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Rook Island' Daily Argu
V0L.T:XL. NO. 242.
ROCK ISLAND, RFIDAY, AUGUST 5, 1892.
I Sing-le Copies 5 Crass
1 Par Week lH Ca
Under the Management of SAX & RICE.
CLOTH E and
Sold for LESS than HALF PRICE.
Our nice NEW Stock will be slaughtered at
prices less than any house in Rock Island will sell
them. We carry no goods over from one season to
another. We need the money; we need the room
for our . Fall Stock which will arrive within 30 days.
10 cents buys a good Shirt Waist.
$ cents buys a Campaign Cap.
$250 buys Child's Suit worth $450.
SO cents buys a Negligee Shirt
Worth tip to $1.25
69 cents buys a Child's
Worth tip to $1.50
$150 buys a Boys'Suit age 12 to 18.
1 ? cents buys any pair of Socks
In the House, worth 25c
97 cents buys a pair of Pants
Worth up to $2.50
38c buys a good Unlaundried Shirt.
Your choice of any Tie in the house.
For Half Price
$5.00 buys a Man's Suit
Worth up to $10.00
$10.00 buys a Man's Suit
Worth up to $20.00
$1.75 buys a Man's suit worth $4.
$750 buys a Alan's suit worth up to $1 J
$2.25 buys Men's pants worth $450.
59 cgjjLts ouys Underwear worth 75c.
$?50;fiuysa Child's suit worth up to$7
10c buys any Straw Hat in the house.
To get better acquainted with our Children's Department, we offer you extra in
ducements. This sale is for FIFTEEN DAYS ONLY.
Sax & BlCE, Proprietors of
ADLAI AND HENRI.
Chief Figures at a Democratic
DEDICATION OF A NEW CLUB HOUSE
Named After Wsltenon the Organization
"Will Propagate Democratic Principles
Remarks by Stevenson and the Louis
ville K1 1 tor Warm Reception to the
Illinois Candidate McKinley at Coun
cil UloiTs Nebraska Republicans in
Convention- People's Party domina
tions Don Dickinson Heads the Dem
ocratic Campaign Committee.
LorisviLLK, A ii p. 5. Yesterday the new
Watterson club house was dedicated and
the event was made notable by the atten
dance of many Democratic leaders, among
them Hon. Adlai K. Stevenson, nominee
for vice president; the governor of Ken
tucky and his staff, and a majority of the
state legislature, Stevenson was the guest
of honor and spoke to a great concourse of
people at Liiederkranz hall and to a smaller
gathering at the 'Watterson club houset
where he was given a reception, and Henry
Watterson also spoke. The city was in
holiday attire and in holiday spirits. The
Watterson club house was gorgeous with
decorations by day and ablaze with illumi
nation by night. Stevenson was introduced
to the liiederkranz hall audience by Gov
ernor Brown, and was greeted tumult
uously. Remarks of the lllinolxlan.
Stevenson said he was a Kentuckian.
and his years of citizenship iu another
state had not weakened the cords that
bound him to the "old commonwealth."
He gloried with Kentuckians in the his
tory and traditions of the state and
named many distinguished Illinoisians
who had been born in Kentucky Hardin,
Edwards, Cook, Stewart, Logan, Brown
ing, Dickey, Walker, and others and
continued: "But these are not alL Illi
nois is debtor to Kentucky for one more
illustrious than those I have named.
Great as a lawyer with marvellous power
as an advocate the peer of the mightiest
in debate: wise as great occasions demand
ed wisdom, the fame of Abraham Lincoln
is not confined to the state of his birth nor
of his adoption, but is the heritage of all
A Compliment to Watterson.
' He complimented the club which, he
said, had honored Itself by adopting the
name of a man honored all over the coun
try a name that was a household word.
