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THttAReoB. MONb'AY. DECEMBER1 27. 1897.
Everything in the
Cor S xteenth Street
olid Silvr Tea Spoons of tho Gorham make, the
morlJ's sttn hrd of excellence, $3.50, $3 75 and $4.50
I -4 -1
I w&a v;;' v ' a
1703 Second Avenue.
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Eoobs . Mitchell A LtaW h tf
'oinfd 5,r Art. i4 Sws I t. k
MuuUvllar-ral.ut" Writ KnrM
Cu.rje MwwnM Tas rat-. 1 1. hi
aruoU m efa; rayul, IV vx H'rfsi
Maa trr4 J J a)k ;tW-kT
Bed Room Suits from $9.50
up to $150.
Parlor Suits from $iS up to
Dining Tables from $3.50 up
Over 100 styles of Rocking
Chairs to select from, $1 up.
The largest stock and lowest
prices in the Tri-cities.
A Side Board.
A Dining Table.
A set Dining Chairs.
A Book Case.
A Writing Desk.
A Parlor Set.
A Parlor Table.
A Fancy Stand.
A Nice Couch.
A Bedroom Suit.
A Ladies' Dressing Table.
A Nice Rug.
A Foot Stool.
A Music Cabinet.
A China Closet.
A Hall Rack.
A Fine Chair.
and Second Avenue.
Salve Boxes, Man
icure Pieces and
all things pertaining to
the Toilet ncd3 at low
Knack In She e Making.
Ton leow wctnn who look styl
ist io mtttcr what kind cf
ebtbfs they wear, thee manu
fartnrars fornith a pa aliel.
Some cf them lack the sack of
making ttj'.ih aho. We won't
toy ut kiLd. teitber will we
Baktbat kicd. Oor abort ar
perft in s'yloand finiah. beide
baiag eiirmljr low priced.
?pctl sal all this wek.
Ladies' aid gents' i thct for
Mfir u 9
VERDICT US VIEWED,
Public 6pnion on the Convic
tions in the Storm Drain
BE rCDISO CP THE JUST
Qatar 1 f It--IM a Ja.t atidof S.litarr
ffftPr Kcta;t Wuaobt Frmdut
la tk Cr.anlual tuwl. f Kack 1 U
H Cwt-Ta A. at ..p t. U,ti-
The outcome of the rroiecatioa tf
the atorrn drain coisr.iracj cae in
tt circuit court has afforded lire
ytopio (or conversation tioce the
finding cf lbs jury, which heard and
deliberated upjn th great tuasa ol
tideoce presented. While there is
naturally a diversity ot view and
opinions stated, the verdict is cen-
rally regarded ai ja.t, axd while
tie Olebdauti har. teen tpaiei tho
KQODiioi t a p .nilcouiry ixnol'.j,
itio puuii-bmeni is hld a aotTitni
o be Li laidtaiy nTfft. Ifitteixhea
he prcprr ie;son i: will proncta a
Jpjrrto i.f caut'uu in the awtr-iit; i t
putii.c contract nereatirr, wLioh in
iM particular t are, at least, it i
ovcdieaa to do Diotd than state, was
ot n.anifcat, while it willcterktrato
reckivrs aty'.e of procedure that ha
uecn dcvtlopictf ia a a aitoundinp,
a a iu aa alarming der.e id
ate years tn connection with under-
takiogs which are borne by tax
patera. Xb!a reference ia intended
m app'y n t only to the city gorern
aent, but lj the county a wtlJ; it
not crsigned to be iweepioe in it
nature, aud net'd causa no oiTeuaf
heie it ds not apply. It will
prhap auflicp to ay that the mjre
worthy tte oM-ict, vi.e more unud-
uai nave Dcei some cl the rucacs
emplojed to aUnin It, and it id cn
tLU account that the hopw is vunca-
&(o t that the atom drain disrloaure
and conviction lunv la ul'.icuni
unto it?e:f, ratfcT than htTc rdic the
opening chapter of a new book ol
revt-latioa. Kck Inland is not pin
inp for any more of this kicd of lure
in tne storm aiiun cocenuacv
there was little iliHoulty ciptniDid
oy tho btsto in au&iaitiinv the nlie
Kations of fraud. Tho pnb ic wax
early in the trial convinced t,f ibe
crime, the nature cf the punishment
oemif mo point arouoa which opinion
caieuy centered. Tho lary, from
what can be learned, was uuanimoo
for conviction from the moaivni of
retirmeat frcm th court room, the
on'y source of difference being the
panaity, ana while it is onier
stood thre ui-re those who favor!
