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THE AKG US; WEDNESDAY. SEPTEMBEtt 30 1891.
Tbe London tonight.
The Ust daj of September.
For wall paper go to Sutcliffe'a.
The etove and coal men have com
menced to bustle.
Good bakdr wanted; brio; lefereccc;
806 Tbird avenue. Moline.
Call on E. B. McKown for bard wood
and eoft conl. Telephone 1,193.
Mr. and Mrs. H. P. Simpson went to
Peoria on the tpecial this morning.
II. A. Johnson, of Partington, is in
the city on a short visit to friends.
Mr. and Mrs. II B. Sudlow were "at
heme" to their friends last evening-.
The Union says the public building
site is all right. So say we all of us.
Miss Mamie Yates has -returned from
school to visit at home for a few days.
Mrs. L. M. Buford left this morning
for Philadelphia on an extended visit to
Prices on wall paper 20 to 30 per rent
lower than any other dealer in the city at
The large sales of wall paper that Snt-
cliffe has had would surprise everybody.
That is what low prices does.
Charles Benton, special agent of the
Hettie Bernard Chase company, made
The A rocs a pleasant call today.
There will be a special meeting of the
Improvement association this evening to
which considerable importance is at
Sutclifie still continues to sell wall pa
per at greatly reduced prices. Call and
see his immense stock before purchasing
Don't forget the place, Sutcliffe? That
is where they sell wall paper at 20 to 80
per cent lower than any other merchant
in the city.
Miss Emma Iltrlz, the dressmaker, has
moved to her new home on Eighth ave
nue between Twenty-sixth and Twenty
Mayor McConorhie announces that top
Rock river bridges will be closed for re
pairs from next Monday morning until
Thursday evening following.
Mrs. J. C. Andrews, who was called
here on account of the serious illness of
her mother at Bawling, returned to her
home in Chicago this morning.
The R?ck Island plow company shut
down its shops to give employes a chance
to attend the state fair at Peorii. They
will resume operations on Friday.
Mrs. A. L. Morris and niece Miss Maud
Montgomery, will leave in a few days on
an extended western trip, which will in
clude a visit to the Sioux City corn palace
The meeting of the Twin-City Colum
bian celebration committee, to have been
held in Moline tomorrow evening, has
been postponed until Saturday evening.
The funeral of the little son ot Henry
C. Scbsfer occurred from his home on
Third avenue this afternoon at 2 o'clock,
and the interment took place in Chippis
Miss Gale will be the attraction at the
Burtis opera house, Davenport, tonight
in Oscar Wilde's romantic Italian opera,
"The Duchess of Padua." She is a very
fine artiste, having been in the BoothBar
rett combination, and her support is ex
Dr. Joseph Jenkes, formerly of the
Davenport Cathedral but now rector of
St. Paul's Episcopal church at Indianapo
lis, lad., has caused a big sensation by
preaching a series of sermons in which he
tried to prove that the end of the earth
would come within 10 years.
The following persons left on the spec
ial train over the Peoria road this morn
ing to v'sit the state fair at Peoria: Hon.
George W. Vinton and eon. Alderman
Dan Corken and sons Harry and John,
Thomas Bollman, Louis Kobn, Fred
Rinch and Miss Lula Bliss.
On account of the Jewish New Year,
May's grocery will be closed from Friday
evening at 6 o'clock until Saturday even'
ing, same boar. All customers are
respectfully requested to place their orders
early Friday morning so that they can be
filled and delivered before 6 p. m.
The Rock Island & Peoria road is car
rying a large number of passengers to the
state fair. The special which left Rock
rsland at 6 o'clock this morning had 800
leop;e'on board whenit retched its des
tination, and toe regular morning express
landed about 4K) mare. ' Tee, afternoon
trains were afso crowded.
The ever popular drama, "The Stowa
way," will be reproduced at the Burtis
cpera house, Davenport, on Friday
right, and Its return will be hailed wiib
delight by lovers of good, sound, whole
some melodrama. This play is without
diubt one of the strongest and most real
ii tic pictures of the passions that stir
n en's souls in the every day walks of
life thnt has ever been presented.
