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THE DAILY ARGUS
-OMW W MTTM.
WsniMDAt, Fkbrcart 19. 1890
rrejoT.ily ulMcrtbn talss I Mir psper for
e"tas eass or other, ami on f A.tg to ths office
nl It ror. To o-Tit th' dtta-uitT tnun-ro-nis
tia heo m ids to lv. e.trm copies of
Vi !i T Aaerssacti eemlng at Thoou' drag
tore, where drifter who fall to recslae their
wt: r can enre a co .
Maawfraetarer. aa the Verity.
A Washington ffispatrh states that Mr.
M . Kioley and aome of the other mem
ber! of ibe ways and means committee,
are preparing to revise the tariff by in
rreasinu the duties on unpollahed cylin
der, crown and common window glass.
Fr 1. It. t. and 2fc a pound It is
prnprMM-d to suhstltnte 9 2T and Sc.
While the committee i laid to be thus
busted the Ure glass manufacturer
hatre formed a comMnation, and voted to
put up prce 90 per cent. They bare
also formed an alliance with the larger
importers so that there shall be no cutting
of prices in that quarter and that the;
may get the full benefit of every cent of
the tariff protection. The? are also
arranging to freete out the small mana
larturers of Ohio, who have been doing
a lively buslnes owing to their supply of
natural gas. Th y do this by combining
with jobbers throughout the country and
holding out to them such inducements as
shall stop their handling the goods of the
When confronted by a conspiracy like
this the committee on ways and mean
can find a more profitable use for Its time
than in playing into the hands of these
monopolists and helping them to shove
up the price of sn article of general use
It it from the manufacturers alone that
this demand for more protection ha
come. The people hve not clamored
for it. The men in the glass worka do
not ask for it. for year before last tbev
voted for Cleveland and for the Mill
bill, which slightly redaced the duties on
When the republican party in 188
asked the people to put it in power that
there might be an intelligent and friendly
revision of the tariff by those who fa
vored the protective theory, and not th
sweeping cut which wou!d be made by
the democrats who were opposed to that
theory, the farmers especially believed
what that party aald and gave it what it
asked for. Will tbey think that promise
a honeatly kept tl they see Mr. McKinley
and hla associates increasing a tariff
which now runs from 60 to 144 per cent
for the benefit of a syndicate which ia re
acting to unlawful methods to control
the buslneaa and levy exorbitant tares on
the entire cornmunttT Cnicae i Tnhuns
The brother of President H rria,-n'
private secretary. Mr A. J. Hal ford, hss
wnwen ror tne narcn number of the
Philadelphia Lndn' Hn Jovrn-il an
article on "Mrs. Harrison's Daily Life at
the White House." prepared with the con
sent and aaitancf i f Mrs Harrison. A
new portrait of the lady of the White
bouse, specially taken for this article
and a view of the up stairs family rooms
of toe eiecutive mansion, are among the
illustrations which will accompany Mr
Halford'- first magazine eff .rt.
The inter, sting fact is announced by
weears Charles Scnbner s son that they
have acquired from Mr. Henry M Stan
ley all the American right for his peron
al narrative of the expedition for the re
lief of Em n Paha. Pri.-r to the annear
snre of the complex nnrk. Seribntr'i
Mngaunt will publish an article upon bis
laai journey ny Mr. Stanley It will b
illua'rated and Is certain to be as Impor
tant a contribution as any that has ever
appeared in an American magazine
K-lward Bellamy, the author of Look
ing Backward." will contrtote to the
U a. rh an ataa
alarm numnrr or the .mn American
Retitu, a reply to Qeneral Francis A.
Walker a criticism of bit theories in the
Fi-br .ary Atlantic
ount An ira-y. the Austrian statesman,
)Kd Tuea lay worn.nf at i'axth
Chief M irii. of the-Chicago police force.
sees tnat L 'fftV-ers bar., arrested at Littla
stock. rk th" man vim i auppoawl to
have ciriv. n Ir i.'r .nin to hu.da.rhat thai
Carlson oottaire the night of May 4.
President Harrison ha ireu -1 s nrnelama-
on ord nil.- tu cattle owners to vacate the
Ch rotfv strip by o ft 1 lseVi
R. E. Smith. arnt st Natcbsa. Mtsa.
of saw Oariasi bankin- company of New
York, has .ieosmpsd with $4o,(nj mt the company'-
i. mn. y
A makt miacrwant thrsw vitriol in the
face of Hi Emma Fi-cbor. at trie. Pa
Monday eveti.nj, and then sv.p d alias
fw. t r -enoiiaJy but not fataiiy buri.
A young man came 1 Booth, IV years old.
waylaid sim tniirdr-l Rev Mike Wl.taman,
w r Ornp'on. RTy . last week, beoauss
Whlsm.m bud punished him when a boy at a
acbo": whu-h Vf human teaching.
Twenty o rvressmeo will talk for t'h rago
when the debate m locating tuc- vv.ri.i'fau
cornea up in tb Ij' um
Gen. Warner addresaee) a Urge otass mee
inrr at New York ueedar mbt in favor of
free coinage of silver.
The lMtnocTstic editors of Xabraska mat
at Lincoln, Neb.. Tuesday and aylopted
revolution s ratbiain2 with f. Farmers'
aliiaiioe iii tt tikrn .ib the iua oum
peine H k -tat! st Cteva)anl. U .th.it h rault
where l..rf)..,r- 1. xly te supposed to. have
beei hytzsj few ,,n,. yau-s i and hi- len
ssnpty, the rly hat mt bawn rentovsd mod
bidden i v tbe a itioriti-
len Bun-r had a surgical "p -ration pee
furined on ..it. of htatysaaM L li. Mam.
