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THE BOCK ISXiAK D AUGUS, THU$tSDAYs JULY IT, 1890.
PublUhed Dally and Weekly at 16 Second Ays
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J. W. POTTER. "
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in Kock Inland county.
TncrRSDAT, July 17, 1890.
For United State Senator .Ton M. Punt
Kor State Tieacurer Enwartn 8. Wilimim.
Kor Buit. of Public Inntruction.. ..Hbmrt BUab.
. .... . I JOHH HRTANT.
ForTrotteea Ulinot.l Jj. w. Graham.
Iniverelty, t ....r,ci,4BI) p. Moksah
. R. H HfVAM
For State Senator..
For RepreaenUUvea f jo A. Wilson.
For Countv Judue Vihoii. M. Blandino
For Couuty Clerk CHai s Cbsctz
ir.ir Khertlt C I. GoHPOH
For Treanurer Gso. B. Brownsr
For TouuIy Suut. of School. Cuts. B Makbu.ll
Democratic CoDgresaional Convention.
The Democratic voter in the several conutie
composing the Eleven'h Congressional District
are requested to send delegates to a Congressional
convention to be held at Monmontta, Illinois,
Tn radar. Aacaal Btb, iMM,
at 11 o'clock a. m., for the purpose of nominating
a candidate for congress, and to transact such
other business aa may be' presented for the con-
lderation of the convention.
The" several counties in the congressional dis
trict will be entitled to a representation on a basis
of one delegate for every 900 votes and one for
fraction of 100 votes or over cast for Cleveland
and Thurmau In 1S8S, as follows:
Conntles. Vote 1883. No. Del
Kock Island SrU IS
barren al HI
Hancock .. S'.Ml 20
alcDonough 8120 16
Sehuyler ltt 10
By order of the Democratic Congressional Com
mlttee of the Eleventh congressional district of
Illnola. J. W. POTT EK, Chairman
Moumonth, III., July 12,110.
The Union seems to be attempting to
make a catspaw of lion. C. II. Deere to
pull Oest's chestnuts out of the fire.
The enthusiasm for Bro. (Jest must be
somewhat attenuated when it becomes
necessary for the Union to urge the at
tendance of the accredited delegates from
his own county.
If the gentlemen comprising the Kock
Island delegation to the republican eon-
gressional convention are really frieni's
to Mr. Gst, they would be performing
an act of kindness to him in throwing
the vote of this couuty to Capt. Turn
bull or some other ambitious republican
-in the diotrict. It would not only save
Mr. Oest the humiliation of a rebuke at
the polls, but would relieve him of three
months' of mental anxiety and fear that
are simply appalling to contemplate. The
result will be the same in either event.
Mr. Gest had better be relegated to pri
vate life in a dignified sort of way than
be tossed about in a political maelstrom
with a finis similar to that of the la
THIRTY -ONE MORE BODIES.
apatite Pepin ilve I'p That Many Addi
I..AKE ClTV. Minn., July 17.-Yesterday
Lake Pepin, In the vicinity of the disaster
to the Sea VTiiiR, was closely ttatrollcd all
day and the result whs ilie recovery of
thirty-one Jiodies w hich rose, to the sur
face during the day. They came up al
most faster than they could he attended
to at one time. Twenty-six of these have
lieea idetititied. Two of the lnxlies were
found to be those of parties whose, names
were not among recently puhlished lists of
A Munilter of Pi'ople Yet Mining.
A dispatch from lied Wing says that
there are still nine people mistting from
that city. Others are still missing from
Diamond HlutT and Trenton, Wis. Nearly
all of the watches found on bodies recov
ered stopped at an average tune of :X p.
n. on Sunday niht, so that it is thought
that the wreck occurred about 8:) p. in.
The probability is that the number of dead
will aggregate 113.
(apt. Wetheru' Urxponsiliility.
Just after the disaster occurred there
were found a lame numlH-r of people with
more excitability than bruins, who were
very free with their condemnation of
Capt. Wethern, and there was wild talk
of lynching. He was charged with all
aorta of things he was drunk, careless,
reckless, etc. The fact, however, that his
wife and child were on hoard seems to
have got through the skulls of some of his
accusers, and that was Bufllciont to make
him cautious. As to the charge that he
wasuruuk, u. b. IJnyrell, or Argyle, was
on the boat, ami he gives positive evidence
tbat he was uot. He says that the captain
was not only sober, but he was folly con
scious of the presence of a storm, although
not fully appreciating its gravity. War
ren Sparks, Hugo Herder, and several oth
ers, who were rescued from the wreck,
said: "We My exonerate Capt. A. Weth
ern iron an. blame in the lake uiaagter
from which we were saved."
The Illy Ita Matt Kecord.
Chicago, July 17. The scores on the
diamond yUsr ajr wtm as follows:
League: At New York New York 12,
Cincinnati 8; batteries Hume, Buckley
and Clarke, Foreman and Harrington.
