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THE BOCK ISLAND ARGUS, FRIDAY, FEBRUARY
THE DAILY ARGU8
J OH H W fOTTM.
Fnt Fzbrcbt iMO
HlUlt Blt eclipsed tbe hero of Jules
Verne's feariful stor, anl now area h-r
epasatknal perform vie threaten to be
cast faro the bade I is (Aid to be the
Intention of the Canadian Panfle Rail
way Mopiot, noon as one of their
mw Pacific at- a me is is completed, which
wtll be about XoTew.Sr next, to carry
tbe first Canadian eicuraioa put aroaad
the world. It is estimated tbat the
round trip will be made whhia sixty-five
days. With a feat AUctic service tbe
trip cwtdd b mad in n' three days.
CoPeBlasXaX ( BitOLt of Indiana,
about to iatoduce a bill la congress for
the appropriation of f$ ) 000 for the
erection and improvement of a ft fac
tory la larMeaapul!, for tbe manufacture
of Of Id guas end other ordnaace for tbe
nse of the atmy While such a plant l
not similar to that aitud for bj R xk
Island arsenal, still we don't see what
ladieeap- Us waais with a gun factory.
Hasn't etse B n Hirrkeonf or -n't hji
eal i ore large rn'Hieh
W tjlLS it m Dtiing and propel
Chicago be pnewr1r.l and complimenU'l
on lu matrnticent triumph in the word
fair contest, tbe greatest and moet infli
eatlal factor ia ncunng nliimate success
should receive tie meed of praise. Wr
refer to the press of Chicago, than
whm no medieval knight ever Lam
ploned a rgbteout cause more valiant!)
than did the aewpapr of Chicago m
tbe matter of the world's fair. It mem
ory serves u rightly tbe Btraid was the
first to sly its castor Into iLe ring, and
demand tbat Chicago shoo d hare
the great exposition. This kej-nute
was ukea up by ail of tu
contemporaries, and from tbe icreption
of the Idta until the final victory, there
was ao faluriag nor flinching It was
one steady advance on tbe enemies
works and tbe impregnability of tbe ar
gument presented was proof sgainst ail
assault The controversy over the
world's fair site ais" afforded an onpor
'unity to contrast tbt Chicago and Sew
York jouraais as me'ropo'.itaa newepa
pers. end In all candor it must be sa:d
that tbe conipsruon was largely in Cbt
csgu's favor Therefore we say ail hail
to Chicago, her people and especially
The Crescent club had a pleesnnt meet
iig at Turner halt last cvt-ntog despi e
ths unpleasant weather Mrs I'erkrrt
eeryed one of her cu'ornary ce en:
A little party indulged In a sl u'b ride
! Hi, an 1 Mrs. Daseaabefl a suburber
hoT,e ias: i Tr-nlng. an 1 w. re hppily en
teriaiaad. Mrs Daalafterre servtag an
The Choir rf Augustan . I ge ei "er
talasd a few friend from thia city and
Molina at tbe parlor of the Ilarper last
sesnlng. and 3 eward O'Connor spr
tempting repast In the ordinary ad; in
lag the hall.
Mr. Morns RwaOell has been enter
talnlag his fnsnds in a royai mtnotr
Wednesday evening he plated boat to
twenty gentlemen and laat eve'iiug to as
many avr The menus an both occa
sions were eU rt and Choice
. Oat In Mpawa
The Rock Island po c I opes, Is com
leg out la title m the apjlafi, O
bars been gien for ex rs aea t na
tion uniform for e,-rr meu.ber of tbe
force, while Marshal Miller has taxj I
upon a beat helmet whirh be will adopt
as tbe standard of the force The 1 1
of Rock Island will have orcaiior,
look upon our police force with prrV
Baeten is t hrtateue i wuh a at ,-ike of -tone
tos- ail at St. Au? t tit . F.a., Thurs
day: hi. Au.u t:a -i Cui t . 7
lb" erJ.-u c nf diawXkerfcS af W. m-i
. u .-n t impa i ou , ; wrr- tite
deal as, al If ii.
The Tr.nl- a' Ks4sfMl hej.k at IT al iug-
Ci';. rap.n.l & jQtt wu. TpaxwSaj
a . . ' f - . i t.ii :;i.--i
Dr E. A. Kt t'otrme. for vtnr? -r.ri rmtao
dent of r e rorli n I . ., ura-i - asylum,
itl at L ! i .mi ,:y of p ir it
O i ssn ..iomi ra . toe L . .. .,n church
ii SXXmsai nrc org hi z n as vi.-oroa-l
flgb' tuw c.inpaUvrv ei i n or. 1 of Ihu":
Ttw I i srd '' aireainsnip ntirtirn
areiT'-i ii .. i rhorasaf iin u
body or tafikalnf O arga II ivadlutopos
Tli a, u : r.m wiu bunged at Le na:
to.. Ky ji.utmI .v niori i ,g i ,r i;,- u nr ier
M Jaottss Hbaav '; n- ie i :w . ssaaxsi tud aa
tum uigut af Mat au .
Hawasgax Oaaapsbm . . an aM ppl b.'d
of a laydsar Tteurilar, aad ruinagad to
k aiaU Litis 3-sar-o. i i r., h". id a lew
Tbe cai't-enlaraaf t i. n.-it I tbr-rete
by Uie tt oi H, U. in .... u noiii
to tkwtr etiipioviu-ii tin I Ape:. 0 iber
Will daaxwa I c-nt j t
Eiwin P. M'jCabe, cotnte'J, w t. cn& Hafe
tor governor of Oklahoma, and the equalitr
iovias pwp.a of titat n ok ot wutxj are talk
trtsr oi asas ninatiu bun U tb prtJiaut p
The faxl-rai autborlti-v bare dlv-o7crei an
lUiatt diatiliary id lb noribwasUru part of
ludJaaapolie 1 be proprivtsr was an old
eolored uian. and be sold his product at (i
"Utaale John' Johcaon. Urlng aear Pike
etlla, Ky , the sovae of the Jiaifleid-McCoy
hmd, was aalutl to his door Hundar night
aaat shot daawi j aome of tbe Halflaid gang.
