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ROCK ...iitin rut isama...! . mm m , 1 1 n f - I aaeaeia COTOtIT "Picturesque America."! ISLAND ARGUB VQL. XIJI HO M7- The Boston Store DAVENPORT. The Interest at Our . . Linen Department Which was created by the several bargains which we offered in towels, linens, etc will be in tensified this week by the addition of new BARGAINS more tempting than those offt red last week. Here are some of them: Table Linens (;.! IrUh bleached tabic lin en at J.'ic a van!. (..in. I lirnvv half-bleach table linen at i'.V a yard. 7"Mm h loom damask German talili1 linen., rcund water twirl thread at "ic a yard. liuililc table damask. French manufacture, bleached, two yards wide inapkins to match), at ItTe a yard. Two yard wide plain iatin ilania-k at 1.15 a yard. Two yard wide unbleached (i'Tnian anil Irish table linen (naiUn t matcb), at 65c a yard. Lunch Cloths Imported linen lunch rlotha. Austrian manufacture, tine qual ity, Mo each. Fine quality double damask hemstitched 'lunch cloths at fl.U each. I.iinrb cloths in all nixes and qualities. Towels Wf a rt without the least hit ,tin that our prices are the ,.,t on towels on ,DJthinjr vonipare the towels we have 'een w ilin- tor 15c. 18c and 25c Jitn the j,r, haed elsewhere lor the. Kanie money. See the on,., we cffer this f T Wje, 26c ,Dd 85c. If yn don't want to invent in i don't come near the linen r"'iter. for the prices are irre- i!tible. Turkey Bed Table Cbthi 1" 4 turkey red tablo cloths, 'ringed, at 6'Jc each. Hirdsere cotton n,i i;nnn t. ail the different widths. MED, POBSEL &MIIA0H. Cor. Second and Brady THREE MEN KILLED A Premature Explosion at t Pittsburg. . Ben King the Noted Poet Dead. No Prospects of an Indian Outbreak at Guthrie. Pittsbi ko. April 7. While labor ers were excavating for the founda tion of the new plant of the Westing- nouse r.loctnc company at Brenton station this moraine, a nrcmature explosion of dynamite occurred. killing three men and seriously in- jnring three others. The men are all Austrians. ledtaa Oatkmk Probable. Gl'THRIE. Anril 7 News reaches here today that the Cheyenne Indians who have been gathered on the Washita river for several days, have agreed to disperse, and all danger of a general outbreak is over. l'oet itlng Uaad. Bowling Gbeex. Kv.. Anril 7. Ben Klnir. the noted and entertain- ng poet, was found dead in his bed at his hotel this morning. Heart disease was the cause. Te'errnpatn Brief. Governor Tillman baa issued a proclam ation announcing that the South Caroliua insurrection Is at an eud. Walter Wellman and his arctic exnloi ing party have aailed from Rotterdam to Urrgen, .Norway. Obituary: At Tnvlorville. I1L. Albert Sattley; at Plymouth, X. H., Frank Hau- ioii, me actor and acrobat. Mrs. Cornelia Frances Coster, who re cently died at New York, left a will direct ing tlint her entire fortune ol Jl.ooo.imo be devoted to building a mausoleum in Wood- awn cemetery. Miss Ruth Oder committed suicide in the state insane hospital at Jacksonville. Ills. She belonged to one of the best fam ilies in Snriniclield. HI. Her dementia was only of six weeks' standing. Seven highway robbers or northwest side toughs made an attempt to rob a street car at a crossing on oue of the busi- la centers of Chicago. Two policemen run in lour of the robbers. In a saloon in the town of Rhine. Wis.. William Fisher, a voting farmer, was tabbed by Tony Itobnuo, an Italian risliers recovery is doubtful, Unbans was lodged in jail. Great consternation prevails in the mid- fiB'i li ttglaiMd, owing to the. ure of New, Prance & Garrard, solicitors, of Evesham. The liabilities of the tirui are estimated at tl.SOO.ouo. Its business was largely that of a private bunk and it Included among its clients many farmers. Kdward Atkinson says that in the great