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TELE ABGU6. MONDAY. JUNE 8, 1891.
CAN ABA SORROWS."
Sir John MacDonald Sleeps His
' Eternal Sleep.
THE VAIfl STBUGGLE AT LAST ENDED
And the Dominion' Foremost Statesman
Anim the Summon of the All-Con-qneror
A Remarkable Vitality Sue
raraks aa a Spark Die Out with Bailie
Almolt t the Lat Moment The Toll
in; Bell Annoanres the Satl i to
Ottawa Lady MaeDonald Prostrated
Comment on the Evert.
Ottawa, Out., June 8 Sir John Mc
Donald is dead. Canada in mourning its
greatest statesman, and a great party i ia
trrief tor the loss of a Iwloved leader.
Toward that sick thamlier at KarnsclifTe
public thoiht has been directed for the
iast ten dar, anl the sympathy of the na
tion has gone out in greater degree as the
picture presented grew darker and more
SIR JOHX A. MACDOXALD.
pathetic. Fm all parts of the Dominion
and from the sovereign herself came ten
der messages of condolence and anxious
inqmiies as to the aged statesman's condi
tion. To all of the inquiries but one an
swer could le given the end might be de
layed but was inevitable The beginning
of the end came early Friday morning.
The Last Feeble Ually.
The premier had slept the greater part
of the nii;ht and throughout the day he
slept at intervals. The Friday afternoon
bulletin from the physicians at the bedside
announced that the premier's strength
was rapidly diminishing and then all hope
fled. As the afternoon slowly waned pro
found stillness reigned at Earnscliffe.
The scene there after nightfall was im
pressive in its solemnity. I'pto midnight
anxious groups gathered upon the lnn
and spoke in whisjx-rs of the dyir.g
patient's condition. At 9 o'clock Sir John's
heiu-t" failed in its work and he sank so
lotrtfeat for some time he seemed to have
ceaed to live. He rallied feebly and
fought his way back to the weakest hold
on life a man could have. His stujendous
vitality was making a grand struggle.
Watching the Vital Spark Iie Out.
At midnight the callers had all departed
andthe correspondents were left to watch
the night out alone. The hours wore
slowly on. The light of a new day
brought with it nothing to relieve the
anxious suspense. The was no change in
the patient's condition. lie was uncon
scious. His limbs were numb, and there
was nothing to mark that life was not ex
tinct but the feeble flutterincs of the pul-e
and the almost imperceptible breathing
The family had lieen gathered about the
bedside all night. Lady MacDonald, al
most worn out by her long vigil, was
there, and the premier's son. Hugh John
MacDonald. ha I kept his place at his
Thirty Honrs of I'nconsriousnes.
There was no bulletin fp-ni the physi
cians Saturday moraine. N'thimr could
be said Ijeyond what had already lt-n
given out. It was a matter of time per
haps moments, perhaps h'Uirs. The mar
velous vitality which was stnyim: the
hand of death was slowly, hut snrely
ebbing. The scenes of the morning and
the afternoon were but counterparts of
Friday. At 2 o'clock the physicians
concurred in the opinion that the premier
could not live until o'clock, and asain
did they err. The dying premier had l-en
perfectly uncorwioti ft,r nearly thirty
Lours, and t ill the sp.irk of life limr-red
on. The action ff the pntient's heart lit
times during the even i lis was so feeble
that ?ir Jshn was Ix-lieved to lie dead.
The Angel of Heath at Hand.
Once,tSiirri!y gathered at the bedide
nSder the impression that the end had
come, but it prwved to be another of the
dreaded sinking spells which in succes-ion
had left the aged statesman with less anil
less vitality. Such an unequal struggle
could not much longer lie sustained. Kven
tide found the memt-ersof the family gath
ered about the bedside of the dying states
man waiting patieDtly for dissolution.
Outside in the dusK were gathered the cor
respondents and small groups of anxious
friends. The patient lay unconscious.
Nature no longer asserted itself: life's
res were burning low. flickered and
smouldered as though the soul would
leave its tenement at ea h successive break.
ETERNAL SLEE3 AT LAST.
The 1111 of Ottawa Annniinre the End to
At 10 o'clocK it was evident that the end
was near at hand The household was
summoned to the death chamber. Lady
MacDonald stood by the side of her hus
band, and around her gathered the mem
bers of the family. Her face showed
traces of weary watching and the long
suspense. She bore up bravely. Death
came peacefully to the aged premier, at
10:15. He was unconscious to the last.
The pulse fluttered, the breath came
shorter and the pulse was stllL When the
announcement of Sir John's death was
made tbe bells of the city were tolled to
convey, the intelligence to the thousands
who were anxiously awaiting this signal
that their beloved premier was no more.