At Brooklyn Ilrooklyn 7, Chicago 2; bat
teries Lovett and Daly, Hutchinson and
Kittredge. At Philadelphia Philadel
phia 15, Pittsburg 3; batteries Smith and
Clements, Baker and Decker. At Boston
(First game) Boston 3, Cleveland 6; lot
teries Clarksou and Bennett, Beutiu and
Zimmer. (Second game) Boston 8, Cleve
land 4; batteries Nichols and Harilie,
Lincoln and Zimmer.
Brotherhood: At New York New York
8, Cleveland 5; batteries Kwing broth
era, Gruber and SutclifTe. At Brooklyn-
Brooklyn 15. Pittsburg 3; batteries
Weyhing and Kinslow, Maul and Car
roll. At Philadelphia Philadelphia 7,
Chicago 15; batteries BufBngton and
Hallmau, Bartson and Farrell. At Boa-
ton Boston ID, Buffalo 0; batteries Gum
bert, Kilroy aud Murphy, Cotter and
The League had the attendance again
.yesterday. League, 0,114; Brotherhood,
Western: At Minneapolis Sioux City 9,
Minneapolis 1; at St. Paul Omaha 3, St.
World's Fair Matters.
Philadelphia, July 17. At the Cen
tennial hotel yesterday the 'World's fair
commissioners' sub-committee on perma
nent organization held its first meeting
with J udge McKenzie, of Kentucky, pre:
siding. A talk waa had regarding the
proposition to keep the fair open on Sun
day, and the mem be re were unanimously
In favor of that idea. It was reported to
the meeting tbat Gen, Goshorn, who was
director general of the Centennial expos!
nan, was tiisincunea to accept tue same
position for the coming fair, owing to the
heavy work which would be required of
What Cause tha Delay.
New Yohk, July 17. The Herald'a Wash
ingtoa City special says it ia understood
that the delay in publishing the Behring
Sea correspondence is due to the' fact that
Secretary Blaine wishes-to include in it his
latest letter to Lord Salisbury, which has
am yet oeen laiu oeiore parliament.
Republicans and Minne
sota Alliance Men.
BUCKEYES NAME THEIR LEADERS,
and the Minnesota Teonle Determine to
Put I'p a Third Party Ticket Foraker
Makea a Red-Hot rlpeech at Cleveland,
While Krwin at St. Paul Makea It Warm
for Governor Merriam A Reverend
Tennesseean Called Down by Ilia
Ilishop Field Note.
Cleveland, O., July 17. Yesterday the
Republicans of Ohio held their state con
vention in Music hall, which was taste
fully decorated with flags and bunting,
aud portraits of Lincoln, Garfield, Grant,
Logan, Harrison, Sheridan, Blaine, Fora
ker, and other leaders. The hall was com
fortably filled by the delegates, ' and the
galleries by spectators. Ex-Governor For
aker was temporary chairman, and when
be appeared was received with enthusi
astic applause. The feature of the con-
veution was the ex-governor's address, for
the nontinatiou of candidates was with
out incident, the delegates having evi
dently made up their minds with great
unanimity as to who should be standard
bearers. Ex-Governor Foraker began by
thanking the convention for selecting him
as temporary chairman, aud then proceed
ed with bis address.
A Brief Look Backward.
He said: "We dhl not come out of the
last contest very well. We lost the gov
ernorship, the general assembly, and the
United States senatorship: the three great
objective purposes of the canvass; and
later, as a consequence, we lost also the
lieutenant governorship, the control of all
the state institutions, and, only time and
the next election can tell, how many rep
resentatives in congress. It was a slaugh
ter, not only for the head of the ticket,but
all along the line. A great many people
got hurt who did not even dream of such
a thing who supposed they were entirely
out of harm s way.
The German' Sunday Beer.
"The taxpayer, whose burdens were be
ing constantly lightened, must now con
front deficient revenues and an increase of
18,(100,000 of local indebtedness alone; and
our dissatislied German friends of Cincin
nati, who in the name of personal liberty.
deserted us aim lougtit witn the enemy
for their Sunday beer, nod to their con
sternation and amazement" that they have
only brought on themselves and their fel
low citizens a famine of water. Natural
ly, much has leen said as to the causes of
this defeat. Some oF this talk has been
profitable, butTTITwt of it has been worse
A Micnanimoat Proposal.
Tie then said tbat he wanted the whole
matter forgotten, but if there were those
who must have a victim who must lay
tha blame on some one "My appeal is
that yon place the blame ' upon me.
Whether it be just or unjust for you to do
so I shall uot stop to question. Neither
shall I utter a word of complaint, but on
the contrary bear most gladly all that
trie bitterest enemy can even imagine as
appropriate to be laid upon my shoulders.
If thereby I can in the slightest degree pro
mote tue common good ot our common
cause. What happens to me or to any
other individual is of no consequence in a
political sense to anybody, but what hap
pens to the great Kepublican party is of
the highest concern of all."
A Rap at the Democracy.
