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THE AUGUST; -TUESDAY. DECEMBER 1. 1801.
Lsosley chamber sets $2.35.
Try Young's home tnade mince meat.
Chamber sets $2 35. See Lesley's
Office room ta re.oi. over David Don's
Robert Lee, ot Cable, was in the city
today. ' v"., v
Rilled oats, 10 pounds for 25 cettt", at
Chamber sets $3.83. Third page.
Lootlcy. ' '
Mustard sardines at A cents per can at
Wecktl's. ' -
' Uncle Samroie" Goode, of Andalusia,
was ia the city today.
Mils Sidie Rinson has gone to cpen
her school near Reynolds. -
California dried peaches, three pounds
for 5 cent", at Wechil's.
Rev. J. H. Wright, of West Liberty,
is in the city on business today.
Canton preserved gingsr 85 cents per
bowl this week 0DI7 at Young's.
Frank W. Palmer, of Hutchinson,
Kas., is in the city on a visit to friends.
The draw at the Rock Inland bridge
was closed for the season at noon today.
Annual meeMog of Barrett Chapter
No. 18 for the election of officers this
William Moore, of Coal Valley, was in
the city today and paid his respects to
Wanted Board and room, central lo
cated, by man and wife. Address "R."
The smiling countenance of Bob Wil
lerton asjaia bem3 over the Harper
' F. E. Crompton. of Joslin, pid Rck
Island a visit today, an l included The
Ahgl's office among his call.
SesDividjoa & Illingworth's ad . on
another page of this paper for Boston
baked hearts and home made pies.
A prominent and popular C..R. I. &
P. engineer is soon to deprive a Rock
Island office of its pretty type writer girl.
The annual meeting of the Rock Island
Liquor Dealers' association will be held
Friday afternoon at 2 o'clock at Turner
Wanted A set of books, for a small
business, to beep evenings. Experienced
bookkeeper. Address "E J. S ," this of
fice Brtdire travel yesterday amounted to:
Foot N..nh. 9'!0; south, 002; total,
1.S32 Team3 North, 712; south, 701:
The Improvement guild of Tiinity
church will hold a business meeting at
" the rectory at 8 p. m. tomorrow, when
the snouai election of Cffluers will occur.
The case of Kennedy vs. Beck which
had occupied the attention of a jury in
the county court the pist few days went
to the jury just before dinner today.
Mrs. A. L. Morris and 'niece, Miss
Montgomery, returned this morning after
a delightful Visit of two montbB with
frienls at Siour City, Omaha, Wichita
and other points fn Kansas and Nebraska.
A new $500 safe, fire and burglar proof,
for the Black HaWk' Building, Loan &
Savings association, arrived this morning,
and John Volk has undertaken the pon
derous task of hoisting it into the second
11 or of Bsngston block, where is located
Sscretary Medill's office. The safe
weighs two and a half tons.
Mrs. G. E. Smith, of Twenty-fourth
street, entertained about 25 young peo
ple last evening in honor of Miss Jennie
Atkins, of Monmouth, who is visiting
there. A delicious supper was served
and the remainder of the evening was
spent with games and music, and an ex
ceedingly pleasant lime was had by all.
The jury in the inquest over the re
mains of Httle Lawrence Brown, killed
by an electric car at Fifteenth and Le
Claire streets, Davenport, Sunday morn
ing, returned its verdict late yesterday
afternoon. It was a simple finding of
accidental death in the manner detailed,
. 'but no blame was attached to anyone
connected with the sad affair.
Andrew Joh'nson, a switchman in the
Rock Island yards, residing at 1019 Lis
fayette street. Davenport, met with a
misfortune while in the performance of
bis duties at 3:30 o'clock this morning.
He was attempting to make a coupling
and failed, when the rebound caught bis
right hand between the bumpers and the
fingers were badly bruised while the thumb
was crushed to a pulp. Dr. Piummer
amputated the thumb at the joint and
hopes to save the fingers.
