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THE ABGUS. THUKSDAY, JUNE 4 .1891.'
LYNCH IS TARDY.
Kansas City Vigilantes Some
. what Behind.
HOT SO PEOMPT AS NEW ORLEANS.
Time I. l"p ami Yet Sehwelnfurth Wear
111 Usual Apiarrl An Abortive At
tempt to Di-tnrb the Ininlur TUat
Was Soon Stlthtil by a Handful of
Vollee The False Prophet Not Los
ing; Sleep anil Not Inclined to iit." :
Kansas Citt, Mo.. June 4. Schwein
furth. the Rock ford impostor, came near
being lynched last niKlit. All day long
efforts had been made to have a number of
men get together to iuflict bodily injury
on the" prettnded'Tin-ssiah, and at 0 o'clock
in the evening a mob of about 3)0 men aa
etublfd in front of the house 'where he is
staying and made demonstrations. Cries
of 'Lynch him," "Tar and feather him,"
filled the air as the crowd moved toward
the residence of Stephen Ford.
l'oliremen Spoil the Fnn.
A telephone message was sent to police
Leadqqiirters. arid the patrol wasun with
officers -arrived just as an attempt was le
ing made to break in the doors and drag
out the Rockford man. The mob was
driven back and a guard was placed around
the hotso. Schweinfurth Xlid not show
hinix'lf during the distui hauce, but after
the crowd hail been dispersed he was seen
atone of the windows, and was greeted
w ith jeers and curses.
Not Leaving Vnder Threats.
Mr. Schweinfurth does not seem to 1
worrying a bit. "I did intend to leave
Kansas City last Monday night." he said
yesterday, "but the callers who have taken
up my time since my arrival here have
prevented nie from seeing some of the
friends I made on a former visit to this
city. 1 thought some of Uing able to
leave to-night, for 1 promised to visit an
other city thiweek liefore reaching ltock
ford. but I do not relish the idea of s-eni-intr
to fly from anv threat of bodily
The "Aneelt" Hover O'er Him.
Schweinfurth said that he did not take
the letter to the mayor, but that a friend
a.-ked for it. and he let it go out of his pos
session. Mr. Ford's house faces the south,
and the high porch ln-fore the door h:is an
attraction for the "divinity." who spends
much time during the afternoon in an
easy chair renting in the shade. He is al
ways surrounded by two or three of tha
'angels." who hover over him to the dis
gust of the neighbors and the enjoyment
of idlers, who gather in siuht of the house.
ROBBED A MICHIGAN BANK.
The Assistant Cashier Gets Away with
About SoO.OOO in ( ash.
MAIb-nALL, Mich.. June 4. The City Xa
tionul bank here closed its doors yester
day, owing to the rascality of E. J-. Kirby,
assistant cashier. He is a defaulter to the
amount of about e.Vt.000, and has disap
peared. It is another case of a prominent
and highly respected citizen having such
loose notions of honesty that he used other
people's money to speculate with, and he
"dropped" the money in the wheat pit.
It is expected that the bank will pay its
creditors in full, and the depositors do not
The English Ilacrarat Case.
London. June 4. Sir Charles Russell
made his opening speech yesterday fr the
defendants in te baccarat case and then
called his witnesses. Arthur Wilson, at
whose hous.- the a'.lt-grd cheating oc
curred, and his son Stanley, both swore
they saw Sir William change hi stakes
accordingly as he found by looking into
the hands held by other players that he
would win or lose. When he would win
he 'would increase his stake, and when he
would lose he would withdraw part of
what he had U-t. This was done slyly,
btit the witnesses were positive it was doLe
for two tiigLts. resulting in the final ex
posure. Became Tauper After Arrival.
Washington Citt, June 4 Assistant
Secretary Nettleton has directed the re
turn of two Italian? and one Swedish im
migrant to their resjiecTive countries.
