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ROCK ISLAND ARGUS.
Y0UX1VL WO. 114
ROOI ISLOB, ILL.. WEDNESDAY, MARCH 2, 1898.
PRICE THRU dm,
LONG HAS TROUBLE.
Scrttary!of the Navy Sets Agoing
Sensation About the
6I7E8 IT AS A PER70NL OPIHIOR
Taat II.- p.ntah i... Had .,,i,,ng
to !.. wlik .1,, l.alaalaa. ,, ,.,,
Ik Opinion mt tmm WImI. tHmla-Ui-,t,..
v.. x. , hrH -.... Ik Cmtrt
f it ... , i .a i, . h n. ,r rt-
ptmnm- .... aft- atamlt.
Wahlr. n. .Hair t-Tn main la
of jrtdny In raaaartlae with
1 " --! - n . a at.
mnt hy rrtarv UM. Minn lac tit
rahlnat mtln. tn.it In hi- fr.Ml
"Pinion any ..m lal participation by in
F panto evrnmnt in tit blowing np
f th Main i n .tr i r. tlrnliy Mt.
Iitat! d m th itna:i.a This ttatt-
jn p mm
fnont wan M sfl a f.-riral mt nrM
Miam. ir. ai .1 " ia Md hy .. a
h wnlk. l an ay fr. m th WM: Hows.
Aa nanal th ran. u , a) m--t ..rfl-r
lHtfn.. with in.tulrl. na tu th
ri . MaM th mtins;. nnl In
i rna ta thaw ImpsatSSsMrs th aa.
ratnry rath-r . aitally mi mm-1 np th.
situation in a r , 'tin that
m..t at th tim. hi. I I n k . -i t th
.it- . . n " I i i. r in th
r-nath N I'uhaa aMuatl-m
hal b. n in.- - I but there
wr n.. actual J. v.-lupm. nta. ani h
Ihrtt p II r . . t ,..r fh
K'li'Ji t ha. I .. , , .. thn h
' l th- ii. ti iiv rasa-
li.a way, lh.ii any parti. tpathaa by Ikr
j i-nniah v rr i nt in th bl nlnn u(
lb Mnlri . .r i limin.t!
I i hl Ju lair, nt This last remark .
ii'v-n i.. . ... , .,M..n apnrt
l -n th. .vii. h r. f. i iw hkb ha.l
.ra tin from a I Ittl Matter.
It lmm.Mil,.. lv tarts antra rrm
I'li'ii' in. I iliaruanlun. n whn lne
rlurn.- t,. ih- r,,vy upurtmnt after
Inn h i-rl Ih .
tn rnvv waa N-ina Wn Ih furrs mt
n nttli lal .. . 1 1 n ti-1' S . , r.
annalbtllty f-.r iVe .i r. r hn.l U-n
. num. .'. I In . i l i.i milt r!ar hl
manln. a i .. r-.n il .tprraii,.1 f
pli I n ' ' ' ' t ll..ttlnc
tatm..nt. Th. ira n ihimr w talV-.l
Nut in aMi' mm th aiHrnai a aat
th iimivt-r , re n whit man In
i:nraln an-l one i . i. r. I man in A.iith
I'arolinn In ranl f.. th PuKin alt
nation I mtl I th .neht thlnna wr
vrowinc nuleter . ery itay. an-l aa far
think that any etn, lal parti. Ipate.n an
th in ..f t nt In
th .ii.i.i.t w. " r' . 'i my ellm
Inntei n i.h Mn r. nu :n
eml Im haa ma.l a further eaateM
tion f th .limiulii. m th way of
rtatlva who arrh to r th re
muvat to the I'nlt.il itai of th rr
mnlna of au. h .f th riitimn of th
Main p'oain na have alrnly hn
inteirej rVnator .nrhanha, of n
tfbMkn. rn !-. I th atat.- 4partment
tn ohtnin nertniaalon for th huma
lion arol rm. i ' ,,f
Kere. ir I Hi .. ., , at l-lp
N "ii-neral l aie, r.rth th fallow.
