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Tuesday. July 26. 1893.
DEHOL'RATIC ATIOXAL TICKET,
For President G ROVER CLKVELANO
'or Vice President ADLA1 K. STEVENSON
For Governor JOHN P ALTGELD
For Concnt stinan at large JOHN O BLACK
For Congressman at large.. ANDRE W J HUNTER
For Lieutenant Govtrnor JOSEPH B GILL
For Secretary of Slate V M H HI N RICHSE N
For Auditor DAVID OOKS
For Treasurer RUFOS N RAMSEY
For Attorney General.. ...MTM4LONKY
For Elector. 11th Dlst J. H. HANLEY
The Democratic voter in the several counties
compilsinit the Eleventh Congressional District
are rt quested to send Delegates to a Congress
ional contention to be held t Monmonth, lll.Dois,
THl H8t AY, tEPT. 1, 18M2.
at 10:80 o'clorr, a. m. for the purpose of nominat
ing a candidate tor congress, a member of tbe
board of equalization, and to transact snch other
business aa may be presented for the considera
tion of tbe convention Tbe several counties in
the congressional district will be entitled to a
representation on the basis of one delegate for
very SU0 votes nd one for a frac ion of 100 votes
or over, cat for Edward S. Wilson, for sta'e
treasurer in 1890, as follows:
Counties. Votes 1890 No. Del.
Rock Island 4.l tl
Mercer S,(M8 10
Henderson... (KM 5
Warren ,25 11
Hancock 4.005 30
McDotough 8.258 16
Bchnyler I,te4 10
By order of Democratic Congressional commit
tee of the E.evtntb Congressional district of Illi
nois. . w . PoTTEK, Ch'm.
H. C. Cook, Sec'y.
Monmonta, 111., Jary t, ISM.
St. Locis Republic: Joseph Fifer, or
Illinois, is in come respects an amiable
man, but he will go into history as the
frst governor of an American state who
ever'used the police power to close school
houses and commit their patrons to jail.
Gen. Adlai E. Stevenson says: "The
most kindly and cordial feelings should
ever exist between the employer and
the employed. All disagreements should
be settled by conference or by arbitra
tion. It has been my firm conviction
for years that organization looking
solely to the bettering of tbe protection
of their rights is a necessity to the
One of the features of the Fourth of
July parade at Trinidad, Colo , wis a
Chinese band, consisting of 21 Chinese
residents of that town, attired in resplen
dent Oriental costumes and performing,
hardly playing, perhaps, on fearful and
wonderful instrumenia of sound. To
some people this display might seem to
be not only an interesting but an ironical
feature. The idea of a lot of Chinamen
boisterously celebrating the glories of
American freedom and liberty, especially
In a far western state and immediately
after the passage of the exclusion act, as
the Rushville Times says, is rather gro
tesque than patriotic.
Qcinct Herald: The signs in the
heavens are not right for the re-election
of Mr. Harrison. The Chicago astrolo
ger who cast his horoscope for him re
cently says that his nomination was eN
fected at a moment whe.i Scorpio was
rising. Even a child knows that this is
ominous. Those who have seen Scorpio
rise and are aware of the intense bitter
taste In his mouth will realise that the
moment is an unfortunate one for tbe
transaction of business. The other signs
in the heavens were the same as they
were at time Elisba aicked the bears on
the little children and Jonah waa swal
lowed by the whale. Mr. Harrison, be
ing in tbe Jonah business, will under
stand the allusion. It waa also in tbe
dark of the moon that he waa nominated,
and everybody knows that that is a fatal
period, especially as there wasn't a rab
bit's foot in the convention tha nearest
approach to it being tbe cloven foot that
Senator Quay carries with him.
"Cleveland is going to carry tbe coun
try, and it won't do for na to lose this
state. We have got to win." "I am
convinced tdat Mr. Cltveland is atronger
with the people than Mr. Hill would have
been." -I am convinced lhat Cleveland
can carry tbe state by a larger majority
than any presidential candidate in a gen
eration.' These are Mr. Richard Croker'a views
ouot d in Tbe World, as expressed to tbe
Tammany committee of 24
Here are his pNns. as set forth at the
1 want the district leaders to talk to
tbe district craptains and tbe men upon
whom ycu can depend. Urge them to
work harder this year than they have
ever done. If there is any grumbling
against Cleveland stop it. Heal up any
little disaffection that may exist in your
district and a'l pull together. We shall
and will give tbe state of New York to
Tha. is Tammany's attitude.