He touched on the war and the reconstruc
tion period, but said it would serve no
good purpose to revive these memories ex
cept for the reason that we are again con
fronted with a "force bill." In its re-enactment
history would repeat itself and
the evils that would ensue would find
their counterpart only iu those which
made up so shameful a part of the recon
The Meeting; at the Clnb Honse.
He closed with the hope that the club
would spread abroad au influence for the
right and the maintenance of our demo
cratic institutions. Speeches were made
by the Hon. J. Proctor Knott, Hon. James
A. McKenzie, Hon. Boyd Winchester.Hon.
Albert S. Willis and others. After the
adjournment of the mass meeting General
Stevenson gave a public reception. The
members of the Watterson club and their
invited guests then repaired to the Wat
terson club house, where a repast, follow
ed by a feast of reason and a flow of soul,
awaited the Democratic braves.
Watterson Makes a Speech.
After the banquet Watterson made a few
remarks, beginning with a humorous refer
ence to the choice of his name for the club
and a eulogv of Stevenson, and winding up
with congratulations that the Chicago
convention had adopted a tariff for revenue
only platform. He had expected nothing
at Chicago except Cleveland, and had got
Stevenson and a ringing declaration for
tariff for revenue. He didn't want the
earth, and the party was one and all for
Cleveland and Stevenson and the abolish
ment of the "robber tariff."
The festivities were continued to a late
M'KINLEY AT COUNCIL BLUFFS.
Be Talks of the Finance and Tariff Ques
tions to w Lurce Crowd.
Council Bluffs, la., Aug. 5. Governor
AIcKiuley spoke at the fair grounds yes
terday to 10,000 persons and was en
thusiastically received. He said he had
known very well the representatives in
congress from this district. "There was
Hepburn and Lyman, and Pusey, a Demo
crat whom 1 liked very well indeed in
spite of the fact that I always thought
you made a great mistake in seuding him
to congress." Great laughter. He then
tackled the money question and referred
to the failure of trie Democrats to pass a
free silver measure. He opposed two kinds
of moaey of different values, declaring
that a lt0 cent dollar will not associate
with one worth oiny eighty-three cents.
Doeon't Want "short" Dollars.
Said the speaker: "Ve don't want any
t-hort dollars in this count ry. A short dol
hir is worse than a short crop. A kind
providence may follow a short crop with a
tood one, but, providence has nothing to
tio with the lengthening of a short dollar.
Laughter. Coming to the subject of
taxation I would say that if we had the
Low er we would abolish all taxation. We
don't like it, but it is necessary to sustain
the government. The (question is how to
raise it." The governor then went into
an extended argument iu advocacy of pro
Platform Adopted and llallotina; on Gov
Llscoln, Xeb., Aug. 5. The Republican
state convention met here yesterday, A.
E. Cady, of Howard county, handling
the gavel as permanent chairman. After
organizing recess was taken to 2 p. m.
when the resolutions committee reported
and the report was adopted. It indorses
the national platform; declares the Re
publican party the friend of labor; disap
proves the use of Pinkerton men; favors
the establishment in some form of boards
of arbitration for the settlement of dis-t
putes between capital and labor; declares
for state regulation of freight and passen
ger tariffs; opposes trusts; favors free
rural mail delivery; calls for revision of
of the state revenue laws and a more liber
al pension system.
Failed to Nominate a Governor.
An attempt was made to nominate a
candidate for governor. Lorenzo Crounse,
of Douglas; Lieutenant Governor Majors,
of Nemaha; A. K. Cady, of Howard, and
Lawson Sheldon, of Cass, were put in
nomination. It was announced that 431
votes would lie required to nominate.
First ballot Crounse, STtt; Majors, 84:
Cady, S'-i; Sheldon, 41; ex-Attorney Gen
eral Leese, 1. Five ballots were takeu
with no important changes. The fifth
ballot stood: Crounse, 305; Majors, 317;
Cady, 50. The convention then adjourned
until 9 o'clock this morning.
People's Party of Nebraska.
