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HOCK ISLAND AKGUS, WEDNESDAY, FERBUARY 26, 1890.
THE DAILY AKGUS
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lenl Hall.linc X 3
The Mt public school No. 3, tbe ban-
bulldlot of the diy. MiM Ilia Me
Donald, principal. Indulged la bccoalac
exercises la eoameiaoreiloa of Washing
ton's birthday Monday afternoon Tbe
beaaUful flag presented to the building
at lu dedication waved from the flas
tafl. while all the roomi ware tastefully
Orada 8. Mlaa E.tt McDonald, prlncl
pal, had the following protamine.
800? merica. erhool. Biography of
Washington. A-nelia Yager Song
WhUa the Daya are Ooiog By, school;
reritatioo Waabiagina 'a Menu, Willie
Carl; aoag The Star Spangled Banner,"
school ; Washington's Inauguration
Bertha Williams: aonf The Red. White
aad Blue, achool; eelect reading. Willie
Hartman. ong I Lore tbe Merry Sun
ablne, acboi recitation Farewell. May
Larhin. aong Mt Native Land, achool;
reading Life of Washington. Mary
Freeman: aong Work, the Time Is
The ezerctaea of the seventh grade,
Marie S. Kenworthy. teacher, were a
Ringing reritati n February W. Jes
sie Roberts, reading A Story of ibe
Youth of Washington. Lulu Koch; read
tag Washington's Studies, liable Dodge;
reading Washington's Lift at Home,
Oertia Larson recitation Washington,
Isabella McConocbie. reading Anec
dote, of Mt. Yeraon, Grace Hamilton :
Reception Given in Honor of Geo
WaahiLgton, Natalia Mlrfleid. Rulea ot
Washington, Margaret Munger. Wah
ington. Willie Tegeler. The History of
Washington. May Lynch. Mementoes of
Washington, Natalie Murphy; A Loag
R.de. Little Kennedy. George Wasiung
ton. Eta Williams; recitation -The
Star of the West. Nellie Brennan
reading Maxima of Washington, Alda
The programme in Mis Kane's room
grade 6, was .
Opening song America, scho-1. Blog
raphy of Washington. Nettie Koch; song
The golden rule, school . Paul Revere's
Ride, ten girls; song We Love the
Sparkling Water, school. Childhood Days
of V ashmgton. Myrtle Sear. Alice Atkin
son: song The Star Spangled Banner
school; recitation Our Flag, school
song Origin of Yankee Doodle, school.
His High Migbtim -as. Fred Keator. song
I Love the Merry sinshine. achool
Kuiogv of Washington, Madie William
aong Good Night, school.
Tne programme of the flfih grade
taught by Mrs Liaton. included
Opening song-Time is PesMnjr.
achoo!. Biography of Washington, Eunre
Stephen, recitation February twentt-
econJ, Louie K-augb An () 1 to ,h
ington. Li'a Gillin. song Kind to All
and True to Thee, school, recitation- I
Leva Washington. Luella Stoddard,
Selection From Life of Washington.
Robert Atkinson long We C me With
Uladness. school recitation I Want to
he Like Washington. Harry Larkln A
Tribute to Wahingtr.n. Julia Harimann
A Story About Young Waabington,
Harry Hamilton; song Up and Doing
school recitation Little Mabla, ch ol
declamation Washing on. Mary McCon
ocbie esaay G orge Washington. Eva
Larkln fong America, school.
Mlaa Crawford's room, grade had
KsasT Washington Frankla Carl
Life of Waabington. Will Ohge. Wash
ington hirthday. Aggie Mark. song-
Red. White and Blue: eaaav Washing
ton, Grace Carl; recitation The Star of
the West. Katie Brennan Blographr tvf
Waahington. Will Atkinson, select read
ing. Herrv Thoms Rt)Msl Celebration.
Robert Smith, recitation Washington
Did Not Allow Pwnring. Ethel Amur,
Miss Mary Murpb$' papfli the -bird
grade entertaire 1 iheir friends ss follows
Song America, school; recitation
Our Policy is Peace, Mamie Cary. recite
tion From Washington to Harrison,
Mamie Ferry. reciiation--; o'ge Wah
Ington was Brave and Bold, Henry
Staacb, recitation I did it Father. I
Cannot Tell a Lie. Jennie Timberlake;
aong Merry Sunshine, achool recitation
Only a Baby Fair and Small. NVuie
McConocbie. recitation This is Our
Flsg. Rosa Cramer, recitation The
Birth lay of Washington. John Merk;
recitation For Her to Live, For Her to
Die, Gertie Raugb, aong Columbia,
achool, recitation To Find Another
Washington. Msggle McConocbie. read
ing Washington's Uniform and Olher
Reltca in the Patent Office at Washing
ton, Axel Samuelson, recitation Song of
the Union, Agnes Brennan; recitation
No Sc. ool Today. Minnie Beck; song
Fiag of Our Country Brave, school, rec
itation When General Washington wa
Young, Earl Leslie: recitation George
Waabington, Mary Frohboeee; reading
Hi High Migbtlnes,, Hrry Terry; reci
tatlon Great Grandma Remembers
Waabington, Carrie Wcigend, recitation
Our Washington, Bessie Mirfleld; reci
tation Not all of Us Can be as Great,
Tommy Atkinson, recitation Washing
ton did Nothing hv Halves. Carrie Clem
ents: recitation Wahington. Mabel
Sprague, recitation First In War and
First In Peace. Carrie Larson , recitation
Our Fiag. Alpha Storv, recitation
What Waabington was by Natura, Char
The first and second grades, taught by
Mlaaes Peetz and Gorman, carried out tbe
Song America, achool; The Birthday
of Washington, victor Merk, Great
Grandmamma and L Margaret Frey; No
School Today, Charlie Samuelson. recita
tion by first grade; Oar Waabington,
Ada Smith; George Washington it me,
Harry Larkin, song Flag of Oar Coun
try Brave I Lore Washington. Luells
Stoddard; recitation by Mabel Daven
port First in War. First la Peace, Albert
Lundy. recitation by Brat grade; song
Columbia, second grade, readiog by tbe
That Tallsh Baby Harror.
aaaw. Fl. jr. - The latest informa
tion given out by tbe polios coooarotng tbe
rata the sous of tbe midwife. Madame
kobln.ski. (s that the bottom of asvanty
murdered infanta have been found In tbe
seller of tbe building
Pierre, B. D.. Is Mound to B'"m
S. D . Feb j6 Contracts have
for tbe erection of a IISU.oOo
here Operation will begin as
aa tha weather permit, and the work
be rushed te ansa psel sow aa rapidly as
It I a Money oftared te Kelly.
