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THE raOQK mi?AKD ARGTTP, TUESDAY APRIL 2, 1889.
THE DAILY ARGUS
JOHN W. POTTER.
Tcksdit, April 2, 1889.
UE-IOCKATTC CITY TICKET. ,
For Mayor FREDERICK HAPS
For City Attorney WILLIAM WoKVIRY
For OIiy Clsrk HEVRV M. ABBIL
For City Treasurer Wd.UAM L. ASTER
ror Police Magistrate. .;....IISKY C. WIVILL
FlmtWard M. R CATCHER
.eeonl Wrd OAVID UL4M
Third Ward DANIEL CORKBN
Fmirth Ward FRANK ILL
fifth Ward JJHN PKNDBR
Sixth Ward D. J. SKARS
HTdth Ward J. E . LAR-IN
DEMOCRATIC TOWNSHIP TICKET.
For Supervisor BASILI03 WINTBR
For Assistant Supervisors,
JOHN W. ROCHK. VALENTINE DAUBER,
UIUKQt JU.Mt). J Oil r. JWC1D.
For Assessor JOHN BAROR
For Collector PETER FREY
For Justices of the Peace,
THOMAS J. MEDIIX, Jr. B. H. KIMBALL
JAMES K. KBIDY. JOHN FLANAOAN
Where ta KlnlTarott.
The retiring firm of Heiple & Portman
paid tun fltnee during the past ten years,
not less than $2,500 for advertising and
the boys have retired with a nucr little
fortune. O. It. Ilornlsli & Sons have
paid us nearly or quite as much in the
same length of time and there is not a
business- in the city that enjoys a bettor
trade than this Arm. lou rosy take the
list through and according to the amount
of advertising sr has been the success.
- Washington is not a very large town,
but is quite evident that those who adver
tise there do a successful business. So it
is everywhere. People shun a business
house that does not advertise just as
quickly as the general public does the
private house marked "small pox." It is
thought that "Tascott," the murderer, is
in some store that does not advertise
For this is the only place that the people
do not know of.
Geo. II. Ballou, city editor of the Dav
enport Democrat- Qatette, has been lying
critically ill for two weeks with a corns
plication of troubles, not the least of
which is an old army wound received
while at the front.when be was left upon
the field for rictid, the bullet remaining in
bis body to this day. Mr. Bullou is the
ablest, roost successful and oldest in
point of service city editor in Hawk
eyedora, the columns under his care
abounding in graphic and inicresting ac
counts of local events and happenings.
In a city as devoid of excitement or sen
sation as Davenport, it rt quires a man
possessed of no small imaginary gift to
at all times load the city pat'e up to the
standard, yet "George" as he is famil
iarly and affectionately known, has not
been failing in this regard either, not
withstanding that be possesses that
sterling characteristic of all good news
paper men a conscience. May he be
spared to enlighten the good people of
Davenport for many years to come, is the
prayerful wish of everybody.
At the Theatre.
Whenever Fred E. Wright desires to
visit Rock Island with his Gorman Spec
tacular minstrel combination he may be
sure that he will be greeted by a large au
dience. The entertainment last night
was one of the best in the way of min
strelsy ever seen in Rock Island. The
Gormans are originators of novelty in
the happy art of burnt cork perform
ances. Minstrelsy is, as a rule, as de
void of novelty as a parrot is of horse
sense, but the Gormans have exercised
their wits in giving us something that is
refreshing and startling. The special
ties were many, the hits bright and with
out savor of "chestnut." The female
impersonation of Billy Lyons was ODe of
the most pronounced tits of the entire
performance, while "Gov." Ad. Ryan
kept the bouse in a roar of laughter from
the time be appeared until he left the
The company has made a decided de
parture in the omission of the always
popular first part the pyramid, and the
substitution of a sort of musical medley,
which, though very clever, does not fill
the bill f the pyramidal arrangement of
the artists, which is regarded by many as
the best feature of genuine old time
minstrelsy. In the introduction of new
acts the best of the old ones should not
be entirely discarded. The after piece,
the "Pasha of Bagdad," was good.
Statb of uhto, City of Toledo,
Lucas County, 8. S. f
Frakk J. Cheney makes oath that be
is the senior partner of the firm of F. J.
Cheney & Co., doing buriness in the
city of Toledo, County and State afore
said, and that said firm will pav the sum
of ONE HUNDRED DOLLARS for each
and every case of Catarrh that cannot be
cured by the use of Hall's Catarrh
Cube. FRANK J. CHENEY.
Sworn to before me and subscribed in
my presence, this 6th day nf December,
A. D., -80. A. W. GLEASGN,
Hall's Catarrh Cure is taken internally
and acts directly upon the blood and
mucus surfaces of the system . Rend for
testimonials, free. F. J. CHENEY &
CO.. Toledo, O.
"Sold by druggists, 75c.
Ths Stomach Distils Acids.
These, if existent in a natural quantity,
and unvltiated by bile, play their part in
the functions of digestion and assimilas
tion. But the artificial acid resulting
from the inability of the stomach to con
vert food received by it into sustenance,
is the producer of flatulence and heart
burn, which are the most harrassing
symptoms of dyspepsia. The best
carminative is Hostetter's Stomach Bit
ters. Far more effective is it than car
bonate of soda, magnesia or other alka
line salt. These invariably weaken the
stomach without producing permanent
benefit. No man or woman chronically
dyspeptic, and consequently nervous, can
' be in possession of the full measure of
Igor allowed by nature. Therefore, in
vigorate and regulate the system, and by
so doing protect it from malaria, rheu
mstism and other serious maladies.
