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THE AliGUS, WEDNESDAYS OCTOBER 4, 1893.
princ:- comfort and improvement and
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! ..,litiirp liv more tironn.tlv
.tintiii" t!it world's best products to
Lviliif to health. it the pure liquid
,.xlt!Vc principle cm braced in the
iJm.'-W. Syrup of Figs
I; ( xivlieiii e in uut i" i" i". - uLuig
term most acccpiame aim picas
. ... t,xtr the refreshing and trill v
tm'l'u'ial properties of a perfect lax-
;.! cUertUMllv cleansing inc mswui,
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i i-i t 1 1 1 1 1 Coli;s, neanaciics au.t icvcis
I'll! POTi'iam .'. . 'i
p h:i- civ.-n satisfaction to millions and
B-,-- wi;li the approval vf the medical
rr,itV--ion, hecaue u acts on tne i.iu-!n-,
Liver and Rowels without weak-
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t'tnii- tin ni an'i it is m i n.-. iij iuv ..vu
.uvrv nbnvti.Miaole suiistance.
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r-vrup "t t' -s ls 1,,r sak l an urug
in .Vp,- :i!nl 61 bottles, but it is man
iiiVtuivu by the California Fig Syrup
oii'.v, whose name is printed on every
iu, . a!-o the name. Syrup of Figs,
;Ui,l Ik in.' well informed, you will not
'ma'I't any substitute if ottered.
T. B. KE1DY.
B-.y. snlninnaizc property on conniiion,
Oi:. r.-'.'-v, on IfCt rent.-, also carry r. line of Urst
'.it :rt iT.--:rinc.e companies, huiMine lot for
s;, .: " :.'': Cerent addition. Choice ri'sicieiici'
.revcry 'i n part of the city.
R -iK I. Vchcll Lymlc building, (rronnil
inor. i rear f Mill hell 4 Lyiide bank.
WiolesV.e Dealer nd Importer of
Wiues and Liquors
1016 :i'jd 1G1S Third Av
iv.rreor to II. WEXDT.)
Merchant -:- Tailor,
11!) Eigliteeuih Street.
ENDED HIS PAIN.
John Schneider, a Retired
Farmer, Shoots Himself.
SUICIDE IN THE LOWER END. '
Tlicy Are I ton ml Over to the January Term
This niorninp; the counterfeiting
ca?e M'as continued in Justice Weld's
court, and upon the evidence, the
i justice bound Hurke and his wife
siirr.i.. i . .. . over to the January term of court.
Kurrertng i rum Rheumatism mi Aceil Man '
lesieniav aiternoon, .urs. wiiuper
vas examined, and testified strongly
against the defendants. Quite a rep
rimand ivns given Attorney Looney,
at her hands, for coinfiT to Clinton to
fc'l and Workmanship (luar
P.est. 'at iurr and Repairing Done.
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rut Bullet In Hi Kraiu and Kxplr. s
Instantly The Coroner' Inquewt and'
The suicide mentioned in last eve-'
ning's A'Uits as having occurred in
the lower end of the county during
the afternoon, was in F.ilgington in
stead of Andalusia township. The
victim of the self-destruction was
John Scl neider, an old man living on '
a farm with his daughter, Mrs. fuir. 1
nst Ilartmann. in Edgington town
ship. Coroner Hawes sent Deptttv
Coroner Eckhart down to hold the
iiiijiiest. On arriving at the scene of
the trag.-dy.Mr. Eckh art impaniieled
a jury composed of Charles Hayes,
foreman; B. J. Snell. W. Herbert.
John Houston, Prc;,m Ballard and
Samuel (iooile. j
(ins Hirtmaiin was theliiM witness'
catechise her, she saving she tot.k him
for a government officer, but Mr.
Looney closely cross-questioned her
with regard to what he had said, and
she admitted that he had not told
her he was a government ollicer.
Miss Emma Moore was put upon
the stand anil testilied to seeing the
die some time last Julv. Ed Taylor
was introduced by the defense and
testilied to Cooper having told him
he would "get even" with Burke for
some little trouble they had. This
morning Patrick Burke was sworn,
and after his testimony the attorneys
argued the case.
