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Rock Island Daily Argus.
VOL, XL. NO. 197.
ROCK ISLAND, MONDAY, JUNE 13, 1892.
Slngl Copies 3 Cent
Per Week 18 Cent!
Our sales for the
LAST 10 DAYS
Confirms our opinion that the Tri-Cities
needed a first-class
FORCED TO RESIGN.
When we bought the stock of the bankrupt firm
oi Joseph & Leveen from the sheriff, we did not
like the stock which the defunct firm carried, but
we wanted the stand the building the finest cloth-
ing building in the west.
We did not come here to get rich, only to get a
fair interest on our large capital invested.
We buv for
Hale's Explanation of the Pre
CAUSED BY FRIENDS, NOT ENEMIES
Tile Ex-Sccretary Expected Harrison To
He Nominated ltcfore He Eeft Wash
ington Didn't Want tho Nomination,
but Hi- Friends Insisted on Naming
Him and He Resigned, a Step He
Would Have Taken Later Anyhow
Talk of the Home-Ooii.); Delegate!
Sajjfartlon and Dissatisfaction De
ri err 'weTi 1.
Washington, June in. The Post pub
lishes tlie following intervii-w wi'li Sena
tor Hale: "Mr. Blaine told me the day he
left Washington that he expected Mr.
Harrison to be nominated,11 was the some
what remarkable statement Senator Hale
made to a Post reporter yesterday. "Mr.
Blaine meant bat he said in his letter to
Mr. Clarkson. lie did not want to be a
candidate, and was not, but his friends in
fested upon poshing him for the presi
dency, and seeing that they would do so,
thus enabling us to buy cheapest.
We sell for SPOT CASH thus enabling you to
We have one price, treat all alike, refund the
money for the asking, and carry the best, the nicest,
THE NEWEST CLOTHING
which money and skill can procure.
The largest assortment in the Tri-Cities.
whether he was willing or unwilling, Mr.
lilaine resigned. I do not think he wanted
the presidency, for it does not rt quire an
lection to that position to add anything
to the laurels of James G. Blaine."
Had Long Intended to ltetlre.
During the further course of his talk
Hale said that Blame's withdrawal from
the cabinet was not the result of hastily
formed determination. To Senator Hale he
Lad expressed a detire of leaving the place
some months prior to the time when he
did. Secretary lilaine had conducted to a
successful ending matters in which as
secretary of state he was greatly inter
ested and that being accomplished. Hale
said, Blaine found no reason w;hy he
should not cast aside the burdens of pub
lic office. Under no circumstances would
he have remained much longer.
Had Laid Out a Line of Work.
Being asked whether the ex -secretary
hyid retired from public life altogether.
Senator Hale said be did not know. "I do
not believe that be has," he continued,
"and I do not want to le quoted as saying
So, for what Mr. Blaine's plans for the
future may be I am not prepared to speak.
However, I know that he desired to leave
the cabinet to pursue a line of work that
he had laid down for himself, and to
which he will no doubt devote consider
able of his time."
favorite. Here Hepew made an unkind
alltision to what the Hill men might do
if Cleveland was nominated.
Selfishness Thy Name Is Politics.
"There is nothing so selfish as politics.
The people are not selfish. They contrib
ute their time and money to bring about
that which they sincerely believe to be for
the test interests of the country. But it
Is ciiicrent with the politicians who
manipulate for power and place. The op
position to President Harrison was con
! Bentrnted on Blaine. Nobody believes for
a mom. nr that Blaine desires to re-enter
public iife. A few voted for McKinley
i and McKinley himself was for Harrison.
I Then- is no doubt that Clarkson, Plattand
i Quay honestly believed they could nomi
nate Blaine. But the Minneapolis conven-
ii' :i was run on popular principles.
Lack of Harrison Organization.
"Clark son and the other leaders who
Stood with ilia could not feel the power
of the great business interests of the
country. Harrison had scarcely any or
ganization to sp.-ak of and he had none of
these great political leaders. But tele
grams favoring him not manufactured
telegrams, but the honest expression of
business men came pouring into Minne-
I apolis and they were very effective.
Whitelaw Beid's candidacy had nothing
to do with Blaine's defeat. In the first
place he was not a candidate.
Editor Bel. I'lvjUf, Tfc Notice.
