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fore ihe committees except that on res-
olutions is expectea to be largely per
( After an address by C. A. Windle of
Chicago the convention adjourned until
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usuruo 4. uuuig oays-nv wouiaiims aiteriioon.
Like to Have Harriman
IN OWNERSHIP OF ROAD
Traction Magnate Takes Hopeful View
" of Future Upon His Return from
Trip to Europe.
.New York, July 28.Georgc J.
tlbuld, on returning from Europe to
day, said nothing would give him
greater pleasure than to have E. H.
Harriman in the directorate" of the
Gould roads. Concerning his own
property, he said: "We are not yet
out of the woods." While business had
not yet reached the volume of last
year, he added, his roads were now
doing nearly a normal business.
'The receiverships" for some of hia
roads', he stated, were of a friendly
nature and designed to keep proper
ties intact and protect them from hos
tile Elate interests.
ADDS RADICAL FEATURES
TO DEMOCRATIC TENETS
(Continued from Page One.)
Adopts Rule l.luiltiag Speeches.
After the adjournment of the conven
tion the rules committee met and
adopted a rule limiting the speeches to
five minutes.. The resolutions commit
tee entered immediately upon the con
sideration of ue platform.
Probably . thunderstorms tonight or
Wednesday continued warm.
J. M. I!E!UEIl, Local Forecaster.
Temperature at T a. iti., 75 at 3i3U
p. in., fc!. Mnxlmuoi temperature iu last
24 houra, HT minimum. 73. Velocity of
wind at 7 n. in., 4 ml lea per hour. Stage
of water, H. feet, a fall af .! foot In
Inat 2-1 houra. Precipitation, .(Ml.
Former Senator W. E. Mason
Pays Respects to His Suc
cessor in Address.
PAINTS HIM AS A GRAFTEr
Asserts That He Bought Seat He Now
Holds and Has Been Guilty of
Various Political Offenses. ,
plea : of patriotic Insanity for their
client, who appears to be in a state of
complete bewilderment and unable to
understand the predicament in. which
he now finds himself.
WAVES SINK BOAT;
THREE MEN DROWN
Launch on Initial Trip Capsized and
20 Workingmen Are Thrown
Into the Water.
La Crosse ... . .
Prairie du Chien
Ie Claire 5.5
seclusion in the preparation of the ad
dress, which may ; stand as a record
mark lu fiery criticism of national fig
ures and party principles.
Severe on Old Part lea.
. He attacked by name and by infer
ence practically every leader of prom
inence on both sides of the big na
tional political game, and when he ar
rived at the point of criticism of the
1908 party platforms he used scathing
and bitter epigrams. He thus charac
terized the platform of the republi
cans: "The republican platform says a thing
and means uothing. It is a platform
of statistical inventions and political
Thus were the Denver declarations
of the democrats placed upon the spit
by Mr. Hearst:
Koine Good In Democrat.
"The democratic platform contains
some good and original things, but, as
has been said, the original things are
not good and the good things are not
Of the republican party Mr. Hearst
- "Its platform Is evidently that of a
party whose sole purpose Is to 'stand
pat and whose sole desire is to stay
Concerning William J. Bryan, Mr.
"Assuming that Mr. Bryan himself
is all. that his most ardent admirers
claim him to be, a great lawyer, an en
lightened statesman, an inspired pa
. triot, still a man is known by the com
pany he keeps, and no decent democrat
' can tolerate his free companions."
Want Prosperity for All.
Mr. Hearst sounded his keynote, af
ter he had flayed the two old parties
until his audience had cheered itself
hoarse. This was his keynote: v
"We all want prosperity, and, what
is more, we want prosperity for all.
urge, therefore, our party to be -ntel-
ligently and courageously constructive
not obstructive like the - republican
party, nor destructive like the demo
,o Contest for Keata.
Reuben B. Lyon of New York was
called to the chair and directed the
secretary to read the membership of
the various committees. There were
no contests for seats, and business be
Falling stages will continue iu the
Mississippi from below Dubuque to
J. M. SHERIER, Local Forecaster.
July 28 In Histcry.
