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THE DAILY ARGUS
JOMSi W POTTIH.
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f a or othar. ud oa Mm to the
Ins H rloa!. To titliti th a dl(n -alts in
ata har. hB a so to leava itr oops of
ifi llan v A" eacn -inf x rhoma dr
r.re. wbsre awerlbr who fall to rscctv their
pa: r eaa Htirf eo, y.
SCOTT COl' X TVS LOSS.
"iff Xat 1 . nrd 14 j Awn la
n.e SeaO h of Hi I a mines-- n
Ml4 t irfrr
rthenff Nat Leonard, of Scott county,
died al bis home In the county jail build
Ing across the river st a few minute, be
fore 4 o'clock resterdsY afternoon- He
wm attacked two weeks eiro by the frrip
and bit cm wu regarded m extremely
serious from the flrt .
Nat Leonard was born In the Scott
county jail March ft, 1848 His
father was sheriff of Scott county
at that time, and Nat, though the
third son of a family of eleven children,
was the child In whom his father antici
pated a bright future. Hie fondeet hopes
were centered in him and he was the idol
of the household. When but a mere
child be was bright to a remarkable de
gree. He was fond of adventure, and af
ter attending school till his eighteenth
Tear, he went to the Rocky mountains,
where be engaged in prospecting
and mining. He remained there for sev
eral years, aid in 1888 returned to Dav
enport which has since been bis home.
He was engaged in the manufacture of
brick there until 1878 when he was ap
pointed deputy sheriff under his father,
the late Harvey Leonard. He held that
position until 1881. when he succeeded
his father as sheriff, an fflce which he re
tained till bis death. He was just enter
ing upon bis fifth term as sheriff when he
was stricken down. He was united In
marriage to Mrs. Mary E. Albrecht, of
Liuisi county, formerly Mtss Mary E.
Jones, in 1971. and with his bereaved
wife leaves a daughter. Miss Bessie, and
two stepsons. Edward and Willie Al
brecht N i Leonard was a democrat through
and through His father was elected
sberiff of Scott county repeatedly on the
democratic Uriel when the county wu
overwhelmingly reptib lean, and Nat's
Oral election was when the county was
still largely republican The Democrat
Mr Leonard was one of tne met pop
u'ar men to tbe county Like his la
mented father be was highly respected
and esteemed. He was quick to make
menda, and eelilom a stranger met bim
who did nut become Impressed at once
with Mr. Leonard's (tenia, disposition
and beno- He was the very soul of
honor. He inherited many of tne good
qualities of bis father. He was aimi
beerted and charitable to the utmost de
gree. As a sheriff he had no superior In
the state or m tte west. He was a fear
leee officer, and always performed bis
du'iee to tbe best of bis ability. He
poeeeaeed wonderful tact for capturing
criminals. It never took him long to get
on the tre'l of a man be was after, and
be never abandoned his work until be
was poitive!y certain that be bad ac
miliabed bis mission bad captured
all who had a band in the enme
Tpon Sberiff Leonard's death Coroner
McCortnev qualified for tbe duties of the
office as tbe law provides.
Tbe funeral will occur at t o'clock
Tbursdsy from the court house at Daven
port MAY EE A GOOD OXE
ailor.al Captwre by the Chtcaca
Palter la aaaeetlea w ith the roaln
Chicago Feb 19. The police say an
important arrest wss made this morning
in connection with the Cronln case, but
they decline to divulge the name Tbey
eay it is not "Cooney the Foi." but an
other man mt as badly wanted
..ii n i DrM
PT". Feb 18. Count Julius An
drassy. a well knows Hungarian states
man, who has been ill some time at V v.
loece, near Fiume, died today, aged sixty
seven. ABBSfcVlATgD TLtuKAMj
Sixty -Bv death Ir.nn n-i.i-p i arc S
po-ted ,n i'uva euunty, Texas.
0 a A.r - aa tefiqueSjaaJ I v th G. A,
R. ueti t aaningVia - ity M i.4av Dibl
in i Mhnaw n-.j-a ware L- .r . at Oinre.
. - "-'- a loaa of (IS. KM In
surant en. a 11
Four liuuttrad thousand Br.tisb ooal
m'O- r- '. hr-atu so ctria unie. tuwr wage
err Incr.-as-vi In pre OwuL.
Tbe Appieton. Wia. EWtrc Streetcar
t-orepanv m fur a at A par mat of it
oru;liaJ roa It baa nevr paid xpeoeas
1 b- .i.w.i-a in i ho Iowa lrfllature shows
I i r-alung The R-puhucatu Mou
day Ore .u.J to dacide Che question by lot.
The owner off the ami miaee at Punr
utewnry. Fa. are employing Huagaruuu
sad Poles to take th place of the sinasra
Id a it. au.i mvntiT beard r f r- Judge
SI I i.r-iaua. O . be imCiAr&
kSs ehtauood id foreign uossTSs
Un i n u tbe I tutad matav
PraaMteat Harriaoa wi.l Waahi
to-iuurrow tuurnia: (or Pittabury;. to
tor o-..c iti hi .1 lu CrUurarT
be the batter atr rj Andrew Caraegbs
Tira at llurt W i. lli.iHlar
the Uo a of uoiKiiag vxrupal by the K rr
rVi llbni oumpaay A J Agaww. harlwar
ilaaiar aao tbe piwSwflk Loaa arai,UUU.
Rschani Gn otar. a Montesa man. gave
the York ponce autae points J tiring lb
peat ten .ajr i r running ua aad eaptmr
hkg the sharp wbo buncoed bua out l.Ju
Mavetie Mart jmiur partswr to the essthw
tatg arm of Uart. haebar A Marx, of
Bhdiy waaoaaght betw the
oar in ih factory and th walla.
aad lamUy and tataiir eruahed.
The story shas Uovamor Campb-11 aad
othars hau organiacd a great lead isnupaay
a akaiama, a denied by the governor, who
amy that the laaaiUUtby of sash a schema
awasarwiT the saljart of talk whUeua the
Vui Pines CTnrgs, aa Italian
waa grin nut out the straiae of
tee tioia la Jiw York aa tarda j whan
as aiM, bi t rail ovar ha matruaarat tie
died as a lew hours, bagging that hM organ
be burted with him.
