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ROCK ISLAND ARGU
VOL. XLm. UO 242.
BOCK ISLAND, ILL., WEDNESDAY, JULY 31, 1895.
PSIC3 TUBES GS3T8.
II EDS KEMAIX QUIET
Troops Probably in Jackson's
Hole by This Time.
TROUBLE WILL LIKELY BE 8ETTTED
And Nobody Low Hi Scalp Latest Re.
ports from the Been of the Scare Set
tlers Go on Guard Holy Tbeodore Kooee
elt Tell What Urn Know of Mr. Los
II an tine Practices Elks il.DrbUrtt by
Waskisqtox, July 31. General Scho
fleld ha received the following tele'
gram from headquarters of the dopart
inent of the Platto at Omaha, date! July
'i'J: "A courier arrived at Market Lake
this morning ru porta that when he left
General Coppingcr's troops last night in
formation bad just been brought in by a
runner from Marysvalo that all is qulot
there. The Lcnibi ngent telegraphs that
only three of bis Indians are supposed to
bo in the Jackson Hole country and that
there is no indication that others will
join tho uprising there." The army ot
llciaU regard this Information a favor
able to nn early and peaceful termination
C (,Vlie Jackson's ilolo disturbance. The
troops were duo to arrive at Jackson's
Hole ycstorilay afternoon.
bettler Uo oa the Warpath.
LamjLU, Wy., July 31. Fifty thor
oughly armed and equipped horsemen
have gone to liig Wind river. They were
to bo joined by thirty-flvo more mounted
men nt Hone Creek and will pick up
such recruits as may bo found along the
route. Their destination is tho vicinity
of Union Pass, so that they might hold
oil any hostile who shouid coma through
nny of tho passes leading from Jackson's
liolu. The men went out in two section
only a few minutes apart. The first squad
was in command of Arthur M. Spark
hawk, ex- tlierill of the county. The soo
ond was headed by Sboriff Grimmet.
Mays Ue saw Twenty II umocks.
Telegraphic orders bavo been received
from Governor Kichards by the cum
muiidor of company B, C. X. U., to co
operate with tho civil authorities for the
protect ion of the people of tho county.
Tho pnHScs lending into tho Lander Jval
ley will be guarded and timely warning
be given if tho hostile are driven this
way liy the military. Frank Lowe, guide
and Indiuu lighter, reports twenty liun
nucks camped in Little Poopaogio canon,
nineteen miles directly south of tho city.
It was said they wore on no hostile mis
sion, fimply skulking around the
mountains to get out oj harm's way and
doubrkas with ua eyo to future business.
THEODORE ROOSEVELT'S VIEW.
What lie Thinks of Jack.oh's Dole and
the Itinuock Indian.
New Yokk, Jnly ai. lu speaking of
tho Uunnuek Indian trouble President
Uoosevclt, of tho police commissioners,
said that tho wttrst calamity that could
befall uu Indian was to allow him to kill
gauin. Sinking from wide experience
Hoosevelt said tho Indian's salvation lies
in his becoming clvilizl, ami conse
quently he should b kept from wild
sport as mu:h as possible. Hoosevelt
ild tb.it the U innnck Indian generally
were considered a f rit-ndly tribe, and not
by nny mean "bid Indium," such n
the SIdux and Arapahoe. They nro very
bravo and will light liko fiends when
According to the commissioner they
have a gn. it desire for fame, but the only
fame they understand is to be gained by
gathering scalps and stealing horse,
liooncvelt wa out in Jackon's Holo in
ls'.tl nnd mixed a groat deal with the B in
nocks nnd tho S-hoshoncs. lie nays there
lias alwnys bwn more or less friction be
tween the tettlcrs and tho Indians over
tho hootimr of elk. Tho Indians, he
lys, have the right to shoot game under
tliclr treaty, but the state law forbid the
killing of game, nnd this 1 where tho
trouble begins. The Indian slaughter
tho gain i lu a wholesaiu manner. Tin y
Hurroiind a herd of elk or cattle and will
kill every uno in sight.
Hoosevelt explained that tho outlawed
bucks are tho greatest danger threaten
ing tho western settlers. Thee are
young Indians ranging from Y2 to Si
years old, whose fathers declare they will
not bo responsible for their acts. When
hunting game, Hoosevelt says, they
stretch out in lino and uso a peculiar
whistle to lure tho elk within range. Tbey
then surround tho frightened animals,
nnd after closing In on them butcher
them by hundreds. The commissioner
mlil thnt game abounds in Idaho. Even
as late as his visit to Jackson's Holo ho
had rcen elk In such tremendous herds
that their antlers resembled a forest of
Scare It Traveling South and EnU
Chkyknnb, Wya, July 31. The Indian
scare Is spreading to the south and east
of Jackson's Hole, and settlers in Fre
mont county aro becoming alarmed.