IS3C Commodore Vfilliam Bntabrk!??.
n'i Atuori-mi iinvnl officer distiu
guishol in the war of 1312, did:
bom 1774. ' , .
1904 Japanese land forces attacked
the Russian works nt Port Arthur.
Sun rets 7:15. rises 4:40; moon sets
5(1 p. m.; moon's nge, 1 day; 6:04 p.
m., moou In conjunction witn aiars.
passing the planet from west to east:
7:33 a. in., moon in conjunction with
Jupiter, passing the planet from west
to east; planet Mercury visible low in
east before sunrise; possible Delta
Aquarld meteors in east after 11 p. ni.
Buy a home of Rcidy Bros.
Trl City Towel Supply company.
For bus or express, Spencer & Trefz.
Godfrey's laundry gives greea trad
Mueller Lumber couipauy sell every
thing but the people.
Only three more days for double
stamps at Young & McCombs'.
All summer shoes must go at Wright's
shoe sale. Everything reduced.
Let Krell & Johnston do your tin
and furnace work. 131C Third avenue.
Just three more days of the great
July clearing sale at Young & McCombs'.
You should buy oxfords now and
save money at Wright's shoe sale, 1708
,AU summer shoes have been reduced
at Wright's odds and ends sale. Open
Men s, women s and ihildren-s ox
fords must go regardless of former val
ues at Wright's shoe sale.
Oxfords at almost, your own price a:
Wright's shoe sale, 1708 Second ave
nue. Open Wednesday evening.
Chinese Steamer Sinks.
Canton. July 28. The Chinese
steamer Ying King foundered yester
day during a typhoon. Three hundred
Chinese . are known to be drowned
Only 12 on board were rescued.
You cannot resist buy
ing a pair of Oxfords
if you see the way
we, price them during
this sale. Some people
buy four and five pair.
Get in early while we
still have sizes.
Cnicago.July 28. United States Sen
ator Albeit J. Hopkins was placed un
der a verbal whiplash last night by for
mer Senator William E. Mason. He
was described as an obstructionist,
painted as a "grafter" and denounced
as a man who six years ago bought
he seat he now holds and openly
boasted about it. i
Mr. Mason's words were cheered hy.
,500 persons who crowded his tent at
Seventy-first street and Princeton ave
nue. He declared Mr. Hopkins has ad
mitted that one of the checks which
paved his way to the United States
senate was sent to William Trautman
of East St. Louis, then a member ol
the Illinois - legislature. He asserted
that the man who is seeking to retain
his seat in the senate once accepted
from the sanitary district a fee of
24,000 for 24 days' work in a railroad
condemnation suit when the law pre
scribed only $5,000. This, Mr. Mason
declared, is described in the dictionary
Aa "White Slavery Friend.
Mr. Mason declared that if the sena
tor from Aurora were returned to his
seat Aug. 8 it will mean that the peo
ple of the state of Illinois endorse
white slavery" through their stamp
of approval on Mr. Hopkins' support
of Reed Smoot, senator from Utah,
whose term expires next March,
"I am not seeking to attack any
man's character,' said Mr. Mason. "I
am talking for principle. I once was
in the United States senate myself and
didn't need khe office. I don't need
now, but I determined to go into
this fight the moment I learned Mr.
lopkins had decided he wished to re
turn to that body.
ilaa the Evidence.
'I have here the evidence to show
hat each progressive movement in
augurated or supported by President
Roosevelt during the past six years
was opposed by Hopkins the man
who obtained his seat by the 'check
"The employers' liability act. which
means so much to the thousands of
laboring men in the country and which
was urged for passage by the presi
dent, was voted against by Hopkins;
he campaign fund publicity plank, en
dorsed by Secretary Taft and by every
good republican, was denounced by
Hopkins as socialism and was defeated
by him at the convention In Chicago.
Kooaevelt Saw Danger.
"Roosevelt, the 'watchdog up on the
tower,' saw the peril that is facing
the country through the 'white Slav
ery' as it exists in Utah. He fought
against the seating of Senator Smoot,
as did others of his caliber, who sought
to defend the fair fame of American
womanhood. But Smoot, backed by
the railroad interests, was not to be
opposed by such men as Hopkins, him
self a railroad attorney, and therefore
Hopkins voted for the polygamist. He
will vote in his favor again next
March, for he cannot do otherwise.
