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THE AUtftft? OATlTltDAY; UOVEMDER 11. 1SS3.
The Norwegian Novelty Arrives
TSE CUlKire (RAPT AID OXEW.
DaMrtpthMi t tka Bait that Ci
AlkMlt a a I. xw Awttw, Vaama
U 1 Dajra at tba OataMa.
The Norwegian viking thin, from
the World' fair, reached Pm.rU
Thursday on her cruise down the III.
nois river. She was received a short
distance above the city by a part? of
newspaper men and citizens, and her
crew given the freedom of the town
The fact that Capt. Anderson and
crew appear ta lie with the boat, sag.
gests the thought that it might lie as
well to have the Rock Island and Mo
line demonstration and reeentinn.
the boat passes going up The Missis-I ,or thos doing business in the twin
sippi, instead 01 coming down. Thecl"e lneywiuasii me managers
boat will probably pans here inside 1 of the Rock Island to replace upon
of 10 days, and il any plans are to be I their schedule numbers 7 and 8. On
made, tner should Reconsidered with I the whole the Rock Island has made
""l i .ni.tvment when
f n. anr. who live bet-
ELial enjoy life more, with
V . . will -ttMt
r LJ.ith .rf the -pure liquid
M - . .
" .;.j,v .m braced in we
EJlrtOf fc du 10 P""R
f" ..wr tabic ana Pieas-
K5, the refreAing and truly
J" ' f a wrfrct lax-
Hilri'v cleansing the system, I M little delay as cant e avoided.
headseurs nd levers I Sty mt thr Y I It la?
rntly curing eooKipsiioa. I The viking, which arrived in Chi-
L.sitWa'onx:,n,,,,ore,.r. 1 cago on Jnlv 12. and was there due-
Ing the remainder of the World's fair.
A VIGOROUS KICK
All Alsag- Um Hark lataaMl taa rr tfc
Katara at AhaMahc Tralao.
The week has been one of tall and
vigorous kicking along the entire
line of the Rock island road from
Chicago to Washington. Iowa, over
the abolition of trains 7 and 8. other.
wise known as the Washington ac
commodation. The action taken at
Davenport, Muscatine and other
points, southwest toward Washing
ton has been related. East of here
toward Chicago the feeling over the
abandonment of the trains is no less
intense. For instance a correspon
dent writing from La Salle says:
'The merchants are decidedlv dis
satisfied with the new arrangement
of the Rock Island trains. They are
in plain words kicking vigorously,
and are arranging a petition for cer
tain chances that are most desirable
STILL AT rr.
The Sharps Who Did Supervi
sor Case, Heard From.
BOSSED AY OLD MAI OF S3, 600.
K'iL i.nMval of the medical
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a schedule that is as detrimental to
the business men here as could have
been outlined. It cuts off the trade
of the smaller towns almost abso
lutely. It deserves a protest, and
Kf rurHf sale by all
r.Zt i HAtto. but it is
r , . u nnntetl on everv
r , .i irnin of Flea.
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L it I"'""""' J
laTuWitn if onVred.
!i iof.s-nie.1. you will not
t. a. naiOT.
was built upon popular subscription Jtne pttition that the merchants have
"ior lue purpose oi eninrnteninir the I ivw mil oirei, n is nontu, im
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world as to the hrst discovery of I Practical results."
America, and as a compliment to the
Americans as well as" the Norwe
gians "by adding an exhibit to the
wonderful Vtcrld fair of 1S93.M It
Is an exact copy of the shin dns out
of a mound at Gogsdad. near Shande
toni. Norway. In IHSR, where the
viking was subsequently built to
come to the fair. It is 7 feet Ions.
IS feet wide and 5 feet 11 inches deep.
Norwegian measure, ami registers! unes, ana it is me exception mat me
GPAND OPPORTUNITY IN
It is believed the Rock Island will
respond to these petitions that are
item; made and restore these popular
A Change la the Bertha
Five pears ago all berths on sleep
ers were made up with feet to the
engine, unless the reverse was or
dered. Today nearly all berths are
made up the other way on the main
Jll.i 1 tons. She has no deck, but is
open from stem to tern. "tickled
np when at sea and covered with an
awning w hen in port. Mie left Chris
tiana on April 9. sailed from Hergcn
on April o'i, and carrie a long poi
ter which reads as follows;
b anart taaiprataa. kaiMlac low
It trifrratt aMitloaa. Ckoiec ivsMa
a I KtrhrR Lt balHtlac. rtuaafl
im IltrttH A Lvade kaak.
are not going
of business, but
ft determined for
nest Thirty days to
la our stock out, at mar-
bus low prices, to make
n for new goods. If you
e any papering to do now,
soon, give us a call. No-
precan you find as large
h varieu a selection of ar-
c designs and colorings;
TIIB NOhWEC.US V;KtNO-sHIP
Sallr4 fmai Nnr f Ajni! ' l.t.-d
5rwffHiads4 Vy St. Anranrri Nrw
laloa Jaar is ArilrmC lc Jul. li.
rurty-fdut da ct.
