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Tawalaliiil DUy and Weekly at MM Second
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J. W- Potter,
Tkm Daily EOe per month; Weekly M .00
sr mum; in advance $1 .50.
All commanlcattoca o( a critical or arsrnmenta-
chsrscter, political or muttons, must nave
name attached Tor pool cation, no sncn
will oe printed over netmons signatures.
odi eommanicstioiis not noticed.
Ooi respond nee solicited from every township
Hock island county .
Tuesday. August 80. 1892.
lOCKATIC XATIOXAL TICKET.
President GROVER CLBVET.AXD
Vice President. ... A DlAI K. SffiVBSWH
tor3ovt rnor JOHN P. ALTGELD
ITsr Congressman at larte JOHN C. BLACK
orongrMinan at Urge.ADKEW J. HUNTER
For Lieutenant Governor JOSKPH B GILL
Ptor Secretary of State.. ..WM H H1NKK HHSEN
Few Treasurer RCFUB N. RAMSEY
PorAttorney General H. T. MALONEY
ForKlecior.llihDist J HHANLEY
Tat State's Attorney M. J.McSIRT
aw Circuit Clerk PETKK FKEY
Par Coroner WIN3LOW HOWARD
Democratic Ceneressional Convention
Tbe democratic voters in the several counties
uprising tbe Eleventh Congressional uistnci
t requesreo to sena aeieriB to wnreo
I convention to D neia at nouuiouLii, n..
THCRSDAY, bEFT. 1. 1892,
a 10:30 o'clock, a. m., for the purpose of nomin
ating a candidate for congress, a member of the
bomri of equair.ation, and to transact snch other
wastries as may oe prest niea lor toe conniuem
tkmoi the convtntion. Tbe several counties in
tee eomtrvsmonal district will be ent.tled to a re
BMwsentalion oa tbe baMs of one delegate for everv
MOO 'votes, and one for a fraction f 100 voies or
over e- st for Edward . Wilson for state treas
wear in 18"0, aa follows :
Counties. Votes 180 No. Del.
Bnek Island 4 Ml 1
Mercer .,2l 10
Hancock - - .& i
McDonouKb 8." 10
Schuyler ...1.1W4 10
By crder densoctatic congressional committee
of lie Eleventh congressional district of Illinois.
J. W. POTTEK, Chairman.
H. C. COOK, Secretary.
MomonH, 111., July 9,189a
Democratic Senatorial Convention:
The counties of Rock Island and Henry, com
nrlain? the Twenty-first senatorial district are,
requested to send delegates to a convention to be
neut at toe court nou-e in tne city oi nwi in
ON TUESDAY. SEPT. 6 189.
at 2:80 p. m., for tbe purpose of nominating a
candidate for representative, appoisting a sena
torial committee and tranractirg such other busi
osn as may property come before tbe convention,
The inula of renrewntattve will be one dele
gate for every 200 votes or fraction thereof of 100
or over or votes cast tor democratic preeiucuuai
electors In IHUn, a follows:
Rock Island county .... 8,644 votes 18 delegates.
Henry county 8,363 ' IS
L. C. Blskdimq,
L. F. Dimmick.
Sock Islshd, It is.. Aug. 18, lay.
Chicago Post: Chairman Carter, of
the national republican committee,
worked all day yesterday, and John L.
Sollivan attended church. There is cam
paign jDtterial for Sunday closing newspapers.
Amohg the prisoners now in jail in the
United States under tbe charge of homi
cide there are 10 clergymen. 15 physU
eiana, 8 dentists, 7 lawyers, 20 teachers,
planters, IS stock raisers. 10 cattle
traders, 81 merchants, 8 contractors, 18
dmggisu, 4 grocers, 4 real estate brokers,
5 livery stable keepers. 12 millers, 6
Viewers, 10 hotel keepers, 28 saloon
keepers. Of tbe entire number nearly a
third were foreign born.
A protection organ points with pride
XO the arrival of 619.320 immigraagts In
this country during the last fiscal year,
ia apite of the McKinley bill. Ltbor
i s on tbe McKinley free list. And no
doubt a portion of these imported "pau
per laborers" are taking the places of
Aanerican workingmen in aomo of the nu
merous strikes that are on against reduc
tions of wages in tbe protected interests.
