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XLI NO. 45
ROCK ISLAND. FRIDAY DECEMBER 9. 1892
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Sin (In Copies S Cents
Per Weak 1 Cents
il Jill II BIN to
Nothing reserved; every
thing goes in Children's
department as advertised.
We must unload our immense stock; Prices must
me du5hic, we win sell Uvercoats worth
13.50, 15.00. 16.50, and 1800
k at Overcoats quoted for much more money and see if ours are not as good.
Mlds Overcoats worth $7.00 to $9.00 for $5.00.
!h I Id s Overcoats worth o.OO to 7.50 for 4.00.
lnld s Overcoats worth 3.50 to 4.50 for 3.00.
Mill's Suits worth $7.oo to $9.oo for $5.oo.
Mill's Suits worth' 5.oo to 6.5o for 4.oo.
fluid's Suits worth 3.5o to 4.5o for 3.oo.
In order tn apt rut nrirf nn Chilli's: Ovprrmtc snr. m'c thic ra;.-rA-
... r , T 1 . , , .x..vaw .Lino mi j uuvci utuiciu
ust he brought with von. I nnprwpnr at orrpstlv reAurpA nric nc.i .
0 - j v jj.m.v.j .wvuwwu uj u.uai, uui y
ore so, underselling everybodv on everything; the only house who sell as they
SAX & RICE, Proprietors, Rock Island, 111,
ianta Glaus Dropped
uo our furniture establishment, ancfhere he intends
fie was so well pleased with our beautiful line that he
dropped in." By the way, why not drop in your-
Ielf and select your Christmas presents. We have
he most artistic, the largest, in fact the finest display
re have ever shown consisting of the finest parlor
mt to the baby s high chair. Nobody in the 1 n--ities
can show as complete assortment or treat you
etter in the way of price, etc. Call early and make
our selection at
A 9 '
1523 and 1527
124123 an 1-128
rOCKET iSIVE'S and SCISSORS took the highest premium
far quality. If yon want a goo i knife try one. t:L
One need not be told what a nice present an elegant Carvliu
3et like those I have to show wH be. Also those
Gold Medal Carpet Sweepers.
Every woman that keeps "aonse wants one. Wronsht Ir
dnish Fire Sets and Irons.
Acorn Stoves and Ranges
are the leaders made in Illinois for our soft coal and every on
guaranteed. These are all ood thinca to bnv at Christmas
any other time. Come in and see how much T have to show yo
that is useful and novel in he 'J3ekfcetiue oods.
JOHN T. NOFTSxLER,
Cor. Third Ave. and Twentieth Street, Rock Tsland.
: Shirt Factory :
Worries the Advocates of the In
C0MKEHT8 OH THE LATE DECISION.
Our Shirts .
Are our specialty. We nuke them our:)ves.
Patronize homo industry.
Our Suits .
Are niaJe to your order, and they arc tailor-made
It nrtC'jfl ran "in? frnm 1fi nn '
Our Pants .
ire l.ia ia prices and we invite ; competition.
O ill mil innfee your selection from over -2H0 dl3.iT
nt samples at prices from 13 and op.
Our Prices .
Cannot be duplicated, oar workmanship cannot he '
eicelieJ, our goods wc warrant, and last, but not
leant, your patxtmrtsre is solicited. I
Call and ee a at the
Tri-dity Shirt Factory, i
16T9 Second avenue, over Loop'.ey(i crockery storr.
FRANK ATTWATER, !
Washes everything from a fin
silk handkerchief to a circus
teut; Lacecurlain8 a specialty.
No. 1724 THIRD AVE.
i. M. & L. J. PARKER,
Telephone No. 1214
Jo tin Volk: & Co.;.'
Seh Doors Blinds. Siding. FVjrios,
anti an kinds of wood work for builders.
ihtentti 8k. be Tbird and Fourth itn,
Cnllom Seems to Feel Rather Despondent,
But Tf(r na Hopes A Little Bill for
Public Building for Congress to Con
sider Fgnn's Treaty with 'hlll Ratified
Holm an On tret ed in the House Busi
ness Storm lor Want of u Quorum Na
tional Capital Notes.
