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VOL. XL VII. NO. 22.
KOCK ISLAND, 1X1,., FEIDAY, XOVEMBEK lls 1898.
PKICE THREE CENTS.
CLAIM THE HOUSE.
According to tho Figures Given
by Chairman Babcock, Re
CHAIRMAN KEES DEITIES THE CLAIM
Holding That the Opposition Will Or
Kanlze Ih. ext Uoaw Uabeoek Say
There An 185 Straight Republican.
Elected Full Retains on Indiana's
Representatives and Legislature Quay's
Deflanca to Ills Opponents Reference to
John Wanamaker Stray Election Re
turns. Washington, Nov. 11. Late yester
day afternoon Chairman Babcock, of
the Republican congressional commit
tee, practically completed a list of the
representatives-elect. The latest au
thentic advices received by the Repub
lican committee indicate that two dis
tricts are in doubt yet the Second Cal
ifornia and the Twelfth Texas. In both,
however, Babcock concedes that the
chances are favorable to the Democrats.
He claims neither of them. Last night
Babcock's figures showed the election
of 185 straight Republicans. 163 Demo
crats. 6 Populists and 1 Silver Repub
lican. These figures do not include the
two doubtful districts mentioned. - Con
ceding these two districts to the Demo
crats, as a means of reaching definite
results, isatx-oKs claims a certain ma
jority of 13 over all opposition.
Kerr Claims the Organization Still.
Little Information of a definite nature
was received by the Democratic con
gressional committtee last night. Sec
retary Kerr maintained that the oppos
ition to the Republicans would organ
ize and control the next house of repre
sentatives. His figures indicated that
the opposition would have at least 180
votes, and perhaps 181.
Whatever may be the result in the
house there is no doubt that the senate
after the 4th of March next will be Re
publican and "sound money." The Rv
publicans have won enough legislatures
to end the present condition of things
in that body, where no party is In control.
pressmen -in Indiana, aha the Demo
crats have elected the other four. The
Republicans carried the districts they
carried in 1896, and the Democrats did
the same thing.
The following is the list of congress
Republicans First district, James A.
Hemenway; Fifth. George W. Faris;
Sixth. James E. Watson ; Seventh. Jesse
Overstreet; Eighth. George W. Cromer;
Ninth. Charles B. Landis: Tenth, Kdgar
D. Crumpacker; Eleventh. George W.
Steele: Thirteenth. A. L. Brick.
Democrats Second district, Robert
W. Miers; Third. William T. Zenor:
Fourth, Francis M. Griffith; Twelfth,
James M. Robinson.
The returns received Indicate that the
legislature will be made up as follows:
Republican hold-over senators, 15;
Democratic hold-over senators, 9; Re
publican senators elected, 14; Demo
crats senators elected. 12; total Re
publican senators. 29; total Democratic
senators, ; Republican majority In the
Republican members of the house
elected, 67; Democratic members of the
house elected, 43; Republican majority
in me no use. is; republican majority
on Joint ballot. 22.
North Dakota Takes It Straight.
Fargo, N. D., Nov. 11. Practically
complete returns rrom all but three
small counties show that the entire He
publican state ticket was elected with
majorities between 7.2C0 and 7.500. ex
cept Hallar.d. superintendent of instruc
tion, who has between 1,900 and 2.1C0 to
spar. Spalding for congress and
Young for the supreme court lead the
ticket. Fancher for governor runs be
hind his ticket from 1.200 to 1.500. The
Republican plurality in 1S96 was 5,649.
State ef the Poll In Nebraska.
Omaha, Nov. 11. Unofficial returns
from Nebraska indicate the election of
Poynter. the fusion candidate for gov
ernor by 2.C00 over Hayward, Republi
can, the balance of the fusion state
ticket will have about the same plurali
ty. The state legislature will be Re
publican or. Joint ballot by from 6 to 8,
insuring the election of a Republican to
succeed Alien in the senate;
The congressional delegation remains
as at present Republicans in the First
and Second districts, fusion in the other
WILHELM AS ARBITER
Scheme That Snain Mao. Do tor,
mined to Spring on the j
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Increase of Heart Troubles.
