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Rock Island ! Daily Argu
VOL XL. NO. 69.
KOCK ISLAND, T1IUKSDAY, JANUAKY 14, 1892.
Slrgl t'oplrr 5 Cents
Per Week IS Cents
To the Hon. Lockless Simpson, Washing
ton, D. C.
Soft---varm---fleecy---full regular made finest
lambs wool hose, have never sold under, and are
splendid value at 50 cents now 23 cents at the
London. Sixty dozen is all there is, and to give all
a chance, quantity is limited to six pair 1-2 a dozen
to each purchaser.
Less than 1-2 price.
Death of an Heir to Great Brit
fHE PRINCE OF WALES' ELDEST SOS
Albert Victor. Duke nt Clarence and
Avondale, Ilics I ntimclv All I-iigland
Joins with the Koval Family in Sorrow
Intense Interest in the News from the
Sickbed iA London 1'nivcrsal Sympa
thy for J3 I'opular Fiance Scenes at
the News Centers of the ;rcat Me
tropolis. London, .Tan. 14. Albert Victor, the
Duke of I larenccand Avondale, son of th?
Prince of Wales, died at, Marlborough
House this inoiiiiii.c. This death makes
Prince George, the '"Sailor Prince," heir to
the Rritidi throne after the Ptiuce cf
I.oxpoN, 14. No improeincnt lias
occurred or i-expected iu the con. lit ion cf
the duke of Clarence. His temperature is
very high anil his breathing very labored
and painful. The
chances of recov
ery, while not
really worse than
certainly are no
lct ter. Everybody
feel for Princess
May, who, with
ail her self-control,
must feel her
more keenly than
any one else. For
three lionrs last
night a dense
nrsct alw-rt vktoh, throng crowded
about the gateway w airing fur the last
bulletin from Siiidriiighani. This bulle
tin contained the information that no im
provement bail been noticed during th'
day. The duke has not lost consciousness,
and seems fully to realize his serious con
dition. He r.sked that Fuller, his valet,
who has taken care of him since he wss a
child, should be summoned. Fuller was
accordingly hurried oiT to Sandringham.
Frinccss of Wales Seriously III.
Ijnst. evetiing it was announceil that the
Princess of Wales was seriously ill,
and fears an; entertained for her life
should the duke of Clarence die. She ha
Hot been strong since the serious illness of
Prince Uow arid this sudden calamity
has completely overwhelmed her.
At latest advices the condition of the
duke of Clarence was reported to be if any
thing bet tcr.
HOW LONDON WATCHED THE NEWS.
Creat Exrltemrnt in the M-tropolii Over
the lllnes of the Prince.
LoNPOK.Jan. 14. An immense crowd of
people surrounded Marlhorrough House ail
yesterday waiting for news from the In
side of the duke of Clarence and Avon-
dale, and anxiously expecting the posting
cf the next bulletin from Sandringbani.
The crowd had gathered to read the morn
ing bulletin, but w hen lh- fact set forth in
it had liccome known the crowd could not
be persuaded to retire, and if was openly
admitted that (he bulletin was so worded
as to leave no doubt that- the worst was to
ho feared very taunt. Hundreds of people
would not be satisfied with reading the
news and insisted upon having the news
confirmed by personal inquiry at thedoors
of Marlborough House.
Sad igil for His Mother,
The Princess of Wales, who is said to
have been in constant attendance mon
her son since the moment she was in
formed that his illness was of a dangerous
nat tire, is reported to be prostrated with
grief and fatigue. She tenderly nursed the
sick prince night and day until yesterday
morning her st rotigth is s.ii.1 to have a.1
most completely given way under the
strain she has Wen subjected to. In fact.
t bo princess may soon be cotilitied to her
bed utih's she immediately takes muc h
needed rct. The Prince of Wales has also
show n much attention to Lis suffering; son.
and the Princess May of Teck has not left
the palace from t he hour t lie voung prince's
condition was announced to be serious.
Hif Queen Kept Informed.
A constant stream of telegrams and other
messages of sympathy is pouring iu at
Marlborough House and being filtered into
Sandringham palace. The queen is in
formed every hour a to the condition of
the sick prince, and was much disturbed
by the news of vest onlay. Prayers for the
prince's recovery were offered Tuesday
night in a tiutnlier of churches in this city
and throughout the country. The congre
gations were hurriedly called together by
special summons issued by the clergy, and
lunnv other public expressions of grief and
sympathy with the royal family have
taken place among the loyal subjects of
her majesty. A uunilicr of social enter
tainments which were to have taken place,
have been indefinitely postponed.
BOTH CLASSES AND MASSES ANXIOUS.
