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THE ABQUS. SATUKDAY, JULY 25. 1891.
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All kinds of fruits at Boro's.
Fine laianas cheap at Boro's.
Music at the tower this evening.
Last car leaves the tower at 8:30 to
Buy a straw hat at half price at Lloyd
Cars to the watch tower every hour
Hammocks and croquet sets at cost at
C.J. Aspen, of Chicago, is visiting
Fine free lunch at The Club tonight.
O'Connor & 8sge.
, Chailes Metzgar, of Port Byron, was in
the city yesterday.
Miss Winnie O'Neill, of Chicago, is
visiting with frbnds in the city.
Miss Lizzie O'Brien leaves for Chicago
this evening on a visit to relatives.
A great variety of outing goods, belts,
sashes, etc., at Lloyd & Stewart's.
The finest lot of fall goods have just
been received at Hoppe's, the tailor.
A nice free lunch will b" served by
O'Connor & Sage at The Club tonight.
Clemann & Salzmann haye still a large
number of those choice bargain chamber
suits left. -..'-
An excellent free lunch will be served
. ly O'Connor & Sage at The Club to
night, A lot cf light colored derby hats,
former price $2, now 50 cents at Lloyd &
O'Connor & Sage will serve a nice free
lunch to their friends at The Club to
night. Mrs. Henry Reticker and son leaye on
Sunday morning for Quincy on a visit to
Ferdinand Vaunecke was assessed f 3
and costs by Magistrate Wivill this morn,
ing for drunkenness.
The place to purchase your furniture
and carpets is at the furniture emporium
of Clemann & Salzmann's.
Rev. W. S. Marquis will occupy the
pulpit of the First Presbyterian church,
uavenport, tomorrow morning.
Work is being rapidly pushed on John
Bleuer's new residence on Seventh avenue
and Eighteenth street, and will be ready
for occupancy early in the autumn.
Matthew Bintz, district organizer of
the National Tailors' union, is expected
to arrive ia the city tonight and will at
tend the tailors' picnic in Davenport to
morrow. For Sle The property known as the
German Presbjthrian church, corner of
Fifth avenua and Eleventh street. For
terms apply to Dr. J. W. Stewart, of
Stewart & Montgomery.
TheHich school graduating class of
'81 numberidg about 30. left this morn
ing on the steamer Freddie for White
Sulphur Springs, where they will enjoy
a privnte picnic, returning home this evei
Aeronaut W. R. Gould will make a
balloon ascension and parachute lean m
Black Hawk's tower tomorrow, and if
me weather is favorable will give a good
James McGirvey, whom Boss Wells
appointed substitute letter carrier be
cause of his being chairman of the First
ward republican committee, has given up
nis position ana Bays there is nothing in
it for bim.
Dr. W. A. Paul is the latest prominent
citizen who has yielded to the pleasures
of bicycle riding. The doctor cut any
number of figure 8' and letter S's on
Eighteenth street while practicing this
A very pleasant surprise was given
Charles Farrell at his home in the lower
part of the city last evening, the occasion
being his twenty-flrst birthpay. A large
number of his friends assembled and the
evening wjs very pleasantly spent in
dancing and social pastimes.
Messrs. S, S. Kemble, M. L. Gait and
Ralph Haverstick put in yesterday fishing
at Watertown. and had great luck, each
bringing home a long string and as it
was after 9 o'clock when ihey reached
home and there were no stores open in
Moline, we will have to believe their
strings were not second-handed.
Mrs. Schmelzer, wife of the station
agent at Hampton, bad a fine gold watch
and chain stolen while crossing on the
ferry late yesterday afternoon. She had
laid them down on the seat beside her
while she turned her attention to a little
child with her, and when she looked for
them a moment after they were gone and
no trace has yet been found of them .
Herbert Cook, the long time car driver
on the Rock Island & Milan road, is be
coming acquainted with the workings of
electricity as a motive power, and is hand
ling the brakes on a Uoion line car.
While Cook Bhows an especial aptitude
for catching on to the new mode of pro
pulsion, yeiold habits cling to him, and
'tis said of him that be has never yet
succeeded in brinyiog a cir to a stop
without the involuntary exclamation of
'Progressive hammocks" is the latest
craze. The one getting up the affair
swings a lot of hammocks in shady places
and then gets a lot of girls to swing in the
hammocks and rigs up a bell. The bovs
pay so much to get in and then pick a
hammoek. Every time the bell rings they
are obliged to move to another hammock.
