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THE ROCK ISLAND ARGUS. THURSDAY. OCTOBER 10. 1S90.
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In Rock Inland county-
Thursday, Octobkr 16 1800.
K90 'RATH! TU HKT.
ForTrn-tre. Illinois " jj Graham.
Uulvtrnity, ( ..Richard D. Morsam.
Bbh T. Cabli
For Ropre.enttive. .
R. H HntWAit
lOtOIt.l. W. VlHTOM
(Joan A. Wiluom.
Tre. "nrVrV:. .V. .o. I. Browk.k
1'or County Stit. of School.. Cm.. B makbhah.
Concerning the Hennepin canal I beg to
re you that I advocate It. building a.
heartily a. you or a. any other clliien
deeply Interested In a national work or
ueh Importance. A waterway connect
ing the MlMlMipl and Missouri river,
with the Great takes, thu RlvinK to wrat
ern product, direct water communication
with the Ea.t, enlists my heartly sympathy
and support, and I have no hesitancy In
pledging my best endeavors toaccompll.h
so desirable an end Mr. (ViV Irltrr.
The Union continues to harp about
Campbell's "war rccnr.l." Amu.in". isn't
Gest ettmls on his merits, sm the
Union. If bo he hid better have a care
how he mores about or he is liable to
tumble off. The space is too confined.
TnofE who may imssrine that the cost
of living will not inrretifx under the Mc
Kinley bill are referred to tho article
beaded "grocery tuxes" in another column
and the articles in connection therewith
That keg of beer which the organ dis
covered by the sad wves of the Missis
sippi recently was not such a wicked
democratic keg after all. A good deal of
it was composed of that froth which is
eternally bubMing up in the UuVm office
When Tom Reed is talking to the peo
ple of this district, some or,e should back
-Vim up against the wall and ask him why
he did what he could to prevent the peo
ple of this citv from getting a postoftl.-e
building. Probably t-e best man for
that job would be Mr. Gest himself. He
could tell at what distance to stand off in
order to catch his eye.
Mr. David A. Wells, a deeply read
and shrewd political economist, who is a
candidate for congress in the Third Con
necticut district, say:: "The principles
that constitute the foundation oi our gov
ernment are threatened and assailed, and
lawi are enacted for the corrupt and
wicked purpose of enriching the few at
the expense of the many."
According to the Union the merchants
re playineaconSdence garte with the peo
ple by pretending to them that the price of
goods is about to be advanced, when, as
the Union says.these merchants know dif
ferently, and that they only do so to gull
the public and put money into their own
pockets. This will be read with interest,
if not amazement, by dealers generally.
The Union continues to maliciously
misrepresent Mr. Cable's position on the
Hennepin canal. Elsewhere appears Mr.
Cable's position as writ'en over his own
signature in a letter to J. 3. Smith, of
South Moline, Sept. 6, in reply to an in
quiry on the part of that gentleman as to
hit views on this and other matters of
pablic interest and welfare. Mr. Cable's
stated convictions on this as on other great
projects are certainly stated by him in a
manner to be understood by any fai-
minded person capable of reading the
The -Chicago wholesale house of John
V. Farwell & Co., in which Senator Far
well, of Illinois, is a partner, has served
notice upon the dry goods trade of "an
advance of from 15 to 20 per cent on
nearly all lines of foreign dry goods and
fancy goods." Farwell & Co. say that
as soon as thelr'present Btock is disposed
of the advance will be made. This is re
publican evidence to thc'disastr.us effect
of the McKinley tax And yet the L'num
is endeavoring to ridicule the idea that
the tariff will increase the price of the
The Union still continues in lying. It
wants the people to believe tht Gest
secured valuable appropriations for this
section of the state from congress, while
in truth Gest secured do appropriations at
all, for any purpose whatever. The ap
propriations that were granted and by
which this district received a benefit came
not through the influence and energy of
Mr. Gest, but wholly irrespective of his
existence. Whatever be has done for
the district he is entitled to credit for it.
but it has been so inGnitesimally small
as not to create an impression.
If the merchants thought, according to
the CnWn, that the cost of cowls was to
be advanced, they would mark up the
price of those ulrtady in stock and thus
take advantage of the benefits of the bill.
The fact is that the merchants do not
wish, as a rule, to take any advantage of
their customers and are willing to give
them the goods already in stock at the
old figures. True, they might advance
the price if they choose, and the McKin
ley bill would protect them, but they do
not wish to be looked upon as a lot of
extortionists, as the Union would make
them appear to be. When the price of
goods under the new bill advances, the
advance will be charged, but not before.
This will occur at the next purchase
and for all subsequent purchases as long
as the McKinley bin continues to exist.
"llroke l p" 1.T Natural Catutc
"You seera melancholy, Storytale.
What in the worlds the matter with
"Well, what in time lias so broken you
up, old man;"
"Well, you see I simnt nearly all the
evening last night telling my uiost hair
raising Btories to old Bonnet withont the
"Oh, I see. Sorry yonr stories have
gone bark on you."
"Hang it, the stories were all right
I've just learned that the old duffer wears
wig." Chicago Times.
The somersault man at theiirM.
to live by jumping bis board.
The Leland Hotel, Syracuse,
N. Y., in Flames.
MANY OF THE GUESTS CREMATED.
The Fire Break. Out In the Kitchen and
In Thirty Minute. Knvelop the En.
tire Structure The Mtalra Abl.se and
No Elt Exc.pt Through the Window.
Terrible Leap, for Life The Im
prisoned Victim. Been at the Window.
Imploring for Impossible Resene
Wide Variation, in the Report, of
SvracLVE. X. Y., Oct. 16 The Leland
hotel in this city caught fire at 12:50
o'clock last niirht and at this writing the
hotel ia a total ruin and the fire uuder
control. It was the largest hotel in Cen
tral New York and was full of guests.
