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-THE AUGUS; TUESDAY. .8 EPTE VI 13 EK 8. 189 1.
Nice grapes t Young's.
California plums t Young's.
Freeh oysters and celery at Young's.
Wanted A nurse at 1410 First avenue.
Kentucky blue grass seeds at Young's.
Nice tab!e peaches 50c per basket a
Remember the concert at Turner opera
Prices the lowest ever seen in wall
. paper at George SutclinVs.
The 126th Illinois will hold a reunion
at Coe Sept 17 and 18.
Don't miss the concert Sept. 9 at
Turner opera bouse, in Davenport.
Mrs. Pet Bell, of St. Louis, is visiting
at the home of Mrs. James Carl.
Hon. . W. Hurst is cfif on a business
trip to Chicago, Peoria and Springfield.
Have vou seen the immense line of
boys' suits in the London window?
The board of supervisors met in reg
lar September session this afternoon.
For house and sign painting, frescoing
and decorating call on George Sutcliff 9.
For Rent New cottage on Sixth aves
nue near Twenty-sixth street. J.
Reidy real estate.
The largest day for clothing that Rock
Island has ever seen was Saturday at the
George Sutoliffe will show vou the
largest stock of wall paper in the city.
and prices the lowest.
Onjyour way to the river carnival stop
in at George Satcliff e's and see his latest
patterns in wall paper.
. G Frazer has returned from Chi
cago, where he accompanied his wife and
children, who are visiting there.
For Sale A. Victor bicycle for f SO;
cost when new $135. Can be seen at
Rev. Gue's, 510 Nineteenth street.
.bugene itunaieit wno 31 years ago
was a resident oi kock island, but now
residing near Sterling, is in the city.
Mrs. R. W. Wheeler. Mr. and Mrs. T.
H. Wheeler and D. L. Soutberland, of
Bushnell, are visiting relatives in the
Messrs. Harry Hodges, of Chicago,
William Hodges, of Marshalltown, and
Mrs. A. L. Daniels, of Marion, are visit
ing relatives in the city.
Go to Sutcliffe's for wall paper; he
has some new patternt ; prices 20 to 30
per cent lower than any other wall paper
. merchant in the city.
The watch and chain found by Mr. G.
T. Lovegran belonged to John E, Carl
son, of Moline. who satisfactorily identi
fied and received the property.
Davenport will be in holiday attire all
' this week. Oieofthe best attractions
will be the concert at Turner opera
house. Admission 23 cents.
Now is the time before cold weather
comes, to renovate and clean house for
painting, papering, calsomining and fres
coing. Call on George Sutcliff e.
James Murray and Chris Johnson were
each fined $5 and costs this morning for
assault and battery, and J. H. Brier $25
and costs for carrying concealed weapons.
Boswell D. Smith, of Milan, and Miss
Carrie Senger, of Preemption, were
, united in marriage this morning at the
parlors of the Commercial hotel. Rev. W.
T. Kerr, of Milan, officiating.
Bicyclist Prince, who made such boasts
of starting a bicycle tournamant in Rock
Island, has given up the scheme and gone
to Davenport, having f liied to get all the
"accommodations" he wanted here.
Prof. W. R. Gould, the aernout, made
a successful leap at Keithsburg Sunday,
Al .. o nm m . . , .. .
KuiuK up o.vw icei irom me is: an a op
posite that city and landing in the town
neaily a mile from the starting point.
A report was current this morning that
A.J. Blethan had purchased the Union.
Mr. Johnson was seen this afternoon and
denied emphatically that any such sale
had been consummated or that any
offers had been made by Mr
The Arabic order of the Mystic 8hrine
held another of its bier timB at Daven
port last evening and conferred the order
on 25 candidates. The Rock Island
camels present were Cirse, Crubaugt,
Willerton, Davhara, Olsen, Lewis. Ash,
Forgy. Petrie and Baeaon.
Mrs. Fred Hass in company with her
daughters. Misses Clara and Tillie and
maid, will leave tomorrow evening for
St. Paul and Minneapolis to attend the
state fair and exposition. Mr. Hass ex
pects to take bis meals at the Harper
during the absencs of his family.