The report of Crop Correspondent
Campbell to the department of agriculture
for the month of November shows the
corn product as compared with last year
to have been 110; the average price per
bushel on Dec. 1, 35 cents; the rye pro
duct compared with list year, 00; the av
erage prici per bushel oa Dec. 1. 80
cents; the oat product compared with
last year, 10O; price per bushel, 30 cents;
the barley :rop 105 with average price of
65 cent?; t ie potato product compared
with last ymr. 12D; the average price per
bubhel, 22 cents; the hay product, 80, and
price per ton, f 9 R0.
1891. DECEMBER. 1891.
Su., Mo. Tu. We. Th. JFr. Sa.
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John H. Blake, of Flint, Mich., is miss
ing from a New York hotel for a week.
Six business blocks in the village ot
Winnebago, Ills., were destroyed by fire.
It is stated that Mrs. Cleveland and her
little daughter are uot at all in good
Judge James M. Cofrlnbury. one of the
oldtst-uienibers of the Cleveland bar, is
dead, aged 73 years.
The Cbie ijjo Times is trying to start n
Democrat ir presidentiiil boom for Gen
eral Nelson A. Miles.
Krnest Owrbeek, proprietor of the
Union hotel at Blue Island, Ills., vas
frozen to d ?ath nt Chicago.
More tro uble is feared in Brazil over the
refusal of Kio Grande do Sul to accept the
new goveri meut at Kio Janeiro.
Fire in the Berry block at Chicago
mused a los of &.". OuO, about two-thirds
of which is covered by insurance.
The library of t lie Straight university
for colored people, in New Orleans, has
been dtstr jvd by tire. Boss, $13,000.
Rev. Junes F. Spauidinjr, rector of
Christ cln icli, Cambridge, Mass., has
gone over to the Hunan Catholic church.
M. I". Do Ian, of Sim Francisco, married
Miss Mary F. liehner. Upon his return
from a tvo weeks' honeymoon trip he
eloped with his wife's sister Victoria.
Preslden' Conrad, Secretary Horner
and eight employes of the Louisiana lot
tery company have been each held in SL
OW for trial for 'alleged violation of the
Suspicior is awakened at Washington
by Chili's professed intention to reduce
its land and sea f-rces, while its emissa
ries abroad are . estigaUuK new meth
ols of warfare.
J. C. Howard, a wealthy citizen of
Muhlenburg county, Ky., was engaged
in prayer at the Greenville Presbyterian
church wh.-n he dropped dead from heart
disease. He was tM years old and bad
been an elder in the church for over forty
Archduk-? Henry of Austria died in
Vienna yesterday morning fro-u inflam
mation of the lungs, closely following bis
nioiganatit- wife, the Baroness Ilofiuaun,
whose deat n occurred Sunday.
The Mississippi is frozen solid fr m
bore to sh'ire at Galena, Ills., this beitig
the first time tfich a thing was ever
known in Novemtier.
The bri- Tubiti was recently wrecked
in the Pacific ocean with 270 Gilbert
islanders o i board, all of whom with the
crew, were drowned. The islanders were
en route to Mexico to work at starvation
The court nf claims at Washington has
givcu judgment in favor of old settlers,
or Cherokee Iudiaus, in the suit against
the United States to recover money due
under the treaty of The judgment is
for ?VJ4 (ioo
Illnurr nl Hollaai! Uoune.
II. F. Chorley, in his diary, records an
anecdote to d by Count d'Orsay tit his din
ing at Ho!!; rid House when he first visited
England, voting:, handsome, and impu
dent. He ;-nl next tsi ins hostess, who
happened te lie in one of tier most aggres
sive moods. She dropped her napkin, the
count gallantly picked it up; ifr spoon,
her eyeglawes; each wan restored by her
attentive g lest. At length, however, his
patience gave way, and when she again
dropped her napkin, he turned nntl called
to one of this footmen liehind him:
"Put my i-ou vert on the floor," said he,
"and I will finish my dinner there; it will
be so much more conveeieiit for Ividy Hol
land." Ali the Year Hound.
