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THE BOCKS ISLAND AHGUS, TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 10, 1889.
THE DAILY AHGUS
JOHN W- POTTER.
TCKSDAY, SlfTtMBll 10. 1889.
The Union is enterprising only In
lying. It can do that to the Queen's
Nix months of Harrison's adminlstra
Uon shows him op In a bad light. If he
dwarfs as much in proportion in the next
three and a half years he will rattle In
the presidential cbair like beans in a
Speaking about falsehoods, the Union
takes the cake as the champion liar when
it said that "Bom" Wells "perilod his
own life that the life of the nation might
be saved." The yahoo knew this was a
lie when he wrote It, and if he didn't be
could have referred to the biography of
Mr. Wells published in the Amas.
Tna Union says the A Rous tells fiat
falsehoods when It Buys that it was the
Intention to make Wells deputy sheriff in
cane of Morgan's election in 1886, and
also that he said there was no chance of
Gent's election. It the yahoo has sense
enough to read the article as it appeared,
be will nee that the A Hons made no such
statement. Tbe charge is made by a re
publican who was inside the "ring at
the time, and evidently knows whereof
be speaks. Resided they were common
rumors at the time and generally be
There were several occurrences at the
recent encampment of the Grand Army
at Milwaukee which indicate a tendency
to be regretted on the part of this great
organization. One was the endorsement
of Tanner. Tannerism is In exceeding
disrepute just now, and very properly
so, and the manner in which tbe pen
sioner commissioner was treated, com
pared with the cold reception extended
to tbe old commander of tbe Iron brigade,
Gen. Bragg, cannot but create an unfar
orahle impression. Another unpleasant
circumstance is the voting down of Gen.
McMahon's resolution declaring against
tbe ruling of tbe pension office that dis
honorable discharge is no bar to a pen
sion. If dishonorable discharge should
not debar a soldier from receiving a pen
sion what on earth can?
Tbk msny manufacturers of table
glass in this country come forward as tbe
last monopoly combine, observes the
Philadelphia Timtt, an independent pa
per. They have taken steps to appraice
and combine all the establishments of the
country under one great trust, to limit
production, lessen competition, increase
prices to consumers and lessen both
labor and its wages. And why not? All
the others are doing it. and why not tbe
table glass producers?
The' is a high tariff tax on table glass
to protect the American industry and
presumably to increase the wages of
labor and give open competition for all
home manufacturers; but when tbe es
tablishments thus fostered by direct taxes
on consumers form a monopoly trust to
reduce product and wages and increase
prices above the competitive standard,
they proclaim that the tariff protection is
excessive and teach the people that it
must be reduced. And why not? When
protection breeds monopoly extortion,
why not reduce it to the strict standard
of protection to the wages of labor?
That would crush out trust greed. Shall
it not be done? If not, why not?
THE DRESSED BEEF INQUIRY.
Yeet'a ( nmmUI. Strike a
Kansas C'itt, Mm, He. 1(1. Tbe senate
commute inVMticatin the dressed beef
question liegnn Its ftmuin yesterday morn
ing In th pnrlon of the Midland hotel.
Gworije IV. Olli-k, ex-governor of Kansas,
and Cbarles Hunt, of AU-tn-um, were tbe
witnewon examinrd. They tiotb said tbat
cattUi bad fallen in jrii-e from :K to 40 pur
cunt, in thirty Jeari, nnd both (-barged It to
a com lunation of t'hi'-a" meknra. tv wblch
-r:;hr u.huyVty.rr :"" prices.
nr.t uUwr witniMM fc-attfUl tSRAT1'
.nil na . . . 1 . 1 . .
" -H ii, RNtui a otttn-
mission man at I'lmncn ml imi in conn- I
nence iiim ma -tug rour controiieii prices.
Hanks aid be dnre.1 not t-II the rommiskion
ninn'i inwne for f-nr the ( bicagn spie
would Ixiycolt him.
Two W llnrwa Mho Know.
James Iltiii, of K:iiwas City, said ba ojxir
at I on the Kuiiias Citv miirket. He tenti
fled that he hn.l r-eivl a warning not to
buy too iiisiiv cm lie. II.. h.i.l not heeded it,
ami wmh for", d to s II lin hunch of rat
tle at a I t of :in The com bine then
wanted to know if he lux I hit 1 enough. He
told them he th 'UKht he ha. I
A. J. Morris, of the prukui:; firm of Mor
ris, Jtult K Co., the Inst witm, gave bis
testimony very reluctantly. He was forced
to admit that bis customers bal received
threatening letters from one of the mckers
In the 'Vomltine " His own firm had re
ceived threatening Mtm, but tle-y did not
frighten bliiL 1 lie witless had personal
knowledge of a continuation lietween Ar
mour, Swilt. Morris and Hammond, by
which the territory east of the Minaimippi
was divided Uitwe-ii tli. in in such a manner
tbat neither would encroach on the territory
of the ot hers
The Khun (irswt Mnsplrlnn.
Oiiemha, Sept. 10. The shah of Persia baa
reliiupiulitsl his plan to visit Odessa before
hia return home. He is greatly alarmed al
bia recent railway accident, and has grown
auspicious that It was not altogether an ao-
ctileiit He will on this account get out of
Russia as cpiickly as possible and go direct
Thm Aurora Welch Company Awlajaa.
Aurora. Ills., Sett. lit Tbe Anrnra
Watch coiiipnuy assigned yesterday, with
liabilities amounting to I'-T.O.OOO. Tbe aaseta
are aupposnd to tie double tbat amount Tbe
managers of tbe concern aay the ahut-dowa
la only temporary, and It ia rumored thai a
foreign syndicate is at the bottom of the
Victim of the Antwerp Horror.
A st wine, Sept 10. Tbe bodies of nu
merous victims were renovered from the
ruins of the cartridge factory yesterawf.
