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THE ROCK TBL"AOT AKGTTS MONDAY, JANUARY 7, 9.
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THE DAILY ARGUS
JOHN W- POTTER.
Monday, Jancaky 7. 18S9.
The Brooklyn bridge is no less a mar
el than it t rer was, but is Is now each a
commonplace convenience that the peo
ple of the metropolis wonder how they
ever got along without it. Over 83,000,
000 passengers passed over the bridge
.during the year ending December 1, of
whom more than 80,000,000 were, railway
passengers. Not a single serious accl
dent occurred on the railway. Fifty.
eight persotiB were injured by falling on
tbe s'alrs or from other causes. Five
lost children were found on the bridge.
One person committed suicide by shoot
Ing, and there were forty-two runaways
with slight damages. The bridge is well
policed, so that women cross alone at
night without the slightest annoyance.
The Pat Mnldoon company gave an ex
needinglj good variety performance at
Harper's theatre Saturday night. All the
artists were first class and the jokes and
acts for the most part, new. The enter
tainment wns quite different in character
from any that has been given in Rock
Island for some time and was very much
enjoyed by all present
Tonight the Standard Theatre compax
ny, a popular priced organization, opens
a week's engagement at Harper's theatre
in "The Two Orphans." Of this produc
tion the Freeport Uulletin of Nov. 13.
There was not even standing room at
'Germania hall last night, when the Sian
dard Theatre company made their bow to
a treeport audience. The aisles were
jammed until the spectator could scarce
ly breathe. Tbe play was the old hut
popular "Two Orphans," and the cast
and scenery were admirable. The com
pany is deserving of much commendation
for their conscientious efforts to present
standard plays at prices which do not
compel a man to pi nee a chattel mortgage
on his furniture wben he det-ircs to treat
his entire family.
Yesterday was Epiphany, the name of
a festiyal in the Roman Catholic and
Episcopal communions celebrated ihe
twelfth day after Christmas to commemo
rate four events: Christ's baptism, birth,
manifestation to the magi, the manifesta
tion of His divinity in the mirable at
Cana. It also commemorates the visits
of three wise men to the infant Jesus.
The eve of Epiphany, called Twelfth
night in England and "Three Kinj-s" in
Oermany, was once a preat popular festi
al and its celebration is still kept up.
Epiphany is Bhitl not to have been ob
served as a separate festival until tbe
year 813 having before been included in
the feast of Nativity. The ancient
Greeks bad a similar festival. -Epiphaneia,
in commemoration of the appearance of
a god In any particular place.
An order has come from the waf-e
partment closing up the recruiting station"
at Davenport on February 1. This sta
tion was opened on November 15.
18S7, for the purpose of securing enlist
ments in the regular army of the United
States, in both the cavalry and infantry
branches of the service. During this
period there have been 113 enlistments
out of 234 applications, which shows that
the government is growing more careful
in its selections of soldier material. Those
who are on duty at this station are in the
dark as to what point they will be or
dered to report.
RED NOSE" MIKE CONFESSES.
The M.TtlHry or tlin Mi-Clme Murder
Clexrrii V by m rrtii'ipanu
WilkksbaRKK, fa , J.in. . "Ktxi Nose"
Mike, one ot tlie immlerers of 1'aymastar
McClure and H113I1 Klatinigan, was brought
to this city Kitiirilny morning by Capt.
Linden and r.U.ptive Fthrer. The prisoner
wag tn Ln bff .ro Justn-o Rooney. Ha re
fused to say nnytlnn A rbarge of mnrdtr
wis made out and be was rommitted to jail.
Thousands of p-pla gathered early in front
of tbe Justice' oltice. C'riw of "Lyncli tbe
Red Nosed Itiiliin," were hanl on all sid.
Capt. Linden has "111 NoseV
statement in writing, hut tefuses to
make it known Inst it prevent the arrest
or bis accomplices. This much is known,
howovi-r: Five ItHiitns bad it hand in tbe
murder. Tim xi-home was secrttly concocted
at a mo'tinir, hold by the Italians. Three
men did tbe killing, whilu two kept a look
out Rifles and Colt's revolver were used.
Klannigan wan first shot. He was killed in
tttantly and fell into the roadway. McClure
was uot by tin, loolc-onts further up the
road. He foil nut of the hiiXKT and was
ttiaKged 10(1 yards when tho horse, badly
woundml, was s'ohi. The murderers then
captured the money. Tbe names of two of
the other Italians implicated are Antonio
Leekl and Michael Poroi-so.
It is learned that I'iukerton's detectives
recovered only so out of tbe $!'.',000
stolen from Pay mister McClure by bis
murderers. Tbe remainder is supposed to
be in possession of "Red Nose" Mike's ac
complices, who have fled to Italy ani are
being pursued there by I'inkerton men.
Tbe murderers divided the money among
themselves at Philadelphia a few days after
committing the crime.
More Rare Troubles in Mississippi.
New Orleans, Jan. 7.-Tbe IVayune's
Vicksburg special says a nezro uprising in
revenge for tbe arrest and rumored lynching
Of negroes accused of burning Col. Faxton'i
house is feared neur Areola, Washington
County, Mim., and the militia are held in
readiness for orders at Vicksburg. Fifty
Winchesters have been sent to Areola.
Negroes are reported to be assembling in
considerable numbers, and to be making
I nn Hand.
rain's backer, with
7. Parson Ilavies, Kil
three American newspa-
per men, arrived
Tbe Parson is very
beat Sullivan and
If he does not turn
wait Ibree days for
occur at tbe Rossi n
in this city yesterday,
confident bis man will
nn tbe cbampionsbipand
backer had not arrived,
up in time Davie will
him. The meeting will
We offer one hundred dollars reward
for any case of catarrh that can not be
cured by taking Hall's Catarrh Cure.
