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TILE A KG US. MONDAY, JUNE 1891.
Gel dress trimmed frectuU week at
John Ellison, of Albany, was in town
A. C. Case, of Port Bron, gjjent Si'ur
Ay in the city.
Free dress trimmings this week at Mc--taSe
Bros'. See adT. ; f
Ckarles Engriahl.of Cor, bi been Tisi'.
JDg friends in the city. "
Some rare bargains iu black silk mitts,
jt received, at McCabe Bros.
Dr. J. W. Morgan and wife, of Erie,
mn visitors in the city today
The Rxrkfonis play at Davenport to
Jay, toorrow and Wednesday.'
The Blaes Sxks defeated the Rock
Island Grays yesterday by a score of 13
Baseball at Davenport park, Daren
jjort, vs. Ottawa. Thursday, Friday and
William Keeiy, former'y of this city
ad low of Chicago, spent Sunday with
A new line of plain black satteens. all
prices from 9: to 25c a yard, just opened
at McCabe Bros'.
The new Augustan. University asso
SBation will issue a fine diploma to all its
:ataibers next fall. '
Sir Fred Oanahl wishes to express her
basks for the beaMii she received from
Sbe Druid and Workmen lodges.
! The Loyal Temperance Legion will not
eet tomorrow afternoon on account of
2ii Demorest medal contest at Harper's
The postponed subscription concert by
Jtrasser's band and orchestra will be
piea at Schuetzen park, Davenport, to
morrow evening. ;
T.te yards best kid cambric, one spool
3tMiog Bros', best spool silk and two
iecls best buttonhole twist free this
ek at McCabe Bros.
Judue Glenn convened the adjourned
31a term of the circuit court this after
3003 and the hearing o motions ia dif-
irent cases was taken Vpi
The German-English school will have
its annual picnic at .Hincher's summer
5ncert garden tomorrow afternoon,
oicg by way of street car at 2 o'clock.
A new two story house, six rooms and
jtkroom. front and back porch, well
Snlaned throughout. Large lot. trees.
tc, nicely located on Twelfth street, for
sale by G. W. D. Earns-
Mrs. O'Brien and daughter, of Chicago,
ho have been visiting Mr. and Mrs. J.
2. Montrose at the Harper, returned
tope this morning accompanied by Miss
2ae Montrose, who will visit in the
Mrs. Israel Hall, of Davenport, died at
i o'clock Saturday evening of canctr of
Ae stomach, aged 75. She had been a
.resident of DavenpoiL suice 1339, and
Vaves with her husband five children.
The funeral occurred this afternoon.
George Ryerson, son of Peter Ryerson
nd wife, died at his parents' home, 401
forty-fourth street, at 12:45 o'clock on
Saturday of consumption, aged 22 years.
The funeral occurred at 2 o'clock jester
iay afternoon from St. Joseph's church.
Yesterday being the seventieth birth
day of Julius Mosenfelder, his children
and their families joined in celebrating
ie event in an appropriate manner. The
parental home was the scene of a de
ightfol family reunion and the day was
ipent in a very enjoyable way.
Another change has occurred in the
proprietorship of the Mohne Republican
Journal, Rev. J. H. C. Read disposing of
ba interest to Myron Jordon, city editor.
This means the retirvment of J. F. Zjdi
ker from the editorial chair and the prob
able promotion of Mr. Jordon to his
President Jckson.of the Improyement
association has received notice that the
Taeetingof the Davenport Business Men's
association called for this evening to
consider the coal question has been po3t
?ened; hence the call for the Rck Isl
and association to meet and to go to
Davenport is withdrawn by President
Joy, radiant and unspeakable entered
ibe home of Mr. and Mrs. George F.
Roth yesterday morning, and Hie acgelic
Sale visitor was given possession of the
on3e from cellar to garret. The proud
paternal is distributing Havanna favors
among his friends in token of his happi
ness, and he says the little one is a 10
pounder and that nothing like her has
tver appeared in Rack Island before.