Many others were blown to atoms, and only
portions of their apparel can ba found.
Among these were Ave Euglish visitors.
Chicago, Sept lu The raoas at the west
side n.ietin yesterday wore wow as follows!
O W. Cis.k, mile, 1;9('; IJtbert. 1 mile,
1:48),; Liuie k. 1 1-18 Oiiiea, fUOJight,
4 nine, 1:1(1; VV'insiow, staaploobase, abort
Uroppesl ltautd at Coaey lalaaaU
New Yon, Sept 10. James Molnerney,
supreme trustee of sue Catbolie Knights of
America, a very iofluantlal beaaflt society,
drop d 4ead at Coney Inland Sunday even
Ing. He was 90 years ot aae, and was widely
known and respected trouhout (be order.
CAUGHT IN A TRAP.
Ten Miners Drowned Like Rats
in a Hole.
I0HE OF THE BODIES RECOVERED.
Am4 Nona Likely To Be tor Three Wh
Tholr Working rtaee Flooded by Wt-r
from aa Old Mlaa Terrible Hollar Kz
plosion A ratal Klra la Albany. N. Y.
Heaaarkablo Mimlt Phenomenon la
WlMMNwIa-Awtal Keenll of Flaying
Golden, Cola, Sept 10. One of the most
serious mining accidents erer known in this
portion of the state occurred late yesterday
afternoon in the White Aah coal nilue near
Ibis plana. An abandoned mine alongside
tbe White Ash baa for months boon full of
water, which, ywtrday afternoon, without
a moment's warning, burst through into tlie
White Ash mine, filling it with mud and
water. Ten miners are known to have been
at work in the mum at the time of the die
aater, and not one of tbein could have lived
live minutes after tbe surging mass broke in
It will probably take two or three weeKs
to roach their Untie. The names of but
three of the unfortunate niu ran be given
now John Murphy, John Morgan aud
Allen but it is ioitivel.v known that ten
hvH have been lxt. Mt of thoin have fam
ilies. She wrk of pumping and clearing
out the mine will In c-xniiienee I at once.
AN EARTHQUAKE OF ITS OWN.
Peculiar IMalnrhanee of tbe Karth la a
n iron.ln Town. J
Kai kai na, Wis., 8. pt. 10. The village
of Florence, Outagamie county, a small
place one mile nlmve here, was shaken on
Saturday by what is belie v.l t-t have been
an earthquake. The disturbance of the
earth's iuUirior seemed to have been directly
under the spot where stands the immense
pulp and paper mill of the Van Nrlhwick
Rogera company, and great damage was
dooa to the structure. This mill was but
recently coiuplete.L It is built entirely of
stone, aud the immensity of the structure
can readi y be guessed from the fact tbat it
m the largest paper aud pulp mill in the
Tha Mill Radly Damngiwt.
Tbe damage to the mill will reach far into
the thou-ianda. The north and east walla of
tha mill are cracked in many places, and
have sejiarated from the fl..or and roof sev
eral inches. All of the machinery in tbe
north end will have to be aet over, as it ia all
out of place, many shafts tieing bent. An
artesinu well on a bluff 'J ft) feet aliove the
mill baa ceased to flow since tbe occurrence.
FRIGHTFUL BOILER EXPLOSION.
It Mentis Five Mea to Kternity Without a
Carbon DA I.K, Ilia., Kept. 10 At 11:35
yesterday forenoon a boiler used on the farm
of John W. Hnider, half a mile east of this
city, exploded with fearful results. Five
men lost their lives, viz: John W. Snider,
Thomas Lycet, Andrew J. Lyget, John
biggs, and Isaac Miller (rolor.-d. Tbe men
were grouped about the boiler, which was
leaking and giving trouble. Mr. Snider gave
Uie order to shut down, when in an instant
the boiler exploded. William O. Spiller was
Mown some distance, and escaped with a
lirokeu leg. All the men, except Andrew J.
Lyget, have families, and all are resident of
Four Lives Loat at a Fire.
Albany, N. Y., Kept 10. The paper
stock warehouse of P. J. McArdle burned
yesterday. Tbe fire made such rapid pro
green tbat those on the upper floors bad no
time to descend, and the result was that two
women, Mrs. Scott and Mrs. Hyman, were
burneil to death. Several persons jumped
from tbe fourth story windows, one ol them,
Mrs. Towers, alighting on a pile or iron and
receiving injuries from which she died.
Richard Gamble, the bookkeeper, jumped
down tbe elevator shai't and was killed.
Others badly Injured were Lulu Hnrtmann,
Carrie Swarts, Ellen Franks. Mrs. McShane,
Itaniel Gorman and John Biglin. All of
these will recover.
Cremated by Forest Fires.
Helena, M. T., Sept 10 Information
has just been received here that oue of tbe
fiercest forest tires yet reortod is raging in
the St Regis district, in Missoula couuty, on
tbe Cokely ranch. Cokely and the hostess
of the ranch mounted norsna and, barely
escaped with their lives to the river, less
than a quarter of a mile away, and reached
the water alter having the clothes nearly
all burned from their lushes. A Swedish
prospector and bis horse srLshed in the
flames. J. C. Veeder, who has returned
from the St Regis country, says he tec It
certain that several men peri.bed in tbe con
fl igratiou higher up in the mountain.
Heavy Storm at Atlantic City.
Atlantic Citt, N. J., Sept 10. At
lantic City was visited last night by a ter
rific ocean storm, the waters extending to a
poiut at bwist SOU feet from the beach prowr,
damaging the luitb bouses and pavilion,
along the beach to the extent of S.vt.OuU.
neksouV ',';.!.'.',- Ci"--'ilHtt1l entirely
ashed awny, and Imrfm Imtb liuu".,w',
pavilions were greatly damaged.
