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THE ARGUS, MONDAY, JUNE 25, 1900.
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Eddy & Sexton,
Rock Island. III.
GET SEWER CHEAP
Council Investigates work on
Sixth Avenue by High
POSITION OF TREICHLER
Aldermen Learn That They Are Savirvj
$300 on the Job Satisfied With
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ARTHUR BURRALL, Manager
Reck Island or Colora, III. V
Who Is building the sewer on Sixth
avenue between Twenty-hrst and
Twenty-second street, and why? was a
question that caused the calling of a
rpeeial meeting of the city council Sat
urday night. The findings were that
City Engineer Treiehler had exceeded
his authority to a certain degree, but
that he was giving them more for their
money than they stood any chance of
getting from any contractor. So the
aldermen admonished him that they
would expect notice in the future In
such a case, but added that if he would
please go on and construct the sewer
imo i ne next diock at me same rate oi
cost they would not say anything more
Sit on Sherwood.
Like newly elected, members of legis
lative bodies often do, Alderman Sher
wood seems to have put himself into
disfavor with the older heads of the
council by presuming that all their ex
perience was for naught and that he
had come to lead them, although a sor
ry spectacle of a failure in this line
bits before him In the -form of a mayor.
The attitude of the council toward
Alderman Sherwood was shown
at Saturday night's session . when
a resolution bv him was all buc
laid on the table, when Alderman Eck
hart offered a satisfactory substitute
that was passed. Alderman Sherwood's
resolution was in the form of a censure
on the city engineer for purchasing
sewer pipe. Other aldermen took the
position that the engineer had been
censured verbally and had admitted
that he exceeded his authority. Alder
man Eckhart's substitute had a gen
eral application to all city officers who
do purchasing without authority. It
Uougbt Pipe Cheaper.
The city engineer says he will save
the city $300 on this job, and if the
figures given to the council were cor
rect, and they were accepted as such,
he will have $300 of the appropriation
left to continue the sewer into the
block between Twenty-second and
Twenty -third streets. He surprised the
council by telling the members how
much cheaper he' had bought the pipe
than they could "get ; It' from anyone
else. When asked how he did it. he
made a somewhat apt rejoinder by
saying it was because he did not get
any profit on selling it.
VICTIMS OF A GUN
'Cappy" Hoffman of Davenport
Shoots John Esberg and
The Latest Styles
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SUNDAY MORNING TRAGEDY
Contrary to Rumor, Hoffman Never
Lived in Rock Island Esberg
Died Instantly from Bullet Wound.
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MISS LARKIN IS SOLOIST
Rock Island Singer Prominent in Con
cert in Davenport Tomorrow.
The postponed concert which was to
have been given last Tuesday evening
at Schuetzen park by Petersen's band,
and which was postponed on account
of the inclemency of the weather, will
be given this Tuesday evening. Miss
Hattie Larkin of tills city will be the
soloist. The program is. as follows:
(a) March "The President". .Herbert
(b) Overture "Zampa" Herold
Waltz "The Wedding of the Winds-
(a) Trautnerei Schub'eit
(b) First Heart Throbs Eilenberg
Grand fantasle from the opera "The
Paraphrase "Rocked in the Cradle
of the Deep" Lovenberg
(a) "Ixn-e's Dream" .., L. Gregh
(b) "Spring Song" OWeil
Miss Hattie Larkin, with violin obli-
gato by Albert Petersen.
The Courts of Granada Chapi
(a) Introduction and March to the
Selection from the opera "Love's
wnat was nrst supposed to be a
cold blooded murder in Davenport
about 2:15 Sunday morning on the
part of "Cappy" (Edward) Hoffman,
now seems to have developed an ele
ment of self-defense from his two vic
tims, John Esberg and Paul Ross. Es
berg died almost immediately and Ross1
was taken to a hospital, where he is
still lingering between life and death.
Hoffman made his escape, but is being
hunted by the police.
