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TELE AJRWtTS, MONDAY, MAliCH 13, 1893.
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,th the method and results 'when
nil riresaiuir iu iuo wislo, buu new
U il il . TM
nlly Jet promptly on me xvianeys,
icpr jiikI Sowels, cleanses the bvs-
f?m efleotuaily, dispels colds, head
ches nud fevers and cures habitual
rwstipation. c?yrup ot iga is the
ru!v remedy of ita kind ever pro
duced, 'leasing to the taste and ac
.pptalde to the stomach, prompt in
Its action and truly beneficial in its
p2ect3, prepared only from the most
tealthy and agreeable substances, its
manv excellent qualities commend it
to all and have made it the most
rviTinlnr remedy known.
Svrun of Fisrs is for sale in 50c
bnJ'81 bottles by all leading drug
ijrists. Any reliable druggist who
may not have it on hand will pro-
ure it promptly ior any one wno
wishes to try iu Uo not accept any
CALIFORNIA FIG SYRUP CO.
SH FRAHOISCO, CAl.
lOUtSVIlie, KY. MEW YORK.
J. B. KEIDT.
T. B. RB1DT.
p.nv mid lrauace property on conmii?lon.
ni:. numcv. co U'Ct rents', aleo carry a liue of first
c'"r (Ire insurance companies, building lots for
iK ir. all ihed ffiTtnt addition. Choice residence
proper:)' In all part ot the city.
Rrwm4. Mitchell Lynde building, ground
Joor. in rear of Mitchell A Lynde bank.
Have you called at
If not, you had better, for
1 vou will find lots of Silver
and Gold Novelties as well
as a large assortment of
the latest in Fine Jewelry,
But Buy where You can Get
tie A-'ost for Your Money.
jm contonrplate buying, selling or exebacp.
in; ridrnce or ba line as property it will
pos.t y;ly y jtntocall at
Mil & Donaldson's
Real Estate and
"cobs l 4, 5, aLd.0. y-tonic Tea pie ITock.
iWhy Pay Rent?
Wfa;cn wl'h the amount son row pay for
f n you cm purchase, occtpy and mjoy
w He to do n ! a hose cl yot.r own.
er ake to iUd a Lumber of 1 oases
for. n: mi ome.-soa ttrm ar? greatly to
i on.f Property with Us
' and We wi:l Csd yon a buyar.
Tim l-c Itrvakes up WltU a Trt-un-niloun
The hrakup of the ice in tin- Miss
issippi at this point occurred last
nijrht, the linal movement commenc
ing at 8:30 o'clock and was attended
!v the most tremendous upheaval in
local historv. As has been the pe
culiar custom for many years the
jriant stream chose Sunday as the
day for breaking the ice chains that
embraced itolurinj; l,u winter
months. The season of unusual se
verity and continuous cold weather
just ended, had given the river as
solid and compact a covering of ice
as hail ever been known, and in reali
zation of all these circumstances, to
gether with the fact that a slight
movement had occurred late Satur
day afternoon, immense numbers of
people had visited the river front all
day yesterday and. had congregated
along the shores and the Rock Island
bridges in anticipation of an interest
ing and thrilling spectacle.
An ImponiiiK Siiilit.
It came last night at the hour
staled and for an hour and a half the
most imposing ahd gorgeous pre
sentation of nature's forces and pow
ers was witnessed. During the day
the ice had gorged along the shores
of the islands, .m hich are clustered
about the mouth of Rock river below
the city, while a second gorge hail
boon formed by the congregation of
the ice in the shoal water at the foot of
Seventeenth street. . The rise noted
Saturday continued all day yester
day. The stage in the morning as
registered at the Rock Island bridge
was 10.20; last night it was 11. CO.
This morning found it at 14.50, while
at noon it had declined to 14.10.
The immediate cause of the break-up
was the sudden rush of the ice from
the Rock Island rapids, which came
down with such terrific force that it
clogged at the gorges mentioned and
was piled up along the shore in con
sequence. Mountains of Ice.
From Sixteenth street eat to
Twentieth a range of icy mountains
were thrown up along tlie levee: ex
tending from the water line back as
far in some places as 15;) feet, and at
Seventeenth to within a very few
feet of the curb in front of Lather
Harms" restaurant, even on to the
sidewalk in front of Peter Fries'
wholesale liquor house. Directly at
the foot of Seventeenth the highest
promontory was formed, the highest
point of which measured 25 feet
From this point a tine i iew of the
surroundings was had. The move
ment was gradual, anil came with a
great roar the huge crystal blocks
sliding over each other, and most of
them crumbling up as they landed
showing the rotten condition of the
ice for the most part. The average
thickness of these great cakes was 20
inches, and some were nearer two
Tin" Keniltlnfr Iamutre.
