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VOL. XIVII. XO. 118.
ROCK ISLAND, IL.L1., TUESDAY, MAIlCIl 7, 1S99.
PRICE THREE CENTS.
DANGER FROM FLOOD,
Louisville, Cincinnati and Other
Cities Feel Effects of
improved today, but
month of absolute rest.
mast take a
RICHMOND'S LIGHTS AEE OUT,
I'eople In Some? Localities Flee to Place of
Safety Ohio Advancing- Two Inches an
llonr Along Kentucky's Shore Kaglns
IMixzards Kant and Month Cabinet Hold
an Important Session Late News of the
Iuisville. Kv.. March 7. The
Ohio is rising two inches an hour.
The danger point is already reached
Cincinnati. March 7. Indications
this afternoon are that the river will
reach ox feet. The rise is coming from
lielow Pittsburg and will. keep it above
the danger line several daws.
Cincinnati, Ohio. March 7. The
Ohio continues rising- Portions of
Newport are already llooded. and fam
ilies are moving.
Kii'hmoml. a., March 7. The
lower part of the city is inundated.
Fires in the gas works are out. The
city will le without gaslight tonight.
Lexington. Ky.; March 7. A mil
lion worth of logs are lost by booms
breaking in the Kentucky river.
Charleston. V. Va., March 7. The
night was one of suffering. Slow
falling waters make the situation
gloomy. The loss to timltermcn up
the Elk river will be heavy.
Atlanta. (Ja., .March 7. A heavy
rain Saturday and cold wave Sunday,
followed by high winds and snow in
mat y parts of the state, has ruined
the crops and killed all fruits that es
caped the recent cold wave.
FIERCE STORMS RACING.
SOUTHERN WOMEN PROTEST
ttrsont President MrKiulrt'i Idea of !
uratlnr Confederate i.raim
Savannah, March 7. Local chapter
of the Daughters of the Confederacy
has been original. The chapter or
ganization has adopted resolutions
strongly protesting against McKinley's
suggestion respecting federal care of
confederate graves, as, "To the wo
men of the south this must be re
served as a sacred trust through all
I'ope I Cored.
Rome, March 7 The following has
leen issued this evening: The con
dition of the pope continues very sat
isfactory, liis functions are normal.
As the august patient must oe con
sidered cured, as regards the ojiera
tion. no further bulletins will be
Indicted for Conspiracy.
New York, March 7. The federal
grand jury indicted James and Allan
McXaughton, the former formerly
president of the Tradesmen's National
bauk. for conspiring in procuring the
certification of a check lor baif a mil
lion dollars in favor of Allan Mc-
Naughton. when he had not the funds
to that amount to his credit.
LOSE THIRTY III DEAD.
att't to the Filipinos of a Short
Fight with Boys in
GOB MEN CAUGHT IN AMBUSCADE.
Movements of iaval Yesel.
Washington, March 7. The cruiser
Philadelphia left Honolulu Feb. I'-' ami
should be at Samoa now. I he Prince-
ton, enroute to Manila, left Colombo
Kipllngs Are Ketter.
New York, March 7. Kiplinr
daughter continue to improve.
Itlir.arcl Does Harm to Frnit In the South
and Traffic in the r2a.it.
Cleveland. Marc h 7. It has snowed
almost continuously since Sunday
morning. Street car service is al
Washington, March 7. A blizzard
leg;in at '' this morniug. There was
four inches of snow at ' o'clock. The
.storm is moving rapidly up the Atlantic-
Now York. March 7. A lierce snow
storm Itegan at I this iiiorninir and
continues with unabated fury.
Pana. -III.. March 7. A severe bliz
zard raged here last night with heavy
snowfall, which it is believed will be
of great advantage to wheat.
Springtield. Mass., March 7. A
snowstorm, which promises t' be the
severest of the season, prevails her.;
with high wind.
linortant Cabinet Session.
