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THK BOOK TSUA'NT) SATURDAY, JANUARY 10. IHH9.
THE DAILY UlUUS
O" N W POTTER.
Saturday. Jancabt 19 1889.
cn. John M. filnrr Xomlnatre for
Metaicrln the lcmorrtl Cancan
A Mtlrrinc Hprerta.
The caucus of democratic senators and
representatives which was held iu Spring
field Wednesday evening, did what every
democrat In the state wanted them '.o do
nominated Gen. John M. Palmer for
Uuited States senator. Of course it was
only a complimentary nomination, but
till it afforded an opportunity for the
democracy of Illinois to show their high
appreciation of the "grand old man," and
it came as a sort of endorsement of his
gallant fight for governor last fall. The
caucus was called to order by Senator
Sbutt, of Shcgtmon, and the roll call of
both houses, showed seventy-three sena
tors and representatives uresent. Repre
entative Wells, of Adams, was selected
as chairman, and Senator Iligbee. of Pike,
as secretary, and E. W. Hunt, of this
city, as assistant secretary.
The noMiitmtion was made by Hon. T.
E. Merritt, of Marion, in an eloquent
speech. He said:
Mr. Chairman and Gentlemen of the
joint caucus: 1 arise before this caucus
tonight with a view of placing in nomin
ation for Uuited States senator, a gentle
man I know it will be a perfect honor for
every man in this room to vote for. I
wish to place in nomination a man whom
I know if it could be done, it ould be
not only an honor to the State of Illinois,
but a ureal honor to the nation to hare
take his seat in the United States senate
at VVashint'in one who is a noble man,
one who has ruadu the most vigorous
campaign that has ever been made in the
history of the Uuited States applause a
man who has btvonie familiar in the
nioutba of all the leading politicians a
man of this great government; one who
was felt, and one who made the partv
that boasted of tier 3D.00O and 5U.0OU
majority not long since spend many
sleepless nights through the campaign
contriving measures by which they could
deceive the people to defeat this great
man. When we present his name no
man can be ashamed of him. He is a
soldier; he is a statesman, and he is an
honest man He advocates the great
principles which, though they may have
laid down, have laid down not to sleep,
but merely to rest uutil the tidal wave of
fanaticism may push over; until the poor
men that vote in this country and the
working clauses ill tin 4 out that the
great principles of democracy are justice
and right, and the origin iilion that takes
possession of this naiioual government
on the 4ih of next March is nothing but
an organization of capital against libor,
and that for the purpose of making the
rich richer and the poor poorer. Great
applause For that reason we take
great pleasure in placing before this joint
caucus a good min. a representative man
of the great slat? of Illinois, Gen. John
M. Palmer. Tremendous aDplaU9e.
A committee was appointed to escort
Gen. Palmer to the hall, and his appear
ance was greeted with an outburst of ap
plause. Sir. Palmer said:
"Last May the democratic state con
vention nominated me as a candidate for
governor of the state ot Illinois. When
the canvass commenced it occurred to me
that it was a matter of mere form. But I
learned during and after the canvass that
if I had had more courage I could have
inspired the party throughout the state
with such a degree of enthusiastic reso
lution that I am almost persuaded the
sta'e couid have been carried I did my
duty then, I think, and I have the satis
faction of knowing that the whole party
all the party in all prts of the state
gave me a generous, a true and earnest
support. Applause So that no can
didate ever closed a canvass feeling
prouder of his party supporter. The
democratic party of the state, although
defeated, is now a united parly. It is a
harmonious organization, and I am eg
pecially proud that I have received your
nomination as a candidate for the senate.
For. although I know you are in the
minority, I know that a nomination by
this earnest, generous, patriotic minority
is an honor that any man may treasure
while he has permission to think and ap
preciate at all. It is a proud thing to re
ceive such a compliment at the bands of
the demrfcrary of Illinois. Not on ac
count alone of its earnestness during the
last canvass, not alone on account of its
patriotic devotion to principle, not alone
on account of the gallant, unflinching
fight that was made during the last cam
paign, when no democrat faltered in the
line, but on account of its never-dyiny
faith in eternal truth. Applause
"In the canvass jut concluded no at
tempt was made to dodge or evade. We
were following a presidential candidate
who was an embodiment of patriotism
and courage, earnest, manly, self sacri
ficing and energetic. Great applause.
And every democrat In the state felt tne
Inspiration f his example, and we fought
the battle for the democratic principles
without compromise, without falter, and
without surrender on any occasion. The
democratic party is a united party now,
and let me tell you the democratic party
now is the hope of the country. Ap
plause It has nothing to give; it offers
no bounty to capital; it is not prepared
to give a cent a pound to the sugar-
makers of Kansas; it baa nothing to offer
except simple, plain constitutional gov
ernment. It offers the equal protection
of the law to every interest, to every man
in the state ot Illinois, and as far as its
influence extends nationally; it still offers
nothing but an economical administra
tion of the national and state govern
ments a close observation of the con
stitution, the most profound respect for
the rights or property, and, more than
that, the most profound respect for the
rights of men. Prolonged applause.
"During the last canvass bounties
were offered to almost every Interest.
The manufacturers were told they should
bave high prices; they should bave pro
lection that delusion tif modern politics.
