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THIS AltUUB. THUHSDAY. .MAY 28. 1801.
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Frederick Weyerhuseri3 in the city.
"The Banker's Son" at the theatre to
night. J. S. Gilmure returned from Chic&sro
William Gennng, of Coe, was in the
ciu yes terd a? on business.
W. H. Ney, of Port Byron, spent yes
terday, in the city on buiiness.
There will be services this evenicg at
the Twenty ninth street chapel.
The DiTenports succeeded in defeating
the Ottumwas yesterday by a score of 7
George Cool and Henry Smith, of Cor
dova, were ia the city yesterday on busi
ness. The iron for relaying the Milan road is
being distributed along the line of the
Baseball at Divenport Sunday, Mon
day. Tuesday and Wednesday, Daven
port vs. Quincy.
Don't forget the cme of base ball at
Davenport Sunday afternoon next. Dav
enport vs. Qarncy.
Two grand musical entertainments at
Augustana college nest week Wednes
day and Thursday.
Davenport vs. Qaincy at Davenport
base ba'.l pork Sunday. May 31. Gtme
called at 3 p. m. sharp.
II is s KatJ Kough acd Miss Bessie
George left this morning for a months'
visit with friends in Omaha.
The llih school eraduiticr; cHss at
tended the conEencea.ent exorcises of
the Moline High school jesttrday after
noon. Mr. J. Price, of Marshall. Ill . of the
firm of Price Bros', who will soon open
a fine stock of boots and shoes at 1625
Second avenue, is in the city.
John Eiv. of South Rock Island, has
sent to The Argls office a sample of
strawberries grown on Lis place. The
fruit is large and of a delicious variety.
The ladies of the Twenty-ninth street
chapel will give a strawberry and ice
cream sociatrte tomorrow from 3 to 10 p.
m. , for the bentfit of the building fund.
Attorney General Hunt and Gustav
Donald, of Divenport, have accepted in
vitations to orate at the Fourth of July
celebration at Freeport. The latter gen
tleman wi!l speak in German.
Three cii&riipionship games f bse!iaii
will be pUyed at Daveuport biss-bi'.l
grounds on Monday, Tuesday and Wed
nesday, June 1, 2 and 3, Davenport vs.
Qoincy. Game called at 3 3) p. m.
The nixes of II. C. Whitriige. of com
pany H, 43i Ind, and Fred Grotegut
hava been sent to The Argcs to be
placsd among the name9 of the dead
soldiers in Chippiannock cemetery.
The relatives of the late Mrs. W. II.
Pollard desire to express their sincere
thanks to all their friends who so kindlj
assisted them during their late bereave
ment. Ttc Stomer divorce cisa -x&3 Cnaliv
settled in the circuit court yesterday af
ternoon by Judge Smith. Ti:e retllement
givt-s Mrs. Stomer a divorcs, the custody
of Lit children and all the money in si:; tit.
Tue furniture and carpet business at
the popular establishment of Ciemann &
Sa'zuann has this season exceeded any
former year. The quality arid aortmei.t
of goods, reasonable prices &nd the liberal
ute of printer' irh te:!a the s'trv.
Members of St. Joseph's brincb. No.
19, W. C. U., are requested to meet at
their ro ms at 7:3) this evening, to make
arrangements for the funeral of brotr.er
Martin Fischer, ot St. John's brnch. X . i
8, tomorrow morning.
All those who will assist ia miking
wreaths for Memorial day are requested
to meet at the post rooms on Friday eve
ning for that purpose, and those who
will bring flowers on that day are re
quested to have them at the soldiers'
monumental 8.30a. m.
John Witt, of Davenport, has estab
lished a bath house in the river, foot of
Twelfth street, which will be opened to
the public for the summer months.
Thursdays of each week these baths a:e
reserved exclusively for ladies. Read
fcis advertisement in another prt of The
Commander Wilcber of Buford post
has delegated the following committee to
decorate the soldiers graves in Chiopian
nock cemetery on Memorial day: H. C.
Harris. D. Jamison. J. II. Gorham, II. C.
Connelly, Hans Hartman, A. Killiman.