F. J. CnENKT & Co.. Props, Toloclo, O.
We, the undersigned, have known F.
J. Cheney for tbe last fifteen years, and
believe him perfectly honorable in all
business transactions, and financially
Able to carry out any obligations made by
West & Tiuax, Wholesale Druggists,
Walding. Kinnan & Marvin, Wholesale
Druggists, Toledo, Ohio.
. H. Van Hoesen, Cashier. Toledo,
National Bank, Toledo. Ohio.
Hall's Catarrh Cure is taken internally,
acting directly upon the blood and mucus
.surfaces of the system. Price, 75c. per
Dottle, sold by all druggists.
To Get the Ilanff of It.
Object of a Recent Transaction
in the Senate
GIVING MORTON FLOOR PRIVILEGES.
He Desires to Sea How the Urave and
Itcvrirrnd Senators Are Kept iu Order
I llgrlms to Indianapolis Admit Poor
Himrrss at Adiltni; to Their Knowledge
Prospect of a Dead-Lock in the House
NewnpMper Deals Coliisommsted.
Washington Citt, Jan. 7. An amend
ment to tbe senate rules was adopted on Fi i
day last, giving to tho president-elect and
the vice president-elect, the privileges of tho
floor. No reason for adopting tbia rule was
gi ven at the time of its adoption, as there
was no objection tnadii to it. It is learned
now that the reason for changing the rules
was to give tbe vice president-elect an op
portuuity to study the rules of procedure of
the senate, so that bo may be
fsmilisr with them when be is called upon
to take the chair of the presiding oflicer.
A iiiPinlHr.if the senate went to tho president
pro tempore, Ingalls, last week and asked if
Morton could bo admitted to the floor of
tho senate in the event that be came to
Washington during this session of congress.
Ingalls replied that, under the rules, he
could not; that (Jon. Harrison would not be
admitted to the floor but for the fact that hi
bad been a soua'.or and thus came unilor a
distinct rule. The senator stated that Mor
ton was coming to Washington soou after
tbe meeting of the electoral college to studv
the rules of the senate, of which be has
uover l"een a member, iu order
that be might assume the cbair of the pre
siding oflicer with soma degree of confi
dence. Ingalls said that the only way to ob
tain admittance to the floor for Morton
would be to cbnuge the nil-; and in accord
ance with his suggestion, the proposition
laid It-fore tbe committee on rules, and
that committee reported the proposed
change to the sonata, which thereupon
adopted it. So when Morton comes to
Washington in February, be will find no ob
stacle to a careful study of the senate rules
HARRISON TAKING NOTES,
Hut a Micl.ly Dry SiihJ.n When Tiiforma-
i ion is Wanted.
Washington City, Jan. 7. There is very
little satisfaction to lie hint from tbe senators
whocnlled UHn the preside!. t-elect recently.
and for excellent reasons. They know no
more, apparently, about tho political situa
tion than if they had not seen and talked
with l.n. Harrison. Tbe two senators who
returned from Indianapolis Friday have
told their cnllenjii'S frankly that .Gen.
Harrison said noihing to them that would in
any way indi.-ate what be intended
to do in tbe selection of bis
cabinet. IU asked Senator Hiscock
for an account of the alleged trouble
among the lead-s of the Republican purty
in Now York state, and questioned him at
some length on that subject, but be expressed
ni opinion of Piatt or Miller that would
show how b felt towurd either of them.
Hiscock's friends say that ho went to Indian
apolis in the interest of riutt, but he d.xw
not know now whether ho uccdd in ac
coniplishiug anything or not. "You can be
sure of one tliini," said ons the next presi
dent's visitors Saturday, "all these atorio's
you hear 0 tho offer of this or that office to
any one are without foundation. Mr. Har
rison has asked all Ihe lenders of the Repub
lican party to favor Ivin with their sugges
tions and advice. He has not indicated to
any one of tbem what his course is likely
WEST VIRGINIA'S LEGISLATURE.
IU Proceedings Itepoine n Matter ot Na
"5irisornN('iTV, Jan. 7. On Wednea-
day tue""iejil,"re of West Virginia will
convene in what" pTCuli?! to be one of tbe
most remarkable session in History or the
state. Aside from the organization of tu;t"0
bouses, which wiil be of exceptional interest
because of the nearly equal division of the
membership between the two great parties,
there will be the sharpest kind ot a struzgle
over the election of a United Status sen
ator, and also thi settlement of tbe
contest for governor between Judge
Fleming ami Gen. GolT; while out
side and lievnnd nil this the Republicans
are threatening, in retaliation for tbe contest
brought by Judge Fleming, to institute like
procsedings in the cases of all the other
state officers and disputo the election of
every one of the Democratic oflieers.elect,
including the members ot tbe supreme
A gentleman direct from Charleston says
that tbe prominent party leaders of txth
sides are on hand to assist their friends in
the settlement of the gubernatorial ques
tion. The "whips" of each side have noti
fied their people that no absenteeism must
occur, as there is too much at stake. The
movements and result will be watched with
the deepest interest in Washington.
THE FIGHT ON FILIBUSTERING.
A I'rosprrt That It Will lOntirely Illonk
Legislation In Ihe House.
Washinoton Citv, Jan. 7 Both sides
seem equally determined in the light on Ihe
resolution abolishing the call of states on
suspension Mondays. Reed says no business
of any kind shall be transacted until tbe
resolution is passed. The opponents of the
resolution say it can not pass this congress.