urban region of New York city and con tiguous thereto the real estate mortgngc debt amounts to l.BW.O'lO.oiJO 21 per cent, of the whole similar debt of the United States. In Memory of Hamilton 1'lsh. ALBANT, X. Y., April G In the assem bly chamber occurred the memorial exer cises in honor of the late Hamilton Ki.sli. The spacious chamber Was beautifully adorned with banks of potted plants, and the large columns draped with bluck and purple cloth. St. Peter s Episcopal choir sang. Bishop Iloane prayed. Dr. Mutters- ball delivered the benediction, aud Hon. George F. Kdmuuds of Vermont delivered the oration. It was a masterly ellort and the audience was composed in a great measure of Albany aud Xew York society people and were greatly interested. All the members of the legislature were pres- eut. Will Superintend the Vaurislla. Richmond. Ind., April 0. The informa tion la given out here by lVnnsylvuuia railway official that H. I. Miller, superin tendent of the Eouisville divisiob, is to be made general auperiuteudeut of the Van dulia. Dojr Ban Over nad Killed. Ciiicaoo. April 0. John Huuimingrio, 11 years old, was run over by a heavy wagon while playing in iront of bis home, aud died at the county hospital. John Quinlan, the driver of the wagoti, was locked up. The parents of the dead boy claim the accident was due to his care lessness. Iteath of a Hanloa Brother. PLYMOUTH, X. H., April 6. Frank Han- 1.. a,f t lii, ticitml HmiiIiiii limflia.nL actors and acrobats, died here, lie was 31 nlil aud luiil been sick with cud. sumption for a long time. The Great Mistake Columbus Made. Schoolmaster Wh V was it that hia great discovery was not properly appre ciated until long after Columbus was dead? Nineteenth Century Schoolboy Be cause he didn't advertise, air. Loudon Tit-Bits. KataraL Castleton I hear yon are engaged to Miss Biggesolle, the girl yon went horse back with so mnch last summer. How on earth did yon munatro it? Summit I couldn't help it, old man. We were thrown together so much. Truth. A Beelpa for Happli The teenrt of a happy lite I. a hi. the and chee ful wi.'e. Yet a- wife "an married be Eire from jrrievout psln the'i free. r ch freedom cone" lo nnl jr lhoo On wont On m tore health bes ova. To Inenre til' of description. V Dr. rirne's Favorite Prescription. MIm Msggie Jera. of Burbreck. f t. Lsodry Parish. L esys: I ww bio tick lor torn time with female toaplaint, and all the medi cine my friends gve are did me no food. De.th was approaching; all my friends bad given me np todk. I heasd of year wouderfat med ctne. and I honiM two bottles of It. aa l before I hid takes i be la-r, I rot entirely well. I aa .till rjiyiu( rood btal b, sad ,ec. w praie jour avdieun ORDEREQ OUT OF TOWN. General" Frye and nis Arm Comaelled Leav Cart fit. Louis. ST. Lous, April 6. Under the order of the chief of police of Kast St louis General" Frye's industrial army took another but very short step toward Wash ington. Satisfied that the railroads would not voluntarily transport the travelers. Chief Walsh ordered General Frye to get his men beyond the city limits as soon after 8 o'clock as possible, Frye accepted the situation and after an early and ab breviated breakfast, consisting principally of beans, he got his men in line and quiet ly moved from Camp Relay, in the mud dy bottoms of East St. Louis, to a point on the Collinsrille turnpike just outside the limits of East St. Louis. There they halted and went into camp again to await developments. In the meantime the East St. Ixuis outposts have been reinforced and orders issued to prevent the return into the city limits of any of the men now that they have been forced bryoud the boundaries. Just what will become of the men is hsrd to say. They are practically without food and the casthound roads refuxe to move them far