Whit-, a hov of Sarrse.l... 5. J..
at aadar arruet lor tnaakuig open a railway
ttta win tlseob)jiof cauaiug a railway
aieaaer. umuae tia act ad 'to m tbe
asattvv -pamp tho track "
It Is slated at Washington City that ex
Preetdeei llsv-aiantl bits aoid Oak Vkssr,"
whloh oust buu four years ago about apt -OOXi.
for alaO, Ou It consuls of about twenty
bids acres of lanu and a bouse,
The London court of appcaya baa afflr im d
aba decision which ordarvd 'ibe Dn
man's Journal to pay a fine of g&JO fur pub
Mfifiaj usrtabs comumiU on the O'dbea dtr
Voroa case Tb paper must also pay Capt
U'Hbea a oosta
Physlolaas la !few York cut u; the body
of Riff bard barrstt, who suiculsd recently
aWrett was a murderer, bat the British as
sul U mqubiag why the body wee mutilateu.
iiafi " ii uiilKfi aiiojei-l, m, i
ppxaxaxitted In Ealan 1
Tbe special ouromittxa of tbe Miiwankee
haul hoard which is Investigatiag tbe Jat
Bnwalary SthtlnUenc' hooss, auuouuee
"ortaj at pSu.uuu so far as known.
Visit aabwg swiraded some time ago whon
was fouuu wt
11181 N KANSAS.
Temperature Below Zero and
Fuel and Food Scarce.
KANY V1CTDC8 OF THE BLIZZARD.
Xaat Hwj as a heaia and laaaaltjr Xtriek
n Home A llraee Maa Attempta Be
lief .n I . His Ufa Mere Ttian a
Datra Dea'h Reported Efferti In Mlt
lamte the Klaera of Deatllniion la
ta r V neat i'robably lajared The Pla
ins atleera l"ha Haatampa Horror.
WrcwiTA, Kan.. Feb All vesterday
the rt r ury h v.r-t ai : M .i.-ap-ea ksfiSSI
aero, which is 3 degrees colder than it was
at any time last year. A violent north wast
wind added gratia- to tbe diacomfart. The
winter wheat i badiy damaged A hunting
party from the 0km. thirty mtlee west,
retomod ycteniar mornmg All ware
badly frostbitten and Tbomaa Silcat aad H
C. Loaa were nearly uncnn-ciooa It fa be
ttered aaifxiMti -a of the legs will be neces
sary Tbe Mays, from tbe southwest indi
cates great tuff rinse of cattls in the Chero
kee strip and ta tbe western part of tbe
state Cold wentber so late ia tho son sun
was not expected and. feed bed been con
sume! Many nundred head of cattle have
already died, and snonld th biiaxird con
tinue a lap oav cattleman say toe lorn wUl
be as great as tbat sontaioed saght years
People Deatlloteef Feel.
Tbe eooali. n in Mortoo. Htaeens and
a ooonttee at pitistue. The author-
hat a axaxxagaj from the o unte
: M. i uj yeeterJay atat;ng
ru :az need i lor fue.
Tbe foal baa all been consonied. and the in-
C..11 ba wuUf many people who have
V'urp T't prcM-ioi ito 'oir fuel.
Most of tbe urp!1 sent to the d reae-d
dlatnctsbavo c.'on.t-J of com snd fl ur.
and now that it has bven received there is no
turn to cook il n Wh, The section most ia
n-el of aid is from fifty to one hondred
miles from railroad. Ths d.itnbutmg
coin uait tee in Mtevejs has ha i ov.t mane
wagons sad agents looking after tbe poor,
but the cold la sr. intense tuat It i unpoasibi
to make long drivea
Indertook a Deaperate sriie.
One instance created unleei ei attention,
and called forth much sympathy. TCslnee
lay nigbt J a -nee Glover left Woodsdaie,
Steeeus county, with some coal and food in
wagon for a twenty-mil drive soavh to the
dugout in which lived his sister and two
children Her busnend died a few weeks be
fore tr-jm eipour, and Glover, who bad
been eaat. readi'd Woodsdale only an boor
before leaving to rescu bis sister He was
ainjd not to attempt tbe trip, but he could
not reinse to g, for he was certain tbst bis
sister and two children would be suffering
The nuht ss dark, and be tried to get
some one to xo with him who knew tbe road
better t-.nn he, but no ons wanted to aS
batnpt tbe aalSp
.Mothir laaane. Children Uead.
- . ...
i - . rmv Toa i.-ofumitree nupati.-niei a
load af -in .pie- to a family within four nuiee
of wj re tiiov. was going, anl tbe man in
charge aa m-lructed be aaterta.n if Giovsr
hid ree'-u d h;- destinattoa Re did s) and
fennd Mra Tomlin man- an I so badly
iNpsa tbat aha ataal an afterward B-th
Of b r ip.Jren bad died, anl nott.'.ug Auld
bessvooi 04aws or hit team tVaTOT t no
doubt that be la dead. The aaost direct read
was t.-arei.i. hut nothing c.uid o seen of
G lever or the team.
XlcM Other Deaths stepoited.
I' i '.ii ntol that, aelie lion Iin
Tom in anl bar two children sigiU dsatbx
have asgappaj In tbe northwesi part of
Steven i-cunty Sam Wooialsus his wife
and three chili r-n were foond dual y eater -diy
Two m -n Ira Csafl-ld and Henry
Webb whe Hex J in the western par; of tbe
oouaty were ai found v-ictim of tae bUs
xard It is hp tvei 8. C Campbell was
enn.-ht in the storm Wednesiav clgbt aad
penahed while trym; to reach ' vxiedale
A Related HlUaard Rluwlag.
