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MAY RESULT SERIOUSLY.
The Ontc.me of Rash Accusal, om
in the Cable Robbery.
The Argus of Tuesdsy evening spoke
01 Sensational deTelnnm.. lsti- -
oar in the Parker $12 000 robbery tear
.fill! A UV. . . .
ocTerai days rumors have
been fl,ing thick Bnd fajJt of
Whty of arrests. Implicating prominent
families in connection with the bold
crime. Bat now it seems that some of
the members of the vigilance committee
who have been working on the ewe have
over-stepped their authority, in fact they
are said to have gone into a house and
ransacked it from top to bottom without
baving any search warrant or other an
thority for their action. Tae two vigi
lants charged with this act are Samael
Ickes and Reed Tomilaon. The house
thus entered is that of Amoa Longshore.
wealth v voune farmernf T
Henry county, four miles south of Orio".
mi Dome reason not yet made public they
fixed the finger of suspicion upon young
Longshore, and while the latter wsb awav
from home the other day. they entered
and made a thorough search of the house
from cellar to garrett. Longshore on re
turning home learned from his house
keeper, a Swedish lady, what had hap
pened. This was the first intimation he
had, that he was suspicioned of the $1,000
robbery committed at Cable, and be wt,i
not in the best of humor over it, since it
is reported that he can prove that he was
at home with a lame foot on th3 night of
the robbery and had callers who will tea-,
tify as to his whereabouts.
Mr. Longshore immediatly went to
Geneseo and engaged & prominent at
torney, who advised his client to prose
cute Ickes and Tonal iuson for bous;break
ing. Accordingly a warrant was issued
for Ickes and Tomlinson and the prelims
inary hearing was commenced at 8we
Last evening the case against Bernard
Kelly for larceny of lap robes, ws begun
before Judge Smith and a jury composed
of Messrs. L. H. Hoffman. E. C. BIy.
Swan D.blberg, W. B. Milton. Nela
Isaacson, George Durman, Charles Wey
erhauser. Va'entine Dauber, Joseph
Schroeder. H. E. Brubaker, Jeseph Young
and Levi Sharp. State's Attorney Stur
geon prosecuted and John Looney de
fended. The arguments were heard this
The jury brought in a verdict finding
the prisoner guiky and placing the value
of the goods stolen at $14. Judge Smith
sentenced the prisoner to six months in
the county jail.
The case of the people against Geo.
Brooks, charged with forgery, was then
called, with 8tate's Attorney Sturgeon
and E. E. Parmentcr for the prosecution
and McEniry & McEniry for the defense.
The following jury was selected: H.E
Brubaker, Nels Isaacson. J. II. Beselin,
Joseph Exner, Jamea Clark, Jr, Rich
mond Terrell, H. E. Watt, James Sack
ville. Wm. Adams, Peter Stemner, A.
B. E. Adams.
Milan, Jan. 19.
Our citizens are erjoying themselves
by having evening socials, and the youog
people cd joy ing having skating parties
and evening hop?.
The ice business is the industry of the
day. Barker, of Rock Island, has night
and day forces at work on Sears' pond to
supply his customers with a fine quality
of Rock river ice.
Mr. P. H. Hunter arrived from Bos
ton. Mr. Hunter is a civil engineer and
draughtsman and at present is located
here working under Maj. L. L. Wheeler.
The United. Workmen are arranging for
their annual bop at the town hall Friday
evening, Jan. 30. The committee on ar
rangements are sending out invitations,
and a good time is expected.
Mr. Woodberry and wife are favorably
impressed with Mil in, and as soon as
suitable rooms can be procured will move
here. Mr. Woodberry i a civil engineer
working under Maj. U. L Wheeler.
Capt. Uhaa. Francis, who had charge
of the dam at Moline and the government
pier as construction engineer, has located
here, hsving procured rooms at Mrs.
James Johnston's. At present he Is work
ing at the efflce under Maj. Wheeler.
Farmers Generally are pleased with the
result of the past rains and damp weather
as the supply of water is incieasing very
much. The pleosnnt weather has mater
ia 11 3 increased their chances of wintering
R. B. Stearns, one of our genial engi
neers, made a flying trip to Chicago, re
maining over Sunday, and reports the
engineers' offices at Chicago are eager to
have the Hennepin waterway developed.
Tuesday Jan . 27 "The Jack Frost"
will he given at the town ball for the
benefit of Trinity church. The usual
charges wt'.l be made. Those laking part
have drawn immense crowda at Daven
port. All are invited to attend.