Laborers were told that, the manufactur
er being protected, they would take care
of their employes they would be pros
perous. There was no interest but what
was Battered and fed with tne moat ex
aggerated promises. Gentlemen, no gov
ernment could keep all the promises made
by the republican party during the last
campaign. Great applausj.J The man
ufacturers will find soon that bounties
will not give prosperity. The farmera.
now, did not do what I expected them to
do the last time. Laughter. They
were deluded with the prospect of a borne
market, one of the most innocent of all
delusions. It reminds me of what I
heard a man say today. Down on Fifth
street there were a couple of ladies ex.
blblted in a window with Jong, beautiful
bair. And a man came along and some
one said to him that the Lair of those
ladies grew six inches eyery twenty-four
hours. "My God." said be "it Is not a
wonder the farmers vote the republican
ticket" Great applause and laughter
Tbat is bow it is, my friends. Their
promises cannot be kept. Enormous
taxation, Tballonal and state, is being felt
by the people, and they re beginning to
atk why is tbisT
Gentlemen, you are in the minority,
but a patriotic minority, and you bave it
in your power to attract the people of the
state to a consideration of their own in
terests. Gentlemen, I am greatly
obliged to you for the honor you have
bestowed upon me. If you had the pow
er to elect your candidate, I should ask
you to confer the honor upon some one
of the young men of the party. Voices.
"No. no. Not much." One fact im
pressed me in the late campaign and that
was that the state of Illinois is full of
earnest, patriotic young democrats who
will revolutionize the state in a short
time. Applause Prepare yourselves.
I meet them all through the state and I
have been astonished and delighted at
the amount of tHlent and patriotism that
characterizes and animates the young
democracy of Illinois. It was my pleas
ure in the late canvass to summon them
in the field, and they came shouting,
earnest, courngeous and manly young
men tbat will win Illinois to the demo
cratic party in a short time. Gentlemen.
I am done." Long continued applause.
At the conclusion of Gen. Palmer's
address, the caucus immediately ad
THK Y. M.C A.
Fomth Annual Ki-pori Of I lie I. oral
Kraorh---Kt uanHal Nntenent for
the Year- IntrreNllna; Mhowlns;.
General Secretary F. W. Lang, of the
Rock Island Y. M. C. A , has issued the
fourth annual report of the local asso
ciation in a neat little folder, on two of
the inside pages of which is shown a
gilded impression of the new building.
The report contains a list of 210 sub
scribers during the year whose contribu
tions run from $1 to $5 each, and which
in the aggregate with dues paid amounts
to 1,"(B 21. while the disbursements
Cash oo liand
S 840 no
... 8o 84
. . . STB 67
Total $1.1:6 00
The reyort of meetings during the year
is as follows:
Young men's meeting held each Sun
day afternoon has averaged 22 in attend
Young men's bible class on Tuesday
evenings has avtrtged 5 in attendance.
Boys meeting, held since October, av
Boys' bible class, averKge 5.
Professed conversions during the Tear.
8 young men and 3 boys. Two of tbese
are known to have united with some
Four receptions, with a total attend
ance ot 279.
At the New Year's reception 164 per
sons registered; at least a hundred of
these were young men.
lliree receptions to the Rock Island
Are companies, resulted in an average at
tendance of 41. Chief Knox said: "This
is the first time we have been recognized
in this manner. I want you to know we
r our socials bad a total attendance of
141. These were held for the members
and their friends. Results: new members,
sociability, increased attendance at the
A Crokinnle club of some twenty mem
bers, organized among our membership,
greatly aided in the social work.
The rooms were. oieu each dav of the
year, average daily attendance, 27.
of the association are:
President A D Sperry.
Vice President J I) Warnock.
Rec. Sec E B McKown.
Treasurer Geo Kimzsbury.
General Secretary F W Lang.
Directors C E Adams. G 'o Barker. S
D Cleland. J V Welch, F Nadler, II D
Additional ('March tervieen.
At the English Lutheran, preaching at
10:45 a m. "The Beginning of Miracles,"
John 11:2, Rev E F Bartholomew, pastor.
Sunday school at 2:30 p m, U V Fobs,
At the First M. E. church, preaching at
10:45 a in and 7 pm, by the pastor, the
Rev GW Gue. Morning subject: "An
Astonished Funeral Procession." Even
ing subject: "That Bad Boy's Brother."
Sunday school at 9:15 a m, J F Robin
son, superintendent. Young people's
class meeting at 6 p m, C E Adams,
At the Central Presbyterian church.
the pastor. Rev. A. B. Meldrum, will
preach tomorrow at 10:45 a m, and ? p
m. Morning subject: "The Disinterest.
edness of Christ;" evening subject: "Is
the Bible the Revelation Man Needs?"
Communion and reception of new mem
bers at morning service. Sabbath school
and pastor's bilde class at 9 30 a m, Jas.
Buford, superintendent, loung people's
prayer meeting at 6 p m .
Cut. IootJmH'(i Ca-n fi!inl4af!.
Pkouia, III , J.hii. V. Tim ease agnire
Col. V. T. Dowdall, po-t.'iiiwtftr of tins cit
tor an nilogeil attempt at atsHiilt whs ilii-
missed in tl eireuif. court yestrduy on
motion of the slate s attorney. Tuo nroao
cutiug witncm did not np.oar. The ran is
one tltat excited coiisideraliln comment nt
the time on at-enmit. of ttm proiiiinnct of
the neeiisot. TIih l-tia Nnllick, a
servant, einimd that Mr. ltowdall entered
her room and attempted to assault her. The
;;iuiid jury of the leimnler term returned
an iudietnieut aain-t lorn.
('itiit,roiiilJ a Strike.
fiRKAT BaIIUINUTOM, Miss., Juii. )".. Tile
atrike.at tho U'nule'ck milli in Hnu-atonic
has ended in a compromise, the two non-
unionists who replatwd strikers and were in
jured by "White Cans" bein retained, but
cno girls, who, uzuinst oritur, attended the
funeral :' their comrade, being taken back,
toitth-r with nearly nil the strikers. The
ohuoxioiis superintendent retains his posi
A (lladittnniKii Victory.
