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VOL. XLI NO. 301.
ROCK ISLAND. MONDAY, OCTOBER 9, 189S
81ngle Copies 5 OamM
fer Week ISM Oanta
Our "Iron Clad Combination Suits" for chil
dren a genuine cellar-door slider.
Age S to 1 1
The Greatest Line in Town.
PRICES much less
Than any other house.
Come and look.
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Grand Cloak Opening Thursday, Friday and
Saturday, Oct. 12, 13 and 14.
On the above days a salesman from one of the largest and best manu
tacturers of Ladies' and Misses' Cloaks will show a complete line in our
cloak department. Samples shown will be . delivered at once, or special
orders can be taken and delivery made within a week or ten days. We
say this will be a golden opportunity to secure the very newest and ex
clusive in styles, and it will be believed when the two hundred styles are
Ste in addition to the immense' assortment we now have in stock
PRICES will be down where no merchant can afford to sell cheaper
rVvi We gl arantee a fin;t class fit on a11 orders.
, MiLES. Besides making a great manv medium priced garments
UK-Se nanufncturers make a line of fine novelties, which for workman
snip and originality of designs are hard to surpass. Goods will be gladly
novn whether you intend purchasing or not. You are cordiilly invitee!
o attend. Plan to be present at least on one of the three davs Ihurs
t ridav or Saturday.
' y1- (.(lOD.v.-,,,, Miits f i-ul.-rri! dr-ss .roods
J. a i:u-,- vnrifty f stylus ami weave-!, in all
.uhii- liailes. will lie placed on s ile todav
ftit-i.. av). Oct. !.. and closed out at fc.'js each,
-c. u 'in- h,1jnjrSi trimmings, and furnishings.
tlu in displayed in our east window, lie
.nn.cr s-j.uh l.uyscvervthin- that is necessary
tne dress. n J
A AK1) We are showing a beautiful
':!: e,th. all wool, si; inches wide, in a full
- 'j1'-' "r :i yard you can almost have
-' pick of u the choice things in our dress
, ,1('!,:irtliit, with few exception, includ
,,u,st l'"l'ilar weaves in 40 to 5-1 inch
' .''v :i vard. you would hardlv believe it possi
: ' "it we are sellinj; a j0 inch hop-s icking in
; ;" Jrrecn, brown and black that is certainly
: ' '.-'Uable lor durability and bef.ut-v. It would
.- -' the thing to wear at the World s Fair.
t'OMKOHTS AND BLANKETS We are over
strong in tins department, juices hi either line
ranging from oOe to $12. Notice a few below
that will give you some idea of how little it
will cost to keep yourself and family warm this
For 9Sc a wool tilled comfortable, size Gb7J, lar"e;
For $l.;;.j. a satin covered cotton tilled comfort,
For fl.5. a comfort covered with serire cloth and
cotton tilled, size G5.75.
Blankets for $1.89 Size 12-4, color grav with
dainty borders and a very soft quality. It
would be cheap at $2.25.
Blankets, white, for $5. It is our purpose to ive
our customers the very best 5 blanket iiMhe
country, excepting no one. It will greatly
to your interest to examine this leader.
HARNED, PUfiSEL & VONMAUR,
Leaders and Promoters of Low Prices.
CHICAGO'S DAY OFF
The Windy City Goes to See
ENTHUSIASTS LOOK FOE A MILLION
When the Turnstiles Give Their lleport
Tonight Tens or 'ihouxands from Other
Points Help Swell The Throng Kail
ways Taxed to Their Ctmost Capacity
with Visitors to the Great Show Prom
inent Features or the Programme That
Marks the Greatest Day of the Fair.
Chicago, Oct. t. It oes without 6aying
that Chicago day at the World's fair will
"knock the persimmon," rain or shine;
that it will be the champion day so fur as
attendance is concerned nobody doubts.and
that in point of outside attractions it is
gorgeous and inimitable will not be denied
indeed it would be hih t reason to do bo
by any Chicaijoan or "Chicagoenne;" on
the contrary the assertion will be
stoutly maintained, by all residents
of the exposition city. As to attendance,
the gates were open this morning at 6:30
o'clock, and the turnstiles were going as
soon as open; and they have kept it np to
the present writing in a nanner that sets
the tnthusiastic on attendance to estimat
ing a million before the throngs are all in
side. Would lie Satisfied With Half.
There are others less enthusiastic who
will be satisfied with half a million and
who honebtly believe the figures will reach
that aggregate. The calculations of those
who are still less "on the boom" will be
amply satisfied if the figures go over those
of the biggest day at the Paris exposition,
which were something over3S0,000. There
are certainly more people in the city to
day than there ever were before. Never
in their history were the railways so taxed
as they were Saturday and Sunday. Not
a passenger car was idle and it is esti
mated that the number of passengers
brought to the city between Saturday
morning and this morning was HtiO.Oou,
nearly all coming to t lie lair. Added to
this great army were the people of this
c;ty of every rank. Many merchant, gave
theirclerks a holiday and a ticket to the
fair. : Soiue of the banks gave their em
ployes two each.
