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ROCK ISLAND, Fit I DAY, NOVEMBER 27, 1891.
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AN EY E ON ILLINOIS
Why Springer Men Think He
Shqu!d Be Speaker.
PBAffilE STATE VOTES TO EE "WOK.
The Idea Held Out That with Him In
the Chair Illinois Might Go Demo
cratic Strength of the Candidate aa
Claimed by Their Friends The Kew
England Delegates A I'lea for a South-
. ern Man OHlcial News Items from
Washingtox.Nov. 27. The contest for
speaker of the bouse grows perceptibly
warmer as the time comes nearer when
I fee wm De recommennea to a ngure 3 or
; B per cent, less than that now charged by
Express companies tor the same amount.
Kew Scheme of Registry.
Another important change recommend
ed will be to keep the money order offices
open a certain number of nights a week
to an hour later than 9:30. In the regis
try business it is proposed to change the
present method of dispatching registered
letters from postoffiees by subsuming a
linen-lined envelope with a 13 cent stamp
upon it for tuis special purpose. Instruc
tions will be printed on the envelope and
they can be mailed at any letter box with
out necessitating the sender going in per
son to the postoffice.as is now required by
the postal regulations.
The Alleged Massacre in China.
Washington, Nov. 27. The officials at
the Chinese legation in this city have re-
the Democratic caucus will decide who ceived no information whatever in regard
shall be the party nominee. The election ' to the reported massacre of Christians in
of this officer, in the belief of those who nort hern China. The secretary of the le
are leading the fight for Springer, will be Ption said yesterday that he believed ths
potential in the matter of corraling some ' rouble. ! uy. was grossly exaggerated,
votes for president next year. The ' Su;h a massacre. jt really occurred, he
i-. ,., . , . said, was an event of the gravest moment
logic of his candidacy, as presented by his to the chinese goverBment. and the iega.
friend-., is the enlatgement of the Denio- tion would, he thought, ba notified of it.
-atic presidential possibilities in the'
diet ion. Kven if the Democrats carry the The "ff,ml"m" " Certificate,
states of New York, New Jersey, Connec-1 AX ASIHXGTOX. Nov. S7.-The new Win
ticut, an.l Indiana, and secure three elec- ' dom rJ Bllver certificate will be ready for
toral votes in Michigan thev will only lstr'butin to the public at the treasury
have one more than a m.Wtr f fv . 'l'"uienC -Monuay. n is a very nana
necessary number. It is claimed in behalf
of Springer that if he is given the speaker
ship it will do a great deal toward insur
ing the tweui y-four votes of Illinois for
the ijemocratic column.
'(Candidates Counting Chickens.
Springer starts iu with his thirteen col
leagues from his own st-.te, a majority cf
the f isccnsiu.lnwa and Michigan delega
tion and some strength in the central
states. He has two votes in Ohio, Ilouk
and "Warwick. It is said that only four
o.ner umoans are committed Johnson women are scarce amonz the wildtribes-
and Haner for Mills and Owens aud men, who, when they want wives, swoop
Out hwaite for Crisp. It is reported that down on some Armenian neighborhood
five of the Indiana congressmen besides aim uear away all the good looking young
Bynuni all who have thus far arrived in i womc" they ran find, thus leaving to the
this city-have declared in newsnaner in- Armenian young men only the less at
some note and takes the place of the $3
silver certificate now in circulation bear
ing the vignette of General Hancock.
HOW THE KURDS GET WIVES.
They Carry On Armenian tilrls Some
lime from the llridal Altar.
Constantinople, Nov. 27. An earnest
appeal has hven preseated to the Armenian
patriarch to use his influence in behalf of
the Christian women and girls of Ar
menia who are being carried off in large
numbers by the Kurds. It appears that
terviews for Mills. The Texan caudi
dat? is now credited with four out of teu
representatives from Kentucky, and of
the other six four are said to be for Crisp.
and two, including Uoodniirht. are for
a Sew Kngtand of Consequence.
