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THE MONDAY. MAY 25, 1SM,
Silk mitt sale at McCabe Bros .
"Pearl of Ssvoj"at the theatre tonight.
The Eunice Goodrich company is at
Davenport lost at Quincy again yester
day 8 to 4.
Wanted Ten tons of straw. J. & M.
See J. E. ReiJj'a ad cf property for
sale this week.
Mrs. II. S. Warner left for Rockford
L. D. kludge, of Taylor Ridge, was in
the city todsy.
John Looney spent Sunday at Lis old
home in Ottawa.
Benjamin Whitsilt, of Pre em p: ion,
was in the city today.
Irving D. Barga spent Sundy with
his family at Clinton.
Enormous new millinery stock opened
today at McCabe Bros.
William Johnson, of Orion, was in the
city Saturday on business.
Morning glory wreaths worth 75c, go
ins at 25c at McCabe Bros.
J. C. Cool, of Cordova, was in the
city on business on Saturday.
The greatest silk mitt sale of the year
this week, at McCabe Bios
SpriDg Cove illuminated Thursday
evening; music and coasting.
Charles Samuelson, of Cable, was in the
city on business Saturday.
Jesse Maxwell, of Port B)ron, wa3 in
the city today on business.
Thomas Jackson, of Cable, spent Satur
day in tbe city on business.
Mrs. James Ilerron, of Dalton, Ga , is
visiting relatives in tbe city.
Mrs. L. S. McCabe gives a musicale
at the Harper on Tuesday, June 2
Ladies pure tlack silk mitts 8c a pair.
Misses ditto 7i while they last at McCabe
G3ore Wilson, late of the Peoria de
pot, started for his home in Pittsburg
. VV ilnam Woodward, a prominent real
estate dealer of Chicago, spent Saturday
in the city.
Another let of those handsome flower
wreaths at 7c a piece this week at Mc
Mrs. B. T. Ortcn, of Philadelphia, is
visiting with her father, Judge George
McCabe Bro will kse out the bal
ance of their Cape May shade hats at 3:
a piece this week.
The Mia?es Ella and Mamie Collins left
on Saturday for a few weeks' visit with
friends at Tiskilwa.
Gjcrge riin.'sworth, who is now em
ployed at Savanna, spent Sunrlay with
bis folks in Rock Island.
J.T. Wo!2, who has been visiting with
, itlutivts ia the city, returned to Lis home
in Chicago this morning.
II. E. Palmer, of Peoria, trectril
atfent of tbe passengir tlepartmuLt of the
C ., R. & P., is in the city on business.
D. S Schtirtnim, the former Rock Isl
and trcLitect, now of Rockford. was mar
ried list week to a Cincinnati Isdy.
Mrs. J. W. Roache and daughter. Miss
Cathtrine, left this morning for a few
weeks' visit to friends at Saelhburg. Wis.
One thousand new and stylish hats and
bonmts received late on Saturday, at
McCube Eros, bought at 5')c on the dol
lar and will be sold at just half price.
F. C. A. Oenkuian and wife left this
morning for New York city, and on Thurs
day next will sail for Europe where they
expect to spend the summer, returning
about September 1.
Price Bros', is the name of the new
bcot and shoe firm that will sbort'y re
cupy C. W. Negus' store room, No. 1023
Second avenue. They come here from
A special train of four cm containirg
a number of prominent C , R I. & P.
officials passed through the city this
morning on an inspecting tour of the
western branches of the system.
Patrick Ilalligan, a foreman of work on
the Rock Island bridge, boarding at 421
East Fourth street, Davenport, arose
from Lis bed yesterday morning to find
that he had been robbed of $200 during
the night. He suspects bis room-mate.
Senator Crawford returned fo Spring
field this morning to resume his arduous
"stock yard reform" duties. Crawford
saya he has very little hopes of accom
plishing anything for tbe people, as the
' 'dogdasted corporations control the kgis
Instruction car No. 1, of the Westing
bouse Air Brake company, arrived in the
city yesterday morning in charge of F.
N. Nellis, F. Farmer and M. R. Ander-
son, of the above companv, anu accom
panied by D. C. Woods and W. K.
Phellps, of the C, R I. & P. road. The
Used in Millions of Homes 40 Years the Standard.
car is provided with all the latest devices
pertaining to air brakes, it being designed
to illusirite the workings of all the
modern air brake appliances and is teing
used tody in instructing the conductor,
engineers, firemen and brakemen in the
city in the management of the different
O. H. Jewell, of the Jewell Filter com
pany, arrived from Chicago Saturday
to oversee the putting in of the tew
vacuum pumps at the waterworks, which
are to take the place of the pump oiigi
nally put in, but which did not have tbe
capacity for running the filter satislac -torily.
