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ock Island Daily Argub.
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ROCK ISLAND, SATURDAY, FEBRUARY ll.1 1883.
I Single Copt a Osaka
, car Week ISM OMk
re's a Ctance of a Lifetime !
These are the times when an X will do a XX
work at the London. We laid aside about 150
Suits worth up to $22.00.
BOTE SIDES WRONG
Gallinger's Report on the
Trouble at Homestead.
ONE DECIDED OPIHTON EXPRESSED
And That Is Opposition to the Flakertons
No Recommendation Made, Bnt Ar
bitration Favored Change in the Law
Proposed in the New Pension Bill
Some Remarks on Deserving and Un
deserving Pensioners Hawaiian An
nexers Interview Foster and Are Hope
ful Denial of a Bond Issue Report.
Washington, Feb. 11. Gallinger, from
the select committee appointed by the sen
ate to investigate- and report to the senate
the facts in relation to the employment for
private purposes of armed bodies of men,
or detectives, in connection with differ-
ences between workmen and employers, ' the rolls
. larsney Urflnvs Patriot and Hireling.
Tarsney, in (.peaking in favor of the pro
posed amendments said that the man who
hazarded his life for his country was a
patriot, bnt that the man who hasarded
his life in war for any government or in
any cause under contract for hire was a
hireling merely, and every obligation of
the employer ceases when the stipulated
hire was paid. In the names of the
hundreds of thousands of patriots who in
1861 and 1863, not stopping to inquire what
wages or bounty would be paid, impelled
only by love of country and a tense of
patriotic duty, went forth and hazarded
their lives that the government might live,
be denounced as impious the doctrine of
contract relations between them and their
Only One-Twentieth of the Voters.
The 500.000 pensioners now on. the roll
did not constitute one-twentieth of the vot
ing and tax-paying population of the coun
try and the others who bore the burdens of
the system were becoming dissatisfied and
discontented. They would not have the
name of one deserving soldier stncReu
nor woula they nave nig
Of ttG Lot,
These Suits are in small lots, one, two and
three of a kind. If you wish to make money,
now is the time to spend it at the
Proprietors, Rock Island.
Great Bargains in
1525 and 1527
124 128 and 128
: Shirt Factory :
Are oar specialty. We (make them 'ourselves.
Patronize home industry.
Our Suits .
are made to your order, and they are tailor-made
M prices muring from (16 tip.
had a right to protest against leing taxed
to support those who had no claim .on the
gratitude of the country.
Where the Balk of the Money Goes.
Grout said that the amount of money
required for the payment of pensions was a
large one. But it must be remembered
that the bulk of it was for invalid veterans
or for widows of men who had laid down
their lives for their country. He was op
posed to, the transfer of the pension bureau
as proposed by the bill. He did not think
that such a transfer would take the bureau
out of the domain of Dolitics. Hut he did
believe that an appropriate amendment J
could be framed in that time which would
be beneficial to the pensioner. He also in
dulged in a general criticism of the other
amendments of the pension laws proposed
by the committee on appropriations.
HAD A TALK WITH FOSTER.
submitted the report of the committee yes- allowance reduced one farthing. But they
teraay. me committee round tnat even
the proprietors of the detective agencies
admitted that the presence of the so-called
Pinkertons at a strike served to unduly in
flame the passions of the strikers, and the
employment of detectives in the guise of
mechanics impressed the committee with
the belief that it is an utterly vicious sys
tem, responsible for much of the ill feeling
and bad blood displayed by the working
Everything Was All Wrong.
The committee expresses the opinion
that if firms and corporations would dis
continue the employment of armed men
on occasions of threatened or existing
strike, their interests would be better sub
served,aud declares that the employment of
a private armed guard at Homestead was
unnecessary. There was no evidence, they
say, to show the slightest damage was doue
or attempted to be done property on the
part of the strikers. At the same time
there seems to be no excuse for the scenes
of disorder or terrorism for which the
strikers were themselves responsible; labor-
ingruen should learn the lesson that they
cannot better their condition by violating
the law or resisting lawful authority.
Rights of the Disputing; Parties.
The committee reached the conclusions
that the righto of employers and workmen
are equal; that employers have an undoubt
ed great, provided they fulfill their agree
ments to employ and dismiss men at
pleasure; that workmen can legally organ
ise for mutual protection and improve
ment: that when dissatisfied with wages
or hoars they should attempt to arbitrate;
that failing in this they have right to
discontinue work either singly or in a body;
having discontinued they have no right.
legal or moral, by force or intimidation to
keep others from taking their places or to
attempt to occupy, injure or destroy the
property of their employers.
Makes No Recommendations.
