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LAiND : ' ARGU
VOL,. XL VIII NO. Kil.
ROCK ISLAND, IKL., TUUBDAY. APRIL L'G. 1900.
rRICE THREE CENTS.
Urge Him For Vice
AND APPROVE OF McKINLEY
Indiana Convention Nomin
ates a Candidate For
Koston, April 26. The republicans
(i Massac do setts today elected bene-
tor troupe, Bamuel V. McCall. Wil
ham B. iTunkett and Walter Clifford
delegates to the national convention
at Philadelphia. The platform, which
was unanimously adopted, reaffirms
ine sc. ijonis platform, and expresses
hearty and unqualified indorsement
or i tie administration of McKinley
It ures the nomination of Secretary
ot me Javy Lon lor vice president
RFTITBLICANH or I.NUI-...-.
Put In the Hrt Uay Adopting a Plot form
and Oettljig Inta..Sla.Qe.
Indianapolis, April 26. At 'J this
morning the republican convention
reassembled and the work of nomina
tion of state officers and delegates -at-large
was commenced. There were
fix candidates in the race for the
nomination of governor. At the
seventh bjliot W. T. Durbin. of And
erson, was nominated for governor.
Imiift nnjiolis. April 20. The Kepn'o
lican state convention hold its lirst
session yesterday. The morning was
devoted to district meetings. The con
V vention wns called to order at 2 p.
hi., in TomlltiNon hull, ami .i. i'ranl;
lianly. of I.afayette. presided. Th
adoption of the platform was the first
business before th' convention. The
documcut had been worked into shape
by the committee that had been fram
ing it for a couple of days aud was
ndontcd without a hitch.
It Indorses the - administration nf
President McKinlcy and pledges the
iiearty support of the KeiitiMican party
of Indiana to his reuouiiuatiou and re---.
motion : declares for the estnMisli
ntcnt of the authority of the I'nited
States against armed resistance iu inn
IiiMihir nss.essiins then to replace mili
.tary by civil administration: indorses
the policy and i-ottrse of the adminis
tration and the logUlatitm by congress
in respect to our uewly-acipiired pos
sessions; favors legislation authoriz
ing claticlty in our curreiu-y for the
l-i netit of producers ami relief of the
commerce of the Moplc: favor such
additional legislation, boili state and
national. as shall establish com
plete legal control over nil trusts with
lull power to dissolve them ami mete
out punishment to those who seek to
destroy honest competition; reaffirms
belief in reciprocity ami protection to
Amorit-au labor Hud home industries;
recognizes a debt of gratitude to the
soldiers and sailors of the late war
with Spam and in the Philippine isl
ands; riH'om mends the early i-oustruo-I
ion of the Nicnragiian canal under
the immediate direction and exclusive
control f the I'nited States govern
ment, and favors the enactment and
enforcement of laws against the im
portat i4i of foreign lalmr. The plat
form also indorse the administration
of t'overnor Mount.
After Chairman Hauly bad con
cluded his oto-niug speech he was
f orciil to retire because of his failing
voice, and I'tiiiiil States Senator l-'air-banks
iHi auie chairtuau pro ti-m. Sena
tor Fairbanks made a speech In de
fense" of the vote of the Indiana dele
gation on the Porto IJii-an measure.
He promised in In-half of the admin
istration generous treatment toward
the Porto Kicans in respect to their
domestic affairs. He disclaimed any
protective feature to the new law and
pronounced it purely one of expediency
prompted by humanity. The platform
was adopted unanimously ly a rising
As soon as the lirst session of the
convention ended the delegates Imme
diately hurried back to the hotels to re
sume tlieall alsorliinz discnsslonof the
probable candidate for governor. The
impression eonid to gradually gain
strength last night that in case tlrlf
Mlis failed to receive sufficient support
for governor. Hogate would receive
the vote of the tJrlmths men.
IIAOGER STATK Kliri'BMCA NS.
imn of the Mr Selected to Speak for
the Mat at rUllatlelphla.