These immigrant arrived in the I'nited
States in January last, but have since lie
comes pauper, and. under the new immi
gration law. -an le returned at the ex
pense of th; steamship company which
brought them to the United States. This
is the first order of the kind issued bv the
How Ie utiain Feels About It.
Lonim'N. Juue 4. Mr. De Coliain. who
fled from Belfast on Wing charged with
nn uuu.iiitrul crime. Las written the
Conservatfve elections committees that l.e
does ii. T feel that the I.rrd jxiint- it out to
him a- his duty to meet his accusers at the
risk of life and liberty for the purjMiseof
swearing againt Jerjured rufhans. God's
guidanre requires no such sacrifice. Mr.
I)e Coliain is a mendier of parliament and
noted for his religious view s.
Illinois Judicial liWtions.
Chicai.o. June 4. The results of Mon
day's judicial elections have been received.
The returns show j hat the First, Fourth,
Ninth. Tenth. Eleventh. Twelfth and
Thirteen th districts each elected three Re
publican judges; the Second, Third. Filth,
Sixth and Seventh each elected Democrats,
while the Eighth elected I). F. Eaum,
Republican, and Judges tireen and Shaw,
Our f irst Ilig steel iun.
Washington City. June 4. The first
twelve-inch steel gua made in the I'nited
StaWa has leen completed at the Water
ville arsenal. New York, and shipjied to
Sandy II ook proving ground for testing.
This is the largest steel gun built in this
country and the test, which will take place
In a week or two. is looked forward to
with great interest.
Wisconsin World's Fair ( ommlmloa.
MAi'ItON", Wis., June 4. Governor Peck
yesterday designated World's fair com
missioners under state law as follows:
John Winans, Janesville; August Ledyard
Smith, Appleton; Hugh H. Price, Black
River Falls: Harry Sanderson. Milwaukee;
William Rohr, Manitowoc; John II. Sav
age. Shullsburg; Charles W. Graves, Yi-
Fir at Little Fall.. Minn.
Little Falls, Minn., J une 4. The Little
Falls roller mill was totally destroyed by
fire vesterdny. Loss, ff&VW; Insurance,
Fire Men Killed.
INPIANAPOLIS, June 4. Five men were
killed and three wounded by an explosion
in a saw-mill at Bedford yesterday.
but were soon avercomo by the smoke. In
attempting to return they mistook the
door leading into the cloak room for 1 he
outside door. Johnson and Ryan were too
exhausted to return, and perished.
Had Been Burled Alive.
Eldon, la., June 4. The exhuming of
the remains of Miss Alice Woodward at
Ponds, la., has reTealed a startling fat.
The young lady's body was found to be
lying face down in the coffin, and the tp
pearance of , the corpse clearly indicated
that a terrible death struggle hadoccurr.xl
in the grave. It is believed the young
lady was buried while in a trance.
Accident on the Concord.
Washington City, June 4. The navy
department has received information that
a steam pipe exploded on ioardthe Unit'-d
States steamer Concord at Hampton Ron Is
Tuesday. A fireman and a coal passi
were killed, and several others badly
scalded. No names or particulars a e
Four Men Badly Scalded.
Emporia, Kan., June 4. A nonV
bound freight and a south-bound passen
ger train on the Missouri, Kansas and
Texas railroad collided near Hartfonl,
this county. Both engineers. Howlett an I
Wicks and the two firemen were badly
scalded, but it is not thought fatally.
GOT LICKED, BUT WON A BRIDE.
A Hough and Tumble Fight, the Prle
doing to the Loser.
Hazleton, Pa., June 4. For months
past Julia Strowski, a good-looking Sla
girl, of Lopty, has been courted by John
Paul and Mike Drusko. Kad blood l
tween the men has grown out of their ri
valry, and Drusko. who is much larger
aud heavier than Paul, threatened to kil 1
him if he ever caught him with Julia
Monday night both accidentally met a
the girl's home. Drusko made an attack
upon Paul. The girl's father separatee,
them, aud said that if Paul loved his
daughter he should fight for her in the
ring, the victor to take her. Paul agreed
to this, and they adjourned to a small pit t
of green near the dwelling.