"I made"up my mind, liowever, ?ome
yjmc ago to secure his nomination if it iay
fcith n my power. Kvery one knows my
feelings toward Blaine. Had he not writ
ten that letter to Clarkson he would have
had mv sunnort. More than that if he
had at an early date announced his candi
dacy Harrison would not have been a can
didate. Take the whole situation now,
and with Cleveland as the opposing candi
date Harrison is nrolmblv stronger than
Hanson's Klcmer.ts of Strength.
"Harrison had three elements of great
strength. He was strong with the busi
ness men. I do not mean the railroad men
in particular. All administrations are
alike to the railroads, but to the manufac
turer the administration means life or
death. Nine-tenths of the business men
of this country favored the renomination
of Harrison, and I believe that the labor
ing men who are dependent upon the nian-
j ufact lit ers and I lie business men felt the
same way. Then, too, he was strong in
the solidity of the old soldiers."
cago ticket wiil be Cleveland and Boies.
Maine Republicans now talk of sending
Blaine to the United States senate.
The annual meeting of the Nations!
League (f Republican clubs will be held
at Buffalo Sept. 1.
The Pennsylvania and Ohio men or
ganized Harrison and lieid h:!:s jn their
special cars en route home froinjbi con
Foraker says: "We have not got used
to hollering it Harrison and Bid), but
we shal. in time.''
Cleveland refused to say a word about
Vice President Morton is well sat islied
that Whitelaw Hi id was nominated instead
of himself, So i'. is raid. He had previously
declared that be bad no desire to run for
the office again, as he was tired of the
cares of official life.
BOSTON'S BASE BALL EXPERTS.
They Have Tery It.ilxist Lead Chicago
Chicago, June 13. The Boston League
base ball club is live games aud 80 points
ahead of any club in the combination,
Brooklyn being second and Cincinnati
third. Chicago has not been able to climb
the toboggan her experts slid down week
before last and continues to hold the
fourth place and think herself lucky to do
that. The Colts, however, gave their
friends a joyful shock Saturday by beating
the Brooklyn terrors. The clubs stand
this way : ;
ft. uaa 47
- Milwaukee. .
I Kansas Citv.
i 7 '.'I
4' 7 Rock 11. -Mo
:t44 Terre Haute
is 12 .000
'51 14 600
21 14 100
II 19 4US
11 19 .DOT
12 70 875
I r, 171
GOSSIP OVER THE NOMINATION.
What tlie Winner and Losers say About
tile Convention! choice.
CHICAGO, June 13. The Minneapolis
delegates have all gone home. A large
The finest line of Underwear.
The finest line of Straw Hats.
The finest line of Negligee Suits.
The finest line of Fancy Vests.
You can get anyibing in our Immense Clothing House that is kept by any
The Columbia Club Received With Much
Indianapolis, June 13. A crowd vari
ously estimated at from lo.OOO to l'..O00
people greeted the Columbia club and the
Marion club Saturday night at 11 o'clock
on their return from Minneapolis. The
Union station and the approaches to it
were filled with enthusiastic Republicans
decked with badges and equipped with
flags, pictures of the president, horns and
bells. There were probably 5,000 people in
number passed through this city en route I the line of march as it moved from the
and were chased into corners, individually I Union station to the club headquarters
or collect ively. whore possible and required 1 and the demonstration along the line.
to tell the reporters what thev thought, j which was thronged with thousands, Was
They were quif willing except in a few tamultuously enthusiastic.
cases, one of winch was "tzar Heed, who ' " ."
uldn't sav a word for publication. P'u" u;,v up.iwa.vu.ua,-
, ,., v. I . , tin,, .il-.l.-t- W.'.S
What did they say? Why, what do they , 1 ' , ' , ... ... ,
' restored a number of addresses were de
al ways say? 1 lie Harrison men were cer- , w,., ,.. . i, ,il-..r4 we 1 S
tain that his nomination was the best j Gordon, president of the club; Smiley X .
