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AILY ARG 178.
XLI KO. 225.
ROCK ISLAND. TUESDAY, JULY 11. 1893.
I Single Uaplw 6 Ctnli
1 Hr Wmk DXCntt
I ARE AFTER
OU KNOW US--
We hav'nt said a word about
l7estsf Straw Hats,
For the next 30 days
In Bedroom Suits.
In order to reduce the immense line we
have to make room for other goods we must
sacrifice them. Come at once and secure
the best bargain that was ever offered in the
OLiiiNi 4 Sitllf lill
1515 and 152?
The Fashionable Fabrics for Spring and Summer tiave
J. B. ZIMMER,
Call and leave your order
ta.b Block Opposite Ha r pee Housb:
THE 1IBST-OLA8 i
Ino located in his new shop.
SAK&RICE, ROCK SL AND, ILL.
to take a look at
we are selling fur
etc., we've 'got lots of 'em at the
ywiwy Blue Front.
124 126 and 128
Oppoelte the Old stand.
Is Life Worth Living?
That Depends Upon Your Health.
Will cure yon and keep ycu well.
For sale at Harper House Pharmacy.
Jolin Volk. & Co..
Basil Doors Blinds, 8iding. Klotintit,
ano an kinds of wood work for builders
Blabteenlb ni. oi. Third 'and fourth aves.
In the House of Correction at
PEISONEES MA.KE A WILD BEEAK.
A Rush for the Walls and Liberty Met by
the Guards and Repulsed One Convict
Shot Dead as He Reached the Top of the
Enclosure and Another Fa'ally Wound
edA Hot Hand-to-IIand Fight The
Ionia, Mich., July 11. Full seventy-five
convicts at the House of Correction made
a break for liberty. They were at work in
the various shops. The first ten or fifteen
left their work and started for the west
wall. The ringleader was Convict William
Smith, known as Xo. 70S, a five-year man
sent up from Detroit. Smith has lost time
before, having made an attempt to escape
a year ago last Septemlier, and he is a
tough character. Tinsmiths have been at
work on shop Xo. 21, about ten roils from
the west wnl!, repairing conductor pipes.
Two long ladders were used and were
standing against the building. Smith
started out and was followed by the others
who were iu the scheme, lie quickly
clasped the ladder standing against the
The Warden Was Prepared.
Warden Paijcell had discovered that
something wascoming, over Sunday, and
had doubled the guard. Teacher Gourley
was watching around in the vicinity of
this building, and when he saw Smith ;i::d
the gang come out lie fired a shot from his
revolver itito the ground and ordered the
men back. Smith urged them on, paying
no attention to the order. The men on the
wall and ali ut the yard quickly assem
bled at this- point, and were ordered by
Warden Parrell to stop the break. A gen
eral fusillade commenced and a hand-to-hand
iiyht followed. The ladders were
kocked down, but the convicts replaced
them and Oscar Miller, an eight-year man,
gained the top of the wall. The guard shot
at him and Kit; ball went clear through his
body and he dropped to the ground dead.
1 1. Kit -to-1 1 and right ltelow.
Ill the Meantime a terrible battle was
going ;n b:'ov. Convict Smith struck at
Deputy War.len Rowley with a hammer,
but the hitter dodged and escaped death.
Rowley .-truck Convict Charles E. Jones
on the head and he dropped. He will
doubtless die, as his head is terribly cut.
William Eatrer, sent from Grand Rapids,
was badly wounded and his recovery is
doubtful. l"e is servinga fifteen-year sen
tence for manslaughter. Smith, another
convict, brought into play a long billy
made out of sheepskin loaded with sand.
This, with three hammers, a large wrench
and a round stone, were afterwards taken
from the leaders in the break. How tb"y
got them is a mystery. Teacher Gour y
was struck on the head with the stone
which was hurled at him... It grazed his
skull but di'1 not seriously injure him" - -',.'
1'sed Mot Irons with Effect.
It was only by prompt action that the
wholesale lilieration of the convicts was
averted. Hall Master Parcell grablx I up
the hot irons used by some local til. tiers
and commenced prodding the convicts,
who ran back. A coroner's inquest is in
progress and the convicts are now in their
cells. Four convicts were injured. .Tons
has concussion of the brain as the resu't of
a blow on his head, and Smith, the i. :: ier.
was found to have a bad cut on the
of his head. On seeing the first ten 1
Smith out of the shop, the rest fol
until they were driven back.
EFFECT OF IRISH HOME RULE.
