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THE DAILY ARGUS
JOHN W pOTTtW. -
FiifOAT. Ot-roniB 13. 18H9-
Hook Island doesn't w.nt the world'!
Mr. It It too busy with l"rlout
improvements to drvole "T 'ime "
remainder of the world
It is hardly probshle tb lb" republl
cm scheme to stesl Montana will iucs
reed, unless i).. nreii lilrnl should remove
Judge DeWolfe btfi're tin"
7th of No-
Tb announcement come from the
Pacific coast thst ex-Seostor Fair pro
.poses to take up kli tesMence la New
York, tad will probshly secure a large
house and entertain conspicuously during
the coming winter. Mm Tessle Fair, the
senator's daughter and heiress, hae a
wide popularity at the west, and la quot
ed aa a my chsrm'ne and sensible girl.
eCKClUm-HAN D. n. IlKNDKBiON, f
Dubuque, addressed a hsndful of re pub
llcani at Labrmann's ball la Davenport
lait oiKbt. Republican are growing
beautifully lest to Divecport and Scott
county each year, and it will aoon be
necessary to use a flni tooth comb to
rare one up.
A ooon many people would be sur
prised to tee President Harrisoo flop over
to the democratic aide andlcmenil re
form of the tariff, but a good many others
would eot be surprised at all because
they would remember that be le firmly
pledged egsinst tarilT reform la any
bape. It Is about the only pledge he
hae not violated so far, and the tempt a
ttoo to break it also mty prove too atrong
Tna Russians have recently improved
on the sleeping roaches of the railway
nd the perambulating schoolmaster of
tbe rural regioos. Tbey have provided a
school wagon which Is furolsbej with
room tor the teacher, a classroom or
study, and a library, all tuitably sup
plied with tbe necessary material. This
wagon will be on the line of the Trana
Caspian railway an round ine year, re
maining aa long as may be deemed ne-
essary at districts which are Dot pro
tided with a s hoo.
PiiiATOR M anpimson's tardy return of
the 94.3id which be secured some months
ago through Tanner's rerlingof bis pea
sion does not materially Improve his
position In the matter. In tbe opinion of
'jsA'J'lregn A-riiM. Tanner apparently
wanted a conspicuous esse in order to
notify tbe old soldiers of bis grrat rerat
ing scheme and illustrate its beautiful
operations, and Mandcrson waa used for
this purpose. IT ia offense waa Id accept
ing tbe money at all, and his turning it
back into tbe treasury ia response to the
public disgust for Tsnnerism hardly
clears him of the rvosure which be baa
The Philadelphia Hford says that Ibe
fact that tbe democrats bsve made gains
In Connecticut and bsve carried the cities
of NewarU and Indianapolii at the late
municipal elections is full of good cheer
Connecticut. Indiana anil New Jersey are
states In which the repuhliran party
sometimes minsges to carry off the palm
of victory. Indianapolis is a staunch re'
publican city. Newark is also la the
habit of giving occasional republican ma
jorities. However tbe voting may be eg
plained by political journals on one side
or the other, the decisive simultaneous
lurch toward democracy in three doubt
fui states will bsve but one interpretation
In tbs minds of unprrjudlceil observers
11 shows that tbe drift is against tbe
party in power. The Hsrriv.n adminis
tration as far a beard from has failed to
awaken popular enthuia-m or secure
Anerleas) S at Mterl- shw. "
The Illinois Slate fair j.in closed at
Peoria may be nil down as the most sue
rrssful one held in tbe history of the State
Hoard of Agriculture, in emit of exhibit,
attendance and receipts.
Tbe next great exhibition to be held un
- the aa,cea ei the HtaUt Hoard of
"rtr,,V" Fal sail t.We
svora. vonxtry ! tt? -.
opens In the Exposition Ruilding, Chi
cago, Nov. 12, and closes Nov. SI. There
is every reason to believe that the coming
Hhow will eclipse any exhibition of its
character ever seen on this continent, and
surpase the Smi'.hfleld Show, of England,
in every respect. The Fat Slock Show
has long been rrrogiilrd by the breeder,
feeder and butcher as of more Importance
to the live stock Interests of the country
than all the state and county fairs put to
grtber, and should be encouraged by
liberal patronage. It Is a well established
fact that tbe success of an exhibition,
whether mechanical, agricultural or com-
ftirclal in Its nature, depends largely
upon the attendance and interest taken
In It by tbe community in which it is held .
An exhibition may stand par excellence
In the quality of lis exhibits and the ar
rangement thereof, and still be written
down a dismal failure if the attendance
be wanting. Already entries have been
made from Canada. Pennsylvania, Ohio,
Indiana, Iowa, Illinois and Trias. Tbe
new classification includes breeding rings
of all breeding of rattle, ami a perfect
congress of prize winners will be on el
bibitnn at the coming show. Tbe State
Hoard of Agriculture are preparing a
very Interesting programme of special
attractions for both afternoon and even
A Sheriff's 40,000 Horse.
Kx-SherlfT Mcl'asters, of Ii-er lodge,
drives a I JJ.otiu bores. The stranger looks
at the ancient dun colored auiinai with In
terest, lie naturally expects to discover
points which will suggest another Dexter or
Flora Temple. He Is disappointed. Then It
ia explained to him that Mr Masters traded
Ursmte Mountain stock at twenty-live centa
a share for tbe horse. This stock a few
months later went up like a rocket. Bo it
happens that in the eyes of He Masters tbe
old dun horse represents an Investment of
IA1.WMJ. It must beagreeahle to ride around,
year after year, behind an animal which in
spires these recollections. Most men would
wildly desire to kick themselves every time
they were reminded of such a transaction,
but MuMasters la philosophical. There Isnt
tinge of self reproach in the tone witb
which be speaks of "my I'JU.UUU horse."
Granite (Mont.) Latter.
How tbe Kangaroo (tot His Kane.
Antericem Solas and Queries being asked
oy a correspondent from whst language the
word "kangaroo" comes, replies: It Is said
that wbeu (.'apt. Cook discovered Australia
ha saw some of tha natives on the shore with
dead animal of some sort in their ponsse
slon, and sent sailors In a little boat to buy It
of them. Wbeu It came on board he saw it
waa something quite new, so he sent the
sailors back to inquire its name. The sailors
aaksd, but, not being able to make tha natives
understand, received the answer, "I don't
'aaow," or, in tbe Australian language,
"Kan-ga-roo." Tbe sailors supposed this was
the name of tbe animal, and so reported it.
Thus tbe name of tbe curious animal ia the
"l-don't-know "Philadelphia Ledger.
The Instinct of oppression Is Id all of
us. Even tbe meekest sewing woman,
when ber prices are knocked down, res.
venges herself by felling her seams.
The ftmalleet Natlow.
