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Rock Isiland Daily Argus.
ROCK ISLAND. THURSDAY, APRIL 13. 1893.
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Spring is Here-
AND SO ARE WE,
With the grandest stock in the three cities.
200 Child's suits worth up to $5.00 for $3.00
150 Men's suits worth up to $10.00 for
jOO Men's suits worth up to $16.50 for
150 Men's spring Overcoats, $18.00 for 10.00
Children's Knee Pants for 7 cents.
Children's Suits for 49 cents.
Men's black Half Hose, two for 25 cents.
Alpine Hats worth $2.50 for $1.39.
Jersey Suits, $1.98.
The above goods are all entirely new this season.
Agents for the KNOX HATS.
Yi-City Morrell Institutes,
TREATMENT FOR HIE
Xo Soreness of the Arm,
A cure is guaranteed if patient will follow instruc
tions. Literature on the subiect will be sent on ap
plication. Correspondence confidential.
LOCATION OF OFFICES:
Rock Island, 111. Moline, III. Davenport, Iown,
Bufora Block. Post Office Block. 3iberrriao. Building.
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s Artistic Tailoring.
Tie Fashionable Fabrica for Spring and Summer have
J. B. ZIMMER,
2a ll and leave your order.
Star Block Oppositk Harpek Hotjsr:
Ub" located ii u.
At 324 Seventeenth Street.
"I.tSOho. specialty. Opposite k Old mm.
W. TREFZ & CO.
2011 Fourth Avenue,
tltrcjafcld's Old Stand.
Johin Volk: 6c Co.,
Mannf actorert of
Saab Doors Blinds, Siding, Flooring.
ad .11 kinds of wood work fortoailden .
BlckMentn 8U net. TnlrtTaad Ptrartk im,
Wind, Rain, Hail and Fire Join
TERRIBLE DESTRUCTION OF LIFE,
And Wild Waste of All Kinds
Property in the Ravaged
Awful Fait of a Negro School In Missis
sippi Twcnty-Flre Little One Crashed
to Death Robinsonville, Mi"., "Wrecked
and Fired with Heavy Lams of Life
Tunicia, Ia., Wiped Oat Great De
struction at Ypsilanti, Mich., bat No
Fatalities Farther Details of the De
vastation in Kansas and Nebraska Lists
of Dead and Wounded Storm Havoc
Memphis, Tenn.. April 13. A colored
school house near Robinsonville, Miss.,
was blown down yesterday and twenty
five children were killed.
Terrible Disaster in Mississippi.
New Orleans, April 13. The Times
Democrat's Vicksburg, Miss., special says:
Conductor Thomas, of the Yazoo and
Mississippi Valley railroad, wires and
says: Tee entire town of Kobinsonville,
Coahoma county, was swept away by a
cyclone yesterday. All the store are in
flames. Some negroes and perhaps some
whites are buried in the ruins.
Swept from the Karth.
New Orleans, April 13. The little town
of Tunicia was swept from the face of the
earth yesterday by a cyclone. Every house
in the place with but two exceptions was
blown down. The report also gives the
number of dead as seven.
TORNADO AT YPSILANTI.
right and three others have died since. The
list of the killed and injured is as follows
Killed Andrew Lay, John D. Lay, John
Dill, Mrs. James Wilson and child, and
William Asher and wife. Injured Mrs.
William Condrey, John Wilson and two
children, William Asher's child, David
Williams, Dr. H. H. Browne, B. Jerry and
wife, Henry Lay, Ira Seaz and wife and
mother. John Condrey and child, James
Shumate, Mrs. John Dill, H. Dabney, Mrs.
John Wilson and son, Mrs. Henry Brown
and wife of Andrew Housley, Mrs. J. M.
Redwine, T. P. Condrey.
Eleven Lives Probably Lost.
In the path of the storm between May
view and Lexington eight persons were
killed outrij&t and three more will prob
ably die from their wounds, and twenty
five were wounded. Those killed outright
were Mrs. Mary Lake and two brothers,
two children of William Walker, Hugh
McElroy, M. A. H. Kelly, Joseph Breug
gen. Mrs. John Breuggen is reported
killed, but no definite information is ob
tainable. The fatally injured are Mrs.
William Walker, Daisy Stanford (colored)
and Mrs. William Williams. Physicians
were summoned from Higginsville, Lex- j
Ington and Dover to care for the wounded, j
and the whole country is filled with car- ;
nages and other conveyances irora tnese
places for removing the storm-stricken
people to hospitable homes.
Might Have Reen Much Worse.