MixvxaXOUX Fen. H Special to Tbe
Tribune fro-a Lyons, Lv, say: Tbe first
hard snow storm of the season struck as
yeterday. It was not vary cold, but last
night a regular billiard from tbe west set
In. Tbe -now U auroral inches deep and
CLUX Ranrts. la. Feb. 2V A heavy
snow storm prevailed ail yester oar Last
night a heavy wind wsa drtftin? the snow,
and blcx kadtai ars tinmibnr I: ass grow
ing col ir rapid. y
BrxLi0T0t. ia . Fsb 2$ A fierce blix
sari cf wmd and snow :ru k Burliugton yes
terday arternoon. an i sereral inches of "the
lat er u ere deposited ma short tuna The
sncw ir.rung tavily. aad there is appre-hen-inn
that trains will be delayed. Re
port f.-on. pomts in eastern Iowa indicate
rough weatner. with unusually low barom
eter H ASS A YAM PA'S DEATH-ROLL
ProbnlilT ISO Lives Lost by the Dam-Burn-The
Pki Tt. A. T . F b. 8S Tbe magnitude
of the rlineier in tbe Haaaayarnpa valley,
oxoied by th- leirmn? of the Waiaut Grove
Storace .L.pany's dam is just beginnmg to
be realise L All along tbe course of tbe Has
mrcnipa river there ware p'.acrr mining
catr p-. here to-day and there to-morrow,
the o mparts of wnich were, in most cases,
unknown by name even to those working
nert tuem Many of tbse placer
miuors bare perished. and among
the tiodiea reoDverl far down tbe
valley are the n ma n of people whom no
one is ahie to identify. Tbe number of Uvea
lost it now estimated at not less than ISO,
and proh-ihly h -xreed too., flurea. while
tbe property lo-s wul resch up into tbe mill
Ions of dollars. A number of bodies were
recover-ei 1Velnf-aday, but only five identi
fied nli laborers as follows: William
AkoT'l f ha lea Brackett, M. Caanor Fran
cieco Frculer. Alexander McMlilen.
Past the Itaiirer-Ltne Kt alru.
Ca!1:'j. I.l. Fib. a Tbe Ohio river
pn , ha: is known aa the danger-line bore
a mm axdaXgi and is overrunning its nate
oral banks, compelling large numbers of
xettlera to move. 1 he leittoms lor many
nd here in Kentucky and Missouri
are rtibruersr d. and the railroads are suffer
ing much from softening of road-beds, waab
outa, and land-slides The river is rising at
tbe rate of a foot in twentj -four hours.
1 In Water Boom at LnulaviUe.
Lor is vi l x, Ky., Feb. if The Ohio
river is out of t banks and rising an inch
an hour. Travel between here and Cincin
nati by the Ohio and Mississippi railroad is
cut tm, but tbe Louisville and Xashville is
stlli open. There is no fear of great dam
age.. The (li lo at lnclnnatl.
CixciHuaTi.Feb. vai At midnight tbe Ohio
river had reached forty -five feet, t wo and one
bad locbea.au j tiU rnpl ilv risiuR 1 wo more
inches will cause th-' railroad to etevtwkm
all trains leadlug out of the Grand Central
station The backwater from the Ohio en
ter In e the Mill street sower has covered tbe
track-at several points. Washouts between
Lawrenceburg and Aurora are. reported, aad
the Big Four trams are not running
ii.. Tuscarawa Out of Danke.
Pmxxi-fto, Fsb. 8. A Maaslllon. O.,
special to Th- Tunes says- The Tusoarawas
river ie out of its bank The northern part
ot the i ity is Inundated, a number of streets
being I in passable. More than fifty reel
itaxois are surrounded The water ia almost
to tbe bi.-b-water mark of lt9s aad tbe dam
age to property will be great
TRIED TO KILL A DOCTOR.
Desperate Attempt to Assassinate a Col
CoLCstnca. O . Feb. SB. About 1 1 o'clock
but Mifht a desperate attempt was msde to
ase ass, nate Dr. Alexander Net:, one of the
lealing physicians and bast-known men of
this city An unknown man called at tbe
doctor's rami lame and rang the bell Tbe :
doctor, suffering from Influents, went to tbe i
door and naked what was wanted. Tbe man
an ue wa.i -i . ClOc io z oi atSeu-l
hut nek wif Th d ; - ,ki - lisrei tbs
man who he was an I waere b dved. Tbe
visitor answered tbtt h j nam- n Corbin,
snd tbat be lived on East Gwdr I street The
doctor said he eras too i l f oout. but
would fit bim some powders.
Mlseed Murder hy a l air.
He did co. and opnel the door e few
Inches to hand them oat. wh -n the Ban
ban at mto the hall, drew b j r voiver, and
psaebsg it against the dm-tor'; bead, said :
"Til kid you." at tbe same tim- pulling the
trigger, but it failed to go off, ind tbe doc
tr immliatelv grabaei tbe man. After a
taaperata struggle ths doctor 1 1 -c -eded in
taking the revolver away from :hs suassin.
whereupon he ran out Tbe amily, with
tbe doctor, then went up-stair. and directly
tbe man come back and smash 1 m several
win-lows with bu whs ate
Like Err. Croala's Ca. e.
Tbe doctor's daughter ran to t is telephone
tad calie 1 up police beadqu trt -t A patrol
wegou was sent to tbe nasi I mce and a
guard placet in the bouse It is thought to
be a bold att-rop? at a-a-M 'i n or to
murder the doctor for money The object
was to get tbe doctor out on i n errand of
merer, like Dr Cronin'. wh n this un
known nun. with o'ber.'confel rates aear
and in bii.ng. woul 1 pounce t n and kill
A CHAN'Ct FOR ABE LINCOLN.
Hla Death trrsaoail) Rep rted Two
Operations Performs L
Loxpoy. F-l -Tbe report .t the death
of young Abraham Lin.oiu. - u cf the
UnitH States minister, sent out Wlneday
night, was evroceoua Tbe boy is Hill alive,
and there are alight hopes of hu recovery
very slight Tbe abscess wss Ian- rd Wednes
day sight, when he was thought to be in tbe
rigors of death, as a dernier pax rr, and the
relief was inetintaneons. It aa. h ever,
announced late yeaterdsy after at on that the
only chance of life lay in tbe su- .ea-, n an
otber operat.o io which the ?bances are
The Operation Xaeeeeils.