Three castewaya were i aw mil recently
frees th waad at baa 41 nanili n m the
Fhoaflo ocean, where to-v had acwot aeariv
four ywere Tbey bad head on aa-Urda.
fruit aad ttah, the letter caught with boohs
Blade of n La i pin and par: t tur r A
Sral hy Machlaery.
IaaJrcaarBa. Pa.. Feb. 11 In the
work at M- uhaisa, Pa.. Kate Daveasr, aged
ML had bar hair oaugfat be the TV-ttmg aad
baf ore tre mnrhtasir eostld be stopped
she was n npleSery
The Quorum Question To Be
Taken to Court.
SXW TACTICS OF THE 0PP06ITI0H.
Th Fight .agalnat Bred Rnliac Rr
p. ... .1 on t onal by Teller -Day 9
for (onalitrratloa of th WorM'a ralr
Bllla aT-rwl Mf art aient iMNeera
r ropeai' l la loagfo A Detteleaer
.,i. i Th Waau offmrli
WaaaixuTo Crrr, Feb in Tbe boose
yeaterday epent armost ail of the time until
adunitnt in warm debate over a ruling
of Kpsakrr Heed. Alter the reading of the
Journal farlle aroa aad aid that alnoe
Jan At Mm Drmormu had Nvn proteeung
aga.net th- approval of the journal, on the
groun l ti at it .Miitained aa ntry made by
d otation .f the speaker, showing tbe names
eg snemh-! prma-ni ant not rotiag. Laat
Friday a c-V of mate waa adopted which
give the speaker that right. Against this
they atnl pi-,:etil. and would oaatiuoe to
do so a an unrooatitut konal praetKa. But
hois question could not be de.ild in Ih
tx ua . nU't whenever proper eaaea aroa it
would go to some other forum, where it
oouid be finally aad devunviy pavl upon
H- aaw no rwua w by th umai should
aot be apprrd m th form which the
house hvi i u.-bt toprvacriua Tbe journal
S then approved.
The 'Jo.. i d. Q -at ion A rata.
CaadW uso rtportni, tne resolurtoa for
the .lav-usmoB of the WoraTs t-r biU oa
ToorMar an I Friday, and bal oUn on Moo
day, iiblwB the houae ah til have dftmuned
by a vote that tb- or id's fair -ha. I not be
held. The resolution make the World's fair
tails the mm ool -r tor th .lay 4 noted
above, an 1 Candler movi toe adoption
shnreoC. Mi 1 demaa-ied a -oon i. TeUare
wer- app .nted m i the re-ult announcad
yea. 114. nave, A Kilarore maie the
joint of O" qn rum. The spa;er declared
that IH m-'iuber w-ra present more than
a quorum, and ignoring protest from
the liemisrrau declared that iebate on
Candler's motion was in order, which
brought out further proaaahx tie said he
bad annountvd that there were Id m.-ru
in their eaU. if they did not vote the
waa that they aoquieaced in
A r olnt Made on Teli-r.
Mills of It mm maintained that tne rules
require. I a ieciMou by tellers, and that the
apeaaar wa simply to an noun ttieir de
eauon. Carbsle maintained that the mom-nt tbe
Sailers were oriered by the house to take
their plaoee. the power of the chair to count,
except upon their report, ceased. The very
purpnae of ord- rinar Viler was to prevent
the speaker f root making a count, and put it
In the hand of arentlefnea. chosen, one fr.-rn
one aid and on- from tbe other aide. When
their report waa made to the chair that vote
waa over and tf the tailors resumed thatr
seata there was no remedy exosp . to take it
r-trr rspUln HI eileara.
of Kansas said that he had refused
to vote ooceaae be bad a reason be had some
doubt as to whether there should be a
world's Bstr at alL Applaaa on Deeaorratic
Vie J But h- was pert ectly aattafled to re
mate in ha mat and allow person- int-rested
tosstUcttw matter If the tb-ory of the
other sfcie were nght he should have thus
aocompliahsrt more than if he bad voted aa
unnatural ra-ult Tbe trouble - aa that this
bona- baa b-eo wrapped round and round by
the cord of taral fkttoa until it was as life
kaa a a mummv Arplau. '
Ih- r ab-r Baa a Word lo ar.
Tbe aprstker end tbe queauon was oa like
that r-p t-tlT paaai'd upon by tne bouss
Usvhw the i-onstitution a quorum was nacee-
to Uaaesot twain. Woatber It waa
for than So act Was th Question
diapur Since it had beeo decided
it bavl beaa druead fr m one en i of
the country to the other, and precedents
without humiar bad been cited on each stda
In tba h. use the quwation was ettld that if
a majority was present to do business their
preaaojo was all that a required to masts
a quorum. If they declined ro vote their in
action oould aot be m to pathway of thoae
who did toe ir duty. Toe adee tnat atksnoa
oould b -tr njrer than a negattv vote
as mmt to bav bean unknown to our an
Srwa It s toad to be modern pariuinieotary
fl-tion. whi. h haj aevar faaaaablsto stand
the decauoo of a court Us then repeated
his decision tnat th motion ru secon.ied.
A ahort dehata on th rwaolutioo followad,
at the conclusion of which it was ad. pted
A LOAD OF PETITIONS
gllsd la tbe vnalf Si nop-1- of
the f ro-
iiii(r la t osf ro.