Thomas Fuller, Jam's Larkin and W. S.
The "Annie Roonies" is the came
adopted by a base ball nine which was
organized yesterday and will play their
first game with the mail carriers text
Saturday. The following are the players
and their positions: Jim Hutchicgs, p;
Robert Doyle, 24 b; Charles Mc Hugh.
l3tb: Edward Connelly, c; W.Il Egan.
as: El ward Dolly, 3d b; Phil lynch, 1 f:
Louis Bender, c f; Patrick Culligan, r f.
Toe manager of the team to f bom all
chsl'ecges rany be addreesed is EJwarJ
McDonald 620 Twenty-fourth street.
Mayor McConochie has issued an ad
dress to the members of the council re
questing them to meet at the Armory at
8:45 on the morning of Me moriai day, to
participate in the observances, in accep
tance of the invitation of Cap Mont
gomery, marshal of the day.
Msj. J. M. Beardsley received a dis
patch this afternoon from John Looney
that Governor Fifer had pardoned John
Bradshaw, sentenced to a year in tne
penitentiary last Saturday. Mr. Looney
defended Bradshaw, and Msj. Eeaidsley
assisted him in his effo rts to seoure the
The funeral of Mrs. W. II. Po'.iard oc
curred from her Ute home. 1732 Eighth
avenue, at 10 o'clock this mornir.g. Rev.
C. E.Taylor officiating. The fiord offer
ings were profuse and beautiful, and the
following were pall bearers: Piter Kahlke.
J. W. Welch. John Kahlke, W. B. Pet
tit, G. J. Deaopsey and J. S. Jones.
Considerable inquiry has been made as
to why the drinking fountain on Market
square is not running. It will be remem
bered that the water from Mit:hel! &
Lynde's artesian well was piped to it Ust
summer, and a clock orderei for th? ci
pola. The water has net yti been
provided neither has the cloy.
An txtra freight coming east rru t itfc
an accident, on trie grade west of P.-ri-port
at 10 o'clock Ust niirtt. It was
pulied by engine 70. Jofcn rehofie d. en
gineer, and ose of tie ctrs struck a
s'ightly defective rail and jumred the
track. A number cf cars fallowing it did
likewise and the road was blocked n con
sequence until l'J o'clock this mcrnicg.
all trains in the meantime coming around
by way of Muscarine. No serious dam
HE WENT OX A JAG. I
THE ILLINOIS LEGISLATURE.
Action of tbe Senate on the Compulsory
SPNIM3 FIELD, Ills., May 28. In the sen
ate je-terday the congressional appor
tionment bill was introduced. Then tbe
' compulsory education bill came tip. H
VERY EECZLE3S WITH HIS WEALTH. ' eliminates all qljetiou.il.i features ex-
; cent that renmrititr tt tnrUincr ctf i-ahiI-
vrritint; and Trailed States history in
He Lcavri SB.OOO in fcilvr Ilar In th
Broadway Uutter VThile He Bowl
Vp Hia Vainable SlnlT Locked Vp by
a . Hotel Torter Dangerous I'lar of
Two (hildren How They Aianaed
Theiuelve with a Conperltead ike.
New Yoks. ray 3S Over $0,000 worth
of silver bullioa was lyinij in the gutter
in front of a number ot liroadway hotels
Tuesday nij;!it. Finally k was picked up
and put in a place of safety. The owner
of the silver weinh over 2X pouuds and
his name is Phillip. He hails from Mon
tana, where he is said to own the silver
mine that produced the bullion. Mr.
Phillib hirri a cab and started out to
visit the bar-rooms of tbe Broadway ho
tels. He wauled to tinU out which sold
the be-t Kq;mr.
The (.utter as a Depository.
He tusked four siWer bars, worth about
tl.oOO eacti, iuto the cub aud biau his
Sampling expeditioa at Forty-secoud i
street, and worked down to Fourteenth ;
street. wUere he Las been lost sight of. j
tvtry time lie left the cab to fro into one
of the hotel bar-rooms he would first take
toe silver bars from
publican, wanted thisstsuck out also. The
debate was long but an amendment to
that effect was defeated 20 to 25 Hum
phrey and Knopf, Republicans, voting
with the Democrats. All other amend
ments were Abated and tbe bill sent to
thir' reading 29 to 2i. The districts
changed in the congressional apportion
ment bill are the Firt, Second. Tbinl,
Fourth, Fifth, Stxth, Seventh, Eighth,
Ninth, Tenth, aad Eleventh.
