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. ROOK ' ISLAND ARGU
VOL. XIArIII XO. S7.
ROCK ISLAND. ILL., SATURDAY, FEJ5KUAKY lO. 1900.
PRICE THREE CENTS.
BOERS AGAIN PROVE
TOO MUCH FOR BRITISH.
POSITION NORTH OF
MacDonald; Scores a Victory for the British at Koc
TJ KAIXJUAUTERS Camp Spricg
ticM Bridge. Feo. 'J. The posi
tion taken north of the Tugela river has
proved diilicult to maintain. The regi
ments sent acres as reinforcements
went into the front line of the trenches,
lut owing to the great strength of the
liners in P.rakfontein hills to the left
it was found impossible to advance
without risking unnecessary loss.
The Jliers continued the work at
NonlerifeMts on the Iiriti-h infantry
entrenched on tho hill. The lire was
severe at times.
Wednesday afternoon J.uller re
Holveil not to press the advance ly
this route. A transport train moved
back and the infantry retired from
Wedm'lav night the It xrs got a!
l:inrj number of cannon into position. 1
rur ,.r ul,..n
...... ..r... ...... ... .....
ilercd advance impossible.
Mtl'DDSlMl SC'iMCKS A M CCKSS.
Ilrltlnh May at l.mt llavti Fooud n Hero
to I'la Ttielr F.4itli.
Mod ler Iiiver, Feb. 0. Mat I)jn aid
8 "orcil ti big signI success at Koo
dotisberg. His original orders were
to hold to the drift, and construct a
fort, as it was impossible to ho.d the.
whole summit. MarD.nald construct- ,
, . .
cdHtiong works across the center j
which was he tl by the bcaforth high-
lnnd -is anil three companies of the .
,., .... , I
Wednesday the liners advanced ,
to within Him i yards. Thcv also ht-1 1 :
the drifL three miles to' the west. '
On receipt d this news Metaueti tlis
tcitched nabbingloa to s'irrotiml the
liners, but It.ihhiugLon failed to reach
Koodoosbcft' in time to accomplish
his purpose, lairing the night the
I ers deserted Ih'j lower drift and ia
the morning retired fro'it the lulls al
together. l(ora Make n l.nin.
Durlian. Feb. 10. The liners have
taken Inkiudla. ululand magistracy, j
The magistrate the niht previous I
explotleil a magazine ami evacuated ;
the place. j
rOKl I I) 111 KKII.KAT
tirn. Itullcr'n Third Attempt to Kelirtt)
Ladymnttli Itoulli la Failure.
Loudon. I'efi. :. Midnight. The wav
olttce announces that it has no l:inliiT
news to give out tonight.
Loudon. ' b. P. A dispatch to The
Morning Post from Mulder Uiver.
tlated Thursday, says that t'.ciieial
Mactlonald's and Immii nil Habbiugton's
force will return shortly and adds that
the initiative to the reco:iuoi.-sa nee
emanated from headquarters.
fjondoit. Feb. In. The colonial of-ln-e
has received a dispatch contradict
ing the report that the Itoers bail -h.t
Messrs. John Mcl.augliu. Jr.. ami Lob
bins and Iiarrismith for refusing to
If comma nderej.
London. Feb. P. The Dally Tele
graph announces that ii'ineral 'ir
Francis lery is on the way to Kug
London. Feb. A dispatch to Tin
Daily Mad from Pietermaritxburg
says that Lady Uandolpli ('uttrchill has
vi-;tMl t'hievely camp.
F.orr Head Laager, Lad smith.
Thvt'sdiiy. Fi t. S. Tl:e ltritisli wh i
Rladc from pure
cream of tartar.
Safeguards the food
Alum tulane puvuiien are the crcAtest
menaorrs to heikh ol the frcjcnt day.
