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Cornponilince solicited from every township
In Kork Island connty.
Monday, Mat 26. 1890.
Matarday Sight' Ward Maid Tawnahlp
rrlntarlm.Vha Will Hare Meatn
fa Thnraday'a convention.
The various ward caucuses of the dc
mocracy Saturday night to select dele
gates to the county convention nest
Thursday were all largely attended and
much enthusiasm was manifested. In
many of the meetings speeches were made
and preferences expressed as to probable
candidates and great confidence in the
result of the political contest soon to be
entered upon was shown.
The First ward caucus was called to
order by Mr. Winslow Howard iu the ab
sence of Chairman John Corken. Mr.
Cons. Eigel was made chairman and
Thos. Byrnes secretary. The following
delegates were appointed: Chas. Strupp,
Winslow Howard. Thos. Byrnes, Martin
Weinberger and Fred noldorf.
In the Second ward the committeeman
was not able to be present, and the
meeting adjourned to Tuesday cvenin
when the caucus will be held.
Sheriff Silvia was called to the chair in
the Third ward caucus and Supervisor
Arthur Burrall was secretary. Delegates
were elected as follows: Fred Hats.John
Sullivan. T. S. Silvia, James B. Flinn,
Arthur Burrall, Daniel Dojle, John Gar
vin, John Barge. A number of speeches
were made on the advisability of the
nomination of two candidates for the legN
islature by the democracy this year and a
vote being taken on the subject the cau
cus expressed itself as unanimously in
favor of such action, and the delegates to
the county convention were instructed to
urge the favor of that body upon such a
Hon. E. W. Hurst was chairman of the
Fourth war J caucus and T. J. Mvdill was
secretary. The following delegates were
chosen: E. W. Hurst. J. F. McKit.ben,
Henry Frick. B. F. Cook. F. J. Keller
striss, J. W. Potter and T. J. Mrdil!. Jr
Of the Fif:h ward caucus J. W. Welch
was chairman, and Eugene Burns secre
tary. The delegates chosen were: J.
W. Welch, James Cavanaugh, Eugene
Burns, n. Wheelan. Oeo. Foster, A. Hil
debrandt, Daniel Dalv and Thomas Pen
L. C. Blandiog presided over the Sixth
ward caucus, and J. F. Dindinger was
secretary. Delegates were elected as fol
lows: L. C Blanding, Peter Frey, Geo.
Browner, Frank Meenan; alternates, Pe
ter Larkin, Wm. McCarthy, J. F. Din
dinger and Patrick Kennedy. Speeches
were made, in which Mr. B. T. Cable was
strongly and enthusiastically endorsed
for congress, and Mr. Geo. W. Vinton
was highly complimented as a legislative
Aid. James E. Larkin was chairman of
the Seventh ward caucus, and Aid. Paul
Thiesen secretary. Delegates were elec
ted to the county convention as follows:
Jamea E. Larkin, Paul Thiesjn, James
McCsnn, Edwin Ward.
BOCTH ROCK ISI.AKD.
The South Rock Island caucus was
called to order by Committeeman
W. C. Maucker. Scott Gardner was
elected chairman and W. C. Maucker
secretary. Thos. Bollman was elected
township committeeman. Delegates to
the county convention were elected as
follows: Geo. Lamont, W. C. Maucker
and Cyrus Valentine.
The township committee of Black
Hawk selected the following delegates:
Thos. Kerr, Joseph Fitzpatrick, C. C.
Terry and II. L. Franing.
The Second ward democratic caucus in
Moline Saturday selected delegates as
follows: Feter Kadel, C. F. Mueller,
Nets Eklund and Victor Peterson.
Ham pton, May 26. Hampton's dele
gales to the democratic county ' con ven
lion are Morris S. Ueagy, James Winans
and 'Jen. MoNabney.
Rev. G. W. Cue went rather into ex
tremes in his remarks at the South Rock
Island flag presentation exercises last
Friday. His allusion to the great nam
ber of traitors in this country who would
like to see the flag of America trailed in
the dust, and his repeated reference to a
foreign potentate were both out of place
and uncalled for. The A rocs encour
ages the idea of flying the glorious ban
ner of freedom, from every school bouse
in the country and of inspiring the youth
with love for it from the first time it
catches his eye. but this can be done
without cramming the young brain full
of misguided notions as to the number of
flag haters there are among this liberty
loving people in whom rests the hope of
Warren and McDonougn county dem
ocrats in convention on Saturday, en
dorsed Gen. Palmer for the senate. The
former body also passed the following
Resolved, That we congratulate the
state central committee upon the zeal and
good judgment that has characterized all
their acts in the past, and especially are
they and the great state they represent.
t be congratulated in the wise choice In
the selection of Deloa P. Pbelps as their
Powerful Indeed. Mrs.' Eastlake: I
hear that a powerful revival is in progress
at the Methodist church. Mr. Eeastlake:
It may well be called powerful. Why,
two members of the choir have been converted.
