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THIS ABGUS. MONDAY, M V' Y 4, 1891.
Floe pine apples at Boro's.
Are you in it do you think?
Good eating apples at Boro's.
City council meeting this evening.
W. H. Quick, of Coe. was in the city
J. H. Kane, of Dabuque, Sundayed in
The M. E. May festival opens at the
Dear -Dem Bells," at the rink, Wed
Hon. W. C. Collins and wife, of Chicago,
are in the city.
Applicants for city positions will know
the worst tonight.
II. W. Haislip is strong enough to go
out on the road again.
F, B. Davis, of Dallas, Tex., is in the
city on business.
Don't take "De Left Hand Road." at
the rink Wednesday night.
Cant. A. W. Grant, of Port Byron.was
in the city today on business. '
O. F. Potter, of the Freeport Bulletin,
made the city a brief visit today .
Don't forget the 50 cent chicken pie
dinner at the rink Wednesday.
Miss Effle Berge leaves tonight for
Pennsylvania to spend the summer.
Miss Jennie Gletson, of Clinton, is
visiting her friend Miss Jennie Dolly in
Dr. and Mrs. Calvin Truesdale left for
Minneapolis Saturday night for a few
i The children' entertainment represent
ing the ragon My at the rink tomorrow
Simon Kerns, superintendent of the
plow shops, left for Pittsburgh on a busi
The Adams Wall Paper company are
doing better and more work than all
other dealers combined.
... The Century Magazine for May, a mag
nificent number, is out and can be had at
Crampton's book store.
Messrs. E. W. Hurst and E. H. Guyer
returned Saturday evenins from a week's
business trip in Nebraska.
r i .
aiarveis 01 mesmerism tonight at
Turner hall. Go and see the great laugh
maker, admission 15 cents.
The most fastidious taste ca n be suited
with wall paper from the immense new
stock of K. Crampton & Co.
Rev. J. II. Kerr left this morning for a
trip east to Pittsburgh and other cities,
which will consume about a month.
One of the bf st entertainments at tbe
rink, will be the jubilee singers on the
old plantation, Wednesday night.
R. Crampton & Co. have the best stock
of wall paper in the three cities and their
prices are the lowest for the same class
An elegant line of the very latest art
productions both in engravings and etch
ings at the Adams Wall Paper company's
The members of Rock Islani LoJce
No. 18, 1. O. O. F. appeared yesterday
m new caps, wnicn present a very neat
Jacob Hoesli will have hisrrand open-
ins at his new place under the St. James
hotel this evening when he will serve a
One lunch to his friends.
On account of the great interest taken
by the people in the mesmeric entertain
ment. Prof. Parker has decided to lecture
the first three nights of this week.
The latest production of eastern mould
ing factories just received by R. Cramp-
ton & oo., who frame a'.l kinds of pic
turea in the best manner at reasonable
A patent flat opening blank book is the
latest and best blank book made. They
are patented and manufactured bv
Kramer & Bleuer, the well known book-
binders in Moline.
Mitchell & Lynde and the Rock Islnnrt
Bavings bank hope to get into the new
Mitchell fc Lynde block this week.
The Peoples' National will take posses
sion oi tne rocm at present occupied by
these two banking houses.
Spencer t quare, Rock Island, is one of
the prettiest little breathing places to be
ivuuu fu u j cut in me west. A large
sum baa been f)twnt iimn ito
r " nuutuujcui
and improvement, but it has been well
peni. ine iiDcrality of a number of
public-spirited citizens is well shown in
the various objects that ornament it
E-Alderman A. H. Ham Dton marip
kis first appearance as a mail carrier this
morning taking the place of Carrier
Perry who has a vacation. Both the
ubstitute carriers are now on duty
Substitute Cary taking the place o Car
rier Liedtka who is doing office duty in
the absence of Miss Stone occasioned by
Chief C. L. Root, of the Lyons fire de
Used in Millions of Homes
partment has sent an invitation to The
Arocs and the Rock Island fire depart
ment to participate in the fifteenth an
nual review and parade of the Lyona fire
department on May 14. An elaboiate
programme has been prepared for the
The new glass factory project teen
tioned in The Argcs the other day is
rapidly assuming proportions which in
sure its success. There is a little more
stock yet to be placed and then the in
dustry will be ready for business. The
projectors have already received prem
ises of bonas to go elsewhere but they
prefer to remain ia Rock Island if ;he
proper encouragement is shown tham
Sunday morning at 10:30 there was to
have been a boat race between WillNodcn
and George White for $3 a side, from the
plow shop to the round house and back
They were to have boats alike from the
Davenport boat house, but could not ( et
them, so they were compelled to row in
AtltAB f t ll ...