When 3) en rrlerel Their Fares.
The use o " powders for the hair and face,
which beg:i in the Sixteenth century, in
fected the men. Henry III had the habit
of parading the street ot Paris, his face
covered wit l white and red paste, like a
faded coquette, and his hair tilled with vio
let powder Mid scented wit h musk. Pow
ders were made of all colors, and the in
fatuation ws such that servant girls were
afraid to be seen in public wit h their hair
tf the natural color, and not being able to
buy that ued by their employers, em
ployed sawdust as a substitute. Cincin
nati Commtrcial Gazette.
Man is so
No other si;
come by he;
all the glor;
once the sol
As the mi
formed of tl
each side tl
f! lwer of mi Orator.
constituted that there can be
like that of the living voice,
iks so deeply into the. depths of
heart. And not only does faith
iring, but mortality and civil-
the love of the beautiful and
ous things of which fuith is at
.rce rind the preserver,
gniliceut throne of Solomon,
e purest gold and most precious
upported by statues of lions on
e roof, so is the throne of our
supported by certain great
ristiau truths. Archbishop
dub fact about about Hood
it ex Dels bad humor and
humor. Be sure to ecl
; ; -MjiiPowder:
(Used in Millions of Homes 40 Years the Standard
TARIFF IX COURT.
Supreme Judges Listen to the
1ITEMPT TO INVALIDATE TEE LAW
l'lio Whole rfMcKlnley'a 11111 Attacked
Keasons ;lvi-n Why the Court Should
Declare. It Nail and Void Postofflce
I'ignrea of Interest to the Hurried or
Careless Cilizrn Kepnrt from the
Head Letter Olttre Secretary Foster's
Itinera Serious The (Speakership.
Washington'. Dec' 1 The importers
who want thij McKinley bill declared un
jmstitutional bean having their day in
the supreme court yesterday, when tho
cases of Marshall Field & Co., of Chicago;
Charles Sternbacfc et al.; Boyd, Sutton &
Co.; H. Hermann, Sternl.ack & Co., of
Xew York, appellants, against Clark, col
lector of customs at Chicago; Erhardt,
collector at Xew York, and the United
S ates, came up. V. Wickbam Smith, of
counsel for Boyd, Sutton & Co., opened the
c ise for the appellants. The appeal by
which this case came to the suDre me court
was granted bj the United States circuit
court for the southern district of New
York from a decision made by the conrt
that the collector of customs at Xew York
had legal authority to levy duties on cot
ton aud silk la?es under the McKinley
tariff act, ami that the act was not, as
claimed by the appellants, nugatory and
Why the Hill Is "Null and Void."
Mr. Smith outlined the position of his
clients, contending that the act was null
and void liecause it was never enacted in
t he mode prescribed by the constitution;
because it assumed to provide for boun
ties to producers of American sugar, a
power viiic'i was not among those con
ferred on cougres by the constitution;
and because it assumed toconf.T upon
the president of the Uufteil States the
power of imposing taxes on imports, a
power which could be exercised only by
congress under the constitution.
lie AKh Vive Qiietftns.
Ho said the number of questions in
volved was live, as follows:
liK's the omission from thr encrossed hill,
siiruc l hv the luvsidcut, of a st-ctii.n whii-h
forii:.Kl iirt of the hill :is it ptr-Mil holh hoiiycs
f cnn:ri-n, n-ndcr ihetariiT m l unconyiiiu
tioimlr Arc the Mitrar K uuty provNions miconstitu
tioial': l! 'the Mi(.-nr iHiiintv provisions nre unconsti
tutional, i the whole act thereby invalidated,
or n, hv the rcma mlcr of the act stand s law?
N the so-called "reciprocity section" un
constitutional':' If the reciprocity eotion is unconstitutional
is th1 whole act thereby invalidated?