A case of forcible detainer waa tried
Jx-fore Justice Haves this morning, in
which Mrs. Margaret MulvabiU was plain
and Adam De Graff defendant, Mrs.
Mulvahill wishing to obtain possession of
Ser house which was occupied by De
Used in Millions of Homes
Graff. The jastice found the issue fcr
the plaintiff E. D. Sweeney appeared
for the plaintiff and John Looney for tie
The diocesan board of missions of the
Episcopil diocese of Qiincy. will con
vene at Trinity ehareh at 8 p. m- tomor
row. There will be a business meeting in
the afternoon with even song at 7:3) and
sermon by Bishop Terry, of Dayenport.
The board will be in session all day Wed
nesday. In the morning there will be
celebration at 7 'clock; litany, cel
ebration and essay at 9, business meet
ing at 2 and even song and addresses at
Patrick Nolan was fined $3 and costs
by Magistrate Wivill this morning for
getting on a larger load than he could
Theodore Johnson was fined 5 and
costs this morning by Mgistrate Wivill
for looking upon the wine when it was
red. and J. B. Cabeen was fined $5 and
costs for the same offense.
On complaint of Fish Warden Jmes
First, Magistrate Wivill on Saturday
fined James Breamer, of Andalusia, f 10
and costs for taking fish from the river
with a seine.
Chief Miller has a note from John
S'.uhr, of Briar Bluff, askinz him to look
out for his runaway boys, Henry, aged
14. and William, aged eight. The oldest
is described as having red hair and Dlue
eyes and freckled, and the youngest with
light hair, blue eyes and fair complexion.
Peter Sanborn is in the police station
awaiting trial for intoxication, having
been arrested by OrHcers Euel and Carl
son in a house o Forty-fifth street where
he had previously lodjed, but the former
tenant with whom Sanborn had rented
a room, having moved out, he still kept
his key and retained possession of his
former room. depite the protests
tion of the other occupants, and had been
in the habit of coming in at all sours of
the night intoxicated, in which condition
he was found by the officers.
Recently President Jackson, of the
Rock Island Citizens' Improvement asso
ciation, wrote Capt. Lyons, acting com
mandaat at Rock Inland arsenal, asking
when work on the Rock Island viaduct
would commence. Capt- L; o is forwarded
the letter to Washington and tLis morn
ing reply came as follows:
Ordnasce OpncH, War Dhpabtmext,
Washington, D. C, June 10. 1S91.
William Jaackson, President Citizens' Im
provement Association. Rock Island, 111.
Sir: Referring to your letter of the
12ih insi. to the commanding effieer.
Rock Inland arsenal, asking when the
construction of the viaduct will be com
menced, I am instructed by the chief of
ordnance to state in reply that the adver
tisements and specifications for the work
are now in the hands of the public printer
and should be ready so that advertise
ment for the work can be made in about
10 days. Respectfully, R. Birixe,
Capt. Ord: Dept. U. S A.
A week ago Messrs. John Crubaugh,
H. C. Cleaveland and Henry Carse left
the city, ostensibly for St. Louis on a
short business trip, but it has since de
veloped that their trip did not terminate
at St. Louis, but was extended fLnher
west into Colorado where Mr. Crubaugb
bad been, as be supposel reliably in
formed, were stowed away in subter
ranean depths inexhaustible geld mines.
Mr. Crubaugh therefore, bore the expersi
of an investigation, and while the threa
gentlemen alluded to had a novel and
thoroughly interestinc, as well as p es
urab'.e experience, the same was not at
tended by any particularly profitabla re
sults. Messrs. Crubaugh and Cleaveland
returned this morning and Mr. Carse is
Ex-nmtn Batti v. a C. M & St. 7. R. B-
For the annual convention Young Peo
ple's Society of Christian Endeavor to be
held at Minneapolis July 9 to 12, the C,
M. & St. P. railway will sell excursion
tickets at one fare for round trip. Tickers
on sale July 7 to 9; return tickets will be
eood only on trains leaving Minneapolis
July 12 to 15 inclusive. F t the benefit
of those wis-hiog t return after July 15
arrangements wili be made for the de
posit of tickets for safe keepisg. until
such lime as parties may wish to return,
but not later than Aup. 26.