The i.irl's Father for Keferee.
A dispute arose as to who should be the
referee. Paul wanted the girl to act in
that capacity, but she objected. Her fa
ther was finally chosen. No rules of any
sort were oliserved. and in a short time
Drusko. cheered on by the girl, had his
little but plucky antagonist almost
kuocked out The mother of the girl
strongly favored Paul, and each time that
he was knocked down she hastened to aid
him to regain his feet. The referee begged
him to throw up the sponge, saying Drus
ko would kill him, but he would not. say
ing he would rather die than live without
Hrusko Itetrays His Brntishnrss.
.Drusko determined to knock him out,
and went at him savagely, knocking him
down, and lx-g;tn kicking him furiously in
the face. This brutal act seemed to dis
gust the fair prize, and she threw herself
across the fallen man's body, crying out
that Drusko was a brute, and that she
would never wed him. This enraged
Drusko. and he swore that he would kill
lioth, but her father and mother set upon
him with stones, and chased him for his
life. Just as soon as Paul is presentable
he will marry the woman for whom he
FOR HIS SISTER'S SAKE.
Taken from Under a Wrecked
BESCTJE OF A GOLDEN-HAIRED BOt.
A Cyclone' Work at Covington, Ky.
Repair Shop Buined and a Man Killed
Wild Fanic at the Latonia Rate
Track Rumors of Heavy Loss of Life In
Kentucky Freak of the Lightning at
Cleveland Some Premium Hall Stone
Chicago, June 4. With a loud crash
the frame building at Itil West Jackson
street toppled off its foundation yesterday
afternoon, burying in the ruins five young
men who were carousing under the first
floor of the rickety structure. Three of
them were instantly killed and the other
two badly Injured. The dead men were
William Scwhartz, George Schwartz and
John Cahill. The injured are George
Shine and Gus Schwartz. An alarm of
fire was turned in and the firemen and po
lice officers, as soon as they arrived, began
the work of rescuing the unfortunate
One Body Crushed Out of Shape.
When the first floor was removed John
Cahill was found laying on the ground,
his right arm being cut off and his entire
body crushed out of shape. George
Schwartz was found on the side opposite
to Cahill, his head smashed in aud his
right arm crushed off. William Schwartz
was found in the center of the floor with
his chest smashed in by a heavy timber.
(Jus Schwartz had his left arm broken anil
received a cut in the back of the head.
George Shine received a bad cut in the
Her Boy Was Safe.
As the bodies were brought out of the
building a woman's wild cry was heard
ringing out: "Is my Eddie dead? Oh!
tell me, is he dead?" It was Mrs.
Schwartz, the wife of Gus Schwartz,
searching for lier boy. Her husband,
bleeding and faint, had lieen taken by the
police to his home, just behind the
wrecked house. He had lieen sent out to
bring the boy home. "I saw him; he is
under the house; he is dead." Gus
Schwartz gasped these words to his wife.
Then she ran into the street and made
frantic atittea'.s to the officers, the fireman
and the people to help her to find her
Led the search Herself.
The woman led the search party herself
aud with a mother's instinct went straight
to where her wild cries were answered by
a piping little voice: "Mamma. I'se all
right." The golden-haired little fellow
was lying on the ground with a heavy
lieam within an inch of his tiny body. A
slight bruise on his right temple showed
that he must have been stunned by a fall
ing piece of plank or plaster. The poor
woman almost forgot her grief at the
wounds of her huslaud and thedeatn of
Lis brothers in her joy at finding her littie
A Nebraska Lad Violates the I'ostal Laws
and Goes Free.