The only team of E ki broken to bar
n -ss known in existence arrived in Du
luth, Minn., on the 16:hinst , from the
Yellowstone Park, and was sold to Miss
Hmie Bernard Chase, the little blonde
SDubrette, for fo.500, including the ex
press charges, amounting to $5,753. Thty
ar-3 two magnificent animals, full of life
and spirit. Site will use them in her
pli.y of "Uncle's Darling."
Christ and Henry Metzgar, the brick -mf
kers,. called at Th Arucs office last
evening to state that the Union's long and
detailed account of "murderous" deeds
in which their names together with those
of Grant Mounts, Jacob Cbatterton and
FrtdJUath are associated, were entirely
unfounded and false in every particular.
Toe bojs say they were out for a little
tim, but they were not after blood or for
creating a serious disturbance. They
wew msrely on fun bent, and when it
was ever they paid for it cheerfully.
The jury in the cise of Tol'.min vs.
Pe'ers.m this morning returned a verdict
of S 100 for the plaintiff, and Judge
Smit'i set asMe the verdict which is the
third time it has reen set aside by the
Dresi ling j.ide The case of Milton
Col well for assault with intent to murder
committed on the person of Joseph Rosen
field on Labor day is being tried today,
the greater part of which was spent in
selecting a jury.
BffiTH OF A CITY.
Penelope He told me yon were not
nearly so good looking as L
Penlita Dear me. He told me yon
were rot nearly so good looking as L
Pem-lope Then he has fibbed to both
FerCita Oh, no. Only to yon, dear.
Judging from Associations.
"The old saying, 'Tell me a man's
company and 111 tell yon who he is,'
doesn't appl . to girls."
"Because if they have company they're
only to gl.n. to tell you who he is them
selves,'' Philadelphia Times.
What They -Wanted.
"Did Smith produce his new play last
"And did the audience call him before
the curtain after the last act?"
"Yes, and demanded their money
back." Xaahville Herald.
Not That Way.
Visitor (in Jones' room at 11 p. m.
That young lady in the house across the
way sinj-s like a bird.
Jones (unkindly) Well, not alto
gether. You see, a bird stops singing
at night. Detroit Free Press.
G snd see Reha, the only living half
lady on exhibition at the London Clothing
B. Birkenfeld offers tor sale his entire
stock of books, stationery, confectionery
and toys, ice cream parlors and fixtures
complete. Also bis property for sale or
rent for any number ot years to suit
M'lle. Feba the famous living half lady
on exhibition at the London tonight.
A DREAM 07 HaPFIHKSS
Maybe followed by a morning of "La Grippe.1'
Easily, and why? Because the displacement of
corering in ld, a neglected draught from a partly
closed window, an open transom connected with
a'wlndy entry in a botel, may convey to your nos
trils and lans the death-dealing blast. Terrible
and swift are the inroads made by this new des
troyer. The medicated alcoholic principle in
Hostetter's rtomach Bitters will check the dire
complaint. A p ersistence in this preventive of it
farther development will absolutely checkmate
toe danpernns mtiaay. I nmeaic&tf a alcoholic
stimulant are of little or no ralue. The last me
dium i the Bi'.trr. No lees Incurious is it in cases
of malaria, biilionsnesg, constipation, rheumatism,
dvswDeia anl kidnev trouble . Th weak are
nsouliy those noon who n disease fastens first.
Invigorate wf b the Bitters.
Can always be made with Dr. Price's Cream Baking
Powder. And while cakes and biscuit wri'il retain their moist
ure, they will be found flaky and extremely light and fine
grained, not coarse and full of holes as are the biscuit made
from ammonia baking powder. Price's Cream Baking Pow
der produces work that is beyond comparison and yet costs
so more than the adulterated ammonia or alum powders.
Dr. Price's stands for pure food and good health.
The Rush for Lots at the Chan
' ' "' dler Site.
AT0VN SPRINGS INTO EXISTENCE.
Five Thonsand People Ocenpy the Loca
tion In the Wink of an Eye Waiting
In the Rain for the Word to "Go" Mlas
Daisy Kuland's Mishap and Indomita
ble Pluck She Hreaks a Bone, bat
Claims the Lot She Fell Vpon A Mag
GCTHRIE, O. T., Sept. SO Another
great rush is over and another city ia
born. Where at noon Monday not a
sign of human habithtion existed there ia
now a city of 5.C03 people.' Hundreds of
white tents gleam among the trees, the
sounds of the saw and hammer are beard.
and people are buying and selling. At an
early hour Monday morning Uovernor
Steele exhibited a plat of the town site of
Chandler and aunouueed that the survey
was completed, and at 11:38 the bugle
would give warning, and at 1'J m. a volley
from the soldiers mukets in the center
f the public square would be the aigual
A Mixed Crowd tor a Fact.