After he arguments. Justice Weld
bound Mrs. Burke over in $l,Oiij
bonds, and Mr. Burke in $v00, to the
called u mn the stand, and testilied 1 January term of the circuit court,
that in the morning the old gentle-! The li.- Fonml.
man had been complaining of his back! This morning Marshal Kevnolds.
but w itness said he was subject to ' who has been searchinr the Burkes'
rheumatism and it was nothing m or- h,,nie since their arrest, found the
than usual. He refused to cat any dies there and this afternoon brought
breakftut and stayed in bed; at noon, them in to Chief Sexton, Thev were
Mrs. Ila-tmann witness' wife.brottght discovered in an outhouse on the
dinner to her father, but he would premises, and were pounded ami cut
not eat, and then she told him that
sho wot 1,1 build the lire in his room,
but he said he was not cold and'
would stay in bed. Just as theyl
were ab nit to eat dinner, they heard '
a pisto shot, and hurrying to his
room found him lying on his back in
bed wit l a hole back of the right ear.
and a revolver in his right hand.
This story was corroborated bv
Mrs. Ilartmann and (ins Ilintermeis
ter. Tlie old gentleman had often
said he would take his life when he
was troubled with the rheumatism.
After tl e testimony was all in. the
jury br .tight in a verdict that "John
Schneii'er came to his death from a
pistol wound in his head, from a Har
rington .V- Itichardsou revolver. :'
calibre size, by his own hand, with
Well A.lane..l in Voir
Mr. Schneider was ; years old.
anil a widower, lie had been in his
day a well-to-do farmer in both Edg
ington mil Andalusia townships, but
sinee d spo-ing of his farm interests,
he has leen making his home with
his children, all of whom arc grown
up so to destroy all resemblance to
what they were intended for as far as
possible. But they are the tools all
Last evening John Clark walked
awav with a basket of grapes frc in in
front of Long's grocery store, and in
his coin pan v w as Mat t Hayes. But
the eagle eye of Ollicer Etzcl was
upon them, and they were nailed and
taken to the police station. Thev
will have their hearing this evening
before Magistrate Schroedcr.
PALMY DAYS RECALLED.
That it Will
n ..I t he Oi-.l.-r Hop.'
I e I)1-s.iI.mI.
Maj. C. W. Hawes. !,,.;,,! clerk ot
the M. W. A. at Fulton, whiie in the
citv vi -terdav. was asked w ith re
gard to tUe injunction served upon
the M. W. A. in Whiteside county,
restraining the remoal of the olliees
to lloel. Island, and said that the case
would eome up this October term of
Itythe I'iltsliurth's Withdrawal From the
The Pittsburgh, which went into
port at Dubuque Saturday, was the
last of the Diamond Jo to retire fivmi
the St. Louis and St. Paul trade.
The hauling off of the Pittsbuargh is
due to the exigencies of the season.
The event, nevertheless, accentuates
the decline of river commerce and
suggests by contrast the much touted
Palmy Days of Steamboatiiig on the
The pioneers love to recall those
Good old democratic days" when
the whole population assembled on
the river bank on the arrival of everv
court in lutosiile eountv
convenes Oct. 17. and that when it
did colic up. a motion to dissolve t he
case w it 1 1 1 be made, and should we
succeed." said Mr. Hawes, "ivc hope
to move to 'Hock Island at once."
The '-use on the part of the Wood
men is in the hands of J. W
the di-ector of the Woodmen, as
sisted v Messrs. Jackson it Hurst,
of t his citv.
l-'amiliar Kuees MiM.'d. ;
Considerable has been, said about
the Andrews Opera companv playing
in Mol ne and Bock Island the past
few eeninirs. and not coming to!
Daven nrt. But a glance at the per- ,
sonnelof the casts as presented in our j
neigh! oring cities, shows the reason j
thereo-' very conclusively. A careful
search of tl'te casts fails to reveal the
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names OI .Hiss ..i;n i- i" . w.i . ...i- t yymt
dt'cws or l-.il. Aliurew s. .-vii wme mm
has seen the old-time Andrew s Opera j
companv Alien in this cityknowsi
pertec IV wen i uai .wi.-s hoi. ..em inl
and Id" Andrews were the three
bright stars of the company: in fact.