WsJihiMoTOs Crrr, Feb la. In the a-nate
yeet. riav Mb petitions from Massachuaetta
ware rbed, asking that the exportation of
m toxica.; liquors from this oouutry to
Afnoa ba stepped. Chandler presented
petitions from Miss .anppi oomplainlns of
vote supra-ewoo, and that the 1-gi-lature
waa about to adopt without submission to
th psopar a constitution that will deprive
many citiaeas of their votes. Tbe bill to
asttie the Pacific railway, debts was re
porteri A bill was paawd appropriating
NO.Ouu fur a monument in this city to James
Medi-too. Blair then rnnuiiued, wit bout
completing, ba apaaoh on the educational
btli A oonferance on the bill to take a
oaaaas of farm mortgage "as ordered, and
tne senate adjunrned.
tarlts.e !" notice in the bouse that the
Issm wau would combine to oppose the
m thri adopu-d of approving tbe journal
antu tne matter couid be oecideii by the
proper tribunal. When tbe resoiniion pro
viding a meUiOU of dciJg tbe WoruH (aa
ouwtirm came up tellers war appomted on
(bat queer toa of conaitieratiucL This brought
'' wrangle over tne speaker's count
at a qo. rum. wtucti .lid not vote. The dis
pute a ss erslod by tbe speaker deciding tbe
point as usual aad th- rear. lut ion was adopt
e. oa a lull vote After rmn mawwllanariaa
wussassBi the boue- ad aroeu.
In the Lin of rruxaa Referaa.
Wai.or CITT. Feh IS. Tbe senate
sofatnttv on judiciary yesterday author
ised a favorable rtpnrt oo the tail mtro
Auoad in the saaaSe by Wiiaoa of Iowa ta
Mtatilish a prison bursa a. Tne bill ore
axes a con.miaaur er pnaon. at
h Ms duty to collect the cnanmai
f tbe Lnlted otatea; to cxamin annually
ta penal ln-tilataoa of the country, aad to
sacartain their ssetbu H of treatment, diacs-aiaa-.
manatiniait, aysteoat of labor, coat of
epcjrt and sanitary roodsttona. to gat bar
aUcwTaatioa amiar ai us crime aad n caaaa;
b establish a o-atral offioe lor the BSantdV
satsoa of cnminala. aad to attend to each
sther ma'tars aa may be referred to him by
fa ati-raey gaaarai.
BUI latrodacwa ia th Heaaa.
WaaniauTa crrr. Feb la Among the
SUla mtro luoed ysaSarday ia the bouaarware
la fallowing Providing for the apuoiui
ssant of two additional aaaistant postmaster-
a sTsnaral sxaTrr of ine poat-
tb first tn to rat S-l.o o a T--vr and
the astter tlO.iUO. redocmr the postage oa
all wooing pub.icatioaa exo-pt daiiv
to 1 cent a wound, arantinx pass-
to -cuta. rabies aad asambar of the
life at iit .ri, pripoasng a roast .to
sarsa to ant years without re slbgiraJiry. .n i
"tlfaaal of a Ixfletawry
v sabii t x Crrt Feb 1
a "Bar Maaoa. of the in tern al
bureau, waa before the
saaossoci of tb aeons
Masse ye-tar lay oa a deficiency m last
years appr tpriatloo for the pay of ganger,
and stor-keapera. Mr Maaua told th cocn-
that the appropriation bad bean ex
t ity-oo day before the and of
the Iscal year, aad as most of tbe persons af-
uor man be urged the commit-
to make speedy provuaoo for paring
Hi tbe aijtmt a..:, u-s-
Wian SaaVaclsta at the Caattal
WaattxaoTo Cttt, Fab. 1" Tbe
abes ta the three woman' suffrage
etaiiona met in executive asaioo at t lr R gr
bouse yeaterday. The Amenc in Woman
Suffrage eawaation agreed to oneoii lata
with the National Amenxan H nan Suf
frage a 01 iation. and let. r in the ilay the
new consolidated as nation, wi h about 190
m -on bars preaent, met and ae ecttd Mrs.
Euaabetb Cady Stanton for pretidaHit.
raaaaaatlow In Ih ao Jib.
WaastisruToa Orr. Feb in.- During his
speech on the educational bill ) esterday in
the senate Blair said that tall would com
pensate the south in some mee? are for tbe
pa bib p of tbe depeo-it-nt pensio 1 tall mow
threatenmii). n hich would dist nbute gS),
000,000 to .) ,iO0 a year all lost ezdu
vely in the northern at tea
Na More -mall Uold tv.las.
W ashinotos ClTT, Feb, la.--The house
committee on cviuaire. waaghta ai d measures
yesterday authoriaed a favorabk report on
the bill mtruduoed in tbe Hot ss by Mr
Krnna, to datcoutmue tbe coinag i of AS and
H hoid piece and the 8-vnt ni k 1 pasee.
LITTON TO OUR TALE Of
H-srtreadlBc Petttloa Reeelv-d
Mayor ot St. lonl-
ST Iacis, Feh IS A letter attaining a
lingular request was received by Mayor
Noon an yesterday. It iaine fnxa eight un
marrteil lattie and tbeir names rv aigned
to the letter Mayor Noonan aithheid all
the names but gave out the lettn It reads
at to laJN
We, tbe i umble petitioners, are at present
In a ver n elaucbol frame of mit 1 eaaal .er
in: bow all tbe bachelors are bli ,dly capti
vated by widow, an we are therei re nrftlect
ed. In coor.1aenc of ti.ie. ww n jue-t your
excellency will for the rnture on er that no
widow presume to marry any yuan : man until
tbe malda re provt eg for or eke pay e. h
of them a tine o: aaUafactioa for in stttiat our
liberties, and likewise a fine oo all ich bach
alor who marry w.low. The are t Oiasdvan
taaTe to us maid la that widow, b their for
ward carrtage do snap up tbe yvun; men and
have the vanity to think tbetr m-rit beyond
our, which i- a, great imposition n us, who
oaght b right to have tbe prereretee This Is
humbly reoommended to your ncellency
considers tiou. an - e hope you wtl. permit no
further insult to poor maids You would .ou
ter agree- favor to us if you wii. give Ud
matter your earliest attention.
Mayor Noouau announced thft tbe old
maids would be v.- to worry along without
any aasistanc-- from him.
FELL VICTIMS TO SHACKS.