Aa Imperative necessity.
What pure air is to an unhealthy local
ity, what spring cleaning is to the neat
housekeeper, so ts Hood's Barsaparilla to
everybody at this season. The body needs
to be thoroughly renovated, the blood
purified and vitalized, the germs of dis
ease destroyed. Scrofula, salt rheum
and all other blood disorders are cured by
Hood's Barsaparilla, the most popular
and successful spring medicine.
Senators Going Home.
The President's Business with
Them About Concluded.
GOSSIP ABOUT THE HAL-STEAD CASE.
Hie Appointment Urged Daring Recess
Chairman Huiton Geta the United States
Treasurershlp Other Appolntmenta and
Conflrmatlone An Illlnoia 8enator'a
Temptation Oberly'a Prospects The
Alaska Governorship Teller Favor
Open Eseeutive ftmslons A Tribute to
Washington City, April a The senate
agreed iu secret setelen yesterday, so it is re
ported, to adjourn to-day. President Harri
son has sent in about 350 nominations since
March 6, all of which, with a few exceptions,
have been reported from committee, and will
have been eon firmed before adjournment.
Of the offices yet to be filled the most im
portant are the comtnissionership of the gen
eral land ofllee and the post of public printer.
It is believed that they will be filled within
a few days. Editor Oaborne, of The Los
Anguine Evening Expresses believed to be the
man soleoted for public prtnter, but no satis
factory guess cau be made as to the land com
missioner. Most of the senators will gladly
welcome the respite from public cares for a
season, having been in practically continu
ous session since Dec. 4, 1887, and will take
the earliest opportunity to 1m ve the city.
The appointment of a successor to Minister
Pendleton will probably be made within a
short time after the close of the special session
of the senate, and the present indications
point to the reappointment of Mr. Halstead,
provided that gentleman will consent to trv
his luck again when the senate comes to con
sider the nomination more calmly next win
ter. Secretary Blaine, Senator Sherman,
and other friends of Mr. Halstead have ad
vised the president to reappoiut Mr. Halstead,
and Democratic senators have intimated a
willingness to allow the nomination to be
confirmed next .winter. They stood by
Senator Payne as far as cirstamstances
required, and should the nomination
be submitted to them at the regu
lar session more Democrats would vote
with the administration senators. Some
republican who are friendly to Halstead
say his newspaper has entered upon a cru
sade against the Republican senators, which
will make his confirmation an impossibility,
and besides be would not care to go abroad
with the stigma of one rejection and the
chance of another. The gossips are discuss
ing the probability of the nomination of
William Walter Phelps or John A. Kunson,
both friends of Blaine and commissioners to
the Berlin conference, or of some Ohio man
to be suggested by Senator Sherman.
Charlie Harris, or ''Carl Pretnel," aa the
funny newspaper writer of Chicago calls him
self, may as well know now aa any time that
he is not groins; to be governor of Alaska un
der this administration. Nor do Judge Oil
more, of Woodstock; Senator Fuller, of Bel
videre, or any of the candidates who have
been bustling so lively for the ofllce stand
much show. Jn fact it is almost settled that
ex-Missionary Brady, a resident of Alaska
for ten years, and at present engaged in
mercantile business at Sitka, will be selected
by the president to succeed Governor Swine
ford. Brady, it is urged by his friends, knows
moro about Alaska and its natives than any
other white uiau, and that consequently be is
eminently qualified to discharge the duties of
The appointment sent to the senate yester
day included the following:
James Huston, of Indiana, treasurer of the
Ellis H. Roberts, of New York, assistant
treasurer at New York.
William F. Wharton, of Massachusetts, as
sistant secretary of state.
George H. Shields, of Missouri, assistant
attorney general, vice Richard Montgomery,
M. Bradford Prince, governor of New
Also James E. Kelly, receiver of public
moneys at Blopniington, Neb ; Louis A.
Walker, Secretary of Montana; William W.
Juukin, of Fairfield, la., Indian inspector;
Agent for Indians diaries A Ashley, of
New York, at L'heyenno and Arapahoe
agency, Indian territory; Charles It. A.
Scobey, of Montnna.Fort Peck agency, Mon
tana; Dmry K. Burchett, marshal of the
United States, district of Kentucky, and a
few army and navy promotions.
The confirmations were: Lewis Wofley,
governor of Arizona; Charles F. Aslfley,
agent of the Cheyeuno and Arapahoe agency,
I. T. ; William K. Juukin, Indian inspector;
James E. Kelly, receiver of public moneys,
Bloomineton, Neb. ; Louis A. Walker, secre
tary of Montana; James N. Huston, treasurer
of the united States; E. H. Rolwrts, assistant
treasurer at New York city; Edwin H. Ter
rill, minister to Belgium; John T. Abbott,
minister to Colombia; Charles R. A. Scobey,
agent at. Fort Peck, M. T., Indian agency.
Postmasters: Illinois F. A. Freer, Gales
burg; C. A. Devliu, Spring Valley; S. A.
Ballou, Naperville; H. J. Depue, Lacon; J.
H. Moore, Charleston. Ia.; O. I. Long, Man
son; J. B. Ilungerford, Carroll.