About ten kaguoa fmm Oleron. In the de-
partroent of the Lower lyrenees. Ilea the
bamlet of Goust. situated on tha mmmit of
a high mountain. It consists only of a few
scattered cottajres, with a population of
about a hundred persons, forming an Indus
trtoua and striving community who aupport
themselves hy wool and sJk weaving. Be
longing neither to France nor Spam, the
bauilet constitutes a small. Independent state,
under the ajnverninent of a council of alder
men, wtioee collective wisdom has the force
of law. No rates nor taxes of any descrip
tion are paid, for the Killlc of Ooust pos
ies neither a se.lane-1 clergyman nor a
mayor uor any other uftlcials. In the neigh
boring xu-uh of Ijaruns their children are
baptised, their citisens married and their
dead burled. The cemetery of Laruna ad
joins tha boundary of Oourt, and the coffln
wttb Its occuimnt is made to slide down a
channel spe'ially dug out for the purpose, as
the only road leading to laruus ia so steep
aa to be luiractlfahle fr the conveyance of
heavy Imnl.Mis on men s shoulders. The eitl-
sens of the republic attain a great age, and
goodly numlwrof both sexes are centena
rians. The young men, a a rule, get their
wives from ntmiuil, rhiclly from the 0san
valley, uear l.aruns. Kor centuries past the
population ha remained stationary, and
their ancient manner, cu-stntus and tradi
tions have been preserved with remarkable
fidelity. No one lu thin little state can be re
garded as rich or poor, mean or respectable,
or aa orctipying the . wit ion of master or
servant. The tiny reimblio bu a language
sf Its own, a rmm between French and Hpan
Hi. Psrls Figaro
lina Dlstaitee Ktfle ftticmtliig.
There Is an Immense amount of nouvuss
tnlked and written about long distance rifle
hooting, ami tha stories men toll atxiut their
own or somebody else's wonderful accuracy
at long range may be set down as campaign
inventions, in fait the same importance) Is
not attached to long distance shooting aa for
merly, for it has been demonstrated beyond
doubt that it is comparatively useless except
where the distance has been carefully meas
ured and the gun properly gnuged for it. It
can be readily seen that this would be Im
practicable, either in shooting at game or in a
military engagement. To Illustrate, the Very
best long distance rifle that Is made has a fall
of forty Inches in SOU yards. Now, boa
many men are there who enn accurately cat
dilate such a long distance? And of what
use would the gun !e lu case the marksman's
Judgment erred fifty yarila one way or tbe
other I These considerations have induced
tbe government to change the whole theory
and practice concerning the use of lotig range
guns. The I reedwxor system has been atsui
dnned entirely by the army marksmen, and
they are now taught the art of measuring
distances by the eye, and also practice shoot
ing at moving objects. When tiring at tar
gets each man makes his own estimate of dis
tance, a squad Hres and then all advance, say
fifty yards, make new estimates ami firs
again. This process ia repeated, so that the
soldier really gets experience that will be of
use to him In actual warfare, Clarence E.
Lee In 8t. Iiuis Olobe-Democrat.
Faraasis H oases.
Tbe photograph of the great Muir glacier
In Alaska, which showed witb the vaxt ice
field a sort of "bird's eye" view of the city of
Montreal, In Canada, baa received a good
deal of notice, but not nioch credit, from the
press of tbe country. It turns out to be, as
was commonly thought, a humbug, and
worse, a fraud intended to make money for
the author of it In this respect, as well as
in the extravaganca of the association
makes a large city in a fertile land with
uninhabitable desolation of Ice, it differs
from any of tha famous hoaxes of recent his
tory or tradition. The moot famous as well
aa tbe first of these was Locke's "moon
hoax," published, we believe, in a New York
paper fifty or mora years ago, and very
generally credited, eveu by tbe lees cautious
of scientists, It represented Sir John Her
schel, who was then making exteuded as
tronomical observations at the Cape of Good
Hope with the brat attaiuabla instruments.
as having discovered indisputable evidences
of tbe existence of human creatures, or sea
tient beings of some kind, and of their cities,
in the moon. Sir John put an end to it, ex
cept as a good joke on the part of the people
who believed it, but it was long a subject of
raillery and fun among the papers. Indian-
I Bequests for Animals.
Dr. Christiana, a physician of Venice, who
died about the middle of the present ceutury,
left a legacy of tJ.OuO florins to bis three fa
vorite hunting dogs, witb a provision that it
should fall to au educatlooul institution at
Mrs. Hunter, a retired Manchester (Kng
land) manufacturer's wife, whodml in 181.1,
left JU per year to her parrot. The French
count, Murat, who died in I8T0, left 1,0U0
francs per year to he spent In doctoring the
eysa of his ridlug horse. In ISa7 a rich maid
en lady of Londua died, but not until she bad
pensioned the homeless cats of the great me
tropolis to tbe tune of Z l.fiOO per year. Oar-
land, another resident of the British Isles,
died in June, but year, and left A' 100 per an
num to bis pet monkey, aud to bis dog and
cat each a pension of MA, while Gertrude,
"my daughter, with a large family of chil
dren, wuich aha finds much difficulty In
brlu'rkig up," rets nothing until after the
death of tbe three pets. Job't V. Wright In
HI Louis KepuMUc.
The tiplseopol tienerai Conventloa.
New Yohk, Oct. Is Rv. Itr. Hunting
sou's resolution for a special committee to
t.-rrt tMrayar tn, for eunnite-
' www titiywB s ,W Inlaw.
house of deputies yesterday, and a report
was placed on the calendar recommending
the revival of fie primitive order ot deaoon
neases ami giving details of qualifications.
eta A number of reports providing
for minor changes In the phraseology
of tbe canons were edopted. IJtur
glcal revision was then r-uind, and the
proposition to make tha general thanksgiv
ing In morning and evening prayer to be
said either by the minister alone or In com
pany with the people waa rejected. It waa
agree. I to Insert a penitential service for
Ash Wednesday. A motion for a suitable
commendation of the souls of baptised per
sons in ths ofllc for tbe burial of tha dead
was defeatd,and a short oRtoa of prayor for
Hunday occasions was adopted.
At tba nigbt session of tbe mission board it
waa decided that subscribers to tba 11,000,
U4) fund should get their money back if ap
plied for Inside of one year; otherwise it will
he applied to mission work. There is t5,
Took la l-trolt and Ana Arbor.
Dxtroit, Mich., Oi lo On their ar
rival yjeterday morning from Cleveland tba
pan-American delegate took a sail on the
lake, afterward returning and taking lunch
son at tha resilience of rsenator McMillan.
In the afternoon tba delegates left for Ann
Arbor, where tbey visited tbe Michigan
university. The oollege students did escort
duty and gave tha visitors few specimen
of tbe college yell. Tbey wars entertained
at dinner by Professor R gr, and at 8 p.
m. were given a public reception. At 10 p.
m. tbey started for Orand Kaptds .
The Trouble la Montana.
IlxLXsa, Mont , Oct 16 A telegram
from Washington was published bars ysstss
day saying tbs president would probably
kerne a proclamation in a day or two ad
mittlng tbe two Dakota and Washington
to statehood, but that owing to tbe trouble
In Montana tbe admission of th s state would
be delayed until tbe canvass of tha vote was
concluded. The news create d much excite
ment In both Republican and Democratic
Workmen AM eledwlth Fever.
Nxw Yohk, Oer. la Tbe Herald's spe-
eial from Albany says tbat about 4 JO oases
of fever and forty d sat ha have oocurrrsl
among tbs 1,'JUO workmen of tbe New York
Central railroad at Wast Albany during the
past few months. Tbe epidemic is attributed
to defective drainage.
Tha Leeensotlve Mratherhood.
DfNVE, Col, Oct 1& Tha Brotherhood
of Locomotive Engineers spent yesterday in
secret session eoosldsring tbe report of tbe
committee on credentials and transacting
other routine business preparatory to tbe
regular work of tbe convention.