Bradfleld'a Femal Regulator
Should be used by tbe young woman, ebe
who suffers from any disorder peculiar to
her sex, and at change of life ia a power
ful tonic; benefits all who CB3 it. Sold
by Hartz & Bihnaen.
LABOR AND TARIFFS.
HIGH PRICED WAGES PRODUCES
Good Ty and Satisfied Workmen Mean
am Increased Production In the Factor?
nd 'Workshop Reaction of Wages
Canally Followed by a Had Reaction.
Mr. Lu L. Sclioornaker, the represent
ative of the Carnegie association in New
York, made a statement in regard to th
Homestead troubles, in which he said:
"The day must infallibly come it
may come at the next election when
the protective tariff which built om
laills will cease, and it is to prepare for
that repeal that we are making those
tonnage increases, in order to defy tlio
competition that on that day now in
sight will arise from every corner of
This is ail nonsense except ia so f.u"
as it shows that some of tho manufac
turers have had tltHr r-irs to tho yrmni'l
recently and have : . v.l the pent j
TO ni blinds against tin- Republican sys
tem of favoritism. Many kimls f iron
and steel goods are manufactured cheap
er here now than in any other country,
and with few raw materials we could in
most lines, as we do now in some, com
pete in the markets of the world with
out attempting to make any saving by
reducing wages, which is a doubtful
6avirtg at best.
We have heard many good Repub
lican authorities 6ay, as did Blaine and
Evarts, when secretaries of state they
made reports on the condition and effi
ciency of labor here and abroad, that
the difference in efficiency accounted
for the high wages paid in this country.
The Xew York press has demonstrated
this in the paper and several other in
dustries. The following from The Amer
ican Wool Reporter of July 7, 1892, also
a protectionist paper, is a plain state
ment of the cafe:
"It is well known that when a manu
facturer wishes to lessen the cost of
goods, his first thoughts turn to tbe
question of a reduction of wages; that
seems to lie the easiest solution. It saves
trouble in estimating results from more
complicated methods, and, like many of
the easiest ways, we are inclined to
think it is not always the best way. At
first there is undoubtedly a reduction in
cost, bnt the reaction is frequently bad.
We could have no better example" than
the Old World, where wages have been
reduced to the very lowest figure that
will prevent starvation. America and
Americans are fast distancing them in
the skilled arts, and can produce a good
many lines cheaper and letter than they
can. The reason for this is well illus
trated by the apparently strange course
business is taking in the large iron pro
"It is an indisputable fact that as
wages have lieen reduced in England so
has the German anil Belgium competi
tion begun to le felt, and it may le
looked upon as an illustration of cheap
labor against high priced labor.
"More illustrations of the fact that
low priced labor is not always product
ive of cheap goods, but that high priced
is, can be had by looking abroad, if we
do not desire to look around our own
country. England has for a great num
ber of years held markets on the con
tinent of Europe in competition with the
cheap, labor there. Vast quantities of
cotton goods are exported to China, and
no one can question the cheapness of
the labor there.
"It seems rather paradoxical to state
that high priced wages make cheap
"Everything points to this conclusion
very forcibly, that cutting down the pay
of help instead of endeavoring to im
prove them and make them worth more
is not always to do business that will
have a continuous success. Manufac
turers have evidence of it every day;
they see some firms that are prosperous,
the help satisfied and in good circum
stances, not needing any trades unions
to set the price of their labor, but satis
fied with getting what they earn. And
the increased earnings of the help mean
an increase of production for the factory
and at cheajter rates."
It-form Club Work.
Chairman E. Ellery Anderson, of the
Reform club, has just issued an appeal
for subscription which contains the fol
lowing statement of one of the objects
of the club during the campaign:
It is our earnest desire to secure the
election of Grover Cleveland as presi
dent of the United States. We wish to
satisfy the great masses of voters that a
protective tariff does not tend to in
crease the wages of the workman, but
on the contrary tends to decrease them.
