Alton Daily Telegraph (Newspaper) - December 8, 1890, Alton, Illinois ' : 'Bt V , I • 1 BAILY TELEGRAPH. VOLUME ALTOV ITT if/WTI I A lr .....____________ iinu im bunts! 155 THE LATEST CRAZE: T1DDLEDY WINKS. I A n Ii ta? A — * —a - V (A new and Interesting annot*’) THE POPULAR G ‘ME: HALMA. R. Q. Dun & Co. Report Trade Very Heavy. SPECULATIVE MARKETS ARE HIGHER. Co* ba Poaaaaaaa remarkably fascination happy, play “HALMA." for TOUNG and old. (If you would (Bp ta* amber et "Ua'tna. It is equally interesting to children aa well to play in three minutes. aa adults and is learned lbs great Military (>ame—Should be in every family, •ar* We also carry in stock the ever popular Parches!), Progressive Angling, Table Croquet, Ring Toss, Improved Bagatelle, aud a variety of other interesting and pleasing Board Games. Puzzles! Puzzles! Puzzles! The LAT KST, The HEST, The MOST PUZZLING I ‘Tbs famous “GYPSY PUZZLE!” without doubt the most lo-teresting and Fascinating Puzzle yet introduced Nothing like it. Must be seen and tried to be appreciated. Only 15c. BERK S ANOTHER, THE POCKET DERBY, fascinating and exciting A new Race Game for TOUNG and OLO, Gams of chance. Only 10c. CHAS. J. DEGENHART, DEALER IX Stationery, Picture Frames, Fancy Goods, Toys. IQI and 103, cor. Third and Piasa sts. Alton FOR HARD TIMES. A Ae BOX COUGH DROPS. 1^0 BOTTLE OOUUH SYRUP. 10c BOX FACE POWDER. 10c BOTTLE COLOGNE. 10c PACKAGE SEIDLITZ POWDER. 10c BOX GOOD LIVRE PILLS. 10o BOX GOOD 8ALVK. AT MARSH'S DRUG STORE ALTON AND UPPER ALTON, ITS NO SECRET. That our 8TOCK la the MOST COMPLETE ever drought to Alton. Wa can show you Something New as often as you call la: CARPETS: Tapestry, Body Brussels Ingrain, Art Squares, Rag or Hemp HNT CTJRTAI1VS: Dado or Plain, Lace or Portier. TTM HXTCSrS: Fur Moquette, Smyrna A Oriental. Linoleums, Oil Cloths, Wire and Cocoa Mats. merriel Transactions Ar* Aff,, ft rd to * limited Kl trill By th* Stringency of Non,|~r Wr AdiMf*, HrIng Mod* by ♦ hr ftanka—An liimuod MotMimt of Trodae*— Hopeful fooling In tho Woolen Manufacturing Trade — A Week'. Failures. NZW Yon it, Dec. g-R. q Dun A qs/s weekly review of trad* uys: Tbs stringency in commercial loans, noticed I ext week im the chief chum of the present disturbance, is almost the only remaining duo* of trade hesitation. In domestic nTaint there has been a distinct improve went in the disposition of banks and money lenders to give necessary support to legitimate busine**, curtailing speculative advances aa far as possible. But the Volatile of trade is surprisingly heavy, as cieunng house exchanges prove. Railroad earnings and the returns from many ©entre* of trade are larger than ever be fore at this season, With time and a spirit of mutual helpfulness th# legitimate bitumens of the country should soon recover iu normal state of health A Favorable Kffert. Very numermin and full reports from other cities this week show that the cheap mw* of cotton at the eouth and the delay of winter weather at the north hart somewhat reduced the tranaactioua aud caused more tardiness in collections than heretofore, but colder weather and the sp preach of the holiday season already bego to have a favorable effect at many pointe Thu* at St. Louis trade la im proved in all seasonable lines; It is excel lent at Baltimore, and better at Detroit and Boston. At most southern points the s < iwer movement of cotton, on account of lo v prices, Is named as the principal cause of delay in collections. Thus, at Dallas while money Is tight banks have mad* advances and arr urging shipments, and within a radius of IOO miles there ere said to is- 18,DUO,OOO to $10,000,000 w aith of cot Urn to he forwarded. Tbs I aselline «,r Hanks Hanks are generally taking care of their oust omen aa far aa they are able, and the movement of sugar at New Orleans is large at good prices. While a conserve tire feeling appears, And money Is generally in sharp demand, there is noted greater ease att I ne in natl, and one or two other points, and at Chicago necessary advances for legitimate bust new are made to the es elusion of long drawn out or specular! vc demands, the country trade is healthy .and no fears for the future ars expressed At Bouton there is a better feeling. Providence notes a quiet