Everything is in such confusion that it is
impossible to give the extent of the dis
aster, but Syracuse has undoubtedly suf
fered a terrible holocaust in the burning
of the building. Reports of all kinds are
flying nrouml a. to the number of human
lives sacrificed. One man .ays he siw
twenty-five persons lose their lives in at
tempting to ecnpe and the rumor is cur
rent that the loial loss will reach fifty.
Later Twenty-five Victims.
The fire spread with amazing rapid it y.
In thirty minute from the time it was dis
covered it had enveloped the whole
building. Tlie number of killed is now
essiinated at twenty-five. Among those
injured is Cora Tanner, the actress, who
was severely burned about the head and
feet. She was plnying an engagement at
the Grand Opera house, anil bad a room
at the hotel. Every physician in Syracuse
is on the ground. Most of those killed
were on the fourth and fifth stories.
No K.cape Rut to Jump for Life.
The fire, which started in the kitchen,
spread by uicaus of the elevator well
which was near the stairway, and so all
means of escaie were cut off, and those in
the tipper stories were compelled to jump.
The clerk of the hotel began sending in
the alarm by telephone, but the flames
spread so rapidly that be was driven from
the lust rumen t and compelled to jump to
save l.U own life. The firemen saved
A mood-Curdling Scene,
The scene was one of the wildest confu
sion and people .were to be seen at the
windows on every floor shrieking frantic
ally for help, which could not be given
them. Many were seen to fall back into
the flames, fainting and exhausted, while
other hurled theme'.vea from the win
dows, meeting death on the pavement. It
is impossible to ascertain the names of
those who are killed. Many who escaped
from the lower stories will die from the
effect of their injuries, occasioned by the
fl.iines and portions of the falling walls.
The New York Central opot, which is
aero, the street from the hotel, was in
great danger and the entire tire depart
ment turned its efforts to saving thedepot
and surronn.iing struct tires.
Missed the Life Net.
One of the most frightful incidents of
the fire was the terrible death of a woman
who jumped from the fifth story of the
building. Several policemen tood on the
sidewalk, holding nets ready to catch the
guests as they jumped. Two persons, a
man and a woman, jumped into one of
the nets almost at the same moment, and
escaed with broken limbs. The next to
jump was a woman, who appeared in a
window in the fifth story in her night
clothes. She leaped out of the window,
and missing the net was dashed to pieces
on the stone s:dewalk.
Seven or eight men and children jumped
from the upper stories on to a shed in the
rear of the building. At one time seven
persons were struggling together on the
shed, which had caught fire from the Hy
ing sparks. The victims were half naked
Several of them were seen to J?ar off
their under garments, that had caught
One woman lay on the ground where
she had faileu, tearing the hair from her
bead. Her hair had caught fire, and it
was with difficulty that the flames were
Incident, of the Horror.
One man says he saw six people jump
from different windows on the Fayette
street side of the building within a space
of four minutes, and the sight so sickened
him with its horror, that he was compelled
to leave the spot.
The building was provided with both
iron fire-escapes on the outside and ropes
on the inside, which were the means of
having many lives.
One woman was found with a nursing
babg in her arms crouched in a stairway
where she had been overcome by smoke.
She was removed by the firemen.
E. D. Nichols, of Dunkirk, had his leg
broken by jumping.
Cora Tanner escaped by means of a
rope. She climbed out of a window and
slid down the rope.
W. H. Harrop, of New York, jumped,
and had both legs broken. Most of the
guests were taken to the Yanderbilt
The Money Los. Half a Million.
Tha building was built two years ago at
a cost of TiO.ooo. It was six stories high
and contained 4( rooms. It is impossi
ble to learn how many guests were in the
hotel at the time the fire started. The
loss will resell J."ik,ij. The loss on the
hotel is partly covered by insurance.
Still Later Conflicting Reports.
3. A. M Ijtter reports make the esti
mate of the number of dead from five to
twenty-five. It is impossible to get any
thing like definite estimates at this
time, a. everything is in a state of con
fusion. A&tttcu or. a MEASURE.
Imot-rats of the Ohio LeEislatnre Adopt
a 1'lan for Cincinnati.
Coll Mitrs, O., Oct. It;. In a joint cau
cus of the Democratic members of both
notices yesterday afternoon a plau of
action was agreed upon, which will ef
fectually dispose of the Cincinnati board
of public improvements affair. No busi
ness of importance was transacted by
either house during the day, save the in
troduction in the house of one and in the
senate of two resolutions to abolish the
Cincinnati Ixiards. These resolutions,
however, and the effort to introduce a few
local bills, only served to kill time until
the Demo rats rou.d reach Home agree
ment in caucus. When the house met in
the a'lernoon it at once adjourned for
the day, und the senate followed suit soon
The Caucus Conclusion.
The plan agreed upon in the Democratic
joint caucus is to give the governor the
power of removing the Cincinnati board
and appointing successors who shall
serve until next April, when all the mem
bers will lie chosen by popular vote.
A special committee will be appointed to
investigate the charges against Keemelin,
and report at the January adjourned ses
sion. This plan of action was adopted
by a unanimous vote in the caucus. A
measure eiiilm lying these provisions will
at once be pushed through.
Huston (evidently IoesHt Want It.
Washington Citv. Oct. 18. Treasurer
Huston returned to Washington last even
ing. He authorized a United Press repre
sentative to state that he had not been
tendered the position of assistant secreta
ry of the treasury and that it would be
indelicate to state what action he would
take until it had been tendered him. He
would say. however, that if his name had
been brought to the attention of the pres
ident ia con tit c ion with the vacant as
sistant xecretaryship, it bad been without
Her Lover I. a Corpse.
Haiklton-, Pa., Oct. 14. James Phil
lips was instantly killed by a fall of coal
in the mines at Aadenried yesterday
morning. A few hours later Peter Bad
man and John Klowitaki, two Hunga
rians, were buried under a mass of rock
and crushed to a jelly In the same mine.
Kiowitski'a sweetheart telegraphed him
Tuesday from New York to corns and
bring her to Andenried. It was his in-
J tention to go to New York to-day and
POWDERLY'S FIVE QUESTION.
