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TILE HOCK ISLAND ARGUS. TUESDAY, OCTOBER 1, lfe89
THE DAILY ARGUS
JOHN W. POTTER.
Tcesday. October 1. 1889.
Ovkr In Ohio Ctmpbcll has been keeps
ln)j bl opponent so buoy answering in
dictmrnU that be, Foraker, bu had no
time to unload bit views on the outbern
question. This omission on tbe part of
Joseph amounts to a political hiatus
A Mh-kla Affair.
At the Mercer .county fair, at Aledo,
III., tbe otber day, a destressing affair
occurred. Mr. McCard. a well known
and wealthy fanner In that vicinity, was
driving one horse to a road cart and lead
ing behind it another. Tbe led
horse kept crowding up upon him and be
turned around and slapped tbe animal
several times to krep him back. Finally
afu r being slapped as?in in this manner,
the big brute became violently enraged.
He made a ruh for Mr. McCard, caught
him by the riifht arm and, with a vicious
to'i, flun? him clesr over bis head, upon
his own back and Anally onto the ground.
The horse was furious, and chewed at
the man's snn until it was crushed out of
all bae at that place. The victim of
tbe attack finally pot away by putting
bis boot in the horse's mouth and prying
and kicking his jaws open. Tbe horse
did not renew the attack, and McCard
was soon cared for. His arm was ami
pulated above tbe elhow, but the terrible
trampling that was given the man by the
horse while tbe latter bad hold of him
mtkes hit recovery uncertain.
A FAITH LKSS 1W1K.
A I'tnairrrlil Hnnnrr lerrta III
('illy aa4 I !- with Aaather
Mk'n,ttirr..A Menantlaaal Affair
An elopement of a somewhat sensa
tional character occurred in Davenport
Seturday riifht. The parlies have long
been residents there, anl have a wide so
quaintance. They were Henry Dressel,
who has been traveling f.r years for a
IKiuor houve.fand Mrs. Rauman, wife of
Henry BsusfSn, who keeps a saloon at
the corner of Let'laire and Fifth streets.
Both of them leave families lressel a
wife and four bright children, the oldest
of which is a girl fourteen years of age,
while Mrs. Rauman leaves two sons with
her husban.l, aged ten and fifteen years,
Nothing is known as to where tbe run-
away couple have Rone. Mr. Rauman is
well able to care for his children, hut
I)restl's family is in straitened circura
stances, he having left bis wife without a
rent of money and only provisions
enough in the bouse to last a day. His
family is dependent upon Sheriff Leon
ard's charity this week. A reporter of
the I'fiuvritt-Citotte called upon Mr.
Rauman last evening to ascertain the
circumstances of bis wife's elopement.
Mr. Rauman appeared greatly de
pressed, but was willing to tell all be
kgew about the affair. Dn I was a
friend or tbe family bad been for years.
For several months past be has been rep
resenting a Kock Island liquor house and
one or two other wholesale houses across
the river, as well as the house here for
which he traveled. Mr. Rauman pur
Chased all his liquors from him.
Dressel is a fine looking man, and Mrs.
Rauman is a handsome woman. Mrs.
Dressel is almost prostrated with grief
over her husband's base act of treachery.
She states that they always lived well and
happy together, but on one occasion
before did be prove unfaithful. This
was about three years ago, when he ran
off with another woman, and a short time
thereafter returned boms, and asked her
forgiveness. She forgave bim. he prom
ising never to do so s;ain. And Mr.
Rauman speaks of his wife in tbe highest
terms. Tbey had been married a little
over fifteen years, and she always had
lieen true to bim. They lived happily,
and Mrs. Rauman often remarked to her
husband that she did Dot oelievc that a
happier couple than they lived in tbe
city. She is the daughter of the well
known Farmer Cars ten a. of Pleasant
Valley. Mr. Rauman is now anxious to
find out where Dressel is. He says he
will make it warm for him if he ever gets
track of him. It is reported that Dressel
took about $250 away with him that he
collected for the firms he was traveling
A NEW MISSISSIPPI PLAN.
tatMiuaa Walker' ItrmixlT lor tha Too-S-rrajannt
t-OFr-SVVII.LE. Mwa , O t. 1. Htata H
ator J. -I P. W.lk.-r. of Mriln, Mm,
think irmt ha hai fouml a remedy by
whieb all friction Ix-twwn the black ami
whites can ha rmnnvl Hm c.mUMi.l that
11 tbe atrifo anl (liwvinl that arum Iwtween
tha ranea emannta entirely from politic and
tha dnman'l of tha iiaro to bars the state
offices (iivMal, and the avowal of tha whites
that no negro almil bl I any place wherein
tbe white are intonated. He rwnm that
if yon take away from the nigro all hop of
power it will rlnni'u hi ar.lor anl snal to
fro to the ballot-Im, nri l by his remaining
way the slate remain paareful.
The Snatr Mule mil.
Mr. Walker a ill tli.T-f.ire in all nrot.a
bility intro.lti.-e in the atnte amitt j in Janu
ary nx. a lull prohibiting any negro or any
man with nero Mool from boMinz politi
cal state fiflien. He aava, anl other eminent
lawyer affirm bia Ktntenwnt, that niir-h an
act will not conflict with th fourteenth and
fifteenth me'iilmenU to the Unite, State
constitution H f ir the propoael plnn ba
notm't with .r,ular favor, an I the bill, if
introduced, a ill not l,klv l--iii( a law.
A FLOOR-WALKER COWHIDED.
Aa Irate Ml. I .not. Mother Avftngmi an In-
ult tn tier I e lighter.
