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TELE AliGUS. TUESDAY. MAY 2(. 1891.
Nice banstiis t Browner's.
Choice 8trwber:$e at Browner's.
Vegetables of all kinds at Browner's.
Choice large strawberries at Beecher's.
j Star waists at Simon & MosenfelJ
er's. "Wanted, a Husband" at the theatre
Star waists 253 at Simon & Mosens
Fresh strawberries at 4 p. m. today at
F. Q. Young's.
Farmer's butter in jars of any a'.zi sold
cheap at Beechet's.
Agitate the court house and union
Ed. Xojnjojle, of Blsck Hawk, was in
the city today.
Maj, Alex. Mackenzie left last evening
You cm buy all kind of canned goods
cheap at Beecher's.
Robert Davidson, of Cable, spent yes
terday in the city.
Star shirt waists and blouses at Simon
& Moeenf elder's.
Lsvi Filbert, of Port Byron, was in the
city today on business.
Mrs. A. A. Rogers returned today
from a visit to Freeport.
Novelties in ladies' waists And blouses
at Simon & Mosenfelder's.
Paris Whiting, of Cordova, was in the
city yesterday on business.
Boys' and misses, blouses, from 25: to
$2, at Simon & Mosenfelder's.
Fresh strawberries received tvery day
at 4 o'clock, at F. G. Young's
Mrs. r . W. Stem pie, or Chicago, is
visiting with relatives in the city.
George Btblett, of Cambridge, was in
the city yesterday on a business trip.
The Davenports were defeated at Ot
tumwa yetterday by a score of 11 to 3.
Arsenal council 171. N. U, meets for
special work in three degrees this even
ing. Prof. Parker gives his first entertain
ment in Davenport Library hall to
The Coal Valley Mining company is
putting in a new scale on the south side
of the Peoria building.
Lidiefc' waists with puffed sleeves,
plaited front and belt. A new lot just in
at Simon & Mosenfelder's.
George Sctseidtr tad wife left this
morning for an extended eastern trip ex
pecting to be absent ab:;ut six weeks.
John Evans has partitioned off and ar
ranged a neat office in the front of his
new feed store on Market square.
If we desire a new court bouse and
union depot we can have them. All that
is necessary is to make our wishes felt.
Msj. II. M. Adams, cf the engineer de
partment at Washington, was in the city
yesterday the guest of Msj. Alex. Macken
zie. Mr. and Mrs. H. P. Greenaugh have
ommcccid housekeeping at their new
home on Fifteenth street south of Third
Ster.ff Gordon and Biiliff WarJ left
this morning for Juliet with Clin. Wad'
worlh. George Littig and George Kelly,
each sentenced to one year id the peni
The C, R. I. tfe P. company is p-o-gressing
nicely with its work "of filling
the ground owned by it east of Twentieth
street to the grade established by the new
E. G. Fickenscber, of the American
Express company drives a pretty new
wagon, such as the company is building
for all the larger cities.
A well known business man and an at
torney equally prominent, bad a little en
counter in a Second avenue saloon yes
terday in which the legal light Lad one
of his luminaries dimmed Bomewhat.
A flagman has been placed at the cross
ing at the sash factory in the C , R. I . &
P. yards, where a number of accidents
have "been barely averted. He is paid
by the C, R. I. & P. anl C, B. & Q
roads, and Rock Island Lumber Co.
Commencing yesterday the R. I. & P.
resumed through car service from Peoria
to Spirit Lake, Iowa, and Sioux Falls,
Dak., via Rock Island. The cars are
combination sleeper and reclining chair
cars, with four berth sections, smoking,
toilet rooms, etc , and porter in charge.
If any stock is to be taken in the fuss
the Davenport papers are kicking up, the
Second street pavement put down last
year in that city must be a mass of de
fects from one end to the other. Rock
Island's Second avenue, the first pave
ment put down in the three cities, is in
as good shape as the day it was con
structed. Patrick Waisj, of the contracting
firm of El wan s & Walsh, who have tbe
contract for the paving extensions on
Fourth and Moline avenues, informed a
Used in Millions of Homes 40 Years the Standard.
representative of The Argus ia Davm-
port yesterday, that the firm had ordered
the curbing and other material and would
begin work two weeks from yesterday.
