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THE BOCK ISLAND ARGUS, WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 4, 1889.
THE DAILY ARGUS
JOHN W. POTTIW.
Wednesday, September 4. 1889.
Tbi Cincinnati Enquirer remind the
associated press that when it speaks of
President Harrison at the "ruler of 60,
000,000 people," it probably forgets that
this is supposed to be a gOTernment "of
the people, by the people snd for the
Ir "be who hesitates is lost," some
body should be prepared to Ro in search
of President Harrison, for he still heel
tstes, snd hesitates as to whether sn ex
tra session of congress shall he called.
Some people do not mind saying that it
is fear Dot hesitation, tbnt ails the presi
dent. Prrhsps it is, and perbspa there
will be no extra session. One thing that
makes the average member dread an
early meeting of congress in extra ses
slon is the Idea that when congress gets
together it will he a long while before an
adjournment is had. They are prepared
to be at Washington all nest summer.
Last Friday night's dispatches from
Washington announced the appointment
on that day of nearly a dozen republican
postmasters to presidential offices, and
the removal of as many democrats. Most
of them are in Illinois, and include Free
port, Sycamore and Beardstown. In the
face of this flagrant violation of the civil
service law. Sens tor Farwell's late ut
terances to the effect that it was Presi
dent Harrison's intentions to allow dem
ocrats to serve out their appointive
terms, sounds like a roaring farce. Either
the president is playing "horse" with
Farwell, or the latter is trying to gnll
able far CwtrrH.
The Keiibsburg New published the
following interesting article on the con
gressional situation in a late issue:
In less than a year from now the con
gressional tight in the Eleventh district
will again be well on, and a suggestion or
two at this time may not be out of place.
In fact, the Aws thinks that the demo
crats of the district ought at this time to
be earnestly engaged in living the plans
for the contest. Because the Alr makes
this suggestion It does not mean that
anything of an intemperate nature ought
to be thought of, Biich as a prospective
nil tit in politics sometimes invites; tut
what is to be done to make democratic
success not only possible but certain next
fall in this district is the question? The
first thing to be considered is the standard-bearer.
There are many good men
in the democratic party in the district
who would le a credit to the partv as
leaders, men of talent and honor, who
could go out before the people with the
banner of democracy in their hands and
command a following that would he
credit to the party as well as to themselves.
and if anyone of them should he selected
to lead the party to victory next fall he
shall have the cheerful and uncomprom
ising support of the Mem But among
the number of available gentlemen who
have been mentioned, Mr. Den Cable, of
Hock Island, is by all odds the best man
for the race this time. Mr. Cable is a
gentleman who is very popular at home,
and is full of that .ush and public spirit
which would make him an aggressive
candidate. He has excellent business
qualifications and a competency, which
would prevent his feeling that he was do
ing himself and family great injustice by
engaging in a canvass which necessarily
takes much time and some money if sue
cess is to be had. That Mr. Cable can
be elected, if the democratic congres
sional convention shall nominate bim,
there is not the least doubt. With this
fact before the party it is difficult to see
how the nomination can misa Mr. Ca
ble, or bow Mr. Cable can hesitate to
l-sd the party to victory if called upon
to do so.
Tae ntrlke r.artetf la l.iverpaal.
LirEkFOoU Hept. 4 The strike here
is ended, the employers having con
ceded the advance demanded.
DEVOTION TO THE PAST.
Ua. Gordon's AriilrrM tnHniithtirn "(Tatted
Atlanta, (In., Hj.t. 4 In his aildrwr to
the Lulled Vcterunit' I oiiliii-ruto associa
tion TexUir Jny, on ttie occhkIdii ot m-e -ptiug
a-ntm,wW.t--Um: Jiilm B. Onnl.m aU
luill to lli c..J..as of tttu TKiuuwitT.ir.-A
r.anielT, to vstnMish uncial, ilirary and
banevulnnt ties aimm Ilium who had xliursd
dangers and nncr.llc.-s, no political
or rliinus jii Htmim ltihtr per
mitted to ent-r. It whs ennobling
for a peoil, continual tho (rrncral, to chor
isb the inenYH-r of II heroic psst, whether
crowned with siirm-s or consecrated bj
defeat. The rcpuMic has no class of dofeud
ra more tru and titvut 1 thnu tlio vx-sol-diers
of the south and thmr worthy dsctn I
aula. A (luiiranlre of t ntum t nllT
Whether or not tln sanHlmru o.lo may
ever hopu to iin. uiu'IIi.t civili7atiou
which aiiull eiinil Hint which U-sn with
their Washington nnd ended with thuir L-e,
it U certain that devotion to their glorious
past is the surest gunriiiitxe of future unity
and the strongest clmui they cau present to
the conlUcnisj and r !irt if otliur lections.
The orgntiizatimi ill Iransniuln the pust
glories of the dead confixlcracy iuto inspira
tions for future service to tho Jiving repub
lic. It will gather as witnesses f..r history
the facts which shnll .nmii (iiIm.uimmI to ilio
that truth nmy live It will cultivate nn
tional as wull as soutliern fraternity. It will
spread the sentiment which he wuiil.l write
vn tha grnvn or every sohtior oil either side:
"Here lies a hero, a martyr to the right as
bis conscience conceived it"
THE HAMILTON CASE.
A Cnnsplraejr (liargrd In Which Four
tlahies nnd a Fool Man Klgurad.