George Shields, of St Louis, nominated to
be assistant attorney general for the interior
department, combines the double qualifica
tion of being a warm personal friend of Sec
retary Noble and a lawyer of high repute
and large practice. Politically his family di
vides like the famous Taylor brothers of
Tennessee, who were rival candidates for the
governorship three years ago. George's
brother is chairman of the state Democratic
committee and has been the Democratic can
didate for state senator. George has been
the candidate of his party for associate just
ice of the state supreme court. Each brother
has in turn taken the stump against the oth
James N. Huston was born near Green cas
tle, Pa., about 1832. His father moved to
Connersville, Ind., and -engaged in the bank
ing business, amassing quite a large fortune,
which James iuherited. For the last ten or
twelve years the latter has been at the bead
of tne bunking institution which his father
established, besides being largely interested
in agricultural matters, owning and oper
ating several large farms. He has served
several times in the state legislature. Iii 1S80
be was chosen chairman of the Republican
state coniniitte. He took an active part in
the presidential campaign.
John H. Oberly is not likely to be dis
turbed for some time yet In fact there are
some reasons for supposing that the president
is so well satisfied with Mr. Olierly's record
as commissioner of Indian affairs that be
may decide not to make a change. Scores of
societies throughout the country and a great
many individuals who are interested in the
civilization of the Indian are urging that he
be retained, even though ha is a Democrat
Senator Cullom says he has lieeii given to
understand that the president has not even
considered the appointment of a successor to
"There is a report going the rounds that TV.
TV. Dudley is to be appointed consul to Liv
erpool. Temptations are not infrequen tly thrown
in the way of great public men. V Yesterday
morning (Senator Farwell receive,! a letter
from a young German who resides in a small
town near Chicago. The writer wants to
appointed to a consulship in his native towi
in Germany, and asks the senator to recom
mend him to the president In the way or
an inducement be promises to send Mr. Fa;"
well $U5 just as soon as he receives official
notice of his appointment, and agrees nyl to
mention the money matter to any one. JTbe
man will remain at home.
The following western fourth-class post
offices were assigned yesterday to the presi
dents! class and the postmasters will here
after be appointed by the president: Grand
Ledge, Grayling, Hertford, Clare, and Glad
stone, Mich; Hinsdale, Ills., and Alto, la.
The way for the appointment of Capt
Meredith, of Chicago, to be chief of the bu
reau of engraving and printing was made
easy yesterday by the resignation of the pres
ent rhief or the Bureau, E Iward 6. Graves.
Chief Graves has resigned to take effect May
1, and has i;one west on a leave of absence.
Ojten Sessions Advocated.
Washington City, April a Teller offered
a resolutiot in the senate yesterday provid
ing that all executive sessions for the con
sideration of nominations be held with open
doors. He said be believed that the practice
of secret tensions for this purpose was bring
ing the sent te into disrepute and in a meas
ure Justify! lg the charge that senators were
afraid to express tbeir views in public. The
resolution went over, as did a reso
lution to the effect that the sen
ate has learned with profound sor
row of the r eath of John Bright, and "de
sires to join with the parliament of bis own
country In I aying a grateful tribute to one
who, during his long public life, was con
spicuous in 1 is devotion to the cause of free
dom and humanity." The committee ap
pointed to wait upon the president reported
that after yesterday he would have no
other messages to the nate except of a
formal chare cter to fill vacancies as they oc
cur. Certain committees were authorized to
sit during ress, and after an executive ses
sion the senate adjourned.
THAT CENTENNIAL QUADRILLE.
The Wrong; Man Selected to Represent the
Washingtjn City, April 2. Maj. Asa
Bird Gardnet, the retired judge advocate of
the army, who was selected by Wrard Mc
Allister to represent the navy in the grand
cotillion to be danced at New York during
the Washington inaugural centennial cere
monies, called on Secretary Tracy yester
day, in company with members of the cen
tennial committee from New ork. -io much
dissatisfaction has been expressed by naval
officers at the appointment of Maj. Gardner
that the latter thought it expedient to consult
with Secreta -y Tracy concerning the mat
ter and see if some arrangement by which
the dissatisfaction might be quieted could
not be effected.
It was genei ally agreed at the conference
that a retired jude advocate of the army
was not the pi oper person to represent the
navy on such an important occasion, taking
precedence, as would be the case, of the ad
miral and all other naval ofuc .. Naval
officers have fc It very much slighted and not
a little amused at Maj. Gardner's appoint
ment, and lor i bis reason, aud on account of
the manner in which the navy has been ig
nored, the sec -etai-y thought it proper for
Maj. Gardner to resign and allow some
officer of the nuval service to take his place.
Maj. Gardner c heorf ully agreed to this.
Admiral Por er will be invited to repre
sent the navy i.i the cotillion, and should be
decline to do so some other prominent naval
officer will lie selected.
NATIONAL FINANCIAL EXHIBIT.
The llebt Keel jetion During March Be-
relpt mul Expenditures.
AVashinoton City, April 2. Tho reduc
tion in the public debt during March amounted
to $1.1,tii).'t.tVV, and for the first nine months
of the current fiscal year, $50,900,01M. The
total debt, le-ss ctsb in the treasury, amounts
to $1.1 U.rtS3,Htii The net cash or surplus in
the treasury is ;-&4,OUo,3M, against 4S,O90,
15a a mouth ago The gold fund balance iu
the treasury has increased about 1 1,600,000
during the post i umth, aud now amounts to
$)97,bT4,4Jl; aw: the silver fund balance, ex
clusive of f 0,1100 .coo in trade-dollar bullion,
has decreased about $730,000, aud now
amounts to $ J0,7 W.o-U
Government receipts during March were
$31,01S,WH, aga nst $3e,So7,S73 in March,
18. Receipt t -oni all sources for the first
nine months of the current year aggregate
$4i6,2y4,414, or 13,000,000 more than for the
corresponding mouths of the preceding fiscal
year. Custo-.ns receiptsand internal revenue
receipts were eac h about $3,000,000 heavier
during the past nine mouths than during the
first three-quarters of the preceding fiscal
year, while reetipt from miscellaneous
sources were $3,0'io,000 less.
