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Rock Island Daily
VOL XL. NO. 202.
ROCK ISLAND, SATURDAY, JUNE 1 182.
I SIngl Copies 5 Cent
1 Per Week 18 Cent
Our sales for the
LAST 10 DAYS
Confirms our opinion that the Tri-Cities
needed a first-class
When we bought the stock of the bankrupt firm
of Joseph & Leveen from the sheriff, we did not
like the stock which the defunct firm carried, but
we wanted the stand the buildingthe 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 buy for
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.
The finest line of UnderwTear.
The finest line of Straw Hats.
The finest line of Negligee Suits.
The finest line of Fancy Vests.
You can get anything in our Immense Clothing House that is kept by any
Join the procession Look, investigate the new fir m
Sax & Rice, Proprietors of
Underselling EVERYBODY , on EVERYTHING.
M AY BE FIFTY DEAD
A List of Forty Victims of the
ELEVEN SCOBE REPORTED IHJTJKED .
DtsnateheS from Wells, Minn., which
Say the I. ii., of Ufa Is Exaggerated
Haifa Million in Property Destroyed
A Whole Family of Children Drowned
In the Ohio River Fall of a Torch at
Chicago Fatally Hurts Three Women
St. PAUL, .June 18. Reports conic in
slowly from t he numerous points in the
ei'lit counties covered by the, cyclone
imd the finding of thirty-nine dead bodies
is,' the net result, it is estimated that in
all over fifty were killed and some 2-30 in
jured. A complete report of the injured
will never be Deemed, as the reports now
include over eighty telegraph stations, and
the names ot the dead are not obtainable
in all cases.
Death-Boll as Far as Blade Up.
As far as obtainable the list Of dead Is
as follows: William Andre waen, wife, and
two children, Delevan; Miss Brum, Wells;
Ella Boatow, Delevan; John Brown, Her
man Bremer. Mrs. H. Katouchek all of
Well; Mrs. John DUlao, Minnesota Lake;
Alfred Frederick. Wells; Andrew Hansen,
II en laud; John Iverson and three children,
Wells; Lightenberger, child, Wells;
John I.itusick, Wells; K 1 McCatlley and
family of two, Bert land; K. Morrow, wife
and two children, Delevan; Miss
Melichent, Wells; John Olson, Del
evan; Andrew Paulson. Hertland; An
drew Pietrns, Wells; two i;irU, daugh
ters of Christian Melcbert, Minne
sota Iake: two unknown persons, New
Richland; M. Shcquirer and family of
three, Hertland; South wick, Osva-
tonua; Stein (child X Wells; unknown
WELLS SAYS IT IS
Only Six Killed, hut an Enormous
WELLS. Minn.. June is -List nmht. for '
-,, , , .. , ' or the proceedings of such a parliament,
the lirst time- since the great storm of.,, , .. , "... . . , , -.' .
... , , , , fr . , the authoritv of which should it ever becon-
W ednesday struck southern Mu.nesola a situt(.d we :h.lU be furt., U) repudiate."
correct estimate made was of the loss of I Ulster's Claim not a Side Issue.
human life. Happily the number of dead j "Fourth That we protest against this
is very much smaller than the exaggerated : great question, which involves our lives,
estimates of Thursday night would indi- j property and civil rights, being treated as
cute. Tin' daughter of Charles Meichert ! a mere side issuein the impending election
died yesterday morning, bringing tiie struggle.
death list up to an even halt dozen for the "Fifth That we appeal to those of our
three counties in which th e tornado struck I fellow countrymen who have hitherto
the earth. I been in favor of a separate parliament to
Fatalities and Where They Occurred. abandon a demand which hopelessly
Nobody was killed except at Minnesota , divides Irishmen, and to unite with us uti
Lake, live miles northwest of here in Far;- j der the imperial legislature in developing
bault county, and east of that point in ; the resources and furthering the lx-si in
Hertland township, Freeborn county. At teres. s of our common country."
the latter point over a dozen people were
injured, but only Andrew Hansom, a farm
hand, was killed. 1 he dead at Minnesota
Lake are John Brown, Mrs. John I.atusck,
Henry l'ieirus, and Alice and .Vary
( ause of tin- Big Stories
The cause of the exaggeration was this:
For twenty-four hoars train service was
paralyzed and telegraph service for a
longer period. The trainmen when they
got here told what they Had heard, aud
this in turn passed through several other
mouths,' growing as it went. There was a
school house tdow ndov. ii seven miles from
Sherburne and the teacher and half a
dozen pupils slightly hurt. The property
image, however, was not exaggerated. It
will amount t o 1 ,000.
