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sland Daily Argu
V0L.XLI NO. 113
ROCK ISLAND. MONDAY. FEBRUARY 27, 1893.
Single. Copies S Oaata
Per Weak ISM Osmta
We will FIRE OUT our stock of Clothing,
Hats, Caps, and Furnishing Goods at about
- Nice New Fresh Goods -
Cheaper than damaged goods. When others
pretend to sell cheap that is the time to com
pare The London's prices.
The Greatest Value Givers.
The Furniture establishment of
glemann h mmmi
is replete with all the novelties of the sea
son, purchased for cash from the best
known makers in Grand Rapids. They can
not only save you money, but give you new
and choice designs in Parlor and Chamber
Furniture, sideboards, tables, chairs and
lounges. Thinking you for your patronage
they solicit an early call.
lfcir. and 1527
Bill of Fare,
CbiL.es i)iii3 per dozen -Cloibes
pins patent spring
ipwel rollers each
Tin Bpice cabinets 8 draw's
Pound butter moulds
Self wringing mop3
Tjick Bavicg banks
-'K'kle alarm r.lnrkra
&ifk!t plat sad irons per lb 05c
Geo. H. Kingsbury.
1703 1705.Secona Ave.. Rock Island, Telephone 1216.
403 Fifteenth street, Moline.
124 126 and 128
01c 100 boxes paptries - 94c
03c Corn peppers, 1 qt - - 08
09c Wood spoons - - 03c
82c Towel llings - - - 07c
22c Tea strainers - - 03c
25c Ironing boaids - - 82c
07c Wood pails, toy - C7c
03c Lamp chimneys No. 1 - 04c
07c Damp chimneys No. 2 - 08c
6Sc Hard wood toothpicks - 03c
05c Always 'he leader ir low prices
: Shirt Factory :
Our Shirts .
Are out specialty. We Jmuke them 1 ourselves.
Patronize borne industry.
Our Suits .
Are made to y onr order, and they are tai lor-mada
at prices ranting from $16 up.
Our Pants .
Arc down in prices end we invite; competition.
Call and make your selection from over 21X) differ
ent samples at prices from $4 and np.
Our Prices .
Cannot bo duplicated, our worlmianshlpcannot Do
excelled, our goods we warrant, and las-., hut not
least, your patronage is solicited
Call and see ns at the
Tri-City Shirt Factory,
H09 Second avenue, over Loes!cy"s crockery storr.
Washes every thiug from a ' fine
silk handkerchief to a circus
ten t; Lace curtains a specialty.
No. 1724 THIRD AVE.
A. M- & L. J. i PARKER,
Toleuone No. 1214
Manufacturer of '
8nh Dura Bliais, Siiin, Flooring,
' ail all klnH of wia.lw.vs for builders.
CghleeuUidU ouU Tuiri aai Poorta aves.
TIN PLATE FIGUKES
Special Agent Ayer's Report on
PROGRESS MADE IN THREE MONTHS.
Foster, of the Treasury, Talks Finances to
the Ways and Means Committee A Sur
plus of 17,000,000 Predicted July 1
Next Nothing Bankrupt About the
Treasury "I'ncle Jerry" Gives the
Farmers Some Advice Regarding Corn
and nogs Much Work for Congress to
Do Capital City Items.
Washington. Feb. 27. Special Agent
Ayer has submitted another report to the
treasury department on the development
of the tin plate industry. The period cov
ered by this report is the quarter ended
Dec. SI, lS9i The report shows that dur
ing the period thirty-two firms produced
lii,756,401 pounds of tin and terne plates
proper. The same number of firms pro
duced during the previous quarter 10,952,
73 pounds. Of the production of the past
quarter;i,13S,7.'iS pounds, or a little less than
one-third of the whole, were bright tin
plates, of which 5,271,434 pounds, or about
J per cent., consisted of the class of plates
weighing lighter than sixty-three pounds
per 100 square feet; 13,C17,'i52 pounds were
terne plates, of which 12,(iS4,(4ii pounds, or
more than l3 per cent., belonged to the
lighter class of plates.
(rent Inrreii; in Production.
The amount of American sheet iron and
steel mndu into articles and wares tinned
or terne coated during the quarter, as
shown by the sworn statements of manu
facturers receceived to date, was 2,2i.",56
pounds. The total production of tin and
terne plates for the six months ended Dec.
31, iy.13, including the products from
American sheet iron and steel tinned, wss
33,652,055 pounds. The production of tin
and terne plates proper during the first
six months of the present fiscal year was
30,700,215 pounds, against 2,230,743 pounds
produced during the corresponding period
of the previous year, the ratio of increase
having been nearly as 1 to 14. The pro
duction of the last fiscal year was 13,i4tt,
719 pounds, which is considerably less than
half the production during the first six
months of the present year.