Vamiinc.tok, Doc-. 9 The decision of
Jud:,'e Gresham delivered in the United
States dim it court tit Cliicauu AVtV.nesdiiy
rt'fusini; to compel witnesses citixl to ap
pear Iwfore t h- intt-rstatr; ooninicrce com
mission to aiswtr queF.Uons akelbythe
commission, ami further holdim; tbiii, the
section of the law under which the proceed
ing was brought is unconstitutional, was
the sill .jeet of much discussion yesterday.
Senator Cullom was plainly tiisturled by
the news of the decision, and said to ques
tioners who a.-ked his views as to the eflVot
of Judge (;ivsiia:n's opinion that !:e had
notl.in. or lint little at most to s.:y for
publication. , "1 do not care to talk," lie
said, "until I have had an opportunity to
read the opinion and find out just w.!mt
Jud;e (iresham means. The telegraphic
summary is not quite clear to me, and lam
not C(iiitesure ihat the j ndtje mejins exactly
what is reported.
I'art of the Tow Still Remains.
"Shouldittiuno-.it, l.owever." he went
on, "that tiie decision is as far-reaching
and ns radical as outlined in the dispatches,
there yet i-emains a considerable part of
tiie law that is effective the long and
shesr! hai-1 ciji.uKe and the anti-poolinc: s?c
tii.us. The railroads, doubtless lielievini?
that all the rest of the objectionable fea
tures are gone, are now trying to have the
aiiti-pooliiisr section repealel. 1 don't
know but what t here should he a provision
of the law permitting poolms; under regu
lations 'mt 1 am not in a frame of mind
now to hurry the passage of t-ueb an
amendment. The courts are finding out
many queer thiiurs these days. Il seems
difficult, to construct a staiule that will
hold eorporat ions, ami espi c iaily iailnad
corporal ions, to the same strict account
ability ruj uired of iixiiviiiuaNmd lii tus.
i lrc-t to the lt:n I ;i s.
"i'lit tiiey will learn, sootier or later, t ii.nt
the jseoplc will iMit -iv- iiptl.: ir -. nvict;in
that rail mails are and must in :tri:ii:i i-!-to
lav.-, if turf and f;r:.s wif! not dc.stoiies
must sviltic!!. Tiiai's w!..-i i;;e Id witting
hooks usel u say. The tir.-t 5hin; tiie
railroads know, unlinsi there is a. rest mint
put upon thi-ir spirit, oi ent ir.;n hirieiit. u
law will be p.i-- .l providing with a par
ticularity that Canute Le evaded and which
the courts wiil nicct for the pr .secutii n
Of corporations with the payment of all
costfl added when they are eerjvii U'd. But
I have come to the conclusion," sighed the
senator in i-oriclusion. "that t he man who
nTnU.rta.kai to rejjuhttc the corporations of
this count rj has i;.it a life job heioie liim."
VIEWS OF THE COMMISSIONERS.
Morrison Iesii't ;y Murh and T-azey Is
Soiui-u hat jt imisl ir.
YatnmU;. the interstate commerce com
missioners arc not joyful over GrishauTs de
cision, but they lcar up pretty well in spite
of the fad that the courts have made some
havoc tn the law and the commissioners
find themselves confronted with many
embarrassments in its proper enforcement.
Each additional change detrimental to
carrying out. its provisions therefore,
makes those who have its administration
in charge apprehensive of even more seri
ous inroads on their authority. Commis
sioner Morrison, the president of the com
mission, did not tan- tn discuss the effect
of the decision, but said: "It knocks an
other prop from under us.' Morrison a
mitted that the decision was a serious blow
to the act.
