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OCK ISLAND JJAILY
VOL. XXXIX. NO. 256
KOCK ISLAND, MONDAY, AUGUST 17, 1S91.
Single Copies oTOaot
Per Week IBM Cut
All summer coats and vests that are left you can have at half price.
All light weight dress suits that are left you can have at half price.
All light colored business suits that are left you can have at half price.
Pants at half price.
Children's Clothing at half price.
School suits at half price.
Summer Underwear at half price.
Neglige Shirts at half price.
Straw Hats at half price.
Neckwear at half price.
Children's Waists at half price.
Knee Pants at half price.
All odds and ends must and will go at half price.
We carry no goods over from season to season.
Our fall stock is beginning to come in. We must have moreroom.
Therefore this great sale.
The John Bonte Sons Twine company,
F Cincinnati, hiu flwhiirnaH T.lahiitfA
,nd assets each about eliu.iiOO. Th firm
employed 100 persons.
It is said that the Irish party in parlia
ment will reject Balfour's local govern
The Duke of Portland has created a-sen-sation
in Scotland by voluntarily reduc
ing the rents ou his Caithness estates 56
The young King Alexander of Servia is
at Paris, where he was enthusiastically
.welcomed by the populace.
James M. Pat ton, son of James W.
Pat ton, a prominent Illinois lawyer, was
drowned while bathing at Shaw'neetown
in the Ohio river.
The systematic robbery of a eatb In the
office of John Towusend, a New York
lawyer, caused Inspector Byrnes to call
to his aid electricity. Reconnected the safe
with a battery and a bell and then waited.
Saturday evening the bell rang and tha
thief was caught. He was Otto Thun
stroni, the porter.
Two men named William Douglass
worked for the Bessemer foundry at Bes
semer, Ala. One was white and the other
black. The black niau drew the white
man's pay, and is dead now, shot by the
The Piary arctic expedition has reached
the shores of Greenland. All are well.
Archbishop Irelaud says that Kenney,
the Roman Catholic priest who was re
ceived into the Methodist church at the
Des Plaines camp-meetiug. is a drunkard,
and was driven out of tha Winnnn Minn
diocese for that weakness.
State Park Commissioner Brower, of
Minnesota, after n
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that the true source of the Mississippi is
(.uc&rcui reservoir nine miles a Dove Lake
Ten to fifteen thousand Irishmen and
their wives and sweethearts held
picnics at Chicago Saturday. Pai
Pamell Was iffnnrpil nrili thafaMinnain
the old country advised to bury the
The KnichfS Of Lnhnr nnA VaAawmtinn
will unite iu an effort to force Neidring-
naus, the tin Mate man of St. Ixmia. tn
Obtain lllS ftki!l.:l u-nrVman in Vi4a
country, and at all event prevent him from
importing tuem irom ahroad.
"I'here is absolutely no foundation fop
The Chicago Inter Ocean report that Jy
CrOuld is serinnslv ill lfa i, at- Cs3 .
Springs, Idaho, hunting, fishing, enjoy
ing himself generally and "sawing wood."
TLI . ...
imrty-iour young women took their
final rows as sisters of Notre Damn at
An active Volcano i rpnnrt.Afl thirtr-flf
miles southeast of the Meuastash mines,
near Ellensburg, Wash.
Cotly Fire at Norfolk, Va.
Xokfolk, Va.t Aug. 17. A fire in the
business portion of the city Saturday at 5
o'clock ). m., destroved over tiW.OOO
worth of property. The fire originated in
the ' warehouse of the Norfolk Storage
company, at Church und Water streets.
and burned down Water street to within
a few doors of Market suuare. All tha
buildings on Division street in the rear of
the Watr street property were also
burned. M. Leoy. of Petersburg, is nresi-
dent of the Norfolk Storage company, in
nose uuuumg the nre originated.
Strikers Charged with InrendlarUm.
TtRRE HAUTE, Ind., Aug. 17. Fire al
most completely destroyed the machinery
of the mine of the new Pittsburg Coal and
Coke company at Alum Cave, Sullivan
county. There had been a strike at the
mine for a week past, and It is thought
the mine was set on fire after midnight
Saturday morn inn. The mine was worked
by macuinery which was of the costliest
kind and the most comnlete xt anr in tha
state for handling coal and burning coke.
The company estimates the loss at 1100,
000, with two-thirds insurance.
See m To Be a Case for Somebody.'
Tauxtoj?, Mass., Aug. 17. The 10-year-
old daughter of Mrs. J. T. Montgomery, -
one of the best known ladies in the city '"'
and of a wealthy family, is suffering with
dysentery and other troubles. The faith
curista have been treating h.r for soma
time, at the request of the mother. The
girl has been sinking gradually and the
friends of the family have expostulated in
vain with Mrs. Montgomery. The Rev.'H.
a. cady says it is a case for the children's
Hii Wife's Family Helped. Hlni Oat.
Loxikx, Aug. 17. William O'Brien, Ml
P., having, through the kindness of his
wife's family, escaped the net of insolven
cy in which be bad become involved and
thereby preserved his place in parliament.
has retired to the west coast of Ireland to
complete a novel on Irish subjects, which
he began writing while in prison.
Took Shelter Under a Tree.
Vasdalia, Ills., Aug. 17. During the
progress of a storm a nephew of State
Senator Farmer, of this city, took shelter
under a tree with his team, when a bolt
ofjightniug struck the tree, killing the
young man anu notn horses instantly.
Miiall Hill (shipped West.
WASHIXGTOX. Aug. 17 Tha tnn
department so far this month has shipped
to western points J3.&4',000 in small
money to move the crops, making In all
since the moving of cross began mora
Will Undoubtedly 1 "Lively."
Loxuo.v, Aug 17. The new organ of the
Healyites in Belfast, the Daily Irish
News, made its first appearance Saturday
It is attractive and aggressive. and will
be a lively competitor of the established
organs in that city.
Suoeidiee for Railways.
VlCTOBIA- B. C. Auir. 17 Tha eitw
council has voted to submit to the people
by-laws appropriating nearly 13,000,000
for railroad auhaidiajL On a million i. A
the Victoria and American railroad, said
mmi part oi toe jNortnern feci He
Death of ta Jap W ret tier.
NEW Tobk. Ann. IT V.t....1. n
Sorakichi, the celebrated 'Japanese wres
tler, died in this dtv Bainrdav 'nitrVt
consumption. He was 88 years of and kad
been ill lor a loaa- time '
The fined uut waste Km . mi
ctadusa juit received si KreiT A Math's.