"When tbe final blow had really fallen.
Lady MacDonald, who had made so long
and so brave a vigil at tbe side of her dy
ing husband, was prostrated, nature as
serted itself and she was taken from the
room in a fainting condition.
Struck Iown at Hi Font.
Death came to the aged premier almost
in accordance with his desire. He fre
quently expressed a wish to die like Chat
ham, who fell in an apoplectic fit in the
house of lords on April 7, ! .8, at the con
clusion of a great speech oa a motion C"
acknowledge the independence of fhii
United states, and was borne borne to die.
a few weeks afterwards. bale the
stroke came to Sir John with less of dra
matic effect, it nevertheless came while ho
was fulfilling his duties, for he was work
ing and discussing affairs up to the mo
ment that the blow fell. Only the day
before the last attack Sir John Thompsot
remonstrated with him and asked him to
give np his arduous duties and take the
portfolio of president of the council which
was vacant. The premier replied: "I'll
Jet you know to-morrow what 1 will do.'
When that to-morrow came the premier
iras in the midst of a struggle with the
Kind Word from Opponent.
The cabinet ministers are relnctantto be
interviewed on the subject of the premier's
death. They are grief-stricken at the loss
of their beloved chieftain. Nowhere is
this grief more real than amomg the
members of the opposition. The noble
qualities of the man with whom they have
been struggling for years for the mastery,
and the loss which the country has sus
tained, is fully appreciated. No one has
anything but the kindliest of words for
the dead statesman, greatest admiration
for his abilities, and the deepest regret at
The Political Futnre.
Already there is much discussion as to
the future. The general opinion is that
parliament will I adjourned for several
weeks while the new ministry goes to the
country for re-election.
Sir John Thompson is the most probable
successor to the dead premier. There are
other names mentioned, but the general
belief is that Lord Stanley will intrust Sir
John Thompson with the formation of a
IHscussing Hi nesting Flare.
There has lieen a suggestion made that
the remains of Sir Johu MacDonald shall
lo interred in Westminster Abbey, and
it has given rise to considerable discus
sion. Heferring to this suggestion The '
Toronto Evening Telegram says: "-Ottawa j
is in a sensj onr rwlliTir-ttl -ttnsrtlm nni !
enshrined on Parliament hill, a nation's
heart, the ashes of Sir John MacDonald
would sleep in a noble tomb. True great
ness, will lie secured to generation after
generation of Canadians who will gothere
to honor the memory of one of the found
ers of a nation that" will endure till tbe
Preparations for the Funeral.
The premier's body will lie taken to the
parliament building to-morrow morning
at 10 o'clock nd lie in state there until 1
p. m. Wednesday, whence it will lie taken
to St. Albans' church, where services will
lie held. Thence it will be taken
via the Canadian Pacific railway
to King-ton, where intermnt will
t;cke place. In all the city churdiiee yes
terday touching references were made to
the departed statesman. Hundreds of
telegrams reached I-ady MacDonald dur
ing the day. (Jueen Victoria telegraphed
from Balmoral to the governor general
that she was deeply pained to learn of S:i
John's death which she regarded as a great
loss to Canada and the soverign. Other
message wire received from Iord Salis
bury, and scores of notable in England.
LEGISLATION FOR ILLINOIS.
The House Puts In Satnnlay forwarding
Husiness Craft Complimented.
Srr.ISoriELP. Ills,, June The house
did not take its usual ad journment from
Friday to Tuesday last week, but met
Saturday with barely a quorum and pro
ceeded to forward business. The appro
priation bills were first taken up. and that
providing for Jacksonville deaf and dumfc
asylum was ordered to third reading. The
same action was taken with the Soldiers'
home bill, the bills appropriating for new
buildings at Champaign universi.y
and for a training school at the
Normal university. and the biil
appropriating to pay the awards of
the claim cc mmission. The biil to estab
lish a northwestern insane hospital was
sent' to second reading. A numr ot
amendments were adopted to the Kanka
kee insane hospital bill and the senate
omnibus bill, and the bill appropriating
fi.-tO't for a farm and other things for the
Liucoln institute for the feeble minded
was passed. Other bills sent to third
reading were making fifty-rive pound? a
bushel cf sweet potatoes and mak'-e
Iji!or Day a legal holiday. A short time
ln-fore adjournment a resolution w s
adorted appiovinz the net ion in the chair
of Sneaker Crafts. It carried unani
TRIED THEIR ARTILLERY.
Leaders Preparing to Make
Things Very Lively.
FOLK COMING WEST WITH A BOOM
.1 New Orleans I:rfitnr and Iinrtor
change Leaden Compliment.