New Vokk, ft.pt. 4. Inspecus- liyrnes
says be has uiwnrthed the details of a con
spiracy between Mrs. Hamilton, Mrs. Hwin
fam and Joshua ilium to force Mr. Hnmlltnn
to marry the first named. As part of the
plot Hum II ton was ninde to Iwlieve that a
rhild was born to him Use. 17, 1S-H, at F.l
mira. lie married the wnmnn three weeks
later. The inspector has found that the babe
was procured for fin from a midwife.
He Never Knew the IllfTerenee.
The first bat procured soon died and a
second was obtained. This one also died,
and the third one was so homely that the
woman would not keep it Hlie got a fourth
one. Though Hamilton had seen the first
babe be never knew the difference, and has
been retarding the fourth Imught child as
bis own. To legitimise the child be married
the suppumsj mother.
Hamilton Abandon Her.
Hamilton bimeclf baa atmiluUly and en
tirely abandoned the woman whom be mar
ried and whom be believed to be the mother
of bis child, and has Instructed the polios to
do everything in their power to bring: the
conspirators to Justice, and to count upon
bim for every assistance that it may be
within bis power to render.
Odd Fellow C elebrate.
Ktw Have. Conn., fttpt. 4. Yesterday,
the eeventy-flrih anniversary of OdJ Fel
lowship in this state, was celebrated by Uie
grand lodge of Conneoticut with a parade
and banquet About 5,000 men were in the
procession, visitors coming front various
citlas throughout the state.
CATTLE AND HOGS.
What Chicago Shippers Know
About the Former.
VESTS COMMITTEE STILL AT WOKt
The MUsowrl Mraatnr Won't Hav M. Leaie
Called Slow" A Combine in lrened
Beef Ievelped Ibe "Hla- f our" Mast
tare Ibe stnsle "Old Hatch" Tells a
Reporter What He Doesn't Know About
a Pork Deal Important Railway Res- J
Chicago, Sept 4. The senate committer
resterday continued its investigation into
Ibe d rinsed beef and live cattle business, and
ixamincd Ashley C. Hallowell, connected
with The Drovers' Journal and Iaily Hun,
it the stock yards. He aaid that his ee li
lts U allowed that tlie receipts of cattle at
Chicago during the last eight mouths had
(wen the largest in the world, either at this
K any other market, the figures being
WT.0O0 bead of rattle. About u!i,0UO were
roin Texas; 11,000 from Montana, Wyoming
ind the northwest, and the remainder from
;he central states, Illinois being in the lead.
He said thai in this business St. Louis bad
uardly bold its own, because, in bis opinion,
that city was a little slower than the others
m getting business.
(senator Vest a Littlest "Riled."
This, ot course, brought Senator Vest to
nis feet in an instant. Said ho:
Did you never bear of the 'eveners' ' com
Ijjnationr The witness admitted that be bad, some
twelve years ago.
Senator Vest Well, did you not hear that
clique of Chicago shippers ntude a com
bination with some of the ruilroads by which
cheaper rates were obtained from Chicago,
and that t y this the SL Louis business was
The w itness had heard some talk of such
things. The senator pressed him harder and
brought in the names of Nelson Morris and
Allerton and some others, as having been
parties to that "eveners' combination." Sen
ator Vest intimated that he was not going to
let it apiiear that St. Louis bad lost ber trade
"on account of ber reputation for being a
little slow iu getting business," as ibe wit
ness hail said, if he could help it.
The "Bis; Four" Don't Appear.
When they were through with thii witness
thesenatms ad journed to 2 p. m., at which
time Chairman Vest was visibly irritated
over the absence of prominent dressed beef
shippers who had been summoned as wit-n-sses.
The men wanted were l'hihp Ar
mour, Nelson Morris, O. F. Swift, Frank
Vogel, and John B. Sherman, and Vest read
their names with others who had received
notice to tie on hand, and said: "This com
mittee does not desire any trouble with any
of these gentlemen whom it has summons I
to appear for examination, but they are not
here, although duly subKBiial. These meu
are directly interested in the result of the
bearing, and it is from them we can obtain
our evidence. I will aay now that they must
be here and testify. There is no way out
Kays There Was a "Combine."
C'barlua H. Iugersoll and J. T. Eastmao
were examined, and agreed in the opinion
that the dressed beef business had lawn bard
for the cnttlemon, as it lessened the compe
tition for live stock, while Alfred Mc
Curdy laid it to the railways, who charged
too much for transiortatiou of live stock.
Fred J. 11.iwIhii.Is. the lost witness exam
ined, proved an interesting and valuable
one. He is a young mail who has been in
the employ of Nelson Morris for three years
previous to lost May in the capacity of office
man and filing clerk. He testified that bis
Hrm and three others formed a combination
in cut ts-ef, and regulated the price in seven
states. Uuuiidit ot these states each sold as
he pieused. He admitted having a conversa
tion with a meiubor of the Fairbanks Can
ning company, who told him he need not ap
pear before the committee; that ther was
no necessity for bis doing so.
At the conclusion of toe session the com
mittee held a private conference to consider
whether or not writs should be issued eom
lelling the attendance of Mr. Armour, Nel
son Morris, and others before the committee.
What action the committee decided upon is
not known, hut it is understood that Senntor
Furwell will use his influ nice to secure the
attendance of the gentlemen without attach
ments. WHAT OLD "HUTCH" DOESN'T KNOW.
