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THE AKGUS, TnDRSDAT, DECEMBER 31, 1903.
Continued Irom First Page.
thfs ha flames were started in the
rear of the stage. The stage 13 un
usually wh1 and there was so great
a draft the flames spread rapidly. They
Foon had attacked alt the scenery In
the- rear of the stage, i never saw
flamrs spread so rapidly. When the
fire first began I went to the footlights,
and to prevent alarming the audience
I said there was a slight Maze and
.that it would I e Letter to go out quiet
ly. "Then I stepped hack and ordered
the asbestos curtain down. This, when
half way down, refused to go farther
and thus an additional draft was cre
ated. Tlii swej.it the flames out into
the auditorium and I knew the theater
.was doomed. I hurried back on th3
stage and aided in getting the wo nen
members of the company into the al
ley. Some of them were in the dress
ing room and were almost overcome
before they could get to the stage and
to the doors. 'When I saw all wtre
out I hurried to the hotel. There was
no chance to change my costume."
Wire I Hid AbetoM Curtain
The cause of the "ja milling" of the
asbestos curtain, considered the cause
if the disaster, was explained today
by an inspector for the underwriters
who made a tour of the house and
found the wire on which the queen of
the aerial ballet flew out over the au
dience in the second act. held the as
Veslos curtain in place and prevented
it from being lowered, it was shown
by the inspector that the wire on
which the most spectacular feature of
the show was made practically caused
No decrease is shown in fresh esti
mates of the death missing and injur
ed in the Iroquois theatre fire. The
continued sight of dead bodies lying
huddled on the floors an.l tables of the
vaiious morgues proved too much this
afternoon for some of the jurors im
paneled by Coroner Traeger. Several
members of 1 lie jury objected to being
forced to view the bodies, and one
juror, .loseph t'limmings, practically
eoHnp.sed at l'olston's morgue.
LIST OF THE KILL K D.
Many of Those Id-ntllir(l are Fn ni Cltle
OutwUie of Chicago.
Among the dead outside residents
of Chicago aie the following:
Mrs. .John Adaneck. Mrs. C. I), F.art
lett. both of I'.artlett, III.
Waiter 1). Austrian. I .a Porte. Ind.
l.eandi.r Piffendorf, Lincoln, ill.
-Vnj. Kdwards. Clinton. Iowa.
tieorge Sidney Fox, Winnetka. 111.
Thomas .1. Flannigan, Indianapolis.
Mabel (iert.n. Winnetka.
.lohn Holland. Miss Lillian Holland.
W. W. Hooper. Kenosha. Wis.
Kdith Horton, Onti nagon. Mich.
Alice Kaufman. Ilammon.l. Ind.
Harvey Kieley. St. Louis.
Mrs. Sarah Franz. Kaeine, Wis.
Mrs. Frank Lea veil wort h, Decatur,
Kdvi:i W. Moton. St. Louis.
Alice Maloney, Ottawa, III.
Mamie Muir, Peoria, 111.
lack Pottlitzer, Lafayette, Ind.
Warner Sedill. Kankakee. III.
Mrs. .1. P. Stendler, ISurdilh Stend
ler, Lowell, Ind.
TWO NOTABLE DAYS IN ONE
Mrs. Smith, Desplaines, 111.
Kdward T. Vanegan, John Van Ze-
gan, Kenosha, Wis.
C. A. Winslow, Three Itivers Falls,
Mrs. XT. M. Stork, Des Moines.
Mrs. II. II. Trask, Ottawa, HI.
Mrs. (J. A. Henry, (Jalesburg, 111.
Mrs. A. M. Mendel, Meola, Iowa.
('. I), .lames. Davenport, Iowa.
Klizabeth McC.ill. Pittsburg. Pa.
Dora Mitchell, Lockport. HI.
Mrs. Klla Mead. Wisconsin.
Mary Vaningen, Kenosha, Wis.
Miss L. Christopher, Deeorah. Iowa.
Susie LafTman (or Lassman), La
Margaret Iove. Woodstock, 111.
Mis. Mabel P.ettsgord. Harry P.
Hliss, Kacine, Wis.
Willis and Charles W. Cooper, Keno
II. 1- Hutchinson. Kipou. Wis.
Katheiine L ng, (ieneva. III.
