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ock Island Daily ''Argus.
ROCK ISLAND, SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 2G, 1S91.
Single Copies 5 Casta
Per Week 13 Gents.
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To our immense line of Fall Overcoats.
To our immense line of Men's Dress Suits.
To our immense line of Men's Business Suits.
To our immense line of Boys and Children's Clothing
THE LOWEST PRICES YET NAMED FOR EQUAL VALUES.
Never have better goods heen shown.
Never have greater varieties been Shown.
Never have prices been so low.
Every department full of new novelties.
Rich in quality, all the leading styles, plenty of them
THERE ti NO ROOM FOR IMPROVEMENT IN OUR MEN'S DEPARTMENT.
There is no Boom for Implement in Our Boys' ai lltf s Department.
Children's 3-Piece Suits
Children's Double-Breasted Suits
Children's Nobby Kilt Suits
Children's Fine Overcoats
Nobby Hats, Nobby Ties, No End to Them.
HE GETS A SHOCK OF 2,500 VOLTS,
And Walks Home Apparently Not the
Wome A Minneaota Cleigyiuan Win
Another Man'i Best Girl, and the In
serted Swain "Takes It Out of His
Hide" Teleirranher Cnm-luile .. It...
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tho Anti-Strike Policy and to Amal
gamate. Alb ant, June 19. A lad named Mc
Donald caught bold of nn iron bar of an
awning in front of 140 South Pearl street
Wednesday night and and tried to raise
himself so as to look in the window. Tha
Iron frame of the awning became con
nected with an electric light. In an in
stant flashes of electricity and sparks flew
out of the boy's feet with detonations like
a pack of powder crackers. He was com
pletely charged with the fluid and could
not let go his hold. A bystander caught
hold of him and pulled him away, but in
doing so received a shock himself, and was
knocked into the street. The boy was
dazed and stunned, but was soon restored
and walked to his home, apparently unin
jured. Tim vultaire which passed through
him was about 2.500.
.- NOT A MUSCULAR CHRISTIAN.
So He Caught Two I.lrkinc tar Cutting
Out Another Man.
Winona, Minn.,.Iune 19. Rev.CA.Foss,
a youug Presbyterian minister occupying
pulpits at Cantou and Lanesboro, came
into the city Wednesday wearing two
black eyes, and haviug the appearance
otherwise of being the victim of assault.
His errand was to swear out a warrant for
the arrest of a young man named Caine,
the son of W. W. Caine, of Wiscoy, for
His Reverence Should Learn to Box.
The Kev. Mr. Foss, it seems, had been
paying attentions to a young lady at Wis
coy. and in doing so had usurped the place
in her affections formerly occupied by
Came. For this he had received two sound
threshings from his rival and he seeks
WILL STRIKE AND AMALGAMATE.
Important Action hy the Order of Bail
St. Loris, June 19. The convention of
the Order of Railway Telegraphers was
characterized yesterday by some spirited
debates on the elimination of the anti
strike clause in their constitution. Final
ly after an hour's debate a motion was
carried abolishing the anti-strike clause.
Mortimer D. Shaw, on behalf of the Broth
erhood of Telegraphers, made a speech in
favor of the appointment of a joint com
mittee to prepare a plan of amalgamation.
At the conclusion of bis address a motion
to adopt the proposition of the brother
hood was carried unanimously.
Quick Work in a Divorce Court.
East St. Louis, Ills., June 19. Sunday
afternoon Milton C. Brown, a prominent
business man of this city, and his wife
were out carriage riding. The couple
quarrelled and Wednesday afternoon Mrs.
Brown applied for a divorce on' the
grounds of extreme and repeated entity.
Mr. Brown waived all rights of defense
and in five miDUtes the divorce was in-ant
ed. Mrs. Brown immediately left for
Pittsburg, where she will visit with
Will Sullivan and Slavln Fight?
XewVobk. June 19 John L. Snlli
telegraphed from San Jose, Cala., last
night his willingness to meet Slavin for
110,000 a side and the highest purse that
any club will offer, the fight to take place
on the return of Sullivan from Australia
thrp mnnth ltenro Kl.v4n l- -i i
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fight Sullivan right away if the latter wl.l
puBipuue uis trip to Australia,
FIFER VETOES A MEASURE. r
Be Say It Is a Legalization of Bad Com.
Springfield. Ills.. June m-Rnnmni-
Fifer yesterday vetoed the bill authoriz
ing corporations which furnish material
and aid in the construction or oneratinn
of railroads to own and hold shares in the
ca.iital stock of railroad companies. Instat
ing his objections the governor says: "Un
der the bill any corporation which mines
and furnishes to some railroad ten tons
of coal per year, or which furnishes an
nually wo gauons oi on i or toe axles, or
twenty drinking cups or lanterns, could
own and bold the stock of everv railrruul
in the state.
Sweeping Extension of Power.
u Vn snrh flweoninir TtitaiAn iif
ate power was ever before granted in a
sinifle enactment bv tha mAtBl D..mkU
of the state. Combinations are authorized
by tnis uu compared with which those of
the past are of small consequence. The
means by which these combinations could
be formed should the bill become a law
are so obvious that they need not be fur
ther discussed here."
Lassiso, June 19. The deadlock between
the two houses over the Richardson sue
cine tax bill was disposed of yesterday by
a conference committee agreement. Tha
compromise will require the railroads to
pay an increased tax of H78.000 yearly, a
cut down of (80,000 from the original form
ct the bill. All roads earning under 93,000
per mile will pay a tax of 2 per cent.; nn
der H000, 2K per cent.; under t6,0U0, 8tf
per cent., ana wnen over PWJU, 4 ner TV
Nolo the laevltmbls Final Sentence, "
Poetlaxd, Or., June 19. At Monu
ment, Grant county, Wednesday, during
a quarrel, a blacksmith named Churchill,
shot and killed his helper. While escap
ing Churchill shot and mortally wounded
a man whom he thought was one of a
sheriff's posse in pursuit. It caught the
murderer will probably be lynched.
The Bases at Chicago.
Chicago, June 19. The winning horses
at the West Side track yesterday ware:
Cams, 1 1-16 mites, 120; Maud Howard,
mile, 1.-04X; Bankrupt, 1 m mitoa.
lag; uea ugnt, mile, 1:18;
Lynn, mile, idS,
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