A picked up nine of young business
men and clerks from this city played a
game of ball with an organized nine from
Milan near the watch tower yesterday
afternoon. The game was close and a
teresting throughout, and at the close
stood 5 to 2 in favor of Milan.
John Fleming went into Baker & Kojs'
man'a hardware store this afternoon to
"settle up" with Frank Housman, and in
attempting to throw John out Uousmin
hit him in the eye. and Officer Holdc rf
brought them both to Magistrate Wiv 11,
who fined Housman $3. and suspeni3d
the fine, and let Fleming off with a ltc
ture. Another land mark disappeared last
week in the razing of a barn owned ly
Henry Waldmann on Elm street foh h
of Fifth avenue. Forty years ago t wSls
a blacksmith shop owned by Hibbard
Moore, and quite a conspicious building
in thoe days. Of recent years it ht s
been an eye-sore to the community, who
rejoice to see its demolition.
Newton Ne?bitt, of Le CUire, who wes
shot by his wife a month aco. is slowlr
recovering. His wound was a serious
one, and he is not yet over the injury, b
a long way . He is able to sit up a small
part of the time but most of his days he
spends in bed. His wife who shot him
is still in tbe county jail ia Davenport
and there she is likely to stay till her trial
at tbe September term of court.
The lire ma Police Alarm.
Chaules A. Rolfe. general agent fortht
Police Telegraph and Signal company, of
Chicago, is in th ci'y stopping at the
Rock Ialand house. Mr. Rolfe comes in
response to the city council's advertise
ment for propositions for an electric fire
aud police alarm system. lie has beeu
in Rock Island before-, and knows the sits
uation well. He proposes to submit to
the council a combination police and
Gamewell fire alsrm, with boxes properly
located throughout the city. Tae b.ixea
are for both police and fire alarm. There
are two kejs to etch box one stamoid
with the word "police;" the other fire."
You unlock the door ted pull down a
hook the sjstetii does the rest. Both
ksys summon the police department the
fire alarm simply turns the alarm into the
department, too. It is a splendid system
and yery apt to please the council.
3Ir. Inr-air Mil.
The will of the Ute William C. Pet-.r.
sail was admitted to probate today. The
will was dated Nov. 3, 187J, and names
his wife, Jane Pearsali, and bis son
Luhtr S. Peaisall, as executors, and was
witnessed by E. H. Johnston and Jesse
Maxwell. lie bequeathes a tract of real
estate to each of the following children:
Robert E , Lither S.. William W., Jere
miah, Phoebe and Sarah J. Pearsal',
Martha A. Miller and Elizabeth Tabor
the rest and residue of his property to
gether with his household good, ect'., is
bequeathed to his widow, Jane Pearsali.
A codhil dated Aug. 8. 1SS7, is also an
nexed to tbe will in which he divides at
additional tract of land containing 80
acres between his two daughters, Martha
A. Miller and Mary Rithburn.
Ths estate is valjed at from 825.000 to
The Eunice Goodrich company opens a
week's engagement at Harper's theatre
this evening in a series of popular plays.
the "Pearl of Savoj" being the opening
bill. Tbe charxing little commedienne
is supported by tbe talented actor, James
R McCann, and an excellent company .
It has been three years since tbe company
visited Rock Island, bsviog been on the
Pacific coast for two seasons. The star
has always played to good houses in Rock
Islard and will do so this week.
The jury in the cise of Bradshaw and
Littig charged with burglarizing Roache's
saloon last .February after being out
about an hour on Saturday afternoon re
turned a verdict finding defendants guilty
as charged, and fixing their punishment
at one year each in the penitentiary.
Special sale of bedroom sets until June
1 at Holbrook s. Davenport.
WITH COLD STEEL.
A Hostile Meeting in Jackson
EL00DDEAWUFS0M BOTH FIG ETIH3
Love for a Trettr eri Singer the
Cause of the Affair A Man from Carls
bad Meet the Austrian Statesmna's
Kaplers Doth Bellijrer-j
Lulling with a Fierce
Chicago, May 25. Chicago was the
scene of a j;enu!ue romance yesterday
with ail the essential features a wealthy
iioblemau, a beautiful woman, a duel,
aud a mystery. liaron Rudolf KalnokT
de Korosnata'ii. a nephew of Count Kal
noky, cf Vienna, arrived here a month j TH CASE OF GREEN 6. FiAUMrS.
ago, re0-.tenns at tbe Richelieu merely Keferrea t the iistrirt At.orr
as "Rudolph Kainokv." of New York. ! KtMt, wll , fit ill input A.
while in America he became infatuated
with Miss Mittie Atherton. a member of
the Dull company. Miss Atherton has a
oiC3 fuii of melody, a faultless form,
and a cuarmrog face, indicating a fascin
atingly odd mixture of refinement, in
telligence and bohemiaa iuicpen Jence.