They seem to be gaining strength. The fact
that Randall and Mills, Democrats, voted in
committee against tbe resolution, and that it
was only adopted by Speaker Carlisle voting
with Reed and Cannon, Republicans.
is having much n night as the fight
progresses in determining the action ot the
Democrats, who have heretofore len In
clined to vote for the resolution. It has also
leaked out that Carlisle voted for the resolu
tion, conditionally. It was the understand
ing in committee, so Randall says, that if
tbe resolution when offered in tbe bouse
should he met by determined obstructive
tactics. Reed would with draw it. It is in
timated in bigh Democratic circles that it
was upon this condition that Carlisle voted
for it. Reed has not as yet shown any dis
position to withdraw it, and there is no
reason to believe that be will. Tbe matter
is likely to block legislation this week.
Reasserting the SI on roe Doctrine.
Washington Citt, Jan. 7. Tho amend
ment offered to Sherman's "Monroe doc
trine" resolution in the senate Saturday by
Gray, was as follows: "That any connection
of any Kuropean government with tbe con
struction or control of any ship canal across
the Isthmus of Marion or across Central
America that involves any political control
whatever of tbe territory through whi.-h
such cannl passes, or interference with the
government or system of government of any
portion of this continent, will be viewed by
tbe government of the United Ktatas with
serious concern and disapproval and will be
considered as dangerous to our present
poacs and safety." In discussing Sherman'
resolution Teller said it wad too lata; it
should bave lieen adopted wben the Panama
canal was begun. Call and Gray thought
no oiistacle should be interposed to tbe con
struction of tbe canal. Reagan thought tbe
language of Sherman's resolution too broad
mid that it contacted an unnecessary
oimnsn to ! ranee; flute Gaorge was for the
resolution as it stood.
I'rnceeilincs In Congress.
Washinoton City, Jan. 7. In tbe senate
Batnrduy Sherman called up a joint resolu
tion denning the position of the United States
regarding the control hj any Europea.
power of any water-way constructed across
Central America, and wanted it acted upon
at once. There was some opposition, and
Gray offered an amendment modifying tbe
language, but tbe whole matter went over.
The tariff bill was then resumed, and a num
ber of amendments offered, but no action
taken, and at 4:45 the senate adjourued.
Filibuster had charge of the honsa again,
on tbe proposition to abolish the call of
states on "suspension" Monday. Springer
succeeded in getting a resolution passed in
structing tba sergeaut-atJarms to notify ab.
sent member lo ki present Monday. A
resolution was passtd authorizing -the war
and naval office to loan bunting to decorate
the city on March 4, and tbe ho -se adjourned.
Sale of The V'ashlat;ton Post.
Washington City, Jan. 7. Tbe negotia
tions for the sale of Tbe Washington Post
have been brought to a conclusion and
prank Hatton and Eeriah Wilkins took pos
session of the paper to-day. Mr. Stilson
Hutch ins, the forrnsr proprietor of the
paper, retires to attend to other business in-
terests. The price p lid for tbe property if
stated by Mr. Hutch ins to be 9210,000, one
third cash. TLe Washington Critic, which
has leen published a.'; The Evening Post for
several months, wi.i hereafter be . issued
under its old name by Hallet Kilbouro, its
former publisher. Mr. Wilkins is a repre
sentative in congress frcm Ohio, whose
term expires with tin's session of congress.
He is a protectionist Democrat, and will
bave tbe business management of tho paper,
Mi. Hatton controlling the editorial and
They Each "Want the Earth."
Washington Civy, Jan. 7. Architect
Freret was before the senate committee on
public buildings and grounds Saturday, and
in the course of his statement, referring to
the difficulty of choosing satisfactory sites
for public buildings in some instances, called
attention to the ense of Springfield, Mo.
Ti:ere is a Springfield and a North Spring-
field. They are am le and a half apart, but
the people of each place have claims on the
building and neither place will be satisfied
with a site midway. The congressman from
the district bad been appealed to and the
senators from the state, but 110 satisfaction
could be obtained frm them. As a last re
sort a treasury agem. bad been sent out, but
he had come back uzzUd, and tbe matter
bad not liuen decided yet.
Approved by the President.
Washington City, Jan. 7. The presi
dent has approved tl e regulations made by
the civil service commission providing for
the extension of the civil service rules to
the railway mail service. With the excep
tion of the general superintendent and the
assistant general superintendent, all tbe em
ployes will come une'er these rules, and ap
pointments to the service will be made in ac
cordance with the ciyil service regulations.
Tim Authority on Rifle Firing.
Washington Cut, Jan. 7. The third
edition of the work on rifle and carbine
firing prepared by Capt. Stanhope N. Blunt,
of the ordnance df partuiout, has been ap
proved by tbe secre-ary of war for the use
of the army and the militia of tbe different
states. It will hereafter lie the authorized
guide in all matters pertaining to the sub
jects which it covers
A Washington I'l.per Sold for 8(1,000.
Washington City, Jan. 7. The Army
and Navy Register Publishing company and
Edmund Hudson bt.ve executed a bill of
sale to Thomas L. Wade, John Edward
Jenks and St. John Appo, transferring to
tbem for tfi.OOO all subscription lists. Asso
ciated Fress privileges, priuting oullit, etc.,
of "The Capital."
Frye Think It Is Too Late.
Washington City, Jan. 7 Senator Frye,
in referring to tho S unoan trouble, said last
night that he thougl t it was now too late for
the United States to interfere. Ke believed
that Germany would soon proceed to mas
sacre all the inhabitants of the islands, and
that England woulil passively look on.
Mexico Increases fler Import Duties.
Washington Citv. Jan. 7. The state de
partment has been rutiliod that the Mexican
government, after February, wiil collect an
additional duty of S per cent, on all imports,
the proceeds of whi -b are to be devoted to
iinroor improvements at Vera Crux and
Added to the 1'resldential List.