New Ouleans. June s.. A shooting
affrny occurred Saturday afternoon lw
tweett fieorg W. Dupree, one of the edi
tors and proprietors of The D:.;iy State,
and Dr. C':pbart, the preidetit of the
iKiard of health. The States has severely
criticized the alleged corrupt action of the
members of the board of her.lth in slaugh
ter house miners, and declared that Gov
ernor Nichols should clean the whole
board out. beginning with Dr. Oliphant.
Saturday Dr. Oliphant sent Mr. Dupree a
note denouncing him as a coward. Mr.
Dupree then went to Dr. Oliphant's office,
and the shooting at once commenced, the
two men circling around the office and
popping awy when they had a chance.
Dupree was wounded in the jaw, he says,
by a knife in the bauds of one of Oii
phant's employe. The wound is not dan
lie Touched I'p Wanamaker.
PlTTi;t"i:ri. Pa.. June . In the Re
formed Presfiyterian synod Saturday Rev.
Dr. McA!liter. in the course of a speech,
paid his respects to the various societies
and corjiorations who by work desecrate
Sunday. He referred to tbe action of tbe
government in permitting transmission of
mails on Sunday, and touched up Post
master General Wanamaker and the heads
of other government departments in a
lively mannT. The speaker also, for some
time, referred to the Columbian exposi
tion. denouncing a government that would
tolerate keeping her national exhibition
o;ien on Sunday.
Result of a Woman Waywardness.
Salt Lake Citt. Utah, June S. John
Kirby, the night yardmaster of the Rio
Grande Western railroad, was shot and
mortally wounded yesterday ty Sam
Liday, a restaurant keeper. Liday then
shot bis 5-year-old child, fired a shot at his
wife and committed suicide. Jealously
of Kirby's attentions to his wife was the
Suieide of an Es-Aetres.
COLGRAIX) SPEFSGS, Colo., June 8. Ada
Vernon committed suicide Friday night
with poison. She was an ex-actress, and
had been involved in many scandals. She
was well known in Chicago, St. Louis
and San Francisco.
Which He Propose with Jere Simpson
Help to Launch in Wisconsin and Then
Sail It Through Illinois and Indiana
The Kansas Granger Evolves a "Sew
Variety of the Sub-Treasury Flan Its
Salient Feature Don M. Dickinson
Trying to Get the Democratic National
Convention for Detroit.
Washington Citt, June 8. Col. L. L.
Polk, president of the National Farmers'
Alliance, and Congressman Jere Simpscih
left Saturday evening for La Crosse, Wis.,
to attend a convention of the different in
dustrial organizations of that state, which
meets Tuesday for the purpose of uniting
with the National Alliance as one work
ing body. After the organization of the
Alliance is completed they will make sev
eral speeches in that state, and then pro
ceed to Illinois, Indiana, Ohio, Pennsyl
vania, New jersey and New York, where
mass-meetings have been arranged by the
Alliance of thoe states to discuss the
principles of the order.
A Vigorous Campaign Outlined.
President Polk says: "Every state in
the Union will lie actively canvassed by
the talent in the Alliance in the way of
speakers, lecturers, and canvassers, who
will fully explain the objects of the Alli
ance and what will he asked in the way of
state and national legislation." President
Polk has arranged" through his forty state
Alliance presidents to have mass-meetings
at several points in each of the fort states
during the next four months with a view
of accomplishing the" greatest amount of
work in the shortest possible time.
Hundreds of Speakers at Work.
He will have hundreds of speakers at
work at the same time throughout the en
tire Union, educating, as he says, the
masses to the Alliance cause before the
meeting of the fifty-second congress. By
the time the national convention meets hi
November he thinks the Alliance will lie
fully posted as to what strength the ordr
will have as a presidential ami congres
sional factor in lresident Polk h.s
taken the ti dd in person . and will visit
every state from Main to the Pacific coast.
THE LATEST ALLIANCE SCHEME.
A Suh-Treaury Plaa in the Hands of Pri
Tui'EK a. Kan., June p. The Alliance
executive Committee of Kansas is consid
ering a scheme which practically places
the sub-treasury plan of the National
Farmers' Alliance in the hands of xivate
capitalists. J. C. Hopkins, who was a
delegate from the New York Economic
club at the Cincinnati convention, is the
originator of the scheme. The plan is to
.establish a bank in each county of the
state under the direction of the local Alli
ance exchan ge.
Can Hold His Grain at Will.
The capita! stock is to te furnished by
private sulscription. In connection with
each bank an elevator or storehouse is To
built. A farmer may then dump his
grain, corn, or cotton into the storehouse,
recei cing for it a check for so per cent, of
the value of the grain deposited by paying
i small jiercentage for storage and insur
ance. He will lie allowed to keep his
grain in the depository until such time as
;ie may deem it best to place it upon the
Checks To Ite Payable in Coin.