Washington, March 7. At the cab
inet meeting today Alger said he
had made the requisition on the
treasury for $:.mm.o)o to pay the
Cuban "troops, pait to be sent at
once. The matter of buildings to be
erected under the last act of congress
was discussed ami it w.is decided as
to the number of them. Well known
outside architects will be asked to
Mii'init designs. The authorities are
contiileiit the new Spanish cabinet will
secure ratiiicatioti of the peace treaty.
It will not lie necessary to convoke
the cortes for the purpose.
Drive Insurgents From Waterworks
Manila. March 7. :i p. m. IHtac'i
ments of Hale's and Wht-aton's bri
gades cleared the country in thevicin
itv of the waterworks tenia v. All was
iii.-l last night. PoMollires are es
tablished at Iloilo. Cebu anil Negros.
A Vigorous Propaganda.
Madrid. March 7. The republican
deputies decided upon a vigorous re
K. Carter for Mayor.
Chicago, March 7. The republicans I on the Malate water front.
nominated A. K. Carter for mavor.
fiAHLlM) BEFOftK'TIIK COMMISSION
Tells the Industrial Inquisitor of Matfers
In the Iron Trade.
Washington, March 7 M. M.Carlanri,
ex-president of the Amalgamated Iron
and Steel Workers' Association, was be
fore the industrial commission for an
hour yesterday. 1. J. Stirnson. of Hos
ton. the advisory counsel of the com
mission, was present. About two-third.
of the employes in the iron, steel and
tin trade are organized. Garland testi
fied, ami explained at length the meth
ods by which disputes between employ
ers and employes are settled. The
Amalgamated Association plan has been
lather in the line of concilia t ion than
that of arbitration.
The witness said that the importation
of contract labor has frequently do.
feated strikes, notably so in lS!L'-93. He
also said that it had been his ejtpe riene-e
that Injunctions are too often resorted
to by the employers of labor. Whenever
the strikers have attempted to induce
other men not to take their vacated
plates the injunction has been the in
variable resort of the employers. In
junctions are very easy to Ret. he said.
especially in western Pennsylvania.
where they are as "th''k as tax notices."
In times of labor trouble. The method
employed by the iron workers and their
employers are the most satisfactory in
the world, tlarland believes, and ran
( arcely be improved upon.
COl'KT OF INOt IIIY (OMINCi WKsT.
Lord Herat-hell's Krtnains.
New York. March 7. - The remains
of Lord Herschell arrived from Wash
ington, and were escorted to the Brit
ish cruiser Talbot by American ma
Choate Is Much Pleaded.
Ijondon. March 7. Ambassador
Choate returned from Windsor at
noon, much gratilied at the cordiality
and graciousuess of the queen's re
Admiral Von knurr Keslgos.
Merlin. March 7. Admiral Yon
Knurr, commander-in-chief of the
gueen Marie Is Ketter
Brussels. March 7. (ueen Marie's
condition shows improvement.
Senator .lones Improved.
Washington. March 7. Senator
Jones, of Arkansas, is considerably
Made from pure
cream of tartar.
Safeguards the food
Alum baling powders are the creates!
mm ,i era to health of the promt day.
sovat ama nwm ea. , sw voa.
Military Ottlerrs Investigating Army Iteel I
(iet Throuch nt Washington.
Washington. March T. There was but
one witness before the court of inquiry
yesterday. Lieutenant V. I.. Munsor..
Ninth regulars. He was at Santiago
and heard no complaints of the canned
meat until after the surrender, when
was reported that the men we-ie all get
ting sick, and after going over the mat
ter it was concluded that it was the
The refrigerated beef was good when
It was not spoiled, but it was difficult to
keep it from spoiling. The sickness was
almost entirely bowel ar.d stomach com
plaint. His men were nil old and
picked soldiers. After an executive ses
sion the court announced that no more
witnesses will be examined here. The
court goes west now to ir.sect pat kins i
More of the Schley Controvert.
Washington. March T. The senate
committee on naval affairs yesterday
made public Secretary Long's s-on 1
letter in th Sampson-Schley contro
versy, this communication being in re
r!y to Admiral Schley's) letter. The first
matter which the secretary takes up is
Admiral Schley's mention of Admiral
Sampson's letter of May -O. which it
was almost charged had been with
held by the derartment. The explana
tion of its non-appearance is- that th
letter was not in the possession of the
department when the secretary's first
letter was written to the senate com
mittee, being at that time in th- pos
session of Admiral Schley. Nor did the
department know of its existence. Th
secretary's letter controverts ai: the
points made by Schley's letter.