Omaha, June 4. Harry Doxie. a 16-year-old
lad. living at Callaway, this state, was
arrested the other day charged with tam
pering with the mails, and was brought to
Omaha to appear liefore the I'nited States
grand jury. His father and mother former
ly ran a hotel at Callaway. Among the
tioarders was a man who had not lt n in
the house hng liefore he began to show
attention to the landlady. The husband
protested against such proceedings, but
without effect, and the intrigue con
tinued. He Intercepted the Lettex.
Finally the husband lwcame disgusted,
and left home. Aliont the same time the
lover went to I-iramie. In a short time a
letter came from Laramie, written by the
absent lover to Mrs. Doxie, asking her to
come to him and bring her U-year-old
daughter with her. Harry intercepted the
letter and opened it. He then decided to
keep it from his mother, but it was found,
and thereupon a complaint was lcidged
against the boy charging him with inter
fering with the mails. The Imy told his
story in a simple, straightforward way.
which excitt j the most lively sympathy in
the minds of the grand jury.
l;efiled to Ititiiet Him.
He sajil lie kept the letter liecause l.e
w;is afraid his mother would take his
sister with her. and he didn't want the
little ir! T tie subjected to such evil influence-
as would s-irely surround her un
der sin n i ircumstaiices. There was no in
dictment returned, and one of the grand
jury men. a banker from McC'ook. de
cided to adept the boy forthwith. The
disposition to lie made of the girl has not
Vet been Settled.
Running for Time at Last.
MiiKI.ls I'AIiK. WEsTcHEsTKR, X. Y
June 4. There was some goo 1 time made
at the races here yesterday, in great con
trast to the funeral pace which has lieen
going at c ther courses. FoHowing are the
winner: Exotic. mile, 1:u-: Tt'.'Ia
Illackbnrn. 1 mile. 1:4": Reckon. miles.
1 :''.,: Lizzie. 1 mile. 1:41: Lyceum. mile
1:1 !: Hyacin'iie. mile. l:i .
CiiK .f,(. June 4. Winners at the races
at the West Side park veferdav were:
Fred Taral, ;i mile. V.-J.V ': IJhue Duke.
mile, lis: Orniie. b-j furlongs. 1:-S;
Lady Blackburn. ,' mile. 1:K7 -J; Red
Light, 1 mile. 1:X3: One Dime. ;i mile,
Latonia, Ky.. June 4. The winners at
yesterday's races were: Alphonse. 1 mile
70 yards. l:54'-j': Tenacity. 1 mile J'J yards,
LriJ'j; Glockner. b furlongs. l:."s; Ignite.
?4 mile, l:'-'o;1: Do re. fa mile. Ills;'-
loRiig John Spelman Again.
St..IiV1s. Mo.. June 4. John Spelrnan,
the kleptomaniac, who attempted to carry
off a valise aud overcoat from the South
ern hotel, has lieen turned over to his
father, Edward Spelman. the Peoria (Ills.)
ilistiller, on condition that he be placed in
in insane asylum.
Young slgel's Sentence Reduced.
WasIUSctoN CITT, June 4. The presi
dent has reduced the six years' sentence of
Robert Sigel, son of Gen. Sigel to two
years aud nine months and directs that a
pardon issue to young Sigel then.
The Pope Make a Will.
Rome, June 4. The ppe has made a
will bequeathing all his personal property
to the holy see.
CYCLONE AT COVINGTON, KY.
Repair Shops Wreeked and a Man Killed
Fanic at Latonia.
Cincinnati. June 4. A cyclone spread
death and destruction in Kentucky yester
day. It also swept through this city, but
by the time it reached here its fury was
mostly spent. The storm came on about
3 o'clock, after an exquisitely fair though
warm day. It was preceded by a rain of
phenomenal violence. It did some dam
age at the First regiment armory and
with the League ball park in the west end.
