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ROCK : ISLAND arot
VOL. XLIV. no. 239.
ROCK' ISLAND, ILL., TUESDAY, JULY 28, 1896.
F-RICE THREE CE3T9,
Sweeps Over Pittsburg and Its
LITIS LOST 15 THE WILD 8T0B2I.
Troe Blows Dowa oa a I'hhloj Tat and
lowinirthe chlmwy nue to tna ointn
room. About half an hour later a noifrh
bnrdicovTed the whole family lying on
the floor ;n nn uncoDar-ious condition.
They nmy r-:oviT, but It is doubtinL In
I l'lttslmrjr report of Hitiunrc to iirowrtf
nrv still comlnir in. On Washington strwt
twi hoiiitv.. a machine thop, and the Fifth
I'lilu-d Preibyttrian church were blown
down and completely ruined, but tvr-ttin:irt-ly
no one wa injured. The row of
houes belonvrd to the Denny estate and
u-il tiiin rnmlfiin(MT nnil f h. tuitnta
Oae Umm Killed, tho Bark of Aaotlwr ' niTe,l from them.
Ilrokea aad Several Other Burt Prob- j -J he Centenary M. K. church on Kirk
ably ratal Shock by Llsbtnln Uaoe- J piitrick Ftn-ct had its roof and steeple car
Worklns; Mora la Soutk Bakota Iowa . rii-d away by the Wind. The bells from
rarau R.,a,l by tb. TempMb I the lower w-rc thrown to the (rround nd
. I broken. Ihe roof of the John' Wenley
I ITrSBLKO, JUIT V. lam IU11 e- rn:i-i " "irui.iif una car-
. ...i u..i. r-.Kf .n... ...r..,i .
ngj niKi . -,-..-..- " 1 ii iviur
wnnr. out aru 1101. uauiy uamasreo. hc
turn from the different sections of tho
two citiM show twenty-flve or thirty peo
ple Injured more or les by fulling trees.
roof. plgaiN. etc., but their names cannot
THUG SENT IIEXCE,
His Passage Beyond
Veil Cost Too Much.
LITE OF A 3EAVE OFFICES LOST
tent of the daiBire by
hurricane in tl.ie vicinity was
known until daylight when wreck
and rnin wa apparent on all side,
fe tee pies were blown from cbnrchei,
adjoining buildings crashed, houses
unroofed, and trees uprooted. Sum
med up this morning with many
oalljing ditrlcts not heard from, the
result was 17 lives lost and 8C in
lured. The damage Is ftOO.000.
The killed: Jacob AlTelter, aged .LI.
by a falling fence: John Figus, aed
t'i, by a tailing tree.
Fifteen coal miners were drowned
by the washing away of their boarding
lioune near Cecil, Washington county.
Of the injured a large number were
truck by lightning. Several can
not recover, others were struck by
Hying bricks and boards and some
wert fatally hurt.
A dispatch from Cecil at noon says
M at seven of the "14 drowned there
wi re cecovered op to noon. The un
fortunates are not all foreigners, as
at first reported. Amen;' the bodies
recovered are those of lliggins Wil
kinson, Mrs. .McKcnna, boarding
house keeper, her son James, Jennie
Holmes, a servant, and an unknown
oilman. The water rose 20 foet in
a few minutes.
totalis of tka IMsaator.
I'ITTmhi i!t, July !M. A wind and nln
Storm of uiiit.iiul fieri-eness visiUtl this
rlly t 4:.M p. m. yestenhy, lauoiiirf thu
! mk of at lea! three live and doiuir im
n ii im- iluiiiiira In, iron!rty. Hevenil
dwelling Werti completely demolished
mid other juirtly wrecked. KlKht or ten
hiirrhe hud their rm.fs blown off and
were otherwise ilnmaifd. TeWrajih, tel
ephone and electric liht xl-s wero
ii.hi1 like pipe steins, lutxlnff the wires
III an InextrW-nhlo muss in the str.vts,
timklu trntel In nmi.y mf-tinn of the
rlly lmHUle. Flurcn . llKhtnlng and
Mh wind neeomiKinled the storm or
mt her two storms, for IMttshiirjr and AJ-li-jtheny
wns the meetinsr place of one
storm from the west which came tip the
Ohio valley, and another from the t't
which followed tho courso of the Alle
t'Mitng Chili tint In the Storm.