The towns of Willis and Baker are re
ported to have been destroyed Tuesday
night, but are not seriously damaged,
the only destruction being about such as
is usual to most hard storm". At Pow
hattan Peter Hoskinson was struck on the
head by a flying timber and knocked
senseless for a time. At Robinson Owen
Pelton was killed by lightning while work
ing in the field near the house when the
storm broke. Much stock was killed by
the storm, barns were laid low and hay
stacks scattered. The corn had not yet
been planted or it would have been
drowned out. Fruit trees were broken
and twisted, but they had not yet budded
and despite the wreck there is still promise
Fatal Casualties Near Lexington.
All parts of Iafayette county were vis
ited by the storm. Four persons are re-
Ex-President Gonzales, of Mexico, is not ;
dead as reported. He is very ill, however, .
and his recovery is hopeless. .
Exhibits in the Wond's fair will be re
ceived as long as the owners thereof will
guarantee to have them fully in place by
April 30. The limit had been fixed for re
ceipt of exhibits at April 10. - , 1
Many of the striking Sante Fo railway
shopmen have gone back to work and the
company has given those remaining oat
nntil today to return to work. , "
Certain New York Irishmen have or
ganized to put a stop to the practice of
giving monkeys, hippopotami, eta, Irish
George Bradley, a negro of " Bowling
Green, Ky., beat his 7-year-old boy to
death and then he and his wife drank
poison. Bradley then cut his throat. The
man will die, the woman may live. -
Lora Davis, who left St. Louis for Chi
cago April 3, has not since been heard from.
Miss Davis is aged 23.
President Cleveland is to be elected an
honorary member of the Delaware Saenger
bund. The Xatioual Republican league meets
at Louisville May 10.
The tanners' trust will begin business
May 1 with a capital of 75,(Oo,000.
The Canadian officials will co-operate
with those of the United States Jin their
efforts to keep the scourge of contagious
diseases from getting a foothold in the
country by importation.
Lizzie Borden, charged with the murder
of her father and mother, has been a pris
oner in Taunton jail since last September
and her trial will not take place before
ported killed near Lexington, and addi-
Moch Ruin Wrought in the Town, but No tional reports may swell the number ma
One Killed. tn;.ll r- V ... hnncw
totally demolished and about twenty people
Ypsilanti, Mich., April 13. A terrific
cyclone struck Ypsilanti at 7:15 last night,
passing through the business streets from
southwest to northwest. The residence of
William Knizely was blown off its founda
tion. Curtis' wagon and carriage factory,
the business college. Draper Opera-house,
Hawkins house and several other build
ings were demolished. Along Congress
street, the principal street of the city, for
two blocks signs and awnings were blown
down and almost every plate glass front on
the north side of the street was smashed. On
Huron street, the Laible block containing
the postofnee and four stores was riddled.
The roof of the building was blown into
the street and several houses opposite were
damaged by flying debris. Crossing the
river the cyclone unroofed the residence of
Jonathan Voorhees on River, street, and
blew Another house off its foundation. Far
ther eastward Dr. Moore's house and barn
were overturned. The wind lasted ten
minutes, and although the streets were
filled with people only a few moments be-
frtei Yin G.iiniia cii H pnt is rennrtjHi A
soon as the wind subsided the electric '
lights were shut off to avoid a fire. The
streets are filled with wreckage, fallen
trees and debris of all kinds.
are reported hurt, some of them perhaps
j fatally. Two of the dead are Mrs. John
I Lukes and her brother. Among the injured
are W. S. Fountain and wife, Mrs. U. J.
Hutchinson and daughter, William Walk
er, wife, and child, and Christ Mayer, wife,
CYCLONE WORK IN IOWA.
DOINGS OF THE WHIRLING TERROR.
Some Details from Kansas, Missouri and
Kansas Citt, April 13. Fierce storms
of wind and rain swept over Kansas and
and Missouri Tuesday afternoon and night,
doing an incalculable amount of damage
and causing the loss of many lives. In
Kansas the town of Parker was laid waste,
nearly every house in the place being more
or less wrecked, but contrary to first re
ports no lives were lost, and few persons
were injured. It was also reported that
the towns of Willis, Everest, and Pow
hattan were laid waste, but the worst has
fortunately proved not to be the case,
though considerable damage was done.
Near Garnet the houses of Walter Haw
ley and Henry Dykes were completely de
molished, but no one was injured. The
No Fatalities Reported Southern
Swept Storms in Illinois.