A goodly portion of the remainder of the
speech was devoted to denunciation of the
Ohio Democracy, and he concluded this
part as follows, refering to the last state
legislature: "It will go down in history as
the most unsatisfactory official body that
ever met in the state house. The
majority of Us acts are either indifferent
or very bad. It has insisted on
doing things that will damn it fur all time
to come. It will be distinguished
as haying spent thousands of dollars on
useless expenditures, for hav
ing cowardly forsaken its German
allies, - "for dealing in a weak and
uncertain way with the canals,
and for accepting from hoodlcrs a goodly
sum of money; for having among
Its members some of the smallest and
cheapest rascals that ever got iuto politics
men who saw no good iu any measure
uuless they could discover a greenback
wrapped up in it.
An Appeal for Harmony.
His conclusion contained the following
passages: "But look ahead. Six new states
have just been admitted to the Union.
Bright, beautiful and promising sisters
they are. They will have nineteen Ke
publican votes in wie next electoral col
lego, in the language of Garfield, "the
stars in their course have fought for us;"
and we can add, that they have gained the
day. Are we, like a paicel of petulant
children, to fritter away this advantage,
or are we to be men, and make Republic
an ism invincible? e must not
fail. Our opportunity is here. This is the
starting point. Are we ready to meet
this issue and answer the demands
that rest upon us? The man who does
not say "Yes" is not a Republican; the
man who says 'es ' and then sulks in
his tent because he don't like a candidate
or don't like a committee, or don't like
something or other of the kind, is false to
his party, false to his country, and false to
The Platform and Ticket.
As soon as the applause which greeted
Foraker s speech had sulisided the usual
committees were appointed and recess was
taken to 2 p. m., at which time the con
vention reassembled and speedily nom
inated a state ticket as follows: Secre
tary of state, Daniel J. Kyan (by acclama
tion); supremo judge, Thaddeus A.
Miuchall (by acclamation); member of
board of public works, Frank McColloch
(on first ballot).
The platform adopted compliments For
aker's administration, and that of Presi
dent Harrison; indorses the silver bill and
the federal election bill, and demands pro
tection for American wool; favors liberal
pensions, and winds up with a resolution
of sorrow at the death of the Kepublican
party's first leader. Gen. John C. Fremont
After the platform had been adopted the
POLITICIAN OR PREACHER.
A Tenneaaee Method 1st Called Upon to
Make His Choice.
jnashville, Tenn., July 17. Much sur
prise waa caused here Tuesday by the an
aonncement that Kev. David Campbell
Kelley, the nominee of the Prohibition
party for governor, had determined
withdraw from the canvass. It -appears
that sdme weeks ago Bishop Kenner wrote
to Dr: Kelley, saying that' he understood
he had been nominated, and inquiring
whether he intended to canvass the state.
The bishop said he wanted to know the
facts, so that if they were as had been rep
resented a new paator could lie appointed
to minister to the people of Gallatin Meth
He Gets the lllnhop'a View.
Dr. Kelley, in reply, said he had been
nominated and had accepted the nomina
tion, and asked Bishop Kenner to favor
him with his views and advice in the mat
ter. The exact nature of the reply made
by Bishop Kenner bas not been made pub
lic, but Air. Kelley concluded to with
araw, allow the .Prohibitionists to name
another candidate, and devote - bis time te
the pastorate. "
FARMERS OF MINNESOTA.
They Organise a Party and Determine t
Go for State Offices.
St. Paul, July 17.-Tfae farmers third
party in politics, which has been in an em
bryo condition for several months, became
an established fact yesterday. The capi
tol was crowded at 0 o'clock, when Hubert
J. Hall called to order the first political
convention of the Farm are1 Aillauea .f
Minnesota, which represents 45,000 farm
ers distributed throughoi tt the stale. His
opening address waa an oral repetition of j
the denunciation recently issued from the
Alliance headquarters i i which the su-
preme court of the Unit d States was so
severely handled. He wns followed by Ig
natius Donnelly and W. W. Erwin, the
latter ot whom gave Governor Merriam a
terrific going over.
Charged with Buying a, Convention.
In this connection Ei win said: "The
flection of a governor upon what
tver pretext it may be secured who sym
pathises with corporations necessitates to
honest legislation the united action of
two-thirds of both branches of a legisla
ture. The possession of the heart of an
executive governor has become so neces
sary to corporations tt at it 1b now well
understood that Governor Merriam and
his backers expended to buy the state con
vention and caucusses which gave him
a nomination, and in the purchase and con
trol of the public press and corrupt and
listless voters, a sum not far from fUoO.OOO.
Boalnesa Men In it Bad V?mj.
I am not here to cal . down upon the
head of Governor Merri am public anath
ema upon the ground ohat this practice
of the purchase of offici tl trust was intro
duced by him. Isincoivly pity him. .He
was born in a bank. He is only one of a
whole generation of that new class of hu
manity who have sprang forth from the
brain of the business -and stock boards.
They are not ot the peo lie. In their dis
dain they have some col it of the patrician
class of imperial Rome. In their mental
construction they are all 'business.'