Tuesday It wan not of a serious nature
The (foveru'ir Orava. the crack I'ubuque
salutary cumpauy. gave a tnilmnt ball at
that place Tueaxtay night, together with a
reception to Uovemor Boasa. s
The W isoonsiu press aeaoi'iat ion Is in sae
on at Jan.-sviiia with at. .i.t grty nasawwaM
Henry Watterauw. of The Louiavtlle O.ur-ier-J'.urnaJ,
ledurel on "M..nev and Mor
ala" at Milwaukee, Tuesday night under the
auspices of the Gran I Avenu - Omregsy
tional ehurch He dr-w a iarke iu lien e
The attorneij' g.-n-ri ..f Indian-i has given
an opinion de:lar.ng the aiht-bour law
passed hy ih,. last legislature cuu-ntutlotial
Matthew Laner. of C'hioatro. was to have
marria-i Hie. Lena Bom Tuewiay night, but
alter the iru U bad assembled and ev.-ry-timig
was ready for the tying of the knot, it
was found that the swain was misaing A
towg sea'cb failed to discover hia wherea
bouts, and it is suppoN"! that the response
btlitie of matrimony were too much far
him. anal he Bed.
'"""m Rail fletter Glee Tp.
HEW YOBK. Feb ht The Post say ed
itorially that If the World's fair bill la
passed Be drawn op. giving th- commission
Pwv o eond-mn real estate, the matter
will he taken to the roarte, and the litigation
will probahlT laat until after ! It aays
eminent counsel have already tman enraged
by oartaiu property .holders f.w tb purposa
A a ta-stalsMaaa AaaaalSeat.
JaantsTosrv. N f . rBb IV -Ex-Coa
frreasman W. L Weaeiou was savagely as
saulted on the street yesterday afternoon by
Frank Griffith, a former client, who rial mad
that Mr. Neaaion had oW him out in a law
awil Mr Haasiotia was hadlr rut on the
with a loaded causa Griffith was ar-
What's the mttier, aonoyf" "The
tnatterf Why. I don't have no time to
play at all just because Ma's got a
medicine wbatll cure our colds in a min
la), every old woman in our square wants
me to run round to the drug store and
gat her some " ' What's the medicine,
sonny T" "Why. Dr Bull a Cough Syrup,
of course "
CAPITAL IN PEKIL
Objections to Wanamaker's Tel
UNCLE 8AM TOO BIG A COMPETITOR
la SI(Kt to Imperil Million of Capital
laveated b ttlen Antagonised The
. j. i-h E'tratlltloa Treaty Ratified
A Heavy Rill for Pensloaa the VToasaa
SnlTraa! la Connell Proeeeiliwa la
Congre Rough on a Couple or West
Wasrixoto! Cttt, F.-K 10 P.tmater
G -nersl Wane naker and Prsnident A B.
Chandler, of the Postal Telegraph company,
were in i en-orated by the members of the
house committee on postonVes and post
road y.wt rdsv on the aubject of establish
ing a lim'ted (v.t and telegraph -ervu-a.
Wanamaker onntinaed the statement begun
bv him before the committee laet week. He
said thst th.- nivil service would control the
new estahlhthiuent and racommen led that
aune penalty le provided to prevaajr the use
of the wir for political purp.-. b taxr
and employes of the government and otbera
In answer to questions by memben. of the
awmmittee he said he thought the aoheine
would worU to the benefit of the telegraph
companies kw trivlng them additional work,
but ibe ..-mpeiii.e liffsred with bun.
No niuhine In Telegraph.
Mr. i handler outlined the purpose of the
Poatal telegraph system. The relatione be
tween the e-dorn Union end his oompaoy.
he state.1, ware mutually protective, but
there were no coutract relations ltween
ae tw. ..r. nit it ion that n.i have any
effect on the .-ousideraMon of th. quenonat
Uxue The only tgrcement Iwtwoen the two
BawMhRhVa pr.vi.la.l that a regniar w-he-lule
of rate betwiasu given point' should be
maintained His company would be in a
position to make a contract were the bill
pa-sad. r gardleta of any contract with the
Western 1'n on company
Wanamaker' Tariff Too Low.
Chandler admitted that if the postal tele
graph achenie became a slow televraphic
a TV ice, a intended by Mr Wanamaker, it
mi lit develop a new character oi buMnaas.
Hi company could not do tbe work contem
plated within i he maximum rates fixed by
the p. at ina-ter general' bill. The furnish
ing by the government of operator, inctru
menu, and offlcoa would reduce tbe exjiense
to the coinpanv. but he was not certain that
this woul I allow the business to be done on a
A Vfueallon of Government Right.
Bis comi4iiiv thinks that tbe government
has no lM to establish a service that
might rut a a company with t?.0U0,000 or
fi.isr0.(3li inveated. Wanamaker at this
point said he thought there was no greater
harm m the goemment. for the benefit of
tbe people, est blaming a business than to
have a dor.-n other people do the same.
Doe-n t Want l.oternment Competition.
Chandler said that be and his company
wer vorv much in sympathy with the poat
maater general in bis desire to serve the pub
lic interest, but not to the same extent, be
cause the postmaster general was a public
officer, and he was not Flat company
wanted to tsvor the interests of tbe govern
ment in every proper way. but it .lid not
want to a government telegraph aatab
Itebed that !! I destroy t" M0,01of ).
UUP w 1. 1, in. p-eitai companv had invested
in their PR p rt . and make it vaiuelem He
did not think the government had a right to
do th-it and if it bad that right, be thought
ll would he unjust and very unrwa-nHtia.
MRS. STANTON'S PHEO'CTiqhl.
Women To Re Voting In Every state
V Ithla Tea Years.
WisH;..T. . ittt, Feb 18 The twonty-
ascond annual convention of the National
Amen. -an t oman's Suffrage association
opened at Lincoln bail yeeterday Mrs
Kiiaabetb Oady Stanton, tbe president. called
tbe otmvuntion to order, and gave a long ami
interesting sketeb of the woman suffrage
movement, in which she predicted that witb-
ui un jaar women wouia ne vrtin; in
every state la tbe Union. Mrs Stanton,
at the conolusion of her address introduced
bar daughter, Mra. Blatch. ah- gave an so
eount of the woman waBrni- .i. . nn -nt in
England William Dudley F mike of Ind
ana. follow, d in a long add raw on crimes
against the suffrage generally, and earn cat
end forcibly pleading for suffrage to oomh
aTat Htoay urosss la Conneettrnt.
