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THE DAILY ARGUS
JOHN W- POTTER.
Tuesday, January 22, 1889.
Tbk 8bermao lepublicans have gone on
a new tack in order to defeat the cabinet
aspirations of Governor Foraker, of Ohio.
Tbey are, it is saiJ, pushing Rutherford
B. Hayes for secretary of war in HarrU
son's cabinet, provided, of course, that
Sherman is not selected for secretary of
state. It Is to be hoped the country will
be spared the disgrace of having his ex
fraud ulency again occupy an official poss
itlon of prominence. Anything would be
better than that.
Nkw Tore Tribune: "Let him sink;
he ia onlv a Jew," was the exclamation
of a crowd of people in a Russian town
recently, as they behtld the struggles of a
poor wretch in th-s rivor. Just then a
young man broke through the crowd
which tried to bold him back, and plung
log into the river, brought the drowning
man to the shore. As the crowd began
to jeer at Dim for saving the life of a mere
Jew, 1t was discovered that he whoie life
was saved whs a Gentile, and that bis
brave rescuer whs a Jew. The jeering at
once ceased, and the crowd slunk away.
Tas republican members of the gen
tral assembly are displaying an unjusti
fiable spirit of partisanship toward
Charles Nelson, the colored democratic
orator of SpriDgfk-ld. The democrats
want to make Nelson janitor of the cloak
room, but the republicans, while admit
ting their right to name tbe janitor, make
the provision that it shall not be Mr.
Nelson. The Springfield Regiiter sajs of
this contemptible action:
The action of the republican senatorial
caucus last niuht in coupling with the
grafting to the democrats tbe selection of
a janitor for tbeir cloak room, the stipu
lation that it should not be Chas. NeUon.
is an outrage on demoeracv. but at tbe
same time a great compliment to Mr.
Nelson, as it is a tacit admission that his
services during the lst campaign were
felt by the enemy. Charley in political
information and ability to eloquently im
part it to an audience ia the peer of any
republican in the senate. The demo
crats will stand by Charley for tbe
enemies he hits made.
Thk American Tariff Reform league
has issued a call for a national conven
lion to be held in Chicago on Feb 10, 20
and 21. All peraons. without reference
to party affiliations, who wish to assist in
the endeavor to relieve American people
of the unequal and unjust taxatiou under
which they now labor, are invited to be
present. The purposes of the meeting
are set forth as follows:
First. To widen tbe scope of tbe
league's work and its means of useful
ness by drawing into its councils repre
sentative men from all sections.
Second. To secure branch leagues for
active work, under whatever Lame may
be locally preferred, in every county, and.
as far aa possible, in every township in
the various states.
Third. To inaugurate a systematic
campaign that shall be continuous em
bracing literary bureau, lecture bureau
supplemented by corresponding bureaus
in every state, and sin.h other means for
furthering tbe work as may be thought
Those persons intending to be present
at the convention should forward their
names to J. Z White, secretary of the
league, at 115 Monroe street, Chicago.
Knaltalravd by the Air.
There are on exhibition in the rooms of the
state mining bureau at Kan Francisco four
"desiccated human bodies," that were found
by Slgnor S. Blargbior in a sealed cavern, at
an elevation of 4,000 fet. on the eastern side
of the Sierra Madre mountains in Mexico.
The bodies were found in a sitting posture,
with the hands crossed ou the breasts, tbe
heads Inclined forward and facing the east.
Two adults, mnlo and feraal, were aide by
side, and by the side of the man was a boy,
and a girl by the side of tbe woman. The
bodies were apparently dried by the air, no
embalming proce beting used. They are not
Uke any known Indians of today, tbe bands
and feet being particularly small, and tba
woman's hair browu and silken. The wom
an's forehead is large, and the reasoning
powers were apparently well developed. In
tbe lobe of each ear is a piece of hollow reed.
Tba burial garments are of cotton, hide,
grasses and the bark of wUIowb. In addi
tion, the little girl ia covered with the
of some animal 8t Paul Pioneer Preta.
Funeral la France.
The funerals of Paris, France, are In charge
of a company, whoso monopoly Is regulated
by law, is a viwt enterprise, ponesaed of ex
ceptional re-wurces, nu immense number of
horses and carriage, u numerous aiii well
disciplined personnel. Each year it takes
charge of about 60,000 funerals, about half of
which are thine of the xor. The adminis
tration of the PornjKJs Funebre U situated in
the Qued'Aulrvilliors. It i a big, havy,
white stone building, built rouud a vast gloss
roofed courtyard. Ueneatb tbe vast building
of the Pom pes Funebrsj are cellars dimly
lighted with gas j-ts and full of rows and
rows of coffins of all sizes and qualities. Thia
collar contains a stock of 15,000 coffins ready
for use. Pittsburg Disx-atch.
Tried tn Kill Hit Mother.
Chicago, Jan. 'ii (lui li Millor, a pretty
but vicious girl, crttiliHi (iiiti a sensation
at ber home at 20 IfeurUirn street Jum Sun
day nitflit. The girl has bwii hfudstrong
and has been fr)iu'!itiii; Ihmi-s of doubtful
reputation. Sunday niht she starhsl to leave
home presumably to go to one of the bouse
which idle had Uwn ai.'iMistoiued to visit. Her
mother stopied her and was endeavoring to
persuade her to reinuin at home, when tbe
girl drew a revolver and tired at her mother.
The bullet mixw-d its mark, but the noise at
tracted the attention of Officer Moore, who
rushed into the iioti. At Uk sight of the
policeman the girl ruilied to a window and
attempted to leap from it to the street, twen
ty feet below. She was taken to tbe Armory,
where she was locked up. Sim is but Hi yean
Probably Mx.ktxt OfT a Hank Itol.lx.ry.
lNUINAPOi.is. Jan. Ji.-Two well-dressed
men who some days ago registered a the New
Deuisou as Charles, Howiaud and Charles 8.
Thompson .were arrested last night, and the
police Iwlieve they have mud an important
capture. They were observed loitering about
tbe IudianHNlis National bank, Hiid the tnnk
officials, becoming alarmed, notified the police.