Doings u the House.
The house sttspended the rules aud se nt
the live stock exchange bill to third read
ing. An attempt to make tbe World's
fair bill special order for to-day, and or
dering it to second reading, was defeated,
and it was made special order for next
Wednesday. The bill to prevent street
car comp;mies from charginz more than 5
cents for one eontiauous ride was p.tssed.
HE DREW THE COLOR LINE.
them lengthways with eacli other in the
street gutter. "No-nobody '11 (hie) t.t-
I fin All ",.-1.. - f .. !.. , I . . : - I
u .ui. a. iiiiiift- e.jiuineu
to the ir;vr o' the c i'u. Ctbby tried to
have Ph;li:p-allowthe silver to r?m liu ia
the ca?. but i.e in-isted that tue precious
metal would b- safer iu tue gutter til.iu
iu t lie ;.!.
Ile ue.l at the IIuQ'iuau li.xise.
Alter repe.-itm this experiment i:i
front f the diJ-.-rant Eroadway hotel a,
which he Mopped for refresiiuieuts
reached tbe HotTman bou, and aiiain
put tl.es Iwr in tUe gutter while hj vis
ited the !:r; pVds-ry. AsPuiiLns had ouca
U-en a guet ;t this hotel, ti.e porter feit
it mcuiiibetit upon Lna to
ver from the tieel to the
i: locked up. He did so, and Phillip
after prote.-tinc, proceeded to visit other
A t'nlted States Army Officer Who Called
His Men "Monkeys "
Washington Cur. May 2S Capt. Al
fred C. Martlpr of tUa Tn-uot o.rmil. . ..
the cab and place j fautry, is in trouble witu the war depart
II ILLS DALE.
Hillsdale. May 27 Heavy
ment aut Lorries and it is nrobable tin
will be court martialled. The Tweuty
fourth is a urgro regiment, nud Capt.
Markley has been accused of drawing tne
color line too closely. Charges that he
treated the tneu of his company in a ni.ia
uer calculated to lessen bis u-efuluess as
an ollicer have been laid before the secre
tary of war, who ordered au iuvest ;g itiou
thai is now iu progre-s.
Soldiers Vi'justlr I m ;ri snnr-l.
Thitty soldiers were on lined ia the
guard hou-e by Capt. Maraley's order,
aud t tit y were relea-e i by Secretary
l'roctor, who decided the v were uuiu-tlv
incarcerated. It is also cuari-ed that t lie
iu au ua-
an 1 other
C"a;it. Markley's command. Company I, i-j
statioatd at San Carlos, ArL
M e S ntire Bros.
ti e porter feit ; lncarccrated- Jt is "lsj cuarged
remove the sil-1 -;nt'-Q talked to his s-oldiers :
hoiel and have' lllnille'1 w.v. calling them "m
i I All 1 nrllPP ll n.irtm nlimuntA
PLAYED A PERILOUS GAME.
lit cicht d d sfme dsnisre to fruit
Walter Wreath rnsde a dries trio
.ii-soun last weK .
William Pearsa'd is h;.u,e from ".V.-h-iagton
for a few days' visit.
liecjimin Woodburn is hoa.e fr. m
Chirsiro for a two wtffes' v:s't.
G. II. Wbeeiock made a visit to Dtx n
list week to close up some contracts for
mrble work Vihich he recently sold
Andrew Wise csme up this mfrnimj
for a few days' sport and vbit. He il
jovial and good natuted as ever. H ; has
been making Rjck Island Lis hon e cf
Fender & Nandle, cur enterprising
grocery firm, are getting a was;cn in
ieidiness for uiakicg regular delivery
trips through the country. Thej will
also carry dry ooi?. boots, shoes' ad
The entertainment which was to have
been last Friday night st J. A.Liphi.rdfs
was postponed on account rf inclement
weatber it will be this evening. A sur
prise on Herman is the object.
