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THE AKGUa. TUESDAY. MAY 1801.
PoUtoei sold cheap at Beecher's.
Go to Beechcr'a for your butter and
Wanted A boy to work in drug etore
Address box 667.
Morris Rosenfield left for Chicago this
morning om business.
John Devioe went to Chicago this
mornitg on a business trip.
Frank Ztaer. of Zuma, was in the
city yesterday on business.
R. C. .Pennington, of Scranton, Pa., is
Tisiling'friends in the city.
Miss Nellie Fitrpatrick. of Joslin, is
visiting with friends in the city.
Spring Core will be illuminated, music
and coasting Thursday evening.
William Reynolds, of Ccrdova, was in
the citv'jc'sterday on business.
A choice lot of fresh butter in smill
jars to be sold cheap at Beecher's.
Mrs. II. J. Lowrey and daughter. Miss
Bessie, of Chicago, are at the Harper.
Those 12 J cent sateens are going like
ict biscuits at 1: a yard at McCabe Bros.
George Allen and L. S. Pear? all, of
ort Bjron, were in the city .today on
The greatest cuts on fine millinery ever
Known in the northwest, at McCabe Bros,
Miss Mabel Ranne'.Is. of Chic;o, is
visiting with her friend. Miss E Json, on
Miss Eva Cssteel returned today from
a visit with ber brother II. E. Casltel
and family, at Fulton.
McC '..: Bros', are holding a millinery
st.le this week that challenges the atten
tion of this entire region.
George A. Moore &nd M.ts Mary E.
Wheeler, of Hampton, were married by
Magistrate Wivill list evening.
All shapes, al! colors ladies' hats opened
this morning at ?c, at McCabe Bros.
They will not last many days.
Remember the misses white leghorn
shade hats; five leading shapes, former
75c, to f 1.50, now 25c, at McCabe Bros.
Mrs. Margaret Kohn, Louis Kobn and
wife and Monroe and Edward Kohn have
gone to Chicago to attend the funeral cf
The shower of roses on Thursday at
McCabe Bros. Elegant roses and pop
pics will te sold at one cent ech on this
occr sion .
Clemiau3 & Sa'zmina have jest re
ceived a fresh carload of tho?c bargain
bedroom suites. Call and see them; they
Miss Laura Smi'.h, who has been visit
ing for some time past with reia'ives in
Rock Inland started for her home at Win
Miss May Sievers, deputy postmistress
at Reynolds, is acting as postmistress
until a successor to the unfortunate Miss
Kuhns can be appointed.
Messrs. Apple & Oberg grocers, cor
ner Fcur;h avenue and Ninth street.have
suspended business, their doors being
closed and the stock disposed of.
Tha new summer helmets fur the po
ice Lave been received by Lloyd & Stcw
irt. They hre beauties, so much so that
Zhitf Miller proposes to cast away his
iloucb hat and wear one himself.
Mrs. Masrgie Don tnd daujhter. Miss
Aggie, returned from a visit to Chicago
last evening. They were accompinied
home by Mrs. Pnilip Iline, who will visit
here some time
T. C. Jeffries, lute freicht inspector at
the C , M. & St. P.. C, R. I. & P. and
R. I. & P. depots, has been transferred
to Trinidad. Col ..and is succeeded here by
J. II. Connelly, of Chicago.
Operator Mark Kell of the C. B. & Q.
is spending a week's vacation at hi home
in Medora, 111., and William McEwen,
who formerly occup'ed the same position,
is at the key during his absence.
The rmtoroeers and conductors on the
syndicate lines will probably wear straw
caps. Manaeer Louderback has not vet
decided as to that, but he will eventually
have all his men uniformed frcm top to
Well, the mayor has let another meet
ing pass without making an appointment
for superintendent of waterworks. The
nayor is playing a great sneak act which
s not just to himself, to Mr. Munin or
o the public.
The home talent of South Rock I.-dand
sill play "Ruined by Drink," on Thurs
day and Friday evenings, May 21 and 22,
in the South Rock Island town hall.
Admission 10 anJ 25 cents. Proceeds
for benefit of chapel.
The Davenports defeated the Ottum
was yesterday by a sco e of C to 1. Nicol
and Sage constituted the Davenport bat
tery and Orelup and Zsis appeared for
OUumwa. "Kid" Browner playad right
field for the visitors.
Mrs. Milton Jones and children l.-fi
this afternoon for Annawan and Atkins n
where they give concerts, and later give
an entertainment at Geneseo. Then
Prof. Runcie will assume the manage
ment of a tour for the musical family.