Tbat is tbe way it bas been working for
the past 20 years.
One of the most useful departments of
the Beview of Reviews is its classified
summary of new books, with brief,
pointed notices. This classified list is
usually preceded by a more extended re
view of one or two books entitled to be
r egaided as especially tbe book of the
month . In tbe September number Emile
Zola's wonderful account of the down
tall of France in the war with Prussia is
m ade tbe book of the month, and an ex
tended review is accompanied by a good
portrait of the French novelist. There
ie also a notice of Mr. Robert Louis
Stevenson's history of Samoa, with a
new portrait of tbe brilliant author.
Okn. Etevknsok is in the best of
health after his trip to New York. His pro
gramme so far as announced to bim by
the national committee, and including a
fee engagements made, by himself, is as
follows: Saturday he addressed a mass
caeeUn-at Franklin park, in Bloom ins
ton. Today Gen. Stevenson will speak
at Sedelie, Mo. ; Sept. 2 at Vincennea.
Ind.; Sept. 4 at Herndon, Ky.. Mr. Stev
neon's birthplaces Sept. 7 at Indianap
olis; Sept. 8 at Marion, Ind.; Sept. at
Clay City and Brazil. Ind.; Sept. 10 at
Green Castle and Terre Haute, Ind.;
Sept. 16 at Asbeville. N. C. After that
he will make five speeches in North Can
.ottna. Oct. 1 he will deliyer an address
.Hamilton, Ohio, the home of ex-Qoy.
Campbell. Be will open his campaign
Ja Illinois In October and will make fl?e
speeches, possibly one of the number be
ing in Rock Island. .
Thxbb is no tin plate made wholly in
the United 8tates. About 1 per cent, of
the tin used in this country is "dipped"
in America, British black plated being
used. The Importation of tbese black
plates in the entire year ending June 30,
1890 before the McKinley bill went into
operation, was only 2.298 pounds. For
the nine months ending March 81. 1892,
there were 5.418.522 pounds of these
plates imported, and the treasury deDrt
ment reported a manufacture of 5 240,
830 pounds of American tin plate dur
ing this time, showing that there is still
a stock of black plate on hand waning
to be tinned of 177,722 pounds. The
duty on black plate is SI . 65 per 100
pounds, while on tin plate it is (2. 20
per 100 pounds, thus affording a fine
chance fur large profits at the expense of
tbe consumer, since tin plate dipping is
scarcely more complicated than taking a
dive off the wharf-boat into tbe
river. It is so easy that McKinley pei-
formed the operation on every stump in
Ohio when be ran for eovernor. The
annual consumption of tin and terne
plates in the United States is about 680,
000.000 pounds, and the tax paid on it
either to tbe government or to dippers
of British black plate, is about $15 000,-
The Tariff or lf.
Quincy Herald .
A Herald reader in Quincy makes
Inouirv reeardin? the tariff of
1846. This was a "low tariff."
and introduced a prosperous period The
doctrine of moderate protection for in
fant industries was recognized, with the
understanding that the fostering band of
the government should be withheld when
the encouraged manufactories should be
able to stand alone. Robert J. Walker
of Mississippi, who was the democratic
secretary of the treasury und-r
Polk's administration. was the
practical author of the schedule, and
its principles may be summarized as fol
lows: First, that no more revenue
should be collected than was requisite for
tte wants of the government, economi
cally administered. Second, that no
duty should be imposed sbove the lowest
rate that would bring the greatest reve
nue from tbe articles named. Third, the
luxuries of life shall bear the greatest
proportionate burden . Fourth, the nec-
esesrles shall be made as nearly free as
Dossible. Fifth, im porta shall be non
discriminating as to territory, and should
bear on no section at the advantage of
another. Upon these principles
the tariff of 1846 was constructed
and it developed In an era cf in
vention and progress. The idea was
eminently fair to all men, but even that
schedule was found unnecessarily high
and tbe revision of 1857 made some
changes, lopped off some of the benefits
accruing to "infant - industries men xu
years old, and scaled tbe tariff down to a
general average of 19 per cent. This
wss satisfactory to botn parties, men
came war and the war tariff not only
maintained 80 years after necessity called
it into being, but increased steadily and
unjustly until it is a mass of discrimina
tion and a monumeat of shame in a land
where men are given to boast equality.
