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ROCK ISLAND, THURSDAY, OCTOBER 1, 1S91.
And Their Depositors Are Pay
ing the Bill.
EAD FAILURE AT CHEISMAN, ILLS.
1 Blng-le Copies 5 Cents
1 Par Wfwk iiufinii
We Point With Pride
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 Clothin
THE LOWEST PRICES YET NAMED FOR EQUAL VALUES.
Never have better goods been 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 K NO ROOM FOR IMPROVEMENT IN OUR MEN'S DEPARTMENT.
Tliere is no Room for ImproYement in Dnr Boys' ai CMren's Department.
Children's 3-Piece Suits
Children's Double-Breasted Suits
Children's Nobby Kilt Suits '
Children's Fine Qverr.natg
Nobby Hats, Nobby Ties, No End to Them.
The StandlforI Bran.' Il.uk Goes Coder
Owing Ponibljt 1SO.OOO Tiie Part
ner Mleslng and Creditors Left to Hold
the Very Empty Bag A Number of
Foor People Suffer for Their jConfl
dence, as Well a Other Who Weren't
Danville, Ills., Oct, L, Standiford
Bros., bankers, of Chrisman, closed their
doors yesterday, leaving many depositors
with heavy hearts and light purses. For
some time past t here has been a feeling of
uneasiness among the patrons of. the
bank, which was a orivate one. It beins-
known that the firm was speculating on
tne Chicago board of trade, and many de
positors withdrew their iMtrnnan Turn
weeks ago J. E. Standiford left with his ,
wue lor California, and on Saturday ,
nizht last A. B. Standiford. the head f
the firm, went to Chicago, from which
point no trace of Inm can be found.
"Begrets" are Universal.
About two months ago a young man
named Thompson was induced to pnt
some money inio the firm and wntV,. .
position of cashier. Mr. Thompson is not '
oniy out oi a job but is minus his cash. He
has, however, a large stock of regrets on
hand, which will be shared bv the de
positors. When A. B. Strand iford left
on Saturday he forget to give the cashier
the combination nf tha uk . r, nr.
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lbonipson did business on the deposits
""IS .muuuay ana up to 1 o'clock
Tuesday, when he closed the doors. Tues
day eveniniz Bibo & Pn hmt.N
and Several Chrismnn riannaitnra ha1 t '
tachments issued Hgainst the bank, and
vc ducuu iuui possession.
Partial List of the Losses.
Tbe followintr is a list of th ilonncitnr.
and creditors: V. T. Gilkey, $20,000;
Samuel Moore, 9,000; C. Y. Lewis. 15,500;
Bibo & Co.. Paris. 2S (Km- Allan Kiir .
000; Jesse Lowther, $3,000; W. F. Hoult,
1.000: A K. Hartlr 1 :JVV Tt T-t
ett, tl.iM); John Carroway. $1,000; Mell
Jiaineny, i,iiui; John AIoss. $1,200; Sny
der Warne, 400; Lawson Seybold, $1,500;
n. jo. umuoway, $K,U00; William B. Gal-
lowav. JS00: F (J limn 47iVI- v V Ct...
field, $400; George Fair, zho; William
Hoult. S1.0OO: Snilinal Kan I nr. t 0 min. W
J. McAnally, $2,600; Widow Moss," $1,5C0;
ouuu uaum, riu; uaum ec James, foOO;
Abe Lunwr. 30ll- Mrs TKna Sniu.kl.ir
$2.0(O: Ril Jk Hnoora ttLUt- IT Ho a VJ
$300. ' "
Poor People Mulcted.
There are a. Irm nnmha nf email
v. .J 1. 1 . IUm,
Who are Ollt SUIVIS rn tri n c frnm ftO-T,
$200, most of whom are poor people who
una au tueir money in the bank. The
Good Templars, of which J. E. Standiford
"aaireiuurer, anu tne JJ. ji. church, of
which A. B. Standiford was treasurer,
lose small amounts. Tha n.M I7aiin..
lodtre and the Knights nt rt-f in..
small sums. The Standifords were among
tue losers oy tne nre j aiy ao, which de
stroyed the best halt of the business por-
tion Of the town, hilt wem too 1 1 In.nHul
Eleven new brick buildings are well under
way on tne site or the Are, among which
was a new bank building for the Standi-fords.
A 'nmber or "Peculiarities."
There are nnmhar um.,i1;mi mm
. v. .kiui WAU
ins to liirht in the StnnHfr.i-rla' m.ihi.
a r-t . J L. UUU3
of doing business. All notes held by thein
tor coueciion nave been hypothecated
with Bibo & Co., Paris, and a bank at
Tuscola. They have been borrowing
wherever they could get a dollar for some
months past. Bibo & Co.. Philip Bibo and
Jacob Sholem. nf PmH hnM n.,i. n
the paper they have been handling and
are in ior aoout yas.uuu. The standiforda
are Interested in the Western Newspaper
er, EL C. Standiford. own the patent plate
Inducement to Explorers.
PARIS. Oct. L In the south of Franco
an eccentric woman named Cabonret, baa
left $1,600,000 to any Frenchman who ran-
etrates farther than any one has gone into
tne wuus or Africa with 500 or more
compatriots, on the condition that one
half of tbe caravan returns safely. Mme.
Cabouret was an enthusiastic admirer of
Cardinal Lavigerie and was anxious to
nnnrna ttin alftva tpad. Th.willl.JU.
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puted by her relatives.
Emmons Blaine' Appointment.
Baltimore. Oct. L President Vu
of the B. and O. railroad, yesterday caused
tbe issuance of tbe following circnlar-
"Mr. Emmons Blaine is appointed general
agent oi mis company tor Chicago and tbe -
uunuweei, to uue enect uct. l, 1891. He
will be the authorized renrHnnutin
the executive denartmenr. nf tha
and will report directly to the president.'
"somcewiu oe in the Kookery bulling,
' Concluded to Suspend Dividends..
NEW YOBK. Oct. 1. The Missouri Pacific
railroad directors yesterday formally de-
ciueu to suspena dividend payments on
the stock. A statement was given ont
showing that in the nine months just
passed the road earned $070,078 less than
fixed charges. It paid two dividends, and
so far this year had a deficit of $1,619,27.
Petal End of a Quarrel.
Mmxeapolis, Oct. L Charles Bergman,
and Howard Myrlck, iron molders at the
works of the Herzog-Gillette Manufactur
ing company, got Into a quarrel Tuesday.
Bergman struck My rick with a clnb and
kicked him when he was down. Mvrick
died at midnight. He was 17 years old
and the only son of a widow. -
Baeea at Oarneld Park.' ,
CniCAOO. Cirt 1 Thanaiilan,)...
at Garfield park were won as follows:
Zeke Hardy. mile, 1:15,V; Lena Frey.
i. wue, viiunn, i mile, !:!; Urmie,
1 miles, a:09K; -Carlsbad, mile, 1:15;
Aristocrat, W miles, five hurdles, 2:23.
A World's Fair Commissioner Bart. '
Milwaukee, Oct. L William Rahr.
one of the World's fair staU commission
ers, was thrown from his horns at Mani
towoc xuesaay and received lnlurlaa
Ukely to prove faUl.
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