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Rock Island Daily Argus.
liVOL, XL. NO. 187.
HOCK ISLAND, WEDNESDAY, JUNE 1,
Single Copies S Cent
Per Week ISM Cent
Cleveland Men of New York
Go on Record.
WILL TAKE THEIE CASE TO CHICAGO
Bat Will Support the Ticket Nominated
There A Full Contenting Delegation
Nominated and a Declaration of Prin
ciples Adopted Electors .f the Feb
ruary Convention Kndorned Mineap-
oils Convention Men Flitting Through '
Chicago and What They Say of the 1
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on by Authority.
SYRALU.-.K, X. Y., June 1. Conspicuous,
small as she is, anions the d-Ieirates to the I
"anti-snap" Democratic convention
Uhieh met in Alliambra rink vesterdav
fat Dr. Mary Walker, in brown frock coat
King, of Minneapolis; ex-Governor John
H. Gear, of Iowa; National Committee
man A. L. Conger, of Ohio; General Hor
ace S. Clark, of Mattoon and Colouel
Sword, sergeant at-arnis of the Xational
What They Said Briefly Told.
Sabin said Blaine was the man to nom
inate; Hatton wouldn't talk; O'Brien said
Harrison would get there; Lowry and
Kinj talked of how Minneapolis would
spread herself entertaining the conven
tion, and said the city was not nominating
any candidate; Swords talked of tha con
vention chairmanship, naming McKinley
and Cullom as possibilities; Thurston
was still for Blaine; Allen was for Alger;
Conger was for Blaine, as was Henry C.
Paine, of Milwaukee, who arrived later.
Clmktinn Arrive at Chicago.
General Clarkson's party arrived at the
Grand Pacific at 6:30. The rotunda al
most echoed with Blaine enthusiasm,
Clarkson being the only one who made
even a nild endeavor to conceal it. Sev
eral adjoining rooms on the parlor floor
were assigned to them and in one of them
and trous -rs. The rink was bier, but full of
delegates and interested spectators, who 1 Mr. Clarkson at once locked himself up
enthusiatically cheered John D. Kernan. ! wit-1 the committeemen present. It was
W m. R. Grace, Chas. S. Fairchild and other
leaders tt the movement as they appeared,
rumored that n tiImti wac imila. 1 .1
tion to nominate Blaine and Alwr. but
The temporary and permanent organiza
tions were quickly made Kernan being both
temporary and permanent chairman. In his
opening speech Kernan said that the con
vention represented kiO.OOO voters of New'
York and claimed that under the rules of
the party this convention ji as right in I
protesting against the action of the state
Clarkson denied that anything was dont
except to talk over the convention ar
A Significant Gnarantee.
VPTifle Clarkson was closeted with the
committeemen J. Sloat Fassett, of New
York, did the talking outside. When
Clarkson appeared he offered to guarantee
1111 mat r asuett hart said, and this is what
committee and the February convention. I uJTl -ul am tar. BIajnea.nd be'
...... , : I lieve that be will be nominated. The sec
A S.istake and a Crime. ond name ou tJje ticke(. thftt Qf fl
In one part of his speech he said: "The western man and a soldier. New York is
February convention was a mistake from for Blaine." He further said that Blaine
every standpoint; in some respects it was ' would not write another letter like that
a crime, indictable at Chicago. Xo one lo Clarkson. "rrankly, I think station
wiwicnn uLieutpieu lo nut me party
in a hole by such a device as a February
convention. At that season of the year
caucus material is scarce, and generally
confined to the bad quality that does some
one's bidding." The election of Si8 was
ery is scarce in the Blaine mansion just
at present. Mr. Blaine's next letter will be
one of acceptance."
For Harrison or Nobodv.
The advance guard of the Indiana dele-
gation passed through the city last even
ing en route to Minneapolis. General
o uiicr aim mose 01 iswu ana iwue John C. New remained behind Ininin
the first fruits of Cleveland's tariff mes-1 terview Delegate R. R. Shiel said that the
sage. Kernan's speech was cheered wildly delecation would stand
all through. A committee was appointed , son, though the convention went into
to name delegates at-large, and during the eternal deadlock. They would never con-
usual recess this business was transacted
as well as the naming of district dele
gates. The Delegates-at-Large.
