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ARtrTTS. a v -amBs' w -aw. VOLXfjL'g0, 43, SOCK I8LAHD, IU.., WEDNESDAY. DECSStBEB 13, 1893. PRICE 1 SZZ&Z&ZZ w QY LATEST A 1!LD RAID. ;1-; PostofTicc the Scene t f a PouUc Robber'. live Ihousar.d Last Night, More this Morning. w t'ar Peed Were Ac complished. yi:v r. Thurston and Jones Talk of Hawaii. 1 V':r,- ;n tho National Senate and House. I n:. v.". lVi llt. Last night ,: , I'm ahuVsaie stamp clerk, A. . I; . r:.n. i the i'bicago poU .,. u". n in L' private apart r ,.;. , 'in, tin; up the receipt of the , .,; a!-., ukin; an inventory of . . , k i'ii hand, a Mransrr gained l..:i. . ianee l'V getting OOln the "Ig. r:,' n ,.. ii the employ r if the office , .. i i i '.xvmnnU'atinti with each , ! , - . :,n I t'aZintf lderton, ren-,!.-: l.'ni UDruliM'iun, secured a i.' "and escaped. There in : i i ', w caterer to the robber. ;!,' nrnlng another stranger ,ir. t!n- attention if the stamp ,:.-, in tlir ptal nt- department, ; an armful of stamp., and Ikr lal !- Makers. A .iiiM.r, iVc. 13. In the urn a:, i.i.'.a.. senator Fry kc on the II ur Hawaiian resolution, lontrast the ai'llitir of Steven and I; : T. nn l reflecting seriously on ;'u ...;;er. tleclaring that his report i!rl ii 't e.n!ain a line of truth. In the house the bill granting the Kit .:!. Oklahoma & Southern rail- tin- right of way through Gala h - .a a passed. Representative II .'n.uu offered a resolution torn n! :r. if collusion existed Ik-t worn :!," i.:ival contractors and official r.ar!',n the premiums for vessel i'i;iiJini. i:i; 4l I'altl Krtnrt-tl. -:iin;t.n. 1. t'., Dee. 13. A . riai il latt'e i.4 repnrted to have :irr-1 iu the harlxir at Kio Jan tUaatta A fairs KkA't'i. Ifc-c. 13 Minister Ti.ur-ton said testerdar that the II i t',ii!u news wa jnst what he ex v I. Minister. of Finance Jones ui !' r the ijtifrn and the provisional rr.M'Tit. stat- that e-lmni vit:,. r I'.lount refused 1o hear the . . '. nn- presented bv the provis- i il vernni-nt. a it would Iikelv t l ur rlashed with his preeoncciV' '1 i l as i.f the situation. ItrMg Carpvalrra Klllvtl. riii..!UK. ., !M 13 Three l':i t ni Tc & Ohi bridge carenters t. utailv, and three senouslv in , ! 1 whiir r movinj a companj ice Ii '.! h fe t'tdsV. ralnm r nw.liaaary. Nmv.iimo. 111.. Ivc. II. The mi ni state .ran;'e. l'atmna of Has ! .r '!ry, iin-t lirn- tlrs mominjr in an- ...I wssinn. Iatid Ward Wood, editor ' ' '.'ir I ariiHTi' Volee. Chicajrn. le- '. . 1 thr npeninjr addrrsa and the -niii ;?! on rmlrntlils tlien Jf ot to " U. The attendance of ttrtetratea is it., i r an.l it m wndrrstood that the " 'i'T i r.ot a- trtatperoua as it haa I t..'.irv hern.. WRESTAIUI BEST. P0UNDS,20. HALVES.IOi.QUARTCRS.5i. COSTS LESS POVDEK; i 11 - - ' .- . . . - THE SUPREME WANTS A NEW BUILDING AT WASHINGTON. Bterrui Makas .. Ktmrt h. ... Ara4-ua-kt -tiIihi the Uaaaa. ?f conjna Senator Morrill in troduced a bill making provision for a t -a , SuIcra, eurt.t.nildinfr. It . . jm.. m lle bas reint. duced it It call f..r ,1. .i ton or darcct purchase of the plot of jrroun 1 bonndM by east Capitol rtrwt on the south. It strvet on the north, and Urst and Second stwta on the cast and Wcu Thi!( won,d , , t. ui ana equal in aiw to that octnpiwi bv the new lihrarr of ri'nn. i i practicallv extend the capit.! proun.l me block eaMwanL .The prop..Hl site la said to contain isn.li, sfjiiare The prx-sent Snn-vn... j altoprthrr inndmjuate to the r.nirc nients of the conrl nn.l .1... "t a rhan ha, l..np Wn reeofrniztML .... ir wicexcii i.v .Mr. Morril w.mH J an idTil one. and thew mvum to lie little doubt that the erection of a HUllUmi Which miul.l .nrw.nn.1 court of last nort w ith the acccs Myiea which its dij-nity demands would w ua peroral arprovaL AXXIUCI TO LCtnM AROt'T HAWAII. B.a CataMltta lieeldaa ta ravoraMy liraort th Ultt iieaotatln-M. WasIIIotoN. IVe, 12. The Iiotiu. coimittee on foreign a.Tairs this mom ma ordered a favorable report on the resolutions intrNluc?d by Mr. Hitt of Illinois calling on the lr.