee eliminated all
nference to the udmiuist ration. The
platform adiptei favored the free and
utdimiUd coinage cf silver at the ratio of
16 to 1, d nounees the Democratic aup
porterj of the senate tariff bill and pro
nounces 'he Wilson bill ouly a partial
f uiUllmei of the pledges of the last Dem
ocratic na ional convention, favors au iu
come tax, dedans iu favur of selecting
seuators 1 y pupular vote.
lijl.or Nominated lurConrtm
G'KMNt., Ia., Aug. 10 The Demicmtic
congrcssi' mil convention of the F.ightli
tiistnet cf Iowa nomiuatetl F. Q. Stunrt,
tditor of the Chariton Democrat, unani
TEiiliE iACTE, Aug. 10. George Wash
ington Faris was nominated for congress
in this, t!:o Sixth Indiana district, by the
Republican convention, defeating 'Colonel
Thomas Nelson, ex-minister to Chili
and to Mexico.
I?an't Puid His Ioll Tax.
ST. Ixi is, Aug. I1'. A special to The
Hepublic from Little llock. Ark., says:
D. E. BarUer, the Ponuliat candidate in
this state for governor, has not lutid his
poll tax. rnd is, therefore, ineligible to
hold otlicj in the state. Tho discovery
was mad.; by the receipt of a letter from
bts home county. Drew, stating that he
bad not aid his poll tax fur three years
An Kdacatlunal Qualification.
ALBANY, X. Y., Aug. 10. Among the
recommendations to be made to the con
stitutional convention by the suffrage
committee will be one that ability to read
and write shall be a ierquisit to exercise
the electie franchise.
Federation and Knights at War.
PlTTSlifUG. Aug. 10. The American
Federatioa of Labor is waging a warfare
against the Knights of Labor. The Brew
cry orknieu s union has issued a rircu
lar denouncing the local K. of L. officials
for adopting a scale lower than that of
the anion, andalleging that tbey are in
collusion with the brewery proprietors to
destroy unions nfflilmted with tne A. F
L. The K. of L. officials deny this.
Philadelphia Opticians FaiL
Philadelphia, Aug. 10. (jieen & Co.,
incorporated, one of the oldest firms of
opticians in this city have made an as
signment lor the benefit of creditors. As
signee Gray will not make a statement
uutil Monday. The compauy had a capi
tai uf ,0j0l
Cowboy Attacks a 1'rto-st.
Mahdan, X. D., Aug. 10. A drunken
cowboy named Collins attacked Father
Wilhelm at tbe latter' house. He at
tempted to pound the priest over tbe bead
with a eari ridge belt and waa shot
Uixouca tiac aiinuluer. Lis vill raaavtiC
A GREAT MEN'S SUIT SALE
Big Store. Blue Front.
Tri-City Ball Park
Davenport, Rock Island and Moline
Eight Evenings, Com. AUGUST 12
Brilliantly Lighted AmphitheatreThe Greatest Pyrotech
nical Spectacular Pageant Ever Produced,
Three Beautiful Ballets
Including Hassan Ben Mi's Troup of Bedoin Arabs, 22 in Number.
Marvelous Battle Scene An Enormous Stage Beautiful
Scenery Band of 40 Pieces.
General admission 50c. Excursions on all railroads and steamboat lines.
RESERVED, SEATS may now be had at Thomas' Drug Store, Rock
Island; Clendenin's Drug Store, Moline; and Fluke' Book Store, Davenport.
Must Have More Room
Is the word that comes from our proprietors, who are in
the eastern markets buying an immense stock of
Fall and Winter Clothing.
We marked prices down from our former low prices all
last month. C .t now we have jumped on them again.
has now started
Our windows are full of them. We have more in
$5 is the Price.
Lots of them, worth more than double. None of them
worth less than double. You can't afford to miss this sale.
Impossible to miss the place.