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tion and thoroughly proved his reliability.
Consultation costs nothing,
CHARLES LINCOLN SMITH-
Of Chicago, Professor of Optics and
Defects of Visions of the Eye
If you are interested in the condition
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any of the other special senses. He gives
attention t "errors of refraction." Most
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so if you have blurring, dizziness, neu
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eye, iLtldnimation, granulations, winking.
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train leaving Rack Island at 2:55 p. m.,
and which will arrive at Springfield at 10
p. m ; returning, on April 8 a special
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connecting with our train leaving Beards-
town at 12.45 a. m., arriving at K cU
Island at 6:40 a. m.
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Assisted Railways Must Obey
Uncle Sam's Laws.
JUDGE BREWER'S WEIGHTY OPINION
A Decision that the Western Union Can
not Operate the Telegraph Lines or the
1'nion Pacific, Regardless or the Advan
tages or the Arrangement Senator
Stanford Seems to Advocate the Gold
Standard A Speech In Favor or a Mone
tary Measure or Value Silver Men Still
at Work and Hopeful.
"VNfAsiiiXGTON', March 31. The contract
between the Union Pacific Railroad com
pany mid t he Western Union Telegraph
lompnny by which the latter conducts the
commercial telegraph business on the
former's lines, must be set aside, if a
decision rendered yesterday by Justice
Brewer, of the supreme court, stands as
the law. The case was begun in the circuit
court for Nebraska, by the title of the
United States vs. the Western Union and
Union 1'nei.ic companies under the pro
visions of the act of the Fiftieth congress,
known us the "Anderson law." By that
law railroad and telegraph companies
which had been assisted iu any way by
the United States were prohibited from
leasing the lines to any outside company.
W anted the Contract Annulled.
The object of the suit was to annul the
contract between the companies by which,
as claimed, the telegraphic franchises
granted to the railroad company have
been improperly transferred to the tele
graph company, and also to compel the
discharge by the former company of all the
telegraphic obligations imposed by its
charter and the various acts of congress.
The hinge of the case is this contract and
the primary question is as to its validity.
Justice Brewer discusses the question at
issue at great length, in connection with
the history of the corporations involved,
and litigation in which they have figured
in previous years.
Practical Workings Don't Count.
In summing up, the justice says: "It is
insisted that the practical working of this
contract is pecuniarily beneficial to the
railway company, and also that the public
interests are iti fact subserved by placing
the commercial telegraphic business along
this road in the hands of that corporation
which practically controls the telegraphic
ousmess oi me country. Assuming that
both these contentions are sustainable,
and I am inclined to lielieve that they are,
yet I am constrained to hold that though
established, they constitute no defense to
the demand of the government.
A Higher Interest Involved.
Take the first, and assume that the tes
timony establishes beyond question that
the contract is pecuniarily lieneficial to the
railway company; that it earns more
money by its continuance than it would
by conducting through its own employes
the commercial telegraphic business; and
yet may a court, by reason of this fact, de
cline to enforce the plain mandate of the
government which created this corpora
tion and gave it its power f The govern
ment is, it is true, pecuniarily interested as
second mortgagee, but a higher interest is
that the administration of its franchises
should redound to the general welfare,
and not merely to the pecuniary interest of
its guarantee, or even of i;lf.
Itollars Not Always the Test.
"The dollar is not always the test of the
real interest. It may properly be sacrificed
if anything of higher value lie theacby at
tained. But whether the dollar be gained
or lost, is not in a matter of this kind a
question for the courts? I may only inquire
whether it is within the power of congress
and whether its enforcement infringes any
vested right of the defendants. That its
enforcement may mean loss to cither cor
poral ion and loss to the government does
not determine the power of congress or al
solve the courts from the duty of enforcing
THE PEOPLE DO THE GOVERNING.
Courts Mast not Thwart Their Constitu
tionally Kxpressed Will.
"And so v. ;'ii the other question. It
may be true, as contended; and, not dis
turbed by the common hue and cry about
monopoly, I am disposed to believe that it
is true; that the real interests of the public
are subserved by the consolidation of the
various transportation systems; and that
the putting into the hands and uuder the
control of one corporation the telegraphic
business of the country would secure to
the public cheaper and better service. But
like the ot her this is no question for the
court. This is a government of the peo
ple. They express their will through
legislative action. It would disarrange
our.'system of government, and would bo
freighted with peril, if the courts attempt
ed to interpose their opinions upon matters
of policy, to stay or thwart such constitu
tionally exercised judgment.