Such a Ivittlu of the element is rarely
Witncsncri. In Kist l'ittstitir and Wil
nuYilint hail fell In liirtfe iiinntllirs. some
nfthe stones Ix'lnij Unite Lirg!'. Iii'tho
lint live minutes of the storm o.H of nn
Inch of water fell, and the wind reached n
Velocity of thirty miles an hour. At a p.
in. another storui almost a lii'reens the
first en me up and O.tV of nn Inch fell, tnnW
InK a todtl of l.rci Inches. The rivers are
riowri.lnsj and another (looil lsexpii-ud.
Atnonif the cn.unllies riMirtiil Is nn nr.
cidetit to the ram of the Klulilh Ward
llmitlnit nnd r"lliinitclul. of Allegheny.
The club was nt its camp In riimtr trrove
alsmt four miles upthe Allegheny river
when the storm en'ne up. '1 lie Inrmlvr
suy it was a genuine ryclone.
Ktlleil tT a I allmc Tree.
The Ims in the grovo wen- broken nnd
tstUteila though they were vie iK ami
one lrjji svi-nmore, thirty fvt In cir-nm-fervnee.
was snnptml off ne:r the ground
and fell npon the tent of the campers,
killed aliiunt Instantly John K igus. broke
IhelsM'k of licorge .Miller, who wi'l die,
ami seriously Injured Thm is O't'oonell.
fimrl-' Knwk, Jucob Met, trunk tt
ami Harry Hail Icy. On rer-iilleld nventie.
In tho east aad. Joseph AhfcMcr was
killed by a algn bring Mown down, strik
ing him on the head In lmrptnrif ".
I.. Nnrr was killiil by the nsf of a houw
Is init blown on htm.
I.lahlalag tbe Itralh of Two More.
At McKev'a K'k. where I'rcnWwr
toiriMlette, rurator of Carnegie Mum uiii.
hml a sang nf men at work illg.-lng into
nn old Indian mound In thi Interest i f
si'lence. Ughtn'rg struck the sh d under
which the party had taken r fuce. shis-k-lug
one of the la Is irers. an ild nan. itit
iiiieonseioiisness; alsnayoiitij man bytl:
natite of I'tsd, sn of a col lew prof -r,
both of whom will pnMv die. The re
sult of the storm In property tlim.iire ha
nt all been irathensl In, but It is knov n
that all through Allegheny, tlie sinth
side nnd the east end many house were
imroiifed, sign blown down and wiudons
lira tvamairs la Ihe Suhiiro.
Along the IVnnsylvantn nllvfuy t.iwnrd
HoiiicwimhI. when many tine suburban
mmsion are loratcd. the splemlid lawns
are roiiinletelv destroyed and the Is-nut
fill shwlr and ornamental trees ruinsl. It
Is estimated Ihut SIhmmi will hardly cover
TWO MF.N ItlE IX THE BESERT.
l ate nf a Couple of lrosnertnr( Who Left
ItuunhiK, Cal 8is Weeks Ago.
1omoSA. July 23. Kdwurd Onrk
nnd Harry r-aiilord, wbo started to drive
across Columdn desert from Banning,
Cnl., to Yuma. Ariz., six week ago, have
undoubtedly been lost on tho desert.
'i'h'y went ou a mining and prospecting
tour nlong Colorado river and were "grub
staked'' by .lame Cotle. of I'oiikuio,
Coyie hennl fnnn Clark from Banning,
and eight ilny s biter from Volcano Springs,
from this place Clark wrote that their
sulTering on the desert had been fearful.
They wero almost out of provisions, but
puihed on to Yuma, eighty mile distant,
'i httf had ciK-ountered fearful hint and
d s rt sand storms, tinixj this Colo had
lic-ird nothing until yesterday, when news
was received of the Undiiig of the bodies of
the men. "
CAt'bfIT IX A f" Lot I It COIXAPSC
Iblrtrrn 1rn More or Less Injured Vlille
ltriiKivins Fire llebrls.
ClliCACo, July in. Thlrb-eu men were
Injured by a collapse of a portion of the
second floor of lha p:frtinlly burned Dia
mond SLiteh company's warehouse yester-
dav. They were caught tinder severil
tons of accumulated ilebris thy wvrecu-
pip'd In removing. They are:
Henry lioggurid, right arm broken nt
ellsiw and right hip bruised; Otto U'jcsc,
nit over left eye, head and ciiest bmUu-d
mid internally injure.l, may die.l;
Krank . uella, left nrm severely
brui-nl; IVter Hoijlero, internaliy in
juri'il. may die; .1. .Tonson, .lames Call
man, .1. M. Foelimk, Williiim l'iler..Toseih
l'eter.Simou Taiurn, VincenxeSangiilluno,
Ilomiuii'k l'iici, nutl I rank I'n.icellui ail
bruiM-d from severely to slightly.
