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OCK ISLAND JUAILY
RGUi
ROCK ISLAND, TlIUiiSDAY, 3UIICII 10, 1S92.
XL M). 11'.
Single Coplf S Ceota
, Ier Week 12M Vent
fcjersellifig Everybody
on
EVERYTHING.
THE
Money in Your Pocket
By Buying Goods
At This Sale.
ri t. n m u we h Li n a m a rim k v u hu
THE LONDON under the new manage
ment will give you less BLQW and BLUSTER
and BETTER VALUE FOR YOUR MONEY
than heretofore. THE LONDON under
the new management is strictly One Price
and No Deviation.
ILL GOODS POSITIVELY AS ADVERTISED.
Our Mr. M. C. Rice is now in the eastern mar
is buying our Grand Stock for this spring, and we
e win, witnout aouot, snow you tne nnest line 01
lothing and Furnishing Goods ever brought to this
TV 3nr af miror nnrac than Pirpr LrnrMirn r in fVirl-
J J ""VI Lil IV V VX YJ L A X v L111V11 VA 1111 X VA, XXX X VVV1
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We have not near enough-room for our
75,000 STOCK
Of nice new
Spring Clothing and Furnishing Goods
Which will be coming in a very short time,
and we must unload our present stock in
order to get room. We will save you from
25 to 50 per cent on every purchase, loss
not taken into consideration, as we must
move the goods. What is our loss is your gain.
TP 0 E
NDON,
B' SAX. I ROOK ISTjATSTD I M. C RJC.R
i TARIFF ORATORY.
A Wordy Contest Begun on
Free Wool and Such.
THE BATTLE CPE1TED ET M'MLLIIT.
ViiIr lata MrKinlrj-'. Kill With i-or,
ainl Wimls up ith a Krusli Willi Keed
liiiKlcy Lets Loose the lii,t Republi
can it ii and Ik I'ontirtinc au:ty at Ad
journment Pass",, by the Senate f
the 1'itre Inoil Kill llarl.-r Calls mi
Kill ii stand up anil ;- Counted as to
Silver.
Washington, March TO.- -The ih-l,;t:e on
tic free v.ocil bill. etc.. Iwii-jiii yesterday,
McMiil::i civtiinj; f,,r lln- Democrats. It
i hard t,. si-(. how iinythini; cm be gained
by a lout; (ii hriie on this subject, but cam
paign literature must 1ms lml, a.i.l both
parties a:v imed for the oratorical tns!e.
McMillin said that the duty on wool, in
stead of iiK ivasiiijj; iis value to the farmer
had decreased it, and that the thine the
McKinlrv bill had taught the American
people w. , ih .j: ihetariffwasatax. That
law L;al 1:1.1: eriiilly affected our com
merce to its disadvantage, as vre only car
ry, he said, per cent, of our own com
merce in American bottoms.
The 1. lections of 18!0.
He then tackled the elections of 1V.H) as'
follows: Whatever may have been the
(situation before, the American people have
come to know that the tariff is a tax, and
have dealt with those who increase 1 the
tax in the last congress accordingly, by
administering to the authors of the high
rates we now have to pay the greatest re
buke that was ever administered to any
party in this county, turning a Republican
majority into a Democratic majority of al
most three-fourths. lint it is sometimes
aid by the friends of this excessive taxa
tion that the Waterloo visited upon the
Kepublicnn party in l1.'!' was not on ac
count of the tariff bill passed. If not,
what was the cause of it
McMillin Asks Some Ouestions.
'"Will the distinguished gentleman from
Massachusetts Lodge adm-t that it was
a rebuke to him and his followers for pass
ing the f vce biil? A ill the gent leman
from Maine, the ex-speaker of the house,
admit that it was not the tariff, but was
the result of his administration of affairs
here? Will those gentlemen who were
in charge of the appropriations admit that
it was An account of the prodigality of
that congress? These had something to
do with it doubtless, but the greatest fac
tor that entered into the overwhelming
defeat was the tariff law that we are at
tempting to amend."
Another Amendment Needed.
He said thatthe provision allowing those
who were able to go to Kurope to bring
in free of duty quantities of clothes
made abroad should be. amended. A rich
man coulilgo to Europe and bring back
with hiiwrree of duty goods for himself
that if be brought them for some piSir
man would cost that man from i to&i
duty. There should be a limit on the
amount of goods thus admitted free. Ke
curring again to the fsiRt elections he said:
"From Maine to California, from the lakes
to the gulf, people rose almost as one
man. They condemned it in bulk and in
detail. They relegated to private life the
lesders who had conceived it and the fol
lowers who had executed it. An arrogant
majority was converted into an insignifi
cant minority. New England sent a ma
jority of Democrats here; the whole north
sent a majority; the south sent a majority
Some Results of the Voting.
