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THJi AliGUS, WEDNESDAY, JUNE 10, 1891
New California apricot at Boro's.
The finest California fruits at Boro's.
Kev. S. H. Rck. of Philadelphia, is
visitiDg ia the city.
E. P. Reynolds went to Chicago this
Davenport lost to Rockfoi d yesterday
to the tune of 7 to 4.
Capt. A., r. Tetrie. of New Windsor,
was in the city yesterday.
J. T. Kenwortuy has moved his ofilee
into Mitchell & Lynde's new building.
The very latest in engravings and
mouldings at the Adams Wall paper
The members of the Avon club will in
dulge in a social dance at their roon.8 on
Tomorrow afternoon, 1 o'clock until 6,
best perfomes 10c an ounce at McCabe
Bros'. Bring your bottles.
The net receipts of the recent May fes
tival were $1,231.17, instead of the gross
receipts which were tl.T5l.17.
J. M. Finch, state deputy cf the
I. O.G. T.. will speak in the First M.
E. church nest Tuesday evening.
There will be divine services at Trinity
church tomorrow morning the festival
of Saint Barnabas at 9 o'clock.
llev. V . S. Marquis will administer
the rite of infant baptism at the South
Park chapel next Sunday afternoon.
C. E. Ward, a stove and hardware
dealer, of Humboldt, Iowa, is in the city,
a guest of the Rock Island Stove Co.
10c an ounce, toaforrow afternoon, 1
till 6, Leon Mu;jcuct & Co's. best per
fumes, at McCaVe Eros'. Bring bot
t'.cs. "City Attorney Ilaas commenced the
necessary proceedings in the county
court yesterday for the Market square
II- P. Hull aad wife and Mrs. C. C
Truesdale and Mrs. Chambcrlin left last
cisht for Omaha to attend the wedding
of Charles null.
The "W. C. T. U., of Moline. held ser-
vkei in the county jail last evening and
presented the prisoners with some bouquets
of beautiful flowers.
Bring your bottles. Tomorrow atone
o'clock, all of Leon Maugenet & Co's.
best triple extract perfumes go at 10c per
ounce at McCabe Bros'.
A card party was siven at the residence
of John Ohlwerler last evening in honor
of Otto Dusker, formerly f this city.who
is now located at Des Moines, and is vis
The Rodman Rifles have received an
invitation to participate ia the celebra
tion at Galesburg on July 4. They are
also in receipt of a previous invitation
f rom Geaefeo, but no action has yet been
taken as to ei.Ler.
Ths Rock Island Stove company is
about to increase the capacity of its
"works one-fourth. The demands for
round oak stoves last year were 1.600 in
excess of the product. Hereafter 10.000
will ba turned out per annum instead of
The case of Buckley vs. Fitzgibbons,
which consumed a great portion of last
week in Justice Hawes' court, was con
cluded last evening and was taken under
advisement by the court until tomorrow
morning at 10 o'clock, when a decision
will be rendered.
Everts Cnrnmandery K. T., held an ex
tended and important orcUve yesterday
commencing at 4 ia the afternoon, and
lasting until 1 this morning. Deputy
Grand Commander S. C. Spring, of
Pcr-ria, conducted ths work, which was is
the rrd cross dejrec. A bcj'iet was
f-erved during the evening.
Mrs. E. Gentle, who has been visiting
in Rock Island the past two years, ac
companied by her son, William, who has
also been here on a visit, left this morning
for New York, from which c.ty they wil.
Siiil next Saturday on an extended Euro
pean trip and will then go to Central
America where Mr. Gentle conducts a
large mercantile establishment. While
here they were the gue3ts of David Don
aldson and wife.
