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VOL. XL. SO. 44
KOCK ISLAND, TUESDAY, DECEMBER 15, tsyi.
8ingl Copl 5 Cai t
Fer Week IS Cent
All Dressed Up in their Holiday Clothes.
HERE TO STAY AND BETTER THAN EVER.
THE NEW LONDON CLOTHING CO.,
WILL START THE BALL ROLLING.
Men s Overcoats at a bargain.
Storm Overcoat?, - $ 5 00 for $ 1 90 j
Chinchilla Overcoats, - - 7 50 " 3.00 1 2j
Dress Box Overcoats, - - 10 00 k 6 00q
Dress Overcoat, all Shades, ihe Crown, 15.00 " 9.78 P
Irish Frieze Overcoats. - - 18.00 " HSojcT
Men s Overcoats at a bargain.
Men's Suits at a bargain.
! Good Substantial Suits,
(Elegant Suits, Sacks and Cutaways,
! Elegant Dress Suits, in Many Styles,
Suits eo!d the world over,
Genuine Tailor-Made Suits,
$ 6.C0 for $ 2.10
9.00 " 5 00
12 00 " 7.65
lo.OO " 10.00
20 00 14.00
Men's Suits at a bargain.
Men s Pants at a bargain.
All Wool Pants,
Dress Pants, Wool and Worsted,
$0 73 for $0 45
1X0 " .59
20 " 1.C0
2.10 " 1.500
4 00 '; 2.50
Mens Pants at a bargain.
Furnishing Goods at a bargain.
V 3 Ply Linen Collars,
? Wire Buckle Suspender?,
.25 .09 fD
$100 to 1.25 "
Furnishing Goods at a bargain.
An immense line ot Boys and Children's
Clothing almost at YOUR OWN PRICE.
For the Holiday Trade at the ONE PRICE
ew London Clothing Company.
P. S. We have yet about $12,000 worth of goods of the former stock, odds andenda, to
which we will continue to apply . the knifeuntitdispoaed of.
MILLS NOT THE MAN
Springer Looks Like the Com
ing House Leader.
THE TEXAN'S EYE OS THE SENATE.
II Announces Himself a Candidate
Therefor, Which Seems to Leave the
Ways and Mean Committee for the
llllnoUan Frosress in Senate and
Bouse of Committee Construction
Some Measures introduced by Senators
Mrs. Blaine's Health a Factor in
Politics Capital Miscellany.
Washington, Dec. li Speaker Crist
has not yet announced the committee on
rules, which he mast do before Congress
adjourns for the holiday recess, if he
wauld have the full list of committees
rjtidy to submit to the bouse upon the re
assembling in January. The impression
ills prevails generally that Springer and
McMillin will be the Democratic associ
ates of t be speaker on that committee, but
no official sanction has been given to it
yL The general assumption that Reed
and Burrows, or Reed and Henderson of
Iowa, would be the Republican minority
has no more substantial foundation. In
n versa t ion yesterday with a reporter,
Speaker Crisp's manner carried with it
the impression that it was by no means
sure that Reed would be a member of
The Rules That Will Re 1'rnposed.
Whenever the committee is appointed,
however, it will fiud a greater part of its
work practically accomplished. Crisp and
a number of the more skilled parlianien
tirians of the Democratic side of the
house are in daily consultation over the
code of rules. It is said that they will
make but few chances in the code adopted
by the last congress. These changes will
include an abandonment of the counting
of a quorum, and the rules empowering
the speaker to determine whether or not
a motion is made for the purpose of fili
bustering will be made less offensive than
it bas been to the Democrats.
The Ways and Means Committee.
Nothing definite could be learned yes
terday from the speaker regarding the
selection of a chairman of the committee
on ways and means. Mills, according to
all accounts, has not indicated in any way
his desire in connection therewith, and
none of his friends seems to be able to
speak for him. Whether or not he will
be offered the position is a question, but
the impression prevails that Springer
win tie named.
Mills Want to be Senator.
.Yesterday Representative Mills au
thorized the announcement that he is a
candidate for the senatorsliip from Texa
to succeed Chilton, appointed to HU a v.i-
cacy, and Mills'- friends say Governor
tinfii will within afew days call t he Texas
legislature in special session. This un
nonncement is taken as confirming the
view that Springer, and not Mill,-, is to
be chairman of wars and means.
Kynnin I)iappoint menr.
One of the disappointed men on the
Democratic sideof the house is H-'preseula-tive
Bynum, of Indiana, who was in charge
of Mills' speakership campaign. Had the
result been otherwise than it was, By
mini, it was understood, would have been
appointed chairman of the ways and
means committee, having served as a
member of the minority oa that commit
tee in the Fifty-first congress. Bynum,
however, takes his defeat good naturedly.
and it is understood has in view the Hum
iliation for governor of Indiana to make
tiie race next year. Indiana politicians
siy that Byuuni can have the uuminatiou
it he desires.