Hope Ioes Not Ii-srrt Veniwy. '
Vpaaey takes an optimist tc view of the
matter. Hethiuks there are other methods
left for comiK-llins; wit noses to answer the
questions of the commission, and he lie
lieves congress c.ui so amend the law as to
get over the cons; ituiional difficulty point
ed out by .ttiiiL"' (iresham. "The decision."
he said, Meci : - - ore of the instrumentali
ties which congress has prt)viiled by which
the commission could obtain facts to ena
ble it to carry out the o,.j.-ts of the law.
The statute, in terms, makes it our dut y to
keep ourselves it-formed of the methods of
business practisi . I by the railroad compa
oiet. and requires us to i uforce the law."
Other M'-aim left Open.
The onlv way to keep informed. Yeazey
said, was by cotist.ii:! inquiry and investi
pation. (Jres'i iars decisiffu hajl destroyed
oue means of -tthn; at imiK)rt.iiit facts
hut did not infringe the law. Other means
were still open. Tiie c mmissiun wouhl in
its report surest such amendments as
geemed necesstn-y to tn.ike t he law efficient.
I'The remedy whi. ij congress has provided
in the case, of other departmeutsof the gov
ernment to roinjK'l witnesses to answer
questions and to produ-e records has usu
ally been to make it a penal offense to re
fuse." From what he had se-en of Gresh
nm's opinion he thoiiKht such a retnedv
was Bitm.'estod by the judge,
THE COST OF PUBLIC BUILDINGS.
There Seems To Be a Bill of Several
Millions or Ho.
Wastiisgton, Dec. 9. The snpervlsing
architect of the treasury in his report gives
eonie figures as to what the public build
ings of the United States are costing and
will cost. He also makes some important
special recommendations. He states that
operations were being conducted on new
public buildings for which the limits of
cost aggregate ."2,219.11.00, atd in the re
pair of public buildings which cost to June
80. 1893, t03.'4,440.i2. He also slat es t hat
during the year ended isept. so, lxssi, the
expenditures actually made aggregated
16,741,286.71. and that at that date contract
liabilities had been establish A and were
existing aggregating 2,834,408.0!, making
total of ttf,575,rl.?a.
And 8U11 There's Man to Cosne.
Also that the contract liabilities existing
at said date does not include the amount of
liabilities which cannot be definitely aeeer
tained in connection with proceedings tn
oncbjmii&tion, Th statement Is a)s made
r..-. wRMn a rew moncns ronuwiug bboix
i....i lui-ihur contract Liabilities will be ea
taoihed to the extent of several millions
ot' hllars more. He makes special men
tiuii the necessity for congress prescrib
ing the limit of cost of the postollice build
ing at B.tlTnlo, N. Y for which a site has
To l'alcu Up the Chiemee Bsls.
He nLso i tNp.esis a special appropriation
of i-t,tKX) for repairs vonsequeiit upon tiio
settlement of foundations of the United
States cnstoni house and snbtreasury,
Chieiigo, and that an appropriation of $150,
00D lie made for the construction of a one
story addition on the Dearborn street side
of the present building for the postoffiea
department, which will be imperatively de-niaiidi-d
by increased postal business dur
iug the World's Columbian exosition.
IVoReeiiings in Congress Briefed.
W'.siunoton, Dec. 9. The only business
done in ojieti st-sion of the senate yester
day v.as the pa.ss.-i-w of a bill permitting
tin- const ruction of a bri-lg-- across the Mis
sissippi a'love New Oi lcans. The balance
of the session was spirit in executivo ses
sion during which toe Kgan ti-eaty with
Chili was rat ilied anna numherof appoiut-liM-t-ts
Iti ',iie hoii e anumlier of rvports were
r. lei rel, incl uling the attorney general's.
1 1 )!;::. m's motion to reconsider the v.ite by
which the bill to repeal the law reducing
the engineers' corjis in the navy was pttssetl
was tabled. The iiiil to reguiate the pi'int
in and dislr Out ion of public documents
was taken -:p, ;md llolin.iu wanted t!ie
clause providing f r a stip :int-nilcnt of
(loenmeuts .v.iiuketi out on the score of
economy, and made a 1- n; speech on that
sr.!ij-ct. The bill was pa-sel to third rend
ing in spite .;' '. 'o::.i.in, v ho then moved
r( -.;inii,jttal. The vote was7C to ft) in IIol-.-.
favor. No quorum, and too house
trail's Tr.-:.:y With -hili.
