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THE ROCK ISLAND -ARGUS, FRIDAY, JULY 11, 1890.
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Friday. JpltII. 1890.
l KM PC HATH? TlfKKT.
For United States Senator Jobs M. Palvrr.
Kor Mate Treasurer Edwaro 8. Wliaon.
For Sui t, of Public Instruction H FNRT Ka.
For Trustees ll.lnolsl ....N. W. Uhaha.
Vnivermly, J ..Rkkiio D. Moboah.
CO 11 NTT.
For State Senator R H H"
... I Groroi W. Virton
For Representatives Jo A w-,t90N.
For Coontv Jmlire viaon. M. Buanoimo
For County Clerk Chablrs Creutx
For Sheriit C D.Oobt.oh
Fir Treasurer . B. Browkbb.
For County Supt. of School. Cms. B. Mabsball
His ocranional presence at the post
office would indicate that Bobs Wells is a
firm believer in the republican maxim
that "a public office is a private snap."
Pat Fehron. of Springfield, rushes to
the defense of Crawford. Of course this
eminent authority on statesmanship sets
ties for ever any doubt as to Crawford's
! Thb promise of that $600 collectorship
to the Union office, has evidently had the
effect of making the attaches of that coni
cern a degree or two more erratic than
usual. Their vagaries are quite amusinrj.
Is speaking of the action of the demo
cratic senatorial convention of this dis
trict, the Springfield Regitrt says:
The democrats of that district are
wisely going to rxiako an effort to be the
majority party. Tbe State Rtgister hopes
they will win. They deserve to that is
half the battle the other half is to puil
straight, avoid plumping and make an
energetic and persistent ngnt lor princi
Mrs Thomas A. Scott's residence in
Philadelphia is one of the largest private
dwellings in the United States. It con
tains as many rooms as a good sized ho
tel. These are all under the supervision
of a young man, who goes about with so
many keys to a broad girdle around his
waist that the tradesmen who visit the
house call him "St. Peter." There are
seventeen bath rooms in tbe house.
Boss Wells takes life pretty easy now
adays, as far as his official duties are con
cerned, but nevertheless he looks care-
worn and fatigued. With the approach
of the time when Chairman Thomas will
wash his hands of the Geet incubus,
Wells undoubtedly realizes more fully
than ever tbe herculean and undesirable
j-fusb he will be compelled to assume.
Under the circumstances Wells is entitled
to the commiseration of a sympathetic
There Is so much opposition to the
Kock Island gentleman wno represents,
or pretends to represent the Eleventh
district in congress, that the result of
next fall's election there is very dubious.
An exchange remarks that even our
friends, the republicans, admit this, and
say with regret that the issue may not be
guessed. The democrats desire with
fervor that it may not and shall not be
Gest. They propose to "get there" if
they have to take a Cable. Peoria Her
Very nicely put Mr. Herald, but there
will be no uncertainty over the result of
the congressional election in this district
next full. Gest is sure of defeat, and
should his opponent be Mr. Cable, tbe
rebuke will be all the more emphatic.
PYTHIAN COMPETITIVE DRILLS.
List or the livUi..nii on the Field Y
" terly The New Officer.
MlLWAl KKK, Wis., July 11. The drill of
the crack divisions of the Knightsof Pyth
ias uniformed rank was continued at Cold
Spriug park yesterday in the presence of
an immense c rowd. The Mancy division
No. 18, of Indiana, was the first to enter
the lists. Austin division No. 14, of Am
sterdam, N. V., ennic on the field next, and
then came the Krie division, of Erie. Kan
sas. They were followed by the Hastings
division No. I!), of Hastings, Mich; Sag
inaw division, of Kast r?aninaw, Mich.;
Abbott division. Kail Kiver, Mass.; Ft.
Dearborn, division No. 1, Chicago, and the
Yellow Cross division, of AUinuce, O.
The Kleetion of Officers.
In the supreme lod;e the order of the
day was the election of officer. As was
expected, the supreme chancellorship was
captured by George IS. Shaw, of Eau
Claire; W. W. Blackwuil, of Kentucky,
was elected vire chancellor; Eli T. Slack
mer, of San I)ioi;o, I'ala., prelate; S. J.
Wiley, Wilmington, Del., master of ex
chequer, and K. S. ('. White, Nashville,
Tenu., keeper of records and seaL
The r.ae Hall l i.-l.l.
ClxrrA;o, July 1'. Scores at base ball
yesterday were as follows: League: At
ISnston Iiostnn 5, Chicago 3; batteries
C'litrkson and Dennett, Iuliy and Kit
tredxe. At Philadelphia Philadelphia1
14, Cleveland II; batteries Vickery and
C ements, Lincoln anl Zirntner. At New
York New York 14, Pittsburg !l; batter
ies Welch and Clark, Decker and Wil
son. At Brooklyn Cincinnati 3, Brook
lyn 5; batteries Viau and Keenau, Car
ruthers and Daly.