Governor liichards ha received tho fol
lowing from Dr. W. Lovejoy, of South
Pass, In the Miners' Delight mining dis
trict: "Thero is a band of from 100 to 3 JO
Indians within a half-day's ride of this
place. They are all bucks, and things
look shady hero. V hove plenty of am
munition and men but need guns. Can
you send a few stands of anusf "
Shortly after the receipt of the above
tho following was received from Lead
stone, In the same district: "Can you
send us guns? Indians are near here."
Protection for Shipping and Agrtca.lta.re
Philadelphia, July 31. a number of
gentlemen from all parts of the United
States prominently connected with agri
cultural and ship building interests met
here and adopted resolutions declaring
that as shipping and agriculture can re
ceive no benefit from duties on imports
congress Is called upon to extend the pro
tection system to those two Industries, as
long as protection Is a national policy, by
putting an export bounty on agricultural
products and giving a bounty to Ameri
can shipping in the foreign trade.
Leu U.m te Drews,
Siorx Falls, & V., July 81. Albert
Larson, 12 years old, while swimming in
the Sioux river with playmates, was
pushed from a spring board and never
came to the surf act
LIBERIAN EMIGRANTS RETURN.
They Give an Unlovely Pictnra or LU la
the African Kepnb;fo.
Philadelphia. July 31. At the Way
farers' lodge, Lombard street, homesick
and destitute, nro three nogrocs from
Arkansas who have returned from Li
beria, whither they went as colonists
tome months ago. Of nearly a hundred
Sompanions in tho expedition some aro
said to bave died of Rt at vat ion and others
are eking out a wretched existence in
Africa. The three men aro farmers of
Jefferson county, Arkansas. Frank Shel
ton, ono of tho men, has a wife and four
children there; J. U. Tucker, another, has
a family, and Kbjn z.t Kussell, the third,
is unm.irriod. They say tho International
Migration society, of Birmingham, Ala.,
offered twenty-fivo acres of land to every
colonist and used as endorsement tho
name of Bishop K. M. Turner, of At
Tho subscribers were required to pay
1401 in advance ty installments and
their passage to Savannah. In return
they wcro to bo given their passage, food
and tho land on arrival. The ship sailed
in March for Monrovia with ninety-seven
colonists, who were in tho care of the so
ciety's secretary. Tho men declare they
were simply dumped ashore und allowed
to shift for themselves. A score ot their
comrades died of climatic fever and some,
it was reported, perished by starvation.
Work could not be secured and tho fl.-sh
of dead animals and suaUe was aoiz.-il
upon with avidity for food. Shelton and
his two neighbors saw no hope for them
in tho colony and succeeded in obtaining
passage to Liverpool, and thence to Phil
adelphia. POUCE FIGHT AT OMAHA.
Prospect of Two Kurrin and IHoodsbed
Attorney tie aural. Position.
OMAHA, July 3L This city is much
worked up over the now polico law,
known as tho A. P. A. law, that goes into
effect tonight. Two police forces nnd
perhaps bloodshed aro imminent, G v
ernor Holomb has written a letter ask
ing that tho new police board under the
tho law be not appointed until the ques
tion of the law's constitutionality has
been decided, and citizen hero hnvo ud
dressed a petition to tho attorney general
and tho board having the appointment of
the new board begging them to accept the
Tho attorney general declines and asks
wliuu we m:li thing to end if ono set
of men have tho right to refuse to oliey
a rogularly pussoi law until the siiprem
ccurt has passed upon it. Tho du'.y of
the citizen, ho soys, is to obey a law u i
til it is declared invalid. I'.o tells f:ie
governor that if nny blood is shed it will
bo on his head. Ho offers to Join with
the governor iu getting an opinion on
tho law ufter it ha gone into effect.
Salvador Is as I'.ttal, Thank Von,
CJTV OF Mexico, July 31 Private ml
vices from tho republic of .Salvador stato
that tho country is on the vergo of an
archy, there no longer being any protec
tion to life or property. Murders nro
committed with impunity and recently
tho polico assassinated a reputable citi
ten of tho capital city. President Gutier
rez is unequal to ids position and his cabi
net is made up of heterogeneous elements.