They Came from livery where.
It was a holiday in town about every
where. It was also a holiday in towns
which had connection by rail with Chi
cago, ltailway station officials at St. Louis
Baid the city was about depopulated, so
many were going tJhe Windy C.ty. And
it was very simihrr in many other cities
and towns. Chicago was at the fair today
that much is certain. Her citizens re
membered that it was the auniversary of
that tremendous baptism of fire from which
the present splendid metropolis has arisen,
and they kept the day by the tens of thou
sands at the park which in itself as it
stands the site of the White Ci'.y is abun
dant evidence of the wealth aud energy of
the western metropolis.
Celebration llegitis Sunday.
The fact is that the celebration began
yesterday. For there was a bigger attend
ance than for any Sunday since the expo
sition opened. Chicago was in fact so
full of people that tiny hail to go some
where, and in pite of tiie closed condition
of the fair buildings many went to the
park and got acquainted with its geogra
phy, as it wen-. Then a number of state
buildings were open aud invited the calls
of people from their states. The Midway
was crowded, and when it is crowded it is
a show itself to the men and women who
like to see their fellow creatures enjoy
ing themselves. The Art building was also
crowded, but the covered exhibits in the
other buildings attracted very few. Al
together it was a very good overture to
the "greatest day of ths fair," which to
day is called already by Chicagoans. The
paid attendance yesterday was S,C4j.
Wagering on a Million.
Even wagers have been made that 1,000,
000 tickets will be sold for Chicago day.
The exposition authorities printed 500,000
souvenir coupon tickets vblch are good
for Chicago day only. Nearly 200.000 of
these tickets had been sold by Saturday
night, the bulk being taken by employers
of labor in Chicago, who gave them to
their employes. Whatever may be the
official figures it is certain at this writing
that Chicago day is a gigantic success, and
that inside the gates of the White City is
massed today the greatest number of peo
ple ever brought together at one time on
the American contiuent anywhere.
The royal pageant, which will give the
day an uudyiug place in Chicago's history,
began early aud ends at midnight.
WHAT THEY GO OUT FOR TO SEE.
l!riuciai Events iu The Programme for
the Champion Day.
It would require columns to give the
events of todity iu detail, but there are
some prominent features that can be noted
in a limited space. The initial number of
the programme occurred at 10 a. m. when
the Chicago Hussars entered the Midway
at the west entrance and paraded through
the grounds. With their showy uniforms
they made a most brilliant appearance.
For two hours from 10 o'clock Battery D
fired a series of salutes to all nations, and
the Apollo club with 2,000 voices in the
chorus welcomed the world in music and
song. The effect of this music by so many
trained voices may be conceived but can
not be described. The music was divided
into seven numbers, and began with a fan
fare of universal peace by army trumpet
ers stationed on the Columbian arch peri
style, Manufactures, Administration, and
This was followed by the overture, "All
Nations," by combined exposition bands;
"The Star Spangled Banner," by chorus of
2,000 on the terminal plaza refrain, sung
by the multitude with flags; niusic of the
southern states by the bands; "Columbia,
the Gem of the Ocean," by chorus, or
chestra and bands; ringing of the Liberty
bell by Chicago's mayor; "America."
At 11 o'clock another section of the
musical programme commenced as fol
lows: Eight hundred voices, under Choral
Director Tomlins, sang "Die Wacht am
Kheiu," "Marseillaise," "Austrian
Hymn " "liussian Hymn," "Keller's
American Hymn," "Star Spangled Ban
ner," "To Thee, My Country," "America,"
"JUjijue. Sweet Home." "Suwanee River."
Selection's by ' LiGsegang's band' from a
platform on the west side of Administra
tion building. So.ne of these will be re
peated in Festival hall at 4 p. m. with
"part songs" and additional choruses.
The Hussars also gave a drill in the
stock pavilion. This afternoon the pro
gramme begins at 2 o'clock with a reun
ion of states iu the Court of Honor. TI.e re
view of states represented by youths and
maidens will be as follows: First section
Chorus of 100 boys fi 0111 the O'ocesaa
choir; Chicago a.? a Guard ot Honor, rom
prised of youths representing thirty-four
wards, bearing shields with coats of arms
and the word "Welcome;" Ninth Presby
terian Cadets; the thirteen original states
represented by young misses bearing state
shields, olive branches aud wearing a
crown with a star; company of twenty
four boys in eontiuc-ifol uniform, selected
from the Firt regiment Illinois Cadets.