Prof. Wm. R. Thompson, M. D., of
tha university of tbe City of Mew York,
says tbat more adults are carried off Id
this country by chronic kidney disease
thto by any other one malady, except
consumption, and yet many people look
upon a alight kidney difficulty as or little
consequence. Others take Warner's Safe
Cure and remove any possible danger,
When kidney disease become! chronic, or
Bright Disease, it becomes a very
BANKER ST. JjOHN.
Scheme to Retire Legal
THE PLAN NOT PRACTICABLE NOW,
And Not Advisable If It Were INxslhle
la the Present fttate of Public Opinion,
Save the llaaaere Association ll-nry
Vlllatd Controls the Union Pseiflc Once
More Proceedings of the National
Beaid vl Trade Business Notes.
Ntw York, Oct 18 Tbe executive
Oouncil of the American Bank ts' aaeociation
met here Wedneeday to conn ler thi propo
sition of tbe recent conventional KansasCity,
by President Ht John, of tbe Mercantile Bank
of New York, for an inoreasoof silver coinage
and a corresponding decrease of greenbacks.
The council adopted a resolution that the
proposition could not tu recommen leJ to
onngrea, and appointed a committee to pre
pare a reiiorl to that eff -cfc
The Committee s Report.
This committee reported at an a 1J urnl
maeting of the exi-cutive council yes-
rday to the following eff ct: That
the retirement of the lexal Unler
notes in the present condition of
the public mind is a practical impossibility;
ine proposed Increase-1 coinage of silver
dollars of the presrnt standard weight and
flnenrsa would l fraugnt with danger to
ur monetary systim; to increase or retain
taxation for the purpose of retiring the non-
iniereet paying debt, while tbe in
terest-bearing debt remains, should not meet
the approval of tbe public; that it would be
desirsblM if legal tender note ara retireii
and additional paper money Is then consid
-red advisable, thst gol I crtifi -ates should
be issue, I upon the J 100,000,000 gol J coin now
held as a fund for the rvlemtion of legal
tender notes rather than to disburse tbe coin
f- additional silver o-rtitWtes.
VILLARD RULES THE ROAD.
His Korthera ParIHe avhente Adopted by
Nw Vrk. Ct. IS. Thursday' meet
ing of the orthern faciflo comiMiny re
sults 1 in a complete victory for Henry Viil
ard. Rotwrt Harris Is r-tircd from tbe di
rectory and so are Hravton Ives, John
B ookman, Frederick Harris and John C.
Butlttt The new members are George A.
Morris m. Jaws K Haggin, C 11. Inland,
Chariest', lieamnn and Kosw-ll C R.iliton.
Th Villsrd plan, which authorises the issue
of 9 UKUiO.ouO ik-w 5 per cent, bonds pays
ble loo years benca, was adopted. Henrv
Villard vtrted a majority of the stock. The
annual report ol the company shows the
total receipts for the year en ted June 30 to
have been ilU, iJi.-lbT, and increase of t
!el.l'; net earnings, f 7 S.l,5l; mcrdase.
r.l,0); surplus, 4I.3T7.
Ttie National Hoard of Trade.
LofiaviLLt. Kv., Oct. 14 The national
buar t of tre.de yesterday re-elected Hamil
ton Hill, of B ton, secretary. O is of the
reports real during the session showed thst
t ie b-sly represents lOo.uoii members of com-ta-rcial
organizations. A res dutioit favor
ing the proposition to organise a naval re-
s-rve was offered. Mr. Baker, of t'bi
cigo, opposed a reeolutlon proposing that tbe
c .mmerciiil bodies establish an in1pan lent
t .legraph system, the capital stock to tw
ornd and controlled by such bo-li-s. He
thought tbs tbe scheme was too big for tbe
commercial tvuliee to undertake. Tbeproposi
tli hi wss witlidrswn It-rcolutions were
a lopt d favoring ttie building up of a mer
chant marine ao-t aaking the All-America
congress to take measures to unify the sd
ver coinage ol tbe countries represented
Tbe most important work of tbe meeting
was tbe indorsement of tbe 1-irrey bankrupt
Tbe seel.H adurned sine die, and
la t night attended a banquet where Henry
Watt-rs in discussed free trade and the race
pr jl lein.
That Brn.h Klectrte neat.
I'lxvxlaso, O, O-L IS. Tlio reports
about the purchasd uf the Brush Electric
comanv, of this city, by tbe Thomson-Houston
company, of Boston, are not exactly cor
rect Tbe ileal. If consummated, will sim
ply be a change of ownership of certain
stock, and no ateorption of tbe company as
An Advance la Price of Glass.
I'rrTMBCRO, Oct. Chambers & Mc
klee, of this city, have in t ie an unexpuctd
move which is a surprise to oth.tr win low
glass makers. Tbe G.axs Budget says that
last week this firm sent rssitnl cards to all
glass flnns in the country proposing su ad
vance of S per cent, lu window glass. Prices
have therefore ten advanced and the pros
pect is that I' will lead to a general resump
tion thri'lltlout the country.
A Hallway tor Hale.
Dx Moines. Ia., Oct. IS. Jud.-s Shirsa,
of the Cnib-d Statu circuit court, has signed
a decree of foreclosure against the Ht. Louis,
Dsi Moinnt anl Northern railroad, tbe de
eree leing agreed to by all tbe parti t Tbe
eompany has rxmds nut to the valus of f3Xi,
Ot), and owes $lS!,15- interest on them. If
the Umds ami interest are not paid by Oct.
Vt tbe road will hso. at amnion.
Declared the t sunl IHvldend.
(. Hicscn, Oct. IS The Pullman Palsoe
Car company at its annii il meeting yester
day re-elected the old bisird of directors and
declare. the usual divl.leud of $1 per shsre
from net earmug, payable Nv. 15. The
annfl ststemeot euhinl ' boWsl a snr-
sr oi over two and a quarter I
Eighty-Three Oil Well, a.,1.1.
JaXKtown, N. Y., Oct 18 An oil tract
deal of soma magnitude was transacted here
Wednesday. C. W. Scoflcld, of this city.
Sold to sevral persons, resid -nls of Allen
town. N. Y.. an nil tract of 3U acres In the
Allentown fi-i'd. containing eighty -three oil
welK The price paid was SI lo.Uuo
Tbe Railway Braaemen.
Kr Paul, Minn., 0-t 18. Too conven
tion of the Brotherhood of Railway Brake
men yesterday morning discussed a report
from one of the commlttees,snd in ths after
noon listened to an address by ex-Railroad
Commissioner Cofiin on tbe subject of 'im
proved braking appliance. Mr. CofH-i urged
tha brotherhood to pass resolutions asking
congress to tnk action on the matter, and
to sign no paper recommending any brake or
coupling except that adopted or recognised
by master car-buihlera.
Tried to Wreck tha Train.
WaI'saU, Wis , Oct 18. An unsuccessful
attempt was mails to wreck a freight train
near this city Wednesdsy night Timbers
were laid acre at tha track of tha Lake Shore
road where It enters the city limita Tbe
oow.c.ttcber removed the obstructions, and
very little damage was dona. Several tramps
were put oft the train on toa morning pre
vious, and It la thouzht to bsve been tbeir
STOLTENB ERG RELEASED.
ulllvan's Private Meeretarv Let Oo With
out Conditions Dry Pumping.
