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VOL. XLI NO. 220.
ROCK ISLAND. WEDNESDAY, JULY 5. 1893.
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TO DEFEND SILVER.
A Convention Called August I
WHrri METAL IN GEEAT DANGER.
The Present Situation Declared an Arti
ficial 4ne, Created as an "Object ten
Bon," And Its Alleged Managers Charged
with Conspiracy, of Which the Closing
of the Indian Mints Is a Part All, With
out Regard to Party, Invited.
Washington, July 5. The following
call for national convention of the Amer
ican Bimetallic league has been issued:
"The recent culmination of events of the
greatest moment to the people of this
country calls for wise counsel and deter
mined action on the part of all patriotic
citizens. A concerted purpose is manifest
to us on the present opportunity to destroy
silver as money and toestablish finally and
forever the single gold standard, and at
one stroke to change all debts to gold debts
with a never-ending rise of gold and fall
Financial Trouble Artificial.
"A financial disturbance, largely arti
ficial and needless, has been created as an
object lesson' and falsely attributed to
the present silver law in order out of it
to create a manifestation of public senti
ment under cover of which the greater
crime of overthrowing the money of the
constitution and establishing the single
cold standard may le consummated. As a
part of the same great conspiracy the
mints of India have been closed, and the
shock is felt around the world.
Kconomic Revolution Imminent.
"Congress has been called to meet in ex
tra session on Aug. 7. If at this session
the money standard of the constitution is
overthrown and the single gold standard
is finally established, to be extended over
the world, an economic revolution will en
sue more disastrous to the welfare of man
kind, and especially to the producing
find laboring classes, than any in the his
tory of the world.
'1 n view, t heref ore, of the threatening
conditions that have arisen, an 1 in answer
to luimerous appeals for action, the exec
utive committee of the American Bime
tallic league has deemed it proper to call
a national convention to be held at Chi
cago, beginning Aug. 1 and to continue as
long as the convent ion may direct.
Everybody Invited to the Rescue.
"All members of the league are urged to
attend and all who are in favor of main
taining tiie money of the constitution and
opposed to the establishment of the single
gold standard in the United States, with
out regard to party, are invited to attend
and -participate in the delilerations of the
convention. All economic associations
and all industrial organizations are re
quested to send delegates to this conven
tion. A special invitation is extended to
members of congress and inemiK-rs of
state legislatures. Governors of states are
requested to appoint as many delegates as
they ntay deem proper. -By order of the"
executive committee. , i;
"A. J. Waexer, president,
V. M. BAKnrSGTON, seci-etary," 1
Silver Convention in Sessi ui.
Silver Citt, N. M., July 5. The south
west silver convention is in session at this
city. Ex-Governor Ross, of this territory,
spoke for about an hour on the silver ques
tion. The following are the st-es repre
sented: Arizona, New Mexico, t. ;lifornia,
Wisconsin, Michigan. Nebraska. Missouri,
Guatemala, Central America, i.Xlorado
and Mexico. Governor Stover w as named
as permanent chairman of the convention.
FOUR FIREMEN SERIOUSLY HURT.
A Cannon Kxplodes While Being Loaded
for the Last Round.
Anx Ardor, Mich., July 5. At the fire
department headquarters a cumon burst
and seriously injured four fitvmen. They
had been celebrating and were loading the
cannon preparatory to firing the last
charge. Frank Kapp was holding the can
non on his legs and Charles Carroll was
ramming the charge home. The cannon
was hot and exploded prematurely. The
butt was blown through Kapp"s right leg,
cutting it off nearly at the t.Sigh, so that
it hung only by a shred of flesh. Carroll
had both hands blown off. Henry Mc
Laren and William Kettich, who were
standing near, were struck bv pieces of the
cannon and severely but not fatally in
CLEVELAND IS ALL RIGHT.
lie Sends Word to Ills Wife That He
BuzzAUUs' BAT, Mass., July 5. That the
people may not become alarmed at the
non-arrival of President Cleveland at
Gray Gables Mrs. Cleveland has tele
phoned the newspaper men here that she
has received advices from the president
saying that he was well and in good health
and may not reach here for two or three
cays, yet lie may arrive at any time.
Fourth of July Ban Ball.
Chicago, July 5. Following are the
records oi jueague oase ball games:
(Morning) At Pittsburg Pittsburg 11,
Baltimore 3; at Louisville Louisville 1.
Washington 2at bt. Louis bt. Louis i.
New York 8; at Cincinnati Cincinnati 14;
Philadelphia 15; at Chicago Chicago 8,
Boston 9; at Cleveland Cleveland 13,
Brooklyn 12. (Afternoon) at Chicago
Boston 5, Chicago 1; at Pittsburg Balti
more 7, Pittsburg 14; at Cleveland Brook
lyn 8, Cleveland 1ft; at Cincinnati Phila
delphia 6, Cincinnati 5; at St. Louts New
lork , bt iuis v, ac ixruisviue Wash
ington 4, Louisville 8. .... . ,
Inwrcollegiate rale 12, V not 14;
Westeyan 7, Amherst 8. ; ' .,"
rerriMe trtsaster flrlga.