umcr uums, lue money oeing divided or
given back. There is going to be a race
between the two in the future.
The supplies for which the Thomson
Houston company have been waiting ba-re
arrived, and from the best information
that The Argds can obtain, the first cir
ever run by electricity in Rock Island
will be started on the Elm street lite
sometime tonight. The contract h
been let by Mr. Louderback to C. J. W.
Schreincr for remodelingthat portion of
the barn now used for stabling the horses.
the stalls will be torn out. the floor low
ered and large doors put in and it will be
used for the storing of trailers.
The May festival will open at the rink
this evenirg with a fancy dress carnival
It will consist of 24 young people in
fancy dress costume representing an
many diflerent characters, the drilling
having been done ucder the supervision
of Charles Stoddard. Mrs. Frank Robin
son and Mrs. Georee Cash have been
busy for some time past getting tte cos
tumes ready for this and the dragon fly.
which is a spectacular production, and
will be presented tomorrow evening.
The Rock Island & Milan road d d a
rushing busizefs yesterday, and in addi
tion to the regular equipment of the lice
cars were borrowed from the Moline &
Rock Island and from Davenport to
accommodate the business. Manngr
Louderback came out of his hotel with
a much more sprightly and self-satisaed
step this morning than has been charac
teristic of him for sometime. He was on
the streets much earlier than usual, and if
the council will just give him the privil
ege tonight to equip what he has with
electricity, be will be satisfied to let well
enough alone, and give up any wild
goose chases across Eleventh street.
John Ou, a teamster in the employ of
Dart's Sons, residing at 212 Eleventh
street, was riding on the front platform
of a Second street electric car in Daven
port yesterday afternoon, and in attempt
ing to alight at the corner of Second and
Taylor streets he missed bis footing and
fell, the car passing over his left foot
and badly crushing it. He was picked
up and brought to his horte in this city
by the Davenport police patrol, where he
was attended by Drs. Hoefle. of Daven
port, and Paul of this city, who ampu
tated the second toe, two of the other
toes being badly bruised and mashed. He
also sustained some injuries about the
head from which he is suffering consid
erably today and it i3 not known yet how
serious the injuries may prove.
Vvhen I began using Ely's Cream Balm
my catarrh was so bad I had headache
the whole time and discharged a large
amount of filthy matter. This has al
most entirely disappeaied and I have not
au neaaacne since. J. a. Sommers,
The new music firm of Housed, Wood
yat s Co. are exclusive agents for the
Decker Bros.. Weber, Estev, Wheelock,
Stuyvesant, Camp & Co's. Sterling and
Arion pianof ; the Etey. Farrand & Vo-
tey and W totem Cottage orgacs.
vuiumeucing rnaay. may 1. last car
will leave for Milan at 7 p m instead of
6 P- m J. G. HcsTOOJf,
D0HT THROW XT THE SPONGE!