After declaring that in all controversies
the law should be relied upon, and that
whether legal or not Pinkerton guards
should not be employed, the report con
tinues: "States have uudoubted authority
to legislate against the employment ot
armed bodies of men for private purposes,
but the power of congress to so legislate is
not clear, although it would seem that con
gress ought not to be powerless to prevent
the movement of such bodies from one
state to another." In conclusion, the com
mittee says that its investigations have led
it to conclude that the fault is not wholly
on one side, that middle ground seems to
be in the direction of arbitration. Without
making any recommendations the commit
tee closes its report with a plea for arbitration.
Lansing, Feb.. 11. A. colored member
I introduced iu4.be. bouse a resolution de
nouncing the"' lynching 'of negroes in the
south. It raised ruction. The Dem
ocrats wanted to amend 07 including the
whole country, but- the resolution was
passed. Then a resolution was passed de
nouncing the lynching of a negro at Port
Huron. The senate defeated a resolution
for the election of senators by the people.
The contests of the seats of Griffin and
'.Rusch, Democrats, was postponed till feeze
Wonldn't Consider a Dakota Dlvorea,
Paris, Feb. 11. In the civil tribunal of
the Seine yesterday Madame SeborowsM,
formerly Madame de Stuers, sued to secui
possession of her child, now in a Paris con
vent, claiming the child by authority of a
decree of di voice granted to her in South
Dakota. The French court refused to
grant the execution in France of the Amer
ican decree of .divorce or even to discuss the
merit of the case, on the ground that for
eign diplomatic representatives are not
amenable to French law. The divorced
husband is the Dutch minister at Paris.
REFORM IN THE PENSION SYSTEM.
it ranging fi
are down In prices and we invite" competition.
Call and make your selection from over 200 diffur
ent samples at prices from $8 and np.
POCKET KNIVES and SCISSORS took the higheBtprsmlum
for quality. If you want a good knife try one.
Gold Medal Carpet Sweepers.
in.0?!.ry !foman that keeps house wants one. Wroue'it Iron
ire SetB and Irons.
Acorn Stoves and Ranges
m1 leadeis mad in Illinois for onx soft coal and every one
granteed. Come in and see how much I have to she you
is usef ol and novel in ho isekeeping e,oo 9. ,
JOHN T. NOFTSJIER,
?or. Third Ave. and Twentieth 8treet, Rock Island,
Our Prices .
Cannot be duplicated, our workmanshlp'cannot be
excelled, oar goods we warrant, -and last, bat sot
least, your patronage is solicited.
Call and see as at the
Tri-Gity Shirt Factory,
1609 Second avenue, over Looeley's crockery store.
Washes Everything from a fine
silk handkerchief to a circus
tent; Laoe curtains a specialty.
No. 1724 THIRD AVE.
A. M-&TL. J. PARKER,
Telephone No. 1214
Manufacturers of 1 ""Tit
SaahT Doors i Blinds. Siding.Flooring,
"and all kinds of wood work forlraildere . 1
fiaoteanttSU bat. Talrd eod;FourUi avei.
U0CS ISt ijfiT
What the Ilnnse Committee rrnpm.ru
Io In That Line.
Washington. Feb. ll. Mutchler was
in charge of the invalid pension bill
which was presented in the house yester
day. The bill as it came from the commit
tee agan-egated l(if..000,10( 8310,0 less
than the estimates. Mntchler said this
was the heaviest appropriation bill that
had ever been betoreau American congress;
only three years in the history of the gov
ernment were the expentitnres for a single
year greater than would be the expendi
tures during . the next fiscal year. The
committee on appropriations had come to
the conclusion that there should be some
retrenchment: that reform in the granting
of pensions must bcglu Somewhere, and
that tfee time had come when that reform
stiould be inaugurated. It was not the
desire of the committee to deprive a Union
soldier who was deserving of a pension, of
any pension that he now received. ;
Transfer to the War Department.
There was nothing In the bill that would
take a penny from any tiension that had
been granted to a tteserving soldier. The
committee had recommended several
amendments which it thought would con
stitute a reform. The firstly tT he thought
(be most important, was that iVlding
for the transfer of tii6 pepsjon bureau froT
the Interior to tie war department. Such
a trausfei would lessen tht amount of
ffiohey appropriate! for pensions and
would not deprive a single" deserving sol
dier of the pension wLlcli he n3W had or
nuiwu ue mignr, ncreaiter obtain. The
pension bureau could not be taken out of
hub sreus m pontics until it was put
" iwcc muuence uu not count.
Change ia the Law Advocated.
