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ROCK ISLAND, ILL., THURSDAY, MARCH 10, 1S99.
PRICE THREE CENTS.
BATTLE NEAR MANILA
Three Thousand Filipinos Routed
by the Twentieth Regular
ODDS OF ABOUT THREE TO OJTE
Taken by Cncle Sam'. Boys ami Easily
t arried Heavy Lol of th. Cnriur, -l-'l
ITlM-nrn Heine Taken. While Our
! Are Small, Only One Man Killed
and a Half Dozen Mounded Another
Klt-ht In Which We I-oe Another Man
fe.tuatloa at Havana.
Manila. March 16. 1:20 p. m The ir.-J.-gents
at th- cutpe.sts an J in ti;e
trenches beyor.'l C'aloocan llred several
volleys last r.ight upon the Karsas vol
unteers and a part of the Fourth regu
Iars, desiring, it la suppejsed. to discover
if the American line hud been thinned
by the movement of funeral Wheaton's
ct.rnmard. The Americans in the
trenches replied warmly to the fire. H.
Y. lieei her. of company A. of the Mon
tana regiment, was killed in the engage
rr.ent. A battalion of the Twentieth rejr
tilar infantry routed a small band of
I'iliplros on the Lagur.a road and some
sharpshooters who were firing from a
hiuM- over which a French Mag was Hy
ing wire dislodged. A gunboat entered
the lake and silenced a one-gun bat
tery in the foothills.
Manila. March 1. p. m. The
strongly fort i lied village of Caitai, at
t !ie nor"thcait of Pasig, was captured
today after a desperate light by the
li''th"regulars. The American loss was
17 wounded. The rein-Is" loss was
Washington. March Hi. Otis cables
encouraging reports from lloilo, Ne
groes and t'eliii. He says the insur
gent!'' control is now confined to Lu
zon, and l be occupation of the Pasig
liver line with control of Laguana de
Hay has cut the country occupied by
tln'Tagalas in nearly tvvoeiial parts.
Washington. March 1. Cables
have be-n received announcing the
arrival of the transport Sheridan at
Fort Said, with all well, to leave for
Manila this evening, and the trans
port. Sherman, with the 31 ami a
battalion of the Iith infantry at Sing
apore, all well, to leave for Manila to
Vfll.I. IfiNOKE TUK ASSEMBLY.
I the Conilunon of Gen. Gomel Ilody
May lie ftuppre.fted.
Havana, March lfi. (len'-ral OJomez
has decided, to proceed with the plans
asreed upon for distributing the $:,-Ui-Htiuit
to the Cuban troops on ells'oand
jHg as thi.UK.li Hi-' ii.ili'.ary assembly
did not exist. He conferred for tj
hours yesterday with ciovernor Oncra;
prooke regarding details, lien, P.rooke
ak.-il Washington several days ag'
win ther in ease he dissolved the as
semMy bis action would be approved.
The cabled reply authorized him to dis
ilve that body if in his Judgment such
an a t was necessary. He hopes the
assembly will soon cease of its own
ueconl to ho'd its sessions, but should
c, uvi,.ri Iisipilet ;nr to the public mind
eont'nu- he will fntt rvcr.e. Kumors are
current that the assembly's self-dis-Folutior.
is a tratter f the early future.
The I'nited Stale!, military authori
ties publish the following statement:
We are otheially authorized to say
that the president ..f the t'niteil States
will not recognize- any obligation in
curred by the body kr.own as the Cuban
assembly, and that all reports and as
sertions to the contrary are absolutely
untrue. " Tins Is perhaps due to a
story published in the newspaper Kl
Itecom ct: trado to the efTei t that a rep
resentative of an American syndicate,
including Senator Hat.na. is now here
with a lew of making a loan to the
asmb!y. There have been six res'g
nations from the assembly since Sun
day tlen-Tals and Sciiors Cespede-s.