A IloseB Men Devoured In Fall debt of a
ADB5. Fel is While the uiuu!ar
and Oriental cioipany' -teamsh p Victoria
was on bar way from Colombo to Aden,
jau ngrr Jumpai . verboard anc whi.e the
crew were lowering a boat the tac.cle slipped
and thirteen men fell into tbe -oil Eleven
of these an 1 the -utcide were devoured bv
sharks in fuil sight of th- passenge -a.
Hard II a a for blrtken.
nrxt.TA-XT, ia ro is. a com
mittee consisting of knigbt- of La or wait's!
on Adrian Iselin. at Adrian, to learn on
what condition tb Buffalo, R-. b .-wtar and
littabur,. SavaSBasT w.i'.d a.iow t men to
return to work. Mr I-ehn inft tual tb
committe- that on no .-oodition whatever
would luey t-- ailowt-i m r-uiu. la. or m
th minea An offer to ackaow large them
selves beatau was made by tba mmmitta
Hvdropkohla Paaic al St. L ilt
8T Lovi.-. Fh Is This city ha a hydro
phobia pauK- A dog belonging o Joseph
Jaeger was attacked with rataer and bit
four other dogs and six covr "be cows
developed aymptoms of hydropb bia Sun
day, and caused great exciteoi- ni m town.
Tbe mayor yesterday baued an or er to th
city marshal to kill all tbe o w and dog,
mfectad On- man was bitten I y a dug
Suuday Tta oowa and all but ta. dog.
ware til Hal
BESTED JAKE KILRAIN.
A taa, Ulaat at w Orleaaa V ho May
He sulllvaa' Malca.
New uruisns. Feh lb. J J Cor bat t,
teacher of th u.ympian dub at Sn Fran
caaoo, basted Jake Kiirain in a a r-r-unJ
coataat for a i-urse of f-s ' at tbe .-utbern
Athletic club rooms last night Kill am had
agreed to knock Corbett out in six rounds,
but waa out foukrbt at every point Corbett
a a giaut youngstar. well educate, i amis
Ckxis. aad is rxatri-d in the SMM a the
coming world's rhsmpaoo He ha- n-var
teen defeated aviirain waa in no rim up
to Thursday night, but tbe death ot Jamea
at Dailas, T x unmanned bim amis a bat.
according to Muidoon
Ealram aaya his drteat by Cortatt Is due
to the fact that ad in -righting was barred
Corbett bad tbe longer reach, and c .uld tip
and get away K drain would lik to box
him tan round with five-ounce glu -as, but
would prefer a finish fight with light gloves.
Th British Commons.
L. s oos. Feb. lb. In the oommt. n yea
terday moat of th day was devoted to party
recrimination Tbe ParneUitaa waited the
government to take a ome action on tbe Par
nell comnnss.on report. The government
said the only action thai would be turn waa
to thank the judge and have the rep rt en
tered on tb. journal. Thai brought out
cheers, laughter, and cries of "Ob." "Oh.'
Tben Editor u'Bnen got the floor an i called
Thome Runell the -bonea" and Ma. Saun
dernon the -tambo" of the "L'l-ter mu. -itreot. "
Smith -Barry t barged the Home Rulers with
ruining Tipperary, which be aai.1 w as in a
Rrasillaa Prom la aad Parloi ma ire
Nrw Yoax. Feb IS. The steam r Fi-
rrom oraxil. which arrived roster-
day, had on board forty Germans an. Hun
garians, wbo sailed from New York bet No
vember to start s colon v near Martnham.
Brexii Tb. y are in a wrvtcheil con lition.
They my tbey were promisod bouses, 'arnr,
tool and capital. tut were giv-n on: paiin
leaf huts kfl a swamp, uncultivated La i 1 and
no tuokv but were paid 90 milrei- a nonth
for each family a sum not sufficient tobuy
food. After great Miffermg they won anal
ly given pan age back to New York.
A Hard-Heart! ladartaker.
ChicaoO Feb. Is. Just ae the re igiou
exercaa al tbe funeral of Alfred Lanen. of
this city, war completed Sunday, aid the
mourner were preparing to follow th body
to the grave, the un.iertak-r who ba i pre
pared the remains for interment desn mded
his pay. Tb- widow waa penniless, ai d the
undertaker ordered hi carriages, etc. back
to his (table, leaving the corpse in the oooaa
Caantatae people rawed the money- $Ts
end the fuaaral waa comaleted yesterd ,y
A I arii. Haag's Caetly rraah.
W aa wick. I Y . Feh IS. Farmer John
C Woodruff, of thai Iowa, treated man of
hat hve stork yaatarday afasraooa w ah a
coat of cru-ie petroleum to destroy v -mm.
Ju-t after a bull had undergone tale reat-
bwsi a farm band touched a lighted i
to the animal's asda. The bull made a
Una for the bam, aad aoon the barn am
including two fine h tar sua, ware ba
Two stacks of hay war
The etrik al -aipaauaa Brtdr. .
Sf araWai. .a Bainasa. 5. Y., Feb. 14--TVs
strike of .New York Central yardmm Is
about aaded The striking brake men bar
naked Agent Paddock to take them back
aad Paddock has referred the math r to
Patent Bight a Wan la Trowels.
LsxcasTisv. Pa.. Fab. lb Israel L. Laa
dla. dealer m agricultural implements aad
richts, of tbi city, bed executto a is-
against bun y eater day argreirstmg
36.410. Tbe aaeeto will aot covar tho hav
taiiliea Indiana Is a laetl AheaaL
Shiuvvillx, lad., Feh. 18 Mods, 7 an
sTuakirk Corwin, who waa divorced at the
last tarns of court from Jos Corwin bar
George Cusick. 77
wlll Pardoa Due d'Orl.
PaJUa. Feb IA The Paris edition of
The New York Herald states that Preaiient
Camot has decided to pardon the Due c Or-
ISLAND ARGUS, TUESDAY, FEBRUARY
THE GREAT JJEPEW.
u d.io a .,o rr ti. : ast 1
nc i ui3 niiuuict rcaiiici in nie
G0 'iHAM UNrrED FOR THE BIO FAIB
Chicago May ?(w Proeeed to Hutle .4
Maae-Meeliac Hara.anlBea New lark on
a t onipromlae I ; ..,,,. , by the In.lia
Beasable Chanaeey. the Nw (olaai
bua" The Mataa ol the right from tbe
Baiplre Mate staadpolat.