St. Iiiim, Ch'U 1. William C. Young,
floor-walker for a ftnilway dry-good.
bourn, waa publicly cowhide,! In the store br
Mrs. Karoo, wife of Abraham Karon, the
telegraph editor or The eatliche Toat, yes
terday forenoon. YoiiuK' orTanaa seemed
to be in anjraeing liimwlf to marry Miss
wennie, ma daughter or tbe indignant Udy,
wbila be still bail a wife in England. Mrs,'
Baron plied tha lash rei.eate.llT, while a cir
cle or unrtM- clerks gathered around to wit
ness the fun. i.un liually daubed from
tbe store and ecapel.
fWaaathlne; New la I.ayla Htaae. "
CRICaoo, Oct. 1. A unique ceremony
will be performed here to-morrow, and there
are already a large number of prominent
Masons in the city who came to attend tbe
grand lodge, and will uka part therein,
among them Grand Master J. c. Smith and
Grand Secretary L, U Muiin. The cere
mony is the laying of the cope stone on top
of tbe Auditorium tower. Tbe ceremony
will he entirely original onUide of tba Ma
sonic fraternitx as nothing like it was ever
performed except ou a building devoted ex
clusively to tbe uaea of tbe Maaonic order.
Tbe "cope atone" will be a handsomely en
graved bronxe tablet
Borne people think that tbe world's
fair baa been located that it to lay, it
bat been placed in Jeopardy.
The National Railway Commis
k BAD TEAR FOB STOCKHOLDERS.
Poor Clap aa.l Kata Wars tteonible
Ike Iwa lttrlctlve Law llap
preved The far I fie l.lae tie a. tlrown,
of Ohio, Leading Kow for I'enalon Cnm
aalaalMer The AlUAaaertea CiMirea
lTabahle Itebt Kedartloa MiaUter
Itout-laaa Off for HI Poet.
Wakhikoton OtT, Oct. 1. H. A. Taylor,
coniniiaioner of railroads, in hi annual re
port to Secretary Noble says that tbe past
year baa not been a roi r.nn one for the
railroads especially in tbe wet, where be
attribute the depremion in railway business
to several sue vmiv years of partial crop
failure. The oomniis-tioner aays that rate
wars ore in utott cae devoij of palliation
or excuse an I are inaugurated without
reaa.mnl.ie miis-t. "I do not aftree," he sara,
"aith th- riaim ) -nitentl v ma.(e by
railroad n.anazem, their organ and satel-lit-n,
that the rtwnt l.arte suiaine-i in rail
road l.uin.w ar mainly du to the restrict
ive law vMr.oh have irf late tieen enacted by
eonKrt-Ma and m many of the western states."
lie emikider that there ia a surplus of rail
road mileage in many sectloaa, and especially
in Kaunas and Iowa, and that many of tbe
roe, Is in thime statue will not yiel 1 remune
rative dividend for eomu time to come.
Mr.-Walker further says: "In shim states,
notably in Iowa, it ia undoubtedly true that
laws have enforewt which are unjust
I .ward the rilro ids, and injurious to the
1'Ublic int.-r.-ti, and which ought to be
Ifxedily nvtdiAed or reale.t"
The rariflr K, II war.
Taking up the qu.tion of tbe Pacific rail
ways, Comniusioner Taylor diacuaaea the
best mean of securing tbe government tbe
money the roads owe it, an 1 at tbe same
time so fixing the rate and time as not to
cripple the railways. "Time U of small im-M-tance
com parol with security in the ad
justment of tnee matter," say the com
missioner. 'It is very clear to my judgment
that t hre should bean extenioa of time
and a reluction in the rata of interest.
It is my opinion that it would be
wiea to pens an act giving a reaa-mable ex
tension of time; reducing tbe rate of interest
to 8 or 4 j cent ; requiring that tbe earn
ing from all government transportation by
the ubNid. Sett oompanie or line operated
l.y them, whether aide-tor ui.aideL should
be applie I to ttie payment of any interest or
principal due or to become due within the
ftacal year in which the services niilit be
rendered; prohibiting the payment of any
dividends by either of tbe subsidisai com
niaa, unlew such company shall have paid
all interest on it bonded debt having a
ben prior to that of tbe government and all
mature.! iiidi'htndneas and interest then due
and payable on IU debt to tbe United Mate;
and exacting tbe payment of such a percent -
age of the grosa earning of tbe sutwidned
lines as by careful eatimatm would realize
sum sufficient to pay accruing interest and
raise sinking fund that would meet tbe
principal of the debts at their maturity."
The A II-. America Cong-re.
WashiniiTii; Citv, 0. 1 The dele
gate to the Three America.' congrea were
occupied yesterday chiefly in making each
other' acquaintance. Toe visitor were re
ceive 1 yesterday morning at tbe quarters
provided for tbe congrea the allach
mansion by Hjn. John K Hen.U-roii and
Minister R.mero. They sent some time in
introductions and exchange of civilities.
The Nulh American delegstes then beld an
inf.rmal conference, at which Minister
Romero presided. They discussed in a gen
eral wav the programme to tie followed and
then adjourned lor tbe day. All the con
ference and proceeding of tbe congress are
to lie kept siH-n-t
Iteeentlnn la Ilea Hntlerworth.
Wabhimitoji Citv, O.-t L The recep
tion tendere.1 Representative Benjamin
Kutterwortb last night by Ohio Itepublicans
and others was a great success, and
sm.iunte.1 to an ovation. Fullv 3,( people
were prexont to Welcome the tluio congress
man after his safe return from abroad.
Ss-orel Ashistant I'oatmaster Oneral Whit
field -esidL Congressmiu Kutterworth
confined his speech mainly to bis travels,
and was frei)uently urged to go on by bis
admiring hearers, wben be intimated that
his remarks were about to cliwe. He finished
with a brief allusion to Ohio politics.
Tlie I Ight for the I'enalon Offlre.
