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THE ARGUS, SATURDAY, OCTOBER 15, 1892;
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FELL TO DEATH.
Pitched From a Train on the
rOTJND DEAD ON THE LOGS BELOW.
Shocking Fate of an Unknown Man Yes
terday Afternoon Supposed to He J. M.
Lew la of Minneapolis, Though the Coro
ner's Inquest Falls to Establish ills Exact
Identity Particulars of the Fatality. ' u
An unknown man supposed however.
to be J. M. ljewls of .Minneapolis, fell
from a west bound freight train on the
Rock Island road, passing over the elouch
bridge at 5 o'clock yesterday afternoon,
and was nicked up dead on the logs ol a
raft of the Rock Island Lumber company
in the slouch 50 feet below, a few rain
How Ik Happened.
The frightful fatality wms witnessed by
Emil Prank and Frank Zimnier, two men
employed on the log rafts of the Lumber
com par v. The man was r idiot: on the
top of one of the box cars and was seen
to Fiiddenlv pitch head forruioatjfrom the
top of the car. lie ft ruck the deck of tbe
fori dire ard then fell on through to the
losrs below, alighting on his face.
The two men mentioned, hastened to
the unfor.tinate man. wuo was still
breathing when lhay found him, but ex
pired a minute or twolaer. It is sup
Dosed his neck was dtt-looated, and that
be also suffer, d fatal internal injuries.
The body was conveyed to the shore, and
Coroner Hawes summoned. Tbe coroner
impanneled a jury, composed cf Charles
E Hodgson, foreman, C. A.. Martin, J
8. Wivill. L. V. Eckhart, O. W. Copp
and B. F. Knox, and aj iurned he in
quest until this morning. Tbe body
meanwhile was taken in charge by Un
dertaker Kcox. In tbe pocuets were
found a penny and some odd articles, but
nothing to lead to establishing tbe man's
Who was He?
This morning the icq iest was com
Dieted. The testimony of the two meo
mentioned was all that cou'd be secured,
and they told of the circumstances of the
catastrophe as Given. Tnesa wituessea
said that after finding the body, a nun
came alone who said the de id man was
his companion, and that his name was J
M. Lewis, of Minneapolis; but this man
could not be afterward found. An etnp
tv whisky bottle was found by bis side
on the loss, and it is supposed that he
was intoxicated when he fell. The man
was apparently 25 years of age.
The coroner's jury returned a verdict
that the body was that of "an unbnown
man who came to his death accidentally
by falling off a train while crossing the
slough bridge on the C, R. I. & P. rail
road into a log raft underneath tbe
A Deck Hand's Fate.
A deck hand whose name has not been
learned, fell into the river while stepping
from the steamer Sidney to the Pittsburg
as tbey were lyinz at tbe dock in Davec
port this morning and was drowned.
Music at the Tower tomorrow.
Bleuers band at the Tower tomorrow.
Secure homes in the Keystone district
Bleuer's bacd at the Tower tomorrow.
Mrs. E. G. Fr&zcr is visiting in Chicago.
See Arnold's adv. in The Arods on
tbe seventh page.
Bleuer's band playB at the Watch
Towtr tomorr w.
Lots in the Keystone district are central.
accessible and clean.
Gustiv Stengel is seriously ill at hit-
home on Fourth avenue.
Houses for sale on the installment
plan, or to rent by E. II. Guycr.
A. D. Ilueeing has choice real estate
for sale at a bargain in tdl parts of tbe
'Aunt Bridget's Biby" will be the at
traction at Harper's theatre next Friday
John Oswald came out with a new
dray this morning, which is en ornament
to the business.
Street cars will soon run from down
town factories to Thirty -eight street, the
best location for cheap homes.
If the Union can get any consolation
oat of that alleged pearl button interview
this morning, it is welcome to it.
The way tbe bedroom suites are selling
atG. O. Huckstaedl'a is an Indication of
their good quality and low prices.
The Treason vs Weaver caso is still on
trial in the circuit court and will proba
bly not be finished for some time.
The ladies of the First M. E. church
have abandoned tbe Merchants' Carnival
to have been given under thajr charge at
Harper's theatre, Wednesday and Thurs
day evenings of next week.
Found A pocketbook containing a
sma'l sum of money, which owner can
have by calling at Claus H Franck's
For the best selected stock of furniture
and carpets in the city, o to G. O
Huckstaedt's. He has them at the low
If you want something extra fine for
decorating your homes, parlors or club
rooms on any ' cession, remember Krell
& Math baye it.
"Four Hundred Years of American
History, or Christianity and National
Development," at tbe FirstBaptist church
Bright fe&tooning at 6c a yard at Krell
& Math's. Everybody can and should
decorate at the prices we are selling dec-
ationa, at Krell & Math's.
There will be a song service for young
mm at the Y. M. C. A. at 3:30 p. m. to
morrow. J. K. Groom will speak upon
the topic. "Curistian Work."
