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ock Island Daily Argtt
VOL, XL. NO. 230.
KOCK ISLAND, FRIDAY JULY 22, 1892.
Single Copies 5 Cent
Per Week 12 CM
We never carry goods over from one season
to another, Prices is what does the business.
Some Goods we give you 1-4 off.
Some Goods we give you 1-3 off.
Some Goods we give you 1-2 off.
100 tloz. fast Black Socks worth 25
G pair for 75 cts.
Men's Underwear an elegant article for -Extra
good for -
Star Shirt Waists worth -
your choice of any waist in the
Bring a list of what you want and we guarantee
to save you from 25 to 50 per cent on every
purchase. We are the only Gash House in
the city. You pay for no loss of bad debts
when you trade with us.
Sax & Bice, Proprietors of
at prices much
dare sell them.
less than any
ctS per pair
- sO cts.
- 7s cts to $1.50
store for 50 cts-
HARR1TY ACCEPTS, j
The Philadelphia Politician Will
Manage for Democracy.
HEADS THE NATIONAL COMMITTEE,
And Will Plan and Kxecnte the Cam
paign for Cleveland Hoth the Great
Political Knglnes In Working Order
Now and Heady to Open the Battle
Republicans Secure Headquarters
Michigan Republicans Put Rich Up
for Governor Summary of the Plat
form Political Field Notes.
New Yokk, July 22. At noon yester
day the Democratic National committee
met at the Fifth Avenue hotel. Chairman
Brice presiding. Theocommittee appoint
ed by the state executive committee of
Illinois to work for the establishment of a
brunch headquarters at Chicago was on
the ground, headed by Washington Hes
ing. The committee came here full of
confluence, but after talking with the
national committeemen, and making a
thorough canvass of the situation, it was
found that a majority of the national men
were opposed to the scheme. It was then
decided not to press the matter before the
national committee, but to make an ap
peal later to the executive committee,
Hesing had a conference with Cleveland
on the question, together with other mem
bers of the committee.
Harrity Accepts the Chairmanship.
"When Secretary Sheeriu called the roll
nearly every member responded. Only
three were represented by proxies. Sena
tors Gorman and Ransom and W. C.Whit
ney made short speeches urging harmony
and hard work in the interest of the par
ty. Chairman Brice then tendered his
resignation, which w'as accepted. Lieu
tenant Governor Sheeban, the New York
me ruber of the committee, then nomin
ated William F. Harrity for chairman.
and Harrity was unanimously elected. He '
took the chair and in a brief address
thanked the committee for the honor, and
pledged himself to do all in his power to .
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et next November.
Tlie Plan off Organization.
Simon P. Shecrin, of Indiana, was unan
imously re-elected secretary and Robert B.
Roosevelt, of New York, was elected trea
surer, to succeed Chas. J. Canda. Resolu- j
tionswere adopted providing first.for an exe- ,
cutive committee of twenty-five its chair-!
man ex-oflicio leing the national committee
f liuii'iii-iii' u..-..Ttt ffy i f i H'4 i i 'ii'i'i m T1 if
tee of nine members of theexecutive com- !
mittce selected by the chairman, said cam-1
paigu committee to elect its own chair-
man from within or without the national
committee as it shall choose; third, for an j
advisory committee appointed by the
Will IHgt'UKB His Conventions.
It was also resolved that, the national
and campaign committee chairmen shall
have charge of the campaign, subject to
the approval of the national committee. A
committee of five was authorized to report
on the matter of curtailing the attendance
at future Democratic national conven
tions in accordance with a resolution
passed at the Chicago convention. The
chairman and the secretary were appointed
a committee to select national headquar
teJs. The committee adjourned subject to
the call of the chairman.
Sketch of Harrity' Career.
William F. Harrity was born in Dela
ware in October, lfOO. He was admitted
to the bar in 1S78, and immediately went
into politics. He was chairman of the
Democratic city campaign committee of
T . i T , 1 ..1 r ,1, i uii.l in 'this fnni)Mtr WAS
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ward he extended his field of operations
to state politics and became a member of
the stute executive committee. Under
Cleveland's administration he was post
master of Philadelphia. He was a close
friend of Sam Randall and made every
effort to have Litn nominated for the pres
idency. Leader of Ilia Party in Penn.ylvaula.
