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VOL.XLIY. HQ. 251. SOCK ISLAND, ILL, TUESDAY, AUGUST 11. 1898. rT.TrTr "
1 . xaiCE THHE3 CEUT3.
rUat of tha Sun at Deadly as
an Oriental Plague.
GEEATIS NEW Y0EFS BIS TOTAL
rttt IS Fatal futi for Trtrdr
Uopital Ambulance t'nrqnal to Iba
lUmi Chicago Contra t
with Xaartjr fifty Uraths ClrU Taint t
Ta.lr C'aantrr la the lepartat
"tort Promt or a Cool War.
WArtrTox, Ang. 11. Major Dun
Wowly, the wratht-r fnrcater, aranncd
the mnp laat night In rnln for a proxjifct
of relief from the torrid ht-at under which
tho country hn been swi-ltcring for the
punt wnlc It wns niightly cooler la tho
Ohio Taller, nnd ihi biwcrluke n-frion ai
IfWon a tUuht hrcuthiiifr skU by thunder
storms. Hi.t trinix riituro had also fallen
lllfhtl In t lie Mmisslppl valley, tho mer
cury retfi'leri"- t W, as ogainut VS ut
St. I ml and lilcnirn Sunday. But out
in tin- pnl.-iiM of Nebraska and K.inn,
mil t the Kouthwutd nlong the gulf
s'ntiM, humanity utrujrglc-J to exist at 100
decreet. The Atlantic coast n far as Bos
ton fh.i.red very Muh ti in jx rat lire. At
th litter I'liec It. was which was also
the iiiiixiiiiuiu nt Atlantie City.
lia of IIo in , Nurtlivr.t.
Away up lu tlie ri'rvm. northwest In
tho Kuekii however. V.ijor Hunwoody
w a ray of hone. T ho Imrxineter has
rl-n tln re and has fallen in the' lower
iiiitrul vnller mid the hike re;iun. If
the- hlh and lowureus Vrclo; tho hot
fM-ll will ls broken. Itui oven that is
two days nwiiy." mid tho we;ther-h:iri
as h sh.mk lii head. "Tho n.uilitloeis
lieTond the liojm that 11m here nnd hero
pointin.tr to the two nniiJ are practi
cally mch'iniiiil. I no pr;t't of
evtnrnlly hhiI.t went her until Wednes
day nt the curliest. Ijia-al thunder Mxrm
may, howeter. nffonl teiniMirnry relief nt
Various point." The temp, mime here
was not liljxh as yesterday, the maxl
luiini !'intr ti as n?alnit l. John V.
M.ihl, a nurhinUt at the navy yard, was
the on deal hi.
MMItl.Y TWO III Mi:tl l. tTIIH.
I rightful Mortality In ;rratrr New York
ail Its . irinily.
Ntw Your. Ann. H. Tho nuiiils-r of
deaths en u lid hy the h"ni In CJn-nti-r New
York and vieiiilty yiMtenlay is 11. unit niail
linnal vietlms are beinj rcMirted hourly.
The prosirallous nro nlmt liiiiiuner
alle, anil no aceurato stati'inent of them
can ! made. Auiliiilnnres nnd i.itr.T
Wnuons were running nlxitit all day, the
ruiiuor of their fT"ii)rs lievmuinic a familiar
aound. Mreet enr horses ilmpiKtl In the
trucks ly scores. Out of-door work was
largely npemleil. and many factories
were teniMiRirilT rioted. Sunday nicht
W; the hottixl of the siitunirr. Iheelima.t
of tho present torrid sjiell. nnd one of t tie
hottest known In the city for year.
Morning hrouifht no relief, nnd nt f a.
lu. the Ihervioiueter Ioih1 u lUvree? hiuh
rr limn nt the sunn hour Sunday, hut s
the humidity nci les iutens thi.n on the
prs-etlliitf day then- was Ics.idiieoiufort ill
the nttnoxphi'TP. The hlirhest tellismtlire
am the top i.f imp of the hlphcat tmildinirs
In the city was nt -I p. in. Street l iii ra
tures taken In the slaide nt a Hiut near
the renter of the city showed Ni nt V a. m ,
W? nt II. Wat I p. in., in.1 at i. Suffering
tins been most Intense In the tenement
wvtlona. whetv mr pup'.e are nable to
get breathiti;f wt.