At milnight the boy was rest a quietly
and comfortably Tbe second op.-rat.on was
performed in the afternoon and further re
lief was experienced, wbll - tbe symptoms
became more favorabka. A dra n was in
serted and pu ia flowing freely. The suc
cess of tbe operation has revive, the hopes
of the family tbat be miy recover.
Minister Lincoln It. mm Tlianks.
Mr. Lincoln requ-.-st public eipressionof
his own and Mrs Lincoln's appreciation of
the many cabieaTs ni- of sympath cau--d by
the errooeoua rumor of the dee b of tneiV
son. which were reovived vest 1st. Us
aays the physician, attending his em say
that the patient ha surprised them and all
others about him br not only surviving
Wednesday nub', but by laeing .u (Sclent ly
strong yesterday morning to rermit the
operation of tapping, which re.ieved tbe
heart and lunm from effusion. CVbat as
pronounced to be an e most cerbdnty fatal
operatl-.n has st lrast temp-irari.y reversed
the patient's hopele-ei condition Though
there I still great danger, the fiaasXta are
n it without hope- of tbe patient's recovery
WRECK OF A STOCK TP. aiN.
The riresaan aad a Uunawar u Fatally
Injured Two Othei Badlv Burt.
ELOrX. Ills. Feb H A Ml.w.iik-e and
St Paul freight aaBMad with a flock tram
at Salt Creek ye-rterdav morning Tweive
cars of the stock train wore demobs bed, much
stock killed, two person faraoy injured,
and two boy bi.i'.y hurt. The ric-ims were:
Firemen Ogdaa, Chicago ;ata..y injured;
Charlse Alexander, fatally injured. Patsy
Ryan. seri..u-i-.- hurl: Henry Alser, badly
inj.iei a -t-.n ier, Ryan and , .g-r wars
bevs. who had run away from their boms st
Baloit. aTaj an.i were ovnosaled in a stvck
The - al ranssarasraey.
PtXXXrTAWXlT. Pa., Feb. A loe strike
situation here has aeeuined an tig v phase.
The Buffalo. Rochester and Pittsiarg Coal
company bat been steadily filling ' be placet
of the o 1 men un :. th-re are no a TOO men
at arork guarded by a force of 910 polios,
and tbe new m-n stsy within tbe lines all
tbe time tor f sr of violence from tbe I.ouo
men who .ir.-ojt. It will be nooe-sary for
the company to keep these guards as long as
toe oi 1 U..H. rs remain In this eXsta ty. for if
a crowd of ' i.i k-:e." should cone in con
tact with the strikers there wdl ! laraSaBl
The Imprisoned Miasrs Enci.pe.
SXaMOKJx. Pa.. Feb a Tbe firs In tte
Cameron colliery snipe is burning
with increased intensity and t ie arork
of flgbtm; the flames is endsred
very dangerous by tbe gas. Tbe two im
prisoned men succeeded in effecting their ea
cape Wedueadsy night through an o A chamber-.
Tenty-thre mules wrre ssethared
It is lmpoe;bie t i ssXtswaXs as yet tU amount
of damage t - a atll raaaR ffroal ths Are
MOOP LA FOR C-ilCG0
Tbe VTartd' Tair Delegate Give i a Rip
Cicaoo. Feb its. Tbe arrival lome of
ths Chicago delegation that wen: ta the na
tional capital to gire a pull on the World's
fair rope was the occasion yesterday of an
enthusiastic reception. People whe do not
read the city paper closely wonder d achat
it meant when a procession headod by a
brass band, choering and rejoicing, paraded
tbe streets an hour or so beforv noon.
Bad s nsw base ball team come
to town ? was the first q lesrion,
which was answered when the yells or Chi
cago and the World's fair were mi le out
About 150 citizens, beaded by halt tae city
aldermen. rnt to eiouth Chicacoin i special
train to meet the "conquering hero s" and
escort them to this city, where, as st tied, a
procession was formed and paraded t ie prin
cipal street, the Ch eapo Zouavae )eiag a
feature of the peg writ and found its way to
tbe city ball Jamae R Sr?ott. of tbe Vofld'i
fair committee, welcomed tne borne- omers.
Mayor Crogiar responding. Several ntbsr
jf -Ltlemen also spoke, and tbe occascsn was
made one of general rejoicing and slicita-tioi.
k i I I litlonlstsv
Torxxa, Kan.. Feb A Tbe stab Prohi
bition convention yu erday adopted reaolu
Hon denouncing th appointment ol Jndgt
Brewer to the supreme court beach, and de
claring tbe appointment proof cot elusive
that the present national adminlstra ion de
sire to conciliate tbe liquor power: d nounc
ing tbe president for having; wine at Lis state
dinners, and denouncing the vice president
for having a bar in th"Shorhani"a- Wash
ington City. Ex-Governor 8b Joht spoke
in a similar denunciatory strain, and I itterly
opposing the protective tariff.
He Is a Love of a Man.
PostoXA. Cal , Feb. 28 H. B Mum all was
arrested Wedneeday at Lu wando ca i com
plaint of Mrs Nellie C. Adams, of C srboa
dale, Ilia, who claims him saber bisband,
although he baa a wife living at Eterando,
whom be married at Rocbelle. lib. Tbe
wife at Etewanda Is 5o. 8. She has ample
means and declares that aba will do every
thing in his defense, as be is "tbe gri ndest,
loveliest, sweetest husband trod ever made.
Reported Against Prohibition
Borrox, Feb. 2ts The liquor com Dittos
of the legislature yesterday reported mam
moutly agauvt enacting a straight p-obib-ltory
law, ana aleosgalu-t reducing ttahlgh
lice use fee of tbe first class from $1,(00 to
Abb The same committee reported i inex
pedient to appoint a committae to ii veeti
gats tbe workings of the license aa 1 pro
hibitory laws of other states and cons tries
Mall Car Destroyed by Fire.