Pittsburg, Pa., July 28. A gasoline
'aunch carrying 20 workmen from the
Jer.es & Laughlin Steel company's
pl.mt across the Monongahela river
to their homes capsized last night by
waves from a big boat. Three men
are known to have been drowned, and
it it feared several others also died
as only a few of the men who had
been in the launch have been located
Henry Schaffer. one of the known
victims, and Anthony Charles bought
the launch for the purpose of trans
porting the mill men to their homes
across the river. It was on its initial
'.rip. When nearing the shore the
launch encountered the waves of a
arge pool coal boat, which suddenly
swamped the little craft, throwing all
Into the river.
rAFF STUCK FAST IN
A TELEPHONE BOOTH
Republican Presidential Nominee
Forced to Call Upon Carpenter to
Liberate Him, It Is Said.
New Haven, Conn., July 28. Wedg
fcd tightly into the telephone booth at
Hot Springs, Va., William H. Taft was
taken out only after a long delay aud
after a carpenter had sawed away
part of the booth, according to a let
ter received from George Bush, super
intendent of the telephone company
at Hot Springs. Bush writes that Mr
Taft went into the booth, which is of
ordinary size, aud could not worm his
way out when he had finished his
talk. He ' called for help, but the
hotel carpenter had to be procured to
remove part of the booth before the
nominee for president was released
A special mammoth booth has been
built since, the contractor first taking
the physical measurements of Mr.
H0WER AUTOS STILL TIED
Five Runabouts Reach Cambridge
Springs With Perfect Scores.
Cambridge Springs. Pa.. July 28.
With each one of the five runabouts
In perfect condition, the tied contest
ants in the run-off for a winner of the
Hower trophy reached this city at 1:52
o'clock yesterday afternoon. The
tourists started from Buffalo at
ociock in tne mornin and tne run
here was without incident.
The' cars started this morning at 8
o'clock for Pittsburg, the Journey
continue over the original course
the, Glldden tour until by the process
of elimination a victor can be de
0ie TSee Hike Clearing Sale s
m rr . Trr tit r ' ' f '.f rrif.. : If
ait or as a w eaun or nemarKaoie vaiuesin
Women's arid Children's Summer Wearables
Hundreds of Vaat . Suits and Dresses, .Waists, Skirts and Jackets, together
with tailored and silk suits, also cloth and silk coats, are being offered at prices
tnat are "kalf off- or close to it. Here is the way the big price cards read
in every department you will find them and every one tells of a bargain
worth while. Look for them:
Any hat on this table, worth
up to 1 5
Children's School Hats, worth
$2.00, $1.50. $1.25, $1. now .. . ,
Cloth and Silk Coats, form
erly sold up to $7.50, now ...
Jackets In this rack, worth
up to $11.25, now
These Rubberised Silk Coats,
former price $25
Petticoats, black and colors,
former price $1 -
.ft' White Wash Coats, former 1 JJA
....J I price, $3.00, now )ljU
,3 5 Wash Suits and M
..3UC Dresses, on thl3 rack ....?
$6.25, $6.75 and $7.50 Lingerie C
f 3 Dresses, white and colors .)3
ep Any waist on this table, worth HZt
Jj' $1.25 and $1.60 IOC
r And Waist on this table, CA
... )13 worth 75c and $1.00 3Uv
7CA Panama and Voile Skirts, were ffC
. . I 3C $6.75, $7.50 and $8.25, now JJ
Hundreds of other equally attractive clearing sale offerings are here in every
department. Give to this "Real Clearing Sale" the attention it merits and you
... . fl 1 " A 1. T?
ill be one or its most liberal patrons, Lome tomorrow. iterations rree.
The See HWe
Simplicity and Frankness of French
President Noted by Russian Ruler
' at Reval Meeting.
Reval. July 28. President Fallieres
and suite were guests of the emperor
of Russia at luncheon today on board
the imperial yacht Standard. The em
peror greeted the president with great
cordiality. The simplicity and frank
ness of Fallieres evidently have made
a deep Impression on the emperor. To-Quarre'
night Fallieres will give an official din
ner on board the French, battleship
Verite, at the conclusion of which he
will sail for Christiania.
