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THJ AJKGU& WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 12, 1891.
"Ksjtnka" at the theatre tomorrow
John Looney has returned from San
W. L. Aster left last night for J olid on
a business trip.
Wanted Dining room gill at once at
St. James hotel.
M. Wait ant) wife, of Reynolds, were
in the city today.
J. E. Brooks, of Oikaloosa, Iowa, is
in the city visiting friends.
George Pleasants starts for North East
Harbor. Me., tomorrow on an extended
"Kajanka," the great attraction of the
season, at Hirper's theatre tomorrow
Charles Fride and wife, of Omaha, and
Miss Amelia Junge, of Weaver. Iowa,
are visiting at the residence of Julius
A good strong boy wanted to take care
of horse and drive mortar wagon. In
quire at Pfaff Bros. Fourteenth-and-a-half
It is reported along shore that the Lib
bie Conger is soon to enter regular traffic
between St. Louis and (lock Island and
Eugene Robinson's floating shows are
to exhibit at Rock Island next Saturday.
It will be an attraction worthy the atten
tion it will receive.
Air. Gcuru Grcuu, ncuuitiaaLu uj
Mrs. William Taylor, have taken a
short trip to Springfield, 111., and will
be gone a few days.
State's Attorney M. M. Sturgeon left
this morning for a week's trip west, which
will include a visit to Omaha, and to his
father in Kansas.
Mrs. Milton Jones and family will give
a concert at the town hall in Milan on
Aug. 18 for the benefit of the Young Peo
ple's society of the Presbyterian church.
The state board of equalization met at
Springfield yesterday and fixed the as
sessment of the different counties of the
state. Rock Island county's is $7,016 317,
against $7,160,606 last year.
John McDarrah now has his ''blue
from" on Second avenue in full run
ning order, and claims to have acquired
complete knowledge of all the recipes for
dispensing liquid refreshments.
Manager Montrose made a 10 strike
move when be got "Kajanka. A great many
seats have been sold and if the nicht is
cool Ilarper'ti theatre will contain the
largest audience for two seasons.
. C. W. Hawes Camp 1530, M. W. A.,
held another meeting last night, initiated
two and voted in 14 out of 23 applicants
for membership, referring the other nine
to a committee for action at the next
Miss Nina Bougbton, of Edgineton,
has been presented by the Presbyterian
church of that place, with a beautiful
gold watch and chain in token of ap
preciation of her services as organist and
in general church work.
Yesterday afternoon Magistrate Wivill
twice performed one of tbe highest func
tions of his office, uniting in marriage
George W. Smith and Miss Katie Peter
Bon of this city, and Samuel Peterson
and Magdalence Nelson of Davenport.
Yesterday a suit was filed in the dis
trict court here by Annie Rodine, of
Rural. Ill , against George Wilson, asking
damages in the sum of $5,000 for seduc
tion. Wilson is here in jail, having been
arrested at the instance of tbe Illinois
authorities. Davenport Tribune.
Nothing further has been heard from
the relatives of Hattie 'Root, the young
. girl who committed suicide on Monday
sight, and it is understood that her
friends her are raising money to defray
the burial expenses, and the interment
will probably be made tomorrow .
There was a nice party of 35 couple
held Monday evening at the residence of
A. C. Campbell, 1813 Sixth avenue,
- given in honor of Miss Agnes Hill and
sister, nieces of Mrs. Bixby, who have
been visiting her several weeks. . They
returned this morning to their home at
At the Y. W. C. T. U. meeting yester
day it was decided to invite Miss Ida
Clothier, of Boston, Mass., to give a pub
lic address Sept. 17. Miss Clothier is a
national Organizer of young woman's
unions and enjoys an enviable reputation
as a speaker. The Rock Island society
is very fortunate in having this oppor
tunity of securing her services.
Krell & Math, the confectioners, last
evening let the contract for their hand
some new Second avenue business block
to Stevers & Anderson. The building is
to be of pressed brick, three stories high
the front of the first or store floor to be
of glass and Iron with tile flooring, tbe
second or office floor to have projecting
Used in Millions of Home
bay windows snd the third to be for hall
purpose. Tbe contractors have staked
their rep ntation on getting the building
up in 3- nonths' time.
