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THE HOCK ISLAND AliGUS, SATURDAY, MARCH
THE DAILY ARGUS
iOHN W POTTIH.
Saturday. vARrn 15, 18W)
in:titM it t i i) ' i ; i w t k 1 1
Th ilemorratlc vntera of the city of Rork Islaid
aid Km k la nd tnwn'htp, an- hereby notlavd to
be at their aercr 1 voting plarea n their reoprc
tlve ward at 8 o'clo k p m on Satnrd y. Mirib
tM. 1B0, to wiect delegate t the city-township
convention, to nominate a candidate tn act) ward
for alderman, and wii-ct a ward aomnittee. Eucii
Wird la ent iled to nor delrga'e for iv.-ry thirty
Tot a eaat for ( leveland In it, and one for each
fractional over thirty :
f lit Ward l
feeoad ' fl8 1
Thl d ' 0
rtfih t t
gth " MS
Total im 7
Tii, deWate will meet at the Cnsrt hone on
Toeeday ererli g. M orb tftth. INK. at 7 :30 o'clock
to nominal.- eandiiatr rr towoahlo rnpenrlaor,
fnir latent ,! iWefS, one townehlp aeaeeaor.
one townaliUi colli- tor, three ronatahlea to 011
Vaearclos for the nneatdrvd term of four ear,
and chooee a chairman of the city committee
J M KM W. CaVANAIOH.
i h Irman fltT-TownaMp Committee.
FUR CO;.LECT( R
At the r- qu.-at of many ftlenda ! hereby an
nounce my re If war tndldate for the office of
Totmahlp Collector, an' t-rt to the drclalon of the
Democratic clty-townahlp convention,
C. B. fletnsi.
Speculative individuals will still be
compelled tt arntl their monthly dot
tiona tn LotiMana. North Dakota has
nailed up the front dor against the lot
James C. Conelino has been appointed
poatroaatrr at Springfield. Mr. It W.
Clendenin can itep down and out with
the consciousness of baring served the
people faithfully and well.
Rev. Cue. of this city, was chosen as
one of the delegates to the national en
rampment of the 0. A. R. at Quincy this
week. Tbe Liquor Dealers' association
will no doubt endorse the selection.
Aoain there are whispers to the t fleet
that the republicans will report no tariff
bill this session because at the end of the
session the treas'ity surplus it is eipected
will have been turned into a deficiency.
The rumor may possibly he true about no
bill being reported, but if so. it is solely
because the republicin protectionists
hare not been hie to throttle the demand
for tariff reform among their repub
Horn colleagues. The cry for free
raw material is becoming a lot.d one, par
ticularly from the eastern manufacturer
Within a week Senator Hale, who has
been as pronounced a protectionist as
Mr. Blame, presented a long petition
from New England manufacturers, ask
ing that raw matt rials used by them be
admitted free of duty.
So popular, faithful and efficient was
Miss Kate Noble as postmistress at Keiths
burg that for twenty Tears she has held
the place, and no congressman dared to
risk the responsibility of ordering a
change. Mr Geat, in the face of a pre
ponderance of fentiment against Miss
Noble retiring, gave forth the edict that
he must go. in order that he might have
one In the office whom he could depend
n to serye him In his interest and amhi
tlon. who would be called upon for all
kinds of political service, and who would
go deep down Into his pocket to help
Gett'i campaign along. Well. Miss No
ble baa been put out. and Mr Gest has
got his active politician in, but the in
dignation of the people isn't going to be
quieted very soon, and instead of a win
ning game. Mr. Gest will find he has
played a losing one. Aledo Dtmorrat
A GREAT STKIKK
Mlatrra to go Out In t nglanit
London, March 15 A general strike
throughout the country today was de
cided upon by the miners federation at
consquence of the refusal of the masters
to Increase the wages. There are 9&0,-
UUU miners involved
fatal Land Mliae.
Tkot. N. Y , March If. As a result
of tbe recent heavy rains there was a land
slide on a hill at the head of Adams' street
at 8 o'dook this morning. A two-story
brick dwelling, occupied by four families,
was demolished, and three people were
killed, several others injured, while still
further damage is feared, the bill still be
ing in a snikv condition
' I'traat a Big; Bill of Exet ptlnite
Cbicaoo. March 15 Attorney Forrest
filed hit bill of exceptions for the de
fense tn the Cronin case this morning
It makes 6 000 pages.
Nueliiraa ul the lotta sutoii.
Des Moines. 1.. aVsrilk II Ewart voted
with ti I: i . !, ii yesterday
aad the huuao goes mtn i on lical
option Drul'a tuii on o'I'i.m Titers
was a flht over re Terence, The defeats wQl
last sever) Uav A concurrent resolution
as reXeiTed, tisiuj e ngreHs to amend the
interstate luw ao as tn compel ruilwajsto
carry Iowa producta Into adjoining atates at
a rats not greater than the average In eith. r
state. A joint resolution wax adopted
asking ouagraM army nur.es.
111. la to eetel.lUh state normal -chooU at
Mapleton, sk Idoa, ati'l in i orlhwaetern
Iowa, wvr Intro luued, 1100,000 U-iu ; asked
for each A Villi was lutrodn.T- I to pay
Chester Turner SlO.OuU or imiirlionment for
crimes that he did mt commit Uavi i on,
ua tbe senate, complained that 111 parxrs
had cbarged-bim ertti appointing hts daugh
ter and step-daughter to ccinimi tee clerk
ships. aWmd tbry ail did it The biU to
fix the state tax levy at 2 mills wa- r 'ferrsa.