R. P. Wait, cf Reynolds, was in the city
today. He states that Dr. Henry Werner
of that place, who has been thinking f
moving to Rccklslaud, has concluded to
remain there, and the dn z:ns of the
village are greatly pleased in conse
quence as they are very much attache I
to the doctor.
The one story cottage belonging to
George Woods, sltnated on the east sice
of Twentieth street just over the line in
South Rock Island, took fire from a de
fective flue at 7 o'clock this morning an I
before the flames could be gotten under
control it burned to the ground, only a
portion of the household furniture bein,j
Joseph Epstein, 6on of Isaac Epstein,
a former Rock Island business man, and
who will be remembered by many of thj
young people of this city, he having spent
last summer here visiting relatives, died
at his home in Chicago yesterday after
noon at 3 o'clock aged 17 years. The
cause was frcm an operation performed
which was made necessary by the lodg
ing of an orange seed in one of the smal.
intestines, he having only been sick a few
days. He was an exemplary young mac
and his pleasant disposition had made
him mny warm friends here who are
saddened by Lis sudden demise.
Up in Moline the people are now kick
ing because the syndicate, which ha9 con
solidated its lines under the name of the
Davenport fc Rock Island railway com
pany, has not, included Moline on the
body of the cars, and now they say the
syndicate should change its name and
repaint its cars. The Moline citizen who
is not satisSed with the advertising he
gets in the way the red cars are placard
ed, is indeed hard to please, especially
when the criginal local company never
mentioned the names of either city on the
Cirs. Scarcely anything else appears ;a the
ICIICICU Ul UC tftt UUl JIOUUC,
while its "Third avenue" surmounts ev
erything ytt R)ck Inland is not kicking.
BETTER Bit ACE UP.
The World's End Cometh Apace
AN ARTILLERY emSES'S AUGURY
Our Mtrrrt Railway s)tiu
The current number of the Chicairo
Sueet Rjilway Review d;votes five payts
to a write up of the Davenport & Rck
Island street railway systeu.with suitable
illustrations. It giyes a description of
the power houe and electrical plant, ctr
houses, etc., and foots up the mileage as
folliws: Rock Island 11, Davenport 15.
Mo'.ke S.bridce 2, Rock Island & Milan 6,
total, 37. It speaks of the rolling stock
as composed of 50 motor cars and 70
trailers, and comments on the consolidai
lion of the various lines constituting the
Beyond question this inter-urban op
eration of toe cars will work an era of
development of there ci'ies which
will excel anything in many je-trs,
and it is quit-i evident to an
outsider that the mii.iriiy of the
people must interested do no begin to
have an appreciable comprehension of the
benefits ia store fortbtm. The ride over
any of tbe lines makes a deltghtfuly retr -Btion.
but tbe one across the Mississippi
and tbe uovernment island or the trip to
BUtk Hawk's tower is exceeding! pleas
ant and enjoyable, and it is not unfair to
presume that tbe good people of these
cities will spend the most of their spare
lime in the comfortable seats of the elec
trie cars while they are swiftly ro'led
from state to state and water to water-
fOfSTY Kt II.UIXU
Mav 15 M A Armstrong et a! to Dav
id W Little, s 40 feet lot 8. bloc 62,
Chicago or Lower addition. Rock I-land.
Henry S Tris'ol to Frank H. York, s
35 feet lot 4. Lvdia F Wheelock's addi
tion, Moline, $700.
Ellen Riexinger to Charles F Biexinser
ne ne. 21. lit, 4w, S5D
William II Asmus to Olio C Krone, lot
15. block 3. Debelliehn's addition, Mo
B Davenport by adm. to John Stapp,
lot 14. block 5, Bilev Davenport's Fourth
add, R.ck Island, $425
B Davenport by adm. to John Stapp, pt
stj. nwj. 24. 17. 2.v. $3,725.
C Thompson by att. to Toreljorn Lsr
son. J lot 4, block 4, West Moline,
John Schafer. Jr. to Henry C Trent, A
lot 23, 19. 2e. $35D.
Abraham Weaver to Henry C Bistian,
f. nw, C. 10. 2w, f3,(MM
Wiltiflm Jaeschke to Johanna E Mil
ler, w 30 feet, lot 3. block 2D. Uid Town,
Hans Goos and George Rebney, to
Building Sand & Gravel company, s 24
acres 9, 19. 2w. $400.
Moline Water Power company, to Han
nah Davey, lot 2, block 2, Moline Water
Power company's addition to Moline,
The June fashion bock can he had at
Used in Millions of Homes 40 Years the Standard.