In these sei tions the charitable organi
sations hnve had Ihoir hands full, many
infants aal chlldn-n siifuinbtn to suti
troke. The hpitnls wereoiiliitl to call
on tho police department to nld them in
repondinit to calls ns their auiluilanees
could not rope with the number of cn
fi'porteil. So Mlire (sttrol wagons were
pressed Into service to carry heat victims
to the hospitals. Many other wauons were
usisf to carry nwny di-ad and dlsahhsl nni
limls. At midnight there was no relief.
!.. Mlll'.T.tl ll Y AT ST. I.OI IS.
Tenineratare vhow. Msns nf ltllni; t p
At IMMitlirrn Illinois Point.
ST. Ioris. Aiijf. 11. Then- wero nnta
many prostrations yestonlay as on pre
vious days of the: prc-eut hot Kpell. n eisil
wind temprrlnK the heat, nnd there nre
prosics-ts that cooler weather will prevail
for a lime. At a. m. the thermometer
reislentl 8.T. nnd but ciitht degre,-s were
millet! In this (Inrmu tlie day. 'litis is
eliht Ueirrecs lower limn the hii;hct point
rciM-hed here Sunday. A tiuiuU r of deaths
wero reriwitcil, most of them hcinir vic
tims who were prostrated Sunday.
1 hey are as follows: John Huis rcs. dep.
nfy marshal. First district police court ;
I'atrick Tobln. laborer; liarnry l)ix..n.
roloml tsrtcr; K ltrinkh.ius.ciirarmaker:
Thomas linilen, Frank Attenhcimcr nnd
II. V. IbiLd. Inlxitsrs. Four deaths from
sunstroke which were not made public
until yesti rlny orciimil Sunday night.
Their names nr. as follows: John H.
Ahrens, J-welcr; Thomas IVlcman, Thos.
FimTty and M. J. t'arney, laborers.
I'n to biidtiitfht the prostrations nttm-
hernl ten. A niimlu r of sunstrokes were
TeporU-sl In Kitst St. lioulsdurina the twst
two days Three of thcut resulted fatally.
I'.in.ldrulle suffering is still n-ported
from towns In southern Illinois, l'ros
tr.tltins went numerous nt Mendota,
where th mercury reached list dejrre-s.
line rase wl'i be fatal. Frederick Itnite,
farmer livinif neir Carlisle, died from
sunstroke. TUj M mark was reached
toORLIYs. T.tlK I1Y BTILt. 1UYI.
TtaBts Mrtrkea All imr the City by tha
('Hicvr.o. An jr. II. Discomfort and
death were still brlnK dealt by the sun's
rays yesterday. The hlfh temperature
continued without a break. This spell of
fatal hot weather Is without a precedent.
The dally list of deaths from the heat Is
reaching alarming proportion. Twenty
ona gave Hp their livss Sundar. Hun
dreds are dytn g from the indirect effects
the beat, easl many more are sticcnmbins
to prostration. In some cases they will
neTer recoTsr. From Thursday mornimr
nnui noon yesterday fortyighl death by
unstroks Were lysjorted to Um health de-
s?riIflU: for U intlrt weak troia Ana.
s tow inclusive last year bfit one fatal ease
of sunstroke was reported. Tho deaths
Iruni sunstroke for the lust four days are
as follows: -T hursday, 4; Friday, 5; Sut
urcl.iv, S; Sam lav, si; Monday forenoon,
l'l; total for four and Jue half days, 4S.
1 he names of yestenluy's divd are as
follows: Fred Hotter; uniduntilled mau;
Thomas Munithan; Anton Groenwaldt;
Fred Knlehamlt. coachman; Herman
KowelsEi. InlKirer; John Maher; William
Final; Frederick Enjrlehardt; John
M'Gnry, John Vlclla, John Jlarico, Henry
Iakcverc, Orrin Stathcpolia, Kmma
iATszcizky, Datiola Mnrrnna. Mary Krcill.
Catharine Peckith. C-e;-ili.t G. MeCarthr.