TbashldrODSosre. Giant Dcroair. cftn
bis clntcn upon the chronic invalid. Constantly
plagued by dyspepsia, billiooeuesi and sonatina.
tlon nervous and sleepless too what wonder It
is that haying tried in rain a multitude of bspIpm
remedies he if ready, figuratively rpeaklns.to
"throw np the sponge Let the unfortunate
'take heart of Erace." Hostetter's Stamach Rittpr.
can and will put a terminus to his trials. It
strengthens the stomach, confers nerrons vigor
by promoting assimilation of the food, aronpes
tllP liVf r whi'Tl flnrmunt nnA . 1. u 1
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without pain. The ability to dijre t and assimi
late restored, the ability to sleep follows. Notbinc
then can stay the reot-wal of health but impru
dence. IWtctt.-r-s btomach Bitters, tioreover.
tranm-enrla all iti nB i .,
rbeumutic and kidney compl.tots. A wlneclass
f ull three times a day.
40 Years the Standard.
THE WOODS ABLAZE
Forest Fires Prevalent in the
IIGHT COUNTIES REPORTED AFLAME
With Hope That a Welcome Rain May
Hae Stopped the Destruction The
Timber Con fl aerations in the Kast
Disastrous Fires of Possibly Incendiary
Origin A Fierce Storm Cut. Off the
Upper Michigan Peninsula Three Moy
Terribly Mangled Through Malice oi
Idiocy Other Disasters.
Detroit, Mich , May 4. Fires broke out
ia the lorest back of Harrison. Clare
county, on Tuesday, and since then have
spread in all directions. Saturday night's
reports indicate that the counties of Osce
ola. Clare. fihui
Ogemaw, Oscoda, and Iosoo are ablaze. It
is now ruining steadily, and hopes are en-
veriaineu mat toe nres may De stopped.
Burned S10.0OO Worth of Lip-.
Fire Saturday reached Cora Bros.' mills.
Harrisville, where it consumed J10.000
worth of logs. It also lapped clear over
Clare county to Penasa, where the school
nous ana three barns were burned. Slay
ton and Laue townships, Ogemawcounty,
ire in the pathway ot the flames, and
nothing having beeu beard from there in
... . '"n wrcu wiu uuui tuere iu
two days fears are entertained for their
Ran Through the Flames.
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and 1 ere Marnuetta railrnml ran rt.i-nnr.hl
.v la. l u fi . mijcriiuuii s i rain tin t iiu , nr
belts of fire all the way from Reed City to
nr;.lt..-i . i ., . .
luiumuu iuuui, Miiy nines, ana when
near Farewell. Clare county, a tree that
llAtl hurneil thrnuoh at fhahutt- fall An
baggage car, smashing iu the roof, but the
.h.wuiu MW UW U.V. .1.1 VJ Li IUI.
ui iuc iraiu was suuiciem to throw
tua uurning tree aside.
1 lie Devastation in Jersey.
Xew York, May 4. A great section of
southern evv Jersey has beeu made des
olate oy ure. ana unless ram comes snon
the pine and cedar forests are likely to be
wipea out. iue crauberry bogs have
been ruined. The fir has Wn ti. ,v.nc
disastrous IU Uianv venri nn.l llm n..L.
pie. exhausted aaA disheart.
r rnree uays oi uguiing tne names, are
nOW SO dlSCOUraCUil that Ihpv nr mitinn
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no eiiori to cuect the spread of the fire.
A large number of buildings have been
Fight Thousand Acres of Timber rnr.l
NEW Yor.K, May 4. Extensive forest
fires have been rasrinc ou the east end nf
Long Island for several days. The area
covered by the flames extends from East
Hampton to Sag Harbor, and at pre sent
the tire is buruins: fit-r-lv nlr.n . in.
shores of Sas Harbor bav. Fullv s.Oimi
acres of fine timber laud have been
burned over. A large force of men is flght-
iug iue ure.
Urush and Timber Hum in;.
1.ASTOX, Pa.. Mav 4. The brush ami
timber ou the Lehigh mountain between
Lcbigh Gap and Bowman's Station are
uu ure uuu uuruing uurcely. The county
authorities have seut a large force of men
lu lucc& i lie names.
Ten Miles of forest Hr.
