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THE DAILY ARGUS
JOHN W- POTTER.
Tubs dat, April 23. 1889.
The Centennial Annlremary to be
Cmaniorate4 In n t'lttlac tsiyle
njr the Redma ttiflrs and Compa
Ia its advocacy of a general public
demonstration, the A rocs in one or two
instances alluded to the fact that a very
appropriate and attractive, as well as a
patriotic feature, would be a drill in
whlcu the Rodman Rifles, of this city, and
Company F, of Moline, might participate
r.. .. . . rt i T 1 I JU , .
i ne citizens oi nnca ihihuu um utf"ap
pear disposed to undertake thegp0ngj.
bliity of a public demon;fJJjOI1 80 tj,e
military companies!) taen the initia
tory steps towjj celebration of their
own andttoSy w;u not want for public
PPr9JKTin their patriotic endeavor.
, night the Rodman Rifles went to
Moline and with Company r, gave a
battalion drill on Market Square,
which was witnessed by a great many
people. Afterward the companies held a
. iolnt meeting in Armory hall. Moline.
and after discussing the situation de
cided upon a celebration to be held on
the centennial anniversary either in
Brook's grove or at the Rock Island ball
park. A joint committee of arrange
ments was appointed, consisting of Capt
Channon, Sergeant McDonald and Drum
Major Stoddard, of Kock .Island, and
Capt. Khtilsen and Sergeant Crowder, of
The leading features will be military
exercises, base ball, etc., and the Gales
burg, Cambridge, Monmouth and Ster
ling companies will be invited. The
public will be invited and a genuine good
There is a movement on foot locking
to the general suspension of business on
the day of the centennial anniversary.
This would be no more than proper.
Rev. W. S. Marquis, ot the Broadway
church, intendsjo have service some lime
during the day. s.
The military drill shouU be so ar
ranged as not tocon&isVwitii the public
BCirtnn-tlferclses or the religious services
' in Trinity and the Broadway churches,
Mr. T. C. Lewis, the popular commer
cial tourist of Reynolds, was in the city
today arranging for the celebration Rey
nolds is to indulge in on the 3t)th and in
dications are that Rock Island must "get
a move on it" or the suburbs town will
make it ashamed of itself on the 30th.
A Burglar Caught.
Last night, about 12 o'clock, a young
couple from Andalusia were rowing
tut the river from the Buffalo side
when they saw a light dodging about in
the store of John H. Brookman in An
dalusia. The young man soon made up
his mind that there was some one in the
store who had no right to be there. He
accordingly hastily informed City Mar
shal Poley Richards, who drafted two
other men into his service, surrounded
the store and took the burglar prisoner.
He proved to be Chsrles Francis, a
stranger, whose outfit consisted of a
satchel containing a screw driver, cold
chisel, a saw and a knife. He is about
forty years of age, and has reddish hair.
He was placed in the calaboose until this
morning, when be was taken before Jus
tice R. . Rjed in Andalusia, who or
dered his commitment to the county
jail. He was bornght up this morning
and committed to Sheriff Silris' care.
The Arous makes no charges to the
Union for the use of its cut of the First
M. E. church, nor would it have hesi
tated in permitting the morning contem
porary to use the aforesaid cut had it
sought it in an open and above board
manner. The Argus does not object to
the Lnion'i profiting by its enterprise,
but it does deprecate the questionable
manner in which the morning sheet
seeks to obtain such benefits. The cut
which the Union published Sunday
morning was made by Mr. Scburemann
for the A rocs, and was the property of
the Arous, Mr. Schnremann having the
privilege of using it when be pleased.
The Union obtained the cut in an indi
rect, and to the Arous, very surprising
manner, and while it confesses the!
Union played a sharp game, it could
have had the cut by simply sending for
it or asking for its use. We like to be
accommodating, but don't like to be im
Tomorrow night Oilletts company will
present the dramatized version of Hag
gard's famous "She" at Harper's theatre.
The New York Mirror says of the great
It is seldom that we have the pleasure
of seeing such a good performance as
that given at the "Star" theatre this
week. Mr. Gillette has surpassed him
self in bis dramatization of Haggard's
prevarication. "She" is a performance
really worth seeing. Artistically be has
everything to be proud of, and few men
of his age can show a record approaching
which Mr. W. H. Gillette has achieved
on this, bis fourth tour as a dramatic
State of Ohio. Cot of Toledo, J
Lucas Count? , S. S.
Frank 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
Cm. FRANK J. CHENEY.
Sworn to before me and subscribed in
my presence, this 6th day of December,
A. D., 86. A. W. GLEASGN,
Hall's Catarrh Cure is taken internally
and acts directly upon the blood and
mucus surf aces of the system. Send for
testimonials, free. F. J. CHENEY &
CO.. Toledo, O.
sSTSold by druggists, 75a
"There are two moons this month,"
aid Mrs. Waddle, who had been reading
the papers while waiting for ber husband,
who had just come borne. "Zaah right,"
aid be, "sackly right, I saw 'em both
'zl come along the street."
Got the Word to Go.
High Noon Inaugurates the
Great Homestead Race.
0KLAH0M;. SWARMS WITH PEOPLE.