Nw Tom. Feb. 18 The Cooper Union
hall was denselr crowd! last ni.-ht. and
hundreds of people were unable to gain ad
mission The .v-asion of the throng n aa a
mssa meeting to protest against legi-lative
delay in pa.-in tbe World fair tall
Among the prominent persons on the plat
form were Warner Miiler.C M Depew, J. H.
Starin, Jox-ph C. H-udrix. A V. Tennev,
James W, Tappeu and John F -3rd Mr
Stariu pr aioed. aud cul.eii upon Mr Foord,
ae wwrvtari . to read a aerie of resolutions,
which mi i, ,ith Uiat the original bill seat to
Albany wa drawn up by both Uunocrats
and Kepubtioans. that it was jjun-ly busi
ness, non-partisan measure, deaiguad for the
beuerit of all the people; that this u on-political
cluiractet of the enrerprtse must be
maintained, or congrea will not sanction
tbe se!.-tioii of New York as the site for tbe
fair; tnat the comim-sion named in the
bill is noii-paitiaau. that the committees
now in charge, which have been criticised as
Democratic, -ee to control the project
after tbe iimmieion takes charge, and that
there i uo reas.u tor dragging politics into
the matter in any way The resolutions
were unanimously adapted, and the audi
ence gave tlir cheers.
Warner Miller' Consolation.
Hon Warner Hitler tben made a speech,
saying he bad thou-nt for thirty year, that
he was a kepublican. but bad raldeulr
found that h-- wa. r.-;ar ted by aim I as a Tam
many Leni.i-at. be?au he was m favor of
the World's fair bill. He found consolation
in the tact that bo had been read out of the
party in good compinv that of C. M De
pew, Elitiu Root. C. H Biisa, & V. R.
Cruger. aud others Applause. Mr. Mil.er
went on bU .iep! re tne cry of partisanship
tnat tnvl ir- u raiae-i agaiutt the bill H
further saul that tbe committee on legiala
tton wa- coni(asl of seventeen Republicans
and eight Detn-vrat, and the ub-commtttee
thereof, w i. b drew op tbe bill, mu com
posed of two Kepuhl leans Depew and Root
and one I em-- rat Mr Whitn-v. so that
if tbe tall wa a Tatiunany plot. Depw and
Root were t be traitors Applause.
Th Indl-penaable Cbannrey. ews
Mr. Depew then -p ke. saving that if
Columbua had known what trouble tbi- mat
ter was gomg to cause he never would have
dioeovered America, laughter Mr. De
pew appreciated bis peril ln connne here to
night without r.-ce vtna pemii ion from tbe
new euardiau of th rej-.i ;i.-an party of
New York atate. H.u W E Chandler, of
New Hamp-iure He went on to ear that
every body in St L Mia aud Chicago. Demo
crate. Republicans, Mugwumps, Anarchists
and Socialist, agreed "a this one point of
wanting the fair It was reserved for New
Yorkers to leave Washington and call each
other bad nam- at home.
sin.pl, tni i little.
The feker called off by name aixty-flva
of tbe ivmnus-ioner whom the Albanv tall
named, and ,c!ared that to assert that m
th- a.imini-tiati "i if a grteit trut like the
World' fair. iu th-peoding of the monev of
the people of the city of New York, and in
the manai.-rin.-iit of a capital subernhed by
the ettisene of this town, these gentlemen
would be uutru- to their trust and oi; repu
tations STMeh have stood both here and all
over tbe country and larg-iyali ov. r tba
world, a- attionvrn of tntegrttv and hon
esty was en nub to make a brass monkey
get up on his nind ie, and laugh hi bead
Mr Uepew'a om proail Plaa.
He then said be ba.1 offered a plan by
which it aa-pr vid-d that nothing could be
done kg hM ST rl t', fair commiesion except
by a two-thu-i vote. -Vnat -r Hi-oock bad
agreed to the plan "and" said Detew -I went
borne fee ing tliat I was the new (.olumbu "
Other. Boansver, had treated tb? -om promise
with arrest in-lnrniti it was ns-eivad, salu
tie bv tHt::.-ratir politicians with tbe de
claration that his backbone waa made of
te v c heave jelly; by ind. (s-ndsnt and
mugwump pvilitician with Uie declaration
tnat bia collar had on it the name of hk
owner aaii tbe place where his kennel could
be foun t if be waa loet. t raved or stolen
Republican poliucuuia a-serted that be had
no business as a common taildier in tbe ranks
to be nit- r m-idi nc with tb.a mattcn
which belong exclusive. y to the leaders of
Iir-ad- a fceoop ae Gotham.
Mr Depew dread ' to Iwive the fair go to
tbe western metropolis, because it meant a
tren-endnus scoop on New York. He said:
"Tbe last canvass made of the bouss of rep
resentative, showod that New York had lav
votes; Chii-ago. ; St. Louu. 54; Washing
ton, SS. and doubuul, i Tbe 1SJ rotes of
N-w Vrk are divniei pretty equally among
Republicans and Democrats. The ninety
votes of Chicago are largelT Republican
The v otes from Chicago will stav there aa
long iu a vote is taen, therefore New York,
to win. must boid tbe wboie ot the Repub
lican an,i Democratic strength It now ba
and get bes.d s forty-,-ij;ht more votes, " and
for this rei-ou be said it was impatant that
the tall should not have a partisan repu
tation. Th Goose Altitndinona at Last.
Other speeches of similar import followed.
Finally Mr Joiin F Pmmmer appeared on
tbe pintf rni n 1 announced that if Mr. De
pew's -two third-" proposal or compromise,
was indor-ed by tbe me-ting Mr. Piatt
would agre- to it. The question was put
an-1 the prop-eat heartily indorsed. This
bad tl.e efT ct of hriniug the meeting to a
sudden cloee. with tnree cheers for Thomas
Anti-I air Meetlasj at Oothaas.
