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Rock Island Daily Argu
VOL. XLI KO. 123
ROCK tISL AND. FRIDAY. MARCH 10. 1893.
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-2; I ovs, and
Senator Hill Spends Twenty
Minutes with Cleveland.
AN0THE3 OCCUERENCE OF MOMENT.
The Hawaiian Treaty Withdrawn from the
Senate Speculation as to the Meaning
Thereof One of the President's Allejred
Rules Confirmed lisell Makes an Im
portant Announcement " tiili " Shank
lin I'tters a Vain Protect First Hatch
of Nominations tiray Uets the Mexican
Washington-, March 10. There were
two surprises emanating from the White
louse yesterday. One was the president's
first executive communication to the sen
ate and the other was Senator Hill's visit
to the president. In the communication
Cleveland withdrew the treaty with
Hawaii which was sent to the senate a few
weeks ago by Harrison. The message was
short and to the point, the president simply
requesting the senate to transmit to the
executive the proposed treaty with Hawaii.
The message was received without com
ment on the floor of the senate, although
the Republicans were prone to criticize the
proceeding with considerable emphasis
among themselves. The Republican sen
ators regard this action of the president as
in line with the course pursued by Cleve
land in withdrawing the Xicaraguan
treaty sent to the senate by Arthur in the
closing d.iys of his administration.
Why the Treaty Is Withdrawn.
Dcnocratie senators look upon the act
from a two-fold point of view, some taking
the ground that it shows Cleveland to be
against annexation or American domina
tion of any soil in the Hawaiian it,.ands,
while others hold that he will send in an
other treaty more to his liking. It is un
derstood that the reason for the withdrawal
of the treaty by Cleveland is because he is
opposed to the treaty in its present form.
Whether or not he will favor the making
of another treaty, and whether it will be
an annexation treaty or not, cannot le said
on authority at this time, but a gentleman
who has talked with the president on the
subject said yesterday that another treaty
would be made. It is intimated that the
piesident will suggest either by messsage
or personally to senators that a commission
be appointed to visit the Hawaiian island
this year during the interval between the
adjournment of the Special session of the
senate and the reconvening of the next
The Wiseacres Much Kxercised.
But the event of the day that exercised
the political wiseacre and made them ask,
"What does it mean " was the visit to the
president of Senator David P.. Hill. He
went early. The great flood of ofliceseeh
ers had not begun to flow into the White
House when he arrived He passed rapid
ly through the hallway in the public part
of the mansion into the room of Private
Secretary Thurber. who evidently had been
posted, for he ushered Hill into the ad
joining executive office without a mo
ment's delay. ftcu Jiiu enterea me
president's room vord was rent to Door
keeper Loeffer that Cleveland was very
busily engaged and could not see any visi
tors for some time. As a consequence the
arriving delegations soon filled the cabinet
room and by the time Hill left the White
House there were more men than seats in
Not That Kind of Call.
The interview was, of course, of a strict
ly private character, but from the fact
that it had been previously arranged and
from its length there can be little doubt
that it was of more than a mere onicial
social character. Hill, by virtue of his
office as a senator from the state of Xew
York, would be obliged by the unwritten
code of official etiquette to call on a new
president elected by his party unless the
personal relations between the two were
of such a character as to make a personal
visit seem like hypocrisy. But an official
visit of this character would not last more
than a minute in fact ju-t long enough
for the caller to shake the president's hand
and to make a few pleasant rematks about
the condition of the thermometer, or to say
that the call was simply for the purpose
of paying respects.
Twenty Minutes of Prrriont Time.
Twenty minutes is an unusual length of
time for a caller no matter how distin
guishedto remain in thi president's room
during these busv day in the executive
mansion, and if Hill and Cleveland talked
airy nothings for a third of an hour while
a crowd of patriotic citizens were waiting
to be heard they were particular that none
of their remarks was overheard.
CALLERS AT THE WHITE HOUSE.
The President Confirms a Reported Role
Relating to Appointments.
Washikgtox, March 10. Representative
Springer, of Illinois, who was one of the
president's callers yesterday, asked him if
the rule of not appointing men who had
held office tinder him four years ago was
to prevail as reported. The president re
pliied in the affirmative, and when asked
if the rule was inflexible Cleveland re
sponded that it would be so substantially;
there might be exceptionald an extraordi
nary circumstances which might cause
some departure from it, but he could not
call to mind any possibilities to justify a
change from the policy decided upon.
