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vol xLni no isi BOCK I8LA2XD, ILL., MONDAY, MAT 20 18S5. FBXG3 tubes CJ1J. LAW IS VOID. Supreme Courc on the In come Tax. Declared Unconstitutional in To To. FINAL DECISION TODAY. Justice Jackson Upholds it but is Outvoted. Negativs Opinion Increases on the Last Ruling. THE VOTE OF FIVE TO FOUR Names of the Justices Who Voted Against It. Wasuixgtox, May 20. Oa con vening tbw morning of the supreme court, Chief Justice Fuller read the opinion of the entire bench, declar ing the income tax unconstitutional in toto. The vote was five against to four for the constitutionality of the law. Those against the law were: Fuller, Field, Gray, Brewer and Shiras. The former decision with Justice Jackson absent, sustained the law as far in it general scope, bat the ex ceptions were such as to affect the operative force of the law. THAT WALLER CAE BROADEX9L Tke In Another Complainant Against Freacn 3lalccmr Mrthotl. Wasisgtos, May W. It is probablo now that in addition to tbe case of ex Consul Waller, Euatis, our ambassador to France, will be callcl upon to press upon the attention of the French government the claim of Paul Bray, nephew of Wal let who was forcibly deporW from Mad agascar, limy has mrittrn from Paris to Lnngston, his attorney In Washington, statement of his csks, which has been laid by the latter before the stnw department, limy iu interested with Waller in the Valuable concession of lands obtained, from tbe Hova government, Wetter, the present United States con sul at Tamatave, has already furnished the state department the official record In the caae. The French resident in Mail a- j pascar insisted thai Waller should sub mit his concision to him fur approval and registry. Waller refuel to do this, apprehending that the French officials would promptly reject bis concession and deny him Justice. He claimed that the French protectorate, being confined by treaty to jurisdiction over foreign rela tions only, could not be held to give the French ul!:eiaU the right to pass upon the Validity of his concession. According to Bray's statement matters wen in this condition when he and Waller projected a trip from Tamatave to the concession, where the French were ranking depredations upon the r valuable rubber trees. As soon ns the French be. eaiiio aware of this move they promptly arrested both men and tried them by rourt-manlal on charge of aiding the Hova and writing seditious letters to them. They were convicted. Waller was sent to Franca under a twenty years' son tence and is now In jaiL Bray writes that he was put ashore in Z inzibar with out means and helpless. Bray arrived at New York Saturday aad will coice here to push his case. MOROAX IS FOR BCD WAR. Etlrred Vp Orar tbe Keerat It r ports from tli Maniiaa I.land. Washington, May SO. Senator Mor gan, of Alabama, commenting on thcTe portcd disposition of Great Britain to in tervene in Hawaii, said that Pearl harbor, which belongs to the United States, Is a possession with which this country can not permit England to interfere, and that if that country should pursue the policy towards Hawaii which is now sug gested congress, when It shall assemble, will declare war, whatever may bo the attitude or desire of the administration. Morgan, who is chairman of the commit tee on foreign affairs, is excecdlncly In dignant at the foreign policy of the ad ministration, and can with dillloulty re strain the public expression of that in dignation. Oar Oat pat of Iron Ore. VAsnisnTOS, May CO. John Eerken b'ne, the iron ore expert of Philadelphia, ka prepared for tho division of mineral resources of the United PvsKes geological survey an exhaustive report of the total production of Iron ore In this country. In v.u II, NTH 679 Ion j tons of 2 St) pounds, as compare:! with 1I.5&7.6J9 long tons In IWi I bis U an increase oi anoui S percent., but Is only T3 percent, of the maximum production of the United States, namely 16,SVV long tons, which was the output iu IsjJ. ' Only Mai Ever Mora la the White Oimt. Washisotos. May 2J. The only male person ever born in tho White House, Robert Tyler Jone, a prandsjn of Presi dent Tyler, is deal in this city. He was tbe son of M-ry Tyler Jones, the eldest and favorite daughter of the president. He served in the Confederate array as a captain. In later years he was employed in the treasury ili-partiitrnC S.nce bis re tirement from that p-wiiion bo has had practically no employment. Opening at tfc K.cVapoo Reservation. Washington, May SX It is understood that the date for opening the Kickapoo rescrvatioa in Oklahoma to settlement is fixed for next Thursday. Settlers will be required to pay l.SO an acre, W cents of wntch doubtless will be required for deposit on orig.nal entry. There are only &,U4 acres f or settlers subject to ordinary homestead entry at the price of f 1.50 an acre ana tnere wui be a hot race for the land. Sen. Ok G. Swaim