The General Master Workman la the
New Yohk, Oct . In the current is
sue of the Journal of the Knights o' La
bor General Master Workman Povderly
submits to the order a ballot on vhieh
are printed five questions pertaining to
the future position of the or ler in rela
tion to politics and political action. Pow
derly indicates the enormous tlilTic llties
in the way or forming a new party, oiu's
out Ihe nee I of euergy, fortitude and
money in Buen an undertaking. Hi sub
mits the ballot which contains the follow
ing questions, with spaces for the nm were
and the signers' names and tMri.H,
Wants an "American" Vote.
1. Do you favor taking independent po
2. D"yoti favor the idea of turning the
order into a ptrty?
3. Should we ci.-ouernte with mem ben
of other industrial societies in organising
a party while maintaining our o-der
as an educational and industrial institu
4. If you favor co operation with others,
would you have, your general oihcers
unite with the officers of other indiist rial
movements in issuing a cull for a national
industrial reform conference?
Sl Should we continue to vote with ex
isting parties, making the best terms
possible with them on industrial Issuei?
Powderly enjoins the mem lien to forget
their nationality fh the matter and ote
as Americans; to vote as of one religion,
the religion of hnmanity, and vote as
members of that greath fatherhood of
God and brotherhood of man.
A MODERN KNIGHT ERRAN T.
He Take, a Very K fleet ive Hand in an
l lteqiial I-'ig-ht.
EPP'S Stork. N. C, Oct. 16 This lit le
town was male the center of confusion
Monday night by a light between fuur
white men and ten negroes. Hut for ttie
timely arrival of a stranger the whites
would have fared badly. They were nenr
ly overcome when a stranger role up on
a black horse, looked around for a mo
ment, sprang from his horse, and sayiiij,
"You can't down any Christian," rushed
into the crowd, ami in less than ten se v
onda he had five neroes laid out as stiT
and lifeless as though Suluvau had hit
HI. Name Was lcle Hannah.'
After quiet was restored one of ti e
white nieu asked the stranger his namu.
He said ho was from Virginia, and ft r
want of a better name was sometime
called 'Uncle Hannah." He inquired the
way to Cuinjock bridge, sprung into tha
saddle, and was off like a flash, lie is of
medium sie. An old darky standing by
said: "Don't know what dat man nouM
er did ef he had er got mad, fori be lickel
live and never stopjwd smiliu' nor took
his cigar out of his mouth."
FIVE MEN BURIED ALIVE.
Fatal Kail of Kock in a Michigtn Iron
Mine Three Corpses.
Iron Moi'staix, Mi. h , Oct. Id Five
men were buried alive yesterday morn
ing by a cave-in of rock in shaft No. 1 of
Ludington mine and three were taken out
dead. Work was at onc begun to liber
ate the imprisoned m.ners, and soon two
of them were rescued uninjured. J. Fish
er was discovered almost covered with
ore and pinned down by the timbers. He
was alive when found, but died before he
could tie got out. William Haiiey and
W. K. Davis were dead w lu ll the rescuing
parly reached them. The shaft was about
to be abandoned an 1 the timbers were le
The People's National bank of Waynes
boro, IV. capital K-u.OOil, lias U-eu au
thorized to beitin business.'
Joseph Pulitzer has withdrawn entirely
fmm editorial coatrol of The New York
World, i.wiiic-to his tailing eyesight.
Settlers in Sargent county, X. D , are in
a bad fix to get through the winter, and
the report is out that they will need aid
Officer Allert Junge. of the Chicago po
lice force, was shot and fatally wounded
Wednesday by Officer Thomas Madden.
The latter was drunk at the time.
Dr. MiGouigal. an aged New York phy
sician who caused the dea'h of Annie
Goodwin by malpractice, has been sen
tened tj twelve years' imprisonment.
At the annual convention of the Car
riage Makers' assoiWtion, in session in
Chicago, Grant H. Burrows, of Cincin
nati, was Wednesday elected pieeident
of the organization.
The election at Chattanooga, Tenn.,
AVedne-day went Republican, the Demo
crats captuiiug only two wards. The
new Dc rich election law was in force aud
the e ection was a very quirt one.
E.tele Hawk, a Sioux Indian, was
lodge I in jail at C hamberlain. S. 1) .
Tuesday, charged with attempting to
confiscate the greater purtiou of the post
trader's stiie at Lower Hrule agency.
Civil service examinations will be held
In Chicago, Oct 30 and 81. The first day
will lie devoted to applicants for work in
the depart meiit service. Competent sten
ograpriers and tj pewrit era are especially
The f-xcitemeut was so great at. Monti
cello, Ills., when uews was received of the
reprieve of llnlden and Dunham. sentenced
to ham; for the aileg..- l murder of Harley
Rue.ll, that the prisoners were taken to
Decatur to prevent a possible lynching.
Passengers on Northwestern trains out
of and into Chicago Wednesday morn
ing were treat -d to the sight of a
Ksng of lumber shovers unloading a
b irge.and clad in the lixht marching order
i f sh ies und socxs, cap, shirt, aud apron,
and nothing else.
The American Ilrewing association,
a'nong the incorporators of which are
Adolphus Hutch, of St. louis, and A. B.
Sprei kels, of r'an Francisco, wnhacapi
t tl ot $3 0"0.H 0, proposes to erect aud have
in operation i i about a year one of the
largest brewer.es iu the word.
A Polish fam ly named Grabowsky,
living near Iron Mountain, Mich., laid iu
el-ven kegs of beer an 1 other fluid tan
glefoot q. a. in order to propeny celebrate
the wedding of their daughter Mary. It
wa. a lovely time. A slighting remark
made a I, out the bride resulted lu oue man
being fatally stabbed, another badly hurt,
while the bridegroom him-elf was kicked
and pcuiided so that he will die.
A Petition in Behalf of ItirchalL
London, Out . Oct. 10 A number of
sympathizers w.th Birch il', the murderer
awaiting execution at Woodstock, who
believe he was not altogether fair y de tit
with, have prepared a petition to lie present
ed to the governor genvtal in hi behalf.
