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THE HOOK TBITAJST) ARCFOB, TUESDAY MAY 28, 18H9.
THE DAILY AKGUS
JOHN W- POTTER.
Tcesoat. Mat 28. 1889.
Davenport defeated Burlington again
yesterday through the superb pitching of
Hollacher and daring base stealing of
RoutcliSe and the brilliant fielding of
Allen, and but for the errors of Strothers
and Welch at most critical moments,
would have ended the game with but one
run to Burlington's credit. The best fea
ture of the game, as far as the visitors
were concerned, was the first ba9e play
and the heavy hitting of Raising. The
score was 5 to 4 . Harrington, the Dav
enport catcher, met with a bad misfor
tune in the seventh inning, the ball
striking him on the little finger and tear
i ng the ligament from the bone. He will
ba laid off for two weeks. Cady and
Weckbecker constituted the opposing
battery. The same clubs are playing
The jury in the case of Gould & Co.
vs. J. W. Wbeelock, returned a verdict
for the defendant yesterday afternoon
and a motion was entered for a new trial.
A jury was then selected for the case
or E. Okerberg vs. the J. II. Porter
Printing Co., and was composed of
Messrs. Michael Kane, Wilson Harris,
David Welsh, J. D. Beecher. H. lit tter,
W. T. Tindall. George Bromley. T. J.
Ellinwood, Charles Peterson. John Bopes,
C. J. Carlson and T. F. Vincent. The
suit was for $235 rent, money alleged to
be due Okerberg from the defendant and
it was shown that the Porter Printing
company mas organized while Porter had
possession of the property, and that
Porter was responsible for it. The pro
ceedings were therefore dismissed and a
new sait will be entered against Porter
individually. W. A. Meese appeared for
the plaintiff and McEniry & McEniry for
John Fclber plead guilty to forgery
this afternoon and" was sentenced by
Judge Glenn to occ year ia the peniten
tiary. Pol ire l'otata.
Albert Redmond was arrested by Offl
cer Kramer this morning for using inde
cent language, and Magistrate Wivill
fined bim $8 and costs.
The McGee-Cox neighborhood broil
dwindled out when it came before Magis
trate Wivill last evening, and the result
of the hearing was the dismissal or Cox
with costs assessed to tbe plaintiff.
Last night Officer Schaab found the
door of Will R. Johnson's jewelry store
open, and going to Mr. Johnson's
bouse informed him of the discovery.
The latter proceeded to the store, found
everything all right and satisfied himself
that the door had been left open through
the carelessness of a clerk.
This morning ex supervisor J. H. Fos
ter and Constable E. E. Reynolds, of
Drury, brought to Rock Island and
lodged in the county jail one S. B. Smith
who had been held in bonds of $200 by
Justice John E. Wray, of Drury, for
burglary. Last Friday night the general
store of Mr. Foster in Drury was bur
glarized and goods to the value of $40
taken, this including groceries .dry goods,
postage stamps and money. Mr. Foster
traced the burglar to Smith's house in
Mercer county, and procuring a search
warrant,found the stolen property there.
Hence Smith's arrest.
A SAD MISHAP.
Jan a llfvln Hrtn with a Terrible
Arrldeat at the 1'pper Rork Ittlaad
John Devine, car sealer in the upper
Rock Island yards, met with a terrible
accident while in the performance of his
duty this morning, and one that cost him
his left foot. He was walking between two
detached and slowly moving cars, as was
his custom, and taking tbe seal of the
forward car when the brake beam of the
car immediately back struck him on tbe
heel and 'threw him down in such a po
sition that his left foot was caught
upon the rail and frightfully man
gled. Henry Roscnfield, a switchman,
saw the mishap, and quickly seiz
ing Devine pulled him from under
tbe wheels and thereby probably saved
his life, for in another instant the wheels
would have passed over his head; they
grazed his shoulder as it was.
Upon examination by Dr. Truesdale,
who happened to be at the depot, it was
found that amputation of the foot below
tbe knee was the only remedy and the
unfortunate young man was placed in a
coach and conveyed to Davenport for
Surgeon General Peck to perform that
Devine is a young man who has just
attained his majority, who was reared
here where his parents reside, and during
his service in the employ of tbe Rock
Island road, has proven himself faithful
Bewars of Oinimenta for Catarrh that Contain
as mercury will surely destroy the sense
of smell and completely derange the
whole system when entering it through
the mucus surfaces. Such articles should
never be used except on prescriptions
from reputable physicians, as tbe damage
tbey will do are ten fold to the good you
can possibly derive from tbem. Hall's
Catarrh Cure, manufactured by F. J.
Cheney & Co., Toledo, O.. contains no
mercury, and is taken Internally, and
acts directly upon the blood and mucus
surfaces of the system. In buying Hall's
Catarrh Cure, be sure you get tbe genu
nine; it is taken internally and made in
Toledo, Ohio, by F. J. Cheney $ Co.
KTSoId by druggists. Price 75 cents
The Oldeat American Rnldtar Dead.
Ncw York, May 2& Capt Henry Smith,
for eleven years librarian of the .National
Soldiers' home at Washington City, and ti e
oldest so'dier of tbe United States, died Bun
day afternoon in Brooklyn.
Bought a Short-Stop and Pitcher.
8t. Louis, May 28. Manager Watkina, of
the Kan nan City base ball cluti, has cloeed a.
deal with the fit. Paul club for Pickett, the
famous short-stop, and Sowders, the woll
Qood-By, Panama Canal.