Monteagudo. Nunez. I.eira. Mola. and
Ystcrday afternoon's demonstration
in favor of ejomez in which a'l the
patriotic clubs, with banners and bands,
as well as many worn, n and children,
took part was better organized than
that of Monday, thouch r.ot so spon
taneous. Several thousand people
paraihd to the ejuinta :e h.s Molinos.
whe re t.t neral elom.z resides. 11- made
his appearance and addressed them,
and the procession did not return until
Archbishop Ciiapeile. the ap. stolic
ilelrgate to the West Indies, ciscuss.-d
wuh c;eneral llrooke yesterday the sit
uation of the Roman Cath'.l c church in
Culea. He asks nothing except that the
church be allowed to retain its proper
ty, jurisdiction and rights as a corpora-
Made from pure
cream of tartar.
Safeguards the food
hiking pow&rj are the greatest
er to health of the present diy.
mwL awiso cwor co. . arw oc.
I won unLsr tne bpam'sh law. To this
Oen. Urooke pees no objec tion, thoueh
mere are some titles in dispute that
ma nave to come before the courts.
JOHN SHERMAN'S CONDITION
St. I'lerre A eerier May the Ex-Secretary Is
St. Pierre, Island Martin'eiue. March
10. The condition of John Sherman,
who was a passenger on the I aris.
now makinr a tour of the West In
dies, is no better todav. Sherman's
physicians look for a change this af
ternoon. He is very feeble.
Washington. March 10. A telegram
has been received from Col. iates.
traveling companion of ex-Secretary
John Sherman, dated Port De France,
Martinique, savin"; Sherman is suffer
ing from pneumonia, and asking that
he be brought home on a government
vessel. Secretary Long telegraphed
to Havana an order that when the
Chicago arrived there she proceed to
Kingston, Jamaica, meet the excur
sion steamer Paris and take Shcman
olT. Sherman will probably be taken
alxiard Sunday or Mondav and should
arrive at Hampton Uoads in about a
r-ERISHES IN THE RIVER,
Charles Sanders. Afred II. Drowned at
Port Uvron, March 10. Charles
Sanders, son of Reuben Sanders,
aged 1 1 years, was drowned in the
river near the oh! saw mill last even
ing at about 0 o'clock. He and
Charles Kllis h:wl licen on the river
most of the afternoon. Kllis had
gone ashore a short time In-fore. No
one on this side of the river saw Sand
ers drown. The boy did not come to
supper and Mr. Sandersjknowing that
his son had been on the river, be
came alarmed and made inquiry
around town, but could lind no one
who bail seen the boy.
Charles Williams, of Le Claire, came
over about 1:'M) and said John ;illert,
of Ie Claire, had teen the boy
drowned. He said that the lad had
leen near the Iowa side and started
for home, and when near this side
had pulled his boat up on a large cake
of ice. which was lodged near the
mill. He had walked a short distance
from the lioat, but returned to it
again to pull his skill up further on
the ice. He walked away again from
the ljoat a short distance, w hen the
(iibert boy. standing on the Iowa
shore, saw him disappear through the
ice. KITorts are being made to recov
er the IkjcIv, but so far have been
A Very Fair Snbstltnte.
Secretary Freeman, of the Y. M. C.
A., has received word fit.m the ltcd
path Lyceum bureau that Rev. T.
IeWitt Talmage has leen compelled
to cancel all his lecture dates for this
vear, on account of impaired health
ami by order of his physician. This
is a disappointment to the nianncje
ment of the V. M. C. A. lecture course
and to its patrons as well. The com
mittee, however, has secured (Jeorge
Kiddle, said to l one of the greatest
dramatic readers of the :ige. who is
accompanied by the Pcethoven Or
chestral club, an organization of high
order. This entertainment will lie
given Tuesday evening. March 2S,
and will take the place- ef the Talmage
lecture, though at a dilTerent elate.
Notice of the usual reservation of
seats will bedulv given.
The democratic township entices
of South Rjck Island will be held
at the town hall Friday evening,
March 17. at t$:3. All democrats are
requested to nttend.
