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r THifi AKGU8, WEDNESDAY, JUNE 17,? 1891.
Nice cherries at P. G. Young's.
Fioe apricots at F. O Young's.
Davenport vs. Rockford Sunday.
Choice strawberries at F. G. Youth's.
Wanted Two girls at Crown restaur
ant. Henry Curtis went to Chicago this
Wantid B7 George Bick, five .good
James White, of L.Claire, was in the
iiy yesterday. ,
Davenport vs. Rockford Monday. Tues
day and Wednesday. '
Charles Titteringlon. of Elgington,
was (o the city today.
E. P. Reynolds. Jr., of Wymote, Neb,
was in the city today.
Capt. L. F. Dimick. of Cambridge,
spent yesterday in the city.
E. E. Abbott came down from Clinton
en a flying visit last evening.
Will Myers is in ChiciRO circulating
among the wholesale dry gocda bouses.
A. M. Blaskley, wife and little son
leave this evening for Forest Glenn. Wis.
Miss rseine twine, 01 low city is
visiting with her Bister. Mrs. S. W.
Berries and all perishable goods sold
regardless cf cost, from 6 10 3 p. tn. at
it you want tae iiesi in a s'.eel en
graving or etching ca'.l at the Adams
"a?l Paper company's.
Opt. Oeorge Lamont is having bis
aewly acquired home on Seventeenth
street nicely p&inud.
Will Sweeney will give a dancing party
to tte members of the Avon club at the
watch tower on Friday evening.
Music at Spring Cove Thursday even
ing. Last cir from Rock Island at 9 p.
m. Last car from tower at 12 o'clock.
W. 9. Cline, who has been working in
this city for the past six inontb. i, left for
his home in New Ctic, P , yesterday.
Lost Masonic keystone somewhere in
business part of ci.v. Finder will be re
warded y leaving with J. T. D:xn.
Mrs. Bessie Bad worth fi'ed a suit for
divorce in the circuit court yest.rday
from her husband. Julius Bud worth, on
the grounds of desertion .
The Sunday schools of Trinity church,
th:a sity, and Christ church, Moline, have
-one to Black II s .. towt-r on their
annua! picnic today.
Miss Delia Easley. of Rush?ille. and
Seorge T. Jlaslin and Miss Dora Maslin,
tf Galesbnrg, are guests at the rasidence
of Sheriff C. D. Gonion.
At the meeting of the trustees of Gris
wold college at Davenport yesterday, hon
orary degrees were conferred upon Bish
op Alexsnder Burges, of Q lincy, among
The Ladies' Aid society of the Ninth
street M.E. church will give a strawberry
and ice cream social in the church on
Friday evening, June 19, to which every
body is invited.
The fire and lijht committee of the
Rock Island council last night closed the
contract with the Chicago pclice and fire
alarm system for 20 boxes, and a com
jdete electrical appsmtus for Rock Island.
The young ladies of the F.rst M. E.
church will give a lawn party Thursday
evening June 18, at the oid Spencer
homestead.- If the wettucr is not suita
ble the social will be held in the church.
Ice cream and berries will be served.
Oa account of a few modifications
which were ordered made in Hnber &
Pseti'. plat by the city council on Mod
day night, the plt is in the hands
of the surveyor, and it is expected
that the mite . ations will be completed to
day. Tomorrow the owner will be
prepared 'to sell lots.
The Misses S ella and Carrie Colburn,
who have been visiting here with friends
the past few weeks, returned to their
home in Kansas lst evening. They
were accompanied homj by Miss Minnie
Erindle, who will -yisit there a short
The annual picnic and children's bird
hoot of the Germnn-E-giish school so
ciety will occur at Hinchrr s girden to
morrow afternoon ani tvenin'. There
will bs & variety of srrtn ). the children.
Good music and refreshments will be on
the grounds and the public generally are
invited to attend.