The Eleventh grade High school te
tany class in charge of Prof. Southwell
left this morning ia a specHl car ovjr
the C, B. & Q. for Port Byron Joncticn
where the car was set out acd the di.y
spent by the pupils in botaniz;ng in th it
vicicity. The class numbered about 3,
and a'l were well provided witti baskets
of eatables f r.r a spread. They will re
turn at 7 o'clock this evening. .
County Superintendent of Schools
Marshall was in Dixon last week, where
he met State Superintendent Raab win
feverel other county superintendents.
There was an informal discussion of
ecbool work, and an exchange of opinions
and experiences. Mr. Raab has now-
met all the county superintendent
throughout the state and has his work
well in hand.
Where is the citizen whose heaitdos
not fairly leap with pride as he passes
Spencer square these days, and where is
the citizen who would have believed a
year ago that such transformation were
possible? Yet there are people in this
city who haven't the fuith in the outcome
of persistent endeavor to believe Rock
Island can haye a union depot and a new
Henrv Schmck, a Moline cigar maker,
was in Hampton Saturday evening, and
wanted to go to Watertown but missed
bis train. So he started out to walk.
When a couple of miles out of Hamptoi
a man on a lailroad velocipede, or three
wheeled handcar came up behind him.
He heard nothing and consequently d d
not turn out. The vtlociptdj struck
him with.terrihe fore?, and knocked bim
into the ditch, where he struck Lis right
temple on a sharp stone, cutting a bad
gash. He was otherwise bruised and
scratched, but fortunattly no bones were
Street car traffic on the bridge line is
now limited to one car at this end which
pioas wearny tnrougn tbe streets, at
tached to which is big McGinty who
stomps viciously over the pavement like
a wooden legged mule. The cars only
run to liiCK Island bridge and transfer
and it is consequently necessary to run over
the Fifteenth street loop both way's, run
ning bom ways on Second and Tntrd eve
nues to Nineteenth street. It is well that
tbe bridge cars are not more frequent, as
the appearance of tbe beautiful electric
cars has rather spoiled our taste for tbe
ordinary horse car, especially the demor
alized bridge cars.
Manager Louderback, cf the Davenport
& Rock Island street railway syndicate
has determined cot to permit the use of his
cars for advertising of any sort displayed
in such a manner as to mar tbe appear
ance of the cars. A small bill may be
placed on the outside of the dashboard,
if small enough so not to conceal the
numbers, but it will not bj permarently
allowed there. This is right. What'
the use of te brightly painted cars ou--side.and
fiaely decorated interiors if they
are to be hidden from public view by
blazon advertisements. Under old time
arrangements it has been customary to
cover up not only tbe numbers, but half
the car sides with posters, and people of
taste will welcome tbe reformation de
A Man Itaior. III Hat.
1. When he bows to a lady or an el
2. When he is with a lady who bows
to any person, even if the other is a total
Strang' r to him.
3. When he salutes a gentleman who
is in the company of ladies.
4 When he is in the company of an
other gentleman who bows to a ladv.
a vv lien ce is witn a lady and meets
a pentlfman wbom he knows.
o. nen ne oners any civility to a
lady who is a stranger to him.
i. When he parts with a lady after
speking to her or after walking ordriving
with ber, etc.
In the elevator, where there are ladies.
men may keep on their hats with pet feet
propriety. Nine out o every 10 do, with
good and sufficient reason. !evatcrs
are draujhty places and are public con
veyances, though witHm doors. To raise
the hat when a lady enters is becoming
courtesy, but this is verv different from
standing with tbe hat off wbile the eleva
tor mounts to the 13th floor. A hat
when not on the head is in the way in an
elevator. It is embarrassing to the occu
pants to feel that thev may unwittingly
epoil a good hat by an unwary turn that
knocks it in or makes havoc with the
The itork Inlaud MavloKN Hank.
Ihe Hock Island Savings bank held its
first annual election yesterday and re
elected E. P. Reynolds president, and F.
C. Denkman vice president. J. M. Bu
ford continues as cashier and Jackson 4
I Ilurst were retaiced as solicitors.
B a kin
TE AILING A BRUTE.
Illinois Prml n thp Trarle of
ATEOCIOUS ASSAULT Oil A VOUAN.
The Ruffian Frightened Off by a Cow's
Approach Through the It .nh Soma
Applicant for the "Belt" for Mean
Thievery How a 1 0-Year-OWl Girl Got j
ping Bloody Work of a Tenne.see
Peoria, Ills., May 28 Miss Anna Ger-
bar is a young woman who teaches school
across the river, aud iu going to and re-
turning home from this school she has to
pass through a heavy growth of timber.
