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THE IKOOK TBEOTD SATURDAY, JULY 20, 1889.
THE DAILY ARGUS
John w. potter.
Satcrdat. Jcxt 20, 1889.
A Mimu-ri paper prints Ihi courteous
acknowledgement of a Rift: "Andy
Pickup called on ye editor on Tuesday
and left a basket of eggs laid by his fa
mous Dymouth Rock chi.-kens. We
trust that when Andy again makes os a
similar present be will bring the eggs
into the office by way of the door. In
his haste he fired them at us through the
window, and. as they were laid last seas
son, our clothing has since been a re
proarh to journalism. We thank Andy
for the gift, but do not approTe of bis
style of making the presentation."
Tax failure of Congressman Oest to
have the alone to be ued for the new
government dam cut on the Island here,
hss opened the eyes of the workingmen
who Toted for him last fall in preference
to William Prentha. They now see their
mistake and retjret their action and claim
they cannot he fooled that way again.
But Mr. O.-sl's organ, hearing of the
criticisms and complaints against him.
endeavors to smooth matters over by say
lag, that he hopes to have the stone for
the draw pien dressed here. We hope.
be will, but doubt bis ability to se
cure any employment for home workmen
outside of what the government sees fit
to order itself.
About three weeks since the New York
Tribune demanded that "when congress
assembles next winter, if the sugar trust
lives so long, one of the most important
duties before representatives of the peo
ple will be to consider whether the exist
ing duties on sugar, raw and refined, tend
in any way to aid or encourage a combi
nation to extort money from American
consumers, and in what way the duties
can be so changed as most effectually to
defeat that combination. For there is no
room for doubt about the hostility of
this particular trust to the public inter
est." The Tribune further asserts that the
sugar trust has suppressed production at
important works, and it has in fact in
creased the cost of sugar to consumers;
that congress will ind itself forced by
public opinion to look into the matter
very closely and to maka it entirely clear
that members do not mean to leave any
reasonable or proper thing undone that
may help to protect the public against
To this the Chicago Xew remarks that
this is a complete change of front on the
part of the New York journal, for the
reason that on the 25th of April that
paper said: "The truth is that the sugar
trust exists and extorts money without
the slightest aid from the tariff." On
May 1? it repeated this statement.
Now, however, just about the close of
the month of June, this leader of the
mgu protection party gives notice ol a
prospective change of front. It, in
point of fact, is now engaged in prepar
ing its readers for the actual truth of the
situatioc. which Mr. Havemeyer, one of
the principals of the trust, admitted be
fore the New York senate committee,
and which is that without the tariff the
sugar trust would be impossible.
When the New York Tribune says
that congress ought to consider "in what
way the existing duties can lie so
changed as most effectually to defeat the
combination," "a wayfaring man. though
a fool." can see that it considers its
original position on the subject unten
able, and is now almost persuaded to ac
cept ex-President Cleveland's original
proposition that the tariff is almost
purely a breeder of trusts.
THEY'RE HARD TO
Tha JnhwtoKa t'eopl Inclined to
a .lll Horn In lb Mouth."
JoHTOW, Pa , July 91. The alleged
unequal ilirtritnitii n of the governor's relief
fund by the tat conunts-iiou in the occasion
fur much dumtisf action among tbe suffer
er. Tha mure LLe commission explain, tbe
more tbey are censured, and aorae of tbe offi
cials are already talking of a trip for their
health. Charges of favoritism by tbe board
of inquiry, which is responsible for the
amounts MUd. are beard on all sides. Sev
eral citiins who claimed to have suffered
greatly, yesterday refused to accept tbe (4(1,
for which tbeir warrants were filled out, and
left headquarters disgusted with tbe pro
Nellie Bly Net Terr pry.
air. Urabara and ".Nellie Bly, who came
here to distribute The World's $10,000, un
dertook a novel plan by sending out postal
carxU V a list of luunen asking tbe rwople to
call at a certaiu hour, when tbey would dis
tribute tbe money. Tbe plan was probably
all right, and mii;bt have bean a quick way
Of reaching the deserving, but tbe execution
was bad. Tbe World people trusted to
a certain doctor to give them the
names of needy sufferer. He did
tbis, managing to have the larger part of
tbe lint made up of personal friend. Soon
after tbe distribution began this was de
tected. Tbime who bad no cards pretoed
forward and the mob became so great no
progress ill an orderly distribution could be
made. Tbe party worked all afternoon and
until 10 o'clock 1 hurwlay nnrht, and began
early again yesterday morning. At noon
yesterday they gave up in despair and the
money was indiscriminately banded out to
those nearest, and many pour women who
bad a r Js and bad been waiting for hours
went home in sadness.
Five dead Indie were recovered yesterday.
Illrw His Bralat Out.
Zi'MBkoTA, Minn., July 30. 14. B. Aodor
eon, wbo resided about two mile west of
this village, committed suicide Tharaday.
Mr. AndtrHon was quite a prominent farmer
and a wril-known politician of Goodhue
countv, and ba.l held tbe ofQos of deputy
sheriff fia- several year With a double-
barreled shot-gun be blew his brains out,
having become despondent on acoount of
poor health lie leaves a widow and three
Uaafnass Cant bs Curt
by local application, as tbey can not
reach the diseased portion of the ear.
There is only one way to cure deafness,
and that is by constitutional remedies.
