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K. ISLAND ARQV
VOL. XLV. HQ, 202. EOC3 I8LAPD, HL 7EDHE8DAT. JTJffg 16 1837. FBIC3 T- CZ3T3.
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Hawaiian Annexation Plan
Ready for Congress.
JAPAN UTTERS A PROTEST.
Stipulations in the Endorsed
Washington, Jane 16 The Ha
waiian annexation treaty was signed
thii forenoon by Secretary Sherman
for the United States and Commia
!onri Uateb. Taunton and Kinney
for Hawaii. The docament goea to
the aenate today. The treaty pro
vide! that the government of Hawaii
cede to the United States absolute
perpetual sovereignty ever the isl
ands and their dependencies, and
the inlands become an integral part
of the territory of the United States.
All revenues from the sale of pub
lie lands are to be used solely for the
bent fit of the inhabitants of the Isl
and for educational and other public
purposes. They are to be readmit
ted as a territory with local laws
made by the legislature, subject to
the approval of the president. The
present treaties and laws governing
the relations of foreign powers will
remain in force until congress takes
action. Chinese immigration is pro.
hibited, alse emigration cf Chinese
to the states, pending the action of
The pablie debt to the amount of
$1,000,100 is guaranteed. Mo men
tion is made of the gratuities of the
ex.queen or princess.
Tbe Japanese filed a protest
against the treaty on the ground
tbat it premises to lead to a breach
of the treaty stipulations between
Japan and the Hawaiian islands.
Mot BltH flxatf.
Washington, Jane 16. The sen
ate has sgreed to the rates on agri
cultural products as fixed by the re
publican members, of the finance
cemmittee, and also the rates on fish
and dried fruits.
nmn Me Ktbe hr hi, avtoae.
St. Louis, June 16. At Meramec
Highlands, a summer resort near
here, at midnight I.st night. D. C.
Collins, a wealthy citizen of Nash
ville, was lured inte a clump of
bushes and beaten over the head
with a hammer and probably
fatally injured and robbed of
$.C(A casn, the proceeds from the
sale of a hotel in Nashville. His as
sailant was Martin Ensley, whom he
had known intimately since boy
hood. Ensley is from Memphis, a
ion of Col. Enoch Ensley, one of the
most premineat mine owners and
planters in the south. Ensley was
arrested. Tbey are interested in
some horses at the track here.
Bntebwr Batter Found Uallty.
Sydney, N. S. Y.. Jane 16. The
trial of f rank Butler, charged with
tbe murder of dipt. Lee Weller,
while the two were on a gold pros
pecting trip, was coscluded today,
tbe jury rendering a verdict of
guilty. Butler escaped to America
on a tailing vessel alter the murder.
He was arretted and extradited after
an extended legal Gght at San Fran.
Bis law mtumwl.
Iowa City, Iowa. Jane 16. Thou
sands of people flocked into the city
during the mgnt to witness tne nre
men's parade this morning. Fire
men from all parts of the state con
tinue to arrive. The parade was tbe
largest ever witnessed in tne city
over 2.000 firemen being in line. The
raco program will be carried out at
tbe fair grounds.
B.mb la lrlf.
Paris, June 16. A bomb exploded
this afternoon in front of the Straus-
burg statue on tbe place de Lacon
corde. No damage was done.
Htat Victim In Cbloago.
Chicago, June 16. One death and
Oalaaraaat tor IUml kauraaiaa etraftta
M aaattafslncM. Aare Um hot atalaat
last aa4 ali;fiau of Malvcratfca mbbw
to lb sSssp htnad.
'BaTa hi rvwsaaOo.. VewTeskt
one prostration, whioh will probably
ream laiauy, were reportea ap tiu
noon as a result of the heat today.
Jim" m the aninn.
Chicago, June 16 "Jim." the Mar
hyena, who escaped at Lincoln park
last night, ravaged a number of
graves in Graceland cemetery. To.
day the keepers were ont trying to
recapture him. but at latest reports
were not successful.
Will step Tham.
New York, Jane 16. The police
commissioners have decided tbat the
so-called boxing contetts in the city
should bj stopped.
Dear Wot Kx FMldant Clavelaail.