THE LATEST NEWS.
Sensational Leap to Death of a
Young Girl in Paris.
DISAPPOINTED IN LOVE AND DIES.
A Threatened Strike of London Policemen
Father Barrett's Funeral In Chicago
A Clue to the Haymarket Dynamiters.
Paris. May 26. A young girl twenty
one years of age, yesterday leaped from
the tower of Notre Dame capital and was
dashed to pieces in the street below.
Disappointment in a love affair was the
London, May 26 A manifesto to the
policemen appeared today calling for a
general strike should the government re
The Murdered Priest's Fnneral.
Chicago, May 26. The funeral of
Father Barrett, the murdered priest, oc
curred at 10:30 this morning from St.
Stephen's church. Requiem high mas9
was read by one hundred priests.
A Possible Clue.
Chicago. May 26. Tue police have a
good clue to the Haymarket monument
would-be dynamiter but they refuse to
divulge it yet.
NATIONAL GAME RECORDS.
League anil l?rolli-rliool Attendance Sat
urday Standliit; of the 4'lith.
Chicago, May Si. Atten-iiit-e at the
national yiijue played the i;iie another
trirk Saturday, the Brotherhood pames
drawing 50 per cent, more people than
those of the leaue. At Brooklyn alone
did the league make a better showing
than its foinjietitor, having l.iSio admis
sions to 1,07 for the Brotherhood. At
New York the figures were fairly close
Ieaiue, 8,174; Brotherhood, 8,474; but at.
Boston the Brotherhood had over 4,000
more people and at Philadelphia 1,000
more than the Iamie. The totals were:
League, 9,4l'.i; Brotherhood, H.-tiKi.
The Weekly Statistics.
The standing of the different combina
tions is Riven in the tables la-low:
Krolh'hood won. i-t. p r lnjrne
.Ml i New V.'.rk..
fcvnu'nse. . .
won. lost, p.rj Western won. lost, p.r
..V,.V I H-nver . . ..
.rsamii-s M.'l in
The x-orea of the rts.
Saturday's Ijeairne and Brotherhood
playing showed the following scores:
J-eaijue: At New Yol k New York C'l
vaiio :: butteries Ku-sie ami Buckley,
Couulilin and Kitrred:e. At Boston IV
ton 5. Cincinnati 7; luil tenet Nichols mid
Bardie, Duryea anil Keeiuin. At l'liiln
delphia t'hiladi-Ihia S. Pittsburg;; bat
teries dlcasou ami Schriver. d'rav ami
Berber. At Brooklyn Brooklyn 7, Cleve
land 3; batteries Carol hers and Daly,
Beatin and Ziminer. Brotherhood: At
Boston Boston N. Chicago !; batteries
Daley, Kilroy and Kelley. King. Barstow
and Boyle. At New York New Y'ork t
Cleveland 0; bat teries Keefe and Kwing,
O'Brien and Suti-litle. At Philadelphia
I'lnlailelphia 10, BiittaloS; Imt teries San
ders, Knell and Cross. Haddock and Ilalli
Kan. At Brooklyn Brooklyn 8, PitLsburj;
4; batteries all Halt ren and Cook,;Staley
American (Salurdav): At lioeliester
Rochester ft, Toledo 7; at Syracuse Svra
ruse 4, I.uisville 8; at Philadelphia Ath
letic 8, St.. I.ouis4; at Brooklyn Brooklyn
3. t oIuinlHis 1. (Sunday) at Syracuse Syr-
cause 1J, J.uisvi lie I I; at Philadelphia
Athletic !, St. Bonis 0; at Brooklyn (tirst
game) Brooklyn 8, Columbus 18: (second
Kaine) Brooklyn 1, Columbus !l; Kochester
Toledo prurup nstpHU-d rain.
Western (Saturday): At .Minneapolis-
Denver '., Minneapolis 11; at Milwaukee
the Milwaukee iiianaurer ih-clarol the
grounds too wet. while the Oin.ilia men
thought otherwise. Milwaukee left the
groumls.and the Omaha in.-uiiio-r npjioiiit
ed one of his own men umpire, had there
balls pi t i ll over the plate, and the name
declared forfeited t i the Omaha luli!i
to o. lr. will be contested. At- Des
Mui lies Kansas City 4, Des Moines 18.
(Sunday): At Milwaukee Sioux City 1,
Milwaukee 11; at St. Paul Omaha 11, St.
"Old spurt" Falls to Win.
Chicago, May 2i-.. 'Vhen the seventy-
five-hour walking watch lienati here last
week "Old Sjmrt'' Campaua announced
his intention to win or die in his tracks.
The walk was not a howlini; success finan
cially and it was n disapoiuttiicut lioth to
"Did Sport" und the audience, for he
neither won nor died. He came in second
but his share of the Kale receipts will not
be enough to enable him to retire and he
will continue to sell chewing kuih at so
much per chew. Cox won the walk, mak
ing ZiH miles and 8 laps.