At the eve lng seasion Mis Suan B.
Anthony presided. The ball was well filled
with - pec t a tor, mainly of the weaker sex.
Mra Isabella Bencher Hooker made a speech
and told of the difBculUea experienced in
pushing the cause Ui Connecticut. hr native
state. Mrs Mary Seymour aasaM, of Al
bany. N Y , an.) Mra Laura A Chant, of
England, also made apeechea The con vac
tlon then auj . irned for tbe day
THE CONGRESSIONAL RECORD
Itearly 100.000.000 Asked for Penaloa
RrltUh F.xlredltloa Treaty Katlttcd.
Wtmmamtmm tTrr, Fab. iU The senate
went int.. executive aeaaion directly after
i rn tug busmeaa yesterday When the doors
reopened Blair continued bis speech on the
educational bill stating that be would oc
cupy two more afternoon Another secret
session was then held, after which tbe senate
adjourned Among tbe bills introlnced and
favoral.lv r ported ware the following: Pro
wling I. r the admintion of Idaho as a stale .
appropriating Sou.iMj to remove certain
oImiI ructions In tbe Detr .it River
Late St Clair, foot of Lake Huron.
and St Mary' river; to amend the inter
state commerce act so as to prohibit the
shipment into prohibition states or terri
tories of intoxicant and providing penal
tiea The secret Meaalou ratified tbe British
The boine- appointed March IS for eulogies
on the late William D Kelley The pension
appropriation bill. aggregatn.g M 4Vf7.fll,
was favorably reported In
-s .mwjttaa of
the whole the bill to appo'nt an ajeustaut
secretary of war was debated without ac
tion, as was the Oklahoma government bill.
Tbe bouse then adjourned.
tart I lng staasor at the Capital
WaasilKUToa Crrv, Feb. 1U There was
exr iteiueiit and wbi-uaring among certain
people In Washington last night, due to a
rumor that Ernunie Tbibault, alias Mus
Loufse Barrett, companion of C. E. Hilcott,
late cashier to tbe sergeant -at-arm. either is
on her way to W ashington or baa actually
arrived here upon an important mm loci
Lat uitrht tbe police ware searching fur her,
but thev bad not got on her track. A more
Important do. larsUoa was that she wo.nd
aoon he followed by Blicott, who intended
to surrender himself
Ihe New Extradition Treaty.
WasRiHoTON ClTT. Feb. llf Ibe Britiah
Anaatacan extradition traaty which the
stuW rati (tad yesterday makes spplirabla to
the article of the extradition treaty con
sluded between the United States and Great
Britain on Aug 9. IMS. providing for tbe
extradition of persons charged Ith specified
rime, tbe additional crimes of man
slaughter, counterfeiting or altering money
and bringing it Into circulation, etnta-ssle-ment.
laroeny. receiving stolen property,
etc. i fraad of all kinds perjury, raps and
abduction harglary. piracy by the law of
nation revolt or conspiracy to revolt on
the high seas, and crimes against the laws
of both (smatnee concerning siavarv Politi
cal criminals are exempted from the pro
rations of the traaty.
Rather Rough am Theaa aa It la.
Wasmisotos Cttt. Feb. It. The prasa-d-'ut
yesterday commuted tbe sentences of
military cadets Edmund L. Butts and James
L Andrews, swntaooad by court martial to
dismissal from the West Point military
academy Theaa cadets were charged with
smuggling whisky into their quarters. The
president mitigates the sentence to the cadets
walking one lour of extra duty every Satur
day untd May 1; confinement to cadet lim
its; prohibiting them from graduating with
their class, and when they do graduate, to ha
placed at tbe foot of their
THE ROOK ISLAND AKGUS, WEDXESDAY, FERBUARY 10, 1890.
Dlvned the Saunders Mi
Ws.ai.tN.il ! Cttt, Feb. 19.-4
met meeti.ig vaster 'lay the renor..
Mi sell on the killing in Florida
Marshal Saunders was read by
General Miller, and the subject
l the gov-
sraily discussed hatever actio
srnment m iv taks in ths matter
tirely separate and distinct from
by the officials of the state of F.or
vill I. en -.nv
.ill will bs
Th. Wladom Mtver Ril
Washixqtox Cttt, Feb. 10
pert are that the Windom silver
shelved by the senate committee,
its basic principle is concerned
vision which enables the treasury
tain the dollar always at 100 cents
issues of certificates tor bullion, tt
be convertible only into kagal ten.
instead of bullion, will be adopted
so far aa
e latter to
A Plaee for fans, the Tin ter.
Whisoto!i ClTT. Feb. ID H nry Fans,
th" tinner, of Aberdeen. Miss , lame, has
been retninniended for apjHMntnvm as special
i"nt of the census di.v to col lee statiati s
of recorded indebtedness.
SOUTH DAKOTA DESTITUTION.
Land ttharaa and Others Hldins; the Parts
of the Mai far.
Bi rrsi.o. n Y., Feb htc The Ossxrlat
publishe au extract from a pnvtte letter
written by a farmer in Edmuiel- county,
South Dakota, to a friend in 'hi ret, iu
cloaing a circular appeal sent o it by the
central relief committee calling at tention to
the .ii.tr -a- of South Djkotaa fanners, and
asking for help. Tbe letter saya "Despite
the fact stated in the circular, an I I know
them to be true, all the influence t nd power
of wealth are employed to hide tl.oee facta
from the knowledge of the stttee gen
erally. The rea- .n for the ad .p: ion of
this course by the bankers, lank sLarks. and
others of that ilk of South Dakot is that
they tsar that if ihe true state of the farm
ers is known the oonsequences wi 1 be dis
astrous to t hem These men I ave even
gone to the extent of sending emi.saries in
advance of our representative w io are ap
pealing for aid for us, denouncing them a
impost er collecting on their own account.
