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THJ5 AiieUft. MONDAY, AUGUST 31. 1891.
FtuiU of ell kinds at Young's.
To the London for school suits.
C..C. Hodges spent yesterday in Peoria.
Kentucky grass seed for sale at
Cotton flannels 5 cent per yard at Mo
J. A. Wilson, of Rural, has timotby
seed for sale.
Money tared by buying your boy's fcuit
at the London. .
O. II. Jewell returned to duetto on
Saturday evening. ' V
Special prices thil week on ' boys'
clothing at the London.
Adam Stamm, of Buffalo Prairie,
was in the city on Saturday.
Sale of Turkish towel remnants and
imperfect ends at McCabe Bros.
Another case of those He shaker flan
nels this week at McCabe Bros'.
Have yen seen the immense line of
boys' suits the London has received .
Ticket Agent F. U. Flummer, of the
C, R. I. & P., spent Sunday in Chicago
Miss Sanderson, of Chicago, is the
guest of Miss Maloney, on Fifth avenue.
5 cents a yard extra quality, 19 inch
trilled crash 5 aents a yard at Mclatire
Miss Lina Krae left this mrraiBH te
open school et Carbarn Cliff, III. This is
the third kra.
or sale Uneap Eighty feet of lawn
fence. Apply to Dr. -Q. L. Evster, 1109
Tearing out store fronts at McCabe
Brja Entrance for the present through
their mifinery stare.'
Q. O. Huckstaedt sold a very fine bed
room suite in Dave aportSaturdav for the
nice little eom of $135:
200 poandt damaged and irregular
remnants of Turkish towels to be sold
for a song at MeCs.be Bros.
John Que . arrived from Washiagton
this morning on a visit to his parents,
Rev. and Mrs. G. W. Gue.
, Postmaster Reward Wells is suffering
from the effects of a severe cold which
settled to one ef his longs.
Dr. T. S Better leaves tafcigVt for
Mississippi to take a plaoe in the stale
veterinary experimenting station.
Wanted Furnished room by a young
geatleman ia private bouse. Address at
once, "H. A."are Daily Aueca.
The fire and light committee of the city
council has purchased a team for the fire
depirtsn. end i? !ookia"for aaolhcr.
Miad Hb'.lfe Cmf.tr, wh liii beeu the
guest of Miss Lizzie Carse the past few
days, returned to her borne in Ottawa to-
Ribbois. All silt, grossraia, sitia
edge, in aasaaeaB 2, a and 5, at 5 oeate
per yard at Mclatire Bros'. 7, 7, 13 at
10 oeate per yard.
John Dorree and daughter, of Lona
Tree. Iowa, are in Rock Island to attend
the funeral of Mr. Dorres' niece. Mrs.
Herman Hansgen . '
' . General Sapt. H. B.Sodlow and Gen
eral Ticket Ageat R, Blockhouse, of the R.
I. & P. are out on a tour of inspection of
the road aid properties.
Frank Kelly aad Jehn Lawrence were
each fined 5 and costs, Charles Jones
$10 aad Heary Faras $3 in the police
rnnrt this mnriSan 9iv ntA!iAiAn
Wanted To rent, by Sept. 15, a good
five-roc m dwelling kouBe within eight
blocks of business centre.by man and wife
without family. Enquire at this office
A special McCabe Bros, have just re--ceived
from the mill 500 poimts of loom
remnants of Tarkib'u towels mJ wash
cloths which they will sell way ' below
Dr. E. IL Hazeo, one of Davenport's
moat successful physicians, a' prominent
member of the tri-city G. A. R and Med
ical society, has moved to Des Moines for
T. H. Thomas, J. C. Adams. John
Gibjod, J. M. Montgomery, Asibur Bar
rail. T. J. Medill, Jr., John Gait and Dr.
G. L. Eyster returned Saturday night
from the Independence races.
Mclatire Bros, received this morning a
handsome delivery wagen from Ciacin
nati. It is of the most modern metropol
ital style "d is a mi't to the firm acd
an ornament to the streets.
The saloon of Spot Jordan at Savanna
was entered one night last week and the
li'A robbed of 1.1 (Ml mil a mA
It was pay day on the Milwaukee and
Mr. Jordn cashed a number of checks
that nay. The till had contained as high
as 94,000 in the bast on pay days.
