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Tcisoat. Acgcst 23. 1892
In Doubt About the Canal Tolls
0T INCLINED TO BACK DOWN,
But Puzzled How to Mand lp-flbt
Minl.ter IIKSrt Thinks the 1'oWcjr
Will Jse The Iinmlnion To lie Iode
pendpnt Next Year So Ynr as the Soo
Is Concerned A Canal of Its Own Su
perior to fct. Mary's
Ottawa, Ang. 23. There i a decided
ieeling manifested l.y the gwvernment
presn a-air.st any backdown by the Io
Siloioa uvernmerit upon the causl tolls
(uestion. Circum-tauce, however, may
Induce Premier Abttott to regard the situ
ation from a di lie rent standpoint. The
rabinet miuister in town are slow to ex
press any opinion with regard to the presi
leiit'a proclamation. A cabinet meeting
will be held today. JCo discussion on the
;anal question will be reached, however,
antil I'reaiitT Abbott and other members
reach the city.
Sovermiteut Indemnification Suggested.
"My own opinion is." said John llat;
(art, minister of railways and canals,
lhat the i olicy of the government will
9e to place Canadian shippers on the same
looting as American shippers, even if they
save to recoup them out of the public
treasury. I have heard nothinjf of the
proclamation beyond what I have seen in
:he uresn. 1 Kee that the president has
IxeU a toil of 2" I cent, the same as is now
placed on the Wetland, and that will only
remain in efTec during the time that we
4 re continuing the al!eil 1 incrimination.
Tlie New ( anadian IMtch.
"IxnK lw.-fo.-e this we saw tli.it it was in
ur interest to push abend t he i-oo canal
to as to have a line of navigation between
the Kreat lakes on our own territory. In
tructipns have leen jriven out to carry on
ind comple'.e the work as soon as possible.
Work will le curried on nibt mid day
nut 11 that is accompli-bed. I think that
by the end of next hummer we will have a
system of navigation of our own connect
ing with Lake Superior f:r better" than
the Americans. NS'e will haven lock 900
feet lony aud GO feet wide, which can hold
ft whole-tow and make lockage in one-half
the tiirte that can now be done on the
'- An Alderman's Opinion.
Alderman Hutchinson, of the McKay
Miuiutf company, suid it was serious for
Canada. The rale was too bijfh to ship
northwest wh?at for x;ort via Montreal,
because the rate that way to Liverpool was
t shilling and 0 pence, while via N-w York
It was only 9 pence. The retaliation would
also affect gixxls yoin from eastern Can
Ida to Manitoba and the I'acilic coast.
SQUIRE GUINV3 VILLAINY.
Instructed t. Collect Tolls.
Washington, Am:. 'J-i. Acting Secre
tary Spauldina', of the treasury depart
ment, has issued circulars instructing the
collectors of customs under the act relat
ing to tolls on Canadian vessels at the St.
Wairy's canal, which provides that money
shall be collected uuder regulations to be
established by the secretary of the treas
ury. MAY PROVIDE A SENSATION.
The Cooler Outlaws In Pennsylvania
Vlalted by a Iteporter.
PlTTSBl'Wi, Any. 23. A Times reporter
bas interviewed the notorious Cooley gang
In Fayette county. He got word to them
that he wished to visit them. After wait
ing six days, during which time be waa
watched and questioned, a mesengercame
to bim telling bim be would have to go
unarmed, permit himself to lie searched,
and if any one followed the reporter and
the followers would be killed. In the
midst of a forest the reporter waa blind
folded and led iuto the presence of five of
the gang who were assembled in a natural
openinif. Frank Cooley, the leader, is
about 25 years of age, and is one of a fina
lly of fifteen.
Secnra In m Secret Cave.
In the interview Frank Cooley said bo
would give himself up if guaranteed that
he would not receive more than four years
Imprisonment. Jack Kamsey, bas no
thought of giving himself up and says he
will not. tya taken alive. The outlaws
deny complicity in many crimes laid at
their door. They have a secret cave well
stocked with provisions and the place is
surrounded by outposts and pickets who
warn them by signals of anybody's
approach. The sheriff's posse was recent
ly within ear-shot of them. Sheriff Mc
Connick says no offer of compromise will
GOSSIP ABOUT HEADQUARTERS.
nan llcklnstn Not Very Itobust McKIn
lejr Consults Carter.
New Yoi:k, Aug. 23. General Adlai E.