NOTES AEOUT HOUSE AND SENATE.
Kadical Meatnres of a Nt-hraska Man
The Senate's Knutiiie Work.
Washington, Dec. 15 When the house
is in aconriiiiou to proceed to business
Bryan or Nebraska v ill propose a consti
tutional a:neudmeut that will, if adopted,
p -rmit any state to elect its United States
senators by the vote of the people. An
other measure he has in view is to compel
the sale of all property under United
States court processes in the county where
the property is held, and causing the ad
vertising of same to be likewise made in
the couuty. Another measure be proposes
to push to passage, if he can, is one proj
viding that when a certain amount has
been realized the inventor of a patented
article shall cease to be protected.
Relieves in the Springer Idea.
Representative Miller, of Wisconsin, a
Democratic member of the house, thinks
it would be a waste of time to attempt
anything in the direction of a general re
vision of the tariff 'bill. "With the presi
dent and the senate agaiust us," said
Miller in an interview, "it would be im
possible to accomplish anything. We
may effect a reduction by separate bills af
fecting staple articles in general use, but
beyond that it will only be throwing time
way. My own idea is that we had better
get through our regular business and go
Senators Still Piling l'p Bills.
The senate in its brief open session yes
terday added 214 to the list of bills intro
duced, making tbe total for two days & 27.
Among them were bills to erect monu
ments to General U. S. Grant and Mary
Washington; to organise the permanent
census bureau; to repeal the law prohib
iting ex-Confederates from entering the
army and navy ot the United States, and
a uumber of important merchant marine
and shipping bills presented by Fry,
from tbe committee on commerce.
The Senate Committees.
Washington, Dec 15. The Republi
can and Democratic caucus committee
were busy yesterday rearranging the per
sonnel of the senate standing committees.
The Republicans nearly completed their
work to tbe satisfaction- of nearly all
those who wanted assignments.
MRS. BLAINE'S HEALTH.
It May Hare a Bear ins; on the Presiden
"Washington, Dec. 15 The sentence In
Secretary Blaine's recent conditional ac
ceptance of tbe invitation to deliver an'
address before the American Commercial
club, by which bis appearance was mads
to depend upon the condition of Mrs.
Blaine's health, causes considerable com
ment. It was felt by many that her ill
ness might, and probably would, have a
distinct and important bearing upon the
secretary's attitude toward the nomina
tion for the presidency.
Has Been Very Much Prostrated.
Since her return to Washington with
the secretary, Mrs. Blaine has been con
fined to the hvsse almost constantly, and
part of her time to her bed. Her trouble
was a general prostration, probably due
to a relaxation of the strain under which
she labored during the illness of the sec
retary in the summer. Now, however,
she is able to baab.mt the house, but still
does not go out, although considerably
Proceedings in the Senate.
Washington, Dec, 1... In the senate
yesterday a number of reports were pre
sented by the chair and a flood of bills
introduced, among them the follow
ing: Granting of pension of $100 per
month for loss of eyes, limbs or the use
of them; absolutely prohibiting Chinese
immigration; authorizing the loan of
money to states for irrigation purposes;
appropriating $10,000,000 to the improve
ment of the Mississippi; making Djs
Moines a port of delivery; appropriating
$400 000 to inquire into the indebtedness
of individuals (Peffer). The senate ad
journed for the day.
Appointments to House Offices.
Washington, Dec. 15. Clerk James
Kerr, of the house of represenatives, in
making up his appointments bas selected
as journal clerk A'at Crutchfleld, of Ken
tucky, in place of Mr. Harry Smith, who,
with a brief Intermission, has held the
position since his appointment by Speakei
Kerr in the Forty-fourth congress, and
whose compilations of parliamentaty law
hive become textbooks. House l?ast
master Dalton has appointed Mr. Rjss, of
Iudir.ua, his deputy.
Shutting; Out the Convict Laborer.
Washington, Dec. 15 Senator McMil
lan introduced a bill yesterday to amend
the act prohibiting government officers
from using contract labor. Senator Mc
Millan's bill originated through a charge
made Against the contractor for tbe super
structure of the federal building at De
troit that be was intending to use stone
cut by convict laborers. This he denied,
but on examination of the law it was
found that he could not be prevented
from doing so.
Secretary Foster's Condition.
Washington, Dec. 15 Secretary Foster
continues to improve slowly, but. will
hardly be aMa to leave his house this
month. He was compelled to cancel his
engagement to speak at the dinner of the
Bo,t on board of trade, Wednesday even
ing next, but has arranged with Assist
ant Secretary Xettletou to represent him
on that occasion.
filiform Classification of Oraina.