Knglishmen of All Condit ions Show Sym
pathy The l"rinccs "May."
At 1 o'clock an immense crowd bad
gathered aljout the gates of Marltiorough
House, the prince of Wales' London resi
dence. As soon as the bulletins from
isandringhain hall were received by tele
graph they were posted on the gates. The
crowd was composed of people of all kinds
and condition and expressions of ihe
deepest regret were openly made lor all
members of the royal family who were
threatened with the death of one of thir
number. A large numlicr of workingnien
were interspersed among the crowd and
they were especially noticeable for their
liearing of deep respect and sy uipat h y.
The Sick Man Fiance a Favorite.
There in no denying the fact that the en
gagement of the duke of Clarence and
Avondale to Princess Victoria Mary of
Teck, IVincess "May," as she is affection
ately called, ha endeared Lim to the hearts
ef the English jicople, more particularly
those of the working classes, with whom
Princess May has always been a favorite
because cf her kind and unassuming man
ner and her many charitable deeds. For
her, in the sudden and intense sorrow that
has come to her. there is nothing but 1ot
and syrqpatny. women especially tried to
cheer each other with the hope that tb
duke would soon show a change fort-be.
better, and that his marriage to the well
beloved princess.though it may be delayed,
will eventually take place.
Stock Speculators in a Fever.
Hundreds of people seem to have spent
the day in driving a!ut from one swell
club to another anxiously asking for tht
latest information received from Sandring
rtam. In all places where news tickers
Were to lie found crowds of people gath
ered, and there they remained chatting
over the news and apparently resolved to
stay about the news, distributing instru
ments until tht- sorst or the best is made
known, speculators in stock were in a
a state of feverish uncertainty as to what
course to adopt under the cinunistances
Opinions differed widely as tothe influence
the nrince's death Would have upon the
IN THE IOWA LEGISLATURE.
The Deadlock Still Continues in the Sen
ate Caucus Nominees.
Dks Moinks, la., .Tan. 14. The. senate
held but a brief session yesterday morn
ing. As soon as the journal had been read
and approved Senator Par rot t moved to
Adjourn for the day, giving as a reason
that the State Agricultural society was in
seisi ji in the city and that many of the
senators desired to attend the annual
meeting. A roll call lx'ing demanded on
the motion, the Democrats voted soiidly
against it, and with the vote of Kngle and
BiowcrJ defeated it.
The ( hair Sustained.
A ballot was then taken for secretary.
Cliff received twenty -four votis. Urower
refusing to vote. The. chair dec ided there
was no election, and from this decision
Senator Finn appealed He evidently
made this movement without consultation,
for the vote showed but six senators will
ing to go on record against the ruling of
their lieutenant governor that the senate
could not. elect its chief officer with only
twenty-four senators voting.
ltoth Fartics in Caucus
Hot h parties went into secret caucus at
once. The Democrats appointed a com
mittee consisting of Senators Uolter,
Shields, Cleveland, Schmidt and Yeomans,
to take their case in hand and decide upon
the course to pursue and to make the fight
upon t he floor. In the Hepublican caucus
lirower was absent because he w ill not
agree to make any trade with Kngle, and
Catch and others are of t he same mind.
It was decided to drop Kngle.
Nominated state Officials.
The Republican joint caucus of the
house and senate renominated McMillan
for warden of the Fort Madison peniten
tiary by acclamation, and I'. W. Madden,
of Clay county, for warden at Anamosa,
and G. H. Ragsdale and Otto Xelson for
state printer and state binder on the first
lallot. The Republicans have a majority
on joint ballot, and will elect these.
Captured Two liars of liullion.
Phokmx, A. T., Jan. 14. A lone high
wayman held up the Florence and Glole
.ta ov-ar Riverside. He did not touch
the mail, but secured a Wells Fargo box
and two bars of bullion. The highway
man is supposed to be the same one who
robbed a stage near the same place about
ten days ago, and when the Wells-Fargo
lwx was also stolen. There is litt le chance
of following the rohbcr,ns a blinding snow
The Witnesses Knew Nothing.
Ia ksonvim.e. Fla., .Ian. 14 At a trial
here Kditors H. V. Sevier, of The Kvening
Telegram, a. id Renjamin Han i-ou -were
acquitted of the charge- of accepting and
sending a challenge to fight a duel. The
witnesses all "knew nothing." and pleaded
protection nndcr the constitution, as their
own testimony would criminate them
selves. The Weather We May Lxpecl.