All the railroad tracks along First
avenue from Sixteenth to Nineteenth
were soon beneath the icy range,
while everything that stood in the way
was crushed or covered. The east
end of the Diamond Jo warehouse,
stored with coal hods, was crushed
with contents like an egg shell. Six
cars of coal standing on the Burling
ton tracks and cast of SeventeeiUh
were covered, smashed and tipped
over. The dock and a small shanty
adjoining it. used as the quarters of
the rapids pilots, were completely
demolished. The flagman's shanty
at the loot of Eighteenth was turned
upside down anil pushed up toward
the sidewalk The little boat house,
in which was stored K. V. Willerton's
pleasure boat, was destroyed, but
marvelous to say. the boat itself
escaped injury " altogether. The
coal track of "the R. I. & P,
in the middle of the block between
Eighteenth and Nineteenth was torn
up for a distance of 20 feet and
thrown upon a laver of ice. The
tracks of the ('.. R. & Q. and R. I. &
P. along First avenue were of course
blocked, ami both companies at once
sent out for section men, ami ny z
o'clock this morning, each road had
a gang of CO at work with shovels
and picks, cutting out through the
ice, the crew of the (.'.. R. & Q. be-
in"- in charge of Supt. lhroop.
Trainmaster Stanton and Roadmas-
ter Solaml, and that of the K. I. &
P. under the direction of Supt.Sud
low and Roadmaster Hreekenridge.
The Burlington expects to cut its
way out by tonight, but tlie 1'eoria
will probably not have its road open
east of Seventeenth before sometime
In anticipation of the break up the
R. I. & P. had constructed a bulk
head about the round house at the
foot of Fourteenth street, and this
saved the building from damage, al
though the bulk head structure was
carried awav after having resisted
the attack sufiicientlv to save the
building. The Peoria yards had been
cleaned out of ears pretty thoroughly ;
during the day, and with the exce- :
tion of those that were caught, so had j
the lturlington. This morning the
Peoria trains were sent out and re- j
ceived as usual, starting from the j
foot of Seventeenth street. The i
passenger trains on the Burlington
have necessarily had to stop at '
Twentieth street, and are turned .
back from that street, backing out as ,
far as Barstow, where the engines j
were reversed and the out-going :
trains made up. The roads have ;
suffered great inconvenience in con
sequence of the break up, to say
a total loss of $5,000 has resulted
in Rock Island.
The Klver Practically Clear.
' About 11 :80 today the river began to
rise again and in an hour had reached
15:10, a foot in advance of the stage
last above given. The last breaking
up then commenced and by 1:30 the
main channel was practically clear.
The gorge below srave way to the
final rush from the rapids and all
danger from further damage disap
peared with it. The stage then be
gan to decline and at 2 o'clock was
12:80. Advices from Muscatine are
that the ice went out there yesterday
afternoon and that the river is open
below as far as the eye can reach. Up
this way the river was still closed
late this afternoon at Buffalo and
Andalusia. The ice broke at Port
Byron at 2 o'clock this morning and
went out quietly, doing little if any
The water in Rock river rose rap
idly all day yesterday and much ap
prehension was felt. The ice went
out in an unusually calm manner,
nevertheless, yesterday afternoon,
though the water was so high that the
ice rubbed against the floor sills of the
second bridge. The water is now
gradually declining at Milan.
"In Davenport the ice did consider
able damage to Weyerhauser & Denk
man's and Mueller's lumber yards
ami also tore away the rip rap levee
at the foot of Main street.
Tlie ferry Spencer got away none
As the ice went out this afternoon
it took out the back end of the
foundry at the Rock Island plow
works, entailing a loss of $1(10, but
no further damage was done in the
lower end of town.
From the Rock Island bridge the
city has the appearance of being
completely walled in by ice.
Once shaken it did not take (lid
Sol long to temper the effects of Old
Boreas sufficiently to do the rest.
MED ILL IS A FAVORITE.
Tlie Popular Young HuninesA Man Vrfired
for the fieniocratlr Nomination,
Democratic sentiment looking to the
nomination of T. J. Medill Jr., for the
mayoralty nomination has grown
wonderfully in the past two days and
all elements of tlie party now seem
to combine in. regarding him as
the right man to lead to victory in
the coming election. Mr. Medill
would make a remarkably strong
candidate, one indeed whose nomina
tion would leave no room for doubt
as to the defeat of Mayor McConochie.
A great pressure is being brought to
bear upon Mr. Medill, and if The con
scuts to run he is very apt to be nom
inated, lie is the ideal of what Rock
Island wants most now.
For City Clerk
V. E. Aster and Paul Hamilton arc
In'ing strongly urged for the demo
cratic nomination for city clerk
Both are young, energetic and capable
accountants, and either would make
a sure winner for the democrats.
This morning the contract was let
to Heideman & Schroeder for $ 2,045
to construct the new home which
Architect Stauduhar has designed for
John Burns at the corner of Ninth
street and Fourth avenue.