E. D- W. Hoaiiia.
For the republican state convention to
be held at Cedar Raoids, Iowa, July 1,
the Burlington. Cedar Rpi -s ifc North
ern railway will make a rate of one fare
for the round trip from all its Iowa sta
tions; and thi railway will aHo make a
rate of one fare for tie round trip, and
sell excursion tickets from a!l- points on
its line "n the noioa of the Jurth of
July. For rates of fare, dates of sale,
and all other information, call on or ad
dress acy ticket agent of this company.
J. E. Hannega.it,
Gen'l Tat. & Pass. Agt.
40 Years the Standard
Frightful Railway Disaster Four
teen Miles from Cleveland.
SIX COACHES CO jIPLETELT "aSECEED
One Person Instantly Killed, and Forty
Nine Injured, a Down of Them Fatally
An Excursion Party Hurled Into a
Ditch, and a Day of Pleasure Changed
to One of Death and Agony Sis Dead
the Ueanlt of the Arilent on the 1111
noU Central A Fatal Klaaster on the
Cleveland, June 2i A train of fifteen
coaches, loaded with 400 happy excursion
ists, left this city yesterday afternoon on
the Nickel Plate railroad bound for Oak
Point, a pleasure resort on the lake shore
about forty miles west of Cleveland. The
train wa drftivn by a locomotive running
backward; When 'about fourteen miles
from-,-the cipy, and while the train was
running. Ixtweeu thirty and thirty-five
miiesn-hVvSr, the tender of the locomo
tive, JUujpNithV track and plunged into
the ditch. Tae shock threw the locomo
tive off the rails also, and as it tumbled
down the bauk it hauled the first coach
with It. Si coaches following he first
were completelyrecked, one of them be
ing split from end to end.
The Air Filled with Scream.
The excursionists had not an instant's
warning. They felt the first shock, and a
second later they were struggling in the
mass of wreckgen One per ' a wtw hrtl
and narly fi;th Wiyrred, some of Wit
fatally. The farmers living near the rail
road hastened to the scene, and with the
aid of the passengers unhurt began the
work of removal of the dead and Injured.
The air was filled with the screams of the
injured and the frightened women in the
shattered coaahes. The aoekkmt wa in on
out of the way place and particulars are
The Killed and Wounded.
The following is a list of the killed and
injured, all residents of this city: Henry
Hogers, 21 years old, killed outright.
Wounded Burt Keefe,skull fractured, leg
hurt, will probably die; Peter Redon, foot
rushed and wound in jaw; S. M. Clark,
ribs broken; Thomas Grantly badly
1 'raised and internal injuries; ary Red
iy, ribs broken and internally injured;
I'M ward s-liepperd, rlcht k-i crushed and
l.urt internally; William Steykemper,
scalp wound and leg crushed; lizzie Ray,
1 ip badly bruised; Charts Quirk, cut
ia the neck and badly bruised;
llrnet Schriefw, scalp wound; W. J.
Hempstreet, right arm brokeu and leg
1 ruie-l; Col. John W. Gibbons, director
c f police, bad flesh wounds and internal
injuries; Peter Campbell, foot crushed,
jtwbone fractured, condition serious;
Michael Earrett, leg broken at knee. This
i lclude all thoe more seriously injuaed.
The tot.ri number of the iujuiefl is forty
cinii, mo;-t of whom auiRred" severe WrutswB
A Down Fatally Wonnted.
Ten or twelve were latally injured, bat
t jeir names coukl not be learned owing
t the reticence of the hospital exnpktye.
tvery ambulauoe fn the city was called aud
met the special train that went out for the
A Miracle It W Not Worse.