Haw York, Fab. 2ft The Hun in its sport
las; extra save that Mike Kelly was offered
VIA. OCX) by President Spalding to join the
CWaagn Lsegne crab this season In eddl
weat Kelly was to recates 15.000 for his asrv-
SILVER AND GOLD.
Both Metals Adopted by the
A SUBGnrUTE FOB WISDOM'S BILL.
isiml of "liver Parr has, Lim
ited aa ns.soe.oee Month, with ttm
Llasll to i. .iid- The Capleeaaa t aesa Be
twaoo i handler aad Call Break, Oat
Aain I Luxurious JSenr by t'ama
tjle Tna F roach Spallation Clalaae
OMrlal .Not rroaa tha CapltaL
W amwotos Crrr, Feb 28 The full text
of the floaace committee' silver bill as re
ported in the senate yesterday rooming hi
Ba it enacted, etc That the secretary of
tbe treasury ia hereby directed to pnrrhass
from tint to time si War bullion to tbe ag
gregate amount of SOW.OOU worth in each
month, at tbe market ptic l thereof aot ex
ceeding Si for SM '45 grains of pure silver:
aad also to purchase such gold bullion as
may ba offarsd at tbe treasury or any sub
treasury of tbe United State, at a price not
exceeding II for 29 28 grains of pnrs goli,
and to issue la payment for sec, purchase
of stlvsr and goal bullion treaary notes,
to ba prepared by tbe secretary of the treas
ury in form and of such denominations, not
less than SI nor more than il,i, as
be may pra. rlbe. and a sum snfflctent to
carry into efTeot the prortsiaos of this art
is hereby appropriated out of any money in
the treasury not other a hw appropriated.
Radaaintloa of tha Note.
Section I That the treasury notes iasued
in accordance with the provision of this art
shall be reoVroiable on demand in lawful
money of the United State at the treasury
of the L'nlte-1 States and when so redeemed
shall be cancelled and u-n treasury note
shall be receivable for customs, tax--, and
all pubtle dnsa, aud when so received maybe
ivBaned, an i ucb m sm wswa mm bj aas
national banking assoctatiou may be counted
as a part of Its lawful reserve.
The Bullion To Ba Coined.
Section .1 That the secretary of the treas
ury ahall coin such portion of the gold or
silver bullion purchased under tbe provis
ions of this act as mav be necessary to pro
vide for tha redemption of the treasury
notes herein provided for, and any gain or
seiuorsgs arising from such coinage shall be
ac.-ounted for and paid into the treasury
The other sections repeal tbe silver bill of
ltfTs. and pro rid, that the act shall take af
fact thirty days after its passage
ANGRY TALK IN THE SENATE.
Tha Chandler-Call Dtspnta Make, Mat
ter, Lively for a Tint.
WabhitotoX Crrr, Feb M The C'handt-r
resolution censuring Call for ratuarks inter
pels ted in his speech as printed in Tbe Rec
ord, was sent by tbe senate yesterday to the
privileges and elections committee, after
Call had intimated that Chmdler was a liar
and a coward. These epithet ware severely
rebuked bv Sherman, and Call withdrew
them in lcfranrw to th senate lbs bill
granting a pension of f.V) per month to the
wiijow of Gen Kilpatti'-k was pesned. after
a motion to make it fliv; SJ bad been re
jected. Coke spoke against the educational
bill an i Stanford in faror of It The bill to
prni t tK bri Urn,- of tbe Mississippi river
at Clinton, la . was pas-ed Tbe t'.uan-e
or .remittee s iiver bill (the substitute fur the
Windom btiJi was reported, authorising the
pur.-hase of gold and silver bullion, and tbe
Issue therefor of treasury notes to tbe extent
oi s, .'U' per mouto ot uvr. and no
lini it to Kold, and after a brief executive
session the senate adjourned.
Cell's tin. taught on Chandler.
Tbe debate on tbe Chandler resolution
was short, but bristling with salty person
alities Call, in hi, r -mark- - . i i as
a falsehood the bead II:. - in The Washing
ton. Post, ia which It was asserted that Call
had "slipped" s paragraph into The Congres
sional Pecord Ha declared a train that there
was nothing in tbe language put in Ths Rec
ord tbst hail not been nttvrad in hi speech
and assart-1 that Chandler beard tb tame
and had neither tb courage n ,r manhood
to rsastit that languazs. for which lsck of
courage and for untrulv statins that be bad
not beard tha remarks . np,;ndof ba
(Call) would arraign Chander before the
senate for making sn accusation that was
A Rebake from Sherman.
Hberevaa rharactentei the above remarks
aa a gross violation of the rules of tbe sssv
ete, in that they ci attained charse of false
hood and cowardice a.-ainat a senator, aad a
crave assault on tbe dignity of tbe senate.
Call than said that if he had violated any
rule of tbe annate in any of hi remarks be
withdrew them, and apologize 1 to tbe sen
ate ( handler and Hawley.