Lena Moak, Watertown. Wis.
(irace and Dettie Van Ingen, Keno
Miss Wit, Lenox, Mass.
Zabella Stoddard. 17, Donald Stod
dard, Id. Minonk. III.
Helen Cooper. Lena, Hi.
Dr. Kmery Hewins. Petersburg. III.
Mrs. L. II. Pierce, Plainwell, Mich.
Xamtarf Oilier Dead.
Following is the list of known dead,
all being from Chicago where ad
dresses are not r.iven:
DALLF.Y. I'.KKXK K. 1-' years old.
P.Kl'TL. WILLIAM ('.. :::! years old.
ISISSIXtlKK. WALTKK P... 14 years.
HI i:D.SLEV. MIIS. H. O.
PODICK, X. W.
in'KXMAX". MAHCAHFT. VI years,
lil TFLL, WILLIAM C.
P.rTLFK. MRS. L. KOSHILL.
COKCOKAX, . daughter of Mich
ael. COOP KM. C. L.
COl'LTS, 11. II.
DKLFF. MISS X.
DODD. MRS, .1. F.
nOXALDSOX. MISS A.. IS year!
FUKKK. MIJS. F. A.. Oalesburg.
FOX. CKOKCK KIDXKY, age 1".
l'LAXXACAX. THOMAS .j., Indian
apolis. tJAHX. MISS .1.. no address obtain
able. (iAUTZ, MARY DOKOTHFA, 11
O.Virr. HAKP.AI'A. . years.
II AKHAl'lill. MI'S., address not
II A I IT, K. D.
HEXXIXO. . 1-' years.
HFXKY. MUS. (I. A.'
IlK.MiV, MRS., (ialesbmg.
HOLST, ALLK.V. no address.
HOOPKR. W. W.. Kenosha. Wis.
HOWARD. MISS HFLFX. aged 19.
HORTOX, KDITH, Ontonagon. Mich.
.lOIIXSOX. .1. C.
K.M'l'M A X", A LICK, aged .1 years.
KOCtiKXS. .1. A., aged 17 vears.
MARTIX. ROPKRT, Fi vears old.
M'CAUtiHAX. MISS IIKLKX.
LAKK. MRS. LKXA.
The last day of 1903 and the first day of our GREAT TROUSER.S SALE will have marked this day as a notable and memorable day for the
wearers of gentlemen's trousers. These special M. K. sales are always looked forward to with a great deal of interest on the part of those who
are interested in the economics of life, and the pantaloon sale which we have just inaugurated is no exception to the rule as will be seen by the
f or 3o0
We are making big, liberal Reductions on
LAKE, MRS. A., T.7 years old.
LAMS. HOKTKXSK. 21 years old.
L1XDEX. FLLKX', 21 years.
-M ALOXKY. MRS. JAM KS D.,
MAXDEL, A. M.
M CAITjIIAX, IIKLKX.
MOSES, ESP IE.
MPIR, F. A.
MOREHOFSE, II. P., no address.
MOORE. II. P.
MORTON, EDM FN D W., St. Louis.
NORTON", KDITH, IS years old.
NORTON. KDWAHP W., St. Louis.
O'DOXXKLL, MRS. PATRICK P.
OLINOKR. MRS. P.KSSIE.
PKTKRSOX, FORN KTTA.
POULTS, R. II.. 27 years.
RATTKY. J., no address.
"REITKR, M US. (.'.. CO years.
II HO ENS IJKRO, 1 1 AZ KL.
IKOKXSPKPO, MISS ADEL, 17
REED. W. M.
RICHARDSON. KEY. II. L.
.ROGERS. ROSE K., no address.
ROSS, , 1(5 years old.
SMITH HARRY, WILMA.
SIIEPPARD. LOLA. 12 vears old.
STL'DLEY. REV. GEORGE WAR
SPRING. W. N.
STERN'. MRS., address unknown.
TORNEY, EDNA, 21 years.
Tl'RNER. MRS. SISAX. identi
by a check for $125 on First Xatii
bank, of Canton. III.
TTlvT.l'SIl, C. W.