Paris,' May 28. Le Paris announces that
the iamie of Panama canal lottery bonds has
Charged With Murder
Formal Action Taken Against
Coughlin and Sullivan
fOE THE MURDER OF EE. ORONDJ.
The Policeman Sent to Jail Without Ball
McOeehan'a Case -Why He Was Ar
rested and His Claim or an Alibi Bar
barons Case of Lynching In Michigan A
Baplst Dragged Through the Streets at
the End ot a Rope Heavy Mall Bobbery
Chicago, May 2S Daniel Coughlin, the
detective, and P. O. Sullivan, the Lake View
ice dealer, were formally arrested last night
on the charge of murdering Dr. Cronin.
After tbe formal reading of the warrants
Coughlin was led from his cell in tbe Har
rison street station, and, accompanied by his
attorney, W. S. Forrest, was taken to the
Chicago avenue police station, where, after
brief proceeding, he was committed to the
county jail without bail.
The information upon which the warrant
for the arrest of Coughlin and Sullivan was
iaraed was sworn to by John Joseph Cronin,
a brother of the murdered man. Sullivan
was arrested after eating bis supper at home,
and was beld a prisoner in Lake View.
The Times says that Sullivan has made a
full (svnfessiou of tbe whole plot and murder.
Sullivan Makes Some Admissions.
Sullivan weakened yesterday and con
fessed that he had known Coughlin for years
instead of having become acquainted with
him only since the murder. He also ad
mitted that he was a member of tbe Clan-na-Oael
in good standing, and was present at
Unooln hall, at fiOl Lincoln avenue, tbe
night of March ifci last, when Cronin and
others initiated several near members, taking
one of the officers' chairs.
Will Not Talk A bent McGeehau.
Despite the repeated denials of the police
authorities, who, witii some show of temper,
disclaim any knowledge of his whereabouts,
it is definitely known that Peter McOeehan,
the Philadelphia blacksmith, who is sus
pected of being the principal factor in tbe
assassination, is confined in one of the dark
oella beneath the detective department in
tbe oity taalL No attempt has so far
bean made to "put bim on the rack" or in the
sweat box, the authorities preferring to await
further developments before subjectii-g bim
te an inquisition. Tbe fact is that they are
wore than a little in doubt as to the ground
they are treading on. More than one prom
inent official connected with the department
has questioned very seriously whether any
reasonable ground existed for McUeebau's
Why He Was Arrested.
McOeehan was arrested because be left a
good job in Philadelphia, come here and did
not appear to want work, whilo he asso
ciated with enemies of Dr. Cronin. He can
prove an alibi, it is said, and that he was in
Pullman tbe night of tbe murder.
The "Smith" who turned up Sunda; night
is Willard J. Smith, employed by a real
state agent here. He called on tbe police
authorities yesterday, but was not wanted.
He promised to appear as a witness when
called and went his way.
Denial from the Clan-na-Oael.
Tbe statements printed yesterday tbat Dr.
Cronin was "removed" as a result of a secret
trial conducted by the Clan-na-Oael organi
sation, is emphatically denied by members of
that organization. Luke Dillon, of Phila
delphia, who claims to be in this city as the
representative of the national body, issued a
card to the public last night emphasizing this
WORK OF MICHIGAN LYNCHERS.
A Mulatto Mlncreaiit Horribly Pat to
Death by a Mob.
Port Huron, Mich., May 28 Albert Mar
tin, a mulatto w ho brutally assaulted Mrs.
John Gillis, wife of a. farmer living near
this city, about two weeks ago, was taken
from tbe county jail about 2 o'clock yes tea
day morning by a masked mob and lynched.
Ever since the outrage was committed there
has been considerable talk of lynching, but
tbe sheriff and police paid no attention
Asaanlted the Turnkey.
About 2 o'clock Turnkey La Roche opened
the door, when be was confronted by three
strangors wearing masks. They seized La
Roche and demanded tbe keys. He said be
did not have them. Then tbey choked, beat,
and dragged him into the street, where about
fifty maske 1 men rushed him around tbe
The Victim Secured.
The members of tbe mob were armed with
revolvers, and a few had sledge-hammers,
with which they soon battered down tbe iron
doors. Tbe door of Martin's cell was not
locked, and as tbe men entered be said:
What in h 1 do you wantr These were
his lost words. A noose was quickly made
in a long rope which the lynchers carried,
and it was slipped over his neolc while be was
yet in bed. The other end of the rope reached
out to tbe street, where it was h 1J by not
less than fifty willing hands.
With a blood-curdling yell the men started
on a run. Martin was unable to regain bis
feet, and he was dragged through the sher
iff's offline out to the street His bead struck
a coal stove with such force as to turn it half
way around. Amid shouts and firing of re
volvers the infuriated mass of men headel
for the Seventh street bridge, three blocks
away. 1 bey bad to turn two street corners
on their way, and as tbey maue tbe turn by
the Baptist cr.urch the wretch's bead caught
in the stone covering to the gutter.
They Showed No Mercy.
No effort was made to extricate him, and
the halt was only long enough to give a ter
rible tug on tbe rope, by which the body was
released. The noose on the rope had loosened.
and the knot, being in front, slipped over tbe
wretche's chin and into his mouth. It was
then tightened until the lower jaw was pulled
down upon his neck in a manner tbat must
have caused tbe victim terrible suffering.
