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TCL. XLIV. CO. ICQ. ' EOC3 ISLAX7D ILL 8ATTODAT, APBIL 25, 1SS3 "" mm ffrr.T-t i
SOON TO GO HOME.
Congress Inclined to Adjourn
Early This Session.
DEMOCRATS HOT IHELY TO RESIST.
A Vaw Mate Tkay Will IhM Ob Safer
Hraala( Aiv-CmHhIIw as tka
t IT lUkM Traaala tor' Um Taaa-
Mi CmMm That SUqains Aa Act
Caaajraat Is RratihMlm far
Caajfi Isaaarlars Mat Fopalar.
Wasiiihoto, April 81 The fact that
Baoh trnnaual progress u in ado with the
Medry civil appropriation bill In tha sen
ata, aod that tba Democrat manifested
bo disposition to delay IU consideration
ha greatly encouraged the Republican
senator in the belief that an early ad
journment I probable. It It nndmtood
that the Donvicratio leader hare practi
cally a (freed that congress ihall doe a
aoon a the appropriation bill can be dis
posed of, and that thry will make no op
position to their eonsldoratlon with a
snarh dispatch a la consistent with their
Idea of the demand of tba publle boat
Bee. They will aspect, however, that
opportunity shall be (ranted for the eon
idoratlon of ona or two measures, and
among other thing will ask that a rota
shall bo taken upon tha resolution to seat
Ihibont as a senator from Delaware. Tha
Democrat think that In case a vote I
takan on the proposition tba reiolutlon
Will be defeated.
Veaesaela Case la Mew Pbaae.
VThllo tbo senate was considering the
sundry civil bill I ho Venezuelan onso
cams up and it appeared that tha Ameri
can end of the case was In dangor of
having no placo to lay its head. Ono
clause of tha bill authorized the Vono
cwlan commUslon to pay rent for It
quarters out of llOO.Ouu appropriated for
Its aiprnses. Gurnian suggested that ex
planatioa was In ordor. In great haste
nd in great emergency congress had ap
propriated 1100,000 at the suggestion of
the president for tha purpose, as was sup
posrd, of preventing a war. But now It
npprared that tho legislation was not
effective in giving quarters for the Veno-siw-lun
commission. Allison explained
that the comptroller of the treasury bad
ruled that the Venezuelan appropriation
could not be nscd for renting buildlng4
within tho District of Columbia. Al
lison added that tho comptroller was
vnry rigid la his rulings, as was Well
Aanaaas Ike Marylaad Stateaiaaa. '
Gorman espressod aninsomsnt at this
condition of affairs. Amid arreat popular
excitement and on the advice of tha presi
dent eoDgrvs bad mado an appropriation
for the Venezuelan commission. It was
dmlgned to sattle m eonfllct between two
of the greatest nations on earth, and yet
bare stop in a comptroller of the treasury
and says this momentous commission U
Without Awer to pay It rent
A Ills, interrupted to say that tha con
dition w.b really ridiculous, yet it exist
ed and had to be met.
"There Is a feeling prevalent through
out the country added Gorman, "that
the rnivrgrnry of this Venezuelan ques
tion I past If Indeed It aver rslsted. At
all events It la gratifying to know that
this grave question baa dwindled down to
a question of rent of quarters for tha Ven
Title ntKMIKM ON DKSKBTtOM
fa What Kmm Statesmen Oajaet ! la tha
ftehtor reaslaa Hill.
In spite of the desire of the majority In
the house to be liberal in Its largest sens on
the subject of pensions, that clause In tha
IVkter bill that gives pensions to men who
dewrted from the Coafederatee and did
ninety daysduty with the Union troop I
hard for a number of member to swallow.
ljrtn (Drm.M Ohio criticised feature
uf the measure and expressed the hope
that opportunity would be afforded for
amendments, but said that If compelled
ti vote on the bill as it was he would sup
port It. He especially criticised the sec
tion vf the bill which gives pensions to
deserter. He reflied at length to soma
of the remarks made Thursday charging
the IVmocratto party with hostility
toward the I'nion aoldlera,
Connolly (Hop.), of Illinois, supported
the bill In tba main, but criticised the
provision which would grant pensions to
uWrtrr from the Confederate ranks. "I
declare," sM he, "i hat a man who cast
his fortune witb tbo Confederacy and re
mained there until h fouud the cause
falling and then deserted to Join tha
Vnlon army wis at leaot a a coward."