Including fervent Rjiua-i' Catholics,
rampant atheists, agnostics, Free Masons,
Liberals and Conservatives, who pull In
End of the Gotham Tailors' Mrike in View.
New Yokk, July 31. Tho contractors
are coming forward in such numbers to
accede to the demands of tho striking
tailors that it appears probable that the
striko will soon bo ended. More than
sixty contractors have signed the agree
ment, and at a result 2,M) tailors re
sumed work at their benches this morn
ing. Boat Missing with Aberdeen's Son Aboard.
Milwaukee, July 31. Tho yacht Sun
licum is missing and nothlngcan ba heard
ot her. She hus on board tho son of tho
Earl of Aberdeen, 1.3rd Cecil Haddo, two
other prominent young Canadians and a
Darrrtt Krrover li t Mind.
Santa Citrz, Cal., July 31. I). K Bar
rett, who accused himself of tho Kmnmul
church murders, has lcen released from
jail, having recovered from his hallucina
tion that he was tho murderer ot Blanch?
Lamont nnd Mis Williams, whose deaths
ure charged to Durrani.
Aaranla Arrives Safely.
XEW Vouk, July 81. The cause of tho
delay of tho Junarder Aurania was tho
fracture of cae main steam pipe on the
iOth inst. It was repaired after a stop of
thirty-seven hours, and the vessel has ar
rived in this port safely with all well ua
llccotd. on the Diamond.
CRICAGO, July SI Baso ball scores
by National League clubs are: At Pitts-
linrir t'hiriurt i PltrcKui... ft . . UKila.
dolphin Brooklyn 5, Philadelphia 1J;
ad uouiRvme cfc. Louis Louisville lo;
at Washington Mew York 17, Washing
Fresno Court Home UuroeJ. '
Fkesso Cal.. July 3). The court homo
In this city burned. Only tho hall ot rec
ords was saved. The lo.s is estimated at
flou.oov, most of which is covered by in
surance. Accident to eenator Stewart.
WashivctoS, July s:. Senator Stew-
art, of Nevada, met with a painful acci
dent lost night, In alighting from a car
bis kee caught in the handrail and dislo
cated the knee-cap.
Another Advance In Nail.
PiTTSDIIMi. July 31. The Wire Nail
Manulacturers' association will advance
the prices ot nails 50 cents pec keg in the
price lists that will be sent out tomorrow.
Strike That Was soon Settled.
Cleveland, July 31. The coal heaven
on the fueling docks struck for higher
wages. A settlement was at once made
by granting an increase of 1 cent per ton.
Tired women need to have th'r
blood purified and enriched by Hood's
Sarsaparilla. It will give them
trength and health.
WAR AT THE MIXES
Two Deputy Sheriffs Killed by
a Discharged Negro.
BATTLE BETWEEN EACES FOLLOWS.
And It Is Reported That Several Xegroes
Were Killed Attempt to Arrest the
Negro Urine on the Trouble the End of
Which Is the Ront of the Colored Forces
Latest Developments in the Holmes
Case Not Startling.
EinMlSGHAX, Ala., July CL Tho min
ing town of Brookside, fifteen miles west
of hero, is in a state of panic ovjr a race
riot resulting in the death of two deputy
sheriffs and a r umber of negroes. Tho
fight, which lasted for over an bour, was
between an organized band ot white
miners, headed by Deputy Sheriffs A. T.
Wood and Joel Baxter, who were trying
to arrest Jim Diggers, a negro, and a
crowd of tho latter' s friends. Over 130
shots were fired. Mino Boss Cnlverhousc,
of the Sloss Iron and Steel company, dis
charged Biggers for a violation ot the
mino rules. Bigjers remained about the
place making threats. He refused to leave
the company's premises, nnd a warrant
was sworn out for his arrest for trespass
ing. Bigger Proves a Deadly Shot.
Deputy Sheriff Wood and Special Dep
uty Joel Buxtcr went to arrest Biggers.
As they approached Biggers flrcd upon
them with a Winchester rill 3. A bullet
passed through Wood's head and another
through his heart, killing him Instantly.
Baxter was mortally wounded, but was
able to get back to the camp and give tho
alarm. Tho white miners at ouco organ
ized and went to arrest Biggjrs. Tho lat
ter in tho meantimo had called in a num
ber of his negro iriends, and whon tho
two parties met a pitched buttle resulted,
tho negroes fln illy il;oing " to tho woods.