S. H. Velie. of Molice. has arre time
piece in a 8wiss clock which be purchased
en bis recent travels in Europe. It repie
aenis a miniature fwis3 cottage and the
earring is remarkable not only for beauty
ana naturalness but also lor minute at1
ention to detail. Another remarkable
feature of this strange piece of mechanism
la mat when the hour bani reaches five
minutes to Any given hour thejclock plays
Used in Millions of Homes 40 Years the Standard.
Herman Jabns. who resides about half
a trile south of the Moline limits lost a
valuable span of horses Monday after
coon by lightning, and be himself receiv
ed a shock that rendered him partially
UDCocs?ioui for a time. lie was at work
in a fkll when the shower came up, and
drove bis team under a tree for shelter.
Soon after the tree w as struck by a bolt
of lightning, an 1 both horses were killed
"To discontinue an advertisement,''
says John Wanamiker, Philadelphia's
great merchant and present postmasur
general, "is like taking down your sign.
If you want to 00 business you must ltt
the public know it. Standing advertise
ments are better and cheaper than reading
notices. They look more substantial and
businesslike and inspire confidence. I
would as soon think of doing business
without clerks aa without advertising."
A. Henry, of Peoria, and F. H. Cald-.
well, of Preemption, projectors of the
Peoria, Rock Island & Muscatine railroad,
arrived at the Harper this morning,
and are being entertained by the Rock
Island Improvement association . Tins
afternoon they were called on by Mayor
McConochie, President Jackson and Sec
retary Searle, and Oliver Olsen and T. J.
Robinson, of the Improvement associa
tion, and this afternoon have gone to th e
Island of Rock Islau J for a drive. They
rkTA& t f Kit ?At w t Knci a swa V v
project and will doubtless arrange wub !
the gentlemen representing Rock Island
for such encouragement as the city can
render their enterprise.
Confirmation at !M. Joeph'
Rt. Rev. J. L. Spauldins, bishop of
the diocese of Peoria, arrived in the city
last evening, and this morning adminis
tered tbe sacrament of confirmation to a
class of 125 at St. Joseph's church. Be
sides Rev. Thomas Mackin. the pastor
of the church, the following priests from
abroad were present: Rev. Father S:oct,
provincial of the Order of Psio3is:s in
South America, Father Fiannery, of S:
Anthony's, Divenport, F.th-r Ryan, of
SL Mary's. Davenport, Father Greve, of
Moline, and Father Olio, of St. Mary's,
A new congregation As to be estab
lished and a new Catholic church built in
Kock Island in the near future.
JoiJX, Jane l."i Sunday la.-t wts
Children's day at Zuma church. Conse
quently the attendance wa3 small at Jos
lin. Sundav s:hoo! and Dreachinsr after-
Wrr- JM v j wi 1 reach at leat $-H.O0O. The fire broke t"'',' 1rmuda:
Crompton and family on
r riday last.
Th rsa . .tp.-h0r.ai-.i 7
church on Thnrarl.v pJnin, l..t .n,-t -t
Hannah s Centre on Saturday evening
rroeeeas tor the benefl'. of the ministers
ii mose repuoucan aemagogues wao
ring the changes udou the glories of
high protective tariff, could only remem
ber today what they said yesterday, or if
some of them could even remember what
they say in one portion of their speeches,
so not to contradict themselves in another
portion, tney would not seem quite so
Mr. Little, of Preemption, has decided
to build and operate a c eimery and sep '
arator at Joslin. This is just what is!
needed at our villace, and it is hoped 1
that tbe farmers will
bring in all the pat-1
he cows they cn in
tonage. and milk all the
oraer to maae tne unoenating a success
from the start.
Mr. .lit p la nnv in Thi.
cago for the purpose of contracting
all the paraphernalia necessarv for
McKinley.in bis Tolt do speech, claimed
that "cheapness and naS'iness went to
getber; (probably he w
fould except caesu
nd cheap laborers,)
aid" False propheU
sugar.cheap whiskey an
andin tbe next breath sni.l' False proph
must fall before good times and abound
ing prosperity. Campaign pi ices have
been already convicted as campaign lies.''
Thus, in the first place, claiming that
anything that was cheap was nasty, and
in the next place that his bill, instead of
making protected goods dearer as had
been prophesied, had actu dly made them
cheaper, consequently nnre nasty.