Stenvenson received a number of callers
yesterday at the Hoffman House, where
he is stopping. The general and Don M.
Dickinson were elected members of the
aub-cemmittee to look after the west.
Dickinson, who has been ill at his broth
er's cottage at Hay Kidje, returned to this
city yesterday. He looks anything but a
well man. It is stated that he will dele
gate some one to go to Chicago in bis
place, and that, he will remain in this
Simply Talked of a Trip to Maine.
Among the callers at the Republican
headquarters yesterday morning was
Major AlcKiniey." He had a qnite a long
consultation with Carter, the chairman of
the national Republican campaign com
mittee. He subsequently informed a re
porter of the United Press that his confer
ence with Carter waa In reference to de
livering a few addresses in Maine and Ver-
Re Has Innocent Men Sent to Peniten
tiary for His Own Crime.
PlTTSBt nii, Aug. 23 The Leader says
that Secretary Dorente, of the Anti-Cruelty
society, yesterday made information
against Joseph Gainc, 'squire of Mifflin
township, charging bim with incest with
his 17-year-oM daughter. Guinn had his
daughter make information some time
age against eight young men, charging
tbem with assaulting her. Some of them
were sentenced to the penitentiary at the
June term of court, while others proved
an alibi. Friends of the young men who
believed them innocent have been work
ing on the case ever since.
lireadfnl Confession of the Girl.
On the 17th of this month Guinn's
daughter was brought here and lodged in
jail. She at first stoutly clung to her
first story, that she bad been the victim
of an assault of the eight young men, but
finally made a full confession, in which
she says she has been the victim of her
father's unnatural desires for the past
two years, since the death of her mother.
Guinn is an old and respected resident of
Mifflin township and has been a magis
trate for several years. He will be ar
rested at once.
The Garfield Park club at Chicago has
filed suits aggregating tlCO.OOO against the
mayor and chief of police for wrongfully
interfering with the business of the club
in the recent attempts to stop racing at
that course, all of which have failed in
Henry Harris, of Tacoma, killed his
wayward daughter and himself.
The town of Sontra, Germany, was de
stroyed by fire. One hundred and forty
The British steamer Rome was wrecked
near Algoa IS ty aud all on board are
thought to have been drowned.
Kev. Dr. Hiram Buck, of Decatur. Ills.,
formerly prominent in the Methodist
church of the west, is dead.
The Germans are building several im
portant fortresses in Alsace. Xeuf Bri
ach is to be connected with Strasbnrg
and the ch tin of forts on the Rhine great
A convict named Vincent was killed and
another narued Welch was wounded while
trying to escape from Sing Sing prison.
Mrs. Patsy Sears, aged 108 years, died
at Kokomo, Ind.
Owing to the threats of a strike the mas
ter tailors of Kngland have ordered a lock
out of journeymen. The number of men
affected is 53,000.
President Baptist a has declared the
whole of the republic of Bolivia in a state
of siege, owing to the Camaceo revolution
sry movement. Several cases of dynamite
snd ammunition were discovered at La
Mary Sunderberg, of Minneapolis, was
run down by an electric car in St. Paul
and was fataiiy injured.
Governor McKinley has received 200 in
vitations to deliver campaign addresses.
The story of a disaster in a mine at
Wesley, near Peoria, 111., was a mistake,
A sort of cave-in took place, but no one
was imprisoned and work was resumed in
The continent of Europe has been suffer
ing for several days from extreme heat.
At Trieste the mercury marked HOdegrees
in the shade.
Frank Rath, a farmer living near Romu
lus, Mich., has become insane on account
of the death of his wife, whom he married
only six weeks ago.
While Captain Kugeue Bunch, the noted
train robber, was resisting arrest he was
killed by detec:ives near f'rauklititoii.
Governor Boyd declines a reuomina'-ion
for governor, but promises to work hard
for the Nebraska Democratic state ticket
Cot Ahead of the Old I.n.ly.
SAKATOUA, X. Y., Aug. 23. Saturday
nig it Rev. Dr. Joseph Carey, rector of
the Bethesda Episcopal church, joined in
matrimony. Miss Louisa Allele Xileaon,
a trapese performer, and William Herbert
Wilson, one of the superintendents of
Forepauirl.'a show. The wedding was
not to have taken Jplace until the show
reached Schenectady, but Miss Xileson
accidentally learned that her mother had
reached New York from Europe and in
tended to prevent the marriage. In order
to prevent any possible scene the ceremony
was performed here.