Some of the injured wrw brought to hos
p.tals in C'-Jevehuid aixl a sv ire vr nure
were taken to their homes, where names
could not br learned. The enciueer and
fi-eiuan jumped from the engine as K
turned owr, and escaped injury. It seems
miraculous that at least a srore wvre not
k:lled outright. There were many chil
dren on the train, but not one was hurt.
Many of the excursionists returned to the
ci:y late htst evening fn wfcTius. Tbey
presented a sorry appearance, their cloth
ing being covered witi Ui and mud.
Tie embankment over whiuh the cars
plunged is about six fee high.
Coused by Sprearint; Itail.
Many of the jiassengers jumped Uirough
the windows in tbeir eff.vts to esanpe and
fled in all directions. 6ondncttr Zrigkr
wtia in charge of the train. So far s can
be larad the acotdeut was due to the
spreading of the rails. The loss to the
ra.troad company wiH be very heavy.
THE ILLINOIS CENTRAL DISASTER.
Four Men Were rnttantly Killed and
Two Ifave Si nee Died.
New Or.lT.AJJs, La., June 22. Four men
were killed and six severely injured in the
collision on the Illinois Central railway
neiir Sauve Friday night. The killed voexe:
Engineer W. D. HicLe,Fiiemen Jobn Law
son and Cbark Mnan, of 3JclVmb City,
M'us.; Bill Williams roloredi, of Haiu
hk od, hid. Those who wre in
jured are: Brig infer Charles Cor
coran, of Nw Orieans, alout the head;
Postal Clerk I- T. Binford, of Jack
sor.. Twin., arxrot the si.ine, brewt. ail
leg; Postal Clerk T. J. Traaer, of Trtn
tot, Tenn., severely scalded nlxn;t the
lovr limbs, hands, and fact: Yai Ijevm
(colored), severely injured about the legs,
hei-d, and Imuds: Jim Lewis (etred, at
Hammond, severely scakW abut the
hesd, face, and hands: Calvin 'Weeks (col
ored ), badly ncakled about tlie heaii and
upjKT portion of the lody ami loth legs
bnketi. Panzer and Wetfks diel yster
diij . No passengers were Surt.
Fatal Collhilon in IllincUs.
SPKINGriELP, Ills., June 22. A serious
aoc.dent oocurrtxl on the Chicago and Al
ton railroad early yesterday morning at a
poi it between Klkhart and Williamsville.
Socn after the pas!nger train passed
south a frufght, with two engines at
tached, pulled out of WilliamsviUe, oni
Htaitwd north. After proceeding about
twe miles it collided with an engine and
cabose coming south. Three engines ami
six cars were torn to pis, and Engineer
Get rge Brown, of Bloomington, was fa
tall y injured. Two other trainmen were
Killed Two Men on a Push Car.
Willow Spkixgs, Mo., Jnne ia Sntur
day afterixon an engine on the Nablett
narrow guage road about ten miles west of
her , on a horseshoe curve, ran into a push
car containing eleven employe. James
Kacitzer and Fred Lhrkes were instantly
kilkd aud Y. VV. Kitthman severely in
jured. The other eight men escajed by
Burned the Engineer So Anhea.
Massilox, O., June W. The boiler at
the Drake Coal company's mines, two
milts west of this city, exploded yester
day, netting ::re to the building and burn
ing Henry Vogt, the engineer, to ashen.
Low water was the cause.
THE DERBY AT CHICAGO.
A Race In Whith BmI and West Contend,
' and the Eaat Win.
CrncAGC.June 22. Uctweua 40,000 and
V,000 people witnessed Oera Morris' colt
FtratlnueaSh win hn AmeiScaa Derby Sat-
nrfliry, ana never mvp Wartiington nark
opened its gates has there been snch a
throng assembled. The weather, though
threatening hi the mwrtriug, twroed out
pkwMvnt rn the aftornovn, and overhead it
was a perfect racing day. . The rain had
made the track very heavy, and in conse
quence slow time was made. Thore was
au immense amount of interest taken in
the Derby from the fact that the east and
west were to meet, and though the first
races created some enthusiasm, every one
was on the tip-toe of expectation for the
Three Break-awara and a Start.
