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ROCK ISLAND ARGU
VOL.XLIV. HO. 254.
liryan to Spend a Week
SPEAKS AT BUFFALO LATER.
Also at Erie, Pa., Before Re
Cheering News Concerning
Naw York. Aujr. 14 Mr. and
Mrs. ltryan spent the forenoon dis
poning of accumulated correKponJ
eooe. They leave tomorrow for lrv-inKton-onIIulnon,
where tbej will
remain unlit Momavy as the guests
f Joba l!riU n w'.lker, ediio of
the Cosmopolitan. Thejr will next
He entertained at Up per Rod Hook
fr a week by Mrs. E. C. I'errioe,
formal Mr. Bryan's school
toarher. ltrjran will rest a week or
two lonjjr r except for preparation of
his letter of acceptance. He will
probably speak at Buffalo Auj. 27,
and K'le, Penn., two days later.
Sewall will leave for home in a day
or two. He expresses himself en
tirely snuMied with the way events
re shaping themselves for the dem
ItAl.tlMi, N. C, Aug. It. In the
populist state convention there was
a hot light throughout between
Venator Butler ami his opponents.
Butler won at all points. V. A.
Montgomery was renominated asso
ciate justice of the supreme court.
The selection of the other justice
was left to the central committee.
Also for attorney general. Itutler
named the ventral committee with the
editor of his newspaiier as chairman.
Might Have rual Ilia Pole.
Vakpo, Norway, Aug. 14. Dr.
Nsnoen says if he had been provided
witli sufficient number of degs and
i-anoes he would have retched the
pole. The land voyage was extremely
arduous, but the most valuable scii-ir
title results were obtained.
K.l.aaa af Americans 1 matd.fi.
CtiKSTASTlSOr'I.IC. Aug It. t'nittd
States Minister Terrell has At
manded the Immediate release of six
Armenians, naturalized Americans
imprisoned at Aleppo. He intimated
that any further imprisonment of
American citizens will not be toler
LoMo, Aug. II. First Lord cf
the Treasury Balfour in the hnne of
commons in response to question
said the government has every
reason to expect pending negotia
tions with the United States on the
Venezuelan nucstion would lead to
an early settlement.
Wombat. Aug. 14 Heavy floods
have been caused by the rising of the
river Kistnah. At one place a boat
capsized, drowning 200 persons, lui
mens damage has been done and
a th'tussnd people are homeless.
At tlnsrT lty.
lit x tin's Hay. Mass., Aug. II
Secretary Carlisle and Secretary La
tuont are at Gray Gables. They
claim that the visit has only social
Kala aa4 Mall.
Das Moisrs Aug. H. Three and
one-half inches of rain fell last night
with heavy hail, some four inches
Trees were badlv broken and fruit
arm oa the lull fleMa.
CitU'Atio. Auk. II. Following are rw
t.l.mj,v I'lni-innntl 7. Chk-niM 0; at
llr..L!rn lUltlmore . Brooklyn &; (eoc
ml itime) lUltlmorc Bnioklyn 3; at
1'hlh.d. li.lil-Vahin(ftn .V 1 "h i !;!.
I'Mik 7; at l.wtn Now Vork UK H.tnn7.
NVentern Wjiie: At i'.ratid Rii'UN
liidintuiolisO, ti-nnd KimU 4: "t Mil
w!.k.s K.insiis fity I. M'lwauktv S; nt
Ivuvll t'olumlm I. IMrotl a.
SMtr I'ynsmlter To Tie llrleaseit.
fcnvr.v. Aug. II. lr. the house of com-
tnnllein secretary ii dl.y announced
that U. n the mr,:i,-,l report It had been,
derided Hewe on ll.-en Daly. IK -
I.im y. G.illagher and S hitch, id. f"r
l:-iluiK-n Imprisomst lor conspiracy
alii-t t'.e g-mernnn-iit In coniiittion
with the dyra'iitti' explosion some yearj
I'ltilt IWI .ll.ll.r la Ihe I'rloisrles.
