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sland Daily Argtj,
TOL. XLI NO. 7.
ROCK ISLAND FRIDAY DECEMBER 23. 1892.
We must unload our immense stock; Prices must
do the Business; we will sell Overcoats worth
$12.00, 13.50, 15.00. 16.50, and 1800
For kthxte! ktiiktest y-kthxtes
S9.9, 9(99) $,99;
Look at Overcoats quoted for much more money and
Child's Overcoats worth 87.00 to
Child's Overcoats worth 3.50 to
Child's Suits worth $7.oo to $9.oo
my -a a. am . .
Unld s ouits worth o.oo to
Child's Suits worth
I - ,4 i- i. :
in uiuci lu gci cut pnte on nnas uvercoats ana buits this advertisement
must be brought with you. Underwear at greatly reduced prices as usual; only
more so, underselling everybody on everything; the only house who sell as they
SAX & RICE, Proprietors, Rook Island, 111,
Santa Claus Dropped
Into our furniture establishment, and here he intends
to stay until
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 earlyand make
your selection at -
1525 and 1527
POCKET KNIVES and SCISSORS took the highest preminn;
for quality. If you want a good knife try one.
One need not be told what a nice present c.n elegant Carviij
Set like those I have to show will be. Also those
Gold Medal Carpet Sweepers.
Every woman that keeps house wants one. Wrought Iron
finish Fire Sets and Irons.
Acorn Stoves and Ranges
are the leadeis made in Illinois for our soft coal and every o. j
guaranteed. These are all ood things to buy at Christmas o
any other time. Come in and see how much I have to she yc
that is useful and novel in housekeeping goo's.
JOHN T. NOFTSJIER, '
Cor. Third Ave. andJTwentieth 8trst, Rock: Island.
worth 5.00 to
124, 123 and 128
Nothing reserved; every
thing goes in Children's
department as advertised.
S. & R.
see if ours are not as good.
$0.00 for ft on
.. .. .
: Shirt Factory :
Are oor specialty. We make them; 'ourselves.
Patronize home industry.
are made to your order, and they are tailor-mad
at prices ranging from $16 up. """"
Are down in prices and we invite competition.
Call and make your selection from over 20o;dtffer
ent samples at prices from SS and op.
Our Prices .
Cannot be duplicated, our workmanshipcannot be
excelled, our goods we warrant, and last, bat not
least, your patronage is solicited.
Call and see us at the
Tri-0ity Shirt Factory,
1809 Second avenue, over Loosleys crockery store.
Washes Everything from a fine
silk handkerchief to a circus
tent; Laoe curtains a specialty.
No. 1724 THIRD AVE.
A. M. & 5 L. J.i PARKER,
Telephone No. 1214
Jo tin Volk: & Co.,
DoorB Blinds. Siding, Floor! ti it
. - C &1
and ail kinds of wood work f orjbattdera.
Ki(htnM St. bat. Third sad Touts),. -
T,iXSW-' vi-'w- Waw-ws
Facts Developed in the Panama
B00KES OF STATESMEN BRIBED,
The Press Bought Ip by Wholesale and
the Invest .rs Itobued of Millions Ie
Lcsseps' Sun and Others Take Hides In
the "Black Maria" M. Andrieux' Testi
mony Before the Parliamentary Com
mission A Long List of the Delinquents
Hera' American Record The
Paris, Dec. 23. Marius Fontane and
Charles De Ijesseps, directors of the de
funct Panama Cnnal company, were taken
front Mazas prison yesterday morning to
the office of AI. Franqueville, the examin
ing mAgistrate, by whom they were ques
tioned for two hours. They rode both
ways in a prison van, as explicit instruc
tions have been friven that no favors shall
be shown them. M. Sans-Leroy, accused
of selling his vote when he was a member
of the lottery bond commission, was ex
amined yesterday afternoon. To this con
dition has boodlery, as Americans call it,
brought things in France. Here is Charles
de Lessens, son of the famous engineer,
tu prison, and the old man himslf not safe.
W hat It Is All Abont.
