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VOL.XLV. SO. 204 ILOCS. I2LASD, n.U FSIDAT, JUNE 18. 1637. reiCS TXXBS3 CT3T3. A MORNING CYCLONE, Kentucky Gets Into a Whirl. SEVERAL REPORTED KILLED. News of Another in Hawkeye-dom. More of the Earthquake Shocks. Louisville, Jane 18. A severe wind storm passed over the city be tween 6 and 5 this morning. Con siderable damage was done to prop erty, bat na loss of life it reported. Reports from central and eastern Kentucky indicate great damage to the crops. In Jeffersonville the damage was slight, while at New Albany it is es ti so a ted that $10,000 damage was done to preperty. bet bo lives were lout. Opposite Irvingtos, Ky., in Indi ana, residences were wrecked, and one farmer, John Streehls, and ' his 18-year-old son and a servant girl were killed. Two fatalities are reported near Irvington, Xy. St. Louis, Jaly 18. A Louisville special says two persons were killed there by a cyclone which also caused the de-h of two ethers on the In diana side of thu river. An tow Cyelobe. Ofr'.cmwa, Iowa, June 18. A cy clone is reported near Uoee Hill, Ksoknk county. Jfo particulars are obtainable. Cyetonle Venditions In Ohio. Columbus, Ohio, June 18. Cy clonic conditions exist here. There are indications of sevens storms. ' Bombay Bate Rata. Bombay, Juno 18 The Monsoon has fully burst and it is raining heavily and continuously. f mating Rarthn,aake Shorn. Cftloults, Jane 18. Almost the entire province of Aittm has been devastated by an earthquake. The ruin is appalling. The courts, jails, hospitals and treasuries oallapsed. The loss of the food supply is enorm ous. Crops are mostly rained, and a great scarcity of food is expected. Traffic is diOicult, as many of the roads are completely demolished. Shocks still continue, and mach alarm is folt, especially as renewed shocks are reported from various places in Bengal. Heavy rains ara immensely increasing the damage. Tat 1 IT ami Kaaamad. Washington, Jane 18. In the sen ate the consideration of the tariff bill was resumed at schedule J, relating to flax, hemp, jute and the manufac ture thereof. Ihe controversy over the rate of duty on wrapper tobacco was settled today as far as the repub lican members of the senate commit tee can settle it. by agreeing on $ 1.75 pea pound. This is a compromise. The growers want $2, the manufac turers want fl.60. Bhrtoar a).ta Off, Too. Washington. June 18. Judge Bradley instructed the jury in the case of Sbriver, the correspondent of the Mail ana fcxpress, under trial for an alleged contempt of the sugar trust investigation committee, to bring in a verdict of acquittal. The jury so aoted. Mora Usmbs In Fatla. Paris. June 18. The Soleil savs a fresh bombs were discovered this morning at the corner of Boulevard atreet and Dennis and Rue street. and Dennis. Editor rranela Daari. Tror. N. Y.. June 18. Hon. John M. Francis, editor of the Troy Times and ex-minister to Austria, Greece and Portugal, died today. Franraen Etna OIBaars. Detroit, Jane 18 The Interna tional Pressman's union today elected i : officers, led by Jesse Johnson, of nasnvme, as president. OtBUaaaaa af PaUaeMnhfta Win. Brighton. Enc. Jnna 18 Th arentlemen of Philadelnhia won tha cricket match with Suffolk eleven by 8 wickets. I0IUEIJ. Absolutely Pure. Calearaata tor lurrat learuina stieagta KM aealUTal icaa. Aataraa the foot nlaaiaad at i'onaa of adaJtuatka lolaa mna xnnea. Bans Inns PawoaaOv atawTi Cataat kt 6ENATE ON BUSINESS INTENT. Complota Seharfulea of tha Tariff BUI Dona la a Magic Hay. Washington, June 18. The senate made greater progress yesterday on the arilf bill than any day since the de bate opened. Two entire schedules, cov ering twenty pages, were completed. namely schedules H, on spirits, wines and beverages, and schedule I. on man ufactured cotton goods. This brings the senate to the flax schedule, with the im portant wool schedule standing next The portion of the bill passed yesterday u substantially the same as. that re ported, all committee changes being un important. The house