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Rock Island Daily Argus.
VOL. XXIV. NO. 57. ROCK ISLAND, 1DESDAY, DECEMBER 28. 1886. 1PRICE FIVE CENTS The Most Attractive Display -OF- H H OO I. II caa ATT CGti OO O0 PDD .SSS. H H O O fa J AATY O GOOOOtJP B HHHOOL HO Q A A YY C. O O O O n B8SSR hhooE Daa aaa y c. r,rs o o o o r r . 5 H H OO LLLL II (KM ii T GGG OO OO PDD BSS8 -AT THE- HARPER HOUSE DRUG STORE Fine Toilet Sets, Oder Sets, Work Baskets, Jewel Cases, Opera Glasses, Manicure Sets, Thermometers, Wisp Broom Holders, Art Goods for Decorating, Gold Spectacles and Eye Glasses. t3Pll leading and staple Perfumes at the Harper House Drug Store. MARSHALL & FISHER. TROUBLE IN THE ORDER. is R3 Lrj -' mm ! SPECIAL I FLAVORS DISSATISFIED KNIGHTS OF LABOR WITHDRAWING. MOSTPERFECT MADE Tivpaml wth ftrlrt rvffrd toPttr1tr.Rtrn(rtli and HeHhflnw. Ir. liVit Bakinir Powder eoniftui no Ammonm,MniMumuri nodpnuiw. it. i Unrtvcta, VanUl, Lemon, etc-, flavor delicious! j. PfHCi BAKING POWDER CO, Chicago wt St Lmk. &r r J?' cVxtf" Or J' -i? j&io -' i y w -s " V ,t. a- A- -FALL '86.- - WINTER '87.- HOPPE, TAILOR, (successor to and late Cutter for I. Libernian,) 1803 Second Ave., Rock Island. F INE WOOLENS, CLOTHS, CASSIMERES, Worsteds, London Suiting and Trouserings. Largest and most complete Block at the LoweBt Prices. Particular Attention given to Good Work. HALF-CENT A W0KH. Thb AHOU8breafter will pabitnh In thi col umn all advert! cement of Loot. Found. For Kent For Sal, Bord or KoomK, Wanted, and similar noticed, at toe low rate of o hatt a ceni a wora. each figure a word, but no advertisement lei man ten cents- 7 PER CENT MOKTGAGES ON Improved Iowa Farms, t?eur..y 8 to A timeethe loan, and Inspected lu eacb caac. Completed loans always on band for sale. Sizes of loans $200 to tl 0,000 Time of loans 5 years. Only cKoic4ttloan handled. References and details given on application either In person or letter. 11. M. HENLEY, Attorney at Lw. 814 Main St., Pavenport. Iowa. FOUND A BROWN VEIL; 0 WISER may have the sara by proving property and paving ror ttus notice at me A net1 crace. T ,OST A TOXTNG BLACK WATER -spaniel with white breast, wearing a nirklr plated collar with name H. G. Downes, Kinder will please leave at corner Sixth avenue and Tweenty-fonrth street, where a liberal reward wilt ne p.nn. 'AVTRn at nvpTT a virr.TA M rnBa tn f1i rhftir tinrwrv atnrk trwri pay, sieaay mors, oaiau iree. JAS. B. WHITNEY 4-1 m W, Ntirserymas. Rocheter. N. Y. Wanted. four good ener- " cetic men to canvaci for a 11 do line of Holi day ckk1;s good pay to right men; reference rtqmrcu. v . r . Liv, mmitoM . 18-lm 119 Main St. Davenxrt, Ta. T?OR sale, sixty lots in my ad- dttions the city of Rock Island on fonr year ly payments, wild interest at six per rem per an num r UAvorunr. Many a Lady is beautiful, all but her skin ; and nobody has ever told her how easy it is to put beauty on the skin. Beauty on the skin is Magnolia Balm. Philadelphia Knights Threaten to Leave the Organization Unless Their Demands Are Immediately Acceded to The Ke- olt Against Iowderly Strike on the Reading Railroad Brewery Troubles. Philadelphia, Dec. OS. Unless word is received immediately from the general ex ecutive board of the Knights of Labor grant ing the demands of toe assemblies of ma chine construction for a local trades charter nearly 4,000 knights in this city and thm- sands in other .parts of the country will with draw from the order. Twenty -one assemblies throughout the country notified the general executive lapi that, unless the trades charter is granted. they will leave the order, and most of th in this city have given notice that unles. the demand is acceded to immediately they will withdraw. The machinists claim as a right under the constitution of the ordtr that they shall lie allowed to