Glasgow. Jan. 1!. In the election yester
day to lill the seat for the Oivau division of
Lanarkshire, nnnle vmunt Ity tho death of
.Sir IV iiiiuni t'enr.-o, VViUon, (Jiadstoniaii
Liberal, was elected iy a votn nt 4,VS) to
S.'MV for Tender, Unionist At the previous
election Hir H tlliam l earce. Conservative,
was returned by a vote tif 3,474 to 3,1) Pi for
MrOljrnn Meetings Put Unir llwn.
UKW York. Jan 1!). Bishop Corrigan
has iasued a circular s tying that absolution
will lie domed all Catholics who attend anti
poverty m:e i.in?s that are being bold by Dr.
MrGlynti. H says that following Dr. Mc-
Ulynn is open and public sin, and all wbo
attend thoin trill be under bau of the church.
The circular will be read in all the churches
Editorial Resignation In Chicago.
Chicaoo, Jan. 10 Oaring to failing
health and upon the imperative order of bis
pbysician Mr. Audrew tSbuman, for thirty
three years connected with The Evening
Journal newspaper, and twenty-eight years
its chief editor, has retired. He retains bia
financial Interest in the paper and remains
president of the Journal company.
South Carolina Colored Men
Ask a Few Questions
AND RECEIVE VERY PLAIN ANSWERS
Adrlsnd to Make H aste Slowly in Hegard
to I'ollllral "ItecoKuitioii" No Shadow
of a Chance In ilm l.'uhinet A (ieorgla
Man Cloilid with (tan. Hrrriion
Vac"" Clianea of Itriheiy tn Sllnnenota
Work in the Mate Legislatures.
Baltimokk, Ml.. J .-hi. 19 The Sun'
special leom l.-harleston, S C. says: Be
fore lea viii here Thursday night Gen.
William Mthme, of Virginia, was waited
upon !y a n.nil,er of the yoiiiij; colored lie-
mililif-Hn4 w li ft
msL'P.1 Itlm tr, witv
the t olored ques
tion in politi'-s
He advised them
not to d,aw the
color hue too
tightly, as it
would drive off a
ri -Jki r '
fcri'eul muny IVm
oernts who would
otherwise lie pact
fld and won over
to a political or
w o u I d (it o r e
party ami ublic
OKH n-ll.I.iAtl KAIIoVK patronage. Hoad
vised that th eol.ir.i I nli-mvnt should a -t
wisely, and not lie imprudent or unuecos''
sarilv egcrossive. If they pursued any other
line of i on In t it would lm injurious and
might prevent the coalition which lie looked
forward t-i lietAeen tho negroes and the eon
aoi vntive nhit s in tlm scuth.
II whs n-ked what he thought of a colored
man in llii i is n's cabinet.
"1 have heard,'' was the reply, "that, the
colored limn desirn rnpnueritiitinn m the
cabinet, lint they are too ad vanc.fd in assert
ing themselves in that particular. It is not
approved of by the Republican party as a
whole. There are fanatics who desire such
a consummatio i, but none others. In unity
of sentinint with the larger and more
literal element of thft Republican party, I
do Hot ppprove or any such pretension. In
fact, I regard s ich a proposition loo al'Siird
to enter into ti e factorage of tho political
situation, litem will be no colored man in
Harrison's cabinet. The time for that has
not yet arrived. I do nut approve of colored
men thrusting themselves forward as cn
didatos for prominent posilions However
correct il may lie in American citinn
sbipand in the I Itra-republican creed for such
candid-icy. it U wrouij in olioy just now.
1 he colored m.i i is entitled to all the rights
that properly p-Ttnin to bun, but his place
is not in the extreme front yet. My advice
is for the negro to nddre his energies and
enterprise to industrial and educational mat
ters until such t m hs he shml bo u. doubt
ediy qualified fcr the higher places of trust
and emolument. If the ngro persists in
putting himself forward unduly he will
alienate bis best friends. Ths le-t minds of
the north and oi the republican party feel
that be is a heavy load to carry, for so feel
Senator Hoar at id other great men who are
at this date bom d to admit that it was a
great mistake to make him a participant in
a function of ihe government which re
quires intelligen and a ju.lieious use of
franchise to discharge properly. "
IN CONFAB WITH A SOUTHERNER.
Sinlfliit MtM.tins Ketwern ii-. Har
rison and A. K Itnck, nf ,rorci.
Indianapolis. Jan. lit. A. E. Bu.-k, of
Atlanta, tin., chairman of the Republican
state central committee of Georgia, acconi
patiied by Col. Locke, Pr. Arnold and a
number of other gentlemen, railed yester
day on President lect Harrison. Mr. Buck
is being presae I for a cabinet iKisitiou by
Georgia Republicans, and, it is said, came
here on iuv.Lation of Gen H irrison.
After returning to the hotel Mr. Buck left
bis companions, nnd taking a hack wtnt im
mediately back to the Harrison residence.
and he and the presidentelect were closeted
together for two hours. The fact that Gen.
Harrison did not refer while the olher gen
tlemen w re present to the obj -ct for which
he requ ited Mr. Iluck to call, ami that Mr.
Bjck made a second call a'ouo, is regarded
as very significant, especially in connection
with Mr. buck's prominence us a cabinet
posibility. Wln.t passed letwen them.
however, is not known.