George Ditch is a worthless loafer who !
lives in Peoria. Last evening, after dis-1 h
missing her school. Mis Gerber had
started home when she was met by Ditch,
who made an indecent proposal to her.
She met . tbe proposal with the indigna
tion which it merited and the scoundrel
allowed her to proceed, but he had not j
abandoned his intention.' He ran ahead
to a gloomy part of the forest, where the
underbrush was thick and the branches
of the trees weighted down with rain
nearly touched the ground, and there
A Desperate Struggle for Honor.
When Miss Gerber reached tbe place
he sprang from his concealment, knocked
her down aud dragged her into the !
brush. The poor girl began so.reamiag.an .1 j
Ditch choked her until the blood spurted
lroiu her nose aud mouth. As soon as
she coul.l get breath she began pleadiug j
with the wretch, aud offered him her
watch and ail the money she had if he '
would release her. He agreed to do this, j
but had no sooner coin into possession
of the articles thau he agaiu leaped on
her, bore her to the ground, and began '
tearing her clothes from her body. She
again ban screaming, but was at al
most her last g.i-p when she fortunately I
startled a cow, which ran crashing
through the bush, making Ditch believ? j
1 hat her screams were bringiug aid, when
the villain fl.-d. I
Oil the Trail of the Daktard. j
The poor girl made ber way with ail the
haste she could to a farm house, nearly a
lalf-mile distant. The farmer, after hear-!
i lg her story, jumped on a horse, went to
Hilton, told the story, and soon a large I
force o( men were oa Ditch's trail. The'
news spread to this city, aud about loO
n.en went across the river on the same ,
errand. The towns and villages near by
were telegraphed to, and if he attempts to
pass througu any of them he will be nr-' Graves to bail iu the sum of j3),0vJ. The
rested. Tue men in pursuit, however. bandsmen were investigated by the dis
have strung hopes that they will be able trict attorney tnd piououcced satisfac
to catch Lim shortly iu tue heavy timber , tory, and Dr. tiraves will b- at liberty
across tue river. Any one of the trees f,.r n tim s: w.r.
ttere will answer their purpose.
A COUPLE OF MEAN THIEVES.
Ore Kobs His Benefactor and tue Other
a Church I'oor Bos.
New York, May 20. The meanest thief
who has appeared in the Harlem court '
wkhin a year had to be released by Jus- demue i mufierers now in Sing .Sing
ticj Divver Sunday, owing mainly to the prison. Ihe lour men will probably be
absence of complainant. The prisoner is ' re-sentenced in a few days to die by elec
W.lliatn Sutcliffe, whom the polics know ! tricity, as they have no further legal
als.i as O'Brien. The last Tuesday night
he rapped at the door of Joseph Doyle's
shanty, on tbe rocks at Madison avenue
anc One Hundred and Seventeenth street,
and said he was homeless and wanted
shelter for the night. Doyle made him
up a bed ou the floor, sutclitl'e arose be
fore any one eisa was aake the ntxt
nioring aud, slipping on Doyle's shoes,
whi :h were mucu better t Laa his own,
stol-.; out of 1 he shauty.
The i-hoes Were Disgraced.
Di yle had to send out to a neighbor and
borrow a pair of shoes before he could go
to work. He is a hod-carrier. Ou Satur
day :ie met !sutcli3eon Third avenue with
the stolen shoes ou his feet, and had him
arrested. '"Make him (,'ve the shoes up
when the judge holds him for trial to
morrow," t -rgeaut Thompson said to
Doyhj at the station.
"They're no good to me now," said
Doyl.j. ,-I niver stood iu a thief's shoes
yet, an' please God, I niver will, even
though they wers stolen from me before
he hal the chance to walk iu them." Sun
day t'oyie failed to appear iu court.
Ilobbed the Church I'oor Boxe.
EV Youk, May 'Jo. George Dowling,
19 years old, single, a clerk, was locked
up in the East Fifty-first btreet station
Sunday ou the charge of breaking open
the pojr boxes in East Forty-third street
and stealing $1 i)6 The thief, it is said,
secreted himself in the church on Satur
day evening aud robbed at leisure iu tue
THE MEANEST OF THE LOT.
A Scoundrel in Trouble for Defrauding
H Criitled Gii L
'WlCIllTA. Kan., May 2J. Jyhu Seeinon,
forger and i mbtzzler, and Kate Berry,
his cod federate, were arrested yesterday
and started last eveuing for Scett county.