direct the bust ness pertaining to their own interests. Three members of the general committee ar in favor of granting these demands, but Mr. Fowderly with a majority 01 the board, is opposed to the scheme and it is not likMy that any word will be received by the dis satisfied assemblies now. Some of the ma chinists' assemblies have decided to await until the first of the new year and if the na tional charter is not granted bv that time. they will fallow the lead of the l'biladolpbu assemblies, and over 50,000 knights will sever their relations with the order. Powderly Makes Light of It. Hcranton, la.. Doc. 28. (ieneral Master Workman Fowderly, w hen asked about the alleged revolt against him. made light of it. The only place where there was any disaffec tion was Chicago, and tnere it was only among the worst elements in the order- men who held aloof when the order was being built up, and came in when it experi enced a boom. And they found they could not throttle it. He denied that ho was being pressed by the Anarchists, or that there was any reason for their resentment. The stock yards strike action he justified by quoting the indorsement of four members of the ex ecutive board. He did not believe that Bar ry or Carlton were opposing him for order ing the strike off, or any other reason. Trouble Brewing In Philadelphia. Fhilapblphia, Dec 38. A reduction in wages of from 15 to to 20 per cent, will be feaugurated in the beer breweries here. The employes held a meeting Sunday and dis cussed plans of retaliation, ihe meeting broke up without coming to any definite de cision, but it is believed the men will pick out one brewery and order a strike there and endeavor to boycott it. If successful, an other will be attacked, and so on until wage are restored. It is understood that the Brewers' union will support the men in case a btrike is ordered. Withdrawing from the Knights of Labor, New York. Dec. 2S At Sunday's meet ing of the Central Labor union of this citv, the Association of Eccentric Engineers o. 1, and the Acorn Association of Cooks, ; Knights of Labor, gave notice of withdrawal I from the union. At the meeting In Brooklyn ! of the Central Labor union of that city, thf I Watch casemakera'1 union and the Cabinet makers' union. Knights of Labor, with'lrcw from menibersbip. The Louisville & ahvllle Strike. Louisville. Kv. , Dec. 2. The situation j in the Louisville & Nashville railway is more hopeful than at any time yet and an early settlement of the strike is almost certain. I Sundav a delegation of thirty -eight conduc tors waited on the officials and volunteered their services as brakemen, stating that th- believed the strike to be unjust. The rod bad enough new men to start trains with i Monday morning. CLOSING OUT. 50 STOVES AT COST OR LESS. E. W. SPENCER. A Milwaukee Rioter Senteneed. Milwaukee, Wis., Dec. Carl Sluss feld, a labor leader, and one of the Milwau kee Garden rioters, was sent to the house oi correction for four months Monday, lit ; was convicted several weeks agt but sen i tence was suspended. In sentencing him tht j court said that Mus&fddt did not appreciate leniency. A Big Blockade. Reading. Pa., Dac About 8.5 t cars are sidetracked between here and Fhilad-1 pbia on account of the strike of train-turn dt on the Reading railroad. The situatior I hourly grows more critical, and a general strike is feared. A Chicago Failure. Chicago, Dec. '.'S. At an early hour Mon day morning the big drv goods store of H. Guy Hea, on Madison street, near taistei, was closed by the sheriff on judgments ob tamed in Judge Anthony's court in favor oi I the following: Ralph S Whit & Co., t, on a promissory note dated lw. 24, inh. Corneuus is. ard, f on a promissory note dated Dec. 22, ElennrS. Sea ! $1,7.7.50: Erastus T. Ttffer, William E. j Teffer, Frank