W.i-niXGlos, Dec. . The treaty with
Chili, which the seu.ite yesterday ratifi-'d,
was the one brought to the United States
by Mini... er Kgau on the occasion of his
recent, return from South America. It was
transmit.! ed to the senate by President
Harrison with his anntt i uiessago and r
ferred to the co:ut:ii!1ee on forei .-n rei i
lio.;S, which repoi-tsi it ret.-oninieniiin.j irs
ratilieaiinu. '1 lie t roaiy pro-. i-ie.s for iT
settlement of the claims of America:; ci: ,
zens im.iiust Ci.ili. Some of them are oi
h.'.iiZ slaniiln;-. The (hiims are to lie re
f erred to a commission consisting of one
from th;- Uhit-vl Static, one from Cliiii.
and one named by the president of the
Swiss republic. Chilian drums again-t
the United Slates nr.- aiso to Ix: suhmiltnl
to the Kin conin.i ; -i.
Niniiiiarti:n i'to.iii m-'il.
WAMllXCTON. Dec. .!. A i.a.ch of reiress
nomim-tions v.-.-is .,--fi -:.u-.l !y the si-n-i:-yenerday.
inclmli'.'-r .iol.n H (.ir as r
siftant SM-rc:nrv- n." . e ti--;surr; '.
1 4a it. of Mu h; . -.;! : V.-';rnr::i- :
O. II. Hiker. : f 1 .w :. at y, i:..--g, .:. ; -l
C. 11. Cowau. of Illinois, at Manila; and
V. Is. Sion-.-. of liitv.i, l.ii-d ol'.iee commis
sioner. Kruiiil tliinstii t" a Hail Kelice.
WAfK! si;.. s., D.c. It. The body of
an uiii u-iwn ii. evidently a tramp, was
found hanging in the i -n ;:er of annldr til
fence alo-ut : mile from here. The man
had knotted a couple of handkerchiefs to
gether, tied them to the top rail, then to
his neck, and sat down and deliberately
strangled himself to death.
Tiie :ir!-shootlnB Dastard Apia.
! Netada, Mo., Dec. 8. James Hargns,
of Walker, went to Monterallo to see Miss
j Pearl Mann. He proposed to Miss Mann
: and she refused to marry him. He theai
I drew a revolver and fired, the ballet pass
ing through her neck, liargns then placed
I the revolver to his own head, and fired,
lulling himself instantly. Miss Mana is in
a critical condition and will probably die.
! Wm Only a Slogging Match.
Cowet Island, H. Y., Dec. 9. Peter
Maher ami Joe Goddard fought to a finish
here last night a very sudden finish. The
fight waa a pure slugging match, both
men whacking away without much display
of science, and getting in generally on each
olher. (jodda.nl got in most effectually
and knocked Maher out in the third round
Cohen's Death Accidental.
Chicago, Dec 8. The coroner's jury
which investigated the death of John M.
Cohen, the wealthy Philadelphia lawyer,
rendered a verdict to the effect that death
resulted from an accidental shot fired by
his own hand. There was no testimony to
show that Cohen had contemplated suicide.
(living the Bamkrnptcy Bill a Chaaee.
Washington, Dec. !. The house judici
ary committee has adopted a resolution
offered byOatw requesting the comraitteeon
rules to set apart Jan. 13 for the considera
tion of the bill reported from the commit
tee to provide for a uniform system of
Condition of Gen. Rosecnuts.
Washingtok, Dec 9. General Rose
crans' condition is abont the same as it has
been for the past three days. Yesterday
morning he was able to sit np and partake
of breakfast in his room.
HORRIBLE MURDER IN ITALY.
A Countesx and Her Maid Almost
Harked to Pieces.