The race was set for five minutes to 4,
and with the exception of Balgowan, who
was scratched early in the afternoon, all
those on the card came to the poM. There
were three break-aways, in which Fore
runner, High Tariff, Poet Scout andLudo
wic were conspicuous, before the flag fell to
a good start. Michael was the first to show
in front with Snowball second, Kingman
third amd Forerunner fourth, Pessara
being last. At the quarter Poet Soout led
with Forerunner second and Michael third.
As they passed the stand Strathmeath shot
iu front aud a mighty roar went up, for
the lot were well burwhed, Poet Scout and
Michael lying second and third, Pessara
fourth, Kingman being sixth.
Mrathmeath Take the Lead.
Around the club house turn Michael
went to the front, and at the three-quarters
he lead, with Poet Scout second aud
Strathmeath third. Along the bu;
stretrh Covinsrtou eased Strn Wmeath,
at the mile Pot ?out vans leading, with
Michael at hts saddle girths, Kingm
third and Strathmeath fourth. Ucirp
around the stable turn Covington soi t
Strathmeath up to the front, and at tv;
mile and a carter he was leading, wi'h
Poet Scout ecoud, Michael third, anil
Kingman fourth. Coming into tht
straight. Strathmeath had a good lead
and Covington bep him on the dry
ground near 'he rails.
The Time Pretty Slow.
It was all over now but the shouting.
The eastern crack had everything beaten
and won easily by a length and a hal,
while Poet Secmt beat Kingman two
length for the place. Vallera waa fourth,
Ludowic fifth, Michael Sixth, Pess.a
seventh, Snowball eightH, and ForerunL.e
ninth. The time 12:41Y) was slow. Soon
after passing; the mile High Tariff fell,
and died a luument later ot heart disease.
His rider was unhurt.
A Challenge for the Derby Winner.
Wolcott .sc Campbell, owners of Pes
sarra, have sent a chaLesrKje to Green B
Morris, owner of Sirathmeath, to match
IVssarra agin- Strachmwuth over tht
Derby eourse on a dry track for a wagri
of P25,OtX). Campbell proposed Uiat the raot
take place before the Fourth of July at
Washington prk. Morris (Inclined tht
offer, savin ir that Sriathmeath was a can
didate for iLtt Hlij -Uo crakes, run in
July at Skeepsbead bay, and that his
horse sttl a good eham-e of winning
If the oiler was still opea after tht
Sheepshead Bieeting it wxmld be accepted.
LOST HIS WfFE AND HIS MONEY.
And Ought to Low 111 Suit Als
luanee of Iteaitei. I- I.
New Yokk, June Si Snmuel Burbank
is one of the riebxx and not prominent
business men of Ifempstead, L. I. Until
June 15 he had recwiiaed a bachcior, m
spite of his wealth. Cm the day mentioned
he marrieil Miss Lillie Oxford, the I'vyear
old dangher of the insurance broker
Harry t)xhrd, of Brooklyn. Bat fate gav
him little tine in which to enjoy the bli.
of married life, for a few Lur.s after tht
ceremony Mr. Barbunk Vx his wife aud
f H," in money. These losf- liave be
come the causes of three law suits.
A ItlsKraoeSnl Fiee of Itooines.
Mr. Oxford, Burbank says, wanted t
buy the hou in which he liws and asked
Mr. Burbank for a loan of ",oi. Mr.
Burbank refused to loan the money, but
said tnat on one condkkm be would gie
Oxford 10.fl0. Bnrljuok th bluntlj
proposed that if Oxford could make Lillj
mftrry him hewoukl give Oxford fui,iant.
Oxford was staggered for a moment, bnt
said he would think the matter over. Id
a few days be told Burbank
that Lilly was willing to mar
ry him on condition that the fl,iX) wa.
Marrkvl. but Ir No Wire.
Mr. Burbauk then formally proosel tt
the youug lad- herself, mid was accepted.