She led the barou a doleful life here and
in other cities to which he followed her.
She constantly kept be.'ora hi:n the fact
that she coui i never become his wife, as
her heart was already given to oue for
whose sake she would hcrtly end her
Oue More t'nfortunate.
Kaluoky finally become convinced of
he truta of this aud remained behind
when the company left Chicago.
days ago, however, he madj a fly in? trip
to Louisville iu one last effort to conquer i
the pretty actress. While there he seems ;
to have met one of his numerous rivals, j
though not th? successful one. Friday!
morning he returned to the Richelieu, !
having cive-i u; his original idea of fol
lowing Miss Atherton from Louisville to
Pittsburg. The same night the man
whom ha encountered in the scuta dined
with him at the Richelieu restaurant, ti.
two seeming to take a morbid interest in
together drowning their mutual sorrow.
A too free indulgeuoe ia the wine ended
iu a quarrel ia whicli the straaer wa-
A Man, If lie Is a lUroD.
Manager Carlson, of the hotel, who had
assumed a surt o: guardianship over h;s
young guest, found him calmly smoking
a cigarette .-s Le watched the prostr-ue
form of the raneer. "Look, yon," q-iit;'.y
remarked ivMa.iky, "-he reJused to he my
wife, as you know, but that gives no ni.n
the right to peal; ill of her in my pres
ence. I stippo-e I shall shortly receive a
challenge l:-mi this fellow, as I Ix-iive he
is a southern gentleman, even if he is a
trauueer of women. In case I do, wih
you s-cond rue?-' Mr. Carson declined
to act ru this capacity, aud after havit
the imlortunate stramrer removed en
deavored, without Micee--. to rea-ou w:ta ;
the baron. .
Clialit'iice KecttiTetl and Accepteil. t
An hour lt?r a friend of the southerner
appeared v. irh a not demaU'iiLg a me.-t-l
in;:. Kaiiir-ky at once accepted m a uce j
flaiL'D lie seni 10 a irieuu lut'U stopping
at the R.che'ieu. and to whom the south
erner's second was referred. Saturd. y
night the barou was informed that ali tbe
details had beeu arranged, and that tae
meeting w.uld take place at Jackson
park at daybreak ye-ttrday morn in--, the
weapons selected being rapiers. At 4
o'cioi.k yesterday morning ti.e baron en
tered a waif iiig cit:-r..;ge and was imme
diately js.ned by hi- ecoii.!. t.'u arrival
at Jack in r irli t'nev f ;md the op'io-ite
party. Favorable f.-ibtitig ground b.-i:.
found, at j: 1 1 ths' adversaries faced ffn !
other, sword ia baud, and bared to their
Life Had No Charms for Him.
Saturday night, alter the details of the
duel hid be!i arrauged, Kaluoky ex
pressed to Mr. Carlsou the intense satis
: action he felt at the programme for the
morrow If he hadthe luck to fall, he
said, Lis opponent's blade would but take
the place of a weapon in his own baud, as
Ids: wild life had caused biui to be dis
i wned by his family, and suicide alone re
mained for one without home or love.
The baron settled his bill, left word that
if he did not survive all his belongings at
the hotel were to be sent to the woman
fir whose honor he had fought, aa 1 quiet
lr retired to bed.
THE A55AULT AT ARMS.
Austrian Cool, the Southerner I'reu-
rietl Tragic Outcome.
The word was given and, like a flash,
the southerner commenced the attack,
though with a freuzy which prevented
skill. There were lightning passes in
eery fencing movenieut. Kalnoky
g tarded aud parried every pass with skill
ful, but carelesagraca. The southerner at
last made a supreme effort, and succeeded
it iuflioting a alight wound in the right
leg of the barou. The seconds at oace
rt.shed forward and ordered the combat
tc cease. Kalnoky, however, insisted
that the wound was too insignificant to
cause eveu a delay. After a few mo
ments of well-executed play the baron
made a clever lunge which pricked the
f-kiu ou the right shoulder of his adver
Fell on His Adversary' Sword.