penittntmry rentecco. itwusoou
coded that Id any cvpnt gome tbuu:
sutler more thin othrrs. Time fne
nture of the vi rUici yrir tv-i.Uin
apretd npun with the Unxiiuiiui iu
hit, a neavy nno
VtKt CrliutDMt TrltL
The trl-1 provi-d the longest ia the
ntstorT ol criuiibtl proftt-cdinu- in
Kock Island county, and naturailv
utuitim a j:rtp.t opal tl xrH)Dc
The jnrors wb.i htard i; rt-iiv.l
?600 J5 when they wtr-o discliruu
Friday tiht, while ll.id iii )ui.t wn.-'
locrcs-t 1 tj fT.'.o ir, con'iq'itaco of
the etpenu t f -x.ri veciiui drswn
hfcre an truptatile jury oji.ld be
lectcd. The Item cf beard ddriny
tic pr.-fM'Si i.f tho trial amounted .c
vti e t!u actuai cjurt crt in
ho Way if '., etc.. hn net jet
ten fully eetic-aUu. Tho c.-urt
cots. atoko the jury txpfuscg. oic ,
are to bo bcrne by the crnviVted. so
that if ths finding of the jury ho!Js.
the dtffidnnta imm; ttt-.m tl!
haTe ccnsl.'crable to psy ia sJdi'.ija
to h mere Ec.a.
The rtxt move will proL ib'y be a
motion by the (IffrtiiUntb1 cuUie'.
for a r" trial an1 in tho event o!
lKN bva t,v. rru!-d, notice of n
peai iay be phea. TLo digf OiltiJn
-f the dcff.nfaaw poad!nj the ap
ptsl i entirely in the haoJj r f ibt
court. Furtltr muc iu ikie cao
are. however, UUcip;ud t'ne piei-
t'Ud ia tl.t Mi i.i bf rra:lrltl.
Surrourdcd by loved ocei in the
midst of the jiys cf the hjme cirol
incident tj CLriatsja. Mrs. Kit H.
Foster, cf lvcopwrt, txjiircd Christ.
iuss day. ishe Lad gou o ts hciriin
f hr daugvtr, Mrs. J. M (in.p;ji.
to spt-nd tbodiy, he Ch'tbtu.a. din
ner Lad jet betn partaken cf, an oe
ctAidn iu wLira nut duly Mr. G:3--fKj;.'
oq childrtn, but i-cvca ui"tt-
r.elii; ot.js in tie o-:ihbjrhood
pirtioipuud. bn Mr. FiMi r tad.
ltniy pr.ol fn-m earth. Sh ha'i
taken part in tha prcp.rtiCbs k?if
nti-re 1 iuto the j y ot mtkiui; it,
li'igiit-r;Ml grtu;" L-irp, wi'h the
juri! o( a ia'.i'. au!. ihu was C5
of at' iid the wi.!o of Mij
Cnarlt s Fu-U r. Katty t!.gtn-rattuu
..f tl.f. Lc(.rt a tUo eauto tf Lr
Sir l-ir I a mi c ra
il A Wld and C. 3. Sr. rep
reent:ng John E. Lowe and Jvsun
Cicdup. biv bfu.i lo ruita fir
damages in tne c;rc jii court aest'.ct
M'S J.' ia t.trtiser, -xrCutnx tf
the ria?e n( i J. V. threiner.
Crudup eks to teecrer $10 vc-n ahd
L- tS.WMt. Ljth plaintt3s were
jii jsreJ by t:. failing of the scaf
jfold on the Friea building, which o
:C.dcc: resu'.ted ia tuo itrath cf Mr.
.y.mi.r u-Vn Ik. 1
tractor on the building, atd W. II.
The pernio wbo diMurLd the en-
j Ctegati.io lait SucJay by roughing
it rtq'ietUd to cU en T. H. Trmtnas
ja.-jd iff a bef.-'o cf FoIcts lloner
.aid Ttr. wh:ch ala;t iwa itliei.
IN THE POLICE COURT.
Haabar r Offailwa Air Thair TwibN
Btfora MJkglttrsta StafTjrd.
Frank Niehol?, charged with as
saaltlcg Sam Jjnef, was ficcd 3 and
costs by a jury in 'Magistrate Staf
ford'a court Friday.
Andrew Johnson, of Milan, was
fined (!0 and costs by Magistrate
Staffjrd for fihtio with Cnarlet
Petcron at the poatofiice baildine.
Albert B-jrg, arrested by Oflker
Aics worth tor pel in stones at Louis
Milks' home, was fined $3 and cost?
for disorderly condaat. He went tj
the ounty jiil.