Men Ride for a Patch of Earth
Their Lives and Lay
Conflicting JjH, MBrk the rit Hour of
rrat Invaiion Thirty Thoimand
SJJrfni Arrive by Hallway The R.
arkakla 8rne at Furc and Guthrie
Crnith. on Ihci Trains IntoiiM Ki.
cltrtnvnt While Waiting for tha Word;
Wild Enthuaiaara When It Is Given.
Guthrie, I.T., April 3a. The gates of Ok
lahoma were swung open at tioon yesterday,
and resistless torrents of humanity began to
pour over its soil From the Cherokee strip
came the great fleet of prairie schooners
across the Canadian; from I he Chickasaw na
ti(Jn came troop after troop of sturdy ponies,
each one carrying a boomer; from the Ara'
paboe and Cheyenne reservations on the
west, came a yelling mob of horsemen, who
fired volley after volley to celebrate their
final victory. The Kiowa of the southwest,
and the Cherokee and Creek nations on the
east, also furnished their contingent of
The Welkin Kaiitf With Choer.
At the starting signal they moved all to
gether, great waves of cheering breaking
upon tlie air. The wagons continued on over
the level green plain until they were about
half way across the northern tier of claims,
and then upward of a hundred of them were
brought to a standstill. The others rolled on
to the lower tiers. Mon, women and chil
dren poured from the stationary schooners,
and in an incredibly short time the founda
tions for the pioneer homes of Oklahoma had
been laid by wilting hands.
The Tub; of War Begin.
Every farm had more than one" claimant,
already to swear that they crossed . the
Border first, and that their were the first im
provements. So it is all over the territory,
and ef tcially on the sections adjoining Guth
rie and Oklahoma City. . .
Ten or Thousand hy Rail.
Between 20,000 and tfO.lMl people were
dumped here yesterday by the Santa Ke road,
which ran twenty immense trains from Ar
kansas City. The trains roVou across the
Cherokee strip cautiously and slowly, and
arrived here scarcely more than five minutes
apart As they approached the land of
promise thousands of heads protruded from
the windows, and curious eyes feasted on the
green panorama that lay before them. There
was much fighting to get out of the cars
when the little building w liich answers for a
station was reached. Jfolioly was hurt,
however, and the coaches were soon emptied.
Iaxd by the Proxpect.
It was a curious sight to watch the boom
Bra after they bad got fairly on foot The
majority of them seemed t lie duzed by the
astness of their surroundings. Many of
them gazed stupidly to the north, southeast
and west, and then moved ahead like men
who were lost Others started for the hills,
and still others beut themselves to the task of
raising tents which they brought with them,
to open various kinds of business. Those
who went for the hills were after claims.
Just how well their explorations succeeded
ia not known, for very fow of them have re
turned. It ia safe to aay that last night every
farm in the territory was in possession of
one or more claimants, and that tiesides there
are from twenty to thirty thousand more
wandering aimlessly in search of laud. -
Beaioglug the Land Officii.
The rush at the land office here is terrific.
The building is surrounded by a mob of howl
ing men, which is being constantly augment
ed by horsemen who are galloping in from
every quarter. Land Agent Dilley and his
force of assistants are unable to give atten
tion to a hundredth part of the busiuess that
is being forced upon them. The detachment
of troopers which has been detailed around
the building with a view to keeping the mob
in an orderly line, is completely worn out.
A Oreat Rush Everywhere.
A di-patch from Oklahoma City states
that the rush there is even greater than
here. Over at Kingfisher or Lisbon, where
the crowds brought in on the Rock Island
are gatheri ng, there has been no trouble as
THE BREAK AT PURCELL.
A Metropoll Sunday, a Hamlet Now Tha
Race Over the Line.
Pubckll, L T., April 23. A great change
has come over this town. Sunday it was a
metropolis. Now it is a hamlet in point of
population. The metamorphosis was effected
at 18 o'clock yesterday, when several thou
sand men, women and children crossed the
Canadian river and entered upon a wild
struggle for homes in the promised land.
The scenes connected with this hegira will
never be effaced from the memory of those
who witnessed them. The sun was not up
sooner than the average boomer yesterday
morning. Probably not half the people slept
at all during the night Gasoline lamps
flared from sundown to sunrise in the two
business streets and the ghostly form of
prairie schooners could be seen moving
toward the ford a mile north of town. Day
break found scores of men in the saddle, and
within an hour the town was as lively as it
has been since the boom began. A steady
stream of wagons poured from tha broken
country west and north to the main ford, and
when this became blocked hundreds of them
were turned to the' right, facing the river at
every point where fording seemed at all
"All Aboard for Oklahoma."
When the first train of eight coaches
rolled into the station from the south every
boomer who bad planned to invade Okla
homa by railroad was on hand. A howl of
rage went np as the train sped on with train
men on every platform to prevent any one
from getting aboard. This train ran a little
below the town and halted until the hour set
for its departure into the territory. Soon
afterward a special train of twelve coaches
appeared, and inside of five minutes it was
crowded with over 1,000 people. It ran
down the switch and stopped until 11:4a
The overflow was so great that another train
of equal size was brought up, and this also
was crowded to the platform in an incredi
bly short time.