The action of the New England delega
tion is awaited with interest. There are
fourteen Democrats altogether from 'this
section, and as they have decided to vote
as a unit their position is of some conse
quence. They will hold their final meet
ing iu this city next week, and will then
decide upon the candidate whom they will
supporL Representative McKinncy.of New
Hampshire, is the secretary of the delega
tion, and will er.ll the meeting. He has
been an outspoken adherent of Crisp, but
I tractive. Iu several instances the Kurds
i have broken iu on wedding parties, and
carried the bride til from the feast or
Have a Market for the "Surplus."
It is believed that, the Kurd tribesmen
must nearly all have Armenian wives,
judging from the number stoleu, al
though it is also intimated that they dis
pose of the surplus at a fair market price
for Turkish and Persian harems. The
Turkish authorities are accused of en
couraging the Kurds in their lawlessness,
and instead of trying to catch and punih
the raiders they arrest and imprison the
Armenians who resist them. One Ar
menian father at Sivas. blessed with four
daughters, went to the vali to ask for
protection, as he feared a visit from the
is now claimed by the Mills contingent. lIvUr n1 wns immediately seized and
AfeKinnnv h-M lr.no. f... ,. i,i, ept in prison for a week, hen he wa?
Bynum at. Miils' headquarters Wednes
lav afternoon. Friends of Mills claim
that the delegation will vote as a unit for
Reinforcements on the Way.
Forty or fifty of Springer's friends from
released his daughters were gone.
ACCIDENTS ON THE RAIL.
An Kngineer Fatally Injured in New
York Wreck Near Chattanooga.
CfiKTLAXD. X. Y. Nov. 27 The west-
Springfield will reach here tomorrow f pnger traiu leaving New York
on the Delaware, Lackawauna and West-
nicht to enter at once upon the work of
kjijmi ri n D IhncniiaL'AKliin f . .f 1 . i r. in th.
nartv will be t he state treasurer nrl m.imr cl " " -"- iu. jcaiirua,
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prominent otlicials. Springer will linil"uIL,1"ur"M"" L
the fight until the end. With Hatch will . sengerville. Joha Jeating, of Syracuse,
come a special car tilled with his personal engineer of the passenger train, and the
irienus. inciuuing Governor t rancis ana oldest engineer on the road, was probably
tne memoersot tne state central com- fitally injured aud his hremun was also
mittee. iuiurcd. The nassensers were badlv
Candidates for Other Offices. ! shaken up, but none of them was injured.
The candidates for the minor ollices are ! Both locomotives and a number of freight
pretty thick. Two or three of them are to cars were smashed up and traffic was tie-
be fouud in about every hotel lobby or in laved five hours. The freight train was
the various headquarters of the speaker- ! behind time and should have stopped at
ship candidates. Candidates for the posi- 1 the previous station. The track was slip-
at-arms have beeu slow pery with frost, makiug it impossible to
or a long wniie
tion of sergeant
lu declaring themselves.
ex Representative Codert. of Ohio, was
the only candidate in the field Now two
or three xithers have appeared, and the in
dications are that there will be a more ac
tive fight thau was expected. Kx-Representative
Murphy, of Iowa, who is known
to about every man who has been in or
about congress for the past ten years, is
looming up as a candidaee for this place.
The most interesting fight for the minor
offices is that over the clerkship, for
which there are a lrge number of candi
WHY NOT A SOUTHERN SPEAKER?
The (Juettion Axked hy The Tost in a
The Post, under the caption, "A South
ern Speaker AVhy Njt?' in a leading edi
torial takes the grouud that sectionalism
is dead and that the speaker of the next
house, without regard to section, should
be the best man in the Democratic party
in the houe. Coutinaing, the article
The south fnrnishs three-fourths of the In
telligent and patriotic Iletnoeratic voters,
three-fourths of 1 he Democratic contingent iu
the doctoral college, a varying hut always
predominating, majority of the Democrat io
streiicth in coiurress on .what principle of
propriety or exinxtieiiey slionld southern men
be excluded from the sjM-nker's chair?