Fred Simon, who told the president-elect
that he was a "Utah gentile and a Jerusalem
Jew," called yesterday to urge that the ul
ject of Morinonis n lie made prominent in
bis inaugural add re. He says Mormo lism
is decidedly on the incrense in Salt .Lake
City, and tbat no' hing bu" the most .vigor
ous policy will be able to stamp it out.
Looking Into Alleged Frands.
Indianapolis. Jan. 19 Tim federal
grand jury continued its investigation into
tbeelnction frauds yesterday, and examined
thirty -live witnee-es. It is more thnn prob
able that another nartial renort will tmmade
by the grin. I j.ir to-day, aud if it is done
not less (nan luiny muictmonis win tw re
turned. firent S'otll What
olverhamptin, England, Jan. 19. The
Evening Expres, whose proprietor is a close
friend of Andrew Carnegie, says that a cable
from New York announces that Harrison
has offered Carne,;ie the secretaryship cf the
The Work Ituin Cut Out on a Large feoale
Some Notes of Its Quality.
SPKINOFISLO, I. Is., Jan. 19 The house
adopted its rules yesterday and made an im
porta tit change t lerein. Heretofore, when
near the cloaa of the session, a member
wanted to defeat fe measure wnicb bad passed
three days before tbe sine die adjournment,
he gave notice of a motion to reconsider
which be could ho d back for just three days
and bent the bill. The rule was changed so
as to prevent th:s scheme by having tbe
motion under sncU circumstances voted on
at once. Miller of Cook wanted the bouse
to denounce a statement of a Georgia state
senator (Gibb-) tlittt Lincoln was "a bastard
by birth aad a fanatic in life,' tiut Merritt
thought the statement too disgraceful to be
honored with a di nunciation and the matter
went over. A joint resolution was intro
duced providing fur tbe submission of a con
stitutional amen Iment Mltistituting for
police justices in cities of 50,000 and more
population a sufficient number of district
courts, nnd instead of constables, one high
constable and deputies. Other bills were:
Requiring mine bwsesto pass an examine
tiou as to their fitness; making 4 per cent.
tbe.legal rate of interest; locating tbe state
fair alternately in Freeport, Feoria, Chicago,
Decatur, and Centraiia as a permanent
thing; requiring employers of labor to pro
vide safeguards to life and health in factories,
etc. ; to reiieat tin Merritt conspiracy law.
The list of committees was announced and
the bouse adjournal.
Tho senate pu hi J the resolution lo ad
journ April 2V B.La were introduced
amending the law iiiVtolntion to taxation
providing for local option; amending the
fee and salary law, anrHt special act for tbe
government of Cook county. The senate ad
journed ontU Monday.
Indianapolis, an. 1 The Democrats
of the satiate adopted the rules yesterday
tbat pructv ally unseat the presiding ofll .-er
When It is thought necessary, and the ores
iding officer, not b-iing of the revolutionary
kind, assisted by kwping strictly to pal lia
mentary law and refused to entertain
lonnson-a proles; because the previous
question bad keen demanded on the
adoption of the rules and the protest wa
not in order. Johnson appealed, but of
course, the appea was defeated. The bill
providing for tbe teiuoval of a ledge of stone
in the Kankakee r. ver near Mumence, Ilia
so as to permit o.' the drainage of swam
lands was reported . favorably, but sent tc
tbe appropriation committee for considera
tion of tbe $40,000 appropriation wanted.
bill to establish a state labor bureau was
given into the charge of tbe labor com
mittee. In the house a bill to establish a state
board of charities was intro
duced. It provides for a board of six ap
pointed by the governor, not more than
three being of the same party, whose duties
shall be to run tbe entire system of state
The Hay-Carpenter case has been about
closed, and it is known tbat the committee
will present a majority report seating Ray,
tbe lemocratiu contestant.
M adikov. Wis., Jan. 19. Senator "Hod"
av lor created a breeze in the senate vesterdav
by charging that too many men and boys are
employed in tho legislature, and the purpose
to supply p. aces for the legislators to give
out Bills vera in roduced in the house
mending thd In ws relating to houses of ill
ume; to provide for indigent veterans.
Joth houses ail journed till Tuesday.
Lansivq, Mich., Jan. !!. Governor Luce
has signed the bill to punish mine incen
diaries, but re uses to sign tbat punishing
mnlicii:s in jury to mines.
HALF AN HOUR'S SUSPENSE.
Itailway Kniplnyrs Penned in a Horning
HutUlIng Several Casualties.
Kt Paul, Minn., Jan. 19 At 3:15 yester
day nfieruoon fire was discovered in the
ba-ement of the four story general office
building of the Chicago, St. Piul, Minne
apolis & Omaha railroad on the corner of
Fourth and Wakonta streets. Before warn
ing could be given even to those on the first
floor the flames had entered the single stair
way, located in the central portion of the
building, and the halls were filled witb
smoke so that the only avenue of escape for
the occupants of th" first floor was through
the windows. The 100 or more employes on
the second, third and fourth floors were cut
olT from escape by the stairway, and as there
were no tire esc.ipes attached to the building
they were compelled to await the arrival of
ropes and ladders.
1 wo or three engines were on the scene a
few minutes after the alarm was turned in,
iut it was some twenty or twontv five min
utes before ladder trucks arrived and rescued
the inmates ot the upper stories, who were
driven out on balconies and window adls by
the flames and smoke. All of the occupants
of the upper stoiies escaped by means of
ropes and ladders, except two or three who
in their fear and anxiety for safety, jumped
to tbo ground before the ladders arrived.