Newton, la., April 13. The cyclone
which struck this county four miles east
of this city Tuesday night demolished
houses, barns, outbuildings, farm
machinery, etc Three persons were
seriously injured in the family of William
Haskins, he himself having a leg broken.
His wife had her collar bone broken, and
one! of the children an arm broken. Ira
Livingston suffered in the loss of buildings
and stock to the amount of $3,000. W. E.
Roseman lost a good barn, as did also
John Dixon. The wires are yet down
in the district swept and it is impossible
to get details. The heaviest damage was
done 100 miles west of Akron.
Wind, Rain and Hail.
St. PAUL, April 13. Floods have cutoff
part of South Dakota. At Mitchell com
munication is shut off and heavy damages
to farm property, bridges and residences
has been done by the wind, torrents of rain
and furious hail. At some points snow
has fallen heavily.
Work of Old Hiems in Illinois.
CniCAGO, April 13. furious storms
swept over Illinois yesterday, doing con
siderable damage. At Vanaalia a cyclone
twisted houses and created widespread
ruin. Outhouses, trees, and fencing were
picked up and carried away, and many
larns were razed. At Galena and Fair
bury the storm was exceedingly severe, ac
companied by electrical phenomena. No
life lost so far as reported.
Not Very Destructive in Nebraska.
LINCOLN, Neb., April 13. Aside from the
partial wrecking of the village of Page, in
i the northern nart of the state, no great
spiral column of dust and debris could be damage resulted from the storm of Tnes
seen for nearly an hour at Garnet. At day afternoon and night. Geneva, the
Walnut many houses were -wrecked and j county seat of Fillmore county.suffered the
several persons injured. The worst is : partial demolition of one or two buildings,
feared from the surrounding country. At Dul no one was mjureo.
Muscotah several houses were unroofed
and Mrs. Burns and her baby were badly
injured. In Missouri the storm centers
seem to have been in Lafayette county.
Near Page City six lives were lost. The
section about Stanberry was also visited
by disaster. At least two women were
killed and many injured, while the losses
will mount to thousands of dollars.
The Children Sent Home In Time.
About s p. m. a terrific storm swept down
upon the vicinity of Hiawatha, Kan.
Scared parents ran to the school houses for
their children, but learned that they had
been sent home by the teachers in time to
escape the storm. Then came a fierce
wind, which crushed in weak store fronts
and awnings, and threw over outhouses
and chimneys. Then it quieted, and was
followed by a fierce rain and hail, the lat
ter of which crashed through windows and
split the weatherboards of houses. The
damage was confined to the breakage of
window glass and the overthrowing of out
buildings. Swept Everything Away In this Streak.
About 5 o'clock a destructive wind visit
ed the country northwest of Stanberry,
Ma, moving from west to east, and cover
ed a strip of country two miles wide and
five miles long. Almost every house and
barn in its path was torn to pieces. Among
those who suffered the loss of all their
buildings are: John .Briggs, John Bur
nett, Mr. Swearninger, Mr. Warrack, Mr.
Shelton . and Mr. Howebeger. Mrs. Ward
and an unknown woman were killed and
Mr. Ward and John Shelton seriously in
jured. Most of the people saw the storm
coming in time to get into their caves and
and escape injury. The loss will amount
to thousands of dollars.
DEATH ROLLS COMING IN.
Kama of the Dead nasi Xnjuwst at
dxay Khrht Other Deaths.'
At Condray six persona were killed out-
Notes of the Wind Havoc.
A windstorm swept ever Texas, spread
ing ruin on every hand as to crops, barn s
and cattle. No fatalities.
Ten dwelling houses and barns were
blown down and many more damaged at
Rolls, Mo., the night of the cyclone.
At Mexico, Mo., thousands of dollars of
damage was done. The west end of the
Missouri Military academy was blown in.
The storm rnroofed houses.tore up trees,
etc., at Hannibal, Mq.
Wind and rain together did much dam
age in the vicinity of Effingham, IlL
St. Louis was treated to a heavy blow
and hail storm. The workhouse roof was
blown off and other similar damage done.
Cincinnati experienced a wind of seventy-eight
miles an hour velocity. A good
deal of minor damage was done.
The lightning fired the prairies near
Downs, Kan., and a residence and barn
were burned. The fire is Ftill raging.
Will Not Investigate Roach.