The excitement in Paris may be likened
to the excitement in the United States in
Credit Mobilier or in whisky ring times,
and for the same cause, especially as to the
Credit Mobilier. For the trouble in the
Panama case is that scores of members of
the national legislature are charged wilb
having accept! bribes to further in the
chamber the scheme of the canal. This
scheme has terribly victimized the French
people, their love for country and desire to
make France famous for its liberality in
this great work having been largely made
use of by schemers who sought their lib
eral subscriptions. It is generally conceded
that De Lessens was among those who wen
deceived, as few believe liim.to have be:tfi
guilty of intent to defraud.
Bigger Thine Than th Credit Mobilier. 4
But this thing is a bigger thing th.m
the Credit Mobilier, not only in the num
ber smirched, but in the amount involved.
It is stated on good authority that securi
ties to the amount of 4tit,OII0.000 Iikvv
been pledged by the Frenc h people, most ly
of the middle class, on which over
000,000 has actually been raised. The re
cent expose shows that vast sums sub
scribed fur the construction ot the car si
have been diverted to the pockets of r.is
cally manipulators. It has drawn into its
vortex such men as Rouvier, who wa". a
member of the late government, and o: ti
ers equally prominent.
They All Took a lip.
High officials ami press representatives of
France appeal to be guilty of having han
dipped in the sack from which millions
upon millions of dollars have been taken,
and the thorough investigation now in
progress is causing many to tremble. Sev
eral arrests of prominent Frenchmen lm ve
already been made, including deputies and
senators. Some of the Panama directors
are rlso under arrest, charged with receiv
inir bribes. Penalties following conviction
in France are severe, including civil degra
dation, loss of political rights, and fines or
imprisonment. One duel has already been
fought over the matter, and leading French
men are liable to be seriously involved.
HAS A LI3T OF THE CULPRITS.
Baron de Iteinarh's Legacy to the I'rone
e lit Ion.
A leading man in the sinuous proceed
ings now being investigated was Baron de
Reinach. a large figure in the finani ial
world of Paris. He committed suicide on
the first mutterings of the storm. Yester
day M. Andrieux, ex-prefect of police of
Paris, was before the parliamentary com
mission investigating the rascality, and
said that he had a photograph of a state
ment and account written by Baron de
Reinach. This showed the names of the
payees of checks drawn by Baron de liei
nach. M. Andrieux wrote a list of names
on a piece of paper and handed it to M.
Brisson, saying at the same time that four
other names, one of a very high personage,
he was prevented from mentioning by ths
dictates of discretion.
Deputies Bought by the Seor.
Dr. Cornelius Herz had shown him a
document bearing the names of 104 depu
ties who had been bought by the lobbyist
Arton for a total sum of 1.350,000 francs.
M. Andrieux could name most, if not all,
of the men mentioned in this document.
Proof of the culpability of many men
named in the document had been prom
ised him. He would try to obtain the
document from Dr. Hen. He wished it to
be understood, however, that he could not
guarantee absolutely the accuracy of the
document or Baron de Relnach's state
ment. In his opinion Baron de Relnach's
word wa far from unimpeachable. To his
knowledge Reinach had begunto pay per
sonal debts with the money of the Panama
Incident of Relnach's Villainy.
Andrieux told of an incident in which
Felix Cottu and Reinach were the acton.
Reinach said to Cottu regarding some
bribe money that he could say he received
the money to pay for advertising, and
upon Cottu objecting to such deception
Reinach said Cottu was to thin-skinned.
Then Cottu red zed Reinach by the beard,
dragged him about the floor and called
him an embezzler and coward.
Why He Believes In the List.
Andrieux was asked why, if he knew
Reinach to be so dishonest, he placed any
reliance upon Relnach's charges that de
puties had sold their votes. Mr. Andrieux
replied: "Although dishonest with others,
Baron de Reinach had no reason for mak
ing out private memoranda and counter
foils falsely." Mr. Baciau, advertising
agent for the Panama Canal company,
testified that the sums paid to newspapers
by the company ranged from 400,000 francs
to 1,600,000 for each issue of shares.