Kearney, Xeb., Aug. 5. The People's
party state convention nominated ex-Senator
Van Wyck for governor and the fol
lowing running mates: Lieutenant gov
ernor, C. D. Shrader; auditor, Logan Mc
Reynolds; secretary of state, J. M. Kaster
ling; treasurer, J. V. Wolfe; attorney gen
eral, V. O. Strickler; superintendent of
public instruction, H. H. Hiatt; commis
sioner of public lauds and buildings, J. M.
Grinnell. Iu the platform presented for
adoption were planks denouncing the
management of the World's fair for unfair
treatment of union labor, and deraaading
t hat no more money be appropriated by
any county in the state; also denouncing
the militia and demanding its abolish
ment. These were adopted, but later re
considered and laid on the table.
Knlb Still Has Hopes.
Moxtgom fry, Ala., Aug. 5. Elec
tion reports have come iu from sixty
two out of the sixty-six counties. The
Kolb majorities have climbed up con-ider-ably
from the back counties, but the fig
ures indicate that Governor Jones has
been re-elected by a safe majority of 15,000
or 30,000. Kolb still claim-, that the offi
cial returns on Saturday will give him
the election. The legislature is safely
Democratic iu both branches.
The Michigan Lesislatnre.
LANSIXG, Mich.. Aug 5. The state leg
islature met at noon today ou call of the
governor to enact a new redisricting bill
in place of the one declared unconstitu
tional. The Democrats must pass the biil
in four days if they do it by a majority
vote. If four days pass without action it
will take two-thirds majority. The Re
publicans will try to delay matters so as
force the Democrats over the four days.
Dickinson Chosen Chairman.
Xetv Yolk, Aug. 5. Don M. Dickinson
was chosen chairman of the Democratic
national campaigu committee at its meet
ing yesterday. Bradley Smalley was
elected secretary. A strong effort was
made to induce Gorman to take the chair
manship, but it failed. William C. Whit
ney was present at the meeting by courtesy,
and was chosen a member of the commit
tee. Call to Republican Chairmen.
Xew Yokk, Aug. 5. The chairman of
the national Republican committee has
issued a call to chairmen of state and terri
torial committees urging active co-operation
in perfecting league clubs.
KNIGHT TEMPLARS' CONCLAVE.
Derver Decked Out in Holiday Atire In
Desyee, Aug. 5. The Knight Templar
Conclave, which will be the largest and
most importaut convention ever held by
the Masonic fraternity, will open in this
city in all its grandeur next Tuesday. The
formal opening of the week's festivities
will be the parade, wherein 25.000
uniformed knights, representing all the
commanderies in the United States, will
participate, and act as an escort to Grand
Master J. P. S. Gobin, conducting him to
the Masonic Temple where the session of
the grand encampment will be held.
Arriving by Thousands.
The knights are arriving by thousands
and Denver is in holiday dress to welcome
them. They travel in sumptuous trains,
and the railways are "doing themselves
proud" in the matter of transportation.
Immense crowds of people were at Union
citation all day yesterday watching the ar
rivals. Grand Master Gobin and his staff
passed through the city yesterday, the
party getting off for a hasty view of Den
ver. They will travel through the most
beautiful portions of the state until Mon
day, when they will be officially received
here. It is estimated that 100,000 knighu
will be in Denver during the conclave.
DROWNED IN THE MISSISSIPPI.
A Heroine Goes Down with Those She
Tried to save.
Molise, Ills., Aug. 5. Three of the best
known families of Port Byron, this county,
were bereaved yesterday by a triple catas
trophe. Rev. X. T. Blakeslee, of the Port
Byron Congregational church, has been
camping with his Sunday school class of
boys on the Mississippi river bank, three
miles above the town. Yesterday morn
ing two little girls Lillie Zollinger,
aged 13, and Blanche Simonson, aged 12
were visiting the camp, and two
young ladies Mr. Blakeslee's daughter
Lillie and Miss Grace Maxwell were
present to keep things ia order at the
enmp Lillie Zollinger and Blanche
Simonson waded out in the sand in
shallow water till, coming to a sud !en
step-off, they were beyond their depth,
struggling in the river. Miss Maxwell,
aged 21, rushed to their rescue and was
drowned with the others before help
arrived. The three bodies were recovered.
