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VOL. XLI NO. 38.
ROCK ISLAND. THURSDAY, DECEMBER 1. 1S92.
I Htvgl CoplMS Cmh
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Per Weak 1H Cento
TTTP
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Is the Largest in this section and prices are far below all competitors.
We put ON SALE for one week our stock at way down prices. I
Overcoats worth 12 to 15 for 10.
Our Children's stock of Overcoats is slightly
broken and all coats where there is only one or two
of a kind, we will discount from $1 to $3 from regu
lar price the same ,cut is good in
Underselling everybody on
sold as advertised.
SAX & RICE, Proprietors, Rock Island, 111,
Try us when you want a fine dress suit, we make fine goods a specialty.
Santa Claus Dropped
Into our furniture establishment, and here he intends
to stay until
CHRISTMAS EVE
He was so well pleased with our beautiful line that he
"dropped in." By the way, why not drop in your
self and select your Christmas presents. We have
the most artistic, the largest, in fact the finest display
we have ever shown consisting of the finest parlor
suit to the baby's high chair. Nobody in the Tri
Cities can show as complete assortment or treat you
better in the way of price, etc. Call early and make
your selection at
LEMANN &
1525 and 1527
Second Avenue.
NORTHFIELD
POCKET KNIVES and SCISSORS took the highest premium
for quality. If you want a good knife try one.
One need not be told what a nice present an elegant Carvine
bet like thnSA T hurra tn d(ihi nrir K A ten. V.nn,.
om;n r- j 10. aiou tuuoc
Gold Medal Carpet Sweepers.
. Every woman that keeps house wants one. Wrought Iron
finish Fire Sets and Irons.
Acorn Stoves and Ranges
are the leaders made in Illinois for our soft coal-and every one
guaranteed. These are all good things to buy at Christmas oi
any other time. Come in and see how much I have to show yon
that is useful and novel in housekeeping goods,
JOHN T. NOFTSKER,
Cor. Third Ave. and Twentieth Street, Rock Island.
LONDOiNS
Overcoats worth
Overcoats worth
Overcoats worth
THE LONDON,
SALZMANN
124, 123 and 128
Sixteenth Street.
1
3
$3 to $4 for $2.
5 to 7 for 4.
8 to 10 for 6.
Children's suits.
everything. All goods
TRI-CITY
: Shirt Factory :
Our Shirts
Are oar specialty. We make
Patronize home industry.
Our Suits .
them ourselves.
Axe made to yoar order, and they are tailor-mads
at prices ranging from $16 np.
Our Pants
Are down in prices nnd we invite competition.
Call and make yoar selection from over 200 differ
ent samples at prices from $8 and np.
Our Prices
f
Cannot be duplicated, onr workmanship caonot be
excelled, onr goods we warrant, and last, bat not
least, yoar patronage is solicited. .
Call and see ns at the j
Tri-0ity Shirt Factory,
1809 Second avenne, over Loosley's crockery store.
FRANK ATTWATER. $
Proprietor.
PARKERS'
Laundry,
Washes everything from a fine
silk handkerchief to a circus
tent; Lace curtains a specialty.
No. 1724 THIRD AVE.
A. 1L & L. J. PARKER,
Telephone No. 1214
JorinSVolk &;co,
GENERAL
CONTRACTORS
HOUSEBUTLDERS.!
Manufacturers of
Sash
Doors Blinds.! 8idinir-PIfnrtnF
-. a' m y
wainacoating, -
and all kinds of wood work for builderf.
Ifenteenth SL, bat. Third and Vomrtk ares,
OUR PENSIONERS.
Raum Puts The;r Number
July at 576,068.
Last
EITECT CF THE ACT 01 JUSE, 1890,
Over A,OOft Added lo Roll-
Money teea fur the iscal Teat f'ut
st 9163,000,000 TreMnre for an Extra
Session Growing Weaker Speculation
on tli Organisation of the Next Senate
Trwtor to Build a ralace at the fa filial
Legislation Cnllorn Wants.