Lord Salisbury's Contention in the Tall
LosDox.July 11. The Pall Mall Gazette,
which with its recent change of ownership
changed its polities, now supp;.-:!:ig
Conservative party, is publish in;.; a scries
of articles from the pen of Lord Salisbury,
the Eight Hon. A. J. Balfour, Professor
Leckey and other well known opponents
of Irish home rule. An article written by
Lord Salisbury ' makes out a esse against
home rule from an intercolonial poiut of
view. Lord Salisbury says he sees two
dangers, the first and most sensible of
which is the blow that will be givenulu
dia by the granting of home rule to Ire
land. India, he declared, is held by the justice
of England's rule, though the last resort
is always force. The taste for surrender is
contains. . li'JtHp'-ids upon the answer
given to IretaH what shall be given in
response to the yv&ilar demand which is
sure to be nurit'by India. The second
point of dangerthe event of a war be
tween Great IJi Sain and auother power.
Au unfriendly executive iu Ireland could
in the event of war cause untold distress
by allowing anf enemy to procure coal and
provisions iu Irish ports and by allowing
the coasts to 1 used us rendezvous for
In support of this contention Lord Sal
isbury quotes at considerable length from
the work of Captain Mahan, of the United
States navy, on, the influence of the sea
power of the French during the revolution.
Though England was "mistress of the
seas'' privateers had captured au immense
number of BritisfiJinerchantmen. In con
clusion Lord Salisbury says he believes
that traditional hatred will compel the
Irish to fully use against England any
advantage t bj? may secure.
Corbejtyt'nd Jackson Matched.
ROBT, IusT.July 11. At the weekly pu
gilistic eajyftft ibn here James Corbett, the
chatnpiouVMf?ger, went into the ring and
offered toMight Jackson at Roby in No
vember next He had hardly uttered his
"deft" before1 Parson Davics was . in the
ring and put up (3,500 forfeit, and tuis
long-talked of fight will probably come off
at this place. It will be for f 10,000.
Nothing in That Uorden Seusatioo.
Fall Rivkb, July ll. Mrs. Carpenter,
who wrote the letter that was picked up
at Rome.X. Y., has been found. She says
her husband had trouble here, being
suspected of the murder, but proved a
first-class a'.:bi. He was still diffident
about coming here, however, for fear of
annoyance that was all. Her story of the
alibi s undoubtedly true. :
PENSIONS CUT OFF.
one Hundred Thousand to Look Over
Washixgtojt, July 13. The pension
bureau has notified a great many pension
ers throughout the entire country who are
drawing pensions under the act of June
27, 1SW, known as the dependent pension
act, that payment of their pensions will be
suspended for sixty days, during which
time they are required to show cause
why they should continue to draw pen
sions. The testimony necessary to prevent
their being dropped from the rolls is the
certificate- of a reputable physician at
tested by two witnesses to the effect that
the pensioner is precluded from active
labor owing to injuries or disability not
the result of his own vicious habits.
Must Stand an Examination.
Incase no attention is paid to the de
partment's notification within sixty days
the pensioner will bo dropped from the
rolls. On the other, hand, should the
necessary certificate, properly drawn up
and signed, lie forwarded to the pension
bureau, the pensioner will be requested to
appear before the local board of medical
examiners for examination as to his con
dition. This action is pursuant to the re
cent ruling cf Secretary Smith to the ef
fect that a pensioner under the act of June
27, 1SW, drawing a pension for disability
must be shown to be physically incapable
of manual labor.
One Thousand Suspensions to Date.
The lioard of review appointed to carry
into effect that decision, is now going
over all of the cases under the act of June
27, lS'.H), probably 100,000 in number, e
lecting those cases which show in the
record that the pensioner may not be in
capacitated for manual labor. Ia ths
cases thus selected the pensioners are noti
fied as before stated to prove their total
disability to the department or cease 1 1
draw pension.. It is estimated at the pen
sion office th?t so far something over 1,000
suspensions have already been made.
WASHINGTON CROP BULLETIN.
Corn in Better Condition Than Last Year
nnd Wheat Worse.
WASHlNGTcix.July 11. The July returns
to the statistician of the department of
agriculture make the following averages
of condition: Corn, 93.2; winter wheat,
77.7; spring wheat, 74.1; oats, SS.8; rye,
S5.3; barley, s8: potatoes, 94.S; tobacco,
P3. The preliminary acreage of corn is re
ported ns 102.3 as compared with the
acreage harvested last year, being an in
crease of something over 2,000,i;GO acres.