Among those injured was Fred Xorrisb-
man, a messenger boy, who jumped from
th second story and was badly injured.
rred 1,-tersoa, an operator, jumped and
w-.iuid have been killed bad he not
alighted on tbe shoulders of another man.
As it was, bis skull was fractured and he
was taken home insensible. William Jones
was badly bruised by jumping from the see-
on i story, and A. C. K ice. of tbe engineer's
otti -e, had a le brok 'ii. C. W. Johnson,
(In. f engineer, attempted to slide down a
water pipe, which gsve wty an! he fell, re -
ceiviug severe bruises. J. H. Beck, an op-
erator. and Fred Slaker, a clerk, were mort
or less burned by tho flames while endeavor
ing to get out some of the records.
The lire originated in the paper room
located in tbe basement. The damage wili
reach about $HO,0uO. Tbe insurance i
covered by a general policy in tbe Home In
sur.meo company, of New York, of $:i,.xM.
01o on the p.operty of the entire road.
The lire was confined to the stairway and
top slot y, the walis remaining intact. The
Omaha will use the old general ofllcj build
ing of the tlauitoba road for their oflicci
u i Hi the scorched building is repaired.
PLAYEO SHARP ON EDISON.
A 4'ui,le r Lawyers Pocket a Fortune hv
V:i 1'hHt Were Hark.
rF.w oitK, Jan. rj me lleral.l savf
that Inventor Klison put his phonograph in
the hands of his legal advisers, Mr. J h;i C.
Tomlinsoii and Mr.
K T. Gilliiand, for
disposition. After a
great deal of negotia
tion, Mr. Tomlinson
and Mr. Gilliiand
finally interested Mr.
Lippincott, a Puts
burg capitalist, in the
patent, and at length
reported to Mr. Eii
son that Mr. Lippin
cott Ktnod ready tc
ftive S5il0,0iK) in cash
for it, Mr. Edison
i"n. aked them whether
they could get no morn, and also inquired
what arrangements they had made in their
own lie' alt "Oh, said Mr. lumlinson.
we are to have some stock in the new com'
nany. - Mr. 1-lison decided, after some de
lilieration, to accept Mr. Lippincott's propo
sition, and the papers worn drawn up and
the money paid. But, to his astonishment,
he learned soon after the transaction bad
been completd that the price fixed and paid
iy air. Lippincott was 7al),(l(ld and not
$.VHJ,OH), as had been reported to him, and
then he dropped his laboratory work for
while and set himself to find out what had
become of the exlrn f'iVi.OoO.
The investigation developed the fact tbat
Mr. Tomlinson had received $i;j,."tHI of ibt
money, and that the balance hud gone into
tbe poet et of the clever Mr. Gilliiand. He
was naturally indignant, as much perhaps
on account nt the workmen, who bad been
euchred out of their proportion of the
profits of the venture (Edison's practice be
ing to n'uko the work on his inventions co
operative) os his own and, at once brought
the matter to the attention of the law com
mitteo of the Edison Electric Light company
of which Mr. Tomlinson was counsel.
He presented to this body a number of
affidavits setting forth these an 1 other facts,
and they recommended tbe dismissal ot Mr.
Tomlinson. The board of directors adopted
the recommendation aud Mr. Tomlinson
lnie That Small-l'ox Story.
Denver, CoL, Jan. Ik Donald Fletcher,
president of the hoard of trade, has
thoroughly Investigated the small-pox scare,
and last nig lit sent nut a communication
stating that the report has been maliciously
circulated with the purpose of injuring the
city. The president of the board of health
made a sworn statement yesterday that there
are but four cases in tbe city, and tbat they
are effectually quarantined. At the pest
house, live miles from tho city, there are
Latent Inim the Itlaok Cepublio,
New York,. Jan. 19. Tbe latent news
from Hayti says tbat a Haytian gunboat re
cently ran into the noted steamer "Haytien
Republic," and it looked so much like it
was done on purpose that an investigation
has been demanded. Legitime has offered
to pay the owners of the "Haytien Republic"
tlOO.O.HJ indemnity, and it will probably be
accepted. She has left Port-au-Prince lor
the Uuited States.
The Typollietn- Not Ag-;realve.
New Yong, Jan. Ill At the banquet of
the New York Tvpo'.hette Thursday night
to celebrate the anniversary of the
birth of Btnjimin Franklin, President Mar
tin, refering to the local organization, said
thiit there was no desire to adopt an aggres
sive policy in regard to the employes "We
are rnther disjHMed to be defensive than ag
gressive," he stid. There were a number of
speeches niado eulogistic of Franklin.
Ktlitor West and C'apt. Sehaack.
. CnicAoo, Jan. 19. Iu tbe matter of the
litigation between Police Captain Michael J.
Schaack and James J West, Judge Clifford
yesterday delivered an opinion, m which he
Uecided that the plaintiff, having hied an
affidavit meeting the requirements of the
statute, lie was entitled to a capias for tbe
arrest ot tbo editor. Capt Sobr.ack later
filed a bond in $10,000 and tbe capias was
issued aud Wast gave bail in $3,01)0.
Another Convict I Testify.
London, Jau. 19. A convict, believed to
do oiuiiett, me invincible, is awaiting ex
amination by tbe Parnell commission in the
precincts, of that court. He is carefully
guarded by special officers, and no one is per
mitted to ever get near enough to him to
establish bia identity.
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THOMAS A. Kl
This Is Depressing.
A Possibility of More Senate
Talk on Tariff.
THE SUGAR BOUNTY AGREEIL TO,
One Kepubtlcan, ' Quay, Voting No, and
Payne, Oeiuncrat, Aye A Territorial
Admission Kill Passed in the Ilonse
That the Dak oi aim Repudiate Hotter
Look After Thobe frenchmen Favor
able Reports on Pension Rills.