Milwaukee. April '2'': The KepuMic
,ni state convention yesterday, which
was, I;rbJ at the Davidson theatre in
this iiy. chfted the following deh--gati-s-at-l.irge
to the Kepubliean na
tiotial convention at Philadelphia: Jo
seph B. Treat, .of Monroe: II. August
I.cudtke. of Milwaukee; Isaac Stephen
son, of Marinette: James H. Stout, of
Mcnomonie. The alternates res'ective
Iv .in: C. II. R-txter. of Iin-astrr; A
.1. Frame, of Waukesha: Jidiu I- Kr-!-ll.
of Madison: X. C. Foster, of Kau
Claire. Prosideutial elector at large
wer- nomlnatd a follows. Atley IV
trson. of Crawford county: A. tJ.
"Wsert. of Milwaukee ounty.
la addition the convention ratified
the selection of delegate to the nation
al convention and presidential elector
ns named by the different congression
al districts." The convention was char
acterized by harmony throughout. Res
olutions indorsing both . tbe national
pqd. ftii a3ml??'tnitlmgiTpnt through
A QV were unanimously adopted. J. P.
Treat, chairman of the state -entral
committee, ojx-ued the convention by
introducing James :. Monahan. of
Darlington, as temporary chairman.
On taking the gavel Monahan was en
thusiastically cheered. The temporary
organization was made permanent later.
31 VERS DRAW A PARK PICTt'KE.
Country Faat Racing to Destruction and
Anamination Ahead of Bryan.
Wichita. Kas., April 20. Allen O.
Myers, of Ohio, responding to a toast
tit the bauquetof the Sunflower League
of Kansas, following William J. Bry
au. created a sensation by ids utter
ances. Bryan did not liuisli his sjeecli
until after 1 a. m. yesterday. Myers
drew a dark pictnre. The country was
fast racing to destruction, said he, and
Mark Ilauna. William McKinley and
Great Britain were driving it. Then
suddenly turning toward Bryan, the
"Yon may 1 elected, sir, by a million
majority, but they will not permit you
to take the presidential chair. Ixiok
at the fate of William tJoebel. Men
whose pastime is brilery tind in mur
der an amusement. Ohio w.ts bought
in 1ST;, the country was bought; it will
be bought again 11 mo. and Mark Ilau
na's reward for it is a seat in the
United States senate."
The masses of the country would
continue to permit the encroachments
of the classes, concluded Myers, until
finally too late for a restoration of
rights by the ballot. Then the sword
and gun. violence, revolution a new
order of things.
In fCQDy lranla.
Ilarrisburg. Pa., April 20. The Be-
puiuicaii state convention, wlncu was
held in this city yesterday, cordially in
dorsed the administration of President
McKinley and Instructed the delegates
to the national convention at Philadel
phia to suiMMirt bis candidacy for re-
nominatiou. The convention also tie
clared in favor of the election of l.'uit
eu states senators in the -ame manner
that suite officers are elected: indorsed
Senator Penrose, tiie administration of
Governor Stone and other state offi
cials, and pledged its "hearty and cor
dial sitptsirt" of Colonel M. S. Quay
for re-election to the I'nited States-
senate. 1 he convention also nominated
Senator F. B. Ilardenbergh. of Wayne
county, for auditor general, and Galu
sha A. Grow, of Susquehanna county,
and Bobert K. Foerderer. of Philadel
phia, for represt utatives-at-Iarge. The
indorsement of Colonel Quay was op
posed by Senator William I-lynn. of
Pittsburg, the leader of the anti-Qr.ay
Bepuhlicans in the last legislature.
I lj on Ortrr Tlirer Ki-ftoltitionn.
Flynn explained that he was in sym
pathy with the platform in everything
except this plank and moved that it be
stricken out. 1 1 is motion was defcat-
d ami the platform wns adopted as re
ported from committee l-'lyun offered
three resolutions prepared by Quay s
opponents. I he first was read without
reating much comment. The other two
were greeted with Jeers and hisses so
that not a dozen delegates knew what
the clerk was rending. The lirst two
resolutions referred to the prevalence
of election frauds and made the tieu-
alfv not less thau ten years imprison-!
tnent and disfranchisement. The third
favored the electioiiof I'nited States
senators bv the people. The three
Flynn resolutions were not considered
y the committee. While the latter was
in session the names of twenty-eight
district presidential electors were nn-uottui-ed.
Oua.v a Drlctfnte-ttt-Large.