The Cfih of the merchants' free con
certs in Spencer square last evening was
the most largely attended of the series
thus far, a great many people from Dav
enport coming over, while Moline wss
likewise well represented. Prof. Otto's
band presented a highly entertaining
programme, and there was a nice display
of colored lights, etc. The free concert
idea is erne of the best undertakings ever
ettempted in Rock Island, and will be
productive, of splendid results to the
The committee on arrangements for tbe
Rock Island County Farmers' Institute
picnic on Big Island Aug. 35, and com
posed c f Messrs. Joseph Fiizpatrick, of
Milan; W. S. McCulloch, of Taylor Ridge;
Gaorge W. McMurpb v, of Hillsdale; Louis
Jahns, of South Moline; and D. W. Lit
tle, of Pre-emption, are in session at the
court house today to complete tbe pro
gramme for tbe day. Supervisor S. W.
Heath, of Bowling, met with tbe com
mittee. Speeches will be made by the
president of the Kansas Farmers' Al
liance, by J. B. Danforth, Hon. W. W.
Warner, of Henry county, and C. J.
"lie Syndicate an J Allen Lines
A I'rt Imiiuary Ainrmrnt Signed in
Cfcirago Today Ur. Allen
Become a IHivctur.
The syndicate and Allen electric rail
way ct mpanics have been consolidated,
as has been expected for some time
would be the case.' The preliminarv
agreement merging tbe two companies
was signed today in Chicago. Dr. Allen
as heretofore predicted in The Argcs,
becomes a directorin the tri city system.
This is the information conveyed by a
telegram to The Akgcs from D. H.
Louderb&ck in Chicago this afternoon.
Facts in deta'l are not given, but it is
re! iably certain, of course, that the syndi
cate rt mains in managing control, and
that IV r Louderback continues as man
aging director. It would not be at all
surpri-inz if lbs syndicete had a resident
director in Rock Island and one in Mo
line b -f ore a grcnt while. It is ucder
Btood to be working in that direction.
Tbe consolidation will no doubt result
in a great improvement in the street rail
way Sir vice in Dayenport, where such is
pet-del, and will involve such changes as
will pat the entire system on that side on
a pajing basis.
Some Cities iVuirh Have Tliriu ana
Others Which D Not.
'Look at the levee at Rock Island,
direcly opposite us," said Capt. Blair to
day, "and compare it with tbe one we
have bere in Davenport. Carry tbe com
pans m to any place you please along tbe
Mississippi, almost, and Davenport will
suffer bv it.
"Quincy has a fine levee. Keokuk has
one that is as good as a landing and not
at al. discreditable in appearance. Ft.
Madison has no feature that commands
greater attention from the river than the
long reach of fine, smooth, even levee
there. Burlington Is fixed tbe Bame way;
having a stretch of not less than four
blocks paved in the best manner.and kept
c'eati. Lyons, Bellevue, New Boston,
Keit osburg, Oquawka, and tbe places that
lie oa the river both above and below this
point, with hardly an exception, are well
off in thisrespect.
"In many of them the levee is a place
of popular resort. People go to tbe levee
in tie evening to Bit, to hire boats for
short sowing excursions, and to watch
tbe stir and catch tbe cool breezes from
the river. Instead of being the lowest
and most disreputable part of the town,
as it is with us to a sad degree, tbe levee
is a pleasure ground with tbe people of
these places. That is the way it ought
to be be here. If the people of this city
woild take a good square look at tbe
river front of this city from tbe opposite
side of tbe Mississippi, they would de
mand that something be done suddenly
to iuprove it "
The captain sneaks truly, and what he
says ought to be remembered. Daven
IH THE BAKE 07 THE PROPHET,
flj' cry the vendors of the fruit in Constanti
nople. Certainly a "great cry over a little wool."
