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Tim AIlfHJB, TUESDAY, JANUARY. 11, 1898.
Everything in the
Cor Sixteenth Street
a av a a a
Solid Silver Tea Spoons of the Gorham make, the
world's standard of excellence, $3.50, $3 75 and $4.50
Corps' . 1
I jl - i. 2 1
Allen. Myes & Company
O prosit Harper Bocae. i!8CZ3tn
- Bed Room Suits from $9.50
up to $150.
Parlor Suits from $18 up to
Dining Tables from $3.50 up
Over 100 styles of Rocking
Chairs to select from, $1 tip.
largest stock and lowest
in the Tri-cities.
set Dining Chairs.
Ladies' Dressing Table.
and Second Avenue.
Salve Boxes. Man
icure Pieces and
all things pertaining to
the Toilet needs at low
1703 Second Avenue.
FOR STEAM OR
Made la twenty sizes for
HarJor Soft Coal. No
packrd joloU to leak.
Can y cleaned In five
minutes, the same as new,
therefore the most econ
omical Qolck drcu'atlon
In Every Particular.
Let us figure with you on
the heating and plumb
ing of your house. First
class work at reasonable
PUSHING IT ALOIIG
Piling Arrives for the Erection
of the Crescent
TEESTLE 13 TO BS BUILT 80CI.
CiwtrMllM Gcmaaar a taa Dart t part
Fnpanac to Taka Eft. 14 at Oatr-
With TUB-VatirM arrMae-
Dally lr rttlataar SMa Wart,
Yesterday the firtt car load of nil.
log for the hore wotk and approaches
to the Crescent bridge arrived in
Davenport. Woik will be com.
menced tbia week and will be pnabed
right aloog nntll it ia completed,
ran of the stringers are already 00
ihn ground and the remainder is on
Messrs. P. T. Valh and George T
Baker, of the F.d wards & Walsh Con
struction company, which bat the
contract for t. .bore work on the
Davnpcrt side of 1 be river, were seen
yesterdsy and slated that the work
on the trestliog would begin imme
diately. The pile drivers are on
bae1 and they will be set Immedi
ettly. The leader aaji: "The pit.
in? arrived this morning and before
noon active operationa were com
menced to pet the machinery in
place to begin the work. The driver
will ne set on the sooth shore cf 1st.
and No. 310. where the abutment cf
the bridge will be. and will drive
the piling on across the island in the
course to be takn by the work.
The entire tresUln? will be on a
enrvo bending to the northeast, and
will continue for a distance of at
least 1.500 feet Word has been re
ceived to the cfTcct that other con
signments of piling are rn the wav
and will be here as fast as Deeded
Mr. Baker stated that the work
would be well commenced by the lan
01 ine preeoot week. Seve al oar
loads rf stringers are already on the
prcuna ana more ts expected soon
Tho stringers sre i f Washington fir
aod are shipped ail the wsy from
Tba stoae Wk.
The stone work has met with some
more delay on account of the soft
weather. Everything is in readiness
to commence the work on this side
of the river as soon as the ice is sat
fioiently strung again to permit of it
Preparatior are well nnder way for
work on pier So 8 on thia aide, and
several car loads of stone for this
work ere on the ground. Indeed
they have Iwen arriving for two
wtoks past, from time to time, so
that as soon as it is practicable to
commence the work on this side
there will be nothing to prevent it
The work rn the piers oa tba other
side 01 tne river has been resumed.
The ioe being unaY.e to bear, a chsn
nel has been tut through to the shore
and tbf barges are being floated baok
and fenh through it. Thus the
work there is progressing nicely, and
it is thought that pier No. S will be
well completed toward the last part
01 tne week, it is now nesr the sor
face of the river and the hirdoit part
01 tne work is over."
FARMER'S TRAGIC DEATH.
Carlf a Ra Dawn bf
a T.am at
Jacob Carlson died at 3 o'clock
yesUrday afternoon at his home near
Coal Valley frcm icjuries received in
Dsiog run down by a rut away team
arivea ny Ana re w Anderson.