Washinoton Cit Jan. 7 The follow.
ing fourth-class nosUitlices bave been raised
to the presidential class: Ind. ana Good
land, Kentland. Iowa Montezuma. Clarion.
Griswold. Michigtn Fowlerville A
Sable, Morenci, Nasi ville, Wyandotte.
Made a '!?!; ot for Torpedoes.
Washington City. Jan. 7. A contract
has been executed by the secretary of the
navy with the Hotcbkiss Ordnance com
pany, of Wasbinztjn. for thirtv HowhII
auto mobile torpedois for l,000, and ten
launcniug apparatus lor $M1,uiXi.
The Appropriation Bills on Time.
Washington CiTr, Jan. 7 All tho ap
propriation bills are more advanced in con
gress than for years past, only two impor
tant ones not having yet been reported to
the bouse, and several of the more imKrtaut
Having ioen passed.
Uniform Marriage and Divorce Laws.
Washington City, Jan. 7. Springer in
troduced iu the hou-6 Saturday a joint rese
liition proposing a constitutional amendment
authorizing congress to make a uniform law
of marriage and divorce law.
Our Athletes at I lie Antipodes.
Mki.bouknk, Jan. 7. Tho American base
ball teams played 01 ly five innings Saturday.
The score was Chicago, 5; AU-Aniericnn, 0.
At the conclusion o:' the game Crane, Will
iamson and Pfeffer, in response to an offer
of 11)0, made by Mr. Spalding to all Aus
tralia, entered into it competition at throw
ing a cricket ball a long distance. Crane
threw the ball 18 yards 10j inches, beating
all previous cricket ball-throwing records by
i yards and 7 inches and beating William
son H yards and 2 hi -ties. This throw is now
the world's record. The teams left here to
day for tbe tour of the world.
Now Is This an American Citizen?
Boston, Jan. 7. Sam Wab Kee,'a pros
perous Chinese merchant, banquette! 700 of
his country yesterday to celebrate the birth
of bis son, the first mule Chinese child born
in Boston. Tho spmad cost $3 a plate.
FOUGHT TO THE DEATH.
Fonr Indians Do eome Deadly Slashing-
Further lilm.dshed Looked for.
Blackpert Agency, Jan, 7. A courier
reached here yesterday afternoon from
Sweet Grass Hills with naws of a four-cornered
duel to the dentb that occurred on
Wednesday last bet eeu a quartette of Gros
Ventres and River Crow Indians. The
struggle occurred auout sundown ou Jan. 2,
on tbe Cottonwood creek in the foot hills,
three of tbe reds being killed outright, and
the fourth so seriously slashed that he died
on Friday night. Tue affair has created a
great deal of bad foiling between tbe In lians,
and further troubU is feared. Several of
the Gros Ventres have gone to Piegau Po
and purchased lare qualities of ammuni
tion. Agent Allen has taken precautions to
prevent any of the Blackfeet leaving thi
agency, and word will be sent to Agent
Lincoln at the Gros Ventre agency to adopt
similar measures to prevent a conflict.
TRANSGRESSION BRINGS ITS REWARD.
Unrighteous t.lving llrought to an End by
Mmdei and Suicide. -
New York, Jim. 7. William Mann,
aged VI, shot and killed bis housekeeper,
Carrie Jones, aged ??. and then shot him
self dead yesterday in their apartments at
J.a T"S . t.t-r. m ...
ot r-asi ruiy-iourio street. Mann was an
artist. Tha woman was bis niece. They
bad lived as man end wife for some years.
She had separate 1 from ber husband,
Stephen Jones, a larpeiMer. She left him
twelve years ago 011 aimount of bis drunken
ness and cruelty. Hue earned her living as
a milliner for a t me. and afterword w
employed by her u icle as housekeeper. Tbe
couple quarreled frequently about Mrs.
Jones' 14 year-old aon. Mann wanted to
orive mm away, bi t tbe mother insisted on
keeping him with bar. It was one of their
quarrels on this pi int that resulted in the
tragedy. The hoy informed tbe police sev
eral hours after the shooting occurred.
Goods can be 1
ought at tbe Intelli-
gence office, 1528
,2nd avenue, on bet
y where; small monthly
ts' best silverware, war.
ter terms thaD an
ranted. . lace ct
Mains, rues, albums.
organ bibles, cloo
Call and see 2ood
is. wrineers and books.
i. I sell from the lar-
gest factories in tl
ie United States.
The Insatiate River.
Disasters Foytyou) Fast on the
ELEVEN MOKE VICTIMS GATHERED.
The Pari C. Brown Strikes a Snax and
Goes Down Au Ocean Steamer Cut
Nearly in Two and the Engineer Killed
Awful Bavoe Resulting from an En
gineer's Carelessness Five Men Blown
to Eternity Death in the Shaft.
New Orleans, Jan. ".The steamer
Paris C. Brown, sank Saturday night at
Hermitage plantation, and is a total wreck.
She was from New Orleans for Ciucinnati,
the cause of the disaster being the striking
of a snag. Details of tbe accident are very
meager. Tbe vessel lies with only the pilot
house and a little of the upper deck above
water. Eleven persons were drowned, fo
whom' the following is a list: William
Mitchell, of Oallipolis, cabin hand; Mil
ler, Vicksburg, passenger; William Mar
shall, Cincinnati, cabin hand; James
Harrison, Memphis, pantry man; William
Taylor, Cincinnati, night-watchman; John
Bolon, Cincinnati, bootblack; Samuel Gray,
Cincinnati, fireman; Abraham Mitchell,
New Orleans, fireman; a barber, a porter,
and a cabin boy, names unknown.
Many barrels and other fragments of
cargo have floated down, A large part of
the cargo will be a total loss. Tbe boat was
owned by Captain A. M. Halliday andC. Q.