Prefer the American Plates.
The consumption of American black
plates in the production of tin and terne
plates proper during the first six months
of the present fiscal year was 13,0(3.5;il
pounds, or 816,bl2 pounds more that ibe
total product of tin and terne plates proper
duriug the first year that the law became
operative. The total consumption of
American plates, including articles from
shet iron or steel tinned, duriug the first
six months of the last fiscal year was 4,-474-755
pounds, and for the first six months
of fu; present fiscal year 17,107,270 pounds.
Of the,vtfcirty-two firms who submitted
their sworrr" yttnrns for the quarter, nine
firms made aijd used their own black plates
exclusively; five others used only American
plates, right used both American and
foreign plates, and ten usd only foreign
plat.es The Americ an platss are generally
preferred by the manufacturers to the
Will Meet the Law's Provision.
Full' returns from the importing and ex
porting ports of the country show that of
thechissof plates weighing lighter than
sixty-three pounds per 11S0 square feet there
were imported during ihe fiscal year ended
June 30, l.r'. 874,il7,0r., and of the same
class of plat es there were exported 130, 77M,
100 pounds, making the net importation
for the year 237,K'3,sit. one third of which
is 70,307.030 pounds. Under existing pro
visions of law American manufacturers
must preduce during oue of the six fiscal
years eliding June 30, 1897, one-third of the
net importations of one of the said years.
If it be assumed that tLe importations will
not be. less during any one of the remain
ing years specif.e;!, the vmoiint of the
lighter class of plates which mnrt be pro
duced by American manufacturers during
one of the six years in question, maybe
positively stated at 7O,3!.0:!0 pounds.
Agent Ayer thinks it probable that tiii s
amount will be equalled during the pres
ent fiscal year.
The I'uly tin i;iir:k Tin.
The report states that the Temeseal tin
mine in southern Calilornia and the Har
tley lVak. mine iu South Dakoi'a have sus
pended operations, und suggests that inas
much aj it now seems probable that the
tin mines of this country will not be de
veloped ia the near future to an extent
that will afford an adequate product of the i
metal it Is worthy of consideration wheth
er, in th interest of tin plate manufacture.
that the law which imposes a duty of 4
cents, per pouuu on and after Jnly 1, 38:3,
0:1 cassitcrite and bar, block and pig tin,
might not le advantageously repealed.
TREASURY NOT NEAR BANKRUPCY.
80 Secretary Poster Says, and He Figures
Out a Surplus.
WASHINGTON, Feb. 7. Secretary Foster
told the ways and means committee Satur
day wbat be knew ubout the treasury
finances. He was cle.tr in stating his be
lief that the situation at present did not
caU for any issue of bonds to stop the gold
driin, as there WB9 about $104,000,000 in
goblin the treasury. While he could r.ot.
anticipate whe: her there would be any
BbiKiiMits this week be did not think that
tUif g'jld reserve would be reduced to the',
pjint wheru it would be necessary to choose
between using some of the $100,000,000 and ;
'A Deficit I'rohablo in 1S3.
He controverted the BiannistfSuim that !
the treasury is anywhere ne;;r bankruptcy.
1-.. ..-1,1 . ... : ' . . .
uuiatiju iuni iu cousc queues ' I ue large
appropriations his estimate of u sur
plus would have to be scu!d down. He
thought uow that there would hs a surpbn
in the treasury July 1 next of nearly f 17.
t00,C00. His estimate in t he report" herc-
tviuiu ntut iu uic eiimmi'-ice on cue cor.u:- i
tion of the treiumrv fixed the sunlus at 20.-1
0OO.CC0. The probabilities for the fiscal I may nlatle bi" ihe executive." The prin
year 1694 were that, in the absence of some j clP:l1 coinmuuication and probably the only
change in the situation, there would be a ouo list of Cleveland's cabinet
deficit in the treasury July 1, 1834. All the or confirmation. -
figures were based on the present rte cf
taxation, and of course would not at.iuJ it i
there was a change.
Itelieves In Good Surplaa.
Hue should be raised and put into the
treasury in order to make every thing safe
and the conditions favorable for a proper
administration of the affairs of the govern
ment. He offered no suggestion as to
whether this amount should be raised by
a loan or by additional taxation. If he
were to have been continued in the office
of secretary of the treasury he would like
to have (50,000,000 added to the balance,
25,000,000 of which he would use to main
tain the gold reserve, as he believed the
treasury would be the better for having on
hand 125,000,000 gold or $2o.000,000 in
RUSK ADVISES YE GRANGER.
In the Matter of Feeding; Corn to Hogs
It Will Pay He Says.
Washington, Feb. 27. Secretary Rusk
says that farmers in all parts of the
country are inquiring as to the probable
profit of feeding corn to hogs at present
prices. He desires to state that the pros
pect of large returns from judicious hog
feeding has seldom been as bright as now.