Financiers Bold a Meeting.
Washinirtrn. March ..The commit
tee of eleven members sprinted by the
Republican caucus of the house of rep
resentatives to jrerare a financial
measure for the tiext session c.f congress
held a preliminary meeting e.-tercay
Jn the room of the house committee or.
Judiciary. The especial purpose of this
meeting was to detide upon a time and
place when ar.d at which the wcrk shall
be begun. Xo.,rcr,clus;qn was reached.
The Clrlp Care That Does Care
Laxative Bronio Quinine Tablets re
moves the cause that produces la
grippe. The genuine has L- B. I, on
each tablet. 25 cents.
Cnited States Loss Only Two 31 en Wound
edFight Takes Place Near the Kesi r
rolr and the Oregouians Stand Their
t.rouud Natives Throw l'p Defense in
F.xpectatinn or an Attack People of the
Inland of Negros Are Friendly.
Manila, March 7. The rebels have
been concentrating1 in the vi. inity of
the reservoir. Yesterday a patrol of
company ?. Second Oregon volunteers,
was taken in ambush. Two men were
wounded, but the Oregonians held their
ground under a heavy tire until the
remainder of th company, assisted by
two companies of the I'irst Nebraska
regiment. Hanked the enemy, killing
thirty and wounding several more. Two
battalions of the Twentieth regular in
fantry have reinforced eier.eral Hale's
brigade. All the native huts have been
destroyed at Maricjuina and the country
there is pretty well cleared, but th?
rebels were returning in small bodies at
sundown. Apparently they have secured
a new supply of smokeless ammunition
recently, as there has been a noticeable
difference during the last few days.
Spaniards Try to Ituy Prisoner.
The Spanish commissioners who are
e-ndeavoring to secure the release ot
the Spanish prisoners in the hands of
Aguinaldo have returned t. Malolos to
offer S2.000.000 for their release. As
Aguinaldo has been demanding- $7,000.-
000 it is not likely their mission will be
successful. The civil members of the
I'nited States Philippine com. mission.
who arrived here on Saturday landed
yesterday and are now installed in
eiuarters especially provided for them
mission w ill do nothing official until Col.
Preparing for Aggrexsion.
The 1 roof s whic h arrived on Saturday
on the l"nitel States transport Senator,
and those that arrived Sunday on the
transport Ohio, are disembarking, anil
all the preparation are being made to
proceed with an aggressive campaign
before the vet season sets in. The re
bels, anticipating the American ad
vance, are nusy in throwing up cietenses
in every direction and it is reported
that they are levying men and supplies
in every province. As a result great
dissatisfaction prevails amor;g tribe
ordinarily unfriendly to the Tagaloo,
particularly among the Ilooanos, who
asert tiieir desire to assist in conquer
ing the Tatralos if furnished with rmw
People of Negros Our Friends.
Washington. March 7. A cablegram
from cleneral Otis at Manila received in
Washington yesterday indie ates Ihesat-
lsfa'tory and agreeable reception ac
corded to the American troops which re
cently landed on the islard of Negros.
They were sent there by Jeneial Miller
at Iloilo in command of Colonel Smith
to take formal possession for the T'nited
States, which he did without trouble.
Previous to the time the troops landed
a commission from the island visited
tleneral Otis and said they were willing
to surrender ar.d asked that he take the
inhabitants under his protection. The
cablegram isas follows: "Follow ing from
Iloilo 4th inst.: "tlovernment. congress
nd inhabitants of Negros to general
Miller. Iloilo "Wc affectionately salute
you and congratulate ourselves for the
happy arrival of Colonel Smith and
troops under his orders, and beg you to
to send this salute and congratulations
to Cent ral Otis. Manila, as representa
tive of the government of the I'nited
States In the Philippines."
out of order.
