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TFIE AKGUS, MONDAY, JANUAKY 7. 1895.
Spot Cash Eepartrieot Stsrs It Pays to Trade with Young Department JANUARY CLEARING SALE. Twenty-five Per Cent Discount on all Cloaks, Capes and Jackets in Stock. That means one-fourth off on our former low prices. Positively no winter wraps carried over. Every garment must be sold this week regardless of cost or value to make room for an imported line of Spring Goods. That means Garments tlial sol. I at2l. $1. 12, l an. I 'Je will now go at 1S, !". f 12, 7. Sl.AU. :S.7A, J anl '. All prices marked in plain ligures. Muffs liiat sol. I for 7."j, $1. and $1 will now he sold foi :c.-. 7.rc. f l.:"n. an.l so t.n tbroii"li tin full line. Ladies' Fur Cacs that wore rca.lv seller- h tore Xmris al $7, for this sale yl.2.". Ladies' F.le.t : - cal Garment, former price $24, January sale price $!". Swandown pcryar.l lie; Fur Trimmings 9c per yard. Boys' Caps, Misses loo. Is ami Fascinators at less than wholesale prices. Men's hcavv 8-1 Wool Bibbed Undershirts, worth 1. for this sale 3:e. 0l yards Fancy Dress Novelties, regular i-V goods, for this sale 15c. 80') pairs Ladies Black Cassiruere Wool Ho-e I5c per pair. The biggest offer ever offered. i;M) Ladies' tiray Bibbed Vests, llccccd, 3lV .U:uity il cents. I.OitO yards Lonsdale 4-4 Bleached Muslin, worth Ne, tlis sale" CJc. l.Otlf) yards Amoskeag Ginghams for 4lc per yard. And 1,i:mi of other bargains too numerous to mention. Ki.lcr.iowns 3t inch wide, fi.se rpialitv, in cream, light blue, tan and pink, just the thing for children's cloaks, they go in this sale for S7Jc per yard. Shirting Flannels, home made western goods. : i" this sale at 2."c per yard. Iry G.-m.ls. Crockery, Hardware and Hoiisefiirnisl.irig. Furniture Given A large line of elegant furniture given vaway when vou have traded 15 to 25. It is not necessary to trade "it all at "one time. Trade at your convenience, and all purchases will cunt toward these presents. Young 1725 Second Avenue, CLEAN - AT Holiday Slippers AT RIGHT PRICES. Eighteenth Street and Second Avenue. Holiday Slippers Picture Framing WALL PAPER IS NEXT . . Adams Wall Paper Company, 310, 312 and 314 Twentieth street. BiggMt 8 tor.. BiggMt stock 1 th. tkre. elii.t. 1725 Stce&i A? Socfc ialsnL & McCornb s Spot Cash Store. Away. Mc Combs ROCK ISLAND STOCK - Holiday Suppers Now Holiday Slippers GEX. P. S. POST DEAD. Congressman From This Dis trict Passes Away. THE EEVS CAUSES A SHOCK. Sadden Demise mt Waabitiston of (lie New Repreaeutatlve-Etcct -ttlosrauhical Sketch or m IMstlocuUhctl and rarf al Ca reer Arracements for the- Funeral Ac tion r the IIonse-Talk Aliout Snccea aor. Gen. Philip Sidnev Post, of Ga'es l.iirg, the n.-w congressman-elect from the Tenth district, and who for a number of years bus been one of the best, known and ablest represent ative! in the lower house fr-.m the state of Illinois, died stld.lenlv at the Hamilton hotel. Washington, at 4 o'clock vesterdav mornm". The news, which was tir-t brought Hock Island vesterdav afternoon t. bv a private message from ialoshurg to C. L. Walker, soon spread over thecily and caused a shock wherever it was heard. Gen. Post, as is known, had just been rc-clectc.1 to congress from the Tenth district. 