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THE AKGU; SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 5. 1891.
if CITY CHAT.
Trade at the London.
Have you seen the Dunlap?
Lunch basket at Taylor's.
Ice eream soda at Thomas'.
More tailor wasted at Hoppe'a.
Fur capea at Lloyd 8te wart's.;
School bcefcs at W. Trcfz & Cc'a.
The Lend: a Las no opposition.
New goods in ail lines at Crampton'e.
Goods given away at the London today.
The latest grape phosphate at Thomas',
Slates, tablets, pencils, pencil boxes i.t
Everybody will be at the London to
day. Od to W. Trefz & Co's. for all school
H. J Lowrey came down from Chicag)
last night .
Grand opeBiugJof fall jhata. L'.oyd &
The new school tablets beat them all at
Mrs. F. II. Piumoier returned last even
ing from Chicago.
Seal and plush garments relined and
cleaned it Beauett's.
Save 25 per cent by purchasing school
boks at TkylarV
Wanted .A g.i for housework, at
All tiie county elMecs will be closed
Monday Labor day.
The plare to buy your fur capes is at
Bennett's glove store.
Clcsing out of school books and school
supplies at 2ii ken' dd's.
WanitJ A first class upholsterer at
Clemann & Salzoaann't.
"A fo.cgone conclusion" no one can
compete with the London. j
F' cV Jorjtjjj, ha7(( r,r;;V.-. 1 f,J
the AuiriB Clataiag CVs.
If you want ta ase the fiatst line ef ties,
inspect Lleji & Stewart's line.
H. A. Pollock, of Chiac, is in the
city an a short visit to frisnds.
Taylor is the only dealer in the city that
handles socond band school books.
Lorg acd slim men, fhort and fat men
tun hil J.iU..ca -i .ue Jliuw-16.
Have you seen the immense line of
boys' suits lue London has received?
The American pantry is showing the
latest fall Btyles in tailor mad a pants.
Miss Etta McDenald has retarard from
a two weeks' visit to friends in Aleda.
The best and oily place to buy gloves
is at Bennett's, where tbey make them.
Prans'a now art pictures by Fied and
IJi Waait;j,: rctiiTkJ i Zli-ibu'j.
Bennett carries the larRtst bioak of
gloves acd far goods in the three cities.
Go to Clem ana & Salzraann's for bed
room suits. They guarantee their pricee
to be the lowest.
Grovel Cleveland as well as the laborer
can be fitted in pants at the American
"' Clothing company's.
Miss Julia Jones, of Peoria, is visiting
Buu ..AUMM4lM tUf OJbVU Oil iJW-
Fancy yellow freestone peathes 25
cents a basket at Long's this evening.
Open until 9:30.
What is the use cf buying second hand
train when yon can get new school books
cboan Rt. RirVpnfeld'a.
Miss Clara Levey leaves Monday . to
open tiie school south of Milan, which
she has taught several terms past.
Barnes', ntw complete geography, a
perfect beauty, for your old Guyot's In
termediate and 40 cents, at Cramplon's.
For dining room or parlor you will
find Clerro & Salsaana's at plaae
where you will be suited in price and
By all odds the most superb Etock of
pants evr sbown in Rock Island can be
seen at the American ClolLitig com
pany's. Boys' suits at Simon fc Mosenfelder's,
with or without music have your choice
without about one-third less than with.
Which will ion have?
LccU i tLe uice parlor in the windows
of C tamano it Salraaia . It is awati
f uliy decarated with a Bice parlor suit,
something entirely new.
It will be worth your while to see Si
mon & Mosenfelder's new stock of boys'
clothing a grand liiie of finely marie atid
well fitting garments.
Now is your time to select your fall
carpet at Clemann fc Saizmenn's while
the stock is complete as they are show
Inn the finest line that has ever been
shown in the city.
Rev. G. W. Gue has a number of cop
ies of his work, "Oar Country's Flag."
left and will dispose of them, less the
agenta' discount, to all calling at his study
prior t J his departure.
. ThColunlhian Fourth of July com
mittee o'f.tlie. Rock IsUoJ CiVzens' Im
provement association meets tonight at
the association rooms to organize.
jyH pm j
i iUsed ia MiUJons f Homes
raphy to Crampton's and get it exchanged
for the new Birnes, for 15 cents. Guyot's
Intermediate txr hanged for Barnes'
Complete for 40 cents.
Lnet A package containing six .pair
of gloves between Tenth and Twelfth
streets on Thursday. Laave at Mrs.
Morris RopTfHd' house.
ilLu'a huitu at $10 (without music)
mAde cf durable material. 8 tjjish in cut
and perfect fitting, at Simon & Mosen
felder's. With music these same suits
would cost $15.