CiKUSLE, Pa., May 4. Another seri
ous mountain fire is raging at Pine Grove,
this county. The flames have traveled
about teu miles aud are f,till nrlvannin r
The forest lires of the past few days are
me most destructive tnat have ever visited
Iiain Stops the Destruction.
Reading, l'a., May 4. A Leavy fall of
ram lasting two hours yesterday ex
tinguished the forest lims ou the Blue
mountains, which burned three days nud
levastateu over 1,WU acres of timber land-
INCENDIARY FIRE AT ALTOONA.
Kobbers Start the Flames, to Hide Their
Operations A Mao Falls Dead.
ALTOONA. Pa.. May 4. Afire which
ttarted t-hortly after 1 o'clock yesterday
morning burned the Altoona Hardware
Companies store and warehouse, the
Hising Sun and Behm hotels, the former
a two story and the latter a three-and
half story building, together with their
Sleds and stables, cuttinethe nnnpr store-
of the Nickel Plate restaurant. Here the
flames then caught on the roof of William
McMurray's large dry goods house, and
li.ter on the roof of lrf:rml' tm...!
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u-icK ooaruing nouse. At this no nt, th
fi e was extinguished after the stock on
tte lourth Boor of the McMurray build
lus was uauiy uamageu.
"Heart Failure" Killed Him.
H. M. Mitcbe'l. a bnaniop at. Mr r.
Cord's house, nacked his trunk hefnro tv.
uie cau reacneu that nnint and r.u in.
st.-uctions as to its disnoaL He then
st trted across the street. He was seen to
st.igger and then fall dead from heart
la.iure brought on Iv Mm viroman
il.e CUests in the hnrela Tn ..11 ...
out in sarety, out a great many lost all
thiir effects. While the jhovn
Hr3 was taking place the large sale aud
exchange stables of the Whitehall hotel
Ilarelars Itutllv r U'vir
Durintr the fire the 1
ur-ievy was broken into and the safe
robbed of a number nf nltmiln.n.
ami it is thought that the incendiary, who
uu'iuuuieuij siarteu tne nres, was imoli-
catid in the robbery. On account of the
aDsence irom the ntv nf BrDr.i
heavy losers, it is impossible to eet the
exact loss, but it is estimated at.
vuu to au,uoo, oi which amount the Al-
sooja xiaraware company will lose be
tween fau.lKl and f40,000 on building and
r.v iuauiaLito known
Fire In a Circus.
S XG Sing. N. Y.. Mav 4 A fir Sm..
day destroyed about tlO.000 worth r
projierty and horses belonging to the Ir-
iu xros. rauroan circu.
FIERCE STORMS IN MICHIGAN.
tony Miles of the I pper 1'euinsula Cut
OlT Heavy Damages.
HdCCHTON. Mich.. Mav 4. Tha nnrtl,
ern arm of the upper peninsula, composed
oi iveweenaw and Houghton counties, has
been swept by a terrific wind and elec
tric 1 storm for the past two days and'
wren nights, such as only Lake Superior
can generate. At Dollar bay a store and
residence were blown down and the debris
et oi fire by lightning. Four persona
TZS' lire Disaster Apprehended.
At Calumet six barns, one store and
wo nouses were demolished and lar-e
tree uprooted. All the country above
Hancock, forty miles as the crow flies, is
cut off from communication, and dirj dis
aster is reared, .telegraph, and telephone
VilVI At A llnVCH All MlVllnk tlta Mnnnov
country, and each fresh arrival from the
corm-visiteu region adds to the a is
astrous character of the news.
WAS HE FOOL OR FIENDT
An Unknown Man Gives Three Hoys
Dynamite to Play With.
Wheeling. V. Va.. May i At M;;r
tin' Ferrv. Ohio. SnMir.l.-iv nil linlannvvn
miscreant gave three little boys, James
and Miltou Turney and Charles Wilson,
all under 9 years of age, a dynamite
cartridge. The boys played with the
cartridge and it finally exploded. All
three ot the boys we blown over sixty feet
and frightfully mangled. The Wilson
boy had bis breast and abdomen torn
open, and a leg badly lacerated. He will
die. One of the Turnevs will lose his
sigh iu both eyes, the other is burned to a
crisp ou nis arms ana ooay ana cannot
AN ALLEGED INCENDIARY'S WORK.