There are fafnt muUerings beiag heard
about town of a seandal in a certain pirt
of the city.of which the facts, as near as
they are obtainable are that a well
I'nown married nan was found ia the
bouse of a married woman a few evens
ings since by his spouse, and was marched
out of the same at the point of a revol
ver, at the same time begging hi3 "better
half" for mercy. It is said that some
sensational developments are forthcom
A lamp exploding in the ladies' toilet
room in the C, B. & Q. depot caused the
alarm of fire from the Third ward at 7:30
last evening. Agent M. J. Young, who
was in the ticket office a few feet away.
Used in Millions of Homes
LzJ U li 11 If VJ I VV7
berd trie expio?ion acd rushing out
noticed smoke coming from the toi et
room. He pushed open the door and tae
flames turst cut in bis face. He seized a
pail of water that w near by, and in a
few momenta th fire was extinguished
before searee-y any damago had be n
Dr. Merrytmu aShrde.i amusement for
a number of prsoca who were in the vi
cinity of lb Skinner bl ick yesterday ar'
ternoo. Picking up a shoe from in
front ef There's store he indaced' h.s
own an I L G. Cralle's dog to jump fc r
it. (jraite s dog gave the shoe back all
right after he had gotten it the first linvi.
but when be had secured it a seeon 1
time he turned and complacently trotted
down tae street with the shoe ia h s
mouth, without paying the least attention
to the doctor's coaxing and pleading fcr
bis return. Mchne Dispatch.
This morning's Chicago Tribune cot
tains the following announcement, as a
result of which many in Reck Inland wi.l
II. Clarence McConnell and Miss Maiion
Elizabeth Warren, daughter of Horace
arren, were married at the home cf tho
bride. 3623 Grand Boulevard, list
evenine, Hev. James E. McConnell.
brother of the eroom officiating. Mr. and
Mrs. McConnell will be at home Sept. 21.
WHt DIDN'T HET
Whmt Wm the Ve of a Sign if He Didn't
Wlien the Washtenaw county mar
from the headwaters of Stony creek
stalked into a Woodward avenue dry
goods store the first sight that struck
him was, "If you don't see what you
want ask for it," and he went over to
the -pretty girl tit the glove counter.
"Mornin', mum," he said, with a prai
"Good morning," responded the young
lady. "What can I do for you today?"
"Got any grindstones?" be inquired.
"Oh, no," she said, with guileless in
nocence, "this is a dry goods store.
Maybe yon would like a pair of gloves
for your wife?"
He blushed violently.
"Got any hay rakes?" he asked, look
ing over his shoulder toward the sign.
"No, sir," and the girl smiled.
"No? Ner no axle grease?"
"Mebbe you could let me have a kaig
of nails?" he ventured nervously.
'Tm sorry we haven't them."
He went back and read the sign over
"I thought mebbe I hadn't got her
quite kerrect, not bein' much of a
scholard," he said, returning to the
counter. "Guess, p'raps, you ain't got
no paregoric, ntr quinine, ner bretchin'
straps, ner plow lines, ne? milkin' stools,
ner hoss shoes, ner brass kittles, ner brad
The young lady shook her head and
the Stony creek man started out. Near
the door he met the floor walker.
"Say, mister," he said, glancing up at
it curiously, "why don't yer take in yer
derned old sign?'
He offered no further explanation of
his departure, and the floor walker
learned the particulars from the good
looking girl at the glove counter. De
troit Free Press.
Trying It On the ling.
'Wh-s-t, wh-s-t," signaled a tramp to
a policeman on a quiet beat up Gratiot
The officer looked around and then
went over to the signaler.
"Judging from your uniform I should
conclude you were a copper," remarked
The officer nodded.
"And judging from mine yon would
doubtless say I was a tramp," he cot
tinned. The odcer nouJ.-d Ujjaiu.
"I don't Look like a man who would
work, do I?"
The officer shook his head emphatic
ally. 'Xerpr saw one of my circle in society
who would, did your''
The oflicer sho" k his head again.
"Well, now, my good man, suppose I
.should tell you I was goinir to work, and
could prove it to you, what would you
"Take yon out to the lunatic asylum,"
said the jioliceinan promptly.