Don't Know Any Better.
"They have a different dress from the
people. They have a di ferent Adam than
the people's. They rm st have servants.
and they ape the manners of the effete sons
of the barons of England. They have
never read of the struggles of liberty, nor
are they aware that tbs constitution was
laid in the hearts of the people, and ce
mented by the martyr blood of men for
ages. They know of or e power, one god ,
money. They use that single power to ac
complish all things. They are unconscious
that such use is bribery, a crime.
Decided to Nominate a Ticket.
A recess having been taken, the conven
tion reassembled, and there was a warm
debate over a motion that the Alliance
should take independent political action
iu the campaign and place a state ticket
in the field. There w a considerable op
position to such action, several prominent
delegates contending tt at the better course
would be to declare a platform and await
the developments of tie contests between
the two principal parties. The motion,
however, was carried by. aa jorlty of liR
1'nlon with Labor Ocfranlaatlona.
After the committee on credentials re
ported a coM9Jitt) wt appointed to con
fer with a delegation from the Labor
Union which was in at tendance. The re
sult of tha conference will be reported
at to-day's session. It is not prob
able that any understanding will be agreed
upon, as there is a strng elemeut in the
Alliance, as well as in the Iabor party,
averse to union of acti in. The first infor
mal ballot on a nomination for governor
was taken and resulted in 174 being cast
for Kunte Nelson, W fir Brooks, W for Ig
natius Donnelly and others scattering.
The vote for Donnt Uy surprised his
friends, who thought )ie was sure to lead.
Nelson has repeatedly declared his inten
tion to keep out of the field. After this
ballot, which simply indicates the temper
of the delegates and ia not decisive, the
convention adjourned for the day.
They Hurrahed ifor Cleveland.
Maktsville, Mo., July 17. The De
mocracy of northwest rn Missouri opened
the campaign yesterday in this city with
a monster mass-meeting. Roger Q. Mills,
of Texas, was the principal speaker, and
he received a great ovutiou. Mills' speech
was an argument for tariff reform. Dar
ing his speech a Democrat called "How
about Cleveland?" and the audience, num
bering fully 10,000 ptople, gave a great
cheer for the ex-presidsnt
Wisconsin Bemociatlc Convention.
Milwaukee, Wia., July 17. The state
Democratic commit Um met yesterday at
Wbitelish oay, and decided to hold the
state convention Ang. 27 in thU city. The
preponderance of sent tment in the gather
ing was in favor of making the tariff the
main issue. s
Nashville, Tenn., Tuly 17. The Demo
cratic state conventic n took nine ballots
for governor yesterd ty, the last one re
sulting: Buchanan, 71 k; Baxter, 307; Pat
terson, 875; Taylor, 19$.
dominated to Congress.
GLpxcoK, Minn., July 17. The Repub
licans of the Third Minnesota district
have renominated D. S. Hall for congress
Everything is reported quiet at Barn
well, S. C, and no f ur .her trouble is looked
Unofficial census footings credit the
state of Vermont witl. a total population
The White Star steamer Teutonic, on
its last trip across the Atlantic, made the
voyage in the phenomenal time of 5 days
and iil hours.
The German govert ment has adopted
system of movable lit Tracks, which will
greatly improve the quarters of troops in
Mrs. Whipple, -riSe of Bianco Whipple,
of Miuueate, died at Faribault Wednes
day as the result of injuries received in a
railway accident last November.
Among the nomina ions sent to the sen
ate by the president Wednesday was that
of A. B. Nettleton, of Minnesotato be as
sistant secretary or. ti e treasury.
The census has revealed the fact that
Union, a village in Tr Hand county, Conn.,
bas so few cases of ill less that no doctors
can make a living taere. Also, there is
neither a minister nor lawyer there.
Heavy winds swept the southeastern
part of Minuesota Wednesday. Cyclone
havoc was reported, but later news
showed that the pros! ration of telegraph
wires and damage . to crops was the
Herbert and John Kennedy, officers of
the Tarentum (Pa.) b ink which failed re
cently, were arrested nt Pittsburg Wednes
day, charged with having accepted depos
its at a time when thuy knew the bank to
Col. A. B. Norton, of Dallas, Tex., was
m at Liouis luesaay. He was sucn a
strong Henry Clay man that he swore not
to cut his hair until the Sage of Ashland
was president of tht United States, lie
has kept his oath.
The bodies of Chirles and Mrs. J. H.
Schuraaeler and Rev. M. Pfaefle.who were
lost In Lake Gervaisc , Minn., during Sun
day's storm, have been recovered. They
were found in a maishy part of the lake
200 feet from the sho -e.
A Mew xotk convn t, wno was given a
situation by an electric company, which
wished to give him n chance to maka an
honest living, repaid the company by forg
ing checks on it, and collecting the money.
He will go back to tl e "pen." .
The citizens or Bnccasnnna. Morris
county, N. J., are re uch excited because
one Dr. J. G. Beattie an unreconstructed
rebel, is flying the re lei flag ia defiance of
their protests, aud threatening death to
any one who attempt s to haul it down. He
had it unfurled the Fourth of July.