They Monkeyed with Dynamite.
Clarkhhlho, W. Va.. Sept 10. An Ital
ian working on the Midl-tud railroad, eight
miles north of here, picked up a dynamite
cartridge Sunday and twgan tossing it to a
companion, who let it explode. Two of tbe
Italia us Were literally torn to pieces, while
others were seriously injure!.
Tried lo I'iiImb n Family.
Cme aim), Sept 10. Dr. Morsch, an al-
lKod iiiysiciau of thai city, has been held to
tbe grand jury charged with attempting to
poison Fred Rruliler anil his family. A
week ago Morach entered Ilrulzler's saloon
and railed for a driuk, at the same time ex
pressing bis willingness to treat Brutxierand
his wile, their aon Andrew, and daughter
Louise, aged 8. They consented, and shortly
afterwards BruUler, his wife, and daughter
were BMiced with a violent vomiting, aud
despite every effort Louise died a few hours
afierwurds. A.idrews claims that be maw
the doctor pass his hand over tbe different
ichtxsea and drop a wbita powder into tbe
Is-er. He thr,ew his beer out and was not
taken ill. The peculiar part of tbe case ia
that there ia no known motive for the deed.
Another Outrmae Reported.
BnrNHWiric, Oa., Sept la It Is reported
hers that six negro preaohers, en route to
Cincinnati, were taken from the ladies
csvh on a north bound K., T., V. & G.
train at Baxley, Ga., Saturday morning,
aud badly beaten for having refused to go
into a second-class ooaoil when asked to
Bismarck to the Fupe.
Loudon, Sept 10. The pope has sent a
telegram to Prince Bismarck conveying bis
thanks for permitting the Roman Catholic
congress to assemble at fiocbutu recently.
Bismarck replied to tha pope's telegram that,
notwithstanding be had sanctioned the con
vening nf the congress, be was not at all in
accord with tbe work it ba I done.
Hearlo I texts O'Connor.
LokdX, Sept 10 A sculling race was
rowed oil the Tbatms yesterday between
William O'Connor, the champion oarsman of
Canada, mnd Henry E. Searle, champion of
Australia, for S-'i.OOO and the rhampionship
of the world. Seerle won by nix lengths.
Confee-ed Jarigment lor !, OOO.
Bloominotok, Ills., Sept 10. The P.
Weyricu St Co. Header works at Pekin.
confessed judgment yestorday for 142,000 in
lavor of Coiuiuoui n. Cummings, of Chi-
A slaaqiaot to tUlUon.
Pakis, Sept 10. Tbe municipality of
Paris gave a banquet lost night to Mr. Edi
son. Jt was very largely attended, and was
brilliant suooess throughout
BALTIMORE CELEt RATES.
The Prmldent Proaont at the Bajlaalsg
ot the Festivities Tha V rst Day's Pre
Balttiiobk, Sept" 10. Tie Monumental
city was dressed In Its holldi J attire yester
day, and presented an aninu tod appearance
with Its flags flying, 'its of lcial buildings,
commercial houses, and pr vate dwellings,
arrayed in red, white, an i blue, and its
streets thronged with an sv ir -moving mass
of people who bad come to bdlp it celebrate
tbe seventy-fifth anniversary of the battle of
North Point and bom bard me it of Fort Vo
Honry, during the thunder fTf which the
national hymn, "Star Sp&igled Banner,"
bad its birth from the brain of Francta Scott
Kay. The occasion was also graced by the
presence of the president of the United
States, accompanied by Secretaries Wln
dora and Tracy, who came over from tbe
national capital early in tbe inorninj. Gov
ernor Jackson was also pres at, with many
other distinguished citizens of tbe nation,
state, and city, on the staud where tbe great
parade was reviewed.
Historical and IndnstrliU Pageant.
The programme for tbe I ret day w-as a
civic and trades parade in tht morning, races
at Pimlico in the afternoon, and a banquet
and fireworks in tbe evenuif. Tbe parade
was divided into six section, preceded by
a series of historical fl-Mtts, and guards ot
honor, comprised exclusively of descendants
of those who were at Fort McHenry and
North Point at tbe time of tbe bom bar J
ment and battle. Tbe first dit ision embraced
the G. A. K. and the Army o ' the Potomac;
the second, the volunteer fire department;
tbe third, the city fire d. pertinent; tbe
fourth, civic and benevolent societies ; the
fifth, German societies of Baltimore, with
elaborate floats; the sixth, trades' display,
also with floats representing every interest
in which the city is interested, as well as the
progress of railnsvJ development, the art of
Home of the Floats Described.
Among the hundreds of fl.s.ts were groups
that reflect great credit upou .heir designers.
The brewers' display, the Pennsylvania rail
road, and the Baltimore and Ohio are de
serving of especial mention H.irry Vonder
horst bal a miniature brewery in full opera
tion, from the steam engine lo the vats and
vaults. The float preceding this one repre
sented King Gdiubriiius seated on his throne
attended by two young woman, arrayed in
Thought Tney Were "Mee Girls,
The wouten courtesied to the president,
w ho politely bowed, remarking a moment
afterwards to Mayor Lttrot: "Nios girls."
The Northern Central railn a J ba.l a float
(swing a model of their gr.tin elevator at
Canton. Tbe model was on t be edge of tbe
water, and lying alongside wis a vessel tak
ing ou her cargo. There was a perfect rail
road yard, with locomotive attached to
trains of box cars running over the tracks
into the elevator. The tracks were even
ballasted with atone and gravel. The B. &
O. bad in line the first car e.tr run on tbe
road, and on its top sat the man w ho first
drove tbe team tbat pulled it in ltUS. Tbe
seven floats of the Typographical union rep
resented printing anil news per work iu its
Fifty Thousand In Line.