Henry F. Behmke, of Davenport, fell
while walking from Moline to Rock IV.
and last night and broke his right leg,
The Rrck Island patrol wagon started for
Davenport with him, but was met on the
island by the Dayenport wagon to which
the sufferer was transferred.
Used in Millions of Homes
Sister Mary Amelia, for a number of
r ears teacher of music at St. Joseph's
i chool this city, died at St. Joseph's cons
vent near Dubuque, Sept. 4. aged 35
years, of consumption. While in Rock
Island she endeared herself to many by
her tender dtvotion, and her patient
The Davenport Mannerchoir, the Arion
tociety and Strasser's celebrated or
( hestra will give a great concert at Turner
opera house, in Davenport, Sept. 9, com
mencing at 8 o'clock p. m. Everybody
ought to go,' as that combination is the
choicest talents in the city. Admission
t nly 25 cents.
' Uncle Pomp" Elliott, the youngest
dd man in the lower end of the county,
came up from Buffalo Prairie tbis morn-
iig. He hasn't forgotten that Gen. John
M. Palmer was elected to the United
States senate some four months since,
and faint traces of the smile which at
tiiat time illuminated bis face, are still
The ferry company should provide an
e'ectric light at its docks on either side of
Vie river. There have been a good many
n.ishaps and narrow escapes at both sides
in consequence of blinding, deceptive
s ladows which are cast over the docks
where the boat lands. Last evening
Jjdge Adam? in stepping from the boat
to the dock miscalculated the distance
aid fell into the water. Happily he
suffered only a severe drenching, but the
accident might have resulted much more
Monday Ptrhool convention.
The Rock Island Baptist Sunday school
convention assembled in its 27th annual
meeting in the First Baptist church of
tl is city last evening. President J. W.
Welch, presiding. Half an hour was
s(nt in prayer and song led by L. B.
Albert, of Chicago. An address was then
dtlivered by Rev. T. S. Young, of Mo
line, on the topic, "The Place and Rela
tive Importance of Sunday School Work."
This morning the sessions opened at 9
a. m. with a service of song led by J. W.
Welch. At 0.39 the wore was taken up
and the topic, "Some Points Wherein Our
Sunday School Work Fails to Produce
Desired Results," was opened by C. S.
Btayton, of Reynolds, followed by gen
eral discussion. The topic "The Sunday
School TeacherBefore the Class," opened
by Rev. Charles Ege, of Aledo, was dis
cussed. The topic "What is the Relation
Between the Teacher and His Class Be
tween Sunday Schools," was opened by
F. L. Cook, of Moline.
The president appointed committees as
On Enrollment Miss Ida Powell, Miss
Resolutions Re. W. C. Roche, A
Eitrom, L. D. Edwards, Mrs. H. Kings
bury, Miss Lilly Wilson.
Nominations Wm. Talbot, C. 8. Dray
ton, 1 . Li. Cook, Mrs. is tout.
The letters and reports of Sunday
set ools were read in part and recess
taken until 2 p.m.
A Beat Balsam la Kemp's Balsam
ine aicuonery says, "a balsam is a
thick, pure, aromatic substance flowing
from trees." Kemp's Balsam for the
throat and lungs is the only cough medi-
cine that is a real balsam. Maay thin.
watery cough remedies are called balsam's
bnt such are not. Look through a bottle
of Kemp's Balsam and notice what a pure.
thiok preparation it is. If you cough
use Kemp s Balsam. At all druggists .
Large bottles 50c ana 51.
I had catarrh of the head and throat
for five years. I used Ely's Cream Balm,
and from the first application I was re
lieved. The sense of smell, which had
been lost, was restored after using one
bottle. I have found the balm the only
sat sfactory remedy for catarrh, and it
has effected a cure in my case. H. L.
Meyer, waverly, H. x .
L. Birkenfeld oSars tor sale his entire
stock of books, stationery, confectionery
ana toys, ice cream parlors and fixtures
complete. Also his property for sale or
rent for any number of years to suit
r ozzonis uompicxion i'owaer pro
duces a soft and beautiful skin; it com
bin:s every elsmant of beauty and purity
A fall suit with music at the London.