Pork la the Object Just Now of Bis
Chic auo. Sept 4. There is more or less
excitement on the board of trade every day
just now in the pork pit, and they do say
that Mr. B. F. Hutchinson is engineering in
his quiet little way a monster corner in the
commodity, but be only shook his head
when questioned yesterday, and, biding a
keen, shrewd twinkle lwhmd bis eyelids,
"Iou't know much about pork."
"Don't you think it is a good pur-cuus-l"
"Im't know enough about it to talk." the
millionaire replied, smoothing out a wrinkle
taulitl'I ' furtive smile.
MrVMv Mow Its fen
"But do you think It is going" down'r
"1 don't know as it is. The im w t
sidur pork on its merits worth at least (lo. ao.
It bus been too cheap.
".Would you advise a purchaser
"Don't kuow enough atiout it to say."
"Areyi u buying muchf
"No. Buying a few barrels for some out
side parties; but don't know much about it."
"it is taid that the October market is over
sold by 20U,(K)0 barrels."
"Yes, I did bear something about a good
deal lieing sold."
"Do you think it is as much as thatf
Don't Know How It Is Hellinc
"Oh, I don't kuow much ubout it, so 1 cau't
"It is also said that to fill that amount there
is a supply of only 50.000 Uin-elsT
"There's tiO.UOU barrels." This was said
with the air of a man who d'WMu't know any
more about what he is talking than Jay
Oould does alKiut Wall street.
"Such being the case, isn't it likely that a
bulge will occur r
Don't Know Much About It.
"O Lord! I can't say. I don't know much
about sirk. And there's no tolling what
the fellows who have bought it may do
with it. I think it is worth now about
Well, judging from your experience,
what is your opinion f
"Can't say. Likely to go up and likely to
"Kinder pesky r
"Hat ha I Yea, just a trifle. But now,
really, I don't know much about pork. And
in order to And out I'd have to go around
here on the board and inquire, just as you
Manager Jeffs ry Resigns.
Cricaso, Kept 4. E. T. Jeffery is no
longer general manager of the Illinois Cen
tral Railroad company. Mr. Jeff ery's 'resig
nation, to bike effect at the end of the year,
was placed in the hands of President Fish
last July, but a conflict of authority be
tween Mr. JttfTery and Acting President
Harriman hastened matters, aud Mr. Jef
fery retired from the company's service at
the close of business Monday. Tbe pith of
tho troubl i is that tbe directors passed a
by law requiring all proposed reluctions in
rates to I reported to the president, and
by biiu to the board. Jeffery declined to
agree to tbia by-law, and sent in a demand
that he be relieved from obligation to obey
the law, or that bis resignation be accepted.
President Fish conceded tbe point, and in
July vent to Europe. Acting President
Harriman then canceled the concession, and
Mr. Jeffery resigned.
The "tf" Road rreepera,
Chicauo, bept 4. The July statement
of the Burlington Railroad company
given ont yesterday makes a very favor
able showing in comparison with tbe
returns for the earlier months of tho year.
Tbe statement shows an increase in the gross
earuiugs of Lurlington proper of t24.649, m
decrease in operating: axoenaea of tXJA 49K
pd an increase in net earnines of WS0.L4H.
OroM earnings of proprietary fines increased
121,73 and net earnings increand $49,3181
MISSISSIPPI RACE RIOTS.
Coaflietlns; Reports About tbt Kumber
of Negxeee Killed.
JaCKSOW, Miss., Sept 4. The Capitol City
Guards have returned from La Fk re county.
Tbey say that tbe whites who flicked into
Minter City at tbe report of troubl j from the
negroes bad dispersed tbe armed blacks be
fore the Guards arrived there. Eleporta as
to the killing of the negroes were conflicting.
Some persona claimed to have seen a number
of dead bodies, while others only knew of
one negro having been killed, ami that acci
leutally. Forty negroes were cs ptured by
the Guards and turned over to tbe sheriff.
Tbe Guards then left.. Tbe shot iff said be
lid not need them further. They beard re
?orta after leaving that one of tbe negro
ssadurs bad been banged.
Five Net-roes Killed.
Greenwood, Misa., Sept. 4. Opt. Bas
ket, tbe sheriff of tbe county, h is just re
turned from Minter City, and lie reports
that only five negroes were killed in the riot
of Saturday night. Tbe white n en are still
in possession of the place, and ht ve a gang
of negroes, including Cromwell, the leader,
and his lieutenant. Tom Alton, s irrounded.
THREE TWO-CENT STAMPS LEFT.
An Iowa Bank Breaks Owing; Its Deposi
tors About 30,000.
Crkston, la., Sept 4. The private bank
of L. 8. Brooks, at Lennox, has been cloeed
by tbe sheriff.o wing the depositor from t'ii,
000 to (30,000. For some weeks .he rumors
of its unsound condition have bem current,
but the proprietor and bis cashier have con
stantly denied these reports, and, it instated,
received (13,000 late Saturday afternoon,
since which time the doors have not boen
Writs of attachment were swim out by
Ridgeway & North, creditors of the bank,
and when tbe sheriff went to make an in
ventory he found just three 2-cei t stamns in
tbe vault the town Is excitfd over tbe
event, ss many of the depositors are poor
people, or tradesmen who canno'. loe their
deposits and continue their busin us.
Brooks and bis cashier, Beshr, are both
under arrent, and there is great indignation
against them. Many thrtwts of violence
have been made, but they are vry securely
guarded by tbe sheriff.