Lieut C. V. Don aldspn, company G,
Twenty-fourth United States infantry'lbat
his life Wednesday i i attempting to save
tbat of a young lady who had been swept
away by the current at Newport Beach, a
seaside resort near Santa Ana, CaL He
had just before saved two other Uvea.-
The funeral services of Maj. Gen. Fre
mont were held Wednesday at St Igna
tius Episcopal church. New York city.
The interment was loade in" Trinity ceme
tery. At Boston Wt dnesday the Associ
ated Pioneers of l&iU had the "bear" flag at
half-mast all day. . (ft was the first -flag
hoisted .over Monten y to 1847. .
Cannon Controverts the Figures
of Senator Carlisle.
FO DEFICIT IN THE NATIONAL 0113
Instead He Claims a Rnrplna of 117,407,-
OOO to Meet Pension Appropriation
A Sensation In Society Cauaed by at Very
Pale Nes;ro The Charges A gainst Bum
Under Consideration Breckinridge
Makea Bis Defenae Miscellaneous New
from the Capital.
Washington City, July 17. Represen
tative Cannon, chairman of the house ap-
prortf iation committee, is out with a state
ment about the revenues and expenditures
of the government during the current fis
cal year, in reply to Carlisle's assertion, in
which he says the revenue will overbal
ance appropriations. The appropriations
for the year justly chargeable to expenses
for the current fiscal year amount to $317,-
500,000. Of this amount, at least 130,000,
000 will not be expended -during the cur
rent fiscal year, which will cut expendi
tures down to 1397,000,000. Ts this sum,
he says, should . be added the permanent
appropriations, 1101,500,000, for the inter
est on the public debt and to meet the re
quirements of the sinking fund, making
ing in all 139,000,003 chargeable against
the revenues for 1891. If the sinking fund
is deducted from this sum there remains
Kevennes of the Government.
The ordinary revenues of the govern
ment for the fiscal year ended June 80,
1800, are reported by the treasury at $403,
016,000. Under existing laws there is no
reason to anticipate a less snm from the
ordinary revenues during 1891. The postal
revenues for 1891 are estimated by the
postmaster general at tA5, 414,000, making
a total of 1407,407,000. Deducting aggre
gate appropriations of 1330,000,000, there
will be. Cannon says, a surplus ot 9117,-.
407,000, which is more than ample to meet
the requirements of the pension law and
the reduction of taxation from the enact
ment of the McKinley bill, estimated at
MR. WHITE WAS BLACK,
And Now Senator Blackburn Wanta to
Washington City, July 17. E. B.
White, a dapper young man who has
been cutting a dash in Washington City
society on funds procured by forging his
employer's name, waa yesterday bound
over to the grand jury in 12,000. Rev. Mr.
Clark, pastor of a colored church here, de
clares that White is negro. A yetr or so
ago he received a letter from the pastor of
a colored church in Boston asking him to
look" after one of the members of his
church, E. B. White, who was described
as a bnclit but rather reckless young
A Kentucky Senator Deluded.
Mr. Clark called on White and attempt
ed to give some good advice, but the
young man did not take kindly to it, and
the reverend gentleman dropped him. Mr.
Clark soon afterward heard that White
was masquerading as a white man in the
fashionable society of W ashington City,
but he says he did not feel called upon to
interfere. Senator Blackburn and other
gentlemen in whose houses White was
welcomed as a guest, think Rev. Mr.
Clark's silence very reprehensible. When
White's rooms were searched a trunk was
found full of love letters from Washing
ton City society women, and many pbo
tographs of girls and married women.
Consreas Still Killing Time.
Washington City, July 17. The senate
yesterday, after transacting some routine
business, went into executive session and
confirmed the nominations of five general
appraisers whose names were sent in some
aays ago. I ce senate then resumed oon-
suierat ion or the sundry civil appropria
tion bill, and, after a long delwte over a
propose)! amendment increasing appro
priations for topographic surveys and re
pealing the irrigable lands reservoir law
of June, 18S8, .without action on the
The house spent part of the session dis
cussing the land grant forfeiture bill, but
this measure was laid aside without ac
tion to consider a conference report on i
western river nruige bin. lmch ot a quo
rum and a call of the honse took up the
time until 7 p. ra., wbn, with 139 mem
bers present and voting, the motion to ad
journ was carried.
The Clayton-Breckinridge Cane.
Washington City, Jnly 17. The elec
tions committee of the house held a special
session yesterday to hear Representative
Breckinridge of Arkansas and Judge John
McClnre make the concluding arguments
in the Clayton-Breckinridge " contested
election case. Breckinridge read an elab
orate brief prepared by his attorneys
Messrs. Garland and May in which the
case waa reviewed. In reference to the
murder of Col. Clayton the brief stated
that no pains had been spared by Breck
inridge and the state authorities to bring
about the conviction of the murderers.