Invaders arc Driv-
TUGELA TOO DIFFICULT.
were rrT-possession of the kopje Tit
Moien s drift abandoned it after a
bombardment by Loor cannon this
morning and retired across the Tugela
river to their former osition. A desul
tory cannonade is proceeding at the
Tugela this morning, but otherwiso
everything Is quiet.
IlKMF.Vi: I'.KI'OUT TKI K.
London Heeat Convinced That Iluller Hos
KmtiiwiiI tw Tugela.
London. Fob. to. 4:''o a. m. London
Hecepts as true the l.oer statement
that General I'uller has failed again
1 hese stateineiits were passed bv the
I'.ritish censor at Aden and are read
in the light of P.alfour"s announcement
I in the commons that General Iluller
is not pressing his advance.
Winst.,11 Churchill wires that Vaal
J Krantz was impracticable for the guns
it mi n "fit lieoiieti 10 i unuri I 1 1 r-
titer advance. Ilis cablegram haves
General i'.uller on Tuesday night send-
ing a fresh brigade to relieve the tired
i,,,,.,.s ,,r v.,.,1 K.......V.
I The descriptive writers with General
Ibdlcr were a Howe. 1 a rather free ham
I again 111 explaining the ugly position
which the I'.rilish held and tiie natural
ol-tai li s which had to be overcome
So it is easy to infer that with P.oer
I riflemen ami artillery del ending them
. these hills, ravines and jungles have
I not been overcome ami thus the public
' is prepare I in advance for bad news.
j lleliograms from I.adysmith. dated
Monday, describe the effect General
minors e.-innon.nie ii.ol on the worn
-"Ti.s.n. Hope ran high that the lorn
perioit or inactivity ami tedium was
rawiK ,() ,oso. Tiie crash-uf uu
was almost continuous f,(r ten hours.
" times it seemed as if as many
twenty shells burst in a minute.
T h' Loots, preparing always for the
p.;bility of defeat, were driving
l" 'ds and scmling long wagon trains
.,"'.?".:,r,h..!.,.i0 1 ,r:,k,'I,s1.'; ' - l,;l;.s';s- In-
( I l- il.ll AIHT .1 ll'l I II - 1 1 t " I IlilOM
I broken only by fro:
; I 'i.t... .-
oaking and the
i ii. 1 1 i.i. i a
ol star shells. Mir-
rounding tin- town with a circle of
light to prevent the unobserved ap
proach ot'the enemy. A series of
l.rilisli miB-s. laid for the Utters, ex
ploded accidentally. shaking and
alarming the city and camp.
ttenera! M a el toua Id s retirement
puzzles the military commeutors. The
theory that finds n qitance is that :t
was ordered bv Lord Huberts and
! that iM.th tleneral Iluller' s ami tJeneral
MacDonahrs operations were by tht
direction of the commamli'i'-in-chief. in
order to occupy the Itoers at widely
separated points, so tliev would be un
able to transfer any portion of their
forces to oppose the projected central
i hai ios w iiiiams. a military writer
who is understood to be ill colllidelilial
relations with I .on I Woiselev. savs
that beyond doubt the most authori
tative opinion in London regards it as
probable that an endeavor will be
made t.t force the line of the Orange
liver before Wednesday next. Jiossibly
A dispatch to 1 he I lines frt::n
Koodooslterg. dated Thursday. Feb. S.
says: "It is rciMtried that Itoor rein-,
forceineiits are arriving from Magers-
f.uiteiii. Our pos'nioii is easily tena
ble, but the entire force has lteeu or
dered to return to Modder river tomor
The Times has the following from
Kimberley. dated Feb. .: "The to-r
big guns shelled v all day yesterday
bt:t tit bodv was killed."
A special dispatch from SiM-arman's
c amp, dated yesterday i Friday i noon.
ssvs that owing to the liner cross tire
and the impossibility of intrenching
Vaal Krantz. General llullers force
v. ithdrt w.
he Financial News, which publishes
this dispatch, suggests that Ceneral
Puller ha mt vet actually rccrcsscd
ni'lTktTlllNS I'l Z1,115..