1 tying the sit ting member of the Galesburg dis trict, which became merged with the Koek Island district on the new ap portionment, he was, in recognition of his service in congress, renomin ated by the republican convention in this c-ity June 27, last. His election, therefore, made him. while still the member from the old district, the representative-elect of the new. The Ljtst I lines. The general had been alllictol for some lime with stomach tr.uil.le. death being due to heart failure, re sulting from acute gastritis. lie passed the holidays al his home :il Jalesbiirg. returning to Washington last Wednesday. Kaily Saturday morning he was seized with a,n at tack of bis old trouble, which was of the nature of indigestion. This, how ever, did not. assume serious form until evening, although his physi cian, Ir. Hobbins. had been sum moned to attend him during the day About 10 o'clock at night the symp toms became so alarming that lr. Lincoln was called in consultation, both physicians remaining during the night, the end coming at 4 a. m., from heart failure. In Kock Island the news was re ceived with much sorrow, for (ten. Post was a man w ho became more esteemed tlie more he was known. Among the old soldiers he w ho has gone to fame's eternal camping ground was exceedingly popular. A. M. ISlakeslcy, who served with him throughout ihe war, said this morn ing: ) Knew him as a snl.lior and I knew his good qualities. One can not ppcak too highly of him. Those near to him, as I was, recognized the courage and the great worth of the man. His death is a great loss." At Washington he had the repu tation oT being one of the most suc cessful members of the house. Il was his proti.l boast that he never attempted anything for his eonst:t nents that he" did not accomplish, and but a few days ago a communi cation was sent him with reference to the increase in the allowance for Kock Island's public building. As a republican he stood foremost in the councils of his party, and had been mentioned both in connection with the senatorshin this winter, and the next gubernatorial nomination. as :vt:xtn L cari:kr. Won Distinction a a SoMirr ami .tlwi In ClMl Life. General Pest was licst known through bis brilliant military servi.vs in the re-Ix-tlion. where he won hipii rank and dis tinction with ureal rapidity. When the war hopin he w;is appointed second lieu tenant in the Kifth Illinois infantry. After the first Missouri campaign hu Ixs c.inie major, and eight m. r.tlis after his enlistment was mu te colonel of the t ifty- ninth Illinois bir callan try at the battle of l'ea Kulc, in which ho Was tlesperale lv wounded. Kefore h was al.lo to mount lit horse without assistance he rejoiiit'd the troops, then liurryiiijf forward to Corinth, and was at once jo.sign.-U to t.ie c mmun3 of a hfi'adc- From May, l"i t j the -los of the war he was constantly at the front. IVttn the l'attlr of Stone ItiTpr. In the Army of the t'umlxriand as Erst orjranir.'d he commanded the first brigade first thwsion of the lwcntietn army rps from its formation to the dissolu tion of the corps, a brigade consjiicuous in all the enpazeitients of that army, under General lt.secrans. With it he com mented the Kittle of Stone River, drove the en-iuy back st veral luih-s and raptured beetown. During tbe Atlanta laiupuicn he wa transfrn-d to General Wood's division of the Fourth corps, and when the latter was wounded at the battle of Ix)vej iy t-t.ition t t command and returned with it to Tennessee to op pose the prosr.si of the enemy nortn. 1VooM Aeaiu at ?."iutbTille. On Dec 15, in the Ja-shvi!le tiiht- inar he carried Alnt)T"iucry hill nt the point of the bayonet, and ia the next day'a battle fell "dangerously wounded while loaJiusau aosault ou Overton kill. In U &7' '' cm. i s. tost. July. lStC."