As the train lay on the siding each car was
a theater. It sue mod as if every man had a
plan whereby he could leave the train after it
had passed into Oklahoma, and stealthy
glanoes at the bell rope showedtbat the engin
eer's gong would sound about the time the
train was over the bridge below town.
A Moment of Intense Excitement.
At the supreme moment drew near the ex
citement increased. Every person who had
not arranged to crops had secured an ad
vantageous position on a housetop or the
great bluff 1 just north of the town and was
feverishly awaiting the rash. Not a few
fleld-glasse were brought into requisition.
Oklahoma is visible for miles from any ele
ration in Pureed, and seems a succession of
beautiful valleys, with well timbered ridges
The Signal to Start Gliea.
At )1:40 o'clock the conductor of the long
special train on the siding gave the signal.
The engines whistled shrilly and the special
began its trip Oklahoma ward. It seemed as
if every man on the train shouted when the
train moved, and a moment later the sound
of pistol shote told only too plainly that the
Texans were firing their salute. Gathering
peed the train soon came opposite the ford,
nri thAn a furiniiii tttmilittAa Wt rtlrA mitL Tt
was continued until the train dashed around"
the baud preparatory to crossing the bridge.
The sticceding twenty minutes were the
longest of the day to those on the banks of
the river. - Lieut. Adair could be seen calmly
sitting on his horse in mid-stream, watch in
hand, and all eyes were centered on him.
Suddenly be waa seen to motion to the
soldiers near him, and the next moment the
cheerful strains of the recall were sounded.
Heltt-r Skelter Over the Line.
In an inttant the scene cbangedTliere
was a mighty shout and the adptfnce guard
of the inva ling army racedfke mad across
the sands -oward the narrow expanse of
water. The north and south winds seemed
to strike the water together. In they went,
belter skeltes.'every rider intent on reaching
the banjr'ft-st. There a taort diapoeared
purdeep liole, and bis rider fell headlong
t of the stiddle. Before be could arise he
was annare itlv crushed hv annt.lioi- .nim.i
mf j ua auaima
which had st umbled and fallen. The crowd on
shore gave cry of horror, which speedily
changed to one of joy, for neither man was
hurt. They struggled to their feet and as
the horses bi-oke away and joined the flying
host their owners surged after them with the
water to their waists.
By this time the swiftest ones were over
and speeding up the slope of the nearest
ridge. The bead of line of wagons just then
emerged from the river bed. At this rate it
would not te ten minutes before all were
across. Thf racers took different directions,
but most of the wagons went northwest
New Way of (letting the Drop.
A dispatch from Oklahoma City says that
at 12 o'clock men seemed to rise out of the
ground then, and in an incredibly short time
a town site was staked off and lots were
placed on the market- These men dropped
from Sunday night's train when it slowed up
for the station.
A Go-as-You-Can Rare.
Wichita, Kan. April 23. A special dis
patch to Th- Daily Eagle, dated Pond Creek,
via Caldwell, Kan., says that 15,000 people
participated in the race from there yesterday
for a slice ol the "promised land." The. high
water on th- Cimarron has subsided and no
further trou ble is anticipated.
BLACK EYE FOR PROHIBITION.
Maswactiusel t Will Continue to Imhlbe by
a M jorlty of Over 44,000.
Boston, April 23. Massachusetts voted
yesterday tn a prohibition constitutional
amendment prohibiting the manufacture
and sale of intoxicating liquors in this state.
The amendra ant was as follows! "The manu
facture and "ale of intoxicating liquors to be
used as a beverage are prohibited. The gen
eral court shall enact suitable legislation to
enforce the provisions of this article."
Indication) pointed to the rejection of the
amendment, but the defeatof the same was
accomplishes by a larger majority than even
its opponent anticipated. The friends ot
the amendment are greatly depressed and
have but little to say. The vote, as coin
pared with last year's vote on license, is as
follows: To al in the 12 congressional dis
tricts iu 1889 for prohibition, 8S,:2; against
prohibition, 132,944. Total in 1SNM for
license. 12H.1 2; against license, 10!i,8i. Ma
jority against the amendment at this election,
with a few small towns to hear from, 44,552.
The greatest surprise occurred in the city
of Quincy, were the vote was yes, l,0t'i9; no,
491 ; the city having voted "no license" last
Novemljer by 936 plurality. Sonierville "was
the only city in the state in which a majority
was cast for Che amendment, the vote being
l,M2 to 1.54H In Fitchburg the majority
against the ainnnd-nent was only 02; in New
ton 49, and ir Northampton 4ti.
The result n some of the larger towns is
as follows: Springfield Yes, l,7:i.5; no, 2,
602. Worcester Yes, 8,745; no, 5,637. Hoi
yoke Yes, 735; no, 1,706. Lawrence Yes,
9S4; no, 3,47t . Lynn Yes, 2,281 ; no, 3,149.
Broc ktou Yes, 1.229; no, 1,428. Haverhill
Yes, 801; do, 1,672. Taunton Yes, 1,193;
no, 1,420. Nnw Bedford Yes, 1,396; no, 1,
470. Newburyport Yes. 408: no, 935. Sa
lem Yes, 2,009; no, 879. Waltham Yes,
740; no, 119. Gloucester Yes, m ; no, 1,142.
Maiden Yea, 1,050; no, 1,216. Chelsea
Yes, 1,192; n, 1,611. Woburn Yes, 1,007;
Terrible Double Murder.