In n ap. na: mmt Nwlla hurt
wha ao itr nnie, iinkl. It a
"' -! " .im unt.;
in aapimtion f n rnm. Xtthr
ramera a r MaaMtbl win perm 1 1
"lilt "I of I.. Hi... unl.-aa t on .
-yit ami pnt in mtaiu ra Th
' a rrp
few to fete rt, f,
mt an ii MiHtrtn nur iiMrr.
in Map at... lUw. rjai-
rht la in t aa.
th'aatahjgajpv. Mar. h i.- i'i bi 1 1 ninni
th publtahr l r. port that Ih iirr.ltatkm
of lima ngajaat by th l'nltl rtta
la hValn tor ih. n inVntkm f t'nbn
(ttmvtiMl nan now rnrnnatly nrti
aunt at Waahmaton t nrnr twe
t T"1 tlhe isaaw-al "fe , I
nva'ha' t.n !n f th time, an .ffl
rlal h' ..r. -n irak him om
I :-t fniinr with all 5inh n'utln
ll..ni aald. 'Tt. rtp..rt l abnolutrly
falw In every i artii uiar. No tim limit
exptrra loUay r at any other prcifled
date, .in 1 f. r that rmaort ther ar no
tfMlail. - . .-.. r r.t-rt. iat
J fur n t.j m. ntt.' ntnl..n r for
any other tr.;n. Th report Is an
Invention thn uitiout " l;it-nt nrit-
tlatlOM bten th United SUtea
n l -t "i In ha In-ill ronfln. d to the
frol rommrrcial agreement be
ta een thla x.untry and Spain, and alo
betwien thla inuntry and I'utn.
A fart that may be a ur.ria to a
f.ri many people, espeelnily there
h have been readlnc the eenrationnl
at..rl t. 1 to .m nperr. la
that thy prl!nt and :h membeni of
Ih aWrret nr a I rr ; 1. 1. 1 In the
dark aa to nhat th evidence o far ad
tm :-;'..-' j re on the ! iy
after h eipi.h.n. The truth tf thla
atat n.t H vintl-.J fi r by authority
Bet to h ntlod I r . r th.- p.-cuI-
lar rlrrirmatarc of the car I'aptain
Birabee nould net cmmunlrnt hli
th"Tta or krowledc of th fartp to
an re earepline the court ronduitlnic
Ih lnio4rr. Cnawul nral Lee
It. .. -.1 rr.- . !.-,.! r
at la any event. reufr of there
f.. r ' . - -in. r. al Tl., th. c. -mm.
nt naythlng I. aring upon th vi
tal quat!. n at iu The rourt Ittolt
hwa been jnall ix nrommunkntlve.
:.ra fnm Key Weal aaya that the
raajrt of hajey ttM r mm bj Havana
t-tnn. What 'eftimony wan y rater
day Ma not le- n gttoind. M.-mh. r
: V ! ' : . i . n ci an ..f.n-
M that fairy tale about the Maine's
turneibi tnb aatem tln ntuffed with
dynamite and ngilaiii. From Havana
tuaai ii th rewa that the div. ra on the
wrklnn I AM i Arm got to work
yeatertay. They intend the after tor
aawo maanirtrent. hut made no dlr
. v v.-r th.it "u h Is th rundl
tlm of the halt llilt that enterir.g It
hi ttra-havirdoua. even f..r dlvm.
Sir Ih ' i h hta frk-r. I CI mel
Parker aa l O BMl OneraJ Lee. made a
rail of ewarrtesy t v npi"tn:ntnt oa
t'aataln Oenera! Iltanvo. at Havara.
V. relarv Joae ronarnato nnompanled
th party and a. t4 aJae aa Inter-arete-
I'.-r-ril IIiimo reeetve.1 hla
Vlaltora with great lordlallty and a
I - ! Mlh 1 Rem r..l p. Ittl r I . D-
TI .-1 .. . i i mi.-, r Vii ava arrived
off M i' it ... h laat evi-nlne,
ffer a cowl our. from New Y.ik.
?h wan nvt hy acre a of at. nm
Itwarh and eaily drornt4 yarhta
M hand, ant aa h rt. imi.J to h'-r
eanelrca nthuu.tr welrnmn wor?
h..ute. fr..m all Ih quays, whlrh
w.r llnd nl"h thousanila of peup:-.