Postmaster Wells informs Thr Argus
that commencing Monday a new pouch
will be put on the train leaving Raek Isl-
abd t 12 m. or vuicago. and will go
through, arriving there at 7 p. m.
Though low in price, shoddy stuff is
dear any way, even if given away, but
two cents for an undershirt (without
music) is low enough to suit most people.
Simon & Mosenfelder hive them.
Miss Baldwin hns been offered such
liberal indacemeuts to return to her for
mer position in public kindergarten sahool
work, that she has concluded to give up
the prospective private school here.
We offer 200 boys' knee pants suits
siatfs 4 Vm 18, at $ l.W. Tkeoe suits ate
very neat, wear well, the price considered
they'd cost you 3. bee them at Simon
The American are the only folks selling
II 50 fall underwear for OS 3. It's the
America Clothing company that always
2'res yru most for jour money. For bar
gains that L"k like bargains when yon
get t be m home, go to the' American
Mayor Wessel, of Molina, is in a auan
rlrv n tn vb.thr fondv bipT a WJ
holiday, utj aeiten ef tic aity eeaaail
the evening f that day will be legal.
City Attorney Haas, of Reck Island,
states that while Labor day is a holiday,
yet the council may meet and its business
will be legal.
Tne steamer J. S. Eeator with two large
comfortably seated b a ages will anchor in
. . ....... - jo: 1 I - Kl; lv I. r
sible view of the great river spectacle o
Tuesday evening. Sept. 8. The boat will
leave the Rork Island levee at 7 'clock
sharp. Seats 50 cents.
Meigs Wait, af Reynolds, was in Reck
Island yesterday and in conversation
with an Argus representative, stated
that there was a heavy frost early yester
lay morniDg. but he regards crops too
'.r advanced f o b". f 5icted by it.
ilcfcrs. Will Ka&tor and Tom Lcc left
this morning for Chicago and on Monday
they will be joined there by Cyrus Dart,
Jr., and the trio will then go to East-hanr-ton,
Mss , Trhere they will attend
school the coming winter.
Reserved seats for viewing the Daven
port river carnival Tuesday night may be
procured at Thomas' and Marshall &
Hiher'a Ji-ag store. The charge wi.l he
C5 cents, and the seats will afford a splen
did view of the gorgeoas spectacle.
A boy named L. Struck was getting
cnto a syndicate car at the corner of Main
and Sixth streets, in Davenport this morn
ing, and in attempting to mount the front
i latform Le slipped and the wheel pusa
ever one foot. The injuries, however,
are not regarded as very serious.
The first members of the Rock Island
paid fire department have been appoint
eJ. They are J. D. Collier and Bernard
Erahm and are now on duty at the Central
eagine house. Both are experienced fire-
a and excellent men. Collier will be
driver of the hook and ladder truck, and
All the A. O. U. W. lodges of this
c ty h.ve arranged for a social gathering
a: the watch tower on Monday. There
will be dancing, and games will also be
provided for the children. Arrang ements
hive been made with the Milan street car
liae to carry members cf the A. O. U. W.
a'. 10 caata for ths round trip, and a luige
crowd and fine time is anticipated.
Nichols, Daveusort's ex-pitcher, has
been sold or leased probably, by Capt.
Anson to the Marinette, Wis., club with
tte understanding it is understood that he
is to return to Chicago next eea6on. The
"old inan" of the Chicago team realizes
that there is good timber in youug
K chola, but be is too wild yet and he
would like to give him to a minor club to
develop tbe boy, while he is winning the
N-t'ona! LT.gii championship with his
A petition is being circulated which
will be presented to tbe city cJocil at
its next Monday night's session, asking
thut the building for tbe weighmaster's
quarters to be erected on Market square
be two stories high instead of one, the
second to bn sTinged for speakers in
political and o'her public meetings, band
concerts, etc., the plan being to cover the
40 Years the Standard
sides of the lower portion with state, aid
also the roof. This would make a very
pretty building, and the idea is one which
will undoubtedly be well sustained by
t . The Firt Kaptlat Vhnrela .
The First Baptist church bs its re
openiag tomorrow with services at 10
o'clock a. m., ini' st-rmon by Dr. Grt
Laui, of UVpcf Allou, Id. Tue thuich
appears very attractive with its new wiu
dowe, painting and carpet. The fresco
ing is especially beautiful. All the tints
are soft and delicate and tha detitjns ar
tistic. The Braining and painting, done
by -Mr. Handron of this city, add very
materially by ihelr harmony and nicety
to the fceue.al effect. The interior of the
church is a credit not only to the coDgre-
JLaairS l-'in- Shoe.
