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THK AUGUS, SATUliOAY, MAY 10, 1891.
Ice cream at Trefz & Co'i.
Nice cheap bananas at Boro'a.
Cal 1 on Trefz & Co. for ice cream.
O. J. Dimick returned to Chicago this
I reiz i Co- have the nicest ice cream
in the city.
A No. 1 fruit farm for sale by George
W. D. Hwis.
Sweet pear cider at Boro's, bank cor
For your carpets go to Kann & Hiick
staedt's. Carpets are going lively at Clemann &
Cars to the Watch tower every half
Elegant white maple suites at Clemann
C. F. Fleming went to Chicago last
night on business.
Nice Mexican oranges, pinion nuts, hot
peanuts at Boro's.
Band concert at Black Hawk's tower to
Brown, the photographer has moved
his gallery to Genesee
The last car leaves the tower at 8:30
fC.; J. Price, of Coal Valley, was in the
city today on business.
Two shoemakers wanted at J. O.
Freed', Eighteenth street.
William Jackson went to Chicago this
morning on a business trip.
Edward Collins started last night on a
business trip to St. Joseph, Mo.
Miss Nannie Ilolsapple is visiting
friends in Marshalltown, Iowa.
J. II. Countryman, of Butte City. Mon.,
was in the city on business yesterday.
If you want lace curtains at about one
half price go to Kann & Hucistaedt'd.
New bedroom suites just received at
. Kann & Huckstaedt's, at bottom prices.
Martin J. B- Seabrand and Miss Mary
Wielacd were wedded Thursday by Rev.
G.F.Wagner has moved his family to bis
his farm on the Milan road, where he
will hereafter reside.
A good brick buildiDg, well located for
business on Second avenue, for sale by
George W. D. Harris.
Mrs. Elizabeth McEniry has so far re
covered from her recent illness as to be
abl- to be about again.
Mrs. Catherine Boyd, of Chariton.
Iowa, is in the city visiting with her
daughter, Mrs. Con Walters.
A good two story brick store, well lo
cated for business on Third avenue, for
sa'e by George W. D. Harris.
Nelson C. Brock, a prominent business
man of Lincoln, Neb., is visiting Lnd-
iuiu jjiuuiroae ai me tiarper.
T. A. Zsllings, of Chicago, general
superintendent of the United Glass com
pany, is in the city today.
Clemann & Salzmann have some very
choice mshocany suites, one of which
can be seen in the front window.
Rev. II. C. Marshall was able to taki
a little walk in his yari jester lay and
hopes to occupy his pulpit soon.
i ue male ctjorus which is to 6ing on
Memorial day at the soldiers' monument,
meet at G. A. R. hall Monday evening
f f.r viV.aBia..l
ine uockrord Construction company
has received the contract for an extensive
and brick will be used.
Lost A check for $37 03 in the npper
Rock Island yards payable to Chris.
Luethal . Finder will please return to C,
R. I. & P. round house.
The Schnell club rooms, which were
damaged by water a short time ago, have
all been repapered and fixed up so that
they now present as neat an appearance
David Shay, who pleadtd guilty to
burglarizing Johnson's carpenter shop in
Moline and was sentenced to one year,
was taken to Joliet by Sheriff Gordon
James Lark in bss moved his family to
Davenport having purchased a home on
Tremont avenue. Mr. Larkin is now
employed by the Egle Manufacturing
company over there.
Lost This morning, between the C.
R I. & P. depot and the office, 1818
Fourth avenue, a pair of eye-glasses.
Finder please return to office and receive
reward. George P. Stauhubar.
The steamer Llbbie Conger will be put
in the excursion business here again this
season and will make her first trip to
Clinton with the Knigh's of Pythias on
George Wilson, for some time past car
accountant at the Peoria depot, has re
signed his position and will leave next
week for his home near Pittsburg. Ta.
He will be succeeded here by J. J H are,
of Bishop Ili'.l
Used in Millions of Homes
L. W. Moen, the traveling man ai rest
ed la Davenport on a serious charge, was
discharged yesterday on a writ of ni.beas
corpus. He charges the whole proceed
ing !e .diop to his arrest as a blackmailing
The game between Davenport and Ce-.
dar Rapids yesterday was called at the
end of the fourth inning because of rain,
the score standing, Davenport 5, Cedar
Rapids 3. at that time.