Deafness is caused by an inflamed con
dition of tbe mucus lining of the Eustach
ian tube. When this tube gets inflamed
you have a rumbling sound or imperfect
bearing, and when it is entirely closed
deafness is the result, and unless the in
flammation can be taken out and this
tube restored to its normal condition,
hearing will be destroyed forever; nine
cases out of ten are caused by catarrh,
which is nothing but an inflamed condi
tion of the mucus surfaces.
We will give one hundred dollars for
any case of deafness (caused by catarrh)
that we can not cure by taking Hall's
Catarrh Cure, fiend for circulars, free.
P. J. Chzket & Co.. Toledo. O.
HTSold by druggists, 75c
Windoni Not Worried
Signs of a Stringency
BOND OFFERINGS VEST MEAGRE,
Which He CoasMers Evldeaea tat Cash
Is Mot Scare The ftllver Coinage Hot
To He Iacreased The Sarplui Settle
ment of the Ttrgiala Republican Ilfll
ealtjr Our Relations with Haytl
Ilounrcd for Bala Too Fre with
Washington City, July 30. Secretary
of the Treasury Windom is not troubled by
tbe published reports that the reserve in the
New York banks is getting dangerously low
and that there are indications of a stringen
cy in tbe money market, which may call for
some action by tha treasury department.
Tbe secretary said yesterday that he onild
see no evidence of money being tight, from
the fact that while tbe department offered
to buy bonds at a liberal figure tbe offers
were not numerous.
Ilondttet.ler Not Short of Cash.
"It money were in demand," be continued,
"bonds oulil not be held back as they now
are. Tne price we have established is a lib
eral one, and on the bonds the bolder are
only getting about 2 per cent., while on tbe
4 V the interest is only a trifle over 1, yet
there is no gr.l alacrity shown by the hold
er ot these bonds to sell thiin to tbe govern
ment and convert tbeui into cash. It is true
that the people who hold bon Is are not the
people who want money; but what can 1 d.
We dare not go to work and offer a price far
in excess of their value so a to induce the
peo4e to sell their lu.U to the government,
the price nbich me are now paying being all
that tbey are worth."
Where the Surplus I.
Mr. Wiiul.im picked up the daily report
made I y the treasurer of the Unite. I Biates,
showing tbe diNpition of the public funds.
after glancing at the tignres, continued:
"The surplus now amounts in round figures
to f.V),0Ui.(l, of w Inch, according to this
report, 4",iiu,oii, including the current
balance, la iu the hands of the lnks, and
IH ftW.OiV is in tbe treasury. Tbe money in
tbe be nks is about the same as when Mr.
Fairchild was secretary of the treasury.
So you see the great bulk ot the surplus is in
tbe bands of tbe hanks, to be ued by tbe
people, and tbe treasury could not do very
much more unless authorized by congress."
The rurrhase of Mlver.
fcWill you Increase the purchase of silverf"
Mr. Windom was asked.
"No," was hi reply in a very emphatic
tone. "I see no indications of a stringent
money market," the secretary added, "and
toe reports bich reach me do not show that
it is generally feareiL Since I have been in
the treasury department, I can safely say
that I bave not received a half-dozen appeals
for money or requests that toe dertment
would liberate money. I have not beard that
tbe -lew York banks were losiug tbeir
money, and the general imprcs-iion con
veyed to me has teen that money is plenti
ful" THOSE VIRGINIA REPUBLICANS.
The National Republican Committee
Harmonises Their Differences.
Washington- Citt, July Jo The con
ference which have been going on here for
tbe past three days betwejn Chairman Quay,
Me-r Clarkon, Dudley, Fessenden and
Hobart, of tbe Republican national com
mittee, and tlie Mahone and anti-Mahone
Virginia Republicans, with a view to har
monizing the troubles of the party iu that
state, ended yesterday. The Brady and
G roner anti-Mabone element first sub
mitted to arbitration and pledged them
selves to abide by tbe decision of tbe
national committeemen, and tbe Mabnoe
side showed a similar desire t reach unity
through tbe aid of the committee. Yesterday
a conclusion was reached by the committee
approving of a rail for a state convention
to be issued by Geo. Mahone, as chairman of
tbe regular committee; and Mr. Brady, on
behalf of tbe other side, concurred in tbis
action of the committee.
The Tronble and the Agreement.
Tbe complaint of the anti-Mahone Repub
licans was that tbey bad not been allowed
to bave free and open conventions in pre
cinct, county and state; that the chairmen
of tbe party committees, appointed by Ma-
botie's chairman, always named tbe tempo
rary chairmen and secretaries of tbe precinct
and county conventions, and did not give
free and open conventions f.ir the express
ion of individual Republican preferences.
The call for tbe state convention to be held
the 22 1 of August is so broadened as to give
tbe protection thus asked. It provides that
the recinct and county conventions shall
elect their o n officers, and that their per
manent rWrman and secretary shall certify
uis uoejrnies eimni vo lbs rburuu of the
state committee. It also provides that tu
first duty of the state convention, after tbe
reading of tbe call, shall be to have read a
list of tbe delegate certified by tbe county
nonventiins to tbe state committee. It also
provides that dissenting delegates shall be
admitted to seal oo tbe floor of the con
vention. This was agreed upon in tbe con
ferences, and embodied in tbe call which
was made public last nibt.
lode Sam and tbe Haytlea Republic.
Washhoto Citt, July 3a What may
be an explinarioc of the appointment of a
commission to Haytl has come to light.