We desire to call attention of every lad?
to the fact thtt we have secured the sole
agency of Laird, Schoher & Mitchtll's
fine shoes, which are the finest and most
perfect fjttir; in't.
"EuiOi., in v-oii.u ia, :r." Kitrou.
Acknowledging this fact, wny should
women not do all p"l!le to pain power
and attmiraliati f We will a-s;st every
woman so ambitiously inclined by cocas
ihg her feet in such fascinating foot
covering as to antko that portion of h
hoiy rte-c!lfvil s1 iTrefiftltdr, &t r.o ir.
crse in price to the ordinary slovenly
asd ciasiite theui aud bj coav.accd.
bring yoar feet with you.
"Tna S., B. A S. Saom UofSK.
S;i:ond acd Harrison. Daverpi rt.
B. C;r!cafld oflVra tor k hi-i eutin'
stork of books, stationery, confectionery
trd t(i s, ice crm r'.r),ri f.j.i.s-pa
pi-Trnlo. At" M pronely f.-.r -,'.t nr'
rest tor aay nuabr of yaars to ou.t
Give us a look on school shoes: we can
sou you, ihe Bo-ton.
To tbe Londea for school suits.
CALLED HIM AN "INFAMOUS LIAR."
A SJttl Episode In the Tenneee 8eate
Kashville, Sept. 5. "You are an infa
kous liar," cume the but retort ia the sen
ate chamber yesterday morning, and im
mediately the servant Mt-arms was called
to (i.eveni a per.soaai comwit bekweeu
j two senntors almost in front cf the rhair-
manH statxt The gnvel scaanded upon
the marble slab, order was restored, and
theto belligerents. Senators Alexander
and Riley, after reflecting lKile, were
sorry that the scene had been c seated,
hoth niiufa cwuees-xious, apuluiAM io l La
senate and to one another, Sid made
Cannet Abrafate the Leaaea.
Th tron Me arose in a tletmte over a ree
olution bruunut by Mr. Ale.aud:r rro-
rldirK tiist a rerrard ba orlered for the 1
apprehension ana eouviction ol Messrs.
Irish, Ingram, Merrill and llamaker. the
committee from tbe insurgent, miners of
Brieeville, on the jrreund that these men
had incited lawhjne&s and rebellion
airairin th anthoritie of the state. This
CluLuij epUuuo aeiVitd to di.cii, altcu
tioa from tbe other proceedings of tbe ses
sion to some extent, and the house resolu
tion appointing a committee to investi
gate the alleged incendiary conduct of
Commissioner of Labor Ford and Itepre
MtufcMi iv9 Al!em'Vfn'1 te hoereli ion
declaring the general assembly powerless
to abrogate the lease were adopted with
out creating a ripple.
HORSE RACING AND BASE BALL.
Allerlon Knocks a Record hilly Dia
mond Field Prore.
I.vr'Kn-.v'DES, E, la., Sept. 0. Yctcrday
afternoou Allerton was brought out to
break his record of The mile was
made in 2:18 Cat, breaking the stallion
record of tbe world. He went without a
break the entire mile, covering the last
quarter in 0:3i The quarters were made
fn 0:32tf, l:0f,S', 1:38 and 2:10.
'Winning Horses at Chicago.
Chicago, Sept. 5. The events yesterday
at trarlield park were won in the follow
ing order: ieke lardy, ft mile, 1:30?;;
Bif Three, mile, 1:16; Mary McGowan,
1 mile, 1:45; 1'rince, 1 1-16 miles, 1:50; Torn
Roach, mile, 1:04; Upuian, 1 mile,
At Hawthorne: Warren I.elnnd. ;
mfle, 1:18; Barney. mile, l:17?i; Buck
hound, mile, l-05Ji'; Fan King, H mile,
1:3a; Insolence, luiles, l:..
Iilaiuond Fi-lJ Hecord.
CllICAf.o, Sejt. 5 Tbe League base ball
recorl for yestepiluy is us follows: At
Pittsburg Pittsburg, C; Brooklyn, 0. At
Cleveland Vew York, 3: Clevelrmd. 2. At
ChTciio CLieaso, D; itoston, 3 Cincin
nati Ptiflaiieipliia gHtite prevented by
Association: At Hoston Boston. 14; Co
lumbus, 4. At Philadelphia Athletic, 6;
Mil'.vani:He, At V.-jtsiaygton B:ilti-
more, 0; Yah:ngtmi, :t.