Chandb-r said he would not reply to Cell
in unparliamentary language. He reiterated
his -hsre that Call bad inserted in his
speech in Tb.- Record anguage which be
(Chandlei had not beard, and ad lei that
now the senator charged him with being a
eoward for not resenting the same He 'Chan
dlen would reply to what Call had said
when tbe senate had decide! what ; parlia
Hawley said that be together with most
of tb rU-publicao sane tor, would have re
sponded in s, indignant language as if it hail
been directed agam-t themselves to "tbst
gross violation of parliamentary law wbirh
be aays be committal tbe other day. and
which 1 aav be dii not "
Transactions In the Hoaaa.
In tbe house Rogers of Arkanv.s ,,, x ted
to unanimous consent Ui peas th satiate res
olution requesting the president to invite the
king of the Sandwich Islands to send dele
gat to tbe Han-American congress, and it
went over bill were passed to discontinue
coinage of SI and S3 gold and :t-cent nickel
payee; to fierinit the director of ths mint to
make changes in the design on coma. Pay
son of Illinois saying that tbeeag!eon"Dad's"
dollar was too much like a buzzard . making
Minneapolis a -ub-port of entry. In com
mittee of the whole tbe house then consid
ered tbe Oklahoma bill without action, and
National Bank Applications.
WasBrxoTox Crrr, Feb. . The follow
ing applications for authority to organise
national banks nave been filed with the
comptroller of the currency: Tbe Forest
City National bank of Rock ford. II hv, by
A H Frost, of Rovkford, His., and bis asso
ciates tbe National bank of Ripon. Wis , by
T D Stone, of Rlpon, and bis associates.
Hals One of ths K, eluded.
WashixoToX ClTT. Feb. 26 Andrew A.
Iewis, for Christ Street church, Lcwiburg,
Pa., baa asked the treasury department a
curious question in which the scope of the
alien contract labor law is involved. A
resident of Lwisburg and a citizen of tbe
United States removed to Canada with his
family some v -ars ago, and took the oath of
aHasrlsacs to the queen. Among the mem
bars of bis family was a boy. who has since
become a minister and bis father's old
friends at Lewiahurg desire to call tbe son
and minister to Christ church, and sak the
secretary of the treasury whether. If be
r-ome. as he will with a stipulated salary pet
year. It will, be a violation of law.
CARNEGIE'S SUMPTUOUS SPREAD.
A Dinner to High OtBetal Personegee
Tha I ale,ae Peatares Thereof.
Warbixotox Crrr, Feb. 2C The dinner
given last night by Andrew Carnegie to ths
president and cabinet and the delegates and
officer of the International American con
ference was probably the most snper
of tbe kind ever given in tb- United
Tbe novel aad uniqox arrangements planned
by Carnegie were carried out by Mr. Will
iam E. Curtis, the executive officer of tbe
International conference Tbe effects in
floral decoration and table service were su
perb. Tbe walls of the new square dining
room at the Arlington hotel were literally
banked with spring flowers, and it looked
like a scene from fairly land.
Decoration, of the Table.
The tabes was aa exact circle, thirty-six
feat In diameter. Covers were laid for forty -
eight rent .-ioeti. The center- piece of ths
table wa a mammoth fuur-lri ved clover ol
maiden hair (are. over which -as sejspeavlsd
a mcHsasr stiver lamp, the ordliancy ol
which was softeoei by festooe I of sea weed
thai drooped into the mai lt a hair. The
angles between the leaves of tb clover were
Sited with solid masses of orchi Is, tulips and
croenssiss, there being thousand t of blossoms,
which were collect s! in New Means. Mo
bile, Savannah. Pensacnia. Jar :son ville and
other cities ot the south, as "ell as ha the
rreen bouses of Philadelphia New York,
Newport and Boston.
A Staple Bill of P ire.
Tbe bill of fare was anus ally s i tuple
Among the wines and barer agues served
were Twelve Apostles," aber y, and some
rare old Madeira. Tbe menu vas engraved
in fins script upon heavy bloc cs of papier
mache. No French terms were used. In the
upper left-hand corner of the boek were tb
initials of Mr. Carnegie In tiro shades of
green, while the name of the gi est eras by a
new and peculiar process blow a hi glass at
Mm. Hal Featuro
During the dinner a vocal and instrumental
concert was given, instead of .he ordinary
orchestral music Mile Mart Dacca, the
fansoua rantatrice ; Mis Elisabth Johnson;
Mr. Her k ion Morwll. and tbeSf habert quar
tette gave the vocal i lumbers ; Miss Alios
Raymond rendered with great effect a cor
net solo. V. r Krnest lyrot pie I ed a solo on
the violinceilo. Messrs Elksteiuond Andrews
a duet for zithers, and Mr. Xat der p reci dad
at the piano There were no ton jai speeches.
An ttrder A hoot Tesee at tie
WaJiHlxurox Crrr, Feb. SS -Tbe secre
tary of agi i ulture has Just issued an order
to tbe managers and ag-nl of railroad and
transportation oompaniea, in legardtotbe
transportation and handling of Iexaa cattle,
directing that no cattle are to ba transport
ed from tbe infected area to any portion ot
the United State, except in accordance
with certain regulations whiob are to re
main in force from the lath day of March to
tbe 1st day of December, 13. These regu
lations provide for the feedln;, watering,
ate, of tbe cattle and thethotough disin
fection of tbe cars and cattle pet j.
M ill These Just Claim, B, Paid?
Wabhixutox Citt, Fab. 2& -Tbe house
oommittee on claims yesterday luthorized a
favorable report on a bill providing for the
payment of the French spolia' ion claims.
Tbe history of these remarkable laims dates
back to Hifl They were the r. suit of bad
faith on the part of the United Hsatesas to a
treaty with France: have been c added just
time and again, and bills have twice been
pamed for their payment, the I ids having
been vetoed by Presidents Polk and Pierce.