Expenditures diring the past month were
l7,3!3.oSi, or about $o0,OU0 more than in
March, lt&S. Ex ienditures for the past nine
months were $23 918,31, or nearly $40,000,
000 more than du -ing the three-quarters oi
the preceding fisce i year.
REFERRED IT TO CARLISLE.
The Es-Hpeaker Itecldes a Parliamentary
Point for Texas Statesmen.
Washington City, April 2 Lieutenant
Governor Wheeler, as president of the Texas
state senate, has submitted to ex-Swaker
Carlisle a question on which he desires the
Keutuoky parliamentarian to. rule, aud yes
terday telegraphed him as follows: "The
senate passed a oill classifying railroad
freight into teu classes. In one class the
maximum rate was fixed ou cotton. The
house defeated that bill. The house hat
passed and sent to the senate a bill fixing the
maximum rate only on cotton.
After a bill has been considered and de
feated by either he use of the legislature, no
bill containing the same substance shall be
passed into a law during the tuuue sessiou.
"The point of or ler has been raised that
the senate can not pass into law the cotton
bill of the house. I low would you hold!"
The speaker repl.es that under the state
constitution the hou-e bill could not become
A Call from .Fupuuese Prluces.
Washington Crrf, , April 2. Prince and
Princess Takehahito, of Japan, called on
President Harrison yesterday. To-night the
president and Mrs. Harrison will tender
them a sjiecial reception at the president's
mansion. The meni)rs of the cabinet, jus
tices of the supreme court, senators and rep
resentatives, oil! cars of the army and navy,
and members of thf diplomatic corps have
been invited, and w. 11 participate in the re
ception. The Prince of Wa es has accepted an in
vitation to dine with Mra J. W. Mackay.
SPRING STRIKES ARE ON.
Carpenters and Other Workmen Uultttng
Work In 8 veral Cities.
Syracuse, N. Y., April 2. The different
branches of the Carpi nters' union aDd Join
ers' aud Builders' unii n in this city ordered
its memlier to quit work Monday at 5 p. m.
and hereafter to work only nine hours for a
lay's work. Each union man must also
work for not less then S2 cents an hour
nd must not work wii h non-union men.
The boss carpenters have issued the follow
ing notice: "The emplc yers of carpenter and
Joiner lalwr will not retain in our employ
ny man who will not labor ten hours for a
day's work, and that .ch employer will set
tle with bis employe individually." The
bosses say that if the men refuse to work ten
hours they will have to leave their places.
Nkw York, April 2. The Framers' union
met Sunday and decided that a demand
should be made for the equalization of
wages in this city, I rocklyn and Jersey
City. An agreement binding the employers
to pay 40 cents per honr for day work and
double price for overtime and Sunday work
was accordingly submitted yesterday morn
ing to the bosses who bid not already signed
an agreement in accord with these terms.
The agreement is binding until May 1 next
Ho iar about twenty-fivs of the largest em
ployers have agreed to the demands of the
men. About ISO men ai alreadv out
The German Painters' union started their
demand for a uniform rate of $3.50 for nine
hours work per day. O.' the 1,100 members
of the union, about 400 at e getting that figure.
Yesterday morning thf bosses wore asked,
in snops where only $3 was being paid, to
grant the increase. Tie demand was in
several instance grantel, but over twenty
employers refused to x ncede the terms de
manded by the men.
Chicago, April 2 Tileirrams from Buf
falo and St Louis state that the union car
penters of those cities a ruck work Monday
for nine hours a day. A jout 1,600 are out in
BMffalo and 1,00 in St luuis.
Dknvkr, Colo., April 2. Over 200 paint
ers struck yesterday f.ir a reduction of
hours from nine to eight, with same pay per
day as heretofore The mployers have tele
graphed east for men.
Emerson tnd Couchman, two farmers
living near the Potomac, cutting down a
tree, discovered in a bo How In it a pack
age of 96,000 in national bank notes.
Women'at the Polls.
Detroit's New Departure at a
F Alii "WOMAN HUSTLING FOE VOTES.
An Attempt to "Stand Them Off" on the
Question of Their Ag- Moats with a 1M
paal Failure Mary Brady's Experience
One of the Sex Successful Result In
the State Prohibition Mayor Defeated
Returns from Numerous Towns.
Detroit, Mien., April 2. Alight vote was
polled in the state election yesterday. Grant,
the Republican candidate for justice of the
supreme court, is elected by about 15,000
plurality, and the Republicans elect the re
mainder of their state ticket by about the
same figures. Considerable interest attended
the charter election in Detroit, owing to the
fact that for the first time women were al
lowed to vote for school inspectors, and oue
of them Mrs. Parsons was elected. The
ladies were quite active at the polls, and a
considerable number exercised their newly
granted privilege of voting.
In two instances the woman were indorsed
by oue of the old parties. The women ware
a little backward about electioneering at
first, but watched the men work, and soon
caught on, and before the day was over bad
the business down fine. They could lean up
against the sunny side of a building with as
much nonchalance as a man. The women
voting was almost all done in the even num
bered wards, where the better class lives.