Lebanon, O., Apail 23. A terrible double
murder was committed at 8:30 o'clock Sun
day night in a little one-story cottage that
stands next to the railroad on the west side
of East street. Frank Linn, a single man,
killed Mrs. Frances Noah and then himself.
Mrs. Noah wits shot twice, both times in the
breast She t ell in the arms of ber brother
and expired without uttering a word. Linn
shot himself just above the right ear and fell
over dea l in i he kituhen, while his victim lay
in a pool of blood in the front room. Mrs.
Noah's busba id. Will Noah, a carpenter, has
been absent f -om home for several weeks,
and she has lieen seen several times with
Linn. Linn is about 25 years of age, and
probably con mitted the deed through insane
Criticising American Diplomacy.
London, April 28. The Loudon Specta
tor in a cam, tic editorial lashes American
diplomacy. It. says: "We wonder if the
American pe pie are aware of the extent of
the influence they lose by the carelessness
practiced at Washington anent the courteous
usages of diplomacy. The Americans are
becoming the most powerful people of the
world, and might, with judicial impartiality,
exercise a dominant influence on interna
tional opinior." Referring to Patrick Egan's
appointment as minister to Chili, it says: "It
is unusual to select as an envoy a man who
proudly acknowledges himself a fanatic and
An Ethlbltlon or Humility.
London, April 22. King Leopold of Ba
varia Friday washed the feet of twelve of the
oldest people in the kingdom in commemora
tion of the washing of the feet of the twelve
apostles by Christ This was the first time
that this has leu done since king Max Louis
refused to perform a like ceremony.
Eaees at Memphis.
Memphis, April 28. The winning horses
for the opening day, yesterday, of the spring
meeting here were: Strideaway, mile,
1:16; Madeline, W mile, 1:31H; Fairy Queen,
mile, 0:503).'; Litbert. mile, 1:03; Kee-Vee-Na,
1 mile, 1:45. The track was fast
an attendant large.
Cars Running in St. 1'aul.
St. Paul, llinn., April 23. As was an
ticipated the street car company yesterday
morning started the West Seventh and Fifth
street line with a full complement of men.
Cars were run regularly every ten minutes,
and were carrying passengers as if there
had never benn uny hitch in the running of
that, as well us other lines. Along the route
there was a notable absence of the crowds
which have for two days lined the principal
points which are passed by that line of cars.
At each corner along the way mounted po
lice were stationed, and they rode up and
down for several blocks, keeping an eye open
to see that no overt act was attempted.
Sprinufiei.d, Ills., April 23. There was
less than a qu orum of members of the house
present yesterday. An invitation from Chi
cago to send b representation to the Wash
ington centennial in that city was read. The
bill to provide for the safety of cool miners
waa sent to third reading, as was the bill
requiring children between 8 and 10 to at
tend school at least sixteen weeks each year.
The senate on y had fourteen members pres
ent, and did no business of particular inter
A Cleve land Lawyer In Disgrace.
CleVKLani , O., April 23. Maj. Daniel
O'Driscoll, formerly a prominent Cleveland at
torney, was yesterday convicted of converting
to his own use $1,000 which he had collected
as a pension f r Mrs. Pbeba Rich. He was
committed to jail to await sentence, notice of
motion for a t ew trial being given by the de
fendant's com set, ex-Congressman Foran.
Last Ell art of the Canal People.
Paris, Aptfi 23. The liquidator of the
Panama Canal company has made an un
successful atU mpt to borrow f3,000,0b0 in
London for the expenses of a survey and the
maintenance t f the canal works. His failure
implies that within a few weeks the ma
chinery along the canal will be abandoned to
rust and ruin.
llaee Ball Score.
Chicago, i pril 23. The scores made by
American asst ciation clubs yesterday were
as follows: At Louisville St Louis 13,
Louisville 6; 1 1 Philadelphia Columbus 6,
Athletic 15; a . Cincinnati Kansas City .l,
Cincinnati 1C ; at Baltimore Brooklyn 4,
Baltimore a. ,
THE raOQK TBEASTP
Well and Nobly Done.
Rescue of the Danmark's Peo
ple by the Missouri.
HONOBS TO BRAVE OAPT. MUEEELI
Half of the Castaway Arrive Safely at
- Philadelphia and Are Forwarded to
Their New Homes The Time of Peril
Until the Longed -for Sail Was Sighted
Scene at the Dock When the , Gallant
Steamer Arrived Friends and Relatives
Philadelphia, April 23. Hundreds of
voices blended in a great shout, and cheer
after cheer rent the air as the steamer Mis
souri, with her precious cargo which she bad
so gallantly rescued from the ill-fated Dan
mark, arrived safely at her dock, at Wash
ington street wharf, at half-past five o'clock
yesterday afternoon. The passengers on
board the Missouri returned the greeting
with, no less enthusiasm. Handkerchiefs
fluttered in the stiff breeze, happy smiles lit
up the faces of the more than three hundred
emigrants who bad been so providentially
rescued from a watery grave, and in every
way the scene was one that indelibly fixed
itself upon the minds of those who witnessed
A Joyful Reception.