Catarrh Cant be Cared
with local applications, as they cannot
reach tbe 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 quack medicine. It was pre
scribed by one oi the best pnyBiciana in
this country for years; and is a regular
prescription. It is composed oi tne nest
tonics known, combined with tbe best
blood purifiers, acting directly on the
mucous surfaces. The perfect combina
tion of the two ingredients is what pro
duces such wonderful results in curing
catarrh. Send for testimonials free.
F. J. Chkhkt & Co.. Props., Toledo, O.
Sold by druggists price 75c.
about your feet hurting you when Chryso
Corn Cure will cure corns, bunions, etc.
Every bottle warranted at Hartz & Bahn
sen's. Are vou troubled with any skin dis
order? " Hot Springs Sin Salve is all
that the name irrplies. The salts from
the evaporated waters are embodied in
its composition, and it 6hould be used
wherever a salve or ointment is neces
sary. Cubeb Cough Cure One minute.
For Bale by all druggists. Hartz &
Bahnsen, wholesale druggists.
Proof of Merit.
The proof of the merit of a plaster is
the cures it efforts, and the voluntary
tfiatimnnials of those who have used All-
cock's Porous Plasters during the paBt 80
years is unimpeachable evidence er ineir
superiority and Bhould convince the most
skeptical. Self-praise is no recommen
dation, but cirtiflcates from those who
have used tbem are.
Beware of imitotions, and do not be
deceived by misrepresentation. Ask for
Allcock's. and let no solicitation or ex
planation induce you to accept a sub
stitute. Bids Wanted.
Bids for the construction of tbe stone
portico of tbe new building at Augus
tana college will be received until 6
o'clock p. m.J Sept. 1. The right to re
ject any or all bids is reserved.
Drawings jand specifications may be
found at the office of J. Jesierson. man
ager, to whom all bids should be ad
What the Hon. George G. Vest says in
regard to the superiority of the Hirsch
berg's diamond and non-changeabje spec
"I am using glasses which I purchased
from Prof. Hirschberg and they are the
best I ever tried; it affords me great
pleasure to recommend Prof. Hirschberg
as an excellent optician, and bis glasses
are simply unequalled lnmyexperience.
These spectacles are for sale by T. H.
Thomas, agent for Rock Island.
WHO IS HE ?
A man named C W. Stevenson, a lec
turer and organizer for the People's party,
has recently been representing himself
as a brother of Adlai E. Stevenson. His
misrepresentations enabled him to gain
the confidence of a number of Demo
crats, some of whom were induced to
join the third party. Gen. Stevenson,
when written to about the man, said he
knew nothing about him and that
all his brothers are residents of McLean
county. The political fakir is abroad.
At the institution for the deaf and
dumb at Jacksonville the authorities
have organized a military company from
among the deaf mutes. This company
is called the "Fifer Cadets." The bring
ing of politics into a state institution in
this manner is severely criticised by local
Democrats. An attache of the institu
tion, when questioned as to the wisdom
of naming the military company sup
ported by public taxation in honor of a
political candidate, replied: "There is no
harm surely in naming the compeny
in honor of a dead man.
A CANDID REPUBLICAN
I have met one candid Republican.
He favored the protective tariff, the force
bill and the us of soldiery for police
purposes. He said: " Our government
should be made stronger. The govern
ors of the Btates should be appointed by
the president, who should be elected for
life by congress. All state officers should
be appointed by the governor and all
state courts should be abolished. The
protective tariff should be perpetuated
in order to build up a wealthy class whose
interest in the stability of the country
would counteract the fickleness of the
masses. Near every city of any size should
be a military post with a sufficient force
of soldiers to keep the people of the city
in order. Election officers should be se
lected by the federal officers and no one
should be allowed to serve as an election
officer in the locality of h is residence.
This sounds like a joke but the man was
in earnest and he echoed the sentiments
of many Republican leaders who are less
candid than he.
WE XEED IT.
The hurrah occasional by each
national election is a source of worry to
a great many people whocomplain that
it upsets jierrple, interferes with business
and causes the loss of valuable time.