-siderit for the corresnond- enc in the lluTrniiut, niaftn. including' the instruetions piven Min ister Willis. The original resolutions were amended so as to have the data called for include the correspondence between Minister Stevens and the forme rjidiuinUtration. The committee on Hie jTKl'.ciary, after a lively discussion, voted to re port favorably Mr. bailey's bankruptcy bill. The measure is brief, providinj for voluntary bankruptcy only, and was drawn to meet the objectiona raised iu the houe to the OateV bilk BXALL ATTENDANCE lx TUB BOISE. Few Mraibera on Hand to Listen to the ('aplain'a Tracer. ffm!Xiit(is, IKc IS. There was a Mnall attendance f memlH-rs in the house w hen the chaplain offered prayer this uiorninc. althonph expectations had Ix-en raisel that the day would be liroiilic with intereslinjr incidents owinjr to the fact that the bill admit ting ft ah territory as a state had been niitdc a sjiccia! order after the morning hour. The annual report of the coast and -cfsletM! survey, w ith other executive document, were laid la-fore the house. Mr. Iterthold, democrat, of Missouri, made a personal explanation, staling that bis name had been recordeil aa absent durlnjr the vole on the bank ruptcy bill, whereas he had been pres ent and voted for the bill. IIEWHI KS ARK IMHfiNAST. Mr. Oalkoaito Talks Rrcardlos tho "Itallrnad AemrtHeoieut. WasiiimhoV. lie.'. IS. The mcmlKTS of the military affairs committee are indignant because of the report that they intentionally incorporated a rail way advertisement In their Cherokee strip report. Ilcpreseutative Outh waite of Ohio. the. chairman of the committee, said: This rc"rt came to the house in response to a resolution asking the war department for information. It was printed according1 to the ml of the house and referred to the commit tee on military affairs. It was never sulmiitted to the committee nor to the clerk of the committee nntil it was in printed form, so the charge that cither the committee or its clerk Is responsi ble for this irTejrularity is entirely without foundation.' Bavarian; too Tariff. Witnir.Tnii. Hec IS. The mormui session of the ways and means com mittee to-dav was limited to forty minute. The sugar schedule waa the first considered. The republicans were undecided yesterday whether tbey should offer amendment ... h silnnr it to be passed noon without debate. The latter course ... a a- 1 1..t was adopted, vt ncn me srrcuiiuri schedule was r?che:l a motion wa made to restore the df. in the exist i i ThM motions were made U " - - . with special reference to barley, oops and live animals, ouv rncj ' ccssivcly defeated by strict party Tote. Lm ra law Caao. ,r . i lee. 12. The ease of ' . . ..till. Miehimin SuDreme court against Commissioner Lochren, la which Is ibvoitcu r raimmissioner to suspend rtOWCI vm - pensions repnlarly allowed, w. Us i i iw. 22 before Judffe Urad- lev of the Saprene court of the Dis trict of Columbia. Frederick A. Baker . ... ti ,ll nmunt JudffC Lone'a aide of the case; Ownralssioner Uichrea wiU be repreaenteu oy -tomey-OcBcraa Whitney.- Whatever th decision of tlic lower coert may be, Uecaae wUl alUmaVcly And IU war remc court of the L'nitea A ria( Caaaos Caia.at. WAsntttflTOK. Dec 15. The Chinese flag, which floats over the new quart era of the Chinese legation iu this city. at causing no little comment andcrit icisiu io diplomatic circles. It is the first time that a foreign flag has waved- eontinuonsly over a legation in Wash ington. The ministers of other coun tries hoist their flags on fete days and the national holidays of their coun tries, but the Chinese are the first to raiaa their flag as a regular feature. Tao Kraatsx. WAsrtrxc.To, Dec. IS. Mr. Cullora of Illinois addressed the senate this morning on the federal election laws, to repeal which the house bill is on the order of business. He reviewed the legal questions involved in a federal supervision of elections.taking a broad view of the constitutional power of the reneral government to regulate elec tions for federal officer. IMII of latrrrat to rortmastcrs. WasiuXrtoN-. Ibv. 1" A bill