Shortly before the late President Salomon of
Haytl died be made a formal proposition to
President Cleveland to give tbe United States
the a I. lute right to tbe harbor of St. Nich
olas Mule fur a naval station. This waj done
in tbe hope settling any differences be
tween his country and toe United States,
and was coupled with the hope that the lat
ter would extend a protectorate over Hayti
and thus put affairs on that island on a more
stable basis. President Salomon died soon
after, and this delayed action. When Mr.
Blaiue took charge of foreign affairs it was
said be was favorably Impressed with tbe
proposition, and organized the oommisaion
to carry out President Salomon's plan. Hayti
is closely allied with the interests of the Pan
ama and Nicaragua Qfrnala, and supremacy
of the United Slates tiers would effectually
assist us, it is thought, in a commercial way.
Sent Congratulations to Dom Pedro.
Washiisotos Cttt, July SO. Acting
Secretary Wharton, of the state department.
lent tbe following cablegram yesterday to
Bliatster Adaois at Klo le Janeiro: "Convey
to minister for foreign aajr congratula
tions of the prssidest to tap earner or on his
mcape from the ansa sat p'ibuileL"
Abundant Cans foaa Explosion.
WaoBIKQTOK OOCBJ Rot )., July 2a
-The bouer of a pM ' a afUl engine.
which was pumpiaf out srater from wels for
he new water worka, erCMad last evening,
killing Fred W. Worrel. the erurinaer. and
Nathaniel Taylor, of Blooratngburg, and in
juring eigbt otbera William Lennott, of
Bridgeport, Ilia, a bystander, was badly in
jured iu tne bead and ancle. John P. Mor
ton, a contractor, was burled with great
loroa against a tree and severely injured.
Tbe cause of the explosion was an overheated
boiler, low water, and an inexperienced en
Too Lineral In Pension Mttterm.
Washi5oto! Citt, July 30. Joseph CI
Squires, of Pennsylvania, an fl.800 clerk in
tbe pension office in charge of tbe records of
tbe medical examining board, has been die-
missed. This action was based on tbe same
causes that occasioned tbe other changes
recently made in the medical division. Com
missioner Tanner considered that too much
liberality bad been shown in re-rating pen
sions. All such oases are now held up and
action upon tuem is suspended for the
Washihotos Citt, Julv 20. The presi
dent made a lot of appointmenta yesterday,
among them a number of land office regis
ters, receivers of public money, etc., in tb
territories, and the following western post
masters: Indiana Harry 3. Barb, Brazil,
and William F. Bunnell, Remington. Iowa
Jacob F. Weaver, Colfax. Michigan
Samuel F. Mur jhy, Allegan; George Tucker,
Ihpming; Jainee Roe, Hancock, and Clin
ton, Q. Griffey, Negannee.
VILLA1NV GETS ITS REWARD.
Scheme of Robbery that Resulted la
Dea h to the Robber.
Montreal, ijue., July 20. A very good
Job of shooting occurred Tuesday night at
St, Cuthbert, a village forty miles down the
river. A pediUer from Montreal arrived
there Tuesday night, and went to stay at a
friend's bouse but found that all but a
daughter aged 15 had gone to the city. The
peddler told be r to go to a neighbor's house
and get a coninion to stay all night witu
ner, out me n igbbor refused to allow one
of the children to go. During the night the
girl was arouse 1 by knocking at tbe door.
She went to a window and saw two masked
men who dema ided her money.
The Peddler Kqaal to the Emergency.
She awoke tl e paddler and told bun, and
he handed her lis pocket book to give to the
robbers. The latter said that this was not
enough, and- the girl again returned to the
peddler, w ho 'aid he would attend to the
matter himself Taking a revolver from his
valise be went to the window and shot both
men dead. Tie girl ran to the neighbor's
house and told what had happened, when the
woman exclaimed that it w as her buthand
and son who hud been killed. Tbey had in
tended robbing tbe peddler.
LABOR MATTERS AT CHICAGO.
The k. of L Takes In Some Ship Car
penters A Sroop hv the Federation.
Chicago, July 'M. Yesterday morning
the K. of L. i xecutive board organized a
new trade district for the United States and
Canada for thi ship carpenteis and callers,
of whom there are about 8.000. The board
in very desirous of establishing amicable
arrangements with tbe brotherhood of car
penters here, a id negotiations are procee ling
to that end. Mi niter Workman Powderly went
to Dubuque, lit., yesterday to address a labor
Harness Makers Join the Federation.
The convention of the National Associa
tion of Saddle aud Harness Makers of Amer
ica, after tbret days debate, on the question,
resolved yest rday to join the American
Federation of Lsbor. This movement will
throw the enti v national association with all
its assemblies iind an organized membership
of 5,(X0 into tt e ranks of tbe federation.
His Take" ftot Him Into Trouble.
New York, July 2a United States Com
missioner Sbie ds yesterday held John F.
Latimer, of Nivervilla, N. Y., in 1,.VX) bail
for trial on a .harge of using the mails for
illegal purposes It is said that Latimer has
been doing a thriving business selling "faks"
type-writers ft r some time. His game, if
the charge 1 t rue, w a to send oUil cards
over the count -y stating that lie was manu
facturing type writers worth $J5 each, and
in order to inlroJuce them to the public be
would sell tbei i for each. Hundred
of answers were received with the $l.3.r
encReu, out m iney gut in return was a
small paste- b erd box containing blocks
with letters oc them, w ith the inscription
"lo amuse chi Jren.
An On lay for Eastern Clubs.
Chicago, Jily 2ti Iu the only twogatnes
played y esteriuyby National league clubs that
will go on record th westerners captured
the score; the Washington-Cleveland game
was stopped by ratu at tbe end of the fourth
Inning, witb t be Cleveland club oue tally
abead. rvo ;ame at Philadelphia rain.