About the polls in the Fourth ward were
gathered many enthusiastic women workers.
Here was the best organization of women in
the city. They had carriages to send for
those whodid not come as expected and a list
of registered women voters. They cbsecked
off those who voted and kept track of
the delinquents. The Twelfth ward showed
a banner vote by the women. Two women
workers were at the polls with hand bills
pinned on tbeir breasts, which set forth the
advantages of voting for the woman candi
dates. They both said that they were not
altogether pleased with the work.
When the poll of the Tenth ward opened
W-illiam Stuart said he would have fun with
the female voters. When first they went to
deposit their ballots Stuart challenged them
on the age qualification. There was no doubt
about their being old enough to vote, but
they took the glove thrown down to them and
each swore to her age. 'We are old enough
to vote," they said, "and are ready to swear
that we are 21 years old." Stuart subsided
and was laughed at by the men.
In the Sixth ward, when Mary Brady came
to voUt she encountered a gang of ward pull
ers, who laughed at ber, said she was no citi
zen, could not vote, and told her to go home.
She tried to fight her way through iu fine
style, but gave up and started back. A po
liceman went after her and Mary went
through holding the policeman by the arm.
In the Second ward a pleasant-faced woman
was working for the woman candidate, and
tried to get tiie opposition candidate to vote
for th- woman. In the Fourteenth ward
Miss Newberry, a woman worker, said: "I
am not all carried away with the work, but
guess I can stand it It seemed a little
strange to approach strange men at first, but
I am getting used to it Yes, it is a little
strange to help bold up a building, but then
I suppose it is part of the work."
Grand Rapids, Mich., April 2. The Re
publicans yesterday elected Charles W. Wat
kins mayor by 14 plurality over Representa
tive John Klllean, and also the city clerk,
and the Democrats the remainder of the
Holland, Mich., April 2 The Repub
licans lost their mayor, marshal, and several
aldermen. It was a victory for the Demo
crats. Dr. Kremer, for mayor, has 87 ma
jority. Cold water, Mich., April 2. The entire
Republican city ticket was elected by major
ities ranging from 60 to 1,000. The amend
ment increasing the governor's salary was
Saginaw City, Mich., April 8 The entire
Democratic ticket was elected in both Sagi
naws, but by largely decreased majorities.
Niucs, Mich., April 2. The Democratic
ticket was elected; T. G. Beahr, mayor, and
Worth Lander recordor.
Itesult of the Cluclnnatl Election.
Cincinnati, April 2. The interest in yes
terday's election was occasioned by the move
ment led by Daniel Stone to strictly enforce
the law regarding the sale of beer on Sunday.
The contest resulted in the electiou of a
mixed ticket, four Republicans and four
Democrats. Mosby, Republican, for mayor,
has a plurality of about 500. Noyes for
judge of the superior court, Hortzman for
city solicitor, and Zieglor for treasurer were
elected. The Democrats who won were Ste
vens for comptroller, Ermston for police
judge, Corcoran for prosecuting attorney of
the police court, and Hocker for infirmary
director. Stone, the citizen's candidate for
mayor, received about 7,400 votes.
Bloominoton, Ills., April 2. Jacob Ja
coby antl Louis B. Thomas were elected
members of the board of education.
Saleii, 111-, April 2. The city election
here resulted in a sweeping anti-license vic
tory, every ward going dry by majorities
ranging from 5 to 80. The result means no
saloons here for a period of at least two
Canton, Ilia, April 2. The anti-license
party elected three of the four aldermen, the
city marshal, and street supervisor, The ma
jority against license was 10. Newton Ellis
was elected mayor on the citizens' ticket
Evajnsville, Ind., April 2. The city elec
tion here yesterday resulted in the election of
the entire Democratic ticket with the excep
tion of two Republican members of the com
mon council. Goodlett, Dem., for mayor has
a majority of 150.
A Saloon-Closing- Mayor Defeated.
KEOKUK, la., April 2. Meyor John N. Ir
win, Rep., who closed the saloons one year
ago, was defeated in the city election for
mayor yesterday by 155 majority. The con
test was on the enforcement of the prohib
Female Cyclists at Chicago.
Chicago, April 2. A contest of a novel
and exciting nature will take place at Bat
tery D, this city, the third week in April
The female bicyclists who recently raced in
New York, Philadelphia and Omaha will con
test a thirty-eix-bour race of six hours per
day for cash prizes and gold medals.
A Jury In the "Q" Conspiracy Cases.
Geneva, Ills., April 2. After nearly a
week's examination, a jury was selected yes
terday to try George Godding and Thomas
Broderick for the alleged "Q" conspiracy.
Informer Bowles was the first witness. His
evidence was substantially the same as that
given by him against Baureisen.
NEW THING IN LOCOMOTIVES.
It Makes a Run of Four Times the Usual
Distance In Fast Time.
Buffalo, N, Y., April 2. A party of
New York journalists, representing all the
New York morning papers, the Associated
Press aud the United Press, arrived lost
night over the Erie road from Jersey City in
a Pullman car attached to the regular day
express. The party was jointly the guests
of the Strong Locomotive works, of Philadel
phia, and the Erie Railroad company. The oc
casion was the testing of a new aud improved
locomotive built by the Strong company ,
and with which it was proposed
to make the entire run 43 miles, the
longest ever made by a single engine. The
ordinary runs of locomotives do not as a rule
exceed much more than 100 miles. This new
production of mechanical art exceeded the
expectations of the most sanguine. - It was
subjected to the severest test during the run,
and proved itself to be a vast improvement
on the engines now used. At several points
it exhibited a high rate of speed, some parts
sf the journey being made at the rate of over
mile a minute. It arrived here exactly on
time, and will be used on the return trip.