Tbe Report from tbe Diamond.
Chicago, Sept 4. Following are tbe
scores on tbe ball field made yesterday by
National league and American association
clul: At Fhiladelphia Philade pbia 2. Chi
cago 4; at Washington City W ishiugton 1,
Cleveland 3; at New York Nw York ,
Pittsburg 4 eight innings, darkness; at Bos
ton Boston ?, Indianapolis H. American
association: At Brooklyn Brooi.lyn 13. Cin
cinnati 8; at Baltimore Baltimore 7, St
Louis 1; at Ihiladelphia Athletic , Kansas
City 10; at Columbus Columbi.s 7, Louis
Western league: At Des Moines Des
Moines 2, St Paul ; at St Joseph St Jo
seph 8, Sioux City 6.
Equaled El Rio Rev's K. cord.
New York, Sept 4. The raas at Shoeps
bead bay yesterday were notabk for the fact
that Geraldine went the i mile in 1:11,
which equals the record mode b EI Rio Rey
at West Chester last week. Tht other racw
were won as follows: Reclaire, mile, 1:U'J;
Senorlta, ) v; nnles, 1:5K; Exile. IV miles,
2:0V 4-5; Pel bam, It, miles, 1:57 -'; Ban
Cloche, 1 3-16 miles, on turf, 2:0T 1-5.
CricaOO, Sept 4. The winn ng horses on
the W ext Side course yesterday were: Lu
cerne, simile heaU, 1:1X tir each heat;
Mandolin, K niue, 1:30s,; Insolence, 1 mile,
1:4!'; McMurtry, mile, .:Jl; Fred
Fink, 1 1-lbmilea, 1:51.
BttU Hoping to Kettle the Strike.
London, Sept 4. The belief is gaining
ground that the great strike will be settled
no later than to-morrow, when ' he directors
of tbe docks companies are expwted to con
cede the strikers' demands. Ch irles Morgan
Norwood, tbe chairman ot tla directors,
late lost evening sent a telegram to the
strikers' committee requesting an appoint
ment for a conference. This iction is lie
lieved to foreshadow an agreement between
the companies aud tbe strikers.
Masonle Relief Assoriutlon.
New Y'ork, Sept 4. The General Masonic
Relief association, which has branchea in
all parts of the United States and Canada,
was represented by thirty delef rates from all
parts of the coutinent at a meet .ng yesterday
in Masonic temple on Twenty third street
The day's session was concluded shortly after
noon. Sessions will be held daily for a
Literally Ground to a Pulp.
Norribtows, Ta., Sept 4. A band truck.
on which were about a dozen Italian labor
ers proceeding to their work, w as struck by
the locomotive of a freight tri.in yesterday
morning near Ltnheid. tluisejipe Fiuntelii,
oneol tbe laborers, ared .1- y -ars, was lit
erally ground to a pulp. Five others were
severely bruised, but none fatally hurt
Pamell and Iialfnur'a Scheme.
London, Sept 4. The Freeman's Jour
nal, which claims to have thoroughly in
formed JTself as to the posltioi of the Irish
party upon tbe proposed Ro Uan Catholic
university scheme, predicts that when that
measure la actually braisM .m. tu. house
of commons at tbe next srnsiot I'arnell will
not be found among its su ppor' ere.
Mrs. May brick's Children Adopted.
London, Bcpt 4. Tht chidren of Mrs.
Maybrick have been adopted by a wealthy
couple residing in London, the consent of
Mrs. Maybrick and that of tl e relatives of
ber husband having been obtained. The
hudren will assume the name it their foster
JUDGE TERRY'S SLAYER.
Testimony In the Habeas Corpus Cose
Ban Francisco. Bent. 4 Tim lud.a
corpus proceedings in the case of Deputy
united States Marshal rag.e were begun
yesterday. Testimony was Uken showing
that Terry bad threatened to lull Justice
Field. It was also testified that Mr. and
Mrs. TetTT were violent rmitnns and
threatened harm to Judge Savyer as well
to Judm Field, and that T-rv had t.
Marshal Frank that he would got even with
Field for deciding against hin .
Tbe facta of an assault upon Judge Saw
yer in a railroad car a year ago by Mrs.
lerry were also given. The woman -pulled
tbe iudire's hair, while Terrv sat nmuwita
- J 1 1
ready to take action if Sawyer should resent
vue insuiu it was suowo lliat Terry bad
uoasiea oi ai ways carrying a kuito. A
Dorter testified that Mrs. T rrv mn
him she would probably kill Judge Fiold
Saegedla Threatened Again.
Vienna, Sept 4. Tbe city of Ssegedin,
which suffered so greatly by the disastrous
flood of 1879, is threatened with another in
undation. It is reported that tbe protective
quays built immeliately after the flood of
that year, when the town wnt destroyed, are
now crumbling. Floods are re tolled from all
portions of tbe mountain district about
Ssegedin and many lives bav been lost
Cholera Panic In t hlo.
TirriN, O , Sept 4. Mrs. George Coons,
of Little Sandusky, a village fifteen miles
south of hero, died yesterday of what the
doctors pronounce genuine iuiatic cholera.
Tbe people there are greatly excited and
many are leaving the village.
Montana Forest Fires Extinguished.