The procession was enthiisiasiir, and as
the different sections passed the reviewing
stand the president's iireaenie thereon was
welcomed by most hearty cl eers, to which
he bowed his acknuwledguu nts. It is esti
mated that tbeie were ;i0,'0iH) in line.
Enormous crowds lined the streets on the
route of march, whose welcome to tbe presi
dent as be drove by on bis w iv to tbe stand
and back to his hotel was vociferous and
continuous. A guard of b hi or carried a
flag made by tlie ladies descended from the
heroes of North Point as a au Mtitute for the
Star Spangled Banner," wh ch Mr. Apple
ton declined to loan for the occasion.
A Itamiuet and Keeoptlon.
Tbe last float passed tbe reviewing stand
at 3 o'clock, the entire displa having taken
four hours and a half to pass Jiis poiut The
presidential party, with tbe exception of
Secretary Wind oni, w bo returned to Wash
ington at 1 o'clock, were thet driven to the
Hotel Ronnert In one of th) parlor ot tbe
hotel tbe mayor a ud membei-s of the city
council presented to tbe presi ent a sot of
resolutions adopted at tbcfr last meeting,
welcoming him to Baltimore, and tendering
him tbe freedom anl hospitality of the city,
and requesting that he hold a public recep
tion at tbe-city ball. Upon receiving the
parchment. President Harrison said:
Mr. Ma Tor and C.knti.fme: I assure ynu
that it is with pleasure that I have beard the
cordial terms in which you have welcomed
me to Baltimore and tendered lue your hos
pitality, and I hiirhly appreciate your action.
1 have felt it an obligation ujm n me to aree
to any request that you niigl.t make of me
when I came over on a public t isit. There are
things in which w-e all have a common inter
est, and I believe th-it it is well to have these
frequent inlen haiig(-s of friendship and hos
pitality hctw-eea the president of the United
States and the people. It will give me great
pleasure, then-fore, gentlemat . to place my
self in the bauds nf the committee and meet
as many of the citizens of Baltimore person
ally as time will (wrniiL
The presidential party and other invited
guests then, at 4:15 p.m., reimired to the
dining-room, where an informal though
elaborate lunch was served, lltyor Latrobe
sat on the president's right, and James A.
Gary at bis left Among thos. present were
Secretary of the Navy Tracy, Governor
Jackson, United States Senafc r Wilson, Ad
jutant General Kelron, Wall er Blaine, and
Two Thousand Five Hundred Shakes.
The prteident left the tauiq let hall alsiut
Lsto ami pr.Msw.ieu 2 n ty hall, where
ha look t stand l the ma yor'i 'recept ion
room and crowds of men, wi mm, and obii-
dren, whites, and blacks, lief an pouring in
upon him at the rate of forty a minute. The
president was in excellent Jiumor, and tbe
reception continued for exactly one hour,
tbe doors tieing closed at 7 o'clock, much to
the disappointment and eveti remonsirance
of the hundreds who still thronged the
square. The president shoot bands witb
2,500 people. He was very considerate of
tne cnuuren, ana little ones who were
pushed beyond him were fn queutly called
Istck by the president for ibe handshake.
Tbe president left the city mil at ":!.' for
Camden station, whence be departed at once
lor asbington City.
A Whisky Firm Embarrassed.
Louisville, Ky., Sept 10. The big dis
tillery firm of J. B. Mattim;ly & Son did
not make on assignment yesterday, as ex
pected. The firm's attorney laid there was
no reason why an assignment should l
made other than to tide ov r a temMirary
embarrassment, which can l relieved by a
little indulgence from rredito-a. The firm's
liabilities are estimated at (400,000, with
assets of over 9.Vi0,000.
liana's Stealings Ilrnke Him.
New York, Sept 10. Wi liam A. Cald
well, dealer in hardware and mtlery, made
an assignment yesterday. Tu failure ia at
tributed by the trade to the iuspenaion of
tlie Douglas Ax Maautacpurlaar company, of
Boston, with which Mr. Caldwell was close
ly eounested in business. His liabilities are
reported to be about $.",U)a
The Tower Hill Slob Iidn'1 Lynch Tate,
but Released Hiltl.
Mattoon;, IIU, Spt 10. Ihe minor of
lynching at Tower Hill Suud iy morning if
contradicted by later re pons. Tate whs
taken from the train by a parly of men, but
be satisfied all parties that be was not tie
per ..on who stole th horsj at Pana, thou ;.i
he left for this county tbe aaini night Tate
appeared in Pana yesterday morning end
s iid be was ready for a beat ing. He was
accordingly p a ed iu jail, and dur ng
the forenoon bad a bearing lief ore Justice
Dowbs, but, as no one appeure I to prosecute
him, was released, and pattsed back through
this city yesterday to Humbcldt, wuere be
bad been working previous lo bis -arrest
Tate appeared to be badly frightened.
Though known as a garrulous fellow, he re
fused to say what was done w itb him after
reaching the woods. There bava beeu several
horses stolen in Pana and vi sinity of late,
and tbe men who are looking lor the thieves
may be expected to do someth og when they
are sure they bava tbe right m in.
Reports tohe People That Do
FACTS ABOUT DEBT STATEMENTS.
A System or Statins; the Sttaatloa That
Is Jnst Exactly the Way Hew Not to
I It When the National Debt Is Re
ported Increased It Is Generally tha
Other .Way, and Ties Versa Secretary
Washington Citt, Sept 10. Secretary
Windom yesterday, In an interview with a
representative of the United Press, made the
following statement ia reply to certain news
piper statements that during the months o f
July and August of this year the public debt
had been increased over $7,000,000, while
during tbe same months in 18S8 the debt had
b -en decreased over 11 1,000,00a
Figures That Prevaricate.
"Those statementa," tbe secretary said,
"convey an entirely erroneous impression.