ISrotherhooil: At Boston Boston 12,
Pittsburg H; batteries Daly, Kelley and
Swett, Tener and Quinn. At I'iiiladelphia
Philadelphia 17, Cleveland 11; batteries
Duftlnton. Cross and Dallman, Oruher
and Sutcliffe. At New York New York
9. Chicago 5; batteries Keefe and Ewing,
King and Farrell. At Brooklyn Brook
lyn 8, Buffalo 5; batteries Sowders and
Daily, Haddock and Mack.
- -The league had the heat of attendance
again yesterday: League, 8,773; Brother
Western: At Des Moines Sioux City 1,
Des Moines 0; at Minneapolis Omaha 5,
Minneapolis 11; at St. Paul Denver 8, St.
Paul 2; at Milwaukee Kansas City 8, Mil
Got Stack In a Marah.
Gloucester, K J., July 11. Aaron
Tyas, a resident of this city, was found
on Tuesday firmly imbedded in the mud
on the bank of Little Timber creek, with
the water within two inches of his chin.
It la supposed that he had been in the
mud for ten hours, although he is not yet
able to give an account of his mishap, his
fearful experience having re ndereu him
The funeral of James Herri ngton, late
ex-mayor of Geneva, Ills., took place
Thursday from St. Mark's church (Epis
copal). There was a. great throng of
people in attendance, attesting tbe sincere
aorrow oi the community over Mr. Her-
THE STATE SCHOOL.
Archbishop Ireland s Address
to the Educators.
HE TALKS FOB THE SOMAN CHURCH
And Declare That Free Public Bchoola
Are the Apple of the Kecleniastloal Eye
A Plea Ajcalnat Solely Secular Edu
cation and a Proposed Solution of the
Difficulty Sopt. Thayer, of Wlaconaln.
Seems Rather Incredulous, Hut Bo.
llevea It Safe to Truat the Citlien,
Whatever Hia Faith.
St. Paul, July 11. The feature of the
national convention of educators yester
day was the speech of Archbishop Ireland
on the attitude or tue uoman cat Done
church to the question of state schools.
His address was entitled: "The State
School and the Parish School; Is Union
between them Impossible?" The greatest
of interest was manifested in the prelate's
speech. It was a rare spectacle that of a
Roman Catholic prelate in a convention
of free school advocates and it was the
attraction of the morning session. The
archbishop was greeted with many smiles
when he stepped forward, and at once
proceeded to read his address in a clear,
well cultured voice.
His Profession of Faith.
He began as follows: "I will be permit
ted at once to make my profession of faith.
I declare most unbounded loyalty to the
constitution of my conntry. I desire no
favors. 1 claim no rights that are not in
consonance with its letter and its spirit.
The rights which the constitution allows
I do claim, and in doing so I am but the
truer and the more loyal American. In
what I may say to this distinguished audi
ence, the principles of our common Amer
ican citizenship shall inspire my words.
beg that you listen to me, and discuss my
arguments in the light of these principles.
I am the friend and- the advocate of the
state school. In the circumstances of the
present time, I uphold the parish school.
do sincerely wish that the need of it did
not exist. I would have all schools for the
children of the people state schools.
The State and the Family.
"The accusation has gone abroad that
Catholics are bent on destroying the state
school. Never was there an accusation
more unfounded. The right of the
state school to exist, I consider, is a mat
ter beyond the stage of dicussion. To the
child must be imparted instruction in no
mean degree, that the man may earn for
himself an honest competence, and acquit
himself of the duties which society ex
acta from htm for its own prosperity and
life. The proposition, true in any country
of modern times, is peculiarly true in
America. The imparting of ibis instruc
tion is primarily the function of the
child's parents. The family is prior to the
state. The state's place in the
function of instruction is loco parentis.
As things are, tens of thousands of chil
dren will not be instructed it parents re
main solely in charge of the duty. The
state must come forward as an agent of
instruction, else ignorance will pre
Free Schools Euloc;iaed.
"r ree schools! Hlest indeed is the na
tion whose vales and hillsides they adorn.
and blest tbe generations upon whose
souls are poured their treasures! No tax
is more legitimate than that which is lev
ied for the dispelling of mental darkness
and the building up within a nation's
bosom of intelligent manhood and woman
hood. The question cannot be raised, how
much good accrues to the individual tax
payer; the general welfare is richly served,
and this suffices. It is scarcely necessary
to add that the money paid in school tax
Is the money of the stete, and is to be dis
bursed solely by officials of the state, and
solely for the specific purposes in view of
which it was collected. I unreservedly fa
var state laws making instruction com
Limitation of Compulsion.
