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VOL. XLHI. NO 263.
ROCK ISLAND, ILL., SATURDAY, AUGUST 24 1895.
PRIGS TUBES 0E3T8.
GROWL FROM SPAIN
A Madrid Editor Who Impugns
UNCLE BAM SHORT OH SINCERITY,
Beys the OplDloo-Molder, aed th. Beeeat
Cuban Meeting at Philadelphia Cited
ae a Specimen of Oar Honesty Spain
Orltlng Ready to Do Great Thioga Next
Year Neva of the Cam pa lea en ttaa
I.laad More Small Fights.
M At kid, Aug. 21 la regard to the
new that Estrada and other Cuban In
surgent leaders were allowed to hold a
meeting in a Fores ter hall "with the flng
of the Cuban republic flying alongside the
stars and stripes, calumniating Spain, her
army, and Cuba, collecting money and
recruiting men for the rebellion," as an
nonnocd In a dispatch received here. The
Imparsial suyi: "The government of
America nnd its representatives may
think as they liko of their mode of under
standing thnt neutrality lo which they
aro bound; but outside of them there Is
no man who supports fair play who will
not censure the conduct of the govern
ment of the United States. If they con
tin no to niithorlzn such meetings in
which Spain and her army are insulted
anil funds ore collected for expeditions
ng'iinst us, our course is clear, and Europe
uliall be made acquainted with how the
United States understands their interna
I'rrparlBs; ta Craah the Rebellion.
"Deeds and not Words, acts and not
promises, are what we want. Let us sacrl
lice everything rathor than the honor of
our country. Lot us reach the most ex
trumo disaster, If such is our lot, but lot
u net either be decolvod or degraded by
any wenkness." The scinl-olliuial El
Nackonal says that the government has
decided to despatch IUO.OjO mon and all
tlio ships necessary to blockade the lsl
nnd ol Cuba and crush the re
bellion during the lint months
of I.Y.&. General Salccdo has ar
rived at CoruDno. lie status that it is
ouly a question of time and woathcr
when Captain .Martinez Campos will
"ewcop the rebels Into thu sea."
GOMEZ I'KUCLAIUS DEATH.
Innorsjant Leader Iseues Sentence Against
a Nauiber of l'ereuue.
Havana, Aug. "4 Muxlmo Guinea, tho
Insurgent leader, It Is stated, has issued a
pruclumntiuii sentencing a numlur of
well-known persons to dentil. Lieuten
ant Antonia Ituls, at tho head of a de
tachment of Spanish troops, it Is an
nounced, has been engaged with an in
surgent bund at Cayalyuos in the Itomo
tlius district of the province of Santa
Clara. Insurgents, it appears, at differ
ent times had attacked passenger trains
and hud removed the rails from the rail
roud. The insurgents lost threo of their
Lieutenant Uulz personally killed the
Insurgent chief Andrns Ferrer. Tho rest
of tho Insurgents were dispersed. Lieu
tenaut Gomez Mir, with a small detach
ment of troops, nccunling to ollicinl ad
vices, recently fell into f n nmbuscadu
and lost one of his men. The insurgent.,
according to an ollicial announcement,
have burned tho village of San Juan do
Las Yeares in the ltemedlu. district of
the province of Santa Clara.
1 1' HANS ORGANIZE A BEFCKLIC.
Complete Format Government Proclaimed
and Jcyiollr Accepted.
l-UILAimU'llIA, Aug. !! N'ews bus
been reu.-ivoJ in this city that a complete
govesument has b'eti formed by tho
Cuban insurgents ut Xnjasu, by a con
ference of the delcgttcs from nil five of the
provinces on tho island. The conference
was presided over by General Maeeo, nni
other leaders present were Antonio
Tullo, Carilo and Gouux. A constitution
was adopted which, becauso of Its liberal
provisions, was enthusiastically received
by all tho armies in tho Hold, to whom it
Tho instrument provides fur five states
in Cuba, each to have charge of its local
ntTalrs under a local governor. Tho gen
eral government of the Uhind will be
vested in a president nnd cabinet and two
houses similar to those in this country.