William Britt. Barney Machnik, Anton
Phynnneki. Ke:slx n. Bird, Arthur Kyan,
Patrick Wrenn, Timothy Fecley, Charles
F. Gaul, Anna l.etke. Iluth Julia Carlson,
lh-nnis Cariuwly, Timothy Sudds, Mary
Joyce, Henry S;dmborir, Mi.rjiret Farr
inirton, John Valssheviek, unknown man,
Fred Better, Thomas Von.ib n, He.-mau
Ash, Fred lllu, William Fitdiow. John
lvyer. unknown man at Morton Grovo,
John Galeto, Michael Glenn, Anton
Knaud and S. Selastian, '
The continued heat Rreatly affected po
lico patrolmen and letter carriers. About
fifty of the Litt?r have been compelled to
quit work temiMimrily and two or three
limy die. Some of the hlg department
stores have during the last few days prac.
tlcally'becn turmtl into hospital's. Girt
clerks have fainted by the dozen nt their
counters and hundreds of the:u quit work
on account of the heat.
Iist wek 557 deaths were ro ported to
the department of health, which is the
larjrest record for any week in many
years. It is estimated that over l.tXMl ani
mals killed by the heat are. laying in dif
ferent parts of the city, ami tlie authori
ties admit that they are unable to remove
the animals promptly.
XtVKI..M IN GRUAT LICK.
Visited by a Wild and Furious Storm, bat
the Air Is Cooler.
CLr.VEl.AXD. Aug. 11. The heated spell
wns broken here late yesterday afternoon
by one of the most furious storms that has
ever struck tho city. Suddenly and al
most without warning the sun was ob
acurcd by clouds which came up in the
north west. There Were, a few puffs of
wind nnd then came n blow lasting for
Iwilf in hour Tim wind ts.wli.ul n .-,.1 :.
of sixty-two miles an hour. The lake out
side t no nnnior was covered with yachts
pmcticimr for today's repatta. The storm
was on them almost In-fore they had timo
to prepare for it.
1 he I'ri.-u ilia, Vcneedor and Avoca took
in their canvas in lime to meet the pile
nnd lliey weathered the storm safely. The
t'liplsT and Sprite were, however, enp
size.l. l ive men on the former had n nar
row e-ieape from drowning. Tho Trilhy
wns nlso overturned, whilo the 1 liana, Kva
and J-arl dratrp-d their anchors mid were
lilnu'ii ttliof v..,,.. r.r i...... ..-.. .i
npil to uny extent. After tho wipd had
in-iii ii3 lori-e uii' rain came in torrents.
1 he wcatlu is very much cooler.
OVATION AFTER OVATICN
Attend TV. .1. Ilryaa oa Ills Jonrney Kant-cuil-On.
I'ittsp.i K.i. Auff. 11. Presidential
Candidate Bryan left this morninjr
over ILe ri-nnsylvania road for New
i rk. lli looked tired and sleepy
after tbo ordeal of yesterday and last
oi;ht. J he party was cheered all
alone; the route to station. The
train on which he Aa barked is a fast
ono nDd will make but few mods.
Tho train arrived at (ireeubunr at
:3i) and stopped two minutes. Two
loousand people were at tho station.
Bryan appeared on the rear platform
and was heartily cheered and bawed
his acknowledgment. lie declined
to speak. It is understood he will
do little, if any. speaking on his way
lo ie lork. lie is quite hoarse.
A Wunrteirol Oration lu Pennsylvania.
Altoona, Pa., Anjr. 11. Several
thousand people were at the station
to welcome liryaa. The railroad in
cisure was tilled with clamorous
men and women. The streets out
side were packed full of people for
two mocks, one group of 19.000
workmen from the railroad shops
constituted a very small proportion
of the ajgresrate. The crowds
surged around the train. Bryan
shook hands with as msny as possi
ble ci u ring the stop, l'ersistent de
mands were made for a speech, but
Bryan declined to talk.l
tank failures of a Day,
Xrw York, Anir. 11. F. D. Kii.
bum, superintended of banking
posted the following notice on the
Murray Hill bank today: -This
bank is closed pendiee the examina
tion of the condition of its affairs."
The bank is ore of the oldest in the
state. Denos.ts are about one mil
lion f tid a nu.irter. It is believed
they will be paid in full.
Chicago. Aug 11 The private
bank of L. 1). Tavlnr wsa elrt.ert to.
day by order of tlie court, and a re
ceiver was appointed. The a'S'ts
are 1150.000 with liabilities of tl')).