On the wharf were not a few men and
women who were there to meet relatives and
friends, after having resigned all hope several
days ago of ever seeing them again. Fathers
were there to meet - mothers; children had
traveled hundreds of miles to greet their
parents, and friends stood on the wharf and
gazed with glistening eyes toward the long
line of men, women and children who stood
along the port side of the big vessel as she
iteamed slowly up to the end of the wharf.
Ferry-boats and tugs which were passing
added to the enthusiasm with their steam sa
lutes. Cheers and cries of joy continued
without much interruption until the Missouri
had been swung around and made her moor
ing at the wharf.
Tributes to the Ciallant Captain.
Then a ladder .was thrown off and the cus
tom bouse officers, followed cloeoly by the
press representatives, made their way up the
side of the vessel and alighted on her decks.
Brave Capt Murrell, who stood on the bridge
of the steamer, surrounded by C. W. Davis
and other representatives of Peter Wright &
Sons, was the cynosure of all eyes. He was
at once surrounded by the reporters and bis
many friends, all bent on paying a tribute to
his gallant service in saving so m any lives.
The passengers united in praising the noble
work of Capt. Murrell and his brave crew.
STORY OF THE DISASTER.
A Great Veel with Hundreds of Passen
ger Helples In Mid-Ocean.
Dr. Jesperson, one of the passengers taken
from the Daumark, who was on bis way to
New York, spoke in the highest praise of
Captain Murrell's action in the behalf of
himself and his fellow passengers. In relat
ing bis experience to a reporter of the United
Press, Dr. Jesperson stated that he never had
seen lief ore such clear-headed work under the
trying circumstances. "It is Captain Mur
rell's jierfect self-control, " said the doctor,
"to which we are in a great measure indebted
for our lives at tbe present time."
A Thrilling Kxperlenne.
"But our experience for a time was cer
tainly most thrilling, and one which I hope
never to have to pass through again. Up to the
4th inst our trip on tbe Daumark had been
a pleasant one. On the latter date, however,
we encountered a severe storm. We would
have wea there 1 it all right, I suppose, had
our engines bold out, but tbe shaft broke
near tbe aft end of A section. As a result a
hole was cut through the bottom of tbe ves
sel. It appears that simultaneously with the
breaking of tbe shaft an engine pipe burst,
and Engineer Koas was instantly killed. An
other leak was caused by the bursting f the
pipe, in the side of the vessel. Thus mat
ters grew very serious and our vessel was
left at the mercy of the waves. Capt Knud
sen endeavored to keep her in the path of
ocean steamers. We sought vainly that day
for the sight of a sail, but night fell and we
still remained in our perilous portion.
Help In Time of Need.
"The dawning of the following day the
5th however, was designed to bring us re
lief. A sail was sighted by the outlooks and
we at once put up signals of distress. The
sails proved to be those of the Missouri.
When in speaking distance Capt Knudsen
asked if the Missouri could take our passen
gers on board. The commands of the latter
steamer said that would lie impossible, as he
had nowhere to put thorn. He promptly
agreed to take us in tow. We got along well
enough for a few hours, when it waa dis
covered that the water was fast pouring into
the steamer through the big bole in her
stern. The pumps were kept going without
intermission, but they proved almost useless
as far as saving the vessel was concerned.
We kept at it, however, until the fith, and
then it was seen we could no longer hope to
save our ship. As noon approached the
danger grew more imminent
The Sinking-Ship Abandoned.
Capt Knudsen boarded the Missouri and
asked that bis passengers be received on her
decks. At 2 o'clock the work of transferring
the hundreds of souls from tbe Dan mark to
the Missouri was begun. First the women
and children were taken, aboard the latter
boat, then the men, and lastly Capt Knud
sen and his crew. You may imagine that
during this time the excitement was intense,
but any semblance of a panic was averted by
the coolness of both Capts. Murrell and
Knudsen, and the prompt manner in which
the crews obeyed their evtry order. After
six hours' work, at 8 o'clock on the night of
the fith, all the passengers of the Daumark
had been safely landed on the Missouri Of
course a large part of the latter steamer's
cargo bad to be jettisoned before accommo
dations could be found for the 721 souls.
Many of these had to abandon their valuable
effects, as the amount of goods which each
passenger was allowed to retain was necessa
rily limited to what was absolutely indispens
able. Steering for the Aaores.
"The Missouri was then beaded for the
Azores, the nearest land, where we arrived
withoutany further incident, on the 10th.
There all the young, unmarried men, to the
number of 850, and including Captain Knud
son and the largest part of his crew, were
landed On the 11th we again set sail after
having laid in a stock of provisions, w
added to those we took from tbe Damn ark
before deserting her proved amply sufficient
Captain Murrell deserves) the highest praise
for tbe manner in which he has treated us
during the entire passage. He gave us all
the best accommodations possible, and did all
in bis power to make tbe trip a pleasant one;
and so it has been, after our perilous experi
ence and fortunate escape."
A FLORAL GIFT TO CAPT. MURfieX.&
The Hero of the Hour Cheered and Lion
ised A Little Stranger.