Fred Wines' Son Disappears.
Washington, Aug. 23. A young man
named Arthur F. Wines, son of Frederick
Wines, a special agent of the census bu
reau, mysteriously disappeared from his
father's home here lost Tuesday morning,
since which uo trace of the young man has
been found. It is feared that he has become
weak-minded from overstudy, and has
either committed suicide or wandered off
and is unable to find his way back. He
came here recently fro o Springfield, Ills.,
for the benefit of his health. He is a junior
He Was Only a "Nigger."
BRIDGEPORT. Conn., Aug. 23. Private
dispatches from Port Jefferson, L. I., tell
of the inhuman treatment accorded Horace
Walters, the only colored sailor on the
schooner Horace Centers, which has just
arrived there from North Carolina with
lumber. The white men were jealous of
the neirro, and tied a rope around his waist
anil dropped him astern, where he would
have been drowned but for the interference
of Bridgeport yachtsmen.
Morley liegina Ills Work.
London, Aug. St3. John Morley, the
chief secretary for Ireland, is instituting
a commission of inquiry into the position
of the evicted Irish tenants and the hold
ers of evicted lands, the commission to
report in time to prepare a bill before the
opening of parliament on November 4.
The Irish members want the government
to make an advance from the treasury for
the relief of the evicted tenants, relying
on the majority in parliament to confirm
They Swarm Into Kansas City
3AKP SHAW FILLING UP BAPIDLY.
The Sunrise Gnn Announces the Inane
nration of Militarj-fDisclpMne Seventy
Thousand Added to the Population of
tle City in One Uay Arrival or Visit
ors from Illinois, Indiana. Michigan,
and Other States The Continent Rep
resented Endowment Rank's Finan
Kansas Citt. Mo., Aug. 23. At snnrise
yesterday morning the boom of battery
B's three-inch rifle resounded through the
Pythian camp and informed the knights
that military regulations would be in
force for the rest of the week. The past
twenty-four hours "had worked a wonder
ful transformation in the appearance of
Camp Shaw. Glitter, animation and dis
play had replaced comparative quiet and
repose. The advent of the knights is
marked by neither ceremony nor display.
Q-iietly and unostentatiously, without the
blare of trumpets or the measured tread
if martial escort, they come from the sta
tions to the camp and then only does mili
tary regime assert its sway,
They Hail from Every State.
The knights hail from every state in the
Union and from the Canadian provinces,
and individually represent almost every
profession in life. Yesterday was a recep
tion day for the uniform rank and the vari
ous divisions were putting in the time
becoming acquainted and getting settled
in their quarters. Up to i o'clock last
evening 150 passenuer trains had arrived,
bringing what is estimated as a crowd of
Indiana, Illinois, and Michigan.
The Seven'h regiment of Illinois came
in on a special of seven cars over the Al
ton at S o'clock a. m. Two late specials
over the Alton were filled with members
of the Indiana division. Indiana will be
very well represented. The Lake Erie and
Western Sunday night and yesterday
turned over forty cars to the Chicago and
Alton at Biootiiington, all filled with In
diana knights aud excursionists. The
Mich i can division arrived on aspetial over
the Alton at I o'clock in the afternoon.
Then there were divisions from New Jer
sey, Tennessee, Ohio, Maryland. Delaware,
West Virginia, Florida, Kansas, and other
states. All came in during the day.
How the lay M as Spent.
The day was srut by the Pythian sis
ters in receptions to the visiting sisters at
the various headquarters af. the local
lodges. Committees of the sisters were
at the stations ready to aid the incoming
members and give them such information
as was needed. The sisters have done
good work in the way of getting accom
modations for thousands of visitors. As
soon as the new arrivals had been assigned
to quarters in camp a round of visits was
commenced and many old acquaintance
ships were renewed by men who had been
separated for years. Old
meetiug on all hands and
DECORATION OF THE CITY.
Pj-tliian Krahlems Kvcryshere Finauees
of the Order.
Nearly every building in town is gayly
decorated with flags and bunting and
Pythian emblems. No building has been
considered too insignificant for decora
tion, and the oue-siory shanty vies with
the great office building for share a of pub
lic observation. Even the Union station,
hideous of architecture and an eyesore to
the whole west, has been made almost
presentable to the thousands of visitors.
Great arches, beautifully draped with the
Pythian colors, span at intervals the
streets along the proposed line of march.
Arches, Illuminations. Etc.