Wi.l uion, Mike Csrnan and Hir
vey Lyman, three uptown lads, ar
retted Friday by 02Wr Fitzgerald
for persecuting a peddler, werefiatd
l anl costs apiece in Magistrate
Louis Clark and J. J. Joyce hii an
argoment .t Pottiger's retiarit,t on
Market iquare biturday ni-rht
Ci&ik punched Jovce. Otlicer
Aiasworth arretted Clark, who was
taTd f J and txtras.
Gcorce UarVer, Billy Allars and
Ada Ammrman, principals in a fi-ht
at tho JJaslmile club dance Cnriit-
QH eve, wer asscsrel ti aad
etra ap-.cce by Magistrate Stafford
today. All liquidated.
Jjbn H'.nes, John Kllv. John
rviin. Tom bfarkev. V.iUif.m Mvcre,
e Hayes, Tom McCall and Dan
Kel'y, Vflg?, wxie given CLricoa'
presents in the sbape of 10 days
apit-ce in tho cjuny jil.
iturewtre to txdting Christ-
mas scrapes in Davenport. Abo
Warwick (colored) shot Marvin Rob
ert-, city scavenger, in the loft trm
at a Christmas tree celebration and
e-caped. Jjhn Drexol, a khantv
boat tenant, drove some iavaders off
his premises i:h a knife. 'I here
wero no fatalities in either instance
IN LINE OF PROMOTION
Uttaoirta In tho Idea ll.nj R nnUiuoaa
Vetera Engtamr Knlraa.
James aikcr. the night foreman
at the' Itxk Is!and roundhous. has
recvtved a promotion to the foreman
ship ot th company's ro'iodhouse ut i
Cbu'ftfha, Indian territory, and he !
leaves tonight to assume bis new
dutiis. (l orire Liiriirsworth takus
.Mr. Walker's place in Kock Island.
John Greeny, oro of the veteran
pngineers on the Iowa division of the
Kock Iland. has give j wp his engine,
and will embark in the restauraut
business in Rock Island. Gre&by
and his brother, Tom, were for years
two fd the best known and best liked
kuijjuts of the throttleon the system.
Tom retired 'some t'me B0. Grec-
ny s ename, which is k
uwu as one
of the "five hundred." anl is one of '
the hft thai cornea iotu Uock Isl'inr). j filmed theic duties at noon today, af
be ng N. 532. ha been (fivi-a to F-' lb holiday recess given them by
k,iu :r h. . iileaos, usd th latt- r'a
iron hteed, Nj. 072, wiii b:i taken l.y
J.iha Kjuc. vrhi Vi ii laid oil some
tucr.ili-j fcgj, nr.'l whj is ttms rcia -
Fred TeJfer, for tho past year n'ght
oporatur at the Mtlwaakf o'cepjt, hu
bea promoted to tho p-jjition cf d.y
operator for the tamo company i-t'tmn wuh the ether head olUcers at
llr.eine. He is succeeded here by Ira j Koek Island during tho January
Luiz, of iiuilioirtun. Wis. Jnieeting of iho board of directors.
FOUR MCARTii AS ONE.
ttitbli'.a M.! t)ot
ot.l Bll-aea Uauuton
The home or Mr. nad Mrs. Charlo3
Hiofigcn, at 818 Twentieth street,
was the econo cf a pretty double
vending at 8:3.i yesterday afternoon,
their two dungLter, Mis Amelia W.
and MatilJaC. llansgen h-ung united
with Victor H. and liugc O Tucher.
The grooms are brothers. The cer
mony was solnmnised by Rev. A. C.
Meocieke, psstcr cf t-e"(iiTinan Li-thr-ran
church, in tho presor.co ol
iVut 40 relatives and friends. The
heme was taitu'nliy decorated with
smilix. ror.tsarid paims. Thecjupbs
stood beneath n ll iral art h between
the parlors while tho binding words
were baicg apoken. The brius were
if.ired i j irowns cf whito sarin. A
wedding ieasl fjlloed the cere
Fne Messes. Ttusher are po
prietors rf the Tri-City Mercantile
compiiy. and are enterprising and
t.priiiit biiino-.ii men. The Drids
ari tstni'ible Indie. tnl are carnex:
HurKers in the G riuan Lutheran
i!i.:r h. Victor II. Touscher
ita in brid.) WeaiMsd.iy fr fct. j
L;uii, wh-.r they wi.l vitit f"rhr
uhDrt tiaie before guing on to Vm- J -j-cennes,
lad.. wnicU will be thei' fu- a
ture hotLO, Mr. Teuechtr bidrg
rsttry of the IuMralate D.bti'.liog
emipany tUere. Mr. aad Mr. Hugo ''
O TrU.chor wiil rei I iu Hcck iTi
and. Mr. Teuacher to continue in $
.vurcvl l-af-it.r' Ul..ralon.