Shortly after the vessel had made fast to
the wharf a beautiful floral design repre
senting a ship at sea was carried up the
gangway and handed over to Capt Murrell,
with a few appropriate remarks. The captain
waa taken completely by surprise, but in a
clear, distinct voice, made a few fitting re
marks in accepting the tribute to bis brav
ery. "I thank you," he said, "for the officers
and crew of my vessel for this gift, since I
know it is not intended alone for me. It has
been said there are no more British sailors,
but since this latest experience, I am con
vinced he still Uvea. I am very glad that I
have been able to do even this much for
these poor people: any one would have done
tha samthing. All that I can aay is that I
would do it again, should it become neces
sary." . Loud cheers greeted tha captain's speech,
and as he concluded be madehis way
through the admiring throng and carried the
TUESDAY APKIL 23, IKJ9.
floral ship to his private cabiu. This beauti
ful tribute was presented to the captain by
several people prominent In shipping cir
cles. Interesting Event Aboard Ship.
Capt Murrell left his ship early in the
evening and accompanied his friend, Mr. C
W. Davis, to the latter' home at Riverton,
N. J. Tbe captain is a good-natured man,
but extremely modest He insists that in
rescuing the passengers of the tannk be
only did his duty. He stated to a United
Press reporter that he is particularly glad
that there was but one case of sickness on
board during the trip after taking on tbe
Denmark's passengers. Everybody enjoyed
the best of health save a 6-montb's old babe.
During tbe passage a woman by the name of
Linney gave birth to a child. Tbe infant
was christened "Atlanta Missouri."
Vood-Bye to the Rescued.
There was an affecting scene when Capt
Murrell bade a last good-bye to th.ise whose
lives be had saved. He clasped the hand of
each of them, and many were 60 filled with
emotion that they were unable to express
their thankfulness. Capt Murrell is young
in years but old in nautical experience. Be
fore he took command of tbe Missouri, when
she was built about two years ago, he was in
charge of the Maine. Previously be had com
manded the Surrey and the Michigan in the
order named. All these vessels belong to the
Thingvalla line. A reception was tendered
Capt Murrell at the maritime exchange at
noon to-day, and to-nignt be will be present
at the annual dinner of St. George's society.
Forwarded to Their Destination.
The rescued people were given a sulwtan
tial lunch on the wharf, where a table 2tK)
feet long had been erected and loaded with
good things, and those going west, who were
by far the most numerous, were later put on
trains and started for their new homes.
Twenty thousand strikers are rioting in the
streets of Vienna and the troopshave all they
can do to hold them in check. Many persons
have been seriously hurt
JUDGE DURHAM OUT OF OFFICE.
The Fimt Comptroller of the Currency
Steps Out Rather Suddenly.
Washington City, April Zl. The resig
nation of Judge Durham, first comptroller
of tbe treasury, was accepted by Secretary
Windom Saturday to take effect at once.
Judge Durham will return to his home in
Kentucky. . There are various explanations
offered for this hasty act on the part of the
secretary. Secretary Windom said that he
had accepted Durham's resignation in the or
dinary course of business, not because of any
fault with the latter's conduct, but because
of several newspaper articles reflecting upon
the administration, which are said to have
been inspired by the first conyjtroller. These
attributed sentiments to the first comptroller
which, if true, must have made it - unpleas
ant for him to continue in office under exist
A Row With the Attorney OeneraL
On the other hand it is said that the im
mediate cause of the change is was a per
sonal misunderstanding between Attorney
General Miller and First Comptroller Dur
ham in regard to the accounts of John I.
Davenport, as supervisor of elections in New
York. The latter recently presented vouch
ers aggregating 3,300 for "extraordinary ex
penses" incurred during the last presidential
election. Xbese were being examined by the
first comptroller, and be signified his inten
tion of disallowing tbem. He had several
conferences with the attorney general on the
subject, which resulted in an 0en rupture
between the two officials, so' much so that
the first comptroller on Friday lust ignored
two requests from 'the attorney general to
call at his office. The Davenport accounts
were then taken out of his hands and turned
over to the attorney general, where they now
VERY LIVELY FORA DEAD MAN..
Curious Misconception Developed at the
Washington Citv, April 23 The Post
says : During the progress of the A rmes trial
an estimable gentleman has been killed and
buried without his knowledge or consent.
When Governor Beaver was on the stand
several days ago he said: "Some gentleman
of my official household said to me that Gen.
Ames wanted to be an aide on my staff, and
I, forgetting that Gen. Ames was dead
said immediately, 'appoint him.'" In the
next sentence Governoi Beaver said that it
was Gen. Adelbert Ames whom he meant.
Since that . time Gen. Adeliiert Ames has
lieen, for the purposes of this trial, consid
ered a dead general.
An Obituary Not In Order.
In some inexplicable way it has also come
to be the generally accepted belief that he
has ben dead fifteen years. Nobody knows
who fixed the date of his death, but it was
fixed. Gen. Adelbert Ames, the . same man
to whom Governor Beaver referred, is now
living at Lowell, Mass., and if a good, firm
band-writing is taken as an indicatiou of his
strength, is in reasonably good health. Gen.
Ames married Blanch Butler, the beautiful
daughier of Gen. B. F. Butler. Their son,
Butler Ames, was appointed a cadet at West
Point Inst January and the letter of accept
ance is signed by the toy's father, Adelbert
CHILDREN AT THE WHITE HOUSE.
