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THE AltGUS, WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 23, 1893.
r.;n roni firt ami improvement nnd
.'u !i personal enjoyment when
,,,'ilv ,.,(. The many, who live bet-
tir'm others and enjoy life more, with
. (X!.t'ii.liture, by more promptly
tiim' t'"' worhl's Wst products .to
. 'iitvU f physieal being, will attest
.uW to health of the pure liquid
'. ..jve principle embraced in the
',',',;v. Svnii of Fics
j . iU iice is due to its presenting
f.irm most acceptable ami pleas
"t., the taste, the refreshing ami truly
,k'wl properties of a perfect lax--,..-!t',H'tti!iUy
cleansing the system,
!iV;iiML' elds," headaches and fevers
"I permanently curing constipation.
dP-jriv.-n satisfaction to millions and
..r v.-f'h the approval of the medical
...jvi.m. because it acts on the Kid
v, l.ivir and Towels without weak-
thi iii and it is perfectly free from
', (.hit'cti'inable substance.
Vvrv.n'i'f Figs is for sale by nil drusj
Liii'.'nie nnd 61 bottles, but it is man
;.i ,'ture.i ly tlie California Fig tSyrup
!!.iin'.v, rdi'ose name is printed on every
irk..-'', also the name, Syrup of Figs,
,1 iK-iii'.' well informed, you will not
oi't any substitute if oflered.
T. 1J. KE1DY.
(1 ;y. -ell -.i ii ni:in:it'c property o:i conmi!irn,
u: nn i" . i "t relit j, al-n pnrry m lint of fin!
n':r:ti ro cMnp.;nie!'1 huiMing lots nr
i :i n!i !:t'i! iTiTcr aild.tion. Choi cv resilience
; : i. j ar: of the city.
K"'n. i. Vi'i'Vi! A I.ymk haiUlinp, cround
v-r. It r .ir .f Y itrlitll & LynU bank.
Wholesale Dealer and Importer of
Wines and Liquors.
1G1G nd 1G1S Third Av
(Successor to II. WEXPT.)
119 Eighteenth Street.
t-2'-I:r and Work man ship Guar
Caiiin and Repairing Done.
k - as
A Prominent Moline Citizen
Under a Crave Charge.
MRS. MARTIN DERKENS ACCUSER.
The Colonel UAIl.-gecl to Have Made nn
Indecent I'ropom I to Her. After Kull, tnt
Her HuHkand Kn.ui the HoiiHe.nnd I.nter
to Hnve AkmhuI ed Her Loral I'olioe
Moline has a sensation todav that
basset all the tongues in town to
wagging, involving as it does, in
anything but an enviable light one of
the most irom nent eitizens in the
city. Last evening Col. W. K. Ste
vens was made lefemtant to a charge
Preferred by Mrs. Martin D.-rkens
before Magistrate Kerns, aeeusing
him of attempting a gi'uss outrage
upon her person. Mrs. Derkens al
leges that Col. Stevens ealled at her
home OHMoli.K- bluffs Mondav after
noon ami engaged her husband to ilo
some work about his premises; that
while her husband was thus engaged
Col. Stevens leturned to her house
and made an indecent proposition to
her, accompanying the same with a
tender of money; that she indignant
ly repulsed hi i'i and he left.
Mure an Assault.
Later, she s ates he again visited
hfr in her husband's absence, and
made an assj ult upon her. that a
sen Me ensue 1, during which she
scratched his face and that he still
bears her imprint on his nasal ap
K'udix. She, therefore, tiled the
warrant for his arrest.
Col. Stevens, w ho is prominent in
business, soe ety and Grand Army
circles in Moline, and has a fatnilv.
.1..,.!., t.. I . . .......
mm ne is a victim 01 a
blackmailing scheme, and savs that
he was at Mrs. IVrkens1 house at the
time stated a ad that without warn
ing the woman attacked him and
scratched him as a part of her design
to extort money from him.
The Derkens are well to do Bel
gian people s nd have been married
"in i wo inonins. .Mrs. nerkens is a
rather nice looking woman, about ?o
years of age.
John l'.oyd. the insane patient who
escaped t rote t lie countv tarm th
other day. vas picked up in the
lower eint of tow n bv Chief Sexton
this afternoi n. and will he sent out
OMeer lbiyaitui arrested laniel
James this morning early for being
drui k and n aking nn.ther earth with
her broad eainpy of heaven his
lei'ping ground. This morning
"Stjtiire Sch vx-di-r charged him s;
and cots for his night's lodging.
