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Rock Island Daily Argxj
VOL. XXXIX. NO. 178
ROCK ISLAND, MONDAY, MAY IS 1891.
I Single Copies 5 Cent
l'er Week 12 Cents
THE BASE BALL RECORD.
Owing to the unprecedented success of Our Great Special
Labor Day Sales April 25 and May 2, we have decided to deal
out our enormous bargains all through the house for the rest of
the month of May, so that everybody will have a chance to obtain
goods of the very latest styles and best makes for less than half
price. We feel confident that out of the thousands that visited
our store during Our Great Special Labor Day Sales not one
went away dissatisfied. All were fully convinced that we do not
misrepresent, but fully live up to all our advertisements.
Prices Quoted for the Month of May Will be Far Below
Anything Ever Named or Heard of.
Prices Cut in Half -Goods Almost given Away!
For the Rest
Aonth of May
The object we have in
view we are deter
mined to carry
out, i. e.
For the Rest
Month of May
TO GET YOUR TRADE.
Once a Customer- Always a Customer!
Chicago Holds First Plai-e in tbe Lemgae
wltll a Tightening Grip.
Chicago, May 18 Anson' "colts'' kept
the bead of the class during last week aud
with an increasing lead. Tbe "colts" gen
erally met the enemy and took them in
handsomely. Boston is second and Phil
adelphia third, the latter having come up
from fifth place. Cleveland dropped from
third to fifth and New York managed to
get down to seventh. The present position
of tbe clubs in tbe three principal aggre
gations is as follows:
Broukl yn . . ,t. '1
New York..' -1
AMERICAN. W. L. p.CjWKSTEUX. W. L.
Boston 2S 8 .ISIOmaha Ifl 10
Baltimore. .(: Liueoln 14 11
Ht. Louis.... U M, .?MMilwaukee..l5 V!
Louisville. ...1H IS .470MinneapoUs.l3 12
Athletics.... M 11 .41 feiiver 14 l:l
Cincinnati. ..H 1! .44;Kansas City.ll 15
Columbus. ...1:! lit ..Wsionx City. .11 15
Washington. 7 19 .-.XWit. Paul 10 W
Score on the liiaiuoud.
Leagud scores Saturday were:
Chicago Brooklyn 9, Chicago 11:
Cleveland New York 4, Cleveland 5; at
Cincinnati Boston 3, Cincinnati 8; at
Pittsburg Philadelphia 5, Pittsburg 14.
Association: At Philanelpbia Ath
letics, St, Louis 1; at Baltimore Balti
more 1, Cincinnati 9; at Boston Boston
9, Louisville 3; at Washington City Columbus-Washington
rain. , trH
Western (Saturday): At St. Paul
Omaha 12, SU.Panl 6; at Milwaukee
Denver 2, Milwaukee 11; at Minneapolis
Kansas City 8, Minneapolis 21; at Sioux
City Lincoln 5, Sioux City 3. (Sunday);
At St. Paul Omaha 13. St. Paul 10; at
Sioux City Liucoln 15, Sioux City 13; at
Milwaukee Denver 4, Milwaukee L
"'TOUGH" WORK AT PITTSBURG-
Hard Citizens Attack a Circus and
ripitate a. Serious Panic
PlTTsBUKG, Pa., May IS. -Friday Allen
Lynch, of this city, pitched a large circus
tent iu the Seventeenth ward for the pur
posed of opening a 10-cent show. Just
previous to the close of the night per
formance a riot occurred in which fifteen
people were more or less injured by a
mob of men and boys. "Bud" McCauley
and John Mor.in, who were among the
toughs, were probably fatally hurt. The
mob attempted to force an entrance to
the tent. They were resisted by the cir
cus employes and driven away by the po
lice. Later they returned, about 150
strong, slit the canvass and cut the guy
ropes. Bricks, cobble-stones and clubs
were hurled through the canvas and
painfully injured a number of people.
Came Near l!eing a Holocaust.
The audience became panic stricken,
and made H rush f. i- the exits. The cut
cuy ropes permitt? i the side poles to fall
down. Tbe canvas collapsed and caught
lire from the gasoline lights on the center
poles. The people became frantic in their
effort to escape, and many were severely
trampled upon. The people fought their
way out just in time to escape from the
rapidly burning canvas. The mob out
side, realizing the extent of their depre
dations, escaped. A uumber of the par
ticipants are known, however, aud sev
eral arrests nave been made.
William McGowan, a Baltimore hotel
clerk, was so coulideut that Tea Tray
would win the Brookiyu handicap that he
bet his cherished and superb moustache
against on it. Saturday night bis up
per lip was bereft of its hirsute orna
ment. Charles King, of Salem, Mass., died
Friday at the age of 110 years, leaving
more thau 6u3 decendants. He was the
father of fourteen children, while three of
his sons were responsible for the existence
in the aggregate of lorty-four, and a
granddaughter of thirty has already nine
Stepniak, the llussian Nihilist now in
this country, is trying to raUe money to
establish a new-paper here, of which
George Keunau h is offered to serv-j as ed
itor without pay. It will be devoted to
political freedom iu Russia.
The anniversary of the great cataclysm
at Johnstown, Pa., will be appropriately
celebrated May 21.
The Evening Critic, of Washington
City is no more. It went into the hands
of a receiver last wea k.
The log cabin bu ilt by Gen. Graut near
St. Louis has been purchased by a resi
dent of that city for j.OOO, anrt will not
be sent to the World's fair.
Mrs. Keziah Thomas, of St. Louis,
whose husband died recutly, twisted a
towel around her throat and choked her
self to death. It was her third attempt
at smcme. .temporary insanity.
Ex-Senator Ingalls says he will not en
gage in literary work, although ho has
several offers to do so.
The steamship Etruria, which sailed
Saturday for Liverpool, had among her
passengers Mrs. Potter Palmer and three
children and Abram S. Hewitt, while La
Champagne took Mrs. John Wanamaker
The National Order of Railway Con
ductors in session at St. Louis, has elect
ed W. P. Daniels, of Cedar Rapids, la..
grana secretary ana treasurer.
The national treasury Saturday Daid
Wisconsin her share of the direct tux re
fund. It was t441,:j3L minus fci.201 with
held on account of arms supnied the
The Woman's National Industrial
League Las written to President Harrison
approving ex-Senator Blair's views of Ah
Sin, and recommending that if China re
fuses to recieve him as minister of this
country, tbe government refuse to ba rep
resented at the Chinese capital.
Mayor Shakespeare, of New Orleans,
has asked Governor Nichols to request of
Secretary Blaiue that Consul Corte's exe-
quator be recalled.
"Jerry" Simpson said at Washington
City Saturday that the Alliance was go
injj to take possession of the government
in 1893 aud "rip things up tbe back."
Democrats have one majority in the
Arizona Constitutional convention. The -Republicans
made heavy gains.
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