The amount of produce deposited in'this
-vay must not exceed the amount of stock
subscrilied for the bank. The checks to be
issued by these lianks are peculiarly de
vised and are printed in colors. These
c hecks are made payable in gold or silver
1 1 any of the banks run in this manner. It
is intended that they shall lie circulated as
THE DEMOCRATIC CONVENTION.
linn Dickinson Working to Have It Lo
cated at Detroit.
New Yor.K. June S. The visit of Don M.
Dickinson. Cleveland's postmaster gen
eral, to New York last week r.nd his advo
ccy of Detroit as the place for the next
It-mocratic national convention hiive
roused interest in the subject. Sau Fran
csco was already in the field. Dickinson
h id consultations with a number of lead
i'ig liemocrats here. He told them that
l etroit was the coolest citvon earth in
J nie. He also thought that i; wa cen
trally situated. The sky fits down even
a 1 around it.
"o I'se for C liirao.
He was emphatically C'i ;.o-ed to Chi-
ci go. He hadn't tbe remotest idea why
Chicago should be discussed for a moment
His argument against the Garden C.ty
wis based chiefly on the fact that the ' Re
publican" fair would lie in full blast bv
tl is time next year. Mr. Dickinson was
tcld that Detroit hadn't the hotel accom
modations. "Well, we'll build a wigwam,
then." replied Mr. Dickinson. -We'll
gt arantc-e to receive hospitably every Dem
ocrat in the country."'
Calvin Hrlce's Opinion.
Calvin Brice said, "I lielieve that the
bigger the citv where the next Democratic
convention i held, the bigger the conven
ts n will le. I favor at the moment
either New York or Chicago. If it is held
in New York. Madison Square garden
w uld be the place for it in my opinion.
That Alleged Noble Resignation.
Washington Citt, June .Everybody
wl o is supposed to know about Secretary
Nc ble's reported resignation from Secre
tary Chandler down denies it. There are
sot le reasons for believing that the reiter
ated rumors of Gen. Noble's intention to
retire from the cabinet are not groundless,
bu until the secretary himself gets bark
and confers with the president bo positive
statement can be made.
Wilmington, Del., Goes republican.
AVilmikgton, Del., June K The city
election Saturday resulted in the election
of Stansbury J. Willey, Republican, by a
ma.ority of about iM over Dr. Willard
Spiinger, Democrat. The rest of the city
tic-let is also elected by about the same
ma. orities. The Republicans will nave a
ma, ority in the city council.
Want Wanamaker to Appear.
Philadelphia, June 8. A letter waa de
livered to Postmaster General Wanamaker
at his country residence Saturday night
ask. ng him to appear before the council
man ic committee investigating the affairs
of City Treasurer Bards ley and his con
nection with the wrecked Keystone Na
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3 Worm, w.Ttn Jrever. Worm Coltc.. ,ii.J
a Crying Colic, oneerningor l mania ..i
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3 Dysentery. Ortplng.Blllons Colic-. .
6 Cholera .llorbas. Vomiting
Caaahs, Cold, Bronchitis
Ttnralffia. Toothache. Faceache. .. .
fleadacbr. SlekHeadache. Vertigo
IvatipnatA. nllloua Stomach
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Houscl, Wooclyatt & Co.
This firm have the exclusive sale for this county of the
Pietrjos eirjd. Organs,
WEBER, DECKER BROS., WHEELOCK,
ESTEY, AND GA.MP & C0.'3 PIANOS,
And the ESTEY, WESTERN COTTAGE and FAR
RAND & V0TEY ORGANS.
EA full line tXio of ma!l Musical m r.hitnilisc.
Proprietor of the Brady Street
All kinds of Cut Flowers cocstact'y on hand.
Green Houses Flower Store
Oce block north of Central Park, the largest in Ia. 304 EraJy Street, Davenport. Iowi.
This space is reserved for a plat of
SCHNELL'S ADDiTlON TO THE CITY OF
which is opened for the sale of lots. It is loca
ted south of Ninth avenue between Twen
tieth and Twenty-fourth streets.
The Plat will be ready in a few days.
Wc are opening trie most complete line of Hardwire ipeclaltlea trer aflarad ia Back
Island beside onr regular s'oci of supl and builder Bard vara
and JJechinlcs' tools.
Pocket, Table Kitchen Cutlery,
Nails, Sixel Goods, Tinwarb, Stoves, Etc.
TCIA1TLK3 Cllaax Cook and Baaea, "Florid" and WUTmt Hot WaUcf TTltrlrri
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