Rome, Dec. 9. The Count-ess Vascon and
her maid, Marie Previat, wen1 mnnleredin
the countess' villa at Ferrera Xov. 2L
The deed was done with peculiar blood
thirstiness. The countess was strangled
and tabbed eighteen times in the stomach,
biv.t;st and shoulders. One breaj-t was al
most cut oft. When found her body was
almost bloodless, as besides stabbing her
body the murderer had cut the veins in her
wrist. The maid was nearly hacked to
pieces. The stabs all over her breast and
stomach were hardly an inch apart. Her
neck had been cut all around and there
was a gapins wound in her throat.
The Miscreant Soon Itun Down.
Both women had been assaulted immedi
ately la-fore or after death. Each lay in a
large pool of blood, and everything near
me Homes was spattered with blood. The
murders were committed evidently early I
on Friday evening, but were not discovered
until the next morning. Suspldon fell
upon a German named Schumann, who
was an overseer in a tannery in the city.
He had been intimate with the countess'
maid, and from her was known to have
learned the ways of the house and the
eountr-ss habits, lie was not at work on
Saturday morning, and signs of a hasty de
parture were found in hi sleeping room.
He was traced to this city and captured in
a saloon, having evidences of his guilt on
his person. He has confessed.
Meeting of llaily Paper Krittora.
CrsciNSATl, Dec . The meeting of the
editors of the daily newspapers of the
United States w hich has bec-eu in session
in this dty concluded their labors last
evening by electing the following officers:
President, F. W. Starbnck. Journal, Ra
cine, Wis.; first vice president, Quincy A.
Hossler, Tin es, Warsaw, Ind.; reconling
sx-creUirv. I. A. Kwin-r H.i-i.-w XI . .r, k
. D, -. ' VULU VM .1
Ills.; corresponding secretary, Ira S. Car
penter, Dispatch, Michigan City, Ind.;
treasurer, T. Allen. Press, Dayton, O.
Progress or the Molitor Case.
AlTSJtA, Mich.. Dec AH tk. tn
mony in tbe prosecution of the Molitor
muraer aaae has been given. Four wit
nesses swear positively that Grossman was
the leader of the gang. The defense Intend,
u pro.e an aiioj. xue court room ia
LIVE STOCK AND PRODUCE MARKETS.
Chicago. Dec a.
Following were the quotations on the board
of trade today: Wheat Dei eniiier, opened
Kl-bc closed ilt-ji'!; January. oened TiTc.
closed "Sty-.: Mar. opuned 'iSc, closed T?tjc;
Corn Deeemlier. opened 41"c, closed 41Vc;
January, ope 1 43o. closed f-fcc; May,
opened i'",ic, closed 46r'6o. Oats December,
opened S)V4C elosod "o; January, opened
81:sc closed :nVc; Mty, opened 3ic, climed
84-v,". 1 '- ! k -D-'reinher. ojmned , closed
14.45; January, opened $l."j.l, closed iu.65;
May, oi- ued $15.75, closed il'.B). Lard
December, opened , closed $'J CJVJ.
Live Mock l'rice-i at the I'uion Stock
yards today raiii;od fc follown: Hos Market
rather active on pH'-kintf and ehippiiifraci-ount,
and feeling rather firm; prices aUnitac higher;
sales ranged at t4 Bi'j.so piirs, Jf.-..?(ii,A6.A linht,
$.T.ii(48.10 roueh packing, fo.trt.3." mixed, and
$ii.l.V-tti..) heavy packing and shipping lota.
Cattle Market moderately a. live on local
and shippttig accoanu and prices fairly well
supported, e;x.-ially on best hi ailea. t.'Urist
nias beeves C4iinuiand S".T"itt6.), accordiui: to
Quality, qtiotuiinru ranged at ....-frj.7 choice
to extra shipi)ing steers, fcl.l'i Cl.ai pood to
choice do. tJ.To.U.K) fair to good. $3.m)-3:i.&t
common to me-lium do. -.f-t.rit) buti-hars
steirs, J2.V.ti.7" stockors, f2.n05..,.75 Texas
steers, i-.?.V ',t.0) ranue steors, $2.Hi,.').lu feed
ers. Sl.iV1.:5 c-iws, S1.5Uiiijt) bolls, and
.iV.t -l veal calve.
siheep Jlarkitt fairly active and prices
steady; quotations ranged at $.100.; tl per
lm lls westerns, SU.tili natives. jiJjOii4.7i
Texas, aud J!l.7"Ktti.a forlanilia.