Cycling nn Ilough Koud.
Cr.AWKoItpsviLLE, Itid., May 35. The
10i)-mile bicycle race for the championship
was run Saturday, the starters beinK Van
Wagoner, of Khmle Island, ami Barrett
and Van Sicklen, of Chicago. Burrett
and Van Sicklen dropjM-d out. of the race
Inifore 0 p. ui. and Van Wagoner won ti-e
race in twelve hours, arriving at Indiun
axilis at 10:i"i Saturday uilil in an ex
hausted condition. During the la.t ten
miles he encouutered a cyclone, and
walked four miles over fallen trees.
A Close Uun for .1,000 Tiln.
NEW Yokk, May 2f.. The Anchor line
steamer City of Home, the Cunard line
steamer Aurania and the Ouion line
steamer Alaska, which left Queenstown
respectively at 12:30 anil 1:80 p. n., May 18,
were sighted off Fire Island yesterday at
1:10, 3:21! and 5:10 p. m. respect ively.
Thayer Call on the Legislature.
Lincoln, Neb. , May 26. Governor Thayer
has issued a call for the legislature to meet
in extra session June 5, to enact a law es
tablishing maximum freight rates an I re
peal the statute creating a state board of
transportation; to adopt nn Australian
bullot system, and to give expression to
free silver coinage views and an increase
in the volume of currency. The proclama
tion causes general supri.se.
Acquitted After a Tear in Priann.
GkandRaPIIW, Mich.,Iay 26. Charles
Macard, who has already served one year
for the killing of Michael O'Hara, in Wyo
ming township, Aug. 7, 18S7, was ac
quitted Saturday on the second trial. Ma
card and his brother quarreled with
O'Hara, and guns were flourished. In the
fight O'Hara was killed. Macard was
convicted of manslaughter, but after serv
ing one year of his seven years' sentence
was granted a new trial.
The Ilaptlata at Chicago.
CHICAGO, May 26. At the meeting of the
American Baptist Missionary uuiou Satur
day the following otlicers were elected for
the ensuing year: President, Itev. George
W. Northrup, 1. D. L.L. IX, of Illinois;
recording secretary, lie v. II. S. Currage,
D. D., of Maine. The day was devoted to
misniouary talks and appeals for funds to
carry ou the foreign work.
An Accident to the KaUer.
BEUUN, May 26. While the Etuperor
William and the prince of Saxe-Meininge
were driving at Potsdam yesterday the
horses became frightened and swerved,
causing the carriage to careen. The
emperor sprang from the vehicle and fell
upon bis right arm. ' The prince was
thrown out of the carriaga Aside from a
few braises neither was injured.
THE BOCK ISLAND ARGUS, MONDAY,MAY 26, 1890.
SAVED BY THE RAIN
A Deluge Puts Out a Threat
FATAL EXPLOSION OF DIN AMITE,
Two Men Killed and Twenty-1 ive Wound
ed Karthquakes and Fires Hake Life a
Burden In a w York Town Terrible
Drowning AcciOrnt at Now Haven,
Conn. Eight Lone Their U es Cyclone
in Iowa Mlscellaneoua MUhapa.
Mansfield, O., May 86. A heavy rain
storm passed over this (Rich It nd) county
Saturday night, accompanied with light
ning and thunder. During the xntinuance
of the storm lightning struck the John
Charles block in Lucas, six n dies east of
this city, about 3 oVlock yesterday morn
ing. The block, which was occupied by a
hardware and general merchandise store,
took fire from the stroke and was entirely
consumed, together with two dwellings
adjoining. There is no fire apparatus in
the village, and the citizens turned out
with buckets, and when they saw they
could do nothing with the flames their ef
forts were directed toward tm ing the con
tents of the building.
Frightful and Deadly Explosion.
While removing the goods about fifty
pounds of dynamite which Avas kept in
the store exploded with disasl rous effect.
The liodies of John Smith a' id Jeremiah
Jones were horribly mangled and mutil
ated beyond recognition. Abiut twenty
live persons in all were moi-e or less in
jured. The killed are: John Smith, age
V4, leaves wife and family; Jeremiah
Jones, age So, leaves wife uul family.
Seriously injured: Joseph Manna, bad
cuts on forehead, hand and 'egs; F. Rus
sell, severe cut over left eye; John Galla
gher, leg severely bruised by tailing from
a ladder; F. Myers, badly hurl, struck by
nying bricks. Ot the remaining persons
injured none are considered se iously hurt.
Physicians were quickly summoned, who
attended the injured.
The Fire Tut Out by Italn.