Rode to Their Doom.
Two Tramps Caught in a Rail
PINNED IN A CAE AND BOASTED.
A Frightful Divaster on the Baltimore and
Ohio The Engineer Saves Himself and
the Fireman by a Deoperate Dash for
Safety Over a Tottering Bridge A
Farmer Loset Four Out uf Six Children
Baltimore. April 2. The Sun's, special
from Wheeling, W. Va., says: One of the
most disastrous accidents that has occurred
on the Baltimore and Ohio for a long time
was reported from CJpmeron, Marshall coun
ty, at an early hour yesterday morning.
Two men were roasted to death and a third
wounded, and seventeen freight cars were
demolished and burned. The accident oc
curred at the bridge crossing Hart's run, five
miles east of Cameron. Fast freight No. 88,
in charge of Conductor William Dean, west
bound, rounded the sharp curve just east of
the bridge at 2:80 o'clock. The engineer,
Dominick Kelly, saw that the bridge was is
Efforts to check the train being hopeless
Kelly put on all steam in the hope of dash
ing across. His engine reached the other
side in safety, but just as it did so the bridge
collapsed and the train was piled up in the
bed of the stream, where the wreck caught
fire aud was consumed. Kelly aud his fire
man, John Chaddock, were uninjured.
Brakemau Bud Wey was severely wounded
by jumping off. In a box-car three tramps
bad taken up their quarters and went down
with the wreck. One of them was rescued,
but the other two were roasted to death, be
ing pinned down iu the car by freight and
timber in such a way as to make their es
cape impossible. Their names are unknown,
but they belong in Philadelphia
Four Chilli re n Drowned. I
Clinton, Mo., April 2. John Boyles, of
the southern part of this county, attempted
Sunday with his wife aud six children to
drive in a wagon across Grand river, which
was greatly swollen with Saturday's rain.
When they reached the middle of the stream
the wagon was overturned and four of the
children were drowned. Mr. Boyles by
heroic efforts managed to save his wife and
two children. The oldest of those drowned
was a girl 14 years of ngu.
Blew Her I'lsy mate's Heart Out.
Parkston, D. T, April U. George Rhine
hart and wife and Jerry Watson went rid
ing Sunday, leaving their children at Wat
son's to play. Watson's girl took up a heav
ily loaded shotgun and pnitited it at the
Rhinehart girl, aged 8 years. The gun was
discharged, actually blowing the child's heart
THE WEIR-MURPHY FIGHT.
Stakes Still t'p and the Mill To Be Rar
uiumI Wltliln a Month.
Chicago, April 2. The Weir-Murphy fight
will not be resumed for some time. Referee
Billy Myer ordered both men to meet at 2
o'clock yesterday afternoon, but on the ad
vice of their backers, lioth of whom agreed
that it would be sheer brutality for them to
meet in thoir present condition, neither Weir
nor Murphy put iu an appearance. At 3
o'clock the latter, accompanied by John
Klein, the trainer, left for Beloit Mean
while the stakes will remain in
the hands of Parson Davies, and
the people who have money up
will have to decide among themselves re
garding its disposition. Weir is around
town, and, barring his hands, shows little
effects of the milL Murphy's injuries, also,
are merely superficial. Another meeting is
likely to take place within a month, as each
man declares he will make no match until
he has bested his recent antagonist or has
been bested himself.
Juatlcre Mnkes a iirave Mistake.
Concord, N. H., April 2. The suspension
of sentence in the the case of Wells, convicted
of the murder of Eastman, of Great Falls,
occasioned some wonderment up to the time
of the arrest in Maine of a man named Fields
upon a charge of having committed the crime
for which Wells now awaits sentence. It ia
reported that immediately after the convic
tion of Weils a prominent citizen received an
anonymous letter from Portsmouth declar
ing that the writer had committed the mur
der under the influence of jealousy because
of a woman, and that AVells was innocent
The letter was given to a Pinkerton detective,
who secured identification of the writing as
that of Fields, and the latter was found and
arrested in Maine.
Mary Anderson Coins; to Knrope.
New York, April 2. Miss Mary Ander
son, accompanied by her brother aud his
wife and her maid, came to New York from
Philadelphia, and is at the Victoria hotel
She determined last week ou a trip to Eu
rope, and she engaged passage to Liverpool
on the steamship City of Chester for the
whole party. The steamship sails Wednes
day. She is described as much improved,
and is said to be confident that change of
scene will be of groat benefit
A German Kinglet's Troubles.
London, April 2. King Karl of Wurtem
burg is again having trouble regarding his
American favorites whom he placed over
his state officers in his confidence. He has
banished from his kingdom one of his privy
councillors, who had secretly obtained, and
afterward divulged, certain compromising
correspondence between the king and one of
A Victim of Kxcessive Drinking.
Bethlehem, Pa., April 2. Early yester
day morning the dead body of Noah Speng
ler, a well known contractor and builder.
was found in the back yard of his residence
in this place. lie had shot himself in the
head with a parlor rifle. A note addressed
to his wife stated that he was driven to the
deed by excessive drinking.