VALLEY. MISS HERNTCE. VI
WOLF. MRS. LEO. Hammond,
Y ) I f M A X X . ( )TTO.
WILLIAMS, IL. no address.
WIXSLOW. C. A.. Thief River
ZEISLER, AYALTKR H.
SOMF OF THOSE WHO WFBE HURT
Women and Children Form the Hulk of
the Injured Victims.
Amoug the injured are the follow
ing: II. A. Evans, actor, who took the
part of Mustapha, badly scorched, ntl-drer-s
James S. Strong, badly burned; Ar
thur Jones, severely burned; K. v
Jamipson, burii"d: "Dotty" Marion,
memler of the "pony ballet." severely
burned; James Gallagher, unconscious;
Mrs. Hradwell, unconscious all of
Anna Hello Whitford. who look part
of the Quee.i of the Fairies. fab.liy,
Winifred I.ltzay. 17 years old, burned
on face and arms; Anna Tubbs, burned
on face and hands; Emma Tubbs,
mother of Anna, serious; Klizabeth
Trowbridge, burns on face and hands,
serious: Fred Kingsley.her son. burned
ou face and hruids; K. X. Wilson, bad
ly burned; Godfrey Wilson, VI years,
badly burned: Miss M. Lehman, not
serious: Carrie Anderson, head and
limbs burned; Mrs. C. S. Hugh, head
burned; Miss Helen Pilat all of Chi
cago. Miss A. Frcssan. residence unknow n.
Two children. Feliy..ar;l Jessie Gi;er-
0 Vsd lies.
I I I
l;U J un
tm a n
riro," noF'seriously; Herman TViel. face
burned and hands burned oflf; Mrs.
Kmir.ii Lairg. Mrs.Wigwall all of Chi
cago. Mrs. Mali.im. Dunning. III.
Orville Kadikc. seriously, and W. A.
Meniam. seven ly both of Chicago.
F. A. Muir and wife no address;
Mrs. M. Seelig, Mrs. 1. T. Kimball
both of Chicago.
Mrs. Mavyrne, Elgin. 111.
Miss Susie Dehn. Chicago.
Otto Waltman. address unknown.
Emery Hern's and wife, Peterlierg,
Mrs. Carringtn ai:d Mrs. Lasky, ad
dress not known.
Mrs. Gallop. Mrs. Scrappen. M. I..
Melz; J. II. Everett, not expected to
live; Miss Nellie Heed, not expected to
survive: William McLaughlin, nephew
of Dr. Gunsaulus; Kstelle Muir;
Cavaiugh. a boy. 17 years old, burned
and crushed ail of Chicago.
Hernial) Hoi I. Hessie Ivringer. M.
Pohalck. Hich.inl KmelHiig, Lester
Doty. R. Kaniper all of Chicago.
Mrs. Koll and Mrs. C II. IV:m, ad
Children of A. V. Gartz: Herbert
and AgiK's Lang, children all of Ciii
Constable Wi'.Pam I. Krr.se. Frank
Warren F. M.u-gan. burned. Chinigo.
Mis Mar-.e',!a Morgan. Detroit,
Lurmil. may die.
Mrs. Henry Miller, Ontonagon. Mich.
.7. W. Jlirckor, badly burned: Hona
P.lrcker. I t years" oh? baitf,- lurrned;
Mrs. De Ihiugh. ju-obably die: William
Kodke, burned about head and body;
A'erdie Clark, uaconsi ious all of Chi
cago. Her Only Chnnee.
"Now that her father has failed, has
she any prospect sV"
"Nothing but a breach of promise
BUit." Brooklyn Eagle.
I VI J
YOU CAN TAKE AD
VANTAGE OF SOME OF
THE GREA TEST
CLOAK, SUIT, SKIRT
AND WAIST VALUES
by attending our
Tartly cloudy toniuht and
Friday; colder Friday.
J. M. SHEKIER,
Temperature At 7 a. m. 18;
at 2:30 p. m. ; I .
Zazaro. Union cigar.
Leaf lard at Gilniore's.
L"af lard at SehroedeFs.
For insurance, K. J. Hums.
Buy a home of Keidy Pros.
Tri-City T)vel Supply company.
For bus, baggage. exprcss.call Robh's.
For real estate and insurance, E. J.