"And you would be doing your duty,
my noble fellow," smiled the soiled apos
tle of rest. "But don't do it. I was
merely trying on you the grand climax
in a new sensational play I am going to
write when I have grown too wealthy
and proud to make a success in my pres
ent profession. God evening." Detroit
Ieliciou Va!H for Ieert.
One-half pound of flour sifted three
tiznea, one teaspoonf ul of baking powder,
four eggs, whites and yolks, beaten sepa
rately to the utinost; four lumps of sugar,
rasped on lemon peel; enough sweet cream
to enable you to have a smooth batter for
waffles. Bake in small round or square
waffle iron, and as fast as they bake lay
them on a hot dish to keep warm. Vhen
ail are baked spread with apricot jam, pile
in a pyramid and serve.
The soft glow of the tea itvse ia ac
quired by ladies who use Pozzoni'a Com
p exion Powder.
Pozzoni'a Complexion Powder pro
duces a soft and beautiful skin; it com
bines every element of beauty and purity
40 Years the Standard.
Ex-Congressman Joe Cannon's
NOTABLE EVE1TT AT DANVILLE, ILLS.
The I.nrky Groom Krue-t X. l.eeure, a
Young liank Cashier TMie Knot Tied
In C'hurc'h, an.l a Fe;it mid Reception
i.iven at the Statesman's Home A Pro-
fusion of Flowers Lend Their Fragrance
and Iteauty to the Occasion Oft for a
Wedding Trip. '
Danville, Ills.. Mis Mabel Cannon,
daughter of ex-Congressman Jtveph
Cannon, was married last evening at the
First Methodist ehurch to Finest X. Les
eure, assistant cashier of the Second Na
tional bank.' The ushers were George'
Warfel, of Kansas City; Samuel Wickery,
of Chicago; Frank Tineber, Ed Elliott, 1
Charles L. Haw ley. Hud R. E. Tobey, ot j
Danville. At 8 o'clock the organ sounded '
the strains of Mendelssohn's wedding J
march, and the bridal pa it v entered the!
door of the church, where a Targe numlw
of friends gathered to witness the cere
mony. tost nine of the Itride.
The six ushers came first, followed by
Leone Gidiiiniis and liushuell Crane, two
beautiful lKtie girls dressed as rosebuds,
then the bridemaid, Miss Helen Cannon,
followed by ex-Congressman J. G. Cannon
and the handsome bride, who wore a beau
tiful cream-colored crepe de chine, eu train,
the exquisite point lace llounee on the
edge of the
sprays of lili
skirt being caught up with :
s of the vullev. She carried '
a bouquet of magnolias. The groom, at-; Chicago, Jan. 10. League base ball
conipauied by his best man, Walter Kelly, I scores jvsUyday were: At liostou liostou
of Tacoma, entered the church at the same T, ChKago i; at Philadelphia Philadel
time from the other side, joining the.,, 3. Cincinnati H; at New Vork-Xew
.ri.lal party at the altar, which was beau-, Vork iitts,,urK 2; at Brouklvu-Cleve-t
it ully decorated with potted flowers and ;i UrooklvnlO
KM 1'1:'"t;' V1 , - . , j AssociaUou:'At Columbus-Athletic 2,
re.,.,, .'. . ,.
Auc iai;e aau erveieu ia irouc en u was
covered with pink peonies, roses, hydran
geas, ferns, and smilax. White rugs cov
ered the approaches to the altar.. The
Episcopal riug ceremony was conducted
by the pastor of the church, Kev. C. A.
Crane, assisted by Kev. Charles Little, ot
the Presbyterian church, ot which the
groom is a member. Followiug the wed
ding service the bridal party, accompanied
byiiMof their more intimate friends, re
turned to the Cannon mansion, where aa
elegant wedding supper had leen prepared
by a Chicago caterer.
Decorations at Home.