The report of the explosion was heard
five miles distant, and the shock was so
great that nearly all the windows in the
village were broken. The fire department
of this city was called upon far assistance
and the fire apparatus was pur on a special
train, but In-fore they could start word
reached them that the fire w;is undercon
trol. Kain came down In torrents, which
put the lire out, otherwise half of the
town would have been in ruins. The
loss is estimated at (5,000 to -,000-
EARTHQUAKES AND FIRES.
A 'ew York Town Kept lix a State of
Mind for Half a liny.
Albany, X. Y May 30. A special to
The Press and Knickerbocker from Glov
ersville, X.Y.. says that at 7 o'clock yester
day morning the city was visited with a
severe shock of earthquake. Ijirge build
ings were shaken, jieople wer? thrown out
of chairs and out of led, and glass was
shattered. The earthquake was preceded
by n' loud rumbling sound, and at the
aame moment the tire bells rang out and
the w hole city turned out, the excitement
Ix-ing intense. A small dwelling was
burned, loiter in the momi ig, when the
exfHteim-iit hail hardly subsi led, the lire
Im-IIs again gave the alarm and a large
brick building in the reartf the opera
house was discovered to lie in fames. It was
entirely destroyed. An tin r shock of
earthquake was felt aliout noon. The
sluM-k was the most severe ev.r felt in this
CAPSIZED IN THE I3AY.
Fight Out of Ten ltoaters Orownrd at
Fall Kiver, Mas.
Fall River, Mass., May SI. A small
boat containing a party of pie tsure-seekers
was capsized in the rough water in the
bay yesterday and eight jersons were
drowned. The names are: .Samuel Wit
ties, aged SO; Mrs. Wittles, aged 45; Henry
Wittles, aged 111; Samuel Witi les, Jr., aged
12; Ix-vina Huckley, aged 35; Fred Buck
ley, aged .!; illie Huckley, aged S; Willie
Turner, aged H. The accident was caused
by the inexperience of one of the men who
were rowing the boat. Only one of the
party could swim and he succeeded in sav
ing tme of his companions besides himself.
Flayed with a Torpedo Squib.
Hi:AHFoi:f, Pa., May 2t.--Joseph and
Willie Tran tor and Austin Peterson were
terribly cut and mangled here Saturday
by the explosion of a torpedo squib. The
Ixiys found the squib in an ol I brush heap
on High street, and either kicked or threw
a stone nt it, when it exploded with the
atwive results. Willie Trartor had his
right eye blown out, and piee-s of tin and
iron imlicdded in his flesh. Jie will die.
The other two will survive.
Fatal Freight Wreck In Illinois.
ST. Iil-is, May 20. A bad f reight wreck
occurred Saturday on the Yundalia rail
road near Troy. Ills. A fast freight train,
laden with cattle, going east collided with
the local freight going west, lioth trains
were running at a high rate of speed, and
lioth engines and a dozen freight cars were
demolished. William Hutl.-r, a brake
man, wuh instantly killed sud horribly
mangled. Several other trainmen wereiu
jureil. Destructive Cyclone in Iowa.
Minneapolis, Minn., Muy 2C. A Trib
une special from Ilurlington, la., says,
news has lieen received from New London,
eighteen miles north of hen , that a de
structive cyclone passed near that place
Thursday night, wrecking several dwell
ings and barns and injuring a number of
people, Charles Flesner so severely that he
will die It is estimated thiit thousands
of dollars in damage was done.
Killed the F.nglneer and Fireman.
Faola, Kan., May 26. The south-bound
freight train on the Missouri, Kansas &
Texas, from Paola to Pursons, was
wrecked near here yesterday by a switch
being raised too high by the vi orkmen who
had repaired it. The engine and six cars
were derailed and demolished and En
gineer Cnxkey and Fireman Tiownes so
bp ly injured that they died a few hours
Caught a Fireman In thu Ruins.
LlN'COLN, Neb., May 20. Fii-e broke out
in the livery barn of Bohai an Bros., at
9 o'clock last night. Half an hour after
the discovery of the blaze ar d while the
firemen were working in the lower part of
the building, the roof crashed in, burying
a number of firemen in the ruins. Clar
ence I 'rot gin an is missing at d it is sup
posed to be dead in the debris.
Tumbled Into the It ver.
PlTTsnuuo, May 26. A sp cial to The
Times from Martin's Ferry, ()., says: Yes
terday the ftlse work for the c hannel span
at the Union bridge across th a Ohio river
and tioo tons of the iron work was carried
away by the high water anrl driftwood,
rhespan is 6f 0 feet The lo is $70,000,
and work will be delaved thn e months.
Canal Tow-I'ath Washe d Out.
Utk.A, N. Y., May 26. The tow-path
bank of the Erie canal gave way six miles
west of this city last evening, washing out
the New York Central railroad tracks and
throwing a freight train iutothe ditch.
The level is sixty miles in length, and the
water in the Mohawk is rising rapidly.
Took Opium for Ipecac
Hebkick Falls, N. Y May 26. Mrs. D.