Mr. and Mrs. John Cain were mi-rip,!
SO yf.rs ego list Monday. Thtir r.t igri-
Dors tnintinc; this would l a pord
cuse for a raid, mustert d thtir f ire
the number of about -111 unci c:;me in
on tn-m unawares. Itie furprise was
complete aad agreeable. Thu print :p-.l
f-'ature of the day was tbe dinner, wai-h
was a Euccets to say the least. Trie title
fairly groaned beneath the load of ch dee
vimds. Tbe guests werr tnttrtained
rii.ht royally by the Misses E'.la and Anna
Oum . Sotne exrellent mnci- wee -n.
dtrcd by Miss Tillie Liphardt atd Sirs
E. M. Feat-ter. After a dy pletsuitly
spent congratulations were xtenrir-ri .nrt
all depariedwith p!easttCt remtrntrarces
ui me uav.
20 W Hofl.uan to Muscatine Bri ice
company indefinite track aiipiniog M js
catine bridce, 1 .
J Dusenberry to W L Morrow, blocks
33, 54. 5., 74 and 75. I.linois City. 1J0.
Julia A Antrikin to Johanna Blocm
part of stj. 31. IS. lw, $1.
C J Bloom, by administrator, to J A
En'rikin, part of sej. 31. 18. lw, 2 5i'i.
Emma D Velie to John Palruqui-t. p irt
of lot 22, block 1. John Deere 's addition
to Moline, fl,25J.
G 8tohlberg and M:nnie Weidmann to
E E Rogers, part of n -J. swl, 1, 18, "e
C Stshlberg to EE Rogers part of
nej. swj, 1, is, ip, fio,).
J K Waters to D " Beal tract on Bie
C F Herwood to T M Sechier part of
lot 3, block 6. Atkinson's second addition
to Molinp, Sl.i.O't
W A Nouse to N Pearson par: of '.'
45. 32; 1. lw, 450.
27 Estate of Bailey Davenport
LICENSED TO WED
21 Charles Y. Payne. Anna Richi;,
2 j Amis R. Anderson, Mrs. Etta S.
25 Charles S. Cox. Freda A. Budelier,
Rock Island; John Brubuker, West Lib
erty. Minnie Higgins, Cedar Rapids.
27 Uenry Joye, Euina Gernaey, Rock
A Couple ,,f Children Have Fun With a'
'C-i,piheatl nake. i
Ci.r.NWALi.. N. V., May -s -Mr-. Divine, 1
a wi.'.o v, v.et.t to church on Sunday
morning, leaving her t .vo little girls, .
Nora an 1 J-:inr, aged respect f illy C au.i
4 year-, i.lo;:- ia tU Lcu'e. Half au hour'
later Mrs. U-tiU.n. the wife of a nei
boriui; fi.rujer, saw the children sitting
On ti e ra-s u;uier an p;le tree, tr,klng
at somethitig on the ground. "At eaeb
stroke they -crea-ixjil with laaghtsr. Mr-. !
Denton's curio.-iry was aroused, aud she i
crossed the road to -ee what was amusiiii.
them. As slie ;.;proached thesm Nor-t
cried gleefully, "ii.g worm plavin peek-a-boo
wirb ns." S tie had hardly ceased
speaking wh-n half the length of a gre t
copperhead snake lnrte 1 out of hole in
the directiou ot tbe children. Two
sn itches dropped smartlv up n it and the
ugty head as quickly puhe-i back.
Sud.lrn Iralli of tlte Serpent.
W bellier the venomous repttla was
really playing with the children, as th-y
supposeil. or was krpt at bav bv their
switches, was a problem which Mrs. Ben
ton did bot waste any time in attempting
to solve. Si.e called to her husband, who
was watching her, t hen rushed forward
and drag-t-l tre little girls away from
the hole. Mr. Bentou arrived just as the
snake looked out ajain to s-.-e what had
become cf the.!-.,. The farmer's -tick fell
upon i.: head, n:i i :m v.eat. back lo
,i or,. t I i. t-: .. i ... i i .