Do Not Be Alarmed, Bat
Look For the
Heart troubles, at least among:
TP TTTT? "Pr? A fr! TffTYirvTT a TTnvs t a tt .Americans, are certainly increasing.
ia anj while this may be largely due to
I the excitement ana worry of Amen
Dods Iecld to Maintain Their Claim to
Sovaralcnty la the Philip place Far-
result of weak stomachs, of poor di-l
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trouble and poor digestion is because
Madrid. Nov. 11. El Heraldo asserts
that the Spanish government has de
cided to maintain Its claim to sovereign
ty in the Philippine islands, and that
In the event of the peace commissions
failing to agree, to ask Emperor "Will
lam of Germany to arbitrate the ques
tion at issue.
Detroit, Nov. 11. The first witness
before the war investigators, who met
at the Hotel Cadillac yesterday, was
Major A. W. Corliss, of the Seventh
regular Infantry. He camped at Chicka-
mauga and Tampa, wai wounded at El
Caney and came home on the much
talked about transport Seneca, the trip
she was talked about. He had no com
plaint to make as to his treatment. He
said there were two surgeons on the
Seneca and one female nurse; but there
were no delicacies for the sick except
a little malted milk and cereals, but
organs are controlled bv
Drancnes or tne same great nerves,
the sympathetic and pneumogastric.
in anotner way, also the heart is
affected bv that form of poor digestion.
which canses gas and fermentation
from half digested food: there is a
feeling of oppression and heaviness in
the chest caused by pressure of the
distended stomach on the heart and
lungs, interfering with their action;
hence arises palpitation and short
Poor digestion also poisons the
blood, makes it thin and watery.
which irritates and weakens the heart.
Xhe most sensible treat for heart
trouble is to improve the digestion
ana to insure the prompt assimilation
This can best be done by the regu
lar use alter .meals, of some sale.
IF yOU VOTED RIGHT
YOU OUGHT TO BUY RIGHT
that ' the men were fairly well taken pleasant and effective dip-estive Tjrer-
care of. notwithstanding the scarcity of aration, like Stuart's Dyspepsia Tab-
lets, wnicn may be found at most
QUAY ACCEITS Til K CHALLENGE.
Goes la for the Mrnalorshlp Again Be
cause, If e Says, lie Mut.
Philadelphia. Nov. 11. Vnlted States
Senator Quay last night announced his
candidacy for re-election to his present
office. He said: "All of myfriends have
been aware of my personal apathy to
another term in the penate. but those
prominent in the late crusade against
the Republican state and legislative
candidates chose to force the issue.
They have made It Imperative that I
shall be a candidate for re-election. The
(rage of battle is accepted. The result
is In the hands of the Republican mem
bers of the in-coming legislature, a very
large proportion of whom are my politi
cal and personal friends. Throughout
the campaign just closed enormous
sums of money were used to defeat Re
publican legislative candidates.
"I have no doubt efforts will be made
to tamper with some of the members
elect, but they will not be successful.
The attempt to purchase the United
States senatorship two years ago did
not succeed then, nor will a similar
attempt succeed now, bargain counter
methods having been repudiated by the
people of this state."
Senator Quay then offers a reward of
$10,000 for information leading to the
arrest and conviction of any one en
deavoring to bribe any state senator or
representative-elect, the money being
jaiucq siq mi. vi lisodp uo
The political complexion of the new
senate will le 38 Republicans and 12
Democrats. The house stands 126 Re
publicans and 78 Democrats and fulon
Republicans elected to defeat Quay for
the United States senate. Those elected
under the Republican heading also in
clude some who have declared them
selves opposed to Quay's re-election. It
has not been clearly determined just
how mar.y of the 254 Joint members will
vote with the Republicans on party
questions. Ex-Postmaster General
War.amaker claims that an anti-Quay
legislature has been elected.
Three Republicans from West Virginia.