The Close of the Tragedy.
Arriving at tbe bridge one end of the rope
was slung over an iron stringer and Martin
was iwun; off. His body, which by this
time must have been lifeless, was left hang
ing, and with a few parting shots tbe mob
left tbe scene.
No attempt was made to arrest any mem
ber of the mob. It is thought it was com
posed of Mr. Gillis' neighbors.
MAIL ROBBERY AT CHICAGO.
Eighty-Six Beglstered Packages Disappear
and Leave No Trace.
Chicago, May 28. When Postmaster Sex
ton oume down to his office yesterday morn
ing be was met by a subordinate official,
who told him the details of one of the larg
est robberies of registered mail ever com
mitted in the Chicago postoffice. Tbe vault
in Superintendent A. R. Hubbard's division
had been entered, evidently by an employe
familiar with tbe place, and eighty-six regis
tered packages, all ready to put in pouches
for their destinations, abstracted, and no
trace left '.-.
A Night Clerk's Omission of Duty.
An investigation was at once begun, when
it was learned that the night olark coming on
duty Sunday night did not receipt for the
packages to the day clerk, whom he relieved,
tbe latter being in a hurry to get away, and
deferred taking a receipt till yesterday morn
ing, when ho, in turn, relieved the night
dark. It was then discovered that eighty
six registered packages were missing and
could not ba accounted for.
Twe Employes Suspected.
The robbery was committed Sunday night,
bnt the amount of money contained in the
packages cannot be ascertained for some days.
Two employes of tbe postoffice are suspected
of the theft, but Postmaster Sexton declinei
to make public their names pending fnrthet
investigation. V. ;"
'' ' MORE TROUBLE AT BRAIDWOOD. ;j
The Italian Striken Balsa a Blot and
Troops Are Odt. "
rt strike assumed a serious aspect yesterday.
3ne thousand armed Italians invaded the
9oal section of the Chicago, Wilmington and
Vermillion Coal company, shooting their
weapons and carrying tbe United States
Bag. Tbey ordered the deputy sheriffs to
dear oat and dispersed about 100 men who
were at work.
Filled the Shafts with Props.
Tbey then filled the main and air shafts
with mine props and dump-cars, and cut the
telephone and telegraph wires, after which
they retired, shooting their guns and yell
ing like madmen. Gen. Vance and the mil
itia arrived late last night, and no more
trouble was expected until this morning.
The Fourth Regiment Ordered Ont. j
Springfield, His., May 28. Governor
Fifer last night ordered the Fourth regiment
to report at once at Braid wood, Ilia, the
scene of the labor trouble. '
Details of the Turbulence.
Braidwood, May 28. The striking miners
have declared war. Yesterday morning
about 200 strikers armed with guns appeared
near the works of the Chicago, Wilmington
and Vermillion company and informed
Sheriff Huston, who was on the ground with
a posse, tbat they would shoot any man
who attempted to enter the shaft, and if op
posed in this would burn the top workings.
Tbe sheriff ordered the mob to disperse, and
the men went away on being assured that
no men would be allowed to work. Tbey re
turned again about 3 o'clock with an in
creased force of nearly 600, and at tbe front
of their guns drove all employes from the
works, and then turned their attention to fill
ind up tbe main shaft with pit-cars, props
and other material. They demolished the
telephone and all the windows in the build
ing. Then they left the field.
The Sheriff's Telegram.
Sheriff Huston telegraphed Governor
Fifer as follows: "I went to the shaft with
twenty-five deputies this morning to guard
tbe 100 miners who went to work. Tbe Ital
ian strikers assembled about 20(t strong, many
of them carrying guns. I was riding alone
about 100 yards from them when the leader
called me to him under cover of his cocked
gun and commenced to threaten tbe lives of
tbe men at work. He said there would be
2,000 men th'.-re at 12 o'clock, and they would
kill every man at work. He said tbey would
prevent the men from working even though
they were killed.
"I am powerless to stop them without
bloodshed and tbe chances are against me. I
would therefore call on you for military help
The Troops Promptly Start.
Streatok, III, May Company A, of
the Fourth regiment, left at 8 o'clock last
evening, with orders to proceed to Braid-
wood. There were about forty men in line,
under command of Lieuts. Mullock and
Kinsman. The depot was surrounded lv a
large crowd, among whom were many min
ers and their sympathisers. Some of them
taunted the militiamen occasionally.
Bloomikoton, 111., May 2S. Company G.
of tbe Fourth regiment Illinois National
Guard, under command of Capt Butler, left
last evening for Gardner, near the scene ol
tbe oraidwood coal mine disturbance.
Kankakee, HI, May 2S. Fifty officers
ana men or Company H, Fourth regiment,
left for the Braidwood riots at 9 o'clock last
Attempt to Wreck a Train.
iater. An attempt to wreck the train
carrying Chicago militia to this place was
made at Gardner. Stones had been wedged
in the switches so that if the train had been
running fast there would have been a ter
rible disaster. The obstructions were re
moved and the train met no further aJven
Presbyterian Action on Prohibition.
New York, May 28. The Frebbyterian
assembly was charged yesterday by Judge
Wilson, of the publication committee, with
holding the committee in an attitude of cen
sure. He said he would resign rather than
submit to it, while other members said the
committee was not doing as well as former
committees, and should be looked after. It
was finally decided to appoint a committee
to "confer" with the publication board and
report to the next assembly. A resolution
was adopted bidding all wise and proper
movements for suppression of the 1 quor
traffic Godsieed, but later another was adopted
calling upon all Presbyterian clergymen to
take an active part in such movements. Dr.