The ornaments on the Harper va; e in
Spencer square have been beautifully
gilded by Fred Alters. Commissioner
Jackson has secured a promise from the
high school orchestra to give a concert in
the square some time during the season.
Operations at the Fleming fruit bouse
will be suspended in a day or two, nearly
all the fruit having arrived that the c m
pany will handle this season. The new
fruit will begin arriving about August 1,
when work will again be resumed.
Charles McHugh and wife returned ast
night from Kansas City, where Mr. lie
Hugh made aa effort to have the text
convention of the American Ticket Brjk
era association meet in Rock Island, but
it went to Denver, ne thinks that in all
probability the one following will meet, in
Rock Island, however.
The vase recently ord ered bv Jurtee
Adams on behalf of Mrs. Sarah B. Ccbb
for Court House square is expected in a
few days. The ornament was selected
by Commissioner Jackson, of Spencer
square, and will come from the Mott Iron
works of Chicago. It will be a beautiful
design and will be in place before Menu r
Dr. W. H. Ludewig has secured tie
rooms Nos. 32 and 84 in the Mitchell &
Ly nde building and will be ready for coo
sultatioa by Monday next. Office hours
from 9 to 11 a. 2 to 4 and 7 to 8 p.
m. Dr. Ludewig is a regular collegiate
graduate in this country and spent son e
time in Europe to complete his studies.
He also has large hospital experiencu.
Take the elevator when calling on tte
doctor. Telephone No. 1082.
An ovservant man says he has discov
ered a fly destroyer that discounts all the
fly paper and fly poisons that have ytt
been put into use. Last spring he went
into the country and, brought back win
him when he returned a number cf
bunches of clovir blossoms. He hunt;
them up iu his room to ornament tin;
walls. The clover dried and since then
he says not a fly would stay in the room
He watched and studied, and says he hs
discovered that flies cannot stand th
scent of dried clover.
Attached to train No. 2 on the llitk
Island road bound for Chicago this morn
ing, was a special coach containing a
prominent party of Rock Island officials
who have been down in the Indian terri
tory. They were Traffic Manager W. M.
Sage, General Freight Agent A. M. John
son, General Superintendent H. F. Royce.
Trainmaster W. M. Hobbs and Division
Superintendent C. L. Ewing.r f the Rock
Island road are in the city today on busi
Fred Wihlander, a Moiioe section
hand, wa9 found the other night about
11 o'clock lying in a pool of blood on the
porch of his boarding house. His face
was bruissdand scratched as if he had
been drawn along a cinder walk, his left
eye was gouged almost out, and there
were two deep cuts, spparently made
with a dagger or knife. When found the
man was almost dead from loss of blood,
and it is thought he wiil lose the use of
the injured eye. Wehlander professes ig
norance as to how he came into the condi
tion in which he was found, and shows a
marked disinclination to talk on the sub-
Mitchell & Lynde and the Rock Island
Savings bank are moving into their new
quarters in Mitchell & Ljnde's handsome
bank buildinsr. Ca6b ier Buford riip
ceeded in getting pretty well settled down
today.and Mitchell & Lvnde will be ready
for business Monday morning. Tbe new
bank quarters are without question tbe
handsomest In the three cities. The ap
pointments are of the most modern, the
woodwork being of polished oak. while
the counters are models in design and
workmanship. The firm of Mitchell &
Lynde will occupy the single room on the
west Bide, while the Savings bank has tbe
ea.t side, and Cashier Buford wirt have a
room opening into the bank and facing on
Seventeenth street for his insurance office.
Bruce Snyder will conduct this branch of
the busineEs and also assist Mr. Bufo:d
in the bank.
For 8aie Cheap.
A very desirable corner on Fourth ave
nue and Twentv-second street: wpll
adapted for business purposes.
J.J. Medill Jr.
Private board in? for resnertahle vnuno
men at 219 Seventeenth street.
40 Years the Standard.
BAUM IN TROUBLE.
Grave Charges Made Against
the General's Son.
BAD CASH OF OFFICE BSOZEEAQE,
Besides the Temporary V'se of Govern
ment Money The Young Man Declares
Himself Innocent, but His Resignation
Has Been In.it.trd Upon Story of the
Accusers A S?00 Fee from a South
Carolinian Iecept inn Practiced on the
Civil errice Board Conscience Money
Wahiingtox Citv, May 16 Green B.