Parkersburg. W. Va, Nov. 11. Com
plete returns show that the Republi
cans e'ect Dovener in the First, Dayton
In the Second and Pieer in the Fourth
congressional districts, and the Demo
crats Johnson in the Third district.
Owing to the notices of contest served
on members-elect of the legisltaure the
official count may not decide the politi
cal complexion of that body. The Re
publicans now claim seven majority on
General Dodge read a statement re
ported to have been made by a soldier
of the Seventh regiment, to the effect
that positions as corporal were readily
obtained by paying a stipulated price.
"That is a lie." responded Major Cor
liss. Badly Equipped for Sick Men.
Captain Charles A. Booth. Seventh
infantry, testified that he returned
drug stores and which contain valua
ble, harmless digestive elements in a I
pleasant, convenient form.
It is safe to sav that the regular,
persistent use of Stuart's Dyspepsia
j. a Diets at meal time will cure any
iorm 01 stomach trouble except can
cer 01 tne stomach.
Full sized package of the tablets
tlTA rl"lZ air'e' -old by druggists al 50 cents.
..iiitvuuiiuiia iVi - i . . , , .
ii.i.ie uuok. on stomacn irouoies
mailed ' free. Address Stuart corn-
Fusion Majority In Colorado.
Denver. Colo.. Nov. 11. Almost com
plete returns received by the Republi
cans from all counties in the state
show that Wolcott, Republican candi
date for governor, has carried ten coun
ties, and has plurality over Thomas,
fusion, aggregating 3.750. while Thomas'
pluralities in the other counties amount
to 42.877. The whole fusion state ticket
Legislature or Missouri.
St. Louis, Nov. 11. According to re
turns complied by The Post-Dispatch
the next Missouri assembly will be con
stituted as follows: Senate Democrats,
25: Republicans. 9; Democratic major
ity. 16. House Democrats. 82; Republi
cans. 58; Democratic majority, 21. Dem
ocratic majority on Joint ballot, 40.
Montana Is Democratic
Helena. Mont.. Nov. 11. A. J. Camp
bell. Democrat, will have a plurality of
6.000 for congress. W. Y. Pemberton,
Democrat, is re-elected chief justice by
700. W. T. Piggltt is elected associate
Justice and Rickerts clerk of the su
preme court. Both are Democrats. The
legislature Is Democratic.
Senate, Fusion ; House, Republican.
Seattle. Wash.. Nov. 11. The legisla
ture Is now figured as follows: Senate
Republicans. 15; fusion, 17; Independent,
1: doubtful. 1. House Republicans. 61;
fusion, 8; doubtful 9.
TIN PLATE WOjIjXS BURNED.
miB DEMOCRATS IS INDIANA.
Congressional Delegation Stands Nina to
Four The Legislature.
Indianapolis, Nov. 11. Neither of the
state committees have received returns
at this writing that would make any
material change in the estimate of the
Republican plurality in the state made
yesterday. The majority will range
from 14.000 to 16.000 on the head
of the ticket. It may go higher, but St
will not scale any lower. The exact
plurality will not be obtainable until
the official count. The Republicans have
elected, nine... ottf ct.tta.th4rtf.en con-
tea tae faed para.
! aad asllcioa.
Jo! let's Fire Department Thought It Use
less to tio to the Rescue.
Joliet, Ills., Nov. 11. The Great West
ern Tin Plate works were entirely de
stroyed by fire Wednesday night. The
fire originated from melting metal In
the melting room. The works were out
side the city limits and the fire depart
ment could not reach them. The build
ing was an Iron one and could have
been saved had the fire departmentgone
out. About 250 employes are thrown
out of work. The plant has been Iff
operation rteadily for six years.
Superintendent Jones, of the company,
said the loss on the plant, machinery
and stock would reach J250.000. He said
several carioaas or stock were also
turned. He would not say whether the
company would rebuild or not. He
strongly criticised the Jollet fire depart
ment for not coming to the rescue.
Investigating; the Virdea Riots.