The three mantels iu the parlors were
banked with ferns and flowers. Portieres
composed of strings of smilax and arches
of palms divided the rooms. The stair
way was a solid mass of smilax and pink
draper-, surmounted by pink flowers.
The young couple received congratula
tions standing iu front of the parlor man
tel. The briue is a decided blonde of tine
tigure; I resides l-hig beautiful, she has had
the good fortune to inherit her mother's
amiable manners, und is the most popular
of Danville's many tharmiug belles.
Guests from Abroad.
Among the guests from abroad were
Uetieral and Mrs. J. T. Torrance. Chicago;!
31iss iulHlie Audears, Chicago; L. L.
Smith Chicago; Dr. aiMl Mrs. Leseure, De
troit; Miss L.uise Grosvenor, Athens, It.:
Dr. and Mr-. Wilcox. Springfield:
lloljert Fort and Mrs. Clara Fort, a
eon; Mr. and Mrs. William Reed, Miss
llattie Reed, H. C. Reed. Walter Reed
Mr. and Mrs. J. W. L. Slavin, Miss Mary
Mavin, Mrs. Will Dav. George Warfel,
JCansas City; Samuel Wickery, Chicago,
end Walter Kelly, Tacoma. The young
couple left last nigiit for an extended Con
tinental wedding trip. They will visit
Paris. Berlin, and Vienna, sailing from
ew York on the 13th on the Champagne-
SCALPED BY A FALL.
Frightful and Probably Fatal Accldeut
to tJward Sjieluiau.
CHICAGO, June 10. Edward Spelman,
a memlier of the whisky t rust, and a resi
dent of Peoria, is lyinn at the point of
dentil at Ihs In
li j-rates .Marshal
Hitchcock returned from iVcria yesterday,
wiiere he learned the tircumstauces of an
accident that liefel! Spelman. Several days
ago he ascended a bidder placed against
the distillery and when he reached the top
he missed li:s footing and fell headlong
in o a celinr. Tl.e unfortunate man's
held struck a sharp flank and he w;:s
lit-rally scalped, the scalp from the toj of
the forehead to the bar k of the skull being !
torn otT. He was picked up and" taken!
ho ne and is now hovering lict ween life and j
de:.th. and has not h-id a conscious
m: ment since Lis fail.
The Mi hiaii Lawmakers.
I.AXstXG, Mich., .Tnne lo.The D.-troit
newsajier correspondent, W. C. Graves,
win refused to answer the questions asked
him by the commit tee appointed to inves
tigate the cliarv-es of liri'iiery against Rep
resentatives Muutiic and. Doyle, was ar
rested last night by order of tile house for
contempt, b,ut lina'v jj-actically dis
charged. The house has passed the senate
bill which repeals the special charter un
der which the Iike Shore anil Michigan
Southern railroad has operated for nearly
forty years. The senate has passed the
bill appropriating tjti.OUO for the state
prism at Jackson.
The Typographical ton vent Ion.'
Boston, June 10. At the sessioD
of the printers' convention yesterday
unions in arrears were given seats, in
spit; of the adverse report of the credentials-
commKtee. Amendtnetvts relating to
hours of labor were referred to a special
committee. A proposition giving to local
unions the power to make contracts regu
latitgthe scale of prices, etc., and limiting
the jriod of such contracts to two years
was concurred in. President Gcrmpers, ot
the Federation, addressed the convention.
The afternoon was fqeut at a clam-bake
at Xautasket beach. .
Australia Joins th Pontal Viiion.
Washington City, June 10. From pri
vate advices received at the postoffice de
part! lent from the fourth cminquinnial
Universal Postal Union congress, now
holding sessions at Vieana.it is learned
that ihe long-desired accession of the Aus
tralia colonies has been effected. This
means a reduction of more than 50 per
cent, in the rates of postage to those coun
tries. Iiruued the Four-aud-aHalf Per Cents,
Washington City, June 10. The prin
cipal question considered at the cabinet
nieetiig Tuesday was that of extending
the 4. i per cent, bonds at 2 per cent, in
terest. The matter was not decided.