possible and a winning move from the ' Chambers, General James S. Carnhan anil
start. Ceorge L. Knox. Mr. Chambers' remarks
ill nine Mm Who Are Reconciled. I were of a conciliatory character and struck
Would the Maine men vote and UlKmuhw ehord. He said: -When we left
, r ,u :i a .1. we had no concept ion of the severit v of t he
work for the president? Mire, said the . ,k ,, ; ,,
TT . 1 ,, -r., I struggle, but after all it was a friendly
Harrison men. Many were Blaine contest between good and loyal Republi
men Friday; but Saturday they were liar- , There were those who believed the
rison men. "We are all Harrison men Plumed Knight, the magnetic man from
now." That was what also many of the ! Maine, was the best leader io bring vie
Blaine men said. Of course thev would i Others favored the gallant author
have preferred Blame, but as to Harrison of tllu McK,mlev bill, but when the votes
he was all right, and they would roll up w"re 1,1 counted it was found that the
their sleeves and go to work for him with I P stat. n.an. gallant solo., rami .nil
zeal and enthusiasm. . nent orator, Benjamin Harrison, was the
Some of Them Disgruntled. I favorite.
This was the talk of Warner Miller. Fas- T,,e Opposition Surrenders,
seit and many other leaders of the Plumed "Thl o the opposition who were
Knight's forces, Piatt didn't st p in the ""st 'on yesterday nt word to us
citv, but his course was guaranteed by his that 'Yesterday the fight for Harrison was
friends There were son,,., however, who yours and t in lay it is ours as well as yours.
still felt blue. A few didn't seem to know ! If !,n5" Republican
whether they wouldn't vote for the Demo
cratic nominee anil a few were lugubrious
Following is the League record forisatur
day: At Brooklyn Chicago 0. Brooklyn
5; at Philadelphia Pittsburg a. Philadel
phia 10; at Washington St. Ixmis t,
Washington 16; at New York Cleveland!
5, New York 1; at Baltimore IxniisTilM
ii. Baltimore 4; at Boston Cincinnati 4,
Boston fi. ,
Western: At Milwaukea Toledo S. Mil
waukee S; at Minneapolis Columbus
Minneapolis!!; at Omaha Fort Wayne 7,
Omaha 16; at Kansas City Indianapolis'
S. Kan 'as City IT. (Sunday) At Omaha
Fort Wayne 8, Omaha 5; (second tame)
Fort Wayne 8, Omaha 9; at Milwauke)
Toledo T, Milwaukee 9; at Kansas City
Indianapolis l.",. Kansas City 7.
Illinois-Iowa: At Joliet Aurora .1. .fo
liet S; at Kockford Hoc k I-l.-ind-Moliuv 4,
Roekford 7: at Jacksonville Eransville 5,
JacksostviHe 5; nt Quincy Terre tXaate 0,
Quincy 9 (Sunday) at Bock ford Aurora
s, Bock ford 4.
Eruption of Mount Vesuvius.
Naim.ks, June 13. The eruption of
Mount Vesuvius continues. At aimt the
middle of the Atrio del Cavallo, the deep
sickle-shaped valley which separates
Monte Scimna from Vesuvius proper, a
small cone has appeared, from which two
streams of lava are Bowing. A shower of
small stones ami scoriae is being ejected
from t his com , above which dense clouds
are hovering. Stones are also being ejected
from the principal . rater. These pheuom
ens are accompanied by prolonged aud
ominous subterranean rumblings. The
Meteorological observatory thinks that
the eruptions will cease at the next full
If anv Bepublienn thinks that we are
I divided ht him be undeceived. Today our
' T,.,rt v stiiuils as a nttir. in siitmorf. of the
ticket and the magnificent platform
Whitelaw Re id Serenaded.
WRITE Plains N. June 13. About
200 of Whitelaw Beid's neighbors serenad
ed him Saturday night at his residence,
known as the "Ophir farm." When Beid
made his appearance on the porch in front
of his house t tie band nlaved "Hail to the
mis-ioner O'Brien, of New York, who e- i Chief." After the people had finished
clared that Harrison would have the J cheering and waving of hats, etc., had
largest electoral vote t hat wa over cast for ceased, the host delivered a short speech,
a president, and -you may mark that in j jn the course of which he thanked the
your hat." Col. A. L. Conger, one of thelpeoph. Qf White Plains for their cordial
original Blaine boomers was, not over his! greeting. He refrained from any mention
surprise at the wayythiun .-Vfent, but I-1 0f politics.
lieveil niaine was me resucnu.ee oi me
as to Harrison's ability to carry his own
state or New York, and of these latter was
W. B. Holloway, of Indianapolis. An
other of the croakers was Win. Pitt Kel
logg. Some Were Enthusiastic
Then there was the man w ho had with
him a large section of the conven
tion enthusiasm at its most enthu
siastic moment. Such a one was Com-
SOME REMARKS FRO
J oin the procession Look, investigate the new firm.