We wish to satisfy them that a pro
tective tariff does increase the prices
of the necessaries of life, and that the
truth in regard to this matter cannot be
reached by comparing the prices of to
day with prices in years gone by, but
that the true test is obtained by com
paring the prices of articles in this
country with the prices at 'the same
period of the same or similar articles in
We wish to satisfy the great masses
of the voters that the chief end and ob
ject of the protective system is to de
velop in this land the most baneful of
all industries, the "manufacture of the
millionaire. We wish to satisfy these
masses that wealth which is not the re
ward of labor, but which is the unnat
ural product of laws passed for the ben
efit of favored classes, is of necessity
drawn out of the substance and savings
of the poor, and it is for that reason a
cruel and unjust burden to the com
munity. Ia There One Left '
If the McKinley tariff had done for
the Homestead men what it professes to;
do, or if it had even prevented a wage
reduction, which meant to them some-;
thing like starvation, then the lockout:
and the battle would not have occurred.
Is there any sane man left who really
believes that the McKinley kind of tariff'
does what its promoters pretend that it
A Banquet In Japan.
Dining is not in Japan the serious busi
ness it is in England. The Japanese do
not meet to eat, but eat because t hey have
met, and conversation and amusements
form the principal part of a banquet. Con
versation need not be held only with your
neighbors, for if a man wishes to speak to
a friend in another part of the room he
J1-. -J ' 11 1 H Vj J.I.g". & UCUJUU U I III)
passes into the veranda, enters the room
again and sits down on the floor before his
friend. Exchanging cups is the chief cere
mony at a Japanese dinner. Sake a spirit
made from rice, resembling dry sherry is
drunk hot out of tiny lacquer and gold
cups throughout dinner, and the mnsmes,
who sit on their heels in the open space of
the floor, patiently watch for every oppor
tunity to till your cup with sake.
When a gentleman would exchange cups
which is equivalent to drinking your
health he sits down in front of you and
begs the honor. You empty your cup into
a lowl of water, have it filled with sake,
drink, wash it again and hand it to your :
friend: he raises it to his forehead, tma-q I
has it filled and drinks. As this ceremony
has to be gone through a great many
times, drinking is often a mere pretense.
Eating is, however, but a small part of the
entertainment. We must be amused, and
to amuse is the business of the geishas, the
licensed singing and dancing girls who are
attached to every teahouse.
But the singers at a Japanese dinner
only take the part of the chorus in a
Greek play, and they sing the story which
dancing girls represent or suggest by a se
ries of gestures or postures. The dancers
are splendidly dressed, and their move
ments are so interesting, so unlike any
thing seen in Europe, that we watch them
with a curious sense of pleasure. Table.
The Ttufialo and the Indian.
The Buffalo range once extended from
Great Slave lake to the northeastern prov
inces of Mexico, from the Rocky moun
tains to the highlands 600 miles west of
Hudson bay. In the United States the re
mains of buffaloes have been found west of
tUPn.i u. .,.i r ,
the Rockies for example, in Oregon, and
also in the Great Salt lake basin. In days
gone by tribe in the north and in the
south, in the east and in the we. w on-
tirely dependent upon the migrations of
the buffalo. The natives used to look for
ward to the coming of these animals with
great anxiety and much joy. Perpetual
warfare kept each tribe well within its own
territory, so that if the coming of the buf
falo was for one reason or another delayed
it meant ruin and perhaps starvation.
Kven of late years the reckless destruc
tion of the buffalo has lieen a serious mat
ter to Indian tribes north and south of the
Canadian liorder line. More than once the
utter deprivation of buffalo meat has been
the source of complaints and uprisings
among the nations whose principal food
was thus taken away. In brief, what the
seal is to the Kskimo the buffalo was to
many of our Indian trilx-s. Almost every
part and parcel of the animal was put to
some good use the skins were made into
tents or shields or clothing, the loties were
fa-shioned into wciikius and tools and the
sinews were strung to the bows. J. L.
Vance in Our Animal Friends.
The Childlike Tartar.