Nothing to Do with Policy.
"It is enough for the courts to protect and
enforce rights without entering into the
question of policy. So, conceding in re
spect to these matters all that is claimed
by counsel for defendants to be true, I am
of the opinion that they present no mat
ters into which the court is at liberty to
inquire, or which in any manner tends to
prevent the enforcement of the declared
will of congress in the act of ISSj."
The Contract Set Aside.
After affirming the right of the govern
ment to maintain the bill and upholding
the jurisdiction of the court, Justice
Brewer says in conclusion: "A decree will
therefore be euiered in favor of the com
plainant, setting aside the contract of 1881,
and putting an end to the relations created
by and subsisting under the contract
between the two defendants; and
with it a mandatory injunction
upon the railway company to
hereafter, by its own agents and employes
and not through the instrumentality of
the Western Union company, exercise all
the duties created by the telegraphic fran
chise of the acts of lsea and lbtH."
The Froeeedings In Congress.
Washington, March 3L The swearing
in of Mills of Texas as a senator and
Stanford's speech in favor of establishing
a fixed unit of value and making what
ever the government chooses to declare a
representative of that unit of value a legal
tender for all debts public and orivato
Were followed by a protracted aeoate on
the house provision in the Indian appro
priation bill transferring the Iudian
agencies to army officers. Without final
action on this provision the senate ad
The house continued the debate on the
free wool bill, holding a night session.
The following gentlemen spoke in favor of
the bill: Butler of Iowa, Lawson, Everett
at Georgia, Layton of Ohio, Crosby of
Massachusetts, Grady of North Carolina,
McClelland of Indian, Pearson of Ohio,
and Miller of Wisconsin. It was opposed
by J. D. Taylor of Ohio and C. W. Stone.
STANFORD'S MONETARY STANDARD.
The California Senator Advocates Gold
Washington', March 31. Stanford made1
a speech in the senate yesterday in ad
vocacy of his bill to provide a standard to
measure the value of the dollar. He said:
"When the government by virtue of iti
power to coin money declares what shall
be t he value of each dollar, measured by a
commodity that has a very uniform valus
all over the world, it has determined the
real value of a dollar. Of course, as its
value is to be determined by a commodity,
the value of which may fluctuate, we can
never have the same exactitude in the
measure of the dollar that we can in the
yardstick as a measure of length, but gold
seems to be the most stable commodity
Anown to the civilized world, and as such
makes the best standard of measurement
Urst Issue of Paper Money. -Furt
l.er discussing the question, he said:
"During the war of the rebellion the gov
ernment issued many millions of paper
money. The first issue of $00,0(10,000 was
good for all debts, public and private.
This did not depreciate at all, and was as
good as or preferable to coin, while othet
money, not so receivable, became very
much depreciated." Iu conclusion he said:
"Objections to paper money have been
made because of the misfortunes that have
sometimes overtaken its use, but I think
such comparisons unworthy of considera
tion because the credit of the government
is like the credit of individuals one may
be perfectly good, the other worthless. The
credit of our government is beyond all
question, and since money is the creature
of the law a perfect government credit is
better than any substance for money, and
the credit of our country will never suffer
if used only upon a full consideration."
STANLEY'S OPINION OF GARZA.
A Young Man Who Had Too High an
Opinion of Himself.
Washington, March 31. Brigadier Gen
eral I). S. Stanley, commander of the de
partment of Texas, is in the city for a few
days, lie has been interviewed regarding
the recent revolutionary movement in
Mexico under Garza, whom he character
izes as "a conceited, but brave revolution
ist " Continuing he said: "Garza really
thought he might succeed in getting con
trol of the Mexicau government. Other
men had, with a small followiug, suc
ceeded, ami why not. he? He was ambi
tious and brave. It has been stated that
Garza was a coward. This is a mistake.
His mettle has been tried several times.
Diaz has been a revolutionist himself and
knew how to deal with such fellows. He
was not alarmed.