MOURNING FOR FIVE LITTLE ONES.
sad Dron ning
Accident on the Ohio
PlTTSBUBQ, June IS. Five children were
drowned at Neville island ou the Ohio
river eight miles from Pittsburg at 3:30
o'clock yesterday afternoon. Their names
ate: Paul Pittock. 3 years old; liuf Pit
Cock, 9 years old; Maggie Pittock, la years
(fld! Alia Pitti.f-k 14 Vi'iirs i,W- KIu l Rich.
ar 1 son , 13 years old.
The Pittock children's father, who is j
presideiit of the Bellevue Natural Gas
oompany, lives in a pretty country home
near Neville Island. Yesterday afternoon
the children took the buggy to the edge of j
the river to clean it. in some unknown
manner the buggy toppled over the bank I
into the deep water, pulling the five chil
dren with it, and all were drowned.
Another Disaster at Chicago.
CHICAGO, June is. By the falling of a
porch in the rear of 414 state street yester -
day afternoon four women were injured,
three of them so seriously that they may
die. The women injured were Mollie
Hnman, very badly cut ahoutthe head aud
injured internally; .May Johnson, badiy
hu rt about the head and injured internally;
M'trc I'olli.'MO liMillv li: uhmi. the heml
i ,..,f .... i ,..i 'f-... ur mt .,v, J
liu, badly bruised.
(llil SHI I'll II,.- mill t i -'.i.i. . . . . t . .. -
llragceil to Death by a Cow.
Ol a mp.uon, 11 Is ,Jane IS Mrs. Margaret
Kiuger attempted to stakeout a cow to '
pasture when the animal becane fright- j
ened and began to run. In some way the
rope attached to the cow tangled itself
around the ankle of Mrs. Ringer. She
was thrown to the ground and dragged
100 yards before the animal was stopped. I
The internal injuries inflicted caused'
Jumped on an Iron Bar.
Kingsto N, Out., June 18. A well-to-do
farmer uauied Drager, of the township of I
Logan was at a barn raising, and while de
scending from the barn wall threw a crow
bar he held iu his hands to the ground.
Nut noticing in the du-k that the bar had
stuck in the ground upright, he jumped
down a distance of nine feet, alighting on '
the uar, wui-u impaled uim, entering ms
bo wels several inches.
Bicycler Kicked to Death.
TOLEDO. O.. June 18. Joseph Gitskey.
the wealthy president of the American
Tailoring company, was riding a bicycle
and fell in front of a team attached to a
carriage. The horses' feet got entangled
in the wheel, aud they commenced to kick.
A blow struck Gitskey over the eyes,
knocking the top of bis head off.
The auditor of public accounts has de
cided that the stock of Illinois bilding and
loan associations is not taxable.
ULSTER CLAIMS SOME RIGI-ITS.
ii Iteing Her Independence of a South
Belfast, June 18. Seventy thousand
Ulstermen took part yesterday in the
great auti-honie run- meeting held here.
In the i i vent ion proper there were sev
eral ; i.i- Mi l delegates, presided over by
the duke of Abercorn. Among the dele
gates wer many Roman Catholics, al
though, , f course, the i.irite majority were
Protestant. Archbishop Knox, Protest
ant prim ite of Ireland, delivered the Open
They Smi;- with Great Spirit.
! ' i: in" great congregation sang the
old Covenanters' battle song, the Forty
sixth psalm, and the music was grand,
about every man in the convention sin
itiv; with fervor. The same scene was en
acted at the close, when the British na
tional anthem was buiiir UG..1 Save the
i Queen" the singinsi if anything being
j more earliest than at the opening. A set
of resolutions had been prepared and
many speeches were made in their advo
i cacy. They were adopted with a thun
' di rous "aye," unanimously.
Will Retain Their Present Position.
The fnll text of the resolutions adopted
is as follow s:
j "First That we avow our fixed resolve
I to retain unchanged our present position
as an integral portion of the United King
I dom, and to protest in the most unequivo
cal manner against the passage of any
measure I hat would rob us of our inherit
ance in the imperial parliament, under the
protection of which our capital has been
invested and our homes and rights safe
guarded. No Use for the Dublin Parliament.
"Second Thai we record our determina
tion to have nothing to ilo with a parlia
ment certain to be controlled by men re
sponsible fur the crime and outrage of the
land league, t he dishonesty of the plan of
campaign and the cruelties of lioycotting,
many of whom have shown themselves the
ready instruments of clerical domination."
"Third That we declare to the people
of tireat Britian our conviction that the
"templ '" f? "" """"j ta !Und
will Inevitably result in disorder, violence
LoS ana iMOoasnea sucu as nave uot tbeen ex
perienced in this country, and announce
r rcsoie to laKe no part m me election
GOOD LAV.', BUT UNJUST.
What Michigan's supreme Court
S.it of the Miner Law.