The question has been asked, "In what
respect are St. Patrick's pills better than
any other?" Try them. You will find
that they produce a pleasanter cathartic
effect, are more certain in their action,
and that they not only physic, but cleanse
the whole system and regulate the liver
and bowels. For sale at 25 cents per
box by Hartz & Bahnsen, druggists. .
Catarrh is not a local but a constitu
tional disease, and requires a conatitu
tional remedy like Hood's Baxsaparilla to
effect a cure. '
i he ice men are getting their houses
fiued with very good ice.
Thomas Karr reports very few collec
tions of taxes so far.
Prof. H. E. Vanduser is holding ses
sions in the night school this week.
Our village is very healthy at present,
1 octore rePrt very little sickness.
W. C. Haney reports that the pros
pect for a good season's work is promis
Capt. John Hugennin while sawing ice
on Tuesday narrowly escaped drowning,
but was rescued.
The papers are eagerly sought by peo
ple of all shades of political faith trying
to fathom the senatorial contest.
On Feb. 11th wi.l occur the sa!e of the
personal property of Mrs. Silas Hull, W.
S. Pidcock being auctioneer.
The natural bridge acroes the Missis
sippi is hailed with delight by those who
have hauling either way.
The Baptist church here is holding a
series of revival meetings with some sue-.
ces. One baptism was had on Sunday.
The partnership of Johnson & Webster,
lime merchants, has been dissolved. D.
Zimmerman will have charge of the busi
ness for Mr. Johnson.
Auntie Bennett, as she is familiarly
called, on her return home after a short
sojourn In the country, was the recipient
of a number of tokens of friendship and
Dr. J. Hoke reports that Ex-Supervisor
Eugene Hoke is enjoying good health
and an enviable cl'ma'e in Florida, where
he and his brother Robert have a small
Farmers are dancing with glee over
the corpse of the "harvester trust." and
we would respectfully ask their induN
gence until a'ter the "democratic con
gress'' takes hold of the reins of the gov
ernireat, and they can then dance over the
putrid corpse of McEinleism.
Oa Tuesday afternoon J. S. Ague
was driving from Princeton, Iowa, to
Cordova on the ic?. On nearing the Cor
dova shore, and being unacquainted with
the road, he drove into an air-hole and
narrowly escaped drowning both his
team and himself. A number of men
ran from Princeton and rescued all.
Monday evening the friends of D. T.
Pinneo assembled at bis residence to cel
ebrate bis forty-fourth birihd&y. Fifty
persons were present Among those
present were quite a number from Prince-
ton, laws. Mr. Pinneo's old stamping
ground. Dr. John Knox of Princeton,
on behalf of the relatives and friends,
presented in a neat litt'e speech a large
arm chair iu token of the admiration and
respect in which Mr. P. is held. For gen
uine hospitality, rollicking fun. horse
trading, etc., Mr. P's equal is hard to
Pobt Byron, Jan. 21 .
Where is the horse buyer?
Invoicing at Mis. Ellis' store this weer.
Mrs. E. J. FlemiDg went to Rock Isl
Thomas Timberiake epent Sunday in
Miss Retze is reported as quite ill with
Mrs. Joseph Askew who has been quite
ill, is improving.
Capt. A. W. Grant left for Chicago
R. E. McCormick is in Divenport for
a few days this week.
Miss Elsie Fleming visited in Moline
from Friday till Monday.
Geo. Allen and W. G. Fleming are in
Rock Island on business today.
Dr. W. S. Blocks reports the arrival of
a fine girl at James McRoberts.
A petition is being issued to have ou r
business bouses close at 7 o'clock.
W. G. Fleming and little son. Allyn,
came down from Chicago Friday.
Mr. and Mrs. W. S. Grove are visiting
in Muscatine with Mr. and Mrs. James
Azelle Hobtrt left on the early train this
morning for Butte, Montana, where he
h as employment in a surveyor's office.
While drilling a well on the farm of
Alfred Spaid about three rriles eaat of
Port Byron, they struck a run of natural
Z.ie Ciiayton'M PreurpM.
Zoe GaytOD, the pedestrienne, who was
ia Rock Ihland recently, on her way from
San Franasco to New York, has reached
Chicago. The Ilerald of this morning
Having 324 miles to her credit, Ze
Gajton, tbe actrens who is walking from
San Francisco to New York on a wager
of $2,000 to beat flfteeu miles a day, con
cluded to rest in Chicago and was en
gaged to appear at Epsteau's Dime mu
seum this week, together with her walk
ing companions who have accompanied
her during tbe journey of 2 424 miles.
After this week the party will resume
their eastward trip.
The Reception at Trinity B-etorj .
Last evening's reception by the Wom
en's Improvement Guild and Rev. R. F.