ther both on their own account and be cuuse of .instructions received from east ern cities uot to bring the wanderers into their limits. QUIET IN THE COKE REGION. Strikers Lay lion Their Arms and Ketara to Their Homes. Uxiostows, Pa., April 6. The strike is over, and ignominious defeat marks its collapse. Within the past six hours the rioters from both sections of the coke field have laid down their arms and gone peaceably to their homes. The movement was a miserable fuilyre and not a point was gained by the men. They are in a worse coudiUou now than before, as the companies are starting their works with English sieaking workmen to the exclu sion of the foreign element. All the works in the southern end of the region are either running or preparing to start up lietween this and Mouday, while those in the northern end are in lull operation. C, E. and Ft. IV. Hallway Lleetion. Richmond, Ind., April 0. The Cincin nati, Richmond and Fort Wayne railway elected the follow ing directors: William Parry of Hichmoud, F. C. liinkley, John F. Miller, Henry E. Robinson. David Stud ebaker, J. T. Brooks, John Davidsou, Pittsburg, and James McCrea, Pittsburg; William C. Hugart, William R Shelby, and T. J. O'Brien, Grand liapids. The election of officers resulted: William Parry, president; William C. Hugart, vice president; T. A. Goshen, secretary and treasurer; C C. Binkley, general counsel. George Gould's Children Christened. New Youk, April 0. At All Saint's Episcopal church at Lukewood, X. J., were christened the four children of Mr. and Mrs. George J. Gould. They were named respectively Kingdom, Jay, Mr jorie Gwyune, aud Helen Vivian. The ceremony was performed by the Rev. Dr. nmaraaVthejiUuiahince was limited to the immediate lumiiy and a few intimate friends. Miss Anna Gould, who is now in Europe, whs the only mem ber of the family not present. Miss Helen Gould was godmother for all of them. Were I'layiug "Hangman." DAXVILXE, Ills., April 0. The two sons of Vrius Wheeler, Willie and Charlie, aged respectively 5 aud 3 yeurs, were in a grape arbor playing "hangman." Wil lie tied one end of t he niie to a grape vine, and the other he fustened around his brother's neck, after which lie pushed him off the top of tiie nrlKr. The child was almost dead when Willie finally lie came frightened aud informed his mother of what he had done. The neighbors were called in and had bard work to bring the child back to consciousness. Craxy Woman on a Fire-Escape. Xew Yoke, April 6. Mrs. Helen Hedges, who arrived here with her hus bnrnd from Pine Pin ins, X. Y.. created a scene at the Vanderbilt hotel by ru-hing out on the fire escape in her nightclolhes and threatening to jump off. A police man saw her and rail ujistairs to the room, where her husband was sleeping uncon scious of his wife's dautr. The husband succeeded in rescuing his wife. She n its iusane. Mr. and Mrs. Hedges were n their way to Chicago. Sonte Remarks by Sovereign. Des Moines, la., April 6. General Master Workman Sovereign said: "The action of the civil authorities at Allegheny City, Pa., iu arresting aud incarcerating the members of the commouweul i.rmy without just cause or provocation will go far toward aggravating the public miud aud creating great public sympathy for Mr. Coxey and his followers." Sovereign is uot in sympathy with Coxey. Congressman Wilson Improving. SAX Antonio, April 6. To a corresiion dent of the St. Louis Republic who tele phoned Congressman W. L. Wilson at the Cable ranch, uicht miles from town, the congressman stated that he was steadii improving' in health and strength,f,and would probably return to the city in two more days. He spends a portion of each duy riding horseback over the ranch. Presidential Nominations. Washington, April 6. The president has seut the following nominations to