At the afternoon session the delegates-at-large
were announced as predicted in
these dispatches yesterday Frederick R.
Coudert, Altx E. Orr, David C. Robinson I
and Mayor Bishop. A full list of district I
delegates was also announced and then the
fer with the anti-Harrison men under any
circumstances. They were for Harrison
MORRISON DROPS INTO POLITICS.
Be Says He Will Not, but He Does Ail
Peoria, Ills., June 1. The Journal pub
lishes nn int-rview with I vl ..1 TVil li v
uvtitiia in-iu ailllUUULTU OllU I.UCU lUV " - - ...... - '""i'v . . i iinnut
resolutions committee reported. At the ! Morrison, who was here yesterday. "I am
reading of the Cleveland plank the con-' not talking politics, you know," he re
vention went wild with enthusiasm. The J markedashe waitedforhis train "I'm will
delegates stood on chairs and yelled their ing to do almost anything, but I don't
delight and approval, and the same scene I . . i . . .. 1 "
was enacted over the closing clause de- ! chat on that subject." Then after
daring allegiance to the action of the Chi- conversation atjo the. lterstate law
cago convention. . the reporter said: -You said you did not
Declaration of Principles. I want to talk, politics, clonej, but proba-
The platform starts out with the decla- .ly -?u wLo J01'1 tuink
ration. "We the delegates of the Demo- Republican nominee for president."
cratic party" of New York, and then says uxr ,,Ai u HU,ne Bn1 "arrison.
that the necessity of the hour is reform of ell, I have thought for two years or
the general government, and that the more tlint iIn 1Iarrison would be nomi
Democracy can only be trusted to do this i ?',ite,d aain- That seemed to me the most
The Republicans are denounced for abuse 1 llkely thlnK to ,iaPPen- Ba know.
of power, extravagance, fraud, etc., and
for dissipating the surplus. The "billion"
dollar congress is hauled over the coals
and its errors of omission and commission
briefly noted, one of the latter being the
McKinley bill. Generally the Republicans
are painted as a "bad lot." Then Cleve
land is eulogized and the credit of the
Democratic victories of 1990 and 1891
given him, and it is emphatically declared
that Xew York has not forgotten these
victories. Tariff for revenue only is en
dorsed. OPPOSED TO FREE COINAGE.
I am a pronounced Democrat, and I have
no means of knowing anything that I do
not see in the newspapers."
"You think Mr. Blaine's letter was
sincere and that he will not oppose the
"I think Mr. Blaine was discouraged
about his health when he wrote that
The Fight in 1888 Over Again.
"Will the Democrats favor the free coin
age of silver and gold during the coming
"All the issues will figure in both of the
parties. I think the tariff will be the
most prominent, just as it was four years
ago. Of course the silver question will
flourish in both conventions. Our folks
are no more interested. I think, in tha
Loyal to Crover Cleveland and Also to
the Chicago Convention. I
Regarding silver the platform approves !
of the use of both gold and silver and de- issue than the Republicans, but we do not
mands that every dollar shall be equal to seem to be able to keep the question as
every other dollar, in fact as well as law; quiet as the other fellows."
opposes free coinage by the United States
the repeal of the "Sherman" silver law be- five of the delegates to the Minneapolis
cause it is establishing silver monometal- convention who were instructed for Pres.
urn in the country. The necessity of an ident Harrison, announced for Blaine first
organization in party is acknowledged, and last, so certain were they that his
but the organization must not claim to be ! name would lie
the party and suppress the party's voice ' to declare his intentions has changed pub
by such proceedings as the "snap" conven- lie sentiment. O. W. Little, a delegate
tion. When it does that it ceases to be ; said yesterday: "I shall now support the
representative, imperils success and makes
it a duty that action be taken to restore
Cleveland the Proper Leader.
Unshaken confidence in the ability and
integrity of Cleveland is declared; that he
is the choice of an overwhelming major
ity of Xew York Democrats and can carry
the state; that by nominating him at Chi
cago the convention will carry out the al
most unanimous wisn of the party and
best consult the welfare of the countrv
The platform closes as follows: "We
pledge ourselves to support the Candi
da ted nominated at Chicago. The delega
tion chosen by this convention is instruct
ed to act as a unit according to the deter
mination of a majority of its members."