Then follow all the states of the L'nion.the
counties and principal cities, represented
by youths and maidens with state em
blems. Children from the schools representing
the different states will form the second to
fifth (inclusive) sections, the states having
position in the order of their admission
into the Union, South Dakota closing the
column. The scene will be inspiring in
the highest degree, but how the multitude
will see it is a problem, as there is not room
in the Court of Honor for a fourth of those
present, allowing space for the prgeant.
Tonight the great procession of floats takes
place, and twenty-four floats will be in the
line. The display of fireworks will be a most
beautiful exhibition, the finest given so far,
and that is saying a good deal, for the
semi-weekly exhibitions of this kind have
all been surpassingly beautiful.
An interesting feature of the morning
programme the leading one in fact was
given to the Indians. Chief John Young,
son of the Pottawatomie who gave Chi
cago its name, and Simon Pokagon, who
made the treaty with the government six
ty years ago which ceded Chicago to the
whites, rang the Liberty bell at 9 o'clock
this morning. Emma C. Sickels unfurled
the official Columbian flag and introduced
Pokagon, who made an address. Simon
Pokagon is an old man and the poet of his
tribe. He is known as the Longfellow of
his race. It is exactly sixty years since
his father sol 1 Chicago to the whites for 3
cents an acre, aud the government has
just allowed his claim for 260,000. He
will be paid this winter.
The 1. lilies in charge of the golden liberty
book, winch is to convey the story of the
fair au.i tnat of liberty around the world,
assi.-ted the two chiefs in ringing the bell.
A rope was tied to the centre of the clap
per, and Sirou Pokagon headed the line
on the liht and Chief John Young the
line on the left. "Glory Hallelujah" was
sung for the first time in connection with
the bell on the fair grounds, three Indian
maidens leading the chorus.
Last week the weather organized a con
spiracy against the fair and made a de
termined effort to prevent the attendance
going up to the expected million a week.
But the plot was a failure. Beginning
with Monday the attendance was cut to
128,535, but it never went lower for the
rest of the week than 145,000, and Satur
day it was 222,1 .0. The total for the week
wa 1,043,21S, which beats the first week
of September 57.2V3. The total admissions
paid to Saturday night were 15,7o4,025.
THE WOHLD'S FAIR AUXILIARY.
VIGILANT WINS THE FIRST.
Moit Notable Gathering Since the Close of
the Ueligious Parliament.
ClllCAoo, Oct. '.. Not since the Parlia
ment of lleligions adjourned has Colum
bus hallbjeu so crowded as at the opening
exercises "of the Evangelical Alliance in
Memorial Art Palace yesterday afternoon.
Oa the stage were representatives of this
aud many foreign countries, among whom
were: William E. Dodge, of New York,
president of the Evangelical Alliance of
the United States; Josiau Strong, secre
tary of the alliance; Rev. John Henry Bar
rows; Rev. Dr. Elmendorf ; Rev. Dr. Dixie;
Dr. Prochet, of Italy; Colonel Nepven, of
the Netherlands; Professor Drummond, of
Scotland; General O. O. Howard; Profes
sor Samuel Ives Curtis, D. D.: Mrs. Potter
Palmer, and 5Trs. Charles Henrofin.
The session was opened by the congre
gation singing, after which Rev. Dr. El
mendorf invoked the divine blessing. Pres
ident Bonney made a trier but expressive
address of welcome, which was liberal and
broad in its sentiments. He was followed
by William E. Dodge and Josiah Strong,
president and secretary of the alliance.
Professor Henry Drummond, the author
of "Natural Law in the Spiritual World,"
presented greetings in behalf of Scotland.
He said the word evangelical was getting
a little tarnished; that too long it had
been understood as meaning the mere pur
veyor of platitudes. The congress would
tend to show the world differently and
would emblazon the word evangelical on
the world's religious history.
Speeches of welcome were also delivered
by Mrs. Potter Palmer; Lord Kinnaird, of
Euglaud; Colonel Roosmale Nepven, of
Doom, Netherlands; Dr. Prochet, of Italy;
Professor Curtis and General O. O. How
ard. After the opening exercises Rev. Dr.
Dilke pronounced the bendiction and the
meeting adjourned. President Dodge ad
dressed the alliance at the evening session.
They Talked About Patents.
Chicago, Oct. 9. The congress of
patents was in session at the Art institute
during last week, and addresses were
made by a number of gentlemen inter
ested in patents, looking to better protec
tion. At the closing .session addresses
were made by Judge Blodgett; W L. Wise,
of Eogland: W. C. Dodge, of Washington,
aud Benjamin Butter worth. Resolutions
favoring uniform international patent
laws were presented.
Young Women's Christian Association.
Chicago, Oct. 9. The Young Women's
Christian association is in session in the
Memorial Art Palace. Papers were read
by Miss R. F. Morse, of New York; Lord
Kinnaird, ot England; J. If. Elliott, of
Chicago; Miss E, K. Price, of Chicago;
Mrs. Joseph Cook, of Boston.
louud a Valuable Stratum.