A detective has recognized one of them as
"Dutch Lou," of Ciuciiuiati, formerly of
Pittsburg, a famous bank crook who belonged
to tbe Patsoy Han Icy gang.
Liberal Alakluj; the Most of It.
London, Jan '1. A banquet was givon at
the National Liberal club last night in honor
of Mr. Nouroji and as a protest against the
language used by Lord Salisbury in alluding
to the distinguished Indian as a "black nun."
There was a large attendance of notable per
sona. The Slush one Indians were frightened by
tba eclipa and bid in their teepees during be
sub's obscuration. '
Like Silas Wegg, He Drops Into
THE SENATE DEBATE INSPIRES HIM,
And "Mary Hail a Little Lamb" Is. Suggest
ed by Its Woolly Character The Vote
Again Postponed I.anler's Improved
Spelling The I.aii;h on Jw Cannon
Something Clicitp. In the Hail way Line
Jottings from the Capital.
Washinotox City, Jan. 2a. After all, the
senate had to extend the time for the voting
to begin on the tariff bill, and so far as can
be seen it will lie soma time to-night t .afore
tho hill is finally disposm! of, if, indeed a still
further iioKtiHmemeut is not found necessary.
The voting legins at 5 p. m. to-day and there
Is every prosevt of a very late session to
night. This agreement was made necessary
on the objection of Vance and Vest that there
bad not I wen enough talk over the matter
During the debate in the early part of the
session yesterday But ler declared the ohjwt
of the bill to lie to allow the manufacturers
who had hail the "fat" fried out of them bo
fore tbe election to fry a little fat out of the
taxjayers now. Vance then liegan a speech
in favor of free wool, but yiolded to permit
Allison to offer several amendments to the
wool schedule that had teeu agnssl upon by
J he finance committee.
Tho lirst of these amends paragraph S4fi
(taxing wools of the first and second classes 11
cents a jxiund) so as to make it read: '"Wi)!!
of tbe Hrst liass and all hair of tlie alpaca,
goat, and other like animals, 1 1 cents per
pound. Wools of Uio second class, Yi cent
The tin mid amendment amends tli para
graph relet im; to wools of the third class so as
to make the late on wools of the value of Yi
cents or less ier onnd 4 rents per pound (an
advance or 1 cents) ; and tlie third amend
inent raise the rate on wools of the same class
valued at more than Yi cents per pound from
to H cents.
The fourth amendment inserts twice in
paragraph :C4 the words 'and worsted" so as
to make it read "woolen and worstod cloths,
woolen aff'l worsted shawls." etc. ; and rni.
the rate of -to cents a pound on cloths (valued
at more than W cents per pound) to 45 cents.
A similar advance (from 40 to 45 centa per
pound) is made in the paragraphs relating ti
ttannels, blankets, etc., and dress gm Is weigh
ing more than four ounces per square yard.
In the paragraph relating to ready-made
clothiligthe rate ismcreased from 40 to 45 cents
Ier pound. In the iiarngrnphs relatinji to car
pets the ml valorem rate is increased from 3C
to:5 xr cent., and in (utragraph 3i7, from
40 to 4o er cent., and in )ragraph X7I (end
loss belt for paier or printing machines)
from :UI to 85 ht vnt. All these amend
luents were adopt.'. 1 at the night session.
In the course of a long speech George said:
"While I opfioHc protection as unwarranted
ly the constitution and as unjust, I still say
that it is my duty to try to make such a law
less unjust, less unequal, less unconstitutional
by dividing its lienetits among tlmse who have
to liear its imrdeus. If J had my way I would
make tins hill protective all round. I would
vote a tioiiiity of 1 i-ent er pound on every
pound of cotton grown in the I'nited States,
not liecause I lxli.ni' it ought to be done, but
because it is l ight and fair that cotton raisers,
lining compelled toroutrihiite to tlie prosperity
and advancement of other interests, should I
allowed to receive their share.
riuiiib So that if a man picked your
Jiockct you would consider yourself justified
in pick inn another man's pocket order tore
George No, sir; but if a law were proposed
to allow the senator from Kansas to pick my
Kicket, I would he justified in moving an
amendment that would allow me to pick his,
and then I would vote against the whole bill.
Mo with this tariff bill. If it were amended
so aa to make it protective all around, I would
vote against it on its final passage.
At tho night session Vance, in order to
show tbe interest which the people took in
the wool question, read what be termed "A
protective pastoral; or the girl with only one
stocking; composed and arranged for the
spinning wheel and respectfully dedicated to
that devoted friend of protected machinery
and high taxi's, the senator from Rhode Isl
aniL" The following is a part of the "pas
Our Mary had a little Unit)
And her heart was most Intent
To make its wool, heynnd its worth,
Hring tiftr-Hix per cent.
Now, praise to Mary and her lamb.
Who did this scheme Invent.
To clothe one-half a gtrl in wool
And one-half in percent.
All honor, too, to Mary's friend.
And all protective acts.
That cheaply clothe the rich in wool
And wrap the poor in tax.
A NOVEL RAILWAY SCHEME.
lu Which the Government Gets the Itig
Knit of Mupplylng the Money.
Washington City, Jan. 22. Payson yes
terday introduced in the bouse a bill to in
corporate the Lamini Inter-State 1 tail way
comany. It provides for the operation of
an inter-state railway from New Orleans via
Natchez, Mi., through MLssississippl, Louis
iana, Arkatuvis, Missouri, Illinois and Indian
territory to Kit Carson, Colo. In view of the
low rate to be charged V -ent. per mile for
first-class pa-ssage and 'ir cents per 100 for
freight Bud the free transportation of
tbe Indians in the Indian territory
and their descendants for 100 years, and X of
a cent per pound for all United Htates mail
matter the billprovides that the government
shall loan to tlie company f:ti)0,000 on its first
mortgage coupon bonds, payable at the rate
of 2 per cent, per annum, without interest,
upon the completion, equipment, and opera
tion of the first ton miles of the road, and a
like amount upon similar conditions upon the
completion, equipment, and ojierutiun of each
additional ten miles of the road.