' WASHINGTON, Dec 1. The annual report
of Commissioner liaum, of the pension of
fice, was made public yesterday. It shows
that ou June 30, 1892. there were S76,0G8
pensioners on the rolls of the eighteen
agencies, an increase of 199,908 in the last
fiscal year. These pensioners were classi
fied as follow: Widows ard daughters of
revolutionary soldiers, 22; armv invalid
pensioners, SK),74S; army widows, minor
children, etc., 108,C."S; navy invalid pen
sioners, 5,04li; navy widows, minor children,
etc., 2,fi00; survivors of the war of 1S12, lfw;
widows of soldiers of the war of 1812,
6,(551; survivors of the Mexican war, 15,215;
widows of soldiers of the Mexican war,
?',2S2. Act of June 27, 1890: Army invalid
in-iiMoners, ioo,in; army widows, minor
children, etc., 44,fiPG; navy invalid pension
ers, t),o.'.t; navy widows, minor children, etc.,
J.917.
Cost of the Ust in 18112.
The total amount expended for pensions
during the fiscal year was Si;i9,n.T5.fil3. The
am.tiiil value of the pension roll of 67(5,1(50
peiisrouers on Juno 30,1891, was $9,2-17,200.
From this amount is deducted Sl.;79.224.
he average value of pensions of 21.(587 on
he roll June 30, 18-.il, and dr..mcd from the
roils during the fiscal year, leaving a 1;:1-
nnceof $f7,.V)7,975. To this amount, how
evrr, is added the sum of t4,S"3,242 due on
account of 8,574 persons on the rolls who
hail not been raid dunns the fiscal Tear
s'.l, and who were paid out of the fuuds of
he fiscal year 1S92. The total aniour t paid
on the above stated account was $92,451,218,
ana tlie amount paid upon allowances made
during the fiscal year S1C.45S.394. makknr
an aggregate total pavmtnt for the fiscal
year l!92 of f 139,o;r..12.
l.stitiiatrs Tor xt Year.
The amount due 20.4.'15 pensioners on the
rolls on June at, 1892, who were not paid
for want of time, but who will be paid out
of the funds appropriated for the fiscal
year 1893, is $2,82,2.'!4. The appropriation
for the fiscal year 1893 is $144,100,000. but
taking the cost of the allowances made
during the first four months of this fiscal
year as a basis for calculation the commis
sioner estimates that there will be a deficit
of $10,508,621. In making his estimate for
an appropriation of $165,0v0,000 for the fiscal
year 1893 General Kaura says there is much
difficulty in forecasting the probable cost
of this service for a period so far in ad
vance. If as many allowances of pensions
shall be made during 1893 as were made
during 1S92 the estimated amount will not
be sufficient, but he does not believe that
this will be the case.
The Undines of tiie I5:ireai.
The commissioner savs that it has lteen
the policy of the office during the past three
years to detail a larger part of the official
force upon original claims than upon in
crease claims, and as a result of this plan
224,047 certificates were issued in original
cases and 79,i 81 certificates issued in in
crease claims under various laws. Dur
ing the fiscal years 18(43 and 1894 he. be
lieves the adjudication of original claims
will be substantially complete and made
current, and that at the close of the fiscal
year 1894,the highest nu mbcr of pensioners to
be on the rolls will have been placed there.
MARBLE PALACE FOR PROCTOR.
The Vermont Senator to Ituild a Mat;niil
cent Residence.
WASHIXGTOX, Dec. 1. Senator PnKtor,
of Vermont, is the next man in public life
who will enter upon the construction of a
magnificent new residence in Washington,
lie has purchased the lot at Vermont ave
nue and K. street, and will soon Ik -in the
building of bis new house on it. The sen
ator proposes, it is said, to make the beauti
ful Vermont marble a feature of the house.
His fortune is invested in Vermont marble
quarries, there are seventy-two feet on K
street and a hundred on Vermont avenue,
and both fronts are to lie of this marble.