It will take probably im.OUu. Cu Uj pay
A Monnment to 4,en. W. B. iarrLon.
A-iBtxorox Crrv, Feb ai--The bouse
committee on tha library bas aithoriasd a
favorable report on the MSJ in roduced in
tbe bouse by Mr. Csldwell appropriating
$2Vio for the . n of a n .nument to
tbe late William tiur Ham on. grand
father of President Hai IMOB M I Stth Bend,
Adsoeaied the Per BMsSM Pension Hill,
u -himtox CiTT. Feb jh. Representa
tive Boothman, of Oldo. esterdar addraaxed
the house oeimitt-s on invalid (endons, on
I- half of the I iiion Veterans' onion, in fa
vor of the peiasage of the per di m service
p--n-ioii lull i.ow ending before that com
mittee ILLINOIS REPUBLICAN LEAGUE.
Proerrrflnes of tha State Convei tion Bald
at sprm, r.eld - Delegate, tithe Na
SpsiNurirt, Ilia, Feb. M T he Kepub-ll-an
leeu --otivsntion was full' up to ex
pectation in numbers It assembled with
great em hi: -.insni and got through Its work
proinptiv. c:oing sins die late yesterday aft
srnoon Tbe convention opened at U
o'clock with Prcilent Tracy in tb chair
He delivered a speech in which t indorsed
Speak -r Rsi and advooated protective tar
iff, which was received with loud i pplauss.
Addreeeed by Governor I for.
Oovernor Fifer then took tih-.-and and
iHa ie a speech in which he deno mood the
Demo- re. y and paid his respecto Oeu.
Palmer very vigorously Comm. -eas were
then appouitod and set to work on a few
bneis of resolutions, etc The resolutions
committee report el a declaration f princi
ples in the form of an omnibus ran luuon hv
donan Praai.isat Hsmn Oovarior Fifer.
Mm a tor Cuilom and Far well. Spedrer Reed
and the policy of the Republican party. Tbe
resolution was adopt si with a che r.
Address of .1. M. Thurston.
One of the interesting features of tbe after
noon was sn sddrsas by John M Thurston,
d Nebraska, rhau-man of the last national
Repu'.liran convention. Judge Tbirston fre
quent.y cam-l the audience out of their
chair and set them cheering until it seemed
that they would never stop. Re p id an sk
quent tribute to the memories of O ant. Lin
coln, and Logan, and dwelt upon the tariff
lwue. md cited statistics in defet ss of the
Republican position on that issue.
Over a Thousand Deleejat s.
TVie credeutiab committee repo ted that
1.171 delegate were present. The choice of
delegatee-at -large to tbe national ot uvea tion
of the league, which will be held in Nash
ville in March, resulted in the el anion of
Capt John J. Healy. of Chicago, and State
Seruit' r Matthews, of Champaign. Tbe el-
Sat aabB - ilectel t.-re E 1 M rn. i colored
lawyer of Chicago, and J B Birnes. of
Hegui r Daleatates to isih? lie.
The regular delegates who were a . pointed
to attend tbe national convention re as fol
lows: First congressional dlstri t. John Hum
phrey and J. W . Thomas; Second. David E.
Sbannahan and William O Larimt r: Third.
John R. Wheeler and Col. Dan V Mcun.
Fourth. Henrj Wnlffand F. Uarrlty: Fifth. J.
W Barstand H. Oil more; Sixth. Claries A
Works and J L Neff; Seventh. R. S. Far rami
and J.L) Muuahan; Eighth. A.C. Woclrnffaod
A W , ederal Ninth, O. W. Patto i and M.
Dunlap: Tenth. A. J.Hersinff and A.J. laugber
ty; Eleventh, c. S. Demore and W. i . Taylor:
Twelfth. E A Soger and A. C. C rawford;
Thirteenth. Charles .S. Runnels and C A. Par
iah; Fourteenth. C. D. Myers and H Single
ton; Fifteenth. Frank Robeson and O sorge E.
Bacon; Sixteenth. Del Wuoda and Charles
Ryan: Seve-.teehth. O. F. Smith and Ed Aus
tin; Eighteenth. Henry Bruggeman tndC. S.
Snively; Nineteenth. J D. Telford sxi Mortis
Emerson; Tweutisdh, A. K Vickaraa id W. R.
An executive oommittee, consistli g of a
mem tier from each county, was tlso ap
pointed. Beeeptloo by Gov. Fifer.
The reception to the visiting deleg ttes last
night at the executive mansion was a brill
iant and elaborate affair It was pis nned by
Oovernor and Mrs. FuVr, and they ware as
sisted by all the state officers aid their
wives, as well as by several ladies pr mlnent
in Springfield society. Tbe executi re man
sion was brilliantly illuminated an 1 hand
somely decorated, and as tbe crowd of peo
ple passed through it presented an uncom
monly gay appear anca.
SPRING FLOODS BOOMINU
Mush Damage la Ohio by High 1 fatal
Close Call of a Train.
Clxvklaxd, O, Feb. Ju Dispatches to
this city from Mt Vernon. Lima, : indlay,
Springfield, and other points in Ohit report
greet damage by high water, and ths floods
constantly incrsaaing. The railroad about
Springfield are badly embarrassed b t wash
outs, tbe New York. Peni.ylvania a id Ohio
ami the Ohio. Indiana and Western suffer
ing tbe most.
SBSBV Well Dona, Vlgilaai Oraaget.
At Talmor, a small station on tbe -lacm-nati.
Hamilton and Dayton rail wi y, the
south-bound Cincinnati express wss saved
from running into a washout by tie vig
ilance of a farmer, who discovered t aat the
lahtgs had been carried away At f indlay
cellars of prominent manufacturing estab
lishments are flooded and tha contacts ru
ined statural (1st Pistes Can-lad Awl y.