The vikinff is tUr pr jHrtv of the
Korweffian S'anien"! Snus Harbor
home fer aired and disabled seamen.
Captain Anderson conceived the plan
of build ing and hrinfjinj; her to C hi
cago. It was a plan worthy of the
ambition of a newspaper man. for
such Captain Andersen, he heing
the editor and proprietor of the
Xorms Sjofartfltidende. a thriving
daily paper. The viking crew that
I crossed the ocean consisted of IS
men, all Norwegians. The present
crew is composed of but six men.
Tnewiking is hound down the Illinois
river to its month, when it will as
cend the Mississippi to St. Paul.
Lea vine St- ph1 u S down the
river to New Orleans, and next
anria It will affain return to Ner-
AT 8T. JOSEPH'S FAIR.
old position is retained. No one has
inven a reason for this, save one.
that on an elevator no one objects to
coins up, though a descent is often
disagreeable there is the addition
al reason that whatever draft is cre
ated is more agreeable if it comes
from behind the head than if it blows
in the face. The chanze .as also
come since the porter's or the sleep
er rules, one or both, were less strin
gent as to closing windows in lower
berths. If a window is open an inch
or two the passenger's comfort is
rreatlr increased, and the open win
dow is naturally at the rear end of
the berth, ani as naturally the berth
is mwie up with the pillow at the
head. Whatever the cause, the curl
ous fact remains that a habit of mak
ins up ler(hs with heads to the rear
has Hudd-nlv been altered bv the
reneral consent ef travelers, who
have all fouud out what a lew aiscov-
ered 10 vears ago, that the way to be
eomlortable on a sleeper is to take a
lower berth, haw the head to toe en
gine and wedge up the rear window
an inch or two, so as to let ia fresh
Wtm rracraaa raaal Last Bv
The attendance last evening at St.
Joseph's fair, at Turner hall, was al
larce as the last two evenings, ana
the pre gram met with tne usual ap
preciation of the audience. The pro-
rram was opened with a very well
rendered piano duet by the Misses
Josephine Roche and Lucia McGuian,
elves in a manner highlycreditable.
The next number was a vocal selec
tion by the Two Little Lads in Blue.
a a I W
This was followed wy me niooou
dance, by the little folks, which was
ut onlv done well, but received in
like manner by the audience. A vo
cal dnet, -What noma xou iaite
for me Papa." was then reimereu oy
the little Misses tienie v ivui nu
fLawka Hndras. and the nuie lauies
met with applause o all sides. The
nrocram was closeu y somo r
ilever acrobatic work by Messrs.
rvr and Swanson. the latter gen
tleman performing some exceedingly
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OUr hnnrrre irn Ika varu 1.1. e .'.Lirlc auntter Will be
t,1 v. uiv ww I lair. J w is
m hba . - !4aa a WaAtfVPmm
i . . I nerved. The comminc
ind most evnenencea 1 1. -H to n re sent as nice a
aV MV B7v.i'
ill repeat a
The Kaaoo band aong. by Messrs.
Murrav. Collins. Stroehle, Colligan
rEgii.dMi.. Mae Richards.
wiU be repeated by request. The
pregrun ia appended:
JS"wW?T VWia. Qmm
rime A I : : t program as possio.e,
-v. X iuijjc invwicc ui i children, by request.
f and picture mould-
P just received.
ar Tfcatr VmfUmn
MaamfeaMi bat Mm Uaaaa Pair
The Perkin's Union Detective agen
cy of Pittsburgh offers a seward of
foOO for the arrest for robbery of W.
Langdon and C Simpson, or of ?250
for the capture of either. I his is tne
pair or one. at least of the con
fidence men who fleeced Supervisor
Henrv Case, of South kock island.
out of $2,500, and it is related in the
circular sent out by the agency that
the pair robbed Ueorge i ranger, a
farmer 82 vears of age, of Westmore
land county. Pa., out of $3,600 Nov.