Cbicaoo. Oct 18 Henry M. Stolten-
berg eras released unconditionally by tbe
state's attorney yesterday afternoon. Bail
iff Alexander P. Hanks was sLso released on
ll.VUUO ball, being .-.,O0J on eech of tba
three indictment. Hanks' manner as be
was brought into court was cool und unoon
earned. Ths bribery suspects were all (except
Salomon! indioted again yesterday by tbe
grand jury for jury bribing and conspir
Aa Dnsatlalactory Witness.
It seem tbat Hlol ten berg did not have any
ssnsatio.i bottled upanvwiiere auuiit bim. In
fact hi examination by the grand jury did
not add a line to tbe information now in tbe
bands of the stato. He was treated to an in
lerrogatory bombardinmt for an hour or
two, but made not a s.ngle admission dam
aging to anybody. Ha swore that he bad
never talked, except in a casual way, witb
Alexander Sullivan about tba merits of tne
Cronin murder trial; tbat bs never bad any
conversation with Graham relative lo jury
bribing, and that be conductsd no set-rat
business wbstever with Graham during tba
period tba Utter waa negotiating with Bail
iff Hanks and Fred Smith. In short, be
knew so little tbat he thoroughly disgusted
the jurors, who bad been lai to expect great
things from bi testimony.
Tha Dehmee ol the PaeiBe Coast.
oar ruscisco, uji. ia. au tbe mem
bers of tba Pacific coast congressional dele
gation met Geo. Miles, commanding the !
f snss department of tne Pacific coast, Wednes
day nigbt and discussed tbs questions bear
ing upon tbe subject. Gen. Miles, in an ex
haustive review of the defenses of ths coast
stated tbat an appropriation of 140,000,000
could be advantageously used in construct
ing neceasary system.
THE -ROCK ISTjAND
DEATH OF GEN. HARTRANFT.
VTell-Kaewa Fenasylvaula Veteran
pHtLaDiLPBia, Pa., Oct 18. Gen. John
tranft, veteran of
tbe civil war and
ex - governor of
this state, died at
noon yesterday of
been ill for some
days, bat a fatal
termination of bis
illness waa not
looked for until
be grew rapidly
JOB F. ARTRA.Hrr. worse. Many iei
grama of condolence are being received by
the family. Tbe funeral occurs on Monday
afternoon, with military honors, Oon. Snow
den repreemting the state.
A a Honorable Career.
Gen. Ha siranft was born at New Hanover.
Moutgomf ry county. Pa . Dee. Id, W and
was a law , er by profession. On tne oreaaina
out of tie rebellion he raised tne ronnu
Pennsylvania regiment and commanded it
iinnn. i.. ii, m.mili, nl Its en istmeut.
He served In the battle of Bull nun as
nntcer on ibe staff of Uen. William B. Frank
lin. He tl en organized the Flfty-flrst Penn-
vlvania r viment. He took part in all ins
enesireme its of the Ninth army corps,
nd led the charge that earru-a ine
hriiWit at Antietain. He was at the rail oi
Vlckshurg, and wnt with rhermanto Jack
son, Miss. He commands I a brigade in the
battle or nnttvlvania and the llcterness.
His rank -vhen the war waa over was orevri
major general. In leV he was elect 1 auditor
g.-neral ol Pennsylvania and re-elected, and
in lsTV-s e ected governor or tne state, in ie,
he was ap minted pos'mftur of Philadelphia,
enllccton fthe port in la 0. and was major
general ot the national guard of Pennsy.vania
POCLE PROBABLY THE MAN.
Looks Like Hlseoek's Favorite for Pen
sion a'ommissloner Will flet There.
Wabhuoto tltT, Oct 11 Tbe Blar,
speaking l the probable successor to Com
missioner Tanuar says: Ihs pension com
missioner hiD has been nearly settled so
niany tin.es that all reporte concerning it
era reoe ved of late with a reservation of
doubt Jut it looks this time as if it were a
go," and that Mr. Poole, of New York,
who (senator Hiscock baa been pressing
for tba place sinc U-fore Tanner was ap
pointed, will be tbe next commissioner,
reuse of the llelny.
Tbe otilv thing, it is understood, tbat
stood in hi way from th first waa tbe desire
on tbe prrt of the president to get a promt
loent Grind Army leader to take tbs place.
Kailioir in this, tbe name ot t'oule came
stronclv to the front again.and it is asserted
now tbat his appointment bas been decided
upon, anl is liable to be made at any hour.
Lesvee the Matter to Congress.
Wash iNOTOK CiTT.Oct. 18. General Land
Coiiiin 1st loner Oroff bas written a letter to
James McNsught, council of the Northern
Pacific Ilailroad company, in which be de
obnes to comply witb the request of the rail
road cri ipany to certify the company's list
of selections to tbe secretary ot the interior
for hi approval. Commissioner Oroff takes
tbe ground tbat the secretary of the interior
in HSi lefused to do so, inasmuch as the
Norther l Pacific railroad was not com
pleted within tha time required by the
grantim act, and because congress may de
sire to b.ke action in tba premises looking to
tbe forfeiture of tbe grant Mr. Oroff sayi
tbs poli y outlined by tba secretary's refusal
is tbe p licy of tbe department now.
Post OHIee Statistics.
Wa8HlOT0 CtTT, O-'t IS Third As
sistant I osttnaster General Hzn has prepar
ed a statement showing tbe grots rjta 1 re-
osipts st thirty of th larger posb'fB.
during tie quarter ended Sept H), 1VM,
compared w ith tbe corresponding quarter of
tba pre'ious year, which shows that the
gross rt ceipta in New York were Jl.S3s.5ti
70 in :Sfc, and tbe increase for iSMI was
f I06,01.' H', or h.5 per cent At Chicago tbe
gross ro wipts, ia.v, were ITOT.Ol-iftS, and in
crease KiS.Vl. 45, or W 8 per cent The per
oentiige ot increase for 8t Louis was 10 9;
Cincinnati, 17 8, and Dotroit IS 1. Mil
waukee 14; Minneapolis, VM. St. Paul, 3.5;
Indlant polls, 14 1 he largest increase was
The Maritime Conference.
" Washisutos City, Oct. is. The first
businea. meeting of the maritime oouferenoe
was bel I yesterday. The British representa
tive gave notice tbat bis government re
served full litsv-ty to reject or accept the
couclus ons of the conference. Tbe question
first tal en up was tbat of light an J signals
to indicate tbe position and direction of ships
in "thick" weather, and a committee was ap
pointed to cousider the matter and report
Indians Destroying Game.
Wasiixqtom Citt, Ojt IS The gov
ernor ct Colorado having complained that
tbe sou bern Ute Indians are killing deer on
tbe put lie domain for tbeir bidea only, tbe
interior department has ordersd it stopped,
declarii.g that the Indians must confine thelr
buntitu; to tbeir own territory, and not kill
more tl an is neoeesary for f oo-L Tbs order
says tb st to slaughter wantonly vast num
bers of deer Is not "hunting."
The Rallwsy Telegraph Hoperlnleadeats.
Was IIsjotosj Cttt, Oct IS. Tbe conven
tion ol railroad telegraph superintendents
concluded its session y ester Jay. New offi
cers for the ensuing years were elected a
follows: President, C H. Da; ton, superin-
tanitan' teWgrann stem or tt and D. Ry. ;
wmvM .fry kik. wm. . w. w. t
intend -lit telegraph system uf C. S E L Ry.