Reval, July 28. A gala dinner was
served last night on board the Imperial
yacht Standard, in honor of President
Fallieres of France. During the din
ner the French and Russian ships were
brilliantly illuminated. The speeches
of the emperor and Fallieres were of
the most friendly character.
TEXAS PROHIBITION LOSES
Latest Returns - Show Small Mara
Against the Amendment.
Dallas, Texas, July 28. Additional
returns received account for about
one-half of the vote case In last Sat
urday's democratic primary. They
make it certain that Governor Camp
bell has been renominated by a ma
jority of about 75.000 and that Attor
ney General Davidson has been re
nominated by a majority which may
Returns show a majority against the
proposition to submit, a prohibition
amendment, but the margin is so nar
row that it" will require the full count
to determine what the result has been.
All of the congressman who had op
position have been renominated, with
tjie possible exception of S. B. Cooper,
in the Second district, but he is lean
ing the returns so far received.
Hogs left over, .000. Light. $5.20
0.50; mixed and butchers, $6.00 ffi 6.00;
good heavy, $5.956.60; rough heavy,
Cattle market opened weak.
Sheep market opened steady.
Omaha Hogs, 5,500; cattle, 3,000.
Kansas City Hogs, 11,000; cattle,
Hog market closed strong. Light,
$5.80(36.50; good heavy, $5.90(ft G.70;
mixed and butchers. $5.0006.85;
rough heavy, $5.906.15.
Cattle market closed steady. Beeves,
$3.907.80; stockers and feeders $2.50
Tt)4.45; cows and heifers. $1.0535.80
Sheep market closed steady.
Minneapolis Today, 216; last week
129; last year, 143.
Duluth Today, 103; last week, 140;
last year, 227.
Bradstreet's world's visible supply
of grain Wheat increase, 730,000;
corn decrease, 688,000; oats decrease.
Liverpool opening cables Wheat
lower, corn ' lower.
Liverpool closing Wheat 2 d. low
er, cowi ' lower.
PAY $125 AN ACRE FOR FARM
Kelly BroViers Buy Alvin Eckhart
Place in Buffalo Prairie.
Kelly brothers of Buffalo Prairie
New York Stocks.
New York. July 28. Following are
the quotations on the stock market to
;as 85. U. P. 153. U. S. Steel
preferred 108. U. S. Steel common
5, Reading 118. Rock Island pre
fcrred 33, Rock Island common 17
Northwestern 158, Southern Pacific
93, N. Y. Central 107, Missouri Pa
cific 53, Great Northern 136'4. North
ern Pacific 140. L. & N. 109. Smelt
ers 87. C. F. I. 32. Canadian Pa
clfic 170. Illinois Central 141V
Penna 124. Erie 24. C. & O. 43, B
R. T. 52. B. & O. 934, Atchison 87
Locomotive 54. Sugar 130. St. Paul
140, Copper 74, Republic Steel com
mon 21, Southern Ry. 19.
Illinois Boys Kills Father.
Kankakee, HI., July 28. Andrew
Haag, a prominent resident of Cul-
lom. 18 mi es from Kankakee, was
shot and killed by his 21-year-old son
Albert last night following a family.
ARE HOLDING BACK COTTON
Mississippi Farmers Form a Strong
Union With 200 Warehouses.
Jackson, Miss., July 28. The farm
ers' union of Mississippi has determin
ed to hold cotton off the market for
the present, according to indications.
When the season opens the union will
have nearly 200 warehouses of its own
in which cotton can be stored to await
"PATRIOTIC INSANITY" PLEA
This Defense Planned for Chinaman
Who Killed Korean Adviser. ..:
- San Francisco. Calv July 28. The
trial of In Wau Chang for the murder
of Durham White, Stevens, advisor of
the Korean government, was yesterday
postponed to Aug. 27. It is understood
that Chang's attorneys will make a
Chicago, July 28. Following are the
market quotations today:
July. 89. 89. 88; 89.
September. 88. 89. 88V4. 89.
December, 90, 91', 90, 91.
May. 95, 95. 95, 95.