1. They induced him bv a bunco
trick or confidence game to show
them the amount of money and then
took it bv fraud and force. Of the
money taken by the sharpers, $2,500
was in brand new $10 national cur.
rency notes and had never been used
Vnqaeatiaaabljr tba 8mm.
The men registered at a hotel, and
did their business in the same neat
systematic and altogether clever
manner that characterized their
transactions with Mr. Case. In the
description given the one associated
with the name of Simpson answers
that of Graham who did most of the
business with Mr. Case, while Lang-
don's description is more like that of
Simpson, or more particularly that
of a bunco man well known to the
twin-citv police. Kit her the men
have swapped names, or one of the
two has changed places with another
The audacity shown in their opera.
tions is only excelled by the success
that attends their rascality.
Ftae4 for Coatrapt of Court
Annie Berg was fined $5 and costs
this morning, for contempt of court
by Magistrate Schroeder. Annie
was subpoenaed in the fx-iiunnger
case yesterday, but failed to put in
an appearance, the hne was sus
pended during good licha
Bert Schillinger's case for breach
of peace was completed yesterday.
It has been postponed on several oc
casions, and upon the evidence given
in be was lined f 20 and costs.
Joseph DeRudder is a Belgian, and
he has a failing of getting full of bug
juice every once-in-awhue. tester
day Joe got paralyzed, and. going
home, attempted to annihilate Mrs.
DeRndder, which ungallant act, this
morning cost Joe $5 and costs.
uVt-FlUU i w'
' $7.50 $10. $15. .,
We have bought a big lot of Overcoats and
Ulsters at a sacrifice. We want to turn them
into money in the shortest time possible. They
will be sold cheap. Above figures indicate the
reduced prices, a saving of $2.50 to $5.00.
A splendid line of Overcoats and Ulsters at $ 7 50, worth $10 00
A fine line of all wool kersev and beaver
Overcoats 10 00
A rich line of royal kersey and English mel
ton Overcoats 15
New shades in Irish frisxe Ulster.
310, Si; and S14
Tfc Dolphin came down this after
ooawithn big tow of barges.
Tk. turn of the water t theKocit
I Ialand bridge at noon wan i:ev,
tMMfttlNli , vtk
Thnfnturnof the St. nu
Dnb-qne the otJ day
to MMWbM Ol a ay J 1 ,",Abv
trt Mew m rzLzrtti a.
Idea that aae rZSJmm the
IwWUat that 'company ha p
Tke nav car on the R. 1. P. went
out over the Cable branch this after
The 570. of the Rock Island, En
gineer George Scott, has gone into
the shops for repairs.
Fred Copft's smiling face is seen
once more ia its old familiar place
behind a C B. es j. desk.
Iluring S. P. Henderson's absence
from the ity, W. F. Kenwerthy is
Minding brass for the Bock Island.
The Q. will in the near future aend
out a committee to examine taeoper
at.rs on train orders and the hook ef
President R. R. Cable, of the Reck
Island, was in the city last evening.
And went east this morning on nam
The 826, of the C, R. 1. 4 P.. Jack
Thompson's engine, is ont of the
Davenport shops, after undergoing
quite a number of repairs.
The Davenport pnsh engine, 148.
with Frank Weber at the helm, has
been put on again for the winter.
The pusher has been used fer a lin
ker of years to aid trains over, the
Switch engine No. 13. which has
been in ase in Rock Island and
Davenport as an extra, is in the
Davenport shops for repairs.
Engines 534. 530, 468 and 472.
which have been doing passenger
service on Uie Rock Island, have beea
seat to Horton, Kan., and engines
907, 911, $1$. 914 and 916, have leea
substituted in their places. The ob
ject is to get all the engines num
bered in the 900 on the Illinois divis
ion. J. C. Stanton, train dispatcher, R.
F racer, conductor, and Jesse James,
engiaeer.the Q. examining committee
which has been here for some time
examining trainmen, has completed
its work on thia division. The gen
tlemen expressed themselves as well
pleased with the proficiency of the
The west-end bulletin blackboards
have been placed in the new division
of the roundhouse, aad hereafter this
part of the roundhouse will be used
for west-end engines, and the old
roundhouse for east-end engines.
The new roundhouse will be pro
vided with an ash-pit also. The
work will be begun as soon as possi
Daniel A. Olla, superintendent of
the Racine and Southwestern divis-J
ion tit the Chicago. Hilwankee A St.
