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VOL. XLI NO. 28.
ROCK ISLAND, FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 18. 1892.
I li gl Copies 6 Cent
I f er Week 12 Canto
xSLv r4fei.N r&y MAN 8 A wm
Mr J fc Mr ft
We guarantee to save you from one to five dollars
on every SUIT or OVERCOAT. Cases of goods
arriving daily, and prices much less than any
l ianaLLl iui LUC
We will have your trade if
A nw attraction in Window
1525 and 1527
POCKET KNIVES and SCISSORS took the highest premian
tor quality. If you want a ood knife try one.
a nee not e told wnata nice present an elegant Carvina
bet like those I have to show w;H be. Also those
Gold Medal Carpet Sweepers.
Acorn Stoves and Ranges
S!SaeiTmad9 inoi, for onrBoftcoal-and every on.
Erwr T ara-a11 god things to buy at ChristmaV-oi
StSSLfT" ,Come,1? how much I have to showyo
at is useful and novel in housekeeping goods,
JOHN T. NOFTSZER.
Cor. Third Ave. and Twentieth Street, Rook Island.
lint..., win sen cm ui lliuilcy lc
good, honest goods and fair dealing will o-et it.
124, 128 and 128
: Shirt Factory :
Oar Shirts .
ire oor specialty. We make thm ourselves,
i'atronizc home industry.
Are ma le to your order, ami ther are tiilor-raa .1
prices ration;; from $18 uj.
Our. Pants .
Are down in prices und we iume competition.
Call and make your selection from over gX) differ
ent samples at prices from $8 and ep.
Our Prices .
Cannot be duplicated, our workmanship cannot be
excelled, onr goo la we warrant, and last, but not
least, yonr patronage is solicited.
Call and aee ns at the
Tri-City Shirt Factory. .
1609 Second avennc, over Loonier crockery store.
Washes everything from a fine
silk handkerchief to a circus
tent; Lace curtains a specialty.
No. 1724 THIRD AVE.
A. M. & L. J. PARKER,
Telephone No. 1214
John Yolk: 5c Co,
HOUSE ; BUILDERS.
sfamif aeturers of
Sfu Ooo" Blinds. Siding. Flooring,
aa2 an kind, of wood work for MMm
tohtMrti fA. bet. TbJH Md 9oJmrZ.
LEFT HUIX BEHIND.
Redbud, Ills., the Plaything of:
HALF A MSKUTE OF FEARFUL KAVC3
And Then a Pile of Wrecked Homes
Covering- the De?d and
Two Persons Killed In tli Town and Three
in the ( on n try, with uiiihi-r of In
jnreil AVlii.h Will Swell the Ieatli Koll
KiK''t.v-rnr liiiildiiici lomolU1tel,
anil h I'mpcrtyl.i.s of KiO.OOO Suf
fered Nnnn-a or Some f the Hi)mel
and Iii. il-ntn of the Iister An Ar
kHii.ta Town Swept Away Damage
Rkihh I), Ills., Xov. IS. The city of KeI
bml, population 2.tK)il, situat'tl thirty tuilcs
Boiithcyist of St. Louis, on the Mobile and
Ohio railnvul, was vi.-,itl by acyclone.it
l:3D o'cIik k ycslorday niornins of woniler
ful intcto-ity. Kiv;lity-foiir buililinfw were
ilcTiH)iis!icil, two M'rsons killi .J, twelve, ser-iow-Ty
hurt. hsuI many nion- injured. It is
OMimnted thnt flM),)i0 worth of property
was dest inyeil. The dead arc Willie Koppe
and Mi-s. Nob. Koppe. The injured: Mrs.
liOtiis llayo, Kitima Crow. I'eter Dose,
M.-upin t. ll:ivenn:itt, Mr. I Ieit man, Mr.