the senate: Postmasters:' Xelpho Biedlcr, Mount Pulaski, Ills.; John M. Higgs, Couneisville, Ind.; John Lynch, Lilwrty, Ind.; Henry Koeser, Marietta, O. Lycnr- gus R. Woodward of California to be a commissioner in and for the district of Alaska, to reside at Ouuulaska. Died on a Train. Hl'KTIXCTOK, Iud., April 6. J. A. Liiid guist, a member of the editorial stuff of the Xew York Commercial Bulletin, died suddenly on board an Erie train near Rochester. Ind. He was accompanied by his wife, and was en route from Colorado bpriugs, where he had been for some tune seeking health. His body was brought to this city. A Reformatory. Maud Muller Didn't you say she was a prominent leader iu the dreas reform movement? I Maid Marian Well she steeps a clean- I big and dyeing establishment. Kate 1 field's Washington. BOCK ISLAND, ILL., SATURDAY, APBIL BAD MEN ARRESTED. They Are Charged with ITortnriog and Kobblagaa Old Man. Bwllaibe, O., April 6. Joseph Taylor, Joseph Hanson, Ett Hoover, Friti Weaaey aud John Monahan were arrested in this city, Bridgeport : and Martin's Ferry, charged with torturing and robbing john Parker, an old man, on the night of Feb. 23 last. Taylor's house was searched and. in the back of the stove gold eyeglasses belonging to Parker were found, as well as knives, spoons and other articles which were identified aa belonging to Parker. At the preliminary hearing they were bound over to court in (1,000 each. This gang is supposed to have commit ted several robberies in this neighborhood. Old man Parker is still in a precarious condition. On the evening of the robbery Parker was called outside his house by five men, who. knocked him down with a heavy club and tied him securely. They ransacked the house, and finding nothing, they tried to tort ure him to make him divulge the Whereabouts ofhis wealth. A large poker was heated in the fire and his feet were scorched, but it was of no avail. Parker's skull was crushed and his arm broken. Swindled by Green Goods Men. SPIUSGFIELD, Mass., April 6. Richard Peters, whose home is in Gloucester coun ty, X. B., discovered while at the Ameri can house in this citw that he had been robbed of t500 by green goods men. He went to Xew Y'ork to accept, their offer of 7,000 for toOl The money was given him in a box with the injunction not to open it for a certain time. Ha went to bed and dreamed that he had been robbed. Wak ing, he at once opened the box, only to find it stuffed with the customary waste paper. t r Dealing in Lmtaaapad Opletaa. St. Louis, Aprii 6. Befere United States Commissioner Crawford J. C. Wil hite. of Benton Station, a suburb of St. Louis, was arraigned on a charge of deal ing in unstamped opium. He waived ex amination and was held for the grand jury in l,0UO. His son, J. E. Wilbite has Isien arrested on a'' similar charge in Chi cago, and the authorities are on the track of a t hird man alleged to have becji impli cated in the deal. Jail Delivery at Logansnort. Loganspoiit, Ind., April t.. Solomon Speed, colored, in jail for robbing J. D Taylor's jewelry store of tflno worth of goods, two other prisoners, Edward Ham ilton, who made a murderous assault re cently upon Policeman Skelton, and Churles Williams, who was locked up for highway robbery, broke juil by sawing out at the roof and lowerim: themselves to the ground by means of clothing. Stabbed by an Italian. Sheboygax, Wis., April 6 In a saloon in the town of Rhine William Fisher, a young farmer, was stnblSed by Tony Ro bano, an Italian. Fisher is so seriously in jured that his recovery Is doubtful. Ha buno is lodged in the county jail iu this city to await the result. It is said that the stubbing was done without any provo cation. The Italian was tiuurrelsome fellow. Found the Constitutes Guilty. DAl:LlNGToX,S.C.,April 6. The coronor's jury