Nnjosit will be the capital, because it is
well kttwatcd for defense.
Joe Mulby Givrs Them a Set-Hack.
Kansas ClTT, Aug. 24. Nearly 100
men, most of whom are laborers, have en
rolled themselves at the headquarters of
the Cuban revolution recruiting station
organized here. Leaders of tho movement
Hill show considerable enthusiasm over
the project. It was given a set-back last
night, however, when General Joo Sholby,
United States marshal for this district,
made the declaration that he would ar
rest any and every man who Is connected
with iho scheme. It is General Sholby's
son, Urville, himself a deputy, who is at
the head ot the movement.
Weetrrn Hue Hall League shaken I' p.
1'EOIUA, Ills., Aug. i-4 At a meeting
Of the Western Uaso Ball association in
session In this city the franchise of the
Denver-Omaha club was taken away
from I). E. Kowe because, it Is stated, he
had failed to pay his dues, and that or
ganization having disbanded Jackson
ville and Springfield were dropped and it
was decided to continue the season as a
six-club league, comprising Lincoln,
Nob.; Peoria, les Moines, St Joseph,
' Kockford and Quincy. A new schedule
U being arranged.
Triple Wedding la Heutueky.
Lexington, Aug. 24. A peculiar triple
wedding was celebrated in Pike county.
The contracting parties were LtI
Thornb, Si, and Mrs. L'.zxle Fiddler,
this being the sixth marnago ot each:
llev. Samuel Kay, H7. and Miss MartS
Lowe, 00, and Trim be Lesliem, no, and
Miss Emma Weddington, 11. All were
dressed la thslr ordinary mountain cos
tumes. Heavy Frost la Pennsylvania.
ScsqCBBAXSA, Aug. A heavy frost,
destructive ot crjps and fruit, visited this
section. At Gulf Summit Ice formed ta
VOLUME OF BUSINESS SHRINKS.
Slate of Trade la tho United States as
Viewed by lion it Co.
Xew Yobs, Aug. iU. R G l)iin & Co.'i
weekly review of trade says: The volume
of business shrinks, as is natural in Aug
ust, and tho shrinkage seems rather larger
than usual because transactions in July
were somewhat inflated for that month.
Some industries are doing more than evet
before in August, and tho prospect for
fall trado is good in others, although
much depends on the crops and the out
come is less clear than speculators on
either side aro disposed to admit. Indus
trial troubles have not entirely ceased,
but during tho past week havo become
much less threatening-
The price of wheat has fallen Z"i cents
during the week, a result of the small
comparative export, which is less
than half what it was last year.
Stories of short crops abroad
havo little weight In the presence of such
a record. Corn has also declined li c.-uts,
while pork aud lard, with accustomed in
consistency, rise a shade as corn declines.
In iron, notwithstanding soma uneasi
ness because the output has greatly in
creased, heavy purchases by two leading
companies have advanced the price of
Ucsemer 00 cents, and a new combination
has raised galvanized barbed wire to tl.bJ,
while combinations are b.'in? fornind in
wire rods and common wire, and advance
in prices ex poo ted.
In cotton goods the demand is rather
more active. Sales of wool aro again
smaller than in 1M3. No marked change
appears in the demand for woolen goods,
but there is Increasing apprehension
e'lown by agent regarding tho extensive
tales ot foreign woolens. Failures for
the week have been "Jd in thu United
Statos, agaijist 214 last year, aud 43 in
Canada, against &J last year.
HE WAS VERY ANXICU5 TO LIVE.
A Hermit Who Agrrd to Py SJJJ Par
fctiy for i;i:tenc
OAKLAND, Cain., Alii. 21 A peculiar
will contest which promised to reveal tho
mysterious life of Morris uni'lb t', a cap
italist who led a hermit-likj life in the
bills of East Oakland, has been aban
doned. Goldberg became afflicted with s
throat disease a year ago, aud on account
of lil-f inability to "wallow anything was
threatened witli death by starvation. As
his condition became more serious the
old man's desire to live became more in-t.-nse
and he oiTerel his physicians ?-.'"
for every day they should keep him alive.