Which horn of the dilemma, cheap and
nastv. McKinley, do you propose to
Then again, Blaine and McKinley claim
that projection will s 103 give us a tiiin
market for 1 our f tnu products, so thit
we ned not eip r -iile bushel of
grain, and in toe next breath, thit free
trade or r-ciprocity wj-.a Brazil means a
large increase in our exporis of agricul
turel products If this is true, what ba
comes of the horn s market theory! How
can we suoplv the home market, which
will goon demand all we raise, and at tne
same time largely increase our exports of
wheat and flour to Brazil? We hope no
farmer will be led astray by such unprin
Mcltcm nr Pabvo.
For the next 24 hours Faorable to
. E. Parmenter, attorney at law.
Makes collections, loans money and will
.ttend to any legal business intrusted to
him. Office, postofflce block. Rock Isl
and. Ilia. dsstwly
THE BROKEN RAIL.
It Plunges a Train Into Cocn
TWO PASSEKC-EE.3 LOSE TITER LIVES
thirty Other Seriously lujnred, hut
aroe. an.i Particular. Nt Obtainable ' Qt a nook or withia reach whl,re
Fire at a New Jersey tteoit letroy, ,he beat jj je escaped. A conserva
400 1IM at a Lo, of 50O,00O ! tiv .srim-t- ,,u,r f ,r.
Hundred of People Hoiuele anil
Many Fi-bermeu lrit ed of All Their
Po e.sions Work of a Tornado Oth
Coox R apids, la., June 17. The Omaha
and Chicago express ou the Chirajro, Mil
waukee and St. Paul road was wrecked at
9:45 o'clock last night about a half mile
from this place. The cu trine, it 19 sup
posed, struck a broken rail as the train
was approaching the bridge over the Coon
river. Tbe engine jumped the track and
plunged down the river bank, followed by
the baggage car, mail car, smoker, one
passenger car and one sleeper. The en
gineer and fireman escaped with slight in
juries, the latter jumping before thetn
jine went down.
Occurred In a Heavy Rain.
The conductor, who was in tbe sleeper,
was badly injured, and two passengers
were crushed to death. Their names are
iiot yet known, but it is presumed they
were from Omaha, being in the Omaha
tleeper. Thirty passengers were seriously
injure.!, but no' particulars have vet leeu
' f lirr.l)ul 1. t. t ux wt.4iti.in -
t ,nt 0f ,i,'Wr in1urirt,. a rain w.
f tiling at the time of the accident, and the
rlace was cnvelopetl in darkness for stime.
I'lH-tors from Coon ISapids and from Hay
ard and Perry, neighKoriug stations oa
t ie read, went to the scene of the acci-il-ut,
and did all iu their power for the
n ounded pasi-ngers.
ictiius' Name ?'ot Tet Knn.
It is supposed that the heavy rain of yes
t rday eausenl the romlbwl to gfwe wsry and
the rail to break. Frry pnT43 atten
tion is Winy given to the vrrffnw of the
wreck, and the uninjured will probably
le srnit east on an extra. Informationcon-
ruing the wreck luis ioen telegrapheil to
't' e lieadijiiarters of the road in Chhaeo,
it U!) to thr time it li.is l-ii imims-ih:e I
T r . .1,, .. tV. ... ... 1, .. .1... . ....... . t t
d tails. 1 he names of the p-i-sii;.'-ki.lei
are noL yet known to the olJieials
EUF.NIN3 OF SEA BRIGHT, N. J.
riamei. Fanned liv the Vind. I.lck
I n the Whole Town.
New Yop.k. June 17. The well-known
summer resort. Sea liright, X. J., was vis
ited by a disastrous fire last night, which
reduced to a-hes the larger portion of the
town. As far as can le estimated about
1"" buildings were burned, but .whether
th re was any hiss of life cannot lie stated
as yet. Several hundred families have
n rendered homeless. The total loss
; coast at iLi tiiue, tlie flames spreal rap -
-iu., iu a reaiariwaury snon time a wnoie
blo-k f buildings on River street was
rived a large portion of the southern part
of Sea Bright was in flames.