"So overwhelming was the defeat that if
ycu divide the country into two sections,
north and south, and remove every Demo
crat from the south the Democrats from
the north would still be in the majority.
If you remove every Democrat from the
north, those from the south would have a
majority over their opponents. Kank and
file were smitten hip'and thigh, until to
day there are but a handful of those who
favored the bill left on this floor. On the
other hand, among the Democrats who
opposed it, only one in the United States
who was renominated was defeated by the
people."
1'xrhniigcs Retorts nilh Kcctl.
In conclusion McMillin referred to the
peroration of Heed on Monday replying to
Williams of Massachusetts, declaring
that the triumphant march of truth
was exemplified by the ascendancy of the
Democratic party after twenty-five years,
and the relegation of Keed to the floor
where he could only cry and curse.
Keed was not in his seat, but entered the
hall in time to hear the concluding sen
tence. In accounting for his absence, he
said that it was due to the fact that Mc
Millin was speakim:. fljiughter.J
McMillin repl-d that he was glad to an
nounce to the gentleman from Maine that
the Democrat ic party arrived in his city
Portland Tuesday. Laughter).
DINGLEY BEGINS A REPLY.
lie Charges the Democrat with lodging
the Question.
McMillin was frequently applauded, and
when he closed the cheers amounted to an
ovation. After a few moments passed in
obtaining order, Dingley of Maine took
the floor. He said the situation which
confronted the Democratic party as de
scribed by McMillin was significant. They
were divided against themselves. The
party had gone before the people in the
last election and bad made false and
wicked charges against the Republicans.
The people of the country were looking
with anxiety to see what they intended to
do. The policy was not well defined.
Upon looking over the three sporadic bills
reported by the committee on ways and
means, he had endeavored to ascertain the
scope of each and to see exactly what tariff
reform meant as defined by the Democrats
in the house
Indulging in a Deluaiun.
This was the realization of the promise
made In 1890 under which so many Demo
crat were here today. This was the rem
edy for the "-atrocious" McKinley bilL
This was to give relief to the country.
Prosperity was to be restored. This was
the delusion in which the Democratic
party proposed to indulge, and pose before
the people as tariff reformers. There were
also a few other bills which they propovd
to bring in. The present tariff in all its
parts was co-relative and framed in view of
a consistent policy. There was cottia La
the bill's reported wmcn eiiaWc-a nnj one
to judge us to the purposes of the Demo
cratic party on this great question.
Some AUegeil Ineoiisisteneieft.
If free binding tw ine, free wool, and free
cotton-ties weiv sin index of the jKjiicy,
t :tii the Democrats, were free traders.
What a spectacle in these bills. Coltou
ties on the free list and hoop-iron, of whith
cot tou-tics were made, protected at iio per
cent. A new scheme of the Democratic
party had arrived whe completed manu
factured articles were put upon the free
list anil the raw material was taxed. Tl.e
farmer's wool, a complete product as to
him, was on the free list, and manufactur
er's cloth is protected at per cent.
Calls the Kills Absurd and I 11 just.
It was undoubtedly the policy of
the Democratic party to sweep
all production out of the way. This was
t he method they had adopted of cheating
the jieople, but the latter were not fools
and would not lie deceived. The bills a3
reported were absurd, unjust and unwise
in every particular. If the Democrats in
the house believed in the policy of their
party they w ould bring in measures w hich
illustrated its principles. Hut they were
afraid. They, like' the ostrich, were hid
ing in the wild.. If the party acted n
lu.norable ni-jii. they would ask the people
to judge of the two parties next fall on di
rect issues.
Throws Down the Gauntlet.
They dared not go to the people on tha
tariff issue. They dodged the question,
legislation so unjust, so devoid of princi
p'e as that proposed would not meet with
t tie Kppi .iVAl of the jieople. who were not
f i i-. and could distinguish between hon
t'ty and treachery.
i 'ending further remarks by Dingley the
to.iiiniitee rose and the house adjourned.
PADOOCK'S PURE FOOD BILL.
I'rov iiotiH or tlif? Measure as It Passed
the Senate.
Washinc-thx. .March 10. The food adul
t?rr.t;on bill as it passed the senate yester
day has the following provisions: The
establishment of a food section iu theag.
rieuliural department to analyze samples 1
of food ami drugs offered for sale in any!
state or territory other than where
lii.iuulactured.orfrom any foreign country;
makes the introduction of adulterated food
or drugs a misdemeanor punishable by
line or imprisonment; provides for prose
cutions by the United States district attor
neys: deliues adulterated drugs to be those
not of standard purity and quality aud .11
imtations.
What Are Adulterated Articles.?