Sax & Rice, Proprietors of
I plains How Was It
llran.l New Way.
Chauncey M. Depew is dear to the in
terviewer's heart. He is not only easy to
get to talk, but has something to say.
Sometimes this something is witty, some
Characteristic of Carter Harrison.
Washington, June 13. The president
has received telegrams of congratulation
from many public men, though, it is no
ticeable that none is from Hlaine. One,
however, is from Carter H. Harrison, of
Chicago. It says: "Accept hearty con
gratulation on nomination. Begret 1 can
not help you farther. Am sorry you are
The l.oenl Markcta.
Corn Mgtfias .
Bran -86c per cwt.
Shij.r'uff tl.no per cwt
Day Timothv. 511&13; prairie, 10&11 ; clovst
!!I310: liali d.f 11 00.
Butter ralrto choice, l.'c: creamery.
r.s rrcsr,. lie; pacaea. loc.
Poultry Chickens, 101JH ; turkeys.
uucks. lsjtc: geese, ioc.
rRVIT ANO VEti ST ABLER,
Apples t-"Wa,a per bbl.
Catt'e Butchers pay for ty.rn fed steers
3S'!l4'4c; cuivi and ticifc., H.3c; calves
Hard 7 NiCit 7S.
Sort 2 .O&i :.
Coanaoa boards $16.
Joist Scantling and timber, isto 16 feet, $13.
Kvery additional foot inleneth SO cents.
X A X Sblnslec J2 75.
l.atlif .' 90.
Fencirv IS to Mfeal $is.
Stocls bo .rds.roucu tl
" dressed 17.
C. fl.MtriiiK S-iO
Finishing L . nilar. drc?cd$4at4"
times wise, sometimes both and always on the wrong side. Another is from Mrs.
Yesterdavhe came out bold- General t-rant, as iouows: .Accept, my
r ..,.. t .... i. Vi-f tVili w t ccurt'uil atir.
lv acainst the statement so cenerallv ad- -.-'"""-' "
i a : Tf I s-ww.
Underselling EVERYBODY on EVERYTHING.
vanced as to the organization of Harri
son's friends. It has been told over and
over in the dispatches that this organiza
tion was something unique ia its perfec
tion. But the New York orator says
there wasn't any at all to speak of.
No Hltterness Expected.
But let the brilliant New Yorker speak
Wary Governor Flower.
NIAGARA Falls, N. Y., June 13. Gov
ernor Flower was asked if he thought
either Hill or Cleveland could de
feat Harrison. The governor replied that
he thought the Democratic party could
defeat Harrison. This reply he made after a
for himself if lie is reported correctly, moment's serious thought ana with a
Just before leaving the hotel yesterday .twinkle of the eye.
he said in substance: "j ou need antici- j
pate no bitterness on the part of those whe
Voted for other candidates than Blaine.
Mr. Piatt will not oi.nose the nominee. I
The verv manner in which the nomination I General Alger s son says
came around will lead sooner than ever be-:
fore to the dying out of any d issatisfac-
tion with it. When people set out to knife
a ticket they always have something to
gain. They never Jaife a ticket merely
for revenge. They riiay do so if through
their revenges they see that l hey can de
stroy the rival of their favorite, and thus
Echoes of the Convention
Frank Hatton weeps because it wasn't
a dark horse.
General Alger's son says the ticket
pleases his father, who will work with
might and main for its success.
The Democratic wigwam at Chicago is
finished and the boomers have begun to
Among the names mentioned for the
portfolio of secretary of state are Hobert
M. V, 1 T , 1, II'..
, J. Liincoin anu i. iv. n.vu
make probable the future success of that. Ex-Senator H. W. Blair says the Chi-
IS ON TOP
Costa less than Half
and pleases much better
than the over-priced and
over- endorsed kinds.
Judge for you rself.
In Cans. At your Grocer's