1.1 ITl a 1 ALU. 1., .uic. il i.on.
Warm r Miller MmiM of the lypu.
llean organlntlon In this county In the
rnurinyest -rdir. if the aixtv-four dele -
ir to ti" st,.te convention arievted ihir -
l-.four I oh ng UH Tuitl sevtion of ths
DEATH OF A GREAT PAINTER.
Sir John Mlllais, President or the British
London, Au. It. Sir John Millais,
resident ot the Koyul academy, died at
3U p. m. yesterday.
John bvurttt Millnis was born at South
ampton in Is. From his boyhood ho
showed evidences of wonderful artistic in. I
tim ts. At 1'J hedrowastoniihinirly well. '
At IS he cotupowd intricate arrantretnetits
of fltrun-4 and horses. At V he won the
silver iiu-dnl of the sfociety of Arts with a
drawing from th antique, find when 11
jvars old bprnmc a atiuivnt in the Rnynl
ne.nletnr, where at 14 he won the h'iIvit
iiknI.iI and four year Inter he received the
irold mcd.il. the frrcatcsl honor that the
whool can bestow.
He was an exhibitor at the lloyul acado-
my iM-fiire he was out of hi toons, and as Winning the two-mile national champlon
a lad lu'lKd to form the I're-It iplm.-littj t-hip nice for an-ateurs and professionals
uniiiii riiinm, ni'iun wun jvww'iu. itoi-1
liall Illlllt Mild Others. At the Hire Of -.'5
lie was eliTted nn associate of the Kovnl
m-advmr, and nine years later became an
It. A. In 1V5 lie was created a baronet.
In IsTb he a awarded a medal and elec
ted to the I'irion of Honor. He was a
member of the Academies of Kdinhnrirh
anil was chosen a member of the Institute
of France in IvsT. .
Two ye-irs aifo a critic Hummed uti
Millnis' fharnetuiisties thus: He is a very
careful, thoiiirlitful, laborious worker: r.
faultless draltsuian, whoso forcible com
mand of color ami chiaroscuro h-t- not ul
ways hcvn K'lhli-d by the lihtof vnrreet
princlpli-s; and alMive nil an espres'siouist,
whoso iMiwer shines forth in the vilalii v
of his Mrtr.iifs, n tho life im.l j iy of hU
pictures of I'hiidhiKxl, and in tho depth of
meaning that makes his every canvas
stmnif. Herein lies his chief claim to im
mortality. NAN3EN 13 BACK FROM THE NORTH.
Arrtie Csplorrr Stife at an Island or Nor
way His Message.
Xi:w YoiiK, Aug. H. Xanscn, the man
Who started out to drift to the north polo
, " " lJ".
in a whnlrshtp provisioned for a live years'
cruise, Is-lieving that the drift of the pack
ice would carry his ship past the goal hu '
sought, has lieeli heard from. According
ton Christlann, Xorwav. cable ho has ar
rival at Vardoc island, N'orwav.
CliuisTlANIA. Aug. 14 The Verdena-
gmg. a daily riewsHiM-r of this city, has
received the following telegram from Dr.
Hansen: Home fafe after fortunate ei-
M l.Mi, Swiilen, Aug. It. The newspa
per D.igeimnyheter has received cominuni-
citions fr.im Dr. Nansen and Lieutenant
S.'hottliaiisen, from the Island of ardoo.
Ihes4i communication Mato that they!
abanitotied the Fraut in tho autumn of
lwVinnd resorted to tho Ice.
The steamer Windward, carrving sup
plies to the Jackson-Hnrmsworth expedi-
t ion. pickeil t hem u p near Frans JoaetkaW
lhi-y expi'ctel that tho Fram would event
imlly drift to the cnt const of Gni-nl'ind.
Dr. Nansen failed to reach the north pole,
but he touched a Miint four degrees nearer
than any other explorer has done.