. u.v ..n::icu , i:ea s.je S.1W
iur?u.ik au i i.r;iru ie or-. Out lUT
children went nud refu-el to" bj com
lorted, b;c i;i-j t;.e.r playmate was dead.
Triple Munlr or Suicide.
KAJC-s CUT. Mo.. May The Star's
Topeka i Kan. special -ay-: A small
four-room lrduie residence t the corner
of IP.icbnnan nveuuu and Gordon street
burued yesterday morning. Ia tiie ruin
were fotKid he charred remains of M--.
W. A. Vpteroff, aged 25, and her thr-e
children, all .nl-, aged Horn 15 months
to jjcai-. Ad the surrouuding circum
stances pent to a deliberate aud c :re
piauued tuple murder and suicide.
Itnns Maile at Ilase Hall.
Chicago, May 2S The L-agui bae
ball clubs yesterday made the following
records At Pittsburg-Pittsburg I, Bo
tout'; ;:t C.noiunati-Ci ncihuui !o, I'nil
adelj.Lia :; ut C leveh.ud l levelaa 1 4,
ltrookiyn at C"Lic.io C'hicagj 1, New
A-sociation: At Coltimbus C .InniiM-.s
3, B'.tia;ore T: at Sc. L-.tus Wa.sa:ti
ton , St. Lou's l.i.; at LoiiiavlKa Loni--v":
3- Atnretlc at C;-icin:iati Cia
ttiiii iti i'J, iiostou T
I Western: At Omaha Deueer 6,
j Omsha 5; at S. lrul Sioux City a, St.
Paul sv at Miiwaaiiee Minneapolis U,
, Milwaukee a; at Lincoln Kausas City 4,
' L:ucoiu y.
They Approve! the Verdict.
New Yokk, May 2-5. The jury ia the
case of I'a-queliu liobertieilo, charged
with the murder of her faithless lover,
Nicolo P.erro, brougLt in a verdict of not
guilty yesterday, alter a deliberation of
over five hours. Deafening cheers from
the .HM spectators in the court room greet
ed the verdict. As soon as the verdict
was explained to tie pretty little Italian
girl she burst ito a violent fit of weep
inc. Later she left the court room with
her mother, and ih crowd followed them
for some distance, cheering at intervals.
Monument to u l.HUor Leader.
Belleville, Ills., May s-A monu
ment will be erected over the grave o this
late John HiucbtlitT, who at one tiu.e
represented the Forty-Seventh senatorial
district in the legislature, aud in this ca
pacity di 1 much to aid the workingmen,
A meeting cf eoal miners has been" held',
at which a fund for the erecttoa of the
monument was starte I.
Says lie Was I nju-tly Cumlemiie I.
Vashim,tox CI IV. May Ss Commis-
s. i tier Kaum lias received a protest, from 1
,l. M. Itotml.ue.a cUr.-i v.ho .., a ija iged
guilty of lending money to pension oflice
emjiloyes bra recent, investigation, ami
who was r.connufu led lor ui-missal,
stoutly denying his guiit, and r s-que-fngtuat
he be given anotuer hearing,
at which, he asserts, he can vindicate hiui
ei Gen. Kaum will recomnieud to Sec
retary NobL- that Donahue's request be
A UrskeuiHii Fatallv Hurt.
DKNVhr:. May Eagitie i"-5, attached
to a Denver and Kio Grande freight train,
while going through Brown's canou yes
terday ran iuto a rock which had fallen
oa the track aud was thrown into the Ar
kansas river. Ur.tkemau David Ic-
Comas was caught iu the wreck and had
one ear torn off and his skull fractured.
His injuries will prove fatal Fireman
Lyu Huberts had au ankle fractured.
Low Fare to the Encampment.
Detkoit. Mich., May Si. The Ceutral
Traffic association, embracing Ohio, Illi
nois. Indiana and Michigan, has made a
: rate of one lare for tht run ml irin , i.
Shakespeare I Still Talking. ! anDUal encampment of the Grand Army
Kansas Citv. Mo Mv -.t. "l lue eI'"c to o uei.t here
Shahespea r. of New Oi,eau, passed tJiS mtke itl
through this city eu route to his home rate.