Springer asked if the rule was also to apply
to fourth-class postoffices. Cleveland's re
sponse was that he had not thought about
that, but he gave the decided impression
that it would prevail to as great an extent
as - possible with these small postmaster
ships. Bissell Has Another Rale.
Postmaster General Bissell is accredited
with the announcement that no local busi
ness men need apply for post offices under
his administration. He objects to com
missioning local business men as postmas
ters for the reason that the actual duties
are performed by irresponsible and often
incompetent clerks and substitutes. Post
masters under Bissell must promise to de
vote their entire time to the work and per
sonally keep strict office hours.
Among the callers at the state depart
ment yesterday afternoon was Vice
Ident Stevcovu, wLo rcxiucti iiuselsd
jrttb, Cwritory Grwham for aoate time
i.m stnansura lacks xnnuence.
The host of men who are willing to serve
their country is still besieging the White
House, and will be for many days. Some
of the visitors, however, are not present sc
much to ask something for themselves at
that somebody else shall not get a certair
fat place. Such was the mission yesterdaj
of Editor "Gill" Shanklin, of the Evansvillf
(Ind.) Courier, who called on the president
t enter a protest against the nominatioi
of ex -Governor Gray for the Mexican mis
sion. As Gray's name was seut to the sen
ate yesterday Shanklin w ent away dissatis
fied with the result of his interview. L, T.
Neal, of Ohio, who killed the Cleveland
tariff plank at Chicago, and moved the
adoption of the ''revenue-only" plank,
called, it is understood, to secure the ad
ministration's influence in Ohio politics.
Some Callers From the West.
In tow of this or that senator or repre
sentative, citizens of many states went
to the.White House yesterday. Illinois was
represented by General McClernand and
Dr. K. S. Fowler. Both -are looking out
for places. Fowler preferring a consul gen
eralship or the mission to Brussels. John
F. Hamilton and F. E. White, of Iowa
were callers with ex-Representative But
ler, who would not refuse the position of
chief of the railway service. The other
two Baid they are not asking for favors.
There were many other callers, too many
in fact to take note of. At 12 o'clock the
president did his daily "stint" of haiid
thuking in the cast room.
FIRST GRIST FROM THE MILL.
Some Citizens IVIio Are in l.uck, Kx-Gov.
Gray Heine; One. ,
The official mill began to grind yesterday
and the following names fell out: Josiah
Quincy, of Massachusetts, to be assistant
secretary of state; Rolert A. Maxwell, of
Xew York, to be fourth assistant postmas
ter general: Isaac P. Gray, of Indiana, to
be envoy extraordinary and minister pleni
potentiary of he United States to Mexico;
Patrick A. Collins, of Mass.ichnsetts, to
le consul general of the United States at
London; F. P. Gale, of New Mexico, to be
receiver of public moneys at Hosswell,
And lie Is an Ohio Man.
They were sent to the senai, where they
will repose until Gorman and his col
leagues of the reorganization covnmittee
can report sufficient progress to enable the
nominations to be
referred to the
tees. About the
best thing in the
list is that given
to Isaac Pusey
Gray, and he, ac
cording to tho
eternal fitn?s of
things, is a native
of Ohio. He was
a Republican un
til in 1S72 when
he joined the
In 1876 he was
BiiC r. GRAX.
nominated for lieutenant governor of In
diana by the Democrats as a representative
of the Greeley followers on the same ticket
with "Blue Jeans" Williams and was
elected. Towards the close of his adminis
tration Governor Williams died and Gray
assumed the duties of the governor of the
state. In isso he was a candidate for the
nomination for governor, but was defeated
by Frank Eandcrs, of Indianr.polis, and
was put upon the ticket with him for the
A Very Nice Tlace for Collins.
This ticket was defeated by one headed
by Albert G. Porter, late minister to Italy.
1 our years later Grav was nominated for
governor by the Democrats, and was elect
ed, and would have been renominated for
a second term but for the fact that the con
stitution of Indiana prohibited a governor
from filling two terms in succession.
Patrick Collins, who gets the consul-
generalship at London, has a very good
job, which is a gold mine as to receipts,
but costs a good deal to run.