Hiding l'lac e of the Haider.
"Garza is in hiding near I'alito lilauco,
the home of his father-in-law. This por
tion of Texas is very sparsely settled and
covered with chapparal and cactus. The
chapparalis alow undergrowth, but the
cact us is often ten feet high. It is a wil
derness, and it is impossible for a man
secreted in this wilderness to lie found.
Gonzales, his father-in-law, furnished the
money to back his ambitious relative, and
I think it will wreck his fortune before
begets through with the business. A3
long as Garza remains where he is I don't
think he can be captured. The chapparal
and cactus I spoke of are so dense that it
is impossible to get through with one of
our big cavalry horses without dismount
ing and leading your horse."
Our Counsel Before the Arhitrators.
Washington, March 31. Revival of the
report that ex-Senator Spooner, of Wiscon
sin, and Dr. I'helps, of Vermont, minister
to Great Britain under the Cleveland ad
ministration, would be appointed to repre
sent the United States on the Behriug sea
tribunal of arbitration, is meeting with
considerable credence here. Dr. I'helps as
an eastern Democrat aud Senator Spooner
as a western Republican are both familiar
with the matter under consideration and
thoroughly versed in constitutional law.
The selection of these geatlemen as arbi
trators would meet with general approval
among public men in this city.
Mills ltecomes a Senator.
Washington, March SI. Representa
tive Roger Q. Mills celebrated his 60th
birthday yesterday by becoming Senator
Roger Q. Mills. The ceremony of his as
sumption of the toga was more interest
ing than such affairs usually are by rea
son of the presence of about fifty of Lis
colleagues in the house who came over
from that hotly to see him take the oath.
After signing the oath Senator Mills went
to the rear of the chamber where he re
ceived an ovation from the members of
the house present, and the senate pro
ceeded with its routine work.
Working on the Silver BUI.
Washington, March 31. The silver bill
is not dead, if the efforts being made by
the free coinage men to rexive it be taken
as an indication. Several petitions have
been circulated among the Democratic
members aud the free coinage men are
leaving nothing undone to secure definite
action on the bill. It is reported that the
petitions to the rules committee to bring in
a "cloture" rule contain 100 signatures.
National Bank Notes.
Washington, March 3t. The Farmers'
and Merchants' National Bank of Rock
wall, Tex., capital $50,000, was yesterday
authorized to begin business. The cor
porate existence of the Stone River Na
tional Bank of Murfreesboro, Teun., was
extended to May 1. l'.tli
To Repeal the Mail Subsidy.
Washington, March St. Enloe yester
day submitted to the house his report on
the bill favorably reported from the com
mittee on postoffioes and post roads for
the repeal of the mail subsidy act of
March 8, 1891.
THE RELIGIOUS IMPOSTER.
Is Growinc Verv Nitm.rn..,
Sometimes Gets Into Trouble.
Detroit, March 30. Michael K. Mills,
prince of the New and Latter House of
Israel, arrested on
complaint of his wife
for adultery with sev
eral of the sisters of
the community, was
arraigned in the po
lice court yesterday
on three charges. On
that of adulterv with ,(!!!:!
Lizzie Courts he
pleaded net guilty,
and was bound over
for examination with
(500 bail; for seducing
and cohabiting with
Bernioe Bechel. under
16 years of aee. he en- vr.isrv uiraitr
tered a similar plea. Bail in this case was
set at $1,000. For lewd and lacivious co
habitation, both 'he and Lizzie Courts
pleaded not guilty on a joint charge. Both
were bound over for examination with bail
at f-JOO. The prince and his female part
ner were remanded nendimr th nmrnrfni,
The Kigul-llour Day Bill.
Washington, March 31. The house
committee on labor yesterday further dis
cussed the bill introduced by O'Xeill of
Missouri, constituting eight hours a day'a
work for laborers, workmen and mechan
ics employed on behalf of the govern
ment, or by contractors doing work for
the government. The discussion devel
oped a sentiment in opposition to making
the law apply to persons who take govern
During the war Mrs. Mary Wilson, of
Ozark, Ark., buried a jar containing $3,
ono in gold. Xot long ago Milledge Whit
lock found the treasure while plowing;
now the Wilson heirs have sued him for
LIVE STOCK AND PRODUCE MARKETS.