Scores: At Kiston Boston 6, Chicago 13;
at New York New York , Indianapolis .
The American association clubs did not play
Western league: At Sioux City Sioux
City 1, Omahii S; atDes Moines Des Moines
7, St Paul 2; at Minneapolis Minneapolis
7, Milwaukee 4; at St. Joseph Sr. Jutob
6, Denver a
Indiana Republican Committee.
Ixdiasapous, Ind., July JO. The Repub
lican state central committee at its meeting
last night elected the following officers: Louis
T. Micbener, -slate attorney, general chair
man, vice United States Treasurer Huston,
resigned; M. R. Sulzer, of Jefferson county.
vice chairman Joseph A. Irwin, of Barthol
omew, treasurer, and F. N. MiiUken, oi
Henry, secrete ry.
West Superior In tha Mob's Hsnds.
Madiso. Wis., July 30. Governor
Hoard last night received word from the
mayor of West Superior that the strikers had
control of the :ity aad asking for troops. Tbe
governor at once telegraphed tbe Griffin
rifles at Eau Claire to muster, take the first
train for Wert Superior, and report for
Rate Reductloo Ordered In Missouri.
Kansas Cnr, Mo, July 30. The Mis
souri state board or railroad commusionftrs
decided yesten lay that all railroad in the
state mnst reduce tbeir rates on grain 10
per cent., on uve stock 35 per cent., and on
coal ar o-c. The new rate is ordered to
go Into effect soon as to railroads c
publish their i.ew tariff sheet.
Bounced Dr. Klernaa Again.
Chicago, . uly 20. The Cook county
commissioners re-adopted yesterday tbeir
resolution disniasing Dr. Kiernan from the
superintenden -y of the asylum for the
insane and apiiointing Dr. W. L. Noble to
tbe place. This action will stand, as tbe
meeting was properly called.
Farrovr Makes th Top Soot.
Lond in, Ja y 3d. At Wimbledon yester
day in tbe shooting for the Mlnot prize in
the Steward contest, seven shots at 00
yards, th An-erioaa did some good shoot
ing. Farrow 'making tk top sdare, 88 eat of
a possible 85.
THE EDUCATORS ADJOURN.
National AM to Education I rxed The
NaShtills, Term., July 30. Tbe session
of tbe Nation J Educational association was
opened y ester lay morning with prayer by
Bishop Eeane, rector of tbe Roman Catholic
university at Washington.
National Aid to Education.
Alex, iiogp, or lexas, read a paper on
''Universal 8 iff rage and Universal Educa
tion," advocating national financial aid to
education in tbe South. A per capita debt
of $13 00, he raid, will not permit tbe South
to meet tbe r -quirements of tbe hour. He
also urged alculut unsectarianistn in any
system of public instruction. Tbe family
and tbe cburt b witb six-sevenths of the time
of the child s lould care for its moral and re
Tbe natiot al committee on resolutions
condemn the delay of congress in passing
pending oil is in aid ol education, and urge
the necessity for increasing the proposed ap
To Meet Next at fit. PauL
Invitations were received from St Paul.
Minn.; Karat )ga, N. Y. ; Lexingtou, Ky
and Bethlehe n, Pa., urging their respective
attractions as a place for holding tbe next
annual meeting. The board of director de
cided yesterd ty afternoon to hold the next
annual meeting in SL Paul, Minn., if satis
factory arrangements can be mada witb the
railroads and local facilities can be secured.
The closing exercises last night consisted of
an enthusiast c meeting, supplemented by a
reception at tbe Commercial dub. At 11
o'clock tbe meeting adjourned sine die.
Mm L;;aa Home from Europe.
Kiw York. July 30 Mrs. Jobn A. Logan
arrived from Europe yesterday on the North
German Lloyd steamer Trava. Her son
Jobn A. Lo,;an, Jr., and bis sister, Mr.
Tucker, went down to quarantine to meet
tbeir mother m a revenue cutter. The whole
party left for Youngstown, O., in tbe after
Cap tared by Columbia College Men.
Lokdoic, J lly 20 Mr. L L Mapes, a Co
lumbia college, New York, graduate,
taken the prLe in anatomy at the E linburgh
university. He received Wo per cent ia tbe
study. Douglas Ewell, also a Columbia
graduate, stojd third in his class, obi
a percentage of 93.
Swept by a JJelugclDiocd on a Mon
Great Flood Disaster Visits
THE CLOUD-BURSTS WILD HAVOC
Large Knmber of People Drowned and
Heavy Loss of Property The Kanawha
Rises Six Feet und Carries Destrurtlon
Along; With Its Torrent Morrlstowm
Totally Destroyed A Leaser Johnstown
Cataclysm Fatal Explosion of a Port
able Boiler Minor Stishaps.
PaKESBcro, W. Ysl, July 20. Tb
greatest disaster which ever befell the Little
Kanawha valley came Thursday night in the
ihape of a terrible cloud-burst, which has
completely flooded the country, destroying
many Uvea, carrying off thousands of dollars
in property, and ruining the crops for many
mile. The deluge began bore about dusk.
The worst of the storm struck the lower side
ot the Kanawha, filling small tributaries
from bank to bank, and ending in the worst
flood ever known here. In three hours the
Kanawha rose six feet and ran out with such
velocity that it carried everything before it
At this point thousands of logs and a number
f boats went out or were sunk.
Three Lives Loai.