MlLWAt KEE, Oct. 9. John M. Farmer,
a citizen of Milwaukee, has discovered a
rich deposit of Tripoli polish near Bay
view and inside the city limits. The
waves from Lake Michigan, in washing
away the soil along the shore, had ex
posed a stratum of tripoli, one of the finest
polishes known to the trade, valued by
housewives for scouring purposes for gen
erations. The Bubstanca was originally
brought from Tripoli, hence ita name.
She Gets Home Seven Minutes and Thirty
six Seconds Ahead of Valkyrl.
New York, Oct. 9. The first of the in
ternational races for the America cup ba
been sailed, aud the American boat is win
ner. The two flyers shot across the line
bow and bow on the run to the turning
point fifteen miles out, and for a mofljenl
the Valkyrie ran ahead. Then for soifie
unknown reason, for the conditions were
the same, the Vigilant went to the front
and increased her lead continually to the
turning point. This part of the race was
run before the wind practically, and dar
ing the run the wind at one time almost
On the run home it was a reach in a fair
breeze until the Vigilant crossed the line,
when the breeze died away. AVhile it
lasted the Valkyrie gained three minutes
on the Vigilant, but lost it in the light air
that stirred before Bhe crossed the line.
Experts say that the race shows that ii
the other races are run in a good steady
breeze the Valkyrie has a good chance ol
winning, as she showed herself the fastest
when the wind blew steady.
Boston, Oct. 9. Frederick Greenbalge
for governor, Roger Wolcotts for lieuten
ant governor, William Olin for secretary
of state, John W. Kimball for auditor, II.
M. Phillips for treasurer, and H. M.Knowl
ton for attorney general is the ticket nom
inated by the Massachusetts Republican
state convention. JThe platform is a stand
ard Republican declaration and com
mends the course of the Republican mem
bers of congress as to a large majority of
them on the Sherman law repeal bill.
Pension Cases Are Increasing.
Washington, Oct. t. More cases are
now under investigation by special exam
iners of tie pension bureau than have con
fronted the division for many years. The
total number of cases for special investi
gation now pending is 10.HKJ. This is an
increase of 2,-.!K) over the number pending
on July 1. The work of investigating
pension cases is steadily increasing. The
appropriation is believed to be utterly in
adequate for the work of disposing of the
great volume of pending cases.
Morton Goes to the World's Fair.
Chicago, Oct. 9. Secretary of Agri
culture Morton has arrived here. lie
will open and preside at the first session Of
the World's Fair Auxiliary Agricultural
congress, Oct. 14. He will aho address a
meeting of the National Swine Breeders'
association on the day previous. On the
17th the National Forestry association, of
which he is president, will meet.
Started with Non-Union Men.
Pittsburg, Oct. . The Clinton Iron
works have been started with non-union
men, a force of sixty colored non-union
puddlers having been secured who have
agreed to work for H per ton. The Clinton
mill has always heretofore been governed
by the Amalgamated scale and rules.
The Hamburg Pest Again.
QuarastTNE, NT. Y".,Oc 9. The German
stermer, Russia, Captain Schmidt, which
has arrived here from Hamburg had five
deaths during the voyage, two in the cabin
and three in the steerage. The steamer
will be detained. It is not certain that
cholera caused the deaths.
Accepted a Reduction of Wages.
Benver, Oct. 9. The proposition of
President Jeffries, of the Denver and Rio
Grande railway, of a 10 per cent, reduction
in the salaries of all the engineers, firemen
and trainmen has been accepted by a large
The Weather lit May tipsct.
Washisqtos, Oct 9. -The following are
the weather Indications (or twenty-four hours
from 8 p. m. yesterday: For Indiana and Illi-nois--Fair
weather; cooler in northern por
tions; southerly to westerly winds, becoming
variable. For Michigan and Wisconsin
Partly cloudy and probably showers in upper
Michigan, northern lower Michigan and
northern Wisconsin; cooler; southerly to
westerly win's, becoming variable. For
Iowa-Fair, cooler weather; variable winds.
The tioral Markets,
New oats 27330c .
J6&J.; baled. ?9.
Bnttcr Fair to choice, 26:2Sc; creamery, 30c
Epes Fresh. IS;.
Poultry Chickens, 13c; turkeys yiKt docks1
liic; geese. 10c.
FKUIT AND TIOITABIES.
Apples .)00(ri5.00 per bbl.
Onions SiV ier bu
Turnips 40c per bu.
Cattle Butchers pay for corn fed eters
JStlHc; cows and Uc-ifeis, 2j'43jc calvs
Coal !oft, lCCUc: liarl. tfiH.'&.
Wood Sawed. $5i5f5.t0; cord, l24.50.
LESS THAN HALF-THE
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