Frantic Women and Children.
Women and children ran through the
streets crying and wringing their hands a
tr iutic manner, while the men aided the
I firo.ni,, in
Tue flames at
miempung to eneefc. tne nre.
this time made such rapid
headway that in many instances the in-
niat-s of buildings barely had time to
escape with their lives. At a late hour
ast nigbt tbe fire was 'pft umie
The section burned over extends
phrt -sbury river to the otan. thence to
.i... . i . i . t .l- ... i . ,
the iioint wlere the Jersey Southern rail-
; road crosses Ot-ean avenue.
! Many I'oor Fishermen Rnlned.
j ALiong the buildings burned were the
posiLiuce, rea rn;ui ami x-oppeager s no-
tls. the Metholist church.
! hou.se. and the buildings occupied by the
j ew- Jersey Telephone company and the
' Elberon Steam briat company. Part of
the C'Ctaoa hotel was burned. JLanv res-
- ...i. ...i uu-. me ..i,,vu .u ;
whic.i the fishermen dwell suffered severe- ,
ly. Manyofthe-e hardy people lost their ,
all, a jd are homeless and penniless. Many j
of the wealthy cottagers and the hotels;
which escaped destruction have thrown
open their houses to the sufferers. .
TORNADO AND LIGHTNING
Work Damage and Ieath In Kan:
Fire at Mondorl, Win.
Wi niTA, Kan., June 17 A tornado is
repor.ed to have swept over New Burdick,
on the Wichita and Western railway,
about 3 o'clixk yesterday afternoon. Con
siderable damage was done to crops, Uur
iii the storm at WirliitA the Imusi' i-if
l uui UVU. iliClC 13 UUl tt 9UUU1 LLTfZ UtTJUrL I . -.wmuuiw, lUUr,
' ! .i- 1 v.,i I Hurrh. niilo I-v-ititin i tin
tn i -x i ' i-. .s. . . k A 1 1 i t ss i iru sfthirhmfiLt ;t .nn.
j I graphed for ;rom Ing Beach and Asburv i S-Ieltor Skelter, ?.mile, 1:15.V; Elphin,
. Paik. By the time this assistance ar-! 1 mile- 1:j3-
John Jrimes was struck by lightning, and -Madden was Kutel on tlie railroad, and
iirimeshims.lf. who was confined to his Mrs. Madders removed to this place. Sat
bod, was burned to death by the flames urday morning, while standing at the
that d-troyl the house. j door of llpr home, a stranger appeared
Iriven Mad by a IJchtninc Stroke.
Blom ixotox, Ills., June 17. Monday
eveniDg at Cbnger, near this city. Xooney
Brant was struck by a bolt of lightning,
which had the effect of driving him iu
sane. He attacked his brother, and nearly
choked him to death, and soon afterward
attacked a barb-wire fence, tearing down
the wire and biting the posts. There is
small chance of 'his recovery.
Knorkad Into the Hirer.
Pitt bcrg, June 17. Ablaze was dis-
covered near the Pittsburg end of the!
Sixth street bridge. By hard work the : oltler Parts or tne house. The former oc
flames were confined to the first span, j pant of the house was a medical student.
During the fire one of the lines of hose! but t cannot be learned where he pro
kinked, knocking three firemen from 1 e,cnred his BJhjects. The authorities are
bridge into the Alleghany river twenty investigating the matter.
five feet below. They were rescued by the -iu , ,,,
rw f oossii te-b,f Talk of Bedncing Wage..
f-even Suiliting. Destroyed.
Eac Claire, Wis., June 17. The busi
Deaa portion of Moudovi, a place of TOO in
babitaotn, in Buffalo county, waa gweit
by fire Iwtwccn 5 and 6 o'clock yesterday
morning. Seven buildings were de
stroyed, amoiig which were the bank and
postoffite. Total loss about 130,000, with
Known To Be 130 Dead.
ieim, June 17. The number
k'itl wl in th rail nm, KtHrtrA AAn ..