rluniN ing the method of bundling postmas ters certificate of deposit, so as to send them directly to the sixth auditor instead of, as now, to the third assist ant postmaster general, was taken up and nasse:! in the house. The purpose of the bill is to expedite the settle ment of postmasters' accounts. QUEEN NOT RESTORED- rros-laioaal Uon-raaient Continue In Control la Bnwatl. VAXcorvKo, It. C, Dec. Ii. The Australian steamer Arawa arrived at Victoria at a. m. to-day. She brings news that uccn I.ilioukalani has not been restored to the Hawaiian throne and that there has been no trouble in Honolulu. Since the arrival of the last reports there have been but two things of a significant nature. The annexationists held a mass meeting on Saturday. Nov. 25, and adopted resolu tions in effect appealing to the V uited Ststes congress over the address of IVcsiileist Cleveland, Secretary Cresham and Mr. ISlor.nt. On the four, days preccclingthe sailing of the Arawa the troops of the provisiona govern tnent were busy fortifying and barricading the government house or the castle, as formerly called. The worU was leing done with sand bags principally. As the Arawa sailed from the harbor troops could lie seen from the deck of the steamer busily en Caged in heaping np the breastworks. . Coal Operators at Wat. Coi-mura, Ohio, Dec 12. A, singn 1st scheme has been discovered, the object oi w hich is to prevent the com petition of the soft coal of eastern Pennsylvania with the coal of the Hocking valley. I.ast winter the Hocking valley trust advanced the price of coal lAccntsatonatwholesale. Members of the trust now complain that they were being undersold by the Pennsylvania operators, who have shipped 10.0110 tons to Cleveland alone last month. The operators, therefore, decided to make a cut of 10 cents a ton in wages. The executive Vnicrd of the National Miners association has takeit t'nc matter in hand, and an cfiort has been made to indue; the miners of Pennsylvania to strike for the same wajjes as their Ohio brvlhren. An ad vance of 4 -i cents a ton would put them on the same footing. Fadcralloa ot Labor. C.iica;o, Dec. 12. The time of the meeting of the Federation of lalor was almost all taken up to-day by long and tedious addresses by clergymen declaring the love the church bore to the working classes. The following clergymen addressed the convention: l.ishop Samuel Fallows, Kev. Dr. IL W. Thomas, Kev. Arthur Edwards, Rev. Simeon Oilln-rt, Hev. 11. White, Kev. lr. Williston and Kal bi llrovviu President Uompers replied in a rntler strong speech, in which he said that too long it had been the custom of the minister to talk not up to but down to the laboring tc&n. He was glad to ss.'c the clerg- inj around, now that labor seen, mu 10 getting the best of it. A Cashier Kills Ulna dam. HKMr.it, N. V., Dec alt. 12. Albert ft. Itruman, receiving cashier of the Kochester Savings bank, committed suicide by shooting himself at his home at H o'clock. He had been ill for three weeks suffering from a severe attack of grip,, and it is supposed that despondency prompted the act. Ulg Kail Works Closo Down. Ci.rVklasd, Ohio, Dec 12. The II. P. JS'ail company, one of the largest manufacturers of nails and wire rods in the country, will, owing to lack of orders, close down for an indefinite period within a few days, and TOO men will be added to the army of unem ployed iu this city. - Aa'Old Landmark to Co. Old Fort Crawford, once one of the most important military posts in Colo rado, will soon be destroyed. The build ings are advertised for sale and in a few weeks will be razed. It was in the neighborhood of this military establish ment that the Utes, SO years ago, com mitted some of their bloodiest crimes. Chief Ouray, "the friend of the whits man, lived within a stone's throw of the crumbling barracks, and also within sight was the home of Colorow, the rene gade chief. Since their day the valley has been settled by peaceful farmers and is now one of the happiest and most tTapawina spots in tins land K.ha..g. FROM OVER THE SEA: L