Dr. Nansen left tho Frain on March 14.
ivc, in M degrees north latitude, llo
traversed the Polar sea ton point 8Gie-
irr,x-s. It minutes, north latitude. X
land was sighted north of di-grecs of
i or thence to Franz JoHcUnnd, I
ie passiMi ine winter, suhsi'iting on
tH-ar s tlesh and n hale liltiMx-r. He s:iiled
fnm (T.ristiaiia June L'l. Is'.tl, and had
be -n given up by most xoply for dead.
BANK R033ED OF $10,000.
Ioil Work of Home llamlits In a Town In
PnrMi i.to, Ida., Aug. 14. Word was
riii'ivcit here last night from Montpelier.
Ida., that about 3 o'clock in the afternoon
three masked men rode into town on
hors laek, stopping in front of tho Bank
of Montielier. They dismounted and
couriered six men who were standing in
iront ol the Ikiuk to go Inside.
Two of them covered the men with re
volvers, while tho third went In-hind the
counterniid emptied all the cash insight
into their Mick. The rohliers then muunt
cd horses and rodo out of town. Sheriff
DuvU organised a posse of thirty men wha
are In pursuit of the robliers, thirty min
utes behind. The bank oflicials n'f use to
disclose tho nmount secured, but it is be
lieved to lie fully lO.uol.
New hchruic of Counterfeiting.
WamiinutuS. Aug. 1 1. The secret ser
vice luireau of th; In-asurv denartmelit
lias been ieijucste.1 to look into u report of
extensive count rfeilin.f of t'ni'.ed ."t.it is
silver dollars !u one of the Central Ameri
(-in states. Tiie information comes Iroiu
a Mexican paper and was sent to the state
department by Minister Hansom. It
states that In one of the Central Ameri
can states a company has been organized
by Americans who have purchased tho
rilvcr dollar of the state worth 4? cen'.s
and coined them Into American dollars.
It is said that ".'.Vlo.illt of these d.illars
have lavs shipistl into thi- country, whero
they have sis-sd at mr.
Mexican Fanatic Are Virions.
PlIoKMX, A. T., Aug. II -The follow
ing dintch to Governor franklin is re
ceived here: "A u assault was made at 3:30
o't-lis k a. m. on Xogali-s, Sonora, by fili
buster. Three Mexicans an-dead. Seven
tilibuster are dead, or captured. Tho
party wen- Santa Teresa fanatics, and they
are now head! nn toward Tucson or Sol.-'
monvillo. Sam Wlhii. Collector,"
1 root are nfter the attacking party nnd ."-ho.iuers over fifty-live feet, twenty
both sides of the Mcvcan-Atuerican litie one-miieeoursc, Priscilla won. Fiftv-five-
Miners Areept a litlnrllon.
I.KAPVILLK. Colo.. Aug. Jl Tho .Vit-.er-j
union has nd-.pted resolution to thee.
I. icy w... mii T lorine U sti.-t
" " , ;h ,
. htf ,'mers dem.ind.-ll M
, nU nri,unrt- ,;lt tju, j,,,.,. allowed oulv
; ;1 f,.r ,l,rf."i' men. It is now IvU.-vcu
thu lho :riko w.a f.y. .t;iea.
lU-JM-eretarj Thompson All KiRht Agaia.
Tl.KKK HL"1K. Ind.. Ausr. 15 Kx-r-e-s-
rctnry of lho Navy "l nele ihek lhoiu
eon has eutirely recovered from heat pro.
- ---" , - - - . "
"nd M cll as he has U-cn lor
1 Women woo re weak and nervous,
( WDO have no appetite and cannot
,, gnj Ureopth and
I SPORT OX WHEELS
Races at the National
ffiOJ E5SI0NALS Tilxi UttlLf UABDS.
Tom Cooper Win the Fastest Bare or the
Year and Lowers HI Owa Two-Mile
Krcord Tsro-fifth or a Second White
Wing Off Cleveland Canadian Take
Most or tha Prizes The Vencedor's First
Appearance Dor Her Credit.