WORKED HALF THE NIGHT.
The Senate 'egging Away at the Tariff Dill
Wasrixoto Citv, Jan. 2a. A petition
was presented to the senate yesterday from
the Chicago Wholesale Liquor Dealer's asso
ciation asking the removal of special taxes on
wholesale liquor dealers or rectifiers. Tbe
paragraph in the tariff bill relating to
rice was del ia ted briefly and then
laid over. After some negotiations
tbe final voting on tbe tariff bill was post
poned until 5 p. m. to-day. Vance offered an
amendment putting all wools, hair of alpaca,
goat and. similar animals on the free list,
while the finance committee offered amend
ments increasing the duties on wools, worsted,
flannels, blanket, dress goods, ready-made
clothing, and carpets. Debate was still pro
ceeding at ti p; m. when recess was taken till
8, at which time tbe free wool amendment
was defeated, George and Brown voting with
tbe Republicans against it An amendment
increasing the duty on third class wools from
to 4 cents per pound was adopted, as were
amendments increasing the duty on second
class wools from 11 to 12 cents and the duty
ou third claws valued at over Yi cents a pound
from 0 to 8 cents. The duty on woolen and
worsted clotlis, flannels, blankets, etc ; cbll
dren's dress goods; ready-made clothing, and
carpets was also increased, and at ll:'J0 p, nx
tbe senate adjourned.
In tbe bouse bills and resolutions were in
troduced requesting tbe president to opei
negotiations for tho cession of Lower Call
forniatothe United States; calling on tin
inter-state commission for information con
cerning tlie recent "plan" adopted by the rail
way presidents; declaring tbe existing tarifl
one got up in the interests of tbe mottled
classes, and calling for its repeal and tbe im
position of a uniform, tariff of 42)4 pel
cent, on all foreign imports, directing
government officials not to permit any intox
icating liquor to be served at tbe inaugura
ball in the pension building ; increasing tht
pensioners of veterans of tbe Mexican war U
Cytto month. Thursday at 4 p. m. was fixec
as the day and hour to vote on the Oklahonu
bill. A bill was Introduced to repeal tbe to
bacco tax. Tbe bill was pasted increasing tbt
maximum for international money orders tc
f 100,tbe naval appropriation bill was reporter:
and tbe house adjourned.
THE BOOKT8I7A-ND AimUB TUESDAY, JANUARY 22, IRS9.
Derision in Stock-Selling Case.
Washikuton Citv, Jan. 22. The suprenw
court yesterday dicided a case of interest tc
stock -buyers and brokers. Tbe case was tba'
of Gallagher vs. Jones. Gallagher was a cus
torner of Jones, who was a stock broker ol
Bait Itke City. Gallagher ordered Jones t
sell certain stocks nd buy others. Jones die
not do it, and the Utah supreme court decidoc
that he was not bound to obey bis customer's
order. The Unite 1 States supreme court re
versed the Utah court's decision, and deelarec
that a broker is bt t an agent, and that Jotie;
is liable for dania gea; also that the true anc
just measure of di mages Is the highest inter
mediate value which the stock wrongfully con
verted attains uein-eenma conversion and a
reasonable time af 'er 'the owner has received
notice of it to enal le him to replace tho stock.
Naval Record of the War.
Washington Citv, Jan. 22. Secretary
WThitney yesterday sent a letter to Seuatoi
vjimeroii, cnairmm or tne committee or
naval affairs, acknowledging the receipt ol
Cameron s letter enclosing resolutions of tht
headquarters com mandory of the military
order of the loyal legion of the United States,
of Pes Moines, Iowa, in favor of the publica
tion of the naval records of the w ar of tht
rebellion. Secretary Whitney says be is ii
full syinjwithy with the object of the resolu
tions ami urgently commends the subject tc
the attention of congress, as it will riquir
money to do the w oi k, which money should
he promptly suppliod, as many of tho recordt
are in private hauls and each day adds u
the danger of their loss or destruction.
HE CAN NOT VOTE FOR CANNON.
A Joke the Illinois Aspirant for tht
Wasiunuton Citv, Jan. 22 Reprosenta
live Cannon's friei ds are enjoying a story ai
his expense. A New
York hie;n!sr wtt
approached to gaii
his support for ('an
noii in tho speaker
ship tight. He an
iiounevd his opposi
lion, but would giv
no reason for it. M
was pn-ssixl to stati
lis objections f
initisl to Tom Heed;'
axked the friend ol
"Then why arc
you so set acainst oui
"Well," said tho disgusted New Yorker
"if you insist on k towing yo'u shall know, i
am against t'annoii Us-aiise 1 can't stand thi
idea of sitting heretuo years mid facing (
man as homely as lie is That's all there i
TOOK GOOD NEWS TO PANAMA.
on the tli-eat Canal to Go
Ahead A Hopeful Outlook.
Chicaoo, Jan. 2:!. A telegram from Pan
ama, dated Jan 10, says: "MM. Vauxonn
and Boileau arrived to-day from Paris bring
ing good news to the thousands of men at
work on the Pana na canal. It was to the
effect that in all hi mum probability work on
the great enterprise would le continued with
out interruption; that the French people
would subscribe an rther $100,)00,t0ii in ad.li
tion to the vast sums already expended, and
bring the giganti : work to a completion.
These gentlemen report that when they left
France on Christmas Day it was quite evi
dent that the requisite money would be
forthcoming, and they were therefore sent
Iwck to Panama with instructions t
M. Jacquier, tbe resident director, to push
the work steadily on the assumption that thf
new loan would be suWrilicd. The last of
January will definitely decide the fate of tht
?anal as far as France is concerned, says the
iirector here, addii g that work will continue
uteadily until the 2uh inst, under any circum
iitances, and perhaps lieyond that date, fot
there is still sufficient money in the treasury
to keep, the work going for three months.
But if the division of the French sharehold
ers should 1 adverse, the susiwnston will oulj
be temporary, for new elements will stpp ir
and reap where ntb-rs have sown.