was in session an hour and half yesterday, most of the time feeing taken up with roll calls. Sulzer of New York succeeded In Injecting Into the proceedings a brief speech in favor of Cuba, in which he denounced Weyler as a "thief and "murderer." The bill for the relief of the residents of Greer county, O. T., was passed. At 1:35 p. m.. the house adjourned till Monday. One of the Democratic members of the senate committee on finance said yesterday that henceforth they would interpose no objection to the rapid dis pos4ticn of the tariff bill. They will suggest amendments and ask votes on them for the puapose of making a rec ord, but there will. If they can control the matter, be no long speeches on the schedule, with the possible exception of wool, hides, the reciprocity aragraiih which the Republicans huve promised to report, and a few other sections. BUTTER SHIPMENTS TO ENGLAND. Result of tha Experiment to Kxtcnd Oar Dairy Export Trade, Washington, June 18. The results of the first shipment of butter ever made by this government to foreign markets, this time to England, have been com municated to Secretary Wilson in an of clal report from the experts who man aged the cxjerlmental exportation. The data is of significance to dairying Inter ests ar.d as an indication of what may be exiiected In the development of mar kets for these products. Tha report says It is evident that unless the retailors can be reached without much extra expense In transportation, so that better relative prices can be realized, eastern creameries cannot yet afford to consider thequtstion of exporting their products. Opinions of English judges indicate that one-quarter ounce of rait to "the pound of butter will l.e enough to u?e for this market. Cubical Ik.xes were much preferred by the wholesalers, who paid a considerable difference for it in that shape. Small packages were not in favor with them, and although Kuriiis highest as to quality the thirty-pound tubs, fold us "quarters" of twenty-eight pounds, brought only 17 cents per pound, and five-pound boxes and prints less than 15 cents. The wholesalers paid 18 1-5 cents for the Iowa butter in cubi cal Imxef, and for the Identical butter in Welsh or sixty-pound creamery, tubs they paid only ITVi cents. -i . Ihn Drowned While Ilathlng. Greenville, Tex.. June 18. Wednesday night, while Ixithing in a pool six milea from this city. Cashier King, of the First National bank; Miss Austin, of this place, and Ida Schenck, of Sher man, Tex., were drowned. King and Miss Austin were together and sudden ly getting beyond their depths King called for help and Fred Norsworthy and Miss Schenck went to the rescue. but both were drowned before help reached them. Miss Schenck, becoming frightened, followed Norsworthy, and Jumping on his back nearly drowned him also. All parties were prominent. Silver Coinmliialoners at a Jubilee. rarls, June 18. At the garden party at the Hritish embassy here yesterday In honor of Queen Victoria's Jubilee, the l nlted States ambassador to France. Genera! Porter, the staff of the embas sy, the leading members of the Ameri can colony of Paris, tenator Wolcott and Mrs. Wolcott, ex-Vice President Adlal Stevenson and Miss Stevenson, and General Paine, of Massachusetts, were present. The British ambassador. Sir E. J. Monson, warmly welcomed the American bimetallic commission. Three Mora Young IlllnoU Itemoerata. Colchester, Ills., June IS. The wife of Thomas Jefferson, a prominent local Democratic politician and farmer near here, presented him yesterday with triplets, three boys. Teople for miles around are flocking to the Jefferson home to aee the children. Dr. C. B. llorrell, the attending physician, says the boys are all healthy, weigh five pounds each and will live. French CntiTe Land Their Cable. Washington. June 18. The president has refused permission totheCompagnie Francaise Cables Telegraphlque to land the new cable of that company at Cape Cod. or Indeed anywhere upon the Unit. ed States coast. The executive branch of the government holds to the doctrine that such landing can be only by ex press authorization of congress. IMPORTAtfT RULlNtVON PENSIONS. One That WilAAVet Jfaay Claims Whera Soldier. Have Hlnapaii an il Washington, June 18.