They cl urn that the press i.av- so thor
oughly tri d the case on fact ar.d inn. n
do. and, on lhe ismvicte 1 Ho'ctiatl le
fore ti e court bad au opportunity to hear
tie sworn evidence, that it wuh ini possi
ble to obtain a jury that whs entirely un
iuflu' iiie I in this direction of con viction.
Winnie Is t lirpcou.truc.eil.
New York. Oct. 16 Mrs Gen. Custer,
with whom Miss Winnie Davis has been
visiting htre. nnyi that the cause of the
breaking of her etig igem.'nt with Mr.
Wilkinsou is not a mercenary one. "Miss
Davis." sh explained. is very self-willed,
and likes to have her owu way. She has
been the idol of every aristocratic south
ern family since her binh, aud has formu
lated some very decided notions concern
Oerning the late war, which she never hes
itates io express. I believe, although I
have no ritcht to assert it, thut Mtss Davis
and Mr. Wilkinson agreed to disagree."
Explain. Mis. Ktiaw. Freak.
IllCH.MONH, Ya., Oct. 16 Miss Shaw.the
beautiful variety act rest who was rescued
from the roof of the Putnam buildiug oo
Franklin street, while walking in nude
condition along the roof in her sleep on
Monday morniug, was yesterday adjudged
a lunatic. Miss Shaw belongs to Put
nam's variety show here. She is about 22,
and is described as a beautiful girl of a
mild blonde type. The girl is an opium
eater, and has been drinking to excess for
Last Sniv.tur ul the Black Hawk War.
Baltimore. Mi, Oct 16.-Lieut. Al
pheos Robert French, the sole survivor
of the Black Hawk war, died in this city
Tuesday night iu the 82d year of his age.
Be waa born at Chlttanango. N. Y., on
Hor. 25, 1808. After the Black Hawk war
Mr. French re-enlisted and waa ordered to
Florida during the Semiuole war. He
waa badly injured in different battles and
given up for dead on aeveral occasions.
The Latest Exponent of Real
ism on the btage.
BOSTON IS TERRIBLY SHOCKED,
Hot Ihrre I. "Standing Kmira )nlj" In
the Theatre When "The 1'lemeneeau
Case' 1. "On" Utree Mnde.t Alder
men See the Show Oflirially and Ie
termine It To He Too Much fdr the
"Hah" The Whole I'lay Condemned.
Hostox, Oct 16 When naughty Sybil
Johnstone apeared on the stage of the
Park theatre Tuesday night in pink
tights and a piuk jersey in representation
of a nude model in 'The CTemenceau
Case" three of Boston's aldermen were in
the front row, and they were so dread
fully shocked that they c tiled a meeting
yesterday at which the theatre license
was revoked. Their action created a big
sensation aliout town, f r there were
thousands who held tickets which en
titled them to view the extraordinary
spectacle. When the curiam tine Mon
day night there was such a jam in the
lobby that the manager telephoned to the
nearest police station and said he wanted
two or three officers to help him keep or
der among the mob.
The I'aper Come lln.n on the Show
Among several hundred othen who vain
ly applied for standing room that night
were six worthy and bald headed alder
men of tit is town. Tuesday morning all
the papers, with one exception, pro
nounced the exhibition that M ss John
stone makes altogether too immoral and
indecently stiKgestive for the public, and
called upon the aldermen, who have con
trol of theatrical events here, to protect
the public from its-;f by stopping the
play and closing the theatre. The alder
men concluded that they could not pro
nounce the show an immoral one with
out first Fee n it. and so Tuesday nik'lit
three of them sat in the tint row froiu the
time the curtain rose until it fell the last
Closed the Performance.
"Iza" appeared iu all her beauty during
the regular seventeen seconds as the nude
model, but the aldermen did not hide
their faces from sight. When the show
was out they very carefully avoided say
ing what they thought, and everybody
supposed the show would go on and (ill
its engagement. But yesterday the alder
men, having slept on the matter, and,
presumably, having consulted their
wives, revoked the license of the Park
theatre, and last night the house was as
dark and still as an army barracks. The
special nieeyng was called by Alderman
McLaughlin at l.'ili p. m yesterday, at
the reijucst of A.dernieti Reed. Cushtng,
and Caruth, the two former being mem
ben of the licensing committee.
The Manager. Liberal OnVr.
When William Fieron was en led in be
fore the !ard he presented to the abler
men the manuscript of "The Cl menceatl
Case," wilh the explanation that any line,
any passage, phrase, or scene that the al
dermen decided to be objectionable would
be eliminate 1 at the suggestion of the
board. He dwelt on the great expense
that any material alteration would occa
sion, but agreed nevertheless todrapethe
model, "Ix." in the studio scene, if such
action would satisfy the retiir.-ment8 of
pttohc opinion as interpreted by the al
dermanic conference. But It wns no go.
The license was revoke i.
Hie I'lay a "Bad Lot" Oenrrallv.
Alderman Keed said after the meeting
to a reporter that the aldermen didn't ob
ject so much to Sybil's form in tights as
to the passionate love icene in the third
act. That was too mucn of a climax and
the whole play was condemned as im-
moraL M. Fieron promised to eliminate
everything objectionable if he aldermen
would consent to its continued presenta
tion, but the aldermen were olfcluratea id
''The Ciemenceau Case" will n longer
entertain the Boston theatre-goers.
DREADFUL DOMESTIC TRAGEDY.
Wife, Husband ami Babe Dead as the Ke
ult of Jealooay.
Pf.kth Am boy, N J., Oct. 16 For some
"ime past Gader Show dash has made ac
cusations of infidelity against his wife,
vhich seem to have been groundless, and
t he couple have quarreled bitterly. Tues
tiay Showdash renewed his accusations
Mid after the ensuing quarrel left his
I ome to go to work. Yesterday morniug
: be woman soaked the heads of matches
il water aud swa lowed the poi.son, dying
s Hn afterward in great agony.