trade. At Hartford hanks take tare of their customers whose ared* ars large, manufacturing having greatly im reared. At Mew Haven money U comparatively easy, though some bouses Aud collections harder than for ten years Philadelphia report# some activity 111 holiday trade*, though ibm grocer? trad** L only fair. Wool is extremely dull, and tea and coffee are Oat. The Movement af Predwee, A bout to,OOO,(XX) clearing-house certlfl-oate* are out, and banks are discounting custom house paper liberally. . The move meat of produce at Chicago shows an increase over last year of one-half in oats, dressed beef, and lair ley, some increase lb lard, cheese and hides, and a in wheat, flour, oorn, cured meats and wooL In general the volume of trade throughout the country ha* lawn so heavy that with the advance of TM per cent In p riots since a year ago. larger mu poll re of money are absorbed. The speculative markets for product* are relatively high already, wheat having advanced a shade for the week, and corn no less than 11 a cents oil I cent, and p>rk to cents per Is r ret’ t hough lard and hogs are a shade lower, and cotton and coffee unchanged Hat Pew La bar Trouble#. There Is no especial change noted la the great industries though pig-iron is rather ickier rn tone Demand* for finished qgjbxluru of iron and steel are still large, ^Though distinctly leas than a month ago, and rails are weak, with scanty re Hi Tile woolen rn til ll fart lire trade is more hopeful ami confident than at this tim* a year ago. but manufacturere are moving with 1 caution. labor troubles are very few, and the industry of the country is remarkably well employed at fair wag,* The I business failures occurring throughout I the country during the last arveu days auntlier *12, a* compared with a total of **« last week For the correepuodlug week of lest year the figures were BM. OTHER BUSINESS NOTE8 Railroads Curtailing Their Ordere-Or-den Ast Steel Ralls Caaeslled. Washington Citt, Dec A—A prominent railroad official now hers Mid that un U sa there was a change for the better la the financial situation during the next six weeks the em barr ajutment now existing in railroad circle* might extend to all other bran. hr* of the bn si area Railroads for the moment are curtailing their order* and in many cares canceling them. Two wg* manufactories in Pennsylvania which recently shut down, throwing I,IBB men out of employment, did so bscause Telegraphic New* Note* Peculiar Interest. COAL. TWO VEN WHO YEARN FOR GORE. The Trouble* of Kdllor Greer and Mtate Nenalor Urn wa Experted to Culminate In m Duel a “J ar Ii the Hugger" at Cedar Rapids, lew*—A Case af digamy at Qslsey, Ilia - Death af aa Agad t •tenement Lady. GUTE EXE, O. Tm Dec. A—It ie settled The Famous Gillespie Soft COAL delivered at live minutes notice In any ot the city. Itll IHM to a Clear Gray Ash, no Clink em or Cinders. Best Soft Coal In West. the their prim ipal orders fur steel rail* fur tbs J*,*** 4,11,1 Castor Brown and Frank year had liven arbitrarily canceled by rail 7**!*’ *| ltc,r ** The Capital, will fight roads contracting for them As one of the managers said "We could not afford to sue throe road* on their contracts, because we never could hope to do any more bual ness with them if we did, and as our trade depend* entirely upon their custom we could do nothing but shut down." duel The authorities ars watching the two men, hut it i* clearly understood that all preliminaries have bren arranged, and that Editor Thompson of The News will second the senator lf J. H. Church, pre*! lieut of tile city council, will act for Greer. I he trou !<le arrow* cult til* # tim minewai HARD COAL In Financially l.mh*rr*M*d. New YOB*, Dec 4~It has coms to light that ( buries 8. Higgins A Co., the sxten-sive soap manufacturere of Brooklyn, have hern financially embarrassed for tome time treasure of the tightness of the money market; that for Hie pant week tiiey have been unable to meet their obi! gallon* and com [wiled to stop payment on the notre, and that aa a wayout of the difficulty the firm had breu diaeolrad and a new stork comjiany, to be known a* the Charles 8. Higgins company, has been organised, in which several of the principal creditors of the finn are mem bere and will take an art I re interest. trouble grows out of the quarrel tbs two men indulged in in the Oklahoma Tuesday, which grew out of a publication in Tbt Capital, which .senator Drown says reflected upon him. There Is great excitement about the botels bere aud there la no doubt felt but that the duel will surely conic off. It to said that grounds hart Iren * lotted by the aet mids just south of the city all Hi zen, I louvered at Lowest Market Prices* Quality Unsurpassed, A Big Faller# In New orleans. New Oui.