Louisville, Aug. 11. Tom Cooper won
the best and fastest race of the year at
1'ountilln 1 erT P" yesterday afternoon,
in irJU a s. or lust tivo-uitns ol a second
nl.ntvr llu.n tin tii. In nhlrh )ii rnn Ih.
two-mile championship last year at As
bury Park, defeating Arthur Gardiner.
Yesterday his competitors were the fastest
men of the year Bald, Xat Butler, Mc
Donald, Gardiner, Zii'jzlcr, Bliss, Katon
and Ackers. This, aside from the mila
open professional, was the principal event
of the opening day of the national It A.
V. racing meet. The weather was not
unpleasantly warm, and this fact, together
with the high class card, brought out a
crowd of about 5.0J0 people.
Illinois lyidcr (futelasses His Fields.
C. C. Ingraham, of Dixon, Ills., out
classed his fields in the two amateur events
two-mila handicap and the half-mile
open winning both with ease. The bat
tle of the giants came in the mile open
professional. The only prominent men
who failed to qualify in tho trial heats,
which were run, in the morning, were
Arthur Gardiner. 1 red Ijourhe!ul, J. P.
Bliss and A. 1). vennedy. Tho men be
gan to string out as soon as tlie pistol was
, fit-iui li-.i.i ... ciik .a...... ....a .i...
, w. ' .J '
Uullers well liack. Then
any change until Sanger
run from ninth place on til
r st;irted on his
the back stretch
of the last Ian. The others wero slow in
making their sprint. Bahi missing the op
portunity to tack on as Sanger pa ssl him.
As they liunchca' at the h-ad of the stretch
Tom Hut'er set a hot pace for Sanger, but
Da III was pocket' ai.
Sanger IScgan Too I'arly.
Sanger hud made hisstart tin) early, and
was not cual to the terrific pace at which
Butler came home. Tho latter landed the
money, a comparatively easy winner, Battl
linishing in his pocket at fourth. Scratch
men did not figure in the mile handicap
for professionals. It was another scalp
for the Butiers. Nat, with a thirty yard
handicap, winning in a close finish from
A. D. Kennedy, of Chicago, who started
from the lifteen-yard mark.
In the two mils' psM'iih! I'lWInnionshin
Cooper had the jiole. Tho pacing was
done by Staver ami Winesett on singles.
Cmper n ught tho pacemakers within
fltty yanls, and Bald was on his rear
wln-cl. w hile Pinker Bliss filed into third
place, the others strung out in Indian filo.
Thus they x dalcd for five laps.
CooH-r and Ha Id in a Struggle.
At the last quarter Katon mado his
K'irillt from Inst Tiliiee 'Ynt llorlor tfilri n rr
fi him ns ho passed. These two chaf-
enged the lenders at the head of tho
stretch, but the great pair had the race
well iu hand. It was a battle royal be
tween Cooper and Bald to the tape. Bliss
clinging to third place like grim death.
Cooper started in upon such a spurt as he
lias seldom been called" upon to make, do
ing the last twelfth in :0T 4-5. This won
the nice for him, nml with is the first na
tional championship medal awarded at
Johnny .luhnson-took his usual shy at
the records, but ho is too fat to accomplish
his old-time feats. He made a half-mile
Ix-hind a triplet in 0:53 4-5. A. J. Nicollet
rode ins '"U iralTo a quarter in 0:33 3-5 to
the amusement of the crowd. Two record
attempts were mado by triplets, tho liest
jierformance being a mile in 1:5-2 2-5 by a
YACHT RACING AT rLEVELAXn
The hiracn Competitor or the Canadian
I I n Kei-I Take a I'rlre.