Raum, Jr., a son of the commissioner of
pensions, has tendered his resignation as
the assistant chief clerk of the nonsinn
bureau, and the same has been accepted.
For some time past rumors affecting the
official conduct of Mr. Raum, Jr., have
found their way to Secretary Noble, but
not until just before his departure for
St. Louis, about one week ago, did he
come into possession of facts that would
warrant him In taking official action
in the matter. - He then learned, upon
what appeared to be perfectly worthy tes
timony, that Mr. Raum, Jr., had been a
party to certain irregular and unlawful
proceedings in connection with three ap
pointments to minor positions in the pen
Stontty Protests His Innocence.
The temporary appropriation to his own
uses of $72 belonging to the government
is also charged agniuMt him. Mr. Raum,
Jr., it is said, stoutly protested his inuo
csnce of the charges made against him,
but the secretary thought that in auy
event his usefulness in the pension bu
reau was at an eud and so determined to
require his resignation. Gen. Raum, the
young mau's father, who up to that time
had not even beard the rumors affecting
his son. was spoken to on tha snhiVpt
Tbe Kcneral. while exDressins his abid
ing faith in his son's rectitude, said that
he would require his resignation at ouce.
This he did. ind he hirrwolf hmnrrhr ika
resignation to tho interior department.
Alleged umce Brokerage.
n is asserted oi young Kaum that a
South Carolinian named mith advertised
in one of the local newspapers for a gov
ernment position which would pay him
not less than So0 a month. auU declaring
his williuiruess to reward the oue who
could work him in with the sum of $JoO
cash. The advertisement was replied to
by a colored mail who is employed in the
treasury department, aud who has been
connected iu a domestic capacity with tlje
Raum family. This man iufornied the '
auwruser oi ills ability to secure him tiie
coveted portion. Smith, it is alleged,
was introduced to Assistant Chief Clerk
Kauru by tiie colored man, auj iu a short
time the recommendation for the south
erner's appoitment went through tiie
re.;ularcnanuels;aud the appointment was
An Elaborate Scheme Worked.
I he colored man got the and says
ne paid the greatt-r portion
num. Latrr bniitu wanted nromotion
loat-ju per month job aud was willing j lull prohibiting the procuring of liquor for
to pay for that, but had to pass the civil j minors. Bills were introduced requirin"
service examination. A job was put up ; telegraph offices to be open at all hours in
vj u..u a tin a. iu me jieusiou omce per-
SOUated Smith b"for Mia riril l.i-Im
sonated 5.mitli belore the civil service
commission. The substitute passed a
good examination, aud when Smith's
name was drawn from the of eligible
list. Smith himself appeared. Tbe nho-
tograph of Jackson, who was the n.Miion
office clerk, not lieinir on the
- i i -
there was no wav to identifv Smitu .r
he got the appointment. It is aiso stated
that young Uauai has sold a n.nuUer cf
appoint incuts. SmitU, Ja.koii and
tha negro, I'.ive beth uisniisiei.
Misappropriation ,,f Money.
It was also discovered vesterdav that
money had been purloined from the office
saio. .at'oi.t three mouths ago 72 was
raceived from a pensioner who claimed to
have been ov.-rpai I that amount. A let
ter accompanied the notes and this was
signed uUouesty." As was customary,
the money whs placed in the safe of the
assistant chief clerk for saie keeping un
til it could b-j turned into the treasury.
When the money was culled for it was
not there aud it remained absent some
time. The chief of division who was re
sponsible lor it made inquiry as to its
whereabouts, and, according to the testi
mony given, it was found to be in posses
sion of Green B. Raum, Jr. The money
has been returned.
COCKERILL LEAVES " THE WORLD."
He Wants to Ituu m Newpaper on His
New York, May 10. "Yes, I have left
The World." said Col. John A. Cockerill
to a reporter. ''I have had this matter in
contemplation for some time. I have
len with The World for several years
tnd my relations there have always been
pleasant. I do not iutend to retire from
the newspaper business, by any means.
Ily withdrawal from Tbe World was
laerely to better iny coudition. I have
1 ing had a desire to own a uewspaper in
l.'ew York. It was on that account 1 took
t us step. I am not at liberty to say any
thing further us to my phius, but I am
making negotiations to this end."
The Druiser Instinct Roles John L.
Denver, Colo., May 10. After the per
formance was over Thursday night John
L. Sullivan, who is playing iu this city,
went out to "have a time with the boys."