Basle is now known to be. 130, and of the
TIPS ARE MIGHTY ONSARTIN'.
Loantaka, 40 to 1, Win the Suburban
Tea Tray ami Tenny "Not In It."
New Yokk, Juue 17. Never before has
such a crowd witnessed ahorse race in
this country as was preseut at the Suburb
en yesterdty, and this despite the fact tbitt
it was the hottest June day ever known in
the vicinity of New York. At the track it
W:w simnlv lllainc til!stirina lmf wirh
sous preseut at 30,000, but many
that 40,000 was much nearer the figure.
The race itself proved very sensational,
inasmuch as Tenny, who went to the po-t
the hottest favorite ever known in the
Suburban, was not only beaten for first
place, but finished in the ruck. Seound
choice, Tea Tray, finished absolutely liwt,
but Major Domo, the third choice, man
aged to get the place by a length from
Cassius. The winner turned up in Loan
taka, the 5-year-old son of Sensation and
Peggy Dawdle.who was a long shot iu the
betting, there being as much as 40 to 1
From Start to Stretch.
The judges summoned the horses to the
po-t at 4:15 o clock. After a little maneu
vering they came down toward the starter
on a Hne. Down went tbe flag, and with
a mighty roar of 'They're off." the race
was tm. Mair Iook wan tie first to
bre-.ik the line, and he came toward the
staudwith a hvxl the bet of it, while
Cassfus was second, a length before Ban
quet, who was a length before Dwuuth,
I wuo m nirn was a !u ,ul "wore Ix-wis,
V1'Y n",f T"""l-. Tenny, Tea Tray,
un. v i f ii uis;iu I lu1
j Tea Tray was sulking, and, uotwiihsKnd-
,'IHIUITI Vl,1113tlll llXSt. nLUIt, It-
fuseil to run. When tho buck-stretch was
reached the order was ationt the same, and
Murphy trie' to fru prove his positron on
Tenuy, bnt the little swayback coiild' not
gain a yard. As they approach! the up
per turn Afajor IVimo hail tbrKo-quarters
of a length t!iw beot of ik wtile IJemulh
W:s tWO k-UgtiuS in flMIlt of t'4HrilVS Wit'l
KlMicinn. or ik. fiJVivwil by Tmny, who
w-.s gwtfirtg tim whip.
UmMaki So rbr Fmna.
As tlwy jirong into tbo strritii Major
Domo was the (!rt to stuw, a hel lie
fore LH-muth. who was a heod before Cas-
j sins, while Kitzjames. Iioantaka. aud
Tenny came nr-xt, with Te; Trav thanks
his m;!y temtHT brinv'itisC up the rear.
: Tli',-r.:i in this order tluwn to the last
; li:rlong. wht u M:trty lV-rkren exit hxise
j witti ixiantakjv. aud it was all over,
j With space-kiUiug strides he pa-rd horse
, after horse nmid the plaudits of winners
j anil losers l:We. and won a lemrfh and a
naif from M.yjor IKitno, wh-i beat Caius
a length for the plane. Then canxt Fitz
jamws. Iiaixinet. Tenny, Riley, IVmnth.
Isaac Lewis, ,nid TVti Tray in the onler
named. The fractjomd tinit) of the raT
was: Quarter. 0.C3 1-5; h:Uf, three
i;:arters, 1:15; mile, 1:41; mile anil a quar
The other races were won as follows:
Civil Service f- mile, 1J1": His Higli
ness. 5;-3' furlongs. l:it: I'ortchemer, 1 3-"t
j On the Chlragq Tonne.
ihauw, uutr i. At xue s-iae
ce jesterday the foHowii- horses took
NEW COURT ORGANIZED.
j fnited Mate C-ourt of Appeals at Chicago
j Judge in Kobe,
Chicago. June 17. The new United
States court of appeals, which is expected
to remove an immense weight from th
j already crowded supreme court at Wash.
j rugton City, was formally organized iu
this district at noon yesterd.iv. At that
hour Justice Harlan arid Judge's Grwsham
Allen. oods. Jenkins, and ISlodtrett n.
j tered the court room, tbe sjieotators rising
and remaiuiuc standim. until tl-
' . , w e
j Clerk anil Iar-hal Appointed.