Can Draw on the Reserve.
Washington, March 10. Some time ago
Solicitor General Aldrich was asked for an
opinion as to whether the (100,000,000 gold
reserve was oacred and not to be drawn
upon except to redeem legal tenders. He
prepased an opinion, but it was not deliver
ed, as the occasion did not demand it. A
synopsis of the opinion is given by Aldrich
as follows: The belief that there is no
positive provision of the law requiring that
a $100,000,OC reserve shall be kept it in my
opinion correct. It is also true under the
law, as I understand it, that all legal ten
der notes may be redeemed in 'coin.' This
was the case at the period fixed for the re
sumption of specie payments, to wit, Jan,
1, 1S79, under the law of 1S75."
Summary of Senate Doing.
Washington, , March 10. The senate
yesterday discussed for nearly an hour the
question as to the reception at the present
extraordinary session of any business of a
legislative character. There seemed to be
a central concurrence of views that it
would not he desirable to have any matters
of that kind acted upon or even presented.
Nevertheless a resolution offered formulat
ing that sentiment was not acted upon,
but went ovt - until the next meeting o.
the senate, which will be on Monday.
Iteen Tipping the Natives?
Was-uington". March 10. Rear Admiral
George Browu, who returned a few months
ago from a three years cruise in the Pacific,
has been ordered to remain in W ashington
for consultation with the secretary of the
navy and the st-cretnry of state respecting
Hawaiian afl-.irs. lie is the only person,
aside from mem tiers of the royal family
and high chiefs under the old regime, upon
whom the Hawauans have conferred the
honor ot "Hookupu, the giver of presents.
Will Not Is.ue Itonds.
Washington, March 10. It was quite
plainly intimated at the treasury depart
ment yesterday that as between the , issue
of bo nds and the use of a portion of the
f lOO.Ouu.WO gold reserve, if necessary to
maintain the parity of gold and silver. Sec
retary Carlisle will resort to the latter
plan, but that he does not anticipate that
the necessity will arise to do so.
Thomas T. Eckert has been elected pres
uieni oi tne eslem Union, vice the late
As a preventative of the grip Hood's
fcarsapariHa has grown into great
favor It fortifies Ui system and
panties the blood
Diplomats Introduced to Gresham.
Washington, March 10. The monotony
of the day at the state department was
broken at noon by the reception of tha
members of the diplomatic corps by Secre
tary Gresham. The ceremony took place
in the diplomatic parlor. The members of
the Hawaiian annexation commission were
included in the list of invitations.
A Reception to Stevenson.
Washington, March 10. Senator McPher-
son has issued invitations to the members
of the senate and other well-known public
men to meet at his residence the new vice
president Wednesday evening, March 15,
between 9 and Vi p. in.
Convict Shot by a Guard.
Canon City, Colo.. March 10. Two con
victs named Wilson and Brown attempted
to escape from a gang working on the state
ditch yesterday, and Wilson was probably
fatally wounded by a guard.
Mackay and His Nemesis.
San Francisco, March 10. An attorney
called on W. C. Rippey, Mackay's would
be assassin, yesterday in regard to the de
fense in his prospective trial, but Rippey
said he did not care to do anything In toe
matter until he left the hospital. Mackay
continues on the road to complete recovery.
LIVE STOCK AND PRl'JUCE MARKETS.
Chicago. March 9.
Follow ing were the quotations on the board
of trade today: Wheat March, opened
;1?jC, closed 53c: May, opened tt?i closed
70c: July, opened 74;v:, closed 74lc Corn
March, oiiened 41?4-, closed 41Mc; May,
opened closed 4-i: July, opened 43Hjc,
closed 44V4C. Oats May. opened 83?fcc,
closed 32Jfce; June, opened SIHc. closed 834cj
July," opened 3sf, closed lEfie. Pork
March, opened $18.00, closed J17.77H; May,
opened $18.:W; closed Jls.lsUji: July, opened
f is.:. closed S1S.1U. Lard March, opened
812.70, closed 12.60.