In RMiling tho Earta of a Bandit Goes
Out Alone to ilant Besperadors and Is
Found I-ntcr witb a Ballet Trough Bis
Heart Terrible Crime or a Mother
Drown. Her Two ChUdrea and Will Bio
Hcilf Criminal Krcurd.
Xf.vap v City, Cal., July 2i. The dead
herill IJnvid Douglass nnd the
corpse of an unknown highwayman havo
been, found lying a few feet apart In a
woods two miles from town. There were
five empty chamber in the pistol of the
sheriff, who hi.d lxvn shot through the
heart and in the right eye and hand. The
bullets of the sheriff had gone through the
robber's heart, abdomen and hip. The
unknown man lutd a rifle, but it had not
been tied. It is supposed Douglass was
shot by an unseeu and unknown confed
erate of the nighwayman. A' uuuilicr of
bold highway robberies recently reported
iu this ntightiorhood have all seemed to
bj ihe work of one man, w ho stopped
couches nnd private couveyauces ou the
road-Znear Nevada City.
His 1K Returned Alone.
The sheriff and his deputies had be.-n
untiring in their efforts to capture the
highwayman. Fin-lly Sheriff Douglass,
believing that a large squad of deputies
served to put the highwayman on his
guard, determined to .attempt the chase
single handed, lie started out Sunday
nccomimnicd only by his dog. The dog
returned at midnight, and nt daybreak
searching parties tracked the sherill to
thesMit where oflicer und desperado lay
dead side by side.
A cream of tartar bating powder. Highest
of all in leavening strength Latest United
States GorernrncHt Food Repvn.
Rotal Bakixo Powdkb Co , New You Cm
l itty f imare Mile Visited.
Yankton, S. D., July as. The destruc
tion of crops, live stock, nnd farm prop
erty iu this c jiit:ty by bail is estimatcil to
amount in. oh) dollars. The devastat
eil il:trii ts cover an nrc.i of lifty S(iiaie
miles, ex, ending from the village of Ia-s-ti
rvill.- to the town of Volin, and lying
four iTiih-s north of innkton. Thehnil
stone measured from two to four inches
In diameter and fell with such force as to
kill young cattle, pips nnd chickens i.y
the wholesale. Corn field were entirely
Morm IMns Havoc with Crops.
Stofx t'nv, la., July as. Fuller re
iorts of Sunday night nnd yesterday's
storm have Ikvii coming in. The loss Is
Inestimable all over northwestern Iowa,
northeastern Nebraska at:d southeastern
South Dakota. From Moviilc, within an
una extending one mile south, three east,
tixtccii west and eight north of lawn
st.inilim; grain everywhere suffered from
live to tell bushels to the acre ami in many
rases was totally destroyed. The estimated
damage is .Vi.imi.
WHAT THE POPULISTS PROPOSE-
Trnnoawa C nTtollon Bnvelopa Tbtlr
fiana Watson to atlck.
Nashville, Tenn., July 23. The
populist state convention met here
today. Hun. J. II. McDowell was
made temporary chairman. In tak
ing tbecbair be said be bad been in
structed bv Senator Marion Butler to
tell the convonticn that Watson
would not be withdrawn as a vice
presidential candidate. He also hail
instructions from the national chair
man to tell them what to do in re
gard to elu tors. When the elec
toral college meets there will be hun
dreds of populists present and they
will say, we will nave a vice prcbi.
dent or you will not elect Brvan,"
continued the temporary chairman.
1 want to say right here there is no
agreement between populists and
democrats, but in this state we will
have our proper portion of the elec.
toral college, anil if B-yan is the
next president, Watson will preside
over lire senate and have a voice in
the government." Alter the ap
pointment of committees a recess
ATTEX1TS A Tltll-LE CRIME.
Slot tier Tries to Brown Herself and Two
Little Oils In the Belawsre.
Camuf.n, N". J., July as. Mrs. Maty
Hermann, :tO years old, of HIT South Fourth
street, drowmtl her two infant children
and attempted to drown herself last night
i:i t he 1 Vlawurc river. She tied the hands
of one child mid the foot of I lie othur and
took a large dose of carbolic- acid. Then
hiigifiug a chyd in each arm she leaped
overtKwrd. Two Ixiatmcn raw her jump
and dragged her out from the water as
she was going down the third time. Thu
children did not reapjicar on the surface.