The 5, CWO iieople who bad been waiting
a week to get in on the town site were
gleeful. By 10 o'clock horsemen aud foot
men stood three and five deep at all avail
able points of the east and west borders
of the town site. Few people had no-
ticeu that tne sky was overcast with
black clouds, and all were surprised when,
with a crash of thunder, rain began? to
fall, tor two hours it poured a perfect
ileluee, and the water ran in streams.
Every one was drenched, yet not a person
moved from the liue. Meu iu broadrlo'h.
women in silks, cowboys, vaniblers,
preachers, boomers, all stood aud took
tiie rain. All were too eager for a home
or a fortune to be moved by a mere
The Itreak for the Main Street.
The plot showed that Manual avenue.
fronting ou the public square and run
ning a mile through the town and all on
the smooth backbone of the town site,
would be the mam business street. For
it everybody was headed. The thick
woods did not hinder the horsemen, who.
as the signal was given, dashed at break
neck speed for the best lot they could get.
Jumping from their horses they would
jam a stake into the ground and yell.
Ihis is my lot " while horses ran loose
pell-mell everywhere. The footmen, how
ever, in many instauces got the best lots.
as the horses could not be stopped under
fifty feet. Many men were knocked from
their horses by tree limbs, while niauy
horses and men fell flat in the rush, yet
there was but one serious accident.
PLUCKY DAISY EULAND.
She Conies to Crief In the Ku.h, Hut
Make Her Claim.
Miss Xaunette Daisy Euland, of Sueves-
berg, wrs on a fast horse and ascending a
rocky cliff the horse fell and threw her
against a bowlder. Her forehead got an
awful blow and her left leg was frac
tured. She was unconscious for three
hours, but the physician said there was no
concussion, and at 6 o'clock she was ra
tional. She decliwred: The lot where I
fell is all mine." Selling fas.t at once the
scramble began. Many lots had from two to
three claimants, each contending that tie
was there first. One contestant wou.d
buy out auother, while those who "got
left" at once wanted to buy.
Bny In Haste, Repent at Leisure.
One corner lot sold for ftjOO aud a good
many went at from fcio to &UK). By 3
o'clock tents were up everywhere, and
the "business houses," which had been
down on the school section, planted on the
town site as rapidly as possible. By sup
per time tne city of teuts was in good or
der and the foundation laid forfa splendid
town, rrom tne day the country waa
opened a company of soldiers and twenty
three deputy marshals have paraded the
town site in regular beats, and no one has
been allowed to set foot on the forbidden
grounds. The first and only view the
people had of the town site was the im
mense rocky bluS at the left of the road
Where They Made Their Mistake.
Thinking this a sample of the site, and
harins no wav to learn better, aa a beau
tiful growth of timber covers the ground,
except about forty acres, the center of
the south quarter, man got tired of wait
ing and returned to their homes "cuss
ing" the town site. No greater mistake
was ever made. New that the people have
sen it all curses have been turned to
praise, the people finding here as pictur
esque and desirable a town site as could
have been found anywhere in the lands
opened en Sept. 22. There is plenty of
Was a Fair Deal All Round.
The fact that everybody was given an
equal chance for lots, many of the busi
ness lots being taken by poor men and
women, and that all adjoining lands were
given to actual settlers and no town com
panies allowed to file on any of them,
proves the falsity of the many charges
made against tne lana omce ana terri
torial officials. While some mistakes
were made in the opening, no man can
truthfully say that there was ever an at
tempt at robbery or chicancery of any
kind. The entire opening has been con
ducted in a manner reflecting great credit
upon every official connected with it. .
FOUNDERED WITH SIX MEN.
Tug Goes Down with All Her Crew In
Saclt Ste. Marie, Mich.. Sept. 80.
During a heavy gale Monday night the
tag Bertha Endress went down near M
maise with six men on board and all per
ished. It was the worst storm in years.