Within, the grand staircase and finishings
of the hall are to 1 of marble.
Some Iketails of Uernrsti
In the dining-room the wainscot is to
lie of white marble, the wall above to lie
finished in onyx. As a detail of this room
there is to be a gailtry for orchestra of ela
borately carved marble. The style of the
architecture will bean irregular romau
esque. Senator Proctor is said to have paid
f-t0,(H for the lot. The cost of the house
is estimated at tiiOO.OOO and t he plans have
been drawn by Schneider, who is just com
pleting an elaborate new white stone man
sion for Senator John Sherman.
The Successor of bit Held.
Washington, Dec. 1. The matter or fin
ing the vacancy in the office of tin first
assistant post master general, caused by the
resignation of Colonel Whitfield, is being
considered by the postmaster general, anil
it is lielieved that an appointment w ill
shortly be made. The name now most
prominently mentioned is that of E. C.
J'ow ler, at present chief clerk of the iirst
assistant's ollice.
GOSSIP ABOUT THE NEXT CONGRESS.
No I'roopert f an l.xtra Sruion I'olit-
ical 'oniitexion of the Srrett
Washington-, Dec. 1. The belief ingrow
ing among congressmen and senators in the
city that if an extra session is to be held at
all it will not be called for the eai Iy part of
the year 1KJ3. Even those who are anxious
that such a session shall be held are grad
ually forming the opinion that it will not
begin sooner than Oct. 1 next, and w ill
practically form part of the regular session
which will open, according to law, on the
just juonaay in JJecember, ikm.
The 8nst Probably Democratic.
Officeholder!! under the Republican sen
ate are naturally somewhat anxious as to
ihe political complexion of that body in the
fifty-third congress, and some of them ai
still figuring npon a possible Republican
majority. They are claiming forty-three
iriiifn'nu. tutu rtTpnnns r.r.a Iorry-iive
Kepublicans. .More reliable figures, how
ever, appear to he fort j i line Democrats,
forty-oue KertubhcanK and four i'opuliats,
who will probably act with the Democrats!
la the event 1 a tie upon the question of
reorganising the seLate the jniwer of the
vk-e pm-iili-Li to jiive the casting vole be
comes a question v! in:ercst.
ice rri- i I. t.i's ote on a Tie.
The inctt:oK was settled when Arthur
utueu tu;.ie.wiw.y c--UK Senate. A
tettion to p'sixme a resolution of Senator'
Pendleton lo reorganize tht senate on a
IVmocraiic basis v.;'-; 10 tie deciding
vote of Arthur, txI'O v. ttd wiihtlie lU-pub-Kcans,
thus r c-t uoniu.-- the vconjaiiKit:nti.
I.-itcr waen teiiiii.;- Atii:
rccrrri;iwticn of i:.'-!"
tan tit.- r- il: .t
motion was H ,;- i
deciding.' vnh e' 1-'
TO
a ua
' Ti a Kvt;::-
: il l I"
1 1 rn:"v:
I Hie
to his p: r: y.
A I-if:.-.-Trnr-OTci i'vern.-n..
Senator l.'ill, r ' oi--:;t. itud ,S ..ijsint
of Delaw are, contested i 'is- ri.Tht of t lie v
:
pre.siuer.t to c:iM the (li.cidir.tt vote on own
lions n!fi : Ing rx.tyaijization. J"t; S.'nati r i
Ixgan cite 1 a precedent lor tiie Itejuibiit-
ans that ws;h elahii'ihiil soin-- :tin.P in the I
thirti.-s. The (leading vi.tes of Arthnrin !
the two instance-; cited arc presumed to 1
Sillhcient prec dent for Sievetison to fol'mw J
if the senate should hceven'v divided imllt
icallv. !