Vshii;t.im Citv, O-t 1 (ten. (?. ft
Brown, of Ohio, accompaniel by It-preaen-tative
Butterwortb, called on Secretary
Noble yesterday morning to discuss the
vacancy at the head of tbe tension bureau
-n. Krown is proliablv tha strongest candi
date now in the fi .1.1. tampbell, of Kansas
is actively pushing his claim and Itaputy
Commissi. aier Smith is making a strong ef
fort in bis own behnlf. It is pretty well
determined that Mr. Smith will not receive
the appointment; in fnct Mr. Smith's trans
fer to acme other government oftire is now
MinUter Oougla Iave for HaytL
tVasHlNoTow Citv, Oct 1. Minister and
Mrs. Douglass left Washington for New
an express train of the Pennsylvania roa l
A number of colored people, frieuds of Mr.
iKjuglaas, were at the station. The minister
and hto wtr. k4 for Hayti th.. morni ng
on the Lnited State steamer Kearsarga.
Rednrtlon of the National Iebi.
Washijoto! Citv, Oct L It is esti
mated at tbe treasury department that tbe
reduction in the public debt during Heptem
ber will amount to Slit 5ou,(KH
Mvterlons Mnraler of a filrL
Cokners vili.e, In.l, Oct 1. Yesterday
afternoon the Issiy of Katie Wood, who has
been missing since Sept. 21, was found in
tha canal near here, and it bore unmistaka
ble evidence that she bad lieen murdered.
There waa a deep hole in hor hea I, her body
was much bruised, and ber clothing was
torn to piecs. C-onneraviilt is greatly ex
cited fiver tbe iiffuir.
A Paralytic Cremated.
Hillsdale, Mich., Oct 1. Michael Er
mis, a paralytic, who occupied room over
Keister's drug store at Somerset Center,
seventeen miles from here, was burned to
death early Sundiiy morning. A lamp ex
ploded in tbe drug store and the place was
soon in a blaze. Ermis, b ing unabld to
move, was burned to a crisp
ROW AT A CHINESE FUNERAL.
Pome Hungry "Mellon" lu.b the Corpse
of tils Food.
New York, Oct 1. The Mongolian
friends of Ah Sing trie. I to give bim a good
send-off Sunday when they buried bim in tbe
cemetery of Evergreens. A quantity of food
was placed beside the casket It included
two packages of rice, two ohickeoa, several
kinds of nuts, whisky, grapes, manges, mad
other kinds of fruit, as well as two package
Am Irishman's Lodging.
One of the grave-lingers, an Irishman.
gsied longingly at tbe roasted chicken. Tba
temptation was too great for him. and be
picked them up, while the Chinamen pres
ent looked on with h'irror, but fought fierce
ly when the otber grave-diggers wanted to
sample the whisky. By this time a Largs
crowd had gathered about to watch tbe cer
emonies. 1 he crowd remained passive until
the friends of Ah King began pouring the
i run into ins grave, then tbey grew excited
at seein; the fruit go to wasx
He rambled for the Pratvewder.
One man jumped into the grave: then an
other and another until tbe whole crowd
were scrambling for tbe eatable. Tbe China
men then set np an outcry and it looked for
a few . momenta as if a riot would ensue.
Several officers attached to tbe cemetery
rushed to the scene end begged tbe crowd to
desist, and tried to calm tbe Celestials. For
tunawly tbe latter took tbe matter in rood
part and made bo attempt to retaliatai
YOUNG JIM 3LAINE'S WIFE.
She Prepare to Bee for IXroece Goealp
A boat Ber CoodUloa.
Nw York, Oct. t Monday morning's
papers stale that as n as Mrs. James Q.
Blaine, Jr., recover i from her present lit
neaa, proceedings wil. be begun agaiast her
husband for divorce. It has not yet been
Jecidad whether the suit will be for absolute
or limitel divorce, t at the pai are being
prepared by Oen. McMahon, ner life-long
Mrs. Ilia ' Health
Friends of Mrs. Blaine, Jr., say that up to
last Monday, wbeu the country was ringing
with the announcements of the Blaine-Mc-Cormick
wedding, s te bail been steadily im
proving. Then she had r.a I to her tbe
newspaper accounts of the coming wedding,
which recorded the comings and goings of
James O. Blaine, . r, and mental torture
seemed to be added to ber bodily ailments,
Wben she was con fortably fixed at borne,
the first news she h ard was that ber hus
band, accompanied by his father and mother,
bad been at the Fif h Avenue hotel, and had
not so much as inf uired about ber. This
had a further defrn ssing effect on ber mind.
Her Mesas ol Support.
Mrs. Blame cannot make ber appearance
at tbe Lyceum thei tre next month, accord
ing to the contract with Mr. Frobman. Ia
tbe meantime she will receive advances
from ber salary. Oj these she will be de
pendent for tbe st pport of hersolf and her
child. Her husla.nd has not sent her a
penny since he deerted ber, more than a
year ago. It is said that her illnesa may
leave her leg perm inently stdT.
NOT " TODLS OF TRADE."
Imported aeenery Snd Theatrical Proper
ties M ist Pay Inty.
Bisto?j, Oct L. The treasury department
has decided ooimv line of action in regard
to theatrical property, and tbe recent de
termination to collect duty on scenery im
ported with a foreign company will attract
wide attention a noug theatre managers.
The Cunard s tea tier Ccphalonia brought the
first installment of the rcenery, costumes,
eta, belonging to the Wilsou Barrett com
pany. In spite ol the practice of the depart
ment for the past three years in considering
all theatrical efle.-u as "tools of trade, " Col
lector Sl tons tall was yesterday morning in
structed by telegraph from W ashington City
to assess duties on all that was dutiable of
this importation by tbe Barrett company.
Tbe American actors have made many com
plaints of the in justice of their having to
pay so much m re for costumes, etc,, than
foreign actors wlo come her a
ROUGH ON BILLINGS.
A Judge VV ho Believed In Aruittal Sends
Hhs t p for Lite.