LaKSIXG, Mich., June is. The supreme
court yesterday tendered a decision sus
taining the constitutionality of the Miner
election law. which was passed by the last
, legislature. The law provides that electors
shall be chosen like representatives in con-
gress, each district separately, ami shall
I not be required to vote in the electoral
college as a unit. The decision of the
I court. was unanimous. Justice Mont
i gomery wrote the opinion. All the points
' raised by the petitioners are fully dis-
j cussed. The court declares that the right
, of the legislature to determine the mode
j of choosing electors has been firmly eetab
j li-'ned in practice since the adoption of the
constitution, and does not seem to admit
Valid in Spite of a f law.
It does not Ue with any court to assert
that th .t right has been lost to the state
by non-user. The act in question is in
conflict with the law of congress in so far
as it attempts to fix a date for the meeting
ol electors ana the method of certifying to
their action, but the law is not necessa-
rUv inoperative because in some of ite pro-
Visions the legislature has exceeded its
power. The court says; "We have con
sidered the questions presented iii the cae
with that care that the exceeding impor
tance of t he issue seems to imperatively!
require, and reach the conclusion that tin. I
statute must stand as tin; lawful edict of i
Practical Polities, Your Honors.
The injustice of any other than a uni
form system of electing tlte nrosident of
the United States is manifest. In legis-
latiug upon this subject it should not be
regarded frm a party standpoint, bo
neither the fact that this important con
sideration has been overlooked, nor that
this legislation may result in serious in
justice can extend our jurisdiction or
justify us in usurping functions which un-
oonstitution perUain to the legis-
I lallire '
The court politically is three Republi
cans ami two Democrats.
Left It ith the "Hlg Six."
PitlLAHKLPiiiA, June 18. At olie Inter
national Typographical uuioti convention
yesterday John A. Keuuey, of Union So.
No. 6, New York, who veeiit to Minneap
olis to notify the national Ht-publican
convention that the trouble with the New
York Tribune was settled, made a
vigorous srHiech in defenae of the
action of the committee and urging the
convention to keep its bands off and let
the "Big S5ix" alone. The convention
agreed with Kenney, and unanimously
referred the matter to "Big Six." Ch'aago
w as selected as the next place of meeting
nud the time changed to October.
The World's Fair mil Beady.
Washinutox, June 18. The World'sfair
committee yesterday completed ite bill I
making an appropriation to aid the Chi
cago fair. It provides for coining 10,000,
000 silver half dollars as souvenirs of the
' air which shall pass current as money.
1 1. . j .. , . 1 1 1.11
vme uimureu utuusnuu uoiiars are appro-
nriated for the exnenses of ooinaire. The
bill also provides for 50,000 bronze medals
and 50,000 diplomas to be awarded to viv
itors at the fair in accordance with the
act providing for the fair. One hundred
and three thousand dollars vras nppropri- j
ated for this purpose. The government w j
to be reimbursed iu the same proportion
as the stockholders, out of the receipts of
the fair. j
Devoured by Hears.
BlilsTuL, X. B, June 18. It is believed,
that Mrs. Samuel, Jones, of Gordonville,
and her child have been killed and eaten
by be ars. They left Gordon ville Monduv
morning to go through the woods to Lttna
downe, but have not leached the latter
place. Part of the clothing of both bad
ly torn was found in the woods Tuesday.
A searching party is looking for the miss
ing ones. The bears are very numerous in
Proceedings In the House.
Washington, June is. The session of
the house yesterday lasted just three
hours. Blanchard succeeded in andfnat
the river and harbor bill to conference for
a second time, the house insisting on its
i disagreement to the senate amendments.
I The house refused to take up the tin-plate
bill, and after a parliamentary wrangle
over t ue oiuiey mil a recess was taKen un
til 8 o'clock in the evening, when, as usual,
nothing was done.
Want a Couple of Official scalps.
TOLEDO, June is. Proceedings have
been commenced here to impeach -Mayor
Vincent J. Etnmick and Chief of Police
Benjamin F. Rails for alleged failure to
enforce the Sunday base ball law. The
movement is backed by the ministers in
the city who are endeavoring to raise a
fund to defray the expenses of legal pro
ceedings. UVE STOCK AND PRODUCE MARKETS.
Cmc too. June IT.
Tbuowmg were the qttotat ons on the hoard
of trade lolay: Wheat - Jun. opened
TW-. ' 1 1 T'ktc: July, u;ne I TsJ . ctoa d
TSir; September, opene I T0-. ekw-d TH-.
Corn-June, oisnel c elossJ MfSjo; July.
Opened I9)4e, closed tTl--; September. nMned
ISe, closet W e. Oals- June, openel alse.
closeil :i ; July, opened lHc. clo-ed i-;
Beptember, opened g4 closed :s"w. l'ori
Jtiue, ojiene I 51 '.t". ( lose. I SI" ttf)4; July,
ojieneil SID.lU, closed Slo. iT)-,; Septsmhl r.
opeueJ ftLUS, clostsl lo 70. Laid June,
opened Jii.t'i. eloseil 5i.:i5.