The Ni n Moniio M anngrmi n t
Chicago. March fj Mr. H. H. t irn;
ball, of Boston, a member of tha executive
committee of the Louisville, New Albany
and Chicago Railroad. Is in the city and
says that the change in the management of
the 'Motion" line was brought about try a
mutual coming together of in heavy hold
ers of stock of the road who were diaaatistled
with the course of tbe existing uianngemont.
This course had precipitated antagonisms
with the Pennsylvania road and the Louis
ville and Nashville which pi evented the
"Monon" from being as good a property as it
should be. Neither the Louisville and Nash
villa not the Pennsylvania hud secured con
trol Kef of " Al" Gallery's " llreak."
Cbicaoo, March IS. The larceny ease
again? A. J. Oallery, the youn; man who
created a small aenaation not long since by
taking, as alleged, tbe sum of from Miss
Lizzie Frank, of 1148 Chestnut street, wsa
dismissed ly Justice Kersten yesterday
morning (or tbe want of iiroeocuteiu Mias
Frank, her attorney said. Lad noncilndSal not
to prosecute, as the money taken from her
had bewn refunded
Tha Dock Laborer.' strike at Liverpool.
Livcrfool, March lj The situation with
regard to the dock laborers1 strike denotes
that the striker have been defeated. The
position of the men is menacintr, and there
are grave fear., that a serious collision will
7h Police are on the alert to pre
A RUSH OF EARTH.
Sever Railway Laborers Buried
by an Avalanche.
FIVE MEN MEET THEIR DEATHS.
Perlloua Kaperlenee of an Atlantic Steaoi
r with a Waterapnnt l lie Whirling
Wetneaa Striken the Ship New Orleana
Streeta Not onlte So Damp The Cot
ton 1 It-Ill In Dancer In the Memphis
Keg-Inn Arkanaaa Not Able to Keep
Out of Water.
CvkBKRLAND, Md , March 15. Yesterday
morning between 7 and rt o'clock, a bjige
rock rolled down the mountain side and fell
upon the West Virginia Central railroad
track in a cut between Chaffee and Blaine,
The work train with a crew of twelve men
was atsfawtelMd to the spot to remove the
obstruction und clear the track. A large
cablu was plnctti around the rock and at
tached to the engine that it mi;ht dragged
from the cut. All was nearly ready and the
men were making a final adjustment of the
rope when a great mavt of earth came mail
ing down uou them from the steep mount
ain aide and 1 uried seven of the men from
sewn Men I angbt III the Slide.
Th it leu rdled companions rushed to their
rescue, and as speedily as possible exhumed
the ill-Intel ones. Two were dead when
taken out, one hns died ainee, and three
were seriously or fatally injure I. The driad
are: James O. I Jim be rt, Chaffee, W Va ,
loaves widow find family; Josephini Macks
01, an It.-ilinu; Vernato Vnlloo, Italian,
loaves widow and family in Italy.
Injure 1: Van Read, Chaff i, W. Va,
married, cannot recover; Marrianee.t Al
blnnt, Italian, arm brokon an I ankle
sprained; Jockolini Cabanni and Josephini
Fransgoli, Italians, were severely injured
about ttie beatl The injure 1 Italians were
brought to this city, and are n.w under the
ears of the company's phyaiciana
STRUCK BY A WATERSPOUT.
The Tbrilllua Lxperlenee nl the (Iraaa
Mi amer Slavnnia.
New York, March 15. The Siav.mm, of
tb H.indmrg line, passetl dins-tlv through
a mammoth watempout last Sunday about
700 miles northeast of this city. It struck
tbe stunner's liows on the starboarrl side, A
ruining tiolse accoropaniel the column, and
the water foamed in its wake. Immediately
above w is a great black el. .ml. from which
sj u la les dark descended to form a funuel
or inverted conn. The middle of the column
wa whit apparently becauxe it contained
snow. The column's nai rowed diameter was
apparently about twelve feet, while it as
three times as broad at tbe lavte, which re
produci" in water and inverted th c oud
formed funnel above. The whole column ro
tated with a spiral motion. The Slavonia
shook under the shock caused by contact
with the column of water, but kept on her
cours none the worse for tbe collision.
MISSISSIPPI RIVER FLOOD.
New Orleans Nnt Quite si Damp mm It
Wait SltaatlaMB ICIaewhmas
Nxw Orleans, March 15. The condition
of afluir- on the river front lust t 'eSBfcssj was
much more it iifuctory than at the same
time Tl.urstlny. Tlie authorities have
Strength. tis the weak places in the levee
and have cous'.ruotil a (MMpavaVy levisj of
bags flded with earth, from S;. I, ask to
II -.-.' streets and at other points, hut
from St LoSJSl to Caual atree-, where so
much tvater 0 .in I n Thursday, nothing has
yol Ifvn done The city authorities will,
EOWeTur, coutiuue the work of cou-tru.-t-lug
a temporary levej aloti the river front
until the city is secure from overdow, even
With a still In. l-i r -t of the river The
water Besrkmg in the city from the river yes
terday as not auQielent to flu.i.1 the streets
at any point, though the drains on Hio
vlile, Cont , and St. IOUi strevts were tllhsl
ali the afternoon. Between Julia and Ul
rard streeu th water w running over the
Louisville and Nashville railroad tracks, but
trut'.le has not been interfered with. Uver
In Algiers the street are c.ear ot water and
no apprehension is felt.