Washington Crrr, Jan. 19 There has
been some discussion recently of tbe possi
bility of postponing the vote on the tariff
bill to a later day thau tbat set by the sen
ate Jan. 23. Tbe senate met yesterday
morning; at II o'clock.'and again this morn
ing at 11. Monday there wilt be a nizht ses
sion. Still it looks as tlioueh it would be al
most impossible to come to a final vote at
the time fixed 1 o'clock Tuesday afternoon.
The sugar bounty clause has been disposed
of. It has furnished the senate with a topic
for two days. The wool and woolen sched
ule and the lumber schedule are still to be
considered. The members of the committee
having the bill in charge adhere to their
original position, and say that Ihe vote will
be taken on Tuesday as agreed. There are
other members of the senate, however, who
say that they believe there will be a post
ponement for a day or two.
The agreement under which the senate is
proceeding is not recognized by the rules of
procedure1 and can not be enforced. No un
derstanding of this character has ever been
broken, but tho K-puhlicao senators have
been proceeding with some caution f'r fear
that some Democratic senator might be
tempted to break through the agreement
and thus upset all the plans they have made.
Tbe friends of Senator Quay and Sanator
Stanford said yesterday that although tbese
senators are slightly disaffected they will
vote for the bill o one assumes to speak
for Senator Cameron. There is no fear ap
parent among Republican senators that the
bill will fail.
ADMISSION OF TERRITORIES.
The House Passes a Still at Last Sugar
Hounty fines Through Ihe Senate.
Washington Citv, Jan. I'J Frye's cre
dentials as senator Irani Maine were filed in
the senate yeterdav and then the intermin
able tariff debate was resumed on ths sugar
lounty clnu-ie. The Democrats, Reagan
leading, opposed it on the constitutional
ground, while the Republicans defended its
constitutionality. A vote was finally reached
and the clause was carried -27 to i'l Payne
of Ohio voting witb the Republicans, and
Quay voting "no" with the Democrats. The
bill making Columbus, O., a port of delivery
was passed, and the senate a I journed
The bouse rejected McDonald's amend
ment to the omnibus bill and adopted one by
Springer providing that if at the election on
the question of division, provided for in the
act, tho Sioux Falls constitution shall lie
affirmed, said constitution shall be re-submitted
to South DnkotA for ratification or
rejection together with several other mat
ters connected with s-tate government. He
wanted an immediate vote, but the Repub
licans filibustered him out of that notion,
and the amendment was amended by adding
a clause that when the wnstifition is finally
ratified the president shall is-Uxi a proclama
tion declaring South Dakota admitted. The
same clause was added to the Montana sec
tion ami the bill passed 133 to liil. The
bill lieiKg an amendment to the senate bill a
Vote on the passage of the senate bill us
amended resulted ayes, 144; niys, 93. An
evening session was held at wliioli thirty
private pension bills were pa--sod.
SENT HALF A DOZEN TO TRY.
Frenchmen Present Ihe Celest ial Royalties
With M Kailway Carriage.
Washington Citv, Jan. 19 Hon. Charles
Denby, United States minister at Pekin, has
reported to Secretary of State Bayard under
date of Nov. j, 1S$S, that tue chief of a
French syndicate in China has presented to
the emneror of Chimt MX rail way carriages,
built in France, on which ail the arts of
French construction and decoration have
been expended. Three of the carriages are
very handsomely fitted up in yellow, green
and blue satin, with all tho 'ncessary sleep
ing and toilet arrange lieati. an 1 are in
tended for the private use of the emperor,
empress and high court officials. The other
three are for their majesties' attendants and
guests. The estimated cost of the sis car
nages is about 150. IKK).
They were first to b taken to the imperial
city anil will be drawn by eunuchs over a
small line to be laid dow n there, in order
that tneir majesties may realize iu a measure
the oomfort of traveling over iron rails.
Afterwards a small lino will he built in the
imperial ple.isuro grouuds, about two miles
in length, when all the carriages will lie em
ployed and propsllo 1 by small engines con
structed for that pup su.
l oo Had a Perord lor a Pension.
Washington Citv, Jan. 19 The presi
dent yesterday returned to the house several
vetoed private pension bills. In one case, a
bill grunting a (wr.sion to George Wallen
lor a fracture of his right arm, the presi
dent ssys: ''The records establish that
Wallen eni sled July iT, 101 ; that he do-
serted April 25, 18fjt and returned Febru
ary 21, ImW, after an ;ibs--nce of about ten
months, aud that he deserted n;ai.i April
t0, ls)4, and returned prior to Aug. 31,
ISM. Without especially discussing the
question of disability chargeable to military
service, it seems t J me that a soldier witb
such a record should not be pensioned "
Pension Itills Reported Favorably.
Washington City, Jan. 59 A favorable
report was made to tbe house yesterday by
the committee on invalid pensions, on the
bill giving a pension of f 4-" per month to oil
persons now on the pension rolls who are in
capacitated from performing any manual
labor whatever from injuries received or
disease contracted while in the military or
naval service of the United States; and also
on the bill giving a pension of $A per
month to tbos9 who have lost a leg at or
above the knee or an arm at or above tbe
elbow, or suffered total disability in the
same, and $45 to those wbo bave lost tbe use
of a foot or hand.
Morton ViniU tbe Senate Chamber.