Clkvki.ASP, Aug. 14. A splendid sail
ing breeze, continuing steady from day
break to nightfall, made the regatta events
yesterday very much of a success, despite
the fact that the sea was a trifle too rough
4or fast time. The four races fc. ho luled
for tue day came oil in uddition to a raco
' between the Say When, of Cleveland, mid
: the Enquirer, of Buffalo, two swift, hand
i sumo aim sumptiiouslv furnished steam
; yachts. In the schooner class over 55 feet-
the only starter were the Priscilla, of
! Cleveland, built on the Atlantic as a sloop
I to defend tho America's cup, and tho
I Crusader, of Chicago,
j The latter was not in racing form, but
j entered out of compliment to tho Pris
l 2illa. whose owners hail made prepara
tions for the contest. The Priscilla won
In Sh.i:?i. the course being twenty-one
miles. The Yeneedor, of Chleaso, the
challenger that will race the Canada,
which Fife built to meet her for the inter
national championship of the great lakes,
showed her line qualities and the skillful
ncss of her crew in the fifty-tive-foot class.
As on Wednesday, the Canadians demon
s' rated the fact that they are line sailors
and have scody yachts and they captured
The resultsof the four races on the pro-
' irramme were as follows:
i fo-u cLass, twenty-one miles. Yeneedor. of
Chicago, won in 2:4S:(W. Thirty-!lve-foot
class, twenty-one miles. Eva, of Hamilton.
Canada, won. Thirty -live-foot class, tif-
Mli-d. 11-iwatlla. oi Hamilton, won.
io avoid nccidents the steam yachts
ravd on a slniight course from Fairjsiri
to the Cleveland yaeht club house, thirty
mi! The Say When anil the Knnuin-r
fciarrod even, but the latter caught her
l s! j ace the soonest and forged nhead a
short distance. The positions thus taken
Were maintained to the finish, the Kn-
Huirer passing between the home-slake
boats tweuty-iUt nd uhead of the
Say Wan. The a tnai mue wus En
quirer, 1:34:15; swy When, 1:34.11.
Irish Land Bill I i'uarO.
LoXDOS, Aug. 14. The house of lords
ha adopted the Irish land bill as it came
back from the house of commons. It tm
. now probable that the house of commons
win lie prorogued today.
BOCK ISLAND, ILLH FBIDAY, AUGUST
Miss Lizzie Reasor. of Casseonnty, Infl.,
I has started to walk to St. Louis to wed B.
A. Stensall, of Denver. The affair is the
result of a matrimonial advertisement.
Florence Gordon, sweetheart ot Jesso
Thames, the "lornr' man now in custody
at Chicago, has reeonsiderei her decision
to "have nothing more to do with Jesse."
She has returned from Detroit and will
marry Thames at the county jail this
week if the police are willing.
A constable attache! the dining room
of one of the swollest hotels of Newark,
O.. during the dinner hour in order to
satisfy a judgment in favor of a s?rvant.
The money was quickly paid.
Obituary: At New Haven, Conn., Hu
bert Anson Xewton.Wl.the oldest professor
in active service at Yale university. At
Upper Sandusky, O., Robert McKelly, 81.
At Green Bay," Wis., Mark English, 5S.
At Kouts, Iud., Thomas H. Macon gh try.
Maud Dusenbury.of Ilamona. Ind., stolo
a team of horses and was arrested at Bra
zil, Ind. She is but 18.
At the Chicago School of Psychologr,
255 Bowen avenue, hypnotism was success
fully used instead of anaesthetics to deaden
the pain of extracting teeth. The patient
was a man 45 years old. Eight teeth wore
drawn. He said he felt no pain.
Josiah E. Kollev. assistant cashier of the
First National Bak of South Bond, Ind.,
killed himself and left a lettur confessing
that he hud robbed the institution of $-.'4,-0U0.
The sultan of Turkey has conferred upon
Miss Clara Barton, president of the Amer
ican section of tho Ked Cross society, the
emblem of the second class of the Order of
Alf T. Hayden, convicted in tho crimi
nal court of soliciting a bribe, has lieen
expelled from the Memphis city council.
E. D. Snifi'en, secretary of the Ameri
can Protective v heelmcn s association.
charged with embezzling $100,OJO, was ar
rested at Chicago.
Justiro Porter, of Chicago, fined four
teen milkmen $:.'5 each for violations of
tho milk ordinance.