"Compulsory education implies attend
ance in schools maintained and controlled
by the state only when there is no attend
ance In other schools known to be compe
tent to impart instruction in the required
degree. The compulsory laws recently
enacted in certain states of the nnion are,
to my judgment, objectionable in a few of
their incidental clauses. These, I am con
fident, will readily be altered in approach
ing legislative sessions. With the body of
laws, and their general intent in the di
rection of hastening among us universal
instruction, I am in most hearty accord.
The free school of America !
withered be the hand raised in sign of its
Objections to State Schools.
After stating that he was sorry that the
parish school existed that there was
necessity for its existence the archbishop
went on to say: "There is a dissatisfaction
with the state school, as at present organ
ized. The state school, it is said, tends-to
the elimination of religion from the minds
and hearts of the youth of the country.
This is my grievance against the state
schools of to-day. Believe me, my Protest
ant fellow-citizens, that I am absolutely
sincere when I now declare that I am
speaking for tbe weal of Protestantism as
well as for that of Catholicism. I am
Catholic, of course, to tbe tiniest fiber of
my heart, unflinching end uncompromis
ing in my faith. But God forbid that I
desire to see in America tbe ground wbiob
Protestantism occupies exposed to the
chilling and devastating blast of un
belief. Let me be "your ally in stem
ming the swelling tide of irreligion, the
death-knell of Christian life and of Chris
tian civilization, the fatal foe of souls
and of cenntry.
They Don't Teach Religion.
"The state school is non-religions. It ig
nores religion. There la and there can be
no positive religious iaaching where the
principle of non-sectarianism rules. What
follows The school treats of
laud and sea, but not of heaven; it speaks
of statesmen and warriors, but is silent
on God and Christ; it tells how to attain
success in this world, but says nothing as
to the world beyond the grave. The pupil
sees and listens; tbe conclusion is inevita
ble, that religion Is of minor importance.
Religions indifference will be his creed;
bis manhood will be, as his childhood in
the school, estranged from God and the
positive influence of religion." Attendance
at school left no time for proper religious
Instruction in the family, the bishop said,
and the school crowds out the work of the
church. The children of the masses were
learning no religion.
Mo Morals Without Religion.
After elaborating the above point he
went on: "Do not aay that the state school
teaches morals. Christians demand re
ligion. Morals without the positive prin
ciples of religion, giving to tbem root and
sap, do not exist. What seems to be mor
als without religion is the blossoming of
fortunate and kindly disposed natures, or
habits fashioned upon Christian tradi
tions, which grow weaker as the tradi
tions become remote. To the American
people at, large religious-minded and
God-fearing as I know them to be I put
me question: ought we not to nave in
connection with the school religious in
struction? That there are serious difficul
ties in the wajrl confess. But are we to
stop at difficulties when it is incumbent
upon us to reach the goal? Secularists
and unbelievers will interpose their rights.
I allow them their rights. I will not im
pose upon them my religion, with its
Christianity. But let them not impose on
me and my Iellow-Cbristians their re
ligion, which is secularism.
A Solution of the Problem.
The archbishop then set to work to give
a solution of the difficulty. He said the
proposition that a common Christianity be
taugnt in tbe schools would not do; that
Roman Catholics in fidelity to their princi
ples "cannot accept a common Christian-
ity." He then said: "Cther coiutrlea,
whose civilization we donx despise, havi
found a solution. I intat ce but England
and Prussia. I 'would permeate
the regular state school -with the religion
of the majority of tbe chili ren of the land,
be It as Protestant as Pre testanttsni can
be, and I would as they do in England,
pay for the secular instr iction given in
denominational schools icording to re
nits that is, each pupil passing the ex
amination before state officials would se
cure to his school the cos', of the tuition
of a pupil in the state schoil. This Is not
paying for the religious instruction given
to the pupil, but for the tecular instruc
tion demanded by the sU te and given to
the pupil as thoroughly ai he could have
received it in the state sch jol." .
A Word for Roman Catholics.
Archbishop Ireland closid with the fol
lowing protest: "Is it fair, is it honest, to
raise the cry that Catholics are opposed to
education, to free schools, lo the American
school system? I do lose my patience when
adversaries seek to place tis in this false
position so contrary to all our convictions
and resolve. In presence of this vast and
distinguished assembly, to address which
is an honor I shall never forget, I protest
with all the energy of my foul against the
charge that the schools of she nation have
their enemies among Catholics. Not one
stone of tbe wondrous edifice which Amer
icans have built up in their devotion to ed
ucation will Catholics remove or permit to
DISAGREES WITH THE BISHOP.
Superintendent Thayer, of Wisconsin,
Malcea Some Con meat.