Crosby and others vigorously protes;ing.
Judge Cooley's Commission at Chicago.
Chicago, May 28. Inter-state Commerce
Commissioners Cooley, Bragg, and Morrison
began 'a special meeting here yesterday for a
hearing of tbe case of John P. Squire, of
Boston, and the complaint of the board of
trade, that western roads centering here have
been unfairly discriminating in the rates on
live stock and packing bouse products against
tmcago dealers and in rapr of Iowa towns.
Tbe commission heard some testimony yes
terday. Stabbed His Mother to Ieath.
Grans R a puis, Mich., May $. Charles
.Velte, an unmarried man and a furniture
worker by trade, mortally wounded his
mother and killed himself last night He
stabbed his mother in the breast ami abdo
men six or eight times and then shot himself
in tbe mouth with a rifla Velte has been out
of work for some time and was very despon
dent, and it is supposed that he was insane
when ba committed the double crime.
Balfour Answers a Question.
London, May 28. In the house of com
mons last evening Gi'l, member for South
Louth, asked Balfour whether it was true
that a league was being formed for tbe pur
pose of establishing Protestants iu possession
of farms in Ireland from which Catholic
tenants have been or may be evicted. Bal
four, in reply, said he saw nothing worthy
of blame in finding tenants for vacant land,
even if tbey were Protestants.
Races at Gravesend, L. L, yesterday, were
postponed on account of rain.
Twelve women are walking a six-days 12-
hour match at v ashington City.
About S00 ore-handlers are on strike at
Marquette, Mich., for more wogps. .
A heavy white frost at Dover, N. H.,
Monday morning did great damage to crops.
It is announced that Senator Allison is to
marry Miss Theresa Stougbton.'SAughter of
a former patent attorney of Washington.
It is understood that the president has se
lected the successor to Indian Commissioner
Oberly, aud will name him in a few weeks.
uapt rarqunar, commander or tbe war
ship Trenton, which was lost at Apia, in tbe
Samoan Islands, has arrived in v ashington
Tbe Connecticut senate Monday passed the
house bill for a secret ballot, tbe Republicans
voting for and the Democrats against the
. Tcbigorin and Weiss, the champion chess
players, have played four games, each a
draw. They will now divide the first prize
of tl,7'0 offered at tbe chess tournamen t at
New York and also tbe title of world's
Fire at Reno, Nev., Monday, destroyed
thirty -one buildings, including five hotels, an
old theatre, five business houses, ten rest
dences, two flouring mills and the Central
Pacific roundhouse and turn-table. Loss,
about PJUO.OOO; insurance, about (125,000.
The Alleged Haytien Commlesion.
Wabbinotoh Cmr, May 28. Beverly
Tucker, who has been mentioned as one of
the members of the rumored commission to
look into affairs at Hayti, was at tbe state
department yesterday and had a conference
witn (Secretary Blaine. A confidential friend
of Mr. Tucker said tbat tbe latter had been
tendered a place on tbe allec-ed Haytien com
mission and bad accepted. One of the sub
jects the commission will consider is said to
be whether tbe United States shall recotmiae
Legitime or Hippolyte as president of the
iiaytien republic. -
Can Not Come la Doty Free.
Washington Cut, May 28. In reply to
letter from Mother St Agnes McClellan,
superioress of the Ursullne convent, at Gal
veston, Tex., Assistant Secretary Tichenor
informs her that three altars of carved
wood, imported for toe church of the Orsu
lina nuns, cannot ba admiitted free of duty.
licliriii!! Sea Is Ours.
And Our Dominion We Pro
pose to Maintain.
PROTECTION FOB SEALING GROUNDS
England Sends Ber Warships There and
Uncle Sam Follows Salt The Cause
aaenees May Be Serious, bnt John Boll
Expected to Submit A Little Clond In
the Direction of Haytl French Designs
Suspected Notes from the Capital.
Washington City, May 28. The New
Tork Herald's correspondent telegraphs bis
paper as follows: "The sending of the Eng
lish ships Swiftsure and Ampbion to Sitka,
with orders to cruise in Bebring sea, has
caused quite a stir in official circles here.
"The treasury department has repeatedly
called tbe attention of tbe government to the
fact tbat ships flying the English flag are en
gaged in illicit sealing in Behring sea. In
most cases the- vessels are well armed, and
our revenue cutters, which only carry how
itzers, are no match for them.
We Will Assert Dominion.
"The government has decided that its inter
ests in Alaska shall be protected. The
United States steamer Adams, which was
under sailing orders for Honolulu, expected
to leave Tuesday, but a telegram has been
sent to the commandant of the Mare island
navy yard ordering him to detain her. She
will go north, in company with the Iroquois,
and both vessels will leave early in the week
for Sitka. The state department intends to
assert dominion over the whole north Pacific
ocean within the limit denned by our treaty
Grave Questions on Tap.
"If, as it appears, the English government
are sending warships to protect Canadian
vessels engaged in taking al north of the
Aleutian islands our government will be con
fronted with an international question of the
gravest im-ortane. The revenue cutters
Rush and liear and tbe warships Thetis,
Adams and Iroquois will be on hand to en
force the laws of the country, so far as en
croachments on the seal fisheries are con
cerned. Uncle Sam's Contention.