New York F b 14 Late yesterday aftir
Boon piasters appeared announcing the oall
tng of an anti-Wtarld's fair meeting, to ba
heal at tb.- CaBBst I'uioa to-night
The M'heelasea la Convention.
Jlt York, Feb. 18 The National as-
bly of tbe L-evue of American Wheel
men began their annual meeting homy be
fore noon yestwday at tbe Grand Union
hotel About sixty members were preaent
when tbe m-etuig waa called to order
Jamea R Dunn, of Ohio, waa elected preai
ient and W M Brewster, of Maavuri.
treasurer Tne next anuual tournament will
be held at Niagara, A tig .4. 3fl and 7.
Alabama Ireu for Plttabar(.
Surrtaxo. Ala.. Feb. Is. The first afaip-
t of iron from Alabama to Prtsburr
at fr'un L r y-sler.lav It consisted
of S.ua) tons and went on barns via the
inesaee ani hio rivers in tow of th
Steamer Percv Kelay. Tbe freurbt charire
m gf.-' per ton much lower than the rail
rate. A contract for "rtajrrr shipment of
1X,0J0 tons has been made
The rami awl Km- at Mew Orleaa
Nxw UKL.i. Feb. is At 8 o'clock
yeeterdar afternoon his Most Gracious Maj
esty Rex disembarkod from the royal fleet
at the bead of Boulevard anal with his gay
return of courtiers, and was greeted with
aa ovale to from bis subject aa be mad
his triumpnal tour to the city ball, where
the mayor delivered to bun the keys of the
Will Quote Rates Only so Chleaajo.
Saw iuu. Feb lb At ecnaciai
ing of tbe lreigbt committee of the Trunk
lines yesterday to take action ta the mat
tar of through rata to She northwest, which
have been uffenng of late by reason of the
ratting of the St. Paul and other roads, it
was decided to withdraw all quotation, to
the northwtsTt. and quote only to Chicago.
Btaaaarek Gettlag Oat of Haraaaa
Baaus. Fob. la It ay stated sami offi
cially that Prince Biamarok m tends to re
sign all the Prussian ministerial offices held
by him, retaining only the chancellorship.
OLD. BUTTRUE GRIT
Ohio Well Rid of One Very Bad
OLD MAS FRENOLE'8 GOOD SHOT.
While Held liowu bi One Run4n He Pnls
a Bullet In the Heart ol the Uther
White (spa In Mars I nun Fatally Shoot
a Woman i onnrrtirul People Punish
a Wife Whipper aaken to a Dive and
Maltreated Criminal Miaeellnny.
Caxerixix, O.. Feb 18. Sunday night
about o'clock came a rap at tbe door of F.
J. Frvngle, an aged farmer, who, with hay
wife, resides a mile east of here. A de
mand to know wbo knocked and what waa
wanted elicited tbe reply that tbey had a dis
patch for Freugte Frengle opened tbe
door, aid luiniediat-ly two men rusned past
him int . the room, and drawing revolver,
commanded the couple to keep silent under
penalty of death.
The Robber Catch a Tartar.
One of tbe men grabbed Frengle. and
when bis w ife started to hi, asacsKsnce - tie
was seised by tbe other and ia U. struggle
which followed both Frengle and his wife
were thrown to the floor. Frengle reached
to hi pocket and got his revolver, but being
prevented from us ins it on tbe man who
held him down, he level-d it upon the one
who held Mrs. Frengle ami shot him through
the heart. Tbe wounded man staggered to
his feet, reeled out of the room but fell dead
a few (tepa from tbe bouse Tba man wbo
held Frengle then released bim, and mad
l i escape.
ASSAULTED AND ROBBED.
Villainous Treataienl of a Frleadlea oirl
In Newark. K. J.
Nrw York. Feb. IS. Early bast evening
policeui u tounda well-dressed young woman
lying on a stoop in Commerce rtr-et, New
ark, apparently drunk, and she was taken to
police lieadquorters in a patrol wagon
T ere it was discovered that she was sick.
The police surgeon fouud that she had either
taken pouvm or bad been drugged. She be
ratne unconscious, but after two hours of
hard work waa revived. She then said she
was atlas Wilhelmina Lest ring, waa JO years
old, and that she had recently arrived from
CarLtadt. O rmauy
Dark Deed la a Dive.
Wben she reached Newark in the after
noon, she said, she had (1 ,U(Xl in money. At
this point in b-r story she again bes-ame un
conscious, and at Ii aVaoafi she waa still in
that stare, A arcti of her person revealed
the fact that the 1.01 was gone. She is
remarkably handso tie It ia believed she
arrive 1 in Newark on tbe Pennsy lvalue road,
was encountered by a sharper, taken to a
itive in tbe vicinity of tbe place where she
was found, assiu.ted. robbsi, drugged, and
then turned out
ANOTHER WHITE CAP INFAMY.
A Woman hot Tfaroiieh the Body aad
Prohsbly ratally Wound-d.
FREDKhiiE M i , Feb 18. A party of
masked men. numbering about thirty, and
posing as White Caps, surrounded the house
of Dennis Uavia. xlorel. at Brook HilL a
small village aix miles from this cit y, at VJSJ
o'clock Sunday night, and calling for Mrs
Rebe-ca Brucbey, a white woman. 40 year,
oid, wbo was mode, tbey accusal her of un
due intimacy with Davis, aud three u-ued to
Aa t nknowa Aassaaln.
She opened t be door a Utile ait, when a
revolt i was exptoied by some ..n in tbe
crowd and tne bullet struck the woman la
tbe left breast k . w tb heart, coming out
under the ruzht arm She was seriously and,
perhaps fatally wounded. None ot the par
ties to tbe shooting has been identified, nor
have the authorities taken any action She
laid all .Sunday night without tbe cars ot a
phraictau. and until yesterday morning,
when llr Halloer. of this city, was um
nioned WELTED A WIFE WHlPPER
A oa... ot Regular, Utve a Brut a Do
ol Hi Own Medietas.