(Applause. 1 lrcenling, he said he had
Bo criticism to offer against tba thousands
of men, especially in Trnnntsee and Ken
tucky, who were I'nion In srmpathr. but
Who were forced, into the Confederate
They took the first opportunity to es
cape to the I'nion line. The section of
the bill to which ha took exception would
give a pension to every Confederate v. bo
deserted from the Confederate army nine
ty days before life's surrender. Must of
thorn who deserted at the last moment,
be said, were either cowards or In search
WBI XOt AKBITRATK TBK CAW
"strata at Week Trylag t aWttla the
Va'IIIXotoS. April S3. The friends of
Hall and Money displayed considerable
activity ytaterday trying to arrange an
amicable understanding between them,
but nothing wse accomplished. General
CaUhinirs acted as mediator, but It was
thought best for some one outside of the
Missouri and Mississippi delegation to
arrange the preliminaries, and General
King, ft Ixmlelana. It la understood,
norrtnok this delicate rot. No further
trouble Is anticipated by tha friends of
WaoM owy Mia laeli asllsao, -
Wamisotux. Ap So. General T. a
Catching, one of the anti-free coinage
silver men in the Mississippi delegation
In U house, has written a letter la reply
toe letter asking him If he would vote
to free role age at Is to 1 if the eoovea
tloa Instructs! him to do so. General
Catching replied that he would aot tol
tlfy hlmaalf by earrendertag his eoavio.
. mubb nut um wftua tmaoaaUr
tn lnafrui?tins. If ' AbnAnacail anit In.
tracted ho woald carry oat the will of
A Jveeatss ft the Mrtrie SysieaB, '
WASBMOTOS, April S3. A delegation
of sclent! flo men headed by Professor T.
C Mcndenhall, ex-suptrintendent of tba
coast and geuoetto survey, was given a
hearing by a subcommittee of the senate
eranmittee on finance In advocacy of tha
bill for the adoption of the metric system
by this country. They said that tho sys
tem whea onoe adopted would be far
more satisfactory than the present system,
and that tha longer tbo change was post
poned tbo mora dldcult It would bj to
make It. ,
asetety of Coloulal Dame,
WASHINGTOS, April Si The third
biennial council of tho National Society
of Colonial Dames of America, which has
been In session here four days, closed yes
terday. The national officers elected for
tha ensuing two years were i follows:
Mrs. Howard Towcsend, of New York,
president; national secretary, Mrs. Will
lain B. Reed, of Baltimore.
ARCHBISHOP ON THE PROTECTIVESw
IrrlasHS Say They Make Much Noiee hut
Asnoent to Vary Little.
New York, April 85. Archbishop Ire
land, of St. Paul, who has been In Wash
ington attending the consecration of the
new bishop of Sioux Falls. Dr. O'Gorman,
was at the Fifth Avenue hotel last night,
lie declined to express any opinion about
tbo presidential question, but had some
thing to say of the A. P. A. in reply to a
question: "The A. P. A.'s f Well, I have
heard a great deal about them, but I have
seen very little of them. The namo ol
tha A. P. A.'s is not legion. They are
not numerous In America, and where
they are found they are usually Imported
Amorlcans. They croak a good deal to
make believe that they axo numerous.
Two or three frogs In a swamp may keep
a whole household from sleep.
"The chief reason of tho secrecy they at
tach to their meetings and their member
ship is that they must hide their fewness
of numbers. Why, If they count votes by
millions as their spokesmen say, do they
not como out and support a regular A.
P. A. tlckotf This they will nevor dare
da Their usual plan of campalan Is to
mtcb tnemscives to tno foil ot a party, or
of a man whom they think likely to win,
and afterwards to claim the victory as
"I have known several caa s in the west
where politicians aflixed the stigma of
the A. P. A. on tickeU which they wished
to defeat. A good deal ot intriguing goes
on under cover of this shibboleth. The
avowed principle of A. P. A--Ism are
utterly anti-American and worthy of our
supreme contempt Xo man deserving of
American citizenship and of the liberties
It insures would countononce them for an
LITIGATION OVER "BEN HUR."