Pes Moinks, Ia,, Oct L The Leader's
Waterloo, Ia., sjeeial says: M. E Billiugs,
who was conviced of murder in the second
degree was yest-.r.lay sentenced to the peni
tentiary for lif. Judge NVy, in passing
sentence, remarked that bad be ln a juror
be would have vote.1 for acquittal He then
pronounced upon him the full limit o( the
law. Billings v as convicted of tbe murder
of County Attorney Kiugsley at Waverly,.
la., in Kecembei. in;,.
Billings took his sentence coolly, and ad
dressed the court briefly, asserting bis inno
cence of the ciime, and also taking excep
tion to a ncmb-r of the rulimrs in the case.
He gave notice of an ap-al to tiie supreme
Court, (.ending a Incu liail wa fixed at $7,001.
AN OPTION ON THE MILLS.
That Kngllah Sy ad irate Capture tha
Minneapolis, Minn., O.-L X. There
seems to be no longer any doubt that tbe
Chicago dispaUbea relative to tbe big finan
cial deal regarling tbe mills and elevators
here ia foundet upon fact aud that ere long
tbe property will be transferred to tbe pur
chasers. Inves -igations show that the syn
dicate holds o lions on all the Minneapolis
a-operfy mentoned. C M. Harrington, the
manager of the andusen and Star Elevator
systeins, said yesterday: "I have signed an
option contract, and the syndicate has put
up a cash fort-it No, I would not like to
say bow much nor can I tell you when the
deal will be cciasummabsd, but I w ill assure
you that the property has not yet l?u
CATTLE EPIDEMIC AT ERIE.
Steer ARtirted with Tesa tever Itreak
Loo an.l Cause m ranlr.
Erie, Pa., O -t 2. The Texas fever has
broken out in be southeast part of the city
with fatal effe.-t That section of the city
was in feet 1 by a her I of Texas steers
shipped here by Armour & Co. The cattle
broke away yesterday and attacked m.n and
children, creating a panic. The entire tar
ritory covered by tbe cattle is under the Istn
of the disease, and a score of milk cows have
died within fot ty -eight hours, and as many
more are deatl.ly sick. The fact that a dai
ryman's stock is stricken has crea'd a panic
among the patrons of his dairy.
The Rallwxy Commission at Chiracs.
ChiCaoo, Oct 1. Chairman Walker, ol
tbe Inter-Stat Railway Commerce associa
tion, and Attorney Brown, of the Chicagf
and Alton rof.d, devoted an hour and a half
vestwdav tr nrflimnlill lu. t..ra t lia Int.
state railway commissioners on the question
of tbe right of the Commerce as.M-itttioo to
anticipate rat-cutting and to make charges
of the same. Attorn-y Brown denied tbe
charge. Jui ge Cooley took the cisS li
riaek et al Indicted.
ueen returma ty the grand jury aga nst
Sheriff Flacl and bis co- conspirators in the
matter of obtaining a f rau luleut divorce
from bis wif. Bench warrants were issued
yesterday for the sheriff and the others in.
dieted with t im and all will appear in court
to-day excep. Civil Justice MonelL who is
too ill to leave his bed and who will furnUh
bail for bia s.ilnequ-mt aptiearanca.
Abbott Is Chairman Again.
Chicaoo, Oct 1. John N. Abbott, whose
removal fropi tbe chairmanship of the West
ern States Pi .saenger association was brought
about through tbe unfriendliness of the
roads upon v hom be bad found it necessarv
to inflict fines to pre serve discipline, was yes
terday re-elejted to the position to serve un
til bis term of ofn a expires next December.
K. f.f L, Executive Hoard.
ST. Locib Oct L Three members of the
sxecutive board of tbe Knights of Labor ar
rived here y.terday. Tbey are J. M. Hayes,
of Philadali hia; J. J. Holland, of Florida,
and A. W. Wright, of Toronto. Master
Workman 1'owderlv was FXDected vaster.
day mornit g, but be did not arrive and
laueu to get in last aigbt
A C Assasslaatast by White.
ATLahta, Oa., Oct L John Duncan, col
ored, was aaaaalnsted Sunday night near
Bpring Plao by masked men. A w bite man
living in his boose is supposed to lie the
A St. Panl Engineer Thinks He Haa Per
petuid Motion Dead to Rights.
Br. PaVI. Minn.. Oct 1 .Rich.-ri pi.;i.
lard, night engineer at one of tbe Pillsbury
mills in Minneapolis, has a very precioiB
machine locked up in his house, which he
guards jeal rasly. This piece of mechanism
as, so I ww lard says, a solution of tbe prob
lem of parjwtual motion. At 2 o'clock ves
terday afternoon tbe machine bad been
running for seven weeks. It requires no
foal, and a little oil ia all that u .. . i
aeep it in snapa
i he ma tune I have running now," said
tbe in vent a- "haa a liu -i
. j -7- iv.. w,.mra iu
diameter. 3t will run two sewingtnschines. I
"" viupieuKi oy me end of October a
machine vith a tit,.r...j..i. . ,
which wilt elevate 800 pounds. Tha ma
chine reqi ires a governor to regulate tbe
speed, and can. of courae tie itnnni
starved at a in.
v " vfrvtm stuu
Mr. Robillard ia takiun. tn li.
machine patented. He thinks be has madt
we aiscovi ry ol tbe century. " I
NATALIE IN TEAKS.
Warm Welcome for the Servian
BELGRADE HI HOLIDAY ATTIEE.
The Government Dismayed by the Peo
ple's Eaihnslasm Milan's Son, How
ever. Shows the Blood of His Father
Disaster on an Italian Railway Tunnel
la Which Fifty People Ara Killed and
Wounded Oladstone Catches Cold at
LoRDQ.v, Oct i, The enthusiastic wel
come given to ex-queen Natalie by tbe
populace of Belgrade astonished if, indeed,
it did not dismay the government officials,
who sought to accentuate their displeasure
at tbe persistence of tbe royal lady in dis
regarding their wishes respecting ber visit
to bur son. Tbeextent of the demonstration
was so great as to reaJ-tr tbe lack of
courtesy on the part of the officials of
tlie government unDotioaabld, an 1 to move
the ex-queen to tears. Tbe house along the
principal streets, as well as tbe residences of
tbe nobility and inhabitants of the better
class, were profusely and beautifully dec
orated, and in all respects tbe receptiou sur
passed anything of the kind that has ever
been seen at the Servian cap.tal.