Thi average condition of corn is 93.3
against 81.1 last July. The averages in
the principal states are: Ohio. 03; Indi
ana, Ofi; Illinois, 92; Iowa, 9S; Missouri,
92; Kansas, 9"; Xebraska, 94; Texas, 69;
The condition of winter wheat is 77.7
against 74.o last mouth and 89.6 in July,
1K3. The principal state averages ar-;:
Xew York, SO; Pennsylvania. 94; Ken
tucky, 92; Ohio, 93; Michigan, 79; Indiana,
83; Illinois. W3; Missouri, 77; Kansas, 40;
California, SO; Oregon, 90. The condition
of spring wheat is 74.1 against 90.0 in July,
1S92.. Last month it was 86.4. State
averages are. Minnesota', 7t?' Iowa-5;
Xebraska, CO; South Dakota, 69;" Xorth
Dakota, 73, and Washington, 91. Condi
tion of all wheat July 1, 1S93, was 76.6.
On June 1 it was 7S.8. The condition of
oats remains about the same as it stood
last month, being 83.8, as against 8S.9 Judt
I. This is the highest condition since 1SS9.
Can Be Seen Without a Glass.
Rochester, X. Y., July 11. Professor
Swift, of the Warner Observatory, has
received front Alfred Rordame, of Sslt
Lake City, a telegram saying: "Xaked
eye comet observed 10 o'clock, July 8 in
Constellation lynx. Xo telescopic obser
vation possible.,, The comet has also been
observed by Professor Swift. It has a
"tail" two degrees in length and rapidly
increasing. It Is in ascension 7 hours and
40 minutes, north 50 degrees. It has a
rapid motion towards the southwest.
The A'leged Chicago "Ruin."
Chicago, July 11. Architect Clark has
made his turmal report of the condition of
the federal building to Secretary Carlisle.
He says that there is absolutely no dan
ger of the building or any part of it col
lupsing and that in fact the structure was
i i really better condition than in 1SS7,
win a the last government inspection wa3
Suicide of a Chicago Man.
Chicago, July 11. Oswin Mayo, vice
president of the T. E. Wells Packing com
pany, committed suicide at his home, 456
llowen nv.Hhtc, by taking a dose of rat
poison. His Immiess affairs are said to be
in good conibticfn" and no cause can be as
signed for tne act, except temporary in
On the Base Ball Field.
Cllli'Aiio, July 11. Following are the
base ball scores: At Cleveland Boston 13,
Cleveland 12; at Pittsburg Xew York 11,
Pittsburg 10; at Chicago Washington 3,
Chicago 2; at Cincinnati Baltimore 2,
Cincinnati 3; at St. Louis Philadelphia
8, St. Louis 7.
No Need of Praise.
"You never sit and talk to me aa you
did before we were married," sighed the
"No," replied the husband, who was a
draper's assistant. "The guv'nor told
me to stop praising the goods as soon as
the bargain was struck." London Tit
Bits. The Weather We May Expect.
Vashinoto!, July ll.-'The following are
the weather indications for twenty-four hoars
from 1p.m. yesterday: For Lower Michi
ganFair weather; winds shifting to easterly
and souther'- For Indiana and Illinois
Fair weatli winds shifting to southerly;
warmer in l .hern portion. For Upper Mich
iganFair an I warmer weather; winds shift
ing to southerly. For Wisconsin Fair and
warmer weather, with increased southerly
winds; probably local thunderstorms tonight.
For Iowa Generally fair weather, but the
conditions are favorable for severs local
storms in northwestern portion daring this
afternoon or tonight; brisk and high souther
ly winds; warmer in eastern portion.
A curious book, in which the text is
neither written nor printed, but woven,
has been published iu Lyons. It was
made of silk and was published in 25
parts, each, part consisting of but two
Vogler, Fuhrmnn and Jacobs have been
f jund guilty in tJfci first degree In the
Molitor murder case at Alpena, Mich.
This makes four men convicted for the
murder. Molitor was murdered by a band
of wkiteaps sixteen years ago at Rogers
A statue of Barnum was recently un
veiled at Bridgeport, Conn. It has been
painted red by some vandal.
The Chamberlain Investment company,
the largest real estate firm in the west,
has closed its doors. The liabilities, direct
nud contingent, - are 2,3t'2,lU and assets
$3,000,000. The closing is to guard the in
terests of creditors.
A. B. Emerson, of Philadelphia, has dis
appeared at Vera Cruz, Mex., and the
fact that his clothes were found on the
beach there but no corpse is taken to
mean that he went in swimming and was
devoured by sharks.