I'eter Knr.!i !l, Mrs. .lohn Mnnierlield, Al
dell Stnrr, Mrs. Aldetl Starr, Charles Jtrr,
S. A. Sp'-rr, Mm. S. A. Sperr.
I niiorl i.nt. I'inli:ti'.s Iestrfreil.
It is In si-veral of lie injured tvlil
".ie. A p:".vind list, of tlie b;;iliin;rs dc
liiolislied by Hie ryc-1. ne follows: l iiiia i
Catholic fliureli.fierinan Mi'thmlist chimb.
Lutheran cln;rili and s-lioi.l'.uiiise., public
school, city jail sod engine house, lionvin
Catholic M'hooihonsi, Charlis l?.Klcker"s
oflicc ami luiiibcr blown away, the Postal
building, t be Centennial i.oiel, and He::iy
Bui turner's ii'elioiisi' and brewery barns.
Sixty dwcHini: bouses wi-n alsodemolis'.n.d
and many others were damairisi. The esli
niated value of of t'ie buildings destroyed
Ls about -lti-i.''). wldle the total loss will
conslcli'ial.lv i ::ceed ti:is amount. The in-t-urance
drills and building contractors
liave iuvesliji ited the loss and reported as
Thirty Seemals of n. vastal ion.
The storm came out of the southwest.
Hu a rush an 1 roar like the approach of
some mighty conflagration, came the twist
ing column. In thirty seconds it bail conic
and accomplished it s work of destruction
and death. lJeimiins at the wooded high
lands which friiifie the highbluiTover-look-ing
the Mississippi river twenty miles
awaj-, the funnel drew up into air and
then descended upon the two story farm
bouse of Colonel W. 15. Sharp, wrecking
it completely. The h'om.in Catholic
church and school of lieilbud were next
unroofed and otherwise injured. The
large brick church of the Cermaa Conpne
gational society crumbled like a house of
cards to its very foundation. A large agri
cultural warehouse filled with fine buggies
and other stock was reduced to kindling
wood, with its contents. The blacksmith
shop of Wm. Uane suffered demolition at
the same time.
ONLY THREE HUNDRED FEUT WiDE.
Hut Terribly Iet rnetive In Its Liiuita
Some of Jls AVork.
The diameter of the tornado was "(V
feet. Within this circle came next the
black.-mith shop and residence of ,Tohu
Lan-, the dwellings of Mrs. Disch, Joseph
Vogt, John lzidholdt and William Mer
kt l. The brick house of Christian Mann
was next cut in two. The two-aud-a half
story stone dwelling of I'eter Kardell
crumbled into ruins, burying itsocc ipar.is
under the walls, whence emerg d lunised
and bleeding, Mrs. K.ir.iell with blood
ouriog froiu tiose and lnoi th and only
half conscious. John Ha. n's house suc
cunilied to the storm, iiijoiing Lis son
A Prlntir.j Oftlee Ietryed.
S. D. Perry cme to U nlbud from Iiush
Iiell, Ills., to found the Kedbud l)emociat
in the month of October. The tornado vis
ited his press room and dwelling rooms,
covered by one roof. That roof is now a
ndle due northeast. Mr. Terry's presses are
broken, bis type is pied forever, his house
hold goods and clothing scattered to the
winds, and, to cap the climax, the formerly
upright walls came down tip-in the bed in
which he and his wife were sleeping, ci'd
he and she crawled otit from the brink end
lime comparatively safe, though bruised,
naked, and shelterless.
Other Unities I'ulTcrir.rd.
Ernest Budde l;ad a ihrec-sti.ry Iiouf.',
the first story occupied by a l:oi. -.shoeing
shop and two uppr slum as Hits, in
which dwelt (Jus liollhafuer and .Mrs. C.
Landhokit. The building was torn down,
though the occupants escaped with the
loss of their wardrobes and household
goods. The homes of Mrs. Margaret Hav
erman, of Otto Eise Hnd Mrs. Ludde were
pulverized next and the cottages or Charles
Gielow, Henry Kiuke and I'eter Janne
mann fared like the bricks. Mrs. Jacob
Kopp had recently built a pretty home and
was a resident thereof a couple of weeks.