PKTER&Bt&d, July 6' A terrible dia
aster, resuruag -in a large loss ox life, oc
curred on tbe steamer Alfons, a boat em
ployed in lb lirer trade on the Volga.
The steAoer. jrlth quite a number of pas
senger! on board, was approaching Roma
nov hes her boilers exploded, killing
twetrty-eijt passengers. Among the dead
are taenerai retrusnewsu.
The Grand Army people of St. Louis
DroDose to raise a fund for a
. GROVER TO THE TAMMANYITES.
The President Writes a Letter on the Na
tion's Natal Day.
New Vor.K, July 5. At the Tammany
Fourth of July celebration in the Four
teenth street wigwam the following from
President Cleveland was received, dated
"Executive Mansion, Washington, D. C,
June 16, 1883," and addressed to Richard
"Dear Sir: I regret that I am unable
to accept the invitation of the Tammany
society to atteud the celebration of the
anniversary of American independence on
the Fourth of July next. This is a day
which all true Americans ought to cele
brate as often as it ocurs. When, how
ever, the commemoration of the discovery
oi tne land we occupy and the celebration
of the day when it was consecrated to lib
erty and popular government are coinci
dent, the occasion should revive and stim
ulate all the ennobling and patriotic sen
timents which are essential to the safety
and perpetuity of American institutions.
"At such a time it is fitting that we re
joice in the dauntless purpose and con
stant devotion that have thus far marked
out the way of our nation. We should
lose the most important lesson of the day
we celebrate if we forget that the labor
and diligence of those intrusted with self
government must be unremitting and al
ways patriotic. There has never been
a time when our countrvmen should be
more soberly reminded that thev cannot
safely delegate their duties and obliga
tions of citizenship, nor neglect to culti
vate their individual and personal interest
in public affairs.
"If those who now celebrate the anniver
sary of American independence guard
against the sordid struggle for unearned
wealth that stifles patriotism; if they ex
act from public servants the strictest ac
countability in the performance of public
duties; if tney hold fast to the American
ideas that work is honorable and economy
is a virtue; if they insist that there should
be honesty and cleanliness in politics, and
it they refuse to encourage expedients
that endanger the foreign or national fin
ance, those who follow us will joyously
celebrate t he day iu ceuturies yet to come.
"Yours very truly,
WAS DZTERM1NED TO DIE.
A Trenton, N. J. ;eruian Kills Himself
After Seven Attempts.
Tkenton, N. J., July 5. Edward Ott,
50 years old, a wire drawer, has succeeded
in committing suicide after having made
seven different attempts. Six weeks ago
while in the state prison for wife-beating,
he attempted suicide by leaping from one
of the upper corridors to the stone floor
below, lie broke both of his legs and
lacerated his face in a horrible manner,
and his wounds necessitated the amputa
tion of one foot.
A few days ago he was removed from the
hospital to his home, not being entirely
cured. Early in the morning he went to
the cellar, threw a piece of wire over a
beam, and twisted a noose about his neck.
He then jumped from the grindstone on
which he Lad been standing, and very
fcearlyevered his bead from his body.
'. . " ob of Kampur Coming.
ictoniA, B. C, July 5. The Nawob of
Rampur has arrived and left for Chicago.
The iwrty consists of thirteen, including
Danny and Myrtie McCarthy, 13 and 10
years old respectively, children of a Buf
falo saloon-keeper, were burned to death in
a tire caused by an exploding coal oil lamp.
Two little boys at Des Moines, Fred and
Frank Grant, the latter only 6 years old.
got hold of a gun and while playing with
it discharged it. Fred was killed and
Frank seriously hurt.
Ayres P., the trotter, made a mile in
2:05,at Kirkwood, Del. He had a run
ning mate and the track was kite-shaped.
Henry Starr and Kid Wilson, two mem
bers of the notorious Starr gang of train
and bank robliers, who have caused the
death of a dozen men and terrorized the
Indian Territory and Arkansas for months,
have been arrested at Colorado Springs,
(Jolo. lue omcers "got the drop" on them.
The five Denver, Colo., daily papers have
asked compositors to accept a reduction
from 50 to 40 cents a thousand ems. The
printers say they will not accept.
George R. Richardson has beensentenced
at Roseburg, Ore., to eight years' impris
onment for attempting to wreck a South
ern Pacific passenger train.
Owing to the financial situation the Con
federate unveiling which had been set for
July 'JO at Birmington, Ala., has been post
poned until Sept. 16 and 1".
Governor Stone, of Missouri,- says fully
half of his time is taken by attending to
applications for pardons.
