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THE AKOU8, WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 81, 1894.
very Latest JUST ARRIVED. Three of the handsomest styles in Ladies Shoes ever shown in Rock Island. GETTING IT READY. The Bridge Line Electric Equip-ment. THERE IS HUGH W02X TO BE LOSE. rllj Haw Ladies' congress gaiter, imitation button. Ladies' 6-button dress shoe, large buttons. Ladies' handsome cloth top dress shoes. All widths. All sizes. "The BOSTON," 162) Second Ave.. Under Rock Island House. MYSTERIOUSLY MISSING. W. S. PARSONS DEAD. The Battle Above the Clouds. I have a large consignment of Napkin Rings, Ink Wells, Pen Racks, call bills, etc, made of materials taken from Lookout Mountain; they will make presents which the Old Settlers will prize very highly. Wc have them on Site for a few days only. Geo. H. Kingsbury, FAIR AND ART STORE. THEY ABE BARGAINS A car load of handsome bed room suits going at the following prices. Suit, worth IIS OO go at I K) S 0 2" 60 JUt Ml 40 oo $12 M 15 00 18 00 20 OO 25-00 27fiO 30 00 To Orlciaal rtaaa Mar K to ko Altered The vaatago mt Ko Havlas CaaMlactora oa ! fare F.lcctrical F.nginccr C. It. Freder icks, of the Davenport 4c Kuck Island Railway company, arrived from Chi cago this morning for the purpose of completing the plana for the electric eninienV of the bridge line branch of the tri-city system. There ha been an unavoidable delay in com pleting the arrangements, and while all the necessary formalities are practically finished now. there vet remains much to.do. It was the first intention of the company to have the new ears two feet lonirer than the motors now in nte all over the sys tem, that is, IS feet in all. lint Mr, Fredericks Mated this morning that he feared it would he imossihlc to do this owing to the length of t'ue switching trucks in the car houses. While the cars could be made that length, it would necessitate mak ing the platforms very narrow, and this would mar the general appear ance of the car, so that the cars will probably not he 18 feet long, al though they will be somewhat longer than the present cars, and they will necessarily lie narrower and lower on account o- tbo bridges. The other specifications have all been agreed upon, anil the onler will be given to the St. Imis Car company in a few days for the equipment, which will tie of the most elaUirate design known to the art of car buildinir. and will lie provided with the most mproved del ices in mechanism. Trarfc awl Overhead KqalfMnrat There is considerable work to le lone in the electrical equipment of he tracks across the island liclwcen he bridges. It will lie remcmlicred hat the company was pnt to a tre mendous outlay in putting down the rack across the Island, the cost ol the granite tavcnicnt alone being h m, and now the track must be torn npand more ties put in, while the underground wire is also to lie aid. and the rails connected. Then he trollev wire must lie strung, so that with all that is to lie done, it will lie along in May before the road s fully in readiness for the substitu tion of electric motors for horse cars. fttrrrt Railway Service. The need of conductors on all the street cars, as well as on the more important inns, is fully illustrated almos-t very ilay. It in tact has K-cnnie a matter of freiiuent occurrence for ridge cars when stopping at a cro: ing for passengers, to move off. Icav- ng people who were within hailing distance, t-iuiilv ticcausc there was no conductor on the rear end to hold the car. This is likewise true of the Kim street line, people being left every day because thev arc not seen lv the motormen. ihc horse-car drivers, and the motormen on the Kim street line, should be required to keep a lookout for iiassengers pcad ng such time as the company ice is that it can provide conductors on these branches of its system. As a matter of fact there are one or two motormen. and one of them is on the Kim street line, who seem to be impressed with the idea that special authority is delegated to them to run the road, and these few would put on less airs if less laxity and more discipline were exercised with reference to them, Coatravan Ovar Xew Tatk CUM h WUchsBMk Maae) Laa Fiona. A writ of habeas corpus has been ' applied for in the supreme court of New lork, to which attaches a great deal of popular interest in that city, and will here, as it involves the work of Miss Fanny tJrcgg. of this city. who is engaged in missionary work in the metropolis. Mrs. Khleubcrg, a widowAof that city, atiotit two years ago permitted her daughter, Carrie, to go and live with her grandmother, Mrs. Bertha Ehlenberg. who is ; years 01 age. and who being lonely sought the child's com. pan v. and the mother being in busi ness, thinking this would lie the best means of having her daughter cared for. Mrs. Ehlenberg. Jr., believed she had never been properly treated by her mother-in-law, chiefly because she was a Jewess, and her fate hus band and his mother were Christians. Mill, touched by the old woman s plea, she , consented that Carrie should go to live with lier. She felt all the more like doing this liccaii'c she had another child to keep at home with herself. Carrie went to li K! Remember we have only one car bad to dis pose of at the above manufacturer's prices. GLEMAMM & SflLZMN. 