NxwTvW s. I .aan . Feh Is, John Camp
baU, ot this place, b as Sun-lay night flogged
by masked men Caropt:l ha- t- n in the
bauit of bemimg his wifs. an amiabls young
woman, and has ones twen c.jutlued in jail
for thrashing bar Sunday aft-rn -u be
struck ber ou tl.e head with a blunt instru
ment, making a .laugerou calp wound.
Mrs Campbell fl si tu a neighbor - bouse
where her woun.i .t.- drew-si au-i she waa
made comfortabla Late Suuday night four
citisen disgui-asi and masked entered camp
bell's bouse and dragged bim to tbe street
Campbell's mght sbirt was torn oft. and iu a
nude condition be was Lashed to a telegraph
pole. The four men tben whipped him with
raw hides untd ba became unconscious. The
man's bark and limbs were aBeare) witn
welts, lie was carried back to bis Uuiist
and placed iu lei
Recocaised "Dr." Blood
IXivir N ii Fb in. What will doubt
lee prove an important development in the
Sanrtelle murder mystery has been tumished
by Mrs Charles Richmoud. who upon taking
up tbe Boston Sunday paper yeaterday
morning aaw the picture of "Dr." Blood,
who is strongly supposed to have beten im
plicated in the taking off of Hiram Saw telle.
"I know that man." she said. "He caiksd
here a week ag- lo-Uay. It was in the after
noon ; he asked for a room: I told bim I had
one, but when I looked at his face I refused
to give him one. lie had two bundles, one
done in wrapping paper: should say it might
have contained clothes: the other done up in
nearspsper. was about tbe sue of a man's
bead. I sent the man to Mr. Hall's". Later
the picture was ehown to Mr. D O. Hall,
who recognixed it as that of a man who en
gaged rooms of bim Feb 10, but did not
com back to u-e tbern.
T ram pa Csuae a Fatal Disaster.
Wichita, tn . Feb. Is. Tbe engine and
baggage car of the Galveston express
plunged through a bridge over Cbisholm
oraek, six miles south of here, at 8 o'olock
yesterday morning. The passenger coaches
ware left on the brink. Rnadmaater E
Peters, of Newton, was killed: Engineer
Ward and Fireman Smith each had a lag
broken: tbe express mi anger, name not
learned, both arms broken; Miss Cain, of
Cdall, four ribs broken; Joaiah Ericeen, of
Top-n . arm broken; EVaward Whitney, of
St Louis, fractured oollar bone, aad several
other passenger suffered from cut and
bruises. The supports of tbe bridge had
been burned away, supposedly by tramp
...t Into Trouble Over a Poctofhew.
A ...si Oa, Feb. IB Testerday morn
ing at 4 o'clock United State Deputy Mar
shal Corbett, of Maeoo, and Ave deputy
marshal appeared at Sharon, Oa., and ar
rested during the day seventeen prominent
atiasns of tbe town and county, charged
with conspiracy and intimidation against
E. L Duckworth, the newir aptnuited post
master at Sharon. The entire party arrived
bar laat nurht and will have a haartnn be
fore the United States com maslonar.
Show Id Ba a Uell for Such Men.
Harris; as, Minn., Feb. ia Mm Mary
Dietaen was shot dead Sunday evasdna by
Loaai Sommera. The voung lady had re
fused to marry Sommera She was walking
up the street wben shs met Sommers, who,
without saying a word, shot bar tares times.
the bullet passing through her back in the
region of the heart. She expired almost in
Will F-TobaMv Ba a Hanging About It.
diAai.rivroa, 8. C. , Feb lh Last night
Napoison Laval called at the store of B.
Feldemann A Co.. and asked to aee hi wife,
who had been separated from him some
tuna Wben the woman app-ared Laval
shot ber and tben shot FeJdernan . Botn of
the victim are thouebt to be fatally wound
ed. On beine arrested Laval saul tost ia
waa only a family affair, and that there waa
nothing more to be said a bo ut it.
It la Alwaye the Isnooent Spectator.
Feb, lh At Treskow.
Carbon oounty, Sunday, a mob of Hungar
ians and Poise, triad to. demoliah an Itaiiaa
Latest Styles and the most
B O jH: Zi I IT O- 33 33 9
ct Curtain Stretchers
cur or eoumarsajw.
Will Save yon Money, Time and Lj'ct.
Evrar llocsaKExraa Saoi i.u il.vvs Unb.
uv Imly iiu operate litem.
For Sale By
TBLRPHOVl w0. 10M
C ARSE 3t CO
Ladies' $2 00 Kid Button Shoe called the
"Its the best Shoe for the money in tike city,
1622 SECOnSTID AVENUE,
boar-11114 suauiy .ues auU n .-otvtra
were usesi by the atta. kin party, m l every
win,iw in the bouse , aluntere-i John
Basko apperod at tbe disir of th- sbanty
aud rJrea aeveral allots into the crowJL J..bn
Paul, an 11 ,i-,;!..r. was fatally
wouiitled. basko was aris--.-l
llastarilli U ork iu Iowa
Kuurisai ho la. Keb is William i'ui
len and Joe St el I nere arresttal yesterlay
charevl with entarui the bouse of a widow
nsiueii il.aire at-iiii nVloc .-vitunlav
mBbt an t as-siultiug her. after wb.-b tby
compe.led ber t it U. f..r tbe rest of tbe
niht in a o uj room.wiule tbev .,-rupisi ber
bed. They both waived es iuuuntion. and
w,re bekl to bmbU the Betaoaei tne fraud
Trying th lliii arn .lur Kril.ers
Csucaoo, Kab. in A jury ta try tbe
Indict! jury bnbers. U'liouuell and hlava
oauaTb. waa secured in Judge H'atei uiau
court yest-rday afternoon Asaiataiit Stats
Attorney Nes'y made the op-uui address
for the state, aud tbe taking of m ideurs waa
Taer Were Hurglsra al the Party.
Nh Havv Conn . Feb. lb. While a
party was iu progress last evening at th..
b.u of Mrs B E. Benedict. No 11 Howe
a treat, burglars fot into the eersnd-toxy
and stole $7.o worth of diauion.!.
