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ock Island Daily Arqtt
WL. XL- NO, 39.
KOCK ISLAND, WEDNESDAY, I ECEMBER 9, 1891. TEX PAH LS.
I Single Copies 5 Cent
I Per Week ISM Cent
All Dressed Up in their Holiday Clothes.
ew Stock.-ftlew Men.-New Capital
ERE TO STAY AND BETTER THAN EVER.
FEB NEW LONDON CLOTHING CO.,
WI1X START THE HAI.Ii ROLLING.
Men s Overcoats at a bargain.
WOKTH $ O
Storm Overcoat?, - - $ 5 00 for $ 190 J
Chinchilla Overcoats, - - 7 50 " 3.00
Dress Box Overcoats, - - 10 00 " 6 0o q
Dress Overcoat', all Shades, the Crown, 15.00 9.78 3
Irish Frieze Overcoats. - - 18.00 " 1150 Cfi
Mens Overcoats at a bargain.
en s Suits at a bargain.
") Elegant Suits, Sacks and Cutaways,
CO Elegant Dress Suits, in Many Styles,
h jsuits'eold the world over,
U J s
h ? Genuine lailor-Made Suits,
$ 6.C0 for
12 00 "
Mens Suits at a bargain.
Mens Pants at a bargain.
All Wool Pants,
Dress Pants, Wool and Worsted,
" 100 i
" 2.50 :
Mens Pants at a bargain.
I Furnishing Goods at a bargain, i
3-Ply Linen Collars,
Wire Buckle Suspender?,
$0 15 for $002J
.25 " .09 fD
,50 " .18
$100 to 1.25 "
Furnishing Goods at a bargain.
CRISP'S HARD TASK.
The Difficult Job of Construct
ing House Committees.
MILLS TO BE LEADEB ON THE FL00B
fAn immense line of Boys and Children's
Clothing almost at YOUR OWN PRICE
For the Holiday Trade at the ONE PRICE
jSJew London QMKm& Company.
p- S. We have yet about $12,000 worth of goods of the former stock, odds and ends, to
which we will continue to apply die knife until disposed of.
Springer or Holman Likely to Hend the
Appropriation and Bland the Coinage
Speculations as to Other Chairman
ships The Question of Kales Demo
cratic National Committee to Meet
Jan. 21 Resume of Senate and House
Proceedings The Anti-Sub-Treasary
Men Official Notes.
Washington-, Dec. 9. As soon as the
speakership contest had been settled the
members began to speculate as to the
probable formation of the hoiice commit
tees by Speaker Crisp. As Mills was the
chief competitor of Crisp for the speaker
ship, the chairmanship of the ways and
means committee will probably be ajjain
offered to the Texas member, though if
s-me of the ardent supporters of the suc
cessful candidate could have their way it
is said they would recommend tbe.'appoint
ment of a northern man as the head of the
most important committee of the house.
The Other Southern Members.
It is generally conceded that McMillin
of Tennessee, Breckinridge of Arkansas,
"Wilson of West Virginia, and Turner of
Georgia, will be the southern men likeiy
to-in part compose the ways and means
committee, but it is possible that one of
these may be dropped should Mills be
come the chairman, and by virlue of the
position, leader of his party on the floor.
Tho first committee to be named by the
speaker will be that on rules. It is
thought that Springer of Illinois, or IIol
mau of Indiana, will I one of the mem
bers of this committee, Kither Mills or
McMillin will likely be another Demo
cratic member of the committee.
What the Kules Committee May Do.
It is conceded that ex-Speaker Reed
will be one of the Republican members of
the committee on rules and either Bur
rows of Michigan or Henderson of Iowa
will stand a fair chance of being named.
The speaker will of course be the other
member of the rules committee. The
talk as to changes in the rules is such that
at this early stage no one can say what
may be done. The prevailing sentiment
among Democrats is that tne party lead
ers will favor a return to a code some
thing like that which governed the body
when the Democrats were last in power.
Speculations as to Chairmanships.
There is some talk of either Springer or
Holman for the chairmanship of the ap
propriations committee. Other specula
tions include the following chairmanships
of leading house committees:
Agriculture, Hatch: postoflices and post-
roHds, Hlount of tleorsia; naval itffairs. Her
bert of Alabama; public lands, Holman of
Indiana, or McK.ic of Arknnsas; invalid jk-c-sions.
Martin of Indiana; fori ik" affair. Mc
creary of Kentucky, or t'hijunaii of Michigan;
libor, Tarsuey of Missouri, or Shivcly of ln-
The chairmanship of the committee on
coinage will be carefully considered, but
the talk is that the speaker will probably
again appoint Bland.
In Senate and House.
Washington, l'ec. 9 Iu thetsenate
yesterday the oath was administered to
Dubois of Idaho and t ail of Honda, in
both of whose cases a contest is pending,
and the papers in the cases were sent to
the privileges and elections committee.