Sca-celr les, foolish is the practice of those who
flytoTiilent physicing for coetiveaess. They
doeethemeelres violently weaken their bowels by
to coing, and disable them from acting regularly,
so that, verily, the lart condition of eticb people
is worse than the Bret. Hoetetter', Stomach Bit
ter U tbe t afe and effective substitute for men
vat expedient!, for it is by no means expedient
to in them. What is needed is a gentle bat
thorough laxative, which not only insure, actios
of he bowel, without pin or weakening effects,
hirh ,Un nromute, a healthy secretion and flow
of oiie into ita proper channel. DyspepBla, de
bt) ity, kidney complaints, raeumauem anu l
Uiia give In to th. Bitters.
40 Years the Standard
Illinois' Farmers' Societies Op
pose a Third Party.
MANY GRANGERS AT SPRINGFIELD.
Speeches by Governor Flfer anil resi
dents Llndley and Slillwell Mr. Dudley
Advises Work for the Farmer in the
Old Parties Remarks by Stelle, Mrs.
Gougar, and Treasurer Wilson Senator
Carlisle's Comments on the Situation
Other Political Matters.
Springfield, 111., Aug. 12. The or
ganized farmers of Illinois, the Patrons
of Husbandry, the Farmers' Mutual Bene
fit association, Farmers' A 11 ianoe and In
dustrial union and Alliance, are congre- I
K'..iDg in tpnngneid m large numbers.
They are coming with their wives and
daughters and sons to attend the annual
encampment of agricultural and in
dustrial organizations held under the
auspices of the state Grange. They are
not assembled to boom any polit
ical party or to form a new one. Demo
crats, Republicans and Prohibitionists are
on the programme as speakers, and ail
are given respectful attention. John M.
Thompson, master of the state grange,
presided, and au address of welcome was
delivered by Governor Fifer, who ex
pressed the opinion that Illinois farm
lands would in the near future be worth
$100 per acre, and he hoped that the eu
campmeut would prove pleasant and
President Llnd ley's Address.
Cicero J. I,indley. president of the Farm-
eis' Mutual Benefit Association of Illinois,
responded in a conservative address. Iu
the course of his remarks he said: "All
men have the right to connect themselves
together for mutual interest and advance
ment. None more so than those engaged
in agriculture. They organize, to attain
certain objects or to promulgate fixed
principles and their success de
pends hugely upon a continued ef
fort in that direction. The moment they
deviate, that moment retrogression en
sues. While it is true that the number
engaged in agriculture and labor largely
predominates over those engaged in al!
other business, yet we are but a part of
the great common people that make up
the citizenship of this great country, en
titled to all privileges guaranteed under
the constitution and no more." He op
posed a third party.
An Indiana Man Talks.
: W. T. St ill well, of Indiana, president of
the nationul assembly of the Farmers
Mutual Benefit association, referred to the
depressed condition of the country; said
the Kepublicams claimed that there was
overproduction in the United States and
advocated a limit to production, while the
Democrats advocated unlimited produc
tion. Republicans did not, however, sug
gest which of the industries should limit
their production, and Democrats did not
provide any means to buy with after the
markets were opened.
Thinks More Money Is NVressary.
In this country, said Mr. Stillwell,
3,000,01V people went hungry, the year
rouud. There was no overproduction, but
there was underconsumption. We needed
more money. Political partyism, he said,
had been the curse of this country. The
independent voter, however, is now ex
erting a powerful influence in this coun
try. Farmers were told where they went
into an organization for independent ac
tion that one party or the other was using
them and thty should maintain their old
affiliations, and in this way independent
political movements were destroyed.
Stelle and Mrs. Cougar.
John P. Stelle, secretary of the F. M. B.
A., followed Mr. gtillwell in a brief ad
dress. The association, he said, was non
partisan. Mrs. Helen M. Gougar made
one of ber characteristic prohibition-
woman suffrage speeches. At night
State .Treasurer Wilson was the speaker,
and be delivc-ed an address on the evilsof
over-legislation, out of which grew many
ol the troubles witn which the country
today was affected.
Will Try to Boom the Third Pasty.
An attempt will be made to incubate the
People's party in Illinois on Thursday.
Streeter. Taubeneck, Peffer. and WUletts
have taken advantage of excursion rates
and the influx of farmers to the stale en
campment to boom their political protege.