Mrs. Hermann was taken ton hospital.
Sheeannot live. Domestietrouliles caused
hertowiyh to die. This was the second
attempt she had niadj to commit suicide.
When Mrs, Hermann's husliand heard
of her crime ho attempted to suicide bv
cutting his throat, hut the jxriicc wrested
the razor out of his hand licfore he injured
himself. He was locked up. Wetiden Sei-
bert i-ominitttd suicide yesterday nftir
noon by leaping from the ferry boat Co
lumbia. Ho was out of work and had a
wife and sewn children depending upon
him. I his caused despondency.
Sawed building stone,
Ashlar and trimmings
For cheapness, durability and
beauty excelled by none. This
tone does not wash or color the
wall with alkali, etc. Plana sent
us for estimates will receive
careful attention and be returned
promptly at our expense.
Quarries 12 miles from Rock
Island on the (J., B. & Q. K. B.
Trains Nos. 5 and 10 will stop
and let visitors off and on.
Bridge stone, corn crib
blocks and foundation
stone any size desired. "
Samples of Stone and Photos of
Buildings can be seen at Room
No. 12, Mitchell & Lynde's build
Arthur Burrall, manager,
Rock Island or Colona, 111.
HEl.B I I IX A I-OMxt (.11X11.
Botiliu Begin His Operations Agnln
ill Ihe Wild West.
WICHITA, Kan., July -JS. In a lonely
gulch several miles west of the village of
Laeey, in the northern Jiart of Oklahoma
Territory, the regular mail stage was .held
tip yesterday nfterr.o m by a band of out
laws who ril'edthecxpre-is nnd mail sacks,
taking nil the registerci letters and all tho
valuables carried by the two lussjiujriri in
There is little doubt that the robbery
was the work of the rme-gauie'l gmg of
"Bill ' D.K'lin, the condemned murderer
and outlaw who escaped from the j ill nt
tiuthne several weeks ago with a dozen
desperate cutthroats nnd robbers. A big
foroe of L nitml States marshals has been
in pursuit of the outlaws ever since their
Another (lrl Victim nf a Bastard.
MauVsvilm:. Kan., July is. Job a Sel
vage, a young farmer, shot and kslli-d the
i:Mrcar-old daughter of David Hoffmau, a
farmer, and then killed himself near the
Utile town of Afton, ten miles s-nithwe.it
of here, on Si. unlay night last. The girl's
parents had forbidden her to keep com
pany with selvage.
SOCIALISM AND ANARCHY IN CHAOS.
Jionsa Rablvr raaUbod After All.
Losdon. Julv In the high
I nnnrt nf i O . 1 1( .. tnilt. fir T.mo.nn
the l.. in this .,l,!y alone Ifc p..ru Mj sir John Willou'chby. Col. Grev.
hite. Mai. White and C.pt
to holie s and other property, but no live
Imt so far a know n.
iHl LIGSTKII k IX ALLEOHEXT.
the llimpltal and Considered
In Allegheny twelve people were struck
by llffhtnlng. They are In the hospital
and considered bythe physicitn to be In
m critical condition. Their name are:
Abnrr Jbivs, freight receiver of the Fort
Way tJ railroad; A. M. Bennett and three
Children; Aoirust Snedt. hi wife and
their four rhiblren. Hay cu sUnding
Coventry, charged with violation of
the neutrality laws and invading the
territory south of the African repub
lic, were found guilty. Dr. Jameson
first Srstiun nt the I.nnilon Congress
Breaks lp in a Row.
IiONDON, July . The llrst session ol
the International S'xi.ilisl congress broke
up in a row yesicnL-.y. Some anarchist
who had not been admitted to the 11-Kir
got scat i:i the galb ry und when n mo
tion wa mad ' inimical tothfiu they loud
ly protested, und anarchist on the 11. sir
joined in tl-.e protest. S ma the fi'Mir and
the gallery were in the utmost confusion
nnd upr.Kir. The noiso iii:-r.-ase;l and r.'
peatod attempts wero made to capture the
platform, and some lively Iroe lighting
Kier Hardie nnd iher Hritish "Irnle
pendent lalKirists" sided with ihean.ir. h
ists in tho struggle. Cha:rm:in Cow-
warned the struggling men und threat
ened to call the police, but in spite of the
firm attittulu of the chairman the frav
cotitiniie.t until Cowey. in a stentorian
voi-. shoute.1: '"I d.T-larc this me -ting
clorfd. lhen the delegates, still wrang
ling nnd shouting, streamed into the
llliadMto Tell Al. H Kr. :rv
IjnSDoX, July -Jtt The J.iilv Nesi sacs
to 15 months' impris- j that it hears that Cecil Saoii-s intends.
on men t withont labor, Maj Wil
loughby to 10 months and Msj. White
to seven' months, tbe others five
Baaaa la Xw Yolk.