It Set-in (.rn. Uullt-r iofr t'ontempIattMl
'the Iteltrf of I j1j initli.
London. Feb. 1- Iu The Morning
Post yesterday Spenser Wilkinson, re
A.ertiiig use military situation, says:
"Lord Poberts is evidently about to l
It gin his ca-uiaign ami there are signs
titat tieueral Methuen's force will
make the first imitortant move. It is
S'lobable that tin Seventh division will
son.i bo heanl of as co-operating with
Mftiitieu. The latest news regarding.
Jem ral Ilnller's operations is puzzling.
It lHks now as if he never seriously
contemplated an artiinpt to reliee
L.tdysmith. but only a demonstration
to prevont the lUers from diverting
rv.nforeemeDts to Magefsfoiiteia.
"I.to'ing to the distance from
Tjcidrsinith to KindM-rley. a journey in
whieh the Boers would pet, little rail
w ay help for the transport of Uielr
forces. Lord Hoberts has a clear week
. for the first blow, which will put a
i new face uitoo the situation. This
h.Tpothesis wouhl aceount for the pres
Z.Z iste ct tjlias ju.both thejbeaterj
I of w ar anrr tT'"pirn:i2rinpi5 or toe ar
i ta'-ks ou Monday and Tuesday would
lieconie intelligible, for. if they bad
been intended as a serious movement.
General 4inller would have lteeti large-
ly reinforced a in I would have pushed
the attack with greater energy."
lltillrr Not l'rrfcvimr n Ailiaior.
Loudon. Feb. In. Halfoiir, the gov
rnment leader, replying to a question
111 the holle of inKIIIKiUs yesterday
veiling as ; whether any information
had been rec-ived from the seat of war.
said: "Our information points to tie
fact that General Ibiller is not press
lug an advance from the position he
fas oceiipied. We do not consider it
riirlit to press him for details of tin
alterations which an- in progress, nor
if he gives such information, do w
deem it proper to make this pnMi
until such operations are comoloiei
The government had no information as
(o whether General !;!!. MiaM lias re
Allot to-r Attempt Nut l.lk.-l.v.
T.omlon. Feb. 1t. The Times, deal
ir.g with the military situation, save
If I teiicra I I. tiller has failed, it seems
unlikely another attempt will be made
The terrible initial strategic mistake of
Abandoning the iiriiicitial objective for
a subsidiary ojterat ion stilloverweights
the campaign but the time approaches
when its baneftd iutiiteiiee will ceasrt
to fetter our action. The great issue
fif the war will uot be decided in Na
tal. ' General Macdonahl's retirement
Tht Times considers "inexplicable."
Writing I'opr r Srurrr.
Winnipeg. Man., l'eb. In. A private
letter has been received from I od
Snider, a well-known member of the
first Canadian contingent, to go to
South Africa. It is dated at Kelnmnt
.Ian. 1, and is written entirely on beer
bottle labels. Snider explains that
writing paper was scarce.
Comment on liriti!i Strategy,
llerliii. Feb. in. The M ilitair-YVoch
enblilt reviewing the fighting on the
Tugela river characterizes the Itritisu.
strategy there jis most unfavorable.
Two (I'crman officers on the active list.
Win Kuawski and FritzdortT. have just
published an able book on the South
Itritinli Hurk SI-mmI.
Durban. Feb. H The ltritisli bark
Rirkdale. with contraband, lias been
seized by the l.ritisli.
TURMOIL IN THE HOUSE.
Causes Scene Which Itrlng to Mind the
Washington. Feb. 10. There was a
scene at the night session of the house
last night which momentarily recalled
the stirring and exciting days of the
Fil'tx -lirst congress. An Irate member
rushed dov :i the main aisle brandish
ing his arms and shouting for rt cogni
tion, while half the I eiaocra tit- mem
bers were on their feet execrating tho
oeeHpini tf ikr chair - for wlm t thv.y
termed his arbitrary course, ami front
several places in the hall came loud
hisses. Last Friday night I albert.
iK'inoerat. of . South Carolina, blocked
private pension legislation because
there was m ouoruni present and
threatened to coiilinue to ik) SO it t
every subsequent - rniay niglit session
unless a o'lorum was present.