J. K. Fabkkk. Chairman.
Chicago! March 10. The dem.
cratic citv convention renominated
Mayor Carter II. Harrisou. The plat
forlii does not touch on national
It toting at llrnnon.
Denver. March 10. Sheriff Hinsdale
has askeel the governor for troops to
suppress rioting miners at Hen son.
near Lake City. Troops are now cn
route. It is verv hard to stand idly by and
see our dear ones tulTcr while await
ing the arrival of the doctor. An
Albany (N. V.) dairyman called at a
dru" store there for a doctor to come
anel sec his child, then very sick with
croup. Not finding the doctor iu. he
left word for him to come at once on
his return. He also bought a bottle
of Cbainlicrlain's Cough Ucineely.
which he hojed would give some re
lief until the eloctor should arrive.
In a few hours he returned, saying
the eloctor need not come, as the child
was much U tter. The druggist. Otto
Scholz, savs the family has since rec
ommended Chamberlain's Cough Kern
ed v to their neighbors and friends
until he has a constant demand for it
from that part of the country. For
sale bv all druggists.
Spain to Ratify the Treaty.
Madrid. March 16. The cabinet coun
cil last evenir.fr decided that the trtaty
of peace with the I'rited StJUes should
be ratified Immediately after the dis
solution of the cortes. which will prob
ably be decreed today. The elections to
the rew chamber will fee fixed for April
16. and to the senate for April SO. the
new octes to reassembla on May 2.
T carrv -Orangeine" ready to -head
on" colds." headache and nervous ex
haustion. It is great."
EJtrat.Toir Itowel. tflth C a. caret.
Candy Cathartic, cure constipation forever.
13c, S5c. U CCC.faU, druggist retuad money.
LYNCHING IN GEORGIA
Whitecaps Storm a Temporary
Jail at Palmetto and Shoot
FOUR OF THEM AEE KILLED.
Victims Charged With Attempting- to
Hani Itown a Town Confession of
ISuel Cotton, the Leader of the liaug
An Outbreak or the Colored Population
f eared Town Uuardeel by Citizens Situ
ation In Philippine.
Palmetto. Ca.. March 10. One hun
dred and tifty whitecaps stormed the
temporary jail early this morning
and shot nine negroes awaiting trial
on a charge of attempting to burn
down the town.
Four were killed and live badly
wounded. The "lead are 15ud Cotton.
Henry IJinghani. Tip Hutsou, Ed
Brown: wounded, .John Bigbv, Clem
Watts. (Jeorge Taylor, I-diam Brown,
The mob puckly overpowered the
guards anel shot down the prisoners
while they wen lagging for mercy,
and then ijuickly disappeared as they
came, on horseback. treat excite
ment prevails. An outbreak of ne
groes is feared. Many threaten to
avenge the shooting of memlers of
their race. The militia is on the way
from Atlanta. Iu the meantime the
town is guarded bv armed citizens.
The negroes of the community threat
ened the past week to burn Fairbourn,
the e-otitity seal. It is re-porteel the
mob came largely from there.
The victims 'lie where they were
shot down on the blood-soaked Moor,
surrounded by their wives and chil
dren, piercing the air with cries
anel moans. Three tires at Palmetto
this vear nearlv destroyed the town.
It ia reported that Cotton, the leader
of the gang, confessed vesteruav, im
plicating himself and associates.
The Capital City guarus arriven at
11 and went on patrol duty. The cit
izens fear a negro uprising tonight.
JOSEPH MEDILL IS DEAD.
roprletor of the Chicago Tribune Pauses
Away In Texan.
Chicago, March 16. Word was re
ceived from San Antonio. Texas, that
Joseph Meelill. proprietor of the Chi
cago in nunc, eiieet there cany mis
Admiral Kautz at Apia.
Apia, March 10. via .Auckland.
Admiral Kautz arrived on the llagship
Philadelphia and couveneil a meeting
of the consuls, chief justice and cap
tains of the various warships, includ
ing the derman. on board the 1 hila-
lelphia. The probable result will be
t be; presentation of an ultimatum. It
is generally thought lighting is likely
to occur. i
Sensational Oreyfus story.
