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vol. nm. no 2i6
BOCK ISLAItD, ILL,, SATURDAY, JUNE 23 1895.
FBXG3 TTTT.Tn CZHJ.
Omaha and Denver Wroth at
CITIZEHa PUBLISH A LOUD CALL
Bcqoirlag Bettor Methods of HnMrtl
Hasinas at Omaha, and a Hob Dom
Practically (ha liu Thing at Denver
Lynching Tbroateood la tba Coaocll
Chamber at tba Latter Plaaa anil City
DadV Houci Guarded at N.j-ht.
Omaha, Jane !X The demand for
innnicipai reform la Omaha became o
pronounced that business men and clti
lens, regardless of party feelings, nnitcd
In the publication of a proclamation call
Ing for the organization of a movement
looking to the Introduction of business
method in the city government. The
ember of public Indignation hare been
fanned for aevcral month by the alleged
eorruptnet existing in local municipal
affair. Month ago it wo noticed that
elty money wo being usel by pecula
tor, contractor and other with political
Influence. The matter became o flag
rant two week since that the ccbool
board demanded an Investigation as to
It fund. The next 2y City Treasurer
Bolln fl.-d from the city, leaving a not
that he had gone to commit suicide.
- Related to Depoaa Bolln.
Officers located him in hiding. Develop
mcnts (bowed that many inomber of the
elty council and other politician owed
Ihe city from $1(X to t2,tUi each. The
Duly security the treasurer had was a slip
In the cash drawer Indicating the amount
due the city on the L O. U. Cash was
missing to tho amount of $JOXX). Since
then this has been reduced two-thirds by
the Z. O. V.'s being taken up. The coun
cil, in tho Inco of tho situation, refused to
auposo Uolln, though many citizens were
Irinandlng his arrest. A woek after hi
ilefalcutlons were mnio public lijlln re
limned. The mayor repeatedly sent names
ot citizens to the council to succeed Bollo,
but that body refused to conlirm the
nominations, in - tho meantime leaving
Uolln in ufllce.
War on the "Protective."
After turning down many of the most
reliable citizens of Omaha, the council at
10 o clock last night, after a week s delay,
confirmed J. H. Dumont as city treas
urer. These developments contributed
so powerfully to tho general demand for
reform that a proclamation signed by
1,000 of tho most prominent citizen of
Omaha, representing all political parties,
was published calling upon all citizen
generally to juln with them in a vigorous
non-sectarian and non-partisan citizens
movement for municipal reform. The A.
V. A. is not mentioned in the proclama
tion, though its wording carries the in
ference that war Is to bo inado on that or
ganisation. HOB TAKES HOLD AT DEXTER.
Alleged Doodling City Dde Have To Be
Guarded by the Police.
Denver, Juno 30. Almost tho entire
police force of Denver was employed
Thursday night la guarding tho houses of
eight alderman who feared violence from
their constituents. A bill for an ordi
nance granting a reduction of only 15 por
cent, on the schedulo ot wator rntes now
in forco passed tho council by a vote of 8
too and this arouse J tho angor of the
people, who attended tho council moot
ing in force There were wild doings in
tho council chamber and cries of "Hang
tho roscul.," whou tho ordinance pushed
and a rope was at hand and an attempt
was actually made to lynch one council'
The measure which created so much in
dignation hn a clause which mutes the
rates thus fixed a bunion on the pooplo
for fifteen years, llesitlcs, it is claimed
that the reduction of 14 per cent, is not
ono-lmlf what the public is entitled to un-
ilor the company' contraot, which calls
for it reduction this year to tho average of
the rates ch urged In Chlcngo, tit. Louis
and Cincinnati. Although the feeling
tuns very high and much harsh talk is
heard, no evert act against tho aldermen
have yet been committed other than what
took place In the council chamber i burs-
Supervisors Phister and Buck ton and
Aldermen Young, Fidel and iiingley
have Instituted libel suits fort.M.OJO dam
ages each against both the Kocky Moun
tain cws and tno Denver Kepubltcan.