1 ' ' r : i o r.- gay n It fa
urtlnn. r.-k i. wro .la-hargd and
ther was nintfnuou- !i erlng from a
Think. Me line. I Bghj .. Nmhln.
teJWhrvUI. Mjnh i Kev. TJ. A. lad
die pnat.ir of th Or! Jtrrl Colored
tlapi i, r.tdy to tah- up
eran f or ?i.i'm a-.l in a a ?ttv n ?un
day exhorted hla f.k to do llkrwlae.
led lie aay , . i . r.-. owe this coun
try rethr ai I hi y ar.- !in h-M riilTed
ad hk-hed a' ut Th negro has no
proteerion, b said. I will take up
arm at.nir.-t Anwrli ana he exi-l-iin 1
ev i ' H. hut I will r.ol fight for her"
I.Ike lr ShM Werr.p..l.lan JnarnaU."
Jla lrl.l. M u.h .'.The ' J ir.ic-" I iprs
h I ...iih afaaurtlve dlapati hs front
Xw Tork and Washington to the ef
f . : that th relations between the
1'nt.d "tatis and Spain are hnir'y b
n.mln m. re .trained, and attributing
i Tr- .. r i K v a ii-. of atiii
raaiaw tir.a? or tr.
aat at Iters latarasrd That Ae-
d t Was um ta f aas
Madrid. Match 2. The Spani b
Iforetntnant M ndaj received a report
ir. m to -pinisn aathorttiet at Ha
faaa that the expioeion which
wrecked the Maine was due to to.cr
oal caatei. and adding that it li be
llered the tatted States expetta
ill admit this without reservation
ol aa hiad."
Havsaa. March 2 The city is
quiet, t ut public acd private ereet-
ias to the cmlKr. iscaja. which
arrived last ciht. have not lessened
in ferTor. Divers are rlut hard
opB the wreck of tie Maine. It is
feared that man; ej the dead were
blows to pieces, which would ac.
cos' .oi the failure to find the bod
lee where expected.
Saaato Proctor has gone to Ma
tacxas. where he i;i spend the day.
accoaspaaled bv Miss Ciara Km 'n
and Mrs. Ward. The trip can be
made in a day and eight honrx spent
: Malar i.
i .t i saw i re la m
Washiaton. Mar h 2 Secrrtsrj
Loar decided to sead a naval retsel
is Caba at oace with 40 or 50 tone of
pecMSions for the rtHef of the snf
feriafi' reconien rsdu. The vssiol
to go will ha tuber the Matanzai or
saaa. ana perhaps : :a.
Tm ... I a, 4 airy
Key West. March 2 The Maine
cmrtof inquiry resumed its sesainn
this siornia. Tex more enlisted
men were rxamiotd and Comma:der
Forsyth. Srst of the Witce.sea n t
oa the list of the rrew of the
Mats. was called. It la n.
derstood he gave testlmoaj regard
iac the eoelirg- of the battleship at
Us aavy yard here and at Washing
ton. I r mt lia.ii la A merle.
Soathaasptoa. March " Prince
Albert, of Hi .g am. embsrked for
America He experts to stndy the
( sited btstes g vernm- nt methods,
visit faetotiee. mines, and obeerv
the people ia their haUts aad mode
ct liviaf .
Ti Aaaci. ioc a wees, delirrred
sTsry ereaiaf st yesr door
ONCE AGAIN DEFINED.
Position of Great Britain as to the
State of Affairs in the Chi
WILL SUBMIT TO NO PABTTTIOS.
John null. Intrrr.la Tin re Paramount
but "t t.trlu-ive Only In.i-t- on a
ehanre for Fair eoniprtitinn -Think.
Ihe eleatial Truulilea Ar Only Ilrgun
Aeroinplle of King Urorr'n Anaallant
at Alhrn Arrr.ieil.