Breckinridge gave a narrative of his
relations with Col. Clayton. He had been
on the most friendly terms with him, and
during the canvass they had frequently
slept together. He denied generally the
charges of fraud, and said many nesxpes
had voted for him.
The Assistant Naval Secretary.
Washington City, July -17. Com
mander J. H. Soley.'U. S. N., who has
been filling the office of librarian and
chief of the bureau of war records at tbe
navy department, having voluntarily re
signed that position, was yesterday ap
pointed . assistant secretary of tbe navy,
under the legislative, executive and judi
cial appropriation bill, at a salary of
$4, MX) per annum. Professor Soley was
graduated at Harvard in 1870, became as
sistant professor of English in the United
States naval academy in 1871, and has
since been in the naval service contin
Pianilaaal of Ex-Con federates Demanded.
Washington City, July 17. The Mary
land Republican association, at a meeting
Tuesday night, passed resolutions de
manding that all ex Confederates in the
government departments appointed during
Cleveland's administration, be dismissed
from office, and that their places be filled
by ex-Union soldiers who are Republicans.
Wanted, a Few Office-Seekers.
Washington City, July 1?. The civil
service commission makes the following
public announcement: The number of
eligibles on tbe registers of the civil serv
ice commission f ot most of tbe southern
states is ot sufficient to meet the demands
of the apportionfhent for appointments in
the departmental service at Washington.
There is also a lack of ' eligibles for the
railway mail service from most of these
states. To supply these deficiencies the
commission, has arranged to hold extra
examinations at points In the south.
The Charge Against Raum.
Washington City, July IT. The house
committee on rules yesterday considered
the resolution introduced by Representa
tive Cooper, of Indiana, providing for an
investigation of pension office methods
under Commissioner Raum, but came to
no conclusion, it is believed that an in
vestigation will be ordered.
Judge Cooley Recover His Health,
Washington City, Jnly 17. Chairman
Coooley, of the inter-state commerce com
mission, quietly returned to the office of
the commission on Saturday last, appar
ently completely restored to hea th. He
at once resumed his official duties, and
has been actively at work ever since.
- Time is money.
AN INDIANS It AGE.
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He Runs Amuck in the State's)
BLOODY WOEK WITH A HAND-AX.
A Red-Skinned Convict Goes Insane and
Assault His Fellow Prisoners Three
of Them Slashed and One Gets Spilt
Sknll The Madman Secured with the
Help of a Stream of Water. .
Columbus, O., July 17. James Iirney
Is an Indian serving a ten years' sentence
in the penitentiary here for manslaughter
committed in the Indian Territory. About
t o'clock p. m. yesterday he entered the
idle house with a hand-ax, which he had
stolen from one of the neighboring shops,
and before the guard could see what was
going to happen had used the ax on sev
eral of the prisoners with terrible effect.
The men in the idle house were Fitting
about reading or sleeping in an uncon
cerned way, ani the. action of
the' Iudian threw them into a
panic. The first intimation bad of the
trouble was hearing the cries "Kill him,
kill bini!" and seeing from the hospital
door the men as they fled from the place.
The Indian was seen going across the
yard with the ax under his coat, making
for the cell block. As he was about half
way to the door a colored man threw a
heavy piece of stone at his head, but the
Indian dodged and went on. Deputy
Warden Porter entered the yard at this
time and at once took steps to quell the
disturbance and excitement.
Tried the Water Cur on Him.
He first sent the men back to their
places, and then went to disarm the In
dian. Irney was found in the hall lead
ing to his cell, and was forced to enter it
at the point of a revolver. The deputy
closed the door, and then secured a line of
fire hose, which was passed in through the
window. The Indian refusing to
give up the ax, the icajter
was turned on and the aborigine
given a very heavy ducking. He was
then given a few minutes rest and asked
to give up the ax. He refused and again
the deputy turned the water into the cell.
So long was it kept in the cell that the In
dian could not stand up under it. Get
ting him near the door IVnuty Porter
seized the band holding the ax and with
the assistance of the prisoners near by
soon had the Indian outside on the stone
Victim of the Madman's Frenzy.
IJ is feet were quickly tied, after which
he was searched and then taken to the in
sane departnu nf, where he was locked in
a cell. In the hospital there were some
sickening sights. Jacob Gross, a colored
prisoner from Scioto county, had received
the most severe injury. His head was cut
Open on the barn, and physicians
took a number of splinters of bone
from the wound. Michael O'Harra was
at on the top of the head, a painful but
not serious injury. Ted Cunningham was
also cut on the top of the head. Charles
G reeves, an aged man, who had a broken
shoulder, was thrown against the wall bv
the Indian, and the bones fractured again.
l ne Indian is thought to have been in
THE PRIZE SNAKE STORY.