-e was clven cimmana ot uio western district of Texas and remnined until the withdrawal ot che French from Mexico removed the danger of military con; plic.it ions. St. t.li rf IT' Civil Career. General Post's civil aircc r has lvn art" eventful one. lie w;s lk)rn .March IS, ISlt, in Fb:rUla, Oramro ciunty, N". Y.; was graduated from l"niou collect la 1S55; j.r.Klic el law ia Kansas, w here he clso edited a newsnap-r. and in Illinois. After the war, bi I-', he was appointed consul to Vienna: w:ih prmmti-d consul ceneral for Austria-liuniiary in ls7l, resigned in IsT'.i. was commander of the department of Illinois A. 11. In lsS'j and was a Re publican memlier of congress for four terms bcginiiiu;; with the Fiftieth euu t?resi HMKii. Au:.tN(.uu:r. t;,fl!os t.t the Nrtl at 4;altburg r tin of lite Mnnne. (I tl.K.stii i:u. III... Jan. .7. The news of the death of Gen. Philip Sid ney Post, congressman for the Tenth list net. was received here Sunday looming in a meos.iixe addressed to his sister, Mrs. Ilarvev I... M-iv. who was almost completely prostrated bv the shock. The general left here last Tuesday morning, saying he never fe'.t better, and theiutelligenee of his death was a great surprise. It was known onv to his physician and immedia'e relatives here that he was in poor health aud had been for two years in consequence of sewer- iras pnisomti' at Washington two vears ago. A meeting of citizens was heid vesterdav afternoon and il was prac tical, v decided that the lirand Army should have charge of the obsequies. llett'V Kniiieh. chairman of the con- gnssional conimittee. has alre.idv notilicd the other members of the eomnutlce. (ien. Post's remains will arrive here Wednesdnv morn ing, and the funeral will be held that afternoon. On ail sides are heard expressions of sorrow. (Ion. l ost was a man of the people and lo a very large measure bad tbe re scef. of those here opposed to him in politics, as well as ot his own party. The general leaves with his widow, three children: Iis3 Harriet II. and Philip S. Jr., and W. S. Post. Scene li t lie I!uh. Washington, Jan. 7. Prior to the assembling of the house, the Illinois delegation held a meeting and pre pared resolutions am. general action concerning the death of Kepresenta live Post. It was arranged that, the Illinois delegation and a committee of members of the house meet at the Hamilton hotel at 7 o'clock this evening to accompany the remains to the depot. The train leaves an hour later, (ten. Post's desk was covered Willi crape and decorated with flow ers w hen I In- house was called to or der. The chaplain referred to the deceased in feeling terms in his prist it. Congressman Henderson . an nounced the death of (e n. Post, ::nd resolutions were passed expressing sorrow at his death and providing for the appointment of a committee of nine to atlcinl the funeral and for ad journment as a furthei mark of re spect. Speaker Crisp appointed the following committee: Henderson. Lane, Marsh, ( hilds, W heeler. Illi nois; p.ynuni. Indiana; lloutelle, Maine; I.ticas, South Dakota: Shill ings. Alabama. The house then ad journed. TALK OF HIS SI tl'lsslllt. M.i.iy ictnl)ir.tift Mentioned In Connec tion Willi lliti N.iuiiimti.ili, While it is probably not timely lo di'diss the successor to (ien. Post, yet there have already been many surmises among republicans as to who the partv nominee will l.e in this district Hon. W. II. (iest, William Jackson. ('. I.. Walker. J. I,. Haas. C. H. Deere, an.l William But terworlh are spoken of. It is expect ed that tialesbtirgwill present (Jeorgo W. Prince and George W. Thonip on, while Henry county has two aspir ants in the persons of Hon. H. V. Fisher and Hon. Thomas Nowars. The Tenth district tinder the old apportionment included the counties of Knox, Fulton, Peoria and Stark; but under the new one the district, still designated as the Tenth, com prises Kock Island, Knox, Kenry, Stark. Whitedide and Mercer. It may now be the duty of Governor Altgel.l to call a special