Tbe accident occurred about a ha
mile last of the Valley. Mr. Carlson
was returning home from the Black
Diamond mine with a load of coal.
He waa walking alongside his wagon
Jnst behind him was Mr. Anderson
whose team, becoming suddenly
uignienea, aasnea forward, and
knocked Mr. Carlson down. The
wagon pasted over his body. He
was unconscious and bleeding from
his wounds when picked up. He
was taken to his home. Dr. Myers
who waa summoned to attend him.
found that he had received internal
injuries ia the region of the chest
He never regained consciousness.
The deceased resided i?st outside
the village. Be was 26 years of age
and leaves a wue and lour children.
Coroner Eckh art held an inquest
oa Che remaios today, and a verdict
in accordance with the facts given
aoove was returned.
vr. jseu s i'ine-Tar Honey cores
eoeghs and oolds snd soothes the a'r
passages. It hesls the bronchial
tabes and enables the blood to re
ceive its proper supply of oxygen.
Thar tm a C1M at Faaple
Who are Injured by the use of cof
fee. Recently there has been placed
ia all the grocery stores a new prep,
aration called Grala-O, made of pure
grains, that takea the place of coffee.
The most delicate stomach receives
it without distress, and but few can
tell it from eoffee. It does cot cost
ever one-quarter as much- Children
may drink it with great benefit 15
cents and 25 cents per sackage.
it Ask for Grain-O.
Talked for months, from a front
porch aad rear end of a car. Per
haps the use of Foley's Honey and
Tar will explain why they could do
this; without injury to their vocal
organs. It Is largely used by speak,
ers and singers. For tale by T. II.
Yes, 'tis tone; Fj.ev's Honer
Tar is the best cough medicine,
ale by T. U. Thomas.
J alga Uast OvarralM tha Stern Drala Dc-
Judge Gest this morning overruled
the motion of the storm drain de
fendants for a new trial. In render
ing bis deslslcn, the court held the
proceedings cf the trial were regular:
the jury was an ideal one. not, he
believed. Influenced by public feel,
ing, and the verdict waa just. He
could, therefore, see no justifiable
grounds for the granting of a new
trial. The counsel tor the defend,
ante thereupon filed a motion in an
arrest of judgment This will not
be heard until after sufficient time.
In which to give the defense an op
portunity to prepare an appeal to
toe aupreme court, has elapsed.
Judge uest this morning also dis
solved the temporary icjanctlon re
cently granted to the Rock Island &
Eastern Illinois railway restraining
the Bock Island & Peoria from occu
pying the property between E:ghh
and Eleventh atreets north of its
ma'.n track for any purpste wbttso.
ever. The dissolution wa applied
for by the Bock Island & Peeris,
whicb is in controversy with the
Rock Island & Eastern I linois over
certain rights on the property la
A divorce was granted yesterday
afternoon to Abbie H. Pierson. who
as represented by Connelly & Con
nelly, who charged her husband.
Robert J Tlcrson, of habitual drunk
enness. Judge Gest also granted her
the custody of her chiliren.
a jury ysieray anernoon re
turned a verdict for the defendant in
the case of George McEl vaio et al.. vs.
rli..laa 3 lannii Tk. .... .
appeal by the plaintiffs from a justice
court, grew out of tbe non-Pavmett
of a promiso y note for 111) by An-
rson to McEivam A Searle. of
(luneseo. Anderson alo had a bill
against the firm for $102, eo the jury
decreed that the plaintiffs wero in
debt to Anderson to the extent of
HARRY RICHARDSON HELD.
Toothful Barslar llona Orcr to tHa Utand
Harry Richardson, the 15-vcar-oM
colored youth, who burglarized the
African Methodist churoh, and robbed
the pastor. Rev. Thomas, Sunday
night was held to the grand
jary ia 1200 bonds yesterday
afternoon by Magistrate Stafford.
Tbe lad could not f arni&h bail and
was committed to the county cala
boose. In searching him several
trinkets of jewelry, stolen from lie v.