H Make n C4irtnloglci Ik'i-orery
That 1 Important if Curtect The
Earth T He Wiped Ont Before 1899
A Kiddle in Emlraa Mathematically
Solved The Awful Cycle So Close That
TVe Are Almost nu the Dancer Line
60, Brace Vp.
New York, Mar 19 F-irt Lieutenant
C. A. L. Totten, Fourth .-millery, fnited
States army, who is at nre-eut detailed ai
a military instructor iu the Sheffield Sci
entific scl.col at Yale, believes that the
end of the world is at hand, and that
Christ will ree.ppewr ou earth before 1S99.
His version of time aud times and the
dividing of time" he laid before the
Brooklyn Baptist union last night. "Be
lievers in the Bible who are also students
of prophecy are unanimous that it is now
the time of the end, that the current de
cade will see all things fulfilled. There
are dozens of time-prophecies in the Bible
and upon all of tHiem the ame moment
out date comas out. The one I shall give
you this evening I consider to bj the most
remarkable messianic prophecy in exist
ence. It is startling in every respect.
An Original Discovery.
It is an entirely new aud original dis
covery. On the 25:h of Mrch I was en
gaged in i-e-isiu4 matter haviag refer
ence to the JewUu feat of Purim, its ab
solute date Hnd its actual bearing upon
certain ommous chronological events ia
our own ne u- future. Taat same day a
atianj;er wrote me an epistle from Chi
cago tailing my retention to au old
chrouoloioHl riddle contained ia ti;e
book of Edras. which we have been
taught to con,d.r apocryphal, but which
has beeu regard.-1 as canonical by inai-.y
Jews, aud wii:ca maiiV of liie eiriy
fathers reco: j. z? i as inspired. The riddle
he referred to w.ll us lou:id ia the four
teenth chtp-.e-r of the fourth book of Es
dras, veises It li
A riain Chronological Nut.
"It is as follow-: The w.irld has lost
its youth aad the times begin to wax
old. For the world is divided into
twelve part, ten parts of it are gone al
ready and half of a tenth part, aad there
remainelh that which is after half of the
tenth ptrr. j-eveu-sixtietii rvmaiu. The
world was iu its eleventh hour.'
Here, then. was a plain chron
ological nut, and a nut worm crackn.
My correj-p-jndeni was C. G. Dix-;i, oil5C
Laialle street, luic.iijo, aud L.iie;ti-r to
tne was actually written ou ths Jewish
feast of l'arir.i irse.f, for the i.th of la-t
March was the first d:v ot this fe--t in
the current year, aud ttie solution of the
riddle is Xev Y -jar's Day of the thirteenth
year cf Al.a-uerus f33J A. M. or vr, B. LV),
the very year in w hich the ieuts com
memorated, by the feat of Purim actu
ally took piace.''
Hie Lit-utenant f igures It Out.
Lieut. Totttn then proceeded to lo
some elaborate ilg'iringr before his audi
ence and showed mattiematicaliy that the
end of the world was near. He con
cluded: "The chronology involved iu
this prophesy is of the most astounding
character. It strikes the 'ends' of botu
worlds,' so to speak, or, to u-e an art.l.
lery expression, it is a ricochet. From
the momentous New Year's Day Ujou
which Ksdras received it, it moves
staight to the mark IV-c. 2", Z:r.K', A. M.;
then, bounuin; forward, it buries itself m
another y-ar ju-t ahead o: us.
Only One Year ff t,racr.
To co::'iti!;e th- .-liidit-ry i. lustration
the trajec :: of this awful cycle is so
close above oar hcaiss al th.s e: v miu
me that u-e are almost iii its daa.v:.us
f pac, and, I believe, will be there iu an
other year. Hut let it be clear. y under
stood that th; calculation w;ll Milord u
nan any legitimate ciue for predicting
the day or hour or year of the impending
second advent. But I al-o boheve that it
is much near.-r ttfiin iv.r.i."
WENT OK A SNAKL. HUNT.
Success of R I'ar'y M Oil City, Pa., Men
How Haulers Are Caught.
Oil Crrr, Pa., May 13 A party of Oil
City hunters, including "Rattle Snake"
Pete Gruber, went to the interior Satur
day in search of. rattle-snakes. Accord
iugtocompetentauthority it wasnot much
of a day for snakes, but the party re
turned in the evening with nine live and
seven dead rattlers. Eight got away. The
onea captured aud killed were chiefly be
tween three and foar feat in length and
were well equipped with rattles, ranging
from seven to sixteen in number.
A Grewsome Necktie.