Lew Wallace aad Harper nroa. Bring Salt
Agalast aa KoglUh Finn.
New Y'ouk, April 2i Tho World this
morning ayt: General Iirw Wallace
and hi publlshors. Harper Bros., have
brought suit against tho firm of Herbert
J. Kiley St Bros, of BradforJ, England,
and of this city. When 'Ben Hur" was
printed by the Harper they reserved all
right to the publication and dramatiza
tion of the noveL Within a year or two
they sold the dramatization rights to
Clark & Cox, a western firm.
Kiley, who makes sterooptioons, spent
16,000 In getting out an Illustrated lecture
on the uoveL Clark Si Cox found out
last winter that these lectures, with the
maglo lantern acoompanlnlment depict
ing scenes in "Ben Hur" were being
given throughout Michigan and Wiscon
sin. They objected, and the suit Is the
result. First; however, they bought the
lecture outfit. They claim to have been
damaged to the extent of f 10.00X
Gaeapera Tlsltlng the Wladg City.
CaiCAoo, April Si. President Samuel
Gonipere, ot the American Federation A
Labor, ha arrived la tha city and will
be one of the speakers at the machinists'
mass meeting tonight. His conference
with local labor leaders regarding the
general strike which the natloual organi
sation of carpenters and horacsboere bad
prop-Mod to Inaugurate May 1 can have,
no b.-arlng on the local labor world, be
cause all the building trades bare secured
the right-hour day long ago.
uaay Oae tiaaae at Baae Bait,
CRICA0A April ".4 -But one game ol
of base ball was played by League clubs
aad that was a postponed game, aa fol
lows: At Cincinnati Cleveland 4, Cin-ctnaatia,
ID FOR JACKSON.
Evidence Given at His Trial for
Pearl Bryan's Murder.
JOHHSON A "GIBRALTAR" WTTVESS.
Bwears It Was Pearl with Jaeksoa ta the
Saloon the Might Before the Harder, aad
ataada Craaa riamlaatlaa Like a Back
Will Was Coca aw tha StasMl Agalaat
His Old assaalats aad Tails Soase Daata
lag Facta ta the Caea,
Newport. April ei In tho Scott Jack
ton trial yesterday among the witnesses
examined was Will Wood, the frlond and
so respondent of Jackson, once charged
with complicity la the crime, but since
released by nolla prosequi. The most In
teresting witness in the morning was the
mother of Pearl Bryan, who was put on
the stand to testify to the disposition of
her daughter. It was evidently a part of
the policy of the prosecution to show the
youthfulncss, trustfulness and Inexpe
rience of the murdered girl. Late tn tbo
afternoon the defenso revealed a part of
Its policy while Will Wood was on tho
stand, which wilt be to break down the
character of that witness by showing that
he, by his own confession to persons whose
depositions the defense has, was himself
improperly Intimate with Pearl Bryan.
Johnsoa a Good State Wltaeaa.
Allen Johnson, the colored bartender
who had testified to the presence of Pearl
Bryan with Jackscn at Wallingford's sa
loon the evening of Friday, Jon. SI, the
night before her dead body was found,
and also about tho visit of Attorney
Shepcrd to him with tho proposition that
he could make more money by staying
away from the trial than be could get
from his witness fees, was put through a
severe cross-cxamination.but showed him
self ready to answer every question. Ho
said that Shcperd and Andrews, when
they called on him, asked him to take a
drink, which ho refused. At their request
he showed them tho houso kept by Clara
Batos. He reneated bis stntement that
" 'Tis my 'vish'."
Shcperd told him that no power on ear.u
could force him to go to Kentucky aa a
Kay Hone aad a Cab.
When asked If be did not call Sheperd
aside and speak . so him privately so ho
could ask how much he could get for re
fitting to testify, ho replied that he called
Sheperd aside and told him he could not
refuse to testify, because tho state of feel
ing was such It would bo made very un
pleasant for him if he refused to go to
Kentucky. lie spoke to Shepord privately-
Ue said it was a bay horso that drew
the cab from Willingford'a saloon. Ho
admitted he had once been arrested for
petty larceny, but was acquitted.