has rendered a verdict to hold Mc- Lendou for the killiug of Xormont: Cain for the killing of Redmond and that Red mond killeti Pepper. The military court w ill first submit its report to tiovcruor Tillmuu. A Slayer Gives Himself I'p. F.AC CLAHUi, Wis., April C Word comes fiom Rock Falls that Joslah Hoover, who. a year ago killed his cousiu, Eiias Hoover, has returned uud given himself up. Both were prominent farmers and the kiliiui; caused great excitemeut. . An Old Firm in Trouble. CniCAGO, April ii. The Empire Show Priutiug company made an assignment in the county court to the Equitable Trust company as assiguee. Assets aud liabili ties have not yet been scheduled. The concern is one of the oldest .iu its line of busiueu in the city. i The severest cases of rheumatism are cured by Hood's Sarsaparilla. the great blood purifier, j Now is the me to xase it. Mood s cures. Seven Per Cent Loans. The followinsr is a nartial list of completed gilt-edged firs) mortgage loans on hand, which wa now offer . ' - . IT for sale subject to previous selections for their face and accrued interest. These loans have been carefully se lected by us, and are lirst-class in every respect, ihey are all seven per cent net to the investor. We have other loans to offer if these are not in amounts to suit the investor. Amount prr 2m4 Valut Vent of Security I 850 00 7 6 years f2,300 00 ' 800 00 7 5 1.500 00 315 00 7 5 0 1,500 00 1,500 00.... 7 6 i 8,000 00 450 00.... 7 5 "' 4,060 00 1,000 00.... 7 5 8,500 00 200 00.... 7 5 1,800 00 500 00.... 7 5 t: 1.500 00 2,200 00 ... 7 5 - 4.000 00 1,400 00.... 7 5 " 2.500 00 1,000 00.... 7 5 2.000 00 1,600 00.... 7 5 " 8,200 00 2.000 00.... 7 5 5.720 00 i ud securities we offer are espec ially adapted for the investment of trust funds, as our personal atten tion to all details of the loan, from its date to its maturity, relieves the iuv estor irom an annoyance, except to present his coupon to us for col lection. For further information call at the otUce of JACKSOU L HURST, Masonic Temple. GEO. F. ROTH, Supt. 7. 1694. tdeWJ Cizr Qtoro. When you're ready to "shake" your winter duds we're ready to serve you. We have added a new feature to our line of clothing. Pants NO MORE OR NO LESS. These pants will be made to your measurement guaranteed to fit, or don't you take them. About one hundred patterns to select from. Underselling Everybody On Everything. Largest and Island. Big Store. Louis Hanssen's SEED STORE 213 and 215 West Second Street, Davenport, Iowa. Dealer in Garden. Field and Flower Seeds. Fresh, pure and reliable of the highest class, for the Market Gardener. Private Gardener And the Farmer. Lawn Grass, Timothy, Clover. A complete stock of Seed Drills, Cultivators and gar den tools of every descrip tion. A full line of the cel ebrated Planet, Jr.. tools. Also berry box material fresh stock. Louis Hnnssen, Wholesale and Retail Dealer, 213 and 215 West Second St., Davenport, Iowa. 0 Si s BE Si J w -sip g ! SAX&RWE, AOCXSLAAfylU. Made to order for the small sum of finest store, and by far SAX&R1CE, RQCK ISLAND, It is a Feat To Fit Feet PROPERLY . iPr- Same as above in russet, 6 button, etc., only $3.25. See them. . ' . Gentlemen, we are showing the handsomest line of men's shoes in the tri-cities, in russet or patent leather 5-button, and the "elite" toe. "The BOSTON," 162) Second Ave.. Under Rock Island House. FBICS TXXSE3 CCHT3. Dluo Front. $4 the largest stock in Rock Blue Front. III. . We Can and Do Look here for $3 ladies tan and black imitation lace bloucher. Ladies' fine vici kid boot, patent tip, narrow square toe, long vamp, very stylish. A LEADER $3 buys a 6-button, wrinkled vamp, fine dongola shoe, a very hand- some shoe. LATEST XOVELTIES IN CAM BE KB AT E. F. DORtf, The New Merchant Tailor. 1822 etXXKtD AVE. -Mot. vr where If-'