The Snspicloua, Husband Suicides.
When hoadash returned to his house
and found his wife dead, he procured a
rvolvr and shot and killed himself.
During toe excitement caused hy the
"ij-dy the young babs of tnj oupie was
forgotten, but when search was made for
t, it too was found deid. It is presumed
tl at Mrs. Showdash gave some of the
poison to the child.
QUITE A "FEW" FOR A FACT.
Tlie Mock of 4ool. Fonnd in Mr.
NEW York, Oct., 16. Mrs. K. Brown,
of Philadelphia, landed from the French
steamer La Gascogne Monday after
noon after a pleasant trip to Europe,
an i in her customs declaration announced
thf.t she had a few dutiable articles of
merchandise in ber bagae. A search of
Mri. Brown's trunks, however, revealed
that they contained sufficient dutiable
got ds undeclared to fit out a small but
fashionable Philadelphia notion store.
I'artial Inventory of the Murk.
There were brushes and combs and
faney hairpins, aud artistic hatpins;
thirty-eight ladies lace pocket haudker
chitfsand fifty-three men's handkerchiefs,
sixty-four switches of human hair of all
shades and degrees of luxuriance; silk
wait ts. and dnz.ling tea go us. velvet and
satin evening dresses, and a large num
ber of other choice feminine articles too
numerous to meutoin. After this discov
ery a female inspector of custom,
searched Mrs Browo's person and came
acrots two additional switches of hair.
A Friends' Successful I'lea.
Mr. Brown, naturally, was much dis
tressd at the seirure of her "notions."
and, so soon as possible, left the .lock aud
went up-town. !be returned latr on in
company with a friend. Bankson T. Mor
gan, and called upou Collector Erhardt.
To Mr. Erhardt Mr. Morgan explained
that Mrs. Brown wes a hard-working
wonifn who. had invested in ihe stock in
trade found iu her possession in the hope
of be: lg able to better her condition by
retail ng if to the good citizens of I'hila
delph a. Under fhese circumstances it is
thoug'jt probable that Mrs. Brown's
stock of notions and switches will be re
leased when she pays the duty.
Goldstein I. Sick Too, Now.
NEW York, Oct. 16.-S. Goldstein, of St.
Louis, who arrived on the steamer Ems
yesterday, had (6,000 worth of pipes and
cigarei te holders confiscated by the cus
toms authorities. Whilj the inspector
was txamiuing his trunks Goldstein
placed a sum of money In one of them,
with ti e remark: "My wife is sick; hur
ry me t hrough." The maiiieurre did not,
however, save his goods from seizure.
Suspended a Political Parson.
Nashville. Tenn., Oct. 16. The Ten
nessee conference of the M. K. church
(south) yesterday suspended Rev. D. C.
Kelley. X. D, charged with bavinx aban
doned h s pastorate at Gallatin after his
nominal ion for governor by the stale Pro -bib
tion convention. The suspension is
for six uiontbs.
Silver Still Lower in Price.
WashisgTon City, Oct K'. The treas
ury department yesterday purchas -d '.275,
000 ounct-s of silver as follows: Seventy
five thou taud ounces at tl.uVjy, and SJ00,
0U0 ounct s at rl.09.
Dath of a Prominent Knight of Pythlaa.
Fort Madiso.v, la., Oct. 18. John Van
Valkenl erg, past supreme chancellor of
the Kriig'jt of Pythiaa'.of the world, died
at his home in this city yesterday after
noon. Car. It to Him Pretty Severely.
Pouohieepsie, N. Y, Oct. 16. William
Wilson wua sentenced yesterday to five
years and six months In Sing Sing prison
for stoniot a Central passenger train.
Dillon and O'Brien Going to Pari.
Chu-.BOI kg, Oct. 16 Dillon, O'Brien,
and Clancy arrived here at noon yerter
dayj aad s arted for Paris last evening.
FEVER AND FAITH.
The Latter Proves Bad Medi
cine for the Former.
FANATICISM AT 8IEBEA LEONE.
American Mhwlonarie. of the Faith
Healing Creed tha Subject of Diplo
matic :orre.pondence They Try Their
Method Against Tropical Fever and
Make a Woful Failure Their flash Rot
Imperil. Other Live, and the British
Authorities Take Hold.
Washington CiTr, Oct 10. The Brit
ish minister has transmitted to the de
partment af state a letter from the gov
ernor of Sierra Ione, inclosing a report
from the colonial surgeon at Freetown,
Dr. Palmer Koas, relative to the case of
certain American missionaries at that
place. Dr. Ross reports that the sujierin
tendent of the partr, Mr. Kingmau, ar
rived there ou Feb. 27. and was fol
lowed ou June 13 by Mrs. Kingman, Miss
Dick, and Messrs. Helmick, Jaderguist,
Codding, Trice (a negro), Gates and Har
ries. It is stated that upon their arrival
they .begin to live in native fashion, eat-'
lug native food, cooking and washing for
themselves, an" even collecting theirown
fuel in the rainy season, hoping thus to
gain the confidence of the natives.
Two of the Party Succumb.
On July 9 Mr. Kingman informed Dr.
Ross that two of his party had died that
day. Upon inquiry Dr. Ross learned that
no doctor had been called in to attend the
deceased (Gates and Harries), the whole
party being staunch believers in "faith
healing;" that they had taken no medi
cine, and had died of fever Dr. Ross,
knowing that tropical fever, if neglected,
is apt to assume a virulent form amoug
newly arrived white people, ordered the
bodes to be buried as soon as possible,
and sent the sanitary policeman to see
the order carried out, to disinfect the
house, and destroy the bedding, etc.,
used by the deceased. The oflicer reported
that others were sick in the house, a fact
which the missionaries had not stated,
and on the next day Mr. Kingman sent
for the doctor to see his wife.
The Leader's Wife Also Die..