Baa Fkaxczeco, Feb. 28. The mat stor
age train, Jto 47, west-bound, was t lrned
yesterday morning at Blue Creek, U tal . The
oar and con tents are a total lose, dsstr Dying
through mails for this city consisting , .f lav
tars and papers There a as no regi tared
mall in the car The amount of mail b irned
and the cause of tbe fire ia unknown.
e Was Alter a Croats Baapeet
Boarox. Feb 28 Detective Oordco. of
CblragD, left here (or 5w York yesterday.
He came her Wedneeday and, with a Bos
ton offioer, spent the day in an unsuco esful
search for one of ths Cronin suspects, t bom
he had reason to suppose ws located h re.
The Long-Delayed Inauguration
HAPPY DEMOCRATS BY THOUSANDS
Gather to See the in -tails' ion of Theli
First novernur for Thirty-Four Tears
Points fioan tbe Inaugural Address
Prohibition Deaonnced and Llrenee Ad
voeated The 1 ir.fr Question Ulseassed
Aa Immense Throne at the w Ex
Dxs MOIXX9. Is . Feb iTS tjoveruor Boies
was yesterday afternoon inaugurated in tbe
ball of tbe house of representatives an the
first Democratic chief executive of the nate
elected in thirty-four years As became ths
occasion, the capitol was gay ly decorated
w.th fiai and patriotic emblems Tbe single
rata for r .un i-trip tickets from all ttats
pomta, granted l.y tbe various rai road com
panies, operate! to secure the attendance o(
a vast con .-ou res of visiters
The military paraiie. conducted by Adjt
Gen Beesn as marshal, comprised the Na
tional Guard of Burlington. Sicux City.
Ottuuiwa. Dubuqui aud LV Monet, an l
was one of the most imposing pieanta ever
Witnessed in Iowa.
The Inaugural Addre.
In bis inaugural addreas Governor Boies
reviewed those questions which st present
attract tbe attention of tbe people of the
state With regard to tbe railroad situation
the governor said "Prior to our present
laws th purchaser of transportat ion was
at the mercy of tbe railway companies Tney
abused their p-.-wer. and to gain great divi
deud- individual and public rights aere
Ihe rrohibltory Law Denounced.
In speaking of the prohibitory lav, f.ie
governor said tbat from Its inception t. th
present time it bed been despised aud ignored
in most of the large cur of tbe state. Th
us of intoxicating bev.-ragee had not di
minished, but the mil 'ions of capital invested
by citizens in the traffic had been caimly
wiped out without a pretense of compoutet
ing thov a ho n er ruined as a consequence
of such action. Enforcement of the law hau
meant tbe impuwi lament of those interested
in the buMue-. Xae g. ftarpar said that, ia
his judgm nt. tue fact tuat tne law was a
cruel violation of oaeoi the uiojt precious of
human right coustitutisd thd chief otxtecle
to its enforcement.
Favors a License I ns.
The platform of Lie dlflVreut poll icai
parti-.aj wer.; then ref-rred to by Gov ruo:
Boies to show that no poli'ioai is.ue asj
ever more c.esriy .reont-1 t- or more
thoroughly un ieistoo-l by, the masses than
was that of kgo.ativ prohibition in Iowa
by the 30pl- the state during tbe las
campaign. Toe p-- l i up- u tj.
bvue. aLd u. se leea I sn :::iugwere
enutied to the benefit- of a Ciie ully fiauiej
1. en-ik I a u-i.-l i gi-iation broai
enough tj eaver snore thau tne cofa
Tlie BkiIo of Representation,
asntriag to the roprewrntativn quistlon
he said tl.cceu-usof 1S5 bowed tbepopu
lAtii" of the s'ate to be, ia round numb rs,
1,754,000, h v h should have made the aituii
ratio Cor Ml cumbers I'. Vto instead o:
adiptiDi; Bbsi i.-j-r-tier. the legislature m lSsfl
nactei tbat 24,000 should U toe rano of
rajpreKcn'nt jv- .ud divided tne MatM into es
se rat v distneas 'o ls tlian sixteen of
tbeee d stnets, is thn forme i. cuutsined
leax thsi. Lababitau:a lie believed
that such au appcrti'jciii-i.i a aa a grave sr
ror. if not aa actual an ng
Taxation aud Bast Tariff.
Tne governor th-n toot up tbe ubj. t of
taxation. lie said tuoaaand of people
oned property in tba state on meL thaw
d. i not assy taxes, aad ttoaasusds ; al I taaat
who did ,ct own properry He fa.orel an
aquaLta'.a oi the puUic bar ten by leg ..a
tire easctmeat. Any syst-mot taxation
which took from on-.- C.af to give to another
was an unequa: an i ur.perHai asxtrll ution
of put ,.c bur l- t-s, and ihouli be abolished
He teen made an argumont agatkeat protec
tive tariff as a oat tonal policy Tbe govern
or wss SaXtPQf spplauded ail thr'ugh hu
Ibe Reeepllon la Ihe Evening.
Ths receptioi. by oorernor B.ics la the
sWXaAng wa hsid in tne execative rooms ot
the cap.tui. aud It hnpgpg lo that magnifi
cent edili.- uic lasnxM crowd of people ever
within in a..r Capt. Beal. the one-armed
sentry who has stooa guard over its portals
since it as first opeueu to the public, stated
that not iess than Mfltt people faaxnaj
through tr.c cap . .ait .. : t It was
expected that tbe wp:; u would begin at
8. out bejere thul hour -,J people haagsth
ered snd v. hen tue governor au 1 party ar
r.' svi a fsw luomenu later and the doors of
the rv-1 p, if n rc m wt rs thrown open the
Idtrrabec Head the Receiving Line.
Adjutant tieneral Beeaon prase a ted thfa
aalk-rs to Gvarcor Larrabee. who stood at
tbe bead of the column. At his right were
Governor Boies and Lieutenant Governor
Poyneer. w,tn Mrs. Larrabee. Mies Loiea.