Madame Chriatirh's Spleen.
Tbe most notable exception to the rule of
decoration of private residenc-s was that of
Madame Christich, wife of the late Servian
minister to Germany, and mistress of ex
King Milan. This omission can be regarded
by Natalie in no other light than as compli
mentary, since it is a matter of S.rvian
court notoriety that the ex-queen took occa
sion to so publicly evince ber detestation of
Madame Christich and her appreciation of
i ue sin,; s lurk oi ueceucy lu uritigtug nis
mistress into the presence of his wife that
both were overw helmed with confusion.
Jealon of III SI other.
It is state.! in official circles in Belgrade
that the young king, Alexander, has become
excessively jealous of bis mother's popular
ity, but the courtesy shown to ber by the
KuHBian minister and others not over friend
ly to the pres-nt covernmz power of
Servia will undoubtedly deter the boy's ad
visors from counseling him to resent the
demonstration or to treat bis mother with
any marked lack of filial attention.
A Dutiful Son, ladeed.
It is announced that Kin' Alexmder has
refused to call upon his mother, ex Queen
N.ttalie, until he receives permission to do
so from Lis father, rx-h.nn; Milan.
, The Rotterdam Strike,
Rotterdam, Oct 1. A number of tbe
striking dock laborers manifested a disposi
turn to return to work yesterday, but were
prevented from so doing by the arguments
and threats of their comrades. Two Dutch
men-of-war, three gunboats and two sloops
of war are tuoored in the river. Forces
from these vessels will be landed in the event
of the strikers creating any disorder.
Characteristic ot Ah Sin.
Shanghai, Oct 1. Several persons have
been arrested for complicity in the burning
of the Temple of Heaven at Pek in. The fire
was part of a conspiracy against the intro
duction of railways into Chins, and intended
to convey the idea that the destruction of
tbe temple w as an omen of war against the
Terrible Railway Accident In Italy.
RoMK.O.'t, 1. Two exvs trains, run
ning in opposite direction between N.tpl
and Foggia, came into collision while run
ning at a high rate of speed through a tun
nel yesterday. Twenty carriages were
smashe.1, and fifty tieopla killed and in
The Turk Should He Wiped Out
IiONtsiN, Oct L Information is received
beie tLat Turkish troops in Crete are cruelly
tormenting the Christian inhabitants with
out provocation. Two wqtnen were recently
inhumanly treated by soldiers, and one was
Gladstone II a Cold.
Lonhos. O.-t 1 Gladstone is coufined te
bis room with a slight c .1.1 contractel while
Idling a tree at Hawarden m Sat ur Jay.
Stepped oa a Its'! leanake.
Jacksonville, Fla.. O.-t 1. At Titus-
Tiile, Fla., Saturday night W. H. Adams,
a postal clerk, stepped on a rattlesnake as be
was walking on the public highway about
midnight The snake buried bis fangs In
Adnms leg. He tai-ted a handkerchief
alH.til tbe wound and hurried to a nnvsician
who ruf.ned the Wound a.id adminixt rd
whisky freely. The treatment wa of no
avail ana A.lanis, alter Intense suffering,
died last night.
W ero Taklns; Then.
Indianapolis, llct 1. Saturday Attor
ney tieneral Miller was arguing a gas case
lfore the supreme court, and in the course
of his remarks be said:
''You iiave all taken gas aud you under
stand the necessity for these rules," ad
dressing himself to the supreme judges.
They are taking it now," said Judge
I lavpool, the opposing counsel.
i en, and without a meter, answered
Oen. Sherman's Narrow Escape,
riTTsm Rrt, Oct 1. Oen. Shermnn bad
narrow r- . d.th in wreck on the
anhandle railroad vesterd n
private car was att icluwl in ,k. f. .;
exprea Sunday niirht. and tha cen.r.1 ...
5o werstn wn" was "Vet. cii efl," where the tr afn.
which wa running forty miles an hour.
crashed into a freight with such force us to
destroy the passenger engine.
Stringency in the Money Market.
Nxw York, Oct 1. The stringency
in tbe money market was more marked
yesterday, and at one time call loans were
made at the rate of 3J per cenAv per annum.
In fact ail day the ruling rate was 10 per
cent ami me demand grew more urgent in
the last lew minutes ben tbe highest rate
was recorded. At the close the stringency
continued, and tbe lowest offer was at 15
1U lor Parts I'nknown.
ERIE, Pa., Oct 1. Charles Waguer, a
prominent merchant of Waterford, has dis
appeared. Two weeks ago be sold out bis
In U rents in a manufacturing plant and, tak
ing the receipts, abandoned bis interests in a
large general merchandise establishment and
left for parte unknown. His family fear
that he has been foully dealt with. Many
oersons believe him insane.
Elemental Havoc In Mexico.
Citt of Mexico, O.-t 1. The main forr.
of tbe great storm that visited tbe Bajlo
country within the past few days has abated,
although in its track desolation is apparent
on all sides. The second crop of corn, which
was very large, is a partial loss. This will
ntail great suffering to tbe laboring classes.
Tbe fields in tbe vicinity of Leon are all un
der water. It is estimated that the loss of
crops in the Bajio country will be over
Shot tbe Sheriff and Eeeaped.
Waverly, Ia., Oct 1. Sheriff Hxla, of
Waterloo, was shot in tbe head at 7 o'clock
last evening by one of three horse thieves
who were confined in tha mnnt, . ..
place awaiting trial. . Tba sheriff had just
entered the jail to give tha prisoners their
supper, wben one of them fired tba shot
that wounded tbe sheriff,' ' AU of then taea
tape.l, and a large pease are in pursuit
Nnraa Donnelly Appoara aa Froak.