TeflVr, S. li. Clarke, J. 1L Beach, $-,122,l:l; Itelden Senmour, $5,000. Judgments to nearly the full amount in every instance were granted, and the execu tions placed m the hands of the sheriff, who at once closed up the place. Pinkerton and the Sewn papers. Chicago, Dec 28. William A. Finkertoit said to a reporter Sunday that .the newspa pers had been publishing false reports about arrests in connection with the Adams exprest robbery. He says the statements have nc foundation; that no men were arrested who had in their possession large amounts ol money, and "when the time comes for telling wnat our agency Knows amut the Aiam.- express robbery on the 'Frisco road these newspapers and cunning individual will see tno ridiculous predicament m wmcn inoy have placed themselves." Peace Impends on a Drunken Detpot. London, Dec. 28. The Vienna corres pondent of The Times says thnt Austrian statesmen are unanimous in saying that every thing with regard to the peace ol I Europe depends on the czar, whom they as sert indulges to excess of late and lias Severn s been on toe verge oi delirium tremens. They express the fear that in 1uscuk Uk ttussian ruler may at. any moment commit an 1 act of folly that will precipitate a disruption of the existing peaceful relations of the puw- THE NEWS IN BRIEF. 1 wo bars of silver bullion, valued at $1,000 each, were on Friday evening stolen from a Missouri Pacific car in the yards at ou Louis. The Pennsylvania railroad people intend to parallel the Cincinnati, Richmond & Chicago road by building a track from Hamilton to Kichmond. The huge k rises made at Cambridge, Mass., for the Lick observatory in California were shipped in a sleeping-car to avoid all danger of wreckage. Mrs. V. R. Kruger, of New York, bos seou fit, on several occasions, to take a pet squir rel and a hard-shell turtle to the opera to adorn her box. The casket factory of the Powers & Walker company, at trrand Kapids, Micb. , was burned Saturday evening, the loss being $25,000 or more. William Curran, an old resident of Chicago, a leader in various Irish societies and umong the democracy, expired on Christmas Day. Five hundred Winnebago Indians in the vicinity of Black River Falls, Wis., ara in testitute circumstances for lack of their an nuity from the government. A wreck on the Chicago & Atlantic road near Lima, Ohio, caused the death of En gineer Henry Edwards aud the loss of twenty-five f roightcars and three engines. O. U. Staples, a hotel proprietor in V ash- ing ton, gave to the poor people of that city two tons of poultry. Most of the recipient brought certificates from charitable societies or police otllcers. A memorial Christmas dinner was Sunday given to tUXi newsboys and nowsgirls of Chi cago, in the hall of the chamber of com merce, by Mrs. Wallace, from funds left by her deceit sod son. The freight-yarils of the Mobile & Obic road at Jackson, Tenn., are blocked with cars, on account of a strike of brakemen for an increase of wages and the placing of four men on each train, At the annual auction sale of articles ac cumulated in the dead-letter office at Wash ington, comprising 4,5Sfi packages of miscel laneous goods and 2,.V0 lots of books, an av erage of 65 cents er lot was realized. Julius Jonas, of Chicago, made his annual distribution of meats and poultry to the worthy poor on Christinas Day. Before day light, thinlv clad women with babes in their arms gathered at the store, some of tbeco walking m from the suburbs. A Loudon correspondent send6 a predic tion by a British admiral that hostilities will commence in some quarter of Europe at early as March, as Russia is resolved to seise Constantinople at any cost, and France and Germany are ready for a fresh contest of arms. W. N. Sturgs, known few years ago a one of the most reckless of grain operators In