153S uxi 1637 Second Aram. 174 1S3 and 138 Sixteenth Street This Sale Leads Them All This is the Greatest Chance Ever Offered in the Three Cities. The balance of Our Stock of Cloaks and Millinery 'TV To go at less than half price. Every pur chaser should visit our store before buying as these are the greatest bargains ever offered in the three cities. BEE HIVE, 114 X7.t3ccczl St, DiTaprL 95EaC Mo Ktntr and Yet So Far. The following is from a recent is sue of the Bock Valley, Iowa, Weekly .Sun: ne hear of nuite a little romance that came into the life of one of our citizens. It secnis that he had de cided not to longer live alone, and remembering that a fair damsel till .... .in,l ainivla li.nL- dial mfT1 there, and persuaued her to come to Koch alley, where he assured ine lady, resided a good father who would tie them together. The mai ili.ti came, the (lav. Ves the Very hour was set, and the liappy parties drove into the city, through the wintry blast, and started for the homo'of the good father to have the ceremony performed, utit. aias, as the auspicious moment arrived, the courage of the shrinking bride-to-be. failed, and in spite ol all mat couia be said or urged, she would not say the words that would for all time change her maiden name, and in sisted nnon returning to her child hood borne at Holme, in. Anu sue did. A Baejr AetMeat. Ceorge W. Walker, of Moline, met with a rather unpleasant accident yesterday afternoon near the court bouse, lie was speeding his horse when bit sleigh collided with an other in such a manner as to throw it against a bobsled, smashing the eat and dashboard, and throwing Mr. Walker into a lovely bed- not of rosea of mud and snow, He. however, managed to cling to the line, and by the time the horse reached the corner of Fifteenth street and Third avenue it had been stop ped, and nothing more serious re sulted to Mr. Walker, than that his horse bad taken drag out of him and his body had left ridge in the snow for about a half a block. ve with the grandmother, and Mrs, hlcnberg. Jr., called and saw her frequently. Everything seemed all right until last summer, when Car, rie disappeared. The mother could get no tidings of her until, by per sistent questioning of the grand mother, the latter said she was liv ng with a rich family in the coun- rv. was beta? educated and well taken care of. She did not know ex actlv where this family resided, but his information might be obtained at the Sunday school attached to the Seventh Presbyterian church. She went to the pastor of this church, liev. Wilds.who informed her that thechild had been sent to the country by the New York Tribune fresh air fund I was in Europe," said Mr. Wilds, last July, when this child was sent o the country by Miss tiregg, as I understand. Miss (iregg is a mis sioaary of Welleslcy college, and did work at my chnrcii. A year ago Miss (iregg came to me and wanted to send this child away. I said no. that it would lie illegal, that no one hail a right to separate a mother and her child, except through proper le gal means, and I protested then against the scheme to send this child awav. Itut it was sent away when I was in Europe last July. This is the second time thev tried to get the child out of the city. Si:, firrcs's I at emit la the Case, Miss Fanny Gregg, the missionary. was seen at her home on East Tenth street. She said she became ac quainted with the Ehlenberg about live years ago. r.hlcnbcrg, who had been a hotel cliei. lived with his mother, licing separated from hi wife. He was suffering from con sumption. Khlenberg told her he had been married in Germany, his wife lieing a Jewess, and he a Chris tian. Miss Gregg frequently visited him as a missionary, aud when he waa about to die he siKike to her about the future of Carrie. He said as Miss Gregg .alleges, that the mother was not fit to have the child. and talked of the advisability of hav ing her committed to an institution to protect her from the mother. Af ter KhieniKTg's death Miss Gregg bore this in mind, and last summer recommended Carrie to the Tribune fresh air fund as a deserving child to be sent to the country for a couple of weeks. Carrie was sent by the Tribune fund to a clergyman at Cederville, Pa., but she did not know the clergyman's name. After the child went there she (Miss Gregg) thought it would be better to leave her there all winter. With this idea in view she wrote to the clergyman. and he responded by saying his fan ilv would keep the girl altogether. Miss