She was found to be in the last stage ot
exhaustion from neglected fever, having
been ill for nine days, and in spite of all
that could be done she died on the even
ing of the l'.th. On the previous day Mr.
Kingman was found to be ill, but refused
to accept medical assistance. That even
ing Mr. Trice, who was also ill, seut for
the doctor, and consented to be taken to
the hospital for treatment, under which
he has recovered. On the Uth Mr. King
man, though worse, having agaiu refused
to receive the doctor, that gentleman in
formed him that as the mi-siooaries had
by their action originated a malignant
type of fever in Freetown, endangering
the whole community, he would report
the matter to the governor, isolate the
house, and advise that the rest of the par
ty be sent back to Ametica.
Want. o More of the Kind.
Mr. Kingman then consented to be
treated solely ou the ground that he did
not wish lo endanger the community and
was on July SB, 10. convalescent. Mr.
Ross adds that he understands that these
missionaries intend going due east into
the interior guided ouly by a compass.
In view of these facts and of the state
ment in the "Missionary Review" tha; an
other party of missionaries is expected,
the governor of Sierra Leone calls atten
tion to the matter, "as this climate is not
suited to those who trust alone to faith-
healing and ignore the means placed by
providence at t heir disposal for the relief
of suffering humanity," and as such con
duct is a "danger to the community at
Irish Prelates Summoned to Korae.
London. Oct. 16. The Star states that
the Rev. Michael Logue, D. D , archbish
op of the Roman Catholic diocese of Ar
magh, and primate of all Ireland; the Rev.
William J. Walsh, D. D., archbishop of
the diocese of Dublin; the Rev. Thomas
W. Crete, D. D., archbishop of Casbel;
aud Rev. John MacEvuly, D. D., arch
bishop of Tuam, have received a sum
mons from the pope to appear in Rome
early next year. The Star considers this
an unusuai and significant step, and one
not often adopted. It is in some quarters
thought that the summons has a bear
ing on Irish politics and similar subjects.
How Dillon and O'Brien Got Away.
DUBLIN, Oct 1C United Irelaud gives
an account of the escape of Dillon and
O'Brien, from which it appears that they
were rowed from Dalkey at midnight on
Friday, and boarded a yacht w hich was
awaiting them in the oiling. They met
with no special adventure on the trip ex
cept that when off Guernsey the vac Lit
waa chased by a coast revenue cutter, but
owing to the oad weather the pursuit
was abandoned. They lauded at Cher
bourg in line health aud spirits, congrat
ulating themselves on their good luck.
One Man Killed, Thirteen Injured.
Providence, It I., Oct K-Ad acci
dent occurred on the Nort Attleboro and
Walpole extension of the Old Colony rail
road last evening, by which one man was
killed and thirteen were injured. A flat
car which had been left stauding on the
track was struck by a construction train,
The flat-car jumped the track, killing the
foreman of the construction gang, Elisha
Merrill, and injuring the others.
The Brewinastem' Convention.
Philadelphia, Oct 16. Prior to the
adjournment of the convention of the
Brewmasters' Association of the United
States, which has been sitting here for the
last three days, the following officers were
elected yesterday: President Christian
Schneider, New York; treasurer, Henry
Auer; secretary, A. Hierouimus, Chicago.
The next convention will be held in St
f nnnorton I. Getting Welt
Chicago, Oct 16. "Bad Jitntnie" Con-
uorton, who shot "Doc" Haggerty a few
weeks ago, and in return got a bullet
through h's own stomach, is able to be
up aud his appetite is good. Hia antag
ouist, it will he remembered, died a few
days after the fight from a bullet through
me lungs, iu a snort time Jitntnie will
be-able to p.
... . a ion on Irish Distress.
Loxdov, u.-t. 18. Mr. James II. Tuke,
who was n member of the relief commit
tee in the great Irish famine of 1S4), states
that he has visited Ireland for the pur
pose of obtaining the truth in regard to
the threatened famine. He finds that the
serious failure of the potato crop is con
fined to a few diBlricls in the remote west
and that the tieople are in much better
condition to bear the loss than in former
times when the potato crop proved a loss,
as the price of stock is high, the oat crop
large, aud the farm laborers who went to
England as usual for harvesting brought
Oat It larger amounts of money than n
atiy previous year.
Want the Bible Id the Schools.
Hudson, Wis., Oct. 16 The Wiscousin
Presbyterian synod yesterday, aft
er uiscussing tne recent supreme
court Edgerton decision excluding
Bibles from tfrj public schools.
passed resolutions calling on ministers.
Sunday school teachers and heads of fam
ilies to take advantage of the public in
terest in this question and to make more
widely knowu through sermons, books,
aud otherwise the inestimable service
rendered to the cause of liberty, of civili
sation, of progress, and of human wel
fare iu general by the moral influence of
the Bible in the public schools.
A Hard-Hearted Father.
Cincinnati, Oct 16. -Jack Gordon, an
opera singer, well known in tbe west,
died Wednesday night at Gr?enville, O.
His father, who objected to bis going on
tbe stage, and who ia wealthy and con
nected with the Methodist Book Concern
refused to go to his son's bedside or take
charge of the body.
Hurt While Stealing a. Ride.
Plainfield, N. J., Oct 16. Tuesday
niaav tmii rro-er. of Cumberland. MiL.
waa seriously injured on the Jersey Cen
tra) raiiroad between Plainfield and
Not 1 wood. At time of tbe accident
Pro 1 1 was stealing a ride on one of the
blue imuerial train, from Waahinirtnn.
It was while endeavoring to avoid a brake-
man mat tne acci lent pecurrea.
Locomotive F.ngiorrr. in Convention.
PiTTRBi'ito. Pa Oct. In The twenty-
i f h nnnul mnVKntinnnf the Ttrother-
bood of Locomotive Engineers was com
menced here Wednesday morning, ine
session will last probably two weeks.
Kntliincr w. done at ve.terdnv'a session
except routine work. One question which
will come up is that of affiliation with the
Railway Employes Federation, but so far
as the views of the delegates can be ob
tained they seem to be opposed to the
One Man Hilled In the Wreck.