Two Case Aro a Plentirnl Abandonee.
WAmisiiTosj Citt, Oct ' 18. Surgeon
Generi.l Hamilton bas received a report from
Assistant Surgeon Porter, at Key West, that
there i.re only two case of yallow fever
there Wolff Abrem and wife. Both a
doing well No fears are felt of tba disei
prairie fires in Indiana.
Thousand of Aeree Burned Over Costly
Whisk of a line's Tall.
Foar Wayne, Iud., Oct 18. Extensive
prairii fires hava been raging in th Liitl
Kiver ditcb country, west of this city, for
severs I days, resulting in considerable dam
age. Thousands of acre of land have been
borne 1 over, and many miles of fences have
been destroyed. Prairie binds which had
been reclaimed by tbe Little River ditch
have burned down to a depth of three or
four f et and If heavy rain sets in will bs
found full of boles snd nearly worthless for
purposes of agriculture or grazing.
A Canine Incendiary.
Daitlk Creec, Mich., Oct 18. Last
evening, on the farm of 8. C. Boy lan, five
miles south, a dog whisked bis tail, covered
witb .urrs, into a burning brush heap. Tbe
frightened canine rushed under a wheat
stack, which was Ignited, and half
an hour later tbrea wheat stacks, two oat
stack i, three large barns, witb fifty tons of
hay, the dwelling bouse, windmill, and every
build ng on tbe farm were in names. Tbs
destruction was total. loss, -i,0u0; insur
A BEER COMPANY BEATEN.
Another Ieclslon flnstalnlng tha Iowa
lilt Moists, Ia, Oct 18. Tbe Bohlitt
Brewing company last spring commenced
suit igaiust tbe sheriff of Johnson county
and r lembers of tbe Temperance Alliance
ror .,uuu damages for loss on a small quan
tity i f beer which was seized from a car
just loming in. The case was to be a test
case, and tha suit a precedent fur securing
dame gee from officials all over Iowa for beer
seizeii under the prohibitory law, and it cam
up yesterday in tbs federal court Judge
Shirrs threw it out at once fur lack of juris
diction, and declared that the brewing com
pany was trying to violate the laws of Iowa
unde the protection of the United States
Iloomlng Bill for Ninety-Two.
Atlanta, Go., Out 18 Governor Hill, oi
New York, and bis parly ware entertained
yesterday with a perfect round of recap
tions and feastlngs. At noon they ware
drivsnto tbe eapitoL Governor Hill waa
introduced to the legislature by Governor
Gordon, and apoke briefly. Other members
of tbs party made abort spescbea, after wbicb
tbert was a general handshaking. At
o'clo-jc a banquet was given by Irisb-Amer-icau
(sitizins to Geu. Collins. Governor HilL
Governor Gordon, and all tbe visitors wars
there. Tbe feature of tbe banquet was the
freqient allusion to Governor Hill aa tbe
right man for tbe Democratic nomination
for i resident
Court in Ireland.
TEOUBLE ABOUT GETTING A JUST.
Th Aecnaed Being a Priest, th Crown
Rejects All Roman Catholic, and tha
Aadieace Threaten Mischief A Re
jected Juror Who Didn't Know th
Value of Silence, and I Snapped Up
a a Witness Riot In Prospeet.
Dublim, Oct 18. Tba trial of Father Mc-
Fadden and other for th killing of Police
Inspector Martin, at Gweedora, County
Donegal, on Feb. 3 last, was begun at Mary
boro yesterday. The court room was packed
wben tbe selection of jurors bgsn. coth
tbs counsel for the crown and the prisoners
exercised freely their prerogative of object
ing to tbe presence of oer tain men in the
jury-box and tbeir alternate objections in
creased excitement, already high, until every
one in the room waa under its influence.
Ko Roman Catholics Wanted.
The crown officials are determined tbat no
Human Catholic shall be on tbe jury, and
the result of this determination waa a very
turbulent scene in tbe court room. Every
Roman Catholic was dismissed as soon as tbe
fact of bis religious faith was known, and
the protests of tbs audience were so violent
tbst the proceedings had to be suspended
pending the arrival of a large force of po
lice who had t een sent for to preserve order.
Two jurymen who had been accepted by
both aides were told to stand down when the
prosecution were informed that they were
Roman Catholics, and they became so en
raged at this treatment that tbay stubbornly
refused to leiv their plies A platoon of
constables bad to ei ct ihetn from tbe court
room by force. In the struggle that ensued
several hot-headed members of Father Mo-
Fsdden's flock took a h ind. an t for a rim it
looked as though a riot would be precipi
tated under tbe judge s nose.
A Belter Witness Than Juror.
Another Roman C'aiholic. when told to
stand down after having been accepted, got
very much excited, and shouted to the crown
attorney that Father Mc-Faiden had no
share in the killing of Police Inspector Mar
tin, for whose murd r h stool indicted. He
declared he was present and saw tbe bloa
struck hich felled Martin to the earth,
and tbat McFadden had already escaped
from the church, and was a mile away at
the time. Tbe crown at once ordered the de
tention of the man as a witness, and though
be protested then tbat be really knew noth
ing whatever of tbe circumstances be was
Preparing for a Raw.
It is not unlikely that serious trouble will
result if the crown persists in rejictine Rom
anist. Word bas been sent to all the Roman
Catholic farmers about Mary boro tbat
Roman Catholics are being rigidly excluded
from the jury, and the excitement resulting
is at such a pitch tbat many of those notified
will undoubtedly come to town prepared for
a row. A large force of police is already on
tha way to Mary boro from Dublin, and
peaceably disposed citizens look forward witb
some misgivings to the issue.
Anarchy Threntrned In Crete.
Athens, Oct IS The mutiny among ths
Turkish troops in Crete is spreading rapid
ly. In Canea the soldiers bava thrown off
all semblance of subordination, and in
many cases have beaten and abused the ofti
eera Chakia Pasha, the Turkish governor of
the isle, is st Csnea, but utterly helpless, bis
soldier refusing to obey bis orders. The
island is threatened witb a rule of anarchy.
Will Not Recognise Mataafa.
Br.RLlN, Oct K The North German Ga
zette says that it ia not unlikely that Ger
many will refuse to recognize Mataafa aa
king of Samoa, and that it must be assumed
that the other powers, parties to tbe Be
moan treaty, have similarly expressed them
selves, because at the conference recently
held at Berlin their representatives agreed
that Mahetoa should be king.
Prince Ferdinand's Danger.
Paris. Oct 11 Tne Mum says that
Prince Ferdinand, of Bulgaria, who is now
n Psris. fearing that attempts will be made
upon bis life during bis tour of Europe, is
taking every precaution to preserve his
incognito. The prince is guar led by both
French and Bulgarian detccuves.
They Have Heard of Chicago.
IxiNDON, O -t. 18 The Paris Temps, re
ferring to the proposed world's fair in Amer
ica in 1392,snys it is by no meant as certain
as it seemed a month ago tbat toe Amer
icans will selei-t New Yurie for tbe location
of tbeir exvsition, as Chicago is making
streuuous efforts to secure it.
A Notice to Ex-Queen Natalie.