At Covington, Ky.. it raged in the north
ern part, laying low the trees and out
buildings. In the southern extremity of
the city the Chesapeake and Ohio repair
shops were directly in its trac k. nh a
puff of its mighty breath the storm tore
away the iron roof, and then leveled the
west wall. Joseph Watt, an employe, was
Too Hurried to Take a Train.
From the shops the storm took an air
I:ne to the Latonia race track. Several
thousand people were on the grounds
when the storm tiegan. There was a rush
from the grand stand, but liefore the peo
ple could get away the wind had torn the
shutter and awnings from the club house,
had picked up rods of stabling and shook
them to pieces, scattering the broken tim
bers through the air with frightful noises.
Next it began to tcss about the stats in
The grand stand. That started a stam
rede. It was an awful scene. Men cursed
ind yelled: women, white faced, shrieked
their fear as they clambered toward the
Wires Dunn anil Lilly Rumors.
It seemed an age before the wind was
gone, leaving lielund a rain the like of
-vhich was never seen, and in it were hun
tlreds of dripping w omen and soaked men
No one was seriou-!y hurt, but scores had
tain- taken home prostrated. The lew to
1-atonia is t.'.ouo. The loss cm the hundreds
i f handsome toilets utterly ruined can not
1 estimated. The proiierty loss in this
v icinity will exceed i4".(Km. Crops are
levelled everywhere. ires are down
south and north, and the ugliest rumors
I revail concerning loss of life and prop
Verv seriously Burned.
Chicago, June 4. During a fire in the
Shufeldt diti!lerv vesterdav William
Searing. Herman Longener, and Gott
fried Rrentweiu were seriously if not
SHOCKED THE PASSENGERS.
A street Car Trolley Wire Struck by
Lightning I'.ig Hailstones.
Cleveland, O., June 4. A violent wind
and rain storm raged in this city yesttr
d iy and was accompanied by extraordina
ry electrical disturbances. Lightning
struck the hotel Wilmot and jumped from
tl ence to the trolley wire of an electric
street railroad, severely shocking the oc
ci pants cf a passing car and throwing
several of them in a heap toward one end.
The machinery of the motor was badly
di maged. The great volume of water that
fe 1 covered ihe street car tracks in many
lo adities with wash-outs and traffic was
te mporarily impended.
Itaniaged by Hail.
At Clyde, O., hailstones fell that meas
ured nine inches in circumference, A
passenger coach on the Wheeling and
Li ke Erie railroad bad the windows on
one side broken. A hole was made in the
to f of the engine cab, the headlight was
br ken and the boiler jacket battered as
though with hammers.
Two Men Suffocated.
AJTLETOX, Wis., June 4. The Patten
pa )er mill caught fire yesterday. Three
eaployes Johnson. Ryan, and Feavale
tot k a load of hose up to the rag room.
Iir. Hcmthrevs' Specifics are cientlnc&lly and
carefully prepared preoe-ripiioa ; used for many
years in private practice w ith success .and forover
thirty yean used by tbc people. Every elngle Spe
cific Is a special cure for tbe disease named.
These' Speclnc cure without drugging, pnrg
!ni or reducing the system, and are In fact and
deed the aovereiga remedieal the World.
OF PRTJCIT At HO- CTF.ES. FRJCXS.
rra congestion, ltimaiimarion... .ve.
UOrmif W 111U 1 r.n, " win vviiv . .
"..vino r,mlir.orTepthlnirof Infanta - .
lllarrhea. of Children or Adult
Dysentery. Griping, blllo-is Colic... .V.J
Cholera Mrbn. onUtlng
t'ousb. Culd, Bronchitis
Neuralgia, Toothache. Faceache
Headache. Sick lieailache. Vertigo
flyapepala. Bilious stomach
Suppresaed or Painful Period.
W Bites, too Prof me Periods
f'rnnn. Couch, mmcuii creaming. ...
fait Khenm, EryiiUs, Eruiitlon. .-J.J
Hieimstii m, Kbeumatlc Pains -25
1-ever ana a gne. c uuus jububi.....