New York. (in. 1 rvii
Pat-ed as a freak ia tbe Bowery Dime mu
seum Vestardap. - Stta haa with h.- l,.
whisky bottle which ugnred In tba bloody
engagement, and baa sent for the dagger.
. 7'. Fatal Dual a Meslaev
Citt or Mmm n i a i a
, , , mww.wj UN
a batcher fought a dual in tba San Lasaro
' nis raiy ctnooay morning wit
knivea. ' "Tba tintrhar ara i.u.L...il
le.'t oa the field dead.
A NOVEL DIVORCE.
Curious Jewish Rite Performed
DIVORCED FROM A DEAD HUSBAND
And at the earns Time Freed from liar
lirother-ln-Law's Claim Cpoa Har The
Moaaie Law Carried Oat to the Letter
by Executing- an Elaborate and I'ulque
Operation The Woman faints at the
Cloee of tbo Ordeal.
Louisville, Oct 1. A ceremony rately
witnesood in the United States occurred at
tbe temple of the Bnai Jakob congregation
Sunday. It was tbe divorcing of a woman
from ber dead husband and bis brother at
tbe same time. The ceremony is according
to the Mosaic law of the Hebrews, and is
only performed by the most orth.tdox of
that sect This law, which conies do w j from
Abraham, is that if a wom.in is childless
when left a widow she is at tbe disposal of
her husband's oldest brother. Tbe latter
may compel tbe widow to marry him, or by
a simple public ceremony free ber. But she
can never marry another without being
divorced from the dead husliand and re
ceiving tbe relinquishment of the living
brother at tbe same time.
The Parties to the Case,
Tbe woman who figured iu this remarka
ble ceremony was Mrs. Kmnia Levin, whose
husband was murdered several months ago.
The brother-in-law is Israel Moses Levin.
Mrs Levin desired to marry again, being
but 26 years old, but she could not do sc
without this ceremony. Two rabbis from
Chicago performed the operation separating
the livnm from the deaiL Tbe temple wat
filled with ineniliers of the conj-regation and
a few ou.s-.ders. The two rabbis seated
themselves at a small table, Israel Moses
Levin and the widow standing b.fore them.
Tbe sM-ctators left their seats and crowded
about the man and woman.
Israel's I'art in the Ceremony.
Tbe rabbis asked Israel whether it was
bis intention to claim bis brother's widow
for a wite. Israel answered 'Sa" Israel
then crossed over to a front corner of the
ball, tbe rabbis accompanying and ttw
crowd surging I. hinl Her." ha removed
one of bis shoes and the sock, and rolled bi
lnta)oon leg up to the knee. A member ol
the flock pr.slnced a basin, and, kneeling
down, washed Israel's loot One of the rab
bis then gave bim a sort of tn.M-ca.sin ma.W
of bear skin, which he placed oil his foot
A sheepskin thong an inch wide and six feet
long was then laced through the eyelets of
the moccfiMn and -srapil about Israel's
leg to the knee.
The Widow Take a Hand.
Then the widow was pushtsl forward tc
where Israel was standing. She bowed her
bead to bim, then knelt down and untied tbe
knot in the thong, unwrapping it with her
left hand from the man's leg. With ber
right band she removed the foot coverirg,
and, still kneeling, cast it thind ber. This
was symbolical of throwing i.ff the bonds
which b und her to Israel M.e Ievin, her
la-other-in-law, through her dead husband.
Then she siiat twice, hec n-ding to instruc
tions, and began to pray in Hewbrew.
A Faint and a I'anlr.
During all this ordeal the woman trembled
from head to foot rW.sre she finished tbe
prayer ber face became ashen, slie reeled,
then fell to the floor in a dead faint There
was a panic in the tcmp'e, some of those
present rushing for the door, while others
began to shrH-k. After nearly half an hour
had elapsed she recovered and was taken to
her borne by her friends.
BOTH SHOT TO DEATH.
A Little rtifttrnltv iu Louisiana Results
In a Double Traced.
New OntEAXS, Oct. L The Times-Democrats
special from Rebel leu. La., says that
Lee C. McAlpin, -.benti of Vernon parish,
was shot and killed last Friday by A C
Toole, editor of The Vernou News, in a
fight with pis'ola. Poole also lost his life. A
newspaper controversy between the two
men led to McAlpin being challenged by
Toole to a duel. The shi-riff pawl no heed to
the challenge and it was repeated. Friday
morning Toole entered the sheriff's office
and uttered a verlI challenge. Both men
drew pistols, Toole filing tirst McAlpin
emptied tbe contents of his pistol into Toole's
heal, killing bim. McAlpiu died in a few
hours from a wound in the ahdoinen.
lhat Samoan I'niice.
Sa Francisco, lk-t 1. Tlie Samoan
woman who accompanied tbe Samoan war
riors to tbe east, but recently aliandoned tbe
combination at Minneapolis, has arrived
here. Cunningham, manager of the show,
spread the report that she bad elope i The
truth, she says, ts that Cunningham failed to
pay her salary, and Cotm-1! offered to take
ber back to Apia, as he was going there.
She is only a distant relative of Kin- Ma
taafa, and not a princess as the dime mu
seum Hple announced ber.
Hectricity Not a lucres.
r . , - ... . . , .
rwcuwosn, a., t vt i. A petition was
filed in the Iiicbmon 1 chancery court yester
day for a receiver for the Union Passenger
Street railroad of Ki. hmond, by John S.
Wise. The ietition alleges that tlie electric
motor power has bsjn a financial failure.
and is for the (mrpose o: having a receiver
appointed for each of the two Richmond
roads, tbe horse car and electric lines, and
for a return to horse power as a means of
having the property pay a dividend.