*axs. Dec. 4-Th* cotton boner of \ & A. Meyer has suspended with liabilities aggregating *2,500,000 and areata *8,000.000. This is the third largest ontton house in the country, aud wm supposed to be one of the wealthiest They will ask for an extension, and say they will pay dollar for dollar. Th* recent financial panic, the slowness of collection*, and a decline in price of cotton, each hail im share in the result Nato rat Ga* Giving Oat. UfTCB 8 A Mf) tut, (Milo. Der. A-The md ural gas supply in this city ha* failed. The wells are located in Hancock county, the greater! gas county In th* state, alai the failure indicates (hat tbs supply there to surely giving out. Made a* Aulgaeseat. Nxw YOH*. Dec, A-Edward H. Ammi-dowri. tbs dry good* merchant of M and •0 w orth st md, has made an mwn* mjutnit te Albert M. Smith, of Orange, N Arrested tor Bigamy. Quincy, 111*., ( D*r. I.-Georg# Quaigg and Irwin Wright and wife were amated here Friday for bigamy. Mrs. Wright wa* Quaigg « fourth wife and abe toft bim re retitle at Hannibal, Mo., and came to this city to marry Wright, who to the woman’s fourth husband Mrs Wright, who to rn jews old, is a niece of Col Mushy, the I fatuous Virginia guerrilla. Her second * husband wa* named Ruder, and the same man who some years ago shut a Bt. Louis pohoemsn named Kau.- to avoid arere! Mrs wright about that rime received pi,- I GOU from her guerrilla uarto and >n>ed all of it in BAYini Ku*U*r fruit* IU twmtfti tlary. BUT NOW, BEFORE THE BIG ADVANCE. Dorsey & Mann 310 Belle street. TELEPHONE 84 ANI) 31. A Uaa Francisco Foliar*. Fbancmco. Dec. A-The failure of the Hull A Grain Implement ooiupiRv Las * announced liabilities, FT* ann mum, PATRONS OF INDUSTRY. The Meeting et Greenville, Mick.—Talk with th* a*rr*tory. GBZKNVILLE, Midi . Dec. 4-Th* state executive board of the Patrons of Industry has been in session here tiro days. Hee re tory John Taylor said: "I am not th* proper person to tell you all th* burin, trammeled, but can give you some of It. VV e have organised and incorporated a patron company with a capital stock of •IOU,OOO. to bt called th* Patron* Com mer mal Union of Michigan The share* at •ret are ftft tach, but they will afterward Ie ted need a. ll per share. Our office will Ie at lansing, with branch office# st dim* re ut pointe. It to virtually a purchasing agency fur our people all over the state. We pro pm* to benefit our people by purr haring goods of ail kinds at lower rate* We ex peel to hear a bigger howl go up from the manufacturer* and jobbers than ws did lam spring when ws filet inaugurated this »>»t*in, but we don’t propose to pay SISO for an article that to only worth lion " Karthgoak* la Misauart. Dun wood, Mo., Dec. For revere! week* [Mist ex pl uai cm* have bren heard •Bd their force felt la this vicinity like heavy bleating They have been growl#! tender and more violent each day. Fridsy morning two distinct shock* of earthquake were felr between if and fcl« o clock At 8 oclock a third and very violent shock wa* tell. Houses were shaken. aud th* »way . their dwellings brought the people out of their beds. The whole population fled into th# atreets for refety. The shock wa* alarmingly severe lie terne rerun-d to be from north to eouth. SKATES. BARNEY & BERRYS. WILL RETAIN 8MITH’S NAME. Will Mete CAMPBELL'S DISAPPEARANCE. It Reroll* la th* Foliar* af the Chicago Mal* sad Lack Company. Chicago, Dec. A—-As an Immediate result of the notorious disappearance of B.