Plleit, Wind or Bleeding ?
Hiarrh, lurlueuza. Cold In the Head .30
W hooping Cosgh. Violent Coughs. .50
General licbllitv.PbysicalWeakneis ..JO
Kidney IMsense .3!!
Nervous lebi:ty . v, -:1'?!!
I rinarv Weakness. Wetting Red. .30
Diteaies of t he Heart, Palpitation 1.09
Solu by Prujglsrs. c.r sent postpaid on receipt
of price. Dr. Humphreys' Manxsx. (144 pages)
richly bonnd In clotii and gold, mailed tree.
HTJMPHBEYS' MEDICINE CO,
Cor. William and John Street, Mew York.
$100 And Upwards
CAN BE INVESTED M
A POSITIVE AND SAFE
I 5 per Cent
Dividend Paying Stock.
Foil particulars and
Prospectus can be bad
on appiicstion or addressing
S. L. SIMPSON. Banker,
64 Broadway, N. Y-
AJ V J
br Kemale WfnknpM than
Ail oth-rdiwa'tn combinr-d
muti ntvltrcttti iro-
duo? 1 if lonp invalid.
at frLOMfcii fasti ll ks th
moiiderfui lumie trt-Mmerit
is a iure cure for Whites
or Leuoorrhti. 1 nil a mm a
tun. Ulceration. l'a infill
and all complaint peculiar U h imaiea. Fofrlpiutl, ti.
For sale In Pock Island by Hrtz & Batmen,
Third aTtnue and Twentieth street
bt-t, a,l :.J AFTI& LSlNa.
NEW MUSIC HOUSE
No. 1804 Second 'AvenueT'
Housel, Woodyatt & Co;,
This firm have the exclusive sale for this county of the
Fic3ros eird Orfraqs,
WEBER, DECKED BROS., WHEEL0CK,
ESTEY, AND CAMP & CO.'S PIANOS,
And the ESTEY, "WESTERN COTTAGE and FAR
RAND & YOTEY ORGANS.
jy"A fu l line tho of mall Vusirsl in r hinJisc.
now ft mm H
C'ail or end for circular containir
the most rmnrreloRs ?ure of Conunip
tir.n, Cancer. Brnr1 IieaM. Scrof aia,
Enema, Syjifai.i 0Hh-mftli?m Cat
arrh. Tunitr, Stvt.if-h Trtuh: tc,
etc. SlOO REVC iRlf for fctiTr.ot cennin.
irr-wiintertfrvwrtr. Ra1!IA EirRfK fclLtKa
iu.. ut. Drarvora 4 a!Am Siri. 4 UK IU
Proprlttor of the Brady Strest
All kinds of Cut Flowers corstanty on band.
Green Honst s Flower Store-
One block north of Central Park, the large st in la. 3c4 Eraly Street, Davenport. Iowa.
This space is reserved for a plat of
SCHNELL'S ADDITION TO THE CITY OF
which is opened for the sale of lots. It is loca
ted south of Ninth avenue between Twen
tieth and Twentv-fourth streets.
The Plat will be readv in a few davs.
We are opening-toe most complete line of Hardware pedalties ever Bw4 la Bck
Island beside our reg-nlar rock of staple and builders BardwaM
nnd Mechanics' tools.
Poeket, Table as Kitchen Cutlery,
Nails, Steel Goods, Tixwaee, Stoves, Eto.
BPCIAXT13 alia Cook aad Ranges, "Florida- and WUber Hot Watt Eeateeo
rkalda Steam Boiler. Pwtenr Germ Proof FUtert, Scoooaty Furnace, TtM
aa4 Skt lroa work, Flotntlnx, Coppersmlthlns tod Steam FittJnj,
BAKER & HOUSMAN,
1823 Second avenue. Rock Island.