(lobbied ny the Klc four."
combine yesterday took control of the Ohio,
Indiana and Western road. Tbe deal bad
been on for some weeks. President Ingalls
has returned from tbe east, w here the de
tails were arrance.1. The Ohio, Indiana
and Western extends from Teoria to Spring
field, O. Th"re can be no doubt that this
new acquisition will lie of great value to tbe
Big Four system.
Strike In New York.
New Yokk, Oct 1. Two hundred
masons and brick layers employe 1 on a
building at the corar of Leonard and Bax
ter streets were ordered out on strike y ester
day morning by tbe lioard of walking dele
gates of tbe building trades, the reason given
tieing that the contractors of the building,
Messrs. lioran & Slattery, were using brick
made by men w ho employed four non-union
Itumed to Oealh In a Itarn.
Carlisle. Ta, Oct t Tbe Urge barn of
Mrs. Dr. Willots, of Harrisburg. near New
Cumberland, was burul yesterday morning
with its contents, and the charred body of
an unknown man was found in tbe ruins.
Karos at Chicago.
Chicago, Oct. 1. The winning horses at
yesterday's races were: Steve Jerome, Ji
mile, 1:W; Sheridan, mile, 1.-03V. Mark
T., mile, 1:08; McMurtry, mile, 1:88;
Roxbury, i mile, l:1ti1.
Twowlhley and La Cloebe Jailed.
Chicago, 0t L Engiiieer Twombley
and Fireman La Cloche, tbe mgn charged by
tba coroner's jury with teiiij the cause of
the accident on tbe Rock Island railway
ntfar this city, last . were l ked nj "hi
thecounty jul yesterdaj. " '.
Could Hardly Have Done 1 letter.
Charleston, W. V., Oot 1. A-boy
named Egan shot and instantly killed Joseph
Rose, colored, at White tiulphur Springs
Friday night Rose was intoxicated, and,
cafching a boy named Ashby, be held his
back against a hot stove. K,-ao. tried to
release Ashby, but failing be ran out of the
depot, procured a revolver, and shot Rose
through tha breast
. .The Croaia Jury Hast
CHICAGO, Oct 1. The prospect of getting
four mor j jrors in the Crouin case was
vary good wben the court adjourned yester
day. Three bad been pract icaJly accepted
by both sides, and the answers of tbe fourth
appeared satisfactory to tbe defenas when
it requested Judge MoConneil to adjourn
over pending its decision on the panel.
tSPWe are now well into Autnmn with its changeable weather aud will Boon see the Mer
cury go downwards in the Thermometer, consequently all ought to prepare for it. In
FURNITURE AND CARPETS,
There is no better place to trade than at
231- IF1. CORDES,
1 No. 1623 Second Avenue.
TKLEPHOVK NO. 105S.
Four you.ig ladies of Mornla, Mexico, who
!i(t a torttin.) at the gaining tat.le, bave
just committed suicide.
Mis. Os.-ki, a Bay City, Mich., woman,
whs lined Saturday for beating a woman
a bom she accused of witchcraft.
The fund raised in Dublin by subscription
for the eXvnHi of Paruell iu his offense be
tore the commission am m.it to t t .) K).
A colored religious enthusiast calling him
self John the Baptist, was whipped severely
in "Liln-rty" c unty, Oa., by men of his own
color. So:. Imv
rro!ii:ii 'nt l.tisiness men andsoflicials iu
the City of M-xico say tbey would prefer
to see tiie World's fair held in New York
rather than any western city.
Dr. Frank T. Howe, of the editorial staff
Df The Wa-sbingtoii 1'iwt, has accepted the
SKiTion of managing alitor of Tne Tolelo
Hlade an.l will assume charge next week.
J. iin.-s D. Carson and Maud Hrnssi. tbe
sctress, triet in vain to gnt an Epiecoial
0 .-rgrmau to marry th-m at New York
Monday The clergymen refused because
Carson was a divorced man.
L niiville Combs, a Uiy of 12 years, ass
conditionally released from the Kentucky
penitentiary Monday. Two years ago the
young micr.ant deliboratdy crushed tbe
4k ull of bis baby brother and was sent to tbe
penitentiary for life. His release is the wotk
of the National Humane soc e!.y. At his
trial be testified that his father promised
bun a pair of "red-top" boots to do the deed,
but being an infant his testimony could not
b used against the falher.
Slurried a Srnunitrel
Grand Rapids, Mich , O.-t. 1. Harry C.
Kiiukil!, who was arrested here on a charge
of selling nortn of furniture sent to
him by Alniola Fe tier, of Mount Clemen?,
whom h - had promise I to marry, gave
bouds yesterday, and immediately married
Miss Peltier, thus prevenf.ng br from testi
fying against him. Officer tried to hustle
K i rut-all away during tbe ceremony, but
Kimtiall resisted, and the justice pronounced
them hustmnd and wife during the struggle.
Kimball admits bis motive in nurrying the
girl, and says he will never live with her.
That ltog-u Hamilton Itaby.
May's Landinu, O.t L Mrs. Sheriff
Johnson arrived here at 5 p. m. yesterday
from PliiUdclphia with Babe Beatrice Ham
ilton in her charge. Quit a crowd had aa
sen.blcd at th- station, a id it was with diffi
ciliy that Mrs. Johnson made her way to
tbe sheriff's carriage. Lawyer Perry said
l.tst evening that no definite plans have been
arranged f.r the disposal of tbe child. It is
thought that Mrs. Hamilton and the child
will remain for some time at Sheriff John
son's. Must Bury It Wires.
Bcftalo, Oct L Judge Lewis, of the
supreme court, yesterday grant d the man
damus asked hv tbe city attorney requiring
the Western I'nion Telegraph o-iniany to
bury Us w ires.
Chicaoo. SenL 33.
Quotation on the hoard of tra Is to- lwy
were as fo lows: Wheat N.. 2 Sept 'mher,
opened He. closed MS ; De-emler. opened
.4c, closed Ktls- May, opened tc, close.1
i'4C Corn No. 2 Scptemtv-r. opened Sltoc,
closed 81c; tVtoher. opened 31c. elided 3; ic;
May, opene.1 ;V4c, rlos.1 3.iic Hats No.