Baninberirer, the murderer of the six
members of the Krieder family at Cando,
X. D., has been captured in Manitoba,
At the recent auction sale of the
personal property of the late Gov
ernor Samuel W. Hale, of Xew Hamp
shire, shares of mining, electric and other
stocks having a par value of i2,700,000
and promissory notes with n face value of
Jo7,00i) were sold to the highest bidder for
less than f 7.
The Rev. John S. Penman, of Irvington,
X. Y., who was a memlier of the last Pres
byterian general assembly, has withdrawn
from the church because of the Briggs de
cision. W. H. Shieflin & Co., of Xew York, the
largest drug importers in the country, an
nounce that in future all orders for im
ported drugs must be paid in gold.
The body of Michael J. Kelly, the miss
ing agent of the Big Four railroad, has
been found in the river at Cairo, 111.
LIVE STOCK AND PRODUCE MARKETS.
Chicago July 10.
Following were the quotations on tho
board of trade today: Wheat July, opened
6."?4c. closed taJie; September, opened 70?ac
closed TOVic; December, opened Jajjjc, closed
Jiv'i Corn July, opened 41c, closed 40?c;
August, opened 41?ic, closed 41!4c; September,
opened 42c closed 42c; December, opened
c, closed c. Oats July, opened 2SJc,
closed ?4c; September, opened 3tiJ4c, closed
S3;c; May, opened c. closed c. Pork
July, opened $19.10, closed 819.30; September,
opened $20.10, closed $20.43. Lard July,
opened $10.00, closed $10.15.
Liva Stock: The price? at the Union
Stock Yards today ranged as follows:
Hogs Estimated receipts for the day tlOOO,
left ovor about 1,5:W: quality good; about
9,000 were consigned from the west; matter
active and weak; prices opened 1520o
lower and later were steadier at lOTjlie Je
cline; sales ranged at S-0.-&GOi pigs, $0.03
.8. 30 light. $5.903.6.05 rough packing, $.05
6.25 mixed, and $0.1036.25 heavy packing
and shipping lots.
Cattle Estimated receipts for the day,
19.0J0, market moderately active and prices
were a little easier; quotations ranged at
$i.;035.60 choice to extra shipping steers, $1.60
&5.20 good to choice do., $1.003,1.50 fair to
good, $3.7534.21 common to'medium do., $3.60
4.00 butchers' steers, $2.50&3.5Q etockers,
$3.504. feeders, $1.2503.50 cows, $3.75-53.81
heifers, $2.0n&3.75 DuliSi 2.39$l.T! Texas
steers, and $2J0&5.;5 veal calves. '
Sheep Estimated receipts for the day,10,000;
quality fair: market fairly active and prices
steady; quotations ranged at, $3.554.7S
per 10U lbs westerns, $2.5oai.40 Texas, $2.00
5.25 natives, nnd $3.50&a.5O lambs.
Produce: Butter Fancy separator, 10Hft2Oo
per lb; fancy dairy, 16&17c; packing stock, 13
13c. Eggs Fresh northern stock, 134c per
dozen. Live Poultry Spring chickens, 14
17 per lb; old hens, 11c; turkeys, lOH&lic;
ducks, 9lu: geese, $3.500.00 per dozen.
Xew potatoes, $1.7532.50 per barrel. Apples
Choice to fancy, $3.753.4.00 per barrel. Straw
berries Michigan, So&TdO per 15-qt case.
Honey White clover. 1-lb sections, 15&17c;
broken comb, 10c; dark comb, good condition.
luHc; extracted, ttSc per lb.
New York, July 10.
Wheat August, 74 MtSliJc; September,
"eaTCiVac; October, 73J$c; December, 814
82c. Eye Quiet, steady; western, 65357c
Corn Xo. -'dull, easier; weaker cables; Au
gust. 4UJ4'34-,Hc: September, 4'.'-4a50c; No.
-. f2'J:4.c. Oats-No. S dull and easier;
Jul., ii-it35:c; August, 33c; September,
32c slate, 371jc; western, 38HS43C. Pork
blow and unchanged. Lard Quiet and nomi
nal. The Local .UarketM.
Ilay Timottiy. $1S.OO; upland, $10ail ; slcuek
$S.00; baled. $10.00(311.00. S
Butter Fair to choice, 40c ; creamery, 20c
Poultry 4,'hickeus, 12J4c; turkeys uy
docks, l-'tfc; geese. 10c.
FKCIT AND VEOITABLES.
Apples $4 00 per bbl.
Onions $4 .00 per bbl.
tattie Butchers pay for corn lea
4fttv4c; cows and nc'.fcif, 2i3c
PUREST ADD BEST.
HALVES J0$. QUARTERS,.