He wound up in Murphy'B Exchange,
wbere he met Put Allen, a Colorado pu
gilist. Headed Pat if he thought ln
cxuld fight, and without waiting a reply
Sullivan proceeded to "do up" Allen in
tte most approved style. They were sep
al ated, but not beforj Allen had been
knocked down twice. Sullivan was taken
he me by friends.
Lincoln as a Cabinet Member.
Xew York. May 10 . A special to The
Recorder from Washington City says
there is a strong rumor around the war
department that, Secretary Proctor's ap
poitment or election to the senate in
pbxe of Senator Edmunds being assured.
Minister Lincoln would be recalled from
London to take the cabinet place. Xhis,
it -vas said, would be iu accord w ith Mr!
Lincoln's own wish.
True Bills Returned.
Cbeensburo, Pa., May 16. The grand
juiyintbe case of J. a. Loar and bis
deputies, charged with murder at More
woid, returned true bills against all
except Steve Cairns, and In his case no
bill was found. The cases will likely
come up for trial soon.
TENNY WINS AT BROOKLYN.
Tat fire at Fastern Kvent Draws a Big
Crowd Louisville Races.
Guavesexd, L. L. May 16. The great
Brooklyn handicap race, which has been
the all -absorbing topic in turf circles for
the past few weeks, was run vesterdav
Xenny, who has been the favorite for the
last few days, wou the race easily enough
at the fiuUh, though iu the first part of
the race he looked to ba out of it. Fully
80,000 persons wero present, including all
the officials of New York aud Brooklyn,
while millionaires, merchants aud busi
ness meu rubbed elbows with their clerks
ana otuer employes. The fair was sex
plentifully represented, and their bright,
spanning iacjs and brilliant costumes
relieved in a great measure the general
gloominess of the day. The weather was
terveise. ftf And PAMr tantnlivinry
it would rain a few minutes, then stop. It
Dually settled into a steady drizzle.
RnrlinirtnB fc.at a I. a raA
A few minutes past 4 o'clock the horses
were ait on me track and paraded past
the stand to the post. Jockeys and horses
seemed to be fully alive to the importance
of the race, and Starter Caldwell had lit
tle trouble in sending them off. They
were away at the third break with Bur
lington in the lead, setting a lively pace,
with Russell second and .Loantaka third.
At the half mile Russell had gone to the
iront with Nellie lily second and Bur
lington third. Tenny, Tea Tray, and
Prince Royal were way back in the bunch.
Russell was still in front at the three-
quarters pole, with Loantaka at his
throatlatch, while Once Again had spurt-
eu into third position.
Too Hot for Judge Morrow.
As they turned into the stretch Judge
Morrow came with a great burst of speed
lroiu me uuucu and took the lead, half a
length ahead of Tenuy, who had moved
up at this time. A shout went up from
30,000 throats, 'Judge Morrow wius!"
but tbe pace was too hot for him, aud he
was soou joined by Tenuy, Tea Tray, aud
i-rioce ivoyai. rite liarnes, on Xenny,
realizing that the critical moment had
come, began urging the great little sway
back with whin and Knur Th I. .-.: ru
sponded nobly, coming down the stretch
with a ereat burst of Deed. and at ti,
ataud there was daylight between him
and Prince Royal, Tenny finished two
lengths ahead of Prince Royal, who beat
Tea Tray a head for the place.
Results in Other Events.
The other races went fullnu--
Kingston, 4' mile, 1:16; Longstreet, 1 1-16
miles. 1:4': tlsrir 1
4 in u j.
ing Water, )i mi!
1 116 miles, l:bt'4'.
Time on Churchill Itowns.
Louisville, Ky., May ia The winners
at Churchill Downs yest r l iy were:
Royal Garter, 1 mile, I.4.V..: Bracelet,
mile, 1:04; Proctor Kuoit, I mile, l:4.'-4:
Bob L , 1 1-lti miles, 1:5 .".; Braudolette, 1
mile TO yards, 1:4T'4.
The Illinois llouae Pavscs the Ociuo
. cratic Bill (Ml.fr Prorrcdiugs.