London. March 10. The Evening
News publish :i sensational Dreyfus
story and declares the former Russian
ambassador at I'aris. Count Von
Mohrenhcim, was the real culprit who
sold the Russian and French secrets
to (icrmany, adding that Russia itself
is convinced of his guilt.
Rome. March 10. Massagero says
the Pope shows signs of increasing
weakness. The physicians are very
THE ills of women overshadev their whole lives.
Some women are constatly getting- medical treat
ment and are never well. A woman best understands
women's ills,' and the women whoconsult Mrs. Pinkham find
m her counsel practical assistance
Pinkham's address is
Mrs. Maeel Good
la., tells how Mrs.
her life. She says :
I cannot thank you enough for
what your medicine has done for me.
I can recommeni it as one of the best
medicines on earth for all women's
ills. I suffered for two years with finale weakness and at
last became bedfast. Three of our est doctors did mc no
good so I concluded to try Lydia E Pinkham's Vegetable
Compound. After taking; a few bottlcf your medicine. I was
evening and recommended Lydia E. Pirlciiri's Vegetable
Compound, saying that she knew that it woulcure me, I then
sent for your medicine and after taking five ttles of it, I was
entirely cured. I cannot praise it enough." j
A cold Is danger
ous. . Don't let It
get tn start of you.
A tew eloped or my
e urn e ure w in
I) reus xtp any f.iria
of cold iu a few
hours and prevent
grippe. orpin ncria
should l in evenr
Iigme and everv v1
pocket. It is hetier
than a life insur
At all drupglsts. 2Be.
f.i M..1!,-it !-! fr.-
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TOLD BY GLASS MAW.
Condition of Affairs In That Trade in th.
Washington. March 18. Dennis A.
llayts. of Philadelphia, president of the
tJUess liottle lilower' Association of
Anri a. was before the induxiriul com
mission yesterday. Hayes stated that
many foreien liottle Mowers were still
imjxiited under onttact. prov'nsj them
selves able to evade the Humiliation
laws, lie detailed at lei.Rth the effort
to secure uniform cisti payments and
abolish company stores. These sti.r.
were depcribeti as vry pernicious. The
product of the- aveia'-e RlasM operative
of todav is elouble that of the years
ago. said Hives, but this was atttained
tis the result of a teiri Ide expend:! ure c f
energy. The plass lrower of this timo
was seldom able b; continue his ef
forts beyond the aire of 4j.
There hail b,-en a pronounced fal'infr
off in wanes in the last few years, and
especially since the panic of l'.i:;, when
there was a reduition .f the scale
amoiir.tin.c to 1.1 per enf. There was a
promise to restore tie old scale as soon
as the conditions wrt" improved. " But."
he said, '"the panic i-'- passed ar.d a new
tariff has been enac ed. still the condi
tions are such that i he restoration ha
not tali.n place.' T: is failure was du
to the employment f non-union labor
ers by many :riaiifa lui ers. Hayes
denounced con-j an tenement houses.
He deprecated the etup'ov nimt of wnm
rn in the work as Ictriniental to mor
ale. so liscrtmin'a'ioi'.KatuMt the SvtIhs.
Madison. "Wis.. yUn h 1. The secre
tary of state has rvcived information
from the rational stite department that
Switzerland objectsto a bill now before
the lrKis'ature becaise it taxes Swiss In
surance eomparies U a rate higher than
it does those of d:nottic ownership.
This is a clear vication of the treaty
between the tL'nitecfStates and Switzer
land. It happens, h .vevcr. that the dis
criminating clause rr.is been stricken
from t;ie hi!!, , lac; Is the Orton b!Il
to tax Insurance corparics.