-jAsi8tant Sec retary Davis, of the Interior depart ment, has rendered a decision that will affect many claims for pensions. He reversed the action of the pension of fice in the case of Catherine Geronzln (a widow of a soldier in the Ohio in fantry), which re.iected the claim for pension because there was no proof of the death of the soldier. Geronzin left home In July 1866, since which time nothing has been heard from him. The assistant secretary holds that fur ther inquiry should be made concerning the man and if nothing is thereby de veloped throwing additional light on the case death may be presumed under the act of March 15, 189, making seven years absence from home, wlthoyf In telligence of Ms existence, be sufyjient for a presumption of death, And raw Will race Hli Arrnwn. Chicago, June 18. Dwight L. An drew, former state era in Insnertnr nn- dcr indictment for embezzlement, con-1 spiracy, and other charges, suddenly re turned to Chicago yesterday and gave bonds to appear when called for trial. Andrews appeared in Judge Dunne's court with William J. O'Brien and Tom Galian. His features were tanned a healthy brown, and he- evidently had lost little sleep over the troubles incident to his unfortunate administration of the grain office. One of the most serious charges against Andrews was -that of robbir.g the state funds by wholesale pay-roll stuffing. In this connection the grand Jurors examined scores of wit nesses who had been on the pay-rolls at the grain office and swore they had not earned a penny of their wages. Governor 'Tanner's Vacation. Springfield, Ills., June 18. Governor and Mrs. Tanner will vacate the execu tive mansion tomorrow in order to per mit the repairs provided for by the leg islature to be made. They will spend a month at the grounds of the Miltona club in northern Minnesota. Governor Tat-.ner has notified Lieutenant Gover nor Northcott of his intended absence from the state, and he has invited him to act as governor during that time. Oldest Indiana Hanker Bead. Waterloo, Ind., June 18. John Leas, the oldest banker in northeastern In diana, died at his residence in this city Wednesday afternoon at the age of 82 years. He was the founder of the Citi zens bank of -Waterloo. The funeral w ill he held Friday under the direction of the Masons. Richard Yates to bet the Post. Washington. June IS. It is learned that the appointment of Richard Tates, of Illinois, as collector of internal rev enue for the Springfield district, has been fully decided upon, and his nom ination will be sent to the senate within the next few days. THE GREAT IBB OF THE Ryenport More & IM Co., BEGINS Friday, June 18 AT 9 A. 21. AND WILL CON TINUE UNTIL ALL ARE SOLD. LONDON. f COOL STUFF 1 n hot weather Great line of Crash Suits, Straw Hats, Underwear and everything eke that is made to keep you coo!. You Know Us. Prices Always Right THE LONDON. RAW Are proper Subjects for red hot consideration this weather. You will find the finest line in Rock Island at the ' I K II From Straw Hats it is easy to jump to Robbed tha County of f lO.OOO, Boone. la., June 18. W. T. Mcore, treasurer of Boone county, resigned yes. terday morning. He Is a defaulter to the probable amount of $10,000. He says he used the money to pay old debts. He was nearing the close of his second term as treasurer. The confidence of the people -in Hood's Sarsaparilla is due to its now equaled record of wonderful cures. As an honest remedy Foley's Honey and Tar does not hold out false hopes in advanced stapes, bat truthfully claims to (rive comfort and relief in the very worst cases, and in t he early stages to effect a care. Sold by It. F. Vahnsen and T. H. Thomas, druggists. You can find what you want at THE ECONOMY. Come and see what we have. , fefeHitaateta Clothing Department, 1809-1811 Second Ave, Opposite Harper Hout3.