His greatest coup in politics was the
nomination and election of Governor Pat
tisou as governor two years ago. That
made him the undisputed leader of his
party in the sta:e. Oa Jan. 2, 181(2, he
was unanimously elected by the Demo
cratic state central committee of Pennsyl
vania as the Pennsylvania member of the
Democratic national committee to fill the
vacancy caused by the death of the late
William L. Scott, and on April 30, 1892, he
was unanimously elected by the Demo
cratic committee to the full term of mem
bership of the Democratic national com
mittee. REPUBLICANS OF MICHIGAN.
They Nominate Rich for Governor and a
r'ull State Ticket.
Sagixaw, Mich., July 22. The Repub
lican state convention yesterdey made the
temporary organization permanent. The
credentials committee's report was signed
by eleven members and seated the Rich
delegates, but he could have got along
without them as he Lad over two-thirds of
the convention on the first ballot. A
resolution was adopted expressing sym
pathy with James G. Blaine in the loss of
bis son who recently died at Chicago,
complimenting tlie ex-secretary for his
past services aud wishing him a future as
full of honor as his past.
The Keclaratioii of Principles.
The platform as to national issues in
dorses the declarations of the Minneapolis
convention and the nominees thereof, and
asserts that as long as wroug exists the
necessity for the continued effort of the
Republican party remains. On state issues
it objects to long sessions of the legisla
ture and favors a limit of 100 days by con
stitutional amendment; condemns the
practice of railway companies giving
passes to public officials, and demands
statutory prohibition of the same; con
demns the Miner law and the seating of
two Democratic members of the senate
by the late legislature, thus making it
possible to enact said law; declares the
apportionment an unscrupulous gerry
mander, and pledges the party to "redeem
the state from Democratic misrule and
Nominated Rich for Governor.
Nominations for governor were then de
clared in order, and John T. Rich and H.
S. Pingree were placed before Uie conven
tion. " One ballot settled the matter, the
Vote standing Rich, oTU; Pingree, 210;
O'Domiell, 5; Washington Gardner, 1. The
total number of votes cast was 780, aud of
these Rich needed only 3U9. The nomina
tion was made unanimous, after which a
recess was taken until 2 o'clock.
Completed the state Ticket.
Rich, Pingree, O'Donnell aud Gardner
were given an ovation as they walked on
the stage when the convention reconvened
at 2:30 p. m. They all made short speeches.
J. Wright Giddings, of Cadillac, was
nominated for lieutenant governor over
Alfred Milnes, of Coldwater, aud George
Howell, of Adrian, the vote being respec
tively 425, 3-5 and 43. Other nominations:
Secretary of state, John N. Jochfm, of Ish
peniing; treasurer, J. C. Hambitzer, cf
Hancock; auditor, Stanley W. Turner,
Roscommon county; attorney general,
S. J. Diekema, of Ottawa; commissioner
public laud office, J. L. Berry, of Otsego;
superintendent public instruction, 11. K.
Pattengill, of Lansing; member board
public instruction, Prof. E. A. Wilson, of
Paw Paw. After placing this ticket in
nomination the convention which had
witnessed the hottest fight between two
factions seen in many years, adjourned
Secured Campaign Headquarters.
New Yokk, July 22. The Republican
national committee has secured headquar- j
ters for the campaign. It has leased the
building 578 Fifth avenue, which is con-'
veniently near the Union League club and
the Grand Central station. The headquar-j
ters of the National Republican College
league will be located in the same build
ing. James F. Burke, president of the :
College league, will be nominally in charge i
of these headquarters, but he proved so j
successful as an orator at the Boston mass
meeting on Wednesday that it has been'
decided to send him on the stump. In bis
absence James M. Perkins, of Harvard, '
will be in charge. j
Another Democratic Reception.
New Yoijk, July 2- Grover Cleveland
and Adiai K. Stevenson were tendered a
reception last eveniiTg by the Sagamore 1
club.of Harlem. The building was packed, j
In reply to a speech of welcome Cleveland j
said he felt very much at home because
he was among Democrats. He had for-.
gotten that there was any difference of;
opinion. This remark brought out loud
and continued applause. He added that
he was a Democrat and lelieved in Detn- j
ocratic organization. Stevenson said he
came amongst them as a stranger, but as (
Democrat, aud that the Democracy would
South Dakota Republicans.
Maihsox, S. D., July 22. The Repub
licans of South Dakota yesterday nomi
nated C. II. Sheldon for governor; John A.