Chicago, died Saturday morning, in poor cir cumstances, :ftcr having accumulated $700,- thiO. He was born at Saratoga half a century ago. He is said to have made $500,000 or more in wheat during the Russo-Turki&l war. Janus T. Anpleton, alderman from th Second ward of Chicago, had a difficulty It his saloon, early on Christmas morning, witto a colored politician named Ike Rivers. Thf alderman twice knocked his adversary down, when the negro bit a piece of float from the rijiht side of Appleton"s mouth and gnawed Ins thumb to the bone. " THE FIRE RECORD. CoMIvHUm in IHfferent Parts of th I Conutry. FimA delphia, Dec. 28. The handsome now Temple theatre was completely gutted I bv fire Monday and the ashington bote totallv destroveJ. Two firemen were killed by tailing walls. The loss is heavy. Newark, De, ler. 2. The Dean Woolen r. 'inpiinv's mills and four dwellings wert 1 burned Saturday. !.o, i-200,000; insurance, I abtmt $1i,oj0. North Adams, Mts., Dec. as. W. C. Pi;mkett Sits" warp mill was burned Satur dnv, and Harrison Sirnmcn, a machinist 1 lvrisbwl in th flames. The money loss 1 SLV'.O-); fully insured. M AKotTKTTK, Mich., Dec. 2. The Clifton house, owm-d by R. Harlow and occupied by I W. H. Vo'k, was burned Saturdav- Ih l'iss is tTjtKlO; insurance. $li,0O0. V. J. Brown, alruggist, loses $2,000; insurance, $l,yi. MALARIA. "If people could only know what a splendid medicine Simmons Liver Regulator is there would be many a phy sician without a patient and many an interminable doc tor bill saved. 1 consider it infallible in malarial infec tion. I had for many years been a perfect physical wreck from a combination of complaints, all the out growth of malaria in my system, and even under the skillful hand of Dr. J. P. Jones, of this city, I had de spaired of ever being a well woman again. Simmons Siver Regulator was recom mended to me. I tried it; it helped me, and it is the only thing that ever did me any good. I persevered in its use, and I am now in per fect health. I know the medicine cured me, and I always keep it as a reliable 'otjinHhr7 in mtr tortilir " Kespectiully, Mrs. Mary Ray, Camden, Ala. ONLY CENUINE bai out letter Z stamp tn red on front of urawwr. COOK STOVES! RADIANT HOME HARD COAL STOVES. -AT- WILLARD BAKER & CO.'S, Rock Island, Opposite Harper HonEei Illinois. J. H. ZELLIN & CO., Sole Proprietor.. PHILADELPHIA, FA. PRICK 11.00. Tried to Croea Ahead of the Train. Waseca, Minn., Dec 2'. Last Friday i evening a eleigb load of people, Nora Burke, Isabella McUabe, romp Krown and Mike Burke, attempted to cron the Chicago & I Northwestern railroad at Phelps crossing in front of a freight train, which ran into I then,, killing Miss Burke and seriously in juring Mitt McCabe, The men were unin jured. Failure at Mockford, Ills. E.TCKKOBI), Ills., Dec 3ft The N. C. I Tbrmpson Manufacturing company has gone to the wall, H. C Ihompson, the president, having made an assignment to ex-Mayor I Crawford for the benefit of the creditors. The liabilities are placed at t2M,O0u and the I nominal assets at fJVJ.HUU. THE MARKETS. Chicago. Dec. 87. On the boanl of trade to-day the quotations were a? t'-llowB: w heat o. - December, oi-eked 7"-4C nominal, closed 7Vc asked; I January, ojiened ''lye asked, closed TTHc: Feb-1 ruarv. oitehed Trwe, closed t-asC- Lorn- "o. i I itM-t-nibrr, opened aSc. closed 87c I nominal: January, opened 38ic; closed STo Kt'brimry. tiened 374c nominal. , closed I 37-Ujc. flats No. 2 December, opened and I closed 3V; January, opened and closed ate; February. oiened and closed 36V4C. Pork I Ik-cemlxT. owned $U.52W nominal, closed I Sll.Trt.iiominal; January, opened $11.65 bid. cled 511. "t, nominal; February, opened Sll.tS. closed S11.1CL4. Lard December oiencd an.i tlopcil nominal. Live stork The Vnion stock yards report I Hie lollowing