Washinc.ton, .Ian. 14 The following are
the weather hiun.-ntions tor twentv-four
hours from s p. in. est.-rdav. For Indiana
Clearing, slight:)- warm T weather: northerly
winds. For Lower Michigan - Clearing vea;h
er: northerly winds. Kor I'p-K-r Michigan
UeiKrally fair w. ather; cohier by tonight in
the western portion: westerly winds. Kor
Wisconsin tieneraliy fair weather; colder by
tonight in northwestern por: iou: northwester
ly winds. For Iowa General! . fair weitnar;
colder by to nisMit: northwest lly winds.
Nebraska Alliance Convention.
I.lM'ol.v. Neb... Ian. 14. The report of the
committee on resolutions engaged the at
tention of the state Farmers' Alliance for
most of the day. Some of the planks that
have been passed upon are as follows:
Askinsr for the free coinage of silver; mak
ing contracts payable in money and defin
ing money to be nnthiual bank noter,
grtf n backs, gold or silver; calling for the
abolition of the free railroad pass; also for
a usury law. with l per cent, interest as a
maximum and penitent iary term for its
violation, and a maximum freight bill;
also givinir government control of railways,
telegraphs, telephones, and coal mines.
The follow ing officers were elected: J. H.
Pinters, president; W. A. Poynter, vice
president; . H. Thompson, secretary.
This closes the active work, of the conven
tion. tan- of Anarchists Fnt-arthetl.
Lomk.n. .Ian. 14. The Hritish police
seem, beyond a doubt, to have unearthed a
dangerous gang of anarchssts who, con
nected with Kuropcan associations holding
similar views, have been for a long time
pjist engau'iil fn the manufacture of explo
sive bombs and in the spread of anarchist
literature. Several have been arrested,
among them John Jiorlatto, and a quan
tity of anarchist literature has lieeii seized,
as will as bombs and other preparations
of the "rusourrcs of civilisation."
Hoicn a 4'oiiflitlonal Candidate.
Di:s Moini-s. Ia.. .Ian. 14. The Durnc
crasic stat central committee held a
meeting here Tuestlay night n consider
the question of presenting the name cf
Governor Boies to the national convention
as a candidate for president. It was unan
imously agreel, unless hartuony was se
cured in New York, tomake a strongeffort
to secure the nomination for trovernor
Cloe ali tor a I'assrnpcr Train.
MOKRISTOWN, Term., .Ian. 11 ThebricLe
of the Western North Carolina branch of
the East Tennsce. Virginia and Georgia
railwayat I.advale,Tenn.,overthe French
Ilroad river, was washed away about Jl
o'clock yesterday. The westbound pa.-sa.i-ger
train had just passed over the biid;:e
when the accident happened.
Frank Hnra n was inaugurated governot
Two nuns were badly bunted in a con
vent lire at Montreal.
This winter is said to be the worst th
Russian peasants have had in 100 years.
Zanesville. O., clergymen have pledgad
themselves not to officiate atSumlay- funer
als. The S. M. York p iwer block, in Cleve
land. was dest roved by lire; total loss, (140,
OK). Ohio and Rhode Islanil are the only
states where governors have no veto
United States Minister Lincoln, at Lon
don, has been ill with the grip, a mild at
A disastrous lxilcr explosion occurred at
Iron wood, Mich., killing one man and in'
jilt ing several.
The number of immigrants arriving.,
the barue oioiv in evv York during 1891
was 4-to,ss4. of these 7'.i,4'.h; were C.er
mans. Samuel Sichel, a New York sale.-uian,
having been informed that he would
eventually lose his eye-ight, ended his life
with a bullet in his brain.
The foundering of the Chinese steamer
Namchow is reported from Hong Kong.
Every one of the 414 persons mi board is
said to have l-cii drowned.
An herb peddier has bee n selling a rem
edy for t'.a ;:; i;i .;; 1 'it t-li;rg. and as the
result of taking it Jehu Donnelly and twe
daughters have been poisoned. hey wlil
Referring to Simpson's proposed investi
gation of the agricultural department Sec
retary Rusk says he is w illing, and inti
mates that Simpson has a whole lot to
learn about that department.
Chief Engineer Mi !!. Sweeney, of the
Plant, line steamer Mascott. was caught
in the licit of a dynamo at Key West, Fla.,
and throw u so violently that a heavy brass
knob was driteti into his thigh. He died
iu three hours.
Papers are being served on the settlers
on the Des Moines river lands in Iowa, the
United Slates supreme court h.ningde
cided that the lauds do not belong to the
settlers, souie ol whom have been oa them
for tweiit v vears.
t il il'HSII.
t'niv Ai;o, .tan. 13.
Following Were the quotations on the board
of trade t-i-lay: Wheat .lat.u:ir. opened
K"Uj:., closed SK ; February, opened St$ir
closed SV-ie; y, opened Hl4 eioMsl Wc.