Pickler aud W. V. Lucas for congress;
George A. Pilsby, G. W. Kingsbury,
Charles J. Huell and John ProtheroforJ
electors; C. N. Herried for lieutenant gov-!
ernor, and a full state ticket. The plat-j
form indorses that of Minneapolis and j
iavors rjimeiaiuc coinage, it uibu opposes
the Pinkerton system, and favors arbitra
tion in labor troubles.
Plans of the People's Party.
ST. Loi is, July 22. General J. B.
Weaver, Mrs. Marion Todd and Chairman
Taubeneck arrived in St. Louis yesterdaj
from Vincenneir, Ind., aud went direct tc
the national People's party headquarter:
at the Richelieu. The campaign througb
the silver states has been mapped out, and
General Weaver and General J. G. Field
will fire off the first gun at Denver Julj
0 aud 27, from whence they will go to Cal
ifornia, Oregon, Washington and Mon
Will "Sorter Swing Round."
New Yokk, July 22. Hon. A. EX Steven
son, candidate for vice president on the
Democratic ticket, leaves for Chicago to
morrow morning on a special car attached
to the limited express which leaves the
Grand Central depot at 10 a. m. The trip
will be made through New York state by
daylight, giving an opportunity to the
people of Albany, Utica, Rome, Syracuse
and Rochester to meet the vice presi
McComu Will lie Secretary.
Washington-, July 22. McComas of
Maryland has announced his acceptance
of the secretaryship of the Republican
It Was a Surprise f r Uilt.
CoLOiBCs. Ind., July 22. Charles Hilt,
who owns a flouring mill near here,
bought a patent fauniug mill some days
ago for $22 of a traveling stranger, and
signed a blank agreement to accept and
pay for it on arrival. Wednesday another
stranger came, unloaded ninety machines
and produced Hilt note, signed by him
self, agreeing to take the ninety mi'ls and
pay for them at $22 each, amounting to
ClJO. Hilt employed counsel and will
Curious aud Fatal Accident.
CniCAUo. July 22. William Pinckhorn,
an employe of the American Rridge works
at Root street and Stewart avenue, was at
work Wednesday near a trip-hammer. A
piece of iron had been placed beneath this
to be cut. It was fastened to the hammer
with an iron wedge. When the hammer
desceuded, the wedge was thrown out and
struck I'iukhorn in the abdomen. Its
sharp point peuetrated to the intestine
and emerged near the hip bone. He will
Went Mad for Want of Drink.
Montreal, July 22. James Graut's wife
bos been addicted to drink, but last Sun
day at his solicitation she promised to ab
stain from liquor. Wednesday night she be
came suddenly insane, and commenced hei
to smash the furniture, and then got upon
two children, 3 aud 4 years old, attempting
to murder them. Her husband interfering,
he drove a pair of scissors into hit bruv.
He is not expected to live and the zhiSArtti
are in a precarious condition.
Columbus and Vespucia In Oil.
Danbury, Conn., July 22. The family
of the late Isaac Hull, of this city, have
probably the beat portrait of Christopher
Columbus in this country. They also have
a portrait of Veapucis, obtained at the
same time. Though the artist's name and
the date when the portraits were painted
are unknown the existex.ee of the pictures
faae been traced back over 200 years, and
aa effort i making to learn more about
Proceedings in Congress In Hrlef.
Washington, July 23 In the senate
yesterday Daniel of Virginia and White
of Ixiuisiaua spoke against the anti-option
bill. Washburn announced his intention
of moving to strike out the section requir
ing dealers in options to take nut an in
ternal revenue license. The senate ad
journed with the anti-option bill still the
In the house a large number of bills
were passed, among them a bill to retali
ate against Canada for discriminating
against the United Slates in canal tolls;
to provide for the collection, custody and
arrangement of the military records of the
war of the American revolution and the
war of 1812; resolution authorising the of
ficers and crew of the steamship Balti
more to accept medals from the king of
Sweden, and a n umber of other measures
of no general interest.
Sad Death of a Young GlrL
Wixamac, Ind., July 22. Niss Gracie
Vangorder, the only child of George Van
gorder, now living at Buenos Ay res, Ar
gentine Republic, was instantly killed
Wednesday by falling headlong through,
an open window in the second story of the
Frain hotel. She had been entertaining
company, and when they retired to their
sleeping room they commenced romping
and throwing pillows at each other. When
Miss Vangorder attempted to snatch a
pillow she missed it and plunged head
long through the window.
LIVE STOCK AND PRODUCE MARKETS.
Chicago, July a.