Young, was valued at 934,000, was insured
for $14,000 and had about 450 tons of freight
aboard, consisting of car wheels, sugar, mo
lasses and sundries, partly covered by insur
ance. She was built at Cincinnati in 1878
and has made over ninety trips between tbat
city and Nsw Orleans, without accident.
Tbe officers wer.: Capt. C. G. Young; chief
clerk, IYes Ellison; second clerk, I. M.
Young; chief engineer, James Steen; second
engineer, Samuel Newkirk; pilots, George
Trunnell and Wash Kinley; mates, L. Mc
Geary and Peter Baumgarden.
A BOILER'S DEADLY BURST.
Four Man Killed Instantly and Other
Frightful F. Reels.
Charleston, W. V'a., Jan. 7. News has
been received here of a terrible accident
which occurred Saturday at New Hope,
Mercer County. Seven farmers of tbe neigh
borhood bad congregated at William Car
ter's steam grist mill to obtain their usual
supplies of flour. About I, o'clock William
Jerome, Thomas Carter, Joseph E. French,
Wade Shuffldbarger, John Wiminer, Levi
Shields and Eli Shields was sitting in the
mill talking, wben a terrible explosion oc
curred. Tbe boiler had burst. Tbe mill was totally
wrecked and the following named men
killed: Joseph E. French, Thomas Carter,
Levi Shields and John Wimmer. Eli Shields
was horribly scalded and died yesterday.
Wade Sbnfflibiirger was badly burned about
tbe face and body. William Jerome was
injured on the bead and face, and bad bis
collar bone broken. William Carter was
seriously burned and injured internally.
The explosion was of terrific force. The
beams were broken into splinters and pieces
of the boiler weighing 20J pounds were
blown over 3i0 yards. It is thought tbat
Engineer Sliufflebarger allowed tbe water
in the boiler to get too low.
An Ocean Steamer Sunk.
Baltimore, Jan. 7. Hie German Lloyd
steamer Main, from Bremen to Baltimore
via New York, was in collision Saturday
afternoon with the British steamer Montana,
of tbe Atlantic Transportation line, bound
out for London, off North Point. The Mon
tana was sunk. Chief Engineer Young, of
the Montana, was killed. Mr. Young was
killed by a falling boom. The remainder of
the Montana's crew clambered aboard tbe
Main before sbe backed away. The hole in
the Montana was big enough to drive a
team throng and ?h sen' as soon as the
Main backed off. SI19 lies in shallow water
with ber bow in sight. v
A Fatal Freight Train Wreck.
Yocngstowk. O, Jan. 7. Two freight
trains on tbe i'ittiburg & Western railroad
collieded on a sharp curve eleven miles east
of bere Saturday night. D. McHenry, en
gineer of one, was taken out of tbe wreck
age badty mangled and will die, Thomas
Jenkins, engineer of the other train, is
thought to be fatally injured. He was taken
to bis borne at Newcastle, Pa, William
Condon, fireman, escaped with severe
bruises. Henry Molz, fireman, was brought
to tbe hospital here, and bis chances for re
covery are dubious. A misunderstanding as
to orders caused the wreck.
Fi-lehlfnl Fall Dowa a Shaft.
Union-town. Pa., Jan. 7. While descend
ing tbe shaft in No. 2 Leisenring coal mine,
this county, Saturday, the rope of the cage
broke, letting the cage fall a distance or 500
feet, with William Clark, William Farn, and
Samuel Shearer, to the bottom of the shaft,
killing all three instantly.
Looks Bad for Mr. Smith.
Nashville, Tenn., Jan. 7. A special to
The American from Fayetteville,Tenn., says
Friday: Mr. Brooks, a prominnntyoung mer
chant of McDowell's mills near here, came to
town, secured his marriage license and
started borne. Saturday morning bis body
was found lying on the froadside dead, with
a bullet bole through bis head. When he
left town he was accompanied by a man
named Smith, who was a bitter rival for the
band of the young lady Brooks was to
marry, and the question is did Smith com
mit the murder. Brooks was a model young
man, liked by all who knew bim.
Fight of Light-Welghta at Toledo.
Toi.tDO, O.. Jan. 7. A fight to a finish
took place early yesterday morning iu a
barn on the outskirts of tnis city between
Mike Coburn, of England, and Jimmy Kin
ward, of Toledo, both clever light weights.
Two ounce gloves wore used. Both men
were in good condition and weighed about
tbe same. Nineteen bard rounds were
fought, when Coburn, who had the best of
it from tbe etart, succeeded in putting bia
antagonist to sleep. There were ouly a few
spectators present, but considerable money
changed hands on the result.
Couldn't Make a Case Against Lupe.
Chicago, Jan. 7. By request of tbe po
lice. Justice White Saturday morning dis
missed the case of arson against Frank I.upe,
the Italian, whose grocery at i'814 State
strea. t urned Christmas night causing the
death or two men, one of whom was never
identified. Since the death of Polao, the
second victim, tbe police find they are unable
to make a case against Lupe.
The California Highwayman Again.
Cloveroalk, Cal , Jan. 7. Both the
down and up stages between bere aud Meu
docino City were stopped by masked men
near Fhilo Saturday night, and robbed of
tbe express boxes. The amount secured by
the thieves is not yet known. The passengers
were not nioUsted.
The Vine I'lFsldent-Elect at Philadelphia.
Philadelphia, Jan. 7 Vice President
elect Levi P. Mortou, Mrs. Morton, and Rev.
Dr. Henry M. Field arrived in this city
Saturday night at 0 o'clock by special train
on tbe Pennsylvania railroad. The dis
tinguished party are here for tbe purpose of
attending a dedicatory service of the
"Disston Hall" aud Beacon Presbyterian
Emma AlibottV Utisband Dead.