A missionary informs us that on bank
holiday he was in a thoroughfare in Mile
Knd and found a Russian, who had been
on more than one occasion the recipient of
his bounty, selling semispoiled oranges
from a barrow. Ivan, clothed in raiment
which was ragged and not snperfluously
clean, was shouting as loudly as he could,
"Orange, orange; van vor a penny, dree
for van 'ape'ney." The charity distributor
explained to him that he was making a
mistake that he must intend the exact
reverse of what his words meant.
But Ivan winked an eye and replied, "I
cry thatbecos the English people stop and
laugh and say, Oh, pore foreicn man. he
not know the language,' and they pay me
penny for one, and," he added more confi
dentially still, "the orange not worth even
dree for van 'ape'ney." And Ivan trundled
his barrow away, mingling his nonsensical
cry with a song which his interrogator
said seemed a mixture of "Bozhie Tsarya
khranee" and the music hall ditty of "She
Winked the Other Eye." London Tele
graph. Polly "in Hock."
There dwelt at a fashionable boating
house up town a young man by the name
of Peter Crane, who had in his possession
a very talkative parrot.
Happening to be very short of funds at,
one time he was compelled to pawn polly
In order to obtain money for his board.
Fate seemed against him, and he was
unable to raise enough money to redeem
her. Polly in the meantime hung in front
of the pawnshop as talkative as ever.
Happening to be passing in that direc
tion one day with his Itest girl he waa hor
rified to hear the parrot exclaim, "Pete
Pete, when are yon going to get me out?"
It is needless to say that Polly did not
hang in the same place in the front of the
pawnshop the next morning. Xew York
Certain kinds of signs frequently become
completely identified with special lines -of
business. Thus the ubiquitous Chinese
laundry sign is always quickly recogniz
able by its coloring, lettering and general
appearance. Many of the newspapers and
other periodicals use a style of lettering
which is immediately and forcibly suggest
ive of the periodical advertised by the
sign, the latter being nothing more or lest
in fact than a reproduction on a large
scale of the heading of the journal. We
have plenty of examples of thN. Most 'of
the dailies display their- headings some
where on the buildings theyoccupy. Xew
A Natural Subjeet of Speculation.
A shrewd looking old man stood in front
of one of the leading jewelers, gazing at a
queer looking clock. One of the affable
clerks was standing in tbe doorway.
"That's an all fired funny clock," said
the old man. "What do you call it t"
"That's a spring lever chronometer," re
plied the clerk. "It will run for 400 days
"So? That's a long time. But say, how
long do you n'pose it would run if you
should wind it nponce?" Rocky Mountain
Ancient Glove Etiquette.
Woodstock and Worcester leather gloves
are of ancient celebrity. In the Middle
Ages the giving of a glove was a ceremony
of investiture iu bestowings lands and dig
nities. In England, in the reign of Ed
ward II, the deprivation of cloves waa a
ceremony of degradation. The importa
tion of foreign gloves into England was not
permitted until 1825. Chicago Herald.
XV U tit It Ia l or.
Country Child (who sees no novelty in a
park) What is all this grass for?
City Child That"s to keep off of. Good
Catarra Cant be Cared
with local aDDlications. as they cannot
reach the seat of the disease. Catarrh is
a blood or constitutional disease, and in
order to cure it you haye to take internal
remedies. Hall's Catarrh cure is taken
internally, and acts directly on the blood
and mucous surfaces. Hall's Catarrh
cure is no ouack medicine
It was pre
scribed bv one of the best physicians in
this country for years; and is a regular
prescription. It is composed of the best
tonics known, combined with tbe best
blood Duriflers. acting directly on the
mucoua surfaces. The perfect combina
tion of tbe two ingredients is what pro
duces such wonderful results in curing
catarrh. Send for testimonials free.
F. J. Chknet & Co.. Props.. Toledo, O,
Sold by druggists price 75c.
Cheap CxeirsMa tbe East.
On the 27th the Rock Island & Peoria
railway will sell excursion tickets to Ni
a?ra Falls. N. Y., and return at rate of
t!3 00. This is a good opportunity to
visit tbe east. Through sleeper from
Peoria. For detail information or reser
vation in sleeping car, apply to
Genl Ticket Agent.