Notes the Carlisle Precedent.
Is the north afraid of the south In that con
nection? Mr. Carlisle, of Kentucky, occupied
the chair for a good ninny years, and did noth
ing to Justify any such apprehension. And
suppose the north Is afraid, why should the
south acknowledge that its fears are well
grounded by respecting them? Do southern
men consider themselves as unworthy of the
country's confidence or incapable of faithfully
discharging a national trust? If not, why do
they permit such utteraucesiu their reprenenla-.
tive newspapers to pass without rebuke?
IMPROVING POSTAL FACILITIES.
stop the trains after
they sighted each
Tatsl Train Wreck Near Chattanongm.
Chattanooga, Nov. 27. The north
bound passeuger train on the Cincinnati
Southern which left this city at 6 p. ni.
yesterday, jumped the track at the bridge
six miles from this city at Boyce, wreck
ing the engine, and derailing the baggage,
express, mail and smoking cars. Fire
man Wolfe was killed. The engineer,
two postal clerks and a tramp were badly
injured. The ladies' coach and sleeper
were brought to this city and travel sus-
' pended until the wreck was cleared
HEIRS TO A BARONETCY.
Suggestions for Changes in the Money
Order and Uegister System.
AVasuingTON, Nov. 27. At a meeting
of post office inspectors held here the sub
ject of the money and register systems
was discussed at length. Some very
marked changes are recommended in the
working of the money order system
These contemplate the issuing of money
orders for any amount upon all first class
offices; a maximum order of SoOO in sec
ond class offices, (300 in third class offices,
and (100 in fourth class offices. For money
orders of 150 o. less, those which the
working classes use. a reduction in iha
Komanre of a Disinherited Son Whose
Ihildren icl Their Own.
Maushall, Ills., Nov. in. A strange
romance has just, come to light in this
vicinity. For a number of years Miss
Maud, Harry, and Joe Nelson have lived
with their mother and stepfather named
Kennedv, about seven miles north of
Marshall. Sunday last Maud and Harry,
who are 17 aud 19 years old respectively,
were- taken into the Congregational
church. lo the minister they told a
strange story. They said their grand
father was an English baronet, whose
family name was Hilling.
Disobeyed His Old Dad.
His eldest son, Maud aud Harry's
father, disobeyed the old man and was
disowned. He came to America and
changed his name to Nelson. Soon after
his arrival here he died aud a few years
later his widow married Kennedy. Now
it appears that the old baronet is dead
and an agent of the estate is here to look
up the missing heirs. Harry is to go to
Eugland with him to investigate the mat
luni Heats Nebraska.
OMAHA, Nov. 27. The game of foot
ball yesterday between the University of
Iowa and the Nebraska State university
was a hotly contested game, abounding in
brilliant work. The lowans were too
much for the Nebraskaus, and they won
by a scorb ( 'ii to nothing.
Ann Arbor Beaten at Cleveland,
Cleveland, Nov. 27. The - Cleveland
Athletic club team and that of Ann Ar
bor university played a game of foot-ball
yesterday which resulted Cleveland, ;
Ana Arbor, 4.
BURIAL OF GO"RNOR HOVEY.
Many Prominent i.. ..anians with Q. aV
It. and Militia Present.
Mount Verxox, In ?.. Nov. ;;7. The fu
neral of Governor Hovey took place
Thursday. The remain-Jiveie p'.actd in the
rotunda of the court house at 8 o'clock
Thursday morning, lying in state until
11:30. The regular services were held in
the court room at 2 p. m. Governor Ira
Chase delivered a very able sermon. All
of the sta'e officers vera here and many
other prominent men, including ex-Gov
ernors Gray and Porter and Senator Tur
pie. At the grave ' Governor Chase deliv
ered another short address, followed by
ex Governor Porter and ex-Governor Isaac
P. Gray, both of whom talked most elo
The Last Sad Tribnte.