Miss Barber, of Water .oo. and Miss Fo.naer
in tie order uamed For two hours a con
bullous stream of callers Hied in, shoot
hands as r p by as possible, and then pasted
out. At lo o el'ick the doors were Cioeed.
The r.lo,Kltblrtj French Editor.
London. Feb. Tho French newspa
pers of tbe opposition are raising a terrific
bowl at tbe decision of the Paris government
to participate in Emperor William's labor
conference at Berlin. Ibe decision, toeat
journals declar , is a comple.- surrender oi
tbe priucipk-s which every French govern
ment and i very French cixzen has held since
"France as despoiled by i..riuan gr-ed and
German vnndr. i3i."" and in lb-it spirit the
act will ia; r the French electors at
tbe earluet opportunity offrnn
Too Many ir.i. lo 11 - Row.
SaiLBIMLLE. Iud , Feb. Dr Johu B.
Stewart, a promineut byician of thia
county, alio as aiout to marry Miss Law,
daughter of a wealthy farmer, a sued
yesterday for lareacb of promise by Mra
Josie Sullivan, a handsome young widow, to
whom no has ien paying assiduous attea
tion for some time, who demands $5,000 for
breach of promise and also asks ,OoO on an
Believed to Hart Been Murdered.
Mur.vxaPOLis, Minn., Feb fit A Tribune
special from Chamlrhiin. S 1) . says: An
old negro woman, well-known in this section,
was burned to death yesterday morning
Her building caught fire, and she wan una
bie to e op- Tue general belief is tbat she
was murdered and then burned la cover up
traces of tbe trims. The afBatl i-h-ingin-veetlgateJ.
7 he Milliard Tourntncnu
cw ToKK. Feb. 28. At tbe billiard con
ten yesterday Ives beat Heater by a score of
000 to 199, and Schaefer beat Dal It 5t0 to
May S'srtTou Sirs. May brick.
Lojrpos, Feb. l. Report is current that
tbe queen has about decided to grant a par
don Mra May brick, the American woman
now ssrving a life sentence for the alleged
poisoning of her husband It is said that
bar majesty has recently sent to tbe boms
secretary tor papers in the case, and thatjan
influential ry s gnod petition in Mrs. May
brick's beLa.f has reached the queen,
through tbe prit.ee of Wales
Is the Barf lar a Woman.
Evaxxttllk, Ind., Feb. 28. Over fifty
houses have been robbed ot thousands of
dollars worth of property during tbe last
two weeks at Boonevdle, Ind, twenty miles
north of this city. Tbe rubber defies bolt,
bare and policemen, and baa a musical laugh
whloh those who have beard it say must be
long to a young woman. He or aba marks a
peculiar cipher on the walla of every house
Commodore George B White, chief of the
btwaau Oi yar nr. i docks in t u navy de
partiueut, 4m4 eXttfenie al has uome m
liasningion Ctv itiarakf mwumgof ra
attucx of apopkxy. lie was regarded as
one oi luc iuot BtPaaXM offloers tn toe serv-
DEi i iHE BASTILE
Trying to Find That Executive
NEWSPAPEB M8 PUT ON THE RACK
They Steadlastly and t'nanimoasly Ht fuse
to "tne.l." and Continue to Report
Proceed ins? The Attack ou the Civil
Service t'oauusisioa Vurther Testi
mony lharges Aarainst Taele Sana's
Conrts Slatne of Co'ittiathas Capital
Washinotos Cut. Feb. -.H The senate
committee, of which Senator Dolph is chair
man, appointed to investigate the leakage in
executive news, examined several newspa
per corre-ipoudenta yesterday and questioned
them at great length as to tbe source of their
information concerning executive matters.
Jules Gut hri lge. of Ths New York Herald;
A. J. Hubbard, of the Associated Press.
George G Bam. of tbe United Press: M. G.
I .' .-iteud i f . correspondent of The New York
Tribune, aud F A- Depuy, of The Nsw York
all refused to reply to questions as to
where they got their information. They all
considered it their professional duty to de
cline to give th -ir source of information.
Bain a a- aavd whether be deeired any time
to eon.aer his position m ths matter and
-bated tbat be did not. He was ordered to
appear aain to-day.
ever Idstea at Keyholea.
F. A. Depuy volunteered toe statement
tbat no newspaper man ever obtained any
information by listening at keyholes, or by
questioning employes of the senate, leaving
the inference that they got their informa
tion frotn the senators tbeme"ves Indian
Commissioner Morgan, who bad been
brought mto the matter by a newspaper par
agraph ye-terJav suggesting that he uid
given away tbe secret session debates regard
fug hu own confirmation, went before the
committee tod. nv the implication
They Still Get the News.
The senate wing of tbe Capitol was closed
entirely to every oue yesterday, except sen
ate employes and senators, according to the
rule adopted Wadnesday. Ail press repre
sentatives were excluded from the rooms In
the rear of the press gaiiery. Tbe gallery
doors, which are massive and metal-bound
affairs, were cioeed and locked. Notwith
standing thi. the newspapir men announced
that the secret session was devoted almost eg
clustvel? to consideration of unobjectionable
nomination, the report on that of R C
Warmoth for col!eotor of customs at New
Orleans being favorable.
THE CIVIL SERVICE INQUIRY.
Farther TeatlBiony from Oberly Looking
into ihe Second Charge.
WasHlMiT s I'iTr. Fab. 28 Just before
tbe hous civil service commi-siiti luvsati
gating ti- . iisres ageaXaXt Kb commission
adjuurned Wednesday x-tJ.-uimisiooer
Oberly, was recalled, showed that the
questions referred to as having been offered
to Miss Dabney by Professor Flyaa could
not have lasn other than questions used at
an examination previous to the one at which
Mis Dabuey mi examined, whatever those
sbs efteraari saw might have been; In other
words. in both cases tbe listtof qu-rtiof. ware
okl ones, and Fiynn wa nsrer ixyBsatd with
tbe questions for an examination to take
place subsequent la the time when taey
came into bis possession Professor Finn
stated positively that he told Mist Dibuey
that the quesfttor.s were old ones
A Second Charge Examined.