As delegates-at-large. Senator Quay.
ex-Senator Charles A. Porter and
lames Klverson. of Philadelphia:!. W.
Jreen. of Kmporium: ex-Bepresenta-
tive John II. I.eiseurmg. of V ilkes-
arre; Representative William Connell.
of Scran ton; State Chairman Frank
Keeder. of Kaston. and .1. B. Steele, of
Westmoreland. were unanimously
M-Kinley anil Italian Triumph.
Columbus. ).. April L'(. The ticket
nominated by the Kepuldua ns here
esterday was as follows: Secretary
f state. Lewis C. I.ayliu: supreme
judge. John A. Shaiick: board of public
works. Charles A. Goddard: state
school commissioner. I.. I . Bonebruke;
I.iiry and food commissioner. J. F..
:iackburii; presidential e!cctors-at-uge.
Colonel Myron T. Ilerrick and
ieueral W. P. tirr; delegates-at-large
-Senator Joseph B. Fornker. Governor
ioorgt l. Aasii. lienerai t naries iuck.
Ieueral Charles ;rosveuor. Alternates-
it-Iarge Hon. Charles Foster. Hon.
Myron (. Xorris. lion. W. C. Brown.
leorge A. Myers. It was a McKinley
tnd Ilauna convention and its plat
form indorsed everything done from Its
Inauguration by the McKinley adminis
tration, and favored the suppression of
Z'igurr on the Illinois .Senatonliip.
:pringtic!d. Ills., April Includ
ing vesterdav'a conventions Senator
iilloui lots iu.-ltu ted delegates fo
the state convention and there are 121
delegates from counties which passed
resolutions indorsing his candidacy for
re-election, but not instructing. There
are ninetv-one anti-Cullom delegates.
fifty contested and IX". uninstructed
md doubtful. For governor Beeves
has instructed and uninstructed:
Yates. 131 instructed and nnin-
stntcHMl: Hanecr. 27 Instructed and 44
tininstmcted: Brown. T lastructeil:
'arter. IT uniustrncted: 3"s are doubt
I'rmwrat of AUIwaia.
Motitgomerv. Ala.. April !'". The
lein ratic stme -onvention yesterday
afternoon nominated Hon. V. J. Sa ra
id for governor and adjonrneil for
th- day. The platform to le adopted
will indorse Brvan for president, reaf
firm tbt I'liicago tlet-I.-t rat ions of lVHi.
and warmlv Indorse Morgan's course
PvpnlUt Tan- oa Kaityv
lrnvr. Anr!.l--J'K J. A. K Igertou.
secretary of the national committee of
the People'.', party, announce that ail
the railroads have conceded a half fare
rate from all parts of the country to
the national convention at Sioux Falls.
OALGETY IS BELIEVEDi
Boers Pull Up Stakes in Front of
Wepener." and Trek To-
a- ward Ladybrand.
BEABANT FIEST INTO THE TOWU.
Soars Keoccupy Boshof, the British
Ketiring Short Itange in an Ar
tillery Duel at Warrenton.
London, April 26. The war office
has received the following from Rob
erts: Bloemfontein, April 25. Good
news from Baden Towell up to April
10. MacLare i is much letter. All
wound d a.'e doing- better.
Pretoria April 26. Ten were killed
and 32 wounded last n'ght by an ex
plosion at the Begbie works, used by
tmeovir jment as an arsenal. -
Paris. April tM. A dispatch from
Pretoria says that Jeneral DeAVet has
Brabant's Horse isolated, and has re
pulsed two attemiits to relieve it, cap
turing lifty Britishers.
Iiondou, April :.;. It is officially an
nounced that Weicner has been re
lleved. The war office has issued the
following from Ixird Bolierts, dated
Bloemfontein. April 5, 3:'J5 p. m.
"The enemy reiireil from in front of
Weneuer last night and this morning
fld northeastward along the Laly
brand road. Their
number was be-
" 'The reliefer t'ol-
on-l I'algety was
tleneral lira nam.
