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AND ARGUS. VOL XUL SO 76. BOCS ISLI7D, ILL- MOW DAY, JANUARY 15, 1634. aw ) ntmgtm iso-r. ISli Boston Store DAVENPORT. Grand OKI Fashioned Clear ing Sale for One Week. From Tuesday. Jan. 16, to Tuesday evening, Jan. 23. This I our srml-annnal sale to redact stork previous to Inven tory, which takes place at the rlo ot the utile. It is the sale fit all palp for the year. Profits anal root are not considered. The dliji'ct I lo aril jfnods and reduce stork to the verr lowest point ' before Jan. 'J3. Von will hj when von ore the (rooU and price that it I the liijrjcsl bar gain sale 50a have ever had the privilpjrf of attending. We will innte enough prices to fill our limited space, and trnst it mar he sufficient to indnce Ton to mil and see the rent. We will fate the regular wiling price and the red need price over against "it- Here they arc: Print Department Reductions. ltaTV printed cloth, flannel. Mack, regular price 1 lie, go at tK a yard. :iu-"lneh printed serge, former ly llje. at tc a yard. 7 wide printed cloth at 7c a yard. 1 e-s best light print at 4c a yard. 1 r- hesit I K prints it k 1 yard. 1 r-s 1) K tennis at 7jc a yard. 1 lot baby tennis ck and s'tripe at t'V a yard. O 1 lot best furniture robes at 6J0 a vard. lot 12Jc tennis at c a yard, t lot eiderdown. Soc goods, at 17c a yard. Linens. 25 and 3iK' towels go at 17c each. 3.c towel go at 2c each, tllnre towels at c a each. 12c Knssia crash at Ve a yard. Itleached cah at 4c a yard. Muslins. 120 yardsPJc muslin bleached at 7c a yard. ISDOyards 7Jc muslin bleached at fije a yard. 7c unbleached sheeting at Cc a yard. , Cotton Flannels. 10c quality at Me a yard. 7c quality at !c a yard. He iuality at 3c a yard. Blankets and Comforts. 1 ease white blankets, at C'.'jc a pair. 1 lot 11-4 gray blankets, were 9 now li.l'J. 1 lot 11-4 white blankets, all wiM.l. were r,.60 now f .1.33. 'J.N5 comforts reduced to 2.3.1 tl.7acnnif.irts reduced tofl.3 fl.ot) comforts reduced to tl.l'J Krery comfortable anil blanket at sale "prior. Cloak Department. ladies' and misses' jackets, were 47, now l.!Ji. Indies' jackets, were (12, now 93. AO. lilies jackets, were (12, now i. Indies' jackets, were 2), new (7.60. Infants'cidrrrfown cloaks, were (2.H7, now tl.ll each. I'.lack muffs, were 7.V, now .13c. It'.ack muff , were !c, now 77c. ICed fo set. was (14. now (9. Mack lynx set. was(lH. now (9. Fur cajs from (27 61 t- (M. 74, from (15 to (33. from (35 to(.tkl9. l eather loas, were (5.98, now (2.9ft. Underwear. (tents' all-wool underwear, was (1.09, now !c. (tents' grey underwear, was 75c. now file. (ients sanitary underwear, was (1.33, now "7je. (Cents' scarlet underwear, was Dit. now 76c. Hoys' grey underwear, was 25c, now 15c. Indies ( I natnral wool V. and T tor 77c. Ladies (1.33 camel hair V. and P. for 7c. Indies' 60c natural fleeced vests for 37e. Ladies' (3.94 anion suits for (2.19. Ladies' (2.54 union suits for (1.25. Ladles' (1.19 tights, gray and black, for 75c. Ladies' 7Ao gray ribbed vests tor 55c. ! losiery Pure Wool. Laities' sanitary wool, were 3ih now 31c. Ladies' cashmere wool, were 4c, now SMc. Ladies' ribbed and plain wool, were 33c. now 22c. Ladies' ribbed and plain wool, were 25c, now 19c. Children' 53 and 60c cash meres now 39c. Harned, Pursel Von Maun VERY LATEST FIFTEEN KILLED. 'rightful Fatal Accident Near New York City. A Heavy Fog Precipitates a Collision on a Bridge. Caring for the Victims of the Disaster. Outlaw Evans Heard From in California. New Yokk. Jan. 15. A frightful accident occurred this morning on be llackensark bridge on the Dela ware. Larkawana A Western railroad. An express train ran into a local rain, tclescntiinir the two rear cars. ''if teen were killed and 25 terribly ninred. A heavy fog prevailed, and the engineers failed to sec the head- ighls and signal lanterns. The Imd e are being taken out as rapidly as Missible. I ntil work is fairly nmler wav little attempt w ill lie made to lentilv Hie victims. Carlnff for the Virtra. Conductor Jeremiah tJeorge refus ed to make a rtatment. The dead and wounded are now lic-ing taken