The storm made it a mass of kiinlliug
wood and blew it several blocks away.
A Child's Itruina Crushed Out.
Early explorers with lanterns bw the
loot of a little boy protruding from the
wreckage, and on examination disclosed
the fact that theacother was groaning be
side him. He was dead, his brains crushed
out by a huge timber and his face and body
buried in the earth. His mother's bones
are broken, but she still lira. The doctors
Bay she cannot survive. She regained con
Bcionsness a little later. Peter Ensenauer's
honse was wrecked and his stable in which
was a span of mules, was moved half a
mile or so. "
Another Death likely.
Matthias Triarweiler lost one side oi his
honse, and his wife, a nervous invalid.will
probably die of fright. Mrs. DoraKauf
mann's, William Voges' and William Nich
ols houses were wrecked. John Mauder
feltand his wife awoke as their house fell,
and Mrt. Manderfelt'a akull was fractured,'
Her husband was also severely hurt. Across
the street the fine graded school building
was a mass of ruins, and Alden Irtarr and
wife and Miss Emma Crow were badly
hurt jj the oollap? of l-rick dwell
ing. Tne naDitations or n. Mirror, y w.
Williamson, Sophia II nry aud Dorotba
liatbberl wereauiieJ to the general wreck,
as w Pre those of John Wetzel, Mrs. Wet
zel, Chrit.t Kelierhatls and Laurence Uiiuer.
Children Scattered Over the I'rairie.
Frank Lit h, by the aid of a lantern, fouud
his children tiUinjuretl, M-alte-rod over the
prairie, where they they had hee'ii blown
fi'oiu bis utterly destroyed home. Peter
!Xse lay sick of a fevor. The gbi'V of his
windows fell upon him, and the brick o
his house falling upon that and breaking,
it cut him so that he n-arl. blod hrVloath.
After daylight visitors begau toarrive fi-o u
other poii.t,-i, wud vli city couneil came to
gether at : lie call of the m;;yor. but found
itself u ):!, t coiie witl. the nii.-.ery U oue
it. A ei; ;...' meeting w .n hi Id au-ix-f
cimimitl. . w re appoint.-il to ;:id tad.s-tres-Hil.
iioriptioiis f.ii.n th? outsitle
will !) ;:i i.i!-,- received by the mayor.
FATAL WORK IN THE
and Two Children
Siorra I rcsiL.
Iie)orts are coming in from the country
south and west of this city that the cyclone
has bceii doing considerable damage in
other seei.ui.s. A full knowledge of the
disaster wrought, will not be known foi a
day or two. At Uremen, in this county,
Mrs. Getting and two of her children were
kilhsl and her house destroyed by the up
rooting of a tree, which was presumably
taken up into the air and w:is dashed with
tcrrilic force against and iih.ii the lmiM-
ii. g, eo-.npleu ly demolishing it, and kiliiug
the t liree pels ms alvive i.amiil.
1 atriee.4of the t'yrltne.
l'ive p irlor chairs w ere l.ftsnl by the tor
nai'.o froin the Kardell wreck an 1 placed in
n l w iiuiiijnred at the rear of the lot.
l..-iyl long else was cru-Ji.-d to pieces be-
iii. -.t li ( l,e .s.i.idstoue. A tine blooded mare
b. l.iii,.,.ig to W. T. Muuu bud a piece . of
ine lour inches w:de driven into its
lungs. Dead chickens and porkers can be
counted by ib v.. -ns along th.- track of the
si. "in. Here ,,n inl. xie.'ted man made
light of his l .sse.-.iheve a .sobi.r man satdis
l.i.iitened over his lo.sses and wept like .1
'lelegru li V ires as Clotheslines.