After that they vote for the best convert
suionalist and have to pay for each vote.
Any young man found with powder or a
long hair on his coat is soaked with a
The Rock Island Railway company
owns 1,239 miles of track, leases 1,839
miles more, and has trackage rights over
830 miles, while its second, third and
side track amount to 783 miles more, or a
total, counting the fraction of miles, of
5,197 miles. Should an engine set out
from Chicago to traverse the distance,
and should travel at the average rate of
25 miles an hour without stops running
day and night, it would need 167 hours
or almost exactly one even week to cover
At its meeting last evening the vestry
of Trinity church elected George F. Roth
trustee of the land left the church by Mrs.
Susan Goldsmith, consisting of 40 acres,
covered with timber and containing a
vein of coal, and is situated near Carbon
Cliff. According to the requirements of
Mrs. Goldsmith's will the land ia to be
sold and the proceeds permanently in
vested, the income to form a portion of
the rector's salary. Mr. Bailey Daven
port was appointed trustee to sell the land,
but he never disposed of it, so that no in
come has so far been derived from the be
Managing Director Louderback com
menced running the motor cars on the
bridge line originally intended for that
branch of the system this morning. They
are painted green and are very pretty in
appearance. The Elm street and Ninth
street car3. which have been doing ser
vice on the bridge line, will be used on
the Milan road until the Elm street
branch can be put in shape again by
electricity, by which time the equipment
for the Milan road will probably be here.
The Elm street cars are provided with
double motors and will be more suitable
for the Milan line, owing to the long
trains that are run there, than the single
motor cars on the two Rock Island &
Moline and bridge lines.
The Bids for the Construction
Opened by Capt. Lyon
Th Varies Propoolsiann Mnbmitted
fnr the Work The Structure
At Trinity church, celebration at 7 a.
m . Rev. A. W. Hewitt, celebrant: ser
vices at 10:45 and 7:30 p. m . Mr. Kalten
bach in charge. At the chapel at 2:30
At the Christian church, services at
10:45 a. m., conducted by Prof. B. C.
Caldwell, of Moline. Sunday school at
9:15 a.m. Y. P. S. C. E. at 6:45 p. m.
No regular evening services, owinc tn
a use nee oi pastor rrom tne city.
At the Broadway Presbyterian church.
Rev. W. S. Marquis, pastor. Services at
10:43 a. m. and 7:30 p.m. Morning
service will be conducted by C. C. Mcln
tire. Preaching in the evening by the
pastor. Sunday school at 9:10 a. m.
South park school at 2:30 p. m. Young
people's meeting at 6:45 p. m.
At the First Methodist, services at
10:45 a. m. In the absence of the pastor
William Jackson will address the congre
gation. Dr. C. B. Kinyon will preside.
S. S. Kemble, assistant superintendent
in charge. No services in the evening.
This congregation is especially invited to
worship at the Broadway Presbyterian
church in the evening.
At the Central Presoyterian church,
preaching in the morning by the pastor.
Rev. John tl. Kerr. Subiect, "Reasons
ior me uoservance or the Sabbath."
Sunday school at 9:30 a. m. and Y. P. S.
C. E. at 7 p. m. Union services in the
evening at the United Presbyterian
church, preaching by Rev. John H. Kerr.
At the United Presbyterian, nrenr.hino
by the paster, Rev. H. C. Marshall, at
lw-m a. m., toiiowed by the communion
of the Lord's supper. Union meeting in
the evening, sermon by Rev. J. H. Kerr,
pastor of the Central Presbyterian ohurch.
Sunday school and young people's meet
ing at the usual hours.
The Pittsburg passed up.
The Verne Swain was in and out on
her regular trips.
The stage of the water was 4:70 at
noon; the temperature on the bridge 70.
The steamer White Eagle was let into
the water off the Curondelet viva tpstpr.
day evening, and will come up to the
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icvcf locay. one Das oeen moroughly
repaired, and is credited with heincr the
best low water boat afloat, carrying 300
tons on three feet. She will enter a local
trade out of St. Louis, making three trips
per ees. ot. iouis JtepuOUC.