to Ilo- xd.cn and placed in the V. M. t. A. rooms. Among the injured are Mirne Kiernan. Ceo. tirav. Kdwin I- Tlark. K. II. SehafTer. K. Mrrcll. Henrv Cowain. W. 11. Mav, Miss K. Miller. W. I. Carwui. Icwit Whcaton. W. Uusting, J. George, 'onductor L. I'MMlinea and John Fish. Onlv one of the dead has been identi- tied. HitUw l.an Again. VisAIIA, Cal., Jan. !.". Chris F.vans. the outlaw, fired on Marion C'hilders, a Fresno detective, lat night, from ambush. Several shots grazed the sherifTs hrad. A mssc was out all night without resuit. f'blracn Utnralwr iMirnynl. CltlcAti'i, Jan. l.V Fir.: distrovcd the three elevators ami malt house of Hales A: Curtis, on (iisM- Islnttd and Division street and the river, cr.usiim a loss of nearly riV.'. The thr.-e pniin elevators with over 3f.ii bushcia of hnrh-y wi-re a ortn- ptetc loss. IV rjalt Louse nml other al- jotnliiR buihliniT" were tndly burned. In the mult bouse Were 1U" bushels, Which suffered severely by water. Valon l-arllle Interest In lie Teld. OM.MI.V, Jan. IV. So soon as the neces sary order of the courts of the various states in w Inch 1 11 ion I'unlic receiver were named r.in lie obtained the interest falling due Jan. 1 will Is- pahl. This amounts to nearly w.imi.imi, and the money now in the hands of the treasurer is to la- paid out illicit. Within a few days the money will ! paid out without tuc intervention 01 receivers ccrtincalea. Ainerlrans t mu lcted In lU-rltn. Bl.i:UN, Jan. l.V Two Americans giv ing names ut oohu ilanleii of Washing ton and Frank Clover of San Francisco were sentenced, eacli to thirty mouth: imprisiaiuictit after Is-iug convicted of swinulinga numls-r of jewelers in this city. Ilardccu and Clover refused to give the police any informs! ion in retard to their mst life :uid anv;t d their sentences with tuc remark thit It v.ns "ull right." Ilrlvea Out bjr l ire. SltCnoVtiAN, Wis., Jau. li Tlie resi- delice of Fred Klowke, iu the town of Her man, was totally destroyed by lire. Five mall chiHr.m. gniieljiurents. bit her and lirother were unable to dress, aud were compelled to out iiito a gale that was blow- tug w ith only ni.'lit upisin-l on. The aged grunUlalle'r is mil exss led to live. KplUrmlr ol t.rl. CoxcotiM. N. II., Jan. 15. A terrilile epi demic of the grip is reimrtrd from I'itts- hurg and Stc wartstown. Nearly t he whole adult populntiiHi of both plaees is pms t rated with Hh- dls a.se antl eight deatlut have occurred within lew days. Thirty men are sick in their camps ut IVrry and Indian strenms. aud four deaths have al ready uccurnsl there. Challenge for a 1'bess Tmirary. NEW Vouk, Jan. li. ir'.er, the young chess master, has issued a challenge to Steinitx, for a cIkss tfiuruey the prize to he t-i-'SU. Lesker declares his willi;umesi to tletsisit a guarantee of Cjo. SteiuttZ, although not in the ls-st of health, will probably acceit the chiilleii!;. Mast Work fur Ler Wage ' Lawukm E, Mass.. Jan. li Uniployen of FbiUi A: Kunliard's woolen mill have re crived notice that to have tLeir work con tinued thi'y must concede to a reduction of wages, as follows: Salaries, Ln Kt ,x.nt.; overaeera, ' per ccnU, and ail help, 'JO per cent. lJxht I limnb In a Nadrltl I'sl.irn. M.li:ll, Jan. 15. A Ismib with lighted fuse was found on tlic staircase of the pal ace of the Manpiis de Olivaa. by the mm In-law of the miitiU, who crushed out the lite with his fis.t. Tlicie is no clew to Um perpetrators of ttiis outrage. Mad mu Assignment. Milwavkix, Jan. 13. H'E. I'niue, presi dent of the de.'uuct Commercial bank, made an assignment to John Campbell. The assignees gave a bond for $5,iMt. Air. Faine is one of the Ismdanien of the bank to imlemnify Milwaukee county aguiust loss of iu funds. Ms at Car Van m Dcati red. CtXTKX-KD, Jan., 13. The Wilson ave aae car bams and power bouse of the Cleveland Electric company burned. Alany at (Ml can wan aeauoyed. MUTINY ON THE NICTHEROY. Two of the Craw Kill I and Um B nala4- rr Pat hi Iran. Loxdox, Jan. 15. A dispatch from Per- nanilmeo states that a mutiny has occurred on the government cruiser Xktberoy. The t root le was caused by several of the crew