Aside from the necessity for this hurrah
as a part of our political system I- be
lieve that the people are in every respect
better off for the shaking up it gives
them. It is to many active business
men a sort of vacation and one that they
need. Alisorbed in money making
thousands of men become mere machine-!
without thought of their duties
as neighbors, fi ienJs and citizens. The
blare, the noise and the excitement of a
national election reaches them in their
offices and in spite of themselves they
are drawn from the rut in which they
are traveling and become, for a time at
least, relieved from a pressure which so
often produces paralysis, softeni ng of
the brain and early death.
THE THIRTY-SECOND SENATORIAL.
There will be twenty-five state senators
elected in Illinois this year. Of the
holdovers fifteen are Democrats and
eleven are Republicans. In order to
control the next senate the Democrats
must carry eleven districts. There are
ten safe Democratic districts where sen
ators are to be elected and several more
close districts with chances and con
ditions favorable to the Democrats. The
closest of these is the Thirty-second,
composed of the counties of Douglass,
Coles and Cumberland. For several
years the parties in the district have
been so evenly balanced as to show a
very small margin in favor of either.
This year the Democrats have nominated
Hon. Isaac B. Craig, who has twice been
elected to the house by large majorities
and whose record as a member is second
to none. In order to offset Mr. Craig's
popularity the Republicans have nom
inated Mr. M. Lyons, an Irish Catholic,
in the hopes that he would get enough
votes from the people of his nation and
faith to give him a plurality. The hard
est fight in the state will be right in this
district, and Republicans will spare no
pains or expense to carrv it. So far the
Irish Catholics have declined to be de
luded into supporting Lyons, and Craig
will prove a winner.
THE FTGHTEENTH, DISTRICT.
Good news comes from the eighteenth
congressional district. This is the fighting
district of the state, the scene of Col.
Morrison's triumphs and defeats. It ia
now represented by W. S. Forman of
Nashville, whom Nick Perrin, lately his
opponent for the nomination, d escribed
as the noblest little Democrat that ever
Bet foot in the dis trict. Forman is a can
didate for re-election and opposed to
him is Mr. Northcut of Greenville, a
very pleasant gentleman. Two years
ago tbe Republicans nominated the T.
M. B. a leader, Cicero D. Lindly against
Forman, but . Forman was elected by
seventeen hundred and fifty majority.
This year the conditions are much more
favorable. The national and state tick
ets are very popular in all the counties
of the disr-ict and Mr. Forman has
grown in favor . with the people. His
plurality will be counted by thousands
this year. ;
If the Republicians are as badly demor
alized throughout the state as they are
in Marion county you may safely bet on
a political land-slide in November that
will place Illinois in the certain Demo
cratic column. And they do say that
the situation elsewhere is more hopeless
for tbem than in Marion county. Now
is a good time to fly to the ark of safety
and escape the deluge of Democratic
votes. Salem Herald-Advocate,
Wheat is only sixty-five cents. The
great supply decreased the price and the
tariff does not help it. All farmers had
better vote to put everybody else on the
ame level instead of voting to make
classes and aristocracy. The way to do
that is to vote the Democratic ticket.
P.nnlf) Who Boreott Men on AecaBBt of
Nativity or Kelia;laoa Faith.
The Chicago News, in an article on
the Knownothing organization in tne
state, divides them into tour societies
with the following estimate of membership:
America- Prot-etant association.... ZQ
Pati iotic Hodb of America
Junior Order of American Mechanics.... 6,000
Orangemen 1 &.U10
While these associations work under
somewhat different rules, their objects
are practically the same. They are op
posed to Catholics holding office and all of
them except the Orangemen are as bit
terly opposed to foreign born citizens
being elected or appointed to public
position. These Orangemen are mainly
Canadians and cannot of course fight
foreigners. Most of them, it is said, still
regard Queen Victoria as their rightful
All these societies are preparing to
take action against such candidates
they wish to oppose. Each society has
a different method of dealing with poli
tical questions, The American Protes
tant association simply designates those
persons who are Catholics on the party
tickets and nothing more is done. The
Patriotic Order Sons of America by reso
lution indorses or opposes such candi
dates as it sees fit. The same is true of
the Junior Order of American Mechan
ics. The Orangemen oppose aa a prim
ary consideration of their order all Cath
olics and especially Catholic Irish whom
they find on any ticket.