The tragedy occurred at the corner
of Leonard and Marquette streets, in
the vicinity of Washington garden.
where all had been in attendance at a
Saturday night, dance. Esberg and
Ross were escorting Miss Frieda Ack-
ermann. who resides at 118 Western
avenue, and Mrs. E. Ross, 909 West
Third street, who claims to be a sister
in-law of the injured man. Miss Flor
ence Minier, who lives at 216 Gaines
street, was with Hoffman. The young
women say that they remained on the
sidewalk and can not recite all of the
details of the affray, but what informa
tion the police have is from them, and
it is understood that they are practic
ally agreed upon what they do tell.
ViotiiuM the AKKrexNora.
i ne story or tne beginning told in a
few words is that it was up to Hoffman
to get whipped, run, or shoot. He shot
It is said that as the three couples left
the garden Esberg and Ross indicated
that they were about to interfere with
Hoffman and the young lady witn
him by separating them. Words were
passed, and it is also reported, al
though not with absolute certainty
that Hoffman was struck by one of the
aggressors. Cappy pulled his gun
firing two shots. One pierced Esberg's
heart and the other hit Ross in the
stomach. An officer heard the shot
and thought someone was beginning an
early celebration of the Fourth of July
as is oftentimes the custom at some of
these dances. When he saw Hoffman
running he came to a different conclu
sion, but the young woman was so
close to Hoffman that the officer's bet-
One-Third Off Regular Selling Prices
Good assortment to fliooso from. In styles: Eton.s,
Coat Suits, Pony Jackets and three-quarter length
Models. In colors: Black, navy, grays, greens,
roses, Alice blues and nobby mixture suitings.
.50 ft. 99
far 1 1.25
I for 22.50
The woman who has still her suit to buy will fare
particularly well if she takes advantage of this one
third off sale, for every suit in stock is priced at
EVEPwY CLOTH JACKET, SILK WRAP,
AND CRAVENETTE COAT IN OUR STORE
AT A REDUCTION OF ONE FOURTH : :
These are especially worthy of your attention as
they are garments you can hardly get along with
out. Xo woman's wardrobe is complete without a
wrap of some kind and here's your opportunity to
secure one at a saving of one fourth.
butchers G.30fi.57; good heavy C.25
G.C0: rough heavy G.25fi C.33.
Cattle market strong to 10c higher.
Beeves 3.90fi.10; cows and heifers
1.30 f 4.50; stockers and feeders 2.(J0
Sheep market steady.
Hog market closed shade higher. :
Lij;ht G.25G.57; mixed and butchers
G.2O$rG.C0; good heavy G.30G.fi2:
rough heavy 6.20 C.35.
Cattle market closed strong.
Sheep market closed steady.
New Yotk STOCKS.
New York, June 25. Gas 90, U. P.
14GU. U. S. Steel preferred 103, U. S.
Advertised List No. 26.
Following is a list of letters remain
ing uncalled for in the Rock Island
postoffice for the week ending June
23, 190G: Miss Anna Alburn, John
Buell. Miss Sarah Baty, John K. Da
vidson, Miss Lottie B. Holms, Joseph
Hossack. Ed Heath. Miss May Hall,
Mrs. Augusta Lawbaugh, Robert Noon,
Harry Rohrer, Cora Smythe, John Sar
tis. Mrs. Lyda Smith, Mrs. Serena
Vane, Mrs. G. W. Weaver, Miss Lizzie
Weller. B. W. Ward. Mr. Wylet, A.
Zettler. Miss Winnie Wagner.
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ter judgment prevented him from try- Steel common 3G, Reading 12S,i,
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Hazel Salve that are now before the
public prove it the best. Ask for De
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skin, eczema, tetter, cuts, bruises, boils
and oiles. Highly recommended and
reliable. Sold by all druggists.
IS WHAT YOU GET IF YOU BUY YOUR
CLOTHING AT OUR STORE.
For This Week we have put on
SPECIAL SALE One Hundred
more Men's and Young Men's
Suits worth from
$13.50 to. $18 at
These suits are two and three of
a hind, but all sizes in the lot, and
some of the BEST VALUES that
have ever been shown in this city
in high class clothytig. 3 S
ing to stop him with a gun.
vm Lived Here.