It Is well thr.t this news has come so oppor
tunely. The uncertainty which has prevailed
regarding tho xss hie action of the Frenc!
people has put tho motley topulation alon(i
tbe line of the ca ia iu a state of incipient
tumult. An hour iimong this mongrel hordt
gives one an idea of what might happen if this
army of 12,000 reckless men with their femak
followers were turned adrift penniless, for t
get them here they were paid a month in ail
vance. Should the work lie suspended, and
this happen, there will I sorry times on th
The American consul shakes bis head and
says the situation i- grave.
A DASTARDLY ALABAMIAN.
Hl Foul Assault rn a Girl Who Vs on an
I'.rraiul ol Mercy for Him.
Birmingham, Ala., Jan. 22. Yesterday
morning three meu arrived in the city from
Jemisou, Shelby county, forty miles south, in
search of W. It Kennedy, a white man.
Kennedy is marrns I and has several children.
Ijist Friday eSght his wife was very ill, and
he went to the house of a neighbor named
Gray for assistants: Miss Ellen Gray, 1!
years old, volunteered to go and spend tin
night with Mrs. Kennedy. Kennedy and the
young lady left the house together, and when
only a short distant e away he made a crim
inal assault on her. She resisted desjieratoly,
but with several blows on the head he ren
dered bur unconsch us and helpless, and then
accomplished his ptrjiose. He left her lying In
tlie woods, bleeding from several frightful
wounds in the head
It was several b urs before she regained
consciousness, and then she made her way
home, where, weal: from loss of blood, she
fainted liofore she i-ould tell the story of. the
crime. It was late on Saturday lefore Miss
Gray sufficiently recovered to give the par
ticulars of the assaidt, and then Kennedy was
gone. He was seen early on Saturday morn
ing about ten mil from tbe scene of the
crime, making bis way across the country on
foot. Tbe people are terribly aroused, and
searching parties ate scouring the country in
all directions. Miss Gray was so badly in
jured by the blows on ber head that there h
little or no chance t her recovery.
A Call for Grernbackers.
Washington Citt, Jan. 22. Chairman
Geo. A. Jones, of th National Greenback par
ty, has issueda call f ir a conference of National
Greenbackers and t hose who lielieve in pre
serving the name and organization of the
National Greenback party to meet in Wash
ington City at 10 o'clock a. in., Tuesday,
March 5, 1SH9.
In Memo y of Iister.
St. pKTKRSBuno, Jan. 22. Tlie ciar has
presented gold tokens of remembrance to all
of the persons who were present on the occa
sion of the disaster to the iinierial train at
BorkL Tbey consis of miniatures of a sacred
picture which hung iu the dining suloon of
tbe Czar's carriago and which was found
after tbe catastrophe to have been uninjured.
Indignant Scotch Liberals.
Glasoow, Jan. 22. An immense crowd
gathered at tbe rail way station yesterday aft
ernoon to witness and express tbeir opinion
upon tbe departure of Commoner Sheeby for
Ireland, under arrest for violation or the
crimes act. The pclice, fearing trouble, took
the route by water from Greenock and thus
evaded tbe popular outcry against them. A
very largely attended indignation meeting was
held under the auspiecs of the Liberals to de
nounce tbe action o the government in serv
ing Irish warrunta in Scotland, and the excite
ment resultant from Mr. Sheeby's arrest and
removal to Ireland Is intense anil rising.
Killed Himself with a Toy Rine.
St. Paul, Minn., Jan. 22. Frederick
Delancey Holbert, a 17-year-old boy, living
with his mother at 414 Ashland avenue, ac
cidentally shot and fatally wounded himself
with a toy rifle yec erday evening. The de
ceased was studying; for the ministry, and a
few minutes before the shooting he had passed
most successful examination. He was a
nephew of the late Roscoe Conkling and re
lated to other prcminent families in New
I Woman to (lie Rescue.
Our Only Defense from the "Per.
THERE IS A GOOD TIME COMING
When Fair Woman Votes, Says Rev. Olym
pia Brown The Female Sumntge In Kng
land West Virginia Head lock Broken
and Carr tints the Chair Another One In
Pros pert -A Chlcagoan Who Wants to
I'unk for Crn. Harrison.
Washington City, Jan. 23. The principal
address at tbe woman suffrage convention that
opened here yesterday was made by Rev.
Olympia Brown, of Wisconsin, on the subject
of "Foreign Rule." While not opposed tc
foreign immigration, she thought it a mistake
to confer upon foreigners advantages not
given to the native born. Foreigners were al
lowed to vote too soon after reaching thit
country. More men than women came to our
shoi-es In an emigrant train that arrived hi
MihvMikce recently there were 200 men and
only a doen women and alxiutthe same num
lier of children. On the other band, among
the native-born imputation, the women pre
dominated. In Wisconsin the foreign vote wot
larger than the native vote, although the na
tive imputation numliered 912,072 persons
and the foreign population 405,425. As a re
sult the governing jower in the cities and
states was largely foreign. The only safe
guard for American institutions was womar
suffrage. If women were not given the right
to vote the foreign vote would soon outnum
ber the native liorn, and that was why she
said American institutions were on tho verge
of an awful abyss. The Roman Catholi(
church claimed the largest number of adher
ents, and while she had no objection to that
form of religion, yet it was known that, as
was recently the case in Boston, there was s
contest going on in defense of the publk
school system. Already in one town in Wis
eonsin the public schools had been done awaj
with, and the same was threatening anotbei
town. She predicted that in the near future
a contest would have to le waged in defense
of the public school system.
SHiaking of fine of Fred Douglas' speech
in which he told of thesutTerings of his enslaved
race, she said that this slavery was in no de
gree as vile and revolting as that endured bj
women in the Wisconsin pineries. If women
had the ballot, she said, they would wipe out
the brothels from the face of the country.
Women needed the ballot for their own pro
tcetion. A great many women, she said
thought they hud not time to go into thi
movement Ijecause of their church work. They
did not reflect that the church to-day wa.'
mainly composed of women of disenfran
chisel people but if women were Voters that
would no longer lie the case. If woniei
wished to advance the interests of tin
churches they should unite in the suffragi
movement. In conclusion, she predicted that
there would lie no American republic ir
twenty-five years unless women were enf ran
They Voted In England.