Death of a Canadian Statesman.
Ottawa, Ont, April 2. Hon. John Henry
Pope, minister of railways and canals, died
here yesterday after a long illness. He was
one of the oldest members of the cabinet and
took a large part in promoting the construc
tion of the Cauadian Pacific railroad.
British Naval Estimates Pass.
London, April 2. The house of commons
in committee lust nigho authorized the naval
expenditures progtosed by Lord George Ham
ilton, fi.-st lord of the admiralty, 4.y a vote of
2M to 75. The estimates involve an expend
iture of 21, 000,000.
Wage Reduced Ten For Cent.
HaRRISBVRG, Pa., April 2. A reduction
of from 5 to 10 per cent in the wages of em
ployes of the Pennsylvania Steel works went
into effect yesterday, in accordance with a
notice previously given. The reduction af
fects 3,500 me-.
He'll Ris the Joke Next Time.
New Haven, Conn., April 2. Last even
ing a porter at the Arlington hotel caught
Montine Culboa, a sneak-thief, in the propri
etor's room. He took the thief to the office,
where the proprietor, thinking himself the
victim of an April fool joke, allowed tne
thief to escape. Shortly afterwards Land
lord Blackford missed a $1,100 note and a
Brilliant Display of Celestial Fireworks.
Portland, Ore., April 2. About V o'clock
Sunday night a meteor of remarkable brill
iancy, from which myriads of small stars of
nearly all colors whirled off ou every side,
was seen to cross the heavens in a northwest
erly direction, its tail extending over nearly
the whole sky. I was visible about ten sec
onds and disappeared a few degrees from the
The Weather Wo May Fx pec t.
Washington City, April 2. The indica
tions for thirty-six hours from 8 p. m. yester
day are as follows: For Indiana, Illlnoia,
MlchiKan and Wisconsin Kain; wanner
weather;varlable winds. For Iowa Light rain;
stationary temperature; southwesterly winds.
N EW GOODS?
i tlMPR OVBDl '
Lace Curtain Stretchers'
out or rouMNo ras-a.
Will Save you Money, Time and Labor.
Evsky Housekeeper Should Havx Ois
any 1 -y cau operate thau
For Sale By
He invites the public
Parlor Furniture which he
Judge Patterson, of New York, has ap
pointed Orovei Cleveland a commissioner in
the matter of the High Bridge park.
Henry Bell killed Dick Wbitcliff at Curds
ville, Ky., Sunday, by stabbing him in the
right breast with a knife blade inches
pit is reported that the American refinery,
at San Francisco, has been sold to the sugar
trust. It has worked in harmony with the
trust for some time.
The various mills of the Bethlehem, Pa.,
Iron company resumed operations Monday
with full force. The wages of puddlers were
reduced from f3.80 to $145 per ton. "
A long letter has been received in London
from Henry M. Stanley, the African ex
plorer. It has not been published yet; ot
even the government knows iu contents.
Harvey F. GanWill, a noted engineer and
inventor, of Lo-kport, N. Y., died Monday
night, ajred 44 years. He was a delegate to
the last Republican national convention.
Mrs. Margaret Kinlein and ber three little
children were burned to death by a fire in a
small frame bouse in Milwaukee Monday
morning. The family occupied the lower
floor, and there are indications that the
woman flred the building, with the deliber
ate intention of destroying ber own and her
STRANGLED THEIR BABE.
A Religious Crank Compels His Wife to
Commit a Shocking Crime.
Jacksom, Mo., April 2. Sheriff Huey,
of Bailinger county, yesterday placed in jail
here Mrs. Amanda Lusater, charged with
murder, and her husband, Monroe, as an ac
cessory. . Lasater recently became a religious
crank, and compelled his wire to strangle
their 14-months-old child as a sacrifice, claim
ing that the Almighty had promised to resur
rect the child ou the third day. When Lasa
ter was arrested he had been carrying the
dead in rant in his arms for two day
Two Kulluays Consolidated.
Cleveland, O., Api-a 2. A special to The
Leader from Findlay, O. , says that the di
reetors of the New York, Mahoning and
Western and those of the Ohio, ludiana ejid
Missouri River rnilrnAc mnt Oiim wct.r.v
and completed the consolidation of the two
wi, uuum luh umue oi me American mid
land, with the following roster of officers:
President, William Thorpe; vice president,
Davis Johnson; treasurer, James T. Cox;
secretary, Theodore Votheriugham, all of
The Lone Highwaymen Appears Again.
Milton, Cal., April 2. A stage from Mur
phy's to Milton was held up by a single high
wayman near Angeles yesterday morning.
The driver was ordered to throw on the
Wells Fargo & Co.'s treasure box and the
mail bag, which he did. They wert rifled by
the robber, but only a small amount of money
was secured. Another mail bag, supposed
to contain valuable registered packages, was
not touched. The live passengers on the
stage were not molested.
The Tug Captain Krleasert.
Baltimore, Md., April it. Capt. Joseph
Delauo, who was arretted last week for the
killing of the little daughter of J. W. Brock
well on the James river, in Virginia, by a
stray rifle shot tired at wild geese from
Delano's tug, was released yesterday by or
der of Governor Lee, of Virginia, who said
be would not issue a requisition for the
prisoner. The killing was purely accidental.
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Those Active Russian Nihilists.
ST. PETERSBURG, April 2. The Russian
newipipers have been prohibited from pub
lishing reports of the explosion at Zurich. It
is stat d t bat the police have secured an im
portant clue in a sub jrb of St. Petersburg, .
to a plot to murder the czar. The ccar is
thoroughly alarmed at the disclosures.