Itallways All Iluniiliig.
The railway authorities NSporl that their
lines are so far intact. They are busy, how
ever, strengthening unsafe plac -s. and also
In helpuig the city to keep out tlm water
The Louisiana Lottery company yest-rday
donated toO.OUO to the city for use in pro
tectlng the city from overflow.
There is a break n ar Convent, but men are
at work on it, arid there area mimtT of
weak places aljng the river, but so far little
damn?" Iiu been done by the water. Those
In authority take a hopeful view of the situ
ation. The Queen aad Crescent line people,
however, are not so sanguine. They guar
antee an open line only tor a few days
At Lake Providence the water U higher
than ever known except in )S
limning Over the Levees.
Nan port, Ark.. March 15 The rivers
commeuced running over the levees at 10
o'clock Thursday night and the whole town
except Port street Is now from four inches
to two feet under water. Bnsiness is en
tirely suspended. The White and Black
river- nimencod falling yesterday after
noon and it is hoped the w tvt over. The
damage to tbe adjacent country is immense.
Jackmi county, containing To.issi acres of
cultivated land, is now under water from
Six inches to twenty feet
Cotton I lets In Danger.
AlAaii-iiis. Mi, i en 5 -The river her.- last
evening was two inches higher than Thurs
day, being now a little above the great rise
of lS7, prvmu- ly t he highest on record.
Tbe banner cotton growing district of the
world i - that part of the Tensas basin now
so seriously threatened by inundation and
observant engineers say that they do not be
lieve tbe levee on that side can keep the fl jod
out more tht-n a few days longer Things
look very black in this region.
ArkaneaeVaUeweaa Too Low.
ST. LuCls, March 16. Rrriorta from the
lower Mississippi state that the country be
tween the Arkansas line and Vreksburg on
both sides of the river is threatened wit in
undation. The water is running over tbe
Arkansas levees in several places. The Ar
kansas levees have been abandoned, and all
efforts are being concentrated on the levees
In Louisiana, between Vicksburg and the
Arkansas line, and those on the Mississippi
shore between Vicksburg and Oreenvilla
The Ohio at Lonlavllle.
Lot is villi. Ky , March 15 The river is
on a boom again. An inch and a half an
hour was the rate at which the waters were
rising yesterday morning. Thursday night
the river rose two feet.
ftltaatlon at Arkansas City.
Arkansas Citt, Ark., March 16. The
levee Is still nn. and the railroad companies,
w nu b came 1 1 the rescue v luv.b - ii J
in sacks sufficient to hold the banks for
twenty-four hours longer. The railroad has
put all its men at work, but if the rise con
tinues a bad break is bound to come at some
point near here. The clouds have passed,
and the sun shone out brightly yesterday.
Falling at Cairo.
Cairo, Mun-h 1.1. The river IsFtill fall
iug here, having gone down six-tenths of a
foot since it began falling Wednesday after
BOOMCRS WHO CAN'T WAIT.
They Are Invading C'heroketi Outlet with
a Cii-eat Rush.
Ciucaoo March 15. Telegrams from
Caldwell, Kan., nud Kausas City, Mo., say
that the boomers who have been camping on
the Isirder of the Cherokee outlet have
been made will by the news that tbe na
tional house of representatives has opened
that land for settlement, and have bgun
taking possession of tbe land They have
fixed to-morrow as tbe dtw tor general inva
sion and say they will defy it. military. At
Arkansas City the invasion has already
commenced. To complicate matters news
comes from Washington City that the dis
pel lhes were wrong regarding tbe land
tlmi the Oklahoma 1 1 l rq eti t, Instecd of it
being the Cat t . !; e ou'leS, I the "public
land strip " Battel thi tl senate has yet
to act on the bill: also tbe pr-sident, and
endles trouble will grow ou of tbe rush for
Twenty Thousand Invadrrs Already.
Arkansas City, Ark., March 15 The in
vasion of the Cherokee strip from this point
began at sunris y ester lay n oraing, and all
day the Ions lines of canv mv. Ted prairie
schooner drew their length! into the covet
ed land. Last night it was estimated that
from the different pom s of entrance fully
30,0(10 people have pa- I tl e Iwrder, and
half that number stakiyi the r claims Dis
patches from Kiowa, Kan. ; Cald
well, Kan.: Outlirie, L T., and
Hunnewell, Kau., say th t about 800
boomers left each of those po nts about noon
yesterday for the strip. ( ai t Burhank, in
oommand of a smill force of Uniteil Htateti
regulars at Oklahoma City, marched his
force Into the strip late Thi rsdsy night to
stay the pro-ress of the t omers, having
been so or!eie-l by telegrs h Ho far as
known thi force had no effet t inietarding
the movt -uient
NF.V POSTAL rtUEGRAfH SCHM.
Ao vantage of the fatten Multiplex Sya
It in I igeil mi the Con inlttee.
Washinhtox Citt Mnrct 1.. A new
proposition in c muectioii witl th pro-)-e1
establishcient al a government postal tele
graph system was made to t le hoi: - com
mlttee on postomc9s and post roads y, star
day by J. M. Seymoar, a mtmb -r of the
New Yotkst.,k Kxi hanga Mr. S y ansM
statel that he reprti..nte.i a ntinib-r of well
known capitalists who were w llinj to buiid
lines and mtintaiu a p i-tal tol graph syst -m
under government siiiervisii n in accord
ance with the provisions of t io io-tmastr
general's bill, or to operate on a uniform -V
cent rat. The means by w hit h the gentle
men represented by himself hojed to make
the undertaking a success wa by what is
known as the 1'atten BsaHtplsl tslegraph
system, which, he said, hat t n in su coss-
ful operation in New York and I'bila lelphia
for the past six mouths.