De nver, Jan. 7 E. J. Wetheroll, Emma
Abbott's husband, a wealthy real estate
owner bere and at Los Angeles, died bere
yesterday of pneumonia, after after an ill
ness of only three days.
The Weather We May Expect.
Washinoton Citv. Jan. 7.-The following are
the weather indications for thirty mix hours from
8 p m. yesterday: For Wisconsin and Upper
Michigan-Snow or rain; wanner weather; south
westerly winds, veering to westerly. For Indl
ana aud Illinois-Fair weather, except light local
"hT.. f ra,u 10 extr8m northern portions;
slightly warmer; southwesterly winds. For Lower
Michijao-Ught local suows; nearly stationary
temperature; wind becoming eouth westerly.
For Iowa-Light local snow or rata; wanner
weather; winds becoming aorta westerly
TIMES THAT TRY MEN'S SOULS. 1
Bon field and Schaaok Now Want 300,000
from The Chicago Times And Twi
Other Men S2S.00O Each.
Chicago, Jan. 7. Police Inspector Bon
field and Police Capt. Scbaack began civil
suit Saturday against The Shicago Times,
James J. West, managing editor, and
Josepii R. Dunlop, city editor, and alse
against The Socialistic Publishing company,
Jens Christiansen and Edmund Deuss, foi
$100,009 in each case, Tbe bais of tb
suits against The Times are the articles pnb
lished in that paper on Friday morning,
reflecting on the official and personal integ
rity of the plaintiffs, for which theytad
previously had Wert and Dunlop arrested
for criminal libel. Ths suits against (he
Socialistic Publishing company are for the
republication of the same with editorial
comments in The Arbeitei Zsitiing, ot
which Christiansen and Deuss are editor and
city editor respectively. The attorneys foi
the' police officials say tbe suits will be vig
Christiansen and Deuss, were also arrested
Saturday night on the charge of criminal
libel, preferred by Inspector Bonfle'd and
Captain Sbaac't. The grounds for the ar
rest are that the Arbeiter Zjiting repub
lished the charges made against tbe plain
tiffs in The Times.
Philip Shaffner and Eli Dauer, of this city,
Saturday filed suite against The Times for
$25,000 each. Tbe ground of the suits is as
article published in Tbe Times on Friday las
charging the plaintiffs with keeping a gam
bling bouse, and that they gambled for a
livelihood. ShafTner is a brother of th
well-known lawyer B. M. ShafTner, who ii
the attorney for the plaintiffs.
Tbe cases against West and Dunlop,
of The Times, for criminal libel, on
complaint of Bon field and Shaack, were
continued for ten days under $4,0 0 bonds
by Justice R.H. White Saturday morning
on motion of the defendants. While the de
bate on the length of time to be allowed the
defense was going ou Inspector Boafield in
terrupted with the remark:
"These people hav published a scandal
ous, libelous article and claimed tbat they
have the proof. Yet when ihey come here
they are not ready for trial. We want tr,
proceed at tbe earliest possible moment.
We should not be allowed to lie under those
scandalous imputations before tbe com
munity. If they have no proof the fact
should be shown. We challenge them to
produce their evidence."
The Times prints three or four columns
every day of various charges against tbe ad
ministration of the police aff.tirs of this city
and personal charges against BcmflelJ and
Scbaack. This morning's issue charges
Bonfield with beiug disgracefully drunk
only a short time ago in one of tbe city
saloons. It is evident that the fight is going
to be a hot one and The Times seems deter
mined to poke tbe fire.
WHEN "GENTLEMAN" AGREE.
There Shouldn't i: Oinle So Much Speed
Chicago, Jan. 7 Gem-ral Passengoi
Agent Townsend, of the Missouri Pacific,
says he is satisfied 110 cut rate ticket has lieen
sold by bis road as charged by the Rock
Island. He has bad the looks examined and
can find no record of such a sale. The Rock
Island people, he says, refused to give to his
company the evidence upon which they base
their charge. The latter say they have the
ticket President Cable is reported as say
ing when asked if he would take tbe same
stand that Mr. U ould had taken and dis
cbarge his agent if it was found that he had
been guilty of cutting tbe rate: "It Mr.
Gould attend to bis business and i will at
tend to mine."
The interesting point in the little difficulty
is that 1 e agreement to restore rsles on
Jan. 1 was given out when made as an
"agreement between gentlemen" and as such
would be kept inviolable. If the Rock Isl
and's charge is true, it wmiM seem that the
"gentlemen" representing the Missouri
Pacific don't look upon fidelity to their word
as one of the attributes of gnilem-nhoo.i,
as if they broke tbe agreement it was done
within forty-eight hours after it was to go
into effect If the charge is not true there
seems to be a similar difli -iilty with the
Rock Island "gentlemen."
Chief Arthur Approves It.
CHICAGO, Jan. 7 P. M. Arthur, chief
engineer of the Locomotive Brotherhood,
was in this city Saturday on bis way to San
Francisco. While here the agreement
drafted Friday by the joint session of the
committees representing the company and
tbe engineers was produced and submitted
to him and be read it carefully, and ap
proved it. No hint of tbe terms was given
out, however, as it is the intention that the
strikers shall Grst know them. Mr. Arthur
said the strike resulted in a defeat for tbe
Brotherhood, hut by no means an irretriev
able one. Said be: "The strike has ben
an expensive lesson to boh sides. I hope
tbat the Brotherhood will never again feel
compelled to resort to a strike for the re
dress of a grievance."
Mrs. Frank Leslie Take in Partners.
New York, Jan. 7 Mrs. Frank Leslie,
in order to obtain more leisure for tbe cul
tivation of her favorite pursuits, has taken
into partnership John W. Simpson, Phlip
C. Bartletr. John O. Foster and L. H.
Cramer, under the firm name of The Frauk
Leslie Publishing company, with a capital of
$1.0JO,000. It will be a close company, aud
waa incorporated at Albany Thursday.