"Our government takes the ground that
when we acquired Alaska by purchase in
1SSG7, we also acquired all of its vested rights,
one of which was Bt'bring sea. The question
was settled in 1SJ9, when England tried the
same tactics which she is now about to at
tempt. Russia showed fight, and sent a large
fleet to these waters. The question was final
ly decided against England by arbitration.
Secretary Blaine maintains that we have
exclusive dominion over all that portion of
the Pacific ocean known as Behring sea, ex
cepting such part as borders on the Siberian
coast east of the treaty line.
It May Mean War.
"If England persists in sending ships of
war to protect tbe Canadian vessels, this
government will take vigorous measures to
prevent such action. A conflict of authority
within this immense area of water claimed
and owned by the United States may mean
war. It is believed that England, seeing that
this government is determined to enforce its
rights, will withdraw and submit the ques
tion to arbitration, as was done in lS&J."
In the Matter or Hayti.
There is also a disturbance of the interna
tional atmosphere which is central just now
over Hayti. The Baltimore Sun's corre
spondent, who seems to have facilities for
getting "tips" on state department matters,
has sent to bis paper the following: "It is
now learned that upon rumors of a Franco
Hay tian treaty Mr. Blaine called tbe atten
tion of the French minister to the subject.
M. Roustau disclaimed in the most positive
manner any personal knowledge of the exist
ence of any such agreement. Next day he
showed Mr. Blaine a cable dispatch from the
French minister for foreign affairs affirming
that no such treaty as suggested had been
concluded with Hayti.
Taken Cnm Crano Sails.
. The best opinion in state and diplomatic
circles is that the denial of the French gov
ernment is technically correct, but at the
same time it is firmly lx-lieved that France
has been conducting secret negotiations with
Hayti, and is on the qui vivo to take instant
advantage of any opportunity to further its
interests in that quarter. .It was said at the
French legation yesterday that Frauce not
only had not concluded a treaty with Hayti,
but had no incentive to desire one.
MUST EARN THEIR SALARIES.
Appointees to Indian Agencies Given a
Hroad Hint as to Their Dalles.
Washington City, May 28. The secre
tary of the interior has directed that the fol
lowing letter of instructions shall accompany
each commission to an Indian agent:
lam directed by the president to inform
yon that the office to which you are appointed
is considered one of far mure than ordinary
importance, hot h for the interests of the gov
ernment and of the Indiav who will be
brought under your charge and direction;
that sobriety and integrity must mark the
conduct of yourself and every one connected
or associated directly or Indirectly with
the agency under your charge; that an
improved condition in the affairs of the
agency will be expected within a reasonable
time, both as to methods in doing business
and as to the condi. ton of the Indians; that
the education and proper training of the In
dian children and the agricultural and other
industrial pursuits of the adult Indians must
receive your constant and careful attention,
to the end that they may be advanced in the
ways of civilization, and to the condition of
self-support; that your commission will be
held with the express understanding that you
will use your utmost endeavors to further
these objections and purposes.
Borne Rule "Ladies Appeal to the Queen.
London, May 28. A deputation of the
Ladies' English Home Rule union arrived
at Falcarragh Sunday afternoon to observe
the condition of the evicted tenants. Tbey
sent a telegraphic message to the queen re
gretting that the day, tbe anniversary of her
birth, upon which they congratulated ber
majesty, should be signalized by tbe evic
tion from their wretched homes of 150
women and children, tbe poorest of her ma
jesty's subjects. The ladies appealed to the
queen to interpose to prevent further evic
tions, the character of which was a disgrace
to humanity and a shame to Great Britian.
The President's Selections.
Washington City, May 28. Among tbe
appointments announced by tbe president
yesterday were the following: Samuel J.
Ruby, of Iowa, United States counsel at
Belfast. Ireland; Hiram Smith, Jr., of
Cameron, Ma, to be first deputy commis
sioner of pensions; register of land office,
Dorus M. Fox, of Des Moines, la., at Des
They Conld Not Find a Church.
Washington City, May 24 Mr. Sing
erly's yacht Restless, having .on board tbe
president, Attorney General Miller, Repre-
s mtative Anderson of Kansas, CoL George
Williams and Private Secretary Halford,
reached h -r wharf in this city chortly before
noon yesterday. Saturday night was spent
anchored in the river, and Sunday morning
a landing was made at Lnonardtown, Md.,
about eighty ratios from Washington. Tbe
party took two snort walks during the dav.
but could not find a church. The yacht left
lnonardtown at 6 o'clock Sunday evening
and lay anchored all night in a severe rain
storm. The ram spoiled much of tbe plot
ore the president expected to have, but he
expressed himself as having had a good time.
Pensioners Claim and Get a Balsa.
Washington City, May 28. Commis
sioner of Pensions Tanner Saturday accord
ed a hearing to representatives of a class of
pensioners who lost both an arm and a leg
in sue service, one or both near the body.
Tbe present rating for such disability ranges
xrom fo to loo per month, according to tbe
degree of disability incurred, and the pen
sioners of this class insist tbat they should be
rated at f a per month. The commnlooer
decided that a just and fair construction of
be statute justified tbe payment of $72 per
month to pensioners whose disability is such I
as above indicated.