Washington. Dec -13 Senator ' Sher
man yesterday " rei'Ttedu"5e.T Senator Tc"
galls' bill of the last congress to provide
f jr fixing a uniform standard of classifica
tion and grading of wheat, corn, oats,
bailey aud rye.
SITUATION AT CRESTED BUTTE.
The Town Full or .limr-d Sheriff's Icpn
ties. and All Consequently yuiet.
Denvek. Dec. 15 latest advices from
the scene of rioting a: the little ruining
camp of Crested Burte, Colo , state that
the temporary peace which was restored
Sunday still remains. However, mi
armed force of men under the command
of Sheriff Shores protects the property
and live of the little towu, aud forty
armed men with Winchesters and
colts are guarding the property of the
Colorado Coal ami Iron company, the
company ly whom the insurgent foreign
ers were employed, l.eiuforcements are
held at. Gunnison re idy to march to the
aid of Sheriff Shores in case there should
be an outbreak.
Milkers Also Have Cuu.
The strikers are as ihoroughly armed as
the officers and their deputies, and besides
far exceeding the latter iu nuuaber. beiug
about tliey are desperate men who
have become hardened by life in the
mountain wilds and who entertain little
r.'gard for American institutions. Very
few if any of them are citizens. Never
theless, it is improbable that there will be
more bloodshed, unless the company
should import men to take the places of
the strikers. Ihe officers of thecomnauv
say they will not under any circumstances
reinstate the rioting strikers and they
aver that they cannot now aff-rd to close
down their mines at Crested Butte.
THE RISING YOUNG AMERICAN.
Succi is about to begin a fifty-two daya
.Toel B. Mayes, chief of the Cherokee
nation, died at Tahlequah, I. T.
La grippe is raging in every northern
city from the Atlantic to the Pacific
The treasury department purchased
S5!),OO0 dunces of silver at $0 93 per ounce. lj
' The treasury department this month
has paid out $7, 000,0 JO on account of pen
sions. Thirty people are reported lost by tha
foundering of tbe British ship Enterkin,
near Ramsgate. ' . .
Henry Fifzsimmons, aged 19, and bia
brother Michael, aged 2i, were asphyx
iated by gas at Chicago.
Father Swebacb, of Prairie du Chien,
Wis., has been appointed bishop of Lis,
Crosse, to succeed the late Bishop Flasch.
The Winchester Repeating Arms com
pany of New Haveu is experimenting
with a gun that fires 900 shots a minute.
By tbe fall ot a building in Newport,
England, two adjacent cottages were com
pletely crushed and ten persons severely
The body of Mrs. Mary Reynolds, who
died at Nashville. O., some years ago, waa
dug up recently and found to have been
petrified, weighing nearly 800 pounds.
John A. Logan, Jr., who was reported
dangerously ill at Youngstown, O, is much
improved. The abscess at the base of the
brain has been been operated upon suc
cessfully. Commissioner Lane, of the Alabama
department of agriculture, has Issued a
call for a meeting of planters to consider
the advisability of decreasing the acreage
of cotton in the south.
James Kemp, a Cheboygan (Mich.) man,
was ki l"d and his body thrown into tha
river. The stream was dragged In conse
quence of the discovery of blood spots
near it, and tbe body caught.
A mortgage for $10,000,000 was recorded
at Pittsburg, given by the Cleveland and
Pittsburg Railway company to the Farm
e s'Loan and Trust company. It waa
the heaviest mortgage ever recorded there,
and makes a type-written book of seven-lypage.
" 'Literally Boiled to Death.
Mexico, Mo., Dec. 15. A little son of
Mr. Dick Carter, or this city, fell into a
bo'br of scalding water yesterday and .
was bviled to death.
Chicago Dec 14.
Following were the quotations on the boart
of trade to-day: Wheat December, opened
and closed Wjs January, openei and
closed K.r. May. opened VT'iz, closed Mc
Corn December, opened 6tt, closed : 55c;
January, opened closet sf-o; May
oiened and closed Oats- December,
ois.nei &'4C closed B-jii-: January, opened
and closed Sic; May. 01 ened ;t'ic. closed
l'ir D.-ceniUer, opened JS.1, closed
He Is Fitting Himself for Mob Law and
All l'nrif;h teonsneits.
St. Albans, W. Va., Dec, 15 Charles
Hess and Fent Duval, boys of 16, quar
relled at school last Friday and Hess
stabbed Duval fatally. On tbe same day
James Jar vis, a boy, resisted Professor
Eddy, and in a fight cut Eddy four times
with a penknife. At Belmont, near here.
Professor Clarence Singletou was stablied
five times Sunday by one of his pupils
whom he had whipped on Friday. The
professor was frightfully bruised by
kicks. The condition of young Duval
and Professor Eddy is very serious.
MAY FIND THEMSELVES MISTVKEN.