Jlilln nlloin Warns In
V."Asl!lN(, rox, inc. . Senator Cullo'ii,
chairiiian .f the senate cr.niinitiee .i in-
-ri;i w eo'iiiiieree, sai-1 ye-ti-nlay: 1 lure
are two hll.'s now per.dintr l.i fore ninmii
niittee which J Ii.;k will became laws lie
forc the end of this conjrn ss." One of
tlu s- is a bill to get over tiie diHicuky in
enfurrinu' the interstate coniiiH ixo law de
veloped m t:.e (,'hiciKO tiws, whiie de
feiiiiant s ritits-ti to answer (le'ioiis n!i
ttie ground t hat they niiirht incriihinaU-theiii.i-lve.
'i heothiT measure i one to
coiupol railways to use antonitillc coiiiei.
S! 1 1 Ken at His II
am:j; i'..y. lni;. 1. T.
sli.
liarri't tm.
Chief of l!
-.Li
: iieeounm division, an!iitet's
ury department, was stiiekj-u
ollice, t;ea
w ith heart i.
hire while at hU desk w.-ter-
day, cau
ii al coin
! i.y over work, ai.d li -s in a cri
i' is. lie was lvniiwed to his
Lome.
RAN THE. CAN K INTO ASSIGNMENT.
Tiie Mone 4 ity Cnm iTii at .?iet t ailed on
f.ir Mure Tlian It Mail.
.T.u::t, 1.1s.. Ilee. 1. A run wan made
yesterday iu..ri.::ig i n the Stone City bank,
a private- iii-l itaUnU operated by Henry
l'isli & Soils. The fait that all cons rs got
their money without a murmur did not de
ter the others in the- imud, who stood
stolidly awaiting tin ir tarn. l;y '.):.';.- a. ni.
foO.OGO Lad been paid out. li was evident
that the p.iymuit could not last- much
longer, so orders were issued to the teller
to pay out no more n:oney. The crowd
was dis.nissed with the asstiruncv that the
bank would pay lerfsi-,ors every dollar
and the doers were duscd to the public.
Started t.j Idle M erUiiiKmeli.
The run was started by the workingmen
of the Enterprise mill. Those who were
discharged w:ien the mill was closed were
paid in time cheeks. They expected to get
the money at the bank, but it being after
hours and the dfors cIom d they started
rumors of insolvency, which precipitated
the run. The liabilities of tiie Stone City
hank are aix'Ut .s'Ka.O'O, iluc depositors.
The firm claims to have given securiiy of
iiVi.tioO worth of property.
The Kioik MuUes ait Assignment.
Just before (1 o'clock last night in the
county court hii assignment of the Stone
City National bank was recorded by the
attorneys for the firm. The assignment
was in favor of J. E. O Donnell. George
H. Monroe was appointeil receiver of the
Joliet Enterprise company. The citizens
were greatly exeiteil yesterday. The busi
nes houses in all part of the city did but
little business and men left their work in
tne mills, iaciones ana stores to inquire
about tlm deposits they had left at the
Stone City bank.
WESTERN ASSOCIATED PRESS.
It Will 1'rtneeil to a Kradjust nient
of
I'oliey.
Di:ti:oit, Dec. 1. The annual meeting
of the Western Associated Press took place
here yesterday and was well attended, the
principal question before the meeting being
whether a readjustment of policy should
lie adopted or the old policy continued. It
was decided in favor of readjustment, and
then the old board of directors was re
elected. William Henry Smith announced
his purpose to retire from active journal
ism and the meeting adopted hiszhly com
plimentary resolutions regurdine the gen
eral manager. illiam Peun Nixon, of
the Chicago Inter Ocean, was elected presi
dent, and H. H Ilaker. of the Detroit Free
Press, secretary. The members went to
Chicago last night to-complete the work of
reiiujusi iiiem tit mai- ciiy.
Arbitration to Prevent Strikes.
Chicago, Dec 1. The Alley "L" road
manager the other day discharged a num
ber of engineers, conductors, and guards
for cause. As some of the engineers are
lirotherhood meu they called on Chief Ar
thur to come here, lie had a talk with the
manager in which he learned that the rules
of the company required the hearing of all
grievances betore a disinterested board, and
if any of the discharged men were not
guilty they would be reinstated with pay
during idleness. Arthur nledtred the men
to atrree to the verdict, and the hearing will
be had tomorrow.