Live stock Hogs: The price at the Union
stock yards today ranged as follows:
Receipts for the day 14 0t; quality not sa
good; left over about iVjui; market wac
moderately active on packing and ship,
pine account, and good grades &3,10o
higher; other qualities umhnnBcd; sales
ranged at $.".Ctii,7.Uo pins. i".:Vl';t7.S5 light,
$7.iS,7.SO rough packiur, 7.S5&S.0O mixed
and i7.b5s.2o heavy packing ttiid shipping
Cattle Receipts for the day KIT, quality
fnir; market rather active on local and
shippinK account: and prices were well
maintained; quotations ranired at $o.3US.0C
choice to extra shipping ;stcers. 4.6jcJjiJlU
good to choice do., 4.1uin.0 fnir to good.
S3.&XJ.4.C0 common to medium tio.. J.4-kii4.0U
butchers' steers, '!. slookcrs, iSi(a.o
Texas steers, o.:Vii4.3 feeders, jJ.Ujt3.5t)
cows, $T..0U34.2 heifers, 2.iji3.7j bulls, and
S3.0UQli.SO veal calves.
S-heep Receipts for the day 5.0 I t quality
fair: market rather active ail pric" hfbVIo
higher; c,uo;atious ranted at tl.Xo-i'i
per li HI lbs westerns. t5.'iU&, ". O nutivca, and
S5.40C6 .25 lambs.
Produce: Butter Fancy scpuiator, H3
2bc per lb; fancy dairy. ' wii.&j; packing
stock, Eggs Fresh :. Kfcl7Mio
per tloz. Dressed poultry Chickens. lltftUJc
per lb; turkeys. i:i&k.V; iiuek. l-ltc;
geese, liVfi-c. I'utnWK- Wisccntin Bur
bfcnks, 7.V.iT.:- per I n: Hrbrciu. lit'.2o: I'cer
less. Ujditkv: Hose. tS& Hic. t-wtet potatoes
Illinois: (3..V ft,.oll 'per l.bl. Apples Fair to
good. f2.ria.it per bbl: fancy. S-l.2Vii4.lM.
Cranberries Jerseys, tau. y, 4lo.akj,ll.m per
bbl. Honey While clover in l-jKund sec
tions, 144 ltc per 11; broken comb, loc: dark
comb, good coudition, oftAc; sti aoted, 7iSJ
New York. K
New Yul'k, March 8.
Wheat No. 2 red cash ojvned ic lower
early on cables, advanced1 c with Chicago
and local covering, fell- on realizing
dull; steady; May, TSvfcIil 3-10c: June. c;
July, HiijtM. Rye Nominal: western. W
(38oc Hurley Itull but tirm; Ktate, 6480c;
western. tVHaiiX No. 1 Toronto, ttijtalc: No. 2
do, 84aAc Cnru -Ku. 2 Hi-ic up with
Chicago, moderately active and firm; March,
c; May. (il-NiSl 1-lOc; Juuf, c; July,
SlBtSlc; No. A 5-?t3"'Clic; steamer mixed.
62-4sjVJc Owls No. 2. steady and quiet:
west em, 3S&4tHc; May. 33!,; state. 39
04Slc i'ork Dull and steady; uew mens.
$20,00; old mess, ilD.oO; extra prime nominal.
Lard Nominal; steam rendered. 12.8a
Live Stock: Cuttle Market firm, hot no
trading in beeTes; dressed beef, steady; na
tive sides, sOHc per lb. Sheep and Lambs
Market verr dull at a reduction of Jc per lb;
sheep. $ .Uj5.ti0 per 100 lbs: lambs, S-.2.i(is.J5.
Hog Market nominally firm; live hogs, $3.00
per l'Jg lbs.
The oeal Market r. "j
en A IK. ETC.
Wheat 743760. ?
Hay Timothy. 15.00: upland, JIOOH ; tlcugh
J9.00; baled. 10.0oail.00.
Butter T"alr to choice, 25t ; creamery, 2Gc.
Ecp Freeh. 1T31.
Poultry Chickens. 9c; turkeys H)S
dncke, l.'Hc; geese, 10c.
rRflT 1X9 VEasTABLltS
Apples (4 00 per bhl.
Onions 4.-0 per bbl i.
Cattle Bntcbers pay for "ccni fed
4H65c; cows and ceifei, 2Hf. !'::
Hoes- 7Jt 7 He
IT IS THE PEOPLE
Pure st jr, BE STL ;
AND NOT THE TESTIMONIALS
OF PURCHASABLE CHEMISTLu
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