Western: At Muux Cily Kansas City,
2; Sioux City, 1. At Omaiia D.-nver, 14;
liliuoihlowa: At Juliet (First traniel
Joli'jt, 5; Q'lia'.-y, 3. (.Sc-cond same) Joliet,
9; (Ju'ucy, 3
A I ifteen-Rnund Draw.
Providence, R. I., Seut. 5 The fifteen
round contest between Cal McCarthy, of
Jersey City, aud Bobby Burns, of Provi
dence, took place under the auspices of
the Rhode Island Athletic club ill Olney
ville, last night, and resulted in a draw.
Pome lively exchanges took place, bat
neither m-.u was hurt. Mcl?anby had a
little the bet of it, but Burns' plucky
stand won bim hearty applause. The ref
eree's decihioa was aatisfuctory to every
body. The World's Fair TarlfT Fplsode.
CniCAGO, Sppt. 5. At the meeting yes
terday of the national World's fair com
mission Tousley of Minnesota sabmitted
a resolution asking that tbe rt.olutrm
offered by Com missiener Harris, a-sking
tLe pi Cd.Uci. t'O kpc:u u Cwiu.iViklce of
bix to ure upon ortjgress tlirt iiMimrranve
of so modifying the tarirf law as to make
It less ouereus on fotajjgn exhibits, be cx
punned ffom the reeorSTof, tbe body. He
said The Tinvia had misrepresented tne
action of the commiasKm, and anyhow
there was no ae fn the resolution. Other
members, among uktn Walter, agraad
that tL aetJpB had Otft aalVepreaented,
and the matter was referred
CUKSING, HE DIED.
Dreadful Scene at an Execution
HIDEOUS EHD OF A WHE-SLAYER.
Ttis Fieftdii;! ("r jr., .'e3 and Ftlaa
phemy Choked Into 8tlenon ,ly the
Halter Dragged to the 6eaVtId with
Ballet Through His Breast Fired by
His Own Hand His Spiritual Adviser
ia Jail, Charged with Giving Him a
Revolver Criminal Record.
St. Joseph, Mo., Sept. 5. The history ot
the gallows tells no more hideous story
than that ot the execution of Louis Bul
ling, the St. Joseph wife murderer, at
Savannah, Mo., yesterday afternoon. Be
fore the execution BulNng attempted sui
cide by shooting himself in the left breast
with a revolver, believed to have been
given him by a clergyman who had bee;i
with him for several hours. Sheriff Barry
had set the hour for tho execution at 1C
o'clock a. m. When he went to the cell at
o o'clock to prepare tha doomed man for
the scaffold Bulling pleaded so pitifully
for an exten jion of a few honrs that the
sheriff yielded and gave hrm until 2
o'clock to live
Another Respite and Two Shots.
When 2 o'clock Hrrhnl liulftag renewed
his supplications to tbe sheriff and falling
on his knees pleaded for one hour more.
. ..c .-.,,,,., ,uwl I.,, rji-os; aiiUiC
ri.oviiig tho liquid from tbe cell door left
the doomed man alone wkh his spiritual
adviser, Kev. August Lavake. The silence of
the jail was only broken by the voice of tbe
priest when suddenly two hots rang out.
The sheriff ran to the cell and frmud the
priest nr.islrate on the floor, h.ve fainted.
At Hs fido )ry BnlliTj!-, T-rltfr:nij in bjs
own blood which flowed from wounds in
his breast. He had shot himself twice
with a revolver. A hasty examination of
Bui line's body shewed that one of the
bullets bad entered the left breast ai d
tfinriug frcmaiib had piwsed around
Lis tidy aiid cume oirt of bn luiek. Tiie
other ballet hafl only iofiicW a. slight
flesh Kpnl in his Uti ftde.
Draftged to the Sallows Ciriitir.
He had not lost coaseioasaess, and when
the sheriff ordered four depaties to carry
him to the si affnld he cursed and swore
at theai in a horrible -manner. The depu
ties dragged the straggling man to the
courfyard and lifted him upon the gal-le-.Ti.
Hi ri fused to t!ij. aud they
placau him Tipon a chair. As he sat there
he presented a revolting spectacle. Bis
bauds and face were covered with blood,
which also stained his shirt, aud blo"d
was breaming tliropch hib shoes, whence
It had run from the wounds in his breast.
Went to Eternity Htasplieniiag.
He cursed and swore at the deputies,
criad and screamed for morcy, and shrieked
in terror. Tle.sberjfl gave him a large
glass of braatly, and he swallowed it at
one gulp. Finally he was, told to pet up
and stand u;:nn the drop. He refused, aud
tour deputies Lcid hiui up while tho roie
was being adjusted. The black cap was
placod over his head, and yelling, scream
ing, and blaspheming he shot through the
opening at exactly 3:i!l o'clock. His neck
was broken by tbe full, aad he died almost
The Priest In Jail.