Washington, April 13. Call in the sen
ate yesterday discussed his resolution for
an increase in the number on certain com
mittees, and it went over. A resolution
was referred providing for an investigation
of the Martin case during recess. An ex
ecutive session was held. The Democrats
held a caucus in the morning and resolved
to shelve the Koach business untill next
In a. case involving $40,886 assessed
against the Pennsylvania Railroad com
pany under the corporation tax la of
New York, the court of appeals has ren
dered a decision of great interest, declaring
the action of ex-Comptroller Wemple void
upon te ground that the sole buskiem of
the Pennsylvania road within the state o(
New York is commerce between tin atata.
2 and that a tax upon such commerce is un-
LIVE STOCK AND PRODUCE MARKETS.
Chicago. April 13.
Following were the quotations on the
board of trade today: Wheat April, opened
c, closed S4He; May, opened 60, closed 86Jc;
July, opened 7MjC closed 76c Corn April,
opened 40c, closed UW-: May. opened 41 Xc,
closed 41c; July, opened 41sc closed 42Hc
Oats May. opened 2Sic, closed S&lfrz June,
opened Sc. closed Sc; July, opened 2SKc,
closed 2S?8!. Pork May. opened tl6.15. closed
$16.65; July, opened $l.ao, closed $10.72:
September, opened $16-41. closed $16.87)6.
Lard May, opened $9.75, closed $10.00. '
Live Stock: The prices at the Union
Stock yards today ranged as follows:
Hogs Estimated receipts for the day 23,000;
quality good; left over about 6,000; mar
ket faiily active and ruled 10&15o lower: :
sales ranged at $45&6.65 pigs. $6.15&?.05
light. $6.15(36.80 rough packing. $A-557.05
mixed, and $8.85a,7.aj heavy packing and
shipping lots. J
Cattle Estimated receipts for the day
17,000; quality fain market slow and
easy with prices a shade lower; quota
tions ranged at $5.406.1O shipping steers.
$4.154.89 fair to good, $3.7504.05 common to
medium do, $3.60(3)4.15 batchers steers, $2.70
8.60 Blocker. $3.63(4.50 feeders, tL75&3.40
cows. $3.001.10 heifers, $2.253.75 balls
$2.40&4.40 Texas steers, and $3.UJ5.25 Teal
Sheep Estimated receipts for the day 9,000;
quality fair; market rather active and prices
unchanged; quotations ranged at $4.0035
per 100 lbs westerns. $3,503x50 natives, and
Produce: Butler Fancy separator, 29c per
lb; fancy dairy, 26377; packing stock, 13314c
Eggs Fresh stock, UHio per -da. Dressed
Poultry Chickens. 12S13o per lb; turkeys.
133.15c; ducks ll13Hc: geese, $a.008.O
per doz. Potatoes Burbanks, To&TS per bush
el; Hebrons. 73a75c per boshek Peerless, 7 &
72c; Rose, 70,a75c Sweet Potatoes Fair to
choice, $3.75&4.50 per barrel. Apples Com
mon stock. $2.002.& per barrel; fair to good,
$2.50(3.00; fancy. $x:5. Honey White clover
in 1-1 b sections. 17&18o per lb; broken comb,
10c; dark comb, good condition 10&l4o; ex
tracted, 6&6c per lb.
New York. April 12.
Wheat May. 77 7-13-77 lW6c; June, 7&Jjc;
July, 79Ja7S-ic; August, c; September.
81c; December. Mac ' Rye Quiet and
steady; western. 6S&S2c. Barley Firm
and quiet; western. 6j&75c Corn No. 2
was very dull and easier; April, 49c;
May. 47 5-16a47 7-16e; June. 47Hc; July,
&4M-4c; steamer mixed. SOfu&Slc; No. 2, bl
&53c. Oats Dull and weak; May, 33Jtft
S4MrS June. -JiW&Z&ic: July. 34c; state, STtfr
4fc; western, aft&iyc Pork Inactive de
mand and steily: old mess," $17.56; new
mefs. $18.0j. LArd Quiet . and nominal;
steam rendered. $100l ,
The LoealI.nsrltet. f
Usy Timothy. $19.00: nj.land, l'JCll;-s!cu2b
$9.00; baled. $10.0ull. 00.
Bntter Fair to choice, 9013.12c; creamery, "26a
Epps Freeh. HZ,'.'
Poultry Chickens, 12?4c; tnrkcy l-!a
dackr, 12ttc; geese, 10c.
rRCTT AX VZ6STABLES.
Apple $4 00 perhbl.'
Onions $4 .to per bbl
Turnips 60c per bu.
Cattle Butchers pay for corn fed steers
43.4V4c; cows and ccifei, 2KQ3!c calves
Sheep 4&&c. - i.
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