IdeatlB.es the GiiTs Clashing.
He identified tho girl's dress and hat as
that worn by the young girl brought into
the wine room by Scott Jackson on tho
Friday night, January SI, before the dead
body was found. Davo Wallingford, the
proprietor of the saloon, was called after
words. His testimony as to the presence
and identity of Jackson, Walling and
Pearl Bryan at his saloon on the evening
of January 31 corroborated the testimony
of Allen Johnson. It did more It showed
that Jackson was there with the girl on
Thursday night as well as on Friday
night before tho murder. Cross examina
tion Instead of weakening his evidence
results In filling somo gaps that the pro
secution had forgotten.
Dr. w. H. Crone gave a description of
his analysis of the stomach's contents,
the results ot which were brought out be
fore the coroner. The chief point brought
out In Dr. Crane's testimony was that no
poison except that which Is known to bs
in the embalming fluid was found In the
girl's stomach aside from that of cocaina
He found 1) grains of cocaine and esti
mated that a dose cf about two grains
bad been given. The stomach was blood
less. WILX, WOQD TAKE. TBK ST AMD.
It Was Throws Wbm That Pearl Bryaa
team KeeeTa to Jaehsaa.
A wave of low murmurs ran over the
room when Will Wood took the witness
stand. He told of the intimacy of his
friendship for Scott Jackson during his
stay of nearly a year in Greeneastle. He
also admitted that he introduced Jackson
to his second cousin. Pearl Bryan, and
that since Jackson's departore last Octo
ber from Greeneastle to Cincinnati he
had kept up a correspondence with him,
aad tbat letters front Jackson to hlm.DT-
aonally were destroyed'by him according
to Jackson's request. The part of the
story about the share he toot in bringing
fearl jsryan to .nneinnaa to nave a crim
inal operation performed be corroborated.
He said that Jackson' letters to him In
October and November were inquiries
about Pearl Bryan' condition, and he
told the storY of a prescription sent by
Jackson for her relief, which was never
The most thrilling part of the story was
that In which he said that Jackson, while
visiting Greeneastle during the Christmas
holiday vacation, went with htm to Pearl
Bryan's home, got that prescription from
her, destroy nd it, and told Wood It would
be dangerous to him (Wood) If he (Jack
son) should get into trouble. Jackson
also told Wood that the only remedy now
was an abortion: that It was safe: that
he could do It himself if be had the iustru-S
ments. On Jan. ii. 1M8, he received a
letter from Jackson from Cincinnati re
questing Pearl Bryan to come to Cincin
nati and be relieved. Ho showed the letter
to Pearl that day She road It and asked
witness, "What would you do if you were
Witness answered: "Decide for your
solf." The next day which was Satur
day, Jan. S3 she told Wood she was go
ing to Cincinnati on Monday. Jan. 27.
He saw her off on Monday assisted her
on the train and that was the last he
saw ot her. In tho cross examination
the questions indicated that the defense
had testimony trom lulam J. brooms,
ot Greeneastle; Ed Hunt, of Indianapolis;
William Irvine, of Gruencastlc; and
Ohmer Newhouse, also of Greeneastle,
showing in the form of. depositions that
Wood had boatel to them ot his improper
intimacy with 1'carl Bryan.
This questioning wo to lay the founda
tion for tho depositions of these persons
in the defense. Wood positively denied
every statement of the depositions. Soma
of the dcposUlons are not tit to appear lit
erally in print.
Charles Herd, Albert Gray and Fnnk
Smith, three allegca green-goods men ar
rested at Hotel Delaware, Chicago, somo
time ago, havo been taken to Keokuk, la.,
to stand trial for usinj tho mails in fur
thering their schema.
Kev. William N. Cleveland, who was
retired from tho pistorata of the Presby
terian church In Chaumons, N. Y., re
cently, has been the recipient of a hand
some testimonial from friends in that
village. , '
Dr. John Alexandor Howie has secured
the old Imperial hotel, Michigan avenuo
and Twelfth street, Chicago, for fireyears
at a rental ot about. 1),0JJ a year. Thera
ho will establish his sanitarium ofBces,
publlshinz house and school ot divine heal
While A. R Walker's cutter, Ailso,was
becalmed off tha coast of Morjoio on hur
way to England, after taking part in the
Mediterranean regattas, sho was attacked
by the Bifliaos, who tired up3ii her. A
timely breeze enabled the yacht to escapo.