Proposition ol the Syn Urate.
The syndicate proposed to bu 11 and main
tain the lines nee leal ; to furnt h operators,
power and stationery, and to h ive the right
to build and he protected in constructing
lines over all postal roads Th y asked to be
exempt from le leral an I state axat ion. In
cities where the postorticcs ere crumped
for want of room, he syndicate proposed to
furnish its own offices. It v as desired to
make a contract with the go' runient for
fifteen years with tha privile- of renewal
unless the government would ake the lines
at tbe end of t lva time at i value to be
appraised by expert. Mr S ymour said
that he wt.uld rath- r not give tue. names of
his associate in the scheme; but he assured
the comnntte" that th we -e all weil
ktiown throughout the commercial world.
They wire willing to give a bond of flini,iJ0
as a guarantee that thev would carry out
any contract with the government. The
syndicate expected, he state !, tn Iw allowed
to do a private hiis.ricss outsul of the gov
A Big Urcn ase in l ipense. C laimed.
Mr. Seymour claim I that hi 1 th,' West
ern Union used the Patteu syste n la-t year
it exjiens it mid have b en H .OtlO.iKKI in
stead of $lb 0 iO.O.X). F. Jarvis Patten, of
New York, the inventor of the system re
ferred to by ilr bevmour. des ribe.1 it to
the committee. By it the carry! ig capacity
of one wire was equal to eihto- even
twelve wins under the Morse ystem. To
maintain the lines uuder the Patten srstssB
would cost ab'tlt To i mr cent, lee, than un-
j tier the present systems.
CasS of th System.
Mr. Seymour stutod that it wss propoel
to lease wire to newspaprs at a most nom
ioal rates uu 1 tt reduce press rates about 3
per c tit in establish the svstei i under the
provision of the poat master general's bill
WOUHI coll. 11. iK-brVeU. alKHIt t ,Olltl,oJ(; a
complete system eoveriug thueut re country
would Cost .'i O n.'IIKI
The t4l ' Work In Cong -eaa.
vTAMMMMsl City, March I - Among
the bills report d favorably to the senate
Testerdnv was a bill appr ajriatl Ig t7.'.,000
for a public building at Aurora. Ilk The
urgent d nvi-n.-y bill was irp. ted, with
amendments a iding over tVaSJ.ot to the ng
gregate. It appropria'e tM, 570. 4 BoSM
District business na, transacted an l thaw
Teller sp"f.e in favor of the educa tonal bill.
He said lie had voted lor the enfranchise
ment of the negro, and had no apologies to
offer for t he v..te. lit- dswssd t sat It was
a mistake, it had raised a prol.l m, but it
could be solved, and education va one of
the solutions. Eulogies were then delivered
on the late lb preseututive Tow L-bend, of
Illinois, after whlh the senate, as i mark of
respect, adjourned to Monday.
In the bouse Perkins stated tha; the im
pression had gAue out that the Oklahoma
bill opened tbe Cherokee outlet to settle
ment, inst-ad of which it was t public
land strip. In committee of the whole tbe
bill to suthnrise the retirement of John C.
Frement was favorably ected t gosj No
other business of imiiortanc- wrg tl n I I
Recess was taken to 8 p. m an 1 at the
night session a number of privatt p-nsion
bills were passed and the house adj mrned.
The Wrd' Fair Bill.
WasIiin .Ti m Catjr, Msrch K The
World's fair cotnmittoe hsdd a mee:ing yes
terday, at which the bill recentl" agreed
upon was gSWgSBtSKl and read T le bill la
practically a out.innd in the-,- d -ttiatches
some days ago. There was some talk about
the Chicago subscription, and a-surances
were given that it was bona tide. Candler
saying that Pullman liad told hit i that he
(Pullmam would take 1100, OOu a Iditional
stock if necessary. Flower gave no iou that
be would amend section to mske be fund
110.000.000 tttfore the commisslo iers ac
cepted the site or went to w ork
Will Vote Aye for a Consldera Ion.
Wasiiin s i itt. Msrch lj I uring s
bearing of N-w Yorkers by the r ver and
harbor commiitee yesterdsy, in whi h num
tnw and variou improvements on the
Hudson river and about New Y rk were
urged, Blanchard of Louisiana, a iiemlr
f the committee, supnosei that Nw York
would vote for a fiXOiJO.UUo river i nd har
bor bill this year. ' If she gets a piec of it,"
wa. Flower's reply
1 In. More National Hanke.
Wahiinoton Citt, March lo Thi fol
lowing named national banks have ! een au
thorized to commence business: Fust Na
tional bank of Swsnton, at SwanUn, Vt.,
capital, (50.000; First National Link of
Cameron, Mo., capital, SAO.OOn: Citit-ns' Na
tional bank of Covington, at Ota ington,
Ky. , capital, COO.OOO.
Klnraifl Will 1!. 1 , . d for Munler.
Washisoto.n Citt, March l.' Tin grand
jury of the District, late last eveniuj , after
examining a nntsmCT of witnesses, d rected
the district attorney to prepare an indict
ment against Kiucaid, who shot tx-Con-gressmau
Taultiee, for murder.
THEY WERE SENT UP FOR LIFE.