When the name of J. B. Thayer, of Mad
ison, Wis., state superintet dent of schools,
was announced the audie ice burst forth
in great applause. He evidently was not
willing to take Archbishop Ireland's word
for the statement that the church ol
Rome loved state schools," unless she had
charge of them.' He bei;an by quoting
President Cleveland: "'Ism impressed by
this discussion with the fact that a condi
tion and not a thenrv ran fronts lis '
No discussion of compu .sory laws aud
their enforcement as mere obstruction
will avail. The real question is a prac
tical one of adjustment ami of educational
agencies. Public schools exist
to-day by the force of laws as hateful to
enemies of free schools v.'ben they were
enacted as are now the recent compulsory
laws of Wisconsin and Illinois. It is no
more hateful to compel a citizen to edu
cate his own child than to compel bim to
pay a tax to educate his neighbor's chil
dren." A Question of Americanism.
He then proceeded: "Rent events in
my own state confirmed nieiathe belief
that opposition to the free schools is un
American. I have a suspicion that the ul
tra sentiment in the opposition to our free
school system has a purpoai that is not tn
harmony with the princip es of our government-
When the German Catholic
bishops, tbe German Catholic priests, and
the German Lutheran clerfy of Wisconsin
unite in a political organis f ion to secure
the unconditional repeal ol' a compulsory
law, which has for its sole purpose the in
struction of all children of the state in the
language of this, their adopted country, I
have a right to suspect that there is some
thing in tbe movement that is not exactly
A Significant Opposition.
"This eeclesiastical opposition is signifi
cant, and gives color to the suspicion that
the ultramontane Jesuitic . element of the
Roman Catholics in America, with its an
cient enemy for allies, dee ns itself suffi
ciently strong in the republic to adopt a
more aggressive policy and assert tbe dan
gerous and unconstitutional doctrines de
fined in t he syllabus, not covertly in words,
but openly and defiantly it acts. Unless
the question that is now up for discus
sion is settled in harmony with the prin
ciples of this government t here will be a
conflict between the Jesuitical hierarchy
of the Vatican, armed with the syllabus,
and the American people. I am not an
alarmist and 1 firmly believe
tbat Catholic citizens will take care of
that issue if it comes. They know
the history and civilization of Italy, of
Spain, of Austria, and of Poland, and
they do not covet such." W r. Thayer was
uproariously applauded all through his
Remarks of Other 8ea1cera.
The archbishop was frequently applaud
ed, especially when he dec! ared for com
pulsory education, but his criticisms of the
schools as godless were re eived with a
little coolness. O. H. Coor, of Texas,
then read a paper In whit h he opposed
compulsory education, an l be was re
ceived coldly by tbe audience, and his
views were attacked by s iveral of the
speakers who followed him. The remain
der of the session was devoted to the read
ing of papers on the diffeient methods,
etc, of education. A num'ier of depart
ments were opened, among tbem tbe nor
mal school, presided over by Professor
Parsons, of Indiana.
The Socialists of New Yotk are going to
nomjnate a ticket for the coming munici
Tbe London letter-carrier? bave decided
not to strike. Two hundred postmen have
bee n discharged.
There are indications at Brooklyn, N.
Y., of a general strike of the building
trades in that city.
One hundre l and twenty Mormons ar
rived at New York from Liverpool Thurs
day aud proceeded at once to Utah.
Tbe body of a man namod Ham, who
has been Kissing since December last, was
found in the lake at Chicagi Thursday.
It is asserted in Paris thiit Boulanger
has asked the French government to par
don him and permit him to return to
rri i.t i . tt..i: v c
and Bermuda is working wi ll, and news
papers exchanged congratulations Thurs
The railway bridge on the C, B. and Q.
line over Spoon river, sixtet n miles east
of Galesburg, Ills., was destroyed by fire
The Globe tobacco ware! ouse at Cin
cinnati was destroyed by fire Thursday,
with 1,000 bogs heads ol Uibacco. Loss,
$130,000; partly insured.
There is a war cloud hovering over Gua
temala and San Salvador, acd two United
States war ships have been c rdered to the
co ait of Central America.
Mrs. Paran Stevens, the wealthy New
York widow, reported to the police Thurs
day night tbat she had been robbed of a
$0,000 parr of diamond bracelets.
A. J. Sullivan, a census i numerator of
Portland, Me., who botched hia work and
refused to do it over again, baa been ar
rested and held in $500 bondii for trial.
The family hotel at Lake I.lmo, near St.
Paul, was destroyed by re Thursday
night. It was crowded wit h people, but
no one was hurt. Loas, $150,000, besides
tbe personal effects of the guests.
The Louisiana state se.ua to has refused
to consider tbe governor's veto of the bill
to submit tbe lottery question to tbe peo
ple, on the ground that the governor has
no right to veto such a prot osition. The
matter will now go to the cc urts.
Tbe Pennsylvania railway haa given no
tice that on Saturday an increase in wages
for freight men will go into effect. The
increase is f aom 10 to 15 per cent. This is
In redemption of a promise made soma
time ago, when wagea were reduced, that
as soon as business warra a ted it, they
would be restored.
Race Trouble at Leban on, Va.