Gregg could not tell the clergy man s name, although she bad been in correspondence wit h him, and had given Dim the child. She did not know, however, that Carrie was not now with the minister, but in the family of a friend of his. Rev. Mr. Parsons, who has charge of the .tribune fresh air fund, said the fund had sent out 15,000 children to the country last summer, and he could not remember what had tie- come of any particular one of them lie supposed that they had all been returned to their homes. He looked in his books and found that Carrie Chienoerg, aged 12, bad been rec ommended for a vacation by Miss ... fanny uregg. The New York Daily America and Mercury says of the case: It is stated by responsible persons that Carrie Ehlenberg is not the first child that has been sent to the coun try from that neighborhood. There was a case last year, and when the child's mother made trouble about it. the child mysteriously turned tip again at home. She looked as if she had been almost starved and worked to death. It Is certain if such is the case, it is without the knowledge of Miss (iregg, who has consecrated her ef forts to the cause of humanity and salvation in the great city, and her friends here will promtly discredit I had scalp disease which I could ot get . ria 01 nam 1 a sea uooa 1 Karsaparilla. Charlotte Goodman Bock Island, IlL" A Well Kawi Trt-Clty Ctttsea Kialre. la . ' Davewpaet. . Walter S. Parsons died at his home. IIO West Thirteenth street. Daven port, at 1 o'clock this morning ot. paralysis of the heart, he having suf fered two previous attacks. Mr. Parsons was one of the best known and most popular dry goods men in me three cities, lie was born at Dunkirk. X. V.. Sept 30, 1835. and came west in 1X67, locating at Davcn- IK.ri. entering the retail dry goods touse of W. C. Wadsworth. Two years later he went to Le Claire to manage the branch store for Mr. Wadsworth at that Place. In 1861 be returned to Davenport, and remained there un til 1871. when he came to Kock Is'- and, assuming the management of Mr. Wadsworth's branch bouse here. Later the dry goods firm of H. D. v aisworih and w . s. .'arsons was formed and continued in the drv goods business, until H. L. Mitchell succeeded to Mr. Wadsworth's in tcrests, and the firm of Mitchell & Parsons enntinned until 1875, when overtaken by reverses. Mr. Parsons entered the employ of different dry goods houses here, and so continued until 1885, when be went to Daven port. He . remained alternately in the employ ot J. H. C. Petersen & Sons, and in the employ of Moline houses until a year ago, when he be came head floor walker for the Klug, Hasler, Schwentzcr Dry Goods conv pany and has since occupied that po sition Mr. Parsons and Miss Elizabeth Morrison were married in 1858 at Dunkirk, and Mrs. Parsons and two children survive, W. S. Parsons, of Minneapolis, and Miss Mary Parsons in I'avcnport. Mr. Parsons was a prominent Mason and a member of Everts Com- manderv. No. 18, K. T.. of this city. The funeral will be held at 2 o'clock Friday afternoon from the late home in Davenport. THE WEAVER WILL. to Bis , 1.1 - McCabe Bros. Cut on Cloaks. The greatest cut of all. Prices that will make them move quick; prices which will mako short work of our surplus. A $5 sale $5 buys nearly the best; C5 bnys what were at one time f 13. $14 and 15; $ buys the very latest, wide collars, wide sleeves, full skirts, fur and braid trimmings, pearl buttons, nothing more stylish; in fact the very latest were" marked down a few days ago to $7.50, $S, $8.50, $9 and' $10. On Monday and Tuesday, and for these two days only, we shall let them go take your choice for $5, $5. $5. Not " all sizes in every style, but a great variety, and you are sure to get double value, perhaps treble, perhaps quadruple. This $5 sale will include a lot of late arrivals in misses' reefer jackets, with wide collars, wide sleeves, choicest of materials, trimmed eitherwith fur or braid, (5 for $10 values. For $5 you get $9 values; for $5 yon get what were last week $8.50 and $8. The best nothing is too good for $5 for these two days, Monday and Tuesday, Jan. '29 and 30. Dress Goods. Two Great Bargains. $ ? Bargains that will over-top any thing wc have tafore offered, and this is saying much. Bargains which will not be forgotten long after the goods are worn out and pre. ...t The first is I be Gilbert pure wool fancy dress flannels. -4t inches wide; value C2c. We have sold them at 60c. This lot. 1.000 yards, goes at 28c per yard. Bemember they are faney stripe and cheveron effects, al. wool and 42 inches wide.