Following were the quotation oa the
board of tra le today: Wheat July, opened
7c, closed TVle; September, opened 79HC,
closod 7J-4c; December, opened Slc, closed
clHc Corn July, opened 9;gc closed oOJe;
September, oiened 4Sc, closed 4ssc; October,
oiued 48c, closed 4sgc. Oats July, opened
31c, i-loscd 31ic; August, oaed and closed
;&&::$ cptemuer, opened and closed 31c Pork
July, opened fll.tCH. elorod 811.80; Septem
ber, opened S11.C5, closed Janu
ary, opened $U.0 closed $11. ao. l.ard
July, opened Si.l-Hk closed 87.17V6.
Live stock Prices at the Uuion Stock
yards today ranged as follows: Ho,is Market
slow and weak and prices 5:3.10c lower;
sales ranged at fi.WJfi'i.6 1 pigs, SO.40&5.8U
light, 3.35a.Y.V) rough packing, 8 .5O(&5-90
mixed, an 1 SiCS&O.US heavy packing and
Cattle Market somewhat unsettle!; weak;
especially Texans; MtHJr- lower; quotations
ranged at ?i. ID . it choice to extra shipping
steers. S4.0O.&5.0J goixl to choice do. $4.-0
4.50 fair to gond. $A5 34-W common to medi
um do, f..4'!.4.ii0 butchers' steers. S2.50-&
3..VI stockeis, SI 3J.G0 Texas steers. $3.axi
a 70 ferde-s. S1.75ia2i cows. giO0&3.JO bulls
and S-.510,4.73 veal calves.
Sheep Market fairly active and prices main
tained: quotations range 1 at S4.U04t4.7A per
1HJ lbs western. :l4"-(&5.7i natives, $-J.?a&4.40
Texas, aud Si2(3ti.o lam as.
Produce: Butter Fancy separator, 30o;
dairies, fant-y. freah, ltyTj,l?e- Eggs 13c per
doz, loss off. Live lwmltry -Haas. 12c per lb;
spring chickens. 17c; roosters. 6c; spring:
ducks, 1 &,13!-yc; turkeys, mixed. 0alOc Po
tatoes Hurbauks, 40c per bu; Hebrons, 30 j
ooc; Tenndsse, Rose. fi:i53.-.i") per bbL
Strawberries Michigan, 1 il.75 per 16-qt
case. Raspberries Red. f 1 JoiXUU per 24-pt;
black, per $1.75 li-qt: fi5 16-o.t case. Biackber
ries I-.0Oii3.0U per -4-qt case.
New York, July 11.
Wheat No. 2 red winter cash, 89c; Jnlr.
87tsc; August, Corn So. 2 mixed cash.
6Vic: August, S5Lc. Oata Steady: No.
mixed, otk; July, 56ktc live Light demand;
755177c Barley Nominal. Pork Steady;
old mess, $12.25&13.:& LardSeptember,
$7.47; October, $7.4. 1- - '
Live Stock: Cattle Market steady, but no
trading in beeves; dressed beef, steady: native
sides, 7'ii'Jc j er lb. Sheep and Lambs -Mar ket
steady for sheep and a trifle firmer for lambs;
sheep, 3Hft5?c per lb; lambs, &Ki&BC per lb.
Hogs Market higher; live hogs, 9&U4fr&35
per 100 lbs.
The Loral Markets.
Bran SV- per cwt,
Shipetntl fl.00 per cwt.
Hay Timothv. Sllil3: prairie, 10211; clover
S'.ai0; baled. $11 U012.50.
Butter Falrto choice, UV4e: creamery, S2&34C
Ezg Fresh. 14c; packed. 10c.
I'oultrv Chickens. lOSWX : turkeys. 12Vo
ducks, l-ttc; geese, 10c.
rai'IT AND V EG STABLES.
Apples $S.S5(Mi75 per bbl.
Cattle Butchers pay for oom fed steers
SSft4c; cows and heifer. 2tf3c; calves
Hard 7 75.
Soft 2 I0&3 30.
Common boards $16.
Joint Scantling and timber, lxto IK feet, $13.
Every additional foot in length 50 cents .
X A X Shingles 3 75.
Lath S3 50.
Fencing 12 to Is feet (18.
ock boarda,rough S16.
Medicine moves the
Most people need to
bowels each day.
LESS THAN HALF THE
PRIC6 OFjDTHER brands
HALVES,! Of. Q UARTERS51
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