About 7,000 of Them on the Grounds
Baby" and "Benny" MrKee.
Washington City, April 23. Washing
ton children turned out in force yesterday
and participated in the annual Easter egg
rolling festivities in the White House grounds.
It is estimated that ten thousand persons,
fully three-fourths of whom were children,
were on tbe grounds during the day, which
was balmy awl spring like. At one o'clock
the president came down into the East room
and shook hands with several hundred grown
people and children. After lunch be came
out on the rear porch of the roans ion .with
Benny Mc Kee in his arms, accompanied hy
Mrs. Harrison, Russell Harrison, Mrs.
Kee. Miss Murohv. Dr. Kcnt.t. and r
others. Dr. Scott held "Baby" McKee, who
aiaea nis Drotber In enthusing the crowd by
waving a handkerchief. The president re
mained on the porch for half an hour, watch
ing the little folks enjoy theranelves on the
g reens ward.
Oil Transportation and the Hallway.
Washington City, April 23. Owing to
the fact that the case of Gen. Rice va the
Cincinnati, Washington and Baltimore rail
way involves, besides the question of reason
able rates, tbe other questions of the right of
railroad companies to charge for the weight
of the barrel package in addition to the
weight of the contents; the question of dis
crimination arising from the returning of
empty tank cars free of charge, and also of
the paying of a mileage rate on such empty
"vs, and tbe question of whether rail
road coaiptmiea are not obliged to furnish
tank cars as as cars ef other descrip
tions for oil i1' T porta tion; tbe in tar-state
commerce coiWissiou has notified all the
principal railways in tha country that they
are likely to be affected by the decision and
will be beard in the proceedings and fur
nished a copy of the complaint.
Frank Palmer for Poblle Printer.
Washington Citt, April 23. It looks
more and more like Frank W. Palmer for
public printer. . He has a powerful friend In
Assistant Postmaster General Clarkson.
They were boys together in Iowa in days
long gone by and Clarkson is doing all be can
for his old friend. Tbe president is kindly
disposed to Mr. Palmer, and has faith in his
ability and integrity. His chances are gain
ing and it would not be surprising if ha were
nominated this week.
Paul Vaa Oer Voort gets a Plaea.
Washington City, April 23. Postmaster
General Wane maker has appointed Paul Van
Der Voort, of Nebraska, to be superintendent
of mails at Omaha, Neb. Tha following
medical examiners have been appointed by
the commissioner of pensions: A. G. fesr
erve and T. M. Rafferty, Crawford oouatv,
Illinois; Jease M. Talbott and Sam. I Bn
singer, Crawfordsvilie, Montgomery county,
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Quay Feels Injured.
He Doesn't Like What He Calls
the Ohio Idea.
AN OFFICE CAUSES THE TROUBLE
The Pennsylvania Senator Thinks the
Buckeye People Did Not Tote Fair
Sherman, Bntterworth and McKlnley
Disavow Any Sharp Practice Comp
troller Durham and Attorney General
Miller Have a Falling Out.
Washington City, April 21 There is a
coolness between Senator Quay, of Pennsyl
vania, and the Ohio delegation, and tbe pub
lication of an interview with the Keystone
statesman has lower the temperature some
what. The interview was in regard to the
distribution of patronage in Ohio iu general,
and particularly as tolhe appointment of Mr.
Hart, of that stat as solicitor of internal
revenue. Senator Quay claims that the Ohio
people, represente 1 by Butter worth and Mc
Kinley, solemnly promised to keep their
hands off that place, leaving it to Pennsyl
vania, Ohio to have the deputy commis
sioner of internal revenue. Quay wanted the
solicitor-ship for Ju lge Gilkinson, of Penn
sylvania, and accuses Sherman of dishonora
ble conduct in helping to secure the place for
Senator Quay's Remark.
"It is all straight goods," Senator Quay
said to the reporter. "There will be very
few Sherman votes in Pennsylvania after
this. This exhibition of the Ohio idea is too
much for me. There was a definite under
standing that this position was to be left
clear for Mr. Gilkinson, but the Ohio people
accepted the place for Hart I believe that
Butterworth claims to have forgotten the
agreement. If I bad been in tl eir place
Hart would have been told to withdraw. I
don't know what they propose to do, or how
they propose to explain this. I only know
the agreement has been broken."
Sherman is Conciliatory.
Senator Sherman was seen regarding the
matter, and said he knew nothiug of any
compact being broken. He understood that
the appointment of Mr. Hart had been made
at the request of Butterworth and McKinley
when lie, (Sherman) was away from Washing
ton, aud he knew nothing about it until his
return. He failed to see why Mr. Quay
should make an attack on him. "If the Sen
ator felt aggrieved," said j.lr. Sherman, "he
might have come to tne and we might have
settled the matter without any dissension or
difficulty. I have always regardeiHSenator
Quay as a personal friend, and I am still his
friend. I would lie the last man in the world
to say one word which would be calculated
to hurt Mr. Quay's feelings."
Did the Halstead Vote Io It
Messrs. Me Kin ley and Butterworth when
seen resented . the idea that they had be
trayed anybody's confidence, 'or that they
have done anything which could rightfully
subject them to criticism There is a strong
suspicion abroad that when Kcuator Quay
voted against confirming Murat Halstead
all lrgains were declared off by the Ohio
I.ook Like a Revolutionary Move.