Thomas, were fcund Jn his. shoes.
Ed Stord, who Richardson says as
sisted ia the robbery, cannot be lo
cated by the police, who are inclined
ia the belief that no such person ex
ists, and that the colored boy did
the job alone. The money has not
yet been recovered.
E. A. Rounds was fined $10 and
costs yesterday afternoon by Magis
trate Manora lor disorderly conduct
cumplalned of by Mrs. St Clair.
incre is noining new in the wspe
Question ai kock island arsenal to
7 Among last evening's Washington
dispatches to the Chicsgo Record
appears the following: "James
O'Connoll, of Chicago, president of
tbe International Association of Ma
chinists, called on the president to
day, and was cordially received. He
was accompanied by Representative
Prince, Charles Gstea Dawes, the
new comptroller of the currency;
William U Edcas. assistant superiu
tendedt cf free delivery, postoflico
department and John Hamerston,
the representative of the employes
at the Rock Island arsenal. Mr.
O'Connell explained to tho president
tha Ccmxaudant Blnnt of tbe Reck
Island arsenal, had scaled down the
wages of the machinists from 1 cent
to 63 cents a day ia order to make
them correspond with the wages paid
in the eastern cities, instead of con
tinuing those prevailing in the vest,
and had issued an order making tbe
readjustment ttke effect Jan. 1. He
protested also against what is known
as the piece plan of work, which
Commandant Blunt proposes to put
into effect at once. He informed the
president that the employes at the
arsenal were working nnder protest,
and asked that the old rates be re
stored at once, pending an investiga
tion to determine whether the read
justment proposed is jast snd rea
sonable. The protest has been
before the war department for some
time, where, owing to the illness cf
Secretary Alger, it was re'ened to
tbe assistant secretary, .who is in
clined to permit the near rates to
continue in force for SO days, during
"" employes may present
their prolans. It la expected that
the president will act upon the ap
peal promptly, and Mr. O'Connell
belieVkB that tha action will te
favorable to the interests he repre
Ir. Uaiii Ma -Tar Uomy
Acts ss a balm to the lungs, cutting
tbemicus, allaying the inflamma
tion, healing and strengthening. It
will eare a cough or a cold in one
fcipht and aMlara Ik. In...
2 ftfftin the inception of disease. 25c
a. Kwu urujr stores, no enre no piy.
A Walta Slack.
Foley's Kidney Cure is a perfectly
reliable preparation for all kidney
snd bladder disea es. The proprie.
tors of this great medicine guarantee
it or the money refunded. Do they
not deserve a white mark? For sale
by T. H. Thomas.
When doctors fail try Burdock
Blood Bitters. Cures d venenata, con-
, aupauou; invigorates tne wnole sys
tern. Sold by Marshall A Fisher.
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Frank Thayer Says His Body
Will Be Found in the
DEOLAKES THAT EE 13 IISAIE
awtataatat tha four 'i Okrtstlaa
Atanelatlo Liavae a Ixttrr tm Which
Hi CaafaasM an rnoontrollabla Oc
Ira ta Martlet hmi Oa mui Da tannines
an Hunt if aa tha Victim.
Frank Thcyer. for the past few
months an assistant at the Young
Men's Christian assoc ation building,
ia missing. In a letter which
he left he cays that his body will be
found in the Mississippi river. The
farewell missive was addressed to A.
M. Bruner, of thia city, state secre
tary of the association, end was
opened on his arrival at his office at
7 o'clock last evening. The letter is
Rock Island. Jan. 10. 1893. To
My Dear Benefactor. Mr. Bruner,
and Mr. Freemac: When you get
this letter I will be in the bottum of
the Mississippi river. I hare reached
a state of mind that I have dreaded,
yet I have for quite a whilo beca ex.
pecting it. 1 am cracy. I am being
palled along by a force I can't resist.