Tho plaintiffs, who are members ot tho
water committee of the city council.
clalia to have been slandered by articles
published regarding their course In con
nection with tho attempt now being
made to secure a reduction of the rate
' charged by tho Denver Union Water com
Boy Lared to Hie Death.
DALLAS, Juue J. s. Dickerson, a
Jeweler, killed a 16 year-old boy -about S
o'clock in tho morning, who be claims
eras a burglar. Tho body was identified
a that ot John F. Reeves, son of a rich
nlanter of Chlco. Wise county. The dead
boy and his 13-yeor-old brother, Tobe
Reeves, were wltnosse In the federal
court against William Hauge, charged
with counterfeiting. Friends of the
Reeves family declare that the boy was
not a burglar, but that some conspiracy
led him to where he was killed to get hlia
out of the way as a witness.
B.'ga of Terror la Oklahoma.
Gcthbie, Jur.e 9. Several outlaw
have inaugurated a reign ot terror about
fifteen mile east of this place. They hod
a Cant with a sheriff posse Tuesday
HltT miles west of fcere in the Gloss
mountain, in which a man named Black
waa seriously hurt. The sang moved
rapidly eastward and 1 now located near
' Columbia, They have token a large
number ot horse from farmers and are
ven holding up travelers in broad day
Tanglefoot Ploess fa DaM.
PlTTSBCRa, Jane 29. Before July W
11 the distilleries In the Pittsburg dii
trictwillbe shut down for periods of
tram two to six month. There 1 a de-
nreaslon in the whisky business and the
suspension will be one of unusual dura
tion, mere are ioriy-igii n"'-"
th Pittaburar district and i ot
will be closed before the dato mentioned.
REPORTS THAT BUSINESS IS BETTER
In gpite of tbo Fact That tho Crop Oat-
look Is Less Distinct.
NEW Yobs. Juna 23 R. G. Dun &
Co-'s weekly review of trade says: Busi
ness is better although tho crop outlook
I a little loss distinct. Then is more
ground for doubt about winter wheat and
cotton than a week ago, aad threshing re
ceipts arc comparatively low, though tho
prospects for spring wheat ore exceeding
ly good. The price, a quarter of a cent
lower for tbo week, is twyona mutace too
low if the latest impression nf Injury to
winter wheat aro correct. Iiicciptsfor
the week are relatively small.
Corn has declined a fraction and pork
is steady. Cotton has fallen a 10 to c, in
spito of reports of serious injury by rains
in Tcxis and Louisiana. A little buying
by northern spinners surprU.-s tho mar
ket, for their tnhtng have bcoh more
than enough for the year's consumption,
and returns show a great decrcaso in ex
ports ot cotton goods. Speculation has
even spread to tho wool market and an
ndvancoot about lo in prices U noted
with largo sales.
Copper has been strengtuened by a
largo sale of Calumet and llecla for ex
port at 10 cent, which Is now quoted.
whilo tin is slow at SU.1'3 and loud at
3.27,'i Iron still advances, Bessemer
selling for tVi-90 at Pittsburg and c7
forco at Jl'J.tsO. A further advance in
structural forms is cxpecteX T!i west
ern demand for steel r.iils at the Stlvance
ot tl per ton is quite good; the rise in bar
Is inaintaincJ, aad plato una sncct mu.s
Tbo half ysarly report of failure next
week will include about 0.9 A), against
7.0'jy tor tho first half of last year nnd as
sets of about (i8,0X),000. ag iicst f loltfr,-
152 last year. But for tho cordagj con
cern the agrogat) would bj nearly i'j
per cent, less than last year, and the man
ufacturing industries 20 per cant less.
Failure f r the pist week have bjen !.'5I
in the United tf:atc, against -'14 last year,
and S3 In Canada against 35 last year.
FOURTH STRAIGHT FOR YALE.