Carloads of feed have Umi detaine 1 in m mv
depots owing to their repreaentat on, and
we are deprived of the food, clothes and
fnal we are so much in need of "
Tbe letter also savs that Governor Mel
lette did not exaggerate when be saM that
thousands were on the verge of stai vation in
Miner county alone an I that ninet n conn
ties were sa lly in need of aid, and that
South Dakota could uot possibly r .lieve her
Oen. Ala-ar al Raltlinort.
Bai.tiiiork. Md . Fetx 18 The t nnual re
union of the department of Mary la id of the
GAR. was bgun here yesterday. The
feature of the occasion was the pn -ence of
tbe comnian.ier ui-chief. Gen. K sV Alger.
At tbe session in the afternoon Oei Alger
made au address, which wa in line with the
onedeliverel at Washington Mud..v night.
He said the Q A K peuion ssaRsl ,tte lial
conclude 1 to urge tbe dependent ision bill
as tbe be-t mea-ure that xuld be ia-s by
this ongress He thought it beat that t be
G. A. R do not pre tlie service b II at thi-
time. Its passage would be insisto ; on at a
A GHASTLY PRACTICAL JCKE,
Purport inK To Be a Maasmge from the 111
raled Steamship Erin.
Nrw York. Feb 10 What purports to
be new from the ill fated Nati mal line
itemmshlp Erin has been received bottle
sorrtaining a message, ostensibly f -ota the
Erin, was picked up at the foot of East
Thirty -seventh street vest rday J sine T.
Dowd of the Baltimore and Ohio eilroed.
brought the message to Capt Ryai of ths
Twenty-first precmot. yesterday af -.ernoon.
The letter la as follosrs
"Steamship Enn burning 9 15 p. n . Jan.
1 fifty miles east of Barbadoee islat d "
JIT DtM tnnx So n.-ar vou, so full of
hope of folding you in ray arms aatb Is
coming near me Steamship on h u I left
New York is burning I write this bv the
Ught of our funeral pyre Two of c jr boat
tost The .leeks BTS full of cattle Captain
and two of crew tossed overboard by mad
an una la
In sn hour ws may all bs In tbe b .ttom of
ths .K?een We are lost May boa en huv
mercy on us The fir lvnd co. trol I
am goink' to send this sealed m a hot .a, hop
inland pravmg some one may lad i May
God help and savs us. as we cannot I elp our
sslvea You, who may tin J this wan from a
drowning man, I implore you by all you
hold to be sacred use utmost deeuei' . m for
warding it to "J. "
On tbe other side of tbe sheet was 'rittau:
"My wife. Julia, God he p her "
Tbe police think that the letter la t is work
of some practical joker
Proves To He a Hoaa.
The note in a bottle picked up ye-ferday.
purporting to have lawn written aUerd the
burning steamship Erin, off the Bai undoes,
Jsn S, is s ho x Tbe Erin was la-t seen
Dec. 81, off Sable island, 1, O0U mi.de from
THE MISSOURI CRUSADER i.
A Constable Ha to Take What lie Caa
fatal at 8plrkardvllle.
Br Josxph, Mo., Feb IV Constab e Frau
ds, of Trenton, went to Spickardsn la yea
tenier with a warrant for the arrest of the
thirteen cm safer who demolished tbe saloon
there last Friday night. The pe-.p- were
warned of bis coming, sod the train
upon which bs wa a passen.ir wa
met at tbe station by luti men.
When tbe constable alighted he as in
formed that be would not be allowed to
serve any of the warrants, but, if be greed.
tbe ladkxi would meet at a designate place
and bear tbe warrant read, and woul 1 then
give any amount of bail for their ppear-
ance: but the men said they would no allow
any of the women to be taken out of t wu.
Hart to i om promise With Th n.
Tbe ' aTioer had to agree to the prop osition
and tbe w ona-u at once assembled in a proui
inert bus neas house and, surrounced by
their huslaxnds and others of the mal- (adu
lation of tbe town, listened to tbe reatmg of
the warrant. Then tbe constable dre a up a
temporary bond, which almost tbe entire
male portion of the town signed Tbe
women are to appear at Trenton on Friday
for a preliminary hearing. A sp -cia train
will be run on that day between the two
plat es There is some expectation t uit the
prosecutor will withdraw his charges Mt?y
is being suhaxrribsd in both town for L. de
fense of the women.
DEMISE Y DOES UP M'CARTi-Y.
The Nonpareil In a Lively fight of Urn
Has Francisco. Feb 19 Over . . en
thusiastic Npectator assembled at ih gym
nasium of tbe California Athletic clu o last
night to witness the battle of the ndddle
wwgtsts. Jack Dempssy and Billy MoC trtfay.
Ths sporting community had looked fo -ward
to this coo test with great interest f r the
past two months, and as the time f. r ths
event approached other pugilistic occu en caa
in tbe city were overshadowed Damp y was
in splendid condition, and weighed U7
pounds, while McCarthy weighed 151
The man want to work at V-.SU p. m
From the first round to the twenty third,
McCarthy, though evidently not a natch
fur Jack, kept up to his work wsll, g fttiug
in aome good blow a quick turn, t the
same time rapping Jack on the noso, br ing a
feat that he was cheered for. When bs tried
it again, however, although he "got t lere,"
Jack wa on deck and countered nice y on
his chin After ths twenty -third roun 1 Mc
Carthy began to show signs of distrsei and
in ths twenty-eighth he went down for good
OladsUnse and the fight -Hour Man.