Ilk' Washington, May 2a General D. G. Ewaim, formerly judge advocate-general of the army, who is now on the retired list, is another of tbe well-known men on the sick list. He has been seriously ill for several days, but is now improving. C0NTR0U OFTHE CHURCH COLLEGES Debate on That Question the Feat are f tbe Presbyterian Assembly. PITTSBURG, May t0. Assembly control of the seminaries has possession of the Presbyterian general assembly, even if the assembly has not fie possession of the senWaaries, which it desires. At the close of tire Saturday session adjournment was taken till today, when the debate on the proposed plan of gathering the seminaries into a close and guarded fold was re sumed. The net result thus far attained has been to divide the assembly into two clearly marked parties, and it is juJged that the line of cleavage is near the nu merical center of the body. It seems prob able that the vote of 4 to 1 that was re corded last year will be wiped out in largo part and the disproportion greatly re duced. There is a plan on foof to secure the adoption of an alternative report, replac ing that of tbo committea. Ic is proposed to recommend that in view of tho answers made by the directories of the existing seminaries setting forth their unwilling, ncsa to make any charter changes, these seminaries be let alone, and that the re strictions that have been devised by the committee shall be applied only to insti tutions that innr hereafter be chartered. This plan will bavo strong backing, and will meet with good support. Thoso who have had experience of previous assem blies, however, entertain si me doubts of its adoption, but it is certain that the support which it will get will astonish the conservatives forces. Union seminary in New York is tho bete noire of the conservativeelements in this assembly. This was sho when it was referred to as the causo asFl occiv-i n of all this disturbance. Dr. Brings has scarcely been mentioned, and the odium which attached to him has been trans ferred to the seminary director in Sew York. One of the speaker declared that when they repudiated their agreement with the assembly they took out valuable endowments which belonged properly to the church as such. PLUNGED OFF A BRIDGE. Trolley Car Accident In Whlrh Two Per mm Are Fatally Hart. NortRieTowx, Pa., May S). Trolley car Xo. 16, of the Citizens Schuylkill Valley Railway company, plunged off an over head bridge crossing the Treiton Cut-off branch of tho Pennsylvania K-itlway company In Plymouth township, fatally injuring two persons ntil seriously in juring four others. The fatally injured are: Motorman Charles Naylor and Con ductor Frank Smith, of Norristown. The seriously Injured are: Mrs. Frank Bir mingham. Norristown, cut abou tho face and body; Mrs. Harry Haas, Norris town, cut about the face and shoulders; Mrs. Johnson, of Gulf Mills, injured in ternally; Francis Baxter, of Norristown, tern ally injure 1 Jut how the accident occurred is not detln'.tely known, but President Shcpp claims that the supports were taken from nnder the bridge by the railway company, thus weakening the structure. EroonXYS, May rU A serious collision between trolley cars occurred here. Among those most seriously injured are: Adolph F'luger, Joseph Williamson. Will lam Messerschmidt, lijbort 1L Furnian and James Behermann. They were all cither bruised about the body or injured internally. Of the hundred or more pas sengers on the two cars the grent majority received bruises of a more or less painful nature. Hand Car Men Badly Hurt. GALLATIX, Tcnn., May 20. A serious accident occurred at tho South tunnel, six miles north of Gallatin on the Louis ville and Nashville road. A freight car Ktopped in the tunnel, which is very dark. A hand car, in which were nine section men on their way to work, while at tempting to pass through the tunnel ran into the caboose, wounding the following severely: Jim Hall, internal injuries, dangerous; Charles loberts, internal in juries and two ribs bruk -n; Ben May brick, scalp wound and other injuries; Pilot Hall, internal injuries; Charles Brooks, fractured skull. Fmgreoj of tho Michigan Salons. - Lansing, May 20. Both houses of the stale legislature have pas set tbe bill au thorizing townships and counties to ac quire by condemnation the right of way of toll-road companies. The bill making an appropriation of f S,000, out of which the attorney general was to pay himself a reasonable salary, has been hung up rn the senate. The Donovan bill, providing for the issue of interchangeable railway mileage books, which has passed the house, was laid on the table in tbe senate. Tbe legislatureexpects to adjourn May2a P. IX. Armour's Brother Ilk New Yore, May 20. The condition of Charles D. Armour, who is lying ill at the Windsor hotel, was last night said to be worse. About 9 o'clock he was attacked with spasms and the doctor was hurried to his bedside. Charles Armour is a brother of