Then the G. A. II. ceremonies were per
formed and ended the last sad tribute to
the illustrious dead statesman. About
10.0CO people were in attendance, most of
whom passed through the court house to
view the remains. The state militia was
well represented with eleven companies.
There wete also representatives bodies
from thirteen G. A. K. posts of the state.
all forming with the procession.
Thanksgiving D.iv was Generally ob
served ail over ihe country.
Eight business buildings and the Con-
(?regitional church were destroyed by fire
at St. Albans, Yt.
Bearetary Foster, who has been laid nt
with la grippe, was well enough Thanks
giving Uay lo eat diuner with his family.
Trie Second Avenue Railway comrany.
of Pittsburg, lost its car barn at Glen-
wood by fire. Loss, U3,00Q; insurance,
The Kansas Federation of Labor pro
poses to at once proceed to enforce the
eight-hour law passed at the last sessiou
Oi tl:e legisiat are.
A stockman while asleep in the car m
which were a number of horses in his
charge was trampled to death by the
horses at Spoonbr, Wis.
Prince George of AVales, the. British
"Sailor Prince," who is very popular with
the people, has been ill with typhoid fe
ver, but is in u fair way to recover.
Representative Mitchell, of Wisconsin,
sits down on the proposition to hold the
national Democratic convention at Mil
waukee by declaring that Chicago is the
A report that Chancellor Caprivi is to
resign his office is current, but is not be
lieved implicitly at any European capital.
It. is thought to be a stock-jobbins
The reason Grant and Edward Atter-
bury murdered their father near Mowea-
qua, Ills., as is charged against them, was
tbat he was about to marry a widow, and
they opposed the match.
Max Disch was sentenced to four years'
imprisonment at Juliet in the circuit
court at Galena, Ills., on pleading guiliy
to having made a criminal assault upon
Miss Maud Colliugs, a schoolteacher of
bast Dubuque. .. ,
The " archbishop of Aix. France, was
fined 3,000 francs for writing an "insnlt-
itigrle;ter to a cabinet minister. Fig
aro, the Parisian newspaper, started a
suhscirption and raised the amount nec
essary for the fiuj and expenses in one
August Pfuhl, a a private at Fort Mc-
Hinry, Baltimore, loved Nita Myers, of
Lit.tletown. Pa., so greatly t! at he forgot
his captain's orders and left the barracks
to pro-ecute his wooing. He has just
b-.'eu tried for desertion, but the verdict
will not I known for some weeks.
It Was l oaded as I'stial.
Omaha. Nov. 2r.-Claud Heath, an 11-
year-oid boy, fouud an old revolver in the
cellar of his father uous and began
playing with it Ka ie Gleason, a young
la I' , happened to be passiug aud the b y
po:uted the revolver at her, pu.ling the
trigger. As usual it was loaded, and the
bullet p:;t out her left eye and fractured
the frontal bone. S'le will recover.
Lottery Men Arrested.
New Otikass, Nov. 27. United States
Marshal Donnelly has served warrants on
Messrs. Taul Conrad, M Arnault, Jo
seph Horner, P. F. Herwig, Joseph Her
wig, W. Yaletoti, P. Labarre, L. Poche,
J. Brulatour. P. Yoorhies, and A. J.
Bachemin. cf the Louisiaua State Lottery
company, on -"he indictments found by
the Cnited States grand jury of Sioux
Falls, S. D., some time ago for violation
of the unti-lottery mail law. Thev ap
peared iu court and were released $1,000
bail e.ch. .
J lie Markets.
CmcAii'), Nov. 26. All the markets
were closed Thursday, owing to the
Thanksgiving holiday, and there is no
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