Washington City, Jan. j 8. Vice President-elect
Morton paid a visit to the senate
chamber yesterday and received a warm
greeting from the Republicans, many Dem
ocrats joining in tbe welcome. U ben he
left the chamber after a couple of hours His-
cock also left, and with W. W. Phelps took
Mr. Morton to a committee room, where
tbey held a long conversation.
Gen. Swalm's Caae Dec bird.
Washington City, Jan. 19. Tbe board
of army officers considering the question of
Judge Advocate General Swuim's physical
disabilities with a view to bis retirement.
met again yesterday. The report or tbe
medicai member of the board was submit
ted and cons.dered br the board in secret
session, and after half an hour deliberation
the hoard reached a conclusion and ad
journed. JTbat conclusion was reached and
what was the report of tbe examining phy
aicians is not known.
Dakota Men Ulwtatisned.
Washington Citv, Jan. 1) The delega
from both eoulb aud north Dakota and
other prominent Democrats of south Dakota
wbo bave been here urging the passage of
tbe senate bill for the admission of south
Dakota and au enabling act for north Da
kota, feel very much dissatisfied with tbe
provisions of the Springer omnibua bill.
Tbey are all united in saying that it will
merely serve to delay tbe admission of south
Dakota, and render useless all tbat has
been done since the organisation of tbe
movement for admission five years ago.
They are iiskiug the sunate lo reject it. -
For beauty, tor comfort, for improve
ment of tbe complexion, use -only fot
tooi's Powder; there is nothing equal to
He Gets the Idea That He Is a
A DISASTROUS LOVER'S QUARREL
In Which the Del u led One and a Practical
Joker Operate Their Artillery The
Omnipresent White Cap Cuts a Few
RSore Fantastic Capers Governor Lowery
Tries to Vivify a Wooden Sheriff Latest
from Ihe Hal fields.
Baltimore, Jan 19. The Sun's special
from Onancook, Va., says: Tbe village of
Craddocksville has within the last few days
been the scene of a strange s-msatio i. Near
the village iives a young man named An
drew Asumecd. who for some years has fan
cied himself a girl and has accordingly been
attentive to the young men, with some of
whom be has imagined himself desperately
in love- Among those on whom Ashmead
set bis affoctious is John Kellani, aged 20
years. Kellam made Ash mead believe that
his affection was reciprocated and
the day for the marriage was ap
pointed. A few nights ago, while they
were going home from a neighbor's, a dis
pute arose as to tbe color of the dress Ash
mead was to we.ir at the wedding. Ash
mead insisted on a red dress, while Kellam
declared it should be of some other color.
Kellam tried to frighten Ash mead with a
pistol, but Ashmead got furious and drew
his pistol and shot Kellani through the band
and arm. K-!lm then fired at Ashmead
twice, the first ball taking effect in the fleshy
part of the le and the second in the back,
tearing aw-ay the ftVsh and skin for several
inches. They were both arrested Saturday,
and put under howls to answer tefore the
next grand jury of the county court.
OUR ROWDY CIVILIZATION.
The Law Seems About to Go Into "In
Shamokin, I u., Jan. 19 Thomas Hague,
of Coal Run, a small mining village three
miles east of this place, was whipped by
White Caps Thursday niht, and thrown into
a creek with a rope around bis body until be
was almost dead. Three miners on their
way home from work approached the spot
where tbe outrage wjs being perpetrated
and were comjielleil to stay on the scene
until the White 0 h d executed their
vengeance, the leader informing the miners
that one of the band had noticed Hague
early in the evening attempting to commit
an assault on a girl coming to Shamokin.
Great excitement prevails iu this place and
x esterday morning a number of town
people received warning to stop indulging in
drunkenness, gambling, etc., or they would
receive a visit from the White Caps.
On the outskirts of Milton, Wednesday
night, two white men and a negro were
ta'sen from their cabin, tied to trees and re
ceived a terrible lashing from a number of
masked men ml'ing themselves White Caos
Cheat bARRlviTOK, Mass, Jan. 19. It
is not heiieved by the public that the strik
ing weavers were repoi,sible ior the "White
Cup" outrage on the two non-union work
men several nights ag. About twenty
notices suned "White Caps," addressed to
various persons threatenii.g them with deaib
unless they slop drinking and support their
families, have been posted around the town.
The Press reporter has also received tbe fol
lowing noti': "We hereby warn you not
to cinie to Housa tonic to got news against
our orgnms-ition. Let ibis be a sufficient
warning, an i heir in mind ws shant allow
(Siiid.) Skull and Cross Bones."
LET NO GUILTY MAN ESCAPE.
The full nf a Ips.il- to a Sheriff nf
New Orleans, Jan la The following1
iispatch w i si'nt byUovernorLowery yeslcr
lay frr,m Jackson, Mis., and addressed to
11. Key, slienrt of Kemiier county, Scooba,
Sheriff Rogers, of Noxubee, says there is
no mob lew in tbat oounty.but some clandes
tine acts hare ben committed in Kemper
county, and on the line; that the negroes
are leaving your o-inty aud going to Khugu-
lak. It is alleged that the burni.ig of proi-
erty was il vie by parties living outside of
oxubee. I urge lh.it you not only visit
the vicinity of vour own county.
but go to Shugiilak. See parties
and citizens there, -siH.-iUy Chamberlain,
and have aflidavits made aud arrest every
man in in your county that has been en
gaged in such violation of the law. Your
sworn duty and the good name of your
county demand your prompt and energetic
action. Summon sullio.ent force to exe
cute the law, and all extra expenses tbat you
may incur will bo paid here. In the faithful
discharge of your duty I will give you all
the aid and support conferred on tha exocu
tive by the constitution and laws.