OR. J. H; MCLEAN'S
i i .
rr i rf-
is the "PEERLESS REMEDY for E
-I- curing ailments of tie Liver, Kidneys
3j and Bladder, Diahtes, Rheumatism
3 and Bright's Disease
SI.OO PER BOTTLE.
FOB IALE BT
M. F. Bahnsen ani T. II. Thomas'.
moi;k food hdemaxded.
ItcMiiukitlons Therefor ou I nrle Sai-.i at
llavuua louble inee .Ian nary.
Havana. .Vann ..-ror tne month o
March the various trovinrt-s ex eptlns
the ptovinco of Saitiago have mad
requisition for 2.oo.'"0 rations. Thu
Instead 'r fitmniisiif:r. tne ie;ui.sitinn
na doubleo since tna oi Jan. i. rius 13
due partly to the faf that the Cubans
use every possible m 101 tt!:nty of get
tin; rations) under lilse pretenses, and
partly to the fait bat the American
distributors are una le to d'scrimiiiat
properly, between iipostcts and the
ri-allv nec essi t ous. ndei d the Am ri-
car.s are almost in aposition of bavins I b
... ., -ei,.. I y
supply snip oirai. w nn i.ih'h.imiu ra
tions, will prcM-eed to Matan?.:is and
Nuevitas to unload them.
1 he Cuban nulitat assembly held a
third secret sc ssior yesterday aftei
noon, a guard bcinp.eac! d around th
house where the me'ing was held and
the public- being Koiously excluded
from the pr c im-ts. The assumption b
th:!t lilt mysterious!!'.'" 1. uuil proposal
fatPered ly Sen.u- Bites is stiil under
cli.-K-it?KU.i. li. li-ii Maximo llomez
ignores the ass-mbl;. With the dis-
a rming f the armv 1 he assemhlv's
funciioi s wi'.i disappeit. It is rumored
that the members ir. c misidei ing an
iai'ly dissolution, lut a e tr inu to pain
furtlnr notorieiy tefm. the assfmhiv
ccasc s to exi-t. Insi.::u of the p;jtfea
clubs talk still centimes in favor o
forming a poiiti-nl pa-ty umb r lie
leac'ership tf Uetrra! on;z. cjth th.
sppcific objec t of eadir.g Cuba into th
independfiice not yet aaaiued.
l.a ins. use.n pinusties an alleged in
terview with Mijor cjeie.al Wilson.
military govcrmr c-f Mat;.:iz:is. whic h
represents him a? raying 1- the Cuban
leneral l'euro Iptancourt .hat he ex
pects 10 leave L'uba soon and that.
tlieielore. tne w.rK o appo.nting new-
civil administraors for the province
must l e hastenet.
During a genual f.ght n Saturday
tiight among th' men ,.f , onipany K,
First North Caniina legin.ent. I'rivat
i'rar.k James. l Stat sboi o. N. C.. was
i;ad! cut with 1 knife and stabhe, in
t!ie ba k w ith a iay. 11-t. I'rA'.ite nuck
wnrth has been conriiiccl in the regi
mental guard luuse. c harg. d with tho
stabbing. Jamr'twill recovt r.
Sabscribe forTHK Altars
I ill rMins
1 I I 'w
The most satisfactory piece of clothing in your
clothing belongings is a spring overcoat. Now
is the time to purchase one. We have by far
the best made and
The Best Fitting Spring Overcoats
Offered in the Three Cities for
The overcoats are all new this season and made
to sell for $13.50 to Si 6.50. In order to make
this the banner spring overcoat season, we make
the price $1000.
In the lot are silk lined overcoats, fancy back overcoats with silk
in fact all the latest style clothes and made by the best tailors,
until yo j have seen our line.
We Carry Overcoats from $4.39 up.
THE ills of women conspi-e against domestic harmony.
Some derangement eif the generatve orgat.s is
the main cause of most of the tmhapiincjts in the
The husband can't understantl these trouble The male
physician only know.--, of tlcnl theoreti
cally and scientifically, anc finds it hard
to cure them. .
But there is cure for tlem, certain.