L'ndon. Marrh In the h'.use of
comm.-i,. j.-T.rday the parliamentary
aerretary of the foreign offlfe, i iirxun.
an u.r-d a quift..n psS by Sir Kills
Arhm-..J-Pirtlett. Crnervatlve. as to I
wh-thr Itn.aaia had iKtuplel IVtr
Island. He said Russia was believed
to b negotiating with ioren for a coal
deie t at Ieer Mard. n hixe Japan al
ready h.id a similar site. SWJ added
that r...:hir.g hnd been heard tfT.'ially
cf Kusslan octufatlon of the is:a:..l
f rrlne to IV rt Arthur. Curzon raid
no forts existed there now. and th
government a n..t aware that any
Hu5Slnn land for. -a were ut that plate.
Aahrnrsl-Rartlert havira brotatM ui
th Chines question and the axtvaxs
of llusala. "'urs. n. aft. r fome .J -bate.
said that l:rltl-h Ini-nsts in CUM
were -paramount, but not exclusive."
.iii.i. ii ,. irt; Bsri inn i
The r.ritish nation, he contini. i1
would hwl l Jutm. In carding le
gitimat taeaewttt .rr wtth faaloaxqr, i.ut
11 ht rath, r to its nil M r:s to k. B
In an ave of con:f . tltion what was
won in an ac- I f m..n. p ly ." Th-
ciuld f. rise that ihtna would l cn
fnmttd by cr at r darpern in t lie fu-tun-
thin she had bi tn In the ft.
tJri nt iiritMin's ..II. y v. as to pr. vent
the dianiptk n and to ojt .ee the i.lier
atlon of I'li.ai .e teiriti ry. and i; was
not lik-'y thHt :r. . ii I ritaia would r. -rard
with satlsfai ;lon the attempts of
iih-rs In the dir. t.n if BwCfj dlsruji
tlon BSJi alii nation.
Ahont the Nmld ( lilne.i- Loan.
Curzon reviewed the loan r.fRitia-
tii ris. sa inline ut tka 'isxaamea and
un.il?h r.ittir if thw itriii-li terms."
whi. R. haweve! had r. ! xeeieated aaa-
r i - 1 ln aroused that had prevent
ed the entr.tin of th..- loan. China,
harwrver. had assurtd (Ierit llritaln
that she would not ask a loan of any
oth. r flower nml yesti r,jay h" (Curzon)
had learn d that the 1 an would be no-potint.-.!
through n iwcrful Lank.
laxaMaa at e.rrat nastata i nsasi
Currrn ih-n re. apltulau .1 the valu
able Poaxeeaeleaxl srMck hina had vol
untarily oTen-d. Po far as BxsatSa
wa lom .-rned. her assc ranee was that
he pan she had sTtir 1 is an outlet
would be an i pen port, tfkc a treaty
port. Geiat Ttrltain. he declared, had
tak-n her stand Umt. the treaty of
Tlen-Tsin. which empi.w. red her to op
pose th.- lniH,yit..n of sivclal tariffs by
other powers at chinos" ports, and no
Uritlsh roverntnent WwaM ever consent
to an abandonment r.r curtailment of
tr-aty rights. Th- niatier was th. n
dropind and the aaeaa adjourned.
r im iii: or k titniTA's r.u
Man XVho Shot at Kin t;org of fireece
In Ibe I. rip of the Law.
Athens. March i The accomplice of
Karditza. n Mai . .Ionian workman
named Georeil has been Ulnated.
Karditza and rieiirgii on fJaturday last,
attempted to assassinate Kinp !-orge
of (Jreece. by shooting him while he
was cut driving with his daughter,
Prlnress Marie. Ocrgil has made a.
confession. He declares that he acted at
the Inatipatlor of Karditza. the latter
representing that killing th. king would
he an act of great courage and glorify
thr m iHith. tJeorgli's courage oozed out
at th last moment and he was unable
to hit the horses, upon which every
thing d. h n ! .1
The bomb found near the scene of
Ihe attai k contained 10 drachmas of
dynamite. Karditza when examined
admitted that he intendej to throw the
Immb Into the king's carriage. The gen
eral result of the inquiry thus far ap
pear to indicate the existence of a se-
ret i on-pirac y.
MUST PAT THxIR BACK TAXES.
a., (.trine ( aurt Ir.inn Again. t t ;. .-.:!.. ii
l-lf In.aranee l anipanlea.