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nucleus ot me operas ji e.-t-u i u. ..m
the tlree mentioned are no longer I
w ith tae Charles Andrews Opera Co.. j
but ar- now w ith an opera company j
of their own. and are now playing in
the northwest. Davenport Leader.
j steamer, when the skipper was a jol
I ly good fellow with a heart as big as
i a whale, and a genius whose marvel
ous fecundity was exploited in the
, invention of new oaths. Then there
'were the two pilots whose silken
' shirt fronts bore most prodigious
displays of diamonds and these three-
. .Liiiiuir i.il iilnl t'nrmoil lliotrinitv
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; handsome side-wheel packet and of
: travel for pleasure, the lady passen
gers paid worship. Even the mate
was a hero hi the eyes of the rising
generation, and. as he stood on the
.I....L .i.i.l liiirl.nl ii-ithc In .lie rinist.
White.!.., ., , i-....., f ..
i.OOlllS ll.-l-.llil.- III.' llJ- I Wl Jll'llilJ
America's supreme envy. And w hile
his clarion voice rang o'er the stream
whose bosom bore the commerce of
an empire, the gamblers w ithin the
cabin plied their vocation at the ta
bles or stood about the bar.
When Klver Ton im Itristled.
Those were the days also when the
river towns bustled with activity, and
each aspired to metropolitan honors.
With the advent of the railroad, ciit
tinirolT the territory beyond them.
1 some faded into memory and more
! relapsed into innocuous desuetude.
aac Staples and
The Isaac Staples and Irene i.
came down with eight strings oi logs
The st:i"e of water at the Bock Isl
and bridge at noon was 1. ',"; the tern
pcrati re ti t.
The Verne Swain came down and
the D:.n Thayer, C. W. Cow les, Irene
D. tui.l Verne Swain went north.
Tra. cl over t he Bock Island bridge
yesterday amounted to: Foot, north.
73G, south 7fl: total 1,487.. Teams,
north 7U5, south 787: total L.Wk
Home Seekers' K-iimioii.
The Burlington. Cedar Bapids &
North-MU railway will run three (3)
.'rand ' harvest " excursions to all
points on its line, west of and iu
cludii g Iowa Falls. Also to other
points in the west, northwest, south
Tickets on sale Aug. 2i Sept. U
and Oct. 10. and are limited good 20
days -rom date of sale. For further
infonaation call on or address any
aent of the company or
" J. E. Hannegan.
fcn Ticket and Pass. Agt.
MarriaKe of Arthur McNeil and Mis Laura
This morning at 9 o'clock at the
residence of the bride's parents,
Capt. and Mrs. J. M. Beardsley, 1104
First avenue, occurred the marriage
of their daughter, Miss Laura, to
Arthur McNeil. The bride was at
tended by Miss Millie (ieisler, of
Clinton, Iowa, and the groom
by Marvin Beardsley, brother of
of the bride. Key. T. W. (irafton.of
the Christian church, officiated.
The ceremony was performed, in the
presence of relatives of the contract
ing parties only. A wedding break
fast w as served, and the happy couple
made the recipients of congratula
tions and many handsome presents.
At noon Mr. and Mr. McNeil left for
Chicago, where they will spend their
Itoili Are Weil Known.
The contracting parties are both
well known, having been born and
raised in Bock Island. Mr. McNeil
being now employed as foreman in
the plumbing establishment of Wil
lard Baker, and Miss Beardsley hav
ing for a long time been book-keeper
ior the liquor tirm of Beardsley &
Among the guests from abroad
were: Charles McNeil. wile and
daughter, of Clinton; Mrs. J. V. Mc
Clain. of Marion, Iowa, and Mrs. A.
N. Huberts, of Woodward. Iowa.
Upon their return Mr. and Mrs. Mc
Neil will go to housekeeping in a cot
tage on tlie corner of Seventh avenue
and Twenty-fourth street.
TODAY'S BASE BALL.
A National League (iame at Twin-t'lly
The Boston Base Ball club, of the
National league, accompanied by the
All Americans, arrived at the Har
per ths morning, and are playing at
I win-Cirv park this afternoon.