Among the lost were the sons of both
Messrs. Bell and Duncan, large owners ia
the Michepocten mine. The crew all
lived in Canada.
Couldn't Make Peace with His Wife.
Boston, Sept. 30. Clarence E. Make
peace died at Massachusetts general hos
pital yesterday, the effect of a gunshot
wound inflicted by his wiie Annie at their
residence at Avon last Satarday morning,
as a climax of ten years of married nn
happiness. The wife is in custody and
rill be held on a charge of murder.
Mrs. Allen G. Tbnrraaa Dying.
' Columbus, O., Sept. SO. Mrs. Allen G.
Thurman, wife of the venerable ex-senator,
is dying. She has been very ill for
several weeks, and can scarcely survive
long. All the family are gathered at her
A WORLD'S FAIR BANQUET.
ror.lfn Envoys Dined ' at the Palmer
House (Assignment of Space. '
ChicAoo, Sept. 83. The banquet ten
dered by the citisens of Chicago to the
European envoys to the Columbian expo
sition at t-he Palmer House last night was
one of the most magnificent ever given
in this city. The hall in which the bca-
quet was held was gorgeously decorated
with ferns, palms and potted flowers.
while the walls were draped with the
Bags of tne various countries represented.
At the east side of the banquet room was
a magnificent floral piece constructed in
the shape of a globe and about five feet in
A Beaatiful Work or Floral Art.
The ground work of the globe was built
of evergreen and smilax, and then in
different colored flowers were traced the
outlines of the different continents. These
were reflected out in beautiful colors by
the incandescent lights with which the
globe was nearly filled. The name of each
country was lettered across the globe in
flowers and the geographical outlines
were traced in roses of various colors,
dahlias, sweet peas aud carnations. Upon
the table at which the guests of honor
sat were three mammoth cushions of
rosea containing 1,000 American Beauty
The Gnest of Honor.
President linker presidtd, having on his
right Sir Henry Truemau Wood and
James Dredge, representing the govern
ment of Great Britain, and on his left
iierr Adolph Wermuth, imperial commis
sioner for Germany, and Dr. Emil Meyer,
royal commissioner from Denmark. Near
ly 800. of the most eminent of Chicago's
business and professional men were pres
ent. The royal and imperial commission
ers left for Mew York today aud will sail
for Europe Oct. 7.
Toasts and Responses.
After a nvt elaborate menu had been
discussed toasts were proposed and re
sponded to as follows: "The i-ociety of
Arts" tMr Henry Woo d; "Xlie Exposition
Abroad" Beujauiin Butterworth; "Ger
many at the Fair" Herr Adolph Wer
muth; "The Slates at the Exposition"
William Lindsay; "Great Britain at the
Fair" James Dredge; "Internationalism"
Lyman J. G.ivre; "Denmark at the Fair''
Dr. Emil Meyer; "Rewards of Columbus"
E. G. Mason.
First hpace at the Fair Assigned
Five hundred aud eight thousand five
hundred sqaare feet of space in the
World's fair buildings were formally as
signed to t'-e governments of England,
Germany, and Denmark vesterday. Of this
amount Knglaud gels 'Jtio.KUO square fert.
Germany 210,000 square ieet and Dcu
tuark 20,000 in the main building, and
M,5uu in addition for a dairy exhibit.
Each of the commissioners pledged his
government to an earnest, aciive partici
pation in the fair and promised that every
foot of the space would be assigned This
is the first space that has been assigned to
any prospect. ve exhibitor at the fair.
THE SWITCHMEN'S ASSOCIATION.
Old ORicers lte-Elerted anil Other l$u-i-
riiiLAiiKLrmA, Sept. 30 At the con
vention of the Switchmen's mutual asso
ciation yesterday the grand officers were
unanimously re-clecled as follows: Graud
master, Frank Sweeney, Minneapolis;
vice grand master, John Donning, Chi
cago; second vice grand master, Miles V".
Barrett, Kansas City, grand secretary
and treasurer, William S. Sinstroit, Chi
cago. The retiring mem'.iers of the board
of directors. John Callahan, Chicago; !
Kooert Davison, Joliet, and George La-.,-,
Chicago, wereunanimously re-elected. The
other members of the board are John E.
Wilson, La Crosse, Wis., aud Edward
Hutchinson, town of Lake, Ills.