I'iiigrre Sign IlielC.til w.ty Tax I5IW.
i.-iu.-Mi.K. .Mien,, .varcn 16. t;ov. 1'in-
pree yesterday afternoon put the finish
ing touch to the K;;slation for which
ne nas leen cont'-nl inp since before his
first term a.i provo-nor when h" signed
the Atkinson eiiul taxation hill. The
act becomes operative immediately.
The bill provides or a board of asses
sors and the- governor sent in Ihe fal
lowing r.ames for the lit.ari: Robert
Oakman. city as!-.--:-,.r of Detroit; Col.
K. M. Irish and O-ori;? n. Hoi ton. mas
ter of the state g unge.
I.Inrolu a Hcii'ne Needs IlepHlrs.
-pilng:ield. Ills.. March 1G. A number
t the members of the legislature have
een inofTn iaily investigating the e-e.r.c'i
oi cue j.ire .iin home. They find it
n nerd cT prompt ar.d extensive re
nirs. The I'.oors are sunken in many
I'iccs. ere.ss beams are badly cracked
aid pcitie.ns of the joists are broken
of. Th? sills are in a decayed condition
arj the ertire house trembles before a
vey slight wind, n j? the business of
IIlLois to attend to thiB matter.
ae to do all my house
wtk. I know that your
mtlieine raised me from
a ed of sickness and
peiups dea'wj, and am
ver thankful for what it
haslonc for me. I hope
tha every suffering
woun may be per
suaded tcry yo;:r medicine."
Get Mr. Pinkham's advice
as soon s you begin to be
puzzled, "he sick headaches
and draggig sensation come
from a cu4le cause. Write
for help a soon as they ap
Mrs: Dole Stanley,
Campe llsburg. Ind.,
writes: Dear Mrs.
Pimch I was troubled
with sk headache and
s -j was so cakaad nervous.
II coulc hardly go. A
friend eled upon me one
1 1 1 nAUIKN
In the lot are silk lined overcoats, fancy back overcoats with silk shoulders,
in fact all the latest style clothes and made by the best tailors. Don't buy
until you have seen our line.
We Carry Overcoats from $4.39 up.
MORE TROUBLE IN SAMOA.
erman Consul Take Art ion alrnlaied
t Kncourage the Kehels.
Apia. Samna, Marc h 10. via Auckland,
New Zealand. March lfi. Owiig to
threats by the Mataafa people to burn
the ?.!:'."ietoa villages in the island "
j-".ivaii unless the se-nt taxes levied up--
:i them and a number of soldiers to
support Mataafa. the Kritish consul is
ned Savaii on th" l.'ritish cruiser lor
ji'.ise. ai:d t he comniandc r f that vessel
threatened to shell the villages of
Mutaata's followers if peace was dis
turbed. The LIritish and Arnerhan con
suls have issued proclamat ior s threat
ening strong action if the provisional
iioveinmer.1 interfered with the loyal
ists. The Herman consul refused to join
with the Hritish ar.d American repre-.-cntatives
ar.d i.-stied a proclamation
cphohlii'g' the provisioral government.
:.r.d ontaininng an extraonlinary para
Kiaph expressing the hope that the
ovi:-ioral government would "be able
'o er ountrr the iljrscr caustrd anew to
ihe p.eai e of the country and the r:;fety
of the inhabitants by the Knglish and
Arr.eriexn proclamation.' This has put
more heart ir.to th; rebels and therefore,
r. umbers of armed warriors are gather
ing. The T'r.ited States cruiser Philadel
phia. Admiral Kautz commanding, has
a ree nuietu ou a Troliey Line.
Worcester. Mass.. Marc h 16. A car on
the Millbury division of the Worcester
and Suburban railway ran off th? track
from Mi (li)wan s bridge and plunged
into the Iliac kstor.e river last night
Three occupants of the car were penned
up m the vestibule and drowned. A
fourth passenger, ileorge Pluff. of Bra-
hamv i'.le. was severely injured, bet mnv
ve. The dead are Michael Shea, motor-
rran: t redei ic k White, of WhiiinvMU
nduetor; Morris Welsh, of Mullbury
Corn Cioes into tne Itiver.