Mllwntikee, Wis , March I At Madi
son yesti rday the state supreme court
decided aa insurance case of great im
portance not only to the parties direct
ly Involved, but to several of the big
life insurant companies which do
tnaalness In Wisconsin. It is that of
the Travelers' Insurance company, of
Hartford. Conn., against Insurance
Commissioner Fricke. f..r an Injunc
tion restraining him fr. m revoking Its
license In the state, which he has
promised to do unless the company
pays bark taxes amounting, with in
terest, to atio-ut 3S.(00, which the com
missioner claims are due.
The ruprme court affirmed the decis
ion of the lower court and the Travel
ers' company will have to pay SC4.C40 in
back license fees. Other companies af
fected will bring the total sum in
volved up to tlM..
Prlagre aad the Priaoaera.
I-ansing. Mi h . March 2. Governor
Ping re has been sever ly criticised for
the large r.umbr of convicts he has
pan led during the last year. In de
fense of his action he says that the-e
are so many men in some of the Mich
igan prisons that beds have to lie pro
vided In the hallways, and that he be
lle vi s that h? Is doing the state a ser
vice In releasing men who have been
glv-n heavy sentences for minor of
fenses after they have served two or
three years of their tlm.
"Kid'' McCoy haa accepted Joe
Choynski's standing challenge, and has
wired him to that effect, the meeting tu
take place in Hot Springs. April 20.
Is she season for new life in nature,
new vigor in onr physical (systems.
As the fresh sap carries life into the
trees, so onr blood should give U9
renewed strength and vigor. In
its impure state it cannot do this,
and the aid of Hood's Sarsaparilla
is imperatively needed.
It will purify, vitalize and enrich the
blood, and with this solid, correct
foundation, it will build up good
health, create a good appetite, tone
yonr stomach and digestive organs,
strengthen your nerves and over
come or prevent that tired feeling.
This has been the experience of thou
sands. It will be yours if you take
Sarsaparilla m a
cIdc acd Blood Purifier. Sold by all druggists. $ u
j, r:i cure nausea, indigestion,
HOOd S PlllS buiousaesa. iiScenla,
WEBER IN HISjDWIf DEFENSE.
Priest 1 1 i . ;i i e. He llns Been Ml.repre.ent
asV What He Keally Maid.
Xcw York, March I. Rev. Fr.ther
WebS, temporary assi-tnnt priest at
St. Tit. i s chunli at lb nilout, who is
all l-. d to hav dl liverod a political
sj i h In which he reviled the United
States, saying that under no circum
stances should !: man Catholics ficlii
against feeds says: "I did not say a
word about tka Ameriian administra
tion. I dsd ray Cuba In longed to Spr.ln
and that ibis land had no right to in
terfile Willi their tn u" s. No other
aatloa meddles with Aiaertcaa affair?.
"Xi v- rth.-l' ss. the jin.uo., s. it seems,
would throw the country into a war,
and In that even: Ih. f r. ilit receive a
" v. re 1 sson. wh.. i- would not harm
th- SB, I did not r-.iy a v ord about the
g..ernnnnt or BSenttoa the names of
rr yboily NtttieCted with It. I sai l
Sriin is a Catholic nation, and It
seemed that there li. : a good deal of the
IrmiMii f r there is a constant outcry
of JthgocB ami A. P. a. 'p. it is a shame
ful lie that I should have been made to
say any thins; about u... government r
criourar;. d the lakiri ; tip of arms
at :inst Am. rii a."
TOUGHS ON THE BALL FIELD.
Magnate Make an l.ffort to Iteforui the
St. Louis, Manh tt jaost radical leg
islation waa enacted yesterday by thr
r -nates of the National Base Hall
T - lie BjasesaMed hue Ir annual ses
sion. At the afternoon session a m "ag
ar- for the suppression of obscciie, in
decent and vulvar lauguago upon the
ball Md by j.iay. rs was adopted by the
ri i p .- t.uciv ,; ' th. : vvely ... i lulis
present without a diss, ating vote. Th-
provisions of the measure are most
sweeping, and provide for the trial of
guilty persons before a ;ri'ourial of three
judges to lie known as the board of
div ij.line, Whii h shall punish the culprit
cither by suspension or expulsion for.