A California Fiddler Seems Kntltled to
EVERTOV. Cal., July 17. Paul Keister, a
local musician, reports an exciting and
novel experience with a pair of rattle
snakes in the Sonoma mountains. Keister's
services as violinist are in demand in the
country districts, where old-fashioned par
ties are given. On Saturday evening he
played at a farm house back of Yulupa
mountain. He slept at the farm house.
and started in the morning for home, five
miles away. Hie trail leads through a
deep canyon. At one point the path winds
around a sharp aud narrow spur of the
mountain. Keister bad reached this noint
when bis attention was attracted by the
warning clatter of a rattlesnake. When
he saw a formidable rattler in his path he
took to his heels. A few feet farther along
still another rattler rose up before him.
They Had Him Cornered.
There wasn't sufficient room to pass the
snakes without running the risk of lieing
bitten, and tbe frightened musician
backed up against the ledire and eyed the
advancing reptiles. Escape was impossi
ble. It suddenly occurred to him that in
India magicians charmed serpents with
music, aud pulling nut bis violin he lie
gan desperately to play. The music had
the desired e fleet. The snakes gradually
uncoiled, and stretching themselves out in
the path glided slowly toward the player.
This movement of the snakes was any
thing but pleasant to Paul Keister, who
kept sawing away at his fiddle, trying to
devise, meanwhile, a scheme for escaping,
tiave His Fiddle tor Hi Life.
Closer and closer came the snakes, and
faster and faster flew the liow over the
strings as Kaister's nerves quivered and
shook. At last the snakes reached a point
within two feet of the terrified fiddler,
and, winding themselves up, they lifted
their heads close together and fixed their
shining eyes on the musician. Keister's
nerves were now utterly uncontrollable.
With a yell he grabbed his fiddle by tbe
neck and brought it down with crushing
force on the heads of the snake? The
blow stunned the reptiles, and Keister
kept hammering away until they were
dead. He broke his beloved violin into
splinters, but lie saved his life. The snakes
measured six and seven feet, respectively.
One, carried ten rattles aud the either
lon't Seem to Want the l air.
Chicauo, July 17. If the aldermen of
this city desire the success of the World's
fair they are taking a curious way to show
it. For two weeks they have lieeu potter
ing with the ordinance granting the use
of the lake front, and last night they
passed one so loaded down with amend
ments objectionable to the fair directors
that the latter, it is said, will reject it,
and this, it is also asserted, was the very
purpose of tbe council.
Will Make the Granger Froteat.
Minneapolis, Minn., July 17. The
burning of 525 tons of binding twine here
Tuesday will cause a sharp advance. The
amount burned represents about seveu
pights of the entire amount in the Twin
cities, and prices will go up from M cent
to 4 or 5 cents a pound. This raise w0
affect the entire country.
A Royal Betrothal.
Munich, July 17. The betrothal of the
Princess Louise, daughter of Prince Fer
dinand d'Orleans, to Prince Alphonse ot
Bavaria, is announced.
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. Terrible Domestic Tragedy.
Omaha, Neb., July 17. Henry Hall,'
aged 65, a teamster, shot hia wife nt
fatally wounded himself yesterday morn
ing after a quarrel
A Voted Month.
From Keokuk, Ia., Democrat
August, 1B87. was a noted month. It
gave extreme heat and extreme cold, the
results of which were disastrous to the
public health. Cases of colic, cholera
morbus and diarrhoea were abundant and
there were numerous calls at the drug
tores for Chamberlain 'aColic, Cholera
and Diarrhoea Remedy. Druggists al
inu city ten as mat this remedy has been
more frequently called for during the
past month than any other preparation.
and that it has proven a panacea, for tbe
very worst cases. Chamberlain's Colic,
Cholera and Diarrhoea Remedy is a mer
itorious medicinal preparation for all
summer complaints for which it is recom
mended, and grows in popularity in this
city and vicinity. Tbe sales are increase
lag rapidly and wonderful cures are re
ported. Bold by Ham & Bahnsen.
OF THE SPRING SEASON, 1890
EVER OFFERED IN THE TRI-CITIES,
A.T POPULAR PRICES
Is always to be found at
Robt. Krause's Clothing Emporium,
115 and 117 West Second Street, DAVLNPORT, IA.
For Men, Ladies and
THE HORKOR AT KING'S STATION.
Ttrrlve PrrMn Killed and Two Mortally
Cinciskati, O , July 17. The following
is a list of the killed by the explosion of
powder at King's Mills station Tuesday
afternoou: Mrs. James Deacons, Henry
Reynolds, Samufl Stephens, Mrs. James
Moss and child. Mrs. Fred Keller and
child. William Franey (brakeman), Ralph
Williams, baby Klstine, Nick Snyder, and
an unknown man. Of the wounded, Ernest
Collins and Mrs. Klstine will die; Ixxlie
Behr lost his right arm, and Juhs Maag
will lose bot h eyes.
CricoOo. Jnly 18.