MORE PARTICULAHS OP. PARIS EXPLOSION. THE Valllaaf. Who Tkrew the Dynamtta, TUItad One ot Hla Victims Last Weak Tao Mom Trial Beft-aa la Edla bonch Coaoral Cablegrams. Paris, Dec 13. While Vaillant was in America he mixed with an anarchist named t,raillat, who was afterward lynched there. Ry a singular coinci dence alhant last week visited the Ablic I.e Mvre, who was among the deputies injured by the explosion cf alliant s bomb. Ablie I-e Mvre took Vaillant's name and address and gave him a few francs. Vaillant almost ad mits that he drew lots with other an archists to decide who should under take the murderous work. Ten anarchists were with him in the gallery and they are now in custody. All of them have spent a portion of their lives in England, showing that the anarchists are organized and eventually will be fonnd to ba sub sidized by patrons who have been gen erally regarded as apostles of less militant doctrines. kOXSON TRIAL BEcrX. Cieat Throne of Spectators at Opening of the Case. ElllVm-ROir. TV, t Th lnniu... . - --- neefnd trial nf Aiffvwt Jnlin Mm.cn n tutor, charged with the murder of iicul. Windsor Dudley Cecil Ilam- branirh. oiMnH fit th. aliAmlTo Wfore lArd Kingsbiirgh, lord justice clerk of Scotland. The trial of Mon son is of special interest, to the lifn in. suranee companies and especially to tne Mutual L.ile Insurance company us it. had f ten nolinims K-.fl nno ..u on the lieutenant's life, policies which are said to have been secured through Monson. Monson is a short, slim, very young-iooKing. clean-shaven, gentle manli.. man. ITe van tlinmnrvlil.. re posed and wore a long, dark "brown Mark Sympathy for Hooker. Home, Dec. 12. Much sympathy i; felt for Mr. Y. Hooker, the American partner of the banking house of Ma quay & Hooker, which has suspended. After the failure of the Iianca Komana it was the oldest bank in Home and Mr. Hooker is the oldest established Ameri can banker in Europe. The failure vras brought about by the collapse of lac t rcuit M obi lie r. Seized a r reach Ship. Brr.xos Avni.s, IVc 12. It is re ported here that Admiral Mcllo, com mander of the insurgent Brazilian fleet, has seized the French merchant steamer Parahyba. a vessel of J,!)SC tons. She left Harry, England, Oct 5 for liucnos Ayres. To' Wed the Cur's Daughter. Vienna, Dec 12. The Montag's Zeitung says that the Archduke Franz Ferdinand, heir to the throne of Austria-Hungary, will bhortly be be trothed to the Orand Duchess Zenia. eldest daughter of the czar. The grand duchess was born April 3, 1S75. Harronrt May Give Consent. Losnox. Dec 18. The Times says it Is rumored tbaA. Sir William Vernon Harcourt, chancellor of the exchequer, after a long opposition, has consented to provide for an extensive ship-build-ing program in lS'.it. Cholera at feu retcrabarf. St. PKTKitsju o, Dec. 12. A thaw has set en here and with it there is a recrudescence of cholera. Yestenlay there were thirty-eight cases and fif teen deaths reported. Brbel Leaders to Ba Liberated. Itrr.xos Avkks. Icc 12. Gen. Alctn and Col. Espina, leaders in the recent revolutionary movement and who are now in prison, will be liberated shortly by order of the Supreme court. Australian Wheat Crop. Eoxnox. Dec 12. An estimate nftha Australian wheat crop for 18J3 places the yield of Victoria at 13.500,000 and South Australia at 11,250,000. FATAL FIRE AT AUBURN. IND. Watchman George Frederick Perishes While Fbrhtlaa- the names. Arnt RN, ind., Dec 12. The factory of the Auburn Church Furniture com pany, one of the largest factories here, burned at 2 o'clock this morning. Oeorge Frederick, the night watch man, perished in the flames while fighting the fire. Loss, 825,000; insur ance, 9,000. Aa Old Lady Barns to Death. Emzabkthtow.v, III., Dec 12. Grandma Sarah Clair, aged 92 years, the oldest woman in Hardin county, was burned to' death yesterday. She was living with her grandson, Emsly F.luir, in Itattery Kock precinct. In th absence ot her grandson and family the bouse took fire and in her enfeebled condition she was unable to get oat of the building, which