Boas of Eli li feat the liarv.,r J IUJIy in
the Uo.it Ilace,
New Lon'&os, Conn., Juno i Yalo
won the fjurt'i consocutivj victory over
Harvard in the university bjat raco hero
last evening, and won easily by nine
lengths, tho official time being 21:3). Tho
onditions ot water and wind couid not
havo beon mora favorable. Harvard had
slight ndvantaze at the start, but when
a nulu had been rowed Yalo was a length
and a half In the lea I, til s crew rowing
with a strongor stroke than tho H-irvarU
men, who splashed a little over tho en
tiro course. '
The story of tho raca Is told in the
record of the tlliuial time, which is as fol
lows: First milo, Yalo 6:1-4, Harvard
6:2-; second mile, Yalo ll:21. Harvard
10:37; third mile. Yule 15:5a, Harvard
10::.'!; fourth mile, Yalo ?l:3i. Harvard
-J:i)5. Two iiicinbars of the Harvard crow
were badly exhausted by the tlmo the
course had been rowed, but tho Yule men
appeared ut fur a continuation of the
work, nnd rowed a quarter ot a mile with
out casing up their stroke.
SUICIDE OF ADMIRAL DA GAMA.
Details of tba Last Itatlle in Which He
Buenos Atkes, June . From one of
the rebels who escaped capture by the
government troops after the Insurgent
defeat near Santa Ana, Rio Grande do
Sul, Brazil, details of tho lost battle in
which Da Gauia took part and of hi sui
cide have been secured. The admiral, at
the head of a forco of 400 sailors, was en
gaged by a brigado of government sol
diers numbering 1,200. The battle lasted
five ; hours nnd at least SK) men wero
killed or wounded. omo of tho insur
gents advised Da Gama to rotrcat, but
he refused and they abandoned him.
With a handful of men tho admiral re
pulsed live charges of the government
cavalry, but tho struggle was hopeless,
and seeing that all was lost 1M bama or
dered a retreat and then cut his own
throat. Da Gania's body was taken to
hanta Ana by the government troops and
there horribly mutilated. The throats of
many of tho captured rebels were cut by
the victorious soldiers.
Settler Uetareea l'wu r'tres,
Pender, Neb., June 2ii. Indiau Agent
Beck has given notice that settlers must,
before July 1, como before him and make
new leases, secured by bond or cash, or
vacate tlioir farm and bi their crops.
As all ot tbo renters havo nl ready given
notes for their rent to tho Fiournoy com
pany, secured by mortgages on their
crops, it is unlikely they will inako new
leases or yield peaceable possession on
tbo 1st of July without an order from the
Echo of Last Year'e Strike.
Cbicauo, June 29. Tho city ot Chicago
Is tnado defendant in a damage suit for
1100,000 filed in the Circuit court by the
Illinois Central Railroad company. The
coso is one of a sei i?s of cases commenced
against tho city by the railroads to re
cover damages which they claim to have
suffered by injuries to their freight cars
and delay to their business arising irom
tho American Railway anion striki of
last year, " '
Irstantly Killed by Lightning.
PUEBLO, Cola.June 2a. Dennis O'Con
nor was instantly tinea uy ugncning
while he and a companion, Harry Hdl,
were putting in a new polo for electric
light wires. Harry Hill was badly
hocked. Both men were thrown 150 feet
and J. F. Vail, superintendent of the
company, who was fifty feet from ths
other men, wo knocked down ana was
unconscious for a moment.
Made a Capture ot i-coundreta.
Pebtit, O. I., June 9. Marshal Nix,
ot Oklahoma, bos succeeded in making a
big catch in the state of Ohio. He has
received Information that Dr. W. H- Bis
ter, ot Cleveland, and E. Reacts, of Troy,
O , had been arrested under warrants Is
sued from indictment found by the
grand jury here for counterfeiting and
sending counterfeiting good and mould
Ea-Tronaarer Coeamtta Snieida.
SAK Frasclsco, June ft Louis Blanc,
x-treasurer ot the B'Xai B'Rilh society,
i In bis accounts some months ago.