Kemp's Balsam will
stop the cough at
Children Cry for
A new and complete Treatment, enlisting of
SoDDOtitories. Ointment in C'apruUs, also
(and pills; a tosttve care for external, internal.
blinri or Dieeatng ltchlne. cnronlc, rtoer.t or he
. reditary piles, Female Weakness and many other
' diseases : 11 is always a great oenenr, to tne gee-
Cral .-.allh; the first discovery of a medical cure
rendering an operation with the knife nnn cess-
ary hereafter; this remedy has dever been known
I to fail : SI per box. 6 for 5; sent by mail. Why
softer from this terrible di-ease when a written
cnar-ntee is positively given with 6 bottles to re
f iini the money if not cored; send stamp fur free
sample; guarantee issued by oar genu
JAPAHE8E LIV'R. PFLLhTS
Acts like magic on the tomach, liver and bowels,
dispels dyspepsia, billonsnes-, fever, to'd. ner
vous disorders, sleeplessness, loss of spt elite, re
stores the complexion; pe-feet digestion tollows
tbeir nse ; positive cure for Slk Headache and
constipation; small, mild, easy to take; larce
vials of 50 pills 25 cents, llartz & Bahnsec. tole
agents. Rock Island, Ills.
To Authorize the Extension and Con
struction of the Street Railway of the
Davenport & Rock Island Railway
Company in the City of Rock Island,
and to Operate the Same With Elec
B; it Ordained by Out CVy Council of the City cj
ticck Inland :
Section 1. That the Ilavenj ort A Rock Idami
Hallway company, its successor ana h-s gns. is
hereby granted tne risht, power and aulhoriiv to
construct, maiutain and oper.te. for a period of
9(1 yea-a from the date of the iasage of this ordi
nance a si vie or do no e tack street railway,
equipped with cars proielled b t l ctric toer in,
npou. and alont; the following sueets ar.d avenues
in said city, to w it : commencing at the present
track of street railway now opeiated by said com
at the intersection of 1 hi lieth street and Four
teenth a venae, thence east on Knntteen h avenue
to Ttirty-eighth street with authority to connect
the said street railway at that point with tbe lines
of the Mo) ne Central Street Rntiway coio; any.
Sac S. The railway and rai'.way tr.rke t erein
authorized to be constracted, maintained and
operated, shall be so constructed, maintained and
opeiated accotding to acertala ord nance of this
co ncil assed Feb. 3, A. I. 1S0 entitled "An
ordinance to authorize the Moline floe Is'and
ilorse Hallway company t x tend, cons met,
operate and maintain iu line of street railway on
Nineteenth. Fifteenth and Ninlh streets and on
Fourth avenue in the said city -f Itock Island and
to connect and operate the atre in connection
wiih its own and other street ra Iways."' The
railway tracks to be laid and constructed under
this ordinance shall be considere t and taktn to be
a part of the tacks constructed, and that may here
after be constructed, under the ordinance above
entitled and to be governed in all respects tbetet .
Sec. S. r aid tracks shall consist cf a 30-pound
"T" rail and nntil such time as doable tracks
shall be laid, asiucle track may be laid on ore side
of said Fonrteenib avenue, if so desired, leaving
th balance of the street for teams, and said track
shall be provided every 100 feet with pairs of 2x4
wooden bocks two nd one-half feet lorg spiked
opposite each other to the ties inside of the rails so
aato enable vehicles to get out of tad track, and it
aha 1 be constructed under the scpervision and
direction of tbe street and alley committee of tMs
city council and fully completed and finished with
in six months after the date of tbe jassage of this
ordinance and un'ess so completed, within tbe
tine aforesaid, unavoidable dt lays excepted all
rights g an'ed and secured by thtsord nai.ee shall
be forfeited. Cars shall leave each trrminnsof said
railway line, when so completed, at ff o'clo k a.
m . and every SO tLinutes thereafter until 10:30 p.
m. on each and every flay, and oftener when tbe
bariaess shall warrant Uresame.