Paris, April 23. M. Naquet, as agent for
the Boulangists, is negotiating in London
for a loan of ;20,000,AX), offering 50 per
The Weather We May Expect.
Washington City, April 23. The indica
tions for thirty-six hours from S p.m. yesterday
are as follows: For Iowa Ruin, warmer
southerly winds, followed on Wednesday by
colder northwesterly winds. For Indiana
and Illinois Fair weather, followed by light
rain; warmer: southerly wiuds. For Michigan
and Wisconsin Rain, higher temperature;
Chicago. April 22.
Hollowing were the quotations on the board
of trade to-day: Wheat No. 2 May,' opened
88ic closed Kir; June, opened 834c. closed
81c; July, opened TiWc, closed TVU-Stc.
. om - o. s May. iened 84V, closed
June, opened S?4c, , closed a4c; July
opened SSHie, closed 3Tic. Oat a No s
May. opened 2.. chwed 2c; June,
opened :3c, closed ffljc; July, opened 2Me
c osed Z Pork - May. opened $11.77H,
". -une, openet 5-.. closed
JH-IEHi; July, opened U.u, closed $11,110.
iiara aiay. opeueu 5tt.W, Closed gtt.STU.
Uv ftork The Cnion stoc yards reports
the following prices: Hoks-. Market opened
steady but soon weakened and prices declined
iiifiii graues, W TUWt.iO; mutch packing,
4.&5iti.tt; mixed lots, f t.tt&ft l.tM: heavy pack
ing and shiDDinir lots, luavri i 41 'o,.i.
Firm at 10c ad vanre. Beeves, L'i031.ttl; cows.
i..Utt,.i.iir, stockers and feeders, ?-.4. 3.00.
bheep steady; natives. i&MirrtVi.&'i: western
corn fed, V4.MHSo5.25; lambs. $4.T5.(B.llJ.
Produce: Butter Fancy Elgin creamery JS4a
25c per lb; daries in linos. .-ilNe; packing
stock, lll3c. Eggs-Xtrictly fresli laid. Wc
perdoz. Poultry Live chi kens,l4aiic oer lh?
roosters, .'c: turkeys, 0(,13j: ducks, 10
v. KTCrc, 1 r-oiaioes i iiuiee Hurbanka.
SA3Mi per lm; Beauty of Hebron. i5fc.7c; Early
Rose iSiV; sweet jiotatojs, ia.UU per bbU
Apples-Choice (rreeuiuyi, S10fil.jj per bbl;
v,M. t 1 v- New Tork. April tl.
heat-IrreKular. No. 1 red state, iic; No. 2
do, hie; No. i red winter May, Kl;c; do,
Jnne. (J.:: do. July, bttc; do, August,
.Hc. Corn -Quiet: No. 2 mixed cash,
doMay.424c: do June, 4c: doJuly,4Hc.
Uau-Easier: No. 1 white .tate, c; No.
do. 31c; No. 2 mixed April, 2yc; do May.
J0 ,June- 20- Kye-lhill. Barley
XJuiL Pork - Dull; new mesa. 11.50ai8.ra.
Lard -Quiet: May. J7 22; June. Sla.
L.ve Stock: Cattle-Market lnl ; ord nary
to atrk-tly pi im; st-ers, (3.804.85 -a 100 t..
dry cows, S2.oUJWI.SII; fat bulls. i2.75a3J!
To-dav Liverpool tattle quotes American re
frigerator beer du'i; 7!o y t,. she.. and
Imb Firmer and a fraction higher; un
shorn fheep, 4.T56.00; unshorn yearlinKa.
v5P'7-87i4; fair 10 choice spring lambs. AM
&- P-r head. Hogs-No qnotaUon.
Hay Upland prairie, $7.
BUT Tlmetay new $748.00.
Oai Soft lie : haa W.on
ordWeod-Oak, $Up; Hickory, s.
Straw-K.00: baled 16 .00.
Sooner or later a
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Furniture the Finest,
Carpets the Most
Curtains the Richest,
The Largest sale of-
' ever held in the three cities.
Three Dollars and Fifty Cents
for Pantaloons that regularly sell for
Four and Five Dollars.
No Humbug! No Deception!
The Pioneer Clothier, Hatter and Gent's Furnisher,
115 and 117 West Second St.,
Embalming a Specialty.
No. 1805 Second avenne.
Shops Corner Ninth S vryid Seventh Avenue,
Rock Island, 111
General Jobbing and Repairing promptly done.
Ejf8econd Hand Machinery bought, sold and repaired.
Adams Wall Paper Co.,
LEECH & SUTCLIFFE, Managers.
300 Patterns of New Styles in Wall Paper.
-Painting, Graining and Paper Hanging.
D.aicK.T.u.u.s, Rock Is,andf ,H.
only S2.00 a: DOZEN.
Photos on a Toboggan Slide.
-AT THE VIENNA PHOTOGRAPHIC STUDIO,-
Sail at lun mamm t tK I
HAKELIER, Proprietor and -Artist.
No. 1723, Second aye Gayford'i old studio, over McCabe's.
Floral Designs furnished.
Telephone No. 1098.
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