Canst Also Has a Lias.
Count CaffarellL Monarchist deputy fas
A lane, told the commission he oould con
firm the report that President Carnot had
a list of deputies corruptly Implicated in
the Panama eanal lobbying. This list, he
aid, comprised many deputies whose
names had not yet been mentioned in con
section with the scandal
Om ml she "Dnuasnt rtrma."
The Dr. Hers menonjd ya the foregoing
is a cniei ngure in me erooKeoucs-. ne is
dwelling in Kngland "for bis health," as It
were. He is an American citizen and his
record in America is unsavory. He oper
ated at San Francisco and various other
places in America, and there is no one
there who ever knew him who has not to
regret the fact. He hud an unhappy fac
ulty for getUug into business with a mon
ied man atid wnen the partnership was dis
solved getting away with the money, while
his partner had valuable experience.
COMES NEAR BEING AMUSING.
Cleinrnreau and Deroulede Kifht a Very
In Mark Twain's -Roughing Itn there is
a story of a shooting match iu which the
mark was an ace of chilis, and the con
testants were one liemis, of remarkable
story-telling powers, and t he rest -of the
tourists. In the iield was a cow, which
somehow got in the way of the bullet and
was killed. Twain in his artless style re
marks that the cow was in no danger as
long as she stood still right behind the
mark, but that she began walking around
and got in the way of the bullet, Bemis.
who killed the cow, bought the same later.
He didn't want it, but its owner "induced"
hiin to buy, using as an argument a shot
gun. A Duel That Was for B-I-u-d.
Something like this, lwrrimr th nnr.
ch.tse, was the duel vesterdav iwt.wenn
Clemenceaii and Deroulede. Both men are
said to Ik- crack shots. Clemenceau had
PUt a Whole lot of lead into tjio his.nu r.f a
dummy at twenty paces Wednesday. They
wauieu mi ngnt at twentv naces with re
mission to advance five nares u-.h and fiw
at will until somebody was a corpse, and
seemed very anxious that some gore should
oe sneu. l lie manager of the duel declared
that such n light was against all French
precedent and so it was, so far as modern
precedent is concerned. He determined on
twenty-five naces with nerntissinn tr .l.
vance three paces each, with six shots as
He Got Down Off the l'enre.
The only mau who came near being hit
was a spectator who trot on a fnn soma
distance away and he straightway got
down off that fence ami sought a tree
Three shots were fired apiece and then at
solicitation of freinds the combatants
concluded that their honor was Ratified
without the spilling of gore. Clemenceau
had another affair on his Imn.ls ami all tl...
details were arranged, the other party be
ing Denutv Millevove. but hv nitlt-lml nnn.
sent the matter has been transferred to a
wjun oi arouration.
It Was Unnecessary Emotion.
Before the duelists toot nnsitinn. rWlrn
rede embraced his friends, saying he ex
pected to be killed. He permitted them to
CUt off several locks of his huir u.nA Aix-iJn
it between them. He said he had no regrets
to express, and would die as a man of
honor. M. Clemenceau left orders for the
issue of Le Justice as usual, and then em
braced the various members of his staff,
many of whom shed tears. One feature
that will be aDoreciated liv Amnnnn
paper men was the agreement that Le Jus
tice, Cleuienceau's paper, should not have
a "scood" of the affair ir. lintr mninJ
that all Parisian journals were to have the
BLAINE IS NO WORSE.
He Holds His Own and Is in No Imme
"Washington", Dec. 2H. "Todav has been
an uneventful one for Mr. Blaine," said Dr.
Johnston last evening, when met at the
door of the Blaine residence, "I have just
come from his bedside and found him hold
ing his own. The fact that be dnea not
seem to lose strength is encouraging. He
converses whenever permitted to do so in
fact is inclined to talk too much for his
own good. He assimilates hia frwnri mnA
that alone gives him the necessary strength
to combat the disease and withstand re
lapses, should they come.
Nothing to Warrant Apprehension.