Hans Clenimens of Clemmcns &
Salzmann. has let the contract to I
J. V. Schreiner for the remodeling
and repairing of his residence on
Fourth avenue. The improvements
will be quite extensive aim !will be
finished this spring.
Aid. Charles Evans has had the
plans drawn for his new brick busi
ness block. The building will lie
two stories high, of handsome de
sign, and arranged to include a bar.
her shop and store room on the first
floor and a residence flat above. It
will include all modern improve
ments and conveniences and when
finished will be an ornament to Fourth
John Zimmer died at his home on
Twelfth avenue and Twenty-second
street at 7 o'clock this morning, aged
50 years. He leaves a widow and
civrhililrpn. Deceased was a native
of Germany, and formerly resided at
Rapids City, removing to this city
about three" years ago.
Vrnnkie. the infant son of V . J.
Vw-hrl and wife, died at the par
ents' home on Eleventh-and-a-half
avenue, at 2:30 o'clock this morning,
of pneumonia, aged 1 year and 9
davs. The funeral occurs from the
home at 2:30 o'clock tomorrow after
noon. Police Points.
The'mysterv surrounding the ab
sence of "Robert Gregg from Rock
Island has been solved by his arrest
at St. Louis on a charge of embez
zling $300 from Fihser Bro!., com
mission and fruit merchants here,
by whom he was employed. Rock
Island officers will go to St. Louis
for him tonight.
Charles Miller and Frank Smith
were each fined $3 and costs in the
police court this morning for intox
ication. ruhlic Bale.
I will sell at my residence three
miles east of Preemption and four
miles north of Cable, Tuesday March
21, 1893, at public auction at 1
o'clock, three Shire stallions, all
straight pedigreed horses, from 1,700
to 2,000 pounds. Terms of sale, one
3-ear's time without interest; 6 per
cent after maturity, purchaser giving
note with approved security, or C per
cent discount for cash.
G. Tomlinson, Auctioneer.
THE SALVATION ARMY.
The Meetings Opened in Kork Inland Satur
"Salvation's Free" and "You Must
be a Lover of the Lord" were among
the familiar Salvation army airs that
went up from the rooms of the local
corps in Palace row Saturday night.
There was a large attendance pres
ent. Staff Capt. Addie conducted the
opening meeting, explained that the
army expected to be here until judg
ment day, until Gabriel's horn
should sound. He complimented
Capt. Boyler on having gotten every
thing in such readiness here in such
short time. A number of salvation
songs were rehearsed, experiences
given and remarks made.
The Sunday Meeting.
The first Sunday of the Salvation
Army in Rock Island was character
ized by two well attended meetings
at the barracks on Second avenue,
and an outdoor meeting on Market
Square. Staff Captain Addie and
Capt. Boyler of Springfield, and sev
eral soldiers from the Swedish corps
at Moline assisted here on Saturday
evening at the opening and also yes
terday. Cadet Sturgeon of Spring
field, made an earnest appeal to sin
ners last night, as did also several of
the others present. The work here
will Ve left in charge of Capt. and
Mrs. Sprake, who landed from Eng
land t.-o weeks ago. Considerable
enthusiasm has been gotten up and
it now looks as though the Salvation
ists who have bombarded the city
will force some sinners at least to
"Mr. Potter of Texas' ViiKle Tom"
Only a fair sized audience was
present at Harper's theatre on Satur
day evening to witness an excellent
performance of A. C. Gunter's "Mr.
Potter of Texas." The title role
which was carried by Henry Weaver,
Jr., was a careful portrayal of the
warm-hearted Texan. Miss Stella
Boniface as Lady Sarah Annerly
made a very favorable impression,
her rendition of a very difficult part
being indeed artistic." The Ida Pot
ter of Miss Georgia Busby was a very
pretty and unusually clever piece of
acting, portraying as it did the aflec
tion of a true-hearted American girl
for an eccentric father. The other
characters were all well taken, and
the play on the whole was one of the
best that has been presented in the
tri-citics this season.
Coming Att raetl;u.
"Miss Helvett." to be seei at the
Burt is opera house on Friday, March
17. quaintly blends David Belasco's
crisp and witty comedy with the gav
melodies of comic opera. Audran's
music is hummed and whistled
wherever heard. "Miss Helvett" has
been enormously successful every
where, and has had an all summer
nn in Chicago.
Stetson's Double Monster Uncle
Tom's Cabin Co. will present their
popular and unrivaled version of the
ever welcome Uncle Tom's Cabin at
Harper's theatre this evening. That
their entertainment is giving unlim
ited satisfaction is fully evidenced
from the number of laudatory no
tices complimenting their excellent
performance contained in our numer
ltoss Hone Nhoers I'nion.