flection in the old district to till the unexpired term, and in the new district to till the unexpired term beginning March next. Iloth districts' are strongly republican. Iter Itealh. Mary, the l'l-.lays-old infant of Mr. and Mrs. John P.erkmaier. died yes terday morning. The funeral was held from the residence, UiG Fourth avenue, at 2 o'clock this afternoon. C N. Roberts died at 9 o'clock this morning at the home of his son-in-law. Is. I.. I'.iir. h, Sixth ave nue, aged 7G years. His death was the result of four years of suffering from complications attendant upon mature years. He is survived by three children: Mrs. L. L. Purch, Miss Nettie K. lioberts. an.l T. S. Roberts, conductor en the Kock Isl and. The remains wiil be taken to Brooklyn. Iowa, Wednesday for in terment, deceased's wife beiiig buried there. . What a 1'iece of Work bt Man!'' nd ) limble to tret nut of on) -r. il: f.jol in jr Dot ij-ct Willi him, lilt l.vti m7 be tirr:d, orhi h-rau bar some fabcttwial dertnucment n.a bl.tbtl can become impoicrif lied. ftnl Itroatc o:it icto biil i:id c ul 'iutl. s lli head msj -. kna hi 8ere miy. o&e aid , r.fiiM to ait. or !i limbr ' o'y t.. n.iiti' n. He ..uf loe lilf will powr. tils m'u.l. his BMmory. He may -o In! ipi'irk ronMii ton. or he tnar ti'.- yeara a ntui.. tua.. .-f tr.ll'oaa corr ..tia. All tlii 1, poM 1. 1 1.1 man, t. d if' It ait m.y lr v t .i Uf tti 1 liM-!y tt.f.f f,r Ple-c ft ij.d en Vtsl:tal Hirovtry. IvKitT l'....d i.titi'jKr a' ti th iHtir one 'O iKtAUivrly crrtain in il curat:v action lh.it it tin be aold nnder a guarantee to cure. hc printed raarantee wrai'ped arobtid tacabatua. IteaWra everjafeera. REVOLVER HOUTE. How Charles Otto Ended His Troubles This Morning. HE WAS TEST EASILY WOEMEP. Comiulta tbe AtaTnl Act White Uroo.llng Over Havlus to Nerve tin the Jury. Wblt li Would Altaent lllna l-'ruut Work, auti lie reared Would Kesult in Ills DUcbari-c Coroner f uqneat. Charles Otto eommitted suicide about G:2." this morning, at his home. 22l Second avenue, bv send ing a SS-calibre ball through hi brain. Mr. Otlo got up at the usual hour, started the lire and called bis wife t- prepare hreskfa-a. When the morning meal was read v. Mr. Ho lid not respond lo the call, but kept pacing Ihe floor of the adjoining room, in a worried and apparently gloomy mood. Mrs. Otlo an.l her t wo children had just seated them selves at the table, when a shot was heard in the front room.. Frantic with fright, the mother and daughters rushed for the assistance of neigh bors. tihaatty Sight. Patrick McQuaid, residing nearby, at once hastened to the . scene of the tragedy. Opening a door leading to the front room, the body of Otto was found lyir.g on its right side in a pool of blood. A ils ealibre revolver, clinched tightly in his right hand, with one discharged chamber, was evidence of self-lfv struction. The weapon had been placed at the base of the brain, leaf an ugly trash an.l causing instant death. Willi hi face sidewava, and i buried in a nonl of his own rons.;" presented a pitiable and ghastly r tacle. - T lie Rm.ilt or Worry. Mr. OSt had acted rather peeu. an iay yesicr.iay. atn scarcely a tiling, nml not wishing to cob ye with members of his fkmi'' l' gether showing signs of cy. He complaine'J.