Damage has been done to the natu -al gas
supply of both F indlay and Fostoria by tbe
carrying away of pipes. All pik. t and
high roads in the localities named ar t in an
impassable condition owing to ths ca Tying
away of culverts and bridges. At let eat re
ports the water was still rising, with pros'
pact of greatly Increased lessen
THREE SCORE DEAD.
Details at Last of the Walnut
A LIST OF THIRTY-ONE VICTIMS.
Sixty Souls Probably Sent Into Eter
nity and Twenty-Four Bed
Three of the Van Bsras Party Aasons;
the Drowned. Bat Mr. Tan Bursa aad
Relatives Safe Many Pteeer Miners
Missing The Corpaes Horribly Matl
ated Treasendoa, Bah of the Havoc
Werhlas Delnge Bodies Swept Thirty
Mile, Down the T alley Caavaillna; Ef
fort of a Onrier Incidents of the
PnaaoOTT, A T, Feb SB. A messenger
arrived here late Monday night from tbe
sosoe of the recent disaster at tha Walnut
Orove dam th a bet of the lost so far as
known and a partial list of tbe survivors.
its-1 psjfefjs, ia latter by this messenger,
law u follows:
"Rot abb 'a Ranch, Monday, Feb . The
scene of desolation along the Hassayampa
Salow the aites of tbe dams is complete. A
sBmado oould not have made such a com
plete wreck. For mites the waters let loose by
tbe break m of tbe dams hays filled tbe bed
of tbe creek with bodies, and with eoonnous
boulders, trees, and svery other kind of de
bris. aiue ol Thirty-One Dead.
"Tbe follow ing thirty -ons names are a par
tial list of drowned Hannah McCarthy,
maid to M ss Hanlon and Miss Van Bureu ,
Joe Reynolds, miner: George KbbeU and N.
E. Nickel!, laborers; Alexander McMillan,
coachman for Mr. Van Bur en, K U.
Wheeler, one Mexican name unknown, -V
L. Cook, N. L. White, laborers, James Sils
by. visitor . Char las King, blacksmith: Pat
trick Shay. Patrick Barry, Charles Bracken,
William Flanagan. Frederick Palmer, Cas
per Freeater, laborer, . John Brown and Al
exander Brow n. engineers; S Burlogie, L
D Haynes aud child, tiaorge Rumdetl and
sight Chinamen, laborers.
A list ol Sarvlvora.
-Among tbe survivors are Mia Mary H an
ion, niece of H S. Van Bui en. president of
the Walnut Orove Water Storage company;
James Redtngton, hydraulic engineer; Paul
Lan-ing. bookkeeper; Robert Brow, mar
chant, and all bis assistants; Edmund Sile
bee H S. Van Buren and daughter, with
Lieut. A R Brodie, suparintendant. were
in Phoenix having left for there on Tuesday
preceding the disaster.
An 1 n known Number Missing
"Beside these here men tion hi some twelve
or fifteen miners who were placer mining
between the upper aud lower basin, with a
number sf r&ucber along the stream, are
missing, and when all tbe casualties are as
certained, (be entire loss will probably be be
tween fifty and sixty livea
Corpse Carried Thirty Mllea.
"The bodies thus far discovered num
ber about a dosen, many of which were
found twenty and thirty miles from the
place where the flood overtook them all.
Tbe remains are mors or less mutilated,
while in a lei al cassa only fragments have
been re. the for-e of tbe flood was so
terrific that many bodies havs doubtlsas
been bur i- i in the sand, other, torn to pieces
an J oth-t in Med far south
fRlGHTfUL FORCE OF THE FLOOD.
A Uali of Mater Ninety Feet High -Its
"The impetus of tbe stream of water when
turned loose can hardly be appreciated with
out going over the gi ound covered by it.
Those who saw it say that it came down in
almost a perpendicular wall, ninety or 100
feet high, an 1 apparently crushed down, in
stead of sweeping away, everything before
It Immense boulders, weighing tons, were
thrown around as a child might toes a ball.
Enormous trsss were broken in two or torn
Into shred. Iron bars were broken and
twisted out of shape, and an ordinary flat
iron was picked up and carried five miles
anl then embedded in tbe walla of ths can
yon eighty feet above the present level of
Safe Full of Money Lost.
"A lar. e safe belonging to Robert Brow,
containing in ibe neighborhood of t?,0U0,
was swept away and no trace bas been found
of it Whatever tbe water struck went
down None of the victims was wounded,
all were drtmneJ. Tbe flood struck the
lower dam at 11 .50 p. m Five minutes later
tbe headquarters five miles below were
swept sway Several portions were at both
points watching, but notwirhstanndlng this
precaution, the number of men drowned at
the first point was over thirty, and those
who escaped did so with only what they had
on their backs, many only In their night
A Berolc Courier's Death.
"Early on the evening of the ist a cour
ier. William Akard, was ssnt from tbe up
per to the lower dam to warn tbe residents
at the latter point that the former structure
was in danger of breaking, but owing to tbe
storm and darkness he could not keep ahead
of tbe flood, and lost bis life in trying to
cross tha Hasaaysmpa within view of tbe
survirors of tbe camp he had
tried to save Charles Thompson, a
courier mho arrived this afternoon from
below Wi kenburg. and who lost bis ranch
above the low r dam, reports that nine
bodies have been discovered st Wlckenburg
and three above in addition to those already
discovered The old historic Brill ranch,
with all other ranches along the river, has
been entircl swvpt away."
LITTLE "ABE" LINCOLN DYING.