LoxDOK, Feb. 1 Gladstooe was a sited
upon by a deputation of miners yest rdey
and Ustansd with close attention to tt e ad
dress of thou- spokesman. In reply t said
that tbey must first consider the qui -t ion
whether workingmen were not wiili ig to
work more than eight hours, after which
they should ask themselves seriously whether
miners were entitled to separate aad e toep
tlonal treatment He was unable, he said,
to givs any pledgss and must be left sn' irely
free to act according to his judgment
Belligerent Solons in the Ohio
WAiKE G0INCt8 ON EN THE HOUSE
The New Districts and Their EtTert on
Polities ! Klnley Llkelv to Loae His
Seat Nesi Time Rev. Joseph ConK'i
Comments on Editor Grady' Rton
Speech The Mormons at Salt Lake Save
a Couple of Councllmen Pennsylvania
COLURBi-s. O , Feb. 19 The Democratic
member of the legislature have at last
united upon a cougressional redistrictiug
scheme. It give tbe Democrat fifteen dis
trictii, the estunsT-si being I wise I on tbe vote
of ISM, lee; and l8 The Cleveland Demo
cratic district lakes in all the oity ex -ept the
Eighteenth. Nineteenth, Twentieth, Twenty
first aud Twenty seventh wards and is
elsini si to have 1.100 Democratic majority
The house of representative last evening,
by a strict party vote ol !W to ,M, un.-wtel
Hon William A Blair Republican, of
Adam county, and gave the plare so Hon.
R H W I' t-isou. Democrat
The " Ripper M Rill Raise a Row.
There were excit.ug and disgrac 'lul scenes
in the house of i epreaeiilative last evening
when the l. nv. rat, attempted to oass some
of the ripper'' bills, as they are called. The
Republicans attempted dilatory tactics, and
Speak r Hvsell at ieiiKth refused to recog
nize the R. publican members Tbey Us-ame
furious, and both Democrats aud Repub
licans were sxmh on their feet, and mauy
s t tbe spenker'- desk shaking their fist
at bim. wtSsR stss sp-aker ordere-i them to
their seats, and threatened to call the ser-geant-at-arms
to compel them to do so, sev
eral Republicans dare.1 him to do it.
One statesman Fla-htiiig Had.
Ropresentative 1 rover ahoutei out that he
could "lick any two Republicans." and tor a
time it seeniel as if the session would break
up in disorder The bill passed The mem
bers quiet! downaomewhat. Representa
tive Mounott went over to the Republican
side of the bouse tin mediately after to ex
plain some of his remarks to Representative
Hud-on. wh -n the latter shouted to him to
get off she R pul.licau side of the house or
he would throw him out. The greatest dis
order prevailed until adjournment, and it is
expected to be rstysrwad when other Tip3r
Ullll Come lip
The teellng at Washington City.
A deepati-h from Washington City savs
the rediainctitig bill ha- stirred up much
reeling on tbe Republican side of the house.
and will undoubtedly serve to stimulate the
advooat.e of the Wickhsm snti-gerry
mandering bill to push it through at an early
late Naturally the retirement of Major
tSsOaUtMSy, the chairman of the ways and
means committee ami the lender of the ma
jority on the fl.s.r, excite much comment
The major owu a farm in ddumbutna
i-ountv. which i also the residence of Repre
sentative .1. D Taylor, who has announced
that he mien i- to run lu that district, which
is still Republican.
McKinley tor (invernor and
If Maj hi -iley should change hi residence
to Columbiana county and decide to tax Mine
a candidate in the nw district Taylor could
not help it, and would not saorifW himelf
for M. Kit ay In the event of McKinley'
failure to secure s seat in the next congress
it is the in. predion that the Republicans of
Ohm will make him their standard -bearer in
the gut senatorial fight of 1891. and if suc
cessful tbelra-ndsof the "bule Napoleon"
believe it ssnul.i n-sure him the presidential
nomination in UTH
REV JOSEPH COOK ON QRADY.
e li - ihe Ed. tor's Speech at Boston
Was an Insult.
Bo.t..n. Fet. Ik) - During bis lecture M on
day nignt at Iretnont Temple Rev Joseph
Qksak made the to dowing comment on tbe
speech of Editor Orsdy. at Boston, just be
fore hi ieath -1 thmk Boston ought not to
cheer treason Mr Grady was a man of
ganius. and be ia now in his grave but his
priucip sre not in their grave, and t here
fore I tak" tbe .re. aaion to say that since a
southern senator threatened to oall tbe roll
of bis s!av. ou Bunker Hili nothing has been
said much more atrociously insulting ti
norther . -eiitiment iliau the affirmation of
the aWstsara orator before his Boston sudi
ence ttu.t even if th nation ware to put forth
its who military power the south would yet
trsmple ou the nr.l laragrapbs of tbe
constitution That is calling the roll of
slaves on the height of the political constitu
tion itself, and thesiaves are those who cheer
such political setunenta. "
The Inwa llea.l-L.x'a ahahlng.
Dxs Mot ms Feb iv The Democrats in
the boue v.t. rdsy made a proposition that
the question "Who shall have tbe speekerf
be decided bv lot This the Republicans a
second time rejected After tail lota for
speaker, and caucus . the bouse adjourned
The Republican caucus then met again, and
a proposition a- adopt! which .rives the
Democrats the speaker, tne Republicans tbe
speaker protein, the ul"f clerk, and more
than halt -t the other ..flic, rs with tbe first
choice of '-oii.iuittees and privilege to select
five, the D niocrats to select one next, and
then committees to be selected e'.temafely
The Denes-rats will probably accept this to
A i-.oi.t for the Mormon.
ciAi.1 l.AEk Citv, L T , Feb. ML The
Mormons of tms city, after the recent elec
tion, sued for a writ of mandamus com pall
ing the issue of certificates of election to
tbeir nominees in the Third and Fourth pre
cinct,, on tne ground that the candidates
should have been voted for by precincts In
stead of by the whole city as was the
Judge Kane yesterday granted tbe writ,
which w ill give the Mormonstheaetwo mem
bers of the city council.
lltt.l.ura and Allegheny Election.
rTTTshL-ko. Pa., Feb. IV The result of
tbe municipal election lu Pittsburg and Al
legheny I'm, held y eater day. are, as accu
rately a- osra I estimated, as follows: Pitts
burg H I Gourley (Rep), for mayor, ma
jority, ab ut 5,utl0. Republicans gain five
metnlr. in the city council. Allegheny City
James G Wyuian (Rep ), for mayor; ma
Kelley'a Sarcesaor Elected.