The I wo to i - of Old Stan Uleaon Let a
Minneapolis. March 15 The Jotrnal's
La Crosse (Wis) special says: Sentec x has
been pronounced on tbe Trempeaieat coun
ty lynchers at Whitehall by Judge N mnan.
Charles Johnson, Ole Sletto, Mrs. 31eson
and her son were sentence 1 to i m prise n men t
for life, tbree days in each year so itary.
There wus a seeue of great excitement in the
court room. Mrs. Oleeon fainted ant there
was groaning and -he 1. ling of tears Tbe
sheriff started for Waupun with the j rison
ers at ones.
A SCANDALOUS STORY DENIE D.
Repreaenlatlve Heas, ot .nit!i Bg kota,
UeuuuBeea a RporL
BlOLX Falls, H. D , March 1'.. H.muel
Heas, of Kiandreau, representative t f the
legislature from Moody couuty, whose char
acter was assailed by telegram a from . 'lerre
in which it was claimed that he had alleu
into a snare laid by a cyprian and be use
she would not live with him attempt sui
cide, brands the telegram as a lie froi i be
ginning to end.
N oth in ; Second-Class About
President de Soto.
A SECOND COUNT OF MONTE CEISTO
Re Spends a Ially Mile Equal to a Poor
Mau'n Living for a Year Some Uosatp
About His Slay at Chicago His Dash
ing Turn-Outs When He Takea the Air
A Chat with His Friend and Counsel
or International Matters.
Chicaiio, Msreli lft. "Look there! He
spends $500 a day t"
"Why, the fine-looking, dark-eyod man
with the hla.-k mustache and military bear
ing that jut drove off in that carriage with
the liveried larki-s He is a second count
of Monte Cri-to."
A reporter having overheard this conversa
tion in the rotunda of the Palmer house irnme
diatelv developed a thirst for more informa
tion, as is tha wont of reporters, and de
sired to lie informed further abound a man
who spends as much in one day as many
whole families live on for 6o days so he
imputed to the sjK-aker the longing that
was within bi n, and was immediately grat
ified, A CfSgssM from Costa Rica.
''That man," said the first speaker, a well
posted man atiout town, "is Oen. Don Ber
nardo de Soto, president of the Costa Kican
republic. He is a veritable Crooesus and
has either found the inexhaustible purse
of Kortiiiiatus or tho wonderful lamp of
Aladdin. He pays $10 a day for his apart
ments here, aad as his wife loves flowers he
keeps tho rooms fragrant with tho choicest
roses he can buy, no matter what they cost.
He spend il a day for champagne and
other wines of the finest brands. Every
thing is sent Ui hts rooms, for he is retiring
and exclusis e and never comes into the pub
lic dining rooms, the bar, or tbe lobbies.
1'nrtirultir About His "Klgs."
"His wife is a beautiful Spanish lady and
he has a grace! ill darK complexioned son
about - l years old, also here. The general
goes out driving a good deal every day and
Insists on having the handsomest equipages
that money can procure. In fact I saw a
fine team dr.ven up for him one day in front
of a shining new carnage that seemed to be
as comfortable as a cradle, but because there
were no liveried servants on the box he
sent it ti n i to the stable and waited until
tbe missing necessaries had been provided.
Why, by Jove I his livery bid must be at
least MS a day.
Spends His Five Hundred Daily.
"Then be goes to the theater a great deal
and Wn p pi ivate servants. His wife has a
maid (and a fine looking one she is, too) and
altogether it is hard to think of anything
that is MsWMH that he is not fully provided
with. K.ery morning he drawa $500 from
me i oinmerciui national oank, wtiicn is
sent to him by messenger, and then proceeds
to sp nd n in tin- m .t lavish but least osten
tatious way. He i a man of very Be fined
tastos, 1 should judge, and seems to be kind
hearted uud particularly affectionate to his
family, as he is his rooms most of his time.
As I sis' hi wife very seldom I asked the
clerk and l mind that she is ill.
A Krlend of the Blalnea.
"He ha a correspondence averaging thirty
or tarty letters a dstr, sssd must be active
in great railway schemes an ! political af-
fntrs, ju Is- nig from the envelops. He is
in i 1 - oosawntattoa with the Blaines,
who hare aeut telegrams, I've heard, in re
gard to his wife health, while there were
sent U lerams of condolence from him at
the tune ot Mrs. Copptiiger's and Walker
Diallle s dent lis. mid dlll llic thu latter ' ill-
The Itepiii ter on the Trail.
In acfa kw the man alayut town gave
the reporter the information that Oeu.de
Soto wotsld have nothing to do with re
porters. U ' eud of them had called upon him,
but none had ever gotten a word with him;
anvbow u-only spoke Spanish. 1 his was
discoursing but tlie newsgatberer was not
satisfied w.th w hat be already knew. So be
proceeds.! to flaiik tbe gauerai. Hearing that
President de Soto had laen lourad by bis
friend and adviser Don Mauro FernauJex.
minister of finance aud education of Costa
Rica, who i in the United States to attend
the Pan American congress and to study
the educational methods of this country, the
pencil puh-r procaniel to camp on his
trail, and finally came up with him aud was
roceive-1 nitli .bonified cordiality, and of
fered a Olgarsl t
is StudalngOur aSaSNSat Statem.
took to tho I nitud Stats with great
safari -- ' asJd lion Fernandez, "liecause it
i utuent and your constitution
tlmt fut n shed the neslel for ours. I came
over last Nu.t inlier and have devoted much
tune to -tn ty ng the schools of this country.