Ilis wt ruing had no effect. There
was an unusu.".lly large attendance
when the house was called to order :tt
.S o'clock last night. Speaker Hender
son himself was in the chair and the
galaries. usually empty at night ses-
ions. were crowded in anticipation of
a Itve'y snne. I allien made good his
threat as soon as the mot inn was made
to go into committee of the whole, but
the roll call showed the presence of a
score or more of members in excess
of a Muorum. 1 he friends of private
pension bills were jubilant.
Hepburn was o.-l'led to preside over
I lie committee of the whole ami the
clerk read the tirst bill. Talbert arsoe
leisurely while three bills were being
put tin. nigh the legislative stages, and
final passage, and nldresse.l the chair.
He was completely Ignored. I?y this
time the whole Democratic side was
aroused. A dozen members were ou
their feet. Tabert. thorougidy angered.
started down tiie main aisle shouting:
"Mr. Chairman." Mr. Chairman." as
he approached. He-reached the area
in front of the speakers rostrum all
the while roaring out his denunciation
f the chairman's arbitrary course lw-
fore the chairman condescended to rec
Democrats all about were also shout
ing their disapproval. 1 he Kepunlio-
ans scented to pc eiiioyiug tiie storm
which the chairman's course had
raised. Tnlberr rapidly cooled down
after he had been recognized and ex
plained In a brief speech that the pres
ence of a quorum had completely vimli-
ited his position. The committee then
proceeded with the considerat ion of
pension bills and thirty-five were fav
orably acted upon. At 10.."o the house
As no senator was prepared to pro
ceed with a discussion of the finance
measure yesterday tin senate trans
acted only routine business ami ad
journed early to enable members to .it
tend the obsequies of tleneral Lawton.
Sympathy for Boers.
Washington. Feb. 10. In the sen
ate Allen presented a resolution ex
tending sympathy to the Boers, and
saying it is the duty ot the Lnttea
States to oiler mediation. It went
.lory t.rtm Mollntul Ct.
New York, Fel. 10. The Molincux
murder case was given to the jury at
3 this afternoon.
A Sllpperr Held.
If Portugnl caa afford to let go of
Ieiagoa Bay for a minute, this would
le a good tirut?. says the Chicago Rec
ord, for her to rub a little powdered
rosin rn her bands.
Thn rili-rims Progress" has been
translated into 2"3 languages and dia
Subscribe for The Argus.
Work a Very Bofd Swindle on a
note! Proprietor of
VALUELESS LAJTD SUBSTITUTED
lor a l-'arm suporcl To lie Wurtli $30
an At-re SkranL-r Attveiit nret nf a Ituxttl
i urjiM Uimmn't I'et tiliar I'lea to
Chance of shoplifting Slate Supremo
Court I plod. Is the lux ir ision ar-
tt-rtille Kict tue.
Lincoln. Ills.. Feb. lt. V. S. Mitch
ell. of llarrisburg. Ills., and Kdwar
JEimiiu-rmau. of Springfield, are nude.'
arrest charged with practicing a con
lideiice game on '.ciij:imiu F. 'oft man
pl'operielor of the Spit ley hotel in tlii
it y. Mitchell was arrested at Krif
Ills., whei-e he was in Ntssossioii of .
hotel valued at SI.'DKfi which he ob
tained in trade for a farm of S.'.u acres
o'i a small mountain iu Saline county
Ills., alleged to le worth only a dollar
an acre, but said to have been repre
sented to ('oilman to be worth from
III to ..".
hubati'.uteil Vulot-lei-s I.uii.l.