Bnquetted by the New York
PROMINENT DEMOCRATS ON HAND
To Do Honor to the ex-President, Governor
Hill Among Them The Speech of the
Gnest of the Evening Not Making; Any
Apologies for His Course as President
ial possible to Please Everybody Pith of
New York, May 23. The banquet at the
Fifth Avenue hotel last evening, tendered
ex-President Cleveland by the Young Men's
Democratic club of this city, was attended by
representatives from all the Democratic
clubs and organizations in Now Tork and
Brooklyn, w ho Joined with the first named
club in doing honor to the ex -president The
guests included many scores of tbe leading
Democrats of the nation. Among them were
Governor Hill, ex-Minister Tbelps, W. L.
Scott, W. C P. ISreckenridge, and ex-Governor
Hoadly. Letters of regret were re
ceived from ex-Secretary Bayard, Don M.
Dickinson, Fitz Hugh Lee, John W. Daniel,
A Flattering Ovation.
The ex-president was gneted with great
applause on entering the room, and received
a flattering ovation when bo rose to speak,
the cheering lasting several minutes. Presi
dent Arnold introduced tbe guest of the
evening, aud after the applause had subsided
Mr. Cleveland began his address.
The Ex-Fresldvnt's Speech.
Mr. Cleveland began his address with an
expression of bis appreciation of the manner
in which be had been welcomed and made
at home in the city of New York, and grati
tude for tbe fraternal hospitality shown him,
asserted his attachment to the true Demo
cratic faith, and said he bad been honored
far beyond his deserts, but that no man could
deserve the party's highest honor. He was
more convinced than ever, he said, that tha
cause of true Democracy was the safeguard
and hope of the people.
No Apology or Confession.
Continuing he said: I come to you with no
excuses nor a-mlot-ies. and with no confession
of disloyalty. It is not given to man to meet
ad the various and conflicting views of party
duty and p.-lirj- which prevail In an organiza
tion where individual opinion is so freely tol
erated as in the Democratic parly. Iteeause
these views are various and conflicting, some
of them must be wrong. And yet, when they
are honestly held and advocated, they should
provoke no bitterness nor condemnation; but
when they are dishonestly proclaimed, as a
mere cover and pretext for personal resent
ment and disappointment, they should be met
by the eiposure and contempt which they de
s rve. If with sincere design and intent one
charged with party representation has kept
the party faith, that must answer his party
A Difficult Trust to Administer.
No man can lay down the trust which he
has held in behalf of a generous and confiding
people and feel that at all times ha has met in
the best possible way the requirements of the
trust; but he is not derelict iu duty if he has
conscientiously devoted bis efforts and his
Judgment to the people's service. I have
deliberately placed in close connection loyalty
to Democratic principles and devotion to the
interests of the -eople: for in my view they
belong together and should mean the same
Reasons for Party Existence.
But in this day of partisan feeling and at
tachment, it is well for us to pause, and recall
the truth that the only justification for the
existence of any party is the claim that In
principle and performance its object and pur
poses are the promotion of the public good and
tbe advancemsnt of the welfare and prosper
ity of our entire country. There never was a
party pint form or declaration of principles
which did nut profess these things and make
them tbs foundation of party creed; and any
body of men who should openly proclaim that
they were associated together for the express
purpose of gaining supremacy in th ) govern
ment, with the sole intent of distributing
offices and tbe spoils of victory among the as
sociates, would be treated with ridicule and
scorn. Thus are we brought face to face with
the proposition that parties should no more
than individuals be untruthful and dishonest.
No Cohesion In the Spoils System.
Of course, in the supremacy of party there
are advantages to its members and this Is
not amiss, l'ut when high party aims and
professions are lost sight i f or ahandoned.and
the leucfit of office-holding and personal
pelf are all that remain to inspire party activ
ity, not only is the confid -nee of those relied
on for patriotic sup-iort forfeited, but the ele
ments of cohesion and of effective and last,
ing political strength are gone. The honest
difference of opinion thut muxl always exist
upon questions of principle and public policy
shou d furnish abundant occasion for the ex
istence of parties, and point out their field of
usefulness. Tbe study and discussion of these
questions cannot fail to result in more valua
ble citizenship ayid more intelligent and bet
ter cquipied itartisans.
Ihe Democracy Eulogised.
The remainder of the speech was a eulogy
of tbe Democratic party, a declaration that
fidelity to the words of Jefferson and the
traditions of the party did not prevent pro
gression abreast of the advanced thought of
tbe age and a prod at the Republicans for a
pretense "of liberality and harmony, which,
when partisan advantage is to be gained,
gives way for inflammatory appeals to sec
tional bate and passion," while tbe Democ
racy, he said, "insists upon that equality be
fore the law which concedes th.x-ure and pro
tection of the government to simple manhood
and citizenship." Said he: Ve know that
we have espoused the cause of right and jus
tice. We know that we have not permitted
duty to country to wait upon expediency.
We know that we have not trafficked our
principles for success. We know that we
have not deceived tbe people with false prom
ises and pretenses; and we know that we
have not corrupted nor betrayed the poor
with the money of the rich."
A Promise ot Victory.
He closed by predicting that triumph will
follow tbe enlightened judgment aud sober
second thought of the people; said that men
are reviewing the reason for their party
affiliations and the Democracy was being
constantly recruited by intelligent, young
and sturdy adherents. Steadfastness to Dem
ocratic faith would surely and quickly lead
to a victory which wculd be fairly and nobly
Responses to toasts were made by W. C.
P. Breckenridge, Governor Hill (who referred
to Mr. Cleveland in tbe most cordial terms),
ex-Governor Hoadly, and others.