Sweet at Trinity rectory proved a most
pleasant occasion, a large number calling
and all were nicely entertained . At in
tervals there was n usic in the parlors by
the members of the choir under the di
rection of Choirmaster Klotz and Mrs. R.
H. Dart, Mrs. Milton Jones and son
and Miss Hudson also contributing a
number of musical gems. Refreshments
were served by the ladies in tbe dining
room of the rectory.
11 J looop h ical.
"If you gave less expensive presents to
people you could have better apartments
"I know, but I wouldn't get half no
many good dinners." Harper's Bazar.
"Robert Emmetl" at the theatre to
night. Don't miss the pants sale at Simon &
Gospel meeting at the First Baptist
church this evening.
Trio lodge A. F.& A. M. confers the
third decree tonight.
Too good to miss the pants sale at
Simon & Mosenfeldei's.
-The Sthnell club presents Robert Em
mett at tie theatre tonight.
All wol pants $2 50, w;rth $4 at Si
mon & K osenfelder's.
Your choice of several hundred pants
fcr 4. worth from $5 to $6 50 at Simon
& Mosenl elder's.
Chas. Goodwin was fined 3 and costs
by Magistrate Wivil this morning for
Rev. n. C. Marshall, pastor, will con
duct the services tonight at the United
Mr. Ktly Wilson, No. 2624 Eifehth
avenue, ht.s a baby girl not quite five
months o!d that weighs twecty-two
Miss Katherine Djere leaves in a few
days fcr Staten Island to act as brides
maid at the forthcoming marriage of her
sister-in lav. Miss Wiman Moline Dis
patch. Lest A lady's gold open-factd watch,
filled case. Elgin movement with double
chain with Hlide on which is a black gar
net set. A suitable reward to finder.
Mrs. D C. Wright, 1403 Second avenue.
Sheriff Girdon' and Deputy Sheriff
Briggs haye gone to Jacksonville to bring
back two cf Rock Island county's incur
able insane, who have been ptients in the
The ladies of the CenTal Presbyterian
church will Bcrve one of their excellent
suppers at the residence of Mrs. F. C
Hoppe, 1317 Fourth avenne. Friday
evening. Jan, 30; supper from 6 to 8.
The plumbers, gas and steam fitters
club of the tlree cities will give its sees
ond St. Valentine's ball at the Armory
hall Feb. 6. Very attractive invitations
in the shape of valentines have been sent
oat announcing the event.
A collision ocenrred between a grovel
train and freight train 31 at Carbon Cliff
this morning. Both engines were badly
wrecked and Conductor Bennett, of the
freight train, received a number of pain
ful bruises, though nothing serious.
County Jude Adams has appointed as
commissioners of the Fifth avenue pave
ment, Messrs. J. M. Buford, T. H.
Thomas and R. A. Donaldson, and of the
Ninth.street sewer Messrs. H. C. Scbafer,
J. R. JohnBon and J. H. Cleland.
The comxittse representing the Rack
Island t lerks, met la.-t evening and de
cided to send the clerk's plea on 6:30 and
Sunday closing to all city pastors and also
to all labor organizations, urging t&eir
coopera'ion in inducing th3 few merch
ants, who still boll out, to co operate in
In the presence of a few relatives and
intimate friends, Mr. E. W. RobinBon
and Miss Blanche R'chmond were mar
ried last evening at the parsonage of the
First Bapii6t church, Rev. Dr. Taylor
officiating. A reception followed at the
home of Geo. R chmocd in South Rock
Island and the r ewly wedded pair re
ceived a demonstration in their honor
and maoy bappjing greetings.
Thv Miiiiuiuct urt" Plate Class.
Th'i ca.-;tinc; taMe of a plr.te i'.ass factory
in ;.!o;it ") feet lon, 15 fwt wide and 7
inches thick. Strips of iron on each side
afford u lMT.rinw; for the rollers, and de
termine tlie thic :noi--s of the plate to be
cast. Tbe rnolte'i plass is jonred on the
table, nii't the roller passing from end to
end spread the glass to a uniform thick
ness. Tbe glass, after cooling rapidly, is
transferred to lh- annealing oven, where
it remains several days. When taken out
it is very rouh a id uneven, juhI in that
state is used for skylights and other pur
poses where strength is desired rather
than transparency. The greater part of
the glass, however, is ground, smoothed
and poiishcrd. New York Commercial Ad
vertiser. Furrows on the Tinger 'ails.
Nearly twenty j ears ago Dr. Wilks di
rected attention to the curious fact that a
transverse furrow always appears on the
nails after a serious illness. Medical men
ignored what they called the visionary
opinions of Dr. Wi Iks, giving the matter
tuit little attention in their medical work.
