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Rock Island Daily
ROCK ISLAND, MONDAY, AUGUST 31, '1891.
Single Oopia 0 Cents.
Per Week 18 ffonts.
And by far the Largest Assortment at the
-The Only and Best Place To Trade-
Special attention called to our fall line which comprises all the new novelties
prices consistent with the highest grade of workmanship and material.
WON A $70,000 STAKE. .
A His Kim That M ill Take a Lawsuit ta
New York, Aug. 8L The Coney Island
Jockey club began their season Saturday
wipta a card on Which there was a race that
was worth to the wiuner 170,000. and to
the second horse ovr f.j,OX the Futurity :
stakes and that will Ie noted for another .
thing, a big lawsuit before it is settled ,
which horse gets the :.,000. His High
new gets the Si 0,000, having led the second '
horse undtr tlie wire by a length, after an
exciting race in which twenty-two horses
started. Only four were "in if at the -close,
however His Highness, Hruron,"
Yorkvillo Belle and D:guuet. Distance,
mile; time, 1:15 t His Highness car
riad the great weight for a -year-o4d of
130 pounds, 12 mora than Huron, who car
ried next heavit-st, weight.
' The Trouble Over Huron.
Notwithstanding the feci that Huron
was second he was not recognized "by tho
judges and the money was awarded to
Yoakville Belle, and this will cause a raw- ,4
sait. The controversy i over fh'e Que
tioo whether Huroa was Kuratbked of not.
lie was properly cntored, but later was
sold to Cowigiiu. Tjie ractf-ceu rse mana
gers assert tliat still later iiTTron was
scratched, while Ctorrigaa says he was hot.
Corriijan sent Fitzparrirk east to ride the
horse, and obtained an order from coart
that he should be permitted to run. At
first the Judges refused to let Huron's
rider weigh, but later they waived that
point bui announced, neverrtieless, that '
Huron was not in the race, and ordered
pool-sellers to leave him out of their lists.
The matter will now be decided in the
Closing Day at Independence. -,
lxnEp8sDESCE,.Ia.. Aug. 31 Saturday
was the sixth and last day of the meeting
heae. The track was rather slow. The
first race called was the unfinished 3:30
pace for S,00. Telegram, who won the
first heat Friday, took the race by win
ning the firth aud sixth heats with ease.
The second race called was the 3:30 stake
for trotters, purse, ti.OOO. Pat Downing,
tire favorite, took all three heats with
comparative ease. None of fhe tttne was
Will Be Either Krnutional or Faooy.
Chicago, Aug. 31 The postponed race
between Kiugstou aad Van Iiurffe at a
uille and a sixteenth, toaoial welcts. far
M.OOTJ added money, wHl be run at Gar
field park track to-day.- The race prom
ises to be either one of the most sensational
or luJrcious events of the turf season.
President Harrison reached Cape May
Point Saturday at 4:10 p. m. iu safety.
The First National bauk of Nocona.
Tex., capital eoO.000, has beea autli orized
to begin business.
Over iWO people were kHIed by a typhoon
iu Japan Aug. HJ.
The Demorest Fashion aud-Sewkii; Ma
chine company, of Pennsylvania, has.
made an assignment.
.In Delaware this year the pics live hiah.
The formers are feeding them on peaches
instead of selling the latter at the low
Private parties are going to continue
rainmaking experiments in Texas on the
plan pursued by the Dyrenforth party for
SfcThe Illinois Russian Colonization society
nas been incorporated at Springfield, with
the object of colonizing Russian Jews in
Six persons were injured by a calUsion
at the crossing at Lodi., O., of the Wheel
ing and Lake Erie, andT.be Baltimore and
Mrs. Dr. H. K. Jones, widely known in
Illinois literary circles, writing under the
name of "Aunt Biddy," died at Jackson
ville, Ills., yesterday.
Sir William Gordon Cummines and his
wife will visit New York in October.
A mob at Kjtst bourne, England, at
tacked the Salvation Army parade and
brok! if up. A free light ensued, in which
hundreds of heads were broken.
Mis Frances E. WUlard has cancelled
all her fall engagements for addresses,
uwmf: iu lue iwoieness oi ner motner.
Horace White savs he will make the
race for governor of New York if the con
vention nominates him unanimously on a
(uauuriu iu sun uiru.
Governor Boise, of Iowa, addressed a
large audience at Spirit Lake, dealing
largely with the liquor question and
arguiug against prouobuaon.
The Negro veterans ot Louisiana will
make a fizht against every white G." A- tt. .
man who tries to be selected as delegate
to the national Kepablican convention.
Ibis by way of tret ting even for the at
tempt to draw the color line.
Major Wm. Tillman, hite cashier of the
broken Falls City bank, Louisville, is a
fugitive in 'Canada aud has stolen from
t75,OO0 to JiOO.O ) of the bank's money.
His bond amouuts to iSO.00O.
William Trunbarger shot James San
ders at Carterville. 111., seriously wound
ing him. Tranbaiger's wife was the
cause. Her husband suspected her fidelity
an 1 raught her and Sanders coming home
iu a buggy at 2 o'clock a, m.
A great crowd of people at Raleigh. N.
C, paid 25 cents a head to see thirtv-nlne
lashes administered to each of two negroes
who had been awarded that punishment
by the court. The negroes had agreed to
me scneme ana got tne money.
Condemnation proceedings have been
begun for the right-of-way of the Henna-
pin can al.
Seem To Be a Bad Breed.
CoLCMBUb, Ind., Aug. 31, Saturday
night Mose aud George Dobson were re
leased from the county jarl here after
serving a sentence for wife -beating. The
wives were sisters naraeol Sanders. Marion
Dodson, a brother, is serving a sentence in
the penitentiary for larceny, and upon
bis release is to marry odas Sanders, a
sister of the twp wires above mentioned .
James Dobson,' another brother, Fri
day brought sui t for divorce froth Bis
wife. Two yeamftt AjrWoss Hi JWson,
also brother, whiraed hie wife at Osgood-
this state, w&en his .father-in-law
grabbed up an ax and split his head open,
killing him instantly.
Bank FaUare la WUaeauia.
Majusotf, Wis., Aaj. C Branson,
Draper & Co., berJkers af Maaottanie,
have assigned. The assets ars faT.OOO
sad te nominal liafcaUOes ahoat Warm
Cfcoeolate, ranilla and peach ice ere? m '
tad tenon toe at KreH Math'.