Mrs. Ayer's Suit A gat nut Seymour.
New York, May 2& Judge Daly's deci
sion in tbe Harriett Hubbard Ayer case
yesterday sustains Mrs. Ayer on all points,
and severely critices the action of J. V.
Seymour and his associates in the Recauiier
company. Seymour's application for dis
missal of the proceedings is denied, and tbe
injunction obtained by Mrs. Ayer is con
Another Race for the Valkyrie.
London, May 28. Yesterday's race was
won by the Valkyrie in 4 hrs. 10 nun. 8 sec.
The I rex finished next in 4 hrs. 82 min. 85
sec, and the Yarana in 4 hrs. 29 min. 29 sec.
Adopted the Saturday Half-Holiday.
Biddeford, Ma, May 28. The agents of
the Pepperell, the Laoonia. and the York
mills yesterday notified the employes that the
mills will begin the (Saturday half-holiday
system on June 4, continuing until Sepu 14.
Depositors to Bo Paid In FuIL
Scranton, Pa., May 28. The failure of
the Scran ton City bank caused little excite
ment yesterday. Mr. Cunster, the assignee.
has taken hold of the institution, and the de
positors believe they will be paid in full.
. Will Investigate at Mew York.
Washihgtoh City, May 28. The oiril
service commission left last ' evening for
New York to make an investigation into the
conduct of affairs in tbe custom house and
other branches of the public service there.
Took the Oath of Office.
Washwqtow GrrT. May 2a Judge Gllke
son, the new second comptroller of tha treas
ury, took the oath of office yesterday morn
ing, but will not assume his duties until next
SPRING HAS GOME !
and with it
I Lace Curtain Stretchers
Will Suve voo Monev. Time and f.ahnv.
Evemv IiousEKEKpea Should Uavk Om
say lady can operate them.
For Sale By
Poluts from the I'roret ding; of the Two
Hounen 1 hat Invest lent ion.
Springfield, Ills., May 28. Attempts in
the seuate yesterday to get up tlie hills re
quiring semi-monthly payment of wages and
reducing the legal interest rate to 7 per cent,
were voted down, as was a similar effort in
behalf of the bill requiring examination of
mine managers. Joint resolutions asking
congress to join in the building
of the Chicago drainage canal, so
as to make it a ship canal, were
adopted. Bills were passed to prevent fraud
in land sales; providing for the dissolution of
drainage districts and amending the election
law. The governor sent in the following ap
pointment: Charl'-s U. Trusdell, of Cook
county, member board of state commission
ers of public charities; Edwin Wafts, of
Sangamon, member b tard of live stock com
missioners; William McKenzie and Daniel H.
Williams, of Cook, members state board of
health. Also William H. Beebe, of Cook;
Wilson 8. Kay, of Iroquis; Matthew V.
Brady, of Cook; George W. Patton, of Liv
ingston, and Adlai T. Ewing, of Cook,
trustees industrial home for the blind.
Tbe house coneurrei in the conference re
port on the Southern penitentiary appro
priation. The senate bill amending the law
in regard to mutual live stock insurance
companies was passed. She senate joint res
olution providing for a joint committee to
sit after adjournment and consider the es
tablishment of a state reformatory institu
tion was adopted, and the senate bill prohib
iting the compromise of bastardy suits for
less than (400 passed. Tbe joint resolution
regarding the Chicago drainage caual was
' Says There Was o Charge of Bribery.
Springfield, Ills., May 33. Editor R. W.
Patterson was upon tbe stand yesterday at
the investigation of bribery in connection
with the Merritt trust bilL The witness tes
tified that he had not inferred when he read
the article printed in his paper, that any
member of the senate had been bribed, and
did not believe that the article gave the reader
to understand that such was the case. He
said he got the informajion that caused him
to send a correspondent here from the Chi
cago agent of the Deuver Watch company
a letter which said that Avery, of the Elgin
com-iany, had w ired Bunn to beat the anti
trust bill and charge the "expenses" to the
On the Race Courses.
Latoma, Ky., May 28. The winning
horses yesterday were: Kedar Khan,
mile, 1:18; Louis d'Or, 1 mi e, l:44?i; Ten
don, 1 1-16 miles, 2:02: Bannerette, 1 mile,
TO yards, 1:4; Phoenix, mile, 1:08.
Chicago, May 2S. 1 he races at the West
Side park yesterday were won as follows:
Weaver, mile, 1:20; Ramble, i mUe,
1:19; Cartoon, mUe, 1:33; Carrie Burke,
X mile, 1:20)1; Jim Jordan, mile, lil.
Great Sleeting of Good Templars.
Chicago, May 28. Headquarters for the
great world's convention of the Right
Worthy Grand Lodge of the Independent
Order of Good Templars which commenced
to-day were opened yesterday in the entresol
of tbe Palmer house. Four hundred delegates
have already arrived, England, Ireland,
Scotland, Australia, India and South Amer
ica being represented.
The Weather We Mav KxnerU
Washington City. May 2S.-The indica
tions for thirty-six hours from S p. m. yester
day are as follows: For Indiana Fair, warmer
weather in northern portion, stationary tem
perature iu s u thorn Hirtione; northwesterly
winds. Kor Illinois-Fuir weather: northerly
winds; Ft: tionary tempe nturc in southern
portion, sight y warmer in northern portion.