The fact is, aa shown by the books of the
treasury, that on the 90th of June, 1SS9, the
total amount of the publio debt, including
bonds of all kinds, was $-ttG,SvS81&87.and on
tbe Slst day of August it was only $875,
47S,tft7, showing a reduction of $,910,180
during tboee two months. The reduction
dnring the same months of last year was
only 1 Hit one-third of that amount, vis. :
$7,UM,2T0. The reduction of the annual in
terest charge on tbe public debt during the
month of J uly and August, IStW, was only
S-1'1,3111.10, while tbe reduction of the an
nual interest charge during tbe same months
Ibis year was -rs,ti-5, being a little more
than three tiroes as great a reduction as
that of last year. In fact tbe reduction ot
annual interest on the public debt during
the lust two m mths has been equalled by
only a few periods in tlie country's history,
notably in President Garfield's administra
tration, during the first six months of which
the annual interest charga was reduced $15,-
Why Mot F.llintnate the Pecnllarity f
"The erroneous newspaper conclusion
aliove referred to arose doubtless from the
peculiar f rm of tbe monthly statement of
tbe put-lic debt issued by this department, in
winch the a iiount of the debt is give 'less
cvdi in tbe treasury', by this form any in
crease of the cash in tbe treasury ahows an
apparent decrease of tbe debt; and disburse
nieu:, for any purpose other than tbe pur
chase of bonds at par value, show an ap
parent increase of tne public debt equal to
the amount of such disbursements. For in
tatice, if the public debt were stated to-day
at f-SKi.mm.iKKi, 'less cash in the treasury, and
to-moi row ilii.Ouo.oo l should be paid out oa
warrants drawn by tbe other departments,
tie amount of the u'.-.ic debt, '.e-s oasb in
the tn asury,' would lie stated to-morrow (as
suming no receipt) at tslu.OOO.mU, notwith
standing the fact that the entire $ lO.OOO.tsV)
so drawn out may still I in the hands of tbe
bonded disbursing officers of the other de
partments, aud to all intents and purposes as
much of tbe government as if it were in tbe
vaults of thejjvasury.
"The facts during tbe last two months ex
actly correspond to this supposed case, and
though the actual redurtinn of tbe debt was,
.tl,10,lHO, the debt statement showed an
apparent increaae of $7,914,113.
" Everything Goes' in the "Form."
"Tbe largely increase.) purchases cf bonds
for tbe sinking fund during tbe last two
months, over the corresponding months of
last year, show an increase in tbe premium
paid of f57.v.f.o.4o. All these things figure
in the last dbt statement as an increase in
tbe public debt, while in reality they have
nothing to do with it I can readily see how
an honest misapprehension may arise from
the form ot the monthly statement, and
therefore have taken the trouble to make
this explanation. Similar apparent addi
tions to tbe public debt are quite common.
For instance, in March, 1.S, the apparent
increase was si(ar,i; n Kovemtwr, 18S5,
M.S'W.OoO; in November, lgS", $1,4.10,000; in
November, 1VSS, $U,19i,81; and in Febru
ary, 1SW, fti,4-H.3,-t."
They Get It About Correct.
Washington Citt, Sept 10. Tbe state
department has received numerous clippings
from foreign newspapers, forwarded by
Vnitod States consuls, all of the same tenor,
and against tbe international American con
gress, which is to meet in this city next
month. These journals profess to see in the
cougress a well directed effort to divert
traile from Eurojie, and a general menance
to European in liktrics.
Sullivan Knows His ltistrlrt.
Washington Citt, Sept It). Some
Boston Democrats who ore in Washington
say tbe announced candidacy for congress
of John L. Sullivan may not prove a laugh
ing matter. Sullivan is located in w bat is
known as "Pat Collins'" district It has
a reliuble Democratic majority of 7,000 and
is controlled by Irish votes.
A Small Counterfeiting Business.
Wash inoton Citt, Sept 10. Chief Bell,
of the secret service, is in receipt of a tele
gram from Agent Harris at San J., Cat,
to the effect that he arretted Charles and
Lizzie Atkins in San Francisco, Sunday, for
manufacturing and passing counterfeit 5
cent nickels, aud that be captured a com
Kome New Voik Appointments.
Washiniiton Citt, Kept 10. The pres -I
lent late7mterday af ternoou made the f ol
1 iwlnit apHlnYnVrtVUu. . .Oswjto W. I.yona,
surveyor of customs for" to?. V'S of Jl?w
Y. rk; Theodore B. Willis, naval officer of
customs in the district of New York; Ernest
Latham, collector of internal revenue for
tbe First district of New York.
The Indiana School Uook Law.
Indianapolis, Iud., Sept 10. Last win
ter tbe legislature enacted a law by which
the state board of education was authorized
to contract for tbe supply of a uniform
system of school books for the entire state.
The law was fought bitterly by the big
school book publishing bouses. The Indiana
School Book company secured the contract
fisr furnishing arithmetics, readers, geogra
phies, and spellers. Ivison, Blakemon &
Co. , who had an arrangement to furnish the
Indianapolis schools with geographies,
brought suit for an injunction in tbe United
Stales district court to restrain the school
board from substituting the books supplied
by tbe Indiana company in place of those
furnished ly Ivison, Blakeman & Co. Sat
urday Judge Voods refused the injunction.
Steve B rod In Makes an Affidavit.
Kiw York, Sept 10, Steve Brodie, the
latest hero of Niagara, yesterday morning,
accompanied by his witnesses, Ernest Jer
rold, Louis Ledger and Johu McCarthy, went
before Notary Public B. B. Woolf, of 74
Essex street, and in a sworn affidavit told
the story of tbe passive over the falls by
Brodie last Saturdav. The affidavit reiter
ates the story as told in these dispatcbes,aud
is sworn to and signed by the four men
Where Is That Fool-Killer?