The Ph)slclans Pronounce His Case a
Loxuux. Feb. 'X The condition of young
Abraham Lincoln continues to develop un
favorable symptom, and be is now appar
ently in extretnia. His physicians made six
visits to his bedside yesterday. and last night
held a consultation with eminent experts,
with the result of pronouncing bis case hope
lees. He was breathing heavily, In great
pain, and experienced frequently recurring
spasms Nevertheless, be has exhibited mar
velooe recuperative power, which. If sus
tained, may enable him to rally, though his
recovery would be miraculous. Minister
Linooln received a large number of ca
blegrams and other communications yester
day, expressing sympathy and hope
THE JEALOUS DASTARD AGAIN.
Bo M orders a loans; Girl, Trios to Kill
Others, and Ends His Own Life.
MoXTGOatKRT. Minn., Feb JO. Thomas
Jandra. in a fit of jealousy, instantly killed
Christine, tbe 16-year-old daughter of Mrs.
Prank Waafaa, by shooting her, about 1
o'clock yesterday morning, at her home,
about Ave miles south of this village. He
also fired one shot at John Macek, which
paassi through his right lung, but not fa
tally wounding him. Hs then, after trying
to kill others, but failing, fired two bullets
through his own heart, while lying down
beside tbe doad girl
Saloonlst M. lutyre Succumb.
ST. JoexPH, Mo., Feb. i. The last of the
saloons at Piatt burg is closed After bar
ing told the crusaders that be would not
clone his saloon, but would look to tbe law
tar protection, H. G. Mclntyre yesterday
morning locked tbe doors of his establish
ment, bought s railway ticket for Chicago
The Youthful Asa ass In Again.
Mot nt Vcrxox, Ind Feb. SO, Eddie
Young, in a quarrel over a game of marbles
yesterday, was struck in the left temple with
a half brick by Jimmie Hicks, and died of
hi iajuriea. Hicks bas fled, and tbe officers
are alter him.
Citis?n of Athens, Ga., have determined
to boyco t the bustnesn of Postmaster Gen
eral Wanamaker, becauao be has appointed
a ntgro po.t master for their town.
THE WORLD'S FAIR.
St. Louis to Submit Gracefully
to Her Fate.
CHICAGO HAS A PLAN TO PB0P08E.
A State Corporation Favored Tha Cap
ital Preparee a Proposition for a Show
of Her Own, Including Bosao Interest
ing Features The Victerioas City Re
ceiving Many Congratalntlons The
General Rejoicing Besnlts In a Few
Amnslng Scenes In Court.
Wabrixotox Cirr. Feb. 96 As8t Louis
had an almost vital interest in preventing
the selection of Chicago as the site for the
Worlp's fair, there wa not a little cueioaity
and sour anxiety among the supporters of
Chicago to see bow the St. Louis contingent
would take the situation. Congressman
Frank, who represented St Louu ou the
World's fair committee, nettled tbe ques
tion so far as he was concerned
yesterday by saying to Representative
Cannon, of Illinois: "Chi ego bas won bar
spurs, and she is entitled to tbem. Ho long
as she is willing to accept in good (aith the
provisions of the bill ou which we agreed,
she will have my hearty and earnest sup
port. My people are too liberal, too broad
of mind to wish me to interpose any ob
struction to the complete success of this
undertaking, and even if they did wish me
to do so 1 should decline to do their bid
ding. This is a case where 'to the victors
beloug tbe spoUa1 "
What Chicago Will Propose.
Several representative of Chicago's inter
its in tbe World's fair matter a ill appear
before tbe house committee on tbe World's
fair and signify their desires m regard to
tbe general bill, which tbe s-mniittee will
perfect 1U such a nay as to provide for hold
ing tbe fair at Chicago. Tbe C i cago m u
are anxious to havs tbe section of the bill
proviling for the holding of the fair uudir
a national charter eliminated, and a substi
tute permitting a state incorporation insert
ad. They want tbe incorporators to be from
the stele of Illinois, half to be appointed by
tbe governor, and half by tbe mayor of Chi
cago. A request that a sub-committee of
tbe World's fair committee be designated to
visit Chicago and look over the various site
offered, with a view to deciding on one of
them, will be made to the committee, and if
the committee does not look favorably on
this, then it will be asked to allow Chicago
man to appear before it, and make oral ar
guments concerning tbe different sites
The Capital Want a Show.
Tbe executive committee of the Washing
ton World's fair board of promotion last
night adopted resolutions heartily favoring
a fair in Chicago aad recommen ling the in
corporation of tbe following provisions to
carry out tbe decision of the bouse: That an
international celebration be bald at ths
national capital in li in commemoration
of the 4 M. anniversary of the discovery of
America by Christopher Columbus, and that
tbe president of the United States appoint a
governmental commission of ten members,
in equal numbers from each of tbe two prin
cipal political parties, to formulate and su
perintend the execution of a plan for such
The Pre gramas ugge,ted
That tbe plan shall include: The enlarge
ment of the National museum into a Three
Americas museum, to remain as a memorial
building in commemoration of that great
historical event, and as a repository of tbe
antiquitit- and history of the western hemis
phere, a memorial bridge across tbe Potomac,
to . . 'iiuieuiorate the formation and perpetu
ation of the I'nbm , a status of Christopher
Cwlumbus. tu be unveiled with appropriate
ceremonfcsi on tbe Pith of October. 1S92, and
that tbe president of tbe United States invite
tbe participation ot all nation of tbe world
and all states and territories of tbe Umte i
States to visit snd Join in tbe ceremonies at
ten liug the celebration and the unveiling of
tbe statue of Columbus.
CELEBRATING THEIR TRiuMPH.
Chlcagoans Oct Vary Happy Over their
Chu aom Fb U6 There aas a ny amount
of enthulasm In this city when the news of
tbelis ati. u ft the site of the World's fair
was received The mayor I s instantly re
ceiving congratulatory dispatches from all
pert of the country. That the rejoicing
was general was developed in tbe police
courts, and it was apparent that whatever
the degree of their Americanism, the ou.
prits were all for Chicago.
They Were the People.