Helena, iL T., Sept 4. fain in tbe val
leys and snow in tbe mounta us have extin
guished the fires that have leen raging- for
the past month. The damagu to timber bas
been quite severe, but not so heavy as antic
ipated. Assistant Secretary Tiolion sr Improving.
Washington Cttt, Sept 4. Surgeon
Genera Hamilton bas been informed by a
letter from Luray, Va. , that Assistant Sec
retary Ticbenor was up and about for sev
eral days last week and is i n proving rap-idlv.
Dry" Republicans Meet in the
WHAT THEY W AST AND HOW BADLY
The Regular Convention Movt Indorse
Prohibition or Stand a Split A Southern
View of the Negro and tbe Ballot Ohio
Democrats Hold a Ratification Meatlng
Union Labor Organising tn Iowa
Miner Defeated An Louisiana.
Boston, Sept 4. About 100 gentlemen re
sponded to the call issued by H. H. Faxon
for a meeting yesterday, the purpose being.
as stated in tbe call, to support none but
temperance Republicans in the approaching
campaign, and to oppose the candidacy of J.
Q. A. Brackett, lieutenant governor, for any
oftl'jial position. It was an exclusive con
ference, with all the formality of a political
party convention, aud only those who had
delegates' credentials were admitted.
Preliminary Proceed lugs.
Hon. Frederick Foedhk was elected tem
porary chairman, and Rev. J. B. Gould,
temporary secretary, and tbe temporary or
ganization was made permanent with the
addition of H. H. Faxon and Rev. D. O.
Mears, of Worcester, and Hon. George P.
Ladd and Hon. A. G. Hill, of North
ampton, as vice presidents. A number of
resolutions outlining the policy of the meet
ing were submitted and referred to the com
mittee on resolutions. Addresses were made
by Chairman Fusdick and Messrs. Faxon
Principles or the Organisation.
Hun. B. B. Johnson then made a speech,
during which he said: "Our platform sets
out the following points: The necessity of
speedy organiz itiou on tho part of temper
ance R publicans; that the principle of
prohibition is good policy ; that the Repub
lican iurty is in (lunger o. surrendering to
the corrupting influence of the liquor traffic;
that the state officers should be earnest tem
perance workers, with positive temperance
records; that the cnusa of the demand for
more jails should b dest royed ; that the
liqu ir truffle doubles our taxes; that tbe gov
ernor should show to the people tbe items
comprising taxation; that it ia out duty to
organize in moral aud political work for pro
hibition.' Advloa to tho Republican Convention.
Rev. J. B. Gould, of Newton, moved that
the names of President El H. Capen, of
Tuft's college; Hon. Rufus A. Frost, of Bos
ton, and Hon. W. H. Haile, of Springfield,
lie presented to the Republican convention
as specially acceptable to this convention as
nominees lor governor and lieutenant gov
ernor. R -solutions were adopted calling
upon the Republican state convention to
favor the enforcement of every restrictive
feature of the present liquor laws. If Re
publicans refuse this request a convention of
temperance Republicans to Dominate a state
ticket will be held.
TIRED OF THE BALLOT.
A Southern Congressman's View of the
Washington Cut, Sept 4. Speaking of
the prospect of federal election laws being
enacted by tbe next congress to regulate the
elections in the south, Congressman Norwood
said: "They may ss their laws, but they
will be a dead lctttr. It is too late to inter
fere with tbe affairs of tbe south in that way
now. Our people will not regard any legis
lation intended to plaos tbe negro over them,
and the sentiment in tbe north is against it
Tbe negro bas advanced among us as rapidly
as he is capable of, and tbe best thing is to
let turn alona Thinking people all over the
country see this. It is only a few politicians
that are trying to keep up the agitation. We
are not a savage and brutal people; we are
kind and humane to the negro, and, more
than that, we know him.
A Poor Opinion of the Negro.
"He is not capable of government, andt he
people of tbe south will not permit them
selves to 1 dominated by bim. Tbe ballot
with the negro, take him as a whole, is a toy
he has got tired of. He has no idea of the
purose of the lallot or bow to use it He
has used it iu a blind sort of a way until he
is tired of it, and be doesn't go to tbe polls
now u.iless there is some special reason for
it If he is workiug for a man who wants
bim to vote he will go up and cast his
ballot because his employer wants bim to.
Otherwise you must give him a drink or a
quarter to induce bim to vote. Some such
reason as that must influence bim. He
would rather stay at bis work than loss tbe
tbe time. Some Republican politicians ac
cuse us of suppressing the negro votes be
cause tbey are not cast The fact is merely
that the great mass of tbe negroes, not know
ing the use of tho ballot, have got tired, now
that tbe novelty has worn oil, and stay at
Ohio Democratic Polities.
CoLrmics, O., Sept. 4. The Democratic
state executive committee met here yester
day and organized with Hon. James E Neal,
of Hamilton, as chairman, and John A.
"artier, of this citv, as treasurer. At 8
o'clock p. m. the various Democratic clubs
serenaded Hon. James . Campliell, the can
didate for governor. A ratification meeting
was iieia at tbe city ball witb lion. Law
rence 1. fieal, of C hillicothe, as president.
wbo Br" ke, and was followed by Mr. Cam p-
ueu, nun. Allen w. Thr Ho& (4-K.
i-umriar, uu v. a. nonon, ana otners.