Tke Chilians Seem Inclined to A sab me
Vaparaiko, Dec 15. Judge of Crimea
Foster is said to be preparing his finding
in the case of the Baltimore sailors. No
public statement bas ' been made about it,
but it is reported that it will exculpate
tbe Chilian police, charge the Americans
with having provoked the encounter
through drunkenness, and impo.se nom
inal penalties on a few insignificant Chil
ians arrested in connection with the af
fray. Chilians here assnme in advance
that the result will be satisfactory to the
i nuea states.
A Farchase by tbe Northwestern.
Milwaukee, Dec. 15 It may be stated
lutboritatively that the Chicago and
Northwestern Rail wav com nan has mi e.
L-haited tbe Milwaukee, Lake Shore and
Western railroad. The ufll-ial notice has
not as yet been issued, but probably will
tie today or tomorrow.
nlH January, opened $11.90, closed SlUsHse
May, niened jil.3.. clo-ed tlLS-'J. Lard
January, o;ieaed and closed $6.1J. . ..
Live f tor-fc IMi.M'm BtrlTofawr stuck yarda
ratiecd as fuuou-s: Hogs Market rather
artive cn packing a1(i shipping account;
frelini; rather ea-y, owinir to the liberal sup
ply; prices fjc lower; sajes raiiKt-d at. $2.4 Q
3.t."i puss, ;!.: ii',3 IK) light, ;o.ii3.U0 routth
packing. $3..Yi&3.73 mixed, and $3.6523.90
heavy packing ani FUippiu,- lots.
Cattle Market rath.T active ; on i lo al
account, and a sleadi.'r feclin-T prevatlai:
prices ruled ftftlOe higher ou better qualities;
nuittntitin raiiir! sat fi i; tl lo
to extra sh'pptin; steer. .! eood i'rtt
to choice do, s4.'i"i4.Tt fair to icood. S3.0J t !
(S3.W icuiumou to m- .iuin do, j US.i.0,4.35 bntch- f
' ecrs. $l.srt.&l stokers. SiW.;t3.IO ',-
Texans. y.6 w3 ') ranc r-s S-'.j.) 14 fejd- !
ers. M.Uii3.-' cows, f l.-ii-.7i bulls, and SiJi I '
QX'JTt veal ralves
Sheep Market nther quiet no! prices
uiu-iiauuc'l: quotations ranged at $3
4.M e.-lerus. i:!.4 'at 90 natives, and $.'t.Vii.Si
frounce: Kutter Kaucy separator. 2SKc Der
lb: ihuihT', fancy, frch. SiaiV: iwi kinc.toek.
fr.-h, U.ali. Ktaw r'resli candled. lo?w off.
2 '-4!t!C tier do.: ice hone ftock. ltto.18.ie
Live poultry Old hens, tic per Hi; spring, to
roixters. 4c: mixed turkeys,
ducks, mixed, geese, S-V-titA.xl per doa.
iillocs-llonie c.ro"n. 4I:Th- ji.-r sac&; Wis
consin and .Mieuu;tn, eonim 1 1 io fair. '.Wl-;
KjU to choice, ;St'(.:iSj per hu: svei.'t pot ti-n.
Illinois. f;.isi4.:.i" ,er b il: .itr-cya. $i5
fancy, Jin),, Ap,..es l oiuirion. fiJJiTjl
LA) per bill: g km), ii.'.i i.: u. eu n j tu fanev
'-'. MiliiV, iraiib.rrirt-0.il- 'ot. i'.ltS
8.TII per hbl: $itj, .j.i per lux. Jersoyt, Jo.Ui
Sew York. le,-. 14.
Wheat No. 2 red wiuier eui.u. SljiIiA
1117-v; Deceui!en I.fl;: January. !.'..
February, Sl.t'Ti. Corn -Xo. 2 n.ixed cash.
Klittt-'.-: lk-cvniher. January, otic.
Oau-Oui t: No. 2 mixed cash, tli'a.vi: Jan
nary. 3!'4c. Rye--Weak and flow; whole
raue, tLi - barley- t'nchangetl;
No. 2 Milwaukee, TijtTla. l'ork Moderately
active and i-teady: new mesa. $11). "ill. Lard
Vuicl; January, 6.43; February, M.53.
Livestock: Cattle-Tra iiug verr dull and
steers declined l(c per b4) lbs; poorest to bet
native steers. i3.iW4t3LO0 per 100 lbs; bulls and
dry cows. llJSiS0. tSheep and Lambs
.Market stead -: sheen. 1 5 12,4.7-i ner 101 lh--
lambs. $aA(io.tia, Hogs-Nominally steady:
live bogs S3.S K84.0) per 10U lbs.
- U f
PUREST AND BEST,
.AT LESS. THAN
' TB PRICE OF OTHER BRANDS.
POUNDS H ALV ES.1 ( 4 QUARTERS!)
SOLD IN CANS ONLY,.