Mrs. Isaac H. Tucker, Martin lawless.
and an unknown man were drowned. Above
here the destruction was still greater.
Property in the Big Tygart valley is ruinsd.
Tbe big mill near its mouth went out and
took the Tygart bridge with it. Iu the val
ley all tho feuces, crops, and much live
stock were ltL At Cbestrrille, a small
towu about ten miles above, hal the resi-
Jences were carried off bodily a id left ill
corn ti.-l is. In Clay district a tine church
and three dwellings were wreckeL
Steamers Kttnk and General Havoc.
About noon information was received that
he steamer Oneida bad been wrecked and
tunk at Enterprise. Still Liter a report
came trat the steamer Js. C Mtrun was
sunk at Burning Sprius. Everything in
the little Tygart valley is also reported
ruined. Healherintns store, CapL Sp n
cer's residence, C. I. Ci 's residence, and
that of J. W. Smith were demolished, but no
Uv. s are yet reported lew.
Similar to Johnfttttwn'a Deluge.
The worst story of all comes from Morris-
town, a small village near the hend of
Tucker creek, where tbe cloud-burst concen
trated in all its fury, coming d.iwn o:i the
village about niiduight and totally destroy
ing it, Uigether with many of its people
The first report gave the l-ss of life at
eleven, but later news seems to fix the loss
at a greater iimulier. Tbe bouses of the
itizens are said to have t.vn picked up and
burled against each other in such a short
time that no chance to escipe was given tbe
Some of the Victims.
Among the lost at Morristown are Jake
Kiger, his brothers Joseph and Thomas, a
man named Bailey, Orvilie West, wife aud
2hild. Tbe body ot a man believed to be an
other Morristown victim was found on Rich
ardson's farm yesterday morniug. At Pill
Brush all bridge and culverts are washed
sway aud it is impossible to reach or cotn-
niinicate with that point or any other on
the upper watt-rs. It is impossible now to
enumerate tbe loss even here, as tbe river is
Kill rising and tearing everything looe.
A Hoat-Load of People A.lrilt
A family boat containing three or four
persons went out during the night, and it is
believed that all are lost, as tbe last seen of
them was when a woman held up a child in
her arms and beckoned for assistance as her
bouse disappeared in the flood.
A freight train on the Ohio River railroad
broke through a trestle at Harris' Ferry,
completely wrecking tbe train and fatally in
juring William Neptune, an employe. The
wreck was caused by a heavy washout.
A Baltimore and Ohio train, delayed by
washout at Kanawha station, has reorted
that lock No. 1, above the city on the Little
Kanawha, ha,! given way before tbe tl svX
Burned to Death In a Tannery.
BbockwatviU-K, Pa., July 20. Fire yes
terday morning burned the Eagle Valley
tannery, together with .VO cords of oak ttark.
John Striker, an employe, was burned to
leath, Andrew Striker, Jobn Westerline,
Jobn Bargeston, John Fisher, and George
Smith were seriously burned and several
jtber employes slightly.
The Revolver Was All Right.
Brantford, Ont, July 20. While Albert
Lawrence, a clerk in Morton's hardware
store, was showing some revolvers to a cus
tomer named Frederick Cox yesterday morn
ing, he snapped one to prove that it was all
right. Tbe revolver was loaded and the
bullet entered Cox's breast killing him
within a few minutes.
Children Crushed by a Lumber Pile.
Lowell, Mass., July 20. While a party
o emldrra were playing on a taeter-board
in Howie's lumber yard yesterday afternoon,
a lumber pile full upon them. Willie Mabony.
Vi years old, was terribly mangled, and died
belore be could be taken home. Johnny
Stevens was ldly injured, and it is feared
that be will die.
Never Will He Heard From.
New York, Julv 20. Up a late hour last
night the missing balloonist, Hogan, bad not
t3en heard from.
Called Cheedle a Scoundrel.
I.npIakapolis, July 20. Congressman
Cbeadle met State Senator Boyd in a hotel
lobby here yesterday, and Mr. Cb.-adle off
ered to shake bands, when Mr. Boyd refused
and proceeded to denounce Mr. Cbeadle as a
d d scoundrel and dirty liar, command
ing hizh never to speak to him again. Boyd
b a small man, while Cbeadle weighs 20
pounds. Tbe congreasinau turned away
ithout reply. The trouble seems to 1 that
Cbeadle didn't bave tbe right person, in
Boyd's estimation appointed postmaster at
The Salt Trust Incorporated.
riw lORK, July -M. I be salt trust was
ncorporated at Albany yesterday under th
same of the North American Salt company.
Capital stock, 111,01,001 President. W.
K. Burt; vice-president. Franklin Wood
ruff: treasurer, li. K Tburber; trustees
and directors, R. T. Wilson, W. A. Hazard,
4 IS. Board man, C. r. Burger, li. W
Cannon, New York; John Can fie Id, and
W. & Conklin, Michigan; Jay Martin,
Chicago; Lord Tbarlow and Joseph era in,
risrl Pswho rrepaiina- to Appeal.
WnrwxFM, Man., July Ml Attorneys for
Bote, tbe Croaks saapsct, are propari
Chefr appeal traaa th ctacasioa U Jodg
nana, te tr rl eoawL Apfdcxtiun lur
wris tt ambass carasas nK brsax the matter
si wlUxa a bv aaTW.
Charley Mitchell Skips to Canada.