A Town in Minnesota Terribly Ravaged
by Fire Loss, S140.OO0.
Lyle. Minn.. Mav 4. Fire vesterdav in
less thau three hours wiped out property
valued at 140.000 in this nl-ico. The town
was entirely without fire protection, and
tne names spread so rapidly that before
assistance from neighboring towns could
reach here the fire had done most of its
i wuu. luo uuion station, oeiongmgto the
I Chicago. St. Paul And TvAtl4A Citv and
The Union station, belonging to the
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I Chicago, Milwaukee and St. Paul station
jaiiti iwiiiTpnin pi.p.rnM wupa .-.... ... . i
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rtthi. i r ,
I Among the principal losers are Lund &
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Juuucoutm:iticr lugeuerai uiercuauuise,
I fif.OOO; John Myher, general stora, $13,000;
A. .T IvBl.ri.WMi h.ntir.M e fun. u
A. J. Kaudson. hardn-ari vawi- )..
commercial hotel. Hart & Conner's saloon.
Aren s meat market, Mccarty Bros.' sa
loon, and a number of other buildincs
were burned, there is sirnnir vncr,i-;..
teat it was the work of an luceudiarv
Painful Death of Iter. Dr. Uothvrcll.
Xew York. May 4. After two weeks oi
unparalleled suffering the Kev. Dr Both
well, pastor of the Conerettation-il
church on Claasen avemie, Brooklyn,
died at the Bmnklr.. h
last night. The accideut which resulted
in his death was the inhaling of a cork
into the bronehie.il hum S.vorul .11.,
Cal Operations and all that n.lii.al L-ill
auu ingenuity couia devise I.iUed to ra
move the obstruction. He was 41 ve.ir
Came to an I'ntiiuelv Fnd.
PITTSBURG. Pa., May 4 Charles Kitz
miller, son of E. A. Kitzmiller. memhej
of the firm of F. Duff & Sous, fell down
mat era s elevator shaft, a ilia-m ni
sixty feet. Saturdav ami was inst.mth
killed The young man had just finished
at collegd aud was starting in life with
HusbaiiLl and IJjbv Drowued
Ossawatomie, Kan.. M iv 4. Yesterdav
rranK Williamson, acconmauied In- Tii
wifo and child, attempted to cross the
-Manns . ties Cvcrues river .-it Paminirtnn
lord, liie river was too hich ami the
wagou upset and Williamson and the
baby were drowned. Mr Vill,.,n,c,.
staved 111 the u-u?iin ln- unl u--i. .:.. .a.i
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i.ue uouies were recovered simnt an hnnr
IN THE BASE BALL FIELD.
Late Scores of the Kxperts at the Na
Chicago. May 4. At the close of hasp
ball playing last week in the National
League Doou aud Cleveland were tied
for the first place. Chicauo was seenml
aud Pittsburg third. Iu the Asscciatiivi
.Boston was first. Baltimore sernml an, I
Louisville tliiru. Ia the Western aijsn.-U-
tsou -Minneapolis held first place, while
Denver and Sioux Citv wpre rftm.i.t u-i
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secouu mi'i num. Le.istte scores Sitnr-
day were: At Philadelphia Xew York
9. Philadelphia 6; at Urooklvn Ti tnr, l
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urouKivu : at t-leveland I inpmiiMt.
Cleveland 4; no game at Chicago rain.
Association aud Western Scores.