1 be governor has had no further details
yet of the last Mississippi outrages
V.oiitilnl ltiaas lliirvrs Arrested.
Bckkalo. N. V, Jan. If. The Michigan
Cciitiai mi. road lias sutfered considerable
Ions i,l int.) by the stealing of bras-es from its
cers. Di'ii-i tivt-s lhm-Aday nulit arrested
live l'V-s a" under 1 years of age, who
were fi.uii l in the act of removing the
Chicaoo. Jan. 18.
Quotations on the board of trade to-day were
as follows: Wheat No. J February, opened 97c,
closed 974c; May, oeued $1.01. closed $1.01
4; July, opened '.rjie, closed 9'-'c. Corn
No. 2 February, opened 34'Vin, closed 84t-tc;
March, opened and closed X!sjC May. opened
S7c. close l t:. Oats .So. 4 February,
opened . clonal iV-c: May, opened "JT
closed art,,: I'ork- February, opeue.1 ,
closed $12 Yi; March, opened , closed $12.65;
May. n:iid f 1:1 JO. closed $13 STVj Lord
February, enej JT (T, closed $G.yo.
Pri--, ai ihe L'niou stock yards: H-rs Mar
ket ,.cnrsl moderately active, with a slight
advance later, now steady at yesterday's Mini res:
licht Kiades. $1 iii" 15; rough packing. $4.90
(ij,4 X. iiiikciI I. Us. Jl.'AViy Id; heavy packiug
aud shippiiig lots. 4955 1 A. rattle
Stronger; lieevna. inferior to choice, $3 00 j.4 C3;
bulk. IrHJjS!; cows. $1.G0&3UU; stock era
and ffmlers higher. $2.503 Sheep Steady ;
millions. 51 ,-',(4 90; built, $3.H34.; com -fed
western. Si 'slift.MO; Uuius, SJ.OJG.).
rrodiice: Butter- Fancy Elgia creamery. 274
2Se per lb: fancy d.tiry. HiiKe; packing stock,
r4i.lOv Kgs - strictly fivnli lai.l. lSUe; toa
liousc stock, 141'm:. Iims-md poultry Chick
ens. Tt'ic er Hi; turkeys. Irtllt-; ducks, 'J
10V; jrense. t-i .'rilfT.Ui jier Uoz. IVlatoe-i Choice
lturluiiks,:;i(, Vk: er bu; Iteauty of He roil, 31
3-lr; Karly Itose, 30c; sweet x)lalocs, $l.r5ii.Oii
per bbl Apples -OIioh?? Kreenihcs, $1 tt&l tfi
mr bbl 1'iaiilierries $0 Oti.'O V) p.ir bbl.
Nrw Yorx, Jan. 11
wheat-luill; No I njd state $1.07; No. t
do, tr.i : o red winter February. SSIc;
Jo March, it-V. do May. $10214. Cora Quiet;
No U mixed cash, 1.'ty.-; do January, -14-c; do
February, lir : do March, 4"!4 i.aia Steady;
No. 1 while stHle, .'iVc; No. X do, VXc; No. 9
mixed January, 31; do February, SJ?$. Rye
Pull Bailey Noniiual I'ork Dull; new mass
$14(2114 Lard Quiet; February, $7.45; March,
$7.4H; A iril, $?:).
I.ivo Klo.-k. '1tle-Markt er remely duU;
cloaed weak : common 10 atrictly riine atera,
all natives. $t V,4 in) 1 00 Its. Slienp and
lamhs-Kxtrem.-ly dull; poor to prime sheep,
$1 ij5 li", V liM Ihn ; common to beat lambs,
fcC rtT tW1- Hogs Dull and lower. $ 30j tjO
Hay Upland prairie, $?t$88.
Ui Thmiui) new $7j,S.UU.
liay Wild, $&:ct3H , .
tiou I Soft Ho : luud W.0U
Cord Wood Oak, $4.5: Hickory, to.
Straw-1600: baled So. 00.
On the ISth day of Jannarrnext, commeactiig at
the boor of two o'clock in the afternoon, tha n.
denlgoed, aaolenee of William Raasklll. will offer
for Mle at No. 1U03 Second aveaae tn thie elty, to
the bigbeat bidder for cash In hand, tbe entire
stock of clothe and ceota' furnishing eoods
which were assigned to me by aald Ramsklll on
the 17th insU.topay debta. The goods to be aold
can tie insoected br any party Interested at tbe
place named any day. Sundav uwnud. horM
the aale between the hoars of two aad four o'clock
Rock "island, Ql., Dee. SOth, i98.
OS0EQK FOSTER, AHlgBee
ONE of the most amusing, as well as easily arranged entertain
ments for the Holidays, is a "Bubble Party." Twenty or
more ladies and gentlemen, enough clay pipes so each will have
one, three or four bowls of soap-suds, and, say, half a dozen trifles
for prizes, are all that is required, the prizes to be awarded to
those who blow the largest bubbles, one of the party to act a:
The suds should be of Ivory Soap, as it gives a clean, whit
and abundant lather, with an entire freedom from oil or grease
and as the materials of which it is made are so clean and pure,
it is not at all offensive to the smell or taste, like ordinary soap.
A WORD OF WARNING.
There are many white soaps, each represented to be "just as good as the ' Ivory';"
ihey ARE NOT, but like all counterfeits, lack the peculiar and remarkable qualities of
the genuine. Ask for " Ivory " Soap and insist upon getting it.
Copyright 1480, by Procter Gamble.
The finest carriages and buggies in
the city can be had at any bonr
of the day or night.
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- ' . (Successor to Guthrla Co'ltns.)
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