Mw York, July 20. Charley Mitchell,
the English pugilist, with Mis Donovan,
wbo seconded h.tlraiu in tbe recent flht at
Richburg, Miss., has fled to Canada. It
stated that wbaa be learned that Ietctiv
Norris was after him with a requisition
irom uovernor Lowrv he consulted a la
yer who informed him that be wes not safe
within the United Stafcw, aud he therefore
decided to get out It is further stated tha
he left the city Wednesday night over tbe
Another htrewory Uobblod.
Liu LlNDxa, Mich.. July 2a Tbe Jos
eph Basch brewery was sold Thursday to an
English capitalist. Tbe price paid was
f2U0,00u The brewery is the largest in the
district, and ha been In operation twenty
Failure la th Whisky Trade.
KaSBTXlXE, Tenn., July DO. Messrs.
Pear os & Ryan, doing a wholeaaie liquor
business, mad an assignment yesterday for
U benefit of tbeir oradltpr. UabiUstea,
$103,089.31; as, $l,U.6n.
CHESTNUTS" FATAL CURIOSITY.
It Results In His Taking a Header Down
an Anaconda's Throat The Vicious
Constrictor Next Tries His Teeth on
a Man Leather From An F.lephant
Who Was Noted as a Man Killer
Process of Tanning.
Kkw York, July 20. Two or three days
ago Iteicue, tbe 1 ark I low animal aeater. re
ceived a large invoice of snakes from South
America. Snakes of all kinds,- big and
little, were included in the lot, and among
them were several great Una constrictors.
One of the latter wns fully twenty feet in
length and as big around as a man's leg.
Having been lwxed up for many weeks witb
nothing whatver to eat tbe snakes were
naturally hungry. In transferring them to
new quarters yesterday morning, the
twenty-foot boa escapist Iu one corner of
the yard was a little pet monkey. He ha 1
been in the yard for nearly six montbsaml
was well acctisUiuied to the sight of the
many wild annuals w hich make the place a
sort of a road bouse lietween their native
wilds and the various meiifigeries and
zoological gardens t- which they are
In Ills Suakeship's J:iws.
But the little monkey, winch was known
as Chestnuts, was not nt all ussl to seeing
twenty-foot lm constrictars roamin around
iu the incliiire. At first he surveyed tha
big snake with curiosity and nstotii-hiuent
plainly depicted Un his funny little old
fai'e. As tbe snake in i le a ts line for hi in,
however, this express on ipncklv gave way
to one of terror, and the nmiikey made a
dive leiiiud a b.ix that stool near. B-in?
out of si-lit of the snake, h evidently
thought lie was safe, but he was mistaken.
With iii;httiiti'4 rapi lity the snake drew hU
huge length across the yard, swung his hea l
like a fl.ish arxtnid the cii'iier ot till Imx,
and seiz.sl the terror ttrickeu tiionkcv'a head
in his capacious jaw.
"I heslullt." Was " A Ihiii leil."
For a iiiouieut tile mnakev and suuke
were flying alsut the corner m a co!ifusl
jumble, but the monkey s.u s-usJ tostru-
gle, and the s. i (. nt wound itself hIhuU bun
and crushed him until half the K 111.1 in his
body were b,i.ken. The li reptile's jaws
stretched until it rx.hi.vI as if tliey must tear
loose from ea h other, and ttieu, w ith .1 slow,
steady movement, he literally crawled over
the monkey. .Slowly, but surely, the whilom
lively litlle "Chestnuts' was aluorUsl. Tue
monkey's body di-i not move from one sjiot
more than erhaps two .r three inches all
the tine it uas l in ; swallowed. The lioa
drew lu.nself over it like a hue glove. The
swallowing o-ration lasted futly twenty
Tries Ills Teeth on a Man.
Shortly after this an atiacon-1 1 savae'y
struck at Mr. Uiclie, who was standing near
tbe open Ikix wherein it lay, and bit hltu se
verely iu the hau.L It. held 011 until its jaw
were forced a; .art lv the men an I tried t
wrap its body around U-ielnv When the
snake was rinaliv put in a safe place, llelclu
examined his hand and found the marks
where twenty of the iiino ul ll'-i needle-like
teeth had foroed their wav into the lb -sb.
Keiche said th? hilo was uot poisonous how
ever, mi I would qiiiokiv heaL
SOME ELEPHANT LEATHER.
The Higgeftt Skin Kver Tanned on Kxhl-
bition In ,4tthani.
Nrw York, July -J0. In . the northeast
corner window of Tiffany's big building on
Uni4i upiaro has tieen put on exhibitiou the
largest single piece of leather ever tanned.
It is the hide of the elephant Chief Kore-
paugh, a Ix-ast which was on 1 y second in site
to Jumbo. The skin, which has much the
Color and apiwnranee of ordinary leather.
has Iw'n pl.nvd tiisn a framework erecUsl in
the window so that it hiincs down on either
side for st-vr n or eight fe t This elephant
when alive was ten feet six inches hiirh and
weighed five and a half tons.
Ills List of Head Men.
He was a wicked pachyderm, and was jjen-
erallv credtt si w ith tbe murder of at le-t
seven men. C'uief was forty years old when
he met Ins death, and he ha 1 Iks 11 111 Amer
iea for nine years, having len purchastl in
Germany for J5,lio. The t. mining of the
skin took five months, anil every tune the
skin was turned iu the vats it requxed the
united strength of fifteen men to accomplish
the work. 1 he skin, aside from the fact that
it is "lie largest evtr tanned, is the only ele
phant skin ever prepare-1 111 America.
Time on the llare Track.