Had Some Speech making.
The platform was adopted with a rush
and then speechmaking was in order.
Speeches were delivered by Judge Louns-
bury, ol .Brooklyn; Joseph Heinrichs, of
Brooklyn, who said that Cleveland repre
sented the honesty and morality of the
Democratic party; Robert McCartv. of
Syracuse, and Joel Benton, of Ulster coun
ty. A supplemental resolution recom
mending the nomination of Cleveland
was adopted. Then Fairchild offered
resolutions naming as presidential electors
tbe same men selected at the February
convention, and this was adopted, and the
convention adjourned sine die.
president, and I know that the Kansas
delegation will be for him to a man. Mr.
Blaine's failure to say something has lost
him five votes from Kansas."
How It Looks to John 4. Ingalls.
Sedalia. Mo., June L Ex-Senator In
galls passed through the city yesterday
afternoon. Regarding national politics
the senator said he believed Mr. Blaine's
health was such that it would be impossi
ble for him to run, but his friends could
i probably defeat Harrison, in which case
McKinley was tbe coming man. If the
Democracy were consulted the Chicago
convention would nominate Cleveland.
Springfield, his., June 1. The Prohibi
tionists of tbe state began their state con
vention yesterday with about 700 dele
gates in attendance. The day was largely
devoted to oratory and singing, but the
convention got permanently organized
with Robert H. Pat ton as chairman. A new
state committee was sele cted and district
The Monetary Conference.
Washington-, June 1. It is officially
stated that acceptances have been receiv
ed by the United State government from
eight countries of the invitation to parti
cipate in the bimetallic conference. Th
countries having accepted are understood
to be England, Italy, Germany, France,
Austria, the Xetherlands, Spain and
Portugal. Tbe conference will probably
be held in Brussels. The three members
of the conference who will represent th
Unite 1 States are said to be Judge Lam
bert Tree, of Chicago; Henry W. Cannon,
president of the Chase Xational bank oi
Xew York and formerly comptroller oi
the currency, and Senator Jones, of Ne
vada, Murdered His Father.
London', June 1. Mr. F. Greatrex, a
wealthy citizen of Leamington, was shot
and killed yesterday by bis son, who de
clared that he killed his father because
his allowance of l.tXK) pounds a year was
too small. The sou is 40 years old and
the father was 81. Two shot were fired.
The tragedy occurred in the street in th
prensence of many people.
LIVE STOCK AND PRODUCE MARKETS.
Chicago. May aL
Following were the quotations on the board
of trade today: Wheat May, opened
8tHc closed 8.4c; June, opened S c, closed
83c; July, o) ened 3c, el'ised Mc. Corn
May, opened l.wl closed 50; June, ouened
4c, clusM 4'.'Hjc; July, orened 47.-, closed
475sO. Oats May, opened 3ilsC closed 81
June, opened 31c close 1 31 "c; July, opened
31?sc, closed tl'-ia. l'crt May, opened '
SM.eTUj. close i S1U7U; July, oprnei S10.67X,
closed J10.7U; Seuteinb.T, opened and
closed $10.b.. Lard May, opened t&44&
Lira ttock: Prices at the Union Stock
yards today ranged as follows: Hos Market
fairly active and prices 5c higher; sales
ranged at 8 18 HiJ.4.8 ( pigs, $1.3.5.00 light,
J4.:io4j,4&i rough lacking. J4.6jji.0i mixed,
t.70i51J heavy packing and shipping lots.
Cattle Market active; price 510c higher;
quotations ranged at H-302.4. 80 choice
to extra shipping steers, J3.8jJ,4.30 good to
choice do. $1.7i).1i4.1J fair to gool, (3.4033.80
common to medium do, S3.3oft3.7Q butchers
teers, $i6j3.3,J stockers, 2 5Of&4.0.) Tecsa
steers, S34Oa4.00 feeders. Sl.Stia&ei) cows,
t2.k&3.50 balls and $l'.U0S.25 real calves.