The live ones were caged with about
forty previously canht, while the oil waa
taken from the dead onea, and their skins
removed to be 6t tilled, used as cane cov
ers, neckties, and other grewsomely sug
gestive ornaments, for which, odd as it
may apper, frequent requests aud queries
come here from all over the country. The
hunters those who will touch the dan
gerous things capture the reptiles by
pinning them to the grouud with long
pronged poles, catching tiiein back of the
head with the hand, and steering them
into a box with a sliding cover, from
which they are removed in much the
It Opens at Denver wiHi l.OOO Delegates
Present Topics of Iicuiou.
Denver, Colo., May 13. The trans
Mississippi congress met at. the Fifteenth
street theatre this morning at 10 o'clock
with about 1.000 delegates present, and as
many visitors. The object of the con
gress is to unite the people of tbe states
and territories west ot the Mississippi
river lor the promotion of their commer
cial interests. II. M. Fishback, of Fort
fstidtn. Ark., preside! at the opening
What Th-y Will Talk About.
Among tae que-lionsto bs discussel
will be: Legislation ail-ctiuj commerce,
transportation and finance; improvement
of waterways, lake, gulf ui.l Pacific
coast; markets for western products; pro
motion of agricultural and manufactur
ing interest-; irrigation aud reclamation
of arid lauds; western mineral lauds and
their development; causj and effect of
business combinations and their uses;
reciprocity and international trado exteu
sion. A Xii'i leal in ISreweries.
Chicago, May 19 The Loudon and
Chicago Contract company has tinally
closed the deal in all its details by which
certain Chicago aud Mi.waukee breweries
are placed uuder the control of an Eng
lish syndicate. The capital of this Chi
cago ai.d Milwaukee Breweries company,
ltniited, is i. 1. Do 1. 1'0. The ow ners of the
breweries loox a large amount of the
stock in the new company. Tue follow
ing breweries are included iu the deal:
Yal Biatz brewery, of Milwaukee; Cnitcd
States Brewing Co., Uartholime jt le-icht
Brewing Co., Earnest Bros. Brewing
Co , an I others.
M c 1 NTIRE
Before buying a summer corset see
We think we have the best. Best
made, most lasting.
Special for this week, beginning
Lotl $ .92 pair
Lot 2 1.32 pair
Lot 3 1.50 pair
Lot 4 175 pair
STUDENTS DEFENO NATALIE.
Troops Fire on the C rowil ami Kill luu
Vienna. May lu. Great excitm-jut prevail-
in Belgrade over the attempt of the
Srv,an government to remove ir -.n S i
ti.lie Irom the city anl fr on .S.-ivia.
Aware of the strong public symp.iti.y lor
the queen, the government early in the
morning cordoned with troops the streets
ir. the vicinity of (jit-en Natalie's r-l-di-nce,
exclu ling the public. After N:t
t lie had taken refuge ia her resilience
tl e principal citizens and merchants siu
icgwith the queen aud showing the'r
PJ mpathy op?nly, a large number of stu
gi.thered to defend her in her dwelling.
Great Lxriteinent in I!el;rad.
The troops, after vainly endeavoring to
disperse the supporters of tbe queen, fire 1
upon them, killing two and wounding
luiny. The roo-t intense rxiMtemetit
re gus in Belgrade. At 9 o'clo. k M -u Uv
tha cabinet was still iu session, and M.
Pi chite, the president of the fskuptchiua,
received a deputation a-kinj him to
intervene in tue queen's liehaff.
TEN GOOD INDIANS FOUND.
There Wa Nntliiug Left lint Itones A
1 ' r li i t r i c I i c n v ry .
Hammond. Ind.. May l'j While sink
ing a well here Satur lay Mr. Roth acci
dentally exposed the entrance to a
cavern, iu which were the bleached skele
tot soften persons,, presumably Indians.
Fi-e of them were found seated against
the wall of the cave, their heads bowed
forvard ou their kuee, clutching iu
the r hands pieces of pottery, as though
they had beeu placed there as a sacrifice.
Iieiiiaius of saci-.ticnl tires were discov
ered in the center of the cave, and in one
corner were five more skeletons closely
pac ted toet her. On some of the pottery
was inscribed various hieroglyphics. The
inscriptions were indistinct.
Mustn't OWcriniMmte in Soap.
Wamiisotos ClTT, M iy 13 Tue inter
state couimerc; commission has ren
dered an (.pinion iu the complaint of
Beaver A: Co , soap manufacturers of Day
ton, O , against the Pittsburg, Cincinnati
and Louis IVtiiw ay Co., and other rail
road companies. The point of the de
cision is that where two kinds of soap are
made u-e of for the same purpose, anl
are advertised aud he'.d out to tne world
as suited for like purposes, and ape sub
stantially t-qu.ii iu value, tney should
both for the purpose or transportation
aud rating be piace i iu the same classifi
cation. Tas-eii UK in I't-iirt ami O iin.