Carlinville. Ills.. Nov. 1L The grand
Jury met in special session yesterday
and began the investigation of the min
ers riot at Vlrden. Eighteen miners
and business men from Vlrden were
examined. Sixty witnesses have been
subpoenaed and a large number of extra
ubpoenaes were issued. From all in
dications the prosecution is to be a
vigorous one and Indictments probably
will be returned against all "Who par
ticipated In the affair.
Fire In a Michigan Mine.
Houghton. Mich.. Nov. 1L Fir broke
out yesterday morning on the fifth
level, shaft C. of the AtlanUc mine. All
the miners were promptly warned and
escaped safely. The shaft has been
sealed airtight at the surface and It is
hoped to confine the fire to a small area
Good health is worth more than
anything else to you, and every bot
tle of Hood's Sarsaparilla contains
good heal th.
rying troops. There were-no regular
nurses aboard, and the two doctors.
witness considered, were young and in
experienced and hardly qualified to cope
with the conditions, especially as one of
them was ill. Captain Booth said the
men were all in such miserable condi
tion from malarial poisoning on reach
ing Montauk that their stomachs would
Lack of System Is Noted.
Dr. Charles B. Nancrede, surgeon of
the Thirty-third Michigan volunteers,
testified. In his judgment the regi
mental medical officers were competent
as a class. He commended as satisfac
tory the care of the wounded during
and after the Santiago fight. He added:
"I saw at Montauk no wilful neglect,
but I did notice inconveniences and
discomforts consequent upon the lack
of division of labor and responsibility.
Interferenco from friends and relatives
was a great source of trouble, and I
thing caused the furloughlng of a great
many patients from the hospital before
they were well enough to be removed."
Disinfection of lied Clothes.
Dr. Lawrence D. Knowles. of Three
Rivers, major surgeon of the Thlrtv-
second Michigan volunteers, was heard.
He Bald that at times they were short
on medical supplies at Tampa. Dr.
Conner read from a report of an in
spection of the Fernandina hospital
Aug. 18 and called attention to the criti
cism that the bed clothes were not
properly cleaned. Dr. Knowles said that
these clothes were sprinkled with
chloride of lime and with bi-chloride
of mercury when they could get it, and
after that were thoroughly boiled. The
number of nurses was totally inade
quate. He had made requisitions to the
chief surgeon of the corps. Dr. Henlev
for more nurses, but did not go farther
in his quest. He intimated that it was
no use applying to the surgeon gen
eral. Condemns a Division Hospital.
Rev. Helen Stuart Richards, of Bos
ton, testified upon the condition of the
hospitals at Camp Thomas, where she
voluntarily helped care for the soldiers
from- June 9 to Aug. 4 by permission of
General Brooke. She said: "In the
Second division. Third corps, hospital
I would mention general disorder, lack
of quiet, absence of disinfectants and
horrible stench. Patients were fre
quently filthy and they were very In
frequently bathed. Some with high
fevers were never bathed, not even
having their necks and arms sponged.
I found patients with their eyes, nostrils
and mouths full of horrible flies. Mos
quito netting was there, but It was not
always in use. The nurses were in
competent; they were all taken from
the ranks. Dr. Conner said that was
the only way provided in the army
regulations. Mrs. Richards could not
remember any instance of neglect on
the part of the doctors.
No Food for bick People.
uaptain ueorge e. xoung. company
H. Seventh United States infantry, tes
tified to having returned from Cuba on
beard the Concha which carried 175 sick
men. There was nothing to eat on the
boat excepting the ordinary rations
not any such food as sick people could
The commission left Detroit
morning for Washington.
MILFS LOSO-EJLPECTED RKl'OBT.
place to trade is the
where the majority of
the voters do iheir buying. You
know us. We undersell 'em all.
pany, Marshall, Mich.
treats'ofthe w'arKvith Spain.
Under this general head the report
deals with the plans of campaign, of the
war preparation, the Santiago cam
paign. General Males' operations In Por
to Rico, and lastly with the important
changes in existing organization which
are. in General Miles' opinion, neces
sary to make the army an effective
weapon for the defense of the country.