The vice president laid a number of de
partment reports before the senate, and
then that body wailed for the honse to or
ganize, notification of which was received
at -:35. A few minutes before
3 p. m the house committee
to wait, on the president nppeared.
iiined the senate committee and proceed
ed to the White House, and the joint com
mittee reporting that the president would
communicate to congress today, the
The house organized by electing the
Democratic caucus nominees, and Crisp
tunica brief address. The selection of
e its ami appoint meat of a committee to
wait on the president was the only other
business ot tended to.
committee met here yesterday attended
of the following: Hon. A. E. Stevenson,
of Illinois, as proxy for E. XI. Phelps; J.
J. Richardson, ot Iowa; Senator Carlisle
as proxy for Heurv Watterson; Arthur S.
Wall, of Maine; D. J. Camp.iu, of Michi
gan, as proxy for C. M. Barnes; Governor
Francis, of Missouri, as proxy for J. G.
Prather; A. W. Sulloway, of Xew Hamp
shire; Miles Ross, of New Jersey; W. i
Sheebsn, of New York; C. S. Br!ce, of
Ohio; James Kerr, of Pennsylvania, as
the chairman of the state committee; B,
F. Looney, of Tennessee; Hiram Atkins,
of Vermont, and John L. Mitchell, of
Wisconsin. Ex-Postmaster General Don
M. Dickinson, was a privileged and inter
ested spectator at the meeting. The full
committee meeting to decide on time and
place for the national convention was
called for Jan. 21 in this city.
The Boyd-Thayer Case.
VTAsniXGTOS, Dec. 9. The Boyd-Thayer
case, involving the question of title to the
office of governor of Nebraska, and of citi
zenship on the part of Boyd, came up for
argument in the federal supreme court
yesterday. The question at issue is as to
whether or not Boyd was a citizen of the
United States at the date of elecAm. J.
C. Cowin appeared for Boyd, anaargued
that his client became a citizen by virture
of the admission of Nebraska as a state.
Thayer wa3 represented by Join F. Dil
lon, who argued that Boyd was not a cit
izen. The llemocratlc Senators.
Washington, Dec. 0. Senators Gorman
aud Faulkner were unanimously re elect
ed chairman and secretary respectively of
the Democratic senatorial caucus at a
meeting of the Democratic senators yes
terday. A committee was appointed to
fill the vacancies in the minority repre
sentation upon the various committees,
after which the caucus adjourned with
out considering any other matters what
ever. Will Wait for the President's Message.
Washington, Dec. . A meeting of
Italians was to have been held here Mon
day night to take action rela'.ive to the
World's fair, but it did not take place.
Dr. Verdi said yesterday, in explanation
of the fact that the meeting was not held,
that it was considered the better course
for Italians to wait and find out the feel
ing of the president and congress about
the recent New Orleans trouble.
Secretary Foster's Condition,
Washington, Dec. 9 Secretary Foster
continued to improve during yesterday.
The symptoms of his case tended to indi
cate typhoid fever, but these have, in a
measure, disappeared. Ia his weak con
dition should typboid set in the worst is
The Alliance in the House.
Washington, Dec. 9 At he election of
speaker yesterday the Alliance men nomi
nated atson of Georgia, and in the bal
ot he got eight votes.
WAS A DEADLY CRASH.
ANTI-SUB TREASURY ALLIANCE.
Its National Convention Indefinitely
Postponed by Keiuest.
Washington, Djc. 9. W. S. McAllis
ter, of Mississippi, cnatrman ot tue na
tional executive committee of the ami
sub-treasury Alliance, who has been mak
ing a tour of the states where his party is
strongest, found awaiting him ujion his
return to Washington letters from his
fellow committeemen requesting him to
postpone the dat for a convention called
to meet at Memphis, Tcnn., Dec In. The
call was issued from Indianapolis after a
long debate upon the refusal of the
Alliance supreme council to receive the
protest of the anti-sub-treasury party. It
had previously been determined, in the
event of such action by the supreme conn
cil, to perfect a distinct organization with
e object of "restoring the rarmers Alii'
aca to its original state of fidelity to its
Waiting on the National Alliance.
The request was acted on by Chairman
McAllister, who last night issued a no
tice to members of the anti-sub-treasury
Alliances, informing them that "in obe
dience to urgent requests from many
members of the anti-mb-treasury Alii
ance. the convention called to meet at
Memphis, Tenn., Dec 6, is hereby post'
poned to a date to be hereafter deter
mined." The reasons given for this
action by Mr. McAllister are these
When the call was issued the supreme
council had taken no action on the third
party qnestion. Subsequently it an
pointed ten ty-flve delegates to the third
party conference set lor i-eb. J.1 at St.