But those who say anything among the
farmers are generally opposed to the
movement. They think the best plan is
to work for tbe farmer with the old par
ties. The leaders of the state Grange, and
other farmers' organizations, are of this
opinion almost unanimously.
CARLISLE TALKS POLITICS.
The Alliance of No Effect dotpi la Re
Narragansett Pier, R. I, Aug. li
Senator Carlisle discussed the political
situation at length Monday. He said,
among other things: "The Alliance vote
in Kentucky last week was less than 80,
000. I cau see no danger to Democratic
prospects from the Alliance. The only
states it can by any probable chance carry
are Kansas and perhaps Nebraska and
Colorado. The Democracy will lose noth
ing. The movement in tbe south has sub
stantially run its uourse already. There
is a specter which cou fronts the white
men in tbe southern, states, the shadow of
negro supremacy. HatUer than have
negro domination the whites will busy
political differences aud unite at the polls
in order to prevent that which they regard
as a greater evu.
Republican Leaders in 1899.
"The Republicans will nominate Presi
dent Harrison if Mr. Blaine will not con
tent to stand. The influence of the ladies
of his family may deter Mr. Blaine, but
there is a tremendous pressure upon him
from his old party friends to consent.
He would sweep the convention, I think.
No Republican is as Btrong as Blaine. I
do not think that be will consent to run.
He has been very ill, and he is ill today.
Mr. Blaine enjoys a very considerable pop
ularity in the Democratic party, largely
owing to tbe course of the Democratic
press, which made him out an opponent
of the force bill and an antagonist of tbe
McKinley bill. He is really as high
protectionist as the worst of them alL
The Democratic Candidate.
"As regards the Democratic candidates,
Mr. Cleveland, in my judgment, is still
the strongest. He may have offended the
extreme pro-silver men by bis remarks
against the free coinage bill, but he en
joy, a wonderful repartatfoav among the
people. The plain folks in tbe weat and
south swear br him. New Yrk aad In'
jdiaaa rsjaasa piYotal ptgnpii tkeit
wishes will be listened to very respectfully
by the convention. If the delegation of
New York present the name of Cleveland
he will be nominated. If New York and
Indiana say they will elect the ticket even
Hill and Gray might be tbe accepted can
didates. Hill is not the choice of the ma
jority of the states and in the west he
would be bitterly oppose1
Democratic Clubmen In Council.
New York, Aug. 12. There was a full
attendance at the meeting of the execu
tive committee of the National Associa
tion of Democratic clubs at the Hoffman
house yesterday. William S. Wilson, of
West Virginia, chairman of the executive
committee, presided at the meeting. Tbe
chief business of the committee consisted
in listening to a report by Secretary
Gardiner upon the condition of the clubs
in all parts of the country. Chairman Wil
son gave an account of his tour to tbe far
northwest. The work accomplished by
clubs in Utah led to the election of the
Democratic ticket. The most complete
organization in any state was in the state
Tennessee Farmer, In Session.
Nashville, Aug. 12. The third annual
(meeting of the Farmers, and Laborers'
union of the state was called to order in
tbe hall of representatives at 10 o'clock
yesterday morning by President J. H.
McDowell, with about 150 delegates in
attendance. During the meeting, which
will last about three days, annual reports
will be presented and officers elected for
the ensuing year. There seems to be no
doubt that the sub-treasury bill will be
Maryland Farmer,' Alliance.
Baltimore, Aug. 12. The Farmers'
Alliance or People's party of Maryland,
opened their third convention yesterday.
The meeting is held with closed doors and
what is done will only be given out by a
committee on publication. Theday was oc
cupied in reading the annual reports of
the president and secretary, which were
both very encouraging.
A DESPERADO AT LARGE.
He Seriously Wonod-i Three or a Posse
Who Kan Hi in to Earth.