The Grand l.ndg-es Action Indorsed.
Thetueetiug indorsed the action of the
grand lodge officers during the past vear.
and also indorsed the course of T'le
Switchmen's Journal with reference to
the trouble between the Switchmen's as
sociation and the Brotherhood of Rail
road trainmen. The constitution aa
amended is modeled upon that of the
Federated Orders of Railway Employes.
and the association is, therefore, placed in
accora witn tne last named organization.
Appropriate action was taken with refer
ence to the death of John W. Drury, of
Chicago, the founder of the order and oue.
of its first officers.
Report on Financial Matters.
The treasurer reported that during the
year funds amounting to tl71.71S.56 had
been collected for the endowment fund,
and (166,600 disbursed. The new plan ot
assessing members lor tne payment of
death and d'tability benefits provides that
each mem be: aball pay (1.80 per month in
advance into the benefit fund. The asso
ciation comprises 155 lodges and shows an
increase in .membership during the year
of 2,453, making a total membership of
On the Base Ball Diamond.
Chicago, Sept. 30. Boston made an
other gain in the League pennant fight
yesterday and Chicago is only two points
ahead now. The League scores were: At
Boston (First game) Boston, 13; Xew
York, 8. (Second game) Boston, 11; Xew
York, H At Brooklyn Brooklyn, 8;
Philadelphia. 1. At Cleveland Cleve
land, 13; Chicago, 14. At Pittsburg
Pittsburg, 6; Cincinnati, 7.
Association: At Mil "aukee Milwau
kee, 4; Louisville, 10. Athletic-Baltimore
and Washiugton-Boston games pre
vented by rain.
Terrible Destitution In Russia. -ST.
Petebsbubg, Sept. 30. The people
In the famine districts are reduced to eat
ing sweepings and refuse from the flour
mills. This material ia so injurious that
cattle are not allowed to feed upon it.
The government is blamed for not pro
hibiting the exporting of rye before the
snpply was exhausted. The famine is
not the only soarce of distress. A plague
has destroyed thousands ot heads of cat
tle and many villages have been burned,
the inhabitants being two weak from
hunger to combat the flames.
To Better the Condition of Jews.
Paris, Sept. 30. After Mr. Hirsch, the
American minister .to Turkey, left his
post on leave of absence for the purpose
of visiting America, he had several con
ferences with leading Hebrews in this city
in regard to the measures to be adopted
to better the condition of the Jews who
have been driven from Russia. Mr.
Hirsch sailed for Xew York on the Fuerst
Bismarck on Saturday last.
Sacrificed Herself In Vain.
Lebanon, Pa., Sept. 80. Mrs. Thomas
Bomberger while endeavoring to save
her year old son, who had- strayed on the
traik of the elecric railroad, was (truck
by a car and Instantly killed. The child
was fatally injured.
our linen department is full Huck tenve ai, ,.
and running over with desirable aj en v.
things at low prices.
Special tor this week:
Turkish towels, good size,
Turkish towels, extra,
Huck towels, all linen, good qual
On. case cotton ca
crashes, in better
Special values in J
finest and lar -7. sho
cloaks, caps and jacket
Rock Island. Illinois.
THE LARGEST STOCK OF
Furniture and Carpel
IN THE THREE CITIES,
1525 and 1527
124, 120 and 128
CLEMSKM & SALZMH
ROCK T :.s,i
cerTawax Arruxs roa-T
We Have Pitched
Our Low-Priced B
and our competition is ham
hit. The public seem to
appreciate it anl wear i
smile when they leave tit
5s. R .Y .Shnft Wmi
Bl I W W I I V W.I
Loaded with bargains.
Second acd Harrison Sts., DiVEP0n.
113 and 115 Brady Street.
ROOMS 50c to $1.00 Per Day.
ST. JAMES HOTEL,
Corner Twenty-third street and Fourth arenne, .... ROCK ISLAM). Hi
WILLIAM HAWTHORNE, Proprietor.
Thla house has Just been refitted throughout and Is now In A No. 1 nditlon. ltlttirM
$l-5 per day house and a desirable family botel.
JQavenport Business College,
COMPLETE IN AT.T, DEPARTMENTS.
FOR CATALOGUES ADDEISS
J. C. DUNCAN, Davenport.
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