Rev. M. A. Head's Big island Chau
tauqua movement is gaining friends
daily. : Mr. Head is now busy attempting
to organize a stock company to further
.the enterprise. It would be a spiendid
investment both as to pecuniary results,
and, advancin g the interests of the com
munity, as It would bring thousands of
people here annually. I
Prof. W. R. Gould made a floe balloon
ascension and parachute lep at Schuet
zen park, Davenport, yesterday after
noon. He rose to a height of 1,600 feet
and made a tkriliing leap, landing sifely
kUiiJ the cheers or 3.000 people.
The Illinois-Iowa league is growing
smaller aad much diminished. The Ot
tumwa. and 0:iaa player3 arc walking
solemnly toward heme and there are only
four clubs left to give the semblance of a
league Qaincy, Joliet, Rockford and
Tomorrow night at the Burtis opera
house. DavccDort. will fcs presented the
meritorious and startling realistic
spectacular drama. "Tho Fast Mail," by
Carter's celebrated company. It will be1
well attended from this city, is is unneces
sary to state.
. Chief Miller received a telegram from
Chief of Poliee J. E. Shult, of ISpriag
3eld, this afternoon, announcing that
Caarles Burton had been eaptnatd there
with the watches and diamonds stolen
from the residences of George F. Roth
aad S. W. Beetle last week. Mr. Miller
left for Spriagfield Uie afternoon.
The Christina Sunday school yoaterdttv
ade a epcial rffcr'ag to the Caige
fresh air fand Making a haadsesao eoa
trlbutioa to the fund for giving the little
people of the treat city such recreaticu as
would otherwise be denied them. This
ought to be an incentive to some of our
other Sunday schools to do likewise.
Digging coal at the Taylor Williams
miaes at Kapids City has ceased, aad the
last carload of the machinery used in the
mines has been shipped away. Thomas
Pared!, who has done most of the mining
there of late, states that there is undoubt
edly considerable eoal remaining there
yet, but it ie 83 situated that it eaaaet
t obtained without an enormous outlay
f time aad money.
Between attempting to defend the ob
structionists of the Hennepin canal's pro
gress aad assailing the purpose to im
prove Garnsey tquare, the Uaion is kept
i retry kvy thsoe days. Bat tb facade
cf either project need have no uneasi
tess.' It will be remembered the Union
epposed the Chicago syndicate purchas
ing onr street railways, the paid fire de
I artntent, and furthermore the adoption
cf the commissioner system of public
square improvement and preservation.
The race between Tom Uobinsoa and
Lea Webb.r at Cambridge last Fridav re
sulted in Robinson's defeat. It was what
is called a novelty race 125 yards 25
yards being ran at a time or one stretch,
f r what might be called five races without
slopping daring the 126 yaida jadffes!
teieg stationed every 25 yards and one
ffth of the parse being decided by the
status of the race at the end cf each 25
Jeff Welch, of Mollae, was arrested on
a train in that city Friday night while
with a eompany of U. S. regulars bound
for Jefferson barracks. He kad joined
tie army at Davenport to escape marry
ing Miss Amelia Anderson, an inmate ef
tie county farm. They were married in
Molioe Saturday afternoon, and after the
etreoony the bride went back to the
county farm and Weleh went back to
Divenport to be sent on from the recruit
ing station there to Jefferson barracks.
President Jackson has appointed the
committee of the Rock Island Improve
ticnt association to cooperate witn one
from the Moline association on the Col
Liubian ceiebraliuu July 4 next, iu eou
fertility with the sense of the joint meet
ing at the Harper last Tuesday night.
Miles of Flame
TEEEIBLE HA V00 IN SOOTH DAKOTA.
The Ilonntlfnl Harvwt I.lrked I by the
Fire and the ttrass All Ilurae Off
Twenty Towsmhips Ravaged Dreadful
Pate of an Jironant He falls 1,000
Feet and It Mashed to Jelly A Ferll
oua Experience at Sea Swept by an Im
mense Wave Two Women Horribly
Mangled Other Fatalities.
Faulkton, S. V., Aug. 81. All the
northwestern pnrt of Faulk county was
burned over Friday niht by a terrible
and destructive fire, twenty miles wide,
and extending from Faulkton fifty miles
northwest. As far as the eye can reach
the sky was lit up with burning stacks of
hay and grain. The farmers are rukied.
For a space of twenty miles not a foot of
grass is left for stock that essaped the
(lames. The damage cannot be estimated
yet. At Loyalton the citizens fonght the
lire for eight hours, finally succeeding ra
saving the town. Xo dwellings were
burned aronud that point, but lmyj;e quan
tities of grain and hay were destroyed.