A tubo was inserted in Gjldbsrg's stom
ach through which nourishment was
forced and by this means hu was kept
alive forty days, incurring a doctor's bill
ill tho meantime of i'J.UOU When his
will was filed for pro bat o in which nn
estate valued at tiO.lKA) was disposed of.
Miss Gutto Simseii, a niece from Phila
delphia, tiled a protest. Miss Simsec
has ut last o mscntcd to compromise the
case for 4.001 aud will return to Phila
delphia In a few days.
MAKING IT EAbY FOR ROOSEVELT.
'Sotham Liquor Vcalers Agree to Oby the
Kxc!se La it.
NEW Yokk, Aug. ill At a meeting of
tho excise commltcce of tho Wine, L'.quor
nnd Boer Dealers' association, of New
York, and other members of tho assouia-tion-n
resolution was unanimously adopt
ed declaring: "That on and after Sun
day, Sept. 1, IS'Jj, all members of tho as
sociation shall close their places ot busi
ness on Sunday ; and any member ot the
association who shall thereafter open his
place of business in violation of this reso
lution and in violation ot the law shall
forfeit all his rights, privllegos and ben
efits as a mombur of said association."
A special meeting of the association is
called for Tuesday, Aug. 27, for the pur
pose of taking net ion on this resolution.
Cardinal Gibbous Arrives at Home.
New Yokk, Aug. 24. After an ab
scuco of iifteen weeks Carjinal Gibbons
has returned from Europj on the Cam
pania. When tho boarding ollicers
reached the Campania Cardinal Gibbons
wus seen ou the upper deck talking to
Uishop roley. of lljtroit, and Archbish
op Uiordan. ot San Francisco, and sev
eral other clerical men who wore In the
party. When seen by a representative ol
thu Associated 1'ress Cardinal Gibbon;
said: "My visit to Komo had no special
significance, us it is customary for us to
visit tho holy father every eight cr ten
years, or purhapj ofte:ier.
Going Around Noitti America on Fa0t,
ST. John, Kas., Aug. 24. William
Ford, of the Central News osscuiation, el
London, England, pjsscd through here
on his trip around North America on
foot. He left the r-portsman's oQloe in
Loudou An;. 11, IS'1, on a wager off;
6tHl to make the trip on foot around
North America, ale left at noon on hif
nay to Eansus City and New York.
II u . it. Kit t.mn A.1..H.
CoLUiiniA, S. C, Aug. 4 What Is be-
Anmlni n eerlone tiinttpr with a fnrtiw.f
tiftii.l Ttrfiwn in Sniirt.ntniFd fitlintv 1.
an affliction from which ho Is suffering
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line uojnori uuu luuiiiciiie. xiu niij
drcp into a stupor while plowing in the
field, while eating, or driving his wugon,
or in conversation with his friends.
Winners at the National Game.
CniCAGO, Aug. 21 Ease ball record!
mr.de by League clubs were: At Phila
delphia Louisville 4, Philadelphia 5;
(second frame) Louisviilo a, Philadelphia
12; at Baltimore Washinirton 15. Balti
more 8; (sC-nd game) Washington 4,
Baltimore 11; at Brooklyn Pittsburg 6,
Brooklyn 7; at New York S:. Lduis 4,
New York 7.
They Got Away, ae lnal.
Guand Rapids, Aug. 21. No good clue
to the men who shot Deteclivo Powers
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has been obtained. Fu.ler descriptions
of tho men seem to weaken the theory
that tbey were members ot the train-robber
ganp. There is now a strong belief
that they were members of the party who
broke jail at Toledo on Aug 17.
Koaeiaa T.n.tle la Kansas.
Abilene, Aug. 24 The dreaded Rus
sian thistle has appeared in this vicinity.
At Gypsum City, southwest of here, thj
weed has already made considerable prog
ress and is growing in the vdlage streets.