Belgrade, Oct. li Ex Queen Natalia
was informed Wednesday on behalf of the
regency and government that unless she ac
cepts the conditions proposed she will be de
barred from seeing ber son again. rua
declared tbat she would never accept tba
sxhelni and Wife Oo Incognito.
I.tRLlN, Oct. in Emperor William and
tbe emprea bava started on their trip to
Athens. Ihey travel lnc.Tgiiito, and strict
orders bava been given thst no official recep
tion be given en route.
The Ring of rnrtngal Rallies.
Lisbon, O.-t. IS The king has rallied
somewhat, and Is now slightly belter. He
bas taken some soup and a little wins, which
be appears to be able to relish.
New York, (Jet. 1H. Kporta were made to
tba Congregational board of foreign missions
yesterday of work in the Sandwich islands.
Africa, and Turkey an I all were encourag
ing. A resolution was adopted asking Pres
ident Harrison to urge upon congress tbe ex
pediency of Joining England and Germany
in tbe suppression of the African slave trade.
R. a Btorrs, D.D., LL.D., was elected presi
dent. -. -
They Indorsed Chlca.A.
riCRRE, 8r D., Oct IS A resolution was
unanimously passed by tbe legislature yes
terday indorsing the claim of Chicago to
bold tbe world's expos, lion of l'-tfj, which
read as follows: "Resolved, That ths legis
lature of 8 mtb Dakota, on behalf of its con
stituents, favors the location of the world's
fair of I&42 in the rity of Cuif-ag"
ftiiee Mews Irnm Ohio,
a! CURAT CITT, O , Oct IS rl'fsideuts of
this place Tuesday niht buruel to th
ground the house of George Washington, a
colored man. He lxt everything. The ex
ruse given for the outrage ia that no blacks
are wanted in the place.
Sunset Cox's Sureessor.
PlkW I ORK. O.lt IS Alius J. CUiMllillgS
was last uiybt nominate i for ivo,'ij by ths
Tammany convention oi' tne Ninth ilitr.tf,
formerly n pr weenie I by t;i : S S. Col.
Rhoold Have Given the Cur the Knife.
Indianapolis, Oct "S. Henry Smith, i
defendant on a charge ot threatening bii
wife's Ufa, turned upon tbe Utter in Justice
Jndkin's court yesterday and plunged a large
knife Into ber throat within a quarter of an
inch of the jugular vein. Mrs. Hmith fell to
the floor insensible from fright, and the jus
tice and constable struggled with tbs desper
ate buaband to prevent him from striking
another blow, timitb was finally overpow
red and disarmed, but begged for the knife
tbat be might cut bis owu throat He de
clared ba bad no regret for what be had
done, except tbat tha blow was not fatal
rined lor Crooked Horse Racing.
Lkiinoton, Ky., Oct IS. About 8,000
people winessed the trotting races here yea
terday. L. A. Davis, of Chicago, tbe owner
of Roy Wilkes, was Hoed $1,0 JO, and Qi orge
Robbins, ths driver, f.0 for crooked work
Wednesdsy. Owner, driver and horse werj
suspended until the flue is paiL Alcyron
started against bis record of 2: 16 yesterday,
and without a break made tbe unle in
Jack won tha free-tor-all and $3,000 by
beating Harry Wilkes and Juuemoiit in ths
last tbrea beats of five. Wilkes made tha
best time 2:IVS and 2:15. Jack's best
That Chicago Flag Eptaodaw
Cbicaoo, Oct 18. The convention of tbs
Socialist Lab jr party came to a close yester
day, and after adjournment tbe delegates
wsut in a body to Waldheim cemetery to
decorate tbe graves of the Anarchists. Tha
convention adopted a resolutiou concerning
tha flag episode tbat occurred during Bun
day's mass-meeting. Tne resolution declared
tbat those who hissed tha American flag at
tbat meeting were either fools or police
spies, and did so only togive the "capitalistic
press another opportunity to vent its spite
against socialists and Socialism.
OCTOBER 18, 1889.
a Spook Story from
ME. DAGG'S 1IYETEM0U3 VISITOE.
A Discharged Boy Invokes " Spirits from
the Vasty Deep." or Some Other IA -calltv.
Who Cut Remarkable Capers In
Hi Former Employer' Bouse, Includ
ing Incendiarism A Will Conttd on
Ottawa, Ont, Oct 14 The neighbor
hood of Clarendon has been thrown into a
state of great excitement over tbe doings of
some bidden, and. It Is believed, supernat
ural band. The mysterious agency nas
wreaked the full force of its vengeance upon
the household of George Dagg. A few days
ago a boy named Dean was discharged from
tbe Dagg family, and in taking bis departure
Invoked the vengeance of the spirits upon
the household of his late employer.
Shortly after his departure the window
sashes commenced to shake and nearly
every nane of class in tbe hotise was broken.
Mr. Dagg states tbat his nrst impression was
that an earthquake wss passing, out on go-ino-
into the gable end of the houss he dis
covered it to be on fire. This flra was extin
guished That night, after the family had
retired, Mrs. Dagg was awakened to find
ber bi d on Are. This was put out, wh-sn it
was found tbat another Are had just been
started downstairs, which was also put out
The strsneest part of tbe affair, Mr. Dagg
states, is the miraculous removal or articles
from one part of the bouse to anotner. A
spintiing-wheel up-stairs was In Ken a pen
and the portions placed in opposite corners
of the room. An ink bottle locked in a cup
board changed its location and was found
on a table in an outhouse. It was restored
to its pluce in tue cuplionrd, and although
the latter was guanle.1 closely by one or tne
parties pre-ently the bottle took wings
ti -mn transported it-lf to the outhouse.
Dean Didn't Do the Work.
The loy Dean was taken into custody,
charged with being ths author of tbe mis
chief, but tbe evening of bis arrest Mr.
Dag returned from Plum Hollow, where
he bat been consulting an old woman known
as the witch of Plum Hollow, from whom
be bad learned sufficient to convince
him that young D.jati wns inno
cent He accordingly appeared before
the msgtstrate anrt withdrew tbe charge.
Tbe boy save be has not been near Dagg's
since the tricks began, but bas during the in
terval since been engaged with Mr. Ol instead,
of Litchfield. Dagg says he was told by the
old lady at Plum Hollow that the mischief
was being done by a woman an t her two
children through tbe medium ot "black art,"
and tbat it is to c-vise in November.
A Testator with Delusions.
Cincinnati, O., Oct Is. Suit baa been
brought in tbe common pleas court by Mel
lon & CVflVy toset aside the will of John D.
Riemer, the wealthy lumber dealer of Race
and McMicken avenues. Mr. Kieroier died
last February, leaving an estate valued at
f.VMl.Oi'O. Tbe ground alleged for setting
aside tbe will ia tbat tha testator, by reason
of advancing years, protracted sick
ness, and mental disturbance and
weakness, was mentally incapacitated
fioui executing it or making a proper
disposition of bis property. It is also alleged
tbat be was troubled witb delusions as to
spooks and witches, aud that his mind was
weakened by excessive use of strong drink.
Tbe testator, it is said, believe 1 his cattle
were bewitched. He believed thst a charm
against tbe evil spirits would l to boil a
pig for twelve hours, and be did boil the pig
and claimed to have seen tbe witch cumin;
from behind rbe barn.
FIRE LOSS AT VIRGINIA, ILLS.