Chicago, July "Jo. At Wahingtoi
yesterday the winning hors-s were:
Fonsa, ' mile, 1:073 ; Sena. 5, mile, !;;
Catalfia, i mile, l:2u;
1:50 and lr-t'.i1.; ls
IT t. ius.. mil... 1-.21
2:02: 1 'ad, mile beaU,
Alleies, 1 1-lti mih
NiW Von, July Tlw. t.lin at lirih
ton neach iurse yesterday were won lv tlie
following livers: K.s-lare, ?' mile. 1:17
Qu-snl, i mil-. 1 - If.; Tea Tray, 1 mile, 1 :42j
Brian It.iru, llsiiuls Is'iT'j; lirotizoinurO
1 mde, l:i.
THE SIMPSONS AND HO'JGHTONS-
Tliev Are ilieli-Tine,t Alahainians and
There Are Sever! f Them le:tl.
ItlRMtxr.n M, Ala., July 2. A Htctiel
battle occurre" 1 verterday morning in tlie
western irt of this countv between the
Himiwm and Houghton families an 1 friends
of both sidei A blunty feu 1 betw.vn thi
Simpsons and II mghtons has exist-! for
three yeai-s. In the first fight yesterday
mornins two of t4iu Houghton party were
kllh-1 outright mil several of the other
party were wound.!. Sirnj ns and their
frien.Ls then took refuge in an old lrn, an l
were attacked by a party of otli'-ers guide,
by J. B. Houghton.
Three Mure Men Killed.
The Simpsons ojiened fire, killed one of the
officers. Deputy Sheriff Morgan of this city.
and fatallv woim Its! Houghton. Tho hre
was retunie.1, and one of the Simeon party
killed, but the olli vrsrctiredjwitaout m iking
arrests. A messenger from the scene of the
ltattle has arrived with a request that th!
sheriff send a strong poss at once, as more
bloodshed is exjectel- Five of tho Hough
tons and thr-e of the Simpsons have lieen
killed since the feud l-an three years ago,
and many others woimdsL The two fami
lies are among the wealthiest and most promi
nent residents ill the western iart of th.
The State-Makers' Work.
Chic Alio, July di. R?poris from the ter
ritorial conventions show the following
progress yesterday : At Sioux Falls, P. T.
all tbe reports made Thursday were adopted,
and a dozen other reports submitted. At
Olympia, W. T., the terms of supreme court
judges were fixed at six yearn, and gurioi
judges at four years, with salaries re
spectively of $4.0H) aud t3,0i pr annum.
At Bismarck, V. T-, a proposition was in
troduced for fixing railway rat-a by the
Commander Warner prwcS Officially.
Kansas Citt, Mo., July 30. Maj. War
ner, cemma:ider-in-cbief of tbe Grand Army
of tbe Republic, has issued a general order iu
which he urges all the Grand Army of the
RepuMf posts of tbe country to send as
large delegations as possible to the national
encampment at Mdwaukee. The tender of
services by tbe Missouri department of escort
for the commander-in-chief is accepted. Tbe
day for tbe parade Is set for Aug. 37.
Roulangvr Defies the I ji w.
Loxvo!, July 20. BoulanKer is out in
manifesto in which be says of the law' just
enacted in France against against multiple
candidature, that it is a blow aimed at uni
versal suffrage. He announces that he pres
ents himself as a candidate for tbe councils
general in eighty departments,! and con
elude with tha assurance that the despicable
gang which now dishonors Franco will soon
be pitilessly swept away.
Hungry Snake's Exploit
SPRING HAS GOME !
and with it the pleasure of beautifying home with new pieces of
! MFnovr r
Lace Curtain Stretchers
CUT Of VOkOtNOfKAMC.
Will Save von Monev. Time and Labor.
Fvmv li(H-U-kCFI ER SllOILD IIavX Um.
aiy lisjy cau uj.-rulg thcin.
For Sale Ey
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POMTTVTP ! New Creation in the Amusement Line!
UUlflllml ROCK ISLAND, FRIDAY AND SATURDAY.
At Landing on tlie River, TWO DAYS at 1 and 7 p. m. daily.
IT BKINU3 THE WONDERS OF THE WORLD TO
EUGENE ROBINSON'S 3 FLOATING PALACES
MUSEUM, EXHIBITION OF WONDERS AND GRAND OPERA HOUSE.
Oifforeiit and Distinct Sliows in One.
-" "T Lovr INt; 1AI.A( ES an- f.rllliautly illuminated by the Electric Liirht Sv-tem. and the
tit int.. day. Hon t fail to ,,.e our Msriue Pars.le on the river on the Uv. of exhibition, beaded tit
His i:'ht for nil lo see -
i 1 t I A I. Mi I ICt. l.ririies ran licit mv
sioi, mv.-ii to disreputable i har.ut. rs. The strictest
Museum Open at
Admission SO Cents. Children under
New Jersey Frohilunonistshave nominated
Hon. (lore.. Iauiotite for governor.
The America i H ir assooiat on will hold Its
twelfth .miiiml iu-o:incr in Chicaeo on Auir.
is, -J!i, and :ai
Kc ur is-is ns nero prcstrateil by heat ie
Now Orleans Tiiuislav and two of them
have since d.ed.
John P. Morton, tlie veteran baoksellei
ami publisher of Unnsville, Ky., famous for
his charitable .le.sK died Fridav at the ace
Mrs. Polio Chance Johnson is tho editor
and pul h-her of The Mai ion County Rub-
luati, which ens made its bow to the puhlii
at Salem. Id.