Talk of m-cluriiis a Strike "n" Again.
JlOMLSTEAH, pa., JJec. 1. The Amal
gamated association members of Home
stead held a meeting last nit;ht to vote on
the advisability of declaring the strike at
the Carnegie nails on again, iso few men
have been taken back that the members
think they should call their brethren out
again even if the strike is lost, and put the
brand "black sheep" on the Homestead
mills. About 400 men have been taken
back since the strike was declared off, and
most of those were laborers. Another
meeting will be held.
The Way to Dispose of Thieves.
Kingston, NT. Y., Dec. L The trial of
Ostrander, the ex-treasurer of the Ulster
Connty Savings bank, was closed and given
to the jury yesterday. Tbe Jury rendered i
rerdict of guilty, and Judge Fursman Ben
fenced the prisoner to seren yean' hard la
bor in Dannemora prison -
The tTromin; Le-cinlatare.
Chetekke, Wy., Dec t.The final count
of the Carbon county vote makes the legis
lature Republication joint ballot, which
will insure the election of a Republican to
the senate unless the Democrats and Popu
lista, who will control the lower house, un
seat a number of the Republicans. This is
likely, as the Democrat charge the Repub
licans with having Btolen five members in
Carbon county by means of false returns.
Served a Summons on Cleveland.
Kxmork, Va., Dec. 1. The chief incident
of yesterday on Broadwater island, was the
arrival of Sheriff Samuel Jarvis, of Nortt?
hampton county, with a summons which,
he sought to serve upon President-elect
&evnriL H;panae river from the main
land in the afternoon, but was forcel to
wait until the gunning party returned from
their day's sport before presenting the
document.
1.1VE STOCK ANDFRODUCE MARKETS.
thicajro. ;
.fntcAob, Nov. 30.
Following were the quotations on the board
of trad today: Wh eat November, opened
Jltfcc, closed tl-c; Iecemlier, opened TlJc,
closed Tljfc; Way, oiteued 7f?4c, closed
Torn November, ocncd 42, closed 42?tic;
cember. opened fjjn, closed 2c; May,
opefiad Tr;c closed 4-sc. Oats November,
opened 3fcfcC, closed ac; December, opened
Hie, closed 81c: May, opened ftitc. closed
'.'Mir. Iork DeceLiber. opened S13.A0, closed
SW4i; January, opened J14.SK), closed J14.0;
Jlay, opt-ned 15.i. closed $lVi. Lard
November, oierjed J9.o0, cloved Sll.Wt. ,
Live Stock Prices at the Cnion Stock
yards today ranced as follows: Hogs Market
lairly active; best grales a shade lower; other
prades &2HH; lower; sales ranged at S4.3UO
5.4." pigs, $-"i.3VTj.r.&i lilit, i.403j.5 rough
packing (.V4-Vi-Y85 mixed, and fl.C&iS.OS
heavy packing und shippinst lots.
Cattle Market dull and priors lower;
quotations -iiint;cil at $-".(0 (f S.55 choice
to extra shipping Ffeors, $l.2T, good to
choice do, 83.70.7. t. f.iir t. Rood, ?!.iwrt3.60
common to medium do, tf -3..io butchers
steers. fC.iiir?.7;, stockers, $ii!0i.75 Texas
steers. S.T.vi 4.1" range steers, S-.-''?i-J.2J feed
ers, JlJiVjii'.Ti cows, Jliiyj.jO balls, and
ti-i"f,Vi0 veal calves.
Sheep Market fairly active and prices ruled
steady and unchanged; quotations ranged at
jj4.7' per b.i lbs westerns k-VU5
natives, SiJiOiil.ol Texas, and t-i.7jj,.j0 for
lambs.