They Want To Be States,
Chicauo, Sept 4 Constitutional conven
tions are now in session at Cheyenne, Wy,
T., and Sunta Fe, N. M. Yesterday in the
tormur at. c Brown, ot Albany, was
made president, defeating the R-publican
nominee, Judge Conway. Browu's politics
are not given. At Sauta Fe the Democrats
eiectod tbe temporary chairman Judge
Trimble, and J. Francisco Chavez was elect
ed permanent chairman politics not given.
Fifty-three of the seventy-three delegates
Iowa ITnion Labor Men.
Des M oinks, la., Sept 4. The Union
Ibor state convention convened in this
city at 7:80 o'clock last eveniug with eighteen
delegates present After effecting a perma
nent organization and listening to a lengthy
address by CoL Jesse Harper, of Illinois, the
convention adjourned for the day.
The Democrat Elected.
New Orleans, Sept 4. Telegrams from
various point in the Third congressional
district indicate the election nf Anrlna
Irice, Democrat, by good majority over
ii. u. Miner, ttepubiican.
The Alaska Seal Skin Pradunt.
Denver, Cola, Sept 4. Forty car-loads
of seal skins passed east over the Uniou Pa
cific yesterday on passenger train time. It
is the entire Alaska catch for last year, and
is bound for Eugland. The consignment
must reach Loudon within eighteen days
irom waving Ban r rauciaoo.
Succeeds the Late Dr. Baylies.
Cincinnati, Sept 4 Rev. D. H. Moore,
oi tienver. Cola, was yesterday chosen ed
iioroi ibe Western Christian Advocate, to
succeed the lat Dr. B.tyliss. Dr. Moore is
an Otiioa.ii, and a graduate of the Obio Wes
leyan university. In 1875 be was chosen
president of the Cincinnati Weslevan col
lege, and from that institution went west
aud took charge of the Denver university.
National Bankruptcy Law.
Minneapolis, Sapt 4. A convention
of commercial bodies of the United States
met here yesterday to formulate a national
bankruptcy law, witb twenty-seven dele
gates present, and Julge Terrey, of Bt
Xiouis, presidin-;. Numerous amendments to
tbe Torrey bill were referred to a committee,
ana tne couvemion adjourned lor tbe day.
A Jack the Kipper Scare.
London, Sept 4. The city was startled
yesterday morning by the announcement
that an old man, whose identity is at pres
ei.t unknown, had stabbed two prostitutes in
tbe central part of the city for declining to
accompany him. There is great excitement
over tne an air, and a veritable Jack the Rip
per scare prevaua.
BOTH DEAD SHOTS.
Fair Woman the Cause of a
OOULD BE HAPPY WITH EITHER,
But Couldn't Make Cp Her Blind Which
Her Beauty and Indecision Make Ber
Lovers Desperate and Pistols at Twenty
Paees Settles the Difficulty for Eternity
Both Men Fall at the Second Fire
The Girl Nearly C rased.
Salt Lake Citt, Utah, Sept 4. Malad
City, just over tbe Idaho border, is excited
by a terrible duel near that place Monday
morning, in which the principals were both
killed. The awful tragedy was the result of
a love affair, and the responsibility for it
rests almost wholly upon a beautiful young
woman of whom both were enamored. Early,
in March Abraham Likes, whose home was in
Dakota, appeared at Clark's Fist and an
nounced that be was looking for an opKH tun-
ity to invest in a ranch. He was a well-built
man of 22, dressed well, bad plenty of money,
and bad evidently been well raised. He soon
fell in with Jude Sprint', a bright young
fellow of about his own age, wbo had had
considerable experience in ranching, pos
sessed some money, and readily accepted a
proposal to go into the business with Likes.
Both Loved the Same OirL
They went to Malad City in April, pur
chased a small ranch, and proceeded to stock
it with cattle bought from farmers at differ
ent points in the neighborhood. Among tbe
men from whom they purchased wns John
Teruts, whose place is five miles northeast
of the ranch owned by the young men.
Likes first visited the farm in May, and fell
in love with Terms' daughter Jennie, a
beautiful girl of IS, who seemed to recipro
cate bis affection. Teruts settled at Malad
City two years ago, removing there from
Boise City, where his daughter had received
a common school education and developed
into a charming young woman. Likes vis
ited the farm frequently, hut kept his secret
from Springs until recently, when Springs
became acquainted with the girl and after
several meetings asked her to marry him.
Likes bad not proposed, and she hesitated.
Friendship Gives I' I ace to Hatred.
Spring told Likes that be was in love with
tbe young woman, and a bitter quarrel en
sued, in which Likes accused his partner of
treachery and the Tatter challenged bim to
fight a duet Springs refused, and, feeling
sure of tbe girl's affection, offered to submit
the matter to her for decision. Likes agreed,
and together they went to Farmer Teruts'
bouse to learn their fute from his daughter.
Miss Teruts refused to act as arbitrator or to
declare her preference, although b,th
begged her to do so, and they returned to
their ranch deadlier foes than ever.
Blood Must Settle the Matter.
Likes then renewed his challenge. Spring
acceted, and they at ouce prepared for mor
tal combat, neither dreaming of the terrible
tragedy that was to follow. Two herders
were selected to act as seconds, aud early
Monday morning the four men met by a
brook half a mile distant for a final settle
ment Each principal was armed with a
six-shooter, and each took position ten
paces back from the brook, and at the word
of command both fired. Spring's bullet strik
ing Likes in the left arm, and Likes firing
wide of the mark.