In average years it takes about nine
pounds of hog, live weight, to bring
the price of a bushel of corn. This year
five pounds of hog brings as much as a
bushel of corn. If ten pounds of pork are
made from a bushel of com, which may be
taken as a fair return, then the present
prices of hogs would make corn bring
about 85 cents a bushel if fed to thes3 ani
mals, which is about twice as much as it
is now quoted at on the Chicago market.
Should Make Their Hogs Vat.
Instead of sending pigs and half fat hogs
to market as thousands have only to find
that such animals were unfit for packing
and would bring but a comparatively
small price these animals should be kept
on the farm and fattened on the corn which
is now so cheap in comparison with present
prices of pork. The high price of hogs is
largely due to the meat inspection carried
on by the department of agricultnre which
opened the markets of Europe and enabled
shippers to send the surplus hog products
out 01 me country, f ollowing this came
a shortage in the hog crop. The number
of hogs packed this winter is not only less
than it has been previously, but the hogs
were lighter in weight, so that there has
been a much smaller quantity of hog
Senate and House Briefed.
Washington, Feb. 27. After four hour?
of debate the senate Saturday passed the
legislative appropriation, insisted ou its
amendments and asked a conference. The
clause providing for "slum"' investigation
was striken out. An attempt to proceed
to executive business was defeated 2 to
CI and afterpaying tribute to the memory
of Representative Spinola, of New York,
the senate adj-urned.
There was noise and fi;ibu-.t?r;ag in the
house, lloiiiiau wantc 1 to formal non
concur in the euai.e a-mcndtiieui to the
suudry civil bill csc:?t theSi.erman bond
amendment wi"h'i;;r debate. Bland in
sisted that tLe yreewtii;, .to da this carry
with it an agreement also to nou-uoucttr
in the Sherman amendment, but Shere
are a number of Democrats who do-not
think that way and so Holman could not
agree. Hatch antagonized the appropria
tion bills again with the anti-option bill,
but was beaten and the sundry civil bill
was taken up and the amendments con
sidered. Filibustering th?n began and Bland
made a long financial speech. Later
tributes were paid to the memory of Sena
tor John Earbour.of Virginia, and then the
Neunian Thinks the Anuexers Beaten.
Washington, Feb. 27. Paul Xeuman,
the envoy of Queen Liliuokalaai to Wash
ington, yesterday expressed his conviction
that the treaty of annexation made with
the commissioners of the provisional gov
ernment of Hawaii was practically defeat
ed. He said that the senate would be asked
this week to appoint a commission to visit
the islands and investigate the condition of
affairs there. If this were done, he said,
the senate and the country would learn the
condition under which the people of Hawaii
would almost unanimously support
movement for tbeannexat ion of the islands,
if it were then determined that that was
the best thing for both countries.
Hi;? Kutih In Cousruss This Week.
Washington. Feb. 7. The closing week
of the Fifty-second congress will be charac
terized by a rush of legislation that has
seldom been equalled. The appropriation
bills are in the following situations: The
fortifications bill is a law; the army bill is
before the president for signature; the mil
itary academy and District of Columbia
bills are in conference; the sundry civil and
diplomatic and consular and the legislative
bills have passed both houses, but have not
reactieu me conierence stage; the pension
bill has passed the house and been reported
I to the senate; and the naval, agricultural
postoflice, and deficiency bills are awaiting
action at the hands of the senate commit
tee on appropriations.
Get Uer Wheut From Uncle Sam.
Wamjingtox, Feb. 27. The United
States is the chief scource of supply from
which Germany draws the deficit in her
domestic breadstuff. Such is the infor
mation eont-'iimd in a tvjiort to the state
department by Frank H. Mason, consul at
Frankfort, of the statistics of grain im
portation into Germany for the year 1892.
They show an enormously increased
volume of both whe.tt und rye imported
from the. United States.
Propose to XJcfeat Judge Hanchett.
Waskisgtox, Feb. 27 There seems to
be a set. purpose to preveht any further ex
ecutive sessions of tberenateif possible.
This wi.'l servea threefold purpose defeat
action on the nomiiiati'jii of Judga Han
chett, prevent reconsideration of the vote
by which cx-Cougressmsn Findlny, of Ma
ryland, as Chilian arbitrator was rejected,
and shelve the Hawaiau treat V of aimer'.
' tion for this session.
The sjcnaio'n lit-alar Call.