DKNVtr..Colo.. May It.. The luuerals of
Thomas Kolly and John liideuour, the
two victims of the riot at City park la-t
week were held Miuiijy Ail ttie labor
unions m the city took part in the de
monies, and there were 1,0 m men iu lin
liie jiofic - had given instruction mat no
boc.alislij tiags or bauner- should be
carried iu tue proce.ion. Tuere was no
demou-t ration of the k:ul, thi men being
quiet and well-behaved.
I'a-s ail Allen 1'iiuper Law.
London, May l.i. Poseu authorities
Lave a; p.ied to the government for in
structions as to what to do with the mul
titude of immigrants tu routing acro-s
tne frontier from Bus-id. m ist ot them ia
an utterly destitute couditivu. Tue Iroa
tier towns nr.- exhu'.i-tiug the,r local
funds, as well as the resources of private
cnanty, in caring lor the immigrants.
who wretcued ness appeals strongly
lr. O raves A n ested.
Denveh, Colo., May 10. Dr. Graves
was arrested yesterday and taken to the
county jail where he spent last night.
Tot ay he will have a hearing, when the
que-tionasto whether he will be admit
ted to bail or not will b? decided.
The Kepurt from Secretary Blaine.
Jaw Yoke, May 1 Secretary Blaine
waa reported as being much improved last
night. Yesterday afternoon he arose from
bed and sat up for several hours. He also
walked around his room several times
without tbe aid of a cane.
New- It ilies for tlie ltu ian Army.
Pai::s, May l'J. Tlc at.nouncemeut is
made by La Presse t hat dur.ug the early
days of the present month a contract was
signed between the Hu-sian government
and the Chuttellerault arms factory, by
which the plant of the factory and the
services of its employes are placed at the
absolute disposal of Russia. Operations
will at once U-giu with the filling of an
order for 3.y0ooo0 new rifles for the Rus
The Commerce Cumin is. ion Coming West
Washington City, May L' Interstate
Commerce Commissioners Morrisou,
Biai;g. Veazeyani Knapp left this city
yesterday to maste a circuit of the west
ern states. Tiiey will hear cases at St.
Paul, Fargo. Spokane Falls, Tacoma,
Portland, Sau Frauci-co, Salt Like, Deu
ver, Topeka. Kansas City and Cuicago.
Washeil Away W hole Fields nl Grain.
Hutchinson, Kan., May la Another
heavy raiu visited this section Saturday
evening, and reports have just reached
town that it was accompanied by a great
cloud-burst six miles southeast ot here.
Several fields of corn aud wheat were
completely washed away.
Nothing if Pauper About Hiiu.
New Yi IiK, May VJ. Arsiteed Croueu
berg. an ordinary-looki ng immigrant,
was landed at the burge orlire Sunday eu
route from Belgium to Asheviile, X C.
Yhen asked if he had any monev lie pro
duced a roll of f50 aud fiOO bills "amount
in in all to $10.iXK)
The best chance that you
for a long time to buy lace curta"1
a'most your own price 40 i, at
below value. V'T c
Ccmplete. rings and all the f..-r
Will place on sale Monday mor-..
Wash goods in new fabrics. 5
Down sofa pillows.
New lines of childrtn's hc-.ierv --4
summer underwear. '
R -ok I -land, Illinois.
CLEMANN 4 SALZMAKK
ARE NOW SHOWING
Three Times as Large a Stcck ot
As any other similar establishment in the city.
Noj, 1525 and 1527 Second Avenue,
And Ncs 124, 123 anl 12S Sixteenth Street,
-THAN ALL OTHEHS-
TriE G RE AT
Wall Paper Company,
310, 312 and 314 Twentieth St.
See Our Art Department.
I'.ettf-r Watek Thuse "niHikk "
New Yoke. May IU. The World's
Louisville special says that Duke Al
phonze de Thierry, the bookkeeper of the
Cohrad Tanniug company, hut left Louis
ville and it is said tu.it he is several
thousand dollars b-hiud ia his accounts.
Gladstone Ailuunt WelL
LONDON, May 19 Mr. Gladstone is al
most entirely recovered, aud he will in
all probability depart for Hawarden
within the next day or two.
After Twenty Years in Davenport.
FEE. Bib Leafe Jeweler,
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 Streets, Davenport.