The local authorities are taking severe
measures to blot out the peak
One of the Brigands of the Ne
BL00DH0UKD3 PUT ON THE TRAIL
Army of Men Banting Ivd tbe Thags
ltepuiy Marshal Mortally Wounded la
a Fight with the Chrietiau Gang, Which
Is Uuing narC ereaed "Popular Tem
porary Insanity" in Texas and Same
thing Very Similar at Chicago.
Omaha, Aug. 21. A special to The Bee
from Gothenburg, Nub., says: "Deputy
Sheriff Strahle has orrested a suspicious
character about thirty-five miles north
west of this city. With a posse he fol
lowed tho trail ot tho robbers to a form
house about thirty-fire miles northwest
of this place, and at a point vo miles
northwest of Arnold they arrested George
G. Outr.ind as being connected with the
late robbery. At his housi wa3foucd a
34-calibro revolver that had boen used
lately. In searching his clothos cart
ridges were found in nil his pockets.
Ostrand was brought to Gothenburg and
taken from hero to North Platte, where
he was identified by the engineer as the
man who held him up.
Will Uuitt Thera with Illoodhoonda.
"A special train containing a car of
horses and a second car ot buggies was
run from North Platte to Brady Island,
and more than 2 men were sent into
the country north ot Brady. Every ef
fort Is being made to capture tho robbers.
A Siberian bloodhound was shipped to
W. T. Kennedy, superintendent of tho
Omaha division, to this point. The dog
is tho property of tho Chicago, Milwau
kee nnd St. Paul railway, and is valued
at2,iJ0. He was taken to Brady, where
h was turned loose wita a set ot Texas
bloodhounds and they expect to capture
tho whole gang within forty-eight hourc."
OHIO DIEAMJ AT CUICAGO.
Mob Attacks a Couple of Police and tbe
Kiot Call Is Required.
Chicago, Auir. 31. A wngoa load of
police was required to disperse a mob that
has assaulted aud surrounded Detectives
Ross and McCarthy. Tho officers had bjen
sent to a clothing homo wbcro a striko is
in progress to conduct two members of
a rival lubjr organization to a place of
safoty. A larjo crowd was in front of
the establishment, and as tho oilicers at
tempted to loave with their charges they
were set upon and pjundel unmercifully.
Tho oilicers drew their revolver, bat
the weapons seemed to have no other ef
fect on tUo mob than to increase its
A man mimed ritzpatrlck grappled
with Detective McCarthy, nnd as Koss
titteinpted to go to tho UMjIstanca ot his
partner ha was struck over tho eye with a
stone in tho h inds ot August Johnson.
Ross fell to the itrotmd and the mob
closed in about him. II : was kicked, aud
would probably have bjan killed had not
the sound ot tho nppro3chiu patrol
wnjron which responinl to a riot call
frightened tho mob oway. Fitzpatrick
and Johnson were arrested.
HUUr WITH TUK CUKISTIAX GANG.
Drpnty Marshal l ataliy Shot and One of
the Christiana Wounded.
Ar.DMOUE, L T., Aug. 24 An encoun
ter between the noted Christian gang
who broke jail at Oklahoma City several
months ago and a posso of United States
marshals in charrc of Ben Goouo occurred
shortly after daylight six miles west of
Purcjll. in which United States Marshal
Jako 1 locker was shot and mortally
wounded nnd Bob Christian shot, but
how serious his injuries aro cannot be de
termined, us when he was shot by Deputy
Mocker his brother, Bill Clirist'au, rode
out ot a thicket, and placing his wuundid
brother on his horse ahead of him the two
niajo good time and escaped.
Hocker was ehot by Bill Christian.
After llccker received his wound the
other marshals turned their attention to
the wounded ofi':cer.s and the robbers saw
a chance aril they at onco broke cover
and Q d. Telegrams were sent hero for
more help and two strong posses imme
diately left for the scat of war. Tho last
heard from tho scene was that the out
laws were being prosed hard by tho
deputies and a h-tht s-cmcd Imminent.
Exterminating Negroes In Texas.