White liors and Black Eagle, two Sioux
chiefs, werekille.1 l,y lichtninc at Standinc
Il-y-k agency, li. T., Friday, and one other
Indian fatally hin t
Eiwanl Uiynti and his wife are char pec
by a coroner's jurv at Wilkesbarre, Pa..
with iis mins two women in order to ob
tain their life insurance.
The Republicans of Mississippi have de
cided to run a stat. ticket at the comiii" state
ehvtion, but to propose fu.ion with the Dem
ocrats on county and legislative t rketa
Many Cellars and basements in Chicaeo
were flooded by the st.rin of ram that visited
that city Thursday liirht Tbe fall of rain
measured l.ti'i in.h-s in a I sin t an hour.
Tne business failures during the tfwn dai
endsi Friday numls-r for the Unit.sl Btate
lKi; Cana ia, 00; total. 'Jos. compared with
'.'S for the correspond m;; week in l'-s-S.
Professor Craig made a halloon aseensirc
Kritloy "-om, rr.m, T.ll..t rlc. Cold
water, Mn h. He made a parnctiute dro
from a height of l ini feet, falling in tlrf
lake. He was r.-scu- 1 iiniiartne I.
Hon. P.oswell U H rr, of Mirhicen. hat
written a letter to tiie state d partment at
Washinetoii City kro,pvi fully declining"
the consulship at Valparaiso, Chili, to which
he as recent ly apHinteL
The npi li -ation of W. W. Ijanp, United
States consul at Hamburg, for free admis
sion of Ins personal household effects to this
country hasten refuse,! ,y the treas ury de
partment al the natii n.il cnpitaL
Maj. Michael Rieri.in, "I.ittla ThiiV
brother. ha l-n ord.-reil to Omaha, and his
lnte p.s:t i.n of assistant adjutant general
will !. Hilei by Lieut CoL Hreck, wht
changes pt.iow with Maj. Sheridan.
A man beat in evitb'iices of insanity has
len ain-sted by the London jMlice, and
confesses to having committe,! the last
AVhiti-chain-1 murder. Tho rrisoncr was an
Englishman, a,nl turned out to ! a harm let
f.ihs have t,s'n filed in court at Chicago
to prevent the consummation of annexath n
a.j tar as the l.mnU Iike is i-uncerne.1, and
the treasurer of Lake View, another suburb,
reiuses to deliver the tonn funds to tbe Chi-
Ix-rtha Head and Itichani Lyman, two
two young sop 0f K.n.wlia, Wis., went
out on the lake in a rowlmat Friday and thf
wa ter liii;; v.y rough the boat "whs cap
siz.sd and both were drowned They were.
iKilh promineut in societv.
in spite ol tbe new Minnesota law, which
makes it a inixl -uHaiior for newsiiniers to
print more than a mere annoum-ement of the
tact of un execution by banslnz. the Minne
sota paers Friday prmtei! elaborate accounts
of the hangin of Allrt llulow Uie same
moroing, who was tlie first victim under the
Suicided With a llevolvrr.
Homeh. Mich., July 20. Frank Stroup,
agent or the M. and O. railroad here, shot
himself fatally yesterday. His wife had
left him, and he had been diMipating heavily
for some time A few days ago be received
noti-e of his discharge, and that the travel
ing auditor would lie alon to examine his
books. It is not know n that he is abort of
Strlka Amoag Baataa Jail-Bird.
Bohtok, July "JO A atriks ia In progre-ia
among the priaoaura at tas aouth Bivtoa
house of corrwrtian, owing- to aiilltarj ooo
finemrnt ot a ifoner far ii KuhonlUmtlou.
About forty inn tract fre4iiadar. Ehaua
barr rclmtrd afiA aa4 to be pat to work,
bat thr ociien am afill hllnala
Th Knf;IUh Paper Syndicate.
Ltindox, July 30. The paper manufact
urers' syndicate bas been nearly perfected,
and a capital of 1,5U0,U00 about guaranteed.
The price of uor will advanoa about
6 per cent, as a result of the formation, of
Rich, Handsome, Magnificent and Unique.
c IIsT PABLOB SUITES-
No words can do justice to the Novelties exhibited.
inti - rtaiiim, nt wiilmnt an f-nrt an.i ri.:i ,..
order will be enforced and maintained.
1 and 7 p. m. Grand Opera House at 8 p. m.
12 Years 25 Cents. lEntire che of Proersm fverT p,rforminCc
W. B. BARKER,
Las purchased tbe well-known
Fourth Ave. and Tenth Street,
and hopes to retain the custom of his predecessor.
He will make a great effort to perpetuote the ihk1 name of this
Old Established Grocery
that it has always enjoyed by dealing only in the best goods
AT THE LOWEST FRICEs.
IS THE BEST.
and if you are wise you will buy no other. There is nothing"
good in any other make Imt has been stolen fiom it.
Hardwood Finish and Bronze Trimmings, honest
goods in ever- way.
iST" Sold only by
JOHN T. NOFTSKER.
A.. J. SMITH Sc SOX,
li ' SISLi
1 1 f0m
No. 1623 Second Avenue.
July 26l 27
YOUR VERY DOORS-
hank ,tt th,
our eU uX
river are lighted for miles. ti..-r, :
Sies n c'ailiope. a great, grsnj.
alone, as we ailow to t'eketa sold or a :
. COMPLETE IN ALL
For Cataloeucs Address
Tiles and Grate:
Call, Compare Stock and
A. J. SUITH & SON,
125 and 127 West Third Street,
Opp. Masonic Temple.
DAVENPORT, 10 WA-