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THE AUG U MONDAY, OCTOBER 1(5, 1893.
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' tl world' l'st products to
'.J el' t.liv-ical beimr, will attest
Sv'ihio to health of tin- J m re liquid
l ive principles embraced ill the
I ",'V, Svrup f Fig" .
'wilciice is due to its presenting
I f. .rm most acceptable and plea-t-,
the taste, tlio refreshing and truly
i tri il properties of a perfect lax-':i;-
tnallv cleansing the system,
i ;'i;., r ,vlK headaches and fevers
I ivnnant ntlv curing constipation,
t lciv !! satisfaction to millions and
i '!! 'in1 approval of the medical
1 Jan lucau-e it acts on the Kid
I jve'r and Rowels without wcak
J . ilwm and it is perfectly free from
i-v ul.i.'i'ti. .iial.le suiistance.
'nn. of Fit: is lor sale ty ail arug-
'. in :..ie and bottles, but it is man-
tiiroi i'' llK' vaiiioniKi i is; .:.ui
uti'v, ivIiosi- name i .niiH-.iuuriuj
al-o tlie name, j-yrup 01 rip,
2f Ileitis: we'd informed, you will not
,1.1 any substitute if . tiered.
T. B. KBIDY.
v. :' ui.i! manure property on commi-on.
ct B-i-T. f" if-t rwi:, io tarry a i:ne 01 urw
!: ir-':r:iT.rt' cnnij.iiiiies. huiltling lot fnr
i i ; t.f,'. tTtrtuT iidJirioii-. Choice rcsi;lftice
!f ;:; 'I p:ir ct tlie city.
I .'B. 1. ViTh. !: A I.ymle bniUiiig, gronnrt
- of V itrlie1.', A Lyride hunk.
'tio'.es.iU' Drer and Importer of
Bines and Liquors
1C:C :i'id 1618 Third Av
.-ncrvs-mr l II. WEMVT,)
Merchant -:- Tailor,
119 Eis;litff nth Street.
tar" I :: and Workmanship Guar-
"an in 5 and Repairing Done.
NEW l'OIXT RAISED.
The Gregg Case to Involve an
Interesting Legal Question.
CLAIMS OF PEESECUTIOS MADE.
THE RAILWAY COMPANY.
Imlit trd for Kmbezzleiuent in Srott Conn,
ty.lle lalm to Have Beru Amply 1'un
iNhrd In ISork Island County An I m
portant Ienl Question to lie DlHpnsrd of.
The case of Kobert Gre;, who was
recently indicted and arrested in
Davenprrt on a charge of embezzle
ment preferred by his former em
ployers. Fisher Hros., formerly of
liock Island, now of St. Joseph, Mo.,
presents some interesting features.
There is. a promise, the Democrat
thinks, that the district court
room will be enlivened with a
sipiabld bet ween a jjoo.l part of the
bar of Fock Island county before the
matter is settled.
Mr. (ire was ehanred by the firm
named with the embezzlement of
400, which he had collected in Dav
enport Mid elsewhere in his work as
traveling salesman for that house.
It was thought at the time that he
had fahen through an air-hole into
the river, but he was located in St
Louis, and some time aj;o was
brought back to Koek Island, where
he was tned -2G5. This he supposed
to be an expiation of the offense, and
was surprised when he was aain ar
rested fir the same thin;;.
TIip Illinois StHtute.
The Davenport Democrat describ
in the proceedings instituted
against t;rerY jn Davenport says:
It appears that there is a state of
affairs in Illinois, under its statute,
that conduces to the escape of jjuiltv
men in some caes, winch is not sav
in":. 1" anv means, that there has
been anv crooked work in this case,
l.'nder the statute of the Sucker statt
the pr isecutin attorney does not
ret a stated salary. That would
make 1 im lazy. He is paid by fees
obtainable from lines that are in-
tlieted i pon men whom he prosecutes.