On account of the fact that there is
au Edward Hoffman . In Rock Island,
the rumor gained currency here Sunday
morning that it was he who did the
shooting, but those who took the time
to investigate found him at his post as
a barber while the police were scour
ing the three cities for the other one.
The young man involved in the case
is a son of "Squire" Hoffman of Dav
enport and has always borne a good
reputation. He resides on Seventh and
With reference to reputation, the di
rect opposite is given by the police as
to the two victims. Both have police
records, one having been in court a
short time ago charged with being Im
plicated in a saloon robbery, and the
other was in about a year ago, charged
with buif laiy of a store. It is said that
they belong to the same class of young
men who started the trouble that end
ed in a first class row on Suburban
island two weeks ago. It Is reported
here that Ross was confined in the
Rock Island county jail for a time.
An inquest was held over Esberg's
remains this morning, but it is report
ed he has no relatives who have par
ticularly interested themselves in the
case thus far. All of the young men
are about 20 or 21 years of age.
Rock Island common 24. O. & W. 4S,
Soul hern Pacific GTli. X. Y. Central
13G, Missouri Pacific 97,, Metropoli
tan 108, U & X. 142?h, Smellers 1444.
C. F. I. 4S't, Canadian Pacific 15!)y.
Illinois Central 177Vi. Penna 129.
Erie 42. C. & O. 5SV. B. K. T. 77Vh. B.
& O. 117, Atchison SS. Locomotive
CO',, Sugar 131, St. Paul 17Ci, Cop
per 9S, Republic Steel preferred 9G.
LOCAL MARKET CONDITIONS.
Chicago, June 25. Following are the
market quotations today:
July, S3, S3, 82. 82.
September, 83, 84, 82, 82.
December, 84. 85. 83, 83.
July. 51. 51, 50, 50.
September, 51, 51, 51, 51.
December, 49. 49y2, 49i. 49.
July, 37. 37, 37, 37.
September, 3-4, 35, 34, 34.
December, 35, 35, 35, 35.
July, 17.05. 17.05, 17.00. 17.00.
September, 1G.55, 1G.G5, 16.55, 1G.G5.
July, 8.65. 8.G7. 8.65, 8.C5.
September, 8.80. 8.85, 8.80, 8.80.
October, 8.85, 8.85, 8.80, 8.80.
July, 9.15. 9.17, 9.15 9.15.
September, 9.10. 9.15, 9.07. 9.10.
October. 8.92. 8.92. 8.82, 8.92.
Receipts today Wheat 8, corn 638,
oats 220. Hogs 40,000; cattle 23,000;
sheep 22,000. Hogs left over 5,000.
Hog market opened shade lower
Light 6.25 (gG.50; mixed and butchers
G.306.57; good heavy C.256.57;
rough heavy 6.255.35.
Cattle market opened strong to 10c
Sheep market opened steady.
Hogs at Kansas City. 9,000; cattle.
8,000: hogs at Omaha, 6,500; cattle.
U. S. Yards 8:40 a. m. 'Hog market
slow. Light C.256.52; mixed and
Today's Quotations on Provisions, Llvt
Stock, Feed and Fuel.
lock Island, June 23. Following are
the wholesale quotations in today'?
Provisions and Produce.
Live Poultry Spring chickens. $3.00
to $3.50 per dozen; hens, per lb., Sc
ducks per lb., 10c; turkeys, per lb.,
13c: geese, per lb.. 11c.
Butter Dairy, 16 to 17c.
.Vegetables Potatoes, GOc to C5c.
Eggs Fresh, 15c.
Cattle Steers, $3.00 to $4.75; cows
and heifers, $2.00 to $4.50; calves $4.50
Hogs Mixed $5.75 to $6.25.
Sheep Yearlings or over, $3.00018:
Feed and Fuel.
Grain Corn, 50c; oats 36c to 3Sc.
Forage Timothy hay, $14 to $16:
prairie $11 to $14; clover, mixed, ij
to $12; straw, $3 to $6.
Wood Hard, per load. $55.E0.
Coal Lump, bushel, 18c; stack, per
ushel, 10 to 12c.
Thousands annually bear witness to
the efficiency of Early Risers. These
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Pleasant, but effective. Will promptly
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"They don't crack so quick."
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