New York, Jan. "".The woman's suf
frae state committee has advices that alxmt
2,000,000 women were registered and voted ai
the elections for now county councils last
week in Kuglnnd, S,itland, and Wales.
Many rich, titled, and influential women,
headed by the countess of Sandhurst, hav
united to aid Miss Jane CoNien and others ii
holding the scats to which they have beer
elected in the councils. Ijtdy Sandhurst i i
practically sure, it is asserted, to lie made ai
aldt-niiau of Loudon.
THE REPUBLICAN MECCA.
Callers on lien. Harrison 'Who Have Lit
tle SuKircstion to Make.
iNniANAivus, Jan. 22 Hugo Zeiman
chef of tho Richelieu hotel, of Chicago, caller!
upon Gen. Harrison yesterday. He wants V
lie steward of the White House. Gen. Harri
son informed him tlmt he was not prepared u
say anything definite ujion this subject ut
George Christ, member of the national Re
publican committee for Arizona, was also a
culler. Reside infoi-ming the president-elect
that theottiivrs in that territory could be
fiilisl as creditably by Arizonians as by men
sei:t there from the states, he urged thi
propriety of a law to prevent tbe spread ot
C. K. Michael, of Brooklyn, called to urgt
the selection of William Payne to the office
of public printer. Payne is" foreman of Tb
N'ew York Press office and a prominent man.
it is said, in organized labor circles. In the
course of conversation Gen. Harrison assured
his visiter that he would be glad to give alJ
possible m-oj. nit ion to organized labor, and
would do so whenever he could consistently.
He did not. say, however, that he would make
t he desired appointment
LEGISLATION IN THE STATES.
An Anti-ltlHck-LlstlnR Bill Favorably Re
ported in Indiana.
Indianapolis, Ind , Jan. 22. Among the
bills reported upon favorably at yesterday's
session of the general assembly was one relat
ing to black-listing of discharged employes.
It allows only a truthful statement in writ
ing, and that only by request, as to the cause
of an employe s discbarge. It provides a fine
of f.V)j to $1,000 and liability iu penal dam
ages by a civil action. The senate bill against
trusts was also favorably reported. A resolu
tion ordering the committee on temperance tc
report a bill for a local option law wa
introduced, but promptly table.! by tht
majority. A resolution to amend the consti
tution by making a year's residence necessary
in order to exert-ise the elective franchise, in
stead of six months as at present, wat
Though Lieutenant Governor Robertson
has Ijeeii taid for his services as a member ol
the state board of equalization and for his
presidency of the senate, over which be did
not preside, the Democrats have determined
nol to allow the auditor of state tbe money
thus exjicnded, and he w ill have to make it
good to the state.
Illn't Get to Work Promptly.
Sprinofield, Ills., Jan. 22. There was not
a quorum of senators iu the city yesterday
and only twelve of them showed up in tbe
chanilier. The only business done was the
adoption of a resolution to meet tbe house in
Joint session to-day to vote for a United States
senator. The bouse also bad less than a
quorum. A bill was introduced giving to the
general government free the labor of the pen
fteutiury convicts if it shall agree to build the
caiml from Chicago to the Mississippi river
the Hennepin enterprise.
WEST VIRGINIA DEAD-LOCK
Broken by a " Combine " of Democrats and
Union Labor Meu.
Charleston, W. Va., Jan. 22. At 6:35
last evening the senate dead-lock was broken
by the electiou of R. S. Carr president, ten
Democrats and six Republicans voting for
him. As soon as bis election was announced
tbe senate adjourned for the day. Before tbe
Lresult was reached 121! ballots bad been taken,
and the settlement is looked upon as a sort of
A Savage Bout at Wrestling.
Scraston, Pa., Jan. 22. Pierre defeated
Sorakichi by two out of three falls in a cateb-as-catch-cairmateh
last night. Tbe contest
was a desperate one, tbe men striking each
other blows in their anger. Pierre choked
the Jap in the second liout till blood came
from the nostrils and these tactics weakened
Sorakichi so tiiat he lost both this and the
Sevciity-ISeteu Iudivled and More Coining.
Imhakapolis, Jan. 22. Forty-seven in
dictiuenU were returned by the federal grand
jury yostei-day, making a total of seventy
seven. All of the indictments are for viola
tions of tbe election laws, and the work of
Inveetiitatimr has not been completed
Democratic victory as Carr is a Union Labor
man with Republican antecedents.
The Republicans have nominated Governor
Goff for United States senator. The Demo
crats nave been holding a conference with the
intention of solving it into a caucus, but
owing to tbe opposition which was developed
against Senator Kenna they have been un
able to do so. Eight members are reported
as absolutely refusing to support him should
be be nomlnated.and a repetition of the dead
'ick of two years ago aeems imminent.
A German Disclaimer.
Officers of the Eber Talk About
THE SAN FRANCISCO STORY DENIED
As to All Its Material I'olnts Bismarck
Proposes to Come loan I'ndRrstandinfr
John null and Uncle Sam in Agreement
lor a Wondei The American Position
Germany's "String" of Warships Pith ol
Auckland, Jan. 22. The German war
ship Eber, which left Samoa on the 13th, ar
rived here yesterday. The ollii.-ers denounce
the reports sent from Apia by way of San
Francisco, and declare that the statements re
garding the alleged tearing down of Ameri
can flags, burning houses of Americans, and
firing on British officers are unfounded.
ENGLAND AND AMERICA AGREED.
The Itrilish Government, and the United
Mates Ai tlnj- In Unison.
London, Jan. 22 It is stated upon excel
lent authority that the Knglish government
has decided to uphold the treaty by the pro
visions of which KinopeAu powers are pre
cluded from obtaining or attempting to ob
tain dominance of Somoa. England has been
fully informed of thn views of the American
government on the matter and is in full ac
rd with the opinions held in Washington.
