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OCK ISLAND JJAILY
VOL. XXXIX. NO. 154
ItOCK ISLAND, MONDAY, APRIL 20 1S91.
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Can any one deny that the London has brought down the price of clothing?
Can any one deny that the London has busted up a certain combination in
Can any one deny that the London has by far the largest assortment to select from?
Can any one deny that the London is building up a large trade by square and
Can any one deny that the London is a great benefit to Rock Island.
Can any one deny that the London guarantees their prices the lowest or money
Can any ond deny that the London is the best clothing house to deal with?
Can any one deny that the London has the most complete line of Gents' Furnishing Goods
Can any one deny that the London has the very latest styles in Hats and Caps?
Can any one deny that the London will compare goods and prices with the vjhole universe?
Gan anv one deny that the London has saved you many a hard earned dollar?1
The People's Money Savers and
Deny the Above
Leaders in the Clothing Trade.
TO BE SHOWN AT THE FAIR.
A Miniature Petroleum Farm and What
It Will Exhibit.
Oil Citt, Pa., April 2o. In their spare
hours during the past-year Dr. C. J.
Reynolds and Pete'r'Uruber, of this city,
hare, been at work upou " 'unique exhibit
on w'hich they are now putting -the finish
ing touches, and which they will dupli
cate for the World's faiit it is a minia
ture oil farm, complete in all tha details,
on the scale of an inch to every five feet
The farm shows one of the typical hill
side farms to be seen near Oil City. It is
about twelve by eight feet in dimensions.
Around it is a railroad which , has thirty
feet of track two inches wide, upon which
an oil train makes a circuit every gSree
minutes. This train is made up of tank
cars, loaded with oil barrels, and the.tub
cars in which the crude oil is shipped.
The train stops at a station out of which
the agent comes automatically.
Four Pumping Wells at Work.
On the farm are seen four pumping
wells, one drilling well, one gas well
and one derrick in process of erection. Be
side a gully, in which is a little stream
fed from a suring near the top of a hill, is
an exact counterpart of the derrick and
engine house o the Coldrake, which can
be recognized. Of the pumping wells,one
is pumped direct and the others connect
ed by tli suction-rods and attachments
now in use. They are all pumped to
gether. The derricks are fourteen inches
high. On and around the unfinished one
the builders ara been at work. The drill
ing well is situated near the entrance to
a tunnel, and the bank is cut in so as to
show the men operating the tools. It is
designed that the part thus cut away
shall bo so colored as to show the earth,
saud and rock formations encountered in
drilling a well along Oil creek.
Twenty Automatic Figure.
A pump station with a pipe line extend
ing to a tank on top 01 tne uui, irom
which another line extends to a loading
rack lx-side the tracks, shown In opera
tion, the residence of the "Owner" can
be seen upon the hill; around it numer
ous evidences of prosperity orought about
by the striking of oiL Twenty automatic
figures are displayed. The oil used comes
from beneath the farm, as does the mo
tive power, which is supplied oy electrici
ty. The reproduction is accurate and
complete and forms a unique and clever
piece of worii.
Gen. KilUouru Kuox, governor of the
northwest branch of the National Sol
diers' home, died at the Milwaukee home
Burglars raided the jewelry store of Le-
graud Jackson at Norwalk, Conn., Fri
day night and got away with 115,000
worth of valuables.
The will of John Plankintoa was , filed
for probate at Milwaukee Saturday. The
estate is valued at 45,000,000 to 10,000,000,
and various bequests are made to hospit
Kochs consumption remedy is very suc-
csssiul in Colorado. At Denver Saturday
the last of ii';een patients was dis
charged, cured. A Koch hospital haa been
The First National bank of Franklin,
Pa., capital S5J.O0O, and the Cowley Coun
ty National bauk of inheld. Ran., cap
ital, So V 0, Lave been authorized to be
Thomas Gilbert, a Chicago cabman.
died of heart disease Sunday night, while
arivmg a iientieman to me Luioa sta
tion. Five miuutes after he had started
he was taken froai his s eat a corpse.
Representative Duun ell, of Minnesota,
says that Blame is positively uot in the
race for the presidential nomination in
lS'J--, and that the Republican nominee
may be Alger or Kbk. but probably will
be Benjamin Harrison.
It is propose ! to remove a portion of
the picturesque and vine-clad ruins of
Isabella from the coast of Santo Domingo
to Jackson Park, Chicago, as a feature of
the World's fair. Isabella was the first
civilized settlement in the New World.
Ten days after the death ot Rev. Dr. E.
G. Prime, forty years editor of The New
York Observer. Lis wife, Mrs. Abbie
Goodell Prime, tlied. They had been the
closest companions during life and death
did not long separate thein. Mrs. Prime
died last Friday at New York.
A strike is threatened by the laborers
employed preparing the World's fair site
at Jackson park, Chicago. The men com
plain of bad quarters and other things,
but the principal demand is for $1.75 per
day of eight hours, which they say was
promised after April 1, and the promise
Franklin McVeagh, of Chicago; John
Codnian, of Boston, and some other gen
tlemen were riding near Asheville, N. C
Saturday when a drunken carpenter
named Someis gave them a cursing.
When they remonstrated he pulled a pis
tol aud opened lire, shooting Cod man in
the leg. No one else was hurt. Somen
Because Acting Marshal Leroy, of Iron
River, Mich., stopped the noise of two
drunkeu miners named Richard and Will
iam Williams Friday night, they armed
themselves and fired a load of shot into
his side and back. In an attempt to finish
the work with a rifle bystanders inter
fered and Richard will lo3e an arm. Le
roy is very low.
Fitcsimmons Will Fight "Denver" Smith. .
PiTTSBCr.O April 80. Bob Fitzsim-
mons met the backers of EI Smith, of
Denver, Saturday night. Fitzsimmons
has agreed to put up a $1,500 forfeit on
his arrival in Chicago for a fight between
himself and Smith. Smith s backers say
that they will cover the forfeit early this
Decline to Go to Chicago.
BUFFALO, X. Y., April 20. Dr. Roswell
Park, who was offered the chair of sur
gery of the Rush Medical college of Chi
cago, has declined the tender. A tew
college is to be built for the Buffalo uni
versity which will give Dr. Park greater
Stamped Oat Insanity in the Family.
Sioux Falls. S. D.. Aoril 20. Mr.
Frank Hyde Saturday night poisoned her
two young children and committed sui
cide, one leit a note stating mat insan
ity was hereditary in the family, and she
mougnt it nest to kiu tne cnuaren ana
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