A t:h net, evidently from t he M issisippi,
w as deposit :d in a nnillerry trve in Pro
fessor .Mcl)or.o.ghs yard, anil the teie
t;ia:.h w oes in the path of the cyclone
locked like a wash line with the liiiscel
h.neo'.is garments suspending then from.
Puteher kuiriis, case knives, sewing ma
chines, stove covers, pocket l ooks, clothing,
and tin ro :fs were intermingled, and ail
seem-fl to have undergone a soaking iu
muiiiiy watT. Peterso-i lost s.s-.nj worth,
ofbnggies rtides any nti.,.nut of oilier
IweaI l?,-!; for lite sufferer.
The doctors have worke-J int-.-sstintly.
Medicine and money were fneiy given by
them. Citi.-.ens openeil la .-ir itoors to the
Lomeless and hearty j.o:i feeling pre
dominaUsl. Wires wire .down iu bo. a
directions aud telegraph coiumuaicttloa is
HAVOC IN OTHER COUNTIES.
Siurll Itaiuae to I'ropert), hut No Serious
CliiCAoo. X .v. is. A cyclone .-truck the
southern portion of St. Clair, Washington
and Clinton count ies, this state, at amviriy
hour vest er. lay morning. Houses w ere
blow n down a; F.iyet t vine. New Memphis
and (Juceu's Lake. The large liniiln r shells
at. the lat'ej el.iee wire sc :!tcr. in ; 11 iii
rections, Tl.c -oiiii was as black as ui -ht
and a..;H-.ni d to roll upon the earth.
Hlixartl Koltons loru iilo.
" hole i. i li. ards were ile-t roved, many ef
the tn-i s ia i' g twi-t -d oif at the -roo id.
."o siri nis risuatiies are reported. The
course of the storm was from M,uil,we-t to
northeast. Minh 'r.t::age was done in the
neighborhood of Saletii. lnspat.-ais frem
all pans ,f ti,c t.,t,. w.y tl at a fierce bliz-
?.am is raging j.ini u.ai ta,
je property lu-s
w::i oe f ns.v.i .i.o.e.
An Artai:, it Vitiate iped Out.
ST. Li. l is. Nov. Is. A spteial from Dur
ham, Washington county, Ark., says that
town (a small village) w as completely des
troyed by cyclone at 3 o'c! ck yesterday
morning. Hut one house wash ft stand
ing. No lives wire lost. The damage to
property in that section is great.
FACTS FROM THE BUCKEYE STATE.
IZepublirans "Get There" by the Skin of
Their Teeth, Save One Elector.
CoLU.Mi;rs, O...Nor. 18. Though yester
day was the last day allowed by law for
making county returns to the secretary of
state at the close of business Fayette,
Franklin, Stark. Lucas, Lawrence and
Guernsey were suil out and had reported
only in part. With the official figures from
the eighty-two counties reported and the
semi-ollicial figures of those still out the
Republican atndidaf's on the state ticket
appear to be elected by the following plu
ralities: Taylor, Secretary of state, 966:
Spear, supreme judge (long term), 1,634;
Uiirket, supreme court (short term), 1,390;
Allen, supreme court clerk, l,5tiC; Lybar
ger, public works. 1,774.
On the. National Ticket.
The same figures show that Danford,
leading elector on the Republican ticket!
has a plurality over Seward, leading elec
tor on the Democrat ic tichet, and over the
other Democratic electors of 3,373. Seward
has 1,299 plurality over the Republican
electors below Danford, and thus gives
Cleveland one electoral vote from this state.
The average Republican plurality is 1,09?!
Iist evening the Republicans filed man
damus proceedings in the supreme court to
compel the Democratic members of the
Fayette county election board to certify
the face of the returns in that county to
the secretary of state. The case is set for
hearing Dec 22.
Kolk Lacked 1 1,4 3 Votes.
Montgomery, Ala., Nov. 18. The houses
of the Alabama legislature met in joint ses
sion yesterday to open and count the result
of the recent state election. It showed
Jones' official majority over Kolb for gov
ernor to be 11,435. The total vote cast was
42,483, of which Governor Jones received
126.V59, and Reuben A. Kolb 115,524.