Men wl o are sent to the penitentiary
are not lined: therefore, the same a
nun w.io are tine.l out have no
money, are not available to swell hi
stipend, and it is affirmed by certain
parties, evidently with malice afore
tlmulr, that it is often an object for
the co int v attorney in an Illinois
county to reduce the enormity of an
offense where this can be done, so
that tl.e prisoner may be lined in
stead c"' beinir jiiilied. and he there
by be allowed to et a slice of that
line. It is not to be believed for a
monicn; that Mr. Searle would d.. a
tiling o' tliis kind, or that any such
elenien' entered into the prosecution
of Mr. (ircLTLT in the Kock I.-land
county court, but this i likely to be
broiiiih" up in the hearing in the
Scott ci Mint v district court.
Tin I't.hi Involved.
The point that inwdves the Koek
Island l.arristers U one of no little
interest He was charged there with
embezz emcnt, but his attorney.
Wiiliaii Jackson, claims that County
Attorney Searle took the case into the
county " court, filing- it airain and
placing it under a different charge:
that of embezzling the proceeds of
the sabs of goods held on commis
sion, l.'nder the Illinois statute.it
appears, this is a smaller offense and
takes a lighter penalty than a case of
straigh: embezzlement. The dis
trict court here now is to determine
whether this is a ease of persecution
instead of prosecution, and whether
or not Mr. (iregg has been punished
on this same charge once before.
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(iregg claims that there was noim
bo7zleiiicnt. anyhow: that there was
a lon unsettled account between
him ard his house, and that no ae
countii u has ever been had: with an
implication that if the books were
squared anil balanced he would be
seen to have taken no more than
what was due him and his by right.
It is sa e to say that this is the first
time ai Iowa court has ever found it
necessary to bring the court of anoth
er stati into its presence in order to
detcrm ne the legality of the pro
ceedings against a prisoner indicted
hv its i wn grand jury.
In Keck Island much sympathy is
cxprcss-ed for (iregg. and notwith
standing the difference in the crim
inal codes of the two states the feel
ing is 1 e has been properly punished
once for the offeiir-e.
The Annual Election of OfHoer. this
Morning: The Property.
The annual election of officers of
the Davenport & Koek Island Kail-
way company was held at Daven
port this morning. President D. H.
Louderbaek and Messrs. W. B. Wal
ker and Wilber Wait arriving from
Chicago early this morning to attend
it. The election resulted in the re
election of the following officers:
President D. 11. Louderbaek.
Vice President J.J. Mitchell.
Secretary and Treasurer J. Y.
Directors--Wilber Wait. J. J.
Mitchell. (1. Buckingham, J. F. Gil
lette and D. II. Louderbaek.
The re-election of President Lou
derbaek and Secretary and Treasurer
Lardner will be gratifying to the
people of the three cities, as they are
the representatives of the executive
council of the company with whom
the public is brought in direct con
tact, and both of whom have won
many warm friends in the munici
palities in w hich the Chicago capi
talists have made such extensive in
vestments. CTlie Condition of the System.
While the directors were pleased
with the condition of the system,
they found in looking over the busi
ness of the year that the street rail
way system with other enterprises in
w hich big money is invested had suf
fered from the money stringency.
As Mr. Walker expressed it to an
Ai:;rs representative, "physically
our system teems to be in good con
dition, but financially it well it
gives us the blues. But still we don't
mean to complain, we suppose the
dull times are affecting the receipts
in all parts of the system and when
the factories .ret well to going
again we will see a difference.
At present the question of ways and
means is the most serious one eon
President Louderbaek and his as
sociates are looking over the system
A WILD LEAP.
HARVEST HOME FESTIVAL.
I tuque Service. Ht t lie Baptist liurch I.Ht
Harvest Home"' services were held
last eening at the First Baptist
church, the decorations consisting of
an t urn r leaves, ivy. vines and red
haws. There was a frame-work of
vines :.nd leaves with the motto
"Thanksgiving," w hich was probably
the most'uniqiie, and around it were
the different fruits of the season.