I'oiuis of tli e CouniFl'a Argument. -
Taking up his first question, Mr. Smith
went on to contend that the tariff act was
never constitutionally euacted because
the bill signed by the president was not
the same bill which bad passed both
houses of congress, i he change being due
to the omission by the enrolling clerk of
the tobacco rebate section which bad been
restored lo the bill by the senate and
house conference. Mr. Smith also con
tended that the sugar bounty provisions
of the act were tinconstitntional because
congress had no power under the consti
tution tocreate or to award such bounties
and on the ground that taxes imposed on
the people for the payment of such boun
ties were not levied for public pur
poses. Innlsts on the Whole Art ning.
Concerning the reciprocity section Mr.
Smith claimed that it was unconstitu
tional because it was a delegation of the
executive power to the legislature. Mr.
Kiwin H. Smith, of Xew York, counsel
for Charles S.ernbach ct al. followed. He
made the same contentions as those made
by V. V. Smith and quoted many au
thorities in support of his argument. He
claimed that the act was a connected
whole and each of the provisions ques
tioned was so interwoven with the whole
act that they could not be picked out and
held to be unconstitutional and the re
mainder of the act declared valid.
Loaded nith Legal Citations.
The argument of X V. P.liss for Mar
shall Field V Co , v. Clark, collector at
Chicago, was prolific with legal citations
in sui port of his contentions. He made
the same allegations against the constitu
tionality of ihe bill as those made by the
gentlemen who preceeded him. At the
conclusion of Mr. Hliss' argument the
co.trt adjourned for the day.
THE LETTERS THAT NE.VIR CAME.
A Report That Kxpiains the Why and
Wherefore of the Lous.
Washington-, Hcc. 1. The annual re
port of U. I. Iichhardt, superintendent
of the dead let ter office, covering the oper
ations during the past fiscal year lias
leen submitted to the postmaster general.
There were received during the year
0.W9.46O pieces of original dead mail mat
ter, an increase of 81 l,!lu4 pieces over the
previous fiscal year. In addition to this
number there were nlso received 17:1,000
letters without valuable inclosures which
had lieen returned to the writers, but fail
ing of delivery were again sent to the
dead letter office. These, together with
the i87 letters held fir postage and 4,035
letters of foreign origin on hand, make
the total ?,M4.:tsi
l iMltrerteiLand Itlank Knvelopes.
Of the unclaimed and undelivered mail
matter receded during the year 4i,tiU
letters were misdirected, C5.043 being of
foreign origin, while there was a decrease
of 1!3.13( in those of domestic origin. The
total number of letters entirely blank
nnd without any superscription was 37,
C.T7. an increase of nearly 19 per cent, over
lh'.K). Among them were frequently found
letters of business meu coutaiuiug money,
drafts, checks an.l other valuable com
mercial paper. Of the domestic letters
misdirected, the addresses of lo,!H3 were
corrected; 13.0SKI failing of delivery were
returned to the dead letter office.
Decrease in Lottery Buainera. '
Thirty thousand three hundred Rnd
twelve letters "were found to contain
drafts, checks, notes, deeds, mortgages, t
etc., representing i,t,VK, wntle
contained paid and canceled obligations.
Three thousand one hundred and sixty
six contained lottery tickets, 7i per cent,
of which were received during the first
four mont hs of the year and were declared
unmailable. Usually the dead-, letter
office receives during the year something
like Vi,QA letters containing lottery
tickets. ' "i -
railed ie "fitanp with Care."
The total Dumber of, letters "held fot
postage" was 104,673, an increase of nearly
5 per cent. Of these 43,648 were letters to
fictitious addresses, and largely corre
spondence relating to what is known as
"green goods" or "saw dust" swindles,
many of them containing money for the
purchase of thesa fraudulent goods. Of
b0,153 domestic parcels containing jewelry,
books, clothing, etc., 6.531 were misdirect
ed, 17,4-'8 were without address, 30.223
contained money, amounting in all to
M7.983. Of these, 21,183, containing 3b.