Any provisions heretofore passed Conflicting
with this section are hereby repealed
Bbc 4. The rights and authority herein (ranted
shall be null and void upon failure of said t oui
pany to operate any portion of the line herein au
thorized to be coistrnctedV, and upon suck event
the Council may declare this ordinance T- rfe Ted
thereupon said Company shall rem ve Its tr cts
from sa d street and filace the same in like condi
tion with the remaining portion of tbe street,
smooth and free from osstrartion ti travel.
Siac. S. At any time after ten years sbonld tbe 1
City Council consider the traffic on Fourteenth'
avenne demands a tram rail, and the right Is i
hereby reserved to the city co ncil by o-d nance
to require said company to substitute a tram for a
' T'" rail, and said company, noon being served
with a copy of aaid-o-dlnance. shall within SO days
substitute a tram rail uulesa said company electa
to pare its Tracks. j
sac ti. The said Daverport Rock Island
Rrilway Comi an are to keep their tracks filled
between the rails and 18 inchea outside of them,
even with the top of the rails with msc idam at all
street crossings or intersee-ione) to the full
width f the street, nntil such time aa said street
may be paved.
Sc. 7. This ordinance shall take effect on
and after ita passage and appro al by the mayor
and its acoeptance filed with the city clerk by the
Rock Island Hallway company.
Passed July lBth r89e
Attest: WILLIAM McCONOCHIE.
Robert Kctkhlb, Mayor.
LABOR. TIME, MONEY
Use it your own way.
It is" the best Soap made
For "VN ashing Machiue TiBe.
WARNOCK & RALSTON.
that has any sensz .
And many thltie be ve hope,
a ata a a
WILL orLiNlL) HlR CENTS FOR A USEFUI CAKE
Of FAIRBANKS-SANTA-P.I SiSsnffi
J. B. ZIMMER,
Haejust received a laree'-vclce of the latest
feultinps, which he is selling at J28.00 and np.
v, v.v.tu. a rj ic nut vi pania,
"and make j our selection while tbe stock it
Stab Block, Opposite Habpeb House.
OLD GUARD HAND
Only S2.50 Per Cation
And Dealer in Mens Fine Woolens.
1706 Second Avpue
C. J. W. SCHREINER,
Contractor and Biailder,
1121 and 1123 Fonrth arenne. Residence 1119 Fonrth avenue.
Plans and specifications furnished on all classes of work : also aeent o f driller's PateL- c ce
Sliding Blinds, something new, sty lien and desirable.
ROCK IM.AND. .1.1.
HORST VON KOECKRITZ,
ANALYTIC AND DISPENCING
Will be located on Fifth avenue and
Proprietor of the Brady Street
I Ail It tidal of Cot Flowera eonitutlv An rtftnri .
Ooe bloclt, north of Central Para, the largest
B. F. DeGEAK,
Contractor and Biiilder,
Office and Shop Corner Seventeenth 81. T Tclonfi
and Seventh Avenue. i ' XVOCK 1 SI aim-
II ! of carpenter work a pocialtr. Flans and estimate for aU kind of ba'.'.alwn
ask c&v Kinriunnn ncornnrn i"r
v jTtt nseot tobacco. opium or stimulants which so n leail to lrnru
Orvflv' tlun '""snitT. Put np convenient t- nrrr In te-t uvkrt.
ae t-r ml' : lor I With erery ...rrler we ri"e a ertt. 11 : '
OKi-out xo lira csixo.
or rcurui t rumt.
For a:e in Rock island by Hartz
Qavenport Business College,
COMPLETE IN ALL DEPARTMENTS.
FOR CATaUMJTJiB ADDRESS
J. C. DUNCAN. EDavespoit-
LIT A DING-
Imported aid Domestic Stririr a-.'
Bis line of overcoatincs cannot V,
wnicn ne u felling at je 00 and
Twentythird street on or before it:
1803 Second Avenue.
i - Ia. 804 Brady Street. Daviaixi-Uc
. mn. NTTimii. Uwiuide.allilrain ni1 losaof power- t t ,:,t
Orcans n either sei caste I tvy oier exertion, youthful err-- -. --r "Trrr
Circular tree. ddresa crrc (seed o.. ( i
& Bahnaen. 8d Ave, 'and 20th street.