Of course the bulk of the membership
in the societies are Republican, the most
popular estimate of that party's propor
tion being 90 per cent. The organization
is being pushed and fostered by Repub
lican candidates on the state ticket,
some of whom are 6aid to be members
of it. The News say of its probable polit
"While no formal action has yet been
taken by any of the societies, the action
is practically determined. Gov. Fifer's
course in promising much to all the
foreign elements, and especially the
German Lutherans, has rendered their
support to him very lukewarm. Altgeld
is bitterly opposed. He is disliked per
sonally by them and would be an object
of aggressive attack but for the fact that
they cannot afford to stamp with ap
proval the course of Gov. Fifer. It is
only on this ground that he does not
mean all he says that the members are
reconciled to him. The fact that Altgeld
is not a German Lutheran and not a
Catholic, and that he was not nominated
because he was a German, tends to
modify the fight that otherwise would
be made on him. It is believed that
whatever Democrats there are in the or
ganizations will vote for Altgeld.
"The fiercest fight will be made on the
democratic nominee for attorney gen
eral. That gentleman excites especial
opposition among the orders by reason
of the fact that he is not only a Catholic
and an Irishman but that he is said to
belong to the anti-Cronin element of the
A hard fight will be concentrated on
Henry L. Hertz, the Republican nominee
for state treasurer, he being a foreign
born citizen. This is regarded as suffi
cient cause to evoke the opposition of all
the orders. If it be true as claimed that
these orders number over sixty thousand
voters, and that they are almost solidly
Republican, Mr. Hertz, it is thought will
have to recoup himself for their loss
from the foreign born and Catholic Dem
ocratic vote or be beaten.
W. H. Hinrichsen, the democratic
nominee ior secretary oi state, is noi
liked and will be opposed to some extent.
This will arise principally because Pejr
son, his opponent, is a 6trong favorite
with the orders.
"Regarding the other candidates there
is little feeling. The lieutenant govern
orship is not being considered gravely,
though Lieut.-Gov. Ray is favored in
preference to Gill, the IK mocratic
candidate. In fact, it is believed t'..t
Ray was nominated at the demand of
some of the orders."
Republicans are in the habit of assert
ing that the DemocnoM in trying to
bring about a reduction of the tariff to
a revenue basis are aiming to destroy
the business of the country. Their fail
ure to find a motive for this alleged de
sire to destroy the prosperity of the
country makes this accusation redicul
ous. Democrats have as great an in
terest in the prosperity of this country
as the Republicans. Their interest is
even greater for there are more of them
and that they would deliberately at
tempt the destruction of their own pro
perty, or would advocate a policy calcu
lated to injure their own business seems
such an absurd suggestion as to require
no answer. On the other hand the in
terested motives of Republican leaders
are plainly discernible. The party is
under the absolute control of the pro
tected manufacturers and self interest is
at the bottom of all tariff legislation.
The difference between the two parties
is this. The Republicans want a high
protective tariff in the interest of a cer
tain clash that controls the party organ
ization and party policy, while the
Democrats want a revenue tariff in the
interest of the whole mass of the people.
One of the most vicious and malicious
falsehoods that ever appeared in a news
paper appeared in The Star of the West
of last week, when it says that John P.
Altgeld, Democratic candidate for gov
ernor refuses silver, greenbacks, silver
certificates and everything except gold
coin in payment of rent for offices in his
buildings in Chicago. Chas. E. Wy
man, formerly of this city and an ar
dent Republican, who now occupies
rooms in Judge Altgeld's building in
Chicago, was here this week, and upon
being asked in regard to this matter
stated that he always paid his rent by
check and that they had never been - re
fused. This explodes another Republican
campaign falsehood. Beards town En
$4.00 per Month for Ten years,
or $6.00 per Month for Six years
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J. B. ZIMMER,
-THE WELL KNOWN-
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And Dealer in Men's Fine Woolens.
1706 Second Avenue.
1803 Second Avenue.
Proprietor of tbe Brady Street
Ail kinds of Cnt Flowers constantly on band.
Green Houses Flower Store
One block north of Central Park, the largest lr Ia. S04 Bradj btreeU DaTtnporU Iowa.
B. F. DeGEAR,
Contractor and Builder,
Office and Shop Comer Seventeenth Bt. . Rnrlr 11 and
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