Burlington, Ia., Oct. 16. There was a
bad wreck on the Iowa Central railway,
near Coppack, Ia., last evening. One ex
tra freight train was unable to stop when,
flagged on the down grade, and ran into
another extra, which had stopped for
water. The way car was reduced to
kindling wood and the engine badly
wrecked. One man was fatally injured.
1 raflic was delayed seven or eight hours.
Ixjms to the road about (10,1 0.
Ileen Deloding HI. Brother fudians.
Pierre, S. I)., Oct. 16. Ten Hands, an
Indian at Big Fool's camp, was arrested
Tuesday by the authorities at Ihe Chey
enne agency anil thrown into the guard
house for posiug as Ihe Indian messluh.
He has been performing weird dances,
going into trances and asking their an
nuities, rations and even money and po
nies from the superstitious Indians.
ltobbed of Fourteen l.undred Dollars.
New Oulf.ans, Oct 16. A dispatch
from Tyler, Tex., says that Tuesday night
the agent of Ihe International and Great
Northern railroad, at Lindale, was con
fronted by two masked men as he was
aliout clo-ing his ollice and robbed of
tl,. Kef ore leaving the robbers re
moved parts of the telegraph instru
ments. The Irate Woman I. Ahroad.
Kansas Citv, Mo., Oct. 10. Richard
Higliain, n former catcher of the Chicago
ball team and one of the first umpires.
was horsewhipped here yesterday by Mrs,
Fred Allen, wife of a saloonkis-pcr. The
woman gave as her reason for her act ion
that be had circulated damaging reports
concerning her character.
lave a Keporter a Ducking.
Boston', Oct. 16. James D. Ryan
stroke of the Bradford club eight-oared
crew, was arretted yesterday in Cam
bridge (harired with assault iu pushing a
Boston reporter overboard at the club
house Oct. 5. Ill-feeling owing to the
publication of cett.iiu articles is said to
have caused the assault.
11'tmdy Affray In Na.ony.
LoNfON, Oct. 16 A serious entente oc
curred yesterday at a lieer garden in
Pima; Saxony, the combatants Wring
soldiers and workmen. II. f ire the tight
could U: supine vscil live of the latter had
I oeii killed and many ou both Hides
They Are I'mlestralile Immigrant.. "
Rom k. Oct.. 16 The I'tuied States gov
ernment has notitied the Italian govern
ment that hereafter no Italian immi
grants who have Ihsmi under s -ntence in
the courts of Ihcir native country will be
permitted to land in America.
The I nlon Pacific statement.
Boston, Oct. Ill Tie Union Pacific
August statement fo the entire system
shows, for eiitl.l mont lis ended Aug ill:
tiro8 earnings ;s t t'.i.r..;;!, increase $ .tjr. -5JO;
urt earning UT.uTT. decrease 4i,
S'i. And tlrt Out and Kill Somebody F.lse.
New Ykk. Oci. Hi .John Voticil, on
trial for the murder o;' his son on J.tu. is
last, was yesterday nr;; ii'te.1 by the jury
on the ground of in-aniiy. lie will lie
tent to toe s ate insane asylum
The Pc.pe Wants to Ste Dillon.
Ijnixn. Oct. 16 The Chronicle's Paris
.pectal sa that the pojie has expressed a
desire to see Mr. Dillon in reference to his
controversy with Bishop O'Dwyer.of Lim
erick. A Work or Art.
Calli r texamining new landscape paint
ingi That is an American scene, is it not
Mrs. .--TTu.kile V s, but the artur.
Uidu't known word of Fi:lish. New York
Chicih. (li t.
tjuolatio.is on the h ar i of tra'le P-iMV
were a foti-ovs: Wli .t - So. O toiler, opened
tl.m, lose.1 w ; m-cvmlKT. op-ncl SM3,
cUim 1 ti.i'i,; May. I'ls-ned rl-''. closed
ilA4. . rn - o 2 IK ioU r, oi-!ied C.'- ,
closed tfji.; Ie. ctlilsT. os Iie.1 ve, closet!
41-s-; May, o;s-ned .',-. chtscd .'c'Ih . tlals
.No X ictolier, o ned and Ho -J 41 '.c,
HervnilsrT. oieneil sl-. Hinted 41V: May,
tiis-neil 4. Se. t iocii ;t-.c. I ork cvtolier,
opened i!..Vt. H-sl s- .7o; .ianil.iry. opened
tll.iW H.I---.I tll.'.S,; Mm, o cue! ;1.'.:1,
close! jl.L ijjra -tklntw-r. ojteiie 1 irt.i.,
l.ivestis-k t'nion toek yards prices: Hos
.Market fairly active an I linn; prices ."j luc
higher; Imlu grades, ;t.; it t.ti : roun piM k
iui, j. SH.H.ll.; mixed lo s. ; 4.'i:t I. .'; i.eavy
jaiLiiu and shippitm lot. ji..oj,i
Pn.luce: Hutier-Kancy s pnr.tt ir. Ilk- per
t : tine trsthere-l creatu. i'lfji.-; rinet iluiries.
IT lee. Kggs- 1'resii candle 1. lo o.T. lac per
doz. Live iwmltry ("hick, -us. hctiHtid spring
chic .en. M..OJC per turkey . l i. luc; ducks,
SMjC. i'olatis- 1 hoii c to t in. y. "o.TV w-(
hu.: isconsin. riTi r sweet otato. Jluift
si .SV per hbl Apples II inn,. tre.-n cooking.
t-.;iu,;i i itvr hul.: eaiiiK. .. j,l .
New York. Oct. 15.
Wheat No. 2 red winter ca.u. SI.1C4 I
LOT.; do It-ceuilier, il.ux; do May ti ll.
I'orti No. 2 mixed, i.7l4 :5T4e cash; do
October, fits-, do Novemlier, unjr; do De
cember, .r7"-4c Hats vuiet: No. 2 mixed
rah. IVuiy; do Nov.-iiiIht. Itv. K ye and
barley- Nominal Pork -Mall; mess. sil.2-i
l-'.i". Ijt-d - Hull and uticli.tm.-tsl.