Found Dead In n Culver!
Saw Yohk. Ksb ft Tabnua filiBipwB,
tb. Kordham heights hotel tsr. wa, tv aal
dead in a CSdsesI ou the New Y..rk uid
Northern railroad track Sunday atteruoou
He was at th--Outient ur races ,n Satur
day Hi fi lends believe that riet'sik a traiu
for b..tiie. a aa carriid be ond bin station,
and was wa king back si. nit th.- track and
fell luto the . Uiv-rt Mr TssaaayJBOB i-avea
a young daughter ai.d au e-taie of atjUl
rTacaas, Fe .. 17.
Board of trade quotation- to- la r&uare-t s
follow: WlkSBt Ko. - Febma ..in
:lued T4s ; .Vr, open, -1 n,.i lose,i
rTisc; July, opened and clo.si
. .o(d ?ru, :
I Febru r,
iK To: May.
No. FeS.ruar.. opem-d Ta.
May. opened sdc. clje.l
C, closed !tc Ost- Ma
opened and cl.wed Wc; May.
closed ile; July, opened t
Pork February, opened and
March, opened rtosod
opened Ss.ttj. i losed B-BTya.
ary. open sud closed $,- "TV,
Live stock - The followtn were the niota
ttonsat the 1'niou stork yards H.yta M irket
u(eiied fairly aeStvnL with (irlcse about Oc
lower: lbjht aradea, eisi 'l K ruiurh pack
Inn, aariilai; mixed lots. ti.mw itK heavy
pecking and shipping lots. l lafjl W Cattle
Dull, beevee, weaker, $ ,.m i bulk. fHmj
t(A90 ows, $1.J t-i-OO stockers and feed
ers, i0 .150; rorn-fei Tex ana. tfiBj aj
ah.ep C..rn-fed ws rrna. J6.H) o Si natives,
3.9l' i5.SU lamtM, i":!.").
ITouucc: Butter- Faney Elt-in. vfi. ?:
flne creameries, 21 rV; itkines. fliiest. fresh,
sa-.i: pa- k n.- - k i ". Fic- Strictly
fresh. lAill'." p.-r .lot.; ice hou- -pa .To
Dresaed asnlliy Chi. ken- BaWa pr lb.:
turkey. US i. per Ih; dacka, - lI p r lb
eese. lr . b. Potatoe- iVeriex. 3114-ljc
per bu : Beaut oi llebnu.. i,i.vx- per bu.;
rhirbank- Ivyli- er bu. Illirmi-, sweet 110
latoee, g.a.l to f,nr, Ji.T"a -. Apple- -wVaai
to taac ;.-.ti,;i per M1. C ran her
nee Wiscnusiu bell and cherries, fauii ter
N'e York. Feb. 17
Wheat - No. I rel wu,;. r. -.V - cash: d.;
tpnl. -Ha, . .Jo Ma. c: do June, ata
n t aalxai, t rii.
lo May, SSfin do June. C''c. Mlfi -Quiet
Mo. S mixed rasa :.. Mar h, ;7Sc An
April. 27V4r; do Ma . 38V Hve Dull llar-e-Nominal
h.tk Dull .... -. i.-:.v -.11 ...
or Dew lnl Viiet. M..r 1. f. 18; April,
liS: Ma. H3i
Liiento k . a'tle.-f.l,,e bJ .no: .-..mniax.
. a e ,0-, per k 1 - ,.r.iin rvn-i
; '.1. ... he-p
f .: k! StOsA. ih.-
O.T.J. Ho,.- ;t. .
Hay rpland prairie. f7 SO.
Hay nanrtay 8 dtSe M
Hay-Wild. S3 0)CkH Qj.
xx t Hon n
Core WooetS ft e $4 0.
be aold tu
compawxJnn wita ih multitude of low tet, abort
w.lght altun er pr ehospoat powdr . Soldon'y
BoTsi Baarsa Powdih Co., 1M W
St., K. T.
I NEW GOODS I
attractive prices combined make
ft ft P P
dt o o
ft BP P E
8 KP P H
BRBftg PPP U
Aft R P
iUll Fourth Avenue, Dealer in
Confectionery, Cigars and Toys,
Doll Buifgies, Boye' Eipress Wasjons, Base Balls and Beta, Rubber Balls, etc
Also s fail I la of
SCHOOL BOOKS AND SCHOOL SUPPLIES
Wrltirsr Paper. Tabl.t. Ink. S!a-ea, Lsad and Slats Pncll. gt
STOVES AND RANGES
IMPERIAL ALADDIN RANGE for Soft Coal
ALADDIN VENTILATOR fur Hard Coal
The latest design of the long series of ALADDIN S'oyea This is beauiifm in
its ornamentation, novel in many of iu features-is boond to be . Be
sure ana examine this stove IVflli Larn flat tWrrA nAI. aw.
buy no other. "ler eIn rou
I have of courae a supply of the oelebrated ROUND OAKS This baa
'17" 'r th." V "Kb'in5 c;P,ed - " de ov tinscrupurrms psrt
1 VZ ""-buy the Round Oak -made by P D Beckwith. I am hT
agent for abov, poods ae weil M other desirable goods. Hardware etc
JOHN T. NOFTSKER.
Cor. Third avenue and Twentieth St., Rock Island
Oar esrablishment is getting too small for our rapidly
KrowiribT business and we have decided to
give up our
to gain room, and will commence on Wednesday. Nov
20th to sell out our entire stock of
BLANKETS and LAPROBES
at and tvlow cost. This is not a sham sale but a bona
ride Bale, as we will not carry any more Blai.k
ets in the future. For particulars
see local page.
The Pioneer Clothier, Hatter and Gent's Furnisher,
115 and 117 West Second 8t, DAVENPORT. IA.
A. J. SMITH & SON,
' WOOD MANTELS,
TILES and GRATES.
A. J. SMITH & SON,
ia5 tad 1.7 Wert Third Street, 0pp. Maaonic Temple, DAVSNP0RT
trade a great success at the
1623 Second Avenue.