Niaoaba Falls, N. Y , Sept 10. Walter
Q. Campbell, of Youugstown, N. Y., baa
constructed a life-preserver with which, he
anya, be will on Sunday next swim the
rapids from the Maid-of-the-Midst Landing
through the Whirlpool rapids. His life-preserver,
or rather double life-preserver, as he
calls it, is made of sixteen pieces of cork,
five by fourteen inches, and one inch thick.
The Base Ball Scores.
Chicago, Sept 10. Boston and Chicago
played a mutual abut-out game at tbe "Hub"
yesterday, neither side making a run in
seven innings, the game being ended by
darkness. Other League and Association
scores are given below: At New York
New York II, Cleveland S; at Washington
City Washington V, Indianapolia tt; at Phil
adelphia Philadelphia 10, Pittsburg 4. As
sociation: A tj Bait iin ore Baltimis-e 8, Cin
cinnati 13; at Philadelphia Athletic 7,
Louisville 10; at Columbus Columbus W,
Kansas City 6.
Western league: At Minneapolis Minne
apolis 7, Des Moines 2. .
HIS SUN SETTING.
Congressman Cox Lying at the
Point of Death.
A FIGHTING CHANGE FOE HIS LIFE
His Physicians Constantly at Hand and
Watchful of the Slightest Change A
Blight Illness Develops Into Peritonitis
The Slok Man ' Cheerfully Awaits the
Outcome, Fearless la the Awful Pres
ence. Kxw YoiiK, Sept 10. Congressman Sam
uel Sullivan Cox is lying at the point of
death at his home at 13 East Twelfth street
He was attacked by acute peritonitis at S
o'clock Sunday morning, and there has not
been any quarter of any hour since, his doc
tor says, up to the same time yesterday,
when his death was not expected. At 7
o'clock yesterday morning there were faint
indications that life bad the betr of the
conflict with disease, and last night he had
just a fighting chance. His death of heart
failure at any time, on half an hour's notice,
will occasion no surprise.
The Uoetor Constantly at Hand.
Tlie physicians relieve each other in watch
ing at his bedside. There is no moment when
a physician is not at band. Tbe only rela
tive at his bedside is his wife. Tbe only
friend admitted to his room besides his phy
sicians is W. J. Hirachfield, who has long
been bis private secretary. Peritonitis is not
a new disease to Mr. Cox. Two years ago
he bad an attack similar to this in Washing
ton City. He was tlien attended by Dr.
Bliss and Dr. Z. T. Sowers, his Washington
City physician. His recovery was then con
sidered remarkable, and it was predicted
that ant ther attack- would lie fatal.
Caught Cold at the Capital.
Hia wife is prostrated witb grief. Mr.
Cox returned several weeks ago from a lec
turing tour in llakota and Washington ter
ritories in bis usual good health. Two weeks
ago he went to Washington in tbe interest
of one of bis constituents and caught cold,
which was followed by malarial fever. Yes
terday morning Mr. Cox appreciated the
critical condition he was in. He said slowly
to those in the room: "I suppose I will
never get over this." He was silent for a time
and then added more cheerfully: "Well,
what matters? I am willing to die, if it must
be. Tbe chief regret I have in going is to
leave my dear wife."
Progress of the Disease.
Mr. Cox bad been in bed several days
previous to Saturday, but was not thought
very ill Pr. Wynkoop called on Mr. Cox
about midnight on Saturday and remained
until 1::1U in tbe morning. This late visit
was not necessitated by the severity of Cox's
sickness, but was prompted by tbe doctor's
desire to see the most of tbe fever, which
reached its height about that hour each
night At 1:30 be went home, aud Mr. Cox
apwrently slept At 2 o'clock Mrs. Cox
was drawn to her husband's side by signs of
distress, and was astounded at the change
she saw in him. He was pale, appeared to
be suffering keenly, and seemed rapidly
sinking. She sent at once for iHr. Wynkoop,
whom it did not tak Jong to discover that
the trouble was acute peritonitis.
A More Hopeful Report. .
Tbe patient's condition last evening was
not materially changed. He seemed to rally
at times, and the doctors thought that tbe
turning point for the lietler or worse would
be reached within twelve hours. He retains
his facult ies, and wants to see the numerous
people who call to inquire after biiu, but the
physicians will not let him talk to or see any
one. Mrs. Cox sent tbe following reply last
evening to an inquiry from a friend in
Washington: "Mr. Cox is slowly rallying,
and hopes of recovery are increasing. "
Waiting for the Crisis.
At 11 o'clock last evening Mrs. Cox said
tbat Mr. Cox was resting totter, though still
in a precarious condition. He baa spells of
choking, owing to inability to cxnel phlegm
from the throat At midnight the doctors
held a consultation, and decide! that no cri
sis would be reached for some hours yet
SUSPECT FALLON IS A FRAUD.
Aa Alleged Game-Keeper ol Parnell Un
der Suspicion at Mew York.
New York, Sept 10. Michael Fallon, the
game-keeier of Charles Stewart Parnell,
who for tweuty years had been in charge ot
the latter's estate at Aughavanogb, arrived at
Castle Garden last Saturday under instruc
tions from Parnell to take charge of tbe
Borden town, N. J., estate left by bis grand
father. When Fallon told his story to Sec
retory Jackson, that gentleman communi
cated with Mrs. Parnell at Bordentown, and
detained Fallon and his wife and seven chil
dren at the Garden.
Mrs. Parnell Repudiates Hlra.
Sunday Mr. Jackson received a dispatch
from Bordendown, signed Delia S. Parnell,
denying any knowledge of Fallon or hs mis
sion to this country. Another dispatch fol
lowed, declaring that Fallon would uot be
permitt d to enter on the estate unless he had
papers by which he could prove his mission
from Parnell. Fallon has no such papers.