-'tffrv during the tlay to bis w. having to serve on the jut had to report this morning January term. He retired! o'clock last night as nsf seemed restless and cuuloHE Mrs. Otto was awakened dr night by his walking np r Ihe room. She asked ,t' whiclrhe attributed to a his foot. She never suspcv thing of a serious natn the fatal shot was heard t' ing. Olto had been enr Peter Fries' liquor Imtiso fo. IS years. Mr. Fries slated that C coi.iplaaied to lu in Satnrd haling to serve on the j. seemed to think it would Tf his discharge. This, no donh riod him into committing tl peratc act. Mr. Otto was Go years of ag a native of Germany. Ho ca this country some thirty yeatf and was one of our oldest ci He is survived by his wife mf daughters. Misses Margatr Blanche. He was a mcmbetf Druids, and a policy holde, Mutual Reserve Fund Life lion. He was a faithful and his domestic relations' known, were always of -1 The funeral will be "held X The Coroner's lnqai. Coroner Ifawes was i'as it impannclicd a jurv Charles Hodgson, foremi Simmons, Conrad Schnek, Mayer. Joseph Schneider an. Maltison. A verdict in act with the evideneo was retur. llinly's Pile Snpjwsitory is" teed to cure piles and cont or money refunded. Fifty . box. Send stamp for circa! free sample to Martin Rndy, I ter. Pa. For -sale by T. II. IV and Hartz & Bahnsen; draerr Uoek Island. 111. KNOWLEDGE Rrlnp comfort and inproremeot r tsnls to ticrsonal enjoyment T :Lt!y used. 'I he many, who Ifvr U r than others and enjoy life more, v I-ss expenditure, ' by hiore pnaf.. ft'tapling tlie worlii s nest wutmc3t ta t I . i . . r - , : . 1 1 : .1 t.ie uet.ita til pu vnivat wuig will attest the value to lieaith of the paire liquid Laxa'.iva principles ctnbrsaued ia tbe remedy, fsy nip of Figs. ... Iu exeeilence is due to its prvsetttlng in tlie form mot acceptable and plea ant t i the taste, the refretliing and truly boncnciul properties of a erfect lax ative ; effectually cleansing the system, di-'tt-liing rolds licaJaehea and leveif and permanently cnri'ig constipation. It lias triv?n ttLsfeiion to millions sad Eet with the ajjiroval of the medical profession, because it acts on the Kid ney, Liver and Bowta without weak ening them and i. U perfectly fire from eve objectionable sultane f'yTTtji of 1- iw is for saJe bj all drcj- ftl.ts in 50e and f 1 bottles, but it ia aaan - utacturru ny the Caiitomiji t ig byr IV). only, whose name is printed eoevt package, alao tue nane, Syrup fcf and being well informed ,roa 1 accept any aalwtitnte if odetedl. . Dress Goods SNe EXTRAORDINARY, r f For one week, ending Saturday the 12th, at 9 p. iu.. we w' sale 2,01X1 yards of the most desirable Dress Fabrics and So. shown iu this vicinity, al prices which will not again bo tjuotcv Dress Goods, such as wc hail offer for this one week. At l'Oo 10 pieces two toned Fng lish llrochc, 3t inch, worth Sic a vard. at i'.c. At 2;e Plaids: only a small lot left, real value -Ijc, but they go at 2.V. At L".e ;Mi yards all wool Check Flannels very desirable for wrajt Jiers r.r dresses," easily worth i'k", but for this time -.'ite. At :'.e sTiiioyar.lst hoicesilk linish Henriettas, worth GOe. the price for this sale ;';. ' At .7e SoO yard pure wool. Mlk linish Henriettas, the very best thing made, worth V. but for one week they go at. per yard, ,"7e. At 5tie 52 inch all wool, !nijHr ted Novelty Suitings worth. 8Te, worth 9i'c," worth CI. thev won't stav lonsr at 50c per vard. . . r At 75c 52 inch imported C1' deniae cloth. Cheviots and or cloths, a beautiful line, V II. 11.12. 11.25 a yard, all, at the ridiculous price o f Vard. ' ; " At II Wide r-rliih Sr wort h 11.42 a y i- I m ported Patt a very choice i a some rpal in the rria'' One doll JL 1 cloth worth up lo 1.1S!V down they go to just 11. ' " At l.e-l;W yards Colored, CasF meres, real value S"i3 a rard.' At l!e:b: yards all wool Dress Flannels, real alue S3o vard. J At 2(e--Rim yards all wool inch colored Dress Flannels value .".7c a yard. At :t:e 5 1 inch all woof" cloth, great value at (52c f f..r this sale the price i At 4.e-46 inch .f .French Sergei Sale 4ie a At :6lv' SA-rgcs rtder