A spifiaj dispatch from I'retoria
dated Tuesday, says that the Boers
have reoccupied Boshof, the British
Cloae Work with Artillery
London, April 10. The following.
press disiKitcli is published this morn
"YVarrentou. April '27,, Night. The
Boers having become enaboldeind
shelled the village and the British
trenches, and it became necessary to
ive them a lesson and to ascertain
their strength. Monday night Colonel
Paget place several guns on the river
bauk under cover of the darkness, with
in I.0( yards of the Boer trenches
across the river. The horses and car
riages were withdrawn beyond range.
anil at daybrosik the British opened a
heavy bombardment with shrapnel and
lyddite. The Boers were taken com
pletely by surprise. i,ut they replied
with live guns, including a 4(-pounder,
and a heavy rifle tire was oponed at
the same lime. The- duel continued
many hours, the Boers finally evacuat
ing the o.si:iou with, it i believed.
considerable liss. There were no cas
ualties on the British side. During
the evening the guns were safely with
drawn." .-March of l'te- retj and French.
liondon. April . A Iteitter corre
spondent with iJciieruIsl'olo-Carewaiid
l-'reuch wires from Bamfouteiii. under
date of April '24. as follows: -Kver
siu-e Sunday a Boer force of about
l.tioo. with one gun and one pompom,
has been trying to iuijiede our prog
ress." He llieu proceeds to describe
how the various mounted bodies Ca
nadians. Boberts' Horse and French's
cavalry time after time engaged the
Boers and held them while the infantry
and baggage passed. lie says: 'The
Boers evidently intended to draw him
Pole-Ca few 1 into action in order to
delay the column, but the admirable
tactics adopted enabled a steady ad
vance. The Boers always took good
cure t keep their baggage and gun.;
well out of range.
White- Flag V ilat-tl Again.
-Ceiieial French's general plan was
to push forward in light order, leaving
the baggage train to follow with the in
fantry. Few casualties have been sus
tained during the, march. Ceneral Pole.
Carew burned a farm bouse from
which the Boers tired although flying
a white flag, and be informed the own
ers that the farmers would no longer
be allowed to play a double game with
out reprisals, as tljey must deliver tip
their arms or openly join the enemy."
Runille I'lirmirt the liner.
"In the afternoon the Boers eva
es.ited their position. idler. ll Fretijl.'s
advaneecut their communication north
of the town. Tin action was fought
at Rooi kop. The Boers retired to the
northeast. They wcr commanded by
Botha and Iewet. Bundle, with artil
lery, is pursuing them. Ieueral French
creating a position here."
ni:t.AYEII NEWS FROM THE BOE3HS.
Story of a Flcht That Took I'lat-e
A eo. ISnrchrrt Winning.
DcWct's Iorp. Orange Free State,
April 21. When ( Ieueral He Wet's
scouts announced Thursday evening
that tb-nerul Kelly-Kenny's and (Jen
era I Bundle's column were advancing
on De Wet's dorp he ordered "up sad
dle" ami' mo veil with the Ficksburg
commando and Ceuerals Cronje, Oli
vier and Wessels to intercept their
march. This was successful Friday
morning. The British occupied the
grassy hills at Taljard's farm, and He
Wet those immediately southwest of
DeWct's dorp, facing the British.
Cronje delayed ccupying an imiortant
bill, which the British took at noon.
At ! o'clock yesterday rifle tiring
commenced briskly. The British had
made trenches ami bad thrown up
schanzes. At 11 oYiock the Free State
caution and Maxim guns oieuel lire
and the former constantly dropped
shells Into the British camp. Darkness
stopped the fighting until 11 p. 'ni.,
when the Bethlehem men on the ex
treme right beard some British iu their
immediate vicinity and opened lire.
Their commandant stepped out Into
the darkness and difw-overed a
wounded man and fifteen British, woo
declared they had lost their way while
Wearchiaz. for - ifater. . At . dai?rejd
more British strayeTT into
In the motnin? the British started
an outflanking movement. Ueueral
Dcwet immediately dispatched (Jeu
eral Wessels with three cannon to head
off the British, and the latter, having
no cannon, were fon-eu to return to
camp. T4ie British camp was ob
served at sunset to be hastily packing
tip, and was subsequently removed be
hind the hills, the troops in th
schanzes firing volley after, volley to
distract attention ffom the camp,
which was seriously damaged by the
Free State shells. Tle prisoners de
clared the British numbered i",(UO
The Boer loss during the two days
was three killed and twelve wounded.