Princeton. N. J.. June 16. The
degree of L L. D. was conferred upon
ex-President Cleveland by Princeton
BIG MONEY HID IN A SOFA.
It Waa Costs Rican Cash, bat ETery DolU
New York, Jure 16. On the Atlas line
steamer Alsne wftch arrived yesterday
from Costa Rica there came a sofa
guarded by two United States secret
service ofllcers. It contained nearly
$500,000 in Costa Rican counterfeits. Chief
Hazen was lnfmed early in May that
the Costa Rican authorities had ar
rested two men concerned in an attempt
to overthrow the present government
there, and had found upon them thou
sands of counterfeit notes.
. These, It is said, were made In great
quantities In this city and vicinity.
Chief Hazen sent agents to investigate
the plot. It was upon their cabled ad
vices that Chief Hazen recently caused
thenrrest in this city of Senor Ricardo
de Requezus. a political exile from
Costa Rica, and Eudenia Reineman, a
widow whose home Is In Pittsburg, but
whe lived here for a time. The sofa
received yesterday was ripped open and
found to contain new notes of the Bank
of Costa Rica fifties and one hundreds.
NEARLY SUICIDED IN A DREAM.
Remarkable Experience of a ColorecKltl-
ea at Col fair, la.
Colfare, la., June 16. Rollcn Dlgffs,
colored, while asleep on a sofa dreamed
he was stealing a ride In a box car with
another man and that the man seized
him and tried to throw him eut of the
door while the train was running at a
high rate of speed and that he pulled
out his knife and tried to cut the stran
ger's throat. This was his dream, but in
stead of cutting the intruder's throat, he
pulled out his knife and drew it across
his own throat, cutting It badly.
His wife, seeing this, screamed and
arousing the neighbors by saying her
husband was committing suicide. At
this Diggs Jumped up and did not seem
to know what was gcir.g on until he saw.
in ine mirror mat his throat was bleed- I
lng. His condition is not serious, buthad
the knife been sharp he would never
DETROIT GIRL NOW A COUNTESS.
Mlaa Ella Walker the Wlfn of Caaat Man
fred Von Matnarhka.
Detroit, June 16. At 5:30 o'clock yes
terday afternoon Blfhop John S. Foley,
of the Roman Catholic tie of eastern
Michigan, united In marriage Count
Manfred von Matuschka, Baron de Ton-
polezen and Spatten, and Miss Ella
Walker, at the residence of the bride's
father. Franklin H. Walker. The civil
ceremony was performed by Justice
Schellenburg at noon. Count Matuschka
resides in Silesia and iB cf Hungarian
extraction. He Is a lieutenant in the
Regiment der fiardes du Corps, a re
serve force of the German army. Two
other members of the German nobility,
the count's brother Eberhardt von
Matuscaka and Count Aikman, were
present at the ceremony.
Miss Walker is a granddaughter of
Hiram Walker, the founder of the great
distillery at Walkervllle, Ont. The
wealth cf the Walker family Is esti
mated at from $10,000,000 to $15,000,000.
The wedding was strictly private, only a
few immediate relatives and friends of
the contracting parties being present.
The count and countess expect to pro
ceed at ocne to the home of the Ma
tuschka In Germany.
MISSING ILLINOIS BILL FOUND.
Senate Clerk Discover. It In the rocket of
Springfield, liis., June 16. The miss
ing bill In relation to building and loan
associations was placed In Governor
Tanner's hands yesterday morning by
Secretary Paddock, of the senate. The
bill has been in the hands of Charles
Baldwin, senate enrolling and engross
ing clerk, who first went to Green
ville, where Lieutenant Governor Nortn
cott signed It and then be hunted up
Speaker Curtis and had him sign it.
Baldwin left the bill In a pocket of his
coat in Chicago for several days.
Scores on the Bait Field.
Chicago, June 16. Following are the
scores at base ball made by League
clubs: A Baltimore Louisville 5, Balti
more ?: at Philadelphia Cleveland 4,
Philadelphia 3; at Washington Pitts
burg 10, Washington 8; at Brooklyn
Chicago 8, Brooklyn 4; at New York
St. Louis X, New Tork 9; at Boston
Cincinnati 4. Boston 10.