who bad been drinking heavily. The mu tineers were overpowered, but not until two of them bad been killed. The re. tnnimler were put in pons. The British steamer Coptic, from Wel lington, N. Z., via Kio de Janeiro, arrived at Plymouth. The steamer sailed from Itio de Janeiro on ChriKtmas day. She re ported that there was much excitement while she was at Kio de Janeiro. An offi cer front the British cruiser Siriua, com- m.imi 1 oy vapiain v . ai. IjOiik, senior British oflicer at Kio Janeiro, conducted the Coptic to the safest anthorace in the ly. eveml cannon balls went through the awning stretched on the Sirius, which was lyiug directly in the line of fire. AqnldalNta Ilark at Rio. KlopF.jANtlli s Jan. 15. The United States cruiser San Francisco has arrived here and the AnM-rican officers were a toniHhed to find Admiral de Mello and his flaiptlup, the Aquiilnlmn, liere, as the last theyiieanl fnmi the tvlicl commander at italiia that lie was still operating in the south. The homlinrdiiient of the city has recommenced. BUSINESS PORTION BURNED. Drrtraetlv Conn serration Id tbe Ton of lMirirh, Maim. Iiwkh, Mass., Jan. 1.1. The most de structive fire this tou-n luis ever known broke out in the hall of the Hivl Men in the Jewett Mock, aud was not sulsltieil until three hours later when it had swept away the huvqF part ot the bnsinexN Kir tioa of the place aud caused a loss of JlTi, lW, fairly w-il inMireiL The Jewett bloc k was disiiiiol from the start ami every ef fort was maile to Have the 'Wilde's block wlj.iiiiii. But this structure was also son iu flumes.ret well a. wuuesnuillerstore tmihliiic next lor. The old Heard lni:se was coinpli-tely tiemolislml, but at this point the tin- started the other way, and the second Wilde's block took tire after theholletif Mrs. Jewett rnd ti. )l. Ias kcll had ln ilestroyetL By the time the second Wilde's block had been cutted the lire was under cont nil. Itoaes of i'rtrsllula Miinprd to China, ClIIi AtMi, Jun. 1. Hie bleached tiones of tweiuy-eiht Celestiiils, each Nu-ked in a till box hermeticnlly sealtsl, were shippetl from this city for China, religious faith to lie interred thus according to Chinese la lief, securing ntnoluto certainty of a fut ure existence. This str.uite coiisignmeiit is the tirst that was ever maile from ( hi rago. and represents the ilealhs in the Chinese colony la-tween the years lNTtf and l"sr. The remain! were atiipiied by Miun, t iw K 1 11., viio nave orgauizen a company for the express purose of send ing the remains of their countrymen buck to the laud of their nativitv. Attrntpted Train Uobliery. LonsvilXE, Ky Jan. 15. The Adams Express company received information at n.USniglit that an attempt hail lieen made to rob tlie express car of the Kunxville train which left this eity over the Louis ville and Nashville. While tlie train was at a standstill near Livingston at o'clock in the morning a gang of men at tacked tlie express car, hut wese repulsed by Messenger James Jnrvis of this city, who fired several shots. It is not known whether any one was hit. The express car coutaiued a large sum of money. atopc Iteari)- for llcmtlM-rger. CoSIKi, N. 11., Jan. 13. Albert F. Bora iarrger. who the morning of July A mur dered Daniel S. Kreeuer and his wife and four children, is feigning insanity in jail, but the fact is that after he committed the brutal murder be made Annie, the 10-year- old daughter, put him up a lunch to take along as he started to flee, and consider ately took a heavy coat to keep himself warm. The gallows is erected and the roiie is already iu laisition for bis execu tion next 1- rnlay. Filial lloller Kxplosbin. Arrir.ToN, Wis., Jan. 13. The steam Wiler at Wi!ly o; Co.'s Hour mill cx plided, totally destroying the Ixiiler house and instantly killing Joseph Barta, night engineer. The workmen in the mill were uninjured. The mill and elevator between Which the Imikr bouse stood was not dnmageiL Tlie explosion net lire to the warehouse of Marshall Hi Hummel tilled with baled liny, fecJ, etc. It was put out with alight damage. Hmallpox at Chicago. ClHCAco, Jan. 15. In spite of the