A Gruesome Outcome.
Likes demanded another shot, and again
the men faced each other as before. Both
took deliberate aim this time, and as tbe
shots rang out both fell to tbe ground
Spring was shot through the head and in
stantly killed. Likes received a bullet iu tbe
left breast, just above tbe heart, and expired
five minutes later. Both were buried in tbe
ravine by the ranchers, who reported the
affair at Malad City, but escaped before
their part in the tragedy became known.
Miss Teruts is nearly crazed by tbe terrible
event, and it is feared she will end ber own
The Crnnin Murder Trial.
Chicago, Sept 4. Yesterday morning
Judge McConnell decided to permit tbe de
fense in tbe Crouiu murder trial to ask prac
tically all the questions tbey had formulated
for would-tw jurors. A large number of
men were examined and nearly all rejected,
either peremptorily or for cause, one of tbem
showing lameutable ignorance of what was
wanted of him. The result of the day's work
was that the defense tendered four jurors to
tbe state. Of these Begley and Jefferson
were peremptorily challenged by the state.
Freeman Gross, of Englewood, and T. P.
Kellogg, tbe remaining two, had not been
passed by tbe state when court adjourned.
Is Determined to Die.
Chicauo, S.-pt 4. George M. Babcock,
the young man who shot himself several
weeks ago because be loved a m armed
woman, has tieen hovering between life and
death ever since, but for the past few days
was improving. Yesterday be tore the
bandages off his wound, thrust his finger into
tbe bullet hole, and tore tbe flesh badly. It
is feared he will die, and says that is what
Couldn't Live with Ills tVlte.
Trenton, N. J., Sept 4 The Hebrew pop
ulation of this city are all excited over the
mysterious disappearance of Rabbi Rabbert
H. Malinowsky, of the synagogua of North
Montgomery street. For several weeks there
have been minors or dometftlo troubles In
Malinowsky's fumily, but tbe congregation
did not think the rumors of domestic troubles
had any foundation, and therefore no inves
tigation was made. On Thursday moruing
last Secretary Jacob L. Herold, of the syna
gogue, received a letter from Malinowsky,
dated New York city, saying that tbe reason
of bis absence is that he cannot live with his
wife, and therefore tenders his resignation.
Will Kot Do So Any More.
Berne, Sept 4. Ou the representations
to tbe Swiss authorities made by Mr. Wash
burn, American minister, regarding tbe re
cent arrest and detention of two Americans
by Swiss othViala, on a charge for which
there was no foundation, the bundesrath an
nounces its regret at the illegal arrests, and
adds that measures will be taken to effectu
ally prevent the repdtitp of such an occur
One of the Johnstown Dead.
Wheeling, W. Va., Sept 4. The body
of a roan, supposed to be that of a Johns
town victim from the length of time it bad
evidently been in the water, was found in the
Back river, west of tbe island, last evening,
partly imbedded in the sand. Identification
was impossible, but the body was apparent
ly, judging by the clothing, that of an iron
worker in his working garb.
An Illinois Postouioe Robbed.
Chicago, Sept 4. Iuspector Stewart yes
terday received a dispatch from Moline, Ills,
stating that the post office at that place had
been robbed Monday night of $800 in cash
1,300 in stamps, and eight registered let
ters. Ibe postmaster says that be has no
clew as to who the robber or robbers are.
Socialists Receive Unwelcome Attention.
London, Sept 4 The leading Socialists
of Hamburg were favored yesterday by vis
its at their residences by the police, who
carriea on an tne documents, accounts and
other compromising literature that they
could lay their bands on. The seizures were
not accompanied by arrests.
Two Children Burned to Death.
Blue Springs, Neb., Sept 4 The barn of
Rev. Andrews, of this city, was set on fire
yesterday by two children , of David Gay,
who were playing in it The children were
burned to death.
Gladstone's Reception at Paris.
'Paris, Sept 4. Gladstone was received
on bis arrival here yesterday by a numer
ous delegation of bis admirers. Many
brought bouqusts and presented them to tbe
Shot by an Uoknowi
laONWOOD. Mloh.. Sent 4. Moo da v nhrht
Tbotnas Uptaal, while standing on the side.
waui in IrnJ Of tbe Silver Mine saloon, was
shot by an unknown man, wbo iminediately
PARLOR AND BEDROOM SUITES & CARPETS,
and a general line of Goods especially adapted to the beautifying of a home.
tSThe choicest bargains in Furniture erer offered.
TELEPHONE NO. 10M5.
Coitnersville. Ind., is afflicted vrtth a viru
lent epidemic of typhoid fever.
President Harrison lft Deer Park tot
Washington City this morning.
Sifjmund Hyruan, the well-known Chicago
j.'weler, died iu that city Tuesday. He was
tU years old.
Tbe Jewish schoolmasters of Odessa have
lieen forbidden by the Russian iar to con
Snow has fallen to tbe depth of four to five
inches in the past few days in the vicinity ot
EUiston and Ten stiles, Montana
William O'Brien, tbe Irish editor, who
was taken to jail at Galway, Ireland, a few
days ago is reported seriously ilL
Strother Stanger, a wealthy resident of
Illinois, near Blonmington, dropped dead
Tnesday evening. He was 68 years old.
Tbe failure of T. R. Musgrave, a promi
nent operator, was announced on the Kew
York stock exchange Tuesday. His liabili
ties are estimated at 1100,000.