A Whole Blork Nearly Totally Destroyed,
with a Lose of 30.0OO.
Virginia, Ills, O.-t. IS. The Are which
visited this city Wednesday uight, and
which had everything its own way for about
two hours, destroyed the whole block west of
the square, which with the exception of
eight badly damaged store rooms, is a ma.s
ot ruins. The following is a list of the losses:
a It Pebfisk, buildings. ,00.); Matt
Yaple, hull lings, 4,0ii; Helper & Co., on
stock, eo.tkKi; U rJi or & bush, on stock,
11.000; Hagena, fcpler Co., agri-
cultural implements. (i.isK); W. W
Bishop, harness, tl,J; Co-Orat ve associ
ation, dry goods and groceries, $1,0 )J; ill
ism Watkins & Son, liverv, $i,"A); Fraok
Sohultz, resi lence, etc , tl.000; D.ideStuot,
livery, $1,000; W. T. Brob-it, tinner, ti,J0;
M. River, restaurant, F00; H. 1L Crone
and W. J. Turner, buildings, fSno each; Ma
gel& Hillez, boots and shoes, f"M.
The fire started in Mr. Stuot's ham. Sev
eral hoodlums have bon making this plaoe
resort for card playing and baex drinking
unknown to the proprietor, and it is thought
tbat a lighted match or cigar thrown down
by one of them started the bias, which did
damage amounting in all t aUiul SO.OOJ,
Neat ly all the losers were insured.
Sprinofikld.HL, O.t 18 At yesterday's
meeting of the Association of Ex-Prisoners
of War a resolution was pasaei colling upon
congress to I ass a bill wbicb bas or soma
years been poll i ng, providing for pension'
ing all uuiou ex-prisouers of war. Geo. C
. Tavey, of Mt ernon. was elected presi
dent and John Latlle, of Bloomington, sec
retary. At a mass meeting of veterans a
by congress of tbe service pension bill.
Found with Ills Throat Cat.
Pomirov, Oh'o, Oct IS John Stopart,
mine boss for tbe Charter Oik Coal com
pany, was found lu tbe river bere yesterday
morning. His throat was cut from ear to
r, and five knife stubs were found below
the heart John Keiser, of this place, and a
window-letterer named Wyand, from New
York, bava been arrested on suspicion.
Two blooJy kuives wers found on the river
Knights Ilefose Their Asslataaoe.
Co-umbi", O., O.-t Is. At noon yester
day S00 Progressive Union miners went
out on strike at Longstretb to compel tha
Columbus & Hockiug Coal and Iroa com
pany to reconisj tbe new orgauizstiou.
About 100 Knights of Labor miners remain
at work, and a contest between tbe two labor
organizat ions is probable.
Confessed to Poisoning a Man.
Philadelphia, Pa., Oct IS. Charles W.
Laster, colored, aged 19 years, informed tbe
police last night that he poisoned W. II. GiJ
dings at No. SO Buriuigton street. Provi
dence, R I , in April, lSi by putting ar
senic in his tea, and he wauted to give him
self up. He will bs held pending advices
from the Providem police.
ABBREVIATED TELE GRAMS
Gen. Hippolyte bas been elected president
A tariff reform club has been organised at
In tbe absence of a Bible in a Reading
(Pa.) court a witness waa sworn on a copy of
"tSmuU's Hand Book."
The carriage builders closed tbsT meeting
at Syracuse, N. Y., Thursday, after select
ing Cnicago as thsir next plaoe of meeting .
A delegation of Chicago men has gone to
Pittsburg, Pa. , to show tbs Smoky City peo
ple why the World's fair should be held in
Ex-Governor 8t John was given an en
thusiastic reception Thursday by ths Pro'
bibitiouista at Vincennes, Ind., and deliv
ered an address.
A convention of boiler makers, which ad
journed at Pittsburg, Pa , Thursdsy, de
cided during its sessions to use only steel in
the manufacture of boiler a
Gen. John F. Hartranft, ex-governor of
Pennsylvania, and formerly postmaster of
Philadelphia, died at bis boms in Norris
town. Pa., Thursday morning.
A German sculptor aocoinmui-d Elison
over to America in order to cumulate on tba
steamer th sittings which lbs inventor bad
uot bad time to givs bim iu Hsidelberj.
Tba MUwaukea Daily News (Labor organ)
says tne next Democratic nominee for presi
dent houM be a weetjrn man, ai d ttat
John M Pa mr w,uld uit tha labor mm.
Three young men, residents of Hudson, IT.
x., were run over ana instantly killed by a
freight train at 4 o'clock Thursday morning
while walking up the track of the Hud
A atatement issued by the treasury depart
ment sbows tbat 453 distilleries were in op
eration a year ago, wbL'e at I present tha
number is only 887. Tba production of sou-
its, however, has bean increased from HA,
tTWe are now well into Autumn with its changeable weather aud will soon 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
HI. IF1- CORDES,
No. 1623 Second Avenue.
TELEPHONE NO 1053.
After many Years of Experiment
After many Tears or
The Forestry Convention.
PHiLADki.PHiA. Oct IS. At the national
Forestry con volition yesterday a series of
r -solutions was reported favorable to calling
upon the nanou il government to establish
a forestry commission for tbe preservation
of the public forests, and re-oramendIng
other m asurei for the a Ivanc-iu mt of for
estry. No action was taken on them. The
day was spnt in listening to papers on ths
ulject of forest pr-a-rva'ion, etc.
Klh.b linn Hese Hall U.inies.
CHICAGO, Oct IS The Leaiue and Asso
ciation bass ball clutw are havin? a series of
exhibition games together. Ydnterrlnv's
scores were ns follows: At Philadelphia
Athletic 10, Philadelphia 1: at Cleveland-
Cleveland 4 Cincinnati li; at Columbus
Columbus H, Indianapolis 5
Killed by the Fall ot a Scaffold.
Hetblehkm l'a., Oct IS. The scaffold
erected at tue bethlehein Water works by
McKoe & Miison, bjibr makers, fell yester
day morning, carrying with it uine men,
ho were at tbe height of forty-eight teet
George Wurman, foreman, was killed;
George Murphy and Cornelius McUettigan,
fatally injun-l, and Ldwis Reyeur, John
Bird, Owen Doyle, John Kirnan. Thomas
WalOert, a id Elmer Kuukle, seriously in
jured. THE MARKETS.
CnicAlo. Oct 17.
On the boir 1 of trade to-ilay quotations
were as follows: v beat Mi - October,
opened and close.l Hty; Iecember. opened
and clv-el K-t-c; May, opened tsc. closed
c. Corn No. 2 October, opened sc,
cloed mic: Ieocmher, opened and cloel
: : Mav. opened nn't closed c. IliH-No.
t Ot;totter, O'iencHl end rlose l lse; Decem
ber, opened lwLsc, closed lvc; May, oined
ic, elosett -l7c. Pork October, opened
W.7. closed Mo.'.: November, opened and
closet xv MK January, i.penel n.3U. closed
$''.47 'a- Lard October, opened and closed
Live sinck KoIlowtn were ths Union
stork yarJs prioes; Hogs Market opemsl
active, with llnht grades steady; other lots
3o lower: lisht (trade-, $4.1 4&4.&I; rough
packing. JJ.tOi.l ftv. mixed lota. t.'i.4 .ti;
heavy parking anil shipping lots, ft iij,4.:l.