A. Pruyn took powdered opiu m Saturday
night in mistake for iiiecac, t nd died yes
terday from the effects of the poison.
Druggist Charles Smith is accused i re
sponsibility for the fatal erroe.
World'! Fair Commiae onnra.
Trenton, N. J.. May 36. (iovernor Ab
bott has appointed Hon. Thomas H. Smith.
ot Newark, and William C. Sewell as
world's fair commissioners from New Jer
1 INCOME AND OUTGO.
Congress Rapidly Getting Away
with the Surplus.
k LOOK AHEAD AT THE FINANCES
Developa a Possible Deficit of Abont
1 00,000,000 The Hennepin C lause la
the River and Harbor Bill Successfully
Resists Attack Remarks Anent the
Tariff BUI Importers and Others Be
siege the Senators.
Washington Citt, May 26. Conserva
tive members of congress are beginning to
feel a little nneasy about the way appro
priation bills are piling up this session.
The amount of appropriations on bills al
ready passed and pending point to an ag
gregate that will exceed government rev
enue by many millions during the coming
fiscal year. Government revenue from all
sources for the year, including the postal
revenue, was placed by the treasury de
partment recently at M50, 400,000.
Some Little Bills to Pay.
The regular annual appropriation bills,
exclusive of deficiencies, will amount to
about fctSI.OOO.OOO, and the permanent ap
propriations, including the sinking funds,
will reach $101,600,000. The deficiency bills
will, according to the estimates of the
senate appropriations committee, be at
least Stl ,000.000. This makes an aggregate
of $4."5,ti(0,0i)0 of appropriations, exclusive
of the dependent pension bill, which, if it
becomes a law ns passed by the senate,
will call for $-JT,0(K),000. Appropriations
for the increase of the navy as passed by
hoivse, amount to $8,000,000. There has
been $l,500,000appropriated for the World's
Olher Appropriat ions That Are Asked.
If the river and harbor bill and the Gal
veston harbor bill and the one for the lake
channel between the upper and lower
lakes all pass, that will make $;,00i),000
more to lie added to the appropriations.
The miscellaneous appropriations at the
last short session amounted to $10,355,795
and they are likely to amount to a good
deal more at this session, as the tmblio
building bills already reported in the
House aggregate appropriation of $14,000,
000, to say nothing of the senate bills.
Size ot the Possible Ieflcieney.
If the miscellaneous appropriations cam
only the same amount as at the last ses
sion, the total of appropriations will
amount to $.j47,355,T00, leaving a deficiency
of $IC,000.000. These figures and estimates
leave out of sight possible appropriations
lor coast defences, the direct tax bill, and
many other purposes which if made will
swell the deficit next year considerably
MONEY FOR HENNEPIN CANAL.
The House Agrees to the Appropriation
Washington City, May 36. In the sen
ate Saturday it was agreed that the "orig
inal packages" bill shall be the special
order from to-niorrow until disposed of.
The naval appropriation was then re
sumed, and with a proposition pending to
strike out the clause providing for three
sea-going battle ships at a cost of $4,000,-
ooo each the senate adjourned.
The house went into commit tee on the
river and Imrlxir bill, and after discussion
the point of order against the Hennepin
canal appropriation was overruled. Sev
eral attempts were made to defeat the
clause, but they all failed, and it remains
in the bill. The appropriation for the Mis
sissippi from the head of the passes to the
Ohio was reduced to l,00U,H00 from $3,000,
11. Pending amotion to strike out the
prohibition against using any part of the
appropriation for the Misaistuppi for the
building or repair of levees, the bill was
laid aside, and the remainder of the dav
devoted to eulogies on the late Representa
tive illn-r, of New lork.
The paragraph in the river and harbor
bill relating to the Hennepin canal, after
providing for $.TiK),000 for the construction
of the Illinois and Mississippi canal to
connect the Illinois river at anoint near
the town of Hennepin with the Mississippi
river nt the mouth of Rock river, together
with a branch canal or feeder from said
Kock river to the main line of said canal,
provides that naid canal and feeder shall
lie SO feet wide on the water line and 7 feet
deep, the locks 170 feet iu length and 80
leet in width, anil shall have a capacity
for vessels at least 3S0 tons burden.
A Heavy Iturdeii for MrKlnley.
Washington Citv, May 36. The senate
finance committee is having a time of it
now with importers and manufacturers
who want something in the tariff bill
changed to suit their particular business.
A number of amendments to the bill were
agreed to by the ways and means commit
tee at the last moment, which McKinley
had no opportunity to present to the house
liefore the hour fixed for voting on the bill
arrived. The men who represent the in
terests w hich would lie affected by these
amendments feel that they have a claim
upon the finance committee now, and it is
very difficult to refuse them a hearing.
But, unfortunately, these facts have be
come known to others who have amend
ments which they desire to see adopted,and
now every man who applies to the com
mittee for a hearing asserts that his par
ticular claim has received the sanction of
The Weather and the Crops.