raniie of prices. Hogs Market I opened active and firm, with prices 1015 bichen liulit irrades. td.o'!t.Ai; rough parK- in2. i;i.to.4.i; heaT paekinir and ahipping ltus, S4ii.!!,4.fi.". Cattle Strong: common tc fair. 1.40 .4.00: good to choice beeves, 4.2&3 i'b; cows, Sl..rOS3.S); stiK'kers, fa.Wiaa Sheep Vnchangod; aimnntn, $.2iia.U0; I'roduee: Butter Fancy creamery. Sbaic I per lb: trnod dairy. lfat. packing. l-.lac. Knrs Strictly fresh, i4cper do; ice-house I'.ttoc. Poultry Chickens, 556Hic per lb; ducks and geese. WS-: turkej-s, 838lic, Potatoes Burbanks, Early Rose, and Beauty of Hebron. 4i&.V,c per bu on track. Applee 1 Fair to good shipping, per bbL New Tork. New York. Dec. S7. Wheat No. 1 red state, 83c; No. 3 do. Wc; I Ni. 2 red winter January, do Febru-I ar-. HStt?-. Corn No. 2 mixed cash. 47&c; dc I January. 474c. tiate Na 1 white state. 3t,c: I No. 2 do. ;lst"; !so. 2 mixed Decemben doc. Kve Dull and nominal. Barley-Nominal. I Pirk-Dull: new mess 11.75.12. Lard I -January, S"i.W; lebruary, t.W. Detroit. Detroit, Dec. 27. Wheat No. I white cash, 81c: cash Michi- sran red. Kic; No. 2 red cash. 8114c; Jan-1 uary, M.c; Kay, tleyir. Corn 37ic. Oatt I No. 2. a"-4C; No. 2 white, iUjc. Toledo. Toledo. Ohio, Dec. 27. wheat Easier and quiet; cash. 81c asked; January. Mr; May. 8oc. Corn-Firm and I quiet; cash. H7V; May, 4c. Oats Nominal. I Llover eeea Artive; casn, tt.ott; January, St.OO; February. HAM asked. St- Lonla. St. Louts, Mo., Dec. 27. Wheat-Dull ami lower; No. 2 red cash. oHtcj I January 8lc; Itebiuary, KMe; May, 87tc; C'cn stro g and higher; No. 2 mixed cash, M i t,;z. Januarj'. c: February. I asied; May, l'. Oats Dull; No. 2 mixed I cah, IMjc; May, 81 He. Kye-oao asked. Wbisiy-Steady, fl.U. Pork-JlLSTHaii. I Lard- JS.WBB.U. Milwaukee. elUWACKEK, Wis., Dec 27. Wlieat-Steads; CMh, 77)4c; January, 779c; May, Kk. Cora-4iulet: No. 2, DMia Oats ! Dull; No. 2. jto. Hye-Nomlnal: No. L Ik. Barley-rrncr; No.2.auac. Fnblle Kaao. Anyone having business with the Abous office after S p. m. (in the event that the office m Ciosed) will please call at Wi mans & Gait's news stand in the postoffice building, who are authorized to transact business oi every nature for the abous. Cheat) Kail Boxsi. The finest mail and paper box ever in vented is for s&ie at the Abous office at the low price of tl each. The same box Is sold everywhere at tl. 60. Call and ex ' wnlne them, HOTI ULASD. Oat 30c Hay Timothy 110.00. Hay-Wild-C0O. live 60''. Corn Old 43c; New 40c Potatoes 8240c. Onions BOc Oosl Son 10c : haid aS.M CordWood-14.C0. gtraw-IS.o. c3 o 2 O w CJ OS O O CO c3 S5 O c o 4 .5 "u o c 0 4-1 o Cm I have just received my first installment of my Foreign importations of FINE WOOLENS, FALL AND WINTER WEAR, And extend a cordial invitation to my patrons for an inspection of the same. Very finest work, Lowest prices, and perfect fit guaranteed. B. ZIMMEE, No. 1810 Second Avenue. Rock Island, 111. tc 1 j i 5 I Sign Big Glove. Gloves I Gloves! For all kinds of Gloves and Mi'tens call and inspect BENNETT'S STOCK Over 500 different styles, warranted to fit and will not rip; gloves for everybody, and no shoddy. Gloves cut to order and repaired. GEORGE BEKKETT, No. 1605 Second avenue. Rock Island JOHN T. NOFTSKER. Twenty gllS ANNUAL CUC- Fifth Oil OF A.T DAYID DON'S, To make room by January for our large stock of Refrigerators, I offer over 200 Heating Stoves for softor hard coal, all sizes and styles at' from $5 to $40; 200 second hand stoves, such as Brilliants, Climaxes, Victorias, Radiant Homes and Crown Jewels, For from $3 to $15, all in good order. Now is the time to buy a cheap stove. fa. Mclniry, Attorney at law, loans money on good I security, makes collections. Reference, I Mitchell & Lyude, banker's. Office la I pott office block David Don, Jfl7 Second Avenue, Rock Island