The boss horse shoers of the citv
niet at John Gibson's on Seventeenth
street on Saturday night to discuss
the matter of forming a union. About
all the shops in the city were repre
sented. Aid. Dauber was called to
the chair, William House being made
secretary. A general discussion was
then brought out, views being ex
changed and the general feeling pre
vailed that a union should oe formed
to include Moline. Accordingly a
committee composed of James
Maucker, John Gibson. V. Dauber, J.
G. Smith and W. A. Martindale was
appointed to lay the matter lefore
the Moline boss horseshoers and re
port at a meeting to be held next
The XI alfurdf, Heater.
Application was made today to the
ecretary of state for papers to incor
porate the Mulford Heater company.
A number of entemrisinf p-entlemen
who in fact are identified with al
most every industry that reverts
to the city's benefit have taken
thematter in hand and as
soon as the papers arrive . sub
scriptions to stock will be taken.
The industry contemplated will be
one of vast importance to the citv
and it is to be hoped that no trouble
will be met with in securing the nec
Piano Lamps New Styles, at Very Low
Alto a few new banquet lamps.
Dinner sets, from $6 up.
Chamber sets; some entirely new-
shapes coming in.'
Lanterns with new No. 2 burners.
Knives, forks and spoons, both
steel and silver plated.
G. M. Loosley.
MOO Second Arenae.
KnocM Down and
ID RAGGED OUT.
We offer for tin week:
First 20 pieces of double fold cashmere at 9Je a yard. ? s ' ' '
Next, a line of double fold plaid dress goods worth 20c, at KUc.
Another line of double fold plaids, worth 24c. sale price lAc.
A splendid line of double fold 28c quality of whip cord at 19c.
A new line, just received, of fancy figured whip cords, cheap at 35c, we
place on sale for 24c.
A magnificent line of two toned, illuminated chevrons and bengaline
cords also go at 24c.
A line of Scotch clan plaids including the popular McGregor. Melvor,
McDonald, McDongall, the Gordon and the Alex. Stewart, begins this
week at 32ic per yard. -
Our silk finished henriettas, well known to be worth 75c, we are selling
this season at 57c per yard. , a
A fine line of pure wool whip cords worth 87c, we sell for 6Sc and the
line of whip cords wh4h we sell at 75c, are worth fl anywhere.
We especially de-sire to call the attention of the ladies of the three
cities to our immense line of high class novelties, among which we
mention, glace and seeded poplins, fancy Epingelines ami Bedford
cords, Drapde Alma. Crystal Rep, Armures. Water Weaves. Russian
cords, Silk Warp Melrose, etc.
In this connection we wish to state that for this week (six day?) we will
sell the genuine Wm. F. Read Lansdown Glorias at 87c per yard.
Our silk department is literally flooded with bargains in t he highest
class novelties ever brought to this country.
In wash silk we have the corean, swivel, lace, plaided, China and Iud'i
wash silks, in plain printed and fancy.
Other ilks, crystals, in 25 new leading colors, French corded benga
lines, crystal reps, changeable taffetas in stripes, surah plaids, bro
cade satin mervelieux and crepe silks and dozens of the leading
Scotch clan and Tartan plaids in a variety of prices.
This will be a gala week, be in at the beginning.
Mc C ABE BROS.,
1720, 1722. and 1724 Second ave.
OOKS, BOORS, BOOKS.
FREE. FREE, FREE.
A book with every purchase. We are giving
away, free, 2 different kinds of books, at the
late Carse & Co. store, 1622Second avenue.
Prices of Shoes guaranteed to be as low as
the lowest. The stock must go.
Bill of Fare
Clothes pins per deze i - 01c
Clothes pins patent spring 03c
Towel rollers each - Oc
Tin spice cibinets 8 draw's 82c
Pound butter moulds - 22c
Self wringing m p3 - 25c
Bair brushes - - 07?
Hand brushes - 03e
Trick savirg banks - 07c
Nickle alarm clocks - 68c
Nickle plat sad irons per lb 05c
Geo. H. Kingsbury,
1703 1705jSecond Ave., Rock Llaad, Telephone 1216. '
402 Fifteenth street, Moline,
Fifth Avenue Pharmacy.
HORST VON KOECKRITZ,
Aiialyt&d Disposing Pharmacist
la row located in bis new builriine tthfcornerof Fif:bveime
100 boxes papetries
Corn peppers, 1 qt -Wood
Towel Rings -Tea
Wood pails, toy -- "J "j
Lamp chimneys No. 1
Damp chimneys No. 2 -s
Hard wood toothpicks
Always the leader in low prices
I MIXED HOUSE PAINTS
LINSEED OIL, WHITE LEAD, ETC.
1610 Third Avenue.
, jpae Mr una aa neai jteiaie u on u
nothing oi tue loss aim expense en
tailed. As far as can be estimated,