"We are the people." was the plaint of at
least twenty person who were arraigned be
fore Magistrate Prindivtlle and Brad we 1 1
yesterday morning at tbe Armory. All of
them ba 1 been celebrating tbe victory of
Chicago In securing the vote of congress for
tbe World's fair, but as tbey made it a little
too strtug tbe officers were compelled to
"run tbem in. ' as tbey put it.
A Patriotic wede.
"Yer 'Aner, although I'm a Sw..le. I con
sider mysel' as patriotic a citizen as any man
in tbe city of Cheecagry," volunteered Felix
McCann. a raw-boned railroad Irish la
borer. "Und me," Jutch, I'm Irish right von de
obi sot. but I soon peen a tsituton. Dot I
yell by iseecawgo. yah, hud I was habbv
mit victory und ichnepps. " So sj-oke Han
Lteen There liefore.
"Weil, jed.-e. you kuows me, sbohiy, caze I
wuz beah yUtiddyon account Z -ko Willnma
My name am Willis Potter'n you may rec'lec
dat I lick bim caze he wouldn't yell for Cbl
cawgo fur de fah. 1 done keep up de yeliing
until victory come, 'n den dis ossifah ketch
me. But I'm a honey w'eti I git- stanted."
"Me like de news, an my yella sella de
plenty banan', peanut, an' de orange. Me
vote, me gooda cit. was what Cbrh,tu Rag
giu stated.to the court.
Ah Bin IV aa Happy.
"One China boy say let if me say hip, hip,
Seebtawdo. Me knocky dow," and Chang
Wang gazed proudly about him in remem
brance ofhis patriotism to this great city.
Both magistrates were hi -lily amused at
tbe jargon and were inclined to wink at tha
fervar of the prisoners. All were fined
lightly, but tbe execution was stayei pend
ing twtter behavier,
"To tell tbe truth," quietly remarked the
two justices, "we yelled a little ourselves
when we beard tbe good news."
Bate to Chicago Already.
ST. Pail. Feb. 28. General Agent Hal
dridge, of tbe passenger depertment of the
St Paul and Kansas City, is the first to mako
use of the selection of Chicago as the site for
the World's fair as an advertisement. Yes
terday be bad posted a placard "Four dol
lars to tat World's fair."
Gladstone Getting About.
Loxdox, Feb. 88. Mr U-ladstone was
able to leave bis house yesterday afteruoon
and spent some time in the open air.
Lord Tennyson is SSaaaSSfj alow progress
Tbe funeral of John Jacob As tor took
piece in 'ew York Tuesday.
Tbe journeymen bakers at Vienna are en a
general strike for an increase of wages.
Alexis Coquillard, the noted wagon man
ufacturer of South Bend, Ind, died Tues
day. The president has appointed Bebert .
Pearson to be appraiser of merchandise aS
It is said that the estate of Samuel J. Til
den will toot up Slfi.UOO.ObV Instead of SS,
000,000 Al Batten, a Chicago man, was fined SAO
In court Tuesday for getting a lvl ysar-old
Blizzards are raging in Kansas, Nebraska
and Minnesota, tb Utter state being bleeeed
with Swo at a time.
John Whalen, a railway switchman, was
crushed to death in Chicago Tuesday whl e
coupling cars on the Lake Shore road. .
Telegrams of congratulation from neigh
boring cities are pouring into Chicago on its
selection by the bouse of representatives as
the Worlds fair city.
CHILDREN S CABBIAKES !
our jf psssssaeaasa
Will Save you Money, Time and Labor.
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TKLKPUONK NO. I0M.
Ladies' $2.00 Kid Button Shoe called the
Its the best Shoe for
John T Pickett, of last SaSSsUw
City team, Tue lay signed a three years
saajtaSMt as tnlieMer oi the TOfisuieiphia j
Player' le tgue team.
Tha L'hicago liUegnilon at Washington
City caiUsl on tl.e proo.tcnt Tu.el.iy morn
ing anl ware congralulated on their assnasss
in . ... .:u tlit- Ym la s tan.
Hi niliw ol Judge Teiry. of California,
Sara A I' lioa Tftry, created a sevne in a Sao
Franciso. DOSJrt Tuesday by denouncing
Vlaishal r ranks as the man nuo killwi tit
The Montgomery Palace Stuck Car com
pany is -mug thj Street Stable lar Hue at
Chicago for alleged tnfi lugement of patent,
and will not ba atiSo I .kith a SSS'lst I less
ttisn ivoi tJKI
At I)b i ..i. VV.s. ju t soi..,, tbe baj
tram ssbssssa, SSMsdey, an las b..uecoi-lap-el.
mjiiriug ta.nlv nve men. two Ssgh
E.11, u.i Jau.es Whereon - piobab.y fatally.
Others bad then legs ttriken.
Before tbe bouse committee ou naval af
fairs Tuesday C b C ramp, tbe shipbuilder,
said the private shipbuilding firms of this
country could build all the war veaaals t-ou
grass would likely appropriate lor.
In a letter to Tiie New York World T. V
Pitwderly invite- Samuel Sloan, pr.eident of
.bo Delaware. Lackawanna and Western
company, t.i fe-o out totlie tnm .n 1 wit., ss
for biinseit the miser r ut theuinurs.
Three nrosnaMatt physician ol iouisvilie,
srirh tw.i ucj,r'je--. stteuipt-si t.. rub a grave
in the New AH.iiiv. Int . tn.tery early
Tuesday nioruuig Officer beard of plot
and one of the negroes was sliot deed. i wo
SS the aSBtsrs, J. T Blackt.urn and W. E
Ct ant. are under arrest.
Sli pupils, children of Koinsn Catholic
par-nts. retus-si at Pitt-field, Ma- , to learn
lessons out of Myers' history uf u. ref orma
u n They were expelied and there Is much
excitement in consequence The history is
regard.td as very liberal in dealing with Ro
man Catholic questions.
f'niCAUo. Feb. 35.