Prmtucw: liat'-:r Fini to fancy creamery,
ty-ic p -r lb; fancy dairies, Xl-jgtei packing
stock, lr'6IBc. Kitits l-'resh stock. 'i':io per
doea: cold sturae, lSUj;liJo. Dressed 'Poul
try Spring cliKeus. .sia -ic por lb; hens,
c: turk-y-s choi.-e, l(illc; ducks, PKj, geese.
Bfcloo. 1'otaUM-a Vv isoonain ltfie, 6.r,:iM
ier bushel: llel-rons, 70t7.V3; Burhaoka, 7X
6c; nnei iots. Wkji-'ic Sweet Potatoes Jt-r-K-y.
t. - '..:) pe.r barrel; Illinois. .VCtH.Vt.
Appl. i e'umuiuo and ioor stock, f 1.5.;y.'.:Si
per barm!: f::ir ;o po!. ;J.."-.i.T.-.: f .uojr. :iA
t;:i.i. t'raiiiierri-ja Cai Cod. per bar
rel; fancy, VVUconsia Boll and
Nkw Tobk. Dea 8.
Wheat No. S rod winter cash, 78si78o; De
cember, TTo; January. iB.c; i'ehraary,
7WJc; March, tic Msy, tt'Jgc. Corn
No. 2 mixed cash. Ucz January. 50c; Feb
ruary, 6;t.ic; May. fic Oats No. IS mixed
cash and Decebmer, January, 87Hc:
May, SAijC. Uye yuiet at unchanged prices,
ranging from Mc t- 58c Barley Quiet; two
rowed state, Ka,;0c: six-rowed, TiaOc Pork
Quiet and unchanged; old mess, 14.50314.75;
new. tlj.&4,ltM-. Lard Quiet; iSi.W January;
Live i-tock Cattle Market firm, but no
trading in beeves; d rawed beof . steady; native
sides, tii)tic ir bneepand Lambs laheep.
Blow but ste.-idy; lami. weak aud a shade
lower; sheep. !n.V.'3 per 1U lbs; lambs.
t-jiiJ"--!? liogs Nominally steady; live
hogs, i ..rOsi.ao per 1UU lbs.
lie l.orai TiarketM.
fo n i5'?M6c.
S!ii ;nff fl.Oopercwt.
"a- Tfmothy. $sfj.io; npland, fsaiO; stourh
85 i.8; haled. fll.00ai2.S0.
Btit'rr Fslr to chnire, S:c; creamery JO:.
Kce" Fre-h. iic; paokeil. 15c.
Pnmtry "hickens. 1012V4 ; turkey
dm k?. r-'!4c: geese, loc.
FUUIT AND VKQSTAR1.ES.
Applef f S.SV2.75 pe'bbl.
Pntato!P fide. .
Hi ion ftviitsc
T a r n i p 4fi jy .
Hsrd 7 .rrww,7 TS.
.sot: 2 PKT, :jo.
att.e BT:t?her pay for s.rn fell pteera
8Hf.-4Sr; cw and Deif-i, MV,ft!fc: calves
( nirmonhoardii $1C."
.Ioit Scantlini; and timber, IS to isfeet, Vt.
Kvrry additional f om inlent-lh Vlcentii
X A X Kidni-to. ii T5.
Ijith S-' 50
Fenrii e lito lflfeet $1(1
ock hor-rd.ronirh $1S.
PUREST AHD BEST,
AT LESS THAN-
TR PRICE OP OTHER BRANDS.
OLD IN CANS ONLY,