Philip Armour, of Chicago, The cause of his illness is blood poisoning, resulting from an operation for a fungoid growth in tbe nostril. Wants the Samoa of tbo Informer. DETROIT, May M. Polio Judge Sellers has decided to summon City Assessor Farnsworth and other witnesses in the aldermanio boodle investigation into court, to compel them to divulge tbe names of the persons whom they credit with informing thera of boodle matters. which testimony they refused to disclose before the investigating committee. - Carliolo OA an a anaakinn Toapv Washixgtos, May 20. Secrets' y of V- T . - 1 . . i a .uo am eoinj ri.aue Hill party uaro leis i n aauingtou tor ma sou.n, wnere me sec- support of the "sound money" policy. That tired feeling, loss of appetite and nervous prostration are driven away dt uooa barsapsniia, wbicb makes pare Diooa. LICKS UP A MILLION Fire Visits Four Places with Great Destruction. 1ST. ALBAU3. VT., LOSES HEAVIEST. The Bias Cnta n Swath Tknork tfc Town, Leaving Xeaily OV.00,000 Worth ml Property in Asnrs Oat City, Abb, Dm n Seorck That Costs Thre Llvaa, Probably Halifax, N. 8., Roasted tor 300,000 Paper Mill Baraed. ST. A LB ASS, Tt, May 20. A disastrous Cre swept St. Albans yesterday afternoon, destroying . dwellings, business blocks, public buildings and a large amount of other property. The fire broke out in the lumber yard of W. B. Fonda, and in a short time several large piles of lumber and business cClces had been Ignited. There was a heavy wind blowing at the time and the fire spread rapidly and be fore it- was stayed 4K homes and store buildings had been destroyed. Among these was the government building on Kingman street. Most of the papers, fur niture, etc., were saved. Low of Xrarly Half n Million. The fire after leaving Fondas lumber yard pursued a northerly course along Catherine street, eating up many wooden buildings nearby, then going along King man street. From Center street on one side to Hoy street on the other a wall of fine swept through the entire district, to and across Main street, which for several blocks was laid waste, including a num ber of tenement houses. Fully thirty families are homeloss. The hotels are using kerosene and candles, .as the gts and electric licht service are cut off. No serious accidents are reported. It is im possible to give the insurance on the burned property, as the underwriters are unable to ascertain what the figures are. The total loss, as far as can bo ligured, is above f402,(XU. Caltrd on Neighbors for Help. During the fire the wind increased to a miniature hurricane and burning embers were carried in every direction. Swan ton and Burlington were called on for help and soon responded. It was found im possible to prevent the main street blocks from burning, and a dozen buildings were soon on fire. Tho firt Main street structures that ignited were the stores of W. & Bailey and F. B. Morton. The Wal lace Printing company's building, tho tores of Lombard & Winthrop, Marccnu & Vincent and Fuller's livery stables were soon in ashes. Shortly befo.-e G o'clock tho entire Burlington fire de partment arrived and all companies joined forces in an attempt to stop the lire on Main street. The attempt was par tially succcsiTul, and tbe fire was checked about 6:3J o'clock, in time to save the more valuable blocks on Main street. CLO-E CALL tOU A UOLOCACsT. Three Men nppoetly Cremated and Oae Hour K-overrd. BlRMlN'GUaM. Ala., May 2J Fire broke out iu George Mitchell's grocery store at Gate City and burned an entire block be fore it could be checked, destroying Mitchell's store, J. C. Pant's boarding house, Jake Wise's erocery, Pierson's meat market, Mrs. Horsefee's residence. Gate City high school, and two other buJdlugs. Fant's boarding house was upstairs over Mitchell s store, and the rooms were ocenpied by fifteen rolling- mill men. They had been drinking the night before and it was with great ditli culty tb it any of them were saved. Rescuers dropped some from their beds, while others jumped from the windows, clad only in their night garments. Three men are missing and are supposed to have been burned to death. James Smithson s charred corpse has been recovered from the debris. Tbe other two missing men were strangers and their names are un known. Hich Long bad a leg burned off, and others received alight injuries. UAUFAX. NOVA oCUTIA, SCOBCHEU. Government Property to th Valao of S300,000 Uvea I'p In bmuko. Halifax, M.iy 20 Halifax has been visited by a oJJ.' UO fire, and there was not a cent's worth ct insurance on tho property destroyed. The flames started on the lntercolonir.1 railway's long wharf in the cattle shed. Both the wharf and the shed, in which were stx y catUe, were soon consumed, as well as the freight and immigration sheds. Tbe fire then swept tbe immense coaling pier, trestle work and wharf of the Dominion government. on whiah were a number of loaded coal cars. The property was mostly owned by