1'H 1 1. a 1. 1 1 h i s Feb. lit). Rey burn. Re
publican, for congress In the Fourth dis
trict has from f ' to 1U,UOO majority. Re
publican city ticket elected by about .'.
Those si, i.a.. Rulldosera.
A cot ST, Ua., Feb. If. The seventeen
dtUeue of .Sharnn.ar rented and brought here
on charges of interfering with the lis barge,
of his duties by Postmaster Duckworth, of
Sharon, were examined by United States
Commiasion-r Alexander yesterday, and
bound over in kflUU each to appear at tbe April
term of the federal court In Augusta. All
.' leu Is and left for noma
Didn't ORer "Ruek" Enough.
CiwcianaTi, u , Feb. ltf The report that
"Buck" Ewing had been signed by the New
York base-ball club ts denied by that gentle
man He said to a United Press reporter
yesterday afterno. that the deal was off
and that he intended to stick to the Brother
hood. He would not state what amount of
money hid besn offered bun to j .in the
Rig Lockout al Wsesrs, alasa.
Wobchji, Masa. Feb. 19 Ths members
of the Manufacturers' association held a
meeting Monday night and votjdto close
all the leather factories in ths association to
night, and to keep them closed until the
dosen of striking bl tckers at Biggs & Cobbs
return to work- 1 hi action means a lock
out of about 1.500 men.
Toung I r.. Rlaine aa Ohjeef of Charity.
New Yore, Feb. 19 The performance
at the Broadway theatre yesterday for the
D -nentof Mrs. James U Blaine, Jr . who is
ill. and likely to be Derinanantlv an invalid
netted nearly feVObv TVs audience was ths
largest ever known at ths Broadway.
Alleged Important Arrest in the
the Cronin Case.
LONG-80UGHT-FOR MAN 00BRALED.
Morten., i. the Express Ilrlver, Said to
Have Identified the Prisoner The Sus
pect Says the Detrrtives Are "Off"
Testimony In tbe Jury Bribing Case
"Johnnie" Graham's Koll of Cash
aad Hon He Wanted to Cse the Same.
St. Lot: is, Mo., Feb, lt The mys
terious "J. B. Rimonds." who pur
chased the furniture for the Carlson cot
taee, ami employed Mortenseu to convey it
to the place of Dr. t ronin's s'atighter, is
under lock an I key at the Four t'ourta A
few minutes after 10 o'clock Monday night
the arrest wat ;'..ale by Detective Frese aud
Eieuler. of this city, and Detectives Thomas,
of Chicago The man had been shadowed
for a month, and his haunts were well known
to the officers He was particular! v charmed
with pooi-rooiiis, aud night after night was
observed studying the entries and making
mental calculations of the chances of the
The I'otiee Take Him In.
Monday night he was intently taking in
the board in Tilloton's pool room in the
Merchants' Exchange when Detective
Thomas stepped up ts-side hliu and began a
conversation a out the relative merit of the
horse. Thev i allied for a few miuute and
then "Mr Simouds" w.tlked toward the
door. Thoma accoiiiprinied him while Krese
and Zetgier Stood across the street. Thomas
piloted tbe man acroat. the street and th -n
the three detectives closed in and "Simonds"
was a prisoner. He exhibited great sur
prise at hisarr -st and crew pale and nerv
ous He offer.d no resistance, but walked
along quietly to the Four Court. He was
surreptitiously conveyed to Capt. Young's
otti.v. searched and exaruin-st. He gave the
name of J B Kedy. a-ed 4 y.-aisi; nation
ality, Irish; business, a bo k canvasser.
The I no sullen and Saucy.
At o'clock y ester. lay afternoon "Kelly"
was brought up into the clii. fi . ffi e a.,d
turned over to the reporters. He was sul
len and insolent, refusing to any anything
exi"ept that be had no knowledge of the Cro
uiu cas. .
"I am Irish. " said he. "but have taken no
rsartfax Irish pofiteaa I dou t know B..urk,
or Cough in oi Sullivan My name U Kelly,
and 1 am from Chicago; and you can go to
the devil if you waul any more of my his
tory." Identified by Mortensen.
As soon as Tbotna had placed hSJ man be
hind the lrs he telegraphed Chief Marsh
"We have our man sure; send man
for idem itii .ition At T :S o'c'ock last
eveiiiiv Li. ut Ri cnnan and Mortenaeu, tbe
expressman "ho.arn.si the lurniture, ar
rived from Chicago, atid were taken in tow
at the ranttnv -tat, on by Di'tective Thomas.
Tbey were piloted to the Four Courts, where
Mortensen io. utitied the prts.uer as soon as
he stt eye- on bun
A Talk With the Suspect.
A reporter was pi-ratiOed s talk with
Kelly last n t "The? detc t e. " aai.l
the suspect, plunging into the ash Jet I at
once, "have made a fu.h arrest 1 have
had nothing at all to do with the Cronin
murder, and w hen I et back to Chicago I
will show tbe dete.-m, s so in s minute My
name is John B. Kelly- and 1 am a book
agent. The detective found the ends of a
peculiar storr and thought I w connected
with the murder Tbey have been iollow
ing me ever ince. although it was easy
enough to tin I me I have not made any at
tempt to hide myself "
Wmm In Chicago Last Spring.
"Were you in Chicago at the time of tbs
Cronin murder r
"Yea, 1 armed in Chicago Fab. IS. and
left tbe latter part of June."
"Do you know Martiu Bourkf
"No. 1 do not. Neither do I know Cough
lin. or O Sullivan, or Begg. or Kunse. or
any of tbe Clau-na UaeN "
"Are you or were you a m-mber of ths
Clan ns it.iel, or Land league, or Buy other
Irish political society f
"I never was "
"Do you know Alexander S.ihivau. the
"I do not. ei.s-pt bv r p.ilatioti "
"Did vou read the proc-.-e lings of the Cro
nin crass "
"Oh yes, 1 a quite well posted ou it.