Washington Citt, May 26. The weath
er crop bulletin issued for the week ended
yesterday soys: The recent rains in the
northwest have greatly improved the crop
conditions in that section, including the
states of Minnesota, North and South Da
kota, Nebraska and Iowa, although local
droughts are reported in North Dakota
and northwest Minnesota. While the
rains have lieen favorable to small graih,
it has lieen too cool for corn, which is be
ing replanted in some sections of Iowa,
Illinois and Missouri.
Republican Campaign Committee.
Washington Citt, May 20. Members of
the Republican congressional campaign
committe have lieen selected and announced
from all but five states and three territor
ies. Thelllinois member is Rowell; Indiana,
Ubeadle; Iowa, Uear; Michigan. Senator
Stockbridge; Minnesota, Bunnell, and
w isconsin. Sawyer.
Rev. Father Barrett Head.
Chicago, May 20. The Rev. Father S.
M. A. Barrett, who was shot by Patrick J.
Keady Friday night, died Saturday morn
ing at 9 o'clock. The aged priest passed away
as quietly and iieucefully as he bad lived.
The operation was performed and several
intestines found to be severed. - Father
Barrett never recovered from the shock
of the wound and operation. The funeral
took place this morning at 10 o'clock.
Keady seemed to be little moved when
told of bis victim's death. Tie is undoubt
A Village Almost Rnlned by Incendiaries.
Utica, N. Y., May 26. A special to The
Press trom Port Leyden, Lewis county,
aays: Thirty buildings, including a hotel,
Mveral stores, shops, and dwellings, were
burned here yesterday. Loss, $50,000 to
$75,000; insurance, $30,000. This is the
third serious fire, all of incendiary origin,
within three months, and the village is al
A South Carolina Fratrieide.
CnAKLESTON, S. C, May 2C. At Lydia,
Darlington county, on Saturday, two
brothers, young white men, Murray and Ben
Knotts, were working in a field when an
old quarrel was renewed, and Murray shot
lien to death. Murray is ready to surren
der whenever called upon.
Illinois Legislature and the Fair. -
Chicago, May 26. The World's fair
committee have decided to ask Governor
Fifer to call a special session of the legis
lature, to submit a constitutional amend
ment authorizing Chicago to vote $5,000,
000 for World's fair purposes.
STUDENTS GO WILD.
Disgraceful Doings at an Ath
A REGULAR EIOT ENDS THE SHOW.
The Sparring Contest Turns Out To He
a Woody Fight Aggravated by the
Referee's Rank beclalona. Pandemonium
lireaka Ixiose and the Angry Student
Make Matter Very lively for a Seanon
Deputy Sheriff Aaaaalted.
Ann Arbor, Mich., May 20. The field
day sports of the university students Sat
urday developed into a small, but enthusi
astic and able-bodied riot. All passed off
pleasantly' until the sparring contest lie
gan. In the middle-weight contest Will
iam Vhay, a Detroit Athletic club man,
was pitted against S. C Glidden, a uni
versity student. It was a slugging match
of the most pronounced type. In the first
round Vhay got Glidden on the ropes and
pounded him unmercifully, but could not
knock bim out.
Wouldn't Allow a Clear Foal.
Both were liberally lK-sprinkled with
blood. Vhay struck Glidden while the
latter was on his knees, a clear case of foul,
but John Collins, a D. A. C. man, who was
referee, would not allow it, and the stu
dents went wild. Vhay hammered Glidden
until the latter could not see or stand, and
fouled him twice, but Collins wonld not
allow it. Glidden had to lie helped from the
grounds. Vhay then had to defend hia hon
ors against Arthur Frantzen, another uni
versity man, and another disgraceful and
brutal exhibition was witnessed. Both
were bleeding from mouth and nose when
the third round began. Frantzen had the
best of the encounter, but Collins gave the
decision to Vhay.
The Music- Itegina in Farnest.
It seemed then as if pandemonium had
broken loose. The students gathered
around Collins with yells of "Kill him'."
'Rush him!" and other remarks of this
kind were freely shouted. Some one hit
Collins and he struck back. A free fight
was on in a minute. A deputy sheriff
rushed into the crowd to save Collins. In
the melee he struck one of the lmys with
his cane and the fight waxed hot. lie
drew his revolver ami threatened to shoot,
but this only served to aggravate the
trouble, and he was pounded and mauled
by the infuriated mob.
A Tough Kxhibilion Cenerallv.
It took three officers and a lot of fight
ing to rescue the deputy sud Collins from
the tnoh, and theu it was uot accomplished
until the deputy had a soalji-wound where
he had been struck with a stone. The
scene was brutal almost lieynnd lielicf and
the manner of the high-toned students
would have been a disgrace if displayed
by the toughest adlierenls of the prize
ring. It is probable that the leaders of
the mob will lie arrested for assaulting an
officer, and serious consequences are very
likely to follow the fun of the students.