Paris, Aug. 2d. A gentleman who baa
just completed a tour of Delta county has
arrived in this city bringing news of
fresh outrages committed by tho white-
caps. Wednesday night ho counted sixty
men armed with Winchesters aud shot
guns pass the house where he was stop-
piug. Evory negro has left the county.
not waiting to sell lands or crops. On
Wednesday night Jeff Cole, an aged and
inoffensive negro, was called out of hi
house and riddled with bullets.
Three Men Baracd to Death.
Toledo, O , Aug. 21 The Air Line ho
tel at Air L'.no Junction,- four miles from
here, burned to tho ground last night.
Three men were burned to death, ono be
ing Tim McCarthy, ot Hillsdale, Mich.,
ad the two others unknown.
Fire at Cleveland Coils aVSao.oaO
Cleveland, Aug. 24 Fire broke out in
the Williamson block, on the southeast
corner of the public square, and before it
was under control had destroyed the
block. Loa. BOW.
K'.rr Uardie Arnvrs at t Yorli.
New Yolk, Aug. 24 J. K.er Hardie,
president of the Independent Libor party
of Great Britain, Arrived on tho Cam
pania for a lecture tour. Uo was wel
comed br a delegation from tho Central
Labor Federation of New York. la a
bpeech to the delegation Mr. Uardie said:
"Socialist, throurh aud through, that's
what I am." He gjes to Chicago to speak
ui Labjr Day.
A pood appetite and rcfreshicp
sleep arc essential to health of mind
and body, and these are given by
Obituary: At New York, August Rent
ton; at Kockford, Ills., Charles Brown;
at Jacksonville. Ills.. D. Wiley Gordon;
at Kewanec, Ills., Robert Hall, 81; at St.
Louis, Rev. Dr. Robert G. Brank; at Ta
coma, Wy., Rov. Ichnbod T. Miller.
The total loss by the lira at Milwaukee
was 1300, 000. i
The following officers; have been elected
by tho Society of American Florists:
President, William Scott, Buffalo; vice
president, Adam Grahasn, Cleveland; sec
retary, W. J. Stewart; treasurer, II. B.
Tho ingrain carpet weavers of Phila
delphia, who went on a strike several
weeks ago for an iccrcasa of 7 per cent.
In wages, have won the light.
Secretary Carlisle bus forwarded to the
president tho report ot William E. Mey
ers, expert treasury accountant, in the
case of Ainsworth U. Spofford, librarian
of congress. The secretary recommends
that Spofford bo removed and that prop
er steps be taken to recover the full
amount ot the deficit.
The Paraguay government has signed
an agreement for the settlement of the
foreign debt. From January next it pays
interest at the rate of 1 per cent, which
will be increased per cent, every three
years until liJ3, wnen 3 per cent, will bo
paid until the extinction of thoJJebut.
It Is estimated that 17.0JJ miii workers
aro now on striko at Daudee, Scotland.
They have agreed to resume work at an
icorease of 5 per cent, instead of 10 per
cent, which they at first deinaadod.
An attempt was made to blow op a
Northern Pacific train near Butte, Mont,,
by placlug a stick of dynamite in frog.
Tho last cur was shattered, but no one was
Governor Altgeld, ot Illinois, is absent
from the state; so is tbe lieutenant gov
ernor. The president pro. tern, ot the
state senate is in charge.
Two prisoners, Thomas Mo Can n, aged
0 years, and Alfred Jenson, aged 10, were
arraigned before Justice Severson at Chi
cago to answer to charges ot burglary.
Mrs. Nora Purkins, of Minneapolis, has
been arrested charged with the murder of
her sister, Mrs. Louise Hawkins, the sup
posed motive for the alleged crimo being
tho fact that Mrs. Hawkins had c7,0OJ iu
surance on her life.
Miss .Xnnie S. Peck, of Boston, cables
from Switz -rland that she has climbed to
tho peak of the Mattorhorn. It is said
that ouly two other women have done
this Miss Brevoorr, of Now York, and
Miss Carrel, daughter of a Swiss guide.
Laura Jackson Arnold, aged 7J years,
sister of Stonewall Jackson aud residing
at Columbus, O., has gone to attend tho
reunion of the Fifth West Virginia Union
cavalry, of which sho Is the "mother,"
bavins been a Union woman during tho
The Cunarier Campania has just com
pleted a trip across the Atlantic in 5 days,
U hours, and is minutes teat'.tig her for
tuor record 17 iiiinu:--.. .