Mr. and Mrs. H. S. Fraser, of Indian
apoiis. are in the city to attend the , re
ception that occurs at P. L. Mitchell's
Moad.-y afternoon ami evening.
M. r . Wcbmry, or L.enox. la., came
hire this week, called by the serious ill
ness of bis mother in Moline- Mrs. Mc
boiry is reported as somewhat improved
Dedicatory ceremonies of World's
Fuir buildings Oct. 19 to 22. The C,
It. I. & P. railway will sell tickets to
Chicago and return at a rate of fare and
one-third, good to return up to the 24
Senator Mills left this morning for Bur
liug'on, where he speaks tonight. Then
tie delivers six speeches in Minnesota.
and six in Wisconsin. The Texas states
man is one of the best vote makers in tbe
John Adams and William Kirke, of
Madison, lad., are in the city, the guests
of Capt. Whitney. Mr. Kirke is an old-
time democrat who has trayeled ail oyer
he state, and is sanguine that Indiana
will be found this year in the democratic
At :he United Presbyterian, preach
ing at 10:45 a. m. and 7:30 p. m. by tbe
pastor, liev. II. (J. Marshall. Morn
ing subj- ct, '-Prayer for Sabbath
Schools." The Sabbath school will
meet at 9:34 a. m. ; young people's meet
ing at 6:45 p. m.
The Ro:k I -land High school nine de
ftt ed the K-jmper Ha'l, Davenport, team
at Twin City p-irk yesterday afternoon
by a score of 9 to 6 It was quite inter
esting throughout and was fairly at
tended. The High schools play at Gene
seo this afternoon.
The funeral of Mrs. Debney, of Mo
line, was held fromSt.Joseph's church this
morning. Among the floral tributes was
a beautiful de-igo from the employes of
of tbe Rock Island bouse, Miss Annie
Debney, daughter of the deceased, being
in the em p-oy of that house.
Cipt. W. T. Channon luckily escaped
very serious irjury yesterday afternoon
in Moline. While working under a scaf
fold upon which two men were at work
tbe tea ff old broke, lettiug the combined
weight down upon bim. but fortunately
he received only a few bruises and will
be all riii.it again in a dy or two.
Among tbe prom'nent democrats who
came to Kock '"land to heir Senator
Mills wire: Hon. Charles Dunham, of
Gjneseo; C. W. Cobb, of Cambridge; 8
L. Swi-hir, of Coe; R. L. Stoddard nd
Daniel Edging ton, of Edongton; M. T
Wait. M. U. Wait and L. G. Wait, of
Reynolds, and Fred D.Bord, of Hamlet
'I was deaf for a year, caused by ca
tarrh in the hed, but was perfectly
cure:! by Hood's aarsapari'Ia. tl. tucks.
Roches it r, N. 1.
0. W. Hawaa Camp Attention.
All neighbors are cordially invited to
attend the first annual ball of C. W.
Hawes' Camp No. 1550, M. W. of A., at
Armory ball, Friday evening next.
Special invitation is extended to members
of neighboring camps. T. H. Elms.
J. W. Wilson. Sec. of Com.
TIHS DAILY AKGUS DSLIvKKGD AT YOU B
JL door eerv erumng lor livic per week.
l?XCLTHSIONS,UUNTING, FISHING. BEAU
non-explosive ocean launches for hire
TjrT ANTED Earnest, Intelligent Hdy to estab-
II lien airooj navluir business: one bavin? had
experience in a sick room preferred ; call at suite
a, aicuuuoogn diock. .uavenpori, lows.
A GKNTS making S5 to 510 per day selling the
jtx. Electrical Wonder housuhol 1 want. SOU Brady
ei.ee t, Davenport, Iowa, second door, room V, !i to
v p. in. uenerai agem waniea.
kj B offer agents big money.
1 1 lory ;
in exclusive terrl-
our new patent bares se 1 at sinht in city
orcountry; uew agents In tbe fltjld actually get
rug rich: one stent in ote day cleared $80: so
au you ; catalogue free. Alpine Safe Co., No
C3T-371, Clark street, Cincinnati, U.
SALESMEN WANTED TO TRAVEL IN sur
rounding districts, by team or otherwise, fo
lic' i .g orders on eomitiistioii fiom retail dealers
for rubber boots acd h es, to b shipped direct
f.om factory. Tho-eaready travelii.g with an-
o ber line of goods could make this a valuable
ttuuiiTou io tbeir Dusineps. Auurepa &r tiu par-
icu'ars ana references, uoicuesier uuuocr Lo,
Mr. J. C. Jones, of Fulton, Ark., says of
FSSJjSJ "About ten years ago I con
h WtSHiia tracted a severe case of blood
poison. Leading physicians prescribed
medicine after modicine, which I took
Vv ithout any relief. I also tried mercu
rial and potash remedies, with unnuo-
cossful results, but which brought ou t-.i
attack of mercuri"! r. eumatisra th.it
made my life one of agony. Aftor ste
ering four years I gave up all remedies
and commenced usintr S. 3. S. Alter
taking several bottles, I v;.s entire
cvtred and able to resume work.
is tho greatest mcdicino for
blood poisoning to-duy on
Treatise on Itlnod and Skin Diseases mailed
free. Swut Specific Co.. Atlanta. G.