Louis, Mo. Notwithstanding this action
the national Alliance leaders are denying
that it is their purpose to turn the farm
ers' Alliance into a political party. The
result of the St. Louis convention will de
termine their purpose in rtie premises
hence the propriety of postponing our na
The Democratic Executive.
T ASAIXGTOX, Dec 91 he executive
committee of the Democratic national
NOT MUCH OF A WAR.
That Indian Uprising Doesn't Seem to
ST Paul, Minn., Dc. 9. -A dispatch
was received at the military headquarters
here yesterday from Miles City, Mont.,
stating that troops had left Ft. Keogh
for Tongue River agency to quell an up
rising cf the northern Cheyenne Indians.
Inanity at the headquarters revealed the
face that instead ot an ii prising, a little
trouble bad been experienced in effecting
the arrest of some Indians who bad killed
cattle off the reservation. One was ar
rested, the other got away to the hills.
No serious trouble is anticipated, and
everything is quiet.
A Singing Evangelist Goes Craay.
Sandwich, 'Mass., Dec 9. Clifton Den
nis, a well-known singingevangelist from
Chicago who has been holding revivals in
New England the past year, arrived on- -expectedly
Monday night at the residence
of a relative. Later, with nothing on but
a night garment, he walked to the resi
dence of a neighbor, where he broke down
the fence and frout door. He was ar
rested with difficulty and is now nnder
guard, a raving maniac. He will proba
bly be committed to an asylum.
Dr. (iraVfV Tiial l&egilu.
DENVtn. D.c. 9 The liial of Dr.
Graves for the alleged poisoning of Mrs.
Baruaby began yesterday morning in
earnest. The audience that assembled
was unusually large, tho coutt room be
ing crowded, the halls filled and disap
pointed spectators who were refused ad
mittance extending in long lines down
the stairway intojihe court yard below.
District Attorney Stevens made the open
iug speech for the prosecution, and the
takiug of testimony was begun.
A stinted Her Husband to Die.
MARYSVILLE.Cal., Dec. 9. Aresident of .
a small miking camp known as Foster's
B.ir, named Sim Nourette, attempted su
icide a few days ago by taking strychnine.
The poisou not. acting fast enough he
asked bis wife to 'put an end to his suffer
ings, accordiug to her story, by shooting
him. hdidsoa'and subsequently noti
fied a neighbor ot his death, and asked
him to help her cremate the body. The
latter refused and informed the authori
ties. She has been arretted.
A Collision at West Plains, Mo Five
Dead and Ml Dying.
W Kst PLAINS, Mo., Dec. a. Asa con
struction train on the Kansas City, Fort
Scott and Minneapolis road was backing
into the yards here it was run into by an
extra freight train going towards Spring
field. In the caboose of the construction
train were thirty-four men, five of whom
were killed aud ntarly a scote wounded.
several fatallv. Malt McNamara, Pat
Lavin, and Albert Miller are three of the
killed; two unknown. The scene that
followed the collisiou was horrible. Not
one of the thirty-four men in the caboose
of the construction traiu escaped injury.
Many neighboring farmers were quickly
on the scene, aud did everything iu their
power to aid the injured. At 2 o clock
yesterday morning tloseofthe injured
who could be removed were taken to the
bisters hospital at K tecott.
Name of Other Victims.
One of the wounded, Ben Martin, died
yesterday mnruing, and of the wouuded
the following are almost certainly fatally
hurt: John Foley, M.-ttt Harrison, James
Davis, Ike Garner, Charles Laughery aud
James Wilson. Among those seriously in
jured.but who will recover, are: Mike Mur
phy, George Miner, James Daly, B. Nel
son, John Dtiulan, Thomas Council, Chris
Weiss, Peter Pignes, Hugh Shinlev. Fred
Butler, Press Bryant, Oscar Divis, James
Connor. James Mack, E L. Conkling,
and S. E. Wall. The wreck was caused
by a misunderstanding of train orders by
the conductor and engineer of the con
WITH A STUDENT.
Case llefore an English Court
An Old Law Ilevived.
London, Dec 9. Ia the court of queen's
beuch yesterday counsel representing the
family of a girl named Daisy Hopkins
applied for the granting of a decree nisi
calling upon the vice chancellor of Cam
bridge university to show cause why a
writ of habeas corpus should not be is
sued in the case of Miss Hopkins who, it
was claimed, was illegally imprisoned in
the Spinning house by order of the vice
The Application Cranted.
The latter imprisoned Miss Hopkins un
der the provisions of an old university
law which gave him power to so punish
a girl for walking with a student in the
university. Counsel for Miss Hopkins
claimed that there was no offense known
to the law as that of walking in thestreels
with a university student, and theconrt
ordered that the rule nisi be issued and
made returnable on 1 nday next.