The Rev. Lavake, who is believed to
have provided the murderer with tha re
volver, was immediately arrested and is
now confined in jail, lie declines to be
intrvicL-d. Bulling'-- cell was thor
oughly bearched luurday night aud no
weapon ws,s found. The only persons ad
mitted to the cell nin-a tb-it time were a
newspaper man, the deputies and tbe
Lavake Sa.vs He Is Innocent.
Later. Mr. Lavake was interviewed
by a reporter last, evening regarding Bul
ling's atte:rptd suicide. Hesaidbed.d
not give Bulling the revolver, and had no
idea where it came from. He was on his
kqees praying, he said, when Bulling shot
SERVED THE RASCAL RIGHT.
A Scoundrel Who Wanted "Green Goods"
Kitten by Other Scouadacls.
Kew Yore. Spt. 5 A noise Mucraugh,
a French-Cauadiau carpenter of Montreal,
got a letter from a Xew York green goot.s
dealer two months ago offering F2.5CO
worth of 110 netes for J300 good money.
Murrangh arrived here 'Wednesday to deal
with the money maker. They met and
tne oid-fashioued touifooiery formula wes
followed out. The Canadian was to tafee
a home train at 7 p. tn. and tbe valise of
stuff was to be given him on the cars bv n
m?ssenger. Xot until then would the
swindler ask him to give up his $300. 1U
tective McMahon caught oil to tbe Cau.t
dian and the grceu-oods ch;.p at t..c
(irand Centrol statton and took possession
of them and the valise.
Salt for "Fresh" Frauds.
The ebeap money chap said at tho Yori
ville eonrt that be was Harry Howard.
He claimed that be knew nothing about
tha green goods matter; that he had lieu
out of work; that a man at Tenth street
a:,d llroadsray had offered him i'J to .e
l'ver the valise to the Canadian at the s'. i
t ion, and thut, he ought not to be Leiu.
Howard was discharged becanse no evi
dence was produced to show that he was
not what he said he was. Detective M.
Malion put Murraugh on board a train for
MonlreaL He took with him the grecu
gooils valise. It contaiued five bags of
salt. That is apparently something that
the bunco men tbiuk good for their vic
tims. Aud it is. Anyway, it is worth
more than sawdust.
Chirac Swindlers Arrested.
Chicauo, Sept. , President Abram P.
T. Klder and Vice President and Secreta
ry It. L. Berber, of the Eider Publishing
company, were arrested yesterday, charged
with using the mails for fraudulent pur
poses. Each prisoner was held iu &!.4o0
I. i I T ; l l ....... . . ,
f ku'ii me concern nas
swindled thousands of persons, the com-
pany exleudrug its operations to Canada j
nnu Australia. 1 tie cnarge is that they
employed hundreds of agents to sell books
at 13 apiece, which cost not more than
from o to u cents each. Kom nsrf ni
induced to wnd S0 as a guarantee of gool j
laisu, auu tuen never heard from tan tirm I
Boomers Mast Leare the "Strip."
6cTia, Sspt. 6 Two compa
nies of cavalry are bow in tbe strip and
tisro In the Sja and Fes reservations, eject
Ut all betters. Tie pcin who want
bV&ea im tte Mr are driven on lilas
i(ra, while tha, caule beiongiaig to tha
rich barons ar unmolested.
SVi c I NTIRE
Foil flnnrla rrivi!
iuli uuuud iiliifiUii'
Nos. 2, 4 , 5, all silk gros grain
Nos. 7, 9, 12, all silk gros grain
The assortment won't last Ion,
at the above prices.
Hock Island. T!r
rwmwo and Uarpei
IN THE THREE CITIFP,
1525 and 1527
124, 120 and 128
113 and 11? Brady Street.
KOOMS-DOc to U.G0 Pr Daj'.
ST. JAMES HOTEL,
("crntr Twenty-third st-cti Ld Fonrta avecce, .... iK'.Z-5'
WILLIAM HAWTHOKNE. Pmr-inr
The Cigar Par Excellence.
OPERAS, CONCHAS FlW5'
At Wholesale by
HABTZ & BAENS
and an extra hea' 0C;!c;H
I ouv,-iU.savcrc.2 ,yw,
IdrygooGso: 1 '
THE LARGEST STOCK oT
f ts.- V Ki ! I
The the" arc i!,t rlSF-" V':!c.
toted for their f.nr ixtiz;
every Udy to ir"7 rt :! ( r.
r n r or
vJi Lit Wii wiivuii
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