Live Sic k: atlle-I radmsr dull on all
gra Ies ai.d price dee ined In- V 1 V-: pss.r
est to est native sl,ers. -:'..to-t 1 in I' In ttiS;
Texans and "oii,radis, -SiijU.'; bulls and
dry cows, fu'.2.''.ttl. Sheep and Ijimh
iSbeep firm: lain lis v higher; sluep,
t4 ''it --.- I'" s: lamlm, S-i..-t,.7.;i. llov-s-Market
firm; live hogs. f4.-J0 4.s t lot U s.
H.y rpland prairie. $?. (M&5.50
Hay Timomv SS uutji .5o.
bay Wila, J10.0J.
Oat. s: a SO
Co. 1 son it.
Cord Woo0$3 5Pa4 CO.
A prominent physici.n and old army
surgeon in eastern Iowa was ralltd away
from home for a few tlajs. During bis
absence one of the children contracted a
severe cold, and his wife bought a bottle
of Cbmbrlain's Cough Reu;tdy for it
They were so much pleased with the
remedy that they afterwards used sev
eral bottles st various timi s He said
from experience with i. be regarded it as
tbe most reliable preparation in use for
colds, and that it came the nearest of be
ing a specific of any medicine he had
ever seen. For sale by Ilarlz Jt Bahn
lo tbe pursuit of tbe gooa things of
'his world we anticipate too much; we
eat out the heart and sweetness of world
ly pleasure by delightful forethought of
them. Tbe results obtained from the use
if Dr. Jones' Red Clover Tonic far exceed
til claims. It cures dyspepsia, and all
itomach, liver, kidney and bladder
troubles. It ia a perfect tonic, appetizer,
blood purifier, a feure euro for ague and
malarial diseases. Price, 60 rents, of
A areas of tartar baking powder Hlghett of
alllalaaranlng strength. 47. A OoMraawsg M4
.A.T POPULAE PRICES
Is always to be fouud at
Robt. Krause's Clothing Emporium,
115 and 117 West Second Street, DAVLNPORT. IA.
THE MOLINE SAVINBS BANK
(Charted by the Legi.latnr.of llUnoia.)
MOLINE, - ILLS.
Open dally from 9 A. M. to I P. M . and onTou
day and Satarday Kveninc. from 7 to
Interest allowed on Des posits at tbe rate
of 4 per Cent, per Annum.
Deposits received in amounts of
$1 and Upwards.
The private property of the Trustee i. rtwpoa
atblato the depositor. The officer, are prohibi
ted from borrowing auyof It. money. Minor
and married women protected by .pecial law.
OrnctB-: a.W. Wbeiloc. Pre.ldent; Poa
THdKtMKBB, Vic Pre.ldent; C. P. Uiaaaw&v.
Trmn:-8. W. Wheelock, Porter Skinner.
C. P. Ucmenw.y, J. 8tla.br.., Q. H Kdwai4a,
Hiram D.rltog, A. S. right, J. 8. Keator, L.
II. Hemi-nw.y, C. Viutham.
rr"Tbe only chartered saving Bank In Rock
GOLD HXDAL, f A<t. hvm
W. BAKER & CO.'ii
mre at4 ia lu prrjmr-.tm. It tu
M4v than iJkM n 4 i t mrry. h at
tut'oa nmcd vntl Mar. !t, Atrur.m
or uffi-, att4 m tTirn.(r far tuutx
ajntMUKwl, tt0 tVst Am m cm
cum. is drlicurt, it-4iri.li mx
Mrrnfihniitkf, Eajhit lmnTTi.
ml arlmirabi- aiUptrd t invatM)
a- veil J tur pvrwa.i la heart
l"ld by Grocer rverrwher.
We BAKER & CO. Dorchester. Mast
Imparu at tiitiAQt trmn-Hrtttv-v iu .fee akm. A.
I more all ptiiie, Iret-kW um1 di.iUun. fro
I male by U HrM c- aruar rt t or 04aAii lur M ctr
a I acknowledged
tlie leading remvty lot
Vfawrhm A tlwi,
Tbe only naie remmyiir
Ltat. ttmMot Whitea.
1 urearrlbe It and feel
r ate in lecommendina It
"t'ri iu all .ufTerera.
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EVER OFFERED IN THE TRI-CITIES,
WE ARE HERE TO STAY.
We will open our dxirs on Monday
morning Oct-, 13th. and shall be pleas-!
ed to see aU of our friends. We shall be
able to show the most complete Retail
Hardware Store to be found in the
west, watch for change in this space.
1823 Second Avenue.
OUR MEN'S CALF
CARSE & CO,
1622 Second Avenue.
B. BIRKEN IJEGL 13,
2011 Fourth Avenue, Dealer io
Confectionery, Cigars and Toys,
School Books, School Supplies,
H. SIEMON & SON,
toves and xe,
i-FTTIMIIPS, ISTLIXjS, &C.
Baiter Cancer Cooking and Heating Stove and tbe Oeneeo Cocking Store.
Tin, Copper and Sheet Iron Work.
Dealer ia New and
Second Hand Goods
Bay., Mil and trade any article.
A. BLiACKH ALL ,
Manaf actnrer of all kind of
O.nt.' Fin Shoe a ipacialtv. Repairing doc acatly and promptly
a m . u.it.i!
iurc oi i par ptUimKt reiUKUHiij wuiium. ... I
1U18 Second Afenue. Rck UU4
Proprietor of th.
Arcade CIGAR Sto:
AND TEMPERANCE BILLIARD AND POOL HALL,
Iiapirted. Cigar a pecUlty For a goot tc
AVE., ROCK ISLAND, ILI
A .penalty made of Jewelry J
No. 1614 Second Areoi
No. 1803 SECOND AVJ
cigar call at th " Arcad.,'
II as beet
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