The British loss ia unknown, but
wnere tneir rigiu nanK was driven
buck today a number of dead were
left ou the lield. (Jeiieral Kelly-Kenny's
left was lieaten liack yesterday
&ud his right today.
London. April 21. The war office
has issued Lord Boberts' list f.. the
casualties prior to the occupation of
Ie Wet's dorp, showing that Captain
Denny, of the Thirteenth Hussars, was
killed and that a captain, two lieuten
ants and twenty-two men were
Those "So-f-Iled AnihtUanre Men.
lxmdon. April 2. The Daily Mail
has the following front Ixmrenzo Mar
ques, dated yesterday J April 2."i: "The
Irish-American brigafie. -chiefly so
called 'amlralance inc.' left Pivtoria
Saturday under' Colonvl Blake, after
being addressed by President Kruger,
to whom the men n-slonded with an
American college cheel."
ISocr Forces Are niu lhle.
London, April :. "A, Hoer dispatch
from (Jlenc-oe, NataL '.dated April 24.
says ihut four' scouts surprised MOO
British from Ladysmith on April 22,
put the whole body td flight aud cap
tured two of them. !
USED "aPIST0L' FATALLY.
Non-I nioit Workmen. Attacked by I'niuii
it at t hicaso.
Chicago, April o. el here were a
number of small labor, riots and as
saults here yesterday in which non
union men beaten. (Jejrge 1. (Jubbins
president of the Bricklayers' union
was arrested last nigJit charged with
inciting a riot, which occurred In West
Randolph street. The worst case of
rioting was one at Bacine aud Well
ington avenues last night, in which
one man was killed, another severely
wounded, and six others slightly in
jured. The dead man is Peter Miller,
rhot through the head by H. C. Bas
ter. Injured .lohn MctJuire, shot in
the arm and cheek by 'Baster: Kdward
Varrantou .'iiid Benjamin Bernard, cut
on the head with bras kuuckles: Ul
hlill Pot I getter, bruised: IOilis Jeckiske.
cut about the face; '.lames Gibbous,
All the participant were arrested
except Gibbons, who escaped. The fa
tal shot was fired by Paster, snoer
intendent for the Baker-Vawter Print
ing company in Mariana street, near
the scene of rhe trouble. The killing
was the outcome of three months'
trouble with striking lalMirers. The
lii in employs non-union labor. Miller.
McCuIre Pott getter, .'eckiske. and Gib
bons were all. except! Miller, former
employes pf tin firm I Tiiey assaulted
Baster, Bernard and Tarranton. who
were on their way home from work,
with brass knuckles and clubs.
In five other cases af assault by un
ion men on non-union men yesterday
there was not a single arrest.
Chicago, April 20: Attacks of
strikers in the building trades' labor
war upon non-unionists continued to-
:iy. the mob badly beating two team
sters and an ared carpenter. One
unionist was ariesled.
Hotive anil Senate in Brief.
Washington. April 2G. After a brief
debate yesterday the Semite agreed to
the conference report on the Hawaiian
civil government bill. The agricultural
appropriation bill was pussed, carrying
little over if.'i.i kmkh to. The Alaskan
civil government bill was under con
sideration without action.
The house put it heel upon the
pueumatic mail lube service now In op
eration in New York, Boston and Phil
adelphia, and if its-action stands the
whole service will be crushed out, the
appropriation for that H'rvice having
been stricken from the postofiice bill.
This was entirely because of charges
of attempted bribery -of -ongres.smen
by the pneumatic tnle fieople. The
successor of Boberts of I'tah William
T. King was pworn In as a member
of the house. J
Extra Pay to Army Officer.
Washington. April 20. Secretary of
War Boot yesterday smt to the senate
his reply to the resolution of April "1.
as to whether officer of the United
States army in Cuba; or Porto Bico
have ni-eived any comjicnsation for
their services there otker than the com-
iH-nsation to which they were entitled
by law to receive as salary and allow
ances, and ir so asking tne names ana
rank of the officers and the amounts
received by them. The reply gives a
number of instance where the com
pensation has Iveen increased from $1,-
yx to $."i.(niii a year in additiou to regu
lar pay and allowan-es. and explains
whv it was done.
Kintai Populist An for liryan.