New Yosk Jalv 28 Mark Hanna
arrived this morning and began put.
In the freight house door when a bolt of .""P " oj.eniuK
lightning stnu k tho building, knocking of headqmarters and starting the
him unronsrtou. Bennett and his ehlW campaign work in the east.
flren were standing on their porck on t.
Clair terrace, when flash wa conducteil
from a trolley wire lrrYront of the house
to the purrh. prostrating the entire party.
The Snedu family were eating supper
XhM lUfetBlag ftruc'L SM. fdessts faJ-
at the er.rlicst possible opportuuitr, toaf.
tend the parltimoiitarr commtitee whit
is to investigate the Jameson raid and to
f ally disclose everything ho knows about
Mors Ctrim-ut Worker Kirike.
NEW Vock. July 2S. The Latest aequisi
tions to the ranks, of the striking coat
' makers arc ,i,J0 overcoat and sack coot
maker who quit work yesterday This
force will b; augmented tomorrow by a
-,-.ililT- I I. I K 1 1 t-. C, mitit-j
'w Tk Bemorrsts canoe. I s insist on having tust what yon
fitw lull July .'S. Ihe demo- call for when you go to bay Hood
cratie stste convention has been Sarsaparilla. the One True Blood
called to meet at Buffalo Sept. 18. Puriner and nerves.
hnrl in Aills. HfTarliiAnn
iM iu uui mum
it seems like madness on our part to sacrifice prices the way we have,
but it's our method not to carry over, from one season to another, any
of our stock. To accomplish this end it will necessitate a great re
duction in prices all through our store. That part of it we have taken
care of. To buy now will be to you like getting two gold dollars for
one of silver.
Has the best equipped Bicy--cle
Repair Shop in the Trl
Cities, including the most
approved methods and ma
chinery for brazing, bend
ing band bars, enameling
and vflcanizing; thoroughly
and satisfaction guaranteed.
Agent for the widely known
AJAX Bicycle. Carries a
full line of Bicycle Sundries.
218 Seventeenth St.,
GET THE BEST
All Work Guaranteed.
160 THIRD AVENUE
To bay Hardware,
. Mixed House and
Floor Paints, Rub
. ber Hose, Lawn
Mowers or anything
In the Hardware
line in general is of
1610 Third Avenne.
AGEST FOB EAGLE B1CTCLES
Just think of it! For f 10 yon can buy
Suits that were $22, 20. tlS. The
finest materials, the best of colors.
$7.37 will buy Suits that were
considered bargains at $ 16.50.
$15, S1S.60, 12. About 200
suits in this line. Come earlv
thej won't last long at the price,
$2.99 for Children's Suits that
were $7.50. $0.50, $5. Ladies
here is a great chance for you.
Ages from 3 to 15,
$1.3!) for Hats that were
$2, $2.50, $3, and a few that
were $3.50 and $1. All this
season's Hats must go.
Thev say a 1 good things came in three's. As usual, The London has
gone it one better, and offers you four of the greatest bargains you
have ever had a chance to take advantage of. If you miss them don't
blame us. "
. THE LONDON
You Enow Uss
A Sure Way
To Save Money
is to' invest it at the
Big Store, 324-326-328
Brady Street, Daven-.
The ' Largest
guaranteed for your
money in Furniture,
Carpets, Stoves. Re
frigerators. The most
in all lines. Designs
The Very Latest
Prices meeting popu
lar approval. Rock
Island deliveries are
Insurance and Loans
Boca. 4, VitsWl A Lyade b'n.
& Carpet Co.,
24, 326. 324 Brady St.
Old age can be attained by the proper use of in
vigorating tonics. The Rock Island Brewing Co's
products are all the results of scientific labor and
the most improved apparatus, preserving in the
highest degree the health giving qualities of the
Rock Island Brewing do.
BOTTLED GOODS A SPECIALTY.
Ueorpo rated Uadar tht
flva Par Cent Inter eat Paid on Depots ta:
atone? Loaned o Paraoaal Collateral or Real KsWasa ssmilij.
i V Bvjobs. FitJaal
Jon VBVBAsea. vise
Mra. tsso. si
on ww nil auBsseu.
BP Ball. ttlsas,