Historic Mountain Captured by
ATTACK MADE IS THE GEAY DAWS
And a Memorable Service Held oa tba
t immll I eo Thoouad Vjs.tors to tbo
Chaltaaoogat Catharine; of Method leu
Greet tho Appearaaco of tho Kins ot
Day W.th tbo Old DoiulogT Chicago
t lercyntaa oa Chicago.
CilATTAXOOGA, Juno 23. Lookout
mountain was stormed early yesterday
morning by 2.003 Epworth Luaguers, who
took possession without opposition. At
2:30 a. m. tho street cars began to move
the young Motbo.llsts toward the moun
tain. ' As the cor ran through the city
and tuburls their occupants made the
air resound with the old-fashioned Meth
odist camp-meeting music Darkness
covered tho face of the racu-itain as they
reached its base, but that did not deter
them from their purpose. 'With glad,
some song and hearty shouts tho ascent
was begun. On they went until a steady
stream was scaling tho sido of the his
toric old mountain. It was a grand scene
that the eyo beheld as the summit wo
reacho L The grey ot tho mor&ing dawn
had put in its appearance and ono could
catch glimpses of the surrounding land
Like st Scene 1003 Yean Ago.
G ent clouds of mist hung over tho city
a id tho valley. Tbo faint outlines of tho
T.Mincssco river could bo traced as It
gracefully made its turn on the Moccasin
ten t Tho assembled bund of Weslcyan
pilgrims, representing rJiuost every stato
of tho Union and also the Djiniuion ot
Canal a, reverentially uncovered their
heads an 1 b -gan their devotions. K;v.
G.-oro li. S:airt, the celebrated evangel-
lit wh assist b.im Jon? in his meet
ings, led tha tor vice. As ho stood and
t.ilko I to t!io people of the- love of God
and of tho power of tho gospel of Jesus
Canst, and as ono looked upon tho pe
culiar surroandins of the assembly, his
mind ran back to that noted mcotiug of
nearly 19 X) years n?o, when a great as
sembly of people heard tbo gospel pro
claimed by its Great Founder upon a
mount of X'alcstine.
A Xever-To-Be For-rttea Scene.
The S .-rmoa on the Mjunt was In the
minds and tha hearts nf all present. As
the servico went on tha face of nature
c!iangud. Tho groat clou ! rolled back.
the miss fbil, and tho g ay turned intJ
ihe rosy tints of tho morn. Tho worsbip-
p?rs stood as if lost in dcvotio.i and ador
ation. Their be.ir.s were brou jlt closn
to the God of nature, who was so beauti
fully and majestically revoalinz His
power to tho n. They stood silent, nnd
then ns there peeped over the distant
horizon the first beams of the great King
of Day, they nil, as If" niovol by a cmn
mon spirit., bcuko forth with tbn long
metre doxalojr, "Praise God from Whom
All B!es:nT3 Fiow " Tae good Motho-
dists could stand it no longer. Their
pent-up feelings becamo exuberant anJ
old shouts wero given and handshakes
were exchanged on nil sides. It was a
scene never to bo forgotten.
Itecoivi-d Some 1'ictares witb Applansn.
Yesterday was g.vcn to tho carrying
out of an elaborately prepared progrntumo
of rcutino papers and addresses of inter
est to the k-ugiKTS. Tho appoarancj of
a colored speaker, Rev. John . Wesley
Bowcn, of Atlaut:!, was the occasion of
generous applause Irom the audience.
At tho afternoon incotinx a great hit was
in ado by an address of Rev. Carlos Mar
tyn, a Presbyterian minister from Chi
cago, who spoko on "Christian Citlzeu
ship." Ho said the north had to look to
the south for help in tho direction of city
reform. Tno pictures ho drew of the cor
ruption of Chicago wero received witb
At tha night meeting 15.C03 wero pres
ent, and speeches were n:a lo by Miss
Meila Rule, of Knoxville; Kev. W. P.
li.v. j jr. of A t hen, Ga.; Rev. F. Li.