Mitchell. Kimmerman and oiiiers are
charged with showing ColTinan a iltif
farm iu Saline county well worth s.lo
an acre, but upon "the exchange sub
Mituting lan I practically valueless.
Colt loan discovered, the '..alleged swin
dle thirty days following the transai
tioii by the agent of a ton Miration loan
ing ilium r investigating the laud prior
to making a loan thereon tor ( oilman
of .Vo.ikni. Mitchell was brought her
vesterdavand placed in the county jail
Kiiiimerinaii at a late hour last night
had been unable to furnish bonds.
UIFE HKI'I.KVINS lOUl'si:.
Strunge Aduent lire tf the lhixed Keniains
tif.loliii l aiilKiier.
Chicago. Feb. pi. It required tin
aid of the police
lor Mrs. .loli i Faulk
ssion of the remain:
Her to get possei
of her husband,
four weeks ago.
as the widow of
who died in Mexico
While Mrs Faulkm
tiie mail whose body
iscoiitcmlcd for.claiuisthe remains, her
brother-ill law. Victor .1. lSastian. say
he has the right to bury them, and al
though he lias been dispossessed, h
declares he will get an injunction ft
staining tin widow. For three days
two undertakers waited at the depot
for the train on which the remains had
been shipitod. Mrs Faulkner cm
ployed Caviu VV Co. and .lames Bradley
&Sous were employed by Uastian.
r.rn.llcv tV- Sons got the body, and
when Mrs Faulkner learned of this she
demanded the remains. Captain Col
leian was told that the body hail been
Molen. and he sent Ijeteetives Halpin
i in 1 lin k to investigate. I he officers
found that tiie undertakers were act
ing iu good faith, and they refused to
have anything to do witli the matter
Caiuaiu t'ollerau then advised that a
civil proceedings be begun to get tin
bodv. ami Mrs Faulkner went hefoiv
J list ice Wallace ami look otn a writ of
replevin. To get small bonds she
placed the value of the corpse of her
nui. . . .1. -an.! tlu eajikMl. in which it
lav at S2r.. and she was allowed to
sign her own bond of .."iO.
WOMAN'S 1'KCt I.IAK l'l.KA.
Ctairt oyant I'ropliesied she Would Kitlier
Ite Arrested or Heroine Insane.
Chicago, Feb. H. A unique plea
was made by Mrs. Annie Tanner when
irraigned before Justice Kberhart yes
terday on the charge of shoplifting by
Madigan Hros.. dry goods dealers. "I
took the goods for a purpose." said
Mrs. Tanner with great clf-possession.
V year ago a clairvoyant told me that
by the end of the twelve mouths I
would be either arrested or put in Jin
insane asylum, ami. not wishing to ne-
ome insane. I rysnlveM to steal so
that I would' be M'nt to prison. Had I
not done this ! aiu convinced I would
soon have become a lunatic"
D. .1. Madigan. the prosecuting wit
ness, had assorted that the prisoner
had been watched by employes of his
store tor aixtut a year, as sue mot
ii thought to have taken goods be
fore. The justice changed the charge
to disorderly conduct and imposed a
$10 line, which was paid.
I'f.nner Mayor I Iteleueif.
Carlyle. Ills.. Feb. lo. Kx-Mayor
I.ambe. of this city, who was convicted
of forgery a year ago and sentenced to
serve a term in the stale prison at
Chester, lias been released ou parole
and has returned to his family. His
(lease was secured by the inlluellee
f prominent citizens, who circulated
a petition, in his behalf a few weeks
ago. I.anile was at one time a leading
attorney, enjoying a lucrative practice.
ttt became tinaiiciaHy involved
through bad investments.
Chicago. Feb. lO. The will of the
late I. D. Armour. Jr.. which is sup
posed to dispose of an estate of .;.o.-
HHt. will tiled for probate before
long, and much speculation is indulged
in as to the itossihlc bequests to Arm
our institote and other Armour chari
ties. The will is now in the hands of
the estate's attorneys.