Recently a new interest in the subject has
been revived and pathological societies
have begun an investigation. One remark
able case shows n.iil furrows caused by
three days' seasiuhueas. St. Louis Re
public. Gold can be unite, 1 or alloyed to most of
tbe other metals, and some of these alloys
have very remarkable properties. The ex
traordinary ductility and malleability of
pure gold are entirely lost when tl.is metal
in alloyed with only one two thousaudth
part of bismuth, and a similar eiTect is
produced with tin, arsenic and many other
Di Ton Coogkl
Don'tdelay. Take Kemp's Balsam, the
best cough cure. It will cure your
coughs and colds. It will cure pains in
tbe cbeet. It will cure influenza and
bronchitis and til diseases pertaining to
the lungs because i v is a pure balsam
Hold it to tbe light end see how clear and
thick it is. Tou wi 1 see the exce.'lent
effect after taking the first dose. Lare
bottles 503 and $1.
ImparW rrillinuttn naiwn-nev li.tlw.Kkin. Ra.
mores all plnitle. irecicl and ili!iiurtjnn. fur
sale by ell arftaxs dra ?l-fe,or mailed tor M cU.
In stamp by
Shr-lf Oil Cloth,
Room a&d Picture
IVPictnre Cord, Twine. Nails,
and Hook at lowest prices.
Ctll and fee.
C. C. TAYLOR.
Firt door east of London Coin
Tlie Little Jewel
HAVE YOU SEEN IT !
If you want a lamp of any kind, it
will pay you to see what I haye. The
range in price is from IS cents up, and
the Variety and style is just as great.
Cbisa aid Glass,
160B Second Arcane.
Lloyd & Stewart
. CHAS. R. "WHEELAN,
Undertaking and Embalming;
Dlmick Block, No. SOS 80Ji St.. Pock Island.
Bavin? pnrcnated a complete line of rndcrtak
in goods, with hearse and appuartennces, and
baving secured the services of Air. Geo. B. Red,
of Chicago, an si pert funeral director and em
balmerof 12 years experience, I am fully pre
pared to guarantee satisfaction.
J. M. BEAkDSLEY,
ATTORNEY AT LAW Office with 3. T. Ks
wortbj, 1726 Second Aveune.
JACKSON & HCKST,
ATTORXET8 AT LAW. Office in Rock Island
National Bank BnildlcE, Rock Island. I1L
l.D. SWIKHZT. O.LW1LUL
TTORNETB AND COUNSELLORS AT LAW
a Office in Bengston's oloek. Rock Island, 111.
McESIBY k McEMKF,
ATTORNEY'S AT LAW Loan money on eood
security, make collections, Keforence, Mitch
ell &. Lynde. bankers. Office in Postomoa block.
THE DAILY AlttCS.
FOR SALE EVERY EVENING at Crampton'a
News Stand. Five cents per copy.
DBS. EDT1IERF0K1) & BUTLER,
GRADUATES OP THE ONTARIO VETBRNA
ry college, Veiernary Physicians aop Surgeons.
Office l Tindall'a Livery stable; Residence: Over
Asters Bakery, market square.
WM. 0. KULP, D. D, S.
OFFICE REMOVED TO
Rooms S6, XI, 28 and 29,
Take Elevator. DAVENPORT. IA.
R. R. TICKET
AND STEAM sniP
(M ember American Ticket Brokers' Aaa'tn)
Redtjoid Rates to all Points.
OTTICX In Adams Express Office under
Tinware And House
1612 SECOND AVENUE.
Jinko or Cat Bitket. all :zes.
New stjlea of baekeu opeo-d eecd
Something new ia Doll Il&mmocks.
All tbe latest Gamte.
Lamr. all kinds.
China and Glass w are.
We will place on sale Thursdiy tbe
finest line of Plush Goods ever brought to
the citj, and to be sold at less than
manufacturers' prices. Come and get
our prices before purchasing anything in
tbe Holiday line.
KANN & HUOKSTAEDT,
mi ad 1813 Second arenu".
The Leaders in styles and prices in
OIL CLOTHS, SHADES, DRAPERY, Etc.
ROCK ISLAND, ILL.
Por.ulr 12aio Bjuks 25c
We also hare a complete line of padded
Art Booklet fr.mSc up.
A!bums by the 100 and at prices whicn
can't be equaled.
Etchings and Frames, just tbe tling
forXmsa. Watch us for bargain! tUii
1705 Second Avenue.
Branch Store 400. 15th at., Moline.
for the Celebrated
Sheet Iron, Gas and
Also Sewer work.
Opposite Habper House.