Ltnchboro, Va.,- July 11. Great ex
citement has prevailed at lebanon, the
county seat of Russell count r, daring the
past week, owing to an attempt at incen
diarism. A negro woman was caught in
the act of setting fire to a h rase and ar
rested. Two negroes took ler part and
made threats against the mayor of
the town. In tbe dif lenity that
ensued Tom Robinson, one ol tbe negroes,
was shot and killed. The woman was
jailed. A number of other colored per
sons who sided with the two negroes were
driven out of town.
They Talk About the Tariff and
A WAEil TIGHT VERT PEOBABLE.
The Majority lu Favor of rutting the
Election Bill Through If It Takes All
Summer The Silver Dill Ready to Go
to the President An Arrangement with
England ICegnrding Cattle Exporta
Honae Demoerata Dusy Filibustering
Washington City, July 11. The Re
publican members of the . senate held a
caucus last night to consider the order of
business for the rest of the present session
of congress, particularly with reference to
the federal election, law and the tariff
bill. It has been understood generally
that tbe Democratic members of the sen
ate intend to prevent the passage of the
federal election law, if possible, and that
to achieve this purpose they are prepared
to filibuster against the tariff bill and any
other measure which may be brought up
for consideration, with a view of prolong
ing the session and tiring tbe Republican
senators into an agreement to a compro
mise by which the federal election law
will be allowed to go over until the next
Examining: the Precedents.
Members of the finance committee who
are interested in the enactment of a tariff
law have urged npon their brethren the
advisability of coming to an understand
ing with tbe Democrats under .which the
tariff bill will be passed within a reason
able time and the federal election bill
allowed to go over. But the friends of
the election bill have brought a great deal
of pressure to bear in favor of forcing that
measure to a passage before adjournment,
and with a view to testing the possibilities
of action they bave examined the rules of
the senate aud the record of past contests
nnder similar rules. The result justifies
them in the belief tbat in spite of the fili
bustering of the Democrats the bill can
How It Was Done in 1871.
In support of this claim it' was recalled
in the caucus that when the bill to pro
vide for supervisors of election was under
consideration in 1S71, Thurman offered,
one after another, thirty amendments, in
tended to delay the consideration of the
bill, and by concerted and agreed action
by the Republicans under which one Re
publican senator was recognized regularly
to move to lay each amendment on the ta
ble, all of these dilatory amendments were
disposed of within twenty-four hours. It
was proposed that tbe senate should sit
out the consideration of the elections bill
if it took three months. This proposition
was debated at great length.
A lMicmtptinn in the Debate.
Frye, the chairman of the committee on
commerce, who has the river and harbor
bill in charge, said that be would like to
have some determination reached as to the
time when it could be considered, as he
was anxious to get it into conference. Al
lison said that the sundry civil appropria
tion bill was on the calendar, and it was
necessary that it be disposed of an earlv
day. An agreement was reached finally
by which the postal subsidy bills, which
bave been under debate for several days,
will be taken up again to-day with a view
to taking a vote on them before adjourn
ment, and that on Saturday the sundry
civil appropriation bill will be called np.
Kt-turnlng to their Mutton.
The discussion of the possibility of pass
sing the federal election bill was then re
sumed, and debate was had under the five
minute rule for nearlv three hours.
Spooner, Hoar, Frye, and Kvarts, all mem
bers of the election committee, expressed
themselves in favor of passing the bill.
Aldrich, the chairman of the committee
on rules, said that it would be possible to
pass it in one of only two ways either
by sitting it out as bad been proposed.
or by changing the rules of the senate so
as to permit a limit to be placed on de
bate. Favoring a Chance In the Rule.
This suggestion gave rise to a long dis
cussion about the possibility of making a
change in the rules. Kdnmnds bitterly
opposed the proposition and Teller, a
member of the committee on privileges
and elections also expressed some opposi
tion to it. A general debate which ensued
developed the fact that a majority of the
senators favored the passage of the federal
election bill at this session of congress and
that a majority favored a change in the
rules which would make this possible.
Three Weeks Talk on Tariff.
The caucus adjourned at 11:10 with the
understanding that another caucus will
be held Saturday night to come to a final
determination on the subject. In the
meantime nothing will be done with the
tariff bill. A leading member of the cau
cus said after adjournment that the tariff
bill would probably occupy three weeks
in discussion, but that the federal elec
tion bill won Id lie put through in a week's
time if it was determined to consider it.
Wyoming Is a State.
Washington City, Ju!y 11. The presi
dent late yesterday afternoon approved the
act for the admission of V yoming as a
state of tbe Union.
CATTLE EXPORTS TO ENGLAND.
American Inspectors to Be Stationed at
Washington City, July 11. In Febru
ary last Secretary Rusk represented to
tbe state department that contagious ani
mal diseases had been so effectually
stamped out in this country as to warrant
that department in urging upon the Brit
ish authorities the perfect safety of re
moving the restrictions imposed on the
shipment of American live cattle and
sheep to Great Britain. Nego.iations were
at once inaugurated by the state depart
ment, resulting in tbe removal of the re
strictions relative to sheep, contingent
upon action by this government which
would prevent the introduction of dis
eases of sheep into this country. f
An Issue of Fact Presented.