The definition of adulterated articles U
as follows: Articles mixed with inferior
substances sold with intention to deceive;
those mixed with poisonous ingredients or
colored with intent to deceive; those con
sisting in whole or in part of diseased or
putrid animal or vegetable matter, or any
animal that had died other than by
slaughter. It also provides for the lill
and confiscation of the adulterated articles
themselves as well as the punishment Ly
fine or imprisonment of the vendors.
Senate anil House in Brief.
Washington, March lo. Hale intro
duced a bill in the senate yesterday for an
increase of the navy. Morgan introduced
a bill to reimpose duties on articles entered
at United States ports for transit to Can
ada. Hills were reported: to reduce the
number of copies of eulogies of dead sena
tors to 8,000 from 12,000; to loan flags to
the (J. A. K. encampment.. The pure food
bill was passed, and the remainder of the
day was devoted to executive session.
In the house Newberry introduced a bill
for a new postoffice at Chicago. Some bills
of little interests were passed, and then in
committee of the whole the free wool bill
was taken up. McMillin spoke in it?
favor aud Dingley replied.
Call on Hill to Come Out.
Washington', March '.0. Representative
Harter has addressed a letter to Senator
Hill asking him to let him know how he
stands on the DIand Bill. Harter says that
Hill's public utterances arenot sufficiently
plain for him to understand, and as Hill is
a candidate for president the people are
entitled to know just where he stauds on
that important question. Harder asks
that the senator state his view-, "briefly,
clearly, distinctly and unmistakably."
Condition of Secretary Rlaine.
Washington, March 10. Secretary
Blaine was better yesterday. His fever
had entirely disappeared, and he was less
restless. By direction of his physician no
visitors are permitted to see him, and he
has not during all the Behring sea corre
spondence o' the past few days been even
advised that it had assumed the acute
phase. His friends hope that with abso
lute rest Mr. lliaine may be able to resume
his official duties next week.
Senl lo Look for CantawaTft.
Washington, March 10. The secretary of
the navy has ordered the United States
steamship Boston, which arrived in Pana
ma Tuesday to proceed to the island
of Socorro, a'oout 1,000 miles west of Pana
ma and search for the crew of the Ameri
can brig 'Tahiti'' which Was wrecked in
that vicinity about four months ago. The
crew is supposed to be on the island of
tjocorro.
Springer Still Very Sick.
Washington, March 10. Representa
tives Springer, Holman and Mills are re
ported to be improved, and it is expected
that Representatives Holman and Mills
will tie able to resume their official duties
in a few days. Springer, while his condi
tion, is greatly improved, is still a very sick
man.
Terrible Fall to Irath.
Mem rii is, March 10. Anton Segergin, a
Swede whose home is in St. Louis, met a
terrible death yesterday by falling from
the bridge across the Mississippi. He was
knocked from the bridge aud fell seventy-five
feet, his head striking the side
of a barge, while Lis feet struck a tug. He
then sank into the water. A his dead body
arose to the surface it waa lis bed out.
Itobating Sunday l'l Ir Closing.
ALBA NT, March 10. The resolution call
ing on congress to close the Chicago
World's fair Sunday, failing in which the
New York exhibit suo:;ld be closed on that
day, was debatd in the senate yesterday,
some taking the ground that this was
the proper step for a Christian nation to
take, while o.hers held that it was nnjust
to those who hi.il no religious scruples on
the subject.
- Tied to His lied hy It 11 rg tars.
Xkwakk, X. J., March 10. Burglars
entered the house of Henry Canfield, near'
this place, u Sunday night and ransacked
the house, after having tied the old man
hand and foot to the bed. Tim burglars
went through the house, but only secured
a little over d0 in money. T1m-1i they left,
refusing to release the old man from his
bonds. A milkman who. calls at thu
house every morning broko o;ien the door
in the morning and iound the man more
dead than alive. It is feared that the
shock caused by tli fright mav prove
fatal.
Victims or the Iterlin IWots.
Berlin-, March 10. The reports of the
city hospital for last week show that sixty
men were seriously injured during the re
cent riots. Six of the injured rioters
have died already, four from fracture of
the skull inflicted by broadside blows from
policemen's swords, and two from com
plete exhaust ion caused by loss of blood
from sword cuts in the necks and arms
The publication of these reports causjd
much hitter comment by the Berlin press
upon recklessness of the police.
His WiTe Objected to Politics.
Foi:t Dooge, la., March 10. Aldertuan
eleet August I.i::dhol has gained an office
but lost his w ife. While he was working
at the polls Mrs. I.iudhol quietly packed
up her household goods, and taking her
children with her left home, announcing
that she would not return. In the even
ing Mr. Lindhol came homo an alderman
and found himself w ll, less and childless.
Mrs. L.indbol objected to her husband go
ing into politics,
LIVE STOCK AND PRODUCE MARKETS.
Chicago.
Chicago. Jlarch 9.