"I can add nothimr more exwnt. tn
that I see nothing in his condition tonight
to warrant apprehension on the part of
his family and friends of any immediate
danger. I shall not go to the house again
ton lull t unless uuan4l
set iu and there were no outward indica
tion? when I left him that he would be
threatened with anything to demand mv
All Quint at Last Report.
The house was more brilliantlv i;ri,t.i
last night than for some iiiirhr.ai.oct a.
midnight the bright light distinguishable in
w Ti; ... i .1 .
inr. riuuie oeurooman Hour previous had
disappeared and the entirn hmi ...
semi-darknesc indicative that the family
Bipecieu a quiet nigni. inquiry at Dr. John
ston s residence at h::m p. m.. also disclosed
that he had retired for the iiitlit.
DRANK A TOAST TO GROVER.
End of the Southern Visit of ih. vu.
Atlanta. Dec. 23. There i n
thusiastic gathering at the breakfast nf th
Young Men's Democratic club to Hon. A.
nu Stevenson yesterday morning. The first
toast was to Graver Clnvta.nt .11
drank it standing with appropriate enthusi
asm, a time later resident Austin, of
the leaeue. introduced Mr. Stv
made a short talk, followed by other brief
r . 7 i" vu.urouv uibueus oc
cupied the rest of the day.
The Governor's Booeptloa.
Durum the dav the. ii1;k .l.
party were taken care of by the ladies of
the citv. Mrs. Hemnhill o-tvinir
- 1 o- - O VCIHUU
attended by the elite of society. Probably
imiuuu a uic executive mansion in
years equaled that given last night. The
mansion U in Peachtree, Atlanta's famo.1.
street. Here were gathered Georgian.
prominent in the social and business life
. . . 1 . .
vi. Abuuia maa manv mm nr.hj
ot the state. The visitors were there
untu aoout 11 o'clock. The ladies then
went to tne Aragon, where they spent
short time at a german being given there.
party ten in is morning for Bloom
Ington, 111., being desirous of spending
ntnit.mu a ItAmA
Adjourned for in Holidays.
Washington, Dec 22. The supreme
court of the United States adjourned yes
terday until Tuesday, Jan. 8, 1891 The
court of claims also adjourned for a like
"I used Dr. Bull' Coaeh SvruD in
family ud found iu work marvelous
no Household u complete without
Schobert, S3 Korria 8t., Balto,
C'ouicress Adjourns tor the Holidays.
Washington. Dec. it Vice President
Morton has left the city for the holidays
and Manderson occupied the chair in the
senate yesterday. Cockrell presented peti
tions asking the postponement of the anti
option bill remarking that thev were ste
reotyped and marked with iraud. Chand
ler reported a bill to prohibit immigration
for one year. Hill, a member of t he com
mittee, said l.e would submit a minority
report. A bill for the admission of Okla
homa and Indian Territory as a state was
introduced. Deliate on the MctJarrahau
claim and the anti-option bill followed,
and after an executive session the senate
adjourned to Jan. 4,
There was no business done in the house,
which at 12:15 adjourned to Jan. 4, 1SIM.
C.eneial Kosecraus at Chicago.
Chicago, Dec. 23. General W. S. Ro.se
crans and daughter. Miss Kosecrans, ar
rived at the Auditorium yesterday en
route to southern California, where they
will spend the winter. He is recovering
from his recent severe illness.
LIVE STOCK AND PRODUCE MARKETS.
Chicago. Dec. 2.
Following were the quotations on the board
of trade today: Wheat December, opened
"Mc closed THgc; January, opened iilHc,
closed TlJc: May, oiiened ItVtc, closed 7i7c.
Corn December, opened closed 41is
January, opened 41 c, clised 411.-: May,
opened 4.i;hc. closed 4H4c. Oats January,
opened aitc, closed )Ho: February. oi-ned
31c, closed Hl)c: May. oiened 'Mhic, closed
84c. Pork December, opened $U.4U. closed
f 14 tir, January, niwnod Sl.'.r7H. closed Jli.fiU;
May, opened 8I8.115. closed S15-tt.-(. I .ard De
cember, opened $10.30, closed $lu.:U.