Flro at Manchester, SJ. H., destroyed
ptopey of tho valuo of Uj;0Ja The
heaviost loss was on tbe tobacco ware
house of Harkman Bros., (35,003.
The Grand Army of the department of
Colorado and Wyoming, holding Its an-
tlllnl nnem-,,nAn 1 u j .
w i. w wuvcr, una auufttKl
a resolution censuring President Cleve-
ianu zor nis poucy in regam to pensions.
Martin Tt,.n(f m ...Mt. n .
w .....Mian, avouutl
La.,. was found dead in bod with his hands
uu w;i securely lieu ana HIS mouth
iratrired. Ills anfn vm omtw ami ar ruv
r-o " ' J" J U! VI, VW
had been taken away, Tbo autopsy
showed there were fifty-two stilletto
wuuuua aoouc oernauu s noes; and broaat,
Richard S. Warring, of Pittsburg, has
brought suit against George Westing
house. Jr.. to tncmrn. fW n
' ' , .. . ,iV,uM UOIUDKn.
The suit is a sequel to the recent action
brought against tho defendant by War
ring for tho recovery of 10,000 shares of
Arbor day was duly celebrated in a
numhAT nf ibitM M.tj m -i
- - j . - v. nvuv uivia
Iowa, Minnosota and Ohio
Cares, absolute, mrmnuiit nr
kave given Hood's . Sarsaparilla the
largest sales in the world and the
first place among medicines.
A. CIMID of tartar hatr-incr a-i n a . il TT i nltAut
- - ; rvwtm. uir$iiCKt
" tvening strength latest Tutted
Slate Government Food Report.
BoTii, BAxne PowDia Co, Vmw Tosa Cm
0a Far Bom emlBmm it It
Real Estate, :
Insurance and Loans.
Boom 4, Mitchell A Lynda bng.
This Receipt for Five Thousand One Hundred and Eighty-sixBPollars
and Thirty-five Cents ($S,m.)S)
all. V l
Being only one third of the amount purchased of the Chicago Title & Trust
Company, receivers for Kahn, Schoenburn & Co., one of the largest clothing
manufacturers of Chicago who failed some time ago. We bought this lot of
Suits for about 33K cents on the dollar. THIS ISA MIGHTY LUCKY
PURCHASE FOR YOU. as you can buy a FINE SPRING SUIT for less
than the CLOTH IN THE PIECE IS WORTH. K., S. & Co. have al
ways made the BEST CLOTHING MADE IN CHICAGO.
Think of it fine all Wool Suits
- worth $12 to $15 for only
Hundreds to select from all this season's make no old" goods. We guaran
tee every garment to be First Class.
We go to
Must be some
thing in it, eh?
YES, WE SAVE THE .
BOCK ISLAND PEOPLE
MONET WHEN THEY
Furniture and Carpets.
: OUR GOODS ARE SO
BRIGHT AND NEW.
OUR DESIGNS AND
PRICES SO ATTRAC
TIVE, THAT - THEY
ARE ALL SO GLAD
THEY CAME OVER.
NEW GOODS COMING
; IN EVERY DAY AND
MOVING OUT JUST AS
FAST. WE HAVNT
ANYTHING OLD TO
BUY THE SUPERIOR
IF YOU WANT THE
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82. 326. 328 Brady St
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watermark-. Not satisfied with this, however, the determination
has been made to push it even farther, and at the same time give Its pa
tons the benefit of Its enterprise. With this end In view It has made
arrangements to absolutely give away a life size crayon, India Ink?, or
aepia portrait to every person who will have their name added to
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portraits are reliable and are the same as gold by dealers with a frame
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goodfaith to induce nw subscriptions, and la order to protect Itself, no
person who discontinues after the publication of this notice (April 7)
will be allowed a portrait to renew his subscription.
To Give All Patrons an Equal Chance.
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