For beauty, for comfort, for improve
ment of the cnmnlptinn nun ntilv Pn
zoni's Powder; there is nothing equal to
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The bids for the work on the erection
of the Rock Island viaduct over the rail
road tracks at the foot of Twenty-fourth
street, were opened by Capt. M. W. Ly
on, acting commandant at Rck Island
arsenal, in his headquarters on the island
at 2 o'clock this afternoon, in the presence
of representatives ot the different firms or
corporations bidding on the work, Hon.
W. H. Gest, Mayor McConochie.ex Pres
ident Hass, of the Improvement associa
tion, J. D. Taylor and representatives of
The various propositions were as fol
Keystone Bridge company, iron work
$19 000, according to government plan
fio.TUU according to own plan: wood
work. $2,600 according to government
plan; f3,28i according to own plan.
Missouri Valley Iron Works. Leaven
worth. Kan., iron work. 18.260: wood
work, 2,054; to commence work 10 dnys
alter signing contract, and complete Nov,
Chicago Bridge comoany. iron work,
$22,000; to complete Dec. 21.
Youogstown Bridge company, iron
wont, tss.aau; wood work, $2,000; to
commence work Sept. 1, and complete
Smith Bridge companv. Toledo
iron work, $23 800; to commence Oct. 1
and complete Dec. 31.
Wrought Iron Bridge company, of
Canton, O , iron work $20,000; wood
work. $18 00; commence Dec. 1, and
complete Feb. 1. 1892.
King Bridge companv. of Cleveland
iron work $20,900; to complete in 150
Pittsburg Bridge companv. iron work.
$11,165; woodwork, $2,000; complete in
Lassie Bridge company, of Chicagn,
iron worK. fltJ.100; commence Oct. 15
complete Dec. 15.
Pnoenix Bridge company, of Philadel'
phia. iron work. S16.024: woodwork
$2 850: commence Aug. 10; complete
The various bids were taken under con
8ideration by Capt. M. W. Lyon, acting
commandant of Rock Island arsenal, who
will send his recommendation to Gen
Flagler, chief of ordnance.
The Lassie company, ot Chicago, is
the lowest bidder on plans submitted by
the government on iron work. The
Pittsburg is the lowest on its own plan
The Keystone and Phoenix come next,
all the otheis besides these four not
The yiaduct proper will consist of a
100 foot through span reachicg from the
island by an approach formed by raiting
the present wagon bridge by means of
iron or steel pedestals, followed by two
45-foot plate girder deck spans to the 1C0
foot through spaa at the same rise as tb;
wagon bridge. 1 in. 53. The south ap
proach will consist of an earth fill about
116 feet in length, followed by four 45
footplate girder drck spans. The new
structure is to have a roadway for vehic
les with doable track for street cars,
flanked by sidewalk for foot passengers in
conformity with the present wagon
bridge. The street railway company will
furnish all iron or steel track material and
lay the same in place, subject to the ap
proval and inspection of the commanding
omcer of the Rock Island arsenal. Ali
parts of the structure will be of wrought
iron or steel, except the flooring, flior
joists and the wheel guards, and the ne
cessary masonry foundations and retaining
walls, and the through span will have a
clearance above floor of not less thai 18
HEROISM OF A MOTHER.
Herself Terribly Burned She Bravely
Save Her Children.
Bakeksfield, Cal., July 2.3. Mrs.
Jonathan Curnow, living on a ranch near
here, Thursday attempted to start a fire
with kerosene when an explosion occurred
and she was wrapped in flames from head
to foot. She rushed toward a pool of
water, but before she reached it her
clothes were burned oSE and her flesh was
terribly charred. She then found the
house on fire, in which her two children
were sleeping. With bleeding hands and
entirely naked 6he pumped water and ex
tineuisbed the flames and saved her
children. Then she fainted. The doctors
give small hopes of her recovery.
THE DEADLY GASOLINE STOVE.
Two Women Fatally Roasted and a Man
Ann Arbor, Mich., July 25. As the re
sult of the careless use of a gasoline stove
last night Mrs. Charles Vogel and her
hired girl, Mary Bauer, were fatally and
Charles f. Vogel seriously burned. The
hired girt started to light the stove and
the gasoline ran over and caught fire. In
an instant the clothes of both women
were in flames. Vogel ran to their as
sistance and was badly burned. The
women are burned from bead to foot and
strips of flesh came off when their clothes
Doings or the Base Ball Players.