For Lower Michigan Fair weather, except In
eastern portion, r.-dn, followed by clearing;
weather; cooler in southeastern portion, j
warmer in northern portiun; northerly winds.
For Upper Michliran Fair, warmer weather.
variable winds. For Wisconsin Fair weather;
northerly winds; warmer in eastern portion,
stationary temperature in western portion.
For Iowa-Fair weather Tuesday, showers on
Wednesday; variable winds; slight changes
CniCAOo, May 27.
Quotations on the board of trade to-day were
as follows: Wheat No. 2 May. opened 81c,
closed 74c June, opened rOVfcc, closed
Tc: July, opened Tiitt-Sgc, closed ?ft"4-96c.
Corn No. May. opened SSc closed
SiHc; June, opened and closed Xltc: July,
opened and closed 3U"o. Oats No. 3 May.
opened and closed 21o; June, opened 22c,
closed 21?4-; July, oi-ened, ffiic, closed Sc.
Pork June, opened U,W, clewed U.S6; July,
opened sil.K, cl.-sed f 113; August, opened
S11.90, closed $12.1X1. Lard-June, opened
S6.TS, closed ftS.7:.
Live stock The Union stock yards rr ports
the following prices: Hotrs .Market opened
fairly active b it prices were 5c lower; light
Krades, M.4O&.4.70; rough packing-. $4.:o&l,ta
mixed kta. fl.fcil.ii: heavy packing and
shipping lota, (4.40(4.55. Cattle-Market
slow but steady; beeves, $a 35.4 ir: cows and
mixed, fl.ttt33.V0; stockers and feeders.
$2JKai75. Sheep-All sold l c higher: Fed
shorn Texans, f3.Su 4.0J; Oregon rangers,
$&&; natives. $3.2 4&4.40.
Produce: Butter-Fancy Elgin creamery,
lfic per lb; dairies in line, B&12c; roll butter,-
7&9c. Eggs-Strictly fresh. 13c per
dot Poultry Live chickens, Vo per lb; roost
ers, 5c; turkeys, 67c; ducks. lO&iao, Pota
toesChoice Burbanks, 2u30c per bu; Beauty
of Hebron. 25c; mixed lota, 2ia; sweet po
tatoes, J1.753.(W per bbl. Apples-Choice
greenings, JlJi5&1.5a per bbl: poor lots. 75c3
eUM. 6trawberriesa2.00a2.5J per 24-qt-casa.
Kiw York, May 27.
Wheat -Quiet; No. 2 red state, 840; do
red winter June, 814c; do July, ato bid;
do August, 8IS4C bid. Corn-Stead; No.
mixed cash. i. do June, 40Hc- do July,
lo bid. Oats Easier; No. 1 white state,
nominal: No. t mixed May, STc: do June,
27sc. Kyo Dull. Barley-Nominal. Pork
Dull: new mess tlU.0tQdl25. Lard -Quiet;
$7.10 June; 7.11 July.
Live f-tock: Cattle-Market fairly firm;
steers. $., 4.60 H 10J t s: dry , ows, $2.Ua
a. 0; bulls, $2.8 K8 8.50. Sheep and Lambs
Market easier for sheep, firmer and higher
for spring lambs; common to choice sheep,
$4.0O&25 101 s;)earliig8.$5.IM0.1'i; spring
lambs, $StM3.00. Hogs-Market nominally
&DCX UUtltD. .
Hay Upland prairie, $8 00,
Hy Timeuiy new $708410.
Hay Wild, $5.00$ ju.
Kye 60c . .....
Tarulpa 15c -
OMlnoft lie t hajd SB.00
Cord Weo4 Oak, $4-t5; Hickory, $5.
Straw-$&00: baled $.3.
the pleasure of beautifying home
Rich, Handsome, Magnificent and Unique.
c - IILT PARLOR SUIT1 it-c
No words can do justice to the
W. B. BARKER
has purchased the well-known
Fourth Ave. and Tenth Street,
and hopes to retain the custom of his predecessor
He will make a great effort to perpetuate the good name of this
Old Established Grocery
that it has always enjoyed by dealing only in the best goods .
AT THE LOWEST PRICES.
U. B. ZIMMERi
Star Block, - Opp. Harper House,
IS RECEIVING DAILY HIS STOCK OF
Spring and Summer Goods,
of the latest patterns. Call and examine them and remem
ber that he makes his suits up in the latest styles.
HIS PRICES ARE LO"W.
ages of both
Manufacturer of nd Dealer in all kinds of
line lot of Children's Carriages cheap.
A. J. SMITH & SON,
T.AWAflf Aft all niinoa
iv If vwa- VUOU pilUVOl
125 and 127 West Third St.,
new pieces of-
1623 Second Avenue.
is reserved for-
HOUSEKEEPERS for Soups, Gravies Etc. Cooraii--
for NURSES wih boiling water a dollcious BEEF TEl
Is instantly provided. INVALIDS will and It appeUiS
ITivins tone to the WEAKEST STOMACH. Guaranteed
be PURE BEEF ESSENCE. Put up in convenient J
SOUD AND FLl'ID EXTRACTS.
BY DRUCCISTS AND CROCERS.
COMPLETE IS ALL
Wot catalogues addresi
J. O. DUSCAir,
It will 1 y ya to tort pnn taae.ng.
No. 1006. Third Avenue.
flail find OATUDflTQ
UUU uuu r
opp. Masonic Temple,
BaAipwooD, Ills., May 28. -The coal aniv