THE TOBTTBXS OF THIS IKQUISiTION
Inflicted by the dread Torquemada bare abomin
able prototypes In tbe shape of chronic rhenma
tnm and cenralgia. Attack these agonizing
complaints before they reach the chionic stage
with the superb bloodiepureut, llostetter'e Stom
ach Bitters, which will assuredly expel tbelr
viro from the life stream . To procratinate Is to
encourage the growth of incipient rheumatism
whiclj rapidly tightens its grip upon the sistem.
It is '.he very octopus of diseases, and painful in-
deed is the clasp of its dreadful tentaclee. Be
Dronrpt. therefore, take time by the forelock
always remen-berinz that both rbenmatism and
gon. close relatives, are dangerous as well as
paint all. Debility, chills and fever, bi ions remit
tent, dyspepsia constipation, liver complaint, ner
Tons lens and kidney disease snccninb to the Bit
ters. Appetite and the ability to sleep well are
impnvea oy it.
40 Years the Standard.
Labor Day Disgraced by
Hash Hanston Horrib-y (tlah d by
FtU-iw Htranctr Xamed White
llflaared for .fe Jo.eph
Hugh Houston, a 19 year old led of
Iowa City, who works as newsboy on the
C , R. I. & P. road, was badly cut with
a knife by one White, claiiciog to bail
from Chicago, in a row at Drost's saloon,
on Fourth avenue and Twenty-second
street, last nigbt. Houston's story is
that he and a friend named Donovan, al- j
so from Iowa City, fell in with White and
another man, whose name he does not
know, and drank and shook dice to
gether in the saloon and later went into
back room to play cards. There they
became engaged in a quarrel, during
which While drew a huse knife. They then
went outside and in a fight which ens jed
Houston received a terrible cut along the
side of the bead. Stil'.he was game and
itb his companion succeeded in getting
White down on the pavement adminis
tering him a severe pounding, battering
his face in such a manner that tbe blood
fljwed freely. Finally, however, thev
were separated and Houston, wiih the
gapping wound in his face, from which
tbe blood was (parting as if from a
fountain, was taken by a citizen to the
Four;h avenue drugstore to have hUhe-.d
dressed, and while waiting for the door
to be opened, White who had done the
cutting ran tip behind the man who was
still bleeding profusely from the wounds
which he had received, and struck him
with a brick or rock, agiin knocking him
jown. White was promptly knocked
down by the citizen in charge of Hous
ton, who held him until the police arrived
with the patrol wagon, who took the
pair to the Armory, where Djcit- Paul
and Kinyon attended Houston and stiched
up the gash on his bead which was found
to be about seven inches long. Tbe knife
entered tbe neck just back of the left ear,
and passed under and arjund the ear, cut
ting a little piece from the bottom of tbe
latter and extending up the side of
the face about three inches, and is an
ugly looking cash. The cut on tbe back
of tbe head inflicted by the rock with
which he was hit, proved to be only a
scalp wound, and is not considered seri
ous. The doctors say that bad the cut
under the ear varied the least, it would
have severed the carotid artery and
death would have resulted almost in
Btantaneously. The poctors dressed tbe
injuries and tha sufferer ws made
comfortable and rested well during- the
night, and is consideraby better today
Houston says he has an uacie living ii
the city, and that he had come down
from Iowa City to see tbe Libor dav
White is locked up in the city prison
JOSEPH ROSENFIELD STABBED.
Joseph Rosenfield, a plumber residing
with his parents at 223 Twenty-flist
street, was stabbed by a colored man
named am ton uoiweu at tne picnic
grounds of the L ibor day demonstration
in Moline late yesterday afternoon. He
was atteided by Dr. Merrvman, of Mo
line, and afterward brought to his home
in this city where Dr. Truesdale attended
him. He was cut in four places, once in
the back, twice on the breast and re
ceiyed one gash en his right arm. His
injuries, which were at first thought to be
very serious, are not now considered so.
and be is resting easy today. The
trouble grew out of Rosenfleld epi.ling
beer on Uolwell to which the latter ob
jected, and tbe cutting affray was the
consequence. Colwell is locked up in
Flank Movement on Jack Frost.