The first tribunal under this pro
vision wU be cetUI ..sed of L.. C. Kraut -hexT,
of Kansas 'i!y, Mo.; Louis Kra
ni f, of Cincinnati, and Frederick K.
Sti arns, of Detroit, Mich. These men,
who are promim nt and well-known to
the patrons of the National League,
will serve respectively for three and
two yinrs ird one year. One memb. r
of the board will r.-tir- each year and
his successor will be elected at the an
nual Khedaie meeting of tiie League.
first of a New Ixata Ssevtss
iK-irciit, Mann .'The first of the
Wabash fr- iyh.t trains bo go east over
UM new r.'jffalo fdxdsjoa Bf the Wa
bash ( formed by use c.f the Grand
Trur.k tracks! Staited yesterday. The
two Grand T: .:r.k iar ferry steamers
w fa V.H.t Iilsj for twelve hours con
tinuously on account of th" Incrense if
the traltio aosed by ih.e new mutual
arrang BMBt betweefl the two roads.
He Vfa In A ndaeaaarrtUa Prlaon.
IHewliijiiiii, i;;s . March L Flavlua
J. PhiUinxik died Sunday right at his
h-rne in Normal. Bgsd 70. He was a
I'r.ion sold:, r. and spent two years in
B I:'! I. i '.y and And-rs .nvil e pris
ons. He was a native of Granville, O.,
and came to Normal from Vandali.i,
Ills., thirty y. ars ago.
The evidence ia tho case proves
Hucd a barsapinlla cures scrofuln.
salt rhenm, boils, humors and all
Arnold's Bromo Olcry cures head
aches; 10. 25 and 50 cents ' lie is a'
403 Brady SL, Davenport, Iowa
EASES -MEN ANOWOMEN
MEDICAL JOURNAL FREE.
Ho to (,-et weli lion- to keep
ell joviltaUon (rom s o clock
am.'-.' u'clook p m Sanda.s
from i a. m. to 1 u. m Telephone
IEsUbllshed 35 Teats Ex- U.
178. perieuce. S
- . LAST - .
All odds and ends in Suits and
Overcoats laid on separate tables.
Prices Cut from 33 1-3 to 50 Per Cent
Less than Former Prices.
Everything must go. We need
the room for Spring Goods, which
are commencing to arrive.
GREETS YOU AT THE
At no time before
could you secure such
immense values la
Parlor and Music Cabinets,
Bed Room Suits,
Odd Dressers, Etc
If It comes from the
Big Store you know
you have gotten the
most and best for
?i 9fi 9ft UwmAm Qt.aaaa
ADVERTISERS OF FACTS.
BUY SEEDS EARLY.
To get good reliable seeds is tte most essential part of your business. Hciket
gardeners who are very particular about ponfaMC their seed should buy early.
Liouis Hanssen, at2i:! and 215 west Second street, Davenport, olio's wide reputa
tion amoiiij; Gardners, truckers ami farmers has been established for many year,
acd as his leading bu.-iness principal has alwsys been to supply only th vry
"liighest clasj"' of seeds, and the fact that ho has commanded the leading whole
sale and market gardners trade in the neighboring country for nearly a half a
century, should justify hi-s claim to the patronage of those who haven't yet ex
lieiienced t!ie advantage of dealing witi him. Send or call for a catalogue,
which will be delivered free.
LOUIS HANSSEH'S SONS.
Second, between Main and
lam iiT. .49 7 X
112, 114 West Seventeenth Street.
See Onr Line of Wall Paper.
Whenever you see wait paper of extra choice,
design or finish, extra r'chnes?, you may depend
that It came from tie bfg store of the
ADAMS Wall Paper Co.
Harrison Sts, DAVENPORT
Are frequently caused by
bad gas-fitting. Poor tips and burn
ers poorly put on-joints badly made,
connections fealty! It doesn't take
many leaks to increase your gas bill
a dollar or so a month. Better have
us inspect yonr gas outfit and pat it
into perfect order.
The same is true of oar plumbing.
310, S12, 311 TWENTIETH 8T.