Peru nnd Bolivia will not iilit. They
Will submit their iU--ni:te to arbitration.
Seven Men Uroj-p-d Iljwn a Shaft.
Peikesbuiu;, Ills, Aug. 24 Whllo a
case tilled with 'miners was b -mg low-e.-cd
into XI ill Top niiuo the engine broke
away from control and tiio cage dropped
t j the uutoin. ricven miners were injured
of whom four arc likely lo die. The worst
injured are as follows: August Nelson,
leg L.-oken. internal lnj arics; John Lin
beig. ki:ce dislocated, ribs broken; Pat
rick Kelly, bruised nnd injured internal
ly; Jack Ford, badly bruisid, shoulder
Tut the Men lo Miainr.
Gutiiihe, O. T., Aug. 24. For a long
Jamo the West Guthrie Congregational
church has been in ueed of repairs, and
despairing of the men attending to the
matter a score ot women appeared with
hammers, Lut-.-hcts, saws, planes, and
calls and repaired walks, steps, bolfry,
roof, and floor v.hilj a .crowd of men
looked on in am::z.-ment-
l'l..y.us ISase Hall in Ergland.
Dekuy, Aug. 21 Tho lijston amateur
base ball team played a game against a
local nine here, ijo game, which was a
litest interesting one, was witnessed by
a largo crowd of people. The Visitor,
won by a score ot G lo i
Ktiiiliiu fjr Atlanta.
SAN" Fr.ANCKCo. Aug. 21. Five carloads
tit Culi:oruia exhibits at tho Atlanta ex
position lett for the cast last night. The
balance wiil go forward la few days.
Tlte feamo Thiug.
Major J-.liti writes in The United
Service Masazine that while lie was
employed between Port Smd and Kau
tar.i he saw the waters of the Lake Men
za!o!c "U-iven Ix yoiiileihe horizon" by a
violent w ind so that the natives walked
Ibont win-re theay Lt fore they wera
fishing. Tlnsoonv:iifpd him that he had
men exactly what happened when the
Israelite passed' dry shod through the
R. -d sea.
(the la the (laern
Amorjjj remedies for complaints pecu
liar to women; nothing equals Zoa-
Phora. Sold by T. 11. Thomas and
Marshall & risber.
A rrc&a of tartar bakxa powder. Highest of
til in kavenlnr sireBSta. Late at rated Statit
Grmav FuCd Ktport.
Royal BASHsel'cwDEa Co.. ICS Wan 8U J-T
And must have it!
THE LONDON is buying space in it's own big store. We must Have
it. Our proprietors have been in the eastern markets for one
month, buying FALL AND WINTER CLOTHING, and are still there,
keeping it up. The truth is they have bought more goods than we
have room for. Hence this SPACE-BUYING SALE. You want the
goods. We want the room.
I GUESS WE CAN MAKE A DEAL.
Men's Suits, worth 20, 18 and 16.50 are yours for
Men's Suits, worth 16, 15 and 13 dollars, are yours for
Men's and Boys' Suits, worth 12, 10 and 8 dollars, are yours for
Men's and Boys' Suits, worth 7, 6 and 5 dollars, are yours for
About one hundred Children's Suits, ages 4 to 14, worth 6.50, 6, 5
and 4 dollars. Ladies, here is your chance, at
Store, where prices
Are the Lowest,
New line of
Carpets and Rugs.
& Carpet Co.,
324, 326, 328 Brady St.,
our Big Store
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
be ordered direct from the head offices on Mo
line avenue by Telephone.
See our New
J. B. 22
to Pay For It.
at a Sacrifice.
Call for Rock Island
Brewing Co. Beer.
Our purpose in advertising is to let everybody
who buys clothing that b all mankind here
about know that our suitings are In, and the
finest ever displayed la the city. You are
respectfully invited to call and see the latest
in patterns and styles.
Call and leave your order.
Star Blockopposite Harper House