The hoiiM of (ieorge I'.eek. a far
mer, living near Cable. w:i- robbed
ver-terilav hi 1 ween the hoiir rf I and
o o'clock. h a paek-peddler answer
ing t h e fol 1 1 ' w i ng deseri pt ion : A man
of medium height, about Mo years of
years, lias a black m u.-t ache and is of
German des-eiit. lb- work dark gray
jeans pants, a light Mraw hat and a
t bin dark ci at.
August Matti is a German, who hy
the way. has i wooden leg. as herein
before referred to. Now on Monday
night Officer Maucker heard agoniz
ing cries in the vicinity of August's
residence, and hastening to the
scene, found August in a semi-sober
condition playing a game of ball,
utilizing hi wooden leg as a "wagon
tongue." and his better-half as a base
ball. He was allowed to tell his
troubles to Magistrate Schroeder yes
terday evei.ing. and he lined him ."
and costs for an infringement on the
Probably the most exciting ease
which has occupied Magistrate
SchroederV court for some time, was
the ease yisterday afternoon of as
sault and' lattery." on a charge pre
ferred by Charles Hint, against Fred
Lawrence, his uncle, both of Coal
Vallev, and wherein clubs were
trumps. The defendant aiid his wit
nesses strenuously objected to being
cross ques- ioned by Maj. l'.eardsley.
and insist d on giving their evidence
in Germar;. but! neverthless. 'Squire
Schroeder found sutlicient grounds
to fine Lawrence $21.30. This to
gether wit h 1 ami costs which he
was lined in Coal Valley, makes him
feel as though he had enough.
Loral World- Fair Visitors.
J. E. Grady has returned from the
S. S HuT left for Chicago last eve
ning. W. L. E'ster returned from Chi
ca"o last evening.
Miss Nellie McCarthy left this
morning f r Chicago.
J. W. Welch left for Chicago last
evening to see the fair.
Mrs. It. A. Donaldson is in Chicago
attending the World's fair.
Miss L'zzie Kemble has returned
from a brief visit to Chicago.
Miss Constance Mulack and sister
left fr tie fair this morning.
The M sses Ida and Lena Raible
left for Chicago this morning.
Emanuel Goldsmith returned yes
terday from a visit to the fair.
Miss K:ite Bvrnes and Miss Maher
leave for Chica'go tomorrow morning.
Mr. and Mrs. James Carl, accom
panied bv their daughter, Edna, and
niece, May Carl, left for Chicago to
day. Charles Schoede and son, Edward,
returned from the fair last erening.
Thev were accompanied by Charles
Drexell. a nephew of Mr. Schoede,
who for r bout a year made his home
OUR BOYS IN BLUE.
The Rodman Rifles Depart for Chicago
A special train on the Rock Island
road conveyed tlni Rodman Rilles to
Chicago last night, leaving Rock Isl
and at 11 o'clock. Our military boys
w ill bave their camp at Chicago this
year, the prime object of their going
there that they may participate in
the military feature attendent upon
the Illinois day festivites at the
World's fair tomoirow. The special
took on Company F. and, the Light
Guard Regimental hand at Moline,
and the militia companies of Geneseo
and Ottawa at those places. The
companies disembarked at Windsor
station w here the camp is established.
1 he Company linster.
The follow ing is the complete com-J
pany roster as it went to the en
campment: Captain E. M. Cook.
rirst Lieutenant . Johnson.
Sergeants Thompson anil J. John
ston. Corporals Zeis, J. McConoehie,
W. McConoehie and Iglehart.
Privates Anthony," Griffith, Cook,
11. McConoehie, liirch, Quayle, R.
Johnson, Flood, llemenway. Serene.
Clemanns, Larson, R. Reiinctt, Rear,
Cleaveland, Rlaisdell. Pool, Rostock,
Dauber, A. Ilartz, J. Hartz, Eric,
Kelly, Leslie, Long, McGarvcy, Im
hoff, Ross, Schmidt, Schneider.
Kries, Donahue, MeCreery.
Accompanying the Rilles were Col.
C. W. Durham, of the governor's
staff; Maj. C. C. Carter, of Gen.
Hartley's Second brigade staff; Maj.
W. T. Channon. of the Sixth regi
ment, and Capt. 11. A. McDonald.
Agon von Koeckritz.of the state hos
pital corps, ami who in that com
pany ranks as tiit sergeant, left
with the hoys. In camp he joins his
The Moline C'omp.tiiy.
The Moline militiamen, w ho were
accompanied by a number of bicy
clists are as follow s:
Captain C. R. Keesler.