Following were the quotations on the
board of trale t'-lav: Whyat Marco,
orenjd hTe. closed sTJ-r; Hay. opened
SiV, closed S:1!: July, iiened sSc, cl-jsed
SHhc Corn March, opeuod 4!!ac, closej
iiy-". May. ineii and closed Juno
opened and clo-el 4!!v". tati May, opened
and closed 30e; June, opened anil
closed 2-h': I'ora March, opened JlO.STMi,
closed sll.'m; May. opened fll.al,
closed f 11. ITU.. Lard ll.ireli, opened aud
closed Sti.oTis.
Live Stix;s: Prices t the Cnion Stock yards
today ratine! as follows: Hoirs Market
moderately active and o i74 10 lower;
sales ranged at J.'i.s pi-s, $l.tOJj4.S5
liht. J1.4ii4.V, roiitfii lacking, 1.5oJt49D
mixed, and Sl.tViJr 4.!Arfiuavy narking and sliip
1 iliB lots.
Cattle Market tlow snl csu-y an J prices E0i
lower; quotations ranged at $4.&&5-4)
choice to extra shipping steers, $4.1Va4.Hl
good to choice do. $j.7ojt4.2 fair to good, $3.31
f:3.7l coniMiin to medium do, SS.lQa.T.fM
butchers" suvr., S2.:i33.15 stackers, $-.75 '
S.m Texas steers. SiUi'di&ai feeders. Sl.(Vjti
3 tj0ciws, S1.7j!tJi.7j bulls and iiuo JO. jo veal
calves. ,
8heep-Market moderately active and prices
steady: quotation range! at 4.7i&5.75
western, J4.25-.vj8.HJ natives nd S5.Jog6.8ll '
lanibs.
Prodnc-c: feuttwf Fancy separator. 28j; fine ;
creameries, 3U27c: dairias, fancy, fresh, SljJ '
Sic; packiui; stock, fresh, 14 15c. Eggs j
Fresh candled kiss off, 12c per dozen. Dressed -poultry
Spring chickens, fair, good, ftilc
per lb; faucy, 12fic; roosters. c; ducks, 1314c; !
geese, V&llr; turkeys, choice, 14c; fair to 1
good. lSiaiaUjc. l'otatoes Hetirons, 2ft&3ac
perbu.; BurUanks. 31&3ic; Kosp, au38o for !
seed; Peerless. 'M(-i'-S!c fur seed; common to j
poor mixed lots, 2orjije; sweet potatoes, Illi- J
cois, $ l.VlStX 1 per brL Apples Common, '
$1.50 per brl; good, Sl.TiaiOl; fancy, ViOJS i
4
New York.
Xtw Yokk, March ft.
Wheat No. 2 red winter cash, ?L0o;
March, l.t'l-: April, Jl.Ull; May, $1.0014
Corn Strong; Xo. S mixed cash, Sue;
March 48V-. Oats Dull; No. 2 mixed cash.
30c.: May. Rye Dull; HS3.99. Barley !
Dull, i'ork Vuiet: mess, (9.75 10.511 for
new. Lard -Quiet; May Jo.77; July, $639.
Live Stock: Cattle Market Active for all
grades at an advance of Wc per 1U bs. I'oor-;
st to best Lative steers $lj.$4.9J per 100 lb., 1
bulls and cows $1.8 t-heep and lambs j
Sheep firm; lambs dull and weak : sheep Jo.&'xi ,
$6. 75 per 10) lbs: lambs $0.50 $7.50, Hogs J
Nominally steady; live hogs, St.9u(3JO par
hAlba. j.
The Loral markets.
Office Kock Island Dailt Ann Wkkit AFors"
Kock Island, lit., March. 10, 1893
6 RAIN, ITC.
Wheat-RSI?. 90c.
Corn xseyac.
Cits- LUg-'jic. 3
Bran -KScpcrcwt,
Sbipe'nfl $1.00 per cwt. y
Hay TimotbT.Jl050(ail 50;iirairie, 8213;clovet
SSIO; baled, $11 50. !
- raoDcca. '.
Bntter Talr to choice, S4c; creamery, 2a(J30
Eus Frefh.2-.ic; packed SOc. 1
Poultry Chicken, 10&12i; tnrkey, 12Vc
ducks, l-'lic: geese, 10c. 1
rartT asd tioitables. ,j
Apples-f i.ag2 73 per bbl. !,
Pi.tatoee 80c. 1;
Onions SPatftc.
Turnips 15a 50c.
LIVE stock. H
Cattle Butchers pay lor ccm fed steer,1
84sa4Hc; cow and ticifci, i3V4c; calr es
3T4i4c ,
HOL'-4l4C.
fcbeep i.idJie . I
mm
(r&aaOfAll
PACKAQECOFfEES
ABLATES 6 CO.
INDIANAPOLIS, IND .

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