Ills., to answer for their crime. About
a year ago Henry McCloskey died near
Winchester, Scott county. Ills., aud left
about 2,0(K to bis crippled daughter
Mary. Shortly after the death ot her
father Mary was approached by S.-euon,
an old family friend, who offered his serv
ices iu tue conduct of her busiuess.
Mole Her Little Fortune.
Nosocnerhad Seemon wormed out of
the girl -.he iurormation he wanted thau
he lorgel her name to a power of attor
ney, dre v all her fortuue out of the bank
aud absconded, leaving a wife and family
behind, aud takiug as his companion iu
flight Ki te Berry, wife of a neighbor and
a half-sister of the girl be had robbed.
The cour le have spent most of the past
year iu tort Suiith, Ark., but arrived here
a week af.o. They admit their guilt.
REVENGED ON HER FATHER.
How a Georgia Girl or 10 Itesented a
ATHESS Ga., May -0 James Jarrett,
ot Jacks, n couuty, bus a haudsouie
daughter of J6 named Fannie. Among
her admir-rs is a young farmer named
Hobert MtRae, who has been particularly
attentive to her, but who was obuosious
to her fatLer. Faunie, however, was foi:d
of 'Bob." Oa Saturday Mr. Jarrett told
his daughter that if she ever met McKae
again he would whip her severely. This
angered th i girl, and that very afteruoou
she stole away, met her lover in a neigh
boring meidow, and took a long walk
with him. Oa her return her father kept
his promite and whipped her. Sunday
, rett whs takea ill alter p.takin' of it.
j He is ia a dyinu; coudi tion, and Fannie
has coufesswl that she put rat poisoa in
WORK OF A DESPERADO.
Shoots Three Men, One of Whom
Will I'ruliahly Die
Kxoxville, Teuu., My 2-1 An nn
knonu man Sunday night walked in
frout of two colored men and without
1 teaming rtnaned fiiH rtn ( V i o f a w i t li i thrvt.
. i , i i i
gun. He wounded Loth severely, and it
is thought that one of them will die. The
shooting took ptacs ou Crozier street.
This occurred about 8 o'clock. After the
shootiug the man fl-il and disappeared in
a nearby thicket. Later ou Mr. Fred
Carpenter, the son of a wealthy resident,
Wfts uaileJ a m wu0 demanded hi
The Inevitable Mob Law.
Young Carpenter was driving toward
ome. tie refused to band over eitner
his money or valuables and the stranger
fired. The weapon used, as ia the shoot
ing earlier iu the evening, was a shotgun.
The first charge passed close to young
Carpenter's head, some of the shot lodg
ing in his face. The load from the sec
ond barrel struck the hood ot the buggy.
Carpenter is quite badly wounded. The
desperado has been located and if caught
will uo doubt be lynched.
Smith Better Keep Out of tbe War.
Minneapolis, May i6. Leo Lakland
and wife, of Ashland, wero iu the city
yesterday. Mr. Lakland has just returned
from Chicago, where he atteuded the fu
neral of his former wife, who created a
sensation a few months ago by eloping
with a pretended Methodist clergyman
named mith. He deserted Mrs. Lak
land at Winnipeg and she lias since lived j
in Chicago, the sent for Mr. Lakland i
just before she died aud he ro-pouded.
tie says he will kill tmith if he ever sees
Will Attack No More Sheriff.
Devil's Lakk. X. D. .Mav '. A oris
oner named E 1 Heerman confined iu th
county jail here made a desperate attack
on aheriif Waguess yesterday, throwiug
some blinding substance in the sheriff's
eyes, striking him with an iro.i weapon
in the face, and knocking a revolver out
of his band. The jailer picked up the re
volver and shot lleerman, the bullet en
tering the nulit lobe ot his liver, lie died
shortly afterward. The sheriff's injuries
are not serious.
Iir. Graves Gets Out ul Jail.
Denver. Colo., May '-0. Dr. T. Thatch,
er Graves, who has becu confine J in the
couuiy jiil since his arrest, was brought
into lue criminal uivimou of lue district
court yesterday. It had been auel by the
court aud tue district attoruev to admit Dr
I Last Hope of lour Miscreants.