Ha possesses a letter from Mr. Kterr, Par
null's agent at Avondale, which gives in
structions about bis mission. Yesterday
John Fallon, of IS Manhattan avenue,
Orsn Point, a cousin of Michael, came to
tbe Garden and obtained his relative's re
lease by giving bonds to theainouut of (3,000
as security against the family becoming a
burden on the community.
S!hp Kivau m rrslCMrs
Chicago, Cs-pVW.s-At a. ntceAvag vC-!iAb-odist
ministers yesterday Bishop Newman
used the following language: "I look forward
to the time and I hope it is not far distant
when we can stand up and firmly say, 'No
foreign-txa-n citinn shall lienceloi th have a
place In the legislative conduct of this coun
try." Bishop Newman's remarks were re
oeived with applause, but were not ditcussed.
The Hustle Out of Fashion.
Bridgeport, Conn., Sept ID. Taylor'
bustle manufactory, where about 000 girls
have been employed, shut down Saturday
night The suspension is likely to be indefi
nite, from the fact, it is said, tbat the bustle
has gone s largely out of fashion that com
paratively no demand for it remains.
On Monday California celebrated the tbhr
ty-ninth anniversary of her admission to the
J. L. Barnbill, of A-diland. Ala.', died last
Thursday night at the hour appointed for
Tbe emigration return for Ireland for tb
past year show that 78,64 persons emigrated
from Ireland to foreign countries.
Three men. White Caps, who maltreated
Mrs. Aseneth Street, near Marion, Ind.,
some time ago, for alleged gossiping, have
been arrested and indicted.
Miss Catherine Ashtnore Adams, of Chi
cago, an English girl, was married Monday
at Milwaukee to Theodore UonEoToinagawa,
a Japanese embroidery teacher, of New
York. It was a runaway match.
The Trunk lines have refused to pro rata
with Chicago rail ways on northwestern busi
ness, and some heavy reductions in rates with
a serious disturbance of traffic are immi
nent The finest livery stable in Wyoming terri
tory burned Monday at Lai-atnie. Toe
horses wer saved but many costly carriages
were destroyed. Loss, $.50,000; partially In
sured. Mis. Catherine Irons, egel 78, and Mis.
Isaac Mitchell, aged NH, died in the vicinity
Of Bloomington, Ills., Sunday. They had
each been residents of the county for about
Buffalo, N. Y., labor unions have decided
to try to obtain a repeal of the conspiracy
law of New York, been use it sat upon an at
tempt to ruin tbe business ot the clothing
firm of Bro liner Bros., of that city.
Dr. Louis Moras, of Southbridge, Mass.,
was denounce.! from the pulpit By Bev. tt.
B. Brochu, Roman Catholic, barques the
doctor, having been divorced, sass-rled an
other woman. The doctor sued tbe prissi,
and Monday was given damages in the sum
PARLOR AND BEDROOM SUITES & CARPETS,
and a general line of Goods especially adapted to the beautifying of a home.
ISspThe choicest bargains in Furniture erer offered.
EC- IF1. COMEDIES,
telepho.sk no. 10M.
BOUND TO HAVE A SUVER.
A . Robust I-'eature of (ho Defense
froitln's Aliened Marderers.
Chicago, 8.pt 10. Ever since the Cronin
murder case bos been on trioJ the attorneys
for the defense have desired to obtain some
portions of ibe blood-stained floor and wall
of tbe murder cottage. They tried last week
to get Judge McConnell to order tbe owner
of the cottage Curiam to permit them to
take what they wanted, but the Judge de
clined lo diiw of Car;s nTs property. The
prosecution have some t)ecimeus, and the
defense asked a portion of them, but were
refused, the best thing offered being permis
sion ta examine them.
A Kaid on the Cottage.
The defense, however, is resourceful, and
other efforts failing, Lawyer Forrest, who is
defending ex-Detective Cougblin, yesterday
afternoon, w itb the aid of three large and
heavily built men, raided tbe Carlseu cottage
aud succeeded iu getting away with pieces
of the flooring and walls covered with spots
of Cronin' blooiL Since the cottage has be
come famoiw, it bos Iwen arranged for the
Inspection of visitors by tbe buildiug of a
railing a. toss the cornor ef tbe room. When
the attorney commenced diggiug up tbe
flooring with a pockft knife, Carlsen aud his
son-in-law, Mr. Lindgren, attempted to stop
him, Carlsen presenting a revolver to For
The Objectors Sat Upon.
The three men accompanying Forrest
jumped over the railing and overpowered
Carlsen and Lindgren and held them down
on the floor until the lawyer had completed
his work. They also.took Carlsen' revolver
away from bim. Having secured the speci
mens Forrest and his three accomplices
jumped into a carriage and drove away.
tVbt-n they had safely seated themselves and
the horses had lieen whipped np oue of them
threw Carixeu's r. volver back into the yard.
8everal officers were sent out to hunt Forrest
last night, but they were unable to fiud bim.
The la wyer' three accomplices are unknown,
and Carlsen and Lindgren can give but a
vague description of them.
Juries Come High at Chicago.
But little progress was made yesterday in
tbe work of securing a jury in the Cronin
murder trial. When the court adjourned at
4 o'clock but oue talesman was held over.
The cost of the case has lieen thousands of
dollars, and there are no signs of even a
A Corner lu nse IVilL
Indian a polls, In.L, Sept 10. A rumor
has reached here from Cleveland, O. , that
Albert Johnson, a street car man of tbat
city, is at the bead of a scheme to corner the
bag) hall mark t this fall, an I control the
whole business next season. It is said th it
Johnson's schema is tn sign agreements with
all of the lea;u players and place clubs in
Boston, New York, Philadelphia, Chicago,
Cleveland, Cincinnati, and on other city
not yet named.vnoring the league altogether.