The latter, however, parried aiuiirably,
and at tuis moment, to the horror
of the second.-, the barou appeared
to slip and literally to fall on the point of
his adversary's sword, which entered his
ne;k. A stream of blood gushed from
tb-i wound. The southerner turned
ghastly pnle, aud the seconds at ouce
st( oped the combat. Baroa Kaluoky was
assisted to the adjoining kuoll aud his
wound hastilv dressed. Alter ascertain
ing that the result would not necessarily
le fatal tbe southerner aud his friend left
The Mysterious Southerner.
livery effort to idmtify this man has
failed. With the exception of Kaluoky
be appears to have beeu uuknowu to all
cotcerned. liis appeurauce, nowevir,
lea Is to the belief that he is the sou ot a
prominent citizen ot Atlanta, Ga. lie is
known to have boarded the Cincinnati
tra n on the "Big Four.' which left tae
Hy le Park station at 9:43, two hours after
the termination oi tne comuat. uarou
Kalnoky 'a exact whereabouts is kept be
tret, bnt unless he was able to go east
last night he is still at the residence of
the attending physician or ot friends ia
Will Suicide Be the XextT
Manager Carlson, of the Richelieu
while deeply regretting the affair, and
annoyed that it sboflld have become
known, is assured that the young Ann-'
triaa La been well cared for, and that
Lis life is not Vn immediate danger. From
the conr.th-i with him noted above
Le fears that the baron's nusplsy was not
a mere accident, but that, riuuinz hlm-
j Beit facing cue Bot Lis equal ia swords-
nJaDsiiiI'. he took that means of honora-
. bly i-ndins his life If that was the case
i Mr. CctrUon fears that Kaiuoky ru ly fol
low the failure of this- meeting Ly a .uc
cexsfnl attempt upou his own life.
Later. It has been learned that the
alleged mysterious man wn not a south-
J bad, Bohemia. Also that the baron did
not laii on nis adversary a a worn, uotu
I men were wounded, the barou in the ler
and Rand in the arm. Hand is at the
Richelieu, but Kalnoky'. whereabouts is
unknown. The fiht towwrds the last
was very fierce, aud both iiue:li9 were
the recipients of a tiuaibrr of bIicui
wounds, the broa having tuj bsso ot ic.
ASHING TOX ClTT, May 23. Attorney
General Miller has; referred to District At
orney Coieth" papers prepared by the ciri 1
service commission, charging Greeu B.
Raum, Jr., with appointing a maa to a
position in the pea-ion cfne in return for
financial favors said to have been indi
rectly bestowed. A consultation in the
matter took place Saturday between t he-
attorney ceneral ant the district attorney
In speaking of the
r Roosevelt, of the
civil service commis-ion. said: 'I am
del'ghted to l.-aru tnat the attorney gen
eral has turned the cise over to the dis
The l our Men in Trouble.
"We felt very sure that the testimony
, mane out ; irui: t ;ar-je case aaini wie
xour men ivium, r-tr.tun, jonu-on ana
Jsmitli aui i iat it was our clear duty to
report the case not only to tus bead- oi
the departments ia which the men were
serving, but also thj a'toruey general for
such action as he might see fi: to take.
The misconduct o which thesa men an'
rlleged to be guilty is of so serious a.
character tint we could do no less O;
fenses cf the kind indicated are sure at.
times to occur, aud Uia only t iioacious
way of dealing with them .s by pviuiih
mg the cllendirs."
NEWS FROM THE HAT.
een the Charleston Wa A1k I
?oo Miles ttehimli
San FraC!-co, Miy OS. The Cr-t aews ;
about tuc- itnta ws received her." atur-j
day. the ';ima, wh.cli arrived iron:
Panama aud way port-, reported that she !
spok? both the Itata and the Charleston, i
The kat.i was met at V:52 ou the morn
ing cf the 15;h, iitig south at tail sream,
sjxty-five miles rom Acapulco. At 5. SO p.
ra. the same day the Colima spoke the
C'harii ton '. iu miles from A;-apulco. j
(."apt Remy, of the Charleston. -k.-il t i.e ,
c:ipta:u .f :ne Colima if he ha S seen the'
Ii.n.i. lie was answered in the nlllrm -
live, aud then the L'nited states cruiser!
went stiai ght ou her wav. !
"HE MEXICAN WAY.