Tbe two governments are agreed that the ac
tion of the agents of Germany iu Samoa is
opposed to tlie letter and spirit if tho treaty
and also violates diplomatic etiquette and en
dangers the good relations so necessury to tbe
presence of Americans and Kuroeans when
dealing with semi l.nrhai ous nations. Dis
patches have l.ecii sent to Berlin couched in
language conveying the foregoing senso of the
The latest news received by Lord Salisburv
from Apia is of a menacing character, and
the admiralty have therefore ordered the
strength of the Pucillc fleet to Im increase.!
immediately hy at least two jioerful vessels.
Count Von llatzfeldt, the German amliassa
dor, had an interview with I ord Salisbury
yesterday afternoon after Mr. Hn-Is had
consulted with lrd Salisbury.
The Chronicle's cories)oiilent at Berlin
learns that Germany will immed lately take
measures to come to an undcrst.-iiidiiig with
tho United States government with regard U
THE SAMOAN CASE STATED
As It 1 Viewed by the State Department
The German Navy.
Washington Citv, Jan. 22 With refer
encetothe troubles in Samoa the state de
partment is in H)ssession of no further fact
than have hes-n maile pulilic. tmt the opinion
is expressed among the officials here that the
Americans who came under the lire of the
(erman guns were ojwating with the forces
of the king against the retiels, and that the
American flag has been improperly used to
shield the forces of the king against the ojier
ations of the German naval otlieers. In the
rebellion against tbe existing government of
Samoa the Americans have taken the side of
the government, while the Germans are sup
porting the reliels. The facts, as far as known
here, show that the German interference and
the shelling of Samoan towns was without
justification. The matter will Ik? thoroughly
investigated by the government, but nothing
can lie done until the entire facts are known.
Such naval vessels as are on tho Pacific
coast will lie ordered to Samoa to care for
American rights. The German navy consists
of about 140 vessels, many of which are mod
em and supplied w ith Krupp guns of large
caliler and long rane. The strength of tbe
navy is put down at is,0n0 men. In addition
to this active force, there is a large reserve of
ships and men corrcrndinfc to the land
wehr.and at the principal home stat ions there
are assembled numerous batteries of heavy
guns of modern fuhiicaiion.
A friend of Secretary Rayard is authority
for the statement, that. "Mr. Rayard has al
ways insisted that the natives of the Samoan
islands should have the privilege of selecting
their own rulr, and maintaining an independ
ent form of government.'
Correspondence on this subject also passed
between Secretary Bayard and Count Bis
marck, and tin rc was a general understand
ing that such a jsilicy should prevail. In the
meantime, it appears that Tamasese has set
himself up as a ruler there. He is said to be
recognized and encouraged by Germany, ip
spite of the fact that King M.iteafa claims to
he the choice ot a large majority of the in
habitants. The state department has thus
far taken no part in tho di:;pute U-tween the
rival rulers, but has stoutly maintained that
the majority should rule in Samoa, without
regard to whether Tamascso or Mataafa is
chosen. The prime object of our government
has lieen to live up squarely to our treaty
obligation with Samoa and at the same lime
protect lln- rights and interests of our citinuis
Failure r a Oilcan" Printing Firm.
CtiiCAiiO, Jan. 22 The Clarke fc Longley
-Printing company, of this city, failed yester
day afternoon, having confess.! judgments
amounting in the nggrcgate to f.sl,0iNi, the
largest creditor lieing the Dearliorn National
liank, of Chicago, for 10. Ttw assets are
valued at $tiO,000, and s insist of machinery,
paper in stock, and valu.ilileclcctrot yics The
firm are the publishers of the weekly aiers
known as The North i-.I.m ii Lumber inan and
The Or ange Judd I'm nier.
A Fatal Pinrllral Jnke.
EltlK, Pa , Jan. 22. As tho iuiimtas of the
Pennsylvania Soldiers home wcrcsitt mgdowii
to supKT last evening John Ijiiiuliin, of Phil
adelphia, pulled the chair out from under
Irfiuis Baichler, of Mahone City, who fell
heavily upon the floor. Blood gushed from
his mouth and nostrils, and be died in a few
minutes Quintan is wild with grief, and has
lieen placed in jail to prevent him from harm
TKe Indianapolis t iuu Peters Out.
IxdianaPOLIS, lnd., Jan. 22. For several
days past the Indianapolis Base Mall club has
lieen threatened with suit by some of its
creditors. At a meeting of the directors yes
terday it was determined to surrender the
franchise. It cost $15,500, and it is exiecteil
to realise this sum and pay alout Tvi vnt.s on
the dollar of the indebtedness. The assets
consist only of thn frunchiso.
Great Strike of Itrakemen (- )-l.
Lata ykttr, InL, Jan. 'J2. A strike of
freight brakemen on tho Ijike Ki ie West
crn railroad nt this point occurred hist night,
and all trains hud to lie abandoned The men
domand 2 cents per mile on thi-iMigh freight
trains. It is claimed that word was sent out
last night to strike all alou Ihu line, from
Liifea, O , to I'eoria, Ills.
Gladstone Will Not Go to li.
London, Jan. 22. Gladstone has informed
the corresKiulent. of The Daily Ne s at Na
ples that he finds tbe air of Naples so invigor
atiug that be has resolved to remain in that
vicinity to tbe end of his stay abroad, without
Lawlrr Gors in for Spelling Reform.
Washington Citt, Jan. 22 Lawler ol
Illinois proposed a concurrent resolution in
the house yesterday directing the pulilic
printer hereafter to drop the letters "ue" at
tlie end of such words as 'epilogue," and th
letters "me" at the end of such words as "pro
gramme; the letter "e'" at the end of such
words as "hyiKu rite;" the letters "te"atth
at tbe end of such words as "coquette," and tc
substitute "f" for "ph" in such words af
A Chicago Correspondent Tlns a Prj.
Washington Citt, Jan. 22. The prize of
t250, offered by tbe Reform club of New
York, for tbe best essay published in a daily
or weekly paper on the relation of the tarifl
to the industries of any given locality, has
been awarded to Fred Perry Powers, Wash
ington Correspondent of The Chicago Herald,
for an article on 1 be relations of tlie tariff to
tbe industries of Chicago.
There ia a good field for missionaries at
TiMcumbia, Miller County, Mo., where
there hat not been a church building af
any kind for forty years.