Do yoa know what my desire is? It
is to kill some one, and sooner than
have it that way I am going to kill
myself. This has been working on
me for some time and it is a wonder
:?Z lDM 1 "vc
not noticed it.
on would write
and tell my mother. I can't. I am
afraid if I started to write to my
mother I would chaage my mind.
Good-bye to both of you."
The letter was immediately turned
over to the police, who were also
furnished with a description of
Tnajer. who was about 22 years of
age, of light complexion, Bleeder and
ol medium height.
Aetad Peculiarly at Tlmat.
Thayer acted peculiarly at times,
but the people about the place where
ne was employed supposed it only
10 oe nervousness ioiicwinir bis dis
continuance of the use of tobacoo.
But now it is evident that the un
fortunate young man was Buffering
from mental abberration, the effect
of which is plainly set forth in his
own words in the foregoing letter.
Thayer came from Mt. Pleasant,
Mich. From information received
from that town he bore a good repu
tation, and gave up a clerkship
mere 10 accompany w. a. Ward,
state evangelist for the Christian
church in Ohio, as a singer. He
finally drifted to this city. He ap
plied to Messrs. Bruner and Freeman
for employment A helper at the
Y. M. C. A. was needed, and Thayer
was given tte 10a. Ho was iudas'
trious and ambitions. He slept in a
room at the Y. M. C. A. The last
seen ef Thayer waa Sunday evening.
when he a '.tended and took part in the
young people's services at the Christ
ian church. He left his keys in the
building and the letter addressed to
Mr. Bruner on Secretary Freeman's
desk where they were found jester
Ia Olden Time
People overlooked the importance of
permanently benofioial effects and
were satisfied with transient action;
but now that it is generally known
that Syrup of Figa will permanently
overcome habitual constipation, well
informed people will not buy othor
laxatives, which act for a time, bo',
finally injure the system. Buy the
kbuuiuo. maue oy ine utiiiornu fig
Tax Collector' Hattsa.
The taxes for 1897 ara now due
and payable at the offise of county
superintendent of schools, court
house, first floor near north entrance.
Bring laat year'a tax receipts and
avoid delay in searching for deacrip
P. J. Lee,
Robaerlba for Th Abous
Small Shoes at Small Prices.
Larger ahoes in proportion.
That does not mean that onr
prices are high. They are mod
erate all through our stock.
We have jnst the shoes ycTu
want at jnst the price yon want
to pay, as everything must go
regardless of cost Watch for
hancbiU. Come ia and inspect
our stock. It will pay yon.
Pic C ABE'S
About 260 dozen
wear bought at 40 to
to makers' failure to
Here Are a Few.
Women's genuine Angora
Pants, everybody's price
Women's natural color plaited
always $r.5o, now, all at
40 doz. Women's Maco Egyptian Fleeced Union
buits, less than half value
xco doz. Women's natural wool plaited non-shrink-
mg Union Suits, $1 value
40 dozen Ladies' Maco Egyptian Fleeced Vests,
(you II see their value)
Genuine Angora Fleeced Lined Vests and Pants,
(natural gray,) always $1.25, we shall close this
lot at, only
The 50c kind Boys' Fleeced
Children's Gray Fleeced
suits at less than half price, sizes 2, 3, 4, 5 and
6, worth 50 to 75c all at
THE ROUND UP
Winter Overcoats and Suits:
The Pruning Knife of Cut Prices
moves the balance of winter goods.
Don't pass us by for a look at
1804 Second Avenue.
ALL THIS WEEK
CENTRAL SHOE STORE. 1713 IICOKD AVMUI.
See Onr Line oi Wall Paper.
Whenever you tee wall tape, of extra choice,
design or finish, extra richness, yoa may depend
that It came from tte b'g store of tie
ADAMS Wall Paper Co.
S10. S12, S14 TWES1IETH ST.
all kinds of Knit Under-
60c on a dollar owing
deliver in October as
Fleeced Vesta and
75c, now. . .
worsted Union Suits
(Oneita Style) Union
17S0, 1723, 1734. 1726, and 1728 Second Avenue