-njamin H. Campbell the Chicago Hate and l,ook company, one of the moat extensive concerns of its kind in the world, was forced to assign, with stated liabilities of Fly atua th Church. Brooklyn. th* Forger Repent Nm You, Dee. A—At the regular monthly meeting of Plymouth church, Brooklyn, Friday a latter was read from Albert H. tom th, just convicted of forgery and sentenced to seventeen years imprison meat, exprroaiag contrition for his sin and rerig rn rig his membership in th# church Dr Abbott offered a resolution to retain Hmiths name on the rolls, "on the faith that no man more needs tbs watch or care of a Christian church then one who ha* fallen into sin, but has sincerely repeated and desire* to return to the way of righteousness." 'Hie resolution wa* paused unanimously. MI* Mania I* Hugging Weare*. Ckpab ll*ups, Iowa, Dec. S.—A “Jack the Hugger ha* made hie appearance Cedar Rapids He began operations about aweek ago by hogging a IS year old girl ta hie embrace. Since then fie has folded to his bosom numerous women. He to de* crtbed as a thick, heavyset fellow, quite young, with a cap pulled down well over hi* head to conceal his feature# Th# women generally scream and be darts away into the dark ties* He make# h to appears about 8 o'clock la the evening, and always near the business portion of th* diy Ro far he ha* eluded deteotioa Wen.** aa Hart!*ult#Hate iNDteKkriius, Deo. k-!t to th* opinion of the members of the indiana flortirul tural association, a* expressed at their meeting Thursday, that there ta no mere ab! * profitable Arid apen to women who must earn their own firing than horticulture It was also shown that th* orchard* in the kills of southern Indians yield proflu twice a* large aa the twat land devoted to grain crops A committee wa* appointed to urge the general assembly to pan* a law prohibiting the killing of quail In Indiana for five years ft. J. Howland president of th* association. was elected IU#* a« the Ag* mf (nj. Mkw lf axin, Conn, Dec k-lfre. Marri* Beer* died in Cheshire, Coon., at toe advanced age of IO! years. IO months and It day* She wa# a relative of Can T. 8h#rnteB. Mrs. Beers' lenumary birthday wa* celebrated on Jan 5fi, IMA with a jubilee, a large number of de seendanta attending from all parte of th# country I Adlet like to nee the Newest end Finest in Halest wkj to nee them is to Call whether yon wish to buy or not. House Decorations. Tbs frequently at our establishment, A. J. HOWELL. PALL SUITS. I AM NOW BRADT TO FT KH IAU RT RMT MAN IM ALTON WITH A SUPERIOR SUIT OF CLOTHES, MADS ATM'IM I Lf ST Ut IKSLRCTKD Ut* PRCIX LLY TOR FAIjIj wear. Cir; IN TRR MORT STYLISH MANNIS, *WittL Perfect Fit, $R «!,«*>, and aweto of $7011,000. Mr. Campbell aaa prerid.-ut of the company, and. according to intimate friend*. sunk a gr Mi deal of money in attempting to place th* bouse upon a paying baals Ko Uh** ay a Fenner Manager. His failure to do sc Is believed by his friends to have unwanted his reason, and rather than face failure be ended his trou blea by taking his ova Ute. The present manager of the company, however, gives another reason for the failure He de glares that a former manager of the 00m pany -ystematically robbed tim concern, and that to this is due the necessity of making an assignment. Th# polios are still working on the - ut ride theory, and are confident of soon finding th* million mire's body Ne** Is Frosty Well Back**. Washington Citt, Dec. k-A remarkable document was laid before th* president Friday. It wa* a recommendation for appointment to office signed by thirty mein ben. of th* United Blate* senate (headed by bena* or* Cameron and Quay), and all the members of th* Pennsylvania delegation in the house of representative#. Ti** paper wa* an iadorweinent of the wellknown journalist. Maj. Mosea P Handy, for the position of consul general at Cairo, Egypt, the place held by Eugene Schuyler at the time of his death Prose# la Death la nu Wag*#. MiDDLrmng, JC. y., Dee. A-John R (Terne, of Wayne county, Pa., was frozen to death aa Monday nighs while driving from Honesdale to his horns at A idea rill* His dead body a a* discovered stretched over the dashboard of his wagon the next morn lag by bi* brother in law, Albert Od*ll, with whom he lived. Pitts &; Hamill, 315 Belle Street. READY FOR THE HOLIDAYS! NEW GOODS. £Come and See Them. JIB Jeweler, Alto IN. E run— OO LD and NILV KI WATCHES! -—NICH— JEWELRY —AND— SILVERWARE, 5 CLOCKS la Large Variety Accordians, Violins -AND- Guitars. And torirluppd**. A " Mall*S*«sly CmmbM " Fees. Ooh I'MB!’