Sheep -Market fairly active and prices
steady; quotations ranged at faOu&e. 10 west
erns, Sl.B.K&O.S') natives, and (V 75a 8 00
Produce: Butter Fancy separator, lS319o
per lb; fine creameries, 17 18c; dairies,
tancy, fresh, 15ai7c; Ko. 1 dairies 14-fcl5c-.
pa.king stock, fresh, lie Kg-gs 143.14tc
per doz., loss off. Live poultry Chickens,
Lie per lb; sprins, 18iS-c; roosters, 8c; ducks,
lO&llc; turkeys, choice hens. 14c: young,
toms, 1213c; old gobbl-rs, lOllc; geese,
83.iA)io.0l) per doz. Potatoes Burbanks, o&3
0) per bu; Ilebrjns, Si bj; Iioe. 4o&"Ue;
Peerless, 4.ViiJc; common to poor mixed
lots, 3i3.4i'c Strawberries Illinois, $1.50$
-5U per l'4-qt case; Ceutralias, t-i03.00 per
S-qt casi. .(
New York, May 8L
Wheat No. 2 red winter cash. Seijc; May.
&4e; June, OUvfcc; July, fcl?sc; August, 91ic.
Corn No. 2 miied caih, 64c; May, 64c;
June, 33c; July, 53c. Oats -No. 2 mixed cash,
37c; June, St;i-,,c; July, ta. Rye Dull but
steady at S-'SfCc for car lots and boatloads.
Barley Nominal. Pork Steady; old mess,
$9.751110.50. Lard Quiet; June, fti.80; Au
Live Stock: Cattle Market steady, but no
trading in beeves; diesed beef, firm; native
sides, 4c per lb. Sheep and lambs Mar
ket very dull and from !4 to Jc per lb lower;
sheep. $4.85(5.6.00 per 1UU lbs; lambs, J8.00
B-iO. Hogs Nominally steady; live hogs,$4.80A
5.40 per 1JJ lbs.
Tbe I,orl Markets.
O RAIN, ETC.
Corn Sfltft 40c.
Bran -S"c per cwt,
h ' T Tl fT 1 fttl nam
Hay Timothy. ill&lS; prairie, 10211; clover
$ai0; baled. $11 00. ' 1
Butter Falrto choice, 16c; creamery, J9&34
EW Fresh. 16c; packed, 10c.
Poultry Chickens. 10&12H ; turkeys, J2Jo
docks, v:c: geese, 10c.
rarrr a.vn tigitablx9.
Apples $S.ia$2.75 perbbl.
, UTS STOCK.
Cattle Botchers pay for corn fed steers
Jnae; cows and nelfers, 2H3c; calves
Hard 7 5n7 75.
Soft S IO&3 30.
HIDE", WOOL, SIKDS, ETC.
Hides, dry 4c per lb.
" preen 3c per lb.
Grubby No. 2 8c
tireen Silted pure No. I, c
Wool, unwashed. 18c
Lime, per bn 75c.
Stucco, per bbl. (2 75.
Clover seed, per bu. $3 50.
Timothy, per bu. 1 50.
Common boards $T6.
Join soantlinc and timber, IS to 16 feet, $13
Every additional foot in length 50 cents.
X A X Shinties 12 75.
Lath $2 50.
Fencing 12 to 16 feet $18.
Stock boirds,rough $lfl
" " dressed $17.
C. flooring $50
"lnihlnif Lumber. drcsed$3Q&$40.
EN ROUTE TO
Views Briefly Given of Leaders
Chicago, Jane L Among the many
prominent Republican politicians who
arrived early yesterday at the Grand
Pacific were: Frank Hatton, of Wash
ington; Judge John M. Thurston, of Ne
braska; ei-CongresAman Allen, of Michi
gan; Commissioner of Navigation O'Brien,
Tetotallers in Wisconsin.
Madison, Wis., June L The state Pro
hibition convention was largely attend
ed and very enthusiastic. There was
much oratory and other vocal entertain
ment. The convention was permanently
organized with J. F. Clyborn, of Clinton,
in the chair.
Fatal to Kngineer and Fireman.
Kensington", O., June 1. Yesterday
morning two freight trains under full
speed collided, head on, between Summit
ville and Millport on the Cleveland an.
Pittsburg railway. John Lieb.a-, ,
Cleveland, O., engineer of tbe unrt-t!i
freight, was crashed to death and i,., ,
ii 11 ji
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