The wedding was set for June 15, auc
cirne off m'eftrding to programme. But
I ilh- refused piint blank to go home with
her husband. He returned alone, without
wife and without tbe el0,S!0. The nest
day he brought suit berorw Judge Prat:,
of the supreme court, clwrghig Mr. Ox
ford and his daughter with conspiracy tc
rob him of JMXUhO, and also commenced
habeas corpus proceedinss against Mr.
Oxford, requiring him to produce his
daughter in court. Judgv Pratt niatie tf
writ returnable to day.
Suit Snr SlHTitlor Inittituted.
As soon as )lr. Oxfonl heard of these
proceedings he retalmted wkh a suit foi
sWiuder against Mr. Burhauk for openly
calling himself and dauarftW-r conspiratmr
aud swindlers. The affair promises to be
come highly interesting and has ontrsed a
sensation in Brooklyn and'Hefiirwstead so
Very Ohtd Manlnl Wis MIent.
Inixs, June 22. It is siiid that a
number of prominent peple in Vienna
were greatly relieved wbeo Oustar Mae
zini, tle blackmailing joyrnalist," went to
prin wit!out openfng his mouth. Maz
iini. it appears, hl been extort-ing money
from some Kreuclaiwtu, whom he recog
nized as fugitives from josrks? m lram-e.
Of this be was convicted. This crime,
however, is said to have been but one of a
number, some of Mazziui's victims being
among the leading people of Vienna.
ttornell-Corambitt Itou4 Kstre.
NewLoxuox, Conn., Juu 22. The two
mile nice betveen the Cornell ami Colum
bia f reshneu college crews was rowed 1
over tle Thames river course from Wia-
throp l)int to the naval sou ion SaturJay I - a . r, -evening.
Corwll provi an easy victor, ! fchoP Corner &37enteetiUi 8t . . t T t t t0J
winning by thrue and a half lengths in .0 1 ?'t.nt!i Avenue, ' v JLVOCK. 'lSlanU'
lumuiro mm ou Dtwmn, . i ue contest was !
viewed by comparatively few people, as !
AVeBkern I'oakoincws rromotul.
Washinotok, June 2i The following
named western foarth-clasn portoffices
hae been raised to the third or presi
dential class, to take efTect July 1st next.
The salaries of the postmasters are aUo
given: Colchester, Ills., ,UO; Yorkville,
Ills., $1,000; Rising Sun, lad., , $1,0U0:
Greene, Ia., 11,000. Kaukauna, W is., 1,00X
liVl c ! IfflRE
Dress Prints, 10 yard pat
terns. Take notice that this lot may
not last one day. First come first
served. None betore 9 a. m. Mon
day. LACE MITTS.
We shall offer three numbers
ot 1 19 cts. pair
Lot 2 25 cts- pair
Lot3 35 cts pair
Three Times as Large a Stock of
Aa any other similar
Nos. 1525 and 1527 Second Avenue,
And Nos 124, 128 and 12S Sixteenth Street,
Wall paper Company,
310, 312 and 314
ee Our Art
rAoL 3IS A FLAVOR
UulX fc VfeT. THAT IS A FAVORITE
mVL I 1 Hi AT ALL SODA FOUNTAINS.
yly try it. J)
B. F. DeGEAR,
'.' ticca of crpcoter i
'ork spec U!ty.
ST. JAMES HOTEL,
Corner Twenty hird street and Fourth arenae.
J. T. RYAN,
Thi. house hac jn.tbejD refitted throughout and
1.00 per d ay houae and a
" Silk Gloves.
We will "close the remainder
of Ladies' pure silk gloves, adver
tised at 25 cts. at
Colors black, tans, slates.
Ladies' Shirt Waists.
New assortment just in, made
ot various fabrics.
eer&blUiunent tn the city.
Plana ml eaUmttet for U kind of bnUdicfri
EOCK ISLAND, ILL.
la nowln A Ko. 1 eondlUon. It if aflnrt claw
desirable family boteL