*, Ohio, Dec I -A peculiar dl • voriv pro/reding was hagua in court bere Friday James E la# brad asks a legal separation from hts wife on th# ground I that sh# was afflicted wish Insanity at th* time he married bur, which ted sh* "ate belout! y concealed" from bim. FOUR MILES OF FREIGHT CARS, Caused by O. -VAND At Figures that will Please All. H. O. G. Moritz. A Blockade aa th* B. sad a Strike. Pimm BG, Pa, Dot 8.—The yard eon-duct or* and brakeman of the Baltimore and Ohio railroad Hi this -ivy, thirty Ava in number, quit work Friday, and were paid aff and discharged- Th* trouble was caused by tbs company haring three yard men ar i rated for breaking inc# a yard clerk’s elbe# Wednesday night to get Harm, th* office only having been ret. fitly painted. Th# prisoners appeared befur# a magistrate y.ai. rday, tau of them bring durn trod. ami th* other on* bring fined a small amount. I aas* af th# Trouble. The arrest of an employe of the Baltimore sud Ohio is equivalent to dtocharg# sod the o*her ynid men struck to her# their companions reinstated A freight I blockade has resulted and tbs railroad Iud I aaa Wkite-Cepa NIV ALBANY, Ind. Dee. I- A band of White-Cap* went en a raid in Harrison • Minty Thursday night. Th#y whipped their bare iwcka aith hickory switches a mao named Hburk, Mr and Mr* Mm in in Hith township. David I-owe and Field lag Rte bari in Washington township, sud notified a doaen others that they must reform their morals or tai* th# cons#- Aelled for Their Posts. Nkw Yoni, Dec 4—Hon. William Walter Phelps, United Mate* minister ie Germany, sailed for his pest of duty Saturday morning ob th* stenn.sh.p Wen# Minister r>sd Dought##, accompanied by hi* wife, sailed Saturday morn lug for Hayti on the steamer Frias Mauri ta Household, Domestic and Standard Sewing He’s. Sawing .Machine Needles nod Repairs of nil kinds, Gold, hlver and Steel Spectacles to Suit 111. Clocks, Watches and Jewelry Repaired. no McKinley bill on this7 Leprosy la Rrillsk Ce! mw SU, Ottawa, Out, Dec. 4-A gentleman who has just returned from British On lunaria stele# that he has been investigates lh* preen tom* of leprosy in that province, and found that white in the cities there are only one or two cases, the disease alist V to a very ooudderabto extent among toe Indian trtbsa, to whom H has been communicated through the Chinese. Prefoeeleasl Thieve* Arrested. Boatels. Doe. • Edward C. Carter sad Francisco Corte#, professional pickpockets, were arrested st one of Hie lending hotels where Hwy had registered. They had ar’ rived from New York. Th# mea admitted U> (ha pol ire that t hey Intended to work the town during the holidays. COOKING 6TOVF8 FROM |d.76 TO $60. III ATINQ RT OY KB FROM |5 TO *47. iftClil ROUND OAS M0IIIT0I1 —AND — Radiant Home - Base Burners. Another ladtetmeat Agalmsl Welek. Boston, Use. 4—Another indictment was found against Joseph Welch of Quincy, by th* grand Jury of Norfolk omilty . for enuring the terrihto wreck on th# OM Colony at Quincy by negllgri tly leaving a jack on th* track The -na* wilt he tried in April. THE BEST HEATERS ON EA BTH. — ALSO THE —w CHAMPION MONITOR Cook Stove. —o— NO FLIES ON THIS.|—a— FALL GOODS! Flere# Is lh* Cap’lnl. PlRHtiK, A I)., Dec. 4—1b* ast# canvassing board completed its k*~ r Friday lierre to th* permanent ca pi tai by a majority of 7,(tot. Governor Mellette resolved a plurality of 0,804 AearekDU neateoeed I# Frieea. Elk arain, N. J,, Dee. $.-Judge g» Connach baa sentenced Cha tea Kl .ck end Fun I Vogts, the anarohtoM wk* wm# mn vleted of nu it lug a riot at a picnic tost August. Flock got *wo years Ut Mate prison, ami Vcgt six mouth* la J.-ii. Andrew I arnegie'e Wife IIL New York, I too. 4 Mn. Andrew Car-negir to Iring dangerous I y IU with typhoid fever at her rest deuce, ft West fiftFflm street Her pbysioiaaa say that th* ens# is vary sr noun Declared th* Army rn Nuisance. Ghent, Dec 4 -The Roman Cathop magtotretes of thto city bare declared thr* Halvation army ta h# dtoturhcni of th# t peace, and hav« fined ail main her# #f th# army brought before them AMOT URR LOT OF CLOTHS, WORCESTERS CASSIMERES, ANO JUST RICHARD FO! fall wear, AJAO A FINI UMI Of Clot liefer Orercoatu FOR FAU/ ANO WI Si TRIL E. Lu BOB ARMANN.