I ga Joyed v.slt to Ann Arbor exceedingly,
and consider n a model university, the best
equlppe 1 in ths- west 1 have made a partic
ular gflafy of the Chicago public schools,
and tat ver y little to criticisa. The Twenty
sixth street high school U particularly per
fect, it seems to me. The Cook county nor
mal school has also been us-ful to me.
Something More About De Soto.
"Oen. de Soto, who leaves with me for
Waahington is the pre i lent of Costa Rica,
but bis hpftlth failed, and cur congress has
granted him a leave of absence for rest and
travel, so that the vio president is acting in
his st-a ! Rs is mii'li beloved in Costa
Rica. and. afefegsjgfc his owu health has im
proved, hi wife was unfortunately taken
down with la prij-pe, so that they have re-
msined in I b'cago in order to keep her un
der the treatment of Dr Sdva, to whom
they feel much indebted. They have friend
here, and have been showered with social at
tentions, although they hsve been obliged to
decline all invitations Tbe general is a man
of much poW( r and deserves credit for the
development of the country during his ad
I'lraed with the I'an-Aniei Iran.
Don Fernandez said be and De Soto were
deiis.ted with the Pan-American oon
greaw. He l?lieved it would bind the sister
republics of America iu a closer and firmer
friendship, result in the trausfer of South
American trade from Europe to the United
States, ati'l prevent international wars He
said: "The United States can furnish us
with goods cheaper because they are much
nearer, and w ithout fail make a good profit.
since the transportation will not cost nearly
so much, see i,'e have increased trade
with you from o00,0K in 1SH to $1,700 -
OOU to-dav. We are greatly interested in
the Nicaragua canal, and think that Cant
Menocal is to push it on to a triumphant
termination. If he does, it will be of great
ben . lit to us all. '
MRS. HARRISON IN THE SOUTH.
Charleston. S. C, Turna Out To Do tha
"l ira! f .i.l Honor.
Charlestok, B. C, March 15. Mrs. Har
rison and party reached here shortly after
11 o'clock yesterduy morning. They were
met at the station by the mayor of the city,
the collector of the port, the postmaster,
and a committee of distinguished citizens,
and escorted to their hotel. Tbe stars and
stripes and tbe state color fluttered to the
breeze all over the city. Tun visitors were
taken to Fort Sumter aud were shown
around the harbor. In the afternoon they
were driven around tlie city, and at night
Mrs. Harrison aud her friends had a recep
tion, w hich was attended by tbe elite of the
city. l.H-o i the party was serenaded. To
day tbey took their departure for Florida.
The .News and Courier says editorially :
"The people of Charleston who bad the
pleasure of meetiug the president's wife were
very much charmed by her gracious pres
ence and gent le dignity. The day was all
that could have been desired, aud tbe dis
tinguished visitors saw Charleston under the
most favorable condition. The regret is
very general that they cuuld not remain
with us longer, and the hope is earnestly
expressed that they will all ooine back
a .".:. Thank heaven there was no politics
on this occasion. Mrs. Harrisons flag is
our flag and the fleg of our common coun
try. Mrs. Harrison and party came to
Charleston strangers; they left Charleston
friends, end more than friends."
HUM'S QUICK WORK
A Chicago Youth Ruined Sn
WIID VtTH DELIRIUM TREMENS,
He Fierce!? Flfchta the roller and Near
ly Kills One of Them with a Knife A
Terrible Struggle to Secure the Maniac
Rapid Progreaa of the Appetite for
Alcohol Only 18 and a Habitual
Chicago, March 15. William Isaacson,
18 years old, is behind the bars at the East
Chicago avenue staUon suffering the awful
tortures of delirium tremens. The polios
were summoned to the boy's home at So East
Chicago avenue shortly alter 8 o'clock last
evening l y the terrifle I neigbJiors. The
officers found young Isaacs on insane with
drink and w ith a desire to kill any one who
came near him. He had smnshed all the
furniture in the bouse and was roaming
through the rooms shriek ng and howling
like a demon. In his right hand bo held a
long, wicked-looking knife.
Fearful Fight with the Madman.
Officers Maloney and Dascclie, detailed to
take the boy into custody, only succeeTjd iu
obeying orders after a terrible fight with
the frenzied youth As they entered the
honse young Isaacson with a yell sprang at
them with a glittering knife ready to plunge
into th first bluecoat's heart. Officer Ma
loney happened to be in tbe lead und as the
weapon descended was fortunate enough to
catch tbe maniac's arm and turn the blade
aside Officer Dascelle then jumM?Hl for the
boy, but he dodged and ran fur the back
room, both officers following. Young Isaac
son then turned and threw the knite with all
bis strength at the nearest him.
Cloe Call lor Murder.
The officer was scarcely five feet away, but
the ugly weapon missed him by a hair's
breadtli. Then came a band -to-hand en
counter. The strength of the bjy was pro
digious. Three times he broke away, and,
graspiug fragments of the brokon furniture
hurled them at his would-be captors. Both
officers were struck in tlie face several times.
At last the crazed boy was overpowered,
but not before be had sunk his teeth into Ma
loney's arm. He was tiound hand aud foot
and carried to the patrol wagon.
While all this was going on a great crowd
assembled gad tbe most intense excitement
reigned. A Ided to the din were tbe cries
of Isaacson's aged father and mother, who
had bolted the door to save themselves from
The Work of Six Months.
Six mouths ago young Isaacson begau to
drink, and frequently came home iu a state
ot beastly intoxication. Neither the tears
of the mother nor the father's reprimands
had any i ffeot. To tbe saloons be would go,
aud soon he became a confirmed inebriate.