Oo the board of trade -to-day quotations
were as follows: Whe,tNo. t Jnly, opened
and closed Htic: September, opened r"4c,
closed lecember, oiwned SVc, raned
ifc. Corn No. S July, opened and cloned
BTVo; Aogua, opened 8."c closed iKlc;
September, opened 3.4, closed HTmm?, tlala
-No. 2 July, opened 2!HrA Cosed 314c; Au-fc-uxt,
ojwned toic d4 &Nc; September,
oiwiied 2mc. rlo-ed SfrHc. Pork July. oiened
Sll.ftl. t loved $11.75; Aturust. ojiened tll.ut.
closed 1U-Mt September. oeaet Ill.ai, rawed
11.41. Lard July, openet S5.T;, closed
1.4 ve stock Union stock yards price: Bom
Market opened active and weak, prices
S<to lower; lurbt grades, Vi.va37: rotura
rc.kiuK. tacnAC; mixed lots, J.l.Vi a.i:
heavy lacking and shipping, Lti0it-3iV.
O tie Market steady: bent, J4.50 4.75;
poor lo (food, fiitlfle lower, $3..ijiMM: rowa,
lVUlU; stix-kers and feeders, fS.40Ivii.aj;
Texas Krassera, $2.3i(iVlS.V Sheep-Market
steady; niultons, JA:5,u5 13; fed Texana,
4.264.75; Iambi, 5.ilt$tt.3.V
Produce: Batter Kinase creameries, 14
15Hk Prr ft: fluent dariea, HUJj. packing-,
stock, 56c. Ess -Strictly treah, 12lt-c
per doz. Poultry Chicken, hen. lu&bttu
per B.; roo ten, jc; turkey, mixed lot. SlOc;
(pring ducks, V -v&VUiac: pnwe, 4.jt5.(vl per
doz. Potatoes Tennessee Kose, L7 it.0l per
bbl. Apple Fair to choice. W.tJ per rbl.
Strawberries Mukegoa,Sicl, Racine choice, '
Jir.tl.SO per W-qt case. R uperries -B ack,
itorj-UiO per 4-qt cane; rod. sl.75!.OI perJt
qt cane- Blackberries 30 jif per 2-qt
New Toms, July 1.
Wl eat-No. S red winter, Wc cash; dd
Jnly,MMc:do August, lUVc; do Decamber,
44ic Cora No. 2 mixed, cash 4444c;
do August. 43V4C; do September, 44c; do
Octobar, 45Lc, Oats Firm; No. t mixed cash,
:5J4Wc; do July, Uc; da August, iHc;
do Sep, ember, Mc Kya guiet, but firm.
Barley -Hull. Pork-Steady; In em, flutij
14.011. Lani Nominally nchuanged.
Live Stock: Cattle-Market steidy at un
changed prices; poorest to best native steers,
4.U4.9U V 10 1 lbs Colorado do, 4.0.t$4-0:
bulls and dry cows, $2.0043.25. Sheep and
Lambs Market dull and slow and a shads
lower on sheep: sheep, 14.25 ia.6 V 1(0 lbs;
lambs, 6J7.X Hog-Market slow; lire
hogs, 14.103,4.40 V 100 lb.
Bay Upland prairie, fa 50011.00
EUy Tlmouy $T.tOQ$ 9.50.
Oasl Hofl lie
A cream of tartar baking powder. Highest of
all la leavening atrengto. 17. S. Crwrwant St.
port Aug. 11,19B
THE LARGEST ASSORTMENT
Tailor Made Clothing
CARSE & CO.,
Children, all noted for fit, wear, comfort and durability.
1622 Second Avenue.
H. SIEMON fc SON,
tov.es and Tinware.
Tin, Copper and Sheet Iron Work.
1608 SECOND AVE., ROCK ISLAND, ILL
m:. e. jvxtj rrin,
Choice Family Groceries
Cor. Third arenne and Twenty-first St.. R-k Ilan !.
patron" tSZSS Grocerie Ult wiU - ricg pric-. A ah.r. of pubUc
J. T. DIXOJST,
And Dealer in Mens Fine Woolens.
1706 Second Avenue.
Dealer la New and
Second Hand. Goods
Tbs hlKhet Price Mid for poodt of anr kindj
. -Mm opened hU New and Bp-clou.
No. 1620 to 1626 Third avenue,
where he would De pleased to see his friends.
P. V7. HERl-ITZKLa
No. 22? Twentieth Street. net to
BOOTS AND SHOES.
If ads la tbs lateat style-. . Also
Fractioel TOeantl Brick: M Layer-
Residence 818 Twenty-flrtt St. Yard near 8fc. Paol Depot,
Rock Island. IU.
tyKitia.aU. famiahed for sar kind of Tils or Brick ia tas market. laying of arick
and tils walks a ipacialtr. .
Avenue, Dealer in-
Cigars and Toys,
AND SCHOOL SUPPLIES
Tbe tnoet elicioo In the tri-ritiea. made from pii-. r. n,
and flavored with all the popular flavor, lo any qu 1 ! ;..
amt. Special attention ptid to uu,lving picim. i t.
paruea, social, etc. '
Will Irads, sell or boy anything.
No. I8I4 Second Arenv
Conrad Schneider', grocer. Rock Island.
repairing dose with neatness SBddipaUh.