Loveinnd, of Clinton, la.; BUh-jp Tho
burn, of Indiana, and otiicr.
TRIED TO ABDUCT A WOMAN.
Straoco Btoijr In Which a Trilby and a
Coloi:ap3 t'lv.iNGS, Colo., Juno 2J.
Colorado Springs has it Svnngall and hi
Trilby, the parts being impersonated by
John Graham and his wife, and the po
lice cro untangling a strango story. Tbey
wero calied to tho Graham reldonc3 to
arrest two men who had attempted to
abduct Mr?. Graham, stating that they
wanted to use her at Cripple Creek in lo
cating gold mine I; seems that Graham
has been In tha habit of hypnotizing ber
and is sail to have made somo val uable
discoveries by following directions given
by Ler while in a trance state.
The. attempted kidnapers mode their
scape before the police arrived, leaving
Mrs. Graham bruised and exhausted from
her struggle with them. Later, whilo
la a trance, Mrs. Graham located the
men in a saloon at Colorado City, flv
miles from here, giviug a description of
them. The police followed her directions,
but found no suspicions characters there.
She claims that they wero In the wrong
saloon. The pilico locked up Graham on
a charge ot unlawful cohabitation
Finally Agreed oa n scale.
Yocsostowx, O., June 23. Tho con
ference between the Iron manuf icturcrs
and tha Amalgamated association con
ference coramitteo has finally agreed
that the scale adopted at the recent
Cleveland convention should bo accepted.
Tbis include a ti a ton rate for puddling
DC a card rate of 1 1-10 cents, the Increase
to be 25 cents for each one-tenth Increase
la the card rato up to 1 on the present
minimum, which would make the rate 5
a ten at a 114 card rate on selling price
Kesrrvoir on n Rampago.
La Junta, Cole., June SA The Thatch
er reservoir dam, fifty miles from here,
has broken B.id tba sonon are running
b inks full. Great damage will r-ault to
railroad and agricultural interests. -
Now see that your blood is rare
Good health follows the use ot Hood's
. klAAil ,n K& '
j blood purifier.'
FIND IT A HARD CONTRACT
To Obtain A art bloc Kxplie'.t froaa tha
COXSTANTISOPLE, Juno 2"J. The repre
sentatives of the power are continuing
their eft wts to Induce the Turkish gov
ernment to give an explicit reply to the
note o the powers outlining tho reforms
demanded for Armenia, and the foreign
envoys are indignant at the delay. The)
Turkish minister ; for foreign oil airs
claims to be unable to furnish the envoy
with information a to which point of
the plan of the power tho Turkish gov
ernment is desiiiousof further discussing,
and it Is thought probable that this dila
tory course may result in causing the
powers to address another note to tbo
Turkish government in which they will
request a definite reply within a fixed
time to the demands already made.
The iinttsU Mediterranean squadron
left Alexandria on Tuesday aud steamed
north. The Turkish government ha re
ceived news of the defeat of two insurgent
bands in Macedonia, btep have been
taken by the porte to suppress all at
tempts at revolt, but it is thought that
the rebellion will . spread to nil parts of
Macedonia and eventually cause action
upon the part of the powers.
RASCALLY YOUNG MESSENGER.
Robs tha Slail of tbo Paa-port Burma el
ho Male Department.
Washington, Juno 23 For some time
past tho head of tho passport bureau ot
the stato department has been mystified by
receiving demands from persons In vari
ous towns and cities for a prompt reply
to their applications for passports, or re
turn of the money whieh they had sent to
the department. In each case investiga
tion failed to show that any such applica
tions had been received. It was apparent
that stealing was going on somewhere,
and after close watching suspU tin set
tled upon a boy named Kirk McMurtrio,
a messenger, whose duty It was to get
the mail from the mail clerk and carry it
to the passport bureau.