The British government, however, per
sisted in its refusal to grant any conces
sion regarding live cattle, alleging tbe
continued existence of contagious pleuro
pneumonia in the United Stating and that
cattle affected with this disease bad been
discovered in recent -hipmenta to Great
Britain from this country. Secretary
Rusk met this allegation with a prompt
denial and the proposition that his depart
ment should be represented in Great Brit
ain by veterinary inspectors, charged with
the duty of inspecting all American cattle
landed in tbat country. The British gov
ernment agreed to this, and three inspect
ors were sent over. As soon as proper
legislation ft enacted cattle will be in
spected on this side-and properly tagged, so
that if disease iu the cattle is discovered
on the otBor side the responsibility can be
THE SILVER BILL PASSED.
Final Action oa the Conference Report
Filibustering in the House.
Washington City, July 1L The senate
transacted some routine business yester
day, and then proceeded with the discus
sion of the silver biiL Morgan made
long speech against it, one of the points of
which was tbe reiteration of the charge
that the demonetization of silver had been
accomplished by indirection. The debate
was kept up by various senators pro and
con until 5:45 p. m., when the subjact hav
ing been talked out, tbe vote on agreeing
to the conference report was taken, and re
sulted: Ayes, 39; nays, 26 a party vote
strictly, except that -Payne of Ohio, who
was paired with Sherman, released that
gentleman from the pair, although he
(Payne) did not vote, being absent. The
senate -then adjourned. . '
Williams introduced in the house a rea
olution providing thaTthe president of the
senate and the speaker of the house be
authorized to close tbe present seasion oi
congress at 2 p. m- July 81 next; referred.
The balance of the day was mostly do
voted to filibustering by tbe Democrats,
there being so many Republican ab
sentees, to prevent action on the resolu
tion to take up the original package bill.
The Democrat bad it all their own way,
and in their speeches embraced the oppor
tunity to attack the speaker, who sat and
took it all very coolly. Finally the jour
narWas approved corrections of that
having been made the ostensible subject
of discussion and tbe conference reports
on the diplomatic and agricultural appro
priations were agreed to, and in commit
tee the land grant forfeiture bill was
taken up, pending discussion of which the
committee rose and the house adjourned.
It Seemed a "Little Mixed.
Waphincton City, July 1L During the
discussion of tbe silver bill in the senate
yesterday, and near the close, Blair got the
floor, and said that after listening to one
senator from Oregon Dolph, who fonnd
in the bill a gold standard, and to tbe
other senator from Oregon Mitchell, who
found in it free coinage, and tof he senator
from Kansas Plumb, who was satisfied
that it was a free coinage bill, and to the
senator from Colorado Teller, who was
not satisfied with it precisely, he Blairj
thought he would vote for it.
Wants a Monument to Isabella.
Washington City, July 11. Charlotte
Smith, editor of The Working Woman,
yesterday addressed the house committee
on the library in support of the bill intro
duced in the house by Burrows of Mich
igan, appropriating $50,000 for the erection
of a memorial monument to Queen Isa
bella the First of Spain in Washington
City. The committee ordered a favorable
An Ex-Indianapolaa Man In Trouble
Washington City, July 1L Dr. John
Downey, at one time a prominent Dem
ocratic politician in Indianapolis, and for
a long time a member of the common
council of that city, was brought up in
the police court here yesterday, charged
with attempting to obtain money under
false pretenses. He was released on per
sonal bond, on his promise to leave the
Pension Applications Rolling In.
Washington City, Jury 11. Applica
tions for pensions under the new pension
law are being received daily at the pen
sion office. The volume is increasing
from day to day. It is estimated that
about 30,000 applications hate already
Authorixcd Sb (in Into Banking.
Washington City, July It The follow
ing named national banks have been au
thorized to commence business; First Na
tional bank of Dayton, Tenn., capital $50,
000; First National bank of Yokum, Tex.,
Washington City, July 1L Postmaster
General Wanaker left the city yesterday
for Cape May Point to spend bis birth
day, which is to-day, with his family. He
is 54 years of age.
A SCOEE 0F KILLED AND WOUNDED.
Georgia Iteports a Bloody Riot, In Which
Ki(btecn Persons an Shot, Eight Be
ing Whites, and Funr Negroes Killed
Irunken Colored People Try ttt Cat
White Man's Throul on an Excursion
Train Several People Hurt.
uriffix, Ua., July 11. A ratal race
riot occurred at Starr's mill-pond, in Fay
ette county, yesterday afternoon, in which
four negroes were killed and six wound-
wounded. Eight white men were shot
also. A darkey selling wine on the occa
sion became engaged in a war of words
with a white man about the purchase of
some wine, which resulted in the negro
getting slightly cut. From this the quar
rel began and was taken up by others un
til the white man beeame involved with a
negro who had a gun, but who rMd not
care to use it.