Mutchler then proceeded to ann.A in ,
port of the changes in the pension law
iroiuiuieuuea oy uie committee on appro-
yiuiMuuB. .mere were, lie said, thousands
many thousands of men who were on
the pension rolls today who had .made
more money during the three months of
their enlistment than they had ever earned
before or since, and yet who had never
heard the whistle of the bullet or the roar
of artillery. As to the proposition that no
pension shall be paid to a non resident who
is not a citizen of the United States except
for actual disabilities, he said that he did
not desire to see any pension refused to a
foreigner who had been injured in fighting
for the preservation of the union. But a
foreigner who had never gone into battle,
but who had gone home with his pocket
full of money, ought not to be put on an
equality with the American citizen. To
support Booh a man abroad was an outrage.
Ilie Hawaiian Annexers Feel Confident
Washington, Feb. ll. Yesterday after
noon's developments in the Hawaiian mat
ter were important. Last night the com
missioners from the island were hopeful
if not confident that today will see the
practical if not formal conclusion of their
labors. Yesterday afternoon after office
hours Secretary Foster held a conference
with the commissioners at the state de
partment which lasted until 6 o'clock. In
the course of the proceedings the commis
sioners were informed that arrangements
had been made for their reception by Pres
ident Harrison today. This announce
ment, of course, gave tbem great pleasure,
as it marked the determination of the ad
ministration to recognise them officially.
Will Hear the Qoeen's Case iL
The officials of the state department and
the commissioners have prepared texts of
agreements which may be exchanged to
day. That there is practical unanimity in
these documents is shown by the state
ment of one of the Hawaiians that he hoped
to get through with their business today.
The probabilities npon this latter point.
however, are that he is too sanguine, for it
is not considered likely that any de term in
ation will be reached by this government
until the representatives of the deposed
queen shall have presented their side of
the case. This, of course, cannot be done
before the latter part of next week.
The Congressional Synopsis.
Washington', Feb. 11. The senate yes
terday agreed to the conference report on
ine dui to restore to tee public domain a
portion of the White Mountain (Apache)
reservation. After attempts to furthei
amend tne car coupler Dill it went over,
the vote to be token todav.
In the house O'Neill of Pennsylvania pre
sentee; a petition oi veterans favoring a
service pension law. The invalid pension
appropriat ion bill was reported. It appro
priates tl66,000,000. It was debated, but
no action taken. It proposes to transfer
the bureau to the wjIt department. An
evening session was neld which was de
voted to filibustering aud nothing was
Got the langh on George.
Washington, ren. n. nile the car-
coupler bill was before the senate yester
day George moved to amend the fifth sec
tion by substituting for the American rail
way association "The Brotherhood of Rail
way Trainmen," as the body that is to des
ignate the standard height of draw -bars.
etc. Cullom inquired satirically whether
that amendment would remove the
senators "constitutional objection to the
bilL Laughter. George declined to
allow interruption and notified Mr. Cul
lom that he would "a tale unfold that
would harrow np his soul and make each
separate hair stand on end," or something
to that effect. Laughter.
Talked About Minister Stevens.
Washington, Feb. 12. At the cabinet
meeting yesterday the principal topic dis
cussed was the action of Minister Stevens
at Honolulu in declaring a protectorate of
the Sandwich islands. Secretary of State
Foster was the first to leave the White
House after the cabinet meeting. He inti
mates that the government had plenty ot
m a deliberate manner, and
time to ... or disapproval of Mr.
wniie trie approve. vet, in view
Stevens' action was neCeXsai, ntner
ot me impoesioiiity or reaching Him
than ly mail commvnication, imme&aia
action in the premises was not deemed
Foster fcays It I.n't True.
WashisgToT, Feb. 11." Bynum yester
day introduced a resolution in the house
reciting that it was currently reported that
the treasury was about to issue govern
ment bonds to the amount of $30 000 000
and seU them at par when such bonds on
the market are worth 14 per cent, premium
and requesting the secretary to say to
the house if this is true. Foster was
ked about the matter yesterday and said
there was no truth in the report
Bounded I'p the Whole Gang
Washington, Feb. 1L The
the interior has received a telegram from
Inspector Cisney, at Pine Ridge, statin
that "Young-Man-AfKif.tr;. a S
has captured two of the .
UV1 U VI LIIP
cowboys and has turned them over to Cap
. I?Wn the These, with the
two that were killed and -Two Strike"
who was wounded, are all who T.iZ.
Have Flenty or Assets.
Hoxesdale, Pa., Feb. 11. Col ling wood
& Co., plumbers aud dealers of Wayne and
Pike counties, Penn., failed yesterday.
The liabilities are placed at $100,000; assets,
LIVE STOCK AND PRODUCE MARKETS.
I'niCAOO. Feb. 10.
Following were the quotations on the board
of traclr today: Wheat February, opened
T5H1'. closed i.He: Siay, opened TSTc, closed
THo: July, opened iCc. closed JT"4c Corn
February, opened Me, close 4c; May,
opened 47c, closed )r,u; Jnly, opened 47Vsc'
closed 4:e. Outs February. oiened Slgc,
closed Jil's"; March, opened closed
a.'ic: Slay, o eued closed U45c Fork
feburary opt-ned J 13. closed I'.tf.J-fc; May,
oiened IIB.W. cliwed $a.07V; July, opened
(1M.H). closed i.O-. lurd Feuurary, opened
112.20. closed fcUttia.