Cattle Market slow: good tochoioe. stsady,
4 lo.tt ts): extra, f.Tod-1': Inferior t me
dium. $i.SHS!A.; cows. Jl.rSiiSso; stockers
and teeder. Jl.tm.l-'.W. T. xas steers. $.'.li(&
i(v): rows, Sl.eii&S.'JO. f-heep natives. $3A)
west rns. $ 1.50 j,l.li. Tcxans, $1.4-J
s.30; lambs, $4 Kav.iT.
Produce: Butter Kancy Elgin creamery. S4
(ft&V per lb: best dairy, A-: packing stock,
7tyJ!cc. Egtfs Mrictly fresh. 16117 per
doi; Ice house, l.VllVc. Poultry Live bens,
be per lb: roosters. turkeys. HV?: duck s, 8$
geese, S. SA ill per do. Potatoes iSA
Hue per bu on track, sweet potatoes, S1.7.'.vi
per bbl. Apples OooJ to fancy, $1.5mj,J.iXI
per bbL Crau berries $.l.U0&3.aU per bbl.
Nw York. Oct. 17.
Wheat Xo. 8 red winter cash. S5H45L(':
do October, .'ie: do December, MSisc; do May.
vlc. Corn So. - mixed rash, WJt⁣
do November, S'Vc; do May. 4ljo. Oats
Quiet; No. 2 mixed cash, Kit'4C: do Oc
tober. 2.V; do De.-ember. SMe. Pork Firm;
mesa, tl-.-fiuir.ju for m-pei ted. Lard I lull.
December. AJ0; January, tASU. Kye Wuiet
but firm; western, 47i.V. Barley Dull and
Livestock: Cattle-No tra.line in beeves;
d re wed beef, dull: nntive sides, .27c V
Texas and Colorado do. tMV. Sheep and
Lambs Dull lor both xheep and lambs: sheep,
f4.0o&j.Ui lm ths; laiut.s. $5 Onirt. . Hon
few pi. s.Yrt i.
ft sy rplasd prsine. $775.
tuty nmoinv new Isin.
Uay Wild, 5.(i0aS 5 .
PotauNBs is Qc .
Cloe l Soft lie: bam sq 00
Cord Wood Oak, $4.5; Hickory, i.
H00 Kewsrd 1100.
The readers of the Dailt Abuus will
be pleased to learn that there is at least
ODe dreaded disease tbat science bas
been able cure in all its stages, and that
it catarrh. Hall's Catarrh Cure is the
only positive cure now known to the
medical fraternity. Catarrh being a
constitutional disease, reo wires a consti
tutional treatment. Hall's Catarrh Cure
is taken internally, acting directly upon
the blood and mucus surfaces of the sys
tem, thereby destroying the foundation
of tbe disease, and giving tbe patient
strength, by building up the constitution
and assisting nature in doing iu work.
Tbe proprietors have ao much faith in its
curative powers, tbat tbey offer one hun
dred dollars for any case that it fails to
cure. Pend Tor list of testimonials. Ad-
dres. F. J. Chenkt & Co. Toledo. O.
Hold by druggists, 75c
BURTIS OPERA HOUSE,
FRIDAY EVE., OCT. 18th.
Giving a choice Concert programme snd the third
act of Uounod'a Ursnd Opera of FAUST." in
costume, with the following celebrated and la
comparable Operatic artists :
Sine. CliESjaNTlNA OB EKE.
The Sllver-Voioed Qerster of today.
Miss CLARA PooLK.
The Grestest American Contralto.
8ig. CKNRIC0 DUZKSS1,
Tbe well-koown Italian Tenor.
Bie. CLEMENT COLOONA.
The Orand Italian Bseo Cantante.
Big. 11 ALU CAMfANNI.
The ureatest or Living Tenors.
Mr. MTROS W. WHITS KY.
The Urandest Basso America ever produced.
Prices-$1 Oil, 75c aud Wdi. Seata now on sale
ai tue box orate.
Notice is hereby given tbat st a special Beet
ins of the stockholders of the Black Hawk Borne.
stead Building. Loan and Saving Association, held
at tne office or tne secretary on Tuesday evening-,
October 16th, lb9, pursuant to call, there being
present In person snd by proxy aaore than two
thirds of the stockholders of said Association,
representing over two-thirds of sll the stock Is
sued by said Association, a resolution was passed
Increasing the authorized capital stock of ssid
Association to Ten Mill'on Dollars, a certiflcau
of which has been filed with tha Secretary of
State at Bprtngteld. 111., and a like certiflcau with
tne recorder o( deeds or Kocc laisna com it, till
not-. i. St. MONTGOMIRT,
T. J. Mioill, Jr , Sec'y. Pras't,
IN MAN If ARTICLES OP
-CHANGE WITH THE SEASONS.
and research, a POSITIVE CURE
The ALBERT MEDICAL CO. Cleveland. 0.
STOVES AND RANGES
IMPERIAL ALADDIN RANGE for Soft Coal.
ALADDIN VENTILATOR for Hard Coal.
Tbe latest design of the long series of ALADDIN Stoyes. This is beauliful in
its ornamentation, novel in many of its features is bound to be a Rood seller. lie
fure and examine this stove aud learn Its good points for after seeing it jou will
buy no otber.
I have of course a supply of the celebrated ROUND OAKS. This bag bien
so popular that it is being copied as far as tbey dare oy unscrupulous parties, but
don't be deceived buy the Hound Oak made by P. D. Beckwith. I am tbe sole
agent for above goods as well as other rtcBirable goods. Hardware, etc.
JOHN T. NOFTSKER,
Cor. Third avenue and Twentieth St., Rock Island
1605 Second Avenue.
This week 25 dozen Ladies' Foster Hook fine Kid Glove
Only 85 Cents.
Gent's driving gloves, fine dre3s and street gloves.
Ladies' Gloves fitted.
Sign of the Red Glove, west of Blarket Square.
of the three cities.
Cheap! Cheap! Cheap!
Overcoats for 50c on the dollar.
Suiis worth f 20 00 for $10 IK).
Children's Suit worth for $1.68
rThat is the style our to-csllrd pro?relve. average Co-hicr aiivertlsra in the lsst quarter of
tne rnlighteued Nineleenth ecmury. Though the oldest Clulhine Hou-e in Ibis imrt of the
roaniry we were siwsys resdy lo keep shresst
- "r",y '"" iopi. e
rsuira. n e iuiroanc-d tne Drincin e of "1
til sll will follow the principle of
The Pioneer Clothier, Hatter and Gent's Furnisher,
115 and 117 Wesi Second St., DAVENPORT, I A.
A. J. SMITH 5c SON,
FULL LIKE OF
Mantles. Tiles and Grates,
Now ready for jour Inspection. Csll and se our assortment snd
compare our prices before buying.
A. J. SUITH & SON,
1SS and 127 West Third Street, 0pp. Masonic Temple, DAVENPORT.
aT l a P f a
ADDRESS WITH P08TACC,
of the timts. We int.odno d the piirciplrs of
loiroaucea tne I
principle of '-Every Article Wsr.
rmhrnl .nn.M.t,,n. ....i -in ,r,
entstions. snd will not rest un-
We slwsjs ksd the others may
COMPLETE IN ALL
For Catalogues Address
J. C. DUNCAN,
usa to xicfaiious aauv;