The firr business ot the commutes yeter
lay wa rha charge that Baney. a steuorra
puer, Lad been promoted aa ttare " ars
betur s:-iiographers than htm en tbt eligi
ble list Regarding the charge Comai.-on-er
Lymat. said that Baiiey bad been exam
ined an 1 that his promotion wa in con
formity with the law. Wilson 3. Srargat,
formerly a stenographer for ths commis
sion. aid that he did not know of Mr. Bailey
doing any stenograph! work for a year pre
vious to bis promotion. Be wa than cross
examined by members of the committee. In
answer to a question by Commissioner Rxsj
velt, aritneas acknowledged taring i-?ins peg
tonal loxtkag .gains: Cfcief Cxa-n.tier Web
ster, of the commission, who had several
time reported errors iu his woxk.
Sturges Was Sot Xatlsfactorv.
Witness said that Mr Rooeev,t had slated
that his work wag not satisfactory to tbe
commission, and be was Informed tbat be
won I i have ao find employmaot elsewhere:
but sulsequently through his Mr Rosse
velt'si assistance be was transferred to the
Mr Bailev. the stenographer. wb it is al
leged, wa promote! Improperly over other
employee. tstifl.d that he had been required
to do stenographic work, and said that he
would be willing to do tbe reporting of the
present proceeding, and had done so at the
first sitting of tbe inquiry
Commissioner Roosevelt Explains.
Commissioner Roosevelt here took the
stand ani gave the facte ia tus case of the
transfer of Sturges. He said that Sturge
had been toM that he would have to leave,
but out of kindness to him he had (rone to the
war department and told an official that
Sturges had been with the commission, snd
bis worV bad not been atjsf actory, which he
believed was due to the exceptional circum
stances cf Sttirgts' position because he la
bored under tbe belief in the offir-, that he
was a protege of ex-Coiumissioner E-lgerton.
and that feeime made him a poor clerk aad
disgruntled with the commission, but this
wou d not interfere with hi being a useful
clerk In tb war department, to which he
A STATUE TO COLUMBUS.
The Senate Passe a Bill for That Purpose
The Atkinaon-Pendleton Contest.
Washington Crrr, Feb. ste. Tbe senate
yesterday passed a till for ths erection of a
bronze statue of Christopher OMumbus at
tbe western entrance to tbe Capitol grounds.
Tbe bill declaring trusts unlawful was then
discussed, the committee having moved to
strike out tbe provision fixing penalties
George denounced the bill as unconstitution
al, and said it would prov inefficient, and a
miserable sham. Paddock introduced a
bill to amend tbe act creating a bureau of
animal Industry. After a brief executitu
serion tbe senate adjourned.
The house first took up tbe contested elec
tion cae of Atkinson vs. Pendlebm. First
Virginia district, and, after bear:ne Pendle
ton In his own behalf, adopted the r-port un
seating bim. On tbe final vote tbe Demo
crate refrained from voting, and the result
was yees. lfti; nays, 0 the speaker count
ing a quorum Atkinson was then sworn in
and took bis seat amid applause on
tne Republican side The rports in the
Mudd-bompton case from Maryland, one
unseating Mudd, and tbe other in favor of
Compton. were received A bill wa re
ported providing tor a census of
Chinese in the United States; also
a bill to pay government employe tn
well-known eight-hour day claims. Bills
ware introduced : To reueve depeadeut wid
ow of soldier who ars not provided for in
tbe pension laws; to author. a recounol
anoe for a railway througu tbe Central
sunerioan state to Bolivia, to put two
somen on the World' fair board of control
After discuMing In committee of the whole
the urgent deficiency bdi, without action,
tbe nous adjourned.
Fraud la Caited abate Court.
WaXBXXOTOX Citt Feb. JSL The house
judiciary committee has agreed to report fa
vorably to tbe bona a resolution providing
for a congressional Investigation of the prac
tice in several TJnitei States court, princi
pally those of Alabama and G-xirgia, of sus
pending aentanon in criminal case. Tbe
resolution was pnd at tbe instance of th
attorney general, who laid before tbe com
mittee aome start ling information. It is
claimed tbat the under officers ot tbess court,
if not the judge themselves, are combined
together for tbe purpose of defrauding tbe
government. The alleged method pursued
wa to try numerous case that could not be
sustained, and summon a great number of
unnecessary witness s. ths parties in tbe plot
dividing ths feat, etc.
The Foreign Storage Question.
WAgarxoTOX Citt, Feb. ' Th Jour-
CHILDREN'S CARRIAGES !
ii itvasjraxsj i
sinri c. i . T.m i t .iw..
Evskt Hoi-tsFEisn Sboclo ii. owa.
- j iaii t . v 1 1 r iv uiciu.
For Sale By
TELEPHONE tO. 1058
C ARSE St GO-'S
Its the best Shoe for the
narymen Cooper' aeoci.iiiou of Mew York !
and Brooklyn were hearJ by tbe committee
on wys and mean yesterlay. Jr-im Mc
Uuirk. Patrick Collins an I othe-s sre pre- ;
nt X petltluu containing S.ifJj naoai of j
coopers and lat-orer was i r ; Th .
petiuon ask for relief umler tbe present
tariff which prevent a thir opportunity of
employment bv aaypaalg th i -, r u z of sugars
In Cuba and England VcUuirk requested
tbat tbe duty on tuar be assessed n the
quantity that nr.- into consumption in thir
country, so tbat there Ptllpot bo au extra
duty of the ahrinkare while in stor. This,
it was claime I. Is en inlu vintut to hold It
abrad rather than in America.
Taking Tali of Ah Mas,
Wa-HiNiiTosCiTv, Feb is MciCsuna of
California rep.rtU favorably to tit house
yeterdv from th- bsesauscsiaaadttB th bill
introduced by Morrow to provii for a com
natal oumration id tbs Chme9 population i
in tnis country, il- Ktnua ttatel mat the
bill proposed to furnish each Chinese person
with a cerriucat describing hitu. and that
any Chinee person found in the Cnitel
State after the taking of th; rail I at I ls ail
a cs-tifl.-ata shall be returnei to the place
from whence ha came.