?."ii), were delivered to owners, while 9,040,
with 11,23, were nndeliverable.
A General Improvement.
It is estimated that 2,000,000.000 ordinary
domestic letters were sent through the
mails during the past fiscal year. The to
tal increase of all matter received in the
dead letter office was but 311,03!) pieces,
while the increase in letters alone sent
through the mails was nearly 150,000,000.
A Contest for Call's Sent.
Washington, Dec. l. Ex-Kepresenta-tive
Davidson, of Florida, who has been
commissioned United Slates senator by
Governor Fleming, has arrived in the city
and intends to make a fight for the seat to
which Senator Call has been -elected.
Davidson comes prepared with a mass of
testimony and indorsements to prove he
is entitled to the seat, aud be says he has
nodonbtthat the decision ot the senate
committee will be in bis favor. lie con
tests on the ground that there was not a
quorum of the senate present the day the
vote for Call was taken. r-
Crlsp Leads fur Speaker.
Washington, Dec. 1 The best infor
mation that can ba had gives Crisp on the
first ballot 87 votes; Mills, 75; Springer,
40; McMillin, 17, and seventeen men are
put down as doubtful. The Springer
meu do not accept these figures, and say
that their man is growing all the time
and will surely come out ahead. There is
strong hope that a deadlock will occur
ti-tween Mills and Crisp and on this hoiie
much is built up for the other candidates.
Secretary r oster's Illnem.
Washington, Dec. 1. The continued
illness of Secretary Foster excites some
unensiness among his friends. He was
much improved yesterday, but it is known
that during last week his condition, was
such as to c.iuse apprehension. Sunday,
too, he was very unwell and he had what
bis friends termed a "bad day." Yester
day was a ".ood day." He is unable to
sit up, and ouly the most urgent matters
are brought to his at tent km.
Iteen I'lioto"! aphing Legal Tender.
Washington, Dec. 1. The secret serv
ice division of the treasury department is
informed of the arrest at Kssexville,
Mich., of Mr. aud Mrs. Block, pro
prietors of a photographic establish
ment, on the charge of making and pass
ing photographic counterfeit notes of the
denominations of $5 and $20. It is aaid
that the contents of the photograph gal
lory will convict the Blocks.
Hamilton Wants His Place Again.
Washington, Dec 1. An effort is be
ing made b friends of Dr. John W. Ham
ilton to have the president reappoint him
surgeon general of the Marine hospital
service. lr. Hamilton resigned last sum
mer to accep a chair iu the. Rush Med
ical college in Chicago, and Dr. Wyman
was appointed to his place.
Coming Kvents Cast Their Shadows, etc.
Washington, Dec. 1. The senate com
mittee on ruies met at the capitol yester
day to consider various details in the
coming assemblage of congress..
New Hank fo Ohio.
Washington. Dec 1 The Wooster Xa
tional banii of Wooster, O , capital fl00.
003, has been authorized to begin busi
FATAL HUNT FOR AN ASSASSIN.
The Tnrsners anil I'ursnrd Collide with
Marshall, Tex., Dec J. W. K. Har
vey was called out of his house, eight
mile south of here, Saturday night, and
shot and killed by Luther Matthews, who
charged that Harvey bad seduced bis
sister under promise of marriage. A
posse was formed and went to hunt for
the assassin. They became separated into
three parties, all traveling iu the same
road.. A few miles from town the first
party met.- two men on horseback, who
proved to be Luther Matthews and bis
One Collision follows Another.
They were commanded to halt, bnt in
s:ead put their horses into a run. The
second party was met by the two men,
and in the collision that ensued Just Tee
Perry was knocked from his horse and
badly hurt. County Clerk Kly, T. Rose
burg and Hill Saunders composed the
third party, and, hearing the firing, start
ed their horses on a run to assist in mak
ing the arrest. They met and also col
lided with Matthews. Both parties were
going at full speed aud met with terrific
force, ail tive men with their horses go
One Killed and Three Wounded.