Pri:isoFiF.Lr. Ills., May 16.-The senate
postponed consideration of the mechanic's
lien law to Thursday next. Bills appro-
nu ;i y ? : f ' .r """"j - ma u jlkmiu ilie USUI
to young ' and Dumb asylum aud the Kankakee In
irninntiiin ! SHfie Imnitjil u-- .... . i. ,
- , i - nu lUC
; cuies over iii,ww population, and prohibit-
: in, tha t..; r i : .
ing the coloring of
uicumargHnae to re
Education Kill Passed.
The house passed the bill providing for
compulsory education. The hill does not
require the teaching of tlif Eualih lan
guage in private and parochial schools.
The vote was Ts yeas to 03 nay; 11 meiu-lx-rs
Lot voting, as loliows: Allen,
Bover, Brown, Conway, Dearborn, Dun
can, Gill, Hamilton. Hurdlings, tpeli
nin, and Wilk of Cook The calendar of
bills on first readiun was cieared and
wie oins malting the road aud bridge ta
, cent on the f 100 instead of (SO cents, uud
that fixing the rate of interest at C per
cent were pa-sert. Hitb bouses ad
journed to Monday afternoon.
Itevolt in the Danville, Ills., JalL
Danville, Ills., May 16 Turnkey Polk
Phillips iu the county jail was murder
ously attacked Wednesday by a prisoner
namea Jesse 1 batcher wueu trying to
lock him up. Thatcher dealt Phillips a
terrific blow on the head with au iron
window weight, felling him the ground.
auu then pulled the chain opening the
cells of the other prisoners. Several of
them rushed out and attacked Phillips,
who bad staggered to his feet in tha
meantime and ably defended himself.
Y'ouug Newton, the sheriff's son, called
his father, who quickly came to Phillips'
aid and locked up the prisouers. Thatch
er is an old offender.
Had Keen Dead a Week.
Buffalo, N. Y., May JO There was a
'U.-alion at the United States hotel yester
day when a boarder named Jacob Botts
was found dead in his bed. A horrible
odor had been noticed all tbe morning,
and was finally traced to Botts' roonu
The door was broken open and the b:.dy
of Botts was found lying on the bed. The
body was black and swollen, the stomach
had burst open, and a bl -.ck nnd bloody
fluid was all over the bed and floor. Why
the room had not been attended to was
not explained. Tne mau had been dead a
Commerce on the Lakes.
Washington Crrr, May 1G Superin
tendent Porter has issued advance copies
of a bulletin shortly to be made public
on transportation and the floating equip
ment on the great lakes, from which it
appears that the total number of vessels
plying on Dec 31, 1889, was 3,784; tue
total gross tonnae, 9i4.473, and the total
net tonnage, 780,liy. The estimated
carrying capacity of these 2.7S4 vessels
was 1.64,271 tons, the commercial valua
tion of wuicn was ftli.HW.tSl
Ueavjr Failure at Little Uock.
Little Rock, Ark., May 10 The larg
est individual nssigameut that ever oc
curred in this state was announced
Thursday, it was the assignment of
Maj. John D. Adams, for the benefit of
his creditors. His liabilities are tsno.ooo,
and assets t400.O00. The creditors will
probably be paid in full. The failure is
due to the stringency in the money mar
ket aud fail ire to realize.
The Kentucky Democracy.
Louisville, Kv.t May 16. The Demo
cratic state convention nominated Brown
on the thirteenth ballot for governor. The
fight was bitter throughout. The plat
form contains a radical free silver coin
age plank, championed by Senator Black
OVD C i NTIRE
Too many Spring Jackets.
We make a big cut to close
$2.95 and $3.25 Jackets
$4.75 and $5.00 Jackets
$6.50 and $6.75 Jackets go
$7.50 Jackets go for $5.50.
Rock rlancu Illinois.
ARK NOW SHOWING
Three Times as
A icy other Umilar eernbliehment in the city.
No. 1525 and
And Ncs 124, 123 and 123
-THAN ALL OTHERS
Wall Paper Company
310, 312 and
See Our Art
After Twenty Years in Davenport.
is closing business. An opportunity extraordinary
to secure the Choicest Line of Goods
ever placed on sale in Davenport.
Entire Stock and Fixtures to be Closed
in 90 Days.
Store vacated for bank not having had an opportunity
Northwest corner Brady and Third Stieets, Davenport.
and plaids 1 2 1 -2o che
NEW WASH GOODS.
In various fabrics and W
silks. Cheap too, that's the iZl
JCU dUi lb.
ment of dress trimming inRoJ
Large a Stock of
1527 Second Avenue,
314 Twentieth St.