J N-pteraber. opened and closed ItSgc: Octo.
ner. openel r..c, close.1 lso: May, opened
SSc, rlosol S 4c. l'ork-Scptembrr, opened
and cl.ed $11. 4V tVtober. onne 1 $11 Si,
clid JU.4.V January, opened $!.S?i4. cl.Med
fw.V. Lard St'ptetn er. opened $'. M, closed
Live stock-The Cnion Stoplt Yards reports
tbe following ranireof iricea: Hiv Market
oined fairly artive. with light and common
lot -V lower; other are unchanged: iiirlit
Iblppms t-its. .i,M.;iV Cattle-tiood to
cho cr natives firm. Sd.i'n.Tfct.TO: inferior to fair
iull and low cr J i. Kit;t. vi ( ovni in very heavy
supply, very duil, l.it,tiii.v. Blockers and
feeders. $-".iii:t.ii: Texan steers. 8.'.ima2.;i.
SSheep tood to ch.de natives steady; $4.-.'f i
l.ftV wester .8. ja.ViLl.i; Texans, $i 4l,,l.lir,
lambs, f I.VVTj.
Prmiuce: Butler-Fancy Kluiu creamery, ft
aac per lb: fine dairy. Jii4t2o; pa king stock,
Hk.V. Ernes Strictly treh. 16j;lti-o per
dux. Poultry Live hens. pel" lb: roos
ters, Sc; turkeys. iltc: ducks tic. Potatoes
tt.tl.H sucper bbL Apples f l.(Wjtl.."iU pjr nol
Nkw York. Sept 91.
Wheat No. red rash. tT, do O to!ier.
"WSic; do November, M'.V: do lW'emler.
!Cc. Corn Nn. S mixe 1 cash. 40a; do tlc
lolier. do November, tolsc. Uats
Hull: No. .' mix -d as.li, 2tgt Btc: do llcto
l?r, 25;hc: do November. 2Hic: do Iecember.
JV4C. Kye-Dull. Har ley- NoiuinaL l'ork
-1'ulL mess tl2.slU.T.t for inserted.
Lard-GclotuT, ji..4W. Nov-mber. $i.; Ie-L-emlier.
Livestock: Cattle- Feelinit firmer nut sales
slow: common tn prim - native steers, J-t.'.'.SJ
i.tft i id . .s; . rd nary to fair Co orado do,
f'ilUtitasinnative hubs and dry cow s, ; l.SUffSS.TV,
Sheep and liinbs - Prices declined about He
pi B on both sheep and Ismlw; market cloeed
beavy: common to prime slus'p, $J T y V.( a t y
tut ts; rommon to bet lambs. $4 .."M.ii.
Hoir Market a trifle firmer; live hogs. $4.50
Hay rpland prairie, Ifl.OO.
Hy Timotny new $6a,T.O0.
Oats New, J0cc; Old, 25c,
Ooat Hoft lie : haid W.on
Oort Wood Oak, $4. SI; Hickory, s
tlOO Keward 1100.
The readers of the Daily Arucs will
be pleased to learn that there is at least
one dreadeS disease that science has
been able cure in all its stages, and that
is catarrh. Hall's Catarrh Cure is the
only positive cure sow known to the
medical fraternity. Catarrh being a
constitutional disease, requires a consti
tutional treatment. Hall's Catarrh Cure
is taken internally, acting directly upon
tbe blood and mucus surfaces of the 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 that it fails to
cure. Send for list of testimonials. Ad
dres, P. J. Chxkbt & Co. Toledo, O.
Bold by druggists, 75c.
IN MAN? ARTICLES OP
CHANGE WITH THE SEASONS.
STOVES AND RANGES-
IMPERIAL ALADDIN RANGE for Soft Coal.
. ALADDIN VENTILATOR for Hard Coal.
The latest design of the long series of ALA.DDIN Sto es. This is beautiful iu
its ornamentation, novel in many of its features is bound to be a good teller Be
Hire and examine this stove aud learn its good points for after seeing it you will
buy no otber. " J
I have of course a supply of the celebrated ROUND OAKS. This has been
so popular that it is being copied as far as they dare oy unscrupulous parties, bat
don t be deceived -buy the Kound Oak-made by P. D. Beckwiih. I am the sole
agent for above goods as well as other desirable goods. Hardware, etc
JOHN T. NOFTSKER,
Cor. Third avenue and Twentieth St., Rock Island
1605 Second Avenue.
50 dozen Ladies' and Misses fine Cassimere Gloves
A.t 20 Cents.
These gloves would be a bargain at 40 cents.
shade?811'68' GeDi 8 SlrCCt Dri?inR Glov9 io lhe late8t f styles and
Sign of the Red Glove, west of Market Square.
Proprietor of the Old and well-known
Cor. Third avenue and Eighth, street,
Has opened with an entire stock of
Groceries, Dry Goods, Flour, Feed, Etc.
CgTresh Farm Produce always on hand
ssfVow'." dl'"lre' reT"'"1 of hi 01,1 trsde and w111 trJ and 61" P prices snd treatment
AND DEALERS IS
Flonr, Feed, Baled Hay, Straw, Crockery. Glassware, Cutlery.
Steamship Agency and remittance to any part of Europe.
601 and 603 Ninth Street, Rock Island, 111.
M'F-R CZLAJNT TAILOR,
No. 119 Seventeenth Street, Rock Island.
tSTC'le ming and repairing done neatly and cheaply.
A. J. SMITH & SON,
Vv - tjA s -'yZi-Wf
COMPLETE IN ALL
For Catalogues Address
J. C, DUNCAN,
Tiles and Grates.
Call, Compare Stock and
A. J. SUITH & SON,
125 and 127 West Third Street,
0pp. Masonic Temple,