Saunders was instantly killed, Rose
burg had an ankle badly sprained and a
finger knocked out of place. Luther Mat
thews was badly injured about the head,
oue eye protruding, and also had a leg
broken. John Matthews also bad a leg
broken. The Matthews were then arrest
ed, admitted the killing, and told how
and why they did it. The murderers ara
A Rosy l'roiiiert for Kosewater.
Omaha, Dc. 1 Wheu Kditor Kosewa
ter. of The Bee, returns from Washing
ton, wiiere he went with the Omaha dele
gation seeking the Republican national
convention, he will find a policeman wait
ing for him. fi. M. Hitchcock, editor of
The World-Herald, has filed a complaiut
agiut him charging him with criminal
libel, which is a felony in Xebraska.
Rosewater recently stated in an editorial
that Hitchcock perjured himself when he
took an oath to his alleged circulation.
Wreck on the Xew England Road.
Hautfdrd, Dec. 1. A collisiou bet ween
two freight trains on the Xew F.ogland
railroad took place yesterday at Xewing
ton Junction. Conductor John Fraser,
Kngineer James Lameraux, Fireman
James Warehouse, aud Brakeman Chubb
were all seriously injured. Kngineer
Lameraux had both legs cut off. He is
not expected to live. The others are do
ing well, several cars were wrecked and
the wreckage took fire,
Senator Vilas Starts for Hit Post.
Madison, Wis., Dec 1. United States
Senator Yilas left. nre last evening tor
Washington o tgin his labors iu tbe
upper house of congress. Mra. Vilaj Wud
possibly Misa Mollie Vilas will join him
after Xew Years, but the senator will not
take a hou in Washington .
M c s ntire Bros
Dress Goods Department
Specially Clieap I Jn.s
1 Double fold wool plaids 19c,
were 25c. 1 pattern to each customer.
2 Double fold cushmere, 9c. 1
pattern to each Customer.
3 Cashmeres, 8c. 1 pattern to
.4-Double fold all wool flannels,
1 9c. 1 pattern to each customer.
; icoes, but if you npedVmrt a1
that line, we provrS ?f mg 111
I a BIG BARGAIN - glVe Yt),i
; One case dark prints, rec
price 6c, at ' e
only as long as they last: S
time. None before 9am
lone day, may be longer
, -iii d a. m.
Hock Island. Illinois.
THE LARGEST STOCK OF
Furniture and Carpets
IN THE THREE CITIES,
1525 and 1527
124, 125 and 128
CLEMANN & SALZMANN
ROUND OAK STOVES
-Are tlie I3et.
Why bay the imitations? for all others are only that,
when you can buy the genuine
BECKWITH ROUND OAK
For nearly the same price at
John T. Xoftsker's.
Who has also a fine line of WOOD MANTLES, HEARTHS,
GRATES, ETC. Sole agezt for the celebrated
ACORN AND ALADDEN STOVES AND RANGES.
Cor. Twentieth Street and Third Ave.
THE MOLINE WAGON,
The Moiine Wap Co.,
Manufacturers ol FARM, SPRING AND FREIGHT WAGOl
A'fnll and complete line of Platform and otber Spiirp Vif?T. fl ;:'. ,L
Western trade. ct superior workrjfMt arid fiLit-h. Jnuetr: t' ' -
application. See the MOL1XB WAGON btferc pnKhaf.i-.
THE OLD RELIABLE
. . . i h.iiilsy t'
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Anyone wishing any thing in our line for Thar.a'givieg. will do well i y ; r
MBS. C. MITSCH, 1314 ThirdAve.
ir THE STAB BESTAOMI
tun oort WTnTTTRKNTH SI. ,
. Leav orde-a for Boston bak t beano and brown bread. 1 1 I'P ' n tbt , rK-
o- hand. MEALS AT ALL HOUKS. f '0h d. jfiLUKG818-