Ui LiTli. Aug. 11 The Security
bank, one of theleadmtr institution's
of the city, tl sed its doors tl,U
mornini?. The !enit a-a ..
neighborhood of f J 0,000.
The not YV Minor Mill Brr.
Chicago. Aiij. ll. The weather
continues hot, though somewhat mod
erated today. Thirteen deaths ate
reported so far.
Brooklyn-, Aujr. 11 Seven death
and numerous prostrations occurred
Xiw York. Aug. 11 Fatal sun
strokes are reported from various
cities and towns adjacent.
PrrrsBCUG. Ang 11. Two deaths
and several prostrations up to noon
hare cccotr d from the beat here.
Jesmt Citt, Aug 11 Three
death Jfrom sunstroke have been re
ported so fsr today. t
Subisriba for The Aboce.
5t01L AM IKICE.
Cuban Rebels Have 'the Death
Penalty for the Proposer.
DEHIAL BY T0MA3 ESTRADA PALMA
Or the Story That There Have Been Peace
Negotiations Law That -Prescribes
IK'ath to the Man Who Proposes Peace
Without Independence Sncasta, the
Spanish Liberal Leader, Looking (or
Trouble with Uncle Sauu
Xf.w Yo::k, Aug. 11. General Carlos
Roloff, the Cuban minister of war, has ar
rived in New York fcoin Key West. He
will stay here until the middle of the
1 month, when he will return to Tampa and
I Key West. Scnor Gonzalo de Quesado, the
I secretary of tho delegation, has arrived
from New Orleans, where he has been or-
pinizim? the Cuban revolutionary clubs,
lienor Toiuas F.strada Palnia, the Cuban
acieirate in mis city, wnen seen anant j
report publishwl in some of the mornimr
paiiers to the effect that General Weylcr
had reached an understanding with tha
chief rctriot leaders to bring hostilities
to nn end upon terms satisfactory to all
concerned, said: "I emphatically deny
that negotiations for tK-ace are the subiect
J of atiy of our correspondence.
There Is a Law Against It.
"There is a law in the republic of Cuba
the spcttorus act which prescribes tho
penalty of death for any one who takes to
tho revolutionary government proposals
tor peace not based upon the absolute in
dependence of Cuba. Vnd.T this law sev
eral men' were executed in the ten years
war, and it had to be abrogated before the
treaty of Kl Zanjon was agreed upon in
February, IsTsS. The present provisional
government enacted this luvr again in lbStt.
It Is in force vet. Xo pence propositions
of any kind have liccn presented to us.
Kven without the law none would be ac
cepted which did not provide for the
recognition of Cuba's independence, to
win which the war was begun."
ooiplaiiis of Spanish Ilullets.
Major Kicardo Bvlgado Hernandez, of
the I 'iilxm rebel nriuy, arrived in this city
from Key West. Major IX-lgndo comes to
New York for medical treatment, not hav-
1 im; yet recovered from tho wounds he re
ceived in both lejsat. tho attack on Cou
Bolcion del .Norte in Mav last. The wound
i in his right le is from one of those cop-
lier-covercd bullets which tho Spanish de
nounce. Their effect upon tho flesh," Major
Delgado said, "is terrible, and the fact
J that 1 have lvn wounded by one of these
bullets shows that it is tho Spaninrds who
take them to t'ulia.. If we sometimes use
them It is hc-ause wo have captured them
from the etiuiuy."
&ENOR SAG A VTA IS FEARFIX.
Thinks the Sinus Indicate a Conflict with
the I nited Slates.
MAUltlu, Aug. 11. Senor Satrasta, tho
well-known Liberal leader, iu an inter
view on the Spanish outlook, said that ho
feared, like Senor Canovas, the premier, a
contlict with the' United States. Scnor
Sagasia said iu an interview that he con
siders tho government's linalicial plans
opiHsid to the public interest, but that
circumstances will probably compel their
Lommix, Aug. 11. The Madrid -correspondent
of The Standard believes that
the government will obtain the necessary
Cuban credits from the cortes despite Lib
SAY THEY ARE NOT SWINDLERS.
Allegations Against the McClures, Craig
nuil Others Flatly Denied.