At the intersection of the cross streets
on Main street down-town illuminating
arches have been erected, from which will
shine varicolored lights, while at the cor
ners of the streets stand great gas trees,
each branch bearing hundreds of je'.s. At
the junction, a sort of plaza in the busi
ness part of the city, where three promi
nent streets meet, a great pole has been
erected, draped with the Pythian colors
after the style of a May pole, while huge
streamers of blue, yellow, and red bunting
stretch from its top to the tops of neigh
Report on the Endowment Rank.
The report of the officers of the endow
ment rank. Knights of Pythias, to be pre
sented to the supreme lodge which meets
today states that on July 1, 1892, there
were 1,417 active sections, 29,407 members
and the endowment in force was 5a,9."2,
000, showing an increase of 500 sections,
8,000 members and $17,000,000 endowment
in the two years preceding. The resources
of the rank June 30 were: Balance cash
on band in endowment rank depository,
400,138; assessments due in process of col
lection, $15,457; accrued interest, $3,2GG;
total, ?87,8G1. The liabilities represent
ing death losses accruing before July 1 is
shown in the following statement: In
litigation, $33,000; in process of adjust
ment, $i3,000; proofs in process of com
Income More Than Ample.
While the above figures say the report
represents the actual financial status of
the rank on July 1, 1S'J2, in which is
charged the entire death loss that accrued
prior to and including the month of June,
the contingent income or resources are
niore than ample to meet all maturing
claims. The board recommends that the
City National bank of Fort Worth, Tex.,
be continued as the rank's depository. It
recommends further that the present con
stitution of the rank be thoroughly re
vised and amended so as to reduce the
maximum limit of age of the members of
the rank, and providing that the rank be
not liable in the event of the suicide of its
On the Base Rail Diamond.
Chicago, Aug. 23 The scores recorded
by League base ball clubs yesterday were
as follows: At Chicago New York 1, Chi
cago 7; at Cleveland Philadelphia 8,
Cleveland C; at Pittsburg Brooklyn 17,
Pittsburg 1; at Cincinnati Washington 5,
Cincinnati 0; at Louisville Baltimore 2,
Illinois-Iowa: At Rockford Rock Island
2, Rockford .
Caught In a "Sea-I'ass."
Long Beanch, N. J., Aug 23. Frank
McKenna, 19 years old, got caught in a
"sea-puss" fifty feet from shore Sunday
and was drowned in spite of the efforts of
his brother and the bathing master to save
THE VERY LATEST.
The Strike Situation.
Bcffalo. 2t. Y.. Aug. 23. -The
strike situation this morning ma? be
summed up in the word -waiting."
Grand Master Wilkinson, of the train
men, and Chief Ciark. of the conductors,
with Sargesnt and Sweeney, will hold a
conference tomorrow. Chief Arthur is
not expected to be present. The belief
is growing today that the action will be
an abandonment of the strike.
PrrTSBCBQ. Pa.. Aug. 23 Detective
have been called upon to guard 18 regi
ment armory on account of several at
tempts having been made to break in and
secure gnns in the store there.
DOWN IN TENNESSEE.
Che Troops Engaged in Running Dowi
the Rioters Wanted.
Kkoxville Aug. 23. Twenty-three men
supposed to be in sympathy with notori
ous miners were arrested near Coal Creek
yesterday and locked up. Several of the
men are suspected of holding up the mail
train between Clinton and Coal Creek last
Thursday night. One of the supects is
Jim Hat maker, son of John Hatmaker,
who led the attack on the stockade at
Oliver Springs last Tuesday. Every pos
sible attempt i. being made to apprehend
the elder Hatmaker. He was of greatest
prominence in all the mining troubles and
is supposed to have escaped to Kentucky.
A Sharpshooter Missing.
A German named Roescher is also
wanted and missing. He built a barricade
du a point overlooking Fort Anderson, and
kept up a constant fire from behind it on
the fort. All the leaders prominent in la
bor troubles of the past eighteen months,
bave Lindsay, are absent from Coal Creek
on what wiil prove to be extended vaca
tion", aud deluded miners aud citizens
who were led into open re!elIion against
the state are left to suffer all penalties.
George E. Irish, well known in Coal Creek,
who has been known and recognized for
months as a leader and adviser of miners,
was arrested yesterday.
Coin; to Smoke Them Out.