Justice li&rlan said that the court which
was to be organized was authorized by the
: act or .narcn 3, ir.'l. The first business
the appointment t).
L. Oilman as
n, of Indiana,
marshal and Oliver T. Morum
J as clerk botu life positions,
i said the question of robes
had been !e-
cided in the nrRrniutive anil tl.nt !... ;,,
r-iiui uic juiirs uoiu nrar iiie usual
judicial gown worn by the supreme court
judges at Washington City. The court
then adjourned for the day.
A Komanee of the Camerous.
Shamokin. Pa, June IT. A strange ro
mance has come to light in the town by
the return oi Charles Cameron, a cousin of
United States Senator Don Cameron, who
was suppose! to have been murdered in a
gambling den at Richmond, Va., soon
after the b-ittle of Bull Run. In lsoi
Cameron lefi his home in I'ottsville. He
never ret urnis. and Mrs. Cameron, hear
in ir. thrft he ) ad lieen murdered, married
William Madden ten vears afterward.
. UUUUIIUU uiiu.a T, li. ivS V tl 1 1 1 -
eron, the lung lost husband. Mrs. Mad
den refuied to receive him. and-ordered
lim to leave, and he did so. At present he
is stopping with nrs son Simon.
Horrible Find in a Cellar.
HVDE Par, Mass.. June 17. Recently
Calvin Scho field purchased and with his
! family moved into a house on Providence
f street. For ?veral davs nast the family
were annoyed by a stench about the prem
ises and investigation led to the discovery
of the bodies of half a dozen partially
cted infants in the cellar and secreted in
1 V a t Dti-mi " f T t.
able that 2,0o0 mill operatives in this civ
are to be asked to submit to a reduction in
wages. It w-ik given out Monday that a
majority of tne treasurers favored a cut
aown. but before the final decision is
reached the Cotton Manufacturers' asso
ciation will in eft and discuss the matter.
The Equitable life to Dluotre.
New Yobk, June 17. George B. Newell,
as referee of the New York Equitable Life
i - .. ... .
insurance c-jjpany. has filed his retxfrt
icwuiuicDHuiK a aisoiution oi tne com-
; pany and the appointment of John Miller
j M its president, as receiver.
OVA c I NTIRE
1 One case Bates "White Bed
87 Cents Each.
Only 60 ot them, wont last
long at 87 cents. "We bought this
case at a very low price and pro
pose to give the public a benefit.
OLEMAM & SALZMAKK
AKK NOW SHOWING
Three Times as
At any other toilar
NTo. 1525 and
And Nrs 124. 125 and 12S Six!eenth Street,
THAN ALL OTHERS -J
THE GREAT H
Wall paper Company,
3Hs312and 314 Twentieth St.
&ee Our Art Department.
B. F. DeGEAR,
Oftce and Shop Comer Serenteenth 8t
mwA UA. -L. A
VW-AV ktes f carpenter work a specialty.
ST. JAMES HOTEL,
Corner Twenty-third street and Focrth avenne. j .... EOCK ISLASD, IU-
J. T. RYAN,! Proprietor.
Thii house haa Jo.tben refitted 1 throughont andi. now In A No. 1 condition. It 1 atrcKo.
l.OOperdayaoMeandade.lrablefamUyhoUl. 3 JT..-
2 Japanese Fans. Just opened
a case of Japanese Fans cheap to
fine qualitfes. Styles all choice.
Prices lower than usual.
3 Ladies' Laundried Shirt
"Waists in white and colored.
3 Splendid assortment of
black wash fabrics in plaln.plaid.s.
stripes, checks, etc. Prices to suit
all pocket books.
Large a Stock of
ewablisbment iu the city.
1527 Second Avenue,
Pl.t.. and eatlmaua tor all kind. ot'UuAtag,
11CUQV . - fc