The lumber firm of Smith. Wade & Co.,
Quebec, has gone to the wall with liabili
ties of $-J,tKi.Ul.
Friday night nt Cardenas, Culm, the
molasses warehouse of Bianchi liigncra
was bunted. I,okh, fftMi.tOO.
In a rowing nice lietween the Vale col
lege and At alanta crews at New Haven
Saturday Yale won by eight lengths iu V0
minutes and 17 seconds.
During a quarrel Saturday at New York
Frederick lioni.-ino, an Italian, shot his
wife, mother in-law and himself. He will
die. The el her will recover.
The explosion of a gasoline stove at
Portsmouth, O., Saturday caused a fire
which destroyed a number of buildings
and cau sel a loss of Km,(iiNi, partly in
sured. In a oollision on the Northwestern near
Logan, la.. Fireman Kerrn was fatailv
wounded, losing a leg, ami Mail Clerk
Kern and Baggageman Wann were badly
The Farmers' Mutual Benefit associa
tion and Knights of Ijitmr have "jined
drives" in Marion county. Ills., and nom
inated a full ticket for the legislature and
The mother of Speaker Heed, of the
national house of represcnta'h, died
Sat unlay and Mr. Heed at once left Wash
ington City for Portland, Me., where his
mother had lived for many years.
In a sjiecch delivered before the W. C,
T. U. state convention of Michigan at
Jackson Saturday. Col. W. G. Bain said
that the recent "original packages" de
cision was an outrage on decency and a
travesty on justice.
There were lively times in the Kentucky
housn of rcprcKeutative last week.
Wednesday there were two "straps;" Fri
day there were some more, and Saturday
an attempt was made to haul the speaker
Of the house out of the chair.
Riley, the winner of the Kentucky
Derby, tried to scoop the l.atonia Derby
also Saturday, but failed, Bill Ix-tchet
winning in the poor time of 2:4;i. The
"talent" was badly mulcted in every race,
the favorites all coming in la-hind.
A peculiarity of Kuglish politics just
now is that the Gl.-ulstonians are ad
mitting in their campaign speeches that
Irish land purchase is what defeated Glad
stone at the last general elec: ". jn, and they
now ask the voters to defeat the Tories
on the same issue.
A mare took hydrophobia yesterday
near Breed's station, Fulton county. Ills.,
and chased John Kyno, who was mounted,
five miles, ln-itig so close part of the time
that he had to beat her in the face with his
whip stock to keep her off. The mare
was killed later.
One of Forepaugh's elephants escaped
from the menagerie en route from Johns
town to Tyrone, Pa., and took up a posi
tion on the railway track where it showed
a disposition to butt a locomotive off the
rails. Several trains were stopped before
the beast was recaptured.
An individual who has earned the sou
briquet of "Jock the Ink-Slinger," from a
reprehensible habit he had ucquired of
throwing ink on the dresses of ladles on
the streets in New Y ork and Brooklyn,
was captured Saturday. His name is Con
nors, and he is probably a lunatic.
DYNAMITE AT CHICAGO.
Attempt to Blow Ip the Haymarket
Chicago, May SO. Some time Friday
night a ten-pound fan of dynamite was
placed at the base of the Haymarket
monument and a fuse leading to a fulmin
ating cap in the top of the can was lighted
and burned to within a few inches of the
explosive when it was put out, probably
by the rain which fell about 3 o'clock in
the morning. Who placed the pow
erful explosive where it was found
ana lighted the fuse which al
most reached the sensitive cap is at pres
ent a mere matter of speculation, as noth
ing is known beyond the fact that the can
containing the dynamite and the fuse aud
cap were found. The police say the An-
reuinu uiu it.wune tne latter charge It to
the police and insist that its object was to
get up a scare. The Btutf is real dynamite
tnd is home-made.
GEORGE FRANCIS IN BAD HUMOR.
Boaae Irreverent Raacal Koha Him and
T ami ma Fall of Appreciation.
Tacom A, Wash., May 20. George Fran
cis Train stepped from a Union Pacific
train at 6:45 Saturday evening, completing
the fastest trip ever made around the
world. He was gone 67 days, 13 hours and
3 minutes, but his actual traveling time
was over thirty-six hours better, he having-stopped
that length of time in New
York. He was in a great rage because
some one robbed blm at Huntington, Ore.,
Friday morning of ftiUO, and because the
Tacoma people did not furniah him a spe
cial train from New Y'ork to Tacoma over
the Northern Pacific.
EVER OFFERED IN THE TRI-CITIES,
A.T POPULAE PEICES.
Ia always to be found at
Robt. Krause's Clothing Emporium,
5 and 117 West Second Street, DAVENPORT, IA.
IRISH POLICE NON-PLU6E.D.
They Fail to Prevent Natlinalit llolil
Ing a Jtlg Meeting.