The Slaughter Be&iaa.
Anderson Williams, another negro, told
him if he would not shoot the d d scoun
drel to give him the gun and he would
shoot him himself. He took the gun and
emptied it into the white man's chest and
bowels. He was immediately shot through
the neck and diet! in a few minutes. The
shooting then became general, tbe shots
sounding like a canebrake burning.
A Raid for Ammunition.
After emptying their weapons a demand
was made of a merchant for more ammu
nition. He refused to sell, but the infu
riated rioters ran roughshod over him and
helped themselves to all be had. There
were over 500 people on the ground, and it
is a mystery that the shooting was not
more fatal in its result.
RIOT ON AN EXCURSION.
Negroes Attack a White Man and a Fur
ious Fight Kmtnlts.
Bison well, W. Va., July 11. Yesterday
several hundred negroes made an excur
sion over the Norfolk and Western road,
and as there was a good ileal of liquor
aboard the train, a number of fighta oc
curred. When a few miles from Bram
wcll, three or four negroes attempted to
cut a white man's throat, and Detective
. G. Baldwin and three of bis men, who
were on tbe cars, attempted to protect the
man. They were at once attacked 1-y
about thirty drunken negroes, who broke
the car seats to fragment and used the
pieces as t lulw.
A Conflict In the Bark.
The lights were knocked out and a ter
rible conflict ensued, during which nine
negroes were disabled. W. G. Baldwin
was stabbed in the left side, hit in the
bead with a fragment of iron and terribly
clubled. His wounds am serious. De
tective Campbell was badly hurt in the
side. Detective Robertson had his right
arm broken. Baldwin shot the negro who
stabbed him in the shoulder and again in
the right arm. At Bramwell an attempt
was made to arrest the negroes by citi
zens, which led to a second riot, but six
negroes were jailed. Several negroes were
beaten almost to death.
The Kitlamrls Will Recover.
Chicago, July II. Mrs. William G.
Rittamel, of .V.rJ North Ashland avenue,
who was shot iu the head by her husband.
who is thought to 1 insane, is getQng
along very well at the German hospital.
The bullet has been extracted, and she
will recover. Mrs. Rittamel's husband is
also in a fair way to recover at the county
hospital. Tbe wound in his side haa been
examined and found to be not of a serious
nature. He refuses to speak of his des
perate act, except to say that he was
Justified in doing as he did.
A Sou onia.
From Keokuk, la.. Democrat.
August, 1887, was a noted month. It
gave extreme heat and extreme cold, the
results of which were disastrous to tbe
public health. Cases of colic, cholera
morbus and diarrhoea were abundant and
there were numerous calls at the drug
stores for Chamberlain's Colic, C balers
and Diarrhoea Remedy. Druggists of
this city tell as that this remedy has been
more frequently called for daring tbe
past montn man any other preparation.
and that it has proven a panacea for the
very worst cases. Chamberlain s Colic,
Cholera and Diarrhoea Remedy is a mer
itorious medicinal preparation for all
summer complaints for which it is recoow
mended, and grows in popularity In this
city and vicinity. Tbe sales are increase
ing rapidly and wonderful cores are re
ported. Sold by Harts & Bahnsen.
A writer says: "There are some
things a woman doesn't know." There
msy be, $ut no man can tell her what
they are. .
OF THE SPRING SEASON, 1890.
EVER OFFERED IN THE TRI-CITIES,
A.T POPULAR PRICES
Is always to be found at
Robt. Erause's Clothing Emporium,
115 and 117 West Second Street, DAVtNPORT. IA.
For Men, Ladies and
Bocott A gal nut flojreott.
Xew York, July 11. The Clothing
Manufacturers' association of New York
haa given notice to their 1,000 cutters that
they will be locked out Saturday. Tbe
manufacturers state that the step is taken
in retaliation for a boycott placed on one
of their number, A If rod Benjamin & Co.
Over 2,000 persons will be thrown out of
The Rarsrs at Chicago.
Chicago, July 1L The winning horses
at the Washington Park races yesterday
were: Rinfax, mile, V.W-i; Delmar, 1
mile, 1:43V; Joe Blackburn. lh miles.
Hypocrite, 1 miles, 2r0; Ktruria, 1
Ex-Secretary of the Treasury Hugh Mc
Cullough, who has been suffering severely
from asthma, is much better.
Chicaoo, July 10.