claim made by the cflicials of the health depart ment that there is almilutely no danger of a general epidemic of snuUlfsix it is evident that the number of cases is steadily increas ing. There are seventy-live cases now iu the isolation hospital and the new cases re ported are not conliued to any one locality, but ere scattered ell over tlie city. Illinois llnnkcr Arrest I. Smistil'lEMN Ills., Jan. 13. A special from I'etershurg to The btate ltegister state that John B. Strodtman, the bank rr. m ho recently assigned there, has hecu arrested at tlie instauce of Andrew Schur man, who deposited money with Strodt man within thirty days of the time he be came insolvent. Strodtman was released on bail. Cbara 1 with tlie fowler Raid. FlUJSNo, CaL, Jau. 13. Bill Keynolds and Joe Lioz were arrested in Madera charged with the Fowler robbery of Wednesday night. They have been pi"" hig since the roblicry aud there are other evidences that they are the right persons. It was first said that Evans and Alorrell committed tlie robbery. -Two Venn for a Crank. New Youk, Jan. 13. George A. Iloeth, the crank who fired bullets through Del mouico s windows, has been sentenced to two years in Sing Sing. He says that if allowed to go tree be would mend his ways, but that imprisonment would make him a greater enemy of society when re leased, ' PUrde Fssssatsd hy nitfs Rome, Jan. 15. Private advices from Sicily assert that the recent disorders w era largely fomented by the priests at Barn franca cathedral, the canons of vrbich rang tba balkv turn" ""'"a the people to revolt. DIElLIKE CUSTER. A Little Big Horn I Africa.; Fight In AHSIEIL1TI0N OF WTL80S A5D HES Lobeiujrnla Ove ahelnu a Party of British. and Leave None to Tell the Tale A Gallant Fight to the Iteath Ended at Ctoaa Quarters hjr the Assegai The Vic tims stripped Story That la Told by Natives. CAfE Tows, Jan. 15. Advices from a Matalicle source, which arrived here, are to the effect that Captain Wilson and his entire party, who have been reported to have been annihilated by the forces of King Iiobengnla beyond the Shangani river, died fighting hard. A native who arrived at Buluwayo states that he was present when the Mataliles made their first attack on Captain Wilson. They at first thought that the whites had a numerous force and retired after the first skirmish. Lobengola, n bis wagon, fled for a short distance, but learning that Captain Wilson's force was numerically weak, the Matabeles were or dered to return and nttack them. Woaaded I'nl to Death. The natives? in overwhelming numbers. fought the whites, but the latter battled gallantly behind the cover afforded them by their dead horses. It was impossible, however, for the whites to hold the Mata- W'lcs in check, and t heir fire grew weaker and weaker and weaker. Then the Mata beles rushed in on the British, nearly allot whom were wounded. All the live whites were killed with assegais and stripped of theirclotiiing ami accoutrements. A party has arrived at Fort Tn!i and reports meet- ng a iKinil of armed natives, one of whom was carryimr a ritle thr.t had lielongcdto one of Caption Wilson's men. VERY YOUNG MAIL THIEF. A lS-Vear-Nd Hot at Traverse City, Mtrh., n a Tight Itox. Tn AVK!:sf. tlTV, Jan. 13. IJndell Stew art, aged 13, hai been IhiuiiJ over to the federal court ou h charge of robbing the postoflice of this place. He had operated systemnt ically for over a year. He would go to the liox window and ask for a certain man's nn.il. The next day be would ask for still another person's mail. Finallv the citizens complained t hat they were not getting their letters. Last week Stewart got a letter containing a pension check. lie read the name and boldly asked a liank- er to cash t he check. The check had not Is-en indorsed, bathe teller inquired of the boy who bad sent him. ibe name was coolly given, but the teller insisted that the man bim.self would have to indorse it. The lsiy walked out and did not return. The little episode led to his arrest. The boy's peculations amount to over $1,500. Rejoicing at Itowagiac Dowacaic, Mich., Jan. 15. The long continued content