Washixgtox, Sept. 8. As an outgrowth
of the scheme for artificial rain produc
tion artificial frost prevention is now
suggested. L. G. Kuiffeu, of Chicago, has
written a letter to Secretary Kusk on the
subject. His theory is that clouds or ar
tificial mists prevent the radiation of
heat from the earth. He suggests that
the machinery and materials used by Col.
Dyrenfurth in causing rain be teste! as a
means for bringing the clouds closer to
the earth and of creating a sort of fog
which will be a preventative against the
ravages of frost.
Hlppolyte Still Fears Legitime.
New York, Sept 8 Tbe latest news
from Hayti, brought in by the steamship
Adirondack, is to the effect.that President
Hiprolyte is in constant apprehension of
an attack by tbe revolutionary exiles un
der the leadership of General Legitime.
All the Haytien ports are well garrisoned,
and an extra guard protects the palace in
Port-au-Prince. The general feeling
among merchants at the ports is that an
outbreak is only a question of a short
Loaned Money Unlawfully.
' St. Louis, Sept. 8. Leon V. Stephens,
receiver of the Fifth national bank, has
brought suit in the United States circuit
court against the directors of the bank to
recover $343,337.97, money alleged to have
been loaned by the bank in violation of
Secretary Noble at Cape May.
Cape May Foist, Sept. 8 Last even
ing Secretary of the Interior Noble ar
rived. He will be the guest of the presi
dent during bis stay. It is stated the
"shore capital" will be closed n"xt week
so far as official business is concerned.
Fell Over an Alpine Precipice,
BEBLIX, Sept. 7. Dr. Hoist, a Prussian
magistrate, while ascending Mount
Terglou, in the Carnle Alps, fell over a
precipice and was killed.
TRUE TO A RUFFIAN
Incomprehensible Case of De
votion at Chicago.
FAITHFUL TO A BRUTAL HUSBAND.
Beaten Almost to Death, a Common Oc
currence, a Wife Has Anger Only
Against Thoo Who Called the Police
OkawTllIe, Ills., Whiteraps Stood Oil
by a Christian' Winchester Horrible
Suicide at San Francisco The Perrta
Chicago, Sept. 8. In a dingy room at
60 Wesson street Mrs. Lizzie Griffith i lay
last night suffering from bruises inflict
ed by her husband, who then occupied a
cell at the East Chicago avenue station.
The couple were married in Scotland a
dozen years ago. Yesterday morning the
neighborhood in which tbey live was
aroused by cries of "Murder!" "He'.p!"
"He's killing niel" Griffith had his wife
down on the floor choking her when a po
liceman burst in' the door. He had kicked
and pummeled her until she was one mass
of bruises, and blood was flowing from a
dozen wounds. The kitchen door looked
like that of a slaughter house, and the
woman's dress was soaked in blood.
Hard Work to Save Her Lire.
The patrol wagon was called and
Griffith, fighting and blaspheming, was
carried off to the station. A neighboring
doctor was called in and for three hours
lie labored to stop the flow of blood that
poured in torrents from the woman's
head and body. At one time it was
thought she would die. One of the blood
vessels in her nose had been ruptured.
She lay on a filthy bed last night with
her 10-year-old bov beside her. Her face
was terriblv swollen and discolored. She
could not look out of her eyes. Black
rings encircled them. Tbe sheet and
coverlet were blood-bespattered.
Woman, the Incomprehensible.
"My husband," said the woman in a fee
ble voice, "is a gentleman and he'll pay
my doctor bills. The person who sent for
the patrol wagon to take him away was
very impudent. Robert Griffith is as
good a man ever stepped in shoe leather,
and if be beats me it is nobody's business.
This is not the first time he has whipped
me within an inch of my life, but I for
give bim. He's a good man there is none
better in Chicago and the person who
sent for the police had but little to do.
Robert Griffith is a gentleman, and I am
lady enough not to appear against him
in court." Mrs. Griffith is about 40 years
WHITECAPS AT OKAWVILLE.
Tbey Tackle the Wrong Customer
Tronble Over the Liquor Question.