Washington, Feb. 27. -The presiJent
Las issued a proclamation calling the sen-
1 ntn m iirl I'll 4uk:irn nl II ' , .1 . v
- - - .- u ciuua, .uarca i
to receive such communieatinna o-
The joints and muscles are so In.
bricated by Hood's Sarsapariila that
.J"" lueumausm ana 'BtlSneSS SOOn
an rueumatism ana
The Seventh Day Adventists at their an
minl meeting at Battle Creek, Mich.,
adopted a preamble, resolution, and pro
test against the national government inter
fering in religious matters in any way, and
especially at this time in closing the World's
fair on Sunday.
Proof of the forgery of a will was con
clusive in a Xew York case when it was
found that the ink with which the will was
written was not in use at the date of the
A girl 13 years old had been lying in s
state of complete lethargy in a private hos
pital at Paris for the past five months, but
was brought back to health by the cauter
ization of an enlarged tonsil, which was
made easy by the fact that she Blept wiCh
her mouth open.
M. V. Gannon, of the Irish National
league, is a candidate for the ministry to
Chile, now filled by Patrick Egan.
The elevator cable in a Kansas City
warehouse broke and let four men down
thirty feet. All had at least two broken
bones while one named Sevidge will prob
It is said that John Wauamaker lost
$000,000 by vbi Reading collapse.
The first Atlantic liner to fly the Ameri
can (lag, the Xew York, left Gotham Sat
urday for Liverpool. Ex-Secretary o
State Foster a::.! hi party went across on
S. Gleitznnd his wife went to a funeral
and left two small children at home, at
Tarentum, ' Va. When they returned
they found both children fatally burned.
Ralph Davis, speaker of the Tennessee
house, has been disbarred by a Memphis
judge becausi he robbed one of his own
ibents. IXtvis will probably lose his gaveL
The frozen bodies of two infants about S
weeks c! ace were found in a box at the
entrance r! an abandoned coal mine at
Reck Springs. Vy.
Conrad Zapp, a lunatic at Columbus. '
heated a pc kt-r red hot. put the cool end
asrainst a wall and drove the hot end
through his abdomen. He was found dead
Half a dozen people at Coliiusville, Ills.,
have been bitten by a mad dog and there is
a hydropholiia panic there.
The Toledo, O., Fourth Ward Repub
lican club has appointed a committee to cir
culate a subscription for Governor McKin
ley. each subseti!er to give not over $1.
llecause his daughter married against
Lis will Charles Simons, a Milwaukee an
archist, ''fired" her and her trunk into the
street and then hung crape on the door.
Allen Manvel. the late president of the
Santa Fe railway, was buried Saturday at
San Dieso, Cal.
Judge V. M. Un.a iwt-H, oneof the lead
ing members of the Springfield, Ills., bar,
has lecii .attacked with paralysis. His
rirht side is paralyzed and recovery is
1 bet. l.icago P-ank Xoiecompany has been
c:ishi hy yi rherr
liabiliri.. h-'-. aii4
ft the - -
assets, about $tv,000;
0.'. according to cne
Eiiwwrd 7.-. U:, t, li.e c'!.tii.nati Fidel
ity bank " recKt r, !:iis 1, -t 'u: denied by
President, il ini-ot: .",it-f I;iy ! next. Har
per's bau Lcaltt; is rL ve.!r-ri u.ivo:i
Xf :l! h tri' A t.iltMin i.t-rct,
Cmaiiu. Feb. .'7. Aianson Ke?.l, well
known iti Chic.: music circles for the
past City years, died r.t bis home, 33l
Eowen avenue, Saturday afternoon. The
approach of death was mside apparent last
fall, wheh ,Mr. Heed, ovvii.j; to old age, be-
pan to sink gradually. He was born in
Warren, Mass.. Nov. 13, lSli. He came to
this city in ISii aad began selling pianos
and was doing an imaiensj taislness until
the fire of IST1 swept everything away,
letter he established Reed's Temple of
Funeral of Kufus Hatch.
Xew Yoke, Feb. 27. Funeral services
over the body of Kufus Hatch were held
yesterday at his late home at Spuyten
Duyvil. Many friends of the dead finan
cier who knew him when he was a power
in Wall street attended the services. The
Rev. Dr. Jacob Shipman, rector of Christ
church, Sevcuty-second street and the
Boulevard, assisted by the Rev. George
Xatrass, of King.bridge, conducted the
services according to the Protestant
Thf floral markets,
J9.00; baled. S10.0O3U.CO.
Bottur Fair 1o choice, 25c : creamerr. J7c.
Pnn!lra ( 'I. I.-1. .. a-. . .
docks, line ; geese, 10c. .
Apples ti nil n-rbbl.
Onions f4 .(J per bbl. , 1
Tarnijis 60c per bu. t-
f'nr! Rtltr.hpr nsr tti n . ..., ...
4'ft5c; cows and nattesa, tiWtWSat: ralves
IT IS THEPE0PL&
AND NOT THE TESTIMONIALS
OF PURCHASABLE CHE MIST
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