Irorn the Denver congress. In an inter-
view l.e said lie rejoiced in tha n.r-ll I
Consul Corte. He said Mr. Corte would
never again represent Italy at New Or
leans. -For if he is sent back," added the
mayor, "we will drive him from the city ."
A Keverend Itascal Caught.
Chicaoo, May 21 Kev. George W. Vari
ed, of Di.uuoin, His. was arrested Tnd
day night by United States Marshal Ba
con, of Sprmgtield. He is said to b.don.,
tot lie Ha me gang as Kev. Jerry Holme-,
who was taken in custody last Saturday!
Other arrests will follow. Tue said gang
was one of counterfeiters.
Ouly the Site Ketuain.
; Washington- Cur, May as. The report
of au exploring party of naval officers
that recently visited the site of the an
. cient city of I-abella, fouuded by Colum
: bus. has been received at the Bureau of
I American Republics. The report says
that there is nothing left of the city ex
cept, a few piles of stone.
"It Is All Kot."
Washington- Cur, May Cs. One of
President Harrison's advisors, when asked
about the story that the United States
was going into a startling foreign policy
as laid down by a newspaper here, aid:
"It ia all rot."
Used in Millions of Homes 40 Years the Standard.
Va Tired of Life.
Sas Antonio. Tex . Mav iM.v. n
Jones, an laouorabiy discharged private of Many Misi..c r,-m Nw,rk N j
the regular army, committed .uicide at i NEWAIiK, N. J., May 29 Twen'Js r
h:8 roomina hotel in thia crty by swal- j people hav been reported to the nolire
lowing twenty five .-rains of uiornhine ' v V".e to the police
iie left merely a scran of mr a., -i,,, i
was written: -Eury m where vou please; i
nobody cares, I least of all." " j
A id fur C'y eluue SuB'erera. i
Mexico. Mo., May & The county!
caurt, after visiting the path of the cy
clone which passed north of this citv, has
unanimously appropriated K.500 to aid
the needy ones. Private subscriptions
amounting to over fi.OOO have been re
ceived; also groceries, household goods
and clothing have leen donated.
'ot Contract Laborer.
Washington- Crrr, May 28.-lhe twelve
Immigrants held aa contract laborer,
who it waa claimed came iu under con
tract to work for the Consumers Gas com
pany of Chicago, 111., have been ordered
four weeks. Three
uions were reported
Suffocated by Oaa.
SCRAN-TOX, Pa , May 28 George Law
son, an official of the Jermvu mine at
Priceburg, was louud dead in the shaft
Wednesday morning He had been auf
f ocated by gas.
The Charleston's Chax a Failure.
WashingtosCitt, May 28. The cruiser
Charleston reported to the navy depart
ment yesterday that she has arrived at
Callao, and has seeu nothing of tbe Itata.
Thrown Out of Court.
New York, May . The suit of Henry
Atleu agaiusts the Vaoderbilt for 300,
300 waa thrown out of court yesterday for
lack of evidence.
Before buying a summer corset see
We think we have
made, most lasting.
tbe best. Best
Special for this
$ .92 pair
1 75 pair
The best chance that von
for a long time to buy lane c,..
almost your own price-" -lo V.31"5
below value ;r'-i
Complete, rings and all the f T-
Will place on sale Mor.
W ash g aods in new fab;
Down sofa pi!lov.-s.
New lines of childr; r; s
Hock Island. Illinoi
Kt III r I H !
an 05 torn.
r I (I" fiSS Sr.
ARK NOW SHOWING
Three Times as Large a Stcck of
j2 0k EsnE5h nssun
A- any other ftmilar erabli-hment in the c;:y.
bimmi & salzm
1525 and 527 Seconr1 A"'.
And Xcs 124. 12:
12S Sixteenth Street,
THAN JLL OTHERS
Wall Paper Company,
310, 312 and 314 Twentieth St.
See Our Art Department.
After Twenty Years ia Davenport.
1BFEE, 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
in 90 Days.
Store vacated for bank-not having had an opportunity
Northwest corner Brady and Third Streets, Davenport.