On the board oY trade to-day quotations
were as follows: Wheat No. t July, opened
Wc, cloard Sslc; September, opened Wc,
rloeed 00c; December, opened SI He clone
8140. Corn No. S July, opened 8Kto, rinsed
iCc; Augus, opened STc, cloned S7c;
September, opened 94c, closed c Oats
No. July, opened ZTVic c'osed 28j,c; August,
nnrned arTT-fcc, clnseJ 2xikc: September, oicned
Z7tf, clo ed fcV- Pork-July, opened Sliui,
(Uwed SU.ftl; August, opened SU.VI, closed
$11.6il; September, openrd SU.90, closed tllja.
Lard July, opene l S.V.7&, closed S&H.
I Jve stock Union stock yards price: Hoys
Market opened moderately active with
packers and shippers buying at &21UC lower
prices; light grade, S-7.ai.Bi: rough track
ing. 184.108.40.206; mixed Iota, a3.73x3.8i; heavy
packing and shipping. $&7ji3.IKl.
Cattle Market slow: weak; fair. H-O'W.&'s
goop to choice, t.(iJ4.40; storkers and feed
ens Saift&Si; inferior to fair, $3.50 M.90;
rows and mixed, $1.&3.10; Texas, $2.2 0
3.U). bheep .Market strong: mutton, A5i)a
&.124; Mocker and feeders, i&OUfti-UO;
Produce: Rut ter Finest creameries,
134 pi r finest darioa, 101 lc. packing,
stock, fi&fic. Ekki -Strictly fresh, 10j,l0tc
per doz. Iultry Cbio.kena, bona, )0&t0ia
per t.; roo tors, Ac; turkeys, mixed lota, Su&lOo;
spring ducks, U(&l3c: geese, M.oOnfrS 'Hi per
doe. Potatoes Tennessee Kose, $A7jt4.0 1 per
bbL Apples Fair to choice. S3.il. i.00 per bbl.
Strawberries Muskegoo.S'tcl, Kactne choice,
H3,MO per le-qt cut, R ieptw.rries-B.ack,
S.Uto3.50 per 24-qt case; red. SLTOOO per 24
qt case. Blackberries $:M i.7i per 21-qt
New York, July 10.
Wheat No. t red winter, 7 4c cash: do
AugUAt, Ko: do rteptember, Mfio; do Octo
ber, KW-ic. Corn No. t mixed, cash;
do July, 3?c; do August, 44c; do Septem
ber, t&Hc Oata-DulU No. 3 mixed. Hie
cash; do July, 3fc; do August, 84c
Rye and barley - Nominal. Pork - lu 1 ; mesa,
$1 4.5014.00. Lard -July, Stun-, Augin-t,
Live Stock: Cattle Market dull, no trading
in beev a; dr. seed be f . steady; native (tides,
M&T4c ft . Sheep and L.imbs-Mrket
firm and He cent higher for both sheep and
lambs; sheep, S4.uua4.00 V 1UU ; uvmns,
$S.75&?.75. Hogs Nominally steady; live hogs,
A ereasi el tartar baklag powder. Highest of
all 1b leavasing strength. if. S. Govrnnnt Rt
THE LARGEST ASSORTMENT
Tailor Made Clothing
CARSE 8c CO.,
Children, all noted for fit, wear,
Confectionery, Cigars and Toys,
SCHOOL BOOKS AND SCHOOL SUPPLIES
ICE CREAM, I
H. SIEMON & SON,
toves and fwm.
Tin, Copper and Sheet Iron
1B08 SECOND AVE., ROCK ISLAND, ILL
m:. e. murrin,
Choice Family Groceries
A Srtlaa stock of Groceries that will be
J. T. DIXOJST,
And Dealer in Mens' Fine Woolens. -
1706 Second Avenue.
Second Hand Goods
The highes price paid for foods of anv kind.
Has opened his New and 8pacious
No. 1620 to 1626 Third avenue,
where he would be pleased to see his friends.
UTAU kinds of drinks as well as Ale and Porter, and the well known drink -Hair and 'alt.' the
nly place in the city wbe e you can get it. Boaat Beef Lonce every day from 10 to li.
P. OT. HERLITZEA.
No. 228 Twentieth 8treet, next to Conrad Schneider's grocery. Rock Island.
. - - for floe fitting
BOOTS AND SHOES,
Blade la the latest style. Also repairing done with neatness andtdlspatck.
Practical Tlle.anfl BM ffalt Layer.
Besedence 819 Twenty-first St. Yard near 8L Psul Depot,
Rock Island. 111.
lantitiaatet furnished for any kind of Tile or Brick in the market. Isring of brick
and tile walks a specialty'.
comfort and durability.
1622 Second Avenue.
Avenue, Dealer in-
mwt Celk-iou in the tri -cities, made from pure cream
in.ureu iiu an me popular uaTors, in any qu ntity to
Special attention naid to snDi.Winf nirnirjL iivai
eocials, etc. " w
avenue and Twenty-first St.. Ro:k Ialand.
sold at lowest Urice prices. A shar e of mblic
in New and
Will trade, aeU or buy anything.
No. 1614 Second A venae.