Charles Bennett, the Detroit back-stop, hat
signed with the Boston Base Ball club for the
The report comes from St Louis that the
room in which Brooks killed Preller in the
Southern hotel is haunted.
It is said among the wiseacres at Indianap
olis that ex Governor Porter will get the
Italian mission when Harrison takes hold.
The comptroller of the currency has author
ized the Iowa State National bank, of Siou
City, la., to commence business, with tlOO,
Tbe Grand Ojiera' house at 8L Paul was
totally destroyed by Are Monday morning.
The building was worth $200,000, and was in
sured for $75,000
Tbe Illinois Central has reduced its yearly
dividend to 5 per cent., and charges it princi
pally to the long-and-sbort-baul clause of tbe
inter-state commerce law.
George A. Pearce, secretary of the Planters'
and Merchants' Insurance company, of Mo
bile, is said to have robbed his employers of
about &V),000. He has levanted.
A man was arrested in Madrid, Spain, Mon
day, having in his possession 4 per cent. Span
ish interior debt bonds with forged titles to
the face value of 2,500,000 francs.
The joint Democratic caucus of tbe New
Jersey legislature Monday night nominated
John B. Mcl'herson for United States sena
tor, by 25 votes to 18 for Leon Abliett.
RcortK received at Denver by mail from
the western part of Colorado show that on
Jan. 15, towns along Rifle Creek were con
siderably damage by two earthquakes.
A man passed through Louisville Monday,
who hail walked from eastern Canada, on hu
way to a Roman Catholic monastery near
Bardstown, Ky. He was doing penance.
By a decision of the United States supreme
court, Monday, tbe lifetime of a patent taken
out in this and another country is extended to
the extreme time to which it may run iu the
During a fit of jealous anger yesterday aft
ernoon, Thomas Preston, aged 24, of Cents
and Hancock streets, Ijermantown, Pa., shot
bis wife Sallie, aged P.), at the residence of
her mother. She is seriousl wounded and
Preston is in jail. '
The highest bid for a pew at the auction of
seats in ur. 1 almage s tabernacle at Brook
lyn, N. Y., Monday, was $500, against $700
last year. Tho total amount realized will
probably fall a little short of last year's to
tal. Hon. Charles J. Brooks, aged , a well
known lawyer of liosten, shot himself dead in
the toilet room of the Quincy bouse, in that
city, Monday, owing probably to financial
reverses iu a ni-ent hotel venture, and ill
health. CRITICISING FORD'S PROPOSITION.
Iti-it ish Commenting on the Proponnd Antl
London, Jan. 22. The proposal of the
United States to strengthen their immigra
tion laws by drastic enactments has stirred up
a good deal of feeling on the subject here,
involving criticism by no means gentle or
fair. Not only is the matter watched
with keen interest in England, but
the question is exciting a similar
degree of conivrn on the Continent. Not
pernais as a measure of retaliation, but as a
means of purifying the moral atmosphere, it
is suggested that the colouies Canada in par
ticularhave recourse to similar legislation
anil thnscloso the gates against theonly classes
who are likely to leave tho United States and
who do leave that country tsith for the coun
try's good and in on ler to keep out of jaiL
The Glolie admits that the bill is a natural
one and jei haps inevitable, but thinks it will
prove to lie an exceedingly serious business
for Europe, and also increase the probability
that the Chimse question will be forced into
unexpected developments, rendering the
greatest of all social problems still more dif
ficult of solution.
round Alter Three Year.
Exktf.r, N. H , Jan. 22. The body of Peter
Tilton, aged 50, a prominent farmer at Hamp
ton Falls, who has lieen missing three years,
was found iu the woods at Hamilton Falls
yesterday hanging to a tree. A revolver,
which he had undoubtedly shot himself with,
was found at the foot of the tree.
A Smah iu Lamp Mini (ilassware.
Chicago, Jan. 22. Grier & Jackson,
wholesale dealers in lamps and glassware, in
this city, confestt'd judgment yesterday for
H,inM in favor of the National bank of
Illinois, and the sheriff took iiosscssiou of the
establishment. The assets are estimated af
Have to Pay lor Their Hoy cot I,
Cincinnati, Jan. 22. Parker ISro.'s build
ing contractors, who have been boycotted by
ine urn slayers union or tins city, wore
awardtsl $ i,70,) damages against the union by
a jury csieriiay aitcrnisin.
The Weather tVe May Kipwt.
Wasih soton t'lTV. .Ian. 22. The indications
for thirty-six hours from p. in. yesterday are
as follows: For Illinois and Indiana- Fair,
warmer weather; southerly winds. For Mil h
iiian and Wisi onsiu (ienerally fair, warmer
weal her; whiils heeominK soul herly. For Iowa
Fair. met wc.-ilher: variable v nets gen
erally soul hei l . veel itu; to westerly.
Now tilils. Here's Your Chance.
Ann Akhkk, Mich., Jan. 22. James L
Babcock, the bachelor who is to have $500,
000 if he complies with Luther James' will
and marries within live years, is out in a card
in which he di-i-l.-i'cs that, be will select his
wife by moans of a competitive examination
All the letters have lieen liled, and in due
time all the writers will be notified to appear
and l examined as to general health, into!
ligence, beauty, age. disposition, etc.
Wants Him Where He Can lo Mini (Sood
London, Jan. 'J2. The duke of Norfolk is
expected to arrive in Koine soon. He is stfll
desirous of taking holy orders, but it is un
derstood that the poe objects to his doing so
as he dis not. wish his grace to aliandon his
position at the British court, in which ca
pacity he is capable of rendering greater
service to the holy see than as an ecclesiastic.
Chicaoo, Jan. 31.
Following weretthe quoatations on the
board of trade to day: Wheat-No. 2 Febru
ary, opened . HtMed W?r: Mav. opened
$1 14. Hosed Sl.in'; .luly. opened St!c. closed
SfJ'V- t Wn - No. 8 February, iK:iid and closed
MHjc; Mart It. Aliened X4C. closed sr-Sftc;
May. niieiied :t74c closed -?io. Oats No.