The following was the program
r (i Tuylor
OrRan Vtluutary The School
g,,K entitled "Leave. SfVoodin
DfiTVegt S .ng 01 c K Tavlor
Addr.Pi c (4 Taylor
Kxercie--Veraea of Scripture
After the rendition of the program
a very liberal collection was received
for missionary w ork in Illinois. The
festival was a success in every particular.
ARE THEY THE SAME?
t'oulidelicc Men Turn l' in l.inroln, III i
huh and l-'itil.
Have the conlideuce men who
swindled Supervisor Case recently
out of ssi'.ii'lO attcmptrd another
piece of work in Illinois so soon.
The following dispatch from from
Lincoln would warrant the belief that
t he morning after they did up Mr.
Case, they turned up , in Lincoln,
which is no faster than they worked
from McDonough county to Koek
Two sharpers hae justendeavored
to swindle James Coddington, one of
Lincoln's wealthiest citizens out of
about $1d,oim. Wednesday morning
a stranger entered the elderly gentle
man's office and represented himself
as a western real estate agent. He,
after a time, produced a bar of gold,
stating that it was a sample of ore
he took from a mine in the west, and
saying that he wished a partner. A
particle of the ore was submitted a
jeweler for test, who declared it to be
solid gold. K. B. Coddington, a, son
of the elder Coddington, took in the
situat ion and ad vised his father not
to invest. The fakirs have skipped
for other tields (if labor.
The WadKWorth Hie
F.d Wadsworth. of the livery lirm
of Wadsworth iV Co.. of Davenport,
has returned from Orion, where
he went to secure his rig which had
been left there by the brace of sharp
ers v. ho victimized Mr. Case, lie
found the outfit there awaiting him
and neither horse nor buggy showed
any trace of rough usage. The
livery men have certainly no deep
seated kick against the conlideuce
men. Mr. Wadsworth was informed
by the local liveryman that when the
outfit had been driven into his barn,
one of the men fold him that the
animal had been driven quite hard
and requested him to rub it down
and take good care of it. His in
structions were obeyed to the letter,
and thus it was that Mr. Wadsworth
Took Their Time
The sharpers were evidently in no
hurry to leave Orion, as Mr. Wads
worth brings word that they tarried
there two hours, putting in the
greater part of the time in apparent
letter writting. When ready to go,
they purchased tickets for one train
and then took another in order evidently-
to cover up a clue to their
route. ; The two boxes with which
they started had given way to two
natty hand satchels, and they carried
themselves in a manner to give the
impression that they were commer
Didn't Get Anything.
The grocery store of Brooks &
Thierman on Fifth avenue and Third
street was entered last evening, but
the intruders got nothing for their
pains. Entrance was made by pry
ing open the cellar door and enter
ing a door leading to the store from
the basement. The marauders were
hard at work when one of the clerks
of the store happened to pass, and
stopped in the store to light a lamp.
This scared the fellows and they ran,
one of them throwing away a coffee
can filled with some common molas
ses. In the afternoon four bums were
seen hanging around the alley near
the store, and no doubt it was they
who entered the store.
The Weather Forecast. '
Fair weather, warmer; southeas
terly winds, F. J. Walz, Observer.
A Traveling Man Jumps Through the Win
dow of a Pullman V'nder Way.
This morning as the St. Paul pas
senger train on the C B. & Q., No.
32, was running between East Clin
ton and Garden Plain, a man, sup
posed to be a traveling man from St.
Louis, who was in oneof the sleeping
cars asleep, and dreaming that
his house was on fire jumped
through the window- of the coach,
breaking two panes of glass,
while he train was running
about 2o miles an hour. The train,
which was in charge of Conductor
W. A. Liscom and Engineer Joe
Dempsev with Brakemen Dunham
and Liscom. was stopped as soon as
possible and the train run back. To
the surprise of the train men the
man was found two miles back
standing in the middle of the track
enjoying the fresh and frosty 5:."t)
breeze. An examination. of the man
showed that no injuries had been
sustained except a few scratches on
one of his limbs.
Who Is lie?
His name was w ithheld, but on his
shirt front were the initials "E. E.