Live .Stock: i'ricos at the t 'nion ste yards
today ranged as fo lows: Hogs Mark t
fairly active and prices r,i- hthJr. sa'es
range I at $4.1lHu,i.sil pigs, Ji liV i ... in lul.t.
i.8ii34 i roach pu kiii,'. II TIt" 111 mixed
81.80(3.5.31 heavy packing and shippin- lust.
Cattle Market active and pricej stead ;
quotations ranged at Si.ii.Si choice
toextra shipping steers, St.l -. 1 1 gnol to
choice do. si.so,rf.i:, fair to good, agatsj
common to medium do. H.ajl.TO hut hers'
steers. $-.itu-l.l stock, rs, fiin 4.1 ' Texas
Steers, '. S '. t.00 feeders. JL.-Oj.-l 1 c iws.
tSjOOS&JS hul.s an I $2.0 "'-' veal calrea.
s-heep Marke; fairly active an I pi ices
steady; quotation, ranged at W-8U '.si per
loi lbs o.-terr.. 1 ii 1 'I :s nativi-a. S LBBSj I
Texas, and tsuSQCSi bunbs,
Pro'.u : Butter -Kan -y separator, 1- ! J-
per lb; fine creameries, 17 is -. daries fancy
trash, 1 j Hi ; No. I duties, ISftMc; packing
stock, fresh, ; n -. K.-gs I3e per ..ox. 1
off. Live poultry Chickens, l h' ): ibt
sprinc 17c; rooster. Be; du ks, .tsjllc; tin
keys mixisl. Pv, geese, SX.OCSa.00 pr ilx.
PYrVsfnfin rrarlankB TrflsTntsi bit; Ibils ea I.
SOgSc; Rose, --i-t V;; PeerieM SjijpOc; com
mon to poor mixed lots. SDSStc. Straw
leiries -Michigiti. SI 7' i-'ii per It-quart
i ase; Indana, 7cQ$US6 p-r tt-qnsrt cass,
Qumebcriies $L33L50 per 10-onart ctse.
lia, licrrics 1U- I, S.'.- j iS'.'o i per il-ipaart c,is..;
b!ai l $3.00 per il-ipuirt cuso.
Nkw Voiik. Juie- M.
Wheat No. i red winter l a-sh, 0V)4c; July,
. August, Se; terub.'r, t' . t orn
--No. 2 mixed cash. OJe; July, ae)&c; Au
gust, t3c; Se: t -mbur, .VJ4 -. Oats -JJo. -mixed
Cash, ;; July, titk-; August, Kc
Bye Quiet; sks.V- f,.r car lots. Barley
Ncg'.i -t -d. Pork Fairly active and steady:
mess. jP.T5aiO.Sfl f.,r old. Ird Quiet; June,
$0 Tli; July, H77.
Live stock: Cattle Tradiui slow for ail
gra lesat a dei .iii of l'V per lim lb-,, l'ooiest
to best i.ative steers 3-l"ic J per luu lbs;
bulls and dry cows. 1 TBajlUfi .Sheep aud
lambs Sheep slow at a redaction of per
lb; cimtnon lambs weak, but hoice stock
firm: sheep, $4 s vl-".sS per UO lbs; lambs.
s V -.;:. Hugs Nominally firm; live hogs,
$ .t-.la lr 100 His.
The l.oral TtsrketM.
Corn Is flaj.
Bye T! 31 .
Bran -coc per cwt,
Shitf uff tl.00 per cwt
Hay Timothy. $1113; prairie, loan ; clover
S'.a.:i; baled. Si 1 00.
Batter Fair to choice, 12 Kc; creamery, 2i.tc
Ecgs Fresb. 14c; packed. 10c.
Poultry Chickens. 100,12 ; turkeys,
ducks. l-'Vic : geese, 10c.
FIUIT A NO VEGETABLES.
Apples ft. 3&af4S.TE per bbl.
tm ions stxasSc.
Cattle B.. tellers pay tor corn fed
3-i(fr4c; cows and aetfeis, u'J4!c;
Hard 7 Vs; Th.
Soft 2 Ita :w.
Common boards Si
Tciist ScantUag slid lini'cr. 13to lti feet, $13
Everv a iduimial f oot inleiivtb 'Ocent.
X A X s- Ins let j 75
Pencil ? 13 to IS feet $18.
Stocs tsj rd. rough $li
" " dresedftT.
FlUSBtog L . r.i'icr. drcBec;$)ikTt$4ii.
LESS THAN HALF TUP
PRICE-OP OTHER BRANDS
HALVES,! 0 QUARTER j
SOLD IN CANS ONLY