Okawville, 111., Sept. 8 Owing to the
disorder at Sunday beer picnics near this
place the church people have begun a cru
sade against the liquor sellers. For the
past two Sundays every saloon in the
town has been closed up, and much bit
terness engendered. Sunday night a
crowd of forty or fifty men on horsehack,
with white caps drawn over their faces,
made visit to the residence of A. Morgan,
a prominent churchman and one of the
wealthiest and most influential citizens of
Washington county. Mr. Morgan was
prepared for them. Wben the whitecaps
surrounded the house and called for him
be opened fire upon the crowd with a
Winchester rifle. Three shots were fired
into the crowd and then it became panic
stricken and fled in disorder.
Attacked by Hired Kuffians.
Sunday morning two strangers got off
the train. Y'esterday morning they hired
a horse and buggy and drove around the
town. They finally met John Tea u beau.
a prominent churchman. They sprang
Iroui tbe vehicle and jumped on the un
suspecting deacon. After beating him in
a horrible manner they sprang into'the
buggy and drove out of town. An un
armed crowd of citizens tried to stop
them, but the strangers pulled revolvers,
and they were allowed to go. The church
people believed that the strangers were
hired to come to Okawville and assault
prominent church members. Deacon
Teaubeau is badly hurt, and his recovery
THE PERRIN ABDUCTION CASE.
Appearance of an Important Witness
Against the Abductor.
St. Louis, Sept. 8. Frank E. Parrish.
a Detroit bartender who is wanted at his
home as a witness in the Perrin abduction
case, arrived here Sunday night and pre
sented himself to his brother, William
Parrish, at Moser's hotel. William Par
rish came to the city last edne-day look
ing for his younger brother, who is a prin
cipal witness in the case wherein three
brothers John, Thomas and himself it
is said.took a prominent part in terretting
JUL tue auaucLurs.
Was Nearly Beaten to Death.
He left Detroit after being almost
beaten to death, and since last June has
been traveling about the country. For
some reason not given Parrish refuses to
discuss the Perrin case, and will not sav
how he became a prominent figure in it.
A few days ago a detective came here
from Detroit and will escort Parrish and
his brother to that city.
SUICIDED A LA LIN'GG.
A Man Blows Himself to Pieces With
San Francisco, Sept, 8. F. L. Caroll
registered at the Prescott house yester
day as William F. DeYoung, of Fes-
no. Shortly afterward an explosion
which shook buildings in the neighbor
hood attracted attention to his room, and
it was found he had committed suicidby
expioaing a uynamite Domo. ms re
mains were scattered all over the room
and one of his arms was found in the
street. The windows and plastering were
broken and furniture damaged. The
deceased had been working on a fruit
farm near Fresno. He told a number of
persons here that he intended taking his
me, as ne wanted to create a sensation for
the newspapers, but in a note to the
coroner, which he left, giving his age as
11 years and birthplace as Holland, be
says he committed suicide because life
was not worth living.
A Market Clerk Short 934,647.
Pittsbubg. Sept. b. The" report of the
Alleghany sub-auditing committee of
councils which is investigating the vari
ous heads of departments in Allegheny
reported last eight that Market Clerk
David Hastings is (32,647 short in his ac
counts. The investigation goes back as
M C I NTIRE
Fall Goods Mrag!
Nos.2,4,5, all silk gros grain
Nos. 7, 9, 12, all silk gros grain
The assortment won't last long
it the above prices.
Furniture and Carpe
IN THE THREE CITIES,
1525 and 1527
121, 120 and 128
CLEMANN & SALZrMH
ROOMS-50c to $1.00 Per Day.
Corner Twenty-third street and Fourth avenue. ... - EOOSW "
WILLIAM HAWTHORNE, Proprietor.
This house has Jnstbeen refitted throughout sndis now in A No. 1 -ur,!::tuB.
tl.SS per day bouse and a desirable lauiily Lo-i i.
The Cigar Par Excellence.
OPERAS, CONCHAS FIN
At Wholesale by
HARTZ & BAHtfSH
15 pieces lft
bleached crash 1ah
ones at 6c. 7c s,
Kock Island. Illinois,
THE LARGEST STOCK OF
-Of th; vr!d rtc. :r:
Thee fhne- arc thr FINEST ilil'sa
Loted fr their fio twits q:s'.f. Tt
erery Udy to in?iH:ci t.'.tin.
S. B. S. Shoe
Second atd H.".rr:s . Di'
113 and 115 Brady Street.
ST. JAMES HOTEL,
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