F."1 The man when he was aboard the
train again asked: --say am I crazy?
do I look crazy?" Keceiving a re
ceiving a reply w hich could not be
otherwise than in the atlirniat ive. he
then told his story and said that
when he struck terra lirma he
thought he had fallen in his
own cellar, and that he had been
dreaming, as stated before, but that
he had never been given to freaks of
AN EVENING'S SPORT.
The Athlete Kxliihltlon at Milan Siitnr-
At the Milan opera house Satur
dav evening an athletic exhibition
was given by a number of Kock Isl
anders before a large house. The
entertainment was opened by a spar
ring match between two locals from
Milan. This was followed by a very
clever exhibition of four rounds
duration between Thomas Cox aud
Prof. Jack Cowden. Then came a
wrestling match between 'Farmer'
Burns, who ageed to throw four men
in an hour, and William Mosher and
a man named i.ovne. were so
easily defeated by the farmer
that the other two failed to put in
an appearance, so Burns and Voss
gave a 15 minutes wrestling exhibi
tion, and Burns and Cowden the same,
the audience being elated over
Burns' work and gave him great ap
plause. The tilove Contest.
Then came the 4-ronnd go between
Jack Driseoll, ex-champion heavy
weight of the northwest, and Tom
Cox, the undefeated welterweight of
this section. teThis exhibition was
oneof the finest seen in the vicinity
in a long time, and Cox all the more
established his claim to the title
phenomenon, having clearly bested
At the Manhattan tomorrow night
occurs the benefit exhibition for
Jack Hayes. Keturns will be re
ceived from the Hurly-Su'li van
match, before the Bradford Athletic
club, at Bradford, Pa.
Burns anil Cox went out for a 10
mile jaunt this morning. Both liH'n
are training faithfully for their com
ing matches, as are also Muhs and
Moth in Davenport.
To Me lone? -
The only way we can hope to make money is by saving it to otir
customers, who in return will give us more liberally of their pat
ronage, and we in turn are enabled to buy in large quantities, there
by again saving to our patrons a neat sum.
This has been our niotto for years with what success? The
public pretty generally know.
It was our srootl fortune to buv
nearly 100 bales and eases of bed
comforts during the August depres
sion in ousiness mucn neiow ineir
real value. The saving money for
you anil making money for ourselves
in this instance is-simply the divid
ing by us. of the manufacturer's loss.
He was frightened and willing to
sacritice his goods.
Kesult 13 bales bed comforts.
good size and fair quality at 33 cents.
Note as there are only 15(1 comforts
of this quality, each customer will be
rest net eil to two.
Seven bales r.St comforts) better
and larger, at 5) cents a piece, worth
at least d cents; live bales (On com
forts) considerably better at G2 cents
each: (50 comforts at 75 cents, well
worth 1. While those we shall sell
at sjl. 1.1V). 1.3s. an, Si.c-j.
cost the manufacturer every cent and
more to make them.
The genuine Eiderdow n ouilts from
I.ocnl World'. I-'Hir Visitors.
S. S. Parr left Saturday evening
for the fair.
Al Porter has gone to Chicago to
see the sights.
Everett Sears has gone to Chicago
to see the fair.
Munroe Kohn and wife left for the
fair this morning.
Mr. and Mrs. A. J. Bullock left for
Chicago thi morning.
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Mcllugh have
returned from Chicago.
Eli Mosenfelder went up to Chi
cago Saturday evening.
Dr. and Mrs. George Babcoek left
this morning for the fair.
I. Bamberger left for a week's visit
in Chicago this morning.
Mr. and Mrs. George Schneider
have returned from the fair.
Will Kinner and Fred Whisler re
turned last evening from the farr.
Lawrence Lambert returned from
a week's visit to the fair yesterday.
Mrs. Owens and Mrs. Zahn, of Mi
lan, left today on a week's visit to the
Charles Wolf, Clarence Pratt and
Michael Free left yesterday morning
for the fair.
Bert Swain, the popular train dis
patcher of the 11. I. & P., left for the
fair Saturday evening.