Mrs. Pink ham
has been curing
ills of women for a
century. r .inure to
CONFESSES AN AWFUL CfcXJlfc
John Gilbert Tells How Re Killed His !
Wife and Four Children.
Kmporia, Kan., M.irch 7. John Gil
bert, in his cell in the fount y jail, yes
teiday ci.pfesred to 1 rutally nur-.dering !
his vile and f'.ur small children near i
Knterprie. Kan., on last TuesJay. Gil
bert for whom a reward Iind been of-
fcreu. was arrested bete Sunday.
feigned :iot to know of the crime, and
i-t lirst Kiainnw. ir.satii'.y. Kinally.
hard pressed by Sheriff o'Connur, c ; 1 1 -
I i rt confessed the crime, going into
iletaiis. tlilhert said he was bad.y in
debt and had been trying to leave Kn-
terprise for a long time. He couldn't
take his family, he said. nd offered hi;j.
wife a divorce.
"She k pi nagging n:e cbout the chil
en," sail c.iibei t. "and throwing them
i:ri to me. I told my wif, if she would
ive l ie $10 I'c ieave and never bother
it ar.y more. Durinsr the night I got
i:n eni went out into the yard. Com-
g b.nk 1 picked up t;te hammer and
i ii the baby in the h"ml. My wifr- ran
out into the road and was e.jing over
ti the neighbors'. I ran after and
ught her. She said she'd come back
I'd brhave. and I thought I would
then. Hut vln-n we got in. why
some cr.at teutons, tnougn not airnruir.
process, when it is once made duplicates
can be printed from it as easily as ordi
nary nrotographs are made.
Toe A I treed Bribery in 1,'tali. "
Salt like City. March 7. The legis
lative investigating committee submit
ted a majority and minority- reuort to
the joint assembly yesterday afternoon.
The majority report that the charge
e,f bribery is not proven, bjt the present
nieinou or conuuciirg senatorial cam
paigns is condemned. The minority re
port linds that Mc-c'une tried to buy a
vole, and that Sloan tried by improper
means to secure another vote for Mc
Cune. Indiana legislature Adjourns.
Indianapolis. March 7. The sixty-first
general assembly of Indiana adjourned
sine al i:"0 last evening after the
usual two months' session. The most
iin ni'tai.i legislation enac ted was the
passing of bills' to reform abuses in
township and county gov. rnment. Large
sums if money v. ere appropriated for
the hette: uieiu of the stale institutions.
For yars 'Oraneine' has proved
a great blessing in my family."
quarter of a
secure proper advice should not
excuse the women of to-day, for
the wisest counsel can be had
without charge. Write to Mrs.
Pinkham for it. Her address
is Lynn. Mass.
Among the multitude of wo
men helped by Mrs. Pir.kham
and by Lvdia E. Pinkham's
Vegetable Compound, is Mrs. Joseph
King. Sabina, Ohio. She writes:
Dear Mrs. Pinkham Will vou
kindly allow me the pleasure of ex
pressing my gratitude for the wonder
ful relief I have experienced by taking
L-ydia E. Pinkham's Vegetable Com
pound. I suiTered for a long time
with falling of the womb, and those
terrible bearing-down pains, and it
seemed as though my back would never
stop aching; also had leucorrhcea. dull
headaches, could not sleep, was weak
and life was a burden to me. I doctored
for several years, but it did no good.
My husband wanted me to try your
medicine, and I am so thankful that I
did. I have taken four bottles of the
Compound and a box of Liver Pills, and
can state that if more ladies would only give your aedicine a
lair trial tney would bless tne day they saw your Advertise
ment. My heart is full of gratitude to Mrs. Pinkhaq for what
her medicine has done for me. It is worth its weich' in rolci."
itwyi '"" p'"iriy. Th.
3Ti4y l'r'VcWi company will be th
.by was thrashing about on the bed,
:d when I saw it I c luldn't hold my
lf. but hit my wife on the head and
)i .unid her till she couljn't move, and
then took the children."
Cleveland. O.. March 7. The Plain
Iieali r says: ' The new c combination of
the shipbuilding ard k inc.' red interests
on th-- lakes is in a very fair wav to h-
Chlcago Republican I'rtmarlrs.