Tte e-dored people ef ti.H tri-elttes
aro hrrarii. inT fi! n i'.int c r i .
ti. n c.lebrauon at ito colored &U.i2J "hipped into activity, ihe
sonic temple on Third avenue and
Seventeenth street text Saturday.
Th re will ie exercises fn the after
nr-on and cvenine. Hon. C. G. Hip.
well, i f Dtveop-iri: Hon. J C. Buck -
I -er. i f Cfciesgo, ar d C. J tScarle.
Maj J,... L--r
,..-Y and H. M
Cankria, of this
Sprt.o io ell Jg'
.ura. oriairei v, aner. cr Monger
tnrou:!i her attorney, J. Li Ojkletf.
I ha begun tn i fir M-parat maiott-
nance. She ears she was married in
; C";naecti':at in HVi to Peter Winer,
. :whj fche dee Wt h.i.lf.ccUn
, .ja.rrels&ms dijpoi.iion.' Mr. and
Mia. Water ar b-th over so years
,. cu lb, ctt-n i viug w.in ner
nci ircvi.a aspiration
I. um J.r IHISOiGi', 1 lirat-
iu' tit the eiy s thj cj:
FATE OF A
Tram Near Coal
EIS EODT TES&2LY MAITSLED.
Wtb'ron4 Extra Fnlirnt Rant lliiu Do.
ffb li on BU Way Horn: Fatality Mot
ClaceT r4 Cntll 8:rerml Uoara After
Its Occn.reaet Cor..B-r E klu.rt HcUi
John McKeag, a farmer, 24 Tears
of age, was run down and killed by
an extra freight train on the Uock
Uland & Peoria railway a mile west
of Coal Valltv at 12.30 veeterdav
morning. The accident was net dis
covered until three hours after it oo
eurred. F. P. Wilson, the engineer.
ssjs the locomotive was jarred in
paesiog the puint of the fa
tality, bat he gave little heed
to the, . matter, and continued
oa tow.trd Kock Island. The crew
immediately started on the ietnrn
trip to Peoria. When a mile from
Coal Valley Engineer Wilson Buys he
thought it bast to examine the track.
Ha sent R. U. Cook, the head brake
man, on to investigate, tho train
having stopped. Waiting on a short
distauco, the body of McKeag was
found. His legs wero inside toe rail
aud bis bjtfy on the outside. Coron
er L V. Kckhart was summoned, and
the remains were brought to Coal
Valley, where an ioqnebt was held
atthedepot. The jury, Leon A. Wylie
foreman, Robert Sommorson, F. S.
Cochran, Frod Gregg, Hugh Martin
aud David A Morau. returned a ver-
tiict that McKeag met his death as
stated above, no blame being at
tached to anyone.
Hart Been Drinking.
Richard Tryce told the jury that
te saw ftJcKesg at bomraerson's sa
loon at 11 o'clock Saturday night.
ad Le tpreared very sleepy ai.d
was qaito drunk. It is supposed tho
unfortunate man was ou bis way
home when killed. Dr. W. F. Myers,
M'ho mado the examination of Mc
Keag's body, found both of his legs
teveieJ just nbsve the knoo. his loft
hand badly licerntcd and two fcalp
wounds, whiie his body rvas terribly
MeKbag was single and conducted
a farm near Coal Valiev.
The hnstler button of the Modern
Woodmen order Is again in force, bo-
;ginnicg with Jan. 1.
ine vvooumen oiuco forces ro-
Head C:erk C v. Uawes.
j Neighbor G. K. Ueckenridgo, of
j iwop So75, ut V".eekcnridgc, 111., is the
, aufnr of a drima oniitieft, A Mod-
Itrn Wood m.-ic,'' which he is just pub
j Toe Leii pbysioians cf tbo Wood
wen order are to meet for consults-
Xho board will meet Monday, Jan. 17,
"My wife was afflicted with intense
ivuiuf, ukuuucu uu WlUJUlt-9 Of
eruptions appeared ou her skin. The
disease battled all efforts to cure
until we began the use of Hood's
Sarsaparilla. When she hud taken
this medicine a sliort time tho trou
ble entimly disarpoared." J. M.
iynmo, 33 Van Purcn street, Chi
JloniVs 1 ills sre the only tails to
Jtr.fce with Hood's Sarsaparilla. llasy
ano yet tujc.iiiir..
fur Kinnry tmat Wn
There is nothing betier than Folev
Kidney Cure. Ereryone who trirn it
will hgt'fce io ilii. For ot.u by T. 21
PnfiT t eml, ilttnill'iii.