GIVEN LIBERTY BY HIS SISTER.
The Way Joseph SHanahau Got the Brace
let Off His Vrlnts.
New York, June 10. Joseph Phana-
Ran, who escaped from the sheriff Satur-
day just Jit'foro ho was to have been put on
a train en route to serve a fourteen venr
sentence at the state's prison, in believed
j to have been yiven the means of obtaining
bis freedom by bis sister as lve kissed
hi in pood-bye. As he was !einii led from
: the Tombs to the prison van his mother
, ami sister stood on the sidewalk, lfls sis
ter wnpriuted a lonp kiss on his lips, and,
, it is thought, passed t lie key to unlock the
hamlwfl's from her mouth to his. As the
I key is small, this would, by no means, be
i"vio,ssible. caJ was waiting for Shan
uhan fn Forty-fifth street, so lis escape
was plaunt'U with the aid of coniejlerates,
Bjfi it skills Ustt mvitk-vsy Uiat tie ster's
kiss was the most important inirt of the
THREE SECONDS OF TERROR.
a Couple of Cyclers Flay a Had Joke on a
Plaixfiei.1), X. J., June 10. Michael I
Moyuihau, engineer of the Philadelphia
j flyer, had a thrilling experience Suturday
niiht, His train had just passed the
Green Brook tanks, going at a mile a min
ute clip, when suddenly thire appeared on
the track before him around a curve two
red lights. They were less than 100 yards
away. The rear of a freight Hashed
through his mind as he reversed his en
gine and waited for the crash. The train
ruslied by the lights, however, which two
bicycle riders had flashed for a joke at the
train. Moynihan nearly tainted after the
itnree seconds of terror. Detectives are
aifer the jol-rs.
,ta,e ,5iiU Ke-riN.
1 Columbus tf; at Cincinnati Cincinnati
a-sliington 1; at Louisville IouisviHe 3,
Baltimore 2: at St. Louis St. Louis li,
Western: At Minneapolis Milwaukee
7, Minneapolis 5; at Sioux City St. Paul
b, Sioux City T.
liliuois-Xowa: At Aurora Aurora 20.
Cedar iUj.ids IS; at Kockford Rockford
T, Davenport 4; at Joliet Juliet e. Ottum
wa 5; at Ottawa Ottawa S. Quincy 0.
Time on the luee Courses.
C'iUCAtrO, June 10. Lovers of true sport
are looking forward to the opening of the
running meeting at Washington park for
a break iu the monotony c f slow time
that has been the rule since the season
opened. Sixteen horses will f;ce the
starter when the flag falls for the Derby.
June -M, among them Sau Joaquin, Val
ient, Bulgowar, Potomac, lvinis'inan. and
Stralhmeaih. l'otomac, Strathineaih. ami
Kingman arc put down a.s the thrL"j most
likely to win. The time made on tins
West Side track yesterday was as follows:
Bankrupt. 1 mile. 1:47; Rally, niiie,
1:0S: t;. W. CiHtk. mile. l::t" ;; Prtlow,
U mile, Ida Brih:e, ;i mile, l:ls;
Sourire. !-a Surlongs, l:r4.
'Boo Zealous by Half.
. CAMBRIDGE, Mass.. June V). The latest
of the Cambridge liquor raids, supple
menting those of last week on the Har
vard society houses, is the most peculiar
of all. The funeral of a Mrs. Cowea. of
Bingham, took place Sunday afternoon.
The procession started from the house
with a large number of mourners in car
riages. It had not gone far when it was
stopjed by policemen, who searched the
carriages tor liquor, which they assumed
to l)e an accompaniment of an Irish
American funeral. The only-thing they
got was the execration of the pe.iple iu the
carriages. It is not improbable that the
officers will soon find themselves defend-
I ants in lawsuits.
