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Rock Island Daily' Argus.
ROCK ISLAND, TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 8, 1S9L
I Single Copies 5 Cent.
Per Week IS Gents.
GRAND FALL OPENING!
The London Clothing Co. are now ready after four weeds' un
ceasing labor of unpacking, marking and arranging their stupen
dous line of
all and Winter Clothing,
Gents' Furnishing Goods,
Last Saturday, Sept. 5th they inaugurated the grandest Fall open
ing Rock Island, Davenport or Moline has ever witnessed. They
will continue it each day and evening all of this week. Music
will be furnished, the establishment handsomely decorated
and everything arranged for the convenience and enjoyment of
their quests. The many inquiries
Has had as to when they would be ready to display their Fall and Winter stock has influenced them
in having their opening at this time.
This being the first fall opening since the advent of the London Clothing Co. in Rock Island, they
are determined to outdo all former attempts.
They are prepared to show a larger and more complete line of clothing and gents' furnishings than
all the other establishments combined. If you are desirous of knowing the latest styles of men's
and boys' clothing, and gents' furnishings attend this grand opening.
CHILDREN'S CLOTHING A SPECIALTY
NO UNION OF THE TWIN CITIES.
Blinneapolis Decline to Consolidate with.
Minneapolis, Sept. a The Minneap
olis board of trade committee on union
of the Twin cities report that tha ap
pointment of a committee to meet tLe St.
Paul committee would be of uo benefit to
Minneapolis; that the territory which sep
parates the two cities proper by a space of
lire milea is comparative!? opsn' country
and makes consolidation under one govern
ment practically impossible
A Matter of Money In the Way.
Also that the municipal indebtedness of
St. Paul is much greater than that of
Minneapolis; that at no time in the his
tory of Minneapolis has the city experi
enced such growth and prosperity, and
that Minneapolis is doing very well by
herself; that public opiniou iu Minneap
olis is overwhelmingly opposed to union,
and that in the judgment of the com
mittee the people can not waste any time
or energy in etforts to unite the two
cities. The report was unanimously
"Within a few days Russia will have 500,
000 troops on the frontier.
The national bank of Sabetha, Km.,
capital 50,000, has beta authorized to be
gin business. j
The treasury department yesterday
purchased 250.000 ounces of silver at
10.183 to $0.te:!5 per ounce.
The Britisn Trades union congress is in
session at Newcastle with 500 delegates in
attendance, representing 1,500,000 work
men. Big 'Ed" Heunessy, charged with many
bold confidence games in Ohio and Mis
souri, walked out of the Armory, police
court, Chicago, while awaiting a hearing
Labor Day was observed at New York,
Milwaukee, Detroit, St. Louis, Memphis,
Nashville, and generally throughout Kan
sas, the Aliance people taking a promi
nent part in that state. At Louis and
Memphis it was the first time of general
An American who is interested in Mexi
can railway building tells a Galveston re
porter that Mexico is on the verge of a
Among those in the Labor Day proces
sion at Cincinnati were Major McKlnley,
John Seitz (the People's party candidate
for governor). Congressman Caldwell and
The national convention of railway
ticket agents is in session at St. Paul.
The government of Nicaragua has is
sued orders barring out Italian immi
grants unless they can show undoubted
evidence of respectability.
Forty convicts in the Connecticut state
prison refused to eat baked beans and
were only brought to time by the solitary
confinement of the ringleaders of the re
Typhoid fever is increasing in West Vir
ginia. Nearly a hundred cases are said to
exist in rrhn nH Ohio counties.
J. D. Stewart and Mrs. Kennedy, of
Atlanta, were boat riding on Ponce do
Leon lake, when the boat capsized and
both were drowned.
A shark attacked a boat in which were
a couple of fishermen off Westbrook,
Conn., when one of the men drove a boat
hook down its throat and after sharp
struggle wore the shark out, and towed it
ashore. It was nearly ten feet long and
weighed b'JO pounds.
The proprietors of The Evening Wiscon
sin, of Milwaukee, are in trouble for
printing an attack on the validity of the
anti-lottery law, the allegation being that
the article is a lottery advertisement.
Peck's Sun is also in trouble over the
The residents of Asbury Park, N. J.,
witnessed the phenomenon of a water
spout. It was balloon-shaped, 300 feet
high, and was seen for half an hoar.
No cemetery in the vicinity of Savan
nah, Mo., would permit the burial within
its borders of the body of Bulling, the
wife murderer. He was buried in pottet's
Not Married, bnt Oolng To Be
Eac Claiee, Wis., Sept. a The report
that F. Lee Kust, son of W. A. Rust, of
this city, and Miss Gertrude Potter, of
Chicago, bad been married at Geneva lake
June tt was denied at Mr. Rust's home
yesterday. It was stated that Lee knew
there was no objections to his marrying
Miss Potter, and for this reason he had no
cause to get married secretly. The couple
will not be married until young Mr. Rust
bas completed uis studies at Harvard,
which he will begin this year.
Garland is Out or Public Life.
.Wasiiixgtos, Sept. 8. Ex-Attorney
General Garland bas written a letter to
his son, Sanders Garland, calling atten
tion to a paragraph mentioning him as a
candidate for the vacant inter-state com
merce commissioner-ship, and stating
that there is no foundation for it. The
ex-attorney general says that he would
not accept the office if tendered to him.
He has permanently retired from public
t One More Balloon Accident.
Peoria, Ills.. Sept. 8. Mme. Kiefer, an
(Bronaut.fell into Peoria lake Sunday. She
made the ascent under protest, as a strong
wind was blowing at the time. When
at the height of 5,0'JO feet Bhe cut her
parachute loose and dropped. The par
achute did not open quick enough and
she fell- into the lake. She was rescued,
but was unconscious and it is thought she
will die. Mme. Kiefer is the wife of the
man who fell into the lake a week ago.
Pulled the Treasury Balance Down.
Washisgtox, Sept. 8. The heavy pay
ments made in the redemption of S per
cent, bonds within the past few days have
had the effect of pnlling the treasury
balance down from iO,274,3S4 on Sept. 1
to (53,047.613. Four and a half per cent,
bonds to the amount of 124,037,850 have
been extended to date, and $9,836,700 in
mount have been redeemed.
Chicago, Sept. 7. The exchanges in the
principal cities were closed Labor Day
and no quotations were given out.
The soft glow of the tea ro:e Is ac
quired by ladies who use Poizoii'i Com.