A gentleman who has just returned from
Cleveland says that Johnson, who is a man
of means and the wildest kind of a crank on
ba.vS ball, has actually s,cured the names of
several prominent lirotherhood players and
U now in the east working on his schema
Chicaoo, Sept. .
Quotations on the board of traile to-day
were of follows: Wheat No. 2 Sept ?mlier,
oiiened 74c closed T'iV-; Octolier opened
T!:c, closed T.VI4C; December, opened "'Mr,
closed '.Thc. Corn No. 2 September, opened
3i.4C closed St-VS"; Octor, opened ail,-,
closed 3Hhc: My. oned Sic, closed IMkC.
.ats No. Septeralier, opened lWc, closed
lS-fsc: October, opened He., closed lS4-nr;
May. opened 2240. closed. STS-'-lc. I'ork-Sep-tem
ber. opened H1.5 -closed fdlJiA; tVtolier.
opened $11.50. closed IIJA; Jannarv, opened
'..0 closed M. . Lard September, opened
fti.nl, closed 4".tt.
Live Block Union stork yards report the
following ,Tanire of prices; Hoint-Market
opened rttvm 4 Arm; hearr matt mixed
lota. 5o higher: other lots 'unt h.infred: lipht
(rrad -a, f4.tMTM.Tu: rough packing, iS...iJUfc
mixed lota, fiHHTtl.4 1; heavy packing and
shipping Iota. fS.SAai.ir.. Cattle Mark. I
juiet and lower: good to pr me, f l.t'fi. ui0.
poor to fair, $ai.,tl.ii: cows. fl. 10,
Mockers and feeders, f2.(liia.H1. Sheep
Market weak, lower; muttons, l.ilj.l.fiii;
Texans, 13.101.10. lambs, f i.vjs m.
Produce: Hut t. r-Fancy Klgin rreamery. IS
0.1o per lh: line dairy. 14i3.1V: packing stork,
TMse. Ei,ns Strictly fresh. Hintl.V per
dot I'onltry-Livc hena. TVjoW per lh; roos
ters, 6c; turkeys. S10c; ducks Sc. Potatoes
ktf 1-UII per bbl. Applea fl.MllJS per iibL
Blackberries lA-ftJ l.ui per liHjt. case.
New Yohk. Sept. 9.
Wheat Opened steady at Vhc decline, but
after yielding nc more became stiong and
recovered the lo . by noon: No. 2 red winter
cash, tU .i4 :: do September. H-lae; m th -tobcr,
K)V'; do IVcemlier, ifc'vjio. Corn
Opened steady and unchanged prices. After
ttie Unit call the market retailed into its
nsual dullness and no eaange in prioes were
recorded: No. 2 mixed caslu 4:1c; do Septem
ber, 4l?fce; do Octolier, 4':l4c: do November.
42aso. Outs-Dull; No. 2 mix d cosh, 3Uc:
do September. &?.; do Oitober, -5"fjc. Kye
Nominal. Barley Nominal. Pork Dull;
niees. $l.'.2ri( U'.Su fr mRpectel. Lard
Steady; September, frt.40; October, $.!.
Live Stock: Cattl Ordinary to prime na
tive St.- rs, f i.2.ii4 80 per OJ llm Texas and
Colorado. $.0jx3.2i; natives, bulls and dry
cows, $il0sf2.8i. Sheep ami Lambs Oood
offerings at st i.ng former prices; inferior and
c million, dull; common to prime sheep, 4.UU
&V8ri per .00 lbr-t common to prime lam 'is,
4.7.r&7.U). Hogs-Lim ted trading; live hogs,
SI 00 steward 100.
'The readers of the Daily Aruus will
be pleased to learn that there is at least
one dreaded disease that science has
lieen able cure in all its stages, and that
is catarrh. Hall's Catarrh Cure is the
only positive cure now known to tbe
medical fraternity. Catarrh being a
constitutional disease, requires a consti
tutional treatment. Hall's Catarrh Cure
is taken internally, acting directly upon
tbe blood aad mucus surfaces of the sys
tem, thereby destroying the foundstton
of tbe disease, and giving the patient
strength, by building up tbe constitution
and assisting nature in doing its work.
Tbe proprietors have so much faith in its
curative powers, tbat they offer one hun
dred dollars for any case that it fails to
cure. Bend for list of testimonials. Ad
dres. F. J. Chsney & Co, Toledo, O.
Bold bj druggists, 75c
At Bisbee. A. T., meat is selling at 3
cents si pound for choice cuts, and boil
ing pieces are given away. The quality
of tbe beef ia excellent.
CAR LOADS OP-
FALL TRADE, EMBRACING
has purchase, 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
it has always enjoyed by dealing only in the bestgo
AT THE LOWEST TRICES.
IS THE BEST,
and if you are wise you will buy no other. There is nothing
good in any other make but has been stolen from it.
Hardwood Finish and Bronze Trimmings, honest
goods in every way.
JSfSoLD ONLY BY
JOHN T. NOFTSKER.
THE FOURTH AVE. HOTEL
has changed bands, having been leased to
"hZiZT "?ry uyi-ars w"!,,e emSWnt nPMh'temh'nt of the Moline A Rock Island Street Rail
way. I tie bouw ha been thoronirhlj renovated and refiirniHhed throughout and will be
run etnctly firs-t clan, imperial ratea to city boarders.
Corner Fourth avenue and Twenty-third street, Rock Island.
A. J. SMITH & SON.
iiX ) i s i a. nr., t r & r mr r rs a s
I r aortf i-aamB i a i
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Mantles, Tiles and Grates.
ISfCall and see our stock.
A. J. SMITH 6c SON,
125 and 127 West Third St., DAVENPOBT, IOWA.
1623 Second Avenue.
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