1-rndnce: Bnttor Fine to fancy creamery,
2!r,'Slc per lb; fancy dairies, i'il'oc; packing
stock, LV-iiOc. Eiigs Fresh stock, &c per
dozen; cold storage, lSVlttc Dressed Poul
trySpring chickens. (&jj)c per lb: hens. 714C1
c; turkeys, choice, llli'c; ducks, 10c, geese.
hiilOc, l'otiitois Wisconsin Rose, tiiiTOa
per bushel; llibrons, 77oc; Burbanks, 75
"i6c; mixed lots, ftWCic Sweet Potatoes Jer
sey, H-OUCM.W per barrel; Illinois. $2.75a3.
Apples Common and poor stock. $1.5032.25
per barrel; fair to good, 82.5132.70; frncy, $3.00
Ci anlMTries Cape Cod, 7.5(1 per bar
rel; fancy, Ss.UliifrS.5iJ; Wiscoosia Bell and
Bugles, $s.25.
New York.
New Youk. Nov. 30. .
Wheat No. 2 red winter cash, TSWtc; De
cember. t(--.v-; January, 77K-c: March, tiOJc:
May. 2?4C. Corn No. 2 mixed cash,51c; l)e-.
eeinber. io'i-c; January. 51Ra:: May. SSbc'
Oats No. 2 mixed casb, 9 . jc: December.
3o!-4e; JainiKry, olUj.-. Kye .Steady but quiet;
price range from Rii-.V-ijc for car lots and
boat loads, ltariey- su-aiij; western, 6o(3d0c;
two-rowed ttate: (.", Pork Dull and lirm;
old mess. S IX'ul-iJ ,7.ri; new. SU.503 14.75. Lard
Quiet: JHnu.iry, ?).;,; March. S-l.40.
Live SincK: 'auk Choice natives firm,
but common t nwiiium grades dull and 10c
permit pa. r; p.j,!ri.st to best native steers,
i3..'i(5.7. per 1 "J lbs; ".-ciut8," $2.3jh!A15;
bulls and dry cows, l.(Oi2.2.". Sheep and
Lambs-Sin p. steady: lututis active at an
advance ot . jk r lb; ll'ep. SaUKUJO perlUO
lbs: lambs.ti. 2".-l. ('. Hogs Nominally steady;
live hots, ii.4iiAlU per iUU lba.
Thef Local nsrketa.
Business on Karket Eqnare bas takea quite a
spurt durirg the last week. Plenty of prodnseis
coming and bnjers who have heretofore bees
nor plestifultban sellers, are now finding the
market better supplied. Bay is now coming in
larger quantities and tbe supply la fully np to the
demand. The follow'ng are the prevailing
pr'ces :
enAitt, etc.
Wheat 90R92c
Corn 546c.
? Rye 7fC81c.
Oats C1&94C.
. Bran S5c per cwt,
v Shipstuff fl.OO per cwt.
Uay Timothy, ttO: upland, Sa 10: sloozh
t68; baled, f n.Wai2.50.
rnoDccs.
Bnttcf Fair to choice, Kc: creamery 30c.
Egjrs Frefb.22c; packed. 15c.
Poultry Chickens. 1012K; turkeys 12540
docks, l'-'tfc ; geese, 10c.
FBUIT ASO VBOBTABI.CS.':
Apples-f3.2SaS2.75 peibtl.
Potatoes fiWr.c.
Onions 8.t8!Sc.
Turnips I550e.
COAL.
Hard 7 50(7 75.
fcofl 10&2 SO.
LrVK STOCK.
Catt'e Butchers pay for er.rri fed' ato.r.
SHft4Hc; cows and neifeis, t XfLSc'r calves
Ha
loirs 4c.
Bheep 4Sc.
LCBBEK.
Common boards $16.
Joint Scantling and timber, lto 16 feet, $1S.
Vvrrv additional foot in length 60 cents.
X A X Shingles 13 75.
1 nth 2 50.
Fencing lit to 16 feet (18
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