Kode Through Twenty Miles of Itain.
One person reports litliug twenty miles,
ilong tho edge of the buraetl district and
he saw niaay people sUtuJing around on
the ptuiriti ilestMseCe, Lavmg lost riieir en
tire possessions by ire. The loss faMs
heavily, eouiiut; ut the chse df a bountful
havet the best fos several years. Large
quantities of grain have boost destroyed, as
the strong wiud swept the frre across even
the bate fields, aided by the tunable weeds
which rolled like fire-bans across the
ptakie and fields sctttofr flie to every
thing they touched. So far no loss ef lite
has been epor4d. That seotsoB being iu
aeressible by railroads, full particolnrs
will not be obtained for several days. Xo
lf-s 'hail . twenty tmwni!jii hare been
desolated by this ter able lire the worst
DECKS SWEPT BY A WAVE.
The Awful Kxpericnce of the Etrnria
One Man Killed.
New Yokk, Ang. 31. Captain Hains,
of the steamship Etrnria, reports meeting
with an extraordinary wave off the south
ern banks. At 6: o'clock on Taesday
morning a cre-asc fog eame up, and the e
LJneer was signul)ed lo skw -up. 8oon
irter entering tbe edie of the feg there
tame a terrible thnd-ef a hose wave, stnib
inthe vessel o rtje fcrirsrt part-- rert
nately all the passes tiers were asleep in
their berths, aud a panic was thus averted.
The force of the waves dashed a boatswain
violently against the cathead and crushed
his skull, caasing bis death soon after
wards. Others Dangerously Hart.
Three ot hers ot the crew were danner
suoiy Lu: I, :ir tau-.t-s In ic0' James 51nr
phy, fractured thiph and rigat leg broken;
Joseph Harris, kip lone broken, spine
wrenched and wrists dislocated; Duncan
iCiirvie, left ankle and thigh broken.
Several other members of the crew were
9eriet-ly, lMt, it if thougbt, not danger-
oassy fujarea. T lea tlie wa ve Miyick Hie
vessel the sea was comparatively cer.m and
the temrM-aatare mud. LVptain Hakaa
sa$s that fn all his experience, exTeaJta
over a period of forty years, he never be
fore encountered anything like it.
FRIGHTFUL BALLOON ACCIDENT.
.Dronent Lets Go and Falls l.OOO
Feet,' Ili-ad Downward.
DETROIT, Aug. 31. The balloon ascen
tk at the Exposition grounds Saturday
afternoon ended in a frightful tragedy.
George Hogan, the Ann Arbor teronant,
made the asemsioa, performing the whflo
on the trapeze. When 1,P0 feet from the
earth he rost his grip on the trapeze bar.
The crowd did not seem te eomprehead
the accident until the doomed man had al
most reached the' ground. The body shot
through the air with frightful velocity,
Erery Hone In His Body Rroken.
Hogan struck the earth ou Krver street,
coining iu eoutaci With the siUcnuik. So
great was tbo impart that the two-inch
planks were broken and splintered. Blood
spurted 100 feet from the corpse. Xot a
bone in the body escaped breakage and
the bead was uiahed beyond reeoguttion.
Toe K"ck Island committee is composed ;, ttm ..f th trBl,w irur
of: Dr. W. A. Pul, A. C. Dirt, Phil
Mitchell. John Crubaugb, C. L. Walker,
Walter Johnson. Oliver Olsen, Dr. G. Q.
Craig, W. B. Ferguson and H. P. imp
sin. The committee will meet at a
f iture date and elect its chairman.
B. Birkenfeld effers tor sale bis entire
s.ock of books, stationery, confectionery
and toys, ice cream parlors and fixtures
complete. Also his property for sale or
rent for aay number of years to suit
The finest and eweclest line of French
indies just reeuived at Krell & Math's.
FZIOHTrCT, 10BI Of LIFE!