There is an entire absence of any evi
dence of direct Vritlcism, though cer
tain sentences in the report are ital-!
icized in an apparent desire to Justify
rrevlously expressed plans of details of
Big Store with Little Price,
KILLED IN A SMASH UP.
Several Trainmen and Others Killed at
Walkesbarre, Pa., Nov. 11
the campaigns, arid where it deals with I heavy passenger trains, one a double
events the document Is largely made up header, collided head on near here at
o, a q o.uoM. o i.c.a. aispatcnes g this morning, causing a frightful
: ,r - wreck and blockading the road.' The
McKInlcy Is in the statement that Maso 8mash UP on the curve was caused by
concedes that the American tmvern-1 the inability of the engineer of the
ment 6houId garrison the island in or-1 westbound train, who was under or
der to insure tranquillity during the
period of transition from Spanish to
Cuban rule and that "the natural devel
opment of events will necessarily bring
about a practical understanding be
tween the American government and
the people of Cuba upon a common
Flngree's Sllfeage I took Case.
X.ansing. Mich., Nov. 11. The state
supreme court yesterday allowed Gov
ernor Pingree a writ of error in his
famous mileage book suit and he will
now carry it to the TTnited States su
preme court. This suit is the one in
which the governor sued the Michigan
Central railway to compel it to sell him
a 1.000 mile mileage book for $20 good
for the use of himself and family. The
state supreme court a few weeks ago
decided tne case against the governor.
Furious Storm In Michigan.
Detroit. Nov. ll. Dispatches from
various points Indicate a general and
furious storm throughout Michigan
yesterday, particularly the southwest
ern part of the state. Inthis portion
ders to take the siding, to make the
brakes operate. The passenger were
badly shaken up, but none seriously
inj'ured. It is reported that four
trainmen were killed. The following
were killed: William Toxheimer.
Fred Galsser, firemen; Jacob Engle-
man, brakeman; John MoNally, en
gineer; J. C. McGregor, express mes
senger. Four other trainmen were
IS THE TERESA ALL RIGHT.
Wreckers Arrive With Stores From
Lassau, N. P., Nov. 11 Wreckers
arrived here with stores from the ves
sel stranded off Cat island, which
proved she is the Maria Teresa. Thev
claim she is dismantled and lies be
tween two reefs on a smooth bottom.
Spain Will Be Stubborn
Madrid, Not. 11. The Heraldo
asserts that the government has re
from two to ten. inches of snow are J solved to maintain Spain's sovereignty
in tne muippines. it has been
gested that Kaiser William, of
many, be asked to arbitrate..
The steamer Miguel Galtart arrived
at Barcelona from Cuba with repa
triated soldiers. Twenty-three died
on tne voyage and 100 are seriously
iu irom exhaustion due to a lack o
London, Nov. 11. Advices received
here are that the insurgents have
taken the island of Neorros. of the
Philippines, and are beseiging Ililo
tne capital of the Island of Fanay.
The Third Is Home, Too.
Chicago. Nor. 11 The 3d Illinois.
weary and Avorn with service in Porto
" a long journey, rirst on
transport, then by train from New
xork, arrived here this afternoon in
three trains on the Erie road. Great
crowds assembled at the station to
reported. At Grand Rapids and at De
catur fully ten inches is reported. The
telegraph service, is seriously impaired
and reliable news is scarce.
Case of th Irony of Fate.
Kansas City. Mo., Nov. 1L Charles
W. Young, a corporal in company C.
Fifth Missouri volunteers, mustered out
Wednesday, is uaconscious and proba
bly dying at the fcity hospital, his skull
crushed, the result of a saloon row.
Michigan Troops Depart.
Camp Meade, Middletown, Pa.. Nov
11- The general movement of the Sec
ond Army corps south began yesterday
witft tne departure of the Thirty-fifth
ill cm ga regiment for Augusta.
Subscribe for Thx Akocs.