IiONlKiv, Af:;y -JO The nie -i ing at Xew
Tipperary to celebrate the s;i.-re-,-t of the
new wtt lenient was hel.l yesterday in
spite of the government prohibition.
Almut t ,vo 1 lious.iu l KVple ;i-s.-nibW nt
Limerick .Tiini-tinu to wel.-.ine the tn
meniN-rs of parliament wil l came to t
toinl the meeting. After tiiey h,-:l nligh?el
from the train Dillon, O'j'.rieu mid John
CConnor spoke at the station The mlk-v
were noli pi used, ns they had nivived no
orders against such a contingency.
O'Hrieii Taunt the I'ol --.
They warne.1 the speakers, but were not
heeded, and they wen- powerless to go
further. Afterward the spt-.-ikers drove to
Xew Tipperary, and O'Brien w.-is about t i
address the large assemblage there when
be was interfered with by i lie (oliiv. aixl
the crowd was dispersed, clulis U-ing freely
used by the ollicers. O'Brien tuuiil.-d the
police with cowardice, nn.l suggested to
the people- that Ihey offer no uiulue resist
ance, as he desired to avoid bloodshed.'
Junt Knnngh to iet Some ileailx Krokrn.
O'Brien's attitude undonUedly insured
the peaceful outcome of the affair, as the
people took their cue from him implicitly.
They resisted just enough to coiupt-1 the
police to use force, and a gon.1 many heads
were bruised, but no one was st rio'usly in
jured so far as reiKrtel. Troojis were held
in readiness throughout the day to assist
the police if necessary, but their services
were not called into requisition.
RAILWAY EMPLOYES TO COMBINE.
A Meeting at Indianapolis Takes I in
port ant Action.
IXPIAN APOI IS May ST.. About :tV dele
gates representing the Brotherhood of Ixi
comotive Engineers, firemen, conductors
brakemen and switchmen, Willinnt Hugo,
of this city presiding, met in Tom! in son
hall, in answer to a cull issued some time
ago, for a meeting to consider the subject
of a federation of the several organiza
tions. The delilH'ratious were in secret.
They Voted to Consolidate.
W". T. Robinson, ex-grand chief of the
Brotherhood of Kngineers, was the prin
cipal speaker, and strorjrlv urreJ ro:w.li.
dation. He was followed by several other
delegates, all in favor of the tironosition
At night at another session a mi. u-.u
taken, resulting in the unanimous adop
tion oi tne scheme, and final adjournment
was taken. The action of the convention
is not final, as it must lu ;i.i . i...
' ' .uwiuiuvu IV LUC
Brotherhood of Engineers at their meet'
ing in tne fall and be ratified by that
body before it can go into effect.
Amother Victim of "Jack the Hipper."
IxiNnoK, May So. A young girl named
Hunter was fount Saturday morning near
Altenberg, and tha body had been muti-
iea aa were tnoae oi "Jack the Kipper
victims. There is great excitement in the
-J m M.WS
Tfci. powder new Tarlea. A Barrel of pvtr
traiifrta nd whojeaotnnetw. Mora eeooomlca
than the ordtrarkuKU and CMnot beoM
competition wiia the maraud of low tmL .L
weight alum or prphoapbata powders . JsZidlZIl
tocmt. ylTAl. amim Fowmh Co., lS Wi5
SPRING SEASON, J 890-
- THE LARGEST ASSORTMENT
Tailor Made Clothing
-vi i rourta
SCHOOL BOOK3 AND SCHOOL srPrn TFsi
a E3 ja ark
I I 5 " S C A R I ,nn
- - - pa
H. SIEMON fe SON,
toves and Tinware,
Tin, Copper and Sh et Iron Work.
1508 SECOND AVE., ROCK ISLAND, ILL.
"W0RK AND MATERIAL GUARANTEED.
teieen Twtnty-aecond and Twenty third .tree t,
E. B. STEVENS. -
F. C. HOPPE,
No. 1808 Second arenue. -
U&s opened his New and Spacious
No. 1620 to 162C Third avenne
where he would be pleased to tee his friends. '
MrAli kind, of 4 rink. a well a. a la r- j ...
only olace in the city wbe e yoa caa get lu Roast
- j a raw iu I
AH kinds nf nT vrntrvud . .
One Block Nortb r Central Park JS'rrKR eT?K-
TheU,iXIF,4rk- 4M Brady Street-
P. W. HERLITZKA
No. 229 Twentieth Street, next to Conrad Schneider's grocery. Rock Islsn.l,
for fine fitting
BOOTS AND SHOES,
Made la the late.t ityte. Also repairing done with neatseu and-dti-ptUh.
Avenue, Dealer in
Cigars and Toys,
t'hri(laiD lhe made from pnre rr.
J" . , H"i""r h.vhmt, in any on .ntnv i
Rock Island, III.
B i .HZ """T" ?rink "H" " '"" 111
of Brady Street