Wert's Plurality in New Jersey.
Trenton, N. J., Nov. 1&-The official
returns have been received by the secretary
of state from all the conntie and .h ..v
of verifying and compiling them is now
being done. The returns show the plurali
ty for the Democratic presidential electors
to be 14,885 and Judge Wert's plurality
over Kean, Republican, for governor 8.TW.
Wasiiim. IoN, Nov. is. President Harri
son has appointed ImLs H. McComaa, of
Maryland, to lie associate justice of the
supreme court of tlie District of Columbia,
vice Montgomery, resigned. Mr. McCoruas
is secretary of l he njtional liepubucan
com mi l te aud m-rved four years in congress
as representative from the Sixth Maryland
Kalheriua lrexel Married.
Niivr Yokk, Nov. IS. Miss Kalherioe
Drexel, daughter of the late Joseph W.
I)rex.l. was marrieil at uoon yesterday to
Dr. Charles Mingham 1'enrose, of Philadel
phia, in St. George's church, Stuyresant
square. The ceremony was performed by
the Kev. W. S. itainsford. Mr. A. J.
Drexel, uncle of the bride, gave her away.
Static to Succeed Carter.
Washington, Nov. 18. It has been defi
nitely decided that (ioveruor Stone, assist
ant ooiimiisKioiier of the general land office,
shall Ih; appoinu-d commissioner of that
bureau to succeed T. II. Carter, who re
signed to accept tiie chairmanship of Uie
national Uupublicau committee.
Some "Huskj" Corn Husking.
BuiiLINOTDN, la , Xov. IH. Husking con
tests are popular in Iowa now. In a Caas
county match iilakcnsl.ip and I(oach
huske.1 111 and los 4 lnish Is of corn re
spectively in idne and one-half hours for a
wager of t '..
LIVE STOCK AND PROD'JCE MARKETS.
t !i7e xr.o, Xov. IT.
Fol! i.i.i; ..-re the im,i.ii::n.- on the tx.ar 4
of ti.nlii t...li..: WI...,ii-N.iv.;iuiKr, iieiel
"e, r.o-i ii ' !e: i i.'.-i-:..itii:r. op m.:, 7Sf;
closed '.2"s; M iy, opi-nwl Tlte. tl'V-ed Ts:"v-.
t'oru Ni veMitx r, oik r.e.l i:1-!", 1. -... I llljt
O. mhej. i:; e:ic.l 4'i,c, clostd 4)'H.:; Slay,
oj.-ji.-.l 47:;e, elo:;i'il Tc. t..v-Xovnnlir,
of iieii , ei, -u d "o'j,-, DeeeiiiluT, openeil
ill - e, c'.iv-i'.i ;ti-,!-; Slay, opened :t"i"4e, CKiseU
Ui;e. lnrk-Xoviii'ier, oh'qi1 S1J..V,, elosi-d
StL'.ii..; .lamitl ) , o cned JitlM); eloscil S'.t.lt);
Itay. nii.-iie.l tHiii). closed JU KI. Liu-d
-.wrato, wncued fW(?V4 close;!, $:JJ.
Live St.K-k 1 rices at the Union .Stock yards
today ranged as fallows: Hogs Market
moderately iwtiveon p.icking and shipning ac
count un i f.s-ling rallier tirm; price ubout 5o
higher: bales r.tiiL.-e.l at St.l.Yi.CIVi pia, fc5.1
Q-'tM light, , S.").a j;;i.:;. rongii iiiK-kiuj, S---'
S.ii.) mixed, and J.j.t!);-'i.Tj heavy uackiug
anil 1. i (iii r ig lots.