Paul railway, aad for 42 years eoa
BOCted with that system, died at 8 a.
lr"a. Be was 67 years old, aad was
flaowa to erery railroad maa ia the
George Olia. of Port Byre.
Mere than usual interest in the
theatre has been created by the an
nouncement that Clara Morris will
appear at Harper's theatre next Tues
day eight. A majority oi our thea
tre-goers may have seen Miss Morris
in the past, and those who have, need
only be told that owing to her resto
ration to health her performances are
aew greater than ever. There
more fire and vim aad genuine real
ism than she ever was enabled to in
vest her characters with in the past.
New theatre-goers who witness her
for the first time will be afforded
revelation, for Miss Morris is unques
tionably the greatest exponent of the
emotional drama this country has
produced. The nlav she will give ns.
Claire," is one that admirably fits
hefsplendid art. Her company has
been the recipient of the strongest
praise, as it is in every way a well
balanced and talented one. Miss
Morris will play to a crowded house.
Joseph Arthur s strong, practi
cal and successful melo-drama
will be the attraction at the Burtis
tomorrow night. Its interesting
story and sensational incidents have
often been the theme of complimen
tary mention, and, therefore, require
little additional notice now.
long as "The Still Alarm" is well
cast and mounted, it will find ad'
mirers ha plenty among plav-goers,
the fire engine scene losing nothing
oy being seen the second or third
time. It is too full of action and ex
citement and thrilling possibilities
to ever, pall upon, the public taste
There are other features in the
play which contribute to its wide
spread popularity, not the least
among them being the spirited
Arabian horses, Pogasus and Buco
phalus. Felix Morris and his campany are
billed to appear next Tuesday at the
Burtis opera house, in three plays of
rare merit and interesting pathos,
farce comedy, and comedy of the old
schools, in "The Old Musician,'"
Moses" and "Cousin Joe."
And many more new lines. We also show the
new Shetland Ulsters with silk lined hood.
Simon & Hosenfeliler,
Rock Island House Corner.
Underwear. Hats, and novelties in caps. One
Price A Low One.
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 Picadily Calf Blucher.
Men's Tale Cap Calf Blucher.
Men's Tale Calf Blucher.
Men's Tale Calf Congress.
Men's Tale Calf Balmoral.
Men's Columbia Calf Congress
Women's Russian Calf - Hand
Tarned Cork Sole Blucher.
Women's Cloth Top Hand Turn
ed Cork Sole -Oxfords, just
the thing to wear with Over
Women's plain and Tip Hand.
Turned Cork Sole Shoe, the
only shoe that .will assure
4ry feet,- and. lots, of other
'different styles, all of which
can-be JutdUin- width from
toEvwnd all sttles dlUnh
:ers from S to W.
ROCK ISLAND, ILL.
CASH STORE, 1712 Second Aveaus
OLTU ES IHI TTX
About midnight last night
John M. - Briggs, whose deter
mined attempt at suicide in the
Newcomb house block, Davenport,
was told in yesterday's Aaocs, died
from taw effects of the dose of lauda
num he had swallowed. His condi
tion during the day had led to hopes
of his recovery, but as night ap
proached he grew worse and gradu
ally sank untU he breathed his last.
The most probable eaase of the sui
cide was financial trouble. Brim
was sadly out of pocket aad was bo
hied ia rent, feared ejection from the
room, etc.. aad all thia preyed ftpoa
his salad until he concluded that he
would be better off dead than alive.
Ta best ia the market aad at low
est prions for October delivery, at
WHAT, A BURGLAR?
Ko,the scores of bargains caught
by buyers of our Furniture, Car
pets, Stoves and House Furnish
ings, and youH certainly be
eaught napping and miss the
chances we are offering if yon
delay making a purchase. The
stock is on wheels so to speak
and is . running right away
from ns. - It's a home run, too
and you'll - miss a point if you
don't mako some of the runs
come in your direction. That's
easily enongh'done at the figure
at which we are offering our Parlor, Bedroom and Dining Room Suits
Kitchen outfits. Stoves and House Furnishings. ' Its a catching display
we are making at figures as catchipg as a fire on a prairie.
OUR TERMS Cash or on easy terms of pay
ment without extra charge.
G O. HUCKSTAEDT,
C. F. DEWEND, Manager. 1809-1811 Second Aveaae.
Upholstering done to order. Open evenings till S o'clock.
Telephone No. 1206.
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