tho minion government and consequently was not iusured. Tbe big iron ship An- cyna, which was loading at the wharf. narrowly escaped. The Lire is thought to have been tbe work of an incendiary. The other government terminus was destroyed by lire some time ago and the loss of this one means great inconvenience to ship ping arid commercial circles. Costly Ulan at Stavea's Polat. Steves'8 Point, Wis., May HO Fire broke out in the basement of the Wiscon sin Kiver Paper and. Pulp company's mill located at Whiting, a few miles from here, and nearly destroyed the same. Tbe pulp mill alone was eived. The mills were owned by George Whiting, of Menasha, and William Whiting, of this place. The loss will reach tli,),(A with insurance of about one-half. About 12 people were employed by the mill. Mrs. Lraoa to Iraetie Law. Tore E A, Kas.. May SJ. It is reported that Mrs. Mary EL Lease and Mias Mary Morrill, bxh of Wichita, will shortly form a law partnership and open offices in Topeta and Kansas City, Ku Mrs. Lase practiced Inw in Wichita before ehe went Into politics. Miss Morrill is graduate of the law depart mcnt of the university at Aon Arbor. Illinois Conatto far Aro BUvaih Chicago, May a. The following Illi nois counties have reported Ueroocratie conventions to appoint delegates to the iLita conference on the money issue Kendall, Bond. WbiCesUe, Jefferson. Gallatin. Perrv and Grand r All these voted for free silver. Piatt de- v Els?) Absolutely Pure. A cream of tartar baklnc powder. Highest of sll In leavening strength. Latin VnUitd State Government Food Report. RoTAt. Bakiks rVwTca Co.. 10 Wall St If. Y. 7 Per Cent Loans. AS ttn AS Tho following is a partial list of completed gilt-edged first mortgage loans on hand, which we offer for sale, sub ject to previous selections, for their face and accrued interest. These leans have been carefully selected bv us, and are first-class in every respect. They are 11 7 pes cent net to the inves tor. We have many other loans to offer, if these are not in amounts to suit the investor: Fair Ceik Taint of Security. 4,300 2.560 3,000 2.600 2,800 4,000 1,000 3,000 2,500 3.400 4.800 90C 1,500 2,100 1,500 3.5G0 1,000 Per Cent. 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 Amount. 71w. 6 yrs 5 yrs 5 yrs 5 yrs 5 yrs 6 yrs 5 yrs 5 yrs 5 yrs 6 yrs 5 yrs 5 yrs 6 yrs 6 yrs 5 yrs 5 yrs 5 vrs 800 600 900 ' 200 2,000 300 1,000 875 1,500 2,000 400 800 410 CO") 1,200 250 The securities we offer are especially adapted for the investment of savings and trust funds, as our personal attention to all the details of the loan, from its date to its maturity, relieves the hold er from all annoyance except to present his coupon to us for collection. For further information call at the of fice of JACKSON & HURST, Masonic Temple. GFO. F. BOTH, Sept. Un Department. Bluett's Glove Store BASE BALL SUPPLIES. Bona Bonos mk Gl7 i 5 - q m 2 - ! 0 s j 01 t 0 i P m A 1 1 & I THE When new Clothes are so cheap, and so good, and so stylish, don't go 'round as if you were a parlor sofa instead of a human being, and an intelligent one. Last summer's suit may do this season, but we doubt it out cf style at least. What! afraid of the price? Afraid of $7.42 for a good business suit, a suit that the other fellows will ask you $12 to $S for and no better. This is your last chance at this special suit sale at $7.42. BIG STOKE. A Week of ' BARGAINS May 'IS to 22. Special Cash ssles. WEDNESDAY. 25 per cent off on Side Boards. THURSDAY. 25 per cent off on Combi nation Cases and China Closets. FRIDAY. 25 per cent off on Parlor Goods or Rockers. satur'day. 25 per cent off on Bed Room Suits and Gas Stoves. MONDAY. 25 per cent off on Carpets. Mattings and Draperies. TUESDAY. 25 per cent off on Ex ten lion Tables and Diners. ONE WEEK ONLY. An opportunity never be fore offered you. The M Mtore & Carpet Co., 324. 326. 328 Brady St, DAVENPORT LONDON. Don't Wear Fringe On ycur Trousers and Sleeves Sustain Home Industry On Tap everywhere. Only Union labor employed. The Rock Island Brewing Company, success ors to George Wagner's Atlantic Brewery. I. Huber's City Brewery and Raible & Stengel's Rock Island Brewery, as well as Julius Junge's Bottling Works, has one of the most complete Brewing establishments including Bottling de partment in the country. The product is the very best Beer is bottled at the brewery and delivered to any part of the tri-cities, and may he ordered direct from the head offices on Mo line avenue by Telephone. See our New And Latest Suits. Our purpose in advertising is to let everybody who buys clothing that is all mankind here about know that our suitings are In, and the finest ever displayed in the city. You are respectfully invited to call and see the latest in patterns and styles. Call and leave your order. j. a. .i iviivi A. . BLUE FRONT. Call for Rock Island Brewing Co. Beer. hiK,. . .. . . . o. tar biock, opposite narper nouse dared for the gold standard. -."V