The Winthrop Iron company directors
have decided to close down the mines at
Ishpeming, Mich., at once.
Ralph Drake, who shot and killed Ida
Ward, will probably be taken from the
jail at Columbus, Ind., and sent to an in
The eastern Illinois fair at Tuscola will
not be held this year on account of the
Lee Bryan was killed while trying to
get on a freight train near Jacksonville,
The militia has been withdrawn from
Tonawanda, N. Y., deputy sheriffs taking
the place of the troops in guarding Ium
. L B. Keweomb & Co., of New York, have
filed suit in the Indianapolis federal court
against C. W. DePauw, of Mew Albany,
fjjUW.OOO on a note. It is believed other
u i will follow, and tbat the company's
bla may be sold.
The Borden sisters have received a large
lib olograph ' the jury before whom Miss
was tried and acquitted, and it has
been placed in their parlor.
' -The pope has ordered the well-known
jeweler, Signor Fausani, who makes the
golden rose" lor his holiness each year.
tq prepare a magnificent piece of gold
work. The design is left to the jeweler. It
will be the pope's present to the duke at
York upon his marriage to the Princess
JUAT OI leca.
Henry touuer, 13 years old, was shot and
killed at Philadelphia by his 16-year-old
brother Willie. The lads were playing
IS A BIG CONTRACT
The Mormons Are Said to Have
3TAETLING STOEY OF A PREACHES.
The Saints Declared to Have Raised a
Fund of 1,000,000 to Kay Our National
Legislators, the Oliject Aimed at Being
Statehood The News Obtained from In
disputable Sources Already at Work at
Findlat, O., July 5. Rev. J.Wesley
Hill, of Helena, Mont,, who Is now visiting
near here, during a conversation with a
representative of The Republican, dis
closed a story which, for sensational feat
ures about equals anything ever before
made known to the American public
Rev. Hill's brilliant career in the west is
well known here, and his position has en
abled him to obtain information denied to
all others. His sterling integrity removes
ill doubt as to the authenticity of his in
formation and its truthfulness. Slid he'
lirlblng on a Gigantic Scale. '
"I was for tome time pastor of the First
Methodist church of Ogden, Utah, and
connected with the university in addition
t3 my pastoral work. Naturally I was
thrown into constant contact with the
Mormon element and appreciate the cry
ing evils of t liat belief. These people have
for some time appreciated the rapidly in
creasing power of the opposition to them
and also the fact that their tenure in their
location can be but temporary unless they
can bring some powerful agency to bear.
Ami this they have in the shape of money,
which they are now preparing to use on a
An AsM'soinent on the Disciples.
"During the past year they have been
raising among' themselves by an assess
ment upon each disciple of the belief the
sum of fl.WO.OOO, which they have now
raised, ostensibly for the purpose of com
pleting their temple and their buildings
upon which they have already expended
1,000,000,' but which is designed for the
purpose of baying a majority in the next
houses of congress to secure their fixed
rights to their present location by securing
the vested power of statehood. With this
they would be beyond reach of interrup
tion and opposition in the future.
Agents Already at Work.
"Their agents are even now at work in
Washington, and have been for months,
and the money is at their disposal to use
with unscrupulous freedom. The scheme
has been long contemplated, and they have
great hopes of its success, as it has been
carried on with great secrecy. The mass
of the people who contributed the money
have been kept in ignorance of its object
in order that all danger of the secret being '
revealed might be removed. My informa
tion is obtained from the most indisputa
ble sources, and the people should be.'"'
warned of the daring purpose of these peo
ple that their ends may be frustrated."
PARIS STfLL IN TURMOIL.
The Students and Toughs Raising Barri
cades in the Streets.
Paius, July 5. Part of Paris is still ia
the hands of the student mob. The Latin
Quarter is wrecked and barricades have
been raised on several streets. Cavalry
and infantry are on guard everywhere and
confine the rioters to a few localities.
Toughs have joined the students and the
workingmen are doing what they can out
side of actual rioting to embarrass the po
lice. Scores have been badly wounded.
Policeman Shot by a Tough.
CniCAGO, July i As a result of a quar
rel, Officer Richard Walsh was probably
fatally wounded by Daniel Murphy, said
by the police to lie a pickpocket and general J 1
crook. Th officer met Murphy in a sa
loon at oi.l Indiana avenue, and during a
conversation it is said Murphy fired live
shots at Walsh, all taking effect. After
the first shot Walsh van and drew his
own revolver, firing three times without
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Batter Fair to choice, SOi ; creamery, 30c
Eggs r'reen, 1413.
Poultry Chickens. VI' ic: tnrkev. 11 u
docks, l-'Kc; gvete.lOc.
PUCIT AND TC8ITABLBS.
Apples (4 00 per bbl.
Onions $ 4 .00 per bbl.
Turnips 60c per bu.
- UTS STOCK
Cattle Butchers Day for
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