To Consolidate t,e ( hurches.
AsBVKT Pahk, X. J., June 1 At Tues
day morning's session of the general
syn'! of he Reformed church iu Aineriua,
the proposition to unite the two churches
4 he Kefomied Dutch churli iu America
and the Reformed tJerpian church in the
United States was favorabiy rc4.fiUed.
Final action for cwusolidiition will lie
taken at the next meeting i' particular
synods which meets m xt year. wVj in
turn will report ba k to the n.sxt general
synod in ix. The cte-olidat inn ot the
two (Lurches will t :i:ln;.ce .'a'.v-hi cur.i
muuicauts, 10.lt 1 churches and i.-'vj miu
isiers. Heavy Verdict lor Injury.
Xkw VokK. June P). Oweii Sivmwv,
formerly a hrakeman on the Xew H:eti
railroad, sued the company some tiiie a'-
lor injuries received iu an acculent kt-
OctolxT. and trot a verdict of ?R"A The
company considered the amount exce.-sive.
and movl for a new trial. The stAcond
t rial ended in the superior court Mouda
witha verdict for the plaiutilT J s-.'T.Scki,
one of the heaviest vericts ever wfven by
n jury in a personal damage sait in Xe w
Vork. One of the jurors was a netrro,
who is the first of his race to serve on a
jury in this city.
Ilohlietl of Valuable Papers.
Chicago. June 10. E. D. Thayer, pres
ident of the Brandon, Vt., National ljjmk,
had fjo.nix) iu notes nml mortgages stolen
from his seat in a Kock Iskind slee)
iug car near this city. When neariug
Chicago he went into the dining car, leav
ing a sachel containing the valuables on
the seat. When he returned it was gone.
The polk have lieeu informed of the rob
liery, but have little hope of recovering
Io Hankers in Convention. i
Siocx CITY, Iowa, June 10. The Iowa i
Banker's association convened here yeeter-'
day with 200 members present. J. T. i
Keincy, of Burlington, presided. Ad-1
dresses of welcome were delivered by Mayor
Palmer and Judge J. P. Allison, of this
city. The visitors attended a banquet
tendered them by citizens iu the evening. I
War Probable In Africa.
London, June 10. The World says in a
sensatioual article that British troops are
being concentrated in Africa, and that
war is probable iu that region this year to
settle the conflicting claims of the various
Tobacco Factories Burned.
Richmond, Va.. June 10. P. H. Mayo &
Bros., large tobacco factories, were "par
tially destroyed by fire yestrdav morning.
Ixjss about &y,000, fully insured.
Won the Ascot Stakes.
London. June 10. The race for the As-
' cot stakes yesterday was won by Houada
Unbleached table linen 17
cents a yard.
Crash 3 cents a yard.
Checked apron ginghams 5
cents a yard. '
Unbleached muslin, very good
5 cents a yard.
Dress ginghams in short ends
10 cents. This gingham is usu
ally sold for 12 1-2 cents a yard.
' McIMTIRl BROS.,
Rock Inland. Illinois.
CLEMANN 4 SALZMANN
ABE NOW PHOWIXG
Three Times as Large a Stock of
Aa any other similar
ZLUmitt & SALZMANN
Nos. 1525 and 1527 Second Avenue,
And Nos 124. 126 and 12S Sixteenth Street,
-THAN ALL OTHERS
310, 312 and
ee Our Art
After Twenty Years in Davenport.
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
Northwest corner Brady and Third Streets, Davenport.
Ladies" pure silk gloves 03
Boys' and Misses' heavy rib
ted hose, black, 10 cents.
Sateen corsets splendid
made. 50 cents.
Black skirts, large assort
ment in Mohair and sateens.
New "Wash goods in ginghams
and other fabrics just in.
One price and that the lowest.
eerablishmetrt in t he city.
314 Twentieth St.