Mrs. Leslie said that it was ber intention
poon to start a branch bouse in London.
Feb. 1 she will start for an overland trip
across the continent to southern California,
accompanied by a corps of artists and de
scriptive writers. She says that, although
she is familiar with Europe, she is mortified
at her ignorance of t he topography of ber
GOULD CUTS THE SALARIES.
A Ilsagreeable Surprise to Kmployea ef
the Missouri rncillc.
St. Louis, Jan. 7. Something of a sensa
tion was created to-day along the 8,000 miles
of road controlled by tbe Missouri Pacific
wben all salaried employes were informed
that General Manager Clark has issued or
ders to cut salaries 10 per cent This action
is supposed to be tbe result of tbe conference
held in New York last month between Man
ager Clark and Mr. Gould. The cut includes
the salaries of head of departments and
every man drawing $100 or over. It does not
apply to the engineers, conductors, shopmen
The order was issued in a small circular to
all heads of departments, and was as disa
greeable a surprise to them as to their subor
dinates. Tbe cut goes into effect at once.
Opposition to tho Snnday Papers.
Minneapolis, Jan. 7. The Presbyterians
are in earnest in their opposition to tbe Sun
day papers. The following document, signed
by the eleven Presbyterian ministers of the
city, was read from all pulpits of tbat de
nomination yesterday: "The Presbyterian
pastors of Minneapolis, all of w hose names
are hereunto affixed, believing the use of tbe
Sunday paper to be a distinct violation of
divine law, do most earnestly urge and en
treat the people of their congregations to ab
stain from patronizing it as an advertising
medium and from either purchasing or read
A lie Abont Hammond, Ind.
Chicago, Jan. 7. A special to The Chi
cago Daily News from Hammond, Ind . in-
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uignaniiy acmes ine statement telegraphed
all over the country that the fire marshal of
that town was "umpiring" a dog fibt with
the key of the engine house in bis pocket
when the carriage works were burning. The
citizens held an indignation meeting and ap
pointed a committee to draw up resolutions
of denial and to try and discover tbe author
of tbe report. The correspondent declares
there was not a word of truth in it.
Small-Pox Cloaea a Penitentiary.
Stracusk, N. Y., Jan. 7. Ten cases of
small -pox bave been reported in this city, 0
which six are at the county penitentiary.
No more criminals are to be sent to the pen
itentiary, which is placed under quarantine.
The sixteenth opera of "Faust" has
oeen successiuuy produced in JKoenies
bere. The author la named Zeor Th.
first operatic Faust was written by Spohr
IU AOlu -1
Monroe Doctrine of a Kind
They Don't Like.
DE LESSEPS TELLS SOME HISTORY.
Emperor William's Alleged Bad Taste
Osman Dicma Troubled with Too Much
Woman A Costly Ball Given in London
Hair a Million in Diamonds' Won by
One of the Ladies An Irih Tenant'a
Victory European Notes.
Paris, Jan. 7. The debate in the United
States senate on the Panama canal question
has excited a great deal of interest here.
The friends of the canal are very indignant
at tbe comments which the discussiou has
brought out. Concerning the strictures of
tbe American senators M. De Lesseps de
clares tbat when, iu 1S7T, he asked Mr.
Noyes, then United States minister to
France, to niako an explicit statement of
tbe views of the American government
with regard to the canal, he was nnable to
to get a satisfactory answer. Mr. Noyes
exressed bis opinion privately that the
American people viewed the canal scheme
with suspicion, but an official statement of
tbe views of the Americau government was
Lively Time In an Irish Conrt.
Dcblin, Jan. ?. During the prosecution
of some prisoners under the crimes art at
Naav, County Kildare, Friday, Mr. Hurley,
the prisoner's solicitor, suddenly arose and
shouted tbat the conduct of tbe magistrate
on the bench, Fitzgerald, was scandalous
whereupon Mr. Hurley was sentenced to
seven days in jail for contempt of court.
Great excitement prevailed during tbe scene.
At Ballyneely, County Limerick, Solicitor
Morgan was sentenced to six months' impris
onment, and Commoner Finucane and others
to one month in jail each for conspiring to
prevent the retaking of farms from which
tenants had been evicted. Two summons
were served upon Mr. William O'Brien
for conspiracy to induce non-payment of
Young William's l-atest Break.
London, Jan. 7. The action of Emperor
William in conferring upon Herr von Putt-
kamer the order of the Black Eagle is thersub
ject of much comment iu court circlet. In
view of the dismissal of Puttkamer by the
late Emperor Frederick for reasons based
upon tbe fact that the then minister of the
interior was discovered to be employing the
methods of a scheming politician rather
than those of a statesman in the conduct of
bis official liutiiness, the emperor's selection of
tbat individual as one altogether worthy of
the bigh honor conferred is regarded as at
least an exhibition of bad taste.
A Tenant Heats OA" the ltailift't.
Dublin, Jan. 7. The evictions from the
O'phert estate in County Donegal were con
tinued Saturday. Of t!ioe ejected only the
occupants of one hou offered any resist
ances and they yielded after a struggle of
fifteen minutes. At the last bouse visited.
however, theevictors met with a warm re
ception. S-veral attempts were mado to
effect an entrance, but the house was so
strongly barricaded and fortified that the
magistrate, finally orderei a cessation of
hostilities until Monday, retiring amid the
tensive cheers of the defenders of the bouse
and a crowd of spectators.
!ave a SM 0,000 Kail.