I NEW Yokk, May 2t'..-The United States
i supreme court has dismissed the writs of
error sworn out upon tue refusal of the
L'nited States circuit court to grant writs
of habeas corpus in the cases of Jugiro,
Slotfuim. Worn! nn.i Snii'ttr ihp orm.
Mrs. Green Grauietl a Divorce.
New Yoke, May -i.. Mrs. Laura Green
has leen granted an absolute divorce
from Douglass Green, of the firm of Green
aud Batemau, brokers, by Judge O'Brien,
of the supreme court. Gr-.-tn desert rd his
wife for Mrs. Alice Suell-McCrea, ot Chi
cago, and after entering luto a lugaiiuAi
martiage witu her tooii her to Europe;
Green put iu uo defense to his wife's suit,.
Another DepraveU Kascal.
Milwaukee, Wis , May - For several
daysS'oOin gold coin, offered as prizes
to school children by an insurance com
pany, has iieen di-p'.ayed in the show
window of Bunde Sc Upmeyei's jewelry
store ou Wisconsin street. Sunday moru
iug a thief broke the window aud stole)
Court Papers Destroyed by Fire.
Jacksonville. Via.. May The pa
pers and records of the United States
court for the northern district of Florida
were burned iu the fire which de-troye l
the Mohawk block 01 Monday, May IS.
The clerk of the court is of the opinion
that the fire made an end to most cases,
aud especially the criminal ones. Several
prominent lawyers auree with the view of
the cleik There were a number of cases
pending against Democrats in the middle
districts of Florida for the violation of
the election laws, and all these will faiL
The Illinois Legislature.
SruiSGFIELD, Ills., May 2S The senate
yesterday did no business, but the house
put iu two hours at work. A number of
bills were advanced, among them the
mechanics' lieu bill, the anti-Piukerton
bill, the bill allowing woman living apart
from their husbands owing to tue lat
ter's fault to sue for separate mainte
nance anywhere iu the state, and the
miners' gross weight bill.
Help Wanted fur Homeless Strikers.
ScoTTDALE, Pa., May 'M. Last evening
Secretary Parker issued a circular iu
which he states that there are 850 families
iu the region homeless and peuoiless, who
are living in stables and coalsheds. He
appeals for aid to relieve their imperative
want. James Mc Bride aud L K. Davis
will leave for the west in search of aid.
They will visit Cleveland, Kausas City,
aud intermediate points.
Time ou ihe Uce Track.
Chicago. May 20. The winning horses
in West Side pars eveuts yesterday were:
Helter-Skelter, Cli furlongs, 1:21; Duke
of Higulauds, mile, 1:30'; Biukrnut.
1 1-lti miles, l-.ii; Brookvvood, 11-10
miles, 1:53?4; Uucie Frank, mile,
Latonia, Ky., May 20. The events at
the course here yesterday were won ns fol
lows: Jubil.e. ImileSJ yar.is, 1:5; Vor
tex, 1 miie. l.-4.;;4; Yale '91, 1 mile TO
yards. l:ij; Semper Fidele, IV miies,
ore ou the Ball Field.
Chicago, May 20. Following are the
scores made by the Kational league base
ball clubs yesterday: At Cincinnati-Philadelphia
2, Cincinnati 4; at Pittsburg
Boston 4, Pittsburg 3; at Clevelaud
Brooklyn 12, Clevelaud 5; Cuicago New
York game postponed rain. t
American: At Cincinnati Athletic 4,
Cincinnati & No other games played.
c I NTIRJ
Be fore buying a summer corset see
We think we have the best. Best
made, most lasting.
Special for this week, beginning
Lotl $ .92 pair
LTt 2 1.32 pair
Lot 3 1.50 pair
Lot 4 175 pair
Rock Island Illinois.
OLEMANN & SALZMMN
Three Times as
C A R P ET
Ai any other similar
Nos. 1525 and
And Xcs 124, 123 and 12S Sixteenth Street,
THAN ALL OTHERS
Wall Paper Company,
310, 312 and
ee Our Art
After -twenty Years in Davenport.
D1FEE, le Leadiog 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
North west corner Brady and Third Streets, Davenport.
The best chance that you v.-in B0.
for a long time to buy lace curtaWat
a'most your own price. 40 per cm
Complete, rings and all the fixtures
Will place on sale Monday mornin
Wash goods in new fabrics. '
Down sofa pillows.
New lines of children's hosiery and
summer underwear. '
Large a Stock of
eprablirbuient in the city.
1527 Second Avenue,
314 Twentieth St.