Clay Center. Kas.. April 2D. Kansas
Populists iu state convention here yes-
terdav elected eighty-four delegates to
the national convention at Sioux Falls
and instructed them to vote solidly for
William J. Bryan. The delegates then
adjourned aud proceed to the station to
gret Bryan, who came in from the
Wichita banquet on a special 'train.
Five thousand ieop!e escorted the Ne
braska u to tile city square and cheered
lii in heartily as be spoke on the issues
of the day.
Burglar Blow a safe.
Bowling Green. O.. April 2t. Bur
glars- blew open the Jerecki Supply
company s safe at Rniloiph Tuesiay
night, securing S1.O0O itrcbcks. some
valuable paper and a small amount
In money. They made their escape on
hand-car. which . thrr abandoned
near North Baltimore. The work was
pyldamlv done trr. prcXfjsionala.
AMBITION OF TANNER
Governor Wants of All Things to
Attend the State Con
vention HEALTH 18 SLIGHTLY IMPEOVED.
Latest Development ofthe First Ship'j
Crew Botheration Mine Strike
at Spi-injf Valley. -
Springfield. Ills., April 20. Governor
Tanner's health is slightly improved,
bu the current story here is that he
declines to be ojH'rated on until aftet
the Iiepubilcan state convention. Tho
governor wants, nltove everything else,
to go to the convention at Peoria a week
hence. It will be his last appearance
iu state politics for a long time, al
least. He wants the oieration post
poned until that is out of the way. be
cause he feels sure that he could not
recover frotn the operatiou iu time to
go to Peoria.
Object of the Dot torn Work.
His physicians are working now to
get him strong enough to make the Pe
oria trip, although they advise strongly
against it. and the family has tried to
restrain him, but up to date they have
been unable to swerve hint from his
declaration to go at all hazards. Both
his family and his physicians are fear
ful of the results if the governor does
go to Peoria, and they are not quite
at ease about the probable effects- of
the oHration decided on. He is. it is
said, living entirely on liquid food, ami
not much of that.
Truiililetunie Chicago Slitp 4'rew.
Springfield. Ills.. April 20. The first
ship's crew of the naval militia, locat
ed at Chicago, is no more. By an or
der of Adjutant ieueral IJeece. issued
at the advice of the new captain. Al
bert Michelson, the crew was mus
tered out of service at a late hour Tues
day night. The officers expressed the
opinion that none of the old officers
will be reinstated, and that Captaiu
Michelson will muster in the four di
visions which comprise the organiza
tion known as Ihe Navr.l Veterans' as
sociation. FINK MAY I OK TWF.NTY-ONE VKA1W
1'ei-uliar Fact in the Meteoroloirir:
I II Is-
tory of C'liicaifo.
Chicago. April 20. Yesterday's dear
weather adds to a rather peculiar me
teorological record for Chicago. In
twenty-one years April 2.1 nlw.lys has
becti a bright spot in the month
showers, not a drop of rain having fall
en on that day since 1N7!. Five years
ago there were but six sunny days in
April. It rained every day for a week
preceding the 2.1th and for a week aft
er. But the 2.1th was dry and cloud
less. The day has stood, out in this
way n number of times when the rest
of the month was drenched iu sprin;;
Oiluin II unler Trial Iteun.
Rlooniingtoii. Ills.. April 20. The
trial of William Odum for murder has
been begun in the circuit court of Mo
fllred &cnjamin' (p.
Bradford is a Natty,
Short, Top Coat.
The New York Box
others too. This line
Alfred Benjamin &
gurantce of their being the proper caper.
Lean county. On Thanksgiving1 day,
LS!S. llmer Munsell. sou of a wealthy
farmerof Bloomlngtoii. married MyrtU
Odum. the sister of the accused man.
During the merrymaking young Odum
pointed an -unloaded" pistol at the
groom and as usual it weut off and
killed Muusell. The coroner's jury did
nor blame Odum. but soon after be ran
away. and thereupon be was indicted.
He always said It was an accident and
ratni'iitul Iiui-a -sIoiiroi-lli jl,whiriilf7 lie
! ran away while meutaliy Irresponsible
, A nother Mrike of Miners.