between the stockhold ers of the IJowagiac Manufacturing com pany has Isen adjusted. I.yle Bros, have purchased rU-jJy Himmcrle's Mock, and there is great retoicing in Bowaginc over the outcome, li'i'he works, which are among the larjAt grain drill factories in the world, will weu again soon with a full force, as theofltpany has large orders to fill. Its drill il used by the Dalrymples and the larges! farmers throughout the country. The Works wiil be conducted on a larger scale tbhn ever. Stems' Action nt Ilonolnlo. SruiNiHKLD, Mass., Jan. 15. Kev. T. L. Gulick, a returned Sandwich island missionary nnl schoolmate of President Bole of the provisional government of Honolulu, who is now in the city, in an in terview, states that the recent revolution thesn waatastirelv the work of the inhahi- tanMf the islands, being brought about by tM aHii'i.taA tund revolutionary acts of the queen. He says Minister Stevens' artioa in landinct the marines was ouly due to strict OfSkjrsT to preserve American life amir ""'VVN VuicJi were in imminent daugerY tl g aa Important Talent. Washington, Jan. 15. The patent on the electric telegrapher in the Bell tele phone patents will expire on Jan. ISO. This is one of the most b:niortant patents which will expire during the year. It was filed Jan. 15, 1SST, atid was the lsC.TSTth patent issued. Tin; patent was involved in one of the cases decided in the famous tele phone suits before the Uctolier term of the Cnited States supreme court in 1&S7, at which it was held to be a valid patent. Lyncher btrlckon with Bemorae. ST. Lolls, Jan. 15. A l'ost-Uisputch aia-cial from Winchester, U., says: A re markable suicide wes committed here by Jesse l'rewell, a wfell-to-do lKitchelorfann er, who blew his head off with a shotgun after writing a letter in which he stated that his dead was the result of remorse at having assisted in the lynching of young l'urker near West Vniou. PUREST AUD BEST AT LESS THAN- .HALF THE PRICE OF OTHER BRANDS. FUHDSp)TRLvESjOQijRTOts5 SOLD IN CAKS ONLY. UwHEHrouGANDU! QjIMM W- fllal- BT B I Die: Gtore. Are You Money-Tight? We are overstocked in OVERCOATS, and will unload at a great sacrifice. Don't delay, as now is your chance to buy less than manufac ture cost: Children's Ulsters at from 25 to SO per cent less than regular price. We do just as we ad vertise. We must unload the always busy store. Big Store. PACIFIC LIMITED VIA SOO-PACIFIC LINE KCXS DAILY FROM ST. PAUL AND MINNEAPOLIS TO NEW WHATCOM. VANCOUVER VICTO RIA, TACOMA, SEATTLE, PORT LAND AND SAN -"-FRANCISCO SHORTEST ROUTE, QUICKEST TIME AND FINEST TRAIN- TO PUGET SOUND POINTS. ALASKA, JAPAN, CHINA AND AUSTRALIA. SLEEPER AND UPHOLSTERED TOURIST SLEEPER TO NEW WHATCOM, WASH., DAILY WITH OUT CHANGE. J. F. LEE, Diet. Pass. Agent, 232 S. Clark St., Chicago. First Class Limited Rate, -Second - - 15.00 18.00 Round Trip to Pnget Sound and North Pacific coast points, - - - - C5.60 30.00 23.00 San Francisco, First Class, Second Class, ... ticket orncLs: S98 Robert St. 127 Third St. So., (Hotel Bran) (Guaranty Bid) St. Paul. Minneapolis. . or Union Depots. - CD Q 1 2 g I M j 8 1 s?p 8 1 Eel s 8 s H M Q 3 I I SAX&RICE, ROCK ISLAND, Overcoats worth $3 00 now 1 97 Overcoats 5 00 298 Overcoats " 7 00 ' 3 99 Overcoats " 10 00 6 98 Overcoats 15 00 " 9 98 Overcoats 18 00 12 97 Overcoats fc 20 oo " 13 99 Overcoats " 25 oo ' 17 69 SAZ&FUCEjXCZXSLAA'DjLL Annual Shoe-sale. Before taking inventory January 20, MUST REDUCE STOCK At Cost. We shall offer every pair of Ladies' Misses, and Children's Shoes in the house at Cost Price, and all of our Men's Shoes at 10 per cent discount. Call early, and we will easily convince you. First come, first served. "The BOSTON," 1623 Second Ave.. Under Rock Island House. Our Purpose In Advertising is to let ererbody who buy clothing that'1 all Umm kind here about know that- our fall anittnga are in, aad that the finest erer displayed in the city. Ton are res pectfully In-ited to call and see the latest in patterns and styles, in fall and winter wear. J. B. ZHTTTKRj Call and leare yoor order Eta Cloox Oncxra nAiaa Eocrat J Blue Front ILL. Blue Front.