Of the many dUasters with whiu mankind ha
eu vioited, one of the work! is that cif of ail
ir ents which orieinn'.in); nimpW with inactirity of
ti e kidneys ana bladder, causes snch frightful
k ss of life. Under this appallioe category corns
B right's disease, diabetes, gravel, ordinary n
p litis and catarrh of the bladder. Ko class of
o -funic maladies, aralnst which medical skill is
p tied, so often baffles the expert practitioaer and
H ts his skill at naught. Basy is it, however to
arrest these direful ailments at the start. The
d nrelic action of Hostetter's Stomach Bitsrra is
jt st soAelent to set the bladder and kidneys at
work, nrsscrve or rescue them from fatal inictiv
ity wit'iout ezeitint; tbem. The nnmedicsHid
atiwuiaiits of conmerea excite wiiksat either
slrkDtlKningarregulins. HorWtler'a fetomack
Bittsrs ooss both. It is unfailing for malaria.
d rt pspsia, debllrty, rheamatiem, lirer eemflaint
Used in IClKoni f Honied- o Years the Standard.
Hogan who made an ascension in Camp
bell's air-ship in Xew Yoak some years
ago and' never returned.
AWFUL DEATH OF TWO WOMEN.
FIGHT FOR HIS LIFE.
Bs-Coag-reasmaa Not IJkely to lile
Cleveland, O., Aif. 3L A special
frotn Erie, Fa., states that ex-Congress-
aian W. L Seott
Dr. Wilsram Pep
per, of Phihulel
liUi Hrrived at
Erie yoerday, ' "
and after a con- WX
decided that it
would be advisa
ble to take Mr.
Scott to Newport
if his life was to
be saved. He will hilliam u soott.
be removed this afternoon in the private
car of President Newell.of the Lake Shore
railroad For the past two weeks Mr.
Scott has been gsowing steadily worse
and seems to have given up all hope ot
Colts Get a Set-Baek
Wild Career of Wlu..
Chicago, Aug. St. "Year Uncle Ane"
did some great bal. play hag daring the
last two weeks, winning eleven gomes one
after the other, and reaching at one time
last week a lead of 46 points. But dnring
the last three days of last week he rau up
asuia the Qaakers and they proved a
s.irt of t his-inr-and-ne-further baarier to
his career, time ganje f he lft was eep
turedwith treat eaite, birt the, other two
went to the other fellows and the start
this week is made whh 10 pern knocked
off the record. Tfhe "Xjauts" are next on
theiftrd aud this afiernoon are tryingto do
up the "old man." as usuaL They have
heretofore been all bnt invincible when
praying with the Cfeiaago nays. If they
win three straight and tf Boston wins
likewise thtagH will not look so rosy by
the middle of the week. Uut there are
plenty of "if" in rhe figbt yet. Tbe stand
ing of all the aggregations is given below.
1 i. 5
I f I SlBT
v irk ... s BktrfVir.1
. . . I4.-JC isWfboafsvUk.
!', 14 flwsukee
ILL.-IA. L'0-K.l T
Qnincy. . .
T! . a
One Hecspltated anil tie Other Literally
tat to I'ieces.
CWBTOK, Ia., Aug. 31 A fearful acci
dent occurred in the Chicago, Barliagton
aad Qnincy yards Saturday afternoon.
Mrs. 1. I. Langdale, of Caesten, and Mrs.
Lizzie Ludwick, a widow, of Freepert,
IHe., aKeropted to eross rtie track as an
engine was backing down, and were run
over. Mrs. J-udwu-K s head was severed
from Iter budy and Mrs. hangdale was
literally cut to pieces.
Was tho Death of Four Men.
SrniNGFlFLU, Mo., Aug. 31 C. C. Bride
well, aged LT, engineer of train No. 1S3;
George Huston, aged 38, engineer of train
No. 9b6; Harry M. Johnson, aged 33, fire
man; Abram Kobre, aged '28, fireman, were
kiled by the wreck of two freight train
colliding on the St. Louis and San Fran
cisoo railway near Brush creek. Two
other where injured.
lras:Kod Into the Machinery.
Canton, Kan , Aug. 81. Tbe breaking
of a shaft in a targe wheat elevator Satur
lay morning caused a belt se drag Joseph
File into the machinery. lie was alone in
the bnfWing, and was fatally mangled be
fore being found.
The Scores on the Wall i'ielcl.
Following ate the League club scores
Saturday: At Pittsburg iltsburg, 11;
Xew York, 2. At Ciactunati Cincinnati,
4; Brooklyn, 7. At ?!oveland (First game)
Cleveland, fi: Bnston, 3. (Second game)
Cleveland, 'J; Boston, 11. At Chicago
IVkuU-lphiii.tt; CLicga, i
Assnciaiiou: (Saturdav) At Boston
Louisville, 2; Boston, called, darkness.