Cattle Market moderately aetive on local
and shipping account, and feeling rathiT
weak: prices favor buyers: limitations ranged
at K0t:fc..ti choice to extra shipping steers,
4. Kid.tlO kooiI to choice do, $&?ti&.4.3U fair to
pooil, 6i.tMii.0O commim to in. iliuiii do, t.W.
butchers' steers, J.ii.;.s." siockers, J2.;u
Sj.t.10 Texas steers, $.'.7..t4.1i) range Hteers,
ix'.Si;.i.';.4i) feeders, lji.yy;.;.j cows, Jljuiirx)
hulls, and i.iTi.K.i) veal calves.
tiliccp Market rather active and prices
nJed about Sc UlgUiT; quotations ranged at
$3.m.y!4.Sn per itl lbs western, t.viilS na
tives, Si'.5.1t4.1., Texas, and fc&.i-j.i.U() Lunba.
I'rodui-e: Kui ter -Fine to faney creamury,
"tSlc per lb; fancy dairi, S.uiJJc; ac&ing
stock. Ifrnr44c. Egi?i Fresh stock. Otc pi
doi; ice house. l&ijilUc. I'oultry Hens, tililc
per ll; ro-Kitern, 5c; ducks, n,t.ic; turkeys, HJc;
geese, $7.00 7-) per dew- Potatoes Wiscon
sin rot, fttfiioic perba; Hebron, ti."&nie: liur
bauks, 7tt'i,6r. Sweet jKitatons Jersey, f:i.ftaf
4.0 per bhl; Illinois, fti.Uo-t:i ii. Apples tioo.1
to fancy, $2.."ii-i3..) per bid; io.r, il.SOJfeiJtV.
CranberriesCape Cod, Jii.jiiMJO jer bbL
York. Nov. 17.
Wheat So. I red winter cash.7."Vi'i,7iiHc: lh
ceml r. TfiJic; Jauary, 7N . Corn Xi. S
cash,.M:s; Uecwnibcr, ulc: January, 51c; May,
53J.4C. Oats - No. mixed cash, oiiijo;
December, 3r)vc. Hye lmll and heavy;
ifc in car lois; 5" itilc in Loat lo.els. iiarli y
Du:i. Pork Old mess, Se'.'r.il-..'iO. Lani
tiuiet: but stoaiiy; Nuveiuber, tlt.iii) bid; Jan
Live Stock: Cattle Market duil. and n
trading in Ix-vcs; dressed beef, ste.id-; na'pe
sides, 7i.slc ier lb. Slieepand Lambs ITum
s'endy, t.ut feeling a sliiuie tirmcr; thee,
J3iV i per H lt: lauiba, "&5.7i Itniis
-Maiket lirm; live Less, S . 400.10 per 100 i'x-
TI.e l.oeui Jturkrtn.
GKi IN, ETC.
; tia's-S P-.tJlc.
Hran -b.V per cwt,
ttiil utl J1.00 per tw.
l'ay 1 imo'hj. ?s(10: nplaml, t-SGlO: Pkrmrh
JCfcS; baled, Jil ml.60.
Fatter Fair to choice, 18c: creamery S434c
Espa Frefh, 15c; packed 10c.
Poultry t hickens. 10Q.UV4 ; turkeys 12Vo
ducks, l-'Kc: geese, 10c. ,
mill AND VKOSTABI FS.
Apples-f J.fi$2 75 perbbl.
Turnips 4it 60c
Dare 7 60fiT 75.
Soli lU&t SO.
Csttls Butrhers dav lor r.m fml rt..M
tWHc; cows and Belfcr. SJ48e; calves
Common boards $t C.
Joist Scantling and timher, 14 to 16 feet, $1S.
Kvcry riitloiial foot inleDrth 50 cents.
X A X SI innlen S 75
Freeh e lito lfifeet $18.
ne -o ...ronrb 1H
' ' -
is ON TOP
Costs less than Half
and pleases much better
than the over-priced andj
over' endorsed" kinds.
Jadge for yourself.
n Cam. Atyour GrooeyaJ