July. 75. 75. 74. 75.
September, 73. 75. 72, 73.
December, COVi. 60, 60. 60.
May, 59. 60, 59. 59.
July. 51. 53, 50, 52.
September. 42. 43, 42. 43.
December. 42. 43V4. 42. 43.
May, 44, 45. 44, 45.
July, closed 15.40.
' September. 15.32. 15.52. 15.30. 15.52
October, 15.37. 15.60, 15.35, 15.60.
July, closed 9.27. '
September, 9.25, 9.37. 9.25, 9.37.
October, 9.35, 9.45, 9.35, 9 45.
July, closed 8.70.
September. 8.70. 8.82, 8.67. 8.82.
October, 8.80, 8.87, 8.75. 8.87.
Receipts touay Wheat, 427 ; corn
201: , oats, . 254; hogs, .12,000; cattle,
4,500; Sheep, IG.000.
have purchased the Alvin Eekh-irt
farm three miles southwest of Edging
ton for $20,000. or $125 per acre. The
farm is one of the finest in Buffalo
Prairie township and Is well improved.
LOCAL MARKET CONDITIONS.
Today's Quotations on Provisions, Live
Stock, Feed and Fuel.
Rock Island, July 28. Following are
the wholesale prices in the local mar
Provisions and Product.
Eggs Fresh, 17c.
Live Poultry Hens, per pound, 8c
springs, $3 to $4 a dozen.
Butter Dairy, 20c. 1
Vegetables Potatoes, 50c; onions,
Hogs $6.35 6.75.
Sheep Yearlings or over, 14.60 to
$5-00; lambs, $4.50 to $6.75. .
Cattle Steers, $3.00 to $6.00 ;cows,
and heifers, $2.00 to $4.00; calves, $4.00
Feed and Fuel.
Grain Corn, 68c to 69c; oats, 48c
to 50c. .
Forage Timothy hay, $10 to $11;
prairie, ,$7 to $10; clover. $10 to $11;
Coal Lump, per bushel, 14c; slack,
per bushel, 7c to 8c
Popular Concertp, Eminent
Soloists, Ogden'a Orchestra
in the Dance Hall. Special
Menu at the Inn.
Greatest Amusement Park
in the Tri-Cities. Finest
Ilollaway Open Air Roller
Skating, in the West. $10,
UOO Carousel, Chutes, Figure
Eight, Ferris Wheel. Come,
get away from the hot city.
On a Trolley
The Remedy That Does.
Dr. King's New Discovery is the
remedy that does the healing others
promise but fall to perform". 6ays Mrs,
E. R. Pierson, of Auburn Centre, Pa.
"It is curing me of throat and lung
trouble or long standing, that other
treatments relieved only temporarily
New Discovery is doing me so much
good that I feel confident its continued
use for a reasonable length of time
will restore me to perfect health.'
This renowned cough and cold remedy
and throat and lung healer is sold all
druggists. 50c and $1.00. Trial bot-
lower.' tie free.
1 ILA.w j'
Turn around and louk at the sunrise
of prosperity. Get up and shake oft your
gloomy thoughts. It's distressing to
yourself and to those around you. Cheer
up and xmile, and if it's a shortage of
money that bothers you, roine and" Bee
us about it. at once we'll put a smile
where the frown was, and tlx up your
financial difficulties so quickly it will
It's our huKiness to loan money- to
honest, deserving people who for lionifl
reason or other linrt themselves tempor
arily In deep water. We don't charge
much for the use of the cash, and ar
range the transaction to suit YOUR
convenience In the matter of paying us
hack small amounts, extending over a
Our plan Is very simple, -and - you
should "hot hesitate to -investigate. If
we take a lien on your piano, furniture,
horses, wagons, etc.. it is a mere matter
of form, and the property remains in
your undisturbed possession. If incon
venient to call, a phone message or let
ter will bring our man -to you to ar
range matters all in strictest-confidence.
Fidelity Loan Co.
MITCHELL A I.YNDB BliOCK,
Rm 88, Rck Iab4. "
Ofle fcsars, 8 u m. to a p. (tl
Saturday erentagm. Old telephoa not
(Hi sew MIL
Hog market opened shade