For tbe last two wisjks bo had not drawn
a 9olr breath. Wednesday afternoon he
was brought home stupefied with w hisky.
He w as put to bed, where he slept until mid
night, when he awakened the entire neigh
borhood with his unearthly yells of "Mur
der:'' "Fire! "and "Thieves;" Presently the
nelgbbirs heard cries for "Hjlp!' in an
other voice, and two men broke iu the front
Drove Hia Parent a from Home.
They were confronted by young Isaacson,
armed with a knife and a liar of iron. He
attai k.l them, and they were glad to beat
a haty retreat, his parents iu tbe meantime
having escaped to the street They were
given shelter at a neighbor's house. Later
that night several men overp nvere.l tho boy
aud tied hini down to his bed. Iu this posi
tion he remained until yesterday alurnoon,
wheu he eemed so much better that he was
releai He w eut directly to a saloon Slid
remaiued an.) so in was again wild with liq
uor. At thestatiou it was found necessary to
chain him to the bars to prevent bucommit
In an lufatuoua Uualuesa.
Potts, Mlih , March IV Jun Motrin
run one of t he most villain.':! dens m the
Michigan wilderness, tour mile hack in tbe
w,.U from this postorBce. He hag gtM i oli
tined in hi place tl.trte.-ii girl, many of
wn. u, were brought her- 111 IgjOOTaUMg "1
their late, allured and deceived bj the lea
which this man told them OS arhtcSI asfe to
lated by an agetit of hi,. Tha s kg Ig b
called the "Block House, "but IBS tllS Villi
head which the He. per uses it u deacribed
as the ' State Koad hotel." and -ii'nm r re-
Ariealeil fna Ulackuiall.
M.s bis. in. Wis . Mated IS -U u-i liana
man and W U MeisilHh boss laass ai list
ed, charged with falsely accusing t gi
Maloney of adultery for the gflrpnss oi ex
tortin.t money from him. The deb-n i im
pleaded let gmity and gave bail tor their
app arance m o-mi t. Muluii. hat v t tie an
excellent cl.ara t r und 1 in t u una- at Sun
Prairie. Meredtih end Hansuiau are com
mercial tiavelera, and both hve at Cnton
Grove, Rncme county.
4 blmae Ordered to Move.
San FnaNcisco, March 15. Bv an ordi
nance approved yesterday all Cbnie-e resi
dents are required to move their rsaMessOgg
and places of business within -sixty divs to
certain section ul tbe southern part of tin.
city. Most of the CL.ues- are now located
near the busin gs centre of Utaeite Ttiey
number start M,W0 it Is expjctsd that
effort will !.. ma le to nullify the ordinance,
but it has t en pi ou juiico i i oiiiti. urional by
the couutv attorney.
Ml. Nurre Ma Recover.
CLDtrox, la .March .5. The search for tbe
gt-sassii.s ot old man Nurre at Brown's BtB
Uo i was kept up all Thursday night without
Vail. Sores if farmers are still seoori ng
the country, but so far no clew hi. Iieen ob
tained to tbe murderers Mrs. Nurre, who
was believed to be in a dying condition
when found, is still alive, and physicians
have good hopes that she will recover. She
has not yet regained lull couscioitste -
Jal a Going to Take Bla Medicine.
MEMi'Ris. Toun., March 15. Jake Kihain
arrived here yesterday morning from Hot
Springs, Ark., en route to Mississippi to
serve a sejiteuee for prfgg fighting in that
state of two months' con linemen t in jail.
A Mall Kobber Captured.
Cbicaoo, March 15. Postofflce Inspectors
Hsrris aud Stoddard have arrested a man for
whom all the postal inspectors betwen Chi
cago and New York city have been search
ing for six months Tlie man, John Hogan,
was employed as transfer agent at tbe New
York Central depot, New York. It was his
duty to see that all mail consigned to Chi
cago was properly loaded In the mail cars,
and in doing this he has managed to steal
abcut 1,000 packages of Jewelry sent to
Chicago parties. The stealings run up into
Locked Her Cp in Her Kooua.
Cuicaoo, March 14. Mrs. Helen 'Nichol
son, of -id Washington boulevard, told a
queer story iu Justice Wheeler's cojrt yes
terday of her dealings with S. A. Newman
& Co. She said that she bought a cloak
from them and paid 115 down, and was to
complete her purchase in fortnightly pay
ments of (5 each. She could not make the
second payment whereupon Newman, when
be called upon her, locked her up in her
own room a prisoner for tbree hours.
Blamarrk Want Wludthorat's Support.
Behlin. March 15 It is stated that in the
course of an interview between Prince Bis
marck aud Dr. Windthorst yesterday, the
otianeellor asked the cierioal leader to sup
port tne government In the retcbatag.
Left His Millions to His Children.
Philadelphia.. March 15 The late ivm.
lam Buekuell left his eatata of lavarai
millions to his children. It was expected
mai mere woutu urn large oequest to ctauri
Uea Great Strike ot Engineer. Organised.
Losdow. March 16. Twentv thf nlaainil
men employed as engineers in northeasvern
England have organised strike for shorter
Is always to be found at
Ladies' $2.00 Kid Bntton Shoe called tlit s -
r'ts thn bent Shoe for the money in (he city.
1622 SECOIIXriD .A. VZEISTTJIE.
riaw- ball at J aw. Saw villa, Brooklyn 5,
Hie Santa Kb railway people at Kansas
r.u are ;iiTl liming ire.tflit latea.