2 Fehruni y o-nisl . closed STi-tjr; May,
opened 27c, dosed STHe. Pork-February,
oivnisl and closed $l2.:r. March, tijiened
closed 1 12.111; May. on-tied JI.S, closed
tl-.flt) Uird Fetnuaiy, oieiied $".7216. closed
The Union stock yards reports the following
prices- Ite's-.M.-iikct openis-l fairly active
and linn: f es fusion hiKher; MkIiI (trades,
$ 'Mrd 15; tough parking, $1 .KV(4-W; mixed
lots, t ik&."..0;': heavy packing and shipping
lots, $1 U.V.Ylr. Cuttle- Steady; beeves, S3.0U
ui.4.K;l; bu'.k. SI S"f'64.ll; cows. $lJiOfea.l; stonk
ets. $2-.iic,.l."iil Sheep Slow; weaker: native
mill ton-., sa..tfM Wl; mi stein corn-red, ft.tOjj,
4 70; lambs, f.i lUc.iUiil. -
Produce: Bin ler - Fancy Eli;ln creamery,
2.V&-M tier lb.; fancy dairy. l iftlTc; packing
stock. .Ur. F.utf -Strictly fresh laid. 15
tr!r".; ice-house slock not wanted. Dressed
poultry-4'hii'krns. 7&3V4:. per pound; turkeys,
luailc; tliicks, lftftllc. geese. $u.:itl7.(M per
do.. Potatoes Choice Iturhanks. SIK&tlc per
hu.; Kearny of Hebron, 3l(&;k-.; Karly Kose,iJc..;
sweet' il aloes. l.7.jS.iM per bbl. Apples
Choice Kicrtnni;. f I iVl.b.' per bbl. Crau
lien i,- K'ti'jUi iii IM-r bbl.
New York, Jan, a.
Wheat Fa-iier; No I ted state, $l.0T; No. 2
do . '.V--: No. a ml wiuinr February, 076r.;
do. Match, do .May. M.ldtc. Corn-
Dull; No. ;2 mixed. 4(Wj cash: do. January,
44c.; do Ft-liiiiitiy. 44Hc; tin. March. 45toc.
Oats-Hull; No. I white state, :c.; No. 2 da
l40.; No 2 limed January. IllJ Jc.; do. Febru
ary. :Kc.. Kye -Dull. Barley Nominal. Pork
-Dnll; new mess, $14.tJOai4jrN 1-ard -Kaijicr;
January. $".; February, $".".
Live Stock: Cattle Trailing fatrlv l.-rv.
market closed moderately Urm; common to
" nanve sieers, ).ouiaa.uij ft imj Da; bulls
and dry cows, $2.1o&ViO. Sheep and Imbs
f)ull and easier for Hhiwu- ilr unH in- -...
lambs; sliaeu, (4.UU&5.75 V 1W tfcs; iambs, Uty
Hay Upland prairie, $7(8.88.
tty Tfmotoy new 7&8.go.
Hay-WUa, :($ j
Ooslr-Haft Us : Iuu a M.00
'HERE is no class of persons
J, the quality of the soap used
men or persons of limited income. Three dollars per year saved in
the cost of soap is more than likely t result in fifty dollars worth
of damage to the articles it is used upon. Professor Cornwall, of
Princeton College, says, "The Ivory Soap is of great purity and
"more than average cleansing power." A word to the wise is
A WORD OF WARNING.
There are many white soaps, each represented to be "Just as pooJ as tht; 'Ivory';"
they ARE NOT, but like all counterfeits, lack the peculiar and remarkable qualitiei
of the genuine. Ask for "Ivory" Soap and insist upon getting if.
Copyright 1&M, ly rrm-tcr A iiamble.
The finest carriages and buggies in IRvFH "H'iil
the city can be had at any boor C v ; j-'
of the dsy or night. IrjMil
L. O. SNIDER. Prnntr. .S$la iffcifesv
Ro. !! Third Arvnue
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ON LY S2.00 .A. JJOZHJJNr.
CAinEAT Photos on a Toboggan Slide,
AT THE VIENNA PHOTOGRAPHIC STUDIO,
i,d have mine of the latest novelties of the -ason.
UAKELIEK, Proprietor and Artist
No. 1728, Second ave., Gayford'a old studio, over McCalv's.
RUGS and MATS f
ASTONISHING LOW PRIClS.
L. W. PETERSEN. 212 West 2nd St., Davenpor,
in t arpet and Wall Pper Store.
JOHN VOLK & CO.,
Sash, Doors, Blinds,
Siding, Flooring, Wainacoating and all kinds of Wood
Work for Builders,
EigUteenth St., between Third and Pourtli avenae,
Plumtoing, Steam and Gas Pitting
Kn wles' 8team Pumps, Inspirators and Ejectors,
rfrougbt, CM ud LmlA Pipe, Pipe Tilting tod Br&si Goods of cwr der1ptio
Rubber Eom and Packing of all kind, Drala Tile and Sewer Pip.
Oflc and 8bop No. S17 Eighteenth. St., ROCK ISLAJfD. Ill
who should pay more attention to
upon their clothing than salaried
iron Fire Place.
Something New and Valuable.
Tin- Alilino is ronstrur-ted on srifn
tiflt" prin' -iph-s Unlike sny other gmt.
it Iihs a ii-uirn iItmH; thin insures Alow
ar.il petfi ct ri-mtuistion. fronomy of fuel,
perfict vrn'ilittinn, tlistriluition of heat
mill t'qunliz'xtinn of ti niperature frnm
fl.or to rpi'.itvj. Uorns hrd or soft
roftl, aril Imn tive tinn-s the heutinp en
purity of any r.thi-r crate on the mirki t
Call or PXMir.iiio or si-ml for rirrnLr
Riving f;ill infurmntion
DAVIS & CAM!'. .A-.nts
nnvcppi rt. Iw
, - . , rfr'.'r.A. "Vi.il i;i""'l-WK.a.
Sterling Silver M Plated Ware,
GoM-IIen'letl Canes, Spectacles
Other Optical Goods
No. 1827 Second .Avenue.