The First Nstional bank of Ouray, Cola,
and the First National lawk of Neligh, Neb.,
have been authorized to commence business,
with capital of $0,000 in each rase.
I L. Clausen, a real estate man, was
found in Riverside park at Wichita, Kan.,
Tutwday night w'th four bullets tn bit
body. Murder and robbery is suspected.
The state railway commissioner of New
Tork says that an average per year of 100
lives are lost on tbe rail trays in the Hudson
river counties by tbe practice of walking on
It is stated that the leading piano and
organ uisncfactuivrs of the country are
forming a trust The project is said to be
favored by Steinway, Chickering, Hazslton,
Haines, Welier, Sohmer, Burden aud others.
Mayors Cregier and Urant.respectively oi
Chicago and New York, met Tuesday in tbe
office of the latter and bad a friendly dispute
as to n betber Chicago or New York should
have the worlds fair. They did not settle it.
The Emperor Montexuma is known to
have buried a fabulous amount of treasure
iu Mexico w hen that celebrated pirate Cor
tex was visiting him, and now hundreds of
Mexicans are digging in tbe place where it is
supposed to lie.
A. B. Reddish circulated slanderous re
ports atiout Miss Kate Hickey, at Lincoln,
Neb. Miss Hickey got a revolver, met Red
dish in the street, and made bim retract on
his knees before a large crowd, which col
lected and cheered the plucky girl.
But one man was shot at the election for
representative iu cougress in Louisiana
Tuesday. He was a Republican deputy
sheriff, named Jacobs, and was, so it is re-,
ported, flourishing a pistol at the polls, and
bad made a murderous assault when he was
shot, not necessarily fatally.
Chicago, Sept 8.
Quotations on the board of trade to-day
VAPH I if f.l Livi- W'liunt V.i O w... .. 1 1
opened. TSr, closed 77lc: Tieceniher. opened
..i i -.ii , ..,, .
n-, niwu ii"'; opened eec, clo-eu
K&M' Com Nil K.litii,iMi, niuinwl
closed :t&ur: Ortnlittr
i"1; May. opeued a!,t.. closed 3vlc. !)
ltc-; Octolier. opened Ifc, closed aiise;
May, opened and closed a.";ic. Pork Sep
tember, opeued $HI.Sfi. closed flO.Hh Octo
ber, opened Jlil.25, closed tlOiJLg: January,
opened and closed fM.lgi. Lard September
opened SB.I2 -t, closod So.lil.
Live stock Union stock yards report the
following ranee of prices: Hove Market
opeued only moderately active, with li;;ht
Kradi'8 onsier, other lots 1L- lower: lipht
Kr.iu b. o.v.v4..ti: roUKU packing. 8..Vxi; a.lr;
uiixid lots, titBHii,!.',; heavy parkin and
shipping lota. :l.;ua4.lu. tattle Good
Texas steers fully liic higher, natives about
steady: native steers, f .HHu,4.ir.; buik,
Ol. Texas, S.H;!.:t.l',; western. $L.6oioJ.iy.;
native cows. sl.35.c-.'.W. Shuep Market mod
erate y active, steady; native, f3.2jvti.4 40-. we-t-erns.
lroduce: Butter- Fancy Elgin creamery, IS
ft liic per lb: line dairy. 14j.l Hi; parking stock.
Mc. Eggs Strictly fret.li. 14u,l4Ujc per
di.x. Poultry-Live hens. fricTl lr lb; roos
ters, oc; turkeys. Millie; ducks. He. Potatoes
T.HNtiil.uo per bbl. Apples tl.OilXr per bbl.
BUckb. rries Vl.ou per lo-qt. case.
Nsw York, Sept. 8.
Wheat No. 2 red winter cash. HijiK'in: do
September. 84J41'; do October. i4C. Corn
Nn. z mixed raah. 1 do September, 4ip do
OctoU-r. 4--s,c. Oats-fcteady: No, 2 mix.d
cab, JSfjV-Uc: do Septenitier, 2 o; do O. toiler
-Uc Kye-Hull. barley-Nominal. Pork
Dull; mess, f I1.':S&I 1.76 for inspected. Iaid
Dull; September. U.5ti; Octob r. $u.4.
Live stock: Cattle No market for beeves;
dressed beef, xteady: native sides, 6 Q7140 V
1; Texas and Colorado do, fistic. Sbeep' and
hunbe Firm for gtxid laiubv weak for 001a
mon do; steady for sheep; lambs, 4M&fii J t.
sheep. f4.uxaw.8TH 9 10U ts- Hogs-Unchanged;
i.uOlj4JW; fancy pigs, fa&o.
Hay Upland prairie. .00
Hsy Timouiy new fciai.OO.
Oats New. tflc81c; Old, 85c,
flOO Bsward tlOO.
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one dreaded disease that science bas
been able cure in all its stages, and that
is catarrh. Hall's Catarrh Cure is tbe
only positive cure now known to tbe
medical fraternity. 'Catarrh ' being- a
constitutional disease, V requires a consti
tutional treatment. Hill's Catarrh. Cure
is taken internally, acting directly upon
tbe blood and mucus surfaces of tbe sys
tem, thereby destroying the foundation
of the disease, and giving the patient
strength, by building up the constitution
and assisting nature in doing its work.
The proprietors have so much faith in its
curative powers, that they offer one hun
dred dollars for any case am at it fails to
cure. Send for list of testimonials. Ad
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