Burtis Opera House,
SWay. Oct. 15 & 16th
Tbe Success of last Season,
Mr. A. ft Freemofli,
In the best of all Sensational Comedy
tWA. Car load of Scenery.
Prices 81.00. 75. SO and 25c:
and T. 11. Thomas' drugstare.
seats at Fluke's
Durtis Opera House,
WEDNESDAY, OCT., 19TH.
CHARLES FPOnMAN9 KrllHaTit Company
tbe Qaeen of Comedies,
300 Nights in N;w York.
2Ti.Wet'k3 in Philadelphia.
12 Weeks in Chicago.
Prices On. 75. BO and ?5 -ents: seat sa at
Thomas' drugstore unit at Flukes, Telephone No.
-U, Monaay m rn ng, Oct. 17.
THE RIVERSIDE O AK
will keep fire all nigbt with soft coal;
will not cb or Bm- he; heavy s'eel body;
large ash ran Call and examine thia
wonderful etove sold by
New styles of
Special Cloak Sale
Thur8day of this week, Oct. 13
one of toe largest cloak
manufacturers in the
United States will display
their entire line in our cloak
department. Orders will be
taken and many garments
will be delivered at once
Lowest prices will be made
and it will be an opportun
ity that any lady expecting
to parcnase a cloak can not
afford to pass.
Thursday, Oct 13.
In the man tim we wish
emphasize the fact thatoru.
cioaK nepartment 13 tilvd.
with the latest and
mauH g-arraents ior laa
Special Oala Cloak Bay
Oct. 13, Thursday.
ROCK ISLAND, ILL.
GREAT B A.RGAINS
D. ROY BOEBY'S.
1726 Second Ave.
-Base Ball Headquarters.
Cigar Store and Billiard Parlor.
Always on hand the finest brands of domestic
nnd iniiior.d citiars. All brands of tobiicco.
Tho score of all '.he ball games will be received
L. GLOCKHOFP, Prop.,
isos Second Avenue.
1525 and 1527
124, 126 and 128
POCKET KNIVES and SCISSORS took the hitrhest Dreminm
for quality. If you want a good knife try one.
One need not be told what a nice present an elegant Carvinc
Set like those I have to show wfll be. Also those
Gold Medal Carpet Sweepers.
Every woman that keeps house wants one. Wrought Iron
finish Fire Sets and Irons.
Acorn Stoves and Ranges
are the leadeis made in Illinois for our soft coal and every one
gaaranteed. These are all good things to buy at Christmas or
any other time. Come in and see how much I have to show yon
that is usef al and novel in housekeeping goods.
JOHN T. NOFTSKER,
Cor. Third Ave. and Twentieth Street, Rock Island.
.Needs assistance tt may De well to ren
der it promptly, hut one (should roruerr
ber to use only the most perfect rerue-
d e3 only vi ht-n needed. The best and
most siuip'e and gentle remedy is the
Syrup of Figs, manufactured by the Cal
ifornia Fig 8vtup Co
All pupils ot fiol. Al. .bberburd are
kindly lequ' sltd to attend the first lesson
on Tnuidy -veninf, the 2t)th inst., at 7
p. m. in the Tri City Business coUeee at J
Davenport, Uyan block, 116 Brady street.
to arrange for the course.
Miss Detl -fson, of this city, who has
been in the employ of J. H.C. Petersen's
sons, of Davenport, for a number of
years, has accepted a position at the Bos-
ton store in the drees Goods and Silk De
partment, where she will be pleased to
eive ber runny friend.
Denver and Return-
Oct. 20 to 25 the C. K. 1 & P railwav
win sen itcKeis to Ut-nver with retnrn
limit of SO days at ra'e of $35 account
annual convention W. C. T. U.
F. H. Plummer,
Chean as Dirt! a".
We have just received, unpacked, marked out a number of Clothing bargains in Boys' suits that will
do your heart as well as your purse good to see.
The above quotations are for good, honest, well made goods, just the class of goods you like to buy
your boys for school wear and just such qualities as we can confidently recommend.
OUR LINE OF MEN'S OVERCOATS, $2.00, SJ.OO, $6.f0, $8.90 and $10.00, give us cause to brag,
but there is no necessity for that. We do not pretend to give goods away, but we can sell goods cheap
and WE DO. Some extraordinary bargains in MEN'S SUITS at $5 98 to $9.90. While in Underwear
you never saw such excellent values. All of our Clothing is direct from New York and Baltimore man
ufacturers. We do not handle Rochester combine nor prison-made stuff.
The only Pure Cream of Tartar Powder. No Ammonia; No Alum.
Used in Millions of Homes 40 Years the Standard.
The Old and Tried and Not Found Wanting.
1729 Second Ave., 116 to 122 Eighteenth St.