When 1 left l b ci.-., pr -i... I rtheex-
tradmou of Bourk tied just U uu "
THE JURY BRIBERS ON TRIAL.
Johuu OraSlaM Had a Hi 11 h.I ol .Vlouev
for the Uiht Man.
Chic au i. Feb lv The trisi l th Cronin
jury bril-TS was cnttuued yeaterday before
Judge Wrer man Alter a witness had tea
titled to lsslu- ott. red mon-v to ,?et ou ' ne
jury and acquit the prisoners or bang
the jury, J.rst-pb K aieu. one of the ln.'onu-
ers, was put ,.n the tiu ! He ostifl.sl that
Bailiff Hanks had ask d him if he wouldn't
like to go .n the Cronin jury for the tAsi in
fee and tl.uu more il he sliou d ftsd for ac
qUittaL Konen thought be would and was
accordingly sumuioi.ed He had t .d his
wits that it any one gsve her fl.i. she
should take it Hank- ha.i proposed that.
The Man Win. Dealt With liraliam.
Ex -Bail iff A. L Hunks the next wiines.-
told in detail ot bis diffsrentl meetings with
Urahani Ui aham -how.sl the witness a big
bundle or nioii.-y. arid said he wanted a man
on the Cronin jury for the defense. He
wanted him to "stick right there, acquit
them, or give th -m a y-ar. but a dlsagr.-
ment would do as a Inst r.-sort " Graham
gave Hanks a i-t of names but a Hanks
was not scut our t . umrn . jur-a-s he gave
tbe li-t to bailiff Sa:om..u Sulrtequentlv
Uraliam toU the itn-ss not to use this list
aud ave bun a new one to gie t. Saioinou.
JoIiuim Had a l.illle Ustk
The last list was lntrodu.-ed in evidence.
All but the last of trie even name- are sup
pose.! to be in Graham's hand riting, the
last ta-ing in that of tianks. at tbe dicta ti.m
of Orabani. Graham told the witness thst
money would be forthcoming as -oon a- one
or two on the list had been summoned. "The
fellows ov. r at the t ipera house block." said
Graham. -vre a little short of money just
now from paying attorneys' fees, but ths
money would be all right"
The peculiarity of this evidence, which is
probably tbe strongest the state has, ts that
none of it implicates Kavansugh and O'Don
nell, tbe two meu on trial Graham, who
was to have made the third, is now in Mex
ico, tt IS supposed.
A Hetlaat Paper fined.
Belfast. Feb. ill. The Bella-. Nws
Letter ha Uoeu fined JtAX) for the publica
tion of sn Orange speech delivered in Dub
lin. The - . ii contained the charge that
tbe Hon Henry Campbell, member of par
liament and private secretary to Parnell,
had provided tbe knives used by th. Phosnix
An Indiana Aaain'a Work.
Lebanon, lnd . Feb. IB. - During a prayer
meeting Monday night at Edward Randall's,
five miles south of this city, about S o'clock,
just as tbey were singing the closing hymn,
an unknown assassin shot through the win
dow. Mrs Raudsll screamed that she was
shot During th" excitement thst followed
the assassin made his escape, The ball, a ''
caliber, went through tbe stovepipe, striking
Mrs Randall in the corner of the eye .-ho
is alive, but fatally injured No motive Is
known vet for tbe crime.
Bayard Taylor's Mother Dead.
Kxkxitt Sou ark. Pa., Feb. 19. Mra
Rebecca Taylor, mother of the late distin
guished author and traveler, Bayard Tay
lor, died here yesterday in her 9uth year,
after a brief illness Mra Tavh.r had
quite feeble physioally, but she greatly en
joyea uie society of her many friend.
German Politic Are Lively.
BlRLIN. Feb. 19 . At faVshSnwannw In H-,
ony, there was a Aght at a Socialist election
meeting, which went so far that the soldiers
worn caneo 10 restore order. Ihirty
Latest Styles and the most
Lace Curtain Stretchers
CUT l J rOLO.NO .RAM.
ttlll Save you M ne.. Time and Lator.
vhy llousiKSErsa Suoi i o Ii wi Unai
.J i -. . . .OJ operate I ' --.
For Sale By
TRI.KPHO S R NO lflM
c .5 oxi i nvi r rib'"'iXji Hi)
CARSE & C0.7S
Ladies1 $2 00 Kid Button Shoe called the
Its the best Shoe for
A Utile Hot' Ratal tall.
Camtox. O.. Feb v A 4-year old -in of
Jacob .Sfhwectz -r, a tn.v- l-ng sale. nan of
thiM'ity, fell fiMiu a ae ou l-t..rv wm.lowto
a stone walk Iwlow, a di-tance of tw -nty-tlv
fee'. Tin? child's skull was jli oen,
tbe brain protruding in a uhaa.ly tawaswaT
Tile llttl fellow lived over twelve hours
after rcvivuiii ihe lnmrv
The Hull Bmmt m S Owei A.. . il.
Ottawa. Out., Feb. 1U. The evnngeli-its
I eld tu. i; meeting at Ball last nii;bt undis
turbed Th. jii?. tsrrttngenienu were so
complete aa to over-awe the .b-. i d. i Iv ele
ment, and though the jitreefs were crowded
with an ucly .liipose-1 tliroiiy. an. I many
threats were nisde. there wa- no ..iu atbick
upon the wo:shijr-.
Bra;innins to Han. -Km tn Kentucky.
Pikcvilxr. Ky., Feb IB Bswota Mounts
was hanged at tin (.1 ,ce ftndartsay for iar
ticipatiiig in the uiunier o' Miss Alif.ur Mc
Coy and her brother He was cool t. the
list, and as the biack cap wa pulled ow-r
hi- face declare.! that tne Hatdelil outlaw
gau foixi hliu to engage lu the mur.lor
a rail Qias at Saw Orlean.