ClliCAc.o, Aug. 11. Dr. Craig, the fifth
and last of the company of alleged swin
dlers and bucket-shop men wanted by the
United States authorities, was arrested
yesterday in Jersey City. Sunday even
ing W. H. McClure was arrested there,
and these, with the three who are now
under arrest in this city, complete tho
"gang." W. H. McClure and Dr. Craig
will he arraigned before a United States
commissioner iu Jersey City and then
brought to Chicago for trial. "
"There is no truth at all in these
charges." said Thomas yesterday. "W.
II. McClure and I were in the commission
business together for a few mouths, but
in July. IslCi, we split up because of per
sonal differences. James F. McClure then
bought his brother's interest in the firm,
and we continued the business until Sept.
1. Then we broke up. and I organized the
firm of Thomas Ac Co I wns elected a
member on the oiion board, and we trans
acted business on a small scale. But we
fc::c the books to show just how every
cent we received was disposed of."
To! man says: "It's altogether absurd
that 1 sh iuld lie held on'charges of heving
made thousands of dollars as a swindler.
1 haven't a cent in the world. For two
weeks past, since I closed out the commis
sion business of Tolman & Co. because it
didn't pay, I have lieen working for James
K. McClure, soliciting printing orders for
flu a week. We can easily show that our
commission business was straight, and
heaven knows it will not be a long job, for
the Irasiness was small enousjh. Most ol
the orders amounted to and $3 each "
The World's rigorcs oa Faiiion.
New YottK, Aug.' 11. World corre
SHndeuis ' in thirty-four states where re
sults iu November may be affected by fu
sion show these facts ns to the progress
of the Populist-Democratic movement:
Fusion iseoiupicted in four states. Against
fusion in thirteen states. Neuotiations in
progress in seventeen states. Of the states
that have not yet decided it is estimated
that fusion will be accomplished in eight,
while nine remain iu- doubt. Some of
them ar considered certain to reject fu
Proposed tirrat Strike at London.
London-, Aug. 11. The great strike of
the dock laborers has been fixed by J.
Havcloek Wilson and Tom Mann to be
ein on Aug. 10. If Wilson's plans succeed
l.i 00000 men will stop work.
You ought to know that when suf
fering from any kidney trouble that
a safe, care remedy is Foley's kidney
Cure. Guaranteed or money re
funded. Sold by U F. Bahnsen.
Declines to Accept Reform.
New Orleans, Aug. 11. The city coun
cil has refused to put in operation the new
city charter framed by the state legisla
ture at its last session. The charter was
on extreme reform lines, creating a civil
service coiumision ana placing all muni-
cipal officers. Including laborers, under
civil service rules.
Death of liaroueaa Tennyson
Loxuon, Aug. 11. Baroness Tennyson,
widow of the late poet laureate, Is dead.
She was a daughter of Henry Sellwood,
Esq., and was married to Alfred Tennyson
in 18ou. Her son, uaitaiu Tennyson, is
the present Baron lenuyson.
insist on caving jusi what you
call for when you go to buy Hood's
Sarsaparilla, the One True Blood
Purifier and nerves.
A cream of tartar baking powder. Highest
of all in leavening strength .Latest United
Mates Government f ood IleiMsrU .
Kotal Baanta Powder Co., New Yoke Cm
Cupid In Quest of the Sum
when inquiring where he could
get an elegant Buit made for
him, such as is worn by the ex
quisite swell at Newport or liar
Harbor, was directed by one of
them to HOPPE'S. where no one
ever failed to get the most per
fect fit, latest style, choice, sea
sonable goods, and a distingue
appearance at a reasonable price.
Sawed building stone,
Ashlar and trimmings
For cheapness, durability and
beauty excelled by none. This
stone does not wash or color the
wall with alkali, etc. Plana sent
us for estimates will receive
careful attention and be returned
promptly at our expouse.
Quarries 12 miles from Rock
Island on the C. B. A Q. K. K.
Trains Nos. 6 and 10 will stop
and let visitors off and on.'
Bridge stone, ccrn crib
blocks and foundation
stone any size desired.
Samples of Stone and Photos of
Buildings can be seen at Boom
No. 12, Mitchell & Lynda's build
Arthur Burra.'I. manager,
Rock Island or Coiona. 111.
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