Mot'XT Cacmel, Pa., Aug. 12. Fred
Earnest beat his brothers so badly that
they cannot recove aud also knifed Bert
Cleaver in a row at the grangers' picnic at
Johnston's grove He is still at large,
notwithstanding that a desperate effort
was made to captuTe him yesterday. A
number of citizens had been searching the
surrounding hills for the assailant and
not until yesterday morning did they get
any trace of him. While walking along
the hillside several miles from this place
they espied Earnest concealed behind a
cluster of bushes, ami as soon as they set
upon uim lie drew a revolver and fired
iuto the crowd, seriously woundinn three
of their number. During the excitement
he beat a hasty retreat, since which time
nothing can be learned as to his where
abouts. The Alliance Combine on Wheat.
StPatl, Minn.,Augli The Daily News
publishes au elaborate statement claim
ing that it has positive information that
the so-called "Hold-Your-Wheat" Farm
ers' Alliance circular was gotten up bv
Minneapolis speculators, and that all ex
penses are being paid by that crowd. A
stranger was imported to handle the Alli
ance men aud get them to father the
movement. The syndicate has 6,000,00o
bushels of old wheat to unload, and if
they can bull the market and uuload they
will then let it slump to- buy in the new
Erop at red uced prices.
Gave His Children 3fovel Names.
New LoxDOS.Conn., Aug. 12. The recent
death of Leeonipton Constitution Bill at
New York hospital, aged 31 years.
disclosed the fact that his father. James
A. Bill, of the country town of Lyme, a
few miles west of this eity, had a very
queer way or naming tus children. He
christened them with the name of the
most important national event at the time
of their birth. Another son is named
Missouri Compromise Bill, and equally
add names were applied to other children..
Three Girls Drowned While Tachtlng,
Toledo, O., Aug. US. The yacht Nellie.
C, with a pleasure party of four youn
men snd six girls aboard, was caught in
sudden squall yesterday 'on Maumee
bay. The girls- crowded into the little
cabin to escap a wetting. When tfce
quail struck the- boat she capsized.
Three of the girls were extricated from
the cabin, but the remaining three Lena
Sanberg, Ellen Fceley, and Clara Boiuds
Ex-Congrsanera Seott's 111
PlTTSBfRo.'Aag. 12. A special to. The
Times from Erie, Pa., Bars: Ex Congress
man Scott's condition has not improved
since Monday. His rapid loss of strength
is viewed with, alarm by his physicians,
and unless ha takes a turn for the better
within a few days his recovery will be
very uncertain. His stomach' oaa retain
but little nourishment, and the bowel
trouble continues unabated.
Corbet Wants to Fight MltohcU.
New YosUC, Aug. 12. Jim Coi-bett, ins
an interview Monday, said, that he was
willing to meet Slavin or Mitchell foe-
IL.000 a side. He was particularly anx
ious, he said, to meet Mitchell and take
some of the conceit out of him. "I will
meet him," he said, "at any place in Amer
ica, and will offer him inducements which
he cannot refuse. I will fight him any
way he wants from one round to a
Will Discuss Labor In Factories.
Cleveland, Aug. 12. The fifth annual
convention of the International Associa
tion of Factory Inspectors was begun here
yesterday with a rather slim attendance.
Tbe convention is expected to last three
or four days, and will be devoted to the
discussion of papers relative to the condi
tion of labor in the factories throughout
Bad Negro at Iarg.
T A LLAB abse E, Fla. , Aug. li The people
about Archer are in a state of terror be
aiuse of tbe depredations of Harmon
Murray, the negro murderer and desper
ado, who is now in that vicinity. He has
already assaulted several colored women
and has shot at six or eight people. Parties
are hunting the outlaw, but with small
prospects of success.
Bousing Welcome to Capt. Palmer.
Albany", N. Y., Aug. 12. Commander
in-niei jonu L raimer received a rous
ing welcome by the G. A. R. posts and
Sons of Veterans on bis arrival from the
J weat Monday. A street parade waa fol
lowed by a public meeting at Harm an oa
One More Week.
Many lines of goods going at
much less than their
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Lawns 2c a yard.
ChaUies, good quality, reduced to
Bedspreads. Bates'. 87c.
Bed Spreads, good ones, 75c.
Towels, all linen check, 4c.
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Reductions in underwear
Reductions in table b'sens
Rock Island. Illinois.
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