Chicago, July 25. Following is given
the record made yesterday by League
base ball clubs: At New York Phila
delphia, 2; New York, 5. At Chicago
Cincinnati, 7; Chicago, 11. At Cleveland
Cleveland, 7; Pittsburg, 3. Boston
Brooklyn game postponed rain.
Association: At Philadelphia Athletic,
9; Baltimore, 5. At Columbus Columbus,
8; Louisville, 0. At Cincinnati Cincin
nati, 12; St. Louis, 20. Off day for Wash
ington and Boston.
Western: At Duluth Milwaukee. 8:
Duluth, 7. At Minneapolis Sioux City,
7; Minneapolis, &
Illinoia-Iowa: At Cedar Rapids Cedar
Rapids, 5: Ottumwa, 2. At Kockford
Ilockford. 8: Ottawa. 8.
A STUPID BLUNDER.
Five American Sailors Killed at
FATAL MISTAKE OF THE C02TDELL.
The Balmaceda Torpedo Host Blows
the Tensacola's l-snnch Out of Water
Mistaking Her for an Insurgent Craft
The Banger of Fighting: In a Fog The
Chilian Captain Apologizes for Bis Ter
rible Error Other Latin American
New York, July 25. The AVotld prints
a letter dated Callao, Peru, June 24, giv
ing the details of a thrilling accident at
Arica, Chili, by which five sailors of the
United States steamship Pensacola lost
their lives. The steam launch belonging
to tne man-or-war was blown up ia the
harbor of Arica by the Chilian torpedo
boat Condell, and every man on board
killed. The list of dead includes: O,
Smith, New York; William Hayes, Brook'
lyn; Frank reckhani, Newark, N. J Ted
dyO'Rourke, Huntington, L. I.;Arthur
E. Dykeman, Pearsalls, L. L The disas
ter occurred on the evening of June I.
ft"5 Hunting the Knem y In a Fog.
BThe Condell is one of Balmaceda's tor
pedo cruisers from the port of Santiago,
and was the lookout for the ships of
the insurgents. She stole into the har
bor of Arica alxmt 7 p. m. There was a
heavy fog and objects at a distance ot 100
yards could not be discovered with any
distinctness. The steam launch had left
the Pensacola on a regular evening trip
to the shore, and was making her way
slowly when suddenly those on the Pen
sacola sawthittle boat lifted completely
out of the water. There was the dull
echo or a half smothered explosion and
then wreckage was scattered in every
Killed Every Man on Board.
.Not a sound was heard. The quiet that
touowea tola plainly tuat the five men
aboard the launch had either been killed
outright or so maimed as to be unable to
make their condition known. The Chil
ian cruiser had mistaken the launch for
an insurgent boat and had used a torpedo
witn ueaaiy eHect. '1 here was intense ex
citement aboard both vessels.
Apologized for His Blunder.
When the situation of affairs become
known on - the Condell, her commander
dipped bis colors and sent his chief officer
aboard the Pensacola. It then became
known that the explosion of the tornedo
was a stupid blunder on the part of the
cruiser. iMich apologies as could be offer
ed were made, but the feeling among the
comrades of the dead sailors was very
o:uer x he bodies were not recovered."
Baltnaceda Looks Like a Winner.
New York, July 23. A gentleman in
this city with extensive business interests
in South America, has received a letter
from a correspondent in Santiago, Chili,
in which many facts hitherto unknown
are given. 1 he letter bears date of June
10. Matters, it says, have assumed a bet
ter aspect for the government. The
enemy Las allowed them to prepare and
thoroughly equip its new army aud now.
instead ot uu.uiw raw recruits, the govern
ment has the same number of thoroughly
disciplined men. The insurgents have re
ceived several hard blows of late.
Plot Discovered in Argentine.
NewYork,.IuIv2o Advices from Ro-jt
nio, in tne state of Cordova. Argentine
Republic, state that all is excitement, anil
over M) revolutionists are in rrison. A
piot lias also been discovered to blow up
the caoitol aud tioliee headrm.irrer fi
ton Fourtensse was the principal conspira
tor, lie uaa a tunuel parttaHy construct
ed, in which were fauud powder and dyna
DEATH OF HERMANN RASTER.