I'mcAOO. March 80.
Follows were the quotations on the board of
trado today: Wheat No. 2 March, opened!
7H4C closeJ TS-tgc; May, oined 8Uc, closed
T'.'c; July, opened WVic, closed 7itz. Corn
March, openud yy?.c closed 3S-?jc; May, opened
404C ilosed tittle; June, opened 3p43, closed
oSUjc. Oats May, opened S'Jsc, closed Stc;
June, opened , clos.d 2Sc; July. -
ojiened -J'-jc, closed 27c Pork ,
March, optima $10 25: close! S10.03; May, '
opened S.UmIs: cltwvd SM.lT.u;.; July, opened
f Mi.55, close .1 10 3."h Lard Marh, opened.,
(ti 25, closed (u. 15.
Live stock -Tries at the Uui in Stock yards
today rantred as follows: Hogs Market
moderately active and pri e 5c lower, sales
ranged $4.1t(a.4.W pigs, $4.65&i.90 light,
S4.2U31.45 rouuh packing. f4.50a,4.3 mixed,
Sl.i' J4.D0 heavy packing and shipping lots. - l
Cattle Market a -tive and prices steady;
quotations rauge.1 at t4.6ig.0.i choice to
extra shipping steers. $ L s XjV 4." pood to choice
do. f-j.iri&i.Ci lair to good. SJ.llUjt3.50 common
to medium do, $:l.ti0(rj 3.8 1 butchers' steers, $100
ft. V.J stocken. S2.75fti3.8U Texas steers. Saiuffi
a.(i feeders. S1.50&3 4tt cows, $1.75a60 bulls'
and S2.tH'4i 5.2j veal calves.
Sheep Market moderately active and prices '
firm; quotations ranged at S5S.6..'B west
erns, S4 75a8.2i natives, and $5.50&,b5
Produce-Butter, faacy separator, S8o per
lb; fine creameries, 20827c; dariea, fancy
fresh, Sli&Sic; packing stock, fresh, llfjlic.
Kbrs Fresh caudled, lo off, 13c per dos.
DresseJ jwultry-Spring chitkeus, ll,4312o
per lb; roosters. 6c; ducks, 1:13.14c: etwee, 7'
lie; tu keys, young to ma, 12t4ai3e; fancy;,
beus, 14irc; old gobblers. 9!&lUc. Potatoes
Hebrons, 2S5,aK: per bu: Burbanks, atKaJlc;
Eos , ait35c for reed: Peerless, 253.2So for
til; common to poor mixed lots, 3W&&o;
Early Uhioj, 4 .6J.VK;. weet potato. Illinois.'
$1.5ujj,2.25 per bbL Apples Common, S 1-754
S.Uiper bbl; tood, Jiuu&ASj; fancy, ti35
New York, March SO.
Yln-at No. 2 red winter cah, W4r.-;
March. lTMc; May, 92c. Corn No. S mixed
cash, 50c: April, Dc; May, Oats
htroug; N04 S mixed cash, 3rc; May, 84"c.
Kye yuiet and steady: Mift&Mi for car lots.
Barley-Steady; No. S Milwaukee, 68c Pork
fct?ady: old mess, S.ScJ&lu.uu Lard Steady:
May. $6.57; July. S6.67.
The Loral Market.
Office Hock It-lnnd Dii.t akt Weeklt Ahocs I
Hock Island, IU., March. 31, lbK
OR IX, ETC.
Corn aaaa-rc "
)at a&30c. t
Bran -fTc per cwt.
ShlpeMiff 81.00 per cwt.
11 a v Timot bv.SHt 5IK&11 50 :nrair!c, saiS ;clovet
St10; baled.810 50.
Ilntter r"sfrto choice, 45c; creamery,
Kr r"refc. 12'c; parkrd. 10c.
Poultry chickens. IVQU'A ; turkeys, 12)0
dutk. l-'Vic: peee, 10c.
PRI'lT 1MI VEGETABLES. )
Apples 8.2j(j$2.75 per bbl.
Cttlc Butchers pay lor corn fed steers.
aSC?.4'4c; cows aud neifei, 33c: calv ee
V 1 yi'v
ABATES 6 CO,