The Boston team is complete, with
the exception of Catcher Bennett and
Fielder Dully, and includes Manager
Frank O. Selec, Capt. William Nash
and wife. Charles Gazell and wife.
Thomas Tucker, Robert Lowe, Her
man Long. Thomas McCarthy, Cliff
Carroll. John Stivetts. Henrv Cast-.
right. Charles Nichols and Harry
Stalev. I he All Americans have not
the personnel of players attribed to
them, but include, nevertheless, some
of the best known players in the pro
fession. The club includes. Charles
Farrell, Maliehi Kittridge, William
Carsey, J. Becklev. James Manning,
Tim O'Bourke. George Davis. Joe
Kelly, William Hoy and L. T. Ingra-
The announcement that Mike Kel
ly, the once famous Chicago and Bos
ton player, but whose star has been
setting the last two vcars, was with
either aggregation, is an error
Mike has not been with Boston for
THE LIBRARY BOARD.
The liejrular Monthly Meeting LhkI Kven-
ii.R IluHineHH Transacted.
The regular monthly meeting of
the board of directors of the Bock
Island public library was held last
evening, those present being C. W
Foss. Walter Johnson. C. L. Walker.
L. Kohn and J. W. Welch. The
finance committee presented the fol
lowing bills, which were allowed:
Merchants Electric Llitbt Co SIS 5
Mitchell Jc I.ynde -S :
L. . Eddy 11 '
Viilon I'riutlnj; po T5
At the great auction sales
Of dress goods in New York.
last month. We mention below a few items which were sacrificed.
Our names figured among the buyers on several lots, and to make
quick reductions, we make quotation as follows:
A big drive in newest style of Hop Sackings; regular price 75c:
our price from auction Cdc.
A line of colors '-The Newest Weave." heavy cord epinglines,
value 87c: our price from auction C2c.
20 pieces all wool imported Whip Cords, never below 7.ric; auc
tion price 50c.
Novelty Worsted Stripes 25 pieces, at 12Jc, just half price.
50 pieces Heavy Stripe Flannel Suitings. 42 inches wide. lG'c a
Gilbert's 40-inch celebrated All Woo! Suitings, auctioned at Site.
10 pieces 54-inch silk and wool Cloaking or Suitings worth $1.25
auctioned off at 75c.
5 pieces (all) stylish rough Suitings worth $1.25. our price 75c
Storm Serges 20c and ol'e. Cheapest prices ever heard of.
Wide Wale English Diagonals 52-inch wide: the dollar oualitr
no castled Bhine to boast.
America has the Upper Mississippi,
stored with melancholy traditions of
the greatness of cities of which only
the ruins remain. The few like Bock
Island. Davenport, Dubuque. Quin
cv. LaCrosse, Burlington. Clinton
were fortunately situ
ated and the advent of the railroad
gave permanency to their prosperity
Tlie .lliiHiinl C'luh.
The Boek Island Musical club met
at the residence of Mrs. J. K. Kim
ball yesterday afternoon and decided
to continue the coming winter the
recitals which were so successful and
enjoyable last season. The first of
these is to be given in November in
the Y. M. C. A. auditorium. The
election of officers resulted in the re
election of the following ladies:
President Mrs. J. B. Kimball.
Vice President Mrs. Frank Allen.
Recording Secretary ami Treasur
erMrs. J. Frank Robinson, Rock
Corresponding Secretary Mrs.
James Bishop, Rock Island.
. Court CiUUngH.
J. T. Kenworthy Concluded his ar
gument in the Sinni't will case this
morning, ami WUlijim Jackson began J
his at 11 :.iU. 1 lie Case in all proba
bility will go to thi jury late this af
The Weathe Forecaitt.
Fair weather, prdbably followed by
light rains Thursday evening, nearly
stationary tempeft-.ture; southerly
winds. F. J. Vlf alz, Observer.
Tola'. SS'.' W
The committee on school circula
tion made a report of progress,
which was received, discussed and
the committee given further time.
Circulation f Itooks.
The librarian's report of circula
tion for the month ending Sept. 21
was as follows:
IU-l'ition and Philosophy.
Arts and Science
Essa.s and Literature
Received from fine'. 55 :
Popular Kullroad Man Dead.