Ofiicial returns show that French im
ports during tho last seven months in
creased 215,uoo,u;h) francs over those of tho
same period of ls'.lj.
Iu answer to an advertisement at New
York for ten divorced women to go out in
a theater company tho applicants num
bered over forty, most of them coming
from Hoboken. 1 hey will go In a mu
seum and will probably tako a tour
through the country.
A young man and woman who are tak
ing a wedding tour on their bicvcles wero
arrested at autugh, Ij. I., for riding on
the sidewalks, lint were relrascd without
being fined when the justice learned they
were on a wvutiing trip.
' WorVlBB t-'p Fusion iu Mlulitgnn.
Dktkoit, Aug. 14. Kfforti aro being
made to unite the Democrats, free silver
ites. Pupnliststind Prohibitionist against
M-.-Ktnley. Uepresent alive of the llrst
thri-e imrties named met Wednesday night
and agreed upon a dollnlte plan of action
and the Prohibitionists will be admitted
to tho distribution of patronage if thev
give up their state ticket and join the now
Xcw lurk .lewei.-r Assigns.
Xew Yoiiu, Aug. 11. Henry A. Casper-
feld, dealer in diamonds and jewelry, ef
this city and Saratoga Springs, N. Y., ha
assigned without preferences. He is re
ported to have carried a stock valued at
She Considered the LI 7.
At a teachers ctnveutiou in 'Detroit
a lady, speak::::? ::'sut tlio iufinenco of
bountiful obj.-cts r.vi.u tl:ccliaiattcr and
conduct of young pupils, told a pretty
story received by her front a'.4 eyewit
"Into a schnr.l mcile r.p chiefly of
rbiidron from lho !u::.s tin1 tt uchcr one
day carried a licuniiful cu'.la lily. Of
couv.se t'10 cliilurcn p.ilbcn d al.out the
pure, vraxy blossom in great delight
"One of them was u littlcgiil, a waif
cf tho streets, v.-ho had no care bestowed
npon her, as was evinced hy the dirty,
ragged condition she v;is ahvavs in.
Not only v.'as her clothing droiuifnlly
roiled, but her face and hands soonied
totally unacquainted with soap and wa
As this little or.o drew nt ::r tne
lovely flowi r, she suddenly tamed aud
r:.n away down stuirs and out .f tho
building. Iu st few minutes short turned
with hor har:is wasiied pcrf-ectly clean,
and push - lt.i v. r.y tip to the flower.
where she stc d and admired ii with in
It would seem." continued Miss
Coffin, "that when the child saw tho
lily ia its white purity, she ;stidclenly
reanzea mar sue was not lit to come
into its atmosphere, and the little thing
fled away to make herself suitable for
each companionship. Did not this have
au c-ltvuting, rr finiiigtffoctiuthcc-hild?
Lot us gather all tho beauty we ran into
the eciioolrooia. Xcw York Tribune.
You ought to know that when suf
fering from any Lidaev trouble that
a safe, sure remedy is Foley's Kidney
vure. uuaranteea or monev re
funded. Sold by M F. Bahnsen.
A cream of tartar biking povaAex. BlgheM
of all In leavening strength Latat C-nttad
State Government Food Report.
Botai. Bxi Powbh Co, Saw Team CRT
For Suits Worth
$10, $12 and $13.50
Special Sale of
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All this Season's
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We tell the Best Lines
We make the Lowest
Prices in the three cities.
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It's a pleasure to trade
Is profitable to trade
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vfgorating 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
BOTTLED GOODS A SPECIALTY.
Five Per Cent latere- Paid oa DevoelU:
Money Loaned oa Penoaal CoUaWiral or Real Estate Beomrltj
I U Tsreoas, Tfinaaai
iama Oairusaa. Viea rr
T Svaam4Ai.T, Caaklat,
. Meheai Jalrt. USB, aa4
PMCE TmiEB CE3T8,
All BrQken Lots
at the same price
Special Sale of
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and a yard wide.
Incorporated Uadsr tha
BOOK ISLAND, ILL.
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