New Orleans Ksb. In Tbe Marii-Gras
festivities yesterlay were full up to ilio
brilliant ttandard of former y. ar- fhe . itr
was crow Je-1 with visitors, an ! tn : alleg.r
ical float and otber inieresiing features c(
tli Mystic Krewv parade were greatly ad
mired. The lIM.i-a-l'an.ell Vltalr.
l.ONDOX. Feb 1 Capt O.-jhea Uas filed
a uppieiiientarv petition in the matter of
his suit sgainst his wife for divorce, extend
ing the p noa of her adulterous relation
with Parnell In consequeuce of thi- the
tune within which awn in . . ha Usd lias
slso been exrenii. Mr Wontnsr, Caot.
Snea's aolicitor. expresses doubt that tn
trial will take place before autumn
Cancaoo, Fe. is.
Hoard of trade quotation.! tit 4ai IWSSjedss
follow. Wheal-N.. Fehrua- spetsad
TiSv . closed Tj. May. open.-.! TTi-s. t
TTac; July, opened M. cloent fHw u
No. 2 February, opened '.7Sc. closed flH :
May, opened 94o. closed July. ... elicd
o, closed Atsc. Oats Xo. '-' Februrv,
opened and closed hs),i-; May. nfnsnad and
closed Sir; Jul, opened and closed tsffB.
Pork - February, opened j.55, closanl $;.:.(;
March, o,- tie. i . liied fu T.'i-. May,
ota-ned and i ksMi MWL Lard- February,
opunei f6.75. ilosed jo
Live stock -The following were the uuota
tions at the Vuion stock yards: Hcaja Mai ket
opeuoil weak with prions about K.,n
lu-ht cra.lea, s..; ,c. rou-ti pa. klnw. $. Ill i
. -o; mixed lots, fa.; ) . p,
and ahippimc lot- M0 UkV l attle Mrougj
.ii!i4..0. LUIS. j8.Sllt!l cows, ;i.4u ; Ai;
stockers and feeders, $J.0 :i."i. s-1. ep-ic
low r; native n.uttoi., i8fi MO c n n fsfl
ssesterna, I .vou I no: lasaba, $o.uo ini.
1 roduce: Butter Fancy Ehjin. 7 .71-;
tine cnaniene. u'l 3-3. . dairies, finest, freak,
: iwckinn stiKk. F.wgs striclly
frb. IS.. 18 s per do.: Ice house stoc ., 7c.
Urease! tasjU t'hicken, T4V par lb.:
iiirkey. 10 y llta ir lb . d icks, e 1 u.- p r Ih.;
ssaa, ouC per ib. PtitaSssn rrsrlsai. I
l-cr bu ; Heautv ol Hebron. a !- per hu,:
Mur banks, .is.:; ;r bu. Illinois weet ie
lat.s;-, (,i.l to fSRey, s ;i 1, lM. Appl. -ii.idt,.
rani) t-li.i.iu p,r ibl. (."ranber
nee -Wisconsin ball and cherries, Jyoi i,.
W York. Feb 18
WTieaf No. 2 red winter. -5ajc cash u
May, Ac: do June, tc; do July. sUs
C'orn-N . 2 mixed. c cash; s March. .V
.'o Ai-rll. 3t ; do May. :jx,i . Oats Dull
No. t auUed 7c cash: do March, St, d
April. S7c; do May, SaMre. Kie Dull irar
lei -Nominal. Pork- 1 in 11. in.-s. : :...:.vr.il.ii
for new. Lard - .Stcailv. l et nan x, lt
Live stock, faille No tradiu- in lsriee(
dressed beet dull: common hs tauh prims
-l.l.-. V.v.: ;, p, i lb very iolc d etra lo,
7S(l7l4i Sheep and lamb--Mai kei nominal
aud ISO sales Hotf Dull
". M lill e . e' IU. II.-
n.t en -11. llv
ROOT 1ST. A Nil .
Hay Upland prairie. 97 90.
Haj Tlmetav t6 ..;j, M
Hay Wild. S3 OOOfA ,.
riosl Soft lie
Onrd Wood 5 an 0.
than th ordinary kino, and cannot tie sold In
coanpenttna wita wke anlritade of low test, short
weufht slnm or pr pkosphaie powders Sold,.
a oawe. Borsx Bakisu Powdss Co., im Wn
ht., Ssi X
attractive prices combined make
p r I
r r I
A R HP
A R R P
A R R P
OCX O A
the money in the city.
1622 SEOOZLNTTD VEjNTXJE.
21111 Foiirih Avenue, Dealer in
Confectionery, Cigars and Toys,
Doll Buggies. Boys' Express Wairona. Base Bill and Bats, Rubber Balls, etc.
Also s fail Use of
Writing Paper, Tsblets, Ink.
STOVES AND RaNOES
IMPERIAL ALADDIN RANGE for Soft Coal
ALADDIN VENTILATOR for Hard Coal
The latest des.gn of the long series of ALADDIN Sioyes This is besunfui id
its orn.menution noye) in many of its features-is tound in be .Voli m H
I haye of course a suoply of the celebrated ROUND OAKS This has t.en
so popular that .. being copied as far as they dare oy unecrupul.,u. ZJXL u"
JOHN T. N0FT8KER,
Oor. Third avenue and Twentieth St., Rock Island
Our earahlitshuiHrit ia getting too small for our rapidly
K'wing business and we have decided to
givf up our
to gain room, and will commence on Wednesday. Nov
20th to sell out our entire stock of
BLANKETS and LAPROBES
at and be-low cost. This is not a sham sale but a bona
ride sale as we will not carry any more Blat.k
ets in the future. For particulars
see local page.
The Pioneer Clothier, Ratter and Gent's Furnisher,
115 and 117 West Second St., DAVENPORT, IA.
A. J. SMITH & SON,
TILES and GRATES.
A. J. SMITH & SON,
195 ud Iff West Third Street, 0pp. Masonic Tample, DAVENPORT.
trade a great success at the
RRR I'I'I'fTa fc..
1623 Second Avenue.
AND SCHOOL SUPPLIES
Slstes. Lead snd Slste Pe