Hennepin. His.. March IC The II. II.
-eee n A- o. grain elevator in this inu n
ae way anel hundreds of bushels of
hr-l.rd corn ran into the Illinois rive-.
'n account of floatir.sr ie e it was imno-
sibh- to get rear the break where, ih.
rair. was runr:irg ir.to the river. Th
loss will h heavy.
Track I t'nder Ihe Ire.
St. Isnace. Mic h.. March 16. No trains
have arrived or departed on the Duluth.
South Shore and Atlantic railway sine.,
last Saturday. Kighty miles of the
track are covered with solid ice west of
Sage- station. Large gang? are at work
picking ice from the rails.
"rn. l-iac-e lo Be Killed.
Albany. X. Y., March 16. Governor
Uoosevelt has refused to commute the
sentence of Mrs. Martha Place, the
Brooklyn murderess, and she will be
killed by lightning Borne day during
next week at Sing Sing prison.
The best medicine money can buv
for impure blood, nervousness, and
all stomach and kidney tre ubles in
Pneumonia is the quick apent of
death. Fully one-third of recent
deaths have been from pneumonia fol
lowing la gripjee. Pneumonia cannot
follow the use of Foley" Honey and
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 Ever
Offered in the Three Cities for
The overcoats are all new this season and made
to sell for $13.50 to $16.50. In order to make
this the banner spring overcoat season, we make
the price $10.00.
President MoKinloy is taking a com
pie te re st at Thomasville, (la.
Leo Mi'ler, a law student, was killed
by an Illinois Central train at Chi
cago. Ohed Moore, an Atibotsford. Wis.,
farmer, was instantly killed while fell
ing a tiee.
Rome advices deny the story that the
pope bus suffered from a renewal of
fa inting speds.
iiartwick Nelson, of Chicago, preferred
ile-ath to being arrested, anel swallowe d
puris green. He will pre.bably recover.
William I). Praser, ef Warsaw. Ind..
has been appointed national bank ex
aminer for Indiana, vice ). M. Packard,
Miss i'.crtha Kleist. 22 years old, a
laundress at the Kau Claire ( Wis.) Chil-ilre-ii'
home. crei pe-d dead, while talk
ing to the Matron.
Ilheinhariit .Mundt, white, employed
nt the I'niversal Ce-me-nt works. Chi
cago, fell in., a pit and was smotherej
to de-ath so cement.
Abraham Kichedd. who, from 1864 to
ISTe. wa4 one of the largest operators
on the hoard of trade in Chicago, died
of se'tiiliiy at his winter home, Nice,
Miss. Sn.-an H. Anthony will attend
the otive-ntion of the International
Counc il of Women, to be held in Went
min.ste.r hall, London, about th- middle
I5urglar.- ct Chicago locked F. 1'.
Little, his wife anel daughter in the
dining room at their residence Tues-
oay rngnt, wnne tney looted the houue
cf jewelry anl silverware valued at $1,-
To Core a Cold In One Day.
Take Laxative Bromo Quinine Tablets
All drusrir'ists refund the money if it
fails to cure. 25c. The genuine has
L. B. Q. on each tablet.
Not one child dies where ten
formerly liel from croup. People
have learncel the value. of One Minute
Coii";li Cure and use it for severe lung
anel throat troubles. It immediately
stops cejiiErhiii". It never fails. For
sale bv T. II. Thomas, A. J. lieiss anel
M. F. Bahnsen, druggists.
"Both my wire i-.n3 myxeirhave been
oalns CAsCAHETf. and thev are the beat
medicine we have t had in the boiifie. Lact
aoelc my wife was frantic with heudac-be for
two days. fbe triel Mme cr vourCASC'AKETS,
and tnev relievevt the pain in her head almost
immediately. We ioth re-comrrienel Cascareta."
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P!eannt. Pltat,le Hoent. Vte Com. Do
boon. f Sn en. W eaken. or f.ri. fcfc. 2Jc.auc-
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