All kinds of coal for sale at the
Sv-K'k Island Lumber company.
Puik and cannel slers an I nice
ee'ery sit Hess Pros, this exening.
Dj-i e:I liirkcvs. chickens, dueks
and geese t Hess Pros", this evening.
Good coal, coal, coal, at Mueller
Lumber company's. Both telephones.
For tin and furnace work, see H. T.
Sieinon, 1526 Fourth avenue, union 2S3.
Fresh dressed poultry of all kinds
Dressed turhcs. geese ami chickens
at Si hroeder'.--.
C. A. Mast has resigned the cashier
ship of i!:e Fir.-f .National bank, Dav-
n p rt .
Only -I'.' cents, for gentlemen ami 11
cents for ladies admission to the hard
times dance Saturdav night. gien bv
SUITS especially when
fl .V I
Annual Clearing Sale now
1 riT 114-116
the Woodmen at their hall in South
Telephone Spencer it Trefz for lirst
class exjiress, tramfcr or omnibus
j,Send New 1'ear's afternoon with
ust the Afternoon club dance at Ar
Xew Year's afternoon, don't fail to
attend the Afternoon club dance at
The Hock Island Savings bank yes
terday declared its regular 4 per cent
semi-a nmial dividend.
Rose Cream for chapped hands and
face at cents per bottle. Charles
Mrs. Austins famous buckwheat
makes the finest buckwheat cakes.
Ready in a moment.
Bureau, wall or steamer trunks and
your name put on. at the Trunk Kac
ti ry. 2!) Brady street. Davenport.
Mrs. Austin's fa minis buckvheat
you the real genuine old buckwheat
flavor. Ask for Mrs. Austin's buek
w heat Hour.
Fraternal Tribune drill team will
give a grand ball Xew Year's night af
Industrial hall. Bleuer's orchestra.
Tickets. ."() ecnis.
Pick Bos was yesterday committed
hv Judge K. K. Pai'inenter to the coun
ty jail t(; work out a fine of $f",0 ri'-i-cntly
impt sed for selling lienor to
Mis. Johar.iiii Maria Limupi'st is
nuo'e so'i- beneficiary under the lei'ins
of il.c will if her late husband. Otto
L. Lim!uist. of Mdine. proliate:! es
terday afternoon in tne c-umty cmirt.
The will was drawn June 20, -'i7.
The R. B. idiib was entertained last
evening at the home of Miss Kdith Os
tt email. A'M) 1-ifth streel. 'i'he eiening
there are small lots.
- v: !
mmmmm W. '
West Second Street
DAVENPORT, IOWA 0
wtis spent with playing games, and re
freshments were served.
The Holiday club will give a mas
querade ball Xew Year's ee at Ar
mory hall. As 1001 is leap year, the
ladies will ask the gent lemen to dance,
after 12 o'clock. Admission, gentle
men 2.1 cents, ladies 13 cents.
K. K. Hutchinson has boon appoint
ed storekeeper for ihe Rock Island
road at Davenport. He is a son of
Mr. and Mrs. James Hutchinson, of
Rural, ami takes the position former
ly filled by Charles II. Arnold.
The ( hristian Kndeavor society of
the Memorial Christian church will
hold a watch meeting this evening.
.Program begins at s:::o. followed by
installation of ofiicors. a social time
ami refreshments. All friends are in
vited. On account of the illness of some of
(he members of the Fixing Dutchmen
team, the game in the Tri-City Howl
ing league's schedule for the Cvntrnl
alleys was postponed uitil Tuesday
evening. In Mcline the Reeruits de
feated the Brumwicks by a score of
2.."ilS to 2..:."1. At the Allen alleys in
Davenport the two Davenport tenuis
were pitted against each other and
the Rivals won out by-a see-re of 2.1'sO
A HAPPY NEW YEAR
To All In th Wish of A. F.mie,
Wishing the people of Rock Island a
happy uii:l pros-perm Xew Year,
ihankiiig my customers and friends
for their liberal patronage in Ihe year
l'.iu:;, with sfpiaie dealing 1 hope to
have your crnfidenee and trade in the
new year l'.Hll.
Yeuis respect fully,
P. A. FIXXK.
The Shoe Man.