Tbcrb will bo a special reeeting cf
.htfiwt tomorrow evonicir, J'nesdav
I)-m 23, for Important busineos. A!!
cjmi.des arertiuesicd to be present.
'. a. Hrlkkk. Commander.
W. A. Noams. Adjatunt.
V W r; a H
7ho wooli pfescrJbi
tonics ?nd biltcrs for a wcikt
, pur-7 cruld ?
Its muscles and
nerves are so thoroughly cz-
fcalei that they cannot be
child nesc3 food ; a fe'ocd-
' Z ' s ' g
i r a- v;
. - T""rr r.mi. ifm
! OCOU S CaTSUJSSOn 2
; Z of Cod-Dver Oil (s afl of this,
t' and you still have a tonic m
iW th hvooohasohits of I?m
"w 7 tr-'-'t"""
ana soda to act with the food. v
n For thin and delicate children
, there Is no renedy superior S!
lk 111 "una. k iucuua tt
growth, strength, plumpness !
J and comfort to them. Be sure j
y0u get i'5 tmtilsicn-
Vac r.l im, i drui js.
SCOTT 4 WWXE, Omrisfj, Xew York. l
Vigorous Cape and Jacket Selling
larger than we want now.
get rid of them
Jackets and Capes.
25 heavy beaver don ble Capes, trim
med with wide braid, 0 QC
edged with fur, not f5, but VfckJJO
10 good warm beaver Jaokets. with
storm collars, military loop fronts,
very etyltsh perfect fitting coat,
should bo 7, take them Q Q"7
Lively bargains in oar hous3 furn
Iron frame Clothes Wringer", Tues
day and Wednesday, Too, net 7 figs
H!75. but . '3
Other sensational bargains on sale,
which we ehall mention frcm time to
When r hopping here don't fail to
visit this department and make care
ful inquiries about the great bir
gairs we are oiL-ring.
NEW YEAR'S 1898
Gifts for Men
Umbrellas and Canes,
GEovc and Hosiery,
Mufflers and Handkerchiefs,
rmspenders and Whirls,
Hatt; and Can9
Men's Suits and Overcoats,
9 I5.-ys9 Suits and Overcoats,
j. An endless variety of good clothing
1 and you know the price is right.
I 1804 Second Avenue.
JS0 . a
it.. .-vr- .y
CEVT34L 8HOE ST03E,
BoGXtiDWECaljar :U, aaathv, rnmUtis; ir.tlcina. Only T milna) (Jai
til.tVld.fittcuii tlti. ii Tyoa wtat lL bmt, got,
Op- Fea2's Punni'rGgal Pills
To-t mn prompt, wJt trA certain In raralt. The rulbi Vt. Faal'a) mm U
cvu. tj.ltrc, t.Xi. XdCrtMl'tiiUKMUJiaCg- Ccreuoo.0.
tor Bale by A. J. Kclss. Drujfist,
SIKVERS cfc ANDERSON.
NTRACTORS and BUILDERS.
AT aia 'a of caiprBU
w jr. & im
U HCE aD SliUT
SEASON. Largest selling we have ever
largest buying, greatest preparations all
that v e have a few piles a little
Two items show how we're to
Beginning Tuesday morning, 6 dozen
(72) Children's f 1, 75c and 60o Trim.
med ielt Sailor Hats, close
Vai out at ;
Women's .-$1 Colorado and Klondike
Bats, leather bound and 4C.
leather bands, out they go at vU
About 20 of the f 1 kind of Trimmed
Walking Hats, sell 'eta
5J dozen (66) Children's and Misses'
Plaid TamO'Sbanters, the 75c QQB
kind at 33c, yes www
25 dozen Men's All Wool Shrunk
Pontiao Mittens for Tuesday and
Wednesday, two days, 4o a A n
pair, not a misprint
20 dozen Womon's Maoo Egyptian
Yarn Fleece-lined Vests, not 2So, ant
Only two to a cus- Ifln
1720. 1722, 1724. 1726, and 1723 Second Avenuo
Of what a nice New Year present
a pair of Shoos or Slippers would
make? Lois of people need
Shoes and Slippers tt this time
cf the year, and a gift of this
kind will be thoroughly appre
ciated. We have a fine selection
of Holiday Slippers in stock, all
styles and colors and at prices
that are lower than ever. Como
in and look them over. We are
always pleated to ihow goods.
1711 SICOSD ATE5UX.
Bock Island, 111.
Gacanl Jobbtsy oca oa afcott a eaa
721 TWELFTH 8TEEET.