First Lieutenant F. Mueneh.
Sergeants L. Gay lord. George
Gould, Al Peterson.
Corporals Austin llussey. t).
Hodge. Sam Hunt.
Privates P.ennett, Olson. Larson,
Rice, Hall. Clark. Anderson, Davis,
Mann. Kohlcr. Lyon. Bchnke. F'.hn,
Duflin, Yoder. Miller, Nordgren.
GuMafson. Rarker, Pearson, Morris,
Ekdahl. Hussev, Butter. Grafton.
Capt. Mrlloimld Complimented.
As an appreciation of Capt. Mc
Donald. Maj. Channon. just as the
Rilles were in readiness to leave the
Armory, in behalf of Company A.
presented him with a gold watch,
and the major displayed his orator
ical powers in a neat little presenta
tion speech. The captain was so
wholly surprised that at lirst it was
impossible for him to speak very
much, but eventually he expressed
his thanks in becoming terms.
Special Meeliiit of the school Hoard
I nivcrtdty Scholarship.
The board of education met in
special session last evening. Presi
dent Ferguson iir the chair, and all
the directors present. Plans and
specifications for plumbing the new
No. 4 school building were read and
discussed at length. On motion the
details were referred to the building
committee and architect to call for
bids, to be opened on Tuesday even
ing. Aug. 29.
W. L. Sweeney was appointed tru
ant oMcer for four months, com
mencing Sept. 1. at $40 a month. In
making this selection the board has
ignored a competent and experienced
ollicer in R. H. Kimball to reward one
whose only claim to recognition is
the influence of the organization
which is now dictating the policy of
the board in all appointments.
It was ordered that the clerk dis
tribute pro rata to the creditors of
Ritchey & DeGear in the construc
tion of Building No. l a balance of
$l's.;7 still in the hands of the hoard.
Competition for Scholarship.
Elsewhere notice is given bv Coun
ty Superintendent of Schools, C. R.
Marshall, of another competitive ex
amination for the honorary scholar
ship in the university of Illinois, the
examination to he held at Mr. Mar
shall's oMee Friday, Sept., 1, It is
open to young people of both sexes
and Rock Island county is capable of
presenting an active and interesting
competition of bright young people
11 II Will.
! A. It. Encampment
Will be held at Indianapolis Sept.
4. 1S93, and to accommodate persons
i,aj-h,hii iu aiiuuu I lie Millie, I lie
liock Island & Peoria railway will
make a rate of $9.k) for the'round
trip from Rock Island.
Through cars will he run to In
dianapolis on dates to be announced
later. Further information can lie
R. Stockiiwse, G. T. A.
F. II. Rockwell, Ticket Agent.
Depot foot of Twentieth street.
A competitive examination for
Rock Island county's honorary schol
arship will be held at my otlicTe in the
city of Rock Island on Sept. 1st and
2nd. Work will begin jiromptly at
8:31) a. m. Sept. 1st.
C. B. Maushall, County Supt.
The Weather Forecant .
For the next 24 hours, generally
fair; cooler westerly winds.
Finn Matnrlnif For the Trl-CIty Demon
stration at Davenport.
The committees are working very I
assiduously in the matter of making
the Labor Day celebration in Daven- j
port a success. It is expected that
the demonstration will bring to the
city at least 1,500 strangers from
towns outside the tri-cities, and the
more enthusiastic are inclined to be
lieve that this estimate is much too
All the cities within a radius of
several hundred miles i.ave been ex
tensively hilled, and word comes that
they will be largely represented.
The industrial pageant w ill be the
chief feature in the observance of
the day. and it will he participated
in by thousands of toilers. All the
trades organizations of the three
cities will be in line. Military com
panies will be there too. and several
fraternal societies have also signified
their intention of turning out. With
these thousands of men in Hue and
numerous bands tilling the afr with
melody, the occasion will indeed be
a gala one.
An excellent program has been ar
ranged for the celebration it Schuet
zen park, where the marchers will go
when the parade is finished. It is as
Ovcruro Ipt Stra-st-r'a Uiiion rcii' niri.
Iiitroiliirtory Aililrcss by l'ltcidi.-. t C. T. I.ind
A1 tress of Welcome by lion Eenry VoMmer,
Mayor of luvei,po;t
Concrauilatory Address bv Hon. T. J. Mcdill,
jr.. m. yor oi Kncic lslan 1, ami Hon W. C. Ben
licit. Mayor of Moline
Music by the ctlcbrated T. K. Q nr ette Ed
i-ci'K. ii. uowner, Anmr a;kihiii Lome
Original Poem. Joe Eva- s, Rwk Island.