Capt. James Johnson, traveling
passenger agent of the Cairo Short
line aiid Illinois Central road and
living at Belleville. 111., died sudden
ly of heart disease at Murphysboro
yesterday. Capt. Johnson was a
"frequent'visitor to Rock Island, com
ing here a( least once a month in the
interest of his road, and about the
railroad offices was popularly known
as Uncle" Johnson. He was about
GO years of age and during his more
recent trips had spoken to Division
Agent Mack of the Burlington, of his
sufferings with his heart. Ue leaves
a family at Belleville, to which place
his remains were taken.
A Live Toad In a Hailstone.
A hailstorm visited . Fawtucket about
10 o'clock S- tnrday evening, such as has
not visited this vicinity for years, if
within the memory of man. One woman
picked up a large hailstone and allowed
it to melt in her hand. She thought
something was inside the little piece of
frozen rain, but was surprised to find
when all had melted a little live toad -or
frog in her hand. There is a quite gen
eral belief that a great many pebbles
came down with the hail. Providence
llard and Soft Coal Market.
The best in the market and at low
est prices for October delivery, at
T. II. Ellis'. .
52 inches wide, regular 1 .35: in this ki
French Armure Weav.
we sell them at s-l.uu.
All of the above gooiUare strictly perfect, and were neither man
ufactured or imported on contract of sale. The serious money dis
turbances during July and August made it simply impossible fur
some purchasers to carry out their contracts, while in other in
stances the credit of the buyer was doubtful, and the auctioneers
got the benefit of the doubt. We were fortunate enough to be there
.hiring September when these goods were in the auction rooms. a
thousands of pounds of fresh bargains just received last week will
testify; also many tons more of the same kind of bargains are now
m transit and will tie on our counters during this we.
the lots are small, others are large. Come in as often
and get early selections as the goods are opened up.
1720, 1722, 1724 and 1726 Second ave.
Schneider's Baivaiu Gouaters.
Now Ready 16 Counters to select from.
COLNTEK No. 1.
Woith 5.00 to 5.50 for $:V
Cot NTEK No. 3.
Worth $3.50 for 2.75.
Cot NTEK No.
Worth 1.0 ) for 3.00.
Cot XTElt No.
Worth ?3. 00 for $2.25.
COVNTEK No. C.
Worth 2.50 to 3.00 for 1
Worth 4.50 for $3.25.
Counter No. V
Cloth top lace and button
4.00 for 3.00.
Counter No. 5 Worth 2.50 for 1 85.
i;oy Nh e..
j Counter No. 7
75. Worth 1.75 for 1.40.
Women" P i ---.
j Counter No. 9.
Worth 3.50 to 4.50 for 2.
Counter No. 11.
worth ! Worth 3.50 for 2.50.
Counter No. 1:
-Goat shoes worth
O tO !f0
':) for 2.
lCh X.I Nltnr..
Counter N.13 ' Counter No. 14.
Worth 2.25 for 1.50. Worth 1.35 to 1.50 for 1.
Counter No. 15. ' Counter No. 1G.
Children's school shoes vorthl. 35 i Various Infants shoes re;
to 2.00 for 1.00. of cost.
Women's Oxfords and Men's Lew Shoes regardless of cost.
GEO. SCHNEIDER, Catra! ShQS Stare 1B1B Second 1,vj&
Wo carry , Pi
The Largest A jSSS
And Finest T Efj
Lin, in ' ife
We can save
$5 to $10
On this style
that has an a-fe
pan ami is air
tight at hi-.
styles of rLiiv.
dou hie lienor
STEEL RANGES, w hose superiority cannot be questioned. S'.ep
in and see what we have to say of them. Don't forget we si ill leal
in Furniture, Carpets. Curtains. Oil Cloths, Linoleums, Com fort s'and
Blankets. TERMS CaMi or Credit.
G. O. HUCKSTAEDT,
18' 9, 1811 Second Avenue
TELEPHONE No. laoe
C. F. DEWEND, Manager
tggfOpen evenings till 8 o'c'
MIXED HOUSE PAIV:
LINSEED OILS, .-A'BIT J LfiAl, BTG.
1610 Thud Avenae