The Noted Chicago Journalist Hies at
Chicago, July 2. Friends and admir
ers of Hermann Raster, the gifted editor
of the Illinois Staats Zeitung, will grieve
to learn of his death, which occurred yes
terday at Cudowa, a small town in
southern Silesia, Prussia. There the
great Gernian-Aaierican editor had
been staying since May lt. Mr.
Raster was born in Dessau, Germany,
sixty-four years ago. He began his news
paper career in his native town and came
to America about thirty-five years ago.
He was connected with I he ;tw York
Abend Zeitung for several years, and in
1S06 he came to Chicago. He had been
connected with the Illinois Staats Zeit-ung
since his arrival here About a year ago
ago Mr Raster went to Germany lor
his health, taking with him his wife and
family. For many years he had been sub
ject to heart disease, and that was prima
rily the cause of his death. Besides a wife
he leaves three children two sous and a
daughter. The boys are aged 13 uud ll,aud
the girl is about 10.
A Contract Labor Decision.
CHICAGO, July 25 Ex-Couiiressman
Owen, of Indiana, who is sunerinteiuient
of the immigration bureau at. Washing-,
ton, has decided that tiu plate uiauu-
lacturers may import foreign tin tdate
makers under contract. The liauia
for this opinion is that the tin
plate industry bein a new one,
there are no laborers i n this pminrrv
with whom the imported workmen would
compete. This view of the matter is
also held bv the immisratinn in.ntA,
here. Inspector Stitch said vestpnlav
there was no doubt that the industry was
a new one and that thi-nlatj mutuu .,i.i
be imported without violating thecon-
vraui laoor law.
Bobbery at High Noon.
ST. Joseph. Mo., July 25. Edward T.
Wall, a jeweler, left his store for dinner
at noon yesterday. Robbers effected an
entrance at the rear door, filled their n.
sacks with watches and diamond riugs,
and escaped. The property taken is
Hard Blow for the Tories-
LOXDOX, July 25. The resulKbf the elec
tion in the north division of Camhridire-
ahire is a fearful lilnw tnr th Tori tk...
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carried the seat against a Home Ruler iu
me last election by i,um votes, but yester
day the Liberals won by 2tfu.
John Zimmerman Strikes It Rich.
Gbakd Rapids, Mich., July 25. John
Zimmerman, an inmate of the Soldiers'
Home, has received notification from the
German consul at Chicago that a fortune
of $6,000 awaits him in the old country.
He has two daughters in Indiana.
M 'l NTIRE BEOS
Warm Weather Bargains
Fifteen pieces reduced
Few more Lawns lett a
Tennis Suitings. GoodVj
Rock Island. Illinois,
One lot formerly 12 l-2c, we
close at T
Twenty-five pieces reduced to
GLEMAM & SALZMANN
ARB! NOW SHOWING
Three Times as Large a Stock of
As any other similar establishment in the city.
CLEMANN k SMMhM,
Nos. 1525 and 1527 Second Avenue,
And Nos. 124, 126 and 128 Sixteenth Street,
MIDSUMMER CLEARING SALE!
We are loaded with footwear of every kind and for ererr
one, which mnst be unloaded to make
room for fall goods, and on
Monday, July 20, and for one Week
The Bell will iiijo: with everr lntii nsusiTr
purchase is the 10th yenr money will be returned to voaV
your goods, no matter if it be 10c or $10 00
fcemember the Shoes cost do more, and you have a eta
of getting them for nothing ' uaxe a ct'-
Second and Harrison Sts , Davenpon
Open from 8 a. m. to 8p.au; Saturdays 10 p. m.
B. F. DeGEAR,
Contractor etnd Builder,
Office and Shop Corner Seventeenth 8u
ana seventh Avenue,
"All kinds of carpenter work .specialty. Plan, nd estimate, for al! kind, of taAOvt
'umivura us aypucttuon.
ST. JAMES HOTEL,
Corner Twcnty-third street and Fourth arenne E0CK ISLAND, Hi
J. T. RYAN, Proprietor.
ThI. house has Just been jrfltted I throughout and is now ln A No. 1 condition. It - a n:
Pe dy houee and a desirable family hotei.
COSIPLETE IX ALL
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JJ. C. DUNCAN
The Cigar Par Excellence.
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