American association: At. Phiafl..in;,.
xaiiimore , Athlstic 5; at Bostou
ashinizton 1. Hintnn fi- at. r',il,imK
Iouisville 6. Columbus 7: at Cinrinnati
St. Louis 5. Cincinnati la. Snnilic. it
uincinnati st. Louis 3, Cincinnati 5; at
t-oiumuus Xouisville 0. Columbus
Western. Saturday: At Denver St Paul
VS. Denver 11: at Kansas Cif rMiKi-.
kee 2, Kansas City 0. Sunday: At Kan
sas City Milwaukee 1L Kansas City
at Denver St. Paul 3. Denver l.v at
umnna -Minneapolis 3, Omaha T; uo
game at Lincoln wet grounds.
The Sirs, ltarnaby roisoain-r Case
r-itv lutNCi, K. I., iUav 4. A man
named T. C. Wolkins stated last
that he saw Dr. Graves sten nn tn. th
postoffice window in this city on March
30. buy a 15 cent nost.icre stamn and ni
it on a Dackaee directed tn riennr ti,i
pointing to Graves as the man who sent
Mrs. Barnaby the poisoned liquor. It
turns out that Wolkins was at the post
office Anril 6 instead of XfarMi at
that the kind of Ktamn nut. nn tl,u f.r.i
package nas not been told m this citv for
over a year.
Repudiated Their Concession.
St. Louis. Mav 4 a immiiakoti ..
thrown into the catnD of the Rrntharhnr
of Carpenters and Joiners Saturday by
me uuuuunceiueut tuat at a meetiu of
the master Builders' assnriar inn th.t n.
canization had renndiatjd t h.;.
sious to the demands of the carpenters for
'j ceois per nour ana an eieht-hoiir dar.
and had passed a resolntinn ,it..;
that they would pay but 3 per day for
eigut uours wort
New Men for the Coke Recion.
SCOTTDALE, Pa.. May 4. Between OOn
and 7,000 new men are to l hmtiLTht tn
the region to replace the strikers, if neces
sary. This statement comes from a trust
worthy source. Car load. hu
d ' u. 41 1VM
unrig th? past week, and the influx con
tiuuos. Mouster mass nu'et iinr .Bra i,aii
yesterday at Jimtown and llutchiuson,
wiuiue view of persuaaing uew work
men to unite with the Strikers.
Murdered for tha Jlom r He ITad.
Hincklet. Minn.. Mar 4 The hod
f Nicholas Peterson was discovered inhia
shanty, a few miles from Sturgeon lake
Friduv. lie was lst. wun v..
day, and received $180, of which no trace
cuuiu ue iouuu. i.ne coroner rendered a
verdict of murder.
Cigrarmakert Win a. Ktrika.
SPEIXGFIELD. Mas . ta, A TI.
manufacturers Saturday virtually agreed j
to the men's demand for an increase in
pay ranging from 60 cenU to f I a 1,000. j
iVI 1 NTffiE
Good DmMla Weather.
We have placed on sale anew assort
ment of umbrellas for sun and rain.
24 inch, silver heads, 78c
26 inch, silver heads 85c
28 inch, silver heads, 98o
30 inch, silver heads $1.15
Better ones up to 5.00
LADIES' MUSLIN UNDERWEAR.
Have added to our large assortment oi
ladies' muslin underwear, new
styles in extra large sizes.
ABIC NOW SHOWING
Three Times as
As any other similar
Nos. 1525 and
Ana Ncs 124, 12G and 128
THAN ALL OTHERS
Wall Paper Company,
310, 312 and 314 Twentieth St.
ee Our Art
First-els? QrsinlEg and Pspar Haaging,
P. Box 672.
GENTS NIGHT ROBES,
You will find our gents night robe
50c, 75o and98c, better values a
usually sold at suoh
" jj'it-'es. I
We have a limited quantity 0f ,
below mentioned ha: 1
, 'SJins w
from onr special sain I,.
They go at same prices this !
wuub mey last
10 yards dress prints 35c.
juauies pure suk gloves 25c
Challies 2c a yard.
Heavy ribbed hose, misses, lo-
Large a Stock of
etriblif hment in the city.
1527 Second Avenue,
8hop Fourth Are. bet. list and d Sts.