4. Prominent Milwaukeean Iead.
Milwaukee, Wis., April 2. Edward P.
Allis, of the firm of . P. Allia & Co., the
largest iron founders in the northwest, died
last night at tb age of 65 years.
Chicago, April I.
Following were the quotations on the board
of trade to-Uny: Wheat No. 2 May, oiened
.$1.02, closed 61.00; June, opened VMc, closed
Sfefcic; July, oieiu-d t"7'. closed txVVfcc. Corn
No. 2 May. opened and closed o5sc; June,
opened XAtc closed wj-Jnc: July. opened SAc,
closed aovfec. Oats No. 2 May, oined ato,
closed ai-lso; June, ojivned 2Mr, closed "Slyc;
July, opened 2"sc", closed jsc. Pork Mat,
opened S1U.U5, closed $12.47t; juu , opened
. closed, $12.50; July, opened $12 76, closed
$12.0. Lard-May, opened r.0.,. closed
Live stock The Union stock vanis rennrt
the following prices: Hoirs-. Market opened
moderately active and prices itTtlOc lower:
light grades, SLl-W&u.i'i; rough packing. $4.0Kf
6.7u; mixed lots, 4.7I;H.(Hi: heavy packing and
shitipiug lots. $4 7;iU.05. Cattle-Steady;
heavy cattle slow; good to choice. J3.'. 0a4.l;
poor to fair. $ .uut.io cons, $1.7iy,3 uo. stock
ere and feeders, $'!.aii.i U.L Sheep Steady;
muttons, M.Wl Ti; corn-fed westerns, $4.50,
6.U0; lambs. $4.75 cAi.
Produce: Butter Fancy Klpin creamery ,2K.
25c per lb; daries in lines, li.iec; packing
stock, UQil;. Eggs Strictly fresh laid, 10c
perdoz. Poultry Live chickens. 11c per lb;
roosters, be; dresse I tur.;eys, lo Hc; ducks, 10
l-c; geese, 7t'(o. Potatoes Choice Burbanks.
2tKaSc per bu; Beauty of Heron, K(f.--lk:; Early
Kose, 1W 8c; sweet potatoes, $-.- per bbl.
Apples Choice greenings, $1.5ua..'.00 per bbl;
poor lots, 7ueit$1.00. Cranberries, bell and
bugle, fj.UO&ti.UO per bbl.
New York. April 1.
Wheat Quiet: No, 1 red state, $t.lig.l.U2;
No. S do, MV: 'o. red winter April, KTc:
June. WVc asked; July, IVVsC asked. Corn
Quiet: No. 2 mixed cash. 4311-; April, 4.?ic
asked; June. 434c. Oats Steady; No. 1 white
state, UHc; No. s do. 31 c; No. 2 mixed April, 31c
asked: May, UJic; J una, 9U4-4C. Rye Nominal.
Barley Dull and nominal. Pork Steady;
new, $1..7A14.UU Lard Quiet; May, $7.47
nominal; June, f7.3U; July, $7.U; August,
Live stock: Cattle Ordinary to prime
steers. $3.7U4fc . 70 per 100 lbs; extra and faucy
do, J4.7Ui4.IW; bulls and dry cows, fi.00.8u.
8hep and lambs Firmer and higher for
sheep; steady (or yearling lambs; sheep. $4.00
.0U per lou lbs; yearling lambs, $).UUJ.75
Hos Steady; $S.10&SO.
BOOK ISLAND .
Hay Upland prairie, fT8.
Hy Tinwwiy new $7i.U0.
Hay WUd, 6.004.a.
Ooro ae7. .
Goal oft lis: Iu-d aw. 00. .
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Carpets the Most
Curtains the Bichest,
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guarantees to be well made and
Why You Should Deal With Us?
BECAUSE We sell goods at Lower Prices than any otl-r
establishment in the West.
BECAUSE We hae One Price, and "One Price only,"
which is the Lowest at all times.
BECAUSE We warrant and cheerfully exchange any arti
cle, and will refund the money if the goods
prove to be as not represented.
BECAUSE We give you value received and mere f,rerj
dollar you may spend with ns.
BECAUSE We have the largest assortment and the largest
stock in the Northwest, twice and three
times as large as any of our competitors.
The Pioneer Clothier, Hatter and Gent's Furnisher,
115 and 117 West Second St.,
CLOUG-H & KAUTZ,
Embalming a Specialty.
No. 1S05 Second avenue.
Wm. A damson.
Shops Corner Ninth
General Jobbing and Repairing promptly done.
C"Second Hand Machinery bought, so'd and repaired".
Adams Wall Paper Co.,
LERCH & SUTCLIFFE, Managers.
300 Patterns of New Styles in Wall Papek.
3"Paintlng. Graining and Paper Hanging.
DIMICK BLOCK, Twentieth Street,
near Third Avenue.
ON LY S2.00 DOZEN.
Photos on a. Toboggan Slide.
-AT THE VIENNA PHOTOGRAPHIC STUDlO,
and hare some of tha Utsst norsltlaa of tht tion.
HAKELIER, Proprietor and Artist.
No. 1722, Second ave Gayford's old studio, over McCahe's.
No. 1623 Second Aven
first cla9 Give him I ?
Floral Designs furnished.
Telephone No. 10.8
St., and Seventh Avenue,
Rock Island, 111.
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