Ic was said that half a dozen or moro
were shot down, several of whom were
killed outri'-ht and the others badly
wounded. Whether any of the whites
were wounded cannot bo learned. The
names of the killed nnd wounded negroes
could not be ha I. cither.
Peur an Uutbreuk of Negroes.
Tho town nt Brooks! do is in a state ot
great cscitement, every man iu town be
ing armed. Shooting was kept up at in
tervals for two hours or more. Late at
night word reached here from the tele
graph operator at Brookside, who is
locked in his ollice, that uu attack by the
negroes is feared. When the first news
of the fight reached hero last evening
ShorilT Morrow nnd Chief of Police -Mt-Donald
summ med all tho available o Ul
cers aiid a car load of thorn started lor
tho scene of the riot.
Trimble ltrewin; for Some Time.
D -pu'y Woods, who was killoJ, was ex
sheriff of Talladega county. Ic is believed
that llio arrival of tho forco of oUicers
from this city will rostoro quiet, nnd that
no further demonstration will bo made
by tho negroes. Trouble between the
white and black miners employed at the
mines has been browing for somo time.
Thero has always been ill-feeling between
tho two races, and it needed bus tho lirst
shot of last night's riot to bring on a
STILL DICGIXU IX IUE CELLAR.
Uysteriout Taok Contains No LvlUcnce
Against the Unseal Holmes.
Chicago, July 31. Digging in the cel
lar of tho Holmes building was less fruit
ful yesterday than any day yet spent iu
investigating tho underground schemes
of tho Philadelphia prisoner. Bones by
tho dozen were fouud, but as tangible
evidence against tho swindler they do not
seem to count for much. Tho laborers
dug up Chuppcll's mysterious tank, but it
revealed nothing even as circumstantial
cvidenco against Holmes. Nothing
was found therein - but a small
quantity of petroleum in its raw state.
A rather sianilicant bit of infor
mation cuno to tho police when Mrs.
islrmvcrs informed them that Holmes had
once insisted on her tukiu out, a il),!u
lite iusuraccj policy. Not only did
Holmes beg her to take cut tho policy,
but ho also offered her J'), OX) for it. Her
friends dissuaded her from taking
Holmes' advice and she never 'saw him
Clinton Sherman, formerly living in this
city, ar.d now at Dalton, His., .went to
Holmes' "Castlu" and said he had been
employed by tho mysterious Richardson,
now missing, to remove bodies from tho
"Castle." and deliver them to Chappcll,
Sherman is a colored man. II ) heard
he was wanted and left tbo farm on
wh ch ho was working and came to the
city at once. Ho told of several mysterious
happenings in 3mne:tion with the re
moval of Indies which, he was told, were
"stills" procured from cemeteries nnd
hospitals to be sold to medical students.
Attorney Capp left the city this morn
ing for Little Hock, Ark., to obtain pos
session of a convict there who, it is said,
knows all about Holmes' case.
The Vigilant Ueta in First.
New Losdos. July 31 In a run of sixty-four
miles from Eaton Point, L. L The
Vigilant beat tha Defender, but the de
feat was owing to the Defender splitting
her topsail and having trouble with her
steering guar when sho was Cve miles
ahead near tho linUh. Tbo race demon
strates very little, unless it Is that on a
broad reach over sixty miles, in a stiff
breeie, the Defender caa beat the Vigi
lant, but not by quite as wide a margin
s her admirers would like it to be.
Illinois ltrpabllran Committee j
Spniy.riELD, July :n. The R;jju'3!ican
stato central committee held an open
meeting last night in the hall of the rep
resentatives at which Chairman Tanner
denounced the governor for calling the
legislature in extra sessinj, whieii he said
was nceuless. Speeches were made in the
same line by Senator Cnllom and others.
Wants t acts About Uoodling.
Springfield, Ills., July 8L Repre
sentative Bailey, of Danville, will offer
a resolution in the houso today calling
upon Governor Altgsld and others to
come before the bar of the house and tell
what they know of the charges made
against the legislature of corruption, etc.
A cream of tartar baking powder. Highest of
all in leavening etrenzth. Lattn United Slata
0 ot trnmtnt Food Report.
Uotal Bursa Powdeb Co.. !0t Wall St a. Y.