The Misses Jennie, May and Lizzie
Murray returned Saturday evening
from a" visit to the fair.
William Totteu and wife accom
panied by the'r sous, Lenoard and
Tommie, lelt for Chicago this morn
ing. Mr. and Mrs. A. Kendall, of Ham
let, were in the city today on their
wav home from the fair. They also
visited Mr. Kendall's father at Piano
and other relatives in Illinois.
Among the Rock Islauders who
have returned from the fair are:
Misses Mary and Margarite Maroney,
Hattie and Mary Larkin. Safa
Mackin, Mary Egan;T. P. Dolly, Koy
and Terrence Grealish, T. B. Reidy,
Mrs. A. Dolly, Mrs. Frank Uhland
C. J. Larkin, wife and daughter.
Cloaks and Coats.
We have bought largely.
We also think we have bought
wisely. Most are already in. They
are arriving by nearly every express.
The fashions, cuts and colors have
now become settled. The latest is
what you want.
Trust us to look out for your best
Trust us to show the nicest and
Vou will find them in balloon
sleeves, umbrella backs. Worth col
lars ami eheval as well as the Colum
bian collars, half lit ting, umbrella
skirts and umbrella collars. In Eng
lish cheviots, wales, diagonals. Ker
seys, beavers, chinchillas and other
rough effects. In a range of prieeg
from 3.75 to 1(5.50 we can show the
most attractively styiish lineof coat
and cloaks to be seen anywhere.
BED BLANKETS To direct quick attention of keen and
appreciative buyers in the special drives we are showing in
this department we will sell on Monday, and while they last, 50
pairs of nice steel Grey Blankets at 47c a pair, no more than one
pair to any customer. Brow n mixed Blankets 'J7c. The celebra
ted Island City, 5(5x7(5 inches weight 41 lbs. dark grey, price 1.25,
Monday (one day only) take w hat you want at 1.12. The great
Star, extra size, 12-4'extra heavy G lbs. silver grey, price 2.25.
All wool scarlet Blankets for Monday and Tuesday (two days) 1.97.
In our numerous bargains in White' Blankets w e especially men
tion two stvles at 5.00 which are but little over half value."
1720, 1722, 1724 and 1726 Second ave.
The finest line of Ladies' .and Gentlemen's
Shoes that were ever seen in this part of the
country. Here are a few of the different
Men's Pieadily Calf Blucher.
Men's Yale Cap Calf Blucher.
Men's Yale Calf Blucher.
Men's Yale Calf Congress.
Men's Yale Calf Balmoral.
Men's Columbia Calf Congress
Women's Russian Calf Hand
T.irned Cork Sole Blucher.
! Women's Cloth Top HandTurn-
eu iotK oie uxiortis. jusi
the thing to wear with Over
Women's plain and Tip Hand
Turned Cork SuleShoe. the
only shoe that w ill lassure
dry feet, ami lots of other
different styles, all of which
can be had in width from A
to E. and all styles of Rub
bers from S to W.
KOCK ISLAND, ILL
CASH STOKE. 1712 Second Avenue.
We can save S3k
lou from Jm-j. Js.
$5 to $10 MK,
On this style 5EiiPfcsiv'
Parlor mm H&W
Heaters , .
The Largest t-Rf"'r. A
We have a
Pretty line of
that has an ash
pan and is air
tight at base
styles of Hard
both single and
STEEL RANGES, whose superiority cannot be questioned. CjSlep
in and see what we have to say of them. Don't forget we stilldead
in Furniture, Carpets, Curtains, Oil Cloths, Linoleums, Comforts'and
Blankets. TERMS Cash or Credit.
G. O. HUCKSTAEDT,
18' 9, 1811 Feconci Avenua
C. F. DBWBND. Manager. TELEPHONE No. 1206
pigfOpen evenings till 8 o'clock.
I MIXED HOUSE PAINTfc
I FLOOR PAINTS.
LINSEF.T OIL, WHITE LEAD, ETC.
.610 Third Ayenue.