Live stock Hoick The prices at the Union
Stock yards today ranged as follows
Receipts for the day 1,": quality poor;
left over about . L.MK market moderate
ly active on packing and shipping account
and prices l i cents higher; sales ranped
st Sa.uA7.8t pigs. $7.j.v.4il light,
routih packing. $M mixed, and ftv40i
8.7U heavy packing ana shimiing lots.
Cattle Kecciptri for the day 12.0 O; quality
only fair; market moderately active on local
and shipping .account; prices f8.10 cents
lower; quotations . ranged at to.Su Q,
choice to extra shipping steers. $i.Sjh
5.40 good to choice do, (4.1 Sit.;o fair to good.
f3.fWix4.Hi common to medium do.. $3.4 k4.00
butchers' steers. $-L50ij-t2V siockers, tiafci
3.35 Texas Meers, $..-.' j4.: feeders, SiRVs
150 cows. 2.&H.;o balls, and $3.lUilJu veal
Sheep Receipts for the day 7.000; quality
fair; market wa rstiier quiet and price
1KJ.1.V- luwer; cjuo'au.vn ranged at t4.UA
per kcM lbs weeterna, S3.MuJ-40 natives.
and t4.50aA.25 lambs.
Froduee: Butter Fancy separator, &a
)!4c; gooJ to chjiic.-e. AkfjlTc; fancy dairy. 2f4i
27c: fresh par. :nc mule. lk&l?c. Eggs
Strictly fresh. 2ric ier doiK ice house, 2l&lc.
Dressed poultry-Spring cbiekeu. Il412c per
lb; mixed lots. ftvt.W.-; turkey, choice, li'dl
ic; dui-k. liii l:c. irc-rw. H-.i 'UV. I'niatoes
Wisconsin ro, 7o;,Jn per l;U:' H'-broiis. 72ifr
75c; Wisconsin Hui banks. T.ik:: Mi.liig&a
Burbankg. 7iir."r mixed lets. Ui.ni'io. Sweel
potatoes Illinois, J-i flv; 4.0U per bbl. Apples
Fair lo yoo i. $'i.2iiu2.7r. per bbl; common
and poor stock, f ,".". ft,l..id. fancy. $-.0Oitf.5 .
Cranberries .1,-ix y "taucy. s..".Oi!'.i0 per bbl;
Cape Cod. lair. is.(tiW.: choice to fine,
f lO.ctXij.ll.u). Honey While clover in 1-lb sec
tions, ltVftlSc per lb; broken comb, 10c; dark
comb, cood condition, liujtta; extracted, 7ifrSc-
Nkw York, Feb. 10.
Wheat Xo. 2 red winter cash, c; March,
May. Kt,S?e: June, c;
Jnly, KkiiSv'iiC. Corn No. 2 mixed cash,
&U-S&'vV; sivaniei mixed, 52U.kJc; May,
U U-lti&Wac: .luly. fctc. Oats No. 2 mixed
cash. c; western. ;Sj4ilc. Kye
Nominal, western, ti-'c Barley Firm;
western. ftft.SV; slate. M4Hk;: No. 1 To
ronto. StiftWc; No. 2 do. Mitj'ic. Fork Nomi
nal; new mrss. t-t.7"; old mess, $11.25
(g.lS.TS.Laid-vJniet. steam rendered, $12.05
Live Stock: Cattle Tra liiiR opened active
and cloeed firm for all grades Poorest to beat
native steers $4 6."si,5.3i per 100 lbs; hulls and
dry cows $M0(&4.:M. Sheep Demand dull and
few- $ale4; sheep. f4.7&3.UO per 10H lbs; lambs,
$. 07 Oil. Hok4- Nominally firm; live hogs,
fSAll-iO per liki lbs.
The loral Jnarketa.
Hay Timothv. !ln.00: upland, $810; ikuea
$9.00; baled. tlOOOQll.OO.
Batter Fair to choice, 25c; creamery 382300,
Eree Freeh. 36aS7 Vi
se ; tnrxeya
docks, 12Hc; geese, 10c.
TBCIT aK TlesTABLXS.
Apples $t .a$2.75 per bbl.
Cattle Batchers pay for tern fed:
H5c; cows and neifeia, SH3c;
Hogs TO.7V4C : 1
IT IS THEPE0PL& ,
asss a m
AND NOT THE TLSTIMOMULS
OF PURCHASABLE CHElftST
P ted in the murder.
'joowoff og faajwa.