German Atlilri-va bv P. of . b I. Suck dorf
Address by IIol. liruce T. Seaman, of the Far
Music by i he Lirtic' Cornet T:io-t!ic Misi.es
Cole and Miss Untce W limn
Address of the Day, by Cien James Weaver, of
Music by the Orchcttn.
Overture by Strsser"s Orrh -stra.
A song by no'crt Ablioli, accompli. ie l by
.tther duet by Mr. 1 heo. VickU y pud Louis
Veiiiiian Mandolin Orcbestia.
THE CAMP MEETING.
The List of the Tent and Collude Holders
tit Titidair (.rove.
Camp Mkktim; ii:oi ms. Tin
pai.is Guovk, Aug. "2;?. Following
is a list of those who are oeeupvin:
the tents and cottages on the ground
Hock Island Kev. and Mrs. M. A.
Head. Mr. and .Mrs. S. Sihis, Kalph
Head, Miss Bessie Head, Miss Mamie
Silvis, Mrs. Stafford. Harry Stafford.
Craee Stafford. .Julia Stafford, Elmer
Stafford. Misses Mary Freeman, Jen
nie Sprague, Maggie McFarlane,
Mitchell Huntley. Misses Alice Hanna,
Norma Hanna, Jennie Kurtiss. Mulge
Moline Mr. Parker, Mr. and Mrs.
Hyde and Mrs. Crary. Mr. and Mrs.
IS. Tyrell, Miss Doxie, Miss Emma
Cooper, Mrs. Cromwell. Misses Car
rie Altz, Sarah Cromwell. Etlie Lit
tler, Sarah Trever. Mrs. Chadwiek,
Misses Sadie, Mary and Lille Chad
wich, Mrs. Lloyd, Kobinson ami Ben
nett, Mr. Stoddard, Misses Eva ami
Clara Stoddard, Misses Mary Tyrell
and Mamie Akers.
Milan liev. and Mrs. Alford. Mrs.
Thomson, Misses Jessie Wilhite.
Gertrude Mosher, Mrs. YYilson.
Misses Birdie Lt.tlin. Dimple Biishart,
Katie Shellman. Bessie Johnson,
Lizzie Tindu.ll, Frankie Crowel, Jes
sie Fitzsinimons, W. K. Brown, Ste
Preemption Mr. and Mrs. E. Lit
tle, David Clarke. Thomas Arm
strong, Misses Mafgie Armstrong,
Fannie Armstrong. Lizzie llathburn.
Addie Hathburn; Homer Hathburn,
John Lipton, Elmer Lipton: Misses
Mollie Lipton, Anna Lipton. Laura
Reynolds Mrs. L. Quist, Misses
Inez Quist, Maggie (.nist, Davie
liuist, Misses Jennie Q"ist, Frances
Hampton Rev. J. Q. Adams, Miss
Addie Albrecht. Harry Adams.
Viola Mrs. C, K. Scdwick, George
Orion B. Jordan.
New Boston Misses Rachel Shafer,
Ella Shafer, Mrs. Melinda Hyser.
Abingdon Rev. E. C. Anderson.
Chicago Mrs. J. C. Adams, Miss
Bessie Dimick, Mr. Duke, Mrs.
A 1leilHiire Seeking 1'arty.
Chaperoned by Mr. and Mrs. W.
B. Hill, of roughkeepsie. New York,
a party of pleasure-seekers came
down on the steamer E. Rutledge
Mondav evening and spent yesterday
in the city, going out to the Tower
by special car last evening, where
supper was served ami the evening
spent. The party was taken in
charge here by Mr. and Mrs. S. S.
Davis and other Rock Island people,
and was composed of Mr. and Mrs.
W. 15. Hill of Poughkeepsie. X. Y.,
Misses AVeyerhanser, Dean. Robbin.s
and Fairchild of St. Paul; Mason of
Ft. Snelling. and the Misses Springer
of Chicago; Messrs. Stiles. NVash
jngton. D. C Curby. Skinner, Ab
bot. Read and Weyerhauser of St.
Paul, and Jewett of Providence.
Rhode Inland, and Charles Weyer
hauser of Little Falls. Minn.
For the V'ae of the Hlght Hand.