A Ci.iiifivsi i t i.-r.lor.it Ft, .man Catholics
has been cHr1 to meet at CinctaMt. July o.
J LsTSSOg Qosrst, OlaiUtoniao. has been
elected to uarlianasgit lruin .Stok-upon-Ti
Thr Mint-iV Fwifi-ttion of England has re
solvad to order a strtka of sstsMrs through
out tin- sabre country.
Tin1 m3 ul thn New York Nu?tnal , -..u-club
against Buik Bsrhsj waa nriiiHl at N'ea
York Friday. DectsSQSI ttlts rerved.
PhilaJflphia lilt hat players sr? oonsldcr
Ing a chsnSfg in the rules ot th Kama pro
tidtug tiiat three men out puts the aide out.
Chaunot-v K black, of Penusv lvauia, has
issued call mi all Democrats to meet and
celebrate the birthday of Thomas Jefferson.
Charlos K Davies, the '-Farwin," luanagar
of Jackson, tbe negro pugilist, has arranged
for the latter to spar at Battery IV, Chicago,
Man h 25.
John VViltlnrns, a ranihman, topped at
Bl Paul Thursday night, aud uszt morning
was tounu uruck and drugged, and robbed
W. II. M . r. an extensive paper toanu
fnclurer, of Downinctown, Pa., has made an
assignm. nt It is stated that h.s liabilities
amount to (35,000.
Governor Thayer, of Nebraska, has called
on tbe railways to reduce the rate for haul
ing com from Nebraska points to Chicago.
He witnts a reduction of 10 euts per 100
Hon. Charies H. Woo.!, a veterau lawyer
of Chicago, and ex-judge of the circuit court
of Iroquois county, died at bis ho its Thura
day night from heart diseasn. He was 56
years of age.
A train ran over Henry Boes and his wife
at a crossing three miles east of Holland,
Mich., Friday, instantly killing Boes and
fatally injuring Mrs. Boes. killing their
horse and s r.ashing their carriage
Tbe peop e uf Ashland, O , were th wit
nesses of a mirage Thursday, whicj preseuted
the clear aud well-defined picture of a city
standing on iu head, as it were. It was
visible nearly three-quarters oi au hour.
Heury Kunsel, late treasurer of Blue
Earth City, Mum . has been arrested at
Kansas City for stealing ffc.OUOof the money
intrusted to his care. He admits taking
11,000, but says be left $2. 500 worth of
property at home.
Tbe Protestant people of Adrian. Mich.,
is much excited because Kev. W. K Sptucer,
a rock-ribbed Calvtnist of that place spoke
very highly of Bishop Foley and the Roman
Catholic church in presenting iho bishop to
a mixed audience the other evening.
Wiggins, the Canadian alleged weather
prophet, has come out of bis hole. He pre
dicts a violent and destructive storm all
over North America, volcanic eruptions and
earthquakes in Europe and Soutu America,
and a general shaking up. The dates are
March U and M.
Talking of getting on in life, tbe man
wbo tlipg in the mud Is almost bound to
This powder nsver varies.
Mora, arnniimlr a
strength sna sraoiesoa
than Qm ordinary kinds
and cannot be sold in
compeMtioa wits the multitude of low test, short
w.lgst a! tun or pruhoapaat. powdan . SoUlonl
a ooas. Rqti, Basraa Posroga Co., 106 Wall
SPRING SEASON, 1890.
J HE LARGEST ASSORTMENT
Tailor Made Clothing
EVER OFFERED IN THE TRI
AT POPULAR PRICES,
Robt, Krause's Clothing Emporium,
115 and 117 West Second Street, DAVENPORT, IA-
Doll Boggtea, Boyg1 Eipress Wapont.
Also a fu.l line of
SCHOOL BOOKS AND SCHOOL SUPPLIES
Wilting Paper. Tablets, Ink, Sla'ea, Lead and Slate Pencils, Etc
alia aa.sj J J 1
IMPERIAL ALADDIN RAftGE for Soft Coal
ALADDIN VENTILATOR for Hani Coal.
1 he latMl design of the long aeries ,.f ALADDIN Slopes. This Is beautiful in
U ornamentation, novel in many.of its foatureS-is bound to be a Vood ' e
Points for after s it ""i J
I have of course g supply of the celebrated ROUND OAKS This has hn
don t be deceived-huy the Round Oak-made by P. D. BcSStSTl im he ' .S
cent for nhmc Dnn.ia .c -.n .u. ji.t. . i. w:lla- 1 am lh to. a
B..D M as as waa
Cor. Third avenur
Dealer In New and
Second Hand Goods
OF EVERY DESCRIPTION
The iilghea price paid for coods of any kin 1. Will trade, a-11 or buy anything.
No. 1612 Second Avenue
J". "MI. OHBISTY,
Steam Cracker Bakery,
MANUFACTURER OF CRACKERS AMD BISCUITS.
Ask your Grocer for ihem. They are beet.
W Specialties ; The ChrUty "OYSTER snd tbe Christy "WAFXB-"
ROCK ISLAND, ILL
A. J. SMITH & SON,
TILES and GRATES.
A. J. SMITH & SON,
188 and 187 West Third Street, Opp. Masonic Temple, DAVENPORT.
Avenue. Dealer in
Cigars and Toys,
Base Bulls and Bats, Rabbet Balls
uesiraoie goods, Hardware, etc.
JOHN T. NOFTSKER,
ana Twentieth St., Rock Island