was totally de stroyed. It is supposed the fire waa started by a spark falling from the old lady's pipe. Why Ambition la imhwmiiL "Why do we honor ambition and de spise avarice, while they axe both but the desire of nossessiota?' inquired friend of Richard Brinaley Sheridan, "Because," anawered he, "the one is natural, tl otter artiflcul; the one the sign of mental health. Am other of men tal decay; tne tam anttite, to other Big Gtore. OVERCOATS! All Kinds of Overcoats for all Sorts of People. Our Greatest Values. Twenty styles of overcoats, worth $$ -Twenty styles of overcoats, worth $20 - -Twelve stvles of overcoats, worth $12 The largest and chapest line of children's Ulsters ever placed on sale in Rock Island. Underselling everybody on everything. Big Store. CLOAK AN NOUNCEMENT-Prices go into Effect Monday, and will Remain Until Cloaks are Sold. We have purchased, and will place on tale an assorted lot of Manufacturers1 Samples, consist ing of the very latest productions in braided skirts, and tight fitting ladies and misses' jack ets, ladies capes, and children's gretchen cloaks. Bought Them at One-Third Less Than the regular wholesale prfces. This means a great saving to the retail purchaser, as they w ill lie marked much less than the regular w hole sale prices. A Grand Cut on Cloaks on Hand To make them correspond in value, to the new purchase. Lot 1 Ladies jackets, assorted styles and . colors, reduced to f2.97. Lot 2 Ladies' jackets, plain and fur trimmed, reduced to $4.77. Lot 3 Ladies' jackets, two kinds seal edging, reduced to $6.Si. Lot 4 Ladies' jackets, assorted styles with and without fur, reduced to 7.66. Lot 5 Ladies' jackets, three styles with and without fur, reduced to (9.45. Lot 6 Ladies' jackets, fine plain tan garment, reduced to til. 97. Lot 7 Ladies' jackets, fine medium brown Beaver, reduced to f 13.48. Lot 8 Ladies' jackets, fine St. Bro. Beaver cape, piped with Black Opossum, f 13.48. Lot Ladies' jackets. No. 406, verj stvlish, piped with 6eal edge. $15.75. Lot 10 Ladies' jackets, No. 410, brown slashed capes, reducted to 116.50. "Lot 11 Ladies' jackets. No. .756, Tan Kersey lined throughout with changeably silk lining, . formerly f 22.50. reduced to f 14.50. Lot 12 Tan Kersey jacket, Persian Iamb cape, formerly 127.50, now marked 1 19.48. Lot 13 Jacket of best Vcrumbo Beaver, cape and cuffs, trimmed with Stone Martin, reduced from fS3 to 25. SAX&RCE, ROCK ISLAND, SAX&RJCE, ROCK ISLAND, Blue Front. ILL. - S9 9J 14 9J - 7 50 Blue Front. ILL. Ladies' Black' Jackets. Formerly fl.98 now reduced to f2.97. A heavy black jacket, sizes up to 44, at 4.69. No. 670, heavy black jacket, f urcollar. at $6.39. No. 869, line black jacket with cape, reduced to 7.92. A line of tine black diagonals reduced to $8.39. A line of line black diagonals reduced to $18.69. Black Beaver cape trimmed with satin folds and atraken. worth $24. reduced to $18.90. We now have a complete line of the braided skirt garments. Prices range $11.50. $12.50. 16.50, $19.y5 and $13 98. They come in black and colors. Many of these came in the lot pur chased at one-third "off. Ladies'- Cloth Capes. Have made a general reduction. Prices now -range from $7.98 tn $19.90. This means a reduc tion of from $3 to $6 a garment. Misses' Jackets Special Numbers. 10 jackets, assorted styles, reduced to 3.66, 8 jackets, assorted styles, reduced to 8.44. 5 jackets, assorted styles, reduced to 7.88. No. 9270. Jackets, tan with cape, piped with seal. $11.88. No. 409, Jackets, tan mixed, real Beaver piping reduced from $19 to $13.50. Special Cut on Fine Furs. 27-inch monkey cape martin collar redaeed to $24 50. ; . 27-inch tudor cape, monkey, reduced to 39.50. 30-inch La Kinecape, monkey, reduoed to 44.60. One face martin cape reduced to 35. Monkey muffs reduced to 2.95. 4.40 and 4.60 each. Sets Muff and Boas. One red fox set, formerly 16.50. t 1 60 One gray fox set. formerly 12.60. at 10.50. 10 black hare sets will go mX 2.25 net. P. S. Have purchased a aeeosMl lot of fine sheet music. All will go at 6c, or 4 sheets for 25c.