?.L VT. Levy, of St. Louis, formorly
w irhita (rum. ) DanK president, and at
present Sc. Louis ngent for the New York
Life Insurance company, is under arrest
nt Wichita on a charge of embezzling
Professor Wiggins says the water in the
great lakes is decreasing every year and
that the time is near at hand when
Niagara Falls will cease to bo.
The National Wail Paper company has
passed tho dividend due July 1.
Obituuiy: At Lcxincton, Ky., Hamil
ton F. Atchison, who was a member of
Morgan's raiders. At' Paris. France, Laon
Meunier, ono of tho proprietors ot tho
Courier des Ktats-Unis. At Hampton,
Ills., Daniel Barker. At Charlottoville,
Vo., Professor John B. Miner. At Do pore,
Wis., L E. Bullet. At Ureensburg, Ind.,
Oliver Kunis, 51. At Movtcnqua, Ills.,
Andrew Workman. At Meudota, Ills.,
Stephen Long, bi At Urcgorsvillc, Mich.,
Denver citizens havo organized a vigi
lance committee to resist tho payment of
water rates until they aro adjusted by tho
Dr. Henry Shinier, of Mount Carroll,
Ills., while temporarily insane from ill
ness, attempted suicile by hanging him
self in the barn, but was unsuccessful,
whereupon ho blew bis brains out with a
A church organist shocked a Mason, O ,
congregation by appearing at a prayer
meeting in red bloomers.
A vein of gold ore hns been found at
Victor, Cola, which will assay (110,00J t.
Tho bloomer co?tumo hns been the
means of breaking the ninrringo engage
ment between Frank Hammond and Lily
Drew. Ho said she must give up bloom
ers or him; sho gavo up him.
Judge John D. Caton, ot Chicago, is
dead at the agj of bo. Ho was widely
known throughout Illinois, was born at
Monroe, N. Y., and bad been ill for somo
time previous to his death.
Between 2u0 and 300 skeletons have been
found in a cave on White river, Arizona.
They represented children nnd adults.
and there were indications that they were
the remains of persons who had been
smothered to dentli by smoke.
Kuiiiiptt Divers, tho colored man who
was taken to St. Louis several days ago
from IIam.i')al, Mo., to cscapo lynching
for the assault upon and murder ot Mrs.
J: W. Cain, near Fulton, lust week,
has confessed both crimes.
H. Clay Merritt, of Kewanee, Ills.,
charged with illegally dealing in game.
was louna guilty by a justice and lines
were assessed ngainst him to the amount
of $-'y,6 U. Merritt took an appeal to tho
circuit court. Thero aro clear cases
enough against Merritt to subject him to
a maximum fine of over tUM.OJJ. ,
Zoa-Phora 13 compounded solely
for diseases of women. In its sphere
it has no equal. For testimonials
and advice, address II. (J. Column,
secretary of the Zoa-I'hora Medicine
companv, KalaniRzoo. Mich., or ask
your druggist. Sold by T. II. Thom
as and Marshall & Fisher.
Boats all other kinds
Climax Plug is much
the best chewing tobacco
made. It's Lorillard'S.
1 of rnan minds
All previous records. This seasons1
business the largest of any.
Just think of it.
To Hock Island Pe.pic:
We will, during next
week, make a 10 per
cent discount on all
cash purchases, which
assures you of bar
gains offered no place
in GASOLINE and
Come to Daven
port, to the BIG fur
niture store for bar
gains. Davenport Furniture
& Carpet Co.,
324, 326, 328 Brady St.,
All broken lots of men's suits go
at the same price.
Gentlemen, Pick up the Pieces.
Lots of Men's Summer Suits,
in fact up to $15, marked down
The prices seem ridiculovs, but it's so. A
in our window will convince you.
On Tap everywhere.
Only Union labor employed.
The Rock Island Brewing Company, success
ors to George Wagner's Atlantic Brewery, I.
Huber's City Brewery and Raible & Stengel's
Rock Island Brewery, as well as Julius Junge's
Bottling Works, has one of the most complete
Brewing establishments including Bottling de
partment in the country. The product is the
very best Beer is bottled at the brewery and
delivered to any part of the tri-cities, and may
he ordered direct from the head offices on Mo
line avenue by Telephone.
See our New
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The Prices Unmercifully.
Call for Rock Island
Brewing Co. Beer.
Our purpose in advertising is to let everybody
who buys clothing that is all mankind here
about know that our suitings are In, and the
finest ever displayed in the city. You are
respectfully invited to call and see the latest
in patterns and styles.
Call and leave your order.
Star Block, opposite Harper House