Western League: At Detroit Milwau
kee 5, Detriot 7; at Columbus Minneap
olis 2. Columbus C: at Grand Rapids
St. Paul 4. Grands Rapids 3; at Indian
apolis Kansas City 6. Indianapolis 7.
Western Association: At Peoria
Rockford z, Peoria 11: a Burlington
Qulncy 3. Burlington S; at Cedar Rap-
Ids Dubuque S, Cedar Rapids 3; at Dea
Qaeea to fire a Hone Rare.
Ascot Heath. England. June 16. It Is
reported that Queen ictoria will wit
ness the race for the gold cup here to
morrow, for which event Persimmon,
the Prince of Wales' entry and the
Derby winner of last year is the favor
Rnila. nimnlea and ernntinna
scrofula, salt rbenm and all other
manifestations of impure blood are
enrea ny notv i oarsaparuia.
Drives Big Factories Ont of the
Bonanza to Farmers.
Chicago, June 16. As the result of the
signing of the antf-fcuttefine bill by
Governor Tanner the ''manufacture cf
butterineln Illinois will practically cease
July L Four firms are engaged In the
business in Chicaeo. and sn nnn nnn
i pounds of the Imitation butter is turned
I out PVPfV VP r rn vrhlh an ,..-!
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revenue tax of 2 cents a pound, or $600.
000. is paid. Armour & Co and Swift ft
Co.. both of which firms have plants at
Kansas City, will probably remove their
machinery to that city, wffile O. H.
Hammond & Co. and Braun & Fitts ex
pect to move to Hammond. Ind.
The closing of the establishments here
will throw several hundred men out of
employment. It Is estimated that the
operation of the new law will put $3,
000,000 yearly Into the rockets of th
IMPORTANT RAILWAY LITIGATION.
One Side Holds That a Jury Hut Decide
tne Rate uneatinn.
Dubuque, la., June 16. The case of C.
. Van Patton. of Charter Oak. la -
the Chicago, Milwaukee and St. Paul
railroad, is before Judge Shiras in the
nltea States court. One of the suits ia
for alleged overcharges brought by the
Northwestern ftrain fihlnnp'r a Na
tion against several railways. This suit
involves $59,000. but the total claim an
The claim cf the plaintiff la that the
rates for the past five years were extor
tionate. The defendants nrou-pr ih,i
the rates were established by the Inter
state commerce law, and that the plain
tiff is now estopped because he paid the
rates without protest. The defendant
demurs that shippers are not bound to
protest, and that the question of reason
able charge 13 one for a'Jury to decide.
Better Von Watchee That Jap. '
S.in Francisco. June Ifl Sttnto T..H
Commissioner VUvtroraA w-Vi it ,- ...
returned from a personal investigation
or tne labor employed In the beet fields,
says: "I find that between 95 and 98 per
cent, of all the labor used In the beet
fields of California is Japanese and Chi
nese, with the Chinese fast going to the
wall as sealnst the rnmnetltlnn nf th.
Japanese. The Japanese bosses In the
neios toia me tnat next year tney will
handle the entire fmlnstrv. Thpv co v
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too, that they expect to bid against the
wnues in renting tne land.
Indiana Sunday School Meet.
Warsaw. Ind.. June 16. The State
Sunday School Union assembled at Wi
nona Park at 2 p. m. yesterday. Rev. L
N. Karle lectured during the afternoon.
An interesting evening session cm nien
A centurv nlnnt ,,., .
TT " een in the
hits House COnservatm-lo. i . .
ILT '.S .ab?ut to bIoom for the first
next Ausi: " W'" mOCm rome
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EVERY PIECE A
SPECIAL LOW PRICES
Sideboards & Chiffoniers
From 97 up.
Of Fancy Rockers,
Parlor Goods and
Couches Is the best
in the three cities.
We are money savers
to Furniture and Car
& Carpet Co.,
S24, 825, S2S Brady St.
Are proper subjects for
will find the
From Straw Hats it is easy
You can find what you want at The ECONOMY. Come and
see what we have. '
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CIcthir.3 Department, '1809-1811 Ssccr.d Ays.,
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COOL STUFF 1
Great line of Crash Suits. Straw Hats,
everything else that is made to keep you
You Know Us. Prices
red hot consideration this weather. You
finest line in Rock Island at the
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