Sa Direct Criticism Made by the Com
mander of the Army.
Washington. Nov. 11. The report of
Major General Miles, commanding the
United States army, was made public
yesterday ty direction of Secretary Al
ger. The keynote of the report is found
in one of the opening sentences, where
it is said: "Tb military operations
during the year have been extraordi
nary, unusual and extensive." In point
of interest the document divides natur
ally into four chapters, for while brief
allusion Is made to such matters as the
military expedition to Alaska, interest
net urallj centers in the portion which
Hoarseness, sore throat and constant
coughing indicate that tbe bronchial
tubes are suffering: from a bad cold,
which may develop into pleurisy or
inflammation of the lungs. Do not
waste health and strength by wait
ing, but use Dr. John W. Bull's Cough
6 vrup at once. This wonderful rem
edy cares all throat and lung affeo-
. : r a. , . . . . .
i iuiib m au usiomsmngiy snorv time.
Cures Hoarseaess and Sore Throat.
Doses are nail and pleasant to take. Doctors
recr.Tii -ncs d it- Fiioc aj cts. At all druggists.
Hanover, Mass., Nov. 11. Fire.
followed by an explosion in the store
I of C. A. Stearns, blew oat the sides
f the buildinsr. killed one and iniured
a uozen others.
Schley Back In America.
New York, Nov." 11. The cruiser
Newark, from Porto Rico, arrived with
Admiral Schley, who brings the re
port or the Porto Rican evacuation
Washington. Nov. 11 Chai rman
Babcock says the republicans will cer
tainly have 13 majority, perhaps
more, in the house.
TRAIN THUfesT IN MINNESOTA.
lTold-l'p on the Great Northern, in Which
the Ixcal Kafe Is Robbed.
Fergus Falls. Minn.. Nov. 11. The
Great Northern through train which
passes through this city at 7:30 p. m.
was held up and robbed about five miles
west of here last nleht. There were
eight robbers in the gang, a'.I v.ell
armed. Two of them evidently boarded
the blind baggage in this city. The train
was scarcely out of town when these
two climbed over the tender and pre
senting revolvers told Engineer Brace
and his fireman to stop at a lonely spot
near the Pelican river bridge. Arriving
at this p'.ace the engineer and fireman
were ordered to leave the cab. The
other members of the gang rushed from
the woods and boarded the express car.
All wore handkerchiefs over their faces.
They then compelled the express mes
senger to leave the car, and while three
or four stood guard the others proceed
ed to blow the safes. The local safe was
destroyed, and it Is thought that they
succeeded in securing considerable mon
ey. The through safe was drilled and
dynamited, but it was found impossible
to reach the inner part and get at the
cash. They worked over it nearly two
hours, but gave up finally and joining
their companions on the outside started
south. The two men who stood guard
over the engineer compelled him to give
up $20 which he had upon his person.
CREW OF A SCH00NEE LOST.
Five Hen Perlxh In the Lake Worst
. . Storm of the Season Rlows.
Glencoe, Ills., Nov. 11. The Dall, a
two-masted schooner loaded with
Christmas trees, was wrecked on the
beach here yesterday. She carried a
crew of about five, all of whom are
supposed to have perished.
Chicago, Nov. 11. The schooner Iron
Cliff is pounding herself to pieces in the
sand off Van Buren street. Her con
sort, the steam barge Iron Duke.Js safe
in the harbor, having been brought in
by the tug Dicjcinaon. and the seven
members of the crew of the Iron Cliff
It was the worst gale of the' season by
all odds. The wind blew sixty miles an
hour. On the lake a heavy sea ran all
night. The waves dashed over the
breakwater, and broke over the Illinois
Central tracks, while along the north
shore they made great Inroads on the
Sand Beach. Mich., Nov. 11. A steam
er supposed to be the school craft, with
three barges In tow, parted company
with her consorts off this port during
the storm. One barge is going ashore
five miles below here and the other
two are running down the lake before
the gale with sails set. The life-caving
crew have gone to the rescue.
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