Medina -talibc.l H i I irkle
M':te to l'eath.
tir.LKAN-. ld.iv -5 A special from
Rio Grande C::y, Tes., to T
lJemocr.it says: Deraio Medina
w-.fe ?atv.r i.-'V aud escaped t' M;
::co. II ;
swam the r.rer amid
shoivt-r if bul-
lets. Two weeks iii;o Lis wife desc-rted
him aiii a soldier at tu? barntcks was
suppo-ed t i lie t he cu-e of it. Saturday
Medina w..ke i iato the hou and f un 1
h's -,v-::e rr:.ag:n a basket c flovre -.
lie appi-iMC.iu : er, spoke t - her lovia'.v.
an i -"iu to play w.tn :.cr li;!ir. v.-;:..ii
sv.'i'leu.y t.e ii:vv n il.rk. re'vhe.l over
b-r r. Loulvleran-l r tJ the
hirurt. !ae u.-t.i two '.-hildreu, an i w i
beautifai wo-i.aa of the Spaa:-. a tyj.-.
Itecoi-'i-n the Hare Coarse. j
Chica '. May i' Ths r--ults of the!
rac-s at. the West Sidj park Suurlay
were as follows; Niautic, li miie. OtiT1.,; j
Fre l Taral, ?4 mile, t:-S; Etnei. mile?,
2 14; 4; Hooks.-y, 3 miles, i;UT; T..e Moor.
1 mile, 1:4 ".
LATOti.v, Ky., May The raos on
this course opened Svttur lay. The Derbv.
IS,' miles, was won by Kingman in 2.53','
Other winners: Whitney, 1 mile. l:5u";4:
xioyal Garter, 1 1-1'J miles. IritrW-. Two
Bits, mile, liho1.,': Van CI Use. 4.-s' fur
(liiliau Kebels fcirm a Congress.
New YoliEL, May 25. The steamship
Finance, which has arrived here from
Brazil, brings some interesting news of
affairs ia Chili. Among the tuo-t impor
tant is the intelligence that the rebels
have formed a cougra-s, with George
Montt, admiral of the rebel fleet, as pres
ident. The first act passed by the new
concress decreed that all articles neces
sary for consumption in Chili should be
admitted to the country free of duty.
Fire at Missouri's I'euiteutiary.
JEFFEIWON CITY, Mo., May ix Fire
starttd in the J. i?. Sullivan Saddletree
company's shop at the state penitentiary
Saturday eveuiug and iu an hour the
state had lost nearly 100,000, tbe saddle
tree company too.OOO, and the Strauss
Harness company about flO.iWJ, It is
thought that the tire originated from an
explosion of oil.
DiU5ft and Litiuors in flames.
Detroit, Mich., May 25. Fire which
originated iu the James E. Davis whole
sale drug house Saturday, destroyed that
building, tbe wholesale liquor store of
Fechheimer & Harts and gutted the two
top floors of the Campau building adjoiu
inn the drug house. The loss is esti
mated at 25u,Uut; partially covered by iu
Sorting Out the Iminigrauts.
New Yonii, May 25, Twnty-flva im
migrauts, pHS-eugers by the Anchor Liue
steamship Belgrave, were excluded and
returned to the care of that vessel. Five
were ex-convicts and two were adjudged
as likely to become public charges. One
of the ex couvicts was an Irishman. The
other four were Italians.
Poisonous lSugV on Gooseberries.
Nicholasville. Ky., May 25 Two
children of Rev. Mr. Johnson (colored),
pastor of the M. E. church here, died wry
suddenly after eating goo-ebrries, whica
are said to be this year inhabited bv a
Mirhican Confirm 15 rook,' Election.
DETCOIT, Mich., May 25 The election
of Phillips Brooks, as bishop of Masachu
setts, has been unanimously confirmed by
tue stanaiug committee ot the diocese of
C I NTIRE
Bebra buying a stnnmer corset see
We think we have the best. Best
made, most lasting.
Special for-' this week, beginning
Lot 1 $ .92 pair
Lot 2 1.32 pair i
Lot 3 150 pair j
Lot 4. 1 75 pair j
Rock TstJaiid.. Illinois.
ARK NOW SHOWING
Three Times as
As tiy other slmiltr
Nos. 1525 and 1527 Second Avenue,
And Ncs 124, 123 and 12S Sixteenth Street,
THAN .ALL OTHEUS-
Wall Paper Company,
310, 312 and
ee Oar Art
After Twenty Years in Davenport.
DUBFEE. The Leading 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
m 90 Days.
Store vacated for bank-not having had an opportunity
of releasing. -
Northwest corner Brady and Third Stieets, Davenport.
The best chance that
for a long time to buy lace cv.rta-r-a'most
your own price. 40 rtr'158''
below value. 1 "r
Complete, rings and all the fnvna.
Will place on sale Monday rnony-r.
W ash gaods in new fabrics. ' '"
Down sofa pillows.
New lines of children's he ;-:r.-v ,r1
summer underwear. '"'
N k SALZMAKK
Large a Stcck ot
esrablishment ro the city.
314 Twentieth St.