The bnttons on coats, etc. . are placed on
the right side and the shed of the hair in
boys to the left evidently to suit manip
ulation by the right hand. The great
philosopher Newton records that at
first be confined his astronomical ob
servations to bis right eye, but afterward
he managed to train his left. But there
are persons who could not do this, ow ing
to the unequal strength of their eyet
S Close 'Money Market
Enabled us to make a few
chandise much under value. We shall offer these
bargains to bur tre.de this week, beginning
promptly Monday morning at 9 o'clock,
at prices too tempting to be over
looked. For instance we have
A big job of 100 dozen Ladies" hose,
colors, navy, seal and wine, to .-ell.
while they last, at 3c per pair.
The ultra fashionable tan color
ed hose, two lots below value at Co
and So per pair. A great fad and big
Another lot of those men's mi
ed half hose at le, they went like hot
Working men's heavy Rockford
socks at oe a pair
One lot illuminated serge dress nominal cost, which permit- of our
goods price now-out down to l'.Mo. 'naming lower selling price- than
A nice line of colors to select from, others.
but hardly quantity enough tooj l ew prints wit h special designs
around, come early. j for comforts and furniture -tvles.
Another big lot of tho.-e canvas telescope Hand Bags or Satchel
for World's Fair use. This makes the Fifth shipment we have had
of these goods. We arc using them as a special leader to help tit
out our frinds for the great fair. Don't buy a trunk, the telescope
is much more convenient and no cheeking necessary.
JTirRomembcr the opening of the cotton bats at C,c worth U',e
does not take place until Tuesday morning.
1720, 1722. 1724 and 1726 Second ave.
Take Your Pick
from our very large stock of exceed
ingly choice Furniture. We're having
a sale fdr the benefit of our customers.
Money is a good thing to have now.
ami it's all the same to you whether it
comes to you irom saving or earning
it. You can't save money anv faster
or to uouer advantage than oy iiuving .m-"
our stock of Furniture, w hich is going at PRICE CRASHING RATES.
In the Furniture trade in the three cities we have no competition.
Others may aspire to follow, but it's at such a dir-tance in the rear thai
the idea of imitation is not su-pected. To close out the season"- stool
of Lawn Goods we quote the following prices:
Lawn Chairs SI. SO, worth $2.75.
" Rockers 52.50, " ?.S0.
" Settees $?.00f " 4.50.
CASH OR CREDIT.
G. O. HUCKSTAEDT,
18c9, IS 11 Secondveiia..
O. P. DtiWrtM). Manager TELEPHONE No. 1206
Br9 Opn f vetiings till S o'cljck.
Schneider's Bargain Counters.
Now Ready 16 Counters to select from.
Cot NTF.lt No. 1.
Worth f.j.00 to $.r.o0 for .7.".
Coi stki; No. 3.
Worth 3.o) for -7.".
Coi-nteis No. 5
Coi ntek No. (J.
Worth $2.50 to f'l.oO for ! 75.
Col'NTEK Xo. .
Worth $1.50 for $3.25.
Cot NTEK Xo.
Cloth top lace and button, worth i Worth $3.50 for $2.50.
$1.00 for $3.00.
Colxtek Xo. 12. Goat shoes worth $2.75 to $3.00 for $2.
11 1 -- Krhml Hhon.
COl'XTEK No. 13 Cot NTEK Xo. 14.
Worth $2.25 for $1.50. . Worth $1.35 to $1.50 for $1.00 .
COI'STEK XO. 15. ' Col'NTEK Xo. 16.
Children's school shoes worth$l. 35 j Various Infants shoes regardle?;
to $2.00 for $1.00. I of cost.
Women's Oxfords and Men's Low Shoes regardless of cost.
GEO. SCHNEIDER, Central Shoe Store 1818 Second taunt,
- DEALEK IN-
purchases of desirable mer
A SCHOONER load ..f eoti.,n
bats shipped by lake to Chicago and
from there by rail, will be opened
Tuesday morning, when we ha.l!
sell the tirst on bales or our celebra
ted -r value its at W.e per roll
Our other qualities of higher
grade bats will also be received i;i
thi cargo. Our eombinaJion of lake
and rail enables us to land these
i goods in our house at the merest
Cot NTEK Xo. 2.
Worth L0O for 3.00.
COCXTEK Xo. 4.
Worth $3.00 for f 2.25.
Worth 2.50 for 1.5.
Counter Xo. 7.
Worth $1.75 for $1.40.
CofXTKK No. H.
Worth $3.50 to $1.50 for 2.J..
I COl'XTEK No. 11.
MIXED HOUSE PAINTS
WHITE LEAD, ETC.
1610 Third Avena.