1 lie Pope Forbids.
Lokdon, Aug. 5. A Rome dispatch says
that the pope has forbidden the archbish
op of Genoa to take part in receiving the
king and queen of Italy when they visit
that city to meet the naval squadron.
The Weather We May Expect.
YVashikutun, Aug. 5. The following arc
the weather iudiuationa tor twenty-four hours
from 8 p. in. yesterday: For Indiana sad Illi
nois Fair, warmer weather; southerly winds.
For Iowa Fair, warmer weather in eastern
portion; winds h:ftiii; to westerly. For Low
er Michigan Fair, warmer weather ia west
ern portion; southerly winds. or Upper Mich
igan Fair - weather, preceded by showers;
warmer; southerly winds. For Wisconsin
Fair, warmer weather; southerly winds.
EiifrlKtid Annexes an Islaud.
Sax Fkaxcico. Aug. 5. Xews by
sttamer Mariposa, which touched at Hon
olulu, is to the effect that H. M. S. Cham
pion anchored off Johnston island lying ia
latitude lf:15 north, longitude 1k:30 west,
on July IS, and annexed the islaud next
day. Johnston island consists of two islands
connected by n large coral reef and and
luuik. The proclamation announcing the
annexation was left in a secure place on
the island. England wants the island, so
it is said, for a cable station.
The NMtional Game Iteeord.
Chicago, Aug. 5. Following are the
League scores that were recorded yester
day: At St. Louis Chicago I, St, Louis
6; at Cincinnati Pittsburg 5, Cincinnati
12; at Louisville Cleveland 4, Louisville
2; at Boston Baltimore 4. Boston 6; at
Xew York Washington 1, Xew York 5;
at Brook! n Philadelphia 4, Brooklyn 5.
Iliincis-Iowa: At lix-kford--Joliet 2,
Rockfoid 11; at Rock llaud Jacksonville
2. Rock Islaud-Joline 11.
The Carpenters llrutberhood.
ST. Louis, Aug. 5. The carpenters
Brotherhood transacted considerable rou
tiue business at their session yesterday.
The only important matter transacted,
was the raising of the monthly dues from
35 cents to do cents.
LIVE STOCK AND PRODUCE MARKETS.
Chicago, Aug. 4.
Following we.ro the quotations on the
board of traleto lay: Wheat August, opened
TTfio, closad 7-s-; September, opened TSJgc,
closed 7f(j : December. o,cned tgc, closed
Sic' Corn August, opened 5 Jjc, closed
olic; September, ojiened Oc, closed 51c; Oc
tober, opeaed 4i?$j, closed 5ac. Oats Au
gust, opened clrsed Slfw September,
opened o3o. ciosed lite; October, oiiened Sic,
closed 3440. Pork August, opened ilii-V.
cloved Sl-.lTVi; Septeuib-r, opened SI-.42V.
closed (12.o7Ht: January, ojiened $13.376, closed
$1:1.4 V. Lard August, oi-eued $7.42i, closed
Lave stock Prices at the TTnion Stock
yards today ranged as f o.lows: Hogs Market
active ana strong; packers and shippers
buy in;: prices were 5&llc higher;
salet ranged at SI-75&5.75 pigs, $3.33
J.95 ishU S5.255.50 rough packing, S5.4
5-iT mixed, and $j.iu&6.uu heavy packing and
Cattle Market rather active on local and
shipping account, and prices 5&10.: higher.
epei iaily on better qualities; quotations
ranged i4.&.ga.: choice to extra shipping
steers. $1.5i&4.iJ good to choice do, $4.ait.4.5J
fair to good, f 3. "J (.4. ID common to medium do,
$A40ix4 01 butchers' sfc?ers, $i5tX&1.5u stockers.