Hoard of trade quotation to-day ranged as
follows: Wheat No. li Februarv, opened
and cloned ?5tC: Ma , . opened 7?c. dosed
77tc; July, opened 76;, closed Tyc. Corn
No. S February, opened and c.oeed STtfc:
Miy. opened c. i luted 3:: July, opened
3Wec. closed Sic. Oats No. - February,
opened and cloned Wye: May. oreoed iOc.
closed -0?c: Jul,-, opened auv. closed itaac.
Pork -February, opened V eTs,. closed s 7":
March, opened and i lose 1 $v.T ' May. opened
$SC97t. ilosed 510.00. Lard -February, openei
$5.TxH. closed S5.T6.
Live stock-The following were the quota
tions at the Cniou stockyards: H.s Market
opened strong at yesterday's pr cee: .ater. now
fairly active; prices unchanged, light gradss,
$3.-34.05. rough packing. S3 lisngJaj mixed
lota, $3.-544 5: heavy packing and ahtpplng
lot. $3.854.UV Cattle -Steady to strong;
beeves. S .-5 ilt-tiS; bulk, $S.a.va3.su; cows.
ll.90iiS.iM: stockers and feders. fx. 0 ISO.
Shiep-Steady: native muttons. J3.tMa5.6V
corn-fed westerns, t UU&5 iO: lambs, io.aie.50.
Produce: Butter Fancy Elgin. -7 2734c
fine creameries. 2li3fc; dairies, finest, fresh,
naatc: packing stock. &x. Eggs -Strictly
fresh, lij.!. per dox.: ice house stock. 7c
DresecJ poultry Chicken-, 7&c per lb.;
tatae. i. :o ; lc per lb-; ducks. 8 11 'c per lb.;
aassa, O) rc irib. IVstatnss -Ieerlsss, at j,tc
per bu , Bcaaty of Hebrcn. 14.1. er bu,;
Bur'oa'.ik-. 3-4itte per bu. linn tis sweet po
tatoes good to ncy. $2.75 hi Appies
liood l 1 fancy. i-.JUi3.j0 pet ool. Cranbt;.--nes
- Wisconsin bell and cherries. ajt.Oo pK,
N.v Y..HK. Feb. ii.
Wheat -No. 'i red winter. -7Via87V cash:
do Marco. tStJc; do May. 8t ; do June, MMa,
Corn N . ' mixed. ttttKUfi cash; do
March. -V-; do A ril, do Mav. 38sc.
fJats-Qinel: No. X mixed 27c cash do March.
do April. UbHc; do M iy. Utac. Kye
Nominal. I axle - Nominal. Pork Qiilet;
mee-. iWTmil It for new. Lard- guiet
Mar h ;6. S: April $ ID
Livestock: C'altle No market for beeves,
dres-ed Iieef. Ssosr; -ides "tVHc per lb.
Iietp and iaii.tts le d', y.ith moiler iu bus
neas: ordinal;.' to oisl sbts ,.. .c pel ! ; ordi
nary to good laiut. t?Me, li-s No:ain
ally stead : $4.io 4.40 per ltU tb
Hay Upland prairie. $7 90.
Bjy Ttasstay M 0CQ$t 9(1 .
Bay Wild, f3 JHsMi Oj.
On I Boftllo
Cord WooSet 5 0.
Tai. powder never varies- A marvel of parity,
strength aad wholesnsnasss, More economics
than ths ordinary kinds, snd cannot be sold hi
i isiiiisniliia with the altitude ot low test, short
weight alum or prpbospbat powders. JMdeaJa
seesaw. Rot si Baanta Powdem Co., lot WsD
8t-, N. T.
1 JUST RECEIVED I
-A LARGE SHIPMENT OF-
Of the very latest designs and all private
Before purchasing elsewhere you will find
tt to your interest 10 compare
patterns. No trouble to show goods.
the money in the city.
1622 SEC03STID ."VEHSTUE.
2011 Fourth Avenue, Dealer in
Confectionery, Cigars and Toys,
Poll Buggies, Boys' Express Wagons. Base Balls and Bats. Rubber Balls, eic.
Also s full Hue of
SCHOOL BOOKS AND SCHOOL SUPPLIES
Writing Paper. Tablets, Ink. Slates, Lssd and Slate Pencils, Stc .
STOVES AND RANGES
IMPERIAL ALADDIN RANGE for Soft Coal
ALADDIN VENTILATOR for Hard Coal
The Utesl design of tbe long series of ALADDIN Stoves. This Is beautiful ia
lts ornamentation, novel in many of its features is bound to be a jrood seller Be
sure and examine this stove aud learn its good points for after seeing it you trill
buy nn other.
I hare of rr.urse a supply of the celebrated ROUND OAKS This has I ei
s-LTC V ,ba' V 'Vbell? CBPled " Ur 48 tbeT dare -crupulous parties ;.
don ( be deceive.l -buy tbe Round Oak-made by P. D. Beck with I am the , ,
agent for above goods as well as other desirable goods. Hardware etc
JOHN T. NOFTSKER,
Cor. Third avenue and Twentieth St , Roth Inland
Our establishment is getting too small for our rapidly
growing 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 below cost. This is not a sham-sale but a bona
tide sale, as we will not carry any more Blank
ets in the future. For particulars
see local page.
The Pioneer Clothier, Hatter and Gent'a Furnisher,
115 and 117 West Second St., DAVENPORT, I A.
A, J. SMITH & SON,
TILES and GRATES.
A. J. SMITH & SON,
135 aad 1,7 Weet Third Street, Opp. Masonic Temple, DAVENPORT.
aVTHF.KI B A SUES
my prices ana
No. 1623 Second Avenue,
NXT TO ROCC HLAVD HOUSE
T ZEE IE