At Philadelphia (First game) Athletic, 5;
Columbus, 8. (Second game) Athletic, b;
Columbus, 2. At Baltimore Baltimore,
6; aft. Louis, 6 called, darkness. Wash
ington ifilwaukee (aaaie prevented by
'etesm: sjaturday) At Siouft City
Penrer, 4: t?iox GHy, 7. At Omaha
Kansas.City, 7; Omaha, 0. fftunday) At
Siou City Denver, 6; Sioux City, 5. At
Omaha Kansas City. 8; Omaha. 3. '
Illinois-Iowa: (Saturday) At Rbtkford
Joliet, 0; Kockford. 2. At Qujncy Oiin
cy, lo; Cedar Kpids. 2. sundey) At
Q uiucy (Juincy, 13; Cedar Kapids, tt.
t WRECKED A RAILWAY TRAIN.
A Miscreant's Work on the St. Louis, Ke
okuk and Iforthera.
"LorislAXA, Mo., Ang. 31. While train
Ko. 4 en the St. Louis, Keokuk and North
era was Mmading a earve at Seapstone
blaff at 3:30 o'clock' yesterday morning tie
engine and tender were OVrailed and
thrown down a twenty-foot embankment.
A baggage car, two coaches aud a sleeper
were also derailed. The engineer escaped
unhurt, but the fireman was seriously
scalded on the back by escaping steam.
An investigation of the cause of the
wreck shows a deliberate wrecking of the
train. For the length of two rails the
spikes hud been pulled out and the angle
bars had been removed ou tho side next
Went-Over the Falls in a Moat.
NlAGAkA Falls, N-. Y., Aug. 31. Satur
day night James Greenwich, of Chippewa,
Canada, went over tbe falU in his sail
boat while trying to cross from .Navy isl
and to his home.
The Hakr Coae Controversy Closed.
Ivosdoh, Ang. 81. A short traee has
been patched np between the advocates of
the holy eoat of Treves and those who up
hold the holy coat of Argenanil ip France.
It is said to be agreed that the holr eoat
of Argentenit is the. small coat worn by
Christ a a child; while, according to tha
Trevea deeaeaents, the court in the ratter
city is that - worn by-' tbe Saviour at the
The Bontl KxteiKlou Mutter.
WASHINGTON", Aug. 31. At the close of
business Saturday within a fractiou of
ti3.000,0u0 4S' per cent, bonds had beeu
presented to tbe treasury department for
extensiou at 2 per cent. Secretary i oster
received advices tnat a New lock syndi
cate was engaged in purchasing
4 per cent, bonds, which they intended
to have extended at S per cent., and to ia
urease Mieir errculatiou by that amount.
Terrible Distress in Russia.
ST. PeTEKsBL'RG, Aug. 31. The Russian
papers confirm tbe stories ot terrible dis
tress. Iu the valley of the Volga multi
tudes are without clotlimg or fnod, and
families are begging on the roadsides
Peasants are emigrating by wholesale
from central Rasia. Some papers assert
that by next spring tbe entire Russian
peasautry will probably be bankrupt.
A McKlnley-Campbell Joint Debate.
MENT0B, O., Aug. 3L Mtjor McKinley
ana tiovernor t-ampoell are to meet in
joint debate at Ada, O., on some Saturday
in September. Professor H. S. Lehr, of
the Northwestern formal university, has
promises trom botn the leaders to meet on
the same platform. Excursion trains will
be run from all sections of the ceuutry
a bout Ada.
Nos. 2, 4 , 5, all silk gros gtain
Nos. 7, 9, 12, all silk gros grain
The assortment won't last long
at the above prices.
Went to 8ca in an Open Boat.
Newbvetpobt, Mass., Aug. 31. The
body ef Mrs. Marsh, who, with her hus
band, a special oraeer ot Haverhill, went
out to sea in an open boat front Salisbury
Beach Sunday week, was found in the
water off Plum island yesterday. Tbe
body of Ut. Marsh has not yet been found,
Death of a Friend of Gen. .Sherman.
Lake Gkorob, J. Y., Aug. 81. F. C.
Tucker, the weH-known proprietor of the
Lake House and fiiend of General Sher
man, was found dead in bed yesterday
morning. Neuralgia ef tbe heart-was the
cause ot aeatn. Mr. 'lucfcer was Co years
Salt Works Damaged by Flro.
PlTTSBCxa, Ang. 3L Early yesterday
fire damaged the i'eanaylvanaaaalt work),
located at Natrona Station. Tha loan will
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