- ' i T The other great drive ' is a lot of .30' piece double width dress flan nets, both plain and fancy, at lClc. Colors, gray, black, navy, myrtle, sapphire, mixtures and . all leading shades. ' Dress Trimmings. Some were carried over from last season. Many are this sea son's goods. ' Were 60c, were 62c. were 68c, were 75c, 90c 97o and $1. The whole lot goes oat Monday and while they last for 121c a yard, 12c. Tea, 12Jc is what we say. Trimmings up to $1 for 12Jc per yard. Come and bring your friends. Our linens arc attracting very marked attention, and the very low prices we have just marked on a lot of new goods just opened up, should undoubtedly give quite an impetus to the business. Relatives mad Others Testify as Ueueral Conditio. Pauline Starotsky was called in in the Weaver will case. She saw deorge Weaver at the death of his wife, and he was very ill, and was incompetent to transact busi ness. Lizzie Adams, for five years the housekeeper of Georgo Weaver, Jr. t est i bed to the condition of the old gentleman, while at their house, and that he was flighty, subjected to tits of unreasonable anger, and substan, tiallv all the time, that he was, therefore, unfit to do business. She testified to a number ot occasions when he attempted to take his life ami said they watched him to keep In m from using knives and other things with which he could commi suicide. On cross examination she admitted she was a married woman at the time she liyed at George We tor s, and that her husband had got a divorce from her, en the ground of desertion. The contestants then offered evidence the pleadings and judg ments in the former case of Ixittic Treason vs. Jacob Weaver, for an assault committed on her the day the will was made. The introduc tion of these papers against Jacob Weaver lor f-i0D, which be paid, pro voked a great deal of discussion, but were finally admitted 1 he contestants claim that the effect of this judgment is conclusive. upon Jacob, that he prevented Lot tie s presence at the bedside when the will was made. George M. Stoddard, of Moline, said he was present at the bouse of the old gentleman on the day when the will was made, and heard a pri vate talk between Jake and John, late in the afternoon, before the doc tor got there, to the effect that it was too late to make the will, that the doctor wonld not get there in time. Xostic Starofskv detailed a conver sation between Weaver and Jake and John, and he complained about be ing under control of his boys. ueorge Weaver, Jr., who is an equal legatee with John and Jake in thc.wiu being contested, took the stand against the will. He said his father was under the domination of Jake, who was opposed to the girls; or even bis mother, getting a fair share of the estate. He spoke of several conversations to this effect. He detailed the physical and mental condition of his father during the last two years of his life, and thought him entirely unfit, at times, to do business, and especially on the day when the will was made. Coart Natea. A motion was made for a contin uance in the case of the People ys. W A. Stevens, and the affidavits will be tiled tomorrow. Judge Smith, this morning, decid ed the marriage between Margaret Kano and Daniel Fennel void, on ac count of their being cousins. Axel Johnson came into tbe cir cuit court this morning and with drew his plea of not guilty of lar MC ABE BROS: 1720. 1722. 1724 and 1726 Second ave. SHOES GIVEN AWAY. Misses' and Children's High Cut Shoes Given Away at Schneider's Central Shoe Store. Every lady buying a pair of our $450 shoes will receive a pair of misses' or chil dren's high cut shoes free. GEO. SCHNEIDER, BOCK ISLAND. ILL. CENTRAL STORE, 1818 Second Avenue Wardrobes he? missionary labors- P ste. and in wusequence was lined her missionary labors. Many a home has ' been rendered sad and desolate by the loss of some dear, petted child. This is a dan gerous eeason for children, and pa rents should keep Dr. Bull's Cough svrup nanay. $25 and costs. Johnson is the man arrested for stealing cigars from Uendersen 4 Co.. Moline. Increasing cloudiness today; light snows tonight and Thursday, colder; winds nortnwesieriy. F. J. Walt, Obserrer. Taxes are now due and payable at county treasurer's offica, court house Highest cash price paid for grease Duuaing. wing last year's tax re- ana aeaa nogs mt tne rarreu rerun cei pi. coward oaobksfeld, I ing ana KenOering works. B. C. Clajuu, Deputy. Collector. I -. C K. Wmu. Wardrobes are a househould necessity, so is economy, but to practice this you must make all your purchases of Furniture, , Carpets, Stores and House Furnishings at 1809-1811 Second avenue. Rock Island, 111. Where you always find that happy combination the best goods and the lowest prices. Put your money in the savings bank by purchasing what you need of us, which is an exposition of all the latest style of parlor and bed room suits, dining room and kitchen furnitures. Come and see for yourself. G. O. HUCKSTAEDT C. F. DEFEND, Manager. 1809-1811 Second Avenue Upholstering done to order. Our store closes at M except Saturday. Telephone No. 1208. HARDWARE ITXEE r;our3P4iirr FLOOR PA1IJTS. UESoSn OIL, vTHlTB LEAD. 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