IjOndon, Jan. 7. The fancy dress ball
given by IY1. North at the hotel Metropole
h nday nilit, im t tie talk of the town. The
magnificence of the toilettes beggars descrip-
lon, ami I lie total outl iy must bave been
something fabulous. Mrs. North apparel
in a cisiuine. fashioned by W orth, which.
together with tli- j4'e!s she wore repre-
led a value of UC,iKH). Lady Churchill
as uipspi im uincfc nun creaiu a sensation
as she entered the hall on Col. North's arm.
The erterlainmcnt cot Col. North S,0O0,
and t here were 1,4 KI guests.
fieflVken's l'ersecution Fails.
Heui.iv, Jnn. 7. Professor Oeffcken, who
has been beld in custody on the charge of
being resimnsible for the publication in The
Deutsche Kuudschau of the diary of the late
Kinpcror Frederick, has been released, the
prosecution having lieen abandoned. Libera!
newspapers bail the result as a great event.
considering it a moral defeat for Cismarclt.
They highly praise tbe independence of the
German judges. Tbe mass of tbe people ap
enr to disapprove of the government's tac
tics in tbe Uetfcken affair.
Finprror William to Bismarck.
Berlin, Jan. 7. The Reichsanxeicer pub
lishes a rescript written by Emperor H illiam
to IVince Kisniarck dated Dec. ill, wherein
the emperor says: "It is a joy and a solace to
think tbat you still stand loyally by my
side, rrom my heart I invoke upon you
happiness and blessings, and above all good
health. 1 trust that I may lie long per
mitted to labor with you for tbe welfare of
A Orrmau Keyerse in Samoa.
Auckland, N. Z , Jan. 7. Advices from
Samoa state that tba Carman war ship Olea
lost twenty killed aud thirty wounded out of
tbe force sent by tbe Cerman commander to
assist King Tamasese. Tba Germans were
obliged to retreat in boats. The British and
American war vessels were indirectly ap
prised of the intentions f tbe Germans, but
Cardinal Manning on Our Schools.
LOVTIOV. Jan 7 (Tnrdilinl Mimun.r had
Dreoared an exhaustive naner on the' Amur.
ican public school (system, based on tbe sta
tistics of Montgomery. The 'cardinal
is strongly in favor of parental as opoed
to public school control of pupils. The
paper will appear very soon aud be pub
lished aiuiultatiL-ously in England and Amer
ica. Osman, and His Fair One.
StJAKIM. Jan. 7 Osman Hi rnn'n nrinni.
pal lieutenant has deserted tbe Arab camp
and arrived bere. He represents tbat the
Arabs are enraged at Os nun and when he
left were sjieing the eiT-ita of their leader's
wives because tbe women chewed tob-tcco, a
practice contrary to tho precepts of Mabdism.
Bnt How About That Letter!
London. Jan 7 Tii D..ic v-
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respondent at Nanl.-s sirs CI...1
emphatically that be ever recommended that
1 1... . .: . . I . . .
iuo iniumnim 01 me pope s temporal power
lie made tbe subject ot international arbi-
Balfour lakes ITp a Nocmwary Study.
London, Jan. 7. It is stated tbat the
chief object of B.-ilfour's visit to Dublin is to
study the lrifb situation with a view of pre
senting to parliament a bill providing for a
measure of local government in Ireland.
oVdr. d to Use the Rifles.
Dublin, Jan. 7. Onders have been sent to
(iweedon,, county Donegal, from Dublin
raritle, directing tbe authorities to effect
ively use the soldiery if the teuan a opposa
tbe evictions being carried on there.
Minister Tree Presents His Credentials.
St. Pbtersburo, Jan. 7 Judge Limbert
Tree, the United States miuister, presented
his credentials to the czar Saturday.
Gladstone Visits Pompeii.
Naples, Jan. 7 Gladstone paid a visit to
'" " 'ompii yesterday.
is undoubtedly caused by lactid acid in
the blood. This acid attacks the fibrous
tissues, and causes the pains and aches
in the back, shoulders, knees, ankles,
hips and wrists. Thonsnd nr ..1.
have found ih Hood's Sarsaparilla a pos-
jiho-ture tor rucumaiism. this medi
cine, by its Durifvinsr action, noniralivoa
the acidity of the blood, and also builds
up ana strengthena the whole body.
A western fakitis selling an it 1 11 ala KI a
engagement ring that can be made to fit
any anger. this is aomethini? tbat
young men Lave been wanting for a long
WJI. A DAMSON".'
Shops Corner Ninth St., and Seventh Avenue,
Rock Island, 111.
General Jobbing and Repairing promptly done.
"8econd Hand Machinery bought, sold and repaired.
The finest carriages and buggies in
the city can be had at any honr
of the day or night.
L. G. SNIDER, Proptr,
So. 1916 Third Avenue.
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FALL AND WINTER GOODS
of the latest patterns. CaII and examine them and remem
ber that he makes his suits np in the latest styles.
HIS PRICES AKE LOW.
New Elm Seet Grocery
DANQUARD & BROWNER
FLOUR AJST iTJEEX)
Family Groceries and Provisions,
They solicit a share of the trade and will make rmpea as lnw
as the lowest. Telephone connections.
GIVE THE NEW FIRM A TRIAL.
S. S. GENTLEMEN'S GARTERS.
Mado Without Rubber.
knolnup U,e wall,
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Iron Fire Place.
Something New and ValnaMe.
The Aldine is constructed on scien
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it has a return draft; tbis insures slow
and perfect combustion, economy of fuel,
perfect ventilation, distribution of heat
and cqunlizition of tfmtierature from
floor lo ceilin?. Burns bard or soft
coal, and has five times the beatine ca
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Call or examine or send for circulnr
giving; full information.
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Gold-Headed Canes, Spectacles
Other Optical Goods
No. 1827 Second avenue.
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