Corn January, opened :t-?!f-. closed :ts'.cf Feb
ruary, opened o!e. dosed iiJi1-!: May, oiaued
41c, closed 41 Oats-January, opened and
closed -"-'c; February, opened aud closed
a'K-c: SIa. opened ;;ie, closed Sltje. I'ork
January, oj eiii-d fl closiil $11.40; May.
opened Sll.KT'-v. cltseJ J11.7.V 1 Jird - .'aau-.
ary, o;ni-l rt.-V, closed J6j.T;;.
Live stock I'rie-s at the I'nion stock yards
today ratiKil as follows: llogs Market
aetiv packers and shippers buying frottly.
l'igs in liyrht lot.-, sold at .V; lecl.no-, wbil
heavy lots sold at .V advance: sales rangvd at
jLSVe4.lW rias. $aoa.4.05 Uht. $:(.wti3i..
riiiichpackr.c. fS!.V 4.'-v mixecl. and J4.'J5i34Jf "
heavy packing and shipping lots.
Cattle Market moderately active on local
aud shipping acconnt. but fee lintc rather .
owinif to birire supply: prices 5(.7.1oc lower:
quotations ranu-'-d at S-Vt';C5.70 choice to e
tra sbippini stei-rs, Jt.axift.'.W pool to choice!
do, $:i.ftKfj V-y fair to oo l, $i.tn,5;l..V) comuion
fti medium tin, $2.'h;!."1.ijiI buteheni steers,
ft: 3Krt.2.?5 i-to kers, i-' :H.,T2 1 Texas steers,
$2.4pKT,.5 f...lirs. f l on.i-i.sn cows.
Jj:l.ii bulis a id fj.i" .i.ii.'J vonl calves.
Sheep- Market fairly active aud prices rulsil
5c lower: qitc.tations ranged nt Sl.75it5.8t
westerns, s;1.T."pu ' ii na;ies, aud St.jOigil.."
lYodure; Hntter Fancy separ:tir, 31' 6
71c per lb; dairies, f.ir.ey fresh, paok
inii st'xk. fresh, 1 in IV. Ks'gs-Fresh can
dlinl, loss on", jx-r do7.: ii-e-ho.-a- stock, lt
17c. Dri-sscd iKMiltry- Spring chickens, poor'
Ri8c""f lh: froi"! to choice, Ud-; ducks, tM
lie; iose, 7-r lik-; turkeys, choice, lie; fair to
pood. 111 1.1'iUj.-; n.sjr. KiiMc. l'titatoes Ifeb
rous, artJtJc sr iiu: Unrbanka. Xii&ter, Hoae,
&);-? for wHii; lVeriejvs. ;ii)a-w for si.Hsl: com
mon to Ksr miveil lots, 8ij:J.V. tWevt po
tatoes, Illinois. S1.5!i ii per bbl. Apples
Coininon. fl.Ji i !.." s;r bhl: good, f 1.7-k fancy,
iiito Craulierries C,io Cod, $;..V I 7.HI par
bill: Jerseys, io.rsi.'ii.ini.
Nkw York. Jan. 13.
Wheat - No. re.1 winter ensh, Sl.'tJi: Feb
ruary. l.(t: April, fl.lliU-Tj 1.0-3',; May, Sd.ft.
Corn -No. i mix -d cash. iWc; January, fiic:
Foliruary. .Me: March. Ml.-; May, ,c. Oats
(Juiet, hui t-teudy : No. mixc.l e;ish, ;)4.(9?4ii
May. ;rrv.-. r.yc-lhi'.l and weaV: '.K'rrHHc lot
whole raimc: state. sije ilelivered. Harliy
bteaiy; to-rowe 1 htate. : No. 2 Mil wuukm
quoted at JifrTao. I'ork Steady and mod
erately act ivc: ine-s, $!'.7.V-t.li'.7S. Lard Quiet
Januiiry, i: fti; February, i'UVi; Mar. h, S4.71.
Live Stock: Catti-Tra iiiii; extremely dull
and slow for all frrados and prices fell o.f life
jier 1J iis: pisiro-t to best nttivo steers. JAW
jt.7' ir lii lbs: bulls and dry con-s, flP"
;i.4. heep and lnmlH Sheep. stS;n!y; 1 nibx
dull at a rcdiic tioa of 1 ic per lb: sh. p, 0Vj
U--i jier lm !!.: iazn-'S. sn.n1y7.111 Ho;s- Som-
ntitia l t-ady; live hogs. $3.'.i:i 4.M ii
J luu lb-.
1:1 making lard ails a machine is in use
! by which one mau with one boy as tender
i can produce as many as was formerly prov
liuceti by '-en skilled un-ii.
ABLATES 6 CO.
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