Springfield. Ills.. April 20. The
headquarters hen of the state I'uited
Mine Workers has received a dispatch
nuuouueiug the strike of the 1,800 min
ers employed In ihe Spring Valley
mines of the Spring Valley Coal com
pany. The strike was ordered because
the company refused to collect the
! union dues and employ none but men
having union cards for hoisting engi
neers and mine managers.
Content a Township F.lertton.
Sycamore, Ills.. April 20. Petition
was tiled yesterday iu the circuit court
to contest the township election held
here April S by William Snyder, who
alleges gross irregularities by judges
and clerks. Snyder was declared de
feated by five votes for collector. Sny
der dechire in his bill that the judges
illegally threw -out indiscriminately
thre votes and burned them.
Wedding at Mrl.eanshoro.
McLeansboro. Ills.. April 20. Cap
tain M. K. Buck. late of the Ninth Il
linois infantry, and Miss F.ditli O'Neal,
daughter of S. M. O'Neal, were mar
ried at the residence of the bride's fa
ther iu this city yesterday afternoon.
Rev. Boles, late chaplain of the Ninth,
officiated. Captain Buck and bride
left last evening for Ktlingham.
Nominated to the Supreme Court.
Peoria. Ills.. April 20. Judge John
P. Hand of Cambridge, Henry county,
was nominated for judge of the su
preme court for the Fifth Illinois dis
trict, on the lirst ballot in the Repub
lican convention held here yesterday
afternoon, defeating Judg Winslow Kv
aus. -of this city, by a vote of !7 to Z2.
Weather la Favorohle to Crop.
Springfield. Ills.. April 20. The cli
mate and crop bulletin issued by the
Illinois section of the weather bureau
says: "Considered in all aspects, the
past week has been very favorable for
farming throughout all the state. Win
ter wheat prospects are good. Plowing
for corn Is progressing rapidly."
New Wire Mill at tVnukepin.
Waukegan. IL! April 20. Tin new
wire nlill of the American Sit eel and
Wir? company was formally opened
last Saturday afternoon, and
running slowly in tinier to test
I lie ma-opera-
enmery before beginning full
Strike of Forty Men.
Naperrille. Ills.. April 20.
men employed by the Naperville
Lounge company struck for higher
wages. Their scale of wages bi lug
refused by the concern they quit in a
Rrfimed to Ini-reane Wage.
Detroit. April 20. The management
of the Consolidated Street railways of
Detroit has formally refused to accede
to a request of the employes for an
Increase in wages of. .2 cents per hour.
We Can Please You in a
Top Coat .
As we carry all styles and lengths. Ask to
sec our Bradford and New York Box. These
are the most stylish garments this season.
is a trifle longer. We have
of Top Coats are made by
Co., which is an absolute
Hull, Canada, Has Already
Lost One Hundred
AND MORE ARE GOING.
Victoria and Ottawa Likewise
Attacked By the
Ottawa, April 26. Fire in Hull,
across the river from here, started in
a mill and the flames blew acrose tho
Ottawa river, ami the Victoria and
Burrows wharves caught lire. In
Hull, 100 houses were burned, and
more are burning. The Eddy compa
ny, manufacturers of paper and
matches, and Ottawa buildings are
oueeu 81 arts For Kogland.
Dublin, April 26. Queen Victoria
and the Princess Christian and Henry
of Battenberg left the vice regal lodjo
at noon on the way to England.
LABOR AGAINST THEM.
Promoter! of Dewey Day Celebration in
Chicago t oiler Kan.
Chicago, April 26. The executive
committee of district S of the Inter
national Association of Machinists
issued an edict today declaring tho
promoters of the Dewey celebration
antagonistic to union labor and order
ing members of the union to take no
part in it.
AN ILLINOIS BANK ROBBED
Five Thoataud Dollars Taken
Vanlt at Coultervllle.
Coulterville. III., April 26. Bur
glars secured $5,000 from the vaults
of the bank of Coulterville early this
morning and escaped.
CENTRAL EMPLOYES OUT.
Huffs o, N.
ployes f the
mlretl Shop Men Strike a
Y., April 26. The cm
New York Central rail
2) ) in -ill t,lrtt k tt.s
1 u Curt, a Coltl In One Day,
Taad Laxative liromo QuinineTablets.
All (Jruggists refund the money if it
fails to cure. E. W". Grove's signa
ture is on each box. 25 cents.
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