Chicago. March 7. Primaries for the
selection of delegates to the Republican
the ! itv convention were held yesterday. It
f ' J I&.iP-S A ' "Tied through to completion. Th
:i-iC$-.'i!5 s'' k!iolders of the Iocai c-or.cerns whic h
'Ai'CA"Sp.5, :':e " become part of the new companv
'P'rlQ ,!ave a!1 haJ heir meetings and have
f.JKtC'' i:!mo.-t unanimously voted to transfer
F v '
name of the new
e American Ship
The capital will be
.-leuoenviiie ii .March (. A wagon
ioacten with tiitro-glycorine was upset
over the bank on the road south of thi.-c
city. He it Wii!ev was audit umli
t!.e hi avy boxes of exp! i:--iv-s and iay
ihr'e hours, in a heavy rain Htorm. he
re rel-asd. Kdward Harries. the
driver, who went for lu-Tp, did not re
turn to the sc ene. Wiliey is seriously
injure d. That t h? ni 1 1 o-gly i erine did nut
txpled.- is a miracle.
Crest f re and Loss of O?.. I.lf.
West Point Miss.. Mfirrh 7 rceariy
JJOO.OfO worth of property was destroyed
by fire here yesterday. Th? Mary Holmes
college, an industrial school for colored
Pirls. burned in the morning and in the
l--rteir.oon the cotton press, shed. etc..
together with a large arncur.t of cotton
vere destroyed. The lors at the semi
nary fire was $6..G00. and at the cotton
1 resa JJOO.COO. Ii. C. McDar.iel in at-
I tempting to obtain some fa.iers from
r.-s onice was caught in the n.aze and
burned to death.
rhotoffrapit In Natnral Colors.
Madison. Wit., March 7. I'r jff ssor R.
Wood, of the t'niversity of Wiscon
sin, the originator of the ei-ctric thaw,
has a new method of photographing In
natural color. He reproduces the colors
by diffraction, a method r.ot hitherto
t.-ied. and though at present the pro
duction of the first f r.isfced picture ia p.
seems p:o:iai.i-? mat tne lollowirig tick-t
will be noTninated: Mayor. Zir.a K.
Carte r; t!-a--u,er. Kmil Schaefer; ity
attorney. Thomas If. Cannon; city
clerk, John Haaburg or Charles Pier-son.
VI liV Viiey Vt'ere in a llnrry.
I.ansina-. Mich.. March 7. A man near
ly out of breath rushed into Land Com
missioner l'reii h's oflice and planked
down Hi't.iKiU for state lands in the cop
per district of 'itonagon county. His
great haste was explained one minute
later when another chap burst through
the rjoor ar.d threw down J.IO.flOO for the
same tract that No. 1 had Just secured.
The rush for these abandoned lands is
caused by the copper boom.
Success comes te those; who perse
vere. If you take Hooel's Sarsaparilla
faithfully ami persistently, you will
surelv licj heneliteil.
Woman's pains, soharel to bear, are
ejuieklv anel safely relieveil by "Or-anj'e'ne.'7''
"I suffered (lie torturers of t lie damned
with proiruunig piles broiiiriit on by couslipa
ticjn with wbtcii I was afllfcteil for twentr
years. I ran across your t'ASCARr.TS in the
town of Newell. Ix. and never fom.d snvtbtng
to equal theni. To-day I am entirely free from
piles and feel like a new man. "
C. H.Keitz. 1411 Jones fet., Sioux City. Ia
tmsoc mass mtottrtnta
Pleartnt. Palafiblf;. t'crtnt. T mtm tlrA iia
Good, erer s-kca. Weaken, or Uriyiy Vic. 2Jc. Lilc.
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Hn.Tfl.Rlft fldanet Ki.ar .mewl b7 slldrns-
the largest and
liest stock, ever
It will he a
to make room
for big ship
extra big value
new line of
some line of
Come and see
zw&6M$Jd Davenport Furnitore and
324, 326, 398 Brady St., Davenport.