Labor commissioner Ford is out on $10,
0iO bail, and the authorities are looking
for Assistant Mine Inspector C. T. Alle
man.who helped Ford "deluther" the state
officials. It is believed that a number of
the participants in the war are hidden in
the mines and they are to be literally
Ledgerwood Has a Fight.
Joseph Goodruan, proprietor of a board
ing house on Hardee street where miners
make headquarters, and Captain W. L.
Ledgerwood, captain of one of the com
panies of Knoxville volunteers in the Coal
Creek war, met at the postoflice yester
day and started in to discuss the situa
tion. Goodman roundly abused the citi
zens who had gone to the front.aiid this in
censed Ledgerwood, who retaliated in
kind. Colonel Ledgerwood, seeing that
Goodman was about to strike, hit him,
and was in turu struck with a stick. A
fight followed in which both men fought
fiercely, but neither was dangerously hurt
before being separated.
Rang the Riot Alarm.
The news of the fight spread rapidly and
before Goodman had reached Gay street
several of the Knoxville volunteers were
madly chasing him. They thought Good
man was going back to his boarding house
to'Teport to some miners who were
stopping there. James Harris was at the
head of the running crowd with a gun.
They caught Goodman at the corner of
Gay and Vine streets and soon had him
escorted by a policemen to the city hall.
The riot alarm had been sounded in the
Allerman Ready to Surrender.
NASHVILLE, Aug. 23 Charles T. Aller
man, assistant commissioner of labor and
mine inspector, was here yesterday and
declared that if he is wanted at Coal
Creek he wlil return.
The Blaek Haw k Inn.
The Black Hawk Inn will cater to the
orderly class of citizens. Questionable
characters are not permitted on the
grounds, and an officer will be in attends
a nee to enforce this rule. Dishes, cut
lery and tableware for rent, and ceffee,
cream, sugar, hot water, etc., for sa'e to
picnic parties. J. E. Montrose.
Coughing leads to consumption.
Kemp's Balsam will stop the cough at
That's the way you feel after one or
two of Dr. Pierce's Pleasant Pellets
hare done their work. You feel
well, instead of bilious and consti
pated ; your sick headache, dizzi
ness and indigestion are gone. It's
done mildly and easily, too. Tou
don't have to feel worse before you
feel better. That is the trouble
with the huge, old-fashioned pilL
These are small, sugar-coated, eas
iest to take. One little Pellet's a
laxative, three to four are cathartic
They regulate and cleanse the liver,
stomach and bowels quickly, but
thoroughly. They're the cheapest
pill, sold by druggists, because you
only pay for the good you get.
They're guaranteed to give satis
faction, every time, or your money
is returned. That's the peculiar
plan all Dr. Pierce's medicines are
old on. " ' "
Can you ask more ?
Woodyatt's Music House
No! 1304 Second Avenue.
WOODYATT & WOODYATT,
This firm have the exclusive sale for this county of tt e
Piarios etrd Oraris,
WEBER, KTU YVESAKT, DECKE1 BROS., "WHEELOCK,
ESTEY, AND CAMP & CO.'S PIANOS,
And the ESTEY, WESTERN COTTAGE and FAR
RAND & VOTEY ORGANS.
rA foil line sleo of small Musical mtrchandise. We hsve inonr eniDloy a firet-clas PiaooTtmer.
Kickapoo Indian Medicine Co.,
They are coming to Rock Island with their Grand
Free Indian Exhibition, Concert and
War Songs, War Dances
Scalp Dance, Buffalo Dances,
The Ghost Dance, and the Greatest of all
the SUN and TORTURE Dances:
Grand Balloon Ascension !
FREE TO ALU. THREE WEEKS,
COMMENCING : '
Wednesday, August 24th,
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(N. E. cor. T:h sn.i Oiive ). t-t. i.onis. has
appointed T . H. Thorns- a r acer.t for his
celebrated Diamond SpeciacU- and Kye
Classes, and also for his Diamond Kos
Changeable pectacUe and E reclames.
The eiao-e are tee creates; ibenUoB
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construction of tne 1 l a person pur
chasing a pair of these NoD-Chanceible
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T. B. TllOSIAS hasa fall assortment
and invites all to aatisfv themselves
of the great superiority of thete Glasses
over any and all others now in nse to cal
and examine the same at T.H. i nomas',
druggist and optician, Koc Island.
No Peddlers Supplied.
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ANALYTIC AND DISPENCING
Will be located on Fifth avenue and Twenty-third street on or before August 1.
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