Jury Nearly secured.
Vienna. Ills.. Feb. in. Yesterday.
the seventeenth day of lie trail of the
twelve CarTerville striking miners.
barged with the nnirder of rive nn-
r.nio:i miners in the not at t nrterville
Sej.r. IT. the tenth juror was secured.
The jury may !e completed to day.
Meets with a Pet u liar Death.
C-!oonda. Ills.. Feb. lO. Lou Smith
met a tragic death in a iteeullar man-
er. IDs riOri ptayfollv Ieaied on him.
when its paws struck the hammer of
a gnu upon which be was leaning, dis
charging it. He died Instantly.
Springfield. Fef. lO.-r-Tlie supreme
court yesterday morning affirriHNl the
judgment of Judge Ttlley's court iu
'hieago. in the cases of l'aulut Knopf.
coiittus, clerk of Cftvk. LQauL vs.. citj
oT CliTcago'aud the'board of edite:ltlor..
A fecial opinion of the court will Ite
hard down later. The opinion holds
that section 4!. of the revenue law.
limiting aggregate tax levies of cities
iu Cook county to 5 -r cent, assessed
valuation, and iu liue with the court's
holding iu the Stttckart case last term.
A Natural MlitaLr.
A few years Itefore his death Allen
G. Thurmau of Ohio was engaged as
counsel in a lawsuit which was tried
before a country judge in one of the
small towns iu the central part of the
state. Opposing Judge Thurmau was
a-. young lawyer named Cassidy, who
wore his hair pompadour, assumed an
air of great dignity and was apparent
ly greatly impressed with his own iui-portam-c.
I'pon several occasions dur
ing the progress of the trial Thurmau
referred to his legal opponent as "Mr.
Necessity." The young man arose
whenever this occurred and with great
gravity reminded the court that his
name was Cassidy. I- many, after the
offense had been repeated about a
dozen times, the pompous attorney ex
T must again remind counsel upon
the other side that my name is Cas
sidy. I can't understand why lie per
sists in maintaining that it is Ncces-
"I beg the gentleman's pardon." said
Thurmau. "The reason I keep getting
him confused with Necessity is, I pre
sume, due to the fact that the latter
knows no law." Chicago Times-Herald.
The First Teleseople Comet.
"On Hit; evening of Oct. 1, 1M7. the
Mitchells were entertaining a party of
invited guests." writes Amelia II. Itots
ford of "The Mother of the Stars" iu
The Ladies' Home Journal. "Uut Ma
ria Mitchell was not to be deterred by
"company' from following her custom
of sweeping the heavens with the tele
scope every clear night. She slipped
away and ran up to the observatory.
Soon afterward she returned and told
her father that she thought she had
si en a comet. He hurried up to the
observatory to look himself and declar-
cci mar. u was iniieeti a comet, auis
. . 1 i. , .
discovery entitled Miss Mitchell to the
old medal that had been' offered some
years before by the kiug of Denmark
to the lirst discoverer of a telescopic
comet, ami it was struck off and for
warded to her."
An fnipokon Hint.
"Most insultiug man I ever knew,"
exclaimed the man with the breezy
personality. "I'm never going to have
anything to do with him."
"What has he been saying to you?"
"What has he been saying behind
"Nothing. Kvery time I start to tell
I'm a funny story he looks up at the
clock." Washington Star.
To Care a Cold In One Day,
Take Laxative Bronio QuinineTabiets.
All druggists refund the money if it
fails to cure. K. XV. (irove's signa
ture is on each box. 25 cents.
This sounds big, doesn't it? But as advertisers of
believe it. If you have the least doubt come and see.
to prove it to you. Bring in a Ten D jllar Bill and
about 100 suits that sold all this season from $15 to $20. It's our scmi-
fjf annual clean up sale of fine suits. Look in our windows.
I' THE LONDON
g NOTHING BUT CASH. g
TAYLOR HAS CALLED
LEGISLATURE TO CAPITAL
Shows Inclination to Permit the Kentucky Law to
Take Its Course.