$2.U0&3.6J Texas steers. S11.75&4.40 range
steers. feeders, $L750l 3.00 cows, $iuO
.:i..'5 bulls, and 8 -.25(&4-UU veal calves.
Sheep Market fairly Motive and price un
changed; uuotatirns range 1 at 4.0h4.7j per
WU lbs westerns. $ i. 455.7 a natives, $J.S5i4.40
Texas aud i"..ix(j,7.0 ) lambs.
Produce: Butter Fancy separator, 21c;
dairies, faucr. freh, ltkrtl7c; packing stock,
fresh, 12121,0. Egs 15il5c per doz, loss
off. Live iwultry. Hens, 1L&11 per lb;
spring chichens, 15c; roosters. 6c; ducks, 9c;
spring duck, lie; turkeys, mued, ll'-sc; geese,
$3.lAii6. UO per doz. Potatoes Tennessee,
Rose, 52.25gi5J per bbl; Triumphs. So53
-50; lrTig Early Ohio. 4o5uc per bu
home grown. Early Ohios, $L7m&uO per bbl.
Blueb.rries SL5J!.0J per 16 quart case
lta-pberrics-KeJ, $1.50 per S4-pint case;
black. $1.1 IJ.l.--'! per 1 --quart case. Blackber
ries Michigan Eai ly Harvest. 75&&V3 per 24;
pint ca-e. Apples $2.(10.50 per bbl; good to
fancy, SXOJa.25. t
Xew York, Aug. 4.
Wheat No. 2 red winter cash, &4H&&5C;
August, SoJic: September, bic; October,
o59C Corn Xa - mixed cash, SUc; Au-ffu-t.
5Tt,c; September, i6; October, 559u
Oats Dull but steady; No. 3 mixed cash.
38c: August. atc. Ke Steady; ?2&76c f or
western. Barley Neglected. Fork Dull;
S12.75&1 i.00 for old. Lard Steady; Sep
tember, $7.78; October. 87.SJ.
Live Stock: Cattle Market firm, but no trad
ing in beeves; dressed beef, steady; native
tide. Tim-tc per lb. Sheep and Lambs
Trading brisk and active; sheep, $&75(25U7
lr lnu lbs; lambs. i5.nij.7.2a. Hogs Market
steady; live hogs. $5.5 tQ,&30 per 100 lbs.
The Loral Markets.
Bran -S5c per cwt,
Ships'tiff $1.00 per cwt.
Hav Timothv. $116113: prairie, 10311; clover
Jy3.10; baled. $11 00lx.B0.
Butter Fslr to choice, l.'Hc; creamery, 39&S4C
Ecgs Freh,14c; packed 10c.
Poultry Chickens, 10&12K; turkeys, 13J4
ducks, 1-Hc; geese, 10c.
mrrr and vbastablxs.
Apples $t.SS$4 75 per bbL
Cattle Butchers pay for corn fed steers
SSCMttc; cows and heifers, 2&3c; calves
Hard 7 75.
Soft 1 I0& 30.
Common boards 16.
Joiot Scantling and timber, 15 to 16 feet, $13.
Every additional foot in length SO cents.
SAX Shingles $ 75.
Lath 5:! 50.
Fencio? 12 to 16 feet 818.
oca board, rough $16.
Tot referring to a subject so unusual, but
it may possess Interest f?r some to know
Is sold for half the price of the other
kinds. IS COLD, we amy If the quality
was not what it should be. of course it
would not sell at all.
Baking Powder Companies say nothing
of their exorbitant prices, but talk con
tinually of chemical analysis, Ac
let the actentlsta lead the scientists, but
let practical women try Cllasax, and
judge for themselves.
AT YOUIi GROCEB'b