Live Stock Prices at the Union Stork yards
to'iay ranged as follows: Market only m l
erately active and feeling weak; prices fifo,
llic lower; especially on the common grades;
sales ranged at $.'.UUIU0 $h.uV.
.40 lilit, 0.15 fv 6.:iu rough pactum,
$&anij.6.j0 mixed, and &. ti.BO heavy
packing and shipping lots.
Cattle Market fairly active on local
and shipping account, and prices ruled
&ai0c higher, especially for the better
qualities; Christmas beeves in fair sup
ply and quotable at $.V.75 501.25 to extia
and fancy Christmas steers, $.-.10 5.70
choice to extra shipping steers. f4-Ka5.0U good
to choice do, $3.7lX&i.lU fair to good, $3.0u&3.iu
common to medium do, 2.tlt2i.50 butchers'
steers. J2.ttXnj2.75 Blockers, $2.(rt2.7.1 Texas
steers, $S.7."a:.yo rangH steers. tijii;J.10 feed
ers, tiXjCiiM cows. ilMj.M bulls, and LZi
Sheep Market active: prices !i&10c hisher.
Quotations rantred at S&0U&5.:u per 100 lbs
westerns. ti-ii.W natives, and $4.UU36.UU
Produce: Butter Fancy creamery, Sa:iUe
per lb: fancy dairy, 21iis packing stork, IS
16c Eggs Fresh stock, 24c per doz.; ice
house, lUc. Dressed poultry Spring chick
ens, "inside per lb; hens, 7c: turkeys, UViSi
Use: ducks, ftgillc; geese, 8Hc Potatoes
Wisconsin Rose. 6265c per bu: Hebrons.
88 per bu: Wisconsin Burbanks, (W&TOc per bu;
Michigan Burbanks, Kl&Soc per bu; mixed lots.
Sa&eOc. Stmt potatoes Illinois, i;.:tf4fc3.75.
Apples Common and poor stock, $1.5o:i
per bbfc fair to good, S2..'0s2.;5; fancy, A00
Cranberries Jerseys, $a.5n&7.oti per bbl; Cape
Cod, Ji.iXg,7.0D; fancy, $ UUtiiU.Uu; Wisconsin
Bell and Bugles, tlM&SMX
Nrw York. Dec. J.
Wheat No. I red winter cash. 7.t&76Hc;
January, 75'c; March. 7r4c; May, 7Vc
Corn No. S mixed cash. 4Htc; December,
4fc; February, 49c; March, S0c! May.
MV4C Oats No. t mixed cash, 86!4o; Janu
ary. 3tHc; February. 37t6c; May, 38Ho. Kye
Weak; western, 546Sc Barley Steady;
western, en80c; two-rowed state, tti4,7oc.
Pork Dull and firm; old mesa, li25; new
meas, lt5TlG.5U. Lard-Quiet with prices
about steady; Hay, tiaii
Live Stock: Cattle Market dull; no trading
in beeves; dressed beef, steady; native sides,
per lb. Sheep and Lambs Sheep,
dull; lambs, slow at a reduction of tc per lb;
sheep. f3.jUfto.S0 per IU) lbs; lambs, $i.7oa6.!iV.
Hogs Nominally steady; live hogs, fajmiJ.uu
per 100 lbs.
The li4eal 91 ark etH.
Shipstnfl tl.OD per cwt.
jisy nrootny. ssraio:
Batter Fair to choice, 85c : creamery 30
Poultry Chickens, 10aJ4 ; " tarkeys KUt
docks. UUci geese, 10c.
rBUIT AHB TMSTASLBS .
Apples H.S5SW8.T5 perbbl.
Hard 7 BO0.T 75.
tioft I io&a 9).
.ifBntcber PT ,or " fed steers
Common boards tie.
Joist Scantling and timber, Uto 18 fset, $H
Kvery additional foot ui length U cents
X A a Shingles t 75 .
Fenclsc 18 to Mfeet SIB
ck bosrds,roogh (IS.
PUREST AHD BEST,
" H A L Fp3
TmEPRICE OP OTHER BRANDS.