The Tosse Seems to Have "iot Him "
Birmingham, Ala., Dec. The dead
body of Ed Voting, the notorious Marion
county moonshiner, has been found in the
woods with several bullets in it. Young
is the man who shot and killed Deputy
United states Marshal Osborne two
weeks ago, aud fled with a shower of bul
lets after him fryru Osborne's posse.
Chicago Dec 8.
Following were the quotations on the board
of trade to-day: Wheat December, opened
tt.?C closed January, opened 934;,
closed TO'gc; May, opened mWjc, closed 89c.
t.'orn December, opeucd 4i)ic, closed Sio;
January, opened 44c, close 1 41?8C; May, .
opened lar, closed t4C Oats December,
opeuei closed 3-m-: January, opened
3ijc, closed J:?io; May, evened 33J6c, closed
Sis?. 1'orK December, opened and closed
fs.4,,; January, opened 1 11.31, closed 11JS.
May, opened fll.S). clo-ed fll.674. Lard
Deceiniier, oicned and closed f.li).
Live Stock Prices at the I'niou Stock yards
ranged as follows: Hogs Market active
ou packing and shipping account; feeling
firm and irir-es lu&loc higher: sales
ranged at -.'.S .(3:1.45 pis, J53 S0 light,
s:t.Toa'i t roituu packing. f3.7iX2t.tiO mixed,
and ja.'.tiitl.l.') heavy packing aul shipping
Cattle Market only moderately active
ami prices easy at the rwent decline;
quotation-! f rauired at J3.yi(i8.:Jj chtte
to extra thippu": steer., T.-0(t.i.83 good
to choice do. 44ii3"i.lil fair to good. 3.0v)
i 4.1' common to uie.tium do, $3.ftJ&,4.25 butch
ers' steers. $l.S.'i&2.&) sto.-kers, SilWaAOi
Texans. $2.4u4 rangrs. $2.5 feed
ers. l..il)ii..i:i rows, il.-'ad.'.'.Ti bulls, and Ji2i
(toJ.'5 veal cnives
Sheep Market rather active anl price
well loaiutaine i: notation ranged at S3.-riU'(a
4.T. westei ns, '!. bt U1 uut ives, and $3.5ilp5.25
l'roduee: 1 '.utter Fancy term rat or, 20c per
lb:dniric-, fancy, fre-li. S13-'x" IMU'kinn stock,
fresh, M-i I x.-. Kggs Krpjh caniileiL lci off,
S4V,i--'C per do.-.; ice house stock, Tt&&19)c
Live poultry Old hens, tic i-r lo: spruit;, To;
awl ers, 4e: mixed turkeys, U$lUc;
ducks, mixed. He: trcese, JVt'ti'Ail per dos.
Potatoes Home fro-vn, 4 lit'i'ie per sack; Wis
consin ana .Miciiicu, coiutuoa to iair, e;
go.Kl t" choice, :vV:fcv. per bu: fcw-t potatoes.
Illinois. S-'.nn-'.i'i per bal: Jerseys. SJ.50!.T5.
fancy, $:.t':i-t.'-'5. Apples-Common, H.ji
l.ii" per bill; B ioJ. SI.Ti - O l; c'.ri.i to fancy,
t-'.iiLii.2.i. i rati berries ip- Co.'. ;7 ."sfci
B.5H per bbl; ;i.:r b x. Jersays iH-Dt
Ni.w Yo::x. Dec. S.
Wheat No. - red wiliu-r cash, ft.'.-, De
cember, (l.tVi,-; Ja'iuary. Febru
ary. &!.!. lorn -No. - mixed cash. 6c;
lice-ember, u"i ; January. &' ... Oats iUil:
No. mixed lasti, 41' ttl-:y: December,
4i':c. Rye Kuli; $l.t:ul.u5 wholo rancre.
Barley Steady; No. - Milwaukee. 7J4.oJt.-.
Pork Sl-; new mess, ja.7 ifc"Hi.7". Larl
Wuiet: January, Si.t; February, ti.G5.
Live Stock; Cattle -Market froi. but no
trading in tiecves: dre-sed beef; steady; na
tive tid'-s. 7fr!'tij; per lb. Sheep and Lambs-
beer, firm; laiults, advanced per lb; sheep.
t.ltlai.Ta per H lbs yanibs. iO.Otia&Uni.
Hos Nominally steady; live hogs, J3.ftHJ4.UU
pi 10J 11.
War Cloud in South America.
SAN Fbancisco, Dec. . Paul Bergner,
American agent for the Krupps, says lie
has a cablegram from the Krupps In
forming him that there is likely to be war
between Chili and Argentine, ordering
him to Valparaiso.
'PUREST jVND BEST,
AT LESSTHAN r
THE PRICE OF OTHER BRANDS.
50LP I N. CAtiS JDN