Had Established Both Branches of Government at
"PRANKFOKT. Feb. 10. Taylor
issued a proclamation reconvening-
the lejrislalure at Frankfort at
noon MandiyY. While Taylor will
not siju the Louisville agreement, he
will permit the law to take its course.
lteckham ni.il Hlarkliurn Conrer.
Louisville, Feb. 10. On receipt of
the news of Taylor's decision. (Jov.
Beckham. Senator Blackburn and
other leaders went into secret con
ference touchinr their attitude in the
new aspect of affairs.
HAD GOVKKXJ1K-NT EST A H 1.1 s H K I).
ltoth Democratic ltranchen Were Already
Doing lIoHlneM at LoulHvllle.
Louisville, Ky., Feb. 1(. Execu
tive legislative headquarters of the
democratic govern ment have been es
tablished at Louisville. The legisla
ture has resumed its regular work.
Gov. Beckham holds tin; executive
quarters at the hotel. The democratic
leaders say nothing more will be done
by them in the matter of peace nego
Will Not Submit to Arrrnt.
Members of the legislature assert
they will not submit to arrest to be
taken to London or Frankfort by Tay
The Ones Who Don't Count.
London, Kv., Feb. 10. BoLli repub
lican houses met and immediately ad
journed until Monday.
SETILKMKXT IX SIoHT.
I. ate Kcptr.H f rom Kentucky So Iiiul-
Frankfort, Ky., 'Feb. in. i.oviinor
Taylor did not yesterday afternoon
sign the Louisville pence agreement.
He announced moreover that he luid
We're Transforming $15, $16 50, $18 and $20 Suits Into
BILLS, $10 BILLS.
Wc arc Selling Suits that Sold All This Seasor for $15,
$16 50, $iS and $20 for
ito'iuivtiuon of tloing so for souk time,
and did not know whether he would
sign it at all. Oil the other hand tho
Democrats were confident that lit
would aiTix Ills srgnat lire lo tiTo'tlocu
mcut. A luv of oiil.Ti nci's.
Yesterday was a day of conferences
In Frankfort. They were iu full swing;
from lo .;n in I lie morning until o
at night, and outwardly nothing tangi
ble resulted from them. The situa
tion last night was to all appearances
exactly where it was when the peace
.igreenient was tirst submitted to (inv
entor Taylor. On the morning train
from Louisville came the Kepuhlicau
attorney. David W. Ftilrleigli and
Judge John W. I la it, both vf whom
were members of the Louisville confer
ence on the Republican side. Immedi
ately upon arrival Faiiieigh called
upon Senator Itlakburn at the Capitol
hotel, and sifter a few words with him
went in company with Judge Burr ami
Vjei-eral Dan Lindsay to the ollloe of
Koliert 1'ulleil I'rotn I.exliigtoiu
A conference was held there from 1L
o'clock until 1 o'clock when nu ad
journment was taken. Later in the nl'i
ornooii Sam J. 15. .belts, of Lexington,
came to Frankfort iu response to a tele
gram from (Joveriior Taylor, ami was,
closeted with Iii ill for some time. Short
ly after 3 o'clock General Lindsay,
ami go Hair, Attorney Fairleigh and T.
L. Kdelcn called at the executive otHco
.'Hid a once went into a conference
with Governor Taylor, a conference
which lasted until .":.';n p. m. In the
meantime Secretary of State Caleii
Powers. Attorney General ('. J. I'raic
ami later Adjutant General ('oilier en
tered the governor's otlice and tuoU
part iu the deliberations.
Hotxeriior Will Not Sign.'
About -t:."ti p. m. Governor Taylor
and Secretary of Stale Powers camu
out of the governor's otlice, and held :t
low whispered conversation outside (im
door.' Governor Taylor then re-entered
ilkL room and .Towers left the building.
Continued on Third paite.
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