It was found that bo had been indulg
ing in lavish expenditures, taking other
boys on excursions down the river and
generally showing that he had money to
spend. The amount of money lost Is cer
tain to run np Into tho hundreds of dol
lars. On one day lost faaturday eighteen
lpttors, each enclosing a dollar for a pass
port; were abstracted from the mall. Mc
Murtrio has been discharged.
Depew Sils Down on a Report,
New Yobk, June 23. Tho report in
some papers that Hon. Caauncoy M. De
pew was soon to marry a beautiful young
woman with $8,0!XMKJ of a fortune caused
that gentlcmau's cilice to be besciged by
reporters yesterday morning. Ho told
them to rail around at 3 p. m. when he
would talk to thorn. When ho met the
reporters he said : "The story .is made
out of wholo cloth. I do not know of any
young lady worth ?3,OJ0,UO0 who would
have mo. no loss than four times recent
ly havo rmuors had me engaged to marry.
and tbo most estimable young ladies
mentioned would no doubt have conferred
a groat honcr to mo had the rumors been
true They were not, however, und I do
not think that nuy such rumor at any
time will bo substantiated.
Ry the Shor n In This Case.
jEFFEltsos, Ky., Juue 2J. "Bad Tom"
Smith, a member of tho French faction
in tho mountain warfare and the mur
derer ot cigat men, who was hanged hero
yesterday afternoon, was baptizci in the
Kentucky river nt 8 o clock in the morn
ing in tho presence ot an immonse throng.
Fcoplo wero camped along the river bank
all night awaiting tho event. There were
3,000 people at the hanging. The scaffold
was erected in the center of a natural
amphitheatre. Smith confessed on the
scaffold to the murder of RaJer and flvo
others, and said bo was tin hireling of B.
F. French, of the Irencli faction, in
every murder except that ot R ador.
Where's tho State of Oregon?
Klamath Falls, Or., June 20. The
filth robbery within tho past three
months ot Klamath. Falls and Ager
stages was committed Thursday night In
the vicinity of Topsy Grade, where the
other hold-up, occurred. This time
both north and south bound stages, which
pass e.ica other near tin place, were
stopped by a lone highwayman who held
one stage two hours pending the arrival
of the other.
Jary to Try Dob Fitselmmona.
Stbiccss, N. Y., Jane 23 After three
days' effort a Jury bas been secured tor
the trial of "Bob" Fitzsimmon on the
charge of killing hi sparring partner
"Con R lord an. In tbo selection of tho
jury tbo people objected to talesmen who
held opinions in the case, wbo favored
athletic sports, or who were of Irish ex
traction. The defense objected to church
Experts on tho Diamond.
Chicago, Juno 29. League base ball
games report tho following scores: At
Pittsburg Sr. Louis 4, Pittsburg 6; at
Cleveland Chicaco ii, Cleveland 1; at
Baltimore New York 2, Baltimore ?; at
Brooklyn Washington 1, Brooklyn 2
(second game) -Washington 8. Brooklyn
6; at Boston Rain.
er aa ottartsr bskias pewder. Highest of
all in iearetdag streatth. Xofast Vnlud Mm
f Km,L M ,Ma f' ' fn
Rotii. Baxjs ro-wvM Co . lot TaU at, . T.
At prices absolutely unmatchable. All the novelties and
x fads in Suits, Coats and Vests, Negligee Shirts, Thin
Trousers, etc. We als o offer today 2 J dozen
Yeddo Hats at 33c Each.
Thai's what we want
our Furniture to do,
and have made prices
, that should cause you
to leave j our money
with us if you think
you ever will need
any Furniture, Car
pets or Draperies. To"
evciy purchaser of
$40 worth cash we
A Handsome Solid Oak
All goods marked in
plain figures every
one representing a
Tie IM Furniture
& Carpel Co.,
324, 326, S28 Brady St,
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Rock Island Brewery, as well as Julius Junge's
Bottling Works, has one of the most complete
Brewing establishments including Bottling de
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very best Beer is bottled at the brewery and
delivered to any part of the tri-cities, and may
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