That Preaohcr Can't Come tn.
VCaanrsoToN Crrr, Feb Ths trTas
ury department has Informed the Christ
church vestrymen of Lewtibury. Pa . that
as bring in a minister from Canada under j
contract has lasso, dscidsxi by a United States
circuit court iu He York' tui violation
tne aiin contract labor law
v"aAniGTot crrr. yb. a Air.on? the
nonviaation eonurniei by tna nate yester
day srere tbe followin?: Willi n B. Mc
Craery. of Uichigan. consul at Valparaiso .
R- M. Pearson. appraiser of merchandisa at
Judge Brewer's Sjccessor.
WasHijrorox crrr. Paa BBL TaaaaaeC
Henry C. Caldweii. of aVltessaac, was sent to
the senate yesterday for the ofriee c f Caitrd
State circuit judire for tne eighth circuit,
vice David J. Brewer. resisuel.
Appointed Iltrlct Attorney.
WlaPIPPIW CiTT. PWi Attorney
General Miller has appointed DeWi;t C.
Crain assistant district attorney for the
northern district o' Iw
rHiCAOo. FeV IT.
Hoard of trade quotation to-day ranged a
)liow: Wheat No. 2 February, opened
ind closed :uic: Mav, op-ncd TTtjr, eloed
: July, epeaad J8c, closed '.6i4.-. Corn
So. - Kc' ru irv. opened an l i leed SM':
t iv. opened 2P"ir; cloje.1 3 s: ; July. oined
closed jlc. Oats -No U' February,
ipeaed and closed 3He; May. opened He.
ctoaed Urfr; Jul-. opene-l 3BH"', closed 2C4c.
Pork February, opened and close 1 J9.7st4-.
March, openeit p-.tw rlosed SS.TTm, May.
opened t . dosed S10.O). Lard February,
openei o.:2Vfc. closed J&rj.
Live stock The following were the quota
ilons at the Union stock yard: Hugs Market
ipened fairly active, with prices for bust
light and heavy 1 ts 5 higher: othr grades
unchanged: light trades, S3 .04.06. rouit'ri
packing, $3 70ii;t.r5; mlied lots, S.ia.t6.
iimw noi kinff anil aKirmina lnta ctfinnr.
Cattle Steady, good to choice beeves, Una. i
rs-s j o. uu nor to pretty gooo, weak, pit'
a.iO. cows and mixed, 1.5di48.: stocker
and feeder. $&0 S..-. Sh ep-Weak; . ftloc
lower; corn-fed westerns, S v..VC. naliv
muttons, f .Ka5.Ho iambs, o.at .
I 'rod uce: Butter Fancy Elgin, ;7 -STUc
nnecreameriea. Oiitac: dairies, finest fresh
HfcSSc; packing stock. &ic. Eggs-Strict ly
'resh. leg-leV per dos.: ice bouse stock 7c
red poultry-Chiokena, 7: per 'lb.
turkeys, KM01c per lb.: docks. Sli p-r Ib.:
eese. OJVio par lb. PoUtoes Peerless, at2.
Pr bu ; Beauty of Hebron. 3&338c per bu
Burbanks. 8eVtoc per bu. Illinois tweet po
tatoea, good to faocy, it "Z . Apples
i rood to fancy. $a.0ij-i.V) per 6bL Cranber
rie Wlaconsln ball and charriea. t per
(lay Upland prairie. $7 SO.
Say Tbaaaar pj v iftje 80 .
Oay-WIM. n OOOI Oj.
Cord WooOiS B tt 0.
never varies. A Barrel of parltr,
wuau io rain '', bh cannot o sold in
oosspesui B w tn ibe multitude o low test, short
welant atom or pr ohosnaau oowders Aut I il
lorai Baars Powota Co.ii08fWn
-A LARGE SHIPMENT OF-
Of the very latest designs and
at - T sP s a j
wjum rseiore iitin nasinc e snwiiprp
it to your interest to compare my
patterns. No trouble to show
Ladies' $2.00 Kid Batton Shoe called
money in the city.
1622 SlECOIIXriD AVENUE,
- 2011 Fourth Avenue. Dealer II
Confectionery, Cigars and Toys
Doll BuKgtes, Bujg' Eipresa Wfm, Base Balli and Bats, Rubber Balls, etc
Also fu.l lis of
SCHOOL BOOKS AND SCHOOL SUPPLIES
WritiDK Paper, Tablets, Ink. Sla'ea. Lead and Slate Pencils. Etc.
I AT A FiTiTXTl I
STOVES AND RANGES
IMPERIAL ALADDIN RANGE for Soft Coal
ALADDIN VENTILATOR for Hard Coal
The latest design of the long series of ALADDIN Stove.. This Is beauilfu ia
its ornamentation, novel in many of iu featurea-is bound to be cood seller B
sure and egamine thi stove aud learn iu good poinu for after seeing it oj ,
buy no otber. '
I have of course a supply of tbe celebrated ROUND 0AK3 This baa bccL
so popular that it i. being copied a far aa the? dare ov unscrupulous rartie but
don t be der-eived-buy the Round Oak-made by P. D. Beckwith I Lm tbe -agent
for above goods as well as other desirable goods. Hardware etc " "
JOHN T. NOFTSKER,
Cor. Third avenue and Twentieth St., Rock Island
Our establishment is getting too email 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 ont our entire stock of
BLANKETS and LAPROBES
at and below cost. This is not a eham-sale but a bona
fid sah as we will not carry any more Black
ets in the future. For particulars
see local page.
The Pioneer Clothier, Hatter and Gent's Furnisher,
115 and 117 West Second St., DAVENPORT, IA.
A. J. SMITH & SON.
TILES and GRATES.
A. J. SMITH 6c SON,
188 aad 187 Weat Third Street, Opp. Masonic Temple, DAVENPORT.
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No. 1623 Second Avenue.
PSXT TO BOCK I5LAHD Hor-E