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VOL. XXXIX. NO. 191
KOCK ISLAND, MONDAY, JUNE 1, 1S91.
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Secretary Blaine is reported to.be en
tirely recovered, aud will go to Maine this
Dr. Fordvce Barker, the eminent New
York physician, died of apoplexy Satur-
uav, aged j years.
The duchess of Fife's daughter, Queen
Vic's latest great-crandchild.will be called
Lady Alexandra Duff.
Joseph Stuhbs. a farmerof Otego county.
Ills., has Wen missing for several weeks,
and his friends fear foul play.
In a lire which destroyed his home Fri
day night. Henry Phillies, of Wheeling,
. a., his wife and two children perished.
Protection is carrying everything before
it in the French chamber of deputies,
much to the. injury of British trade with
A state of anarchy exists on the New
Hebrides islands. Six hundred natives
have lieen killed in fights letweeu natives
and the dead all eaten by the victors.
A. Traunweiser, of Cedar Rapids, la., a
jeweler, shot and killed his wife Satur
day and then fired a bullet through his
own heart. Unhappy domestic relations.
Dr. Brings," the 'loose-' theologian of
Union Theological seminary, went to
Europe in the Umbria Saturday. He says
he is not worrying over the action of the
At "Washburn. Wis.. Saturday, John
Kines, mate of the schoner Annie Sher
wood, was instantly killed. The towline
pulled the timberhc-ad out, which s-trutK
Hines on the head.
Tom Long, of Macon, Ga., was found ly
ing on the ground in front of his house
Saturday with his head split open. His
wife was arrested ami confessed that she
killed him. Jealousy.
Parnell is said to le preparing to marry
Mrs. O'Shea immediately, and it is iroba
ble, that, he will become a half-millionaire
by the marriage. He will come to Amer
ica after parliament is jyorogued.
Routine business occupied the attention
of the Presbyterian general assembly Sat
urday. It was decided to meet at Portland,
Ore., next May. Resolutions eulogistic of
the late Judge Breckenridge were adopted.
The labor unions of Chicago will di
their forces on Lalior Day. The Trade
and Labor nseii;hly will hold one picnic
and the Building Tr ides council another.
There i-d ivide: .'.j: iii-fei ling over this
An attempt was made Friday morning
t' steal the IkkIv of the late P. T. Barnum,
the great showman. The robbers were
tired at by the watchmen at the grave and
it is thought that one was wounded, but
none was caught.
Osseo, Wis., twenty miles from White
hall, was almost totally destroyed by fire
Friday night.- All the business hou.ses
with their stocks were burned. Loss, i&0,
(W to simi.iMi. with little insurance. The
tire started at a c.ance.
The fanners in the Gleudule, 111., school,
district, where Miss Anna Gerber was as
saulted by tJeorge Ditch last week, met,
Saturday ninht about &n strong and deccid
ed to lynch Ditch. The authorities got word
fo their intentions and took Ditch to Jack
sonville for safely and the lynching was
declared off for the prvseni.
Henri Waterson's 'Star Kyed Goddess"
is for peace. J. B. Heth, of Chicago, and
G. D. Sherley, of Louisville, were at duel's
point over remarks alleged to liave been
made by Sherley derogatory to the charac
ter of Heth's l-st girl. Wattersou was
one of Sherley'. seconds but he cooled the
young man s Mood and brought about
mutual retract imis .and apologies and
there is blood no longeron the Keutucky
DEATH OF PRENTICE MULFORD. '
The ISrilliant Literary Man li i .ln in
New York, June 1. Mr. F. II. Xeed
hani, of 52 West Fourteenth street, yester
day identified thelnidycf the man who
was found in a canoe in Sheepshead bay
on Saturday as that of Preutice Mulford,
the prominent literary man of this city.
Mr. Mulford is well-known by his writings
all over the country, lie started on his
vacation Monday last, intending to goto ,
Sag Harbor by canoe. His friends think
he died of apoplexy.
What Should He Done with llookr
Memphis, Teuu., June 1. Miss Hattie
Britton, a teacher in the Clay Street
school, committed suicide yesterday. She
was dressed to go to church, and stepping
into the hallway of her home she met her
brother-in-law, Charles Hook, a worthless "
character, who began to torment her. Miss
Britton made no reply, but stung to the
quick entered her room, procured a pistol
ana snot nerseir in the temple. Su died
iu three minutes.
Farmer Robbed of 159,000.
Woosteb. O.. June 1. Samuel Behm. k
farmer residing near MarshallviUe, was
robbed i riday night of 9,000. Behm was
roused froni sleen bv he&rin? the burglars at
their work. He discovered three men in the
house, and drawing a revolver, fired at
them. Traces of blood were found in the
room, and one of the thieves was evidently
hit by a bullet. There is no clue to the
lueuuiy oi me i uteres.
Hold Some Thing Cheap ia Jersey.
Pateesox. X. J., June l.Richard D.
Young, convicted of conspiracy with Mn
Richardt, his confidential clerk, for at
tempting to ruin Mrs. Young's character
bo that he could get evidence upon which
to base a divorce suit, was sentenced Fri
day to pay a fine of flOU and costs. He
paid his tine at once.
Died of a Patent Corn Salve.
Bakgob, Me., June 1. Capt. Robert
Hichborn, of Stockton, died of blood poi
soning Friday night, causji by the appli-
mihuu oa Buuio uew jjaumt corn salve, &
remedy he had used for corns, from which
ne was a great sutterer.